Compiled by the Deschutes County Historic Society from the archived copies of The Bulletin on the Deschutes Historic Museum
Lady is knowledgeable in use of skis
Mrs. R.A. Hughes, who has been visiting her brother, J.E. Turpin of Bend, for the previous month, made the primary 90 miles of her journey to Bend on skis, 5 and a half days being utilized in touring from her dwelling at Alpine, Idaho, to Cascades, the closest railroad station.
Mrs. Hughes left this morning for Cottage Grove to spend a couple of days with kinfolk earlier than returning to her dwelling.
Bend lady unharmed by lack of blood
Miss Mildred Klein of Bend is none the more serious for having given her blood in a transfusion operation at St. Vincent’s hospital in Portland Saturday, whereas her sister, Mrs. Grace Tull, into whose veins the contemporary provide of blood was transferred, was given ample power to endure an operation for empyema. This was the knowledge obtained this morning by the daddy J.J. Klein of this metropolis.
Mrs. Tull had grow to be weakened by means of lengthy sickness and earlier than she might be operated on, transfusion was deemed vital by the attending physicians. Miss Klein took the primary practice out of Bend on studying of her sister’s want.
Mill opening not particular says supervisor
The outlook for the resumption of most capability operation at The Shevlin-Hixon Firm mill for the primary half of the yr is to promising. Discount in costs has didn’t strengthen the demand for pine and the situation of the market is just about the identical as in December. Manufacturing can’t be undertaken at a extra speedy charge than the product of the mills will be offered.
This, in short, was the assertion given out this morning by T.A. McCann basic supervisor for The Shevlin-Hixon Firm, on his return to Bend from a visit to the Hawaiian islands. Earlier than Mr. McCann’s departure it had been tentatively understood that manufacturing, not essentially on an most capability foundation, could be began by March 1. This, nevertheless, can’t be, Mr. McCann says. What the later date of opening shall be he was unable to positively to announce. The excess within the yards, which it was thought may be shipped out by March 1, has been diminished however barely.
Championship goes to Bend
A whirlwind end of the 1921 interscholastic basketball season of Central Oregon gave Bend the championship when Coach Horton’s boys took the lengthy finish of a 20 to 16 rating from Prineville final night time. The sport, performed on the ground of the native gymnasium, was witnessed by the most important turnout of followers this yr. Bitterly contested level by level, the rating stood 16 to 16 on the finish of the second half. Three minutes extra of play was selected by the officers and Brosterhous and Orwell every discovered the basket. Prineville blanked within the further interval of play.
By final night time’s victory the Bend workforce is entitled to the journey to Salem the second week in March, to participate within the state interscholastic basketball match, March 10, 11 and 12.
Bend acquires ball diamond in fast transfer
Bend right now was assured a brand new baseball discipline, on account of motion taken final night time by the town fee.
Satisfied after a survey that the grounds on which the federal government trailer camp was erected at East Fourth road and Roosevelt avenue had been appropriate, Commissioners Gerald W. McCann and Melvin Munkers shortly voted to purchase the property from the county. Mayor A.T. Niebergall was absent. County commissioner A.E. Stevens, who was current, stated that it will take about 4 weeks to finish the transaction.
Delegation from the chamber of commerce, the Jaycees and the John L. Chute submit of the American Legion had been current to induce fast acquisition of the property and its growth. Likewise the fee had earlier than it a powerful plea from the Elks lodge, signed by Exalted ruler R.A. Gerguson. The Chute submit is sponsoring a junior baseball league right here.
Agitation for a brand new discipline grew after stories that the town was contemplating utilizing O’Donnell discipline for industrial warehouse websites. Representatives of the completely different civic and fraternal organizations had been requested to make a survey of the town for a brand new baseball discipline they usually reported the previous trailer camp as probably the most favorable.
Thirty Bend residents would ‘undertake’ 1 canine
There have been a minimum of 30 native canine lovers who had been upset right now, however there was a minimum of one contented canine and a cheerful proprietor, Bend police reported. Yesterday The Bulletin revealed a narrative that the officers had been holding a golden cocker spaniel which they didn’t care to get rid of if they might discover it an excellent dwelling.
Instantly after the paper was out the police headquarters had been deluged with phone calls, they usually had been nonetheless coming in right now. Not lengthy after the paper was distributed Mrs. Clarence Curtis, 205 Hunter place referred to as and claimed the canine. All through the night calls got here in and the officers listed 21 of them earlier than they bought drained.
Lots of those that referred to as expressed disappointment in not getting the canine, and requested officers to avoid wasting them one ought to they get extra “like him.”
Bushong elected superintendent; Jewell named Bend Excessive principal
James W. Bushong, principal of Bend highschool, was elected superintendent of public colleges by the college board at a gathering held final night time. R.E. Jewell, vice-principal, was named to succeed to the principalship of the highschool below a one yr contract. The brand new superintendent has a two yr contract with a renewable possibility annually, and takes workplace July 1, 1946, originally of the following college yr.
