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BEAVER STATE HERALD^
GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH CO.. OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 23
Subscription, $1.50 a Year.
COMMERCIAL CLUB WATER SYSTEM
Proctor 4 Straus Mill Burns.
Th« mill owned by Proctor *
Htraus was burned to the ground on
Tuesday, the firs starting about
noon. Much of the machinery had
been removed, but there still re-
mainvd on the spot the engine, twu
Better Railroad Service—New boilers, s planer and edger and Considers Publicity Plans And
about 150.000 feel of rough lumber.
New Industry For
The fire la suppoaed to bavs started
tined to Die.
ou Monday night from unknown
The large engine had been
Th«* outlook for Troutdal«* 1« good, removed, but the loss as It la will
A rousing meeting of the Oresham
dr«pile th«* tact that th«* plant of be fell heavily by the proprietors, Commercial Club was held on Tues-
Swift a Co will muve to th«* Pen I tv-
day evening Great intere«« was es
aula next tall, New Industries will this winter and spring gelling roads hlblted In all aorta of direction» The
take the plac«* of the concern, which and bridges built that will enable first question that came up wax the
ha» been ths town's mainstay tor them to open up a new held of tliu- opinion of the city attorney In refer
so many years The town will grow her. The new mlll site will be about ence to special elections and the
and llourlah bucauM* II 1« located tn a mile and a half from Handy. The course to be pursued, that a special
a thriving community. 1« situated company has not been accustomed election may be held for the purpose
close to the O. It A N and th«* O. to keep a night watch, and carried of securing the support of the citi
W. P and rear th« Junction of two no Insurance, so the Ions la Irrecov zens In an effort to establish a water
rivers. 1« a desirable point for fae erable.
Heveral plana were sug
tori«*», owing to water facilities nad
gested and the matter waa finally re
1« managed by buaiue»» men who
ferred to the committee on civic Im
New Bulldinqs llannt J.
have large Interest» In th« place and :
provements, that they should put the
a determination to keep thing» mov rT-
matter before the council with the
for a two-otory brick or concrete huai- object of securing a referendum
Within »Ixty day» there will be • it(*M bl«k t«> I m * erected on the corner vote In time to have the matter le
running full blast In Troutdale » • >( Main » id I flrut slrwt. It will l»r 40 x gally settled before the regular city
•aw mill with u capacity of 4U.0QU »Vi an«! I m * divided into two stores below election.
feel, us well a» 300,900 tic« per an ■ mid I »even <>flk*v» above, all of which are
vubllcatlon of descriptive
The mill will be operated by
matter about Gresham was the next
th« Troutdale Lumber Company.
thing taken up. The committee on
con»l»tlnx of Frank Davenport. New ' ! inotlern in every rea|«*rt aiwi coot a I xml publicity presented a design for use
by and J N llranihall The capital I I7UM). Work 1» to lie «lone bv l<»*al con» on stutlonery that met general ap
Invent*',! 1» *10,000
The log» «III traebvrt and ready for ocru|»ancy by proval and waa unanimously adopt
be obtained from a bountiful supply ¡July
ed and ordered to be prepared for
of red kih I yeltow fir BP the Handy'
uae at once. This design will show
C. E. l.in<l»ey it receiving eatimatr« Gresham as the most Important point
river, and will be floated down dur
ing high water nod stored A planer on the roet of a uvw buein«*M block to In the country, and It 1«. from the
will be Included In the equipment
citizens standpoint, and from the
of th** mill and all grnd«*« of lum lie ««rt*<*te*l »»on.
standpoint of future possibilities
It 1» re|M»rle«! that l»r Thompaon i« When It has been prepared and
ber will be turned out.
Harlow Bros. llank. which waa figuring on the erection of a brick block ready for use. everybody In the
ewtahllahed Nov ID. 1908, with a on hi» projierty on Eaat Powell.
country will want to have some en
Capital of 110.000, ha« r«*celved In
velopes or other stationery with thia
deposit» »Ince that time *12,000, and
design on then, and these are to be
a good buslne»» 1» nipnrlnl In the Ko|M*rta ave. io under construction and used for all purposes except local
will t«r ready fur occujMincy by early correspondence.
