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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 15, 1909)
Mr. Farell, one of Portland's oldest to go about scattering germa of ill-tern-
Mrs Kut«er of (Jib avenue is ill.
coiuiuiMion merchants, dropped dead per. "Sunshine from all amt tor all”
The Mount Scott I. O. O. F. bulge and
| should to our motto.
in hia office on Monday.
the Relw-ksh« w ill hold their joint in-
Mr. and Mrs. Hecht have purchased staHation Friday night, This was post-
Service» in the M E. church were not
held last Sunday a» it was inqioMible to a lot iu North Mount Tabor aud will poned from January Hth. Bad weather
The preventing the Installing officers from
get heat enough for comfort.
build a nine room house at once.
Montavilla must have a fire station, foundation i* well started.
Why? Because we have a big territory
We would call the attention of our
Mrs Pollis-k of Sellwood visited rela-
unprotected. Because it is justly due' suburbanites to the generous aulwcrip- lives here Tuesday afli-rmsm.
us. Because we have schools, churches [ lion offer of The Herald on another
Milo Robbins, a student at Berkley,
and residence property as well as busi- 1 page, including many of our beet m*g*>
with bis mother, visited Mr. and Mia
ness property amounting to nearly a tine*. Tbit offer we are glad to say IHrnall last week. Mr. Robbins is an
million dollars. Our sub-postoffice fur will hold open until January 17th.
old pupil of Mr. DariiaH's.
nish»« seven thousand people with mail sure and give it your attention.
M ih Birdie Drake and Mr. Brum well
service. It looks as though th« time
“The worat in twenty«eix year»*’ and
were married since last writing. Also
had come wheu it is a real necessity, so th«> mercury did not go below 6 above,
Mr». Foster and Mr. Garter.
let our city fathers view this important Oregon »• ’*«* >*’< pl»ve in wbieb to live
Alex Erickeou has a new boy at his
subject from a sensible standpoint and HfIer „u—Mt |eait «e think so.
give it to us at once.
Th(, victoria Girls gave a masquerade home, born Sunday.
One of the greatest of all pleasures is i«|| on Wednesday evening.
reading good hooka.
A Telnpenmce R.H,
heM „ lhf
Prof. Rasmus, manager of the West-
ern AAdemy of Music, and Miss Minnie
Bode, the elocution teacher al the acad
emy, were married recently. Both are
quite talented, the bride being alao a
writer. We trust a bright and bappy
future awaits them.
Advent church on Tnenday evening.
The young folks have had a fine time
, coasting on Jonesmore Hill, in spite of
J the cold weather
No accidents have
been reported yet.
Get your camera and take a snap-shot
of the big snow drifts. Many are alsive
Mr. and Mrs H. S. Chessman will
' the fence lope.
build a borne iu the mar future at Mt.
Our school opened on Monday noon
after being closed for several days on
Ill temper is the chief of crimes. It
account of the cold weather.
is contagious' No person has a right
The plumber will tie the busiest man
‘ in the Villa for the next month. Yes,
1 don’t think the work can lie done in a
month, lor there are frozen water-pipes
in every house.
Wanted, For Sale, Lost, Noah Kesterson listens fondly to the
, cooing accents of a «trapping big bov
these days and allows the snow an<l
All local advertisements are run under this
head at the rate of ONE < ENT A WORD FIRST wind to bother him not at all.
be and earlv Tuesdav, January 4. a bov ar-
made on 15 to Ju words for lucents: A) to .*>
words for 15 cents: A) to Au words for 3u cents. 1 rived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kest
No ad. published for less than 15 cents.
Cash in advance «xcept to regular advertisers. erson and at latest account all were
If you have anythin* to sell, or wish to buy doing nicely.
anything, or have loal anything
" WANT AD.” in this column. The results will
aurprtse you. Cash or postage stamps.
Poland-Chin*. Pnxe boar in service.
Webb Farm. Phone 158.
