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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (July 14, 1910)
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Published at the “ Hub City ” o f Central Oregon
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RKDMOND, CROOK COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY. JULY 14. IMO
o f the best jxhihita grown in the
Redmond District All kinds of
crops in this district show sn ex
cellent growth this season, and
the exhibit will be a surprise to
even people who live here and
sre in touch with whst can be
Weather Has Been
!*retty Warm .
1 ju t week and this the weath
er man haa been giving the peo
ple in the Redmond District a
touch o f hot weather. The ther
mometer hlt9 been hanging
IN THE MOUNTAINS around the nineties, and during
the middle o f the day it made a
person wish he could “ take off
hi* flesh and sit »m ood in his
Sappooed to Hr l>orating
Umert". It is the Iwat kind o f
Nfw Route Into
growing weather for the crops
New Building» Are Being Put Up In
All Part« o f the City o f Redmond—
.Remarkable Growth In Past Few
Month»—Scarcity o f Lumber Re
tard» Operation»— Many Build and
Live in Comfortable Tent House»
buildings that are now under con
struction or nearly completed,
and does not Include the large
numtier that have been built since
Itottrr Mail Facilities
Redmond need* a direct daily
mail service from Hhaniko via
Madras and ne«d* it at once to
pro|M*rly expedite the p«jetii] bus!-
neaa at thia place. The bu*inc*a
at the Redmond postotflee ia in
creasing daily and an improved
service on the arrival and dis
NEW ENGINE A!»SO
patching o f mail* ia an absolute
ON THE (»ROUND
necessity. It ia undcrstixid that
the matter o f the betterment of
mail schedules for K<<dmond ia
bring considered by the postal Work at the Redmond New
department, and it is hoped that
Water l*lant Going
satisfactory results will soon be
And Being Placed
In Po»ition at
There Is more building g o in g !o f 0. C McDowell on south
The 10.000 gallon Unk for the
on at the present time in Red- Sixth street
The building i* of
Word w u received here 1 m t
Crook County Water. U ght St
mond than any in other town in sufArient siie to accommodate
Thursday frum Sinter», twenty
Power Co. o f thia city, arrived
More lumber the demands made u|*m it
mile» west o f here, from » rvli
here last week and is being plac
C. Kb ret Is having plana pre-
able aourtv. that a crew o f five Home of Redmond Hank of Ia an absolute necessity here.
in |*»iition. The large gasoline
If the necessary amount of lum-1 pared for an addition to hia rvai- First Meeting of New City engine is alao on the ground, and
men in charge o f Hilly Maww.
Government U Held
tier could be secured contractors dence in the northeastern part of
had been located at Sinter* for
will be used to pump water from
state that over 60 new buildings town.
aeveral day» taking elevation*
the company's well that waa re
would be commenced at once.
W. Caughey is considering
and recnnnoilering. It ia atated .
cently sunk to a depth o f 445
for a new modern residence
the party ia working in the inter-
feet, and which produces an un
The new building for the home soon be started in operation a he contemplates building on hia
The first meeting of the new limited supply o f excellent water.
«•st» o f the Hill people, a* Mason
ia known to be connected with of the R«<dmond Hank of Com few miles from Redmond to re- property in the southern part of ly elected city council o f Red
The com|»any has the pipe on
; the city.
mond was held Tuesday evening, the ground to pipe the whole
Porter Bros., contractor! for merce is now nearing completion lieve the immediate needs.
and it is expected the bank will
Many o f the newcomers a re ! The Courtright house in the and an adjournment taken until city, and the work o f digging
building the Hill line in this
tent houses, ranging a ll; western part o f the city ia near Wednesday night.
At the first maina and laying the pipe will
tion. All o f the party are very
took the aoon begin. The dynamo for tha
reticent aa regard» the object of
their work and their destination,
electric light plant ia in Shaniko,
but the quiet visit» o f a number and o f attractive design. The up three to four feet from the! Mrs t/mderbeck is building an were introduced, and an organi- and it ia expected the lighting
o f men from the ouUtde to the lower floor will be occupied by ground, have hoard fi«xw* and attractive bungalow cottage on islion partially perfected.
system will be completed in
A license ordinance introduced time to turn on the juice in about
Maaon camp lend» significance the bank, and the upper floor double Ays on top o f the tent North Sixth street that Contrac
provide« for an un u a) license of six weeks.
to the idea that the party ia on haa been made into offices. The which keeps the inside of the tor Gotter has nearly finished.
l)r. Rhodcmeyrr V * recently $400 for nearMiecr establish
important business. It waa learn building has been wired fur elec tent cool. A tent house of this
The company is now working
ed from one o f the Maeon party tricity and a system o f plumbing 1 kind make« a coni summer reel- completed a residence in the Eh- ments.
on their power project at Cline
At the Wednesday night meet Falls whero they will ultimately
that a full surveying crew was put in to connect with the city denre. and aa muat o f them an* , rvt addition,
The furniture located near a juniper tree there 1 J. 0 . Hanson, one o f the pro- ing Mayor White appointed the
in the mountains near Sister» water system.
develop a capacity of 25.000 horse
working east, and that that par and furnishings for the bank will ia plenty o f shade during the hot grrsaiv^anchers living 3 miles various standing commit ten. the power. This power will be util
ty was also working in the Hill be the finest in this section of days. There are about 75 of north o f Redmond, ia making a names o f which will be printed ised in units, and the first unit
the state. A safety deposit vault these tent houses in Redmond number o f substantial building next week.
will be 7.500 horse power and
The regular meeting nighU of ready in the spring.
