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HOOD RIVER, OR., JUNE 8, 1889.
Express No. 2, leaves
Exprusg No. i, li-avee
Express No. 1, leaves
Kxpreos No. S, loaves
. . .10.40 A. M.
12:35 A. M.
. 2:05 A. M.
The mail arrives Irem Straltsburff at 11 o'clock A.
M. batXs; iepart. the same day at noon.
ForCl.enocth, ltv at 8 A. M. arrjves at 6 P.
For White Salmon leaves dailv at 8 A. M., arrives
atFromM'white Salmon leaves lor FuMft, Oimet.
Ttout Uke ad Cilenwood Mondays. Wednesday
and Fridays. Arrives on alternate dajs.
SOCIE'I f ROTES.
WversWc Mge. No"TI. O. T. W. i..trtH Ut
jwi Xd Sntnrdaynof each Howe itec?r lcr
Smith, Muster Workman; li. h. Howe, Kecorjir,
.1. 11. Middleton, Financier.
Canhv Post. So. -. A. K., meets second and
fourth iSatiirtiuvd of rau'h montn.
BRIEF LOCAL MATTERS.
Miss Julia Barrett is visiting friends
Rev. T. ,H. lialch is lecturing in
' Several Palles people are camped at
the forks of the river.
Mr. C. P. Heald visited The Dalles
Tnesdoy on a business trip.
About twenty men are puttin? the
hewed logs of the Glacier hotel in place.
Mr. S. F. Wythe who is foreman in
the Wurhl olliee is au'ain home recupera
ting. Mr. J. N. Reynolds is putting up a
neat residence on the hill the other side
of Ilood river.
Rev. Troy Shelly, will preach at the
school house here Sunday the ICth inst.
at 11 o'clock A. M.
Dr. Van Horn piano tuner of Portland
was in town lant week, and will make
us another visit soon,
Mr. E. L. Smith has just finished a
shed addition to the store building occu
pied by Blowers & Son.
Mr. B. Hull purchased ;a fine bugtry
last week and seems to be getting whole
lots of comfort out of it.
Mr. Prather has shipped on an aver
ago 25 crates of strawberries a day,
during the present season.
Services are held at the Congrega
tional fhurch every ot her, Sunday ,t
Rev. Frederick Baleh .Pastor.
Geo. Prather has a new buggy and
new horse both Muck and now rides out
in the morning, (not mourning.)
The public school is still running witti
;!() pupils in attendance, quite a large
number for so late in the season.
Mr. 0. Wells has completed his resi
dence the other side of Hood river and
will move his family into it next week.
dinger & Bone have as many as 30
horses in their stable most of the time.
This of coarse includes transient teams.
The Misss Jameison came up from
East Portland last Saturday to spend
the summer on their ranch two miles
south of town.
S. J. La Prance, Tuesday sold to G.
II. Palmer aline Cottage organ, ami it
was tent over the river to White
Mr. II. Henri our night operator is in
charge of the ,oflice at Bonneville tem
porarily, and Mr. Thompson of Portland
is filling his place here.
Mr. Johnson, proprietor of the nur
sery at Astoria with two friends from
California went up to Lost hike on a
botanizing expedition last Monday.
Mr. T. R. Coon has shipped so far
this season Y2 crates of Clark- seedling
strawberries, all in the very best con
dition and the very best quality too.
The horses for the Mt. Hood stage
line arrived here last Sunday and were
taken to their staHoiis along the line by
Mr. S. H. Adams, who has charge of
Rev. A. .1. Barrett, the celebrated
divine of Rochester New York, and his
wife accompanied by Dr. P. G. Barrett
and wife, of this place, were at the gla
ciers last week.
Mr. William Booreman, Wednesday
evening sold to Mr, Prather. fourteen
crates of berries that were as line as we
"over saw. They were large; bright red
in coloi, and of splendid flavor.
The post otiice here is the distributing
otlice for Siraitsburg this county, for
Chenowcth Skamania county and White
.Salmon, Gilmer. Fulda, Trout Lake,
andGlenwood Klickitat County W.T.,
R. 1), McCully, deputy sheriff of
Klickitat, county passed down on the
train Wednesday with an insane man he
was taking to the asylum.
Joseph Wilson h ft yesterday for the
Elk-beds about, fi ve mi les this side of the
summit, to survey a lot of pasture land
for the Mt. Hood'stage company.
