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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1910
THE HOOD RIVER NEWS
naUSMID WEDNESDAY HOENINOI t
HOOD RIVER NEWS COMPANY, Inc
Hood River. Obsuon
W. H. WALTON
C. P. SONNICHSKN.
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EnUrad u second -cUss matter. Feb. 10. 190St. at
th post offic at Hood Ritct. Oregon,
under the Act at March ft, 187.
C. I NORTH WEST HOTS il
From our Seattle correspondent.
Seat tli. May lt To crow the con
tlnent with a witvleas uieonago utart-
tnK frotu Portland or Seattle and re
layed at Spokane, Butte and Fargo,
to connect at St. Paul with the Con
tinental Wireless system o( the Great
Lakes and to be carried aleug to
New York, Is the amMtloua plan of
Thomas E. Clark, the first man who
ever sold wireless Instruments, and
present manager of the Continental
system. Clark Is now In Seattle
erecting a station, and says that
within two or three months he will
have this city and the other two
leading centers of the northwest con
nected with the east by wireless
The Continental system already con
trols the wireless business of the
(ireat Lakes, with statlous In fifty
cities and on 2iH steamships. Clark
Is a wireless Inventor with an eye to
business. He was selling apparatus
for exhibit purposes within a few
weeks after the first successful dem
onstrations of wireless telegraphy
had been made, and he has been
making money out of the business
ever since. He promises trans-continental
telegraph .V) per cent cheaper
than the wire companies offer. The
Continental Company will meet op
position Id the northwest In the
United wireless, which has stations
on a number of ships on the Pacific,
but does little overland business.
Clark has also perfected a wireless
telephone Instrument, but admits
that at present It has not reached
the point of commercial efficiency.
The distances over which It will
operate are too small, which Is true
of every wireless telephone yet In
vented. Clark has Instruments with
him In Seattle, and believes that In
time the wireless telephone will be as
the telegraph Is now. Mr. Fred II.
Shoemaker has been made local
agent for the wireless sj-stem.
Lumbermen of the northwest have
been entering repeated protests
against the report of the Washing
ton Legislative Investigating Com
mittee, which declared that the State
land office has In years past sold
state timber land for much less than
Its market value. The lumbermen
assert In reply that the value of tlm
ler lands has risen so rapidly in this
State during ten years, that there Is
no comparison bet ween the price at
which State lands sold then and
market values today. Mr. George
Long, of the Weyerhaeuser Timber
Company, of Tacoma, sites the case
of 40 acres purchased from the State
In 1901, located in section 16, town
ship 16, range 5 east, for $7,0".50, or
14.76 an acre. The same Company
bought up a lot of homestead claims
in the same township at the same
time, and paid an average of $11.17
an acre for a total of 4,701 acres of
private land. Thus the State re
ceived more than the market price.
Of course, such prices sound laugh
able today, but they represented
good value at the time. If the State
bad kept its land until today, It
would have profited exceedingly,
Just as the lumber company did by
buying when timber was cheap. But
the lumbermen don't like to have the
investigating committee report Infer
that they have jobbed the State at
For the first time In ID years the
University of Washington won the
Northwest track championship at
the triangular meet held on the Uni
versity campus Saturday, May 7th,
with 7S points against Oregon's .'!!
and Idaho's 2i. Four northwest
records were broken. Evans, of
Washington, established a record of
14.J feet 2 Inches In the javelin throw;
Hawkins, of Oregon, set a new time
for the high hurdles, in tearing off
that event In 1.1 4-.1 seconds; Wil
liams, of Oregon, set a new mark In
the pole vault by crossing the bar at
11 feet i Inches, while Henry of the
same Institution ran the two mile
event in 10 minutes, 13 second.
CITY COUNCIL WILL
At a meeting of the city council
held Monday evening, the matter of
street Improvement was the domi
nant subject considered.
State street east from 6th street
will be Improved at once nnd perma
nent walks laid.
The matter of Improving the east
side grade will le deferred to a later
date when travel will uot Ik so
heavy. The work to be done at this
time will necessitate the closing of
the road to travel, aud as soon as
the berry season Is finlsffed the work
will be continued.
It was decided to abandon the im
provement of Kallroad street for the
present as the work would be too
expensive and the city was without
funds to pay the damages assessed
for property necessary to be secured.
Issuing of improvement bonds to
the sum of about ?ii,0H was ordered.
