The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929, September 28, 1918, Image 1

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Ttir Times-Herald goes re
gularly to mort homes la Har
ney County than any othr
newspaper. If you wish to
roach the people use theae col
amns for your advertisement,
The Times-Herald la an oil
established friend of the people
if Harney County where It ha
boon a weekly visitor for thirty
years. H'h Job depart meat la
equipped to aerie yoar need.
NO. 48
D. M. McDade Writes Boy Are
All in Good Spirits end With
Plenty to do. Dud. Campbell
Writes Again to His Sister.
I). M. M Dado who is now serving
his country In Ffcance, Iirh written n
letter to W. Y. King of this city. It la
In acknowledgment of the receipt of
the Dally Orezonlnn which Mr. King
had neat to him as a present. Mac
l-. miliar Grande. France,
Aug. 23, 1918.
W. Y. King,
Hums, Ore., U. 8. A.
Hoar friend:
I wan agreeably surprised to hear
from you and appreciate very much
the "present from home." There are
several Oregonlans here and they cer
tainly Jump at a chance to read once
more the lloae City "paper. I cheered
up one fellow who la In the hospital
by giving him s few copies.
Between work, waahing etc. and
'. -iking advantage of a little liberty,
not much time la left to keep up an
extensive correspondence. Many a
i time have I essayed to write and
failed, when attacked by the tempta
tion to smoke and dream of "back
there". As I write 1 can picture
Barms on a drowsy summer's day. I
can see the clouds of dust arising
from different parts of Harney Val
ley; and the shocks, the stacks ol
hay, steins Mountains still looms up
In my fancy and Happy Valley still
m-stlee close to Kiddle.
How then Hill can I send anyone
an interesting account of "La Hells
r'ance ' when my thoughts are thus
over shadowed.
From letters already published,
mid correspondents you probably
have h good Idea of what this coun
try Is like.
The particular section 1 am In lt
where the grape growuth. From slope
to slope you can see the well ordered
vineyards which soon will be furnish
ing more "vln blanc" and "vln rouge"
These two light wines are sold every
where In France as well as other
liquors. The beer Is "punk" and, as
strong drinks are "taboo" for the en
listed man, you see very, very few of
the many overhere, who have to sand
'heir tracks when on liberty.
The French people are wonderful
Hill. After four years of bitter war
fare they are still up and going.' They
are kind and hospitable. Their patl
enes and gentleness when dealing
with the ImpetuouH "Yank" shown
their appreciation of what America
I- doing and has done.
Like many others I am trying to
make easier the path by learning to
parle "Francala".
I could write reams about the his
orlcal places in Bordeaux, the
strange sights one sees, the quaint
little villages, the little Incidents (hat
occur etc.
For myself can say that I am In
fine spirits and good health with
plenty to do. I think everyone "over
here" feels as does ray young brother
who came over last summer and has
been seven months at the front. In
his last letter he stated that while he
was entitled to a furlough he would
n't be disappointed If he failed to
receive It as the only way to have an
'after the war" session was to keep
after the Hun" and not lay off a
Kathor a poor return this for your
kindness Hill but Its the best 1 can
'lo. With best regards to you and all
Ihs real of my friends I remain the
Dan McDade.
Miss lluby Campbell of this city Is
tn receipt of two more letters' from
her brother Dudley, who I--, on the
f'riiiK lfcie on the western battle
rout, Threugh: her kindness we ars
I -i-i, allied to publish them:
Dear Mister:
I received your letters and the all
cams In tt hunch. They were dated the
fourth I am sure glad when 1 got-it
'in r from homo.
We have moved since I wrote you
last, In fact we have moved quite
"Ken aa we don't stay In one place
rery long. We move In the night, and
omstlassj have quite a time finding
our location.
II haa been raining quite often
here we are and It rains pretty hard.
The villages and towns sre pretty
thick la this country, Host of them
have sees rcessered).
There are a lot of old castles In
this country and churches. Moat
every place the ground Is torn up
with deep shell holes. All the bridges
have boon blown out on the rivers,
but are now being built hack. In
some placos the bridges are built on
boat, so thoy can be moved at any
time. There are not many people up
here, but they are moving back now
as fast as the huns are pushed back,
and they have boon going back pretty
faat now. Kvery place you go there
are lots of soldiers of all kinds I was
pretty close to I'arls the other day,
and It sure looks good down there,
after being up on the front.
