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GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1909.
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GRESHAM LOCAL AND PERSONAL
ASK COUNTY TOK BRIGHI PROSI’H IS
NEWS AND DOINGS BRIEFLY TOLD IN ANMJAl
GKUSHLD KOCK I OK Illi GRANGE I AIR
Delegation Headed by the City
Council ol Gresham Will
Wait on Court.
Will Urge the Great Need of
Better Roads in and Out
At tin* rvgtilnr m»*««tihi; »4 th«* Gr?«h*
nm <ilv <*»»im»*il
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unua I budtft’l <4 muni* i|»rtl biloilirwM un«
Iruti'O*« ti'<i nti't run«l4<*ml*l«* (ill)*' tfivril
(*» th«’ «ll*M*U«Hi»»tl uf lb*’ iir»'«U <d <Tt)*h
* n | rock *» ii *>ur rofitln nvi «I *»trw(** winch
arc in n liiowl <l?|»l«»riil»h* coiuhtioii, mH
m rouitnitt***'4p|Muni«-i| t«> wail on th«-
county court m»«l urge ti|*un them th?
of a I«»* k crunhvr in tl*m part of
It wm -* »laU-d that th«» county ctfth'ial**
ha«I prontifH-«! lln« but io* yvl no action
ha«l I mmui lak**n nn«l they arc <traf to all
appralii for help, Maying, "you h»vr
plenty <»f gravel, <»««* gravel.*
but it will no longer «taii'l the heavy
traffic that panwr»» over our atreet».
ia »*«M>n ground into wnnd and with the
advent of the rainv «waaon l*econiea a
lx*« I of mil l and aluali.
on our atreela till late in the apnng
Powell street. Main alreel and South
llolM’rta avenue, tiie bravied traveled
street«, are under th«* jnriadldion ••( the
county, hating been Io«-atcd ami in u«v
Itcfure the town wn« incor|M»rated ami as
the traffic of all the country I «»th ea«t
and *M»u*h must n«*«*»!« | hi « s over th<MM*
streets, it would ««-«*m that it nun high
‘.line for the county to take nt«*|M to
build amt maintain lx*tl«*r ami more
•jub«»tantial r«»ad« roads that are in
keeping with the wonderful develop
ment and progress of thia part of the
ft is acknowledged that Gresham is
the busiest and m<»«t central part of th«*
eastern part of the county, and that
more traffic is going on, year in and
year out, »lay and night, in ami out of
tiroham than in any part <»f th«* county,
excepting 1‘ortlaml itself
Thia part of
the county ia no longer the wilderness
it was ten or twenty years ago a** th«*
county «»fliciais seem wont to think of
it. Instead, this is >n«* of the most fer
tile ami thicklv svttlc«l parts of <>r«*gon,
dvstin«*d in time to I m * a reviden«*«* dist
rict second to none.
G»««! roads w ill
only hasten this ami increase tlu* \alua-
lion of our land.
A delegation headed by Mayor Short
and tire town council, together with a
numlw*r of private citixrns, will m«*vt
with the court on Friday morning and
represent l«> them th«* need of sonic
action la*ing taken in this matter.
Mrs. J. W. Shattuck is Presi
Legislature Appropriation Will
Interesting Paragraphs Picked Up Here and There About Town
dent—Mrs. St. Clair Resigns Mayor Appoints Committee to
Be Used to Increase the
Reciting the Events of the Week in Growing Gresham.
Ask O. W. P. to Remedy
Ralph Juhnnoti whm h welcome caller
Officials of th»* Seattle fair are offer-
The director« and ntorkholdera of the
(¡range Fair Ao*»»xititi<>n have wweral
rruMoiiM to feel lio|»riul the«? daya. The
friendly attitude of the legislature to
agricultural societies of i I» ih kind win*
evinced by the $1< nm > appropriation to
tin« paitnular aaa*»elation. I he direc t
or» plan to um * |*« mi <>f thi« annually for
the pur|M»ae of placing a creditable
premium lint liefore th*« public.
Cour««* there w ill !»»• added to tho* an
amount «ufhcient to create a hat of
pri*«*aamounting to »ver IH mhi .
