Compiled by the Deschutes County Historic Society from the archived copies of The Bulletin on the Deschutes Historic Museum
Rainbow trout eggs introduced
On the request of the Bend Rod and Gun Membership, State Recreation Warden A. E. Burghduff final week introduced from Klamath Falls to the Tumalo fish hatchery 1 / 4 million rainbow trout eggs, to be hatched for planting in Central Oregon waters.
Japanese brook trout at current predominate within the lakes of this part and it was the thing of the Rod and Gun Membership to have extra gamy fish right here. The rainbow will furnish all the joy any angler might want.
Overturf in quick journey to Redmond
A document run of half-hour from Bend to Redmond was made Saturday by H.J. Overturf, he reported on returning to Bend, in testimony of the truth that The Dalles-California freeway between the 2 cities is in glorious situation.
Throughout the journey down Overturf handed 10 automobiles and three vans and overtook and handed one truck loaded with brick.
Cap and robe first worn Sunday
A big attendance featured the baccalaureate workouts of the highschool senior class, held Sunday evening within the gymnasium, Rev. J. Edgar Purdy delivering the sermon. His matter was illustrated by a lot of examples from the newer chemical discoveries, exhibiting what wonders have been completed on the planet throughout latest years, and what’s but to be executed. The seniors appeared for the primary time in cap and robe.
Third Avenue now prepared for use
Grading of Third Avenue from Scott to Franklin has been accomplished, making attainable the presentation of 1700 toes of recent thoroughfare to the Metropolis of Bend by the Central Oregon Associates experiences E. L. Vinal, supervisor. The road is now prepared to be used, aside from the truth that the railroad crossing has not but been repaired.
Native staff is winner 9 to three
Of their first sport of the season, performed Sunday at Redmond, the Shevlin-Hixon baseball staff was victorious over the Redmond 9 by a rating of 9 to three. Six runs, gained throughout a batting rally within the fourth inning, gave the mill staff the victory.
The function of the sport was the battery work of Collier and Slate for Shevlin-Hixon. DeLashmutt, a former Bend man, was on the mound for Redmond.
Following is the batting order and lineup of the Bend staff: Taylor, cf; Younger, ss; Slate, c; Steidl, 1b; Byberg, 3b; Collier, p; Ballentine, 2b; Johnson, rf; Stokoe, cf.
Razing of weather-scarred pioneer residence revives recollections of metropolis’s freight staff period
Certainly one of Bend’s oldest landmarks, a weather-scarred home at 1193 Wall road, simply North of the Smith Electrical store, is being torn down this week, and its passing awakens for previous timers recollections of greater than 40 years in the past when this metropolis was a frontier village removed from the top of the rails.
Just lately bought by T. D. Sexton from Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Smith, the previous body residence, with an ornate entrance that was dusted by passing freight wagons even earlier than Bend was integrated, is being razed to make method for a contemporary condo. This condo will face the Deschutes river and the Cascades. Occupying the entrance a part of the construction and dealing with Wall road might be a noticed service and woodworkers’ provide store. Development of the brand new constructing might be began simply as quickly as lumber is on the market.
It was within the spring of 1904 that Millard T. Triplett, member of certainly one of Bend’s earliest households and nonetheless a resident of this metropolis, began development of the residence, dealing with a then dusty “road” over which moved freight strings from Shaniko, by way of Prineville. Earlier, in 1903, Triplett got here right here from Prineville to open a wagon and blacksmith store on the lot.
When Sexton began the work of tearing down the previous landmark on Monday of this week, he was amazed to search out the pine rafters and studding in practically good form. In actual fact, this timber is in such good situation that it’ll most likely discover a place within the new constructing.
When development of the pioneer Triplett residence was began, Bend’s inhabitants, by precise depend, was 250. Bend’s inhabitants is now estimated to be properly over 12,000.
Moore talks up legal professional duties
A.J. Moore, who was not too long ago appointed Deschutes county district legal professional, at the moment was occupying the workplace within the courthouse which has simply been vacated by Robert H. Foley, who resigned to enter non-public observe.
Foley is now related within the observe of legislation with H. H. DeArmond and Alva C. Goodrich.
Measles on acquire docs report
Measles sky-rocketed to virtually epidemic proportions in Deschutes county, for the week ending June 1, it was reported at the moment from the well being division. Based on experiences from 100% of the county’s docs, there have been 29 new circumstances of the illness.
