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The DesChutes Echo
BEND, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON, DECEMBER 6, 1002.
AGREAT FUTURE IN VIEW.
TREND OF RECENT EVENTS MARKS THE DAW N
OF A PROSPEROUS ERA IN THE
by far the advantage and host
routo. Operations, however, wiiion
are being carried oil ill the south*
crn portion of the stato niav have
a tendency t«> push matters. t i „
Salt Lako-Uoos May line apparent-
Iv has noon established on a solid
basis, und if eonstruetion on th a t
load, us is given out, commenta
i in the spring, then either the Vo-
A Boom Time Is Predicted When Local Activity Be I lumhiu Southern or the Corvallis
gins in the Spring. Irrigation and Lumbering and Eastern must build to gain tin
in«» -ome liard knocks l>y recent de-
Echoes Along the Deschutes.
vi lopments which go to show that
the proposition is a fake pure and j
Mrs. .). U. ltroek left for Brine*
simple, and is simply a scheme to
, | vi I le Tuesday to he gone several
create a boom tor the purpose ot I
soiling off a lot of land whieh has |'
been bonded and laid off into town
Will Vandevert left the first of
lots. I f it wasn’t for the udvertis- the week on a business trip to
ing tin company gets through sul>-! I’riueville.
sidized papers, business would be
j John Bloss is in The Dalles at*
slow with the great promoters,
The editors win* are willing to tending to business matters.
“ stand in” and fake the people
Mr. and Mrs. M, S. MavtieUl
will soon find themselves dom up and \V. (i. Max Held and wife were
Persistent lying and | Bosland visitors Monday who
misrepresenting matter is sure to made final proof on timber claims*
prove a boomerang,
W. L. Phillips alul Wife were
here from Airtit* the tit'sl of th«'
SOME UMBER FIGURES.
week to make final proof,
■ advantage both in position and
traffic. Pressure wiiieh has re-
centlv been brought to hear upon
the Columbia Southern from Port-
The Deschutes Valley is just work in the Walker Basin, has ap
land is likely to see the extension
Mow upon the threshold of a new plied for 7(».(XX) acres.
of that road put through and it 1 i a>
All of the land under process of
life, a wide and diversified develop
been given out that eonstruetion
both by private and
ment-—a growth, both in popula
will begin early in the coming
t ion and wealth, and u future corporate capital, is directly tribu*:
John MeTaggeft left fur ThO
Whose possibilities call be measur* tary to Bend and the Deschutes ;
C o m m tircia l O rg a n iza tio n to A d v e rtis e Interesting and Unusually High Dalle« Monday with a party which
eil only hv the energy and capital river, a fact that marks this point
in the meantime the residents
Which will he invested in building ns il future centcr— a center of
Prices Paid for Sturnpage in lie located on timber claims,
Up its trade and industries. The trade, business and
population o' Bend will he wide awake to the
Arrangements are being made
Sale of Minnesota State Lands« by the Sabhuth-scbool for an en
opinion expressed by scores of cap* arising from the settlement of the husiness interests of the place and
its future growth. The Board of
italists and business men who lands contiguous to it.
tertainment til he given Christmas
In the sale of timber, owned by night. The committee in charge
lmvc visited this section i* that A Futuri For Agricultural Pursuits. Trade which was organized nearly
a month ago has the development the state of Minnesota, xvliich took consists of Messrs. (\ J. ( ’otter, 1.,
Bend( Deschutes, as it will be re
it has already been fully demon
named) lias before it a future UM» strated that the district so long and welfare of the eountrv at heart. place a short time ago, sturnpage I). Wicst and A. ('. Hampton,
and cvety effort will la put forth (»rices were the highest ever record The t htcrtainmeht xvill be held in
equaled by any other district in juu t
ni as the “ Oregon Desert” is
in properly advertising to tin cd in the state. The top notch flit* new school liotisc alid it is ex
composed of a volcanic ash whose
what the Deschutes valley was readied when the Maslick pected xvill be enjoyed by ¡i large
It is the natural outlet of the
j lowers of production have reached j .
is, wlmt it can do in the line of a«l- Lumber company bought in two number. The program will be an»
enormous wealth stored up in its
their full height in the Yakima 1
: vancoment, what it’s going to he million feet, paying $10.(10 per nouneed iUrbde of a fortnight,
pine forests, a natural center for
country of Washington.
