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The bend bulletin
1113X1), OltKGO.V, WKDXKSDAY AFTHUN'OOX, AVGCST I, JOIB.
OF TRENCH LIFE
BROTHER HEARS FROM
UIi live of A. M. Pillule, Midi Can-
r.di.m Contliigont hi France lc-
v( rllics Conditions. XoNes Mndo
li (ionium Shells Individual.
1'ip Great War now raging In Eur
onc i brought vividly homo by a let-
f r nnd "post card recently rccolved
i . M Prlnglo, munogor of tlio
li.l'cd Wnrehouso Co., from his
lr ther who In serving with tho Can
iiilin.i contingent In Frnnce. Both
Air I'rlnglo'a brother mid futhor en
listed when tho first force of Cajiad
; r.8 was enrolled Inst fall, tho lnt
f r serving as chaplain of Ills regi
ment. Ho litis roninlued In tho train
ing cum pa In England but his soil
Ik b been nt tho front for some ttnlo
end took part In tho spring battle of
The letter Is nB follows:
In tho trenches, Frnnce, May 2C.
'At present I nm lying nt tho door
y of my "dug out" or "booby" hut
rcwlv to Utvo In In case n "twilight
limited" comes over. Wo may ho ro-
Pewd tonight and sent back for a
few dnys but thoy mny havo us hero
frr a day or two yet. Th'ngs nro
1 rcttv strenuous but one coon gets
ur ,1 to tho racket nnd sleeps thiough
ny old noise. It is n groat sight,
one I can't doscrlbo nnd ono which
If 1 romo through this all right (and
I hn'e nm (loots) I never wnnt to sen
. r.g in. My wntcr bottlo tipped ovor
,'' just thoro vlth a rather disastrous
' result of thlB Indelible pencil. (Ue-
fcrrlng to n blot on tho paGO.)
Thlnut I.ook Favorable.
' Things nro looking vory favor-
n'.'i through hero now that tlto warm
v.eather hrs como but tho smells nro
hict tho rovcrso. Tho whole couutry
Is ore vast cometory. Hlght bohlnd
in.- ,is I write I cm seo several of
the burled dond while out ohoad nro
m m cf the unburlcd some Ilrlllsh
l)iit nnstlv Gorman. Somo day when
jieif,. 'i restored I suppose nil effort
will be nindo to mark the graves but
It v ' 1 be nn ImpoBfllblo task so fur
ro t .st of thorn arf oftnwnod. ,. To
in i' r and a little to (lie inn i oan
mo n g.nvo with this Inscription, "In
ii "ry of 2 privates (unknown)
), i il Mnv 10," nnd not more than
o foot from whero I am Bitting
lU'it Is a Uoha Uin sticking up with
n t .iper through the trigger uflnrd
v th nothing on it but n name nnd
. would never know except for tho
Tt -- Utile that ho was a Ccnr.dlan.
T'w -. out In front are In such ahepe
iM.i Mug thoro as they have ror
w Uh that they will never he known.
I u that for a' space of, five
minutes there could hurst on the ears
of Hand's population the roar that Is
going on here now. Away In our rear
the guns oro flashing every few niln-ute-,
then In n couplo of seconds
th re Is a terrlflc report nccompanlod
hy the rumblo of tho shell ovor hond
nnd looking ovor tho pnrnpot ono
sees tho flnsh of tho explosion hnd
heirs tho deep "Iloom!" Tho Ger
mans uso stnr slioiis incessantly to
guard ngnlnst surprises. Thoy work
like a rocket though they stay In tho
nlr nevornl seconds. Thoy burn with
Even though you migltf never 'have
ti fire or thieves enter your home, n
paper mislaid is often times lost just
as irretricvahly as if it had been
burned or stolen.
When your valuable papers are in
our vault vou KNOW where they
are and you KNOW they are safe.
