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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 20. 1911
HOOD RIVER LOSES
AT BASKET BALL
'I'll' lilli school banket ball tenia
ll.l.VC(l Hrt l)ICIlllllC yalllH of tilt' Hl'll-
Hon I'rl.liiy evenliii; at Ilit-rluk with
JtfftTMoii 1 1 lull f 1'ortliiinl. The
Koff City lio.vw trrmiiii'il the local
iiKuri-Kutloii liy u Hcorc of :tj to 11
Tin' visitors, h'j'vcvi'r, wen- favon-il
I'oiiMlih'nilily liy thf referee, who was
from 1'ortliunl, ami kuvc the vinlt Itic
team tho lieiiclit of a uooil many
fouls. This allnwi'il the visitors tn
throw iiuiulicrous luiHkcts In the
early part of thf Kiiine, irl vlnj; them
a strong lt'ii9.
Tor thf first contest the local lio.vs
hIiowi-iI ii i well anil Hhonlil In- play
Um a strong name u ith a little- mure
Thf schedule of uanit'H for t he sea
son iH as followM:
Ian. 5 StfVt'iiMon at i iolili'iiilalf.
Ho. nl Klvrr at White Salmon.
.Ian. 1l' i iiilili'iiilulc at II 1 Kivt-r
White Salmon at Sti-vniHon,
Ian. Ill ( ioil"inlalf at Stevenson.
White Sail i at llooil Itlver
.lan.L'li Stevenson at U liiteSalliion
I'eli. 1 Stevennon at llooil lliver.
White Salmou at liolileinlale.
I'eli. !l llooil Klverat I iolilemla e.
IV 1 1. Pi (iolilemlale at W hite Sal
liloti. llooil lih er a t Sli veiifi .a.
NORMAL SCHOUL NOTES
The playground k it lieinu eon
sldcrcd net I iinI all over the I'niteil
States at the I'letellt lime. It is
of t he tllOHt wholeHonie ; , Ml I K' 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1
movement" of recent year. When
one Ht o h to think a limit ii lie know t
th it a child's play i-h.nild lie mpcr
vised at well at hit work The play
u run ml formerly wan t lie place he re
envy, niitaoiiitt ic ( 1 1 f. an.) d n il
ran riot, imt now Willi a .m..i'
().nccr nlmin tiie children mil-t
ohey, ;.iiiie are entered into in j
friendly hplrit and thf children ar,
enaliled to profitably work off thf
overllow of energy.
The Normal hat put In ft Hpeclal
course In playground work, tit the
completion of which one Is enabled
tn systematically and knowingly
oversee a pla ground. TIiIh It under
the supervision of MImh Wilcox, the
K.v iiinust ic teacher, who hat all
panics of tlie t raliilnv; scliool ornan
l.ed on this liasit. She hat tailifllt
K.viunnstlcs In the Wellesly public
schools, and supervised one of the
lare playgrounds In Motion.
The tirtt niitulier of "The Norm,"
the school paper, came out Jutt be
fore thf Thaiiksiflvlnit holidays. It
hat a strong taff and wiih urratiK'd
and written In an excellent maimer
The cover design wmm siitfifestlve of
the festive season and did credit to
the art department.
Tin' Knstern ret;oii State Assocl
t lnii of Teachert wat attended by
Tret. Ackerman; Mr. (ieiitle, princi
pal of public and high school, ami
Mist Shearer, critic teacher la the
primary department. They reported
a very pleasant and protitable time
Hpent t here.
A literary club, the Kntre Noun,
hat iieen organized by Mint I'arrott,
the instructor in literature. The club
is (oinu to study Shakespeare dur
inn the year, t till" stippIiMiieiitlujr the
literature work and enlarging the
literary knowledge of the students.
President Ackerman hat always
tried to make t lie assembly hour u
very Interest lug. feature of the Nor
mal and lias had tneii of note speak
at different timet during the year.
The last one wat Mr. Walker, a man
well knou throughout the state In
connection with the grange, lielug
the lirst white child born west of th"
Kocky moiintaint, he told tome very
interesting factt about early set t le
nient In i Iregon. At the conclutsloti
of'his sp'-ech he gave an Indian war
whoop which wat much appreciated.
Anot her speaker In atseinbly wat
Miss Morrison, one of the seniors.
Her subject wat 'Laurel Wreatht."
ltefore the year It out each senior
will have had one talk In assembly,
u:nl each class It to have charge of
one meeting, a will each member of
1 the faculty.
I'hv social events of the Thanks
giving holidays were quite numerous
among which were a party given by
the three literary HocletleH, In the
gym; several class parties, am) a
party for the faculty at the home of
Mr. I'.utler, the hlttory Instructor.
