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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 26, 1918)
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Illi: FIRST NATIONAL HAN'K OK
ill UN'S. CAPITAL ANII si mi. IN
iHMi.imii. rill, HANK THAT
M KKS VOUH 999 SAFK."
I or Sale 166 acres of laud ail-
oinliiK the town of Crane, $2501). 00
or the entire tract subject to ntort-
taf of $260.00. Also acre tracts
kvftliln half mile of the depot $60.
ir acre. Terms. James Cary,
Kor KxrhaiiRp S20 acres Inyo Co.
m Worn la. one-hull' mile to a small
town, 1 mile to railroad. Half under
I. ultivallou, fenced and MUM fonood.
Ij barns, 1 small house 3 wells. 12
in How inn well, land nearly all level
,ut rolling sandy loam most of It
-nil Irrigated t to s ft. to water. All
rlear of lucunihrnnce. I'rlce $125
per iicre. Will Iraile for Harney Co.
UlocK ranch, stock and imil'uifnts
Luid will ussumv.
KKKI) K. QBOROM,
1 1 oimtj High S Ii.miI Mcis Ontario
A debate to settle the cliamplon--lilp
of the Southeastern Oregon
High School IH'bate League will be
hold In the Circuit Court rooms on
Hie evening of February 8th, 1918.
i nilarlo defeated NyBsa last Friday
v. iiing, and Canyon City forfeited
io the local school. The winners of
I ho coming debate will then repre--.'iit
this district against the winners
i i be other districts Into which the
..it, is divided.
Tbo QUMtlOn for debate Is "Kesolv-
I thai tii.- State Senute of Oregon
lOUld bo abolished" As this sumo
on was on the Oregon ballot lii
1914 and li now favorably ootuldr
other sectloni of loo country,
di bats will DO doubt
both entertaining and Inotroc-
., Milton Brown amr Othel Ooff,
will maintain the affirmative
of tiic qui 1 1 n for the lo
. svi been working bard during tba
two weeka and expect to give
account Of themselves. The
ami b "i the Ontario representatives
ive no) vii boon reported.
Ai tliis Is the first year In which
the local school bus participated In
the state Debate League. Principal
KslstOII is very anxloua that the peo-
le of Hums and the surrounding
(immunity alio" tlielr Interest by u
.noil turnout. No admission will be
HONOH (il'AIIII GIRLS TABS II'
I IRMT AID.
The Honor tiutml (Jlrls of this
Olty have taken up first fcld Is
under I be dlrertloiis of Dr. B. I'.
Smith and the second lesson was giv
en last night al the Red cross work
rooms. They report It most Interest
ing and profitable work.
The Times Herald has been re
queated to express the thanka of the
Honor Uuard to the Red Croas for
their generosity In allowing them the
privilege or holding these lessons In
the work room.
We are further authorized to an
nounce that the Guard has Just re
ceived an additional shipment of yarn
and continue to knit and are ready
to furnish material to those desiring
I'll' SMALL SWINGS IN WAR
Knough small coins should bo Ink
en out of the toy banks In this coun
try to relievo the present stringency
in pennies, nlckles. unit dimes a
stringency that is keeping the United
States minis working 14 hours every
day Including Sundays, turning out
"change." The passage of the War
Kevenue hill has created a sugges
tion that children's bunks be ro
uuesttoued to relieve conditions
comes from Raymond T. Baker.
Director of the Mint. Mr. Raker
urges the children's savings Invested
in War Savings Stamps will be of
greater value to the child than tied
up in a bank because It will be draw
ing interest and releasing of the
coins for circulation will be of great
value to the Government. "Millions
and millions of dollars in minor
coins", says Mr. Ruker, "are now
Idle in toy banks, coin savers and
other receptacles, used chiefly by
children in accamolatlng savings.
The savings of small coins Is a habit
of thrift by no moans reprehensible,
but a truer method of ajvomptiahiug
thrift and at the same time aiding
the United States Qovernment, has
been provided through the iaauance
of Thrift stamps and w.ir Baring
Stampa." Twent) tio centa win
start a savings account with Uncle
Sam. and lb litor will be glad tO
explain to ou the details of the
DR. GORTON SUNOS MFRVH'F
WINDOW DISPLAY OP RL'D CROSS
The wlndowa of the Welcome Phar
macy are attracting considerable at
tention today as they are filled with
samples of work turned out by the
Had Croee Chapter and some of Its
auxiliaries. One display in the north
Window is of bandages which were
made of material purchased by a
donation of the Gib grade of the
public school of Hums. The child
ren put their contribution! together
:uid made up a purse of $8.10 just
before Chriatmaa and this was spent
r material In this display. The
bandage! were made by that depart-
ienl under the supervision of Mrs.
u ell Smith and Mrs. W. M. Sutton.
