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VOTE "YES" ON BOTH CHARTER AMENDMENTS AT NEXT MONDAY'S ELECTION. SHOW BEND'S INTEREST
IN THE STRAHORN RAILROAD
1)13X1), OREGON, WEDNESDAY' AFTERNOON, I'EBRl'ARV U:J, l"t.
PLANS MADE FOR
MUCH BRICK ALREADY
A. II. Horn Looks For Itusy Season
Has Bought Now Mucliinc For Lo
cal Yard AVlilch Will Increase
Cupnclty Begin Work Muy l.
That tho coming summer will seo
tho biggest doninnd for brick nml
othor building materials ever known
in Bond, la tho opinion ot A. II. Horn
of Iho Bond Hrlck & Ltimbo'" Co., who
returned ltiBt wook from Michigan,
whero ho spont tho winter.
"Already," Mr. Horn said, In talk
ing with a representative of Tho. Bul
letin, "half of my next season's out
put of brick Is spoken for, and It Is
cortaln that thoro will bo sovoral not-
nblo additions to tho business build
ings of Bund." Mr. Horn did not fcol
nt liberty to givo the names of thoso
who wero planning business build
Ings. Ho said, however, that thoro
wore nt present flvo structures under
consideration, as well as an addition
-to a building now In uso.
To meet tho demand which will bo
in ado by this construction, In addi
tion to tho largo amount of house
"building which Ib anticipated to pro
vldo for tho workers at tho now
mills, Mr. Horn bought, while In tho
cant, n now soft mud brick machine,
of tho Inrgcst slzo mndc. Only 20
of those nro In operation In tho Unit
ed States today. Tho machine hns n
dally capacity of 00,000 brick. It
will arrlvo and bo sot up in time for
the opening of tho ocason's work.
Work nt tho company's brick yard
nbout two miles west of town, will
bogln nbout Mny 1, according to Mr.
Horn, although If weather conditions
nro satisfactory ho may start In a few
-weeks earlier. In tho meantime- ho
will entlroly romodol tho yard to pro
"vldo for tho Increased capacity.
From 30 to 3D men wero employed
nt tho ynrd last summor. This year
few moro will hnyo to bo addod.
This wlntor thoro Jvjk boon Uttladono
beyond gottlng in a supply of wood
tor tho summer run, 300 cords being
on hand with 200 yet to bo hauled In.
TO FACE GRAND JURY
31111s Bound Over to Answer Charge
Floyd Hills, charged with forgery,
was bound over by Judge Bastes last
Friday to tho grand jury to answer
n forgery charge, alleged to have boon
committed on February 9. Hills Is
chargod with calling for tho pay roll
chock of R, Sunnrud, omployed by
tu Brooks-Scanlon iLumber Com
pany, which ho Indorsod nnd cashed.
Hills was apprehended by pollco
authorities In Portland last wcok as
ho was calling for his baggage. He
wa3 returnod to Bond by Shorlft E.
B. Knox, and being unnblo to furnish
SfiOO bonds was tnkon to Prlnovlllo
-whero ho will bo hold to await tho
flosslon of the grand Jury.
W. T... COBB, Fros.
THOS. COBB, Cashier.
THE CENTRAL OREGON
essary for present
existence a n d future
protection is the making
nnd saving of money.
Our business is the safe
custody of the people's
money, and the pay
ment of fair interest in
our Savings Depart
ment. A solid, well
established bank nt
W. L. COBB
V, L. O'DONNELL
INSPECTION OF TMMLO IDE
BY LEISjNJECENT TRIP
State Engineer Insects Project nnd
Takes L'p Itmtil Matter When Hero
Friday Dnlmls With Hint.
To Inspect tho Tumnlo project and
to got In touch with nffalrs hero In
connection with tho state's expendi
ture of road money In tho coming
spring, Stato Englnoor John H. Lewis
spent Friday in this section. John
Dubuls, of Mr. Lewis' office, nrrived
on Thursday and accompanied him
on his trip.
