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ri'BLJSJ I ED EVERY WEDNESDAY
< <> kke . spo \ di :\(
IH HNS, <¿111 XT CO., OHKUO.V
“Richard*« limaci/ Agiin.”
There lias been for several months
past quite an unsatisfactory discus-
E ditor and P roprietor .
siun ns to the authenticity of the
L_ JJJ____ H-T”
above quotation ns a Shakspeurean
M’BS( klFTION TERMS;
line, among citizens of literary
in Burns. We wrote an old
Three Moul x
Shakspeurean scholar, and by last
Vue Year (in a lvanctj
I mail received the following:
E d . H erald : In answer to your
Shakspenrean question; The lines
IIECALD fl.t n LIST:
"Perish the Hi niuht! Sever be It t ub!
That Fa'c ¡»«elf conltl ttwe the p . hi I •>! Richard!
< ''/iF' lent e avaunt! You 1 hrexii« u here in \ a in!
Lii d'« hiiiwelf K.'yiin.“
Herald mid The ( entury, oue year
llvra'd mid S'. N’fi h.ilns.
were superiylded by an English
Heru.'d and Jiciin rast Matrazine, one year
Jkrnld Bini l*elciH»>ii Mavazine
dramatist who adapted the play to
f Jerald and
Lady's Dovk “
the modern stage for the elder Kean.
There are also many entire
“speeches,” ns well as sentences
and clauses, in the play as now aet-
e<l on the stage, that were not in it
1 wie 2
k 1 mo 3 ni.» 6 mo
an Rhakspeare wrote it—though of
1 h<b J ' ■ ♦2/4)
00 *■< 00 «11 00 «15 00
2X 00 course as much of tlie original was
a rn. J 00 X QO 1 >00 24.00 •10 oc
■t .A0 '..DO' id. 00 : t) 00 ; 2.00 .*>0.00 preserved as [lossible. In fact, none
00 15 00 LM.O’)
•12 00 16 00 2X.00 4s 0)
XO.OO 120 00 of Shakspeare’s plays arc acted now
1 “ i .3 'JO. :u <X> 10.03 GO 00 IIO.OO 140 00
•is he wrote them, and there are
a number of popular phrases cred
ited to Sluikspenre which belong
jM^A liberal reduction to all vonrl.v «d. really to the editors of the plavs.
verti -ers. (’¡di nt oiHuo, or write l’ubli. ber,
The copy of Shakspeare to which
■Cuts cbarged extra, according to space,
you refer is probably the Johnson-
and none bin meta! I>ase admitted.
As we sterc<*.ype «»tir advertisements all Boswell edition, justly acknowl-
.c lntnges after lit 4 four pul licaiioiis, |1.
' edged the most correct copy extant.
1 he error is a very common one.
.Vdvcr.i Ing in Locai Columns Ten
Many years ago I was one of a com
tents a line.
mittcc to decide a wager of J100 or.
Mattfiage, birdi, and deaili notices free.
the same ¡mint precisely. As there
Most liLci.il vrins to religious and .social
are a great l.imi' er of sentences in
and cducalional bodies.
Job Work done neatly and promptly, at the acting play of Richard HI taken
reasonable prices, by an experienced Job from others of Shakspeares, we read
his entire works critically in search
'flic Patronage of die Public respectfully
of that special one, but could nut
T he H erald It; kept rcgularlv on file fc.r re find it, and gave our decission that
ference, la the <;e->. 1*. I’oivell Newspaper Ad-
the sentence was not written bv
wrtitdng Iliircr.il, 10 Spruce «t., New York.
Shnkspcare. Tuns. IL R oberts .
Steelville, Mo., Dee. 2(i, 1888.
V ery cold weather in Texas.
D. L. GRACE,
“A Trader” «nd Ids “IJe-lUll.”
E ight persons were frozen to
En. II ehald : T see in the last
death in Carson county, Texas, du
number of the “hems” a hatch of
ring the late cold spell there.
I I misstatements over the pseudonym
of “A Trader.”
