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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 31, 1889)
BURNS, GRANT COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1889.
$2.80 a Year.
east and runs very nearly Btruight ly 16; Grass, red-top, 31 in. bight,
to the water, a distance of j mile 150 spears to single root, or from
from its mouth. It will average 50 one seed; 30 acres in.
feet wide and 20 feet high and is
F. W. R itterbusuh : near Saddle
THE TOWN OF BURNS
very uniform in its structure, the Buttes; July 20; Barley 41 inches
GRANT CO. OREGON.
walls running up about & feet on high; a small piece put in to test
AS IT IS VOICED BY THE HRHAI.D.
either side, and then commence to agricultural value of bottom of the»
and P roprietor .
arch over, and certainly form the slough on swamped land.
BUSINESS MEN ABROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLUMNS WILL SEE THAT
finest arch in the whole family of J ohn A dams . Near Burns; Ju
caves that were ever discovered.
1 newspaper; 1 hotel: 1 brewery; 1 undertaker: 1 meat market: 2 lawyers: 8 physician*
blackberries, gooseberries, grapes,
1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 jeweler; 1 blacksmith; 1 livery stable: 2 general mer
Thousands of Families can Secure V r*i-
etc., will, from what evidence we scription, and rivals the great Mam S imon L ewis , Silver creek, July c ha nd it>e stores; 1 hardware «tore; 1 saw-mill; 1 carpenter; 1 Baddie & harness shop; 1 gro
uable Homes in this Great Val
Also, 1 Odd Fellows lodge; 1 reading room: 1 school; 1 church.
ley at a .Mere Nominal Cost.
have been able to gather the past moth cave in its smoothness of 30, wheat 40 inches, with full heads cery store.
Ileal Fstate will In
£^*Mail a copy of T he H erald to Advertise your town, in the East.
•A l’ER J.AWK
year, be a success, as the native character and uniformity. The of fine large grains.
in *» Years.
required to give notice by j
Barlev 58 inches high.
plants are hardy and good bearers. first 250 yards the bottom is as
paper does not answer the j
smooth as a floor, then are found
her dot a not take his paper
M rs . S imon L ewis , July 30, 13
dthe reasuu for its not being A ICailrontl, County-Scat, and I .a n.l-
and ornamental shrubs were plant piles of rubbish or debris that have urge yellows beets, the largest one
THE SECOND YEAR OF
t to do bo makes the poet-,
to the publisher for payment |
ed freely by farmers in the spring; accumulated by falling from the being 9 inches in length and 11
orders hja paper diacou-1
„ _ Hantplr.
, the settings
the ceiling above, 100 yards or so apart, inches in circumference; the flavor i
y all arrearages, or the Pub-
to send it until puyment is Visit the Herald
Har- the last one being something over excellent.
he whole amount whether it
fticeor not There can be, ITlie two large edition* ofTiot H ekai . o eon- | ucy valley, in fact, that East Ore- 100 yards from water.
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
uce the pay inent 18 made |
taiiilugtho Harner Valloy advertl»enient being <jOn has ever known.
There is no difficulty in reaching July 30, cucumbers of good size,
Who takes a paper from the egbauatetl, to inbet the demand we re|>nMI»h m : ®
the water, it rune back on eitlier crisp and tender.
directed to hi« name or au- our regular ediiion, and hope
euch reader ;
M aupin B ros ., one mile north of i
,o * region it will be readily Been that side in a trough from the nurui pool
r orders 1 i 1 b paper stopped
the Valley offers inducements rare- the distance of 100 feet, settling Burns, Aug. 2d, barley 44 inches,
Began on Thursday, November 29, 1888.
d the Publisher continues
Harney Valley in Grant county. ]y excelled. The farmers who have down on either side, leaving the with fine head of grain; 18 acres in.1
r is iMJuad to pay for it if
«> postoftice This proceeds Oregon, embraces an area of 2,400 s;)Wed grain this year will be able floor crowning.
