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BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY,
$2.60 a Year
east and runs very nearly straight
BURNS Al)VERTISEM ENTS.
F. W. R ittekbuscii : near Saddle |
to the water, a distance of j mile Buttes; Jujy 20; Barley 41 inches
from its mouth. It will average 50 high: a small piece put in to test
THE TOWN OF BURNS
PjMSHBD VERY THURSDAY
feet wide and 20 feet high ami is agricultural value of bottom of the
GRANT CO. OREGON.
Some of hs Natural IdvaniaxrK Wa
very uniform in its structure, the slough on swamped lands.
AS IT IS VOICED BY THE HE11ALD.
ter, Soil, CTDimle. a"'1 Produc
walls running up about 6 feet on
S imon L ewis , Silver creek, July
tions Thousand* of
.Acres Open l"or
either side, and then bommence to 30, wheat 40 inches, with full heads
■; BLIBHER A
BUSINESS MEN .'.BROAD BY LOOKING OVER ITS COLUMNS WILL SEE THAT
arch over, and certainly form the of fine large grains.
finest arch in the whole family of
SM ALL Fill ITS,
Barlev 58 inches high.
1 newspaper; 1 hotel: 1 brewery; 1 undertaker; 1 meat market: 2 lawyers: 3 physicians
such as strawberries, currants, eaves that were ever discovered.
M rs . S imon L ewis , July 30, 131 1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 drugstore; 1 jeweler; 1 blacksmith; 1 livery stable: 2 general met
It is grand almost beyond de urge yellows beets, the largest one chandise stores; 1 hardware store; 1 saw mill; I carpenter; 1 saddle de harness shop; 1 gro
blackberries, gooseberries, grapes,
Also, 1 Odd Fellows lodge; 1 reading room; 1 school; 1 church.
ne Ytolar (in advance)
etc , will, from what evidence we scription, and rivals the gri at Mam being 9 inches in length and 14 cery store?
i'ftT-Mail a copy of Tun H erald to Advertise your town, in the East.
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year, l.e a success, ns the native character and unifotAiity. The excellent.
uired to give notice by
M rs . T. J. S hields , Silver creek,
plants are hardy and good bearers. first 250 yards the bottom is as
r doe» not atm er the
«lot» not take lus puper
smooth ns a floor, then are found July 30, cucumbers of good size,1
reason for im not being
THE SECOND YEAR OE
[<L> so makes the p«r -
and ornamenial shrubs were plant piles of rubbish or debris (hat have crisp and tender,
) publisher for payment ,
ed freely by farmers in the spring;
lets hi» paper 'i»c<n
arrearuKt.fi, or the I’ub-
the settings last fall survived the ceiling above, 100 yards 1*1' so apart, of large grains; 6 acrees in; lie is
•nd it uuiil payment is ( Vlult the Herald Office to See Sample»
severest winter (1888), that Ilar- the last one being something ov?r raising it for seed.
hole amount whether ii
Dr not There t an lie
A. H ills , of Poison Creek, Aug.
‘.The two large edition» of T he H erald con- i ney valley, in fact, that East Ore 100 yards from ivatv. •
till payment is made,
, taiuingthe Harnev Valley adveriigement being
There is rto diflibulty hi reaching 11th, Chili Club wheat, 48 inches
takes «i puper from tin uxhaufited, to meet the demand we republish in gon has ever known.
ed to his name or an our regular edition, und hone
the water, it runs back on either long, with large full heads; 14 acres
Began on Thursday, Novemlier 29, 1888.
s sul scribcti or not. is w ill mark the article and mail hi» copy to a
region it will be readily seen that side in a trough from the main pool in; not irrigated.
friend in the East.]
jfi hi» r oper »topped
Red clover, 42 inches high; very
Harney Valley in Grant county, the Valley offers inducements rare- the distance of 100 feet, settling
! Publisher continues
bound to pay fof it if Oregon, embraces an area of 2.400 j ly excelled. The farmers who have down on either side, leaving the fine.
Now is the Time to Subscribe
must pay for what he square miles, or 1,536,000 square sowed grain this year will be able floor crowning.
