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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (April 16, 1909)
GET RfADY FOR THE BIG MARKET DAY AT GRESHAM,
Receives Report of Committees
and Decides on Date For
First Market Day.
Another well aU«*n<led »ini ••iithu-
MlMMtlr tn**«*lltig of th«* (IrvNhMiii Com
mercial mik I hfvelopnient I.< ukuo
was hrl<| In (he Gran*« hall I mm I
Wrdnesdax nlicht l<«* pur la that were
mud»' and *«n«*ral dlat uMMlon of varl-
oua liuittrfM pro|»oit<*d tdiowed that
there whm a aroalna Interest, and
that the tl1«’inlx*rH of the l«t*8XUn
Were li'iln« to see th ««at« matter» car
ried out HtirceMMfully
The club vxp«*«i» to take a very
active interest In civic Improve*
The committee on civic im
provement. (‘onNlatlna of II II Oft
8 I* Hiltner, J A Patenrande, had
the honor to I m * the first of the rr*u-
lar committees to prenent a written
Ity unatihnou» vote the re-
poi t a a» adopted and the Improve
The secretary wan directed
to »end the re|Mirt to I he city coun
cil The report was as folios m
For the Improvement of Gresham
we recommeud the following
That the sidewalk on the
south side of Powell, west of Main,
be leveled and all obstructions be re
That Robert» avenue, north of
Powell, be graded and graveled, and
that the sidewalk» lying on each side
be leveled and Improved
That the south walk croaa-
Ing the gulch, between Main and
Roberta avenue, on First street, 1»
unsafe and should be repaired
That south Roberts avenue
should have sidesulks
That all property-owners, or
residents, be requested to keep th»
grass trimmed outside us sell as In
side their yards.
One of the main topics of discus
sion was the Institution of a market
T R llow.itt was chairman
of the commltt«*«* on market day. He
Methods were thor-j
oughly discussed and plans pretty
well agreed upon
The details will
be published later
May 5. was dechh-d upon as the day
for launching the movremnt, and It I
will lie next to a big holiday for all
Put H down.
M i1 .<i. NAKKK1 I»A1
The plan was generally favor«*«!
to make It a weekly event.
The matter of the purchase by the
county of a site for a rock quarry
al Sycamore was presented and n
iorm of petition was rend
league voted to co-o|>erate with I he
|M»ople of Pleasant Valley In secur
ing this quarry and a crusher
Another Important action by the
league was the unanimous decision
to celebrate the Fourth In grand,
patriotic »tyle at Gresham this year.
An executive committee was appoint
ed as follows.
H E Ila vis, II II
Ott, .1 A Pateneaudr, I). M Rob
erts. T It llowitt
II E Ila vis and C E Pugh were
appointed on the publicity commit
tee, with II A Darnall as chairman,
and urged to get ruts and literature
for a big publicity campaign for
Gresham and Powell Valley. The
growing sentiment among the | m * o -
ple here Is that wm have something
which Is too g«M»d to keep to our
selves and we want others to enjov
It with us
Swedish [vdnqrilsl Mevtlnqs.
Rev Malcom Magnuson and evangel
ist from Chicago, will hold a series of
meetingaio the Swedish Mission Church
.»• I aril Valley, April fl*«* Thurs
day April -*2 the service* will begin st
2 hi the afternoon am! * in tla* evening.
All are cordially invited.
Whitehead ’» Vidition is now on the
market, (Ml lots from 1115 up. Tracts
up No rocks <>r gravel, deep soil,
Will br sold within
threw* months. Thom|»son A Pugh, of-
flee near depot, Gresham.
Mr. and Mrs. irven, recently from
Washington, have arrived to *prmi the
■utnmer with her parent*. 1>. C. May-
l>ve aud wife.
C. Herman Is building a good t«rn
and making other improvements on Io»
W J Savage is building a fine cottage
on each of his lota.
Mr Burbank, not the famous Lnthsr
but a nursryman never-the-le»*, has
rente«! the .Maaon place.
James Bristow |»aa»rd sway at his
home here Saturday afternoon
services ami interment acre at M it It no-
mab cemetery on Tuesday morning. Hr
ass taelovwi by his fri«*n<l« am! rr a f wei
rd by hi« acquaintance* and the whole
community join the bereave«! family in
mourning his loss
Grand Hull dl Sandy.
There will I m * a (trand Ball at Sandy,
Oregon, Saturday night, April 17th.
Music bv Beers A Richards' orchestra.
ik> you want a home, or rent n house?
