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Mft5onntya ttaiWer. U, aa
hrf, fawmediata, exuWHaj
Jlnmey, count ft rwoourcesjiro
attracting the attention, of the
cnilru Went. IrrlKHtion, nCorc
ralNitiKi mlncft, oil ami x pro-C
KPctM hihI (tricHlturo .U
awaitlRg dovrlopmcnt. ' '
p VOL. XXXIU BUIHW .UltWEY COUNTY, oIeGON MAY 22, 1920
PtNEY COUNTY HIGH 'wm ENGINEER, SUGGESTS IRRtMTON FIRST SAYS . . o
HOLDS COMMENCEMENT- d 'w'ikL T'mT"or""' " ' BDT-M RESERVOIR I S. BIOLOGICAL MAN
i . win you irtiuiiy permit mo to op-,' I
fere . tiec Kienc CTn.TOS" VUl W-li Blhftror And rralibt L
f ' ' ' d . . to t'harioy' WlisVa.rnn.h In Aunsntt Wuterfia Cheapen". , R"fu5e .
icrntunt oxtrclHOH nf
1 6t U
night nil tho KPiuMtittnK clafB
thosi iiarticlimtlnj; In tho coiu-
it wt. Krootoa by i lurgo nuin-
of pa . tuul.frloiids.
m bouaa Rutt atatje' wcra taato-
lj ilccorntcd for th occasion, al
itdl Homo of tiio flowura Intmid.'nl
fWiDccaBlon fulka to arrive tN
M Helou PutiMflps dewrvw
rpruiHo for tUIti feature-im nk'e
rtcn,lfltnt1v tn hnvrt th
mhwI llffkU VftUM aUo reyMkl
tft placo which added' to the'er-
i'Mth harming iMwltkU of ilowm
from the balceny and the
trout of the ntago kunkud with
I uod Kreen. liuAuUful
Mir In fall bloom occupied, tho
wotor of tho fcUgo.
cipbt gruauaten unturod tho
while the oextette roudi'r,I
fcg aonK" and took thoir
n the BtaRe whero l'rlnclpnl
e, Dean Straub ami JuiIku
t bad preceded them.
fritclpal McDade wolcomod tho
and palroiiH In hoiiiu woll
rotuarkH, giving thorn u llttlo
of tboVuduatlUK- clnitH and
i.tlcfcwltudort of tho achool durlnf;
t Influenza opldomiai n n il
or toadhorfl. Mr. McDatlu
Vftlloy In pnlur to' lb6k oyer a valu
able (Usoovory.,- Mi4. .Wllpon i:r6ulod
lift it 11'nft iMfii ... It I
........j nun iniuniiui-ic innKnp. no
hiiyu un ovury purucuinr roiativu
iho great tlldcovory ho had inado
nnd hIko teld or tho capacity 6t Ma
powerful paraplng outfit which wai
then runnlnK at full Want,; he than
took us down Into tho wall In ordor
that wo talRhl tree the nource of' the'
wmer aawir. Ilia WOlIj h) ,25 ft.
about ie ft, wide! and2t ft.
IdBjt the water waa ceailnMously How-
ibk. jiyh( mivniiRR up rrem. every
corner, aide aad iceiiter of 'the well.
Me' nanplni. wattt which connMi of
a id, II. p. enxfae aad in, ventrlficul
pump was working; at Ita full capac
ity which In lUk KaltoiM per mlnate
ike low in the well k irtm lacreaainir
la volume. Mr. Wiloon eittlraatea
frMi a comwrvftUvai vlewHalnt that
thn preHOHt flow will provide nafne-
lent water to lrrlKatev150 acreo, tbla
water la of tho jmruat quality.
