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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1918)
The Tlmfw-!terald gom re-
The Times-Herald t an old
i.i'iilnliod friend of the people
of Harney County where It haM
Imh'ii a W-okly visiter for thirty
yearn. v It' Job department la
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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON. DKUVhER 7, 1918
CHRISTMAS ROLL CALL
LOOKING TO LAND DE
VELOPMENT OF STATE
NOW WANT TAFT '
IN SPORT FIELD
RED CROSS MEMBERS
lampaign for Universal Membership in
Organization. It is Hoped to Add
100,000 New Memoers in dregon.
No Further Campaign for a War
Fund. Membership Fee $1 Year
the coming lied Cross Roll Call
he preceding the holidays Ih one
universal membership. There is
no farther drives for War Fund
line Red Cross, the work being
ried on entirely upon the member-
fee of $1.00 in future. Remeni-
I this when you are approached to
The organization merely wants
American people to become
Inother thing should be remem-
kd: There is to be no official
kipt Issued. Your receipt will be
1919 button. Each adult of the
Ire country la to be solicited to
bme a member and the Honor
which each member will sign
Ito headquarters and be made a
very adult citizen In Oregon la
asked to join the Red Cross or
(new his membership during the
stmas Roll Call, which will be
the week before Christmas, Dec.
tmbershlp In the Red Cross cost
here will be no receipts given this
the proof of membership being
I signing of the Red Croaa Roll
the wearing of the 1919 button.
d Cross leaders wish everv
er of a Red Cross 1919 button
sk every non-wearer: "Where's
lere are over 24 8,000 Red Cross
bers in Oregon. Everyone, it is
ttf(i, will renew membership.
it Is hoped to add 100,000
It there will be no quotas issued.
aim is to 'enroll every adult.
that the aim in view for
city and town is at least one
I ry three men, women and
i i the community.
lliur E. Coman la state chafr-
Ifor Oregon for the Red f'r..
call and ii.rmon E. Witham,
U i: ai er, fcUaa Oetta Wa
il Executive Secretary.
introducing a novelty in
Unpalgn by having an I
p organisation from the
r- 1 iwn to the last worker.
'f the campaign there will
tie of Chril tm.ir, It c '
lear, Instead ever? Red Cross
I be given 10 of the seals,
$2,500,000 will be given bv
en Bad Cross for the 191 'J
uloiss association, this beinr;
thi iotal of the sale of Christ-
lals last year. This money will
mt towards the eradication of
pdenl Wilson has Hounded the
l' nf the campaign with his
m mon you to the corarado-
campaign slogan is the single
war have helpod to win the war.
Our men and our resources are still
mobilized. The women, who are the
guardians of our food resources must
remain until they are mustered out.
We face a new program in conserva
tion, one that calls for much more
rigid acceptance and discipline, be
cause It does not demand brief, dra
matic sacrifices, but a steady unvary
ing saving of all foods and the giving
up of everything beyond our definite
needs. We muBt accept simpler hab
its of living and the dally yielding of
indulgences, which had become wov
en into our lives.
After reading the above appeal
there should be a cail for a standing
vote on the following pledge and a
resolution may be passed to be trans
mitted by wire or letter to the Fed
eral Food Administrator.
"Let JJiJS do ft" prorii3s to be
m ull-Aiuorlraii phrase. If the ac
tivities of former President Wil
liam Howard Taft continue. A
movement has now been started
to make Mr. Taft bos supreme
und the Inst court of appeals in
running American major league
baseball. One news item tells
how Taft may be a possible men,'
her of the United States peace
delegation another tells of hlra
lumping to sport fields truly
William Is a versatile chap. 'm
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V -4mr ' sflsuifisH
In . iH
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HI a Jm
The sidling of President Wilson
for tho peace conference In France
rentes a situation In govern
mental affaire which has stirred
up considerable comment. It la
pointed out by some logal minds
that Vice President Marshall must
of necessity be at the helm of
state affaire, due to tbe ranking
ot his office, ThU It the first time
In history that a president has
sailed to Foreign Ports during his
tut in of office.
which to mate their best mares and to hew out from the woods and drag
only efficient horses which are cap- to the shed, and cut up Mt by bit.
able of giving the service required of Snowdrifts to tunnel through,
tbem and which consume less valu- Chickens and hogs and calves and
able feed for the amount of work lambs and colts to care for in the
performed. Such horses have a open, no matter what the weather,
ready market and always bring good or the acutoness of the rural chil-
pricea. It is Imperative that the Mains.
breeder who proposes to compete with A trip to the store; a peril like
We pledge to our country our best the domestic and foreign demands unto an arctic adventure,
effort to prevent waste and the eel- after the war should begin now to The doing of tho family washing
fish use of our rood reserves. We stock up IiIb stables with desirable each week, on the average eastern
pledge our loyal cooperation In carry- better-bred horses. farm, provides 10,000 candidates for
ing out the conservation measures a the American roll of female martyrs.
