East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896, September 26, 1889, Image 1

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    O régon H erald
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1889.
—
—
he killed or did leading from-Canyon City through
BURNS ADVERTISEMENTS.
! dead man? Was
1
..... .......
tawnof
Burns,
When he
died I When he »lied
the tawnof
Burns.
he die
from - a ...........
natural the
cause?
—were
Harney Valley is a beautiful val­ the questions that rapidly followed in Salt Lake City, he was a very
ley
in Eastern Oregon in Harney each other while gazing upon the wealthy man, whom no poor man
Ta Gtr TT
4»1» fm
wm
county, between 118 and 120 de­ evident remains of a part of the envied, since he had always been I :
known as the poor man’B friend.
Ì
grees West Longitude from Green­ past history of Harney valley.
IKM AND P in ^RIETORS.
wich and between 43 and 44 de- j Point Wright towering high
1865—John Craven, a native of
grees North Latitude, about 3,500 above the surrounding country like Ray county, Missouri, came to Or­ i
feet above the level of the sea, with the sphinx that grimly guards the egon in 1864, enlisted in Eugene,
. .1.50
an
area of about 2500 square miles, the secrets of the Nile, stood City, in 1864-65, in the 1st Oregon!
.. .75
.2.50
1889
containing 1,600,000 acres of land. mute and untouched by any appeals Volunteer Infantry, Co. “H,” Capt.
made by inquirers of 1889. Some L. L Williams in command; and
This
valley
is
nestled
in
a
broken
NBWSTAPM kiwi.
chain of mountains on the north­ one remembered that one of the in August, 1865, came with his
is require to five notice by
lot answer the east. south and west with the high­ soldiers of Camp Wright had come Company, to Camp Wright, at the
[take his paper
into the country a couple of months age of seventeen years. Mr. C. is
11« not being est peaks of the Blue mountains on
M the post* the north and the Steen mountains since.
not only the only Camp Wright sol­
fur payment
Upon returning to Burns, we dier in Harney county, but the old­
■aper diseon* on the south, towering up into the
¡.or the l’ub- realms of perpetual snow.
This interviewed the old soldier and est resident of the Ilarney country.
II puvmeut is
I gleaned a reply to nearly every i 1867—A man named Walker car­
Jit whether it valley has
WE HAVE THE LARGETS STOCK OF
Hfhere can be
question, to which we have added
AN ABVNDANCE
put is made
ried
the
first
mail,
on
horseback,
per from the of water supplied by the Silvios ; information hitherto obtained from from Canyon City to-Cai .p Harney, gar DRY-GOODS,
^•“GROCERIES,
“CLOTHING,
name or wi­
' Mrs. Stenger, Mr. McGowan, Mrs. taking lots of char.ees'U# lri.C life.
ld ur nut. is and Blitzen rivers and their tribu­
gar
BOOTS, SHOES,
«“FANCY GOODS,
^»“HARDWARE,
Wbiting,
Mr.
Fitzgerald
and
sever
­
taries. and other smaller streams,
1872— Stille Riddle, John Boone,
per «topped I 1 all of which have their outlets in al-others:
Ever brought into
r cuntinuefi
General Harney in 1853 while and the Smyth family, now of Hap­
pay fur it if ¡the Malhejir and Ilarney lakes.!
This proceeil«
Harney lakes escorting emigrants through this py valley, and John Chapman, came i
jy fur what he The Malheur and
have
no
outlets.
These
two lakes valley had a brush with the In­ in with stock.
t refuRing t<
1873— J. S. Miller, J. Cooksey, T. j
j
are
connected
by
an
artificial
chan­ dians, and the valley was named
Iruin the pu6l
T for, wit hull
in his honor—by whom wc have Prather and the Venators brought!
nel
and
are
on
a
level
with
each
la
evidence
ui
Muuv,
cattle and horses into the valley. I
nud.
I other, to the contrary notwithstand- not yet learned.
In the spring of 1865 Gen. Wright Frank McLeod (a former subscriber i Look ! !
i ing. as yon will observe by the maps
Look ! !
Look!
