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Tues'day, May 20. 1021
DOOMED BY POOR FARMING
Mayan Civilization Succumbed Be
cause of Crude Methods of AgrU
( culture Then In Vogue.
Agricultural limitations probablj
caused the final breakdown of the re
ayan cW"n. flbou,
waMwO A. D., and brought about tlx
u-rauon or many of its magnificent
cities, turning into a tropical wilder
ness a country which formerly sup
ported at least 5,000,000 peoplein the
opinion of a member of the Carneglt
institution of Washington.
While the Maya race had worked
out a system of time measurement
niiicu greatly excelled that of tht
Greeks, Romans or Egyptians, their
methods of farming were very crude
lie claims, like those of the' modern
Indians. The process was to burn off
the forest and brush on land selectee
for cultivation. After one or twe
crops had been made on this land, they
allowed the field to lie fallow, and
iMuceeuea to cut and burn and plant
another field, and so on until suffleienl
onisn nad accumulated on the first
field for reburning It.
Repeated burning over of the land
causes grasses to come in. In this
way, he thinks, the forests were con
verted into grass lands. Planted
crops were choked out. The rapidly
multiplying people needed fresh lands
and finally moved elsewhere.
Other archeologists have attributed
this apparently sudden break-up to a
series or yellow-fever epidemics, but
Dr. Morley discredits this theory.
THE HEPPNER HERALD; HEPPNER. OREGON
ABODE OF "THUNDER BIRD"
'""I!" .i'9""1 Con"-"lnO Tract In
oa i-anas" Never Visited
by White Man.
Half a dozen miles southwest of
RpT ' T 7" m the very hea" the
four Ztt iS anarea J Proximately
w -"o white man's
foot has ever rested there so far as
'earned, the Detroit News says
"o juuians rn n fVio .......
makoche," meaning "bad place." Deep
lib" , u Korses leaa P to spire
like pinnacles, and every attempt to
follow their tortuous paths thus far
uo cuueu m ranure.
Chief Flamintr A
the fron ier days, gives what probably
tL v, 7 l- Juany 5'ears ago.
the chief said, before the pale face
came here was the place where dwelt
".o xaunaer wird" high in the pin
nacles of stone. This wall of rock
kept out unwelcome visitors, the chief
contended, and added that the pro
tected area is rich in food, sunlight
and warmth, and has pure, cold
streams of running water.
WISE PROVISION OF NATURE
Good Old Dame Shrewd In Sending
Young People Afield to Do
In that part of southern Europe in
habited by Slavs it is conceded that
a young man in search of a wife
should go to a neighboring village to
nnu ner. ro such concession is made
by American villagers, but Nature as
sumes authority and quietly works
her wisdom without benefit of man's
As a result, at least half of the
young ladles who come to our town
as school teachers remain as wives
They may be no prettier or smarter
man nome girls, but they have the
charm of newness, and bachelor
hearts long Immune to the gentle pas
slon skip a beat when they appear.
Our own girls do not remain un
courted, however. The town boys,
having known them and quarreled
witn them since childhood, feel no
thrill in their presence. But when
the girls have finished college, most
of them leave home again to teach in
distant villages, and In a year or two
we hear that young men have designs
on them. These young men come
a-courting during the summer, and we
iook uiem over shrewdly to see If they
Nature Is a wise old party, and she
did more than statutes could do to
prevent Inbreeding when she made
the hills look green far away. l'hil-
Artistic Ancient Earrings.
Within the last decade has occurred
the return of the earring, so long laid
aside. Few seen today, however, sur
pass in taste and den
earrings of Biote, the daughter of
iKuuue, wnicn were found In Chalcls
where the young woman was burled.
These ornaments represented doves
swinging in golden hoops. The minia
ture birds were marvelously wrought
the feathers of granulated gold, the
wings and breasts enriched with bands
of color supplied by inserted gems.