Messrs. Ladd & Wood on their recent
visit instructed their foreman to hire
every available, team in the valley to
work in getting material on the ground
for tho hotel and in 'improving and
beautifying the grounds. The hotel will
bo finished and ready to receive guests
by the 1st of July, but it will make
every body hustle to accomplish it.
Mr. Robert Rand is laying the foun
dation for a barn on his lots fronting on
Second street near Oak. The building
will be put up at onco and will be 30 by
Both of Hood River's churches are
outside of the present town limits being
about three miles distant, but there is a
chance for the town to grow and take
them both in.
A magic lantern exhibition was given
at the Congregational church Monday
evening by T. J. Hosford and Son.
They also nave an exhibition at Mosier
There will be an ico cream and
stiawberry festival at the M. E. camp
ground this evening. All are invited
and every effort will be made to make
the affair an enjoyable one.
The Mt. Hood stage company's bridge
at the crossing of the East Fork will be
completed tonight. This is the north
end of the company's toll road. The
Stranahan Bros, and Berdan built the
Last week A. J. Rand brought in
40 pounds of trout from L.ost lake the
product of two hours fishing of himself
and another. The trout average from
8 to 15 inches in length, and are
Robert Gray who was badly hurt by
being struck in the back with a lumber
pick at Eccles & Co's mill two weeks
ago, is recovering rapidly and we are
glad t state will soon be able to go to
Mr. Frank Button who is engaged in
the lumber business at La Crosse Wis
consin, went up to Lust lake Tuesday
morning with A. J. Rami to look at the
timber, catch fish and conclude to
stay with us.
Messrs. Winans & Oiler are building
the ferry boat to Ply between here and
White Salmon. It will be 40 feet lone,
VI feet beam aud three feet depth of
hold. They are piifhinjj the work us
fast as possible.
Messrs. McEacliern & McLeod of The
Dalles purchased block 7 .in Parkhurst,
last week. It. is a fine building site,
and leaves only blocks 1,11 and 12, and
lots 2, l and 4, of block 4 unsold, of the
entire 40 acre tract.
W. E. Neffis kept busy shoeing hcrses.
Monday he nailed on ?A shous and
placed 82 in a little over two days, be
sides doing other work. This item con
veys a slight idea of the amount of
travel in this section.
The justly celebrated Jewett Nur
series are situated across the river from
this point. The trees and vines sent
from it are selected carefully and the
buyer can depend on getting the fruit
and variety he orders.
The base ball club met last, Saturday
for practice up in Pleasant View. The
ground is the best in the state and the
club may be if they practice enough.
As it is they are ready to meet the clubs
of our neighboring towns.
The Underwood brothers who live
across the river below White Salmon
have one of the best ranches in this vi
cinity and thev have it well improved
too. The timber near them is as fine
as can be found anywhere.
When the Ladd party were coming
in from the glaciers last week they ran
across a big deer in the road, which was
too fat and lazy to get frightened, and
alter a few leaps stopped and took a
good look at the invaders of his country
If there is a town in the state that has
better water than we have' we would
like to hear from it. Our supply is
brought from a splendid spring on Cap
tain Coe's place and is both good and
cheap, being furnished lor l.o0 per
DnriiiL' the week strawberries took a
tumble to themselves, going down to six
cents a box, but Portland has quit ship
ping ami the price has already commen
ced to advance. The late berries will
brim: almost as much per box as the
Rev. A. J. Barrett jf Rochester New
York, will preach at the Methodist
church tomorrow, Sunday at 11 o'clock.
Mr. Barrett is a very talented man and
those who attend the services willl hear
a sermon such as is seldom preached in
so new a country.
T'ne ladies of the relief corps, G, A.
R., gave a strawberry and ice cream
festival Saturday night, under the big
oaks on Second street below the postof
fice. The night was beautiful" and the
occasion a dedglitfnl one. The amount
realized was f "3.20..
Quarterly "meeting at the Methodist
church last Sunday, morning and even
ing. Elder Booth conductim: the
services which were well attended.
Services are hehl in this elmivh every
other Sunday morning and evening.
Rev. Lee Join, son Pastor.
Hon. E. L. Smith and wife went
down to the Cascades Thursday to meet
thf ir old friends Mr. A. T. Dewy and
wife o; San Fumcisco, returning on the
boat in the everting. Mr. and Mrs.
Dewy made a too brief stay taking their
departure yesterday. He is a member
of the Publishing house of Dewy ,t Co.
of San Francisco.