You can lease a steel box in our
vault with a non-pickable Yale
lock big enough to contain all
your private papers, for $2 a year
Can you afford to be without this
Thfe Deschutes Slate
a brilliancy that suggests tho uso of
calcium carbide In Borne form or oth
er. They havo them In white, red
and green, the last two being UBed
Infrequently nnd only for signal
woik. At flrBt tho Pszb-r-r-r of tho
bullets over tho parapet glvo ono a
creepy feollng but they soon get com
monplace nnd simply cnuso witty (al
so profnno) remarks to bo passed.
Tho shells, of course, ore more to bo
feared than laughed at though they
do vory little daningc. The big "Jack
Johhsons" make cuch n hoIbo that
ono can gattgo whore thoy aro going
to land, hut tho shrapnel nnd tho
(Continued on Inst page.)
K PHYSICIANS ATTEND
Tlnfo Clinics llclil-Ilr. A. K. Hockey
Of I'oitliiml Present To Hold
Open House .Soon.
Tho iImw Itend hospital, of vhlch
Doctors U, C. Coo nnd H. Forrell hnve
supervision, was opened Monday
morning for tho reception of patients.
Threo clinics wero hold at which
leading physicians of Crook and Jef
ferson counties nnd Dr. A. K. Hockey
'n well known physician of Portland
wore In attendance. Decides Dr.
Hockey thoso present woro Dr. C. S.
Kdwardo and Dr. J. F. Hosonburg,
I'rlnevlllo: Dr. W. It. Snook nnd Dr.
K. F. Long, JIndrnsi Dr. X. Y. Hob
bins, Croscont: Dr. O. W. Snnp, Mo
tollus: Dr. J. F. Hosch, Hedmond and
Dr. U. C. Coe, Dr. I). Ferroll and Dr.
J. V. Vundevort, llend.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Donnovnn, re
cently of Iown, nnd formerly asso
ciated with the Dollevuo hoBpltal In
Now York, arrived In Dond last wcok
and havo been engaged in proparlng
tho.hoBpltal for tho opening. i
Tho now hospital Is modornly
equipped throughout. Each of tho
Individual rooms for patlentB Is Blmp
ly, rut neatly furnished. Tho wards
hnvo beon ronovnt,od and put In
proper condition for treatment of pa
tlonts. Surgical accosaorles for tho
oporatlug room arrived last week and
wero Installed, for the opening Mon
day. Plans aro being made by Drs. Coo
and Ferrell for nn opon houso to bo
hold In tho near future, and upon
that occnslon people of Dond will bo
given nn opportunity to Inspect yio
1DICHL SOCIETY REVIVED
i Crook County Physicians Meet In
I Demi Monday.
Atttcn (o'rovWo Interest In tho
Crock County Medical Society wis
tak.cn Monday afternoon by physic
ian's of tho county who were In llend
to attend the opening or tlto llend
Hospital. Tho presence of Dr. A. 13.
Hockoy. of Portland, president of the
Oroxon Medical Society, who deliv
ered a talk upon various phases of
tliu medical profession provoked n
live discussion nt the session which
was held at the Kmhlom Club.
Monday's meeting of the county
roclely was tho first held In Dend.
Dr. C. S. Kdwnrds. nnd Dr. J. F.
Hosonburg of Prlnevllle wero re
elected president nnd secretary re
spectively. The Crook County Medical Society
has a membership of ten physlclnus,
nnd offorts to moot at moro regular
Intorvals will bo made for tho future
iullktix adihtiox iieocx.
oMi rwtntrnM fnr Din nririftlnn to
I Tho Dullotin building has been let
to II O. Dlmlck and preliminary
I work was begun Monday afternoon.
