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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (July 27, 1906)
TROUTDALE Eastern Multnomah’s
Decorator and Painter
Gresham Harness Shop
“ The Reliable Real Estate Man."
DISASTROUS IIKI IHRIA1*
ENED AT GRESHAM
Write« as th« Mohjeet.
(Hltecliil I'orrrapondanc« )
I feel myself liicoinpeteut to the task
of writing on the subject of grunge life
Insuraue«*. but gladly give you tuy |««r-
so mil views U| hhi this question. When
1 was connected with the state ami
national grange the quentlon of life
lusurauce was often discussed In our
executive meetings, but finally left
without any positive reciMuuieudatloM
to the sulsirdlnstv granges. The grange
theoretically should Is* as eonipetvut to
mauage life as tire Insurance, which
they are doing very successfully and
profitably In nearly all of the states.
One of the serious hindrances to grange
life Insurance Is the age of our mem
bership. You are aware that a ma
jority of our memlier» are past thirty-
five years of age. consequently rates
must Is* con***poudliigly high If such
coiiquinles are to lie and remain tluau-
chilly sound, and If they are not so
lieyond question It would result In
disaster to our Order. We have tiatay
several fraternal organisations that
are purely life lusuramv. They are so
tlrtnlj- establlaiusl that It would be
hazardous for our Order to undertake
comfietltiou with them. Therefore I
believe It should uot l>e done by the
No organization In existence has ■»>
many Important problems and ques
tions before It for solution as the
grange, amt until we can solve the
problem of how to k<*vp our boys and
girls upon the farm ami how to make
our farms more profitable it will be
wise for ua to leave life Insurance
The terrible fact that our farms have
ilepriM-latml In value aims* isso *isi>.-
ttOO.tlOD; that there are 2t>.(10O farms of
fered for sale In'our own state alone
at barely the cost of the buildings U|M>n
them; (tint Illiteracy Is Increasing U|s>n
the farms more than In the city uot
withstanding the large Influx of the
Ignorant foreign Immigrants; thnt near
ly all of otir brightest boys leave the
fnrm ss soon as |s>sslt>le until we solve
some of these questions I tuink that
life Insurance In the grange had lietter
l>« left for future consideration.
O. IL HALE.
Norwood, N. Y.
Mr. Rowgaurd, of Hopkinsville Ken-.
FARMS. DAIRY AND STOCK tucky is a guest at the Alfred Mershou
What for a time threatened to la*
RANCHES, Small Tracts, im home.
proved or unimproved, Cedar and Mi?— Eva Ib-ed spent Sunday in Port tne most disastrous tire ever in Gresh
am occurred Saturday night. July 1
Fir Timber, Empire Cream Sep land visiting May Littlepagv.
Miss Annie Benfield is visiting her Als>ut eight o'clock the tire I k -11 sound
ed the tire alarm for the «rat time, and
brother Robert at Hogituain, Wash.
inside of five seconds men were running
J. H. CHILLER,
Mrs. Blanche llulburt. Sunday school from all directions toward the engine
missionary ami pastors assistant of th* house. Charley Merrill and others had
Second Baptist Church, of Portland, is already pulled out the engine, and a
taking a much needed rest and visiting glance across the street was nil that was
relatives ami numerous friends in this nets led to show that the fire had start
ed in the engine house of the Gresham
Messrs F. C. Reed, Mr. Bvwguard, Trading >\ Packing Conqiany and was
A HINT FOR GRANGERS.
Bov and Alfred Mersbon enjoyed a very- gaining rapid headway, threatening the
Mrs WALTER C. BLRCH Prop.
Ce-nprmtl,»n Amon« Farmer« Th«<
pleasant launch ride to Multnomah destruction not only of that place but
Is IliMhly ««eersorul.
also the livery barn of B. W. Emery,
Consul Walter C. Hanna of Hull.
Miss Sadie la* Conipte, of Portland, the warehouse and stores of Dan Metz England, furnishes a rejiort to the state
SUNDAY DINNERS A SPECIALTY
si>ent Saturday and Sunday at E. 1». ger, the large fetal w .rehouse of the G. department on co o|«*ratli>n nmong
BATES II TO r_> PER DAY
He says there
T. Jt P. Company, all of which were im farmers In Denmark
an* over 'Xk» farmers nt Esbjerg who
Rev. C. A. Nutley. of Gresham, was a mediately adjacent to the threaten««! an* member* of a co-operative dairy lo
caller at Corbett last Thursday.