Precious stones gleamed like tiny
sparks for the eyes. Daintiest of all,
the tail feathers were so finely made
and curiously adlusteri
the slightest motion of the pendant
loop, so that whenever the nrnmi
er should toss or shake her head two
attendant doves would seem to bal
ance themselves upon their perches as
live Diras do in swinging on a bough.
Temple of the Moon, believed to
be the oldest building on earth, is un
covered by scientific diggers at Ur on
the lower Euphrates river. It was
erected about 7,000 years ago, and was
used continuously as a church for
King Tut seems very ancient to us,
yet here's a building that was about
40 centuries old when he was born.
Discovery of the Temple of the Moon
is important. It helps confirm the
scientific belief that the first civiliza
tion was along the Euphrates. Some
where in that vicinity nrohnhlv wo.
the cradle of the human race though
Chinese claim that their authentic his
tory dates back at least 22,000 years.
NOTICE OP FIXAI ACCOUNTING
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned has filed final account as
administrator de bonis non of the
estate of Robert Horn, deceased, and
that the court has appointed Friday,
the 15th day of June. 1P23. at tho
hour of 10 o'clock a. m. of said dav
as the time and the Countv Court
room in the Court House at Hepp-
ner, Oregon, as the place for hear
ing said account and anv obieetinns
GEORGE R. W. MEAD.
3-7 Administratni. rfo ki ,.
u VJ UUUlf) 111IU.
NOTICE OV SHERIFF'S SALE
College Rules Little Changed.
Here are some of the rules of Ham
ilton college, Clinton, N. J., published
in itua. it win be noted that Twenti
eth century freshmen and sophomores
retain the old titles, but, that in this
nay tne senior and junior sophlsters
nave Decome merely seniors and
"The undergraduate students shall
be divided Into four distinct classes.
The first year they shall be called
freshmen: the second, Konlmnmroa
the third, Junior sophlsters, and the
lourtn, senior sophlsters. And in order
to preserve a due subordination among
the students, the classes shall give
and receive, in the course of their col
legiate life, those tokens of respect
ana subjection which from common
and approved usage belong to their
standing in the college."
An exhibition of "petrified thunder
bolts" may be viewed bv visitors to Hie
American Museum of Natural History
in New York. Technically they are
known as fulgurites, and the officials
of the museum have decided that there
are several million persons in the Unit
ed btates that have worried along for
years without knowledge of fulgurites.
ur. O. E. Hovey of the museum's de
partment of geology explained that a
fulgurite is a gloss which Is oflen
produced when lightning strikes a
mass of rock or a bed of dry sand and
melts the material beneath the imnncr.
In other words, It is glass made by
nature in very much the same way
that men make glass In glass foun
dries. The fulcurltes in the
come from all sorts of nlnces M
Ararat, the desert of Sahara, Michi
gan, Illinois and Mehemamehibaka.
A W. Gammell was up from Lex
ington Saturday and reported every
thing going along well in his part of
NOTICE IS HERRRV mmjM
That under and by virtue of an ex
ecution and order of sale Iss.iph k
the Clerk of Morrow County, Oregon
dated the 26th day of May, 1923,
to me directed, in a certain s,,)t
the Circuit Court of the State of
uregon for Morrow Countv
M. S. Corrigall, plaintiff, recoverd
judgment against the defend.
Leora K. Wyland and Ernest K. Wy
land, administrator of tho oott .
James H Wyland .deceased, for the
sum of $10,500.00. with
thereon at the rate of eight and one
half per cent per annum from Sep
tember 1, 1920, for the further sum
of $1,000.00 attorney's fee and the
costs and disbursements of said suit
taxed and allowed at $28.2 5, and
ynerein th,e Court for the satisfac
tion of said judgment ordered and
decreed sale of the following huo..,-k
ed lands situated in Morrow County.
The South Half of the North
Half, the South Half of Section 36
in Township 4 South, Range 24, E
W. M.; Lot 4 of Section 31 in Town
ship 4 south. Range 2 5 V, w t .
