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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 25, 1910)
The Redmond Spokesman
Published at the “ Hub City ” of Central Oregon
VO L 1.
REDMOND, CROOK COUNTY. OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 191*
DEAL IS MADE
To K. B. Applegat« 60x100 foot
on the HootEiwent corner of Sixth
und C HtreetH, for $1860.
I Alno a piece o f pro|>erty 100
feet H(|uare on the corner of
Fourth und C utreotM to a Japan*
one who in intere*ted in securing
favorable property Hite« in Red-
the growing crops are suffering.
Ami that is the !>cauty o f living
in an irrigated section no mat
ter how warm the weather is,
there is ulways plenty o f water
to take care o f the crops. Moral:
Come to the Redmond country.
OF NEW TOWN
W . M c C a ffe ry C O D N IS T S
County Judge Ellis and County That Has Recently
Bay ley recently
returned from a trip to Eugene
where they had been conferring
to the North
with the county court in regard
Railroad Officials Receiving to repairing the old McKenzie
road across the Cascade moun
InquirieM About the
tains so as to put it in condition
for travel with teams and autos.
BRINGS GOOD PRICE
On the Crook county end of the
road, work is progressing, and
Transcontinental railway offi | will be about completed late this
cers urc receiving many inquiries 1 fall. It is the intention to have
'Considerable Activity Re alsnit the colonist rates to the | this road in good condition for
('oast which will go into effect travel early next year.
cently In Farm Realty
September 16. and the out-
and City Lots
j look for a very heavy volume of Entertainment
travel is considered good.
The rates will be in effect for
Do not forget that the Ladies
30 days and will apply between
During the past few day* F. the same points and at the same Aid of the M. K. Church are to
W. McCaffery of thia city has figures as in the spring.
(have a musical and literary en
Hold a large amount o f fnrrn real
"W e are looking for a big col tertainment in the schoolhouse
ty in the vicinity o f Redmond.
onist travel," said A. D. Charl tomorrow night. The ladies, as
Thin week he sold the Alex ton, assistant general passenger sisted by volunteers, have ar
Thompson ranch o f one Hection, agent o f the Northern Pacific at ranged an interesting program,
went of Redmond, to S. E. Smith Portland. "The excessive heat and those wishing to puss an
who liven 6 miles south o f the experienced in the east this sum evening o f enjoyment will be
city, for $16.000. There are 300 mer will turn attention to the sure to attend.
ncres under cultivation, and the cooler west. In many fruit dis only 25 cents for adults, and
lai.ee of the land is susceptible tricts in the east the crop this children under 10 years, free.
year is almost a failure, while During the evening cake and
Mr. McCaffery also sold the Oregon will harvest the best lemonade will be served.
fruit crop it ever had. These
The Carey ranch 2 miles east are two conditions that will Has a Fine Ranch
o f Sisters, 160 acre*, to Mr. bring many homeseekers to the
Whitluvk for $4000 cash.
west this fall ami there ure sev
One * f the productive ranches
A desert claim o f 120 acres 4 eral others."
near Redmond is that o f C. R.
mil«^ east of Sisters for $3">00.
McLallin. Mr. McLallin has had
Eighty acres in the Powell The Continued
raising all kinds * f fruits
Buttes section to Krnnk Kelly for
and his garden products he
a valuable consideration.
Old timers in this section state | brings t* Redmond readily find
Fifty feet frontage on the cor
ner of Sixth and C streets in this that this summer has witnessed a quick sale. Aside from rais-
city, to Khret Bros, who have al the longest dry spell in their re ! ing the altove he has each year
ready l**gun excavation work for collection. with the exception of ! cut a large crop o f hay from his
While the weather place, and this season will break
the two story brick building they one year.
has been very warm, none of his former records.
will erect there.
SECTION OP I j VNI)
Rutes This Full
NEW AR RIVA L OF
W e 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
W ool and Cotton Blankets
Ladies’ Auto Veils
and a number of other articles in the General
Merchandise line ever brought to Redmond.
W e invite you to come in and inspect this
stock for we feel assured we can please you
both with goods and prices.
Highest Market Price for Butter, Eggs and Cream
Everything in General Merchandise
$1.50 PER YEAR
Initiative Measure No. 328
IS D IVISIO N POINT
ON OREGON TRUNK
For Constitutional Amendment
Understood That the K. R.
People Will Put in
giving to cities and towns ex
clusive power to license, regu
Civil Engineer F. I. Phoenix of
this city, returned last week from
the new town o f Metolus that he
had finished surveying and plat
Metolus is located 6 miles south
of Madras, and is on the east side
of the Oregon Trunk Line and
Deschutes Railroad rights o f way.
There are 200 acres in the
townsite, which is being promot
ed by the Inland Empire Co. who
will place the sale of lots on the
market about October 1st.
Metolus will be the first divis
ion point on the Oregon Trunk
Line. Rnd it is understood that
the railroad people have secured
sufficient land at that point for*
shops and other purposes.
stated that a 48-stall round house
and immense coal bunkers will be
located at this point, and a large
side trackage he laid.
