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WWII, OltF.flON, WKD.VKHDAY AITKItNOO.Y, JANlAItV JJI, 1015.
SAGE OF INTEREST
Urge lio Policy nf HnreKuimtliiK tlm
night or Ota Mnu on tlio Iiml .
Ilerrfmtiipiiil Appropriation to
Ouulwt Hnbhlt Vmt In HUtto.
BALKM, Jnn. 12. lit Clovarnor
Wlthycnmha'a ninesago delivered Iioro
m today, the following paragraph am
'ofvpcclnl Intercut to Control Oregon.
Irrigation la n matter of vital
Importance to largo aroaa of Oregon.
, Tio extent of It nonencUkpoaalblU
Itfns Ih hardly beginning ta bo ren
Hand, whllo nt tho rnitno tlmo It
problems urn becoming bolter under
stood. With tlm experlonco of tho
past to draw upon, nnd by fallowing
n' policy of cnroful development with
wtrlct saroguardlng of tho rlgbta or
tho man on Uio land until recently
ttonsldored too llttlo thnro In ovory
t reason to hopo for tho oatbllahment
off an Irrigation situation rqanonnlily
, -MntiMfnrtory to settlor nnd Invoatar.
"Under tho supervision of tho Des
oft Land Hoard, Oregon has Juat
amplutod, with ooiipldcrabln credit,
tho It t Irrigation project over built
y n Hmto. It In now for you to pro
' vide lobulation governing tho nintn
tnnnnrn of Hint project. I earnestly
liipn thnt tho rule dovlel will In
aBro hualness methods, anil In inn It
seem iliwlrnblo that o far aa leas I
liinl oloiiiont. nnd In domnndod In
JiiHtlcti to lliu couiiiuinlty nt largo."
IIIOII MOUTH IN FII1HT
mWHAUii OK OUCOON'H
m.w ciiihi-' ...kkcutivi:
To prnvo worthy of tho oonfldoncoa
rojtosou in inn la my nolo deatro.
Lot tho record or thin Honnlon bo
ono of forwnrcHoohliiK legislation.
A short, nana aunalon, with n row
good lawn, nt thla tlmo liinnltoly pror
arable to n lengthy assembly, roploto
with ilrnatlo change nnd hurdonod
with many onnctmonla caroloasly do
Tho principle upon which wo
ahoiild net when Slnto monny la con
corAod li tho anmo na If thnt ntonoy
worn our own; wo ahoiild Insist upon
receiving ono hundred ccnta of vnluo
ror ovory dollar expended.
I doom It wlito to express tho opin
ion thnt OrnKon'a legislation In the
futtiro ahoiild ho guided by tho gen
oral rulo that centrallxntlon la do
Mlralilo In tho ndmlulatrntloii or Htnto
It becomes your duty to nrovldn
laws thnt will effectively prohibit tho
into nnd barter or Intoxlcnnta. Thcso
nnnctnienU inuot neither bo ao dras
tlo as to bo non-enforceable, nor no
lax m to ho Ineffective.
Therefore you nro enrncally urg
ed to provide tho Oovornor with
tho moana or proporly onforclng tho
It la Ronorally concedod thnt ngrl
culture la our bmlc Induntry nnd If
wo nro to realize a truly Greater Ore
gon wo mutt lay tho foundation by
moan or conitmctlvo legislation ror
tho agricultural dovolopmont.
WITHYCOMBE IS NOW GOVERNOR
New Executive Inaugurated Yesterday With. Simple
and Impressive Ceremonies- Ambition is Sat
isfied and Now Wishes Only to Make Good
SHEVLIN5 OUT INTEREST IN
DESCHUTES LUMBER GO.
Transaction of Coiwlriornblo Intercut
Locally la IIchi1mI cIommI In Min
neapolis XVnn (VuImmI Itrcontly
Ono or tho biggest timber doala
ever known In thla acctlon hna Juat
boon clo-ed in Mlnneapolla, nreord
Ins to mpiiBRoa rocclvod hero ye-tor-ony.
