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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (June 18, 1914)
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KKDMOND. CROOK COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY. JUNE 18. 1014
tri» I Iteli I »•<!. kiii I till* fari, coupled
will) Di» furl Miai bulli III» front
unci buc k door» I which had b»»n *e-
coral y faataned Ih» night before by
lb» inuuugert wara found wld» open
by lb » thoaic who arrived on Ih»
»•cu» Ural. strengthened Ih» popular
b «ll»f timi III» fir« wan of ln»«iidlary
HH. K \H U I T
«H I H H I. It KINHIT
$1.50 PER YEAR
TBhe B A N K
III N T A T
Regular ru»»Hiig of the Common
1N Y K M T I.N O M M A I.I, A M O U N T S A T
Council of the City of Itedniond,
.1 P K K C m
IN T K K K S T
PKINEYII.I.K ON (IIAIO.E OK SETTING I IRE TO TIIE III Huilier» I re Invited U> Koine Out Oregon, held at the office of the
| City Recorder on the 0th day of
ami ll»l|i Kill Off III» I*«at».
Suppose you have $100 you will
| June, 1014
Present. Mayor Hoscb,
REDMOND UNION WAREHOUSE ON THE MORN INI.
need for 12 months. How can
The farmer« between Hie old river Councilman Reedy, Farris. Itnniele
OU FEHRUAKY «— W AIN ES KXAMIN NTIO.N AND IS RE
inveat It safely, have it earn 5
bed and liraaa Hull» are aolna to
per cent interest and then he able to
LEASED ON $5.01)0 RONDS— DETECTIVE HE ATT Y HAS bold a rabbit «boot ne«l Huiiday, order by Mayor llosrh Minutes of
June 21. and plan to mak« It one the last meeting read arid approved
get the principal the day you need It?
BEEN WORKING ON THE CASE FOR SOME TIME
of Hie laraeal and moil aurceoaful On motion the following bills were
Bring your money to the Redmond
approved and ordered paid
hunt« pulled off In the county
Rank of Commerce. We will issue
They will meet ut the More» place
one of our Certificates of Deposit
Clifford O rd w a y ...................So
and «lari lo hunt at 0 a in. At
for any amount you have to deposit,
The aftermath of lb» Kadliiotnl cumatantlal. there waa enouah lo noon a bla free lunch will be oerved
W . L Perry ................. ST.M
pay you 5 per cent interest, pay you
Warebouae dr«, which »• «arrant him In holdlna the défend
On motion the City Recorder was
A purae of Iraat $10 will be
the principal any day after one year.
at 3 3u Friday illumina. ant lo the arami jury under bollila place
ulven. and If enouah can be ralaed Instructed to send a warrant for $2
r«b . .ry *, l i l t , waa broiiahl to of $5,00<J
Mr McMIckle waived a
they hope to be uhle to alve a null to the lliireau of l,abor of the State
tha alleni lull of till' | mmi | i | o of thin preliminary »lamina!Ion
of Oregon for Inspection fees for the
able llral, aorond and third prize
KKDMOND HANK OK COMMERCK
dt y y
i «!t»> mornliiK l»> Iht* • rr«*»l
Moni» lllll» difficulty «aa encoun
The farmer« «ay that never alnce pumping plant.
of H II Mu.Mlrklr, proprietor *»f Hi«* tered In obtalnlna lb » neceaaary
Moved, seconded and passed that
nett lenient alarled have the rabbit«
Rodo nul I.uioticr 4 Produce Com bondamen, bui after coualdcrable e f
been aucli a peal Tom II lualon nay a the Water Committee Investigate the
pari' who wan chanted with nr »on fort. lillà «aa ai compilali! d and lb»
he haa already been daliiaa»d over recommendations made by O. P.
T h e arreat w a a made l>jr lleputv reli-aoe of Mr
$ 5uo thla year and that If some- Hoff, commissioner, for Improve
Shell" 7. T MfClay of thla city at
The bondamen are K H llodoon,
Hilna !■ not done that both crop» ments required at the pumping
• :tu o'clock
yeaterday in or H III R C W Klklna. J W Carlson, all of
plant and take necessary steps along
and range will be entirely ruined
Dtfi l%e Krank lleatty of Portland, I'riiievllle. and \V H Phoenix and I'
All of the nelahborlna town« are Hies«- lines to conform to the require
who haa been working on the «.»ne II MrlaHllti of III la rlly
not only uaked. but begged to aid ments of the state laws
•ln< • day 22. and who iw orr to the
The penalty for ara.ui la from flv«
The following resolutions were
them In the kllllna off of iheae peat a
eonudalnt before Juath e tif the Peace lo Ifi y.-ara in Hie iH-nllenllary
About 20 aunnien made a drive duly presented to the council and
Bow tnan of Prlnevtlle. waa preaent
The lire which deatroyed Hie Red*
two week* uao and killed over 1.200 read In full by the recorder:
Whei. I he arreat waa mad»
mond I'nlon Warehouae on February
Whereas, the city has now out
rabblta and II la expected lhal be-
Mr Mi Mli kl» had nolhlna to aav 6, at 3 30 a m . rauaed a loaa of
Iween 4.000 and 5.000 will be de standing warrants amounting to the
wh»i placed under arr •»! beyond approximately $12.tutu on the build-
atroyed thla lime. Mo come with sum of $3,405 74. which warrants
requesting |iermlaelun lo ao lo Ilia IliK and 120,000 on Ih» contenta Aa
your null and help them out and en were Issued under and by virtue of
and rhana» rlolhe*
Deputy Hie warehouae » aa a clear Inis and
joy the heal hunt of your life, with the authority conferred upon the
■herIff Mri'lay aranled bla raqueal alorna» bona» for Ibe farinera In the
council by section 66a of the charter,
plenty of game guaranteed.
