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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (March 2, 1911)
The Redmond Spokesman
Published at the “ Hub City” of Central Oregon
voli. I. No. 34
KKDMOND. CROOK COUNTY, ORKGON, THURSDAY. MARCH 2. 1911
dul center for their road's opera
this city, who is one of the in
tion in construction south and
corporators of the Metolius &
omh I of here.
Prineville Railroad company,
The officials stated that the de
said the new corporation is not
cision Find Item reached to estab
identified in any way with the
lish extensive yard and terminal
Hill or Harriman interests, hut
facilities, warehouses and other
that it is a private corporation,
improvements at Redmond, ns
planning to build a road from
well as ut Gateway and Madras.
Metolius to Prineville. He said
$30.00 Suits cut to $22.00
The promise was also given
he was not in position to sav
the Redmond people that this
27.50 Suits cut to
what kind of a road would be
city would be a division point
built, whether to be operated by
25.00 Suits cut to
when the Deschutes road builds
steam or electricity.
22.50 Suits cut to
south to Odell.
‘‘Our engineer has not yet re
18.00 Suits cut to
turned from the field.” said Mr.
17.50 Suits cut to
Allen, “and I have nothing to
12.50 Suits cut to
give out for publication until 1
Boys Knee Pants 90 c and up
Risliop Robert Puddock. of tFie CAPITAL STOCK IS
TERMINAL FACI I JT ES
Prominent business men and BIG SAVING IN TIME
25 per cent off on all Boys’ Suits and Men’s
AM) WAREHOUSES Oregon, who was in Redmond
FIXED AT $50,000 citizens of the town of Prineville
WILL NOW OBTAIN
are also planning the construc
1 recently, wishes to secure the
names of uli episcopalians in
Summit Brand all wool shirts, regular $2.50
I to connect with the Oregon
and the Deschutes Rail
I)mhutfM Road to Be Ex of memlsTs of the Church of New Corporation Not Iden Trunk
way lines somewhere near First-Class Passenger Serv
tended South to
Bead. Their plans, it is un
tified With Other
england. The names can be
ice Has Been In
Ore. Woolen Mill all wool shirts, Reg. $2.25
left at The Spokesman offiice or
Town of Odell
forwarded to the bishop’s home '
give better service than a steam
at Hoisl River,
i road in view of the distance from
Complete line of Ladies Shoes at Portland
Prineville to a connecting point.
only 2f> miles. Another The most graphic story yet
That Itedmond is to come into Juniper Ladiett
A Salem dispatch dated Feb. Is*ing
favoring the electric road written about Central Oregon de
her share of prosperity at the Receive
54th says: Articles of incorpora is feature
be the abundance of
hands of the Harrimun iteople is Last Thursday evening the la tion of the Metolius & Prineville electric power
available both on veloped last week when the Ore
E. L. R A P P
assured beyond a question of a dies of the Juni|ier Reading Cir Railroad company were filed with the Deschutes and Crooked riv- gon Trunk railroad announced
doubt. While here recently the cle held a reception in Ehret's the secretary of state this morn ers.
its new freight schedules which
railroad representatives gave the hall for those who assisted in ing. The capital stock of the E. Maher, formerly of North became operative March 1. The
citizens that assurance.
railroad corporation is fixed Dakota, is having the building blazing of the railroad train into
their recent entertainment The new
It was the first visit of the evening
principal of three doors north of The Spokes the interior, which has just been fective. There will be a regular This emergency service has
passed in social di fice is named and as the Portland.
office fitted up for a hard accomplished by John F. Stevens, train each way a day, consisting been decided upon by the traffic
railroad men to the Hub City, versions. was among
were incorporators are Harrison Allen,
store, which he will soon marks the greatest reduction in of four cars, a combination bag department as an accomodation
and they were agreeably surpris s o m e excellent vocal which
full line of goods. transportation charges ever in gage and express, a smoker and to the interior points and is bas
ed to find such a live city in this mental music. Mayor Jones s|s>ke G. C. Frishie and E. McCulloch. While on a her
way to Hillman augurated in the history of rail two first-class coaches. No mix ed upon President John F. Ste
the topic of a free reading It is the object of the corpora last Thursday Mrs.
part of the state. In conversa on
Allen road building.
ed trains, such as are being op vens’ public statement at Madras
tion with citizens as to the fu ments were served after the pro tion as set forth in the articles, was severely injured Van
ture policy of the Deschutes road gram. All present united in de to build a railroad connecting way accident
In some cases where the form erated on other branch lines in when he announced “You can
Northwest will be used. The depend on us to give you fair,
they gave the assurance that claring that they had been well Metolius with Prineville.
