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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1888)
BÁRNKY VAtXKY FAIR.
Sisaq xowveis, Hilrcreek, July
30, wheat 40 inches, with full heads
As no fair is held in this valley of fine large grains.
for the public exhibition of the
Barley 58 inches high.
growth and excellence of its pro-1
Mas. S imon L ewis , July 30, 13
Auctions, T he H erald proposes to
open A column to all producers, a rge yellows beets, the largest one
farmers and stockmen, in which to being 9 inches in length and 14
give a written description of all inches in circumference; the flavor
that is worthy of mention. Very excellent.
fine looking colts and calves of this
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
year's production have passed and July 30, cucumbers of good size
produced in the Harney country rcpANsed through town, but none crisp and tender.
are large, finely flavored, abundant have reported for publication. Bring
M aupin B ros ., one mile north of
and easily raised. We will on ap in your this year’s stock, give the
Burns, Aug. 2d, barley 44 inches,
plication give the addresses of sev Rge, weight, height and breed, to
with fine head of grain; 18 acres in.
eral gardeners here, who will an put as facts in this column. Bring
S. J. M othershead .—Aug. 4
in specimens of hay, clover, roots,
A Railroad, Countf-Seat, and hand swer in detail all inquiries on that
subject; the white, or Irish potato is vegetables, fruits, with names, time timothy 43 inches long, and appar
^rown with little cultivation, and is of planting, manner of cultivation, ently not nearly grown.
Vial, »b. Maral«! Ofllr. «• »«a Sámele«
superior to that grown in Ohio, Ill etc., and let us make this a lively
C has . Z ieoler .—Poison creek,
inois, Missouri, Tennessee, or Kan column. Monstrosities we will Aug. 8, White Sheaf Australian
TO. twol.ri. etltiont otTm n«««Lt> ron-
we personally know as regards class as such. Truthful statements wheat, 53 inches high, with heads
lalaln» th. Haru.r Valter adrartlaamaat l>eh>» sas.
•lbasttad. to in..t th. demand we republteh in size, “mealiness,” and flavor.
will be given each time, and the averaging 5 inches in length, f.ill
uar rerular edition, «ud hope
*«, h t««der
will mark the artl.-le and mail hla copy to a
truth alone well told will advertise of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is
irleod io the Kaat.l
this valley to the better class of im raising it for seed.
Harney Valley in Grant county, 1
Oregon, embraces an area of 2,400 blackberries, gooseberries, grapes, migrants, such as Harney wants
A. H ills ,.of Poison Creek, Aug
square miles, or 1,536.000 square etc., will, from what evidence we than all the most plausibly told ex
11th, Chili Club wheat, 48 inches
acres of land, bounded on every side
long, with large full heads; 14 acres
by mountain ranges, and lofty ele year, be a success, as the native fairly, with the following names,
in; not irrigated.
vations, and is an almost entirely
Red clover, 42 inches high; very
statements can be'verified .by the
level plain, plentifully watered by
samples filed and labeled for refer
SILVIES AND DLITZEN RIVERS
I ed freely by farmers in the spring; ence, except in perishable articles,
and their tributaries. The former 1 the settings last fall survived the notes of which are filed.
T he H k H ald challenges any of
winter (1888), that Har
has its source in the spurs of the severest
exchanges to fairly beat the fol
M rs . I one W hiting .—Near Bums
valley, in fact,. that East Ore June 20: Barley, six acres, sown on lowing:
Blue mountains, south of the John ney
has ever known. As an
Day river, flows a general southerly gon
Bent. Embree of Harney valley
ground under cultivation the past
course, passing down the center of
13 years; stalks (exclusive of roots) brought into our office this week:
it will be readily seen that
Harney valley, and empties into region
42 inches in length, heads well 20 potatoes, the “Peerless,” weight,
Valley offers inducements rare
Lakes Harney and Malheur. It is the
filled, grain fine and large; planted 36 lbs, smooth and uniform in sizes
a rapidly flowing stream, about 80 ly
1 excelled. And as a
2 turnips, 17 lbs; 4 beets, 28jlbs;
miles long, and contains every kind
carrots, 4f lbs. Except the last
Barley planted late, in April, on
of fish, including the salmon trout, < country it cannot be surpassed,
tops excluded. All are
new ground, 12 inches high.
its water, grass, and salubri
and other varieties of game fish, since
true garden vegetables (no rutaba
M rs . A lmeda S tenger .—Bums, ga, nor mangel wurtzel), raised on
climate takes horses, cattle,
The Dunder-and-Blitzen river, or ous
June 22: Barley, sowed last year, Silvies river sagebrush land, with
“Blitzcn,” as it is shortened by com- 1
on cultivated ground; 36 inches out irrigation, and in a drouthv
mon usage, is about 50 miles in (from January 1 to December 31),
high; stalk bulky, grain well filled. season.
length, flows in a northerly direc without grain or any other than
Alfalfa, cut above the ground;
tion and also empties into the lakes.