Another feature of the display Is
alt u dozen comfort pillows that
rare made by the Lawen Junior Red
i" of that school. Aside from
ami the display consists of
amplea of the work turned out. It
Interesting and gives one an Idea
'i tie amount of labor being done
I the women of this county toward
be war. it is commendable and de-
ervlng of the highest praise.
K.i' h week the interest Increases In
hl important work und It will cou-
i.' o long as necessary.
The Hartley Lodge No 77. 1. O.
O. P. has a service flag displayed In
the lodge room right under Its
charter Dr. Horton sent it up from
San Diego to the boys with the neces
sary number of stars for the Odd
Fellow boys who are serving their
country In the war. It is a matter
of pride to the order and the thanks
of the boys go to Dr. Horton.
One other service (lag is displayed
In town from u prominent place on
the front of the Catholic church one
Is displayed with several stars to In
dicate the number of boys who have
enlisted from that congregation.
NKIL SMITH IIIV8 COHNF.lt AND
WILL BUILD Rl siNhss BLOCK.
The Tlmes-Heald Is Informed that
Nell T Smith has purchased the cor
ner lots formerly occupied by the
White Front Uam from It. J. Mi
Kinon opposite Lampshire's gurage
and will begin the erection of a busi
ness structure of corrugated Iron at
once In which to house his plumbing
and tinning business and his stock
of hardware in l onnectlon with his
At present he will put up a build
ing 25x60 feet which can be added
to as his business demands He will
be in a position to add to the effici
ency of his present plant and with
additional stock will conduit a larger-
Mrs. Clarence Mace Is ill al her
home In this city.
Very Few People
Read an ordinary advertisement entirely through.
If I were able to write a fifty word ad. that would
catch and hold the attention of ninety per cent of
the readers who glanced at it. I would not be trying
to make a living in the garage business.
If you have gotten this far you may as well finish
Your car may only need some slight adjustments'
or it may need a thorough overhauling. At any.
rate, you can save time and money by having it
done NOW, while you, as well as ourselves, are
not very busy; also we can afford to do it much
cheaper thah later when we are rushed with spring
SKE US FOB GUARANTEED I'UH'IOS
. This also applies to broken farm machinery, and
o'.her castings. We are glad to give you any in
formation you desire tlong those lines.
John McGuIre, Prop. m .
Agent Hupmobile Motor Car
"HI NGHV" WANTF.D TO RF ON
Till) CI RING LINF.
Two weeks ago The I 'linos- Hi raid
published an Item lo Hie et'focl dial
ltyo H in 1 1 It had returned home from
CaOip Green where bo received a
discharge from tio army service but.
We did not give Die reason of his
being discharged. Since we learn
that It was because of physical dis
ability. Rye had an ankle broken
when a student of the Harney County
High School while coasting down the
hill by the court house. He has
since had some trouble from this
break hut nothing serious and while
the ankle Is not entirely straight It
was the cause of his being turned
The young man was given an op-
portttatt) to go as a pharmacist In
connection with the inedlcnl corps
but would rather relurn to the ranch
than be In that position. He wanted
to he al the front where be OOUld
do some execution.
In charge In odor that he may render
heller service In these lines of doing
his 11 1 upon his return. Ho will also
get n line on the "Four Minute Men''
and gel local speakers Started on
discussions pertinent to the present
Romno CONTEST AND SMORKH.
ill i.i :
Manager Smith of the Liberty
Theatre has succeded In bringing to
gether Jene Foster "The hard hit
ting cowboy" of the OO Ranch and
Henry Hdiwan.ara of Hunts for a
lloxlng Contest on Friday Feb. 1,
Roth hoys tip the scales at Mr,
Foster has started training and
Is doing his stunts at the ranch
where he has equipped a place for
I raining, while Si bwanzara is con
ditioning himself In town, where he
extends an invitation to the public
to come and see him.
In addition to the main evi Di
Manager Stnllli promises two pre
liminaries and three If he can gut
any one to go.
The following letter was handed
this office the other day and Is self
explanatory. It shows that every
community is willing to help In the
war work and that the entire county
Is alive to the Importance of doing
Rlley. Oregon. Jan 20. 18.
