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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 20, 1911
IN AUTO SMASH
According to an Omaha paper H.
Swdiimiii, Hliiiimim a twenty acre
orchard on the east side And who Is
well known here, wan dangerously
Injured In an automobile accident n
few day ago anil Ik not expected ti
live. The story of the aecldeut an
tol.l by the Omaha Hit- Is h follows:
"Hellwlg SwaiiHon, manager of
the ladles milt department of the Ne
braska Clothing company, was crlt
leally Injured; John A. Swanson,
president of the Kings wnnson com
pany, wiih seriously bruised, and
John (J. Seefus and daughter of F.lk
horn were badly scratched and bat
tered In an automobile collision two
miles thin utile of Klkhorn lute yester
"Hellw 1 Swnnoon In In Clarkson
hospital with rt fractured skull and
may not survive. John A Swanson
was taken to his home at 40i'." Izard
street. His Injuries consist of several
bruises and possibly Internal Injuries.
Reports from 1'lkhoru say the See
fuses were not dangerously injured.
Miss Seefus was more seriously hurt
than her fattier. Her head struck a
side lamp of ttie auto when she was
thrown from the car.
"The SwansoTis had been In Fre
mont in Hellwlg Swanson's machine
and were returning home. Hellwlg
Swanson was driving. The Secfuses
were on their way to Klkhorn in
"The Swanson car was coining at
a pretty good clip down the grade
on the approach to the new iron
bridge on the Omaha road. Seefus
tried to turn out. but was not (jul'-k
enough. The cars were hurled Into
the ditch on oppot-lte sides of the
"Hellwlg Swanson was pinned lie
neath his overturned car. John
Swanson was hurled nearly fifty
feet dowu the Incline. Mr. Seefus and
his daughter were thrown from their
"The two Omahans were brought
to Omaha about midnight by Dr.
W. H. Walker In Bralley Jc Dorance's
Mr. Swanson's orchard is just com
ing Into bearing and It was his ex
ectatlon to retire from business and
Ve haveadandy line of
thatjiyould make a fine present foreither gentleman or
lady, and we have thern priced most reasonable
1.15, 1.50,' 2.00 and up
Smoking Sets, Smoking Jackets, Slippers a splendid line
in felt and kid for men, ladies and children; Cuff Buttons,
Stick Pins, Initial Handkerchiefs, in PureLinen and Silk;
Men's Bath Robes, Men's Fine Neckwear, Combination
Sets" Men's Silk Half Hose, Men'tT Silk Mufflers, Dress
Gloves for men, Sweaters and SweaterJoats, Men's Fancy
Vests, Pajamas and Night Gowns, Boys' Blouses, Shirts,
Caps, Hats, Stockings, Leggins, Boys' Wool Gloves,
We have a swell line of these for; ladjs, gentlemen and
35c, 1.00, 1.25,
1.50 and up
fflHart Schaffhers Marxtt
P A R IS
FINE LAWN AND PURE LINEN HANDKERCHIEFS
We certainly have some big values in this line. Handker
chiefs at 5c each that you wouldfgladly givedoubje this
price for. ' Fine Lawn Hemstitched Uandkerchiefs. neat
embroidered design injhejiorner, in a neat Xmas Box.
The box.. -. -- -. - - - - - - ..60c
All Pure Linen Handkerchiefs with lace and embroidered
edge, or with initial in the corner for 15c, 20c, 25c, 30c, 50c
Don't forget that one of these will make your wife, your
mother, your sister or fyour 'sweetheart happy for many
years to come. We have a splendid assortment of prices g
from 50c to $35. We have some big bargains in McKib
bin Furs that we are selling at a Big Reduction.
TOYS, WAGONS, SLEDS
We have a fine line of Toys. Everything you can think
of to amuse the children. Wagons, Sleds, and it will soon
be time that they will enjoy one
of these, and we have them at
all prices from 60c up
come to Mood River this summer to
reside. For the past tii years it
has been customary with him to
spend several weeks here during the
summer. He bought Ji acres of the
Van Horn property, adjoining Geo.
Later advices from Omaha are
to the effect that Mr. Swanson will
Christmas services will be held at
the liaptist church Sunday night.
The program will consist of special
musical selections, followed by a
brief address by Mr. Hargreaves. A
Christmas welcome in the Christmas
spirit for all.
There is a big Saving when you
buy good SPICES. You don't have
to use much of any particular spice
in order to secure a delightful food
or preserve. We have piquant, sharp,
pungent and tart spices that give a
relish and zest to cooking.
CHAS. N. CLARKE
Hood River :: :: Oregon
TO BE BIG EVENT
The excursion to PnrktPile tonight
to hear Judge Stephen A. Lowell
and to partake of the hospitality of
the I'pper Valley Progressive Associ
ation promises to he a big success.
Over.")!) of the business men have
bought tickets on the Mount Hood
railroad, which will run a s'ilal
train, and it is expected that the
total number will he swelled to liM)
by the time the train gels ready to
W. 1. Cornell and II A. Hose, who
were here during the week preparing
a souvenir program for the occasion,
were treated very liberally by the
business men of the city and valley.
A number of the programs will lie
The I'pper Valley people are ex
pecting to make the event an enjoy
able one and t lie excursion is being
looked forward to by the lower
valley people with pleasurable
F. H. Absten's home was the scene
of a pretty wedding Saturday when
his eldest daughter. Lulu, and W ill:
lam Schlegel of I'ortluiid were joined
in the holy bonds of matrimony by
Itev. Ilershnerof Hood liivtr.
