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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (June 6, 1912)
Published at the “ Hub City” of Central Oregon
KKDMONI), ( KOOK COUNTY, OKROON, THURSDAY, JUNE fi. 1912
< t n i.i: m \ \ i i i i i k
Th«». O’Brien Hit*« From
H eart Failure While
Crossi ni; Ditch
lieu W III ih i< uml f o u ll y |,naai-i|
t h ro u g h R ed m o n d Holiday In Ills 'J i
h o ra « pow er T h o m a s lly «r, «ri rotilo
lo l ' r u i « r La k e lo fieli uml lu m i fur
a few iluya
Mr. li m e s will k « I a
perm anent appointm ent In the D a iry
Cow I m p a r l .....ut al Die l o i r , Kxpo-
anion at San Franc isco, aa he la one
of th e heal Judges of One d a iry COW»
In thla cou n try .
M r t i r i n e re s id e)
It A N< IIEItH AT SIM MKIl
Idaho, for a n u m b e r of
y e a r»
T h e ro wa that he haa «h ip
STOP BORING IN IK.III
ped lo I lo » siale are giving excellent
C la y to n
a i r o n i pan led the pa rty aa a guent of
M rs Hr m e
n m s stru t \\ i l l.
Thou. O ’Brien, a one armed
nmn about 80 yearn old, who luul
been in the city for several
months, was found dead in the
irrigatin' ditch on f»th street at
the f Street crosninK Sunday
morning between 5 and fi o'clock.
City Mat dial McCluy was notified
and he summoned Coroner Hyde
The coroner and Dr. Edwards
and As^ stant District Attorney
Wlrta arrived about 1 o’clock and
inclh'il a jury. An autopsy
held ami the verdict arrived
at waa that O'Brien had organic
heart tr< ihlc and had had an at*
tack while crossing the ditch and
was den I before be fell into the
C I* J iii I k « who hrotiKht In ten
car loada of ro ta laal Saturday, re
ttoria that lie found a ready ante for
all of Ihe cattle. the rowa, calves
and a registered hull
row» were of good grade, and that I»
what Ihe dairy men around here art
Mr Judge advertises
that he will bring In two more car
loada the 13th and have them on
aale at reaaonahle prim,
h k iim u :»
i vi i
II J liederer. a car|ienler of thla
city, waa badly hurl Tuesday form
noon while doing carpenter work on
a barn for Mr. Atklnaou on his place
near the city
Mr Hedernr fell a
distance of 2! feet to the ground,
and sulTered a broken arm and sus
tained other painful Injuries.
I..U IM I < KMKNT AA \I.HS
MIDI OK Hit IT
W h ite d * l » l l r III town I Mat
WMMPfc gtii’ -cl to The Spoke-» man ( h i t
It* « M i d Imvr « large yield of fruit
4MI M a l f l h « I| Mil» year
Mr said h-
n « v * r #a* «11 kin d » of fru it« look ,ts
good M b Miry do Mila »eaanti Apple*.
Mr. Wh - tl Ml<1. would l»r abundant
la M a r l y all s e r i i « « » u( t h « rotin lv
Th » Si
esmsn for good ptlnllng
Work on 10-foot wide cement side
walks In front of Lynch A Itoberta,
the Hotel Oregon and the Oregon
Cafe on 6th street, waa begun this
week by Contractor Malone
laying of these walks will make a
decided Improvement on south 6th
The Spokesman for good printing
A dispatch from Summer Lake of
recent date says:
earth'» crust have caused John I’ar-
tln uml I I. Hale to abandon their
efforla to »Ink an arteslau well o i
the Partin ranch at the north end
Mr. Partin be
lieved that the ranch waa trying to
bury Itself, and Mr Hale was In fet r
that hla drilling machinery
sink with the earth
Work was started on the well sev
eral weeks ago and soon after the
earth begun to crumble and alnk
around the rasing
Then the whole
surface sagged (wo feet for aeverel
rods In all directions from the dr!!.'.
Partin and Hale became frightened,
pulled up the casing and withdrew.
There are more than 30 artealan
wells In the Summer Lake district
and each hole shows a different
earth formation or a different flow.
On (he ranch of L. Kllppel hole»
were leired for three artealan wells
A strong flow of good water waa dis
covered In one, a flow equally s i
strong, hut of different kind of w p
ter was struck In the second and th--
drillers encountered gas In the third
Summer Lake Is at the foot of a
It Is so pregnat-
ed with mineral, soda and salts that
flsh cannot live In the water
ogists say that the lake and sur
$1.80 PER YEAR
rounding valley at one time were on
a level with the top of Ihe rlmrock
hut gradually sunk away and aro
still sinking at the rate of a fraction
of an Inch each year.
ience at the Partin ranch seems to
corroborate this theory.
Now. ranchers are asking whether
their urteslan wells should not 1».
capped when not needed for Irriga
tion, aa they believe the crust of the
earth covering the artesian pocket Is
ko thin that It may crumble when
the water Is exausted. At one place
the artesian water Is so dose to the
nurface that a flowing well was dis
covered at 36 feet. Scientists hold
that the present generation of Sum
mer Lake la out of danger.
one well flowing on every ten acre»
of l»nd In the valley, according to
the scientific estimate. It would be
something like 5000 year» before the
water la exhausted.
