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O regon H erald
BURNS, GRANT COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY,
oral gardeners here, who will an- fast and runs very nearly ’straight ly 16; Grass, red-top, <"0 in. bight,
I swer in detail all inquiries on that J to the water, a distance of 4 mile 150 spears to single root, or from-
subject; the white, or Irish potato is from its mouth. It will average 50 one seed; 30 acres in.
b EVERY THURSDAY
F. IV. R itterbusch : near Saddle
THE TOWN OF BURNS
Some of it« Natural Advantages- Wa , sujierior to that grown in Ohio, Ill very uniform in its structure, the
Buttes; July 20; Barley 41 inches
ter, Soil, Climate, and Produc
GRANT CO. OREGON.
inois, Missouri, Tennessee, or Kan-
high; a small piece put in to test
AS IT IS VOICED BY THE IIElt.4
Acres Open for
pt and P roprietor .
arch over, and certainly form the slough on swamped land.
size, “mealiness,” and flavor.
BUSINESS MEN ABROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLT
finest arch in the whole family of J ohn A dams . Near Burns; Ju
such as strawberries, currants, caves that were ever discovered.
1 hotel: 1 brewery; 1 undertaker: 1 meat mar’
It is grand almost beyond de in., and Barley, 40 in. in hight. 1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 jeweler; 1 blacksmith
blackberries, gooseberries, grapes,
• n. al iner
ThouRandK of Families can Kecure Val
etc., will, from what evidence we scription,
, and rivals the great Mam-
uable Homes In this Great Val
S imon L ewis , Silver creek, July
ley at a Mere Nominal Cost.
have been able to gather the past I moth cave in its smoothness of 30, wheat 40 inches, with full head's eery store. Also, 1 odd Fellows lodge; 1 reading room; 1
S pa F er laws
Ileal Estate will In
erald to Advertise you
and uniformity. The of fine large grains,
year, be a success, as the native character
» ia required to give notice by
in 5 Years*
lie paper does not answer the
plants are hardy and good bearers. first 250 yards the bottom is as
criber does not take his paper
smooth as a floor, then are found
nd the reason for its uot being
M rs . S imon L ewis , July 30, 13
let to do so makes the i«ost- A Railroad, County-Seat, and Land*
I and ornamental shrubs were plant- piles of rubbish or deMria that have arge yellows beets, the largest one
B to the publisher for payment
THE SECOND YEAR OF
on orders his paper discon-
l ed freely by farmers in the spring; accumulated by falling from the being 9 inches in length and 14
>av all arrearages, or the Pub-
uè to send it until payment is Visit the Herald Office to sec Samples
inches in circumference; the flavor
¡the whole amount whether it
severest winter (1888), that Har-. ■the last one being sq^uething over excellent.
ofliceor uot. There can be
nance till payment is made.
(The twto large editions of T he H erald con ney valley, in fact, that EaBt Ore loO yards from water.
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
who takes a paper from the taining the Harnev Valley advertisement being gon .has ever known.
There is no difficulty in(R.-acliing
I directed to his name ofHii- exhausted, to meet the demand we republish in
30, cucumbcrti cf gooj size,
the water,’ it runs back oh either , July
®e. has subscribed or uot. is our regular edition, and h->r. £<P‘ea. h ?•••••**•• I
crisp and tender.
aud'mail his copy to a | I
itr «liters his napftFMtopped 1 ’ friend in tK^i^st.]
M aupin B ros ., one mile north of
the Valley offers inducements rare- the distance of 100 feet, settling Burns,
■lid the Publisher continues
Aug. 2d, barley 44 inches,
Rlær is bound to pay for it if
ly excelled. The farmers who have down on either side, leaving the with fine
Now is the Time to Subscribe.
|he postoitice. This proceeds
head of grain; 18 acres in.
| a mail must pay for what he i Oregon, embraces an area of 2,400 sewed grain this year will bo able | floor crowning.
