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Graatast Valley of Eastern Orejen.
, Th« Oldest and Must
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I*. !>• U«»li»i »rr. •’» «»prlrtor
< wi'hiuii». Killtur mi »4 Manager,
The Best Advertising
BURNS. OREGON, SATURDAY. AUGUST 24. I90I.
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MI» Mörtitz* 75 ( <*nt«.
»BOUT stite politics
’ Pi graze
the range with sheep. range oi frotu 15 to 50 n»:hin
1 kn »w that they occupy tb<- rargre. length ami nearly the »omc width.
ItitiH-rlhe I.Ke ht<M'k ( m».p itile*
lva*t »" •l,i* '"«"'v. shortly after How, then, would their be « uo»»gh CwuHdateaTimt Are Hx In g Mi o
i keep are driven to (he higher bind? And how would ;i man ob
or I lie Sillier« linai Go.
lion for Hie t >;)»»•»•■..
l.tng»s, not Inter than -July 10. tain exclusive uoe'’ Not one in
, While going to the head of South every 51» would In- able to fef^e
i lotcr Crei k I saw several bunches or herd it. This being the cum -,
Th. following th th«- Ongouinn ef rntlh !< sa than a mile ironi a must he m 11 it and his little bind
Of political tall: there ia no end
Hardware of Evtry Description.
fioin Westfall covers the entire i|u>nring corral, where from 15.fr» of cattle to the big stock t-oflipniiit - lliia vear, nays the Evening Trie-
problem of the proposed gruzii. : <,»35tl*t sheep have liecn shorn fi»r just what, they choose- to give? gram. J’rixdiets—many million*
law for the leasing of public lands. ror 10 or 12 j ears. 1 he cattle were If not, who wiil buy !»!■< hay an«l honor in their own < r any other
country—are coming forth from the
From our conversation with a ,1'ok.ng well, and there was a very other prodi:« • •?
•bitglow th of bunchgrass ou all
Mr. Lusk refers to one • vital wilderness of the d»a!t and aspira
lar" ■ number of cattlemen the
Li-hill- nrar them Thia wculd <- at U res" in the proposed-'hill by tions of which they are aware, or
‘points advanced seems t»> lie the i.dicab* that sheep, so far, at hast, nlfr1), if umleratootl. all upis-ri- su| [»Ore they are, and many ar»- th»-
general opinion of «11. Tim article lave not '‘utterly <L r-troyid" that tion to the measure will cease. » x- false pndietiuiv nr« r filling the a r.
'referred to is signed, '‘Another ’ur.gc.
' I erpt hy the “owner* of migratory The atmosphere is siirc’iarged with
Farmer," and says :
As to his wail about the d'.crease bands of sheep." Let UK look at [»ulitical eleetricty Wiseacres hnv«-
• »»•••••*»«••»■«»«oeaw•••••«ar*«»o*ae••••*»•r« 1 Noticing in }our issue <»f June -n nunibqr of cattle in Wyoming this mcr««ur*.
The first • vital feat- an attentive carglur-d to the grout »1
2 JOHN W IlhiilH I'reai'lrnt,
s ‘21 the article of F. ('. Lusk in to-
II. <! I.EVENK,
bv preference to for rumblings, wh ir every t »wi .
GE»>. FRY. Cashier.
\ ice Tnraident.
gar<l to leafing the ranges, I am mg of their ranges with cattle ami lca«e to actual h si dent a and owner* almost, has its material for a state
iMupted to write from tin view of horses, and hard Winters, hare in a county, flow will liiia help ticket awaiting the hoped-for call.
While the local field hat its host
tlie h »n'cstcad» r. First "aa to Mr. nothing to do with it? Mr. Lmk is ' the homesteader refetred to above?
» Lnak's contention that the “oppo I ain'ed to see tl < fheep "destroy, Iksidee, there art many oetllers 01 K 'l'in- would-be victims bla'»’
( I in «aponte«] )
I sition of public < pinion to leasing Fr»g the willows and sn ail bru«L on 1 all through this range country w ho 1 ‘‘bGes arc commanding Hie princi-
iiif , etc..
etc." ’’ have little if any st.ick,
I 1'a(fe>Hion among tb-« ek-et ami
OR EG OX.
I « the rung« s has 1»- en crystalizcd in ^:c little mountain streams,
« lectors. One no'ticc.ib;»- fix*
favor tff leiaing," I <lo not think a
£25,00000 • • [*•11 of nil tin-settlers in the 1 range «-¡th a rush and consequently there no etnek to lease range for, how Jri' Jl,s‘ n0" r is the cry going u;»
. to • irricato
• . meadows,
I «•« t
• . •
frcitii I n.tprii
counties would show this. He says
will he obtain a fall pro|<»it’n>r.nt© from Eastern Oregon for rec«»t .ii-
j A Cenerai Banking Business Transacted.
that on cattfe owners’ land, plant,
proper time. H Mr. ehate of th.- ranger <*f hi* respective tioii in the next republican state
• Direct ora; W. V. King, I. S. Geer, Geo. Fry, W. E Trisch.
