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TKK HBN nUM-RTIN, H5NI, WKIWKHDAY, FKHIU'AUV ft, iilt.
K. B. MILLER WRITES
I limit of llotiil W'nlrr, Light V Pnvirr
Company Promise Investigation
mill That Hale Will I hi I, oh it
cm I ir t'oiiiiii i:(iri)iint.
llecontly (1, l, I'utnnm, n Mnyor.
wrote l KempMor II. Millar, hoad
of thu llond Water, l.lulit ft Power
Company, calling attention (a (lio
fncl Hint there wn hoiuo coniilnlnl
regarding thu nllognd exorblunco of
water rale In I ho city, nml roijuoit
Iiik Hint Mr. Mlllnr InvoMlgnttt I ho
mutter, with n view of pinking re
liK'lln ahould It ha found that
rate wero unfairly high. Monday
tho following letter wm rocelvail from
"I hnvii your letter of Jmiunry 8tli,
regarding tho witter rnt that are
now being charged by thu Itaml
"Wator, Mcht & I'owor Company,
JSvor iliiro your liifonnnt convorsa
1lon with tun on thU subject, ami, In
Jncl, licifurn tlintjl hao hail It In
julnd to thoroughly InvrstlRnto the
water rti nnd put thwiu on n run
noaahlo biaW If thoy worn found to
lo In any way unreasonable.
"Jtlnrn taklnjc otcr tho manage
ment of th ttlant Inat Docetntter, our
itral labor liaa leeu directed toward
Din prorlalou of n wrmnnont power
lilniil moro nearly commensurate
with tlm need of tli it town. both In
opcct to tho furnUhlng of water
nnd electric light ami power. ThU
vork la wll under way niul In a very
wliort tlm I exited to return to
Iteiiil nnd so carefully Into thu water
"I wUh to ay beforehand, that If
Investigation ahuuld ahow that aotno
of the prevent water rale In llend
tiro too high, that till ahould not
Ik) taken na n crltlcUm of tho pre
vious management or the plant. Ie
'tuo It must Ito remembered that
they developed thla water ayatom and
xti'ndrd Ita tunlna Into many parta
of the city In anticipation of the fut
ure growth, and U-foro tho earning
from audi main could pomlhly
Juitlfy thu et"ndUures. Undoubt
edly, the t'nterprlmt of the former
ounom, In providing good water,
light nnd N)wor service o early In
tho hUtory of tho town, haa been nn
Important factor In the development
of tli n town.
"I'ndoubtedly, nlao, tho policy of
tho owner of tho property now nnd
In tho futuro will tinvo an Important
Influence on thu further growth and
welfare of llend. I can definitely
nnnotinro It to bo tho policy or tho
jireacnt ownera to oxtoud tho water
tualna nnd thu electrla tight nnd
juwer llnea Into new nro of tho
city rapidly na rennonnbto demand
for service arlne. Wo have already
iliinii n good deal in thla direction
since taking over the plant, na you
know. Thla, na you nro w awnrc.
will often nweiultnlo the building of
n wntur main or n polo lino In antici
pation of tho demand, and boforn
that part of.tho property can bocomo
n paving propoilllon. Thl policy of
building for tho futuro la, I liellevo,
one that will aerve the beat Intereata,
not only of tho company, but of tho
community na n whole, tho Intereata
of both bolnR parallol In thla reepect.
On tho other hand, It would undoubt.
(!! bo poaatblo, by adopting a nar
row gauged policy, for tho company
io alve ervlce exclualvely to tho well
developed are of th town and let-
tins thoae on tho outikirtt wan.
"In nuking the last itatementa
I am not attempting to Juatlfy tho
vroaent water rate. Neither will I
criticise them until I hate mad a
thorough Investigation. It la certainly
truo that the company at present It
rnlng no eiorbllant returna on Ita
Investment. Howover, the question
of estshllthlng new ratea ahould bo
decided only after a careful Investi
gation of tho subject from nil Ita
Vhaaoa, and that Investigation, -1
liromlao you. will bo mndo In a very
Deed nnd Other Instrument Filed
With County Clerk nt l'rlnevlllo.