1 will close now as I cun't think of
any thing more to write.
With love to all,
Write often. From Dudley.
Dear slater Ruby:
I think I am gutting your letters
now as I get one pretty regular. You
asked about the country, well there
Isn't much to tell about It up here
on the front. The towns and village
that were once pretty are now all
shot lo pieces. In one large town
where we get our supplies, nearly
every building is shot to pieces or
was hit. The brldgea were ahot out
and now are being built hack moat
every place there are large shell holes
trenches and dugouts, the dugouts
come In pretty nice sometimes as we
don't have to dig them.
Lots of the people, farmera and
town people are coming back and
building up the ruins, and what Is
left of the houses. Some are harvest
ing what is left of the crops. Home
times you can see an old temple or
mansion that has not been hit that Is
very pretty.
The wind does not blow much hern
the wrathe Is very fine here now,
when It ruins here it rains pretty
You spoke of the Fourth. I will
never forget (he 4th over here, as
we started to move on the Fourth
and It seems like we havu been mov
ing every since, but we have been
going ahead all the time, it don't
seem so bad.
You are getting quite a bunch of
cattle it will keep you busy riding for
them aoon. You ought to be able to
afford a now saddle horau, besides
old Folly. 1 hope the old devil is liv
ing when I get back. I bet you look
fine in over alls. Why don't you ever
tend me a picture.
I had my firat Liberty Bend sent lo
you, as it la paid up I thought you
might use it, as you are taking les
sons on the piano. I have two more,
but they are not paid up yet. it is a
good way to save money, as we hav
en't much use for it up here, I will
send you some Inter.
Well, this is about all for this time.
I doubt if you can read this aa I am
Writing on the steering wheel.
8o good bye, love to all,
From Dudley.
P. S. The band Is playing tonight
and they are pretty good.
School Supt. Clark states that she
has things well in hand for the annual
Institute of teachers on Oct. 23, 24
snd 26. She has secured a splendid
corps of Instructors, there being some
seven from the outside coming to as
slat. She Is going to Issue an Invitation
to the several school boards of the
county lo be present for a conven
tion during the Institute week as
there will be much of Interest to such
officers. It Is the Intention to have
the school board convention on Frl-
day, the last day of the Institute.
Among the speakers and instruc
tors coming are I'resldent llnniiv of
the Willamette University, who has
receatl) returned from a tour of the
war stricken country; ir. Sholilou
of the University Of Oregon; Mr.
Hrunibiiugh of the O. A. C, Mr.
Seymour, state Hub lender Ol the 0.
A. ('., ami Assistant Slate Supl. Carl
ton. There will nlso he a primary in
tractor from Monmouthi
The day programs will bo of ht
titular Interest to both patrons .iikI
teachers and there will also he night
sessions to which the public will be
It Is hoped that all who are Inter
ested In the schools and education
may he able to attend these profita
ble meetings.
J. II. Jenkins waa In the city this
week on business.
gay a Liberty Bend.
Honor Guests of Citizens of This
City Last Saturday. Parade
With Service Flags, Urge Lib
erty Bend Sales, Entertained.
A most Impressive and touching
parade was witnessed In thlt. city
.as, naiuruuy iiiBrswii wnei urn
mohers, wives and slstort of n:on who
are serving their country were honor
guests of the citizens of Burns.
Mothers' Day was observed all over
i . ... t ., i . ..
Oregon on that day and In keeping
with the spirit of the occasion and to
stimulate Interest in the Liberty Loan
Drive Harney county was right in
line. It proved an inspiring affair
and brought bettor feeling among the projects and all repairs of or extens
people and also impressed the gravity j jus to existing buildings involving
of the big world war upon us ss the M aggregate cost of over $2600.
mothers were brought together.
The parade started from the Sum
mit Hotel on Main street and was
headed by a drum eorps with the
ecftors followed by a float with Mrs.
