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BURNS, GRANT COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1888.
Vol. 1—Nö. 11.
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY
W. A. WILSU1BH,
Grant County, Oregon.
WILSHIR» A’ HUDSON.
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LAKEVIEW AND BURKS, OR.
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! been held, and its settlement anti
ot F.uxt Ore-
ore-1 , civilization bo long retarded. Such
(’«»rrcRibindeuee from Tvcry
1». I.. Git ACK
gon iaaoilcited—the best wav to make a live,, is exactly the condition of all lands
wide-awake newspaper. Everybody invited; I
DEMOCRATIC HTATK CONVENTION. and while the editor allows the widest latitude I here excepting that known as “Red
poFMible in the di«cu«aion of matters of general *
A democratic state convention for the state of Interest, he does not hold himself responsible i S ”
meet . at i. I Pendleton,
J “11 b head. 1
under thin * head.
I I »kulillu
In flat contradicton to his own
tnaiilla county, on Tenoday. April 3, iwm , for
t he purpose of noininatiiiK n eantfidate for mem- |
her of congress, a candidate for judge of the su- i
In response to our invitation to proposition, your correspondent pro-
preme court, six delegates to the national deni !
I nounces settlers on these land«
ocratic convention, and six alternates; to ratify an open
r - discussion of the lahd ques-
I “trespassers,” and “aggressors,” aL
,|i8lrl< l nominationr., and such oth , |j
er bcnntPK uh inav properly come before the *
selected an article from an Ex- ! though they were peaceably put in
convention will lx* composed
rti, the L«rievane<-i lH’B8eShi',n of their claims by the
to the various
on I chftnRe Atting IOH11 Itie grievanci i
nnilim.nte«] „wner ther.x.f
ihe vote, «u t„r enndidtie to eongrere nt the | of the settlers as endorsed by their!8, 1 JJ. unaiBpuuu owner tn< reot,
Tld.« firm practice in the Courts of tlie
.... eieeUon ot inntl. In,Ing one delegate lor ea< h
. , > ,, , the United States. 1 >088 this COI1-
State, and before the U. S. Laud Office. county and one for every 200 and fraction over Signatures; iuSO,
0 glVt letters
nno r •*
Anv business in the Land Office entrusted ioovohKs..(1.Kt.
W(.n.known citizens on the ' taln a sclntlUa of truth ? Î8 lt
to them will obtain prompt nttenlion.
'.hJ‘ I ,r‘in.1 "l 11 k!
J 1 “a complete reversal of facts”? He
reauecflvv counties will be entitled to the fol- subject—and right here WC pause i ,
lowintt ret.reMeut.uon, ...
(>f states that 20 per cent was paid
_ ' 1 “as
£X^-I.nn<l Cases SoIlid’tA.
. á Linn ................. ....... 9 1
. f> Malheur
........ a , local , matter . in the
was done by these claimants
4 1 day, “Max Muller” trot in print an ing
•‘as by law required.” To do any
I lb S I
. 51 unfriendly jwrsonnl mflusion against
thing “as by law required" would
GEO. S.' s UZEMORK - - Bi Kss,O r . Crook
Criminal law a «peciaîty.
. . s this week we permit “Trespasser,” indeed bean
. . unusual proceeding.for
.. ........................ ..
. . ..« 1
' . SitouM any ono
CHAS. E. BOSWELL ------- VALE, OREGON.
.. .5 Washington
. ..5i a settler, the same privelegc, but
they did thing«
J. C. PARKER, BVKNS, AGENT.
... .« hereafter we refuse any more of our I "as by law required,” let them read
Office nt his residence on the east side or Klamath
Sil vies River, ten miles below Burns, l-ly Lake
the report of the special committee
for such irrelevant matter:
The committee respectfully recommends thul The Petition of Harney Valley Settler« of last legislature, or examine the
Leaves VALE on Mondays and Thursdays at 4:30, a. m.
the countv conventions for the election o. dele
to the Governor <»f Oregon.
I record for themselves. Is it not no
gates to the state convention, unless otherwise
Arrives at BURNS on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 p. m.
ordered by the local county committee, be in* Id To III« Excellency, the Governor of Oregou:
torious that the whole business is
Offers bis professional services to the cit on Saturday, March 24, 1888.
