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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (March 17, 1905)
BUND, ORUOON, FRIDAY, MAR 17, 1905.
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I an I 1 AJ H mm
Qucrln & Stclnumnnn
AlfuniOys and Counsellor at Uw
, NurAHtim ruiu.iu
I'tacllcf III HHIe ami 'tctl Court
COE, M. D.
, ; Ol'I'ICIt OVHH HANK
Physician and Surgeon
Tltl.HI'JtONIt NO. at
bR. B. F. BUTLER
All Kinds of Denial Work Fnlr l'rlccs
HXAM (NATION Fit UK
OfRcT In lUnk IMIMIiir IIKMH, OKIKION
lUAI. MTA1K tHKHtlir
J. L. McCULLOCH,
Al'itrncter nnJllxninliier of llilcs.
I,u. mill Ton Vxjknt After
1 ' r y J - 4- f- ..
j.' ai. Lawrence,
, ,,U. M, CltMMIMIOMllH.
1 Is I
Notary Public, Insurance, Township
Witt for Ujipcr Deschutes Valley.
KflTAHV I'UHMC IMHUUAHC1!
A. H. CR.ANT
Liverpool, Umdon & (Hobc, nrnl
Lancashire I'lrc Insurance
MINI), - ORUOON
II I' IIMKMArM l. CHAH n KftWAMxM II
Drs. Belknap & Edwards,
rilYSICIANS ANB SUKQLONS.
PRINI1VILLI! - - ORUOON.
0(flcl Mfrof Wlnntk'i Drue More.
SAM ,S. REYNOLDS
S'mr the Hcud Urttnumiit
Miss Grace Jones
t TCACHCH Or
Voice S: Piano
! now imty (or pMhilt ihI con W fimml
I lir irttdtiK an Kim AvrnH ttl iMh
Kltcel HUN II. On K.
J. W. Bledsoe
II.SP, .... OK1IC.ON.
All Nettl ltenred ud nucleate
I'llturtt ViuuUhtil at Any Time.
Crook Comity Realty Co
Real Kslntc Bought and Sold.
l.lfo and Accident
orriCK in nuLtNTiH iviuiiko wn. o wioh
6. V. HELMS
Watches uml Jewelry.,. Rcpnlrcd
Office In I llngtloii' ll.rnt.i KIioji
. TRIPLETT BROS.
jBarber Shop ft Baths
Beat of accommodations nud
work promptly done
C. . N. SMITH
Graluing, Knamcllug Ami Inferior
Finishing ' ;,
Hliop in rear of litnhoe') f M'.crV
, j;. '
' SptM,,mtnllr1cntlou& for
InU SttVwyhig md IV'rl
caUoni'Wptk. y, 1 .,
rliul'itilni; I'lnnHsml SiHcl'ncnn8
lioforc pnrchnsliif; elsewhere get our prices on
SHKM'nnd HUILDHRS' HARDWARIUndMA
TKRIALS. We carry n complete line of Khhrcs,
Cooking mid llcntliiK Stoves, Windows and
Doors, (Jlnss, Paints and Oils.
Ruberoid Roofing, Build
ing Paper, Tarred Felt.
vc offer Overcoat, Hat, Caps, Hoots, nud Shoes,
Gcrinnn Socks nud Rubber I'ootwenr, Overalls,
OUB. GROCERY DEPARTMENT
it full of new, bright, fresh jjoods, Iwtli stnplc and
fancy, and prices ns low as elsewhere, quality
Wc arc agents for the John Dccrc line of Wagons
and AKtkultural Implements.
The Bend Mercantile Co.,
The undersigned has Ikruii the manufacture of
brick for the Wend Market and will have
First-Class Building Brick For Sale
nboilt April totli.
Lcac Orders af Office of Tlic
larly to thos
who enjoy good
coffee .It is coffee
EoU, irtil n J X lb. eronU-tlght
tin b high Jirdc grocer,
" San yn"co
s yyk sAjtK at,,
Tii Pjie Trefe we
Tilot Uattc Development Co.