suggested by the government. LNFLl ENZA SITUATION REPORT- Winter on the plain American
And If economy sometimes grows : ED IMPROVING
irksome or if this service works un- j
welcome change In our accustomed ! The Times-Herald made inquiry
Oregon Chamber of Commerce May be
Result of Proposed Convention in
Portland Next Week. Plans to be
Submitted to Government Officials
at Washington by Representatives
farm, from the western mountains,
across the great, bllzzard-swept
plains, to the white hills of New
England, Is an adventure, and like
manner of living, we will think of today in connection with the Inftu
those who have offered their lives enza epidemic and found from the most adventurous undertakings all
for their country and those whose doctor and nurses that there bad been the pleasure of it Is In retrospection,
homes have been devastated. We will no new cases reported In this city The husking bees and sleighing
bo glad that we, too, can serve In since the first of tbe week and all parties and skating carnivals and
satisfying their hunger, In renewing patients are reported getting along trimmings are about as much a
their courage, and In re-establishing fine with the exception of Wid ' routine part of tbe winter farm
their homes. Drlnkwater, who Htill has consider- , holiday dinners and other poetis
able fever but has not doveloped ' program, as the summer circus is the
liREEI) BETTER HORSES, SPEC- pneumonia. All the rases at the ' underpinning of haying, or the
IALIKTK ADVISE. hospital are convalescing. , county fair of threshing.
z:-o : . , " - - n,-,-
WINTER ON THE FARM.
PORMKR IH HNS TEACHER DIES.
(SYDNEY B. VINCENT)
booking to the intensive dovelop--mont
of the resources of Oregon, a
state-wide movement for tbe or
ganization of what, In effect, will be
an Oregon Chamber of Commerce,
promises to mature at a convention
of interested persons to be held at
Portland December 12th, 13th and
14th, when citizens representing
every section of the state will meet In
the Oregon metropolis for the pur
pose of perfecting such an organiza
tion. The movement for the organiza
tion of the Oregon Chamber of Com
merce had its inception at meetings
held at Albany and Salem some time
ago, when resorptions were adopted,
calling; upon the Portland Chamber
of Commerce to develop plans for the
forme Hon of such an organization.
The Portland Chamber, through its
Development Bureau, gladly under
took the work.
Every commercial organization in
tbe state has been communicated
with, and In localities where there
Is no formal organization to handle
community affairs, representative
citizens were appealed to. The
general plan was set forth, and the
hopes -and aspirations of such an
organization were caretuly pre
sented. The result of the pre-organ-ization
campaign was most gratify
ing, the responses from the various
.eitiotiH of the state indicating
itrongly the necessity for some form
of state-wide association.
It is expected that the convention
will be attended by the representa
tives of about forty communities.
Problem affecting tha develop
""nt df the country ur- being eon
ildered to a greater degree thin ever
before. Many states at i up
mediate interest to all sections of the
state, the subject will be a prominent
one before the State Chamber of
Commerce Convention. Other mat
ters of no less Importance, affecting
Industrial developments, will be care
fully considered at the convention.
tXH'NTY OOUKT FINISHES WORK.
According to reports received by
the United States Department of
Arricuiture, tho situation in the i .. . . pleasing rictioiih Mrs. i H Holland received a 'i
nor lire. .ding industry reveals tii- about the country is thai there I from Tacoma Thursday from on plana tor attractlni
fact that t: "Ipi nothing to ! on the (urn after i , Lilian H ii nelng tbterior and A i De
end plug horses glutting Ah Thanksgiving. that i baby girl hi I I i born to partiaant ot the Federal Government
mark. ts. Thii condition. It is be- The barat worker, who Hre, r.r-.i Hendricks-Qay on thai :n" working upon plane for the en
lieved, affects the horin industry In ,ir. ea bj steam licit, nnd goes to day. The telegram stated the mother ploymetsl of ocr returned soldiers.
general. The reel good animals are work on a heated car, and labors quite low and upon lira. Holland In- Naturally the tendency of tht
still commanding satisfactory prices, jn a well lighted, warmed, ventilated .iiiritiK for further information by partments is toward land d
but the mlsfita are being sold for con- ahop, store or factory; who has his wire she recall I d news thai ni(-iet, and the western states, with
!rxliii of uiiliiled land,
siderbly less than the cost of pro
duction. The saving of additional
feed bills Is caid to be the motive
which prompts (he producer to dis
pose of this class of horses, reprard-
ruei delivered to his hack door, or the ladj bad died al midnight on the their
. . ; . i through his home, im-'nii. Mrs. Oaj was formerly a teach
tiiiit the fiirmcr hibernates er In the schools Of this city and was
from November to February; thai be -i! knewa n i Df this
. himself ii ji wiiii a red cheeked count) M she ipenl her girlhodd
r price. One of the conclusions apple in one hand nnd a copy of the days a Lawen, she was a daughl ir
Whtefa tho Department of Agrlcul- almanac in the Other, ard only of Mr. and Mrs. (1 O. Reitdrickl and
ture draws from the present, sltua- one rKs on flno days to let the light a sister to Mrs. Wm. Gray who lives
tion Is thiii Indiscriminate breeding of the sun play in his whiskers.
The truth Is otherwise.