W hereas , It appears to hr from the expres
Leaves BURNS on Mondays and Thursdays at 4:30 a. m.
B G oldsmith ,
sion« anti action« »>f the agent, John S. Devine, reeking with corruption and fraud?
izens of Burns anti vicinity. Office at resi
Chairman Democratic State Central Committee. of the California corporation claiming swamp Is it not a fact that some of the
dence south of Herald building.
lamls under the «tate, that the most valuable
Arrives at VALE on Tuesdays and Fridays at 0 p. in
T he H erald is not owned nor con- laml« in ihis valley have been claimed a«swamp leading claimants escaped the pen
led by any stockman, settler, politf. lan, or i In the report of the two examining commis itentiary only by legal technicality?
any oilier man, except the one whose name ap sioners, Col. Elliott and Mr. Richmond; that
g«F*Clo8e connection at VALE with stage for ONTARIO.
pears ut the head of the paper as its editor, jmb- «aid land« will be speedily approved and the se
Let us now see who Max Muel
lands handed over to this California 11 rm.
lisher, and proprietor.
T herefore , your petitioner«, citizens and ler’s “trespassers” and “aggressors”
T he H erald belongs to no men, nor set pf settler«
Graduate of Iowa State University, respect men, therefore, works for uo monopoly, ctMpor- I your Excellency to recommend to the Comniis- are.
I am afraid here is another
fully offers his professional services to the ation, clique, or ring.
sioner of the General Land Office the suspension
citizens of Burns and surrounding country.
T he H erald is neutral in nothing—indepen of any action on tlie report of these commi«- “reversal of the facts.”
Calls answered at all hours.
dentin all thing«, and straight-out democratic sioner« until the settler« have opportunity to Deady. in the Warner valley de
Office at W. E. Grace’s Drugstore, l-ly when party lints are drawn. And on all the prove the ehteheter of the land before some
cision, now widely known, decide*
I tiuestions of the day will be found advocating convenient tribunal.
the right side us its editor is able to view it.
Convinced that you have the material inter exactly similar cases.
CHAS. G. FRYE,
T he H erald is an ad rot ate off low and order;
in “adverse possession, has the onlv
of “the greatest good to the greatest number;" * consider well the following facts:
1st. The lands desired by the corporation, W.
is anti sectional in matters pertaining to East
Burt s. Oregon,
B. Todhunter et al, are Um »endow lands, sub- ( right to the enjoyment of the land?’
Oregon, Grant county, Harney Valley, Bums.
jeet, some seasons, to «hurt periodical overflow , It is clear, therefore, that it is the
Special attention given Ladies in Confine
are by far the most valuable lands in the I
soon as obtained; oilers its columns to the op and
ment. Calls answered at all hours.
swamp men Who are the “trespass
pressed, the prosperous, and every other citizen valley.
2d. This overflow In no w«v interfere« with |
<■nliit idii.it, but in thl« drv rilmste in n neces- ers” and “aggressors.”
Have had many years practice in Hos sibility of his utterances.
' «ity to tli< s’.iceet«fill growing of Drop«, whicj^ these men have unlawfully and
pital as well as extensive exjierience in Gen I
I «ettlers will duly prove.
‘‘M r . (« race : I do not wish to advertise until ' oil. Every tract i>ur«ed a« swamp expels an j fraudulently collected blackmail
our new spring «lock gets in. Some parties here actual bona fide settler and tax payer, und in-| to the tune of a part, and some
j creases the immense cattle pa«tures the benefit i
say yours is a monopolists' paper,” * •
| of which 1« received by corporations regidingln I times all, of the settlers hay, sup
The above excerpt from a letter Oakland«, Cal.
fellow citizen«, ('apt. A. W. Waters and I ported by no legal right whatever
written us under date of Jail. 31st, ! ! Mr. Our Robert
Terrell are hereby deputized to hand j
A. L. CONNOR
vou this petition. They are perfectly trusted thereto.
I by i . k and represent our view« nnd can give you
I dislike personalities, and tSiaJl
Grant county, shows that the ene Buch other information a« you may desire.
say but little in regard to the gen
Any nnd all kinds of surveying done on short mies of T he H erald enterprise, j Harney Valley, January 13, 18/W.
notice and reasonable terms.
wishing to be located, can have plats furnished who opened war upon it, with pen,
The above was presented the ed- tleman named by your correspon
Again, using his own
Patrons may rest assured that an orderly, well-kept house will be free of charge.
