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GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH CO., OREOON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1909
GAtofl WeddliM (debrated.
PLANT MORE CHERRIES
Mr and Mrs. Harvey Wayldll, both
residents of thia section, eele-
INSTEAD 0f POTATOES | | old-time
braird I list r golden wedding nn Matur-
GRESHAM LOCAL AND PERSONAL
NEWS AND DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD
Death of John H. Johnsofl.
AT FARMERS* INSTITUTE
John Henry Johnson of Grays Crone-
Ing, Lents, passed away Tuesday, Feb.
23d, at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
i day, February 3».
About 3U frlwods
He bad been in poor health tor about
and relalivse gathered at their borne,
two months but was taken to the hos Held at Sandy Under the Aus
The High Price Our Cherries ’ each
bringing a well fillet! basket.
At Interesting Paragraphs Picked Up Here and There About Town pital only last Monday. The cause of
' noon a bounteous feast was t|>reed and
Bring in Eastern Markets
pices of the Firwood Im
death was not definitely determined.
Reciting the Events of the Week in Growing Gresham.
heartily partaken <>f. Io the afternoon
The dect assei was 41 years of age and j
I game« am! music were enjoyed.
- native tlregooian.
leaves a wife
pioneer« had gatbere<l to celebrate the
Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Osllinw ami son, I is in this country representing some of and three children, beside hie father,
Tbe first Farmers’ Institute ever held
Wbich is tbe more profitable crop, ! event ami many exciting adventure« Frrelln, ol Kiahlle, Oregon, are visiting its interests. His account of bis experi S. B. Johnson of Gresham, and two
this part of tbe country closed at
potatoes or cherries? The answer is, and tales were told ot the pioneer life in Mr. ami Mr«, t'larem-e Cathey ami ence« a« a »oldlor and cilixeu was most brothers, Wm H. Johnson of Salem and
Ed Johnson of < ¡realism and a sister. Sandy Monday night at 10 o'clock. The
Miss Clara Webb, manager Oregon and the perilous trip across tbe others in this vicinity.
W. S, Griffiths was aeriously hurt Mrs. Pinkley of Damascus.
W. II, l*oe of Hoquiam, Washington,
morning session commenced at 10 a. tn.
of tbe renown Webb Farm, tluds the
Mr. ami Mrs. Waybill mere married is spending a few days this week with | Tuesday by a chain slipping from a log
The funeral was held on Thursday After Dr. Jas. Witbycombe made a few
growing <•( Lambert cherries so j«rofit-
j ami striking him in the face.
He waa afternoon under the auspices of Evening
la 1WK> ami to them five dhlldren, lour lais brother-in-law. Jeaase Bc'iieu.
preliminary remarks, Prof. C. F.. Brad
able Hist she Is setting out lo more ! of whom are living
They are: Mrs.
recovering on Wednesday from a badly star Grange and interment was at Mult
N. M. Campbell ot l^nta was looking
ley, chemist of tlie Agricultural college,
i bruise«! cheek.
acres of tbe same variety. Tbe new I Mrs. J. H. Knight ot Washington,
over this part of thecminty Wednesday. |
gave very interesting arui practically in
orchard will contain *»' trees, as com Mrs, Sarah Wheeler, Mrs. Lnolnda He is looking for a suitable location and
R. It. Carlson lielieves in patronising
structive talk on tbe chemical exhaus-
Wheeler, ami hlsven Waybill of this
homo ««■■titution». He has recently bail
may locate here.
pared to the old one which has 120» In
:;on'and conservation of the soil. Amtt-
A Sad Accident.
place, all of whom were present, as
marl« in Gresham a very handsome ami
ed by some very valuable charts tbe
the same number ol acres. —
The Gresham Concert Band now I
' were also all of their gramldlillaren.
<:«eful covered casket wagon which will
laut summer the cherry crop from
meets in Kegner's Hall for retiesrsals
! shocked to bear of hie accidental death professor «bowel very clearly tlx- con
Thev are pioneers bare, having croeeeil
i fill a long fell waul in connection with
stant drain on the food elementa of the
tlie Webb orchard amounted to to bins.
ftl’tead of MeUger’s hail.
