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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (June 23, 1915)
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TO THE PEOPLE OF BEND:
We respectfully ask you not to forget that since the present owners of the Bend Water Light &
Power Company purchased the property in the fall of 1912, they have done the following things:
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Tlicy linvo built n modem power plant of brick and reinforced concrete,
equipped with hydro-electric machinery of the moot ndvnnccd typo. It In
a plant to which any city linn the right to Klnt with pride.
They linvo extended the polo Unen for distributing electricity for pouter
and lighting far beyond their former limit, so ns to cover three times
tho area formerly rcncl.cd.,
They linvo also extended tlio water mains to the very oubdclrti of the
town, instead of nerving only the central district.
They hnvo Increased the cniwclty of tho pumping plant and linvo added
n now reinforced concrete reservoir, having scleral times the capacity of tho
old wooden structure.
IN VIEW OK THESE FACTS, PKHMIT US TO ASK A FEW QUESTIONS.
They have built nn Ice plant nnd have given Ilend and Central Oregon
cheaper and purer Ice. Thli has helped to make possible tho present
Twlco slnco purchasing tho property they havo voluntarily reduced tho
Tho rates for current have, at the request of tho Commission, been
kept undisturbed, awaiting tho action of tho Commission,
, So far not n dollar has been taken out of llend as Interest or dividend
on these Investments or In any other way by tho owners of tho Ilend Water
Light & Power Company.
WAVE NOT ALL OF TUB ADVANTAGES WHICH HESULT FBOM A WIDH'DfSTIUIIUTION QF PUHE WATEIt AND OF ELECTB1CITV FOIl LICHIT, HEAT AND POWBIl MADE
THE TOWN MOItB ATTHAOT1VE IN APPEAKAXCK AND A IIKTTEK AND MOBK COMFOBTAHLE PLACE IN WHICH TO LIVE?
Wllilj THE CITIZENS OF KENWOOD, DESCHUTES, CENTEIt ADDITION, OH AVIESTOBtA, FOB INSTANCE, DENY THAT THEllt PBOPBIITV UAH HEEN ENHANCFDIN
VALUE IIV THESE IMPHOVEMEXTS? ,
DO THE PEOPLE OF 11END BEALI7.E THAT TIIEV HAVE PBOBAULY THE SIOST EXTENSIVE KLECTBIC AND WATEIl SEHVICH OF ANY CITY OF SIMILAB 8IZIM.V
THE UNITED STATES?
DOES IT NOT APPBAB THAT THE CITY HAS ALKEADY OBEATLY IIBNEFITTED HY THE POLICY OF TUB COMPANY, WHILE THE COMPANY UP TO THIS TIME
HAS RECEIVED NO BENEFITS?
1IOW LONG! WOULD BEND HAVE HAD TO WAIT FOB THESE 1MPHOVEMENT8 IF IT HAD DEPENDED ON LOCAL CAPITAL TO PBOVIDE THEM? '"t '
Bend Water Light & Power Company
THE DESCHUTES RANGER
u& jr FOR JUNE j j
With Its recently Issued number
Tho Deschutes Hangar begins on Its
second volume This number has as
a frontlspteco a vlow of Hacholor
llutlo showing Fall Creek flowing
througli tho meadow land In the fore
ground. Extracts from Tho Hanger
Supervisor Drown of ILakovlow
went through Ilend on May 13, en
routo to Portland, returning May 27.
Bo drove through from I.nkovlow In
Ids car, taking the train at Hand.
Forest Banger Elder of Fremont ac
companied him on tho trip.
Mr. Morrltt wns In tho Metollus
Illvur country onrly In Juno going
over tho ttmtior In thai region with
some prospective purchasers.
Tlia 11 rot fire of any linportnnco
this season occurred May ft, when
30 acres south of I'lno Mountain, In
Section 20, Towushlp 21, S., It. 10
B., wero burned over. The cnuco of
tho tiro Is unknown.
Hanger Mnhn has spent moot of
the past month working nn tho Crescent-Davis
Lnko road nnd on other
roads In that district.
Tho extanslvo In ml classification
report, on which Mr. llrlnkloy has
been working for most of tho time
during thu pest year, has Just been
completed and sent to tho District
The Ice Cave telephone ltno, 20 H
miles In length, connecting the Pino
Mountain lino and Hanger Hnrrl-
man a headquarters, was completed
during May so that Mr. Harrlman
now has telephone communication
with both Fort Bock nnd Bond. Tho
first call over this uew lino came
through to llend on May 29.
Supervisor Morrltt was In tho
Crescent District May 16 to ID, go
ing over work with Hanger South.
Whllo there two ranger statlono and
two Juno 11 arena were examined
Bangor Ouey tins bean doing snmo
grating reconnalsuanco on the shoep
range In lila district during tho past
In co-operation with tho people
living In and near Crescent tho For
est Service has repaired tho road
lending west from Crescent toward
tho West Deschutes river, for a dis
tance of OH miles. Tho road was
straightened,- roots and rocks taken
out, one culvert was constructed and
two nils made, placing tho. road In
Co-operating with tho ranchors
living near Dig Marsh Crock, the
Service has built two mtloa o( ow
road from uear tho Military road at
Big Marsh Creek, to the wot foot of
Odoll Butto where tt Intersects the
old road leading to Crescent.
