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About The Times-herald. (Burns, Harney County, Or.) 1896-1929 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 28, 1920)
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ItrmlniN ope of: "KtlciK fnm j:
Hv iintl a Vord what more
din man ask?" IHfrnoy Conn-.;
iv and Hums' havo bcKUU .,to.
fWhlcli they wish." If you doii's
IhSIovo TIio Times-Herald f-
tlio place for your ml, ii ,! ln?
chumo yH aro no, Willing Co soi
yotfr business rfc
BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON FEBRUARY 2S, 18?0
WRESTLING MATCH AT
TONAWAMA MARCH 16
Thompson and A. R. Olsen
GUARD AGAINST MISTAKES
Will P cat Again March 16
To Elect Permanent Of
Juuk' Grant Thompson nntl A'. 11.
Oliin qiiiillflud. uh director of llio.
Jlarn.' V.tHoy Irrigation Dlstlrct on
thun ii"- thu 2Cth, and tin- lioard of
41lrei organized ami i-msactod
ironif? K' nt business. Mr. Olson
Lras it t -1 as temporary chairman
find UjM M. Dunccn as temporary
.ireturi Permnont oirlfvrs will ba
tin" 1 . ' tlio next meeting which Is
r&V 1 f r March 16. At that time
lot ill hi drawn dutorm ,dng I ho
( i ; urms of each or the three
iar. , ''i-iteil, tanking tliv ropro-K.rt'v-
riui oito, two mid three
! iixt meeting. Starch 1(5,
(lit i rnfK-r of (ho board of on minis-
lM, : he litvltud to attOIld HIlll
bo it .man-d when tholr duties will
to " in ordor that ther may
worn lilunetlon with th bpanl j
Ai i i i on havo beon rcrolvod i
from . i.uuiuer of Irrigation ottglii
tenrg frrnn for the work of pro-'
paring r and securing thu dutu
need .irs for th6 district anil these
mural llrniH aro receiving careful
investigation by the directors.
HqiuHiik houflu of thu Pacific
roast nro tthowinR a marked lntereiit
in the district and aro anklnjc for
information conccrnnK the posnlblo
needs of the project. This Informa
tion will bo furnlaheil at the proper.
Hmo and tho concerns Riven such
ronilderatloD bh they merit. The di
rectors uro determined that there
thai', bo no mlxtakeu made in thin
llstr.ct and every precaution will bo
taken to tee that details are properly
worked out and correct estimated
Riven of tho entire work beforo any
bonds arii voted.
This Is tho proper spfrlt. In tho
past Irrigation diutrlcta hnvo very
nearly koiio on tho rockfl from lack
of such foresight and land owners
have bui dlaeournwid by additional
wpenso after they folt they had com
pleted the project.
Local utll,olo8, arj phuisod to U:arh'.
tnni unowior vratunK mniQit nnn
been inudo-to take placo at Tona
wuma Mali In llHrna on v thu uvotilnR
lor March . nOJct SatUrdny. Thin
will bo hotwoon Job Prlmo, tho yottiin
nuitr who nt'ot'Ad OustaVo hero" ro
I'oiiUy. and Tom. WUllniniv of Snokano
Mr. jl'rlmo )ir withy ntfinlrcrH
timoiiK tlio local nthlfti'A null ho IniH
mot many hurd mini dnrllif; hlrt wrout
IhiK houtn uiitl Ih now chinuplon inld-
wout ii or (janmia. u tuo lu Kimwin
of Mr. Williams uniuiiK tho local peo
ple, llo Ih reported na uln'lOMr
phyBlcally-, perfect and voIrIiI ICO
poundH. Prlmo Id, a few pouniln
honvler, porhapn f)vt',p6)iudH, It Is
conlldontly bollyf fcV thlfj Will ho a
Rood contest. v ' ..
Two prullmlnary bohta with i;lpves
will nroiredo thW wrestlJitB nm'tch.
Iiooa) loy will ko on tbr these- bouta,
llkolyntwd of tho rot ,cntup boy.n
and a couple ef'the youniter boya lu
Those who take ail jtltpres't in such
sport .shoulil bear( thu dato In. mliid
and bo Vijjjjrj:
OltlXJON'K -ftOIlXTVPKH 1 .
v DIHCUn 1IY HUKVtiY
MAKING A NEW SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
Mon TIiiiii 2 Million Acres Have
llcen .Miido Morn Valuable To
Oregon farnmrs nro rapidly lunrn
Iiik tho kind or noil they own and
tho moM profitable manner of oitltl
vatliiK. forltlUluu. and cropphiR It.