_.— ‘ - condi-
....... cu’JV0Dtion- E*ei‘ demucrulic or
J. V. Welcome.
« building. m« ad >ws, etc., and ad j.mk w ill cotue tq» here and study county? Vmler"
csttlc, full tax«-» arc paid. Now,
matter closely, he will learn tions. .......
*•»< »**ac- .«•• u a
a ears a »••<••••««»>»>*
l»e lx ne- gana are voicing thi3 republican ag
t "atie- itation. There appears to be a
combined and eoueentrated efliert
faxes’’ arc paid ' on
— : all entile ami || q W of ^-ater for irrigating this1 tion <»f leases? ' As to the ronton-
orriCIAI. niRKCTOKt. ¡
PROFESSIONAL ( ARDS.
horses owned by the large stock ’ «--•mon than it «*»er did in the earlv'tion that lea«iug is the only 'vav . 'on llm part of the press cast of th»-
' companies us 'i
they arc genera.'»/ 80s.
— when tberc were scarcely any ! to solve this question and to "lire ; nioun’ains 1,0 bring this qn&Hica<-f
• r»iK or OUEQUN
¡1 he | -herp here. As to the "Moodshed, serve the ranges, ’’ is it at all prob- opjiortionm« nt of office prominent
r. e. zaujt.w«.
It M M1’T.-,.XN,
!U »V MaBrldt «
tl»ev ! ■
¡q not that the usual rv«ull able th <t any perron or company, ly before th«- people of that vast see-
M A M -X» «11
i» »n. Judginjr frou 1 cunx nt r« port *
» Ttb’wa* Tu- <’ie 1
give to the Assessor any more of a here |»coph take the law in their will pay rent for a rang» and then .,!<l
P It N f.l«» kbiirn J
PHOTO''.RAI her .
Otegon will go to the re-
hands when their interevls not use it for a period of fire or ten i .
state couvention next
SrcrHAI * «f »WI,
dian the average taxpayer, 1 think e*aah? Mr Lusk says the leasing years" And that isiustwhat must I
c. * M. nr. !
Mai« 1 t»a»Uf»t.
.1 thorough count of all their stock srstem has the approval of the ,«>- be done, what our philanthrope? *l'r’1'"
J It «ck.tn.an
s-»v< r»u> tu»w«c«to»i.
Main St —opposite Bank.
W It. t .M»
would show a greater discr. p.v»cy |)lv ol Au-(ralia>ud Texas, but u*' eat llemon must **o, it they ready!‘bK on f
iv?nE a n candidate
e..-d. Ute or
<C. I- W.»l»«ru.a
■ilutu hia httcr would lead una tn »s. a fife ««wTiyMrisen? tn the first-1 desire to prosepre and improve the - *n’L* ad <4 acting [ iivi..
’K. S. b-ar
tixyrrtao J w A ms ,
If. A Mi..re 1
In The Witlaniettf valhylhe t>’
. named country there are vast tracts bunch grass raEge®, for no other
NINI It Jt-btct «t PIZTKtCT
His next assertion, that “migra tn.it could no. by any possibleigrass ba* yet been found that can i plv is made that Eastern Oregon
» I. M«r <trn.
M U Cllltor.1
Jnliir W »leery,
Um Miller 1
hr.n 1« : f sheep, a majority in means, furnish a living for a poor , live upon these vast ranges of sage ha’ always been recognized, if n<'
/’f-yai- iant <<• .Surirons.
V. 4 I.AMO on ter.. BCKN-«
the hands Basques and Portuguese, man and his fatnilt on a enisle IGO brush, lava rock and thin soil, with . by having offices, then by liberal
<»CA tt Ha yr« 1
who are not citizens and pay no acre tract, as this country ItM done a very light rainfall. Mr. Lusk s and "fat” appropriations from th••
Newell B^^i.'ifi»-,' <u rcahlrnce. 'l'hoiie VO.
j taxes," is n->t Ixtrno out by fact*, at for thousands, and probably there j point that‘ eittfe-raisiug is the [»in- state treasury. Some pel'ti-ia■»*
H \KNF.V COUNTY.
least in Malheur County, for if are hundred* of square miles in r.ecr industry of
of th" arid-land 1 *'»uld have the entire list of pr<*
J. W. Morrow,
Î. 8 Geer H , Kt.Kits. w. n.