ORGANIZATION IS POWER.
strong, in blossom, 27 inches
These rivers and their numerous
president of the National
tributaries have their water sheds looks better in early spring than in high.
Association of Democratic Clubs re
within the county, and the lakes
A. J. B rown .—Near Harney, June
during the winter; and the 23: Alfalfa, in blossom, average ceived the following letter from the
having no outlet, serve to furnish grain-fed
President of the United States, who
subterranean irrigation to the whole texture and flavor of the meats stand 38 inches high.
is now the recognized head of the
D r . T. V. B. E mbree — Near Democrat Party by the democracy
the market. The
LAKES HARNEY AND MALHEUR
Harney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak of the North, the South, the East,
INCREASE IN POPULATION
«over an area of mare than 150 during the past two years has been Leaf variety; root 4 inches around; and the West:
.square miles, and are connected by rapid, and is of that most desirable leaves green and brown variegated;
“The papers which you kindly I
a channel about 20 yards wide and class in an agricultural region, vii: stalks white, crisp and tender; sent for my perusal touching the
500 yards long. They receive the the small farmer whose industry measured 20 inches straight across scope, method, and purposes of the
waters of both Silvies and Blitzen produces the best of grain, stock, the face of the head from tip to tip Association of Democratic Clubs,
rivers, but have no outlet and never and living. The houses and barns of outside leaves (exclusive of have strengthened my belief in the
overflow. Being situated on a level are generally frame; corrals and ground leaves.)
extreme importance of such organ
plain, and having low shores, these ' other enclosures, are rail and wire
Second head, same variety, 10 izations as have been associated.
lakes have not such picturesque fencing; abundant water supplies inches across.
The struggle upon which we
scenery as Crater Lake, to recom from wells of living water, which is
entered is in behalf of the peo
T hob . H askell .—One mile •f
mend them to tourists, but their reached at a uniform depth of six
ple—the plain people of the land—
value to farmers is inestimable.
to fifteen feet.
and they must be reached.
som, 42 inches high.
Right here, however, permit us to
MAIL AND RAILROAD FACILITIES.
We do not proceed upon the the
M rs . T hos . H askell .—Juno 26; ory that they are to be led by others
mention a natural attraction pos
Harney valley has a tri-weekly
sessed by lands adjacent to these mail-service from the four points of Gooseberries on a single branch; who may or may not be in sympa
lakes that will draw hundreds of the compass, there being a general the large English variety; branch thy with their interests.
excursionists from the East in the distributing office at Burns. Ship 8 inches long; 5 bearing twigs to
We have undertaken to teach the
near future: Standing in the door ping is done at present at Baker the branch, containing 151 very* voters as free, independent citizens,
ways of farm houses about sunrise, City, Huntington, and Ontario. All large berries; weight of whole, one- intelligent enough to see their rights,
distant objects, towns, farms, moun the family supplies, necessaries, and half pound.
interested enough to insist on being
tain peaks, and bands of cattle and luxuries, common to Eastern towns,
Flowers: A boqnet of cut flowers, treated justly, and patriotic enough
horses grazing on the ranges, are are abundantly furnished by the from Sweet .Williams giown from to desire their country’s welfare.
pictured on the atmosphere and general merchandise stores at rea- last year's seedlings; 4 colors, ma
Thui this campaign is one of in
rise up from the ground like magic; sonable rates.
roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink formation and organization.
and these white representations are
and white variegated.
BURNS AND HARNEY
Every citizen should be regarded
so truly drawn that a member of a 1 are ths two principal towns of Har
A box of growing plants; June as a thoughtful, responsible voter,
family living several miles away ney valley, where, as will be seen 22: 2 sets of carnation, ready to and he should be furnished with
from home, can distinguish the per by our advertising columns, about bloom; 2 thrifty ice plants; 6 petu the means of examining the issues
sons of the family as they walk all lines of business are near equal nias, 1 in bloom; a very handsomely involved in the pending canvass for
about the yard: as brother from fa to the present demand—teachers, made-up box, grown from the seed. himself.
ther, or mother from sister.
