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A, SMALL ADVERTISEMENT IN THE BULLETIN LAST WEEK BROUGHT MANY INQUIRIES AND SOLD THE GOODS. READ ABOUT IT ELSEWHERE
Until, you know, I imlng In
telrlinitr on July , ttiln year
TtiU in just n memory Jiitfi,
Ifel you fnrgel.
THE BEND BULLETIN.
The nun who gets the busi
new today la the live, puh.
Ing, energetic man; the man
IIF.ND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, MAV 19, 1909.
Louis II. Worley Kills llridc mid
Then Cootmits Suicide.
MARRIED LESS THAN A WEEK
Alter Accomplishing the 1'lendlsh Deed
til Murderer Set lire to the
lloue, Then Sent llullet
through III Own drains.
(A romance, wedding and horrible
tragedy, nil hi the space of a short
week, U the record befalling two
young people living west of Red
mond. Louis II. Worley wedded
Ruth I.aKoy last Wednesday. Al
inott before the wedding lclls had
ceased ringing, their cheerful lone
was, stilled by 11 blood curdling mur
tier followed by n suicide. Worley
killed hit bride, burned the house
with her corpne in it, and then shot
Ruth LaRoy,' nn orphan, came
from North Dakota to the home of
her friends, Mr. and Mrs. John
' Lamb, arriving ou May 5. There
she met Worley for the fust time, n
hasty marriage followed, the event
belli sole 111 ni ml lust Wednesday
ut the home of Mr, and Mrs. I.nmb,
n large number of friends being
present and Rev. C. I. I.owlhcr
officiating. The couple remained
nt Lamb's (hat evening, going
their home. two and a half miles
west of Redmond the following day
Sometime between Thursilay and
Sunday ultcruoou the murder nud
suicide was committed.
Sunday altcrnoou Mrs. I.umb
and Mrs, C. W. Minna went to the
Worley home to take n wedding
present to the bride, where they
were met by the evidences of the
frightful tragedy. They spread the
news, nud the authorities at once
took charge of the matter.
Worley wrote two letters, one ad
dressed to John I.amb, the other to
Alex 11 row 11, and left them on a
gate near Mr. Ilrown'.s house. Mr.
Drown has u farm adjoining Wor
ley's ou the 1101th. The letters
were not found until Monday morn
ing, They were practically the
same and the one to Mr. I.nmb is
Mr. I.amb thl li all n mistake Hulh
raid this morning she did lint want to
live with inc. lic did not likr It here
This morning ill v lckrl Hook m till all
my money w inU.liiy. I did not m
itlie took it, uiitil I found she did I was
certain nobody elm look It. the asked
me last night now far It was to Shauiko
ami this morning alio aald the was going
to Shatiiko ami try and mm nunc until
ry and go trk lll, again. I Untied
her Nsgood 11 I could mid then inhhiuv
me of all the money I had wnd goiuu to
leave tue I could not ala'id II any longer,
mi I think we arc both letter dead,
I,. II. Wohluv,
Please let my sllcr know it.
llemifurt It It II No 2
l'latikllu Co. Mo,
Alto please Mr H11tV.lt.trt know.
Dear Mr. J.iinib bti arc not tn blame
koti wcie mil
c (iixl Mr l.auni
I Inst found my piirscYt Kudu stocking
with all niv money iimfVhr denied it I
feel like till In morn tli.Hi I can stand.
Wt good liyV to all
Come 11111I von villi find
' l lVOIl.KV.
Worley's body wos found in the
barn, with n six-shooter by his hide
nud with n bullet through his head,
the bullet having, entered just Ik.'.
hind the right ear Ou the burn
door waH found Ahc note: "l'iud
me in Htublc," f
The house was a isxi.s shack,
the wulls simply Lonrded up on the
outside. In the nshes there were
found evidences of straw. A straw
stack stood near the house, and It
is believed that Worley, after kill
lug his bride, filled the house with
straw nud cordwood and then set it
ou fire. This theory is sustained
by the evidences of a much greater
degree of heat than the shack alone
would have made. The sheet iron
stove was melted and those who
viewed the corpse of Mrs. Worley
state that it looked ns though it hud
laid In a log fire for 2.1 hours. The
lire had destroyed till evidence that
would indicate in what manner
Worley had accomplished his fiend
ish deed. """.
