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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (June 9, 1910)
pity Council Holds
FREIGHT BADLY DE
LAYED AT SHANIKO
Complaints Filed With
R. R. Commission
CITY MAY INSTALL
Bills Allowed And Ordered Paid Dogs
f Have Had Their Day To Meet
; Tuesday, June 18
Freight traffic on the Colum
bia Southern Railroad is ap
parently in a badly congested
condition. Madras merchants
WATER SYSTEM I are encounterinK nntol& difficul
ties ana aggravations in me de
lays of their goods. Whole
trains of freightcars are at limes
standing on the side tracts at
Shaniko and these wait days
before being unloaded.
J. E. Stewart & Co. of Prine
The Madras City Council met ve uave tiled a complaint with
Tuesday evening for the regu- the State Railroad Commission
lar June session and was called er that the Columbia Southern
to order by Dr. T. A. Long, company hag been taking from
president oi tne ooara, in me 12 to 1G days in which to get
absence ot Mayor Turner. freight from Portland to Shan
Councilmen T. A. Long, T. B. k0, while formerly five days was
Tucker, S. E. Gray, W. R. Cook considered ample. A similar
and W. H. Cook were present; complaint has been filed by the
Councilman W. S. Smith was 1 Wheeler Trading Co. at Mitch-
absent. ell, which says it has already
The minutes of the previous snffered a loss of $686 32 on ac
meeting were read aud ap- count of these delays in shipping
proved. Eighty carloads of construct
The reports of City Treasurer M0n equipments for H. C. Henry
Burnett and Recorder Jackson to be used on the contract south
w,ere read and accepted. 0f Madras are said to be waiting
The following bills were au- ut Biggs to be hauled to Shaniko.
dited and ordered paid: Pour engines are now used in
H. W. Turner, - $33 70 moving trains on the Biggs
75.00 Shaniko line.
2.00 General Manager O'Brien
45.00 states that the difficulty has
5 50 been that the freight warehouse
6.00 at Shaniko has been overwhelm-
4.05 ed with merchandise and that
The bill of the Madras Trad- the road has been unable to lin
ing Co. for $1.94 was referred to load cars promptly after their
the committee on finance. arrival there. An assistant
Thitu mnrainii wB riirpns freight agent lias been sent to
ITEMS OE INTEREST
FIRE INSURANCE-Ask VaiiTamel
BUTTER aCo per pound; crrs H0o per
dozen nt Central Oicgon Mcrciuitllo
Watitcd At once, a central telephone
operator at Minima. Inquire of t ho
nianntfor, Prlnevllle, Oregon. Pio
neer Telephone A; Telegraph Go.
LOST Near M ml tub, a yellow Hhep
herd dose, with whlto stripo in lace.
Partly clipped, white ring around
neck. Return toTtiomnn V. Kilmer.
Union Sunday school services will bo
held every Sunday at 10 a. in nt tho
Opal Prnlrio chutch. Preaching nt 11 n.
m. nnd 7 p. in. Everybody cordially
invited to attend
Lost One Gray horse, branded '"J"
on right hip, about 700 lbs, Return
to Madras and receive reward of $6.
FOR SALE One slx-holo Superior
unnrlv llnW. Willi llOt
water attachments. Inqulro of I
F. Rico, 0. 0. Mere. Co., Madras.
AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
D. W. BARNETT
Local Agent for Depot Addition
IiIST OlITH fllEi
Your Orders Prompt Attent
Transiflnt Stnnk Given Best Of Fnnd ha
iimhwiw... vu nriv
DROP IN AND SEE
T. S. Hamilton, Pres. K. II. 1-ituNcir, Vlee-Prcs. J.C.Fow
Lost Buck-kin horuo; weight, 1100;
branded italic F on right shoulder;
cut on right foot by barb wire. $10
reward. See A. (J. Shu ford, Madras,
A. W. Culp, marshal
John Marshall, labor
J. H. Jackson, recorder
Eoucks Bros., mdse.
Joseph Rice, attorney
Cent. Or. Merc. Co.
For Snle Good single buggy nnd har
ness. See D. . Barnetf. It
FARM LOANS!! Madras State Bant.
For Rnt Good- pasture, five miles
sou tl of Madras, Inquire at tlilf olllce
WANTED Freight teams wanted to
haul lumber by thousand from near
Grizzly. Porter Brothers.
MONEY TO LOAN on approved farm
property. Inquire of Howard V.
Turner, Madras, Oregon.
The Pioneer gives you the home aud
county news aud keeps you In touch
with your surroundings. Subscribe
for It. Price $1.50 per year.
ed to procure the necessary
books for his office.
A petition signed by Fred
Davis aiicl 14 others asking that
an alley be opened through
Block 19 in the original town
site irom nortu to soutu was
read and referred to the com
mittee on streets and public
An ordinance for a franchise
for Edwin Gt. Amme of Port
land to establish a light and
water system for the city was
read and laid on the table.
AA communication from Don
Shaniko and il is expected some
way of relieving the congestion
will be found.
VOTING FOR THE PIANO
Directions regarding voting for Mad
ras Trading Company's piano.
Write name or society voted for plainly
on face of ticket at the top. Tickets aie
given only for cash purchases at the time
purchases are made. Tickets after being
voted cannot be transferred.
Votes will be counted and published
every two weeks. Following is the list of
names which have received over 1000
votes; counted Monday morning by W.
R. Cook and H. W. Turner:
CHURCH OF CHRIST SERVICES
Sunday school at 10 a m.
