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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (June 29, 1918)
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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON. JUNE 29, 1918
READY FOR PIONEERS
AND THE CELECRATION
One Whole Day Devoted to Entertain
ment of Early Settlers of Harney
County. Pioneers to Amuse Selves
With Program. Draft Boys Given
Place in Affairs of The Day
The necessary preliminary work of j JI'LY DRAFT HOYS
preparation for the coming celebra- i
lion has been taken care of and' The following Harney County hoys
Hums can extend a hearty Invitation have been notified to appear before
to all the people to come and share the board on July 6 to be In readl
iheir patriotism with us. nww for army duty:
The Harney County Pioneer As- Frank L. Tipton, Portland. Oregon
sociation will hold forth on the day James McWIlllams. Diamond, Oregon
of the 3rd and the old time people ' John B. Winslow. Hums, Oregon
given the freedom of the town with George V. Williams. Princeton, Ore
all the aid at the command of the , gon.
citizens. ' John Sherman, Kugene, Oregon.
business meeting of the Assocla- Emll atone. Andrews, 'Oregon.
Hon is called for 11 In the forenoon 1 L. R. Stevens, Ontario, Oregon.
in order to get the election of officers ,
uid other such work out of the way
in-fore time for "chuck" as after that
tncy don't want to bother with any
thing but just play.
A picnic dinner is to be served at
the Commercial Club rooms at 1
o clock, to which all guests are wel-
uiue. regardless of whether they are
PionMTI or not. as all are Invited to
rring their baskets and share. The
laaketl nre to be turned over to the
ommttraO in charge and the Club
Mil attend to the serving, it will also j
furnish coffee, pickles, sugar, cheese.
QuMta are requested to fix dinner in '
Manner that requires no return of
llshes, knives, forks, or soons, as the i
ommerclul Club will provide these
ressary "Implements" and there,
will be no conruslon following the I
linner In looking up articles belong- I
iug to Individuals. Just pack your
linner in a shoe box or wrapped in
paper. It is also suggested that ull
sandwiches be cut In half and cakes
ut in pieces not to exceed two Inches
-mare as this will aid In less waste.
Since the program wan arranged
by members of the pioneer Assocla--lon
for the afternoon It Is learned
that several of our boys will be called
in the colors at that particular time
and it is the Intention to give them a
place on the program, but the writer
lias no authority to state particulars.
Jle is requested to announce that the
Iiovh are going to be remembered by
the Pioneers during the reunion on
July 3 at Hums
Following Is the program arrang
ed for the period following the picnic
dinner at the Commercial Club:
George Young. Marshal of the Day.
('ailed to order by the President.
Invocation, Mra. A. S. Swain.
Music, Sagebrush Orchestra.
Presenting the Flag, I). Jameson, C.
F. Mi -Kinney. Thos. Howard, Salu
tation of the flag led by I). Jame
son. Song, "8tar Spangled Banner", audi
ence. Presenting "Mother Queen" Mrf.
Julia Hayes; Mra. D. N. Catterson.
A. W. Howaer. Flower Girls Louel
Reed and Arlene Jameson.
Greeting to "Mother Queen," Mrs.
E. S. Sweek.
Musical specialties by Pioneers,
.Julian Byrd "presiding" at the
piano; violins, Dell Dibble, l.loyd
Johnson, Austin Goodman, Rolit.
Drlnkwater and others.
Welcome to pioneers by President of
the Commercial (Tub.
Response, C. A. Sweek.
Songs by Pioneers, "Should Old Ac
quaintance be Forgot," "Dixie,"
Presenting the Pioneer lady and gen
tleman present who have contlnu
i.imiv r..ui.l..,l the loosest In Her-
ney county; attendants. Mrs. T. V. T "W." said the physician,
B. Kmbree. U. J. Williams. "l HI have to turn you down.
Greeting and presenting special Y' ot " feet "
badges, Geo. f. Slzemore. The mountaineer looked sorrow
Music by the pioneers. ' "N " tor me to et '"' lhen?
Presentation of Service Flag by he inquired.
J. 0. Foley; oldest lady and gen- "' "ess not. With those flat feet
tleman Pioneers. In point of resl- y" vou wouldn't be able to
Unttar " A nti.rl.'u " l.v u lot t.-lll-e
Robt. Drlnkwater to lead orchestra
for J. E. Loggan, Jesse Bunyard.
Julian Byrd, Austin Goodman, C
A. Byrd and all the other, dance
AddrM Attorney P. J. Gallaaher
MOilc, rjanbrurt Orehootro.