8CRALB CLUB LIST
i giving the geography of this region. went down before Crescent City, to T iie H erald , in Livingstone, I
)...............IS.TS
These two lakes cover an area of Cal., with the ill-fated Brother Montana) Jas. Sheppard, and the! —Just received Three Tons of Sugar, which we sell very cheap.
ne year 3.75
HE I.?
Jonathan, and in the fall of 1865, Currys brought in stock; and Mau-!
F “
3.75 about 150 square miles and are
—We have 500 bbls, of best Roller Flour, which we will Bell at $7.50 per bbl.
Capt. L. L. Williams of Co. “H” rice Fitzgerald, one of the U. S. sol­
J “
. 8.75
NEAR TIIE CENTER
“
.4.00
—Come and see our Large Stock of Calico. Gingham, Muslin, and all kinds of Dry-Goods.
diers
stationed
at
Camp
Harney;
1st
Oregon
Infantry,
in
command
:
of
the
valley.
Their
shores
ar-
inwtrAtMÄBWBpHpcr
•
still
a
citizen
of
the
valley.
— We sell Bleached and Unbleached Muslin for 8 cents; Calico, 6 cents; Ginghams, 10 cents; Chev­
of
parts
of
three
companies
sta-
3.75 low, but they have never been
iots, 12. ctnts; and all Other Goods of Every Description and Quality and Style, in like proportion, but
i tinned on the grounds since August
. 8.7) known to overflow.
leiforil’B Magazine .
The
low
shores
1874
—
P.
F.
Stenger
and
Thos
. 8.U0
Weexly Call ..........
brought stock in from
. . f 00 ■ of these lakes accounts for the shal- of that year, near the present site Whiting
>ally CH
,?21.
... 8.00 ; lowness of the wells in this valley, of J. S. Devine’s residence, named: Douglas county, Oregon.
Veoxly Examiner ..
P. F.
.. 6.00
txily Examiner
8.00 ; which are from eight to twenty feet the camp in honor of the deceased Stenger establishing his camp at
Wecxly New York Wo. .1
...
3.Ü0
Detroit Free Preet
GIVE US A CALL AND BE CONVINCED
soldier, also, the point or head-land what is known as the Sod house on
Irrigation is
.. 5.00 deep.
Hurper'a klugMlne
he called, “Point Wright ”
.. 5.20
Hurjier’t Wwkly
the Blitzen, afterward moving to
NOT NECESSARY
„
Har|>er’s Bum...
' to raise crops and gardens. The
In September, 1865, there was a the present Peter Clemens ranch, I THAT WE CARRY TIIE LARGEST STOCK AND ASSORTMENT OF GOODS IN THE VALLEY.
i Hari^r'n Young 1'
^^Mllden’A Manifold CriT..pvl in
I soil here contains all the properties fight between the Indians, Harney where Riddle it Boone had camped Aug 8-37
donal volume tfier V. I. i.
i necessary to make a successful Valley Piutes, and a part of the two years before, and Whiting at 1
8,... tra uvr volume, per.»
: grain growing country. Small fruit ' force under Capt. Williams, be­ Rock Point the present site of.
eaof all the above work.....
.aure In the Reading 1. ...
i and shrubbery, and berries of near- tween Camp Wright and Harney Burns.
Mail route from Canyon City via |
' ly all kinds can be successfully lake, wounding a soldier named
Smith in the foot, and another Camp Harney to Fort McDermit, I
i raised hero.
«
pertodlrals u ■ ►
■■ i
J,... blislienof
named Griffin, who in after years Nevada., was established and the,
VACANT LAND
bins raïca a copy ot their >, !. r
LAKEVIEW ADVERTISEMENT
iitingRoom—W«Slu. u
as level as your floor in bodies of years died from the effects of the ( mail carried by Doc. Anderson, an :
e of every haU-volumc ■■■■? ’ -
i thousands of acres, is here to be ta­ injury. That same evening the In- ■ old Kentuckian, still with us.
lvertleemeut.
ken and is just as good as any that dians set fire to the tall grass [a ! 1878— The Smyths, father and i !
Cenerai Blacksmith & Wagon-maker
is occupied. Home seekers in Ore­ man named Keiger describes the I son, were killed by Indians, at the
IVERTISING RATES:
grass of the valley “high enough for close of the trouble with the Piutes
gon cannot do better elsewhere.
