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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (May 17, 1890)
! of choicest, and commonest va iety
A number of private buildings
as: g’aiioli, cacti, peony, dah'ia,
■fusehiii, roses, lilies, »te.; shrub i: fur accommodating renters who
winter here for school conveniences.
such as tnowhal), lilac, laurel, etc,
Oi.e of the most complete book
ornamental trees: elm, box -elder,! and job offices in Eastern Oregon,
ash, cataipa, locust; fruit trees in the late H erald uuilding.
cherry, plum, apple, peach, pear, i
etc.; there can be no doubt of the! 1' he foregoing is compiled with
DEMOCRATIC TICKET. dwelling-house* being surrounded i care to prevent the increeping of
by richly ornamented grounds.
any form of exaggeration, and we
Pineries for building purposes believe it to be correct in each and
are near Burns.
| every particular. Not one word
Ice free every winter for all *hoK~
wr7t’ n jn the gpirit of
¡will pack it.
¡vain boasting, but with the single
p-OR secretary or STATE:
Burns is easy of acces. to a plen- j
(o reniin(J the reudcr of the
tiful supply of good timber for fact that it is to them a saving ef
individual time, ease, and money
G. W WERB,
Much more remains to l»e said on to locate the permanent county
this subject, but we now puss on to seat in ( Burns, a town which in a
p OR SUPREME JUDGE.
the Acquired Advantages.
, variety of ways has made its ex-
B. F BONHAM,
, istence a business necessity to cv-
pOR STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT
|ery householder in Harney county.
to the People of Harney
ÉDI H kba LD: Having been
Sometime befare the conventions
were held, the Items, then on *n nominated by the Democratic State
"Independent »coot,’’ advised the Convention for the office of Joint
Representative for the counties of
"good jieople of Harney valley
wait "till the nominations are made Harney and Grant, I feel it incum
of Harney F C*J
by both political parties, then se bent upon me to sav a few word* to
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lect good men from either ticket, the people of Harney county
and thus form an Independent through the column* of T he H er
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HAT8 (*An
ald regarding the issues of the cam
BOOTS, SHOES. GROCERIES, HARbw.k.
themselves Under the above head paign.
STOVES, TINWARE, CROCKERY, GI A hri T
PAINTS. OILS, GLAS8, PUTTY, THE CE®!
we propose showing how. after pre
The Democratic governor of Ore
SULTANA KAZORS, AND "I X L” CUTLERY S
paring such a senseless mixture gon nominated for re-election, has
CIGARS—AND A THOUSAND OTHER art ,
(sugar-coating it with such phraso fulfilled the duties of his position
TOO TEDIOUS TO MENTION
ology as “We never allow politics in a faithful and impartial manner;
to get in the way of business, etc.,) has given general satisfaction, and I
for political suckers in both parties, will be re-elected. But such re
it refused to swallow the dose 1
election will be but half a victory, Full Weight, Full Measure, and Extras
Has always baan my motto, and 1 intend to maintain uiy
Having kept an eve on its course unless a sufficient number of mem
as to Joi nt-Senator for Morrow, bers of the legislature also lie elect
Grant and Harr.ev, we were curious ed to snstain his views, whenever
to see the outcome after
lie sees fit to exercise the veto pow
tions were made, provides,.Bl* | er. The monied power of the State
pOR STATE PRINTER
Burns is the trade-center of Har
Let us illustrate: One of our Re man be on the Democratic and will doubtless use all means at their
ney county, and has the customary
MeHaley on the Republican tickets,
publican subscribers, Mr. Simms, respectively, since to be eon’iste’i command to defeat him at the polls
p AR CONRRESSMAN
is very busy this month putting in with its advice to the good people, but I believe their efforts will be in
shops, carpenter shops, stores, feed
R. A. MILLER,
stables, eating-houses, saloons, l grain; he finds he is needing at it ought to declare itself openly tor vain. Should I be elected, I will
. try and serve you as faithfully as
town-hall, church, school houses, | once a larger plow; enters the the former.
To begin with, it took no little
house, says he “has to go to Burns,
trouble to <it ftne the good points a if I were a resident of your county.
Burns Business Men have no I and if wife wants anything there, Joint-Senator mijst show,thusly •
The early completion of the rail
“moss on their backs;” are men of | get ready and come along, ” After
M D CLIFFORD.
