Redmond Spokesman Published at the “ Hub City” of Central Oregon VOL 4. No. :«) REDMOND. ( KOOK COUNTY. OREGON, TH U R SD A Y, J A N U A R Y 29. 1914 k » IMPORTANT BUSINESS TRANSACTED AND «7 NEW At Recent Meeting Board Voten MEMBERS JOIN TIIE < l.l B— D. ( . FREEMAN OF THE Against the North Canal S. I*. & S. KY. CilYES A SERIES OF I.AND SHOW AND Proposi I ion CENTRAL OKKUON $1.50 PER Y E A R Advantages of a Bank Account, However Small It May Be VIEWS TO THE CLUB IN THE SPARKS THEATER— OCCASION CONTI.I DES WITH A RIO BANQUET AT THE REDMOND ORILL WHERE SPEKC IIES ARK MADE BY DIFFERENT MEMBERS (GOVERNOR WILL NOT ABANDON HIS PLAN’S It is well to pay bills promptly, but not to pay the same bill twice. Stule Treasurer Kay and Kngi- Bl !... Kpitiiiuinl Commercial «'lull ,1 a» «iiih u ilw lk lupolina un iho hi of January St There were 8u mbora of Ih» club prnaeut, amt rial «Iattura All through Iho «■UK ilio gol together «pirli pro I p ,I ami taken all tho ««ay through aaa »no of Iho boat ami miai In ’paling mooting« Iho rlub baa belt! ’ a nu in bar of month« A mmniunlrallon waa receive*! 3 i. ibr Klanialb Falla t'omniorrlal ub ««king tuia rlub lo cooperale lb I bo in amt uaa Ita offorta to havo « Williamson and ftpraguo river« r<i«a opon lo navigation an thee«- roaini could bo used for logging leratluna Un mol Imi a rouimltloo ■ , if liuy E Ihibaon. Will lì 1 M 1 ami II I. Hr bau aaa ap Intrd by President UovIman to ¡raft a roaulullon In rontpllanro « lili ro<|tioat of tba Klamath Kalla Ini J It Itnborta. rhalrman of iho i »• to Maura u appi (a!, Imlli.n for I hr iliih. n-iHiri. I rogroaa and lha rommllloa aaa In ruriod to continua Ita work Tho Park t'ummlttoa *aa Inatruri d to got busy" and bava aoniolhlng ••Unito to report at Iho halt maal M - M A l.ynrh of tha Good Itoada nmmlttaa. reportad that thny «aro orklng on tha pro|M>altlon and ot »artoil to aoon have aomethlng tan iblo lo olfor the club Win U PboanU of tho Kural Free Mall Houle ronimllloa. ro|iortad lhal a politlón had been circulated for a rural rmilo out from Itila rlly and 78 •Ignora obtained along Ibo route Tbr lutai number of aignora up to date, ho atated, waa 128 Mr Ifmenlt outlined the route propoaod, from Hediuond lo lm «a r Hrldge. air . ami atatod lhal la waa poaalblo that an oihor rural route rould bo eatabllah »■I oaal lo the Uonrbutoa Mellon It «aa patlmated that 150 people would bo aorvad by lha Ixiwar llrldga mulo Mr Pboanli alalod lie further «aid ho thought It would tie a good plan to hare tba rural mule pel Ilion noni lo nur nettatura and rnproaonlatlvea and have them help ua nut In thla mailer. Joe Howard made remark« on the atihjerl of lha propoard rural free d«l!*ory and aald ha would like to h«»e the club by raanlutlon endorse the petition, which Iho rlub did Ho further aald ho desired to aeo all lha people In thla section, city people ami farmers, aland together hand In hand on Itila matter, for co-operation » « « the aoltition of «ucce«« of any undertaking In Ihla aertlon. and If the people would all work together * « could gal whgt waa coming to ua I. E .Smith waa elected a member of the club by acclamation J W llrewer moved lhal lha prea Ment appoint n standing It. F. D. commina«, and J W Moore. Win. tl Phoenix, L K Hmlth. J. W. llrewer *bd J H Hubert« were appointed M. A. I.ynch aald It waa lime the Weal Side waa thinking over the matter of aolertlng a man for county ro.nmlaaloaer to be elected at the ruining fall election. lie aald we had no representation on Ihla aide of • he river anti waa of the opinion we • ere entitled to a com ml «alo nor K W. MrCafTery atlggealeil the name of U K Hmlth for county eom- mlaaloner. Mr Hmlth thanked the club for bringing hla name up for oHIce. anti •alii he hardly thought he waa Iho man to select for the office aa he waa mil well enough aninalnted In the rotinly to poll a large vole. J W. llrewer suggested a ron far- enee riimmltlee he appointed to con- (or with the I lend and other com mercial riuba aa regards a candidate for county commissioner lhal would he acceptable and could be elected. President Hodman appointed ua atich committee M A l.ynrh. K. W. Mr- I'alfery amt K K Morrill Mr llrewer aisled lhal Ihla rlub waa entitled lo n«e delegate# lo the Irrigation Congress lhal will meet In Portland February 13 1«, and ug- geated I he president appoint aueh delegates aa would lie terlaln to at tend the 111 eel lug President Hodman made a few re marks on llie advisability of Ihe peo ple In Hedmoml and Ihla aei-tlon. and tile members of Ibe club especially, gelling In rloaer touch with our sen alora amt representative« gt Wash ington. and writing Ihetn letter» oc casionally »titling Ibe needs of Ihla aertlon of llte slate About mem ber« present expressed thrlr