Ily It holdtnga or the Deaohutoa
a Ihlo tho affair or tlm project bo left '.umber Company nro trnnnforrud to
n Kroup o( cupimuiia iinuoratooii to
BAI.UM, Jan. 12. Jnmo Withy
combo, or (JorvnlllK, waa thla uftor
noon InaiiRiiratod Oovornor or Ore
Kon. Tho oorumonloi nttendlnK hla
olllolal occupation or tho Uovoruotfa
eimir wore almpie nnd Impreanlvo.
"To becoiiio Oovornor Ima boon my
nmbtllun; thnt atiibltlon la now grat-
inou, ii nil I am natunad. My only
dcalro la to do Juatlco to tho honor
tho puoplo of tho Htnto bavo confer
red uikiii mo, nnd to kIvo r Juat and
In Approximately thono worda Gov
ornor wiiuycoiuim morn tnnn unco.
uuiiuirij ma poniiion; no cntera nia
now offlco with no othor motives than
hla wlah to niako Rood,
In thn aottlera handa rather thnn
linvo them beeomo n minor detail or
omo Rovernmontnl itepartmenL I
litrther auKKoat thn. tho funiU re
ceived by tho Htnto from tho anlo of
, Tomato Intnl. bo aoRreitntcd In n re
volving fund, to bo utllliod nt nomo
mturo tlmo for further Irrigation
, nld, iilidor Htnto auporvlalnn; Intereat
nt nil lime, however, to bo paid tho
fltato ror tho 1150.000 originally nd
"In many or our eaatern countloa,
ngjJLQJillMrnl devalonment la being
, -.gnpualy threatened by n growing
pql or rnbbllM. To thono affected.
(hi la n matter of grcnU linportaiiro
,nd It deaervca aorloua corialdSptttoTi.
IVould recommend that fi amall np-
proprliUlon bo provided ror dnvUIng
, wjyn nnd menna or aolentlflcally com
batting tho rabbit peat.
"Tho fenturo or tho prlaon pollev
ir the pnat which probably hna moat
concerned the gonoral public haa been
tho lendeiioy toward exnggerntcd Ion-
Innev. I ilwilrn nt thla tlmo to ntntii
iimplwitleally thnt It will bo tho pol
bo handed by tho Rhovlltt tlmbor In
Through the tlmbor blopklng whlrh
wna flnlahed trait aprlng tho hnldlnga
or tho company were collected In a
compact body nnd noon It became
known thnt tho Wayorhaeuaora wcro
eonalderlng tho purchaao or tho tlm
her land- Rurveyora ropreaentliiK
ootn partlea apont ninny wcoka in
crulalng tho landa and'oatlmntlng tho W,"""n,!5.1A1- M"0'0- Thw
amount of timber nnd nt one tltnn
ono of tho Woyerhneuaera. rcprcaeitt
Ing thn proapectlvo purcha-era. nnd
tho l'rlnco Urothera of Ht Paul and
Mlnnoapoll8repreacntlng tho owncra,
vlalted Jioro. Although thla deal fin
ally foil through It la underatood
thnt It had more or loan to do with
tho anlo that la now reported In pro
viding ncourato oatlmatca ot tho lim
ber ami In othor wnya.
Tho chief owncra of the Dcarhutea
Lumber Co.. nro tho 8. 8 Johnimn
oatato of 8nn KranclMo. V. M. Prlnee
After tho org&nlzatloma of the
Houao nnd tho Benato had been per
reeled, a joint acaalon wna hold In
tho Houao of Hepreaontntlvoa. Knrly
thla afternoon, with tho Supremo
Court In attendance, nnd tho room
crowded to capacity by tho luomborn
of tho two houaoa, their frlcnda, nnd
n largo nudlenco. Or. Wlthycombo
waa niiminlatereit tho oath ot ofllco
ward looking, nnd rcaommonded Iho
doalrnblllty or a fow carefully con
aidorod law, rnlhor than many nt
nun ii mo.
Ill nllu'dlng to tho fact that ho
would hnvo nt thla nciialon no "pet
mnnaurea," ho allowed It to bo tin
dnratood that tho now admlnlatratlon
would in no wJo attempt to unduly
dictate to tho Logialnturo, while, nt
thotanmo time, It would retain 1ta
prerogative na n balancing power. Ho
urged that Important loglalatlon bo
not tioatnoned until lain fn thn ..
plon, and pointed out tho danger or
thcKOregart tendency toward diurn.
tralltatlon In overnment, recommend.
