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COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER OF CROOK COUNTY
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER FOR CITY OF PRINEVILLE
PRINEVILLE, CROOK OOUNTlr, OREGON, OCTOBER 81, 191.
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rinioninuiuutncdun muuniuumiTO Si iif ,
WATER CAX NOW UK Rl'X
ENTIRE LENGTH OK ('A NAM
PROGRESS ON DAN IS GOOD
HimmI Witm For Oil fomlw Now Are
Available, Storage Of WaU
The Ochoco Canal ytom, which
ha boon In course o( construction
fur the pint thirteen month, li com
pleted today, Including all lateral.
The tunnel li a finished product,
structures crossing the McKay. John-
on creek, and Lytle Creek have been
finished to care for the flood In
these stream, and the placing of
drop, bridge, and gate la prog
Flood watera from the atrnama
mnntlonitd above and fj-om the Ocho
co will be available for all the landa
under the ytnm whmiuver the sup
ply of water In theme atreama la auf
flclmit to permit IrrlKHtlon, and a
careful una of I lilt supply ahould
muko a good crop on the project next
The coriHlructlon of the dura la pro
Kri'Rlng rapidly. An amount of ma
terial aald to he over one hundred
thousand yards, or one-fifth of the
entire amount of the atructure haa
been sluiced In during the pnat alxty
uj. aim proapm'ta ror at leaat aome
waior inr i iv cropa are
growing brighter every day,
w. a. a
INFLIKX.A rtKHt'M HAH
iiKKN m: i:i";i) here
Dr. V. Oeannr, county phyalclnn,
haa received aome Influenza aorum
irom the Htate Board of Health. How
ver, there are no caaua of Influenza
w. i. i
KKRVICF.H WKKR HELD
FOR XKWT POIXDEXTEK
The remalna of Newt Polndextor,
who paaaed away In San Diego, Cal..
were returned to Prlnevllle for bur
ial. Funeral aurrtaea "Were held on
Monday afternoon at the Chrlatlan
church, conducted by Dr. Gervln.
Newt waa born In Prlnevllle and
lived here moat of hla life. He la
aurvlved by hla wife, mother and
father, two alatera, Cora, of thla city,
and Mra. Will Ford of John Day, and
a brother Vernon,
w. a. i.
INFLUENZA MISNKN PRINEVILLE
Dr. V. Conner, coiintv health offi
cer, reported thla morning that there
were no caBea of Spanish Influenza.
Schools, churches, theutera, or other
public meeting! have not hnnn rii.and
and business goes on aa usual. It la
not conaldered dangerous to attend
public gathering aa long aa the city
i free frons, the epidemic.
w. a. a. i
HIGH WIND DOES DAMAGE
The exceptlonnlly atrong wind
Inst Sunday blew down the large pine
tree across the road from the barn
at the Ochoco Hanger Station and
unfortunately for the Forest Service,
the barn happened to be In the path
of destruction, with the result that
one corner of the building baa been
transformed Into a nice lot of kind
ling for the use of the ranger during
the approaching cold winter months.
GIRL MAKKIKD IX PORTLAXD
The marrlnge of Mis Helen Eliza
beth Summor, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Summer, and Bornard
Leslie Tone: took plnce Saturday af
ternoon at 4:30 o'clock at St. Mary
cathedral, Rev. Father Sheridan of
ficiating. Only Immediate relative
were in attendance and the ceremony
was followed by a wedding supper at
the Hotel Portland, where Mr. and
Mrs. Tone are making their tempor
ary home. Mr. Tone Is a charming
and accomplished young woman and
has boon for the past three years con
nected with the MubIo Rri linn t Inn
school. Mr. Tone Is a member of
a prominent New York family and Is
wen kdowti in rortland and In Sis
iers. ure., wnere be has extensive
stock Interests and where they will
uiune iuir luiure Dome.
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MEN OVER THIRTY-SIX
WILL BE CLASSIFIED
Questionnaires are being mailed to
the older men and a soon as they
re an returned ciasmcatlon will be
8KVEN ORGANIZATIONS TO HE
CAKED FOR IX NEXT DRIVE
WILL' START WEEK OF NOV. 1 1
W. V. King la County Chairman, and
Will Have the Work Well Or
ganlauHl for Drive.
