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BURNS, GRANT COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1887.
BUBXH ADVERTISES! ISN'T.
In reply toil gentlemen writing
for information about Burns and
Harney valley, from Davenport,
Nebraska, as to the advantages of
fered colonists, we will say:
1st. Burns is a town of less than
500 inhabitants, and our advertis
ing columns will show the live, en
terprising class of business men
that keep it ahead.
2d. Town lots on business streets
ot-.lv $100, $50, and off the main
streets, $25—sold at these low rates
in order not to retard the growth of
3d. The Oregon Pacific is push
ing right along in this direction,
and is expected in by the last of ’88
or early in '89.
-4th. The crops in Harney valley
require irrigation, and this is readi
ly done as the valley is well-watered.
$2.80 a Year.
We have at Harney City one of
the finest school houses in Grant
county. Aral the school is crowded.
I». L. GUACI-
J. XAT llCilsoS,
w. a . wilkhirk ,
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY
There will be a Christmas tree at
F ew towns are more picturesqito-
Harney the 20th of Dee. A free
supper will be given, and a general
D. L. GRACE,
ROBINSON A DODSON
WILSHIRE & JIUDSON.
as it lies in the bend of a low-lying
invitation is extended to all. After
E ditor and P roprietor ,
rocky, ridge-like eminence on the
the presents are distributed, a dance
i nort' ¡md west, like a child nest
will be given ¡it the town hall.
SUBSCRIPT KN TH S:
ling in the embrace of some brawny
A ring hunt is to commence near
| giant; the best point of view is from
Harney City on Wednesday Dee.
. . .1.50
LAKEVIEW AND IifltNS, OR.
the cast, or southeast; and there is
21st, and is to continue four days.
One Year (in advance)
I level room, and water : ufiiciont to
The one making the most points on
This firm prnetien in the Courts of
- - S. Laud
L:a:C. Office. I accommodate many thousand in
the following basis will receive the
IIEIULD CLUB LIST:
Anv business in the Land Otllue entrusted
habitants in the course of time;
Captain of the Club Ring prfizcofat
to tiiem will obtain promptsitienlion.
Herahl «nd Thu Century, one year
erald mid St. Nichol»..
i and that, it may be, is not so far oil
least $5 value, and he is tAjline ■
4f^-lam<l Cases Solicited.
Id und bum«.refit Magazine, one year 8.7«’
in a dim and distant future, as old
the head of the table at thefN'
Ul und Peter« in. Magazine
nd Gixlcji ’H Lady'« Book
per given on the 2(‘>th, ai
Builder and Contractor. fogies may think: look at the build
ing boom tlfat struck Burns two
crown his partner Queen
A dvertising hates :
Beer, Bitters and the Best Cigars in the Market.
months ago, resulting in a church,
and Beauty at the grand
1 wk 2 Wk 1 mo 8 mo 6 mo
printing-ollice, two warehouses, a
the hunt, a bear is to cc
1 inch 11.50 |2 FiO |5 00 |K 00 111 00
sal mi, a j; wclry-store, a law-ofiice,
points; an elk, 500; a dee
a 50 12 00
: a chop-house, a brewery, and four
antelope, 150; n swan, 1(
«».00 10 00 20.00
A Firot-Olass Billiard Tabla
residences, besides such additions
9.00 15.00 2N.00
H on . J ohn M eyers , the Nestor of hill crane, 100; a goose, 1
ZWI'« ALWAYS ON HAND-^>
A Hpecialty. ,
. as barn, stable, cellar, and improved democracy in Clackamas county, 40; a prairie chicken, 2
20.00 B0 00 40.00 liO.UO 110.00
fronts to business houses. The his h.is received the appointment of U. rabbit, 25; n pheasant.
co- A HlieraUT.gh'tY;
All orders T
IN ^KTAKINL tory of the town when written out
S. marshal from the hands of the ! hen, 15; a cotton tail,
vers. Call at « .
| in full ..valid be very cWcrfiining President,j and fillip supplanta the
in carts, as in tliq
The following memb
n,,, • i . -"I-*, (»spuce,
Shop one door north of Post Office. I -ly reading matter not only locally ffftt last rtqiuTh'cati presZh'ruiul af.jHun- lulled.' (J. F. A4«:Jvuim>
and none but metal
gen rally, ¡md we herewith open tee in Oregon. Mr. Meyers belongs Thus. Bain. Dr. Gillhani^l’. J: .
