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O regon H erald
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1889.
$2.30 a Year.
THE HISTORY OF CAMP WRIGHT
with John Mulkey bore the dead School Superintendent L. B. Ba-1
BURNS A D V ERTISE M E NTS.
soldier three days on pack mules to ker.
Aa Toltl V® by an Old «»hlicr of 1M05, with John Mulkey bore the dead
I’. F. Stenger obtained the first
To Which in Added Interesting
' soldier three days on pack mules to daily mail, and erected the first
Data Concerning the
Early Settlers in
bury him at Camp Wright, where lie coselv and elegant family residence
has lain undisturbed the past 23 the county.
I years, his loss of life and his grave
The United States in Land Ofiieo;
Harney District was established
Several weeks since while visit
with J. B. Huntington,
ing the Devine ranch at Wright’s
additional notes .
register, and Harrison Kelly, re
Point we were shown the remains
of old Camp Wright, the grave of a
18??—Abner Robbins now of
! soldier before it pointed out, and surrendered to Gen. Crook oil the
used to ride on puck COME ONE!!
anawar’the the tall grease-wood grown all over
horses among the Indians, long be
,’.Vr the grounds told us many vears
fore any white men lived here.
I i he p. sr- hiyl passed since the soldiers threw M. Page late of this county, went
ORIGIN OF NAMES.
up the embankments and the
” valley was named'
, ur the 1’ub- American colors floated above the
1 pa.me lit is
from the diamond-brand of McCoy
It whether it
here < an lie
1863 to 1873—C. M. I.ockwood ifc Ruby’s stock.
Who commanded at Camp
nt is made
“Silvies” river in Iwnor of a Ca-1
I from Michigan, located in Jackson
per from I hr Wright?
nadian trapper, killed in »a ear-!
name or uu-
WE have THE LARGETS 6TOCK OF
it? tractor for military posts on the ly day.
ed ur uut. is many companies garrisoned
IIow long ago since soldiers were! , frontier,and
“Blitzen” or Donner-und-BJitzen,'
said to he a fine-looking
Why were they there? To! liberal, noble-hearted man, is the from the exclamation of a Dutch fW* DRY-GOODS,
•r CulUilUKB there?
pay for it if fight
£•* BOOTS, SHOES,
first man that did more than mere soldier in Gen Crook’s command, |
Mv fur what he i Why fight them?
Who was the ly
Ever brought into
pass through the country. He
Was he killed or did it was
■ft refusing tc •dead man?
that built the present road pack-mules during a vivid thunder
flr«>ni the post
|d[for, wit hull
leading from Canyon City through storm.
■cia evidence ol the questions that rapidly followed
same, to I
“Steen” Mountain after Major
town of Burns. When he died
' * - iud.
each other while gazing upon the!
Steen who escorted emigrants un
evident remains of a part of the wealthy man, whom no poor man der Fremont, in an early day.
UALD CLUB LIST
past history of Harney valley.
I! 11 e Century, oue year
“Catlow” valley after John Cat-
envied, since hp had always been
Point Wright towering high known as the poor man’s friend.
low, the first cattle man that Look
tnonat Msgasine,om- .
8.75 above the surrounding country like
1865—John Craven, a native of orought stock into that section.
de>’a Lady a Book
Ray county. Missouri, came to Or
—Just received Three Tons of Sugar, which we sell very cheap.
5.75 the secrets
of the Nile, stood! egon in 1864, enlisted in Eugene Steen mountain, was named in
iiie'a Illustrated Nevvrt i'i ■ : 4.75
—We have 500 bi.Is. of Lest Roller Flour, which we will sell at $7.50 per bbl.
b.75 mute and untouched by any appeals
a dee Popular Moliti. I
City, in 1864-65, in the 1st Oregon ho .or of Gen. Alvord, who left the!
Bile's Sunday Maaasii..
Come and see our Large Stock of Calico, Gingham, Muslin, and all kinde of Dry-Goods.
Voiunteer Infantry, Co. "II,” Capt. coast in 1865.
6 00 ■one remembered that one of the |
■. a S ■
"e sell bleached and I libleached Muslin for 8 cents; Calico. 6 cents; Ginghams, 10 cents; Chev
GOO soldiers of Camp Wright had come :
in 1867, and named after the Har iots, 12.) cents; and all Other Goods ot Every Description and Quality, and Style, in like proportion, but
SKly Examiner ..
