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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1911)
1Em.c OJrcnl Slnrttey eottitltu
Covers an ren of 0,428,800 acre ol
land, 4,031,051 acrea yet vacant inbect
to entry under llio public land lawa ol
the United fjtulcs.
Tiw MMWMU'niMir ol lliimnv Conn I
itM t4?linnt circulation nml IhiiiiimiI
" )(! MlyjwfiliiK imiilliiinn In Knalmn
IWHNS, HAHNEY COUNTY, Olth'P'ON, DECKMHER Zi, 1011
a e ii i :i
itly, Bought More Timber Land
in BwjValley Section
catjeIKension to burns
lit MadCTatf Baker Itoad May Begin Work in
Mjf to M?jtllill in Burnt) Contractors RiihIi
Hm MMlMftterial on Oregon &, Eastern Work.
From The Itcv. A. J Irwin to Urn
Many Ilnrncy County PricnilH.
i Sumptf,YiU:Iy Kuil
HK!ot Um 'rcctiit oil'or
rflSH M MM8 to OX-
ne to thin tws auli
tn ttUioHtittg; report
umptr VififijWjjiiia re
ed a oHWrbIo area
mbr koWtSSnn Hear
I)i:,it IIaunkv Co. Fkiunds:--
Through llio kindnosH of The
Times-Herald I am permitted
once more to get into touch with
imy many friends, Heattered
I tlirntlirliniit llnrnnv fTniinlv. II
a uTr'i1 ,KIV01! bus been my purpose for Home
HmfwM thkiiek and i l!nu, ,0 w,.;k, Sllcia cll(,,..,H (,jH
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wm mi mis, .jiiiocMim
Lest I IrcHpaBS upon the space
usually reserved by the editor to
air his own "grouch" it behooves
mo to close, and 1 will do so with
tho compliments of llio glad sea
son which is now upon us.
From one who has ever tried
to reckon a fricimhip nl it full
value, Andiu.w J. Ihwin,
"GIVii Till: D5VIL HIS DUES"
A State Wide Campaign Inaugu
rated to Secure Oregon's
Share Kcclamation Fund.
.' it going tocxtend to
medium of your paper, I can keep
t lull mi von. nnil vol vnn linv no
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auuinniy lltt. r ,1i:,l ... f .. .,
,- , -war ... , " J wi 1'Mi.yiiiH v 'V. 'lit Hill ii
I ' M willilu' lllIlt ollr frit'n,Isllii. ct"
iFrir mented through ten years of la-
mHSw,S8?C0U,nlry ," associations, should he
iwm i"$P fro,n so rudely broken. As I write
WH of ,L5in, vall(,y this letter it is not the friends in
mUurtUpww through small circumscribe.l locality of
"yw Jj& 1'tT ''' who,n ' Hl" llli,lki,,K' huL ,)f
I3ei' Vfly. I'rom f noun's nil over tho county. As
toBurjwlotadifh. , ,nk of yoUf ,,ow raI)i(,y
y to buHdUtkrouRh as n,ime8 nn, facos , vwnttt ,W8K
ft rrM eyK3 had. j panoramic review.
m hd Ktaled before '-usc friendships are all to
wW MMgBurim as ,i(,ar lo mo lo ,t. thoughtlessly
i Hill NutM iNnotratcil a,j carelessly lost. 1 count my
V " B re1 otll"r!.uelf happy to have spent the best
Pn 'thrtHorrimiin ( ton years of my life to tho work
, $& j in Harney County, and to have
uncwnthiyot been',,, a pai.( 10Wovcr small, in the
w'tM Vu """"Idovolopmontof so grentn country.
