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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1904)
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HHNI), OKIK'fON, FRIDAY, AI'KIJ, 22, 190.1.
HONEY TO OPEN LODE
CI.INH BUTTliS CUIHIIOLDIiRS TUT
UP NLCGSSAKY CASH.
Ledge to ! Thoroughly Te.itcd by
Committee Appointed for 1I10 I'ur-poto--Futurc
Step Will Depend on
Ranult of Tlil Prospecting.--Woik
lo (Jo Forward at unco.
Development of th Clitic butte
lode li to go forward at oner, At
meeting cC tlic claimholdcrt. held
Momluy illicit Joseph I'. Tuggarl,
J. N Hunter and George H. Rob
bins were appointed u committee to
prnscct the lode thoroughly and
rcort results. About 5150 wan
raised, cncli person lrlrif ij toNhnrc
contributing 5. The coinmittcc
Is instructed to go to work at once
so as to net results within 60 duyrt,
within which the claim are to be
made of record. It has been ascer
tained front the state land board
Hint three of the claims located me
deeded land, hind deeded by the
Mate several ycurn ago. Since there
is no authority for k'"K ujxn deed
ed land lo locate mining claims
those will be abandoned. Those
who held them, however, willstiud
with the others and Ixrar their pro
imrtiou of the prospecting expense
and take their share of the results.
A nutnlwr of outsiders will- partici
pate in the same tnunner. The
outlKk-isio promising that, the
pressure Is from those wlib want to
get in it, not from those who would
rather stay out.
The commltte Imsscnt for blasting
powder and will go out Sunday and
set men to work opening up the
ledge. Work would have lecn un
der way sooner but for the fact that
it wai impossible to get blunting
material. Chief Engineer Kcllcy, of
the Deschutes company, will prob
ably go out with the committee and
make some suggestions as to the
prospecting. Some experienced
miner will also le employed 011 the
L. K. Alliugham, who wai out
from Princvillc Tuesday, said that
halfn d07.cn years ago gold was
discovered on Clitic buttcs. Assay
crti then rcjxmcd that tlicHjcciiucii5
submitted showed 3 to $jH of gold
to the ton. Hut nothing was then,
done on the lode for the reason that
nobody felt disused to put up the
necessary money for opening up
the ledge and there were not then
several willing to net together as
M. C. Awbrcy found gold there
30 years ago, lie .says he always
had faith that profitable mines
would sonic day le opened ut the
buttcs and he believes the present
movement will lc successful, be
cause it is carclully managed and
is strong enough to get results.
Cheap power for mining operations
can be supplied from Clitic falls, a
mile rtnd a half from the button.
If the mines pan out a new town is
likely jo be built in that vicinity.
(JfWlly Mil for HIP Wppdmen.
TC party given for the benefit
fjf Pilqt, H'ltte camp, Modern Wood
II)eii qf America, last Saturday
"iljMi ww r most gratifying success.
Tjip gross receipts were $67. 75, of
which $19.50 were taken in at the
door and $48,25 from the auction
ale of the attractive lunch baskets.
pra Poindexter was the auctioneer.
The Isiskvts were bid in at prices
ranging from $1.50 to $5 each,
Miss Hlauchc K over's basket
brought the highest price mid there
is a lurking suspicion that the lucky
purchaser, John Elder, had 11 defin
ite idea whose basket it was he was
bidding on. It was 11 very attract
ive creation and was filled with 11
wealth of tmvory goodies. Her
prize was a fine silk parasoL
The auction came just before
midnight, when the dancing had
been finished. Then came the
lunch, which was bountiful for all.
The music was excellent and the
dance programme very satisfactory.
The attendance was large The
committee that arranged the party
was cuuiK)5cd of J. I. Tuggurt,
Ralph II. Caldwell and Harney
Lewis, and they are entitled to
great credit for the micccss of the
affair. The money will lc mod to
buy an outfit of paraphernalia for
CLHANINO PILOT UUTTI! CANAL
MAKE DESERT BLOOM
RECLAMATION OPERATIONS CHANGE:
PACE OF THE COUNTKY.
iTrnniforninllntiof tlio Kcglnn Served
by Columbia Southern Cfiitl-Nu-incnnM
Improvements Under Way -Deschutes
Compnnynlso Start Purm
Work on (Ilghty Acres.
Preparatory lo Turning Water In first
Another week will probably see
14,4 miles of the Pilot Huttc canal
completed. Of this .stretch there
remains about of a mile to be ex
cavated with scrapers and perhaps
2. Smiles of roud mTichjuc work.
Hut for the fact that it cannot be
foretold what the toad machine
will uucoycSRuH. .Vc.posjj.lwl.
stated that water would' be flowing
in the cnnal next week. Hut it is
more than probable that some blast-,
iug will remain to Iw done behind
the road machine and it cannot be
known in ndvance just how long
that will take.
