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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 31, 1889)
OCTOBER 31, 1889.
$2.80 a Year.
In winter the weather is cold but afterward, and died years ago at
pleasant, the usual effects of alti Steen mountain. The Malheur
tude being checked by the gentle chief Egan was also in command of LEAVENING POWER
chinook, or west wind. The snow the turbulent r<^s. The defunct Of the various Baking Powders illus
ITS DESCRIPTION, HISTORY, AND
fall is sufficient to preserve wheat town south of Bums was named in
trated from actual tests.
M. D. HOPKINS, P roprietor .
furnished by rains. In summer
The grave of a soldier known as ROYAL
fJF If the reader is a friend to there is a pleasant breeze constant “Reddy,” is in front of the remains
the early settlement of the Harney ly blowing, which tends to keep of Camp Wright, who was shot by RUNrpSD’S- (.rath)..
|o give notice by
EVERYTHING NEW AND FIRST-CLASS.
| not answer the 1 country, let him send a copy of agreeable weather, no matter how Indians, while in campon the Blit
a>t take his paper
ORD’S (when fresh)
Mur its not being this issue of T he H erald to rela hot the sun’s rays, and the nights zen, as he mounted guard one dark
Makes the post-
RM * (Alum Towder). .1
Bher for payment tives, f iends and acquaintances in cool enough to 'make covering de night in February. 1866.
This Hotel is new (House, Rooms, and Furniture) and offers courteous service U» every Geest.
sirable—in fact o’ne can sleep un The winter of 67-68 the Indians
:S paper diseon-
VIS’ * and 0. K.* (Atam>_______ _____________ _
Jfcea, or the Pub- the East.
der cover comfortably the year surrendered to Gen. Crook on the CLEVELAND’S................................. ■■■MMMMOB
II until payment is
Mnouut w hether il
site of the old Malheur agency.
Ot. There can be
PIONEER (San Francisco)..............■■■■■■■■■■
payment is made.
Harney Valley is a beautifully sit There is no timber except along
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| a paper from the uated valley in Harney county in
water courses, where there is a light
The attention of small stock-rais
»his name or an-
■scribed or not. is East Oregon, between 118 and 120 growth of birch ami unusally large, ers was turned to this section about DR. PRICE’S. ..................................... WHBi
degrees Wes tLongitude from Green heavy growth of willows. But the this time, and Camp Harney was SNOW FLAKE (Groff's)....................... .■■MMHBHi
between 43 and 44 adjacent mountains are timbered established as a military post, a CONGRESS.................................................. !■«■■■
ler continues wich, and
General Blacksmith Waeo-maker.
d to pay for it if
L This proceeds degrees North Latitude; is between with fir, pine, juniper, mountain-j man named Walker .carrying the HECKER’S........................
tpay for what he 3,500 to 3,800 feet above the level of mahogany, etc.
H. R. SCHLÄGEL ------ L akevixw , O bkwon .
Saw-mills are lo mail on' horseback between the
that refusing t< the sea; embraces an area of 2,400 cated in the pineries, and the lum Post and Canyon City.
JJs from the post square miles, or 1,536,000 square ber of the best quality, sells much
HANFORD’S (None Such), when not fresh. .■■■■■■
lied for. withou
.facia evidence ol acres, bounded on every side by cheaper than in the East
Prepared to do all Kinds of Work in the Blacksmith liuc.
Horse Shoeing at ft.M per head.
ly- settlement of Harney valley, as
mountain ranges and lofty eleva Garden vegetables are large, fine we have been able to learn it:
RUMFORD’S* (Phosphate), when not fresh...■■■
tions, and is an almost entirely level ly flavored, abundant and easily
1872— Stille Riddle, John Boone,
B U G G I E S, WAGONS, ET C.,->
Reports of Government Chemists.
plain, plentifully watered by the raised. We will on application give i the Smyth family, and John Chap
MADB TO O1DKR WITH NKATNC», AND OF GOOD QUALITY.
“ The Royai Baking Powder is composed of
Silvies and Blitzen rivers and" their the addresses of several gardeners man, came in with stock.
ALL WORK WARRANTED.