The. United War Work Campaign
will start a drive for 1170,600,000
In the nation, 1770,000 In the state
and 14, 160 in the county on Novem
The plan la to combine the needs of
even organizations, which are a l.
way to be found lending aid to the
peoplo needing It in the war zone and
about troop camps and among the
transporta, ao that their work can go
forward without ao many small drives
being made for funds.
The amount la not a large one, but
will be made up by large numbera of
subscriptions, and the burden will be
light when everyone does hla share.
W. F. King Is chairman of the
drive for this county, and he will put j
Into motion the effective
Hon he had for the collection of the
Y. M. C. A. fund In their recent
From all Indication across the
water, there will not be a great many
more of these drives, and one of
very best ways to assist In bringing
the war to a auccessful conclusion Is
the organization that add cheer and
conuort to our fighting men. , Do
your nil and do it willingly.
w. i. a.
WILL VOL' HOLD YOl R HEAD CP
PROl'DLY WHKX THEY COME
I lifted the receiver of the tele
phone, and almost dropped It again in
urprlso. For the voice wa that of
my good old friend, and I suposcd
him far away In France.
"What, back o oon?" I exclaim
ed. "Detailed for special duty?"
"Yes, back." he answered; and it
struck me that hla voice wa alow
and older, aa though the weeks of
hli absence had been year. "Back
but not for special duty. There
there Is another reason."
And then I knew that ha mint h
Wounded-Mvhlle here at hnmi T
till pursued my ordinary muru
Wounded to protect my home.
Wounded to keep my children safe
It came over me of asuddon. it
never had before, that I am debtor to
him to on amount that I can never
They will all be cnmlnv hlr h.
fore long. Some wounded. anm
grown strangely old. But most of
mom well and normal ennnirh thank
God. . " "
And we will stand along the side
walks to see them pass. How shall
we feel that day, I wonder.
Will their eyes say to us, "We wore
hungry for a bit of sweet, and you
did not think to send It."
"We were cold and you let the hut
fires die; we wore lonesome, and the
movlns stopped because there were
no funds to carry on."
Will that be the message of their
eyes to usf
Or shall we stand confidently In
their presence, greeting them as men
who have nothing to repent as men
" meir ansence gave freely of
wouiiu ana lime, tnat there might be
wormth and cheer and comfort over
They are coming back some day,
perhaps sooner than we think.
And what will be the message of
iiiuir wyea 10 your
W. . .
FRITZ CAN'T GET HIM
George llrcwstor Writes
"Well we have gone ahead again
aim ii was uoi very nard either.
I'TtlA ........ I 1 I
mo nuniuur nere is rotten now
and make It very hard to do much.
"There Is plenty of action, though,
and Fritz still drops them around us
once In a while, so as to ktep one
awake. He gave me a good chase
all day yesterday, but he can't get
suppose you are taking dally
" mo iram Doiore now, and
i riMBvme must De a real city.
i am sending you a Bosch gas
mask If the censor lets it go. It's a
now uuo bo you can try it on. The
French and German musks are alike
oAuopi ior me material. The German
uses leather and the French a kind
oi ruuDer ano canvas. It's a little
cold here and damned wet, but everv
" "o Blums dui ine Uer
mans and soon they will all be spirits
Best regards, CASEY '
- "Sgt. Geo. H. Brewster, '
Co. B 29 Eng. F. R. S.
No. 2 P. O. 714.
w. s. s
FOCR HELKXAPS IN SERVICE
arrived safely in France according to
a telegram just received, and Ser
geant Hobart Belknap has sailed.
Wilfred and Leland are in the U. S
Medical Service, and are in training
in Portland. They will receive their
uniforms this week. (
MEN ARE IN CLASS ONE
THOHE WHO CLAIMED EXEMP
TION REFERRED TO HOARD
MAKES TOTAL OF NINETY-NINE
Thl Includes Alt Those I'ndnr Thir
ty -Nix Subject to Appeal Cn
der Certain Condition
The following list of nineteen men
have been re-classifled and placed In
Clas One by the District Board:
441 Thorn. Jeff. Dealy, Alfalfa a53S
36 Win: Erneat Jeffa, Salt Lake
City. Utah,- ' a366
123 Jesse Roilen Watklns, Prln a479
3318elwln Montgomery, Prlne ar.03
474 Arthur Wurzweiler, P B a558
422 Wesley Johnnie Schock, Pr a54Z
227 Harley Gwynne Kennard Pr a453
679 Daniel Owen Burrls, Suplee aB91
606 Calvin Leroy Sherman, Bar a360
301 Chaa. Harlow Henry, Paulln a299
399 Arthua Jas. Champion, Prlne al4
79 Sumner Wm. Houston, Rob a59
386 George Robt Selvester. Prln a207
96 Adolbert Rich. Rlmpler, Prl a230
828 Bert A. Ricketts, Terrebon a344
609 Wm. Harvey Putnam, Prlne a462
650 Ole Alex Swanson, Prlnevllle aB6
604 Wesley Street, Fife aS4
463 Geo. Dewey Moore, Pow B a606
The above list are those who
claimed exemption on agricultural
reasons and were referred to the
District Board. This makes a total
of ninety-nine men in Class One.