willing- news lo write letter«, and follow lhem up until results were obtained H I, Janies made some pointed remark« on the question of the club securing permanent quarters and having a club room He aald he Ihoughl II would stimulate more In terval In the dub. be a place where Ihe farmers could go when they came lo town, and be a place where member« of (In- i lub could drop In at any lime for a chat or to read the papers or umgailriea The proposi tion met with favor and the presi dent appointed H I. James. J W Moore ami II F lieHouia a commit tee to look further Into the matter and ace what could be done toward securing a location, and to work out delalla of furnishing Ihe room with the tiei-caaary equipment Henry McKee, (he w«ll known railroad construction contractor who made Hedmoml hla headquarter« while building ihe Oregon Trunk Hy In Ihla aedIon. waa present and President Hodman Introduced him lo Ihe club and called on him fur some remark« aa to future railroad building In ihla pari of ihe county Mr McKee aald there would not be much railroad building any where In Ihe I ‘tilled Stale« and especially In ( ’ rook county until Ihe railroads could gel legitimate returns on their In« valtueula lhal adverse legisla tion waa the cause now that was holding back construction work He further ««Id there would not be any railroad building In (’ rook county during 1*18. but the year following wooItl si-e some work done here, lit* «aid he hail always looked upon Ked- mond aa a place with a good future, even when he flrat went through thla section aeveral year« a go —he had yel lo am- a place In Central Oregon that la aa good aa Hedmond. "The only way lo advance la to all pull to gether and «lay together, and event ually you will make it sucre««.” con cluded Mr McKee. A welcome waa extended to Ihe vlallora by President Hodman, and they were Invited to uttend the mov ing picture« al the Sparka theater to be given by 1» O. Freeman, pub licity agent of the H. I*. A H Ity., allowing acenea al the Chicago and New York IJtnd Show« and different scene« In Central Oregon. Immediate ly after adjournment of Ihe meeting, and alao lo participate In the ban quet al Ihe Hedmond drill after Ihe moving picture «how waa over. Prealdent Hodman elated II waa the deal re of Ihe club lhal facmera join the club, and for that purpoae a special Initiation fee hnd been made He aald the farmer« and city people should work hand In hand for their mutual Internet« and up building of thla aedlon. ji>e Howard ami ( » « » Stagey of l.ower Hrldge, and Geo Hobbe of Powell Unite. Joined Ihe club. After Instructing the secretary to remit Ihe rlub'a membership dues lo Ihe Irrigation Congress the meeting adjourned and went lo Ihe Hparka theater to view the moving picture« Continued on Page S Sometimes bookkeepers, by mistake, send out bills after they have been paid. ncer la-win Again*! the State I f you pay by check, however, the can celled checks are returned to you and can be produced as receipts. Going Into the Irrigation and Checking accounts are therefore more than a convenience. Reclamation liuainrwi They are an insurance against over payment. Every man or woman who pays bills should do so with checks. lly a vole of three lo one. the Slate desert l-and Hoard, al a meet ing held last week, defeated a reso lution lot rodUfrd by Uov. West fa voring Ihe reclamation of Ihe North Canal unit of Ihe Central Oregon Ir rigation Co through «(ale and feder al alii, (he executive alone voting for It. The «rheme to reclaim Ihla unit br (lie alale with federal co-operation waa launched by Ihe Governor, and he announced after the meeting that he would not abandon the plan, but continue to labor for II. and that he hoped lo carry It through In the end The government has agreed (o make an Investigation aa to (be feasibility of reclaiming (he land, and the exe cutive In (he near future will an nounce plana whereby he hopes to have thè alate carry out Its part, should the government find condi tions favorable. Stale Treaaurer Kay voted against Ihe resolution on the ground that he did not favor the slate entering Into the Irrigation business, declaring hlmaelf opposed to appropriations being created at Ihe expense of Ihe people al large to reclaim arid lands. Stale Kngtneer le-wla also declared hlmaelf opposed to reclamation work being carried on In the state through direct appropriation. The last I*eg- talaiure authorised Ihe submlaaion lo Ihe voters at the next general election of a constitutional amend- Your checking account will he welcomed at this bank, where you are assured o f absolute security and the most courteous treatment. REDMOND BANK COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: L. E. Smith B. A. Kendall