The Hood River sun. (Hood River, Wasco County, Oregon) 1899-19??, October 19, 1899, Image 3

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Dry 10-inch wood will be-taken on
subscription at this office, if delivered
- soon. ". . .
A special meeting of the Ladies' Aid
Society has been called for Friday after
noon.1 '- ;
Misses Elton and'" White, teachers in
our public school, visited in Portland
Saturday and Sunday.. v- ' .
H. F. 'Davidson, president of the
Davidson-Fruit Co., made a flying busi'
ness trip to The Dalles, Monday. .
County, Surveyor J. B. Goit, of The
Dulles, as in this section a couple of
days last week on official, business.
J. A. Smith, one of our many new
subscribers-, last week visited relatives
at Hosier the latter part of the week.:
'.' An oldtime farmer neaf . The Dalles
was afraid to pull a tooth out of a har
row until he had ascertained whether it
was against the dental law.
A large' audience was out to the Con
gregational church Saturday night to
hear the lecture of Earl Sanders on the
I'lilippines. ; .
E. Hayes was in town Friday from his
.. logging 'camp on the Klickitat riverj
" where he has a large contract for cutting
logs for the Lost Lake Lumber Co. '
Frank Gregory, who recently moved
out from Kansas and located at Daven
port's "planer, ' has been. in. Sherman
county a couple or weeks baling hay.:;'..,'
The trains were delayed several" hours
on Wednesday night of last week by the
breaking of a truck of the eastbound
passenger train, near Cascade Locks'
A vigorous war is now in progress be
tween the British and. Boers in South
Africa. Of course -they will want some
thing to eat." "Any of that embalmed
b.eef left? :r ., . V,,.:' :;.. ;
When Dewey was asked the question.
"Do you think the Filipino's are fit for
self-government r' he replied, " Well, no ;
not iust now." That is- the blow that
broke the strongest plank in the demo
cratic piattorm.- ' - : ,:-.-..' '.
Oregon's registration law goes into ef
fect this year, and to be allowed to vote
next June every -voter must be regis
tered.- ltis a new departure, but one
that will do away with much dishonesty
at the ballot-box. - -
Miss Maude Clarke of The Dalles", who
has been attending the exposition at
Portland, arrived in the city yesterday
for a few days visit with her grand-par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Clarke; ;: ;.
Prof. Thompson informs us that the
largest enrollment of pupils in our pub
lic school is 178, which was reached this
week. 'However, this number will
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doubtless be increased before long.
Died at Mt. Hood, on Monday last,
the 18-riionths-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Eiobert Leasure, of brain fever.
The parents have the sympathy of their
many friends in their sad bereavement.
Messrs. Will F. Davidson and
Clarke,'- returned Sunday evening from
The Dalles, where they went to procure
furniture for the Hassalo Club and suc
ceeded in finding just what they wanted.
Another bank official - convicted of
theft has been let-out of jail before half
of his short sentence was served. These
days it scarcely seems worth while to
prosecute any man who steals over
10,000. 4 :-'
Hon. ' J. W. Morton informs us that
lie and the 0. It. & N. Co. have suc
ceeded."in making terms for a right-of-way
through his riverside farm, and the
work of straightening the track will com
mence at once,- r '
' Married on Sunday, Oct. 15, 1899, at
the Congregational parsonage in Hood
River, Mr. Burt .W. jSroesey. and Miss
Maggie : LeMay, Rev. J. L. Hershner
officiating. Their numerous friends join
the Sun in hearty congratulations.
Mm1 Roe and her accomplished daugh
ter, Miss Ida B. Roe, returned to Eu
gene "this, week, after a couple of months
stay on their farm near Hood River.
Miss Roe has a position as teacher in the
state university at $ 100 per month.
Pease & Mays, the big wholesale and
retail merchants of The Dalles, recog
nizing the Sun's- excellence as an adver
tising medium throughout-Wasco coun
ty, have ordered an attractive ad in its
columns. , Read it carefully each week.
Mrs. L. E. Bailey of New' York, a na
tional organizer of the W. C. T. U.,' and
temperance lecturer of National reputa
tion, is billed to lecture on prohibition
in the' Congregational' church of Hood
river, this Wednesday evening, com
mencing at 8 p. m. Admission free.
