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About The Hood River sun. (Hood River, Wasco County, Oregon) 1899-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1899)
HOOD RIVER SUN,
- Olio year. ...$1.50.
Six mouth ; 1.00.
Three months .75.
(strictly iu adranoe). '
Advertising rates made known on spplk-aMon.
HOOD - RIVER, OS., SEPT.. aS, iSgg.
With this issue the 8un casts its
mi i u. 1. ii! v.: t . ..
- tiful wtirM. "with malice towards !
none and charity for all." Our
little paper ia not here to crowd
anyone off the earth, hut we believe
that the genus homo is so wonder
fully and fearfully made, psychic
ally, ; morally, , and mentally, as
well as physically, that there is
room in this garden spot the para
, disc of America for two well
meaning but wholly different' week
lies. During our fifteen years
, newspaper experience in Oregon we
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located at this - particular place.
Our longings at last dissipated in
full fruition and we congratulate
ourselves that our lot has at last
hpt-n cast with the neonle of our
choice the inhabitants of Hood
;.: River valley! " : :;'.';.- ' -
; ' The Sun will be interested in
whatever concerns the upbuilding
f this community , or the : better-
ment of the condition of any or all
of its "people. In national politics
" we; are, and will be, republican.
We both worked for and voted for
McKinley at our last election. , We
believe in sound money the gold
standard. We are in favor ' of
.. ' ' . . .
the Philippine islands. We believe
our country is enjoying a greater
degree of general prosperity under
r.hi nruBpnt. r-Aniiblinfl n aflministra-
- i . i
tion than ever before in its history,
and we believe that its future pos-
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, summes- ior augmeiiieu greatness
lie chiefly along the lines of repub
lican policy. In local matters -we
.:n a 1 iu u.i
8pective of religious Qt political
affiliations, as we have always done
in tbe past. Finally, we pledge
our new friends and neighbors our
. best efforts in the line of our chosen
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worn anu DespeaK ior ine oun ineir
loyal support and generous patron-
' age -. ; . .Vjwi.'w'-''
Sloan P. Shutt.
HOOD RIVER VALLEY.
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ii la- generally conceaea, oy inose
whose travel render thelF opinions
valuable,, that toe mountains oi the
Pacific coast,, from Alaska to Mex
ico, do not hold in their embrace a
more beautiful, salubrious and fer
tile valley tharr that of Hood River.
N more delightful or healthful
nlarw of residence crmld he honed
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for, and none where nature v more
willingly lends her aid to the efforts
of man to- surround himself with
the beauties,, luxuries and food pro
ducts of the vegetable world. The
iriver is a stream of pure mountain
water,, flowing- northward, from its
fountain! head amid the melting
snows and elaciers of Mt. Hood".
, &nd;es roaring over the rocks with
a urn ia 4 t t- -i ha haavH Vi y
j mountains above, till it finally sinks
to rest in the bosom of the Columbia,
about midway between the cascades
and the dalles. Along its length,
tigat through the heart of the Uas
cade mountains, lies a valley of re-
of tlbe most charming, healthful
and enjoyable summer resort tf
ii.- tj- ti
MK7 I'll til t; wunu. iiie IUUUI1MUUB
abound in large and small game.
and the river and its associate
streams are noted for the excellence
and abundance of their trout,
many of which are from 20 to 28
inches long. ' The waters, fed by the
and cold during the entire summer
that the fish taken from them are
' hard and delicious." To the north,
across the Columbia, can be seen
from town White Salmon iriver,
heading among the snows of Mt.
