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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (July 29, 1910)
There will be a g me Sunday the 31st.
between the Gieshani Giant« and Hills
• dale on the home diamond. A good
•••••••••••••••••••••••••* game • promised.
: LOCAL NEWS ITEMS :
Dr, 8. P. Rittner will return from
.1. E. Kronenberg ami family, of The
Dalles, Dre., are visiting Mr*. Kronen- Seaside and be ready for business about
berg's parents Mr. an<l .Mrs. 1.. I*. Man August I. Mrs. Bittner and the baby
will remain lor another m >ntli.
ning for a month.
Mrs. Manning started for Kalispell,
Mont . on Thursday the 28th. to visit
het daughter and family, Mr. an t Mrs
L. D. Howard, formerly of Gresham.
R. AV. Gill, of Cleone, has the l>ad
luck to get harpooned by a hay for*
last Thursday. The fork tiew the track
and struck Mr. Gill in the thigh, giving
him a narrow margin for safety, but be
ing a farmer, a granger and man of con
siderable vitality, be is going to pull
Mrs. J. M. Short is home for a few
days from the beach, at Holman. She
will return in a few days to her daugh
ters and they expect to spend the re
mainder of the vacation.
Mr. and Mrs J. E. Miller of Portland
Spent Sunday at the home of Mrs.
B. A. Kern and family, of Cal, is
visiting at the home of his uncle, M D.
Kern. Mr. Kern has been looking for
a location and i as decided to go into
the mercantile business at Newburg,
The Gresham Public Library will be
closed evenings during the month of
August, also the usual Thursday de
liveries will be discontinued till Sep
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Thompson an I
family accompanied by Miss Frances
Tucker have gone to Welches where
they will spend a few weeks outing.
Henry Gulickson went to Latourell on
Wednesday on a business trip.
Quarterly meeting services will l>e
held in the Free Methodist church,
Friday and Saturday evening of this
week. Sabbath services 11 a. m and
8 p. m. All are invited. District Elder
W. J. Johnston in charge.
John Metzger of Topeka. Kansas, is
visiting relitivee in this citv.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Look are the
proud parents of a baby girl.
Chas. Gedamke and family are at
Welches for their outing.
Rev. E. H. Todd, vice president of
Willamette University, will occupy the
pulpit of the Methodist church next
Sunday morning at 11 a. m. The
pastor will preach at 8 p. m on “Air
ships.” There will be special music.
Chas. A. Congdon, brother of Will
Congdon, was killed in the recent
Southern Pacific wreck at Feather river
bridge. Cal. Two persons were killed,
Mr. Congdon was the engineer and had
been on the division for twenty years.
This was bis first wreak. He visited
his brother Will and family here about
a year ago. The four brothers had
planned to meet next year at their old
home in New York and there meet a
fifth brother from Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Albertson en
tertained as guests last Sunday, Mr.
and Mrs. Brand and daughter Helen, of
Portland and L. C. Wescott and daugh
ters Blanche and Avis and son Will, of
Mrs. Emma Goger and daughter
visited Mrs. Goger’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Kane on Wednesday, Mrs
Goger favored the Herald for e w ith »
fine treat of Lambert cherries from her
home place near Pleasant Home
D. M. Roberts transacted business in
J. H. Metzger and family who are at
Seaside for a few weeks outing are in
tending to start home on the 30th.
They report a grand time at the resort.
Miss Bessie Gordon, of McMinnville
public school, formerly of Indiana, is
visiting at the M. E. parsonage.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Crawford have gone
to Seaside where they will spend a
couple of months.
Bessie Osborne, accompanied by her
brot er Jos-pb, has returned to Gresh
am from Vancouver, B. 0 Mrs. O borne
is expected next week. They expect to
make their home here.
Mrs. Phillip Bratzel started on Thurs
day fora f>ur months' visit with her
daughter iri Hebron, North Dakota.
Mrs. C. G. Foss has gone to Toledo,
Ore., to visit her mother. She will be
gone three weeks.
Mt. A. J. Stout has sold, through th -
agency of the First State Bank, his 1 >
acre tract near Preston station to Mrs.
J. A. Stephens of Pleasant Home. M -.
Stephens will have this tract platted
into acre tracts which should find ready
sale located as they are on the car line
She will make a home for herself on a
portion of it.
The Sellwood Tri-City team meet with
an awful beating at the hand- of the
Gresham Giants, Sunday, at Gresh-m,
the score being 19 to 1 in favor of th
Giants Scott was pounded out of he
box in the fourth inning and was re
place« I by “Dutch” Habernicht, and be
fore the side could lie retired 10 runs
had crossed the plate. The Sellwood
team theu went all to piece- ami the
Giants worked like a merry-go-roun i
running in scores at their own sweet
will. The game was to have a side bet
of $100, but when the Sellwood bac ers
saw the Giants m practice t'«ey tracked
How It Can Be Done by Simple h.sth-
ods and Successfully.