On Friday, December l.", a rece.
tioti was given In the assembly hall
by the faculty to the students and
townspeople of Monmouth.
A feature of the future will he the
Christinas program to lie given by
the three tocletlet Jutt liefore the
Chrlstinat holldavt. Sti pknt.
And Save 20 by buying
your Groceries of
The P.est Suir ar, per sack $6.60
The Uost Flour, per bbl 5.30
The IJet Flour, per sack 1.35
Superior Creamery IJutter, per roll 80c
New crop on Nuts of all kinds and at prices
away down. Walnuts at per lb. 15c
You will find at our store a new stock of the best
of everything in the Grocery line and at money-saving
prices. Our motto: "Quality and Lowest Prices"
L. H. Huggins
UPPER VALLEY NEWS
Santa Clans it not a stranger In
the I'pper Valley at evidenced by the
volume of business at the I'arkdale
pott olllee. Several additional clerks
have been engaged for the holiday
Mrs. (irlhble will he h jstess to the
me mbert of the Ladles' Auxiliary of
the I'nlted church of the I 'pper Val
ley at ltt next regular meeting on
Wednesday, Jan. .'1, YM2. All are
cordially Invited to be present.
The socials held under the auspices
of the Ladles' Auxiliary of t he I'nlted
church of the I'pper Valley have
proved so popular that It hat been
decided to continue them through
the winter. The next will be held on
New Vear't night, January 1. V.iVJ, In
liriblile's hall. Mount Mood.
The lecture "The Law and Law
yert of Then and N jw," which Judge
Stephen A. Lowell It to deliver under
the auspices of the Progressive Asso
ciation of the I'pper Valley will take
place In Nicltaac't hall, Parkdale, on
Wednesday evening, Iec. Jttth, In
stead of liriblile's hall, Mt. Hood, at
previously announced. A large dele
gation of citizens of the lower valley
have slgnilieil their Intention of at
tending this function. A Hpeclal
train will be run bv the Mount Hood
j railroad to accommodate all In the
! valley who desire to hear the next
! representative of the commonwealth
of ( regoti In the Tutted States scant
'speak. The committee tiegt to an
nounce that at the close of the lec
ture a collation will be Nerved and
that an elaborate souvenir program
hat Iieen compiled setting forth tlie
advantages and beauty of the I'pper
Buys Prize N inning Poultry
Dr. K. L. Scobee and .1. K. Nickel
sen returned from the Portland
poultry show last week the proud
possessors of some of the prize win
Ir. Scobee secured the cock that
won first prize In the Rhode Island
lied class, paying $:!0 for him. He
also bought a White Leghorn cock
erel and six hens from prize winning
stock. The cockerel it a son of the
cock that won the sweepstakes.
Mr. Nickelsen got four White Leg
horn pullets from the pen that won
lirst prize, two hens from prize stock
and a line cockerel. Alto he got
three of the prize winning Indian
L I'. Itatteti had several birds at
the show that took prizes.
COOPER BRINGS BACK
OLD CAROLINA FRUITS
A. U. Cooper, an expert Hood
Itlver apple packer, has just returned
from the National Horticultural Con
gress which wan held this year at
St. Joseph, Missouri. Mr. Cooper
attended the sessions of the congress
at the Invitation of the State Horti
cultural Society. He lectured while
there on apple packing and also gave
practical demonstrations. The apple
and fruit show In connection with
the congress, Mr. Cooper says, was
our of the largest that has been held
In the I'nlted States, .'!J states tx-lng
A plate of Delicious ripples took
the grand prize of $Pxi. The exhibit
which wn from North Carolina, con
sisted of live apples. Mr. Cooper was
given scverul of the prize winning
apples, which he brought track with
him and exhibited at the News otlice.
While the fruit Is very creditable It Is
far from measuring up to the Hood
Mr. Cooper also brought back with
him an exhibit of other fruit products
of North Carolina, including a num
ber of varieties of apples not kuown
on the coast, such as the liucklng
ham, Mother apple find others. Other
products from the Tar Heel state nre
orange, grape fruit, pecans, pome- ,
granites. Kuglish and Japanese wul- j
nuts, persimmons, tigs and a mam-1
mouth specie of pear called the '
Virginia Hell. A curiosity In the 1
ripple line Is a specimen that grows j
along the seashore and Is said to be
fit to eat about a year after It Is
picked. This pomological phenome-;
noil will uot grow away from salt j
water aud is found along t he North
( arollnii coast.
Mrs. J. N. Mosler left Friday morn
ing for Portland to spend some time
Mr. and Mrs. Prank Hunter left
Thursday for their home In Altea
after a month's visit with relatives.