As we stereotype our advertisements all
another avenue foreont ibutions to to the old guard i:i the democratic ler, Jno. Bain, R. Claypool, L. B.
changes after first four publications, $1.
a paper that has plenty of type, n ranks and his promotion is a de Springer, M. M. Brierly. Jake John
Advertising in Local Columns Ten
practiced pen, a good-will toward served one, if faithful service and son, A. Sumpter. Van Curtis, Jas.
cents a line.
P- F- STEIGER
B urns , O r all men, and a wholesome desire to loyalty to party be a criterion.— Gilbert, Gm. Slater,. Win. Page,
1*. 8. EARLY
not only furnish the best kind of Portland World.
Chas. Rush, J. H /Call, C. W.
Marriage, birth, and death notices free.
Thompson, Dan Peterson, Jack Nor
Most liberal terms to religious and social,
•GENERAL REPAIRING------ a country newspaper, but to see an
acfive demand for it.
Wily the Hurns Cliurcli 1» Cnf.nlshed. ton, Smith Goodspeed, and Miles
mid educational bodies.
One citizen of Burns lias taken
.Job Work done neatly and promptly, at
E d . H erald : It seems there is a Riley. The club is still open for
reasonable prices, by un experienced Job Has just received a Large and Complete Line
the time to write out at our request, wrong impression in the town and' membership.
Of General Merchandise including Christinas
I a few historical notes relating to vicinity with regard to the church
J. I). Lessing has opened his new
The Patronago of the Public resi»eetfully
And Holiday Goods and now Offers them to the
Burns, and we make the same re- building in this place—a misunder store at the lower town.
Promptly executed. The building is being . quest of all other persons having standing, which it probably is my ■ The in. w saloon will open up in a
Public at the most Reasonable Rates.. Come One
enlarged "and improved preparatory to turn personal knowledge of facts of any
duty to correct. There appeared few days.
out all kinds of blacksmithing on short
Give the lawyer a match. Whom
notice and in best style. Terms: Cash. 1-ly . kind: incidents, accidents, social in the Items and in a Canyon City
events, date of improvements, etc., paper remarks which could not be 'do vou want to read with vou, Mr.
N. It. M axey
to write it out, so we can put the ar construed otherwise than as slurs J. 15.?
J. T. M a Kb
Physician S, Surgeon.
ticle in shape for the first number of upon our partly-finished church,
Arc “G.” and “V.” going to make
E. H all
our all-at-home print, for which we and also upon the people’s effort to up? What is the circulating medi
B. McPheeters ¡already have an original poem, sto
T. A. MeKlNXox, XMAS goods to sell
build a church here.
um of Harney valley?
T. II. MtyDOK
Graduate of Iowa State University, rc-| eet- ry, incident v. hen crossing the plains
The Canyon City paper probably | If these items find space in your
... . J. H. N eal
fully offer« his professional services to the
in ’52, several choice selections, and does not understand the situation,! columns, you will hear again from
a . c. D ore
citizens of Burns and surrounding country,
M. D. < AM KRON
A kurkH. >r
considerable eastern advertising yet but the Items certainly does, and
('alls answered ¡it ¡ill hours.
Tu A micitia .
Office at W. E. Grace’s Drugstore.
'1 to come in.
could in a few words explain the
I. B. I son
If Lakeview, Harney City, Can- condition of the church finances.