* Gm »s I Cali
cated nt thnt place. These fnrmers are
All of the inside of the engine house the owner* of 1..’MM» cows. A small
Ralph Harris lias returned to his
was a blaze of tire which was rapidly quantity of the milk Is retailed In the
home near l»ayton, after s|>emling a few
gaining on the inside of the mill ami town where th* business Is located, hut
weeks at Corbett. Ralph ix|»-«t» to
warehouse adjoining. Here was where the great bulk Is made Into butter mid
resume his studies at the
the chemical engine did its ls*st work. ex|s>rted to Englund. There Is also In
Jewell College, Liberty, Mo. als>ut
i Windows were knocked in and the hose operation n co-operatlv» butter nml
passed through. Louis Weinhard, an egg assoclutlou, with headquarters at
ex-firetigl>ter of Portland, now tunning the same town This society bus tlfty
separate creameries scattered over dif
a saloon in Gresham, happened to be ferent parts of the north und west of
present and took charge of the business Denmark, where th«* butter is made,
Work will soon lie commenced on the end of the Imse. Dragging a li<s>k lad- then sent on to headquarters to lie
new road to Boring.
' der into the building he run it into blended and mad«* of uniform «piallty
A son was recently born to Mr. and what ap|s*are«i to lie the heart of the liefore exportation. The memliersblp
tire, and there ascended, hose in band, embraces 80.000 fanners, mid the as
Mrs. A. D. Edwards.
turned it loose. Ils work in smoth sociation k I i I im « 4,< mm ».< m > i > pounds of but
John Williams was here recently on a
ter annually. Eggs for the egg depart
ering the tire was soon apparent.
re business trip.
ment are shipped In weekly, each egg
In the meantime the I m . vm , under tire tieing stamped with the name of the
direction of Ex-tire Chief Roy Gibbs, producer, th«* district and th** «late, so
had the scaling ladders iri place, ami a thnt any tmd eggs-csn I»* trace«! direct
<>l buckets rapidly playing on the ly to the producer. When prices are
Miss Kittie l»ng returned to Gold*
low. Immense quantities of eggs are
after visiting her mother als«ut three tire through holes chop|a-d in the roof
preserv«-d In huge vats of linn* and wa
played a prominent part in putting out ter. with an air tight covering of wa
Mr. ami Mrs. J. B. Lenta pre visiting
ter glass. When prle«*n advance, thirse
Carries a full line of Horne made
fire la-tween the joints. The tire was
are gradually released. The average
at their farm for a w bile.
Bread, Pies, Cakes.
therefore under control ami ir.-i le of receipts of this society are nlsiut $2,-
Little Wilier Altman met with a thirty minutes from the time the first
750.000. It linn ls*en established only
Cookies. Doughnuts etc.
serious accident. He caught hi* band alarm sounded was entirely out.
ten years and Is still growing.
in the pully of the hay fork.
It was indeed fortunate that the tire
The Mantle of Itobert F.mmet.
E. I). Hamilton had the misfortune occurred just a- it did. A large num
MRS. CHAS. JOHNSON
From the uncertainties of the recent
to lose one of his horses last Saturday ber of men were in town, water was elector.-il struggle In Great Britain the
Main Street GRESHAM. ORE.
plentiful, ami everything worked very Irish lender, John Re«linoiid, emerges
smoothly. In the absence of an ad buoyantly reiterating thnt Ills ultimate
equate water ami lire system nothing pttrpos«* Is the complete lud«*|>endence
A. P. Hill, of Portland, is spending a better could have been 1»,light than the of Ireland. He says that In essence
chemical engine. While |7Kl ap|s-ared the national Irish movement of toduy
few days fishing at Springhill farm.
a big price to ]ray for it, it has certainly Is exactly what it wiim when It swept
While Mr. Vetch's cream wagon was
LEADING HOTEL IN TKOCTDALE
demonstrated that ks use in this fire the brave Emmet to the gallows
going dow n hill near the E. G. Rickert I
alone has saved the business district of lledmond doesn’t talk tight now. lie
place last Monday a can of cream upset I
the town. Especially when it is con la too cautious mid politic. "We are
ROOMS AND BOARD
and spilled. That is another way to
sidered that owing to the enormous tire working along |s*aceful lines,” In* says
COMMERCIAL TRADE SOLICITED
lav the dust.
insurance rates charged there was but "because ili**y are th«* only meuna ut
Miss A. Hanson, of Portland, is visit very little insurance carried.
ing her cousin, Mrs. F. G. Rickert.
