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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 5, 1911)
The Redmond Spokesman
Published at the “ Hub City ” of Central Oregon
VOL 1. No. 28
REDMOND. ( ROOK COUNTY, OREGON. THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1911
will pay this section a visit when
the railroads roach here in tin*
spring. One thing that appeals
to the people where he ¡ h . Mr.
McCaffrey said, was the extreme-
| ly mild winter weather we an*
I having this year. While there
1 the «round in covered with snow
and the weather is cold, in this
'section the son is shining and
the thermometor is way alxivo j
the freezing point.
$1.50 PER YEAR
TWO MILES OF ELECTRICITY THIS CLIMATE
TRACK A DAY IS TURNED ON
PRICES TH AT APPEAL
Just received a full line of Heavy Canvas
Sheep lined medium and fu!! length ( oats
F. W. McCaffery Is
Oregon Trunk Do- Streets of City Are So Far the Winter
in# Better Than Now Well Ilium- Season Has Been
i n a t e d
0. BAKER TO SET OUT
A 300-TREE ORCHARD
$5.25 to $10.00
All-wool Summit Shirts
2.00 to 3.00
TO CROOKED RIVER
PLANT IS GIVING
NO EXTREME COLD
KASTKRN PEOPLE Has Great Faith in Thin
BY EARLY SPRING
OR HEAVY SNOWS
Section as an Ap
Track laying Crews Have Business Houses and Resi Eastern People Much Sur
New York People Look With
Made a Record for
Favor on the Red
dences Soon to Bum
prised at Our Mild
miles front Redmond, is going to
50 doz. pair All-wool Sox, heavy weight
3 pair for $1.00
All-wool Sweater Coats
Men’s, $2.00 to $5.00, Boys’ $1.25
Start the New Year off with a supply of
set out an apple orchard in the
spring of HIM) trees. He will
100 Rome Beauties, 100 Track laying on the Oregon Everything comes to those who The Redmond country would
A letter recently n-eeived from have
nnd 100 wealthy varie-1 Trunk is progressing more rapid wait, and Redmond has been be an ideal winter resort for the
F. W. McCaffery. who, with ties of trees,
and is confident! ly than was expected, about two waiting a long time for the elec people in the eastern and central
"’his family is visiting at his old that he will get
returns miles |H*r day being the average tric light plant to begin opera western states who are experienc
home in Warsaw, New York front his orchard. good
ing extreme cold weather and
maintained since work commenc tions and get in readiness to turn getting
state, states that he is doing has just the right kintl of Baker
unlimited amount of
gissl missionary work among the on the north slope, for an apple ed. The crews have reached the on the current to light the streets snow this an winter.
)>oople there for Redmond and orchard, and he says he sees no \ 57-mile |*ost and will continue to of the city. The Crook County It is all different here. So far
fall and winter, the weather
push on as long as the weather Water. Light & Power Co., who this
the Redmond District.
that a person could BALANCE OE $5.03
Mr. McCaffery stated that the gon should not Is* a good apple j permits. It was hoped to get own the electric light plant here, desire. all
THREE SALOONS 6ET
people there were much intcreat- country. He has had exjterience down altout a mile and a half of have been hampered for many heavy snow , or extreme
«•d in this section of the state, in other sections in raising fruit, track each working day so that weeks in getting the wires, lamps A slight fall of snow came in
IN CITY STR0N6 BOX LICENSES FROM CITY
ami were eager to get all the re and thinks the Redmond District even the most sanguine expecta and globes and other accessories the latter part of November, but
operating the plant, but last did not remain on the ground
liable information obtainable, re is as good, if not lietter, than tions of the engineers in charge for
Wednesday everything but a day or so. W'hlle the But Saloon Licenses and Oc
garding crops, climatic conditions other places where he has en- j
License Is $1,000 Per An
lights nights are chilly, and generally
Very little interference has were turned on for and the the
price of land, and the futnre gaged in apple growing.
num and Bond In
cupation Tax Will
been caused by bad weather, The street lights were the first the days are warm and balmy,
prospects of this section. A niim-
little snow having fallen and none ones equipjted and the five lights and no where can a better climate
l*?r of copies of The Spokesman Had I<arge Business
- Same Amount
be found than right here in this
having remained long on the on Sixth street at the comers of section
are sent to Mr. McCaffery each the Paat Season
E. F and (J streets light that
ground. The weather, in fact, C,
week, and he says they an* read
eastern people real
by the |ieople there w ith inlet est Ben (Jotter, the lumtier yard has Iteen just the kind wanted manner. The street lights are a ize what the
climate we At the adjourned council meet At the adjourned meeting of
and they glean much more gen man and contractor and builder. for rapid work, so the foremen group of five lights under a large have here they will get a quick ing last Saturday night City the city council Saturday night
move on themselves to reach
eral information n*garding con Informs The Spokesman that the report, for it has been cool enough reflector.
Neilsen submitted a the principal business was con
The Pedmond Hotel has already this section. People from the Treasurer
ditions in this section than he season of 1910 was a prosperous to put the tracklayers in fine trim installed
finances collected sidering applications for saloon
the lights, and ether east who have been here on visit and disbursed by
for work. At the rate work is places in the
could tell them.
one for him and he is well satis now
city. His | licenses for 1911. The following
arr preparing this winter have been loud in report showed that the
track will have to do the same. city The
In concluding his letter Mr. fied with the business done. He been progressing
city has, applications were considered and
to Crooked River bridge ing of Ehret Bros., the large
McCaffery says he confidently estimates that he did nearly early laid
in the spring.