The water is remarkably clear;
to dispose of it at home, as a good
M e •
that refusing to acres of land, bounded on every side
one can see the sand in the Ixittom
AND TO RENEW EXPIRING SUBSCRIPTIONS.
h ' s from the pt 8t- by mountain ranges, an 1 lofty ele
spupei» and ¡periodic
P. 0 Oide uncalled
same, to tori in a fat in c\ i'lcm < t.f vations. and is an almost entirely
I’i.NtiS «L the
level plain, plentifully watered by expense in the Valley, near Burns, pears to have no outlet, as it is per
J. NAT. HUDSON .
j by N. Brown. A new merchant and fectly still and quiet; it is good W. Lakeview,
HERALD CLUB LIST:
grist mill is a guarantee that the drinking water.
SILVIES AND BI.ITZEN RIVERS
The CenMHL one year
id St. Nlcbolas,
4.75 and their tributaries.
WILSHIRE & HUDSON.
d Demorest Magazine, one year : .75
dispose of surplus grain. And as a be seen to be fully appreciated. It
d Peterson Mkguzine
3.75 has its source in the spurs of the
d Godey’s Lady h Book
3.75 Blue mountains, south of the John
Will be the representative, at all times, of tho Interests of the People.
>d West Shore
country it cannot be surpassed, quartenary, the walls are honcy-
d I.c»lie’» lHto»trated Newspaper 5.75 Day river, flows a general southerly
At all times advocating measures that look to the “greatest good to
ii i.vfilie'fi Popular Monthly
Leslie'» Stw<la\ Magazine
3.75 course, passing down the cen er of
the greatest number,” in accordance with the principles of Democracy
3.75 Harney valley, and empties into
of eruptive rocks.
This firm practice» in the court» of the state,
»-00 Lakes Harney and Malheur.
It is sheep and hogs throughout the year basement
before the I'. S. Land office. Any land
cave has evi and
AS A LOCAL NEWSPAPER,
Office or other business entrusted to them will
6.00 a rapidly flowing stream, about 80
WeeKly N®u York World
3.00 miles long, and contains ever;,' kind without grain or any other than dently been used in time by the In receive prompt attention.
1 Detroit Frtje press
I wild grass feeding, and when the dians as a fortification; the en jWLAND CASES SOLICITED.
T iie H erald acknowledges no superior in Eastern Oregon. It points
a.oo of fish, including the salmon trout,
Winter is milderthan common, stock trance has been walled up with
id IlariK'r’.i \V< ekly
with pride to its well-filled columns the past year, and to its evident
stone, and there are, also, two walls
progressive influence upon the prosperity of the great Harney valley.
The Dunder-and-Illitzen river, or
LHbrtTtSK# • tuig People
Eastern localities where they are or breastworks on the inside, run
As in the past so in the future it will strive to make prominent note
“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
xtra uer YMliue,
h ti .e.
mon usage, is about 50 miles in
Criminal law a specialty.
textuse and flavor of the meats trance diagonally near the center
advance made in showing up the resources of the Valley; to advocate
,i. «<>r «nth? above work» can he ex length, flows in a northerly direc
favorably with the best in some 50 feet long; this was for a
Law and Order under all circumstances; to frown upon all attempts
e.stire in the Beading K moiii .
tion and also empties i: : > the lakes. I compare
market. There is no room for
to foment discord among the people in the interest of any individual,
These rivers and their numerous the
driven back from the mouth.
Office at hi» residence on the east side of Sil clique or faction; to give the news of the day impartially and as
tributaries have their water .sheds large stork-raisers, as the territory
Around and above the mouth of vie»
is fully taken up by three or four
River, ten miles below Burn».
fully as industrious effort and the aid of friends may enable us to
within the county, and the lakes firms
that hold all available ranges, the cave there are considerable fine
«verrina-- ■ i i
obtain it; to give all the Local and Personal gossip of our section,
»e of every half-volume, and pay for
subterranean irrigation to the whole but the stock such as is commonly sharpened their stone implements
F CON Ip^Yerttoemeht.
S. B. McPheeters, M. D. suitable for publication, with all else of interest in this department;
raised by farmert, will do well. The
which were made out of obsidian,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
INCREASE IN POPULATION
I.AKES IIARNEV AND MAI.IIEUR
DA'ERT IS INI RATES:
Office at W. E. Grace’s Drugstore.
during the past two years has been or volcanic glass.
2 wk 1 ino 3 mo <> mo
i yr. cover an area of more than 150
I think that the water is in the
rapid, and is of that most desirable
DI Oo <15.00 squn e miles, and arc connected by
ÖU $¡.¡» 15.00
class in an agricultural region, viz: end of the eave, but can not tell
4 UU ti
Pl BLiClM Ü0
1 .00 24 01' 40 00 a channel about 20 yards wide and the small farmer whose industry without further exploring.
