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The bend bulletin.
REND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1911.
SPECIAL AlEETINQ OF
Ntw Initroment Will lie (lono Over
Next Tucnilay Night llulldlnjt ol
(Into Cart Moi U Takon Up
Liquor Lb a ie HeJweil.
The charter which In being clrnf led
for adoption by Bend In ncarlng
completion, and a special meeting of
the City Council him been called for
next Tuewlny evening to go over
the Instrument and make such
change nil uro deemed necessary bc
fore submitting It for final udoptlon
by Uio (Moplc.
- At the Council meeting Ion tnlKht
thero was some Informal discuydon
on the Hubject, but it was decided
let to devote un entire nicotinic to
hucIi an linKirtnnt ninttcr and the
adjourned seiuloii next Tuesday wax
In tho absence of Mayor Coc,
Cmncllmnn Allen presided an mayor
protem. During the session, nt the
request of thu lire department, lie
brought up the iiuuslion of thu
building of a house fur one of thu
hose carta. He submitted n plan
drawn ity George S. Young for n
12x11 building to be located about
wheni the tree standi in Oregon
street In front of the jwHitolllce, The
tire, police and liquor llcunsu com
mltleo hhm inttrticlud to consult
with projterty ownom in that vicinity
and repot t Imck to the Council.
On motion of Allen, tho Council
voted to place the saloon IIccihm.' tax
for the ttix months beginning July 1
at $.100. There wan no opposition,
the motion helng utiHnimouly cur
ried. On report of tin street committee
the reordder wm ordrud to llle
lienM ngainsl lot 1.H nnd II, block
Jf. lotO, block 11, and the west Alt
feel of lot 1U, block 16, for building
sidownlk in front of thenu lots. ;
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O. I.. iviiKnn Him ,. u. lujiin
room al tho High School. Tlie
business to be transacted Ih the'
election of a director to korvo three
yearn to micceed C. U. Ilotallng,
who has movoii to Idaho, and n clerk
to micceed Ix;vl I). Wlost, to nerve
It Ih probable that there will be
Home discussion at thin meeting of
wayH and moans of Hecurlng larger
quarters for next session.
THREE DAYS' WORK
PUTIN BY BEND MEN
forty Mile From litre to Crane
I'ralrU Vtfii Prom Rocka and High
Center Tet Run Made by Party
on the Return Trip Monday.
FIRST ANNUAL MEETING FRUITFUL
The Bend Company Will Enlarge Mill
and Power Plant Yellow Pine
Extolled Lawrence Is Out.
wero appointed to nerve tut day and
night H)lcc otlicors, respectively,
for the next month at a imlary of
WANT STKIHSr LXriiNMH).
A largely signed iH'tftion waa pre
sented to the City Council Inst night
to have Wall strct opened further
to Uio north. After some discussion
of the matter, thu communication
waa referred to tlie street commit
tee to fully Investigate iw to what
land would huve to be condomned
or bought and what other stops
taken to make the extension Ksiblc,
School Director and Clerk Will lie
Named for Hcnd DUtrlct.
A meeting of thu voters of thu
I)end School District him been called
by thu school board for next Mon
day afternoon, in the principal
Forty mllcn of nuto . road that In
free from n high center anywhere
and from rock now connect Ilend
and Crane I'ralrie, a a result of
the three day' work by Hcnd citi
zens the piut week. From .Spring
River to thu prairie 2114 mllcn wan
i put into good condition by seven
Tlie party loft here Friday morn
ing and returned Monday noon.
Those who went wero John Hlow,
F. II. May. Tom Robert, I'eter
Relwlorfer, A.M. I'orry. J.N. Hunter
and Carl Hunter. They started In
to work nt Spring River and the
llrst day covered the 7,4 miles to
Fall River. Saturday they con
tinued up the river and on .Sunday
reached Crane I'ralrie. Mrindny
morning at 51 o'clock they started
home Ity auto and made the -10 milt
in three hour..