Troutdale haa a «2 6,000 brick oummer.
Plaiis were also presented for a
building which would do credit to
any town of the »ante »lie
Messrs Darnall. Emery and Carl
equal cannot be found In any of erection ot about ten new residence« so Shattuck were appointed a commit
th« other eastern Multnomah town*, that there will be busy times in the tee to look Into the subject of de
It was built by Wclnhurd. building line for (irrshain thio oeaoon. natured alcohol and Its manufacture.
ot Portland, about a year ago.
The meeting terminated In a
The <» W. P. Company proml»««
somewhat lengthy argument about
Increnncd faellltle« In th«* way of a
the proposed change In telephone By Inkling where you get the most for
new depot and th«* extension of the
systems Mr Brugger stated that In your money. Tho«e buyinv their fur
trnck further Into the town
his opinion there would be a meet
a change In the service la expected
ing of stockholders called for the niture from R. K. Carlson bave an op
purpose of settling the matter.
portunity of securing the most liheral
within a few weeks.
No. Troutdale will not die; fur Two Fine 20-Acre Tracts
Mr Brugger stated the difficulty offer ever presentee the public. It is
from It. Neither will Fairview
The Pacific State« Company would worth a trip to this store just to look at
with 10 Acre* vivare«I on tach tract, and nut sign up a contract with the local
company unless the local company those elegant paintings that you have
Inquiries for land.
would agree to cut out Damascus. heard so much about. Investigate thin
The directors had already agreed to offer before you buy.
One 12%-Acre Tract
The (). W. I*. |jin<l Co. Immigration
with Damascus and did not
Bureau ba» dally inquirir» from the
East, in fart all parts oí Ihr country« TI kv »' are all gissl Bargains. For partic llko to be dictated to In regard to
whwt they may do. The Damascus,
for land, acreage, ranchea, and I» In
company is affiliated with the Home '
rBition to »bow and »rlI your pr«»j»erty. ulars enquire at
people, and that’s the reason the
all at llrwael's Rraltv «»flier. correa»
Whitehead's Addition is now on the '
pondent O. W. I*. I«and Co. Immigra
cott the Damascus Independent com market, 00 Iota from «115 up. Tracts
tion Bureau, Grrsham, Ore., opp. P.O.
up. No rocks or gravel, deep soil.
The great mafarlty of the direct-1 good
Will be sold within i
or« seem to think that the Pacific ■ three montho. Thom peon A Pugh, of-1
Stat<>« Company Is all right, but they
do not beileve In their policy of flee near depot, Gresham.
bulldozing the local comtiany Into
compliance with their plana
Hamlli'S Everything n«*«<l<«d far the kitchen ami table—That's us!
reason for the action of the Pacific
have selected our «lock with care, selected only the tre«li«*l ami beet,
State« Company la that the Damas
stated by a Portland pa
ami sell them right, lloneet meariire and good goods is our motto,
cus line Is connected to some extent per that C. F. Ruegg had sold his 90- |
that's why people come tn us far Groceries when they want the beat.
with the Home company. The di
Full lines ol Flour, Cereal», Sugars. Spice», Flavoring Extracts, Canned
rector« fear If they concede thl« acre farm for «30,(100. This is not true,
Fruita, Canned Meat», Tea», Coffee», Confectionery, Etc., Etc. Try us.
matter they will be called on to con and haa no foundation for tact.
cede other« that may be more dis-, Ruegg has a valuable place and know»
CCCryC For the garden, field or flower bed, in bulk or package.
tasteful and thl« Is bad enough. As I the advantages of living near Gresham
"The kimi that grow»." Our seed» art* grown from the
they now stand on the subject the
choiceal »lock ami put up l>y men who know their liusi-
directors are four to one In favor of
ne»«. If you want early vegetables ami lots ol 'em you must have good
turning the Pacific States down and
seed». Gel your welt of us.
