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The bend bulletin.
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15 ILL LEVY
CENTRAL OREGON BANK OPEKS;cpLnn I rilV IP
FnRRIISINFSSTHISMflRNIfJCUUriUUL LLVl ID
CLUB LATE III
PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION
BEGINS WORK FOR CHILDREN
TO CONSIDER BOND
Mlllago Will PrtMluco $0,71 I of R22,.
771 Needed to Carry on Huslness
of 1010 Many Sco Xeed of Itct-
ter Flro Protection Here.
At a public meeting held In tho
Council Chamber Friday night, called
tor tho purposo of giving public dis
cussion of tho city budget for 191G,
the council unanimously adopted the
rocommendatlons of tho ways and
-means commltteo of tho council and
voted a 15 mill levy for tho coming
7ear. This Is ono mill higher than
tho tax for 191C
Tho levy will produce $G,744.20,
of which $4,04G.90, upon a levy of 9
mills, will bo raised to meet tho In
terest on tho sower bonds and 2,
C97.93 on n lovy of G mills for cur
It was tho feeling of the taxpnyors
present who hoard tho budget and tho
recommendations read, that tho most
Toaslblo courso to pursue In raising
tho additional $12,000 neccseary to
carry on tho business of tho city for
tho coming vear. was to lasuo bonds.
All ngreod that tho estimates offered
1y tho council wcro nominal, nnd
thnt tin a 50 mill tax necessary to
ralto tho full budget amount Is pro-
lilhltcd under tho city charter, a bond
lssuo Is tho only recourse
Consldcrnblo Interest wns manlfcs-
od In tho matter of tho amount sot
-aside In tho budget for flro protection
for tho ensuing year. Tho amount
allotted for this purposo was I1.G00'.
Many present oxpresscd tho bollof
thnt thoro should bo more adoquato
flro nrotectlop and moro hydrants
Instnllod In somo of tho outlying dis
tricts. Tho Itoms contained In tho budgot
Street lmprovementfl $2, COO. 00
T.tght for strocts nnd puhllc
Snrlnkllng nnd oiling strceta l,R00tnn
Flro hvdrants 800.00
Tiro onulpmont J. POO. no
Police protection 2,200.00
Salaries: onglnoor, recorder,
treasurer nnd attorney .. 1.000.00
Interest on sewer bonds . . . 3.fi00.00
"Rent of council chamber . . JI00.O0
LUirnrv allowance 180.00
Ingersol-rtnnd Co. Judg
ment CGI. 80
TTnnnld registered wnrrants
(excluslvo of flowago
I.pH proceeds unpal st.d
and sewer assessments . . . 2,732.72
Total amount neccasnry to
bo raised $22,744.71
W. L. COUD, Pros.
THE CENTRAL OREGON
Capital $25,000, Fully Paid
Y. L. COBB THOS. COUH U. K. Mi.vrt.il
W. L. O'DOXNELIi ROSS FARNHAM
Institution Itcgliis With Capital
Stock of fjs:.-.,o)( H. m. Stephens
Anhcs to He Assistant Cashier
Tho Central Oregon Hank opened
for business this morning In tho
quarters formerly occupied by tho
Deschutes br.nk at tho corner of Wall
nnd Oregon streets. Thoro wore no
ceremonies In connection with the
event tho bank door being opened nt
10 o'clock by Cashier Cobb with tho
statement that ho was ready for bus
iness. Tho bank starts out with n capital
of $25,000 and a surplus of $1250.
Its oulcers nro W. L. Cobb, presi
dent, D. u. Hunter, vlco prcstdont,
Thomas Cobb, cashlor and directors,
theso throe and W. L. O'Donnoll nnd
To assist Cashlor Cobb In tho con
duct of tho bank II. M. Stophons ro
cently arrlvod from Oakland, Oregon
and will net ns assistant caBhler. Mr.
Stephens has had consldcrnblo ox
pcrlonco In tho banking business,
having beon for Boven yenrs with E.
O. Young & Co., In Oakland and for
two years In eastern Oregon.
CALLS IRRIGATION NETTING
To Discuss Community Xeeds nt Red-
iiioikI December 1 1.
A call was Issued todny by Fred
X. Wallace, secretary of tho Oregon
Irrigation Congress, for a meeting to
bo held In Hcdmoud Snturday after
noon, Decombor 11. Tho call has
been sent to nil tho commercial and
Irrigation bodies In Crook nnd Jef
ferson, In nil numborlng nbout 35.