1 yr. 1
k 2 wk Imo 3 mo 6 mo
This Eden will not long remain me to reach up and tie over my j and Bannocs. The Bannoc warfare
II. R. SCHLÄGEL
L akeview , O regon .
>0 42.ÓMÍ 15.00 18.00 111 00 $15.00 1 in an unsettled state, but in a few head as 1 ride through it on horse­ ceased.
The first merchandise
X) 4 00 tt.fiO 12.00 18.U0 2H.00
>0 5.00 8.00 15.00 24 C -10 U0 ' short years this land will be all ta­ back) and Capt. Williams and his store and saloon put by a man
------- o.
>0 6 00 io. uo 20.00 12.00 5«).ru ken, the golden opportunities now men had to take refuge on a grease
named Josephson, and kept where
’M 9.00 uoo 28.00 4ri. uU 54. CO
16.00 •43.00 48.00 HO. 00 KO 00
wood knoll—somewhere about the the Burns hotel now stands.
•v
3 rfOOO «0.00 60.00 110.00 140.00 offered will be improved.
Prepared to do all Kinds of Work in the Blacksmith line.
Horse Shoeing at (2.M >er head
The climate is salubrious and Buccaroo house of the Devine ranch
1879— Wm. Curry bought and
will compare favorably with any of to-day. En passant, two olden moved Josephson stock to where
ral reduction to an >• > >
« iwi
at Office, or wri» to i i. H *
o-
other part of the “Inland Empire.” time shot guns were found in the the Levens Bros, ranch is located.
iinF*' charged extra, aecoru:
Burns and Ilarney are the princi­ willows in that vicinity, a couple of Daniel Wheeler was the ’first Jus­
uiui baac admitted.
pal towns and in fact are the only years since.
ral medicinal ads. at no price.
tice of the Peace.
BUGGIES, WAGONS, E T C.,
lite meat s at les« than 1) (ent« per towns in the Ilarney valley.
These
At about the same time Lieut. Ap
1779-80—The military Post at
»rice, yearly, or kO eeutu, truut>icui,
MADE TO ORDER WITH NKATNRM, AND OF GOOD QUALITY.
towns
are
about
fifteen
miles
apart
I.
piegate of Co. “H”, in command of Camp Harney was abandoned.
ALL WORK WARRANTED.
position 82 extra Charge per .n in the northern portion of the val­ a part of Capt. Williams’ force,
Large stockmen began buying!
«read of pv«idun a stauaiug reader
Both towns have an
iiiuu tu ad. each week is run in wi.h ley.
was returning from Camp Curry, out the smaller dealers.
natter free.
IMMENSE TERRITORY
(where W. C. Cecil’s place now is),
1881— P. M. Curry, now of Lake-i
ye stereotype all our advert iscmentH
after ¿st four publics: id s, 51 tat h. adjacent, adapt d to l oth farming to Camp Wright, were that evening view, Or. came here.
DREWSEY ADVERTISEMENT.
.er.lslng in localcotamnK, Re a line, and stock-raising.
The town of attacked by the Indians-nt some
Egan Postoffice was established.
birth, and death ann<.iw<e Burns has two newspapers.
The fortifications thrown up on what is
1882— Geo. McGowan, the Mar­
Such items soliciten i . k < k
ral rates offered to rcii^ 11
¡at. principal stock men of this valley now the Widow McGee’s ranch and tins and A. O. Bedell located.
loual bod.es.
Absolutely Pure.
are Mess, l’eter French, J. 8. Devine called for fun after one of the com­
1882— McGowan & Martin open-1
and the L. F. Co. These parties pany, Fort Drellengcr. And again, ed a general merchandizing store i Til’s powfer never varies. A marvel of purl
TO FOREIGN ADVERTISERS.