Mrs. I. Schwartz.
Red Cross Committee
Dear Mrs. Schwartz
I Mease find enclosed I32.6G for
Red Cross. These funds were raised
by the people on Silver Creek at u
dance Friday night.
Yours very truly.
J. C. CBOIL.
BOWMAN AHHOINTF.D ON LIHKR
TV BOND COMMITTFi:.
James J. Donegan received a tele
gram the early part of this week an
nouncing thai ho had been appointed
member of the state Central Liber
i i.oan Committee for thl i i ountj
bj the federal Reserve Bank and
., ii to come io Portland to be pre
ienl al meeting of the committee
to be bold on next 'lucdnv He
pecis lo lake his departure in time
to reach the metropolis ror the gatii
While absent Mr Donegan will
confer with slate representatives of
the Red Cross and also take up the'
mutter of Thrift Stamps with those
CUT OCT TIIK DORK
The United States Food Adminis
tration Is looking to Oregon and the
other i'aclfic Coast states for a re
cord conservation of pork and all
hog products during the next few
weeks. Now that all restrictions on
mutton and beef are suspended In
the Coast States until March 13,
these states are expected to not only
rigidly observe the two porkless days
each week and one porkless meal
each day of the national conservation
schedule, but to do even better.
"Hecause of the temporary traffic
congestion and the consequent ac
cumulation of beef and mutton In
the Coast Sthles". said Federal Food
Administrator Ayer In an Interview,
"The Pood Administration has sus-
pended the restrictions on those
meats until March 1:1, ami the peo
ple or Oregon may now have beer.
mutton, eiii and iamb even on
"meatless" (lavs until the dale nam
I. This is a privilege which the
i of the country is no) enjoying,
ami for that reason Oregon citlsens
should not only observe the schedule
very strictly as to its two porkless
days cat h Weoh ami one porkl ss
meal each day, but should voluntary
do even better than this 111 saving
pork. Since beef and mutton aru
now freely avalluble until March 13,
It would he no hardship for Oregon
fumllles t6 use no pork at all for
BASKET SOCIAL AND
Under the auspices of Harney Count Chapter
American Red Cross
February 2nd, 8:30 p. m.,
COMMERCIAL CLUB ROOMS
Muskets to be auctioned off.
Red Cross ladies willing to bring baskets plenso
not it'.v lira. Qemberling.
Friday, February 1st,
Starting at 10 p. m. after the show
0 Rounds at 145 pounds, also 9 good -rouvd
l I'l'liiiiiiiary goes
Prices, Any Part of House 50 Cents
this period. On "porkless" days und
at "porkloHH' meals no pork, ham,
bacon, miumhk, lard or other hog
product . ! hi Id he used. Tuesdays
and Halurdays aro tlu official "pork
Tbo litis son of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Williams Is reported III.
W. T. LESTER
A. A. TRAUCOTT
Inland Empire Realty Co.
We Will Build Your Own Home Before The Rail,
road Gets Here. Just Like Paying Rent!
Stock Ranches and Farms for Sale and Exchange.
Farm, Ranch and Building Loans Made Direct.
Fire Insurance, Life Insurance, Blueprints.
Choice Residence Lots $50.00
r'i.i.. uic a ..... aonn aa
vnwwc nan nucs 7,wwvw
Choice Acre Tracts $375.00
GENERAL LAND OFFICE PRACTICE
We have the largest and best variety of Residence
and Business properties at the Right Prices
Members Borne Commercial Club
OIKcf Phone H-l IO Resident Phones V.-1M and G-4S
BOOST FOR HARNEY COUNTY ALL THE TIME
Fully appreciative of the part your
friendship and patronage has play
ed In our progress during the year
Just closing, we thank you. And we
extend to you and yours our sincere
well-wishes for a New Year of con
tinuous Joy aud prosperity.
Merchant Tailors and Leading Clothiers
TO SUIT YOU!
We don't wonder that people
kick about the price of living
They ought to kick!
We kick ourselves, and we
kick to such a purpose when in $
the wholesale market that we get
ourcroods at the very bottom
prices. When we kick with the m
cash in our fist the prices come
That's where YOU come in! fit
We Keep the Prices Down
in Proportion at This
YOU GET THE BENEFIT
A. Ottlnger, Proprietor, Nate Franklin, Mgr.
W .r, --3E
We do it right