Tho llond Co. to lloutl 1'nrk Co.,
It 1, blk 13, Contor Add., llend.
I.ytlo Townalto Co. to I. II. Iloyn-
iilda, coinmencliiK nt no corner aoc.
32-17-12, aouth 130B w 87B foot, to
point of boBlnnliiK, thotico W f.O ft.
N 100 ft, B 60 ft, H 100 It. tquu
1. II. Iloynolda to Vnlorynno An
urnloff, anmo tract na lnt doacrlbod,
Chnrloa U, Wlmor to Millard Trip
lott. 30.7B ncrca In bwV4oU, eo 32-10-11,
bwHbwU, aoo 33, nnd aaVi
aoVi, oc. 32-16-11,
CIcorHO W. Wlmer to Millard Trip
lott, wator rluht for domoatlo uao In
W. V, McNnuRht to Corn 11, Smith,
i 7 and 8, blk 16, Doachutea Add.,
ChnrUB M. O'Neill to Mary K.
Knotto. tract beglnnlnR 200 ft Wiil
38 ft B-of N Oornsr of neo. 32-17-12,
thonoe 40 ft.'W 200 ft, N 0 tU
M 200 ft.
Arthur Klntc to IllolinrdlClnn, tho
oUboV wHo'i, hoc 31-11-11.
Itlclurd King to J. A. KnatoM, trui-
too, annio na Inat nbovo deacrlbcd.
Dnvld Hill to (). O. Ilmiklo, truatoo,
80 iinnm In oVinwHt wV4noV4 "0
Jniuea T, Oummlll to llobort M,
nidur, It 4 or 2-18-12, 38.60 ncrua,
Tho llond Co. to l J. Wllkoy, It
11, blk 11, llond.
John M, McKluney to J. O. McKln-
noy, hnlf Intoroat In lot 4, blk 2, of
COUNTY INSANE CARED FOR
Plftren (Vntrrtl OrrffonlaiiN llccoinn
Htitto tlinrKea nt rmillelon.
County JudBo rocolvod on Jnnunry
20th, tho followliiB Hat of namea of
pntlunta admitted from thla county,
which wore trniiaferrod from tho
naylum at Bnlem Io thu Kaatorn Oro
Hon Htnto lloapltnl nt ruudloton,
Krnml Krntnr. William A. Jctlka.
Oliver Cotinot, AtiRuat llredo, llorman
Audnraoii, Harnb Morrla, Mm. Jonu
I'oater, Mnrtha II. Coaler, Corn lieu,
tuiiii it. VMiiiloriMinl. Ilruco Itnr.
Jeaao I,. I'ouah. Albert rondolph, Al
bert Now, W. II. McDonald.
Aruotil Irrluntlon t'onumnlra Made
(Imiil I'ntKrOim DurltiK enr.
Durlne Jnnunry tho annual moot-
liiK or tho Arnold Irrluntlon Com
pany aubildlarlci, tho I'luo Forest
Irrigation Company nnd tho North
Irrigation Company, wcro held nnd
tho offlcera of tho Arnold company
wore elected. Tho dlrectora and of
flcera of thcao compnnlca nro an fol
Iowa; Arnnl.t Dlrortora: 1M Ilroater-
t ... I, ,I.K...l.t tllM Ulti.
noua, . r. jiiinuiimi v-ii... ...,
chon. Oleiiil II. Black, U. I). Wlcst.
ortlcera: Mr. Ilrostcrhoua, president;
Mr. McNaURht, vlco prosldenli Mr.
Wleat, eecrotary and treasurer.
1'lno I'ort'st Directors: N. (1. Do
Vrlna. Itrnnst Onrrett: W. I". Mo-
NaURht, C I), llowo, (llonn II. Black.