All invited, , ... . . - :
' H. F. Davidson, president of the Da
vidson Fruit Co., informs us that of the
many carloads of strawberries' the company-
shipped this season, one carload
was shipped to Los Angeles, the famous
' strawberry belt' of" California. This
speaks volumes for the Hood River -production.
";. 1 .v
The Dalles papers iiaye been "roast
ing" the actions of what they term high
toned young society ladies of that town
for becoming intoxicated when the Min
nesota . Volunteers took dinner there a
few days. ago aiid hugged and . Hobson
ized the soldiers until they were "black
in the face." . '
'" Hood River soil against the-world for
' productiveness." Saturday . M. H. Nick
elseri seirt in from his fine farm near
Belmont, two corn stalks that measure
104 feet in height beating Judge
Davenport's best corn 'at Mosier by six
inches. Each" corn ear on these stalks
seems large enough to almost feed a hog
through the winter. ' . -, . . ; . -The
pastor of the United' Brethren
Church, Rev. H. K. Benson, will preach
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock on the
theme, "Christian Growth," and in the
evening at 8 o'clock, -on - "Kindness."
The Christian Endeavor Society will be
led by Mrs. S, E. Bartmess and will
meet at 7 p. m. Sunday School at 10 a.
W. All are welcome. .-
Rev. C. F. Clapp, of Forest Grove, will
preach at the Congregational church in
Hood River, next Sunday, at 11 o'clock
a. m. and 7:45 p. m. Mr, Clapp is a
very earnest and fluent speaker, and it
is hoped he will be greeted with large
congregations. j
' A large crowd attended the Jjasket so
cial at Frankton school house Friday
night and all were delighted with the
entertainment, ? The baskets went like
hot cakes, ranging from 25 cts. to $2.50
and the snug little sum -of $42.10 was
realized therefrom which Will be used in
purchasing a case for the school library,
' John Cradlebaugh, the veteran scribe.
miner, and bonanza king of. the Golden
Eagle mine, dropped down from the
Greenhorn Monday, :and reports some
winter weather in the. .Blue mountains.
Mr. Cradlebaugh- is keeping mum about
the mine in which he is interested, but
looks just like be has a rich- thing,
-r-Times Mountaineer.': ;; - ',-.
At a recent meeting of the city coun
cil Clyde Tv Boniiey was elected- city
alderman to fill the unexpired term of
G. D.. Woodworth, who. recently' moved
from town to his farm' near ' Belmont,
and A. S. Blowers was also elected an
alderman to take the place of Wm
Yates',1 who resigned," for the reason that
as postmaster he is ineligible to hold an
elective office.
. .The neat little, passenger steamer of
the D. P. & A. N. line started on the
regular schedule, for the . first time
Thursday morning. Although the com
pany have experienced considerable dif
ficulty in making the Flyer a success
they have done admirably as will be
proven later. The Flyer is well equipped
for the accommodation of passengers
and will eventually be the favorite boat
of that line. It makes the trip from
The Dalles to Portland in 7 hours. ;.
, A good joke happened to one of our
young men the other night. He was
''Bitting up" with his best girl, she on
one side and he the other: side of the
cook ejtove. After "sparking" this way
for a few hours without either one think
ing of anything to say; she finally blated
out, "what are you thinking about?"
when he said, "why,- the same as you."
Instantly she said, "well, if you try it
I'll slap your face' for you I" Heppner
Times. - - - j ::
Apportionment of School Funds.
Under the-- school laws of .Oregon,
which -went into effect May '20th, 1899,
the county superintendent is required to
apportion" the common school funds
quarterly, viz: the first Monday in Jan
uary," April," July- and October of each
year, instead of in April and August as
formerly. - ; - .' ;,
There are 4306 children in Wasco
county between the ages of four and
twenty years and in the present appor
tionment of funds the'' per capita dis
tribution will be $2.06, of which $1.51 is
from the state school funds and 55 cents
from the county school funds! Total
amount of state funds distributed is
$6502.06. . Amount of county funds in
the treasury . $2510.91 ; amount dis
tributed.'. $2368.30 ; surplus on . hand
$142.61. - . ' - . ': .