T. V. B. EMBREE. M. D.
J. G. Welsh, M.D
Physician ¿1 Surgeon.
Dr. S. B. McPheeters
Mrs. M. A. Fry,
A New Stock of Fine Goods.
tongue, and type two months before ditor of T he H erai . d for signature,
its first issue, and whose efforts to and we did not sign it for good r language, “I positively assert” there
complete reversal of facts” in
bu uns — vale :
Carpenter and Plumber, prevent its establishment at Burns, and sufficient reasons: No personal is his “a case.
There is no such swamp
Arrives Tueadays and Fridavs at fi p m.
W. A. RODIFER.
Louves Monda/« and Tliursdays at 4:80 a in.
tax-payer, or prop
number by a plain statement, are, I
erty owner, in this, or any other
BU R NS—CANYON CITY:
Orders for Painting, also, will l>e skill
Arrives Tuvsday« and Frldays at 4 p ni.
« in Oregon!
, . is a matter
Leave« Wedne«da\s and Saturday« at 4 a m.
had their heads bruised, still ac ald to the work of keeping dissen-; county
fully and promptly tilled.
nvRNs—ri: i nf . ville :
advertised abroad, and thereby ! swamp claims tint other property
P roprietor .
ArrivesThursdays at fi a m.
Liverv and Feed Stable. insinuation, direct lying,”), and aiv ' handicapping ourselfcs in the work for which the gentleman mentioned
Leaves ” luredays at 6 a m.
W. C. UY1U> - - -J - Froprivtop. other statement is in order, which of voicing the worth of Eastern Or- 18 agent, belong to _ • ingletary,
Arrives We ’nes'V* - * at 9 p m.
Unyus, A' Brooks, ot California,
we give in clear, unniistakeablc egon, generally, and Grant county
leaves Thuntifoys at fia m.
HAIR-CUTTING SHAVING, AND SHAMPOOING
gentlemen acquired their ti-
J. C. PARKER. Postmaster.
A CASH BUSINESS agraph. _____________
had in a peaceable way. . As a citi- l*e from an assignment, or trust
Given Personal Attention.
zen of Burns, however, we insisted - deed, made last year by W. B. T<xi-
D uring the recent blizzard in I upon Mr. llobt. Terrell (or any hunter, nlso of California. If these
Is our motto.
HARNEY LODGE, NO. 77, I. O. O. F.
Dakota Ty., over 15(1 persons were other equally trustworthy settler) 1 claimants are, any of them, resi
Good Buggy Teams,
Meets ut Odd Fellows Hall, every Saturday at
frozen to death.
M. L. FENWICK, N. G.
I presenting the petition, and gave a dents of Oregon, I would like to
Ami Nice Saddle Horses Fur
C has . G unther . Scct’v.
in what part of it.
S enator S herman ’ s nttnek on proportionate share toward defray know
G. McGOWAN, District Deputy (I. M.
One door North of Drugstore.
nished nt Reasonable Charges and
Mueller closes his letter with a
Particular Attention paid to the
furious attack upon some person
and not well made.—Chicago Tri and which we see is not accredited not named. If the one referred tu
Builder and Contractor. bune, (Rep).
small sum exceeded the amounts is at present u member of this
A METHODIST CHURCH
S enator Mitchell intends to in donated Ity 65 out of‘J5 names, so ! community, of course he will “rise
Organization exists in Burns, and a com
T. D. HARRIS
B urns , O h . sist, either by a separate bill or by ’twas not the size of our dime U**t to explain.” If not present to de-
modious house is in ( nurse of erection. The
an amendment to the river and har caused the omission.—[E d . H er i fend himself, the attack will meet
building committee: Messrs. McGowan, Byrd
with the comtempt it deserves, and
1 bor bill, that future work at the cas ald .
cades be done by contract. Sena
| the “whips and stings” will fall fiat.
The I.anti Question.
THE BURNS SCHOOL
tors Vest and Cockrell, of Mo., and
T respasser .
