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The bend bulletin
HEND. OHKtiQN, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1012.
JO FIRE RISK
GREAT ASSET! HUNTER 60 EAST
SAYS JOHNSON: IN BEND TIMBER
Bonds Accepted, Money Paid and Head of Con
struction Company Here, Who Says Work
Will Be Done by June, Meaning
Employment of 125 Men.
EXCELS WORLD'S COAL
"BEND NEVER LOOKED
BETTER TO ME"
LUMBER OUTLOOK IS
DESCHUTES IS MILLERAND A. D. JWORK 0NSF.WER STARTS liMlIOI G000
piirllmid tniirmil Tells if Mnrvrlou
Y Viilue nt t'mtritl llrrtiii Htrriim
to KnHrr Hint.
I ImiiI Mo-t
All by, II.
Tim foltowliiK Is tho text of tlio
loading editorial In tlio Orrguti Jour
mil (if Portland for December 7.
In rending this slowing eulogy of
(In ollillltte nuil Importance of
tlio Desohute rlvur, people Interest
ed Iii quntrtil Oregon In general and
In llend In pnrlloulnr should rtiiiu
bor llmt llend In the only Central
Oregon (own on n rnllroad Hint Ilea
directly on the l)eehutt rlvur; (tint
within 12 itillra or llend urw tliu
greatest of It many water power
possibilities; that within four mile
ur'llDiiil practically nil the wator now
utilised for irrigation U taken from
tho river; Hint Howl Ilea l&C miles
from tho mouth nml about 100 utile
Hunter N ISiilliiinlimiii.1 nml IIIiiIn nl
Another Iteul -Power t.'oinpnny
llinlmrltN on l(cnl linprmr-
in c ii t i p i n 1 1 o n n.
Construction work on llend sewer
system commences Monday, Tho
$00,000 IjoikI Uiuo linn been column
mnled, tho bonds have been delivered
to Chicago and thu money In In tho
lininlH of tho city. Tho contract
with tho Bo ii th Portland Crushed
Kumpster II. Miller, general mana
ger of thn llcnd Water, l.lKht & Pow
it Co., under the ownership of tho
ho awarded n sub-eontraet In also on
route. No Rub-contract can ho let
under the provisions of tho contract
with tho city, without (lie approval of
Hewor Knglncer It. K. Koon, who Is
In ohargo of the work for tho city.
Mr. bwycr explained that nt tho
outaot of course n full crew could not
Hock Couiliniiv lias heon slimed. Last
nlKht Thomas bwywr, president of ' ' l,u on tho work. Ho will try out
that firm, arrived In liotid, to tako " ,h" lnlor he can get hero, and If
charge of tho work. tl",r,J ' "ol nough, an la anticipated.
"Wo will start In Monday." said !l,0.r w,n ' '"'lrted from Port-
Mr. Dwyer Ihla moeiilng. "We will ' '. Tiie "-' "' M" Mr. Dwy
er, win ltd m me neigniiorhnod of 25
not coinii eted bv Juno, nnd wn nx. CP,,l " "r. unless It becomes
.Mr. Miller will Ira giino until niter. Post to ho through In nv montha. ! necessary for tho contractor to do
tho holldni. ami In hU nl,...i lllnvWw expect to employ from 120 to ICO.""'.1?0 rn'n" " maintained.
end an mutuant In liavn nl..r., ,,f !"'" .Af,c' wo get going, I think
........ ........ ..... our minimum dally payroll will nov
mv """II IUH ""in WlUt HUH IM'VII
lS.nlt.1 OreKou Power Co., am, A. 0.ptoT. wo'rk ta
lliintur Ml thla nmriiltiR fur ChliMKo. nMt comploted hy Juno, nnd wo ox-
I'riHliictlon. .Not rolltlm, Govern
Prosperity, and All Central Oregon
ltefjulrrn for More l'rocrltjr
In More Production.
atarttd. T. II. I'oloy
operutloii of tho local liutluea.
mamiRliiK tho coukldorali
er ho Ii-m than J2.'.0, and prohahly
loll thu local
Mr. Humor, who enmo In with Mr. Mr. Dwyer will
Miller laal wk, nxpecta to ho In oualy. ToiiIkIu II
Ohio for aevoral montha. To him la
duo tho credit for IntureitliiR Mr,
Miller and Ida nNiioclatca In thnlr ri
cent purchaao of tho local ower, wn-
from thu aourco of tho Di'nchutcN, nnd f r and IIkIiIIiik planta and uppurto
that at lleuil tho rallroada, tho tlm- power propertlea, ho liiivlm:
Iwr. tho power and tho IokkIiik kiuI apont tho lat alx uiuiiiha workltiR on
ftfrilltl.x cil.t In a comhliiallon uu-. i iroK.tition. wnilo ho has nnth
"Aa ct wc have not ImiiKht all of
our supplied, such as hardware, pow.
dr, 'tc," said Mr. Uwycr. "Wo
ly hlKher. Wo shall uro! f'ni, '," Rot a" "f ,n,, c "n hero ln
al lalwr wo possibly oan." "'-'"" ,
".' i-uiiuiipiicv ni ino loot or
Nevada street. In thn roar of McCuls.
ton a atoro,
enuulnd In tho North t.
