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THE BEND BULLETIN,,
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1II3ND, OHKOO.V, WHDNIWDAY AFTKHNOO.V, VKMlVAUY II, ID 1.
Governor Discusses Cnrcy Act Results In Oregon
and Outlines Mis Plan to Settle C. 0. I. DIM-
cultles--Thc Company's Offer to Land Board
Tim North Canal ilani of tlm Central Oregon Irrigation Company, built
In (tin IKdolmtoH rlvor a mllo below lletid, wiih completed In ttto fall of 1912,
and Hid cmunl loading from It concrete, lined for n mllo. Hlnno Hint tlmo no
further work lnm been ilonu on this portion of tliu system, thu company
being without fnnilH to complete tliu work.
In December, 1913, Fred H. Htnnloy, presldont of (ho company, ad
dressed k loiter lo tho Desert I -a ml Hoard offering to turn over to tho statu
for completion tlm North Canal unit In return for reimbursement for tho
nmounlH spoilt on It.
Tho proportion aroused tlm Immcdlnto lulnrciit of Governor West,
who called numllng In Hand nnd llnilmonil on January 17 to prnpoan n
plan by which tho offer might Iki availed of, and nt Minna tnootlnRn rocolvod
(ho npirovnl of nil Interested.
Governor Went him outlined tho Carey net Rltuntlon In Or niton In tho
folio lug article written especially for Tho llullntln anil described minw
)iU plan, whllo til n salient features of tho coinpany'ii offer aro shown In tho
oxtrncta from Mr. Htanloy's letter printed bolow.
ri.N phopohhd to n.VANcn
IRRIGATION WORK HTATHD
lly Governor Oswald VI,
In 1804 Congress passed what la
known fi tho Carey act, which grant
ed ono million ncroa of unapproprla
toil government Innda to each state In
tho arid region, on condition that tho
ntntcn would provide, for Ita roclama
Hon, and selljt In arnnll tracta to no
Tho tnaana of reclamation adopted
by several states wna tat of ontorlng
Into contracts, with private corpora
tloim. Whnnj'a project la discover
mI by somo promoter, n rinjui-xt la
usually mado by him for tho with
drnwal of tho landn. Later contracta
Hfo entered Into between tho atatw,
the federal government and the eom
tuiny offorliiK 1 reel a I in tho land.
In order that tho company may im re
imbursed for tho Mint of reclaiming
t.i land. It la imrmltted to noil wa
ter rights at n price fixed by tho atato.
Oregon' l(H'l-ltiirr llll Curry Act.
The Carey act waa aad by din
grwui In 1 K9 1 It waa arrild by
hn aii of (fur legislature In 1901. The
first withdrawal waa made In April,
1902 Hlnre (hat llnie. or durliiK h
Krlod of 14 yoani, temporary and
permanent wlthdrawala aggravating
7 10.000 acre have been made And
while thoro aro 9KR.000 acre still
MlandlnR withdrawn, but two amnll
concerns (Hrownoll Desert Heclamn
Hon Association and tho Deschutes
Reclamation and IrrlRatlou Com
imnv) invo fully completed their pro
jects. Tho total acrcaRii Involved In
tho two completed project la but
1520 acroi. Whllo, aa haa bean
nhown, hundreds of thouaanda nf
noma nro withdrawn frpjp orrtry for
iho puriioo of reclamation under tho
Citrpy act, practically all work la at a
ulandstlll and llttlo or nothing la bo
Ing dona toward tho ultimata rocln
inatlon of tho landa.
How rthnll the I .and le Reclaimed?
Three nvenura only appear In I o
open for tho reclamation -if tho Ca
rey net landa In tho titlo
rimt Through prlvato corpora
tions fjerond-- ThrmiRh the atato.
Third- -IhiotiRh tht ftfdotnl hov
vrnment. Kxierlnso haa ahown that aa a
rule reclamation through i?trt eor
IMiratlona la n diurnal failure, and
Hiiili method ahnuld lo nbanduned.