Knell body will bo nBkcd to send
flvo dolegatcs to tho Itcdmond moot
ing at which problems nnd necessi
ties of tho various communities will
bo given full discussion boforo tho
meeting of tho Fifth Annual Irriga
tion Congress to bo hold In Portland,
Docomber 28, 29 and 30.
Budget For Xcw County Promises
(Crook County Journal.)
Tho budgot Is being advertised In
Jofferson county, and it Is of Intorest
to ovoryono In this part of tho stnto
because of tho statements made con
cerning tho tcxes for tho yoar nftor
tho division of tho county was ef
fected. Theso statements varied nil tho
way from nn estimated reduction of
tho taxes to ono half tho amount for
1914 to doubling thorn up to thrco
nnd four times tho amount, accord
ing tq tho vlows of tho speakers on
tho matter of county division.
Tho facts aro that tho amount
which thoy flguro will bo necessary
to raise for tho coming yoar will make
tho taxes somo 10 to 15 por cont
lower than they were last year.
Theso statements nro made by tho of
ficials of Jefferson county, it mny bo
that tho Bavlng will be less boforo tho
expiration of tho year.
D. F. HTNTHR, Vlee-I'res
TWELVE A1ILLS IS TAX
lncreaso of Fho Mills Over I.nst Year
Addition Is Required to Caio
For Xow Tcacliera and Kxpected
Growth In Population Here.
A tax lovy of 12 mills for School
District 12 for tho coming year wns
voted by tho tax payors at a meeting
held on Saturday morning at tho
Held school. Including ofllcors of tho
district about 20 wcro present, of
whom thrco woro womon.
Lower thnn tho 1914 lovy by three
and a half mills, tho 191G tax Is flvo
mills higher than for last ypnr, the
lncreaso boing duo to tho groat In
crcaso In tho school population. Al
ready this year new teaoheis and now
equipment havo been added beyond
that contemplated In last yoar's bud
get and provision Is made for nlno
additional tenchors noxt year to toko
caro of tho 40 expected Incroaso In
tho school populntlon.
Othor additions to next yearls ex
penso aro for additional furniture,
and tho flrst payment toward a sink
ing fund to retire tlio bonds Issued
(Continued on last pngo.)
WATER USERS MEET
Plans aro Considered Paragraph of
Company's Answer has Loral Interest
Mombora of tho Wntor Usora As
sociation of tho C. O. I. Co., aro
mooting In Ilend this nftornoon to
make further plans concornlng tho
complnlnt brought to tho Public
Utilities Commlsblon of tho stato.
In addition to tho .portion of tho
company's nnswor to tho complaint
printed Hut week, paragraph 11 has
& local Inlorost and Is given In full
"Tho ugltatlon nnd complaint
against tho Irrigation Company aro
also caused and fomented by cot-tain
persons located nt Hand, Orogou, and
who aro momhors of said plaintiff as
sociation, but who hnvo no Interest
In or connection with tho Irrigation
Company, and who havo no contract
therewith, and tho Conornl Manager
of tho defendant Is out of favor with
such persons. ThroaU havo beon
mndo to tho directors of tho dofond
nuts by such persons that unless tho
General Manngor of tho Irrigation
Company was removed, attacks
would bo mndo upon tho Irrigation
Company; nnd that thoy woro going
to "got'1 tho manager of I'm irriga
tion Company If thoy had to "get"
thj Irrigation Company to do ho
moaning and Intending to convoy to
tho directors of this dofondint tliolr
Intention to attack, harraBs and ruin
the defendant unless tho General j
Manager of tho Irrigation Company
was removed "
We carry a complete
line of goods
FOR THE HUNTER .
Look over our stock
of Riflesi Stibtgiiris, . .
and Ammunition . v
:j::; EzamiJimiatHMiiiim :::':;
Bend Hardware Co.
The Company that put tho "Wear" in Hardware
IF YOU DID NOT GET A CATALOG
CALL FOR ONE
BOARD VOTES TO ASK
Hcforo Couiiuertiiil Club Protests
IjiiiiiI Hoard Passes on llenhiuii
Falls Matter lluort to Obtain
Heeoiitddcratloit Hclng Made.
SALEM, Nov. 30. (Special.)
llecauso tho letter aBklng for
an extension of tlmo on tho Den
ham falls unit hall already gono
from the Desert Land Hoard to
tho Interior Department when
tho telegram off protest was re
ceived from tho Ilend Commer
cial Club Inst wcok, tho mem
bora of tho board Informally
agreed to take no further action.
