The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, February 02, 1895, Image 1

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3fpod Iiver (Stacieri
F. BLYTHE. Publisher.
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dilemma. Judge Denny was elected as
state benator liom Multnomah county
rendered the State great service at the
last session of the Legislature. . , , '
. W. H, HOBSON. "
Wi H. Hobson, Senator from Marion
county, was born in Missouri in 1846.
He came to Oregon with his parents as
an infant in 1847. . The family settled in
Marion county, where Mr. Hobson has
since resided. He has been engaged in
the mercantile business at Stayton since
1868. . Mr. Hobson has always been a
Republican. -
Samuel H. Holt, Senator from Jack-.
county, is a native son of Oregon, hav
ing been born in Marion county in 1867.
ins you tn was passed on a farm near
Scio, Since 1889 Mr. Johnson has lived
chiefly in Scio, engaging part of the time
in, mercantile, pursuits, and since 1802
has conducted the Bank of Scio. He is
a stalwart Republican, and has held sev
eral offices with credit to his constitu
ents. . As a legislator he will do his duty
as he understands it for the benefit of
the whole State. , . . .
Will R. King, joint Senator for Baker
and Malheur counties, is the youngest
member of the Senate. He was born
near Walla Walla, Wash., in 1864, and
ticket in 1894, being elected by a large
majority. - ; -
.' ; J. W. MAXWELL.
J. W. Maxwell, " joint Senator from
Tillamook, Washington and Columbia
counties, was born in Illinois in 1831
and spent his youth, in that State. He
served in the Union army during the
war and came to Oregon in 1882, settling
a little later in Tillamook county. Sen-,
ator Maxwell is a man of great strength
and vigor, and enjoys the confidence of
the community in which he resides,
which is proved by the fact that this is
liis third term in the Oregon Legisla
ture. .
J. H. MeClung, Senator from Lane
county, was born in Ohio in 1837. His
parents moved to Indiana when he was
a mere child, and in 1856 Mr. MeClung
came to Oregon by the Isthmus route.
He settled at Eugene in June of that
year, and has since made his home in
that city. From 1869 to 1873 he was
United States Deputy Surveyor in East
ern Oregon, and on returning home was
elected to the House from Lane county
in 1874. In 1883 Mr. MeClung formed a
partnership with A. J. Johnson to carry
on a general merchandise business. Mr.
Johnson retired in 1891, and Mr. Me
Clung now conducts alone one of the
largest dry goods establishments in Lane
nomah county as Prosecuting Attorney. .
During his tenure of this office he was
the terror of all malefactors, and never
failed to secure a conviction when the
evidence of guilt was of a character
to warrant it. Mr. McGinn is well
equipped for service in the Legislature,
both through practical experience of af
fairs and legal knowledge. He is a Re
publican in politics.
A. R. Price, Senator from Umatilla
county, was born in Indiana in 1837,
and moved with his parents to Iowa
when a mere infant.. After the death of
his father Mr. Price crossed the plains
with his mother in the spring of1853, .
settling in Lewis county, Wash. Three
"s Secon'd St.' Near Oak, Hood River, Or. '
v.' -EOT !4: HUSBANDS, . Proprietors.
Shaving and hnlr-outtlng neatly done. Satis-
V" -
$ Personal Appearance Given in
V Group of Portraits.
, 7 Arid an Educated, lending and Think
ing Constituency are Expecting They
Will Act Their Fart Well Blograph
leal Sketehei Benjamin F. Alley.
: tB:vF; Alley,1 holdover -Senator from
; " ' ''Lane county, was "born in New York
j'" State M mV.meMy'M was'Iull of
hardships and struggles for an educa
' " tionTTFor a number- of -years he- made
: ,, hiB home in Illinois, enlisting in the
vi army in 1861 andt marching with ' Sher
man to the sea. In 1874 Mr, Alley
moved to California and later in 1883 to
jwOjegoh. 's in ,1890, he settled with, his
',. wife at Florence, establishing The West,
a weeklynewspaper, of which he has
r-! " since been sole editor and proprietor.
Mr. Alley has twice'been elected Mayor
i '..,TLoi Florence.. He was a prominent figure
of the Legislature of 1893, and is a free
silver Republican. . V -v'
'.,A..' Bancroft, Senator from Mult-
hh county, is the local treignt agent
of the Southern Pacific railroad. He
resides. in;, East Portland, and has al
ways been 'an anient. believer in the' fu
ture prosperity of Oregon and Portland.