Robert 1. Hud. Drewsey. Oregon.
ChuM. L. Hrogan, Denlo. Oregon.
Hoy A. Johnson. Blltzen, Oregon.
Albert J. Leaf, Kingsbury. Oregon.
C. E. Mitchell. Riley, Oregon.
Samuel N. Kerney. Princeton. Oregon.
Clifford B. Hall, Pocntello. Idaho.
Martin Joyce. Vale, Oregon.
James T. Oreen, Blltzen, Oregon.
Henry H. Hathawuy. Burns. Oregon.
Alexander Md'hall. Crane, Oregon.
Jessie U iinnleii. Bogovtow, Oregon,
Sidney St. John, Portland. Oregon.
Jesse R. Claool. Drewsey, Oregon.
Thomas N. lialley. Hlitzen, Oregon.
List called for July 21:
John y. Hoaglaad, Boise. Idu. Route
No. 4 Box 96.
Donald A Alger. Manleca. Cftl. Box
Arthur E. Allen. Bedford. Ohio.
Emery B. I.undfear, Kagovlew. Ore.
S. A. Wetterstrom, Portland, Oregon
Orrln F. Brown. Stockton, California
Jesse C. Howard, Nampu, Ida. Route
Verne S. Cooper, Diamond, Oregon
L. A. McPhearson, BurnB. Oregon.
Jesse Defenbaugh. Fields. Oregon.
Augustine Yoachum, Andrews, Ore.
Wm. Malchan. Port Angeles. Wash.
Charles N. 'Hansen, Portland. Oregon
170 Knott St.
Warner J. Dickenson, Burns, Oregon.
James Bucher. Crane, Oregon.
Mike Hacker. Jr.
Albert Olefson, Blltzen. Oregon.
Willis C. Beckley, Eureka, Wash..
Care John Edwards.
Triffle Duhalme, Burns. Oregon.
Carlisle T. Manning, Portland, Ore
gon. No. 634 Alder.
Karl Kizer, 8utanvllle. California.
William P. Skleiis. "O" Boise, Ida.
No. 1803 N. 16th.
Pedro Garay, Wlnnemucca, Nev.
Thomas E. Browning, South Tacoma,
Wash.. No. 6042 Union.
A. J. Soumis. Portland, Oregon, No.
if. 9 9 Exeter.
John E. Hughes, Crane, Oregon.
Clarence A. Fitchett, Crane, Oregon.
Boss V. Spry, Narapa, Idaho.
Pryor Barnes, Burns, Oregon.
Robert C. Heinz, Crane, Oregon.
Harold J. Cox, Prairie City, Oregon.
Peter Miller, Burns, Oregon.
Fred C. Green. Crane, Oregon.
L. E Ferry, Nampa, Idaho. Care of
TOO HAD HK (XH'LD.VT MARCH
United Slates Senator Howard
Sutherland, of West Virginia, tells
a story about a mountain youth who
visited a recruiting office in the Sen
ator's state for the purpose of en
listing In the regular Army. The ex
amining physic Ian found the young
man as sound as u dollar, but that he
hatl flat feel-
march even rive mnes.
The youth from the mountains
"M a moment. Finally he said:
I'll tell you why I hate this so darn
ed bad. You see. I walked nigh on to
hundred and fifteen mile, over
tne mountains 10 gu nnre, mu n.
how I hate to walk booh!" Brary-
kotfjr'i Mng ,
OLLEGE GIRLS ENGAGE IN HI HI-
Misses Jean Cook mid Evelyn Byrd
arrived home from Seattle last week
where they Inul completed the fresh
man year in the University o( Wash
ington, Tliey at once cast about for
ROOM occupation during the vacation
period and an an opening presented
llsolf to take charge of the Liberty
Theatre they took it and gave their
first program on Thursday night.
They are ambitious to Improve the
programs of the house during the
summer mouths and are now nego
tiating for a higher class of pictures.
It Is the Intention to give their pa
trons Paramouat-Arteraft service If
It Is within their reach.
Picture show business is not what
it used to be as there la much ad
ditional expense In the way of war
tax on admissions, films, express, etc..
besides during the vacation period
the crowds are always less because
of people moving out for the summer
- besides nil the boys who are In the
army and other- older boys in
the shipyards, therefore the crowds
They have some special programs
arranged for the celebration period
next week. On the night of the 3rd
they will show "The Battle of Getty
burg" as a special in keeping with
the Pioneer Day program. This will
be of marked Interest to the old peo
ple and the O. A. K. men and their
wives nre to be made guests of honor
at this program if they desire to at
tend, with seats reserved for them.