FLOllfeectfiilljr solicitlug your patn-unge are all said to be millionaires and the next morning, about eight miles I in Egan anil the noxt year I’. F.! ty, Hlrenglh, anti wholcsomencss. More ecu-
I
Domical than ihe ordinary kiiu B, and cannot
»to keep our readers p» b ed aa m u e their wealth is variously estimated
south of the present town of Burns, Stenger bought out Martin’s inter­ be sold in competition with the multitude of
nd reliable firms tu dea with, < <1 i
low test, short weight, alum or phosphate pow­
j will be saved by referring t.» th»- from one to fifty millions.
the Indians shooting from the point est and moved the store to the site der«.
PltOPMKTGRt.
DICKSON & SULLIVAN
Sold only in cars. R oyal B aking fow ­
- ■' lateraeuis banal upuu <ur ».r< u.u
ler Co., 106 Wall st., New York.
and adjoining ffimnli*. t>
of the present town of Burns.
The L. F. Company have lately of the rimrock west of the cove.
1883— Geo. McGowan named the i
consolidated their stock and land
The Piutes of Harney valley
Lou. J. Bosenberg, Mixologist.
<ES
JOB WORK
interests here with Mr. Jno. Devine, were under command of a chief new Dostoflice to be in the McGow- [ CANYON CITY ADVERTISEMENTS.
eacriptioa
and are partners as “Lux, Miller, whose name is pronounced much an A Stenger store “Burns.” in honor
Everything in our line of the Best. Liquors—Whiskies, Brandies,
.........
! Mason & Devine” and are known on like Wahweveh, the brother of old of the famous poet of his native!
Wines, Fancy Drinks, etc., Cigars, etc., always on hand when
C. A. SWF'.EK,
| this coast as the Pacific Live Stock chief Paulina whom Howard Mau­ land, Robert Burns, Scotland’s fa-{
ENS. >. *
you call on “Uncle Dick,” at Drewsey, Ilarney county, Or.
A TTO RN E Y-AT-L A W.
j Association, which is perhaps the pin an old Mexican soldier killed vorite bard.
CANYON CITY, OREGON
1885—The first newspaper, a 6-
I strongest on this coast if not the on Crooked river in 1867; lie burned
i strongest in the world. Their do- Camp Wright some time afterward, column, patent-outside, was estab-
; minions extend from Grant county, and died years ago at Steen moun­ by Horace I).Hard.
Attorney-at-Law.
I
1887— T iie E ast O regon H er -|
I Or., to the southern confines of Cal- tain. The Malheur chief Egan was
TÆ..
I ifornia. They can travel hundreds also in command of the turbulent ai . d , a 7-column, patent-inside, j
FICLAL DIRECT >1: ,.
M. DUSTIN.
of miles from here in a southerly reds. The d< funct town south of newspaper plant was established by Office: Canyon City and Burns.
rational :
direction and camp every night on Burns was named in honor of his D. L. Grace.
............................. Benjamin Barrimi
1888— In May T he H erald was j
Peter French Esq. memory.
eut. ...Les i F. Mor:.- h their free-holds.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
C. A. SNOW & CO.
enlarged to an ■‘all-at.-home-print,” |
SAM. ’ State..........................................luHii.e is administrator to the Dr. Glenn
Regarding
the
lone
grave
now
in
Treasury ............. Wi.
m ¡ .... ..
PETERSON’S MAGAZINE
estate of California, Mr. French’s front of the remains of old Camp making it the first and only news­
f Interior .
Join' v..
Patenia obtained, and all patent bualncpR attended to promptly and for moderate fee«.
’War . ........ . ..icA-Be'.iioM ri.
Wright the man’s name is forgot­ paper ever printed complete in the
f Navy............. Benjamin I . lia- e.\ wife being heiress of that estate
Our office 1« opposite the (J. 8. Pa’ent Office, and we can obtain in leas time than thoae
Is
$2
Harney
country.
It
spends
the
1
t Agriculture.. .Jeremiah M. Rusk
Two established surveys
ten, but he was known among the
remote from Waah! nut on. Rend Model or Drawin«. We advise as to patentability frw*
moral
Wm. 11. H. Mb.vi
FOR RAILROADS
soldiers as '‘Reddy” (on account of money it makes, in keeping up
of rhartre: and we make no charge unless patent la secured.
General *............. Juh n v » i. a ma k c <
ITS.