Here in Burns, wc who know
I t is learned that the stenograph-
•»tes of J. C. S. Richardson, who ‘ Ti'.,der” personally, know that he
tlied at Prineville, while nct- did not write the article referred to
» secretary for the Wagon l’oad as it was printed. 1 nt that it em: -
d Grunt Commission, sent from nated f; om the same source whence
ishington, have Icon deciphered, came so many articles hi l'etofore
id that to retake anv of them will ■ reilei’ting on the honor .and integ
'He unnecessary.— Portland News.
rity ef many of our la st business
men, and the fair standing of our
I’EXX'OYElt, says an OX- 1 town—which made the establish
change, Oregon’» democratic gov ment of Tin: H ehai . d an nbsolute
ernor. has looked after (he tflilii),- necessity.
Any person with an idea above
the least endowed, could sec clearly
that the paragraph in T he H eiiald
so strongly excepted to, was simply
u list of the various line« of busi
ness commonly found in a town of
the size of .Burns, and those that
may be found in the columns of
T he Randall Club of Pittsburg
T he II euald —r.n advertisement
has adopted resolutions approving
of Burns and the paper that voices
ttih l’rcsidi nt’s message. This fact
pnzzl s the enemies of till' democ
Taking the same lil.i rty with
racy, who cannot understand that
” to spenk for the business
< veland’s policy signifies demoe-
rntie unity, not dissensio 1.—Eu men of this country, 1 will say they
arc not blind, and seeing Till-. H kh -
gene City Guard.
alii is it larger, more newsy, and
letter printed paper, and withal
(One .1. C. Johns has'been doing
deci nt ami respectable in its tone,
the swindling racket in and alout
which the "iti nn” is not, th: v
therefore correctly coi-r-lude that
'himself as an agent of the Bancroft
it has the larges' circulation and
History Company,ofS.m Francisco,
patronize it accordingly without any
and luisUaken in quite a good many.
Bi sink , s M ax .
He would sill the book for some
Burns. Jan. 15, 18X8,
cash down, and the bidance when
th' book was delivereil, which he
As for the above: Every effort
failed to »Io. The company has g.-,
on the ovo of a political campaign is
wi'.nl of the swindler anil propose to
made by republicans to weaken the
pui him. if possible, behind the ba.'.
intlucmcof the democratic newspa-
<lS'r, by impugning its motives, mis
construing its contents, falsifying
<>r»*K<»n In Conaii-ss.
its position, and the whole set en-
Committee on claims, cornpe-ed 1 gaged in victimizing "Tradir”were
of.8 mend era, has Mr. Hermann.
' tindoublcdly under management ef
Committee on Conrt defence!», 7 i tlie nllcgo;! pidilisaer of n paper
that lett ro stone unturned to in-
members, Mr. Dolph, chairman.
Committee on commerce, with 13 J"r,‘ 1 our business last full, Thiii
time by adroitly setting up ‘ ' •Trail,
menil i is, Mr. Dolph one of them.
’s” infuriated “artieklu” to
Committee on post olllei s ai d post
his need, be causes him to tell not
rends, 9 members. Mr, Nlit. li; ll.
less than three direct, and t wo in-
Cemmittee on publlo lands, <)
direct t.dsi ’ltxids, m t to use thc
mind i rs. with Mr. Dolph as one.
Committee on railroa»!*, 10 mem
I ers, counts Mr. Mitchell one.
En. H k ' iai . d : Will you kindly
routes to sen const, 9 mend ers, Mr.
give place to (he following:
In view of (lie fact that there
s.'1'imi to h- a false impression re
T iik total nunibcr of sliccp in
garding my supposed connection
(brant coiinty is V-'IÌJÌ'JS. tliey nrv
with the Harney Valley Items, I
valiti d ut ♦3311,9:11. The total No.
desire to say that I have no inter
of »’little is lì'.GG.'i, valile»! i.t tl.OL’i
est whatever in the aforcpaid paper:
(138. T»ital No. of hors»-«, 2t'3.<s.>3.
have nothing tn say ns to what may
viilucd nt ♦(Ì39.74 I.
or may not appear in its columns;
neither »lo I write for it nt all, ex
Wi: must frankly acknowledge cept, perhaps, ocepsionally a short
t > ('tir readers that we. having I nt item regaiding the land muddle in
recently come to Harney valley, are llarmy Valley.