Adams, and winding through tor-
iiTOiia wn vti nut fchi'mitrri . ihe mrmn-
. e r-.
tains,, and lashing itself into foam
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over nuge oouiaers, un ii enters me
Polij.mbia.. On eit.Vier side of White
Salmon river, running up from the
CWutrrbia, are mountains rising
from 20(10 to 3f)00 feet, with ln.rfe
patches of prairie, dotted with farms
and ' pastured with stock. . The
cene is grand, and to a poet, sim
Many an invalid has restored his
health, and many a man infirm
with age has almost renewed the
tigor of his youth, by surrendering
himself to the full enjoyment of
the pleasures ' the mountains and
stroams afford, and by breathing
the life-giving atmosphere. Dur-1
ing the summer, the wind comes in
strong, mild breezes up the Colum
bia, direct from the ocean. Hot,
relaxing weather is - not known
here. The country . and climate
seem to be fascinating. People
sometimes settle here for a time,
when their migratory instincts in
duce them to go somewhere else;
but they almost invariably return.
The railroad crosses the river
near its mouth, and a short dis
tance above is the charming little
city ot Hood Kiver, built m a
natural grove of magnificent oak
It is a thrifty vil
lage of about 600 inhabitants, with
perhaps 2000 industrious settlers in
the valley immediately surround
ing the town. This is the shipping
and supply point for the many
prosperous settlers in the valley,
and enjoys a good and rapidly in
creasing trade. The Valley is" re
nowned for its wonderful fertility,
for the size 'and quality ; of its
vegetables and the superior excel
lence of its fruits and berries, be
ing noted from ocean to ocean for
its production of strawberries and
apples. Peaches are superior in
flavor to those of California. Soft
shell almonds are equal to the fa
mous ones of Chili, and apples are
of such superior size and flavor,
that even the Willamette Valley,
that famous land of "big red ap
ples," has to take a back seat.
The air is of such crystal clear
ness that Mt. Hood, 22 miles south
west and Mt. Adams, 40 miles to
the north,' both . glistening with
eternal snow, and both in plain
view of the town, appear 'as though
they were only a few miles distant.
The tourist seeking a few days of
rest in a paradise of nature, the
overworked business man seeking a
relaxation . from mental toil, the
sportsman and the invalid, will all
find all that heart can desire in
Hood river valley; while the immi
grant, seeking a place where patient
toil and intelligent industry may
build a home for himself and family,
will need to look no further for the
golden opportunity. . . V -
There are many magnificent
homes in and around Hood River,
notably those of Dr. W. L. Adams,
W. P. Watson, Capt, H. C. Coe,
Hon. J. W. Morton and Capt. A.
S. Blowers, about which the Sun
will have more to say later on. , -
Among the grandest and most
beautiful .homes in Oregon is that
of Dr. Adams, just west "of : town.
The Doctor is an old pioneer, hav
ing driven.his own ox team across
the plains in 1848. After several
years of travel through North, Cen
tral and South America, taking in
the Sandwich Islands, and Califor
nia, he selected Hood River valley
as the most desirable place for a
home he had yet found. To sum
it all up, in the words of an intelli
gent lady artist from Australia, "I
have been all over the world, and I
never saw as beautiful a place as
Dr. Adams has in Hood River val
Hood River has a gravity system
of waterworks, which are supplied
from a large, never-failing spring,
at an elevation of 250 feet above
the town. The water has been
analized and pronounced to be the
purest and best in the world. '
vThere has as yet been no electric
light System established here, but
likely will be soon. There are, how
ever, a number of individual acety
lene gas plants in operation.
Hood River's social advantages
are as desirable as can be found
anywhere. There are three beauti
ful church edifices here Congrega
tionalist, Methodist and United
Brethren all strong, vigorous and
Our graded school, of six (depart
ments, is one of the very best in the
state,the magnificent new build
ing costing nearly $10,000, and the
school isunder the supervision of
as able corps of teachers as can be
Hood River is an ideal place of
residence; a lovely little city of
homes, churches and schools. .
