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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (March 12, 1914)
Published at the “ Hub City” of (entrai Oregon
R EDM O ND. ( KOOK C O U N T Y , O REGON, T H U R S D A Y , M ARCH 12. 1'J14
$1.50 PE R Y E A R
IEST SIDE INDORSES
R. H. BAYLEY FOR
: etkng iiki . d in redmond T uesday nicht , par -
11*ATEI) IN HY COMMERCIAL CUTIS FROM THE
* EST SIDE OF THE COl'NTY, MR. HAYEK Y WAS EIN EN
I N \NI.MOl'S SUPPORT
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At « mwtinK of commercial clulin from th«* w rit wide of tht*
t>\ held in th ih city Tuemtay nijrht. to consider the matter
of# ruring representation for thin section In the way of electing
• tida man for count) commlaaloner, Bend and Madrai aeni
The meeting was called to order by M. A. Eynch of this city,
¡jrnmti of the Political Committee of the Redmond Commercial
and E. M I.arn of Rend was elected secretary. Mr. Eynch
is opening remnrk* stated that Redmond had no candidate to
r for the position of county commissioner, hut hoped the dele
s present would decide on a man whom all sections of the west
would stand tiehind and unitedly sup|M>rt.
Editor Putnam of the Rend Bulletin talked along the line of
He said his
■gallon and the people of I tend were in favor of R. IE Hayley
county commissioner, and hoped he would Is? the unanimous
ice of the meeting
west side getting together and sticking together.
(). A. Pearce of .Madras, said that, with one commissioner in
north end of the county, his section, he thought, was well rep
ented and taken care of and he und his section were willing to
l»ort the choice of Rend and Redmond (Mr. Hayley) for re-
rtion as county commissioner from the west side.
Chairman Eynch stated that there were no delegates presen*
m Sisters or Laidlaw, hut he had assurances from those sec-
os that they would I k * with Rend and Redmond in their choice
1 a commissioner.
Guy E. Dobson of this city, brought up the matter of a west
e man for assessor. He said the office of assessor was a difficult
)•• to (ill and stated that the assessment on the east side was
uch less in proportion than on the west side.
Dr. Coe o f Rend, said that the office of county commissioner
Its the most important to fill at the coming election, as regarded
ie west side, anil he was in favor of the entire west side support-
g a good man for the office.
IE W. Turner of Madras, said he thought it would I k - a good
ea to have the sum of taxes paid on the east and west sides pub-
shed in the papers of the county so that the taxpayers could see
r themselves just what each section paid. He said he was in
vor of Mr. Hayley for county commissioner.
p. Doherty of this city, presented some figures in regard to
¡lie votes on the west and east sides of the county, in which he
bowed that the last vote was 1,5113 on the west side as against
..too on the east side. He said he had talked to ijuite a tiiunbtr
I (NMipIfl in Prineville recently and was of the opinion, from what
if iiail heard, that the east side of the county was willing to con-
ede two, and possildy three candidates to the west side at the
oniing election. He was in favor of the entire west side standing
nitedly for any candidate that might la- decided on at this
C. S. Hudson of Rend, said he was for Mr. Hayley for commis-
¡oner and suggested «hat the west side get together and make an
ctive campaign in his behalf.
At this time Chairman Eynch stated that nominations were
In order for candidates for county commissioner, and Editor I ut-
U n i of Rend, moved the convention go on record unanimously as
favoring R. H. Hayley for the office of county commissioner from
the west side, which motion prevailed and the convention heartily
indorsed Mr. Hayley for the office.
W S. Rodman, president of »he Redmond C ommerc.al Club.
iti d he would like to ee ome other candidates ftromi m
Mile run for an office so as to lest the voting >t" "K 1 "
sections. He said he thought it would be » K,M,< I* aM '*
vention to stand by any candidate that ought ^ » » m u g h t forth
from the west side, providing he was as good lor
the east side could put up.
thin oily received any enoourWMnent » »
«■•»Id allow hi» name to b . u * d for the no=
Ho further a......... .......« *
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" " l" r lV
AT DESCHUTES POWER
SCHOOL WAS GOOD
INCREASING THE CAPACITY OF
TH E IR CLINE FA LLS PLA N T
FOR IM-HOCK SERVICE
The Deschutes Power Company,
which furnishes light and power to
Redmond. Prineville. Madras, Meto-
lius and Culver, is now overhauling
their plant at Cline Falls, which is an
auxtlliary plant to the main one at
The Cove, where one of the finest
electrical generating stations In the
Northwest Is established.
L. R. Simpson of Spokane, man
ager of the company, is here In
charge of the work and stated to
The Spokesman that with the In
creased facilities being installed at
Cline Falls, the company would be
In a position to furnish uninterrupted
The company it taking out the old
water wheel at Cline Falls and in
stalling a turbine wheel of 350 horse
power capacity which will drive a 12-
inch centrifugal pump for Irrigation
purposes, and also a 150 k. w. gener
ator, which is being Installed with
the turbine. This generator will be
capable of handling all the load on
the electric lines at present, and In
case of any stoppage of the plant at
The Cove will take care of all the
service on the lines.