The tire bell has also proved it-worth,
Mr. Ite«lnior>d Is the type of patriot
Louis Helming Prop.
H. B. Perkins, of Carlie, Wash., while fts first wild clang was heard miles leader thnt the race of Enn.iet would
working in the hay field liecamc over away, and as it continued to |~>ur out not I*«* expected to produce only n cen
heated last Sunday ami was unable to its warning of fire farmers living near tury after the tragedy of Dublin east!«*
hurriedly started for Gresham to help The nution nursed Implaciible lintr«sl of
go U> work Monday morning.
tile executors of their Idol. He In not
Valentine Gebhardt and Al Graff light the fire if necessary.
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Impulsive mid I h i «•«•ognlzed by bin op
each bought a new team of Sam. Strebin
to use in tie hailing from Haffs mill to
The Japanese minister of war should ponents as the "one Irlshinnn In par
haie remernliererl the fate of the hearer liament who knows how to hold bin
Mr. John Gandy returned lately from of bad news before telling Ills coun tongue.” He also knows how to bide
try’s new ally, England, that Its tight- bls time, for, while loyal to the Idea that
his homestead in Washington.
"armed rebellion would be ii duty to
Fd Woolridge was seen in the neigh Ing machine is rusty. If not rotten.
day In Ireland <lid a reasonable* elinnce
Sil. borhood the other evening. When does
A Live Gran*«.
of success exist,” lie applies himself to
KAtf it come off Edd?
Jonesboro grunge of Maine recently
the tactics of the adroit diplomat. Ills
and Mrs. T. L. Evans returned received seventy applications for mem
29 last Mr. Sunday
weapons are courtesy, tact and good
evening from a two day's
taste. Observers declare that bemuse
stay in Portland where they took in
lie Is so forceful, so skilled In lending
men, such a ninster of the practice and
Mrs. L. IL Rickert, who has been
Fairview Ledge No. *.*2, A. F. anil A. procedure of the house of commons
staying with her daughter in Seattle for M.t meets tin* first Saturday on or lie- and ho exquisite nt persuasion it will
the past two months, has returned fore every full moon, at Troutdale, Or. bo n<*.xt to In.possible for the lord»
Two i&c Package«, 25c. Ihp largest
Cline. Cleveland is worshipful master and th commons to laitlle lilsdcteruiina-
and beat packagi* _or
f- th»* Imst money,
If your froeer does not »ell It. send
The hay crop has been extra heavy ml G. N. Reynold« s • ret try.
tlon to have home rule for Ireland as It
us his name and stamps f«»r a tut <*k/un
here this year. The grain and “apod”
Is spelled In the lx>g and hedg«* and not
ie for Free Booklet
Contai ni n p
Receipts for All Our Proti uctw.
after the programme made up at Weak
crop also promises a heavy yield.
Latourell Falls is to have a saloon, minster palace.
The Portland flouring Mills Co.
Haying is nearly over here and grain
Latourell having circulated a
224 Stark St., Portland, Ore.
petition to that effect this week-
''more help more help.”
♦ ♦ THE GRESHAM HOTEL :
B. W. EMERY
. - O
lake the Gresham. Sandy Stage < >
Work lina I h ,«* ii renuimsl on tlie a«'«'-
tioIl of tin* O. W. I*, line which imi»
through Fnirv icn. At pivscnl the cn-w
is «<ngiigv«l in joining the fills over the
eounly road. It wa» found max*»smy t««
change th«* channel of tin* creek
A wry very delightful l»«nting |>artv
was given Thursday evening on the
Columbia slough. Th«»* present were;
Miss Itae Zimmerman, Mi»» .Irani«* Me-
Gnu, Lini*, and Filari Stone.
Win. B'versmid E. Smith retain«'1!
the last of tin- week after u binine»« titp
in J- u»lcrn < >reg**n.
Mis Lee Sim« nini I'lilhlren, <•( One
onta, were rinvili guest» of Mr». II. M.
1 |>lei sunt alleriioon wa»»|»-tit by th«
Igklien Ss-iety of the Smith Memorial
Church, Thurudav niterii<s>ii, nt the
residence i>( Mrs. John Townsend, The
usual buri liens of the society kept tin*
nienila-rn busy,after which refreshments
II. Duielev, of Walla Wulla, M
recent Fairvi« w visitor.