W. W iieks .
rot ,»'ste<! on thisNexcd land ques
Burns. ()., Jan 17. V'C'S
tion. Therefore we offer the col
uiiuiii < f T iik H krw . d to those who
;.rc I » tti r :■ form» d. o.i l>,th . les, ’*
tor the full ili-’»-u'-;»'n .fill»’ m itt» r. '
•151 (prill','pal and interest) due
this state from the government, so
sharply that an appropriation will ;
probably be made for its payment '
»luring the present He-ssion of emi
gre bp .
Orlfflnril Netes Cent* Ibuteil
mid Other Friends of the Live
ly Young Tuwy.
SETTLEMENT < F HAliNEY VALLEY.
J.I ;.\l. ADVERTISEMENTS.
and those engaged in it prospered:
NEW TO DAY.
the expense of carrying on such a
business being light ami the mar pl NA I. PROOF.
VxiTi::» b'TATE.4 I AND OFFICE.)
ket generally good. Il 1879-80
I.tikeview, Oregon, <
.'.intuiry 10(h, lKsx.'
the smaller stockmen commenced
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the f lh'W
selling out to the larger firms, ano iu-i:.i.uf(i teller I us Hied noliee of b.i In’.en-
H.itt to : i.;ke final pr.h.f In FUpp.'rt of h!r ckilm,
all the cattle rame into the hands mi’l .’.Kit Mini proof will be niff).e l e/orelhe
IH -ii ir n .1 Ret elver al Lakeview, Oregon, on
of a few men; and fmm thence dates .Mait h''.h, Pff*, viz:
the decadence of the pro.-qierity i.f
t> .< N r.-‘. f. r the S’a of NE’,, Lot« I and ?.
the country: money became scarce,
i 1 ¡>... R.: t> I . He nanitii the follow
itt«;’win.'11-> 1“ prove U.K (•.•ntliiiioin; reni-
and times hard, and up to the pres ilcute iip.-ii, uiid cultivation of, K.ti I land, viz:
R. B. Fl- .on J.d.ii Poller, I.. t ha.nl erlnin.
ent the same condition exists.
' mid Fr:i Winter;;, all of Grant county, ore-
'.) ' !• o. ttildritt: Fort MePerinitt. Nevada.
A. F. 'SELLING. l<e«!t< er.
Notwithstanding the crude condi ,lu;>. js-.i
E d . H erald : I essay in the lint-
ited space allotted for such pur-
[»».' in a newspaper, to give a brief
account of the first settlement and
succeeding development of Harney
Valley down to the time of the
coming of the
tion of society, an<l th" simplicity
of manners existing among the ear
Having resided in this valley for
ly settlers, there was no kick of en
many years, and being intimately
joyment and sociability. During
acquainted with almost all the pio
the winter season there was one co:'-
neers of the surrounding country, I ■
I tinual round of partit sat the homes
consider my opportunities of know
1 of the various ranchers; everybody
ing whereof I write, equal to those
attended; and every one was happy;
of any other perron in th: Valley
and now, since tinr s have changed,
Of course, not having at hand any
we often sigh for those good old
dates from which to gather facts,
A lmeda S texger .
and having to rely solely on mem
ory as my guide, I may be lead in
to stating something not strictly in
accordance with the facts, in some
The readers of T he H erald will
of the minor details, but taken as
be pleased to read the above inter
a whole, I can vouch for the accu
esting contribution to our historical
racy of what I state.
The first settlement of Harney notei, and we again invite cevry
dates from the years 1873 and 1874. one who has personal knowledge of
Prior to that time
the settlen "nt of Harney Valley to
had been established a few years, send it in.
BURNS A DYE RT ! S E M EN T8.
THE TOWN OF BURNS
Grant I'cunty, Oregon.
