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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 12, 1911)
have been received by Sheriff
Hal four, Weston was in Culp’s
immi I hall at noon Wednesday and
llar|ter came into the place ami
at once commenced to shoot at
Weston. The air was full of fire
and smoke for a few seconds
and as soon us it cleared away
ls»th men were found to lie bleed
ing from the wounds.
was shot in the neck. Weston
had ugly wounds in the hand
the thigh. Itoth men had Resources o f This
Two Gun Men Are shot in twice,
using pistols and
bullet had tuken effect.
Pretty Seriously each
Sheriff Hal four w as notified of
the affair by Mayor Turner of
Madras, and Deputy Sheriff
Bruce Balfour and Attorney (J.
L. Hemier left for Madras at 2
o ’clock Wednesday afternoon. It
is thought that Weston will re W. S. RODMAN WILL
cover unless some complications
OLI) TIME TROUBLE arise from the thigh wound, hut
the latest reports received today
say that Harper is in a grave
MURAS HAS A
Basket Ball Game
“ H izzoner” H . F.
There will be a basket hall
game here in Anker’s hall Satur
day evening Itetween the local
team and the Prineville team. CITY MACHINERY
After the game a dance will be
given in Ehret's hall, with music
by a good orchestra. The local
team has lieen putting in some
good practise lateiy, and will tie
to give the county seat visi
Many People Will Get In able
City Marshal and Ex-City Deep Well For
tors a run for their money. Ad Number o f Important Mat
Touch With the Red-
Marshal Shoot to Kill
mission to the ball game is 25
ters Before Council
cents, and to dance 75 cents.
Madras Pioneer: The Central
Dancing will begin about 9
Oregon Well Drilling Co. has
o ’clock. The management o f the
basket ball team urges that a
drilling a one thousand-foot well
good attendance be present at
itailroad! How they grow red clover thir the game, for the sport will be
Prineville Journal, Jan. 6th: for the Deschutes
The new city council and city
which ty-six inches tall for two cuttings well worth the price o f admission.
A J. Weston and Bogue Harper,
officers elected at the December
k * located in Porter Spring1
*ftx)th former memltentof the Mad
a year will lie the subject o f an
election were inducted into office
ras police force, met in Culp’s canyon. Mr. N. C. Janaenn of j exhibit from tre Deschutes valley
Tuesday night at the regular
I ix Nil hall lust week Wednesday in
o f Oregon at the Omaha land
meeting o f the council. All o f
Mad at and engaged in n pistol turned from Portland last week 1 show says the Omaha Bee.
the councilmen. with the excep
Weston has two ugly
W. S. Itodman, an Omaha real
tion of F. W. MeCaffery, who is
wounds and Harper two. Har
estate agent who is leaving the
in the east, were present. The
Nebraska field to grasp the op
rer is thought to be fatally in-
new' councilmen are W. E. Wells,
portunity of the growing north
J. F. Hosch, G. M. Huffman,
Weston is a man who has lieen Trout Creek where the Des west, is to put on the land show
F. M. White, F. W. MeCaffery
duty in several cities chutes Itailroad leaves the Des display. It will be in charge of
and M. E. Lynch.
ad much experience in chutes Canyon and is about 121 0 . A. Torgerson, an Omaha at
H. F. Jones, former council
that kind o f work. He is over miles from Madras. As yet it | torney, who is also to leave for
man. is mayor, and F. M. White,
■ ix feet in height, and weighs
the first mayor o f the city, is
over 2110 pounds. He was on the
The new town o f Redmond is
now serving his first term as
to la* the center o f the country
Madras police force for some W orking on the
The other city
I time, hut for some reason resign* New Charter
officers are: Wm. G. Phoenix,
will within three months be
' ed the place and two months ago
city recorder; C. E. Neilsen,
The special council committee served by both the Hill and
applied for the isisition o f night-
treasurer, and F. E. Mills, mar
' watch for Prineville.
Following Weston’s resignation charter for the city of Itcdmond, line is all but complete.
