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No, »he don’t board t«
Such, dear friends, is a brief
the universality of its extent and
lunger. Her '.hunband
the motives presented for action in
Pvom New York Weekly
Corinne, her maid J
By I’rof/E. It Baker, hi Burn* church.
to-day. That there is opposition, is | Well, I took Rose to my room, _ with
high and benevolent teaching.
- * * get hJL
Muy 3<i. 1MOO.
be - could
8 ATI’RD 1Y, MAY 17. HW.
While, therefore, the Order in its known ami expected, for that which and I had my cook, my dear old
Although they were strangers to
organization and development, is is lovely or of good report, never nurse, as I told you, sir, come and he soon tired of her, atli|
each other in the general accept»-1
. being just the fuol we j
founded upon eternal principle», it escapes the »cowl ami sneer of the help me to keep her there.
tion of the term, yet ns Odd Fel
are. took him back, anil
only gives direction to the known gloomy Pharisee? But the princi
You see. Rose was very high-tem
lows they were brothers and regard
lie lx haves hinoi-If to|J
and admitted truth, and enforces
pered, ami I expected to have trou
ed and esteemed each other as old
Of course I sha’n’titH
the duties it teaches by discipline.
ble with her, and nurse loved her
ami long tried friends, because
live, and, of count!
From this very general view, we
almost as she did me.
tliev knew the most implicit confi
adjacent, adapted to both farming dence could be re-posed in one all may pass to consideration of some that associated action by which all
But, bless you, Rose Massy never
i you in the first place, IJ
and stock-raising. The town of ot her, and that it mattered not of the specific benefits of the insti
did one thing hut lie on my bed ami
DAVID 1’. THOMPSON,
and 1 trusted your liN, J
been wrought, is wrong?*
cry all to herself, She wouldn’t |
P'OR SECRETARY OF STATE
what language they spoke, or
tray me, if you ever r... 4
principal stock men of this valley what country or clime gave them
answer any of us. She just lay and Mr. Fanfarelie on fj
“' geo . w . M c B ride ,
are Messrs. Peter French. J. S. De birth—they met as friend», and covenant agreement. If a member
there ami cried.
She is worth a null,!
vine ami the L. F. Co, These par were bound together in the ties of of the Order is unable to attend to ciency of the Order is materially
Well, sir, we tigually dined about for all »he tried so wicj
ties are all said to be millionaires friendship.
I Rose, and we all think »
poR SUPREME JUDGE:
ness or providential disabilities, he I the ladies admitted to the temple
and their wealth is variously esti
Mrs. Fanfarelle liked fashionable I Love, sir, is a god otl I
No motive but the purest brother-
mated from one to fifty millions.
ig paid every week, during the con-:
R. 8 BEAN,
i ly love had called them together;
i you use him. Love kJ
This degree was instituted about
The L. F. Company have lately
But this night it must have been ! rules us all. We go Op, J
poR STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT
t othing but tl < pure spirit of be tinuance of such disability, such thirty-five years ago as a pledge of
consolidated their stock ami land
after eight, ami not much of a dinner
e . b . M celroy ,
nevolence and a desire to advance benefits as may be fixed by
He the Order’s confidence in woman’s then. Mr^. Fanfarelle had her» in down, down, down, a»l>l
interests here with Mr. Jno. Devine,
if ever he gets the uj
the goodness and fidelity. And it has ; her room.
and are partners as “Lux, Miller,
actuated them to assemble on that is visited by the officers of
The safest way is not lol
FRANK C. BAKER,
Mason & Devine” and are known on
Mr. Fanfarelie came in and went the upper hand.
occasion; no motives of gain; no al-1 Lodge, and proper attendants
this coast as the Pacific Live Stock
nished to watch by big-sick bed ami sirable improvements. It is for out again very quickly. I don’t
them to cultivate the intellect, and
Association, w hich is perhups the
high-eounding titles of distinction attend to hi» wants. In case of to make moral and religious im knowif Mr. Blackheath hurried him
Some! I i | i > s to Lug
strongest on this coast if not the
brought them together. They were death, he is decently buried by his pressions upon the mind in the i out or not, but I suspect. My sweet
strongest in the world. Their do
Lodge; his remains are followed to
old lady lodger came ami knocked
She sang “Take Back
men without any particular influ
minions extend from Grant county,
“the house appointed for all living.” days of infancy and childhood, at my door with velvet hands, ami that Thou Gavest" r,
poR PROSE! rriXG ATTORNEY
ence, with no pecuniary mean», ex
which will endure through life.