Tho greater part of tho day was
spent at Tumalo. Returning to Bond
with F. N. Wnllaco nnd W. D. Barnes
of Tumalo, In tho afternoon the pnr
ty went over tho new saw mills. Mr.
Lowls loft on tho night trnln. Ho
found the project in good shape.
So fnr as road matters wero con
cerned Mr. LowIb said that all ques
tions would bo settled when his rep
resentative camo In, In nbout a month
to lny out tho work. V. P. Vandovert,
who was ono of tho resolutions com
mittee of tho La Pino Commercial
Club, oxplalned La Pine's position
nnd was assured that whon tho tlmo
came all routes would bo taken into
consideration, before n final selection
Mr. Dubuls will probably bo locat1
cd In this section this summer to re
check seopngo losses on tho C. O. I.
Co. project and aloo to collect figures
on tho Tumalo project.
UNO BOARD ASKS FOR
S0N EXTENSION GRANT
Interest in" tho liil l'urclm.sers of Op
tions Involved Influences Members
In Seeking to Aid Project.
SALEM, Fob. 21. Tho Desert
Land Board at Its meeting last week
considered a statement from J. 12.
Morson of tho La Pino Irrigation pro
ject, and nftor consideration again
urged tho Department of tho Interior
to grant Morson's request for nu ex
tension of contract.
Tho lengthy communication to tho
Department contained tho following
paragraph, which nets forth what is
probably tho most Important consid
eration Involved, In tho eyes of tho
members of tho Board:
' In urging favorable action on this
matter, your petitioners havo given
duo. consideration to tho welfare of
the SJato at largo and moro especial
ly to that of tho' 211 purchasers of
options which Mr. Dixon's (tho De
pnrtmont's special agent) roport
shows rcprosonts a full contract prlco
of M44.7-M.94, of which $200,077.12
was paid and covered an area of 17,
No objections to tho extension
nought havo been filed with tho
Board, nnd many settlors havo earn
estly recommended It on tho ground
that through such oxtonslon lay their
only hope ot gottlng tho watorcd land
for which they havo paid, In tho niod
lum of options.
ROADS BKINfl REPAIRED.
A crow of men has been ougaged
for the' last sovoral dayt In grading
Wall street betweon Kentucky and
Washington strcots and botwoen Wall
and Front streot on Kentucky Btreet.
Sidewalks nro being built between tho
Lawronco building and tho cornor of
Wall nnd Kentucky streets. A con
B'dernblo amount of repair work on
tho roads will bo dono In various
places about town.
D. R. HUNTER, Vice-Pres
M. STEPHENS, Asst. Cashlsr
D. E. HUNTER
VOTE ON AMENDMENTS MONDAY
One Authorizes Bond Issue of $30,000 to Purchase
Property for Terminals of Strahorn Road Other
.Would Permit District Binding for Improve
ment of City's Street and Sewer Systems
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HOW THE PROPERTY WILL BE USED
"The intention is to use this for u right of way
through the city, necessary tracks for passenger and
freight terminals, passenger and freight stations, shops
sufficient to handle the business for such an important
terminal as Bend should be, fuel storage and loading
facilities, roundhouse, stockyards, and for other strictly
railway purposes." ROUT. E. STHAHOHN
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The question of voting $30,000 in
bonds with which to purchnso term
inal proporty In Bend desired by Rob
ert E. Strahorn for tho Orogon, Cali
fornia & Eastern railroad will come
before tho voters at a special election
to bo hold on Monday. At tho same
tlmo tho voters will pn3s on tho ques
tion of amending tho city chnrtor to
permit bonding for ilio Improvement
of roads and sewers by districts. No
bond issue, is involved in tho latter
Tho Commercial Club commltteo,
appointed last fall to nrraugo for tho
acquisition of tho torralnnl property,
roported at tho club luncheon Inst
Saturday. As stated In Its roport tho
commltteo, on Its appointment, con
ferred will Mr. Strahorn to lenm Just
what proporty ho wanted nnd has
slnco obtnlned options un tho greater
part of this. The bonds which will
bo votod on Monday nro to tnho up
Tho lands desired by Mr. Strahorn
pnrnllol tho Oregon trunk right ot
way on tho cast extending through
Center addition from tho southern
boundary of tho town. A consider
able portion, owned by W. D. Chonoy
and tho Bond Park Co., Mr. Cheney
Id giving outright.