, on Thursday morning while engaged in
the plains In 1HH3.
In Irtt5 they took
soil by various plants ami gave some
The bulk of tliis was hauled to Portland
up a homeatca«! near Pleasant Home
Mi« Harriet Alexander »pent a few
suggestions about restoring tbe ele
about 2S> tons a day being sent in dur
He was struck by a pinch bar wbich
where they have made thi-ir home ever the Kandv Valley amuntry in the inter
J^»'w¡th the home folks here ami re-
About 75 people were
ing tlie picking season ot three weeks.
ests ol The Herald this week.
I pierced his body and caused imgatii
tqrued to her school work at Tbe Dalles
However a eonaiderable quantity of
Mr. Waybill is now 74 years of age, in
lants & Metsger's new meat market
etfly tliis week.
In tbe afternoon Mr. Wm. Hchulmer-
cherries were shipped to New York
well and favorably known io the com-
' gom] health ami as »|>ry and active as a was ojaeussl for business Tuesday. Thai
wtiers 4tk- per pound waa realised, the
John C. Herne 11 from Brainerd, Minn., I munity and bis loss will be keenly felt, ick of Hillsboro told of his experience
person ol 50.
Mrs. Waybill is 0B years arrangement is something new but very
in dairying. His talk was very instruct
express charges under refrigerai ion be
has rente«! tlie Regner bldg, on Powell
lie leaves some property but nothing
of age, but In »pita of her rears, she neat anal nobby.
ing only Bic per pound.
street, and he and his two eons will put ' is known as to his relatives. Funeral ive and was highly appreciate,I by tbe
does all her own work ami cooking. All
farmers. One very important fact that
T. R. Howitt A Co. are erecting an- in • complete stock of hardware and
The profit raalised from thia 10 acre»
arrangements have not yet been made.
whn know her, think of her as a jolly, oilier arlditton U> their building, adjoin- implements sometime in April.
was brought out was the important
of cherrtes is greater than that from all
goml natured woman who never wears
ing tMr now meat market, to be used Hessell has been in the implement busi-
feeding value of kale as a forage crop,
U m crops ol any twu or three ol the ad
a frown or »peaks a cross word.
Positive promisee are made that Port containing 24 per cent protien, about
as s fn-«l »tore.
jor 35 years and know» it from top
joining farms put together, and yet
Alter wishing them many more re-
land and Eugene are to be connected by double that of carrots, turnips or ruta
there are large tracia ot land in thia auc
Mrs. M. B. Parounagian will give a to bottom and know» what ths people
tarn» ol the day, tbe guests ds|«arted
trolley just as soon
men and money bagas.
Geo. Wolfe of Firwood tnM of
tion of the county pist as well suited to
10 cent tea at her hum« on Powell street want.
fur their hdmes at a late hour.
can do the work.
his rise from a farmer in the unbfoken
the raising ol cherries as the Webb
on Wednesday afternoon. March 3
Prof. C. C. Raker, who was detained
i forest to the prosperous dairyman and
for the lienefit of the I Julies' aid society at Salem for a few days on account .of
It is impossible to flooil the market I
said his cows were bringing bim about
of tbe M E. church. All are invited.
the serious illness of his baby, was at
with first-class cherries
♦Hi a year.
Mr. Wolfe waa tbe first to
Mias Blam-h Ro«» of Sellwood visited his post on Thursday. Tho child is now
says that »he wants largrr «piantities so >
introduce the cream separator into that
tier parents. Mr. ami Mr«. D. C. Row improving.
that die can ship them beck to New !•
vicinity and his success is generally
The Gresham Real Estate Co. has
York and seours fancy -trices biia h.
credited to bis practical business meth
received several letters ot commenda- |
ods applied to farming.
Wm. Potter to Goo. Kinney.
lion troni New York reetdenu who have Teams Begin Training for One Mr«. W. A. Roberts and Mrs. J. F.
