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BURNS, GRANT COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1888.
Vol. 1 —No. 12.
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY
THE TOWN OF BURNS
D. L. GRACE,
Grunt County, Oregon.
P roprietor .
Six .Months ....................
Une Y**r (in advance)
HERALD CLUB LIST:
The Century, one year
Demorest Magazine, oue year.
Godey’s Lady’s Book
1 wk 2 wk 1 1UO 3 mo 6 ino
1 invi» Il .r>0 |2 50
3.00 4 UU
3.50 5 00
4 Ö0 « 00
00 9 IK)
12 DO 1C» (M)
20 00 30.00
LAKEVIEW AND BUBNS, OR.
1 newspaper; 2 hotels: 8 saloons: 1 undertaker; 1 meat market; 2 lawyers; 3 physicians: 1
surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 jeweler; 1 blacksmith; 2 livery stables: 2geuerul mer
chandise stores; 1 bath house; 1 hardware store; 1 barber shop; 1 saw-mill; 1 ladies nurse: 2
carpenters; 1 reading room. Also, 1 Odd Fellows lodge; 1 school; 1 church organization.
Mail a copy of T he H erald to friends in the East. Advertise your town. —
This firm prnrtlce in tlie CmirUoI tlx
State, xml before the I’. H.
Anv business in the Liiini (Hike < iitrusUsI
to litem will obtain prompt iiiwulioii.
flS-l.aiul fuses ».oliciieil.
T. V. B. EMBPbEE. ML D,
Office nt his resident e on li-r
' Hilvffi- Rivev,
:<t sidb »>:
DEMOCKATIU STATE <’<>NVKNTION.
A democratic ctate i ouvention for the state of
1 Oregon it. hereby caUed to meet at Pendleton,
| t’ma’illa county, on Tuesday, April
inns , for
I the put pare of nominating a candidate for mem-
Ixr of congress, a candidate for judge of the r.u-
“We mutt frankly acknowludae to our rcadem
I prenie court, six delegti'es to the utuional deni
that we, having but recently tome to Harney
o< ruth' c.»nvention, and eix alternates: to ratify
valley, are not ported on this vexed question.
I the various distrit t notnffintions, aud such oth
we n offer the coluniiiH of T he H erald
D emocrats , “Lt Rome howl,” Therefore
er i.Uf.iiuts tie muv properly come before the
to th» k >‘ whu ar * better Informed, on both Biden,
but lx* ready to do your part of i,.r u fun <i!L
’ ? ».ion of the matter.”
| Fuid convention will be composed of 155 dele-
1 I gut .s, apportioned to the vavk»us counties dui the work.
I I In response
__ to this we received
I lhc vote cast for (aiolidtite to cungrers at the
R ead the call of the chairman and published
’ . ’ ” four articles:
'__ __ 3 in
| i election of I Ati, being one dvkgutv ter each
county und one L,r every .00 aud fraction over of the county democratic central favor of the settlers, and 1 the stock-
I 100 votes s-» cast.
I In accordance with said apportionment, the committee.
men, bisfdc settlers’ petition in full.
respective counties v.
1 entitled * * to * the
’ * ful-
I he democrats of La Grande,! We now bring the subject to a close
1 lowing representation:
■ Baker ..........................5 Linn ..............
V | J Baker City, nnd I nion have per- as we learn the aettlera’petition to
. Benton ................
Clackenuis ................... 7 Marian.
.9 fected their local
organizations. Commissioner of the Land Office
....................... fi Morrow.
Columbia ................ 3 i 51 uhnomah.
17 anil arc getting ready for the cam to granj them time to have a hear
............................. .4 4 Polk
ing as to tin; agricultural eharacti r
Crook ............................ .4 -I Tillamook
........................... ; U mat ilia.
T he committee on public lands has reported of the lands in dispute, beiore final
.................... t Union .........
favoinbly the bill to adjust swamp land < hums
• •<! f...
.............. J. II. N eal
............. A (’. D ore
....... M. 1). C ameron
......... IL F. D odson
Stock Inspector ...........