In the past the electrical service
has been discontinued for a few
houra each Sunday In order to clean
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w e s t s id e
rilKIK 1 lion E OF REPRESENT M ION
J o i n t e d
The Portland Evening Telegram of
Mari >i 6 printed the following »lory
about the Prineville railroad, whim
ha* been a subject of dla< uaalon In
Ihla part of the eounty for the pa«t
*-la tit or ten monlha:
After yeara and years of patient
waiting. Prineville and the fruitful
Crook county plains are to be pro
vided with rail transportation This
announcement will be received with
vociferous welcome throughout the
great Interior section which has
A GOOD P L A C E TO DO
begged, pleaded and prayed for many
yeara that somebody would come to
Y O U R R A N K IN G
in addition to that, the
new road which 1» to be constructed
with Prineville aa Its terminus will
he the biggest piece of new railroad
construction In this aectlon of the
C A P IT A L $25,000.00
country Ihla year. It will coat about
M oo.000 and wit! be 31 miles In
length, extending from Metollua as
the Junction point on the Oregon
Trunk line and (he I>esrhutea Hall-
II II. Hcheel, secretary and treas
urer of the Hercules Sand Stone
Company, of Tenlno, Wn , who la
financing Ihe project, haa been In the
city for two days In conference with
hankers, business men and capital
ists of Crook county, who are to sup
ply ihe bonus of (10,000 for the con
struction of the line, and who have
guaranteed a free right-of-way and
20 acres of land In Prineville for
yards and terminals
Scheel yesterday made Ihe definite
announcement that actual construc 13733709
tion of the line would commence __________ _____ . n il
within the next 30 days or six weeks
and (hat moat of the road would be
completed before winter set In In
addition to making his preliminary
arrangementa for getting work under
way. Scheel Is to remain In Portland
until he haa had a conference wlt.i 4.4» DOWN 7« KK.KT IN ItK.Mt OK PKO O K IM HAST FR ID AY M O K T
President J I) Farrell of the O.-W.
W E LL RECEIVED HY A
HOTEL HKDMONI» AND T A P
It & N . which owns the lleschute.t
Itallroad. of the North Hank system,
I.AKGK AU M ENTE
INTO A I.AUDI: CAVE
which owns the Oregon Trunk, for
the purpose of reaching aome sort
of traffic arrangement for handling
business over the two roads, that la
The entertainment given at the
A cave was struck by well drillers
developed by the new Metollus-
In the rear of the Hotel Redmond
pupils of the school was well ren
The atory of the efforta of the laat week while they were drilling to
dered and equally well received by
Crook county people to secure their
find a sufficient outlet for the sewer the large crowd that attended the
“ emancipation*’ by means of rail
event. Standing room was at a
transportation tapping their territory age from the hotel. About two years premium.
Is a tale of struggles and hardships, ago a cave was found while drilling
Each number on the program was
hopes and disappointments that have In the rear of the hotel, near the cave good and showed that the teachers
covered a period of many years.
encountered last week. This cave and pupils had given much time and
Prineville had beer, used for sewerage purpose*, study to the parts assigned them.
The chorus given by pupils of the
dreamed of hearing the anorl of the but became clogged up as the intake
6th and 7th grades, under the direc
“ Iron horse" and seeing the steam pipe was too small to take care of tion of Mrs J. R. Roberts, is deserv
trains rolling in. and when the Hill the uses made of it. The new "hole ing of special mention, for It was
and llarrtman I net rests fought their In the ground" has a six-inch pipe one of the pleasing events of the
titanic struggle for strategic advan and tests have shown that there is a evening.
The three-act farce. "The Masonic
tage through the barren gorge of the sufficient outlet to take care of a
Deschutes. Prineville and all Crook large quantity of sewerage. A stream Ring," was well put on and all the
county were buoyed In spirit, believ of water from a fire hydrant was ’ characters carried out their roles In
ing that one or the other of theae turned Into the cave this week and a pleasing manner.
Those who attended are In hopes
roads would tap their rich and pro passed out through some outlet and
the school children will see their
ductive territory. But the opposing showed no filling up of the hole.
way to give the public another enter
magnates sunk between $26.000,000
Where the caves have their outlet tainment before long.
and $27,000,000 In their battle up is a matter of conjecture, as no one
the Deschutes and exhausted their yet has been able to discover the
NEW ADS TODAY
financial resources, with the result source. It Is the opinion of many
that a "gentlemen's agreement” was that there are numerous air caves
Lynch A Roberta.
reached according to which neither underlying the city, and this may be
Prineville Mercantile Company.
was to Invade Prineville except that the solution of a sewerage system
Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company.
the line would be operated aa a for Redmond when the time comes
The Spokesman (tw o ).
Joint "feeder.” This put an effectual for Installing that kind of public
Pioneer Cream Co.
atop to the hopes of Prineville be utility.
W. J. Ruckley.
cause neither the Hill nor Harrlman
The well drillers are now at work
Redmond Hank of Commerce.
Interests eared to put up any more drilling a hole In the rear of the
State Bank of Redmond.
money, realising that the Prineville Hotel Oregon. Just across the street
R. P. Scheurer.
and Crook county tonnage would from the Hotel Redmond, w ith a view
have to come their way anyhow.
to striking another cave for use of
Our prices are all fixed at aa close
Then the effort to finance the en- the Hotel Oregon In the disposal of a figure aa OOOD PRINTING and
prompt service will permit.
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