Texas that are similar to the great-’ states." wtpic comparativtly true, ent incumbents renominated and
t'ount» Jo»<4« .......
looked after by our Assessors ami cr part of Australia. In all this would indicate tl-at 111.til very rc re elected, which, if the sentiim 11
( 1. Wnntor '
■tax lo’lcclors, and whois vompell range country here every stream, cently. al ka.’t, the cittlemen wcr« ,, was universal in thisdimrit-t. would
<’oinmis»i»H»er« .... • ' • ( 1 Ira. Hag< } !
... H. Hi»-lur<l*»n i
i«d to pay lave* on his full amount though Hierc mav l»e only 15 to 40 not caring««» much for the "preser- l»e far from encouraging to Eastern
t.co, Sliellev íH^Ofiice over Voegtly’s hatdwnrc ofstc-ck, it is this same “tpigratoty acres of tillable land to the quarter ration of the ranges," as 11,cy were • . Oregon.
K. \. Miller;
Treateirer .................... .........
sheepman." His btttden is rot section, allows many n«K>r men to for the money they could get out' As the matter stands in everv
store. Main St.
, county of the «late there is a Cin-
n ore onerous than that of the resi settle amt earn a living. If the bill of the business,
........... J.C. Partien ,
Supt. oí K>u*>le ....
dent taxpayer, but he doc« not es- under discussion becomes a law't His letter would lead one to infer 'cinnitus reciy to be taken from
Hnrvej or .................. , .......... Geo. »Vliitieg
gl(l».-i A ll.ll.S
c.ipo paying his lull share, Again, the larger share of homesteader« that [»racticaiiy, everybody wn*. or the [dough ami made dictator«»-
|»r \V. I. M*r»ten
C »r >oer................
most of the “migratory sheepmen " must, like the Indian "move on
at least soon would be, strongly in rather governor, congressman < r
Htoek lu»p«*tor .... ... I.OII Hi. li:u»l«<»n
1 * Mae«.
ami th«- story of “Driven from sea favor of the leasing law, when, a« anything else carrying with it a
as to his assertion that sheen "nt- to sea, or just u-caninin" will be-1 his letter shows, it is simply an at-1 salaty. Asprants a-e about i.>
Jnalier of the Pea<-« ...............P. Jameson (
nt r.M, okkuox
Cvnatabl«.................. .... Geo. Tirg»*lis
teily destroy the ranges,'1 it is a come a reality,
tempt of the largest cattle owners numerous in one party as the other,
«T'i'-.ü. <- in Bank buiHtng.
so in this respect the horfCrs for
■ fact that overstock ir.g is just as bad
CITY OF BCM NS.
To illustrate: A majority of the , of the I'nited Stales to work a huge
with cattle nnd hArs<-s as sheep, a- cottiers in nil ih< -e range states ’ "giaft" by ¡»racticaiiy obtaining ab itch for office are even.
Ju»». Card» i'll.
the northwestern corner oi this e-itnc here with practically nothing. solute control of the remaining va-t Will Governor T. T. Geer la: re-
|_|,vr« .t mito'
<’. H. "Digz*. ■
couutv, on what is k‘.own r.s ’ I’ They made their selections of land, cant lands of the l'aite-1 States. It nom Loafed?
UKO. W. HAYES.
JOHN C SAXTON.
\V A. tiowun
p<-r Wilk»w Cicek, will show. !• *■* tiled their claim for a homestead, • would seem to indicate a recent amt' It is a knotty question and oi e
(1 (’. Foie»’.
¡quite a large ttrip of country. from and went to wotk, living mean very great change of heart if the which few car»' to crack off-ham .
J'i..» Fi y
uNs. oiikgox . . which the settlers have carefully
while in a “dugout " By rising the ‘"cattle barons’’ liasc any desire As a riiie, the ¿erire is to uive i, -
£9* Attorney ft r 4ta*e lehnnl lioart).
cons»-rve the ci.u bents twoMerms. Time h»».-
excluded sheep ever since I have miriounding range and putting< whatever to
for to'b^“ t-'^plions which eoniirmeu
known the country, at least, at. I every dollar they eutild spare into
l.udf« IM. re I «try.
upon tht' »u’.e-as in th- case of » x-Gov-
yet their range i-t poorer and ha* voting cattle, numbers of them have
¡ A " Gf)"
Lut h 1 .».s > some
er;, ° ' r "
lees grass today than the Clover been able to lay by something from
III A-.» honor No. 70, K ol I’
law ami if i s
AfeetM every Thurnd.«’- night.
Creek and Bully Cicek ranges, and th«1 sale of stock. Yet none a;c semi-arid states must lie t.....