The apportionment of state school
funds for 1899 is $1.51 per capita, as
compared with $1.20 for 1898. This is
probably the highest apportionment the
state has ever sent out. Under the
school law that went, into effect May 22,
school boards cannot have' more than
$50 surplus school funds on hand at' the
close of the school year, the first Mon
day in March. , A few schools in the
county';; have contracted with; their
teacher for such length of time as the
public funds would justify The un
usually large apportionment sent - out
yesterday will materially aid them in
the length of terms. . ;
Changes Which Have Proven of Great
BeneBt to the County. .
' ': i J' -. ' :
Dalles Chronicle. - 3 :: .
The Chronicle published a few days
ago a summary bf the assessment roll of
Wasco county for the year 1899, which
has been passed over to the county clerk
by the county assessor. '."''.,'
The county board of equalization,
ccmposed of the county . judge, county
clerk and assessor sat for the past week
for the purpose of equalizing assessments
and correcting errors. . While two or
three , changes in valuation-have been
made the , total - amount of. assessable-
property remains about the same as re
ported, $3,144,452, which is an excess
over the 1898 roll of $72,153." ; . . ;
The county 'J; clerk" at" its session in
March last very wisely divided the
county into seven districts for
inent purposes and appointed as many
deputy assessors, each of whom was well
acquainted with the real estate and per
sonal property of his respective district.
The same basis for the classification of
tillable and non-tillable lands was used
in 1898, and we are of the opinion that
the following favorable , comparison of
the year's -work in- the field and in the
office, will hereafter justify the more
careful work in this important office:
Cost of deputy hire for 1898... .$ 489
Cost of deputy hire for 1899... ;., . . . 642
T.npraA.aari ATnanan I AS
Cash collected for poll tax, 1898.,. ......... :" 114
No polls charged on roll of 1898; 670
Total i .'.-..'..',.....'.,". . t 784
Cash collected for polls in 1889 168
No polls charged on roll of 1899. . .'. . 916
Total .'. 1084
The excess of polls of 1899 over 1898 is
300. . ; " :' ' : : ' '--. ::: ; ' ' .-.
The field W0Tk of the assessor begins
on the first Monday in- March and ends
on the first . Monday in September, a
period of six months, which maltes it
impossible for one man to travel over so
large a county as Wasco and do thorough
assessment work. Not only is it less ex
pensive to make the assessment of. the
countywith the aid -of deputies under
the instructions of the assessor but it
makes it possible for the assessor him
self to make up his own -roll with more
exactness and attention tg detail.
: ' A Great Graft. - .
A great deal of complaint is made by
parents throughout the state at the ex:
tortionate' ' prices charged for' school
books, he prices being much higher in
Oregon than in any of the other western
states. ; Below we. give - the prices of
books in Oregon and California, which
show that the school book combine is
working' the -''graft '-here' with: a thrift
equal to that possessed by Aguinaldo.;"
-. Cost of Books.
:-- California. . Oreeroh.
First Reader , $0 16 fO 25
Becond Reader......:...:. ... " 28 ' 40
Third Reader. : 44 : . 8
Fourth Reader . 58 80
Priruary Arithmetic. ..:.'.... ' 20' 88
Advanced Arithmetic!.-. ..... . j- h 42 .'" 65
Language Lessons.-. ,, . , 25 . 4A
Grammar: ' 42 ' GA
United States History.; . : 70 , - 1 00
Elementary GeogrBphy.,... . 60 , (ft
Advanced Geography. ...... .' 102 ' 126
. The Other Side. . . :
The following letter from Matt. P.
Watson, : who. has been to Alaska for
some time, to his father, Wm. P.' Wat
son, proves that the paths of an Alaska
miner are riot strewn with roses to any
great extent: - s -; , ;
.. v . ; ; .,; , . - - AfUW, B. C, Sept. 5, 1899.
Dear Folks: This leaves Us all well. I ex
pect to leave here in a few days for, fikagway.
Can't say how long I will remain there.
Brother will stay here awhile as he has some
deals on hand that may prove .profitable yet.