H!U HiMi jn Oregon Wo are vcry ,,ieaH!inty located at
ctecUd Wlthm a short ftlyrllo poillt Oregon, on the
'ot it MajMcn sUitw! C(MIUie river, forty miles, by
kwe to tWHIIl8tlmtlhorvor to tho ocoail wjlh
!jmwt offt further (aiy roumI tril) )0at scrvjco t0
I b mMXbout the ' , from the ciaii.
uTlL cx,,t'1'l0(1 Myrtle Point is about the size
?Hl b from-the Dos- of 1urns It ia n0toc ,it.8
Mt to .the Harney from l0 ocoan ovorand. It is
,wW eJJgccl,on b c, located in a very rich dairy
WOuMitoMfcijrthls city factories arc fomiTI every few
llroAdmtorof a vast
With mme of the
Mt productive land in
twrltory, in this por
ia wttw 'irrigation
mm fttmrthis source
ia rwlrM tb immense
wn thin wction and
r prtwr!;to care for
tHM it in' confidently
t HiHMonH)i north of
will HavtlflrBt consid-
i,MMNrtaujf work on
l4"witlno is en-
Th 0irio Argus
vWt afflhort Lino
tlt pliai last week
ima ttw oftlcialn an
t OMtrai had been
uttomioiV- The Utah
nCo, ftf Discing sup
t.rttSfi. Iii fact
ItiimmfQmUuU) to the
lof Dec. 18
w and other
ilfftV the Utah
t.AuSa' - "
wmswrn, foot Inn no
miles along the river. The pro
ducts of these factories are but
ter and cheese; yet the dairy in
dustry here is in its infancy. The
grading, caring for, and feeding
tho cows is practiced with little
regard to scientific methods.
The lumber industry of this part
of tho state is no small item.
Millions of feet of lumber in one
form or another passes through
tho harbor at the mouth of the
Coquille river every month. This
is also a great vegetable and fruit
country. It is best adapted for
small fruits. The Logan and
blackberry grow to perfection
here. A modern evaporator and
cannery were- built here this
The country is very much un
developed. With our boat sor
vico and little "jerkwater" rail
road wo do not feel so isolated as
in Harney county, and yet con
ditions arc- very much the same.
We are haunted over here by tho
same nightmaro that haunts
you. Wo aro afraid the railroads
will got to coming so thick that
wo will not know which way to
The p resent railroad and de
velopment and general prosper
ity news which comes from East
ern Oregon is certainly a har
binger of better things ai no dis
tant day. No ono rejoices in
these things more than the
Sotfen-Passcrflcp Cara Studebakce
mil .siKMiiisr wav
ms-Bend Auto Line
LINS AUTO COMPANY
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It IHJUNS, Oregon
A stale wide campaign will be
started by commercial organiza
tions of Oregon lo got recogni
tion from the Government lo
which the slate is entitled in tho
distribution of reclamati'on funds.
This movement will be along the
lines adopted by the Pendleton
Commercial Association at its re
cent meeting in indorsing the
west extension of tho Umatilla
C. C. Chapman, secretary of
the Oregon Development League,
who attended llio I'endleton
meeting, believes the campaign
will succeed. He find the pros
pects exceedingly favorable for
the President to make the allot
meiit lo Oregon for the Umatilla
project, now that the people of
Pendleton and the surrounding
country have gone on record
favoring the extension.
"There was much opposition
at the Pendleton meeting," said
Secretary Chapman, "based on
fears that it work a hardship jon
settlors and land owners of Uma
tilla county. In spite of this op
position, the proposition war. in
dorsed on its incrilx and steps
will be taken to secure recogni
tion of claims of settlers who may
feel themselves damaged. In
face of this feeling of private in
terests, Pendleton business men
indorsed the extension, believing
it would be of benefit to Oiegon.
"The extension will open up G0
000 acres, suslaininga population
of from 20,000 to 50,000 people.
The land will be adapted lo di
versified farming, intensive agri
culture and fruit growing.
