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About The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933 | View Entire Issue (May 21, 1903)
Rev. Hershner Home from Seattle,
Rev. J. L.. Herehner was. at Seattle
from fav 7 to 14, in attendance upon
'the sessions of the Paelficcoast congress
of Congregational ehurclies, returning
to HiHid Kiver last Friday.
In resiwnse lo a request of a Glacier
representative, Mr. Hershner stated
Hint. iIih Pacific coast congress was
wimmiHHd of nastore and delegates from
t he Con eregat ional ch u rcheg of Orego n ,
rllfiirnia and Washington, and the
Inter-mountain states of Arizona.Utau,
Idaho and Montana. Atiout 200 pas
tors and delegates were present, ana
these were entertained by the Congre
gational churches of Seattle. The ses-
wions weft held in Plymouth Congre
gational church, situated in what will
goon be Hie tiusiness center oi peaiue.
Tliese congresses are held tri-ennlal
lv. the first in San Francisco three
vears ago. wliile the next one will he
iu Lob Angeles three years hence. The
ministe s of national reputation and in
fluence in attendance were Rev. G
Cauip'u'll Morgan, recently of London,
but now of Northlield, Mass., and Rev.
Arruorv F. Bradford, D. l., moderator
of the national council and one of the
id tors of the Outlook. Mr Bradfor.
is a man of progressive views, an able
thinker and a very attractive speaker
The crowds which thronged to hear
G Cunmbell Morgan could not be ac
comruodated in the largest auditorium
In Seattle. Mr. Morgan spoke everv
morning at 9 o'clock, and Plymouth
church would be tilled to its tun capac
itv bv people eager to hear him. At
the evening sessions, hundreds would
tie turned away, unable to gain ad
mission to hear the man of such fervent
Zealand remarkable preaching. Sun
day afternoon. Mr. Morgan spoke to
2.000 men only, w ho filled the Grand
opera lioute from pit to dome. Dr.
Bradford represents the extreme wing
of the progressives, while Dr. Morgan
represents the extreme wing of the
conservatives. Both were most kindly
considerate in speech and address.
The Oregon representatives were
treated with courtesy and considera-
tion. Six able papers were read by
Oregon pastors ai-d educators. George
II. Ilimes of Portland was secretary of
the congress, and Kev. VV. C Kanltier
of Salem, one of the moderators.
Seattle is a city of many churches,
among the number being 13 which are
Congregational. Mr. Hershuer was
deeply impressed with the busy life
and progressive spirit of Seattle, the
"Queen City of the Northwest." The
city now claims a population of 150,000
people, and no longer regards tacoma
or Portland as rivals, but in her ardent
asperations expects soon to outstrip
"Situated beautifully on Elliott bay,
overlooking a deep and commodious
harbor, fairly alive with sea craft, Seat
tle may well, with her abundant re
sources and large Oriental and Alaskan
trade, feel confident of ber commercial
supremacy in the Northwest, if not on
the Pacific coast," said Mr. Hershner.
"The beautiful lakes within the corpor
porate limits of Seattle Lake Union,
Lake Washington and Lake Green
make a beautiful background at once
picturesque and charming. The Con
gregational club of Seattle gave the
. congress a free excursion around Lake
Washington, also one to Tacomaand to
the United States navy yard at Port
During a part of Mr. Hershner's visit
at Seattle, he was the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Armor, formerly of Hood
River. Mr. and Mrs. Armor now re
side at Ballard, a suburb of Seattle, and
are doing well. Ballard has a popula
tion of 12,000 inhabitants, is growing
rapidly and teems with lumber and
shingle industries. The numerous and
large mills run day and night. Mr.
Armor is in the contracting business
and has also bought and sold some
realty at a good profit
The famous Hood River apple would
be found for sale in the best fruit stands
in Seattle, and in appearance and qual
ity excelled any other apple on the
market. While two gentlemen were
eating California strawlierries on a din
ing car of the Northern Pacific railroad
Mr. Hershner heard one say to the
other that "the Oregon strawberry
grown at Hood River was the best sold
in the markets." The designation was
general the place where grown was
specific so according to this authority
the Oregon strawberry is still ahead.