square miles, or 1,536,000 square to dispose of it at home, as a good i The water is remarkably clear;
■ve decided that refusing to
43 inches long, and appar
md periodicals from the post- acies of land, bounded on every side
1 one can see the sand in the bottom timothy
AND TO RENEW EXPIRING SUBSCRIPTIONS.
jthem uncalled for, without
ently not nearly grown.
has been erected at considerable I at the depth of 4 feet, and it ap-
be, is prima facia evidence of
| vations, and is an almost entirely expense in the Valley, near Burns, j pears to have no outlet, as it is per-
j level plain, plentifully watered bv by N. Brown. A new merchant and fectly still and quiet; it is good Aug. 8, White Sheaf Australian
wheat, 53 inches high, with heads 1
grist mill is a guarantee that the drinking water.
ntury, one year
averaging 5 inches in length, full '
industrious farmer will be able to
_ has to of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is |
est Magazine, one year.. 8.75 and their tributaries.
dispose of surplus grain. And as a j be seen to be fully appreciated. It raising it for seed.
8.75 has its source in the spurs of the
■ r Lady's
stock - raising
is truly of basalt formation and is
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug. I
Blue mountains, south of the John country it cannot be surpassed,; quartenary, the walls are honey-
11th, Chili Club wheat, 48 inches
4.75 Day river, flows a general southerly i
B Popular Monthly
since its water, grass, and salubri-: combed in many places; the wall on long, with large full heads; 14 acres ' Is
■ Sunday Magazine ... 8.75 1
the representative, at all times, of the Interests of th* People
... 8.75 course, passing down the cener of ous climate takes horses, cattle, [ the south side sets on a horizontal
. 8 00 .
in; not irrigated.
i At all times advocating measures that look to the “greatest good to
. . 6.00 I
sheep and hogs throughout the year . basement of eruptive rocks.
Red clover, 42 inches high; very the greatest number,” in accordance with the principles of Democracy
8.25 Lakes Harney and Malheur.
r Examiner .
It is I J (from January 1 to December 31),
This magnificent cave has evi fine.
8.25 a rapidly flowing stream, about 80 j j without grain or any other than 1 dently been used in time by the In
r New Yotk World
AS A LOCAL NEWSPAPER,
er’s Magazine.......... . 5.00 miles long, and contains every kind i I wild grass feeding, and when the dians as a fortification; the en
20 Books Almost Given Away.
5.20 of fish, including the salmon trout, winter is milderthan common, stock trance has been walled up with
5.20 and other varieties of game fish. (
Can take advantage of the follow T he H erald acknowledges no superior in Eastern Oregon. It points
I looks better in early spring than in stone, and there are, also, two walls
tor’s Young People
The Dunder-and-Blitzen river, or Eastern localities where they are or breastworks on the inside, run ing good thing:
I Manifold Cy
with pride to its well-filled columns the paBt year, and to its evident
■olume after V Vol.
v*. 1, 55 cent«; , “Blitzen,” as it is shortened b;; com-
prosperity of the _ great Harney
grain-fed during the winter; and the ning from each corner of the en T he H erald and 20 complete.. progressive
. upon the ...
! mon usage, is about 50 miles in texture and flavor of the meats trance diagonally near the venter stories by the Iwst authors for $2.70, As in the past so in the future it will strive to make prominent noto
■ thealKive works can be ex
■ the Reading Room.
50 . feet
compare favorably with the best in------
— . long;
...._ was for a or less than the regular delinquent! pvery enterprise calculated to benefit the people; to record every
1 tion and also empties into the lakes. | the market. There is no rooifi for [ second defense in case they were price of T he H erald alone, under advance made in showing up the resources of the Valley; to advocate