Mr. Bancroft is a Republican, and was
elected to the Senate in 1892. ' ' '
"jjenry Beckley, Senator from Douglas
cpiinly. was ..born m Indiana in 1833.
ftl'H-isJfttirilfv femoVed to Missouri in 1840,
and in l3Jlr.vBegkley came to Oregon,
settling. tnJUpuglas county.' He has en
gaged at various times in mining, farm
ing and iriijling In" 1878 Mr: Beckley
esTablisHed1 the" town' of Elkton, where
' ' lie' is still a 'large property-owner and
heavily interested in the mllling'-bns'i-'
jrAjjaess.' iHa was elected Senator in 1892
"sTheta.nXidate of the Democratic and'
Peoples paty. , . -fj'f'
" tolbs'et caetbb. f
Tolberi'Cater,-Senatox'. from Benton
iy . county, was born in Illinois in 1825, and
" after a youth of hardships came to Ore
sTBon.aB.a pjton,eer of 1846. . After mining
:AfW& lime 1h California, where he also
engaged in mercantile pursuits, Mr. Car
,., i ter settled Odoo lijs Oregon , homestead,
' w '" whfcli lias swice feeeri his home. . He was
elected as Representative in 1878 and
via82niL-.agaiftomina.tedJ)y Jh- lRe-J
puuiicans auu eiecieu a tueuiuer ui iuo
present House in lav.
' i ? tci a;': ioGSWEtL..
C. A. ogsiell, Senator: from , Lake
conntv, Was bom iri Sermortt in 1844.
During tile war With the South, he fought
-under UenefeHSherman, ! and subse
qugiltly removes to" Goose JLake Valley
in Lake county, where he has Bince re
'. sitlacL, He.ia aJawyer by profeBsipn and
- &9$B avlucrative practicej- Mr. Cogs
well was elected State Senator in 1888as
a lottiWftt;smd-re-elected to' the 'same
office' th 1892 bv double his' fornieimai
ii tl L rAWsoir.i X 1 ' f
S. A. v Dawson, Senatof' frohv X-irlti
countv,. was born in Indiana in I860.
After "a-em'porary residence in Illinois
lie came to .Linn county, Or., In 186U
For several years jia engaged in different
ventures in Oregon Washington' and
swMoti'tAna, but returned to Linn county
in 1866, where he has since made his
lwnie Mr. Dawson, has always taken
an active interest in politics. He was
lected' to the House in 1880 arid to the
' fcedate In' 1886 and again in 1894. '
, :-y r; o. ;'; dbnny. V r ? :
.VfedirerN. Denny waiborn. in: Ohio
in, 1838. He came to Oregon with his
parents li( 1852,. locating ip Linn county.
Hiv early life was full of struggles
grandly overcome;; In 1862 Judge Den
ny was admitted to the bar and prac-"4-;ti"ced
law at The Dalles, and was shortly
.''afterward apppinted County and Pro-bateJudge--by
Governor Gibbs; After
X holding. - several ..offices , and refusing
'others, . he accepted the. position of
American Consul to Tien Tsin, China,
to which he was appointed by President
Hayes in 1877. While in China Judge
Denny was' a close friend of Li Hung
Chang, and if that famous statesman
v 'Ivaii only followed his advice as regards
Corea, he would not be in hit present
Uunn t .J)aw si;--"
' J :fr Vg, THE OREGON SENATE. 'h-i'
son county, was born in East Tennessee. ; removed with his parents to Malheur.
He enlisted in the Federal army in 1861 1 then a part of Baker county in 1878.
Mr. King removed to Baker (Jity
as a member of the First Regiment, and
served for nearly four vears. He moved
to Indiana in 1866, and came to Oregon
in' 1881, locating in Jackson county,
where he .has "since resided. ' Mr. Holt
cast his last Republican vote for Presi
dent Hayes. 'He is now in the Populist
ranks. . '
.:.'" , . A. J. JOHNSON.,
A. J. Johnson, Senator from Linn
1893,. where he has established an ex
tensive law practice. In 1.892 he was
elected Representative on the Demo
cratic ticket from Malheur county, and
was an influential member of the Legis
lature of 1893. Disgusted with Cleve
land's policy against silver Mr. King
abandoned the Democratic party and
ran for' joint Senator on tile Populist
D. A. M'ALISTEE. . .
' D. A. McAlister, Senator from Union
county, lias resided in the Grand Ronde
Valley for thirty-two years. By occu
pation Mr. McAlister is a farmer and
also a breeder of fine blooded horses.
He has always been a leader in the
Democratic party in his section as well
as a good citizen and neighbor. Mr.
McAlister was elected State Senator in
1892, and has already made his mark in
the legislative assembly .
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county. In June, 1894, he was elected
State Senator, as a Republican, for four
years, and will have a chance to vote for
two United States Senators.
h. e.. m'ginn.
H. E. McGinn, Senator from Multno
mah county, is one of Oregon's native
sons. He "has earned name and fame as
a lawyer of great acuteness, and as a
pleader at the bar has few equals in or
atorical powers in the Northwest. Mr.
McGinn has served two terms in Mult
years later he removed to Linn county
and later to Weston, Umatilla county,
where he still resides. Mr. Price never
held office until his election as Senator
on the Republican ticket.
A nugget valued at $75 was picked up
in a placer mine on Oscar creek, Joseph
ine county, Or., last week, '
The business men of Whatcom are
considering the question of establishing
a fruit and vegetable cannery. , , ,