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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1890)
|of choicest, and commonest variety
i proven to the contrary, Why the people of this valley obtain
as: gladioli, cacti, peony, dahlia,
A number of private buildings i should Harney county make their supplies? W here did the
fuschia, rosea, lilies, »to.; shrubs: for accommodating renters who i an exception in this ease? The flour, bacon, sugar, coffee, etc., come
such as snowball, lilac, laurel, etc; winter here for school conveniences. : readers of T he H erald remember from, that kept the people from act
trees: elm, box-elder,I Qi.e of the most complete book an editoral we published ssveral ual want during the long, dreary,
E 44 tore.
[ash, catalpa, locust; fruit trees:' and job offices in Eastern Oregon, weeks since, challenging the enu- tedious winter just past? 5 on mav
Leadine Merchant of Harney Co.
, cherry, plum, apple, peach, pear, in the lute H erald nuilding.
' niiesufthecandidates on the Demo- answer that, ‘‘the merchants cf
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DEMORCATIC TICKET. etc.; there can be no doubt of the |
|cratic ticket, in this county, to ex- Burns were well paid for furnish
I dwelling-houses being surrounded
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HATS CAPS
1’llE foregoing is compiled with I bibit one mistake made by the ing these provisions,” very well,
j by richly ornamented grounds.
BOOTS, SHOES, GROCERIES, HARDW ao .I
i care to prevent the increeping of • appointees—of Governor i’ennover were you not well paid by being
STOVES, TINWARE, CROCKERY, GLAS syv LS
Pineries for building purposes any form of exaggeration, and we for the offices of Ilarney county— able to purchase the same? Again,
PAINTS. OILS, GLASS, PUTTY, THE CFIF rr I
are near Burns.
i believe it to tie correct in each and
SULTANA RAZORS, AND ”1 X L” CUTLERY u,i‘I
Ice free every winter for all who every particular.. Not one word idence to substantiate it, and we every man and every family, that
CIGARS—AND A THOUSAND OTHER ART 1
will pack it.
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TOO TEDIOUS TO MENTION
has been written in the spirit of ■I Would cheerfully give it to tin-pul - applies to them, with the necessa
Burns is easy of access to a plen vain boasting, but with the single [lie through the columns of Till ries'’ Do the merchants of Burns
tiful supply of good timber for desire to remind the reader of the H kkai . d . They have signally demand cash for their articles of
merchandise? The books of the Full Weight Full Measure, and Extra q
| fact that it is to them a saving of failed to do so.
G. W. WEBB,
Much more remains to be said on : individual time, ease, and nionev
Now we simply say to the voters various business houses in Burns
II a » alw»y» been my moit'i. uml I intend to maintain niyKeeut
this subject, but we now pass on to to locute the permanent countv- of Ilarney county, that the very show thousands of dollars that is
B. F. BONHAM,
' seat in Burns, a town which in a weak and extremely insignificant
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variety of ways has made its <“x- argument—made by persons who much of ivhielw could not be col
enemies to true Dem- lected by an action. Every man
istence a business necessity to ev are certainly
e welfare of the par who shows the disposition to keep
ery householder in Harney county.
fOR STATS PRINTER
Burns is the trade-center of Har
acceptance of | himself, never asks for aid in vain
ney county, and has the customary
an office, by appointment from the among the Burns people. Will
Let ur illustrate: One of our Re
country town outfit of blacksmith
Governor, is sufficient to condemn vou assist these men in June, that
R. A. MILLER,
shops, carpenter shops, stores, feed- publican subscribers, Mr. Simms or debar the appointee from holding they may be the better enabled to
stabies, eating-houses, saloons, is very I usy this month putting in
assist you; or will you say by your
town-hall, church, school houses, grain; he finds he is needing nt the oflice by the suffrage of the
legal voters of this eouiitv, is ab votes that you have the best of
once a larger plow; enters the
ridiculous, and not to be en them, and are willing to let them W. E GRACE. P roprietor ,
Burns Business Men have no
M. D. CLIFFORD,
•moss on their backs;” are men of house, says he ‘‘has to go to Burns tertained (¡pr
moment by good I down?
means; of keen business foresight;
and ti-ue Democrats, free from en * Now what effect would a good
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men who having invested largely get ready and com» along.” After vy and prejudice, after the matter town have on all the laboring class
CHAS. F. HYDE,
A Large- Aseoilment ui
in town property, arc directly in a pleasant ride over a good, level
terested in tin- development of ev road, they arrive in town. Mr. S has been explained and set before es? What effect on the farmer first?