There & grueral suspicion that
Worley's letter docs not tell the full
cause of the trouble, that it
was his desire to cover up the de
tails of his crime, and thus he net
fire to the house after filling it with
Funeral services were held yes
terday ut 2 o'clock, with Rev. I.ow
lhcr officiating, and interment of
the two bodies was made in the
Redmond cemetery. Worley has
been at Redmond since n year ago
last March and has ltceu known a
11 man of a ipticl, retiring disposi
WORK ON THE DAM IS
Week Has llren Spent In Making
Surveys Location fur the Dam
Will He Chuien by Itnrlncer
J. T. Whliller, of Portland.
Work ou the dam In the Dcs
chutes has not progressed fan
enough to enable us to give much
information crtaiuing thereto this
week. I,. I). Wiest has been busy
during the pust week with survey
ing and will probably finish his
work today. Ills notes will be for
warded to Mr. Whbtlcr at Port
land, who will examine them and
select the locution of the dam.
M. J. D.uiiclsou, who will have
charge of the building of the dam,
said to The Ilullctin that the dam
would very probably lc built from
a high rock oint north of the F.
O. Minor cottage directly across the
river. The formation on the west
side of the river is Mich as to pro
vide n natural channel for n .spill
way, and the water would ".spill"
around the west end of the dam
canal would lc built ou the com
side of the river, back some too or
150 feel, and would extend from
the dam to about the location of
the present pumping plant. There
a new power plant could nc mint
and a fall of 1.1 feet secured. This
location would require n diun to
feet high and would raise the water
about eight feet. The dam will be
what is known as n "lock fill"
While Mr. Dutiiclsou gave it ns
his judgment that the dam would
lie built nt this X)iut, yet he stated
the final selection is in the hands of
Mr. Whistler, ami no one can tell
the exact locution until Mr. Whist
ler examines the surveys.
Hoarseness, bronchitis and other throat
Iroutilea tue quickly cured by l'olcy'a
llouey and Tar a It soothes and heals
the Inflamed throat and bronchial lubes
ami the montobstlnale cough disappears.
Insist iioil having the genuine i'oley's
Honey hihI Tar -Uend Drug Co.
Hither 80 or .10 acres of ditch
laud uenr Rend, Reasonable if
taken soon. Adjoining this hind is
a ifm-ncru tract which may bo tnk
en as n homestead. Cull nt The
BAND BOYS PLAN
PICNIC FOR JUNE 6
In vile Hill Ire Town to a Holiday
at the Dutch John Place.
BASKET DINNER WITH TROUT
1 no uena concert llano will Act
Host on the Above Date and You
Are Cordially Requested to lie
One of the (luesti,
The Bend concert band will treat
the people of Bend and vicinity
to a fine time on Sunday, June 6
They arc planning to give a picnic
ou that day to which everybody is
Invited, men, women and children,
big, little, young and old. The
picnic will be held on the river
above Ilcnd at the "Dutch John"
place. This is a delightful spot,
with lots of meadow, plenty of
shade, and n bridge across the
stream -In short, just an ideal
place for a day's outing.
This is an affair planned by the
baud boys and will lie carried out
by them. They invite everybody
as their guests. Those who attend
are requested to bring a basket din
ner, but the band promises to fur
nish trout for all. Rev. Mitchell
has promised to be there and brief
service will be held some time dur
ing the day. Of course, there will
lc lots of music by the band.
All the business men who have
l)ccn approached iu regard to this
affair arc heartily in favor of it, and
everybody promises to turn out
Naturally the baud is anxious to
have a large attendance, and es
pecially desire all the children to be
prci-cnl. It is hoped that the peo
ple will turn out en masse, und
that the picnic will prove so popu
lar that it will become a regular an
Remember the date, June ft, and
lay your plans accordingly.
MtiMORIAL DAY HXHRCISRS
Prosram Will (to (Ilycn on May JO In
Honor of the Soldier Dead.
Ilcnd will observe Memorial Day
this year with a complete program.
The exercises will be held on May
yo, and all arc especially urged to
attend and pay honor to the men
who fought nud died for our coun
try during the dark days of the Re
txdliou. All old soldiers and
everyone else both in Heud and
vicinity arc requested to attend the
The citizens arc earnestly request
ed to meet at the church nt 10 a.
tn. ou Sunday, May 30. Teams
will be furnished for those who do
not have their own means of con
veyance. Exercises will be held at
the cemetery and the graves decor
ated. At 2 o'clock iu the after
noon, serviced will be held at the
Following arc the programs, both
ut the cemetery and the church:
I'KOORAM AT CKMKTKHV.
