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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER FOR CROOK COUNTY
ClfY OFFICIAL PAPER' FOR CITY OF PRINEVILLE
PRINEVILLE, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1916.
1 ION. T. E J. DUFFY
HON. M. E. BRINK'
ITS LARGEST CLASS
JAIL TO THINK IT OVER
Man Refuses to Tell Where
He Got the Booze
SELECT RAIL ROUTE
Written Opinion Submitted
to Mayor Stewart. .
CHOOSE PARTS OFTWO SURVEYS
Recommend that Road Be Built
on North Side of River to
The opinion (if engineers W. E.
Iturklialtcr and II. J. Huberts, Llie
former of the S. P. & S. Railway
.system ami the latter of the O.-W.
R. It. & N. Company is that the
vnt feasible route fur the con
struction of Prineville's railroad is
on the north side of ("rooked Hiver
to a point near the Thott. Harnes
place where the river should La
bridged und the Burvey followed
down the south side to the main
In their written opinion which
-was received by Mayor Stewart,
these jfentlemen nay:
"In aceordancu with your request
we have made investigation in
company with yourself and your
city engineer, of the two surveys
that have been made for a railroad
between the town of Prineville and
to a connection with the joint Ore
Kon Trunk and O.-W. R. R. & N.
Co. railroad for the purpose of
assisting you to choose one of the
rouU-a for construction.
. As a result of our investigation
we have agreed that the most feasi
ble and practicable line is one that
would follow the survey along the
south side of Crooked River from
the connection with the railroad
south of Terrebonne to a point east
of the west boundary line of Section
2:), Twp. 14-S.. Range 15-E. and
below tne mouth of the Ochoco
River, where a crossing should be
made of the Crooked River; thence
following in general way the sur
vey along the north side ' of the
Crooked River to Prineville.
We attach hurewith maD illus
trating the two surveys, and we
have shown by means of full red
line, where it appeared to us was
the most. 1 feasible location for the
Crooked River crossing. Tho ex
act location, however, was to be
further investigated by your engi
neer. Mr. Kelley.
Our decision as to tho proper
route was made without the know
ledge ot what arrangements, if any,
had been made for right of way,
maintenance, or operation of the
line after it was constructed and
was based only upon inspection of
the ground, profiles, and maps.
Furthermore, it is in accordance
with what we would have reported
to our Chief Engineers if it had
been contemplated that cither or
both of tho Railroad' Companies
which we represent was to con
struct the line at their expense
and without any outside assistance.
In accordance with your request
we have left out of consideration
for the present, the question as to
whether the connections with the
xisting railroad as now surveyed
were made at the proper point."
A flag presentation ceremony,
conducted by Sons of the American
Revolution was held today when a
flag was presented to Circuit Judge
Duffy, to be used in the naturaliz
ation ceremonies in his court.
The LadieB Aid will meet Juno
1st, at Mrs. Wigle's and the last
meeting June 8 at Mrs. Ed. Slay-ton's.
t m -" '' 3
Democrat Nomini-o for Circuit Jmtyv
ARRANGED LOR 1916
The football season has been ar
ranged for the C. C. II. S. team for
the coming season by those inter
ested. Douglas Laweon will coath
the team again this season, Adrian
Yancey is captain and S. Michel is
business manager for the team.
Tho following games have been
arranged for: September 23, Rend
at Piinevi'lle; September 30, Red
mond at Prineville; October 7th,
Rend at Rend; 14th, Alumni at
Prineville; 28th, Goldendale, Wash
ington at Prineville; November
2nd, LaGrande at LaGrande; 4th,
Raker at Raker; 11th, Camas,
Washington at Prineville; 18th,
LaGrande ut Prineville; 23rd,
Camas at Camas and 25th, Golden
dale at Goldendale.
of Baldwin Prize
Rader Prewett is winner of the
$50 Baldwin prize for 1916. The
contest was held last evening at the
Club hall and was attended by a I
large crowd, t'
A second prize of $25 given by
J. N. Williamson for the occasion,
was won by Fred Rice. j
There were three contestants
from each of the societies, and all j
of the numbers showed much wot k
by the students.
Mr. Prewett is a young man of;
ability who is Working his way
through the school and is as deserv
ing at he is able.