Ortlcera: Mr. MoNniiRht. president;
Mr. tlnrrell. vlco presldont; Mr.
Black, secretary; Mr. Howe, troaaur
r. North Directors: IM llroster
houa.. II. C. Kill, I'rcd llunnell. J.
N Hunter, I.. I). Wleat. omcurs:
Mr, Hunter, pronldent; Mr. llunnell,
vlco prealdent; Mr. Wlcst, aocrotnry
Tlwt miriitiarlne fontliro of nil tllO
rnmpnnle. tho ottlror state, Is their
financial Improvoincnt during iss.
tturinv ihn vixir thu uialittenanco aa-
aessment by tho Arnold company waa
"ft r.ni, nn nrro anil of the I'ltlO For
est graded from 16 to 16 centa, whlln
tho North company iiiaau no assess
ment. Tho maximum maintenance
coat on tho system for 1012 waa 66
cent an ncro nnd tho minimum wna
20 conta nn ncro. In connoctlon with
this, tho 20 centa of tho Arnold com-
pnny wna assessed to meet tho main
tenance cost for 1911 nnd 1912.
"Thu nroinnt Hnsnclal condition or
tho North company," until Hocretnry
Wlest, "la such that tho Interest In
come from outstanding accounts Is
umclent to meot all interest una
maintenance nssessmentn for 1013.
If tho financial condition on the Ar
nold system continue to Improve on
tho aanio ratio na In 1918, "It will
bo only n fow yonni until tho tnalnto
nnnco will bo similarly provldod."
nvln tn n ilmn nf bottom Of tho
Arnold canal near tho Doschutes river
It Is tho Intention or tho Arnold oiuc
lls to construct 1000 llnoal teet or
flumo In tho spring, nnd on this ac
count tho maintenance nssoasmont
for thla yoar will bo 30 centa nn ncro.
5 TO 7 P. M.
complete in nil
50c Per Plate
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Northwest Townsitc Company's Publication Is an
Attractive Advertisement of the North
west, Containing Many Illustrations
"InvcNtmonl by 1'roxy In tho Land
or I'rumlso" Is thu title or nn extra
ordinarily nttrnctlvo advertising work
n work or art Just Issued by the
Northwest Townalto Company or
Philadelphia, ownor or property In
llond and other Northw.cntern towns,
Thu foldor Is nn elaborately printed
publication containing an Interesting
text mid many beautiful Illustrations
concerning tho Northwost In gonornl
nnd tho chosen town In particular.
Knch town has devoted to It a care
fully prepared Insert, with descriptive-
text nnd Illustrations.
Homo extrncts frfllu tho publica
tion, which, It I fnlr to say, counts
In attractiveness anything yet pro
duced for publicity purposes, nro ai
"A little over n year ago, October
6, 1911, llond was hosten to a ru
mnrknblo gathering of men who loom
largo In thu great business enterpris
es or tho United fltntes. Tho occa
sion waa tho completion of tho ex
tension or tho Oregon Trunk lino to
llond. Thu greatest personage there
wan Jnrnes J. Hill, "Kmplro llulldor,"
ex-presldont or tho Orent Northern,
prophet nnd pioneer railroad builder
in the Northwest, Ho drovo n golden
splko, the last spike, that completed
tho railway construction.
"And than thoy touched off tho or
atory, nnd tho things promised for
tho future of llend woro agood and
so great that oven If the city took a
scorn of year t,v rcnllKj them. It
would break nil record for growth.
"Hut this oratory was not flamboy
ant bombast or mere Idlo phrase
spoken to tlckto tho oar of tho Uttlo
crowd of sorlous-faccd man who wero
present. The futuro foretold thon
was tho prophecy of n rich country
na seen by ft. man who had Just spent
In tho neighborhood of 112,000,000
to reach llond (ind tho country be
yond with a modern railroad connec
tion from tho through continental
lino to tho north.
