The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current, January 04, 1912, Image 1

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Madras Pioneer
V !
NO. 16
btor E. Jeffory
: HdJOMen Will R"h
forf-M Possible-Will R"
U 'water system as-
ftnite oroportionB this
the arrival of E. J. Jef
ie firnt of Jeffery &
ftho'have the contract
iff. the works. He came
If evening overtno u.
M and will remain un-
'the-work is finished.
foil noticeable leaiure
of comment by Mr. Jei
Ee'stepped from the train
admirable weather pre-
here at, the present time.
;h a little frosty, he re
that it made him feel
find himself in a country
ibber boots and life pre-
are an unknown quantity,
efrom Portland,
first load of pipe was
from Portland today,"
nt II 1 I L
r. Jenery, anu uy next
iday we hope to have all
inches dug and the pipe
tied and ready for the
'With the exception of
ir four experienced men,
ill come from Portland,
t employed will all be se-
Olid here,"
sand and gravel for the
work on the reservoir
in ordered, and by the
is on the ground ready
the rest of the material
Ire arrived and the men
ready to go to work.
iply to a question whether
weather would interfere
ework, he replied that it
not; The onlv nosHihle
i - -
for a delay would be at
rvoir, and if it gets too
will be covered and a
ve installed to keen the
st the right temperature,
"pe for the water mains
me from thfi Pnrflnnrl
Pipe Co., and they will
long a professional layer
hat the job is done nrn-
This c'Orjfmhy guarantees
?entout and they take.
es with faulty construc
tive of inferior wnrir.
fl there will be between 25
men employed, and the
''wished in about. two
er starting. Mr. Jaf-
pgistered -t the Madras
to co-operate with their sisters
in town and on the evening of
January 12 they will appear at
Sanford's hall, buy a ticket just
like a "little man," and this will
entitle them to dance. It don't
seem possible, boys, but it's a
fact nevertheless, for once in
their life they have to dig up the
prico of a ticket.
Then comes the introducing,
for there are going to be lady
floor managers. It's this way,
follers. When you enter the
hall you will have to take a seat
along the wall and wait till some
bewitching damsel asks you for
a dance, before you will have a
chance to show your ability on
the floor. Won't it seem funny
when it happens like this: You
observe the floor manager ap
proaching. "Would you care to
receive an introduction from Miss
Beatrice Vanderbilt, Mr. Jones?"
Then you have to squirm around
irl your seat a little and finally
stammer, "Why, certainly, don't
care if 1 do."
. You see, girls, that's all the
men can say. They are accus
tomed to having some one say,
"have a cigar, Bill," and. if they
do appear a little awkward their
intentions are all right.
Then comes the "big feed."
This is another feature worthy
of special mention. It will be
free, too, for the men, and will
be held at 'the Arentz building
next to the postoffice. The ladies
propose to serve an old fashioned
basket dinner. They will haye
enough for everybody and all
they ask is for the ladies from
the country to bring either a pie.
or cake. '
Don't forget Friday, January
12.. It only happens once every
four years.
. Married
John H.. Montgomery and Sa
brina J. Bivins were married at
the Methodist parsonage in Prine
villo, Thursday, December 21st.
Both parties were residents of
At the residence of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Win
dom, at Culver, December 24,
Miss Myrtle B, Windom and Mr.
Roy H. McCord were married at
high noon, Rev.C. P. Bailey 6f
the Baptist church at Prinville
performing the ceremony. Only
the immediate members of the
families of the contracting' par
ties were present. After the
ceremony the bride and groom
led the way to the banquet table
where an excellent wedding feast
prepared by the bride's mother
and sister was served. The con
tracting parties are highly re
spected young people in the com
munity where they live and they
start in life with the best wishes
of a host of friends. ,
Local Masons are considering
the organization of,a lodge here
in the near future. The neces
sary, number of members re
quired to obtain a charter have,
signed a petition axfd this will be
forwarded to the Grand Lodge at
Portland for approval, With the
arrival of the charter it is prob
able that a delegation of 'Prjne
ville Masons will come'.here and
help in jthe work of organisation.
Mrs. C. Friend of A'shwpod,
who has for several years been
Oale SGt for fho T.oon hnainoaa Vina rliannanrl nf hv rn.
tO he nitmn i... i.t.' ,:: i i a a. :
f ii , urs uramatic ana is now entirely out or the
X1j in Wll EtllUUU UUQlllCTOD. 1 XII 11 VV
will winter the band on Mrs.
Friend's range and will qlso do
his winter feeding there. Shan-
iko Star.
Dick. Dove, who came down
from Bend last week, has been
acting, as city marshal the last
few days: ",.- ,f . ' .
Socloty Function In
"''no 1012-Manv F,ftm
C"try Comlno
m week from tomorrow
1a ti- :
ar 1912 in MhW
talk of fuA I-'.'
"The Western Governors' Special has proved the greatest ad
vertising feature ev6r attempted in the interest of the West. News
of its coming was abroad in the land and thousands awaited at the
stopping points not only to receive us with open arms, but to hear
of the great resources and possibilities of the Western States.
