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O regon H erald
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY,
$2.BO a Year.
cral gardeners here, who will an east and runs very nearly stMight
F. W. R itterbvsch : near Saddle
swer in detail all inquiries on that to the water, a distance of j mile Buttes; July 20; Barley 41 inches
THE TOWN OF BURNS
subject; the white, or Irish potato is i from its mouth. It will a.wage 50 high; a small piece put in to test
KD BVERY THURSDAY
GRANT CO. OREGON.
grown with little cultivation, and is i feet wide and 20 feet high and is agricultural value of bottom of the
Some of its Natural Advantages- Wa
superior to that grown in Ohio, 111- very uniform in its structure, the slough on swamped lands.
AS IT IS VOICED BY THE HERALD.
ter, Soil. Climate, and Produc-
: ions—Thousands of
I inois, Missouri, Tennessee, or Kan walls running up about 6 feet on | S imon L ewis , Silver creek, July
Arres Open lor
sas, we personally know as regards i either side, and then commenue to 30, wheat 40 inches, with full heads
BUSINESS MEN ABROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLUMNS WILL SEE THAT
LI8HER and P roprietor .
size, “mealiness,” and flavor.
arch over, and certainly form the of fine large grains.
1 newspaper; 1 hotel: 1 brewery; 1 undertaker; 1 meat market. 2 lawyer«: 3 physicians
finest arch in the whole family of
Bariev 58 inches high.
cane ÜB8CHIPTI0N RATES:
1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 Jeweler; 1 blacksmith; 1 livery stable: 2 general mer
such as stTawberries, currants, caves that were ever discovered.
M rs . S imon L ewis , July 30, 13 chandise stores; 1 hardware store; 1 saw-mill; 1 carpenter; 1 saddle <& harness shop; 1 gro
cery store. Also, lOdd Fellows lodge; 1 reading room; 1 school; 1 church.
Thousand* of Families can Secure Val
COpr I «r (lu «dv.no«)
etc., will, from what evidence we scription, and rivals the great Mam being 9 inches in length and 14
a copy of T he H erald to Advertise your town, in the East.
uable Home* in this Great Val
ley ata .Mere Nominal Cost.
have been able to gather the past moth eave in its smoothness of 1 inches in circumference; the flavor
Real Estate will In
crease Ten "fold
year, be a success, as the native character and uniformity.
red to give notice by j
in 5 Years.
r does not answer the
THE SECOND YEAR OF
plants are hardy and good bearers. first 250 yards the bottom is as
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
ues not take hi* papev
smooth as a floor, then are found July 30, cucumbers of good Bize,
a*uu for its not being A Railroad, County-Seat, and Land-
> so makes the post-
and ornamental shrubs were plant piles of rubbish or debris that have ' crisp and tender.
Ipublisher for payment |
ed freely by farmers in the spring; accumulated by falling from the ■ averaging 5 inches in length, full
rs his paper discon-
rearuges, or the Pub-
d it until payment is Visit the Ilerald Office to See Sample* the settings last fall survived the ceiling above, 100 yards dr so apart, of large grains; 6 acrees in; he is
le amount whether it 1
severest winter (1888), that Har the last one being soniethnig over raising it for seed.
not There can be
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug.
11 payment is made. . ¡The two large editions of T he H erald con ney valley, in fact, that East Ore- i 100 yards from water.
Began on Thursday, November 29, 1888.
Hies a paper from il»v taining thCiHarnev Valley advertisement being gqu has ever known. As an
There is r.o difficulty .^reaching 11th, Chili Club wheat, 48 inches
M t<» his name or au-. exhausted» th meet the demand we republish iu
subscribed or not. is j our regular edition, and hope
will mark the article and mail his copy to a region it w’ill be readily seen that side in a trough from the main pool in; not irrigated.
for th« pay.
er stopped friend in the East.]
Sut»«eriberora«i» ’ ‘
the Valley offers inducements rare the distance of 100 feet, settling
Red clover, 42 inches high; very
'**1 Intime, «nd tile Hiilui.li.-r continues
Harney Valiev in Grant county, ly excelled. The farmers who have down on either side, leaving the ! fine.
pay fur it if
:te «ubacrllmr M bon
nd to . pa
This proceeds Oregon, embraces an area of 2,400
Mid tout of ilwaar. toffice.
AND TO RENEW EXPIRING SUBSCRIPTIONS.
