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About The Redmond spokesman. (Redmond, Crook County, Or.) 1910-current | View Entire Issue (June 25, 1914)
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H O MK N T K I I I
I Clerk» Mu»l I urnlali Twice
The Hou»« of llepreaentallvea haa
Hum llamllnl. Hay » t raw furti
panned Congressman SlnnotCa bill
ameiidliiK the hotueatend law by pro-
In an opinion naked by f C S|>«n vldliiK that homenteudera may divide
ir. of Oregon City. \tturn«y ii«n their five month'» leave of abaenre
Crawford haa held that the earh year Into two perioda If they »0
of arhool clerk» muat be dealre. provided they realde on their
dout ' the amount of money It la «a hnmcateudn »even month» In earh
An the law now »tanda th«
tima Ini they will handle The bollila year
n«a< l>« approved by th« arhool leave of nb»«nre muat be taken dur*
'da am! the county aronl super In lug five ronaerutlve month»
11« »aid the directors, Sitinoti alno »«ru red the paaaaK« of
»ver. would not be liable bermi»« th« Senate bill providing for an ex
of on error In eatlinatlng 'lie amount change of for«»t landa In the Or hoco
of lh « money to be In th« ruatoily of Korcat lleaerve
Ike clerk» In case of loaa
Chart«» bordeaux of the American
lnd«|>emlent bar pilot» have re brewing Company of baker, ha» been
I rat«» from I I Ml to f I DO per looking up a location at Port (Jeorge.
4 draft for venarla
The plrnlr r«r«ntly held by the
Opal (Tiy (ìratiK« wa» u decided au"-
reaN. about Mill people lielliK In II1
li-minili« Hit »«'bull, foot rari«». stock
|iaruil«'N unii other »pori» enlivened
Ihe occasion. M«aar» llrewer, l«ov«lr
limi Y o i ii i k made Npeerhea
Miirh Intereat »n » niunlf«»t«d In
the horae exhibit. The county agri-
rlllturlat. A K. luivett, arted UN
J ih I k « of th« exhibit. In thè llclglaii
« I h »» "Kapphlre," owned by the Hay-
»lark Livestock II reader»' Assoc la-
tlon. won flrat prlxe The Percheron
Htnlllon "Shamrock," owned by Chea-
ter Kvana. took aecond prlxe. The
Shire horae owned by Itlrhard Powell
Klrat and aerond prlxe for 1914
colta was won by Judge Springer
C. V Wllaon o f Culver took third
Thl» plrnlr, the flr»t one to be held
by the arana«. wa» »urh a »uree»»
that It wail derided to hold more of
them ilurlna the nuinmer.
(¿OEM TO INN ATKIiliO
Wm. O. Phoenix, who ha» been a
realdenl of Redmond for several
year», will leave either Saturday or
Sunday for Pocatello, Idaho, where
he will have charge of the IVevereaux
Mortgage Company'» bualneaa for 16
counties In Idaho. Mr Phoenix haa
numerous property Interest» In Red
mond and thla part of the taate which
he »till retalna. by hla removal
from the city a vacancy will be cre
ated In the City Council, aa he la
one of the two-year councllmen.
Some time ugo Mr. Phoenix was In
Idaho and wa» much pleased with
that country and the people there.
The beat show window In town la
an ud In this paper.
HOW TO REDUCE SELLING COST
Kvery merchant la In business for profit
not groan profit, but net
(iroaa profit la the difference between the purrhaae price (or
producing roat 1 and the Helling price, while net profit 1» the difference
between the purchaae price plua aelllng coat nml the aelllng price.
Kvery merchant known that If the aelllng price doe» not exceed
the purchaae price and aelllng coat combined at the end of the year
there la no real profit coming to hint out of the bunlnena.
thin he muat do one of three thing»
aelllng price or reduce Helling co»t.
reduce purchane price. Increaae
A merchant may reduce the pur-
ctian« price a little by buying In quantities, or watching the market
and nlwnyn buying wife
but the purrhaHe price
he muat pay their price.
Of courae. If the article 1» one the merchant
tlxed by other» and
produce» hlmnelf he may reduce the coat of production.
chant may Increaae aelllng price, although the demand and competi
tion hnve a grent deal to do with fixing the aelllng price.