Or., to the southern «online» of Cal
J. L. RAND,
cept such as was necessary for their and the dust is smoothed on his None so competent as our sisters of Rose put her arms round her neck and effectively, but hen
ifornia. They can travel hundreds
and sobbed aloud. But she never a newspaper man and
comfort and temporal happiness of
poR JOINT SENATOR:
of miles from here in a southerly
friendship. This is not the end of the Rebekah degree to simplify i spoke. She just cried and cried, anything back—Phiiai
G. W. Mi HALEY,
direction and camp every night on
the duties of Odd Fellowship. The the cardinal precept of the Order,
They accordingly applied to Eng chain of earthly fellowship may lie “Love thy Neighbor as thyself.” till I thought she would kill herself.
their free-holds. Pi ter French Esq.
I felt so dreadfully alone for some
is administrator to the Dr. Glenn land, ami after much anxiety and broken, but some of its several links In response to the behest of this
W. W. CARDWELL,
to help mo then. There was
estate of California, Mr French’s j delay procured a charter from Duke remain in the persons of a stricken liable impulse, they cheerfully
to be sure, but one man, if he
j of York Lodge of the Independent widow amlhelpless or] han». Odd leave the hover of pleasure to vis-
wife being heiress of that estate.
is a sensible one, is worth twenty
Two established surveys
Fellowship repairs to the desolate it the couch of the pained and suf
pOR COUNTY CLERK
ton, England, which was directed to home, refillsthe cruse of oil and re faring, leave the company of the women in such cases.
H. C. LEYENS,
1 sent for Mr. Blackheath.
have been made through Harney Washington. No. 1. No sooner had plenishes the empty barrel. Over joyous and gay to visit the abode
lie came to the door for an instant,
valley by the Oregon Pacific R. It.
the night of desolated widowhood | of poverty and woe, •, leave the do-
when he saw Rose, went to the
I Co. and the N. P. R. II. Co.
it watches with sympathetic care.1 | inestic circle of peace and comfort
of the bed, and said something
poR COUNTY JUDGE:
With the advent of railroad fa
and comforts the stricken-hearted
in a low voice. I heard it. It wasi
cilities this year to Ilarney valley . and proclaimed the most unblush- mother, with the assurance that her I hours.
II. M. IIORTON,
“Hope and trust—God ami me.”
With such teachings written in
and with the advent of the electric . ing slander against secret societies fatherless children will be pro-
; and that this Lodge of Odd Fel teetedand educated.
Rose kept her face from him, but
our temple, leading to correspond
held her hand toward him.
for no more, for these are the requi lows was the very nucleus of im
Pause for one moment, to exam
sites for modern civilization and morality ami infidelity, and it no ine the strong argument furnished will withstand all the sjiocks of
“Vindicate me, anil I will worship
G. F. HAINES,
the “evolution theory” of develop doubt appears marvelous that this in favor of the Order by this view ; opposition, and the changes of op you the rest of my life,” she said.
ment will naturally follow. I have small band of brothers bad the of its character: the young man position grow firmer and stronger "I love you already.”
received lotters of inquiry’ regarding courage and firmness of purjiose to in business far from home, the in its moral power, until the wreck
Well, sir, nobody need ever sav !
this region and having lately trav. sustain themselves under such tri man of family, who eains his bread of matter and the crash of worlds, anything to me about little men.
poR SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:
elled over a good portion of it I send als and persecutions, and with so . by the sweat of his brow, can, when change our theater of action to one Napoleon was a small man, wasn’t
"you the above ns the best means of great weight of public opinion in health, spare, say ten dollars of repose.