and after Vlaltlna the McMIckle home dla|>oaul of llielr product*. Hie loaa
and are drawing Interest at the rate
Itlttea are tabooed.
ke proceeded with hla prlaoner lo « aa crouler Ibuii can be computed
of It) per cent per annum, and
Prineville Journal: Rex Sheldon. I the affair took place, but finding
m . i «ville, where he a aa lurtied over by dollara and celila
Whereas. It Is evident that It will who has lived at the Compton & Dee
K M A n d re»« and a««oclatea will
that it would be impossible to com
The hulldillK «aa 00x160 feel, expend $ 100.000 boring teat »'»11« be necessary to Incur a further In
to Hherlff Klklna In hla office
Mill on Willow creek with his wife
i. County Altorney Wirt« Informed two alorlea blab, built of native lava for oil In the t'ooa llay coal field*
debtedness on the part of the city since last September, is in the county pletely destroy them in this manner
T V Mpokeattiau yeaterday afternoon rock, with In ft cellluaa. and waa
In the sum of approximately $4,000 jail on a charge of murder in the he must have gathered them up
tbal while the evidence nubtllltted by the luracat potato warohoiiar In Hie
The moat aucceaful merchant« are In the matter of repairing the water first degree, placed against him by a and taken them out to a place a
The biilldlna w»a elec the lurgeat advertlaer» See the point? reservoir belonging to the city, and
the arreallna offlcera waa purely dr N o rth »»»!
coroner's Jury after an investigation short distance back of the house,
Whereas, by bonding said indebt Into the death of his infant son. con where they were deposited in a shal
edness the Interest charges on such ducted by Coroner Poindexter. Coun low hole dug in the ground, and
indebtedness can be materially re ty Physician Edwards and District where they were later located by
the county officials.
Attorney Wirtz within a few hours
Therefore, be It resolved by the after the birth of the Infant Wed
The circumstances all indicate
Common Council of the City of Red nesday.
that the father was the person who
mond. that section 66 of the charter
The baby was born about 2:00 committed the crime and from the
of the City of Redmond. Oregon, as o'clock Wednesday morning. Mrs admissions as to his actions he has
amended, be amended so as to read Mary Pitzer and Mrs. Nellie Comp been taken into custody and is now
ton being present.
Both stated at the Prineville jail. A witness to
Section 66. The Common Council that the youngster was nursing, was a part of the circumstances, I. N.
of the City of Redmond. Oregon, Is well and hearty and full of life Belknap, who resides near Madras,
hereby authorized to contract an In when they left It. They said that and who was at the mill for a load
debtedness on behalf of the city and Mr. Sheldon, the father, insisted of wood, told us what he knew of
upon the credit thereof, by borrow upon their leaving, which they did the matter— that he was sleeping in
ing money, or issuing the negotiable at 3 o'clock.
At 6 o'clock they the engine room of the mill, which
bonds of the city, for the purpose of learned that the baby was dead and is only a short distance from the
acquiring, owning, maintaining, re notified the county
physician at cook house, and was awakened sev
Peralatenry In ndvertlalng la being ronatant and ateadfaat In
pairing and operating a system of Prineville.
eral times during the night by per
water works for Ore and domestic
carrying out an advertising campaign. "It ta the constant dropping
When asked to produce the child sons going and coming, and was
purposes, or for the purpose of con Sheldon took the county authorities awakened early in the morning be
of the water of publicity that wear* away the atone of Indifference.“
structing sewers for the city, and to a place on the side of the hill tween 3 and 4 o'clock by Sheldon
The advertlaer aliould hammer home one propoaltlon at u time,
for other purposes.
about 150 yards from the house, coming into the engine room and
The total amount of the indebted where, at the foot of a large pine leaving a shovel, the one evidently
never being afraid of repetition, for advertising may be anld to be
ness thus created shall not at any stump, he said he had buried the used by him and at the same time
repetition. A few advertisement* may or may not be profitable- -the
time exceed the aggregate amount baby. When he arrived at the grave remarking that he had experienced
of $45,000, and no loan shall be he pretended to be much surprised a very hard night: that a baby had
rhanrea are they will not. But regular and Judlcloua advertlatng ta
made except by ordinance, which by the appearance of the shallow- been born during the night to his
ulwaya profitable aa It keeps the merchant'! name before the people
shall be Irrepealable until after the grave and suggested that someone family and that it had died. Mr.
all the time
It 1« also In the nature of useful Information to the
Indebtedness therein provided for must have molested the remains.