FOR SALE — Seven White Full
Blooded Leghorn Cockerels.
Rodlun, Route 4, Gresham. $1 up. (4
FRESH COWS For Sale.
N. Clanahau. Division st.. Greenam.
LOST — Coal black mare. wt. S50;
split in right ear. Probably west of
Gresham. 1202 E. Salmon. Portland.
G. A. L. Winters.
FOR"SALE—Team of mulea. young,
well broken. Chas. Cleveland, Gresh
—Fl >R SALE—
1 Young Team large draft horses.
1 3-yr. old high-grade Brown Swiss Bull.
Sired by register»«! bull. Motlier has
good butter reconi.
Mrs. James A. Wilson, Gresh
am, Routed, near Union School. 3
FoR SALE — S. C. Brown Leghorn
Cockerel*, Prize-winning <tock. E. J
Gradin, phone 325, Gresham.
FOR SALE — 1 2i<0-egg size Peerlere
Incubator, appliances for making two
300-chick size Brooters with full instnic-
tiona how to build tla-m, and a counter
platform -sale.—all for *22.90. Apply
W. Fairbank, Evergreen Park. Lent«. (4
Highest price paid for fresh cows
Zurtiueh Bros., Lenta. Ore.
DON’T FORGET the Special Holi
day offer extended to Herald friends
is good only till January 10.
At Straus Lumber Company's Mill,
east of Kelso.
Lum tier of all sort».
Frame, Siding, Flooring, at Bargain
rates. Call or write for prices.
Straus Lumber Co.. Boring, Ore.
FOR SALE—Sure Hatch incubator,
brooder, lamps etc. Box 45, Lenta, Or.
top course should lie about three Inches
thick after rolling.
Usually a gravel road does not be
come firm and hard until after a con
siderable time, during which It needs
constant attention. Each year, how
ever, the roadtod tocomes firmer and
ultimately nearly aa solid as macadam.
PLOWING AND DRAGGING.
FOR SALE — Two lots, 4-room cot
tage, furnished. All kinds of bearing
fruit. Two blocks from schoolhouse
♦B75. F. A. Zimmerman, Troutdale, Or.
System Will Sava Tims and Trouble In
FOK SALE— 10 to 100 good breeding
ewee. T. R. Howitt
Co., Grenham. -
FOR BALE —Incubator, brooders
lamps, etc. Address box 45 Lente, Ore.
CORDWOOD, FOR SALE
Delivered in Gresham, Troutdale and
livery. Phone or write Frank Gustaf
son, Gresham, Route 5. Phone >!». [13
is printed for folks who want to
keep up to date on big things,
and who don’t want to be bored
to death while they’re at it.
chinks are filled
good stories, good
and good humor.
Read the publishers’ talk
month, and you’ll
where we stand.
roi the fa A hwou
—FOR SALE BY—
THE GRESHAM DRUG
sirownto wow OTiAvar, is boon narosmn
AT FOOT or A HILI. WHKM PLACKD ON
the road liefore the gravel Is placed
upon It considerable Improvement may
lie made on almost any of the roada
where gravel Is obtainable, as It makes
an even, hard and firm roadbed when
supportml by proper foundation*. An
example of the I setter conatrurted
gravel roads ia that extending from
.Marlboro to Washington, which waa
built originally aa a toll road.
An economical form of conatructlon
1« to use the gravel as a support for a
macadam surface where the travel over
any particular thoroughfare would
warrant such an Improvement. The
crown or transverse slope of a road
should only be sufficient to carry the
surface water to the gutters. On dirt
roads where ruts are easily formed
the slope needs to lie more than on a
macadamized surface, but never suffi
cient to cause Inconvenience to travel.
One inch to the foot or seven and a
the taslv was taken to Salem tor burial
Mr. and Mrs, Floyd Bolster hav* a
little baby girl al their hume, «orne two
week« old. Mrs. Bolster was lormeriy
Mise Alta Heath.
