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NEWS IN BRIEF,
PUBLISHED VEERY WEDNESDAY
THE NEWS OF THE WOULD AS
CÜLED FROM EXCHANGES.
W. C. BYRD a SON.
P roprietors .
A Curious Mining Coincidr nee.
The figure 9 is curiously and in
timately connected with all the
great gold-mining excitements of
HERALD CLUB LIST
j the Nineteenth Century. The great
Jerald and Harper’s Magazine..
■erald and Harper’s Weekly
... 6.20 Algerian gold bubble formed and
. . 5.20 broke in 1809.
Herald and Harper’s Bazar
Next came the
Jerald and Harper’s Young People
lerald mil Alden’s Manifold Cyclopedia, l, 2.90 Mantanza Mountain craze in 1839,
Eai h additional volume after Vo). 1, 55 cents:
10 cents extra ner volume, postage.
when solid bowlders of gold as large
opiesof all the above works can be ex as flour barrels were reported.
mined at leisure ill the Reading Room.
California gold fever broke out in
Publishers of periodicals are solicited
to send clubbing rates, a copy of their work for 1849, and raged until counteracted
•Hr Free Reading Room—Wefile, and bind the
hitter at close of every half-volume, i'n<l v-v 11 bj’ the Pike’s Peak boom in 1859
aopies by advertisement.
Ten years later, in 1869. "Old Vir-
giny,” the celebrated miner, struck
the lucky lead which made Virginia
ACK j 1 wk 2 Wk 1 mo 3 mo 6 mo I 1 yr
and Nevada famous in the
■neh »1 50 | 2 50 |5 00 »s 'XI »ii oo 115.00
6.50 12 u3
23.(0 mining annals of the world.
8 00 15.00 24.00
4 50 6 00 10 00 20 00 32 00 50.00 came in on time with the Leadville
9 00 15.00 28.00
80.00 120 00 frenzy and the famous "carbonates”
12.90 16 00 28 00 48 00
20 00 30 00 40.00 60 00 no oo 140 00
of Lake county, Colorado. 1889
broke the charm, but 1899 may
make up for lost time, there being
’ every description executed with neatness
id despatch, at reasonable rates.
two 9s in that date.
One Year (in advance)
BECAUSE IT GOES
BEFORE THE PUB
BURNS, HARNEY COUNTY, OREGON, AUGUST 15, 1891
I P ublishers
T he H erald is kept regularly on file for re
irence, in tbe Geo. P. Rowell Newspaper Ad
•fining Bureau. 10 Spruce st.. New York.
Kent ucky’w Eleotion.
On Monday, the 3d, Kentucky
elected a state ticket, adopted a
constitution, and chose a legislature.
The state officers elected are: Gov
ernor, John Young Brown, of Hen
Benjamin Har rlso
Levi P. Morton derson; lieutenant governor, M. C.
»cretary of State
Charles Foster. Alford, of Lexington; attorney, W.
Scretary of Treasury
John W. Noble J. Hendricks, of
frelary of Interior
¡cretary of War
auditor, treasurer, suDerintendeiit
seretarv of Navy
Jeremiah M. Rusk
sereiary of Agriculture
Win. H. Miller of public instruction, register of the
. John Wauamaker
land office, and clerk of the court
J. N. Dolph of appeals.
All are democrats, and
. S. Senators
i J. H Mitehan
K. Binger Hermenn go in by majorities ranging from
«*» a Pennoyer
McBride 30,000 to 40,000.
Bcretary of State
The new consti
J. B. McElroy tution has carried, and the majority
upt. Public Instruction R
> R. 8. Bean, for it is placed at anything from
z Wm. P. Lord
) W. W. Thayer fifty to one hundred
Rheubin S. Strahm
The heavy majority for it was a
SIXTH JUDICIAL district :
to its opponents,
M. D. C lifford great surprise
C has . F. H yde
included some of
(D) H enry B lackman
the best known and ablest public
men in the state, including Senator
W m . M illef .
,W. E. G rach Carlisle and Governor Buckner.
T. H. R oberts
(D) T. A. M c K innon The peoples’ party has polled about
A. A. C owin «
W. E. A1.BERSON 20,000 votes.
These have come
.C has .N ewell
:h,H>l Superintendent tR)
mostly from the republican party.
W m . A ltnow While the alliance was supposed to
lie back of the peoiile’ party, it ha«
HARNEY U. 8. LAND OFFICE:
very little for it on account of
............................. J. B. H untington :
..H arrison K elley dissensions which arose" last Janu
ary, and which caused the retire
ment from the alliance of President
URNS METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH j S. B. Erwin, the peoples’party can
M.D. WILSON Pastor.
didate. The alliance has devoted
There will he preaching by the pastor in each
ninth as follows,until further notice-
itself to the legislature, and proba
1st fh ibath—Burns—at 11 a m, and 4:30 pm
2d Sai.bath—Island School House— Rt 11 a m bly has practical control of that
3d Sabbath—Burn*— it 11 a m. and 4:30 p m body, and so will control revision
4th Sabbath—Harney—at llim. and 7:30 p m
of the laws under the new constitu
HARNEY LODGE, NO. 77, I. O O F.
Meet« at Odd Fellows Hall, every Saturday
H, M. H orton , N. G.
*n Brown, Tress
HARNET POS T NO. 43. G. A. R.
Meets every let and'ad Wedneedav of each
touth. at odd Fellow»' Hall. All Comrades
» govdstanding invited.
M. M. BRIERI.Y, P. C.
C has . K rwell . Ad’j't.