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them in its proper light.
It would create a market for his
ery resource that has a tendency to
FILL CUTLERY, f. CT ICKS, E|3B
increase the commercial value of goes to the < nly Agricultural Im
produce. Situated, as we are, 160
the town. Whenever they see an plement house in Harnev Valiev: Pennoyer to appoint men to fill the miles from a railroad depot, what
Has just been Received.
advantage, they set themselves «elects the kind of plow he needs-
D. S. DUSTIN
unitediv to work to acquire it, and « ii ' Scril es for a copy of the only offices of our new county. The encouragement is there to raise
have in the past four years accom Republican newspaper pul lisbed parties petitioned for. and whose farm produce beyond the home
plished what it gem-rally takes the
petitions were ignored by the Gov consumption? None. Then by in-
mossbaek ( lenient of a town ten in the county; gets a prescriptior ernor; this netion of his was done ! ■ creasing the home consumption PHYSICIANS’ PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY co ^J h HH
poX COUNTY CLERK :
for influenza made up at the drug
years to o! tain.
in consequence of other petitions ! there can be no question but that
Everything guaiai titd j ure and of the very Lest d
W. E. GRACE.
Burns has secured a daily mail tore; arranges to sell what wheat presented, claiming the parties' j the farmer builds his own market.
lirough the Valley.
he raises to N. Brown; orders wire
Uvkia and >
To increase the home consumption,
a. t'i^pli. J-.’l»
fencins at J. Dtirkheimer & Co’s;
A. A. COWING.
.4 UllArlM 1
consolidate business, encourage
«ecured the establishment of the makes a Timber Culture applica qualified for the ofiiees
new business enterprises,encourage
F” WM. MILLER.
tion at the Land Oflice; replaces a
growth of one town. Capital
Burns is the terminus of all stage roken harness at Welcome’s shop: ease, the men petitioned for, were
will seek investment, in every ave
lines into the Valley.
'eaves his watch at the Jeweler's fair, honest, representative men.
FB W. E. ALBERSON.
Buri s is the center of all public for repair; goes to see if Mrs. 8. Admitting such to be the fact, then nue, no matter how remote. By
highways in the county.
has finished her shopping, in»pa- it is proven, conclusively, to any increasing the population of a place
Burns has the location of the U. ‘ientl v growling to himself because individual, that we, here at home, you invite capital to that point.
vated. 1 he 1 roprietor wil. ¿pure no pains to please hi» J
TIIOS. H. ROBERTS.
S. Land Oflice, and both the otli he will have to go to Ilarney to
By inviting capital you vote to de
rials as property owners.
nay his taxes, when, if the county are solely responsible, and to blame crease taxation. How? A county £j8TGood table service, and tai les furnished with all nurd
Burns can furnish the purchasers seat were at Burns, he could have not Gov. Pennoyer, nor his ap has a certain tax to pay in order to
T. a . M c K innon .
if 1 ts warranty deed«, that w«)l itlended to everything at the one pointees. What better proof or ev-
cvidenee do we want to establish meet the current expenses of the
hold good as long as the Repul lie 'rip and notone
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insiness ninth rs
the efficiency and trust-worthiness county. Siie at the same time has
L. B. BAKER.
Burns lias the only distributing tilled bv Ilarney.
of our present county offletrs, than a certain amount of taxable proper
nost'iffice in the Valley.
Let us see what Mrs. Simms has the remark made bv Deputy Pros ty upon which to raise thiB tax.
