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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER OF CROOK COUNTY
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER FOR CITY OF PRINEVILLE
PRINEVILLE. OKOOK COUNTY, OREGON, HKPTKMRKK S, 11118
45 CROOK COUNTY
BOYS ENTRAINED TODAY
Men are Given Breakfast a
Call Yet Filled
A class of 4S mm, tha largest sin
gle call yet made on Crook county,
left tha city this morning (or service
tn th American army.
Tha men were given routine
ndoft, a dunce at the Commercial
Club last evening for those who wish
ed to attend, end a breakfast at the
riinevllle Hotel tble mornliiR, which
waa attended by a large number of
eltlimis bealdna the men called.
Included tn tha llaat ara men who
are Just paat 21 years and who were
registered In June, and loma of the
men who were placed In Cluae 1 by a
recent order of tha War Department,
and were advanced from lower class
es. All are well known to the resi
dents of the county. Those called
Ouy Cnlvln Sumner
I, mm Vial
Floyd tier) James
Kdward Dennis Mnyer
-Louis M. Fischer
William I'. Pauls
Willie II. Ferguson
Harry F. Dnhrentl
William F. O Kelley
' Ilruce Charles Llndqulat
Karrle Carl Wolke
Lloyd K. Wlltso
Hoy Kmmett Moffltt
Charles Elof Johnson
Itobert L. Lister
Archie Arthur Powell
Clifford L. rhlllljit
Myron Abbott llagor
Isaac H. New
F.lmer Willis Thomas '
Frank Everett Elllff
A BONDIISSUE OF
1TY NEEDS FCND8 TO COM
PLETE AM) EOTIP ROAD
THE AUDIT TO BE PUBLISHED
Kxact Estimate Of Amount To Com.
pli le Project Will lie Made
A proposed bond Issue In the sum
f $78.3.0 may be submitted to the
people at a special election to ba set
for an early date.
This matter was dlscuscd at coun
cil meeting last evening, at which
considerable figuring concerning the
amount that will be required to com
plete the road and other matters con
' nected with tha construction was
It was first considered that a less
mount would do the work, but the
meeting finally adjourned until next
Monday evening, at which time a
complete audit of the railroad fund
will be submitted, and an estimate of
all the work that is yet to be done
will be considered.
These figures will be published In
the Journal, and will show the voters
Just what Is yet to be done, and Just
what has already been accomplished
with the money.
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LADIES' ANNEX MEETING '
At the first meeting for the year,
hold Tuesday afternoon the following
delegates were elected for the State
Federation meeting in Portland: Mrs.
C. L. Shattuck, Mrs. Mattle Elliott,
Mrs. J. B. Shlpp and Mrs. W. I. Dish
man. GOVERNMENT ORDERS
No industry , has responded
more loyally to the wishes of the
United States Government, t.hnn
the newspapers of the land, A
very able assistance, too, as we
have been repeatedly told by
high officials of the government.
. Now comes an order direct
from the War Industries Board',..
which is as follows:
"Rule 2. No publisher may
continue subscriptions after date
of expiration, unless sunscrin-
tions are renewed and paid for."
The date of expiration of ev
ery paper is stamped opposite
the name of the subscriber, and
thus everyone is notified , each
week Just how he stands.
The rule also restricts the
ninlllnir of miners to advertisers.
Look at the date on this copy
..of the Journal. If you are in ur-
rears, please arrange the matter
with lis before next week if you
wish the next copy of the Jour-
nnl, as the government order
will lie obeyed strictly.
IN UNCLE SAM'S
ad a Big Send-off. Largest
from This County
- Erneat D. Elrod
' David F. Outormuth
Dolbert R. French
Honry A. Bernard
' Frank Padro Luce
Roy Klwood Morris
Honry Arthur Sandvlg
Rimer C. Ray
Thomas E. Fitzgerald
Hugh Lawrence Lister
Merlin Kdward Allen
Thomas R. Raymond
Paul 11. Wilson
Joseph Judson Foster
. Henry Corner
Rnnjamln Davlei Fox
Charlie Ely Mesalngor
William Oscar Payne
Edward Franklin Payne
w. a. s.
SELECTED ROYS UREA K FASTED
IVInevllle Hotel Is Scene Of Early
Morning Gathering. Over One
Hundred Served at 5:80
The selected boys who left this
morning were entertained with a
breakfast at the Prlnevllle hotel Just
prior to their departure for the train.
Friends and relatives of the boys
were guests with them.
The dining room was artistically
decorated with flags of the Allies and
bouquets of golden glow were placed
on the tables. 8eth Dixon, who was
spolnted to take charge of the men
until they reached Camp Lewis, was
tnastmaster. M. E. Brink made a
very appropriate speech which was
responded to by Lawrence Lister tn
behalf of tha boys.