I in the future and the resources thousand for the timber. The
the trade and business accruing
A. S. Slioles and wife of North
portion of Eastern Oregon will
Stillwater (Mum.) Gazette in com
; hack of it,
from a rapidly settling country
Branch, Mich, were here Monday
probably never produce the varie
I The irrigation convention in menting upon the transaction to make final proof on timber
and the establishment of new in
ties of food-stuffs found in that
Portland was a running mate to says:
dustries. Prom all sides come the
section owing to the higher alti*
“ Prices were remarkable high in
this step which the hoard xvill take.
indications that a year’s time will
tude, hut the limit to the possibil*
M. Middaugh xvns a business
Bend, the Deschutes Valley, and some instances. State Auditor
bote a greater change in this dis
ities in the agricultural line, once
from Portland the first of
around it was Dunn was not present but a letter
trict along the Deschutes than is
the field is irrigated, xvill be diHi”
possible now to depict. New life, chit to establish. There is plenty thoroughly advertised at that from him was read by Deputy
W in. Holder and Judd Palmer
melting and it is not proposed Auditor Iverson,
new energies, new ambitions have
of room for diversity, and time j
that interest shall be allowed to
" I 11 the letter the auditor stated were Prinevillc visitors the first of
seized the people who are now
alone will determine what products
the proceeds of the five pre- the Week. The “ lord of file lie*
looking forward to a period of can be raised to the best udvan-j
ceive the best inducements which vious sales had pul mofc money viexv” had two It's ill his hip pock*
growth anil advaheemeht and who tune.
an be offered, business opportun* j in the state treasury than had et.
xvill use their influence and energy
Health In Lumber.
will l»e opened, property will been derived Bom all the limber j
in bringing the change about.
The immense tracts of yellow j I k * -thrown open to investors and previously «old by the state, and
|n,.,* Bureau reports tin* foD
Tin? Irrig a tio n Project?»
the weather for the
The convention iti Portland on pitie lying along the Deschutes ! h**me»l»uilders, and no stone left the state hud been disposing of its ]( in<>■ on tin*
the 18th of lust mohth marked the
first step which xvill lie taken in Billions of feet of accessible timber population, and every business bin* results obtained, the auditor temperature. (>0 on Hu* '.hid; mini-
the development of the country ad* stand now inviting the investment projcctjwhich xvill give to Bend said, xvere largely dm* to the ho ntutn temperature, 11 during the
.jacent to the Deschutes, The con of capital in the establishment of and its adjoining territory a solid proved method of selling and es- nights of the iilst nfld 21th. There
vention commended all legitimate *n\v*niills. The first planing mill scat in ♦!•<* list of energetic spots pecially to the publicity given the xvere ten days during the month
that wcl’v wtprti and eight partly
irrigation eMtetprises and th** lat is being erected now which will of Ea-tet n Oregon.
“ The amount realized at the sale el,.inly, T The lain fall for the
ter are now ready to begin their
¡yesterday was $oU7,U00.
The month was unttsthtllv heavy f*U’
work as soon as the contract* are Duly a shot't time will elapse be
I prie** was $*2 per thousand higher this time of the year amounting b*
signed bv tin* department of In fore the larger mills for convert*
' than ever liefnre secured and the 2.01) inches. Thirteen nights dtir’
terior. To the cast, west and south n»g the logs into marketable lum
" :,r‘ $8.8'* per thousand.
ing the month tin* t»*ni|H*ratufu
of the river desert lands x»f fertil ber will be on the ground and the Wireless Specials to the ECHO
Was above the fie zing po'nt atnl
ity and productive!«-«- „rider irri*
” f tn‘l“s conimene*-, Near
Over the Stage Line*
of DlilUth bid $10.fit) per thousand twenty-one days the temperature
ly t ion have been -elected by the >*v t,mv hundred million dollars
for two million feet. Tbi? was the ranged from To to fit) degrees.
companies which stami ready ami worth of yellow pine stand tribù
highest price for whieh any of the j
eager to ('eminence operations. A t,,r'
( Pie of the largest cougars which
The board of Directors *'
sturnpage was sold. There \v*h
few projects under the managx
: has been Killed in the vicinity of
Columbia Southern extension into ahotit JOB liimbermcn prcsent.”
merit of local residents, have al* The H«'anh»n-Gibs<m Lumber c «* mi - j
■ th** Deschutes river Was shot a few
t'rook county has taken final ac
Eli* faets presente*I are suf'ieient
Ceadv brought small tracts of land l ,;,n' ' *r:,< t. the Diamond Match; tion on the surveys which have
days ago bv \\ ill Boguc Who was
to con vi ma* tic* must skeptical that
Under irrigation ami cultivation, HOnpaiiy’s holdings ami the Bliss
ls.-en filed for right of way arm*.* tli** safest inVestment ttiut can bc driv ing a hunch of cuttle at the
showing the sueces- wl.i»'h ha« tract, together with several Other j
I government territory.