HOW TO GET
May Be Built In Systems
Miles at a Time.
A good soap or washing powder, two
or three tuba, one or. better still, two
family sized wringer*, plenty of wa
ter. a good drying yard, a boiler, a
glass washboard, a really good wash Would Ramova a Heavy Burden on
Ing machiue and a sunshiny day are
Farm Property — 1.000.000 Miles of
the essentials If oue would wash wool
Highways Out of 2.300.000 Are Ueed
ens successfully, The quickest thor
For Rural Free Delivery and Are
ougti washing is the best method In
Thue Poet Roade.
washing woolens. Except for extreme
ly soiled things, soaking hinders clean
It would save a deal of time, trouble
liness riyher than helps II
and ex|H*use if one alate or community
For the want of a little knowledge would profit by the experience of oth
tn laundering natural undyed wools er* in the matter of road building rath
are easily «[»oiled, though they are
er than persist in going forward by tits
Just as easily kept in perfect condi and starts ami generally milking a
tio« if one goes about it tn the right
mesa of it before learning what to do
and how to do It. It would shorten
in wnshing all undyed woolen arti
the proceaa, and the same end would
cles a little ammonia can be used to
be the sooner reached New York be
advantage, rendering them soft «nd
gan with an appropriation of Joo.otm.
but In fire years voted a bond issue of
lather, always using a soap Jelly for
and Is expeuding $.">.000.000
the purpose. The alkali in the soap
Jelly is mneb modified and less likely a year. Maryland Is ex|>eiidlng one
third as much. Pennsylvania Is |>ut-
to barm the wool.
Soap Jelly Is made thus: Shred the ting millions every year into good per
soap finely, using ends and bits for manent roads. Illinois, Iowa. Missouri
the purpose, Just cover with water and other valley states should sit up
and put tn a pan or Jar and place on and take notice.
The s[»llt log drag or Its equivalent
the back of the stove until the soap
a very valuable road tool. Its use
is all dissolved. It should be freshly
made, as it loses its strength if kept should l»e encouraged. AVe should not.
long. Use In the proportion of a quar however, deceive ourselves that the
ter of a pound of soap to one quart of road drag Is a solution of the good
water. It should be prepared Just be roads problem. Nothing short of a hard
fore washing day to be ready for use. 'wearing surface upoli the main roads
See that the water is only a little will meet the need of the age.
The money required to build g«»«!,
more than tepid heat, work up the
lather with the band, add a little am permanent roads throughout the coun
monia—a tablespoonful to a gallon of try would reach enormous figures, aud
water Is the allowance—and plunge In if It were an Item of expense that uius'
the gar men L Never rub on soap or be paid now one might well regard the
rub between the bands. Rather shake task as hopeless. However, the situa
about in the water, using a squeezing tion when understood Is not at all dis
sort of motion. Squeeze out this first couraging from a financial viewpoint
water, turn and. if dirty, put into a The only drawback 1« the reluctance
second water with rather less soap of the public to study the question
jelly and no ammonia. Pass through closely.
if the following [wilnts nre kept In
this water in the same way. then into
clean warm water for rinsing. A ta mind it will nid to a dearer conception
blespoouful of ammonia may be added of the facts involved In the g«»«>d r<
to the rinsing water. Pass through the question:
wringer and then shake well. The
First.—Every good road built Is an
importance of this process must be asset. It adds to the property value
of the country more than Its cost.
To prevent shrinkage woolen goods
must be dried quickly, and much of the
moisture can be shaken out. and the
shaking also raises the pile of the wool
and makes it soft and cozy. Indeed,
light knitted goods can be shaken near
ly dry See that such things nre pulled
into their natural shape before they
dry. and hang in the air. but not In the
sun. If drying Indoors must l«e resort
ed to. do not hang too near the fire
or in too great a heat. If the slightest
steam arises from the woolens when
they are drying they are "walking in”
as hard as they can
In regard to the steeping of flannel
this is unnecessary unless for new flan
nel or body wooleus that are greasy
with perspiration. Make a lather with
soap jelly, add ammonia. put In the ar
ticle and steep for half an hour with
OETTIXG THE HOAD IN CONDITION.
the cover on
Use tLe water for the (From Good Hoads Magazine. New York J
first washing. This process gets all
the sulphur dressing out of the flan Increases the valiie of all forms of
prcqierty. but farm property most of
One or two precautions: Never use all. This re« five» the largest and most
auimonin for colored material. The direct benefit from good roads. So
water rnu«t not be either too hot or too good roads nre an Investment ns sure
cold—Just tepid —washing and rinsing ly as building burns, drainage or any
and all at the same temperature. Ttxi other improvement that adds value.