This will be applied to work on 12th
street and In a west end sewer dis
trict. The recorder was ordered to re-ad-vertlse
for bids in the sum of $'.H),(HH)
to be used In the construction of a
municipal water plant, and it was
ordered tliat the life of the bonds be
changed from -0 to 2.1 years.
The Balsh Congregational church
organized recently at Lyle, Wash.,
was received Into church fellowship
of Congregatioual churches last Fri
day by a council of recognition con
sisting of Revs, (ireen aud Scudder of
Seattle, H. C. Lowden, of Under
wood, J. H. Herscbner aud W. C.
Gilmore of Hood IUver. The name
of the church Is given In memory of
ianby rW. G. A. R-Mi. .t Vh. K ..' P
'-'hall tha second and fourth Saturdays of tha
mortn at z p. m. (J. K. Caatnar, commander; 8,
K. Blytha, adjutant
Canby W. K. C. No. 16-Meata aecond and fourth
Saturday of each month in K. of F. hall at i
p. m. Jennie Bon t ley. president; Abbia J. Baker,
Court Huod Kiver. No. 42. F. of A., meets every
Thursday evenina- In K. of P. hall. Visiting
Forester always welcome. Wm. Flamming-. C.K.;
r . i. urosiua, r . c.
ITuod River Lodve. No. 106. A. F. A A. M -
Meets Saturday evening on or before each full
moon. Ralph Savage. W. M.; D. McDonald, secre
Wood River Camp. No. 7702. M. W. A. -Meets in
41 1. O. O. F. hall every Wednesday night. A. K.
crump, v. c; fc. s. Mayes, clerk.
LI ood River Camp. No. 770. W. O. W.-MeeU at
xiK. of P. hall the aecond and fourth Saturday
nights of each month. W. A. Eby. C C; Floyd
tlood River Circle, No. 624. Women of Woodcraft.
"-Meet at L O. O. F. hall first and third Sat
urday nights, each month. Visitors welcome.
atra. Wm. Oenger, N. G.; Alice Shay, clerk.
Tdlewikle Lodge. No. 107. 1. O. O. F.-Meets
Fraternal hall every Thursday evening at 70.
at the corner of Fourth and Oak streets. Visiting
Drotner welcomed. J. M. Wood. N. G.; U. W.
1 nompaon, secretary. .
Iemp Lodge. No. 181. 1. O. O. F.-Meets in
"the Odd bellows hall at Odell every Saturday
night. Visiting brothers cordially welcomed. W.
A. jbocKmanjJN mj.j Oeo. :she.ard, secretary.
I aurel Kebeka Lodge No. 87. I. O. O. F.-Meets
'-'tirst and third Mondaya in each month. Ther
esa M. laatner. N. U.; Nettie Mueea. secretary.
niount Mood Lodge, No. 205, I. O. O. F.. meets
""every Saturday evening in Gribble'a hall.
mi. noon. a. m. Kelly, ri. u.: U. W. Oimmick.
Mountain Horn Camp. No. 84t9. R. N. A
" Meets at K. of P. hall on the second and
rourtn Fridays or each month. Mrs. A. Crump,
v.. i . r.ua uiKin, recorder.
rleta Assembly. No. 105. U. A. -Meets in their
-'nan tne nrst and third Wednesdays, work
aecond and fourth Wednesdays, social. C. D.
Henrietta. M. a.; W. H. Austin, secretary.
f Iregon Grape Rebekah Lodire Nn 1st I O n F
y-Meets every second and fourth Wednesdays
in eacn momn in uriDble a hall, Mt. Hood, Or.
joeeumne vautniers, N. U.: Minnie L. Larwood,
P i venule Lodge. No.SK. aTO. U.W.-Meets In
ivK. of P. hall the first and third Wednesday
nights of the month. Visiting brothers cordially
welcomed. R. E. Chapman. W. M.; Chester
Waucoma Lodge. No. SO. K. of P. Meets in
' their Castle Hall every Tuesday night, when
visiting Drotners are Iraternally welcomed. C C.
Cuddeford, Cxa: Lou. S. Isenberg, K. of K. -S.
Wsuna Temple Pythian Sisters, No. -Meets the
' first and third Tuesday of each month at K. of
r. nan. oeorgina laenberg, M. E. C; Kate M
Fredrick. K. of K. oV C.
A full line of poultry supplies at
8125 AN ACRE
for 40 or 80 Icres of
f irst Class Hpple Land--(Jncleared
It fronts on main traveled county road and
is beloU irrigating ditch. This offer is
for a limited time. We can arrange terms
if you haven't all cash. You can make from
$50 to $75 an acre this year.
