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The Best Advertising
I larney Vai ley Items
BURNS. OREGON. SATURDAY. JULY 4. 1903
IT MAY AROSE STRIFE
• I.ft«* Per > r«r.
7ft « ent*.
THE ORIGIN OF GOLF
aixl title ha« I m - v - ii obtaineil to it,
but in nixiiy in*tance* the mun who
Cattle <'nr|siratIon» May Oppoae I k « m ranch ii. a creek Ixittom bn« Itemoof IiitereatCatbered From
The man or woman * ho has berome
thrown a fence around u rough,
EiH<ur.<tn<m ut'< •-ruinent*»
intrreated in If'ilf must need» kuow
I >1 ff'ere li t Furto of (lie Stute.
broken section of Government land
aometbing of ita origin over in Scol
land. la hi* book, "The Ari of Golf,"
which lie* back on the hills for use
Sir W. G. Simpson tell* the following
as it horse pasture, or as a sort of
pretty story as to
the gauir bad
corral for turning hi« beef cattle! The total contributions received its beginning:
The »land, it i« report«!, that
“A shepherd leading hi« sheep
into ul shipping time. This docx
the Government is taking to have not work a hardship on the pros by Heppner people up to date would often chance upon a roun<i pel>-
ble. and. having his crook in his hand,
amount to over «50,000.
the illegally fence«! public land« pective rcttler, a* the land without
would «trike it away; for it is as inevi
Hardware of Every Description.
The case of ex-Sheriff Hunting table that a umn with a stick in his
thrown open, ia euuaing the big water »ould useless to him, and
hand should aim a blow at any loose
cattle cor|H>rati<m« to wince a* will even if he rb >tild desire to do so lie ton of Baker County, charged with object lying in his ¡>ath as that he
bo aeeti from a clipping from the may enter it at any time and tear the eml.exzleii.ent of «10 000 of tax should breathe. Over pastures green
this led t«» nothing; but « nee upon a
Oregonian of recent date. The il-i down the fences. To iny knowledge money, ia being beard in Baker time a certain shepherd, feeding his
legal fencing of public land*, how thin is about the extent of the fenc
sheep on a links, perhaps that of .St.
ever. i* not wholly confined to the ing of the public domain here. Of the defense eeema to be to plsce Andrew», rolled one of these stones
into s rabbit »crape.
large concern, but ulvo to a number course, in Wyoming, where I un the responsibility for the shortage “‘Mary.’* quoth he, *1 could not do
that if I tried,* a thought which nerved
«if the "«mailer fry” who would derstand townrb'p after township on Ex-Deputy Sheriff Whitney.
to the attempt. But a man can
like to be clatred with the foimer of Government land ha* been fenc The State Lewis ami Clark Com him
not long persevere alone in any ardu
The cry that the throwing open of ed. the law is a wise provision and mission will send representatives ous undertaking, so Mr. Shepherd
thia land will hurt the cattle indu»- should be enforced, but a meddle to every state and district fair held hailed another, who was hard by. to
witness the endeavor ‘That is easy.*
i try i« «illy bo«h and can only emi- some disposition to enforce it in throughout Oregon this year to ex »aid
the friend, and. trying, failed.
nate from the “big man” who
amine the exhibits made at these They now »enrrhed the grass for the
think« that with hi« |>a»«ing from ves no good purpose and will work places. The commission intends,; roundest stone«, and having deepened
rabbit «crape, so that the stonea
ithii earth, all induatry will die. ! infinite infinite injury to a large if possible, to secure all the best the
might not jump out < f it. they set
And Have One Cent
exhibits for the St. Ixiuis World’s themselves to practice putting.