At a meeting of director« h* Id Mon*
day, Mandi 1, the \arioiia department*»
were allotted amount« to lx* uaed for
the piir|M»»*r of premium«
All th** de-
jx»rt im-nt« maintained la«t year will lx*
continued thia year with tin* exception
<»f Art and Education.
In th** plate of
of tlnn it 1« hoped to place a juvenile in*
<lu«trial department that will create an
intere«t among the young folk« to ex
ceed all other exhibit« from thataource.
The educational feature will be main
tained her** by awarding prize« for agri
cultural exhibit««« well a« for inventive
ft will not prevent the
I m » v « growing potato?«, corn, melon« <>r
other article« (or exhibition, or the girl«
from proving their «kill at evoking or
The committee on premium list is
busy arranging th** prize« amla meeting
of the Iwtard will be held on March 14.
at which time final action will be taken
to a«cept tfie committee'« work.
complete schedule of wages will I m *
adopted this year to avoid the confusion
and uiiaundcrstanding «4 last year.
Make Work taster.
When you do your washing with the
lx*«t machine made there really is no
workalH»ut it. let R. R. Carlsun ex
plain the g»M«l features of washing
machines to you.
lie also has the
latest improved curtain stretchers, ami
a full line of lac«* curtains from 11 a
You will nerd a carpet
stretcher soon, too, so don't forget to
ask h r one.
SIC I MLN list
John Moll's latest gift to his wife is a
handsome ru bl »er-tire» I buggy.
Mr. Moll's conm*«*ti«m with county work
around Kelly Butte he has won the lik
ing and res|»**ct of the utliciala there.
The annual boeineaa meeting of the
Mt The Hrrald »4!iu«* thin we» k while on , mg two days ex|»en«rH t<> amateur Immis
m visit to hi« father, D. H. Johnson.
II«* | of the state to attend th».* fair. Milwau- Gresham Library Association was held
ha« returned to hi« home at l’«xat«*llu, , kee's band will g»> as will several others. on the evening of Feb. 19 in the reading Other Business T ransacted—
Why not the Gresham Cun<*ert Band, room with a goo«l number of members
Citizens Urged to Attend
The most imf»ortant business
A public Norial will l»e held at the which is one of the Ix-vt in the state'' ¡•resent.
library, Finlay eve, March 12.
Every- Wouhln't it I m * a good wheme to get up <>f the evening was the election of direct
• little advertising fur eastern Multnomah Manning and M ish Alida Culy were
The city council met a» usual Tues
I D. I teary. head clerk <4 the mail
county, distribute <!• «< riptive circulars electe»! for three years an»l Mr«. Minnie day evening and disposed of the bu»i-
ing »l«*partment of the Oregonian, vinit-
j and advertise the coming fair. Make it Clanahan for two years two fill the va ne»s I*fore it in a most »at>«factory
«•»I hia «i«trr, Mrs. Crow, on Thurwlav.
an excursion for all «4 the eastern part cancy caused by the resignation of (ieo. manner.
All members were present
S. S. Thompson ha« returned home
1 <4 th«* county.
after lieing tti <*a«t«*rn < iregoii f<_»r a
The treasurer’s report showed the
month buying a carlottd of hor««*«
Oakland, California to receive treat- finances of the association in goo»! con matters. Ford Metzger asked that a
The hitnlM*r has t«-«*n deliver*! f«»r otir
ment for cancer.
Her friends here are dition. The librarian reported the cir grade be established in front of bis
new cr»»*ewalks and it ih bo|M*«i they
culation of butik« for 1908 tu !>e as fol
anxiously awaiting tu hear of her im
property, that he might be safe in con
will materialize a<«»n.
lows: fiction, 3,596; non-fiction, 3,110.
structing a cement walk thereon. This
The condemnation suit« by the Ml.
was granted as was also a similar re
juvenile 6,259. These figures show
Hood 1.1««-trie Lint* against J. X. Clana-
quest from James Lawrence for a sur
Kdlslnq funds (or Ntw (hurih. .a an»l
marked advance over last year.
han. o. W, Kenney nn<! Chas. Clew-
vey along the east side of South Roberts
Rev. J. W. Exon of Dover ami J W.