N. 0. Jacobson of the Fremont For
est went to Portland about the mid
dle of May to take n nosltlon ns In
spector under tho Weeks' Law for
Oregon. This law Is that passed by
Congress which provides for Fedorul
assistance In tho patrol of forest
lands outaldo of the National Forests
A co-operatlvo agreement tins Just
boen mado with tho Paclflo Telegraph
nnd Telephone Company by tho For
est Servlco covering the Slstora-Eu-
gone telophono lino which followu the
McKentte road. According to this
agreement tho telophono company
takes ovor tho handling of this line
so far as Its uso by the public Is con
cerned, making regular charge for all
Deputy Supervisor Barpham Is nt
present working In chargo of a crow
of three men and ona toam on tho
Sparks Iako road, continuing the
work which was done Inst fall. It
Is expected that the road will bo put
Hi Hiiano lor auto travel as rar west
us tho Tumnlo Banger Station with
t ne runus at nnnu.
Nearly all ork on tho Pine Moun
tain Banger Station house has been
comploted oxcept tho Inside and out
side finishing which will probnhly not
be done until the lumber drlos out
thoroughly. Tho construction was
done under tho supervision of Btvn
, gor Vincent assisted by Moasrr.
Smith and Austin.
I Bangers South and Harrlman havo
each purchased Ford autns during
I the past month, This makes soven,
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the Deschute? forco.
Beports on experimental grass
I seeding work on four areas at Crano
Prairie have Just been received from
Bnnger Oney. Those plots wore sow.
ed to tame grass several yeara ago
I but all ro reported as failures.
The fence at the Alllngham Banger
Station Is being completely overhaul
ed nnd rebuilt by Mr. Zumwalt and
Almost every flold man on tho For
est has been doing a great deal of
work during the past month repair
ing roads, trails, telephono Hues and
W. D. Johnson, topographer from
tho District Office, has been working
on the Deschutes for some time past
doing plane table trlaugulatlon work.
Although delayed by cloudy weather,
a great deal has been accomplished.
Tho primary control for tho north
end of tho forest and much of that
for the south end has been completed. (
Air. jotmaon iuii uu juna 14, iuiiiiiiki
the work over to Mr. Sproat who has
been with Mr. Johnson the entire j
time, inn worn, in auumon 10 lo
cating the mountains correctly, will
give their altitude very accurately.
Forest Appeals Officer Sherman,
for' the office of the Secretary of Ag
riculture, accompanied by Mr. T. L.
ilarvoy of tho Washington, D. C, of
flco of Lands and J, Boy Harvoy of
Portland, wuro at Davis lake on May
21 where thoy mnde nn examination'
of tho llouoo claim. Mr. Sherman
held a hearing In La Pino tho noxt
day at which Mr. Houso presented all
fnctB which ho desired to present nnd
which ho wished to bring out by tho
testimony of othors.
Mr. Harvoy remained on the Des
chutes until May 27. Whllo here ho
went over tho oxtenslvo land classi
fication report, suggesting changes
and Improvements. Ho also took a
trip over tho High Desert project that
has been authorized by tho District
Forester. This projoct Includes a
strip of land having an aren of over
43,000 acres along the oast boundary
of tho Forest which It Is proposed to
examlno by a party of four men In
chargo of Forest Assistant Sproat.
Work will begin July 1,
An Interesting report has Just boen
received from Bangor Oney regard
ing snow condition", around the head
waters of tho Deschutes river during
tho past winter. Ho says that tho
first snow on tho prairie fell Novem
ber 2C to a depth of threo Inches, nf
tor which thcro was little tnerenso un
til Decombor 20 when It wns Increas
cd to 12 Inches. After that It In-
creasod gradually to 36 Inches on
January 22. Tho snow remained
about this same depth during Febru
ary but kept settling during March
and was practically all gone by April
13. The total fall on tho Prairie was
At Lava Lnko tho first fall, of four
Inches, occurred November 20, In
creasing to 18 Inches on December
20 and gradually Increasing to 4
foot 10 Inches on January 14. On
January 26 It had settled to 3 feet 8
Inches. Practically all wns gone on
May 1. The total fall measured at
It first fell was 7V4 feet.
The snow on the divide between
Elk Lake and Horse Lake was entire
ly gone on May 28 except a strip
about throe miles wide and four feet
deep on tho west sldo of tho divide.
On Juno 8 thcro was no water flow
ing out of Llttla Lava Iako Into tho
Doschut'ca, a very unusual occur
ranco; this Is the first tlmo of which
thoro Is any rocord when this has oc
curred at this time of tho year.
A personal lettor received from
Bangor Curl, who Is at present work
ing near the Paclfict Coast on tho
Siskiyou National Forst, brings tho
Information that his wife's eyes are
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very greatly Improved.
Supervisor Merrltt nnd Fdret
Clerk Clark went to J.n Pino on May
22 where tho lattor took shorthand
notes nnd wroto up a report of alt
testimony takon In tho Houso caia
hearing boforo Air, Sherman.
Suporvlsor Hops of tho Ochoco For
est was In Ilend tor a few hours on.
Juno 9 to seo Mr. Haner In regard to
co-operative fire patrol.
Forest Clerk Douglas of tho 6cho
ro Forest was In Bend on May 30,
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A. M. Pringle, Mgr. BHd, Oregon