As I lookod tiptin thl gold mlno
nnd thought of itn ponaiblo duplica
tion upon" hundred of dry land
homoatoadu through this valliy
which nro now barren Rhd duHertod
I thoiJBhy.that It mlKht.proyo to ho
an opoch in tho hUtory of HiIh Groat
Harney Valloy with Ito vuat ncreaKt
mu boh or which contaliiH all tho
conatltueatfl or rlchneiw nnd for
a closer relatlonshln brttwnnn I tUUy n,' uniting application
mtom and the achool, aaklnK of lhc Weaving, water which doubt-
".Imam 1.. 1 . 1 .1 .1 . 1 a I. a .
lae Interuat bo inroad out over 11 U'"V yanaan ino aurraco
w. v. uaniniaii; mo oivn ujutmoor oupmy yij.uvu.M , .uu.iiw. ir
of Ban Francisco. 'who waa oninlovod Itffli6tir of tho U. U. loloi;!cal
to conio lioro und tnako a prollinhmry Burvoy,Jarr!vBu In thl olty yotttOrduyj
rcconnolfihance aurvoy of tho Harnoy 'tl will- rcmtvlu until nfr tllo Hlock
Valloy Irrigation i)Htrict project and convonjlow,
HUbmlt hla HUKReHtlonB to tho board Mr. Jowotl ban chnrco of tho con
ror their coHalderatlon. 'iiaH comploU lro1 frodtttory nulmaM In Oregon
cd tho work he whb aakedt do and "nl WA'ahlHgten with honduunrtorn
made hla report to the, dlrectora and Portland. ,Mo raak.oH rrpquont
cowtaiBfllonera;5 oa Thursday Tho 'Mlfk lhH arL ot tho utny
geutlnaii-,MBUered the lowar alto ou J?18 WfMlaeiMi takeH him inore
for, tVartw'Vr the .most SaAlbltf to t iabktted parta, he aojdom
and chMKtiM with a dam lit feot to fawa, tfctreforo ia not bo well
dents aa aoma other
partneut. Mr. Jew-
llMiMhii, 1 ' th yti-Min had tt hafR M.JIM COHMtantl
ior. a nam aue ai tuai "W1 rr-j
tty. County Aftfut, J. H, McDanlclM.
4 Qood Xlrnaij, '
Bbc ,'Thrlvflig. . .
Urqp; iironpoctu godd. "'
J'JvorylibdJ' coming 'to utocltniuna
c vim ion. , , ,
Itoada Pouyi nnd iUaat aoo'U
Hould h buliev. '
.aottUinr cflUfjr.g Imolr into tho Onl.
AW 11 1 t.'m
to rid your ooiii-
.mtt'ily of a(iulml or wormn?
If not IxiUi.r on tho band wng
cn -i2vory3uj"ii doing It.
County Court furulnhlug poison nt
coat Soo tho County Agont.
Will uho 2500 poundu Iri two
driven in noxt two weoka (Tow
many pounds' needed in your com
RESULT OF YESTERDAY'S
Cook, Hughcl, Nominated for
Judges; Democrat' Shcr-,
iff Candidaics Close.
Tho Tlmna-Jloralil Ik tllvmttftked
i . ' . . . ... . ' r .1
in il n L iimntr iinin in ewn n ttmrn' rnnr-
ilnl.. ....r..l .. II.- .......I. il... ..P"
iuijuu mu lunwii. in inu (iri-
mnry "lecllon held In this stuto y,(i8
lorday, bu It ha eeeomod nltuoHt lin-.
pooHlblo to g6t nnynleflnlto lino on
tho cnudldatuit on tho outado.
Motlgor Inform'a'tion cornea over tho
phono that J6hrinon ban carried tlilu'
atato for proaldoilt.' Nick Slnnott ben
'$1.25 worth of polaon aaved again been nominated for co'ngroiia,
$2500,00 in Lake County. How and R N. Stanflold in tho republican.