People are getting out very fast and 96 per cent
are broke. , This camp sure enough. IS a poor
man's cam p. The law is such that a poor labor
ing man has ho show. The capitalists and of
ficials are a lot of grafters; ; A good proposition
ca-nnot be held by a poor man', they will swin
dle him out of it by Jumping his claim, and to
commence suit It costs hfm ?20 to get the case
before the judge and then a lawyer at (100 or
more to present the case and' if theparty that
jumped has the most money his lawyer will
see your lawyerj they -have an understanding
and then they begin to put you 'off and talk
compromise until your money is used up,- then
another call for money and if you can't "ante"
your case is put off again until you give it up
in disgust. The officials tell you they can't
help you; you must see a lawyer. - This is the
.way thousands of cases are carried on and the
poor devil can swear and cuss, and tell how he
is beaten out of. his case. - The poor Canadian
suffers the same as tbe Americans. Clerks in
the recorder's office note all errors when a man
files his placer or quartz claim and then some
friend of theirs will be posted and he goes out
and restakes your claim, then you lose it be
cause it is not properly done and the clerk gets
an Interest in the location providing there is
anything in it. This is only a small way the
thieving is done, so thousands of people leave
in disgust and the hydraulic capitalist gets in
and buys up a part of a creek and no more.
Then they send out men to buy the balance at
a very low price and if you don't want to take
the price they offer you can keep it. Then you
have to have your claim re-recorded at $2.60,
then get a "lay-over'.' which wiU hold your
claim until next June; then the season will
open and if you are not here at that time your
claim is declared vacant, and the hydraulic
man captures it. In the meantime the hy
draulic man gets a permit to tale out the
water in the creek up as far as the mines are
good, runs it in a flume along' the side of the
hills and turnB it back in the creek somewhere
above the mouth, and if you want to work your
claim you have no water unless you are able to
buy it from the ditch or flume company, so you
lose your claim after all unless you can pay a
big price for a few inches of water; If you show
fight the police run you in and you get a
chancS to lay In jail and think what a d- :d
fool you were for coming into such a country.
Such rascals would be strung up on the Ameri
can side "too quick." It is a common saying,
"If I ever get back under the stars and stripes
I never will leave it again." I have heard
many Canadians say ' they are going to the
United States and take out their papers as this
government is too rotten for them.
You may write me at Skagway. ' . . The
nights are getting cold and freezing; stormy
weather threatening; Four steamboat lines
are running here and fare is cheap, which is a
blessing for the people. ------ . , . , ,
News 'of Local Interest Erom our
i . Nearby Exchanges.- j : -No
political party has yet had the
courage to come out ; boldly upon the
servant girl issue. . ,
Mr." Bryan's voice has not yet been
heard booming Dewey for the nomina
tion for president on the democratic
ticket. . . . . -
Albany Herald : Local sympathizers
with Aguinaldo object to being called
copperheads. Well, then, how will
rebels strike you, gentlemen?
Some men take so much time telling
what they could do if they had an op
portunity, that the opportunity passes
by unobserved.
Salem Journal : Isn't a $5,000,000 sys
tem of locks at The Dalles to let one
boat a day through each way a- rather
expensive government improvement? !
R.: H. Webber, who has spent the
past three months in Estorf , Germany,
where he went to settle un the familv
estate, his father having recently died,
returned last week, accompanied by nis
sister, Sophia Webber. Chronicle. -
About a vear aero the editor of the Eu
gene Guard was married, and at that
time, he referred to marriage licenses as
glory tickets , now he calls them mar
riage licenses : and we'll not even specu
late-on what, he 1 names them a year
hence. ' . : -
In three years of republican adminis
tration the country has doubled the
highest' export mark reached in Mr.
Cleveland's term. Democratic orators
in their campaign speeches can hardly
be expected to pay much attention to a
trivial commercial incident like this, but
the country is not likely to. lose sight
of it.--' '. ' : , .-;;..,,'-...,
The Venezuela boundary dispute is"
ended.,- Venezuela gets . 100 miles of
marsh land and England receives nearly
60,000 square miles of forest land. This
IB understood technically as a compro
mise in. which the South American re
publie ought, to be glad. She is proba
bly shaking hands with herself . because
she is still on the map.
. Our. genial friend, H. C;-. Cook, of
White Salmon, visited at Goldendale
last week, the guest of Assessor J. R.
