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BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON JANUARY 3, 1920
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New Officers Se&te for Year
f of Service.
PAYMASTER GIVEN JEWEL
Sanij M othershead Presented
With Token of Esteem by
Members of Burns
Burns Chapter No. 40., Order of
the Eastern Sta, and Hurns I,odgo
No. 97, A. t . & A. M. hold tholr
annual Installation of officers Jointly
Inst Saturday night, December 27.
Tho usual procedure at those In
stallations was followed, RlvltiK vis
itors belonging to otio lodgo an idea
of tha beautlotf of the other.
Mrs. Etta Jones, who has been the
efficient secretary of tho Chaptur for
so long that ovun tbo editor can't
rum ember, whh tbo installing otllcor
for tho Eastern Star, and Charles M.
Faulkner, retiring Master of tho Ma
sonic lodgo, for tho Masons,
Mrs. Jones called the meet ng to
rder and Irectod tho Marshal, Mrs.
.. H. oRtly, to present the olllcors
elect for installation, The first of
U106Q was Mrs. May V. Eggloaton,
Worthy Matron for (ho ensuing year,
who wan given the usual admonition
and seated. Other Star olllrera then
followed, they bolag Chester Daltou,
Worthy Patroa; Mlns Leon a Thomp
son, Associate Matron; Mrs. Kugunia
Kaulknor, CoaduutrusH; Miss Leila
Kgll, Associate Conductress.' Mrs.
Inez deer, Trcauuror; Mrs. Ktta
Jones, Secretary; Mhw Kllen Geur,
Adaht Mrs. Knld Oowan, Ituth; Mrs.
Neva Qeer, Pother; Mi4 Helene Dal
ton, Martha; Mrs Nita MacGowan,
Klecta; Mrs. Florabelle Smith, Ward
er; C. Mr man Dlllauin, SaaUind; Mrs.
Sarah Farre, Organist; Mrs. Florence
Dalton, Cbaplalnj Mrs. Jhn Oesaber
IIh. Marshal. Ow4 to the illness
of Mrs. Neva Ow, Mrti Ella Mothers
head took her place as Either for
the iasUltaU)! oerHHasiy,
FellowJHf the Installation of East
era Star eliears, Charles M. Faulkner
took the ckair aad preaeeded to the
InstallatlOB of tie Masonic officers,
with Ton Allen as Marshal. Officers
seated woro It. Fred WilUaais, Wor
shipful Master; Orover N. Jameson,
Senior Warden; Charted Loggan,
Junior Warden; A. C. Welcome,
lMUi4)rt"&(2 MQtharabead, Secre
tary; Joe Thmpson, H. D.; C. Culver
Page, J. D.; Maurice Schwartz, S. 8.;
C. Hrman Dlllmati, J. S.; Krnest Mui-
A notable Incident of tho Masonic
installation was tho fact the entlro
ceremony was conducted without the
aid of a printed or written munu
script of any kind, tho Installing of
fleer giving his lectures from memory.
Inamedlately after the installation,
the Marshal was directed to bring
Sam Motkershead to the East, where
Mr. Motkershead waH presented with
tbo Jewel of a Past Master of the
order, as a token of the esteem in
which ho is held by the members of
Hums Lodge. In presenting (ho
laWAl (hn VLanli1l.li. tM m . . lnn.n B
i ho long and faithful service Mr.
Motheruhcad had reni.ered tho lodge.
holding all of its vnr ous olllces ami
acung as an inspiration to newer
A turkey dinner wa.i served at the
close of the evening, after which
the younger members enjoyed an Im
WKATJIKIt NOT KAVOItAIILK
von JiAiinrr poikomxc;
Biologist K. ,E. Horn has received
COO euRce of poison for distribu
tion im the people of this county in
the aaipaitfa ef externsaation of the
rabVftj. lie was called to Malheur
eoaaty yeaUraay for a nlort time and
414 aet hava time to distribute tho
potam to the several coiamuBlty dis
tributors, therefore if a-iy is needed
before his return the applicants may
' - m . . x a . . t 1
wftiy lo me couiy cieri.
