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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 26, 1916)
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lock of development of Its agricultur
al resources. This Is duo mainly to
unsulted laws, previous lnxlty In the
enfrocoment of tho same, the element
of speculation that tins entered Into
n percentage of agricultural entries,
and tho lack of encouragoment nud
WHY PAY RENT?
nld to the honest and bona fldc set
UIER BUREAU TO AID
OWNERS OE RANGE STOCK
SHARP APPROVES THE
f 1 1
PROBLEM IS BIG
NEW OWS EAD
Irrigation ami Minimise QiicMIuils nip
Most lni)(iitJiiit Ours Now Cmi-
IrontliiK .State Itiilliimd llnltricr
Xiuneil .Mviiibci' of Committee
Oregon loohn to the building of the
Central Oregon railroad ns a power
ful niit to Htnte development.
Kohert K. Striihorn, who ling jm
i dcrtakeii to Ilnanru and build thu
now railway HyHtem In tho central
part of tho statu, wiyn that without
reclamation of the lamia by Irriga
tion neither the InvuHtmont of mil
lions or dollars nor (.(instruction of
hundreds of miles of railroad would
In recognition of Mr. Strnhorn'B
experience us n practical li ligation
man and railroad builder .Mr. Stru
liom was named yesterday as one of
tho live men who will represent the
Portland Chamber of Commerce at
tho( Htata Irrigation, drainage and
rural credits conference next month.
Tho others appointed are C. C. Colt,
A. I.. Mills, J. X. Teal and Kranltlln
Stato (Jiniiiiiitoe AihocaU-il.
In nn Interview jeaterduy Mr.
Striihorn vividly allowed tho great Im
portance to all Industrial and con
Ktructlvo enterprise that thu stute get
buck of and show faith in the recla
mation of Its Hoiul-nrld lauds.
And thu method that should be
lined, ha Is convinced, should be by
Htata guaranty of irrigation and
drainage, district bonds.
Ho considers tho conference to be
hold hero during l-Vbruury of the ut
most Importance. At that time legis
lation will be drafted and a cam
paign organized to secure favorable
action by thu people at the next gen
eral Htatu election.
Iu stating my opinion of the most
important matter ahead of thu con
vention of tho Central Oregon Devel
opment league at Ilend In November
t'i lusuru mlluny development." said
Mr. .Stillborn, "1 iihciI these, words:
'Immediate aggresHhe nud contigu
ous effort of all of you and your com
munities to work out nil this irriga
tion, drainage, subdivision and colo
nization of lands without which tho
railroads would not pay If they were
"Central Oregon in Its present con
dition would not justify the large
investment for this railway develop
ment. 1 would not have the courage
to attempt anything of the sort but
for my confidence. In tho early work
ing of thusu matters.
Must (( llamMii-lliuicl.
"Hut wo cannot let It rest nt this.
As, I have frequently slated, the so
lution oi thesu Irrigation and drain
age problems must precede or go
hand In hand with the railway devel
opment, "Having had almost continuous op
portunity for observation and with
tho tunttur on my mind much of the
time ever since, I am more than ever
convinced that tills Is the biggest
development question u lmo befoie
us in thin Htnte today.
"Thu serious complications mid al
most hopeless confusion Into which
our Irrigation and drainage matters
in Central Oregon have slumped, and
the vast Importance of the drnln.ige
problem in thu Willamette valley,
cry aloud for Immediate nud supieiue
effort on the part of our best men
That they should be unanimously
and strongly backed by their coimtlt
ilents everywhere goes without wi
"it Is therefore my profound cni
vlctlon that the stato conference cull
eil hero for 1'obruury to hi) a proper
foundation for the working out of
those great probleuiH is the one big
thing now Immediately ahead of in
Nothing should be left undone to
make It a nucetiss "
Mi "hoi n I'mty I'iiIn In Full Time
Do.-plto Hud Weather.
iChownunm l'lotts )
J. C. Mcl.ond, V. A. Potinwii. M
Jl, Caldwell, Dave Foulu, A. Nolwn
Fred lUinollel, Hill fitorkiiinu uu.l
Will llarvoy comprint) the Stnthoui
Hiirveylug imity which In camped this
week at the 70 ranch ut the lower
end uf this valley.
In Bplto of the novel o weather and
deep biiow the surveyors are putting
in full time upon the ontahlUluneiit
of the right of way. They are work
lug in this direction from tholr pres
out cuiup and should bo III I'nlsley
within a few dus an the countn
over which they will ptisn from the
70 here In as lovol as a lloor.
Patronise tho Hond Flour Mill Co ,
nnd make Hond the milling center of
Central Orogon. AtW.
Cicncrnl l-aml Ofllcc Oflicial Shjs (110
Arie lllll Which Has Passed House
Will Open Wny For .Many Sew
Stock Handles in the State.
"One of tho best pieces of land
legislation attempted in recent
This Is tho eharnctcrlzatlon given
by I.ouls I.. Sharp, chief of the Held I
division of the general land ofllcc,
to the GIO acre hometter.d bill which
recently passed tho house of repre
sentatives. Mr. Sharp pointed out that while
the best of the publ'c domain Is gone,
tho CIO acre hoineslond bill, If it bo -
conies a law, will open the way for
the establishment of many stock ran
ches where a good living may bo had.
