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THE BEND BULLETIN.
IIKND, ORF.GON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1908
IEW fplPD BV
flcms of General (iitvix't lpn
Western Crook Corny v.
SUIVI:VORS LRAVli RliD.tyqNQ
Have Slopped Work, wllh Sio-yes
Sijupi'iiiled for llic Winter New
flfntcis from I'lvo Different
Ncnrby Nrlnlib iihrniil.
RitiiMONi), Dec. so The mil
road Mtrvcyors are gone The cam
menu 0110 iicnr.s on the event tire
inuiiy ami various One m.iti nay
tlnit next year the M tikes will lc
wi-iithcr laten and will linvc to lie
reset. Another ,vi)H llmt next
year the atirvcyor.s will be back,
cross-sectioning. Hut the Colonel
MVh he Itin n letter from It, II.
Itarriinau saying tliut the tout will
be built ut Once, that Redmond will
lc tltc terminus for tiuvwiiy two or
three years, that depot ground
have Ixcii .selected a No round
house lte, Y m Itches, general re
pair lBi nml what not Wc lvc
(he couunciit) for what they arc
wprt,h. Wc met the surveyors
VeltiCMlny going towutd culver
so that much wc know. W. J.
Iiucklcy took uuother load of them
out on Friday
Iliby Hitter was quite nick the
middle of the wtck, but Is now Im
proved. Christmas tree exercises by the
.Sunday ichool will lc held on
Thtiisdny night. Among the
treats for the little folks this year
will lc home mode candy, Mm.
Davie being the artist whose nuc
ccm in manipulating the sugar is
well known. H. C. P.kk.
Pleasant RUro Items.
I'MMSAnt Hlrmtt. Dec. . Hcrv
Ixxly I hottllng fur water.
The farmer arc nil luiy putting up
ire nowa-dais. The Ire now U of a
tcry fine quality.
Among lhoe mIki Imuc ticcn on the
sick liat lor the pt few day are the
f iiitlllot of CSrrciiltnljtli. IImII, Snider nml
Hiorwood, wit all nrv convalescent at
I.lttle Helen, the to)inr olil ilauah
trrofC. II. Lock j tar, lint the mitfor
tune of hating her nrm broken lal week.
Mr. liaton of California, fathemf Mr.
. J. Chase, arrhtd lal week with the
I ileiillnii of slsylng the coming winter
wllh III tlatiliirr nml son In-law.
liRtt Saturday evening, occurred, nt
the Snlilrr home, nl mi lumr whcnpcace
fill slumber It moat hcnrtlly cnjojcil, a
ptrty of a few youngsters, wliow yniivt
llilcs were not jol In harmony with
thoic of the iaccfiil slumlH-rcrs, hut of
n ttioic sclfUli kind, rl the utilllilf was
realty enjoyed ty nil. Until tcfrcth
iiu-nU were icrsed nn.l the rly ills
lrinl ut nil i-Aily hour wlthing them
many happy nitwit.
(. W. llalt'M have now moved onto
their homestead, three iiai(crs of n
mile farther eait.
Clintl Irvin now has Ids houc nearly
s'llnwlcd and ready for occupancy.
Win. Johnston hat onc to I'riucvlllu
to asslu the comity clerk, Warren
Drawn, for a few wrekf with the nili at
plcicnl, ns the lav return will now com
lilriicc and IhisIiicm at the court house
will he nulling,
MUs l'crn Hull has retuiucd home
from her school duties at Hear Creek,
fur the holhlny vacation. !. A. lVirker
of Hear Creek drove over with Mls llnll
n id unfortunately next nioriiiim he
found one of lilt horn-' In a rry critical
condition, and it mioii tlliil, leaving Mr,
I'aikcrrjo mile from home with only
one horse nml a rig to get home with.
Sherwood llros, luivu leased their
home up at lK-nd to a Mr. llsrbcr of
IuUIIiirs at (list.
(Tcm tote fur ll witk )
The Clovcrdalo Card Club nave Mr.
aid Mrs, (Slat quite n surprise Tuesday
eu-nlng, H was H p, 111, when the- crowd
arrived at CM. Mr, ONI opened the
door to see what the racket was 011 the
outililc, and Just then someone nave 11
war whoop. It was all up then, ns Mr,
(iltt knew what was up. They played
ends until 11 o'clock, when Mrs. (iiil
opened the dining room door and in
xitrd the I'uetts to nipper. Thone pres
ent were; Messrs and Mtidamc Chun.