‘ He must work for all his di»- road through your county will be
means: of keen business foresight;
foresight;1 a pleasant ride over a good, level trict
as well as his own county.
of great benefit to your section, in W. E GRACE, P roprietor ,
pOR PROSECUTING ATTORNEY:
I men who having invested largely
CHAP. F HYDE,
see a point before it is too late
terested in the development of ev goes to the only Agricultural Im can ‘ Must
have some capacity and legislation necessarv, and proper
J1OR JOINT SENATOR:
ery resource that has a tendency to plement house in Harney Valley; business
A Large Assortment ef
to secure the early completion of
increase the commercial value of selects the kind of plow he needs;
the town. Whenever they see an subscribes for a copy of the only
If the system of internal improve
advantage, they set themselves
Of Mr. Blackmans qualiniva-
D. 8. DUSTIN.
unitedly to work to acquire it, and Republican newspaper published
ments by the State, is to be contin.
Has just been Received.
it says in the Baine A,reat^:
have in the past four years accom in the county; gets a prescription tions
ued, Harney county is entitled to
plished what it generally takes the for influenza made up at the drug Henrv Blackman would just fill her proportion of State aid. But 1
( OVNI Y TICKET.
mossback element of a town ten store; arranges to sell what wheat
the bill, and make • good, capable should try and have all appropri.
pOR COUNTY CLERK:
years to obtain.
he raises to N. Brown; orders wire Senator.’’
ationsfor the same properly guard
W. E. GRACE.
Burns has secured a daily mail fencing at J. Durkhcimer & Co’s;
Having shown what kind of man
so that a greater proportion of PHYSICIANS’ PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMP
P ill SHEHI.-E:
should be elected, it proceeds to
tion at the Land Office; replaces a sav the sort of man not fitted to funds so appropriated be expended £0
Everything guaranteed pure and of the very Lest
A. A. COWING.
secured the establishment of the broken harness at Welcome’s shop; that very responsible position, in the actual building of roads, and
pOR COUNTY JUDGE
h aves his watch at the Jeweler’s and. doubtless, had the late master a less percentage for surveys and
new Harney Land District.
Burns is the terminus of all stage for repair; goes to see if Mrs. 8. of tricky “Old Jordon,” who is red-tape.
, WM. MILLER.
has finished her shopping, impa now on the Republican ticket (the 1 Democrats of Harney county, I
lines into the Valley.
P R ASSESSOR
tiently growling to himself because master, mind, Bro . Harney Press,
appeal to you tostundbvyour guns
Burt s is the center of all public he will have to go to Harney to not
/ W. E. ALBERSON.
the horse, nor the ticket) in the on the 2d day of June, 1890, and
highways in the county.
j pay his taxes, when, if the eounty- mind’s eye at the moment:
Burns has the location of the U. j seat were at Burns, he could have
• Must not be so narrow-minded gi ve as eood an account of your
E. K. TAYLOR, - - ------- - pj
S. Land Office, and both the offi- ! attended to everything nt the one that he cannot work for all parts selves on that day as you have in
THOS. H ROBERTS.
cials as property owners.
; trip anil not one of his important of hie district.”
This large and commodious Hotel has been generally *!
There is discord and division in
Burns can furnish the purchasers ! business matters could have been
“We must not send some 01 e
vated. The Proprietor will spare no pains to please hit J
of lots warranty deeds, that will [ filled by Harney.
incompetent because he has a fast the ranks of the .opposition in id-
T. A. McKINNON.
. . 1 . 1 —
» !• I T Let >ac
i n î rvi a kna
most every county in the State and
see I 11-knl
Mrs. Q Simms
good 1 as 1 long as .. .1 the Republic
Good table service, and tables furnished with all muk«a|
P"R SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT:
done meanwhile. First to the post-
Taking all things into considera in some cases open mutiny and re
L. B. BAKER.
tion, the reader would naturally
Burns has the only distributing
50c with her order for that new suppose after the nominations of not be serious contention in the
postoffice in the Valley.