"Commercial organizations of
tho state will adopt resolutions
calling for Oregon's share of re
clamation funds and is the time
for everyone to write to the
President asking for a fair ap
portionment. Six other states
have had .'IbO per cent, of their
contributions from the sale of
lands returned to them for recla
mation work, while Oregon has
had but 18 per cent. I can not
but think that'a popular demand
upon tho President will bo of
great influence in securing his
The service.'! at the Presby
terian church to-morrow will be
in harmony with the Christmas
thought. There will be services
both morning and evening. Dr.
Pabbidge will ureach and there
will be special music.
Prelude -"Festive March," -Si'liarwcnku
Mr. .lames I). Fellows
Carrol "Prince of Peace," -CloHiilitcr-Leiyhter
Hymn- "Hark tho Herald Angels
Anthem "There were Shep
herds," Dudley Buck
Douhlo Quartet Solo, Mrs. Gault
OnVrlory"Ho shall Feed his
Flock." - Handel
Hymn--"Joy lo tho World."
In the evening Mrs. Mellose
will sing "Seeking for Me."
Sways - Two cows have been
at my ranch for several years
and tho owners may have- satno
by proving properly and paying
all charges against them includ
ing this notice. Descriptien:
Hod cow about 12 years old
branded either a T or .1 on left
hip I)D on left thigh; ear mark
crop and half under crop in each
ear, duelap cut out below. Tho
other a red cw about 14 years
old, brands have been defaced so
that they can not be made out;
sho has a brand on each hip;
mark crop oil' each ear and right
ear slit; wattlo on loft neck and
right jaw. .1. A. Williams,
BILL HANLEY'S ADVICE
Our "Only" Hands Out Suggestions
to St. Paul Newspapers
LIKE GREELEY, SAYS GO WEST
Local Booster Says Oregon is Agricultural Department
Store as We Grow Everything in The Category
Has Second Initial "But its Gone out of Style."
This is what our "only" Pill tioris of our city have elected
told the newspaper boys in St. , officers for the new year and in
"I just thought I'd take a run
stallalion ceremonies will take
place beginning next Wednesday
I U'llll I Itii Tlfnonnn (tHff1 C7inu n.1
.!. It,! .. V.. .. ... " "- "'-- UIIU OLUI UIIU
.. ,. ..,. xuu kw, my (iurjnK lhe first part of January
cows Keep me at home most of Those elected and not previously
llio lime, but every couple of
years I like to take a swing down
in the direction of the sunrise.
I thought, as this was the occa
sion of ono of the best land shows
ever held, it would be a good
time lo come.
"Any middle initial? Well, to
be candid yes; but I never use it.
Middle initials have about gone
out of use down where I hail
"Oregon is what I call an agri
cultural department store. Wc
grow'everything in the category,
and I expect to see Oregon come
right to the front among the
states represented at the coming
"Of course my neighborhood
is a little out of the beaten path.
125 miles from a railroad in fact.
reported in these colurns are:
Harney Lodge; No. 77, elected
Ar.thur Horton, N. G.; B. F.
Siler, V. G.; TIios. Sprague, re
cording secretary; Byron Terril,
financial secretary; H. M. Hor
Sylvia It. D. No. 43: Byrd
Dalton, N. G.; Julia Cawlfleld,
V. G.; Madge Leonard, recording
secretary; Florence Dalton, trea
Burns Lodge, No. 97: Wm.
Miller, W. M.; J. h. Gault. S. W.;
Win A. Gowan. J. W. ; Sam
Mothorshead, Secretary: J. C.
Welcome Sr., treasurer. The
the terrible experience.
Pete Prestd . says ho in atill
nervous from tho ahock. Pete
has been showing the cubs foot
as evidence of his experience and
still some do not believe it. On
A DEMONSTRATION IN GOOD KOADS
A demonstration road a quarter
of a mile long is to be built at
the Union Experiment Station
by the Oregon Agricultural Col
lege in order lo teach tho farmers
of that district the methods of
building and maintaining good
market roads. The land there is
a sandy loam which lends itself
readily to the sand-clay and oiled
earih methods of construction,
both of the cheapersorl, one sec
tion of the new road will be an
ordinary earth road properly
crowned and drained but not
maintained. Another built like
it. will be kept in repair with a
road drag. A third will show
the sand-clay process, and a
fourth will be treated with a
heavy oil. Careful record of the
cost of construction and main
tenance will be kept.