Dr. J. Barr Guy E. Dobson. President J. W. Brewer Guy E. Dobson J. W. Brewer, Vice President Chas. B. Drake, Cashier Contlnued on page 8 Tl PROJECT MEETS DEATH OLD "BILL JONES" IS COMMERCIAL CLUB 117 NKW VVMKH ADDED IN FAST FFW SIX W FKKS Farmer» anil All a « * » « « Ilf I ’UUrm Are (völlig LM’KNHK IH 8IRANTKD Into (lie Or ganisation The First HIM FOR F IR S T F A T A L IT Y TO CHA I R ON and Oldest Dog in Revi- Herrick Fall* When Guy Rrvoka I nder lavad Be ■nomi la Now Well Provided ing For It) Hla Friend« Hoisted PROPOSED R o l TF. IS TO I A> WER BRIDGE SUCTION THF. WORK Y KARS R. F. D. OUT OF REDMOND Rope People Living Along the Route Have Signed the Petition— Ut» Signera Now I The Redmond Commercial Club la The dog In Redmond that has the doing things these days It la gel moat friends la old "B ill Jones.” ling lo be a aplendid working organ formerly owned by Ex-mayor Jones isation and every member la trying who Is now living In Portland. When lo do aomethlng for the betterment Mr. Jones left Redmond he gave the of the rlub, the city and thla section •log to Wm. Froehe, who waa In the of Ihe county. meat market at that time, probably A «hurt lime ago It was decided thinking lhal "Old Bill’ would al lo Increase the membership and a ways be aure of getting plenty of "B ill" take» ranvoM was made for new member«, regular meat meals. with Ihe result lhal 67 new names kindly lo Kroebe when he 1» hungry were added to the organisation. A and never fall« to go to the meat number of these new member« are market, but aside from when he la farmera. and that is what the rlub hungry he stops with Q. W. Wells. want* all Ihe farmera In this sec | “ BIH" was the first dog In Red tion to Join so they can work hand mond and la the oldest dog In the In hand with Ihe town people for the city. Is of a kindly disposition and a betterment and advancement of thla pleasant word or a pat on the head whole aertlon Following are the from hla many friends here, and ev eryone knows him, brings a smile to names of the n^w members: his fare and a wag from his tall C. A. BECKW ITH Last December "BIH’s” dog li N. B. ROPER cense expired, and as there Is a J. P. DOHERTY stringent city ordinance here that all H. W. GANT CLEM BROWN dogs must wear a license tag and L. A. HEATH MAN their license be promptly paid on DR THEO. HELETSKI penalty of being Impounded and kill GEORGE GOLDEN ed. " R ill" began to get uneasy and CHRIB EH RET cast about for ways and means to W ALTER RODMAN raise the two iron men to make him J. R BINGHAM WM. H. HOBBS _______ safe with a license for another year Continued on Pnffn 6 Continued on Page 8 The committee appointed recently The first fatality on the Tumalo Project, being carried on by the j by the Commercial Club. J. W. state In the vicinity of Laidlaw. oc Moore. Wm. G .Phoenix. J. W. Brew curred January 20, when Bert Lund- er and J. R. Roberts, to take steps to burg was killed by a falling derrick. see what could be done In the way of He waa In the employ of J. J. Adams establishing a rural free delivery who has Ihe contract for the remoy- j route out of this city to the Lower al of a section of rock from the feed Bridge section, has been very suc canal. A two ton blast waa set off cessful and secured names to the pe in this section of rock and since then tition of nearly all the families liv the crew, of which Lundburg waa a ing on the proposed route. The com member, had been at work clearing mittee feels Justified In expressing away the ahattered material. In at- I the belief that the poatofflee depart tempting to remove a large boulder ment will establish the route, and it too great a atraln waa put on the is expected to have It In operation by There are 12» signers on derrick, a guy wire anapped and the July 1. apparalua fell, killing Lundburg. He the petition and It is expected about lived in Rend and la survived by a 150 persons will be served with mall when the route Is established. Fol widow and aeveral small children. lowing Is the route as at present out lined and stated in the petition: NAMES FOR M AILING From Redmond down the main ca The Spokesman has the name of nal north about five miles to the old every taxpayer In Crook county, with Early place near Terrebonne, thence their poatofflee address Persons de west to the L. A. Heathman place, siring names for mailing or other thence by the new road recently purposes can secure same at this of opened, to Lower Bridge, thence on fice at a reasonable figure. west up the old Willamette Valley road to the Joe Howard place. From A prosperous town Is largely made there the route will traverae the new so by Its merchants, and Its mer Buckhorn Canyon road to a Junction chants are largely made by advertis Continued on Page 4 ing.