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thing and then another until Pen- men some to him. Again,—10: 40
. nington drew a pistol and attempt —Jesus went beyond Jordan into
ed to arrest Balcom. At thisjunc- the place where John at first bap
THCRSDAY, JUNE H, 1».
: ture he interfered and ordered them tized and there he abode, and many
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D. I. GRACE, - - - Editor.
out of his house. After getting out resorted unto him, and he taught
side, Pennington once more ordered
T he Canyon City stage driver Balcom to throw up his hands, at him and said, John did no miracle,
brought in word last drive that a the same time threatening to shoot, but all things that John spake of
Leadina Merchant of Harney ! »ROOF.
fire had laid waste over two blocks i Deceased turned to his would-be this man were true.
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in tl.e city of Seatlie last Thursduy captor ands aid, "Here is a full John preached in all the country
breast,” receiving almost immedi about Jordan—so says Luke—but
DRY GOODS. CLOTHING. HATS ( Wi
X is It:
ROOTS SHOES. GR(H FRIES. llARni
ately a ball near the heart. Turn his principal place of baptizing was
JF’ozr ttio F'outr-ttL !
T he attention of East Oregon ing quickly the next shot struck in Bethahara. Now it is evident
-FOR THE 4TH OF Jt’LY. 1880.-
AND “I PUTTY,
X L” CUTLUfl^M
physicians is called to an article him in the back. Witness says from this narative that this place
addressed them on our first page. Pennington neither asked for as
cigaks > too NVMEUO us TO mention
It is hoped they will as citizens sistance in making the arrest nor a while was the place where John
comply with the request.
l did he offer to surrender himself. had baptized, and it was the very
CH3APEST HOUSE in Eastern
Below we give verdict of coroner’s place wheze Jesus himself was bap
A disaster visited Johnstown
Poor’s flat, 5 miles southwest of me like any one can not help but
Pa., May 31st, that has swept vil
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lages off'the face of the earth and Rye valley, Baker county, Oregon, see if Christ was baptized at all,
destroyed by flame and flood some
COME TO» TBUR-I^S
We undersigned jurors, having the water of the river of Jordan.
where near 15.000 lives. After a
rain of sixteen hours duration the examined the dead body here in the As the people in Bethahara used
walls of the resevoir above the city grove at John Poor’s house, find the water out of the river, as it was '
If you want to be happy, happier, happiest;
broke, a cloud-burst took place and the same to be that of Chas. B. Bal hauled and carried to the city of
IN HERALD OFFICE,
For this Town has entertained acceptably on such occasions, and is
the flood rolled down and swept com; that said Balcom met his Bethahara by the people, and with
Open every day except Sunday, from 9 a inloi
preparing to do even Letter than hitherto. Large assort
everything it touched out of exist death about 8 o’clock Tuesday this water John says I baptize ybu
ments of Fireworks ordered. The Brass Band
CJvery Lady and Gentlemen a welcome V isitor to t1.
ence. Latest advices show that an i morning. May 28, 1889, from pistol —see 3: 16. There wife no other!
• - S practising, etc., <kc. Come, sure, or you
Will be sure to miss the
effort is being made to prevent shot» inflicted by one Clinton Pen that the people who lived in Betha-■
death to survivors and assistants nington, and from the evidence pro bara could get water only at the
from ji*stilencc liable to arise from duced at the hearing we believe it river Jordan. John bore witness
G R A N D 1PROCESSION.
the decay of the bodies and fra to be a case of willful murder. We of Christ at his baptism; the peo-;
grant« of the dead. The details as also find Robert Ham accessory be pie remembered It, and confessed
CHAS. E. BOSWELL
given by the Daily Examiller are fore the fact, lt. M. Cartwright, that what John had said of him
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too sickening to read, especially J. D. King, Claude Seguin, Janies was true, and the people believed
J. C. PARKER, BURNS, AGENT.
when one has no money to contrib Odell, Albert A. Kniss, Geo. 11. Rol- . on him, and yet this place was
ute to the relief of the living, who tins.
