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HARNEY VAIJ j EY FAIR.
cent mountains are heavily tim-
S ims '} Ko’wvets, Silrcrcek, July
—.. ------ bered with fir, pine, juniper, rnoun-
30, wheat 40 incites, with full head«
As no fair is held in this valley of fine large grains.
THURSDAY, KOVRMBEtt s. ism . ! tain-mahogany, etc. Saw-mills are
! located in the pineries, and the lum , for the public exhibition of the
Barley 58 inches high.
| her, which is of the best quality, growth and excellence of its pro
M rs . S imon L ewis , July 30, 13
i sells much cheaper than in the ductions, T he H erald proposes to
open a column to all producers, large yellows beets, the largest one I
farmers and stockmen, in which to living 9 inches in length and 14
Home of ft« Natural Advantages-Wa
ter, Soil, CJimate, anil Protiuc-
| produced in the Harney country give a written description of all inches in circumference; the llavor
I are larga, finely flavored, abundant that is worthy of mention. Very excellent.
Acre» Open for
land easily raised. We will on ap- fine looking colts and calves of thiB
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
l plication give the addresses of sev- year’s production have passed and July 30, cucumbers of good size,
I eral gardeners here, who will an-' repassed through town, but none crisp and tender.
’’Thousand» of Families can Secure Val swer in detail all inquiries on tjiat' have reported for publication. Bring !
uable Homen in thin Great Val
M aupin B ros ., one mile north of
subject; the white, or Irish potato is | in your this year’s stock, give the
ley at a Merc Nominal Oust.
Aug. 2d, barley 44 inches,
Heal K*tate will In
grown with little cultivation, and is j age, weight, height and breed, to :
in 5 Year*.
head of grain; 18 acres in.
superior to that grown in Ohio, Ill- put as facts in this column. Bring |
M otiiershead .—Aug. 4,
A Railroad, County Seat, and Land*
sas, we personally know as regards vegetables, fruits, with names, time timothy 43 inches long, and appai
size, “ 'mealiness,
” and flavor.
. of planting, manner of cultivation, ently not nearly grown.
Visit the Herald Offlce tn See Semple«
STANDARD AND BEST.
small fruits ,
etc., and let us make this a lively
C has . Z iegler .—Poison creek,
such as strawberries, currants, column. Monstrosities we will Aug. 8, White Sheaf Australian
.The two Inrise •■ltliovs oITxs IIXR*Lt>eon-
Truthful statements wheat, 53 inches high, with heads
tilnlng the Harnev Valley advert!»,-ini-il being blackberries, gooseberries, grapes, class as such.
—xhauated. to meet the demand we repnbllsh In etc-, will, from what evidence we will be given each time, and the
..nr regular edition, »nd hope xAp-i-m h reader
averaging 5 inches in length, full
will murk the article and mull ltiu copy to a have been able to gather the past truth alone well told will advertise
friend in the East.)
of large grains; 6 screes in; he i 8000 more Words and nearly 2000 more Illus
trations than any other American Dictionary.
Harney Valley in Grant county, year, be a success, as the native this valley to the better class of im raising it for seed.
Among the supplementary features, original with
■Oregon, embraces an area of 2,400 plants are hardy and good bearers.' migrants, such ns Harney wants
’s Unabridged, and unequaled for
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug. Webster
than all the most plausibly told cx-
concise and trustworthy information, are
square miles, or 1,536,000 square
A Biographical Dictionary
•acres of land, bounded on every side and ornamental shrubs were plant- aggerations afloat. We start off
long, with large full heads; 14 acres Containing nearly 10,000 names of Noteworthy
by mountain ranges, and lofty ele
Persons, with their nationality, station, profes
in; not irrigated.
sion or occupation, date of birth and death,
vations, and is an almost entirely the settings last fall survived thfe ! ¡n the order brought in, nnd alt our
(if deceased), etc.,
level plain, plentifully watered by severest winter (1888), that Har- statements can be verified by the
of the World
ncy valley, in fact, that East Ore samples filed and labeled for refer
Of over 25,ooo Titles, locating nnd briefly describ
SILVIES AND BLITZEN RIVERS
ing the Countries, Cities. Towns, and Natural
Features of every part of the Glol»e, and
notes of which are filed.
