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O regon H erald
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, ORE
$2.00 a Year.
eral gardeners here, who will an-. east and runs very m arlv>stiaight
F. W R ittebbi sch : near Saddle
swer in detail all
ik.ilto the water, a distun » of j milelftuttes; July 20; Barley 41 inches
subject; the white, or Irish potato is from its mouth. _ft will average 50 high; a small piece put in to test
THE TOWN OF BURNS
VE K Y THURSDAY
grown with little cultivation, and is feet wide and 20^feet Ugh and is fagricultural value of bottom of the
GRANT CO. OREGON.
Some of its Natural Advantage*- Wa
superior to that grown in Ohio, Ill very unifoi-mjn jtB structure, the slough on swamped lands
ter, Soil, Climate, and Produc
AH IT IH VOICED BY THE HKKAI.D.
tion* Thousand* of
inois, Missouri, Tennessee, or Kan walls . running
"* about » 6 - feet ■ on i
gIM0N L ewis , Silver creek, July
Acre* Open for
sas, we personally know as regards either side, and then commence to 30, wheat 40 inches, with full heads
and P roprietor .
BUSINESS MEN ABROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLUMNS WILL SEE THAT
' size, “mealiness,” and flavor.
arch over, and certainly form the of fine large grains.
SMALL FRI TTS,
finest arch in the whole family of,
1 newspaper: 1 hotel: 1 brewery: 1 undertaker; 1 meat market: t lawyers: S physicians
Barlev 58 inches high.
I such as strawberries, currants, eaves that were ever discovered.
1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 Jeweler; 1 blacksmith; 1 livery stable: i general in er
Mas. S imon L ewis , July 30, 13
blacklierriee, gooseberries, grapes,
It is grand almost beyond, de-1 arge yellows beets, the largest one ch a u disc stores; 1 hardware store; 1 saw-mill; 1 carpenter; 1 saddle 4 harness shop: 1 gro
cery store. Also, 1 Odd Fellows lodge; 1 reading room; 1 school; 1‘church.
etc , will, from what evidence we scription, _ and rivals the _ great
Mum-• being 9 inches in length and 14
Mail a copy of Tn a H erald to Advertise your town, in the East
have lieen able to gather the past; moth cave in its amoothness of inches in circumference; the flavor
year, be a success, as the native character and unii'irmity. . The excellent.
quired to give notice by
l»er does not ai.awer tlie
plants are hardy and good bearers, first 250 yards the bottom is as
M rs . T. J. 'S hields , Silver creek,
THE SECOND YEAR OF
r dots not take hie paper
‘___ _ July 30, cucumbers of good size,
¡the reason for i:s not being
smooth as a floor,
then are found
do so makes the p«.si-
crisp and tender,
thv publisher for payment
ed freely by farmers in the spring; accumulated by falfing from the averaging 5 inches in length, full
orders his pay»er discon-
all arrearages, or the Pub
the settings last fall survived the ceiling above, lOQ^ardr or so npart, of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is
scud it until pavinetit is
Ofllee to Mee Samples
whole amount whether it Visit the Herald
severest winter (1888), that Har- 'the last one being- acmctiii ig over i raising it for seed.
! or not. There cun l»e
e till payment- is made
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug.
’.The two large editions of T he H erald con ney valley, in fact, that East Ore- 100 yards from water.
takes a paper from the taining the Harnev Valley advertisement being gon has ever known. As an
Bcgan on Thursday, November 29, 1888.
There is no diffle;/' in reaching 11th, Chili Club wheat, 48 inchey
cted to his uh me or an exhausted, to meet the deniaud we republish in
as aubaoribed or not. is our reg jlar edition, and hope
long, with large full heads; 14 acres
will mark the article aua mail his copy to a region it will be readily seen that' side in a trough from the main pool
i in; not irrigated.
deni his paper stopped friend in the East.]
the Valley offers inducements rare- ■ the distance of 100 feet, settling
he Publisher coutlnues
Red clover, 42 inches high; very
is br>uud to pay for it if
ly excelled. The farmers who have down on either side, leaving the fine.