F. M. Jordan, C. C.
I »nil amt Collcetlnn hint:.*»,.
more or less sheep have been run aide to lease enough range to an the lessening of u largo share of
M. M.«ther«he*d, K of It. R.
Phon»» No. 2.
on these l.c«t-naned in g» s since swer their need.’, became, in the the erstwhile free utng<» fot -argt
I HIK.NM' —
---- q-o these Fame
, 1881 to my certain knowledge.
r ranges, it gets too hot and . bands
of » cattle.
BlUtNS CHAFTF.K, NO. 4ft, O. E H
Sheep that are Wintered in " 1 sl’ grass tuo dry for stock. To reach settlers and their followers must
Meet* aei-ond and (ouith .Monday of;
- each month in Maa<»n-.c li-ul, Ao**ttli |aa>|TttxMSa FITZOFIt xl.T»
I full and its vicinity have always
• the states look for the fullest devel there arc too many nspirnnts in
building. Mm. M »ggi« Leyen*, AV. M W
readiness to entertain the thought
been run in the higher foothill-«
14>V«IA of al!
V44X *A resources.
I V.O‘_»V4* X/X r«.
Mrs, Eunice TliOWipon, Sec.
; Tlionitnn willlami,
After all. hasn’t Oregon at least ¡"f
r» nomination f.»r
until after shearing, when they no
____ .. -■ ■ -------------------------- I Attorney at lew.
We offer One Hundred Dollars' Rntrvr„d enol,gh from prcRt 1:in([ Either Governor (kcr or the icst ol
driven to the mountains, and in
I,air. Notarial and Real Eetale
PUKNH IXtTKiE, NO. 97. A F. .c \ M.,
Continued on Second page.
going thence and returning in the Reward for any case of Catarrh that grants? The military
Meets Satunlay on or beline full moon. (
Fill they are always halted for
grants, tl.e railroad land grants,,
Qiinli!i<-<l brothers fmlernally .invited, i
Burns, Oregon. |longer or shorter period’, owing to Cure.
are a source of vexations to the
K> nyon, \V. M.
F. S. ttieder, I
BTicc in old Masonic building weather, growth x»f gra«s, etc, at F. J Cheney A- Cc., props.Toledo. O. would-be settlers, and ¡»esides
We. the undersigned, have known causing expensive suits nt law,
--------- I the head of Clover <’reck and Lost
I'.I HNS MBKiE. NO. IH, A. O. I'. W. _ M joiu J an
¡Creek. But men who hi.ve been F J ('honey for the last 15 years. have greatly retarded the develop
Meets nt Brown hail every Friday eve- ; ’ •
! riding in that section this year sav an<l believe him perfectly honora ment of Eastern Oregon. The se
tiing. Visiting brothers fraternally in
Practical hind Svireyor.
the gra«s was never be tter. Other ble in all business transactions, and lection of large bodies of land bv
viteli. Tlios. Sagem, AV. .M. Chas. N
num..Oregon. ’,<,cti°ns of range in this county,
i enabling some people of means to
notably the divide between Clover obligations made bt hie firm.
<1 APNEA’ t.Olx;F. NO, 77. I. O. O F.
Creek and Cow Valley, have been '.V est a T rvax , Wholesale Drug buy up large tracts, kept, back the
Mr-ets i-very Niitnrdav evening. It own's
nearer ruined by overstocking with gists, Toledo, 0.
full development of that county
A’isiting brothers fraternally in- ,o.
Frank O. Jackion, N.G. j
horses than any other equal area W ai . iiing , K ins an a M aiivix . Whole fur years. In spite of Mr. I.usk’s
I*. O. Kmi h, Secretary.
Notary rmlic ana Cnnrryanrcr,
sale Druggists. Toledo, 0.
in this county has been by sheep.
groan about the taxes paiil by his
~ I Mortmce«. pe«<l«, Etc., »--»rrectly made.
..«r.. ’s „ ^,...,1..............
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in and other large companies. East-
As for Mr. Lusk
TELE CIKI’LF.. NO. Ilf», WOMEN OF Offlre at 8t»»rr.
cattle will not graze with sheep, Unially, acting directly upon the ern Oregon could well do without
Wirdricraft. Meets ?nd ami 4th Tues- 1
div nt Brown’s halt. Mrs. Tillis .Iordan, ( . __— 4--- --- ------------------------------------------------ and the herder with his dog readi- blood and mucous surfaces of the them.
If their large land plants
Mrs. Ione Whiting,
out to settlers in IGO ,
The Northwest Livestock and
it," I will say I never saw or knew by all druggists. Testimonials free acre tracts, it is more than brob-
Wool Growers’Journal and Items, of a herder in thia county mohut- Hall’s Family Tills are the best.'
Cnnticxed on Fourth nee«-
‘2 s v-ir
O.-ogarfan and Herns. •? 'F*
Geer & Cummins
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