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Elkins b King,
WE WANT THE TRADE
Of uvcryoiitf nlllullll hlul its Vicinity, and nrc wlll'iltf Id utCct you all
more Until half way to got It.
We know Unit after tlndlilg vHIl Ufl once
about securing your subsequent ordcrU,
We will give your
The name attention and prompt shipment Unit wo would wore yipu pres
ent In person.
We will sell you nothing but first-class goods at as low a price as It Is
(losslblc to make, iuality being considered.
Bend u.n a trial order.
Yours for business,
ELKINS (3b KING.
The Winnek.Drug (So.
MICClCSSOHH YD CIIAfti fl. KMVAHUS OOi
Carries a Complete Line of Fishing Tilckfd, toilet
Articles, Stationery and Patent Medicines.
Local Events of Hie Week.
Mrs. II. C. LOW, of the Swnlley
bridge, has moved to the house at
the edge of the lellge cast of C. J.
Cottor's home uud ocucd a grocery
Milt Young has erected a cabin
tni his homestead alxntt two miles
tlliitlt of lleud this week. Con
struction of this has Occupied his
tilnc all week.
WIicu you are at bunniko, re
member the Pioneer Saloon is the
place to get fine liquors. The best
is none too uood for you, and we
dispense the very best.
Kvcrette I!. Miller, who has been
runuiiiK the lleud market for the
post seven weeks, has cone out of
the meat business but intends to
continue the trade in vegetables
uud certain provisions. "Dud"
West will continue the meat mar
ket. Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Hcising
will serve ice creum, cake and lem
onade at West's meat market Sun
day, July 36. Ice cream and cake
150, lemonade 5c. They will alsp
dispense ice cream and lemonade at
the dance Tuesday evening next at
the opening of the Ilcnd Mercantile
Most of the time the past week
. the regular mail stage has made
clo.se connection at I'riucvillc with
the mail stage coming in from
4Shaniko and the mail has been for
warded through with unusual
promptness. Matter mailed in
Portland one day reached ltcnd the
next day If that was a stage day.
This kind of service goes a long
way to make people feel they arc
not cut off from the world.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles II rock en
tertained a small party of young
people at their residence Suturdny
evening. They had music and af
terwards a flower-guessing contest,
in which Miss Wicst carried off the
capital prize a lwautiful little pin
cushion and Mr. foster made
away with the booby, this time n
two-Inch "nigger" baby pin, whiqh
was forthwith affixed to the lapel of
his coat. The contest caused much
amusement and was enlivened with
various sallies and laughable an
swers from some of the contestants.
After the contest was decided the
hostess brought. forth delicious ice
cream and cake, to which was done
ample justice. Those present were:
Mr and Mrs Charles Brock, Misses
Marlon Wicst, Iva West, Jackie
llrock, Jennie Dano, Hlauchc Kever,
Viola Cox; Messrs. . I Steffa, A.
Gi Richardson, Karl Reed, Will Fos
ter, Kd Hrock, H. W Hroker, A.
there will lS no rouble
Ralph Caldwell, of Paulina
prairie, was In' Itcncl this week at
tending to some business matters.
Mr. Milligan, of the Sand Springs
lion ranch, was in IJend Wednes
day mid Thursday, , leaving this
morning for his home.
The Winn'ck Drug Company
carry a fine line of prescrip
tion supplies. Opoftitc the P. H.
I). Co office, lleud, Oregon.
K. Hond Whbkey is to be had At
the Pioneer Saloon, Shaniko, J, J.
Wiley, proprietor. A Rood grate-
1 ful drink, refreshing, Invigorating.
Not lesj than four rigs loaded to
the guards passed here this morn
iuft. The occupants were hcaticd
for the lakes, and it is expected the
lake trout will begin their annual
bufferings in a few days.
A. II. Kennedy made a trip lo
the Tumcllo on Sunday, to ascer
tain the quality of the trout in that
stream, which arc said to be super
ior to those in the Deschutes, lie
rcjKHtcd the mosquitoes big, strong
and active and the trout small, shy
and torpid, and concluded that the
alleged superiority is due mostly to
C. J. Cottor has torn down the
log cabin he has occupied for the
last three years ami is turning the
timbers into cordwood as fast as it
is possible to do so. On the site of
the erstwhile cabin Mr. Cottor will
at once commence the erection of
a cottage 16x22, which will be con
nected with his present home in the
form of an addition, and "will pro
vide ample housing for Ms larco
.family. Work is expected to begin
Monday or Tuesday.
The Rend Mercantile Company
has been busier than a political con
vention this week, receiving the
new stock ot merchandise and get
ting 11 on tne shelves 111 proper
shape. Alnnit 35.000 pounds of
Ireigltt nave arrived and nearly as
much more is due and will be in
place in ample time for the grand
opening next Tuesday. This will
be the most modern store and the
most complete stock of goods on the
Deschutes riVer and Priuevillc
prices will rule.