An old-time picnic will be the order
of the day at the Little White Btore, at
Odell, Saturday, May 23. The park has
been enlarged this week and is a charm
ing spot for a day's outing. Ice erearu
and soft drinks will lie served and a
very cordial invitation is extended to
Mrs. C. G. Roberts and her son
Charley will go to Portland today to
see the president.
There is a big rush theBe days for 1x6
flume lumber, and they come to the
Davenport mill at the Charley Davis
place to get it. These are busy days in
Hood River valley, and when the
pickers come there will be fun and
business as well.
C. E. Monroe of Spokane is at Odell
today looking the valley over for a lo
cation. He will probably buy in the
Mount Hood settlement.
Mr. McDonald, who is foreman on
the Bone ditch, has leased Copple Hen
rich's place, and is moving out from
town today . We welcome such people.
The mill Is running on full time with
a good trade on lumber. The Parker
mill will start up in a lew days.
J. N. Knight was down to Odell to
day. He U an old-timer in the Mount
Hood country and predict a bright
future for that section.
William Ehrck and Thomas Lacy are
setting telephone poles under the new
system, and in a few months 'phones
will be in nearly every home. It has
come to stay.
James Eggert is planting a big lot of
potatoes on i lie tneory ttiat after cheap
prices one year, the next year they will
Mrs. George Rooth returned last Sat
urday from a week's visit at TheDalles,
very glad to get back out of the wind
that Is so prevalent there.
Last Sunday quite a number of rigs
pascd Odell o i the way to the Falls,
fhis is only the beginning of the picnic
season, ami many pleasant days will lie
enjoyed by the people from town.
Glad to t you; call again.
A very good entertainment was given
by Mis Ola Norman, teacher of I lie
Dukes valley school, after which bas
ket were sold and a good lunch, in
eluding ice cream, was served. About
$15) was the result, which goes into a
The berry season is about on u again
and every one is busy getting his
packing sheds ready and things In
she generally for "taking care of the
Berry pickers are coming in and
pitching their tents and making readv
to go to picking as soon as the berries
begin to ripen. Some of the berry
growers are worrying about gettinl
pickers this year. Perhaps it would It
a good idea to advertise in some of tin
Willamette valley pspers for picker.
There are quite Dumber of families in
and around Portland aud Oregon City
who would be glad to come and pick
berries if they were sure of a job.
II. C. Hengst "expects (o commewe
picking berries on Monday, May 25.
1 11. Nichols Is expecting his sister
to arrive in Hood River from Iowa next
week. She is coming to stay and will
make her home with Mr. Nichols.
Mrs. A. W. King is quite sick with
Fred Chandler had one of his horses
quite severely cut on barbed wire last
week. It will knock blm out of the
use of a horse for some time.
Mt. Hood Motes.
We had a fine shower of rain last Fri
day evening, w hich did lots of good to
spring grain and clover,
George Wishart has been under the
weather for the last few days, but is able
to be out once more.
C. R. Bone turned the water in bis
ditch last Sunday, and all his patrons
are glad to get water once more.
The Mount Hood Water Supply com
pany have been cleaning out their ditch
and turned in the water last Saturday.
We still see the smiling countenance
of H C. McKaniey once iu a while
around here, yet he says he knows a
good place when he sees it.
Mount Hood people are all on the im
provement plan now. David Wishart
is building a new house on his place on
the west side of the east fork.
T. E. Kellogg and boys are tearing
out the grubs on- Lewis Burkhard's
ranch near the lava beds. Lewis will
have one of the best ranches in the
upper valley in a short time.
the Mount Hood Lumber company
are moving their camp to the west
fork, where the company intends to
open up three or four camps. They are
moving their donkey engine at the
present time, and with the new one
coming they will be able to put in lots
or logs. -
Lily Miller, onr school superintend
ent made t lie underwood school a pleas
ant visit Monday afternoon.