Ins that hereafter centralization
auouia no tno watchword.
I'Vir Countv Ilronoinr.
With tho exception of the atnto
oducntlonal Inatltutlona, ho expressed
hla disapproval of annual, or contln
utng, npproprlatlona, nnd suggested
that atate rocelpto, Inatead of being
aogrcgated under special funda.
ahould bo placed In a general fund
to snro Intereat charges
Under tho hoad of economy, which
wua a. dominant note or tho message,
tho Governor called attention to tbc
wide field for economy lesrialtttlon in
county admlnlatnUIon, ahowlng that
inreo doiinra of tho taxpayer a iaoney
goea to ino county ror ovory ono
willed la oxpendod by tho Stato. Ho
nlao tnndo allusion to tho posnlblllty
for onomy In tho conduct of tho
Next, ho took up prohibition, dwel
ling on tho Importance ot enacting
pr uiuuion mwa wnicn "rauat neltlior
bo ao drastic na to lie non-enforceable
I nor c lax na to bo InofToctlvo."
na bubrpsiqij i no auvisr.Diiiiy or
referring to tho people a eonsjltu
Monnl amendment which would glvn
Hi's Oovornor owor, ra In Now York,
to romovo delinquent oftlcero. Tho
fenur of thla paragraph 'ndlcntod
thnt U will bo tho Bxecutlvo'a plan
to injuro tho strlrteat enforcement
or tho aatl-ll(uor amendment.
"W'th tho end In vlow or economy
and higher efficiency, tha following
change" wero recommended In atnto
departments; Alioliahmcnt of tho
Stato Tax Commission, nnd transfer
Hctllcra In the Mllllcnn Vnlloy I'lui
Tho homeatondora In tho Mllllcnn
volley met yesterday afternoon at I'.
II. Johnson'a store to form a commer
cial nnd development organization
tor tho promotion or tho Intoreata of
tho vailoy. Temporary organization
wan perfected yeatordny. On Janu
ary 23, in tho afternoon, a meeting
to complete the organization will bo
held nt the Hastoland ranch.
At yesterday' meeting V. IJ. John-
son waa appointed temporary chair
man and two committees wcro select
ed to consult with tho Ilend Commer
cial Club on the aublect of roads nnd
dry land farming aa follows: roads,
Vornon Clevengor. Lloyd Owen nnd
Wm. Spencer and dry farm. I. H-
Johnaon, A. D. Horton and Gcorgo
BEND GETS PLACE ON
COUNTY COURT -
TUX HOLLS EXTENDED
ley of tho Oovornor henceforth to , of Minneapolis, nnd George II. Prlnee
entertain nil duo rftapect for Judicial
decisions, nnd whern liiilcn nml liirv
I nave iwweii upon n rnso nnd swutoticu
I hna been pronounced, only under tho
mum uxcopuonni eircumstnncca win
I feel warranted In sotting nsldo or
Mnrlounly modifying audi sentence.
t Tho abolishment or tho death penal
ty coupled with n growing disposition
, to regard lightly tho binding nnturo
or Judicial sentences, Instills mo
mo with tho bollof that n morn npnr
lug use of tho pardoning power wl
uavo a aniuiary cuoci upon mo crim-
of Ht Paul. John IB. Ityan of llend
la assoelatod with thorn Mr. Ityan
wont east n low woeka ngo In connec
tion with tho anlo whloh la now re
It Is not known Just what roar
range of ownership la Involved In tho
presont trananctlon beyond the fact
that tho Bhovllna enter tho company.
It la believed, however, that tho
Johnaon Interest la uold and possibly
that of tho Princes. No Information
na to tho pinna of tho now ownors
la yet available
after Governor Wlthycombo road his
In 'ho past, tho outgoing Oovornor
hna road hla fnrowoll message, aa well
na tho now executlvo hla Inaugural
addross, on thla occasion: but today
Oovornor Wcat dlaponaod with thla
privilege, hla mesaago being prosont-
on to tno momuora In printed form.
Stcmwigo Is llrlef.