Then, let us, brethern, with Divine
imparting the information desired pressing upon them. These perse annually, and thus secure such aid
Mr. Blackheath was a small man;
W. W. JOHNSON.
through the columns of your valu cutions, no doubt, had a tendency and attention during sickness, as blessing, give men vitality, and
’t think he measured over five
to chasten their conduct and to ac could be obtained by no other pecu strength to those blessed instru
feet five, perhaps less. But at that
N. E. IH'NCAN,
II. B. II.”
niary expenses. The merchant, the mentalities, and surveying the past
God ami man, they leing conscious man of business, visiting San Fran and rejoicing in the present, let moment he looked taller by a great
M. V. SMITH,
that, without the strictest moral cisco, or the cities east of the Rocky us resolve to be more abundant in many inches than the Police In
spector ever did, and he was a tall
There arc not less than twenty ' conduct, the inference would be
mountains, may be taken sick, and labors to elevate and improvo so man.
lakes within the boundary of Har ■ drawn, and with reason, that their
who that hag ever been sick, a rich a legacy, to spread its princi
un ney county.
Mr. Blackheath kissed my cousin’s
purposes were evil rather than good; strang! r in one of the largo hotels, ples,to exemplify in our lives its
hand. Then he turned to me.
ami the result was that Washington
knows not tin- neglect with which virtu|-s, and to leave our impress
A larger acreage in wheat is i I.rdge soon hail its Bcores of fol persons, under sqch circumsta ces, for gpoil upon this goodly heritage (Don’t you see how delicate he was.
than heretofore tried; the lower», ami ultimately became the i are treated. They may have abun- bequethed aus by the founders of sir? Most men would have gone
Mr. II. B. Hendricks, of Rose
beyond her hands in the matter of
burg, while making a business trip entire season to date propitious for ■ center from which emenated the jdant means to procure hirelings, our beloved Order.
but he thought she did not
through our county, wrote the fol
but they cannot purchase kindness
yet, though she imagined
lowing as the result of his observa
ami sympathy. The possession if
Wright's Point, the eastern ter it in her gratitude.)
E fforts to secure water by tablished in the city of Baltimore, I an Odd Fellow’s card will secure
minus of the great long, dark, low
“I think I shall beat them,” he
Harney Valiev is a beautiful val means of artesian well-boring, a numtier of Lodges composed of a all this, for its presentation to the
ly-lying ridge forming the south said to me, in a whi»per, “I dare
ley in ' Eastern Oregon in Harney was successful in Burns to the . portion of the most wealthy and Lodge is an assurance of fraternal
H orner branded on
boundary of Harney valley, re not say more.”
intelligent residents of that city. attention.
county, between 118 and 120 de depth of 107 feet.
ceived its name from Capt Wil
! Either Right or left
grees West Longitude from Green
These, wi- may say, are the com
Well, sir, to make a long story
i and brotherly love did not coniine mon duties of humanity acknowl liams in honor of Gen. Wright, who short, he did beat them. It was atifle: OK.
wich and between -13 anti 44 de
No sickneM this spring to report;
the spring before, lost his life by
grees North Latitude, about 3,500 only two practicing physicians in itself to the Monumental city, 1 lit, edged by all men, am] needing no
Corinne, Mrs. Fanfarelie’s maid,
the sinking of the “Brother Jona
feet above the level of the sea, with th<‘ country, and they spend but
society to enforce them. We grant
who had put those things in my Ksnxe— Giant county, Oregon. I
P. O.—Burna. Grant county.Ong|
the continent, and, to-day, there are that they are the duties of com than.” It is close to the site of old
an area of about 2500 square miles, little time in the saddle.
cousin's drawer. She owned it all
Camp Wright, and the present resi
containing 1,600,000 acres of land.
mon humanity, but are they per
up when Mr. Blackheath put it
: ami Territory of our Republic and formed? We have very little con dence of John S. Devine, whose
This valley is nestled in a brok
to her, and threatened her
N othing , but cash, is more wel- the adjacent Provinces.
name lias become a household word
en chain of mountains on the north
ception of the amount of suffering in this county, as the purchaser of with the consequence if she did not.