Democratic ranks, and if you vote
shade of zephyr to repair baby’s
Burna has the only Money Or socks; left a pair of boy’s shoes to Blackman and MeHahy were made for the candidates nominated to
F. P. MOORE.
der and Postal Note department to he sewed; calls for the coffee pot the Items would show its “busi- represent your principles without
ness capacity,” it» “manlv Inde
her postofflee in the county.
left at the tin shop to have a han pendence,” its love lor its homes, being influenced by petty dislikes,
dle soldered on; gets baby’s last its altars and 5s fires,” etc , Ac..bv i or local jealousies, your triumph is
fice in the Valley.
T. B. JAMES.
set of photos just finished at the, advocating Blackman, as*t>eing the , ' assured.
Burns has the largest number of .gallery; gets a new stew-kettle at man best fitted to represent the. ; My buainei* has prevented and
IN THE HKRALD BUILDING.
private residences, and resident in [(Jeer’s hardware store; looks in at intsrests. of the whole -'istriet; It
J70R COUNTY-SEAT or HARNEY COUNTY: i
MRU. SR ACE, ------ L ibraria *.
habitants of anv town or locality j the Land Office to ask a question did no such thityu but Jast week
Object of opening this bugiti cbm in connection with the Free Kemiinjr Room ii Jo «
in Harney county.
i, ¡for the information of a lady friend accepted Mcllukf in this half-j
Futn.s fur pureh««inK books fur a Public Library for Burn«—The lut fur thebu/Mn
! Democratic Platform adopted April TERMS: Membership Fee (12 « vear. Readins Fee 10c. Deposit of 2’>c, or Rett
Burna has Ike- onlv Sadrfle and v+mt hrta takrn tip a hoioesteail
claim; returns reading matter to
“IHs a foregone conclusion that ! 2-yth, will be the guide to my odimi ur Book, made with the Librarian, in every insiance. bend fur ( «talugsv.
Harness Shop in the county.
.H^Tlie Librarian 1« agent for and will t«ke Sul scriptions at the Loarst Rita
WHY BURY* FOR COUXTY SEAT?
Burns has the only jeweler estab the Library, meets her husband at ¡Hon G. W. MeHaley. of Grant j official action, should I be the I'llcal,
and order any Bo« k. published in the United State« or (.an ad a. Also, bh«t
Works of Art, IL/UNe-Building Designs, Ktc.
lishment in the county.
i with her outlay of time and money. tor, hence, should the Senator and , election.
0. S. D ustin ,
Burns has the only Boot nnd . f)nvin>;
f R-ss than $3; no Representative both come from] Long Creek, Grant co , Ore., May
The people, all the Voters of Har
' fh0Ugpt of Harney troubles her, as Grantcounty.it would leave Har-1 3d, 189Ü.
ney county, are invited togive their Shoe shop in the county.
Burns has the only Brewery in not one of her trifling but necessary nev practically unrepresented.’
attention to the following reasons
1err*nds could have been accoin-
Since the Items don’t like the,
for locating the permanent county
„Th« Burn« Church
Burns has the only grist and j pfished in that town that has done
seat at Burns. The Natural Ad merchandise Flouring mill in the j comparatively nothing toward ae- Grant county nominees, why not Is the only edifice sacred to the
muster up a little independent
vantages offered for the considera ■ county.
| curing the location of the countv- common-sense for the occasion, and holding of divine services in the
tion of people of the county, by j Burns has the only Tin Shop tn ; seat, by making itself capable of work outright for Morrow’s nomi-' county of Harney, and is a large,
r. K. beach . President,
I W m . M c F all , Treaiui
E. H ughes , Vice-President,
| W. F. B hovnton , 8ee
supplying every ordinary demand nee for Joint-Senator and M. « well-built structnr.e, creditable in
Burns, may be thus summed up:
Burns has the only Drug Store farmers anil stockmen are liable to Cardwell for Joint Representative?! apjiearance to much older counties
1. Burna is situated in the midst
! make, while called to town on It can find no fault with the latter’s than ours. The pastor. Rev. A. M.
of the richest farming lands in the
strictly county matters.
abilities as a man capable of repre-j McCnrl of the M. E church is in
Burns hns the only Public Bath
jflO^List of Directors and Stockholders at the office of the Ip
i Siipposi* n stockman having busi- sentiug “the whole district, as well charge.
2. Burns lies on the banks of the
J. D. sfiaw, »-«*•
ness at the county-seat goes there ns Harney county.”
Burns has the only Photographic I i to
Taylor, also, Sunday school, occu
Silvies, the largest river, or stream i Gallery
replenish his supplies, outside of
in the county.
pies every Sabbath day as it rolls
! his usual full and spring supply
of water in Harney Valley.