I FOR SALE BY OWNER.
i 1 section, (110 acres, level un
improved sage brush land in
Harney Valley, can be subirrigat
ed. 1G0 acre tract, fenced, good
house deep well and otherwise
improved. Prices made to suit in
tending settlers. No speculators
need apply. Inquire at this office.
Always ready for job printing.
I A Des Moines man had an at-
I tack of muscular rheumatism in
his shoulder. A friend advised
him to go to Hot Springs. That
meant an expense of $150 or
more. He sought for a ouicker
' and cheaper way to cure it and
i found it in Chamberlain's Lini
I ment. Three days after the first
application of this liniment he
J was well. For sale by all dealers.
MEN I IIAVO SKETCHED.
it present, but we expect a road, MnnB ,! 'Win qo.. .;ii
to come down that way from hoId joint installation on next
present developments. Mr. Hill , Wednesday evening. Dec. 27, as
promises ml No. s.r Mr. Hill ,ias been tho CU3tom for 8everaI
never promises anything. His
first promise is a performance.
I don't really think Lewis and
Clark would find things much
changed right in my neighbor
hood, but in the valleys to the
north they might think Ponce de
Leon's dream had been realized
and they had found the fountain
of perpetual youth.
I think the West is today the
logical goal of every ambitious
young fellow who is willing to
put his shoulder to the wheel.
The trouble is, too many merely
visit our coast cities and return
homesick and discouraged, with-'
out ever venturing into the rural
parts. 'Back to the farm' is my
slogan, and it can't be emphasiz
ed too much.
Already we are abandoning
years. The ceremonies are open
to all Masons and their wives.
Stars and their husbands.
Harney Valley Camp: J. E.
Loggan. C. C; Dr. L. E. Hibbard,
P. C. C; Adviser lieutenant, R.
J. McKinnon; Ludwig Johnson,
clerk; C. A. Harlan, banker; Wal
ter Struck, escort; Clarence Mc
Kinnon, watchman; Wm. Foren,
sentry; Dr. J. W. Geary, physi
cian; Sam Mothershead, J. M.
Dalton. F. W. Tritsa.
WOMEN OF WOODCRAFT.
Tule Circle: Guardian Neigh
bor, Mrs. Ella Lucky; P. G. N.,
Mrs. Ella Caldwell; Advisor, Mrs.
Vera Welker; Clerk, Eula Harlan;
Magician, Miss Mamie Winters;
the idea of utilizing good lands' Attendant, Mrs. Pearl Fisk; Capt.
for range purposes and the man
of pluck has a better chance now
than a generation ago in that a
country. It is necessary that a
fellow have the stick-to-the-finish
spirit, and not pull out just as the
sun is nbout to shine.
There are too many college
graduates running around help
less nooadays. You see, they are
so pollished it is impossible for
anyono to fasten a hook on them
and make use of them. This, I
think is due to a popular belief
existing some few years age:
'Give your boy something nobody
can take away from him.' In
stead their parents gave them
something nobody else had nny
particular use for.
of Guard, Nollie Reed; Musician,
Mrs. Emma Gowan; Inside Sen
tinel, Ernest Musick; Outside
Sentinel, Clill'ord Reed.
CIIASUD BY A BEAR.
One of the local hunters had a
hair breadth escape a few days
ago while out hunting ducks.
