MES. v a IN VOL. VII. it COUPON I food for 10 cents on a U) cent purchase of any of the following gOOclH. SLOCUM'S WHITE PINE AND TAR i SLOCUM'S WHITE PINK . SLOCUM'F PECTORAL EXPECTORANT D.-COSTA'H I5LOOI) AND LI V Kit PILLB D.C0STA8 PINK LIVKIt PILLS HINDOO COHN CUKE. COLUMBIAN TEA SLOCUM'S SAKSAPAUILLA. (JOLDKN OIL CARUOLATED ARNICA SALVE. PAIN PLASTER SOALPINK DANDRUFF CURE Two coupons will l,o taken ona$i purchaHo of the above. U guarantee all the al.ove remedies, if not satisfactory, money will be cheerfully refunded. SLOCUM DRUG CO. goooooooooooo ooooooa Heppner Transfer Company $.........,,, ......,..,.,, ? r s UnOGERV STORE p p o p p p p o p p p NO. 14. o ROCK SPRINCS COAL DRY CORD WOOD We are Prepared to offer prompt service. We Lave five eood team. an,i your orders for Wood. nything In the drayage line will receive careful and i.romnt at tention. CONOVER & CRAV ooooooooooo oooooooooocc toss is Estimated at Two Hundred Million Dollars FIRE BURNS FOR 32 HOURS Special Sale Wo are stopl-inn- .;,. 41 An.... Li . 1 p r "r vuuiMt'io new Jino 01 groceries, and in order to make room for tho new , stock wo aro offerinrr tu.on rr-;n,.a .... t..n M...I,... ......... I it. - I . . . 15c p p p value, now p . . . P MacklMrriiH 2r,o can now l.r,c o Cnerrifs ,'()o " ()c P.tllr .fr ,.. If o . v .-..-mm j,0 now . tor zac o o . o o o o Dried apples 12Jc val now Sib 25c S I ! 1 i - . rt 3 It 25c 5 o All 5o Ciuara now K f... or. 2 GARRfcGOX I Contractors and Builders -j ....,4, liW ,j Dried pi-achnB 12Jcval j Dried prune l()e i ow 41b for 2 5c A All 10o Cigars now All 15c Cigars now 4 3 for 25c o for 25c o MONOI'OLE THE BEST CANIo7cOoii 0 0 LISKFLER ik ASHHAUGH C. . ur . . : uutfKBura 10 . a. Andrews. II'CT cntiTii ... ... ....... p n.iy,u it rinLJi'M JIKUO STOKE, MAIN KT 000000000.0 a opIoo'IUooI ESTIMATES AMr-i di FURNISHED ON ALL WORK A ehare of the patronage I solicited. I HOUSKS MOVKD and KEPA1KED Office one door north of Rcrivner'a ? blacksmith ehop, B!ajn gtreet. i t -HIM .UtH.iliUtJj. I BLOODED STOCK ...TELEPHONE... LIVERY BARM I Meadows & Sons, Props. WIII.ld.i,.in1b.rofborW..(lnew rin, bo.h BuHlM .nd IL.k., .d offer yon flrrt tlM! H,rvl( you will reel, rouruwiu. ir.im..m . .k . ' " ... T an,..r,T. T"r ,ron" LOWER MAIN STREET .... .n n rw-"' Wl VBVI1 ' ; I keep constantly on hand S for sale Jacks, Mules and fine s Driving Teams and Saddlers. I A so one Norman S;allion, s S IWack as a raven, weight 1C00 : ! I"; tour ymrm old. t 1 i t iteen it ti.nnd . . . S 5 heolr-h r'.i;..a ...... . . 5 E n, win uctl flOCIt I s and farm dog known, 5 The best and f RICHEST BRED STOCK I m Kaatero OreKon. Anyone de- I I iiringanyof this cht of Ftock 1 I will dnd it to their intercut to f write me at Heppner. Oregon, j B. F. SWACCART. ! -Wket Social a Big Tuccess- neportea to bo Suffer- vaiieyior Lack of Feed The most destructive fire In the history of Baltimore, Md., occured there C? i . " ououay, raging practically unchecked for nours, completely dentrnvin . : ' OI m ,argegt b8ineg8 h0Bae . ie wnoiesale districts The fire broke out ihortlv Ufnr- n o'clock Sunday morning in the whole- J . . . ury gooua jtore of John E. lfnr. A Co., on Hopkins Place, in the ha,.. of .thaborfneas district, with a series of ouu eiipioHions, and spread with fearful rapidity. ... .,. ure department was called out, but was utterly powerless to mew me spread of the flamei, which were .iied by high winds, and within an hour there were fierce fires in 30 big warehouneii, which continued to spread and rage with unrestrained fury for 32 hourg before it wat under control, . though for hours as manv aa4.m.,.m. i waier were thrown into the flames. So terrific was the heat, and so dense and suffocating the volume of flying sparks and burning cinders, that it wa difficult for the firemen to stand long within fighting distance of the flames. The loss it. estimated to be about 200,. 