I must pay fur what he
■owed grain this year will be able floor crowning.
square miles, or 1,536,000 square
The water is remarkably clear;
tided that refusing to acres of land, bounded on every side to dispose of it at home, as a good
icals from the pvst-
one can see the sand in the bottom
ucalled fur, without by mountain ranges, and lofty ele has been erected at considerable
at the depth of 4 feet, and it ap
the same, is primti l’m irt i<lef.< t. «>f
J. NAT. HUDSON j
expense in the Valley, near Burns, pears to have no outlet, as it is per W. A. WILSHIRE,
sin»»®"* ' J
level plain, plentifully watered by by N. Brown. A new merchant and fectly still and quiet; it is good
JIE11ALD CLUB LIST;
grist mill is a guarantee that the drinking water.
WILSHIRE à HUDSON.
d The Century, one year
SILVIES AND BLITZEN RIVERS
I industrious farmer will be able to
This wonderful curiosity has to
d St. Nicholas, “
d Demurest Magazine, one year 3.75 and their tributaries. The former dispose of surplus grain. And as a be seen to be fully appreciated. It
d Peterson Magazine
Will be the representative, at all times, of the Interests of the People.
Godoy’s Lady’s Book “
8.75 has its source in the spurs of the
1 is truly of basalt formation and is
At all times advocating measures that look to the "greatest good to
LAKEVIEW AND HARNEY, OR.
Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper 5.75 Blue mountains, south of the John country it cannot be surpassed, ■ quartenary, the walls are honey
Leslie’* Popular Monthly
4.75 Day river, Hows a general southerly since its water, grass, and salubri combed in many places; the wall on
Leslie’* Sunday Magazine
This firm practices in the courts of the State, i the greatest number,” in accordance with the principles of Democracy
.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 i
-I Weexiy Call
3 (M) Harney valley, and empties into sheep and hogs throughout the year
Office or other business entrusted to them will
basement of eruptive rocks.
ti Daily Call
receive prompt attention.
AS A LOCAL NEWSPAPER,
«1 Weekly Examiner
3.00 Lakes Harney and Malheur. It is (from January 1 to December 31),
INLAND CASES SOLICITED.
Weekly New York World
3 00 a rapidly flowing stream, about 80 without grain or any other than dently been used in time by tlie In
t -> x T tz " v
T he H erald acknowledges no superior in Eastern Oregon.. It points
Detroit FrflB Press
Harper’s Magazine .
5.00 miles long, and contains every kind wild grass feeding, and when the dians as a fortification; the en
with pride to its well-filled columns the past year, and to its evident
winter is milder than common, stock trance has been walled up with
d Harper’s B.t
and 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.
d Harper’s Young People
Criminal law a ■neci.ity.
As in the past so in the future it will strive to make prominent note
The Dunder-and-"Blitzen river, or Eastern localities where they are or breastworks on the inside, run
Aldteni Mftnifuld Cyclopedia, 2.90
of every enterprise calculated to benefit the people; to record every
JiaJ volume after Vol. 1. 55 cents; “Blitzen,” as it is shortened by com grain-fed during the winter; and the ning from each corner of the en
xtra ner volume, postage.
i advance made in showing up the resources of the Valley; to advocate
mon usage, is about 50 miles in texture and flavor of the meats trance diagonally near the center
les of all theabove works < un be ex
length, flows in a northerly direc compare favorably with the best in some 50 feet long; this Was for a Office at his residence on the east side of 811- Law and Order under all circumstances; to frown upon all attempt»
ensure iu the Reading Room.
to foment discord among the people in the interest oi any individual,
tion and also empties into the lakes. the market. There is no room for second defense in case they were vies River, ten miles below Burns.
'clique or faction; to give the news of the day impartially and as
These rivers and their numerous j I large stock-raisers, as the territory driven back from the mouth.
fully as industrious effort and the aid of friends may enable us to
1889 Publishers of periodica’« are solicited tributaries have their water sheds' ' is fully taken up by three or four
Around and above the mouth of
lb bi ng rates, a copy of their work for
S. B. McPheeters, M. D. obtain it; ro give all the Local and Personal gossip of our section,
ending Room—W e file, and bind the within the county, and the lakes• firms that hold all available ranges, the cave there are considerable fine
suitable for publication, with all else of interest in this department;
RUGON o®« of every half volume, and pay for having no outlet, serve to furnish but the stock such as is commonly chippings where the aborigineshave
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
subterranean irrigation to the whole raised by farmert, will do well. The sharpened their stone implements Office at W. E. Grace’s Drug Store.
>■ ADVERTISING RATES:
IT WILL BE AN EPITOMIZED HISTORY OF THE VALLEY.
INCREASE IN POPULATION
which were made out of obsidian,
2 wk Imi. 3 ino 6 ino 1 yr. ;
LAKES HARNEY AND MALIIEl’R
during the past two years has been or volcanic glass.