Jttankm. The editor has been presented
with a couple of boxes of nice apples
from' Mr. Cook's thrifty orchard - at
White Salmon. .Mr. Cook is now build
ing a handsome residence on his sightly
place on the Columbia and expects soon
to have the new grade completed from
the bluff to Rankin's landing. Sentinel.
A Goldendale editor tells the story of a young
bachelor sheriff who was called upon to serve
an attachment on a handsome young widow.
He -called and said, "Madam, I have an attach
megt for you." She blushed and Bald the at
tachment was reciprocated. "You misunder
stand,1 he said, "you must proceed to court."
She told him she knew it was leap year, but she
had rather he would do the courting. "Ma
dame," lie -continued,, "this is no time for
trifling, the justice is waiting." 0,1 prefer
the minister," she said. "A squire
the first time andl had bad luck." . :
R. Lane, of Hood River, is nronared to do all
kinds o! Artistic. Decorative. Siifn and Land
scape Painting at the most .reasonable prices
Give him a trial.
White Salmon News.
Editor Sun We. have received'your
first issues pf the Son and failed to see
anything from this ftr surrounding coun
try, and we have faken it upon ourselves
to Bend you a few news items and will
from time to time, -give a brief descrip
tion of different localities-in and around
White Salmon. We cannot -be left out
in the cold from the' fact we are on the
sunny side of the Columbia river. .L We
know pur present' and future fine pros
pects are grand, beautiful, and extended
pointa of view are khewn by" the few,
therefore we trust you will pardon the
seeming egbtiBiri in putting patent facts
before your readers! ? We boast not, but
do have big mountains, big canyons, big
timber, big apples; big strawberries with
big yields, and, we trust, a big-hearted
As to our apple industry, it is yet in
its infancy, but few of our orchards hav
ing been properly carcf - for -one that
has and gives good returns is the ot
"chard of ' N. M. Wood, Bituated three
miles from the Columbia river, on land
where "big". timber once grew, and Mr,
Wood, though an aged man, cleared and
broke the land, set his orchard, tended
it welf and for the past few years has
sold from $300 to $500 worth of apples
from "an 'area of about three acres of
land each .year. '". His son-in-law, : Wm.
McCoy, is clearing quite a number of
acres of land to set him an orchard in
addition to the one he now has adjoin
ing Mr. Wood's.-t : -.
Hundreds of acres of just such orchard
land awaits the industrious hand of the
settler, and the markets, of the world
are asking for just, such apples as Mr
Wood grows. ' The time is far distant
when the markets will be pverstocked
with No. 1 apples. The raising of good
apples is not along flowery paths of ease.
Eternal vigilance is the price of success.
Let "excelsior'.' be our motto, and what
a few have. done others can do. The fu
ture is before us. . Shall we ship No. 1
apples by the car' or train, load? ' - -
'':-- 1 NKWS 1TJMS.. .'':. -. '-" '"'
Matt.-Wilken has had an offer tor his
home place." u, . ;:.
Ark Ward is hauling boom timbers for
R. D. Cameron. - ."'V ..'--" '
Mrs. J. B. Montgomery of Portland is
stopping at Mr. John Deitnifeir's.;. ,
" ' A jolly crowd of people went on a pic
nic to White Salmon falls last Sunday. ?
v, John Dethman of Bingen. was visiting
some of his friends at Huaun, last week.
' iEolus Jewett has returned from Port
land, where he had been having some
dental work done. .
.. Robert C. Cox is cultivating his straw
berries on the Jewett ranch and intends
to put out several acres more. '
r Our school is doing well under the
tutorship of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Moore ;
40 pupils in attendance so far. .r -''"' -Mr.
and Mrs. McFarland, of Juneau,
Alaska, are guests of Mrs. Jennie Jewett,
also Mrs. J. Wismer of Portland. ,
Allie Henderson of Bingen is increas
ing his dairyr He also iraised some-of
the finest potatoes in the county.
, The telephone line which is being put
in from .The Dalles to Lyle will be ex
tended on down to White Salmon. , ;
. We understand the "Burdoye road" is
soon to be" opened and thus make a
shorter road to his place and on to Lyle.
- Robert Thurman and family have just
returned from the hop-fields in Yakima
county. 'They bring home good reports
and expect to return next year.
