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1920: Authorities uncover automobile theft and disposal operation in four counties

CENTRAL OREGONIAN - August 1, 1995: Fair-goer Guy Wendt shows a two-day old nubian goat which pen is hers.

100 years ago

July 29, 1920

The existence of what authorities believe to be an organization for the thefts and disposal of autos, with representatives in at least four Oregon counties east of the mountains, has come to light as the result of an accident which occurred to one of the alleged stolen cars, a Ford, which broke down at Beaver Marsh while being taken from Klamath Falls to Bend. In the train of events following the delay is included the arrest of C.H. Shutter, local second hand dealer, on a charge of complicity in the theft, the arrest of Geo. Taylor of Bend, charged with having liquor in his possession, and the capture of Oscar Houston of Prineville on an auto stealing charge.

75 years ago

August 2, 1945

Fifteen Prineville Boy Scouts returned last Sunday after spending a week at the Boy Scout summer camp at Crescent Lake. With a membership of 33 in the Prineville troop, the Prineville boys had an excellent representation at the summer camp, Chaiman H. C. Hulett of the Boy Scout committee reported. The troop is sponsored by the Prineville Lions Club.

50 years ago

July 30, 1970

If $5,000 in pledges can be raised, Prineville may have a new museum, according to Charles Hutchinson, president of the Crook County Historical Society.

Many people have indicated an interest in constructing a larger building which will house a greater number of exhibits. The new museum would serve Crook County and would emphasize the Central Oregon area.

25 years ago

August 1, 1995

The first phase of a plan to build a camp and retreat park on 100 acres of land in the Ochoco Mountains has won approval from county planners.

The Ochoco Mountain camp and Retreat Park is part of a Lebanon Baptist church program called Outreach Northwest. According to local land use consultant Bill Zelenka, the church wants to make the camp available to various churches.


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