. A. C. Milliron rendered a capital reci-
Becker of Portland over Sunday.
E. E. Chipman haa purchased the
sampled her cherries, and the same
i tation relative to dairy profits and the
of Most Promising Seasons
For Road Improvement
The Old Folk's Pedro flub met at N. L. Smith residence adjoining the
people and noi» like them, are more
Firwood Glee Club gave a selection.
the home of Alva Hevef on Tuesday. fair grounds ami will move into it.
than reedy to buy all that »he can ship
in the Valley
Prof. C. I. Lewis gave a practical talk
and |iay a large price just because Uie
The Gresham branch library, which
on the selection, planting, cultivation
made tbe highest score.
cherries are about "the nicest they have
was closed eight days on account of sick
and other details preparatory to tbe
The baseball season is airawing near,
Mr». A. C. Browning and Mrs Laura ness, was reojiened last Saturday, Dur-1 To the croaker or the habitual kicker marketing of our orchard products.
One Irei» like remarking to some of
Barmw are very much shucked over the ing the afternoon ami evening 85 books it would have been a body blow to have
The evening «eeeiun was preceeded by
haU." "rotten,” "throw him out,"
tbe lai mera ol tins section whu have »4,
new« ol the smblcn ami sad death of and magaaines were issued and there attendM the meeting of tbe Pleasant a literary and musical program. Tbe
pretty work," etc., will rend the air
suitable cherry orchard land, but who
Ralph Walkenshaw, a relative of theirs I was an attendance of H.H. This shows Valley Push Club on Wednesday even Firwood glee club furnishing the music
are prune to plant tlie same ohi crops and all the countryside will yield to the who recently visited them here.
ing and witnessed the enthusiasm dis an J addresses aere made by Ed Bruns.
that the library is appreciated.
and who are afraid to make innovations fervor anal excitement ot the national
Several big real estate deals have pf«vw* on the subject of good roads.
Next Sunday will tie Itayman's day at
Frank McGugin ami E. Coalman. A
into more favorable fields, "wake up game, for tlae season promisee to be an the Methodist church. Sjieeial sveokers transpired
*n **te absence of President Sager,
during the week, _____
the j largest
paper on "Home Making” was read by
ami hear tbe birdies sing."
from Portland will tie present both | being the sales ot the E. Schwadler and ' *ce President Berry wielded the gavel Mrs. Hart, followed by a recitation t^r
A F a IKVIKW CoXKKaroMllKNT
Bd. Sleret farms a«ljoining Gresham for **•** en,ieavure<l to maintain order while Newton Hedin. Mr. Chitwood spoke of
Tri-Ctty langue«, we have our local morning amt evening.
ffl»,tno end $23,0U0 respectively.________ Secretary Moore received tbe applica- the value of a grange and invited
teams, the Greebam Giants, Gresham
Wait for the big double auction at ;t10'”
A Better Way
High Hchool. Rook woo«!, Powell Valley, the M. E. church to a good audience last | Twelve Mil. Corners. See bill, within I™’ D’oe‘ lml~'tant action of the attention to tbe advantages of such an
organisation. About 40 persons have
Hpringalale, Corbett, Gate« Crossing,
I c,ub “
however, was the raising of already expressed intention of araisting
Methodist Publishing House in Manila, ' two weeks
Lents and Eagle Creek teams, with poe-
1 hereby offer for sale 1 3'« Fisher
funds to build a foot-jiath from Syca- in a grange at Sandy,
wagou for sale pt my home tor cash or sibly a team from both Troutaiale ami
more station to the Clackamas county
Following this Professors Lewis ami
lor suine good milk cows at envy time Mandy.
Baih-y: The jwuning book.
’ line along the Foster road. It took just Witbycombe presented illustrated lect
Reference Works for farmers.
tlie wagon is reaily tu be Inspected It is
as good as it was «beu I baut it new
five minute» from the opening of a sub ures on the Agricultural college, im
Pinchot: Primer of forertry, vol. 3.