Bethahara beyond Jordan, and at
Read the Following Programme:
Pennington and Ham were ar this place is where Jesus goes and
find themselves suddenly bereft of
Leaves VALE on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fritlan.
homes, families and all that makes raigned before Justice Thos. Smith i takes up his abode, and holds aj
Arrives at BURNS on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and
ORDER OF PROCESSION.
COMMITTEE ON ARRANGEMENTS.
this morning who, not recognizeing meeting, for many people resorted i
life worth the living.
Leaves BURNS on Mondays, Wednesday and Frida.. ...
W. E. Grace,
the offense as bailable, remanded unto him there, and he taught
Arrives at VALE on Tuesdays, Thursdays, anj Saiuii^Q^||
A. W. Waters,
2d. Liberty Car.
them to jail where they will re- i them. Where ever Christ was bap
H. C. Levins, A. A. Cowing.
To Our Correspondrnt«.
3d. Representatives of the Press.
E. B. Hanley, C. M. Caldwell,
gUCClose connection at VALE with stage for ONT.uJJ
In preparing your communica main in custody of the sheriff until i tized, you can see it is the place
4th. Citizens on foot.
I*. F. Stenger, Geo. McGowan.
tions, please write on one side of
5th. Carriages and Horsemen.
COMMITTEE ON REFRESHMENTS.
If he was baptized in the river
the paper only, and furthermore, in venes next Monday.
Jordan then that was where he
promulgating your esoteric cogita-'
preached to the people. Now who
tion, or articulating your superficial
EXRRCISES ON THE GROUND.
I urn, from all the facts in the can believe that Christ went into
sentimentalities, and amicable,
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.
philosophical, or psychological ob lislicd rules of logic, that John did the water where it was deep enough ! 1st. Music by the Band.
J. D. Shaw,
FROM PRINEVILLE TO BURNS FR00F.
J. C. Barker,
servations, beware of platitudinous not immerse, for John himself de to immerse, and took up his resi 2d. Prayer, by Rev. Bartholomew W E. Grace,
ponderosity. Let your conversa clares he did not immerse, but bap dence, and held a four week's meet
tional communications possess a tized with water, and whether it was
I settler h
leaves Prineville Mondays at 6 a m.
Arrives at Purrs
clarified consciousness, a compact in the river, or out of it, t’oes not
l.cavea Bur? s Thursdays at 6 a m.
Arrives al 1 I ...................
riiwiH ritruitUlni. «
1). 11. Smyth,
5th. Reading of Declaration of D. Carey,
comprehensible ness, coalescent con matter, it was not immersion—John was beyond Jordan in Bethahara
J. C. Garrett;/
sistency, and a concatenated cogen ease, compelled to infer from estab- I on Mount Olive twenty miles from Independence, by Geo. W. Hayes.
Passenger Rates from Prineville to Burns. $7.50. Round Trip, III-
B. F I.oyd, » .
E. A. Stauffer,
6th. Singing by Glee Club.
cy. Eschew all conglomerations of himself being judge.
A. J. Wilson,.
« * NWJ.
mes the I
7th. Firing Salute of 38 guns.
He that can believe that was
ffagrant garrulity, jejune babble
Q. Why then did John go down
the Jordan, let bin believe it.
ment, and asinine affectations. Let into the water.
President—T. V. B. Embree,
II of Dre
9th. Grand Barbacue:
your extemporanous descanting, A. Please, first prove to me that
Vice-President—S. B. McPheeters
[To be continued]
and premeditated expatintion have he did go into the water to baptize.
Grand Marshal—P. F. Stenger’
A Basket Dinner will be served.
intelligibility and veracious vivaci Q. Why, you don’t deny that, do
Assistant Marshals—J. W. Sayer,
After which the procession will
—Baker City Reveille June 5th: form again, and march back to
Isaac Foster, C, W. Jones,
ty with rhodomontade or thrasenical you?
