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About East Oregon herald. (Burns, Grant County, Or.) 1887-1896 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1895)
— - Mrs. • Geo. him and the animal, at the same
B orn —To Mr. and
—Fred Hains and Joe Morris
were in town on Tuesday.
Young a girl baby, last Sunday time the cougar started for him.
Some few have commenced hay
Mother and child doing He succeeded in getting his gun ing on Silver Creek. There will
Gill has been in town sev
but his adversary was so near him not be much grain raised here < n
I eral —Joe
impossible for him to shoot so
account of dry weather.
I —Two law suits in the Justice —Tom McCormick,who was so un it he was
punched him with the muzzle
r HE laboest CIRCULATION of court to day.
fortunate, some time since, as to
Mrs. Cecil has gone to California
of the gun and shoved him back
in this county .
break his peg, is on his legs again,
but he made a second leap for Mr. to visit he~ boys that are attending
! —Say! You 4th of July folks
-—Bdigions » Services.
Jones knocking the gun from bis school in that state.
. can't afford to miss the Ruggles
Sundays oi .
—We are sorry to learn from W. hand. Fortunately the shovel was
The Ruggles circus is camped
Burn? Bt- and
- -j ora. and _ i P- m- circus
at R. J. Baker’s ranch. They have
11 “• nl
11 »• m-and ""Duke YounS’ who has been
blow checked the animal. Mr. a good band and make fine music
^rows -i— " Creek 4th. Sunday absent for some time in t he Drewsey tato crops have been injured
[ crickets and the frost.
Jones again jumped for his gun, fir- and are well worthy of being pat
ip. id . Silv«
Harney 5th country, returned last Saturday.
Hi m.and 7 p- '«
—Fred Ash and wife have re- ing quickly he knocked the cougar ronized. They will show here the
t. m and —Lee Robins, of Drewsey, was
Surday 11 a. ui. and .7 < p-
turned from Baker city, Fred re- down but it got on its feet again 29th; when they raisad their big
.before the 1st. jn town two days the latter part of
Thursdays at - P- m
immediately and ran towards the tent with the flag on* top we had to
ports having had a good visit.
Poison Creek jag^ week
river crossing to the opposite side. hobble all the children on the
—Mrs. Johnson, of Crook county,
—H. A. Williams, now, has
’ Mr. Jones fi”ed the second shot and creek. They will be at Burns the
mother of W. J. Johnson, clerk in j
charge of the Burns* Canyon stage
then retreated towards home and 3d ard 4th.
A C itizen .
«R ev . G ibwx .
the store of J. Durkheimer, is here
Harney county to understand he
—On the evening of the 27th ult
—We received the full program was a badly frightened man.
a fire broke out in San Francisco for the 4th since our last issue and
On reaching home he related his
—Atty. Gee. Sizemore defended
-Latest style of ladies hats at destroying $2,500,000 worth of pro as we issue today, the time is so
an Indian in the recorders court
short that we think it unnecessary to
J. Dulkhei mer.
out to Wm. Gearhart’s to get as last week. The Indian was arrest
—The Ruggles circus is ju«t what publish it.
sistance. Messrs Gearhart and ed for running his horse through
-Rev. Gibson and wife returned the hills represent, so we are in
—Tapsv, Indian, was arrested Moffit returned with him to the the streets and by some hook or
formed by people who have enjoyed by our marshal for running his scene of conflict, but no cougar crook Geo. cleared him. The In
-Dr. Cate has been doing dental' jt. Don’t forget vou will get your pony through the streets and fined, showed up. But this morning sev dian was to pay him a good saddle
money’s worth with interest and in the recorder’s court, $10, or five eral parties started in pursuit of and pony for his work. The sad
nrkin Harney this week.
dle and pony was at the White
days in prison and work on the hiscougar-ship. Among them were Front Livery Stable, after the trial
—Joseph Price an d family left never regret the Ruggles circus
—James A. Wilson, travelling streets. Tapsv endured the con Jesse Jones, Holey Ross, Ace John the siwash finding himself free
ta, »few days ago for Idaho.
proceeded to the Livery Stable
-The Prineville Review says agent f< r the Boise City Statesman, finement and labor, because he did son his brother and Ed Dun taddled the pony and “skedadled.”
i paid us and our town a visit last not have the $10.
can, determined, if possible, to Louie, Indian, in explanation of the
j limes are lively in that "burg ”
I S turday and Sunday, leaving Mon-
—Mr. Boyle, our photographer, capture the man-eater. Just a few conduct of his brother said, Atty.
