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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1914)
Published at the “ Hub City” o f Central Oregon
V O L 4.
IEW YEAR STARES OFF WITH
AN EARLY MORNING BLAZE
FOR 1914 SEASON
HU.Ns Al.l. NOW POINT TO Ml « II
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D A M A L E IS DONE TO H O TE L • Ul/rim In T ill« Nffrtlon
B U IL D IN G — E F F I C I E N T W ORK BY THK FIR E M E N PKK-
IN S U R E D
An alarm >>( fire waa turned in On« morning at 2:15. canned
k\ a Itlaxc in the Hotel R.-dinond liar.
The tire department re-
|l: .led prompt!) to the alarm and in half an hi nr the lire waa
For a time it liaiked aa if the tire Would Spread to the hotel
| ; nit nnd endanger the balance of the bu in<■
ection of the
r >. hill the tire department, under Chief Well«, did 'Ill'll edicient
lurk that the lire wa« con tilled to the interior of the place where
It >« .g’inated
Hotel Redmond in located In the buaine«« center of the
rii\ . and had the Ore gotten a ipaal atari the whole of the city u;i,
ii, danger of d«*«trticlion
A' l o '« the «tr>et from the h ’ r| i*
r . large department »tore of l.vnch A; RoU-rt • (the larg. «t «tore
in Central Oregon) and tin- Hotel Oregon, winch would surely
have caught lire had the II ’tel Redmond la-gun to burn.
■ would tin'll have (-.m.mummied to other building north
1 1 .ii i.th «treet, and taken out the who!« bu«ine«« district.
fortunately there wa« no wind blowing at the time and tin
■ lire department had only to confine their attention to the original
The pressure on the water main«, which had recently
l«en mve«tigated. wa.« giHnl at the iM-ginning of the lire, and for
that reason the tire wa.« held down to a «mall limit.
The origin of the fire, after careful inventigation, tends to
«how that it originated from spontaneous combustion from
matches kept in a locker underneath the hack bar in the Hotel
This theory is borne out by the fact that the under side
of the locker was burned and charred, while the top of the hack
bar was intact.
A large hole was burned through the hark bar
from underneath, showing charred wish !, which substantiate« the
alaive statement that the lire started from Iwlow the hack bar.
The matches that were in the locker were a quantity of Jupanese
matches, which are known to I h * susceptible to climatic conditions
and s|aintaneous combustion.
The loss to the Hotel Redmond Bar is estimated at $!>r>nn
and to the Hotel Redmond at $.r>iMi, fully covered by insurance.
One t h i n g that prevented the lire from spreading from the
originating place was the fact that the inside of the Hotel Bar
was lined with Beaver Board, and after the tire it was found that
tin« taiard had withstood the (lames with remarkable persistency.
HHII'MKNTH M I I »
i h m .«,
tin n in g
l(<'<tm»iu! business man ami Intel
ligent farinera In thn district ailja-
ranl lo Ihla city, are very optlmlallc
In ihelr vie*» regarding the hualneaa
ami proaperlty outlook for the year
M M . and stale they see no reason
*)iy I he coming year should not be
llie beat, and even better, than ev< r
experienced In Ibis section of Cen
Itiirliig the past year all ■ laaae« of
I ualneaa In Kedmond haa been good.
The farmer« have realized money
from their products, anil the belter
organliatlon of hualneaa for Hi«
coming year mean« that all classes
The hualneaa hour, a In
Itedmond are now down lo a solid
basis, no one claaa of bualm-aa, with
the exception of one or two. being
overdone or overcrowded
mean more prospcrlty for the rner-
■ antlle trade
now hii outlet through the Itc lmund
Union Warehouse (or nearly all of
their products, which
them to g. t hold of money, and In
thla way they will be In a punition to
meet their obligation«
la-adlng hualneaa men In Kedmond
state they see no reason why the
year IS! 4 should nol be a prosper
ous one tor this section of the state.
N AMKM FOR
I ji « i
Speaking of (he
benefits of Ihe parcel post service In
augurated by the postofltce depart
ment a year since, the people In the
rural communities during the past
year have used It in many ways that
before had not been thought of. Un-
der the new ruling of the depart
ment In the parcel post service that
*111 go Into effect January 1. some
enterprising farmers In this section
expert to take advantage In the way
of marketing thrlr produce In sec-
lions »here transportation of heavy
goods Is very expensive
stand that our enterprising neighbor
It (' Hale, h»» NkCtH AI the Idea of
»ending some feed down into the Sil
ver loxke country by Ihla method
Hla tirsi venture will be u ton. and
for 60 pound» the coat will be f>4
rents, this being considerably
(han he could poaalbly get Ihe grain
nut there by hla own team or by the
Newspaper advertising pnys.
our frlenda and patron« for the very liberal hualneaa accorded to us
during the paat year.
Into the New Year.
Aa one and all you will soon turn the corner
I.ook back over the road you have traveled the
Have you saved anything for the “ rainy day" that never
falls to come?