, come at all seasons of the yea r, to
Gild Fellowship, weak in the be endured by virtuous poverty when
east, south and west with the high | T iie H erald , than a sheet of local
"You see, Mrs. Fanfarelie was
ginning, with but few meifibers, has the supplies procured by industry thousands of acres of hay lands,
est peaks of the Blue mountains on
jealous. She knew somehow that C attbk branded
items from any section of Harney
crowned itself with unfading lau- are cut ofi by sickness; when the
the north and the Steen mountains
Land Law, ami bought in for stock 'ler husband had once asked my on Left aide; circle-
I rels by good works; gathered strong man is prostrated, and lies
on the south, towering up into the
The Point is only 15 miles eousin ,o marr-v lli,n’ and 1 suppose, ‘i. A Split in each
strength and multiplied, until now, stricken and helpless, knowing that
realms of perpetual snow. This
that as far as the puppy was capable ear.
no adequate estimate can be made loved ones are in want, when no
caring for any one, beloved Rose
in honor of the brave Missouri sol of its influence on the people and
friendly foot-step crosses the thresh-
*bat was nothing. He : Range—Harner and («rant cov« '
institutions of this great and glori holil of the obscure home, to which
of water supplied by the Silvies
I*, u —Burra. Harney couuly.w
in some respects in the last ^d married his wife for her money,
ous country. It has no marble al he has fled to conceal from a heart
and Blitzen rivers and their tribu
The only thing he really loved was
taries. and other smaller streams, in 1853, while escorting emigrants tar, no wreathed statues, no offer less world, the bitterness of his pov seven years. Seven years ago but
himself. His wife was a great deal
ings of incense, but hearts of affec- erty. \\ ho can tell the anguish of
all of which have their outlets in
to° 8°°^ for him, and I never
j tion build upon its shrine—the wid his heart when the wife of his
RILEY A HARDC
the Malheur and Harney lakes.
*"an,cil her so much after all,
Aiilre«« ISAAC DNIB
The Malheur and Harney lakes
T he Oregon Pacific, which will ow end orphan are its living monu bosom bends over him with her
old Egan, now known as the Levens though, of course, she contrived
have no outlets. These two lakes pass through Harney valley within ments.
pale, earnest face, ami as she wipes
Bros, ranch; then1 were two houses everything to make Lose seem a
are connected by an artificial chan the next year or two nt th- furthest,
The principles emblazoned upon the fever drops from his brow, with
H orikr branded on
Burns: the Burns Hotel, which 'hief.
nel and are on a level with each will“ open to the outside world j the banners of the Order and in the sublime energy of a woman,
Left Stifle: Horizontal
other, to the contrary not withstand-' a vast and wealthy country in scribed upon its altars, are Friend- whi-pers hope. Alas! what has he was, at that time, a saloon and ho- i You see, sir, women, when they Double-II
ing. as you will observe by the maps East Oregon, now largely undevel ship, Love and Truth, nnd it is the to ho]H> for if, God. in his provi tel; the house where attorney C. A. are in love, are the greatest fools
Swetk now resides in which Peter going. I’m a woman and I know.
giving the geography of this region. oped.
constant and unvarying inculcation dence, should call him uway?|
Stenger, at that time, had dry goods Mrs. Fanfarelie was a fool about
These two lakes cover an area of
of these principles that causes Odd Notiiing. That wife will be a brok
ami groceries, and Ed. 1 1 ind em that handsome idiot, her husband. I
about 150 'square miles and are
“W ho is Henry Blackman?” is ' Fellowship to be strictly practical. en-hearted willow, struggling sin
Rose is a fool today about Mr Black
NEAR THE CENTER
a natural query from voters who Its members receive with reverence gle handed against poverty, ex
heath, and you can see for your
of the valley. Their shores are only subscribe for the county paper the teaching of God's Holy Word, posed to the heartless insults of a
low, but they have never been during the run of a political cam which tells them that they are the heartless world. Those children, bridge- the house above that on the self what he is, and what she is.
known to overflow. The low shores paign. and therefore, do not keep children of one common Father, fel in all probability, will be reared in river, belonging now to Thos. ami I’m a fool, for, actually, though
•f these lakes account for the shal abreast of the times In addition low travelers through this dark ignorance—possibly for a life of George Maupin; Thos. Whiling on Mr. Blackheath never pretended to Ranee: <¡rant, crook, and
F. (>.—F.ilev. (»rant (••niitr.U
lowness of the wells in this valley,
to our own knowledge of him as a world of sin, alike need it g the sym shame, a death of disgrace. But the opposite side of the river from love me, I loved him enough to
which are from eight to twenty feet gentleman, capable, shrewd man of pathy and support of their fellow different would be the condition of the Maupin rauch, and P. F. Steng have married him on any terms, if
ers log house; which now stands in he had asked me.