When you want Hood Roasts, Juicy Steaks,
Finest Hams mid Hu con, remember we have them.
All. KINDS OI mi'll S AND VI <11.1 Alti.I S IN SliASON
I. R. Howitt & Co.
F. W. FIELDHOUSE
JI WELIiR and OPTICIAN
Di«tril>utiug Station fur-
III CEHTUfiY. EREMO MO HIWlirE
AT CITY PRICES
.STATIONERY OF AIL KINDS
the ordinary diagonal dragging
Twelve men were at the head «orba
plain Dutch fashion Is shown In the this week inspecting the plant
diagram. Commence by "atriklng out” thought that considerable damage has
i from A to B
Turn to the right and been done by the snow and ice.
go back on the left aide of finit track
till you reach eilge of ll<-1.1 near A.
Drive acnsw the first track and back
on the <ip|io«ilte side to the other end.
Cross over and back on opposite side
Continue crossing over at each end
Inside your last track and outside th»
Inst track along Hie sides. When half '* I’hune I4X
Gresham, Ore. J
done the piece will l<«>k like the first
dlagmin. and the next trip would 1«
from C to D. to E. to F. to C. When
done the last <rlp would t>e from G to
II. and the pl«n-e will bare Is-cn drag
ged twice diagonally In opposite direc
; tions. This works well on pli«-«*« that
J. I:. Metzger. Prop.
are nearly square or not more than
W>- ar>- pn (wired to
twice as long as wide. Of late, said
cut all kinds id
one who tod tried this system, we
wood on «bort no
have found thnt It Is i-ionomy In plow
ing. cultivating, etc . to make our lands
ns long ns |HM«ll>le. Ou these Dutch
WOOD FOR SALE
dragging did not work as well, as It
was too near lengthwise the furrows.
For SADDLES, HARNESS and ALL
mi we hit upon what we call “crazy
Dutch.’* shown In the aecoiNl dln-rnm
We “strike out" zigzag «crow the
All Klnda Kr|>«trhig quickly done.
piece two or three or mure Hines, ac
OUST LARSON. Prop.. Gresham
to Its length compared to
Don't forget the "Want Ada" on page g,
width. The diagram shows three times
—viz. from A to B.toC.to D. Turn to the
right and go back on left to first track
to C and drive across It. Go on right
side to B, then up left side to A. Cross
over and lan k on left side of B. Drive
straight across the first two tracks,
turn to the left nod go on right aide to
:: Expressing, Draying "”T i
: Livery .Feed & Sale Stable :
THE EASTWOOD NURSERIES
Gresham Harness Shop
PORTLAND RAILWAY LIGHT & POWER CO.
▼ AKlATiOini ON DUTCH FASHION.
C. where you will cross the two tracks
again, and go on left able to D. Al
ways go straight ahead till you get to
the edge of the field liefore you make a
When half done It will look like the
picture, and the next trip would Im
t on ■ to r. <;. ii . i i. k . i i . Wkm
done the last trip will Im from M to N,
<». I’. This look« complicated. lint It
Isn’t half as hard to do it ns It 1« to
tell a tout It. At least It seems that way
to me just now. In striking out we
never measure a piece, but guess at the
angles. However, the truer you get It
«truck out the belter It works out In
In plowing alm to have the plow
clean and free from rust, so It will
scour at the start, Couple the horaen
closer to the plow than to a wagon.
Bee that the clevis In adjuated no it In
in a direct line and cause« the plow to
go the proper depth, Take pa Ina to
have a steady, even pulling team, See
that the harness fits just right and
Eaatarn Poultry Planta.
everything Is in order. For plowing
Leghorna, Minorcan and Rhode Island
level make narrow lands and con
Reda are used on the egg farm, Light
sequently more di-ad furrows. Go to
Itrnhrnaa and Plymouth Rocks on the
the side of the field and step off the
rooster and capon planta, while the
broiler and combination planta uno
Plymouth Rocks, Wynndcttes or Rhode
Inland Reds -Oacar Elf.
rauulred distance at each end and placa
Mi«» Franere Richmond, teacher of
the third grade in our schools, I« very
■i<k at her home, threatened with pneu
In her absence Mu*» Shinn bns
charge of her eia««.
