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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (April 12, 1919)
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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON APRIL 12, 1919
VICTORY LOAN DRIVE
PLANS ARE COMPLETED
James J. Donegan Makes
LOCAL SAILOR AND SOLDIER TO AID
iispiratien Gained From Addresses Heard
On Trophy Train While in Crane
ESSAY X)NTR8T ON
PRIOR 09 VICTORY
Hrhool Children Asked to Answer If
We Can Refuse to Pay Our
Every fireside In Oregon will bo
interested In the context Inaugurated
by the essay contest section of the
Victory Liberty Loan. TheSchool
children of (he state are invited to
wnie essays, the subject for which
Is "Victory; What Price." lehool
print ipui and teacher win furnish
the children In the grades with full
Information and suggestions of the
Itinerary Harney County
Victory Loan Committee
Over Two Weeks Trip Planned Covering Entire County In
Drive To Put Harney County Over the Top In
Fifth and Last Loan Campaign.
RKD CROHH Kl.KCTH
BOARD OF MANAGERH
Meeting Held Tuesday Evening by
Harney County Chapter; Execu-
tlvc Committee Chosen
Janus J. Donegan arrived home thought! that are prominent In con-
m Saturday night and at once be-. .,iterltip the matter. 2" ho essay will
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wnemer wo can retuse in
rn arranging for the coming Victory
Loan Drive. Mr. Donegan was made
manner of this campaign during his
bn in e anil after the work had been
fSrced upon him ho limply took off
.i. coat iiinl asked his old organiza
tion to get behind him and put it
over He culled a meeting of the
executive committee together Tues
day evening to outline plans and pre
pare an itinerary for the coming cam
paign which opens on April 21st.
On Wednesday J. D. Zurcher, state
field organizer, arrived and conferred
with the local committee and gave
farther details of the campaign.
Mr. Zurcher told of the advantages
of the Victory Bonds and aided the
home workers In advice aa to best
methods. The fact tbat these are to
abort term notes covering a period of
five years and the Interest rate being
4 per cent and free from all forms
of taxation; the liberal terms of pay
ment is another attraction to these
bonds that will appeal to the purchas
er of moderate means.
Campaign Start. April ai
The plan for the coming drive was
completely gone over by the ex
ecutive Kimmlttee and the work Is
lobe done-more leisurely than In the
pact because 'of there being more
time to put it over. The campaign
itarts on April 21st and continues
lor three weeks. The local couimit-
unswer whether wo can
pay our war debts and whether the
people of Oregon would enjoy victory
IT they are not willing lo pay their
.share for Us blessings. '
Silver and (.old Medal.
Select ions will be made by County
8ujH rlntoiidents of schools of the ten
licit essays submitted In each county,
and the writers of these ten essays
will each receive a silver pin. The
County Superintendents will make
their selections from the best essays
produced In each room of the county
schools, the decision In this case being
made by the teacher. From the ten
best essays from each county in the
state, the final awards will be made.
Tbe ten best essys In Oregon, one
from each competing grade, will be
selected by the committee. The
authors of these will receive gold
Pruiitn Helmet Offered.
Of the ten best essaya there will
be one which will be adjudged the
best essay in the state. Tbe winner
of the distinction will receive in
addition to the gold medal, a genuine
Prussian officer's helmet which has
been given by the war department
for this purpose .
Every school child In Oregon, oTJf
ccpt tiio.e In the first and secnA
grades. Is asked to compete. Essays
of iMiililreti in the third and fourth
grades should not bo longer than
April 21 CRANE ..
April 22 DIAMOND
April 24 ANDREWS
April 26 (Hoon) ALBBRSON (Noon) April 26
April 26 DENIO
April 28 CATLOVV. .
April 29 NARROWS
April 30 RILEY
. LA WEN ...
One Harney County Sailor
One Harney County Soldier
One Prominent Outside Speaker
Automobiles furnished by Eastern Oregon Live Stock Co.,
of Crane, and I. Weinstein, of La wen.