C. C. Griffith representing "The
Greatest Mot he. In the World'' hold
ing little BUIie McKlnney on a
stretcher. This was followed by an
auto with a Liberty Bot.d banner,
then the mothers, wives, sisters and
children of the fighters; the Liberty
Bend fsecutlve . o:t uilttee and apoak-
era followed in autoo snd then the
Red Crona organisation, the Honor
Guard Girls with .a float representing
the Salvation Array for which the
girls were making solicitations.
This was a most successful ar
rangement and many dollars were
contributed to the Salvation Army
War Fund during the afternoon.
The high school was represented
with a beautiful float also; the public
school followed each grade In charge
of the respective teacher, it made a
long parade and one that caused fav
orable comment, by the people and
visitors. Flags were flying all along
the line of march and the colors were
also profuse In the parade.
The line of march ended at the
court house where the Liberty Loan
speakers gave excellent addresses.
Later the mothers were taken to the
Masonic Hall where supper was serv
ed by the ladles of the city and where
they were entertained with music by
the children's orchester which Mrs.
Farre got together for the occasion
and where Mrs. Gault sang for them.
Later all were honor guests at the
Liberty and then the Red Cross dance
One mother from the country stat
ed to The Times-Herald man that she
had never been better treated In her
life ami that she was sure she voiced
the sentiment of every mother and
wile from the country In extending
to the gootl women and ctlxena of
Burns her sincere gratitude for their
goodness and consideration.
To Mrs. Orace B. Latmpahiru and
her excellent assistants is due the
credit for the success of th'a demon
tratlon. It was well conduced and
brought forth the commendation of
There are severs! practical points
to remember In cooking cereals. One
Is that there Is more danger of not
cooking them enough than of cook
ing them too much. Uncooked cereal
preparations like cracked wheat and
coarse samp, need several bourn'
cooking, and are often Improved by
being left on Hie hack of the stove or
In the tireless cooker overnight.
Cereals partically cooked at the fact
ory, such us the rolled or flue granu
lar preparations, should be cooked
fully as long aa the directions on the
package suggest.
Flavoring Is also an Important
part of cooking cereals. The flavor
mint commonl) added is salt. Bucb
Sdded flavor is perhaps less neces
sury in some ol I lie ready to fit kinds
which have been browned at the
factory and have thus -.lined the
pleasant flavor which also appears in
the crust of bread anil cakt or in
tot i, bill la the plain boiled ii'icalt
or usees Ike oerefttJ use of sal1 In
cooking them may niak all tftO dif
ference between an upti-'tuing am.
an unpalatable dish. A good genera)
rule Is one level leaspoouful ol sa'l
to each quart of water usi d In cook
ing the cereal.
Misses Jeana Cook and Fvelyn
Hynl took their departure Monday
morning for Seattle where they go to
resume their atudlea Is m Seel.
County Chairman Farre of State
Council of Defense Receives
Instructions. Material Denied
Until Construction Approved.
State Council of Defense has been
designated by the War Industries
Hoaru as its representative in passing
up0n proposed construction in the
state of Oregon, in order that all
j huildlng which la not absolutely
necessary may be stopped. This is
part of the new plan of the War In-
dustrles Board by which permits
iVom that Board will be required fori
construction projects. I'ermits will
be required for all new construction
The procedure will be as follews:
The person Interested In a eon
atruction project will apply with a
full atatemeni of the facts under oath
to the appropriate County Represent
ative of the State Council of Defense.
The County Representative of the
will then Investigate tbe necessity of
the proposed construction and trans
mit Its recommendation, with a sum
mary of the facts, to tin- State
Council for review.
Tne Htate council, or Its appro
! prlato committee, will review the
The War Industries Hoard will in
form all persons applying directly to
It, that they must first take up their
projects with the appropriate repre
sentative of their State Council of
Defense. Further Information con
cerning procedure will be transmitted
to you from time to time aa It is re
ceived from the War Industries
it is hardly too much to say that
the success of the entire priorities
avstem of the Government will under
this plan depend upon your loyalty
and enthusiastic cooperation. 1 trust
thai you will give this matter your
unremitting attention and al the
same lime Impress upon your entire
organizations the fact that this task
will be one of their most Important
The Secretary of the Navy. Acting
Chairman of the Council of National
Defense, in the absence of Secretary
Baker, has assured the Chairman o
the War Industries Hoard of the sup
port or our organisation in the fol
lowing language:
"The Council of National Defense
without reservation pledges Its entire
organization National, State and
County -to give to the War Indus
tries Hoard whole-hearted coopera
tion in carrying this plan into effect."
