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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 22, 1919)
The Tlmcs-HcraM goea re
gularly to more hoinaa in Har-,,,-j
County Ulan any other
newspaper. If yon wlali to
reach the people use these ool
qnms for your advert laement.
Ttie Tlmon-llc-tald U nn old
psta MImIk.I friend of the people
oi Harney County where it 1mm
been a weekly visitor for thirty
year. It' job department la
equipped to nerve yoor needa.
BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, FEBRUARY 22, 1919
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OMAN AGENT FAVORS
SCHOOL FOR PIUTES
itimatea Secured on Coat of
Ill be submitted to Washington .
:al Conditions Require Special
Advantages for Indian
0. I. Babcoek. superintendent of
Warm Springs Indian Agency.
U a huslness visitor to this city dur-,
the present week. Mr. Hancock
Lo has the l'iute Indiana of this
tlon under his supervision, or
jher tli.' Department has him look
er the interests of the few who
ikc thaif home in this section and
ho nave lanu iinoimcni . m mis
Mr. llahcock was somewhat lnter-
ed in the possibility of getting a
boo! established here for tho bene
of the younger Indians of the lo-
trlhe after being shown the need
such an institution. Because of
tal conditions it Is an impossibility
allow the Indians tho prlvl-
ke of attending the public schools
Id m.ngling with the white children ;
refore If tho Indian boys and girls
Ire to have any advantages in that
kpe.-t It was necessary that they be
Biaify taken care of. This had
en lirought to the attention of the
Ipartnient in former years and an
:irt mads to get a school estab-;
lied here. Mr. Babcoek " secured
imates on a school building and al
a residence to house the Instruc-,
a while he was in lturns and tho
Ittcr will again bo placed before
authorities at Washington. It Is
I hoped this move will meet
th approval us it seems a pity that
las boys and girls should bo allow-
to come to manhood and woman-
ty In such ignorance ajid filth :
en It is possible and the humane 'as
ng to do to give such aid as possl-
to bettering their condition.
This matter will have to be sub
Ited to authorities at Washington
final action but prospects are
irable to Its being granted.
Mr. Babcock investigated condl-
bi of the local tribe while In this
and conferred with 8am Moth-
Ihcad who acts as "white chief"
tlM lot al tribe. lie arranxed for
hasc of several tracts of land to
ikineii and looked over the route
lili" highway as it touched Indian
Id-', hut w.. unilerstnd this matter
alt) put before the gen
Herald made mention
I Mr- death r Anton
ormation bad eome to
d i be paper r ad
i hut ore had no
to gel any particular
1 en in pour bi altb
r , ir the
ring this thai the
. ii'iiuir mo ' oi i bs
We learn from a
i tl ai Mr. Bgll bad been feeling
1 bi iter '.i late and his death at
particular time was wholly un-
cted. A letter from Mrs. Hgli
ten j ii i before hweteath but re-
d Inn- llnce, stated tliat hu was
I I hi iter,
ssth i a me to him on Feb. 1 1 ut
'"e liui die hoiiy was brought
Eugene, this state, where burial
I'la' on Hi" 19th, in- being laid
'" famllj ini beside h son, Hai old,
died in i S07,
Ston Kgli was horn in itaglyOu
1 alifornia. in isr7. He came
hi count) in Hi fcgrly 'iO's and
1 .i borne ai the present
i! rei 'ir in ig in California
Tht re i a ma rrled Miss
'".ii . 1 1 1 1 1 at once brought
bis 1 larney county noma
tho) iiiiii inoa made i heir
ii" is aur I by in wife
hildren, Bd and Bllswerth,
OIIH, I. "Ha and
one o i i ni
11 has bei n i be good
"r Hi" sr rlter to meet. He was
" l'i "lll.en who never did any
I OK.MKH IIAHNKY IK)V MAKItlKD
IN KANHA8 CITY.