The attendance at m-lnail is nut up to
standard. Maliy still remain out, but
The following letters remain uncallisl
they should realise that this la near the for at the Greehani posloffice Jan. It
end of the winter term and many fail They will tie sent to the Itoid l.ettvr
ure« msv follow mile»« they are in Office Jan ‘JS.
«elmo! (oribe next ten days The port-
Eureka Slone Co. (Ill letters)
able building on the school grounds had
Emma Jensen, pkge
to la- «liando-ted this week.
I’lea«» >sy advcrliMsl when claiming
A numla-rol |s«>ple are inconvenien
Harold O Palmer, the infant «on <>( cia! the«» day» by the waler pipes free»-
Mr. and Mrs. aimer, died Tuesday and ing. Well« are again a blessing.
of Tmtthlslc i*
vittilioic her tuolhvr. Mr*. G l«*h»urrll.
half Incboa on a fifteen find road will a pole upright nt cnch cud nml at th»
Th* w«»rk <»n the trlrpholir line Im*
tie found about right. A good macadam end op|HMlte to the one wberv you
*top|w*t| on accoUht of the wrsllier
road doe« not ordinarily need m > much cointucucv plowing
crown, depending on the grade.. On pole farther on. Iliilug It tip »Illi th»
Hebool hti* Itrvn vlo*««<| owing to the
grade« up to and Including four feet end pole«. Step off the same dlstnnc« ba<l weather.
per hundred one half Inch to the foot at each #nd that you do at the »idea,
Leroy RmUord who hsa l»eeii employ
Is sufficient; from four to and Includ so the land »III In* the right propor
State* Telephone Co.,
ing six feet per hundred thrra-qtutrtera tion. Start the plow ami keep the two ed by the
of an Inch should la* allowed. A trans- end (Mile» In line betw«*en the horses’ i* Ntsying *t the home of Mr*. Ix>rd.
verse slope of more than one Inch per heeds, and get a st might f urn »w to
foot gives too much list to a wagou start with All that is now uewMsary
when at one able. The advantage of as Is to keep the tack furrow straight
fiat a roml as possible Is the lessening with the other. and after that keep
Ml«« l.uella Radford baa returned
of the tendency tor the travel to keep the horse In the furrow, and turn the from Gresham after a visit witli Mrs.
to the center of the n>nd and the con soil In «ven lay«», slightly hqqilug Winters.
sequent avoidance of tiie formation of over, leaving no .apace between them
Sunday «. bool is «till held in the Bap-
ruts and a horse |>ath.
Aa soon as a laud Is finished harrow
There are many counties In Mary and drag It tofore commencing anoth liat vliurcli Sunday morning but Christ
land where gravel of excellent quality er field
If using two teams, the first ian Endeavor baa been discontinued fur
la abundant nud where at the same one to finlifit uses the harrow and drag. a lime.
time there la very little stone that la- This reals the team by a change. This
Misses Florence and Rosie Beers gave
fit for road construction. The gravel, ineth-st | hiis the land In fine condition
a party at th» borne of Mr. and Mra.
however, properly applied will make aud saves much future work, a« fresh
J. <>. Dickers tn their honor.
moat excellent roads, far superior to ly plow ill land works much ts-tter
Mr. lludMin mail» a trip to Troutdale
any earth road. and. while not possess than where an entire field la plowed
ing the wearing qualities of hard, bro liefore dragging or harrowing
the latter )«rl of this week tn spile of
ken stone, will aunwer sufficiently well
Dragging ''Dutch faahlon” may to the snow, going afoot.
for those country roads that have com new to some and prove of value. Its
Newton lledin returned from Port
paratively light traffic. On roads hav advantages are that It drags neither
land, where be has I hh - u for a lew days
Ing very heavy traffic It will tie found lengthwise nor «quare serosa the fur
In the long run to tie cheaper even at rows and makes easier corners than with relatives and friends.