Some days ago the Columbia
Southern Irrigation people turned
their water down a gully that'de
bouches into the Deschutes near
the old Howard and Steams corral
below the Tumcllo. The rush of
water down the gully tore the soil
out in considerable quantities and
where the river road crosses it a
channel five jfeet deep with vertical
walls has leeu cut, making it a
very dangerous- place for people
traveling after durk. It is even
difficult to find a crossing in the
You can obtain patent medicinal
and toilet articles at ilk' drug store,
opposite the P. H4D. Co.'s office,
I). I. Steffa made a trip to J rlne
villc the first of the week Return
Jug Tuesday, he mriflea thing visit
J. C. Conn's big team of freight!
milled camped 111 ijciki j noway
night on the wnyOlll lo HliRUlko
with aDout 20.000 pounds 01 wool.
Wednesday night's CHiup was on
the dusurt about ten miles from
A. C. Luonii returned Tuesday
oVtsiilhK from liny Creek with 21
lietid ot cattle, borne 01 tnesc nrc
milch cows, the services of which
are demanded at tile Pilot Kutte
Inn. The remainder are range
cattle and are now jbrowsiuj con
tentedlv on the "dese'rt."
Hereafter "Dad' Wet will do
his slaugltfriflg here instead of
teaming In hi.) bee' The first ani
lilal to be slaughtered under the
new arrangement Will 1x "bin and
dru.sst'd Sunday High und the meat
will 1 011 .ial Monday, the sweet
and tchder U-Vf fattened oh meadow
J. I'. Circle rtlld familv. accom
panied by Miss Ucssfc Severn and
her married sislcr, are up from
Prhievillc having; all oliliug and
catching the frisky trout in the
riVer here. The family is camped
cast of' the IlctiU Mercantile Com
pany's sture and Is ImVilig a very
The biggest bodttl tntlit of the
fcMM)ll for Rctid Will IK the OJJching
of the Rend Mercantile Company
liexl Ttiwday afternoon and wen-'
lug.. It Will also be A commercial
event of importance. Everybody is
invited. There will be good music
and a hustling trade in the after
noon and in the evening a public
dance in the hull over the store.
James Roggs, formerly of Priue
villc and well known in Crook
county, recently went to Lakeview
and located there as a laud attor
ney. l'Kn the suspension of Max
Whittlesey, the clerk in the land
office at I-akeview. Under the
charge of doing private work 011 the
government s time, Mr. Roggs was
apjointcd temporarily to the jvosl
tion and he is now discharging those
The new boiler fori the V. I). I).
Co. mill is on the road iii from
Shaniko. It will supply 45 horse
power. The old engine will be
used at the new mill. It will prob
ably be two weeks Insforc the mill
is ready for operation. -The Rob
erts boys, M1IK011 and Ulwood,
have the contract for cuttltii the
logs and more than 100,000 feet arc
now delivered at the mill. This is
about u third of their contract.
Mrs. A. C. I.ucus went to Prine -
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more complete stock of bedroom
furniture for the Pilot Rutte Inn.
While on the way in she fell asleep
and her gold watch slipped out of
her belt and fell to the ground un
noticed. She worried about the
loss a good deal until this after
noon, when the watch was handed
to her by Horace Dillard. lie had
picked it up near Powell butte.
A few evenings ago Mr. Wiest's
attention was attracted by a robin
that was making u dreadful
fuss about his house. lie looked
out and saw the agitation of the
oiru irom wnicu ne imcrrc mere ,
was trouble somewhere. Taking I
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his gun he went outside and. the
robin led him a short distance to
where au owl had been threatening
her brood as well as the Wiest hen
roost. The owl got away. Rut
the intelligence shown by the robin
was icmarkablc and she can here
after get the service of the Wicsts
any time she chooses to ask for it.
Paul Dclancy and W. A. Puter
baugh, representing the Portland
Journal, spent Sunday and Monday
in Rend. They had made the trip
in from from Shaniko by way of
fossil, John Day and Rurus to
I.akevicw, and were on their way
back to the railroad, where they
will arrive some time the coming
week. Their conveyance is a light
wagon with attractively painted
canopy and full campihg outfit.
Their object is to advertise the
Journal and pick up business for it
and write up the country in pro
portion to the patronage it yields.
The gentlemen left Tuesday morn
ing for Priuevillc Delaney does
the desu'ription and Puterbaugh is
tne business end 01 imj - euicrpr se.
The outfit will ue soldwhen the
mllroud.is reached aguiny,
NEW CMURCII ORGANIZED.
The First Presbyterian of FJcnd-
Money For Hulldlnjf.
The First Presbyterian Church of
Hond wan organized last Monday
evening at a meeting held in the
schoolhouse. It starts out with a
uiumbcr.'hip of ten pcrsoiiH. S. II.
