S * THE HERALD. 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 GARDEN VEGETABLES CHEAP HOMES. 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 el fllee. 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 ar rraSuela. 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. 1 •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 SMALL FRUITS, truth alone well told will advertise of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is irleod io the Kaat.l such as strawberries, currants, 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 have been able to gather the past aggerations afloat. We start off 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. plants are hrdy and good bearers. in the order brought in, and all our vations, and is an almost entirely Red clover, 42 inches high; very FRUIT TREES statements can be'verified .by the level plain, plentifully watered by fine. and ornamental shrubs were plant samples filed and labeled for refer the 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 i its 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 1 has ever known. As an Day river, flows a general southerly gon ; Bent. Embree of Harney valley ground under cultivation the past AGRICULTURAL 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 1 42 inches in length, heads well 20 potatoes, the “Peerless,” weight, Valley offers inducements rare Lakes Harney and Malheur. It is the I 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; in April. STOCK-RAISING miles long, and contains every kind 4 carrots, 4f lbs. Except the last Barley planted late, in April, on of fish, including the salmon trout, < country it cannot be surpassed, named, tops excluded. All are new ground, 12 inches high. its water, grass, and salubri and other varieties of game fish, since i 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 1 June 22: Barley, sowed last year, Silvies river sagebrush land, with sheep and hogs throughout the year “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 wild grass feeding, and when the Alfalfa, cut above the ground; tion and also empties into the lakes. ORGANIZATION IS POWER. winter is milde rthan common, stock fine, strong, in blossom, 27 inches These rivers and their numerous The president of the National tributaries have their water sheds looks better in early spring than in high. Association of Democratic Clubs re Eastern localities where they are 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 I 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 compare favorably with the best in valley. 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 have 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— Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in blos 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. devised 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 . thrive Also, a county-seat for M rs . L. H arkey : near Rums; Ju A Tiaaker Culture Pewter. WITHOUT IRRIGATION. HARNEY COUNTY ly 14; Basket of Garden Vegetables [E m 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, I, John H. Hickman, being duly every citizen of this section ; and the 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 invitation to come among us and 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 above article, and if any one thinks round. high; a small piece put in to test he has cause to believe any of the paid, addressed to the within TIMBER.—RAW-MILLS. 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, destrahlc? 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 I ■■ - .j.— - — .1 . I .... 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 Settlement. East. HARNEY VALLEY. MI8CELLAN EOUS IT IS AN AMERICAN CITI ZEN'S DUTY TO VOTE. Reader be at your post next Tuesday. A DVERTISEM ENTS. WINCHESTER Lovett’* Guide to Fruit Culture. Of all the publications of nurserymen there fa no other that can be compared with Lovett's Guide to Fruit Culture. 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