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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 18, 1910)
THE REDMOND SPOKESMAN
Published at the “ Hub City ” of Central Oregon
$1.50 PER YEAR
REDMOND, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1910
VOI. 1. No. «
Activity in the
Phoenix. "We have the country
der construction from u Junction
opportunities here and out
with the main line of the (). It.
people are going to take ail-
A N. near the mouth of the Des
of them." he concluded.
chutes river, up the Deschutes
river to Madras and thence to
Getting Ready to
Redmond, a distance of ateut IliTi
miles. The extension southward
Put On Water
would he approximately HO miles
J. J. Ellinger has had survey
in length, and form a junction
at work in Ellinger’s Addi
with the Southern Pacific prolia-
running lines to bring in wa
bly at or near Odell, or Crescent.
the weatof the addition
The Southern Pacific has con
purposes. As soon
struction forces at both the Kla
later can be se
math and Natron ends of the
ditches will be
I cut-off. hut the middle section is
| not yet covered,
land Prim 111*1» Except in the
Is Pleased With
JUDGE I j OVKTT SAYS
"One drawback to railroad de
IS TO BE RESUMED
LAND PRICKS If Hill velopment that I noticed." said
Charles S. Hoffman of Ruston,
Louisania, was in Redmond last
Judge I/ivett, "was the high ment of Redmond realty has been as the Lucien M. Lewis ranch. Bancroft.
week and invested in city prop
: price which some of the large quite
active and a number of This sale wax made by Mr. Ellin- C. H. Brown bought 25 feet on erty on C street tetween Fifth
land owners in Central Oregon sales were
made to residents and ger. Mr. McMickle and wife the east side of Sixth near C and Sixth streets. The deal was Expeeted Grade to Be Com-
lie Says Settlement Is Re* I have placed on their holdings.
residents. The prices, while were in Redmond several days street.
made through the Deschutes Val pleted to Madras by
Urded Owing To Ex- | Except in the Redmond District, non
Realty Co. of thia city.
where land prices are reasonable healthy growth.
Hoffman was well pleased
' considering the conditions of that . One of the non residents to in plates locating here in' business Sixth and B streets of J. J. Ellin-
with Redmond and surrounding
section. WhCeinosi hi the tend vest in busihea». property wjis next spring.
One condition that ap
is under irrigation, prices are be Charles S. Hoffman of Kusum, Dig of the important and sig .Margaret S. Golden of Colville, pealed to him,
he said, was that* Confirmation of the reports
Extension of the DciehutM ing held too high.
country around frequently published that it is
Railroad from Redmond, to which "My info—ration on this point
well settled up the plan to extend the Oregon
l»int it ia now under ronatrue- | was gained from inquiries as to and C streets. Mr. Hoffman has
tkm, to a connection with the ¡prices at which certain lands
Line across the Cascade
confidence in the future of streets from E. B. Applegate, a streets, and will soon begin the growth. He also realizedPtfili Trunk
Klamath Natron cut off ia the in* were held, and I may have been every
of a comfortable home Redmond was a city with a bright Rogue River to Valley was jp given
trillion of the Hamm an line»», ac misinfoitned," continued Mr. Redmond and is well pleased recent arrival. It is rumored erection
that the Ehretswil) build on this there.
future, and congratulated the recently by John F. Stevens,
cording to Judge Rotert S. Lov- l»vett "Rut I was told that in with
Judge J. A. Wilcox bought two property
owners on their conser
ett. president of the Hurrimun the high, dry farming country H. H. Me.Mickle, a Northern property, though nothing definite residence
lots on the comer of
of the road.
system, in an interview in Port east of the Deschutes one com Pacific conductor from Tacoma, can be learned in the matter. Seventh and Ash streets in El- vatism in keeping the price of president
into Medford, the
an old friend of J. J. Ellin- Mayor F. M. White bought two linger’s addition and will build real estate within reasonable fig Pacific & Eastern,
land last week.
pany having large holdings has and
Judge lxivett was otherwise placed a price of $100 and up g»-r of this city, bought HO acres business lots on the corner of an attractive residence at once. ures so that persons of limited by the same interests
means could invest
nnn-commita! an to the (wilding ward on every acre that can be
the ground for «commodiousres
intentions of the liariiman linen plowed. In the Palouse country Pleased With the
idence and barn he will build on
in interior Oregon. Neither was and in Idaho lands, concerning Redmond Booklet
his place west of the city.
he prepared to outline the route the productive quality of which City Recorder Phoenix is in re
easterly direction from Medford
John Tinner will build a 32x50
or indicate what Jxiinta would be there is no uncertainty, mny be ceipt of a letter from Ixjuis W.
for a distance of 15 miles, and an
barn on his place north of the
purchased for $70 and upward. Hill, president of th« Great North
of 16 miles to Butte
city. He has the lumber now on
"I am not suggesting any so ern railroad, in which he expres-
Previous Relief Confirmed
The statement concerning the merely referring to them as con of the Redmond illustrated book
Musical and Literary Pro "It is a part of our general
extension south from this city ditions
gram to Be Presented construction plans in Oregon to
must be considered lets. Mr. Hill requested that the
gives confirmation to a general liefore that
Redmond Commercial Club send
build the Oregon Trunk railway
lielief that has existed that the
into that country."
him all the booklets they could
through to a connection with the
& Roberts. general mer-
Deschutes road would not stop roads
Taken all the way through spare and he would see that the
Pacific & Eastern,” said Mr.
here, but would be continued Judge
expressed himself literature was placed where it
We would hare no use
southward to a junction with the as well Isivett
satisfied with his trip in would bring good returns.
detached railway in
line building northward from to Central
Oregon, and saw a
such as the
great future for this section of
their store that greatly improve tainment in the school house Fri Pacific & Eastern. The
Spokesman for job printing.