It haa been demonatrntod ihroiiRh
the experience of tho Mate In re-i-lalmlnK
tho Innda mk-m ovor from
tho defunct Columbia 8iulhrn Irrl
nation Company Hint tho atnt can
do far better work lntoM tlmo and at
lew rout to tho nettlir. Him can t
lirlvnto corporation. If tho atnto onn
Mticcoiiafully oonatruct thcau IrrlRn
Hon projeota, thoro la no reanon jvhy
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1& Deschutes Banking (8b Trust
. south of Rcnn
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OlTKIt .MAIIH MNP IM)Alliy
IIV lltllKMTION CX)MI'ANV
My T. H. Htanley.
(I'lTtldcnt C. O, I. Co,)
Wo offer to turn ovor to tho t'nltod
Htatna or tho atato of OroRon, or
hoth,iart of our projoct, tomu ?4,
000 IrrlRnblo acrca, known aa Iho
North Canal yatem, which will coat
only about 124 per ncro to reclaim
and wliloh can bo clnnnlv out away
from tho balance of our (audi now
IioIiik watered by our Central Oregon
and Pilot lluttn oanala.
Aa you know, wo hum built n
roncroto dnm, arch typo, M feet high,
In tho Ooichutea river, uuo mile
north of tho city of lleml. anil nboiil
on mid nno-half mllr of mi0 .iblc
KMMind foot enpaelt' r.uial r-tttiMis
toward iho waat. ror M.o piitpci- cf
1 reehdnilHK tho Jt.oni arrei lue
' iiihiiHoiiinI. and nbxi I.) Iilthjhi tbo
Mow In our I'llot Unite mul (Vntral
Dreaon cHtiale. The North Caail la
i ;HrlUltr eoncrwto llnml. a in. we will
complete tho llnliiR aa far ai the In-
tenioctloii with tho I'llot lull chiibI,
I a dlntance of aliout one and one-hnlf
Wo hnvo built tho niit.o and tho
Drat one an I ono-half nilloi of miul
(when llnliiK la compluteJl to ta.-ry
111 cubto accond feet of water for
our Central Oregon onnal, and 307
for our I'llot llutto canal; nlao RTD
cubic accond foot to IrrlRntn tho 31.
000 acre under the North Cannl
Wo will rollnqtilih our' contract
to tho Norrtt Canal landa and turn
over tho North cnnnl and daw, tho
deliveries mentioned nbovo to be pro
vided for In tho conatructlon of the
extension of the ayatem, for tho auin
or $300,000. Thla la lcaa ttyin our
coat of thla part of tho project, and
wo make thla offer for tho purpose of
securliiK sufficient fund to pay our
IndobtoduoM on thla work and to.
compute tno worn unuor our central
Oregon nnd I'llot llutto cnnala, ao
that wo may turn thum over to tho
sottlera: mid further to secure under
tho auspice of tho atato or t'nlt
od State, a more rapid settlement
of the landa than wo could accom
plish. Tho coat of completion, In accord
ance with tho separate reports, of Kn
Rlneera C. M. Ilndflold nnd O. Ianr
Riinrd, is approximately $450,000. Wo
bellovo these estimate to ho Conser
atlvo. but should thu coat of com
pletion ho $1100,000, tho total coil
would not oxceod $800,000, Inolud
InK tho amount paid ua for more
than thrco-elKhta of the work which
we hnvo completed. Tho reclamation
of 34,000 ncroa would thua coat losi
than $24 an a ore,
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NOUTII CAfAI lAM WHICH COMl'ANV AHKH STATU TO TA7K OVI
"NOT GUILH" IS VERDICT
IH BILLIARD-HALL CASES
Action HmURlit I'ndor IHrrctlon of
ltw and Order li(tiie Fall lUjr
Crowd Attend IVotli Trials.
