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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (March 23, 1911)
The State Bank
Colonist Rush for This
large enough for all purposes.
and with a slight outlay could lx*
put in proper condition.
The propped site for the club
building overlooks the old bed o f
the river, and a tine view of
Mount Hood. Washington. Three
LARGE NUMBER ARE
and other mountains can
ARRIVING EACH DAY
l*o had at any time when the
weather is clear.
J oseph H. J a c k so n ,
H opley .
P assenger A gents Estim ate Race M eeting
for March 27th
That M ore Than 30,000
W ill Com e to State
Fine Wines, Liquors
A Good Line o f Lunch Goods
Carried in Stock
Everything of the Best
THE OREGON CAFE
Geo. L Wheeler, Prop’r.
Enlarged and remodeled
Table and counter serv
ice the best the market
We are here to s t a y -
come and see us.
Open day and night
Phnmng to Lay ""Crete
NldlW JlK. 1 ‘
is TO BE IMPROVED
City C ouncil It* Now C o n sid
P rop osition s
SAYS THIS IS THE
COUNTRY FOR HIM
formerly Banquet Cafe
A call has been issuer! for the
horsemen of the city to meet at
the Commercial Club room Mon
day evening. March ‘JTth. to take
action in regard to holding a
spring race meet in Redmond
some time in May. It is request
ed that all interested in this mat
ter should attend.
ARE TO BE MADE
At a special meeting o f the city
The colonists rush from the
council held last Saturday after-
middle west and as far east as
n<x n the question of building side
Iowa and Illinois still continues
walks in the business and resi
on the Harriman and Hill lines,
dence sections o f the city was
and every’ day special trains are
taken up and discussed at con
arriving at Portland loader! with
It was the
people who have heard about the
sense of the council that the best
groat state o f Oregon, and the
plan would lx* to have concrete
chance to get cheap lands and
sidewalks in the business section
make their homo in the land of
and board walks in the residence
prosperity and plenty.
The remarkable rush to Oreg
It was pointed out that as soon
on has surprised even the officials W ashington Man W ill Com e
as the railroads reach here, which
of the railroads and of the com-
in A pril to Im prove
will be early in June, the coat of
mercial bodies who advertised ex
materials entering into the con
tensively to bring Oregon to the
struction o f concrete sidewalks
attention of people in the east.
will Lx* cheapened to such an e x
They estimate now that more
The Spokesman is in receipt o f tent that the property owners
than 3 0 .0 » persons taking ad
vantage o f the colonist rates will a letter from George Ijvesly, sr. can afford to lay them in front of
their business houses.
visit Oregon in March and April. o f Sumner. Wn.. in which he
The matter was gone over quite
It is estimated that of this num says he is coming here in April
and it was decided to take
ber fully two-thirds will remain to go on his land between this
action in the matter
and become permanent residents.
o f the railroads
The others may drift hack east,
the probable j
having come merely out of curi
osity and the desire to travel.
At the Great Northern offices
H IL L M A N
in St- Paul and elsewhere it is irrigated section in the Redmond
stated that about 85 per cent of District, and he saw no reason
W. R. Davidson was a visitor
the inquiries received were about why this whole section should
Oregon, and that thousands will not be settled up at a rapid rate at Redmond Monday.
Mr. Smith, the Hillman barber
come into Central Oregon over as soon as the homeseekers found
out what the advantages were in went to Redmond today on a
the Oregon Trunk Line.
The towns in this part o f the this district, and he looked for business trip.
W. R. Davidson has his new
state are making preparations to some o f them to come down here
take care o f the newcomers as as soon as the railroad was com- shop building almost completed.
A number of real estate sales
they arrive, and adequate facili- pleted to this point,
have been made in this vicinity
ties will be provided for their
the past week. The land around
here is attracting considerable
About an average o f 2500 colo- Exaggerate
as it is all good.
nists are arriving in Portland
daily over the Harriman and Hill
»ometimes how re
At the meeting held here last
systems, and it is expected that Port» will get circulated around Tuesday to take action on central-
this number will continue for ant* *>ow many different versions ¡ ^ ¡ 0,, Gf schools a large num
County SupL j
several days. But it is expected wil1 ** *>ven the 8ame subJect; ber turned ou t
that the greatest rush will be the
week a story was started Ford was here and talked the
last week o f the low fare period. that,,l’ rank McCaffery had return- matter over with the people.
in April, when 3000 daily arrivals *d Wednesday night from New
The feed barn here has been
are looked for.
York w,th 100 homeseekers, and doing a heavy business the past
Railroad officials state that the “ *** person heard telling the week or ten days.
Central Oregon, being the best stor>’ had ll *hat Frank was «>m* has been full with freigh ters'!
and most largely advertised part
m Thursday night with 200 teams.
Mr. Winnifield is putting up a
o f the state, will draw thousands men and a car load of automobiles.
large sign so that people can see
who want to settle on the present And there you are.
it from all directions.
cheap irrigated land.
$30,000 H otel
Work on the Hagard Bros. ’ ■
fo r Madras*
stone building is t>eing pushed
This Section and Climate
Just Suits Them
A party of Portland capitalists forward fast, and the building
will soon be completed.