Second.—The roads ought to be built
much soap hardens and discolors. If
possible, wash only one garment at a in systems, many miles at a time, In
time, as If woolen things lie about wet this way better work can lie secured
and the cost per mile will la? much
less. If twenty to thirty miles are
built at a time competition will tie
HANGING OF HAMMOCKS
sharp, Contractors will plan to use
How to Accomptieh This and Make the Infest and most approved methods,
and the result will be a better job at
10 to 25 |«*r cent less money. There
A seasoned camper who has learner!
apt m be better inspection and con
many things to make outdoor living
comfortable has given this rule for strmtion. consequently less cost to
maintain, than if built In short strips.
hanging a hammock:
Third. The pa.vinent of the original
The head should Ire two feet higher
of building the roads ought to be
than the foot. Tins gives a comfort
The proper distance Is exteuded over twenty or thirty years.
about six feet from the ground for the There is no valid reason why those
now carrying the burden of taxation
head end and four feet for the foot.
Another Important print Is to have should bear the whole load. A stone,
ttie head rope shorter than that at the brick or even a good gravel road If
foot of the hammock If the head one well built will serve for a generation
Is about a foot long and the other four with a fii-.di rate up keep expense.
and u half feet, the head of the per AVli.v should not those who coin«- after
son will feel little movement while the us and enjoy the benefit help pay the
This overcomes that bill? Tills makes the payment com-
feeling of nausea which keeps many parntlvely easy.
Fourth. -The roads belong to the
persons out of a hammock.
There are many Improved hammocks public. Their condition affects the pub
these days. Those with stiffening for lic welfare. They are usi-d to carry
both ends give almost the effect of an the food supply of the world’s market
open air bed
Some of them have and to return a large part of the fac
slightly raised sides to prevent falling tory output to the farm. It is equita
ble that at least one half the expense of
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building nnd caring for good roads
should be chargeable to the public as
How to Make Coffee Ice Cream,
Scald lightly ii pint of thin cream or n whole and the other one-half paid by
half milk and half cream. While hot the locnllty receiving the Immediate
put in one cup of sugar, boiled five and most direct benefit. This takes a
minutes, with one cup of very strong, heavy burden off farm property.
Fifth.—Out of approximately 2.300.-
Cool and put in the
freezer and turn till nearly stiff. Then ooo miles of highways In the United
fold in a pint of whipped cream and States about 1.000,000 nre used for
freeze solid. Pack In a mold and put mral delivery nnd are thus post roads.
In Ice and salt till needed. Arrange on It is estimated that four fifths of all
top a number of candled mint leaves, fhe traffic the country over passes over
standing them up in a circle toward one-fourth of the road mileage, it is
the center. Serve plain or with whip these roads with the heavy traffic
ped cream and give a leaf or two of whl«li slioul«) receive the first atten-
the mint to each person served with tlon. if 400.000 tulles of good stone
or gravel roads were added to those
the frozen coffee
already built It would give a complete
network of good roads from ocean to
How to Improve Beked Potato««.
Let them stand In a pan of cold wa ocean anil from the lakes to the gulf
ter for about an hour, then put them and would serve from 75 to 80 per
In the oven while wet This seems to cent of nil the traveling upon the pub
eteam them «nd eook them mueb lic highways.
PASTURE- Horses or Cows pasturisi
(or summer Webb Farm, Phone 158 tf
BRIGHT REALTY GO
For the following at bargains
prices: Is'ts. houses, acre
age traits, farms, business
sites, mid other property.
WANTED Butter, Eggs ami Farm
Produce at Wualell’s store, Gresham, tf
A\ ANTED Veal and Hogs and (at
Cattle. Top prices.
Roy Stafford, on
Mam »t , Gresham.
PUBLIC SHOULD BE TAXED.
(’till It til 11, nA for
X 1 rs
Produce, Veal, Pork, Chickens,
and Eggs taken at
Or take Mount s.-ott car to lent*.
HERALD BARGAIN OFFERS MARKF71 PRICES
PRUNE DRYER—For Sale or Kent.
For partu'ulars phone or write M rs
M Ball, at Cottrell. Po tollice, Boring, Beaver State Herald and other papers
The price of The Herald alone Is |l
FOR PIANO I.ES ONS
Sec Mrs a year. but to those w ho would like the
Starr, I eadqiiarter- al Mrs S. S. »«(vantage of a clubbing rate with other
Thompson s every Wednesday. -io min |si|s«rs we offer the following low
utes, otic; one hour. 75c.