On the night of the 4th a big dou
ble feature Is provided that Is full
of the spirit of the times. "In the
Wake of the Hun" and "The Stars
and Stripes In France", are both bill
ed for thut night, also a good come
dy. TbOM pictures are sure to be not
only Inter. 'Ming but thrilling to I lie
people. On this evening the man
agement will reserve seats for the
boys who leave in tie' army draft
on July 6. The boys are to be given
i feed by the Honor Guurd (Drls at
8 o'clock and following this dinner
they will be guests of the Liberty
during the program, going later to
the hall for the dance where they will
again be the honor guests of the
Honor Guard Girls.
WORKERS REGISTERED AT RED
CRUSH WORK BOOMS THIS
The following ladles took part In
the work at the Bed Cross work room
during the week ending yesterday:
Saturday. June 22 Mrs. Brenton
In charge. Helpers: Mrs. Foren.
Mrs. Sweek. Mrs. Morton. Mrs. Ber
tha Smith. Mrs. Bardwell, Mrs. Ellis.
Eunice Thompson, Mrs. Skiens.
Visiters: Mrs. George Buchanan ami
Mrs. I- M. Hamilton.
Monday Mrs. Mace and Mrs. ltuth
Barron In rharge: Helpers: Mrs.
loe Thompson. Mrs. Gilbert. Mrs.
A. Barron, Mrs. Dlllard. Mrs. Crane,
Mrs. Foren, Mrs. Win Gowan. Mr..
Morton, Mrs. Bardwell, Mrs. Skiens.
Visiters: Miss Ethel MeGee.
Tuesday Eunice Thompson In
charge. Helpers: Mrs. Buck. Mrs.
Shields. Mrs. A. W. Gowan, Mrs.
Leonard, Mrs. Lulu Morton, Mrs.
Holland, Mrs. Sweek, Mrs. Stirling.
Mrs. Harlan, Julia Smith.
Wednesday Mrs. Brenton in
charge. Helpers: Mrs. Cook, Mrs.
Howard, Mrs. Hunt, Mrs. Harlan,
Mrs. Cozier, Mrs. Lampshire, Mrs.
Moullen, Mr.. Leonard, Mr.. Linton,
Gwendolin Lampshire , Eunice
Thompson. Mrs. Griffith called for
yarn for a sweater and Mrs. Doug
lass and Mrs. Driggs were visitors.
Thursday Eunice Thompson In
charge. Helpers: Mrs. Brenton, Mrs.
Klbchardspn, Mrs. Skiens, Mrs.
Gowan, Mi's. Howard, Mrs. Goodman.
Mrs. Blzomoro. Goldle Reed, Bertha
Smith, Lois Sweek, Verda McOulre.
Mrs. Cary and Mrs. Ted Hayes were
Helpers: Mr.. Crane,
Mr.. Mace In charge.
Mr.. Will McKlnney,
Mr. Gould, Mrs. Ray
Smith, Mrs. Bardwell, Mrs. McGuIre
Mr.. Moullen, Mrs. Linton, Mrs.
Julia Smith, Zella Bardwell, Georgia
Fry, Mrs. Huston.
Four boxes are ready for shipment
and more will follow upon receipt of
work from the several auxiliaries.
The Chapter 1. .hort o' material Ju.t
at present but have received an al
lotment for 860 pairs or socks and
over 100 sweaters.. Two knitting
machine are to be installed at once.
James. i-: Weston closed a AOal
with tho Oregon Air Western Coloni
while Frank Johnson wa
in i g t lu
attw part of last week ror
ll section Of laud which includes both
springs rotir or live mllei
ii. . Ity. In addition to
curing nulte a body til good hot
turn laniillmtnle has the making of a
fortune 16 those springs. There has
never been an analysis mode of (he
mineral properties of the water trorn
the spring., but It is confidently be
lieved they have medicinal proper
ties that make thorn valuable for
Mr. Wmrton has already begun
active wcrk on the property and has
men and teams making excavation,
ror a deep pool over which he will
etrect a structure 60x100 feet fr
a swimming pool. The workmen
are making some additional discover
ies In their process .of .Inking the
pool deeper as In the excavations' they
have round one cold spring right In
the midst of. the warm water which
I. flue drinking water. This discov
ery right in the same locality with
in a few feet or a warm spring gives
the property additional value.