Prollmlnary soil Hitrveya rovorltut
two-nfths of tho Mute's tlllultlo. lands
havo been made by lh U. S. buroaii
of soils and the soils department of
tho agricultural lollngo experlmottt
lletalled surveys have been mado
of the kbilu of Yamhill. WiiHhluRtnn,
MultnoiTiah ulid Josophtno couutlei,
and almoVt njuptojcd ror Ilontou
county. , Tho'"Of tUu lauds thus
rovoaleil to thefrTiwiiern Ih 2,707,4.00
nures. More thun one-fourth the lo
ta) tillable area of the atato has been
Klvon complete, detailed soil surveys.
It was these surveys that showed the
lack ot Hdequdfa sulfur of southern
OrcKon soils. WkeH thin lack wiih
disclosed and reported by the college
station chemists, uxporiraents wcr'j
instituted by the state college and
federal extension spcclallsta to as
certain the mofct feasible meaus of
As a result of thoso discoveries
sulfr was used on 6.400 acres of
alfalfa in 1919 licrcajln; tho crop
by one ton per acrd. At prevailing
nrlcos $20 a ton tho gain of
16,4000 tons was worth $328,000 to
An equally profltablo use of .lime
was also brought about us a result
of these soil surveys.
Tho college and federal govern
ment plan to continue thoso survoyn
to cover all agricultural landn of tho
ChniiRln cabinet momlicra Is quite an important event even
In Vn!ihliii;ton. Thoso photos show the cabinet chango when Secre
tary Houston became secretary of ironsnry and Kdwln T. Moredlth.
of Iowa, was made sccrotnry of agriculture. Chief Clerk It. W. Ileese
Is administering the qnth of oluco to Rocrelnry Meredith. Delow is o,
virtse-uti" of Bocretarlon Houston and Meredith.
CLOTHING BUSINESS SOLD
TO BURNS CASH STORE
Thd lltima Cash Bloro, Joo Tlioinp
son and A. K. Hlcliardsoti, havo pur
chased tho burilnosn of (ho Williams
Huglumnn Clothing Co. and will add
general furnishings to their lino of
Tho dottl wan cloned Monday of IIiIh
week and tho present stock of .tho
retiring nrni win no closed out an
rapidly nw roHitlhlo. Tho present site
t.hn I-ovenn luilldlng will bo ro
i t) JxlH fit... ....... - . i , ii
lafllfi'tt iytlio now proprlotor.i until
such time nl thcV can eel their tiros-
out fltoro enlarged to nrnomtnodato
tuo new ueparmont. Mr. Williams
Will remain lu tho employ of his ituc
cohhoth for the present nt lenst.
Mr. Wllllamn lias condticlod a
gouts furnishing establishment for
several years and has enjoyed a good
business, but now that clothing la
ao high niid rnnulrcs such a largo
eaplfal q properly handlo'lt ho dc
qjfftl; to retire while his stock was
sorhoNVhkt low and allow tho now firm
to stock upi new.
There Is a fine field hero for that
business and 'properly handled "It will
pay good dividends.
DRY DISTRICT ,
FAILS TO GET
60 PER CENT
Not Indication of Disfavor for
VOTE LOST BY 22 TO 19
Sentiment That Additional
District Would Retard
Progress of- .
Valley.. . '
WOOL MKN VhAS TO
I'l'llMC KCIIOOI, TKAnUCIlK
Th. voto on tho propbsoil "Dry"
irrigation' district last Suturday stood
22 favorable and 1 D agnlnrt Urn or-
gnnleatlon of thu district, thoreforo
tho proposition was defeated. On
thu faco of It this looks llko tho pco-
tlln U'lirn tint In fnvnr nf ilnvi.tittniintil
CUT OUT MIIini.F, MAN hut ,, tho mnUor bontr nalyied
It will look different.