___ ily Examiner
8.00 into the country a couple of months Company, to Camp Wright, at the ney country by Capt. Kelly of Co.
texly Now York World
. 5.00 since.
t troll Free Presa
age of seventeen years. Mr. C. is i “A,” 1st U. S. Cavalry. Capt. Kelly
di. Lìtirper'n Mugliatile
Upon returning to Burns, we! not only the only Camp Wright sol . was formerly from Fort Klamath,
. 5.20 |
.uriwr’s Weekly .
GIVE US A CALL AND BE CONVINCED
, iuritor’s Buxnr......... de . 3.75 interviewed the old soldier and' dier in Harney county, but the old and went from
here to Arizona
St?' Uir|>er'a Yóung Pe<>i le ‘la, 2.90
gleaned a reply to nearly every • est resident of the Harney country.
“'’“••ten's Maulfold t'yelo|.idii
nal volume after Vol. I.
question, to which we have added
1867—A man named Walker car-1 daughter and he had to give 100 ■ THAT WE CARRY THE LARGEST STOCK AND ASSORTMENT OF GOODS IN THE VALLEY.
i uer volume, p< stage.
information hitherto obtained from ried the first mail, on horseback, head of horses to get her from them
Bl’S of all the above works mn t.e ex
Mrs. Stenger, Mr. McGowan, Mrs. from Canyon City to Camp Harney, —he died in Arizona.
ire in the Reading kootu
Whiting, Mr. Fitzgerald and sever-11 taking lots of chances of his life.
THE DETKOIT FKEE 1‘KESS
1872— Stille Riddle, John Boone,
«her« of periodicals are «.»]i<-ite<i ■ al others:
th raua, a copy of tlieir work for i
tig Room—We file, and bind Hie
•f every half-volume, rQd v«v , j ■ escorting emigrants through this py valley, and John Chapman, came !
; valley had a brush with the In in with stock.
1873— J. S. Miller, J. Cooksey, T.' Four Months Suhscrlj ti«»n for only 25
dians, and the valley was named
Cent*. Scud in Y«.ur Names Now.
fTn - ERTISING RATES:
j in his honor—by whom we have Prather and the Venators brought
i 1 not yet learned.
cattle and horses into the valley.
2 wk j 1 mo B mo 6 mo
General Blacksmith & Waeon-maker
( HAS. A. COOHWLLL.
F. A. rOGSWI LL,
Always alive to the requirements Lakeview
Frank McLeod (a former subscriber
95.Ou 98. UO 911 ou
and changes of the times, The
ITY Al b (Jo 6.50 12.00 18 UU
went down Itefore Crescent City, , to T he H erald , in Livingstone, Free Press was the first to note the
8 00 15.00 24.00
IL R. SCHLÄGEL
L akeview , O regon .
«00 10.00 20.00 82.00
Cal., with the ill-fated Brother
15.00 211.00 48.U0
z8 00 48.00 80. <X)
Jonathan, and in the fall of 1865,
where for something new and fresh
AMS oe 40.00 «0.00 110 00
; Capt. L. L. Williams of Co. “II” I rice Fitzgerald, one of the U. S. sol- in the line of high class fiction,
'1st Oregon Infantry, in command
, .. ... «eduction ro ail yeariv
something of a much superior grade 1-ly
Office, ur write «1» rub.it h< >
l of parts of three companies sta-' still a citizen of the valley.
Prepared to do ail Kinds of Work in the Rla< kamith line.
Horse Shoeing at 9?.fc0 jer head
of excellence to the mass of stale
arged extra, according t<. «pa< •
, tinned on the grounds since August
and flat “syndicate” productions
nCy. medicinal ads. at no price.
! of that year, near the present site
1874—P. F. Stenger and Tims, i found in the average weekly paper.
v ments at lcsa than 10 coni* per jofj. S. Devine's residence, named
yearly, or ¿0 cent«, trauKh ui,
, Whiting brought stock in from; Ont of the determination to satisfy
¡the camp in honor of the deceased | Douglas county, Oregon. P. F. this demand grew our unparalleled
M. A. KELTON.
i.sition 12 extra charge per in
<-B U G G I E 8, W A GONS, E T C.,->
nyOD ,i uf pavilion a standing reader I soldier, also, the point or head-land i Stenger establishing his camp at: offer of 43,000 in Cash Prizes for
MADE TO ORDER WITH NEATNESS, AND OF GOOD QUALITY.
ti to au. eat h ueek to run in a it It he called, "Point Wright ”
Practices in the cour<a of the state, and before
the three best stories to be written
U. S. Iat nd Office.
A L L WORK W A R R A N T E I).