PHIZE OKFKRRI) FOR HK.ST
tec will have the support of an ac
tive and convtnetag speaker from the
outride and will he a companled on
the tour ol the tout liv ; : least one
sold:' r and one sullor. At some
poiii' : mi. number will be augment
ed and at each place, where gather
ing ar held flu-re will likslj be
'foui.d more of the returned boys who
will lake an i" five part lu the pr.
latJOll ol the subject and udvanrc
good . mr purchasing Vl.torv
Bonds. It is suggested that the sev-
erjtl communities where meetings are
to be held get up a dance as an aid
toward getting the people of the re
ipettive neighborhoods together.
ictory Hull in Burns
In Burns it has been decided that
ilnce the soldlera and sailors are giv
ing their aid to the Victory Loan cam
paign, they be given the privilege of
managing a big Victory Hall as a fit
tint finale to the drive. This will be
done provided health conditions will
Perm 1 1
The Itinerary of the Victory Loan
coniniitee is published elsewhere in
We Must Fay Our Debts
Tip- fact that the war has boon won
will not deter the loyal people of the
Dulled States from Investing in those
bond when they stop to consider that
e a i a nation have obligations to
oiett, v,f must pay our debts and seo
H mir hoys safely homo after their
hardships for the benefit of humani
ty. N'n American citizen is going to
'lurk his or her duty In this respect.
Committee Sees War Trophies
The War Trophy Train In charge
Itate Manager Ilobt. Smith of tbe
Liberty i,oan Committee was an at
traction at Crane yesterday forenoon
nd uas Lu mght to Harney county as
dim t tribute to the excellent con
"butions of the county In war work
1,1 the past. This proved most tutor
'"tig and was viewed by u large
'iuhiImt or our citizens. Dozens of
r loads of Hums people went over
""o II wan wall worth the trip. The
CWeullve committee, headed by Mr.
Pootigan, inudii the trip over whero a
'"tie i iniil'orence wum held witli Mr.
Willi, and nunc Inspiration given by
BSBVUU' In I In, addresses ol those
200 words; of tboM in fifth and sixth
-r nl 04 linger than 400 word :
leventl) and eighth., grammar grades
anil high SCbOOl Hl'iileiils should be
not taw tli..ii IM nor more than 1000
FORMJCR 1'i.lNK OFFICIAL
IN IH HNS ON HI 'SI.NESS
J. I.. Oiui'i, formerly cashier of
the Pint National Hank of this idly.
spent a few days hero this week in
consultation with the officers and
stockholders of thul Institution and
visiting with friends. Mr. Oault did
not sever his connections entirely
when he resigned his position here,
but retained his Interests with the
hank ami also has considerable real
estate Interests In this county. Me
Is now manager of the Spokane Tat
tle & Loan Company, a financial in
stitution with largo capital with
which some of the largest stock Inter
ests and banking men of the North
west are associated. In his new
position Mr. Oault fits remarkably
well as he had several years of ex
cellent training in the particular line
of work, and Is now In a position to
give greater aid to the stock inter
ests of the entire country than in ills
former position In this city. Mr.
Oault Informs us that his ioiihtii
has loaned a large amount or money
to advance the stock industry during
the past winter and spring ami that
It will Increase the capital stock from
1100,000 to $200,000 at once. Old
time friends of the family are pleased
to learn that Mrs. Oault and the boys
are contented and happy In their
Harry C. Smith stopped at this of
fice yesterday afternoon and author
lied the announcement that the Good
Roads Association would offer a
prize of $25.00 for the best piece of
permanent street Improvement in
Burns between this date and tbe 4th
of July. This Is a renewal of the
same offer of last year. In order to
compete for this prize one must cov
er at least one lot abutting on the
Thli should stimulate the pride or
property owners who desire to have
the streets improved and if one starts
it may awaken the same deslro in
his neighbor thus creating quite a
ll'.dy competition before the time set
to award this prlz on July 4.
KOHMEIt CITIZEN VISITS
M NDAY SCHOOL (CONVENTION.
J, A. Kbcrle arrived hero from his,
First session held In the Nazarene
church Saturday evening at 8 o'clock,
Rev. H, 8. Hughes, pastor of the
Presbyterian church making the wel
come address, response by Rev. Har
old F. Humbert, general secretary of
the Sunday Schools of the State.
Address by Rev. H F. Mobley, sub
Jcet: "The Parents' Relation to Sun
Sunday morning Rev. Humbert
will 0 preach In the Presbyterian
church at 11 o'clock.
At 2:30 a Sunday school session
will le held In the same place. Ad
dress bar llov. Hughes, Evangelistic
noN 'n the Sunday school.
Address by Hhv. Humbert.
' '.inlay evening session In the Hup-
huroh. Address Id'V. Humbert.