On Sunday nftcruoon the Hcud
Habcbnli team will cross bats with
the married men on the home dia
mond. Game called nt 3:30
The dance given last Frida
evening for the benefit of the Hcud
baseball team was a social success,
besides adding $23 to the baseball
A subscription paper was passed
around Monday afternoon asking
for funds with which to fence the
the ball grounds. Husiucss men
and cit'uens responded in the sum
off 95 00. Arrangements are now
going forward for the cOnsUuction
of the fence. "
A pune rif,ioo'; has been hung
up by the PrjucvMlo fans, free to
I any nine able to defeat the Princ
j ville tcahY. ''The Bend team is get
ting in trim nud intends to make nn
effort to go down and pick the
They jl: in clover over on
Squaw CYecU The finest farm and
oldest water right is for .sale or lease.
Addrcs II.-B. Reed, Priircville, or
.see him on the place. 11125
If weVbavcn't what suits your
fancy, will procure them on short
notice. Merrill Drug Company.
Vpilot tiurra devbip.
MfcNT CO.'S office- bulldfiikflt
im Wfll and Ohib Sis!
NO LONGER DESOLATE
Comfortable Homes Take
unblrtNiNti OP OCCUPATION
Four -New Postofflces In the
VeaMo Serve the Settlers
of this Vjclnltyi
1 Two years ago it was a lonely
journey of 30 miles acrois the des
ert from Prinevillc to Iknd. Not
a farm, not n drop of water, not a
human habitation broke the monot
ony of the trip. Around byj'owell
Huttcs there were a few settlers,
but none along the .stage road
There was plenty of sagebrush and
a rudimentary relic of bunch grass
sod, and junior trees ivcrcnumcr
ous along half the route. , Qomiug
toward Bend there was .the .magnif
icent scenery of the Cascade range
to engage attention; goiilg the
other way one might ruminate on
the mutability of human affairs.
And great have been the muta
tions in this section. Where pin
yon jay, the coyote and the jack
rabbit constituted the only signs of
life and the landscape was hot and
desolate many homes are already
established and fields of growing
crops check the plain.
It is but little more than a year
since the settler in the neighbor
hood of the new Hobbs station
have occupied that land. H. A
Hussett, Mrs. Brown, Miss Brown,
II. A. Brown, John McLcod and
the Shobtrts came in from Ne
braska and took homesteads that
arc well cultivated, along the road.
II. A. Brown dropped Ins and
went back to Nebraska but the
others are doing well. Charlc
Poster came over from Clackamas
county and took a claim there.
James Green recently got the
homestead first taken by H. G.
Holcomb, who came over from the
Willamette valley with Fosttr.
Turner, Kelly, Casey, Chase, Pan
cake and Reed have also taken
homesteads in that locality.
Farther to the northeast the Bald
wins and Smiths have four home
steads on which substantial im
provements arc made. Just above
them come the two Mikkelsuus.
Bam has his watering station where
he was just beginuing to establish
himself two years ago and he raises
all kind of farm crops and gardeu
truck. His sou has a place iarther
o er toward Crooked river. Riggs,
Swnuson, Darling and Guy Sears
have claims just beyond. C. E.
l.ovell, purchasing agent for the D.
I. & V. Co., has just taken a home
stead in Unit bunch. He is an old
soldier and Will need to live on his
claim only a year. Ben Zcll and
Jacob Teugman have a lot of laud
in cultivation a little farther on
At the Bend end of the route
settlers urc also occupiug the land
uud building homes. The D. I. &
P. Co.'s experiment farm is near
town. The Adam Kotfcman home
stead, three miles out', ws the first
attempt at cultivation without
water thU side of the old river bed.
Its partial success demonstrated
the virtues of water aud nu irriga
tion ditch now crosses this ranch,
feeding water out five miles to the
new ranches of the two Hcudnck
son families. They have good
buildings, have cleared the juniper
from u large area, converting them
into fire-wood-nnd fence posts, and
have a good deal of land ready for
the plow. ,
These and others who have in
vaded 0)e wilderness aud are mak
ing promising homes there, add to
the industrial and social life of the
region aud make the Beud-Prine-ville
route, formerly so dreary, n
comparatively cheery att'd Tnterest
ing road to travel. " !