J. C. LUCE.
District Judge ..............
District Attorney .......
L. B. I son
M. I). ( LIFFORD.
A New Stock of Fine Goods
Carpenter and Plumter,
A. F. S nelling
W. M. T o < ms » xd
Liverv and Feed Stable.
nu uns — vale :
Arrives Tues lavs and Fridays at G p m.
Leaves Mondays and Thursdays at 4-:<0a tn.
A CASH BUSINESS
Builder and Contractor.
HARNEY LODGE, NO. 77, I. O. O. F.
Meets at Odd Fellows Hall, every Saturday at
M. L. FENWICK, N. G.
C has . G unther , Reet’y.
G. McGOWAN, District Deputy G. M.
A METHODIST CIIURCII
Organization exists in Burns, and a com
modious house i-» in course of erection. The
building committee: Messrs. McGowan, Byrd
THE BURNS SCHOOL
Is a neat and large, white building, conve
niently arranged for accommodation of
lx uh sexes. Messrs. Harris, Savage a -»Skin
Carefully edited and conducted in the interest
of all is established in Burns, and circulates in
every part of ilarney Valley—T he E ast O re
gon H erald .
WAGONS, BUGGIES & CARRIAGES.
RCHAN DISE !
ie Quality anil Low’Xrices, Give us a call.
democratic paper in order to dis
tract attention from its work of
uniting all the party’« strength in
attending faithfully to the routine
work that every Voter in the county
CHA». A. COGSWEIX,
»". A. CIWSWK1.I.,
Later on in the
rsr- Good Accommodations nt Rcnsonaldc is concerned in.
campaign, near its close, their whole
Attorneys-at-Law. C. M. CALDWELL,
powers of misrepresentation lire
P roprietor .
turned against the candidates, who
like the pa|xT live over it, to laugh
COGSWELL A COGSWELL.
ON A ('ASH BASIS.
over the loss of so milch misdirected
I.AKEVIEW AND I.INKVI1.LE. Or.
F. .1. WELLS,-------- P roprietor . energy, and get there all the same.
Is prepared to furni-h all kinds of fresh The present furious onslaughts on
meats, sausage, etc. Leave your order.
Tut: H erald can’t conceal the old
Attorney, Notary Public &
A Full Supply of
“bloody shirt” behind the various
pretexts brought forward to dis
guise the realTiniinus of these blows
A. C. BRODERSEN,... Lakeview.
l>y political opponent« from the few
Any business entrusted to me will receive
most careful and prompt attention. Land
B i rks , O r . assisting democrats among them.
matters and Collection n specialty. Corren-
]»ondence solicited in English an<( German. BEER, BITTERS, AND THE BEST CIGARS TO BE FOUND
A. W. Waters nn<l 1!. T. rn ll r<-
IN THE LOWER MARKET.
tiirn<<l from their visit to th'1 capi
DRINKS SCIENTIFICALLY MIXED IN STYLESAND QUANTI
ta) on behalf of the settlcis, this
M. A. KELTON.
This Hotel lately refurnished, offers spe
TIES TO SUIT.
cial inducements in accommodation to the morning; we delay <>ttr i«>uo a
traveling public,u ho«? patronage is «oliciied conplo of hours to insert the re-
Practices in the courts of the state, and GIVE ME A CALL BEFORE SAMPLING ANYWHERE
ELSE r-STT.. hie furtdaiicd ui.h th» lA-at th? mar jx>rt <>f th<' su< < css of th. ir i.»is.- ion
before the lT. S. I-uind Office.
AS I CAN
published in tlie Oregonian, Feb. 8.
Livery & FeedStable
THE BEST WINES AND LKJUOBS,
fW. R. STARK,-------- L akeview .
GIVE YOU AS FINE LIQUORS AS YOU CAN BUY IN THE TOWN
A lways R eady and W illing to W ait on C ustomers .
Has the largest lot of goods in thi< line
•ver brought to this section of country and
*»id at L oweh F bici * than offered here,
ft’hen in luikeview call and see.