I pure and wholesome ingredients. It docs not
here, who will answer in detail all
1873— J. S. Miller, J. Cooksey, T. contain cither alum or phosphates, or other in
The Harney country which em ■ inquiries on that subject; the white, Prather and the Venators brought jurious substances.-EDWARD G. L ove , Ph.D.”
braces the valley of that name and or Irish potato is grown with little in cattle and horses. Jas. Sheppard,
“The Royal Baking Powder is undoubtedly
the contiguous vallies of Happy, Dia ' cultivation, and is superior to that and the Currys brought in stock.
the purest and most reliable baking powdci
I, one year
mond, Silvies, Silver creek, Catlow, ; grown in Ohio, Illinois, Missouri,'
offered to the public.
4c., was named in honor of U. S. Tennesse, or Kansas, we personally ! 1874— P. F. Stenger, and Thos.
“ H enry A. M ott , M. D., Th. D."
“The Royal Baking Powder is purest in qual
General Harney, of Missouri, in know as regards size, “mealiness,’’ i Whiting brought stock in from
Douglas county, Oregon. P. F. ity and highest in strength of any baking pow
1853, who while escorting emigrants 1 and flavor.
establishing his camp at der of which I have knowledge.
through this valley had a brush
Small fruits, such as strawberries, what is known
“ W m . M c M urtrie , Ph. D.”
as the Sod House on
with the Indians, and the valley ; currants, blackberries, gooseberries,
* All Alum baking powders, no matter how
was named in his honor—by whom grapes, etc., will from what evidence the Blitzen, afterward removing to high their strength, are to be avoided as dan
present Peter Clemens ranch, gerous. Phosphate powders liberate their gas ^DICKSON * SULLIVAN
we have not yet learned.
P roprietor ».
we have been able to gather the the
Riddle 4 Boone had camped too freely, or under climatic changes suffer de
The Silvies river has its source past two years, be a success, as na I two years before, and Whiting at terioration.
Lou. J. Bosenberg, Mixologist.
in the sours of the Blue mountains, tive plants are hardy and good ■ Rocky Point the present site of
Burns. Mail route from Canyon
Everything in our line of the Best. Liquors—Whiskies, Brandies,
a general southerly course, passing 1 al shrubs were planted freely by City via Camp Harney to Fort Mc-
T. V. B. EMBREE, M. D.
Wines, Fancy Drinks, etc., Cigars, etc., always on hand when
down the center of the valley, and fanners in the spring; the fall set Dermit, Nevada, was established.
Office at his r< «k’er< t
the east side ot Si
vies Rix er. ter. iri a below Burns.
empties into Lakes Harney and tings survived the severest winter
you call on “Uncle Dick,” at Drewsey, Harney county, Or.
works can be ex ,
1879—The Smyths, father and
Malheur. It is a rapidly flowing (1888) that East Oregon has ever
stream, about 80 miles long, and known. Large orders have been son, killed by the Indians, at the
S B. McPHEETERS, M. D.
contains every kind of fish, includ made on the Bloomington Nursery close of the trouble with the I’iutes >
PHYSICIAN 4 SURGEON.
pa’s are solicited ing the salmon trout, and other va- | for fall planting in 1889; the result and Bannocs. The Bannoc warfare '
Office at W. E. Grace's Drug Store.
of their work for
It derives its . is in the future.
IF, and bind the i rieties of game fish.
Hoitime. end v»v ci name
C. A. SNOW 4 CO.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
from a Candian trapper
As an agricultural region it will store and saloon put up by a man
Parents obtained, and all patent business attended to promptly and for moderate fees.
named Silvies, who was killed in I be readily seen that its inducements named Josephson, and kept where
Our Office is opposite the U. 8. Patent Office, and we can obtain in less time than tboee
the Burns hotel now stands.
an early day.
i are rarely excelled.
remote from Washington. Send Model or Drawing. We advise as to patentability free
t . a . M c K innon ,
The Dunder-and-Blitzen river, or
of charge; and we make no charge unless patent is secured.
