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BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, THURSÒ a Y, AUGUST 29, 1889.
THE JIERA LD. /
$2.80 a Year.
with and abreast of the advance of
Harney county. Only $2.50 a year.
T THI K s D a 'Y
A h Tol.l V« by an Ohl S 1.1 prof 1HO3,
N. Brown began the erection of
To Which is Alitivi! Iritcretuin#
Data ('oncerr.in^; the
first Grist and Merchantile Mill)
Early Settlers in
in the valley.
P kopkietoks .
1889—The creation of Harney
THE tlAKNF.Y CCVNTKY.
e4lJHSCKlpriO> i: \ n -
was obtained with follow
Several weeks since while visit The winter of 67-68 the Indians
|. ... I
ing officials: Judge, T. J. Shields;
ing The Devine ranch at Wright’s surrendered to Gen. Crook on the
Clerk, W, E. Grace; Treasurer. T.
Point we were shown the remains site of the old Malheur agency.
H. Roberts; Commissioners, Lytle
of old Camp Wright, the grave of a
Mace McCoy, a cousin to Win. i Howard. T. B. James; Surveyor,
i. A p rmtPUirlarequir. i
gi.e in.’i <• i.\
ml a. ’’ re.urniRf ihU pGper it.x-s n.a a k wr ihe soldier before it pointed out, and M. Page late of this county, went
W. R. Gradon; Sheriff', A. A. ('ow
^kwhenatuht rihBU«.<•« Ii.n tuke IL h paper
f th« oil« «. MU ilbe reus II fur i h n.»i beitK the tall grease-wood grown all over from here to Arizona with Gen.
Y—MON DA Y, SEPT. 2 d .
- ----- --- 2 AW. neg.«cturd»> * • makes he p. s
^^SrreGp^mlbiGtul»« publisher fur pa. inent the grounds told us many years Crook and came back in 1873.
He1 School Superintendent L. B. Ba
Biers h b paper disruu- had passed since the soldiers threw
Q vartek -M ile D ash —Free for Ail................................... Purse $150.00
now resides in Waitsburg, Wash.
ku Rrrearugi b . .»r the Pub-
it seii i i. mi ii pa inetu ik up the embankments, and
1863 to 1873—C. M. Lockwood
Wh* leaiiioiiiu whe herit
P. F. Stenger obtained the first
SECOND DAY—TUESDAY, SEPT. 3 d
pr ii.»t. There • nil be American colors floated above the
L‘ from Michigan, located in Jackson daily mail, and erected the first
till pa inetu is made
ii . e D asii —For 2-and-3-year-old Culls
takes a paper from the surrounding swamps.
'county, Or., a government con- i cosely and elegant family residence
[te«i io his uh me or ati-
Who commanded at Camp tr.v.tor for military posts on the
suis riuedur not. ifi
Who named it? How k fiontier, and said to i»e a fine-looking the county.
THIRD DAY—WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4 th .
is his paper shipped Wright?
• Pu.iiisher (uiiiiniub
it?, liberal, noble-hearted man. Js the I The United States in Land Office
H alf -M ile H eats —2 in 3—Free for All.......................... Purse $150.00
Doll II 1 Io pH for it ii many companies garrisoned
fur Harkey DistrivVwas established
»«fftn e This pr«M «•««;«
k hi Ub. 'pay fur a hat he How long: ago since Soldiers weSe prgt man |jla( (ji(J lll0re t]lan nlert.
Burns with J. P Huntington,
there? Why were they there? To1 ly pass through the country. He
FOURTH DAY—THURSDAY, SEPT. 5 th .
•filed that refus’ng t«.
and Ilarris.m Kelly, re
iouii a n from the p. bi
Free f, r All Harney Co. Saddle Horses........Purse $100.00
uiKH.H'ii for, »Villi.ill
; it was that built the present road
rimu fu< ¡u eviueuc e oi Why fight them?
Who was the leading from Canyon City through ceived.