A party of four went up the
river for ducks and one of them
was away from the crowd when
he came running back, all out of
breath and with a piece of the
bear to verify his story. Here is
While hunting along the river
bank ho saw a cub boar and at-
I believe in education by all tacked it, and was getting the
means but let it bo more gradual.
with some hard knocks thrown
in, and then there won't be so
best of it, having succeeded in
cutting oil" one paw when the old
boar appeared and made a rush
many lads running around look-1 for him. Ho started to run and
ing for jobs filling fquntain penslimmediatoiy found himself in the
for ex-senators and like, I do
think though, that agriculture is
the best thing a young man can
study if he wants a comfortable
The several secret organizr.-
river, which he was compelled
to swim, and the old boar fol
lowed. Ho beat the bear across
by a narrow margin and climbed
a large sajjo brush where the old
bear could not reach him and re
mained there until tho boar went
away, then ho returned to the,
parly completly exhausted from
(Copyright. H. Homer Dsrtni-ort S)wilrte)
When Charles Warren Fair
banks came to the United States
Senate it placed me in an awk
ward position as bis mother and
my father were first cousins who
had kept closer in touch with
each other than many brothers
and sisters, although they had
lived in widely separated parts
of the United States since early
Fairbanks was tall and thin
when he first came to the Senate
and immediately presented the
finest opportunity for the carica
turist that the Senate offered.
I thought it all over and staked
him out for a brief interview re
garding the matter which turned
out more agreeably all around
than I had expected. As I ex
plained to him, if I should draw
serious pictures of him and cari
catures of the other members of
the Senate we would soon find
ourselves in the same rut with so
many poor sports who like to
poke fun at the other fellow and
save themselves. He agreed with
me that such a thing would
never do, in fact he advised that
I should go ahead with him, for
get our relationship and friend
ship and treat him just the same
as other senators. I asked him
if he would explain this to Mrs.
Fairbanks and he said he would,
whereupon I proceeded, and my
first picture of him took up twe-
thirds of the paper in length and
one column in width. I followed
it up the next day with one show
ing him receiving some friends
in the visitors' gallery and hold
ing Senator Mason up in his arms
to meet these people. Mason
sent for me later and threatened
violence if I ever showed him
again in company with that long
legged grasshopper, as he called
him, from Indiana.
1 was feeling remarkably
pleased with myself that the only
danger I need fear was from Ma
son, as I had, thoughtfully for
once, fixed it with the Fairbanks
family, before I commenced
But the next afternoon while
walking with a friend on Penn
sylvania avenue, just after the
matinee was out, 1 met Mrs. Fair
banks and bowed as politely as 1
knew how, whereupon sho lifted j
her chin in the air, quickened her
pace anil walked rapidly by. My
friend was certain I had been
snubbed, but 1 told him I thought !
she had not really recognized me. j
However, he insisted that I
should feel snubbed over this I
seemingly luko-warin treatment.
So to prove lo him that there was
some mistake in his view-point, '
(Continued on page !.)
Join THE TIMES-HERALD'S HOMER DAVENPORT
now running weekly in Tho Times-Herald in
connection with Mr. Davenport's great scries
HEN I HAVE mm
This week the subject of the sketch is Fairbanks
The contest is open to all readers of The Times-Herald
below the age of twenty-one years excepting teachers of
drawing and professional artists.
Cut out of the columns of The Times-Herald each week
Mr. Davenport's cartoon and make a free hand copy of it
on clean white letter or drawing paper either with pen or
Then mail the clipping and your copy together with
your name, age and address to MANAGER, THE TIMES
IIERALD'S HOMER DAVENPORT DRAWING CONTEST
Each week a committee will pass upon the drawings
and make the awards.
To the person submitting the best drawing will be giv
en a handsome artist's proof of Mr. Davenport's sketch
printed on Japan paper and personally autographed by
the great artibt.
These autographed artists proofs are not for sale at
any price and will be highly treasured by those who are
so fortunate as 'to receive them.
The educational value of this contest as an encourage
ment to the study of art and modern history cannot be
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