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VOL. XXXV 111
BURNS. HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, JANUARV 31, 11)25
CONTINGENT ON ACTIVITY
Telegram From Senator Mc-
Nary Explninn Conditions;
Until Sept. 1 To Show,
Oregon News lMirnu, Washing
ton, I). C, Jt.. ... i r. l . cr !...,
jpurcuusor of u largo ttuct if gov
ernment timber In tlio Malheur na
tional forost tit Harney county. Ore
um, tho development or which in
vol voh tlio construction of 00 inllou
of railroad from Crane through
Hums, Or., has received a year's ex
tension of tltiio to start logging op
erations. This oxtotiHloii was Itutliorlr.od liy
Coloiml William H. Greeley, chlof of
tlio forost Horvlro.
.Complaints hint been reaching
Washington for somo tlmo that Ilor
rlcU wan not proceeding ax rapidly
with tlio railroad construction as ho
might, hut thu forost service found
htat ho had oncouutorod tlHllrultle
lit flovornl ways. First, there wan a
that ho had encountered dltllctilttos
tlio Union Pacific railroad for tlio
construction of thu lino from Crane
Moro tlmo wan required to got
certain authority from tlio Intorstato
commerce commission and a re
clamation withdrawal In tlio Sllv'es
"valloy interfered to somo extent.
Tlio forost service, according to
Colonol Ure'oloy, wits convinced that
"Herrlek should rocolvo nu oppor
tunity to demonstrate his good
faith," ami intimated tlio holler that
much or lio aKltatlott against Her
rick had boon duo to tlio activities
of K. W. Hnrnoa. Harnos was said
to liavo taken options on much real
citato In Hunts and somo privately
owned tlmlior with tlio exportation of
"c'IIiik It to Herrlek At a pood profit.
Tlio ditto for hoglnulng tlmhur
development In thu logging unit has
brou advanced to April I, I92S. and
lit the national forest to October 1,
102C. on condition that Herrlek dill
k n My proMcKtn railroad ronet ruc
tion work prior to April 1. ItUe.
TM nxten..'on rioa not alter the
iTi.racior's agreement to cut 8o.
iH'ii noo f-. i nf timber In die loKrirE
o'i ' t twfori- June I. IMS
siocl ' f" Tnt'T fart i w.i: N
'. Orci in February and w'll run
'r wlfti rvrnmnt OW"! unta
v ho are t ih ground neer
' i In If 1'iv further tlna eon-Ions
l r- Jllst"i-
Ttie ah'ive irtlcle whl!t anpcirftd
In thi' Ortonlatt of Januar 2:'. was
t.iilvwl In Iltirns on laat Hatttrday
n'Kht'a mull. It la ovlilout It r a used
noine oxritoiiiHUt iiiiioik; vMmm of
IluriiH as the tolei;rani (frlntod hurt
with, Indicates. That Mr. Nerrlek
has ar will rocnlv an uxtoiiHlnii of
tlmo Is not questioned by any one
familiar with conditions. Tlio oxcusos
put forth by Mr. Horrlck In askliiK
an extension havo been raotors In tie
InyliiK uctlvo work In tlio pnst.
Kvory one oonvorsaut with nontll
tlous uurroiiuilliiK tho ontorprlso tin
tlcrtakon by Mr. Hurrlck roallzo that
ho must liavo an extension or tlmo
to coiiiplaiw tho work. With tho
HttfeKiiards and oondltlona Col. Orou
!' or Ike Forest SServlcM ludlontuM
wo have ovory eonfltlonou In tlio pro
Jict bulng carrlnd to consummation
with tho least powlblo dolay.
Wo do not Itttovs' Uio number who
Hint tk'-rainB In prutwt othr than
Mr. Cole but the reply would ludleuto
there wero savoral.
Tho reply talei;ratn tuhiIi:
WasUlugUJii D. C, 1:10 P. JJ. Jan.