T he H erald challenges any of Tho Explanatory and Pronouncing Vocabulary
and their tributaries. The former
of the names of
has its source in the spurs of the region it will bo readily seen that
M rs . I one W hiting .—Near Burns its exchanges to fairly beat the fol
Blue mountains, south of the John
June 20: Barley, six acres, sown on lowing:
nn<l Places, such as are often referred to in
Day river, flows a general southerly ly excelled. And as a
literature and conversation. The latter is not
ground under cultivation the past
found in any other Dictionary.
course, passing down the center of
13 years; stalks (exclusive of roots) brought into our office this week:
Harney valley, and empties into
42 inches in langth, beads well 20 potatoes, the “Peerless,” weight. Authority in the Gov’t Printing Office, and with
U. S. Supreme Court. It is recommended
Lakes Harney and Malheur, it is since its water, grass, and salubri-' filled, grain fine and large; planted 36 lbs, smooth and uniform in sizes tho
by the State Sup’ts of Schools of 36 States, and
College Pres’ts of (J. S. and Canada.
a rapidly flowing stream, about 80 ous climate takes horses, cattle, in April.
2 turnips, 17 lbs; 4 beets, 28j lbs; by It leading
is the only Dictionaiy that has been selected
in malting State Purchases for Schools, and
miles long, and contains every kind
Barley planted late, in April, on 4 carrots, 4 J lbs. Except the last nearly all the School Book» are based upon it.
of fish, including the salmon trout, (from January 1 to December 31),! new ground, 12 inches high.
named, tops excluded. All are An invaluable companion in every School and
at every Fireside. Specimen pages and testi
monials sent prepaid on application.
and other varieties cf game fish. without grain or any other than
true garden vegetables (no rutaba
MERRIAM & CO.,
M rs . A i . meda S tenger .—Burns, ga, nor mangel wurtzel), raised on Published by G. A C. Springfield,
Mass., U. S. A.
The Dundar-and-Blitzen river, or
winter is milderthan common, stock June 22: Barley, sowed last year, . Silvies river sagebrush land, with-
“Blitzcn,” as it is shortened by com looks better in early spring than in on cultivated ground; 36 inches
jout irrigation, and in a drouthy
mon usage, is about 50 miles in i
Eastern localities where they are high; stalk bulky, grain well filled, ' season.
length, flows in a northerly direc- j
grain-fed during the winter; and the
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
Association of Democratic Clubs re
within tho county, and the lakes
A. J. B rown .—Near Harney, June
ceived the following letter from the j
increase in population
having no outlet, serve to furnish
23: Alfalfa, in blossom, average
during the past two years has been
President of the United States, who .
subterranean irrigation to the whole
tand 38 inches high.
rapid, and is of that most desirable
is now the recognized head of the I
& Bum T od Oil Dressing
class in an agricultural region, viz:
D r . T. V. B. E mbree .—Near I Democrat Party by the democracy
Absolutely WATERPROOF, and
LAKES HARNEY AND MALHEUR
blacken, soften and keep
the small farmer whose industry Harney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak of the North, the South, the East, will
from Rotting, your Harness and
cover an area of more than 150 produces the best of grain, stock, Leaf variety; root 4 inches around; and the West:
Buggy Tops. Coes farther and
less work to apply than any oth
square miles, and are connected by gnd living. The houses and barns ' leaves green and brown variegated;
“The papers which you kindly er Dressing. GUARANTEED to I
all that Ts claimed for Itwhen
a channel about 20 yards wide and arc generally frame; corrals and stalks white, crisp and tender; sent for my perusal touching the used
as directed. Bowaro of im
and sco that our trade
200 yards long. They receive the other enclosures, are rail and wire measured 20 inches straight across scope, method, and purposes of the
murk Is on the can. Ask your
waters of both Sil vies and Blitzcn fencing; abundant water supplies the face of the head from tip to tip Association of Democratic Clubs, Harness maker for It, and If he
has not got it send us your name
rivers, but have no outlet nnd never from wells of living water, which is ’■ of outside leaves (exclusive of have strengthened my belief in the anrtwowll ship you a sample can
FREE, you to pay Expressags.
overflow. Being situated on a level reached at a uniform depth of six ground leaves.)
extreme importance of such organ
CANTON PAINT &. OIL CO.,
plain, and having low shores, these to fifteen feet.
Second head, same variety, 10 izations as have, been associated.
lakes have not such picturesque
The struggle upon which we
MAIL AND RAILROAD FACILITIES.
| inches across.
scenery as Crater Lake, to recom Harney valley has a tri-weekly
have entered is in behalf of the peo WATERPROOF BOOT ANS SHOE DRESS1N8.
Absolutely proof against snow
mend them to tourists, but their mail-service from the four points of! Tiros. H askell .—One mile of ple—the plain people of the land— water,
and will keep tho leather
Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in blos
ooft and pliable. Prevent Colds
value to farmers is inestimable.
the compass, there being a general
end Doctor's bills. Ask your Boot
Right here, however, permit us to distributing office at Burns. Ship som, 42 inches high.
We do not proceed upon the the ar.d Shoe dealer for It.