. Tho formation of tho big district
He-Halo Mado to Mills With a couple of weeks ago with hut four
Nothing Done to Kuril incgatlve votes nIiowh how tho pooplo
Profit ;reel upon thu plans for Irrigating-
'this big country. Tho first district
,, ...... embraces laud that has been decreed
According to news dlspn dies In walor fr()III Hilv,L.H rlvr Ult (hort0
the import this mornliiK tho wool im8 nro Hupplled and It Ik shown
men have found they are being b am- lorit -K n ur,MH ,tanal aero-
ed for tlio high price ot clotlilnj; K0 mny ,,opo ,0 sl.curo tmy rocOB.
when It Is lu reality tho fault of tho , Ah koo llH lt ,H ,nioiitrtoil
middle mini who makes fortunes lnr ,H lirpUI, ()f wnU.r ,iftlon.
every year to the do r inent of thu n Mll,rt w, ,)0 H()rvt,(1. Than, lh
ootisuiner. 11 Is found thoso middle- ,,nK , a Ilut LUlll ov.,lftru ln
men buy tho wool from tho grower at f.,i,P .tiuirim fn tut i..ci,.,i
vk ....."., n w..i..i. i.ii.. ...i.i ii,.... ...ii i , : v ""
n.i n,.it nt yitnw in A U 'Mfnii Ulf IWir " .."v" ' r K-miig uiiywiivro ly formltiK a
.. . .. V . .i.. . " iin . ilium in. a iiik
VailCO WllimUl .ll.lr'rl out III tin. ilrv i.r.rllnii nt II...
, ' ... .w.
KUKtmiU VitlVSKXV YKAIt ,wr , Kood Miape and wltb a lltlle' i,UenV Ion growers to VttI ?y t",n' w?,u,,, ,n ,!"? Uy rot.,!r:1
; moisture In tl.e slm-o of rnv would "'f, XSl tho mil h , if tl at win THuTA hy ,,,,g, ,l c,'H,ric, nt "'
J make thein yield well. Mr. Morrison ro(luco , eml of ;,lt',nK u
may b ..i.i., rnr i.
At a meeting of tho nchool board ! Kono of ho voters who wants to give , now,mi,r nmM wm ,, ,,, , ,,u ,''?r ' . Htnndlnir na it U
of this district held during tho pre.-! tho service men proferenco In tho ,.l(t b;w'wih ,,urlnB 10 reHOIl, ;VVlol La , .trllt will orlaiilx.
out week tho teachers for the coming . election this Wr. Ho ayfl tUe boya,H;aHO oUu.rw,HO ilw.H going to have 'm i v u. . lrI iL0""1!!
to endure things with rathor scant cum)lUuic,)H w,u pormll Uuj co(1t,c.
uiii with inu iniviiuio i ui inn vnnii , ----- r- -- w- f-
year were elocted. The present iu. tare entitled to our supporr ami where
- 1 . - - . ..... I.. H....IH ...I ah Mia n USA llA
structors wero re-elected: Principal.
W. M. Button; assistants: Misses Ilda
Haytrs, Melene Ualtou. Lulu ilayoi:
MrK. Jlelono Dlggs, Mrs. Zolla .Hagey,
Mrs, Frances Huston. One vacancy
Is yet to bo filled.
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i.i nit Ait y ciTC'ii Mtrr
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' LAHT HATUKDAY
Salvation Army Advisory Board
Organized for Home Service Work
Charlcfl T. Wheclor, field repro- qulroa no introduction to evon the
1 - V IIIUI I f ' UI HtlU t0 lilt iiU 1IUJ VI ft vwwn - " -"
pinimt ThurKiiuv in thin cltv and wklle world war this orcaniiatlon mado a
nere organized a county advisory wost lastinc inapression noi oniy up-
board to look after the home service on the hoya and glrlH who took part
work of tho Army In Harney couuty In the flgktintj but the general public
for the nreHont year. The board eon- as well. The organization of county
Uts of Sam Mothorshoad. chairman; advisory boards aretfor tho purpose
it t'onser. vice chairman; Julian or Mieflfting tae nno service wurn
Byrd, secretary; Wm. Farre, C. M. to thV isolated sections of the couu
PaulKr'r and Judge II. C. Levena try. ,
aro li e other motijhers of tho board. . It Is noi the. Intention to trospasw
mt . .. . M . i . . t ...tli., - -11.... Ih
ii ' 'iiiv or ino eouniv hi v u on ' on nw iiem in uivr iiKunumn m
vifory board Is to make a making tlifs"addiltlonul organization.
and .comprehensive study but It Is well Known, tnai too fjaivn
,uC moral conditions cf thj tlo Army has always Btoppod In
wnoro otner orKaoizuiiiiiis nvu mu
The last meeting' of the Library
Club was held at tho hdmo of Mrs.