Call at Thompson A Pugh’s office, near
Whether the Mt. Hood road goes
through <»r not. Something new ! A
| h »| ir | i for furniture, pianos, buggies,
autoinob Irs, etc. Pries instantly, dust
docNii't stick to il, will not check nr
lose its luster, and is a flv ape« k re
mover. Is pul on with a cloth. Sold bv
R R CARLSON
:: A MODERN GROCERY
Handl«*» l\rrvtlnng needed for the kitchen ami table—That's us!
have *•-Icrted our stock with care, srlertrd only the freshest slid brat.
slid aril them right
Honest mra-urr Mini g<M»<l good» is our motto,
that's whv |M*ople c«>me to us for Groceries when they want the beet.
Full lines ot Flour, Cereals, Sugars. Spurs, Flavoring Extracts. Canned
Fruits. Cannr«l Meats, Teas, Coffees, Confertioncry, Etc., Etc. Try us.
For the garden, Held or flower lie« I, in bulk or package.
' The kind that grows." Our seeds are grown from the
choicest stink and put up by men who know their bosi-
nr»«. It von want early vegetable« and lota of ’em you must have good
srvds. Gel your seeds of us.
F. B. STUART & CO.
M«ln Street, (lresham
GOOD CITIZEN fi
Will bank with the First State Bank because their statements
always show the bank to be strong and in good condition.
Condition of Bank at Close of business, April 10th
Itankin, II oiim and Fiiturca
Ronda and Stock ...................... A, |50.<a>
Oregon Water Power Hon«!* |ft,l‘Jf> fio
lx»'»I Telephone Stork
Ixmna and l.iaoounta* ............ S3,0R9.32
C kh I i on hand and doc from
Banka'1 .................................. 3a.23R.A7
Capital Stock pani.....
I'einand Oepoaita ...............71,114 4P
Time Depoaita......................... 11,623.80
«»All Liana mail.' an<l approved h> Ute hank. a. cam an »> rrdrafta with which Io In
Vl.l. I.OA6S MAUK AT HOMK Kolt IIKNKrlT OK t oMMt NITY
1«) Available cash more than half the amount of ilvinaiid <l<*|MiNita, u per cent, of all
<•) Total Reaourrea nearly one-fifth more than total dcpiMritii.
We Solicit Your Account
BRING ANYTHING YOU WANT TO SELL, TRADE OR EXHIBIT
(JRHSHAM, MULTNOMAH CO., OREQON, FRIDAY, APRIL 16,
Subscription, $1.50 a Year.
Meetlnq of State Granqe.
GRESHAM S GROWTH AND ACTIVITY
TOLD IN POINTED PARAGRAPHS
OPENS NEW HALL
Th«- State Grange meets at Mc
Minnville May 11 to 14. This Is not 1
th«- year for the election of officers
and so somewhat 1«« m lnter«*st Is'
manifested than common
and Multnomah county Is lnter«-st«»d
In the meeting Io the extent of:
Gresham is Now Enjoying Renewed Prosperity and Indica eight delegatee—H. E Davis and I First Meeting in New Hall Is
wife, J. D. Chitwood and wife, Mark
tions Point to Continued Growth and Expansion Dur
Kronenberg and wife. J M Black
Well Attended — Receipts
and wife—who have each b«*en as-’
ing Ensuing Year—Boost, Boom, Build.
of Entertainment $100
signed to Important places on varl-,
ous standing committees.
The Southern Paciflc Company and
Market l*ay. May 5!
A team from Grt-eham met and wat O. H St N. Company will give a
Ix-nts Grange met on Saturday for
spwlal rate of one and on<--ihlrd
Mr. Bond apenl a part of Tneaday in defeated by the Troutdale lataelmll team fare to all who attend the session
the first time in their new hall. It
in Troutdale on Sunday by the clove
Tickets will be sold on the cer-1 seemed like a big treat to get into
a place where there was room to
Mr. H|iecht haa lm*n ill for avverai acore of 4 to 3. The Giante are now tlHcate plan, beginning three days turn around without knocking some
wwka but ia improving to the vxtvnt
A good attendance ot
now in eight ami a full treasury abould purchasing tickets to McMinnville officers was on hand and a fair at
that he I» able b> tie on the atreví.
should pay full fare and obtain a tendance of member were out. The
II. A. Ilarnall baa atartvd the work of give a good account of themselves this certificate from their local R. R.
rearrangements Incident to getting
agent to that effect.