They are all subject to appeal under
w. . s.
CAPT. CLACD LARKIN HERE
Captain Claude A. Larkin, of the
U. S .Marines, Cuba, spent lant week
end in Prlnevllle visiting friends,
Mr. and Mr. Claude Seeds and
Jack Romberg spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Hackleman.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Toney left Sat
urday for Portland, where they will
spend the winter. Mr. Toney has
been sick for some time with stom
ach trouble and will be under the care
or a specialist while there.
A. New made final proof on his
homestead last Friday.
Mrs. Rodkey received word that
her daughter, who has been suffering
with Spanleh Influenza at Washing
ton. D. C, is improving.
Mr. Greenslet and Mr. Cole of the
Geological Survey were in our vicin
ity for a few days during the nast
Calvan Sherman, and Will Miller
started Monday with cattle to Powell
iiutte, Where they will feed this win
rrenuss beeds made a business trip
to Prineville the last of the week
Herman Hass Is doine some work
on his homestead.
Mrs. Bishop Schwab called on Mrs
mr. una mrs. frame Fauach are
digging their potatoes in the Buttes.
They are turning out better than ex
pected. Mrs. Will Seeds and Mrs. Com
Seeds visited with Mra. Will Miller
the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart made a busi
ness trip to Bend recently.
w. a. s.
The local board is very busv exam
ining registrant Twenty-one were
examined the fiist day. Four out of
the twenty-one were rejected and re
ferred to the District Board.
I w. a. s.
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:: nfvl NEWS NOTES gvsg I:
JUDGE N. G. WALLACE
IL18 HAD A SHORT AND
COUNTY AFFAIRS IMPROVING
The Judge Asks For More Time To
Complete Plana Partly Com
pleted. Confident of Winning
To the People of Crook County:
Since November 16. 1917, I have
been your county judge. During
that time I have spared no effort to
secure and hold your confidence and
respect. I came Into the office at the
most crtltcal period In the history of
the country. The financial condition
of the county is indeed critical. I
have undertaken together with the
loyal support of your commissioners
certain reforms and policies, which,
if carried on, will, in a few yeara
rectify many of the error and mis
takes of the past. These things can
not be done in one or even two years,
nut mucn progress has already been
made and will be made each year. I
do not believe there has been one
serious criticism of county adminis
tration, based upon an intelligent un
derstanding of conditions, since I
have been your county judge. Ex
penses have been reduced in all de
partments and I do not believe any
department will make a better show
ing In this regard that that of the
county judge. .The incidental expens
es of this office for the past im
months has been less than twenty dol
lars. All departments of county gov
ernment will show a decided decrease
At the close of the war this coun
ty will enter upon an era of develop
ment never known in its history.
Great things will be done and accom-
! plished, not alone by the individual
I communities, but by the county as a
whole. I want to have my part in
this great work. I want to be able
; to point to something I have done to
further these things..
The office of county judge, as an
office, does not carry with it much
more than hard work and supreme ef
fort, but the honor of being an accep
table county judge, of having my part
in the great things in store for this
county, means a great deal to me
personally, and altogether worth
I am asking for an endorsement of
what has been done; I am asking for
an opportunity to help do the things
moBt needed to be done. On account i
of serious sickness in my family I
have been unable to see any consider
able number of the people personally,
but I assure you I am none the less
interested in the result of your bal
lots next Tuesday. My personal and
political enemies have taken advan
tage of my enforced absence from the
county to peddle a list of as dirty
calumnies against me as was ever
heaped upon any man. I ask only
that these things be disregarded un
less positive proof of their truth is
forthcoming. I believe in my fellow
man; 1 believe the people, as a whole,
are liberal, bighearted and fairmind
ed. I believe in the ultimate success
of a just cause and for these reasons
I do not fear the result of the fieht
which has been made against me. I
believe that I will be elected county
judge of Crook county next Tuesday,
and if my hopes and ambitions are
realized, I shall leave nothing undone
to merit your continued respect and
will lend my most earnest efforts to
conduct the affairs of the office to
the satisfaction of the general public
and with some degree of credit to
. Yours sincerely,
N. G. WALLACE.
W. B. g.
NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS
At the request of the government
we will not sell any gasoline after 6
p. m. or on Sundays.
