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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1913
SPRING STYLES READY
The Best $3 Hat on Earth. Try
one. You will be a steady wearer
Mm MMTB 3
A FULL LINE OF
Buy your coal of Taft Transfer Com
Lime and Spray Kelly Brot., phone
Samuel M. Blowers of Portland
spent a couple of days here last week.
Miss Jessie M. Turney returned
Thursday from a two-weeks' visit at
A daughter was born Friday to Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Foster, who live on
W. M. Dickerson, who is spending
the winter In Portland, was here a few
days last week.
Mrs. J. C. Skinner spent a couple of
days last week with her husband, who
is working in Portland.
District Attorney W. A. Bell and
Circuit Judge Bradshaw were here Fri
day on court business.
Professor C. D. Thompson spent sev
eral days last week on a trip which
included Corvallis, Salem and the
Rogue River Valley.
Among those who returned the last
of the week from Corvallis, after at
tending the short course, were George
W. Blodgett, R. C. Sollenbach and R.
Mr. and Mrs. Burton Frasher of Van
couver, Wash., are guests at the Ho
tel Oregon for a few days while look
ing over the valley.
C. W. Calkins, inspector for the
Hardie Spray Machine Company, is
spending a couple of weks in the
valley Inspecting machines.
The Sans Soucl Club will meet to
morrow (Thursday) with Mrs. R. P.
Orr on Sherman Avenue. An election
of officers will be held and all mem
bers are urged to be present.
Rev. W. C. Gilmore, now of Dayton
Wash., and a former pastor of the
Congregational church here, greeted
old friends the last of the week, hav
ing stopped off for a brief visit.
The High School basketball teams
played the Dalles fives here Friday
evening. The boys won, 23 to 9. The
local girls played a closely contested
game with the Dalles girls and were
defeated, 14 to 12.
While coasting down a steep hill at
Oak Grove last week Oscar Vosberg
struck a stump and sustained a severe
wound over his right eye, the scalp
being laid open. The wound was
dressed and be is now- doing nicely.
T. E. Watson arrived the last of the
week from Raleigh, N. C. He Is an
engineer and will be employed this
summer on the Pacific Company's
power project. Men are being employ
ed this week, the camps are being
built and final preparations being
made for starting construction work.
; lore with Reerj &
Fire, Accident, Life, Automobile, Plate Glass,
Burglary, Employer's Liability, including
FARMERS and ORCMARDISTS.
Also Judicial, Official
Resident Agent for: U. S.
Northern Assurance Co..
Commercial Union Assurance Co., Ltd., of London
Hanover Fire Insurance Co. of New York
Pelican Assurance Co. of New York
A Splendid Line of Suits
for School Boys-Just Arrived
FRANK A. CRAM
For Sale or Rem A piano. Phone
C. T. Early spent several days last
week in Salem.
For prompt delivery of coal call
Taft Transfer Company. Ttfc
For Rent Housekeeping rooms on
State street. Phone 2821. 6tfc
Public stenographic work done.
Room 2, Hall Bldg. Phone 3291. 6tfc
A. J. Brunquist went to White Sal
mon the last of the week on a pruning
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McClain are re
joicing over the arrival Sunday of a
John Goldsbury and E. C. Euwer ot
the Upper Valley returned Saturday
from Corvallis, where they attended
the short course.
Friday evening at the Unitarian
church a Valentine Party will be
given, and young and old are cordially
invited to attend.
Harry Bennett, an orchardist of
Lyle, was a visitor In the city Monday.
A son was born last week to Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Shelley.
C. C. Pratt, who has been in charge
of installing the auto-manual telephone
system here, left last week on a trip
to Pasco, where a similar system is
now being installed.
Th stork ailed at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Bellamy on Sunday
and left a 7 pound daughter, who
has been named Marjorie.
True-to-Name Nursery has opened
an office in town on corner opposite
from Oregon Hotel and samples of
trees can be seen in tree yard adjoin
ing office. Mr. Galligan will be at the
office Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur
days. Today (Wednesday) will be Mothers'
Day at the Woman's Club meeting.