"Not guilty" wai the verdict In
both caaea brought under tho dlroc
Hon or Uie Law and Order Iuruo
aRalnat tho proprietor of local pool
hall. That against Dennis Carmody
waa heard Irlday, lastliiR all day.
before a Jury In Justlca Kaato
court, and that nunlnsl Joo Innes, J.
D. Davidson and Ralph llnrtlctt or
tho Metropolitan, an Monday and
Tuesday, this hearliiK lasting for
These cases attracted tnoro atten
tion than any In n Justice's court In
lend In a Ioiik time, tho court room
IioIiik erowdml throURhuiit onch hear
Ink. Tho audience Included a Rood
sprinkling or women.
The dernse In ch case domand
od a Jury trial and It required much
time to Kot six men to all who ware
HrcMptuhle to both allien. In the Car
iHody ease the Jurors were J. 1'. John
son, Arthur Proctor. K. M Thoiiip
aou, Kloyd Dement. Hnbert II. (lould
and N. I'. mlth. In the other, those
choaon were Klmer and C. I. Xla
woilRor, Klmer Ward. Claude lirown,
Kd llroiterhnus and It. II. Deyar
mond. Attomeya ror the proiocutlun
wore C, B, llvnson nnd Hosa I'arnlinm
nnd for tho defendants, Vernon A.
Forbes and II, II. Do Armond.
Mllra, Canals and Laterals
Miles main canals (annrox)
Acreage auscoptibio or Irrl.
Acreage rccl'mod (certified)
Acrca go sold ,.
Total contracts sold
Contracts In force (approx)
4 Number of deeds Isaued...
Number of people oh Irrl
I gatod land (approx) . . . .
lAorosga In cultivation 191
Amount Principal price or contracts
f (approx) $1,060,000.00
Acroogo under North Canal k
Lauds sold In Pilot' llutto Segregation but under North Canal
Hods, Wood Jiod Ktecl
Pnmpa and Pump Honda
Cylinders, Hrnsa ami Iron
Working; HorrcLi, I-nrgo and Small
Htrnlnen ojid Hand Points
A Complete titotk
WCT US (JIVK YOU FIOUIIKS ON
VOUlt WtilJi HUPPLIKS
MEETING LAST EVENING;
Hend Commerlcal Club Will Send
Five lleprwientAtlvea to IrrlRation
ConRTt United Action Vrpd.
At n spirited mcotlnr; hold last
ovenlnR In tho now Deschutes bank
bulldliiK the different propositions
lo coma before the IrrlRation Con
Kress on Friday and Saturday were
dlscuasod and delcRatca elected to
represent the Commercial Club at
tho conRrcsa. Representatives of tho
Water Usora' .Association were prca
cnt nnd a number from lildlaw who
cairio up with Mr. I.aurRaard, who
waa lea v I it k on the evening train.
All the speeches Indicated tho
feellDR that haa' slowly grown in tho
community that tho conRress furn
ished an Immediate opportunity of
action on behalf of tho C. O. I. Co.
settlers. The plan proposed by Gov
ernor West waa attain Indorsed aa
belnR the best Immediate solution or
the dinteulty and at the same time
It waa urged that the proKMed
amendment to the constitution
should be given strong backing. I
The delegate aelocted follow: '
V. A. Forbes, C. S. Hudson. Robert
It. Oould, K. M. Urn and Clyde M.
McKay, An alternates wore chosen i
It. W. Bkiwo. J. I'. Keyes. It. M.
Hmlth. J. A. Kaste and Harney O
Donnell. II. C. Kills and Mesara. j
Forlies nnd Oould wore appointed n
proxy committee to see to It that all
HTATIfjTICH CKNTHAL ORKGON 1HHIGATIO.V
l-'uniMicd by Docrt IjiikI Itonnl.
Oregon Canal Sy.
Pilot llutto Canal
1n torco tog'uUiur with one-fourth
for Deep nnd
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- .lt. AXH Cfmi'LKTK THH HVHTB.M.
tho associations entitled to repre
sentation from this soctlon aro repre
sented. At tho closo or tho meeting Mr.
