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The bend bulletin.
1KX1, OHKOOX, WKDXKSDAY AKTKRXOOX, DKCKSIDKlt H, !!.
ELECTED MAYOR BY 30
Miss Colcmnn Hc-clcctcd Treasurer
SIcKny, Silvia and St'cldl Successful
Candidates for tlio Council
Council Canvasses the Vote.
J. A. Bastes wns (.lectort mayor of
tl .nd at thd city election hold yes-
torday. defeating S. C. Caldwell by
30 votei. SIlsc Mary 10. Colomnu wns
rc-olcctcd city treaturdr over V. O.
Miner. C. St. SIcKay, C. V. Sllvlg and
John Stoidl wao olectid to tho coun
cil. Lack of Interest In tho election,
vhlch proyalled up to tho tlmo of fll
liiC tho nomination. papers on Satur
day, was Btlll notlcoahlo on Tuesday,
only a small proportion of tho voters
coming out to tho polls. Th'Is va3
ocyeclally truo up to noon, moro com
ing In to cast their ballots lr.'.o In the
Tho comploto vote by precincts
wcu as follows:
V- N. Ilend S. llond Total-
r.nstcs 79 101 180
Caldwell 70 7t 130
Colomnn 100 111 211
Minor 43 GO 103
Davlcs 7(1 74 ICO
StcKay 88 133 221
"Silvia 122 128 250
-Stoldl 118 13C 2Ct
Council Meet I MR Held.
following inu counting oi mo uni
lots tho council gathered In Its reg
ular monthly meeting and canvassed
Tho only other business of Import
ance hoshlos the payment of bills was
tho consideration of a bill for $400
rondprod by, Martin I). Knutson. of
tho council, for damages dono to his
property on Alder street by the con
utructlon of tho Oregon Trnnk spur
and tho IirookB plant. According to
fitr.tcments mndo at tho meeting It
-was ngrccd that prymont should be
rondo to Sir. Knuteon when tho fran
chise was granted. Tho matter was
roferrcd to tho ways and means com
mittee, which Is expected to report
noxt Tuesday night.
Tho bills allowed wcro os follows:
8. U. RobortH . $100.00
L. A. V. Nixon 100.00
II. V. L. & I Co 2C0.00
O. norgen 4.00
Klectlon cxponso 2.10
II. C. Ellis 30.00
SI. R. Coleman 25.00
It. If. Do Armond 20.00
1'Ioneer Auto Sttfgo &. Truck
itobt. n. rsouid 4C.00
It. SI. Smith 4.00
Ileild llullotln 29. C5
L, COUU, Pres. D. K. HUNTED., Vice-Pros
TIIOS. COHH, (ashler
THE CENTRAL OREGON
Capital $25,000, Fully Paid
w. l. conn tho. cohu d. b. hunter
W. U O'UONNELL ROSS FARXHAS1
SCHOOLS SHOW BIG GAINS,
TO ADD COMMERCIAL WORK
'Kiiiolliiicnt .Shou.s lncrcn.se of tit)
I Pupils in Three Months Reglstru
I tlou In llend U II):l.
With tho addition of four tcach
Jcrs, and an Increnso of 143 pupils
,iin;u inu oiiening oi mo uonu puu
llc Bchools In Septombor, tho school
buildings are now taxed to their ca
prclty, and It has become necessary
to empby a fifth teacher to nccom
modato the heavy registration. At a
recont meeting of tho ochool board
P. S. Francis, n graduate of Willam
ette University and lato of Portland,
was omployed to handle the Commer
cial department which will bo put In
when tlio Bchools open for tho second
semester In 'January.
Tho enrollment of the town schools
on Inst Sfondny whb 493, showing an
Increaso so far this year of 149 pu
Owing to tho lack of accommoda
tions It may be necessary to ueo tho
bungalow buildings on tho high
school grounds for tho commercial
H. IUDR0TT OF CENTRALIS
Well Known Ilend llostlcry Changes
Hnnd.s Xow Proprietor Took Po.s-
.ncssIoii Slonday Morning.
II. SI. Abbott, formerly of llond,
and late of Centralla, on Stondity
purchased tho furnishings of tho
Wright Hotel, which for tho Inst
year and a halt has boon under the
proprietorship of Jones & Fowler. Str.
