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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 19, 1904)
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1WND, ORKOON, FRIDAY, AUG. 19. 1904.
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MISFIT LAND LAWS
That's What Ar.Villinm
son Calls Mini.
SHOULD III! KUVISIU) SOON
(Irndiintcd Homestead Law Suggested
No Timber and Stone Repent
I ill Scrip I Done Pur.
Congrewuunii Williamson was
out to lieud Wednesday, looking
over tlie country and calling on
frictiilH liercalxHils. He whm nc
coiniMiilcd by Sheriff Smith Hint ly
and Mnw Smith
They returned to
Relative to the public hind wit
nation, Mr. WillimiiHOii said he
witi convinced thure should k
revision of the laws to timet prMint
mudition but not merely for the
sake of choline. VVci.aUikinuv."
hind he "that the present -Uuid .'vkm
arc toil griMt extent itnilH. Titke
lor example the. bouwtlrad . law. I
whu b w divined iforuniidilionp in I
the Northwest of gritrrntion Hgo
Wisconsin) Michigan, Minnesota,
Iowa, ctw Ut'sniU v.ell the circum
stances mid demands of tlwit section
and time, but.does .uat.iipply at all
to the present time audi to lands
now vacant. A- family fu rarely
make a living on ior acres of land
now available It in now. necessary
to Inrm on a kirger r.wlrUiau was
the practice .o ycara .ngo.. One
humlrcil sixty acre being InaufTic-
. TOR A POSSIBLIi PARADISE
Acres of. Land
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VnHh to those who will iy
Irom $$ to 15 in?r acre for
TO TIIH COI.UMHIA SOUTllltKN
I,ands located in the Des
chutes Valley, Crook county,
Oregon. Water now on laud.
Send for descriptive pamphlet
B. S. COOK
3Si Alder St., Portland, Orcg.
We are ready to receive
applications font large area
under the canal of the
This laud is Eastward
and Northward from Heud
on the Kast side of the
Deschutes Hiver. Only
water is needed to make it
fertil. This is now provid
ed. Special Inducements
to those WHO SIGN
Por further information
DESCHUTES IMPh'OYEI'ffiNT CO.
W. U. GUIMW, Jjl.,
(I C. HTI'IfJI'MAN.V, HaiemtTAUV.
ieut in inoit cases to maintain a
fmnilv, the present law operates to
depopiiliile the country rather than
nettle it the settler Iwing forced to
dUMK; of the imiuflicieul laud to
tllo who can handle it in large
i have an idea that a sort of
graduated homestead arrangement
would be practicable, allowing an up
pliciuit to take 160 acres or n full sec
tion, 01 even 1000 acres, according
to the character of the laud applied
for. The classification of lauds
should Ik- made by the geological
survey and not left to tliejudgment
of individual applicants. This idea
is entirely in the rough yet, but a
uiitulcr of comgtcssmcii are work
ing on it and I hoe it will Ik got
into practical shape.
"I am opiKHied to repeal of the
present timber and stone law as
long as the limber lauds arc open
to stripping. When the scrippers
are out of business it may be well
to repeal the other law, but to do m
now would work iiuniujil the citizen
of small. menus and .in favonof the
rib, Hint it is the rich who te the
chi'f.timbcr hif. ...
An to tlitmyilhilimval,of .the
lare truot of Ipiut scwih of .Ilcud-for
iorust reserve puixMCJ, 1 iiimk!i a
definite, specific showing wee to be
made that any township is not of
suitable character for forest reserve
it would not 1m difficult to get that
township restored to entry. Hut
.my indefinite or general protest
will have no effect."
Mr. Williamson expresses grat
ification at the growth he observes
111 this part of the country. Uc is
not, however, very hopeful of n
practicable winter wagon rood
across the Cascade range at Mitito
Agency Plains Progress.
T, J. Malloy, of Madras, nccotn
Kiuicd by his wife and family, ar
il ved in town Tuesday and arc tak
ing an outing in this vicinity. Mr.
Malloy says crojw are looking fine
m the Agency Plains country and
many fields of oats are expected to
Meld 50 to 100 bushels per acre.
Wheat, rye and hurley will do cor
resM)iidiugly well. Vegetable! are
u success and some of the ranchers
make periodical triw to Priueville
to disKse of their surplus.
Mr. Molloy conducts n general
m-rchuudisti and implement store
at Madras and ' says 'heboid is self
hinders this' Mimtncpiirt the Hay
stack country Threshing' com
menced itr thai neighborhood the
first or this wok. v .