1’ ii-ideni nitide *it thè present tini** is in tim- time near Lava. Mr. Hogues dog
met their efforts to conquer aU bodies owned bv various eastern 7
Lvtlx* gives out that construction l»*r- Wheii
luniher companies 'treed the animal atttl stood guard
arid and originally unproductive fif ms aggregate ¿tKl.tKK) at'res
I wol'k will begin in the spring*. \ II* xxilh millions uf (lollars b«u*k of until Mr. Hogue returned from his
Timliermen in the position to
iiX)unc* nients of this kind in the thein go to a ptiblic n u e tp n i and house xvith a rifle. Th*1 cat was an
say that operations will be
Under pliante conimi the Des*
past have t,e**n instrumental in succeed in buying two iniBion feet : unusually large one. measuring
chutes irrigation company bus gin m*xt year. The rapidlydiniin- settling Up «t birg** portion of the
and it,.*,, go a w a y h a p p y the in f e r - ¡ , m * «even feel in le n g th ,
brought several thousand acres un* i.'liing supply of availahle pine in district throUtfh which the new
e i.xe c.in U c iis d y ta k e n . N o tm a h y j
\\\ j | Ib iD m s h e n d had th e m is -
der its ditehesi tilt* Cline Falls thè cast t*«cther witli thè rapi.l ..d-
li tie will be built, but the policy
n e to break several holies ill
l’owi'T eompahy ¡« irrigatiti« noW
**1 prie**?, tb.ev deviare, nmkc
seems a g«*»*d One, The iiexv road
w estern pirn* w ill U* s u p p ly in g the p ), hand th e firs t o f th e week,
aboiit a thoM'.ind ic-res with moie necessury thè (fenili* <*f Crook
wiH have a Well cle v **1*»| k *< 1 t**rri* i niafkct in tin* east.
in siglit bit- m*xt x’ -iir; atei thè camtyV t imber ls*lt. thè «ole re-
t»n tin* basis th a t th e p itie ly in g th h 'w n again-» a fin e *' th e le ft
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t,. I.,„M n lfitig th e 1 * -c h u te s w ill some dax haix*l h*«*eivi»g th e force o f the
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fo f M in n e s o ta t im lx - r . th«* « ta n d in g
of W.Uht acfx's und»*r its lines ami ,1' M| ,,r Kastefn <'regno *
P. It. Dual* was (U Bend Friday
Home on*’ either ,*n th»' iftsi*le or V m IU»* iti r o u n d n iim b c f - o f th e
lateral?. Vpdef tie* t'a'?*.x net tin* «v’ a'ith into tin* market«-
his way t « » 1’ rineviile. He WJ.S
«mtside of the (treat Centfnl rail- tract Bx t l i i s v i c i n i t y re p re s e n ts
Tbps* *i«te»-' Irrigation »'»«mpatt.v Ua.lretnl Coirnnunkation in Future.
from a trip to Silvel*
r<aul prop*s>ition. which proposes n**arl.x- *ix hXindre.l m illio n dol
has appfx'p' iat»**! ’.<«,(*(» a* (*•« i*x «
Judwiiic from the facts ox hand to establish headquarter- a* Hose- lars
tich <li«tri> t lying a fen- n«fh*s w»—t
ut pre-ent. the Cohmihi.i Southern burg, has thfoxv«» a slum Wtiich
If the Columbia Southern tx*hls
«>f Bendi Ih» t'ilot Hilt «e lfi*vel»,p*
will in all probability be the lir-t may or mav not lie Well f*'*«mh*d. j Tin* remaining turkey*» iU tin llllle h in u fv r u l l i l i - ” «*-’ (» t*1 it -
•nent company, with b* ad «iitnr-
ftVul t»* pusl* through f»i>ni th«* D is from tin» Myrtle Point !*o«>*r- neighls>rli*»»sl are Is-giiining to pr**s«*tit supply it wdl have to
t**rs in the immediate vicinity« has
north. alth»ei«h the CorxwHi« and pfise and i* •*« f'dlow*:
shoW a -a .I a tn l d is s ip a te » ! **xpr«*
build «1 »Wifeh *h«wti tbi- W«i.V et
*-*'gr«*gat *il Afi.DtVl :t< t » -. and tiie Kastem. with its mad graded to
“ The pP'nioteV® x,f th«* Hfe-at sion tin thuif The**« in iiiHi* i|H«tioti j least uti Which to oti»«T the t-.ns
itn-gon l4».velopn«eiil company, ut «1.»- -itone*» **f tl««. l 's»—•-»»« 1*—. ha- < Vtilr«*! ( i«a|S rf railhsol nr»* r»*»s-iv* «^ ifi« t hri-lhia* h-etivjti«<..
not iti x»«v,
Interests Will Be Important Factors.