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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (April 14, 1911)
GRESHAM AND VICINITY
RHSUMI' OP TUB WBIK'I DOINGS IN ANU ABOUND Till; CITY
GRESHAM’S POSTOfHCE BUSINESS
The following show« what business
ha« been done at the Gresfinm P. O. for
the first quarter of the years 1910, and
Order« issued from January 1st, 1010—
Orders issued paid from January 1st
to March list, 1911 —
Domestic issued ll<H.
Postal Receipts from January 1st to
March 31st, 1910, 1982.61
Postal Receipts from January 1st to
March 31st, 1911, »1134 It.
HOME SU Kt RS AI II MION!
FOR SALE— Eighty acres of fine well
laying land, 2S miles from Handy, 15
acres in gissl timber; good water, eight
acres in cultivation, 83200. l.iquireof
C. W. Cassidy, Handy, Ore.
Gresham's water and sewer Isnids,
W II. Karri« slightly improved.
Grandma l.iiineman is contiirdng to amounting to 120,000, were a warded to
E. II. Rollins A Hons of New York.
They brought a premium of |2 oh an I
J. II. t'iialkeKof Arlrta was in Gres
all costs of issue, including th» blank
IsHids. This I« Gresham s Grati bond
Mi«« Fraud« Judy of Salem visited issue and tlie money will Is- used for
Miss Parmely last week.
laying water mains, which will l»< con
Little Luella Hldppy from Vancouver, nected with tlie ei'ond Bull Run pipe
Wash., visited Mr». A. Thompson sev line, and s sewer system The city en
eral day« th!» week.
gineer is now pr paring plans for fedii
T. R. Howitt hs» opened a now liuni- and tb<* work will commence In a few Ì
WON FIRST PRIZE AT ALL FAIRS
nesa institution in Gresham,namely, an months
HliADQUAK I F.RS IWH.I.
office for buying and «idling ol stock.
Standard gunge track is now laid from
Bl; AT PLEASANT HOME
Don't forget to ttend the sale and
tea at the millinery store Saturday the Mount ll'srd line to the end of the
afternoon and evening given by tin- grade near the Handy river. The rails
Queen Esther circle lor the benefit of »re K' i ;s>iind steel and have been put
The liusiest little things ever made
down as the permanent truck Stand
are Dr. King's New Lite Pills, Every
Mr. Htisd who has lieen very ill for
■0'1 « time is liot able Is* out Vet slid several limes this week and are engag pill is n sugar-coated globule of health,
that change» weakness into strength
Will not Is« able to teach again this ed in hauling ballast, ties and camp
The most valuable con
languor into energy, brain-fag into
term. Mi»» Emma Wilkie will take his supplies to tlie farthest point, where
in placing an ad
mental [stwer; curing Constipation,
claws'» for the remainder of titin term. work on a new section is to lie com
vertisement is the number
Headache, Chill», l>y»|M<pia, Malaria.
menced at once.
In the M. E. Church Sunday iiioru-
of readers you can reach
W. F. Akin, well known in Eastern Only 2fic at all druggists
Illg there will lie special Easter services
through the medium you
an<l music and Sunday evening there
are using. The Herald al
Our friend« are like our clothes—un
will la< an Easier Cantala by the choir Business College Baseball league, com
at H o'clock, under the direction of C. posed of tlie four business collegi*» of less they wear well we get little satis
ways has been, and it con
Portland. Th« clubs will play every faction out ol them.
tinues to be, the most wide
Friday and Saturday during the next
There was very pleasant surprise two months and then the two leading
ly read paper in eastern
party, Wednesday evening given in ciuf« will play a series of exhibition
In CMM of rheumatism relief from
Multnomah and Clackamas
honor of Miss issliel Metzger at the
pain make« sleep and rest poasibla.
Don’t make a
home of her cousin, Miss Velma Metz
Bert I »mg »nd family of Washougal This may lie obtained by applying
failing to con-
ger. There was about fifty of her
Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale by
friend« and sc I hmi I males tier« to wel • re visiting Mr». Ding's parents, S. 8. all druggist»
Thoni|>»on They expect to move into
come her tan k to Gresham.
the »mall house near Mr. Thoni|t»on*s
The big railroad camp, located at tlie
and Mr. I*ong will do teaming this
northeast corner of the city for the
Yea, He Was Good.
P«»t two months, wa« moved »n Mon
“Were you a good boy in school to
There will lie tlie last quarterly meet day?"