The new administration has
from the Madras force, Hogue is going into the matter in a | "The Deschutes valley is close
a number o f improve
Harper wus put on duty. There thorough manner, anil expect to enough to the coast to get some
ments for the city this year.
had !>eon taut blood between the
One o f the important measures
men for some time and Harper mil to the council for action at an the Japanese current," said Mr.
they are considering is the ques
is said to have made statements early day. There are many de- j Rodman, "so we really have but
NOW OUT OF DEBT tion o f building a gravity water
that he would throw Weston "in
The climate is
system, or some other system
the cooler," but never made nn o f this kind, and it is proposed to mild and temperate.
that will answer the purpose, for
"The products o f the soil there
attempt to do so.
fire protection. Another ques
are of wide range, including
Harper gave up his position on start so it will hold water.
tion is the greater charter for
- » o -
the force the first o f the year to
the city, that will be o f much
are especially proud o f the alfalfa.
The Spokesman's Job
benefit to Redmond if voted on
Races on the Fair
The breaking up o f the ranges is
According to the facts as they
The year 1911 will be a busy
one for the municipal authorities,
as Redmond now is just in the in
fancy o f the making o f a solid,
city, and many ques
The stockholders o f the First
tions o f importance will arise
Central Agricultural Association
held their annual meeting at that will have to be met with
judgment and forethought
Prineville last week and elected
Mayor Jones has appointed the
a board o f directors for the
following standing committees:
coming year. Wm. Boegli. G.
Finance— Lynch, White, Mc-
W. Russell and J. 0. Powell
were elected, and the governor
Ordinances Huffman, White,
will appoint two more directors.
It was decided at the meeting
Public Utilities White, Huff
o f the new board to prohibit
spring racing at the fair grounds man, Wells.
Streets and Alleys—MeCaffery
in the future, the directors hold
ing that these racing meets tend Wells, Hosch.
Fire D e p t—Wells, Lynch and
ed to lessen the attendance at
W e want to impress upon your mind that we
annual county fair.
Licenses - Hosch, Lynch and
The treasurer’s report shows
are H eadquarters for Groceries in every sense
the association to be out o f debt, Huffman.
The new councilmen drew lots
and some funds in the strong
one and two year terms, viz:
o f the word. W e carry the largest stock o f
hox. This is the first time in
One year. Huffman, MeCaffery
the history o f the association
these goods in western Crook county and can
that the organization has been Bnd Hosch.
Two years. White, Wells and
so well fixed financially.
fill the wants o f our custom ers at all times at
fair association owns 80 acres of
rich bottem land, which in form
prices they can afford to pay.
er years had lieen leased to dif Coutracting for
ferent parties, hut at the above Real Estate
H ere are a few sam ple prices:
meeting it seemed to be the
The Spokesman is informed
sense o f the members that it
would be more profitable for the that a number o f Redmond peo
fair board to control the land ple and others outside are con
themselves, although a number tracting for business and resi
o f persons had made tempting dence property now, realizing
that now is time to get in on the
offers to lease.
ground floor if they want to save
money, for they know that with
New Lumber Yard
fthe advent of the railroads here
all kinds o f real estate is sure to
Elliott Bros. Lumber Co. is the advance.
name o f a new firm that has en
gaged in the lumber industry at Getting in Large
Sago and Tapioca,
Hillman. The firm is composed Lumber Stocks
o f George Elliott and J. H. Elli
The lumber yards o f the city
ott, and the firm proposes to
getting in a large supply o f
carry a full stock of lumber and
building material. George Elli all kinds o f lumber this winter
ott was in Redmond last Satur so as to be in readiness to ac
day and stated that the outlook commodate the demand that w ill
L et us fill your next Grocery order and see
for building at Hillman and vicin be made on them the coming
From present indica
the coming season was very season.
what satisfactory service we give you.
boom o f 1911
■ will be something that will break
Rem em ber, we have the largest store in Cen
all records in Central Oregon.
We are Headquarters for
making land which will grow
these valuable feeds more valu
able and there is every indication
that our land there will steadily
rise in value.”
Redmond now has a population
o f alsjut 500 persons. The town
is but 3 years old and in its in
fancy ls*ars the promise of rapid
As a measure of
the big way things are measured
out there it is the boast o f the
Ixsjsters that their countv is as
big as the state o f Massachusetts.
Solid Packed Gallon Pails o f Fruit
tral Oregon and S E L L E V E R Y T H IN G
G E N E R A L M E R C H A N D IS E .