The fourth at Gresham.
making a contract with the Home
company. A contract with the latter
Gresham will celebrate the Fourth of i
company would now put Gresham In July this year in truely patriotic style.
local connection with all the terri
tory between here and Ix*nts and let The matter was discussed in the meet- j
Main Street, Gresham
ing of the Development league last j
us Into Portland at present rates.
Tuesday night and some favored a three j
dav event while others thought two |
Blq Sale of Stock.
davg would be sufficient. The sugges- I
The Gresham Oil A Gas Developing tion is to have a patriotic and religious
Co. last Saturday sold fifty thousand service with a grand chorus of a hund- i
shares of stock to Portland people, The ________
red voices ________
on Sunday _______
drilling operations are to start early in j Grove-, and a sacred concert by the I
Will bank with the First State Bank because their statements May. Two wells will be started, the ¡Band in the afternoon. The matter is
GRESHAM REAL ESTATE OFFICE
A MODERN GROCERY
F. B. STUART & CO
I A GOOD CITIZEN
always show the bank to be strong and in good condition.
first near Thompson's mineral springs, being handled hv a good committee.
Condition of llank nt Close of business, April 10th
New Real Estate & Investment Co.
Banking House and Fixtures
Bonds and Htock ................ .......... fi.lAO.tX)
Orrgnn Water Power Bonds l&.l'Jh.iM»
I am ’ m I Telephone Htock
loans and !>iecounts • ............ 63,089.22
Cash on hand and due from
Banka b....................................... 35,23*117
Street Improvement for fairview.
The Fairview Town Council met on
Thursday night, April 15th, and again
on Monday eveuing for live considera
tion of gra*ling and improving certain
street». A petition bad been presented
asking for th« improving of First and
Suggested That Town Issue secood streets. This petition was acted
upon favorably and live work ordered
Bonds And Secure
done at once. The Council «ill inspect
j the street* and estimate the coat and
, levy th« asaeaaments.
The grading of these street* will be a
An earnest desire Is developing
decided benefit to all citizen»
among our citizens for a better
water system. Not only Is the pres
Baseball Season Io Open Sunday.
ent unprotected condition ot the
town a menace to the property-own-
The Interurban League season op.ns
era. but the water must become more here Sunday, April 25th. The Gresham
or leas contaminated by the pres Giants will cross bats with the Portland
ence of Its inhabitants. Such con - Police team
Come out and see th«
ditions speak badly for the enter- I Giants in action (or the first time this
priae of our citizens.
People look season.
over property here, express their dis
Today the High School team plays
pleasure at the want of a better the Oregon City team and tomorrow
water supply and go away disgusted the High School team from The Dalles
at the want of progressiveness.
Late news—Gresham won today, 5 to 3
These facts are so evident that the
necessity of Improvement has forced
Resolutions of Sympathy.
Itself upon everyone.
The best way out of the dilemma
The following resolutions were or
seems to be to bond the town for a dered by the last Pomona Grange.
good term of years and build a sys The committee has Just reported
tem of our own. In the event of them and we print them in accord
getting Hull Hun water from Port ance with their request:
Whereas. Our worthy and ea-
land. the reservoir and pipes would
be of great advantage, immediately teemed Brother H. N. Snashall and
their line was conected with out res Mrs. Snashall have suffered a great
ervoir we could begin to use Bull and bitter bereavement in the death
With this In view a of their dearly loved son. Brother
civil engineer should be employed to Thoma« Snasball,
estimate the cost of a reservoir and
Therefore be it Resolved. That we,
pipe line from some suitable eleva
the members of Multnomah Pomona
tion near at hand. It would be a Grange hereby extend to the bereav
wise thing to inspect various sites
ed family. In this hour of their deep
for a reservoir at once and obtain sorrow, our fraternal sympathy and
an option on sufficient ground with sincere condolence.
permits for pipe lines.