P. H. MURPHY.
HAY A GRAIN
CHAS. E. BOSWELL
C. TARKER. BURNS, AGENT.
Alwar« on hand and Good Attention
liven II orders made for team.«* ami veil-
J. W. BONEBRAKE.
Laves VALE on Mondays and Thursdays at 4:30. a. m.
Arrive« at BURNS on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 p. in.
Laves BURNS on Mondays and Thursdays at 4:0) a. ni.
Arrive« at VALE on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 p. ni
Work—Rea «on a Me Price«.
H a I. em . Feb. ?.—< apt. A W. Water» find l’.»t»f
T«m»ll. r«*tM«*ti*a of i t»rr •* «¡rant • •• . appu«r-d
baf«»r>* Gov. Punnayor thb m«»rnlng In twnalf«»/
*2to t< Rldcnt» <>f ID.rn«*t x alley, who f»>ruar»l«*d
n | h «« it I. i. oettlnff fc rth their v|.v r wf the * »dr.e
*«ray ii gardinv land* in that valley whl« ii
I.«« n de lurc»J i a nn.t» bv i •»».« urrenf rvpurtii of
Hwvrrv Citv. Orevf n.
ki !I<At ar d .'***!? Agent Rich
Will f racii* • H« ail the hta'.r Uouvta. I •tt GoT?ram**»t v»-nt mud
to il.tt latrrior depart-
i.f a< r» s. fuinpiising Hr
Ive «»r t lx
I’RACTK AL SURVEYOR.
and tl»*re frutltiiirn claim
• h aurptuiidcd «»r pre emp>r«l
i In many v cunallMl pt.M.f
IV Urged Ihrgor
4nr and all kit:«*o of sur»• *• it’d »lour <»n rh •rt
»•lay the i»r uance «»I rwamp land pah
maire, and ratiafactlon gnniai *' *’•1. !- ->r
io goverriln»•nt to tht r’fi’e. ■» ru < b a<-
hi di»p.r»u e »pittai »•• Her» «»f their
i throw th« ni ultima • It > a., iln. hand»
H on Jas. Virtue, <f Baker ('fty/
1 and T« uihii liter, egei
has l«en appointed U S. Ih-piitv-
IVt.nmcf i '..ifturi th«
Marahall for Baker, (¡rant, Union,
law eb r 1i ..«nmlrrl
Offir P Mriihintf»»n.
Wallowa, I’mntilla, and Malheur
■ to y»»u 1 r» <(itu-turd »
of patema i tn ihe r at e ».f Orrt
• r*’ eaamp I.
gn<i pta*«* auvrrntnen
ta 1 now
Tur name of Hon. T ('. Hyde, f«>r a ftn.r to 1 dplav
am in r« « ript «i
of Baker Citv, is being frequently affida« i<s fro'»»
aett’p '» In th«* 1
mentioned as a probable candi
HARNEY < ITY ADVERTISEMENT R
A. J. BROWN.
Livery 1 Feed Stable
decision was renoereu,
HAIR-CUTTING SHAVING, A1TD SHAMPOOING,
U. 8. MAILS.
Mrs, n/3. A. Fry,
Offers hi« professional services to the cit j
izens of Burns and vicinity. Office at resi !
dence south of Herald building.
Physician & Surgeon.
Dr. S. B. McPheeters
(.‘ummksloners . .
A Brief Summary.
In No. 8 of T he H erald we pub
lished the following invitation to
the citizens of Harney valley—
which meant any man or woman
ae<|uainted with the facts in the
• .vi i,, ■ r r th,- i >5 ,
..m,-.. ,»r wiwin.