AS IT IS VOH I’D BY TIIE HEHALI).
r.v i . ookixg over its ('oi.r.Mxs wiij, sei : tiiat
1 IH*«t | iijK'r; 21i.itc*z: r.iloori: i unilertnkur; 1 meni murket: 2 Itovyet»; :i |>lm>l< Hit*; 1
rarveyer; 1 land tiueiit: I .'.riivn*<.ro; 1 jeueler; 1 blu: krittllh; 2 llvery zltibb tt: 2 inaierai iuer.
ehanòlae at.ir.T: I halli ll.nisv: 1 hardware atore; I harla-r t>liu|.; 1 r.iw-mlll: 1 ladhn iniraav: ■»
<ar|ieiderr: 1 readtuK r.ami. Aln.*, 1 odd V.lli.w. baimi; 1 seti.tot; 1 ehureh iiniaiiliuda,,.
fjy- Mail a e. |iy ol Tini llKli.ll.li tu Irlein’. in thè Eaal. A <1 vertice yulir tua n “«BX
ihsixess mex a litio ad
pi;: al rie mie .
Cs:T2i> Sr.iT:: L.isn orl i, k .)
I.,;k>-. a . )'"■ ..... ?
.1:11.1 .iri oh.
XoTK E IS HEREllY GIVEX llui! Un; I. Il.iw-
l’m i’n.m ! 1 ilh r 11:-.: tUeil ll.tlie et hil: iuleh
ila» t.» v
tinti! pr.t..I ih t"ir|..>rt ol hit. -Tulni.
ami tha’ r ih! pr.t. ! »vili Ite liiinh* la-foro J. T.
x.-l, < ' rik Grilli! < Ollbl’ . Orrgo:? .il l'un;oh
l'Ity, orvgon.oii Mari ¡1 :>th. !'■' ■• viti:
w im oti i in <. ti .in.
li. No. I . (or XE1 , . t Src. », T|t. S., 1!. :?2
E. Ilo i a u< a the iollowiutr witueir.eu to prove
hit colilili’.'out' r< r i.’i'iu e npon. unti mlllvtitloll
. I i,ii>! nllld, viz: Alte J. tur, M. A. Molile. Win.
II. t!r.,v. : , unti i*. W. Ilrnntlon, ull ot Ilari t:,
Jan. is —X
A. F. SNELLIX.l, Reglutoi
Toilet Articles, Glass, Putty, Eto
U. S. M.VILS.
Ha< Ju t Bern Received.
Arrive* Tuer.da.VB and Eridavp at G p nt.
Leaven Mcndayx and ThurHthnr at LbOa m.
1 Bi'RNS—, a WON CITY:
Arrives Tuts hue and I'r.’ lays at 4 p m.
Leave;; Wcdais kp.f and S.u.urdnyi; at 1 a in.
burn h —r r. t n h ville :
Arr’vtr. Thurada.' r at ti a nt.
! c.ivtt Thu;u ’.a; r a. G a in.
uv rn : g i;T in i)w ell :
Arrives Wedneada.' r b » 9 p in.
l.eavcB Thui6dB”ô ai G u nt.
J. 1ARKER, I*, t '.nir.f.!er.
and was garrisoned by three com
panies < f U. 8. troops. At that
t ,;t XI V CCl'llT NI TI S.
LAKEVIEW ADV1-: IITIS E M E :. T.
time many men lived in and around
The following is a summary of 1
F. A. COGSWELL.
the Fort, entirely dependent upon ■ the business transacted by the ( HAS.
the existence of the Post for a livli- County Court of Grant county li
hood, and therefore cannot be the January term:
class' d as genubre settlers. But 1;,
Two new voting precincts were
the years above mentioned cecr.rred
LAKEVIEW AND LINEVILLE, Or.
the advent of those stockmen who established. One in Bear valley,
came to take advantage of the lux asked for by Jas. Brady and others,
uriant grasses with which this re with the voting place at Blanton’s.
gion was covered, and to whom 'The other, called the ‘'Hamilton
precinct,” was establlished with the'
rightly belongs the title of
following lj;n.,daries: Beginning i;t A. C. BRODERSEN,... Lakeview.
Any bu-inoNs entrusted to me will receive
the NW corner of Tp. No. 9, SR 28, mo t careful and prompt attention. Land
Among the first of there were the E of W. M., ar.il running E. 10 mutters and Collection a specialty. Corres
pondence solicited in English and' German.