Old time friemlM In thin rounty re
cently received h letter In which wan
in -In seil a clipping announcing the
marriage of Lieut. H. W. Foeslor to
Miss Helen fiirr at the home of the
hrlde's parents In Kansas Cttv. Mo.
The ,onnt .an u nn r Mr. ..
Mrs. Lewis Foester who formerly ro
' Billed at llitrney. The yintiiK man liml
; been stationed at Fort 8111. Oklahoma
from where he wbh given his tlis-
hurge. He went at once to the
home of his bride and following the
,.oremoliy 1I,y ,oft for curornin on
u,lr holu,Vnioon. Mr. Koeter had
,. Huperlnteiident In a mine In old
Mexico previous to his enllHtment In
lne ftrmy and hls Drldo lg tn UUKh.
ter of one of tno owneril of M, pro.
r,v ,,, f,r.r playmates In the
vicinity of Harney, where the young
man was born, are pleased to again
thus K't 1" lourli with him.
IRRIGATION FROM wn.is
IWKHTIGATF.D AT CIMNK
CrtiiMH.it Ion Kcceiitly Discussed Item--.
I nut; (. M W. ColoniM.
tlon . interested.
The recent visit of B. F. Johnson
and an associate in the employ of the
Oregon ft Western Colonization to
the Crane neighborhood for tho pur-
,)0se of investigating the feasibility
or Mlnking wells from which to Irrl-
gttlt, ind Is a move along the line
suKgesled through these columns in
Who past. Tlio proposition was dis-
,ussed but recently In these columns
io connection with a story about the
Wood well Just east of this city and
Ht,.r i commenting upon the power
poHHlbility from the Warm Spring ir-
The matter of an adeiiuate flow of
water at shallow depth Is prett well
established. The problem of a cheap
moans of bringing it to the surface Is i
i.erhans more inmortaiit. Possibili
tlse in this line are tint lacking either
wo have excellent prospects, yet It
Is not really in shape to make SUOh a
venture an immediate success.
Home people who visit Irrigated
districts realize upon their return
inline what the possibilities are In this
BOaaectlon and are frequently com
paring our situation with other local
ities and see our handicaps, but do
not seem able tu suggest an immedi
Th.- Interest shown by the Colonl
zatlon Company in making an inves i
ligation is encouraging. That con-'
sera is aide to put iii the geoanery
maehlnery to teal the flow of water '
and the cost of bringing It to the sur- !
Race. If it is practical a IiIk portion
of this Vullev will not have to a Wall
i be working out or storage system ir-'
ligation but may be developed and
put in producing In a short, time.
The propo - ii in bring the drilling
i 'ii i I-- in and to I tbi po
siiiiiiiy or Him method of reels I
I Mid win receive hearty end
mi ni ami ill be u itched wit b In
UNUSUAL PARTY GIVJM
hi;hv OKBH hi itritisi:
People on the street nine o'clot i
l"-d night were given a inosi 'inn
mil Right when sixteen of the :.iir,
friends of Henry (ieer wended th"lr
Wgy Serosa town tO bis home. Weird
end wonderful as the party felt,
nothing strange might have been np
Heed by the eaaaal eve. closer oh
servaiii " v.ould hnve delected pecu.1-
laritlee in Hm gait of the "young
ladles" Of the purly, and the rather
short minelng steps of the "men." !
Assembling earlier in the evening at
lli" home Of Mrs. Julia Hnilllt. an ex-
iheiiKe oi garments for those of the
opposite sex was made. Cosliiinlng
completed, the descent upon tfaeOeer
iionie followed, where hilarity ami
mirth becema the order of the i ven
inr. A"irak mete" such as fee had
rai nn- feature of the pro
gram, ifti r h'"h dainty n rrt b
menis wi d .mi bougb no
dauciug could bi "ii loyed s a) one
oti 'i i he i.r. a ii, i ii huge sut
i. nr mid an Indtii
; bad at
nil v u here ii" s at b Id In t ui b
ni, .' nd mourned by slu ere
STATE CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE IS BUSY
Drive on for Commercial, sxtciation and Individual
Members; Appointment oi committee
A membership drive for tho Ore-
gnu State Chamber of Commerce has
been launched by John L. lither
idge of Portland, state chairman of
the membership committee.