Have you been true to yourself and your family?
If. not. once more before you step out Into the New Year call at our
hank and make a deposit. If only of one dollar, and in twelve more
short months take another retrospective glance and see how much
pleased you will he with yourself
the way your
multiplied from the one little seed you planted In our bank January
We wish every young man In the community would start
a hank account with the New Year.
It would not mean much to
ua. hut it would mean lots to them.
How many will make the ex
Have your idle money drawing interest for you on the
llrst day of the glad New Year, 1914.
salvation, It's free.
Thla is our advice. and, "TTY?
While the feeling of good fellowship
Is In the air and good resolutions are being made for the New Year,
would It not he a good Idea to resolve that you will save more money
duriug the coming year than during the paat one; then come in and
open an account with us and watch It grow.
The Spokesman haa the name of
every taxpayer In Crook county, with
their poalofflce address. Persons de
siring names for mailing or other
purpose» can secure same at thla of
fice at a reasonable ligure.
TAINTED SPUD IS
Redmond Bank of Commerce
ll \ It
I l (t * N| I N I I t i l i *
« « *1 N r i i l K S
Kxpert« Xd»l»e Finlmrgo 1 >n Tuber*
I non l»l*lrict» \\ tier«* l*l«ea»e
Kxlala— tiritón I'rnlnlx
Whether common Irlah potatoes
from Canada. Newfoundland, (¡rent
Britain. Ireland and Continental Ku-
rope «hall be barred from Ihe t'nlled
Slates because of the danger of Im
portation of dangerous plant diseas
During I hr year ]U(I closed the
es or shall be admitted under the
farmers In thla auction enjoyed more
same rcatrictlons aa apply to nursery
prosperity than ever liefore
stock, was the subject of a hearing
had a mrana of k «III iik thrlr
recently «1 Washington before the
dm la lo market and thereby getting
I HK PAID F I. IttS T
Kederal Horticultural Hoard at the
hold of m»n«y. which In formrr \\ II.I.
l\ T H K III T T K It TR A D K direction of Secretary Houston
year« waa a hard maMrr lo do. when
Senators and representatives of
ll ana a i-aar of "everything going
The Portland Journal «aya:
Be several slates protested against any
out and nothing roiiilnK In "
During lhr auninirr ihr farmer ginning with the flrst of the year, policy whereby diseased potatoes
could aril all Ihr garden alulT he both city and country creamery men might get Into this country. A few
ralard, lo Ihr Orraon Trunk lly for propoae making good liar of the par members, however, suggested that It
ronaumplIon on Ihrlr
dining rara. cel poet for the ahlpment of butter would be wlae to permit Ihe entry of
hotrla and at ronatrurtlon rampa to pointa both within and nut of Ihla foreign potatoes In the hope of re
Kor year« the creamerlea ducing Ihe high prices of food.
Alao h« could make a "communtly" ! «late
The Hoard listened to representa
ahlpinrnl and aril on« or morr calllr have need the varimi« express róm
or hnga, whrr« brforr Ihla waa not panle« for the tranaportatlon of their tives of several governments and to
Hate« have been rather pathological experts of various states
Whrr«. In formrr year« lh« farm-1 high at all time«, creamery men aay, and then look Ihe question of en
cr did nol ralar any hog« lo aprnk and tlieae hare had to be taken Into forcing Ihe embargo on potato Im
of. now h« la going into that bind ronalderatlon when price« were Axed portation under advisement.
The «late pathological expert« ad
nr«« extensively, for hr can now grt for their product. The parcel poet
vised a strict embargo for a period
Ihrm to mark«! without waiting for offer« faater aervlre and lower rate«
of years on the ground that potato
a car load of thrm lo grow up and and aa package« weighing fit) pound«
j diseases are known to exlat In cer
thm ah Ip
tain portion« of every foreign coun
Another factor that ha« worked drat of the year, the creamery men
try Included In the I*epartment of
much lo the betterment of Ihla arc propoae taking advantage of the op-
| Agriculture'« notice on the «object.
Hon la the creamery located here, portunltlea preaented by thla branch
Lord Kuatace Percy, third aecre-
and which pnya the hlgheat market of I'nole Sam'« aervlre
lary of the Hrltlah Embassy, express-
price for good hotter fat. During the
that Ihe United Slates
l.ocal new«, general news and Ihe ! ed regre)
paat year Ihla plant haa put a nice,
should have suggested the embargo
ronifortahle aum of money Into the latest new« are feature« of thla pa
j on Kngllsh potatoes without co-oper
pocket« of the dairymen, and three per.
ating with agricultural experts of
'lalrymen are reallilng that there la
That country In their Investigation of
money In good dnlry herd«, and mar
good bu sines» for clever advert lacra conditions. To Impose an embargo
•tetlng a high grade product.
suddenly, he said, would be a dla-
Watch the ada In Ihla paper and lurblng farlor In Ihe scientific work
If you want to huy or «ell an aufo
I of the nations,
shop early and often.
or anything elee, advertlae
added, wished lo co-operate with the
Advertising In a good medium al United State« and other nation« In
Order that Job printing today and
a general policy of agricultural edu
ll*e ua lime to lake palna with the ways pays handsomely. The Spokes
man la a good medium.