Smyth family, now living in Hap
milt s; then S to the sum.nit of Fox
py Valley, the head of which, to
Valley mountain; then SW to a
gether with hi : eldest son, met with point due N of the falls on Fox
M. A. KELTON.
all' ll an untimely and tragic death creek; then 8 to the summit of the
at the hands of the Indians in the mountain 1 etween Fox creek and
Prat-Jtin the ( t.u. ■ ; d' the state, and
bel'oie the lT.*S. Land Office.
war of 1878; John S. Miller, Stilley
John Day river; then ill a NW di
Riddle, Jos» ph Gooksay, the Van;.-
rection along the summit to a point
tor family, John Chapman, and due W of the N line of H. J. Gil
Thomas Prather arrived al ont the more’s faria; from thence it runs E
same time; Frank McLeod, Jami - along this lino to the range line be
R. STARK,-------- L akeview .]
Sheppard, and the Cuirys n little tween Tp. 27 and 28 E of W. M.;
later. In 187-1 came P. F. Stenger, then N on said line to the starting
Has the largest lot of goods in this line
and Thus. Whiting, who can claim point.
ever brought to this suciion (ll' country and
at L owf . i : P rk ik than ottered here. 1
'.he distinction of being the
When in L:’.<:vvif\v cull an<| see.
quor in Canyon City, granted to G.
now living in the Valley, with the D. Rickard ’
single exception of M. Fitzgerald,
P. II. MURPHY.
The following road districts were
who ante-dates them a year.
¡VIEW - - - - OREGON.
Up to this time the only mail fa-, established, viz: No. 24, between I
Dog creek and Indian creek; No.
eilitit .■ in this section was the week
25, on the Malheur river: No. 20,
Always on band and Good Attenlioi.
ly military mail from Canyon City
, on the Middle Fork of the John given all orders made for teams and veh
to Camp Harney, carried on horse
Day river. The proposed county
back by Frank MePenn. But in
road commencing at Susanville, Wa tehma ker & J e vveler
1871 a route was established from
,1 and running to the Long Creek and
J. W. BONEBRAKE.
Canyon City via. Camp Harney to
Susanville road, and on to the Ba
Camp McDermitt, Nev., and was |
ker and Canyon City road near
Gou l Work—Rea-ornilJc Price.5». 1-1 y
carried by the ledoulitablc "Doc.”
Newton’s ranche, was declared a
BU RNS ADVERTISEMENTS,
Anderson. T1 is route was only
weekly until 1879 when it was in
J. NAT HVD.MON,
A. C. Dore, sherifi'of Grant coun >V. A. WILSHIRE,
creased to a tri-weekly, auj in the
Í .aReview, Or.
following year to a daily; but in ty, before entering on iiis work of
WILSHIRE & HUDSON.
1881, it was entirely discontinued, collecting taxes for 1887 and 1888,
owing to the "Star Route fraud in was required to give an additional
vestigation” itifclo :;;xs. For many Ixrnd of il0,000, as required by law.
The court house was ordered in
years the only trading place was the
LAKEVIEW AX'!) IH KN.:, OIL
post trader stoke at Camp Har sured against loss by fire, to the
ney; ami the stoekmcn generally amount of $l(),(Hsi, for three years.
firm praclice in the (’« urtsof the
made an annual trip to Canyon City A warrant was ordered drawn for This . and
before the I'. S. Lniitl Office.
¡?-i'b'.10, to pay the premium on the Any business in the Land Office entrusted
for tlieir Hour and vegetables.
to them will obtain prompt attention.
Aftei the close of the Bannock insurance.
/.T^Land Case* Holivltetl.
DORE - - -- -- -- -
Keeps Constantly on Hand a Large Stoek of
P roprîetors .
Attorney, Notary Public
And all kinds of Surface Lun.her thoroughly seasoned for building purposes und at
¡raving been mbie.l they ale einible.l to Illi all cr iers a - soon as received.
N. 11.—Good Hoad ajl'tlie way.
ROBINSON A DODSON
Full Supply of
THE BEST WINES & LIOUORS
Beer, Bitters and the Best Cigars in the Market
Drinks scientifically mixed in style ami (p’.antity to suit.
A First-Class Billiard Table
Livery 1 recd Stable
ALWAYS ON IlANl<-O>
MES? OA HADISS.