In Oregon thero arc K, -1-12, 178
noes of public land that Is subject
to entry. Of this acreage, all Is sur
veyed 'tit l,S37,14r, acres. Most of
the land Is classified as grazing.
Lands me Listed.
It Is located In thu various land
ofllcc districts as follows:
I.n Ornnrie 022,410
The Dalles 1, 10C, 2 10
Total 15,4 12.178
"In dry farming nnd grazing local
ities, such as will be found In eastern
Oregon, sold Mr. Sharp, "fi 10 acres
of grazing land Is no greater In val
ue, both from n monetary and pro
ductive standpoint, then SO acres of
agricultural Innil In the westorn part
of the state. Hutrlcs of CIO acres
should he permitted, nnd if this Is
done. It will bo found In most in
stances that the hoiuestcrdcr will
find Btiflclent dry farming lands, even
In the most broken ami nrld locali
ties, to enable him to nil so feed to
support during the winter thu live
stock t lint can bo maintained during
the Imlnuco of the yenr on the graz
ing portions of his homestead.
Would I'l-mhlo 1,1; In;:.
"This would actually ennblo him to
forco tho land to provide n homo nud j
living for himself and family from
the start, which, In my opinion,
should be thu object of nil our laws
providing for tho settlement nnd de
velopment of tho public domain. If
we have tho right kind of n uottler
nnd provide him with land that will
furnish him a living, nud a 'future
chance to accumulate somo money,
thero v 1 1 1 bo no dlfllculty In enforc
ing the requirements of the law an to
residence nnd cultivation.
"One of the greatest drawbacks to
tho state of Oregon nt present Is the
TEAB THESE STOCKINGS
Tho tops where you attach the
Listeners--arc strongly knit yet they
are Unlit and comfortable. The makers
guarantee, the fit and insure the wear of
Will (live Notice of Stornm That
I'rotcctlon .May Ho I'rocuied For
Sheep ami Cuttle.
PORTLAND, Jan. 24. A co-operative
agreement has Just been made
between the Weather Hureati nnd tho
Forest Service Portland office, where
by the former will give tho latter
1 advance notice of storms in order
that stockmen grazing cheep and cat
tle on the national forest rnngo may
bo advised In time to protect tho
stock from tho elements.
For souio tlmo tho Forest super
visors hnvo been gathering Informa
tion In regard to lambing nnd shear
ing periods, and also in regard to the
dotes of tho more severo of recent
past storms. TIiIb Information, to-
I gather with n list of tho grazing per
.inltteos on tho natlonnl forests, has
been forwarded to tho Weather Ilur-
eau. The Weather Ilurcnu, in turn,
will send out n circular to nil stock
men telling thorn of tho plan. For
est supervisors will bo notified by
telegrnph of tho advent of n severe
storms, nnd will pass this Informa
tion on by telephone to national for
est grazing permittees. It Is further
expected Hint permittees will keep In
touch with the supervisor, especially
at such times ns they may havo their
stock In exposed situations; for at
such times knowledge of a coming
B'nrm w"l ennblo them to plnco the
stock under sheltor and thus avoid
tho sovcro losses which hnvo been
caused during lambing and shearing
SI inborn I'mty Ituus Lines Throiili
The Strnhorn party of surveyors
returned to Lakovlow Sunday nfter
completing tho survey of the railroad
to Cednrvlllo In Surprlso v'nlloy. The
survey connects with tho Western
Pacific at Buffalo Hills. Those in the
party are 'J. 13. McLeod, chief of tho
party, C. A. Peterson, Dave Fonts,
A. Nelson nnd Fred llenoflel.
N. II. llogue, who was formerly
with the party, passed through Lake
view about three weeks ago on his
way to Portland.
Monday morning tho party left for
tho Chandler station mid will resuino
tho survey of tho road from thero.
Thoy will probably contlnuo with the
work for the remainder of the winter.
Tho members of the party are con
fident that a road will bo built hut
they stato that It will bo up to tho
rltlzons of tho county to get busy If
the railroad Is to coma.
Just why this party of surveyors
should he In California, when Mr.
Strahoru stated that tho line would
he entirely nn Oregon system, wns
not stated by any of the men.
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Dye (it absolutely will not rot, burn or
weaken the yarn 'Other dyes do).
Knitted to size and thnpc exactly. Knit
right and fit right that means wear
Try a pair and see for yourself how
long they will wear.
rOIV SALE UY
flsrOW IS THE opportune
J time since the advent of
pi k't the railroads for you to
ytt huM a hme- ,why
&7WB& jejay construction until
it will cost you 20 per cent more
for the same building? The far
seeing man is availing- himself of
the opportunity of securing labor
and material very cheap.
We have the largest list of Resi
dence Property in Bend. Come in
and let us quote you prices, and
you will soon decide that you can
not afford to pay rent any longer.
G. E. Electric Iron
IRONS AT ONLY $3.75
WATER LIGHT & POWER CO.
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