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ii iwa esi si wa li js. Mlsfa ji tastys y s -. 1■ ■«»
to the department of the interior,
WOOD.—-Good Juniper wood
Local and General.
whereafter eight tears of litigation,
for «sle in sny quantity. Prices
he secured for the settlers tho title
The Ciliseos Business College going up. (.'ail on W. E. Huston
to some of the best lands of the opens Monday.
in the Dnrklieiuier building,
value of $2U0,(XX>. The part Cap
J. L. Sitz, of l.awcn, was in
Jorgenson repairs wat< lies and
tain Waters took in cont< i.ding for
Monday enroute to Mayville,
clocks.' Work guaranteed.
ths beet interests ei* the settlers
county, with a bunch of
W. J. King, of Laweu, huh tip
naturally incurred the bitter hat
213 head of cattle which be and C,
red of the cattlemen whose inter on business a co utile of days this
T. Miller had sold to I). W. Ralstcn.
ests had been harmed. It was not week.
They will lie feed in Gilliam coun
surprising then that the captain
Carpenters have began the erec ty and placed on the early spring
soon thereafter received from a tion of C. E. Kenyon’s new resi
mysterious organization, that styl dence.
The city council has passed an
ed themselves the “101,” a per
Our old friend M. V. Smith, of ordinance makitiir it a $100 fine,
emptory notice to leave the coun
Lawen, was a plearant caller one for selling or giving whiskey to
Of prescriptions is no child's play. try, and remain away. Captain day this week.
Indians, half of the tine to I m .- paid
It requires conscientious care and Waters did not become at all alarm
the prosecuting witness. This is
accurate knowledge of drugs and ed, although the notice he recieved day as witness on Mart Hensen's
commendable action on the
only save him ten days to make
their relations to each other. We
our city fathers and the good
hie departure. Tho recipient of
take an honest pride in the purity
the note was of the opinion that a
For Sale—Hay at $ > per ton with results are already noticeable.
of our drugs, si.d the skill sud ac
“bluffer” could be “bluffed,” and good pasture and plenty of water.
Mart Beneen returned the first of
curacy with which we compound
he made tbo •‘bluff” in the follow Enquire of Ira Stubblefield.
the week from Prairie City, where
Lem on your physician's order.
ing communication, which he had
Cashier Carpenter of the First lie went so ne weeks ago after fruit. ■
printed in the Burns Items:
National Bank roturned Sunday He had the misfortune while at
“ ‘Editor items: It seems that a I from a business trip to Ontario.
Prairie to have his right leg broken I I
H. W. WKLCOMK Jt CO.,
number of the beet citisens of Har
at the knee caused by a wild horse
Kam Mothcrehead returned Mon-
ney Valley have been notified to
which be was trying to catch in a
leave the country. I have received ^rom Portland whore he went as a corral. He is able to be out on the
the following, and other* I have delegate to the Grand Lodge, K. of P. street.
seen are similar:
H. S. Williams, the Ontario-
G. W. Emboden returned from
“ ‘A. W. Waters—Sir: you are Burns stage contractor, was looking
«Tifici) IY, OCTOBER 25. l«O2
and Hurney counties last
hereby no!ifled to leave this coun after business in Burns during the
be went on a hunt for
try forever within ten days, never week.
Blue Bucket mines. I
to return. By order of 101.’
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Mason, of He reports having found what he
“‘At the top of this notice is a
Portlaud, are visiting in Burns the ' believes to be the identical spw‘,
skull and croaaliones.
guests of Mrs. Mason's mother Mrs. but save a slide in the mountain
An ln<ere»t lutf Nkrtch of u Editor, through the columns of your
had coverrd the ground ti> a depth
Former Prominent Citizen of
paper, I desire to notify the *101"
several bundled feet.—Ukiah
Jorgensen is still to the front '
that I am not going to leave this
with low prices. Call and see his i
line uf watches, clocks, jewelry.