1 4I1J v-w)ai .... .-..---
E. M. LARA
BRIDGE AND DAM DONE, iffitLL BEGUN
RECORD TIME A1ADE ON CONSTRUCTION CON
TRACTORS ARE THROUGH ANH RAILS ARE
LAID DION HERETO BUILD A1ILL AND
OTHER PARTS OF PLANT DANIEL
SON TO PUT IN SHEAR BOOM
Tho bridge to the Shevlln-Hlxon '
mill stto Is completed and rails nro,
laid nearly all the way across. Track i
laying for tho balance of the distance ,
to be coverod by the railway corn-)
iianv. to the site of the pinning mill, i
will be completed this week and con
nection uindo with tho lumber com
pany's logging line. Tho logging
pond dam, a Blrort distance up stream
fronl tho bridge, will also bo com
pleted this week, and construction of
tho mill Itself begun, J. P. Dion, of
Dion & Ilorskotte, who will havo
charge of tho building, being already
hero doing preliminary work on the
Tho bridge, which Is built of fir
tinihors, Is 8S0 feet long, with n fiO
foot span over tho river. On tho
cast sldo the bents nro so p'eced na
to permit a roadway to pos3 undor
on tlio river bnnit liencntn, ami on
the weat, an opening is loft through
which will run tho lumber company's
lino from tho woods to tho dock at
which logs will bo unloaded Into tho
pond. Tlio middle point of tho
brldgo Is Wi feet above tho river.
Tho brldgo nnd tho 5700 foot spur
from the main lino of tho Orbgon
Trunk nro understood to havo cost
In the neighborhood of $25,000.
Work on the railway spur wits bo
gun on Juno 10 under tho direction
of D. M. Howard, engineer of tho
Oregon Trunk, who wns nss'sted by
V. J Stnnsborry as tlmo keeper. Un
der tho ngrerment with tho Shevlln
Hlxon company tho spur nnd brldgo
wero' to bo completed within CO days.
Finishing nt this tlmo tho work Is
dono well within tho contract limit,
which 1b siilllclont to Indlcato tho ef
ficiency with which It hns boon done.
For tho accomplishments n con
nection with the bridge building
credit Is duo to tho contractors, Not
tleton, Druco & Eschbnch nf Soattlo
who began work on Juno 10. II. H.
Wood hnB been In charge, with A. C.
Druco. of tho company, horo a por
tion of tho tlmo.
Dniilclsnii llnlliN Dam.
Speedy construction work has
characterized tlio dam building, as
well nsthnt of tho railway spur and
bridge, tho first supplies lielntc as
sembled on May ?8 nnd n fow men
put to work. Counting from tho
time whim the full crew of 3R men
was emplovptl the ilnm has been built
In practically two months, the tlmo
set when tlio work wan begun. Tho
Word la even better than would np
pear slnco unforeseen difficulties werq
encountered durtiK the work. Includ
ing a flood caused by the closing of
an Irrigation canal up river, anil tho
neeewlty of going n'ne feet below tho
river bottom to find a suitable foun
dation on the east end of the dam
and the eonseiiuent additional Um
ber work to build up from the foun
dation. The dam, with abutments. Is ISO
long, the abutments, to ho llnishod
shortly, bolng 75 feet long on tho
west mid and 00 feot on the oast.
Tho dam ltoelf Is of timber crib work
llllod with fitnno and planked over.
Abovo It Is built a 10 foot wagon
brldgo which will connect with tho
road to town on tho east sldo of tho
rlvor. At regular Intervnls eln'co
wnys with noodle gates havo honn
put In by which to regulate the
Pulleys and ForKs
and Binder Twine
end Hardware Co.
Th Compony thut put
IF YOU DID NOT GET A CATALOG
CALL FOR ONE
liuIshtH t water nbovo the dnm nnd
at pup point there Is n log chute to
penult the passage of logs to points
bolow the dam, If necessary. With
the julnleewnvs closed It Is estimated
thnt water will flow over the crest
of tho dam with a head of about one
Tho dnm hns been built by M. J.
Dantolson, who nlso put In the pres
ent dam of the Dond Wator Light &
Power Co., and has had considerable
othor exporlenco In construction
work. On tho completion of this
wotk Mr. Danlclsou will begin on n
500 foot shoar boom nbovo the dnm
which will call for tho construction
of n number of cribs 12x11 In size
and giving employment for somo
tlmo longer to tho crow which has
built the ilnm.