Is n neat and largo, white building, conve i
El>- IlERAl.p: The real dispute
others, heartily join in this.—Cath
Burns, Or., Feb. 4, 1888.
niently arranged for accommodation of
concerning the alleged xwnmp binds
both sexes. M. N. Fegtly, principle, Miss
Agent for Stiiver A Walker, Wholesale Dealers in
in Harney valley is in regard to the
All orders for UNDERTAKING
E d . H erald : On my way from
actual character of each piece of
Shop one door north of Post Office. l-ly ished in the blizzard that swept laml.
Where any particular piece Canyon City to Burns recently I
the eastern states lately. At some of land wax not swamp and over picked up the enclosed manuscript,
Carefully edited and conducted In the interest
off all la established ia Burns, and ciiculatrs in
points, the mercury is reported to flowed, within the meaning of the which hail evidently Ix-eri <lrop|x-d
every part of Barney Valley—T he E ast O re
have fallen to 68 degrees behiw act of Congress, such act conveyed by some one of the parties I met, as
gon herald .
EARLY - - - B urns , O r . zero.
to the state no title to that piece of it was but lightly covered with
WAGONS, BUGGIES & CARRIAGES.
T he national democratic com laml. Many settlers have lx-en al snow. You will notice that it is
mittee will meet on Feb. 22d, ’88, lowed to make entry of unimproved without signature, Ix-ing apparently
«'HAS. A. COGSWELL,
F. A. COGSWELL.
I^A gext for F ireman ’ s F i nd I nsi rance C ompany .
at the Willard hotel, in Washington swamp lands, under the homestead unfinished, so it would lx- useless to
City, to fix the date and place of and tindxT culture laws. It is inquire for its owner:
Hon. J. IL M. D ear S en : The plans I
holding the next national conven claimed that the U. H. agent has had
in view for securing to our party the
Promptly executed. The building is living
i reported as swamp some pieces of
from Grant are working mod
enforced nnd improved prepnnitory to turn
erately well. As he might have the casting
COGSWELL A- COGSWELL.
of a U. H. senator tosuc-
notice and in best style. Terina; (’ash. l-ly
respectable citizens anil residents
Creek Engle, Jan, 31, its editor, are ready to swear, each upon his
LAKEVIEW AND LINEVILLE, Or.
“Peter the Poet," was shot and own personal inspection, are dry, two-thirds dtnuoeratic, is to split that party.
Livery & FeedStable dangerously
As for ours, there is not enough of it left te
wounded, by one Toni agricultural lands.
Williams. So a rumor from Can
Attorney, Notary Public &
Now what do these settlers want? As the nomination for representative o«
yon City yextenlay stateil.
ticket is not considered worth having, I
Only the rigiit to nppear at the lo our
ran easily get it, hence, by waving John 8.
ns a kind of swamp land red flag nt
¡and offices, with their witnesses,
Good Accommodations at Reasonable
W e may as well admit that no cal
A. C. BRODERSEN,... Lakeview.
the settlers here. I can undoubtedly get
enough demo< ratie votes from among them
I’rcsideni, since Abraham Lincoln
Any business entrusted to me will receive
to sec ure my election, as all of our side will
Snost careful and prompt attention. Land
enjoys so thoroughly the confidence ing the real character of each piece
tlieir party ticket anyway.
nutters and Collection a specialty. (’orres-
iff course I claim that politics is a dead is
>omlence solicited in English and German.
sue hen*; that swamp land or no swamp
land. He has opinions: he is hon mil decision i»y the department.
To allow them this, is right; to land is tlw* only question with uh . To help
ON A CASH BASIS.
est; he has courage. The fxople refuse
me out, there is quite a reMMTtable minority
is wrong. It would lx- off
high morn! tone (you Know that is my
appreciate a man uf his character, unjust it,
M. A. KELTON.
strong suit), who nlwnys kirk ngninst the reg
nominee, because their party
ment should pass u)sin these lands, hasn't democratic
the «enae toaubmlt to minority rule, as
Is prepared to furnish
. _ ____
all kinds of F fre-h all his views of public policy.
to do. These kickers are my
Practices in the courts of the state, and
meats, sausage, etc. Leave
the re|x»rtx of xjx-cia) agents, especial friends, and
I have* taken < are to im
is an extroaely dangerous man to on
•fore the U. 8. I.am! Office.
prefs them with the i«k*a of my powerful Influ
C. M. CALDWELL,
meet at the ballot lx>x.—New York tunity of being b<ar<l, with their ence at Washington. «As they < an do us most
ni.od by fighting for i>s Inside their own party
Age, organ of the negroes.