000,000, there were burned 75 bww. down to the roots and no hay to pitch m me cungry brute. This is only a beginning, and before m.hi oi March many of the stacks w,u w "haugted, and stockmen realize that coniderab!e losses will be sustained. Cattle which h v- running in the foothills of thi. rw., ana wmcft did well antil a month ago, nave now been driven down . valley by the snows, and the, . a pendent on dry feed. Even if grass were to erow nn u would be only slight help, as the first Brass oi the spring possesses little uuunsnment. Organized with Membership of 109 and Still Crowing ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING Where the Trees Go. Fifty thoasand acres of timber ,. usumea every year in the manufac tare of crates and boxes. The railr,!. e country nse annually 120 nnn ono Over 7,50,000 telegraph poles must be renewed yearly, not to mention .k- telephone poles used and the tlP.,raK F!es required in the constmrtmn nt new lines, making a total annual con oumpiion lor poles and ties 1.600.000 i he Scientific American nresen figures showing how a oormlar tlnva I - w w uwoya lorests. It is estimated nine novels had a total sale of 1 ,600,000 copies. "is means 2,000,000 pounds of A manufacurer says that the vero pruce tree yields a little less than half a cord of wood, which is equivalent to to 600 pounds of paper. In other these nine novels swept awav 4000 trvJ Is it any wonder that those interested in forestry look with anxiety upon the paper mill? Equals Eastern Oregon. According to reports a wonderfully rich strike oi placer gold has just been and 2 wio ,ii i ,eB nver district. Curry andj 500 buildings, covering an area of connty The Ri. m- 0U0 person. M Tt1" ment. ' .r property and had only " "'c" membership for tbe cub. P.peu lour days when they struck gravel a,ter wMch the meeting adjourned to that would yield t4 in anu meet at the rail r .i,- , SoCi0"dJi,on8 eastern . ''ouraging Ship- Season. " r There was an enthusiastic crowd of republicans eathersd .t p... ..,. .muci M UB1I Saturday evening pursuant t rail committeeman Sme.d, who called the meeting to order and read th stitntion which was unanimously adop ted. After securing signatures of all present to the membershin boa e was again called to i0. v.- Temporary Chirman Smead and the mowing omcers elected: Fred Warnock. Farnsworth, secretary; A. J. IlLks' tre-surer. By motion the nraMa. r-vus yy no authorised to name the fr.n; presidents: HepDner Fran V PK. . .. . wuciu j Matteson, Geo. Consers Monn v ' uwu, o. P. Garrignes: Gentry. V. v t.. South lone, W. J. Blake: lWh t ' Dr. Alex Reid ; Hardman, II. E. Warren,' Lexington, J. T. McMillan f;k f W tt ! D-v Fork, T. W. Morgan ; ", eo.McKnight; Pine City, J. L. Howard; Alpine, W. B. FinW- wu. Springs, L. E. Crow ; Cecil. P.ui son; Irrigon Addison Bennett. Executive Committee PranW n;i." Uam, A. Andrews, C. E. Woodson, w.rnetps.Geo.Whiteis. W.W. Smead and C. E. Wcvl0n were namej by the rhair . ... .... wjuuiuLee M Bollcit membership for lb. cub. ifln. iLfL .a . 