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The bend bulletin
11E.VD, OHHGON, WEDNESDAY AFTEUNOO.Y, ACCJL'ST 10, 101(1.
A L MEASURES
0. K. SAY VOTERS
STRAHORN BONDS ARE
Annexation Carrie In All Districts
Hy Good Margin Vote Unlit Duo
to Confidence That Measures
Will Curry Figures Glicn.
Vor the second time Bend showed
its desire to assist In the construc
tion of the Strahorn railroads when
on Tuesday It voted to amend the
city charter to permit the Issue of
$35,000 worth of bonds with which
to purchase terminal property do
aired by Mr. Strahorn In the city.
At tho same, time iho charter was
amended to permit bonding of local
districts for street and sewer Im
provements and all surrounding plat
ted districts, on both sides of tho
river wero voted Into tho city.
Tho vote on tho Strahorn bonds
was almost tho same as that Riven
to tho measure In February, nt the
election Invalidated by reason of Ir
regularities in the preliminary pro
ceedlngs, or 186 to SI. In February
tho vote wub 179 to 17.
In tho three llend precincts llttlo
Interest was taken lu the election
because of the general belief that all
measures would carry by comfortable
margins. West of the river, how
ever, where tho annexation measure
nlono was voted on considerable ac-
j tivlty was shown, as Is Indicated by
tho comparative closeness or the
vote, which was 99 In favor to 81
ny this annexation, the city Is en
larged by nbout 37 sections and tho
assessed valuation Increased at least
$210,000, the exact figures having
not yet been worked out. Tho annex
ed torrltory does not begin to pay
city taxes until 1918.
Tho Stn.horn bond Issue will now
bo advertised for bids, It is under
stood, und arrangements made to
eomplcto tho acquisition of the
jpronerty desired by Mr. Struhorn.
Tho voto by precincts was r.B .follows:
Stra. Imp. Annex.
Yes No Yes No Yes No
No, 3 .119 7 118 8 117 11
No. 4 . 36 4 34 C 40 2
No. 5 . 31 10 37 6 36 9
Total 186 21 189 20
Kenwood 99 81
WILL MOVE TELEGRAPH OFFICE
"Western Union Will Unto Doivn
As soon as quarters can bo so
cured and the necessary wlro work
tone the main olllco of tho Western
Union will bo moved down town. A
derision to this effect wus reached
last week on the occasion of the
visit hero of E. Nooning, district
commercial superintendent of tho
Wostern Union, II. M. Huston, sup
erintendent of telegraph of tho S.
P. & S and E. A. Kllppel, super
intendent of telegraph of tho O.-W,
It. & N.
Tho decision to make tho chango
-comes as n result of agitation hy the
Commercial Club based on tho un
satisfactory condition which has ex
isted In tho matter of telegraph ser
lco since the recent rapid Increase
4n business here.
WRIGHT HOTEL IS SOLD
II, W. (ruluini, of Mcdford, Take
Oter Popular llend Hostelry.
II. V. Graham, of Medrord, today
closed a deal by which he takes over
tho Wright Hotel on or nbout Sep
tember 1. H. M. Abbott who has
een proprietor for several month
will continue In the hotel until Mr.
Orabam takes possession.
Mr Graham Is an experienced ho
tel man, having ongaged lu that
business In Coeur d'Aleno. Idaho, be
fore going to Bedford where ho has
been engaged In the Insurance bus
iness. It is the Intention of Mr. Abbott
to remain In llend. Ho will, how
over, take a trip to Medford after
Mr. Grahanr takes pobsesslon of tho
HASH HALL GAMH Sl'NDAV.
Because of the failure of the Cul
ver nine to show up last Sunday the
bell game scheduled to be played be
tween It and the Shevlln-Hlxon team
was cancelled. A game has been
arranged for next Sunday and Culver
has given assurauce that the team
will surely be here-
PINE MANUFACTURERS SAY
BUSINESS CONDITIONS GOOD
At Meetings Iiiust Week Trade Sub
jects ore DlMMivsed liov Men
form A-ssoclntlon for Mutual Aid
Optimistic reports as to tho con
dition of the pine lumber Industry
were given at the business session of
the Wqsfern .Manujacturers iAbso
clatlon held hero last week. Labor
conditions were the only disquieting
feature of the present situation, ac
cording to several speakers, and even
tills difficulty had Its favorablo side
In forcing a curtailment of produc
tion. Other matters discussed were the
classification of lumber for the de
termination of freight rates, to
which tho lumbermen are opposed,
and tho outlook for the business nt
the close of the European war. An
Invitation was extended to the Cali
fornia Pine Manufacturers Assocla.
tlon which was represented nt tho
meeting by II. D. Morteuson, of
Klamath Fulls, to join tho associa
tion for which Mr. Mortenson ex
pressed his thanks, saying that his
association could not accept at this
time but that It did want to affiliate.