Mill lliilldor Arrives.
With tho railroad brldgo ropiplot
od work can begin on tho construc
tion of the snw mill which will bo
located n short dlstnnco up rlvor
from the wert end of the dam. Plans
for the mill havo been drawn by
Dion & Horskotto, lumber plnnt de
signers and builders of Minneapolis,
and on Snturdny Mr. Dion nrrlved
with n crew of foremen to begin
l.nter In tho week M. II. Ilea, goti-
ornl superintendent for tho Shevlln
luteroflts. Is expected, accompanied
by .Mr. Horskotto, and building will
then lioaln In onrnost. Pitiullng their
arrival Mr. Dion Is putting up nn of'
lice nt the mill site nnd laying out
tho timbers nnd other material which
hns alrendv been dollvorod, ready to
stnrt on the mill.
According to tho ptivis tho saw
mill will be -. 1x180 foot In sl70, dls
charging on tho bench land ab.ovo the
mill site Into n 200 foot sorting shed.
With the saw mill thoro will bn n lath
mill H2xS0 feet. Other buildings will
bu a saw mill power house 78x78, n
fupl house, 50x10, machine nnd
blacksmith shop .ir,xll2. n humor 31
feet In diameter and 125 feet high,
n plaulntr mill, round house, enr shop
and puriin house, 10 dry kilns, n
stacker and an on-stnoker.'
IIhto IIiiiI lporteiir.
UaMrs. Dion & Horskotto have
tud"lcng experience In the construe
tlon of lumber plants, having been
nssoetHtod for years with W. A. Wilt
klnson, known during his life time
m the boat snw mill builder In tho
world. Just recently thoy have biilll
the I Ibliv, Montana plant nwiwd by
tin" SbevlMi Interests and a plnnt ut
ICnreka, Montana, for the Uureka
l.ninlMsr Oi. Their latest wotk Ima
lip"ii to rebuild the plnnt of the Pot
In cli Mimlter Co. at Potloeh, Idaho,
from which they route to Demi.
In the list of mills In the bulldhiK
of which Mr. Dlnu has had a part la
ln hided all the mills of tho Shovllii
and Weyerhaeuser companies and
man? others, the ccmriitu record he
lm, as follows.
H rooks & Sranlon l.br. Co., Scan
lou. Mlnti.; Ilumblrd l.br. Co., Sand
Point. Idaho; White Pluo l.br Co.,
Priest Hivor, Idaho; Crookstou l.br.
Co. nomldil, Minn.: McCoy & Itec
ord l.br. Co., Ornnd Forks, Minn.:
BhoNlIn Clnrk l.br. Co., Halny Hivor,
Out . Harlier l.br Co.. llolso, Idnho;
Potlntoh l.br. Co, I'ntlatrh. Idaho;
The (loo. Palmer l.br. Co., I.a Ornnijo
the "Wr" In Hiirdwuro
Oregon; Tho Hogorn lifor. Co., Endor
by, 11. C ; Huniblrd Lbr. Co., Sand
Point, Idaho: Panhnudlo l.br. Co.,
Spirit Lake, Idaho; Shevlln Mathlow
I,br. Co., Spooner, Minn.; llonners
Ferry l,br. Co., llonners Ferry, Ida
ho; Virginia & Halny I.ako Co., Vli
glnta. .Minn.; Potlatch Mir. Co., Klk
Hivor, Idaho; Shevlln Clark Mir. Co.,
Ft. Francis, Out.; St. Croix l.br. Co..
Wlnton, Minn.; Kottlo Hivor l.br.
Co., Trnii8conn, Man.; Mutchonbeck
or l.br. Co., Mnfoklng, Mnn.; Shevlln
Clark l.br. Co., Ft. Francos, Out.;
Virginia & Italnv l.ako l.br. Co., Vir
ginia. Minn.; Mbby l.br. Co.. Ubbv.