Helling co»t 1» In the hand* of each merchant.
It la by manipulating
»elllng coat that each bualneaa become» a aucceaa or a failure. There
fore It aland» each merchant In hand to reduce hla aelllng coat.
Kvery merchant could handle more bualneaa than he now handlea
with the an me aelllng force,
by Increnalng the aalea with the name
aelllng force the aelllng coat la reduced.
The problem for the mer
chant la to educate people lo want hla good» and buy them.
John I*. Keck feller anlil:
"The great roat In bualueaa la waate."
To do away with thin waste or reduce It to the minimum la the pur-
poae of advertlalng.
Jodletoua advertising will Increaae aalea. thus
reducing aelllng coat and waste.
TIIK BPOKK8MAN CAN HELP YOU W ITH YOUR ADVRRTI8-
INO TO OKT IIKSITI.TS. LET US DEMONSTRATE
$1.50 PKR YEAR
TobeBANK o f
••ARK REDMOND HANK OK
niM M K K O : « KRTIKM ATKM
The stranger within our gatea la
They are. Our Certificates of De
open to Impressions
posit may be transferred without dis
It muy be the first time here -or
turbing the accumulated interest, at
possibly the aecond or third
He may come here on a flying
visit Just to look over the town.
The & per cent Interest will be
Now, the stranger la on the look
ready for the rightful owner when
out to better himself the better the
presented for payment at maturity.
resources and advantage» of Red
The certificate may be renewed with
mond Impress him. the more he will i
the Interest added in, If preferred.
become Impressed and the longer he
lie will look for Improvements—
he will look at the local atorea the
REDMOND HANK OK COMMERCE
depot, telephone, telegraph and the
but flrat and last he w|!| note the
spirit of the people.
Are they progressive— are they
building forward ua well aa looking
Are they full of pessimism or
Ho they knock or do they boost'
They say a knock la a boost—but
Kapeclally when the knock la
against one's home to«.n or at least
the town In which the knocker la
Knocking 1» a bad habit— a mental
J F. Pernot, forest examiner, had
All over the Redmond and Powell
It la an eaay habit to get into— one side of his head crushed to a Butte districts the outlook for a good
pulp while on his way to Prtnevllle crop of all kinds the coming season
And a hard one to get over.
And until one get» over It. the yesterday from the Ochoco ranger is favorable and the farmers are feel
station, says the Prinevllle Journal ing better at this time than they did
habit keeps getting stronger.
a few weeks ago.
Our reader may wonder what thla of June 18.
The accident happened near the
Notwithstanding the late spring
haa to do with our "Sinning Against
Starr place. 18 miles east of here. and the frosts and cold weather, the
Your Home Town.”
Mr Pernot had charge of the insect condition now- is so much more fav
A town aa a whole, through the control camp that has been conduct orable for a large crop that the
knocking habit, soon gets Into a rut ing operations In the Badger Creek growers have taken a new lease of
--a mental depression on the spirit country. He had a number of men life and feel that their efforts will
under hlin and they broke camp and be rewarded by a crop that will sat
of Its Individuals.
It doea harm both to the indi mude the Ochoco ranger station isfy them.
Some of the more wise potato
vidual and the town— this saying or Tuesday night. Wednesday morning
doing anything detrimental to the in the men left the station for Prine- growers did not plant their spuds
ville about 6:30. but Mr. Pernot,who until after the middle of the month,
terests of the community.
was to follow horseback, did not and they contend there will be
Shipping facilities may be glow. It leave until some time afterward. plenty of good growing weather to
dives no good to kick about them This is the last positively known of mature the crop. Former years have
among ourselves, but we would, on his movements. His mutilated re proven to the potato growers that It
the other hand, remedy them more mains were found by the roadside a is advisable to plant about the
middle of June to avoid the late
quickly by backing up a demand for few hours later.
The generally accepted theory of spring frosts. The potato crop in
better facilities with the goods or
his death is that the horse he was the Redmond and Powell Butte dis
produce to ship.
It's a business proposition with riding got the bit In his teeth and tricts this year will be somewhat cur
the railroads, telegraph and tele ran away. In order to avoid the tailed over that of last year, and this
phone companies to Install their branches of the trees he put his head will necessarily make a shortage in
to one side and was either thrown or this section, and consequently a bet
equipment where it la needed.