. CANTON PAINT & OIL CO.,
M rs . Titos. H askell .—June 26; ory that they are to be led by others
mention n natural attraction pos ping is done at present at Jlaker
sessed by lands adjacent to these City, Huntington, and Ontario. All Gooseberries on a single branch; who may or may not be in sympa
lakes that will draw hundreds of the family supplies, necessaries, and the large English variety; branch thy with their interests.
excursionists from tho East in the luxuries, common to Eastern towns, 8 inches long; 5 bearing twigs to
We have undertaken to teach th<
near future: Standing in the door arc abundantly furnished by the the branch, containing 151 very voters as free, independent citizens
ways of farm houses about sunrise, general merchandise stores at rea- large berries; weight of whole, onc- intelligent enough to see their right,
distant objects, towns, farms, moun sonable rates.
interested enough to insist on being
| '11V^ pound.
tain peaks, and bands of cattle and i
burns and harney
| Flowers: A boquet of cut flowers, treated justly, and patriotic enoug'
horses grazing on the ranges, nre ' arc the two principal towns of liar- from Sweet Williams grown from to desire their country’s welfare.
pictured on the atmosphere and i ncy valley, where, as will be seen last year's seedlings; 4 colors, ma-
Thus this campaign is,one of in
rise up from the ground like magic; by our advertising columns, about roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink formation and organization.
and those white representations are all lines of business are near equal and white variegated.
Every citizen should be regarded
so truly drawn that a member of a to the present demand—tcacbeTs,
A box of growing plants; June as a thoughtful, responsible v< ter
family living several miles away lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists, 22: 2 sets of earnation, ready to and he should be furnished wit
from home, can distinguish the per merchants, carpenters, surveyors, bloom; 2 thrifty ice plants; 6 petu- the means of examining the issues
sons of tho family as they walk blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers, nias, 1 in bloom; a very handsomely involved in the pending canvass for
about the yard: as brother from fa grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
made-up box, grown from the seed. himself.
ther, or mother from sister.
I am convinced that no agency is
Each of these two towns is tho| Aug. 11, garden beans, 7 inches
effective to this end as the clubs
THE soil. AND CLIMATE
center of the section of the valley ¡n ]ength; crisp and tender.
which have been formed in all parts
of Harney valley arc an exact coun Contiguous, and each has its local
M r 8' G rack .-( age bird; from a of the country, and making their
ANSWER TO INQUIRIES, $1.00
terpart of that of Umatilla comity value, that will serve in the future
to render ah ealthv degree of com- mixed canary and linnet pinger and influence felt in every neighbor SE20BT ON ENTRIES, COKTSST3,&e.,t3.00
Oregon, the best wheat growing petition between them.
'pure canary hen; hatched April hood. By a systematic effort they Procuring Land Patents, Filing Arguments,
county in the state. Very little has
and Conducting Contests, on Moderate
, The expectations of the nmbi- 22d; is a fine, thrifty, very ugly make the objects of the democratic
Terms. Send fro circular to
been done towards wheat-raising j tious advocates of the natural ad marked with green, brown, yellow
here, as yet, but those have been I vantages offered the people by Har- and white, but as a singer, do not
WASHINGTON, D O.
calm discussion of the democratic Erfry Settler
successful that tried it. Wheat ncy valley will be realized in less
«honld hare Copp’s Settler’» Guide,
only *26rents <postage sUaju).
position in this contest, nnd among 124 pages:
finds a ready home market at 5 than tw< lve months by the estab- believe it can be surpassed,
Mus. T. A. M c K innon .—Near
cents a pound—$3 per bushel, Oats
NEW LAND OFFICE
and barley grow equally well, nn^|in Harney valley, where there are ^urnB> June 2<: Foquet of Carna- daily come in contact, and by pre
bring 3 to 4 J cents 1^7 pound. Al- lands of the public domain as fine tions, raised from last year’s seed- venting a neglect of the duty of suf
frage on election day, these clubs
falfa and red clover grow luxuri- "•* those alrendy taken up by the i lings, Very large nnd very fine.
AH th« PA1T8RNS yun wish to n-e »liulr»ethe
will-become in my opinion the •ar for nothing (i
• f lr>;n
io v -i.tiu; by
antly; timothy and red-top thrive first-comers, sufficient to furnish
T. A. M c K innon .—Burns; June
thousands of families with homes.
most important instrumentality yet
finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat Also, a county-scat for
29; Barley 52 inches high.
devised for promoting the success
ural grass abundant, and is cut for I
July 30, wheat 43 inches; nnd
hay that sells nt $ 12 and *18 per1 which win‘bring tlie'administra- timothy with heads measuring from of the party. Your very truly,
ton in the winter,
G rover C leveland .
affairs pertaining to this 8 to 10 inches in length,
great valley within easy access of
every citizen of this section; and the ’
ly 14; Basket of Garden Vegetables
[See Notice of John H. Hicmau.]