Jack Percy has just finished his new
house and now his son Johnnie is putr
ting up one on a claim adjoining his
father's.- Wonder who the housekeeper
is to be? , - . ' " ''::'. - '
Hon. E. S. Joslyn of Colorado Springs,
the first owner of the Byrket ranch, is
on a business trip to' he Coast, and is
now visiting his brother-in-law, J. R..
Warner. -: -' ' - - .
The Mormons are getting in their
work-in good shape around here. Mr.
Huff's two bright young girls united and
were baptised into the church Sunday
the 8th, also Mr. and Mrs. Clarkson. .
- Several families of White Salmon who
were at the hop-fields have returned.
Mr. and Mrs. Marble who went to the
hop-fields in the Willamette Valley in
tend to stay in Portland for the winter
for the advantage at - sending their
daughter to school. ,.'' ''.
-Mordecai '. Jones has .- the finest log
house in these parts,.8x48 feet, two
stories high, with a huge fireplace.- He
is now caulking it with oakum, making;
it snug and warm for the coming winter.
Mr. Jones is soon to go bear hunting "at
the snow line on Mtv Adams, in com-'
pany with, MnBaulflpw of Lyle, Wash.,"
and a gentleman frotn JjewYork and
one from Philadelphia. " Mr. Jones and
wife are very fond of hunting.
. I. D. Clark.
Notice to Teachers,
For the purpose of -educational ad
vancement, by fraternal intercourse of
teachers, a movement toward the Organ
ization of a local teachers' association
has been started by Prof. C." D. Thomp
son, principal of the Hood River public
schools. "The " following letter is ad
dressed to teachers throughout this sec
tion of the county: ; : ;. '.- - . r
Dear Fellow Tbacher: - .: ''.'.
Believing much valuable information
may be had from the organization of a
local teachers' association I have, at the
suggestion of several teachers, taken the
liberty to ask you to meet with us at the
public school building at Hood River, on
Saturday Oct. 21, 1899, at 1 :30 p. m., for
the purpose of organizing a teachers'
association. '"....- -
If you are interested in this line of
work, kindly honor us with your pres
ence, or if you cannot come that day
please drop us a line signifying your
willingness to help us.".; .
;.: x Very respectfully,
".:. . c. d. thom
It is a certainty that President Mc
Kinley in his December message to con
gress will recommend and urge the con
struction of the Nicaragua canal and the
trans-Pacific cable. These are import
ant measures hi: which the Pacific coast
states are deeply interested. .
We have the largest and best selected Stock of.
Ever shown - in . Eastern Oregon and. we Solicit
the patronage of the people of - .
I Hood River and Vicinity, ,
And wish to call attention to the
constantly offering - "'
in each Department and will furnish through our
Mall Order Department,
sample of any and all goods as promptly as is pos
sible, particularly .
which; we make a - specialty of. If you will pay
strict attention to our advertisement in this paper
you will surely find many good things from time to
time which will interest you. i
Mosier Mutterings.
Harry Powers and family and J. P.
Wynn returned last week from the har
vest fields of Umatilla county. .;
, W. Q. Hunter has arrived from Mon
tana, being called to the bedside of his
mother, who was very low last week.
Mr. Jones, of the O. R. & N. Co., at
Viento, spent a . day in the suburbs re
cently. Some attraction up this way,
; W. W. Stevenson, commonly known
as .Big ism, returnea trom tlie la-
louse, country last week the same old
Billy, with a smile and kind word for
every one. '-. . .
A, M. Roop has filed on 'and intends
improving what is known as jates' flat,
located on the county road between this
place and Hood River, and intends going
into the "poultry -business. . . .
John -McNeil, of The Dalles, spent t;
day or two last week visiting friends in
these parts. John was with our boys
when they made the gallant charge on
San Juan hill, being at that time in the
regular army. He relates some interest
ing reminiscences relating thereto.
Grandma Evans passed away about
midnight on the 2nd, surrounded by
children and grand-children. She was
in her 73dyear. She leaves three ons
and two daughters who live with their
families in this community, beside other
children in the east. . Those living here
are Leander, Ira D. and. S. E. Evans,
and Mesdames F. M. Hunter and C. G.
Graham, J , Funeral services were con
ducted by Elder Stark, of the Christian
Church, on Wednesday the 4th, Almost
the entire community attended the ser
vices. Mr, Evans died here about two
years ago. : ;. A, 1. 2.