Burns is the only point in the I trips—it would not be possible for
M ay 16, ISSN, when T iie H erald
.">. Burns can be easily and cheap county that keeps ftill and well
Aid Society entertains the public,
Harney to sell him bacon, beans,
ly approached from every direction, Stocked Merchandizing and Hard- ! dried fruits, canned goods, salt, issued its first boom edition for ad occasionally, fir its lienefit, with
from north, south, east and west. I ware stores.
etc., to the sum of $300. because i vertising the great Harney country, little appropriate social meetings,
I. Public buildings erected in
such amounts are not kept in stock, the leading article said “a daily that are always well-attended.
Burns has a commodious school so he must perforce go on to Burns' mail, a new county-seat, a U. S.
Burns, are not liable to destruction
JNO. W. SAYER
The United State»» Eand Office
from cloud-bursts, as there are no house, grounds fenced and set out I to complete the object of his ab Land Office and a railroad are
sence from the ranch.
tilings of the near future for south At Burns, under efficient manage
canyons, nojloftv surrounding rim best furnished educational struc-1
Keen ronitantlr on hand a lartt «tu« k »I
Then, when county-seat is locat ern Grant county”—to-dav we find ment of J. B. Huntington as Regis
rocks to threaten its safety at anv ture in the county.
ed at Burns, Money Order and !
ter, and H. Kelley as Receiver, is
season of the year.
Burns has the only church build mail matter can be attended to at only the “railroad" in the future, doing a thriving government busi
5 The fine, level, unobstructed ing in the county, and has secured j the same trip made to transact ,
ness, and so far as we can ascertain,
tracts of land in the immediate vi-. thereby, the services of a pastor, | land or county court, or circuit vent is not only an assurance but is giving entire satisfaction to all
at an early date. So mote it be. i who
are dependent upon its mode
cinity of Burns, give the town per which guarantees regular religious court business.
; services throughout the Valiev.
The location of the permanent'
of work, for correct transaction i of
mission to extend its iHiundaries as
| Burns has the only Reading county seat of Harncv county, is
their business in land matters.
far in any direction as progress can Room and Circulating Library in simply and solely a plain business
AU kind« at «urlare lumber lhon>n(hiy «caaoued lor balMln« puri«aMta<*
STATEMENT OF BUSINKSS
proposition, and as such only can I Once upon ft time a Mr. Roade-
I the county.
Transacted at U 8. Land Office,
(i Burna has a fine, cool, healthy
Burna has the only two broth-1
Burna, Oregon, from September
' the best location to “start up” in, 18»9 to March 31, 1890:
flow of water at less than 15 feet | erly assiH-iiitions in the county, an and every citizen of the county.
' had. owing to his fmesight, ability,
depth below the surface, for drink
energy, and iiji<-ralirv, built up Total land
«ale«, fere, and romminion
ing purposes, that never dries up.'
N. B. A Good ’ond all the wav.
T he E ast O regon H er aid was .quite a good business. I ring well For
Land ealea 1. >O4.97z ecrea
100 original lid. entries, 47 original Timbtr-
never overflows, ami never changes
cuituru entr‘e« 1 Miningappiieaiiun; y urig
E ast O regon H erald , the only planted in Burns in the month of liked by all bis heighbors.
Draeit l and entries. J17 Pre Meclaratory
with the season. Is soft mid plen newspa|M*r of general circulation in Novetnl er, 1887, by I). I. Grace, a
One day, however, while walking inai
btatemeat«; 109«a»h eutrie«; 7 Timber Land
appli« atiuiif. «6 cuntcet« tiled in Burn« office,
tiful when dug for. 15 feet and over ■ the county.
newspaper man, well known as ‘Miss Prosperity,’’ he was rather -7u pending route«’« transmitted from lake
H<i eutr.es: 4 desert entrh ».
7. Burns has an equable climate i The Burns Brass
such in the East, and an expo- surprised and slightly annoyed, to view
when compared with other locali
I riem-ed editor of marked ability hear that two of his second cous
W m . W oods , M an 4 geb .
The Burnn Niwapupfr»
ties, and can show smaller percent- county.
