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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 22, 1911)
, J MEND INVITES EVERYONE TO JOIN HEfc IN CELEBRATING THE COMING OF THE TRAINS HERE, AFTER MANY DELAYS. DATES OCTOBER 5-6
The bend bulletin.
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HILL TO DRIVE GOLDEN
SPIKE AT BEND OCT.
Two Days of Festivities to Commemorate Coming of
Trains-Excellent Program of Entertainment
FOR BIG CELEBRATION
Hill Officials Order Track Laying Rushed to Bend
Great Empire Builder and Son to Attend.
MALIIINL I AVISO RAII.WAV I HACK TO III.M).
Portland, Oregon, Sept. 2I, I9ll
O. Al. Patterson, Prcs., '
IScml Commercial Club,
Air. James J. I till, Ar. L. V. Mill and party will reach Bend by auto about
noon Oct. 5. It will be all right to arrange celebration and have ceremony of
golden spike driving about l:30 The party will want to leave with automobiles
about 2:30 p. m. for a ride through the Sisters country, reaching the railroad
Signed C. R. GRAY,
Pres. Oregon Trunk Railway.
Portland, Oregon, Sept. 2I, I9ll
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Prospects good for railroad to be in-Bend Oct. 5, both .Air. Hill and Gray
doing all possible to accomplish this result. Present plans would indicate that
it would be Oct. 6 before Air. Mill reaches Bend. Ought to kuow.d.efinitely today.
Signed A. 0. HUNTER.
In reply to the telegram sent by the Commercial Club to James J. Hill, the
following message was received tin's morning:
"Alany thanks for your kind invitation to our chairman (J. J. Hill). Have
delayed reply on account of perfecting plans to make most of our time in Cen
tral Oregon. Have just wired Carl Gray.
"Have mailed our itinerary. Will probably have evening meeting at Princ
vllle Oct. I, all day at Burns the 3rd, spending night of 4th at Prineville.
Arrive Bend noon of 5th, remain two hours and have spike driving right after
lunch. Will you kindly advise parties interested.
"I will bring two automobiles. Chairman's party will be: W. H. Dun
woodie, banker, grain and flour man of Minneapolis; E. C. Cook, president of
Alinneapolis Trust Co.; Prof. Chamberlain, our development commissioner; W.
A. Campbell, secretary Northwest Development League; Theo. Schurmeir,
merchant, St. Paul, and myself.
"Hope you can arrange for one or two extra autos from Prineville to Burns
and return to Bend. After spike driving, we propose an auto trip to Sisters,
taking the train at Opal City, reaching Spokane by noon of 6th or earlier if
(Signed) "L. W. HILL."
GOVERNOR WEST AND PARTY HERE RAILS CLOSER
State Executive Will Be On Hand
For Celebration If He Can Possibly
Get HereSpeeches On Good Roads
,TWO A1ILES ARE BEING
"If it is possible for me to getaway from the
Capitol, I certainly will attend the Bend celebration,"
said Governor West, who spent last night in Bend.
"You have a right to be happy over the coming of
the railroad, for it means prosperity for Bend."
Accompanying the Governor were Sam Hill, R.
H. Thompson, of Seattle, S. N. Bowlby and other
Good Road enthusiasts. They spoke to a packed
house at the Commercial Club.
The party is on its way to Aledford by way of
At This Kate, Track Will Reach Ucnd
Hy October 1 Force or 200 A)en at
Work Crooked KlverCrnsscd Sun
day Redmond toCclcbrntc Sept. 30
BUSINESS MEN'S ROLL OF HONOR
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Names of Those Who Have Subscrib
ed Money to Make Celebration Big:
PropositionIs Your Name There?
Th celebration will bo ii two-day ull'iiir nni
something bigger thnnlCont nil Orogon lias yut neon
The committees appointed to arrange for it hnvoj
been busy mill announce an altractivu program
Among tht entertainment features will ho: t
Broncho hunting, log rolling content, tub, horwV
foot, novelty and children's races, football, prize
light, dance, concerts by thu hand, pillow lights,
climbing a greased pole, drill by thu school chil
dren, parade, addrowos, and other features not yet
A special feature of the celebration will ho the'
exhibits. Already the exhibit committee has socuredj
or arranged to got enough products for n won
derful disnlav. Booths will be erocted along Wall
and Horn! streets and the visitors will ho shown, not
merely told of, thu products of every kind found at
Head. Liberal prizes will no awarded ior larm prod
ucts bv tho celebration committee, in addition to
thu prizes given by tho First National Hank through
tho Commercial Club. Invitations will bo sent to all
the to.wns of Central Oregon.-
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Rails on the Orogon Trunk-Des-chutos
line are boing rapidly laid
toward Bond. Work was started
on this skle of Crooked Rlvor Sun
day and a mile laid that day. A
force of about 150 mon is at work
and two miles of ties and steel are
being put down daily. Hillman
was reached .Monday afternoon and
Redmond yesterday afternoon at 2-80
o'clock. The celebration there has
beon set for Saturday, Sept. 30.
At the rate at which the track
laying machine Is being operated,
rails should be into Rend by Oct. 1.
It is understood that the Hill
road will run its tNuwengcr trains
out of this city in the morning and
tho Hsrriman in the evening. The
running time, after the road is
balltuted and got in good shape,
will be cut between here and Port
land so that iNuwengens leaving
Uiore in the morning will got here
by G p. m. Six conductors and
their families will intiko their resi
dence here, it is understood, as well
as others connected with tho two
The first load of stone for tho
depot was placed on the ground
Monday nftornoon. From 15 to 20
perch will be haulod daily. Stono
cutters of tho Orogon Trunk are
here nt work.
Arrives for Celebration.
James Hill Eggloston arrived
in Bend lost night to attend
tho Railroad Celebration and Is
and is n guest at the homo of
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Eggleston.
James Hill is a 9-pound boy
and "Dad" is smiling as much
as if trains werehere already.
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