. Owing to the dense population
around;. Hood River, this section
has been favored with the rural
free delivery daily mail system, a
distinction - not enjoyed by any
other place of its size jn the western
country. Credit for this great con
venience is due Hon. E. L. . Smith,
one of the. most respected and
prominent pioneers of the' town,
who has been for many years prom
inently identified with local and
national politics, and who is very
popular with the administration at
All lines of business are repre
sented here and those who are best
able to judge, confidently predict a
very rapid growth for Hood River,
from this time on; and that it will
doubtless double in " population
within the next year
All who are interested in the up
building and advancement of Hood
River and vicinity should do all in
their power to encourage good citi
zens and newcomers who come here
to reside and spend their money
making improvements, - thus en
hancing the value of our own prop
erty. Do not let us impress the
stranger with the idea that, because
we were fortunate enough to locate
here first, no one else has any right
to come here. . . Such selfishness
never built towns or cities. Let us
extend a welcome hand to the new
comer, and in helping him we help
ourselves. ' : -- .rvi
Hood River is already one of the
best towns on the Pacific Coast, and
is sure to become a .great deal bet
ter town in the near future. It is
pronounced by' those who : have
traveled the world over, to have the
most delightful elimate in the
world, not even excepting that
Italy; it being a happy medium
between the extremely dampclim
ate west of the Cascade mountains
and the extremely dry climate east
of the mountains. . lhe place
rightfully termed "The Paradise of
There are always many annoy
ances and unlooked-for difficulties
encountered in getting out the first
issue of a paper. The Sun , has
been "up against" every one on the
list, and added others. No apology
will, therefore, be made for any de
lay or specified defects in this num
News of Local Interest From our
-. Times-Mountaineer. ,
Hans lage, one ot the prosperous
liirmers oi nuuu jviver vauey was iu uie
Married At the home of Mrs. fc. G,
Uanaon j.. tk.'o oit.r lrnt OA 1 COO M .
IX.llnll 111 VlltO Ul l.f J T V. JJ lm 4V, A U. 1' mil
Harry Hackett and Mrs. Emma Crap-
per. lhe groom is a prosperous younj
farmer of Hood River, where they wil
make their tuture home.
Edward A. Johnston, who is employed
by Davidsons in their large mill at
Hood River, was in the city last week,
He states that the lumber was piling up
to such an extent in the yards that the
mill had to shut down for a few days in
order to give the men time to store it
properly so that it would not be ruined
by careless piling. Captain Davidson
has proven that he is. an experienced
mm man ana nas one ot tne nnest min
ing plants in the state.
A. J. Douglas, of Dufur, was in the city
Friday. He states that since the city
council of the ' town of Dufur have
passed an ordinance . closing bowling
alleys and pool rooms in JJufur he thinks
very seriously of moving to the Palouse
country where he will have an equally
good field to operate. Jifs large steam
thresher, a good country to farm and a
municipal corporation where a bowling
alley and billiard room can be conducted
without the council passing ordinances
against - such innocent amusements.
Mr. Douglas is one of the best citizens
in that community and such a man can
be iu spared from any place. . ,.
., .. Goldendale Sentinel.
i Miss Emily Palmer, of White Salmon
has been visiting friends in Hood River,
John Dethman, of Bingen, H. D. Cole,
of Fulda, and Postmaster Stadelman, of
Trout .Lake, are attending court.
' C. WMoore, of Trout Lake, has now
the contract for carrying' the mail be
tween White Salmon and the lake. He
has done a very good business the past
summer, as the tourist travel this season
has been quite large;
; Four candidates are mentioned for the
census enumeration in the west end of
the county". T. M. Whitcomb, of Lyle,
H. C. Cook, of White Salmon, C. M.
Moore, of Trout Lake, and H. D. Cole,
of Fulda ; any of whom would be satis
factory to the general public.
Commissioner Wm. Coate, of Trout
Lake, ' has a handsome new dwelling
just nearing completion. The Coate
Bros, are doing a big dairying business.
Their separator and churn are run by
water power taken from the White
Salmon. They have just finished har
vesting their second crop of red clover
hay, which grows nicely in Trout .Lake,
' Antelope Herald.
: M. E. Miller, formerly editor of this
paper, left Monday with his wife for
Canyon City, where they will reside.
Mr. Miller now conducts a stage line
over there. . .. : -
At last Tuesday's council meeting
Bob Greer's application for liquor license
was granted. Antelope will have hve
saloons in full blast, lust as soon as
Bob's building is completed.