Carton, Arthur Tciiipltton, Will UuciluK,
Jerome Kkelton, Master Vcru Skclton
and Mlts llel Teinplcloii, Mr, and
Mrs and Vera ONtf
Walter trnlinni and wife and Imhy had
a ery narrow cmk: from Miik hnrl
Katurduy eveiilni; at they were drMni!
jrom OUt, 1,0 iiliilcra, It wat ury dark
VMA Vf V'Pvl",,,r'v,"K "' a fairly KHd
Kalt, lieiallof a sudden the wnjjon
CAitic (11 011(,1 wllh a stump, throwing
V' Urft''IWi n.'"' ,,,c '"''y oul' Waller
u n jiiod i! rip on the lluei and held to
c horsrs, bl not until he struck the
(round, Kscipt fur a uood hnkln up,
they Cvsinc oul without a scratch.
aff'ls "r,e;nn will liirnNIi' the
c or the entertainment at the school
limi.c at (ll Christmas eve,
Mr nd Mrs. Kohcrt Smith of Sisters
were pleasant filers at Out I'h.U eve,
fyen l'l)c,otu,'t Krv. I.amh, from near
Hrdmou, pfttched here last Sunday,
Johnny I'duard started for WashliiK
Inn Saturday on a huslness trip.
Win, Hart returned home recently
after Iwlu nway Mrvcral mouths work
lux for the Illsek Unite conip.iny.
Mr. and Mrs. C Iv (list (Nik dinner at
the Will I'ryrear home Kumluy.
The people In and around Cist arc In
hoM-s that they can secure a rural dcliv
cry cr Ice. There will Ik; a petition cir
culated In a few dayi.
Tvhxw, Dec. w. Some cro weather
I he )t few ulKhts.
Mr, Couch scd through here )cv
terdny with lunihcr for I'. 1'. .Smith at
C. I). Ilrown of Ilciid piwcd through
here with another uculleumu,
There N a prtltloii out now for a rural
(itedrllverv toutr from I.aidlaw ia
Tuualo tu llt, and return hy the ".l!
sn and Onkli iiciehlKirhmxl, and to
make tttvee trips cr week at preeut.
Chas. Wlincr went to Ilciid IimIoj- with
a heef for Ilinil jvople, who like no"''
HeiMirt reached licit vostcrday that
I'. I. Daytiiu and his uitnrr, Mr. Sjxio,
hsr their mill inachliicry 011 the rosd
and It wilt prohshly teach heic this
week, and that work would uiiilmciiie
at once setting It up and kcIUiii: it ready
to U;l'i saw lug lumtier.
We arc glad to hoar that the new road
to Ilciid hus Ik-cii coniilcll.
(',. W. Wlincr Sous hatelett Alliuf
their ice home with mine fine ioa llip
kiM two ihys, IuvIiir frosn tile Ice
ithout five inches thick by riliinitln watl-r
oil top of the Ice on the pond.
I. It. Wlmer and Chas. Spaugli were
In Tniiiilii tinlay and cut two loads of
Ice from . W. Wlmer & Son' loc pond.
('reparations are proxrcssluK nicely
for the Christmas tree at the next school
home east of here,
Kcv. Lilly and Hcv. Harper preached
to a uood crowd at the school house last
James llrau of Hcnd passed through
licic 1'iiday :oIiik to the Matolrs.
St PIUIKINS IS HACK AGAIN.
Powell lluttcs Notis.
lViwi:i.i. IlwfTits, Icc i Levi I'.rnst
hit hullt a small lkoiic and Uirn 011 hl
laud and will now Ih-kIii to clear roiuul.
Looks like wc would all Imyo to haul
water soon If the cold weather continues.
There will be nChrlstui.it tree at the
Shepherd school home Christmas eve by
the Sunday tchool.
Hauling water Is the older of the day
now, since tho weather Is so cold that
water ran not he run in the camd. U'
a woim: Job than ever U-forc, when we
were not expecting to get it from the
I111 C.ricn Is huullue lumber from the
Adam Kotiniatl is hsulliU! straw from
the Unites to his ranch near Hcnd.