■ — ■
1 These rivers and their numerous I large stock-raisers, as the territory driven back from the mouth.
| Law and Order under all circumstances; to frown upon all attempts
of periodicals are solicited tributaries have their water sheds I
to foment discord among the people in the interest of any individual,
is fully taken up by three or four
and above ___
H>, a copy of their work for
»in—We file, and bind the ' within the county, and the lakes ! firms that hold all available ranges, the cave there are considerable fine
last year’s subscription, you can clique or faction; to give the news of the day impartially and as
ry half-volume, and pay for having no outlet, serve to furnish ;
fully as industrious effort and the aid of friends may enable us to
but the stock such as is commonly ehippings where the aborigines have
subterranean irrigation to the whole raised by farmert, will do well. The sharpened their stone implements pay $2.70, which settles your bill obtain it; io give all the Local and Personal gossip of our section,
suitable for publication, with all else of interest in this department;
INCREASE in population
which were made out of obsidian,
111) <5 3 ino 1 6 mo
2d. If you have already paid
LAKES HAllNEY AND MALHEUR
during the past two years has been or volcanic glass.
your subscription in advance, then
K» ou ».sou <11 00 115.00 cover an area of more than 150*
rapid, and is of that most desirable
(i.5U 12.00 18 00 28 0U
I think that the water is in the get us a new subscriber at $2.50, IT WILL BE AN EPITOMIZED HISTORY OF THE VALLEY.
« OU r» ou 24.00 40 00 squa e miles, and are connected by class in an agricultural region, viz:
end of the cave, but can not tell cash paid, and you shall have the
10.00 20.00 32.00 .->o oo
15.00 28 00 48.00 54 00 a channel about 20 yards wide and the small farmer whose industry without further exploring.
28 00 48.00 80.00 l.o.ou 200 yards long.
produces the best of grain, stock, , I was informed by two parties
40.00 (¡0.00 110.00 140.00
3d. If you have already paid
waters of both Silvies and Blitzen and living. The houses and barns : that fish have been caught in the
action to all yearly adver rivers, but have no outlet and never are generally frame; corrals and
, , subscription , for x. the ■ past year
„ Who know that in the rapid growth and wide proclamation of the
i cave that were of blue color and
se, or write to Publisher.
for the present, then pay $L..»0 i ft(|vantageg oj uarncy Valley lies their own best road to prosperity
d extra, according to space;
in advance for 1890 and you can
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plain, and having low shores, these fencing; abundant water supplies
get the 20 hooka.
PRODUCTS EXHIBITED THIS SEASON.
»type all our advertisements lakes have not such picturesque from wells of living water, which is
4th. If you owe $3.00 on last I Should Subscribe for the Herald Themselves,
I four publications, $1 each, ; scenery as Crater Lake, to reeom-
reached at a uniform depth of six i As no fair is held in this valley
[in local columns, 10c a line. I mend them to tourists, but their
AND SEND EXTRA COPIES TO EASTERN FRIENDS.
’s subscription and have not '
to fifteen feet.
for the public exhibition of the
Irth, and death announce value to farmers is inestimable.
settled for this year’s, then come j
MAIL AND RAILROAD FACILITIES.
ments suliciied us news.
Right here, however, permit us to
in at once and by paying $5.00 you
Harney valley has a tri-weekly |
■offered to religious, social, mention a natural attraction pos- mail-service from the four points of, auctions, T he H erald opened a col will get receipts for 1888 and 1889 |
umn to all producers, farmers and
j scssed by lauds adjacent to these the compass, there being a general' stockmen,
in which to give a writ and get the 20 books besides.
i lakes that will draw hundreds of distributing office at Burns. Ship ten description
The East Oregon Herald
Good literature is good company
of all that was
I soliciting your patrounge excursionists from the East in the
ping is done at present at Baker worthy of mention. Monstrosities in the household, and T he H erald [
bur reader«posted as to the
■e firms to Heal with, cor near future: Standing in the door ' City, Huntington, and Ontario. All
leal of local opposi
should be classed as such, and not aa 6oon as the late political cam-1 Has successfully maintained itself through an ordeal
j saved by referring to the
pilijZll closed Set to work to secure I tion, vinrlinfivn
I based upon our circula ways of farm houses about sunrise, the family supplies, necessaries, and as samples.
to . n a /Lirrrnn
distant objects, towns, farms, moun- j luxuries, common to Eastern towns, lowing response:
from all the leading publications in j country journalism; has advocated unflinchingly the rights of ALL
dual nds. at.aw.price.