! the I litzen, afterward moving to for The Free Press. With the de
areot vpe all our advert laetiieu r
A5 r .st four publk'Siluits. r. < « i
ilnglu lucaleslssisB. I i n n
Valley Piutes, and a part of the! 1 where Riddle <t Boone had camped all are doubtless familiar. That
s, birth, and death anti..mtn'
ch items soUehod ss t < it
force under Capt. Williams, be-: i two years before, and Whiting at it has excited widespread interest Wach maker & Jeweler
atea offered to rvlidott.
tween Camp Wright and Harney j | Rock Point the present site ofi! and comment will be readily under-!
| lake, wounding a soldier named I Burns.
stood. The competition is ended;:
| Smith in the foot, and another i Mail route from Canyon City via the hundreds of manuscripts are
I'f. fully aolieltiwg your I'.'.1', ii...
! named Griffin, who in after years ! Camp Harney to Fort McDcrmit, now in the hands of the judges an<l Attorney, Notary Public &,
to deal v ui . :■ .
years died from the effects of the Nevada., was established and the and is expected to announce the,
.11 be paved
saved by referrin. i >. . t > <<• •■
That same evening the In mail carried by Doc. Anderson, an prize winners and begin the publi
lymu our tin
• 11 u ok h injury.
t. AS! adjuiniaa evaailm:
dians set fire to the tall grass [a old Kentuckian, still with us.
A. C. BRODERSEN,. . . Lakeview
1 man named Keiger describes the
P roprietors .
DICKSON A SULLIVAN
1878—The Smyths, father and j September 1st. Look out for a
“•" OB WORK
grass of the valley “high enough for son,
were killed by Indians, at the i literary sensation.
'■>' " pt Ion exetuled with ii. a'ti. m
me to reach up and tie over my
mwiw nekaablc mu
Lou. J. Bosenberg, Mixologist.
The reading public is on a qui- Livery 1 Feed Stable.
I . head as I ride through it on horse- ' close of the trouble with the Piut.es
vive for the stories, hundreds hav
back] and Capt. Williams and his ! ceased. The first merchandise ing already sent in their subscrip
Everything in our line of the Best. Liquors—Whiskies, Brandies,
------- -ate Dea.a, Cana, Ti< k <- .
men had to take reftigj on a grease store and saloon put by a man tion. The time is particularly au LAKEVIEW - - - - OREGON
Wines, Fancy Drinks, etc., Cigars, etc., always on hand when
HAY Â (¡RAIN
wood knoll—somewhere about the | named Josephson, and kept where spicious for our friends and agents 1
yon call on “Uncle Dick,” at Drewsey, Harney county, Or.
Alwavaon hand, und prompt attention given
Buccaroo house of the Devine ranch | I the Burns hotel now stands.
to make a move all along the line, all orders for trama and vehicle«.
of to-day. En passant, two olden I 1879—Wm. Curry bought and as everyone will be interested in
time shot guns were found in the! moved Josephson stock to where reading these masterly serials. In
willows in that vicinity, a couple of theLevens Bros, ranch is located. order that none may be deterred on
Daniel Wheeler was the first Jus- account of the price we have con-1
At about the same time Lieut. Ap ' I tice of the Peace.
. eluded to offer The Weekly Press
............ Leri I’. Morton
........ JMUMG Blaine piegate of Co. “II”, in command of
four months for 25 cents, thus plac I I MAGAZINE I IS 12.50 1 II
William Wm.t. i.i
ing the paper within reach of all. It A year. Send 26cto Belford, Clarke 4 Co., New
............ Jvhll U Noble a part of Cr.pt. Williams’ force, Camp Harney was abandoned.
........ Redfield i’r<>< t<>r was returning from Camp Curry,
Large stocknren began buying
York, for u sample copy.
. Beniamin F. Tun
WASHINGTON, D. C.
C. A. SNOW à CO.
uultnre. .. Jeremiah M. Kupk (where W. C. Cecil's place now is), out the smaller dealers.