The berries are beginning to ripen
Deboe, Wheeler and Sorensen took sev
eral boxes to Hood River Tuesday,
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Haynes went to
Portland on the early train Tuesday
morning to attend the funeral of Mr.
Haynes' father, who died May 18. The
neighbors and friends all sympathize
with the Dereaved ones. Will Under
wood is carrying the mail during Mr.
Uharley Williams, county surveyor
and assessor, made Underwood a busi
ness call Monday and Tuesday.
Quite a number of our citizens intend
going to Portland to see the president.
The river is rising quite rapidly and
soon the steamers will be landing up in
iL . IITL O.I
uie none cannon.
Aoe Ames is walking around with a
cane, having hurt his foot while wrest
ling with some of the neighbors.
A. J. Haynes, the Chenoweth mail
carrier, is in Portland in attendance at
the funeral of his father, who died this
luonuay morning. Mr. uaynes was
called to Portland last week on account
of his father's illness and returned the
latter part of the week. His father's
death, although not unexpected, came
Inquiry into the report that the Ore
gon Lumber company had sold its mill
ing interests here to the Washington
Lumber company seem to be unfounded
in so far as the Washington Lumber
company had purchased the same.
rrank Davenport, manager of the
Washington Lumber company, has
declared there is nothing in it, and
Charles T. Early of the Oregon Lumber
company, bays his company hasn t sold
to any one.
Fred Kautz made a business trip to
Portland last week. Emile Willard wae
also in Portland last week.
B. F. Fuller is still in poor health.
He is able to be about this week, bin
Pine drove Gleanings,
H. D. Slater has sold his place of 10
acres for f 3,000 to J . L. Davis of Wil-
iamette valley. He has not yet decided
where lie will locate, but will go to
Portland for a while. We welcome Mr
Davis and family to our neighborhood,
but are sorry to lose Mr. Slater and witi
and hope they may yet decide to agau.
F. A. Shonquest has gone to Montana
for hia horses and farming implements.
He was in Portland and tried to get men
to clear his land but was unable to se
cure any help there, and may possibly
uring neip irom tne r.ast.
Messrs. Newman, Herman. Fike and
Hill with their families took a drive to
the Kails Sunday. George Smith auu
Robert Miller were with the crowd, anu
all report everything lovely there.
J. L. Davis, the purchaser of the Sla
ter place, has come here for his health.
He is a great sufferer from asthma when
in the Willamette valley, but has given
this climate a thorough trial and is
entrely free from the disease while
Miss Marian Sproat was a guest of her
cousin, Miss Church, of Belmont, last
M. M. Hill claims the chamnionshin
for catching the largest fish this season.
He caught a fine salmon trout with hook
and line in Hood river, weighing a trifle
over 17 pounds.
A load of sporty fishermen from the
town of Hood River were out one day
last week fishing in Neal creek, and
judging from the number of three to
four-inch fish they were catching, they
must have feasted for several days.They
must certainly have known that it is
against the law to catch fish less than
five inches long at any time, while the
Eastern trout in Neal creek are not to
to be fished for at all until a year from
Sears & Porter and Brock have
chased a gasoline spraying outfit.
To Increase Capacity Davenport Ditch.
The Valley Improvement company
has begun work uu the new dituh.which
will add 3,000 inches oi water to the
company's present supply. Mark Dav
enport is out now with a force of men
clearing right of w ay, and Frank Dav
enport says a bund has been given to
insure the bringing out of this water by
May, 1W4. The new ditch will take
water from the West Fork at Sandy
Flat and will bring it out at Jasper
ickham's place. These 3,000 inche
of water, it is claimed, wilt be sufficient
to supply all the needs of the West Sid
for irrigating purposes for the next five
The Improvement company has sold
350 inches of water from their new ditch
to the Hood River Water Supply com
pany, this contract to run lor live year,
from May 1, 1M. What the SuppU
comiwnv doesn't need mill be nut mii
Indian creek.and willsparea big expem
in building new lateral! aud distribut
ing the water.