1 8. J. M othershead .—Aug. 4,
Now is the Time to Subscribe
a man must pay for what he
square miles, or 1.536,000 square jo dispose of it at home, as a good
The water is remarkably clear; timothy 43 inches long, and appar
ve decided that refusing to acres of land, bounded on every side -
d periodicals from the post
hem uncalled for, without by mountain ranges, and lofty ele- iing ]3een erected at considerable at the depth of 4 feet, and it ap
C has . Z iegler .—Poison creek,
AND TO RENEW EXPIRING SUBSCRIPTIONS.
e, is prhna facia evidened of
various, and is an almost entirely expense in the Valley, near Burns, pears to have no outlet, as it is per Aug. 8, White Sheaf Australian
level plain, plentifully watered by fay N. Brown. A new merchant and fectly still and quiet; it is good wheat, 53 inches high, with heads
I) CLUB LIST:
1 grist mill is a guarantee that the drinking water.
averaging 5 inches in length, full
tury, one year ........
SILV1ES AND BI.ITZEN RIVERS
industrious farmer will be able to I This wonderful curiosity has to of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is
t Magazine, one year
and their tributaries. The former dispose of surplus grain. And as a be seen to be fully appreciated. It raising it for seed.
has its source # in the spurs of the .
is truly of basalt formation and is
stock - raising
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug.
Illustrated Newspaper 5.75 Blue mountains, south of the John country it cannot be surpassed, quartenary, the walls arc honey- Uth, Chili Club wheat, 48 inches
Popular Monthly ... 4.75 Dav river, flows a general southerly since its water, grass, and salubri-j I combed in many places; the wall on
long, with large fnll heads; 14 acres
or a Is*
.3.75 course, passing down the cen er of J oug climate takes horses, cattle, the south side sets on a horizontal in; not irrigated.
6 00 Harney valley, and empties into sheep and hogs throughout the year basement of eruptive rocks.
Red clover, 42 inches high; very Is the representative, at all times, of tho Interests of the Peoplo
> « •
At all time* advocating measures that look to the "greatest good to
3 00 Lakes Harney and Malheur. It isj (froln January 1 to December 31),:
the greatest number,” in accordance with the principles of Democracy
New York World
8.25 a rapidly flowing stream, about.80 without grain or any other than ! dently been used in time by the In
.Manifold Cyclopedia, 2.00 miles long, and contains every kind wj)(j grass feeding, and when the dians as a fortification; the en
oluuie after Vol. 1, 55 cents; of fish, including the salmon trout, winter is milderthan common, stock trance has been walled up with
AS A LOCAL NEWSPAPER,
and other varieties of game fish. ]ooks better jn Parlv spring than in stone, and there arc, also, two walls
1 the above work« can be ex
| The Dundcr-and-Blitzen river, or Kastern localities where thev are ' or breastworks on the inside, run
T he H erald acknowledges no superior in Eastern Oregon. It (wints
the Reading Room.
“Blitzen,” as it is shortened bv com- grain-fed during the winter; and the ning from each corner of the en
with pride to its well-tilled columns the past year, and to its evident
THE SAN FRANCISCO
i mon usage, is about 50 miles in j texture and flavor of the meats trance diagonally near the center
progressive influence upon the prosperity of the great Harney valley.
of periodicals are a..’¡cited length, flows in a northerly direc- conipare favorably with the best in some 50 feet long; this was for a
As in the past so in the future it will strive to make prominent note
k , a copy of their work for
nil—We file, and bind the tion and also empties into the lakes. | t|K> market. There is no room for second defense in case they were WEEKLY EXAMINER of every enterprise calculated to benefit the people; to record every
y half-volume, and pay for These rivers and their numerous < ]arg0 stock-raisers, as the territory driven back from the mouth.
advance made in showing up the resources of the Valley; to advocato
THE MONARCH WEEKLY.