U. 10. Colo. Mums, Oregon. A DUin
) r of the cltltteu of Hums hate wir
ed me, your wire being the first ono
roceivod. protesting ngalnt exton
xlon of Kerrlok oontnict. aongreaa
imin Hliiuott and I have dlscusuail
the mutter with Oltlaf I'oreatur on
a number or ocjoihIoiih and a few
dayu nuo I rucolvod tho following
wrltton ulntomeut from Col. (I roe ley
covorliiK tho proaont Hlttiatlon with
which I tjuoto In full and which I
hopo you will innko public an In niiH
wor to tho many wlroa I havo ro
cnlvod. "fllnco I wroto you on Jan,
nth wo hnvo discussed tho situation
with roforonco to tlio timber opera
tion of Mr. Fred Horrlck on tho Mal
liour National Forost nnd I bollovo
that wo uro In full ncroamout as to
tho iiocoHslty for fully protcctlnB tho
gggggem.'t'aL.- ? l ' Vyy;'.. .t - j e'etje - . , t
Interests or thu Government, After
further consideration I havo decided
to oluuiKO thu coursu of action pro
posud In my lettur of Jan. 01 It by es
tablishing definite requirement!) on
construction work which Mr, Horrlck
muni meet by somu early date next
fall as Hept 1st., and to havo his ox
teusloii of bin timber unto cotitliiKout
upon his meotliiK thosu roiiulremests,
1 havo liistructntl assistant Forester
Carter who will bo In tho wost In
February to taku up with our local
r-rettcr Olllcortt on tho ground, tho
1 ' o:t or Just what these require
m tn a'"Mtld ' r-il Die date by
wliloli thuy mu..t be met. When I
have rucolvod his recommendation I
shall bo ready to take final action
on Mr. Horrlok'tt request ror nu ex
tension or tho (Into by which cuttliiK
must begin, under the terms or his
contract, as It now stands, In thu log
ging unit covered by lib sate nnd
In tho national forest timber covered
by that sale respectively, Hy es
tablishing ronsou'nblu rcqulrmouts
of completion of specified construc
tion work by a definite date as a
consideration of any extension of the
dates by which ho Is to meet certain
requirements or tho contract as now
written. Mr. Horrlck will ho glvon
a fair and reasonable opportunity
to demoustrato his good faith ami
his ability to handle tho development
of his largo project anil at tho same
tlmo the Interest of tho (lovurnmout
and tho local people I bollovo will
bo fully protected."
CIIA8. L. McNAItV.
The above telegram Is In answer
to several different wires sent to
Senator McNary and other members
of tho Oregon delegation. A num
ber or people In Hums, when they
read tho report In The Oregonlaii of
Jan. s:t, thought It Indicated that
the extension had already been grant
ed to Mr Derrick. This telegram,
however, shows that tho extension
may bo grunted at n future ditto
whoa certain requirements havo first
hii fulfilled. Tho nature of then
requirement will be tleotdetl upon
when Mr. Carter coiiiim to Oregon.
K. 10. COI.IC.
MASONS STAItT STUIIV Cl.Ult
,8vntl niuuilMM of thu, local Ma
mnIo I.odg. with a fw rUltors.
Juyd a six thirty o'clock chicken
dinner ut th lodge rooms on Tu
rt tv cv nine and snrwr4 dliiitet
'hn plan of forming a study club
Th prnnimltUot nut with hearty
iipproval of alt present and It wa
dott ruined to eurt u'b an organic
trim. 41 ftrsl tho matter of In
cluding eoclal features was rottaldcr
ed but after dlacueatnn It wan deld
H that tlio time was not right for p
octal club of alcona. therefore tho
study club wa la u netted. ' Worahtp
ful MuUtr Oer. At. Bhaw waa wade
prMiilont or the club with Waldo
Oeor aa secretary.
The plan la to road and ttudy
Masonic hooka, history mid writings.