"Capswallow is again the charge
agaiust George Eleck, the smart aleck
Indian from Hood River, who in times
past has been so popular in police cir
cles and served a year in the pen for the
same offense, having before that elope i
with another man's klootchman. This
time Eleck Bloie his mother's cuitan at
Hood River last Sunday and escaped to
this city, making the trip up over twenty
miles of rough road in three hours and a
half. His mother followed him liiesaay
and Sheriff Bexton has been looking for
him ever since. Thursday night lie
found the horgo at an East End feed
yard, George having disposed of it to a
timberman for $15. The Eleck's are a
civilized family, the parents being well
thought of at Hood River; but their son
will probably never be a good Indian
until he is dead. His whereabouts now
are a mystery. Chronicle.
What is Wealth
Geo. T. Angell Id Our Dumb Animals.
. Does wealth consist in money, houses,
lauds, bank stocks, railroad bonds, etc.,
We think not. The young man starl
ing in life with no money, but with
good digestion, good sleep, good health
and ability to work in some profitable
employment, has what the aged cap
italist would be glad to exchange all
bis millions for.
What compensation is money for
sleepless nights aud painful days, or
the misconduct of dissipated children?
Which brings thegreaier happiuess
the glitter, show, jealousies and falsity
of fashionable life, or the heartfelt
friendships which prevail so largely in
the homes of the Industrious poor?
Iu how many of the palaces of our
millionaires will you find greater hap
piness In the parlor than iu the kitchen?
How many millionaire will tell you
they are happier now than when sunt
lug in me without a uoiim .'
On the tops of mountains we find
rocks and ice and snow, it is down in
the valleys that we find Ihe vineyards.
Let no man envy those richer than
himself until taking idi things into uv
count age, health, wife, children,
friends he is sure he would be willing
Poisoned by Ice Cream.
Miss Velena Childers of South Port
land was poisoned by eating ice cream
last Tuesday uight, and has been se
riously ill as a result. In company
with a friend she entered a store, ate
dish of ice cream und then went home.
Soon thereafter she became violently
ill, being seized with convulsions. 1 lei
life was despaired of for a time, despite
the efforts of a physician hastily sum
moned, and it was not uutii 2 o'clock
in the morning that the convulsions
were under control. At 4 o'clock she
was pronounced out of danger aud has
slowly improved since. The attending
physicians pronounced Ihe case one ol
toxine poisoning, resulting from the
eating of icecream, loxine poisoning
is taused by want of proper precautious
in handling milk, of which the ice
cream is made.
College Place, Wash., May 16. The
flow of water at Ihe artesian stnk
made on the Blalock fruit farm here
Monday continues undiminished aud
at uniform temperature around 08 or
70 degrees. There is considerable ex
citement in the vicinity over the strike,
which is the first iu Eastern Washing
ton, excepting the one in Southern
Klickitat county. The Blalock fruit
farm proprietors will probably utilize
the water for irrigation purposes.
Au iuimeuse flow of water is reauireil
to provide moisture fur the 44,000 fruit
trees and the hundreds of acres ot al
falfa on the big ranch. The discovery
will probably start borers elsewuere o,
the hunt for water.
WAVES OF WATER.
The Nile is the only liver in the
world that flows for 1,500 miles without
Off the Cape of Good Hope waves
thirty-eight feet high from trough to
crest have been noted.
Prismatic lake, in the Yellowstone
National park, Is the largest body of
hot water in the world.
Three rivers as big as the Rhine
would Just equal In volume the Gan
ges, three Gaugeses the Mississippi
and two Misslsslppis the Amazon.
