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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View This Issue
Published at the “ Hub City ” of Central Oregon
VOL. 1. No. 44
Ol THE SCHOOL
Plan to Put About $7000
School Hoard Now Working
Out Plana for (he
The director* of the Redmond
school »re working on plan* und
specification» to enlarge the pres
ent school building, und expect
REDMOND, ( KOOK COUNTV. OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1911
to have ull the details in such
(Col. Belcher feels proud of Red
shu|M' that work can begin on
mond, and well he may, for he
the building a* noon us the school
ha* s«*en it grow out of the »age
closes for the suinmer vacation.
bru*h into one of the be*t little
It is the intention to remodel
in Central Oregon.
the building and muke additions
to same, so that when the work
Culver to Dedicate
i* completed the sc I iimi I building
will l>e 72x76, with eight rooms.
The estimated cost for the new
State Evangelist Gregg of
improvements is in the neighlsir-
Portland, assisted by Geo. A,
h<*s| of $7,<NN),
Tuesday of this week was the Webb and wife, singers, has re
The school nttendance has in t»tb anniversary of the founda cently organized a Christian
creased so fast this year that ad
at Culver Junction, and
of the city of Redmond. On church
ditional room is an imperative tion
a new church building,
necessity. The present school May 8. 1906, Colonel W. A. which will be dedicated May ¡¿8th.
building is entirely too small for Belcher, who is still a resident of At the same time a county con
the present needs, and the hall this city, cleared off the sage vention of all the members of the
over Kendall A Chapman’s store brush and pitched his tent on Christian church of Crook coun
hu* been used for the eighth whut is now the corner of Oth ty will he held. A basket dinner
grade and upward.
and K streets, occupied at the will be served, and a general in
It is estimated that ull the space present by Gregory's Variety vitation is extended.
in the srh<K>l building when re store, but formerly khret Bros',
modeled, and containing eight store. From that date the town Ditch Outfit
rooms, will Is* user I the coming of Redmond was started, and
year, and that it will Is* only a Mr. Belcher, who was the found To Hillman
«juestion of a year or so when er. has seen Redmond grow into Tom Langdon’s big ditch out
another school building will have an enterprising city of l*etween fit that has been working south
to Is* built. The school |*>pulu- six and seven hundred people. of town on the Central Oregon
lion in Redmond has increased When he first located here Col. Irrigation Co’s, work, passed
fustcr than in any town in the Belcher )>oarded with Mr. and through Redmond last Friday
countv the past year, and the Mrs. F. T. Redmond, then the forenoon on the way to Hillman
school board promises to provide only farmers near Redmond, and where a camp will be established.
facilities for school nt*eds as fast in whose honor the town was Considerable ditch work will be
as they are demanded and the named. An extension of the (Co done in that vicinity as a large
money is available for the pur lumbia Southern railroan was amount of land has been sold in
promised Redmond w ithin a year that section, and it is the policy
after the colonel located here.but of the company to get water on
Spokesman for job printing. the roau never material ¡zed. the land as fast as possible.
WE HAVE BANISHED THE NEED OF
EXPERIENCE IN SHOPPING
We have !>anished it for all time in Redmond. Even a IRtle child can trade here now as
safely and surely as the shrewdest shopper of them all.
Our guaranty of quality und dependableness and style, and satisfactoriness in every other
detail, is a surety to you that the goods are right. All that you need to consider is. "I>o the
go**ds please me?” Do they become me?” "Is this what I want?”
Our plainly marked one-price system shows to you at first glance our very lowest ?nd only
price, so that all you need to consider is “Can I afford to pay that much?”
The value of the merchandise and the fairness of the price for that merchandise and the
satisfaction that the merchandise will give after the purchase need not I** considered by you at
all when trading here. For our guaranty insures you againt all loss, against all dissatisfaction.
If that kind of a store appeals to you as a good trading place, we’ll appreciate the honor of your
presence at our store.
J I Arrived, those Celebrated Summer Shoes. We have them in both Ox
ford and high cut, and in Mule Skin, V elour Calf, Vici Kid, Gun Metal, in
both Tan and Black, for Men, Ladies and Children.
T /V X T X ^ Q We have an exceptional good value in Men’s Leather
v X X jv X v X liO Gloves, nice pliable ones, at 35c per pair.
Men’s Work Shirts in endless variety, the kihd others
0 X 1 XXV X O charge 65 cts for we sell for 50 cts.
Also Negligee Shirts in a large variety of patterns, at $1.00 to $2.00.
We are Headquarters for GROCERIES. A few New Arrivals:
Headlight Oil in bulk, 30c per gallon. Bring in your can.
Dry Apricots, 3 lbs. for
50c Queen Olives, in bulk, p t.......... 30c
20c Sugar, 15 lbs for........................ $1.00
Dry Raspberries, lb.
30c Tillamook Cheese, lb ..............20c
Have you tried the Celebrated Olympic Hard Wheat Flour? It saves you time and worry
BRING IN YOUR EGGS AND BUTTER
E. L. R A P P
Wasco and Hood River counties,
whose figures are combined for
WELL PLEASED WITH the
purpose of com pars ion, be
cause ten years ago Hood River
had not been created,
SCHOOLS OL COUNTY county
make the greatest gain in rural
population, their gain being 196
per cent. Crook county is third
Supt. Alderman Agreeably with 117 per cent. In 1900 Crook
population was 3.301.
Surprised at Progress county’s
it was 7,198.
Thorp w as a Laidlaw vis
A salem dispatch of May 3d. itor Wm.
says: Superintendent of Public A slight rain visited the Red
Instruction Alderman returned
Section Sunday night
yesterday from an extended in-1 mond
has been appoint
spection trip through Central Ore ed deputy Miller
gon. and reports the district of the county. for this section
schools in that section of the Paul Kennard expects to go to
state are flurishing. He says
this week for a visit
every school visited in Central Arlington
Oregon showed remarkable pro with
Mrs. G. W. Shriner of Bend,
gress, and believes that section visited
Mrs. J. C. Williams Sat
will compare well with any other urday and
part of the state in the studies
and general student work. Mr. Mrs. W. S. Hutchins went to
Alderman attended the Teachers' Bend Sunday for a few days visit
Institute held in Redmond. April w ith her daughters.
29th. and was well pleased with /.. T. McClay has been ill for
the progressive work done there.
days and confined to his
The superintendent believes the several
new railroads are proving a great M. S. Huston,
help to the Central Oregon in Redmond for who
recently left for Canada.
The Spokesman editor last week
onto his residence lots in
El finger's Addition on the cor
According to the census report ner of 9th and A streets, and is
recently published. Crook county going to put in a garden and a
gets the third largest increase in lot of potatoes — for we think
population of any county in the spuds are going to be high next
state, during the past ten years. w inter.
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.
Lowest in Price, Highest in Quality
NORWOOD & ANDERSON
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