Abbott took possession on Slonday
morning. Sir. Fowlor expects to re
turn to Clarkston, Washington, to
day nnd Sir. Jones will depart tomor
row for tho coast, but whoro ho will
settle ho has not definitely decided.
Iloforo coming to Ilend Sir. Abbott
bad considerable) oxporlonco in tho
hotel business. When In Snlt Lnko
ho operated tho Grand Pacific hotel.
In Centralla ho ran tho Oxford Ho
tol. Stessrs. Jones & Powler bought tho
business of tho hotel from Sirs. Nel
lie Wright Olbb last year.
TO HOLD RECEPTION DEC. 18
LlhrnTj Club Plans fur Humiiingo
At a mooting of tho Ladles Li
brary Club hold yeatorday nftornoon
It was voted to Join with tho Com
mercial Club and Parent-Tonchor as
sociation In a recaption to tho now
comers to llond to bo held on Decem
ber 18. Sirs. Clyde SIcKny nnd Sirs.
A. SI. Prlnglo nnd Sirs. A. St. Lara
woro appointed a commlttco to havo
chnrgo of tho arrangements on be
half of tho club.
Tho club also voted to hold a rum
mngo sale on December 21 nt tho
Commercial Club rooms. Tho re
quest has boon made by tho club that
any parsons In Ilend hnvlng old cloth
ing which may bo mndo over to turn
It over to tho Library Club In enro
of It. St. Smith's storo not lator than
Docomber 10. Tho plan Is to sell tho
clothing nt tho rummage nt at low n
prlco as posslbln. Tho funds will bo
used for t'.o library.
I Mil llll HI hi I II M I '
TWO STORES VISITED
Thieves Force Front Door of (ill belt
Sliii-kel and llrvak Window In
Slaliuhclmcr'N store Olllccr.s to
Slake Cleanup of City Today.
Charles Carroll was held up on
tho Bond Water Light & Power Com
pany's bridge nnd relieved of $54,
X. K. Gilbert & Son's market was
entered by way of tho front door nnd
nn attempt m'jdo to ontor tho rear
of SInnnholmer Brother" store, be
tween 3 and 4 o'clock this morning.
Str. Carroll left his placo of busi
ness this morning shortly before 3
o'clock bound for his homo In Ken
wood by way of tho D. W. L. & P.
Co. bridge. When ho enmo up to
tho pole which stands nliout midway
across tho bridge two men stepped
out of the shadow, one covering him
with a revolver and tho other search
ing him. Carroll had $51 In change
In his ptickot nnd was relieved of tho
entire amount. According to his
story one of tho holdup mou woro a
heavy brown mncklnnw and n
slouch hat and was of medium
height. Tho other wns taller ami
woro slouchy clothes.
Within half an hour after tho Car
roll holdup, tho X. K. Gilbert & Son
moat market was entered by way of
tho front door. Investigation by Str.
Gilbert this morning Indicates that
nothing of valuo wns removed from
tho shelves, which loads him to be
llovo that tho thloves wero In search
of monoy rather than morchnndlso.
This Is tho third ttmu In tho last
month that attempts havo been mndo
to rob, his Btore. About n month
ago thloves entered tho market and
took considerable canned goods nnd
tobacco from the shelves. On a moro
recont occasion an attempt was made
to ontor tho roar of tho storo by pry
ing tho door off Its hinges.
The plans of n lone burglor to ou
ter tho rear of tho SInnnholmer
Brothers storo about 3;45 this morn
ing woro frustrated by night watch
man Nixon. Tho tumbling of hoxoa
and tho breaking of n window pane
attracted tho olllcor who found n
lono huiglar In tho net of ontorliiK.
Nixon fired four shots nnd tho burg
lar returned ono nnd escaped.
Chief of Police Roberts bid loves
thnt tho robbers nro men whom ho
Jailed on Saturday soon utter their
coming Into town. They wero thought
to bo suspicious characters and woro
hold In Jnll over Sunday and then re
leased and told lo loavo town. Ciller
Iloberts and his assistants will pmko
a clonuup today of all suspicious
characters. As yet no clew has been j
found ns to the persons Implicated In !
this morning's robborlos.
We carry a complete
line of goods
FOR THE HUNTER
Look oVcr our slock
. of Rifles, Shotguns'
. . . . : .
end Hardware Co.