>11 00 >15.00
------- 1.50 12.50 15.00
I think that the water is in the
L PtHLtS.00 4.00 6.50 12.00 13 00 23 00 cover an area of more than 150 j rapid, and is of that most desirable
T. a . M c K innon ,
15.00 24 00 40 00 aqua e miles, and are connected by class in an agricultural region, viz: end of the cave, but can not tell
------- iso 5.00 10 8.00
Who know that in the rapid growth and wide proclamation of the
00 20 00 ;»2 oo 50 00
ORESTsf» 6 00
15.00 2M 00 4S 00 .'»4 00 a channel about 20 yards wide and the small farmer whose industry without further exploring.
of Harney Valley lies their own best road to prosperity
c. TbbiM.’frW 9.00 28.00
IS. 00 30.00 120 00
produces the best of grain, stock,
I was informed by two parties wishing to be located, can have plats furuishe
* I7'«!c thclrH
p"! lS 80 00 40.00 60.00 no oo 140.00 200 yards long. They receive the
free of ehargo.
waters of both Silvies and Blitzen and living. The houses and barns that fish have been caught in the
Should Subscribe for the Herald Themselves,
> that ndl ra reduction to ail yearly adver rivers, but have no outlet and never are generally frame; corrals and cave that were of blue color and
i'«!f. hfi se Office, or write to Publisher.
1.1 one,cd charged ■ ra, according to space; overflow. Being situated on a level other enclosures, are rail and wire ‘ eyeless.
AND SEND EXTRA COPIES TO EASTERN FRIENDS.
Saddle and Harness Shop.:
r i he whwii
i plaiu, and having low shores, these fencing; abundant water supplies
lific.andM _________ all our advertisements lakes have not such picturesque from wells of living water, which is ' ■ products exhibited this season . J. 0. 'WELCOME - P roprietor .
original S l .vfiBrSHMr publication*, $1 each.
As no fair is held in this valley
' scenery as Crater Lake, to recom reached at a uniform depth of six
Ivertislng in local columns, 10c a line.
’ for the public exhibition of the
mend them to tourists, but their i to fifteen feet.
fl 1 ’ ATTUX
growth and excellence of its pro
iftheN»?- >Triage, birth, and death annouuce- value to farmers is inestimable.
MAIL AND RAILROAD FACILITIES.
overbuc’i items solicited ub new*.
ductions, T he H erald opened a col
Has successfully maintained itself through an ordeal of local opposi
oROred to religlou«,
,n „ . rtte«21
umn to all producers, farmers and
tion, vindictive and unscrupulous to a degree seldom equalled in
mention a natural attraction pos
country journalism; has advocated unflinchingly the rights of ALL
sessed by lands adjacent to these the compass, there being a general
Nr.W>E TO FOREIGN ADVERTISERS,
ten description of all that was,
CHAS. SAMPSON----- B urns , O r . the people of East Oregon generally and Harney Valley especially
soliciting your patrouage lakes that will draw hundreds of distributing office at Burns. Ship
re to keep our readers p< sted ds to the
against the machinations of all organzed petty cliques that sought
i aud reliable firms to deal with, cor excursionists from the East in the ping is done at present at Baker!
—c.e Will be aavt-d by referring to the near future: Standing in the door City, Huntington, and Ontario. All should be classed as such, and not
by fraudulent misrepresentation to advance the private interests of a
statements bas< 1 upou our circula-
as samples. This elicited the fol-1
few at the expense of the many. Believing that "The sober second
_ |^s and adjoining count its:
ways of farm houses about sunrise, the family supplies, necessaries, and
PORTLAND - -- -- -- - OREGON
thought of the people is always right and always effective,” and that
distant objects, towns, farms, moun luxuries, common to Eastern towns, i
»oral medicinal ads. at no price.
rs . I one W hiting .—Near Burns
“Truth is mighty and will prevail,” T he H erald has steadfastly fol
tit* at lesH than 10 cent* per tain peaks, and bauds of cattle and are abundantly furnished by the
yearly, or 20 cent*, transient, horses grazing on the ranges, are general merchandise stores at rea June 20: Barley, six acres, sown on WOOL G R A DE R S ,
lowed the right , and the people have given it a moral and material
ground under cultivation the past
support that renders its permanency beyond question. As it has
extra charge per in pictured on the atmosphere and sonable rates.