THE PRINCIPLES OK 1770 AH AP
I LIED TO OCR PRESENT WAR
The United States is '.lie only coun
try whose government v. as construc
ted upon the principles of human
right, and human liberty. The gov
ernments of European countries
grew up by degrees as extension, and
consolidations of the feudal system.
They were autocratic, opposed to In
dividual freedom, and any advance In
liberty ror the body or the people hud
to h"' wrung from them by bitter niu
rilct. The Culled State government
on the contrary, came Into being as a
guarantee of the liberty of the people
The rtrst statement in the Declar
ation of independence tn knowledges
man's right to "life, liberty and the
pursuV 'i.f happiness," and the for
mation of a now country Is based up
on Hit' oiiein.es or the king against
The men who signed the Declara
tion did so us a protest against arbi
trary power. They had little to gain
ami much to lose by the separation
rrom the mother country.. American
troops were tew- and undisciplined.
American resources undeveloped. The
outcome or the struggle for ludepen
dece seemed at the time more than
doubtful. Yet these men With hun
dreds or their rollowers. chose to
hazard their property, their homes
and families and their very lives In
defence of the principle of human
America war victorious in the war.
.in) acme to a position where she
could develop her power and re
sources. The United' States became
one or the greatest and most prosper
ous nations of the world. But the
circumstances or her Inception have
laid a peculiar obllgaton on her. She
must stand as the champion of free
dom of be recreant to her own tra
ditions. Our entrance Into the war with
Germany la the logical outcome or
this position. We were predestined
to It. The United States could not
watch unmoved the spectacle of a
great arbitrary power, utterly un
scrupulous as to means, using Its
mighty resources and Its strong mili
tary system toward the enslaving of
Our national holiday this year will
be both a celebration and a solemn
ity. We are giving our money power
nd our men power toward the pro
secution ot a great war, In order to
ensure to the free of this country
and the oppressed of Europe the
right to "lite, liberty and the pursuit
ot happiness, 'not only ror today, hut
ror generation, to come. On this an
niversary or the birth ot our nation
let us reel more than ever that In
such a cause no sacrifice can be too
great,--that the love of country and
the love or humanity are not mere
phrases, but a living reality to us all.
Itev. Dr. Papazlan made a tine ad
dress rrom the steps of the court
house in this city last Tuesday after
noon to a large gathering. Dr. Papa
zlan Is an excellent speaker and gave
his hearers a Hue address on the
war situation. He was here In the
particular Interest or the Armenian
relief drtvu which is now on, but he
made no direct appeal to aid this
fuoa- to the detriment of other fa
erring war aids. , w ( g
TO WILD NATATORIl'M
' ASKS CO-OPERATION
Sends a Copy Resolution Adopted On
Appropriation of Funds for Road
Work in Harney County Proposi
tion Means Likely Expenditure cf
$45,000.00 During Present Season
HONOR GUAM) GIRLS OPEN
The writer had the privilege of
visiting the headquarters recently I
opened by the Oirla National Honor
Guard In this. city. They have a
neat room furnished adjoining John
Oemberllng's .tore and It Is open to
their friends for rest or e place to
write, as they have provided station-
ery ind It Is their intention to stlm-
ulate the writing of letters to the
boys who have gone to war. The
place is quite Inviting with Its neat
rurnlture. tables, magazines, etc.
The girls are planning some special
entertainment during the 4th ot Julyi
celebration and In addition to giving
the public some real enjoyment are
going to be hostess on tho evening
or the 4th to the boys who leave In
the army draft the following day.
AN OLD TRUTH REVIVED
vary day now the line Is being
mor.. Sharply drawn be'.ween the real
ielf-aacrlflcln patriot, und the prof
ile, r bitting under u cloak Of blatant
Nineteen l.undred years ago the
Man of (oillilee iuicll remarked to
company Of friends and followers
ilia i .. .s more MMa 10 iv .,...
to receive." At the time It made
little impression upon his Mftfon,
und in the centuries since thut day
men have grasped it merely as a
theoretical truth, with no real
thought of making It a lire principle.
Hut the present world catuclasm
has put people to thinking serious- ,
ly ot this statement or the great
Teacher. People with no claims to
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to the fact that underlying the stute-
ei.liiiltiiu nitiiiiliilliiiu ii t'i . u .i L inn mi
We are coming to see more clearly
ever nay iiiai iue nenisn lira is uie
miserable lite, stunting and dwarf-1
lug all the finer quulitles or our na-'
lure thut have elevated us as a race,
so immesaurahly above the human
brutes with whom we now do battle
When the final history ot this war
'n written, those whose names will
go down at the head or the honor list
will not be the profiteers who grasp
ed ty II lions from a suffering world;
but those nho gave, and gave, and
gave, till they could give no more
who stripped them.elve. of earthly
possessions to gain a crown that all
earth and hell can never deprive
The proud consciousness thai they
have "done what they could" for
humanity and the right.