We understand that stock will have to
Ihj kept out of llic IrilKstlui; canals here
after. Won't that lie.iiue for us fellows
at the lower end of the canal,
C. ll,t'olrrtMl a xatiwbte Iipiw ll ctl.
Ilewaioiillieruait from llic Illslilann-Siiillli
mill when hit houe tcowl ltil.
Mr, i'trr-r Iaiiis U t l-il-iouU rcsvUlnir
UK Jlcul nil).
Tlie oiBcer ul kIi.1 illirlrt Sn. : arc Im-
Ihr.r U)tuilliiBonllif Mlxl hiHoe iroo
lllon. Mr. May li imwcil over from UOnmiul lu
lil fi.rm wM.-li he reiilly purcliaKd.
Unit l.il hat tolil his isncli to a .Mr. Mltoll
n In, will wo-ic oula the UikI.
K. N. Holy list urchsiKtt a team aiktunEOii.
Guilty of Counterfeiting,
rutshiK counterfeit money Is no worse
than sulistlttitliiK rwme unknown worth.
less remedy for l'olcy'a Honey and iar,
tho great cough and cold remedy that
cures the most obstinate roughs nod
heal the huiuA-C, M, ,M(i:iUl.t., DntK
THE MAN OF THE HOUR.. 1
IT waasMaasskM. I
n abv n
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Three Cheers for Dear Old, Queer OJd ;
? Santa Clnus!
OF THE WEEK
Two Lines Located from Madras
WORKING ON NATRON LINE
Arc Clearing Rluht of Way West Prom
Natron Harrlman's llrldgo over
Crooked Riser Will lie Approx
linately BOO Pcct Lone;.
The crew of Ilarritnati surveyors
under Iiucinccr Mills, which has
bet 11 camped at Redmond, has run
hcvcral lines north from Redmond
towards Crooked river, and it h
understood liey have located a
crossing one-fourth of a mile below
Trail Crossing bridge. It is said
that a bridge Soo feet long will be
necessary to crdss the river at that
point. This is several hundred feet
wider than the crossing found by
the Central Oregon road, which
crosses Crooked river about a mile
nud a quarter licloiv Trail Crossing
Urldgc. The wider cronsiuc Is said
to have been selected by the Ilarri
man engineers because of what they
considered the more desirable ap
proaches to the bridge. The Cen
tral Oregon survey provides for n
bridge 350 feet long and over soo
Mr. Mills party made a locution
from Madras south by wrty of La-
nionta and O'Neil to Rtdmoud, and
the surveyors under Engineer Rob
erts have located a line south Irom
Madras via Opal l'ruine tci Trail
Crossing. This gives the Harti
man interests two locations froih
Madras to Redmond. Assistant
Chief Ktigluccr Cha.se has been at
both Madras and Redmond inspect
itig these surveys.
The surveyors under .Mills nave
left the field.
Natron extension an Assured Fact.
It looks more than ever as if con
struction 011 the Natron extension
would begin In the enrly spring, if
not before, In fact, the work of
clearing the right of way has ah
Alt Walker, who is taking Major
HOward's place on the right of way,
came up yesterday from the Middle
Fork, niul says there nre seven or
eight crews of men nt work grub
bing out tlie orcuarus ami clearing
the rirfht bf way which the com
pany has already secured by actual
purchase between Natron and Haz
eltlell. These men will be kept
busy at work until it is all cleared
up. If this does ho meatj that ac-
trial construction on llic road bed
will commence at once, wc do not
know what It- means. The new
route over the Cascades via the
Middle Fork and Salt Creek is 110
longer a contingency, but Is ati as
sured fact. Kugcnc Register.
The Natron extension is the line
whose survey crosses the Cascades
in the vicinity of Diamond Teak
and runs south on the cast side of
the Cascades to Klamath Falls.
Prlnevllle's City Ulectlon.
The Property Owners' ticket won
out In the city election held nt
Priucvillc Monday, the result be
ing as follows:
For Mayor David Stewart, 180.
For Aldermen John B. Shlpp
95, Jesse Yancey 98, Ward well
For Recorder Chas. I., Shat
For Treasurer J. W. Hoouc 101.