lain peaks, and bands of cattle and ; are abundantly furnished by the
country, East and West, advan he people of East Oregon generally and Harney Valley esjiecially
M rs . I one W hiting .—Near Burns
| at less than 10 cents per horses grazing on the ranges, are general merchandise stores at rea
tages for its readers. Having done | against the machinations of all organzed [>etty cliques that sought
fay, or 20 cents, transient,
pictured on the atmosphere and sonable rates.
part, it only remains for them by fraudulent misrepresentation to advance the private interests of a
ground under cultivation the past our
■ttlon ■2 extra charge per in- rise up from the ground like magic;
HUHN'S AND HARNEY
to help themselves from what is , few at the expense of the many. Believing that “The Holier second
of positi "it a Btandiug reader
offered now, as the subscription sea thought of the people is always right and always effective,” and that
tu ad. each week is ruu in w ith and these white representations are are the two principal towns of Har
Iso truly drawn that a member of a ney valley, where, as will be seen 42 inches in length, heads well son will soon close.
“Truth is mighty and will prevail,” T he H erald has steadfastly fol
family living several miles away by our advertising columns, about filled, grain fine and large; planted
It ia not every country paper that lowed the right , and the |>eople have given it a moral and material
1 from home, can distinguish the per- all lines of business are near equal
^Kceuteil with neatness
is favored by leading publishing support that renders its permanency beyond question. As it has
, sons of the family as they walk to the present demand—teachers,; Barley planted late, in April, on houses as T he H erald has been, worked indefatigably and unselfishly in the interest of the people, it
about the yard: as brother from fa- lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists,
and it ia so favored because it is re now asks for patronage that will yield something more than a bare
1 etter Leads,
M rs . A i . meda S tenger .—Burns, cognize
i merchants, carpenters, surveyors,
H m U'B, ( arda, TiuKcts, i ther, or mother from sister.
d ns a vigorous worker for existence. It has become valuable to all as a general newspajier, and
THE SOIL AND CLIMATE
blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers,
interests, political, religious
on cultivated ground; 36 inches and moral.
Is now a fixed Institution of the Valley.
regularly on fila for re of Harney valley are an exact coun grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
Rowell Newspaper Ad terpart of that of Umatilla county-
Each of these two towns is the high; stalk bulky, grain well filled.
ieu st., New York.
Alfalfa, ent above the ground;
Oregon, the best wheat-growing center of the section of the valley
A Blrd’seye View of the World.
i county in the state. Ver" little has contiguous, and each has its local fine, strong, in blossom, 27 inches There is a wide «¡»read demand by nil reader«
. been done towards wheat-raising value, that will serve in the future |
and students for a work that shall furnish com
and attractively, nil the essential facts
I here, as yet. but 'hose have been to render ah calthy degree of com-
A. J. B rown .—Near Harney, June pactly
and statistics of the different regions of the ,
world «nd the races Inhabiting it
All this In- j
! formation hns beeu industriously sought, care
Vancancy finds a ready home market at 5
fully tested and proved, and is brilliniitly told
. Thus. F. Bayard
I in one handy and handsome volume by Ones-
Chas. S. Fairchild cents a pound—$3 per bushel. Oats tious advocates of the natural ad- ■ I
D r . T. V B. E mbree .—Near ime Reclus, the fainou« French geographer and Has, from the initial number to the present, persistently and impres*
W. T. Vila« and barley grow equally well, and vantages offered the people by Har
Win. C. Endicott
Harney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak jsavant author hns really succeeded to n surpris sively maintained that the Harney country was one of the finest
agricultural regions in the Union, needing only the presence of indus
W. C. Whitney bring 3 to 4^ cents per pound.
Al ney valley will be realized in less Leaf variety; root 4 inches around; ing The
degree in accomplishing bin purtwisv it is
Don M. Dickiuaon
To prove the truth
A. II. Garland falfa and red clover grow luxuri than twelve months by the estab leaves green and brown variegated; a wonderful book and there is n.<ne like it it trious farmers to develop its wonderful resources.