J. K. Cole returned Friday evening
from Kuseburg where he went to
see his father who was quite 111, but
who was much better when Mr. Cole
Mrs. Sillbuugh of Seattle spoke
Saturday evening and Sunday morn
ing In the Christian church, on Tem
perance, and at I! o'clock she held a
meeting in the Imtiiauuel church and
organized a W. (. T. V,
Poth Sunday schools are planning
to have a Christinas tree and a short
program for their pupils and friends
to which all are welcome. Owing to
Christmas coming on Monday they
will have the exercises Saturday
Christmas It near at hand and peo
ple have already begun to do their
Chrltttuat shopping, a large number
going to Hood Itlver Saturday after
noon. Our merchants should get
wise and get In more Christmas
goodt so at to keep the money at
Christian Church Notes
Next Sunday morning the pastor
will preach at the I'nlon church In
Odell. Subject. "The Pulque Christ."
benjamin' (ben'-jamin) Appar.
from the proper name Bcnjamtri
A kind of top coat or overcoat
fomier'y worn by men.
The Dictionary is Wrong Benjamin were not f C Iff",T'
only'fnrmerly worn but they are worn today. I If V 1 111 I
Ucnjamin Overcoats u 1 VUI
There will be the usual communion
service at the First church followed
by a social service participated In by
a number of the members. Subject.
"What Christmas Means to Me."
In the evening there will tie a
hrltmas tree with a program by
the Sunday school.
Junior Kndeaver at .'( p. m. Y. P.
S. C. K. at C:!W.
Mrs. Mary lienton of Kugene will
conduct a conference ou C. K. work
at the Cnrlttlan church Wednesday
evening at H o'clock. All Lndenvor
$50,000 Home on Crooked River
A fine country place on the bank of
Crooked Hlver, Crook county, cost
ing yiO.iXH), ! promised by Henry
McCull, the son-in-law of Thomas
W. Lawson of Boston. Mr. McCull
has bought 4HJ acres aud will make
a beautiful home of It. This Is one
result of the visit of Mr. Lawson to
Oregou last summer.
Christmas Services at M. E. Church
Sunday School at M a. m. Preach
ing service at 1 1 a. m Theme, "lilad
Tidings." Junior league at .'! p. m.
F.pworth league at fi:.'!D p. m. Even
ing service nt 7:'Ki. Theme. "P.oorn
for the Christ Child." There will be
special music at troth services.
Prayer meeting on Thursday evening
at 7:' o'cliM'k.
All are cordially Invited to attend
these services. Strangers will tie
made welcome. W.It Young, pastor.
Christmas Tree at M. E. Church
There will be a Christmas tree at
the M. L church on Friday evening.
The children will render a program
and It Is expected that Santa Claus
will drop In to see the little folks.
No Christinas Dinner Complete
Without Log Cabin bread on your
table. For sale by W. A. Turner,
down town, and A. C. Staten, up
HOOD RIVER APPLES
SELL SjeOO TO $4,50
John It. Castner, who has been In
the New England states teaching the
apple men of Massachusetts how to
pack apples, returned hist week.
While In Doston Mr. Castner visited
a number of wholesale frultmen and
at the establishment of Sands, Fur
row Ac Co. opened fifty boxes of ap
ple sent by the Davlilsou Fruit Co.
Of the entire lot opened Mr. Cast
ner says that he failed to find an
apple In any of the boxes that was
not up to the standard. This firm
stated that they were highly pleased
with Hood Hlver fruit as did also
the firms handling the union apples.
The appl'js opened were from the
orchard of Oscar Vanderbllt.
They were selling for the following
prices: Spltzeuburgs, New
towns, $'!; Delicious, $-1 A).
baking day I'll have
n'r to onler more
It'8 tlie expfrionrpil housewife
that iiliins nlieiul that's tho only
way to make one's work easy. Hut
liow about bakijiijr day - do you plan
ahead for thatf An raster baking day
and Hitcopssful baking co hand in hand
with Olympic Flour, juire, wholesome,
nutritious, and t h an. Next time you
need Hour ask for Olympic demand it
if your proccr ran't supply you we'll tell
you who can but insist ujion Olvmpio
it e better than ever and "there
isn't any just as pood.'
Mud frinii riiretiilly selected
gruiiisiii ortti ostein
AT YOUR GROCER'S
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Buy a Useful...
A gift of beauty and utility that will outlive the
season. We have them. Suitable gifts for old
and young. TOYS FOR THE CHILDREN
Never Be fo r e
Has there been such a varied and com
plete line of Holiday Goods in a country store
Direct from the Manufacturers. Sea
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