Oould read a letUir and telegram
rrom Governor West urging united
action at the congresa and report
ing a convention proposed by Secre
tary Lano to consider the plan or
co-operation ror tho completion or
all unfinished Carey act project.
IHO DF.r.KGATIOX IH GOINO
FROM DF-KCHLTKfl VAMJiV
Tho largest delegation rrom tho
Detchutf Valley, perhaps, that
has ever attended any meeting held
elsewhere will be at the Oregon
Irrigation Congresa In I'orUnnd on
Friday and Saturday, when the re
clamation or lands In this part or tho
state will bo discussed. Tho rail
roads nro giving reduced rates, and
tonight there will bo a special car
attached to tho OroRon Trunk tra'n
to handle tho delegates. The com
plete list so far aa Tho Bulletin haa
been able to get Information Is as
Rend Commercial Club C H
Hudson, Robert II. Oould V A
Forboa, K. M. Lara. C. M. McKay
C. O. I. Co. Water Users' AssorJn
Hon L. K. Smith, J. W. Drawer, P
H. Doneer, A. O. Walker and K. A
Redmond Commercial Club
S. Rodman, J. W. llrewer. J. It. Rol
orta. J. W. Howard, William O
I'rinovlllo Commercial Club D.
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principal prlca of cancelled
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JSi'''iXi'Mffii' vLffi? iXij'
Ihe First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND.OR.EGON
U. C. COE, President E. A. SATHER, Vice- President
C. S. HUDSON, Cashier
Capital fully paid - 25,000
The new Gurrency Bill is now a law
Panics are a thing of the past.
Additional security and safety has been
added to the banks of the u. S., and
therefore to the people.
This is the greatest piece of construc
tive legislation passed in fifty years.
We cannot put its many provisions in
writing for laok of space, but will be
pleased to tell ypu personally of the many
admirable features of this bill, which are
for your further safety and welfare. Gall
and talk to us about it.
- ; - i't,
TSk FIRST NATIONAL 1ANK OF BENb
U. C Cog E. A. Sathkb ,C. SHcdson
O. M. PATTEKSO.S II,' C; Et.tii3
FIRST REPORT ON
COVERS ALL DETAILS
Document Submitted to Desert IjidJ
Hoard TtKlay Coven" 03 Typowrrlt-
Un I'iiKe ItcsulU Accomplbdf
1 to Unto Aro Set Fortb.
Salem, Feb. 10. Plans and
estimates for tho Tumftlo ProJ-
cct dam amounting to $167,- -
526 woro approved by the Dea-
ert Land Board at a meeting---
The tint annnual report of th
Tumalo Projoct, mado by Olar Laur
gaard as project engineer, was filed
with the Desert Land Hoard at lta
Cldef Knglnecr, Tumalo Project
meeting today. If Is a document of
63 typewritten pages and covers la
dctnl not OtUy. tho activities on tbo
project during 1913 bUt'nlso Its past
history, showing the .events that led
up to the stato's rinally.tsklng over
the "project for completion, and offer
ing suggestions for future work by
the state In the reclamation field.
Tho report shows that a- total of
$170,507.38 bed been expended on
tho project up to January 1, 1914.
According to the ronort.. the first
attempt to reclaim the lands now In
cluded In the project was made by tho
Three Sisters Irrigation Company,
which during Its tlmo of activity in
1904-06 executed contracta covering
17,929 acres. Lato In 1905 a short
age or water developed and the com
pany conveyed lta rights to tho Col
umbia Southern Irrigation Co., which
in turn convoyed to the Columbia
Southern Irrigating Co. This com
pany soon fell Into difficulties-. and
after various attempts at reorganisa
tion and to get other parties Interest
ed all the rights in connection with
tho project wero conveyed on Decom
bor 15. 1911, to tho Stato of Oregon.
At that time the Desert Land
Hoard lacked tbo necessary authority
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