13 years; stalks (exclusive of roots)
HBKnfltlun a standing reader i rise up from the ground like magic;
BURNS AND HARNEY
worked ir.defatigably and unselfishly in the interest of the jieople, it
ution to ud. <huh week is ruu in with
and these white representations are are the two principal towns of Har
now asks for patronage that will yield something more than a bare
-COMMISSION MERCHANTS- existence. It lias become valuable to all as a general newspa|>er, and
so truly drawn that a member of a ney valley, where, as will be seen
family living several miles away by our advertising columns, about
g*F“ CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED—
Barley planted late, in April, on
lecuted with neatness from home, can distinguish the per all lines of business are near equal
--- ADVANCES MADE ON WOOL.
Is Now a fixed Institution of the Valley.
sons of the family as they walk to the present demand—teachers,
r > il.,
HesKs. Letter Heads,
y h .
about the yard: as brother from fa lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists,
Ilss Act«, Nute
He«. H » Cari.e, TicKctB,
Geo. McGowan - - - Burns
merchants, carpenters, surveyors, June 22: Barley, sowed last year,
ther, or mother from sister.
»nd a M'i ' af , Invitations.
Invitation» Dodgers, Etc.
V. J. Milller, - - -
blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers,
THE SOIL AND CLIMATE
high; stalk bulky, grain well filled. Boston Agency with DENNY, RICE de CO.
Ftcfl rnd *BALD is kept reguiarix on file for re-
n Ulen. i the Geo. PI Rowell Newspuper A<1 of Harney valley are an exact coun i grocers, builders, jewelers, etc.
Alfalfa, cut above the ground;
r r bureau, 10Bpru< e Kt., New York.
Each of these two towns is the
Oregon, the best wheat-growing center of the section of the valley high.
G/.rnn K ficial jhke < T ory .
county in the state. Very little has contiguous, and each has its local;
rown .—Near Harney, June ■
- Burns, Or Has, from the initial number to the present, persistently and impres
been done towards wheat-raising value, that will serve in the future 23: Alfalfa, in blossom, average' E. D. GRAY
to render ah ealthy degree of com
sively maintained that the Harney country was one of the finest
JP CL®, ...
EenjamiD Darr sod here, as yet. but those have been petition between them.
stand 38 inches high.
agricultural regions in the Union, needing only the presence of iixlui-
....... Le»! P. Morton successful that
The expectations of the ambi
trious farmers to develop its wonderful resources. To prove the truth
■v. ’ «• ■
..'ohi. M. Noble cents a pound—O: 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 part
Ret.fie d Proctor
Leaf variety; rdbt 4 inches around;
of his office roo’n to the exhibition of the products of the Valley,
Ed jai. il P.liuie and I arli \ grow i-rially well, and vantages offered the people by Har
LS.Î3 in ? ¡r
Jertiniul» . . Kusk
1 and urgently asked for specimens of actual growth and for everybody
cents per pound, Al- ney valley will be realized in less stalks white, crisp and tender; I
\\ nr. H. it. Miller bring 3 to
John Vi ai.aii.akt r fulfa and r< d clover grow luxuri than twelve months by the estab-,
r iffinuMth* *r Geueral
to call and inspect them. Attached to each specimen was the name
measured 20 inches straight across
of the producer, often with the mode of cultivation. This was a
I J. N. Dolph,
the face of the head from tip to tip Promptly executed. The building ha* bean en
NEW LAND OFFICE
| J. H. Mitrhcll, finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat
tangible, practical presentation of the matter, which any one could
/ . How successful this movement has been, hundreds can testify.
out all kinds of blacksmithing on short notice VCTHy.
ural gra's al undant, and is cut for in Harney valley, where there are ground leaves.)
and in the bent style. Term*: (.'ash.
1-ly > All
• •• T
— he H erald asks in return for its efforts to serve the people, is
Geo. W. Me bride,
hay that sells at 112 ana tls per
G. W. Webb.
iios . H askell .—One mile of I
as thc,se already taken up by the
J. B. McElroy,
an increase of public patronage—a modest request when it is consid-
first-comers, sufficient to furnish Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in blos
Fppd ered that it returns to each patron more than his money’s worth.
R 8, Strahan,
- I sr».
Red Front Liverv U,
each resident of the Harney country will subscribe or renew for
of families with homes. som, 42 inches high.
5 W. W lhajer,
rs . T hos . H askell .—June 26;
'himself and take one or more copies to send abroad, it will so extend
In winter the weather is cold but Also, a county-seat for
T he H erald ’ s sphere of usefulness as to enable ail to claim that it
J. A. F rr ,
pleasant, the usual effects of alti
the large English variety; branch
J. L. R and ,
tude living cheeked by the gentle which will bring the administra 8 inches long; .5 bearing twigs to
tion of affairs pertaining to this
— 1IAKSF.T :
chinook, or west wind. The snow
Is a true Advocate of the Harney Country.
great valley within easy access of the branch, containing 151 very II. CALDWELL.