“The stronger but less skillful shep
¡«1 and the parking awuv of the big is not the plan of the General Land Fair,
Buy a poatal cart) ami send to The New York
herd. fSncling himself worsted at the
Tribune Farmer. Ngw York Cilv, for a free
amusement, protested that it was a
Horace G, McKinley and Marie fairer
ward« an iqualization of the herd* has handled cattle himaelf, to par
test of skill to play for the hole
and a betterment of the cattle in-1 alyze the cattle industry by en L. Ware, formerly United States from a considerable distance. With
The Tribune Farmer is a National illustra
this arranged. #he game was found to
durtrv The Government ia for all forcing the law in everv instance.’ ” Commissioner at Eugent who are be much more varied and interesting.
ted Agricultural Weekly for farmer« and
The well-known attorn«y is far charged with fraud and conspiracy The sheep having meanwhile st rayed,
the people. Throw o | h - i , the land«
their families, and ilandi at the head of the
with land locations and who had the shepherds had to go nfte- them.
agricultural press. The price i* $1 00 per
“This prnvincr an exceedingly irk
preliminary examination at
»bare* an equal right to their lire
year, but if you like it you can secure .1 with
The Chicago Weekly Inter Ocean Portland last week, were bound some interruption, thev hit upon the
ingenious device of nailing a circular
with large cattlemen, may receive is the only weekly newspaper pub
your own favorite local news|ia|ier, The
of holes, which enabled them
aoiue benefit. The article referred lished in Chicago in connection over to the grand jury in the sum '. course
ITEMS, at a bargain. Both papers *1 50.
to play and herd at the »«me tin e.
1 of «2000 each.
to aliove i* a» follows :
These holes being now many ar.<’ far
Send money and uni« r to The ITEMS.
with the great daily papers, It
anart. it became necess-ary to mark
‘"The announcement that Special contains a judiciously selected
The following officers were elect
“ir whereabouts, which wa< easily
Age lit Dixon, of the General Land summary ot the news of the nation ed at the annual encampment of th
done by means of a tag of wool from a
i Office, i» in Eastern Oregon invea and world, the best stories, home, the G. A. R. held in Portland last sheep attached to a stick, a primitive
professional cards .
tignling the wholesale fencing of farm, woman’s, and other special week: Commander, D. H. Turner, kind of flat? still iised on many greens,
almost in it* original form.
Ik »«• I amm . it N o 70, K <4 1'.
Government land by the Lig cattle departments, and fair, patriotic, I Newburg ; Senior vice commander, these early day» the essentials of the
Mn'i. every riiurmtay night.
and ahrep rancher« of the grazing able editorials, written from a Re T. B. McDevitt, Portland; Junior game have altered but little*
F M. Jordan. 0. 0.
counties tian created «omelhing of publican viewpoint. It is by far vice commander, R. H. Miller, Eu
ftewtsmaa*» Precise Frtlr.
H. M>tlier*li>-*<i, K olii H.
Maj. James B. Pond, of world-wide
a »curation in thia city.
the best general newspaper ot the gene ; Medical director, A. Yerring-' repute
a pilot of celebrities of the
“Many citizens of Portland are Western States. The regular price ton, Eugene; Chaplain, Daniel concert as stage
BURN* Cll AFTER, NO. 4». O. E. S
and the “lyceum* tells
on.l and fourth Monday <4
interested in the stock business and | for the Weekly Inter Ocean is «1.00 Drew, Portland.
of a waiter, a Scotsman. <»f whom he
each Tuonili in Maaonic lull, Voegtlv
once inquired the exact time to leave
incidentally the buainera of con-1 and for the Harney Valley Items
building Mr» Matrici» Lavan«, W. M. «M“Main St.—opposite Bank.
to catch the morning boat plying lie
Mr*. Eunice Tliouipouii, Sec.
trolling portions of the public do-1 «1.50,
but subscriptions will be re
tween the river town where lie was
main by fencing Uncle Sam’s acres ceived
visiting and the next stopping place
at this office for the two
Bt'BNH MllMIF, NO. U7. A. F. <â A. M. IU| CKSOKN a ukaky
into their pastures. Now that pa|*ra in combination for one vear Oregon City, who is constructing a on bls itinerary.
“Weel. I canna* tell ye jist whit time
Meet* Naturila» on or lefure lull moon.
sewer at that place, unearthed a ’twill
United State* Attorney John Hall, for »mly «1.50.
be; but if ye’ll leave five min-
<Ju*lilt.-d bralier* fraternally invited,
w I. M«r«den,
John W Geary,
skull and other parts of a human uite« afore ye see the steamer cornin’
working in conjunction with the'
• E Kenyon, W. M.