!Mt hcLooI year and not con
to graduation. Hu cloaed hli
jrln with introducing Jo Dudley
a member of tho graduating
who delivered an oration. hU
iwt being 'Maklna"oarCltlaen:,
i kiadlod hla aubject Well and ac-
blmself with credit. He wan
by Taylor B. Huaton who
M hla aubject "Patrlotian and
which waa well received by
"Utile Papooao" waa tho title of
twrtet that Marjorlo IJyrd, June
n, Oladya Uyrd, and Ada John-
'our high achool glrla, rendered.
was recolved with gonorona ap-
and tho young slngora re-
seu to an encoro. Charloa Noll
ready for Ufi oewWned power of
labor nnd capltnl to develop It
Then J thoaght of tho
gratltudo wo owo aurh rh Charloy
Wllaon who In nplte of all the ob
ntaciea and dlacouragementH wkh
which they have mot and contend
with atlll plod on until the goal In
reached I aay all honor to auch men.
In conclusion I wlah to aay that
Mr. Wllaon will welcome everyone,
who in Intereated In the development
or the dry land or thin valloy to look
over bin plant and water nupply In
order that It may bo an Incentive to
others to proHjioct ror water.
A. II. WHITNEY
pfftt tM'a.T,V9, acre reet or water
coakt'by iaipeRaded at comparatively
iwaW .aaetper acre.
high, weuW atere alt the vat beth know,"JP.
freMt'Kllvwi aaM'JCwIrrnHt: Hk can- nwn ejft
. ... L 'BK J .1.. ,
an cunniunuy ai
yhunitng and trap-
iteaTVaata and auch animal.
kitimM elected Btate Illol-
theiiwageB Game Hoard ia
imavidlately following this
t kr went to WanhlngtOR
uaiaeiM and upon hla return
nd h'at onco ronlgned the
a he tHd not want any auch
oltiaMflcuBflcd tho proponed
ge bHi with a roprosontn-
fils pfter and whllo ho nd-
Flnhir and ban epunt many
,nlghN in tho nut of doorn
nououly on tho Malhour
lako bdfrklamath and other parts of
tho ntal&)ie fom not approve of thin
nronone8 lilll'k Hu connldern It out
Tho final plan of reclamation can-' , .., .tV.-.k,, Bnd ti.t lt ,m8 no
not bo determined upon until inoro ,KCU ,'0 otjrPHH of UllnB. He
Hurveya uro mado of the lower dam (o0n,t 4,ntrtll0 bn nMtXQ pt
hiio na a ciiook upon rormur worn. out of ciminn but ),0 docan't aou
Air. Ilnmmatt loft Immediately upon' vhy u J0t ,nko prccc(loncu 0Y9r
the conclusion of tho meeting of tho .,,. .... inmo6ulll IMlU,..r nfl tho nro.
Mr. Hammatt reported hla cevelun
lone b the. dlrectora toffethar' Vlth
outUaWaaceMHiry far. Inveatigatton
to follow. -The board, authorised the
omptaKmeut of a, aaMclent englnanr-
ing,foran; to completa thin Inventlga-i' ' ,,
Hon'md this corps will be In tho field1, , , '
wlthlnlho nevt throe-woeka or an
noon m the necemtary uaulpmont and
men can be aancmblod. When thin
la Marled to. time, will be allowed
to !npe In the Jnvcatlgntlon until It
la completed and nub'mlttcd for lluaT
much have you loat on account of
lack Of concerted action?.
So mach for the aqulrrela tla
time. Have'yeu needed any acreago
to Alfalfa? It fa aot too late yet to
get la a few acre thin spring.
Do not waate time and money how
ever by planting anything but ger
mination tented seeds of the Grimm
or Daltio varltlen. Have all aeed in
nolcullated and your aecd bed in tho
boat possible condition.
All noils are not adapted to alfalfa.