The Deschutes road is now un the state.
the looks of the place and also day evening, August 26th begin- Trunk will probably absorb
SCARCITY OF LUMBER work to the convenience of the ning at 8 o’clock sharp. An int Medford railway and
eresting and varied program has road be known as
RETARDS PROGRESS i proprietors.
The partition that ran through E>een prepared, consisting of lit Trunk.”
the center of the store has been erary and musical numbers. Dur Mr. Stevens aAtfstated
removed, thus making one large ing the evening lemonade and grading is not in progress west
room. This gives about 30 feet cake will te served. The price of Butte Falls on the Pacific &
A Number of Substantial additional
space at the rear of of admission is 25 cents, children Eastern, and that the resump
Buildings Will Be
fie store for the display of goods. under 10 years free, and the pub- tion of construction south of
! The grocery department has teen lic generally is invited. Follow Bend would probably begin be
removed to the rear, and a com ing is the program:
fore further work was undertak
plete rearrangement of the goods Prayer—Rev. Fox.
en on the western end of the
in other departments will be Music -Orchestra.
On the Oregon Trunk Line the
There is no let up in building made.
operations in Redmond, and the
Vocal Duet Misses Smith and grade, it is expected, will be ful
ly completed to Madras by Sep
only reason there is not more of
tember 15. Between September
it being done at the present time
Reading Miss Harader.
is on account of scarcity of lum
Instrumental Duet — Messrs. 1 and September 5 the car ferry
at the mouth of the Deschutes,
ber. With the completion of the
Roberts Bros, saw mill at Sisters
Instrumental Music - Miss which will be operated pending
the situation will be somewhat Many People Preparing to Brown.
the completion of the bridge
the Columbia at Celilo,
Come to This Section
will te ready to begin transport
G. W. Ferris has commenced
in Short Time
Dialogue - "Woman's Rights ing rails across the river.
the erection of a 25x50 foot build
Convention" Mrs. Sherwood, The first 70 miles of grade are
ing on Seventh between D and E
Misses Covert Brown and Whit now ready for the rails. One
streets, that will be occupied as
hundred miles of steel are now
a feed store. Ben Gotter has the City Recorder Wm. G. Phoenix i ney.
the way and there are on hand
who recently returned from an
ties sufficient to lay 65 miles of
The M. E. church building is extended trip in the eastern part ment—Miss Pratt
track. Track laying will begin
getting well under way under the of the state, was greatly pleased Reading—Mrs. Harader.
early in September, and will pro
supervision of Contractor Ben at the favorable expressions he Guitar Solo Mrs. Adams.
Gotter. The auditorium will be heard in that section regarding Vocal Duet- Messrs. McEwing ceed at the rate of 1 j miles a day.
The distance to Madras is about
32x50 feet, lecture room 15x24. Redmond and the Redmond Dis and Aldredge.
110 miles, so more than 2 months
and an octagon alcove back of trict
will be consumed in laying rails
the pulpit 4x18 feet. The belfry The people in the eastern part Instrumental Miss Smith.
before Madras is reached.
will be nearly 50 feet high.
of the state, said Mr. Phoenix, Reading—Mr. Hunt
Grading south of Madras is
H. M. Smith has nearly com are well posted as to the progress Mixed Quartet
rapidly, and it is plan
pleted a comfortable four room and resources of this section, and
the grade to Crooked
cottage on Seventh between C a large number of representative Pleasant Trip
for the rails by the
men with whom he talked stated Over Mountains
and D streets.
is completed to
were much impressed wilh
The new building on south they
then be haul
future possibilities of Red Guy E. Dobson, president of
Sixth street for the Lamb Feed the
and would visit the city the Redmond Bank of Commerce,
Co. will E>e completed and ready mond
this fall if possible, and if they who was married in Portland on
for occupancy this week.
not come then they certainly August 4th, arrived home last
It is understood that Mr. Shu- | did
come when the railroad Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Dobson mond, wh®re grading also is in
holm has plans drawn for a 24x24 was completed
came in over the mountains, and progress.
brick residence in the eastern Mr. Phoenix to said
Highest Market Price for Butter, Eggs and Cream
that the the trip consumed five days. Mr.'
part cf the city.
widespread and convincing pub Dobson states that both he and Going to the
J. A. Wilcox contemplates the
that Redmond has had his wife enjoyed the trio immen- Mountain«
erection of a residence in Ellin- licity
through bookUt ant
G. L. Ehlers, cashier of the
ger’s Addition at an early date. circulationwxs begi
Mrs. M. S. Golden also has
plans for the building of a resi
dence on her .»roperty she lately now before the rush\
bought in Ellinger’s Addition. for Remond.
The addition to Norwood & "Investor« and 1«|
Mendenhall’« store on Sixth just as sure to flock S
O R E G O N street
was completed this week. ere many month« go
F. G. Bancroft has lumber on will run-down nil'.
TO BE EXTENDED
Line Is to Join the
Une Will Be
Number of Sales and Transfers Made During
the Past week and the Market Shows Healthy
Tone—Favorable Business Sites Selling Well
DOOM STILL ON
M. E. LADIES
in Different Parts
of the City
NEW ARRIVAL OF
We have lately received and put on sale the
most complete and up to date line of
Men’s Clothing and Furnishings
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods
Men’s and Women’s Shoes
Wool and Cotton Blankets
Ladies’ Auto Veils
and a number of other articles in the General
Merchandise line ever brought to Redmond.
We invite you to come in and inspect this
stock for we feel assured we can please you
both with goods and prices.
E H R E T B R O S.
Everything in General Merchandise
REDMOND IS !