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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1911)
The Redmond Spokesman
Published at the “ Huh City ” o f Central Oregon
Note Many Changes Since
Their Visit About
a Year Ago
BATHER M A TE R IA L
FOR IT B L K T T Y
Rapid Settlement of Red
mond Dint riet Ap
peals to Them
The following |>»rtv of (¡real
Northern railroad official» arriv-
«•<1 in Redmond Surnlay night: K.
lardy, k'eneral immigration
■Vent, St. I'aul; F. W. Graham,
"entern inriuatrial and Immigra-
tion agent. Portland; O. A. At
wood. immigration agent, St.
I aul, W. F. Freneh. manager of
the Oregon exhibit ear» of the
Freat Northern railroad; W. C.
Wilke». a»»i»tant general freight
and pHMM.mger agent Portland;
J. T. Hardy, traveling freight
and paaaenger agent, Portland;
and I* (¡rinwold, ilintrict engi-
I he immigration officials were
on a tour «if in»|N‘etion of thi»
neetion to note th<* improvement«
ami progreaa that that had been
made aince their visit here a year
ago. arid to gather Information to
lie used in further exploiting the
i-entral [»art of th«* »tale in the
company'» literature that ¡»wide
ly circulated in the «*axt. The
purty n u »urpriaed to »ee the
gr«-at change that had l»*en rna«l«*
in Redmond in the way of build
ing and municipal improvement»
which ha» placctl Redinund in
rank a» the necond city in »ize of
l»ipulation in the county.
The principal thing that ap-
peal«»! to them waa the increa»e<l
settlement on the irrigat«»! Ian«l
tributary t«» the eity that ha» ob tion i» published herewith in or-
tained the pa»t few month».
| den to give the county commis
The party remainerl here until sioners a chance to give the in
Monday morning guth<*ring data formation sought:
ami looking th<* country «»ver.
Rend, Ore.. May 20.
From here they went to Sister» Kditor Spokesman:
and Laid law.
I)«*arSir I am told that the
county commissioners have about
Mi»» Myrtl«- Hutler gave a lun $4.000 worth o f roa«l machinery.
cheon to the memtx'nt o f the Would you. as a matter of infor
“ Valley Farm” troop«* that put mation to th<* tax [tayers of Crook |
on the play here Tu«*»day night. «•ounty, get a statement of what
was bought and who it was
liought from, what it cost the
c«junty, and let the people o f the
«•ounty know about it?
S everal T axpayers .
R. R. Musiness
(iueHtiona Asked That Co. Continues Good
W. C. Wilkes, assistant gener
al freight and passenger agent
Give Anwer To
The Spokesman ¡« in receipt of
a communication from Rend sign-
ed “ Several Taxpayers” , asking
for information in regard to road
machinery owned by the county.
As The S|»oke»man i» not j>o*ted
on thi» matter, the communica
o f the Great Northern railr«jad,
while here this week stated that
freight and passenger business
on the Oregon Trunk road from
Opal City to Portland continued to
be satisfactory and showed no
signs o f decreasing.
The Spokesman's Job
It's very poor economy to buy merchandise so inferior in «juality that it «loes not give you
complete satisfaction. It is extravagance to pay m«»r«* than reliability is worth.
There an* thn*e classes o f merchandise:
The Kxtravagnntly Cheap, the Reliable Standard, and the Extravagantly High Priced.
This store »iHs ialir.es on the merchandise that belongs to this middle class.
Ami we are
sun* that in doing your purchasing you will serve your own best interests, and secure complete
satisfaction in choosing fr«im these reliable goods.
In fact, we guarantee complete satisfaction in every purchase made here.
This week we offer a number o f specially priced lots as an added incentive to June
business. Itead the list they are Money Savers.
W e have the moKt COMPLETE STOCK
OF SHOES in Central Oregon, and car
ry Much fam ous brands as the Gotziun,
Packard and John Strootman’s.
Y ou will find our Dry (ioods Depart
ment always Complete.
Indian Linens, popular for White
Dresses and Waists, in 15-20-25c grades.
Ribbons in all widths and shades.
You will find our Ladies Muslin and
Knit Underwear complete in every detail.
A good House Lining at 5V4C per yd.
We are selling these Shoes
at Very Reasonable Prices
You’ll be sorry if you do not get a pair
I have just received a large
shipment of these celebrated
goods in Spring and Summer
weights and styles.
I want you to see this line of
G U AR AN TEED
for I am certain you will be
satisfied with the goods, fit and
Better come in today.
E. L. R A P P
“ The Head to Foot Clothier." Redmond, Or.
MANY GOOD HORSES STOLE POSTMASTER’S
TO BE AT RACE MEET BIKE BUT WAS CAU6HT
Arrangements Well Under Owner of
W heel Captures
Way to Make Event
Thief On the Road
Arrangements for the three
Last Thursday night while
days’ race meet to be held here Postmaster J. A. Norwood was
Wednesday. Thursday and Fri at band rehearsal some one stole
day; June 14-15-16, are progress his bicycle that was standing be
ing satisfactorily, and the best hind the postoffice.
race meet ever held in the coun Norwood went to get tne wheel
ty is promised.
to ride home he discovered the
Owners o f good race horses theft, and began to get busy on
from different sections o f Central the phone to locate the thief.
Oregon have notified the promo
He located the thief at Hill
ters o f the event that they will man where he had stayed over
enter their horses, and good rac night and Friday morning Mr.
es are assured.
; Norwood started in pursuit. He
In addition to the horse races caught the thief north o f Hill
there will be ball games, foot man as he was going up a hill,
races and other amusements to and recovered his property.
keep something doing at the
The fellow who stole the bike
track all the time and give the claimed that he bought it from
spectators plenty o f amusement some young fellow in Redmond.
1 for their money.
As the postmaster had no way to
The meet has been extensively bring the fellow back he let him
advertised and it is anticipated go. And now Mr. Norwood has
there will be a large attendance taken measures to insure the fu
ture safety o f his wheel.
here during the three days.
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Spokesman for job printing.
Our Stock is always complete
Men’s Corduroy Pants.
They are good
Regular $3.50 and $4.00 kind we
are selling at money saving prices.
Bear in mind that your dollars have a large
purchasing power at our store
Gal. can'Solid Packed Peaches......... $ .50
Coal Oil per g a l..............................................30
Sugar, 15 lbs. f o r ................................... 1.00
Rice, 16 lbs. f o r ....................................... 1.00
Dry Raspberries, lb......................................30
We have just received a shipment of
Coffee, a fine grade, that we sell for
25 c. per pound
WHY PAY MORE WHEN YOU CAN BUY FOR LESS AT
B R IN G
can be had at our New Soda
Fountain— the best appointed
fountain in the county. If you
are thirsty, come in and let us
serve you with your favorite
Yrou’ll like our service.
NORWOOD & ANDERSON