18??—Abner Robbins now of
dead man? Was he killed or did the town of Rums. When he died
FIFTH DAY—FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 th
used to ride on pack
O ne -M ile D ash —Free for All............................................. Purse $200.00
I he die from a natural cause?—were in Salt Lake City, he was a very horses among the Indians, long be
the questions that rapidly followed wealthy man, whom no poor man
..... . . Vaud Si.
each other while gazing uj»on the envied, since he had always been fore any white men lived here.
origin of names .
evident remains of a part of the known as the poor man’s friend.
Entrance Fee, Ten Per Cent of Purse.
rated Nev. spa per
«„ ¡r.iu,, 4 and
” valley was named
pi.-! history of Harney valley.
Blood Horse Association Rules to govern all Races.
... . 1Ma a <4_
18G5—John Craven, a native of from the diamond-brand of McCoy
Point Wright towering high
No Money will be given for a Walk-Over.
Ray county, Missouri, came to Or- A Ruby’s stock.
■»er. r 1
“Purses Hung on the Wire.”
above the surrounding country like
. , . aaúSMBRi
1 egon in 1864, enlisted in Eugene
“Silvies” river in honor of a Ca
>« rums B
the sphinx that grimly guards the
City, in 1864-65, in the 1st Oregon nadian trapper, killed in an ear
the secrets of the Nile, stood as
P. F. STENCER, Burns, Or.
Volunteer Infantry, Co. “H,” Capt. ly day.
mute and untouched by any appeal
L. L Williams in command; and I “Blitzen” or Donner-und-Blitzcn,
by the ignorance of 1889. Some
Hur »er’.-* Young I’eoj le
in August, 1865, came with his from the exclamation of a Dutch
I and Alden’s Manifolli i \ < l<»pe<lin,
one remembered that one of the
• ! i additional volume nf - t \'.» i . ¡.
Company, to Camp Wright, at the soldier in Gen- Crook’s command,
«Air* her vuittinv. p. h a¿e.
soldiers of Camp Wright had.come
age of seventeen years. Mr. C. is while was standing guard over the
um Vi, MU •Copies of t'l lheab»ve w. rks ■ »in he ex into the country a couple of months
<i a. le.fi.ire in .he Kca .ii.g k.>vin.
. not only the only Camp Wright sol pack-mules during a vivid thunder;
since. On returning *o Burns, we
dier in Harney county, but the old storm.
interviewed the old soldier and
est resident of the Harney country.
■TPublishers of peri. jdi< n s are solicited
iclubbiug ra <&. a i^p' *'* Hiuir work fur gleaned a reply to nearly every I
1870—John S. Devine came to Steen who escorted emigrants un
nd'hat .(»MJ Kvauiug Kouin—Vi e ti.c, unit r.ind : he
it eiusew e.er> ha.i . i. •
i question, to which we have added
the valley; is still a resident.
der Fremont, in an early day.
.toe,,, bv advertiseoieui.
information hitherto o tained from
H rkal tl
1872—The Smvth family, of Hap; “Catlow” valley after John Cat-
. * .».¡«J
py valley, and John Chapman, came low, the first cattle man that
> F I p il ADVERTfMNi. :
Whiti g, Mr. Fitzgerald and sever
* !.. it 1
in with stock.
orought stock into that section.
! C Elf L j 1 wk
I 1873—Stille Riddle, John Boone,
“Camp Harnev” was established
1 Ì..IX» '■i.uitl Vib !
Get ral Harnev in 1853 while
5.00 1 b.<r-
John S. Miller, Jos. Cooksey, Tims, in 1867, and named after the Har
1 hJ ti.OU, 1 J. 00 1
esco ting emigrants through this
. <1 K iwi 1Ô.0Ü ;•
Prather and the Vcnators brought ney country by Capt. Kelly of C’o.
r. * 0 lb.0U2tf.UU 1
v .llev li id a ! rush with the In
*).UU.| ot OH !