We will give the following
.. , t . urn
, . »wu
re to me
the . f ■ mres
... i . to by
J> sephine...................... ; Yamhill.. ..
ai d i picviously
WIHlt WC n>i«i
and OUT mo,»
Klamath ........................ i
have learned about the question:
Tlfh’ bind hill decided linnn hv
In X<». !• we inserted the Governor’s letter to
The cotiHuittee respect fully n . <nnmec.ds tl.<it
lllhianu Dili (UC1UK1 upon in J (• Wook v, (settler), saying the NO acre mead-
the countv conventions for the election of dele- the sub-committee of the House
tract adjoining his 24d acres had been decld-
gates to tiiu r. ate convention, unless otherwise
ei| ‘swamp land.
ordered bv ihe L.< ul count) coin in ¡1 tee. be held | committee oil public kinds, provides
Air.», ail Open letter to the Governor by Mell
1 on Saturday, March ‘.’4, is^-.
B. G oldsmith ,
k ' (•LiKSiflod
•! < Fenwick
in which he is in formed:
i.inus I nt
, .. All
Chairman Democratic state Ceutral Committett. tint
of ( Grant
worth having is re-
irned as swamp land.
9 2. Illi
majority e of this so-returned swamp
Graduate of Iowa »State University, respect
T he H erald ¡ e not owue 1 nor con served; no timber land to be sold,
land water is to be dug for « to 10 ft below the
fully offers’ his professional services to the trolled bv any stockman, settlor, politic ian, or
citizens of Burns and surrounding country, anv other man, except the one wlmsc name ap but timber growing on it may he
8. Settlers have to incur the expense of Irri-
(’alls answered at all hours.
i disposed of to the highest bidder, ;ating a great part of these lands.
lisher, and proprietor.
Office at W. E. Grace’s Drugstore. 1-1v
I. I he rwii.np land claimants object to the
T he H erald belongs to no men, nor set of 1 after advertisement, in forty-acre
withdrawal of 10,000 inches of water from the
men, therefore, works for no mouopoly. corpor
ation, • liquv, or ring.
tracts, the timber to be removed river.Settlers have always testified to the dry-
Patrons may rest assured that an orderly, well-kept house will be
T he H erald is neutral in nothing—indeipen-
dent in ail things, and straight-out democratic within six years afterdate of sale; ness of the lands alluded to when called upon.
6. The decision of 2 commissioners is cou-
maintained, and no wrong-doing tolerated; and the quality of the
when party lints are drawn. 'Ami on all flit timber lands not to be appraised at
j trary to that of some 1000 citizens.
Sp.ccial attention given Ladies in Confine ouestior.s of the day will be found advoc ating
goods unsurpassed by any other respectable business in our line.
tlie right side us its editor is able to view it.
less than $10 per acre; mineral en In No. 10 M. Fitzgerald (a citizen and oldest
ment. Calls answered at all hours.
inhabitant of the Valley), as "Max Mueller”
T he H erald is an advo< a:e of law and order;
of “the greatest good to the greatest number;’’ tries may be made of the same lands I wri;es:
Have hail many years practice in Hos is anti seelional in matuu's pertaining i«> East
I 1 Congress under SwainD Land Act gave Or
pital as well ai extensive experience in Gen Oregon, Grant county, Ilarney Valiev, Burin..
egon al! “the swamp ana overflowed lands
It publishes tiie latest news far its readers ns does not impair the right of the pur within her boundaries.”
2 The utate sold “any Quantity of this land
soon as obtained; idlers i.s coluini s lathe op
prêt sud, the pn f perous. and every <»i her citizen chaser to the timber; that the desert i at |1 per acre.”
;; H is the fault of the general and state gov-
within i's terri ory, willing to take the refipon- land law be amended, requiring en
ernments and not of the purchasers of these
sibilily of his utterances.
P roprietor .
, lands, if the home sucker has been wronged.
A. L. CONNOR
I I The action of the state deserves censure for
E\ eh since our canvass for sub mode of contemplated irrigation slowness tn selecting lands, and for not being
particular us to the kinds of lands its ugents
scribers among the people of Har and source of water supply; that selected.
Any and nil kinds of surveying done on short
! 5 The swamp land buyer was injured by the
notice nnd re;, rumble terms.
Sei Hu is ney valley resulting, “it does us the homestead law be amended so 1 s ate. And the settlers were injured by Udng
wishing to be located, can have pin’s furnished I proud” to
say, in an issue of i that heads of families, citizens of kept oil lands that had no clulm to being class
free of charge.
