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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS
JV timber Ttvo
VOLUME 8, NUMBER 14
HOOD RIVER, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1912
SUBSCRIPTION, $1.50 A YEAR
Washington Apptegrowers Take
Up the Proposition of
31 JURORS DRAWN
FOR PRESENT TERM
Circuit Court Convened on
Monday With A Large
THE MOTH AND THE FLAME
A recent dispatch from Spo
kane states that "Applegrowers
of the Northwest will be organ
ized into one of the biggest asso
ciations of its nature in the
Northwest at a meeting to be
held in this-city within the next
"At a meeting of the board of
the trustees of the National Ap
ple Show, plans were completed
for the new organization. Apple
growers from all districts in
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and
Montana will be asked to send
delegates to a conference to be
held here in April, in order that
all sections will have a hand in
forming the big organization.
"The main object of the North
west organization will be to
solve the question of marketing
the apple crop."
The local committee which has
in charge the matter of effecting
a possible amalgamation of mar
keting interests has been making
progress in its investigations.
It is not intended to take any
action, however, until after the
annual meeting of the directors
of the Union next Saturday, in
order that the policy of the new
board may be taken into consid
eration. The local committee is
inclined to entertain any invita
tion which may be made by the
Washington growers looking to
wards a favorable solution of the
The grading work on Colum
bia street was completed last
week and all is now in readiness
for the construction of the side
walks. Kd. Mayes has also com
pleted the grading of Cascade
Avenue between Fourteenth and
is her crowning glory. And medical authorities
say no woman need be bald. The female scalp has a
thick pad that is always fertile and can produce hair
its whole life long. Women lose their hair because they do
not take reasonable care of it. They abuse it till it falls out.
Science has produced a remedy use
makes your hair glossy, plontyful and beautiful. It is nature's
own remedy for human mistakes. Price 50 cents per bottle.
All those articles that you love for the toilet are
also sold at this drug store. Mere are some of them:
Clarke's Shampoo Clarke's Lotion
Clarke's Cold Cream Violet Talcum
-u .Ettc Drust.
need Aiiver Oregon
The Hood River Commercial
Club has been invited to enter a
float in the Annual Hose Festival
to be held in Portland from June
10 to 15th.
DIGKERSON & PECK
Believe Private Warehouse
Will Help to Solve the
W. B. Dickerson ha3 employed
Albert Sutton, the architect, to
prepare plans for a capacious
storehouse to be built this sum
mer on the Dickerson and Peck
ranch in order to accommodate
the big crop this fall. Mr. Dick
erson believes that those who
have large orchard acreage will
be taking time by the forelock
in providing facilities for the
better handling of their crops
and thus preparing for any
The proposed building will be
a story and a half structure and
so constructed as to be frost
proof. The storage room will
occupy the lower portion of the
building and will hold about 15,
000 boxes. The upper portion
will be for the storage of boxes
and material. The building will
be 50 by 100 feet in dimensions.
"In view of the large crop
which is expected this fall and
the constantly increasing pro
duction on most of the ranches
in the valley each successive
year," said Mr. Dickerson, "I
believe that the orchard owners
will be doing the wise thing in
building storehouses wherever
possible in order to enable them
to better handle the crop at home
and also to deliver the fruit to
the Union warehouses in a more
perfect condition. This would
also go far towards relieving the
congested condition at the Union
warehouses early in the season.
II. G. KaufTman ex-secretary
of the Commercial Club, left
Thursday with Mrs. KaufTman
for their former home in Oregon,
Illinois. They went by way of
California in order to visit their
son. Harlan, at Stanford Uni
versity while en route home.
Dr. and Mrs. A. S. Kennedy of
The Dalles arrived the last of the
week with their little daughter
to visit his parents, Rev. and
Mrs. G. W. Kennedy.
PREPARE TO LOCATE
Adam Shortgen of Salem, who
has charge of the convict work
on roads and public works, was
in the city the last of the week
making arrangements to bring a
number of convicts to Shell Rock
this week in order to build the
camp and make necesssary ar
rangements before the larger
gang is brought here to work on
The lumber will probably be
donated by the two lumber com
panies, and groceries and other
supplies to support the camp will
be secured here.
As yet the railroad has not ap
proved the right of way for the
road which has been mapped out
by the county. This map, how
ever, is under consideration by
the proper officials and a favora
ble reply is expected.