-: ; . ; The Dalles Chronicle. V
"' The blackberry crop of Hood River
was not more than half a crop, owing to
the canes being injured by tne severe
winter.- Prices held up well, however,'
selling for f 1.50 per crate. . While we
have but a half crop in this vicinity, the
difficulty has been mostly with the
berry, the cold and sunless days prevent
ing their ripening and making them
dwarfed and flavorless. Dewberries,
which are such favorites for canning,
are simply out of the question this year.
t ' . , Stevenson Pioneer. : ,
D..W. Mann, of The .Dalles, has pur
chased the Ginder place at Home Val
ley, and will make his future home in
Skamania county, meanwhile ye editor
will retire from the farming business.
' . ,' Dufur Dispatch.
Miss Mellie dinger, who had been
visiting in Dufur for some time past, has
returned to her home in Hood Kiver.
- Prineville is in the midst of a building
boom such as has not occurred for years.
It is not the result of speculation, but of
tne growtn ot business and the surround
ing country", says the Crook County
Journal. - - "
3 '.'V.JPO.R RENT. "
Several houses for rent on the Para
dise farm, also comfortable home and
large orchard. The right mjtft can make
money raising fruit. A good place to
winter; Will take a portion of pay in
work. Apply to Dr. Adams.
- riNB PAINTING.
R. Lane, of Hood River, is prepared to do all
kinds of Artutic, Decorative, Sign and Land
scape Painting at the most reasonable prices.
uivv uiui a 4.1 iui.
Is still in the field
Groceries, Flour and Feed
f In Every Nook and Corner of Hood River Valley.
NEW AND FRESH GOODS
. ' f Largest Retail Business in the Valley.
. "Miss us and you are not in the swim."
"Quick Sales and Fair Margins of Profit"
Here are some samples:
' : . 'i Picnic Hams. .
Lard. , . ...
Rolled Barley, per
Shorts, per sack. .
Cream Wheat Mush, 3 packages for 25c
Pyramid Washing Powder, per pkg . . 25c
Pearline, Six 5-cent packages for . . . . 25c
We doliclt your patronage. Goods'
' If You Appreciate a Good Thing,
-':..'' .-:: , :'- GET A" ' J
HARTFORD CYCLE, $35; VEDETTE, $25.
The Royal Tailors have clothed six million men, and have made a record of value-giving and
J- Artutic Fitting. We are showing their superb samples in the most elegant colorings pro-
uuuvu. x uu win rn.iv. yuuraeu 11 you uoii i.
Men's Wool Pants, Ready Made, Cheaper than Anywhere.
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WE GIVE THE VALUES.
THE PEOPLE'S STORE,
- " Hood River, Oregon.
'-; - " " o OFFICE OF o
RAND &. STEWART,
- xl 1 paney Goods,
: 7 I Boots and Shoes,
fv'-' 7 Groceries, -
Hood River, Or., Sept. 21, '99.
To All Bay era:
Our , System, "Buy and Sell - for
Cash,'? has shown wonderful possibili
ties. Oar immense cute on "
Dky Goods, 10 to 30 per cent."
Stoves, 25 per cent. '. 'J '
Cbockeby and Glasswabb, 20 per
-- : cent. -- -.:. .
Boots and Shoes, 10 to 50 per cent
- -Jewelry and Silverware, 50 per
;'. f cent., to close out,
Toilet Articles and Perfumes,
- i 50 per cent. , to close out,
Clothing, 30 to 40 per cent., to
. close out, - -
Mill and Loggers Supplies, 30
per cent., to close out,
has proven that it can be done and
make money. Because the credit
Pays from 2 to 10 per cent, more for
Pays a book-keeper good wages ;
Loses 5, to-8 per cent, of accounts, which
you must pay ; ;
Loses the cash discounts in buying ;
Forgets to charge items sold, making a
, total difference in favor of !' 'Buy and
Sell for Cash" .of 6 to 18 per
cent, - Consider this and our LOW
, EXPENSES and you know why we
meet PORTLAND CASH PRICES
minus freight) AND MAKE MONEY.