During the past month an office
fori A, working overtime, has been
perfecting the committees organiza
tion for securing members for the
new Chamber, a large room has
been set aside specially for this pur-1
ptise by Mr. Klherldge, Manager ami '
Vice-President, Morris Bros., Inc.,,
Bend House, In tho Morris UulliMng. '
:!09 Stark Street, Portland.
The aim Is to secure Individual
memberships from representative clt- !
(sens of every town, community and bcrshlpa: First, "Commercial," corn
rural district of Oregon, and organ-. prising local Chambers of Commerce
izatloii memberships from every local and Commercial Cluba; aecond, "As
coniracrclal or development body ; sedations," being associations organ-
Sheriff W. A. Goodman has been I Ized for promoting any Industrial,
uppointed chairman membership com-1 agricultural or other industries and
inlttee for Harney county. Also the not organized for private purposes;
following of Harney county have been ' and finally, the "Individual." non
uppoluted i halriii"ii of the member- voting memberships. The annual
ship committee for their respective fee for the "Comnierclal" member
communities: Ishlp Is flo.OQ for each one hundred
John Smyth. Andrew M. J. j member and $10.00 additional for
O'Connor, Deato; Judd Wise, Callow, naili additional major fraction there
Hamilton Brown, Diamend: Joseph of. The foe for "Association" mem
Morris, Narrows; I. 8. Geer, Burns; bershlpa Is 20.00 per year. An an
Frunk Clerf, Al hereon J J. It. Weaver, imal mimlmum fee of $B.00 is to be
Crane; Ira Million. Harney; John paid by the "Individual," non-voting
Graves, l.awen: (' W. Drink water, members.
Ore WaaTJ Jas. Anderson, Van; J. M. "Not until all of the people of af-
.MiDaile. Fields; J. Ft. Jenkins, Ilap- fairs In every section of Oregon have
pv Valley, been acquainted with the alms ami
"Very Citlsen who has anything purposes of the State Chamber and
at stake in the state of Oregon, or until tin great majority of them are
who has an interest In the progress enrolled will the membership om-
atid development of Ills own section, mlltee feel that It has accomplished
or of the state as a whole, will bo the work Which it was appointed to
Interested in the State Chamber of undertake."
.MMl CAtl PABTV AT
0. PAGK HOMK.
One of the first events to take ad
vantage of the recent concessions
made in the Influenza regulations was
a card party given at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. I'ah'e. Five i.un
drill was the game for the evening. ,
Miss Btbel Itanber winning the high j
score, and Miss Ethel Turner the
nn uliitlon prise.
since dancing was stui under ban, I
a number of competitive games were
staged, of theee. a certain crock
rase was particularly enjoyed,
peelally by l ha hot l
Deleolous refreshment made the
LITTLE GEORGE WASHINGTON DOWN TO DATE
' 'li.i iriniiii
Idge. "Kvery organization whose
purpose It Is to advance the develop
ment of Its local community or of
the entire state should be affiliated.
"Baatern Oregon Is represented by
lx directors, reidlng In different
Hen. .t tk.l l.H ..!.. Ur da.
.... w. ..... u.n ,,,u., ... u-
velopment of which contributes so
heavily to the taxable wealth and
comnierclal prospvrlty of the state
"Industrially, tho diversified In
terests of the state are also represent
ed. Livestock, agriculture, fruit,
timber, manufacturing, merchandis
ing and foreign commerce are all
represented on the board.