While here Mr. Shortgen said:
We want to bring a half dozen
convicts up to the Hood River
country next week and establish
the camp. As soon as this is
completed a crew of about 30
men will begin the work of dig
ging the roadway around Shell
"I inspected the scene of
operation and I believe that we
will have a difficult task. A
steam shovel will have to be put
into commission, I think, in re
moving the tons of loose stone of
which the mountain side is com-
The Borah-Jones three-year
homestead bill by a unanimous
vote passed the House of Repre
sentatives in substantially the
form in which it was left last
Wednesday. The essential feat
ures of the original bill are re
tained, and what differences ex
ist between the Senate and the
House will be adjusted in com
mittee which will consist of Sen
ators Smoot, Jones and New
lands and Representatives Tay
lor, Karris and Mondell, all fa
vorable to the measure. It may
require several days to shape the
bill in conference, but its ulti
mate passage is assured and
President Taft has promised Sen
ators Borah and Jones that he
will sign it.
The bill in brief reduces the
homestead period from five to
three years, gives homesteaders
five months' leave of absence
each year and six months in
which to establish residence, af
ter making original filing. Be
fore the bill was passed, the
House voted down the amend
ment proposed by the conserva
tionists, reserving the mineral
and water power sites and timber
to the government.
FIVE NOW OUT FOR
Wasco county aspirants have
been drifting into the race for
the nomination as representative
in a desultory sort of fashion.
Five candidates are now in the
race for the nomination.
John H. Moores, who resides
five miles southeast of The
Dalles, is the latest candidate to
enter the political arena, having
made his announcement the last
of the week. He was in the city
Friday circulating his petitions.
Dr. J. E. Anderson of The Dalles
has also announced his candida
cy, lhe third contestant in
Wasco county is George D. Bro
die of Dufur.
J. M. Schmeltzer and C. II.
Stranahan of this city were the
first to enter the field and on ac
count of their wide acquaintance
ship in both counties and their
eminent qualifications to serve
the district acceptably are with
out doubt the strongest candi
dates now in the field for nomi
nation. With three candidates
from Wasco county it is assured
that the vote in that section will
be widely scattered.
Two of the five candidates will
be chosen at the primaries, as
two representatives are to le
elected at the general election.
Plans Country Home
E. W. Spencer of Portland has
started a crew of carpenters on
the erection of a lH)x 10 log bun
galow on his tract of orchard
land in the Husum district. This
will be made a unique country
home. Already Mr. Spencer has
a dam built on Spring creek for
an artificial lake to be stocked
with trout and other fish. Ex
tensive clearing will also bo done
for an orchard.
in Nw York Wrid.
Clyde B. Aitchison, the present
head of the state railway com
mission, was in the city the last
of the week in the interests of
his campaign for re-election to
the position. Mr. Aitchison has
many friends in Hood River and
has been a frequent visitor here.
He is owner of a tract in Idle
wilde Addition and announced
while here that he intends to re
tain a sufficient part of the tract
so that he can build and event
ually make his home here.
Mr. Aitchison has occupied his
present position for the past five
years, having been appointed for
one year and being elected at the
expiration of that time. Occu
pying as he does a position which
requires a large amount of legal
and technical training, he has
acquitted himself with signal
credit. Mr. Aitchison has con
ceived and carried into effect
many of the innovations which
have proven so satisfactory in
his department and his friends
are particularly anxious that he
be returned in order to complete
his work. He is running on his
West Prepares tor Long Ride.
While in Pendleton, Governor
West was tendered the present
of a tine saddle, made by Ham-
ley Companv, local harness and
saddlery men. The governor.
will use the saddle on a long I
horseback ride he intends toj
make from Salem to Boise this
MIGHT LOCATE A !
FLOUR MILL HERE;
A communication has been re-
ceived bv the Commercial Club
from W. C. Applegate. western
representative ot the Anglo-
meriean Mill Company, who
suggests that his company may
locate a small (lour mill in this
city. Mr. Applegate states that
he is engaged in installing small
capacity flour mills in Idaho and
Utah and that he will be in Ore
gon this month for the puriHiso
of doing the same. He is seek
ing information as to power,
shipping facilities ami availability
of obtaining the necessary wheat
SEASON FOR TROUT
OPENS THIS WEEK
Many Local Nimrods Get Their
Licenses and Prepare
The trout season opened Mon
day and many apostles of Isaac
Walton in this, the fisherman's
paradise, have already been en
gaged in whipping the numerous
trout streams hereabouts. Some
fish stories are already in circu
lation and will no doubt be prop
erly enlarged upon as the season
progresses. County Clerk Han
son has been kept busy of late
passing out licenses and among
those who haVe already qualified
in this respect are the following:
Walter Vannier, William M.