A featuro of Oovornor Withy
oomuov mcasago wna IU oxtromo
brevity, tho wholo dooumont Includ
log llttlo moro than C.000 words, it
iiaing approximately half tho length
of the sliortnt moaaago ever before
presented. In thla connection. It waa
Ioluted out that tho conclaeneaa of
hla message colucldea with Oovornor
Wlthyoomb'a wish for simplicity and
After thanking tho people of Ore
gon, through their representatives,
ior inoir support at tlio polls, and
acknowledging tho roaponalbllltlea aa
woll aa tho honor conferred upon
mm, iwctor Wltbycombo launched
Into Uio body ot hla mosango, which.
In eaaonro, waa aa follows:
Ho urged that legislation ho for
rlnsltho work to tho Itallroad. Comjl-QLIJJtK JtOAIK
mluton; ono cdmrnTssloncr Inatead ofT Oeorgoo. oung nnd Frank
thrro In tho State Industrial Accldout
Commission nnd placing the work of
tho llurenu of Labor r.nd tho Indus
trial Weiraro Commlaalon In tbo Ac
cident Commission Department, tho
labor commissioner to remain tho
head or hla department: merging tho
duties or tho Stoto Sealer or Weights
nnd Measures with those or tho Stato
Dairy and Food Commiaaionor: tho
consolidation or tho Stato Unlvorslty
and city medical laboratories In
Portland: dispensing with tho Stato
Archltoot nt Salem and giving tho
work ta the State rnlvarally Archi
tectural Department: placing tho of
fice of Stnto Hank Kxamlner under
tho Jurisdiction of tho Stato Treas
urer: merging the offices of Stain I3a-
glnwr nnd Stato Highway Engineer
under tho former, with an unsalaried
lonrd on road matters.
Whllo mentioning "tho need for
reform Is especially apparoot." In tho
Instances cited Governor Wlthycombo
suggested that tho complicated sub
ject demanded further Investigation
nnd that a, commltteo ror such Inves-
ilscMor Foster Probably Firsl
tlio SUto to Finish Work.
County Aaaessor H. A. Foster
coming In ror conalderabio well de
served pralao Juat now for tho man
ner In which ho haa completed tbo
work or extending tho 1814 tax rolls
and getting thorn into tho hands' of
tho county treasurer ror collection.
Lean than three woeka after the datn
flxed for determining tho county levy"
no naa tno dooks in Treasurer Jor
dan's office. It la bolioved that ho
waa tbo first assessor In the state to
complete this work.
Tho total amount of taxable prop
erty la placed at $11,565,637. Taxes
to be collected total $360,254. Of
thin amount the different funds are
General fund $272,167.50
Special acbool 70.271.21
City taxes for nil towns . 19.28S.42
Madras high school .... 2.942.90
Flro patrol 594.74
Detailed figures are printod else
where in this paper.
Commissioner Ilroirn'a Scat Declared.
Vacant on Formation of Jefferson
' County nml Xw Appointment I .
Made Officials Visit Hcnd. .
I1KXD AT 8ALK3L
SALBM, Jan. 11. Bond and Crook
county nro woll represented at tho
Twooty Eighth Legislature. Vornon
A. Forbes aa usual la prominent In
tho Houso of Representatives, Chaa.
Eraklno, in the face or hard compe
tition, won tho raco ror calendar
clerk In tho House, and O. P. Putnam
la In tho Governor's office. W. Lair
Thompson or this district has been
chown president of the Senate, a
conspicuous honor tor a resident of
an east-of-the-mountalns county.
yesterday explored on horseback the
country east of town through which
It is expoctcd to run the now Powell
Ilutto road on which a committee of
the Commercial Club Is now working,
According to Mr. Mav thoyjjiav
round a lino on which aTroad emu bd
built at comparatively llttlo expensa
which will servo tho wholo territory
very satisfactorily. Many of tho far
mers in the neighborhood will help
In tho work.
(Continued on last page.)
I nsciM ' -w- "v.-" 5"Ei
no Account is
too small to,
RECEIVE Our PER
WHEN IN-NEED of
Stoves or. Ranges.
OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH
Th Deschutes State
Doors 6iwWindovs g j
Pumps and 'Pipe,
Engines and Windmills;
Light and Heavy Hardware
Auto Supplies and Sporting'Goods,
or Kitchen Utensils,
CAhh ON " '
JSenb fDauvbware 0.
THE COMPANVTTHAT PUT THE'
' .'sWKAJtt! IN' IIAltDWAlUJf
UM'OLLItTTi: TAKKS CHAIIGH.