Itself In tho bureau or grades in or
der to create common standards.
Wednesday evening tho box mak
ers In attendance at tho meeting
gathered to discuss trade conditions
und during the evening formed tho
Western Pino Uox Manufacturers As
sociation to work for the betterment
of conditions In tho trade. Assist
ance will nlso be given the national
association In working out tho clas
sification of freights cm different
packages, and the Interests of mem
bers protected In the proceedings for
the standardization of packages.
Directors for the different districts
were elected as follows: Spokane,
Paul tachmund; Wonatche-o, A. II.
Squires: Kastorn Oregon, Lean Stod
dard; llend, J. I). Knapp.
N. P. WEIDER FOUND DEAD;
HEART FAILURE IS CAUSE
Mother, 'After Missing- Her Son For
Four Uiijh Finds I tody lu Ills
Nicholas P. Welder, for 13 years
n lestdent of llend, "was found dead
last Thursday morning In Ills paint
shop by his ntothor, Mrs. Christina
Welder. Physicians say Mr. Welder
died of heart failure. After having
missed him for four days and not
knowing what might havo befallen
him, Mrs. Welder set out In search
of Inforniutlon regarding her son's
disappearance. She made several In
qulrles about him and found that tho
last that nny one hud seen of him
was on Sunday morning. Mrs. Weld
er ut first thought that her son had
gone fishing or that he was called
away on a Job of painting. On Wed
nesday evening who became restless
and, according to her story, sho
thought she heard him. calling dis
tinctly to her. Early on Thursday
morning she went to his work shop,
found the door of the shop partly
open nnd her son lying dead on tho
It Is thought that hn died somo
time during Sunduy. Mrs. Welder
was of the opinion that her son
might have met foul play, but a
careful examination showed that
heart failure was clearly the cnuso
of his death. No Inquest was thought
Sir. Wcldnr w-as n natlvo of Wis
consin. He was born In St. Cloud
where he lived until he ennui to
llend 13 years ago. He engaged hero
In the furniture, painting and paper
hanging business. In his earlv youth
he was known In the east In pro
fessional base ball circles and local
ly wus a closo follower of athletics,
The deceased Is survived by his
mother, Mrs. Christina Welder, who
lives In Wlestorla, Mr. Jennlo Clark
of Everett, and a brother, John
Welder. Mr. Welder was a member
of the local lodges of Modern Wood
men of America and the Odd Fellows,
under whose direction the funeral
was held on Friday morning from
the Nlswonger undertaking parlors.
The interment w-as made In the Pil
ot Hutte cemetery.
Work was begun on Saturday on
the construction of the s'dewalk on
tho new bridge above tho power dam
nnd along the west end of the fill
The walk Is on the down stream aldo
of tho brldgo and gives a a opitortun
Ity to see tho dam and wjter fail at
OVKHTl'IU' i:i,l!tTi:il I'l.l.'IlK,
II J. Ovttrturf was elect ml clerk
of school dtetriet 12 at the special
alectlon new un inurvaay lie
tak the place of I). M. Davis who
was elected In June and resigned. F.
O. Minor was a candidate against
Mr. Overturf. the vote being, Over
turf C2 Minor 21.
18,000 BUSHELS GO TO
Al. H. HOUSER
Central Orejton'H llbwt and Ikwt
Crop Being: Hart e.tcd Farmers
Holding For Higher lrlcts
Yield Mill Exceed 500,00(1 Hu.
One dollar and five cents per bush
el Is the highest price that has been
paid this jear for grain In Central
Oregon according to A. C. Egun, local
O.-W. R. & N. agent, who has been
In the grain sections for the last
week. M. II. Houser, of Portland, last
week purchased 18,000 bushels- of
high grade wheat for which he paid
$1.05 per bushel. Other quotations
rnngo between $1 and J 1.05. Only
a small part of Central Oregon's C00
000 buBhel wheat crop has been sold.
Tho farmers, with the prices appar
ently soaring, nro reluctant to let
loose of their crops despite the rec
ord prices paid in this locality.
Tho harvesting of Central Oregon's
biggest and best grain crop Is now
on. Kverywhero yield? are bettor
than In nny former year. It is es
timated by A. J. Kroeuert, of the
lloud Flour Mill Co., thnt the wheat
will average around 30 bushels to tho
aero In the Central Oregon territory.
