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The Redmond Spokesman
Published at the “ Hub City ” of Central Oregon
REDMOND, (’ROOK COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER <>. 1910
VOL 1. No. 13
Oregon Trunk line es|H*cially for
this trana-riv«»r work. The scow
will he kept constantly on the
move from now on, ferrying ma
terial to the Oregon side.
About 125 men will lay track,
while an equal numb«*r will fol
low them to ballast the road,
(trading of the road has lieen
completed to u point about 70
south of Clark station and
Began at Northern miles
it will lx* completed as far as That Was Result of
Madras by December 1. (trad Ball Game Here
End of System ing
Madras and Bend is
I^ast Week also lietween
being done, n«*nr!y 1000 men
being in that field.
(May in constructing the big
steel bridge across ('rooked river
WILL LAY MILK AND 22 miles south of Madras, w ill THREE HORSE RACES
A HALF KACH DAY check tracklaying at that point
ARE PULLED OFF
for some time, possibly till April,
but it will not take long to com
plete the mad after the bridge is
This steel structure over
Traina Now Exported to Ho In.
the turbulent river will lx* 3f«0 BcHHÍe Oreen Wins Two of
fe«*t long and 250 feet above the
the ItaccH and Hay
Running Into Rod*
Hob Take» One
mond by June 1
SEGUN ON 0. T.
BEND ONLY 1
FOR $500 PURSE
j Tr*oklaying was lx*gun by the
I-ast Sunday afternoon at the
jpr«*if»n Trunk line last Thwrnday
ball park here the Redmond and
(norning at the northern end of Psych«* an<! Red Wings Are Bend teams played a game of
|ta line into central Oregon, ami Match«*d to Run Here Itase ball. That is, the local team
With the hop«* of having the line
did the majority of the playing
In ahape for traffic as far south
while the visitors marked up
A h Crooked riv«*r, 22 mil**s south
goose eggs on their score cards.
Of Madras, by February 1. Al One of the best horse races Although the day was raw and
lowing for delays it is estimated so far held in Redmond this wa- windy a fair sized crowd was out
Dial about one ami a half miles son will Is? the one between (Co to s«e Redmond wallop the Bend
Of track can b«* put down daily. vert’s “ Psyche" and "Red ers. and see the horse races that
I Ijiat Thursday the first con Wing.” a Prineville horse. The were nm after the game.
struction train of the new* line race
was on the mound for
will be run next Sunday af- the Sypher
rosstnl the Columbia river from ternoon
the way he retired
2 o’clock at the driv the heavy and hitters
he North Hank connection on ing park. at Two
and fifty team was gladsome of for the
e Washington side of the river dollars a side has hundred
put up on mond rooters. He had some
( lark station, a short distance the race, and those b«*on who
kbove Celilo. From this jsiint see a good horse race will like sure to thing on the ball every time he
Dwut a mile of rail has been get a run for their money. The slipped one over the rubber and
lid toward the main line grade
husky Benders couldn’t con
is a quarter of a milt*. the
When* work was commenced Fri distance
even a little dinky hit
is well known in The for result
the game was 12
dav, The train consisted of one this “Psyche"
section as a fast horse and to 1 in favor of
| 0 ‘ omntive and six flat cars with her backers
an* willing to wager In the running races Bessie
tii s and steel rails.
that she will win Green and Babe Bartlett opt*ned
I The train was taken across on from the Prineville
horse. It is the event. The distance was a
th<- large scow ferry towed by expected that a number
the steamer Norma, which was Prineville w ill be over to see from
the quarter of a mile, but Balie bolt
ed before she had gotten nicely
•retired some time ago by the race.
Late Arrival of
We have lately received and placed on sale
this fall the largest stock of goods ever
brought to Redmond, consisting of
Silk Shirt Waist Patterns
Latest Styles of Silk Skirts
Attractive Outing Flannels
Pretty Wool Dress Goods
Flannelette Night Gowns
Wool Blankets and Quilts
and a complete and up-to-date stock of Dry
Goods and Notions that we would like to
have you come in and see. These goods we
have priced extremely reasonable.