Suveoral fine hooks are already In
the lodge and more tuny bo obtain
ed from time to tlmo and a library
of such works gathered for I ho In
formation ami litruutlon of tho
members of thu lodge. It Is n com
mendable undertaking and will re
sult In much benefit to the lodge and
particularly to those mumhurs who
taku advantage of attending tho
study olub and taking nu nutlvo part
(IQODMA.V MUMOUIAh I'CNII
HlMHOItllli:iUS MlflHT Tl'HSDAV
Another meeting of thosu subscrib
ing to the Austin Uoodman memor
ial fund la united for next Tuesday
eveulug. Fob. II, at Thu Tlino-lI(ir-ald
oltlce At 7:110 to discuss future
plant. Up to this tlmo this ollluu
has been notlflod or tome ?r,0 In
subatrlptioua toward this fund but
not nearly till Aw oommlttoomeit
have made a report and It Is hoped
to hear from all as soon as possible
Liu order that further consideration
of the disposition or tho Hinds may
Somo of tho uommlltoomou huvo
reported directly to this ofllco while
othors liavo depositod fiinds In tho
hanks without rurnlsblng n list of
tho names of tho suhscrlhorH to thltt
olllco. Thoro aro no doubt othoru
who havo not flnlsliod tholr cuiivuhh
or havo tho funds yet In tholr poss
ession. Whatever tho stato of tho
canvasH It Is doslrod that a report
bo made at this tlmo,
Ilomomhor next Tuesday evening
at 7:.10 at thlu ojllro thoro will bo
WATER IMPEDES WORK
AT RAILROAD TERMINAL
Quickly Melting Snow Forms
Pond of Water at Grounds;
Now Station Agent Here
O. J. Morton, recently of Hhoshouo,
Idaho, Is tho permanent station agent
In Hums for tlio Union Vir'.U ...t
arrived hero the fore part of this
week and Is now In charge, Mr. Jar
vis, the temporary agent, having
gone to relievo a station agent
at another point.
The contractor received somo addi
tional material during the week ami
thu work on tho buildings Is now
under way. Three foundations aro
completed nnd the material for at
least two houses have been received
and unloaded from the cars. Tho
foreman announced Wednesday that
he expected to have two of the bunk
bonnes done within a short time.
The 50,000 gallon water Utr U
now enclosed and the fl'tlMhlug
touches being applied. Tho pipe In
being put down to furnish water for
thu several portions or tlio grounds,
tho roundhouse, stockyards, depot
and the penstock from which tho
engines aro replenished.
Tho quickly inoMltig snow and
warm rains of tlhs week have Im
peded work at thu terminal grounds.
It was hoped to begin Immediate
(instruction or two or moro build
ings, the material ror which has ar
rived, but it was round yostordity
morning that tho water Interfered.
However, tho natural drain courses
will soon bo open and carry tlio stir
plus water iway.
MID YliAlt K.YA.M-
INATIO.VH AT HCIIOMI,
The monthly rouort or tho ptibllu
Mhool of Hunts shows the average
dally attendance to be 9!) plus which
la nertalaly h good ahowliitf. Tho
IntarMl and general snholaralilp la
Also a Nource or pride when thu re
sult of the mid-year oxamlHatloits
are viewed and compared. Principal
Sulton and his corps of aealetaota
in doing fin work and the cUtcens
of thin district are f rtunitc Indeed,
lit having such a flue xcnool
Tit- ranking pupil In tlm respec
Hve grade aa a rult of the mid
year test are: First grade. IHwlitt
Jamtsnn With sw-1, foiir1 grade,
Normu Krnlth 0t-.1: third. Powell
l.ocgait. 97-1; fourth, Walter Young.
; firth. Mary Uyrd. M-t; sixth.
Dorothy Leonard. w-l; sPTenuh,
Haiti lint brick, tlfl-7: c'ghlb, Job it
.WHEN DAD WAS A BOY satterfielp
Hf( walk FASTERrti; 3X , IT colt )6;MMB y ra
1 YOU CAH J & A WAITIH OOrMV lohchJ Jg5fcR ,
'1L run' AKc FOH yIz-hert:-? J m HB 1 W ft
r'll1 momE FROM
OUR TROUT STREAMS
STOCKED FROM CANYON
Establishment of Hntchery In
Grant County Reduces Lone
Hauls; Decrease In Loss
Irving llazeltlie, game warden for
linker and Omul counties who was
In Ontario Inst week to Inspect (ho
condition of htrils helm; foil through
out the county was advised while
hero of the arrival of thu first ship
ment or dggs ror tho now t. t'cliory
on Canyon Crook.
"Willi the ostabllhlimnut or Uu
Canyon creek hntoher) It will bo
possible to supply trout ror tho
streams or Malheur, Oruiit, linker
and Harney counties r.t far toss ex
penttu than has hitherto linen tho
case." Mr. Ilazoltlue said.