At tho meeting of tho Desert
Land Hoard today tho matter
wns not brought up as It Is con
sidered ctosod so far as tho
board Is concerned. It Is under
stood that a strong protest to
Washington mny help toward
obtaining tho result desired In
lloforo tho nctlou had been tnkon
which was contemplated by tho mo
tion ndoptcd by tho Commercial Club
nt Its meeting a week ago Saturday
In rospect to thu llenham Falls segre
gation tho Desert Land Hoard voted
to request tho Department of ho In
terior for n live yoar extension on Its
contract. On Friday a wlru was sent
tho board asking that Its action bo
reconsidered and resolutions of pro-
te8t wero adopted by tho club nt Its
mooting on Saturday,
Tho vote by tho Desert Land Ilonrd
was ginned at Its regular meeting on
tho Tuesdny following tho consider
ntlon of tho subject by tho Commer
cial Club. So tar ns Is known thoro
was nothing boforo tho board touch
ing on tho matter beyond tho roquoBt
of 3r,C. O. I. Co. that n llvo year
extension bo asked. Tho attltudo or
tho Interior Department on tho mat
ter Is not' known.
Tho resolutions adopted on Satur
day wcro submitted on behalf of tho
permanent Irrigation commltteo of
tho club by Ita chnlrman, V. A.
Forbes, Thoy are ns follows:
Whereas, tho Federal Government
heretofore segregated 74,198 acres
of land, In Crook county, Orogon, for
tho purposo of Irrigation, which tract
Is commonly known as tho Henhnm
Falls tract, and on which contrnctH
are now pending between tho Fed
eral Government nnd tho Stato of
Oregon, nnd tho Central Oregon Ir
rigation Company, nnd
Whereas, said luud has beon so
segregated and under control for a
period of moro than ton years, and
no Improvement made thereon, nor
any attempt to Irrigate tho lands em
(Continued on last pngo.)
Hot Soup Sen oil at Lunch Time for
Xontinal Sum-Thnnks;lliiK lloxos
Dlsti Minted To Hold Sale.
Thp Hcnd-I'nront Toachor associa
tion added another activity to Ita
list on Monday whon It began the
serving of hot soup to school chll
dten who bring lunches to school.
Tho soup Is served nt n nominal
charge of two cents per bowl, dif
ferent members of the association
having chnrgo of tho work from wcok
to week, Tho school board hns fur
nished a hot plata for tho work, all
other expense being borno by tho as
sociation. An especial need In connection
with the serving of tho soup Is dish
towels nnd tho association would bo
glad to receive donations of towels
or money for their purchase.
For Thanksgiving tho association
distributed 13 boxes containing veg
etables, fruit nnd ment, Mrs. O. A.
Thorson tho president of tho neso
clntlon, who personally nttendod to
tho distribution roports that ho
boxes woro very thnnkfully received.
Tho association parcol post salo
will bo hold on Thursdny, December
9, nt tho Commercial Club room.
OBSERVE GUN WEDDING
Mr. nnd Mrs. Moses Xlswongoi- He
tclo l'i lends on Tuesday.
Mr. mid Mrs. Moses Xlswrougor ob
served tho fiOth unnlvorsnry of tholr
wjddlng nt tholr homo on F.lghth
stroot yestordny nftornoon. Invita
tions wcro Issued for n reception from
on6 to four, nnd during thnt tlmo
tholr homo wns lilted with frlonds.
Souvonlr cnrdB with tho names, "Mos
es Nlswonger," and "Maria Murray'
and tho dutea "lSOC-lOlC," printed
In gold woro given to nil.
Mr. and Mrs. Nlswonger wero mar
ried In Ohio on Novombor 30, 1805.
Thoy havo lived In Orogon for 12
yenrs. Of tholr flvo chlldron four
aro living and alt aro Id Hoid,
CF.LHIHWTi: SILVKR WFDDINO.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry I.luster celo
hrated their silver wedding on Thurs
day. Twenty ono guosts, Including A.
I.luster of Portland, were present to
partnko of u dinner served In honor
of tho occasion at tho I. luster homo.
Following tho dinner many gifts wero
opened and displayed to nil.
i.vst'HAxen h.ti:s IIAIMHI).