If yon are In doubt the county ngont
will make an examination nnd udvlao
you That Is one or tho reasons ho In
hero Other reasons will bu glvon
ir your alfalfa in not thriving It
might pay you to invuntlgnto thn sul
phur treatment. Mr. William Han
ley treated 2C0 acroa, with good ro
nulla Ask him or tho County Agent
nominee for V. 8. senator. Charles
W. Ellis Is likely the notuinoo of tho
republicans for state senator ror tbbt
dlctrfct an ho haa carrlod his homo
county by three or four time majori
ty ,and ia reported running clono to
his competitor in Malhour county.
Geo. E. Chamberlain Is again I bo
nominee of the democratic party for
U. 8. Senator by a big majority.
At the tlmo of jolng to press It
bad not boon aacertalned who wast
the republican cbolco ror dolcgalos
to the national convention or who
tho snccoanrul candldnto ror secre
tary of statu on tho republican tlckih
So far as In known In thta county
all tho amendments carried.
Tho county contents were not very
clono with tho exception of Hlicrlfi'.
Incomplete returns are sulllclnnt to
show luyond any doubt that H. T.
Hugbut Ib the republican noralnco for
board of dlrectora and will not ro
turn unions ho la authorized by tbnin
to do further work.
HUOUKHTH FAIR AN'l HTOCK,
aWOW THI8 FA LI,
uiiuuug own n M ft rt
auother member of the class, . KfiQ LfOSS hZeCIlflVCS f(l
1T n oration "America and Tho I
mn In a very nblo manner. Miss Mppf DHnnrr Pliaiifannm
tBchwarU waa class hlntorlnn m..0 viihuwuijuh
Prophet. She sketched briefly
ihktory of thu class and then fol-
Ihe prophecy whoroln she cavn
"U defirrlption of tho future of
,amatOii. Thoy wore more or
Humorous and brouah't forlh
.EggJbHtdu rendered a violfn
In a very pleaslnf manner and
iu u Kenerous encoro; bin
Wnlat was -Dowov Rnhl
to aUdroKS to tho claim won moilf.
pn John Btrjiub of tho U. of O.
T II '.7 aaaro880.a1?nunlty In tho county and tho mem?.
:ined to in this city. It wao i,r nf , nvnt.tiv uJr.i u,.?J
"hrVi Uioct ft ?ucb fadW;- in' llurnB desire to 'deem, tho futnk
Ml pt tlfnl and to thn nnlnf'. . .... . . .. .
! ,., , -puma oi ino o.rgnuizaugn nun s on
all' alvanlogos or higher od- !i,,ntiH S
Invltatlona have boon cont out to
thu several members .of tho uxenu
tlvo committee or Harney County
Chapter, American, lied Croan,. to
moot in Burns during ChauUHgua,
ween, the )axat day being mxI teg-,
tativoly aa Saturday, June 2s, to go
ov,r Chapter activitJ,e; and for the
particular .purposo of d'iHCUss.Ing im
portant matters in coanectlon with,'
thu community nur'ae. This is a' aW
tor of local intorest to every cora-J
COunty Agent L. E. McDanieln li
certainly right on the Job in tho way
of getting the farmers and stock
men to moving. He has started n
discussion of the advisability of hold
ing a fair and stock show thin fall, It
Is n suggestion that should have our
consideration. It means much to
ward stimulating thn Industries of
the county und Is money well spent.
However, with so many demands up
on thu county It would not bo ndvlu-
nblo, perhaps to ask funds from that
source but with thu amount that is
coming to tho county from thn state
and tho ipropop co-operation of thu
citizens or Hums and thu county In
general It Is possible to havo suit
able prizes und premulmu with which
to induce farmors and stock raisers
to make exhibitions. Wo should en
courage greater production. Thu,
high 'coat of llVing 'demands that wo
pjit every available effort forward to
ralne whatever we can toward '.our
living,' Harney county Hhould not
ship In. ouo pound of potatoes (his
fnll nor any butter, bacon, hams, etc.