In other directions there has been
similar growth. Away out to the
eastward there nre the Johnston,
Gucrin, Ilaswell, Goodwillie, Bat
ten, Wilson nftd other rauches get
ting ready for irrigation. On the
road to,rorcst 1'rolessor Redmond
is. making a notable improvement
aVid'othe'rs are beginning homebuild-
iug. Between Bend and Sisters
numerous settlers have gone in and
occupied the lard' and are doiug
well. ' 'North watti the Columbia
Southern1 "Irrigation Company's
lauds have been largely tnkcu
Uu thrifty ielucrrf nre improving
tliclfl.' TtftL'Wr.. not j.taidlaNv,
frewc evetttUMi 'Bendr, is already
Not only has the whole face 'of
the country been changed by this
growth of the past year or two but
the virtues of soil and climate have
been largely demonstrated. The
movement for irrigated land i
Four new postofficcs have
been established 111 this region in
the past year Bend, Tumalo,
Iaidlaw und Clinc Falls a peti
tion is out for a new postofiicc to
Ixi .known a3 Hobbs, at the Hobbs
homestead between Bend and
Prinevillc, aud another i liklcy
soon to be established out cast of
Hcud about 15 miles. This shows
how the country is settling up.
PAY BACK TO OLD FIGURES.
Men Don't Like It and Many of
The first of the week the D I. &
P. Co. posted notices at the ditch
camps to the effect that after the
15th of March men who were re
ceiving $2.25 and teams that were
receiving $2.50 a day should be
paid only $2 a day, the same price
that was in effect before the com
pany voluntarily raised wages last
Immediately upon the posting of
the notices there was discontent
ment among the men and most of
them threatened to quit .at once
About 250 did stop work. There
were all sorts of tain about the
company's treatment of its men
and the motive for the new move,
some loldly alleging that the com
pau had failed and that the whole
reclamation enterprise here had met
disaster. The camps were disorgan
ized for a few days. But the men
found their money wis ready for
them and in many case other men
were ready for the vacant places.
The first hot-headed impulse gave
way to sober second thought and
many of the men returned to the
As the net result of the reduction
in pay about 200 men and 125
teams have left the canal. This
leavesabout 200 men and 90 teams
on the work and more will be
added. . For two days the organiza
tion was broken up by the departures
and no work was done, but every
thing is now running smoothly with
the reduced force. There was no
violence at any time.
Quite a number of the men have
gone over to Klamath Falls expect
ing to get work on the proposed
government reclamation enterprise
there. Phillip Francis took a four
horse load of 16 men to Klamath
Falls at $6 each and one or two
other loads were taken over. Some
of the men went on foot.
That a lodge ot the Knights of
Pythias will be organized in Bend
is now an assurance. A list of
petitioners for a charter is being
rapidly filled. It includes the
names of 1 1 Knights and -it is be
lieved that the names of 20 unin
itiated applicants for charter mem
bership will be accepted before, the
close of the preliminary arrange
ments on March 21. a he degree
team of the Prinevillc lodge will do
the initiation and installation work
after the arrival of the charter.
Contractor J. W. Wright will
soon commence the construction of
a 14x24 house and a 16x24 bam on
the ditch laud property of James
Ferguson, located 7 miles east of
town. The house, however, is to
be used only temporarily. Mr.
Ferguson has six head of horses.
He expects to go to the new home
next week and begin the work of
clearing and planting. He is hav
ing two tanks of 700 gallons capac
ity each constructed in which he
-jU haul water from the Deschutes
tintfV the irrigation plaus are
-George Hobbs, who with A. C.
Lucas is establishing a midway
station ou his homestead on the
desert between Bend and Priuevile
has procured small -quantities of
grain from Arahjft, and Russia,
which are said'tq be specially adap
ted to dry regions, and will ex
periment with the'm to determine
their, Value on the soil of this section.