Word has boon received h) the lo
cal underwriters association of an In
croaso In Insurance rates affecting all
residence proporty In tho city outside
tho zone In which water h)drmita uro
sltunted. Tho lncreaso Is nt least
2Gfr for all pnllolcH, giving tho rtwi-
doncoH affected tho same ratoa as
country risks, with nddltlonnl charge
luiKfld on proximity to other build
in g. It Is expected that hh ii result
of tho lncreaso Mops will be taken to
obtain moro hydrants and other Urn
C S. HUDSON, President
F (' COH, Vice President
i: A 8ATIIKK, Vice Pro.
txy "5r,5" ''CJ? "2rr
Ihe First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND.OR.EGON
Capital fully puld
Surplus - - - .
Itl.'AL HANKING HHUVICL'.
Itogular bank loans:
Wo nro prepared at nearly nil tlmo to make advances
to reliable parties for their requirements.
Wool and sheep loans:
Wo are .NOW prepared to loaji money to sheep men
fur the purchase of sheep.
Wo are now prepared to advance you lOe por pound
on all wool )ou store In thu Warehouse nt Ilend, at 8
per cunt for either 00 days or six months.
Sheep men do not have to soil at prosunt prleos iinlwui
they wish. The money I ready for you.
We aro NOW prepared to make loans on cattle for
six mouths, for feeding purposes, hut not on range or
Wo uro NOW prepared to mako loan on rood farm
lands, with good water rights, no matter wuari) Vioxtcd
In Central Oregon, the bigger the loan the better, pro
Mdlng the proposition Is u good one and will itund trios
ost Investigation us to values und title.
Write ut for Information. Hank by mall and secure
TE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
CANDIDATES BEGIN TO
.1. A. Hastes has Apparently Clear
Field for Mayorallty Miss Cole
man to He Opposed for He-elec-Ion
Cotiucllmcii Aro Out.
With tho city election only six da'ys
away Interest lu tho ovont Is begin'-,
nlng to IncreaBO and It now seems rip
parent that there will bo a full quota
of candidates (or nil olllces.
For tho mayor's ofllco only ono can
didate has announced himself, J. A.
Hastes. Ills nomlnntlou papora woro
filed somo'tlmo ago with wall over a
hundred slgnorB nnd It Is now agreed
that ho will havo a clear Hold for tho
Other ofllcors to bo elected aro a
city treasurer nnd thrco mombora of
thu city council, tho present Incum
bents being Mnry K. Columnu, treas
urer and Mnrtlu Kuutson, Tbeo. Auno
and .1 D. Davidson, councllmon. Miss
Columnn Is expected to ho n candidate
for re-election hut none of tho coun
cllmon whoso terms expire hnvo an
nounced tholr desire for another
Candidates for tho council whoso
papers nro now botng circulated nro
John Stoldl, C. V. Cllvls nnd C. M.
McKny. 11, II, Daves la reported to
havo the mattor of running for tho
council undor consideration. F. O.
Minor Is understood to bo n candi
date for city treasurer against Miss
Tho oloctlou will bo hold on Tues
day between tho hours of R n. in. nnd
8 p. m., tho polling plact. doing tho
council room In tho Johnson building
on Wall stroot and tho Murphy build
ing on Oreonwood nvonuo.
For North Horn! precinct tho elec
tion ofllcers nro M, J. Kclley, chnlr
man, John Steldl and C. P. Nlswong
er. judges, Clniidn Kolloy nnd Dennis
Cannody, clerks. For South Ilend
tho officers aro J, J. Kllno, chairman,
O. C. Honklo nnd T. W. Trlplott,
Judges, and It. (1. Illackwoll nnd P.
C. Garrison, clorks.
Orogou street Is tho dividing lino
between tho two products,
All nomination papers must bo Hi
ed with tho city recordor boforo flvo
o clock Saturday afternoon.
oi'Fi:its H.1H rnii:
Acrordlng to H (1. White, pilurl
pal nf tho Ilend high mchool, tho l'i rat
National Hank of Ilend, through Pres
ident C. S. Hudson, has offered ii no
prize which Is open to nil atudontn
In the high Heboid. Tho distribution
of tho prize has been left to the dis
cretion of tho high school faculty.
Of the amount, $20 will be set italdo
i.a nu award to the high school atu
duets making the debatn ton in thin
vuur. Tho remainder will probably
io devoted to scholarship purposes.
M LARA. Cashier
(J McllKYNOLDS, Asst Cashier,
A STOVKIt.Amit Cashier