pur Irrlgatieutof.thls big valley, Just
because It haf remarried in an unun
vnloped afagjto this time Is uo rea
son why Itmiould remain o when
It Is-provon that tho soil will produce
under proper rrlgatlou and that in
order to do this It Is necessary to Im
pound the water. Tha gentleman
takes r very common aenno view of
tho subjectt Ho says that bat few
of tho birds really nest within tho
boundaries ot tho reservation at thta
tlmo nor ever did; the present game
laws or the state nro adequate to
protect tho birds In (hat respect an it
has proven, tboreforo, evun If tho
water should recede, to a smaller
area for u time owing to thn holding
county Judire. ho havlnn a hitr lead
Did you over ntop to consider what OVOr,hi opponents. W. A. Goodman
a wondorMI sugar beet country this ,, rocovo,i ,u nomination for ahnr
would make? Do you realize tho Ifr wllin,ng ovcr clarence Lackey by
amount of capital this Industry a Bfnn nmrR. rjrawford, Halim
would bring Into Harney county Lnil MuthmVB( Ul0 ot,,er threo fnnrtl.
Ever ntop to thlnk.of the number or;,lRtUB for that Otlco on tho ropu,,.
people It requires to succossrully , ull .,,., ,lfl!nc. fflP i,,,!,!,,,! ,hn (wn
produce a beet crop Can you con
ceive or the thousands of tons of beet
tops and pulp that would be avail
able for stock feeding purposes In
this valley AFTER THE SUGAR IS
TAKEN OUT? Do you know that
leading candidates. John L. Cnld-
well was gven the nomination' attain,'
ror aaaessor over Geo. W. Young by a
big load. Mr. Caldwell received a
larger vote oii the democratic ticket
for that ofllco than any other roan and
beets produced injhla valley havo(,B thorcroro tho nominee of bolh par
exceeded 10 ton por acre and tented 'UeH hould ho uertlr0 ,0 nCfept boln
exceptionally high In sugar contont? . ,,, , , . ,,
, i . Republican voters wroto In tho
Do you need to bo to Id that thorn s .
..,. . . ., , 'name of W. L. Host for county com-
aufllelcnt acreage In this valloy , , , . ,, ... , ,
WITH SUFFICIENT WATER- to ml" ,,0" W tofud ' Z
. , , . , . . position for ronoinlnatlon for coumy
tri'iLsurer and I). Potter was the only
raudii'.nto for clerk on that ticket.
C. II, Leonard had signified
b ltd i
1 iwlrc 1
i conaeriuences of ne-
iinltl.s that are open
reojiu of today, Dean
" jv of his own In hrlns-
h important points an
"d with his dry humor
fho chairman of tho executive;
comnuuuo iuih nameil haturdoy nr
turnoon un thu day for holding this
i meeting becuutio of th fact that tha
iChnutauquu has decided, to havo that
i a roBt day no program being nr
ranged for that afternoon in order
unco interested durlne
' Dtirt llddrOHH. It Win nn n.l
" - " M f L 1 U . .
.8"1 tin people pro3ont and tho ! T. f,T0W,y"H Ty TV. aH Wor'
rwica will romombor It.
-"nee of Th
- - u iw a auu ' tali ivn
,lr'K of Mrs. Chostor Dalton.
Wm. Fnrre. Mrs. a. wi.rtm lfr Uio entire week and for that rea-
tunity to get thoir work In uhnpe'for
The evening program of the Cbtiu
tnunilB nil that' iluv. In nm nf tlio l.itst
A UIkkb. mm. Hnmr n,i Bn tlo out of town mombera of th
Evelyn Byrd with Mi.KIcommltteo are invited to Burns in
I'utlngton an accomuanlHtJorder that tbey may 00 reent 'fur.
a tollowod by Judge Farrn!tu,H oven,n e88'on of the big n-
lnK tho diplomas with a f0w.wriainrnent.
