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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (April 5, 1919)
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i SUBSCRIPTION MATES
UPktorodI at the Post Office at Burns,
Oregon, as Second Claaa Matter.
SATURDAY. AMU. . ISIt
LKTTKK PROM KIOTO JONK8
SAYH HK IS COMING HOME.
BA8E HOSPITAL, CAMP MILIJ3,
Y., March 28. Dear Mother,
Uher and all: Well, mother, here
am back in the old IT. S. A. once
tore and I am one of the happiest
ays you ever saw, and hope you are
111 Well and happy too.
We landed yesterday about 2
"clock and I never will forget that
jy. Boats came to meet us: bands
ere playing and everybody was yell-
for all they were worth.
It took us seven days to make the
lip; bad two days' bad storm, and
klieve me, I never want to go
rough another one. That old boat
uld stand on one end and then on
other, and a fellow would think
was going to trip over.
I will be here about a week and
l'ii I probably will be sent to Camp
wis, and they say we will be dis-
trged within a week or ten days.
will be home by the last of April.
company is still in France may
there six months yet. I was sent
bk as a casual, unfit for service.
I feel all right.
is there any work around mere
for when I get home I want to
am sending a few pictures that
jt coming across three of the
'that I saw on fire at sea and
lof the Great Northern, the boat
ae over on and one of the Vater-
the big German ship that was
hired. It carries about 20.QOO
ps. Your son,
kLIC SCHOOL TKACHKKS
ELECTED Foil BfBXT YEAR
Hums, at Ihe Liberty Theater at 8
o'clock in the evening. This is all
we can do until the people show a
disposition to take part In the af
fair and do something.
DANUEROIS TO IS
A. O. Clark Tell Them In Portland
How We like Klnley
(Contluned from page one)
more settler come into this district!
it would be found that thla water
could supply double that amount of
territory, but the plan to maintain
a certain level In Malheur lake would
take a large portion of the water
now used to sustain vegetation in the
present irrigated districts.
kere was a meeting of the fciiool
o fthif. district yesterday when
teachers for the coming year
elected and plans made for the
-20 school year.
was decided to hold nine and a
mouths' school next year, the
fto begin on September 1. One
iof vacation will be given (iurlim
Ihri.siir.as holidays and the .-!-
A the teachers are to be the
Iks the year just closed.
chers elected are: VV. M. Sut-
trinripal, eighth grade; Mrs.
Biggs, seventh grade; Miss
Miller, sixth grade; Miss Lois
fifth grade; Miss Zella Bard-
ourth grade; Miss Ilda Hayes.
trade; Miss Lulu Hayes, second
Mrs. Frances Huston, first
. Sayer is re-elected engineer
rge of the heating and ven-
plants and Mrs. Kendall is
M ai janitor.
BY COUNTY NOT AWAKE
GOOD ROADS MOVEMENT
Plead for Land Development
Settlers In Harney county declare
the situation has developed down to
two main points which the people of
the state must balance in their minds,
says Mr. Clark. Wither this district
will be devoted to supporting wild
birds which at the best are only mi
gratory, or the people will be al
lowed to continue the development of
the land and its products by contin
uing their irrigation schemes.
The people of this district are not
lining up to put wild game out of
existence in this territory, according
to Mr. Clark. They have no objec
tion to Malheur lake being main
tained as a bird preserve if they are
allowed to draw their water supply!
from the tributory rivers. They are.
thourh, against any plan which n.ay
be undertaken to keep the level of
the water in the lake at a certain
One of the arguments that the
opponents to the plans of the settlers
bring out strong is the fact that
either private agencies or owners of
land contingent to the boundaries of
the lake would attempt to make
private capital out of the drainage.
I..UI.1 Issue State Matter
And land that might be reclaimed
iliey explained, would go to the state
as a part of their school lands. It
would be a matter which the state
would handle, they say, and not a
matter out of which any set of indi
viduals might profit.
Another argument that these peo
ple submit is the fact that this land
as it lies at the present time allows
a preat grazing range for thousands
of head of cattle, which during the
dry spells are not able to obtain fresh
crazing slots in other districts of
tlits great valley.