HHL'MIAS TO MEET SATURDAY
First Meeting of Tba Year Will Be
Held With Mrs. C. W. Klkins
Tha Shnmlag will bold their first
meeting for tha year at tha home of
Mrs. Collins Elklns, Saturday after
noon. The subjects for this meet
ing will be "Summer Reminiscences."
GOING INTO DAM
WORK II EI NO RUSHED .WHLLK
WEATHER IS IDEAL j
CROSSING IS BEING INSTALLED
One Tenth Of Tunnel Yet To He Com
pleted On Caiiul System
Much material, perhaps an aver-j
age of 1,000 yards a day. Is being
washed Into the Oohoco dam at pres
ent from the pits on the north side
of the river, and a total fill amount
ing to twelve feet or more has been 1
accomplished since the work started
on the north side, covering the en
tire unfinished portion of the dam. i
Water Is being lifted from the res
ervoir Into the canal for use In elud
ing and the supply Is now considered
ample for this purpose until the fall
increase In flow comes.
Spillways are being Installed for
the Dry Creek crossing of the main
canal and the McKay crossing, and
before the end of the present month,
Lytle Creek will be cared for In the
same way. , ,
These crossings or spillways are
of cement, and ara so constructed
that the water can be diverted Into
the canal or carted over "the canal to
the bed of the stream below.
Of the entire length of the tunnel
on the main canal, about one-tenth
remains to be finished, or less than
100 feet, and work Is being rushed
to clear this before winter.
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W. P. DAVIDSON COMING
Frank Johnson left Monday for
Crane. Harney county, where he will
meet W. P. Davidson of fit. Paul, and.:
return with mm to Frtnevuie. a5
Davidson is president of the Oregon
and Western Colonisation Company.
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DISTRICT BOARD MEETING
The Ochoco Irrigation District
Board held Its regular meeting on
Tuesday afternoon, at which time
matters of importance were discussed.
CAN OREGON REPEAT?
The vaults of the U. S. Treasury again need
refilling. Ever increasing expenditures necessary
to hasten the end of the War, the Keeping-up ana
Bncking-up of "Our Boys," the Sustaining of the
Allied Nations and their Peoples, the Perpetua
tion, of Democracy and' Destruction of Autoc
racy require the unstinted sacrifice the DO
YOUR BEST, NOT SIMPLY "BIT," of every true
The Eve of the 4th Liberty Loan is here.
FIRST in every patriotic endeavor, OREGON
PRINEVILLE RED CROSS
080 YARDH OP MATERIAL TO BE
MADE UP BY OCTOBER .
fifgjRjg MACHINES INSTALLED
Cutting Machine Cut Forty Gar.
menta At A Single Operation
The call Is Issued today by Mm.
Rea, manager for the county Red
Cross, for more women workers at
the local rooms.
It is necessary that six hundred
and eighty yards of goods be made up
during the month. The garments
will be for women refugees, and are
ot course, badly needed at this time
The local Red Cross rooms are
equipped excellently for the work at
band, and records made by this chap
ter during the past year demonstrate
that the plant Is operated in a very
Power machines are Installed and
In operation. One ot these cuts out
as many as forty garments at a single
operation. In reasonably light ma
terial, and six power sewing machines
are in use putting the warments to
gether. - w. s.
COUNTY COURT IN SESSION '
Commissioners Lister and Lathy and
Judge Wallace in Attendance
The regular monthly meeting of
the County Court is being held this
week. Commissioners Lister and
Luthy and Judge Wallace are In at
tendance and the regular routine of
business Is being disposed of.
rmcrrr court will
CONVENE NEXT MONDAY
The regular September session of
the Circuit Court will eonvene next
Monday morning. So far there hive
been no criminal cases reported and
there will be very little business to
dispose ot. The Grand Jury will
convene, however, and the regular
business will be attended to.
cannot, will not, shall not falter NOW. With more
to work for, more to give for, more to sacrifice
for every true Oregonian will make it his duty
to see that Oregon DOES REPEAT by going over
the top FIRST once again.
While the campaign does not officially start
until September 28tn, we will so voluntarily
pledge our subscriptions and anticipate our
quotas that in this town, th's county and th s slate
IT WILL BE OVER WHEN IT'S OPENED. .
Ftvni Li butt Loam Com.hu tub
13,000,000 HEN WILL REGISTER
IN AMERICA ONE WEEK FROM TODAY
All Men Between the. Ages of 18 and 45 are Included.
No Excuse Will Be Accepted From Any One.
President Wilson, by official proc-'
lamatlon, has set Thursday, Septem-j
ber 1, as Registration Day. j
On that day every man in the Un- j
ited States and . its possessions be-1
twennj.be ages of 18 and 45 years, in-'
elusive, who has not already regis-!
tered, or wbo is not already in the
military service, must register.