According to mcmlcrH of the
jmrty. this Ih now one of the finest
auto roads around Hcnd. Not only
Is It smooth and level, but also u
splendid scenic highway. It passe
by the bubbling springs that make
Spring River, penetrates some of
tlie fluent pinu forest in the county
and winds along the J-nll and De
I WINS SECOND GAME
(tend Hill Tonne rs Defeated at County
I Scat Sunday, 3 to 0. Madrat
to Play Mere Nest Sunday.
By a ncoru of f to 0, the Bond
baseball team went down ft defeat
for the second time this season be
1 foro rrincville Sunday afternoon at
the county neat. Tetherow, tlie
Redmond pitcher, was in the box
again for I'rinuvillu nnd shut thu
Doys irom Here out. only one man
reached third base. Great improve
In ploying was shown, however,
over the game with Prineville here
A lively exhibition is expected
here next Sunday afternoon when
Madras conies up for a contest. All
truo sportsmen of the town ure ex
pvclcd to be on hand to lend the
local players hearty support.
All tho directors of (fie Rend Company, the organization that owns
the Bend towiulte water and lighting plants and-the old 1'. H. D, lumber
mill, wero present at tho unnual stockholders' and directors' meetings
held hero on Monday
Knlargomcnt of tho present mill. Increase in the capacity of the
lighting equipment, and tho installation of a day power service, were
among tho Important announcements that resulted from the gathering
of those who directly control the developments of the townsito holdings.
A change was effected In the personnel of the officers, J. M. Lawrence
resigning as general manager, his place being taken by R. F. Averlll.
Mr. Ijtwrencu's position on the executive council of the company, as well
as upon the board of directors, was filled by the appointment of Mr.
Averlll to tho first named position, I). E. Hunter taking his place as
director. The stock Interest of Mr. Lawrence In the Rend Company, one
fourth of tho $300,000 capitalization, hxs been purchased from him by
the other mcmlcrs of the organization.
The present oHlcers of the compuny are: I). F. Brooks, president;
Clyde McKay, vice president; A. O. Hunter, treasurer; R. F. Averlll,
secretary. I). F. Brooks, H. K. Gipson, K. C. Mueller, I). L. McKay, A.
O. Hunter, I). E. Hunter nnd Clyde McKay comprise thu board of
It. F. Averlll has been placed In charge of Uio conduct of the Bend
Water Light & I'owor Compnny. The directors of the organization are
I). F. Brooks (pro.), D. E. Hunter, H. K. Gipon, A. O. Hunter and
In udditton to those above named, tho following stockholders wore
present at the meeting: I. R. Brooks, who has charge of the extensive
intorosU of tho Rrooks-Scanlon and afllliatod companion at Vancouver, B.
C, whence is supervised their operation in northwestern Canada; Will
iam U-e Morris, of Seattle, and II. II. Darst of Dayton, Ohio, treasurer
of the Dayton Trust &. Savings Bank.
"Just as noon an Msiblu wu will install nnothor generator at the
lighting plant," said Dr. Brooks. "The addition of this generator will
iiicreoso the Kwor capacity from lilii horse power, as at present, to 270
horse Kiwer. A day current will lw maintamud, and ample power
supplied for'the oieratlon of any 'and all Industrie that may care to
take advantage of it. Tiie present dam is capable of producing 2000
horse power. I have no doubt the development of all this will take place
"Yes, we mean to enlarge our mill here at once. Perhaps a little
later wu will erect another. We plan to install a band saw and othor
improved equipment, about doubling the plant's capacity. Probably 100
men or more will be employed; nt present there arc about GO on the
In sinking of the utilization of the Deschutes yellow pine E. C.
Mueller, who is considered one of the leaders in lumber knowledge in
the country'i spoko in praise of ILh groat commercial worth.
"I don't believe it is generally realized how exceptionally valuable
tills timber is. Carpenters familiar with It declare it is the equal of the
eastern white pinu for easy working. Later, un enormous quantity will
be used in sash and door, box and furniture factories. Will we be able
to introduce it to the middle wostT Indeed, yos. I believe we will get
the same freight rate aa holds from Baker 42 cents. This will give ua
un udvuntagc of three cents over the products of the Coast."