1878—Wm. Curry bought and Any and all kinds of surveying done on shor
As to stock raising it cannot be
• mo 6 mo
notice and reasonable terms, gtP“ Settler
We refer here to the Postmaster, the Superintendent of Money Order Division, and to
“Blitzen,” as it is shortened by com I surpassed, since its water, grass, and moved the Josephson stock to where wishing
to be located, can have plats furnishe
officials of the U. 8. Patent Office. For circular, advice, terms, and references to 'aetaal
mon usage, is about 50 miles in I salubrious climate take horses, cat the Levens Bros, ranch is located. free of charge.
13.VJ la. oo
clients in your own State or eouuty, write to above address.
length, flows in a northerly direc tle, sheep and hogs throughout the Daniel Wheeler, the first Justice of
tion and empties into the lakes, and year (from January 1 to December j I the Peace,
! obtained its unique name in mem- 31) without grain, or any other than j 1879-80—The military Post at SADDLE AND HARNESS SHOP.
oO.uo no oo
i ory of an exclamation of a Dutch wild grass feeding, and when the' i Camp Harney abandoned. Large J. C. WELCOME - P roprietor .
| soldier, in Gen. Crook’s command, winterismilderthan common, stock stockmen began buying out the
our pat rouage
)Btea as to the while standing guard.over the pack looks better in early spring than in ! smaller dealers.
eal with, cor I I mules during a vivid thunderstorm,
Eastern localities where they are,
pferriug to the
i our circula- in 1865-68.
‘ ‘ graih-fed during the winter; and i 1881— P. M. Curry, now of Lake- FEED AND LIVERY STABLE.
| view. Or, came here, for whom II. CALDWELL, - - - - P bopbiitor .
D. 8. HOPKINS, A rchitect .
These rivers an<i their numerous the texture and flavor of the meats ; ' Curry precinct is named.
tributaries have their water sheds compare favorably with the best in j
Grand Rapids, Mich.
rdlng to space; within the county, and the lakes the m.-rket. There is no room for .• 1882—
Will furnish Designs of Houses, Cottages, and Mansions costing from |300 on up to aujr
> j owan,
>> i . the
|1 to my address, and I will mail you a portfo
having no outlet, serve to furnish large stock-raisers, as the territory t’nsfa"d A’ °’ Bedel loca ed. Egan
lio of 33 designs of dwellings, like the one on file in E amt O regon H erald office, with
specifications, and bill of materials, all very
I 10 cents per subterranean irrigation to the whole
Is our motto. Good Buggy Teams, and Nice
full and complete so any ordinary carpenter or builder will have notrouble in going
ints, transient, valley.
, firiiis that hold all available ranges,
1832 McGowan Martin opened saddle Horst s Furnished at Reasonable Charges
ahead and completing the work. And if you do not find just what yon want, write mo
Particular Attention paid to the Boarding
what changes you desire made, and I will accommodate you. Or leave Orders with T he
but the stock such as is commonly P’ncral merchandizing store in and
and Groomin of Transient Stock. Hay &, Grain
charge per in-
H erald . Y ou will it as cheap to erect a handsome house as to waste material on an un
Lakes Harney and Malheur, cov . —
building. Wilj aid you in re-constructing your preseut bciidiug.
i raised by farmers, will do well
k is run in with er an area of more than 150 square j
■ milts, and are connected by a chan
and moved the store to the site of
each, nel about 20 yards wide and 200
As mentioned in another para the present town of Burns.
nns, 10c a line, j yards long.
They receive the wa-j graph, the earliest period known
ith aunouncc- ters of both Silvies and Blitzen
1883—Geo. McGowan named the
regarding this country, is 1853,
1 us news.
Ilgh.Ufi, social. rivers, but have no outlet and never when Gen. Harney was guarding the new postoffice to be in the McGow
W. W. Cardwell,
i overflow. Being situated on a level passage of emigrants to the Coast. an 4 Stenger store “Burns,” in hon
or of Robert Burns, Scotland’s fa ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
plain, and having low shores, these
Some time in the sixties we learn mous bard.
lakes have not such picturesque
B urns , O r .
scenery as Crater Lake to recoin-1 that Abner Robbins, now cf Drew-1 1885—The first newspaper, a 6-
KT WILL BUY THE ODELL TYPE WRITER
WARRANTED TO DO AB A4E
as any One Hundred Dollar Machine.