H R E in T General B Merchandise
to going, this being the first time
the mare was ever in a race.
The second race was a quarter
of a mile between the same hors
es and was won by Bessie Green
The third race was a 300 yard
dash between Bay Bob and P. L
which was won by the former by
half a length.
A race between Brown’s roan
pony and Covert’s Psyche was
scheduled, but did not take place.
Cline Falls Co. Sells
NEW DRUG CO.
HE MADE AT ONCE
Red Croat« Drug Co. to Be
Ready for BusineHH
in Thirty Days
Will Supply Redmond and
The Spokesman has received
With J u i c e
information from an authorita
tive source that a new drugstore
is soon to lx* located in Redmond.
The busin«*ss will Ere conducted
under the name of the Red Gross
Drug Co., and will be under the
management of A. Segal. This
company has a line of drugstores
at Shaniko, Madras and Bend,
and Mr. Segal, after looking Red
mond and the surrounding coun
try over, stated that he thought
there was an opening here for
Mr. Sega) said he had secured
a favorable location for his store
and would be ready for business
in about thirty days with a full
and complete stock of drugs,
medicines, toilet articles and sun
$1.50 PER YEAR
new Btock of CLOTHING. FURNISH
O UR INGS,
etc., have arrived and is now on
sale, and you are invited to come in and see the
line whether you buy or not. Below we quote
a few money-saving prices which it will pay you
to take advantage of.
Men’s Suits, - - $12.50 to $30.00
Boys’ and Youths’ Suits, $4.00 to $17.00
All wool “Summit” Shirts, - $2.50
All wool Fresno Double Blankets, 62x80, $5.50
All wool Fresno Double Blankets, 56x78, $4.50
Fine line Jno. B. Stetson Hats.
Complete Up-to-date line High Top Shoes
Sheep lined, rain proof, leather lined and
All of Our Stock is New
The long drawn out controver
sy between the Crook County
Water. Light & Power Co. and
the Cline Falls Power Co. has at
last been definitely setlted by the “The Head to Foot Clothier.” Redmond, Or.
former company buying ail the
interests in Crook county of the
latter company. This includes
the water rights at Cline Falls,
1360 acres of land, including the
townsite of Cline Falls, and 40
acres at Steelhead Falls below
The property at Cline Falls is
well improved, a large part of
which has been cultivated as al
falfa ranches for a number of
years. It is the intention of the To Be Held at the Redmond Driving
present owners to cut these Park Thursday, Friday and Satur
ranches up into small tracts,
w’hich will soon be placed on the day, October 13-14-15—Number of
The power at Cline Falls will
Ex? increased by the new com Horses to Compete-Ball Games and
pany at once, a 250 K V A gen Other Events Are Scheduled
erator having been ordered for
immediate shipment. A trans
mission line will be run from the
Falls to Redmond for both power
Arrangements are being perfected and worked out for the
From the Crook Co. and
lights, and negotiations are holding
of a three days track meet next week Thursday, Friday
now under way for a transmis and Saturday
Water, Light & sion
at the driving park in this city. A public meeting
line from the Falls to the of those interested
in this event has been called for tonight at the
Power Co. county seat at Prineville.
Twenty-five thousand horse
The events of the meet will consist of horse races, base ball
power can be generated at the games,
races, etc. Horses from Prineville, Bend, Madras,
Falls, and when the needs of the Sisters. foot
River and Redmond are expected to be entered,
WILL SOON BEGIN
county demand it this power will and good purses hung
up. Nothing barred in the races or games.
LAYING THE MAINS be utilized.
per cent of purse entered for, which will
The Deschutes river being be added to the purse. An
admission of 25 cents will be charged.
classed by the geological survey
will be a Free for All No.
as the greatest stream in the 1 for horses, Free for All No. 2 for There
horses, and a Free for
All the Necessary Material United States for power and All pony race. Ladies’ races will be held each day.