This Includes citizens as well as
aliens. There are no exceptions.
Registration will be held between
the hours of 7 o'clock a. m. and 9
o'clock p. m. on Registration Day.
Local Draft Boards will be in full
PARTY AT HORIGAJC8'
Myron Hager Is -. Entertained By
Friends Gift Presented
Myron Hager, who left with the
last draft contingent from Prineville,
was entertained at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Horigan Friday even
ing. Games were played and refresh
ments served. Mr. Hager was pre-Benteu-
Ith a fountain pen.
PETITIONS FOR R. F. D. SERVICE
Dally Service Wanted Think That
Business Warranto Increase
Petitions are being circulated to
have the Trl-Weekly R. F. D. ser
vice increased to a daily. F. S. Town
er, who is representing the farmers,
says that the large number of pa
trons served on this route and the
amount of business warrants the In
The petitions are being
LABOR DAY DANCE AT CLUB
The "Labor Day" dance at the club
Monday evening waa enjoyed by a
large crowd. A number of young
people motored over from Redmond.
"Spec" Young of Redmond and Geo.
Stearns furnished excellent music.
charge ot registration. It is the duty
of the local boards to name the place
for registration, and to give proper
publicity as to their locations.
However, failure on the part of any
man subject to registration to learn "
his proper registration place will ba
no excuse for bis failure to register.
Failure to register on Registration
Day is punishable by imprisonment
up to one year, without option ot
Men who will be absent from home
on Thursday, September 12, should ,
consult the nearest local board at
once for instructions. ,
OCHOCO GOLD MINE
TO BE DEVELOPED
Twenty-eight miles east of Prlne- .
ville, situated in the Blue mountains,
are the Mayflower gold mines, which. .
represent a vast amount ot wealth
yet to be developed.
The Mayflower group, include
several shafts which have been op
erated with good results for a num.
ber of years.
About four weeks ago, an entirely
new tunnel was opened up on the
premises. It is called the Blue Buck
et Mine, and promises to be one of
the richest and best lodes ever dis
covered in that locality. The ore
from this particular- lode, assayed
$14.00 a ton, and the minerals ex
tracted are gold, silver, and manga
nese ot iron. Operations will he
ued on this new Bhaft in the
near future. '
. New machinery, including an air
compressor, has recently been in
stalled, and will enable a greater
output. Extensive operations will
probably be started soon, and a three
compartment shaft is now being con
templated. One of the larger tunnels which is
1400 feet in length, has been oper
ated for a number of years with good
Indications show' that there is a
rich vein of ore yet undiscovered,
and all engineers who have made in
vestigations say that it is of a great
The products which have thus far
been extracted are of a high quality,
and are chiefly hydrate ore, although
there is a considerable amount of
concentrate ore milled.
The chief mineral is gold, although,
silver and manganese of iron are
W. S. 8.
First Aid Class is Successfully Com
pleted. The following ladies recently com
pleted a very successful First Aid
course -under Dr. Edwards' and Mrs.
Nicolal and were given certificates:
Mrs. C. L. Roberts, Mrs. J. H. Rosen
berg, Mrs. Jerome Fertig, Mrs. E. J.
Wilson, Mrs. Hendrickson, Mrs. B.
Nevel, Mrs. W. S. Ayres, Mrs. R. 8.
Dixon and Miss Helen Ayres.
Another class will be started soon
and a large attendance is expected.
w. S. S. .
MRS. LASLETTE ENTERTAINED
Given Surprise by Friends at Her
Home Friday Evening.
Mrs. F. C. Laslette was given a
surprise shower at her home Friday
evening, by about twenty friends.
Mrs. Laslette will leave for Chicago
In the near future where she will
take a Course of Bible study at tha
Moody Institute. Mr. Laslette will
continue his Y. M. C. A. work at the
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TWO NEW TEACHERS FOR H. S,
The two new teachers who have
Just recently been secured are Asst.
Commercial, Miss Anna H. Anderson,
who is a graduate of the Winona Nor
mal of Minnesota and also of the Uni
versity of Chicago, and for tha Nor
mat Department, Miss Ida M. Matiaon,
who is a graduate of the Kansas State
Normal and of the University of Cali
fornia. . :
W. 8. 8. , .
CECIL ABEL ALIVE AND WELL
Mrs. Henry Abel received a letter
from her son Cecil, who was reported
to be killed in action on August, 1,
that he is alive and well. Cecil has
been in England several months.
The report of his death appeared
in the Spokesman-Review at Spokane.!
W. S. S. .-
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS READY
Prof. J3. E. Evans has reported
that the Hiph School diplomas are
ready and will bo eiven out at the of
fice of Supt. J. E. Myers.