Gardener units up ‘climate station’
Charles Bishop, custodian of Bend’s parks, arrange his personal non-public “climate station” in Drake Park, assured he can forecast the approaching of spring subsequent yr.
His transportable climate station consists of 1 groundhog, captured yesterday within the Tumalo group. Bishop mentioned he plans to launch the groundhog within the Drake park rocks.
Experimental glass recycle undertaking set
Bend space housewives will decide the success or failure of a glass recycling undertaking that begins Monday, in accordance with the lads who’re organizing this system. “The one method this factor can go is that if housewives are behind it,” says Vince Genna, Bend Parks and Recreation Division director.
On Monday 55-gallon barrels might be positioned at three Shell stations in Bend. The barrels, for glass bottles and jars, might be painted inexperienced, white and amber — for inexperienced, clear and amber glass. Genna and others behind the undertaking, together with Invoice Ellis, president of PURE, and Loren Irving of the Jaycees, hope advantages from the undertaking might be two-fold.
They’re desperate to recycle glass and, in doing so, put Bend youth to work. Crushed glass might be bought in Portland at $20 a ton.
The glass might be hauled free to Portland by Kremers Distributing Co. of Bend. Cash might be used to pay the youth. Genna has lined up 4 younger males who’ve agreed to work the primary two or three weeks for nothing, taking the possibility that this system might be worthwhile.
They may decide up the glass periodically and crush it. Housewives should rinse out the containers to be recycled and take off the tops, however not the labels. The glass should even be separated by coloration.
The undertaking originated after Genna went to service golf equipment searching for jobs for youth and Ellis recommended that they be put to work on the recycling undertaking.
Guests’ heart well-liked attraction
A complete of two,340 individuals, an all time document, checked into the guests’ heart atop Lava Butte Sunday.
So heavy was the visitors, with solely restricted parking area obtainable, foresters in cost discovered it needed to manage the motion of automobiles.
Working as a staff, Doug Deeks and Ray Hatton of the forest service permitted motorists to maneuver up the previous volcanic cone solely when parking area was obtainable on high. Tiring of ready in line, a substantial variety of guests left the restricted parking space on the backside of the cone.
The final storm on Monday drastically minimize visitations to the butte high. Within the late afternoon, the street was closed when snow fell.
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Blue skies smiling on Pageant of Coloration
Outdated hippies, new hippies, button-down varieties and even a silver-haired previous man bopped blithely to African music Saturday as Central Oregon’s greatest climate blessed the Pageant of Coloration in downtown Bend.
Organizers estimated about 6,000 folks turned out for the gathering of music, distributors, dancing and the widely earth-toned good instances in Drake Park and Rademacher Plaza. That was “by far” the most important turnout the seven-year-old occasion has had, mentioned competition director Hanneli Francis.
The all-day occasion was the climax of per week of music and cultural occasions designed to rejoice cultural and racial range within the area. It began with Celtic music and Japanese European dance and ran the gamut of African, Latin, Mediterranean, Native American music and dance throughout the week.
Discovering cultural range could be a stretch in a city the place range means nation or grownup up to date on the radio and brown pores and skin means you’ve obtained a month-to-month go on the native tanning parlor. The purpose wasn’t misplaced on a bunch of younger Hispanics.
“It seems like we’re the one folks of coloration on the Pageant of Coloration,” one man mentioned. Not totally true, however the level is close to the mark. That is likely one of the causes organizers used the theme “Wanting Past Face Worth.”
“It means range not simply as pores and skin coloration, however the range that’s right here in Central Oregon,” Francis mentioned.
Overpass framework collapses
A gust of wind began a sequence response that toppled a metal framework over Third Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, closing one lane of visitors for about three hours close to the north Division Avenue intersection in Bend.
The 35-foot-tall construction is the “rebar” body that can reinforce a concrete pillar for a Bend Parkway overpass. It was below development when it tipped.
A part of the body hit the street, however neither employees nor motorists have been harm and little injury was executed.
“So long as no one obtained harm it wasn’t a serious deal,” mentioned Douglas Coats of Co-Bridge, which is constructing the overpass.
His employees appeared sensitive in regards to the scenario, although. A number of tried to run a Bulletin photographer off the location, despite the fact that it’s on public property.