INLAND AUTO CO.
BUT FEW CANDIDATES
FOR CITY COUNCIL
MAYOR HTEWART OXLY CAX'DI
DATE FOR THAT OFFICE
SLX COUKCILMEN TO BE CHOSEN
Ream Only Man Filed For Place
Eunton Seeks TreaHurenhlp
None for Recorder
Candidates for city positions, es
pecially those of councilman, are not
as plentiful aa on former year, and
when the voter go to the poll next
Tuesday, and after casting their bal
lots for state and county candidates,
they start to vote the city ballot they
will find but one name, that of Geo.
P. Reams for councilman, with aix
men to be elected at this time.
For mayor, Mr. Stewart i the on
ly name on the ballot, and Geo. F.
Euston is the only candidate for
treasurur, with no one seekina- the
office of recorder, which la at nrea-
eui ueing neia oy air. ttuston.
a measure wiii.be submitted at
in is time also, which, if abooted. will
amend the city charter to make it
conform to the general election laws.
w. . a.
IORTLAXD ATTEMPTS TO
MOVE LIVESTOCK SHOW
Regardless of the fact that Port
land business men, or many of them,
failed to appreciate the value of the
Pacific International Livestock Show,
which is now being held each year in
North Portland, thank to the nroe-
ressive spirit of the Portland Union
Stockyards Company, and other pro
gressive firms at North Portland, a
deliberate attempt is being made to
move the show up town this year, and
have the livestock show at the Ice
Stockmen generally are protesting
this matter, and many of them aav
they will ifot take the show stuff far
ther than North Portland, regardless
oi me attempt to "steal" their show
' . w. a. a.- - . ,
BOSCH E HELMET AND GAS MASK
RECEIVED HERE ,
A Bosche helmet and gas mask ar
rived in Prineville Sunday. They
were sent by Sergeant George Brews
ter to Miss Hazel Sullivan and Wil
lard Wirt. It is not known how
many Germans Casey killed when he
obtained these souvenirs, but it is
safe to say that he got his share. The
mask is to be seen, at Michel's store,
and the helmet at Johnson t Hyde's.
W. S 8
PRINEVILLE BOYS HAVE
ARRIVED SAFELY OVERSEAS
A mvaaa- I J m 3
" -no loLoiieu i uesuay
from Frank Brosius that he had ar -
rived safely overseas. Norris Blxby
and Stanley Morris were in the same
company. These boys belong to Bat-
tery C, 48th Artillery, C. A. C.
w. a. i.
MYRTLE SITTON BURIED AT
The following from a Lyons. Kan
sas paper tells of the burial of Miss
"The body of Myrtle Sitton arrived
this morning from Kansas City, ac
companied by her father, Louis Sit
ton, and her uncle, Winfield Howes.
A short funeral service was held at
the cemetery, conducted by Rev. A. J.
"Myrtle died in Kansas Citv Ontn-
ber 8, 1918 at the home of her grand
mother, Mrs. Howes, where she had
been visiting since last July, when she
reiurnea irom Uie west, accompany
ing mrs. Howes home. She develop
ed a severe case of Dneumonia and
her parents were wired for at their
home in Prineville, Oregon, but they
arrived too late, their daughter hav
ing died wnne they were enroute.
The mother was unable to accompany
the body here. Mrs. Neva Howes and
her brother, Everett HoweB, of Wich
ita, came up tnis morning, (Oct. 11),
iur mo Buori iunerai service.
w. a. . .
BECHTELL LEAVES FOR CAMP
Will Attend Officers Training Camp
I nance for Second Lieutenancy,
L. M. Bechtell, a well known Prine
ville atorney. left here Tuesday mor
ning for Camp Zachary Taylor, where
ne wni enier me Officers Training
Camp. If successful, Mr. Bechtell
will receive a Second Lieutenant's
commission, Field Artillery.
w. s. . .
