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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 26, 1910)
FOREST FIRES SWEEP COUNTRY
Valuable Timber, Many Homes and Other
Buildings Have Been Consumed
HIGH WINDS FAN THE BLAZE FOR 48 HOURS
Timely Assistance From Portland Holds Blaze in
Abate at a Point Near Minsinger’s Mill
During tin* pul Ih4|;»yN tli<’
within two miles of Sandy. A re|sirt
«»( Gr«*idiiiiii Mini Nurrt>un<liii|< country from Mandy thia morning is to the
hav« l»«‘«*n grrntlv ••i«*»U*«| ntnl iihirtn«<l effect that tin- town is alii) in some
roiicvrniiig the forrat fire« which Hr-
danger l>nt aa there is no wind it is gen
raxing in all direct torn» and are »weep* ■ rally holfwved the town can be saved.
tli«’ country (or mil«**.
Forest Supervisor Sherrard rejsirtH
nuiiilx'ring in th«* hundred»* arc writing that the towns of I'irwiasi and Cherry
ville are m great danger.
i«>rth nil human effort to *uv<* i » oiii « i <4
People at Rlitslodendroii were yes
the T »any propertim nn«l timlwr threat-
terday placed aboard wagons, and with
curd Th«* fir** hna not ri*:i« hc«l m ur hoiiM-hold effects piled on the sain •
< ireidiitiii, nor im th«* town hi a iy way rigs, were started out for safety. Rho-
endangered from tin* g«*n«*ral conflagrn- dodi-inlron Tavern has not burned, al-
the fire has encircled the place.
tion, hut iwverthrh’MM guard»« are c«»n-
From Dover to bandy is a blackened
Mtantly on the lookout for minor tircN,
waste, tin- tire being held at a point
which might start. Th«* high wind near the Messinger mill, alsive Aschoff
which pr«-vailed for twodnyaand nights through the timely arrival of men sent
blow ing at a D»«inih« rate from the east, from Portland in automobiles.
nulls are near Sandy and their safety
and only mihai«lr<l W««dnra<lay after
depends largely upon the direction of
noon, a«lde<l much to the danger.
It ih reports! that a fir«* in a grove
A false report was published by the
just i*a»t of the city ciiu«*«*d much nnv Portland papers thia morning to the
i«»ty and required constant att«*ntion elicit that tliu Proctor A blrass mill
hud biirnisl A dispatch from there
hut aw the wind •piivt«*«l down is was
states thnt Hie mill still stnreis and
• • 11. > < c i t r- r. • < I
that the lire it one mile distant.
Th«* fir«* in now raging in th« Mt.
A summary of destruction as far a«
11 <»«* I road district and haw ww«*pt th«* can lie learned bslny is as follows:
The King hotel on the Moiyit Hissl
timlwr and M«*tth*m«*iit la*for«* it.
road, three families on the Roring road
ginning in the vicinity of Dover it
on the HalsU'd place have lost their
swept north ami jump«*«I tin* Samly riv homes, the Stone ranch, and llie Toll
er as a small Iwiy w«»ul«l hurdle an ir Gate tavern, the Salmon river | hmi -
otliee. numerous farm houses, immense
It has taken th«* Marmot bridge, ami quantities of timlier and codwood that
cannot at thin time lie estimated.
a nurnlsT of bridges almve that |N»lnt.
hire lias burned on Isilh sides of the
Al 6 o’clock Thursday night the tire i<>. W. I’, tracks from Boring to Haley
had a aeven mil«* frontage. It had eov- and Hoover spur.
From Hoover to
•*r«*«l Zig Zag Mountain, and awept to 1 Batefuhr is also burned.
Saturday evenings, at a o'clock, a
street meeting will 1st he>d on Main
The first gun of tlm "Oregon I try in
1910 ’ campaign was
al Lenta at a
Sunday at 4 p m, the temperance I
temperance rally held in th«* campmeet-
forces will unite with Evangelist Clara
ing lent <>n Fo»ler mad, Sunday after-
Badgeley in bolding temperance meet
noon, under amq>r-e<i of Mt Scott W. C.
ings on Plaza opposite county court
T. I’. There were rousing songs by a
union choir led by Mr. Sohnson.
