Compiled by the Deschutes County Historic Society from the archived copies of The Bulletin on the Deschutes Historic Museum
Battle veterans’ bonus invoice is common right here
The acute reputation of the World conflict veteran’s state support measure in Bend was evidenced Saturday evening on the rally held underneath the auspices of the American Legion on the nook of Minnesota and Wall streets, following a parade participated in by the Shevlin-Hixon band and over 100 ex-service males.
From the massive truck which served as a audio system’ stand various native males instructed of some great benefits of the invoice. An viewers was current which crammed the road and sidewalks for a long way.
Between the audio system, the gang was entertained by musical numbers, first by the band, then by Wilson George’s orchestra. Malcolm Connolly was prevailed upon, after a foot race to flee, to present a “jazz” demonstration on the piano.
Coming as a shock on the finish of this system, it was introduced that the Legion would entertain at a free dance on the Hippodrome. Wilson George’s orchestra furnished the music.
“Straddling” indicators punishable
“Individuals who straddle the brand new intersection displays with their automobiles might be prosecuted,” declares Chief of Police R. H. Fox. “There is no such thing as a extra excuse for working over the brand new indicators than there was for reducing contained in the outdated ones.”
Simply right now, when paving is making a change within the site visitors issues of the town, Fox declares a very good time to tighten up on all violations, and he points a warning that tail lights must be burning at evening on all automobiles.
Many at the moment are utilizing library
That use of the Deschutes county library has greater than doubled in the course of the previous yr is proven within the month-to-month report for Could, which provides the entire variety of books borrowed in the course of the month as 2079, towards 892 for Could final yr.
As in contrast with the outdated metropolis library, the distinction is much more startling. In January this yr, the file month for the reason that county library was began, the variety of books borrowed was 2632, towards 351 within the metropolis library a yr earlier.
Use of books by the 2 department libraries, at Redmond and Terrebonne, can be gratifying, says Miss Ethel Westfall, librarian. Throughout Could the Redmond department loaned 375 books and 177 had been borrowed at Terrebonne. As well as, a lot of books are despatched out on mailed orders to all elements of the county. Whereas the faculties had been in session they borrowed giant numbers of volumes.
Whereas no correct file may be saved of the variety of guests on the library who don’t borrow books, they represent a bigger a part of the library’s patronage than do the debtors, Miss Westfall declares.
Tumalo might have cheese factoryDairymen, proudly owning greater than 400 cows inside 10 miles of Tumalo, are investigating the potential of elevating funds to construct and function a cheese manufacturing facility. A committee has been appointed for the aim, and is working with the Bend Business membership on this matter. After an investigation of circumstances right here and in areas the place cheese is manufactured in giant portions, the dairymen are satisfied that it’s extra worthwhile than butter making.
Brooks-Scanlon ‘city’ shifting
One in all Central Oregon’s transportable cities, the massive camp of the Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Firm Inc., immediately was being moved to its new location west of Sisters within the space between the Santiam and McKenzie highways.
Since its institution in 1916, the camp, previously in two divisions, has moved almost a dozen occasions. 5 years in the past, the transient village was arrange six miles west of Bend close to Bull springs, the location now being vacated.
The present transfer, the second since logging operations had been begun west of the Deschutes river, will swell the inhabitants of the recently-incorporated metropolis of Sisters and make it one of many county’s liveliest facilities. Becoming a member of the McKenzie gateway metropolis on the west, the camp will grow to be a part of an already-established settlement for the primary time in its historical past.
The one and two room body buildings had been loaded on flatcars this morning for the journey north to the brand new location.
Although their very own was being moved, firm loggers immediately continued work.
Alp hodcarriers’ union is deliberate by Bend fireman
Ernie Gaspar, of the Bend fireplace division, and Garold A. Reid, of the police division, have postponed an inter-department fishing duel and Gaspar is in search of assist within the group of an alpine hodcarriers’ union following a current journey to Sparks lake.
The 2 males, accompanied by Invoice Dickerson, made a 26-mile spherical journey to the lake on foot over deep snow which blocks the North Century drive beneath Dutchman’s flat. On arriving on the lake they discovered it nonetheless lined with ice and snow and got here again with out wetting a line.
On arriving on the automotive, which had been left on the snowline, Gaspar delved into his pack for a sandwich and located it loaded with bricks, which had been “planted” in his sack earlier than he left Bend and had been carried to the lake and again.
Many attempt luck at Diamond lake
Visitors to Diamond lake this morning for the opening of the fishing season resembled that of a metropolitan freeway, in accordance with motorists arriving in Bend from the south. No experiences on fishing had been obtained. The freeway to the massive rainbow lake on the Cascade divide was opened this week and the fishing season which started immediately follows annual egg-taking operations by the state recreation fee.