PRINEVILLE AT BAT
The hoodoo sign seemed to have
worked overtime on Manager Jor
dan's ball chasers last week for they
lost a 3-1 game to the Paulina
bushers. The team went to Paul
ina the morning of election day
and the altitude, hard ride, or
perhaps the manager being anxious
about election returns.'accounts for
their defeat. Clark pitched an ex
cellent game for Prineville but his
support was nil, each run against
him being on errors. Paulina
scored their runs in the first and
eighth innings, while the local team
had to stage a rally in the ninth to
save a shutout. Ellis hit, Burdon
doubled and Ellis scored later on
an error. With two out and the
bases full Burdon was caught try
ing to steal home. The cold
weather has put a ban on practice
during the last week and these de
feats need not waver the fan's con
fidence in their ability.
The team will play at Culver
next Sunday and the two days fol
lowing a nine from The Dalles will
comprise an invading force. We
predict that the boys will show the
old time pep and give the visitors
a thorough trimming.
Clasi of 1916.
SCHOOL CLOSES TOMORROW
Prospects are Bright for the
This is the week which is looked
forward to more than any other in
the schedule of school life, namely,
that of commencement. As a
frcshmsMi four years seem of in
finite length, but as a senior the
time flies quickly past and the
thought of leaving a school of
pleasant associations changes antici
pation to regret.
The Crook County High School's
Senior Class of 1916 is thirty in
number, the largest by far of any
yet graduated. The graduation
exercises were suggested by Mrs.
Walker and promise to be unique
and original. You are cordially
invited to these exercises tomorrow
night at the Club hall and the mus
ical tonight at the Baptist church.
Commencement program, Friday,
. Processional March.
Christening the Ship,
Duct, Rei Powell, Adeline Deitrich.
Invocation, Rev. G. H. Rams-ey.
Quarette, Rei Powell, Harold
Charlton, Ernest Estes, Frederick
Class Motto Bernard Ramsey.
Vocal Solo - - Ha Knox.
Our Sailors - Letha Evert.
j Sailing, - - Class Song.
Our Sails, - Orville Yancey.
Cornet Solo - Ernest Estes.
Our Ship of State, Stacy Smith.
Double Quartette, Senior Girls.
Our Anchor, Jesse E. Payne.
Presentation of Diplomas,
Supt. H. C. Baughman.
A license to wed was issued yes
terday to Charles Benson and
Myrtle L. Poulton, both of Bend.
Commissioner Blanchard informs
the Journal that work on the
Crooked River road will Derhans
be discontinued on the first of the
month because of a lack of funds.
About four miles of the road will
perhaps remain uncompleted.
WHT TUB WUMAM
Minor can fcj n
BtAUTlfy Tha fACl
Thirty Members in
Overturf Easy Winner Over
Aune for Commissioner.
Knox Defeated Poindexter 500
to 150 Hughes Choice for
Roberts for sheriff, Overturf for
commissioner, Myers for school
superintendent and Ketehum for
assessor is the voice of the republi
can voters made at the primaries
E. B. Knox was nominated over
P. B. Poindexter for sheriff on the
democratic ticket by a vote of 500
In the republican contest the
race was very close in three in
stances, that of school superintend
ent especially, j. Alton Thomp
son held a lead of ten votes over
J. E. Myers until the last two pre
cincts reported, making the final
result in favor of Mr. Myers by a
total of 16 votes. Mr. Myers re
ceived 770 and Mr. Thompson 754
For assessor, three candidates
made the contest even more com
plicated and although R. D. Ketch
urn held the lead during the greater
part of the count the underestimat
ed Jrtrength of Carroll made the
contest very close between John R.
Luckey and Mr Ketehum, the
latter winning by 21 votes. Mr.
Ketehum finished with 611, Mr.
Luckey receiving 509 and Mr. Car
Commissoner H. J. Overturf de
feated Theodore Aune by an even
100 votes, the former receiving 830
HON. R. D. KETCHUM
Republican Nominee for Assessor
turn i- VV.. ..J
, . f
' S'i '4.
Republitan Nomir.ee for Circuit Judge
to Mr. Aune's 730. y
The best race made in the contest
on the republican ticket was that
of S. E. Roberts of s Bend for
sheriff. Mr. Roberts received 878
votes to J. H. StanWs fifi4.
Roberts' strength was general, re
ceiving a lead in most of the pre
cincts in the county. )
J. H. Haner had no opposition
on the republican ticket for clerk
and he received 1146 votes. R. L.