Still Adding New
Names to List
The Spokesman is adding new
subscribers to its subscription
list at the rate o f four or five a
week. The people in this city
and county, and outside if the
state, realize that The Spokes
man gives all the news o f inter
est in this section, and that is
why they want the paper sent to
them. They know when they
subscribe for The Spokesman
they will get the paper regularly,
and get the news hot off the bat.
Putting Water on
Ellinger’ s Addition
Chad Irvin, trustee o f the
EHir.ger addition property in
this city, has nearly completed
the flume that is being built to
put water on the Addition prop
It is the intention to
carry enough water in the flume
to water all the lots in this de
sirable residence district.
Spokesman for job printing.
PRICES THAT APPEAL
Now is the time to get you
a good outfit o f Clothing
at the right price.
Not wanting to carry too large a stock
over I have made a Special Cut on all
Rain Proof Cravenette Over- ( g l (r
coats, regular $18.50, special.... $ 1 3
All other Overcoats 16 2-3 per cent off.
This sale will run for 10 days.
Men’s suits $12.50 to $30.00 cut to $10
Full line o f Wales Goodyear best grade
Rubbers at Portland prices.
E. L. R A P P
“The Head to Foot Clothier.” Redmond, Or.
CAMPAIGN EXPENSES HOW MERCHANTS CAN
LI6HT IN THIS COUNTY MAKE A TOWN 6R0W
County Commissioner Bay- W- H. Anderson Relates
ley Got Off With
What Two Texans
Candidates for county office at
W. H. Anderson of this city,
the recent election have filed a who has conducted successful
list o f their campaign expenses , business enterprises in Spokane,
as required by law so to do. The Arizona and other places, is a
six justices o f the peace elected live wire business man, and can
in the county did not go to any see further than just the dollar
In talking with
expense to secure their election. before him.
The greatest amount expended him recently The Spokesman ed
was by candidates for sheriff's itor held that it was the business
office, a total o f $414 06. Sher men and merchants o f a town or
iff Balfour expended $101.50 for city that made the place prosper
the primary election and $67.75 and increase in population.
Mr. Anderson heartily coin
at the general election. Travel
ing expenses was the largest cided with the editor, and told of
item in the sheriff’ s bill, and what he had seen in a small Tex
printing came next. John Ed as town. He said that a Jew
wards’ expenses wfere $80.50. and a German went to a town
and A. J. Coulter expended there much smaller than Red
mond and bought out a stock of
County Commissioner Bayley goods that would not invoice
got off the cheapest o f them all much over $2.000. These men
with the exception o f the justice at once took a whole page in the
o f the peace. He expended one local paper and began ad%'ertising
iron man to secure his re-elect special sales to be held on Mon
ion. Warren Brown put out $21 day and Tuesday of each week.
in the primary election and Sur The people had always been in
veyor Rice expended $12 in the the habit of doing their trading
gen on Saturdays, but the special
eral election. Geo. S. Young, sales caught their eye, and from
his opponent in the race at the the start the firm did a good
primary election was set back to business and attracted trade
from a territory that had never
the amount o f $33.85.
] before done their trading in that
1 town. The firm built up their
business until they carried about
a $200.000 stock, and through
! their efforts largely increased the
The full eostome mask ball population of their town.
given by J. H. Rederer in
Mr. Anderson and The Spokes
Ehret’ s hall last evening drew a man are both of the opinion that
fair sized crowd, and all who at what obtained in the little Texas
tended had a good time. The town can be duplicated in Red
orchestra o f five pieces, violin, mond if the system is taken hold
clarionet, cornet, piano and trap of in the right way. Good busi
drums, was a featuae o f the ness ability and a liberal use o f
dance, and received many com printers’ ink to let the people
pliments for the excellent music know what you have to offer
i them is what will turn the trick.
NEW GOODS RECEIVED
Fine line o f Leather Goods, Shopping
and Hand Bags, Bill Books, etc.
Elegant Line o f NEW STATIONERY,
all the latest designs in Box Writing
Fresh stock o f LOW N EYS Celebrat
ed Chocolates and Candies, the best
J. A. NORWOOD, Postoffce Bldg.