Has just received a Large and Complete Line
Of General Merchandise including Christinas
And Holiday Goods and now Offers them to the
Public at the most Reasonable Rates. Come One
And All. Come examine this line, large Stock of Goods!
goods to sell
Cheap at a Cash RATE.
HARDWARE TINWARE. WAGON MATERIAL
• The following road supervieoi.'
No. 1, T. J.
Smith; No. 2, Cal. Johns m; No. 3,
Ceo. i'olina; No. I, John Wil.-m;
(THE VH EX LX)
No. 5. Waliner Careon; No.
.‘.gent for Shiver
Walker, Wholesde Dealers in
Greenwell; No. 9, L. W. llamiltmi:
No. 11, J. A. 1’owell; No. 12. D. C b- the Largest in the World, having
McCarty . No. II, Joel Sturtevant:
in actual cultivation not less
No. 15, \Vm. Harvey; No. 17, Joseph
M ador; No. 18, W. O. Gentry; No.
than the following number
WAGONS, BUGGIES & CARRIAGES.
19. Wm. Luce; No. 20, J. M. Ar-
e’ y. No. 21, F. G. Blume; No. 2”.
*7 ” ■*»
I'.ia.-eT !;; No. 24, Ale::. Me-
A* i ? t for F ireman s F und I nsurance C ompany . -m
In th.' spring following the r. : i-
- . ■*
due of the Jonas stock was purchas 1 ¡'inn; No l >. J. P. G
ed by Wm. Curry, ami moved to 2-.. J. Hu;': : No.-7, J. W:-kiz. r.
i • V»
his place at Fgau. Thus it will l-e
Judges a:id i lerks of tin- June
seen that the first ' tore in Harney election wi :p|n>;T,bd r.s f.-'.'.-.vs:
\':illev was built where row stands
Burns p- ii-.t: < 'elks. W. C
the town of Buri: . ami not at Egan, Byrd, nnd M. N. Fegtly; Jmlges.
Mus. LOUIS RACINE
P hoi * ki »: tiie »9.
as w ns errom ; usly stated in install Geo. Hi,.;- .. Thus. Ilaskeil. n:.d
------ Main st., Burns, Or.------
ment No. 1 of this seiies Ilf ll ' .il
war in 1878, aman named Jonas
bought a let of merchandise and put
up a small store on the spot where
now stands the City hotel, Burns,
and Fitzgerald Bros, from Lake
view, brought a couple of barrels of
whisky, which was kept in the same
building, and which quickly dtsnp-
p' rtled. owing to the n vt r»» drouth
which nt that ttino prevailed in
Harney Valley—among th ■ vaque-
F1HST JI STIVE <‘F VHP PKV.'K
in Hurney Valley, was Daniel
Wheeler, who resided nt Sage-Hen,
ami he was succeeded in that ca
pacity by P. M. Carry, now . nu tv V,
. Y. I
surveyor of laike county. \\ . W. i,
Johnson was the first imstm-. ter
appointed nt Camp Harney on th
ahandomm nt of the military post
in 1879. Up to that time the Post
Trader always filled that position.
During all these years ‘lie < l i. f
industry follow»-»! by the n q>b >1
this \ allev. was
— H —
' 1 j
!t«rlng ' .e -
A New and 1.1 ^ -iitlv Furni-hed House for the Accommodation
pf the Public.
- E. -5»
A Limited NuniLcrvf Guot- can sci ure the inost <*< ji [n fort a hie Lodging Rooms
in the Town, at this H«»us<^
. and J. X.
Howv. D. M
i to the an
— H —
The Table» ab-vayj itnppZkJ « : h n-: the Ea'a’.hr iHainable and serve«! in Beat Htyle.
I-.I h . s :.--» i !¡:; is
iw (•• uatue. ILiir (
a rt’ukrht-ont. live.»«-
id • n«ht io t«r in ihr ha >
rep up w ilh Drm« rnun i
•nr * «.uni » i«afw r. « *mf pj
• i uv c.btr-1 ''p^-fpape. »-n *»nr rx’-hantv Mat.
err Ih-miw mi in Grani <» niity. uh«» alcwina !«•
wrd es .-IR I «M «y
«. \\ hm v«»ur mip < rll «• for
.1 «ha »'■ hr W«»rM.. N- '• W ? filmatoti St..