"In place of a long ra'l trip, many
I lines nearly 1000 mllet. trout will
b" transferred to Hio I'trowns by
truck In Just .t row hours from tho
tlmo they leave tho hatchery. Not
only moro flub will bo planted, but
they will have a bettor chance to
"Mr, (Iramsu and I have In our
investigations during tho past week,
found that tho pheasants and quail
of tho Hnnko river valley nru weath
ering Uio winter in good condition,
as tho result of tho feuding campaign
carried on by tho department lit co
operation with tho members of tho
Fish nnd (Inmu league and the farm
ers. Wo secured permission from
Capt. A. 10. Iliirgilurr to kill three
pheasants In order to learn how they
are raring, niiil round them falter
than they usually aro lu thu open
season. Wo also found tholr craws
well filled with grain, showing they
ant gutting plenty of food. This has
been poeslble due to the co-operation
or tho farmers a ml sportsmen, and
la appreciated by tho department."
Mr. litixoltluu left Monday evening
for ills home In Canyon CKy.On
tn rlo Argus.
hAIUW IdltltAIlV OI.UIl
Tke Utile' Library Club net ut
the homo of Mrs. V. A. (lowaa en
Saturday. Jnuijary flth.
The (Mtalruuin of the Ch rim mas
Heal Sale repoHed t6a 43 bad Immd
sold and turned over to the Htste
society on prevention and cute of
The Club gave Five Dollars to Ui
Near Kt Iteltef Fund nnd Ten Dol
lars to thu Bchnlarshlu loau Fund.
A ry excellent program followed
the buHluess tneetlng.
Mr. W. A Uowan read a pwr
mi the lllstoiy and (looaynidfy of
Ilavaria lu (ho tftth Century, clos
ing with a roitdlnjj of Hohiibort'n
beaul'lfiil I3r! Kluc Mlmvod by a Vic
liola roei-ril, Krl Klug, liy Mmo.
Mrs. A. C, Welcome iiang a group
or songs, HUteruosn of Love, My
Love Is a Mululuer, unit (Iraiidma
Mrs, W. M. Uuttoii rend u paper on
Paderowskl, Tho Hlatesiuau.
Mm. Harris, a plant) solo, Mentuit
Mrs. Oltton sang, Ah Ho Puru, from
the Opera Martha, and Farewell, by
.Mrs. Harris and Miss Luouard,
piano duet, Pont and Peasant Over
ture, and Anvil Ononis.
Mrs. M. II. (lllliert rend a paper on
Congtiust or tho Air.
The program cloned with a mtxa
uliouo duet, Melodious Waltz, by
Mrs. (,'nrrlco and Mrs, Bhattuck,
Dainty rorreshmeiitM wore served
after which the Club bade faruwull
to Mm. M. II. (lllbert who Is leaving
lor ber now homo at Pilot Hock.
Mrs. (lllbert lias made many warm
friends In Hums and Tho Ladles'
Library (""l will mlsii hur an a mum
hor ami ui' died her good luck and
happliiuss In hor now homo but ex
pressed the hope of ill or noon return
Joint hostesses with Mrs. (lownu
wuro Mrs. Olrard, Mrs. Button, Mrs.
Wuloiuu, Mrs. Ullbort and Mltft
The next meeting will be at thu
homo or Mrs. I. H. (leer on Feb. 7th.
Mrs. (leer requests all to bring live
pontile, asked why, alio saitl "Cmtiu
MiKlt I'JONKI-.K WOMAN PAHHKH
Martha P. Ilardwull tiled at tho
home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W.
Ilurlbiiit, on Inst Tuesday morning
following an Illness covering several
months In fact Mrs. Ilardwell had
been quite feeblo for several years
previous to Iter death. Hho was 88
Mra. Ilnnlwull was horn in In
diana nud crossed tho plains in 1800
to this iitnte, Uio family formerly re
siding In the Willamette valley. Hho
had been making hor homo lu this
eoiiuty for the psst ssvoral yuan
with hor tlaughtor anil bar son Wll
11am (J. Hartlwell. aleo rwltloil In
The reiualua were brought to
Hums an prepared for littermetii
aod awi ucrorapcnled out on Wednes
day wnrnlng's train by her aun Wil
liam O and also A. W. Ilarlburl. on
tta wa tn Hnndrldge, near Lebanon.
Oregon, where Interment wll ho
Bhe la Hrvlved hy tUree Ktns. O.
I Bard well of Wanevu, WaaUUtgton;
r C Hardwell of Pertlend: W. 0.
of flume; two daughter. Mm. 'ISlele
Keener of liend nnd Mr. Auule
llurlburt, of Narrow.