The mill of the Brown Lumber Co.
has been forced to suspend operations a very much greater first coat to use a
until after the storm.
macadam conatructlon owing to the
rapid wearing of the gravel road under
such circumstances and the conse
quently large ex|iense for maintenance
A good gravel can always be told
when Inspected, as It stands lu place
In the pit. Whenever It is hard and
compact In the bank and requires the
How the Material Should Be Ap tise of the pick to loosen It. It will form
a hunt and compact road
plied and Selected.
which contains a small nmount of fer
ruginous <.luy and has angular, rough
fragments of stone Is th«- best that can
UNDERDRAINING IMPORTANT. lie obtained. Gravel mixed with sand
or composed of smooth. rounded frag
inents of stone does not compact ami
With Proper Grading, Gravel Rightly
form a hard, smooth road surface aud
Used Will Make Most Excellent is of little use except for general Ull
Highways—The Advantage of a Flat Ing. To get the twst results from gravel
which is formed of various sized frag
meats it should be screened, all pieces
Even where gravel employed has
two Inches in size being throw ii to one
been applied in road construction In side There are found in many places
Maryland owing to its method of appli gravel deposits which contain few
cation the roads do not always main fragments over two Inches. Such grav
tain tbelr form as they should In wet el doos not need to Is* screened, but
weather. This fault is not usually due could lie spread uf«m the road directly
to the material employed so much as to from the pit unless too sandy.
The two Inch gravel Is spread upon
an entire lack of proper grading and
underdraining, Merely to throw nome the roadbed to mu ll a depth that when
gravel over a wet or apongy place rolled It will have a thickness of three
without raising the level of the road to four Inches. Over this first course
bed or making any provision for the Is spread the second course, composed
drawing off of the water ran never of the smaller gravel, with fragments
make a road which will not cut through one ln<h or less In size. The second
and become muddy whenever the frost course la treated similarly to the Jrrt
comes out of the ground. The water TI k rolling Is continued until any de
sinks through the gravel covering Into pressions cease to be formed. When
the clayey foundation and renders the ever depressions are noticed during the
latter yielding to the overlying road, rolling materials should Immediately
which pushes the wheels through the be spread upon au<-h places and the
gravel into the clay or if the covering rolling continued until the surface la
Is thin causes the clay to be pushed up brought up to true grade. The gravel
between the pebbles.
should not t>e dry when rolled. If fur
With proper attention toward grad nished dry. It may 1« sprinkled or the
ing. underdralnlng and the shaping of rolling put off until after a rain. The
CHOICE DAIRY LANDS. We have
son e choice dairy lands in Lincoln
county at very low figure. Come in and
get further information from us H. .M.
Chitwood, Real Estate Office,
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Joseph Galatian 1« featured aa the
ftevll In one of the Savage companies.
Harry Woodruff 1« to appear In
vaudeville In a sketch called "A Bit of
It In sold thnt "Paid In Full” failed Mkit'TtiALK Lv A 15
to plense the f-ondon public, although Eslrvl.w
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It did the critics.
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LINNKNANN Ar a a>
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A. Baldwin Sloane has written a
a lially K>c«pt Smutay.
A- ** Sfuri-« In Roman. P. M S«um lu black.
one act musical «ketch on bridge whist
for Dorothy Tennant.
For Oregon City, Canemah Park and way point«, change can at Golf
Richard Golden 1« appearing In a Junction.
comedy called "The Old Finn" at ths
For Lenta, Mt. Bcott and east side point«, change can at Lenta Junction.
Queen’s theater, London.
General Office«, First and Alder HU., P osti . asd , Oaaoos.