Falls as the best location on
The committee having the affair in charge has been very suc
Here for a Complete Cline
the river for cheap development, cessful
raising money to be paid out for purses, and will en
should make of Redmond not on deavor to in give
people of Redmond and the rest of the county a
ly the Hub City of Central Ore series of sports the
will be entertaining.
gon, but the Electric City of the
any of the other towns in this
Redmond is to have municipal The price for the Cline Falls
of the state. And the
ownership of its water works plant and properties was $55,000.
In 1875 the Cline Falls Power
At a recent meeting of the Co. took up desert claims rear
council that body accepted the the Falls and have expended in
offer of the Crook County Water. the neighborhood of $55,000, just Recognizing the danger that Are Appointed
Light & Power Co. of this city, what they sold out for, in devel th. State Land Board may can- i ^ fo||ow! standi com.
to take over the water plant the oping their property, generating cel the contracts under which mUt(w3 were appointed at the
power, putting in alfalfa, orch the Deschutes Irrigation & Pow
company is now operating.
of the Commercial Club
This includes the well, pump, ards. etc. The Cline Falls plant er Company, is operating in meeting
engine, and pipe for the mains now developes 550 horse power Crook county, and commending Finance—G. M. Slocum, C. E.
and connections, a sufficient with a 52 inch wheel. This com the trustee of the first mortgage Neilsen, Z. Taliaferro.
quantitiy of which is now at the pany ante dates all the filings on bondholder for attempting to Transportation—Carl Ehret, B.
plant to pipe the business portion the upper Deschutes, and is the save the property. Judge Bean Kendall, J. R. Rolierts.
of the city and a considerable oldest and first company on the Monday refused to allow H. S. | A. Entertainment
part of the residence district river to put power to beneficial Howard. Jr., to intervene in the ,. . . pn;_ and r Member-
litigation, by which the affairs •_t
As soon as the final arrange use.
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ments regarding method of pay Subscribe for The Spokesman. of the old ™mpauy arc being
concluded m the Umted States
„ H ptlmer
ments are concluded the city will
court. This decision enables the j
put on a force of men laying Refused to Pay Bill
mains in the business section. It
company to go ahead and sell Lawn Prize Is
their property and put the pro- AwartJe(J
is the intention to have the pipes And Is Arrested
all under ground before freezing A warrant was issued from ject in shape so their land can be 1 At the meeting of the Com
Justice Jones’ court last Satur sold and settled upon.
mercial Club last night a cash
day on complaint of Dr. Hosch, Why People Come
was awarded to Mrs. Z. T.
Redmond Is the
charging E. Morro with attempt Here to Trade
for the best kept lawn
Place for Him
ing to leave the country and
Redmond is fast gaining the past season. garden in the city the
George Higginson. who has evade payment of a doctor bill reputation
of being the best and
been traveling over California amounting to $45. The warrant cheapest trading
point in the Road Improvement
and Oregon quite extensively,
and ranch Commenced
has decided to locate in Red
mond. He has bought the Da
reason E. B. Williams, who has the
vies restaurant and will conduct
able prices the merchants here contract for improving the road
that place. Mr. Higginson stat took the doctor’s auto and went offer.
trade from a large between Redmond and Prine
ed that in his travels he found to Hay Creek and arrested Mor territory This
builds up a city ville, began work today with a
no place or country that appeal ro, who was in bed. Morro was and country. One
was force of men and teams. Work
ed to him as Redmond did for brought back to this city, and in Redmond Monday rancher
he will begin midway between Red
put up $100 cash bail for his ap
I future possibilities.
mond and Prineville and progrès#
pearance before Justice Jones
way as in t as posait»«*.
Spokesman for job printing.
E. L. R A P P
CITY BUYS THE
D. I. & P. COMPANY