Burns has the onlv Money Or done meanwhile, First to the post ecuting Attorney Finn, of La
F P. MOORE.
The mode of taxation is so much
JE3URNS O'RCULATING t .IBRA
der and Postal Note department to oflice to send off a postal note for
the dollar; or two dollars on
5()c with her order for that new
her postoffice in the county.
the one hundred dollars for in
Burns has the only Express of shade of zephyr to repair baby’s evening of May 24th, to the citizens
socks; left a p iir of I ov’s shoes to of Burns. Said he: "You have a stance. To meet all the expenses
T. B. JAMES
fice in the Valley.
IN THE HE1UI.J BUILDING.
He sewed; calls for the coffee pot
Rurns has the largest number of left at the tin shop to have a han I cautiful valley, and a prosperous ’ of the county the next year there
MRS. GRACE, ------ LlsaahlAN.
nrivate residences, and resident in die soldered on; gets baby’s last county, comparatively free from | I has been sufficient new capital in- Objert of apenlne’hiiluih.« »» in connecil >n with the Rree Ki-a-Hne R
Pun... for par. I».!.:« bo. k. for . l ublle Librar, f..r Bur..»-TI>i ¿7f “ tb"b!í¿,
pol COUNTY-SEAT OF HARNEY COUNTY habitants of anv town or locality
set of photos just finished nt the, debt, which speaks volumes in fa- : ; vested in the country (the current TERMS: Memberehlp Fee )l «-.ear. Reading Fee 10c. Den, »¡r of... u...,
in Harney county.
gallery; gets a new stew-kettle nt vor of your present county oiiicer.i.” expenses being the same) to reduce oulcal or Book, ma .e vrl h ihe Ubrerien, In over, liian.e. send for Ï
Burns has the only Saddle and Geer’s hardware store; looks in at This coming from a Republican, the rate of taxation to one dollar , ,, r Uie-The III rarla-i I» «Kent f. r and will fake ; u e ríp-tor» at the 1 ..v,m »nu
Harness Shop in the county.
the Land Oflice to ask a question and our county officers being l)em- on the one hundred. Can that lit iurta, Works vf Art, House-Builaic.g Design«, E h .
WHYUlH.'.H POR COmYiEV
Burns has the only jeweler estab for the information of a lady friend
lishment in the county.
that lias taken up a homestead
The people, all the Voters of Ha
Burns has the onlv Boot and claim; returns reading matter to and respectable position in society, it not economy for the farmers to
ney county, are invited togive the' Shoe shop in the county.
the Library, meets her husba d at also, a gentleman of political in vote for a consolidation of busixess?
Attention to the following ressot
Burns has the only Brewery in the Rending Room, well satisfied fluence. makes the argument doub Next take the painter, carpenter,
with her outlay of time and money, ly forcible in favor of our present smith etc., start a town of some
for locating the permanent count
having spent less than $3; no
seat at Burns. The Natural A'
i i magnitude, trade increases and ali
Burns has the only grist arid thought of Harnev troubles her. as county officers.
vantages offered for the considers merchandise Flouring mill in the not one of her trifling but necessary
F- E. B each . President,
W'. m . M c F all , Treasury
tion of people of the county, b county.
Buildings are constructed on every
E. H ugues , Vice-President,
errands could have been accom
F. B rownton , Secrd,
Burns has the only Tin Shop in plished in that town that has done
Burns, may bo thus summed up:
hand, carpenters busy, the ham
comparatively nothing toward se
1. Burns is situated in the mids
mer and saw sound in every direc
Burns has the only Drug Store curing the location of the conntv
of thu richest farming lands in th«
tion, the painter follows with his
Llst of Direetors and Stockholders at the oilice of tht
in the county.
seat, bv making itself capable of
ds . H erald : A r the election paints and oils and the anvil rings
Burns has the only Public Path
J. D. Shaw, W8°
• 2. Burns lisa on the banks of th« house in the county.
farmers and stockmen are liable to approaches I think more of the in the march of progress. Anoth
Silvies, the lnrgest river, or stream
Burns lias the onl v Photographic make, while called to town on matter of locating the countv-seat. er point in favor of Burns is, that
I have studied the matter thorough it is a settled established place.
of water in Ilarney Valley.