Wi»h Twelve Order» for Cut Paper Pattern« «f
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
In winter the weather is cold I tit
your own aeleeGon an i of any aita.
State of Oregon, 1
pleasant, the usual effects of alti now in course of construction will
P ublications , one Y ear ,
tude being cheeked by the gentle - pass directly through Harney val
I, John H. Hickman, being duly
$3.50 (THRELFIFTYl .
chinook, or west wind. The enow ley, and after that what more is Radishes, good size, tender; Peets,
say that I posted in a con
fall is sufficient to preserve whea
Under these conditions it is not
and supply moisture that is not .necessary to say that the first to from a home garden, and ns such spicuous place on the within de
* THE B£S1
Of nil tho Magatine».
furnished by rains. In rummer procure homes will to the first to speaks well for what farmerscan scribed tract a true copy of the
XmT.MNiwfl S tories . P c »»*, nnnrimt LrraaaB?
there is a pleasant breeze constant reap the harvest of tho forehanded, do for the table in Harney valley. within notice for more than 30 days Ì ATTKACTrOKA. COJJBIVWC A k TIIHC. SCIBM-
Ttrxr, Axn MoCTurn'«.» matthrs .
Titos. S tjtiirns : near Burns; Ju prior to Nov. 10, 18S8; that is to JH/uafra/«/
ly blowing, which tends to keep for the fact is self-evident. The
trith Orsyiss«* Sttri
Oil Pifttsrrà RM
ly Id; Grass, ped-top, 31 in.,higM,
agreeable weather, no matter how
it rAe AfodrCW«?«*-
settle is particularly extended to
•iMe of Interim.
hot the sun's rays, and the nights ; the industrious of all classes of 150 spears to ingle root, or from
Ea. h Va-’W”'’ contain« n coupon order entit'.nc
’ »■» ‘•'lû rrlecuon of un pattern illnafrated
that I ]Kwted in the Drewsey Post i i : h.wJ.'.
one seed; 30 acres in.
cool enough to make covering de farmers and stock-raisers.
department in »hat number, and in
r* »lie* mai nfitc-nrrd, raasinr pattern»
sirable—in fact, one can sleep un I The attention of the citizens of
tho w. r of th«' raine cf over ihre« «tollar».
F. W R ittybri sch : near Saddle registered letter containing a certi • P irnr
ä HOIUHT« MONTHLY ia jnatly eniUcdtbc
der cover comfortably the year the Harney country is called to tho Buttes; July 20; Farley 41 inches
Ft Model Mairazirr. The Largest in Form the
in 0 real*?ion. and rhe beat TWO Doitei
.’ahiiy Maputu« i«-n«d. I'Wwill be »hr Twenty-
’ '’.th ymr cf ■» pu» iic-rtion, and H stand» rt th?
Pa-.ail.- Ferod rate. It contain» 7t
statements therein exaggerations, agricultural value of bottom of the named claimant, said Drewsey be Ye d of
qnwrto. Ssx’IM ’ne he*, eierantly Drintrd an J
’nil»- H ! i*t rat cd . Fubiiabed by W, Jt n>r
There is uo timber in the valley or that we are in error on any point slough on swamped land.
ing claimant’s last known postoffice Dam
except along the water course, made, he will confer a favor on ed-
by Sjaecbil Agreement Corn*
J ohn A dams . Near Burns; Ju
where there is a light growth of tor ami readers by correcting. Our
bi ned with the
birch and an unusually large, heavy columns are open to all alike.rich ly 24; Oats, 78 in. high. Wheat, 60 the 28th day of S ptember, 1888. j ’at Orpio? Eeraii at $3.50 Per Year
Joti.v H. H ickman . !
growth of willows. But the adja- and poor, old nnd young.
in., and barley, 40 in. io bight.
8INGLE SHOT RIFLES, RELOADING T00L8,
AMMUNITION OF ALL KIND8.
M AMII-ACTIRKI» BV
WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO.,
gexxd. fcx eO-pa.g-3 Hlnatrated. Catalogni».
MENTION THIS PAPER.
Remember that it is not too late to order now from this old
and well-established Nursery.
Your home is here. Set out an orchard this fall. Plant shade
shade trees about your premises.
The industrious men and women among you have proved your
soil and climate equal to the best.
D E R F U L
Small fruits do well here—see samples in this office. This is the
home of small fruits, and here also the market.
Don’t depend any longer on other sections for small fruit supplies.
None were brought to market this year—There’s money in being first.
Bloomington, Ill., Box 1216.