F. B. Kinder,
/^yfftrtaru «(• Surge ana.
Stomach 'I rouble.
skeleton at a depth of nine feet ronn the p’int. ye’ll jist be in time to
General Land Office, has announced
Burnii. Oregon hi* intention of instituting vigorous
The skull is almost perfect as are cotch it, sir.**—Philadelphia Times.
BURN* LODGE. NO. «fl, A. O. I’. W
Had the Moat Science.
the other parts of ths skeleton that
al njMdenue. Thune 20»
prosecutions of all who are defying
M»ri» at Broan hall av«rv Friday wi
In responding- to the toast “Science**
ViMtinc brother* fraternally in-
the law in this res|>ect, Iximbs are
at a banquet in New York recently
v‘t«d. Th«» Sager«, W. M. Cha». N.
President Pritchett, of the Massachu
I dropping all over ca'.tleland, and Farm, Greenfield, Mass. “A few skeleton is that of an Indian.
pn.us a Htoua.
setts Institute of Technology, told
the cow ami sheep barons are Irv days ago I was induced to buv a
The Civil Service Commission this story: **ln a Borton school the
ing to figure out which of their
II ABNEY LODGE, NO. 77. I O O F.
other day a teacher said to a small
J W IHgf »
Pallnn Iliff .
Meri*ever) Nalimiav evening, Brown'«
Liver Tablets. I have taken part 1 has notified every Senator and boy: ‘Who won the battle of New Or
I ia II
Visiting txvithera fraternally in
Representative in Congress that leans?* ‘Why Jim Corbett, cf course/
the grand jury. It really looks as of them and feel a great deal better.”
Frank O. Jack«»»,1 N. G.
will beheld all over was the answer. ‘How did that hap
Hl UN«. OHKGON.
C. G. Hmiih. Secretary.
if the meek and lowly settler was
pen?* asked the teacher, thinking <«♦
on July 29. 30 set the boy right. ‘He won.* was the
«"Office in Bank building.
going to have a show for hi* white stomach try u box of these Tablets.
TUI E ( IKt'I.E. XU Ul'». WOMEN OF
and 31. to provide an eligible list prompt reply, ‘because he had more
alley and would bo allowed to You are certain to be pleased with
Woodcraft. Meet* -’nd and 4tli Tue«-
•cienee than the other guy.* *•—Chi
J«i at Ilio« n « I ia II Mrs Tub • birdan.
I come in and possess the land. To. the result. Price 25 cents. For from which President Roosevelt is cago Chronicle.
Mrs. lone Whiting,
those not directly interested in the sal* by II. M. Horton, Burns; Fred 1 to appoint eight or ten cadets tc
the revenue cutter service. In
stock industry the irrigation and Haines. Hurney.
Oregon the examinations will be
Notary Public, settlement of Eastern Oregon is
more to be desired than the bound-; We will sell you a Mitchell. held at Portland, Astoria, Salem DO YOU GET UP
Law, Notarial and Real Retate
Sunday School at Harney the
leas solitudes which now ure ¡»co Rushford or Webber Farm Bed and Baker City.
first Sunday of each month at It* I
WITH A LAME BACK?
pied only by an occasional ranch Wagon ;
Mrs. E. II. Smith, wife of Dr. E.
o'clock, A. M. On the second,
IT. Smith, of Lakeview, shot her-, Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable.
"j Steel Skein «85.00
third and fourth Sundays of each
the rigid enforcement of the statute
Preach- gW“1 »Ilice in Masonic building
seif last Friday morning with a 22-
month at 3 o'clock P M
Almost every' body who reads the news-
made and provided against the
caliber ritle at her home. The papers
ing services every second Sunday
is sure to know of the wonderful
wholesale trespass of Government
. cures made by Dr.
at 8 I’. M.
Send your orders to us. O. C. Co shooting is believed to be the result
p M. JOKKAN,
lam!, while the cattle kings and
I the great -----
Al the Presbyterian church
GREAT MILLINERY SALE!
jl and '. ladder remi
information has been obtainable
Practical Land Surveyor.