Grover, Geo, Prathers light weight
canine, is the most popular dog ia the
town limits. lie is too small to pull a
can, or even to be visible in front of it ;
consequently pursues the even tenor of
his way unmolested. A small brown
spot on his back at first sight makes
him look like he had a special delivery
stamp on, and suggests the propriety of
pasting on another and making a suit of
clothes for him.
Mr. M. C. Evans has shipped up to
date about 120 crates of berries, mostly
Clark's seedlings, and he has probably
sixty crates more. This is the first year
he has shipped any berries, and next
year he will rise'em Riley He pre
sented Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rand
each a box of berries Wednesday picked,
each box, from one vine planted last
Thursday of last week Messrs. Ladd &
Wood accompanied by Mr. Whdden,the
architect of the hotel went out to the
glaciers behind one of Olinger & Bone's
line teams. They marked off the foun
dation of the building, and surveyed a
line for the waterpipes which will start
from an ice cold spring just below the
glaciers. They instructed their foreman
to have the building done, by Julv 1st.
no matter what the cost might be, aud
it is a safe bet the work will be done.
Real Estate Dealer
Has for eale Improved and Unimproved Farms.
Fresh Milk Cows with Calves.
Young Sto-'k. Horses, broke aud unbroka.
Match Game of Base-ball.
The Cascade and Hood River base
ball clubs will cross bats on the grounds
heie on the 10th. The game will be
called at 1 o'clock. The boys are not
practicing as hilariously as they might,
and if they are not careful their scalps
will float" in the wild breeze of the
A four-year-old of this place, with a
laudable desire for information the
other day inquired of his . father; "who
was the first man?" Being answered
he got in a poser by asking "who
was the last man? The father was too
much bewildered to answer, "Grover
Cleveland," so gave it up. On another
occasion the same precocious youngster
found some gun wads, and in order to
prevent the baby from getting them
said: ''Sister baby, don't touch them
thev will shoot you to h 1."
E. W. W,
Best fresh candies at G. T. Prather's.
For perfection fruit jars call on J. II.
Best line of stationary in town at the
Machine oils, boiled oil and paints at
G. T Prather's.
The place to getour school books is
at G. T, Prather at postollice.
We are not here to cut prices, but
allow no one to undersell us.
Bi.owuks & Sox.
Go to Geo. T. Prather for cigars and
tobacco. Best stock iu town.
Fine line of wall paper being closed
out at cost at G. T. Prather's. Call and
G. T. Prather agent for D. M. Osborn
& Co.'s binders, mowers and sulkey
Middleton got in a fresh lot of berry
crates Thursday evening. Call and get
When you want a sewing machine
buy the White, for sale by Geo. T.
A lot of Peoria earthenware at Mid
dleton's. Splendid butter jars, 1,2,3,
or 4 gallons.
Get your house insured in the Pacific
Insurance Co. of Portland. G. T.
Coon says he will "paint the town
red" with tomatoes about the 20th of
July. Look out.
We carry a full line of General Mer
chandise to which we will soon add a
large stock bought in New York and
Chicago. Blowkhs & Son.
Go to Blowers & Son for first class
wagons, buggies, road carts, hay rakes,
mowers or anything in the farm
Having been in the mercantile
business sixteen years, we claim to
know how to .buy thereby enabling us
to give customers value received for
their money. We never make any
misrepresentrtions to ell sortds; come
ami see us. Blowehs & Sox.
Grant Evans, Propr.
Second St., near Oak. - - Hood River, Or.
Shaving and Hair-cutting tio itly done.
Satisfac tion Guaranteed.
TOWN LOTS FOR SALE.
4TTHE PRETTIEST TOWN SITE IN THE STATU.
GEO. T. PRATHER,
DEALER IN :-
eneral .:. merchandise,
Books and Notions. Cigars and Tobacco.
Confectionery and Fruit.
Orders fur fruit filled promptly.
Olinger & Bone,
Oak Street, near Postefficc,
HOOD RIVER, - - OREGON .
We have First-Glass Stock and Outfits, Double Buggies, Hacks,
and Saddle Horses.
A Fine Pour-Ilorse Coach, suitable for fishing or excursion
parties, carries nine passengers. Parties taken to any accessi
ble point. Keliable drivers.
Our Dray delivers baggage or freight anywhere in the Valley.
5 and 10-Acre Tracts
OXK MILK FROM TOWN.
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PGR SALK 15V
C. R. BONE,
Cor. OaX and Second St?.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.