Tho uso to which Mr. Strahorn In
t mis to put tho property Is Indicat
ed In tho stntoment from tho railroad
builder, printed nbovo.
Campaign Committee Appointed.
At Saturday' meeting n commltteo
to campaign for tho passage of tho
bonds was appointed, cotiBlBtlng of J.
A. Enstos, II. II. Do Armond, C. E.
Short, n. M. Smith, W. L. O'Donnol.
Tho following appeal for support of
the measuro hns been prepared oy
tho commltteo and waB approved by
tho dlroctors of the club at a meeting
held this noon.
"To tho votors of Dejid
"On noxt Monday, Folirunry 28th.
you will bo called upon lo voto upon
two Important measures, upon tho
success of both of which lnrgoly do
ponds tho futuro prosperity of our
"Tho first, nnd most Important, Is
nn amendment to tho City Chnrtor
authorizing tho Issuance of bonds
against tho city for tho pitrchaso of
rights of way, easements, tormlnaU
and othor real property to aid In tho
building and construction of tho Oro
gon. California & Kastorn Railroad.
"Tho building of this railroad sys
tem will plnco Bend In n position to
become tho greatest inland city of
Orogon, for it will bo tho headquar
ters of tho system1, with tho attend
We carry a complete
line of goods
FOR THE HUNTER
Looi over our stock
of Rifles, Shotguns
Bend Hardware Co.
IF YOU DID NOT GET A CATALOG
CALL FOR ONt
- - - - m.-m-4.
" - " - ----.-.. .. J
ant termlnnls, shops, round houses,
etc., which will requlro the residence
here of a largo number of mechanics
"It w'll greatly Increnso tho vnluo
of our real estate, nnd otherwlso odd
to tho attractiveness of our city. It
will mean moro business for our mer
chants and moro work for our lnlmr.
ers. It will open up larger fields for
tho mnrltotlng our products of our
mlllB, nnd will mnko possible tho es
tablishment of other Industries, tho
success ot which largely doponds up
on convenient transportation. It will
Increnso tho domnnd for tho devel
opment of our unlimited wnter pow
er, and will nttrnct capital fronv all
parts of tho country.
"A commltteo of our follow towns
men, consisting of A. J. Kroenort, T.
II. Foloy. J. N. Hunter, V. A. Forbes,
nnd II. W. Sawyer, appointed by tho
uoBimcrciai ciuii, nas learnod from
Mr. Strahorn tho proporty ho desires
nnd litis nlready secured ontlons on
tho greater portion of this, (n largo
portion noing donated), and has
found that tho entlro nrea required
can bo purchased at less than $30
000. "It Is proposed to purchase this
property and to donnto it to tho Oro
gon, California & Eastorn (familiarly;
known as tho Strahorn lino) under
such restrictions nnd guarantees as
will assure Bond tho enjoyment of
the promised advantages this mat
ter being loft to tho City Council for
"Only such portion of tho bond Is
suo as Is required to mnko tho pur
chnso will bo usod.
"Wo rccomniond that you voto:
300. x YES.
That tho bond Issuo will carry Is
tho gouernl belief n tho city, bused
on ii fooling that everything possible
should bo dono to nsslst Mr. Stra
horn nnd that Bond will bonofit ma
terially from tho road.