The ceremony was performed at
12:-'!0 In the presence of a number of
relatives and friends. The bride was
beautifully dressed In white silk a mi
carried a show-r bonnet of while
carnations The bridesmaid, Mis
I in ii Absteii, wore pink silk and
can led pink carnations. Mr. Vale
was best man The house decora
lions were Oregon grape and ferns.
Immediately after (lie ceremony
the guests were seated at at delight
ful lunch. The table decorations
weie pink chrysanthemum, ferns and
myrtle. The gifts were choice and
costly. The bridal couple left on the
afternoon train in company with
Mrs. Kggeter, mot her of the groom,
and Mr and Mrs. Vale, brother In
law and sister of the groom, for
Cortland where Mr. and Mrs.Schelgel
will make their future home.
(iem to have National Baseball Series
Probably the most Interestlr.g Mini
that the iem moving picture show
has had this year will be exhibited
Friday and Saturday, Iec. 2!) and .'!,
when it will put on a series of pict
ures depicting the games for the
world's baseball championship lie-twe'-n
the New York Giants and the
Philadelphia Athletics. Manager
Dakln has been endeavoring to se
cure the tilm for sometime and has
just succeeded In getting It, and an
nounces positively that It will be put
on Pec. I.".) and :i0.
(irace Church Notes
)r. P. O ISonebrake brought us a
very practical message last Sunday
at t he vesper hour.
Sunday school at 10 a. m. Chrlst
' mas sermon by the pastor at 11
o'clock. At 4 p. m. the chldlren and
, the young people will render a splen
' did Christmas program
! In llolman halloa the heights, at
!"::!') Sunday night, the Hev. .1. I(.
j Parsons will preach and conduct an
1 an evangelistic service,
j .L P.. Paksons, Minister
Notice of Annual Stockholders'Meetinx
The annual stockholders' meeting
of the Fanners' Irrigating Compnnv
will be held .Saturday, .lanuar.v PI,
YM'i. at Pta. in. at Commercial Club
hall for the purpose of electing seven
directors to serve one year, and for
the purpose of transacting such
ot her business as may legaly come
before the meeting
P.y order of lllrectors.
M. II. Nh kki.skn, Secretary.1
.1. i. Kllpack. traveling represent
ative ot the lioys' and (ilrls' Aid So
ciety of Portland, was here Tuesday
and asks the News to thank the
people of Hood Hlver for their gener
ous donation to the society at
Judge Stephen A. Lowell, who will
speak at Parkdale tonight, was here
Tuesday morning on his way to
Portland. lie will return to Hood
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Van Horn have
spent the past week in Portland.
Ned Van Horn, a student ut Hills
Academy of Portland, is home for
Will Norrls is a bachelor no more
from all reports, a housekeeper for
life he has secured.
Miss Florence A very, a student at
the state university, came home Sat
urdav to spend the liolldaxs.
Miss Iellit (ihrrklng, who was
called to Kndersby mi account of the
serious illness of In r mother returned
Pine (irove school is the proud
possessor of a brand new piano, t lie
present delight of hot h teachers and
Miss Katie Walker, who has been
visiting here for some time, lias re
turned to her home at Wushougal,
Miss Kliznheth Piddell, a student
at the state university at F.ugene, Is
spending the holidays with her sUter
Mrs.-L. K. Luge.
Mrs Win Scobee, Frank Dethman
and lias. Lage a t tended the district
meeting of tiie Artisans held In The
Dalles last week.
Mrs. Dick lister entertained a
number of friends last Friday even
lug. A very enjoyable time was had
by those present.
Mrs. Daisy Helgel, who has been
keeping house for Hans Lage for the
past year, accompanied by her son
Herman left for tier home lu Illinois
At the recent school meeting Percy
Lara way was elected to till out Mr.
Huberts' term. The district decided
to help pay for th- piano. and several
other Improvements on t lie property
was decided upon
One of the pleasant social events of
the winter was an evening given by
Mrs. Dragsetli In honor of Mr. Drag
seth's birthday last week. Those
present enjoyed every moment of the
evening, especially the dainty refresh
ments, paramount of which was the
beautiful white birthday cake with
Its burning red candles
Mrs. F. X. Arns U.is moved Into
her new bungalow.
Pill Coverette made a business trip
to Mosler last week.
Miss Zenn Miller Is going to Ore
gon Cltv to spend the holidays witli
A ten pound son arrived at Nor
ber's Sunday. He was named Fred
erlck Raymond Albert.
Mr. Walstrom, president and man
ager of the Middle Crest Orchard Co.,
has gone away for Christmas.
Mr. Nehaun, who recently bought
40 acres of improved laud from llni'-e
and Hoffman, visited Central Vale
Lloyd Moss and sister llessle are
going to Portland where they will
meet their sister from F.ugene and
spend t 'hrlstmas.
Oil Friday of last week Fred Was-
son purchased F. Norlierg's ranch lu
Central Vale. Mr. Wasson already
l owned a large amount of land here.
Mr. Haiigh'in of San Francisco,
i wlio recently purchased the Pert
j Wuth ranch, visited Central Vale last
I week and made arrangements for
set t ing out more t rees Mr. liaughuii
Is connected with the Pacllic Chris
tian Advocate, published lu San
F.dgar Locke was a business visitor
in Portland last week.
15. W. LuMar Is suffering from a
stroke of paralysis In his hip.
Johnny F.lllot t of Spokane, Wash.,
Is a guest of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs .1. M. Klliott.
Miss Helen Absten came up from
Portland Friday to at tend the wed
ding of her sister Lulu.
Mrs Thomas Calkins Is visiting In
Portland, lu her absence her sister,
Mrs. C. It. Morton of Kalaina, Wash.,
is in charge of her home.
m? Hrc Rpachp for Christmas
This is the month of good cheer and gift giv
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