.stoffice Tl> is proceeds
an must pay for what he Oregon, embraces an area of 2.400 sowed grain thiB year will lie able . floor crowning.
AND TO RENEW EXPIRING SUBSCRIPTIONS.
square miles, or 1,536,000 square
decided that refusing to acres of land, bounded on every side to dispose of it at home, as a good | The water is remarkably clear;
* * F»
^■1 periodicals from the poet-
I one can see the sand in the bottom
ni uncalled for, without by mountain ranges, and lofty ele
has been erected at considerable at the depth of 4 feet, and it ap-
a prims facia evidence of
vations, and is an almost entirely expense in the Valley, near Hurns,
W. A. WILSHIRE,
J. NAT. HUDSON
■ars to have no outlet, as it is per-
level plain, plentifully watered by by N. Brown. A new merchant
and fectly still and quiet; it is good
HERABB CLUB LIST:
grist mill is a guarantee that the drinking water.
Mid The Century, one year
8ILVIES AND BI.ITZEN RIVERS
WILSHIRE & HUDSON.
industrious farmer will be able to
This wonderful curiosity has to
>nd St. Nieholas,
Magazine, one year
and their tributaries. The former dispose of surplus grain. And as a be seen to be fully appreciated. It
has its source in the spurs of the
" ly’s Lads s Book
is truly of basalt formation and is
Will be the representative, at all times, of the Interests of the People.
be --- surpassed,
-- £--------- , quartenary,
......w are honey-
___ _ LeaUe
’a flliiBtrated Newspaper 5.75 Blue mountains, south of the John country --
At all times advocating measures that look to the “greatest good ’to
LAKEVIEW AND HARNEY, OR.
I and Leslie*
3 75 Day river, flows a general southerly since its water, grass, and salubri- combed in many places; the wall on
the greatest number,” in accordance with the principles of*l)eniocracy
. 3.75 course, passing down the cen er of ous climate takes horses, cattle, : the south side sets on a horizontal and before the U. S. Land Office. Any land
Office or other business entrusted to them will
. 6 00 Harney valley, and empties into sheep an<l hogs throughout the year basement of eruptive rocks.
receive prompt attention.
peKlv'EXH m :•.» r
3.00 Lakes Harney and Malheur. It is (from January 1 to December 31),
AS A LOCAL NEWSPAPER,
This magnificent cave has evi
EWLAN’D CAKES SOLICITED.
ecicly New York World
without grain or any other than dently been used in time by the In
»t roll Free Press
3.00 I miles long, and contains every kind
T he H erald acknowledges no superior'in Eastern Oregon. It points
wild grass feeding, and when the dians as a fortification; the en
i and HarperS Magazine
1 and Harper’s Weekly
5.20 of fish, including the salmon trout, winter is milder than common, stock trance has been walled up with
with pride to its well-filled columns the past year, and to its evident
I and Hxrper; n Bazar'
5.20 an(j other varieties of game fish. looks better in early spring than in stone, and there are, also, two walls GEO. S. SIZEMORE - - B urns , O r . progressive influence upon the prosperity of the great Harney valley.
1 and Harper’s Young People
The Dunder-and-Blitzen river, or Eastern localities where they are or breastworks on the inside, run
awii Alddrlf Manifold Cyclopedia, x.w
As in the past so in the future it will strive to make prominent noto
Criminal law a specialty.
^*WPu,ne u^lvr Yol. I, 55 cents;
—; I “Blitzen,” as it is shortened by com- grain-fed during the winter; and the ning from each corner of the en
of every enterprise calculated to benefit the people; to record every
rVoiuine, p» stage.
■ inon usage, is about 50 miles in texture and flavor of the meats trance diagonally near the center
advance made in showing up the resources of the Valley; to advocate
i of all the above works can be ex .