"There are three classes of mem-
oeoaalon even more niemorable to the
Among those present were: Mr.
and Mrs Waldo Geer, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry '.. Smith. Misses Fllen Geer,
Helene Daltnn. i'aullne Herner. Hel
en .Saver, Kthel .Stauher, Gladys M--Klnniin
and l.enni Goodlow, of Bums,
iii.d Btbel Turner and Isabel Duncan
of Crane; Messrs. Walton Brown of
Crane. Nollle Reed, Oils Donglaa,
Henry Ooer, Frank Smith. Ployd
Fessler and Nathan Brown, of Bnrns.
Mr and Mrs. r. it. smith arrived
: night from Portland
where they bad been residing since
i i prlng,
t KHH-HK.t "HONING HTAHTKD
ON ill lt.N-( BANK HIGHWAY.
P. M. Hall Lowla, division engi
neer of the KiiHtein. Oregon highway
division, and It. 0. Gould. J. Bowman
and F. H. May have arrived in Hums
I for tho purpose of cross-sectioning
tha highway between Hums and
Qfl the completion of this work,
actual construction will commence,
probably by the first of June and as-
"ure'"r not lator tnan Juy "t.
WUh H23.000.00 now on hand,
he highway can be completed as far
' - T - -' .I.J- a a. . . ,
BB 1JBW lmB y,.ar Bnu to i-rane in
1920. That the entire highway Jed them over pretty hard," said Mr.
will be completed this year is a pos- Hass. "I personally met and inter
slbllity that wo can erpect to see. ; viewed over thirty of the representa
While nothing definite can be learned tlves, and became acquainted with
as yet, It is understood that efforts ' every man on the committee. Rep
toward that end are being made. ; resentatlve Gallagher, who standa
COl'NTY r M-l.lts ill Him,
TO THKIK HIIWI BIBKBH
Itlue Mountain Bagfe Hays Heelers
Have Bight to its Columns
for Helpful New.
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
vallls, Ore.. Feb. 18 Newspapers
are different from other businesses
and In a way belong to the people of tonabie, particularly Section 2, pro
the territory they cover, declares the! viding for Federal authority for
Blue Mountain Kagle, Canyon City,
In a recent editorial.
"The people have a right to usa the
columns for the dissemination Of
news, and the editor Is, and acts in
the capclty of, custodian. The prof
its of course go to the eultor but they
are not enough to base an argument
on. mi Die people can in truth and in
fact regard tho county paper as their
The Fagle passes the buck of find
ing tlit news largely over to its read
ers, on the basis of interest involved.
News of thing of benefit to their
communities i wanted to let readers
In other districts have the advan
tage of the enterprises. HIrIi stand-
aros are set .or reponers as toi.ews:
nvoio an peny coiiieui ions, null I
try to use the newspaper to get even '
with some one with whom you have
no fancy. A good reporter Is aliso- j
lutely impartial and does not color!
the news with prejudice, personal in-
tcrest, or to prove his own peculiar .
ideas. Just plain, straight state-1
inenl of facts as they relate to those
things in whldh the public has gji In I
From 7't to 7.i per cent of readers
of the county papers are rural, says i
the o. A. c. preaa Bellbtlns, and!
farmers arc tust earning to be adver
tisers in well. Attention to the
miirveioiH Increase in farm adver
tialng in 'he northwest i. 'need by the
r . tins of the i ulveri Ity of
a' i on In Hall page or et en page
ad . i nave replaced the
pater wit h resull i l tgbl prol
table '' mar.
-m:v THRRB." IMI Mil WANT
HOMK ON A I'WBMV
Thin Is Hi" unique title ol n little
booklet which the Secretary ol ih"
interim', with the active cooperation
of the War end Navy Bopartment, Is
sending lo the various camps ut lln
army, navy, and marine corps ihru
out the country to ascertain the
attitude of the men toward his plan J
for providing them with work and
homes on reclaimed land.