Tlie Commimon library on Road
trim and jest commencing to train for
scription list to secure sufficient pledgee proved breeds of live stock ami horti
Jonian: Feeding of animals.
the samson'e work, expecting to hold the building is now free, ami anyone inter-
Tbe above is a copy of a notice jsieted
in labor and money to insure tbe com culture. Over 260 people attended the
Mayo: The care of animals.
«-»toil in studying tlu- nubject may borrow
Shaw: Study ad breail« in America.
in a conspicuous place in one ol tlie amateur championship another year.
pletion of the project. Ground will be evening session and the general feeling
The linavap will be altereil some from tin- books, >i|«>n «judication signed by
Watson: Farm poultry.
broken on March 1st.
near by localities.
How much more
was that it was a great success.
Farrington A Woll: Teasing milk anti
Townseml will pitch ami tlie Grange master or lecturer. This ool-
effective and better it would look it th«
This is a much needed improvement of the credit due to such a splendid
Hamlin ur Mathews will hold down the lection contains the very l«ert books upon ita prodiH-ts.
advertiser itati called at Tim Herald
and the Club will receive the hearty affair was due to the" managetqent of A.
Gurler: American «iairying.
other end uf tbe battery.
Italic will l>ractical road building. if tiae whole ‘
Wing: Milk and ita products.
office and bad us put up a neat, well
commendation of all patrons of this C. Milliron of Firw<xxi who developed
take Larson's place at shortstop.
The collection is nag wanted, we will send
wonted poster. Il certainly would look
the idea of an incitóte.
other meu will be placed aaxotaling to
inure business like.
la.rroa'ing tbe books must pay portage
was also very active in carrying out the
Pacific Grange Bulletin.
details and securing the comforts . of
Telephone for Damascus.
The other teams are organising, prac both ways.
those who attended.
Dance by Rockwood Grange.
tising anal preparing tor the ojaening of
Books in the library are:
Tie citixens in anal around Damascus
A dance will be given by Rockwood the coming season. which promises ta>
Aitken: Road making ami mainten
have organised ami will shortly incor
Grunge at Rockwood, Saturday night. lie
1_* one of * tlae ‘ liest ’ and moat promising
porate an independent telephone com
ever witnesaeil here.
The Sandy Valley Fruit Grower* As
Feb. 37th. First-class music by Port
pany. This line will connect with the sociation met Monday afternoon at 4:30
land orchestra. Adinissiou 75 cents.
present lines of the Multnomah ami and after a brief session adjourned to
Baker: Treatise on road and per«-
This makes fojir girls.
A.-Y.-P. Exposition Nears Completion mente.
meet Saturday when the annual election
Buckley: Public romix.
Rev. Brock of St.Johns held meet-
Westerner* have a reputation not
l of officers will be held. During tbe see-
Bynie: Highway conrtruction.
inga morning and evening Sunday.
only for doing thing« but doing them
1 sion tbe secretary of tbe state borticnlt-
House ( leaning Time.
mill on their newly purchased sitp on
Gillette: Economies of road construc
-A party of neighbors and friemls the Sandy.
' ural society made an address on the
House cleaning time is near. You
Good ruad» tnagaxine.
planned and successfully carried out a
benefits of such an organisation and
may want something new to cover that Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition intend
Proctor and Straus will be through
surprise |>arty on W. Laoderback, it be-
Prof. Lewie impressed tbe thought that
R. R. Carlson has just received to add to this reputation by having
the soil aud climate of this locality is ae
a new stock of linoleums in A foot and their great exhibtion ready for the
Tlie » '»mmMon lu»<»ome material oa years his «enior. was present.
good as any for fruit growing
12 foot widths, of tlie latest pattern, opening which will be June 1st it not
The Cottrell Basket Social was post-
great essential is cultivation, selection
ami the prices bemg from 2p to So per earlier. It is said that should burry denatnird alcohol, which it will send to
and organised marketing.
cent lower than charged by sume orders c >me from U m directors every any Grange upon apfUication. The tmok p,,ned last Friday.