The St. Lawrence river is frozen four
months of the year, aud Its navigation
Is so difficult that an average of one
steamer a month is wrecked in its wa
ters. Askel Chin, In Tibet, is the lake
which lies at a greater height than any
other in the world. Its level is 10,000
feet. The lowest is the Dead sea, 1,200
feet below the sea level.
Hot All Reformed.
At a dinner given by a philanthropist
to the Society of Reformed Criminals a
gentleman complained to his host mid
way through the festivities that he had
lost his watch. The host was a man of
great ingenuity. He caused all the
lights to be turned out. Then he ob
served: "Some one here has a watch
that does not belong to him. If by the
time I have counted a hundred it is not
placed on the floor in the middle of the
room, the police will be sent for." He
counted a hundred, and the lights were
turned on again. Thirty-three hand
some watches lay in the middle of the
It Was Bad.
The other day a young London street
arab, having found a bad sixpence,
was trying to make use of it at different
places, but to no purpose. At last he
went into a tobacconist's and asked for
a threepenny cigar.
Having got the cigar and also the
change, he was leaving the shop when
the man called out:
"Come back here; it's a bad one."
"Never mind, sir," replied the young
ster. "HI smoke it if it makes me ill."
And he bolted out of the door. Pear
Fob id It Enjorable.
Miss A scum Did you really attend
Miss Wryvell Oh, yes. Indeed, and I
enjoyed myself Immensely.
Miss A scum Did you really?
Miss Wryvell Her gown didn't fit
her well at all, and I heard several
people say she looked a perfect fright
Row She Talked.
Dtgga Smith's wife is deaf
Biggs Does gue t8ljj witn nef fln.
Dlggs I guens so. Smith hasn't a
doien hairs left In his head. Chicago
"My coffee is Dot quite sweet
enough," remarked IL new boarder.
"Well, if you don't like It you cao
lump It." retorted the cheerful Idiot,
pushing the loat sugar hia way. New
Bard to Heallaa the Difficulty ol
Keeping a Natural Fvae.
We never know how active our Im
aginations can be till we let them out
or till they get the better of us for
some reason. A major In the army
recently admitted that when he went
Into action for the first time he wag so
scared that he did not know which
way was north, but he had an over
whelming deBlre to reach it, wherever
it was. Yet, after six or eight battles
and after being wounded a couple of
times, he regarded battles very much
is people hereabout regard the evening
fight at tho Manhattan end of the
bridge, says the Brooklyn Eagle.
Cases of wanting to run when bullets
fly are by no means difficult to Una.
But a young soldier in Brooklyn con
fesses to a more queer experience. His
regiment was in camp ana had been
ordered out for dress parade, as usual
When lined up for Inspection, every
man as stiff as a ramrod and not a
white glove moving, this young man,
a lieutenant, began to ask himself:
"Suppose I should slip, or anything, to
break the quiet? Suppose I should
fall?" The idea of falling kept grow
ing In his mind till before the Inspec
tion was over and the regiment was
allowed to use Its. feet once more he
could hardly keep on bis legs and was
in a great sweat "of agony from the
dread of tumbling over and making an
exhibition of himself.
People who have never tried It do not
realize how hard it is to stand abso
lutely still and yet appear interested
and ut ease. Artists' models succeed
at it, especially those in Italy, and will
hold a pose not too difficult for an hour.
Actors, when they group about the man
in the center of the stage, who is en
Joying all the limelight and how they
hate them for it are required to keep
still, so as not to distract attention from
the great man's sayings and motions,
and because they must group In such a
way as to form a picture and keep it
till It can be realized by the eyes In
front. But this enforced statuesque
uess is hard on the supes. They are
not used to it. When they are put un
der the strain, and when as Roman
warriors they miiBt stand at the back
without winking while Brutus or Vir-
ginius or some other ponderous person
unbosoms himself, respecting love or
politics, they are in a small torture.
One such Inst season who could no lon
ger abide it to listen to the soliloquy by
the head man pitched over on his face
and had to be lugged out by the arms
to the spoiling of the scene.