Tho first numbor of tho Crook
County Journal under tho editorship
of Guy I.afollotto npperrod on Thura-
day. Mr. Lnfollettc. In an editorial
atatemont, says that In assuming tho
ownership and publication of tho
Journal ho la realizing an ambition
that ho has carried for years that
of the publication of a good country
paper In a good town. Tho prlmo
object of tbo Journal la atatod to bo
"to advocato end stand for tho best
Interests of Prlnevlllo nnd Crook
county and tho Irrigation and do
volopmont ot all parts of Interior
H. J, Overturf of Dend was named
county commissioner by the county
court on Thursday to fill tho unexpir
ed term of Willis W. Brown. Mr,
Overturf qualified and took hla seat
with tho Court on Monday. '
Tho county court met for Ita first
session of tho year In Prlnovillo on.
Blanchard took hla seat at once and
tbo question then arose as to Com
missioner Brown's position on tho
court. As wna expected ho waa ab
sent from tho meeting because. It
was assumed, of tho recont death of
his oon. There was no mesaago from
bis aa to his resignation.
After considering tbo situation It
Is understood that tho court was
advised that on the formation of
Jefferson county Mr. Urown's office
was vacant automatically because of
his residence In the new county and
that a new commissioner ahould n
appointed living In Crook county.
Mr. civerturf's appointment followed
Lon Thursday and he waa requested
10 appear in 1'nnerino on Monday ta
take his scat
Mr. Overturf has lived In Bend
for nearly ten years and has been
connected at different timed with
many ot the Important interests of
the town. At the present time bo Is
associated with tho Mlllor Lumber
Co. Ha is also olerk of tho school
board In District 12.
Mr. Overturf la ono of tho youngest
men to serve on the county court of
Crook county. In tho recent county
division campaign he was rcUvo on
tho side ot the dlvlsionlsts and at a
mass meeting nt Sisters was spoken
of by an opponent as a beardless
lachooL,boy.., . nr.. . . -f- -
On Saturday Judge Springer, Com
mlssloner Blanchard and other coun
ty officials paid a visit to Bend to
be taken about by the now commis
sioner and to learn tho needs ot tho
IIAXIC IXCHEASES SURPLUS.
.Tho regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the First National
Bank waa held yesterday and tho of
ficers and directors re-elected for the
coming year. The bank's surplus
fund was Increased from $22,000 to
$25,000. making the surplus the name
aa tbo capital and being the third
increase In surplus announced by tho
institution In slightly over a year,
all accumulated In addition to div
idends whloh bavo boon paid. Ac
cording to C. S. Hudson, cashier of
tho bank. It haa -had
year as usual.
COUNTY WAIUMXTS CALLED.
County Treasurer Jordan haa giv
en notice ot the calling of all gen
eral fund warrants up to and laclud
lrg registered number 518 and road
fund warrants up to registered num
ber 13. Interest stops January 14.
The First National Bank
OF BEND. BEND.OR.EGON
U. C. COE, President E. A. SATHER, Vice President
a a HUDSON, Cashier
Capital fully paid $25,000
The publio's attontlon ta respectfully directed to tho
following Important provisions ot tho new War
Revenue Bill, oitective. Decorober 1, 1914.
NOTES Notes must boar stamps when not oxceijdlns
9100.00, two cents; for each additional $100.00 or
fractional part thereof lu excess ot 1100.00, two
DEEDS When tha consideration or value of tho Inter
est or property convoyed, exclusive of the vitluo ot
any Hen or encumbrance thereon, exceeds $100.00
and does not exceed JGQO.00, 60 cents; nnd for
each additional $500.00 or fractional part thereof
lu excess ot 500, 50 cents,
MOUTOAOES Mortgages given ta secure the payment
of promlaory notos are exempt, but tho notes which
such mortgagoa securo must bear tho require!
amount ot stamps.
CHECKS NOT SUBJECT TO TAX -For our own use and
the accomodation ot tbo Public we have secured a
supply ot documentary stamps. Copy of laws may
be Inspected at our Danklug room.
TSk FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
-- vT-sa DIRECTORS -"'
U. 0. COE E. A. SATHER "". S. HUDSON
O, Jtf . Patterson H. r . Entra
E. M. LARA