Aililltlonnl T.oonl News.
fVS s’ s. M. A» Fry,
. KNELLING ■
Oregon will respond to this opportu- position I do as one of the commit
. M. TOWNSENI».
—Frank Whiting returned home
to advertise, it will benefit them tee, and it being part of my duty to last Saturday.
more than they can now calculate. c ollect the subscription money, feel
—Mr. nnd Mrs. W. Y. King, sub
S]K-cnil attention given Ladies in Confine
A good newspaper is one in which called upon to explain the finan scribers to T he H erald in Happy
ment. Calls answered at all hours.
valley, are visiting the latter’s
a3 well as the editor, beyond
HARNEY LODGE, NO. 77, J. O. O. F.
The $500 we were to receive from mother, Mrs. Byrd, in Burns.
Agent for Slaver it Walker, Whole ale Dealers in
Have had many years practice in Hos
the Church Extension funds seems
pital a* well as extensive experience in Gen
Meeta at Odd Fellows Ilnll, every Saturday ut
—A. W. Houser, who took a band
7 BOp in.
JJaJiAJKD, N. G.
io be the hobby upon which certain of horses from Harney to Maryville
UH a M. (iVNTHER. H<*<
T he first number of the “Fast individuals base the opinion that and Chico, California, about last
•puty G. M.
Oregon Herald,” published at Burns the church will never be finished. August, returned last week, and re
T. V. B. EMBEE, M. D.
Grant county, Oregon, has reached
1 have also been told that Mr. ports prices low.
LAKEVIEW ADVERTIS E M E N TS.
Office nt hi« rc 'idem c on '.lie < nst side of us.
Its editor and proprietor is John Sayers would attach the
—John (’. Garrett, now riding at
-.¡ivies Hiver, ten miles below Burn .
1). L. Grace, who takes hold of the building for his lumber bill. Now, Silver creek, received on the 10th
< n.is. A. ciMmwKi.1.,
r. A. <,".'■»« iu i -
enterprise in a way that indicates i if anything of this kind is really linst., through Riley posttirfft^ji
WAGONS, BUGGIES & CARRIAGES.
to u- that he ha*. Î ceji there b"f co
a’l' r’iC SuAsci 1 -’‘Cl n in-CO1 6.1 fetter troth Arkansas, announcing
J. G. Welsh, IL a ).
We A' - always glad to welcome do is to c ome forward and pay their the death of his father.
.¡.t ’ prn / al printer: into the publish- respective subscriptions, when we
izens of Burns and vicinity. Office a: ic-d*
— R. T. Motley of Burns, had his
deuce south of Herald building.
ing arena. The pnper is demo will pay the lumber bill, and thus address changed to Drcwsey, and
WA< sent for F ireman ’« Ft nd I nsurance C ompany .
/ atic in polities. Success, bri flier put ¡in encl to the reports on that subscribed for Peterson’s Magazine
Grr.ee.—Daily Reveille, Baker City. part of the subject.
COGGSWELL & COGSWELL
one year for his mother, Mrs. E. W.
Thanks, Bro. Reveille; you voice
The reason we have not yet re
GEO. S. SIZEMORE - -Jh >s,On. the sentiments of a true journal ceived the $500 is simplo enough:' Motley.
—A gay time was had by “the
LAKEVIEW AND LINKVILLE, Or.
ist. If the business could be kept the Conference, or trustees, have ¡is boys,” Sunday, nt til" drug store,
up to a high standard of editorial ye. no deed to the property, and the trying on, and commenting upon,
and typographical excellence, then money is held until such deed is re the wire masks just received by W.
M rs . LOUIS RACINE
P roprietress .
Attorney S, Notary Public.
and only then, would a . be put to corded in the clerk's office ¡it Can E. Grace for the Christmas mas
------ Main st., Burns, Or.
any °i tliat shows an unfriendly yon City and the authorities in querade.