Dorrnnce in the elder, the trustees
are A. M. Drake, h. D. Wicst and
Dr. Charles S. Ud wards, and Miss
Marion Wicst is clerk. ' Articles of
incorporation will soon be filed with
the secretary of state and steps
lmve already been taken toward the
construction of a 'church edificcj
Dr. A. W. Holt, the Presbyter
ian state missionary, held 'meetings
in the schoolhouse Saturday night,
Sunday morning and evening and
Monday evening. He announced
Monday evening that subscriptions
to the amount of $535 had been se
cured for building a IJresbyterian
church at ltcnd. and the local can
vas had not been nearly completed
The understanding upon which
these subscriptions were obtained
was that the new church would le
ppfcu to meetings of all religious
denominations, proiestant or Cath
olic, when not needed by the Pres
byterians. It is also expected that
all rcMdunt church members will
afiiliatc with this Presbyterian
church until such time as their own
churches shall haVe organizations
Here, when clearances from this
Presbyterian church to the other
denominations will be given, as
they may be asked for.
It is not supposed that the official
roster selected Monday night will
be immanent. The names immed
iately available for the panose of
putting the organization completed
were taken. As soon as the ad
justment can be made the organiza
tion will Le broadened by getting a
wider representation of the com
munity tit the Iwurd of trustees.
Since Monday night 50 more
have been subscribed. "Subscrip
tions are not to be paid until work
011 the structure is in progress.
There is assurance that the Prcsby
tcriuu board of missions will sub
scribe hlwrally, but that subscrip
tion always comes Inst and is colt pled
with the condition that the butulhig
be free of debt, etc.
Plenty of Rain.
The thunder storm of. Tuesday
afternoon covered considerable ter
ritory. It reached across the desert
to I'rincvillc and up to the ice caves
and over the Tumcllo valley. Rend
uppears to have been near the storm
center. Everywhere the. storm
cloud was low, for the drops were
' very large and burrowed into the
'ground, leaving the whole country
1 lockniarkcd. S. II. and George
; u were up in the timber a
, few miles during the storm, when
lightning .struck a pine tree less
than 50 feet away, ripping the bark
doui and producing a cloud of
smoke. The shock to the men was
considerable but not serious.
After a hot, sultry day Monday
the rain fell in torrents between 6
and 7 o'clock in the evening. The
storm lasted aboilt half an hour or
over, and the thermometer fell 40
degrees in as many minutes. The
oldest inhabitants say that such
rains are very unusual and that
summers like this one are raiyly cx
pcrienced. This must be true, for
if nature were as lavish with its
mim nrtjfidn, irrJKation
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cssary and unthought Of, but at
best their actuality would be a com
Oregon Crop Conditions.
This week's report of the United
States weather bureau on the crop
conditions in Oregon presents the
following summary, which is far
from being discouraging:
"The weather for the past week
has been excellent for haying and
for maturing grain. Haying has
been pushed in all parts of the
state, and the crop is of-good qual
ity and the yields are generally sat
isfactory, except in the southern
sections, where previous dry weath
er caused some shortage, which
has been made up by cutting grain
for hay; consequently, the farmers
will lmve enough feed lor stock, but
grain yields in this locality will
show a still greater reduction from
"Spring and fall wheat continue
to fill and ripen nicely; the heads
are full and the berry is plump.aud
if it were not for the stand being
thin t'he crop would be U to the
average. Harvesting will Imxoiiic
general this week. OaLs arc tin
usually promising in all sections,
except about Cottage Grove, hi
Lane county, where for some un
known cause a number of ficldti
have topped filling and the plant
has suddenly turned a light color,
"Pull repotts from tho hop sec
tions Indicate a fairly good crop
Which, taking Into Consideration
the increased acreage, will fall but
slightly below that of last year.
There arc many stunted hills, prob
ably caused by frost in March, but
those that came up are in as thrifty
and promising condition as could
be wished for.
"Minor crops, uoh as corn, po
tatoes, onions, sugar, beets and gar
dens, are doing nicely. Pruit also
continues promising, and a large
crop of pears and primes is now al
most n certainty,"
The Bend Orchestra is working
overtime on some new music just
received, pud which has not lcett
heard so far in this locality. It is
the intention of the orchestra to
produce this new music at the Rend
Mercantile Company's grand open
ing on next Tuesday afternoon,
July 28. following is the
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feliotllKlic "Jolly llckanlnnln" -.Howard
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Mareti "f.lrr IlitCounterilgii" . ....Seouton
Tro-Mp-"In It To Win" ,.,..-,....,-,. Lrlntilon
This programme will commence
a't 2:30 o'clock sharp, and It Is pre
sumed its rendition will consume
about two hours.
Manager Grant has secured the
services of the orchestra fbr the
evening also and will give a free
dance in the hall over the com
pany's store, as has been announced
before in these columns. This ball
will commence at 830 otlock and
continue till midnight.
The public is invited to attend.
I licrtbr notify all ptTont nJ liquor dealer
not to Mil tut aur more Intoxicating liquors un-
Itr Mnally iiflbe law.
l'llcil In thif office July 7, 190J.
juittcc or the I'eace.
C. E. McDowell.
Electric Lights Throughout the
All White Help.
Chas. S. Edwards, M. D.'
rilYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
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drop into .the
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finest lines of
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