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THE HOOD RIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY. APRII2, 1913
PPER (TVjALLE V E V S
AGTORS MAKE GOOD
IN AMATEUR PLAY
Old Jupe Pluvlua turned on the
water tap so strong Saturday that
many Upper Valley residents mUuod
the opportunity to see one of the btiKt
amateur productions that has yet been
staged In that community which Is
fortunute In having an abundance of
first class theatrical and musical abll
lty. However, considering the weath
t-r and condition of the roads, there
was a good audience which greatly
enjoyed every portion of the program
The farce In two acts entitled "A
Box of Monkeys" was splendidly
adapted for amateur production, hav
ing plenty of action and redounding In
laugh provoking Incidents. The cast
of characters was a particularly happy
combination. Kvery part was effect
ively taken and the play went off
without a hitch of any kind. It. E.
Ilabson as the youug Westerner who
is suing for the heroine's hand under
difficulties took the part with a gusto
and Western vim true to the character
protrayed. Miss Lcura Miller was Si
erra llengaline, the captivating young
prairie rose, and she threw herself In
to the part with a freedom and vivac
ity that gave the character an excep
tional charm and contributed much to
the success of the play. If Ward I
Cornell was not born In Germany his
friends did not suspect It when he
took the part of Rudolph von Hoffman
the bashful suitor. It was not an
easy role, but he took It with an origi
mtlity that made It one of the best
pieces of comedy In the play. As Mrs
Omlego-Jhoues, Miss Blanche Shanan
portrayed the social climber and ad
mirer of rank. This part she played
to the life, refusing to recognize the
"poor but worthy suitor" until hU
gold man panned out big and settled
at once his eligibility as a member of
the Four Hundred. Mrs. Charles I
Moody took the part of Lady Guine
vere who envied Sierra her lack of
conventionality and abundance of
slang. She proved an apt pupil and
before the curtain falls she has been
transformed from a demure English
primrose to a young lady who can
"sling slung" as adeptly as Miss Hen
The vaudeville stunts which follow
ed the play kept the audience In a con
Htant uproar of laughter. Mason &
Moody as the two Dutchles played a
close second to Weber and Fields
Their Jokes and local hits were effect
lve and their efforts were roundly ap
This number was followed by the
nppearance of K. Falrbairn, the local
Harry louder. He appeared In his
native costume and sang "I Know
a Lassie," accompanied by his wife.
This number pleased the audience
greatly and he was compelled to re
spond to an encore with "Stop Your
Walton and Moody then striped the
final number as .the coon and the cop.
This was one of the hits of the even
ing, combining repartee, local hits and
horse play. They were repeatedly en
cored and responded until their reper
toire was exhausted. They were then
joined by K. K. Huhson and M. (). Hoe.
constituting the I'arkdnle quartet.
They had some rousing good songs
which were well rendered and encored.
This concluded the program.
It Is possible that the entertainment
will be repeated In May In order to
give those who were unable to attend
Saturday an opportunity to bear it.
Having proved such a success, It Is
also proposed thnt It be made one of
the entertainments at the horticultural
Chautauqua next summer.
The effectiveness of the play Satur
day was greatly enhanced by tlie
scenery which has been pulnted by
C. K. Craven. Besides the wings, it
Included a border for the foreground
of the stage, including Italian marble
panels for the sides and painted cur
tain for the top, the center design be
ing an artistic reproduction of Mt.
Hood. Mr. Craven received many com
pliments upon the excellence of the
ANNUAL CHURCH MEETING HELD
The annual meeting of the united
churches of the Upper Valley was held
last week At Mclsaac's hall. Supper
was served by the Ladles' Auxiliary
and about 150 sat down. At the busi
ness meeting Mr. Uptcgrove acted as
chairman. Rev. Van Nuys read his
report for the year as pastor. O. M.
Ilalley submitted his report as treas
urer; likewise Mrs. Van Nuys her
report as president of the Ladies'
Auxiliary. To fill two vacancies C. K.
Craven was elected deacon and J. F.
Candee trustee. All denominations
are united In the one church, which
ministers to the spiritual needs of the
Upper Valley and Is doing an excellent:
and well-organized work.