1 mend them to tourists, but their | ! sey, used to ride on pack-horses column, patent-outside, was estab Practices in all the courts of the State, 910
j among the Indians before any white
Also, before the U. 8. Land Office.
It combines simplicity with durability — speed , ease of operation
lished by Horace Dillard.
tìs, TicKCiß, i value to farmers is inestimable.
men resided here.
Igei s. Etc.
L and M atters a S pecialty .
j wears longer without cost of repairs than any other machine, has
Right here, however, permit us
he E ast O regon H er
Next is in August, 1865, when
no ink ribbon to bother the operation. It neat, substantial, nick-
on 2?e for re- to mention a natural attraction
Point Wright was named in honor ald , a 7-column, patent-inside,
el-plated—perfect and adapted to all kinds of typewritin g
possessed by lands adjacent to these Gen.
plant was established by
Wright, who went down in the newspaper
CHAS. SAMPSON - - B urns , O r .
lakes that will draw hundreds of I 1 “Brother
Jonathan” the preceding
Like a Printing Press it produces sharp, clean, legible manuscript. Two to ten copies
excursionist from the East in the spring, and
1888— In May T he H erald was
can be made at one writings. Editors, lawyers, ministers, bankers, merchant«,
near futurre: Standing in the door Wright in September of that year enlarged to an “all-at-home print,”
manufacturers, business men, etc., cannot make a better investment for $15.
person in a week can become a Good operator, or a rapidone in 2 months.
way of farm houses about sunrise byCapt. L. I.. Williams of Co. “H,” making it the first and only news
$1,000 offered any operator who can do better work with a Type-
1st Oregon Infantry, in command paper ever printed complete in the
tvi P. Morton tain peaks, and bands of cattle and
Harney pountry. Only r2.50a year.
Writer than that produced by the Odell. RJF Reliable Agent»
lam Windom horses grazing on the ranges, are tioned on the ground near the pres N. Brown began the erection of the
and Salesmen wanted. Special inducements to Dealers.
¡DhnW. Noble pictured on the atmosphere and
first Grist and Merchantile Mill in
For Pamphlets, giving endorsements, Ac., address the
lin F. Tracey rise up from the ground like magic;
j the valley.
ADOLI’H TUPKER-----P rop ’ r 45 ODELL TYPE WRITER CO., T iie R ookery , C hicago , III.
liah M. Rusk
In Sept. 1865, there was a fight
IL H. Miller and these white repreAitations are
1889— The creation of Harney —GENERAL REPAIRING—
Wanamaker so truly drawn, that a member of a between the Indians (Harney Val
ley I’iutes), and a part of the force ■ County was obtained with follow-
J. N. Dolph
Williams, between . ing officials: Judge, T. J. Shields;
É. 1Í. Mitchell from home, can distinguish the per under Capt.
liter Hermann sons of the family as they walk Camp Wright and Harney lake, Clerk, W. E. Grace; Treasurer, T.
lb. W. McBride about the yard: brother from fa wounding a soldier named Smith 1 H. Roberts; Commissioners, Lytle
f.G. W. Webb
in the foot, and another named Howard; T. B. James; Surveyor, Promptly executed. The building has been en
J. B. McElroy ther, or mother from sister.
iarg< -i «nd Improved and le »repared to turn
W. R. Gradon; Sheriff, A. A. Cow out
: R >. Strahan
The Lake of Harney was proba
from the effects of the injury. That ing; Assessor, \V. E. Alberson; and in the best style. Terms: Cash.
LWm. I*. Lord
. W. Thayer bly so called because it was in the
School Superintendent, L. B. Ba
Harney country, and Malheur after
to the tall grass [a man named ker.
. L B I son
J.. L. R and one of the tribes of Indians that, Keiger describes the grass of the
I’. F. Stenger obtained the first
FROM PRINEVILLE TO BURNS.
hunted annually in its vicinity.
daily mail, and erected the first
Severe drouth during 1889, these
J. NAT. HUDSON
over my head as i ride through it costly and elegant family residence W. Lakeview,
W. G ilham
■ . T. SHIELDS
C. B. BAKER, Sub-Contractor.
on horse-back’’] and Capt. Wil j in the county.