Ruble Never Get Beanlck.
"Babies never get seasick. I have
carried thousands of them In my time,'
said an American line steward, accord
lug to the Philadelphia Record, "and
in rough weather I have seen their fa
thers, mothers, brothers and sisters
keel over like soldiers before a cannon
boll; but not bo with the babies.
Whether it be rough or smooth at
sea, a baby Is always an excellent
sailorrosy, jolly and with the appe
tite of a horse. Do you know the ex
planatlon of this Bingulnr fact? It is
as simple as the fact is strange. Ba
bies don't get seasick because they are
accustomed to the rocking of the era
die. That movement is much like the
rocking of a ship. A baby aboard ship,
therefore, is merely a baby in an un
usually big cradle, and there Is nothing
odd to him about the rocking, for it is
what he has been accustomed to all
hia Ufa "
The average compositor has a most
Intense dislike for contractions and
rarely puts one in his pages when It
can be avoided. When he and the re
porter disagree as to the meaning of
some abbreviation, the result Is some
A good example of this occurred in a
southern city where a popular touring
orchestra was giving a Sunday night
concert. Naturally their selections were
principally of a sacred character. Next
morning the Dally announced:
"The second Dart onened with
splendid rendition of the 'Overture
i rom tne xweirtu Massachusetts, by
Capacity of Boxes.
A box 4 inches square and 4 1-5
inches deep will contain one quart; 8
inches long by 4 inches wide and 4
inches deep, one-half gallon; 8 inches
long by 8 2-5 inches wide and 4 inches
deep, one gallon; 8 Inches square and
& 2-5 Inches deep, one peck; lOinches long
by 8 2-5 inches wide and 8 inches deep,
one-half bushel; 10 inches square and
8 2-5 inches deep, one bushel; 14 inches
wide, 23 1-5 inches long and 10 Inches
deep, one and a half bushels; 24 inches
long by 10 inches wide and 14 inches
deep, two and a half bushels; 24 inches
long by 10 Inches wide and 28 inches
deep, five bushels.
Rainwater Uood II To like It.
"When a man gets used to drinking
rainwater," said a New Orleans man to
the Washington Post, "there is no other
water in the world that tastes so good.
Most of the people in New Orleans
have cisterns in their yards which hold
an abundant supply of water caught
from the clouds, the purest and best
in the world, according to my notion.
The winter rainfall alone Is used, the
summer catch not being desirable. It
la somewhat curious that in northern
latitudes the cistern water does not
keep wholesome and sweet as it does
In our country."
Had No Time.
The Boy's Father Madam, let "me
ask if your daughter knows how to run
a house can cook, for example, and
nurse the sick, mend clothes and, in
fact, is familiar with all the multifari
ous details of domesticity?
The Girl's Mother Certainly not, sir!
Why, if she had learned all those
things, her education would have been
neglected. J udge.
"Well" salil Nwh hf hnntpd for
a dry snot nn tho tm nt Ararat, "a lot
of people came down to the pier to josh
us when we started, but I dont see
any of them around to poke fun at our
home coming." Ufa.
Bow It Ilappeaed.
Judge How did tou com to club
this man so severely t
OfScrwW!! vat hiin. Yi Ircmr nar
ficUy shtill an' wndnt dodge a ama
crack Ol made at timnCsP- J
MAXIMS OF SUCCESS.
The truest wisdom Is a resolute de
termination. Napoleon I.
Things don't turn up In this world
until somebody turns them up. James
The one serviceable, safe, certain,
remunerative, attainable quality In ev
ery study and pursuit is the quality of
attention. Charles Dickens.
The talent of success is nothing more
than doing what you can do well and
doing well whatever you do, without
a thought of fame.-Longfellow.
Never don't do nothin' which isn't
your fort, for ef you do you'll find
yourself splashin' around in the ka
nawl, figuratively speakln. Artemus
I lie Aid anything worth doing by
accideiu. Anything I have begun is
always on my mind, and I am not easy
while away from it until it is finished.