[ length, flows in a northerly direc- compare favorably with the best in some 50 feet long; this was for a
hre lathe, Reading Room.
Office ut his residence on the cant aide of Sil Law and Order under all circumstances; to frown upon all attempts
; tion anebalso empties into the lakes. j ‘ the market. There is no room for second defense in case they were vios River, ten miles below Hurns.
to foment discord among the people in the interest of any individual,
¡These rivers and their numerous1 large stock-raisers, as the territory driven back from the mouth.
clique or faction; to give the news of the day impartially and as
____ •PsUMiotssfFeriodk.:. arc«.»lkited , tributaries have their water sheds' is fully taken up by three or four
fully as industrious effort and the aid of friends may enable us to
Around and above the mouth of
«ReadingBoom-wiflic, and bind the within the county, and the lakes firms that hold ail available ranges, the cave there are considerable fine
obtain it; to give all the Local and Personal gossip of our section,
bvlad»ert'i»eBiVeutlli voIUMn’’ *'"i
,ur having no outlet, serve to furnish but the stock such as is commonly chippings where the aborigines have
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
suitable for publication, with all else of interest in thiB department;
• subterranean irrigation to the whole raised by farmert, will do well. The sharpened their stone implements Office at W. E. Grace’s Drug Store.
IT WILL BE AN EPITOMIZED HISTORY OF THE VALLEY.
INCREASE IN POPULATION
which were made out of obsidian,
1 wk 2 wk 1 nio 3 mo 6 ino
1 yr. ;
I during the past two years has been
LAKES HARNEY AND MALHEUR
or volcanic glass.
»8 00 $11 ttO <15.00
I think that the water is in the
3 U0 4 00 G..»- 1'2.00 18 U0 2X00 ¡cover an area of more' than 150j rapid, and is of that most desirable
. 5 00 8. Oí 1 00 24 00 40 00 squa e mike, and are connected by class in an agricultural region, viz: end of the cave, but can not tell
7_ïu: 4 3.50
t . a . M c K innon ,
50 6 00 10.00 .0 00 32 00 50.00
Any and all kinds of surveying done on ahor Who know that in the rapid growth and wide proclamation of the
6.00 9.00 15.00 2« ao 4.8 00 54 00 a channel a! owt 20 yards wide and the small farmer whose industry without further exploring.
BLICim 12.0 16.00 2Ò.0» 48.0 » 60.00
Settler advantages of Harney Valley lies their own best road to prosperity
I was informed by two parties wishing to be located, can have plala furuiahe
20.00 MI.OO 49.tr.) GO.0U 110.00 140 00 200 yards long. They receive the produces the best of grain, stock,
i waters of both Silvies and BJitzen and living. The houses and barns that fish have been caught in the free of charge.
Liber» reduction o ail yearly ad ver-
Should Subscribe for the Herald Themselves,
i rivers, but have no outlet and never | are generally frame; corrals and cave that were of blue color and
extra, n<T,.rdingtu apace;' overflow. Being situated on a level other enclosures, are rail and wire I eyeless.
AND SEND EXTRA COPIES TO EASTERN FRIENDS.
: plain, and hliving low shores, these fencing; abundant water supplies'
^PRODUCTS EXHIBITED THIS SEASOX.
J. C. WELCOME - P roprietor .
aiUaairjulxsxli* »««1« llUieS haVC O«t PHC.h I »«-tu-i I ea rtH' from wells of living water, which is-|
____________ [fi public At ivt.'B,
A b no fair is held in this valley
Crater Lake, to recoin-! reached at a uniform depth of six
Advertising in local columns. 10c a line. I
i for the public <exhibition of the
i mend them to tourists, but their
' growth and excellence of its pro
’ bl items
deafh us ««nounce-1
AND RAILROAD FACILITIES.