During 1917 and 191S, two very
dry seasons were experienced which
might have been fatal to the owners
of irrigated land had they not been
able to supply their thirsty acres
with water from the Silvles and Bllt
zen rivers. Mr. Clark says that this
question is uppermost in the minds
of every inhabitant of this district,
for it means the threatening of their
existence, and, he says, man never
fights harder than when his existence
is threatened. Oregon Journal.
slderallon and recognition of Ihetr
respective problems in the Hue of de
velopment and progress.
The subject will be placed In the
hands of competent men to bring
before the meeting In concise manner
with every detail placed before those
present to act upon. This should
have attention as It will be the means
of our securing recognition on our
Irrigation, roads and such problems
as are now confronting us.
IRRIGATION HEARING NOT
YET DROUGHT TO CMSE
Lavren People, P. L. S. anil ILinle
Companies Agree on Distribution
of Water for Season.
Statements From Merchant Show
Results Were Obtained.
(Continued from page 1)
STATE CHAMBER PLANS
ARE STILL PKIUN(,
No Action Tiiki-n Wednesday Because
of Press of Other
(Continued from page one)
Urged to Get Together and
iisnii-i- Road Building
utilised from page one)
itative delegates to the meet-
the State Highway Board on
Is not official in any respect.
lies-Herald Is assuming that
ns of Harney county are in-
in the advancement of good
I It has had communications
tizens asking about road
lich it could not answer be-
not knowing what the plans
Ither citizens have asked the
this purpose it is urged that the
chamber of commerce for Harney
county be organized.
The committee appointed at thd
time Mr. Clark was here in the in
terest of the organization consljied
of Judge H. C. Levens, Sam Mothers
head, John Biggs, C. H. Leonard and
P. G. Smith. Of these the first three
named were in Burns on April 2, hut
overy one of them had Important
mattery to consider in the irrigation
district hearing. Judge Levens in his
official capacity, Mi. Mothershea I as
one of the petitioners who circulated
the petition, and therefore an im
portant witnes. and Mr. Biggs in n'a
professional business before the
board, therefore they had no time
for information as to plans
kble funds. These questions t devote to the proposed organization
asked and nothing is being
shed simply because there is
proper spirit of co-operation
get together and have an
iding and thresh out the
wherefores, then we can
it and do our part toward
results and each community
just bow matters stand.
fa have been suggested on
Itters In the past where the
place have been Indefinite
tat reason have not accom-
Ihat was hoped. In order
this The Times-Herald has
sfinlte time and place for
Ing and is ready to do its
rd bringing about a better
ling and feeling in the lm-
ktter of better roads.
Is April 10, the place is
country, therefore it was Impossible
to give the matter the attention it
This committee, or a substitute!
committee, will have the matter In
hand for quick action at the proposed
meeting on April 10th, so it will not
repulre much time.
Citizens of Harney County must
bear in mind that this is not an or
ganization fostered for the benefit
of the towns of the state or any par
ticular i ommlnulty, but is for the
purpose of promoting every enter
prise of merit throughout the state
and the most isolated community is
going to receive consideration upon
any mater of merit. It is the only
possible way for the different com
munities of the state to get real con-
bargains may be Included on such
Mrs. Schwartt, who has recently
opened a store for ladies' goods par
ticularly, was most agreeably sur
prised at the result. She said: "Our
business on Dollar Day was four
times Chat of previous days. I be
lieve it will be a greater success in
future but would not advise having
them too often."
James Dalton of Lunaburg, Dalton
ft Co. is ready for another one. He
said: "Our business on Dollar Day
was satisfactory and people took
more luterest than we expected. We
would be glad to participate when
ever the other merchants consider it
right to offer Dollar Day bargains
i Fred Williams of Wllllams-Zogl-mann
Clothing company said: "A
successful day; we would be glad to
see them a regular event.''
Nate Franklin or the Farmers Ex
changer "We did a good business,
really better than we anticipated, and
believe it will be better 1' tried
"Sandy" Leonard of the Welcome
Pharmacy made this remark' "Did
not get the results expected."