Mr, Horn got 'some put to Cecil
Irving on Cow Creek. Fid Haines at
Harney and Bupt.' Sbat uck at tho
Hzperlment "Station. Tlwse are tho
ely district distributor) who havo
any of it on hand.
Mr. Horn hopes nncther snow
atom will, come within a short timo
whon conditions will bu uore favor
able to poisoning, JJo n.ya that co
long as tho rabbits an tot ut tholr
usual feed and on tholr customary
feeding groundH tho polsoi s not no
effective, but if tho hay tncks nra
fenced and tlto ijround 'ovorcd so
thoy cannot -'oaslly 'rot n. tho feud
they will very readily take Uu
Mr. Horn expects to,.Jjg lj.ok within
u few days.
PROTECTION OF BADGER
URGED BY RANCHER
N- cw a'
Best Friend in Keeping
K. N, iOrcuvor, who for 'years bus
lllvml on 'a mountain place to tlio
north of nnrna, wmi In town this
week iiiii)(Iiik proof on UIh additional
homustuud, in conversation with n
ropresontntlvo of Mils pnpor mid a
friend In which tlio subjuut of peHtH
was under discussion, Mr. Groover
urged tlio protection of the badger,
not essentially by law but by com
inon consent, iih ho stated tlio badger
whh ono of his boHt friends In tlio way
of keeping down tlio sage1 rats, Mr
Groover llvos In (ho foothtlla whore
tho sago rata are worse tliun In the
valley. Ho ha observed tho work
of tho badger and knows whereof he
Al lllB tjKe of th conversation tho
writer was upder the Impression that
tho hudaor was more of loss veretar-
Ian and that no Ionic as IiIn fur whh of
I A . . t. i . At - A-- . ,
value tho animals would, bo hunted
Later it has beou found thai tho
badger fur Is not so, attractive and
does not command' a very lilf.h price
on the market. Dr. L. K. lllbbard,
another man who Is a closo observer
and Is familiar with tho waya of an
limits, has come to the defense of tho
burtgor. Two of theuo animals are
making his farm their place of abode
during (ho past wlulei and the Doc
(or my ho fools suro thoy have boon
Ilt lHKl Go benent to him during tho
,mi)t foW weks fron, j,H observation
of their work in digging out hibern
ated sago rats. Kvon since tho snow
has fallen and during the cold weath
er, these animals have boon busy and
although the ground Is frozen to a
considerable depth and tho snow ob
literating all vlslblo sign of rat holes
tho badger seoms to accurately find
the noting; places and Invnrlbly ho
brlnga out sytral rats each tlmo ho
burrows III. j,
Dr. lllbbard thinks It well that wo
understand our animal lifu more In
timately so that wo may distinguish
between tho good and the bad. Wo
are iHdfhg the saga rata and rabbits
mum oi m mvimev 'Wvn' jvmr , .mi ih
Doctor points out that both thaae ro
dents have had raaay years in which
to multiply bat In former years they
have been kept dowa by their natur
al enemies, tho coyote, badger, eagle
and other predatory animals. Since
we have placed a price on the head of
Mr. Coyote and men with guns are
Indifferent to the destruction of the
life of our fur hearing and feathered
tribes tho pests .have multiplied In
greater numbers and we must con
tend with them.
The Mooho lodge In Harney county
recently entertained tholr mombera
nnd friends at tho headquarters in
Short talks from the officers ex
plained tho boneiits'and good work
of tho organization. Several solos
wore rendered by Frank Deveney,
who Is connected with theVcatttractors
on tho highway, also aeveral musical
numbers by Mrs. Harry Smith at the
piano and Mablu Owuloy on. the. vio
lin. There were three' boxing ex
hibitions, as follows;
Hurns MurUowun vs, Jumo Bran
don, Jr., four rounds wJiich resulted
In u dray.