30 prices :
Xrmrmtrr Ihrw ttt thr lowrst Kalrs
LOST" OR STOLEN —Black and white
cow, white star in forehead. I'M reward “the Herald” In combination w ith any
of the following:
t ft A IIIIt»
Fresh Cows walitisi. T. R. Howitt.
W LE h 1 Y ORKGONI
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• 1 IM»
LUMBER At our new mill l‘4 miles
southeast of Kelso. We deliver liiniler
WA NTED—Young girl to assist with
housework ami care of two children
Mrs. R E. Eason. Sandv.
T. K. How
WANTED—All kinds of milch cows
Cash i>aid. W. Ellison, Cleone, phone
WANTED—Some one * ho wants a
bargain in real estate at Fairview. In
quire at First State Bank, Gresham, tf
FOR SALE—I twine binder, almost
new. Cheap. C. Cleveland.
Bartsch Bros. Planing Mill
Mile south of Plea-ant Home. All kinds
of Diesai-«! l.umla-r (or building pur
poses, at reasonable prices.
if desired. Phone.¡9x1.
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Met Al I. H M KGA7.INK (l-adlra*)
Main St., Gresham
nnre Y0UR watch 9
UULo keep time :
If nut, we'll cure it, and
wonder why you did'lit 1 think of us
AII our work guarani.... I
slipshod job leaves our
workmen are skilled ami c
You'll not grumble nt
Fred D. Flora
Thia prier la for «Irliwry l»y mall only and
only when remitía nee I» mad«* with order
l’»i»« ra may be »«’lit to ■«•|»rrate a«t«lr« »ar» Hub
ih ri pt loua may Iwüln al any lime
Having bought back my old shop I am prepared
to do your
HORSESHOEING AND REPAIR WORK
CITY BLACKSMITH SHOP
Main Street, Gresham, Ore.
FOR SALE—A 7x9 donkey engine, in
g ssl shii|»e.
Bornstedt A Rucgg,
FOR SA1.E—3Ö acres, 20 in ••ultiva-
tion ; 2 acres in bearing oictiard, all new
buiI«Iing« 3 miles E. of Gresham. $2IH
tier acre. Easy terms, see owner.
Frank Michele, I mile south of Hogan
Phone ■ 8
New Plumbing' Shop
1 w i ■)> to state to the public (list limn - | <ni «1 all up-to-date Plumb-
in <iroham n rhird Street, ad] I
i ' « .
furniture store. All kimia of plumbing tiently done Tinware and other
iiteiisiUi mended promptly.
ing and 1 in
Roofing and Gutters Furnished and Placed
f stimules Iurnished lor
F. E, Marshall
Mitchell, Lewis & Staver
How to Keep Finger« Smooth.
The bane of the average sewer or
embroiderer is the roughened (lr«t fin
ger. This Is particularly trying when
one is using embroidery silks which
catch and roughen easily, To keep the
hands in good condition wash them
carefully before tieginning work nnd
rub off all roughness with a fl tie
pumice stone Then wash off with a
little acetic acid, which can tie bought
at any drug store
if this Is not at
hand n good cider vinegar answers the
same purpose and makes the skin soft
How to Wash Ruchings.
Put the niching In u wide mouthed
bottle or Jar anil cover with gasoline,
Cover and let It set nlsiut two hours
Shake thoroughly nn«l pour off the gas
ollne, rubbing a little between the
hands If necessary. If a little stiff
liess Is desired, rinse in clear water to
which a spoonful of sugar has been
added and dry without wringing
How to Clean Net.
To clenn <lel|<nte net yokes and
waists make a thick paste of flour and
gasoline Use the prone with a small
stiff brush anti rub well. I .erne a
thick coating of the paste on to dry
When the gasoline has evaporated the
flour will brush out. leaving the net
clean and white
PHONE 503, GRESHAM, OREGON
Ehe Best in the Meat Line
You Can I ind the Best I hat Experienced Buyers Can Secure
Always on Hand in Our Shop
GRESHAM MEAT CO.
Prices Right—Quality Considered
F. A. Fleming
S. H. Thompson
TRANSFER AND LIVERT BARN
Livery, Boarding anil Sales Stables
BULL RUN ST AGE LINE knives our barn daily at 9 a. rn.
Run at noon, leaves Bull Run nt I :3O p m . arrives Gresham 1:30 p. m
New Line of Rigs.
Your I’atronnge Solicited
Phone, Farmers 51f>
FAMOUS ICE CREAM
Served Wholesale and Retail
B. F. Rollins
County Orders Solicited
Herald and Weekly Oregonian $2 per year.