Mrs. Sarah Orr Dunbar of Portland,
corresponding secretary of the State
Federation of Woman's Clubs, will
speak. All members are urged to be
An enjoyable occasion is being plan
ned to take place at the Unitarian
church this (Wednesday) evening, be
ginning at 6:30 o'clock. This is to be
a supper served by the Alliance to be
followed by the opportunity to play
cards. The admission fee is 3uc. A
large attendance Is expected.
WANTED Men and women to learn
watchmaking and engraving, few
months only learning. Practical work
from start. Positions secured for
graduates. Practical trade not over
done. Write for particulars. Watch
making School, 210 Globe Building.
Portland, Ore. tf
Boost for the experiment station.
and Indemnity Bends
Fidelity & Guaranty Co.
Coal or Wood delivered on short no
tice. Taft Transfer Company. 7tfc
Regular Sunday excursion to Park
dale. Tleasant trip for yourself ana
The I. D. K. Club will give a cos
tume dance Friday evening, the mem
bers appearing In the garb of boys
Crawford Lemmon returned Satur
day from Corvallis, where he attended
the short course. He spent a week
with his sister, Mrs. Snow, In Port
land while enroute home.
Any party knowing of any real es
tate transaction with August Arp of
Helix, Oregon, will please notify Mrs.
Emma Arp Silliman, 944 N. Beaudry
Ave., Los Angeles, Cal. 2tp
At. the meeting of the county court
last week It was decided to appoint a
county road master. C. K. Marshall
was given the appointment. This of
fice, was discontinued several years
ago, but it was thought advisable to re
Chandler's orchestra of this place
has now acquired an Interstate repu
tation and will play for the Odd Fel.
lows' ball to be given at Stevenson on
the 22nd. They will also furnish mu
sic for the masked ball to be given
here the preceding evening.
Mrs. John W. Sifton, wife of a
prominent Portland physician, who
bought a place south of town, has
been here putting the house In order
for their arrival next month, when
the family will move here for the
Judge W. L. Bradshaw of The Dalles
held a short session of Circuit Court
here the last of the week. In addi
tion to a number of small matters, L.
Touscher, charged with bootlegging,
was arraigned and pleaded not guilty.
He will probably be tried at the next
term of court.
Rev. A. B. Warren of The Dalles has
volunteered to hold services at St.
Mark's Church Thursday evenings dur
ing Lent. The hour will be eight
o'clock in order that all may attend.
Rev. Mr. Warren has preached here
before and will be especially pleased
to meet old friends.
John B. Castner returned the last of
the week from Logan, Utah, where he
was in charge of a packing school at
the stite agricultural college. He left
Monday for British Columbia, where
he will be employed by the govern
ment for a month giving instruction In
packing at Grand Forks, Creston,
Crawford Bay and Kaslo.
A masked ball is to be given on the
evening before Washington's Birthday,
February 21, at Hellbronner Hall.
This will be a subscription dance un
der the auspices of the Assembly Club,
Many of the dancers will probably ap
pear In Colonial costumes appropriate
to the occasion. . Card tables will be
placed at one end of the hall and
those who wish may indulge in this
pastime. Arrangements are being
made which promise to make it one of
the pleasantest socla) functions of the
A number of prominent Hood River
people have closed their country
homes for the winter and are enjoying
a gay season in Portland. A recent
theater party composed of Hood River
people, followed by a banquet at the
Hotel Portland last week, brought to
gether 28 loyal representatives of the
famous valley. Among those present
were Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dickerson,
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Deem, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles C. Carpenter, Mr. and
Mrs. C. N. Ravlln, Mr. and Mm. W. E.
King, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Ireland, Mr.
and Mrs. Murray Kay, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Cutler, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Reed,
Miss Grace Peck, Miss Lula McCully,
Miss Lucy Cutler, Mrs. Burnette, E.
Duncan, Asa Cutler, Mr. Dickerson.
Can deliver coal or wood promptly.
Taft Transfer Company. "tfc
J. L. Firebaugh of urtley was a
visitor in the city Thursday.