Th Compuny thut put tlm
IF YOU DID NOT GET A CATALOG
CALL FOR ONE
WORK IN DARK
DAAIAQE IS DONE
Then C. ). 1. Co. Seeks to Unjoin
Itebiilhlln;: by Drooks-Scniilou Co.
Crew Busy Sunday Xljilit
Hildge.s att' Fully Replaced.
Bridges built 'over tho Central Oro
gpn and Pilot ltutto canals by the
Brooks-Scnnlcn company as a part of
Its logging road Into tho Umber w"Dro
destroyed Sunday night by u crow or
mon alloged to be In tho employ or
the C. O. I. Company, nnd on Slon
dcy tho Irrigation company obtained
nil Injunction against their replace
ment. Before service of tho papers
on tho Brooks-SciMilon company wna
made the lutdges wero repaired, mak
ing possible the continuance of tho
work of laying rails out Into tho tim
ber. Whether this action on tho part
of the C. O. I. Co wa3 actuated by
Its Inability to obtain from another
company, The Bond Company, oertnln
desired privileges, or whothor It
found Itself damaged by tho construc
tion of tho bridges over Hh canals
nnd took this means of protecting It
coif, Is now a ftanoral tuple for dis
cussion wherever tho facts nro
"Damaged," Howard Says.
Over tho toiophono yostordny af
ternoon Hot.cr.0 Hown'rd, gouornl
manager of tlio C. O. I. Co., stated
thr.t the lumber company "had no
right to bo thcro and to do what It
had dono." When asked If tho
bridges actually damaged tho Irriga
tion company, nsldo from tho moro
question of legal right nnd wrong,
Sir. Howard said that they did by
backing tho water up In the cnnnl.
According to n company official,
tho llrooko-Scanlon company owns
tho land over which tho railroad
(Contlnuod on last pago.)
''lumber MARKET helped"
Purchase by Allies Means Stimula
tion of Western 'Trade.
BHATTLK, Dec. 0. (P. X. 8.)
Lumber manufacturers In the north
west have had opened to thorn a mar
ket hitherto unentered through the
recent sale to tho allies of 200,000,
000 feet of southern yellow plno, ac
cording to John J. Rogors, secretory
of tho Rogers Lumber Company or
.Minneapolis, who Is In Soattlo today.
The Immense purchases of south
ern lumber by the allies, Rogors de
clares, moans thnt trtoro will be no
surplus stock In the south to take
csru of tho demand throughout the
Sllsslsslppl valley nnd buyers there
will be furred to turn to thoiwost for
their supplies. The entire western
lumber market, Rogers bellovos, will
hi. greatly stimulated.
"Wmr" In llurdwurti
jWAHNER PLEADS GUILTY
1 TO CIIARjEJF BURGLARY
i Attemps to Steal M. L. Mil ill's Auto-
. mobile Find Stolen AcccsMiiles
I Suspected of Robbing Stole.
I It. C. Wahner, a rnco track man,
was arrested by olllcors Kobe-ts nnd
Nixon and Deputy Sheriff Auue Wed-
nosday night on a burglarv charge.
'pleaded guilty In Judge Hastes' court
Thursday and was bound over to the
grand Jury. Tho specific ofTcuse with
which Wnliner wns charged was at
tempting to steal un automobile be
longing to St. L. Slorrltt. and tho
theft of some automobile accessories,
found by olllcora In his possession.
Minnie Lnuco, whom tho olllcor be
lieved to bo nn accomplice, was nlso
bound over to tho grand Jury. Flor
ence and Claude Hamilton, arrested
on slmllnr charges wero released.
At tho tlmo the arrests wero made
It was thought theso people woro Im
plicated In the burglary of K. A.
Snther's otoro on Wednesday when
the store was entered nnd n largo
rmount of merchandise taken from
tho shelves. Insulllctcnt evidence wur
found In. this particular, but tho of
llcers believe they hnve n clew, upon
which they nro now working.
Ilolso InteioMed hi Proposed Deiel
opulent of Cent nil Oregon.
BOISK, Idaho, Doc. '.'. (Special.)
Boise and Westorn ldnho nro In
terested In tho proposed rnllroad de
velopment of tho Interior of Oregon
which tho Oregon, California & Kns
tcrn railroad Company expects to
carry on, according to Robert K.