Belknap noticed that he did not
shall be fully paid, said ordinance
public, na It educate« the public to look regularly In a certain paper
Coroner Poindexter then began seem very much affected and at the
specifying the purposes to which the |
j taking the earth out of the hole cook house later he overheard many
and place for certain bualnea« newt relative to u certain «tore.
fund to be raised shall be applied and pieces of charred bone, flesh laughing remarks which set him to
and providing for the levying of a and rags came front the hole in thinking that perhaps all was not
The merchant who I* peraiatent and masters every detail of hla
tax upon all the taxable property in abundance. An examination of the right. He did not wait for break
tiualneaa la successful. But If he haa not studied advertising and be
the city sufficient to pay the annual heating stove at the house revealed fast. but took his load to the Fogel
come familiar with It he haa not mattered one of the very Important
interest and extinguish the principal more charred bones which Dr. Ed ranch, where he stopped and told
of said debt within the time limited wards pronounced the bones of a them of the things he knew, and
detalla of hla business. The reason wliy only about one In twenty
for the debt to run. and providing
Mrs. M. Pitzer, who had been in at
merchants are successful lus Dun's and llradstroet'a statistics show I
that such tax, when collected, shall • After being confronted with the tendance with the mother, stated
be applied only to the purpose In j ] evidence. Sheldon told the coroner that when she was asked to leave by
Is because only about one In twenty merchants master advertlatng aa
such ordinance specified until the in- j and also Mrs. Pitzer that while the Sheldon the baby was apparently in
It relates to their hiialncae.
debteilness shall be paid. The Coun baby was lying by the stove the perfect health, being lively for one
Persistent advertising Is not merely to hold business or to pull
cil shall prescribe the form and man I things in which it was wrapped of its age.
ner of issue of said bonds, and their |
business away from competitors, but to guln new customers and sat
Their suspicions were very much
I caught tire front the stove and it
place of payment.
became so badly burned that he put aroused by this time and the offi
isfy existing demands and create new demands. A merchant must be
And be It further resolved, that it tn the stove to complete the Job cials at Prineville were notified over
the above proposed amendment to
constant, steadfast and regular to accomplish this desired result.
the telephone, they coming out as
the charter of the City of Redmond.
soon as possible, immediately went
One celebrated retail merchant who has a perfect knowledge of
Oregon, be submitted to the qualifled
to the sawmill and commenced
every detail of Ills business and reaped a rich reward has this to say:
electors of said city for their ap following account of the afTair:
questioning the father, who stated
proval or rejection at a special elec
"A good newspaper good advertising In that newspaper persisted In
that the baby had fallen against the
tion to be held In said city on the the most revolting crime that has stove and was badly burned, and that
hacked up by the right kind of merchandise and the right kind of
10th day of August, 1014.
it had died and he had burled it In
Moved by Reedy and seconded by tion. or In fact in any part of Cen the timber. He was grilled very
store service that's a combination that will spell success for any
Farris that the foregoing resolution tral Oregon, was committed some strong and finally told where it was
merchant who lias foresight and undertandlng enough to give It a
time early Tuesday morning at the
be adopted and passed as read.
buried, which was only a short dis
The question being upon the adop- Compton & Dee sawmill, located east tance back of the house. The sheriff
tion and passage of the foregoing ! of the Grizzly store.
and coroner dug around tn the debris
A baby was born to the wife of
resolution the roll was called with
ami soon found the remains, which
the following result: Yeas— Farris.
‘ plainly showed that It had been
T IIK 8POKKMMAN (’ AN HKI.P YOU W ITH YOUK ADVKRTIS-
Reedy. Immele. De Monza
burned, and going back to the house
I Ntl TO OET HKMHI.TM. I.KT US DKMONSTRATK.
A majority of all the members had been called in to care for the and examining the stove, parts of
of the council having voted In favor
1 the hands and other portions of the
of the adoption and passage of said homes, the infant was dispatched by j body were found In the ashes. It
resolution, the Mayor, as presiding either being smothered or hit over being the opinion of the coroner that
ottlcer of the council, declared said the head, aa an examination of the he hud evidently tried to burn the
skull showed it to have been
resolution duly adopted and passed.
body In the stove and finding that
crushed. After the child had been
Motion to adjourn carried.
he could not had taken what was
killed the perpetrator of the crime
DENTON G BURDICK.
left out for burial.
to dispose of them by burning in
Try our Classified Ada— lc word. the stove of the cook house where
ARRESTED HERE YKSTKKD.n M<>RMMi AND TAKEN TO
i n n KI.I. HI TTK, JI NK Ul
INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS
FATHER M ED