"IM us look around llond for n
moment Hero wo will seo tho con
ditions, tho facts, that mnko a city a
necessity whom llend stands today,
facta that nro the basis of Jim H'll'
wonderful prophecy for theso hun
dreds of thoustnnda of fertile ncro.
"Central Oregon I one of tho rich,
est region In tho United Btatcs. It
Is rich lu soil, rich tn climate, rich in
tlmltcr, rich liPwnicr power possl
blltles. Thcio rlclm. for tho most
part, hnvo been lying dormant. locked
away Irom tho hungry world of com-
morco by Impassatilo mountain bar
rier nnd yawning chasm.
"Here nro 600,000 acres or splen
did cerenl and grating lands Ideal for
"Hero arv 216,000 ncrcs or tho
richest volcanic nsh soil In the West,
capable, under Irrigation, or raising
all tho products of tho tompcrsto
"Hero aro twenty billion feet of
yellow plno. Hero Is enough water
nnd power to Irrlgato tho 315,000
acres, mill tho lumber, reduce the
wheat, run hundreds or fnctorlos and
glva light nnd power to twenty town.
"Thoro wna ono possible way of
building n railroad Into thla trona
uro chamber and tho Hills developed
It. It was Itko a funnel, with tho
town of- Hand nt tho opening of- tho
mouth, of It.
"llend wna tho objectlvo of tho
railroad, and when thla waa com
pleted It took only half nn eye to aoo
that tho commerce or thla groat nroa
must drain In nnd out through llend.
There I no other way.
"Some town nro successful for ono
reason, aomo for onothor; ono will
becorao popular because or It cli
mate, another because or Ita attrac
tive aconlc location; another because
of Ita manufacturing facllltUa; an
other because It la located In a thriv
ing agricultural district; another b-
causo mineral deposits havo been dis
covered; another Brows up from a
lumber camp, or a sawmill will bo tho
seed from which a town will grow.
Karely, indeed, doe any on town
ever posse all of theso feature and
factor. llend I ono of the (aw.
nml has them all.
""AlrcAHJItho robut young cltyMTaji
a fine wator ytom, an efficient light
ing ystem. tho powor for which 1
rurnlahod by a 1700 II. I plant
Nothing spunks with greater omphs-
sis or the future or Mend a growth
than tho fact that thoy had tan bids
for nn tsauo or $60,000 worth or
bonds for tho purpose- of putting In
a soworflKo system In tho city, and
thoso bond sold nt n premium, nbovo
"llend boasts two substantial
Imnka, with doposlto on October 39,
1918, or approximately 3300,000, n
growth or 33 1-3 per cont In ono
"Tho big timber nnd lumlvorlng
men Interested In tho llond Cominuy,
nftor tho nnnunl meeting ot that or
Kftnlsntlon, stated In no uncurtain
inannor tlmt Uond I soon to have nt
toast ono and almost certainly two
large lumber mills, and that, lu all
probability, within eighteen months,
with a cnpnolty of 80,000,000 tout
aWuoJjy. Can you picture eighty
million feot or luinhor? It would"
tnnko a single plank ono root wide,
ono Inch thick nnd 15,160 mile long,
Touching from New York to Beattlo,
Now York: to Now Orleans, New York
to San Francisco, Now York to El
Paso, Tex.; Now York to Tampa,
Fla,; Now York to Salt Uko City aad
Now York to Duluth.
"In npcaklng or thu now in Ill's ef
fect upon imputation, J. I'. Koyes,
who han done much of tho mill con
struction work for tho ltrooks com
panies for many years, did not hcsl
tato to stato that tho 'establishment
of oven ono of tho mills will practi
cally double tho population of tho
town, whltu the two mill, with a
doublo psy roll or over 1000 men,
would mean an Increase or llend'
population or. between 3000 nnd
4600 people, considering only tho
workers and their dopendent.
" 'Why, back nt Scunlon, In Minne
sota,' said Mr. Keyes, 'our mill cre
ated n town or 2600 people, and at
that wo wcro hut two and a halt
mile rrom a town or ovor 0000 In
habitant. And thoro was Uttlo be
sldcs tho mill In Scnnlon.'"