The Corvaitta It Eastern rail ia one o f tl.e accessories o f the in-J now and some of them are quite j improvements on hia place.
road. which is now controlled by •titution. and some o f the safety dahoraU*
W. It Smith ia building a com- the council will be the second and
Cline Falla ia four miles from
the Harnman interests, had three
fortable residence in the south fourth Tuesday nights o f each Redmond, and it is the purpose
merce la building an attractive western part of the city.
survey* run into this section sev rived.
eventually to alao get the water
eral years ago for the purpose o f
supply for the city from the Des
P. L Smith haa built a 32x50
o f Sixth and D streets. The building on the corner o f (Uh and Publication Day
building a road into Crook county
chutes river at that point
buiMing ia %x&C feet, two stories F streets which will be occupied of Spokesman
Three hundred lights will be
to connect up with the Southern
in Redmond at first
Pacific mad at Albany. It ia the
The Redmond Spokesman ia
by a restaurant, tailor shop and
200 for sale, and 100 Tunpiten
'floor and M font ceilings on the •oft drink place.
opinion o f those who have been
published Thursday o f each week lights will he used by the city in
Modern improve- j Hlirry Kry ,u t ww?k ^ , „ , , 1 ^ . The inside pages gu to press
keeping in touch with railroad af-
lighting the streets. The Crook
fairs in this section, that if the All Kih la of Fruita Proaaiae menu throughout will enter in to ,* , , building on flth between K Tuesday
two County Water. u Light
g n i k Power
Hill people contemplate bringing
An AbundmAt Yield
night so as to «ml was sil financed here, and it
J. W. 'Aoodruff haa nearly *d for a modern barber shop, and cd Wednesday
a route over the mountains into
is the intention to push lorwa-d
completed hia store buildmg^n m ft drink place.
the Sisters and Redmond coun
reach all subscribers the current the projects o f the company aa
Sixth between D and h stre n ^ ^ . The #bove are some o f the week.
try it will force the hand o f the
rapidly as possible.
The building ia 25x1/2 feet a n d ^
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Harriman people and compel
Fruit o f all kinds looks re haa a deck built on the first floor
them to ext«md the Corvallis A
well in the Redmond that increases the capacity of
Eastern road from its present
the prospects are fa the building fully one-half. Mr.
terminus on the other side o f the
a very satisfactory Woodruff will put a furniture and
mountains and build through to
C. N. Ehret five grocery store in the building.
Redmond to f«>rm a junction with
t ie Deschutes railroad at that
old apple trees are loaded thia 60 building on 7th between D and
year. On the J. A. Wright place, E street». He will install a wood
miles southwest of Redmond working plant for the manufac
New Voting Precinct
the trees are ao heavily laden ture o f furniture, kitchen cabi
with apples that it ia necessary nets. saah. doors, etc.
The City of Redmond was ta k -!to prnp up the branches to pre
Thea R. Herkner. the well
en out of the old Redmond voting Vent their breaking off. Small known harness maker, ha* built
precinct, and what ia haft o f the fruits will bear abundantly this a 24x44 building with a 16 foot
old precinct will be called Tethe- year,
the weather condition* addition on his projierty or Sixth j
row precinct, with tha voting have been all that could be do- between E and F streets. Con-
p i» e at the old R<*dmond ranch. aired.
tractor Ben Gotter states the
building will be ready foe occu
Ready to Open
Had a Pleasant
pancy next week.
The Redmond Commerciil Club
is making a number o f Improve
Mr. and Mrs. Tichenor re
ments on their two story building
turned last week Thursday from new «tore building on sixth street
an outing and fishing trip in tha completed this week and will on E street.
The Iam b building. 34x30 feet,
Bh-e Mountains, and report hav open next week to do a cash
Sixth between F and G streets,
ing had a moat enjoyable time. business, with a complete stock
started thia week.
Fishing was excellent, and they o f furniture, household furnish
made a number o f good catches. ings and groceries.
the front and be used as a aeed
and feed store.
New "Hoad” Did
Part o f the lumber ia on the
Highest Market Price for Butter, Eggs and Cream
For the Fair
ground for building the new city
The "h ea d " for The Redmond jail.
Those interested in the fair to
One o f the important buildings
held in Redmond thia fall are l Spokesman did not arrive from
<ing means to secure exhibits 1 Portland in time for this week’s that has been completed in Red
kinds for the event It is issue and a different “ head“ had mond the past few week» is the
garage, repair and machine shop
/ected the fair will show some to be substituted.
LOOK w El JL
The Store That Can Serve
A T OUR STORE we carry a complete
• * * and well selected stock of GEN
ERAL MERCHANDISE that fills the
wants o f the people in this section.
Our prices are always as low as possi
ble consistent with good goods, the only
kind we sell. We want your trade and
invite you to come in and place your
next order with us, feeling assured we
can satisfy you with goods and prices.
EH RET BROS. Redmond