Derrlll Haney va. Polly Thorn
burg, four rounds which resulted in
u draw. , ,
A threo round exhibition by the
Uarrou brothers. ;
All tho boys certainly showed ev
ery Indication pf developing ability,
and kept the folka satisfied with'
their wlllngness to give them tho
best they could produce
The evening ended with a banquet
at which the bmt of eats were served
and included everything from coffee
Tho next reeular meeting of tho
lodge will be" held on Monday night
January 4th, and all officers nnd
members nro respectfully requested
to bo on hand to assist in making
reports to thelSupreme lodge for the
On Saturday night, January 17t
1920. a danco will be given for tha
entertainment of the, Moosq and the
irenernl pu?11c. It. is intenaeu to
make this an annual affair thereafter,
Mr. oud Mrs. H. II. fldilland, for-
morly of North Yakima, have, boon
visiting at tbo homo of Wrs, .tjlla
BmUh for tho imat several wookB.
Thov coiitompluto mnklng thlH vicin
ity tholr homo but havo not ruuy no-
oldort what thoy will do. Mrs
Oullland l a ulcco of Mrs. Smith's, it
J. W. Noonchestor, of Williamson;
Wpgt Vlrglnlo. l I1V9 qn a visit tq
hiaby, L, L, Noonchojitor
Stockmen's Convention in May Will
Attract Record Crowd. Must Plan
Accomodations Now. '
Burns faces the problem of entertaining something
like 1000 guests on Thursday, and Friday, , May 6 and 7.
this year. The occasion is
Cattle and Horse Raisers Association of Oregon, which is
attended by stockmen from
Bend, where the convention "was held last year.
'started 14 months before
not completely ready. Burns must not fail to show these
men every courtesy and consideration possible. Adequate
preparations must be made
and their wives and families.
The Chautauqua last June taxed the city's facilities to
the utmost. This convention
look like a rainy Sunday on
showing these men that Burns
gest advertisement the city
that fact will be as well advertised.
WE MUST NOT PAIL.
Plans will be discussed and committees from the
Commercial Club will be appointed at the next meeting of
the club on Friday, January 9 Every merchant, stock
man, and citizen of the county owes a duty to himself and
the community that can only
YOU, MR. READER,
NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT.
Apropos of tho above, Chan. M.
Faulkner, newly elected president of
the Commercial club, is sending out
tho following letter:
On Friday evening. January 9th,
1939,. at 7:.10wlll be held tha. most
important meeting of the Hurns Com
mercial Club of its existence,
Thu annual meeting or convention
of tho Cattle and Hon Raisers
Association of Oregon will be held la
Hurns, Oregon on May 6 and 7, We
are informed by the Secretary of that
organization that already over five
hundred stockmen with their wives
havo signified their Intention of be
ing present on those dates. Not a
move has been made In preparation
for this convention. A large under
taking Is before us and there Is not
a in I uu to to be lost If we are to maku
It it success.
Leading stockmen over several
states have pornUtontly urged for
several years that a convention bo
hold In Hurns, heralded throughout
thu west as tho center of the great
stock country of Oregon. They are
looking forward to this nutating as
the annual convention of the
all over the Middle West.
the convention, and then was
to feed and shelter these men
will jnake the Chautauqua
Mam street. -If we succeed in
is awake, it will be the big
can possibly have. If we fail,
be paid by attendance and
COME TO THAT MEETING
one that holds In sloro something un
usual for thum, Aro wo going to
dlsarpoiut them or urn wo- going to
maKo roedT That Is the vital que
Hon with which wu are confronted.
This Im the greatest opportunity
wo have ever had to advertise tho re
source of Harney County among
real "practical and substantial men.
Harney Couaty will be advertised.
but haw 7 Uy, a boost or a kftW
according, to our success or failure.
8uceM can only resalt from united
effort and co-operation. There la no
sidestepping the Issue. It w up to
us to you una to ma,
Hut few seem 'to have realized the
Imparlance of this convention or the
site of the task confronting us, We
are already six months late in start
Ing preparations. The Commercial
Club seems to bo the only medium
through which thu work can bo
systemlcally prosecuted. Hesolve
right now to bu at the Commercial
Club Koom In Hums, Friday, Jan
uary' 9 and asHlst in formulating
plans for this important event. You
cannot do it alone, nor can the other
follow. Wu must all do It toguthor,
Itemumber tho time and thu place.