FAULKNER JJUYH 1'AIITNKH OUT
raKlng roraurka to the gradu-
' winch ho stated they Bhould
' l Van tn nc .ii
ita... uiinnen m,( I'rtuiKiior iihb nougnt
I llir nnvli n .an, n.J I . 1 ii . . . . .
n iiiuvmu ureal tuo imerosi ot u.rovor jameton in
' ""l' 111 WlllfMl Tlnmnp Haml IT, . . ri I . -!.. im.l .
L , "vm HIU VWIIIll VU.tUUUl I IHSt
.'ea With his Saxanhono. thn (u
""ales left im .lin.'. ...I .. , ... ....... ....
lu n, iMuwn- in iuih cuumy unu unea quuo u voi
Mr,' Jameson lias
"awama whom nn tntn pmn!
' ...... i,i,u ui ifiniiiuon.
"wll WaR L'lunn fn1lnuwl 1... n . .... . ........
- - "J I . W l, UIJUII liiO 1ULII1U lunjuuBD
connoclloijB. ' i.
L'nt Inuea on page 4)
llfdll SCII6OL (JRADH. l-'ETKII.
On last Wednesday ovonlug nt
Ilvo o'clock Principal. McDade or tho
Hurnfty County High School gave a
dinner at ttu homo of Mrs. I. II.
Holland having for hln guests tho
graduating class of the school nnd
tho faculty. Covera woro laid ror
fourteen and it proved n most de
lightful dinner and one tho class ap
preciated. Following thin dinner tho claim
wore invited to (he Odd FellowHliall
whero tho alumni rocoptlon wns
held. Tho entire evening was put
In nt thin reception whero a program
was rendered, gotten up impromptu,
The initiation coromony was one of
tho amusing incidents or tho even
ing and tho class how reel thoy nro
full fledged alumni.
CROOK AND IIAUNKY
HIGH TO PLAY HALL.
Aro you Interested enough to bn
0110 ot thu scoro of Lout farmers sol-
......... M .. ....... . .... . . .
.... f II... fn. .,n nn Minlt'UllMI I TO III eilllllllllllllieH W Uni WlllPT
Ui i mu - . .wim....nJu In ..,.,....! II... nnmlin.l'm,
is nvuiinuiQ 10 plant una care ror n ..
small plot of tho best sugar beet seed lor limrm repuim-
(Procurablo under tho supervision of c l,ckot ,f ho H,,ou,a recolvo 11 lit'
tho County Agont. Tho seed to bn "cont vol' bul ,rcM5nt roturns
rreo nnd the crop yours with tho ox cat0 u,nt v- Schirmlt has n major
qeption of a few fdr testing purpose. il of VotOM for that olnce. ho hav-
'.... i. ... "K Honi out HiicKorsTO no piacoa on
birds would havo nmplo place for reat
and protection during such Boaaou of
tho year os they would occupy it,
Mr. Jewett does not pretend to
know tho naturo of the soil in the
bed of tho real lako. He knows tha
bordering it thoru aro thousands of
acres of swamp grans that ie cut eaoh
year for forage for stock aud that it
is of. considerable .-value? yaVlio
would not approver or tha draining
pf tjio'lake entirely aa he considers
the bod or the lake would be worth,
less" for agricultural; purposes,
Eighth Grade Graduating
Exercises Next Friday Eve.
Thn high schpQlMmll team sent ah
invitation to tho .Crook county high
school boys to enmo over during tlui
stock convention and play bull with
thorn. Thoy havq accepted and thorn
will bo two gamoB, 0110 on Monday
aflornoon, the other on Tuesday
afternoon, nt tho fair grounds.
Tho public tfchool auditorium will
bo tho scono of tho final school aot-
Ivltloa In UnriiH for tho closing year
on noxt Friday evening. At that
tlmo Hiiltablo oxorclaoa will bo hold
In connection with tho eighth grade
Thero Is a class of twenty-sovon to
leave tho grado school and enter tho
Principal Sutton hns arranged the
following program: '
Trio, Soventh, Grade Girls; Vocal
Solo, Mrs. Nollie Rood; Addreea to
tho class Rev. II. 8. Hughes; Vjolln
Solo, Alex Eggleston; Presentation of
Diplomas, Henry Dalton; Saxaphono
Solo, Homer Reed.