- / e- )
cattle and horses into the valley. “A,” 1st U. S. Cavalry. Capt. Kelly [
WE HAVE THE I.ARGETS STOCK OF
ti:. s. and the valley was named
Frank McLeod (a former subscriber was formerly from Fort Klamath, I fW“DRY-G00DS,
in I.is ho. tir— y whom we have
■ >’ r I
to T he II eiiald , in Livingstone, and went from here to Arizona i
4« rhnrged eurn, »
Montana) Jas. .Sheppard, and the where the Apaches captured his
In thespring <jf 1865Gen. Wright
Li«mimFb 1 ni*
s per went down I efore Crescent City,
yéai.?||’-r -u it., b . .rai.K4tui,
rice Fitzgerald, one of the U. S. sol head of horses to get her from them
Cal., with the ill-fated Brother
diers stat oned at Camp liar, ey; —lie died in Arizona^’
in the fall of 1865,
¡ette ,i pv Bit i'll u B'iiibiitig rviKler Jonathan, and
rrçu L it »u«-..««i h neek b mu in with
still a citizen of the valley.
Capt. L. L. Williams of Co. “H”
.« 141 a Ui frtv.
Saptember 2d Burns races—fine i
1874—P. F. Stenger and Thos.
A b ve B ercut pe «Il utir u ’ er. iRetnen'B
on the track now. All the
vu Hi< u -’ fi ♦* eu< h- 1st Oregon Infantry, in command
Whiting brought stock in from
______ ^ Auverliiii.R tu im ui..........
< n iii;«-. of parts of three companies sta
on hand. Everyi ody , Look
brniu bnd «tente n'in.»unee-
Douglas county, Oregon. P. F.
uli< i u-. HB ev.s.
tioned on the grounds since August
order the rule.
J I à 4
î F. Bu< ini.
of that year, near the present site
Just received Three Tons of Sugar, which we sell very cheap.
the present Peter Clemens ranch,
of J S. 1 evii.e’s r s ib-nee, named
We hav. 500 bbls, of best Roller Flour, wh.ch we will sell at $7.50 per bbl.
where Riddle A Boone had camped
Gately’s Universal Educator and i
th cai.-p iii hono
.■ I sc- our Large Stock of Calico, Gingham, Muslin, and all kinds of Dry-Goods
___________ I l.
two years i efore, and Whiting at Business Guide is a solid, carefully
iot7 1 'i c' ' 1:‘ ' 'ïîr'li'iHh’r'c1,‘i'i llCfl £IU8linnfor 8.
Valico’ 6 cents; «¡"Khains, 10 cents; Chev-
l,j. a au rc.MK.U»«» »
Rock Point the present site of ■ prepared and thoroughly useful i IS, -2 C.,... , and all othir Goods of Every Description and Quality, and Style, in like proportion, but
wa'.«u e » hi <n> «■«.: o.
he call« d, ‘ Point W right ”
book. It gives in a clear and brief
¿jlfli- aven«*« (■>»•"
u ..u. ■
Burns. Mail route from Canyon form everything which a person
add aad awKaMIlM ' ■
In Scptciio er, k65, there was a
City via Camp Harney to Fort would ordinarily care to know and
fight between the Indians, Harney
I Bidwell, Nev., was estadlished and for which they would generally
h ii ed with nca tu ts Valley I’iutes, and a part of the
GIVE US A CALL AND BE CONVINCED
consult an enclyclopedia, a form
¡te i a . i s
mail canied by Doc. Anderson.
force under Capt. Williams, be
book, or some technical work on
1 .el 1er hem s,
1878—Th.; Smyths, father and special science. It is a book of
tween Camp Wright mid Harney
( an-s, Ti< he s,
THAT WE CARRY THE LARGEST STOCK AND ASSORTMENT OF GOODS IN THE VALLEY.