Mrs. Zuercber and son, G. Zuer-
The following article which we
took their departure Wed
take from the Weiser World was
morning for their home near |
Fred Racine and Rush McCard
printed in the Salem Capital Jour- of monopoly; come on you fiends
of August 30 The article recalls j of hell and attempt to put in ex nrc now proprietors of the Red Portland. Mrs. Zuercher took her
an exciting time in the early his ecution the orders of your superiors, Front Livery barn, having purchas little grandson with her. and will
tory of Harney County as well ns j 1 but 1 advise you to bring along ed the interests of Biggs A McCiain be followed by her daughter-in law
ftrs. I.ulu Zuercher as soon as she
showing the characteristics of a your asceution robes, for by the
James Reel, after a year’s ab
former prominent citizen of this eternal, the unerring leaden mes sence which he lias spent near is able to travel. The latter is still
place and will I m * interesting to our senger from the never failing Win- PraricCity arrived in Burns Tues confined at the home of her father,!
readers, many of whom have never shooter will kiss your eyelids down, day and will probably winter in W. J. Coleman, where she is slowly
recovering from an attack of ty
heard of the contest between the and you will quietly slumber until this section.
settlers and the large slock com
The striking coal miners unani. j
panies 14 years ago. though there
Mr. J. E. Ragon, an old time
“ ‘For more than three years rnouslv accepted the President's resident of this city, arrived here
are numbers h. re today that can
arbitration board for a settlement ■
loo well remember the unhappy you dirty hirelings have been on
Friday evening from Smith River,
of their differences. Work in the
where he had lieen s|»ending a
times. The article referred to is
to my face. The first scheme to Ulinas commenced Thursday.
month with his daughter, Mrs.
Robt. Ashworth and family. Mr.
‘■('apt A W Waters, wlio. with
his estimable wife,of Weiser, Idaho, out of the country, as you call it. restaurant building to M. L. Lewis- Ragon has spent the past 13 years
are visiting in the city, guests at You sent vour hirelings ail over We understand that Mr. l<ewis in Harney county, yet is meeting
ths Louie oi Mrs. E K Waters, the country telling the asltieis that contemplates putting the building many old friends here. He will
corne• of Summer and Marion I had sold out to the land grabbers, in shafie and opening a first-class remain here for an indefinite time
streets, was once piomient in Ore hoping by this means to injure my cafe.
with his daughter Mrs J. B. Cawl-
gon public life II has been 18 business, and hence leave the
"Si” Ankeny writes John Robin field.—Roseburg Review.
years since Captain Waters lived country. Next cowardly plan was son that he is located at Drewsev
A. R. Green, the special agent of
in this city, and his experiences to give me a racket through the where he has opened a barber shop the Secretary of the Interior, re
during the intervening period columns of an irresponsible news He 6.iys he will stay there until turned yesterday from the Anderson
have been both varied and interest paper. All of these have failed. I Christmas, when he will return to valley neighborhood where he has
am now in possession of a pre Burns.
l been several days examining the
ptory notice to leave the coun
“Capl. Walers is a brother of
James Moffett and tamily, of government land recently taken in
W H Wale a. deceased, and the' try. This plan will also fail.
Drewsey, are visiting in the city, that section under the Carey act. I
uncle of the Walers brothers of' •‘ ‘When I came to this valley the guests of their old time friends. ' He has also been looking over the
this city He was appointed Uni-' and began unearthing the gigantic G. A. Wright and wife. Mr Moffett tracts in this part. The Depart
ted Slates Marshal for Oregon un land frauds. I knew it was at my and family are enroute to Boise to ment seems determined to look
der President Grant, and held the peril but I propose to continue my attend the fair.—Ontario Argue.
after the remaining domain espe
ollies for five years, and during a work until I am foully murdered
where it is trying tn be gob
Mr and Mrs. W. II. Culp are in
part of that time he was owner of by that gang of cowards. Come
large tracts as the land
the Salem Statesmen His public before me you dirty currs, and I receipt of a letter from their son. steal being attempted not far from
life liegan, however, prior to this will spit in your face, and you will Austin, in which he states that he Burns.
time when he served two terms ill be too cowardly to resent it. J can will winter at Culver, Crook Coun
the State Senate from Multnouiah be found at all times, and I now ty. and that he may continue his Canyen City Eagle.
county. Th<i most eventful part of notify vou that you need not wait I trip into Washington in the Spring.