East Side Snapshots.
' "' ' ' :--. (Pine Grove.)
H. Hardesty and family have moved
onto the place belonging to . Mrs.
Hastings. . - . "
' Mr. and Mrs, Chas. Wells, Mrs. L.
Silliman and Miss Maybee Silliman took
a trip overland to The Dalles, last week.
Miss Thurman has been quite Sick for
the last few weeks, but ,we are glad to
report" that Bhe ' is now improving
rapidly. ' ' -"
Mr. H. Henegan is about finishing his
contract , for hauling 300 cords of wood
belonging to the mortgagees of the G. D.
Woodworth property. '
Warren WTells is gathering his apple
crop this week, Mr. Wells expects to
harvest between 400 and 500 boxes which
will not be a bad marker for an off year.
Sam Kershaw is here from his gold
mine on upper John Day river where he
has been doing development work for
the last two years. Mr. Kershaw will
do one or two months work on his ranch
while here..
Mrs. Jerome Wells has returned from
Portland, where she was taking treat
ment in one of the hospitals. Mrs.
Wells is reported not much improved,
but her many friends hope for a speedy
recovery. "- ... . " .... .
Mr. Geo.. Knapp came down from
Sherman county last week, and is visit
ing his son-in-law Virgie Wenchell and
family." Mr. Knapp, while here, will
superintend the erection of a new dwell
ing house for Mr. Wenchell. - .
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Cascade Lox Explosions. .' -
Thomas Coyle has returned home
after several weeks absence. .
Alvin Benson has returned to attend
business after two weeks of sick leave.
T. W. Badder is laved up in bed with
three broken ribs, caused by scuffling.
E. 15. - Wood made a flying trip to
Hood River and The Dalles, Saturday
afternoon, returning Sunday morning. ,
P. Aug- Nelson went to Portland to
the Good Samaritan Hospital, accom
panied by Judge Stout, on last Friday's
Contractor Taylor received a couple of
new engines this week and as soon as
they are placed in position Mr. Taylor
intends putting on a full force of men..
The Stripper.
fact that we are -
. -v- ..-
And get Their Prices.
.They have A
Soots and Shoes,
Rubber Goods,
Dry Goods,
Staple' arid Fancy Groceries,
Flour and Feed.
These goods were bought
At the Old Stand, -
New Furniture at Portland Prices.
FURNITURE, Paints, Oils,
. Builders' Supplies,. Etc.
Is complete and not equaled between Portland and The Dalles
A firstclass. mechanic ready to do all kinds of repairing, and
new work either by the job or by the day.
" Shingles and Finishing Lum6er .
- ' Constantly on Hand. .
. Rooms on Oak Stmet and Skcond Street, flood River, Or, " -
Glacier Pharmacy.
Wall Paper.
Family llcclpes
Com pounded.
. You'll -not need much after you are lead.' '
-We can fill your want while you ars alive.
. . In the lino of clothing we ttwrfy the largest Unil test
selected stock of MEX'S, &UTl8 And BOYS'
CLOTHING in Eastern Oregon, ' "
' MT?MQ"" w0l t'beviot "tuts u Sluej Ulatk, Gray
O ad Fancy Mixed at
$5.00, $7.oO aiid $9.8o,
IVTFN'Q Fine worsted in Black Bnd .BliW Fancy Stripe
... and Checks at-
$8.50, $10.50, $15.00 and $17.85.
YOUTHS' A11 '00' Su'H'" '",tebt styles' and -ma
terials at prices rurtging from-" - -
; $3.50 to $15.50.
- ill all the' Latest $ovel
Special attention givbjt to mail dHDEits.. All eoouri
full stock o.
right and will he sold right.
Pure Drugs
May not mean anything. Soma
drugs may be pure, but if not
fresh they are worse than useless.
We buy only in such quantities
as will insure always 'keeping the
stock fresh. -It
may do td experiment w3i
some things, but not with pre
scriptions. One wrong one ftraj"
, make further doses unnecessary
Our prescriptions are carefully"
prepared by a registered Phamt-'
cist who knows drugs and thdr
uses thoroughly. . .
Stationery Supplies.
Toilet Articles
In latest designs.
Prop.rHood River, Or-