Th? Portland library association bas
inn«! were legun in the < 'ircuit Court on
avenue from the bridge to the city lim
increased the periodical list by the ad its, where a walk will lie built.
Tliur»»iav. It is Itelirved they will come
up in th«* »»r«h*r named ami ail la* »ettl- ithtirvh last Sunday morning and even dition of Review of Review , Popular j Complaint was made of the way in
ing as the representatives of the 1-av- Mechanics, delineator and McClures.
rd in next few <lay«.
which the O. W. P. Ry. Co. blocked the
niene Association. The «¡s-cial object Electric lights have been installed dur
Invitation« are out for th? graduation
siding with freight cars at the depot,
was to secure aid for the church now ing the year.
Several cash donations thereby cutting off alf walks to the pas
r in *itai of Ml m Lucy Metzger, who re
being built at Sandy. The mark was ranging from 25 cents to |2, and aggre
ceive« h«*r ninth «1« gree diploma from
senger depot and necessitating either
set pretty high but a g(xsi subscription gating about 112, and the balance left
the Or«*gon Conservatory of Music, on
wading through mud and water or a
wan «tart?«I which wan adde«i to the over from the election returns fund, was
Wednesday evening, March 10at Eilers’
very roundabout wav to reach it. Mayor
next day and it is hkelv that the full turned over to the library.
hall. Many friend« and relative« will
Stuart appointed a committee to wait
amount of Il'O will be raised. There these R. R. Carlson furnished Review
Mi«« Metxgrr ih out* of the
on Traffic Manager Hunt and ask his
are g««Mi reasons why the citizens of of Review« for 19 8 and 8. Alexander
m«»st |Mipular daughter« of eastern Mult-
help in the matter.
Gresham should aid in bringing al »out donate«! a load of wood.
nomali ami a very accomplinhed music
In regard to the removal of the trash
this desire«! object. J. W. Wirtz is
At a meeting of directors held Febru and debris of all kinds now filling the
Iler many friends congratulate
treasurer of th«* building fund.
ary 26 a committee was appointed to gulch running through town, it was
her on her efforts to master the plan«»,
arrange fur a tea tu be given at the read
for this graduation now* entitles her to
ordered done as soon as the weather will
DdYcnport s Story.
ing room in the near future. The resig
a »l«*gree of fellow ship and the title, F.
All Citizens are urged to help
‘Hiiiiinn Life’ for February i. out nation of Mrs. H. L. St. Clair as Presi permit.
o C. M.
for a clean, sanitary town,
with another installment of llomer dent was read and accepted and Mrs.
by removing all trash or filth from their
II. Gulliksrn baa been HpJ*oint«*d as Ihneuport'a atorv of hi» early life in
J W. Shattuck elected to till the unex
propertv or other dumping grounds.
constable fur this district tu succeed S. Oregon. Every Oregonian rhouhl rea<i
pired term of one year.
Thomas suggested that more string-
X. JoliiiHton, resigne«!.
it. S-e our Combination Offer on an- i
A l*arn is being erected on th«* prop other page.
(Continued on Page 8.)
The weather in fine, thank you—t»e-
tween «1 owers.
Howitt A ( «»mpanv’s Cash Store will
I m * »»|w*n«*»| for business the first of the
week and will l»e quite an addition to
the commercial bus me»« of the town.
They have a large and varied stock and |
very c«Hiv«*iiivnt quarters.
D. W Mvtzg«*r is rushing his new
fet'd alure l<» completion.
Ia*wis Shattuck's »tore is taking on a
m«*tro|H»htan appeatnnee these days,
lie has just put in modern glass front
hat shelves, electrically lighted, an»l is
showing a swell lint* of "lids” ami
Frank Ihslgers of Portland, was a
Many from b«*rt* attended tin* ball at
visitor at Buckley («rove on Sunday.
San«ly Saturday night and report a tine
Jos l>o|lonrn*h ami son ar«* nt workim time.
a piece of land which they have rent<*«l.
of the county
When writing or «|>eaking to our ad
v«*rtis«*rs plea**«* mention that you saw
Don't forget the "Want Ada” on pag«* h. their ad. in Th«* Herald.