Julian P. Scott has returned from
Portland, where lie has been spending
William Reavis of Washougal.Wash.
visited his brother here the last of
B. H. Baker and C. B. Durham, old
friends of Wilmer Sieg's in Milwaukee,
were visiting him Friday.
Lester P. Harris of the Upper Val
ley, who has been taking the O. A. C
short course, returned the last of the
Mrs. W. S. Farris, formerly of this
city and now o. Portland, spent Sun
day here while enroute home from
James T. Burney of Kansas City Is
a guest at the Mt. Hood Hotel for
few days while inspecting his Inter
ests here and in White Salmon.
Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Boe, Mrs. Boe's
mother, Mrs. A. Killer, and Miss Filler
were In town from Parkdale the last
of the week to see Mrs. Filler off. She
was leaving fur a visit In California.
C. G. Roberts of "Tanglewood," who
has been spending the winter in Van
couver, B. C, made a short stay here
the last of the week while enroute
to Medford to visit a daughter.
Friday night was the coldest of the
season, the thermometer dropping to
10 degrees above. The cold snap
brought back excellent skating and
the ponds north of the railroad have
been thronped with skaters.
What is a house without some kind
of music in it? What will a Music
House be 'n Hood River without your
patronage? Waggener'a Music House
has the goods, and Waggener wants
David Cooper of Portland spent part
of last week here to be with his sis
ter, Mrs. George Perkins, who under
went a serious operation at the hos
pital. Mrs. Perkins' children were al
so here, including Mrs. William Smith
from Fossil, Ore., and J. L. and Z.
Dimmick from Starbuck, Wash., and
Hog Clear $70 for Owners
Seventy dollars on one hog in
months is the record made by J.
Harmes on his Row River farm.
year ago he bought a young sow for
$10. She raised nine pigs and the net
returns from these and the sale of
the original sow amounted to $70. The
sow was fed on milk and roots and
fattened on oats and wheat.
ST. Mark's Episcopal Church
Sunday School at 10 o'clock. Morn
Ing services will be held at 11 with J.W.
Crites as lav reader. He will also
read a short sermon. Beginning to
morrow (Thursday) evening and con
tinulng each Thursday during Lent
Rev. A H. Warren of The Dalles will
conduct a Ienten service at 8 o'clock.
This Is a volunteer assistance on the
jutU p;dot( sj ii pu uajjA'JW JO l-""1
a large congregation will attend.
Receiver Named for Orchard
The Fen-ell orchard, consisting of
about 20 acre of bearing trees, and la
cated In the Willow Flat section, was
placed in the hands of the receiver
by Judge W. L. Bradshaw. T. A.
Decker, of the Davidson Fruit Com
pany, was named as receiver.
A Pittsburg woman asserts that her
husband has not given her a cent In
Swed n has ordered 1,00 tons of
American armor plate for new battle
New York has six blind operators at
BRIEF NEWS OF OREGON
Twenty-two cups, valued at $250,
are offered as prizes at the Union
poultry show, to be held February 13,
14 and 15.
James S. Royal, Oregon pioneer of
1SS2, Indian fighter and former owner
of a portion of Portland's east side,
died at his home in Forest Grove of
acute kidney trouble.
Under direction of T. F. Smith, ot
Talent, chief inspector for the district,
orchards in Ashland territory are be
ing overhauled by county horticultural
officials for evidence of blight or seal.
The general merchandise store and
hotel of J. W. Meyers & Son, at Hebo,
were burned to the ground. The en
tire stock and hotel furnishings were
destroyed. The loss waa $20,000, part
A bank, to be known as the Bank
of Shedd, will be established at Shedd,
In Linn county, articles of incorpora
tion having been filed In the county
clerk's office Friday. The bank will
have a capital stock of $15,000.
Fire at Bend wiped out a row of
frame buildings with a loss of about
$10,000. The origin of the fire 1 un
known. Two saloons, barber shop,
restaurant, pool hall and a bowling
alley were put out of business. The
same site was cleared by fire In No
With the end In view of establish
ing a cement plant at Vale, George S
Mills is developing the big gypsum
deposit on the hill east of town, In an
effort to interest outside capital.
Should such a plant be established. It
would be the only one of Its kind be
tween Ogden and Portland.