Mont.; Kureka Lbr. Co., Kuroka,
BID CONCERTS ATTRACT
BIG FRIDAYJJjHT CROWDS
Oi'gaiiliitiou of ttl Member lias Hail
llusy Sen-on City and lliiHlncs
Men Cniitithuto Liberally.
A pleasnnt foaturo of tho Bummer
time In Hond Is tho wookly concert
given by tho Hond cornot band. Slnco
enrly spring tho band has been play
ing ovory Friday night at dlfforent
places In tho business district, and
although earlier In tho season tho
ovenlngs wero ofton cold, good sized
crowds have usually been on hand to
enjoy tho music.
Tho band this yoar conslntn of 10
pieces. The members nnd tho instru
ments thoy play aro! cornots, Ashley
Forrest (leader), F, I.. Mlllor, Ted
Hoke, J. A. llrlnkloy, Hobcrt Innos;
bass, C. S. Springer; baritone, A. A.
Dickinson, J. II. Godfrey; trombone,
A. I.. Frunch, Fred I.ucnsj nlto, J.
10. lOngehrotson, .lohn Sathor, Fred
Trlplott, A. A. Upland, It. (larrlsh,
Pearl Lynns; clarinet, I). II. French;
bass drum, O. M. Uuptll; snnro drum,
Joe McKay and Donald MaoLuurlii.
During the Inst throu months the
baud hns llllod several speclnl en
gagements, playing at Sisters May 1,
track liioet at Hedmond May 15, May
10 on tho occasion of tho Shevlln
11 1 x on Company's announcement,
Decoration Day and Fourth of July.
Assisted by tho city with nn ap
propriation of $25 n month and sub
scriptions by the llend business men
the bnud hns been able to conduct Its
concerts, purchase now niuilo nnd
moot Its current oxpansos.
BASSETT RESIDENCE BURNS
l'lie of I'nkiioHii Orlln llpi o- js
A (Ire, the cnuso of which Is un
known, destroyed the reslilenro of A.
P. Ilusaett In Hlversido addition on
Tliursdny night. The house, vnlued
at npproxlmntoly $1,700. ami tlio fur
niture, wero partly covered by Insur-
Mr. lloasett. and his sou Prod,
wme t'UcpIng In the house at the
time the alarm was given, hut the
flunies hud Knitted auoh head wry that
only a email amount of furniture
and wearing apparel wore snved. It
la believed that tho tiro originated In
the kltcban. and when (Uncovered It
wns Impossible, with the lira proteo
1 ton afforded In that part of town, to
check the Uames. Neighbors, who ro
sponded tp snvo somo of tho houso
hold goods, found It Imposslblu to
cuter tho house, mid ettorts wore
con II ncd to checking the spread of
the Humes to adjacent buildings and
tho dry grass.
Tim IhiHsett lire Is tho fourth which
hns occurred In llend nnd vicinity In
the l.tst month.
s vxtyjv x"jp xip xi"w "y?' y ay $,'' '"Ly ,lbiii7'",5i?'t5r
The First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND.OR.EGON
I'. C (OK, Prenldent K. A. SATIIIIH, Vice- I'nwldenl
U. H. UCUMON, Ciubier
(Miiial fully pMld Vi&.QDQ
.,; - ,t:t.""t , in i , "
ItlUL IIA.VICl.N't; SKHVICK.
Uegulsr bank liwna:
We are prepared at nearly all Hmsa to nake ailranesa
to reliable parties for their ruiulreuients.
Wool ami shju loaus:
We are ;)v prtpared to loiui inoner U abeatt man
for the purihase ol Sheep.
We are now pi spared lo ndvsn'-e yu 1 per pouud
ou all wool o "to. In the S urehoiiss at Bond, at 8
per cent Jr either DO days or six months.
Bbr.p nn ii do not Usvs t "il at orrnmnt prices unless
the ih. 'I I"' monoy U rtsdy for ou.