Fred Radford, one of Cottrell’a pro I summer.
transferred to the new location re
Mias Jennie Roes and Ralph Shepherd tation of the certificate, properly quired some time, and the business
grvaaive farmers, wu transacting trasi*
were married in Oregon City at 6 p. m., signed, to the agent at McMinnville of the morning was not completed
iihh iii Gresham Wednesday.
on or before -May 16th. the holder
April 10. Both are former will be entitled to return ticket at so degree work could be put on be
Earl Tugli and wife of Portland, viait-
fore diuner. The lecture hour was
ed the former's parents. Mr. am! Mrs. Gresham young people and have the one-third the regular rate.
The pleasantly and profitably pass«-d by
rates are open to all who attend r«-citations by Dorothy Kirkley and
i best wishes ul many friends here.
C. II. Pugh, on Sunday.
Ail fourth degree instrumental music by Edna Wolfe.
Mr. and Mra. Clarence l»ok of l>nte,
o Frailer of the Rose Vista Farms, members are invited to attend
.Mr. Merrill read a paper on the soil
visited Mra. Look’s parents, Mr. and was a caller yesterday.
moisture and its preservation. Mrs.
.Mrs. A. II. Gould, over Sunday,
Feury presented a paper about ap
Life to most of us is sweet, but we can
clearing up the riff-raff on the *air make it sweeter by making it a life of
portionment of school funds. Both
The O. W. P. I a nd Co. Immigration papers were well received and were
grounds. He has orders to put things service.
Bureaa I ibh daily inquiries from the quite instructive. The question of
in order so lar as possible at thia time.
Fant, in fact all parts of the rountrv. the referendum of the Agricultural
When you read in the daily pa|<era of
for land, acreage, ranches, and is in College appropriation was taken up
the anow-blocka.lea in Colorado, heavy
KMition to tbow and sell your property, and given a good airing. Only one
all at Heftael*» Realty office, corree- or two persons took the stand that
raiu etorma in California, froeta in Mis f Rev. J. W. Exon went to Beaverton
pondent O. W. P. Iutnd Co. Immigra conservatism should be practiced in
souri, cyclones in Kansas and Teddy
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin of Pleasant tion Bureau, Greaham, Ore., opp. puat- the use of public money, even for
with a brace of guns in Africa, don't Home visited with J W. Exon and wife otflce.
«»ducational purposes. It was urged
you congratulate yourself that you live ' last week.
by the opponents of the appropria
tion that too much was being given
in incomparable Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Woodie spent Tues
to educational purpos«*s. That edu
The Easter services in Gresham were
Wm. S. Smith of Woodland. Waah.. cational expenses beyond the high
The concert by the
viaited with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. L. May- school should be borne by the indi
A. J. Kitzmiller and wife spent Sun- l>ee laat week.
vidual benefited and not by the pub
Melholist church choir in the evening j day with l>vver friends.
I hive Douglaae* family have la grippe. lic at large. On the other hand it
sai especially One.
was urged that the education of the
John Marony and Frank I.angenaand individual might be to the advantage
A Host in the Rose Carnival parade
of the entire state, and esp«>cially
symbolical of Gresham's im|s.rtance as
There in a tramp in thia locality who was it desirable to maintain schools
The yoanft la<iie«i' Dore»» Society met
a potato center would be not only a
^<utng .p-op’e whe were nut
| with i large atLeixlAiire at th«- home of
tilting tribute to that great money-get Mr». C A. LindfiNNi Saturday. Dainty He had (better take a hike or someone : able
meet the expense ot a higher
ter but an excellent advertisement of refreahmenl* were nerved and a good may send for him.
education could have these advant-
the community as well.
There were a number of visitors
Trie Eanter entertainment in the
The Herald suggests that the farmers
Mr. ami Mrs. Charles Ri^b bad a
present, among whom were: Mrs.
would do well to plant an abundance of I.utheran Church given by the Young visit from the stork Thursday night, Vail, Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Kelly, Mr.
People’» Society was a real aurceeii in which left a girl.
oats thia spring for if the sue of ladies' every way an<l wan well attended. A
Vail and daughter and H. M. Chit-
Sin han tnanv machines, but seltish- j
hats continue to increase there is dan good program waa rendered and |2l) ne*n ia the motor for all of them.
Continued on Page 8.
ger of a shortage in straw for next sum collected for Chinese iin»*«iona.
The many Irienda of Olof Ijiwafolk,
Ilol>ert Simms had a private sale of who recently went to Illinoi» for treat
ment, will tie aorry to learn that he ia
his household g.Ksla this week and lias not improving.
start.al for .Missouri, where he has pro-
C. A. Johnson re<*ently sold his 7-acre
place near Powell Valley to Christ John
Mra. Boone, of Boone A Metier, went son of AlaTileen, WaMi . for
Johnson uil) move onto a 40-acre farm
t<. Portland on Wednesday to purchase which he bought near Keli«o (or |4000.