Gallery in the county.
Suppose a stockman having busi ly and will give you the result of | The records of Harney county
3. Burns can be easily and cheap
-tu jl 3LC5
Burns is the onlv point in the
ly approached from every direction •ounty that keeps full and well ness at the colintv-seat goes there my investigations as ulainly as : show that over one hundred war-
uossible. What point in Ilarney i rantee deeds to lots are held by
from north, south, east and west.
4. Public buildings erected ii ware stores.
JNO. W. SAYER
trips—it would not'be possible for county,aspiring for the permanent , the people of Burns. These lots
Burns, are not liable to destructioi
Harney to sell him bacon, beans, county seat, possesses the best nat Lire valued at from $30 to $50
dried fruits, canned goods, salt, ural surroundings'? To this ques each. Making an aggregate valu-
from cloud-bUrsta, as there are n.
Ksrtw eon.tantlr on hand a lar.e ato« k «I
louse, grounds fenced and set out
canyons, no lofty surrounding rim m shade trees, which make it the etc., to the sum of $300. because tion there can be but one answer. I ation of town lots held by individ-
rocks to threaten its safety at am best furnished educational struc I so he must perforce go on to Rurns
Burns, bv its location on the I uals in the town of Burns of at
ture in the county.
season of the year.
to complete the object of his ab west bank of the Silvies river, has.! least $4000. But the county seat
Burns has the only church build sence from the ranch.
and always will have the advant I at Burns and this valuation will
5 The fine, level, unobstructed
tracts of land in the immediate vi ing in the county, and has secured : Then, when county-scat is locat age of the only water power in the ; reach •'•8000 on the second day of
thereby, the services of a pastor,
cinity of Burss, give the town per which guarantees regular religious ed at Burns, Money Order and county. We must not believe that ' June and in one year hence will ap
mail matter can be attended to nt our county will be always what it proximate $25,000. That is the
mission to extend its boundaries at services throughout the Valiev.
AU kind» ot surfscs lumber thoroughly eeaeoued for iNUtdlns purp»aw«N<
the same trip made to transact
far in any direction as progress cat
Burns has the only Reading land iW county court, or circuit is to-dav. We must realize that * way to reduce taxation—simply l>v
Room and Circulating Library in i I court business.
there is a vast tide of immigration increasing tho value of taxable
| the county.
6 Burns has a fine, cool, health’
The location of the permanent pouring in from all the eastern property. The more dollars then-
Burns has the only two broth-
How of water at less than 15 feet erly associations in the county, an ¡ ' county seat of Harnev county, is I States, and at an astonishing rate, , art- to pay taxes on, the less the
depth below the surface, fordrink I. <>. O. F. lodge and a G. A. R , simply and solely a plain business populating the whole of the west . tax on each dollar.
N. B. A Good i-oud all the wav.
proposition, and as such onlv can ern territory.
Can Harney show any such fig
ing purposes, that never dries up post.
I it he met to the advantage of each
We must realize that at no dis ures? No Why not? Because
never overflows, and never change-
Burns is the place of issue of the and every citizen of the county.
tant day in rhe future there will there is not a man in Harney who
with the season. Is soft and plen E ast O regon H erald , the only
: not be 160 acres of arable vacant ¡cwns a foot of the land on which
liful when dug for, 16 feet and over newspaper of general circulation in
land in this or any other county in 'bis buildings stand. Canyon r<-
7. Rums has an equable climate
N ext Monday, in Oregon, will
Tiie Burns Brass
, Oregon. Is it presuming too much duce your taxes by supporting Har
when compared with other loc.di pieces, is the only
W M. Wcius, M anager .