18,000 for 20 Icres
Hll in Orchard with Good Improvements
About six acres in bearing. $2,000 crop
of apples. Only have until June 1st to sell
at the price. It's a snap. Investigate it.
J. H. HEILBRONNER & CO.
The Reliable Dealers
DAVIDSON BUILDING HOOD RIVER, OREGON
Two recent dincoveiieH of natural
wealth In the State of Idaho are
drawing many people there from the
north went, tm well att from the cat.
One Ih the dlncovery of natural khm
near lloiie, Idaho, and the other a
dlnx-overy of gold In the Ten Mile
IHntrlct on the Clearwater IUver, nrjt
far from Stlte aud (ranp;evllle.
iold "eekeru are pouring Into the
Panhandle from Spokane and other
point, while a lot of land near Hope
ha been taken up, and capital Ih be
ing rained to develop the natural ga
dlricoverlc". which may alno mean the
location of oil.
The olar prodigal may U-cotne
unruly today and attempt to wrap
the earth In I ta tall no be good, It
won't lawt loDg!
This is the time when we
pack a basket full of good
things, put on some old
clothes and hike out to a
spot miles away from home,
business and the sun's rays.
An assortment of good things
which will make the prepa
ration of such lunches quick
and simple are to be found
at this store.
Canned Meats, Sardines,
Cheese, Olives, Pickles,
Cookies, Grape Juice and
Fresh Fruits are some of
Come in and let us help
you fill your basket with
Cool Tbliqs lo Eat"
The Slap Grocery
PIKIGO & SON
Rev. Frederick Italnh, author of "The
Rrldge of the Uod" and brother of
J. W. Ingalln. The church promlHes
to be pronperoun from the Mart and
the Lyle people are to Ihj congratu
lated In that they have entered Into
so fruitful and enterprlwlng a fellow
Khlp. For Rent An elegant front office
orHleeping room In the Davidson
building. Steam heat. Apply at
room H or at Light & Water olllce.
All kinds of insurance. Leading
companies only. (1. Y. Ldwards &
Horace W. Day, the veteran fruit
man of New York, wan here Thurs
day with hl son looking into the
fruit prospects. Mr. Day reports a
fine outlook for fruit on the const.
He went from here to M osier to
make arrangements to buy the
STRANAHAN & SLAVENS
Contractors and Builders
Phone 286M Hood River. Oregon
I ESTABLISHED 1900 'afft
LESLIE BUTLER, Prdni
F. McKERCHER, Vic Proidcnl
TRUMAN BUTLER, Csthici
Capital and Surplus, $ 90,000
Deposits over - - 550,000
Safe Deposit Boxes
Interest Paid on Time Deposits
MOOD REIVER ABSTRACT CO.
J. rVI. SCHMELTZER, 8orotry
Abstracts, insurance, coiveganclng and Snrctg Bonds
HY'Jun-eZttte only complete set of Jbstruet Jlouks in Hood
Hirer County and are in tosition, to execute all work with
prom fitness and accuracy.
We represent some of the best old line Fire Insurance Com
panies doin rf business in Oregon, and can give the fire insurance
obtainable for the money.
Our reputation as conveyancers is known to all. Jll of our
work is guaranteed.
Come to us when you want Surety JSonds of any description
Offict In th 0AVIDS0N BUILDING, N. E. Cornsr CsiCsds Atnn and Third Strsst
Homo Phono HOOD RIVER, OREGON
Capital and Surplus 120.000.00
The time will come when your
earning power will be wanting.
Through old age will you be able
financially to enjoy the fruits of
your many years' work?
Open an account with us today
and keep adding to it every pay
day ana you will be rewarded
for your frugality.
The 3irst ffational Bank
HOOD KIVF.H. OHIXION
Successors to JACKSON & JACKSON
We have just put on our shelves complete
new stocks of
Canned and Bottled Goods,
Teas and Coffees
and are prepared to give prompt attention to orders.
PHONE V FREE DELIVERY
any part of the
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Electric Wiring and Fixtures
All kinds of Electrical &
Supplies at Moderate Prices W
Office and Display Room si 117 Stale Slrccl
Shop Phont J22-K
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ALLEN. Vice Preildent EDITH M. ANDREWS, Secretary-Treasurer
John Leland Henderson
Law. 'Real Estate. Loans
Conveyancing and Surveying a Specialty
The President of the Company is prepared to do Surveying
ami Civil Engineering Work of all kinds
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