For Marshal Wade Huston 91.
There was another ticket in the
field, the Citizens'. Stewart, for
mayor, and Cram, for councilman,
were also on that ticket. Aside
from these two, the result ou the
Citizens' ticket was ns follows:
For Aldermen J. II. Rosenberg
94, Med Vaudcrpool 92, D 0,
For Marshal Wm. Draper 89.
For Treasurer J. !. McCulloch
FREE WINTER COURSES.
Oregon Agricultural Collect) Will dive
Short Courses In Acrlctilture.
Winter short courses of study
will beglu at the agriculture college,
Corvatlis, Oregon, on January 5.
Men and wolticn, young and old,
interested in the farm, the shop, ot
the home, are cordially invited to
attend. By writing at once to the
agriculture college a circular will
be sent telling in detail what is pro
posed to be accomplished by these
A week of lectures on General ner-
ricultural topics begins Jan. 5. A
special course for creamery opera
tors and managers runs from Jan. 5
to 15; n course in dairying from
Jan. id to March ?;; a course in
horticulture Jan. it to leb. 20: a
course in mechanic arts from Jan.
it to rcb. to; a course in road con
struction from Jan. 1 1 to Feb. 6; a
course in household science and
art from Jan. 1 1 to Feb. jo. Spec
ial lectures 011 business methods on
the farth will be given.
A Personal Appoal.
If wo could talk to you personally
about the kteat merit of Voleys Honey
and Tar, for toughs, colds am long
trouble, yon never could lc induced to
e.ieriuicut with unknown preparations
mar, may couiniu sonic narmiui uruK.
l'oley'a llouey and Tor costs you no
more ami lias a record 01 40 years 01
cures, C. W. Mi'.Krir.!., UruKKfet,
Notice to tho Public.
Hereafter the price of all meals
at the Pilot Butte Inn will bo 35
cents, to both local and transient
trade. 4t C. B, Tvrnkk, Prop.
(iROW If) WEALTH
AWHon; Dollar Increase per Year
For Pas Five Years.
VALUATION IS NOW $7,070,25
Hve Years Ago the Total Valuation of
Taxable Property In the County
Was Only $2,300,000 Other
Items of Interest. ' '
F.iye years ago the total valuation
of property in Crook county
amounted to a scant 2.300,000;
today it, stands at $7,070.25. That
tells, btlvr tba,u anytDing else the
growth Crook county is making,
and the settlement and development
that is taking place an incicasc of
nearly 1,000,000 a year for the
last five years.
The total valuation of taxable
property in the county now is
shown to bo, $7,070,254, as com
pared with $6,226,000 last year
riic Princvillc Journal says this
large increase in this respect is due
principally to new lands entered
under the timber and stone act,
homestead and desert claims, some
state lands and segregated lands
filed on under the Carey Act. The
assessor received 3S closely type
writtcu pages from The Dalles land
office last January showing the
names and location of claimants
who had proved up on government
The number of acres under culti
vation is 59,135, valued at $367.
559, and the number of acres of un
cultivated land is 1,203,665, mostly
timber or homestead lands unen
tered, valued at $4,467,185 The
value of improvements on deeded
or patented land is $178,724, of all
city or town lots $118,725, of im
provements ou town or city lots
$188,730, and of improvements on
lands not dccd:d or patented
A valuation of $369,000 is placed
by the assessor upon the canals and
ditches of reclamation companies
lu the county, though under the
recent supreme court decision hold
ing these improvements unassess
able as held by the companies it is
unlikely the county will benefit
There arc 54 miles of telephone
lines, with more building, and the
value of the completed lines is
placed at $3,045. Sawmills and
farm engines total $38,160. mer
chandise and stocks in trade $130,
190, farm machinery, implements
and wagons $63,173, money, uoles
and accounts $245,023, 750 shares
of stock valued at $83,955, house
hold furniture, watches, jewelry,
ThtM M inllc are all that appear on th
Mwunr'tliooka. Throuch ome rtror the line
or the rioucer Telegraph uJ Ttltphoue Com
pany were not men
Lai to he IbVmi m
the tax roll au.l will
twUkrneacforby a "benfl'' aue-
tiirnt. ' xn
The nniicttn fuaeavorca to iti me
ace oT the rfouerrr company at the
local o."Ikt. but no oue MmeVto liac the iufor.
iiuxtlon dMlrrd. The llounr i lines lu Crook
county will ci Cecil loo tulle.