He says that tho wheat Is generally
of a better quality. The Uend Flour
Mill Is also offering the top notch
prices to the farmers In its territory
south of tho Columbia river.
Tho rye ami barley crops, like the
wheat, are much heavier this )ear
und the quality Is reported to bo
It has been estimated thnt the
crop In Centrul Oregon Is fully 60,
000 bushels heavier than It was last
year on practically the same acre
ago that wus harvested lu 191ii.
Tho (in loads for Inrlr Sum Louie
Two cnrloadH of 20 horses each
loft llend yesterday morning bound
for El Puso, Texas, where they will
lie turned over to tho United States
government for calvalry purposes.
The horses huve been gathered lu
tho Interior In tho past fow weeks
by George W. Roberts, of Seattle,
who hus n contract with the govern
ment to supply calvalry mounts, F.
A. Appleton, who Is associated with
Mr, Itoberts, spent Saturday hero.
According to Mr. Appleton, Central
Oregon horses nro bettor for cavalry
purposes than those from tiny other
section of tho country being more
rugged nnd having better feet. Tho
average price paid for the shlpmont
made on Sunduy was JS5 per head.
The buyers will bo hero again early
In September forn nother shipment.
permanent oi'Firi: opi:.'i:i.
Jay Salzmun has received word
from Major Hiram V. Wolch, re
cruiting otllcer of tho Oregon nation
al guard, to the effect that a perma
nent recruiting station has been op
ened nt The Dalles. Major Welch 1st
anxious to obtain further enlist
ments from this section und Invites
correspondence from any interested. '
CHARLES E. HUCHES
Mr Hughei Ij in Oregon toJiy and
LOCAL PLANTS ARE
Visitor, Who Attend lbinqurt An
tonLslicd nt lctctopntcnt of 1ocnl
Industries MJll.s and Town aw
L'rttl to Co-operate Here.
Expressions of, surprise In tho
magnitude und efilcteucy of Hend'a
lumbering industry and the vast
surrounding timber belt were voiced
by almost every visiting lumbermen
who spoke at the banquet given on
Thursday evening by tho Emblem
Club nnd attended by more than
150 guests and members. Forty five
out of town lumbermen were pros
cnt nt the banquet, llend was ear
nestly thanked for Its welcome to
tho visitors and was congratulated
for hnvlng such extenstvo Industries
nt Its threshold.
C. S. Hudson was tho tlrst speaker
of the, evening, He dealt brlotly
with Mend's genornl development up
to the time of tho construction and
operation of tho in 1.1 Is nnd brought
out the great benefits which llend Is
realizing through their operation.
II. II. Hornby, of tho Dovor Lum
ber Company, of Dovor, Idaho, spoke
upon the relations of lumber Indus
try to towns In which this Industry
Is situated und especially congratu
lated Hand upon hnvlng two plants,
which, he thought, are tho last word
In saw mill construction.
That great benefits will accrue to
llend nnd Its surrounding country ns
n result of the coming of two large
plants such as arc located hero, was
tho belief of A. W. Laird, manager
of the Potlatch Lumber Co., of Pot
latch, Idaho. These are sure to
came to a community which depends
upon it large payroll, lie snld, llend
will soon probably reach the zenith
of Its development ns a result of tho
two mills. Tho town may rnceilo u
llttlo for n time nnd then will go on
towni d u steady development nnd
growth. Millions of dollars will be
distributed hero In n deciulo nnd the
resources ought to hu proporly con
served and ns much r.ttentlon an. pos
sible given to local enterprise. Co
nperntlon nnd harmony ought to ov
ist between the town nnd the Indus
try, said Mr. Laird.
Portland," sold T. J. Ilumblrd,
of tho Ilumblrd Lumber Company,
of Sandpolnt, Idaho, "may be tho
biggest town In Oregon, but It Is
not the best town In Oregon, 1 be
lieve that I have been seeing a good
part of the beat town lu Oregon
since I have been In llend, looking
over your splendid plants and tho
big timber country which Burrouuds
Other speakers of the evening
were II. L. Souru, of the Hope Lum
ber Manufacturing Company, of
Hope, Idaho, II. I). Mortenson, of
the Pelican Hay Lumber Co.,v of
Klamath Fulls, und president of tho
California White Pino Association,
(ii-orgu Stoddard, of tho (Iraud
Hondo Lumber Co., of llukor, Oregon,
and W. I). Cheney of Sonttln. B. M.