We refer here to the Poatmaa'er, lhe Superintendent of Money Order Division, and to
have been made through Ilarney his hair), was from the state ef with and ahead of the advance of
STATE—OAKGOK :
offi< ia'a of the U. 8. Patent Office. For < ir< ular, advice, term«, and reference« k» «etnaI
valley by the Oregon Pacific R. R. 5cw York, and was noted among Harney county. Only $2.50 a year.
ft I I J- N
clients in your own Stale or county, write to above addrera.
............... *...... I J. h . .'h < . h -.: Co. and the N, P. R. R. Co.
N.
Brown
began
the
erection
of
his
comrades
as
a
great
singer.
BU ......................ft...Bi D Ker ¡1er ¡n ti li li
................................................. i Lw. I." •
the
first
Grist
and
Merchantile
Mill
With the advent of railroad fa­ One dark night in February, 1866,
«HBtatC....... *
w . Mc-biLic
D ...
»•.
w. .. cilities this year to Ilarney valley while in campon the Blitzen “Red­ in the valley.
JUST PUBLISHED.
e ImMaetta» -*
1889— The creation of Ilarney
•r ....
D--
Frank i'.akei and with the advent of the electric dy” was called up for his turn to
j R
> ru!.ui
County
was
obtained
with
follow­
telegraph to our midst, we will ask guard the pack mules in charge of
The mo«t interesting. Intensely fascin­
Houses and Cottages
“
' D
$ H u. .„a,.:
mu bscrlptiun book
for no more, for these are the requi­ Pack-Master Mace McCoy, and had ing officials: Judge, T. J. Shields; ating and popular
ever published.
IXTM JUSlCtlL .MStKICT:
Clerk,
W.
E.
Grace;
Treasurer,
T.
site» for modern civilization and not mounted guard five minutes
L. E. I son
BY J. W. BCEL,
J.. I.. R and the “evolution theory” of develop­ when he received an arrow in the H. Roberts; Commissioners, Lytle
Rl'CEi
f
The most famous and successful American
Howard;
T.
B.
James;
Surveyor,
arm.
and
a
second
in
the
heart.
ment will naturally follow’. I have
writer, and author uf “The Ecau.iful story,”
D. S. HOPKINS, A rchitect .
and Land,” “The World’« Wonder«,” Etc.
received letters of inquiry regarding Mace McCoy, said to be the finest W. R. Gradon; Sheriff, A. A. Cow­ “Fea
W. G ILHAM
It is a matchless WORK OF ART Over 1,200
Alberson; magnificent
J. T. SHiKLDS this region and having lately trav­ mountaineer in the country, and ing, Assessor, W. E.
spirited engravings, designed and
.W. E. G RAÍ E
by the bee; ariis s and engravers on
the first settler in Diamond valley, School Superintendent L. B. Ba­ , executed
T. li. R obkrts elled over a good portion of it, I send
the two Continents, embellish its pages and
Grund Ripidi, Mich.
. W. R. GKADON you the above as the best means of with John Mulkey bore the dead ker.
add excitement to wonder. In addition to this
A A ( O ■% ING
incomparable feature is supplemented many
P.
F.
Stenger
obtained
the
first
soldier
th
re?
days
on
pack
mules
to
W. E. ALBKRÄON imparting the information desired
grand aud beautiful k ll - fage c olored olf . o
Will tarn*eh Designa of Monaca, Cottages, and Manaions coating from $300 on up to any
.... !.. B. B aker
\ ph PLATE-«. The nine brilliant cu'ors used
figure wanted, it \uu meau lu l uild.send $1 to my a<ldr*se, and I will mail you a portfo­
with John Mulkey bore the dead daily mail, and erect< d the first gh
\\M. M eekeu through the columns of your valu­
in the pi« urea prudu* c an almost dazzling ef­
lio
of ;,3 design< of dweiliii»s, like the one on file in E ast O regon H sra L d office. with
soldier three days on pack mules to cosciv and elegant family residence fect, making them perfect gems of art, and exe­
full plan ot each, full size (fetal s, complete specific atluna. and bid of materials, all very
More Anon,
L ytle H o . ard able paper.
cuted al a I uSt uf 4-sbOO
full and cúmplete s any ordinary carpenter or builder will hate no trouble in going
the
county.