List that we offer a number of nov
. .. Wm. X. H. Mi.ii-r to Camp Wright, were that evening
Patents obtained, and all patent buBlncM attend«! to promptly and for moderate free.
attacked by the Indians at some I view, Or. came here.
trinsic value for dubs. These Four
Our bin. e 1« opp. nite the U. S. Patent ttfllt e. and we ran obtain In leaa time than thoae
fortifications thrown up on what is
I J. N. I'olpll
remote from Washington
Send Model or Drawing. We ad vise aa to patentability free
I J. H. Milrh.-ll now the Widow McGee’s ranch and
1882—Geo. McGowan, the Mar-
of rhnrre: and we make no charge unless patent i* secured.
I. DJlylFCBter Penm>> er called for fun after one of the com ‘ tins and A. O. Bedell located.
We refer here to the P«.«lmaa*er, the Superintendent of Money Order Division, and to
We make this offer thus early
offi< la’s of the U. M. Patent Office. For « In nlar, advhe, terms, and references to actual
W. Webb pany, Fort Drellenger.
1882—McGowan & Martin open because it is desirable that as many
McElroy the next morning, about eight miles
clients In your own State or county, write to above address.
ed a general merchandizing store names as possible be placed on our
r.k i ukei
. Htrahun south of the present town of Burns, in Egan and the next year I’. F.
. F. Lord
W. Th«} er the Indians shooting from the point Stenger 1 ought out Martin’s inter legin. as it involves some troul le
of the rimrock west of the cove.
est and moved the store to the site ami is sometimes difficult to sup
I» IL I son
The Piutes of Harney valley of the present town of Burns.
L L. R and
ply back num! ers.
Houses and Cottages
The rrv Ht lute » eating;, intensely fnmcln-
were under command of a chief
Canvassing for The Press is l>e- ating
1883—Geo. McGowan named the
nn<t po|/ular «ni Krrij.tion book
whose name is pronounced much new nostollice to he in the McGow coming easier and more lucrative
f. G i LIIAM
r. SHIKLDR like Wabweveh, the brother of old an dr Stenger store “Burns.” in honor every year and we believe the rc-'
BY J. W. BUEL.
IE. G k . uk chief Paulina whom Howard Mau
«• fam. ra and au<*< etwfu) Ameri« an
suits this year will be a surprise to wri The er, m< an<l
D. 8. HOPKINS, A rchitect .
r <»f “The I eau iful
Wilt. G RADON pin an old Mexican soldier killed
land. Robert Burns, Scotland’s fa al). Enter the field without delay “,<ea and Land," “The World’« WuiiUeis,” Etc.
L < O . INI*
Il iaa match. cm WORK OF ART. overl.’.OO
and you will, without question, be inagriti«
aplmed engraving«, «.taigne«! and
b. B aker Camp Wright some time afterward,
able to secure a very large list, re ex«<u ed ent
bv the l>eal ar ia a ami engra erg un
Grand Rapids, Mich.
L M eeker
etnbelliah i a pHgea and
and died years ago at Steen moun
ceiving generous compensation for add excitement to wonder.
t HO VARD
In a*i«.i«lon to 1 hie
int oinpa. able fea'nre ia a ipplemeute.l manv
b. J ane -«
Will furn'gh D< »Ign» of Houici. Cottagr», anti Margiona coating from Lt'tO on upto My
your labor. Don’t wait until route- grami
ai’«i beau iftii r I’LL-FA«»E « <»L«)l<E oi . ko
figure wa iteu.
ou id.ae.id »1 to ni) addrvM, and I will mail >uu a purtfo-
also in command of the turbulent by Horace D.llard.
on«- else has canvassed your terri GKil
’H iLiTK-. The nine brìi,ianl < o'ota uaed |
lio.>f.» tuaigniuf UAel.hika, like theme ..n file In E ast O regon II kha LD uffi< ♦, with
1887—T he E ast O regon H er tory.
reds. The d»functtown south of
in the pi< urt b pr,Mtn« e an aim. bi «lazzling ef
full via.i mi ea< n, iti.i size de.ai-a. complete *pecifi< atiui.*. and bid of materia.*, all very
fect. making hem perfect gema of ari. a.xl exe- j
fuii a..<i complete a » an* uru.nar,» carpeuieror builder will have no trouble in guing
FIT N G TON Burns was named in honor of his ald , a
ahea.i a id completing the work. And if vou do not find jua. what yon want.