(R> G W. G ii . ham fall is sufficient to preserve wheat every citizen of this section; and the large berries; weight of whole, one-
(D) J, T. SHIELD* and supply moisture that is not
W. E. GRA< E
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
(K) V. J. M iller furnished by rains. In summer
Flowers: A boquet of cut flowers, A CASH BUSINESS AT BED-
now in course of construction will
T. B. James there is a pleasant breeze constant pass directly through Harney val from Sweet Williams grown from
W. R. IjRAbON ly blowing, which tends to keep ley, and after that what more is last year’s seedlings; 4 colors, ma
\ k. Cowiwe agreeable weather, no matter how
roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink
l .(D). W. E. ALBEP.-ON hot the sun’s rays, and the nights desirable?
Good Buggy Teams, and Nice
L. B. B aker
Saddle Horses Furnished at Reasonable J 'hsrgea T he H erald present» uniifmal advantage». It in centrally located in
Under these conditions it is not and white variegated.
cool enough to make covering de
paid to the Boarding
necessary to say that the first to
* LAND OFFICE:
and Gmomlngof Transient Mtock. Hay A Grain a new and rapidly growing country, where manufacture» of all kinds
sirable—in fact, one can sleep un
procure homes will be the first to Burns, June 27: Boquet of Carna on band.
are needed. We will soon have direct railroad communication with
W M t < ■ *
r> der cover comfortably the year reap the harvest of the forehanded, tions, raised from last year’s seed
Portland and the East. Live business men of both sections should
for the fact is self-evident. The lings. Very large and very fine.
use T he H erald ’ s columns to »ecur»» this great and growing trade.
invitation to come among us and
Its rates, proportioned to its circulation, arc reasonable.
There is no timber in the valley
settle is particularly extended to
, . t« .fk'nesdsysjlter^ ‘ i\s. yaturdavF.6 pm
. the industrious of all classes of
‘ N Fritlnt» i • * i; where there is a light growth of
timothy with heads measuring from
farmers and stock-raisers.
8 to 10 inched in length.
¡•▼os C ITV :
lay*. Fridays, 8 * tn.
growth of willows. But the adja
T hos . S tephens : near Burns; Ju Mrs. Louis Ratine, - - Proprie tre«»
J* A Saturday*¡0:45p in
cent myuntains arc heavily tim
ly 16; Grass, red-top, 31 in. hight.
A liniitwl numberof gue*t* can secure thè i
KXrtX»RKl> BT C. C. I»t'XCAM.
comfortabie lodging rooniN in thè Uiwn
bered with fir, pine juniper, moun
1.50 spears to tingle root, or from mo**t
at thi,< lumie. Table* *uppli?«lwith all xind* One copy one year........................................ ..
tain-mahogany. etc. Saw-mills are
MallieurCave i» loc«ted on a aage- one seed; 30 acres in.
of eatabie* thè niarxet a nord*.
located in the pineries, and the lum bniah plain alxnit 1 mile from the
M aupin B ro » , one mile north of
Three copies, one year ................................................................
■ • • 6.00
ber. whieh is of the best quality, head of the south fork of the Mai Burns. Aug. 2d, barley 14 inches,
Five copies, one year ............................... ........................
UANYON CITY ADVERTISEMENTS.
sells much cheaper than in the hour river.
AK KF. R. p. »«t master
with fine h< ad of grain; 18 acres in.
T he H erald with any Periodical or Magazine at clubbing rates.
There 1» a «mail basiu at its
timothy 43 inches long, and appar
Call on or addreM
<’. A. MW EEK.
> th* F»’
The cave is
feet wide and 6 ently not nearly grown.
produced in the Harney country
C ha «. Z iegler .—Logon creek.
D. L. GRACE,
are large, finely flavored, abundant feet high at its entrance, and ha»
A TTOR N E Y-A T-L A W.
R> 7T. I. o. o. r
Hall, everv Saturday at and easily raised. We will on ap an incline downward for the firat Aug. 8, White Sheaf Anatralian
CANYON CITT. OREGON.
EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
i. M» kin N on . n . g . plication give the addresses of sev- 2< "• feet, and then turn» to the north wheat, 53 inches high with heads
THE EAST OREGON HERAL,
Now is the Time to Subscribe
T. V. B. EMBREE, M. D.
The East Oregon Herald
GEO. POPE a co.
MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING,