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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2G, 1911
BARGAINS IN THREE FLATS
Three Bargains in Willow Flat
H flat Forty acres, unimproved, all under irriga
tion, on good county road, 30 acres first
class orchard land, balance good timber.
Four Thousand Dollars.
6 flat Forty acres a little higher up on the scale,
above irrigation, all good orchard land.
Ten acres partially cleard; adjoining $250
Four thousand and five hundred dollars.
C flat Ten acres all improved; three acres of
three year old trees; balance one year ex
cept small patch of hay and berries for
Home, Sunt home use; small house and barn both
Home. new. One of the best pieces in Willow
Six thousand dollars.
The Hood River District Land Co.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON
THE SMITH BLOCK
IN THE APPLE WORLD
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Funeral Director and Practical Embalmer
CSTAIIMSilED IS YKAR.S
MOOD RIVER, OREGON
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fj RAYING ExPRESS AND Baggage tf
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All Kinds of Light and Heavy Work
U Office Phone 20
C Kesidence 2JSK
TAFT TRANSFER CO.
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any part of the
'Bailey SSL Colby
Estimates Cheerfully Furnished
Mitfh (iratle Uectric fixtures lp-To-Date (ilassware
estinxliouse IJectric Motors Heating Apparatus, lite,
l ull Line of lilcctric Wiring Supplies
We (iuarantee Satisfaction
W. S. GR1BBLE
The Mt. Hood Store
Flour, Peed, Spray Material
Farm Implements is and is Stumping Powder
J. A. LITEL
MT. HOOD, ORE.
Blacksmith and VVagonmaker
HORSE SHOEING A SPECIALTY
25 Years Experience
NEW VERSION UNION
A Hlnr.v In tlit ciirrt-nt Imhiic of the
Fruit iih'h'h ( inlilt of New York In re
lianl to the recent annual niretinji
Mini election of ii new hoard of tit
rectorn of the Hood Hlver A)le
(irowerM' I'lilon In tnterextlin;.
The Htory, which Warn a Hood
Hlver date line, and wan mippoMediy
written hy nomeone here, hiijh:
Hood lUver, Ore., April 14
"The Itnle or Kuln faction haH 'n
liiullv (llHcomnted, and the Maine
hoard of director that put Mood
IMveron the map In Hi ill Hiiuly t-ri
Hconncd In the middle. The plan to
dinrupt the union wax knocked gal
lev went at the recent election of the
Hood l:lver Apple irovern 1'nlcin
and the troiihle maker who, km n
matter of fact, were only Htalklnx
hom-H for an eiiMtern concern with
everything to irnln ami nothing to
lone hy dlnruptlnii the union have a
few more uiichhch coining to tliem.
"At the recent meeting the old
hoard of direr torn wax re-elected,
with the exception of two gentlemen
who reclined, owing to their Inaliil
Ity to devote an much time an wan
nrecary to the work, and the two
new men on the hoard are In full ac
cord with the uiiIoii'h previotm poll
cicf and the working" of ltd former
management. Ah a matter of fact
when It came down to casen at the
election, t lie inaleontentH hattle line
vauiHlied like thin mnoke. The grow.
it of the valley, aroused hy thear
giinientrt of Manager '. II. Sproat,
chock full of common Hcnxe and lactn
that could not he controverted,
tdiowcd up at the meeting In full
force, and when they got through.
the trouhle maker did not have
enough voten to swear hy- Sprout's
plain talk and bin analvHin of the fit
nation, n printed ho fully and at
t In- name time excliiwively In hint
week's Fruitman'H (jnlde, carried the
dav and carried It In the mont
"The executive hoard of the Hood
Hlver Apple Grower' I'uloli 1h an
representative a liody of as repre
sentative an organization as one
could well lind the country wide. So
successful has t he union lieen since Its
Inception that It has served as a
model for numerous other organl.a
tloim In various sections of. the I'nl-
! ted States. Crop after crop has been
handled with complete success, de
spite the varying conditions that
! every different season brings. Nat
urnlly. the problem Is getting harder
anil harder to solve with every sue
feeding year. Hood Hlver no longer
holds a monopoly of tine quality
fruit. There are other districts In
the Northwest that grow just as per
feet apples, and other districts that
today are hotly contesting for the
apple championship belt. It is rldic
ulous to suppose that Hood Hlver
has the same hold on the consump
tion and on the trade that It had
some years ago. The apple Industry
In the Northwest has developed to
such a degree that Hood Hlver to
iday must take Its chance In the con-
I test with other sections turning out
equally line fruit, and the grower
j who Imagines that the Hood Hiver
I apple will sell on its name alone ami
j Is not susceptible to ordinary mar
I ket conditions, cannot see beyond
the confines of his own orchard.
"Were It not for the enormous
amount of publicity secured by the
clever maneuvers of the New York
fruit firm which for the past few
years has had the entire distribution
of the union's crop, the job this year
of getting prices satisfactory to the
growers might have been a bit
harder, and it Is to be remembered
that this publicity so advantageous
to the Hood Hiver grower, while en
gineered absolutely by the New York
concern, was at the same time more
j fully secured by the clever coopera
I thin of the union's board of directors
"The arguments presented by Mr.
j Sproat, an reprinted In last week's
I guide, are iron clad lu their Invulner-
ai.tiity. uitentimes wnat is one
man's meat Is another man's poison,
and the union's board of directors
certainly showed some shrewd sales,
manshlp when they sold to Stein
hardt & Kelly, of New York, a large
block of apples that made good
money for the sellers, but certainly
none for the purchasers. It was an
open secret among the trade tha)
Stilnluir.lt A. Kelly paid for their
Spltzeiiburgs $ J.lt) out In Hood Hlver,
and sold these same Spltzcnhtirgs
for weeks after weeks for mak
ing a net loss of.VVto tiny per box,
and a loss per car amounting In
some Instances to $ih) to f.VMl.
Whatever may be said of the pur
chaser' Judgment, the judgment of
the board of directors making the
sale would appear to be lieyond as
sault, particularly a It was no easy
matter to get hold of a linn that
was as nervy a It was llnaiielally re
sponsible, ami was both willing and
The Milllinburg Telegraph, a I'eiin
sylvania paper make the following
Interesting comment on soms of the
Hood Hlver apple neiit to that city
hy I.. M. Karstetter, a Hood Hiver
"One day last week Comrade Mar
tin (J. Heed wan the recipient of a
box full of apple from Hood Hlver,
Oregon, expressed to him by his
friend. Mr. I.. M. Karstetter, of that
place, formerly of till section. And
such npples! Well, we never saw
anything lu that line to equal, much
les to surpass them for good si.e,
for beauty, freedom from faulty spots
and delicious tateand tlavor. They
are a perfect a can lie and range In
weight from 11 to 14 ounce. If there
I such a thing as "fancy apple,"
these certainly are worthy the prize.
Yes. Pennsylvania must bow her
knee to the Hood Hlver Valley of Ore
gon In the matter of apple raising.
In a letter to Mr. Heed, Mr. Kar
stetter says of their section a fol
"We have had beautiful weather
for over a month. Chinese pheasants
are crowing, native pheasant hum
ming, blue grouse hooting, hundreds
ofjother birds singing, and a wonder
ful profusion of wild flower bloom
ing and everything lovely. Naturally
we are all well ami happy."
AT CASHMERE, WASH,
The Northwestern l'riilt Kxch inge
through which the Cashmere district
marketed Its npples this year has
just given out the prices received by
that district which It is quoting as
remarkably good. As the prices re
ceived for varletle grown at Hood
Hlver will tie of Interest we give them
Arkansas Blacki f 1.51
Ben Davis 1.0
Black Twii 1.3X
Delaware Reds 1.24
Gravenateinff .. 1.00
Grimes Golden 1.31
Missouri Pippins 1.09
! OF REAL ESTATE
Hen I estate transfer for the week
jendlng April :., 11)11, a furnished
by the Hood Hlver Abstract Co.:
W CI Pillow to Claude Strahan Si
Frank Schlegel, 40 acre at (ireen
I W S Chapman to Aaron B Irelan
trackage north of depot.
F.lla May P.aldwln to 1. M Italdwlu
' In acres In Fpper Valley.
I'. Spencer to Herman II Mter. fi
I acres In I'pper Valley.
i irgll inchell to Clark I Ham. I'll
acres on Fast Side.
I A O Hershey to (iulgnard & liosl
, ger, 10 acres north of cemetery.
J H Hargreave to K K MacOill, SO
acres In Fpper Valley.
J II Ferguson to A M lleatty, lot 1),
blk 2 Park Addition.
N T Chapman to A M Heatty, lot.'O
x loo In blk 4 Pleasantvlew.
C K Marshall to II T Hewitt, lot 4
blk 1 Hlvervlew llirk.
1. vt Hills to C H Hone, 40 acres In
David Hoblnson to Joseph (J. Vogt.
so acres on Fast Side.
i. Y. F.dward to Kate It. Hender
son part lots 7 and s blk 1 Waucoma.
School District to Hood Hiver
County lots i and H South Addition
A W Hoornian to K C Shlbley, -J
acre west of town.
William Hoornian to W. C. Trlggs,
."4 acres on State road.
Otto Mickelsen to Harry L Hart
lett, 110 acres on Fast Side.
C D Hruun to I.ayton Wisdom, 25
acres In Fpper Valley.
Mathlas Lauffenberger to May C
Suell, 77 acres in Fpper Valley.
A M Heatty to N T Chapman, lot 0
blk L' Park addition.
Olga Vass to Paul S Trelber, lot 11
blk 2 Park Addition.
W A Mercer A: Nannie F Clark to
N. W. Greenings 1 20
Northern Spy 1.15
S layman Winesaps 1.53
Wolf River 1.00
Winter Banana 2 07
W. W. Fearmain 1 SO
York Imperials 1.19
Yellow Newtowns . . 1.60
HOW ABOUT THIS
BAD APPLE STORY
Attention Is called to a recent arti
cle on the market page of the Port
land Journal which Is anything but
tlatterlng to Hood Hlver' reputa
tion for fine fruit. If the story Is
true It would le better to have sent
the npples to the cider mill and If It
isn't, it's up to the tipple growing
Interests here to have It denied.
The Journal says:
"Hood Hlver Is Hooding the local
market with Yellow Newtown
apples, and sales are generally being
made at lower prices.
Some of the shipments coming
from the premier district are of such
poor quality that in normal season
they would not be allowed on sale.
At this time they are bringing from
$1.:?." to $1. '." a box.
Outside of the Newtowns few va
rieties are now offering In the local
trade, and sales can only be made at
slightly reduced figure. Hen Davis'
show quite fair quality, and these
are generally ranging around ?1.2"i a
In cas-s of rheumatism, relief from
lain makes sleep and rest possible.
I'hls may be obtained by applvlng
'hamberlatu's I.inlmeut. For sale
by all dealers
able to assume the risk Involved lu
such a big and ticklish purchase.
It would be dlllicult to see In
what regard the management of the
union during the season In which the
box apple problem has been partlcu
larly arduous, could have been bet
ter ; and the ludicatlon of the
board's policies during this season
by the vote of April shows that
the hard headed farmers of t he Val
ley, who know a hawk from a hand- I
saw, took thlsvlcw of the matter.1
I'he tribute to the board was a fine
one, ami no set ot men could iiae
asked for a more Impressive tribute
of eonlhlence than was accorded.
Manager Sproat ami his colleagues.
on the board of directors."
Lillle A Hammond. 1::4 acres on West
i: F Macjill to Mi.fdlecrcst Orchard
Co, si) acres In Fpper Valley.
II H Hurst to Leonard Fisher, so
acres near Yiento.
C II Altchison to J T Lybarger.lot
s, 15. 10, 17 blk 4 Idlewilde.
W S Frwln to C F lilaze, 1", lots In
Oregon I. timber Co. to Adolph Fin
lkcr, lots Is and l'J Hlverslde Park at
A V Cazenave to C A Schuknecht,
10 acre west of town.
Hurt C Adamson to L W Hlshop,
."! acres on Methodist Lane.
Martin H. Nlckelsen to L. W. Iiisop
0 acres on Methodist Lane.
Simon F Hby to F.dward K Hug,
.'', acres In ilclmoiit.
Hood Hiver Fruit Co to Fdwln H
Pooley, H!s acres on Fast Side.
M L Fmry to A O Hershey, lots 4,
5, ti blk :f Flower's Addition.
Adam tiassman et nl to F C P. ro
sins, loo acres In Fpper Valley.
C K Marshall to Walter ami Stella
Walters, lots ::. 4 blk ,'! Wlnans Addition.
Fred W Wilson to A W Mohr, 40
acres near Yiento.
Harry T Devvltt to Caroline P.ron
son. Lot 10 blk 1 Hlvervlew Park.
Fmma ltrcsius to C L Hogers, s
acres in Harrett District.
N T Chapman to H C Winans, lot
50x150 blk 4 Pleasantvlew. -
C H Altchison to Ida F. Mason, lots
HI, 14 blk 4, lots 22. 2:! blk !) Idlewilde.
Hood River Apples Give Surprise
A letter to W. H. (James, of Port
land, from Mrs. (James, who, with
her daughter. Is in Fngland, was re
ceived today acknowledging the re
ceipt by mall of three large Hood
Hlver apples In prime condition. The
apples were sent by Mr. (iames to
enlighten Fngllsh friends of the fam
ily regarding the marvelous produc
tiveness of this state, and they ac
complished their mission. It was
only the eating of the apples that
would convince their friends that
they were not wax Imitations. Or
Horse for sale. Phone Odcll 7i or
write Hox 4:'. Parkdale. Ore.
Fine Red Shot Soil Hood River
Apple Land in the Famous
Oak Grove District
Ten mile out in the southwest part of the HicJ
Kiver Vallfy. IKod Kivcr. Oreiron.
The tract is partly improved
with 5 acres in younr com
mercial orchard, has fairly
pood house, barns, etc., and
a tine spring well which is
capable of boinjr developed
sutficiently to irrigate 10 or
more acres. This tract is
in the best apple section in
the valley composed of all red
shot soil. The surroundinjr
country is beinir rapidly de
volojied and txrow inr into bir
FRANK I:. FOKSHFkd, Owner
Hood Rier, Oregon
Water Works on the Farm
Yes, that's hut whst we mean res! wait works; runnlnff water In the kitchen, the bathroom.
the laundry, the barn la fact, all over the place. Ana it s all done bv that tauk you
lower left band Corger of thi picture the Leader fiyilrm. It ratly different s
from the old-fashioned e leva led tank whKh worked hf gravity, hor the
Leader Water Supply Byktem is operated by eompreurd atr reliable, aafe
and cleanly. Your windmill pumpa water into the tank (which ia already
lull of air). The air, being elastic, ia compreased into upper part of the
tank, and forces the water out through the pi pea.
This gives vou a preanure, so Ihtt powerful stream of water is on
tap at every f Acet, no matter where it ia located. And this means s6i&
tuU irt-protection, for the pressure is aJwayi aud always ready.
Now, the old style gravity tanks were cither put in the attic or sit
uated on a high tower out of doors.
la the former case, their weight when full, cracked the plastering; or
they oversowed or leaked, flooding the room a below.
In the case of the outside tanks, the water often
froze solid in winter, necessitating expensive plumb
ing bills; or it became not and stagnant during
the summer and unht lor use. The
avoids alt this, because the alr-Hht tank I
either in the basement or buried under
ground below the frost line. Every outfit
U complete, with full direction., and la
easily installed. The Leader System need.
no repairs, l. tutted to small buildings off
Urge, and ia moderate In price.
I.t u. tend you our free. rnwiVlet. "How
I NoUed tba Water Supply problem." tha
story of a man wbo sucreasfully equipped
his country home with modern water
Write for it today, before) you forget
see iai uw
im.w iya hiitnsjii it
Apple Land and Orchard Company
Offioo, Mo. O Oak Street, Phone 26 OI-Z2002K. Hood River
fflccaem in Gttery Respect
Located in tfW Heart cf trta Upper Vaffy
Rooms 50c and $1 Meals 35 Cents Rates by the Week
J. M. CLARK, Proprietor
Real Estate And Insurance
GEO. W. DIMICK & CO.
Next to Mt. Hood Hotel
Unimproved Farms a Specialty
Office phone 45-L, Residence 345-K
HAVE COMPLIED STRICTLY WITH THE
GOVERNMENT PURE FOOD LAWS IN THE
White River Flour
It Is Unbleached
5 CENTRAL MEAT MARKET jj
S P. C. YOUNG. Proprietor
j$ Fresh and Cured Meats, Fish, Oysters i
BUTTER AND EGGS
Fit EE A.VD PUOMri DELH'EKl
Phone .Main 6
Hood Klver, Oregon 1
For Lime, Cement and
STRANAHAN & CLARK
The Ultimate Flour
Why not ymir next sack?
You cannot keep house without it.
livery sack guaranteed.