H, 11. Mace with Mrs. C. M, Faulkner
as Joint hO'AosH on bit 8alurduy
afternoon. According to report thin
was another or the beneficial and en
joyable meetings or this excellent
I.OCAL AND I'KHSONAL .
W. H. Morrison and Henry. Jenn
ings were In to sue this shop this
morning 'ami said that while thero
ever one Is qualified for the place ho
WltlllS, lllll inillKS no SIIOUIII HRVU ii.
Mlssos lAilla aad Marie Kgll expect
to take .their denaVthre tomorrow
mornlng"for Los Anxelea where they
will Join their mother for a visit.
They will be absent several weeks
and upon their return will be ac
companied by Mrs, Kill.
A newspaper story Is published re
citing tho pledges of railroad workers
In Richmond, Va. who III large num
bers havo signed voluntary agree
ments to buy no hatu, clothes, shoes
or anything hut the most necessary
articles until price coma down.
Kven tho purchase of food will tut
restricted by these laborers. That's
tho stuff. Thu ordinary uuwspaper
man doesn't havo to sign a pledge
ho simply hasn't tho money tp buy
anything that ho can possibly do with
out. If other people wore so situat
ed It wouldn't be long before prices
would take a tumble.. r
iiaong other matters tho
! investigate, tho following'
i-rty with particular rof-t,i-
old and Infirm.
1 iiiimployed with rgfer
' dependent rases.
...wiillo Delinquencies and
'oi.ir unry causes,
fdj vHi-sIng Persons
filr,. iw ri and women.
i illegitimacy the number of
HlegUit ,o'r births disposition of
tnon r und child.
V ii .i r- of tho board .have boon
oft. No case" la too bard ror this
big organization to 'take hold" of and
they enrr'y their work Into every
walk of life.
, Tho Salvation Army maintains a
big farm' in California whoro hoys
i aro taken caro of, Tlioso aro lncor-
boya and rlKlldeos who are. not of an ago to bo
placed ln reform schools ami iiko
places, In fact lt Is tho hopo of tho
organization to save Ijoys from such a
fato by securing thorn boforo thoy
como of tho age to be committed to
such places. The boyn aro tukon,
t'rrent mattery epumeratodjuiypn schooling und a trado or in
siier will inakto an Invest!- tructod In fnrm work,
Ipo poor, Whicq jnciuuea A lio naiym ion Army ,iiiih ruuuuuy
and ornhanu as well as old
and nir n; Mr Farro will maK H
"Ih rar of thu work to InvestlKuto
( ipon commltteeu to look into
juvenll' d ilnquonclos, ani, matonjlty
"c&'i-i to have tho attention of
Jul'ftn li-rd who will work In' cou,
nfftit.T, with tho doctors, mldwlvon
dlrecily in touch with any
-i t .
ilioiin elv'mi rliurirn nf n liiree honnl
tal in Porjland of 60 ropms. This l
used' an a maternity hospital and
many unfprtupate glrhiand molhora
tiro' caVed for at thli) pjaco. Thoy
also look lifter ,tho poor and Infirm.
ThoV organization In th.lif eounty,
wJltvvor,k consistently along tho lines
outlined by Uio nVmy for ta guldunco
!rmatIon gfttjiered byMhpand thero, wiU bo no: publlo.,dHou8-
' i" bo 'strictly (sonfldentlnl Blons of Its'lnvesHgntloiifl. It Invito?