tributaries have their water sheds I jg tu)iv taken up by three or four
Around and above the mouth of
Law and Order under all circumstances; to frown upon ull attempts
within the eounty, and the lakes (irn)8 that hold all available ranges, the cave there are considerable fine
to foment discord among the people in the interest of any individual,
Iwk 1 inc 3 ino 6 mo
having no outlet, serve to furnish 1)Ut the stock such as is commonly ehippings where the aborigines have
clique or faction; to give the news of the day impartially and as
¿Too | S 00 IM.üü
subterranean irrigation to the whole : raised by farmert, will do well. The sharpened their stone implements To Keep Posted on tlie News of the 1 fully as industrious effort and the aid of friends may enable us to
6 50 12 00 18 00
obtain it; to give all the Local and Personal gossip of our section,
which were made out of obsidian,
increase in population
8.00 15 00 24.00
Entire World Subscribe for the
10.00 20 00 32.00
suitable for publication, with all else of interest in this department;
lakes harney and M alheur
during the past two years has been ! or volcanic glass.
15 00 28.00 48.00
Ï8.00 48.00 8). 00
cover an area of more than 150 rapjj? an<l jg of that most desirable
I think that the water is in the
40.00 tiO.OO 110 00
squa'C miles, and are connected by c]agg ¡nun agricultural region, viz: ; end of the cave, but can not tell
IT WILL BE AN EPITOMIZED HISTORY OF THE VALLEY.
frtion to all yearly adver a channel about 20 yards wide and tlie glBall farmer whose industry without further exploring.
ts, or wlite to Publisher.
I was informed by two parties .
extra, according to space; 200 yards long. They receive the : pro(hlt.eg the best of grain, stock,
waters of lioth Silvies and Blitzen an(] living. The houses anti barns that fish have been caught in the
type all our advertisements rivers, but have no outlet and never i are generally frame; corrals and eave that were of blue color and
No weekly paper published in the Who know that in the rapid growth and wide proclamation of tho
t lour publications, $1 each.
; United ' States containing as
In local columns, 10c a line, overflow. Being situated on a level (,tber enclosures, are rail and wire : eyeless.
advantages of Harney Valley lies their own best road to prosperity
irth, and death announce- plain, and having low shores, these fencing; abundant water supplies
items solicited us news.
, lakes have not such picturesque froni wclig of Iiving Water, which is
good reading matter as
Should Subscribe for the Hera’d Themselves,
ffvrtd to religious, social,
A b no fair is held in this valley
scenery as Grater Lake, to recoin- reached at a uniform depth of six
for the public exhibition of the THÉ tfEEktY EXAMINER. '
I mend them to tourists, but their I to fifteen feet*.
AND SEND EXTRA COPIES TO EASTERN FRIENDS.
i value to farmers is inestimable.
j mail and railroad facilities .
growth and excellence of its pro The coming year promise* lu li« eronded 1
rally soliciting vour patrouage .
Right here, however, permit us to
Harnev valley has a tri-wecklv ductions, T he H erald opened a col with
[gep our readers poster
rhe WEEKJ.Y EXAMINER has established
HEtble firms to .it»1 witij,
....... , cor mention a natural attraction pos-j mail.gervice from the four points of umn to all producers, farmers and an Agricultural Department, in cliurge of a ■
* r ’.'Td«
ll’be saved, by referring to the ,
e Pariai C
agriculturalist who is the best writer '
J . scssed by lands adjacent to these the compass, there being a general stockmen, in which to give a writ practical
israis baaed upou
<>ur “ circula-
in the United Stat»s on agricultural subjects. ‘
This depnriment will contain sensible discus- •
The East Oregon Herald
____ nedleiual ads. at no price,
of leading topics of interest to vineyard- 1
ng e> js done at
at Baker worthy of mention. Monstrosities Bions
ists, orchardists and farmers generally.