Iirn wus tonstmuster. ,
The Oregon Trunk train was held
until 10 o'clock In thu evening to
await the lumbermen who attended
CHARLES W FAIRBANKS
(or Vkc Preudci
will ipeak in Portland" tonight.
ALL INTERESTS AT KLAMATH
FALLS ARE RACKING STRAHORN
So II. I). Mortenson Say When Hero
Idist Week Town Is Only Wait
ing to Hear What Wishes Arc.
That Klamath Falls Is united In
its support of Robert E. Strahorn
nnd his projected railroads was the
statement made by II. D. Mortenson,
of that city, when hero on tho occas
ion of the meeting of the Western
Pino Manufacturers Ansa elation
meeting last. Mr. Mortenson Is one
of the prominent men of Klamath
Falls, being connected with the Pel
ican Hay Hmmbor Co.. He la also
president of the California Pine Man
According to Mr. Mortenson Klnm
nth has not yet been able to show Its
Interest definitely because It has not
yet been told by Mr. Strahorn Just
what he desires from Uio town. As
soon ns he makes his wishes known,
however, thero will bo no doubt of
tho town's meeting them.
In tho minds of the Klamath peo
ple, Mr. Mortenson says, the big
thing ts In getting other outlets for
tho town besides tho single ono to
the south which they now have. This
Is as much tho feeling of the lumber
Interests ns of nny other part of the
town nlthough they expect that the
now roatl will open competing tracts
Mr. Mortenson was much pleased
with llend and had many kind words
to say of the town nnd Its prospects.
COMMERCIAL CLUB WILL HOLD
GENERAL MEETING TONIGHT
To Hnic flet-ToRrtlicr Affair At
Saturday's Luncheon Halibut Hilt
Ih Fuiortihly Reported On
A prnlcoworthy Innovation was put
into effect at the Commercial Club
luncheon on Saturday when the man-
iigor reported to tho club nil the
Items of expense passed on by thu
directors nt their recent meeting.
Other matters brought before tho
club Included committee reports on
tho question of n fair exhibit, on tho
Seattle halibut hill ntiil on thu ex
tension of tho city limits.
In tho halibut matter Chairman
Dement, of the Public affairs com
mittee reported advising that tho
club fnvor tho bill and nsk Repre
sentative Slnnott to voto for It un
less special reasons existed tomig
gest a contrary cmine. juimtfeer
Ersklne advised the club or tho do
slny of tho Ladles Auxiliary to as
sist In tho annexation metier. Tho
road committee ndvlsed that no ac
tion bo taken on tho rond to tho
Shevlln mill until tho city received a
permanent right of way.
As provided by u voto of tho club
nt an earlier meeting this week's
meeting will be held this evening
and will be In the nature of u gen
eral get-together affair, All resi
dents of the city uro Invited, whether
or not they nro members of the club
and It Is hoped that lurK"' numbers
will attend and feel free to Join In
tho discussion of then eeds of llend.
tho discussion of tho needs of llend,
Tho meeting will be held ut thu
Commercial Club room nod llfht re
freshments will bo wined In the
course or tun ovontng. iiicko gen
in I meetings nro to ho held mouth
JOHN D. SPRECKLES ON TOUR
Sim I'lunrUro Capitalist Will Muko
ThiiMMigli Study of Soda l)PMm,
John D. Spreckles, Jr, of Suit
Francisco, vice president of tho
Ameilcuu Soda Products Co., nrilvod
In llend this msriitm: and left for
Sprockles where lie will luvpeot the
work that Is going on ut Alkali lake.
Mr. Sprecklea is very cuthuslustlc
oer the prospects of an extensive
development of tho soda ash deposits
and while ut Alkali lake he will
mako a thorough study of the con
ditions und tho possibilities for
KITTENS HCrOMi: OATH.
Ilecatise of tho dunco arranged for
the evening tho lloo I loo concatena
tion In connection with the visit of
the lumbermen hero lust week was
held Wednesday nfternoou Immedi
ately following the business session
of tho pluo men In all 13 kittens
were Initiated Into thu mysteries of
the order, being tiio following: J. T
II osloy. B. F. MnKee, J. A. Ilrlnkluy,
,1 T. Hardy, F. Jennings, T. E. Ly
(inn. J. II. Roberts, C. H. Hudson,
I ,I Luru. V. A. Forties. (J. B.
Murt, 8. A. illakloy. J. II. CorJiejU
IIHAItlMJ HIKJIXS MDNDAV.