The intention of Prof. Grace was to ins and neighbors,IMr. Towne-Sight-
BARN IN THE HARNEY COl”
age of spring and fall sicknesses
start T he H eraidou such firm ba- Towne, and J. Bull-Towne. Esq . Are the two largest papers printed
than any t >wn of its size in Eastern
' sis as to enable it to grow up with, had formed a co-partnership, and in the county.
The Harney Valiev Items, a five-;
Oregon, and the death rate too in tually acquired advantager. the and become the exponent of South started ¡info business in <ip|s>sitinn
following are in course of construc
Watar. an d Competent Service.
significant to l>e mentioned
tion, or in the hands of designers Eastern <iregon. ami his sucessful trying, to s > alienate, Mr. Roade claims to tie printed in th«* iinnie-i This Stable. » lih & full 1 ivery sccurmodsttof», fsopen to all. Horses,
groomed, fed attd watered.
n H iving foothills of snffieien: and builders-
' management <>>«taine«l ail h-* en L's friends, from him. that thev diate interests of a part of the peo
' ■»JGV KIAROMARLS.
heigh* on tit« north and northwest | A Court House (should the deavored to accomplish March 1. would not >»• willing to vol.* for ple of Harney county—for settlers
to shelter the town from the only county seat !»• located in Burns) 1890. he sol«l it. clear of all encum him. when he aspired to an office, , that are contending for certain lands I
Burns-Canyon Stage Line.
severe winds that could
< .... otherwise
.............. *,r ,own 1,n11 l,“‘t wil1
’he larg brance, to W. <’ Byrd «t Son. who that which he was justlv entitled under dispute.
I J ewitt , P roprietor .
visit it; and being removed from •
ast O regon H krai . d ,» 7-col all-
kept it fully tip to th« high stand-
Mr R I.-Towne naturally felt at-home folio, claims not only to be
I •«▼•« Hurra on Morda* «. wrdnrmlsya, and Friday«, at A a. m
the immediate vicinity of the; A $10.000 new Central School i ard already attained T he H er
'Connect« wLh th« Oatart.«. rrln««‘!le. and I.«k»vt»w «t«(<«. at Hura». ,'*”<
indignant, and in protecting his published in the immediate inter
tlol • for pue-cm
iiiarsli* s, is fr«e from ths annual
The largest and
ald ia. undoubtedly, on«* <>f the rights was somewhat assisted bv ests of all the settlers and all the
mosquito and gnat visitation that Saw Mill in th<.* county, baa than test paner» in Eastern Of gon tor: his first t onsin. wr Dogg-T
stockmen, but ai l. th« p -uple in the
and Mr Baere-Towne. who r
afflicts other parts of the county; 1 mile from town
county, as well a« the general inter
general and reliable news; it is fon i)|, di-Dionstrated to Mess
Bums is a town pleasant for place
Machinery for operating » Fur published in the interest of th«
est*. a* its title implte», of E.i*tcin
I. A j-1—Towne, that Timh
niture manufactory is ordered
whole countrv, r> fiini)«»e of sect, Culture ar- sometimes lacki
We Arc proud to be able t» add, i TON SAM
’♦ Barns' citizens having tested*
cm d, nr religion and it is. also, one the make up of a permn'icut
C?H’NESE AND JAPANESE Cjt°°
the at ility of the native mi), air.
ever nblc to**y with (ruth, that T he >
being of the L aning Ih mocrati«* pA[«ers
1 n,< lountistloti
mid water Ao produce u i.i
Fancnul* and Varied.
H kraid is totally free fiom
i«f va this st.»re « '
when le u»wn. and riamine the prrttv array of F«nay ‘J**!
’ " ■ i done on the R.«< ine hotel. w hieb is of the Stete of Oregon, and its
growth of plat t lift*. iu fi rm of i,« I e the largest and brat furiiiatw4i***n4»rd shall ever be, "sub hoc, go>id< With s guarantee and liad d«bti dness to any man, nr snr
keea>»ab e Fri ewe for CsSh
Owe d.ww emth of Geer's Hard
ift> mn-iet ti_,n with That firin ovi ri of men, _ and
!» lull» pripand
Bun* r<*. from seed, I ulb. and •t Itff H»»f* l ,n tbt i
A CHICHE LAUNDRY
T he white front livery and F eed sis
BURNS CHINESE BAZAR.
lu sa u« *>□'. Mln g