On Monday evening there was an informal meeting of the local
business men in the Commercial Club rooms to meet the members of the
Bend Company. President Patterson being nbsent, Manager Sawhill
presided. Short talka wero nrtido by Dr. Brooks and Messrs. Gipson,
Mueller, P. It. Brooks, Morris, Darst, D.'L. McKay, A. O. and D. E.
Hunter and a number of local men. Tho gist of the visitors' remarks
was expression of their confidence in Bend's future.
Yesterday morning the visitors left.
Tho immediate installation of new logging camps 2)4 milos up the
Deschutes Is announced by Clyde McKay.
To norrow morning. )ie Bend
Commercial Club party, of
about 25 mcrribars, leaves on
a four .day trip to Klamath
Falls, Lnkcvlevv and other
south-central Oregon towns en
a get-together junket.
SETTLER IS SHOT
WILLIAM EVERETT VIC
TIM OF ACCIDENT.
While on Way to Ocnd From Home
stead, He Receives Wotjnd In Leg
From Own Pistol Rushed to
Hospital In Automobile.
REV. J. A. MITCHELL IS
Azed; Mlnliter, Who Had Ueen In
Feeble Health, Found Dead This
mornln-Victim of Acute Chronic
Accidentally shot Iri the leg
thirty-five miles southeast of Bend,
William Everett, a Pringlc Flats
homesteader, was rushed to tho
Bend Hospital Monday by nuto and
is under the care of Dr. B. Ferrell.
The wound, while a bad one, is not
Taking advantage of the moon
light und the coolness of the night
for traveling, Mr. Everett started
for Bend in n neighbor's wagon
Sunday night. He carried a 38-
caiibor revolver in -a holster and I
early Monday morning got out of '
the wagon to shoot at a rabbit. He
fired once but missed and had
cocked the weapon for a second shot '
when the honms started to run. He
hastily put the pistol in the holster
and stopiKKl them, getting fn the '
wagon thon and sitting down on a
Kneeling beside his bed in Ms
home on tho Pilot Butte canal (n
Lytic, Rev. J. Anthony Mitchell,
one of the familiar figures of the
town, was found dead at 11 o'clock
today by W. R. Wilkinson, A.M.
Lara and A. L. French. He had
died between that hour and
some . time early this morninjr.
Several women going to the
house to wait on him were unablo
'to get a response and the three men
were called on to investigate.
rorsome time Mr. Mitchell had
been In poor health but last night
and this morning appeared no worse
than usual. Ho had not been con
fined to hjs bed all the time. Ho
suffered from acute chronic dyspep
sia and this, with heart failure,
was the main cause of death.
Rev. Mr. Mitchell came to Bend
in the summer of 1905. He had a
homestead up the river and owned
property in town, among this a lot
In tho rear of the church.
He was G4 years of age. At 17
he enlisted in the Federal army and
was with Sherman in his memorable
march from Atlanta to the sea.
His wife, Nora C. Mitchell, and
five children made their home in
Los Angclos, Cal.. and on the
bale of hay to drive. While in this '
grounds of desertion he obtained a
position he Btnrted to take the gun u,vorce a,1 lhe l"t termor Com
from its ensa nml in .Inino- It u-n missioners court nt Pnneville. His
accidentally discharged. The bullet a"0 was C. S.Benson, who
cut through the leathor holster, "? ihf1t'1,?' far, M he kn,w Mr
struck his watch and entered the , Mc did not leave a will.
thigh of his" right leg. Fortunately!, "is relatives have been notified
It struck neither artery nor bone, i D.y Wlre .of h's d?aUl' a.nd un,eJ
ini'v nninr wr mn nnnrmni vtut
j . m au vviiu uij U1G
funeral services willlje held at the"
It Is now lodged
just beneath the
Bum oi me unucr pari oi me leg. i r Z 7 , " ""
After being shot. Mr. Everett rwurchtomorrow (Thursday) morn
Like to fuel that
slncss to n
bank they arc
helping to build it up; in other
words they are giving something
for what they receive.