Bushong will succeed Howard W. George, superintendent of faculties for the previous seven years, whose resignation takes impact June 30, 1946. Jewell, who served as principal the previous three years throughout Bushong’s interval of navy service, will assume his new duties July 1, 1946.
Sisters to vote on incorporation
Petitions on the county clerk’s workplace point out that residents of Sisters, McKenzie move gateway city, may have an opportunity to vote on the problem of incorporation, within the major on Might 17.
Petitions bearing the signatures of 163 residents of the city have been recorded. Signatures of 20% of the registered voters are required as a way to place the undertaking on the poll. there are 389 registered voters within the space.
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Three Bend residents obtain distinguished service awards
Bend boosters had been out in pressure final night time as leaders of the neighborhood honored three individuals with the town’s annual distinguished service awards.
Vince Genna, Wesley Ok. Worth and Mrs. Iris Ward got the Senior First Citizen, Junior First Citizen and Lady of the 12 months awards, respectively. The annual awards had been sponsored by the Bend Junior Chamber of Commerce.
A near-capacity crowd attended the awards ceremony, held following a dinner on the Bend Golf Membership. All three awards had been saved a secret till the ceremony. Genna was given the award by phone connection to Washington D.C., the place he was representing the town at a nationwide “Clear-Up Congress.” As chairman of the town’s beautification applications, Genna yesterday obtained an award in behalf of Bend from Mrs. Richard M. Nixon.
“You’re kidding me,” Genna stated as he heard of the award from Bend Mayor E. Albert Moody. Moody, final yr’s recipient of the Senior First Citizen Award, cited Genna’s continued participation in American Legion Baseball and parks and recreation applications. Genna obtained the Junior First Citizen Award in 1955.
Worth, an employe of the U.S. Nationwide Financial institution, was cited for his “unselfish neighborhood efforts for the previous 7 years,” by Frank Cammack, final yr’s recipient of the award. Worth is energetic within the Bend Lions Membership, and has held native and statewide places of work within the Jaycees.
Mrs. Ward obtained the award from Mrs. R.B. Dexter, final yr’s recipient, for her “continued efforts in behalf of quite a lot of organizations.” Mrs. Ward was cited as an energetic member of the League of Girls Voters, the College District Finances Board, the Central Oregon Disaster Service and a number of other different organizations.
Bend planners ask metropolis legislation to protect historic websites
The Bend Planning Fee final night time really helpful the town set up a process to designate sure buildings and websites within the metropolis as “of historic or architectural curiosity.” In a two-page letter to the town fee, the planning fee requested the institution of a system by which buildings or websites may qualify for preservation if that preservation could be “within the public curiosity.”
The planning commissioners requested the town to draft an ordinance which is able to enable for such a system to “protect the continuity and distinctive character of our metropolis.” In its suggestions, the fee requested that the ordinance enable solely buildings which continued to be was preserved, and that particular security and constructing laws be allowed to protect them.
Council to transform parking
Bend metropolis councilors, wanting to ease a downtown parking crunch might go additional and sooner than a advisor really helpful in some areas, reminiscent of a parking storage and use of a “boot” to immobilize the automobiles of scofflaws.
“We’ve bought to get robust,” councilor Bob Woodward stated Wednesday night time, urging that the system be locked to a car’s wheel if three extra time parking tickets pile up. In his report, advisor Dan Brame of Kimley-Horn and Associates in Portland really helpful an ordinance that may enable booting for a number of citations, however a metropolis coverage to not use the system till automobiles have racked up a minimum of 5 tickets.
Brame advised councilors all the cities he is aware of supply some sort of leniency or tolerance degree, since one ticket might be misplaced, blown off a windshield or acquired by a youthful driver who doesn’t move it on to his or her mother and father.
A 270-space, three-level parking storage with retail outlets on the bottom ground may price $3.7 million to $6.1 million, Brame stated, relying on if city-owned land is used on the Oregon Road Mall location or one other web site have to be acquired within the downtown core.
“You’re proper on the sting of needing this,” Brame stated, urging that planning proceed when new downtown growth provides a necessity for 50 to 75 extra parking areas. However a number of councilors stated parking storage efforts ought to start now, and others agreed.
Linda Wooden of Legends Public Home on Oregon Avenue stated clients typically complain about discovering no place to park and should circle the block a number of instances.
No critical objections had been raised to any of the proposals, which embrace doubling the extra time parking payment for downtown guests from $5 to $10. To make it a uniform quantity, the $25 ticket for downtown workers who keep too lengthy in a single spot could be dropped to $10. Nevertheless, enforcement could be stepped up and towing or booting may happen after 25 days, $45 in penalties and two warning letter, one by licensed mail.
A payment downtown companies should pay in lieu of required extra parking would bounce from the present $500 to $3,000 per parking house to adequately replicate growth prices. Councilors backed proposals to handle parking demand, reminiscent of low cost allow charges for prime areas in parking tons that may be out there for ride-sharing.
Brame stated he understood the town’s want to maneuver on a parking storage however urged that a while be given to see what adjustments reminiscent of transferring 30 permit-holders out of the Mirror Pond tons will do to parking demand and availability.