How often have you heard: “ I struck a tree with such force as to ter price will be obtained for that
never can get what 1 want at the knock his brains out.
Supervisor Ross was notified and
All other kinds of crops are com
atorea here. They are alow and way
he left for the scene of the accident ing along well. There has been
Yet If that same person would at once. He examined the tree that plenty of moisture for the ground the
visit stores in other towns the sixe the unfortunate man struck, but be past three weeks, and with the warm
of Redmond. It would be found that yond this nothing could be learned suns of the balance o f June and
as to how the accident happened.
July and August there is all Indica
ours were more up-to-date.
The riderless horse was the first tions that this section will have fully
Knocking the stores will not make
something was as good, if not a better yield of ag
them any the better— boosting will, notification
because It will encourage the mer wrong. Investigation discovered the ricultural products than obtained in
the past year.
chants to study more closely our remains at the roadside.
Mr. Pernot was a young man be
One condition that is different this
wants and desires and strive to ac
tween 25 and 30 years of age.
He year over previous years is that much
qualified for his position at the Ore more land has been plowed and put
On the other hand:
One can knock unintentionally as gon Agricultural College aud has into crop. Many of the newcomers
been with the department about who have bought land in this section
well as Intentionally.
"Pretty good town you have here,” three years. He has a brother in have made it a point to get as much
Portland. Dr. Pernot. the bacterio of their land under cultivation as
says the stranger.
"Yes. pretty good. We should logist of the city of Portland, who possible, and the result will be seen
have had some Improvements last was notified of his death. The broth this fall in an increased crop yield.
Some of the farmers are experi
year, but the mossback9 queered er is the nearest living relative of
The remains were menting this year with growing corn
Probably the native was telling brought to Prinevllle and prepared under conditions foreign to what ob
the truth. Possibly he didn't mean for shipment to Portland. Supervis tained In former years, and the out
come will be watched with interest.
to knock, but to make a plain state or Ross accompanied them.
One of the great helps to the
ment of facts, but the damage had
and particularly this section,
DIVIDIMI CROOK INTO
is the help that A. E. Lovett, the
A town Is as progressive as Its
:< COUNTIES IS PLAN county agriculturist, will give to the
farmers In instructing them to more
Show me a town whose people
A Salem dispatch says possibilities intelligently grow and Improve their
are optimistic and I will show you
of a movement being inaugurated to product along all lines. The farmers
a city tomorrow. But—
Show me a town whose people are divide Crook county Into three sep are becoming Interested in the plans
always knocking— who are always arate counties are seen in an opinion Mr. Lovett outlines and advocates
\ complaining, and It will always be rendered by Attorney General Craw and It will not be long before a de
ford to O. P. Putnam of Bend. Put cided change for the better in the
I.et'8 out out this habit of knock nam's Inquiry of the Attorney Gen crop conditions in this section is
ing our home town. What our town eral was as to the percentage of the seen.
Taken all in all. the outlook for
Is. we have made It. What we have vote required, should such a division
Replying, a good and satisfying crop for 1914
done onnnot be undone, but It can tie made In the county.
the Attorney Genrenl stated that In the Redmond and Powell Butte
Met the booster spirit— we're all for such an election to carry 65 per sections Is encouraging.
here lo stay and grow up and pros cent of the residents residing in the
This week the Deschutes Power
territory to be embraced In the new
per with Redmond.
loot's see to It from now on that county must vote tn favor of tt. and Company installed an electric sign
we "cut out the habit of knocking." 35 per cent of those residing in the for H. J. Love at his Hotel Redmond
old county. According to the plan Buffet. The sign was made by E. L.
The Portland Central Labor Coun proposed, the idea la to make the James, resident superintendent of
cil Is agitating an initiative bill to northern portion of the old county te company, and Is as fine a piece of
annul the franchise of the Portland one county, the central portion a sec work as could be gotten anywhere.
Qaa A Coke Co., which the legislature ond. and the southern portion a There are 64 lights in the sign and
It shows up in an attractive manner.
refused to repeal.
INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS
FORES! EXAMINER IS
KILLED BY HIS HORSE