The booklet is In the lorni of
questions and answers which give
a complete and concise description
oi' the i Ian, and also lias attached
to it a post card questionnaire which
tho men are asked to till out and
mail in Hie Department. Kadi man,
Interested will tie asked lo slate his,
6ame,home address, ge. occupation'
before i nllat ment, whether be lias
ever worked on a (arm, whether be
Is inter", led in the plan, u hat Lindi
of (arming be v. mid like to follow,
wbetht i- general i live stock. tru k, or
fruit, ami whether be would be will
lob In bit te or
au) win re in the United States If a
i en.' ol i in proposed projects
i f l,i linn
A tabulut Ion of t he replies s :!l be
in :'niihiT..;i in connection
. wli u . request I r an
' Initial appropriation of 1100,000,000
: in begin construction u meritorious
projeota throughout the Uulted
BIRD PRESERVE BILL
AMENDED BY F1NLEY
Removal of Objectionable Parta
Will Not Help Paasage
FIGHT AGAINST RIM. IS fflNTINIIFn
In Present Stage of Develoment
Assurance that H. B. 37G would
be killed was brought by County
Commissioner Hass on his return
frm Sa,.m Wednesday. "We work-
i well in the House, and on the major-
ity side, assured me that he would
not let the bill get through."
Before the bill was reported out of
j the committee, State Biologist Fin-
ley rushed in with an amendment.
His new Idea was to ask Malheur
Lake be excluded from the provis
ions of the Thompson Act in connec
tion with the drainage of swamps.
The amendment withdrew other
features of the bill thought objec-
regulating the height of water.
Despite these changes, it was con
sidered inadvisable to pass the bill,
and the fight against It continued.
Development of this section Is at such
a stage that any meddlesome legisla
tion might be a hindrance. Ueing
confident that the bill would not pass
Commissioner Has came home with
out waiting for the close of the ses
PlOM-.KIt WOMAN I'ASSKS AH'ATi
Tim many friends of the family
were pained last Wednesday to learn
that Mrs. G. W. Clevenger had died
during the previous night following a
severe and delicate operation. The
, f)wn ,n , heRlh for th(
past two years or more and her condi
tion ftradually grew worse. Last
week her physician. Dr. B. F. Smith,
after consulting with Dr. Griffith.
decided upon an operation in the
hope of her relief. This was done
but Hie trouble was found to be dif
ferent from what they had expat '"'I
and after an interval of reruperation
h was hk.iui put on the operating
table the day before she died but It
was Impossible to save her.
Kvery thing possible had been
done i" regi In ( he bealt b oi Mr...
pievenger. Bhe bed been taken to
niii-i eUmet and submitted to the
treatni nl ol specialists in the ia
Last summer to
'' alng of the ill-
tome of her relatives and
I r." ted i .-. i hold fevi r which
furl bi ' ber alread weal. -
- - i i be 1
red i I to ro-
t urn to her bom i b ire and tor a time
following her ret urn she seemed to
Improve, hut again her health &e
. lined and her husband decided
to take her to California M soon
an Weather conditions were favorable
but in Hie meantime her condition
grew worse and the operation was
Mrs. Clevenger was born at Salem
111 this state on Oct. 20, l.Mlv She
was a member of a pioneer family
who earns to Bastern Oregon early in
her life. The writer does not know
ju-d when site was married to Mr.
Bieveager, iut (hey resided for a.
time al Pgyette, Idaho, and came to
this city to reside some fifteen years
ago, Where they have since made ihelr
She is survived by her hush.
two children, Mrs. Will Walk up and
vieary Clevenger, her mother, Mr.
Mary Johnson of Prairie City; a
brother and sister, it it. Johnson ai d
Mrs. w ii. Cameron, of Austin, and
and another brother. A, i. Join
The r. mains wmv taken to Payette
for burial be -do a niiie daugl
who died In ehlldhbod whllt
(gmlly r Ided there.
ir wa hi eot-
cd by i
fi i- -'n many .win
mourned h) them, , ...
The community extends its ym
pathy to Hie bereaved family.