"The tour of the Western Governors will result in the bring
ing about of a better understanding and close friendship between
the East and the West. The eyes of the East were not only opened
to the possibilities of the West, but its people were brought to re
alize that our interest is their interest and whatever is done to de
velop the West is bound to redound to the benefit of the East.
They know that a movement of the 'landless man' of the East to
the 'manless iand' of the West is one not only in the interest of
business, but one which will make for government.
"When told of the great variety of resources of a state like
Oregon of its 29,000 square miles of virgin forest, of water power
which measures twice that of New York, Massachusetts . and
Maine combined, of its great variety of grains, grasses and vege
tables and fruits, of its mines and fishing, of its orchards and hop
fields, of its live stock industry, and last but not least qf its de
lightful climate they could hardly believe the statements true.
As a result of the trip thousands are becoming interested, and 1
am sure tne coming year win see a westward movement such as
never was seen before." J,
Affair to Delightful Society, Function:
,7 -V
mrg, iviiinor unioriQinjn n.oqor-
oi nor iviuiiiBry Biu uisvur
Mrs. John McTaggart;andMrs.
Howard W. Turner were", host
esses at an informal'- farewell.
party given, at Sanford'B' hall last
night in honor of Louis Falken-.
hagen? Philip Merrill and M. Fi.
Meloy, who leave Madras Saturn
day morning. About 40 guests
were present arid enjoyed them
selves at cards and dancing until
midnight. ter 10 o'clock
a delightful lunch was served,
The boys are members of the
Dramatic Club and their leaving
was the occasion of. much regret
on the part of the club president
and members. While seated at
the banquet table Mrs. ISa B. B.
Crosby gave a toast to. the de
parting members 'andall drank
to their good health
Mr. Merrill and "Mr. Falken
hagen have been employed at the
Central Oregon Mercantile Co. 's
store for the past two years.
They are going to San Francisco
where they expect to enter an
line of work. Mr. Meloy has
been connected with The Pioneer
for the past. five months and will
return to his home at Granger,
Wash., whei'e he is interested in
a newspaper.
Complimentary to her mother
and sister who will leave tomor
row for their home at Vancouver,
Wash., Mrs. E. L. Milper enter
tained several Madras ladies at.a
reception at her home this after
noon. The affair was purely in
formal, the atterpoon
the land to a high state of culti
vation. About a year ago he com
menced work on a well, his ob
ject being to get a: sufficient sup
ply for domestic purposes. He
labored at this at odd times, us-
mg dynamite 10 Diaau uut me
rock. He finally gave up after
. 1 L. 1 Xl
going SO leet anu turned uie
work over to the Well Co. After
m i r l f 1
going ten ieet ianner a guuu
flow was struck and Mr. Moore
says, he will go deeper in hopes
the supply will be found in a
quantity to permit irrigation. If
this is found he will attach a gas
oline engine to raise the water
and distribute it over the land.
Jubilant over the success of
Mr. Moore, Clifford Sowers and
W. H. Colby, neighbors, will let
contracts immediately with the
Well Co. to start drilling for wat-
. f 1 Tl?
er on tneir nomesceaas. n a
good flow of water can be found
at a depth of 90 to 100 feet, it
won't be long until hauling water
for miles is a bit of ancient his
tory in the Lamonta country.
Mr. Moore is also much elated
over the prospects of a railroad
through his district from Prine
ville to Metolius; but expressed
great surprise that Metolius
should be the terminus when it
known Madras is the natural out
let for all that vast territory. He
believes the road should follow
the Willow creek canyon, thus
affording an easy grade over the
entire route and would tap the
best farming - land in Crook
-V I
4. H. WlndonTShrlnk 79 Pounds In 18
Daya Renfody Waa,0"rdored as,? .
Rpllef Fop Dropsy
Henry Windom, a prominent
and "substantial farmer of Culver
cpmpleted an 18-day fast last
Sunday in hope3 of getting relief
from dropsy, from which he has
suffered for some time., The
fasting remedy was ordered Joy
Dr. McFadden of Prineville. The
following, interview published in
the Prineville "Journal is Mr.
Windom's version of how he felt
during, his' total food abstinence:
"I have shrunk 79' pounds,"
said Mr. Windom. " Have always
been a hearty eater and you can
imagine how I craved a good
square meal up to a few days
ago. Now I don't care so much
l have tasted nothing but water
and a little lempn during my fast.
Am getting stronger every dav
but my clothes are getting awful
baggy. If I keep it.up ..much Ion-
T t ii i ',
gur i may acipvtnrougn them and
hang myself,"
Albert Moore Tps Good -Flow At
Depth of 90 Fqet-rOlher - Home
atoadora Wlf Try For Water
At a depth of 90 feet Albert
being do J. Moore, one of the tiroirressivc
..A-Ar 4- r ?m nt- mi w-j t-r 1 k-v tint n r .J ' . V
vuteu w iiiBtiuiiieiiuu muBiu m u uarmers or the Lamonta district,
Z?n:h?"l ruck a. eood flow of water
list included the following: Mrs."