deep. Irrigation is
business, and an Eastern Oregon men.
such a person, if in the days of his
man. his fellow-towsmen, who hon
Not that I begrudge him to Rose,
It is true that the means of the health and strength, lie had be the field near his old barn. If our
W. B TODHUYI
to raise crops and gardens. The ored him with the position of may society do not enable it to relieve come a [member of this Order—A recollection is not at fault there she worships him, so do I and the
soil here Contains all the properties or of Heppner, one of the most all the wants of all men, but they Competency would have smiled
mediate vicinity. Going from here children. Mr. Blackheath was a rATTLA branded
necessary to make a successful prosperous little towns in the State, do enable it to mitigate the wants around his hearth-stone, sympa east the next building, or i nprovr- homely man to me once. My little with
grain growing country. Small fruit answers the question bv stating: of many. The relief is. in the first thizing friends would have watched ment, that you come to, was near sissy used to call him ugly, Rose Far mark«' Cb-te
the Kifht ear;
and shrubbery, and berries of near "II. Blackman is of the tirm of 11 place, justly restricted to the mem around his sick-bed, lie would close where Harney now stands, and go called him an old fogy, and my rrupoff
ly all kinds can be successfully Blackman A Co., successors of bers of the Order and their families, his eyes in death with the assur ing south the John Devine cattle Jimmy used to run whenever he Left «ar.
ranch. There was a great abund
Heppner A Blackman, the pi. neer but these demands answered, relief ance that his family was left in ance of grass every where. On the spoke to him.
merchants of this town. The busi is extended toothers ns far as it hands of brothers. "whose constant head of the Islam! could be mowed
Now we all run, even the cook,
as level as your floor in bodies of ness of the tirm is managed ly II possesses the ability. The pecuni duty it is to watch ami protect the from one to two tons of grass to the when we so much as hear hi» step.
acre, where, at this date, there is
thousands of acres, is here to be tak Blackman, mayor of the city of ary contributions of the memlier» '»¡•low ami educate the orphan.”
scarcely any. Five years ago Geo. But not from him. Mr. Black
en ami is just as go->d as any that Heppner and one of its most ener which consist in small monthly
Odd Fellowship is calculated to Stanclift mowed grass on the com heath is the angel of this house, sir.
is occupied. Home-seekers in Ore- getic and enterprising citizens." sums, constitute a fund for the ex mak men social and humane by mons l.etween Burns ami the upper If you don't believe it, come to din-'
gon cannot do Is-tter elsewhere.
That language speaks volumes for clusive purpose of relieving the bringing them frequently together, bridge: II Simpkins, the same year, net with us once, and spend the
This Eden will not long remain ti e man DcimH-r.it« have selected sick, burying the dead, protecting thus breaking down the barrier», cut hav between the Geo. McGow evening afterward. I don't believe Ranni?: Grant and Malheur*^
n an unsettled state, but in a few to serve the interests of the whole and assisting the widows. 1- this created by sect or party, nnd unit an and L.'wn s Br >s. ran "lies This God ever made a better man than P. O. addrraa: iiarna. Graal "■
short years this land will all la- tak district, as well as his own county, respect the Order is a vast mutual ing men as citizens of one country, country was. more liable to frost Mr. Blackheath. Of course Rose
di’”ng spring ami summer months.
en. the golden opportunities now as Joint-Senator for Harm ', Grunt aid society, differing from nil others members of one family, the human
1 <l'cations are that Harney v Iley thinks so. but the odditv of it is w J wU the
• • killing or MM
otlervd will l>e improved.
is getting more seasonable.
. r bekMM
that Mrs. Fanfarelle thinks so. too. et<>ckj>fthe «
The climate is salubrious and
will compare favorably with any
other part of the “Inland Empire.”
Burns and Harney are the princi
pal towns and in fact are the only
towns -n the Harney valley. These
towns ar? about fifteen miles apart
in the northern jsirtion of the val
ley. Both towns have an