A. L. CONNOR
A. C. BR0DER8EN.
JfXT“, and the * of the almighty $ charge of the Church Extension
—Mrs. Lessing of Harney City,
now triumphant above principle, funds duly notified, the money will arrived in Burns nt 1 a m Saturday
Any nnd nil kindr. of rurvevin <b r,r on t bor! would — to earth, ¡’.nd the f of be si nt
us immediately. It is "■> th" Vale stage, and at 4:30 same
Any business in the Land Office entrusted
notice unci rviifi.inahle lerinr.
.(■ ii ' cih jealousy be sheathed forever.
to me will receive the most careful ami
A New and Elegantly Furnished House for the Accommodation
merely a matter of doing business morning took a place in the Canyon
wishing to be located, cun have plain furn i bed
promot attention, (’orrespomlcm c solicited
free of charge.
of the Public.
City stage, enroute to San Francis
In English :.ml German.
V olume one , number one, of the
When Mr. Irujn and Mr. Gran co to purchase supplies for her hus
Carpenter and Plumber,
nis were here they said nothing to band’s store in Ilarney.
bic. It isfhe new paper published us about this part of the business,
—J. C. Luce, stock inspector for
W. A. RODIFER.
at Burns by D. L. Grace, Indcp n- but after Conference met we were Grant county, is in Burns. He will
M. A. KELTON.
A Limited Number of Guests run secure the mo 4 Comfortable Lodging I looms
dent-Demoeratic in politics, and notified that the money was ready leave tomorrow and go on through
in the Town, at this House.
starts out with a good advertising for us just na soon as we would to Canyon City, returning to Burns
Orders for Painting, also, will be sKill-
patronage. Its aim is to help to comply with their system of doing in about ten days. Mr. Luce h'ft
ftillv and promptly tilled.
develop the vast resources of East business.
tactiees in the courts of tlie state, and
— X —
his name on our subscription list.
jre the C. S. Land Office.
ern Oregon.—News, Canyon City.
The deed was sent to Sail Fran
—Mr. Cook, late of Drewsey, has
The Tableg always Supplied with nil the Eatabhr. obtainable and Served in Beat Style.
“Straight-out .Democratic,” Bro. cisco some time ago by ('apt. Wa after a few months absence, returned
ters for the proper signatures, but to Ilarney valley to reside. He
Burns folks started to build a church la d has not y< t been sent back—which came in ftn the Ontario stage last
As Saturday, 1 o’clock, a m, having
summer, and now an ciii< lyrLing citizen i« is no fault of any one’ here.
building a brewery, and will have it com soon, however, : s the deed is re
sent his family, and a man with his
monts, sausage, etc. Leave
turned it will t(; recorded, and we cattle, on some time since, to the
City, Nov. 24.
lledspcth ranch near Burns.
As to the brewery alluded to, it is will get the »500,
SAYER & DORE - -- -- -- -- P roprietors .
We thought it best to suspend
—Proceedings of the callid term
Livery and Feed Stable.
a private enterprise, for individual
Keeps Constantly on Hund a Large Stock of
W. C. BYRO
_ _ - -
Proprietor. gain, ami built with th - citizen’s work on the building until the fi of county Court, Dee. 10, ’87: Li
private means, and no public funds nancial question was settled, when quor license granted to Lessing &
STARK,--------L akeview .
were solicited, nor oflered by “the we would be id le to pay the work Co., Harney City; to McLain, Drin-
men at any time they wished to nen A' Lamb, Drewsy; tn ('. M.
folks” for the purpo« -.
A CASH BUSINESS Burns
Caldwell, and to T. Sillman, Burns
On the other hand, the church call upon us for money.
If I am correctly informed, no
Regular term, Jan. 4, 1888. . . .
folks of Burns have undertaken to
Mas tlie largest lot of pnotis in this line
erect an editice for pfil lie I er,efit; one who has subscribed toward the Total county tax, $2,967,(171... .
Jimught to this sei-lion of country and
were promised funds from the de erection of the church, whether it County scrip quoted at 98 cts.