be the day to try the nerves of
then to anticipate what the populn- ney for countv-seat?
ties, and can show smaller percent county.
the candidates; but we think we
LARGEST STABLE AND RARN IN THE HARNEY
j tion or the busineM of a good town
age of spring and fall sicknesses
■TKHPRISER Now UNDERWAY.
j can, with safety, assure the Demo
Clr n - Fresh—New
than any town of its site in Fasten
In addition to the foregoing ac cratic candidates of this county, may be in Harney valley and set
ting the figures on a parallell with ' ' T he voters of Harney county
Oregon, and the death rate too ii tually acquired advantages, the
Water, an d Competent Service.
Thi« Ri «bl«. *1 hi full 1 her' ■ c< rrirt ra’icn. is. per to «1. Ht.rse«. heard
■'oilowing are in course of construe- ■ that there is no need of them fear those of Baker City?
significant to be mentioned.
< arcfvlly irminid, fed and watered.
ion, or in the hands of designers ing the result. The voters of Ilar
< N RORA UlMJUHt.
How are we to attain the invis the day of election, for there is no
8. Having foot hills of sufficic I ind builders:
ney county are men of intelligence,
height on the north and northwe
doubt of the fact, he is the man we
A ■ Court House (should the and we positively believe they ap
to shelter the town from the mil Ci ■•■■untv-seat be located in Burns) preciate the services of the present The answer is plain and specific. want for Joint-8enator, for the
Burns-Canyon Stage Line,
severe wind* that could otherwise >r a town hall that Will be the laig '»(lice holders too much not to eb et By consolidating ail the material Counties of Harney, Grant and
I. J ewitt , P roprietor ,
Leave« Burr« on Monday«, Wednevda'«, «nd Friday a, •< * ■
visit it; snd being removed f- I ■st in the county.
I them to the offices they now hold businesses and enterprises at one Morrow, being a resident merchant
Connect« with the Ontario, Priceville, and Lakeview «tag»«, a: Bnru«-
A tlO.CXX) new Central School
the immteliate vicinity of tl><
tivi • for paaernger».
i by appointment. That nppi int- point. Bums has the natural ad uf Heppner, and doing a large l usi-
marshes, is free from ths anno
The largest and mmt completi ■ nient made by one of the best Gov
mosquito and gnat visitation th I i ' .w Mill in the county, Lss that ernors whom the citizens of Oregon |>o*scsse* the greatest natural Joca- tion for custom; his business rela
afflicts other parts of the count*
mile from town.
have ever honored with that high ti< n by being in the center of the tions with Harney and Grant, as
Burns is a town pleasant for pise
Machinery for operating a Fnr- and worthy position. The idea of largest I ody of the best agricultur well as his own county. Morrow,
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itnre manufactory’is ordered.
defeat should never enter the mind al land, east of the Cascade moun identifies him with the interest of
A fine large Bank building i» of a Democrat. It ia a custom, tains. in Oregon. -So nnn h for nat- 1 ■ the whole district. This being the
9. Bums' citizens h.iving test«
I .»••• i:i the builders’ hand*.
case, voters of lw>th political parties
Fire. Fin>ful. erd Varied.
the ability of the native soil, i
at al a principle of l>emoer.icy, t<>, ural
Giv« thia «torr « ra'l when In town, «nd examine the pretty array of Fan«!
sny town in Harney county can, with safety, vote for Mr. Black
and water to produce health
for C«Bh One door a.nth &.* >>*er*8 Hard ware aur*
one o'i the Racine hotel. * hicl: i-
with Burns in enterprise.' man, feeling assured he will do hie
»rowth of plant life, in f mi
• i r the lsrge«t and last furnished men who are honest, capable and comp.«-»
•f’W-r« from •**♦! bulb, ami setts, Hotel in the county.
deserving, and nothing has l«e»r business or generosity ? Where does | whole duty for the district.
In aamebvl! <M.i
THE PACIFIC FIRE INSURANCE CP
L ivery and feed so
BURNS CHINESE BAZAR.