Davenport's Harney County Ranch.
It is possible that Homer Daveu
port, the great caricaturist and now
a world-renowned breeder of Ara
bian horses at Morris Plains, N. J.
and Hingman, Mass., may lu the
near future become interested in
Harney comity to the extent of
bringing some of his Arabian horsis
here and startiug a cavalry horse
Mr. Davenport has the correct
Idea that this would be a peculiarly
favorable place for such a plant.
By selecting the best mares of the
range stock here and crossing them
with the pure Arabian, the product
ought to be a horse of the greatest
cudurancc and speed, hardy, healthy
ami reliable iu every way. Bums
The News'says that Mr. Daven
port is planning to visit Burns
friends in a. few weeks, while on; a
trip through the West,
Shorter Items of Interest.
The OJd Fellows of Burns will
build a lodjrc hall, the structure to
be a two story slqne buildin;'
The I,cadcr says that T. B. For
has duf' ,n
a well on hi taucb war
Fort Uf&k that is iv: feet
I k ' ' 1 t -,-'
probably the deepest well in
The Madras school district has
levied n i5-milt tax for expenses of
the current year. The property
valuation in the district is a little,
more than $82,000.
The Journal says that C. hi.
Hlkins has received 26 head of
thoroughbred Hampshire sheep
from Weiser, Idaho, and will keep,
them on his Haystack farm,
"Jim," a famous Warm Spring:
Indian, in company with several
others,was iu I.aidlaw this we.k.
He was telling about the Modoc
war nud said he kilted four Modoc
ou the buttt just west of town, and
Hut two of the skulls were there
The rabbit drive in the vicinity
of Madras was not a ycty great
success, only nbout 300, rabbits, bc,-
ing Kiueu. inc jt'iouecr says, in?
poor results were due to the at
tempt to cover too much territory
and because there were not enough
drivers present. Another attempt
will be made on December 28.
Several of the sportsmen of Princ
villc organized a gun club Tuesday
night for the furtherance of the
sport of hunting, and the Princvillc
club wilt give a prize shooting
match about Christmas day to
which all the sportsmen of the
county ure invited. The gun club
is also considering the proposition
of importing Chinese pheasants and
bob white quail with which to stock
the country. Madias Pioneer.
A great hullabaloo has been co
in g on between Medford and Eu
gene boosters because .pmc of the
latter enthusiasts got out advertis
ing' pamphlets containing cuts of
scenes around Medford but credited
them to Eugene. Such action
should be condemned. It is not
long ago that The Bulletin saw a,
pamphlet advertising the land open
ing scheme at I.akevicw, said
pamphlet containing cuts of scenes
tu the Bend country with nothing
to designate their true location.
Stone work on the new court
house was finished Tuesday at
noon, and the masons are now out
of positions. The carpenters havo
almost finished structural work,
and it is estimated they will be
through in about two weeks, when
the building will he ready for the
painters and finishers. Steam heat
has been installed and iu wording
condition for some time, so tha;
plasteriug will go on right alour
in spite' of inclement weather. The
building will be an imposing onu
aud the pride of the couuty. Re
CHRISTMAS IN DOND,
Christmas Cantata Will Ue divert lu
As usual there will be Christmas
exercises in the Beild church to
morrow evening Christmas eve.
There will be a large tree resplend
ent iu candles, strings of popcorn
and many other decorations to
please the little folks. Of coup
Santa Claus himself will be theru
aud will have a treat for each of
the children. Presents will be re
ceived aud distributed from the tree
in the usual manner.
A Christmas cantata entitled,
"Santa Claus' Prize and Who Got
It," will also "be presented, and it
it is the equal of last year's cantaU
it certainly will prove a pleaslug;
evenlug's entertainment. Every
one who can should be preseut,
listen once more to the sweet, old
time Christmas carols, aud ponder
once again the time when angels
saug glad tidings to men and the
Prince of Peace was born iu Bethle
hem. It will do you good to bo
there, aud all arc cordially invited.'