Heavy fishing of Elk lake is anticipated tomorrow, with the South Century drive open to inside just a few hundred yards of the south finish of the lake. Heavy catches have been made the previous week by fishermen who walked over the brief remaining stretch of snow-covered street.
Bend’s rose pageant entry and big lake trout make hit at Portland floral fete
Bend’s rose pageant float was one of many favorites with the gang of 250,000 alongside the parade route in Portland Friday, in accordance with the float celebration which returned Saturday night and Sunday.
A 7 ½ -pound trout, caught by Vic Plath final Wednesday at East lake and carried by Helen Raddatz on the float, created a minor sensation at Multnomah stadium earlier than the parade.
Among the many admirers of the massive fish was Lauritz Melchior, Metropolitan opera star, who insisted on having his image taken with the fish.
Newsreel cameras had been skilled on the float at a number of locations alongside the road of march, and the float was pictured in Portland papers and pageant publications.
The large floral letters “Bend” had been seen for a number of blocks, in accordance with Howard J. Steib, chamber of commerce supervisor, and there was no hesitation on the a part of the gang in deciding whose entry it was.
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COCC college students obtain levels, certificates
Ninety-five college students obtained levels and certificates on the seventeenth annual Central Oregon Neighborhood School graduation workouts within the college’s new gymnasium final evening. In his graduation tackle, Michael P. Hollern, president of Brooks-Scanlon Inc., instructed the graduates he hoped and anticipated that “COCC has enhanced and inspired your skill to suppose, to seek out info, to motive, to type clever opinions and to behave on these opinions.” Noting a number of the considerations they’ll face within the years forward, Hollern urged them neither to be a “dropout from society nor a stereotyped ‘group man’.” Both, he mentioned, “will result in a fairly boring life.”
Movie utilized in coaching
A brand new dimension has been added to the coaching program for smokejumpers on the U. S. Forest Service Redmond Air Heart.
Transportable video tape gear is getting used to file actions on the coaching area. The gear, owned by the regional U. S. Forest Service workplace, information image and voice concurrently. The tape is then used throughout class interval to indicate trainees the place they’re making errors.
Jumpers are capable of watch themselves on the tv monitor, in sluggish movement or stopped sequence, whereas instructors level out errors in touchdown positions or different strategies. Twelve trainees in all obtained instruction. Most vital use for the brand new gear is for recording fireplace habits from airplanes throughout forest holocausts.
Observers are capable of rush information again to fireside bosses at base camps for extra speedy selections on fireplace preventing strategies.
One unit of the transportable gear might be left at Redmond Air Heart to be used all through the season.
Belief acquires an eye-catcher
An image-postcard meadow in Indian Ford has grow to be the primary piece of property to land underneath the protecting umbrella of a newly shaped conservation group.
The Deschutes Basin Land Belief lately acquired the scenic parcel by the Oregon Neighborhood Basis. The belief will handle it for its pure values and can preserve public entry to the property.
The 60-acre meadow frames a blinding view of the Cascade peaks that has caught the eyes of passing photographers for years. Indian Ford Creek runs by the property, which additionally has stands of ponderosa pines and wetlands.
A personal, non-profit group, the Deschutes Basin Land Belief was shaped final yr to guard delicate parcels by working with landowners as an alternative of in search of public possession or protecting land-use designation. Parcels may be donated outright, or homeowners can grant conservation easements that defend the property with out altering possession.
Brad Chalfant, board president of the land belief, mentioned the group is delighted to get such an exquisite parcel on its first attempt.
“We’re actual enthusiastic about this acquisition,” he mentioned. “I believe we hit a house run on the primary pitch.”
Apart from being engaging, the parcel additionally has some historical past. Chalfant mentioned the meadow is believed to have been used as an early army camp within the late 1800s.
The belief remains to be engaged on a administration plan for the parcel. Chalfant mentioned that whereas it would stay open to the general public, the board plans to depart it in its pure state with none trails, picnic websites or different amenities.
Bend Metropolis Council doles out skatepark funds
Central Oregon skate boarders are one step nearer to constructing a skateboard park in southeast Bend after the town council accredited a brand new funding request by park organizers. In a 4-2 vote, the council accredited the $10,000 donation from the town’s common fund to pay for building of the park.
The skateboard park might be inbuilt an undeveloped a part of Ponderosa Park at SE fifteenth Avenue and Wilson Avenue. Although such a park might value near $120,000, organizers try to lift $35,000 and hope to safe sufficient contributions of supplies and labor to cowl the remainder.