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ElkiM (h King,
WE WANT THE TRADE
Ofuvuryoncnt Ilund and its vicinity, mid arc willing lo moot you nil
more tliiin half way to got it.
Wc know that after trading with us once there will be no rouble
about securing your sulmquuiit orders.
Wc will give your
The same attention and prompt shipment that wc would were you pros
out in pantou.
Wa will Mil you nothing but first-class goods nt as low a price as it is
Hwibl6 to make, ipiality boing considered.
.Send us a trial order.
SUHSCRIHF. FOR Till?
THE BEND BULLETIN.
BOTH PAPERS $2.00 PEI YEAR.
You Cnti't Atlss
M. C. AWBREY'S SALOON
IN MWCIIl'TIIS, OKItUON.
Stonewall, Monogram and Kentucky
Olympia Beer and Fine Cigars.
City Heat Market.
j. 1. wiwt. rrp.
MEATS OP ALL KINDS
Mutter, Hggs, Poultry,
Potatoes, Vegetables in Season.
Nonrly opposite Pilot llutte Inn
All kinds of wagon work done.
Horseshoeing a Specialty
Shop Opposite Sclioolhotno.
J. Al. LAWRENCE,
U. H COMMIHtUONHK.
Nolnry PutillCi Insurance, Township
Plain for Upper Deschutes Valley.
). !'. IIMLKNAI' M I) ClMS. 8. MllWAKIM M. I).
Drs. Belknap & Edwards,
PHYSICIANS AND SURQIK
Offlff nt Hear of Wlnne V' Drug Wore.
Will practice In all
coiirla in the Hate,
M. R. BIGGS,
V, H. Coium(lonrr.
I.aml illinjt and proofa uf all VliuU, office on
Irccl leading to umrtlimi.c.
John Bloss reports that the chip
mucks out in 1 5-n arc Irish; at
least they have a great liking for
jiotatoes and dig the tubers out of
the ground with great thorough
ness. The small rodents like the
potatoes young and tender and do
not wait for them to mature. . Mr,
Bloss planted- oir his' homtstend this
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season jottttocs, carrots and turnips.
All grew well but the harvest of
olntoe.i went to the chipmunks.
They didn't seem to fancy the other
vegetables. However, it is pre
sumed that with larger clearings
the chipmucks will cease to trouble
the vegetables. Thin is Mr. Moss's
first year on his homestead uud he
has only about two acres tilled.
He will have about five acres in
crop next season. He smys he has
the Iwst homesteader's cabin in
Crook county, of hewn logs put
together so tight that they bafllc
even mice. This makes a warm
and comfortable house.
Mr. Moss has groat faith in the
agricultural productiveness of this
country. He says it has not had a
fair show yet and nobody knows
what it will do, The fine crops of
grain raised on farms a few miles
northwest of Heud this year show
that projwr cultivation of the soil '
will bring results. Of course water
is essential in some places but it
may le hud. To stir the soil and
take care of the crop is the main
thing, however, for many localities
that arc not popularly regarded as
promising. Nature will do its part
if the farmer will do his.
Tito School Rhetorical,
For the rhetorical exercises at
the Heud school last Friday the
following programme was followed
and it was in all respects creditable:
Nellie Iiarnes, "Mary's Bird";
John Dorrance, "The Happy Fami
ly"; Cecelia Cottor, "The Sun
beam"; Anncta Cottor, "The Snow
storm"; Margaret Wiest "The
Mrd"; Lynn Marsh, "Pictures of
Memory"; Fred Lucas, "The Last
The next exercises of this charac
ter will be next Friday afternoon,
and all school patrons arc invited
Harry Broker spent half the
week in Prlneville. He now wears
glasses to' help his eyesight.
CI.IJVU l)ONKI!l. ACOUIITIH).
Circumstantial Ijvldcncc Did not Con
vince the Jury.
Ah was forecast by The Hullctln
lost week, Clove Donkcl was ac
quitted of the murder of his father,
the jury Ixilng out eight hours be
fore agreeing ujwii a verdict. There
was no direct evidence to connect
the sou with the murder of the
father. The circumstantial evi
dence, though strong, was greatly
discounted by the well known
character of the old man, which
was brought out in the testimony
nt this trial. The possible doubt
its to the main fact, coupled with
the probability of justification if
the main charge wore true, Mcmtd
eventually to carry the day with
the jury, and a verdict of acquittal
was filially agreed ujk)h.
The verdict was rendered Friday
night. AccomtKinicd by his broth
ers and sisters, Clcve Donkcl came
out from Prineville Saturday and
Monday he went up the river. It
is said tlmt the young folks will
soon build a house mid establish
their home on their claim a short
distance below Heud.