D. II. Smy’li, Logan Cecil,
bombasticiiin; sedulously avoid
A. It it not clear to me that he 0. I’. Cresap, of Canyon City, came town, where splendid fireworks will
D. H. Levins, AV. Coatsworth.
be exhibited in the evening.
ItErRESENTAT IVES.OF THE PRESS.
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triloquil verbosity, and vaniloquent a'l the foregoing facts to believe he Rock last week was the first man ‘ - a Free buji aClngnt.
vapidity. In other words do it did not.
i ever known to fall a victim to “poi
Everything in our line of the Best. Liquors—A\hi»ki«3BB|
plainly, briefly, naturally. Keep
O. But don’t the Testament say son oak” in this state.
Boat Ford Items.
Wines. Fancy Brinks, etc., Cigars, etc., always onBxMKSI
from “slang;” don't put on aire; as plainly as it can that he went I/Jeff. Billingsley, foreman and AUDITION AL LOCAI, MATTEBS.
you cal) on "Uncle Dick.” at Drewsey, Harney
—Gardens and grain beginning
say what you mean; mean what down into the water and came up manager for John Devine, the cat
you say—and don’t use big words! out of the water?
tie king, was married at
~A 1L 3ills’ w!th wife and.eight to be affected by this continued
1 A. No; it says no such thing; the . last Wednesday, to Miss Emma L. c.h.il,lren fro“ Idaho’ can>Ped °n drought.
Silvies near Burns Sunday, and is
—School closed at Boat Ford,
nearest to it that it does say is that Harrison.
The Ilye Vnllcy Shooting.
On last Tursday evening an ac here looking out for a location for Mav 241li, and opened at Enterprise
John baptized in Jordan, and, that
Baker City Rcvielle, June 5th: Jesus, when he was baptized, went cident. resulting in the death of a a grain and stock ranch, having June 3d. Several pupils from the
Two men, Clinlon Pennington and up straightway out of the water, young man by the name of Weston, brought in a bunch of small horses. former school are attending the lat
R. C. Ham, who shot and killed 1 but it nowhere says that John ever happened near Van Houten’s on ZMr. and Mrs. Jno. Sayers were ter.
For 1889, and s«< ure a full volume oi r.um! ers It fs the
—An infant daughter of J. T-
Charles Balcom, were brought to went into, or came up out of the Hay creek. The young man was stopping at the Burns’ hotel, Fri-
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this city by deputy sheriff J. D. water; besides, John says I baptize handling a lot of range horses in day and Saturday, to attend the Barnes, of the Island, is danger- :
Smith, who had gone out after with water, not in it. And anyone company with his cousin, Mr.Cole, McGin ley performance.
—Some of Devine’s men riding
them. Previous to tlwir arrival who can read the New Testament 1 and while leading one the rope got I
Twalve Art Supplements,
—Dr. Embree chairman of the out Thursday morning last found
they had a preliminary hearing at in English, though he cannot read a fastened on his foot, and the horse
Huntington, where they waived ex word of Greek, may see it by just ran a half mile with him. Mr. M. E. church board of trustees was Wallachs, a German living on the'
The mars of in forma* ion ft
a covers the entire Pacific
ic entire Pacific
West Silvies. lying unconscious in and dea:a
with all sabjeca of inteier.
h a»* see Ki
amination and were held without comparing Mat’hew and Mark with Cole succeeded in heading th*
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the road near the ranch. He was < urraut year Tilt’ WEST SHORE
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bail to await action of next grand Luke and John. The translators horse off and rescued the young
be a complete exr.nnnnt
- careful chrocicier of
of the r...
resaurct - s of.
—Jno. E. Roberts was in Burns at once removed to the ranch and of
im )prtan"e in. the entire region c n'ira ? I .vi hlti the l:m * b of Oregon, R
have made Matthew say that John man who was horribly mutilated and took in the show Saturday.