-Thomas A. Edison.
Never desert your line of talent Be
what nature intended you for, and you
will succeed; be anything else, and you
will be ten thousand times worse thai!
nothing. Sydney Smith.
Some Interesting- Obaer-rationa o
One of Natare'a Wonder.
The very fact that thb waters of
oceans are salty is a wonder within it
self. That such is the case everybody
knows, but why? Rivers are not salt,
neither ure some of the very largest
of inland seas, yet one school of scien
tists will tell you that these same seas
(lakes) are the remains of what was
once a universal ocean, that there wai
once an upheaval of the land and that
all the waters settled In basins except
that which drained off. If this Is a
fact, why are these lakes or seas now
fresh? Don't tell me, says an investi
gator, that It is because they have been
evaporating through the long centuries
and that the vacancy has been sup
piled by fresh waters from river.
Great Salt lake Is no less salty now
than It was 3,000 years ago and prob
ably a great deal more so.
The water of the Caribbean sea is
dense compared with that of ihe At
lantic in the vicinity of the Cape Verde
Islands, the proportion being eleven to
tweuty-one. Why is this? It Is cer
tainly a fact that they are both of one
body of water. The variety of saline
matter found in all sea water is univer
sally the same. There is another fact
which should be mentioned while we
are classifying sea water that is this:
When the saltness of oceans is refer
red to, It must not be understood as be
ing the table salt of commerce (chlo
ride of sodium), for there are many
other salts in the solution. Expert hy
drogrnphers tell us that there are
enough of these various salts held in
suspension in the waters of the oceans
to cover the whole landed surface of
the globe to a depth of 1,500 feet-ln
other words, that there is 60,000,000,
000,000,000 tons so held In suspension!
The sea is salt by reason of the earth
washings which are poured into it
Thunderstorms are more frequent In
Java than in any other part of the
world, there being an average of ninety-seven
days in each year upon which
they occur. Next to Java comes Suma
tra, which never has less than eighty
six "thunder days" per year. Then
come Hindustan with 50, Borneo with
54, the African Gold Coast with 52 and
the region around Rio de Janeiro, Bra
zil, with 51. The European list is head
ed by Italy, with 88 thunder days out
of the 365 on an average. Austria has
23; Baden, Wurttemberg and Hungary
each average 22; Silesia, Bavaria and
Belgium have 21; Holland and Saxony
18; Prance, Austria and south Russia
16; Great Britain and Switzerland only
7. At Cairo, Egypt, and in north Rus
sia and in Sweden and Norway the av
erage Is only 4 per year. In Finland
and east Turkestan thunderstorms are
All new, fresh, modern a complete
stock bought in quantities which se
cured bed-rock cost. Everything for
the Farmer, Carpenter, Logger, Ma
son and Builder.
We furnish every item entering into the
making of any kind of building, ex
cept rough lumber. A reduction of
about 20 per cent on Doors and Win
dows, with a fallingoff in cost of Nails
and Hardware makes building easy.
Ask to see our new styles in Windows
and Art Glass.
Stoves & Tinware
Snfliceut to say we are sole agents for
Universal Stoves and Raliges $27 to
$05, every one warranted. Cook and
Camp Stoves, $2.50 to $27.
Xew methods, new stock of moldings
rks and work guaranteed.
Wecarrv ROSIN TAR OKUM.
Carpets & Matting
arpetH, 35c to fl.10 per yard; Matting,
In 40c per yard; Linoleum, 55c
to 1.50 per yard. Couch covers, Por
tiers and Shades.
Sorb as Bolte, Hinges, Screws bought
tiftr the great drop in price. We
Agents for Pimond's Cross-cut saws. A
full stock of Dirtoo'a Hand Saw. You
don't have to take any old thing we
have what von want.
The House Furnisher.
TO HOOD RIVER.