Send for sample copies and < uie«i tu a <« a of I ,00u
N K ELLY
wha> (hang«» ,.u draire made, and I will a< < .»tnmo<’ate you. Or leave Ordera with Till
newspaper plant was established by
H rrald . You will ii aa < heap t«» erect a han*’«.»me houat aa to wa te inaleiial on au un-
blanks whenever you need them.
building. Wiljaid jMu hi re cvna.rucrug jour present lx tiding.
Regarding the lone grave now in D. L. Grace.
markable bu«>k. Ol«l e<|pene. < < d ajen a
18M8—In May T he H erai d was in payment for subscriptions, we grn«p it a’ aighi, for the realize here ib mg
front of the remains of old Camp
mone) it it. In realty it fan marvel .,f bouk-
Wright the man’s name is forgot enlarged to an “all-at-home-print,” cannot use them.
makii gart. If
uant io make Buine money,
here ia a golden «>p|»-,r.unity for >«*u. An agen
ten, but he was known among the making it the first and only news
The Free Press Co., Detroit Mich.'
■Murday at Soldiers as “Reddy” (on account of paper ever printed complete in the
ÍÑ. N. G.
From $5 to $25 oer day
his hair), was from the state of Harney country. It spends the
It 1« a< Knowledge 1 bv all j-u’«l'«bera and ag-
>ew York, and was noted among money it makes, in keeping up Agents
to tie ihe han< a«>rn< a . f*a.iB se.ling, and
at bo. k ever ptibi.aheu. Nend Immeol
his comrades as a great singer.
ately f«<r ll'.i’.a ra’ed < ir« ulai» and term« free, or
: New Rook the
One dark night in February, ¡836, Harney county. Only $2.50 a year. Wanted
opp. riiinily will lie I. at. To aave time and
Thr m. st wonderful collect loti of rev< Tirau to ««“cnre it iiaanfh, a« n<i >1 for a complete
while in campon the Blitzen "Red
ar.xL v»i.t r atol gvgKV mv <’»• i"f '''' P»"Ple c tnv«a»i ig outfit and same choke of ferri ory.
N. Brown began the erection of e\»*r
pnb.iahed on*ib< glob«*. A makvf . lof
dy” was called up for his turn to the first Grist ami Merci entile Mill NONSY-8AV1NG
«n<l MON RY R I KN I NO D» R ev*r* Extra literal terms and exclusive
one owning it. Th« ii»and«of beautiit»!. helpful
FROM PRINEVILLE TO BURNS.
guard the pack mules in charge of i i the valley.
engravima. ahowing J uki ho *
«io every bing
Pack-Master Mi c ■ McCoy, and had
N.» c.ftnpe.l io»». n.Hhing like it In ’he unirei«* Working agent« are c.lining monev and yon
1889—Th; creation of Harney U hen y«,u «elect that « hi« h .« of Tjtt « value , ran «I«» tn?game. Neither experieme nor «ap |
not mom.t -<1 gt a d five minu ei Co1 nty was obtained with follow anhaaieanre.
All «int^reh ¿«airing favino ital 1« require i to engag«* in thia enterpriae, mb
C. B BAKER. Sub-Contractor.
EMFiX»YMRNT «nd I«»vllÌDg L»r «-»tne hing thor- the book vvil Bed itaeif if pt. perly presented,
when he received an arrow in the ing officials: Judge. T. J. Shields; oughh
» IK-T « Li’* at an ex ra«»r»'.it>ariit low and we give «»ur agent«30 «'a a^ time in whi« h
leaves Prineville Mom'.,, it • I m.
Arrives at Ipur, •
J, J ’’ ”’
arm, and a second in the heart. Clerk. W. E. «»race; Treasurer, T. fri . a. ah. nid nriie Mr de^ rfp’.o"
’«». to driver and cull« t before paying ua. Add re««
Leave« Burna Thur«dai«af o a in.
Arrive« at Prineville .
on the m- af reu «rkahle a« hie.erneut io bvok-
Mace McCoy, said to be the finest
makfng ab re’he world bexnn.
mountaineer in the country, and Howard; T. B. James; Surveyor,
SCAM MEL A CO.. Box >003,
Pas-rncer Rat«» from Prineville to J am». »710 R< andTrip.il I -with W dsp» delay.
the first settler in Diamond valley, W.
St. Louia or Philadelphia. 723 Market st., San Francisco, Cal.
R. Gradon; Sheriff, A. A. Cow
ing, Assessor. W. E. Alberson;
AND SEE THE NEW GOODS WE ARE RECEIVING DAILY.
T he D rewsey S aloon .
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THE LIVING WORLD.