The Ml. Scott W.C. T. U. is an up-
Alter o)>ei>ing esercisea led by Mis.
to-date union, and for several months
iloekins and Rev. Carr, Rev. Martin
han bad two meeting* (ier month for
was introduced and gave a short ad
systematic study of sociology.
dress brimfu of telling facta.
Additon, who is national lecturer and
The principal speaker was Mr. Uritch- I
ASSOC ate sii|>erintendent of th" social
low, of Portland, who handled the eco- I
science section of the National W. C,
nomic phase ol the liquor problem in a
T. U., is leader. The educational value
He drew no fancy
of these meetings cannot be overesti
picture hut gave figures, facts and logic
mated. They are free and visitors are
that acre unanswerable ami convincing.
He was was list, lied to with the closest
attention by a large audience.
Multnomah Grunge, Grient, will give
Announcements were made of other
dance, Saturday evening, Aug. 20.
meetings as follow s :
Ml Scott W. (!. T. (J. regular meet Richards' orchestra will furnish the
ings, first, second and fourth W. lines mu ic Supper will he served. Popu
days, at Evangelical chinch, 2:30 p. in lar pri es.
Biq Temperance Bully dl tents
Fairview Aug 25—A farewell recep
tion was given to Mr. and Mrs. Win.
Townsend al their home Tuesday even
ing. The time was pleasantly spent in
conversation and games after which the
dainty refreshments were
Those present were . Messrs, and Met-
dames J. W Townsend, R. Tigart, E.
A. Whitney, W. II. Mashburn, A. L.
('■qieland.C. 1 Raker, It. H. Dunbar,
Win. Tegart, R D Bailey, C. Shepherd,
H. N. Faris, J. B. Bowman, E. D. Hol
gate, Mesdames J. T. Stillion, finire
Ross, A. Kronvnherg. M. D. Bailey,
C Bno I.cn. Lome Kummer, .1. N. Her
bert, Emily Jackson, M. C. Cornett,
Mi-ses tlta Wilcox, Ruth Jaekann,
Rache Cook, Daisv Stillimi, Birdie
Marahbiirn, Eva Jackson, Blanche Eld
ridge, Blythe Copeland, A. Bracken,
Eva Townsend, Lillian Copeland, Em
ma, Johnson, Leona Bailey, Marguerite
Bailey, Trddie Jackton, Winifred Te-
gart, Freda llerliert, Doralhy Bcne< ke,
Josephine T »W usimi, Messrs. J ft. I 'oil
man, \ T. Axtell, Clifford Copeland,
Cedric Stone, Reed Eldridge, Perry
Dolph, Chester Kronenberg, W. E.
To.nsend, W. F. Tegart, Ellsworth,
Raker, la*o Bailey.
Secret of Hundlinq d Balky Horse
A tired balky horse is less apt to balk
than <>ne fresh from the stable, and such
horses are oftentimes kept in harness
right up to I he time of sale. This is a
“David Harnm“ trick and well worth
Also, when a horse
balk«, be careful to examine his should
ers. Soreness of the akin may lie the
It is a trick of the “gyps’* sec
retly to bathe the shoulders of a horse
with an irritating solution which in 12
hours or less makes the animal refuse
to pull in harness. They do this with
horse« on which they propose making
a hid the following day in the hope that
when the victim balk« the owner will
la-come disgusted nud disc lint the price.
Some horses balk when worked hi sin
gle harness but goall right when hitched
double. Chloroform is sometimes used
to make a balky horse stupid, so that
he will forget to balk.
Kindness, (letting*, coaxing with a
lump ol sugar, carrot, apple or other
dainty some line* succeeds with a balky
horse when harsh measures fall. Cruel
procedures should be discountenanced
ami punished anl among these the
worst trie . perhaps, is to start a tire of
paper, straw or brush under thebalker.
.Sometimes all that is necessary is to
distract the hors«.’« attention by pound
ing lightly w th a stone on the shoe of
one fore foot, liv tying a coni around
under the knee, or by holding up one
foot a few minutes.
When a horse balks, one way of cur
ing him is to remove the harness, put
on a halier, pull Ills head around to his
side and tie the halter riqie in a »lip
knot to a strand of two of the tail hair,
so as to keep the head well toward the
tail. Then he is forced to walk around
in a circle until he staggers and is ready
io drop, when the rope may be loosed
and the horse will lie likely to behave
and rememlier til lesson for sometime.