It is up to us of the State Council
of Defense for Oregon to see that this
pledge is made good so far as our
respective territory Is concerned.
To the County Chairmen of fhe State
Council of Defense:
The new rulings of the War Indus
tries Hoard regulating through priori
ties the construction of non-war
buildings and placing the responsi
bilities of this regulation on the Nat
lonal Council or Defense, has given
to the Council, the States Councils,
and In turn the county chairmen,
one of the greatest and most Impor
tant tasks of the war. I am quite
sure that each county chairman real
izes the responsibility thus placed
upon him In seeing that the wishes
of the government In this work are
carried forward. It Is no mean re
sponsibility, as each chairman will
have to decide matters which would
moan material welfare, advancement
and upbuilding of his community.
Many times you will have to decide
whether tho material, tabor and
transportation involved in these im
provomehts is not of more Impor
tance to the government tban the
benefit Unit would accrue to your
i-Kiii in unity.
The State Council of Defense has
the assurance ol' the War Industries
Hoard thttt every build llfg project will altl in winning the war or
Is of necessary interest to the coin
inunlty will receive cureful consider
ation. Kverything that partakes of
luxury, amusement, personal conven
lento, or designed to contribute to
Hut pleasure of an individual, will be
discouraged. A building must be a
real war essential to receive consid
eration either from the State Council
ol Defense or the National ( ouiuil.
Tho Priority Division feels confl
dent that it has absolute dhiioI of
the situation, for any dealer In build
Ing materials who will supply mater
ials on any work not carrying gov
ernmental approval will find that he
cannot get a replacement in his stock
of the materials he has dissipated by
furnishing them to a non-war pro
ject. Before anyone can get govern
mental approval and show the cer
tificate entitling him to get building
materiala he must file with his coun
ty chairman of the State Council of
Defense an application in
This application can be In the form of
a letter but must be sworn to before
a notary public. The application,
whether in the from of a letter or as
a sworn statement of facts, must give
the location of the building, the name1
of the owner, the kind of building;
whether wood, brick or concrete, and
number of stories high; the probable ier to succeed Mr. Gault, and A. C.
cost of the building or repairs, and Welcome, who has been connected
what the new building Is to be used with the bank since it began business
for. The person making the applies- was advanced to vice president with
tlon must give his name and address, an active position in the institution.
and his relationship to the building; j Mr. Conser has had wide experlen
whether he la owner, architect, con- ce in the banking business and Is
tractor or lessee. The application well qualified to fill the position of
should state briefly and concisely the cashier. He comes from Prineville
necessity for the projected construe- j where he has been assistant cashier
lion, and a statement from the appif- in the First National of . that city,
cant why he desires to build at this With Mr. Welcome sdvanced to his
time. All applications must be in ' responsible position and with the lat
dupllcate and sworn to. These two ter's familiarity of the clleiitile of the
points are Important, and the county . bank we predict a most congenial and
chairman shall consider no appllca- competent team to care for the grow -tion
until all the conditions above lug business of this institution,
noted have been fulfilled. Mr. Conser made a hurried trip
Upon receiving the application, the back to Prineville to arrange his af
county chairman will make such in-1 fairs and arrived back in this city on
vestlgation as he may deem necessary Thursday night ready to assume his
to check the statements of tho appll- new duties the first of the month.
cation and inform himself on the nec
essity of the project. When this in
vestigation is completed the county
chairman will forward the applica
tion, together with the report of his
investigation and a recommendation
of approval or rejection, to the State
Council of Defense. The county chair
man In his Investigation should as
certain if I lie materials to be used
tan he secured locally or will have to
be transported by rail, and If he ap
proves of the application he should
statt his own views why he deems
the project a necessity at this time.