Address hv RW, M I). Mill of Plaln
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Wll .'l-lll!U IIIK.IH III'. II Willi" II
homo at Albany Wednesday to spend IwHI miil'.o an address on Sunday
a few days In this Vicinity lookln; i wort at Crane. He Is a groat
after tome business affair. i. Mr Hour him.
Kbcrle and bis estimable family for- -o
merly n hie I im but tiny disposed, HoNOH ROI.LL.
of their home hero and considerable The proposlt Ion of "t'urlv" I). Pot
of his land holdings last spring tak- , tor lo get a photo and biography of
ing some farm and residence property i the soldier and sailor boys and the
In the Willamette Valley In exchange ' citizens of Harney county who were
and then went to Albany to make active In wur work In Harney county.
their home. He retains real estate Int. the unqualified Indorsement of
i nt' rests here and since he has been The Times-Herald and it recommends
donllug In that product In this field it to the public. An accurate account
for so many years he has the habit of the activities should be encouraged
and may be counted upon to continue and will be cherished in after years
for an incdflnlte time In the future. by posterity.
J. E. Hlzemore, Ous llurlburt and
Phil Smith delivered steers to Ira
Mahou and Allen Jones in this city
the tore part or this week. They had
u little experience with a stampede on
the way over from their ranches as
some or (he animals got hold or weeds
that caused them to be unruly and
i storm aided in gelling them sl'iii
o,; off. Some I hilt In ml wore I I I
from the herd before reaching their
doitt illation but have all returned to
I In i in)-, wli ere I hey inn lie gal lo i d
LONG ENOUGH TO HATCH A GOOD ONE
again for fUtUN delivery. We are
IFtth lli. trophy car and llsleiilng to "'"l "'llt "'' "" '"' """"." "' "'
m CNI lleiliOM of KOllller llOVS WhO HIT, llle Ul till, til lil.T'o
Is a woed, called "Hopper weed uj
(if lle BtOL'k IllOn, Wilhil neelll :,
lo give the animals much pulu when
talen ami trouble usually follo.vs
"ad i en . t the front. Those hoys
I" shlforju w.ro familiar wlili the
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1 Results BY gg!3
A meeting was held at the Liberty
Theatre last Tuesday evening for the
I purpose of electing a new board of
managers for Harney County Chap
ter, American lted Cross. All hough
this hud been advertised previously,
but few clime to the meeting. It was
found that the men predominated at
this gathering and because cf that
the ladles were given marked con
sideration and all the honors. The
five members selected for the Hoard
of Managers were all ladles. Mrs.
Julia Smith. Mrs. I. H. Holland, Mrs.
James Lsmpsblre, Mrs. Hoy Moullen
Mrs. J. W. Oeary being chosen. As
this was all the meeting could do in
the line of officering the Chapter, it
did not take long to finish the work.
May IHsband an War Workers.
A general discussion of the affairs
of the Chapter and Its future activ
ities followed informally. Kev. Fa
ther Francis presided and gave all
present free way to give the subject
discussion without the formality of
addressing the chair. From a letter
received recently It was letarned that
tbe Chapter may disband as a war
working organization, and is permit
ted to turn in all finished and unfin
ished wort and material it has.
This also applies to the Auxiliaries
and It was requested by the ladles In
charge of the work that this be pub
lished In ordeY that the Auxiliaries
may turn In such materials as they
have on hand so that it may be sent
to division headquarters. It is the
intention to close the work room In
this city and return to those who
loaned such articles, furniture and
sewing machines, etc., and give N.
Drown ft Sons possession of the room
Organization Not limcthc.
It does not mean that the Hod Cross
will not be active in this county nor
as an organization all over the coun
try, for the organization Is to tuke
active Interest ill home service and
thi.i Involves much work upon the
part of the in 'no' tt.e in i harge. The
Chapter will Issue Information in
connection wiih DUa Important work
at the proper time.
():i Weiln. (da . fling '.h Heard
of Manager. had a meeting and
"l"iled the Kxeciitivo ( omuiiiteo
wlin h Is the active committee of Hie
orgatilxalion. This committee will
meet In the near future and elect
officers of the Chapter. Its person
Charles W. Ellis, K. K. Purlngton,
Julian Byrd, VVm. Farre, Sum Molh
it; head. Father Francis, Mrs. Julia
Smith, Mrs. II. H. Mace. Mrs. C. H.
Voegtly, W. M. Sutton, Mrs. W. M.
Sutton, Mrs. Frames Clark, Joe
Thompson. Mrs. W. K. Huston.