1.300 to begin with, our list has. ‘•I legal age, and persons having filed ed <1 ns The
fact of an agent claiming any land for
(riven Personal Attention.
as swamp did not make it siieh.
steadily ami healthfully increased declarations of intentions to become the 7 state
The IItle to these hinds does nut pass to the
citizens, be allowed to enter a quar slate until t he agents of the government decides
W. A. RODIFER.
them swamp and overflowed lands.
vicious course of persecution, for ter section or less of public lands, s When the government and state agents
agree that there lands are swamp, the title of
the malicious attacks on a stranger
the swamp laud buyer is good, unless fraud
Orders for Painting. .-.Iso, will be skill
One door North of Drug Store.
going into business as we did free 1G0 acres of land, or who quits or can be proven, through the courts, against the
fully and promptly filled.
agent making the selection.
i from any taint of local prejudice,
9 Many years before any of these settlers had
foot in Harney valley, the land in question,
can be characterized by no other land to reside on public lands in set
being offered for sale by the state, had been
I term. The persecutors of T he the same state or territory shall ac- .filed upon and the 20 per cent, as by law re-
1 qnired, dep. sit cd with the state ofllciuls by the
W. C. IÍYKD - - - - Proprietor.
H erald asserted that the material quire any right under the home men now holding the lands us swamp.
of the oilice was purchased by the stead law; that all law.» relating to in No. II, the Settler’s Petition signed by 240
stockmen, monopolists Ac., and bounty land warrants, college or names
1 They are led to believe the findings of the
of general and state government are
threatened if we failed to publish other land scrip remain in force; agents
swamping agricultural lands.
a lift of our subscribers in our first that all pri’-emption or other laws 2 Settlers and citizens (240) petition the Gov-
for delav of action by Commissioner of
Is our motto.
issue, they would; we failed to ac in cotifiet with the provisions of this er.ior
Gi neral Land Office on report of said agents till
bill be repealed, but bona fide »vttlers are given opportunity to disprove the
I sw»vni> character of the land in question.
Ami Nice Siuldlc HitTs?» Fur i haven't type enough io print it, or elairns initiated before its passage 3 i nis so called swamp land Is meadow land,
[ the most valuable land in the valley.
Agent £nr Stayer <t Walker, Wholesale Dealers in
nished at Reasonable Charges and I they would have done it weeks ago, may be perfected.
4 This meadow land is subject to periodic
overflow, that arsis.s instead of interferes with
Particular Attention paid to the or they ilon’t believe their own as
in. Smith, !><].
5 Every tract of land decided upon as swamp
sertions—we herewith invite them
D ear S ir and F riend : I will Hu reiir.er. vast cattle pastures and expels settlers.
to give their rea h rs in Harney vat.
In the same issue, J. Nat. Hudson (an ubie
write you a few lines asking you to attorney
ami friend of the settler) writes over
ley the list of names of “stockmen
liis own name:
T. D. HARRIS-------- Bruxs, O r . and monopolists” they bragged of
1 Dispute between swamp land claimant and
Ilarney valley, as I am going to the settler is us to actual character of each piece of
having and declared they would 1
bunch gra s country next spring. land.
2 State did not acquire title to any piece of
furnish the public, if we did not;
1 want you to write just what you land not swamp nnd overflowed.
8 It is claimed ('. 8. agent has declared some
A gent Fon F ireman ' s F und I nsurance C ompany .
think < f Harney valley.
I have pieces awamp, that more than .»0 citizens can
.CCr- All orders for UNDERTAKING iis run against the claims of the been told by several parties that it testify to being dry agricultural lands.