F. H. Funk o f Sheridan, Wyo., are contemplating the immediate
The following registered at the
and C. R. Harper o f Monroe, erection o f a modem hotel at Hotel Hillman during the past
Wn., who arrived in Redmond Madras, to cost in the neighbor week: R. A. Ford. J. E. Christ
last week are enthusiastic in hood o f $50,000. The hotel will iansen, Prineville; Mr. and Mrs.
their praise o f this section of the be o f brick and fireproof con W. J. Wanney, Two Bridge; C.
state. Mr. Funk said that this struction throughout It will be C. Corey, A. B. Dickey, Warm
climate was just what he liked two stories to begin with, occu Springs; O. Zackcrson, J. John
and he had no idea that Oregon, pying a ground space o f 100x100, son, A. P. Johnson, Seattle; S.
and especially this part o f the hut will have foundations capable H. Snyder. Seth Dickey, Bend;
state, could produce such delight o f carrying two or more addition Geo. O’ neil, W. A. Wallace.
Mr. Harper was al stories.
O’ Neil; W. B. Chapman, Red
also loud in his praise o f the cli
Roy A. Bush arrived here last mond. S. T. Vaughn, Madras;
mate and country, and stated he week from Deshler, Neb., to take J. Proder, St. Joe, Mo.; M. Mc-
was going to locate here, as he the position o f cashier in the Millen, Portland.
thought it was no use to look any State Bank o f Redmond. Mr.
further for a good country that
Bush is an experienced man in
combined both climate and soil.
the banking business.
well pleased with this country
P. A. Woolley was a Bend visi
what little he has seen o f it so tor Saturday.
far, and thinks there is a great
Mrs. J. W. Baker of Redmond
future ahead for Redmond.
is sick at the home of her parents.
JAMES B. GREEN, Proprietor
Corner o f Seventh and E Sta.,
' >“ 7'% !."'“
State Is Setting a
A conservative .h a a L -^ T
for conservative people
Interest paid on time deposits
W. S. R odman , Pres.
given the movement as more ¡
men who would go into such h
project have located in the city.
The proposed site of the Club
House is an ideal one. The Jooa-
tion is ut tractive, and within a
few minutes walk of the center
of the city. One important fea
ture is the natural latriti in the
lied o of f the Deschutes r river
door sooth of Oregon Hotel
Now in complete running order and
turning out High Grade Bread and all
kinds o f Bakery Goods, which are sold
on a CASH basis.
12 Loaves of Bread for a Dollar
Fresh Doughnuts every Saturday
In connection with the bakery I carry a
nice line o f Staple and Fancy Grocer
ies that I sell at moderate prices for
CASH. Your patronage solicited.
CLUB HOUSE PROJECT
IS BEING TALKED OF
CASH GROCERY AND BAKERY
WM. H. HOBBS, Proprietor
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wimer. She
W. S. Rodman, president of was taken sick while visiting
Headquarters for Good Things to Eat
the Redmond State Bank, who here.
Attractive Natural Location owns a couple o f blocks in Ellin- John B. Wimer will return
S o u th 6 th S t i
ger's Addition, will soon begin from Portland in a few days.
Can Be Secured
to build there. He intends to John has been living at Portland
put up a $3000 residence on his for the past two months, but will
property this summer.
; return toTumalo for the summer.
See Jones Land Company
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Woolley
OWNERS (Not Agents) for easy.,
Ranch for Sale
A number of the young men of
gave another dance Friday night
towns on iota in Melrose Park.
the city have been discussing the
The Greenacre Ranch, 40 rods at the old Smith mill.
Get your fresh fruits, candies question o f buying some property from school house, 5 miles south
A number o f people from this
and nuts at J. A. Norwood’s and ‘ n
Mountain View Addition west o f Redmond on Laidlaw vicinity were at Bend Friday
you will always be satisfied as he and building an up-to-date club road. 42) acres, well improved giving testimony in the contest
sells only the best.
28tf ho,18e there this spring.
This and well fenced, new buildings, case of E. H. Edgington on his
matter was partially taken up 5-room house, ham, granary, 2 homestead near this place. From
Our label is a guarantee of last year, but nothing definite hen houses, new cistern and
what your correspondent can
purity and accuracy.
v. as done at that time. Since stone cellar. Phone or call on learn it is presumed that Edging-
Red Cross Drug Store.
33tf then a new impetus has been A. A. Green, Pleasant Ridge.
ton will win out.
A Furniture Talk
I want to tell the people of Red
mond and vicinity that if they want
ANYTHING in the Furniture Line to
come and see me, for selling Fur
niture and House Furnishings is my
business, and they will be favoring
their pocket books when they buy
at my store.
My New Stock of Furniture and
Housefurnishings has now arrived
and I would like you to inspect it
— there may be something you need
C. H . I R V I N
The House Furnisher
Do you like real
Just received a new
lot of assorted flavors
M E N D E N H A L L ’S
Warren & Woodward
IRRIGATION, SUBDIVISION. LAND SURVEYS
Estimates Furnished on Power Plants.
W* h»vr had 10 year»’
en en re,
sii branche» of
b ru ii
Rooms 5 4 6. Rank of Commerce Bldg., P. 0. Box 260 REDM OND
W H I T E ’S
A m u s e m e n t
...H a ...
Bowling Alleys, Billiard
and Pool Tables. Every
thing first-class. You are
invited to come in and
roll the balls.
F. M. W H IT E , Prop’r
Corner 6th and E St«.,
REDMONI), 0 RE-
KOHL O REDERER
Desert and Homestead
. Locations .
Painters and Decorators
Novelties in Signs, Metal and Wood
P r o m p t W o r k , S a t is f a c t io n G u a ra n te e