18 ..Palace Hotel.. ARTHUR SMITH Watchmaker and Jeweler HEPPNER OREGON HEPPNER, OREGON. Beat appointed Hotel in Eastern Oregon. L' t(.. I . i munra vonvemence. Muhted by electririty ieit .Meals in the City. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT PHIL, METSCIIAN, Jr, Prop Grocery Store DECOKATKD PEMI I'OUCELAIN WARE FliEE R purchasing I2S.00 worth of good, at this .tore you re ceiyefneof charg iaiM tof this beautiful ware . . . MONOPOLE GOODS Remember No Stalo Goods KVKinTIUNa. NEW AND FRK8H . . CALL . . - And See us and we wilt treat ynu right. BINNS BROsT Cop. M.M nd Willow Bt.. MtfTNER, On. m m MDi CECOJA ST0WC, wimwr, tnir Nuus C.Bb, 1 I6 Warren Areoue, .Ciiicaoo. Ili. Ott.!. Dourly four vrars 1 suffered rrom ofarian tmulles. The duo tor imi.tol on an oi-eration as the only way to prt wrft. J, however, tronjfly .,j,,.,slo an operation. Wy husband felt di.h.rU-msl a. ftll asi I i ... i.... . i . . j - ' u wins, wiiq m mi - in.-,,,,,, onigifi.i ..ivisfj him i U crt a U.ttle of Wins of rdul for me to try. and he d.d . I iK-nn to Imprors in a few .lavt and my reroverywa.verv rapid. Vith in eightcca werks 1 m anotber Mrs. P(ow's .ttr t'nflWt rrnf woman how hons U ta-Mened , feiiiaj, wknes.nd howerHnnMely Wins of CaMni rre, thi , . new and brmpt health nd l,Mrri. J"m arin. l.a (H B0 ...jy. ma. Uo to onr dnj?ifi.t fxlay and tnrt! ra . 11 ai . 1.1 CuJi VJinEicanmj) The Basket Social. The basket social given by the Pan ,bu' rivalin ,b 'mous Klondike dis- hich tim the organization will be riouci Bebekah lodge in I. 0. 0. F. ball eowtM' of few JeTI go. The entire made Pmanent and addresses made Fridav .w.!r. . . ' bank. bout 20 feet hih. w.. .k- by prominent rennb!ip.n. j -vlusi.k t aa am nif0isi tn a n n iucu s a- wiso war. The attendaee .v. fully prospected, and was found to Thi meeting was a verr tmh..;...-.. gram sood and the nf v,.t... v..s.u t10 8 enough to yield 120 tier one ,nd h "Morrow Conn It T?,w,.u Onlr two basket. i. i ' cubic yard of gravel. This same Ioc.Km, Club" Promises to become M. .v. BVa ire iUail B , J VI dollar and these were solj at the com- ' ' ery ,m,kI1 extet Btr0D8Mt Eastern Oregon. It itarte menremont l . tbe Wrly '50s, and Was abandons. out with a membernliin nf inn . . .u.vi mi b.icb. rew baskets I . i r w -w wuicn brought less than $2.00 and all the w.J 01 tb" wondel deposit of rowlDg pMly. uptooo Theonl, regreUb.e feature ,U" -acovered.- Eastem qZ;m was tnat there were not enough basket. Eastern Oregon caUle ' CI.. to go round, many ting forced to forego Echo Incorporated. to ve, eeveral shipment- h.vin tJl me pleasure of a feast with a h.nd.r.m- tv.-..: . i m.1 . .. lady The basket i i r, lacorporaticm of Echo, i woor inree weeks, and W O Miner ' held ,ast k, stood to 16 in favor oi ,0 ,o110" Cattle generally The exercise incorporation. -in good shipping condition, owing lack!., m in,..., " V0W -""" for th, various , ... urra D7 omceswas as follows: Mayor L A four ladies, a readina. . enni- i -i. . .. mTor L A- f- r.Bieo recorder, H. C.Miller trea.nror -. . .. w.i,. DrJ; ,;.,, a ; ZZ: preclate-l. as were a so the i.hl.. . .. ur Hammer, .,, .. . ruuut,,men-U. W.Campbell, 31: Joha Alter luncheon p.me. nr. Li-1. .. . . r 1 .us i-orn,34;u J.Gulliford.Sli Joel