•I Sett lets u ant to legally enter iuto contest
settler, instead of being published
with bwump claimants ami prove real character
is a tine <■< untry. Do you think it of
Shop one door north of Post Office. 1-l.v
< a< h piece claimed by them, before the Do-
for the benefit of its publisher (l<>
has a wheat, oats and bailey pro par, ment inakts final decision.
yield him a livling) and the whole
ducing soil? If you speak favorably .» Their demand should I m * heeded.
people, one and undivided, of
In the same issue a contribution by George
McGowan (a citizen nnd hardware merchant)
P. S. EARLY - - - Bi i ( ns , On. Eastern Oregon, including Grant of it, yoll will see me up there in iis
” states, in effect:
the spring as soon asl can cross the 1 “Trespasser,
Swamp land owners In this valley havo
------ < J E N E R A L R E P AIRIN G------ county, Ilarney valley, and Burns. mountains. How arc the winters “no
cdlor of a title” to these except such as
hold “Red-8” lands.
there? How near to timber can I 2 The s.de owner of these lands Is the United
D emocrats who bave labored for get government land? I can bring Stattfi.
l hc swamp land claimant did not pay “20
the cause long enough to know any several families with me. I can per :’> (1111
” for the lands, “ iis by law required.”
thing about parly work, know that bring a good blacksniitlf, too. 4 The swamp laiui claimant hits for years
illegally eolleidcd ii part and sometimes all of
Promptly executed. The building is being the most violent attacks are made What are the chances in the section the s ittlers’ hay._________________
enlarged and improved preparatory to turn by republican papers in the begin
bordering on Harney lake?
out all kinds of blacksmithing on short
notice and in best style. Term-*: Ca.-li. 1-ly ning of the campaign against the
E d . H kkai . d : I want «pace in
I do not want to go into ptock
Arrives Wednes lavs at fl p m.
Leaves Thurs la) s at 6 a m.
J. C. PARKER. Postmaster.
GEO. S. SIZEMORE - - B urns , O r .
prcH;vd up m me that there uiuy be errors in the
report of ’the »gents tibave rvferie«! to, not with
stamiitig t»iv hopes of a Hpvetiy adjusfnient, 1
would nek that no furlner aetiou be takeu by
your department in the matter at present. If a
lulu! office ib created in Eastern Oregon, the
par’ivK interested in question will be able to
contest the same before the register an<i receiver
v. ithotu much expense, aud the matter can thus
t>e settled light, upon indubitable testimony,
ami it ought not to Vc settled at all until it is
settled right. Very respectfully,
HYffVKSTElt PENNOY ER.
J. G. Welsh, M. D
N. R. M axf . y ,
J. T. M ari .
E. H all
I T. A. M c K innon ,
< T. 1!. M eador
BURNS—Pin N EVILLE :
Arrives Thursday s at G a in.
fjeAVC« Thursdajs at « a m.
BUSINESS MEN ABROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLUMNS WILL SEE TH AT
burns — can yon city :
Arrives Tues hits und Friday» at 4 p m.
Jx-aves Weiines iajs und Saturdays at 4 a m.
Criminal law a tqw ¡ally.
T he H erald 1 b kept regularlv on file for re
ference, in the Geo. 1‘. Rowell Newspaper Ad
vertising Bureau, 10 Spruce st., New \ork.
Register, U. H. Land Office,
AS IT IF VOICED BY THE HEKALdX
J. RAT HUDSON,
WILSHIRE & ÏIUDSON.
CHAS. G. FRYE,
A liberal reduction to all yearly ad.
vertisers. Call at office, or write Publisher,
Cuts charged extra, according to space,
and none but metal base admitted.
Additional charge of |2 per insertion to
secure choice positions in the paper.
As we stereotype our advertisements all
changes after first four publications, |1.
ggp- Advertising in Local Columns Ten
cents a line.
Marriage, birth, and death notices free.
Most liberal terms to religious and social
and educational bodies.
Job Work done neatly and promptly, at
reasonable prices, by ah experienced Job
The Patronage of the Public respectfully
W. A. WILSHIRE,
<«) r$ll 00 |15 00
IS 00 2M 00
15.00 24 OU 40 00
20 W 32 00 50 00
TH 00 4M 00 M 00
4M 00 Ml) GO 120 00
GO.00 110 00 140 00
BURNS ADV ERTI SEM ENTS.