. II. Hurlburt of the <». W I* I'*..
has Is-en out inspecting the new «•xt«*n-
»ion from Cislarvillv t>> Troutdale.
Dr. F. A. Viiiieiit mid wife, of Salt
Like City, » ho has la-ell visiting Wm.
Townsend an«l wife, left last week for
Mrs. J. II. Stapleton wa» n gu«*»t of
li«-r, «laiighti-r Mistico. Watets in I'oit
Wm. Stom* was a recent I’ortlmi*!
Mr» J. T. Stillion and i-liiklren have
re iirne«l from Portland where they
were \ i-iting Mr«. F D. Burdette.
A can ping puity consisting of J.
Ernia mi<l family, B. II. Ilownimi
wife, and F. T. Scott ami family
Tue« lay morning for the Tillmii
country, They expect to Is* gone
Th«* Fairview laics, who have ls-<*n
sorting cherries at the Webb farm,
•-oinph-te<l their job Wednesday. Some
of tl»«- sorters «armai l»*tt«*r wage» there
than «ere paid in tin* harvest tiekls.
The Scuudal of liyrou'a Home.
Mountain Seniry In Oregon
SPEND A OAT FISHING
Sumiy mid tributary (l
LOTS OF FISH AND SHADE. ICE
COLO WATER MOUNTAINAIR
Leaies Gre»liani nt a 4.1 a. in.
«■very «lav except Hundiiy re
turning nt 4 p. tn.
D. S. JOHNSON. Prop.
Gresham Restaurant :
Meals At All flours
I loin«* ('«Hiking, with th«’ kiiul <»(
COFFEE MOTHER USED TO MAKE
Ice Creitti. ContechMirj »nd Soil Dtinki
Givo LI» a trial
W. L. Van Houten
W. F. G RUER,
Steam Wood Saw
WILL MAKE TRIP To AVY
CALITY Ft >R 2U C<»ICI».
Almost forty year* ago Harriet
Beeclier Stowe emu«« to the defense of TROUTDALE,
luidy Ityrou, wife of tin* poet, in ordei
to vindicate her from th«* charge of hav
ing polson««l her husbmid'« life In soin*
way un«l broken up hln home. She left
bls lioti«e after n few year* of uinrrhsl
life, mi l tie aoon nlsindoimd England
to meet hl» d««nth III Gr*e«-e. No recon
dilation took pla<<>. Mr». Stowe wrote
T raoc M irk »
a magizln«* article and later n Ixiok.
O csion *
both «-(Torts Is-ltig severely d<*uounc««l
Anyone «ending a »Neteh and
^ulrklf aMMrtain ottf chhdhhi free whathnr an
by the Bryon partisan» m unwurrauted
Invivntiort la f»r<>habir f»rat•»•»<«♦»»!** « <»mntunira
tlnn* «trlrt 1» ra«nn<Jatitlai HANDBOOK « mi 1‘aTattt«
attack» upon the poet'» moral vhttrac*
lent fra« •»!•<•*•« aganry for aartiring |»atant*.
I'atante tatan through Munn A < •». racalva
ill < haf..« II. tllrt
Recently th«*r«* baa ap|H*nr«sl In Enf*
In ml ii Issik written by Izird Byron'«
A handa.wnaly _
waatly _ l.srvMt err-
grandson. Ixird Lovelace, th<> non of
rti I at Ion of ai tny »«ieri!in<- l*.urtisi T«rn»«
raar ; four . ruonUM. Il Moki Ujr all
Byron's only clillil. "Ada. fair duugti
ter of my tiouae mid heart.” Mr»
llratK-h riffle« '3b F HU Washington. I). C.
