May 8, 1913

The county court yesterday afternoon acted upon the request of a dozen Eagle Point business men that a rock crusher be moved to a point on Little Butte Creek about two miles above Eagle Point. The court made an order for the removal.

With the erection of the crusher at the new site, a great abundance of rock of excellent quality will be available for road purposes. Eagle Point plans to spend $10,000 in improving its streets and as they will also do some work upon county roads the removal of the plant was ordered. Chris Natwick will do the work.

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Fire at an early hour today destroyed a residence occupied by B.F. Irving, a recent arrival from Texas, in Whitman's addition on South Central Avenue. The loss is estimated at $4,000.

Irving arose at 5 o'clock and started a fire in the kitchen stove. He then left for his barn, some distance away. In some manner the fire was started.

The department made a fast run, but could not save the contents of the building.

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CHARTRES, France May 8 — A new biplane record was established here today when Aviator Frangeers, carrying six passengers, remained aloft at an altitude of 2,300 feet for more than an hour.


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