Mnnr) l.nlng <lul
On the thresh hold of another year we want to pause to thank
I t It v|| Its M U S H IP I I I I *
lit I* Alt« KLN P itsT I lIK K iH T
PRODUCTS FROM HERE
M I.L H IA
LOSS, A N D A M . R E L A T E LOSS W I L L HE
IN N E IG H B O R H O O D OF $2.000, F U L L Y
to m trig \ i*nr
\ ENTS S E R IO U S LOSS A N D S P R E A D OK FIRE— H OTE L
$1.50 PER Y E A R
KKDMONI), ( B O O K C O U N T Y . OREGON, T H U R S D A Y , J A N U A R Y 1. IU14
COMPLETION OE NORTH CHRISTMAS EXERCISES PARCEL POST HARO
CANAL HELP THIS CITY HELD IN REDMOND ON RURAL
W IM ,
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LA N D
T i t i l l i - t;«*t*l* P ilo t.K \ M S G IVKN A T T H K
T A K Y TO K K D M O N I)
Some of the
CH U RCH ES
P A R C E L S O F F IF T Y
BK S H IPPE D
loxnd in Central ■Ijxrge Audience* Attend Both l*re»- The Bend-Silver laxke Mail Contrar-
Oregon Located Along Line
of Thl* Canal
One of the most prominent factors
that will aid the growth and prosper
ity of Redmond and Ihe whole com
munity surrounding the city. Is the
completion of the North Canal unit
of the Central Oregon Irrigation
Co's, segregation. Thla land Joins
the city on the east and Is composed
of some of the best producing soil in
Gov. West la trying to get the fed
eral government and the state to
lake hold of thla proposition and
complete it, and he la receiving the
unqualified support of every lire
wire citizen and farmer in thla aec-
Redmond will be. primarily, a
strictly agricultural city— supported
hv the farming community surround
ing It —and the sooner the good land
1 tributary to It Is thrown open to set-
tlenient the sooner will the cly be
gin to grow and take on the Import
ance that Is her due.
ICvery citizen should exert hla or
her influence to bring about thla de
sired result, and it Is hoped that the
governor will be successful In hla
cfforla to get the aid he desires to
complete thla much needd adjunct to
hvterian anti M. K. Rouses
tor Stanils to la*sc Heavily
A fte r January I
The Christmas program at the
A Bend dispatch says: The par
Presbyterian church waa opened cel post is playing havoc with the
with a Processional by the Sunday purse of the contractor on the star
School that marched In singing mall route between Bend and Silver
"Shine Out. Oh Blessed Star," led by Lake, It being reliably stated that he
Clifford Buckingham and Forrest is losing from $10 to $12 a day,
Fillers. who carried silver stars. This with an outlook of even greater
was followed by a tableau posed by damage after January 1. when larg
Freda and Kenneth Buckley, and er parcels will be mailable. During
Harry and Sam Bates, while the the past year the mall haa been so
Girl's chorus sang a lullaby. During heavy that there has been little
thla time the lights were turned off chance to carry expreas and bag
and the Christmas tree waa Illumi gage. as formerly, and the automo
nated by tiny electric lights and a biles have taken nearly all the pass
large star. Then came the following enger business from the stage line.
Reports from towns south of here
are that the merchants are going to
Invocation. b 7 Rev. Harvey.
Kxerclae of welcome by the Infant make up much of their freight after
It reaches here. Into parcels of 50
Recitations by John Rates. Major- pounds each and mail them from
le Brewer, Geo. Bradley. Harold Bend, as the postage will be practi
cally the same as the charges of the
Cline and John Bradley.
Song, "The Birthday of a King,” freighters for the 95 mile haul.
If such steps are actually taken It
by the school.
Dialogue, by Cynthia Hobbs. Wln- may result in bankrupting the con
nlfred Muni. America Rodman, Mar tractor. O. M. Cornett of Prtneville,
I as he will be forced to put on teams
cia Brewer and Irene Kendall.
to haul the freight mail.
Recitations, by Kenneth Buckley.
nett is under a $15,000 surety bond,
Langdon Rodemyer, Henrietta Jen
and there is no escape for him. His
sen. Ida May Bradley. Malda Khlers.
contract does not expire until June
Ktlgar Brown and Meda Gillette.
Plano duet, by Marjorie Brewer
and Irene Kendall.
If you want to sell, advertise— If
Our prices are all fixed at aa dose
Drill, by seven Juniors.
you want to buy. read the advertlae-
a Agii re aa GOOD PRINTING
i ments in The Spokesman.
Continued on Page 4
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