Some horses balk by lying down and
refusing to budge. If the four feet of
such a sulker are “hog-tied” together
and he is abandoned and allowed to re
main tied for an hour or two, he will
usually be thankful to get up and go on
w hen set at liliel ty.—Horse S< crets.
I he Ontario Plan
DISASTROUS FIRES ARE RAGING !
Throughout the state. Many have lost their homes. Some have
lost in addition to their homes many valuable papers.
One of our customers informs us that he lost several hundred in currency
mid gold coin ami several hundred more in notes.
The Safest Place for money is in the bank where it is at all times protected
from lire and thieves.
You enn pay your hills by check. If your check book burns you lire out
nothing. Every check is returned to you and is a valid receipt from the person
All your notes and valuable papers will be taken eare of in a private I hix in
our vault for 42 per year.
You cannot afford to run the risk
safe is worth many times the cost.
The assurance that your papers are
We represent the most reliable Fire Insurance Com
panies and will look after your interests in this line
it ■ I
The 1’rov nee of Ontario, Canada, dis-
(Miseses of its timber by periodical sales.
These sales are extensively advertised
for months and bring in buyers from al
Eastern Canada and the border states.
The timber land is surveyed and blocked
off in tracts. These tracts of timber
are sold, subject to stumpage or royalty
to th? highest bidder.
species of timber may be cut. Nothing
under twelve inches and no other tim
ber except such as is specified mav be
cut unless absolutely necessary to en
able the logs to lie gotten out. The
buyer has a certain number of years in
which to cut the timlier, at the expira
tion of which period the land reverts to
the province and is thrown open to
settlement, or, if still too remote for
settlement, is turned back for another
growth ot timlier. These sales yield
from «1,01)0,000 to $3,000 00O each. As
a result Ontario is the lightest taxed
community in North America. It is
also the greatest agricultural commu
nity and has the best public school sys
FAIR ASSOCIATION GETS BUSY
In Oregon we have hail lawmakers
and lawmakers. One of them was the
Hon. Pat McArt'iur. He voted for the '
notorious Bean-Brooke bill.
It pro- .
posed to mak it a misdemeanor for a Preparing for the Big Grange Fair Which Takes
legislative candidate to take Statement
Place in Gresham Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1, 2.
It provided severe penalties for
violations. If it had pas ed, it would
have kille<l people's choice of United
States aenator in Oregon. It struck at |
tiie very root ol the plan by whi b peo
ple in this state select their sen itor, and
projiosed to force the selection of the
aenator back into the legislature. It
v a so olioiiH a bill that, though Mc An Important Meeting Held--Grange May Put in a
Arthur and several other legi«lators at
Large Dining Hall--Attractions Signing Up.
tempted its passage, the hou«e rejected
What s|>ectac e was this in law-
Arrangements ar-- under way to se-
A »(»ecial meeting ot the Fair board
making'* The people passed the pri-
the services of the Oregon Male
n iry law making direct -election of
senator through Statement No. I law ters of immediate importance were dis- quartet for the Sunday program. This
rganization gave a concert the last
ful, Mr McArthur and his friends in I cussed.
The conditions upon which evening of the fair last year and it was
complete contempt of the people s ac
concessions were to be taken in and the generally conceded to be the best thing
tion, attempted t • make it unlawful.
of the entire season. They wi I appear
I hey »ought in the legislature to undo plans for providing good lunch counters
at the state f»ir and at the couulry club
t««at which the citizens in their sover
eign capacity iiad d ne at the ballot is probable that »'■me grange will ac- and it is evident that their work stands
box. In effect, they attempted to make ■ eept the offer for putting in a fi'st-class in very high esteem wherever they are
it unlawful for the people to select their ! dining hall, and some smaller stands known.
senator. It was a Ixild scheme to assas will lie admitted. It is probable that
Arrangements are well under way for
sinate one ot the la-st measures in effect the Fair association will conduct its putting on a number of racing events.
i < this state. After thus revealing his own refr aliment stands.