Yours very rtuly, "
Chns. M. Faulkner.
Proddunt Com; Club.
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Bend Bulletin Say County
Is Fortunate in Securing
'Hi work of a coinmunl-.v nurso Ib
beliiy discussed by many of our p:o
pie . and liV;)0t ontlroly understood.
An 'nil outline of tho work sueh nn
official roprosontutlvo may do in a
cdinity, tha following artiulo, wlttun
by an officer of tho Hund chapter, la
published In a recent Ishicj of tho
Hullotln at (ho request of tho organi
zation, Sluco It npplloa here and
has valuable Information wo clip It:
"Tho Hand Chapter of the lied
Cross hns been very fortunate In
securing the services of a public
health nurso. This work, undor tho
supervision of tho local commltteo
on Nursing Activities, Is part of tho'
great National Hod Cross peaco time
program, Tha plan Is to havo at
least one trained public health nurso
In ovory county In tho United States.
Wo aro glad that Deschutes county
Is falling. In lino early,
"Tho work covors Infant wolfnro,
thu pro-school child, tho expectant
mother, tuberculosis, schools nnd bed
sldo nursing, In hor work, Miss
Mnrgarot Hroms, our nurso, Inspects
children for physical defects, and ro
cenimondH a remedy to tho paront,
visits tho homo to secure tho cooper
ation of tho parent nnd to assist In
any posslblo way In correcting tho
trouble, gives short hygonlo talks to
tho children, conducts Llttlo Mothers'
Leagues In which tho older girls aro
taught tho simple dally euro of u
baby, and knops down tho spread of
"Thu bcdsldo nursing Is Riven in
Horn! overy otltor day, as Miss Drums
Is in (owii on certain dnya. On other
days she Is working in other parts
of tho county. Tho homo nursing Is
for any ono who desires to call for
this Hervlee, It Includes such things
as baths, taking temperature and
pulse, making tho patient comforta
ble for tho day and executing tho doc
tor's orders, 'The nurso tuny not
give bcdsldo cure after the first call
without a physician in attendance.
Cure cannot, be extended to tlioso suf
tm at 7,6 cents la charged per call.
If a family is unable ui pay tali
ferlng from eontagious diseases. A
a'moant, It does not bar them from
receiving the samo attention. This
fee is turned hack Into tho lied Cross
revolving fund, which Is used for
"Since Miss Hroms has been In
Deschutes county, she has inspected
thu schools at La Pino Itcdmond,
Tn.,iilinnit A lilnn In n.i.l CtlMAit
Many of the children havo had phys
ical detects corrected, out tno work
Is only well begun, Two wull at
tended Mothers' Meetings were hold
at Terrebonne' and Redmond. The
recent Haby Week hold at Hend hud
nn attendance of 60.
"Tho work has boon much ham
pered by a lack of means of transpor
tation, but now that the. County com
missioners have grunted tho nurse a
ear, wo expect to seo still greater
results reaching out to thu more Isol
"Tho work of tho Publls Health
Nurso deserves thu attention nnd
hearty cooperation of overy citizen
In this county."
DISSOLVED BY ORDER
County Pays $6,700 for Part
of Work of Classifying
An order dissolving tho Injunction
against payment for tho county tlm-
hor rruiso whh issued by circuit
JuUgtf DqHon Hlggs on Friday, D6
cember 'SC. At u mooting o'f tho
commissioner's court Monday, tho
county clerk was ordorod to Issue a
warrant for 16,700 to meet tbo ob
ligation. The report, it Is undor-
stood, la not complete, and part of
the full payment will bo withheld
until the' entire report is tiled.
County Clerk Chester Dalton and
Deputy Afseaar Gu8s Dardwell denied
a current' rumor to the effect that
part of 'the report had been removed
I.I l V '. 1 1... dli n 1 .