is lust what its title repn s'-n’s it to be— a book
antly; timothy and red-top thrive lishment of a
nil around the world— but it is the world seen of the strong language in its columns, the proprietor gave up a part
through eyes of the largest intelligence slid de
NEW LAND OFFICE
H Martell, finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat
measured 20 inches straight across scribed with inimitable visor, freshness and of his office rooni’to the exhibition of the products of the Valley,
grace, combined v. Ith studious and and urgently asked for specimens cf actual growth and for everylaxiy
L Binger Hermsun,
the face of the head from tip to tip picturesque
painstaking accuracy Then suit is the story
lands of -----
the , public
fine of outside leaves (exclusive of of the world. The more the volume is looked to call and inspect them. Attached to each specimen was the name
hay that sells at $12 and $18 per.---------
Geo. W. McBride,
into the greater in the sense of its wide scope of the producer, often with the mode of cultivation. ■ This was a
G. W. Webb.
ton in the winter. All cerc.-.l crops as those already taken up by the ground leaves.)
1 aud its nias.crly preparation. Attractive rend
J. B. McElroy.
for the family gathered around the evening tangible, practical presentation of the matter, which any one could
Second head, same variety, 10 ing
) R. 8. Btrahan,
lniiip. it is al«o a handy
for Immediate re*
How successful this movement has been, hundreds can testify.
wrrHOirr irrigation .
‘thousands of families with homes. inches across.
’• Wm. I'. lord,
f. rviiee for the busy man who would Hlnminate verify.
J W. W. Thayer,
l hi«daily news with more accurate Information All T he H erald asks in return for its efforts to serve the people, is
In winter the weather is cold but i
a county-seat for
hos . H askell .—One mile of In brief,‘a great deal of hard work, painstsk-
. district :
and skill have gone into thia work, which an increase of public patronage—a modest request when it is consid
pleasant, the usual effects of alti
Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in blos ! ing,
is no catch-penny coueern, presenting a hud-
J A F be ,
I died mass of pitch forked facts to the innocent ered that it returns to each patron more than his money’s worth.
J. L. R and ,
tude being checked by the gentle which will bring the administra-1 som, 42 inches high.
! reader under pretense of eyclop<-dic informa If each resilient of the Harney country will subscribe or renew for
chinook, or west wind. The snow tion of affairs pertaining to this
It is what it professes to be: a short view
M rs . T hos . H askell .—June 26; I • tion
all the peoples and countries under the sun, himself and take one or more copies to send abroad, it will so extend
G. W. G iliiam fall is sufficient to preserve wheat
Gooseberries on a single branch; of
so arranged aud dig« sled that a great deal of T iie H erald ’ s sphere of usefulness as to enable all to claim that it
N K M axey and supply moisture that is not every citizen of this section; and the
and interesting knowledge fa packed
the large English variety; branch i useful
I’ hii . M f . tthan
handily in a limited spare While a child
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
N H. Bo».tr furnished by rains.
I would never tire «»f the fascination of the facts
ny 871 illustrât ions <»i which 99 are
J. IL Mr H alft ,
there is a pleasant breeze constant J now in course of construction will the branch, containing 151 very * illuminated
Is a true Advocate of the Harney Country.
page, the most thoroughly rear! man will
>1. If. D avis ,
pass directly through Harney val large berries; weight of whole, one- full
find ou every page something, the importance
J. H. N kal
of which he never fully realized until a geo
W. H. G ray agreeable weather, no matter how-
graphical exftert presents it with ««irntifle ef
C. II T imms
fect in attractive phraseology. The man who
E. H ayek hot the sun's rays, and the nights
prepared this work is a geniui In such effort.
Under these conditions it is not from Sweet Williams grown from There
T. II. CT RL cool enough to make covering de
are tio weak spots In it. The publishers
have <k»ne tin ir ties! for the mer-hani« al part of
MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING,
sirable—in fact, one can sleep un necessary to say that the first to last year's seedlings; 4 colors, ma the
work and their enterprise leaves nothing to
A. F. SPELLING
procure homes will be the first to roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink be desire«! in that n-speet.