•rtiaements nt I vrs than 10 cents per. excursionists from the East in . the , pi
a..«, uity, Huntington, and Ontario. All should be classed as such, and not Ths EXAMINER’S Commercial News is com
ng jn the
by experienced men who carefully guard Has successfully maintained itself through an ordeal of local opposi
<....»«• per in-
...- ' " 1 ’a-vs farni h°U9c8 a^out sunrise,, the family supplies, necessaries, and as samples. This elicited the fol piled
>n > $2 extra . charge
the producer's intercs in all market reports
tion, vindictive and unscrupulous to a degree seldom equalled in
id. each week is run in with
'country journalism; has advocated unflinchingly the rights of all
iLBchHLik .nil » h tain peaks, and bands of cattle and ,ire abundantly furnished by the
Mas. I one W hiting .—Near Burns
WEEKLY EXAMINER the people of East Oregon generally and Harney Valley especially
------: horses grazing on the ranges, arc general merchandise stores at rea June 20: Barley, six acres, sown on THE (By
Mail, Postage Prepaid,)
against the machinations of all organzed jietty cliques that sought
pictured qn the atmosphere and sonable rates.
_____ jn executed with neatncfB
by fraudulent misrepresentation to advance the private interests of a
: rise up from the ground like magic;
at reasonable ratta.
HURNS AND HARNEY
13 years; stalks (exclusive of roots)
few at the expense of the many. Believing that ‘The sober second
and these white representations are arc the two principal towns of Har 42 inches in length, heads well
$6 70 * thought of the people is always right and always effective,” and that
Cards, TicKels, j so truly drawn that a member of a ney valley, where, as will be seer filled, grain fine and large; planted Daily, per year...............
Kote II « ti» a,
...... “Truth is mighty and will prevail,” T he H erald has steadfastly fol
Dodgurs, Etr. 1 family living several miles away
I Sunday, per year.........
by our advertising columns, about in April.
lowed the right , and the people have given it a moral and material
rreguiari»onTie tor re ■ from home, can distinguish the per- all lines of business are near equal
support that renders its permanency beyond question. As it ha»
H.«ell SrwiMWr Ad- gong Qf Jfiy farnjly as
walk to the present demand—teachers, I Barley planted late, in April, on
ruce st., New y urK.
W. H. HEARST,
new ground, 12 inches high.
worked indefatigably ami unselfishly in the interest of the people, it
aijout the yard: as brother from fa- lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists, ;
Editor and Proprietor.
rs . A i . meda S tenger .—Burns,
now asks for patronage that will yield something more than n barn
rriOAL directory .’
Lther> or “other from sister.
j merchants, carpenters, surveyors, June 22: Barley, sowed last year,
existence. It lias become valuable to all as a general newspaper, and
THE SOIL AND CLIMATE
! blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers, on cultivated ground; 36 inches
of Harney valley are an exact coun- grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
high; stalk bulky, grain well filled. We have
Is now a fixed Institution of the Valley.
Grover < h-vHand terpart of that of Umatilla county.
Each of these two towns is the I ! Alfalfa, cut above the ground;
the best wheat-growing R center of the section of the valley fine, strong, in blossom, 27 inches
< haa. s. »Hire liild
w . t . vita» | bounty in the state. \ cry little has contiguous, and each has its local,
"w. c. Whitney been done towards wheat-raising value, that will serve in the future
Upon a Plan
Don m iiiekinaon |tere> ag yyt, font those have been to render ah ealthy degree of com A. J. B rown .—Near Harney. June
To Benefit our Nubscribers.
,K.’ ’ '*r ■*" successful that ' tried it. Wheat petition between them.
i j. x. Dolph, ¡ finds a readv home market at 5
The expectations of the ambi stand 38 inches high.
THE IIEKALD is pleased to announce the Has, from the initial number to the present, jycrsistcntly and imnres-
| J. H. Mitchell, '
' ’^y maintained ...
1 cents a jiomld—$3 per bushel. Outs tious advocates of the natural ad- i D il T. V. B. E mhree .—Near ltoT.PS»w'e.“^^^M‘rr"«d™«,Twoho,f"hi "iv
that the —
Harney country was one , of ,)jC finest
' regions in the
1 Union, needing
only the presence of indus-
and barley grow equally well, and vantages oflered tlie people by Har Htirney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak best family Juurun's fur the price of one.