?.W. E. G rack fore known by white settlers.
III. R oberts .
I rave» Prineville Monday» at 6 a ni.
Arrive» at Burna Wadnoaday. at f > B.
V. R < n«oüS
Soil and cliinate are an exact uge on a grease wood knoll—some The United States Land Office
LeavM Burn» Thur»dav» at 6 a m.
Arrivea at Prinevilla Satardaya at • , a».
A. A. C omino
for Harney District was established
B. Al. PERSON counterpart of that of Umatilla co . where about the Buccaroo house of
in Burns with .J. B. Huntington,
L.L. B. B aker
M m . M eeker Ore., the best wheat-raising county the Divine ranch of to-day—en
AND HARNEY, OK.
Passenger rate» from Prineville to Hurns 17.50; Round trip >14—with 00 day» delay.
in the State. Very little has been passant, two olden time shot guns
h»E H oward
This firm practices in the courts of the State
¡T. B. J ames done towards wheat-raising here,
were found in the willows in that
and before the ü. N. Land Office. Any land
but those have been sucegsful that vicinity, a couple of years since.
Office or other business entrusted to them will
receive prompt attention.
have tried it. Umatilla on account
CALI FOBS I %.
At about the same time Lieut. “Know vc the land where the cypres« and myr UPLAND CASES SOLICITED.
I son K elly
from 10 to 20 bushels per acre Applegate of Co. “H”, in command Are emblems
of deeds that are done in their
on many grain ranches. The same of a part of Capt. Williams’ force
PAUL LOCHER -
Who does not want to know all about the
can be said of this sectien. T he was returning from Camp Curry, Golden
State, is matchless climate its marvel-
E ast O regom H eiald has in it» to Camp Wright, was that evening ous growth, and its boundless treasures; the HARNEY, ------------- OREGON
land where colossal fortunes are made in a day
B U R N S, O R E G O N
fine specimens ofgrain from attacked by the Indians at fortifi nr
O. O. F.
1« st it) a night? Th» Man Francisco Evening
COAT8WORTH A TKEGAHKI8,
Ma? unlay at all over the countv, for the years cations thrown up on what is now Bulletin, which was established in lxñú, stands
ON, X. G.
the McGee ranch and called for its mammoth weekly edition forms a complete
1888 and 1889.
epitome of the social, material, and political
The Burn» B««r 1» • H im Quality. *n<I m»y
‘«1 bT '*• 01*
»r 1» Qu»»tl»y.
Wheat finds a ready home mar
CANYON CITY ADVERTISEMENTS.
history of the State. Nedd us |3 for T he H er
ket at 5 cents a pound"—43 per bu Drellenger. And again, the next ald and Weekly Bulletin for one year.
shel Oats and barley grow equal morning, about eight miles south
C. A. feWBBK,
ly well, and bring 3 and 4| cent» of the present town of Burns, the
I f you want something fine as a
per pound. Alfalfa and red clover Indians shooting from the point of
literary treat, send to Harper 4
CANYON CITY, OBMON.
grow luxuriantly; timothy and red- the rimrock west of the cove.
IN HERALD OFFICE,
top thrive finely. Pasturage is ex The Piute» were under command Brothers, New York, for last year’s
cellent: natural grass grows abun of a Chief Wahweveb, brother of “Christmas number, 1888,” of Har
Open every day except Sunday, from 9 a m to 5 p no.
dant. and is cut for hay that sells old Chief Paulina, whom Howard pers Franklin Square Library,only
at $12 and $15 per ton in the Maupin, an old Mexican soldier, 25c. We acknowledge receipt of a
Every and Lady Gentlemen a welcome V isitor to thi» Fro Read
winter time. All cereal crops killed on Crooked river in 1867;
thrive without irrigation.
Office: Canyon City »nd Bum».
he burned Camp Wright sometime Yule-tide stories and pictures,
T he D rewsey S aloon .