Since the library was opened at
Parkdale recently a number of gen
erous gifts have been received and
word has just been received that Mrs.
Dr. Welty of Portland has given 100
volumes. MUs Simmons of Brooklyn,
who Is Interested In the Upper Valley,
has given a box of books and these
are now on the way. Eugene Euwer
has loaned ten volumes of Washington
Irving for the use fo the library and
also files of the National Geographic
Magazine covering the past two years
Other contributors have Included Miss
Mary Allen, J. W. Simmons and Frank
L. Keating. A number of others have
kindly promised additions to the li
brary and there are already some
thing over 200 volumes. Twenty-four
ladles have offered to take their turn
as librarian. Mrs. Puddy and Mrs.
Hann have been In charge during the
past two weeks.
EASTER DAY IS OBSERVED
There was a splendid attendance at
the Easter services held In the Upper
Valley and an unusually pleasing pro
gram was given, Including the exer
cises by the Sunday School. Easter
music was rendered by the choir com
posed of Miss Mary Allen, Mrs. Chas.
I. Moody, Mr. Moody and Rea Babson,
Miss Allen rendered a contralto solo,
Hev. an Nuys delivered a sermon
appropriate to the day. The child
ren's exercises were an enjoyable feat
ure of the day. They had been given
excellent! training by Mrs. O. M. Bail
ey. Those who took part Included
Miss Florence Craven, Helen and Mil
dred Van Nuys, Hazel and Elsie Wish
art, Lucille Blachard and Hallie
ORTLEYS PROVE GOOD KEEPERS
When J. F. Thompson went to Hood
River Sunday he carried a bag of as
fine appearing and delicious tasting
Ortleys as one would wish to either see
or eat. "Some of the growers In the
Ixwer Valley have declared that we
can't pick Ortleys green and get the
color and flavor in storage," said Mr.
Thompson, "but these apple prove the
contrary. We picked them green and
so have been able to keep' them in
good condition considerably longer
than usual." The apples did not show-
spot or blemish, were sound as a dol
lar and of a rich golden color.
UPPER VALLEY NOTES
U- H. Rose Is now employed by the
Oregon Lumber Company at Dee.
Ward I. Cornell, the Upper Valley
real estate man, left Sunday for a few-
days' stay in Portland.
Mrs. W. L. Mason and her mother,
Mrs. Valentine, are planning to leave
this week for a month's stay In South
Miss I-iols Pijironnet and a girl
friend from Wheaton, 111., are expect
ed to arrive on the Sth to spend the
summer with her brother.
Mrs. M. H. Moody arrived Sunday
from Summit, N. J. She had a nar
row escape on the trip. The train upon
she was a passenger crossed a bridge
in the flooded district only a Bhort
time before it was swept bodily away.
Rea Babson went to Lyle, Wash.,
Sunday to prune an orchard for the
Oregon Realty Company. He expects
to bo gone a couple of weeks.
Captain and Mrs. Tobey are expect
d the last of the week from the
East and are planning to build a home
on their ten-acre ranch adjoining their
Miss Grace Stewart, who was for
merly one of the popular young ladles
of the Upper Valley, has returned to
her home In the Belmont district af
ter several months spent with rela
tives In the East. She came to Park
dale Saturday to see the play and to
be the guest for a few days of Mr. and
Mrs. Chester C. Walton.
J. M. Clarke, agent for the Mount
Hood Railroad at Parkdale, has reslg
ed his position to become effective as
soon as his successor arrives, which
w ill probably be the last of the week.
The work about the hotel has been
trying for Mrs. Clarke and she is In
need of a restt. They will move to
Dee, where Mr. Clarke has accepted
a position with the Oregon Lumber
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our slncr"
appreciation and heartfelt thanks to
all of our kind friends and neighbors
who assisted us during the sickness
and death of our beloved father.
MRS. LIZZIE EGOERT.
MRS. EMMA HENDON,
MRS. MARY McFARLAN,
OTTO and WILL EHRCK.