Sixteen cows to milk before day
light, In a hum with a below zero
of horses Is an unprofitable enter
prise. It is essential, the depart
ment specialists add, that farmers
use wise discrimination in selecting
the proper type of stallions with
an LcMte scrutinl.'.'d ai never ho
fore, t regl :.. with h r .i I sa i I
d-ofi' lands and burned-over
nn 1 arid sections, her recently !
reloped Irrigated dletrioti, offers
advantages not saellod by any
at Crane. Mrs. (lay was a capable otni r state.
young woman and had many ad-1 A thorough survey of the burned
and friends In this section over and loggcd-off lands In Oregon
who regret her untimely death.
Their symiathy go out lo tho he-
Every stick of wood for four stoves I reuved relatives.
OPEN SEASON NOW ON
C JtiSLR VATION PLEDGE
food supplle:) of the world
"ii steadily le.s nlng. It Is
Il .i' i of this shortage which
loi ,.. id at every door in the
Id it in our power and ours
It i keep the wolf from the
If tho world. This duty is
an war- -it la as wide as our
O." Herbert Hoover.
Ill nn is defeated but Hunger
In Burope. In Poland and Ser-
i1 a 'lilld is left alive. Fields
locked; those who tilled
f '-ii a hundred battlefield ,
and childless women are loft
o care for the egad and
U. Hut at last each violated
open to our succor, and we
I , . i : TIIHY WILL
can Midlers and American
'jzz?r '"ry'- ' ' noATOcs vis
shows 8:0,675 acres suitable for
agricultural purposes when cleared,
and 1,38(1,000 acres which could be
used us pasturage. This doen not in
clude the many thousands of acres
of tillable cleared land now idle and
upon which seetlers could he put nt
Once, Soit'e or these lands are owned
by Individuals and held at prices in
excess "f llieir true value, but which
the Government might acquire
through honest and fair condemna
tion proceedings, ami cause to be Im
mediately cultivated by returned
loiiLers, the Government providing
funds for the purchase Of necessary
farm equipment, stock, buildings,
The Irrigate.! sections of Oregon
are now ready for a large number of
farmers, as well as certain sections of
logged off and, ho called, "arid"
The Portland Chamber of Com
tncrce, the Oregon Land Settlement
Commission and tin Oregon Agrlcul
lurnl College have outlined a plan
which, win ie presented by Whitney
I. Boise, representing the Portland
Chamber rf Commerce and the ore-
gon ' HI ml Commission
and ii. i. Mi -udder, representing the
Oregon Agricultural college, to the
officials at Washington, D, 0. within
a few days
In that this is u question of lm-
Because of the Indisposition of
Judge Levens during the fore part
of last month the regular term of
county court which should have
convened the first Wednesday in
November did not convene and was
adjourned from time to time until
he was able to attend to the business.
He and Commissioner Hass are going
It alone at present and It takes tbem
both to constitute a quorum. They
met for a short time last week on
some urgent matters and adjourn. -o
again until the first of Jhis week
when the business of the term was
One Important matter that ha.
their attention was the budget for
tbe coming year. This appears in
another column of this paper.
Commissioner W. II. Robins hav
ing removed from the county sent in
his resignation which was accepted.
Had Commissioner-elect Jap M
Kinnon been available no doubt b
would have been immediately ap
pointed to fill the vacancy but slnv
he is ahaent in Missouri the other
two members bad to assume the
work. Mr. McKlunon will likely be
nark to be sworn in at the Januan
tem and take part in tho delibera
lions of the board.
Viewers on the Crl$chfield i
ma n report ai 1 II pit
ordt rei opened.
The taken on
id i;i Si
v. i ; li (
iinK ii r keeping i be county .
.i exti ndi i to ' o
The ' rk was ordered to pay tin
annual does of tbj county to thi
Judges and Commissioners Asm
An onhr was also made to re
i .u i' ;; . ! ,i ? tea on thi i
IG ' i lo gCHOOL AT ONTARIO
Bpt cl il pht .es of irrigation I
drainage development of interest
ulike to farmers, water masters,
ditch riders, irrigation company of
ficlals and development proiuoti :
will he taken up at the Irrigation and
drainage school to bo held at Ontario
Dec. II and 14 under the auspices of
the Oregon Agricultural College Ex
tension Service ami the Ontario
Among tho leaders of the eon
ference during the two days will be
leny Cupper, nuwly appointed
State Engineer; John M. Lewi:, for
mer State engineer; Professor W. L
I'owers of the O. A. C L. U. Hreit
baupt, formally of Burns and other
authorities on irrigation and Irrige
The school as arranged at Ontario
is a direct outgrowth of the similar
meeting held at Hedmond last year
which proveil so successful that it
was made an annual event nnd
visitors from Buker, Umatilla and
Malheur counties have arranged with
the Extension Service to hold a series
of meeting this year tho second ol
which will ba tho Ontario School.
The Ontario Commerical Club has
appointed committees to care for
local arrangements and entertain
ment and win tarnish banquet on
the second day of the meeting,
' . bj e.en willin. .
ea sickness in the Intereeta el
in food and materials of