The complete success, of our effort
justifies our decision to include AI,It
GROCERIES on the xsw percentage
To m&ke oar reasoning plain compare
following prices with credit purchases.
also CASH BILLS FROM PORTLAND,
Extra C Sugar, 18 tts. . . ......
DGran. " .- 17 lbs. . .......... .
Washine Soarj. full weiorht. 7 bars
Pearline Wasn. powders, 1 pkg. ... - .05
Monkey Soap, 3 Dars... ., . .. . .25
Yosemite Coffee, 1 tt." ....... . .10
Arbuckle " . 21b. . . .v.V, 25
Mocha and Java, 1 fc. ....... . ... , . ; .30
Sun dried' Japan Tea, 1 & ; .45
Star Tobacco, 1 lb . ....... , i -. .45
Battle Axe " 1 .';. ... .... . -. . ... ' .45
Scalping Knife, 1 tt. ', .36
BigNickle, 1 fc. ................ .. .30
White Beans, S3 lbs. ;.". ..... . . . i 1.00
Pink or Black Beans, 30 fts ....... 1 .00
No. l'Riie, 16 fis... ......... ..... 1.00
No. 3 .y-i k 20 lbs;; . . . ; .v. ...... 1.00
G Diamond Flour, warranted, bbl. 3.10
H. O. Mush, pkg t .-. ............... .10
Grandma's Mush, 3 pkgs. . . , . . ; . . . .25
Feed--Cash Market. .-
Pyramid Washing Powder, 4 lbs. . . ; .20
Lard, 68..- .45
" 10s... .90
Calumet Baking Powder, "per can. . .25
Folgers . " " .. .35
Prize ,l " " .. .40
Salmon. ' . " " .. .10
Tomatoes, ; " - . -'.10
Corn, " . . .10
Sardines, " .. .10
Condensed Milk, " , . .15
Pickles, per keg. ... ...... 1.05
Pickles, per bottle ................ .20
Syrup, Ex. Heavy Drip, per gal.. . , .60
Lemon Sugar, per can .20
Peaclies, - " ' . " . ...... .10
String Beans, " . ............. .10
Peas, - " '. 10
Assorted Jellies, per glass. . . .
Dairy Salt, 501b sack . : . .-j.--. : -. . .60
Table 101b " - 10
A full line of Fancy Groceries, Can
dies,-Spices, Crackers and Mushes at
All salable PRODUCE accepted as
CASH, v "..-' .. . "
Does it pay yon to buy on credit?
Does it pay you to buy in Portland t
Not while we live and remain
RAND & STEWART.
of action and selling
AT "RUSH ALONG" PRICES
.50 and 90c
, . . .
. . . . .
delivered. . Store opens 6:30 a. m
see mora unm aiier oruenng eisewnere.
Sofa pillows at Sherrill's. .
Buy your school shoes from Bone &
Take your picture to Sherrill's to get
Try our famous Lustro Roast Coffee,
ZUc. per lb. Bone & McDonald.
People say those new center tables at
fil.OT.vill 'a am iunr- yinrit -
If you wear shoes, The People's Store
is interested in you and gives very best
aeai. : - - . - ,,. ,
Bone & McDonald will sell you baking
powder for 12c. per Mb, Satisfaction
guaranteed or money refunded.
Stop at Sherrill's and examine that
new combination dresser.
Just opened up a fine line of ladies'
Mackintoshes. - Call and see them, at
Hone & McDonald s. f
Young people should be sure the win
dow shades are drawn down in the even
ing. Buy them at Sherrill's.
WHEN YOU WANT
First-class painting and paper hang
ing, call on E. L. Rood, at Hood River.
Paper hanging '; and kalsomining
specialty. - -
HJ F. SHAW,
Physician and Surgeon,'
HOOD RIVER, ORKOON. ,
Office: Over Everhart'' Store. 'Phone 81
Residence 33 and Central.