<»1'1.1» doubtl.w h»vv it batik ncc-oout if they knew all the advantages and
how easy and convenient it is to open an account at the bank and pay bills
with their own cheek
week advertising Mr. Calvin's 50 acres
TO THE PUBLIC!
QN OR ABOl T MONDAY, MARCH 8, we will open to the Public, the most
Complete and Up-to-date Grocery and Feed Store in Eastern Multnomah, in our
Big Store on Powell Street, which we have just fitted up.
It will be operated in
connection with our Meat Market, thus enabling us to buy the Farmer’s Produce and
at the same time he can purchase his Groceries, Flour, Feed, Tinware, Etc. Direct
And (or that reason we will be able to sell the same goods others do at FAR BE-
LOW 1 HE PRICES 1HE\ ASK.
Never in the history of Eastern Multnomah
has such a chance been offered the public to buy at such low prices.
and selling for cash, we have no bad bills to collect, no sudden accounts to meet
and we receive a liberal discount on our goods by buying for cash.
This we will
give the public the benefit of, by selling our goods at far below the price you usually
pay at other places.
at rirasant Home, contained an error
which threw n number of enquirer» off
It ap|>eara correctly thi»
time. Alwnva read the want ad«.
A WORD ABOUT OUR GOODS
Mi»» Rena Knapp lui» gone to take
charge of the »ebool at luitoiirell.
Our stock is the most complete and freshest in Eastern Multnomah—direct from the mills—
the choicest and best on the market. We have everything needed for the table, the hotel,
the restaurant, or logging camp, and can give you the most for the money.
STORE is stocked with all kinds of grains, feeds and mill stuffs.
We sell at prices un
LATEST STYLES ANO LASTS
Should I Have A Bank Account?
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR OUR QUOTATIONS
Yes if you wish to prot.ft your money from burglar» or lire, if you receive
cheek«, which you must if you if you keep pH<x- with the World’s Progress
In this space, each week, you will find our market quotations and our prices on Meat, Gro
ceries, Flour, Feed, Etc.,—prices that only our policy of “buying and selling for cash” will
permit. By following these announcements closely you will readily see who sells the cheapest
and best goods.
We mean to make this store the biggest and best of its kind and
will always be ready to accommodate you and fulfill your every desire.
Itut I Use My Money So Soon After I (let It that It Seems unnecessary
to deposit it In a Bank.
That limy be, but it makes Iio difference how soon you use your money, it
ahoiilil not lie HubjiH-ted to tin- danger of loss, not fora »ingle day.
received should l»i mailed to the bank for credit. Yos will receive a credit
slip from the bank by return mail
Yon can then dmw your own check
for the exact amount you wish to pay and and if neces»iry mail it and thu»
save much lime and inconvenience.
Would A Bank he willing to take my account when I use my money so
soon after It is deposited?
HOWITT & COMPANY'S CASH STORE
Yen, the First State Bank accepts deposits in any mil in. lint and the de
positor limy check against his account at will.
Weekly Oregonian and Herald only $2
erty r<*c«*nt!y purchased by E. Chipman.
Yrs, w«* are going to clean up around
Elmer Arnspiger is home for a week town, some «lay—mayln*.
with a spraint*«! knee.
Have you planted your garden seeds
Move lor Improvement.
FnsMie Ream is attending school in for exhibition at th«* fair this fall?
A committee of twenty-five members Portland.
News has been received of the death
of the Pleasant Valley Push Club, with
Mrs II. Warnecke returned from The of Luis, next to tin* youngest son of
T. R. B«*rry at the b«»a«l, meets th«*
E. (i. and Anna Rickert of Hurlburt.
Dalles on Friday « veiling.
County ('oiirt this morning at 9 .’«) by
Drath was due to diptheria. There are
s|M*cial appointment to place h«*(ore th**
three m»>re cases.
Court a statement of conditions and
A small ad in the want column last
needs in th«* matter of roa«ls in that eml farther south on th«* Powell Valley road.
“The Most in Quantity and Quality”
POWELL STREET,........................................................ GRESHAM, ORE.