vaiUC w farirwr«
ductions, T he H erald opened a col
rix (iSLiberel ratesoth*red to religious, bu < ial. 1
Right here, hoWCVCr, permit US to
Harney valley has a tri-weekly
Has successfully maintained itself through an ordeal of local op|>osi-
UC* 101,111 bu<ht>
.mention a natural attraction |x»s- mail-service from the four points of umn to all producers, farmers and
tion, vindictive ami unscrupulous to a degree seldom equalled in
stockmen, in which to give a writ
i< e to foreii . n advertisers .
i sessed by lands adjacent to these the compass, there being a general
country journalism; has advocated unflinchingly the rights of all
ten description of all that was I
respe'.'ifuiif soliciting voiir paimilage j lakes that will draw hundreds of distributing office at Burns. Ship
CHAS. SAMPSON - - B urns , O r . the people of East Oregon generally and Harney Valley especially
in th(- ping is done at present at Baker
against the machinations of all organxed petty cliques that sought
1,5 n i'-Triustoibe Dear future: Standing in the door- City, Huntington, and Ontario. All should be classed as such, and not
^TlstfXg s t’.'cineuiB baaed upou our c iriuiu-
as samples. This elicited the fol | OREGON WOOL EXCHANGE, by fraudulent misrepresentation to advance the private interests of a
his «c t adjoining cvuniiia:
wavs ot tarm houses about sunrise, the family supplies, necessaries, and
iPORTLAND -------- OREGON few at the expense of the many. Believing that “The sober 'second
iwnnrt tortirt..... „da. at no price.
distant objects, towns, farms, moun- luxuries, common to Eastern towns. I
thought of the people is always right and always effective,” and that
rs . I one W hiting .—Near Burns
.ooXvertI«emen*g at oca than 10 ceuia per1 tain peaks, and l ands <»f cattle and are abundantly furnished by the I
“Truth is mighty and will prevail,” T he H erald has steadfastly fol
htS**** ***,*i'°rlrUhBI11'' l,r'ri:es
(,!l ll,e ranges, are general merchandise ‘stores at rea
lowed the right , and the people have given it a moral and material
ground under cultivation the past WOOL GRADERS,
■JOjt»1. «-xtrn char« ,-r
j i'Hired on f..- atim .-phere and sonable rates.
support that renders its permanency beyond question. As it has
13 years; stalks '(exclusive of roots)
ur Agiti. u a « anniug :<a>u r ri-e up from ti t ground likt niogic;
BI HNS AND IIARNEY
worked indefatigably and unselfishly in the interest of the people, it
•u.tl thes< while lepresentatious are are the two principal towns of Har
now asks for patronage that will yield something more than a bare
¡ . ti truly drawn that a member of a ney valley, where, as will be seen 1
-COM MISSION M E RCIIA NTS- existence. It has become valuable to nil ns a general newspaper, and
job . work
family living several miles away by our advertising columns, about
iMr- CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED—
il”,'»'J."ith nc“ ueM from home, can distinguish the per all lines of business are near equal
»atch, at re Ml
—ADVANCES MADE ON WOOL.
Is Now a fixed Institution of the Valley.
sons of the family as they walk to the present demand—teachers, I
I\ sl M
rs . A lmeda S tenger .—Burns,
al out the yard: as Ino her from fa lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists,
a< h ,
■li 8, .
ther, or mother front sister.
merchants, carpenters, surveyors, i June 22: Barley, sowed last year, Geo. McGowan - - -
c move? «nd 8, invìi tilth.
THE soil. AND CLIMATE
blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers, j on cultivated ground f 36 inches V. J. Milller, - - -
Al-ce t-LHALU is hMH regularly on fi’e for re-
high; stalk bulky, grain well filled.
Beaton Agency with DENNY, RICE de CO.
a hc?t cf-Ju thè Ge»». P. RMweii
Newspaper Ad of Harney valley are an exact coun grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
132 Federal st.
Alfalfa, cut above the ground;
. Bureau. 16 Sprn ln e at.. New yort.