Jay to t'ra»well's Crossing where it was
"1 think SO. dad. Anyway, teacher
re-established. It number« al»>ul 21M) ing of the year at the Free Methodist
men, employed ballasting the track, church la-ginning Friday evening and called me a holy terror."—Buffalo Ex-
setting trolly poles and building fence. lasting over Sunday. W. \V Johnson presa.
presiding elder will preach.
Tlie baseball value that was to have
Dealers in Rough and Drew»«!
been played next Sunday ladween the] W. E. ('rasiseli has sold two farms
The Tramp-1 once lived on water.
Giants and Portland Maroons on the | lately. Mr. t'raswell is operating in lady, for six months. The Ijidy—You
Gresham diamond has I mm ’H |WM»t polled real I state at Pleasant Home and rtf don't look like It. How did you man
to some future date on account <»f wrt port« many eastern caller» but they age It? The Tramp—I was a sailor.
ground »n l the Giant« will take u rv«t think pro; erty tisi high.
Mill East of SANDY
William It. Ree , for many years a
To have failed la to have striven; to
as there lias been no other gmin* wr«
resident of Cascade Dick», died in have striven Is to have grown.—Malt
Special Prices on all Olii Stock
Portland last Sunday, aged 74. He wa« hie D. Babcock.
John I*. Wellies and Miss Alice Illirismi at hi« old home on Tuesday.
Mickelson, of Russellville, were married
Itoy Hartley and »on Elvin of Boise
last week and are now at home in a
are visiting Mr Hartley'» par
newly built cottage of their own. They
are Isith well known in Eastern Mult ent», W. T Hartley ami wife.
Mr». J. E. Miller of Portland visited
nomah, living members of Russellville
grange, and very popular with their ns- home folks Wednesday.
•ociates. The Herald extends congrat
Iky larmlnq Iruths
Rural route No. 1, from Cleone, has
“Dry Farming,'' by John A. Widtaoe,
been readjusted to lake rffi-ct May 1.
president ol the Utah Agricultural Col
Bv the new arrangement the Cleone
lege (published by the Macmillan Com
route will l*e taken off the Base Line
pany, New York), is a recent contribu
road for most of the way, leaving tlie
tion to modern agriculture. It ap|rears .
service there to the Gresham route,
as a number of the Rural Science Ser- j
Both routes have been lapping
iea, of which 1.. II. Bailey, dean of agri- j
Base Line since the service I tega n
culture at Cornell University, is editor.
Opeiiing of the new Barr road allow«
In this volume of »trout four hundred
Electric service is at your complete
the change to lie made
pages, excellently illustrated, the auth- ;
command any hour of the day or night.
A gissl wood and coal yard is one of or presents, in well-organized and log- I
tlie needs of Gresham. With Its rapid ical order, scientific facts underlying!
It will heat baby’s milk in an electric
growth and constant advancenient the the prislucti'in of crop» in regions of '
water heater in three minutes at 3 a. m.
town should have such an institution llmiteii rainfall. The Issik appears at
ami a good business is in sight for tlie an op|»irtune time, because of the
just as easily as any other time.
one who is first in tlie field. Already great need of reliable information upon >
No matter when is the hour of your
many persons are giving orders to farm the subject of dry farming The semi-
ers out of town for their next winter's arid West of that part of tlie United
need, the electric servant responds in
supply of wimh I, and the demand reach States lying beyond the lOilth meridian I
stantly. You can’t tire it out.
es over n wide territory outside the to the Pacific Coast, extending from '
You may have light, heat, power—one
Canada on the north to Mexico on the
United States census reports L r tffi- south, which lias in greater part an an
or all—at the pressing of a button.
towns of Multnomnh county were made nual rainfall of twenty inches or less.
And the cost of the service is well with
public last Saturday. Gresham is cred It is rapidly being settled by thousands
ited with Mil; Troutdale, Soil; Fairview, of families from all parts of the coun
in the means of the average family.
204; Saint Johns, 3872 and Portland try. who are undertaking to cultivate
Why not talk to us about it?
207,214. There has been a rapid growth these lauds with scarcely any knowledge
since the census was made nearly a of dry-larming iiu-thisls.