J. L. DehulF,. Mrsv Wade Siler,
Mrs. B. Itandolph, Mrs. M. ij.
Snook, Mrs, E. Bergland, Mrs.
G, Dizney, Mrs Isa Crosby, Mrs.
J. E. Dean,, 'Mrs. Perry Read,
his ranch last Saturday. The
Central- Oregon Well. Co., doing
the work.
Mr, Moore settled on a home-
Fas'tor Time Wllf Now. Be Mads Into
Central Oregon Viaduct Requir
ed Two, yea ra to Build
,-Trains.will begin operatingoyer
the .Oregon, Trunk's Y-shaped
brjdge across the Columbia river
at Celilo, January 6, according
to tli e reports of engineers made
to Carl R. Gray, president of the
road, a few days ago.
It is probable, they say, that
the bridge can be -.used January
4, but regular service will not be
inaugurated until two days later.
worKmen now are engaged m
placing rails across the last span.
More than two years haye been
required in building the bridge,
which cost approximately $3,000,
000. Its total length, including
the "Y" at the northern .end, is
4197 feet. It is built of solid
masonry and steel, every one of
the concrete piers resting on a
rock foundation. A draw span
is provided for, but it will be
used until after the Government
canal at Celilo, which now is be
mg built, is completed, making
possible navigation through that
portion of the riveV spanned by
the bridge. -:
Completion of the bridge will
enable the Oregon Trunk to
make faster time between Mad
ras and Portland. .T.he.usual time
required in crossing the r.iver on
the ferryboat How used in. that
service is 85 minutes. The traffic
department now is working on a
pew schedule that will reduce.
the the running time between
Portland vand jSend.
.;Ehrough passenger seryice into
Central Oregon may be attemped
within a short , time depending
largely on the development t.x
tjerienced in this portion of the
fjtate. If the business justifies
it officials of the Oregpn Trunk
are sure to put through trains
into service.
It is probable that President
Gray and other officials will make
n ! i . 1
an Ktxny luapeuuon oi tne new
Engineers Now Search
ing For RIght-of-Way
Railroad Men Say Th!s Point la Btt t
Suited Because of Many Natural
It now begins to look as if Me
tolius would be the terminus of
the Prineville road, instead of
Madras as-announced in The Pic
neer a' couple of week ago. En
gineers huve been in that locality
for the past week, and a .story
published in the Central Oregon
ian of Metolius last week says
that work will commence leafly
in 1912.
ASeattle firm, of which, L. M.
Rice, a wealthy capitalist is at
the head, are the parties who
will put the road through. R F.
Heckman and William Osborn,
railway .engineers representing
the Rice Co., arrived in Madras
last week with instructions to
make preliminary arrangements
for locating the route over which
the proposed road will run. They
were taken over the territory by
N. A. Burdick, cashier of the
Citizens State Bank.
The cost of constructing the
proposed road is in the neighbor
hood of $600,000 and will be
about 30 miles in length. A crew
of engineers were expected in
Metolius, the first of the , week
from Portland to look over the
territory and find a suitable
right-of-way for the road. Mr.
Osborn says it will require about
three weeks to complete the
The L. M. Rice Co. is a
stantial instution, and at
present time are engaged in
construction of 400 miles of
road in British Columbia, and a
million dollar irrigation project
in the Horseheaven country in
Washington is another of their
Notwithstanding that Metolius
seems to be settled on as theter
jninus of the Prineville ..road,
there are a good many who think
Madras will yet be given cosid- "
eration in the matter. Itlsfrthe
natural outlet for the Prineville
and Lamonta district, and,infact
much of the producing jknd,
which the railroad hopes tojben-
efit, is tributary to Madras, the
Willow creek canyon having its
outlet right at the city limits.
There is an abundance of wat
er at Madras and for that Reason
alone, railway men say, it will
be looked over by the engineers
before a final right-of-way! is se
cured. Farmers-along the Wil
low creek are. also' surprised that
Metolius should be the starting
point of the road in preference
to a more suitable point.
W, Randolph, who has been
Visiting with his parents Mr.
and Mrs.- B. Randolph,, in Mad
ras for the; past two yeekt re
turned to his home at Crookston,
Minn., last Sunday. Mr. Ran
dolph is one of the leading phy
sicians of that city and, his visit
here was not for the purpose qf
looking for a. new location, al-
J 1-.V' i A
Bieau aoouc iour years ago near
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v iTT.-'i!..!.!.-.- nr..- . ii liiimnnfn vuhlnli ia nniu hin tinmn
i Mrs. 1j. iir-LjerDinir. Mrs.-Artnur " ",v" -. vm 'w? uuiv,,
Gale arid MivHoward Turner, and during that, time has brought bridge after its completion;'"-
though he frankly admitted thut.'S4
this territorv hurl Til fit
brand of wenthnr
u vjunaunas time, com . !3f.
urn m . .... 1 . !
when an overcoat is
ahln !n f n ma.' j
ribly cold weather :
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r Agent
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