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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 2, 1913)
Published at the “ Huh City” of Central Oregon
REDMOND, ( KOOK COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY, JANUARY 2. 1913
e Past Year
Been Good 0 ^e
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nKI.li OCT TO THK IIKX.
$1.50 FER YEAR
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IM I I'Urt pWMI. lia b*tn llb*r») on* f.,r IUd
o* prosperity, all thing* taken into coi
Th«* «*ity ginn«*«! m«>n* in ¡mpmveinent* tiurmir 1912 than
>rvvi»ua year in Ha history. nn«l, whil«* a certain few tried
It 1* il li ,|i. ml noil ilmt Interests rep-
I the g r o w t h and pros|w*nty of (he city by giving it un-
General Kiertri, Cn
If notoriety, the march o f pr«>gn*«a h a a la-.-n ao s t r o n g a n d
of it . kind
il " U a . i a t e r a . " of
T ' " « M
. . . . .
i o i i m i . n o (leorge Jacobs 11(1.1 plant ' ' that
a ‘" .
». rnal ren ter that the derogatory efforta put forth against n. generate it. ,.ow.V at d m . Kali..
h a v e t H-c n pu«hi*d itsnl«*, a n d e n t e r p r i a e a n d r«*al m«*rit ■|,,l t«* which t !»*• li ««.j... ..nit riiy coun-
ju m p h ed .
I’r i n r i | w l a m o n g t h e i m p r o v e m e n t , t h e c i t y ha« Hl rr" ,nM>r granted a 50 year fran
1 d u r i n g 1912 are:
The purchase price la (Ivan
;m.(HM» municipal gravity water in te rn , with a preaaure of
, r. Mtd to h.v.
rid«, covering the whole city, with the inatnllation of 3« .)«. bought the Cove Power Co.
liranta in the huaine«« and reaidenco aectiona.
plant, another electrir light ronr.ni
electric light and power aystem that promise* to give a ‘M
,,n'l'*r «•onstruction. for the aun.
m. \ .re
i®*f°°t concrtte aidewalk* in th* buai- . . . . . .
m. city from a m . f . ii .
WE EXTEND TO OUR CUSTOMERS THE GREETINGS
OF THE SEASON AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR LIB-
WE SINCERELY TRUST THAT
THE PAST YEAR HAS BEEN AS PLEASANT AND
PROSPEROUS TO YOU AS IT HAS BEEN TO US, AND
WE HOPE THE NEW YEAR WILL BRING ADDED
PROSPERITY TO ALL.
•tion. A n i m p r o v e m e n t t h a t n o o t h e r c i t y in C e n t r a l O r- and light amt power was to have
pi-ft I h . hh I o f .
1« • n tiiriini on I.y ihe first. hut for
Srly i n liltK-ka o f W iaalen sid«*waik* in t h e r e « id e n r e d i s t r i c t *.....*' n •»<m the .late wa» extended
»■, deparlnw at *qulpp*d with a chemical engine, two hose
a..„,.e wa. called
li e byterian. costing $6.000. Baptist ft>i thoush the tisht |ie..pie > they
II. u o u . ......... ...
A u g . A. A n d e r a o n a t o n e b lo ck b u ilt o f l a v a ro ck , th*
( ' e n t r a l Oregon limit <•!' th ■ n u iteri.il
1 II I r vi n -.tone to r e
.1 1 . . »1 1 d • • itn- '•true' ire
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la rg e.!
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Intend to tnalnlaln a 14 hour aervtre
IVhether thè new ow nera of thè line
wlll (ratti more thnn Ihe franchine
ralla for, remalna to be aeen
MI T K H O I S N .I « «I. | ( M « m i .
tailatn.n of • he
eoii.i.lete print npr pl.n.*
P' g ti The Redmond Spokesman.
following new store building«: W. II. Anderson, I ’oa t o f -
A (1 Allingbam. \ .nceitC« hv. ry h.irii
Wi.Mleling of the Lynch a Robert* large department -•
a full plate gin«« corner.
remodeling of other «tore«, thus giving Redmond more
la.« fronts than any other town in Central Oregon,
i* building of 26 new houses, principal «if which is the J. K.
residence, coating in the neighborhood of $8,000, and the
Mush house in Kllinger's Addition.
ha« gained favorable aad widespread aotlea through
eond Annual Potato Show held in ()ctola*r last, and on ac-
of the exhibits shown at the Prineville county fair.
Hecember ««at her
taken al Ihe Redmond (experimental
Station hy T O. Stevens, ro-
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1 city was visited
by two destructive fire« in 1912.