Huya tho Journal editorial:
'Aiinnuucomout from wasiuiiKton
In definite to aav Just now, It U mi-
domtixnl that tho purpose of his east
ern visit coucuriiM another denl of I lit -
i. iimi Mrrrirv nshor will set asldorixutauco to tho town
ftO.000 of federal funds for survey "I am Rlad tu ssy this, however,1
t of tho Deschutes, provided thu stole
or Orecon will coHtriiiuiu an viuni
"It Is n plan of ureal immllillltles.
It Is eatlmntcd In tho reort of the
OreKon Conservation Commission
that fit 0.0 00 liorso iMjwer can bo de
vetoed I'll tho Deschutes uy tlo con
structlon of fourteen dams, (n ad
stated Mr. Hunter, In dlscusslnic Ken-
oral conditions, "Mend never looked
hotter to nit. Tho outlook all over
tho country la excellent. Prosperi
ty la auro. !cnlly, nffnlrs uro In
silcndlil ahape. Another very lin-
Itorlnnt Kroup of men has wu added
to the already powerful tmckliiR of
tho town, and nil Interests aro pullliiR
he hero contlnu-
K. Ahry, secre
tary of tho construction compnny, la
expected, who will also remain hero
throughout tho period of work. For
tho present Mr. Dwyer has no flxod
olllce nnd recommends that those
wIsniiiR to see him for employment
or other ptirKscs ro to thu ofTteo of
City KiiRltieer OerRo Young, who can
direct them to him. Mr. Dwyor la
atopplnR at thn Hotel llend.
Kiiilpmcrit on the Way.
Already the Portland firm haa two
carloada of material on tho way, ono
of cement rnd the other of pipe. A
battery of five hnmtner drills has also
ix't'ii snipped irom Hcattio. A car
load of material for a firm that may this first unit within seven months
The portion coverlne
tho main IiusIiiosh district, where as
sessment will bo u-d lator nRalnst
specially benefitted proporty, will he
rushed throiiRh first. To keen the
larR orewa busy, and to hasten com
pletlon, work will lio undertaken
over n larRO area Simultaneously.
Tho cost of tho first unit of the
sewer system that Is to ho Installed
now, coverlnK tho business districts,
bs esniiinieu ni 174, uuu. Tno con
tract was awarded to tho Portland
firm, the lowest of 12 bidders, at
tS9,398.'J7. The estimated coat of
tno entire system Is $278,680. The
contract calls for the completion of
Ilcccntly Tho Ilulletln requested an
opinion from prominent tlmbermcn
and others In close touch with nat
ional business conditions, reeardlng
tho outlook for tho next four years.
The following letter Is the answer to
this request received from 8. O. John
son of San Francisco, president of
the Des Chutes Lumber Company, a
corporation which controls thous
ands of acres of plno timber near
llcnd, and la also a heavy manufac
turer of lumber:
Iteml Company Will Hun .Mill and
Logging Crew All Winter Huys
Traction Ktigtne ami New Ma
chinery to Increase Scope.
Three timber Arc In all of Crook
county south of township IS during
the last season, with a total loss ol
about $76, Is tho remarkable record
for the district, rays Clyde McKay,
deputy state flro warden.
"There you havo the big reason
why tho Deschutes plno belt offers
tho safest timber Investment In
America," said Mr. McKay. "There
Is absolutely no danRer of fire losa.
Incidentally, one can get anywhere In
tho timber quickly, by auto or rlR,
In case small Arcs start"
Mr. McKay, who Is also vice tiroil-
dent of The Uond Company, and locat
representative of the Mueller timber
Interests, Is very optimistic concern
ing the local timber and lumlier out
look. Tho Hem! Company la finding
a strong demand for tho pine manu
factured here, and Is shipping out
some five carloads a week, said Mr.
dltlou, thcro ure several hundred uMwer spienuiuiy, it la my nrm
tnousand horse power that can hutllf that the next ten montha will
veloed on the upper Deschutes In
cldental to Irrigation.