-Wesaw Al. Rifleman in town I day morning on the Canyon stage.
talks of leaving our town the first days since Robert Moffit and his Sizemore only gaye him “a two
one day the latter part uf last we< k.
‘ —A <1 i ver on the Canvon City of next month, probably the 8th. dogs had a fight with, we suppose, dollar talk and wanted a $35 saddle
and a $20 pony.” Geo. when he
-We had the pleasure of .-haking
and Burns stag'- line named, Me. He has given excellent satisfaction the same cougar but he whipped found himsel ' “scooped” gathered
I tlje hand of A Venator, last Mon
Kisic was badly injured in a run hi re and we are sorry he is goii g the dogs and made his escape.
together himself the marshal two
T railer -
away last Saturday morning, We away. All persons desiring pic
fleet horses, four revolvers one win
chester rifle, came into the saloon
—We saw Win. Hanley of the are in form°d that no bones were tures should call on him without
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNER displaying the whole outfit, except
stock firm of Hai ley Bros, in town broken but he vias badly shook up delay
the horses, vreated, then he ar.d the
■ and bruised.
—Hon. R. M. Veach, register in
The partnership heretofore ex- marshal started in pursuit. Every
-Messrs. Morris and Gilham.
—On the night of the 27th ult., a the land office at Roseburg, this sating undvr the name of C. E. body who saw them, thought
residents of Harney, were in Burns fire broke out at Minneapolis in state, was in our town several days Porter & Co. wherein C. E. Porter, “awfully hard” as the women say,
McDonald Bros, crockery and glas- of last week, hearing lhe case, in Abner Robbins and John I). Daly seeing blood, scattered pieces of In
all of Drewaey, Oreg., were co dian, scalps, etc. The Atty, and
-A. C. Worthington will mix ware establishment on First avenue this land office, uf Chas. W. Wells partners in the flouring mill busi marshal succeeded in getting in
you an excellent glass of soda water South. The estimated loss is $200 vs. The Dalles Military Wagon ness is this the 17th day of June A. sight of thé red skin, who finding
000. Eight firemen lost their lives * Road Company, involving a tract 1). 1895 dissolved by mutual con himself pursued turned in I ub sad
for five cents.
and a large number are injured.
of land situated in Malhuer county. sent. The business will Be con dle facing the boys, placed his
-T R. James, of Harney, Wil?
tinued at Drewaey Oregon, by Abner thumb to his nose little finger ex
— Supper at the Magnolia Res Rsgister Jones, of our land office, Robbins w’ho will pay all bills owing tended, gave the dreaded war-
w »he latter of last week with a
taurant on the night of the 4th having a similar case pending could bv said firm and who alone is au * hoop of his tribe, then “vamosed ”
load of grain.
This restaurant’s reputation for not hear it. Mr. Veach is a very thorized to receive and receipt for The atty, declares, now, that he
-Messrs. Parker brothers, of
pleasant gentleman and we hope he all amounts due said firm.
should have turned over the proper
Omaha, Neb., we understand, are good suppers, is well known and all
C. E. P orter .
ty to the justice of the peace, the
enjoyed his stay with us ••
in this county buying cattle.
bner R obbins .
man in town not afraid to fol
tation of the house will he sustained
—The Ruggles circus is here.]
J ohn D. D aly .
low and arrest an Indian.
—Albert Ward, a resident of the on the evening of the 4th.
This show is far superior to any
R>ppv \ »Hey neighborhood, was
arried —Yesterday morning at thing of the kind ever exhibited
‘ The German Struggle for Liber
hereon business last Friday.