Indian Who Values Ills Tlmo.
Jackson Kulps, n prosperous
Indian from thu warm Springs
agency, spent Saturday stud Sun
day in Heud on his way back from
a hop-picking visit to Lane county.
He was accompanied by his wife
and two young sous. They had 14
horses Along with them and found
it not an easy matter to rustle
forage for the animals, and they
were duly grateful for free pastur
age in the Drake field on the west
side of the river.
Kulps says his visit to the valley
this year was a waste of time. Too
man) persons were engaged In hop-
picking, The pay per box was
good enough, but the term of pick
ing was too short. Kulps got in
but four days, a ico-acre hop yard
being clcuued up in that time. His
earnings were $n. He says he
could have stayed at home and
sold $100 worth of stuff from liis
ranch 111 the time wasted by going
to the Willamette valley.
It is a decided novelty to find an
Indian regretting the waste of hit.
Kulps has a ranch of 300 acres a
dozen miles to thu northwartl of the
Warm, Springs agency. He has
100 acres under cultivation and
good building. He intends to get
a lot of cattle and graze the laud
not actually under plow. He raises
hay, grain and vegetables and sells
chiefly to the agency. He likes
farming and says he can make
much money by it. However, his
frugul sjwuse hud gloves to sell
Improving Snow Creek Ditch.
The Snow Creek Irrigation Com
pany, of which M. C. Awbrey is
president, Thomas Arnold secretary
and William Fryrear treasurer, is
about to make considerable im
provements in its irrigation plant.
The lake at the head of the Throe
Creeks ditch, which originally cov
ered 160 acres and has been given
an additional iirea of about 30 acres
by n dam eight feet tall, will
probably be added to and the head
gates will be rebuilt and Improved.
A good deal of general repair work
along the course of the ditch will
ulso be done this fall, This irri
gation enterprise serves an import
ant district that is as yet not much
developed, but there is a notable
movement that way.
Uenil-Prlnevlllo Road Change.
It has practically been decided,
subject to the approval of the
county court next week, that the
Priueville-Bend county road will
be changed so as to run west into1
Hrondwny, in the Lytlo townsite.
Than from the vicinity o( C. J.
Cotter's ho'usc, it will pass south
ward into th present county road
along the river, Instead of ascend
ing the hill to Wall street, in the
Heud townsite, on the present route
between the Pilot Butte Inn and
the livery barn, it will mm up near
where "Dad" West's cottage is and
join Wall street a little to the north
ward of the sclioolliottsc. This
will give the desired room for the
Pilot Hutte Development Company's
John Bios is down from his
claim for a few days.
Mrs. A. M. Drake and Mrs. J.
M. Lawrence and Marion were in
Prineville Tuesday and Wednes
day. Mrs. Glen Marsh left Tuesday
morning for Weblake, Wisconson,
her husband joining her at Spok
ane. The coldost of the season was
last night, when the mercury went
down to 18 above zero. Hut the
air is dry and there is no discomfort.
Horses that put up at the Pilot
Hutte livery barn now have their
choice of timothy, clover or oata
liny, each the best of its kind and
plenty of it.
J. N. and Harry Hunter return
ed Wednesday night from their
week's trip up the river. They re
port that Forestry Agent Kent is
now camped near Roslaud.
Work on the Pilot Hutte Devel
opment Company's flume progresses
satisfactoilry and it promises to be
completed by Thanksgiving day.
That vill get the water to Heud
J. F. Moore, the laud attorney of
The Dalles, registered at the Pilot
Hutte Inn Monday. He came in
to look at some land out south but
was misled by his guide and did not
get to see it.
"Dad" West now runs a deliver)
rig in connection with his market.
He alec takes orders and delivers
for the Heud Mercantile Company
and he finds the growing trade
keeps him pretty busy.
Mr. Drake will reach home to
morrow after an absence of over
two months, most of which time was
spent in Portland. He went to
Ogdcn to attend the irrigation con
gress and ran up to Seattle to visit
a cousin a day or two.
R. F.. Warner, of Browmsville,
who spent some time as n guest of
the Lucases a few weeks ago, is
likely to return and take a ranch
iu the Sisters neighborhood next
summer and he will probably go
into the sheep business.
Charles A. Stauburrough left
Wednesday morning for Portland,
where he will spend about two
weeks with relatives. He goes at
this time to le present at the wed
ding of his sister, which will take
place next Wednesday.