I am convinced that no agency is
1 awyers, doctors, printers, druggists
Aug. 11, garden beans, 7 inches
THE BOIL AND CLIMATE
so effective to this end as the clubs
merchants, carpenters, surveyors, in length; crisp and tender.
which have been formed in all parts
of llarney valley are an exaet coun. blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers,
M rs . G race .—Cage bird; from a
of the country, and making their
terpart of that of Umatilla county, grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
mixed canary and linnet singer and
influence felt in every neighbor
Each of these two towns is the
• Oregon, the beet wheat-growing
pure canary hen; hatched April
eounty in the state. Very little has center of the section of the valley 22d; is a fine, thrifty, very ugly hood. By a systematic effort they
contiguous, and each has its local
been done towards wheat-raising value, that will serve in the future marked with green, brown, yellow make the objects of the democratic
here, as yet, but those have been to render ah ealthy degree of com and white, but as a singer, do not party understood by the fair and
calm discussion of the democratic
successful that tried it. Wheat petition between them.
believe it can be surpassed.
position in this contest, and among
finds a ready home market at 5
The expectations of the ambi
M rs . T. A. M c K innon .—Near those with whom their members
cents a pound—*3 per bushel, Oats tious advocates of the natural ad
and barley grow equally well, and vantages offered the people by Har Burns, June 27: Boquet of Carna daily come in contact, and by pre
ney valley will be realised in lees
bring 3 to 4^ cents per pound. Al- than twelve months by the estab tions, raised from last year’s seed venting a neglect of the duty of suf
lings. Very large and very fine.
frage on election day, these clubs
falfa and red clover grow luxuri lishment of a
antly ; timothy and red-top thrive
NEW LAND OFFICE
T. A. M c K innon .—Burns; June will become in my opinion the
most important instrumentality yet
finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat in Harney valley, where there are 29; Barley 52 inches high.
for promoting the success
ural grass abundant, and is cut for lands of the public domain as fine
July 30, wheat 43 inches; and
as those already taken up by the
hay that sells at 112 and 118 per first-comers, sufficient to furnish timothy with heads measuring from of the party. Your very truly,
ton in the winter. All cereal crops thousands of families with homes. 8 to 10 inches in length.
G rover C leveland .
Also, a county-seat for
M rs . L. H arkey : near Rums; Ju
A Tiaaker Culture Pewter.
ly 14; Basket of Garden Vegetables
No tic of John H. llicman.]
In winter the weather is cold but which will bring the administra
Potatoes, large, smooth, fine; let
State of Oregon. I
pleasant, the usual effects of alti- tion of affairs pertaining to this
tuce, and Mustard, young and crisp;
County of Grant.)
tude-being checked by the gentle great valley within easy access of
Radishes, good size, tender; Beets,
ehinook, or west wind. The snow
fair size, smooth, fine. Sample sworn, say that I posted in a con
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
fall is sufficient to preserve whea
from a home garden, and as such spicuous place on the within de
and supply moisture that is not now in course of construction will
pass directly through Harney val- speaks well for what farmerscan scribed tract a true copy of the
furnished by rains. In summer procure homes will be the first to
do for the table in Harney valley. within notice for more than 30 days
there is a pleasant breeze constant reap the harvest of the forehanded,
T hos . S tephens : near Burns; Ju prior to Nov. 10, 1888; that is to
ly blowing, which tends to keep for the fact is self-evident. The
say, I posted said copy thereon on
agreeable weather, no matter how
I ly 16; Grass, red-top, 31 in. hight,
settle is particularly extended to 150 spears to «ingle root, or from the 2?th day of Sept. 1888; and
hot the sun's rays, and the nights the industrious of all classes of
that 1 posted in the Drewsey Poet
one seed; 30 acres in.
cool enough to make covering de farmers and stock-raisers.
Office, in Grant county. Oregon, by
sirable—in fact, one can sleep un
The attention of the eitisens of
F. W. R itterbusch : near Saddle
registered letter containing a certi
der cover comfortably the year the Harney country is called to the Buttes; July 20; Barley 41 inches
fied copy of said Notice, post pre
high; a small piece put in to test
he has cause to believe any of the
paid, addressed to the within
statements therein exaggerations, agricultural value of bottom of the named claimant, said Drewsey be-
Thera is no timber in the valley or that we are in error on any point slough on swamped land
. ing claimant’s last known postoffice
lay, and after that what more is made, he will confer a favor on ed-
J ohn A dams . Near Barns; Ju- address; that I posted said letter,
tor and readers by correcting. Our
i. high, Wheat, 60 ths 28th day of September, 1888.
Under these conditions it Is not columns are open to all alike, rich.
necessary to say that the first to and poor, old and young.
40 in in bight 1
J oin H. H ickman . I
except along .the water courses
where there is a light growth of
■■ - .j.— - — .1
birch and an unusually large, heavy
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1M8.
growth of willows. But the adja
cent mountains are heavily tim
bered with fir, pine, juniper, moun
tain-mahogany, etc. Haw-mills are
Rome of lu Natural Ailranta*«*- Wa . located in the pineries, and the lum
ter, Soli. Clltnate. and Produc
ber, which is of the best quality,
tions— Thousand» of
Acre» Open for
sells much cheaper than in the
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