British Columbia, »nd Aluakn, together with a in u> tit Ude of W1
being kindly cared for at the ranch, I of scenery, ciliea, indus'rhs, etc of the c. until s described
The prisoners claimed to be de baptized in the wilderness, and in and dead. Examination showed
All elegant engravings, in *»ol..iaur tints, u ill be issued, » ne wPh each num*
and is convalescing.
tectives who visited this section in Jordan: and Mark says that John that his leg was broken at the an-,
plements are 17x23 inches in* sis?, a.id represent some object vf geuerul ini
ture of the Magnificent Scenery of the Wiat. anti will aiunc be wor.h ihei
search of deceased, said by them baptized in the river Jordan. But kle. several ribs broken, neck bro-; in Burns Monday.
land, has received its hymn books You cannot do without THE WEST SHORE for DY9 Only|. .5«’; iO (1s1-
to be a murderer and a fugitive Luke says that John came into all ken, and his head and face badly
—W. E. Grace spent this week and lesson leaves, and is doing well. if sent beyvnd the liini s of the United S.atca, Mexico» vr ( auada; single wpiff .
from justice. When they ap the country about Jordan preach bruised. Young Weston lately in Burns.
— A family named George ar
L. SAMUEL, P ubi - isiier , RORTLAND. ORECO^B
proached him he at once attempted ing the baptism of repentance for came from St. Paul, and was not
riv< d from Nevada last week, and ._ ____ ... ___ ____ __ . r _
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—J. W. Whann of La Grande, after "spying out the land” a few
to evade arrest by drawing a knife remission of sins, but he says not used to handling wild horses. He
and making an assault which led one word about his baptizing in the was 22 years old and had no other Or., manager of Staver A Walker's days, 1. rated on the Rcd S.
—Two new claims located in this
to his being shot in self defense. the river Jordan. And John in relative here than the one men branch house at that place was in
THE TOWN OF LAKEVIEW
neighborhood by men of families.
It is said the prisoners have in their his gospel says that John baptized tioned.—Ochoco I.eview.
Lake Co., Oregon.
One on Sec. 5 and the other on the
possession badges showing them to Jin Bethahara, beyond Jordan,
AS IT IS VOICED BY ITS LOCAL NEWSPAPER 4 THE
■^Paul Locher has the finest slough above Dr. Embree’».
belong to a detective agency.
Now Bethahara is known as Beth-
Boat Ford. 6-8-89.
B ee .
spring planted potatoes of the sea
BUSINESS MEN abroad see that LAKEVIEW, Lake co.. Or., container 1 -
Ths testimony of Mrs. Minnie any—see Smith’s Dictionary, Page
1 Kr..cer: 2 aalooi s; 1 brewery; 1 undertaker; 2 laundries; 2 furniture store; 1*
son; in blooip now and looking
Town Lots in Burns.
In answer to a petition signed
Balcom, wife of deceased, at in ' 60. It says that Bethahara, or
market; 3 lawyers. 3 physicians: 1 surveyor; 1 land agent; 1 dentist: J
blacksmiths; 2 harness sln.ps; 1 livery stable: 1 bakery; 8 general march»11®*
All parties interested in i above,
quest, shows that both deceased Bethany, was two miles east of Je by prominent citizens of Burns to
huuse. 1 milliner shop. 1 real estate agent; 1 taw-mill. Also, 2 Masonic le^F*
and his slaver, Clinton Pennington, rusalem, and Jerusalem was twen the Presiding Elder. Rev Ira Wake —Judge Shields was in Rurns who agreed to purchase heretofore, plar l<»dge; 3 Odd Fellow s’ lodgt s. 1 United Working Men's lodge.
but who have not consumated pur-
had been rivals in a contest for her ty-two miles from the river Jordan; field, of the M. E. Church, Rev. this week.
chaser, will be given time, until
hand when they were neighbors that would mcke Bethahara about Wm. Bartholomew was changed
—Ex-Sheriff of Grant county A.