Misses Nola and Grace Kever,
daughters of John L. Kever, arriv
ed Wednesday from Hakersville. N.
C, to join the family here. They
had a pleasant journey, though
they were 1 1 days on the road. All
the members of the family are now
The three Roberts boys, Thomas,
Hlwood and Millsou, expect to
leave In a few days for up-river
points. Milson and Elwood have
claims they wish to prepare for win
ter. Cyrus J. Sweet and Nels
Rasmusseu will also go on a simi
lar mission. All will return in a
week or two and stay with the P
IJ. D. Co's. flume work until it
shall be completed. Then they
will go up to their claims for tlnJ
Mr. and Mm. F. W. Dustan, b(
CIarksf.011, Wash., arrived 1W
day night to look after some land
interests In this section. The Dus
tans arc old friend of John Moss,
both having come Wast from North
Mta Maud Vandevert, who has
been visiting with her friend Miss
Bertha Jory, during the past two
weeks, left Thursday on her return
to her home at Lava. She will
stop on Willow creek to visit friends
a few days on her way homo.
Harney Lewis and Kd Brock left
Tuesday morning, the former for a
mouth's visit with his people frt
Portland, and the latter for The
Dalles, where he expects to get
work. They went out with Freigh
ters Bates and Lytic and formed a
The Dultilh News Tribune of
October 4 published a portrait of
Neil Smith, of Superior, as one of
the pioneer curlers of this country.
Mr Smith visited Bend last sum
mer and is interested in land claims
in the Deschutes valley. He is n
brother-in-law of James Hunter.
He will soon return here to go on
Mrs. Harshman's residence at
the Lytic townsite is ncaring com
pletion. It is 20x24 feet on the
ground and two stories high.
Rena West and Charles Brock Iravc
the foundation laid for their saloon
building. Stcidl & Reed arc put
ting up an office building 30x60',
which will also be used for store
room. John Tingman is preparing
to open a feed yard there.
Chauncey P. Becker says the
second surveyor of Great Northern
railway antecedents has been ex
amining the country on the wesb
side of the Deschutes recently. He
did not intimate that any railroad
significance attached to his visit,
but he admitted that he was look-"
ing for desirable property to buy.
George and Frank Bogue came
down the river Tuesday and left
next day for a load of winter sup
plies. Tbey were accompanied by
their uncle, William Bogue, who
recently came over from the
Willamette valley to spend the win
ter on the Deschutes, where there
is good health to burn.
J. N. Moore and his nephew, of
Long Creek, arrived In Bend Mon
day night with 30 horses, which
they horded at Pilot butte. In the
morning the horses were gone,
having taken the back track to
Prineville. They were mostly
marcs bearing the box x and J 4
brands. They had been started for
Southern Oregon but it had been
concluded to take them across to
the Willamette valley for market.
Last night immediately after ar
riving at the Bend Mercantile store
and while the driver and others
were engaged in unloading the
stage of its express and freight, the
stage team sudden ly started on the
run at break-neck speed down Wall
street. It did not stop its gait un
til it had come squarely against a
small pine about a quarter of a
m He south of Mr. Wiest's. Here
it was caught up with by the driver
and prevented from doing further
Timber '.and, Act June j, 8;8.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
V. 8. lAUi Office, '.nLcvlcw, Oregon,
September aS, ijoj.
Notice U hereby given that In compliance with
the ptovhloiu 01 the Act of Congre of June A,
1&7H, entitled, "An net for the note oftliubcr land
in the atatca of California, Oregon, Nevada, and
Waahlngtou Territory," a extended to all the
public laud tatc by Act of Auguat a, 1891,
Albert tt Pnraon.
of Duckley, county of Fierce, atate of Washing.
ton, na nicuiuimaoiocc jita a worn atatcmeui
N01&61, for the purchase of the awqr aec 31, tp
1) a, r 16 e, w m,
And will offer Droof to allow that the laud
aought It more valuable for ita timber or atone
than for agricultural purpoaea, aud to catabtl.lt
hla claim to aald land before J. J. Smith,
County Clerk, al rrjueville. Oregon 011 WcdncaJ
bay, the 16th day of December, liWJ-
11c iiamei a wttneaieai Kobcrt I. McMurtrey,
llyrou Cady, 1. 1 Alllugham aud Ora 1'olndexUr,
all of 1'rlnevllle, Oregon,
An) and alt peraona claiming adversely the
abovedeicrtbed land are reoueated to file their
claima in thla office ou or before the aald 16th day
of IXciubcr,'i90J ... .v. . .
oirdtf .'M.tlR.VTTAIN RtgUter.