SUPT. EXTOLS FIELD PEAS
Some Interesting Notes on Farm
Subjects; Average Precip
itation For Ten Yean.
(My Obll Hliuttuuk)
Now Is tho host time to chuck over
all of tho machinery and order tho
tiocoHsary repairs. It sometimes re
quires three or four months, ir It
so happens that tho oxt.'as ibavo to bo
shipped from somo eastern factroy.
The ton yonr average precipitation
ror the months ot Beptembur to Jan
uary Inclusive Is .1.7 Inches. For 1924
from Hept. to Jan, 21 tho precipita
tion Is 4.0 Inches, whlolv Is nine
tenths of an Inch above the ten year
Very few fanners seem to realize
the value of the Canadian Fluid Pea
In thu short rotation. This crop In
Ixinly nud will produce oxcelont
yields on most any soil adapted to
tho various farm crops. Fluid peas
can be seeded alone or lu combina
tion with any or tho ceruals, or with
Thu crop can bo handled for soil
ing, silage, utircd ror hay, matured
as n scetl crop, plowed tinder an a
green manure crop, or ran be hogged
or sheeped off.
It Is frost hardy up to the tlmo
It blossoms and sets pods, when It
will not stand front. There Is no
danger of loss uxcepl an a ceud crop.
It can ho sown ns early its any of
tho spring corenls. It Innoculntott
readily and adds much atmospheric
nitrogen to the noil.
Pork finished on field pens nnd
grain Is 'inorbletl,' sweet, and firm,
ami of a quality that Is noittom equat
ed by other foods.
.MUS. LAMPSHIItK KNT15UTA1NB
Two delightful afternoon affalm
have been glvon at thu homo of Mr.
mill Mra. Jauioe t.anirieiilra thlfi week,
the first on 'r,neaJtny aiteriioon when
Mra. Linton, MrsLjajtelllre's moth
er waa the honor gueal. Cnrdi ooott
tded tho c'te'tloo of the Neat with
Mrs. llolUnd and Mra. Prank Wot-
; come receiving th ftrxt uriiea. Mrs.
Leonard and Mrs Keller being it-
wilt led Hi ii lofisolstloti prltea. Clt
I Wdtteiday Mr . luupshtre gave an
other aftriionii In honor of her ala
ler. Mrs Hoy Moullen nd Mra. Karl
Grahgm. Mra. Lee Mllleer and Mrs.
W. W. Oould were the high score
wlnnera of that occasion wlh Mrs.
Clarence Luckey and Mra. CHITord
Iteed receiving the cotisolatjor).
llotlt aftoriioons aro raported aa
bolng voryonJoyablu affairs with ooti
n i. ii
TO V. S. NAVAL SCIIOOI
I lltirus Mutiowaii, a student lu tho
school of business administration,
has received an appointment to tho
United States Naval academy nt
Annapolis, according to a tologrnm
which ho rocolvtyl recontly rrom N.
J. Sluuntt. United states ropresuutn
the rrom Oregon.
Ho was assured of nu appointment
two mouths ago by Mr. Hlnnott but
thoro wiih no vttwuioy in thu school
boforo laat wook whou ho rooolvod
word of bin acaoptauoe. IBxamlua
tlons will be held olther February
18 or April lfi and If McCownii Is
successful In theao tests ho Intotidn
to Itxiva for Annapolis tn Juno.
Ill'ItNB ailtLAOTIVU I.V
Uuivoraity or Oregon. ICugemt, Jan.
17 (Spoclnl) Ohalrniftu Koburt
MoOnbu of tho Junior weekend com
mlttoe or tho Uu I varsity of Oregon
has appointed Lillian Vulgnmoro, ot
IluriiH, to a Junior Wook-ond com
mttleo. Junior Mveok-oud Is tho annual
spring festlvnl nt tho Unlvoralty, to
bo ilioltl this yonr Friday and Satur
day, May 22 and 2.1. Tito program
usually Includes athletic events Fri
day morning and nrtornoon. Tho
colorful cnuoo roto will bo hold on
the Mill race In tho ovonlng. Tho
annual Junior Prnbrnm Is uehmlulotl
for Snturdny night. Tho most pop
ular girl lu tho Junior class is to bo
choson queen of Junior wook-ond.