June 21st, 1889, to complete the
back in Nebraska; that when she twenty miles beyond the river Jor from Long Creek to Harney circuit,
C. Dore was in town Saturday.
THE HOPKINS HOUSE.
bestowed her affections upon de dan, on Mount Olive, where John and will hold meetings in the val-
same, at the prices named to them.
ceased, Pennington used bitter lan the Baptist was baptizing when ley as follows:
— Mrs. Burnison made the Wid All have been notified to make the
guage in her presence and uttered Christ came to John to be baptized.
necessary payments, and after
1st Sabbath in each month, in ow Bedot suit for Bob McGinley.
M. D..HOPKINS, P roprietor .
threats. Since Mr. and Mrs B’s —see John 1: 26-31. John ans
above date, the lots so conditioned
—The M. E. church was accept
arrival in this country, they had wered them, saying, I baptize with Burns, at 11 a tn; and at the
will be sold to others without fur
ed by the (.wilding committee last
EVERYTHING NEW AND FIRST-CLASS
been visited by Pennington and water, but there standeth one Island school house at 3 p m.
week; said committee and securi
Ham, who. upon representing that among you, whom ye know not—
2d Sabbath at Harney, at 11a
ties discharged, and board of trus —The Harney Fourth of July
they were short, financially, were 29. The next day John seeth Je m, at 7 p m.
Tbl. Hotel I. now (House. Room., and furniture, and offer« courteous «err!«»
given employment by deceased. sus coming unto him and said Be
til we were going to press, too
3d Sabbath at Burns, at 11 a m. clrarge of the church.
Of late, disputes over various mat hold the Lamb of God, which tak-
late for insertion.
ters, between her husband and Pen eth away the sin of the world. p m.
—Attention of Dr McPheeters of
IN CONNECTION WITH THE HOl’SK.
nington, had become frequent; she These things were done at Bethaba-
4th Sabbath at Evergreen school Burns. Dr. Gilham of Harney, Dr.
and her husband had overheard a ra beyond Jordan, where John was house on Silver creek at 11 and 7 Embree of Boat Ford, and any
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i U m JX u.«x ud li. ,
con vitiation between Pennington I aptixir.g. Here it is evident he p m.
other physician in Harney countv.
and Hani in which former said he baptiz-M our Savior; this no one
is called to an article addressed
D. M. FF.KKT * CO er»
would get even on his expenses in can deny, a:»d stick to the Script
General Blacksmith & Waejon
their profession on our first page.
»<knu«l»>«od tc bo tbo
coming West if it cost Baleoui's I ures.
IL R. SCHLÄGEL
« i’ ’ -i
In the world.
dren teethirr. 1« the prescription of one «»<
—Long Creek Eagle: Th e Jus
D M miUOo »
But let us go a little further— the be«t female nurses ;iud phy-i«'ii»n« in the
The disposition of Mr. Poor, at see John 3: 26—the diaciples of , United St »te*. and ha< been u*e«l for forty tice’s court is very quiet this sea
rrtr>.r»d to do or. Kinds of Work in (he Rlorksmi.h ¡hn.
rear* with never-failing «ncrew he ni'l’on«
whose house the shooting occurred, John the Baptist say to him Rabbi, of mother« for their children Dunn« the
proee« of tte’hii'g
value i< incalculable. ity have Keen getting in their work
is damageing to defendant, Pen he that wax with thee beyond Jor It relieve« the child from puin. cure* dy»en-
Win bo wum rm
b» oil »pi lieTti»«. Bod
to Ivt wwr'« fMtcteer»
ten and diarrhoea, gm mg in the l»ov eh or our saloon have a better brand
nington. Mr. Poor save the men dan, to whom thou lcares! witness. and
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a nd-o»h'. Bv triving health to the
had teen diluting over first one Uhold, the Hair Laptizeth. and all child it re-’ the mother IM* 23 rent« of Bourlon on hand, don't know
■ sts to osais with iimiu. >sn or eooo or.ur’-
( a bottle
2-17 i which
FERRT * CO.. DatraM.
A LI. WORK WARRANTE D.
GRAND 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION.
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