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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (April 27, 1911)
Published at the “ Huh City ” o f Central Oregon
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REDMOND, ( HOOK C O U N TY. OREGON, T H U R SD A Y. A P R IL 27, 1911
R. R. OFFICIALS
Notice Markwl (irowth in
City and Surround
SAY KKDMONI) IS
THK (O M IN O TOW N
Mon* Publicity I h I’lanimi
for Thin Section of
F. W. Graham. western indus
trial ami immigration ng'-nt of
the Great Northern K. It., with
i*a»h|narter* at Portland ; .1. I.
Springer, traveling freight and
liusai-ngcr aifi'iit of the name road,
and Hoke Smith of Minneapolis,
representing the Twin City Com
mercial Club and Northwestern
Development lin g u e Cong resa
that will meet at Helena May 4th
and 6th. arrived in Redmond last
Friday in an automobile from
The object o f the visit watt to
*ee what progreaa thia section of
the alate waa making and to
gather material forpublicity work
to thoroughly exploit the ter
ritory through which the Oregon
Trunk Line will nin.
ham waa in Redmond a year ago
laat February, and attain in a few
weeka ainoe. He
every time he came to thia aec-
tion he aaw vast changes laith
in tlie aettlement o f the country
and the growth o f the city o f
Redmond. He atatea that in
hia opinion Redmond waa des
tined to la^come one o f the moat
cities along the line o f the Ore
gon Trunk road.
“ You have the irrigated coun
try tiehind your tow n ." said Mr.
Uraliani, "and Redmond cannot
help but become a city of irn|a>rt-
unco. It haa the heat chance o f
any city 1 know o f along the new
railroad. Your publicity altout
thia section of the country haa
worked wonders in drawing at
tention to Redmond and thia dis
trict. and in a few yeara I pre
dict that those who helped to fos
ter the publicity movement of
thia acction by giving their money
and time will lie amply repaid,"
continued Mr. (iraliam.
President J. W. Brewer o f the
Redmond Hunk o f Commerce,
chaperoned the railroad officials
while here, and introduced them
to the leading business men of
the city. From here the party
went to Bend where they re
mained during the balance o f the
The "House Advertising" that
a number o f Redmond merchants
and businessmen Fiavecontracted
ads in. will appear in next week’ B
issue o f The S|>okesman. The
cut o f the House arrived from
Seattle too late thia week for
Auto Kuna Into
I-aat Thursday night an auto
Madras containing five
Itersons went into the main irriga
ting canal on E. street and spill
ed the occupants o f the car into
the water. The car turned over
and aome o f the passengers were
imprisoned underneat the mach
ine in the chilly water.
lucky chance none o f the pas
sengers were injured, and aside
from a thorough wetting they
came out all right.
o f the steering gear to work was
the cause o f the accident.
Willis Graham o f Phoenix,
Arizona, was in Redmond last
week in company with the Great
Northern officials who were tour
ing this section. Mr. Graham is
looking over the country with a
view o f locating, and stated that
about twenty people from his
town would come to this country
in about a month, as they had
heard so much about the re
sources o f the Redmond district.
“ HERE WITH THE GOODS”
"T o I k * S IL E N T when you have knowledge to impart is a ( ’ RIME like unto being G A R
RULOUS when you have nothing to say."
We have said a great deal about our various items in our previous issues, that it way be
you are skeptical, (you have lots o f company all over the country!. Missouri is the greatest
birth state in the Union. Missouri is a good state, and "Show m e" is a good adage, but there
arc some la'tter states, and a majority of people on the Pacific SI o | h - believe that this is a better
country than Missouri, so is the belief and knowledge that we are "there with the goods."
( ompare prices and (|uality. and if you are not in the satisfied class, advice us and the money
you have |>aid will I k * refunded or full credit w ill lie given if you have an account with us.
T O S A Y LESS W OULD BE USELESS.
TO ASK MORE W OULD BE FO O LIS H ."
A lar^e assortment o f Men’s and Children’s SPRIN G HATS
in all the newest shades and shapes.
Be sure and get one
before the assortment is too much broken.
We are leaders in this line, and our stock o f Ladies’ and
Gentlemen’s Notions is the largest in this section.
you to inspect this department.
Our Grocery Department
I)o not forget that we carry the Largest Stock of Groceries in the city
which we always sell at Money-saving prices.
Here are a few samples:
Table Peaches, c a n ...........
Dry Peaches, lb
Hominy, per can
P. S. Asparagus
Split Peas, lb
Queen Olives, in bulk, pt........30c
Dry Apricots, 6 lb s ................$1.00
Peanut Butter ............. 15, 25, 35c
Columbia Oats, pkg..................40c
Violet Oats, p k g ..................... 15c
*1.50 PER Y E A R
Lowest in Price, Highest in Quality
This space will be used by
me next week to tell you
about my New Line of
Spring and Summer Clothes
E. L. R A P P
OREGON TRUNK NOW THE NORTH BANK HAS
REACHES OPAL CITY SHORTENED SCHEDULE
Railroad Is Within Fifteen Better and Quicker Service
Miles of Redmond
On Oregon Trunk Line
The Oregon Trunk began on
Material improvements were
the 17th receiving freight as far made in both local and through
as Opal City, four miles from train service on the North Bank
Crooked River, and 15 miles from Hoad and the Oregon Trunk Rail
It will be three way beginning Sunday.
months before the Crooked River
The shorter schedules for the
bridge will be sufficiently far through trains betters the run
along to permit trains to cross ning time between Portland and
and proceed toward this city. Oregon Trunk points, and the re
Passenger tickets can be bought adjustment o f the local trains
to Opal City now. The Jones makes the departures and arriv
Warehouse Co., a Bend corpora als at Portland more convenient
tion. will handle the warehouse from the standpoint o f connec
business at Opal City. The rail tions. and local intermediate
road company is constructing a points will be better taken care
platform 400x60 feet, which will of.
With the Oregon Trunk now
have a special siding its entire
as far as Opal City, regu
length, and upon which the ma
lar service is afforded between
jority o f the shipments will be Portland and that point.
stored until loaded upon freight train leaving Portland on the
wagons. All o f this will be cov North Bank at 8 a. m. will make
ered by tarpaulins for protection d o s e connections with the Ore
from weather, and will be guard gon Trunk and will land passen-
. gers at Opal City at 8:50 p. m.
ed by a special watchman, day 1 Leaving out the train starts
and n igh t Perishable goods will from Opal City at 7:30 in the
be stored in sheds.
, morning and arrives at 8:15 p. m.
FISHING TACKLE and
The fishing season is now here
and we can fit you out with
anything in the Fishing Tackle
Line— hooks, poles, reels, bas
kets, etc.— at a price you can
afford to pay.
Come in and see our stock.
NORWOOD & ANDERSON