According (o thu prusont under
.uidlng tliM Orwgon Public Service
( omiHlMioii will open thu hrlug of
the coMplalut brought by th twt
Hem ngulnst thu C O. 1 Co., hare
on Monday. Thi eommliwlou hi st
three days for the hearing, which
will be hsli in th Commercial (Jlub
mm. II. It. Do Armond will appear
fur the settler.
GOMES AUG. 18
BIG DISPLAY WILL BE
Keen ComUtJon Is Expected in Ui
tiansew V)iitistlg for Silver Cup
New Comers Shon Intcrcot
To Charge No Aduilislen Fve.
Dcsplto tho cold hat.kw&i'd spring
nnd tho late summer season the Li
brary Club, undor whoso nusplco-i
tho Sixth Aunual Flower Show will
bu held on Friday afternoon and
evening In tho O'Kane building Is ex
pecting as largo an entry list of (low
ers of equal quality ns tho exhibits
of lust year. Keen Interest is being
shown this )CT among llowcr grow
ors In getting tholr exhibits lu thu
best shape for Friday's display.
Thnt thorn will bo tunny exhibit
ors competing this year who did not
mako displays last )car s Indicated
by the many Inquiries that have boon,
received by tho committees In
charge of tho Bhow. Now comers urn
showing much Interest In helping to
make tho show n big success.
Keen competition this year 1s ex
pected In the classes of dlsptayu
which will compoto for the Kmhloin.
Club cups. A large entry list for
thexo two prizes has nlrcndy beer
Vegetables will comprlso a prom
inent place lu tho dlsplojs this year.
Departments have boon mado Tor dry
land und Irrigated products grown In
this vicinity. Tho Library Club la
encouraging tho exhibition of graluj
and grnssos, hut no prizes uro offer
ed In this depart' nt.
Tho displayH ot tlio boys and girls
who hnvo been engugpd In tho nctiool
gnrden work will lie ono of tho feat
ures of thu show.
It Is especially requested that alt
who expect to outer exhibits for
cither ot tho gonaral dlsplr.y cnpn no
tify Mrs. Thompson on Thursday.
ll vntr'cs must Jie lu b'efon
flMf. on-Frl'daT At .WttUliul?
doors will bo closed tmd tho Judging
will begin nt 1'.'. Thu doom will Un
opened to tho public nt 2, No 'ad
mission feo Is charged.
No prizes will lie dullvered until
August 20 nt which time they may
be obtained at Thompson's furnlturn
store. All (lowers entered for prlzoit
nro for huIo hut may not bo removed
until the closo of tho show. Thorn
will nlso bo for oalu potted plants,
ferns, etc., ut a booth lu chargu ot
of Mrs. Floyd Dement.
Addltlonul prizes have been receiv
ed us follows: Uend llrlck & Lumber
Co., K: Heorgo Mutes, $1 worth ot
At tho rqtfiiM of tho committer)
the rules uro reprinted uh follows
1. All oxh'lil's must hu lliat
1 1 : Ifi o'clock on tho day of tho show.
2. One to six stems may ho In
cluded In each Hltlgle exhibit, but not
more than six stunw
:i. Each exhibitor must miikit his
own boIjcIIoii for exhibition.
I. No Itowers, plants or vogutnhlot
not Included In the published list
will bo eligible for a prize except u
part of the "general dUpluy" of now.
its, for which thu Kmhloin Club cup
!i. An exhibit may not ha entered
for more than one prlzu.
ft. t'nlofts otherwise requested,
tho Library Club will offer for ual
tlowen, plants and vegetable en
tered. An) entry not to be sold
should be marked to that tiffed.
7. All exhibits must bo kept In
tact until tho livening of tho show.
Flow urn or vegctubleH sold must not
bo remowd before that time.
8. No awurd will bo git en for In
ferior Mowers or vegetables nlthough
they may bo tho only ones entered
I, hach stngltt entry must hear
tho name of tho vegetable or (lower
written on a card furnished by tint
10. No prlioH will bo ghen out
ut thu Flour Hhow.
II. Flower will by Judggd un
cording to color, form, slzu und
length of menu. Any ItowurH or
vegutiblAH entered for exhibition on
ly nnd not for prize will bo sold dur
ing tho day of til show and nun im
taken us soon at sold but oxhlblu
entered for prlxo oanuot bo rgmovod
until the vvonlug oft ho show.
In Urn children wtgoUbltt d
prtmnt prisyn will W utveu fwr
tbiww wxhJbltf only which aru ruteasi
In the srbuol fcardMM.
All exhibitor In lite rtit vj
lt of w)t pa alaiq (punt kgn
ttacb rit Mtiwrit.
Companion hi dower dwiwrtuioHt
open to all children.