Following nro tho opinions of var
ious business men of tho city, Inter
viewed by n represontntlvo of Tho
Mayor J. A. EnstoB. "I bollovo St
Is up to cvory votor In tho city of
Bond to seo that tho Strahorn rail
road svRtnm has right of. way and
terminal facilities. Tho bonds should
E. A. Snthor. "I think tho bonds
should bo votod."
T. A. McCuhn. "Tho Shovlln-Hlx-on
Company Is glad to co-opernto
(Continued on Inst lingo.)
5g!r & g5&
FORMER SEATTLE REALTY
OPERATOR HERE ON SATURDAY
('. I. Illlliiiiiii nnd Puity Puss
Through Town on Wny to Inspect
Lands lu Interior.
C. D'. Hlllinan, a former Soattlo
real cstato operator, now living In
Pasadena. California, passed through
Bond Saturday on his way to tho
Intorlor to Inspect Bevornl largo tracts
of real estato which ho contemplated
buying. With him wero Kny McKay,
J. L. D. M rrlsun. Frnnk Ilnmlpn nml
Frank Johnson, of tho wagon road
grant land company.
Mr. Hlllmnn. In conversation. RnM
that ho expected to make large In
vestments in central Oregon real os
tato In tho next few months. Ho was
looking particularly, ho Bald, for big
cheap cattle ranches nnd might pos
sibly purchase tho romnlnlng hold
ings of tho road grant land rnmnnnv.
Tho Strahorn railroad ontorprlso was
ono of tho things Hint drew his at
tention to tins Bcctlon.
Beforo coining bore Mr. Hlllmnn
purchnsed somo 22,000 acres of Con
trnl Orogon lnnd, according to the
Oregon Journal. Tho Journal roport
"Tho lands llo In Crook, Hnrnoy
nnd Lnko counties, and wore bought
r.t nn nvorago prlco of $15 nn ncro.
About 13.000 acres wero procured
from tho Hiram Goddard estato. 4T.00
acres from Cl.uk Thompson of Cns-
couo locks and tho roninlnder from
Kny McKay of Soattlo. It Is report
ed that Hlllinan hns ovor $1,000,000,
to Invest In Orogon lands."
Tho party loft for BrooklngH onrly
Saturday afternoon, John Collins
driving the cnr.
Hihool llnxo Bull nnd Trail;
Tennis Start Work.
Baso ball and track candidates of
tho Bend high school woro culled nut
this week to bogln spring practice
With' tho nrrlval of now equipment,
and a plnco solcctod for work lu Park
addition, teams will bo organized un
der tho direction of Prof. It. a.
As yet nothing of n doflnlto char
acter has boon dono regarding n baso
ball schedule but It Ib cxpectod that
games will bo nrranged with vnrlous
high Eclmols throughout Central Oro
gon during tho spring months.
Efforts nro being mndo to obtain n
mnn to handlo tho track work, In or
der to glvo tho asplrautM for track
honors tho best tralnli.gvfoj tl &:ot
to bo held nt Iledinoud In May.
REPUBLICAN LEAD LinilT.
SALEM, Fob. 21. In tho regis
tratlon figures thus fnr filed with tho
Secretary of Stnto. Crook county
bIiows up with only IfiO registrations
or which 75 nro Republicans nnd 70
Democrats. This establishes Crook
county ns having n hlghor jiorcontngo
of Domocrnts tbnn any othor coun
ty In the state oxcopt Bnkor, at limit
so far an present figuroB Indicate,
Tho total stato registration to dato Is
40,403, of which 30,982 nro Ro
publicans and ll,00n DomncratB. Tho
per contngo of Itopuhllrnns to tho
total registration Is over CO por cont.
REDMOND SPOKESMAN SOLD.
Tho Ilodmond Spokesman Iuih
changed linnils, according to an an
nouncement in Inst wecok's Issuo.
Tho now ownor Is W. M. Pottlgrnw,
who was formerly lu the nowspnpor
business In tho onst. Mr. Puttlgrow
hns bcon In this section nbout "n year,
living with rolntlves at Powell llutto,
oyioy o?y oy oj) oy oy ol) oy oy oyoioy
SjjV ' ' -- -r -f &?