Lying west of the city, fronting the state road, is now
ready for sale, this is a pleasant place to make n
home, is less than 20 minutes' walk from the post
office, affording a fine view of 'Mt. Adams and the
Remember, the city is growing westward t here
is no other direction for it .to go and when Hood
River has 3,000 happy people and she will in five
years Idlewilde will contain 100 contented fam
ilies, dwelling peacefully together.
Why? Because the drainage is perfect, and
therefore Idlewilde is a healthy place to live; because
it has the finest view, and for the further reason
that the lots are cheapest, and the terms are the
best, giving purchasers easy payments.
For further particulars call upon
GEO. D. CULBERTSON & CO.
For the week in Lace Curtains, Fish
Nets, Butcher's Linen and Cheese
And Don't Forget
We have the prettiest line of Shirt
Waists ever shown in Hood River.
The Right Goods
At the Right Pricis at
R. B. BRAGG & CO.
bone & Mcdonald.
Their Dry Gofds, Shoes, Hats and Men's Furnish
ings goods at prices that cannot be duplicated in
Hood River. Our stock of
Groceries, Flour and Feed
Is complete and prices are right. Come and see us.
bone & Mcdonald.
With the result ' that more
trade has justified a well
equipped modern store, in
which we handle carloads
with less expense than tons
formerly cost. With this
change has come Re
duced Expenses, and in
return for this we now Re
duce Your Costs at
A fresh earlnad every
aodays. Single bar
M and H, 85c. Win
dow ISrreeiiH, 30e, Sm
To be hod t SI.76, U
and op to (IX
35e lo oflo; Garden
Trowels, 10c, ISc, 25c.
Eight nnd 10 feet. $1.
Pruning shear, 50c,
75c and $1.
Machines 118, fcrt fc!7
and up to a l'ar
lor rah at H7 all
needles for ail
We do nndcnwll, a
new make try one.
Ratur tsets ti, ti, git.
Fnlly warrai.ted, for
For Lawn and Field, 20c to 85c per rod,
and a stretcher loaned for setting.
Barbed wire, in four grades; Poultry
netting, 50c per 100 feet.
And Mantel Shelves from 35e to $5. Ask
to eee the assortment.
Tents and Hammoks
Tents from $5 up, according to hzc
nd weight Hammocks, $1, $1.50 uii
Sash tools, 5c to 30c; Varnish, 10c lo
$1 50; Paint, I5c to $2.50; Kalsomine,
$3 to $4.50: Scrub, Shoe, Shaving,
Horse, Sink and Stove brushes. Coun
ter and Floor bruhe. Buy brnshfx
where yon see Nuiirthinit and net
something for your money. Good
imported directly fruin the .,rid
Two carloads since December 1, all con
tracted for before the advance in
price, which places ub in shape to defy
every market. We invite careful in
spection of goods and prices.
Paints, Oils, Glass
As agents for Pure Prepared we guar
antee every sale. Our Zincs, Leads
and Oils are absolutely pure, and our
arrangement with the factory author
izes a guarantee of goods and prices.
We sell all kinds of Lubricating oils,
EVERYTHING IN GLASS.
22 Rifles, N.75, $3.50, $0, $14. Smoke
less and semi-smokeless Cartridgs in
All complete, and at little cost. Tents,
Stoves, Chairs, Tables, Axes, Cooking
Utensils, Camp Stools and Lounging
Every little convenience you ever heard
of is henvand priced to secure trade.
Genuine triple-coated Chrysolite ware
Ware we have it. 8 qt Kettle, 95c;
Copper Rottom Iloiler. IHIc; Coper
Bottom Kettles, 60c; 14 oi Copper
Washing machine. $3.50 lo$S; Wring
ers. 5 year guarantee, f 1.40 to $4.50;
Straddle Clothes Pin, 2'jc g; Spring
Clot he pins, 5c g; Clothes Lines, 10c
The Complete Outfitter
SECOND AND STATE STS.