DEO A I. AUY1MORY HOARD HOLDS
The Legal Advisory Board, con
sisting of attorneys of this city to
gether with Judge H. C. Levens,
spent several days this week In in
vestigating the questlonalres of tno
men who had been placed In deferred
classifications In the army draft. This
was asked by the government and
this board Is to make recommenda
tions to the Local Hoard as to sucu
changes as It considers should be
in. iilc 111 (lit1 chisstf lent Ions
The Times- Herald has not learn-
ed In an oflclal way what the rind-
Ings or this board were but Is inform
ed by a member that there were hut
few change, recommended.
This great religious weekly men-1
ticned last Issue that Lester i lumii woek
ton was up from the ranch near
Denlo, but didn't mention that Mrs.
Hamilton came with him. This was Q B Thompson, the government
not Intentional by any means as we man who has beeji In charge of Ik.
did not discover the lady until the grasshopper poisoning campaign, left
paper had gone to press, so we make the first part of thla week for Corral
amends this time. Lester refers to Ail the grasshoppers were not de
hls wife as "Spud" which is a new stroyed but the poison was consumed
term of endearment he has given her ' nnd until more is received the de-
slnce moving to the ranch we pre-
- fc i m . u t.m
The county court of this county re
ceived a communication from (.ha
state Highway Commission recently
setting forth the regulations adopted!
by tne DOar(1 , ,onnecUon wlUl tw
prop0Ml road work ,n thla m(Jm,
d Mktd the co.operaUon of ,
,.ourt , a modegt way towmrd th-
unaertBK,I1K g,, far aB we are able,
l0 ,ear there , every rea801I
eve tne reque()t w, be (.omvUma
wUh and te wora wl prooe!(,
out deav Llke,y lne ne(te88ary ,
formatlon aske by tne Co,nmi.erfe
w, be gjven f0owlnB tne nleftIr
of (.ollrt jn juy
Tno letter fo,'OWH:
County Cour( of Harney Coxlnty
Herewith copy of resolution by Um
8late Highway Commission passed at
,, mM,n m i..,,,, 4,h Khl.h
"The State Highway Engineer was.
directed to make u location aurvwr
ou two st retches of the road fro.
Hums to Ilei.il. one stretch of upprox-
jmul,.,v liv mllf.s W01)t of ,.,.. ,her
other covering a stretch of a hoot
fifteen miles, to determine the pro
per route 00 which future Improve
ment should be done. The Stat
Highway Commission adopted an m
portion of the state highway system
,(lB rou)e ,r(ml IJurijS ,0 Vap
rnu. 11U1, tbrmXn juntura and tae
mjjKHU Rlvsr Volloy. Tho followfag
resolution was udopted by the Com
mission on motion or Mr. Thompeen:
"On condition that Harney Coun
ty appropriate J6.000. BE IT RE
SOLVED that the State Highway
(.omml8Hlon HOt a!tlde $20.0UI) and
tin- Federal Government oe request
ed to set aside an equal amount for
(be improvement or the lilgbway
... ,,.. . ,-,. . a nK, ,,,.
In ease this arrangement is satlc-
fa,.tory to yoU- ad Harney County
, wlmil)? to appropriate $5.00(1 for
lb(8 work wlll you hlndly have uasH
ed ,be urouer reBolutlon and forward
B( executed oopy to the commission
at your earliest convenience.
STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
By G. Ed. itoss, Secretary.
RESTRICTIONS ON MEAT -
Hl'MITION IN OREGON ARK
Meat restrictions are off in Oregon
The regulation limiting the cou.ump
lon of meat per person to two pound,
u week has been lifted for Orago
and certain other state, according to
a recent ruling of the national food
The reason ror this action lien iw
the problems or transportation and
the difficulty involved In shipping:
meat to other localities. The Htate
has an abundant supply of meat on
hand, which cannot be shipped out;
hence, it should be eaten.
Ofriclals of the local rood admin
istration upon being questioned
admitted that the restriction had
been removed, but that no mention
hud been made because of fear that
other states, still under regulations,
might think they were being dlscnm
j "",01 '- i'ortland Journal.
! Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Biggs are
pected home today from a visit win.
relatives and friends in Oniarfc.
Vol m. i 1. In the city thf
structton of the pests must do ai