Wh are NOW prepared to make loans on outtb- for
six months, for feeding purposes, but not on ruiue or
We are V prepste4 to make loans us good farm
lands, with "od wator rlbis, no mutter whore losatod
in Central Oregon, the bigger the loan the hotter, pro
viding tba proiKMltlon is u good one and will stand clos
est Invostlgstlon as to values and title
Write us ror Information. Hunk by msil and securu
TEe FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
;. -. DIRECTORS -----
1' , IV.I. If A HlTllfll I' H. HllDMlV
O. M. PATTMIISON
ZfXZ xc tcrtr $? -vsf "SEP" 'SKK' "5S! 'SSJf !SJ?f "S '23' '5S5
VOTERS TO DECIDE ON
Similar Mciimiio Defeated In tho
Council l.nvt Your Ciiovtlnj? He '
lief In That It Will lie Defeated
ActUo Compnlgn Is Waged.
Tho voto on tho Stoldl & Tweet
electric frnnohlso will bo tnken at a
spealnl election to ho hold on Mon
day. At that tlmo tho voters of Ilond
will decide .whothor competition Is
desired In tho town, or whothor thoy
will pornilt only ono electric utility,
regulated by tho Public Utllltlea
Commission, to do buslnuss horo.
Tho first frnnchlso Tonuoatcd by
Stoldl & Tweet was defeated In
March, 1911, by a tlo voto of tho
council, two thirds being necessary
for Its paBsngo. A socond franchlso
was presented In March of this yoar,
passed by tho council and vetoed by
Mayor Miller. Tho council later pass
ed tho fronchlsu ovor the vuto.
Thereafter tho referendum was In
voked by n numerously signed potl
tlon nnd August 9 sot by tho council
bh tho tlmo for tlio rofonwdum elec
Tho oloctlon will bo hold In tho
council room In tho Johnson build
ing on Wall street from 8 n. in. to a
ii in lOlni-tlnn nfllrnm ntiiioliited by
the council nro, rlnrks, Prince StaatH
and O. M. Ouptlll. Jildgos, .1. J. ivielli.
Clnudo Kellny nnd Frank (lllbort.
IVill.iu-ltiir Hut itnrnnt of the fran
chise last yenr tho city, at tho ,re-
o,uesi oi mo iienii iuur i.ikiu
Power Co., asked tho statu public
utilities commission to Invostlgato
tho Investment and ratos of tliu onm
psiiy nnd after u hearing held fn Mny
a new Bchodulo of rntos wus put In
force by tliu commission. A lottor
recently rocslved from tho commis
sion Indicates Unit n tnntorial mls
tulia was made by It In mitioutidhiK
Its decision which onlerod thn n
portion of the luvestwonl not "tisod
and useful" bu utacwl tu'.ti siuminsQ
flon. the vnlnntlon of the plrTnt, on
which a reliii'll hIiouIiI he nllowil, hi
$01.00(1 Instead of $8 1,000, ns pre
viously niinouncnil and the amount of
tliu suspense account $37,500 Instead
of $ IT.r.oo. No rato chniiga Involved.
A veiy active pre-election ontu
palgu has been waged by the Hlolilt
ft Tweet Interests on one side and tho
llend Wiiter Light A Power Co. oil
the other. While no dotlnlte forecast
or the tosult of the election crm bo
mail.. Hi,, .ii.lnlnli la crnwIllaT that tilt
I frani'lilsn will be defeated, the longer
ine people siuuy me noiiiuiiniu iinw
Hon Involved the stronger their be
lief that conipetltloii Is uuwUu.
t A.nolhcr consideration which Is un
derstood to be having weight in form
ing opinion on tho iiuostlou In tho
fact Hint If tho franchise Is grunted
It will be Irrevocably In effect nnd
any evils which may como from tho
resulting competition rail bo removed
only by purchase of ono plnnt by tho
other, vslillo If the measure Is defeat
ed ami tho existing utility falls to
glvo satisfaction tlio frnnchlso can bo
brought up again.
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