bury
him
at
Camp
Wright,
where
he
1. B. J ame .*
IL B. II.
ah< a ¡ and completing the work. And if \uu »Io not find juat what yon waut, write me
The United States in Land Office Agents Wanted
: epi >'
wliai ( hang» « tvU ueaire made, and I will accommodate you. dr leave Orders with TH«
has lain undisturbed the past 23
H eka L >. Y ou will it ns < heap to erect a handsome house us to wa-te material on an «•-
years, his loss of life and his grave for Harnev District was established markable book. Old eqperienred agents
¡OFFICE :
¿igbdy building. Aicjatd juu in re constructing your preaeut helloing.
«-<■
THE
HISTORY
OF
VAMP
WllIGHT
grasp li at sight, fur the realize there is big
Ilk H untington
in
Burns
with
J.
B.
Huntington,
unknown
to
friends
and
relations
mut
ey
it
it.
in
rea
lty
it
is
a
marvel
uf
buuk
Il AP Hi SON kelly
register, and Harrison Kelly, re­ making art. if y«>u w ant tu make sumo money,
“back East.”
here is a gulden opportunity fur you. An egen
ceived.
ADDITIONAL
NOTES.
Several weeks since while visit­
c> fur thia work :s worth
HAU
18??
—
Abner
Robbins
now
of
ing the Devine ranch nt Wiight’s
The winter of C7-68 the Indians
Point we were shown the remains surrendered to Gen. Crook on the Drewsey, used to ride on pack From $5 to $25 uer day
horses among the Indians, long be-1 it is acxm wl.dged by all publisher« and ag­
of old Camp Wright, the grave of a site of the old Malheur agency.
, HC¿T7, i. o. o. r.
inc.
Stage
ent« to be the hands.'meat. f««:e«‘ Bulling, and
fore any white men lived here.
verv Haturdav ar soldier before it pointed out. and
<heap<a< h. ok ever pubi »hed. .send immedi
Mace
McCoy,
a
cousin
to
Wm.
11'"
UNN t»N. N. <:.
ately for fliu« rated c ircular« and terms free, or
the tall grease-w<x>d grown all over M. Page late of this county, went
the upp »rrunlty will he lu«t. To save time and
—To keep posted
tu secure it ft s atitly, send |1 fur a complete
the grounds told us many years from here to Arizona with Gen.
~
ctnvaasing outfit and cams choice of territory.
had
passed
since
the
soldiers
threw
He
Ciook
and
entnc
back
in
1873.
—Read T he H erald .
iKSt1
up the embankments and the now resides in Waitsburg, Wash.
Extra lil>eral term« and exclusive
FROM PRINEVILLE TO BURNS.
—Costs only $2.50 a year.
American colors floated above the
territory guaranteed.
1863 to 1873—C. M. Lockwood
d«. ■ excepted.
surrounding swamps.
from Michigan, located in Jackson
Working
ager's
«re
coining
money
and
yen
—For local news read T iie H er ­ can du lhe san.c. Neither experience Dur cap­
TY:
Who commanded at Camp county, Or., a government con­ ald .
ital is require«: »0 engage in th.a enterprise, as
C. B BAKER, Sub-Contractor.
frid«' «. C a m.
the Io k w Hi sell itself if pn nerly presented,
tractor
for
military
posts
on
the
Who named it? How
■rda^siO
m. Wright?
aud u e xive our agei «J»L » a « time in uhl'Mi
Arrive*« «♦ Burr« Wednesday* at 4 f
■t t ■ m.
—For county new» read T he H er tu celi'trand collect before pa. Ing us. Adores*
many companies garrisoned it? frontier.and said tobe a fine-looking
Arrive« a* Frlneville aatardaya at 4 » •
a m.
liberal,
noble-hearted
man,
is
the
How long ago since soldiers were
ai . d .
THE HISTORY COMPANY,
there? Why were they there? To first man that did more than mere­
—For Land Office news read T he
; K'
i
fight Indians? What Indians? ly pass through the country. He
723 Market at., San Francisco, Cal-
Why fight them? Who was the it was that built the present road H erald
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COME ALL!!
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PATENTS