In addition to receiving applica
tions and passing upon their merits,
tbe county chairman should see that
the plans of the War Industries
Hoard for the curtailment of non-war
construction are understood through
out his county, by the uho of the
newspapers and other agencies, and
to create a public state of mind which
will automatically discourage build
ing. He should maintain close com
munication with the Building Hermit
Commissioner of the State Council
of Defense, and he will find the com
missioner glad at all times to furnish
a county chairman with assistance
and Informatoin in determining ap
plications. The entire effort of the
War Industries Board is to discour
age non-war construction, whether it
is in buildings, roads or other im
provements, so us to release labor.
material and transportation for war
essentials, but at the same time will
endeavor to aid and assist every
thing that Is essential to preserve the
health and well being or the people.
Your taak In this new work Is not
an easy one, but every county chair
man 1 reel sure will meet It with the
same oroad gauged unselfish patriot
ism which has marked bis efforts in
the past. If your problems are many
and complex, remember we at state
headquarters will try and help you.
Again assuring you of hearty pa
triotic co-operation on this latest call
of the government for service to win
the war, 1 am,
Very sincerely yours,
Huildlng Permit Commissioner.
At midnight, September III), all
(locks will bo turned ahead an hour,
making it 1 A. M., October I. ending
up- day-light suving scheme Institut
ed by the Government
Hot inning to the old system, an
hour of morning light will ho con
served. Hy tho Summer plan the
if on i was saved at the end of the day.
The past season witnessed the first
trial of the daylight suving plan in
America and results lit all Industries,
H Is said, were highly satisfactory.
Oregon tan.
Horn Wednesday, to Mr. and Mtb.
Joe Mliltr, a daughter. Mrs. Miller
If. a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Cawlfleld end the new grandfather Is
circulating a.cund tswu with "norni
A. C. Welcome Vice President,
E. H. Conser Succeeds J. L.
Gault as Cashier. Latter Goes
To a Spokane t anking House.
The Times-Herald mentioned two
weeks ago that J. L. Gault, who had
been cashier of the First National
Bank of this city the past twelve
years, had tendered his resignation
to take effect the first of the coming
A meeting of the directors
held here last Saturday at which
time Earl H. Conser was made cash-
Mr. Gault has accepted a responsi
ble position with a big banking insti
tution in Spokane where he and his
family will remove at once. During
his residence here Mr. Gault saw the
First National grow from u small
concern to one of the strongest In all
of southeastern Oregon. He is con
sidered a good bank man and his
man) friends regret his departure
hut are glad to know he is bettering
his own Interests and entering a
Wider field of usefulness.
The Liberty has secured Annette
Kellerman, reputed to be the mo?t
.hapely women in the world, in "A
Haughter of The Gods" for the com
ing week. The picture consists of
eight reels and is one of Die most
beautiful ever screened. It covers
a great scope and there are thous
ands in the cast. Miss Kellerman 1ms
been seen here in "Neptune's Daugh
ter ' and the present production hus
been witnessed by several of this
vicinity who saw It in larger places,
and they report it a most wonderful
picture. This production is brought
In re at much larger expense than
the usual run and is one of several
specials booked by the management
for the .oming months. It is the in
tention of the management to ban
one or two of these big pictures each
month as there Is a demand for the
best. This is what is being fulfilled
by the Liberty-giving Its patrons the
best In the moving picture line,
"A Daughter of The Gods" is a sea
picture with hundreds of shapely
women representing mermaids and
nymphs. It is a picture that one
should see and one that will remain
in memory for days.
Although this production has been
shown in the big cities for $1.00 and
even greater admission prices, the
people of this vicinity are able to
witness It for 50 cents admission.
"A Daughter of The Gods" win be
played two nights. Friday and Satur
day, and but one show each night.
A new and mighty sheep industry
is developing in Japan, Korea, ani
some of the Indian Ocean Isles, ac
cording to a letter revolved b) I
0. I Lewis. aJ O. A. C. from IV
Roland Valla, California solghtfsi
now traveling in the Orient. The
vast natural mountain ranges ot
these countries are ideal ranges for
sheep, and are bring stocked with a
good quality of animals us rapidly as
possible. Japanese agriculturists
have visited the College withia tbe
present year anil tailed upon Prof K.
L. Potter, of the animal husbandry
department, to assist In selecting tbe
type of sheep tlosiruble and explain
the O. A. C. methods of lireedlag and
management Dr. Valle tblaks tko
Orient will prepare to take advaasage
ef the wool famine following the war.