Lots Four, Five, Six and Seven of
option t; Lots One. Two. Threo
Four, the East Half of the North
west wuarter, the Northeast Quarter
ui me southwest Quarer. the Sn,.n
east Quarter of Section s. m
West Half of the Southwest o'rW
of Section Eight, in Township 5
ooum, Range Twenty-five. V, . w ur
containing 1200 acres. ' '
Also 1,240 acres of land sHmin.
ing same, situated in Gilliam nn,,
ty, Oregon, described as follows:
The Northeast Quarter; the North
Half of the Northwest Quarter and
the Southeast Quarter of the North
west Quarter; the North Half nf th
Southeast Quarter; and tho South
east Quarter of 'the Southeast Quar
ter; and the Northeast Quarter of the
Southwest Quarter of Section One
(1); the Southeast. Ouarto nf i,
Northeast Quarter; the East Half of
the Southeast Quarter and tho
Southwest Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter; and the South Half of the
Southwest Quarter; and the North
west Quarter of the Southwest Quar
ter and tho Southwest Quarter of the
Northwest Quarter of Section Twelve
(12). The West. Half' of theNorth
east Quarter; 'the Northwest O.mrfor
of the Southwest Quarter of Section
thirteen (13). Also the East Half
of the Southeast Quarter of Section
Fourteen (14), all in Township Five
(5) South, Range Twenty-four (24)
E. W. M.
Said lands lying in Morrow Coun
ty and in Gilliam County, taken to
gether comprising 2440 acres and
constituting a stock ranch.
I will on Thursday, the 28th day
of June, 1923, at the hour of ten
o'clock in the forenoon of said dav,
at the front door of the County Coin
House in the City of Hennner Ir.
row County, Oregon, offer for sale
and oll ot- ..kt;
, !,uuilV; nucuon to the hir'
est bidder for casli in hand the fol
lowing described real property sit
uated in Morrow County, Oregon to-wit:
The South Half of the North Half,
and the South Half of Section 36 in
Township 4 South, Range 24, E. W.
M I Lot 4 of Section 31 in Township
4 South, Range 2 5 E. w. AT t,,.
Four, Five, Six and Seven of Section
numbered C; Lots One, Two, Three
and Four, the East Half of the
Northwest Quarter, the Northeast
quarter of the Southwest Quarter,
t.if coumeast Quarter of Section
Seven; the West Half of the South
west Quarter of Section Eight, in
Township 5 South, Ranee. Twpniv.
five, E. W. M., or so much of said
land as is necessary to satisfy said
judgment, including attorney's fees,
costs and accruing costs.
And if the proceeds of sale of said
lands situated in Morrow County,
Oregon, and so sold bv me he nnl
sumcient to satisfy said iurte-monf
then the Sheriff of Gilliam County!
ui-egon ,will on Saturday, the 30th
day of June, 1923, at ten o'clock
A. M., at the front door of the Coun
ty Court House in Condon, Gilliam
County, Oregon, offer for sale and
sell to the highest bidder for cash
said lands situated in Gilliam Coun
ty, Oregon, or so much thereof as
is necessary when added to the pro
ceeds of the sale of said lands in
Morrow County to satisfy the bal
ance of said judgment, costs and ac
cruing costs remaining unpaid.
Dated May 26, 1923.
5-9 Sheriff of Morrow County.
NOTICE OF CONTEST
Department of the Interior,
United States Land office.
The Dalles, Oregon,
Way 18, 1923.