Mbity will bo glvon to tho tho eo-ojratlpu jh.mU, good oltUitn
.t upon recoriiinoiululion In this npjift work und hopes tp bo
..Miory board. Tho wort lor raaj n,S8ioianco to unrortumueu in
i. ducted qulutly and with ; Harnoy cbiinty. .Fortinmtoly thoro
1 1 !.....'. i:: n....
ii nuiiwii u niunv in inu mum ..... ..v..v. ,. .. ..,.,.T...V
populated centers that It ro- (it Is ready to tako thei mattor up
iatlop' ArmyTwhora'jutian orcRjuijwtkiihinHy uro
I tt.A ivt At,n i f r u -1 it f 1 1 1 mt n lint tt'iinirtlirw i n noniir
lj ' . . , ... .1,..,, M -'-vi i
?, ' I l
covering. It Is simply ridiculous,
anyway. Why should It be neces
sary to pay from $.1.60 to $G.OO for
llttlo chlldrens' shoes and from 19
M'92S for adult shoes wIth'the"prlco
of hides the, same as has been for
years. There has been an increase
tlnu of thu reservoir will bn under
taken with the necessary canals and
ditches. Thu sooner this work U
completed tho sooner more laud may.
bo taken lu either an a part of thu
dlsllct or tho owners may buy th
water, until this is possible ther
in tho price of wool that Justine Mnu, ,, , nrnn,,n
wmo ralsejii clothing but thto samu. Th , tho vew t k b ,'and
may be applied to every commodl y.'ownor(( wno ,nveHt,KH,od COI1,,mon,
Including food. The farmer ami ml unilorBtool, how tha nmttcr tood.
producer Is not getting thg rake olT.T,loy are ow , B poHUIon to nc.Rotu
ate Individually Tor water whn It in
Diamond Hotidkerper In Town , available or to organize and coma
Stove Seaweurd and wlfu and bo'H into the district when thu time ia
were over from Diamond during tlio right. They aro not placing their
week Mr. Seaweard Is tho proprietor land under obligation then, 'until thoy
of tho hctol at Diamond. This Id get something for their money,
one of thu modern places of the In- It In understood that some or tlioso
tenor and as It lu In the heart of who voted favorable to the orguulxa
tllie fishing and hunting couiuo. i Ion hud Saturday have said that it
enjoys a good patronage during tho it was to do over again they would
bummer season. vote lu thu negative.
City Council Favorable to Request
For New Charter; Securing Data
The committee that drafted tho
resolutions passed at a recent meet
ing o the Comerqlal club favoring
investigation of tho possibilities of
water aad. sewer for Hums, went be
fore the city couucil last Wednesday
night audi met with encouragement
frem that, bedy; TH Qist thing to
censldar will e a uewaharter and
tha ,clty. jatterHwy wnu Instructed to
securn,0OBlw of the charters; of other
towns from which i' i'ompl)a data
with a view of making a new charter
that will must comMtkm-j as they ex
ist In this city;
This Is a move toward progres
sion and should havo tho ao'lior con
sideration of thu tounoil In order
that wo may havo an iiiatiunieu- tu t
will, moot requirements. Wo nuPt
bo ready to tako caro of tho rowlnc
population of our town ih develop
inont of tho surrounding country
Justlfluu, liurnu must bo tho homo
town whoro people want to reside
because or Its advantage In thu way
of sanitation, modern convenience,
best schools, churchoa and tho finan
cial coutor of this big surrounding
territory, Dusluusa men aro ready
to do their part,.
O ; r-
H1MON LEWIH ItUYH
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used for tho past several yours as a
carpenter shop and Is situated on tha
cornor opposite tho prosout slto of
tho Universal Garage. It will be a
valuable cornor some day aa lt U
It Is gratifying to note that honnv
people havo' faith "in the future of
the town -and. that even,, though It h
contemplated to add nioro cost-in tho
way of . water and sower. v Modern
convonioticoH' are wanted by proport
owners xih it onhanrou tho value of'
tho property. .
Where to Find News
1 ,Tlio rpaldonco properties of W, O.
(JVhlto, consisting of four realdencoa
Also a' business cornor on Malusticut,
li'avo been lnirchased by Simon 'Lffwls,
hesp aro all good properties npijr. ari
undOr least). Olio Uouho Is liircq
" 1. .... it .....J ..tv I
inn, pumiereii mm iii;iiy iiriiiMiiuit
or anartmeiitH. (ho other fltrri) ,'loal-
lolipuS urti an averqgo vlth BUflHdont,
rotii)ti aurrouuuing to- u)ukb', tuoin
aitraotlvo homtjs.- Mr, Lowln nlKq
"J'ho business building linn boon.
Irrigation district orgautzos
Salvation Army advisory board
Wrestling match Saturday
Clothing business sold
Dry district fulls to carry
City council favorable to request
A duty to rural communities
liny drug storo
Amorlcau Legion News
Forost protection wook
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