D m CR^S, i.ll.
were killed by Indians, at the reference, a dictionary, a text ook
lake. And about the same time
•gulariv on fi’e for re- Lieut. Applegate of Co.
“II”, in close of the trouble with the 1‘iutes and a business guide all in on and
*»,eii Newspaper Ad
its 1200 pages are profusely illus
ii st., New Ù wit.
command of a part of Capt. Wil-, and Bannocs. The Bannoc warfare trated with colored maps and good
liatns’ men was returning from
| engravings. It consist of three vol- j
Camp Curry, where W. C. Cecil’s store and saloon put by a man ■ umes bound in one. Vol. I con-'
KEt Toll Y.
place now is, to Camp Wright, were named Josephson, and kept where tains an account of the plants and
b* al :
the Burns hotel now stands.
animals of the earth, its surround
7.. Bei jainin Dai r:s. n that evening attacked by the In
ings, its information, and its princi-
i.e» i P. Mvr on
JanitR». i.iai! e dians at some fortifications thrown
moved Josephson stock to where
\\ i.. ìhih WihUvin
Cenerai Blacksmith <&, Wason-maker.
of its people anda |mpu lar treatise CHAH. A. COGSWELL.
Svilii W. Svine up on what is now the Widow Mc
the Levons Bros, ranch is located. i upon law. Vol. II includes a treat Lakeview
Re» ficai PrvCtur
H. R. SCHLÄGEL ------ L akeview , O regon .
Pcnjan in i. Tia< ey
Daniel Wheeler was the first Jus ise on the science of numbers; in
Jervniiah M. Rnsk
Win. H. 11. Mi.ier
COGSWELL A COGSWELL.
struction in all kind of drawing; an
ger. Next morning about eight tice of the Peace.
1779-80—The military Post at article upon agricultural chemistry
miles south of the present town of
Prepared to do all Kindaof Work In lire Itlai kemith line.
lfoeee Shoeing at |?.M per head
J. N. Dolph
and the plainest and most practical
•| J. IL M icheli Burns, the Indians shot from the Camp Harney was abandoned.
treatise of physics and mechanics Attcrneys-at-Law
!. Ihtiger Hermann
Large stockmen began buying , ever issued; and an article on fam 1-ly
.ftjlvis ei Pci.iiojer rim-rock near the cove and wound
i e. . W. Mdsride
t . K. Hebb ed a soldier named Griffin who in out the smaller dealers.
ily medicine, covering more ground
.1. J'. MvEiioy
Fra k I akei after years died of the effects of the
1881— P. M. Curry, now of Lake than any other cingle book. Vol.
-B U G G I E S, WAGONS, ET C,,-^
K î*. S ruliau
Ill relates prncipally to 1 usiness,;
W ii . 1*. i.vrd injury, and another named Smith view, Or. came here.
MADK TO ORDER WITH NEATNESS, AND OF GOOD QUALITY.
social and domestic su'jects; com
W. Vx. liia. er
M. A. KELTON.
Egan Postoilice was established. plete instructions are given in pen
L I ISTRICI .
was shot in the foot.
A L L W O R K W A R RANT E D.
L B. I ron
1882— Geo. McGowan, the Mar manship. phonography, book-keep Practices in the court of the state, and before
The I’iutes of Harney valley
J.. I.. K ami
ing, dress-making and millinery, V» d. I « 1 û O e.
were under command of a chief tins and A. O. Bed. ll located.
Bl ARM Y ;
1882— McGowan & Martin open*
Í . W. GlL'IAM whose name is pronounced much
its praeticle cook I ook and numer
J. 1. .•'11! EL ■
. V. . t . (RACE like Wahweveh, who burned Camp ed a general merchandizing store ous reccipes is sure to interest every
___ B (D,
Wachmaker & Jew.31er
T. li. Ko E TB
W . Ab. (iB.t ON Wright some time afterward, and in Egan and the next year P. F. housewife.