Ilesldea, It la
argued, the water Is continually re
N O T IC E
The Spokesman has about 1,000
pounds of old type metal that Is Juat
the thing for babbit metal, packing
for boxes, etc.
Same will be »old
Large quantities sold
at a discount.
IH VT T H E B E HI>l(K FOB A W AN T
All TO IK» Dl A OI It
Something to sell for you, such a»
real and personal property? Some
thing to IK) for you, such as secur
ing a tenant?
Something to bring
about for you. such as an Improved
working force In your business?
Well, you can set a want ad to
work for you In a short time by con
sulting The Spokesman.
The Spokesman la In receipt of a
communication from Supt. Powers of
the (Experimental Farms,
"Talks to Farmer»." The same will
be published next week
I will arrive in Redmond on or before June 13th
with two car loads of High Grade Dairy Cows.
Holstiens, Big Jerseys, Red Durham and Ayrshires.
All For Sale.
C. P. JUDGE
Oregon Hotel Office.
IS ONE OF THE
The Spokesman for good printing
W ILD WEST IS HIGHLY SPOKEN
OK BY THOSE WHO
PIONEER DEPT. STORE
Bargain Opportunities Never Greater Than Now
HAYE SEEN IT
The Wild West Show that is to
exhibit here the 13th will draw aa
immense crowd to this city. As far
away as Burns In Harney county the
people are coming.
The show Is
said to be one of the best going in
The doings at this store during the month of June will be full of
interest to you. There are many needs for summer that by buying now
will save you lots of money.
SUMMER WASH GOODS
Now is the time to buy these seasonable
goods, and we are going to give for all of
next week Special Bargains in this depart
ment. Come in and look them over. It
will pay you.
W e have the largest and most complete
line to select from in Muslins-—
Skirts, Drawers, Combination Suits,
Corset Covers, Knit Vests and Drawers
in all prices and styles-
We save you money in this dep< irtment when prices and quality of
g(X)ds is considered. Our line of Pr eferred Stock can always be depend*
ed upon as being the best and cheap est.
Flaked Hominy, pkg
Purity Rolled Oats, pkg
15 to 35c
Cowgirl with Wild West
NEXT WEEK g 5PECIAL
llig A ssortm en t Ladies’ Shirt W a ists l/3 O ff
i Fine I^arge R aisins, per pound, 8 cents
In the Brick Building:
We bay Butter and K kks
Non-Rustahle Royal Worcester Corset
Our next religious services at the
Shepard School will be on June 3d,
Rev. Crenshaw- being unable to Oil
the intervening date.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bussett spent
Sunday at Bear Creek.
A. Judd, the local representative
of the Yakima Nursery Co., took or
ders from our farmers for nursery
stock last week.
Mr. and Mra. Frank Bayn were
entertained at the Earl Saunders’
Geo. C. Truesdale recently pur
chased a registered Holstlen bull
who bears the name of Wapato Eu
gene Colantha Boy.
of thoroughbred stock believe in
giving them names of sufficient
length to Impress the prospective
The main road between this place
and Redmond Is being improved to
'he extent of having the boulders re
moved. This much needed work is
sure to be appreciated by the farm
Geo. Hobbs, who has earned for
himself the title of “ Spud" Hobbs
has Just finished planting an eighty
acre tract to potatoes.
CLIN E FALLS
Preferred Stock Pineapple, can ......... 30c
“ Peas, 3 cans for
“ Jam, bottle
P O W E L L BI TTE
their line, and the attractions that
will be presented will be a treat for
all who attend.
Those who have atended the per
formances of this show are loud In
their praise, and the Redmond peo
ple are to be congratulated on hav
ing a chance to see this actual por
trayal of the wild west.
H. J. Rederer wishes to thank the
people who subscribed to the benefit
fund for hint after his accident, and
assures them their kindness Is much
Spokesman Classified ads bring
results— try them- -don't cost much
One of the head gates on lateral
U was washed out Monday, and ontv
the prompt action of the fanner»
prevented a great deal of damage
being done to the crops under Irri
gation from this ditch.
Mr. and Mrs. Woods are spending
the week near Black Butte at the
home of their daughter. Afrs. Brya't
Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield. Mr. and
Mrs. Fuller and friends of Pleasant
Ridge, were visitors at the Falls
Feed on the range in this section
is the best this spring that it has
been for years.
In many places
west of the river the bunch grass is
Mr. Bishop is back among ns
again, but expects to take his final
leave soon. He is yet undecided In
regard to his future location, but
thinks he will look over northern
Mr. Van Buskirk and family ex
pect to leave soon for northern Cal
ifornia. They will make the trip In
a covered wagon. We are sorry to
lose them from our community, but
hope they will find a pleasant homo
in our neighbor state.
Clover, alfalfa and all kinds of
grain are looking fine for this time
of the year.
Three years ago cows in this vlcln
Ity were very scarce and separators
were a novelty.
At the present
time there are very few farmer» who
do not own a small herd of good
dairy stock, and a separator to han
dle the milk and cream. Our people
seem to have preference for the Jer
Mr. Claypool Is w-orking at Powell
The Spokesman for good printing Butte.