Who know that in the rapid growth and wide proclamation of the
r..oo 10.« < •_0.i*0 32.00 50.00 200 yards long.
HINT'S MOS IM> y ( jo :15.(.M’ ’.«.Ob' 4S.G0 .'4 (X)
I was informed by two parties
t . a . M c K innon ,
advantages of Harney Valley lies their own best road to prosperity
ik IS. 00 S'). DO 1-0.00 waters of both Silvies and Blitzen
ho rincFt Fm
and living. The houses and barns that fish have been caught in the Any and nil kind» of »»irveying done on »hoi
w uo 40." i.O.OO 110.00 14.» UO
■ imbi bed, bi »
are generally frame; corrals and
Ervat cr.ie— ■
wishing to be located, can have plats furulshe
Should Subscribe for the Herald Themslves,
Being situated on a level other enclosures, arc rail and wire eyeless.
free of charge.
ru redaction ro an yearly advec- overflow
•If. In I
na<>. and am
AND SEND EXTRA COPIES TO EASTERN FRIENDS.
tu apæc; lakes have hot such picturesque
' v'hwle fain.
PRODUCTS EXHIBITED THIS SEASON.
from wells of living water, which is
scenery as Crater Lake, to recom reached at a uniform depth of six
Saddle and Harness Shor-
meilk-laal >1 if. a nu price.
for the public exhibition of the J. C. WELCOME - P roprietor .
£Ilv»t i< r-K than 10 <vnts per mend them to tourists, but their
to fifteen l’cet.
ga ’ zini w Ax^ce» yearly, or -0 ceut», truimient,*
growth and excellence of its pro
value to farmers is inestimable.
The East Oregon Herald
MAIL AND RAILROAD FA( TLITIEfl.
ductions, T he H erald opened a col
re M.T.'aziw.« i| position t- extra charge per in
Right here, however, permit us to
t $8.U)woriM stead of pvslii« n a »tanning reader
umn to all (»reducers, farmers and
mioit to ad. ea h week iu iuu in with mention a natural attraction pos mail-service from the four points of
Has successfully maintained itself through an ordeal of local opposi
pt ten times natter free.
sessed by lands adjacent to these the compass, there being a general stockmen, in which to give a writ
tion, vindictive ami unscrupulous to a degree seldom equalled in
”ur advertieeinen s
lakes that will draw hundreds of distributing otlice at Burns. Ship
ertisingi* IjKal eoluint », l‘Jc a line. excursionists from the East in the ping is done at present at Baker worthy of mention.
! country journalism; has advocated unflinchingly the rights of all
riage birth, anti death announce* near future: Standing in the door
should be classed as such, and not CHAS. SAMPSON’ - - B urns , O r . the people of East Oregon generally and Harney Valley especially
City, Huntington, and Ontario. All as samples. This elicited the fol
Such itenil solicited us neviB.
against the machinations of all organzed petty cliques that sought
■Mral rate» oiTurerl to religion», sot ial. ways of farm houses about sunrise, the family supplies,necessaries, and
by fraudulent misrepresentation to advance the private interests of a
distant objects, towns, farms, moun luxuries, common to Eastern towns,
M rs . I one W hiting .—Near Burns OREGON WOOL EXCHANGE. few at fhe expense of the many. Believing that ‘ “The sober second
’•are abundantly furnished by the June 20: Barley, six acres, sown on
i TO FOREIGN ADVERTISERS,
thought of the people is always right and always effective,” and that
PORTLAND - -- -- -- - OREGON
jfully ■olidting your patiouage horses grazing on the ranges, are general merchandise stores at rea
“Truth is mighty and will prevail,” T he H erald has steadfastly fol-
reu'.uip. h c<i as to the pictured on the atmosphere and
.' reliable firu.s to deal wiih, cor
lowed the umiiT, and the people have given it a moral and material
13 years; stalks (exclusive of roots)
GEO. POPE à CO.
Jwlli h» saveu l-> referring u» the rise up from the ground like magic;
BURNS AND HARNEY
support that renders its permanency beyond question. As it has
»temen.» i ii »fled up< u our circuía
and these white representations are are the two principal towns of Har 42 inches in length, heads well W O O I, G RADE R S ,
work oil indefatigable and unselfishly in the interest of the people, it
so truly drawn that a member of a ney valley, where, as will be seen filled, grain fine and large; planted
now asks for patronage that will yield something more than a bare
family living several miles away by our advertising columns, about
existence. It has become valuable to all uh a general ncwspa|x?r, and
Barley planted late, in April, on
from home, can distinguish the per all lines of business are near equal
reawnÄ rnh ».
sons of the family as they walk to the present demand—teachers,
Is Now a fixed Institution of the Valley.