Page's Sweet Shop offered bar
gains in connection with the school
and when the "flu" epidemic spread
unexpectedly and closed the school
his bargains were not In demand Mr.
Page said: "Peculiar conditions pre
vented our doing much on Dollar
Day becuuse our particular offer was
in the line of school sappllas aid the
sudden 'flnreup' of 'flu' Interf-i-'il.
I believe, under ordinary conditions,
It would be u complete SQfiCSaB and
we would take purt again If one Is
Heed Brothers found tit" influents
Interfered also, as their bargains
were in ILne with the picture house
having its usual pTogram. Nollle
Reed said: "Our general business on
Dollar Day was exceptionally good,
but little interest was shown In our
special bargains. Under uoriuul con
ditions I believe It would be a good
thing and It should be given another
trial in the near future
The Times-Herald Is pleaded to
note the favorable comment upon
this undertaking us It w.i, entirely
through the suggestion of this paper
that the trial was made and this pa
per was the only one to advocate
Dollar Day. The next time this Is
tried there will be a more ready re
spouse from all concerned and It will
finally become a fixture in the busi
ness affairs of the town.
(Continued from page 1)
lected In the same manner. This dis
poses of the urgency of the case and
now the matter may take Its course
without Injury to any one.
From comment heard and observa
tion It appears that the first district !
oragnlted will be given consider! Ion
and possibly brought to vote before It
wilt be necessry for final action on)
the later districts. This means a bet- j
ter understanding and a more likely i
solution of the problem.
A PIONEER PASSES AWAY
d.nl. Should the deal be closed, and and should the Irrigation district
this seems probable, the boat will be matters be straightened out and!
put on the run from San Francisco tt prospects for immediate active devi i.
Los Angeles and Ban Diego. , opment start In this valley he wlin
Mr. Ottlnger has had his eyo on likely Increase his Interests In this
this country for the past few yeors section evry substantially.
,.iii i i i i i mi . . ' L
E. P. Sylvester died at the home
of his daughter-in-law in this city
last Monday afternoon. He had been
111 tor some time and had recently
come down from' his farm to take
special treatment from his physician,
but returned to the ranch on Sunday
where he went all over the place and
likely hastened the end by overexer
tion, at any rate he died quite sud
denly Monday afternoon. The fu
neral was held on Wednesday after
noon, services beln gconducted by
Rev. Mobley of the Baptist church, at
the I. O. O. F. hall and his brother
Odd Fellows taking charge at the
Mr. Sylvester was an old time res
ident of this community, having been
here for over 20 years. He served
one term as county commissioner of I
this county and was highly respected
by our cltlieiiB. He was In his 6tith
year at the time of his death and is
survived by bis widow, also two
nephews In this community. We un
derstand he Is also survived by a sis
ter who resides in Salem.
GRAND JURY MEETS THIS WEEK
Judge Dalton Biggs arrived from
Ontario on Monday evening and the
following morning convened the
grand Jur yto act upon matters to
come before the coming term of cir
cuit court. The grand Jurors were:
P. ('. Petorsen, foreman; A. J. John
son. Martin Back, II. Chrlstetisen,
Joe Cavender, George Smyth, Fay
Ferry. They adjourned yederday,
having completed their work and re
ported to the court. Two true bills
were found. The Jurors have kOM
Tom Gibson Is home from Seattle,
. re he spent the winter.
OPTING EH BUYS MORE BOATS
RECURRENCE OF "FLU"
EPIDEMIC STOPS SCHOOL
Public school was reopened last
Monday after being closed since last
October, but after two days' sessions
It was closed again because of the
Influenza epidemic spreading again.
It was not the result of the opening
of school, for the cases developed
before the school had really started,
but there were so many, mostly chil
dren, that it was considered best to
close the school. Following the first
outbreak several of the parents of
the children afflicted have taken it
and now we have some 20 cases, but
none of the patients are reported se
rious. The following cases are reported
by the health efficers: Mrs. Clifford
Reed and little daughter; Mrs. Le
nora Smyth, Miss Leora Goodlow.