.WE ARE QROWINO
GROW WITH US.
We wont your account want to 'tnoko our
selves useful to you in anything pertaining to
finance, and wo can handle it with profit to you
and to ourselves,
Wo hope that you, Mr. Reader, will be on our
list of Depositors soon, if you are not afremly
NO 'MATTER HOW SMALL OR LARGE A
' DEPOSITOR YOU ARE ALWAYS
The Deschutes Banking & Trust
Company of Bend, Oregon
"Conservative Banking for Conservative People."
h. B. WAIRP, (President) J. W. MASTKRS, (Vice Preiident)
V. O. MINOR, (Secretary)
L. BrBAIRD, V. O. MINOR, S. V. BAIRD.
Full Stock of
Of all kinds now on hand. Finest
, line of Cottage Doors in
was carried to the-Millicnn ranch in
the wagon. Mrs. Millican at once
dispatched n man to the Stanley
Davenport ranch, the nearest tele
phone point, and summoned Dr.
Ferrell to come in an auto to attend
tlie wounded man.
Mr. Everett is 21 years of age
and unmarried. He formerly lived
ing. The Odd Fellows will be in
charge, Mr. Mitchell being a mem
ber of that order. The interment
will probably be in the Pilot Butte
cemetery as he owned a lot there.
From Bend they go south tomorrow:
Carl Gray. Prea. S. P. & S. Ry.,
Portland, II. C. Nutt. Fourth Vice
at Seattle and was on his way there I'res. N. P. Ry., Tacoma, J. G.
to visit his parents whon the acci- woodworm, TraMic Manager N. P.
Prominent Officials or Northern Pacific
and Leaders of the Portland
Pros In Bend Today.
Accompanied by an official steno
grapher and photographer the fol
lowing party of railroad and news-
Ry., St. Paul, A. D. Charlton. Asst.
Gen. Pass. Agent N. P. Ry., Port
land, Henry Blakeley, Gen. Western
Frt. Agent N. P. Ry., Tacoma, F.
H. Fogarty, Asst. Gen. Frt. Agent
N. P. Ry., Portland. L. J. Bricker.
Immigration Agent, N. P. Ry., St.
Paul, O. D. Wheeler, Advertising
Department N. P. Ry., St. Paul, E.
B. Piper, Managing Editor "Ore
gonton", Portland, Ore., John F.
Carroll, General Manager "Tele
gram", Portland, Ore., C. S. Jack-
paper men nrrivo in Bend tonight,
Traveling by auto, they are making son, President and General Manager
an extensive louroi wntral Oregon. "Journal", Portland, Ore.
iKeep out that enemy Of 'mankind,
the lly, with
4 tThc kind that you want is here and
the price is right.
. j 'Save money by buying your shoyels
3 pitchforks', stoves, nails and other
hardware nt the store of
The First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND, OREGON
Dr. U. O. OOC, Pf.ildtnt E A. 8ATHCR. Vic Prildnt
O. a. HUDSON. Clhlr '
OaplUI fully paid ... SIS. OOO
tockholdtrt liability S36.00O
Surplut .... . as.ooo
Do You Want These Prizes?
We offer the following sums, in ensli, for the
best exhibits, thro' the UendCommercinl Club:
$25.00 cash, for the best assortment of sam
ples grown on either dry or irrigated land.
$10.00 for the best samples ot clover.
$ 1 0.00 for the best samples of alfalfa. i'
$10.00 for the best samples of root crops,
$10.00 for best assortment dry land grains.
$ 1 0.00 for best ussortm't irrigated land grain.
All exhibits to bo raised within twenty-five miles of Bend
and to remain tho proiwrty of tho Bond Commercial Club.
TO. FIKST NATIONAL BANK OP BEND
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