To Richard Floyd Fraser of lone,
You aro hereby notified that Fat
. uoherty who gives care Woodson
& Sweek, Heppner. Oreeon.
post-office address, did on April 16
iJ-o, tile in this office his dniv ..
roborated application to contest and
secure the cancellation of your
"umesteaa enntry No serial
No. 0204S9 made July 3, 1920 for
N N4, SE14 NE,y4, Section' 14
Township 2 N , Range 25 E., Wil
lamette Meridian, and as grounds
for his contest he alleires that 0;,i
entryman has never establish.., -..o
idence upon said land, has never cul
tivated or improved said land or any
part thereof, but has wholly aban
doned the same. That the ahsnn
of the entryman from said land has
not been due to his employment in
the army, navy 0 marine corps of
u.b uniteq states or in any other
organization for offence or defend
authorized by the laws of the United
You are. therefore fnrtiio,.
tied that th,e said allegations will ba
taiten as confessed, and vour rum
try will be canceled without further
ngnt to be heard, either before this
office or on appeal, if you fall to file
in this office within twenty days
after the FOURTH publication of
this notice, as shown below, your
answer, under oath, specifically re
sponding to these alleeati ons nf rnn.
test, together with due proof that you
have served a copy of vour
on tho said contestant either in ner-
cnnAI .. .
ou ur uy registered mail,
You should state in your annswer
the name of the post office to which
you desire future notices to bo sent
T. C. QUEEN, Receiver.
Date of first publication May 23
Date of second publication May 29
Date of third publication -Tuna rc
Date of fourth Duhllcafinn T,m
$100.00 REWARD $100.00
Wa will pay the above reward for
Information that will lead to the
arrest and conviction of the nartv
or parties that have been cutting
wire rences on our ranches. This ap
plies to any and all ranches owned
Heppner, Ore., April 10, 1923. EO-tl
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned has been duly appointed
ay the County Court of the State nf
Oregon for Morrow County, admin
istratrix of the estate of Charles II.
Wright, deceased, and all persons
having claims against tho estate of
said deceased, aro hereby required
Fieseiii same, with the proper
vouchers, to said administratrix
Lexington, Oregon.within six months
from the date hereof.
Dated this 22nd day of May, 1923
EMMA C. BRESHEARS,
CERTIFIED SEED POTATOES
Netted Gem seed potatoes, certl
ffcd stock, may be had at the Moi
row uo road machinery shed in
Heppner at $2.75 per sack. These
are part of the seed secured by tho
county at Weston. See Sherman
Shaw, custodian, or call at county
By Order County Court.
Love Affair Quickly Ended.
My first love affair began and ended
an in the same evening, when I was
ooy ot sixteen. Each Halloween
our little country town, the young
ioiks indulged in what was then called
a Halloween hunt. The girls hid
themselves somewhere about town and
the fellows hunted for them, the losing
side being forced to treat the winners
to supper afterward. This particular
time the hoys found the girls in an old
tiuyloft. I spied the first girl and she
was a total stranger to me, a visiting
girl, I found out later. She was about
ntteen and sweet as a peach. I fell
head over heels In love with her. then
and there. But, alas, the next morn
ing, she returned to her home In the
city, and I never saw or heard from
lier again Chicago Journal.
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" a rrogram. ot Sparkl.ng Originality on Opening Day,
There's no substitute for looking
ahead. Some folks nrate about bruins I
Folks with much of the article seldom
say much about it. It s the short end
fellow who rants about it and tries to
Impress you with what he hasn't got
But look ahead anyhow. There'll
be plenty of opportunity to duck dla
aster If you know iust when to do it.
If you've got to buck the world you
can do It a lot better when you go
at it with your eyes open.
Just now we believe in shaping our
own destiny. We fashion and build
as we see and feel. So once and fur
all look ahead. See your task in big
letters. Then meet the situation In
your blzirest wav. The furnre will
bear record to how well you've dune
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meat - ' covers woo like a dash of original In their eatert
Ice Cream Season
NORMAN'S ICE CREAM
Place advance orders for Brick
Ice Cream for Sunday
McAtee & Aiken
At CALMUS' SHOP !
Special attention given to, lame and
I Guarantee Satisfaction. Give me a trial
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n n H co f 1 f r i" customcrs will please take
notice that I have removed from my former
ocation and for the present I am located in
the rear of Dave Wilson's store, pending
securing another location.
The Helm Dry Wall System
or tressed Cement and
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I HAT W1U, LAST
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