Physician, and Surgeon,'
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
Telephone: Residence 81; Office 33.' Surgeon
for O. R. & N. Co.
Physician and Surgeon,
Office over Williams' Drug Store. Telephone
V Main 112. -
HOOD BITER, - OREGON.
P. F. Bradford,
Manufacturer of All Kinds of
EVANS & RUSSELL,
First-ClasB work at the moderate rates of 15c a
shave and 25e for hair-cut. .- ' . -
' Give Vs a Call.
THE EVENING TELEGRAM,
Of Portland, Oregon, and '.
' secure its splendid premium,'-;
"EXCITING EXPERIENCES IN OCR WAR WITH
SPAIN AND THE FILIPINOS,"
Edited by Marshall Everett and profusely illus
trated. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: -
1 Month,......-.'... .60; With Book ..81.26
8 , " . .......... 1.35; '- " ' " .......1.75
6 2.75; " " .' 8.00
12 " .... 6.00; . - 5.25
Book by mail ot express twenty-five cents extra.
MT. HOOD HOTEL
. HOOD RIVER, Of.
C. A. BELL, Prop.
First-class in Every Particular. Moderate Rates.
' Table Supplied With the Best in the Market.
E. S. Olinoer.
MT. HOOD STAGE CO.
Daily Stage Between
Hood River and Cloud Cap inn.
First-class Turnouts for Tourists and Commercial Travelers,
Competent Drivers, .Good Conveyances, Moderate Rates.
General livery, delivery and
The best of care taken of transient
Bring Your Fruit to
The Davidson Fruit Co."
tto .And Get the Highest Prices.
When markets warrant, we ship the fruit, otherwise handle it in our
cannery. We aim to merit your patronage by providing the most
remunerative markets possible for your products.
WE SELL FRUIT BOXES AND CRATES OF HOME MANUFACTURE.
Agents for Studebaker Vehicles, Canton Clipper Plows and Cultivators,
and other Agricultural Implements and Garden Tools. The best
' at moderate prices.
Hood River, : : : - : : - : Oregon.
Ge neral M erehandise
. . OF ALL KINDS.
MOSIER, : : OREGON.
Country Produce Taken
: ' O -
Don't send away for what you can buy at home just as cheap and just as good.
IF YOU WANT
GOOD SEASONED LUMBER OF ALL KINDS AT REASONA
BLE PRICES, CALL ON '
LUMBER, WOOD, POSTS, ETC.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
R. H. WEBER, Prop., The Dalles, Or.,
Evergreens, Roses and Shrubbery, Hyacinths, Tulips, Lilies,
: Dahlias, Peonies, Etc.
Nnrsery and Packing Grounds half mile east of Fair Ground!
Agents for the Myers Lever Bucket Brass Spray Pump. . ,
Remember our Trees are Grown Without Irrigation. Send tor Catalogue. '
Telephone 830 - - - P. O. Box 292. '
WILLIAMS & BROSIUS,
HOOD tlVER PHAmflCV,
hood rivizr; or.
Prescriptions a Specialty Filled r Night.
Stationery, Toilet Articles, Perfumery, Mtc.
FUR WIT TJRE
Store With a Full
Undertaker and Embalmer, Paints and Oils
Building Material, Wallpaper, Mtc. ; - - :
"We are not given to sputtering around about what we are doing, but
",; are here every day in the week, selling goods too, at Portland prices. '
S. E. BARTMESS,
R. E. FEWEL
- i- Dealer in choice brands of
KEY WEST AND DOMESTIC CIGARS, TO-
All Kinds of Soft
BEER BY THE
T. L. Blodgett
Harness, saddles, -bridles, whips, collars,
Everything Usually found in
Good hand-made harness. Carriage trimmings. Repairing done.
A. B. Foley.
dray work of every description.
stock, and satisfaction guaranteed.
in Exchange for Gcsds.
Dr. F. C. Brosic.
and Complete Stock:
HOOD RIVER, OR.
Hood River, Or.
Drinks, Hats, Etc.
KEG OR BOTTLE. .
a First-class Harness Shop.