One of the Bevard twin girls er rates by wagon-haul and rail the
Redmond would be the comtner- entertained.
have been as high as 4 cents a train will leave Portland at 9 square and honest treatment and
Harrison Allen, an attorney in died Tuesday night.
pound, or $80 a ton. the new all o’clock in the morning and.will all we ask of you is cooperation. ”
rail rate on the Oregon Trunk reach Madras at 8:30 p. m.. a 114- Inside of 24 hours, the differ
will be less than 1 cent a pound. hour schedule. The outbound ent points along the line where
At the same time a saving of train leaves Madras at 7.45 a. m. the people have been anxiously
nearly two days in time will be will reach Portland at 8:15 p. m. waiting for the coming of the
made for all products that are to In each case connection will be railroad, literally began throw
be shipped to the Portland mar made with the crack trains of ¡ ing business at Mr. Stevens,
the North Bank road at Fall- head and he has issued instruc
bridge, Wash., and all the ac tions to both the traffic and oper
There are more than 300,000 commodations
through ating departments to do every
bushels of wheat in the farmers’ passengers will afforded
in their power to give the
hands from the crops of 1909 and ple of Central Oregon. the peo thing
preliminary service un
1910, and under the old rate it
and tariffs have been
would have cost $120,000 to move
It is stated that
this grain to tide-water termi
has been of
nals. Under the new tariffs the THE NEW HILL LINE IS
cost will be reduced to about one-
fourth that sum or $32.400.
dreamed would be forthcoming.
PRESSED EOR CARS Cattle,
Where the rates heretofore have
horses and sheep are be
been absolutely prohibitive
to markets. Lum
against shipping grain to Port Central Ore. Country Makes ber, mill-stuffs
In addition, we guarantee complete satisfaction in every purchase made
and grain, and
land, the new schedule will mean Heavy Demands on Its other kinds of produce
here, regardless of the offering or price of the merchandise.
not only an active movement in
the wheat now in storage, but it
If you find, after patronizing us, that you are not satisfied, we will ex
will mean a great impetus to this
change the goods, refund the money—do anything within reason to keep
industry the coming year and all
you perfectly satisfied. The greatest asset of this store is your good will.
seasons in the future. More So heavy have been the de Owls to Give a
than 1.000.000 bushels of the mands made upon the Oregon
: current crop will be poured into Trunk for freight service on the Costume
HAVE YOU HEARD THE WHISTLE OF THE LOCOMOTIVE? WE HAVE
the Portland markets this com part of farmers, livestock men, Owls are making Brotherhood
sheepmen and others in various give a grand costume ball on the to
and are going to sell at the prices that will prevail when the road is here,
of March 17th—St. Pat
From the standpoint of the lo parts of Central Oregon now night
Day. The best of music
cal jobbers and manufacturers
so that you need not put off your purchases but BUY THEM NOW.
in attendance, and as the
and the retail dealers in the in
the reputation in Red
terior the most important fea the company to provide sufficient mond of giving
ture of the new rates will be the number of cars to move the ship that are of a high order, there is
to be a large attend
great reduction in merchandise. ments now ready for the mar expected
The full details of the af
The four class rates covering all kets. In spite of the fact that ance.
fair have not yet been worked
sorts of wares, groceries, hard the regular operation of the road out,
but will be announced later.
ware, implements, etc., have
been cut enormously, the new 1, shipments have been taken as Andrew Nelson, while working
rapidly as the Oregon Trunk Monday with a stump puller, had
rates being as follows:
the misfortune to break his leg.
secure the equipment.
First class, % cents a hundred;
second class. 82 cents; third class
67 cents and fourth class, 58
cents. Formerly under the old
j ‘‘team freighting” regime, the
first class rate was a minimum of
$1.67 a hundred pounds from
Madras to Portland via wagon-
to Shaniko and 0. R. & N.
SAMPLES OF GROCERY PRICES
to Portland. This is a reduc
tion of nearly 50 per cent, and
the second, third and fourth
We have just received the fin
classes have been cut in propor
est line of the above goods
In carload lots the showing is
ever shown in this section, and
just as important and will mean
great impetus in the movement
we would like to have you
of tonnage from Central Oregon.
come in and see these goods.
The rate on grain will be 18
cents, where heretofore it has
Everything for the Toilet.
been 66 cents. The rate on lum
ber will be 20 cents, where little
or no movement has been made
heretofore. Coal will be handled
to local markets in carloads at
the rate of $3.50 a ton and cattle
will be shipped at $60 a carload.
The finest and most up-to-date
equipment and train service ever
put into operation on a branch
line in the west will be made ef-
FOR THIS CITY
FR EW RITES
Are Promised By
Prineville - Metoli-
us Road In
Low Rate Now In
Effect in Cen
‘The Head to Foot Clothier.” Redmond, Or.
We A Dollar’s Guarantee
Worth for a Dollar
If you get more than that at this store, so much the better
for you. Whenever it is possible to give our customers
more than their money’s worth, we give it.
Friday and Saturday ONLY
MEN’S PANTS from $2.50 to $3.50
Your Choice $1.95
Columbia Oats..........................40c Tomatoes, 2 for........................25c
Grape Nuts................................15c A. & L. Oyster, 15c, 2 for...... 25c
Shredded Wheat...................... 15c Pie Fruit, 20c can, 3 fo r ........ 50c
EHRET BRO TH ERS
Lowest in Price, Highest in Quality