The business streets o f the new
town have been laid out CO feet
late, control, suppress or pro
liquors within the municipality.
THIS W IL L
DO THE W O R K
Big Threshing Outfit For
Powell Butte Man Has
Been Brought In
Prineville Journal. Aug. 18th:
C. H. Foster & Son o f Powell
Butte, arrived Tuesday forenoon
with the largest threshing outfit
that ever came into this part o f
was made by the Gaar Scott peo
ple, has a 28-inch cylinder and
49-inch hue, and is equipped with
a modern and complete stacker
attachment for handling the
The machine is a self-feeder,
and is modern in every respect
The power is furnished by a six-
teen horse traction engine that
is a good roadster as well as a
The machine cost $3000 deliv-
ered here, and has a maximum
capacity o f 3500 bushels o f grain
in a twelve-hour day.
days were consumed in bringing
it in from Shaniko, the entire
trip being made without uncoup
ling the outfit from the engine.
Following the engine there were
two wagons for fuel, etc., be
side the mammoth separator.
The trip down Cow canyon was
made without a hitch. The ma
chine was taken on to Powell
Butt*’ from here and the thresh
ing season will be begun today
at Guy Sears’ place.
there the outfit will move to H.
J. Edwards’ place, and thence
on a regular schedule.
The Fosters have a separtor
from an outfit used by them last
year which will be pressed into
service in case their new one
should m ini re repairs.
the sale of intoxicating
submitting the best oration, o f
not more than 1000 words, to be
delivered at Prineville during
fair week. Subject o f oration to
be "W hy the Saloons Should Not
be Permitted to Exist in Crook
County." The first prize will be
¡$10, and the second $5.00.
Gradings will be marked on com
position, originality, memory, ar
ticulation and general effect.
This contest is open to competi
tors throughout the county, and
it is urged that Redmond have
H. A. Myers, just north o f the
city, Friday evening, September
2nd. All are cordially invited to
attend and see the novel manner
in which refreshments will be
served, and participate in the
festivities o f the evening.
Auto Rides Were
Cheap Coming In
During the recent automobile
war at Shaniko the prices were
all shot to pieces, and in some
instances a person could get
ride from Shaniko to Redmond
or Bend as low as $3.00.
‘ ‘ Bessie Green’
| this rate applied only to one way
—coming in. The regular fare
MORE M EM BERS
The race here last Sunday af- jwas maintained by the auto men
temoon at the race track between *n Ifoing out.
The cut rate war
Snell & Green’s "Bessie Green" has now been discontinued, and
and "Black Bess,"ow ned by Me- the rates are back to the old
Institution Organized Last Clay & Templeton, was won by schedule, 15 cents per mile,
the former. The distance was a
February Is Progress
300 yard dash, and a large crowd Good Words
was in attendance to witness the From Shaniko
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Shaniko Star: E. L Rapp.
who has conducted a clothing
store here during the past year
shipped his goods to Redmond
The Redmond Public Library- Anniversaries
Association was organized the
Last Sunday, at the B. A. Ken- this week and will open
Mr. Rapp has done
latter part o f February this year dai| residence two wedding anni there.
with a limited number o f charter versaries were observed, that of good business here and we are
At present there are 1 Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Buckley.who certain he will do as well at Red-
about 20 members, and it is the have been married 12 years, and mond. He has large acquaint-
desire to increase the member-1 Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Kendall, who ance among the railroad men in
ship at this time. The officers of observed their 9th anniversary. that section who will be glad to
see him locate among them.
the association are:
, , ______
Prest. —G. M. Slocum,
I^awn Party on
Vice-Prest. — Mrs. John Cook.
The water users will have
meeting Saturday, Sept 3d. at
Librarian-M iss M. E. Sim
A lawn party will be given by i o ’ clock p. m. A good attend-
the Presbyterian Ladies Building ance is desired as Important busi-
There are 128 volumes in the Committee at the home o f Mrs. ness will be transacted.
permanent library, donated by-
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. H.
F. Jones, Mrs. McGuffie, Mrs.
Eby, Mrs. Macpherson, Mrs. Me-
Lallin. Col. Belcher, and Mrs. j
Whited Garth o f Iowa, who do
nated the first books.
from the permanent books the
association has the use o f books
from a "traveling library.”
Membership fee in the a3so- j
C. F. A N D E R SO N ,
ciation is 50 cents. The ultimate \
object o f the association is to pro
vide a permanent public library
and reading room. Any one who
Our tables are supplied with the BEST
will take good care o f books and
Eatables possible to secure.
pay any fine that is due, is eligi-
W e Lead in Prices and Quality as we
ble to membership.
have no rent to pay.
J. j. Ellinger has been ap
pointed local agent for the sale
o f lots in Crescent and Wakefield,
i Crescent has the best prospects
| o f any town in Central Oregon,
Redmond, of course excepted.
Prize for Oration
A t Prineville
A prize will be offered by Rev.
G. R. Moorhead o f Madras, to
the young man or young lady
Fine Line of SOFT DRINKS AND CKAIS
Corner Sixth and F streets,