Jordan received 1348 ivotes for
treasurer. H. A. Kelly, 1192 votes
for surveyor and Elmer Niswonger,
1148 votes for coroner, none of
them having opposition.
For representative of the twenty
first district, Denton G. Burdick
received the highest number of
votes, 914 in the county, Vernon
A. Forbes 794. Wesley O. Smith
3P5 and Albert E, Elder 359. The
result in the district was in the
same order with the exception that
Smith was low man instead of
Elder. The exact vote is not
For secretary of state, Ben W.
Olcott received 814 votes in the
county and Charles B. Moores 531.
For public service commissioner,
J. W. McCulloch received the high
number of votes in the county or
334, the other candidates stood in
the following order: H, H. Corey,
Robert Service, James M. Kyle, Ed
Wright, and John K. Rusk. ,
M. E. Brink received 1082 votes
for circuit judge on the republican
ticket, W. Lair Thompson 1014 for
joint senator, H. H. DeArmond
1108 for district attorney, ''"Hi J.
Sinnott 1176 for congressman and
John D. Mickle 1081 for'.dairy and
food commissioner, none of these
candidates having any opposition.
George H. Burnett and Frank A.
Moore ' were both without oppo
sition for judge of the suDreme
court. The former received 1014
votes and the latter 856.
For delegates to the republican
national convention, every man
who committed himself to Hughes
for president received a good vote.
In the state at large the four re
ceiving the highest number of vote?
in the county are: Daniel Boyd,
George J. Cameron, C. W. Fulton
and Charles H. Carey: For the
district W. H. Brooke received the
highest and J. N. Burgess the next
highest number of votes
For president Charles fc. Hughes
received 536 votes, A. B.! Cummins
434 and Theo. E. Burton ' 135.
For presidential electors R. R.
Butler, W. I. Cottel, J. K. Wilson,
M. J. MacMahon and W. !C. North.
Next Tuesday afteroon, May
30tri at 2:30 P. M., memorial ser
vices will be held at the cemetery
and all persons in the vicinity of
Prineville and all fraternal societies
are invited to attend and partici
pate. The Memorial service will
be held under the auspices of the
United Spanish War Veterans and
an effort will be made to decorate
the graves in the cmetery.
'Your Source of Supply Wa
Not Legitimate or You
Would Tell' '-Wirtz.
Because he refuses to give the
officers information regarding the
source of his liquor supply, Frank
McManus of Bend, is in the county
jail. McManus is the first person
who has been held in Crook county
on such a charge since the dry law
went into effect January 1. All
other persons who have been ar
rested ith "contraband" in their
possession and where there has
been no record as to where it came
from have given the stereotyped
answer that "it was left over from
the first of the year." Such re
plies, say the authorities, are much
over worked, especially since "the
first of the year" is getting more
District Attorney Wirtz says that
McManus is the "go-between" for
others who are directing a system
atic campaign of bootlegging in
Bend, which has been conducted
only on a small scale to-date but
which has shown symptoms of
growth. McManus - fs the " -first
strangle-hold that the officers have
been able to get on the situation,
and since he will not inform, must
take the consequences of the situ
ation. McManus was arrested by Officers
Nixon and Kulp of Bend on elec
tion day. He had a quart of whis
key in his possession, which the
officers say he was about to deliver
to J. W. Hamilton a colored man
District Attorney Wirtz has also
placed a charge against him of
soliciting, taking and receiving
orders for intoxicating liquors and
he will be tried on that charge
this afternoon before a jury in the
local justice's court.
REDMOND IS FIRST
IN FIELDDAY EVENTS
The Fifth Annual Field Day, for
county schools, held at Redmond
Saturday, May 20. was won by the
Redmond High School with a three
point margin over the C. C. H. S.
Redmond 52, Prineville 49 and
Bend 82. The meet itself was the
best managed, largest attended and
more closely contested than any
presented in the county to-date.
In speaking of Redmond's victory,
they won in an uphill contest
against heavy competition and de
serve all credit for the first defeat
of the C. C. H. S. The fact of this
defeat will instill greater interest
and better preparation for next
year's events. The boys of the local
school lost through lack of training
because past meets were easily won.
Frank Brosius was the individual
star of the meet and his gameness
and ability was the one redeeming
feature of Prineville's defeat. He
won five firsts, two ' seconds and
the medal for highest number of
points, making 28, or over half of
his school's total.
The C. C. H. S. had led to the
last event when Redmond by win
ning the vault and mile run, crowd
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