A. A. ( O ING
J. XV. BONEBRAKE.
U. h. ALI Bft>uN diid years ago at Steen mountain. .Stenger I ought out Martin’s inter-
It is sold only upon the subscrip
I . I . I AKER
W M. M eeker
Regarding the lone grave now in
pany, 813 Market st.. San Francis Attorney, Notary Public &
L ytle H o and front of the remains of old Camp of the present town of Burns.
1. u. J am «'
co, Cal., who offer lilternl terms to
Wright the man's name is forgot
P roprietors .
agents and nre now receiving appli
Collector. . . . Lakeview DICKSON A SULLIVAN
O»FI< I .
ten, but hr was known among the new oostollice to be in the McGow cations for territory.
J. 11. II l’NTIN'GT«»N
,11 ARhlMtN tv. ELL Y soldi, rs as "Reddy” (on account of an
' A Stenger store “Burns,” in honor
Everything in our line of the Best. Liquors—Whiskies, Brandies,
his h..ir), was from the state of ' the famous poet of his native
Wines, Fancy Drinks, etc., Cigars, etc., always on hand when
In answer to a petition signed Livery I Feed Stable
hew York, and was noted among
you call on “Uncle Dick,” at Drewsey, Harney county, Or.
P. II. MURPHY.
his comrades as a great singer.
the Presiding Elder. Rev. Ira Wake LAKCVIRW - - - - OREGON
L O. F.
One dark night in Fvl ruary, 1866.
Ii, ewr« .-a nr« « Ht
patent-outeide, was estab- field, of the M. E. Church, Rev.
while in campon the Blitzen “Red- column,
Wm. Bartholomew was changed Aiwa'non HAY
hand, and prompt attention given
dy ’was called up for his turn to '
from Long Creek to Harney circuit, all ordetB for lean.a and veni< lea.
1887— T he E ast O regom H er and will hold meetings in the val-
guard the pack mules in charge of
P ck Master Mace McCoy, and ald , a 7-c<»lumn, patent-inside, ley as follows:
1st Sabbath in each month, in
plant was established by
\« et tv«:.
Burns, at 11 a in: and at the
WASHINGTON, D. C.
C. A. SNOW A CO.
trs »lien la received a shot in the D. L. Grace.
Island school house nt 3 p m.
and a second in the In
2d Sabbath at Harney, at 11a I IM 7U2IN!IS!$2.50l I
l*aten*» obtained. an<l all patent brndneM Httenrtert to promptly and for moderate tee»,
A tear. Mend k-\ct.» Belford. Clarke Ac Co., New
McCoy, sa d to Lethe finert < nl irged to an “all-at-hoine-print, m, at 7 pm.
our offl<e 1a . pp. »lie rhe
H. Patent <>rn<r. and wr ran obtain In lew time thaa thoaa
York, L»r ■ sample cop .
3d Sabbath at Burns, at 11 a m.
remote from Waahlngton
Send M,rde1 or Drawing. We advlee ae Is patentability frea
mi iir.’aineo; in the country, , and making it the first and only news
7 p m.
of charge: and we make no char*re nnh-wa patent la ae< ured.
the first setilrr in Diamond valley, paper ever printed complete in the
We refer here to the p. atmaefer, the Superintendent of Money Order Dlvialon. and to
4th Sabbath at Evergreen school
offlf la e of the f. H. Patent ofllce. For r lrr ular, advlie. terme, and relerencee to actual
with John Mulkey bore the dead Harney country, It R|K-nds the house on Silver creek at 11 and 7
rllenfa la your own State or eonuly, write to above addreee.
soldier three days on pack mules to money it makes, in keeping up o'clock.
THE HISTOIIY <»!•’ CA'll' WltlGHT
bury him at Camp Wright, where he
has lain undisturbed the past 24
years, his loss of life and his grave
unknown to friends and relations
AND SEE THE NEW GOODS WE ARE RECEIVING DAILY.
J- DurKlieimer cfc Co.
THE DREWSEY SALOON.