Preaching service at 1 1 a. m 5 the com
munion service wilt follow. Sermon in
the evening at 8 p. m,
You are invited to attend these services.
Elder J. H. Barkley, Minister.
Archie Powell i
FOREIGN EXCHANCE I0UCHT AND SOLO
DRAFTS ON ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD
Capital Stook, $90,000
Imported And Domestic
FARM L OA
Howard w. turner
U. S. COMMISSIONER
$ r t . r-:-.:
nerirv d v r us
Madras ntihhr srhnnl
P: Rea relating to reservations E1Ia Richardson
made by the Townsite Com- 1. o. o. F.
pany in their dedication, was Mrs. G1II15 Dizney
read and tabled. Mud Springs School
A communication from C. O. Blanche Barton
Baley referring to contract for 3 , uaKer
,. j.. 1 c .. 1 Myrtle Ramsey
digging. ditchFS for city water
" , , ,. , Mrs. Harry Key
works was read and tabled. M v rhmh
-The city recorder was re- oral Moore
quested to learn from the Town- Inez Bennett
site Comply if they would
grant a franchise to the City of
Madras to put in and operate
its own water aud light systems,
aud also to learn from the
county clerk what reservations
in this connection had been
made by the company at the
time they dedicated the streets
to the public.
The marshal was instructed
to prepare a place for the im
pounding and killing of dogs
found running at large unlawfully.
The application of I. F. Shuit
for a telephone franchise was
unanimously rejected by the
Sections of several ordinances
which have been discovered to
be defective in their operations
were changed so as to remedy
The council ad journed to meet
on June 14ih at 8 p. m.
GASOLLNE ENGINES. I have taken
the aneticy for the International
Harvester Co.'s traction and porta
ble guBollne engines. Should you
be contemi latitiK the purchase of a
KiiHoliue eiiKliie of any lze, will he
iilensed to huve you cull ami exam-
lrie'the one I have Inatalled. J. 0. ,
J. E. Grout
Water 80 cts. per 1000 gallons
ROLLED FEED FOR SALE
All kinds ot grinding done for cash or toll
feud Steam 0" Dry Eolleu
EMERY WORK DOSE
FRED H. GREEN
EIGHT PEIt CENT PER ANNUM
TWO PER CENT COMMISSION
Vermont Loan & Trust Comf
See Sanford & McKlnney, Madras, Oregon
All Work on First-Class
YOUR - PATRONAGE - SOLICITED
We buy and sell Farm
and Ranch Lands in Oregon
WRITE FULL PARTICULARS
Wilkes Land Co.
NEW YORK BUILDING
Campbell, Stroud & Co., Props.
Wholesale and Retail Deal
We have the best line of Fresh Meats In th(
AU, KIWIS f)P PtARI1EN VMETAira IN TREIB ffl
NO. 3851 ,
The First National Bank
OF PRINEVILLE. OREGON
B. K. A 1.1. en, PrenldcHt.
T. M. Uai.pwik, Cathlcr.
Wim. Wukzh kii.er Vivo Pres.
II. IiALDtviN, At. Caxhler.
Capital, BurpliiH and Undivided
THINK OF IT! AND THINK HARD! Why do you not invest from $100 to $450 whero the Hill and Harriman
railroads invest millions and millions of doUam? They expect to make returns on their investment, and they never
have failed. SOUNDS GOOD, DOESN'T IT? Why not take a chance and buy a lot in the
BOYCE AND RAILROAD ADDITIONS
T O iVIADRAS T,le Bus,cstTown ,n Desc,,utes
First Terminus of the
and Harriman Lines
An Opportunity for You to Build a Fortune
750,000 acres of wheat land aro tributary to Madras and products wilt be shipped from this
city. Cabbages, onions, melon?, corn, root crops, and many other vegetables, also fruils, aro
specialties in this locality. There were i tores enough for the old town of Aladras, but not
enough for the new City of Madras None near the railroad. There were hotels enough
heretofore for the people, but they are overcrowded today. None near the railroad. There
were enough rooming houses, but every one is crowded now, and the demand is growing
nex"'''?0116 "enr ra"oad, W,lero 2000 orera will be kept busy for the
RAILROAD AND BOYCE ADDITIONS TO MADRAS
is tho place where the It. It. Yards will be located. You must make money by buying lots
here. You can't fail. Lots are 50x100 to an alley. The prices aio Irom $100 1 u SS
accord ng o location. Terms one-third cash, i.alunce easy payments. Don't waU until the
best eelectious ate gone. Come tomorrow, lie the first.
We are the exclusive selling agents for the Rail
road and Boyce Additions to
Union Bank & Trust Go.
235 Stark St. Portland, Oregon
UNION BANK & TRUST CO.
2.(0 bturk St., I'ortlund, Oregon.
Gentlemen: Kindly mail me plat and litem
turo of Railroad and Iloyce Additions to Madras
i Automobile Stage I
A LL NEW STUDEBAKER AUTt
Shaniko, via Madras To
DAILY TRIPS EACH W
The Best Accommodations For All Pass
FOR RATES APPLY AT STAGE OFFICE
! Cornett Stage & Stable
PRINCE, A Black Percha
COLONEL, A Gray "i
A KENTUCKY SADDLER, will sta
for the season at my place 4 1-2
East of MADRAS. W. H. KILMfl
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t ... man.c uitj season iviu at naycreeK, wic-
ments or breeding can be made by applying to the
BALDWIN SUPPP Si IAN
Bin Wlllalail Uh
BOBINSON, Madras. mlO