M rs . A i . meda S tenger .—Burns, -COMMISSION MERCIIANTS-
about the yard: as brother from fa lawyers, doctors, printers, druggists,
June 22: Barley, sowed last year,
/ L-i Mnotf
N< te Heut*. < «<r< »,
merchants, carpenters, surveyors,
iss Alle» 5« 1 •"'•«•»MÍ
. ..... ..
cultivated ground; 30 inches —ADVANCES MADE ON WOOL.'
THE SOIL AND CLIMATE
ard a hoKrf*” ' ' ' “
blacksmiths, butchers, saddlers, on
high; stalk bulky, grain well filled.
.LD i» 1
-*■ is kept •eg'; ar;y on
for re- of Harnev valley are an exact coun grocers, builder», jewelers, etc.
Alfalfa, cut above the ground;
__ Ueo. P. B*W“ii Newspaper Ad-
Each of these two towns is the fine, strong, in blossom, 27 inches Geo. McGowan -
terpart of that of Umatilla county-
reatr, 10 Spruce fit.. New Yurt.
w»-rt wfc M
Oregon, the best wheat-growing center of the section of the valley high.
V. .1. Millier, - -
county in the state. Very little has contiguous, and each has its local
A. J. B rown .—Near Harney. June
Agency with DENNY, RICE <t CO. Has, from the initial number to the present, persistently and impres
been done towards tvheat-raising value, that will serve in the future 23: Alfalfa, in blossom, average Boston
1.32 Federal st.
sively maintained that the Harney country was one of the finest
here, as yet. but those have been to render ah ealthy degree of com stand 38 inches high.
agricultural regions in the Union, needing only the presence of indus
LBl-t jiunin Harriron successful that tried it.
I.... Levi P. Mortoii
D r . T. V. B. E miiree .—Near
IP CLUB:-««. .
trious farmers to develop its wonderful resources. To prove the truth
A YEA1 Æfury
Harney; June 23: Lettuce, Oak
U llliain Windom
of the strong language in its columns, the proprietor gave up a part
John W. Noble cents a pound—»3 per bushel. Oats
•ns." or . UU '!'>«*«
Leaf variety; root 4 inches around;
of hi« office room to the exhibition of the products of the Valley,
Redfield Proctor and barley grow equally well, and vantages offered the people by Har
Benjamin F. Tracey
leaves green and brown variegated;
- Burns, Or and urgently asked for specimens cf actual growth and for everyltody
Agriculture . . Jeremiah M. Rusk bring 3 to 44 cents per pound.
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stalks white, crisp and tender;
Win. H. H. Miller
to cnll and inspect them. Attached to each specimen was the name
____________ ¡.John Wanamaker falfa and red clover grow luxuri than twelve months by the estab measured 20 inches straight across
of the producer, often with the mode of cultivation This was a
antly; timothy and red-top thrive
the face of the head from tip to tip
tangible, practical presentation of the matter, which any one could
NEW LAND OFFICE
A N I)
finely. Pasturage is excellent; nat
of outside leaves (exclusive of
verify. How successful this movement has been, hundreds can testify.
^cv’tng-flad*' •***- - J
ural grass abundant, and is cut for in Harney valley, where there are ground leaves.)
All T he H erald asks in return for itsefforts to serve the people, is
Tuns. H askell .—One mile of
increase of public patronage—a modest request when it is consid
ton in the winter. All cereal crops
L. J. B. M< Elroy.
Burns; June 26: Alfalfa, in blos
u.i n : I
that it returns to each patron more than his money’s worth.
furnish som, 42 inches high.
K S. Strahan.
Promptly executed. The building ba» been on If each resident of the Harney country will subscribe or renew for
thousands of families with homes.
K Win. P. Lord.
M rs . T iios . H askell .—June 26; larged and improved and i» orepared to turn himself and take one or more copies to send abroad, it will so extend
7 W. W. That er,
all kind» of bla< k»inithing on »hurt notice
In winter the weather is cold but Also, a county-seat for
Gooseberries <Jn a single branch; out
T he H erald ' s sphere of usefulness as to enable all to claim that it
and in the beat style. Tenn» ('»ah.