Mrs. Mary Scarff and Mrs. S. I..,
the captain's life followed his leav the ten days, but come at once. I
II. E. Thompson and family, Bowen came over from Burns Satur-1
ing this city. He left here in 1884 will give you a warm reception.’ ” Mrs. C. W. McClain and Miss Lena day enroute to Baker City.
“Captain Waters says the bluff Robertson returned Sunday from |
going to the Harney Valley coun
Fred Haines, the merchant and
and he was not further dis Prairie City, where they went to at
try. Il was there that he gained
at Harney, Ilarnev
some prominence in contesting the turbed by the “101.,’ He remained j tend
the funeral of the infant son ! county, who had come over to this
claims of the settlers against tho in Burns and practiced law until a 1 ( of Mr. and Mrs. J. I), Duly, of section after fruit, started home
encroaching land-grabbing cattle few months ago, when ne moved to 1 Drewaey.
Monday. Mr. Haines was accum-■
Weiser where he will locate. With j
panied by a number of his neigh
•'When questioned about his ex Mrs. Waters he is now enjoying; the recent rain in the mountains, bors who was over on the same mis-'
several month's vacation.
perience in this relation, Captain
the daru at the flouring mill ' sion.
Waters gave an interesting account
of town, thus deriving the
agreement has been filed i
of his dealings with the selfish cat
and electric light plant of 1 with the county clerk of Grant I
his team and came to Saletu by mill
tlemen, w ho had acquired practic-
power of operation for a few days. 1 county wherein J. C. Wooley, of,
sdly a monopoly on all of the rich I train.
“Captain Waters says that all is A gang of workmen with teams are i Granite, leases to Sol. Camp, with '
and productive land in the best
| engaged in fixing up the break.
I the privilege of During at $8000
part of Harnev villcy. The stock- now peaceful between the settlers
before September 1, 1908, the
men had for years held control
Fourth of July ami Fourth of Julv i
No. 2 and Yellow Girl quartz
misrepresentation to intending
irrigation of the Harney valley Wagon ;
claims io the Greenhorn district.
settlers, hart defeated tlie settle
3j Steal Skein $85.C0
H. E. Thompson, of Burns, ac
ment and cultivation of (tie coun country, to which a protest is now
companied by his wife and two
try They laid claim to the land under consideration by the state
beard, is being done hr the stock
Miss Lena Robertson and
on the strenrth uf the assertion
men for the single purjiose that
Send your orders to us, O. C. Co. ; Mrs. C. W. McClain arrived in town
that it was all swamp land ami1
their extensive range may not be
Th* Secretary of the Interior, on ; last Friday evening from Burns on I
non cultivatable, and
reduced. Captain Waters is now recommendation of Commissioner ' their way to Prairie City to attend
that tlsev had a right to range
4’4 years of age, hale and hearty, Hermann, has appointed R. A. the funeral of the youngest child
their cattle wive re they pleased.
uiid a pleasant and agreeable gen Emmett, of Keno; Nathaniel Laug- of Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Dalv, of
In this way they appropriated the
to meet,, and a most enter ull, of Medford, and Elmer I. Apple i D'.ewoev. When coming down the
richest producing lands. Upon be I
gate, of Klaraatb Falls, to apprsis* grade to Canyon creek the team
ing made acquainted with the con- j
certain lands formerly a part of old I Mr. Thompson was driving ran st-
ditions, Captain Waters, who al
If you deaire to trade for, or buy Fort Klamath military reservation. wav, throwing the occupants out of
ways did feel kindly toward the
desirable town property call at thia Ths lands are to be sold at public the rig. None of the party receiv
under fellow, interested himself in
auction at not lrss than their ap ing injuries but Mrs. McClain, who
behalf of tho settlers, and bsiug a ,
was severely bruised
Qjegouiaa aud Iters«, 12.00
practical lawyer, carried lheu;
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HARNEY VALLEY ITEMS.
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<i«mand at saiaews mcginxfrom tl'VOi U
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