Each of these two towns is the
terpart of that of Umatilla county.
Oregon, the best wheat-growing center of the section of the valley high.
r-rlH « OFFICI AL |l)lHE< TORY.
county in the state. Very little has contiguous, and each has its local,
A. J. B rown .—Near Harney. Juno
D1:E1> 1------------- ——
been done towards wheat-raising
E. I). GRAY
- Burns, Or Has, from the initial number to the present, persistently and impres
W» a l :
to render ah ealthy degree of com-' 23: Alfalfa, in blossom, average
Benjamin Harrison here, as vet. but those have been
sively maintained that the Harney country was one of the finest
inai tot*1. . •
Levi P. .Morton successful that tried it. Wheat petition between them.
agricultural regions in the Union, needing only the presence of indus-
D r . T. V. B. E miiree .—Near
voi State ..
Wi iiam Wir.dom
trious farmers to develop its wonderful resources, To prove the truth
. o;in W. N«.b!e cents a pound—$3 per bushel. Oats tious advocates of the natural ad Harney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak
of the strong language in its columns, the proprietor gave up a pai
Retifie d Proctor
Leaf variety; root 4 inches around;
Benjamin F. Tracey and barley grow equally well, and
of his office roo-n to the exhibition of the products of the Valle;
- p hrey of AgricuMAre 1.
Jeremiah M. Rusk
! tbe cte* General.......
Wm. H H. Miller bring 3 to 4j cents per pound. Al ney valley will be realized in less
and urgently asked for specimens cf actual growth and for everybody
ter General. ,4.
John Wanninaktr falfa and red clover grow luxuri-1 than twelvemonths by the estab stalks white, crisp and tender;
to call and inspect them. Attached to each specimen was the name
measured 20 inches straight across
STA*«*-. iregon : ’
antly; timothy and red-top thrive
( J. N. Dolph,
of the producer, often with the mode of cultivation. This was a
the face of the head from tip to tip
finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat
n,„l thè F —
Promptly executed. The building has been en tangible, practical presentation of the matter, which any one could
Y.'.'■?5' .Sylvester !’• nnoyer.
ural grass abundant, and is cut for in Harney valley, where there are
out >n kindxii biBrksmiihins <>n abort notice verify. How successful this movement has been, hundreds can testify,
Geo. W. McBride.
hay that sells at $12 and $18 per I lands of the public domain as fine
^|| T he H erald asks in return for its efforts to serve the people, is
G. W. Webb,
T hob . H askell .—One mile of and in the beat atrie. Tern»: caah.
J. B. McElr«»y,
ton in the winter. All cereal crops as those already taken up by the Burns; June ‘26: Alfalfa, in blos
an increase of public patronage—a modest request when it is consid
first-comers, sufficient to furnish
j R 8. Sirahan,
ered that it returns to each patron more than his money’s worth.
z Win P. Lord,
thousands of families with homes. som, 42 inches high.
J W W Thayer,
If each resident of the Harney country will subscribe or renew for
bs . T hos . H askell .—June 26;
In winter the weather is cold but Also, a county-seat for
himself and take one or more copies to send abroad, it will so extend
I AL DISTRICT-:
J. A. F be .
pleasant, the usual effects of alti
T he H erald ' s sphere of usefulness as to enable all to claim that it
the large English variety; branch
L. R and ,
tude being checked by the gentle which will bring the administra 8 inclies long; 5 bearing twigs to
chinook, or west wind. The snow
great valley within easy access of the branch, containing 151 very
Is a true Advocate of the Harney Country.
P ropri etob .