Burns, Rev. A. J. Irwin pastor.
It is the great medt-
continuance of present conditions.' Big reduction in Ladies' ami Chil owing to the critical condition ot
cal triumph of the r.ino-
Divine service* the third ami fourth
“A well known attorney of this dren’s street hats, and Children’s the woman. Mrs. Smith is an ex
'1 tcenth century; dij-
Sundays of each month at 11a. tn.
\ covered after years cf
city, who declined to be quoted, re trimmed huts. Don't overlook one pert ritle woman, and it is believed
scientific research by
mid 7:30 p. tu. Sabbath school at
ferring to the matter, said yester-
. Kilmer, the eml-
that the weajion was accidentally
10 a. m. every Sabbath morning g W MII.I.KK,
* pent kidney and blad
in Burns. Call at the home of
j J".v =
discharged while being handled.
der specialist, and is
Preaching services al the Baptist Notary Public and Conveyancer,
“ ‘This row about the fencing of Mr*. G. W. Cummins.
The bullet entered the chestjust wonderfully successful in promptly curing
laine back, kidney, bladder, uric acid trou
church every 1st and 2nd Sundays,
public lands is very much ado
MortffM**« Detdt, Bic., correctly made.
It’s ft real pleasure to wear the above the heart and lodged in the bles and Bright’s Disease, which Is the worst
morning and evening. Sunday
ot kidney trouble.
muscles of the back.
Office *l Shire.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is not rec
school every Sunday at 10 a. tn.
is now proposed to enforce with fine fitting clothes made l>v Strauss
ommended lor everything but If you have kid
prayer meeting every Thursday
When the next Legislature has ney, liver or bladcer trouble it will be found
' such zeal is not n new one, but has Bros., America’s Leading Tailors,
M ANAGE R WA NTED—Trust•
the remedy you need. It has been tested
j been on the statute books for years. Chicago. They’re so reasonable in appropriated «35,805 to pay off de just
In so many ways, in hospital work, in private
worthy lady or gentleman to man
practice, among tho helpless too poor to pur
Services at Christian Science age business in this County and It is well enough as a law if the
will take your order.
relief and has proved so successful ia
with coyote scalp bounty laws will chase
Hull, corner east of the Bank, •■very adjoining territory for well and ¡enforcement of it is mixed with
every case that a special arrangement has
by which all readers of this paper
Sunday al Ila. m. and N p. in. favorably known House of solid
For n bilious attack take Cham
who have not already tried It, may have a
Service Wednesday evenings at 8. financial standing. «20.00 straight
berlain’s Stomach and Liver Tub-,
cample bottle sent free by mail, also a book
Everybody is invited to attend cash salary and expenses, paid each of it in Oregon will do the state lets and a quick cure is certain have uccrued under the laws which telling more about Swamp-Root and how to
out If you have kidney or bladder trouble.
were repealed by the last session find
When writing mention reading this generous
For sale by H. M. Horton. Burns;
Monday by check direct from head untold harm and benefit nobody.
offer in this paper and
Expense money ad “ 'There is Government land un Fred Haines. Harney.
ficiency is paid Oregon will have send your address to
Dr. Kilmer & Co..Bing
vanced ; ¡»osition permanent. Ad
1 ex (tended for bounties some «212, hamton.
N. Y. The
dress, Thomas Cooper, Manager, such empires of it ns has been loan th«
000. The amount would be 1250, j regular fifty cent and Hom*of
For Infants and Children.
1030, Caxton Bldg., Chicago.
; 000 but for the fact that when the
men have fenced without title is
Don’t make anv mistake, but renum
The Kind You Have Always Bought
appropriation was exhausted early ber the r«n»e, Swsmji-!»•*-(. Dr. Kilmer’*
invariably worthless for any but
This paper mid The Chicago
in 1902 a number of counties ceased Swamp-Root, amt the address, Bingham
grazing purposes and not in any Bear« the __ /f1,18
Weekly Inter Ocean «1.50 for one
ton, N. Y., on every bottle.
to allow bounty claims.
year. “Special deal"
IF YOU ARE A FARMER