Song "America," by school children.
Music by band.
t'iriiiB of salute by squad of six under
command of Comrade J, I. West.
Music by band.
Keturn to Hcnd,
I'HOOHAM AT CHURCH.
Music by ImihI.
Music Kipling's "Recessional."
Music "I'allh of Our I'athers."
Lincoln's Address at Gettysburg.
Music "The Vacant Chair."
Address by Kcv, J. Anthony Mitchell,
by the baud and
QET ONE YEAR BACH.
C. If. t'rlckson and Wife Sentenced to
Serve 12 Months In Penitentiary.
Last Thursday, Judge Hradshaw
cntcnccd Mr, and Mrs. C. II
Erlekson each to one year in the
penitentiary. The Ericksons were
surrendered by their bondsmen to
Sheriff Elkins and lodged in the
room fitted up for women prisoners
tn the basement ol the new court
house. They have not been taken
to Sklem yet, and arc making an
effort to secure a new trial, with a
change of venue.
A. U Estelicnct was given 20
days in jail and fined $100 for sell
C. C. Hutchluson It Dead.
C. C. Hutchluson, known as the
father of "irrigation in the West,
died at bis home in Portland on
Monday of -last week, aged 75
years. Death was due to old age.
Mr. Hutchinson was well known to
many Crook county people, having
been prominently identified with
irrigation work at Hcnd several
years ago, After selling his irri
gation interests here he went to the
southeastern part cf the state and
was one of the first to interest the
government iu the possibilities of
reclamation in that region.
GOVERNMENT MAY BUILD
CROOKED RIVER PROJECT
Mas Withdrawn Land In Connection
With Ttils Undertaking The Land
lliat Would Do Reclaimed
Lies In Madras Section.
A dispatch from Washington
states that on May 5, the secrctaty
of the interior withdrew from pub
lic entry approximately 23,000 acres
of land iu connection with the
Crooked river project in The Dalles
laud district. Any tracts, titles to
which have passed out of the
United States, were excepted from
the order of withdrawal.
It is supiwsed that this project is
one for which reclamation service
engineers made a preliminary sur
vey last fall, and iu which it is pro
poHcd to build a storage reservoir
ou Crooked river alwvc Prinevillc
and irrigate laud iu the Madras
Speaking of this news from
Washington, the Pioneer says:
The members of the Farmers'
Union arc nt this time circulating
a petition directed to the reclama
tion service, asking for favorable
and prompt action on the irrigation
project in this section. The peti
tion gives n number of facts regard
ing the country and conditions ex
isting here, nud in addition pledges
the hearty support and co-operation
of the residents of this section if the
government should undertake the
work. The petition contains a long
list of names and will be forwarded
to the reclamation service inn short
time, A number of letters have
also been addressed to Oregon's
congressional delegation, asking
their co-otM.ratlou in securing favor
able consideration of this project.
Watson Has Resigned.
J. N. Watson, register of the U.
S. land office nt Lakevlew, has ten
dered ' bis resignation. His suc
cessor has not yet been appointed.
I have taken the agency for the
Troy Steam Laundry of The Dalles
and solicit your patronage. Leave
your bundles al the Pilot Butte Iuu.
FENCES AGAIN CUT
IN EASTERN CROOK
Several Allies of Barb Wire Arc
DEED DONE BY THREE MEN
Three Unknown Criminals Destroy
Five Miles of Fence Around Road
Lands Near Post Other Items
of fjencral Interest.
Unknown parties in the neigh
borhood of Post are preparing to
get themselves into trouble. They
are up to the same trick for which
C. Sam Smith was convicted and
sentenced to a term in the peniten
tiary. Evidently they are stock
men who object to fences.
The Prinevillc Journal ays that
a party of unknown men, 'presum
ably three, judging from the tracks,
cut and mutilated about two miles
of fence surrounding some road
land which was leased by George
Wiley and John Pickett, and also
about three miles of fence surround
ing n section of road land leased by
R Bootcn and son. The wire was
cut, in some places, on each side of
the post and again in the middle.
In other places the wire was cut
only in the middle. Five or six
wire gates were cut up into small
pieces and tossed aside. In some
of the roughest country a short
string of fence would not be cut,
but in the main it was pretty badly
This is only one of a series of
depredations of a like nature which
have been committed during the
past few years upon honest and
law-abiding citizens residing in that
community No relief from these
outrages has yet been found for a
definite clew is hard lo find.