The Times-Herald learns from a
newspaper dlpp'ng that A. ottlnger j
tnt man behind the gui. at Ihe Far-;
mers Bzchgnga, has been negotiating
for the "Rom City. ' a steamer t hut
has long been on the run bettvei n
Portland and San Francisco under i
the direction of the O. W. It. ft N. I
company. Mr. Ottlnger Is reported
to be associated with Stanley Dollar.1
one of the big steamship men of the
entire United States, in making this
HE ESt APED INFLUENZA.
of the county Chamber. Mr. Leonard
was in Portland and Mr. Smith In thefMrs. Smith Crane and four children;
Paul Howes, Mrs. Schwacker, U. S.
Haekney, Alva Woodruff, Mrs. I. 8.
Oeer, Mrs. Wm. Farre and little
daughter; Mrs. Eggleston's little
daughter; Mrs. Ray Barron and three
children; a little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. E. H. Bathrick at the hotrie of
J. E. Rouneavelle; Homer lined s
As a consequence of the unexpect
ed recurrence of the epidemic, com
ing without warning, the health of
ficers requested the theater close and
refused permission to have the Vic
tory ball planned by some or the sol
dier boys. However, It Is confidently
expected this state of artalrs will last
but a short time wheu we will agalu
resume the amusement and social
"Last spring I had u terrible cold
and grippe and was afraid I was
going to have Influenza," writes A.
A. McNeese, High Point, Ga. "1 took
Foley's Honey and Tar. It was a
sight to see the phelgtn I coughed up.
( am convinced Foley's Honey and
Tar saved me from influenza." Con
tains no opiates. Good fpr children.
Sold by Reed Brothers.
WE HAVE A
It means to live up to a reputation for
Do you know what
We know know that It meant constant vigilance lest we permit
the QUALITY of our wares to be lowered.
It also means unvarying courtesy and attention to each and
every customer. .
When you trade with this great Family Store you are assured
of these two dvsntages--ptotectton and service.
EVERYTHING FOR THE FAMILY, AND ALL DEPENDABLE
We solicit your eaitoro vMth this guarantee.
Brown 's Satis factory Store
Burns, ; ; : Oregon
We carry goods advertised oa the "Home Products Pace)"
Why the Essex Motor Car will be
the sensation for the coming season
Every part and every detail of the Essex con
struction is of proved worth. It was designed
and built by some of the foremost engineers of
America, the same men whose genius produced
the Super-Six. Many points of superiority in
the Super-six which have proved themselves in
years of service, have been incorporated into
the Essex. The engine, only twenty- nine
inches long, cast in one block with detachable
head, readily develops more than fifty horse
power. Long life is assured by the ample pro
portions of the counterbalanced crank shaft,
supported by three large bearings.
Eastern Oregon Auto Co.
Vale, H. E. YOUNG, Prop. Ontario
We put the " Eat
The best flour will not make good bread
unless the baker has real skill and ability.
The "eat" is not put in the wheat at the mill
it's put there in the bakery.
We take a just pride in our famous
BREAD, ROLLS, CAKES, PIES and OTHER
In most of these the blending of ingredients
constitute a most decided improvement in the
product, making a wholesome and appetiz
When you patronize this house you conform
to all the pure food laws, at the same time re
ceiving the best of good things to eat.
If you want to see how the "eat" got into the
wheat, come and let us show you.
Page 's Sweet Shop
SEASONABLE T &00DS
We have goods that interest and delight any lady or miss.
Bungalow Aprons in different styles '
Play Suits for Children
Warner and Red fern Corsets
Novelties, Notions, Hair Brushes, Clothes Brushes
, Tooth Brushes, Combs
Score Cards and Program Pencils
Our line of Ladies' and Misses' goods is peculiarly
attractive this Spring by reason of the many new
patterns and the harmonious colors.
We cordially invite every lady and mils in Harney
County to see this really superior line.
YOU'LL BE PLEASED !
MRS. E. F. SCHWARTZ, Proprietor
Masonic Building Burns, Oregon