"The horn power of tho atream la
estimated to approximate If It doea
not equal tho entire motive powr
now In use In the state and city of
New York, exclusive of that utIIUed
In locomotlvea. The iower going to
waste In the Dcliutea Is capable of
supplying electric lighting, electric
power aud traction to a huge popula
tion In Oregon lit n cost estimated at
from $8 to $16 per horsepower per
annum, cloceiy approximating me
cheap power or Norway nml uweuen.
It would Imparl unprecedented Im
pulse to unprecedented development.
"Tho Deschutes has on annual
see some remarkabto developments
Iak-bI Work Progmudns;.
Ileforo leaving Mr. Miller stated
that th emachluery haa been ordered
for tho larger power plant that la to
be Installed In the new building a
soon as It Is completed. Ten men
are at work on excavations for It, and
most or the material sand, gravel
and cement-Is an the ground. Steam
und water pipes are being Installed to
guard against freetlng of tho con
crete, thu material or which the
building will lie constructed.
Am stated last week, tho Inltlnl cost
of the owcr plant unit that Is to hi
Installed Immediately Is $40,000,
CROOK COUNTY PRODUCTS
HOLD OWN IN UNO SHOW
Forage Plant IHiUy From Trine
vllle Awarded Northern Pacific Sil
ver Cup In Competition.
You ask mo ray opinion of the er
fect of the election on conditions In
and around llend and If In my opin
ion a Democratic I'res'dent and Con-
grera will bring on hard times. My
experience haa been that If a person
or community Is producing something' tnued throughout th
mm iirujiiH want anu is soiling sucn
product to the pcoplo that want It,
that person or community Is prosper
ous If they aro using a normal
amount of business sense In the
When I first went Into nend, some
eight or ten years ago, I saw a lot or
sago plain country which was not do
ing any one any good It wasn't
raising anything and so wasn't pay
ing lta way. Now some or the land haa
been put to work and Is raising crops
good crops, too, and your people
are selling them to other people who
want your crops and who have to get
a great deal of their rood from hair
way across the continent because
your people do not raise enough, tq
runoff r about ft.000,000 aero reet,lhls In addition tu the plant already
or which It I estimated one third caiijoiratlng.
be ultimately utIIUed for Irrigation. ! During tho week a boom haa leen
It Is sufficient flow of water to reclaim 1 placed at the lower end or the pond
nienrly 600.000 acres or nrld land. J above the dam to keep tloatlng Ice
The estimated cost or reclnlmlift this
land la $30 to ICO per acre, and to
this land, the water would give a
productive value or $100 to $&0P an
"Tho power or this river alone to
convert unoccupied toll Into thickly
populated and highly productive
(Continued on last page)
trot gettlnglnto the .flume and dam
aging the water wheels.
The llend Water, Light k Power
Co. hereafter will have It oil) re In
tho building on the south end of Wall
atreet formerly occupied partly by
the library, where it haa had a store
room for some time. Elmer Ward
la to bo the office man for the now
L . T
Crook county secured the Northern
Pacific Hallway' silver cup offered
for the best display of forage planta
exhibited at the recent Northwestern! most prohibitive.
WILL TRY MLEB LIGHTS
City Plan to Tet Le Kxiiemdvc
Wlth.Jcveral petltlona for the In-
. ,, ., -- m'fi -i . ijour peopio 00 noi raise enourn to
Ullatlon ol additional arc llghta be- supply them. Now, the people who
fore It, and tho expense of such light-1 buy what your. people raise are not
Ingtbreatenlng to swamp the city If
many -more are used the council la
trying to work out a little cheaper
lighting system for residential dis
tricts and places outside the centra!
portion or the town, where llghta are
needed, but where the expense is al-
Ijind Products Exposition at Minne
The display at the exposition was
mado by the Prlnovllle Commercial
Club jointly with the Oregon & West
ern Colonisation Co.