WUnoui.HjMBuruy uuer nuns, in
the opinion of these officials, the.
missing portion had never been sub
mitted, or had been removed before
received at the assessor's office, aa
it passed through other hands before
becoming; a matter, of record;' Im
medtatelyiiupoR receiving the sheets
consltlutiiig" the report, Assessor J.
L. Caldwell hut) stapled them togeth
er and while a few of ward later
removed, they aro all accounted for,
nnd woro. simply chungod from an
Incorrect position, V
Another rumor that poUllail cap
ital In bolng made of "Tho Mystery
of tho Mliislng ShootH" la rjfo around
thu courthouse, yhleli, coming so
oarly, loads tho casual observer to
boltovo tlio nojet political campaign
In Harney county will bo a merry
'Pvdura yourselves, gentlumon!
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American Legion Appoints
LACK OF FUNDS OBSTACLE
One Organization' Pledgee
Entire Treasury to Erection
of Suitable Bi tiding to
Impetus was given to tho move
ment recently announced In thoso
columns to erect a community monu
mont to our boys who lost their liven
in tho world war, when American
Legion officials appointed a commit
tee of their number to work with
similar committees from other public
organizations, and Investigate si tec
Tho American Legion committee.
It has been learned, Is looking with,
favor on a certain block located In
tho main part of town. Ownership
of thin block Is divided among sor
on Individuals, firms or estates, ami
tbo valuation placed on tho vurloflu
holdings Is largely problematic. How
ever, from tbo nature of H10 use for
which it Is Intended, many of tlm
owners will doubtless bu glad to part
with their holdings much more rea
sonably than thoy would were It a,
Tho monument contemplated is a
building of sufficient, permanency to
adequately express for all tlmo to
conio the depth of feeling that citi
zens and comrade of thu heroic dead
havo for tho mon from this county
who mado tho supremo sacrldco for
dumocruey. That future generations
will hold this memory sacred, provi
sion will bu made for a gymnasium,
whore the rising generation will he
enabled to develop the strong bodies
that make healthy minds.
A. meeting place for civic organi
zations is another feature that will
receive attention, as wall as housing
facilities for the pubic library, aail
Harney county historical data aadt
relics. Othor features to he incor
porated In tho monument will be de
elded upon when tho various commit
tees .from organizations interested in
.Its erection have met.
At presont, luck of funds seem tr
bo thu obstacle that will hinder cul
mination of the plans mado, Ono orr
ganzatlon has already agreed to rM
tho project with nil tho funds al Its
disposal. Public subscriptions may
have to bo asked before tho monu
ment can bo started, and it Is certain
that If any Individual or group of In
dividuals sees tit to finance' tho plan,
ho or thoy will earn a place on his
tory's pago that tlmo Itself will not
dim, for the building would bo a mon
ument to tho names of tho donnor,
us well as to those of thu heroes.
J. S. COOK 1.NVKHT8 IN
ANOTIf Kit, MCI FA KM
A. A. Traugott of tho Inland Km
plro Heallty Co. reports tho sale or.
tho W. K. Crowdur Flvo Mllo Ranch
this week to J. S. Cook of this city.'
This ranch cdntalus 320 acros and n
part of It comes undor tho now Irri
gation district Just forming. It Is n
valuable pleco of real estato and
whon developed will bo ono of th
best producing placoa In tklH vicinity.
Tho transaction involved quite a neat
Hum but tho consideration was not
given out. '
Where to Find News
Masonic orders install officers.
Woathor not favorable to rabbt poi
Protection of badger urged.
Moose Lodgo' has party.
City faces problem of ontertalnment.
Public health nurse work explained.
Impetus given to monument for hero.
Cook buys another ranch.
High-Price Land Crops vn,.,
Country Llto Communities V,
Wise and Otherwise
neaeedlng or itango auccesaiui ,
Sormonotto for Today
Why Congress Doesn't
Sago Rats hls Worst Enomy
Wanted A Ropo -Merits
of Ilorso and Tractor Studied
Now; Your sermon
1AGH SIX .
Now irrigation potltlon,
Loguls nnd clasHluqd'.
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