A representative of the Wasco
Warehouse MUlmfc.Co'., whicli has
warchouscM-aud ftatir'milhi'ui differ
ent portions of Wnte'ftitd Sherman
counties, haH'!iisditi visit to the
Agency Plains (Midi'lnyMiek vicin
ities and has spoken favorably of
building it Vorehoure'tu Minims fbr
the farmers to $torothvir grain in.
As there will be lU'VtriJ' ilmouut of
grain produced abo c that used for
home consumption nilM. probable
this company wilhih-o erect a flour
ing mill at Madras. vN
The rapid development of that
country with the large yields of
gram will 1m an iittoitnnt factor in
inducing it railroad to build there.
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Now Plumbers I lore.
S. C. Caldwell, of -Albany,' and
II. R. Satclmelt, of Newbeig,
reached Ueud WcdtieMlny night
and have begun preparations for n
general plumbing, tinning and
hardware business. They have the
corner lot on Wall street tiex't the
Sather htoj-e and will ertct a large
two-story building. Mr. Satchwell's
fondly vlitne with him and are in
temporary ipiarters on the lot where
the store wilt be built. Mr. Cald
weU'u j faintly 'twill not come over
frojh Albany U'ltil liis business there
is, , disposed of.' Messrs. Caldwell
aiii Satchwcll yill inuuediatly be
gin loumiug iiV their .stock and
mntcrltttt, which are already at
Miss VAlh WilliAhirt, of Oregon
City, arrived vdn Sunday evening's
stage foV a visit' with her sister,
Mrs. J. M. Lawrence;"
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Telephone Line Opened for
PR 12 1! ftlfiSSAOUS FIRST DAY
Lino Worked Perfcclly mid Carried
Talk to Union, Portland and In
The 30 miles of telephone be
tweeu Isetid and Priueville was
completed Wednesday morning
The public was invited to make free
use of the line Weunoway nltcr-
ttoou, nfter which tunc the 5o-ccut
toll took effect. Messages were
sent to Portland, Union and inter
mediate points and everything
The first business message to be
handled over the uuw line come
Tuesday afternoon a telegram to
W. Uutiiterin, jr. Supriiiteudent
SummaMicHrricd the message out
from Pxineville about three miles to
the ctvJ.of the completed line, rang
U Hcud and transmitted the mes
A little later -it is proposed to in
stall party lines between Hcud and
Priueville for the use of country
residents. A local exchange will
oho be put in at Hcud.
Present toll to Priueville is fixed
at 50 cents. Prom Priueville the
usual rates will prevail. Por instru
ments in the local exchange, with
full metallic circuit, each line a
main, the monthly rental will be
about $3. 50.
The officers- of the telephone com
pany are as follows:
President, W. It, Gucrin, jr.
Vice- president, secretary and
treasurer A. I. Goodwillic.
Manager Gerald Grosbcck.
Progress of Iluildlnc In Bend.
The office building of the Central
Oregon Hanking & Trust Co. is so
far nloug towards completion that
Gucrin & Steiiictuann moved in
yesterday and the telephone office
is also located there Mr. Stickcl
is giving the stone vault the finish
ing touches. Part of the bank
furniture has arrived. The bigsafe
and vault doors are expected in a
day or two and the bank is excct
ed to be ready for business thelalter
nnrtofucxt week. O. A. Minor.
ol Poitlaud, has been engaged as
The new barn of the Deschutes
Improvement Company, 42x50 feet,
was completed this Week.
R. H. Mutzig will begin con
struction of his store building at
the corner of Oregon and Wall
streets next week. Postmaster
Grunt's building is nlso to be un
der wuy the coming week. Con
ti actor Nale has the job.
The I). I. & P. Co. commenced
the erection this morning of two
Irame granaries, each 12x65 leet,
with driveway between them.
The Pilot Hutte company has
commenced the erection of a drying
shed 20x100 feet in its yard, whicli
will be used for seasoning lumber.
Assistant General Manager I. C.
Rowlee returned yesterday from his
man-hunting trip to the Willamette
valley. He brought in 19 workmen
for the ditch, Harry Hunter is ex
!cctcd in tonight or tomorrow with
20 more, These will increase the
construction force to 80 men, the
rnuks having previously become
depleted by calls from the harvest
The new counter at the 'Pilot
Hutte Inn put up by C. 15. Rations
is a model of artistic workmatiship,
and adds much to the beauty of the
A. IT. Lippmnn, the Priueville
furniture man, was in Uend the
first of the week) looking after his
business here: '
Order it for Your New House
Dry Goods, Groceries,
The mili of the Pilot BUtte develop
ment Company hatf beguti sMVin and
hereafter will he ready to suppjy all
kinds of surfaced and rough
LUMBER and SINGLES
AT REASONAkbdj PRICES
PILOt i)UTTE DEVIiLl
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