Shorter Items of Interest.
Willamette valley people are be
ginning to see the need of irriga
tion. Crook county'has at present only
two people dependent upon the
county for help.
Members of the Christian denom
nation at Madras will build a new
church 30x40 feet iu dimensions.
Between 20,000 and 25,000 head
of mixed yearling sheep, recently
sold at Arlington, brought a price
of from 3 to $. per head.
Quite a peculiar thing occurred
Sunday. A rather stiff gust of
wind was blowing from the north
and soon formed a pretty good
whirl-wind which swept up the
street at a rather lively rate and
struck the stair door of the Ruther
building slam bang in the face,
pushing the door off its hinges and
then sucking it completely out into
the street. Nothing else was
touched. Laiillaw Chronicle.
Quite a curiosity was shown us
by Grant Adams, the village black
smith, being the shoes taken from
the Huyes McCall French coach
horse They were made by hand
in France and are very crude work.
The front shoe Is very heavy and
.Rev. I. W. Williamson's Letter.
Rev. I. V. Williamson. HuntinRton,
W. V11., writes. "This is to certify that
1 used i'oley's Kidney Remedy for nerv
ous exhaustion and kidney trouble and
am free to say that it will do all that you
claim for tt." Foley's Kidney Remedy
has restored health and strencth to
thousands of weak, run down people.
Ivuiliuma iiu iimuiiiii iiiua uu ia iicos'
aut to take, Bend Drug Co.
clumsy, having no groove to sink
the head of the nail In. The hind
shoe is much lighter but shows
equally jwor workmanship. The
nail holes are nearly square and
large enough to admit a 20-penny
spike. Silver Lake Leader.
FIRST 0 AMEA VICTORY.
Bend Ball Team Defeats Redmond
with Score of II to 5.
The Bend base ball team went to
Redmond last Sunday and returned
with the Redmonditefl' scalp hang
ing to their belts. The atory is
told in the score of 1 1 to 5.
The Bend boys say it was their
game from the start, and they bad
no difficulty In winning. Kulp
threw for the local team and proved
a puzzler for the Redmond boys.
The score by innings is as follows.
DeBolt, If.... 1
VanMatre, rf. 1
Vox, cf o
Kulp, p o
'- -..w, V .....
R. Covert .. 1 . . 0.. o.. t
C. McCaulcy o .. r .. o .. o
Tetberow v .. .. n .. 1
flecker... o .. .. .. n
T. Covert .. o
R.McCauley o .. o .. .. o o
Lorrinc o .. o
School Student WW Present
Play wkh Above Title.
On Saturday evening, May 29,
the pupils of the high school wilt
present the play, "Mr. Bobb."
This is given to defray the expenses
incident to commencement, the
excess receipts to be used for school
purposes. There should, and un
doubtedly will be, a large attend
ance. Admission will be 25 cents.
Following is the cast of characters:
Philip Royson George Van de Vert
Robert Brown, clerk of Benson &
. , . N"?" Mx Richardson
Jenkins, Miss Rebecca's butler.. .
. . Bruce HeYanuond
Rebecca Luke, a maiden lady....
.. '," Taullue Wiest
Katberine Rogers, her niece
. , Pearl Hiehtower
Marion Bryant, 'Kitty friend.
Mr. Bob" Grace Van dc Vert
Patty, Miss Rebecca'a maid
REDMOND IS TIRED.
Has Lost Faith In Hartinjan and
Wants to Build Electric Line.
Redmond people have become
disgusted with Harrlraau's dilatory
tactics ana have lost all faith in his
railroad promises. They held a
meeting there recently to consider
ways and means for getting a road
into Central Oregon. As the mect
iug was only preliminary no defi
nite course was determined upon,
but the following plan was outlined
and looked upon with favor.
It is proposed to build an electric
road starting at The Dalles and
running southward through Mad
ras, and at some point branchiuc.
one fork going to Princvllle and
the other to Bend, with such other
branches and extensions as should
later prove feasible.
Kirk Whited and Ben McCaffery
were appointed a commltte to con
fer with the people of other locali
ties to secure united action. The
committee suggests that a meeting
of delegates and others be held at
Prinevillc in the near future for the
purpose of considering the whole
railroad question as it bears on
H-dlsc McSherry seeder, grass
seed attachment. Price, $50.00.
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