X rOft THE QOOD ROADS X
The attempt to Improve publlo
roads undtr the old system of
Iocs) supervision, small appro
pristlons and taxes worked out
undsr petty political control
vraeiee a large part of tho money
Qood roads clubs should b or-
o"ld In wry township In th T
T' Unted States 'and constitute X
themeeiveo a a -inom in me
fleehM of the road authorities
wherever bad piece of rod ex
lit until It Is repsired.
Ve can build Just as well as
they do in Europe, but they
have good roods only because they
maintsln them, and we havo so
msny bad roads because as eoon
ss we build a road we forget it
until we bump into the hole
that come In It Better Road.
HI-H-HHH 1 1 II l-H-H-H-H-r
GOOD ROADS ARE
SURE TO HELP TRADE.
Will Inereass Population and Build Up
To no one more than the business
man Im tho qUMliod of good road a
vital Imuo. Tb- spreading nf th due
triuo of iiikxI runibt will menu a ln,f
f Sewing Machine
Bend Water-Light '& Power Compny
fncrenso In the roltttn ot baalnesa,
will lend to groat leap In th develop
ment of thl already rich country and
will rnako money for arery moo In
mercantile line. While directly tho
building of good road will boDodt the
frnmor nnd stock raiser orbap
more than any ono else nnd will ralso
tho value of overy fnrrn reached by
good rnad. still tho business men
rdme In a closo second.
(Jood roods will Increaso the produc
tivity of tho land becanso it will give
tho farmer n better outlet for their
mnrketnblo stuff and will lead to such
on Inerefum In population than there
will be mora worker per square mile
than tbero nro nnder the old road
systnn. flood road wilt open for set
tlement and cultivation land now ly
ing out of the radlu of profluible
farming. It will put mor square
mile of territory within trade dts-tam-o
of ywtr town.
Tho bnslnen men of nny town are
Intereeted In bringing t that town
trade from greater dlstnwe than U
easily covered on our prweut road.
It Increnne th rnlom of bnMni,
and every man In buslnetui In the com
munity receive hi haro of the In
fit. Tho farmer la nblo to haul hi
grain and pmdiir to market at I"
cost nnd make a greater profit r
year from hi lalwr. Thl itddltlonnl
proDt I represented by tho additional
amount of cash he hn to spend with
Ibo homo dealer. When tho farm nro
made to pay larger dlvldenda moro
settlers will come to your neighbor
hood, and nil of tbem will bnvo to
spend money with yon and yonr fel
low bufllncx men. Ro. directly and
Indirectly, the boslncf men ar beno
fltod by tb building of good road.
50c - on
In order to make room for a big stock of NEW
DRY GOODS. I am selling all my SHOES,
HATS and GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHINGS at
HALF PRICE. I am also putting in a full stock
of Staple and Fancy Groceries and Kitchenware.
It will mean money to you to trade here.
The Same Old Reliable ,
E. A. SATHER
WILL SEW 100 YARDS OF
CLOTH FOR ONE CENT
The outfit is the essence of simplicity
and durability may be attached in a
few moments can be run by a child.
Ends the drudgery of foot pedalling.
Turn the switch guide your work
J SCHOOL NOTES
Friday afternoon Kor. K, 0. Judd
gave an Interesting talk on his trip
to Arabia. Tho seventh And eighth
grades catno Into tho High School
room In order that tboy might hoar
Maydow Trlplctt left Bchool Friday
and went out on her father' ranch
at Tumato. She wna a member of
tho sophomore class.
School for a portion of tho primary
grades opened In Lara' hall Monday
morning. Mrs. Lucy Hick of Harnp
ton Is tho now teacher.
of A. Anderson
you nre invited
to exnmino nnd
select your spring
suits from my
which havo ar
rived. ...Shop 3
doors West of
1st Nat'J Bank.
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