Hal. were engaged in until a late hour. stead 28-W T mv t.J t. . ,. . . ,lca -i . T. McFerren, 31: R. J. TTOnrom uie sale of Oliver, 28. For marshal f, it. haskets was lino . J . ' . . . r n,,rh'. Mr. Hammer mlli. .... , Vv V V ' ?0J U 0,,jorit' over w Benidict. which lll be used by the Rebek.l,. u t . , ' ,uc",r n contest tor any bnt the ' bocii at lam ng time Tl. ,,,, ,uilllI,t pc,lul unJ Ibl. .!., p,ict , m , , . - v'uU ui commiuee I. . -.v.. , VniU to the mild winter, and ahinmenf. .m I L. 1 .. r oe targe tbe coming sprlnz. Ihe sheep and wool mea of i)M enn try are not loosing anything by the opeo winter and there is every prospect that there will be a large incre U nocxs mis spring and a heavy crop of Last spring there was a thennm,.t : ... ' .ncrease in tbe flocks at lamin, tin,- and those familiar with the conditions in charge The KeWkshs desire to eil.nd th.i. thanks to the publi.- for the yery liberal patronage Big Cattle Deal. Valley Cattle Suffering. this spring. The wi0ter has been so mild that it has not h . . i ucvcnnary o ibrougnan order from the federal Md much, tbe sheep are in fin. .v. court at Portland Max Jark.rin m tion and with .n ...i. , ii, .... ""u, as is now Jickerson, Ki.ne A Co., of North promised, sheep and wool men stand to aklma, last Friday at Tendluton r! I make larp. nmfli. ..... -I - r... o.cu .iiuuiu pricee a deal for ,00 head of C. B. Wade's cat- decline. That there will b .n, - . . mcic win do any great According to a report from Eugene, '' of nl 1 1000, the average disturbance in prices is not expectel Oregon, sbxkrsisers in Mnn county are Prit Pid being lfl each, Including 100 although it is presidential year If Inning to realize that winter feeding c,lv". we thrown In. This is there is any disturbance it is thought I. necessary even In an unusually mild ' ge.t cattle deal ever made in there will be advances on account of the winter 11- K'Stera Oreirnn. Tl,- -...i. .... . .... i . .. . "imerme tbe present This month ' Oregon. The rattle and next are the months when the taken acioss the couutry to Yakim. i .. I - "'". w-nir on me ranges, and u v i.....t. ... ' When You Have A Cold. ' i""" m losses Kill be a - tk. c . . ' Tbe first action h.n i. . . n..t a, great this winter In those h cold ll... .i i . . should be to relieye the lungs. This U JrtWrsahenwe have had ,now and .. g Th" " fre. sin. weather. " -p.-aea by tbe free M V,oanoeti.ia's Cough Remsdy. Thl. be promised war In the f.r .t . . . . . .oi oniy uo sbeep and wool promise well this year, but ruttu i.... ... . horses will not be durgs on the market. OPERA HOUSE. NextNonday NIchtFebls t'atll.few werks pa.t rs.H. I.r . Tbi . crr S nd Freel.nd Wnfctp,.It,ilt ,. wilhou 4-e.th. ,ouk ttBCM . a,. concertwhhh dry feed, ,, now feeding Is general, ZTS.S '7 Tnni'Z sxeep, ,n e.,e. wber. ,h. farmer. ..v td TZX "1 TrT' J'T' ' ao reserve sn,,y, lo ,04.b r tan "' rem . t0'"1 " J ,p,,n,,i , "" .-k Is Uin h-i. t . cur. a .eve. ,!. i- I. .I'"!.! "ll mn,i 1 of a clean m 1 . '.7. T blgli-rla entertainment, sol .,1. or,hecott0yq,,..nr o, .t "ZT iiso iim.i I.. ....... ii . . - ........ .., uralla- rnnniiinn. n i - u ... rii.u ,w .nil lliatinirldnl I ' " , . , coonteracti sny tendency toward nn.n nDiiiisimie nt, the pastures belnir ' " 1. ........ . u, hii c Mocnm lrj Co. live ss well. 1'rl. Kererved sests for s.U t .r.. ' "y at i aitercoa's Itug store SArents.