thing could be in place by May let.
by Wright is the best small practical ’
Miss Ethel Frisk gave a birthday
Mrs. Fred Radford had a quilting
Work on the handsome buildings manual, and contains chapters on the party on her birthday last Thursday. party to a number of her young friends
on Friday evening. Among the features
which are to house tbs Government ex proee<«>e« of making alcohol from pota
’"Jj" ' thirteen women being present.
of entertainment were excellent man
hibits from the Philippines, Hawaii and to««. beet», grain«, molaiww. etc.. _ _
'Human Life* for February is out
Mrs. E. Kucher had a surprise party
Mrs. Elsie Prettyman has been in Alaska, at the A.-Y.-P. Exposition in i something about the neceenary equip
dolin and guitar music by Spanish
with another installment of llotner
■ last week, seventeen ladies present.
Portland lor the past two weeks under Seattle, is well undsr way. A regiment ment.
guests and talent.
Davenport’s story of his early life in
Alonso Radford went to the head
a doctor's care, partially owing to a tall of workmen has recently been thrown | Some of the beat hooks on agriculture
Pupils of the Buckley school paid No. Oregon. Every Oregonian should reu«l
received during the bail weather.
into the field ami the growth of the are now free at the Ubrary Commifwon
2S a friendly visit on the afternoon of it. See our Combination Offer on an
who is ill. ®
W. A. Herring is suffering with lum structures is truly marvelous.
■ and may be forwarded to any person
! upon application sent by the lecturer,
Puller's new mill is nearing comple
bago ami stomach trouble at the Har
The importance and rapid growth of
Baby Carpenter baa been on the sick
rison hotel in the city.
tbs pine-apple industry of the Hawaiian : Liat is appended :
list for the past two weeks.
Seven stalwart young Swedes arrived
E. Bsgre is making a splendid im
Islands-wlll be shown in all ita bearings
Hchool closed on Monday the 22nd.
Some miscreants «told a lot of canned in Portland last Thursday, direct from
Burkett : Agriculture for beginners.
Nearly all of the measles patients are
Cornell I’niversity, Collefn> of Agricnl-
I fruit Mrs. Shaffer’s home.
their village borne in the Far (North.
tnre, Resiling course for farmer» ami
8. Andrews is figuring on a new house
Their sweethearts bad preceeded them,
Many potatoes go to Anderson and
W. H. Hall has been working for Ed
Dodd: The healthful farmhouse.
and at witnessing their jov on landing
Mail going south to Boring, Estacada,
Baker on the Mandy road for the paet
Roberts: Tlie farmer's busi me« hand Boring these days.
For That Terrible Itchinq.
there, a prominent society belle of that
louis Honglun made a bnsineee trip and 3:10 p.m; mail going north to city was beard to say that she wished
Ecsema, tetter ami salt rheum keep
Uolierta Tbe farmstead.
to Oregon t'ity to And out how the taxes Portland, etc. leaves the office at 4 :55 she was a Swede for they bad a lot
W. Crockett expects his wife home their victims in perpetual torment. The
U. S. Extx'riment station«. Office of
p. m. and 7:40 a. m.
from California in a short time.
more fun than she ami her friends.
application of Chamberlain’s Salve will Syllabus of lecture on farm architecture. go. We all need to do the same before
Owing to the above change, the
King! Irrigation ami drainage.
Bev. Creesy started a series of revival Instantly allay this Itching, and many
Rural Free Delivery Carriers leave the
Wilcox: Irrigation farming.
Thomas Dunn made a business trip office to serve tbeir routes at H :30 a m.
meeting^ in the meetings in the ME. cases have been cured by its use. For
Splendid subecription offers on page
Coburn Tbe b«x>k of alfalfa.
I. McColl P. M.
to Portland this week.
Bailey • I'rinciples of fruit growing.
church on Monday, Feb. '22nd.
sale by < ireaham Drug Co.
3 of this paper.
WILL OPEN HERE SOON
PUSH CLUB STARTS