$2.60 a Year.
fW“ lose connection at VALE with stage for ONTARIO.
date for congressional honors at the
hands of the democrat«. IL« name
in each instance is coupled with
praise for his standing a« an able
lawyer, a forcible speaker, and n
l-1y life-long democrat.
t *| h rep.«ri» w «rillíl havl
id law» «.f t heir littet
I tirlwrp »tat •••1 to th«*
•rec«»» fû- « m>t want
•at ha nut aw amp lar
tb* rlaHna and lata
ll.n la( ii1, 1 bereft,
raising uh a specialty, but would your column« to answer Home of the
like to farm—if it is a farming charge« Ix-ing made against the
country. 1 have plenty of means H erald . I know just how the
to improve land, and to start to H erald was started. I know that
farming in good shape. I am living W. E. Grace paid for every cent’»
on Yaquina Bay. where 1 have the worth of the material of that paper
out of his own pocket. The H er
lu st farm in the Bay country.
Now, my friend, I want you to ald was e«tabli«hed with the un
tell me the facts al.out that section derstanding that as »<x)ii as its ed
as near as you can. I want to leave itor was able, he would pay hack
here in the spring find go to a to his son the money loaned him.
prairie <<>m.tiy. Phase give this It was a fair, plain business arrange
letter to the editor of your county ment between them. 1). L. Grace
paper, and have him send me n was visiting his »on here in Burns;
sample < opy. Write «eon and oblige lie liked the place, and wanted to
settle here if he could get into some
W. ,1. R ti ::: i . e .
The above letter was unavoidably business that would give him und
crowded ent Inst week. We will be his family a living. His son loaned
pie. -I'd t > well ome Air. Steele and him the money to set up a newspa
his friends to Harney valley, and per. As the paper was to lie dem
W" l.eli' vc lx can not fmd in East ocratic, some 2tK) or more demo
ern Oregon a more desirable spot crats, and some public-spirited re
for a home. The editor of this pa publicans, subHcribed for the paper
is r has traveled extensively in the for one year. The money paid in
United States and Mexico, and is for yearly suhscriptions and for the
fairly familiar with the various advertisement« that we see in it, is
parts of this state, but has never just what the H erald is running
S' • i it place that pleased him bet i oh.
As soon as it was known that
ter than the Ilarney ceuntry. It is
a fine farming country. The «oil is the new paper was to lx- started, the
rich and m rv prixlui'tivc. Never Items opened up on it. There is
have we seen larger or liner liuvorcd just one reason for the Items’ acting
vegetabb s than RFP
are grown t. re. towards the H erald as it doc»—it
Grain is grown And W<‘ I h li( Ve the I is a buaine«« rival that it can not
hr rdier fruits rrnd lierriei would do eomjx-te with in any way that a
w< II, nnd tl nt wheat will one day newHpa|«'r should. Ho the only
I., a staple Thof»o who (daim to course the Items can think of is to
mi ve given tip loath r a fair h M, misrepri -ent every word that is
■te that they have no! found irri- said, and maid false statement«
tion ii necessity; that in the about it. For that the H erald is a
spring tl e light und frequent rains stoi kman’s or monopolists' pa|x>r,
nnd the melting snow.- sink deep I have reason to knew is false.
I am a man of fair play myself,
into the ground, whir h retains the
llloil stun- until late in the Hummer, and I like to see fair play-every
by which tii
the crapct are time. The H erald has not had
“ruaide.” Win iters are short. and fair play, ns that contemptible thing
not uxnally N'V •re. TI htc ate of starting a petition to break down
>f land still open i its business plainly show«.
thoi Lands of n<
L ee C aldwell .
to 8lettiemcnt. The < >r< gon Pacific
mil road will I* m * completed through J Burns. Or.. Feb. 13, 18MH.
The above came to us unsolicited,
tlie valley wit) bin t fie < ommg yt ar.
w!i< n th« II larney country will I and w thank Mr. Caldwell for the
effort in behalf of the paper.
flu Uriah like a i green Iwiv trvr.”