Telephone Main 6688 or A-6131.
year ago and all the towns have more
President Widtgoe’s embodies the
people now than then. It is certain l»,«t and most reliable information ob
that Gresham has r»o per cent during tainable upon the subject in hand, not
the past year.
only for the man who actually tills tlie
The publicity committee of the Gres soil, but also the scientific investigator.
ham District Commercial Club is pre To quote the author: “It tins been
paring copy for a circular which will Is* written with the needs of^the farmer in
presented to the club tonight for ap view primarily.’’ Noone knows better
proval. If satisfactory it will la' issued than does 'lie writer of this book what
in circular or booklet form to lie sent these needs are. lie is a product of the
out where it will do the most good. environment of which be writes; lie is
SEVENTH AND ALDER STREETS
Mrs. C. 8. Smith, corresponding secre a scientific investigator of tlie highest
tary of tiie club, has it list of over KMX)
names to which literature may be sent agriculture, and haa done, probably,
and it cannot fail to have lieneficial re more than any other man >n bringing
to light the fundamental truths upon
which dry farming is based. He dis
cusses the relation of dry farming to
farming; its problems, require
DAIRYMEN PIAN U) (OOPfRAÎt humid
ments for succcms , area involved, gen
eral climatic features, soils, conversa
A meeting of the dairymen of Eastern tion oi moisture, evaporation, summer
Multnomah has been called to assemble fallow, tillage, crop adaptation and
at the Gresham Grange hall on Thurs crop improvement, as well as other
day, April 27. at 10 a. tn., for an all phases of the subject, A brief history
day meeting, when steps will lie taken of the development of dry farming is
Io form a co-operative distributing sta included.
w M. J.
tion in Portland. The movement is
the result of dissatisfaction with the
Saved His Mother's Life.
terms offered by the creameries in this
“Four doctors had given me up,”
district and it is aimed to cut loose from writes Mrs. laiura Gains, of Avoca, Ijt.,
•‘anil my children and all my fniends
It is the conviction of the milk pro were looking for me to die, when my
ducers that some means must lie found son insisted that I use Electric Bitters.
I Can Give Customers the Benefit
to market their products with (more I did so, and they have done me a
of a Price that Is Right
profit, as the exjienses of the dairymen world of giwal. I will always praise
are steadily increasing. If the associa them.” Electric Bitters is a priceless
tion is formed one of the first things blessing to women troubled with faint
will be to undertake a system of dis ing and dizzy spells, bachache, head
tribution in Portland which will elimi ache, weakness, debility, constipation
nate the middle man, raise profits and or kidney disorders. Use them and
reduce the price to the consumer at the gain new health, strength and vigor.
■aine time. Further information inay They’re guaranteed to satisfy or money
lie had by consulting 0. E. Frits.
refunded. Only 5Oe at all druggists.
The Servant That Is
Never Off Dufy
Portland Railway, Light &
THE BEST MAKES AND
THE LARGEST STOCK
Diamond and Goodrich Makes
Blacksmith Shop - Main Street
•1» Henry «14«
Phone. Main 1010
J. M. SHORT, M D
S. P. BITTNER, M. D
FASCINATING STYLES IN
W . S . WOOD
We arc allowing a complete line of
GERMAN COACH STALLION
Real Estate. Probate and Corporaton
Prompt Attention to All Business
Phone 137 J
Res. Phone 708 Y
Residence H04 15th St.
AT REASONABLE PRICES
L. D. MAHONE
(i R E S M A M
- W ashington
V ancouver , -
LADIES TAILOMNO AND
1. 1. J ohnson
JOHN VAN ZANTS
Johnson à Van Zante
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Removed from Commtfrial Bide. to
*14 Hpauidlr;« Bldg . mi A Washington
W. J. OTT
W. C. Belt, M. D., C.M
Office over First State Bank
Phone, office, IV, re«., 1»
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BANK OF GRESHAM
Capital $ 15.000
J. Elkington, Pres. Jno. Sleret, Vice Pres. Emil G. Kardell, Cashier
Genera! Banking Business
Foreign Exchange Bought and Sold
Interest Paid on Time Deposits
Fire Insurance Written
Notary Public and Conveyancing
Duluth Woven Wire Fence
IS THE BEST
a is made of the best quality hard steel galvanised wire. The
knot is simple, strong and effective; has four points of bearing;
annot slip and has no sharp ends, yet is flexible, ¡allowing tlie
fence to conform to uneven ground. The line of horizontal wires
in* supported by strong, stiff, one piece steel pickets or cross bars,
vhich are held securely in place by the circular knot.
9 wire -
FOR SALE BY
STERLING & JOHNSTON
Main and Second Sts.
E. E. Marshall
Mitchell, Lewis & Staver
PHONE 503, GRESHAM, OREGON