Judge Kelly of the circuit court at
Albany, pronounced sentence In the
liquor cases. J. D. Kennedy, on two
convictions, was sentenced to pay a
$605 fine and serve 50 days In Jail;
Walter A. Marks, $400 fine and 10
days; Ed Ackerman, $150 fine. E. D.
Henry, of Harrlsburg, convicted on
two counts, failed to appear.
Apple trees which were planted 56
years ago by the late A. O. Marshall,
a well-known Linn county pioneer, on
bis farm seven miles east of Albany,
are yet bearing splendidly. There was
a good crop on the trees last fall.
Three different varieties of apples are
Included In the old trees, Baldwins,
Spitzenbergs and Bellflowers.
To pave at least ten blocks with
hard-surface pavement during the com
ing summer is the object of a special
committee appointed by the Dallas
commercial club to Interview the prop
erty owners to be affected by the
proposed Improvement They report
much progress. The proposed Im
provement will take In the entire busi
Bandon is assured a public library.
A mass meeting was held to discuss
plan for the establishment and main
tenance of a library. A considerable
sum was raised as a nucleus and a
soliciting committee waa appointed to
continue the work until the sum of
$500 was secured for the special pur
pose of buying more books and $(00
for a maintenance fund.
The commissioners of Jackson coun
ty have authorized preliminary sur
veys for an Improved road over the
Slsklyous, south of Ashland. This
movement Is really one result of the
Pacific Highway agitation, and Is la
line with other work la view, which
has for Its aim a connecting link
between the Oregon and California
subdivisions of this big Interstate
The contract for the sale of HS,00V
000 feet of timber In the Uwipqua na
tional foreet to the United States Lop
glng company, new corporation, wlta
headquarters at Cottage Grove, was
signed Thursday and sent to Wash
ington for the approval of the Interior
department. Tne company was tn
only bidder. Most of the timber la
Douglas fir, which, with the red cedar
and sugar pine, sold at $1.25 for each
1000 feet The hemlock waa sold at
Another Impetus to the dairying In
dustry in central Oregon Is the estab
lishment of a cheese factory at La I it
law. John B. W liner, a Latdlaw mer
chant and rancher, is the promoter
of the enterprise, the first In Crook
county and the second In central Ore
gon. Mr. Wimer has already placed
orders for machinery and Is now on a
trop to Corvallis and other Willamette
valley points, purchasing cows which
will be imported. Mr. Wlmer will buy
nearly 100 head, which will be distri
buted among the ranchers. Mr. Wim
THREE NEW MODERN HOUSES-located in the
best East Side district of Portland. True value. $11,500
to exchange for bearing1 orchard of nearly equal value, or
not to exceed $12,500.
25 ACRES Located 5 12 miles out on East Side; 10
acres bearing; 2 acres 3 years old; balance partly cleared,
located on main county road. This is strictly high grade
property. What have you to oiler in exchange for this?
Will consider stocks, bonds or other property for part. Price
$15,000, and worth the money.
Have a client who owns a $5,000 house in Portland, 80
acres of good uncleared land in Mosier district worth $G,400.
Will trade these properties for a nice VIEW place near Pine
Grove district and assume or pay cash difference.
When you think of Insurance,
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Route, Northern Pacific, Great Northern and Spokane, Port
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You can deposit funds with me and tickets will be fur
nished people in the East. Details will be furnished on request.
W. D. SKINNER,
Traffic Manager, Portland, Ore.
er estimates that 300 pounds of cneeae
will be turned out dally.
The bottling plant of th Eastern
Oregon company at The Dalles, was
gutted by a fire. The bottling work
were In a stone building, with shingle
roof detached from the brewery pro
per, which made It possible for the
firemen to successfully cope with th
fire, though for a time It was thought
the brewery was doomed. The weed
en partitions and roof were entirely
destroyed, and the machinery badly
damaged, causing a loss of probably
$5000, but the walls are Intact, belag
only slightly damaged. Th origin
of the fire Is not known. Th brewing
company will rebuild the bottling
works at once.
Read the News. It tells It all.
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