Stewart, Cecil Holman, C. F.
Morgan, Gus Miller, Robert Lane,
A. D. Adams, Frank Stiner, L.
B. Bennett, C. Quinn, Edward
Tradup, D. S. Sutherland, W. L.
Sheirbon, E. R. Clafton, W. F.
Wheeler, R. Stamo, W. S. Hill,
P. R. Hackford, John Fleming,
T. B. Kent, L. A. McCarthy, D.
A. Turner, C. K. Marshall, B.
E. Duncan, Claud Wilkinson, A.
W. Bishop, W. A. Stark, I. B.
Flynn, G. N. Flynn, Charles H.
Warmouth, T. J. Kinnaird, M.
C. Carter, George Douglas, Ivan
W. Dakin, Clyde A. Rand, Ed
ward J. Sinex, Milo Frederick,
V. Arita, J. F. Reynolds, Carl F.
Sumner, Ray Emry, J. O. Tomp
kins, J. S. Wheeler, Fred Shire,
Murray Kay, J. Dasher, L. H.
Nichols, Daniel Smith, K. Slano,
H. Imai, A. Collis, Joe Lenz, D.
C. Waterman, J. R. Nicholson,
Hugh Rowland, Clarence A.
Hall, H. M. Vannier, Sol. J.
Spear, John Plog, C. A. Sweet,
J. H. Fredricy, L. C. Parrish,
J. W. " McDonald, Walter Plog.
Harry Hangizo, R. A. McClana
than, S. R. Vannier, Frank Ken
ney, R. W. Emmett, II. L. Fur
row, R. A. Furrow, Robert Leas-
Look Down the List and See What You Want
Give Us Your Order and We Will Fit You Out
riission Swing Seats
Office and Parlor Seats
Office and Parlor Tables any shape or size
Coat Racks and Umbrella Stands
Kitchen Cupboards and Treasures
Bath Room Hedicine Cases
Everything in the
HYq are also prepared to make special detailed
Mouldings any quantity.
CVeniered Brackets and Band Saw Work.
CWe make House Finishing a specialty includ
ing Mouldings of any detail.
C.Ve have just received a car load of A No. 1 kiln dried
Yellow Fir Lumber from which the most beautiful grain can
bo selected for furniture building and house finishing.
CWe have undertaken to establish a Sash and Door Mill
in Hood River, which will be of groat benefit to the town
and valley as well as to furnish employment to a numU-r of
men. If we can get the patronage we can make it go -if
we can't, it will be a failure of course. We are not asking
the town and the people to subscribe stock or to donate
funds to establish our business, as has been suggested for
other lines of manufacturing. Wo simply ask for the busi
ness (in our line) that you are going elsewhere for; and wo
will make a success of our business and thereby be of some
benefit to the town and va!!ev.
J. Ai. Wright & Co.
Phone 306-X - Hood River, Oregon
Thirty-one jurors reported Mon
day to serve at the April term of
court. They were as follows:
Hood River- J. B. Hunt, F.C.
Coe, C. A. Cass, G. V. Edwards,
John Kroeger, John Hackel, S.
W. Heppner, Nelson Emry, II.
Sieverkrop, William Ganger, II.
W. Krussow, Bruno Franz, A. J.
Friedley, Edmund Bond, A. W.
Onthank, L. E. Dart, E. A. Bak
er, William R. Stewart, A. C.
Lofts, C. A. Tucker. Roy W.
Kelley, M. M. Hill, J. W. Piper
and J. O. Eastman.
Parkdale-J. F. Candee, H. II.
Odell-J. H. Eggert.
Cascade Locks Charles Ben
and E. W. Gribble.
"BLOSSOM FESTIVAL SURE
The Dalles Optimist says:
"Hood River is making ar
rangements to celebrate 'Apple
Blossom Week' with a blow-out
of the biggest kind. There is
no doubt but that the Hood Riv
er valley in apple blossom time
will be a most wonderful sight
with its acres on acres of the
pink and white blooms massed
in one immense sheet miles in
extent and when our sister city
starts out to have a celebration
it is sure to be a success."
ure, Fred J. Rand, Harry Kemp,
These are in addition to those
who have obtained combination
licenses to fish and hunt, a3 fol
lows: Forrest Moe, O. II. Hill,
Harper Brumgard, Elbert Fair
ley, Newton Clark, Nick John
son. H. Morioka, J. M. Lenz, E.
C. May berry, Herman Pragge,
Donald Mowers, W. M. Jones.