JA F ee .
pleasant, the usual effects of alti
the large English variety; branch
J. !.. R akd .
tude being checked by the gentle
8 inches long; 5 bearing twigs to
ehinook, or west wind. The snow tion of affairs pertaining to this the branch, containing 151 very
Is a true Advocate of the Harney Country.
■ hney :
great valley within easy access of large berries; weight of whole, one- Red Front Liverv &, Feed
G. W. G ilham fall is sufficient to preserve wheat
J. T. SHIELD»
. W. E. GKAt E and supply moisture that is not
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
V. J. M ille * furnished by rains.
Flowers: A boquet of cut Howers,
.L ytle H oward there is a pleasant breeze constant
from Sweet Williams grown from H. CALDWELL, - -
T. B. Jumes
P roprietor .
pass directly through Harney val laot
last year ’ r s aeedlingB;
seedlings; 4 colors,
W. R. G uado * ly blowing, which tends to keep
MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING,
A. A. I UAI5G agreeable weather, no matter how- ley. and after tha’ what more is roon, 2 shades, magenta, and pink
. E. ALRERSoN
A CASH BUSINESS AT BED-
-L. IL B aker hot the sun’s rays, and the nights
Under these conditions it is not
T he H erald presents unusual advantages. It is centrally located in
cool enough to make covering de
M rs . T. A. M c K innon .—Near
si> ■ run:
necessary to say that the first to
a new and rapidly growing country, where manufactures of all kinds
A. F. »T.IJ.IMG
procure homes will be the first to
are needed. We will soon have direct railroad communication with
W. M. T oa MFEND der corer comfortably the year
Ju our motto. Good Bnrgv Team». and Nice
reap the harvest of the forehanded, lings. Very large and very fine.
Live business men of Is.th sections should
Raddle Horr « Fnrnifihedat Ke«aonnblc( barge» Portland anil the East.
and 1’artlrnlar Attention paid to the Boarding
for the fact is seL--vident. The
innon .—Burns; June and Groom Ing of Transient Htock. Hay dt Grain use T he H eraui ’ s columns to secure this great and growing trade.
Its rates, proportioned to its circulation, arc reasonable.
There is no timber in the valley invitation to come among us and 29; Barley 52 inches high.
i 3 HP K tOIMiK. NO 77. I. o. <>. F.
is particularly extended to
except along tlx water course, settle
Feltowg Bull rv. r . -mur
where there is a light growth of the industrious of all classes of timothy with heads measuring from
birch and an unusually large, heavy farmers and stock-raisers.
8 to 10 inches in length.
growth of willow». But the adja
T hos . S tephens : near Bums; Ju
TERMR. IN AOVA»« 'F:
GHEAT NATURAL CURIOSITY.
cent mountains are heavily tim
ly 16; Grass, red-top, 31 in. bight. Mrs. Louis Racine, - - Proprietress.
bered with fir, pine, juniper, moun
150 spears to single root, or from A limited nurnlK*r<»f guest« can “er-ure the
< Inc copy one year.......................
tain-mahogany. etc. Haw-mills are
Malheur Cave is located on a sage one seed; '30 acres in.
mfn>( comforlabie lodging room« in the town
located in the pineries, and the lum brush plain about 1 mile front the
M aupin B ros ., one mil. north of of eatable« the niaricrt afford«.
1 Iv Three copies, one year
ber. which is of the Is-st quality, head of the smith fork of the Mal Burns. Aug. 2d. barley 4J inches,
Five copies, one year..............
sells much cheaper than in the heur river.
wjth fine head of grain; t8acres in.
CASTO» CITY ADVERTISEMENT*.
8. J MorttEK’UEAD — Aug. 4,
Tie r» is a small basin at its
timothy 43 inches long, aid appar
g^“< all on or address
The eave is 20 feet wide and 6 ently not nearly grown.
pr< duced in the Harney country
D. L. GRACE,
C has . Z
” ieglf . r — ”
are large, finely flavored, aburulant feet high at its entrance, and has
White Sheaf Atstrllian
• r- kell
canton city <>!tro«>x.
t*. P.. -i.'cr.
feet, and then turn* to thenorth wheat, ’s ; inches high wih hr~wt«
plication stive the adilrcssos of «eV-
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
superior to that grown in Ohio, Ill
inois, Missouri. Tennessee, or Kan
sas, we personally know as regards
size, “mealiness, and flavor.
THE EAST OREGON HERALD.