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About The Deschutes echo. (Bend, Or.) 1902-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 26, 1903)
DESCHUTES, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 2«, l‘Ä
W H A T D E S C H U T E S V A L L E Y NEEDS.
work has been done there is little j
return from the land. The hard- J
The Investment of Outside Capital Must ships of all
be Encouraged and Our Ri‘s<'urces
would be greatly lessened if work j
could be furnished the new settlers j
The future of this region, its pos during the period of the prepar
ation of the land. It would also
sibilities and resources are subjects
be desirable that the best of all *
which the inhabitants of this vi
markets— a local market— should
cinity should study and discuss.
at hand when the farmers begin
Homeseekers will be here from
to produoe. We can hardly ex
time to time and every resident
should be both willing and able to pect bomeseekers to bring with
them sufficient capital to prepare *
furnish inquirers any necessary
information. I f this portion of the and stock farms and besides to *
wait a couple of years for returns. ^
Deschutes valley becomes the site
f we could make use of our great
of a thriving town, surrounded by
problem ! ^
a prosperous agricultural country, timber resources
the residents first on the ground
ought to be the greatest gainers.
for labor would all come at once. I j p
A n unintelligent hopefulness or a
Under the circumstances every
like kind of pessimism ought to be
thing possible should be done to
decried. To support a city of any
bring a strong lumber company in
kind there must be manufacturing
this vicinity. Every person who
acquires a timber-claim here be-
Many of us have seen towns like
i comes an asset and advertiser of
those in the Dakotas, Kansas and
our section. Diversified industry
Nebraska where an elevator, a cat
is a great advantage to any section
tle yard and a few business houses
and deserves the warmest en
supplied all the needs of a large
couragement. A resident of this
and prosperous agricultural com
region who decries the timber val
munity. A few hundred people
ues is an enemy to our progress
composed the town and supplied a [
very meager local market tor farm
products. Grain and cattle were j
too m u c h b e a r
staple products and yearly the
farmer exhausted his farm of its A Horse on PrtnovilleM Popular Pill
agricultural elements and shipped
to some far off market the vitality
,(V-„ T i >. i
No, I don t know
of his sol 1 in the torra ot grains.
, . T . ,,
about sheep, but I can tell you a
A local market is absolutely BtQry ftbout a bear;, 8aid P . M |
necessary to the success of an agri- Smithi of Prineville> at the perkini
cultural community. Take as an i
„. , t ^
vesterdav. “ J. H. Templeton, the
instance our present condition, j druggiat'in our towI1. wenl hunting;
Hay is selling at as high as $17.00 Qn lfae headwater8 of the Deschutes !
a ton, yet if
there was even 400 ; River< and took a ghol at # ghe bear
acres of irrigated hay land in the which had two cube. He hit her
vicinity hay would go begging at I and cripp,ed her and wa8 oi
TH E B E N D M E R C A N T IL E CO.
Keeps a complete stock of Sash. Doors.
57 :c taxions 9 :rcprcof Shibbcroïd 9cc :r.g.
C A T T L E M E N ’S
S H E E P M E N ’S
S U P P L IE S .
M a x . u ik k
Has a complete line of
goods at his new store.
A two-thousand dollar
addition has just been
received. Qualities right
and prices right.
W . H. STAATS, Prop.,
Deschutes, • - - Oregon.
$5.00 a ton.
Air. J. \Y\ Howard,
’ grab one ot the cub?, when sh e1
one time cattle king of this region,' 8tarted afler him. He tried to
and now owning 3000 head of cat- 8hoot agaia> but hi„ , un wculd not
tie in Lake and Klamath counties,
I woik, so he ran for dear life,
states that his winter's hay in
lost his hat in his flight and a little
those counties costs him this ye.r j fttrtber on dropped hi^ gull. When
TWOIIY a M’KKOW'X, I'KOI’K.
$•>.00 per ton. Last year he fed
he had run about 600 vards h e ;
550 tons of roots with success and
looked around and saw no bear, so I
The only first-class establishment of its kind in Western
this year he will purchase double
he sat down to get his breath. •
that amount paying the same price
Then he started back and in about''
for roots as for hay. When we con
400 yards found bis gun ; lie could ■ T h e f i n e s t b r a n d s o f w i n e s , l i q u o r s , beers
sider that the range in this v i c i n i t y .
, . • . ,
- not bud his hat nor the bear, ¡she
c i g a r s c o n s t a n t l y on h a n d .
is exhausted and that tew cattle [pngt. have taken it with her.” —
are .Min here we see clearly that Oregonian.
J Eastern people are especially invited t,»call at the I’ uffet when in the city.
hav-f.irming alone will lead to a
A R ecent T im b e r l>ea!.
The Yawkey Lumber Company
Dairying would be a desirable
| of Hazelburst, Wisconsin, has pur
line of farming although it requires
chased a tract of 16,000 acres of ‘
a large investment in graded cat
yellow and sugar pine timber land
A. C. LUCAS. " ---
tle. The cultivation of tue sugar
PILOT BUTTE INN
bei-t may at.o prove a gteat succu.tr [^¡Trl'n from '.o'Lo rio.oo^r Accomodations fer travelers alwnys first-class
but it necessitates the erection of a
sugar beat plant at a considerable acie.t U . C. 5 awkev, now retired. The Booth it Cornett and Vandevert stages stof . its doors and livery
entered the lumber business some
rigi can be had on short notice to dri ’e to the timber.
cost and we can only expect such
forty years ago at Chase, Michigan,
an investment when beet-raising
and prospered. He is now living
has passed the experimental stage.
at Detroit, Michigan, with several
To properly prepare ground for
A c c o m o d a t i o n s f i r s t - c l a c s in overy r e s p e c t at
millions to his credit. His son, C.
irrigation is no slight task. The
C. Yawkey, is the principal factor
whole problem i* not solved when
in the Yawkey Lumbei* Company
water is placed on the highest
and has operated nearly fifteen
point of a forty acre tract of land..
This popular resort is under the*>pecial management and super
The land must be cleared, knolls j j(|
9|rong Qne and bu„
vision of Mrs. Wm. istaats.
cut down, depressions filled up and purpose of manufacturing in this
•mall ditches dug, and until this country.
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