A large jmrt of the force has
been employed this week in clean
ing out the canal and xit'i'ig the
banks the finishing touches, pre
juratory to the introduction of
The break that occurred last
week in the canal near the foot of
the flume has been fully rehired.
It was found advisable to flume
across the broken section a distance
of 215 feet. The descent is quite
steep so a box 2x8 feet carries all
the water. Water was turned
through this section of flume to the
The Deschutes company still wants
teams and men. The mattcrof getting
supplies is also quite u problem. The
company has something like 100
tons of hay at the l'orest ranch on
Crooked rivcr.bnt the high water in
that stream makes it impossible to
get the huy now,
Telegraph poles arc set and wagon
roads constructed along the bank of
the canal for a distance of 4 miles
from the flume, mid oles arc dis
tributed along the canal for about
4j miles farther.
N , Sec. 16, Tp. 17 S. R. 14
W yi, Sec. 16, Tp. 18 S., K. .14
W yi, Sec. 36, Tp. 17 S R.
All in Crook County.
Price 52.50 per acre, two wec,k
only. Albin Voting,
April t2, 1904. ' Warrpn',' Minn.
Wanted Gqpd quality wild cat
skins th;t werCftakeii in the win
ter season. Mrs. A. M. Drake.
A good deal of change is taking
plaie in the country under the Col
umbia Southern Irrigation Com
pany's ditch. At the old Dclaucy
place the company has an experi
ment farm under way, nljtit 60
acres now being ready for tilling.
Chauucy P. Heckcr also has a large
tract cleared and fenced and has '
net a lot of fruit trees and planted j
crops that will test the capacity of j
the laud to produce. The Mutigs, 1
O. W. Picket nud others are also)
clearing laud and putting up build- j
bigs, quite chaujeiug the face of the
country. The company has begun
construction of an eight-room house
at its experiment farm, which will
lie used as headquarters for the '
compnny and will also supply uc-i
commodations for transients that
Colonel Smith, siierinteudeut of1
construction for the Columbia j
Southern, put a force of men on -ditch
work this week. The first,
work on the line is in the uatutc of:
rcpairvanU after that .shall lc fin
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c.t 11:11:1111111 win ix lukcii up. 1 11c
force will be increased fast as men
and teams can be had. Water is
already running in the canal,
thftugh not in full volume.
Among the purchasers of Colum
bia Southern irrigated lands in the
past week arc George L. Simmons,
of Lu Grande, who took 160 acres,
Frank Simmons, who bought 80
acres, and A. II. Hoover, an O. R.
&N. engineer, who has 40 acres, all
in section 1, 17-11, about a mile be
yond the ranch of Mrs. Riley.
George L. Simmons has arranged
with Messrs. Huhler and D0.111 to
have 40 acres cleared up at once
and he will move his family out
and establish his home there in a
The cntlmsiam of the Portland
men who were up here and took
laud last week grew upon them as
they returned home nud they, im
mediately went to the Portland
agent of the company and selected
additional land. They arc con
vinced that this is the coming
HARM l'OK 1H8CHUTK8C)MI'ANV
The Deschutes Irrigation and
Power Company is clearing an 8o-
ucre tract uortlieust ot r.ug nicer
Wicst's place and will sow it to
grain and grasses, possibly putting
root crops in smull portions of it.
It is arranged to have 40 ucres un
der wuter for a crop this season uud
the other forty will be cultivated if
practicable. Tcums ure now plow,
iug the laud fust us the brush is
THEBES MERCANTILE CO
A. H. GRANT, Manager.
We Buy as Low as We Canl
That's Business Sense!.
We sell as Low as We Canl
That's Progressive Sense!
Vou Buy as Low as You Canl
That's Common Sense!
You Buy of Usl
That's Dollars and Cents
For Both of Us!
Dry Goods, Groceries,
I Glass, Paints,
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All kinds of wagon work done in first-class shape. Short
notice jobs a specialty.
Work on the proposed u,u,tqtuohilo. I
line tjO JJcnu lias uc.cn. started near
ileisiejr's, Tliu miveyors have been
the, fie.l( nore than u week and
SAN FORD'S CASH STORE
CAKKJUtS A UO I.IN'15 OH
Cjeneral Merchandise. Groceries, Clothing, Furnishing floods
The machinery for the Pilot Huttef John L. Hartley, who came in
sawmill has started in from Shauiko, two weeks ago to look over the
the graders ure now reported to be and is expected to reach lleud with-
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at work. A roud machine has been : in a week. And in another w'eek.
obtained in the Agency Plains sec- i the mill is expected to je. jn, o,p,gft
tion, but some duhculty is exwil ritUm tmu. o,t isr W w
enced in getting enough teaiu,s, Jo.;! cilV V?w
run the thing. ' ' ' days luter.
land situation here, left Wednesday
morning for Weston, wlicre his
fftWily U loctvVcd. The attack of
mcftles tW not vc him in good
coiiioii. v txpects to return to
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