Heaven's benediction may rest upon
council will be requested at its nest them
meeting to take the matter up and it« benign influence,
call a special election for the pur- the sweet and genial mingled
pose of testing the wish of the peo- ship of fraternal love, good
pie. Pity Attorney Seaton has given the severity of their grtef
his opinion that a referendum vote
would get the best results, as the as far as possible, shall heal the
present city charter does not permit strings, and that our secretary
instructed to convey to the mourn
ing ones this expression of our love
Decorate the Home.
t'apital Block paid...
Dr. A. Thompson
>) All loans msilr sn<1 apnrovnl by th,- Imnk. Hr carry so OrrrgratVs with which loin
flat.- .IrpoalM. At.l. LOANR JtAllg AT IIOMK FOR IIKNKrfT OF COMMt SITY
b) Available cash more than half the amonut ol demand depv.lt«, 4'2 per cent, of all
r) Total Keaour.'oa nearly one-flfth more than total «lepoelta.
We Solicit Your Account
C. E. Pugh
E. B. Thompson
Thompson & Pugh
Plans Perfected For a Big Free
Dinner and a General
What is a Market Day, will be the
first question asked by all.
wtiat you make it, it depends on the far
mer to make it a success or failure.
The committee from the Commercial
Club, of which T. R. Howitt is Chair
man, will furnish vacant lota on which
tv display what you have to sell and tie
ing room for your homes or other live
stock that yon may wish to ml). Bring
anything you wish to sell or exchange
at private sale or auction—horses, cows,
or other livestock, machinery, house
hold goodi*. in (act any old thing that
you may wish to dispose of. An auc
tioneer will be present and will at the
service of all, a commission of 5 per cent
will be charged on the auction sales.
All are invited to come and help the
committee to maxe this first Market
I I>ay a saccese. You will t.ave a good
’ time and plenty to eat.
I Thia is going to be a great help to the
: farmer and the community as it will
soon be a center for every commodity
raised on your farm as it will attract
buyers from the city.
The business bouses of Gresham have
signified their intention of putting on
some attractive bargains for that day
which will amply repay you tor the
Wanted—Some on* to loan 11« a copy of
a photo of a potato field at the time of
digging. Send to the Herald.
Want to exchange your house, farm,
or unimproved acreage for other prop
erty anywhere? Call at Thompson A
Pugh's office, near Gresham depot.
Better Bargains for Cash
u Î ALWA
ALWAYS BUY FOR CASH,” said a successful
J business i man who recently came to Gresham, “and if I
haven’t the money, I wait till I get it”
This man said he had always found it a great advantage
to do a cash business
YOU will find it so every time.
People are really
surprised at the bargains they get at OUR CASH STORE.
Some even say we are selling cheaper than the goods can be
bought at wholesale. Be it so, you get the advantage for
cash. And so do we, for our business has doubled in the last
This Week Only
GRANITEWARE GIVEN AWAY!
have a large assortment of the celebrated
Onyx Enameled Ware
which we are selling at very low prices for cash. A GIFT
WITH EVERY PURCHASE!
Tea and Coffee pots
Dippers and Spoons
We now have plenty for everybody—3 carloads — Barley, and
high-grade Shorts and Bran. Best country Shorts. Low for cash.
WE ARE PAYING THE FOLLOWING PRICES
Office Near Gresham Depot
Improved and Unimproved Farms For Sale or Exchange,
Loans and Mortgages, Insurance, Deeds Made, Ab
stracts Examined, Notary Public.
Will Contract to Build Houses or Bungalows of Frame,
Brick or Cement.
Sole Agents for Thompson’s Addition. Sole Agents for
Our Motto: “Honesty and
MARKET DAY AT
GRESHAM MAY 5
Butter, per roll,
- 40 and 50c
Eggs, pw dozen,
Veal, per lb., -
9 and 9}c
Hogs, per lb.,
9 1-2 and 10c
Beef, per lb.,
- 4 and 4 l-2c
Mutton, per lb., -
5 and 5 1-2c
Hides, per lb.,
Chickens, per lb.,
16 and 17c
Springers, per lb.,
18 to 20c
Wool, per lb.
HOWITT & CO'S. CASH STORE
“THE MGBT IN QUALITY' AND QUANTITY''