U. S. MAILS.
BURNS— vale :
I vet and depart* daily, bundaya excepted.
JwMondaj* Wednesday», Friday*. 6pm. a
Taeaoaja Tburadajs a Saturdays 10 <&»“•
The Heoaomy of Pain.
GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES I
I QUOTE YOU
Mr. Howells says "we are all ■ —
blinded, we are all weakened, by a ”
false ideal of self-sacrifice.” Even
1___ Drv Granulated Sugar, $ 9.75 per 1001b I have just received a full and
complete Stock of Dry Goods,
a cursory glance at ourselves and yaifs
7.80 h keg. Groceries, Hardware, Tinware
those about out confirms the truth Flour,
barrel Notions, etc , which I will sell
of this statement. In some way we Omaha Bacon............ 18 80 ** 100 lb at BEDROCK PRICES FOR
3.00 u can CASH ONLY
have so misinterpreted the Rible as L’oal Oil (Pearl).........
to believe that pure religion and un-
defiled consists in ignoring common-1
sense. We do not dare trust our
own judgement in the cries of sor WHOLESALE !
RETAIL I I
row and disaster, and imagine that
the most painful course, bv reason
HUNTINGTON, ............................................. OREGON.
of its very pain, is the one we ought
to follow. Many of our funeral
customs, through a false idea of
what is due the dead, become bar
We are now located in the New Brick Block, with plenty of room,
barous inflictions upon the living.
occupying three floors, and each floor loaded With gOODS.
We are wanting in feeling for those
whom God has taken, we believe,
wiii maintain our former rules:
if we do not torture ourselves bv
every sight and sound calculated to
We buy Flour, Meats. Stock Salt, Barb Wire, Liverpool Salt,
increase our suffering. Tt is a Canned Goods, and Coal Oil in CAR LOADS. Our Prices are LOW.
remnant, perhaps, of the savage idea
SEND FOR QUOTATIONS ■ !
that a grave must be heaped with
There is such a thing ns a luxury
Prprietors Huntington Warehouse.
of woe amounting to dissipation.
J. H. AITKIN, Manager.
Tt is quite as selfish as ar.v avoid
ance of pain and more injurious to
others. Children are dressed in
mourning garments, the significance
Portland Boot 6c Shoe Store.
of which they cannot understand,
LUNABURG A FRY, P roprietors , B urns , O regon .
and depressed by darkened windows
and hysterical outbursts of grief. $>¿3,000 stock Boots and Shoe«, of the very beat duality. Just received
Sometimes they grow to hate the
Cheapest Place in Town for Cash,
very name of the dead, whom in
Also. Custom work and Repairing neatly done.
their ignorance they hold accounta
ble for the dreariness of their
G eneral M erchandise ,
Square Dealing. One Price»
The Only Blur Gum Nrgro in Texas
Lufkin has a curiosity in the per
son of Gideon Crane, the only "blue
gum” negro now in Texas. This
negro, from documentary evidence j
now in his possession, is a living
descendant of a crowned monarch
of Stanley’s dark continent, and he
freely admits to those to whom he
gives his confidence that his bite is
The Proprietors of the Red Front and White Front Livery Sta
bles assures the public that they are prepared to accommodate
more deadly than the adder of the
in every way in their line of business.
East or the rattlesneak of the West.
fW“llav and grain constantly on hands, and careful hands.
Strange as it may seem, the race so
taken to all parts of the country. Job Wagon ir. connection.
graphically described in the British
Encyclopaedia is now nearly extinct. j
and stranger still that Lufkin)
should be the home of one who coins
himself one among the last of the We wish to inform the pub-
dreaded tribe who carry with them
the patronage. Shop
instant death to a hated enemy. lie that we have again open-
"Gid,” as he is familiarly called, is
upplied with good meat*
a quiet and inoffencive negro, until ‘at ^,e
thoroughly aroused, when the
venom of his passion is seen in the
putrid green of his eye, and woe be
tide the victim upon whom he con
centrates bis anger or fastens his
fangs. He is now the humble keep
er of a hostelry in our town, and
serves meals at all hours to the
C. C. McCoy, General Manager,
hungry wayfarer, and when he once
says “ You must take coffee without
Stages leave Burns, Oregon, daily for Harney, Drewsey, Beulah,
sugar,” they simply take coffee
Westfall and Vale, where
without sugar.—San Antonio Ex-
Close Connection is Made
with the railroad. Good fresh horses, careful drivers, new vehicles.
There is living near Higbee, in
Randolph County. Missouri, an old
negromanand his wife named Hitt
who are aged respectively 122 and
113. The story seems incredulous
hut the colored people have proof.
Alligators have made theii ap
Hitt and his wife have had fifteen
children, the youngest of which died pearanctin the Missouri River.
at the age of 70 years. Unquestion
other day following the steamer
ably this is the oldest pair in the
country, and Hitt is perhaps the Benton while passing Rocheport,
oldest man in the United States. i Boone County.
. NORTHWESTERN MAIL
RATES or FAKE FROM BURNS TO ONTARIO AND INTERVENING POINTS
Burn«. t<> Ontario
|IO 0* I
Burns to Vala
•• Grove« Itjr .
R 10 I
•• West Fall
M Bealah ...... ...........
6 00 I
. 4 00
2 fiO |
Baggage, 30lbs to each Passenger. Frieght and Passengers must
Passenger fare paid in advance.
be way-billed. ~
N eki A xles ,
J.M V achon .
H akky F loyd ,
D vision Agent.