HOOD RIVER SPRAY
FACTORY IS BURNED
Fire completely destroyed the fac
tory of the Hood River Spray Manufac
turing Company located on the ML
Hood Railroad south of town shortly
after noon yesterday. Fumes of the
burning sulphur made It Impossible to
approach the building near enough to
fight the flames. The loss is estimat
ed to have been about $10,000. The
cause of the Are is not known, but the
supposition Is that it caught from
sparks from the engine of a passing
HELP IS SENT TO
Collections taken in each of the lo
cal churches Sunday were turned over
to the Commercial Club Monday and
the total forwarded to Col. M. L. Wil
son, treasurer of the commission rep
resenting the Red Cross at Columbus,
A car of potatoes and apples were
forwarded from the Upper Valley and
Telegrams have been received by
the mayor and the Commercial Club
from the various continental lines as
well as from the O. -W. R. & N. and
the Mt. Hood Railway that they will
transport any cars of food stuffs con
signed to relief committees. The ex
press company will send any small
packages consigned in the same man
ner. They should be sent to Col. Ed
ward T. Miller, General Relief Depot,
Columbus, Ohio, from which point dis
tribution will be made. A wire will
be sent when cars leave.
A car was set on the 0.-W.R.& N.
siding near the freight depot last
evening into which all persons having
any unperishable foodstuffs they care
to send can deliver them on Wed
nesday or Thursday Everybody Is re
quested to send something. It must
be packed well if In the natu-e of
canned stuffs. Packing cannot be done
at the car. It Is hoped all the local
stores will put in a box of something-.
The car will leave Thursday bight.
Carrots and cabbages will be accept
able, although spuds will probably be
In the majority.
SAYS LOCAL PACK
IS NOT MAINTAINED
Ralph Root and family returned Sat
urday after having spent the winter in
New York. While there Mr. Root made
It a practice to Inspect the apples re
ceived from the different Northwest
districts. What he found was related
by him yesterday as follows:
"Of course I was particularly inter
ested in looking up Hood River apples
and I must say that I was disappoint
ed and In some Instances disgusted to
see how woefully under grade some of
them were. Here Is an apple that I
brought back with me. It was taken
from a box of Hood River Newtowns
marked extra fancy. It is small, mis
shapen, green and knobby. It's only
fit for the cider factory and mer
chants that are receiving that sort of
stuff back there are getting pretty
sore at Hood River. All of the Hood
River stuff is not running like this,
but I found enough to ruin our repu
tation If It is permitted to continue.
'Of course I could tell who handled
the inferior goods here and I believe It
was not due to the negligence of the
shippers here so much as to the ranch
ers who packed the apples. If the
proposed consolidation of local ship
ping Interests Is effected I believe this
condition can be remedied. I do not
believe that the Union shipped any
such fruit because they send out their
own packers and the growers can't
shyster on the pack, as some of them
are prone to do."
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CALLING FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned, City Recorder, will receive
sealed proposals for the construction
of a retaining wall on the east 9ide
of Second Street between State and
Oak Streets and between Oak Street
and CaHcado Avenue as set forth In
the specifications for same as prepar
ed by the City Surveyor and now on
file In my office, up to four o'clock p.
ni., April 12. 1913, and the Common
Council will, at. its next regular meet
ing after completion of publication of
this notice, to-wit; on the 14th day of
April, at the Council Chambers, pro
ceed to open and consider all bids for
The council reserves the right to
reject any or-all bids.
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(From the Bulletin)
Mosier visitors In Hood River Mon
day were Mrs. Cobb, Mrs. Thomas
King, Mrs. William Marsh, Mrs. John
Wellberg and H. C Clark.
Misg Lucy Mullins arrived Wednes
day from Hood River, where she has
been reo iving treatment for her aakle
which was fractured some time ago.
The intured member Is slowly improv
ing, though Miss Mullins Is still using
Mrs. C. G. Nichol, Miss Ellen Carl
son and Ales Carlson were visitors In
Hood River Wednesday afternoon.
W. S. Nichol of Hood River was In
town this week visiting his brother.
C. G. Nichol and family.
C. G. Nichol and family, William
Hudson and A. Frey were visitors In
Hood River last Sunday afternoon.
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