ri<*s, I will see to it that they continue U* rlaiin
witnesses. No question of such im themselves
One thing has hurt us snm«. ’TIs this. Elli
T iik democratic stat«; central
otts rejsirt has « lit the magnitu«le of the swamp
land questl«»n down to a fight between some
committn« of Pennsylvania elected ex parte bearing.
fifty or I cm settlers <»n meadow Lan«is on one
CHAS. SAMPSON - - B vrns , O k . W. L. Scott,"a string Cleveland
The natural sense of justice, in- side
and the swamp claimants ott the other,
l hcrent in every honest mind, will I < an not work it ns well ns I could when a large
’. R. STARK,-------L akeview .
port of the valley wns swamped, hut all the
A Full Supply of
other settlers here aym path U m .* with those fifty
dall. The committee “cordially
that will deprive these settlers of anyhow
H: ls the largest lot of goods in this line
One other thing. When I saw the patron
it brought to this section of ermntry and
’ slowly but surely drifting away fr«»tn
land’* administration, declaring tlie right to I m - heard concerning the ag«
our little orgnn towards Its natural and letrltl
id at L ower P rices than offered here,
mate channels, of which patronage we have
ben in I^»keview call and see.
dal Inducement* in Mccommodatlibii to the
heretofore from our isolat4*«f position had an ex-
J. N at . II vdxon .
elusive control. 1 trie«! to trade It^R to the beet
traveling puMi«’,whose putronuge is solicited consistently endeavored to effect a
ndvnntAg«*, seeing we would h se It an) how,
but the trade fell through.
¡very 1 Feed Stable BEER, BITTERS, AND THE BEST CIGARS TO BE FOUND kKiffiryd».
Mfl^Tabl« furnished with the best the mar reduction of the idle xurphix in the
I have ««weeded admirably however In «e-
Reply to Mueller.
treasury and to lighten the burden
curing expanaea for a trip below, where I will
P. H. MURPHY.
E d . H erald : Permit me, through confer with our leading friends an<1 if a repre
of taxation borne by the maxx of
from our sxwtion can pnt l>ol^h. or
HARXEY CITY ADVERTISEMENTS,
OREGON. DRINKS SCIENTIFICALLY MIXED IN STYLES AND CUANTI
the people. The line of policy laid the columns of T iie H erald , to sentative
any other man you may name. In tlie I’, r sen
TIES TO SUIT.
down in the last annual message of correct a few of the misstatements count on him. I fee’ safe in saying you may
V. J. MILLEXl
the President for the revision and made by Max Mueller in his com
HAY <fr GRAIN
B y puhlixliing this, the owner
GIVE ME A CALL BEFORE SAMPLING ANYWHERE ELSE
reduction of the war tariff eapeciuiiy munication of last week.
will lx- enabled to find it. ^ours,
« on hand anti G<w»d Attention
AS I CAN
He xnvs, “The uteri’ fact of an
commend» itself to uh ax a sure
D emixrat .
I antera ntade for team?* and vel»-
Hamcy City, Oregon.
of the state claiming land ax
Burns. Or.. Feb. 6, 1888.
GIVE YOU AS FINE LIQUORS AS YOU CAN BUY IN THE TOWN
of producers a>«l of that genuine 'swamp' does not make it such.”
T he bill creating n n<-w land dis
tchmaker & Jeweler
and honest protection to labor xo Most trim. Further, according to
long pretended but never vouch Judge Deady, such a claim amounts trict in Oregon has been reported to
J. W. BONEBRAKE.
safed by the monopolistic legisla to nothing, and carries with it no the senate from the committee on
A. J. BROWN.
tion of th«- so-calle «I ' ~
Republican color of title. Such is the only title public lands, with the recommenda
Any and all kinds
surveying done on bort
Work —Beawmahte Frire*.
A lways R eady and W illing to W ait on C ustomer ».
jMrtfrc. and •’•tiafartj.m guaranteed 1- &■ I,
(?) under which this valley hw. tion that it pass —U orl<l, Portland.
maintained, and no wrong-doing tolerated; and the quality of the
goods unsurpassed by any other respectable business in our line, l-ly
IVew JBsvtli 33Eou.se
THE BEST WINES AND LIQUORS,