This committee is complete so far
as the local chapter Is concerned,
but to this number will be added the
chairmen of the several Auxiliaries
fhroughout the county, who are also
members of the Executive committee.
Has Been Active In War.
The Chapter has beon one of the
active organizations of the war, and
has proven one of the most energetic
In the way of relief. It has had the
most universal support of any such
body and has enrolled a larger mem
bership. Almost the entire county
belongs and each individual has
taken a personal interest and tried
In some way to help.
The future work Is for the benefit
of the returning soldier and his fam
ily. It will have direct attention of
a worker as soon as one can be selec
ted. This home service work will
cover such a wide scope ae conditions
add circumstances will warrant.
Tbe officers of the Chapter will
bo announced through these columns
us soon as limy are selected.
ROAD MEETING WAS
Better Undestanding of Situ
HAhKHY INSTALLS NEW
AND MOI1KKN OVEN
C C Page, proprietor of Page's
Sweet Shop has received and Installed
a new aiMB moilurn oven in nis ouaury.
This greallv In. reuses the cupaclty of
tho shop, us it Is possible to turn
out a thousand loaves of bictid each
.!.i. if necessary.
The nubile Ih in, lied tg Call and
.; tho mmliary conditions r
rounding Hie production ol tho new
bakery'a good :. and Uw modern
equipment thai adda to tho quality
as well US tho quantity.
OTHER COUNTIES BOND IN LARGE SUMS
Tax No Heavier For Bonds Than Present
Lety For Roads; Will Receive
The Times-Herald is disappointed
because of the lack of interest shown
in the meeting called for the purpose
of discussing roads last Thursday
evening. Tho members of the coun
ty court were present to take part in
the discussion and listen to sugges
tions. Several gentlemen from out
of town from Lawen and Crane
were there, but it was not a repre
sentative meeting of the citizens of
the county and therefore those pres
ent did not consider it proper to take
any action to send a delegation to
Portland on the 15th to meet with
the Highway Commlaaion. It Is not
the proper attitude to take in con
nection with so Important, a matter.
We should have a better understand
ing of the situation and investigate
the possibilities of Increasing the ap
construction of permanent roads in
proprlatlon of funds to aid in the
our county. If we are being discrim
inated against and not given proper
consideration let us all have some
thing to say about it.
tin i ii- Accused of Favoritism.
Burns has been accused of being re
sponsible lor the highway post road
not serving Lawen post office. Is
that true? Is there acltlzen of this
town really favorable to passing by
the post offices between here and
Crane and still insist on it being a
post road? In !ut bow many of
the cltlaena of Horns know where
the route lias been surveyed or have
made any liivesilgation of it'.'
Are w all satistieil with the pres
ent system ol expending the road
funds, do we find a unanimous voice
ironi the citizens of riiis county In the
,'lau.s.' Is it a I ict thai ue are
tailing behind other localities in tho
nuiidi-ig of i.irn.iiieni highway! and
Is it really cheaper to bond for road
budding purpose like oilier coun
ties of the stale .'
Hon. ling ChedpOM .Met boil.
Prominent men who have given
such matters attention and who are
financiers, say that we couid bond
Harney county for 1400,000 and pay
the Interest on that amount If the
entire issue were disposed of'at once
and still not be taxed any heavier
than th present levy for roads. It
would seem that this assertion can
not bear out investigation but there
are men who would back his asser
tion with convincing figures. Other
counties in Oregon are bonding lu
big sums and are receiving recogni
tion from the State Highway Com
mission and tho Federal Oovernment.
Is it worth our while to make an in
vestigation of these assertions and
sue If we can profit by them?
Mr. Weittenhlller conies to us al
ter an enthusiastic meeting of citi
aej of Malheur, Orant ant) Baker
countlesb and tells his neighbors that
them and appoint a delegation to go
we should follow the example set by
to the meeting or the State Highway '
Commission on the 15th of April and
see if Harney county can't start
something to her Interests. He Is
of the opinion that we are sleeping on
Working at Cross Furnoses.
The Times-Herald urges a meeting
of the citizens to discuss it and al.-o
to Investigate certain phases of tho
highway between Burns and Crane
but there Is lndlfferen response from
the people. Wo should not be satis
fled with things under such clroum
stancos. Wo me working at i
purposes and the sooner we realize it
and follow l lie example of neighbor
ing counties In organizing for the
general gooil ol tho entire country
the sooner we are going to accom
This subject will raoeive l'urth r
discussion in tho immediate future
and the citi.ens arc asked to give it