Geo. W. McBride,
G. W. Webb,
bring 3 to 4$ cents per pound. Al ney valley will be realized in less Ix'af variety; root 4 inches around;
resources. To prove the truth
J. B. McElroy,
falfa and red clover grow luxuri than twelve months by the estab leaves greim and brown variegated; We will wn<i. for one ye.r, to «ny u M kf ., tin- of the strong language in its columns, the proprietor gave up a part
» Frank ba^ti
R S. Strahan,
stalks white, crisp and tender; |
) j R
of hia office room to the exhibition of the product» of the Valley,
antly; timothy and red-top thrive lishment of a
EAST OREGON HERALD
! ;• Win.
mensured 20 inches straight across
W W. Thayer,
and urgently asked for specimens cf actual growth and for everybody
finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat
NEW LAND OFFICE
and the Famous Family Weekly,
VCDICIAL district :
ural grans abundant, and is cut for in Harney valleVj. where there are the face of the head from tip to tip THE DETROIT FREE PRESS. to call and inspect them. Attached to each specimen was the name
J A F ee ,
hay that sells at $12 and $18 per lands of the public domain as fine ! of outside leaves (exclusive of THE FREE PRESS 1 b without question the of the producer, often with the mode of cultivation. This was a
J. L, H and ,
Greatest Literary and Humorous paper now lie-
ton in the winter. All cereal crops as those already taken up by the ground leaves.)
fore the Ameilean people. It is not a new bbj »I tangible, practical presentation of the matter, which any one could
rant for public favor; established over fifty verify.
How successful this movement has been, hundreds can testify.
first-comers, sufficient to furnish
G. W. GlLHAM
yearsaKo.it has «tood the test of time and Is
: inches across.
N R MAMY i
to-day strouRer better and more popular than All T he H erald asks in return for its efforts to serve the people, is
P hil . M ktihax '
—120,000 mil scribets affirm Its surpassing
T hor . H askell .—One mile of. ever
N H. B oley
In winter the weather is cold but ' Also, a county-seat for
excellence. The funny sketches and sayings of an increase of public patronage—a modest request when it is consid
Free Press sre everywhere quoted Mud ered that it returns to each patron more than his money’s worth.
I J. H. M c H aley ,
Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in bloe-' The
HAUNF.Y cot NTY
laughed over, while In respect to literary excel
H. H. D avis ,
lence it will compare fuverably with the expen If each resident of the Harney country will subscribe or renew for
which will bring the administra som, 42 inches high.
J. H. N eal tude being checked by the gentle
sive magazines. “M. Quad,” ••Luke Sharp,”
W. H. G ray chinook, or west wind. The snow tion of affairs pertaining to this!
M rs . T hos . H askell .—June 26; Eva Best, Rose Hartwick Thorne, ( has. F. Ad himself and take one or more copies to send abroad, it will so extend
c II T imms
ams, Hamilton Jav, Lizzie Yorke Case. Bronson
K. H ayes fall is sufficient to preserve wheat great valley within easy access of’ Gooseberries on a single branch; Howard, H. ( . Dodge, and a host of other favor T he H erald ’ s sphere of usefulness as to enable all to claim that it
T. H. CUKL ..and supply moisture that is not every citizen of this section; and the the large English variety; branch ite writers, contribute regularly to B h columns
Recognizing the growing demand for first-
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
furnished by rains. In summer
8 inches long; 5 bearing twigs to class fiction, THE FREE PRESS has offered
Is a true Advocate of the Harney Country.
A. F. b'NKLLtNG
W. .M. TopNSKND there is a pleasant breeze constant now in course of construction will tho branch, containing 151 very
ly- blowing, which tends to keep pass directly through Harney val large berries; weight of whole, one-
$3,000 IN CASH
agreeable weather, no matter how ley, and after that what more is j half pound.
hoUthe sun’s rays, and the nights desirable?
Flowers: A boquet of cut flowers,
Prises for the three beat Serial Ktoriea of <'-0,000
cool enough to make covering de Under these conditions it is not from Sweet Williams grown from won'*
MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING,
each. A number of the beat writer!
iirs<1n)P. Fiida>a, 4:M»am sirable—in fact, one can sleep un necessary to say that the first to’ last year’s seedlings; 4 colors, ma have announced
their intention to compete.