The Burns, Judge Rutherford of here, and no doubt will be liberally
ty” is the subject of a series of pa
—Commissioners court in session ficiating, Mr. Chas. Comegys and patronized. Recollect even thing
pers to be published in Harper’s
fcd*v. Judge Rutherford and Miss Nora Marshall, both residents on the bills will be shown and there
Magazine. The first article will ap
^omassioners Sitz and Marks pres- of the Blitzen neighborhood. T he is no “snide” about it. Everything
pear in the July number.
I | H erald is well acquainted with is first class. There will be,an ex
"m Allen was in town last i bride and groom and sincerely hibition this evening and a matinee
—GRAND BALL At Lochers
rwk and told us not to notice him. I wishes the happy couple a long, tomorrow if it does not interfere
Hall the evening of the 4th. Every
But Tom knows we are al ways do I happy and prosperous life
with our 4th of July urogram, and
body expected to be present. Great
pains will be taken by the commit
ng the reverse of what is expected. I _j g Osments of Cottage Grove an exhibit tomorrow night. Re
tee appointed for the purpose to en
■“The Kentucky democratic state | Lane Countv, and his son-in-law are member if you wish to enjoy a
tertain and introduce strangers.
rition, on the evening of the visiting Mell Fenwick, who resides pleasant evening and have a healthy
h ult., nominated P. W. Harden I near this place.. , Mr. Osmenta re- hearty laugh, don’t fail to see the
■r governor and R. T. Taylor lieu- I ports crops very good in Lane Ruggles circus.
I County, and wages low, because of
From the P. F. Stenger pasture
A Fight With a Cougar.
-H A. Dillard and family are the scarcity of money.
5 horses 2 gray geldings one brand
*°» '"joying the invigorating in-
—Senator A. W. Gowan, while
ed 3 on left side J gray horse brand
D rewsey , June 27, 1895. i
oence and curative power of the in Portland attending the Dep’t
ed quarter-circle diamond, 2 brown
A struggle for life transpired yes
mares one branded A on left hip
»»rtn spring? 8 miles this > Encampment G. A R.. was elected
foretop trimed square. A suit
of Canyon City.
alternate to attend the national en-
Mr Jones, a tenant on the farm,
able reward will be paid for their
-Bob Williams and his little camPment to be held at Louisville, while looking after the ditch that
»ere in Bumst..
the first of the K^’ in s*Ptember’ and wa« >n- brings water on the farm, had an
’’*k- Mr Williams i fays crops „„
on 1 8talled JudKe Advocate Gen. of this experience with a cougar which he
r creek will
p|)Orl unless department.
will likely remember the remainder
rai0 W1» in a few days
—In conversation with Mr. O. J. uf his days. He saw a small break
' By virtue of a chattel mortgage
that th* ^ar,,t ,a8t Sunday we were informed in the ditch and having his gun
given by J. H. Howard to Anna W.
t ak 7” v‘1,1,8 a,w>ct ha« re-ithat the water 8UPPly at the Ido1 with hi.u, he laid it down and
Sayer, dated the 9th day of Au-
’ U -■piored - -
H. • A. Dillard
mine« is about exhausted, and I etepj>ed into the ditch. Just after
guet, 1892, I will, under the term«
1* for the fall and wi
winter term work wiH have to be «««Ponded he heard a noise like the roaring of
of said mortgage, sell to the highest
within a few dayr. Mr. Darst a lion; raising hi« head to see what
bidder for cash, at Brenton’s livery
barn, in the town of Burns, Harney
it was, he saw a large cougar with
county, Oregon, on the Gth day of
new mines near King’s mill could . in two rods of him just below his
bicyclists who started
July, 1895, the following described
be made very profitable. Most of! gun. He instantly sa- his danger
uh W.d„„d.y, were
property, included in the said
the men in Gold Gulch have done and knew there was no time to
mortgage to-wit: About 105 head
.reasonably well this spring and, in lose; he sprang from the ditch,
of cattle and about 50 head of
fact, all have made wages.— Burns shove! in hand and made for his
J D urkheimer ,
of Anna W. Seyer,
gun which laid directly between