W. M. T oamsmxd der cover comfortably the year
It is centrally located in
The J. Dewing Companjr, Wt Market st., Ran T he H erald presents unusual advantages.
reap the harvest of the forehanded,
Fran« isco. Cal. ar«- the sol«- agents for the work a new and rapidly growing country, where manufactures of all kinds
for the fact is self-jvident. The and white variegated.
this side of the Kre-ky Mountains, aud all appli
A box of growing plants; June I calions for ag< nei« s should be a«ldr«-ssr<l them. are needed. We will soon have direct railroad communication with
There is no timber in the valley invitation to come among ti« and 22: 2 sets of carnation, ready to I
Portland and the East. Live business men of both sections should
except along the water course,
Late I mum of I he Mrlert Merle ofl’opu* use T he H erald ’ s columns to secure this great and growing trade.
». Saturday.,« p m
js, Fridays. 4.:<uain where there is a light growth of
nias. 1 in bloom; a very handsomely Ben stör'« Bride, by Mr!. Alex. McVeigh Miller. Its rates, proportioned to its circulation, are reasonable.
birch and an unusually large, heavy farmers and stock-raisers.
» < ITT :
made-up box, grown from the seed. A Hedded V* Idow, by T. tt. Ilamhew.
>•«. Fridays. 6 s nt.
Vcrnell, by Mr«. Number ilaydao.
Saturdays 10 45p m
Aug. 11, garden beans, 7 inches Vella
Bonnie Jean, by Mr«. K. Burke Collins.'
cent mountains are heavily tim
and Blonde. Mr«. Alex. McVeigh Miller
in length; crisp and tender.
TERMI), IM ADVANCE:
A Stormy Wedding, by Mary E. Bryan
rXPLOKED BY O. C.
bered with fir, pine, juniper, moun-
Gratia'« Trials, by Ln« y Randall <*omfort.
: tain-mahogany, etc. Saw-mills are
Malheur Cave is located on a sage
Widow's Wager, by Rosa Aahleigh.
located in the pineries, and the lum brush plain about 1 mile from the Burns, June 27: Boquet of Carna The
Two copies, one year......................................................................* 4.50
Octavia's Pride, by < hsrltsT Manners.
Bsdlv Matched, by Helen Corwin Pierce.
ber, which is of the beat quality, head of the south fork of the Mai tions, raised from last year’s seed The
Three copies, one year...................................................................... 4-00
Phantom Wife, by Mrs. M A. Victor.
lings. Very large and very fine.
sells much cheaper than in the hour river.
The Bride Elect, by Annie Ashmore
Five copies, one year. . ....................................................
T. A. M< K innon .—Burns; June The Virginia Heiress, by .May Agnew Fleming. ♦ T he H erald with any Periodical or Magazine at clubbing rates.
There is a small basin at* its
29; Barley 52 inches high.
Hlbyl's Influence. by George Mheldon.
Howe of Her rets. by Mrs. Harriet Lewis. '»Oct«.
■XF*< all on or address
produced in the Harriey country
July 30, wheat 43 inches; and WefMftond, by Mrs. Alex, McVeigh Miller
The cave is 20 feet wide and 6
The price of the above boox« la 25 cents each,
are large, finely flavored, abundant feet high at its entrante, and has timothy with heads measuring from unless
otherwise Sperlfled, and will
D. L. GRACE,
rvery Saturday at and easily raised.
mall, p< atsge free, on receipt of price. Men
We will on ap an incline downward for the first 8 to 10 inches in length.
kin N qn , X. «.
tion tme H ebai . d when ordering above L ooks .
plication givethe addresses of Bev-1 200 feet, and then turns to the north
T hos . S tephens : near Burn*: Jo
editor and proprietor
•TRFFT ♦ FWrHI Publisher. New Vor«
THE EAST OREGON HERALD
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