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night of February 26th, when four business houses were
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out K. Maher, hardwnre; W. H. Hobbs, bakery and gro-
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]At \N right, furnitu re; ami The R<-dmond Spokesman otlice. » . . . 44
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** in this fire was in the neighborhood of $20,0(H). All of
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jrned out (Irma with the exception of K. Maher, an* in busi- 25 . . . 4 * . . 3 0 . . . . Clear
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txiay. and prospering.
27. . .
le -econd (Ire wa.« the Vincent Livery Stable fir«* in which a
2» . . . 3« . . . . . . . l»i Cldy
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it of hor«cM were burned to death, and a quantity of valu-
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nerrhandise on freighter«’ wagons was ileatroyed, bringing
Mean maximum. 4 3.
:tal loss up to nearly $20.000.
Mean minimum. 32.7 0.
•• citizens of Redmond can congratulate themselves on en-
Total . 83 Inch
Total «now fall. 4 Inrhra
th«* year 1913 with a good bunch of asset* in the way of
Clear days. 13. parity cloudy, IX.
utilities and city improvements, and the making of 1913 cloudy. 6.
Redmond Bank of Commerce
U. S. DEPOSITORY
Capital Fully Paid..................................$25,000.00
Surplus and Profits.............................. 3,000.00
DEDICATION OF THE
An Open Letter
To City Council
isful or otherwise, lies in their own hands.
On Friday. January to. th* iarKe
alone warehouse recently built here
Redmond Poultry Show
At a r^ p n t
meeting of the Redmond city council Wm. G.
by Ihe farmers of Redmond and vt-
finity. win be dedicated in the *f-
ternoon there wilt be speaking and
sd,tresses, and ban<r concerta , 8 F
Sykea. a t .t. - c r e t t r y o f the Oregon
Farmera l nlon. wlll be present and
deliver an .d d re... and g,K,d talk.
will be made by local men and oth-
era from different parts of the coun-
ty Refreshments will be served
both afternoon and evening
In the evening there wlll be a big
ball at the warehouse., with music
1 h w n ,x * on<> o f th e councilm en. m ade an em p h atic talk a n d in
tro d u ced a reso lu tio n in fa v o r o f h av in g th e council call fo r bids
on all c o n tra c ts fo r c ity work a n d supplies. A t th e n ex t m eet-
m g of th e council th e m a tte r o f th e city p rin tin g fo r 1913 cam e
up and E d ito r W a,k e r o f th e *.H ub ;* to ,d th e counci, th e w ork
. . .
coul<1 not ^ done a n >* ch e ap er th a n it w as being done by T he
Redm ond S pokesm an, th e p ap e r th a t w as app o in ted th e c ity of-
ficial p ap e r th ro u g h co m p etitiv e bids, an d said he w a n ted th e
work and would do it a t th e sam e price. W hich w as v ery kind
of M f W a,k er an d show ed hia h e a rt w as ¡n th e rig h t p lace_ fo r
by ihe Redmond t'oncert band. The
floor has been put tn good condition
for dancing. *nd an enjoyable time
Councilman Phoenix, in the bigness of his heart, and totally
ignoring the resolution he introduced at the previous meeting
to calling for bids when awarding city contracts, mov-
ed the c,ty Panting be given to Mr. Walker for 1913, and the
motion went through on wheels — the big four of course voting
for it. as it had been framed up they should by the “ Boss.”
The whole country.ide I. invited
to come to Redmond on the above
date and assist in dedicating this
big warehouse— the largest potato j
warehouse In the northwest.
Yesterday while O. A. Bradley was
opening a gale on the Hoover place
« miles north of town, his young
team dashed forward, knocking htm
down and bruising his chest and
head, one wheel of the wagon pass-
ing over his left ankle. The wagon
was smashed against a juniper tree
Mr Hoover hearing the noise came
Harris brought Mr. Bradley to the
city where he received medical aa-
The Spokesman for good printing
_ _ _ ___ _
HOW’ DID MR. PHOENIX KNOW’ THE WORK COULD NOT
BE DONE ANY CHEAPER THAN MR. W’ALKER SA ID IT
¡COULD? THE SPOKESMAN ARISES FOR INFORMATION.
The councilmen of the city are supposed to be elected by the
taxpayers, and to represent their interests, though a m ajority of
the present council seem to represent the interests of but one
Most of the taxpayers seem to think the council should
. . . . . . .
“*« common business methods to do
so, and right here the question comes up: Why did Mr. Pheo-
nix, the champion of bids for city contracts and supplies, give
away the city printing at a price set by the "Hub” editor?
THE SPOKESM AN
DEM ANDS. IN JUSTICE TO EVERY
T A X PA Y ER OF THE CITY, THAT THE CITY COUNCIL CALL
FOR BIDS FOR THE CITY PRINTING FOR 1913.