Strnhoru, of Portland, president of
Sir. Strnhoru wns In Boise yester
day, accompanied by Sirs. Strnhoru.
"Tho various railroads leading to
wards the Interior of Oregon owned
by tlio llnrrlman nnd Hill Interests
nro opposed to plans or nuy policy
thnt would necessitate tho expendi
ture of funds for extension," snld Mr.
Btrahorn. "That Is cortaln, They,
therefore are satisfied to rent with
their presont terminals.
"Tlio construction would mean
shortening of the distance from this
territory to Portland by 150 miles
and to San Francisco 700 miles over
tho present transportation facilities
offered to that city. This, naturally,
would bo an advantage. It would
also make a vast empire In the cen
tral portion of Oregon trlhutnry to
Portland, San Francisco nnd Boise,
"I do not believe that tho proposed
routo from here to Wlnuomiiccn to
perfect a connection there with the
Western Parlllc is feaslblo. I inn
fr.mlllnr with the routo, having been
over It In former years. The cost of
construction would not only be groat,
but tho territory doiw not .offer In
ducements for n rnllroad. There Is
little to draw from' hero to Win no
inucoa lii-o.fnr as large tonnuno Is
V()P It TAX IIS.
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City of Bend. .21 II l.'i
District 12 1.1 '4 7 12
Crook county . .20 21 2
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CW) C. S HCDHON, President II. M. LARA. Cashier (TsU
s(J?li r c fii' vi,.. Pr.ni, i, ,i i. (i M,.iii'vvni.iitt n.i fnai.iar T-'
The First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND, OREGON
Capital full.t paid
Surplus - - . -
in 1 own I his
If your homes were burglariwl
tonight wlmt would YOU losu?
Put your iMoney in this Haul:
mid your Valuable I'm per in
our Safety Deposit Vaults.
, '.va 'jls-si hi .ii .. u '
TEe FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
SETS TJX LED?
RETURN IS MADE TO 26
County Mllliigc for Coming' Venr is
Tho Mills Above IIM I tend Ill
Aided Into Three Voting Proj
I'lucls Rond .Money Assorted
Tho county tax lovy for tlio codling
year has been set at 20 mills, tho
action having been taken by tho
county court nt tho budget mooting
en Thursday, This Is a return to tho
mlllage of 1914 nnd an Increase of
two mills over tho lovy of a year ago.
For school district 12, which In
cludes tho city of Bend, the Increnso
amounts to ono mill, ns the district
does not pay tho county high schcool
Taking this fnct Into account, to
gether with the lovles already mado
In school district 12 ami tho city of
Bend, tho total tax to bo paid next
your tin city proporty Is riOMi mills,
nnd on property outside tho city, nnd
in the district, IIC 'j mills. For tho
city this is nn Increnso In nil taxes
over last your of 10 ty mills.
Tho county mlllngo Is mado up ns
(ieuornl school H mills
High school 2 mills
Library 1-20 mills
(lenoral (Including Rtnto) ....
20 !)-'.' 0 mills
Horn Tor Item, this Is it deduction
of half a mill on the general school
tax, nn Incronso of one mill for tho
county high school, nnd nn lucrensn
of four nuil nlnetoen twentieths mills
for the gouornl fund. Last year
thero was alsoiavlod thrca nnd a half
mills for tho road fund.
The county vnluntlnn, ns recently
announced by tho slate lax commis
sion, Ir $7itiG2,80r, exclusive of pub
lic utilities. The apportioned valuo
(Contlnuod on Inst pago.)
HEAR OUR GOOD NEWS
Veiv VoikrrN Read In Times of De
velopment lit Ilend.
NHW YORK, .Nov. 28. -Showing
that present developments In llnnd
are iiiiled on this side of the conti
nent ns well as throughout tho west,
the New York Times today prlntH tut
article on Paolllo commercial condi
tions which include the following
"That the Knslern capitalist has
found (hut now Is the time to get in
on the ground Moor Is evidenced by
tho facts that the Soanlun-llrooks
Lumber Company of Minneapolis has
Just been Incorporated In Oregon
with a cnpltal of $1,750,000 to do
business In Oregon, with liohd!irtr
tors acrosH the CiiHcailes nt Bend. The
Shovlln-llixuti mill, also nt llond, Is
being rushed to completion to handle
the liiislness which ulrendy has re
vived In the west."