^Rt I siwkh I’Bicn. than offered here,
And all kinds of Surface Lumber thoroughly >ea-oned for building j»uriM»es and at
Is our motto.
—Last Friday evening, every
nomination represented by Rev. h< paid or not, need fear that their
■n-n in Lakeview call and see.
Good Buggy Teams,
Grannis of Canyon City;
lieited money is lost. Mr. Borland, the v hide, and nearly every horse in
And Nice Saddle Horses F ur
subscription;- from citizens, and had contractor, told me a few days ago Wilson A Cornutt’s stable were en
nished at Reasonable ( barges and one lot donated by tie’ Road Com- that lie would le ready to go to gaged and "ii the road to Hartley,
Livery I Feed Stab’s
Particular Attention paid to the puny. The work was put in the work again at some (kite between and still the gentlemanly proprie
llnving liecn ndtleil they nre enabled tn till all orders a.« soon as rei lived.
Boarding and Grooming of Tran Hands of the builder and progressed that time and Christmas. He did tor« were not happy till they, too,
P. H. MURPHY.
sient Stock. Hay A: Grain on hand. as farps the means would admit. not mention to me that he bail any wi re agreeably engaged and on the
road to terpsichorean pleasures.
Wt cannot «<•<« win re any r< floc ti n fears of not pi tting his money.
Respectfully, W. C. B ykd .
— In the case of civil action for
can be cast upon the churl h p> ople
ncoverv of money, Jno. Warner,
of Burns, but rather praise f >r the
plaintiff, and Geo. L. Selsor, defen-
E. T()I)I)-------- PROPRIETOR. public spirit shown by th'in in
E d . H erald : We hail both you ilent. both of Riley, before Thus,
Hay & Crain
Toilet Articles, Glass, Putty, Etc.
Burns, O’-i gon
discretion U; d in stopping short oi and your paper with “A hearty Shields, justice of the peace for
Always on hand ami Good Attenti«»!»
Camp Curry precinct, held ¡it Riley
iven all orders made for teams ami veh-
All meats cut to order. wli«>lc-;i!c or re embarrassing debt.
Mr. C. F. McKinney has taken loth inst., judgment was rendered
tail. Country order* promptly lilled. Our
motto i* •’Cash on the Bio« k.A
I t is with pleasure we are able to charge of Biiin'n livery and feed in favor of the plaintiff for $l>0, and
the read* i:- of I ill: 11 L.iALl* «Lille. Traveler« and teamsters costs.
a tchmakerA Jeweler W. E. GRACE,
—Mr. Lloyd of the City hotel,
will find at this «table excellent
with an adverlisein< i.' fr< 11
r < coinn.< tlafioD4.
HRys that some sneak thief stole th«
J. W. BONEBRAKE.
WILSON «t CORN UTT,--P rops .
I. p. Springer, who ba« lien ill bed clothes that had been used for
relia! le nursi
the late Thus. Bryant, during his
lo of late, . in
i rapidly eonvale-n-ing.
A Igirg»1 Assortmcitf of
is no 1
limi Work—lte»w>n»We Price«.
■Juo. 1' irk' r, a young man living sickness «id death; the article*
o:.th <-f hi re. go* hi« leg broken had Is en washed and hung on the
ÍÍ9~T< rrn • Uea-onuh*
HARNEY (TTY ADVERTISEMENTS.
lant week. Dr. Gillham ct the line to dry. It is a common prac
Ha- Jud Been r.ccci.ed.
: k a limb, and Mr. I’arki r in ri p- tice all over town to h ave the
V. .1. milled
idlv n covering.
washing oo the lin< overnight, hut
new «'at« for the «chool it will be advisable to keep ¡> sharp
PRESCRIPTIONS CARErüLLY COMPOUNDD,
ire now ready fur U«c. The watcl -out, lest success embolden
Hamer city. Oregon.
11 1 e “wiiigini' this Week.
tin nurloincr to try ¡'gn
BU R N8 ADVERTISES!EN TH.
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