DEATH OF C. C. LEMLEY
Chris. C. Lemley died at the De
lore ranch near Paulina at 7:30 Tues
day evening, after a short illness.
His sister, Mrs. S. J. Milliorn livds in
Prineville and the remains were
brought here yesterday. Funeral ar
rangements have not yet been made.
LOST A roll of bedding near the
top of the grade, west of Prineville.
Please leave at the Journal office.
U. V. Alexander. 61tfc
NINETY TONS HAY On Beaver
Creek, 1917 crop, for sale at $15.
Write M. Dexter, Dayville, Oregon
FIRST AMERICAN DIVISION
TO HOLD DIVISIONAL SECTOR
HOMER ALLISON IN HOSPITAL
Served On Lorraine and Champagne)
FrontJi Took Hill 212, Serge,
Meurcy, Feraie and Serlngea
Four Prinevflle boy, Roy Sumner,
Ermil Cantrill, Homer Allison and
Ivan Jones, are In Company E 117
Reg. Eng. and all belong to the 42nd
Division. They have- taken an active
part in the hard fighting on the Lor
raine and Champagne fronts and wera
also in the .battle of the Marne.
Homer Allison was wounded Sep
tember 11, and is In a hospital recov
ering rapidly. He received some flesh
wounds above the knee caused by
The following letter was Issued to
me men oi this division after a year
"Headquarters, 42nd Dir.,
..rr .u "A-E-August 13, 1918.
To the Officers and Men of the OnH
"A year has elapsed since the for
mation of your organization. It is
therefore, fitting to consider what
you have accomplished as a combat
division and what you should prepare
to accomplish in the future.
"Your first element entered til
trenches in Lorraine on February 21
You served on that front for 110
day. You were the first lmri.
division to hold a divisional sector
and when you left the aector June 21.
you had served continuously as a div
ision in the trenches for a longer per
iod than any other American division.
Although you entered the aector
without experience In actual warfare,
you so conducted yourselves as to win
the respect and affection of the
French veteran with whom yon
fought. Under gas and bombard
ment, in raids, in patrols, in the heat
of hand to hand mmrut mnA in k
I long dull hoar of trench, jrttfta M
n j ins iw h soldier spfrttf-yosu bore
yourselves In a manner worthy of the
traditions of our country.
"You were withdrawn from Lor
raine and moved immediately to the
Champagne front where during the
critical day from July 14 to July 18
you had the honor of being the only
American division to fight in General
Gouraud's army which so gloriously
obeyed his order, 'We will stand or
7iT' a nd by lts lron defense crushed
iuo vieruian assault and made possi
ble the offensive of July 18, to the
west of Reims.
"From Champagne you were call-
ed to take part in exnioiting the suc
cess north of the Marnn HVoafc
Who K..l . . . V" wl
; iruuc Deiore OhalonB you
i were thrown against the picked
iJroops of Germany. For eight ra
cessive days, you attacked snillf ully
Prepared positions. You cantured
"eat stores of arms and munition-
I You forced the crossings of the Ourcq
Iou toolt Hi" 212, Sergy. Meurcv
Ferme and Seringes by assault. You
"'"' enemy, including an Im
perial Guard Division, before you for
a depth of fifteen kilometers. Whe
your infantry was relieved, it was In
full pursuit of the retreating Ger
mans, and your artillery continued to
progress and support another Amer-
VesniediVlSi0n thB advnce t0 tt
. Continued on page 5
W. 8. 8
DEATH OF MRS. C. H. DEALY
Mrs. Charles H. Dealy passed away
at her home on Bear Creek Buttes,
-..no ouuiu oi t-nnevuie, October
iO after a weeks' illness. Mrs. Dealy '
was sixty-three years old at the time
of her death. She came to Crook
county with her husband in 1896 and '
they have resided here since that
time. Mrs. Dealy endured the hard
ships of the pioneer and it may Well
be said of her that hers was a life of
service. She is survived by her hus
band and three sons, Lee M., William
F. and Thomas J.
Funeral services will be held at
Myers Undertaking Parlors, Novem
ber 1, at 2 o'clock.
-w. a. b.
BELKNAP FAMILY LONG LIVED
It is historically true that the Bel
knap family is one nf tha Inn CAni
lived on record. Samuel Belknap a
distant relative of Dr. H. P. BelknaB.
had twelve children, ten of whom
lived to be one hundred v.. -.u
Samuel Belknap lived to be one hun
dred and six and his wife lived to be