CWi O. B. Hl'DSON. President E. M. LARA. Cashier ffSwwl
hJ' it n nni? ,ir. !.ui.init
rffc E, A. SATHEIt, Vice Pros.
The First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND, OREGON
I upitul full) paid
All National Banks
They nre subject to the same strict rules
and regulations in force in all departments of
the Government, and required to live up to
its high standard,
NATIONAL HANKS must belong to the
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM, and are
entitled to all of its advantages.
We will be pleated lo explain to our friends and cus
tomers the many advantages of this system and the practi
cally limitless protection It offers lo depositors,
ire FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BEND
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wjgyjy 'iUyi'iJy kvtJU
ALL. IN FAVOR
OPINIONS DIFFER ON
Bulletin Obtains Htntcnients From
Stato Oltlcers (JIvIiik Tliclr Views
on Irrigation mill Drnlnngxs Mean-
in es to Bo Considered Soon.
What do tho chief officials of tho
Stato of Oregon think nbout tho pro
posed legislation for stato aid to Irri
gation, dralnngo nud rural credits?
With n view to nnsworlng tli.it
question Tho Bullotln requested
stntuniontB from tho flvo niombors of
tho Dcsort Lnnd Board. As thoso
big questions will bo discussed at tho
contorenco nt Salem commencing on
March 0, It Is interesting to know tho
opinions of tho llvo most Important
clectlvo olllclnls of tho stato, and os
peclally In this Irrigated country.
Governor Wlthycombo favors rural
credits but Is doubtful as to tho eco
nomic wisdom or Imtnodlnto desir
ability of stato backing for Irrigation
nnd drainage districts. Howovor, If
tho oloctornto approves workable and
coiiBorvntlvo bills, ho will suppoit
Attornoy Gonernl Brown snys ho
Is favorable to n stotuto for stato
aid, assuming tho required constltu
t'onnl nniondmont fiist carries, pro
vided "It Is Bafo nnd bnsod upon
sound buslnoss principles."
Secretary of Stato Olcott alono re
fuses to express nn opinion. Ho pre
fers to remain non-committal nt this
Stnto Tronsuror Kay Is flatly op
posed to stato aid for Irrigation or
dralnngo districts, declaring it Is pour
business and that as matters stand
such nctlon Is entlroly uncallod for.
State Engineer Lowls Is earnest
ly supporting tho plan for stnto nld
to Irrigation and dralnngo develop
ment. Ho especially fnvors co-opora-tlou
with Fodornl organization nud
division of tho llunnclnl guarantee of
bonds betweon Stnto nnd Nation.
The (Joveiiior's Statement.
Govornor Withycorabo's stntomont
"I entertain considerable doubt .a
to whether tho Stato should nssutno
flnnnclat responsibility for bonds In
volving Irrigation and dralnngo work.
Dovolopmout along this lino Is vital
ly doslrnblo, but I am not yet con
vinced that tho entire commonwealth
should hack local projects, which, if
commercially renslliie, should ho ahln
to finance thoiusolves on tholr own
"However, If tho constitution Is
nmondod to penult such statu guar
antee, nnd an equitable and safe plan
Is approved by tho legislature, such
would rocelvo my support.
"Rural credits would bo n wondor
ful boon to ngrlcultural Orogon
tho backbond of tho state nnd if a
conservative and workable plan Is
evolved I shall support It eiltliuslns
tlcally." Attorney GiuhtiiI Biiiwii'h Vlmvu.
Goorgo M. Brown, tho Attorney
General, gave Tho Bulletin tho fol
lowing expression of his Htnnd,
"In answer to your question as to
(Continued on pngo 0.)
M. LARA. Cashier
(1. MREYNOLl)8, Asst. Cashlor,
A. STOVER, Astat. Cashier
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