Stow«* gnve what »hi* stnted to I m « Ijuly
Byron’s aid«» of the story, mid laird TIMOTHY BROWNHILL
Lovelace virtually admits the truth of
tills In vindication of the memory of
Attorney - at - Law,
his grandmother, The uew Ixiok Is not
Notary Public ....
for general circulation, only thr«*e cop-
Prin tit-rx in nil (hr Court.» <»i thr Ntato.
les Laving b«s*n printed to reserve ta
the author Ills rights under the copy-
right law of Englmnl. The book*
I «ati« I <
B tib I ih »MM,
brought a high prl«*e, and only on«
Record Office, - - Gresham
found a buyer this aide the water. Th«
publication will I h * certain to revive th«
old scandal, «»pedally nt thin juncture,
Watches and Jewelry
when Byron’s letter» are before the
KEI’AlhINi. A MI‘K IA I.TV
public for tin* first time.
vwu & CoNew York
Julian Hawthorne, who wrote litera
ture once upon a time mid now grind»
out copy for the paper», has lieen In
dulging In "confession»” under the
bending, "Joiininllsm ns the Destroy
er of Literature." Douhtle»» Julian
Uns dlacowred thnt In composing litera
ture one tins to Interrupt the flow of
thought too often to t’lluk of the mcHt»
that go uneaten.
All Wntk (ltiMrantre«1.
For M| m * i I m I HrtriTNltis In U nt< In s, Her
Fred I). Flora,
WATCHMAKER and JI WHIR
191 Morrison St.,
Near l*a|>'» Ke-lniiratil.
just \ v / of the
Cifl NEXT TO NATURI;;
and I. a-t 111 .-«I eve« < N tlx- gimi.l« st I ,
GRANGE LIFE INSURANCE.
A. Dsry and family are vi»iting friend» at that place Thursday. Mr. Pinu was
much rv«|>ected by his associates and
in Portland this weilk.
Mr. mid Mrs. Peter Oman and wife will Is* missed by his many relatives
have returned tc Troutdale from their and friends.
Mrs. I .on Harlow is s|smding her va
honeymoon, where they will l>e at home
to their many friends.
cation at N wport.
Win Powell, Milt Fox, Ralph I rwin
Aaron Fox spent Sunday at Seaaid*
and I.. Harlow are angling for the fes
with his family.
Ford Pelton and family, of Sellwood, live trout in tli<‘ waters of up|s*r Chick
were in Troutdale last Sunday visiting 1 amas and Mt. Jefferson.
The Vnion Meat Co., now owned and
Geo. Coleman eame out from Portland colltrolhsl by Swift A Co. through Sup
to spend Sunday w ith his family.
erinteudent Young, have almoat doubl
Kalsomining, Pi pen ng.
Dr. F. A. Short of tiresham was oil ed the capacity of the plant, and, con
trary to getieral opinion, are now run
our streets last Monday.
11. H AV right made a business trip to ning over time, and in eonsispienre are
having a hard time to keep sutlieii-ul
ice oil hand to properly rare for their
Mrs. Carl Larsson is entertaining her immense stock of meats. The eniei
brother. Chas, laitonrelle. of Latourell geney is being met by shipping the
froaen liquid fronr Portland at the rate
AVni. 1 tell of Sellwood was a guest of of tilsmt a car a day.
S. S. Logan and family last week.
The hay crop is alsait all cared for in
Mrs. A. T. Tiller enjoyed a visit from this territory, and farmers are now cut-
her son. Jay Moore, of Portland last ing their oats and wheat which are
GIST l.ARSOX. Proprietor.
promising the heaviest yield of years.
Carries a Full Line of
Frank Pelton, a resident of this city, j Troutdale merchants are doing a thriv
LIGHT and DRALT.HT HARNESS.
was accidentally killed by a boiler ex ing business. The improvements bring
COLLARS. PAHS, HALTERS.
pl sion at Piedmont yestenlay. I »eceas made by the <». R. A N. Co., the heavy
WHIPS. BRUSHES. COMBS. Etc. ed leaves a wife and three children.
tie trade, and the extra men at the
HARNESS. ROOT and SHOE
Mr Finn, the engineer at the Vnion Vnion Meat Co.’s plant are sending a
REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.
steady stream of gissl money this wav
ALL WORK Gl YRANTEED. Meat Co.’s plant in this city, died at that is heartily appreciated by all con
his residence in Milwaukie last Wednes
day, and was interred in the cemetery cerned.
Whitney & Anderson
Contractors and Builders
FCRMSH ESTIMATES on buildings of all kinds
from the ground up.
I’««* Btiilnl Veil L iiiii I ht only
timi GI AIIAN I'LL SATISFACTION.
AXTTET j T j ,
Contractors and Builders
General Repnlr Work,
!< g . a . xtell
Plans and tjitim-
Pipe Fitting and House-moving on Start Notice
CLEONE P. O., (Fairview), OREGON.