Heiips seed of wheat, barley and
oats aud hopes to save n bushel of
each varietv the comiurr harvest.
and with this amount to give the
Asiatic grains a practical trial.
While Irrigation is believed by all
to be the ideal mauner of handling
the desert lands, there-ate many
with practical knowledge gained by
trial wh6 positively staje.that Pro
fitabloVrops can tx? mbd'uced. from
the lava Soil withbut irrigation.
Mifltffe &ye cocktail feVThfeOfSce.
6000 ACRES MORS
Columbia Southern Has
New Land Watered
TO BB APPROVED FOR PATENT '
nnjj(necf,,lfammond Mokes Utamlna
tlort of Jho Tract and Is Satis-
fled With Work.
State Engineer Hammond was in
Bend jthis week after an inspection
of 6000 more acres of the Columbia
Southern Irrigation Co.'s segrega
tion. This land lies under the
ditch completed last year on the
west side of the Deschutes, north
of the Swallcy bridge, between the
town )f Laidlaw and Clinc Buttcs.
Mr. Hammond found the reclama
tion to be satisfactory and the list
will 'be made up and passed to
patent in due time.
Mr. Hammond expresses hi
entire satisfaction with the reclam
ation works of the Columbia.
Southern. He measured the canal
and examined the hcadworks
months ago and repdrtcd his ap
proval to the state land board,
which is proceeding ou hi recom
mendation. Mr. Hammond is sure
the capacity of the works is ample
to water all the land in the segre
gation, and more. The matter of
providing laterals and leading the
water out to the extremities of the
sstem will require time, but nearly
13,000 acres have been already
patented and the additional 600O
now ready will leave but S00O
unwatered. Probably that atea
will be covered this season.
Construction work on the Colum
bia Southern irrigation ditches was
resumed this week, the principal
force being out on the desert north
of Laidlaw. A few more are at the
beadworks getting everything in
readiness for turning on the water
Colonel F. Smith is in charge of
operations this year as formerly.
Mr. Hammond, who is also pres-
luenc 01 iac enirai urcgon lrans y
portatiou Company, says the big J
automobile will be on the Bend
run before the middle of next
month, possibly by April 1.
350 Virgin Acres This Year.
Mr. and Mrs. V. B. WilsotT
were hi from their ranch in 17-14
this week. Mr. Wilson reports
100 acres plowed ou the Jauey
ranch and 125 ready for plow on
the Guerin-Haswell ranch. He is
manager of both.
On the Jauey place the plan has
been to plow first aud then clear
out the sagebrush. At the other
ranch the brush was cleared off
before plowing. It is not yet
settled which is the best method
Mr. Wilson expects to haVc 350
acres in crop this season, mainly in
grain for hay. General fartn crops
will be raised to some extent but
the greatest present demand is for
ANOTHER DITCH STARTED,
To Water the Arnold Claim ani
Some weeks ago the Arnold Ir
rigation Company was incorporated "
tor the purpose of taking an inde
pendent ditch rom the
river to water the'XVirili
ranch iu sections 14 and 23 of 19-1I
and incidentally to water
lauds that might be reached from
that channel. The work of actual
construction is now under way aud
seven men are employed on it.
The beadworks are near Lava
island at a place so favorahfc that
the water is led from the river by
a simple ditch a hundred yards 6r
so. There it , encouhters lava drill
a flume thdt will 'require about
50,000 feet of lumber must be, built.
Then it is merely a matter of lead
ing the water in a ditch to the
lands desired to'be irrigated.
Besides Mr. Arnold, SteJdl &
Reed aud a number of claimholders
are interested in this irrigation
proiect. several claims having re
cently been taken that depend upon
this ditch for water. It will cover
higher lands than the Central Ore
gon canal will serve and it is ex
pected that the service will be
cheaper, tnongn this is a matter
yet to be demonstrated. Water is
expected to be delivered to the
Atno)dranch a doen miles from
htffceadVoVk by the &lddks of