Commerce, and other large build the Redmond District a cold, bar to December 31st, collected rev C. F. Anderson, with C. W.
expects that a numlter of |>eoplo $50,000 worth of business during
ings in the city will use the juice ren section in the winter time enue to the amount of $1.534.95, Walker and E. R. Tichenor as
from Warsaw and that vicinity that period.
Spokesman for job printing. as
soon as the electricians can have found it in the garden spot and made disbursements amount-1 bondsmen.
of the coast.
make the installations.
ing to $1.529.92. leaving a bal Lincoln & Love, with E. R.
At the present time the service
runs till midnight only, but in
ance of $5.03 in the general fund Tichenor, Z. Talliaferro and F. I.
time this will be extended to an SHANIKO MAN PLANS in the city treasury.
Phoenix as bondsmen.
all night service.
Snell & Green, with J. A.
Redmond now has a water
the city now has on hand. Riggs, N. B. Beach and S. R.
works system, electric light plant MURDER AND ARSON cash
The license money from three sa Snider as bondsmen.
and good graded streets, and is
rapidly coming to the front with
loons. the limit allowed in the The city marshal was instruct
all the improvements that go to
$250 in advance from each ed to notify the three saloons
make a hustling wide-awake city. Would Sacrifice Life and city,
saloon, making a total of $750, that are running, C. F. Ander
has been paid in and that, to son, Lincoln & Love and Snell &
Property to Get In
gether with the occupation tax Green, that they must close at
PUTS THE EDITOR IN
that is payable Jan. 1st, makes midnight Saturday night and not
balance sheet look a litile open before 5 o’clock Monday
MIND OF OLD TIMES John Kellam, a lodging house the
morning, and to also conform to
the provisions of ordinance
keeper at Shaniko, is under ar The Banquet Pleases
11 recently passed by the
When Big, Fat Turkeys rest charged with conspiring to the Hungry Public
set fire to his lodging house in
Were Brought to the order
to get the insurance. Kel Since taking charge of The
lam outlined his plan of arson to Banquent restaurant in this city ! Getting in Large
an employe of the Shaniko Star, Geo. Wheeler, the proprietor, j Stock of Lumber
and wanted him to assist in fir has made a number of changes R. C. Immele who recently
The editor of The Spokesman ing the building. The Star man and improvements in the place, bought out the lumber yard of
was presented with a turkey for made an apirointment with Kel and now has one of the best little Kendall & Chapman, is adding a
Christmas by Wm. SneTf of this lam. and four hidden witness as restaurants in this section of the large line of lumber to his yard.
heard Kellam give the details of state. Everything about
He is carrying in stock the best
place is neat and eta at, and
This puts us in mind of old the crime to the Star wan.
of seasoned and dry lum
times in the newspaper business Kellam wanted to get the in aim of both Mr.
can now furnish any-
many years ago. In those days surance money so as to start a
it was the custom for the meat bowling alley at Bend. The plan
market man. or the grocer, or of operation was for Brown, the
some kind hearted farmer, to Star man to hire a room in Kel
bring in, a day or two before lam 's lodging house. In an ad
Thanksgiving, Christmas and joining room a gasoline heater
New Years, and present to the was to be installed and Brown,
editor a nice fat, young turkey, on the night the fire was to occur,
NEW GOODS RECEIVED
as the compliments of the season. was to cut the wire leading to
Sago and Tapioca, lb.
It was the invarible custom, and the heater, so that when the oc-
it goes without saying that the enpant of the room attempted to
Fine line of Leather Goods, Shopping
“turk" was thankfully received generate the heater an explosion
Tillamook Cheese, lb.
would follow, and in all proba
and filled an empty void.
and Hand Bags, Bill Books, etc.
But as time passed on this bility kill the occupant of the
good old custom gradually fell room.
Elegant Line of NEW STATIONERY,
into disuse, and for the past 15 Had the fire started the busi
all the latest designs in Box Writing
years the presents of turkeys in ness section of Shaniko would
the print shop have been nothing have been _____ wiped r , out.
more than memory. Mr. Snell’s
Fresh stock of LOWNEY’S Celebrat
turkey brought to mind the good J. H. Rederer has out posters
Chocolates and Candies, the best
announcing a mask ball in Ehrcl's
old days of long ago.
hall to be given Wednesday
At the stockholders’ meeting night, Jan. 11th. He has en
of the Crook Co. Water, Light gaged an orchestra of five pieces,
& Power Co. held Dec. 30th, the
violin, piano, cornet, ciarionet
following officers were elected: and
double drums, and promises
B. A. Kendall, president; C. N.
Ehret, vice president; H. F. a good time to all who attend. J . A . NORWOOD, Postoffce Bid;.
Jones, treasurer; J. G. McGuffie, He has hung up some good
secretary. The directors are all prizes, and will introduce a nov
of the above officers and G. W. elty
shape of a plank
Wells. The company has out dance. in the
are $1 for dance,
lined some important work for
and 25 cents for spectators.
the comipg year.
E. L. R A P P
‘The Head to Foot Clothier.” Redmond, Or.
We are Headquarters for
We want to impress upon your mind that we
are Headquarters for Groceries in every sense
of the word. We carry the largest stock of
these goftds hi westsn. Crook county and can
fill the wantft of our customers at all times at
prices they can afford to pay.
Here are a few sample prices:
Solid Packed Gallon Pails of Fruit
Apricots, 60c Peaches,
Blackberries, 65c Prunes,
L t us fill your next Grocery order and see
what satisfactory service we give you.
Remember, we have the largest store in Cen
tral Oregon and SELL EVERYTHING IN
BIG DEPARTMENT STORE
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