E OPENED our new Cash Store on March 13th. It was
new abwk fur the growing demands in
not an unlucky day for us or for you. Our business has
Me-ara. Johnson and Anderson of
Aalitabula, Ohio, viaitvil at the home of
during the month far beyond our expectations. We are
Jos. Chido has bought Lewis Shat Mra. C. J. Nord I »lorn Saturday. They
proving to ourselves and to you that the
tuck’s ranch of 22 acres west of town are looking (or a location.
Mr. Hiid Mr». J. Palmblad entertain
for IlkMM) 1). M. Roberts dosed the
ed for dinner Saturday, their daughter,
We are prepared to show you that it will pay to borrow
Mrs K. Guatafaon and children of Port
C. L. Crenshaw has purchased a lot land ami Rev. J. Johnson ami family.
the money, if necessary, and buy of us for Cash rather than
from N. L. Smith, near the Fair grounds
A surprise partv was given Miss Tillie
buy for credit and pay 20 to 25 % more for your goods.
and lias l>egun ti e erection of a house. I Lin-1 last Saturday in honor of her
Come to our store and let us show you that what we SAY
The latdies Aid Solely of the M. E. , birthday anniversary.
Miss Emily Palmblad returned to
church is preparing to hold a sale early
Portland Monday ailer a few days visit
in May. The ladies meet every Wed- I at home.
nesday in the church to sew .
Miss Anna Unis spent Sunday with
Spring is on in full swing in thia part i home folks.
We are offering LARD AS LOW AS lie and HAMS AS LOW
of the country. On every hand one sees
The Powell Valley school observed
AS 12 l-2c per lb. All are first class.
evidences of Nature's great handiwork. Arbor Dav by planting trees.
Trees are budding and blossoming, the
We have most all brands of packing house Meats and also
birds are looking for tlieir neats and
Card of Thanks.
poor mortal man suffers from Springitie
We with to thank the inwnv friend«,
We are paying CASH FOR EGGS, and also al) other farm
while the garden calle for a spade and and brothers and sister» of Multnomah
Grange, for their kind assistance and
the lawn for a mower.
Mr. and Mra. L. E. Thompson of sym|«thv tendered ua during the illness
ami death of our beloved lather, l»ell
Portland, visited Mr. aud Mra. James Stewart.
Mr». Etta Bates,
Mrs. Ivy Lauderback,
Mra. Leslie's daughter, Mrs. Ida Wil
We are putting in a large
We now have plenty for ev
Mrs. Susa Hamlin,
liams, is very sick, having recently un
erybody—3 carloads— Barley,
Miss Ina Stewart.
dergone an operation for appendicitis.
high-grade Shorts and Bran.
She ia in a Portland hospital and was
visited on Wednesday by her mother
try Shorts and hence is the
and eiater, Mra. A. Hevel.
Prof. J. 11. Huff, of the East Side
very best .
Prices cannot be
High Hchool, baa moved into hie house
in Thompson's Addition. The family
will be welcomed back to Gresham.
Thompson A Pugh have put up two
Hue looking signa and a flag pole at their
FOR FARM PRODUCTS THIS WEEK
new office near the depot. The signa
were made in Gresham.
Butter, per roll,
- 50 and 60c
Fleet Fox and Joe Rose went to Bull
run to engage in work for the Mt. Hood
Veal, per lb., -
9 1-2 and 10c
Railway A Power Co.
Hogs, per lb.,
9 1-2 and 10c
Beseie Howitt and Helen lloaa will
visit the former’s grandmother, .Mrs.
Beef, per lb.,
- 4 and 4 l-2c
Mutton, per lb., -
5 and 5 l-2c
Gardening ia all the go now. Many
have early vegetables well np.
Chickens, per lb.,
15 and 16c
Carl Wirtx ia home for the summer,
Springers, per lb.,
18 to 20c
lie will work at lathing or other work
and play with the Gresham Giants.
Wool, per lb.
The enrollment of the Gresham
School has now reached 200. Thia is a
good increase over last year.
Mrs. Maggie Crow will retire from the
management of the Central Hotel about
“THE MOfT IN QUALITY AND QUANTITY”
May I. She will move back to her own
home in Greshaiu.
The Cash Method Is Right
This Week Only
WE ARE PAYING THE FOLLOWING PRICES
HOWITT & CO’S. CASH STORE