Tho subjoct choson by Rev,
Hughes for tho nddrcaB to the class
la; "Tho Ideal Life,"
Parents, patrons nnd frlotKlfl ct
tho school aro cordially Invited to bo
present that evening, '
Mrs. A, Coto wnii a guost ot friends
youican aparo the tlmo and tho ., ..... , a
1 tli 11 lift lint lti lilij tVIntwlti r!nn Q
ground please get. In touch with tho . 1, , ,, . .
County agent AT ONCE, ...,, w.u ,
. 1 , . Inlso had .Bovpral votes for tho noml-
The Coynty Agont is not hen) to llaUon on tho ropuban ticket, in
run ybur bualneBs for you Or to glvo flic. htttl fl nifl,orUv OV(;r bolh- lhn
mlyco,Vvhoro it ia not wanted.. If Otuct.mou .North Durna precinct.
nnurattAR vnti lt n t fn It ml t unaii mu I
Mr. Suomoro had. Btlcuur slips pre
pared for this purpose.
Tho contests ,011 'tho domocrntia
tlckot were for Judge, clerk and Blior
iir. J. S. Cook has n. sulllclunt lead;
over Hngey for Judgo to mako hia
nomination sure, ho bolng fi4 In tho
load from tho precincts hen.nl rrom.'
C, K. Dlllman has dufontcd Ralph
Rlmor for clerk. Tho race botweon
A. K. Richardson nnd T. J. McDon
ald for sheriff on tho democratic tick-
however, you, havo failed to sccuro
the' reau.ltBou hnvo had reasons to
expect from your rnjin or stock oper
ations In the past and want to try
spriio other, tuntbod then it will pay
you to talk the matter over with him
nnd if ho cannot personally aid you
ho Is in position to place you In touch
W.lth .pooplQ that can". Why not 001110
In nnd go(. acquainted aud tnlk things
STORMY 'WHATHUU REKPO.VKN
Rid: FOR LESS LiMII..
in this city tor n row, days during
this wook. '
M. S. Duvlos was In tho city tho
first or thla week looking nftor aomo
busluoas before thu hind ofllco. Ho
culled nt this ofllco during his vlstt
and in discussing thu lamb increase
in hla flocks stated that a aovcro
Storm last fall during tho breeding
time was responsible for many owes
being dry this spring, Tho woalhor
during tho lambing season was quite
favorable this spring and his per
centago la above 95. Mr. Davie
hurried out to his flock ran go aa tho
shearers wero going to work' at onco.
ot Is very closo and may chnngo with'
tho remaining precincts to hoar from,
At present Mr. Richardson has a very
small lead. L. N. Stallnrd was tho
only candidate for conunlsBtonqr on
tho democratic ticket, as was also,
Mrs. Clark to succeed, borsolf for tho
ofllco of school superintendent,
Mrs.. Mary Grlllln was tho only can
didate on the republican tlckot for
superintendent of schools.
NOT QUITE SO CHEAP
Wm. Bennett and his son Frank
woro down from their homos in Sll
vies during tlio wook on business bo-
foro tho local land ofllco. During 1
thoir visit horo thoy took ndvantngo
of tbo tlmp to visit with' rolatlvos,
Kills Ilonnott and family und also
lYiiti. piuiuu i ui nur,
Chns. "Vyfaon was In town tho
other day and whon asked ns to tbo .
cost or operating his pumping plant
for irrigation ho stated It was about
50 cents an hour nnd that was put- .
ting it tho oxtromo lltnlt. Mr. Wilson
la suro it dooB not coat'hlm to exceed
that amount for fuol, oil nnd inrl
dontnlB and" that ono might consider
that udoquato for an ncro of laud.