In addition to the many other special fea
hicb I rurf
procure homes will be the first to J roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink turts,
IN YOM CITY :
unusual advantages. It is centrally located in
it 1» the intention to publish sections of
leads) S* Friday«.Gam.
reap the harvest of the forehanded, and white variegated.
a new and rapidly growing country, where manufactures of all kinds
lys <k saturdajsiu :4a p m. rdtuid.
E. G. Lot
for the fact is self-evident. The ■ A box of growing plants; June Three Serial Stories Each Week, are needed. We will soon have direct railroad communication with
» *b»ilnulj|fcia*'* 1
invitation to come among us anil 22: 2 sets of carnation, ready to
Portland anil the East. Live business men of both sections should
expressly for The Free Press by the use T he H erald ’ s columns to secure this great and growing trade.
'except along the water course, settle is particularly extended to bloom; 2 thrifty ice plants; 6 petu-' Written
beat American and English authors.
H A. Mem
will be ivn, therefore, that by ailberrfbing Its rates, proportioned to its circulation, are reasonable.
where there is a light growth of the industrious of all classes of nias, 1 in bloom; a very handsomely for It TIIE
RRRALD and TIIK FKF.K PKE.4H the
farmers and stock-raisers.
M cMl B t aMMÜfcf •
entire family can be supplied with all the News
. C| riRKFR.
and with th« treat of current Literature fur a
growth of willows. But the adja
Aug. 11, garden beans, 7 inches year, at a coat of
TERMS, IN ADVANCE'.
cent mountains are heavily tim-
in length; crisp and tender.
rxrLonr.n uro. c. dcxcas
- tiered with *r, pine, juniper, moun
M rs . T. A. M c K innon —Near Little Over Five Cent« a Week. One copy one year.. ........................................................ .............. 12.50
tain-mahogany. etc. Saw-mills are
Malheur Cave is located on a sage Burns, June 27: Boquet of Carna
Two copien, one year ............................. ...................................
I. O. O. F
brush plain aliout 1 mile from the tions, raised from last year’s seed THE FREE PREf** la a larr»' eight-page, seven Three copies, one y<*ar....................................................................... 6.00
Hall, every Satnnlav at
K. M< KINXO5, X. (i.
ber, which is of the best quality, head of the south fork of the Mai lings. Very large and very fine.
column paper, that would be cheat» at Three Five coinen, one year. .. .................................................................... 10.00
Dollars per vear. Remember, that for S3 you
sells much cheaper thkr. in the heur river.
T he H erald with any Periodical or Magazine at clubbing rates.
c K innon .—Burns; June ran have The Free press and vour favorite
paper also for one year, ham pie copies
There is a small basin at its 29; Barley 52 inches high.
ran l»e seen at thia office.
MSWCall on or address
We hope that our friends will show their ap-
at ion of onr efforts in their behalf, by ma
July 30, wheat 43 inches; and Eret-i
produced in the Harney country
The‘cave is 20 feet wide and 6
lug up their minds to take »ivantage »>< thia
«THODI'I - m i:< H
are large, finely flavored, abundant feet high at its entranee, and has timothy with heads measuring from sph ndid offer-t*( Be* RiHE AT VlICB.
D. L. GRACE,
r»end all subscriptions
and easily raised. We will on ap an incline downward for the first 8 to 10 inches in length.
Burn«. an<i a t
EDITOR AND rROmtHTOll.
T he H erald , Bum*, Or.
Titos. S tephens : near Bums; Ju-
plication give the addresses of sev. 200 fret, and then turns to the north
to Wto’ *•-« cti erection.
1 eral gardeners here, who will an
swer in detail all inquiries on that
subject; the white, or Irish potato is
grown with little cultivation, and is
Some of ItH N ik ural A<lvaiK»K<-"- " a- superior to that grown in Ohio, Ill
1er. Soil, Climate. ami I’nulue-
inois, Missouri, Tennessee, or Kan
Acre« Open ft>r
sas, we personally know as regards
size, “mealiness,” and flavor.
THE EAST OREGON HERALD
I to bn of •<
that the/ bi
, tw avoUrd