Arrange The agreements are pretty well ar
hand, is Mr. McArthur the kind of ments have already been made for a ranged under which a part of the fa r
agent to lie entrus ed with the lawuiak- ; tnerrv-go-round and some other features grounds are to be leased to the Mult
■ .,g |H>wer? Dot e people want a law : are in view.
nomah Driving Association and imme<l-
parxed making it a crime for them to
work will be started on the grading
It has been decided to have a child
desire to choose their ow n senator? If ren's day and to offer some prizes to of the track and the building of suitable
not. before they vote in the coming pri lucky mumbers.
This idea proved i barns.
maries, they had better scrutinize Mr. quite a drawing feature last
There will be another meeting of the
McArthur's legis ative record.—Ozegon Children's day will be Saturday, Octob Fair a sociation held in Gresham Satur
Da ly Journal.
A RACING PROGRAM MAY BE ADDED TO FAIR
Apple Crop of Northwest Is d Bouncer
The next annual meeting of the Am
erican Association of Farmers’ Institute
Workers will be held at Washington,
D. C., November 14 to 16, 1910. At the
same place and beginning November 16
will be held the annual meeting of the
As»K-iation of American Agricultural
Colleges and Experiment Stations.
Bids ar ■ wanted for nine cords cd
go d wood, bidder to specify qualify.
Bids received till August 30.
Wei ing, Clerk, Dist. 8, Troutda e. '34
» tpple-growers in the Pacific, or box
group, taking in W shington, Gregor,
Idaho, Montana, California, New Mex
ico, Utah and Colorado, will this year
have the largest crop ever harvested in
When you hear an evil report abcut
there states and the fruit promises to be
anyone, halve it, then quarter it, then
of extraoidinary good quality, according
say nothing about it.—Spurgeon.
Weekly Oregonian and Herald $2.00
to a report on the condition of the yield
in the United States and Canada, re
ceived by W. D Finley, assistant sec
retary in Spokane of tiie fifth Dry
Farming Congress, from C. P. Roth
well, secretary of the luternation 1
Apple Shippers’ association. The re-
jxirt says in part:
“I'lie Pacific group shows a decline in
but one important state—Colorado.
There are heavy increases in Washing
ton and Oregon, and heavy increses in
Washington and Oregon, and heavy in
creases in the less important states of
Idaho ami Utah. The important state
of California show« a moderate increase
of 1ft per cent, and for the w hole group
an increase of 50 |>er cent over a year
ago is promised.”
The output of Washington and Idaho
will lie 201) |ier cent )>etter than in 1901),
Mr. Rothwell says, w hile Oregon’s crop
will tie 175 per cent abe d of last year.
Montana and New Mexico are 10 per
cent under a year ago; Utah, 100 per.
cent lietter; California, 15 (ier cent in
crease, and Colorado, ;tt) per cent less
Guaranteed Buggies, with Leather quarter tops,
fine Leather trimmings.
“In accordance with the practice of
our aMociation for several years. “Mr.
Rothwell explains, “we make last year’s
crop in each state the basis for this
year’s estimate, increasing or diminish
ing the percentage as the crop is cor-
If wanted with full inch Goodyear Rubber Tires, they cost $18 more.
res|iotidingly lighter or heavier. For i
illustration: If a given state is tated at
So per cent, it mean« the crop this ye r
is equal t > four-fifths of the crop of a
year ago, or if given at 200 per cent, the
crop in such state is just twice hs large
as a year ago.
"Upon the important questior ofl
quality I will say that it decidedlv (let
ter than in 1909. New England, New-
York and Ohio all promise a much bet
ter quality than a year ago, than does
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all the southern group' while the Pacific
exceptionally good <
quality for the entire group, which |
will lie the heaviest ever harvested.”
Great Buggy Bargains
Delivery and Farm Wagons
Harness put on the Bargain List
A. Miller has moved into his new !
house which is now partly finished.
Mr. Huntington and family were in
Dover last Sunday.
$4 to $5 SAVED O.V A SINGLE BUGGY HARNESS
$50 Team Hamess at only
$35 Double Driving Hamess at only
W. I*. Roberts was in Sandy last Tues- j
Mr. Turner and wife of Portland were >
visiting Mr. Simister last week.
Fred Black has been spending a few 1
days in the mountains (licking buckle-
Victor Bod ley and Mr. Cory are put-'
ting in telephones at Sandy.
C. L. Boss & Co.
[Moline Plow Co. Building]
320-328 EAST MORRISON ST.