The forage plant In the display
consisted of. various bundles or alfal
fa, field pets, mamoth and medium
clover, wild aa, brnme grass, red
top, wheat grata, ctch, tweet clover,
nilgrce, timothy and wild rye. The
alfalfa was of the first cutting and
measured seven feet In length. Ber-
ftml hAAila nT Itin llmnhv wrA 14 In Th T?Aflmnnri tinnl.w ,. lll
ches long, while n. bundlo of the wild bold a poultry show at Iledmond De-
rye measured 11V4 feet In height. comber 18 to 21. 1 39tf
A plan la to try out a large tungs
ten or other ordinary bulb light. The
II. W. L, P. Co. has agreed to place
one In operation so that Its effective
net may be tested, lr the light la
satisfactory. It will mean that a com
paratively largo number or these lesa
powerful llghta can be Installed at
various points, doing service tor
many places, and at a more reason
able cost to the city and adding con
venience to a larger area than can
now be served.
golns to atop eating because Wilson
is President. They are going to take
just os much aa they do now and
more If you will raise It. The 'ar
mors will still be getting their money
for what they sell nnd the merchants
will still be supplying tho farmer
nnd getting their money for what
they sell, so any tinkering with the
tariff will not affect Dead's source ot
Income ono way or the other. If
your farmers raise good crops you
have good times, and If they do not
the timea are not good, hence It Is up
to tho farmers to get the most out of
the land and get togther and swan
Ideaa on the best way to get more out
or tne land Juat as we lumbermen
get together to discuss our problem.
The defeat of tho single tax amend
ncnt la tho best thing politically the
people of Oregon have done for year.
It would have made the farmer aud
the lumberman bear the entire cost
will be con
tne companyT mill will bo run con
tinuously, employing about 76 men.
During the week a traction engine
has arrived, which will be used for
hauling log truck, seven or which
hsvo Just been purchased.
Tho new engine, a "Peerless,"
weighs 22 tons, Is of 60 horsepower
and cost about $4000. Don McKay
Is tho "chaurreur." It has been
hauling new machinery from the aid
ing to tho tnlll, including a Berlin
planer, costing about $3000 and
weigning. witn tne other machinery,
nearly 20,000 pounds. A wheel and
steam feed for the log carriage has
also been added to the company's
DOG POTS MMJU
Joe lasts rosea nt. Valuable
The dog poisoner la at work In the
town. A victim of hla was Joe In
nes valuable pedigreed Airedale
"Briar Teas," which waa killed Sat
urday. The dog was highly prized
by the Inneses, and Joe'talcea hi
loaa hard, "I will pay $2S to anyono
who will furnish evidence that will
convict the culprit," he said.
Mr. Innes hsd received many fins
offers for the dog. bnt refused them
all as ho was greatly attached to her.
2700 FKET OF WATRIt MAINS, t
During the last thirty daya over
2700 feet of water mains have been,
laid In llend. or 4, 6 and 8 Inch pipe.
Of this amount, 1200 feet was ,ba
Ninth and Evergreen. In Center Adi
dltlon, 900 feet in Deschutes Addi
tion on Bond. Pine and Lava road.
and 600 feet along Ohio street. Tom
or running the state and all the elo- Murphy laid all the mains, doing the,
quence ever wasted In behalf of sin-j work by contract. He say that this
j makes more than two miles or mains
(Continued on last page.) I that he has put down in Dend.
v. li'vil.ffili'vlJrl?U.tJil' y.yvJ &j
Ibe First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND. OREGON
Or. U. O. OOI, Pra.UUM 1. A. SAThSR. Vlc Pmildtn.
O.8. HU06ON. Csthlar
CantUI fully slid ... S3S.00
ateckholdtr' liability S26.00O
Surplus .... . SO.OOO
DESCHUTES BANKING (36,
of Bond, Oro.
B. I'HRKKLL, PreiWent V. O. MINOK, Secretsry
It. M. LA'IIA, Cashier
B. FBRRMLL, V. O. MINOR, It. M. LARA,
We nrnke n specialty of dealing in every arti
cle in the hardware line that is needed in the
construction of n house, whether it he a hig
or a little one. Contractors who figure close
on a job should get our prices before submit
ting his bid they are the lowest for the
quality qf goods we handle.
Also Full Line of Builders'- Supplies,
Sash, Doors, Glass, Paints, Oils, etc.
N. P. Smith
Our beautiful nov IUnklng home. Is nearly complet
ed. Wben we move we shall be better prepared In every
way to handle your business, and reuder you more satis
In the meantime comeand see us In the old location.
We have occupied this building since March 20th,
1000, the day we opened for business. We then had 17a
account and $18,000 deposit. During this threo year
und a linlf wo have Increased the number of accounts to
nenrly 1 100, mid our desalt to nearly $2no,000.
It linn been our privilege, to nssUt in nearly every
movement Inaugurated for tho betterment nnd upbuild
liiK of llcnd and tributary territory.
We hope In the future to bo able to do still more for
the towiMind country from ulilcli mo derive our'biisliu's.
Ileal service to n community gains lusting prestige.
T5e FIjrtST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
o, c, cok n. a. SA'nir.R c. s. Hudson
O. M. TATTBRSON U. C. BU.13