. W. G ilham fall is sufficient to preserve wheat
large berries; weight of whole, one-
J. T. S hield * and supply moisture that is not every citizen of this section; and the
w. E. grace
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
V. J. M iller furnished by rains. In summer
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Flowers: A boquet of cut flowers,
L ytle H oward there is a pleasant breeze constant now in course of construction will from Sweet Williams grown from A CASH BUSINESS AT BED-
T. B. James
W. R. GRADOM ly blowing, which tends to keep ley. and after that what more is last year’s seedlings: 4 colors, ma
A. A. cowing agreeable weather, no matter how-
roon. 2 shades, magenta, and pink
W. E. A lberson hot the sun's rays, and the nights desirable?
L. B. B aker
Good Buzgv Teams, and Nice
Under these conditions it is not
Hora>*a Furnished at Reasonable <'haricra T he H erald presents unusual advantages. It is centrally located in
cool enough to make covering de
M rs . T. A. M< K innon .—Near Saddle
paid to the Boarding
sirable—in fact, one can sleep un
and Groomlngof Transient stock. Hay A Grain a new and rapidly growing country, where manufactures of all kinds
A. F. S nelling der cover comfortably the year procure homes will be the first to Burns, June 27: Boquet of Carna on hand.
are needed. We will soon have direct railroad communication with
W M. T ownsend
reap the harvest of the forehanded, tions, raised from last year’s seed
Portland an.-l the East. Live business men of l»oth sections should
for the fact is self-evident. The
use T he H erald ’ s columns to secure this great and growing trade.
Its rates, proportioned to its circulation, are reasonable.
There is no timber in the valley invitation to come among us and < 29; Barley 52 inches high.
- vale :
except along the water course, settle is particularly extended to
Bdays, 8afnrdays.< p m.
the industrious of all classes of
Ndaja, Fridays. 4.30ain where there is a light growth of
timothy with heads measuring from
birch and an unusually large, heavy farmers and stock-raisers.
8 to 10 inches in length.
P8’1a\a. Friday a. *»am.
growth of willows. But the adja
T hob . S tefhems : near Burna; Ju Mrs. Ixiuis Rncine, - - Proprietress
is 4 baturda>810:4.»p in.
TERMS, IN ADVANCE:
GREAT NATURAL CURIOSITY.
cent mountains are heavily tim
ly 16; Grass, red-top. 81 in. hight,
A limited number of jpicstN ran secure the i
rxrutsKD st n. <-. hrsew
bered with fir. pine, juniper, moun
ffiO spears to single root, or from most comfortable lodffinpr room« in the Wun
at thi« home. T md I cs supplied with all Kind« One copy one year.
tain-mahogany. etc. Saw-mills are
Malheur Cave is located on a sage one seed; 30 acres in.
of eatable« the marxet a no rd«.
Two copies, one year
located in the pineries, and the lum brush plain about 1 mile from the
M aupin B ros ., one mile north of
Three copies, one year
ber, which is of the l<est quality, head of the couth fork of the Mal Burns. Aug. 2d, barley 44 inches,
Five copies, one year ... ....................................................................................... 10.00
sells much cheaper than in the heur river.
CANYON CITY ADVERTISEMENTS.
with fine head of grain; 18 aerea in.
T he H erald with any Periodical or Magazine at clubbing rates.
8. J. M othekshxad .—Aug. 4,
There is a small basin at its
timothy 43 inchea long, and appar
Call on or address
C. A. MWEEK.
produced in the Harney country
The cave is 20 fret wide and 6 ently not nearly grown.
C has . Z iegler —I’oison creek.
feet high at its entrance, and has
I. O. o. F.
D. L. GRACE,
JI all. every Saturila» at and easily raised. We will on ap an incline downward for the first Aug. 8, White Sheaf Australian
McKlN'N«»N. N G.
EDITOR AMD PIOPBItTOB.
plication give the addresses of rev- 2«> fret, and then turns to the north wheat. 53 inches high, with heads
CANYON CITY, OltBGOM.
THE EAST OREGON HERAL,
Now Is the Time to. Subscribe
T. V.B. EMBREE, M. D.
S. B. McFheeters, M. D.
Saddle and Harness Shop-
The East Oregon Herald
GEO. POPE & CO.
Red Front Liverv &, Feed
MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING,