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Apple tirowers Form Uulon.
Sixteen apple growers attended the
call meting Saturday afternoon in A.
0. U. W. ball to arrange for the organi
zatiou of an apple growera' union. Hon.
E. L. Smith was chosen chairman and
A. I. Mason, secretary, of the meeting.
After some little discussion, a motion
carried without opposition to place the
capital stock of the proposed corporation
lit $1,000, with 100 shares at flOeach.
The following committee of five was
selected to draft articles of incorporation :
Hon. E. L. Smith, J. L. Carter, T.
Steiiihilber, C. H. Sproat and C. Deth
man. This committee gathered imme
diately after the meeting adjourned and
drew up incorporation papers.
Before completing the work of the
meeting splendid speeches were made by
K. L. Smith and A. I. Mason explaining
the necessity for a union and pointing
out how the growers will be the gainers
Following is the agreement to form a
union and the names of the apple grow
ers who have signed the same:
Hood River, Or., May, 1903. The un
dersigned hereby agree to enter into a
corporation to be known as the Apple
Growers' Union of Hood River. We
further pledge ourselves to market our
apples through said union wnen legally
. . i . : :u. j;
conHiiuueu, reserving iuo n$uv
late tne time wnen siuu jruiv
E L Smith.
J G Jarvis,
C H Sproat,
M M Hill,
F H Stanton,
W P Scobee,
J H Shoemaker,'
H C Hengst,
B F Shoemaker,
G A McCurdy,
G R Castner,
J J Gibbons,
P H Martin,
J L Carter,
A I Mason,
B N Sproat,
B F Moses,
R E Harbison,
W S Crapper,
B R Tucker,
i U Church.
E A Prather.
Easy Urade fur Road to Lost Lake.
The party which went in to Lost
lake last week to survey a line for the
proposed county road, report finding a
very practical grade. Those in the
party were Lou Morse, G. R. Castner
and W. R. Winans, viewers; County
Surveyor Gordon ; Abe Decan and David
Stone, chainmen. The last three
miles of the survey was made in two
feet of snow. Cold rain fell during
most of the trip.
The proposed road begins at Winans,
crosses tbe east fork at. the site of the
old bridge, extends up the left bank of
the stream a couple of miles, then turns
west and crosses the west fork at the
old ford, following the trail for some
distance over the desert, thence up the
east bank of Laurel creek to the luKe.
This covers a distance of 14 miles,
and another mile is added to carry tbe
road around to the camping ground tit
the inlet on the northeast corner of tbe
"We found a very practical grade,"
said Mr. Winans, "and when the road
is finished the trip can be made by
automobile. At one point just above
the desert a straightaway of a mile and
a quarter will make a most beautiful
driveway. There are 70 days work due
on the petition, and if the county court
grants the road this work will
tie applied in slashing brush and open
ing a trail for use this summer. It is
hoped others will interest themselves
in this matter and contribute toward
the opening of the road, which will
mean a great accommodation to the
settlers and lumbermen interested in
the Lost lake country. With a good
road, there will be a great increase In
pleasure parties to the lake. These
people cuu also a fiord to contribute
toward the opening of the road."
Made an Analysis of Hood River Soil.
George D. Culbertson & company re
ceived the subjoined letter from an ad
mirer of Hood River valley, which will
be of interest to the orchard ists and
Sioux City, la., May 11, 1903 Geo. D.
Culbertson & Co., Hood River, Or.
Dear Sir: I can imagine that Hood
River valley looks pretty at this season
of the year. I am qui to anxious to be
out there and see the apple orchards
and Btrawberry fields. I expect to be
in Hood River early in July, and hope
that I will not be too late to get a big
dish of strawberries.
A short time ago I sent to Hood River
for a sample soil of your valley, and
analyzed it in the chemical laboratory
here. The analysis showed quite a large
percentage of potash, phosphorus and
nitrogen, elements so necessary to fruit
raising. Although the soil looks much
different than the black so i of Iowa, it
is very fertile, and you need not hesitate
in saying that the soil is No. 1. Yours
very truly, R. J. McIsaac.
The Glorious 4th at Winans.
Hood River, May 18, 1903. Editor
Glacier: Arrangements are now being
made for a "way back" celebration at
Winans, at the forks of Hood river.
There Is to be nothing smaller than
Mount Hood about It. Such leading
and illustrious sports as Christopher
Columbus, (teorge Washington, Abra
bam Lincoln, Henry Clay, James A.
Garfield, Geueral Grant, 'William Mu
Kinley and our up-to-date Teddy and
others are especially invited to attend.
Everybody is invited to come from
every state in the I'niou and bring
their Hags and cannon.
Come every one, and bring yoar gun,
Anil bring the girl and Ik.vn;
And take a hand in Krvettom'a fun
And belp to make uolse.
Other features will be announced na
fast as arranged for.
W. Ross W I NAN'S.
Ben Simpson Visit Oregon Again.
General Ben Simpson was with Sena
tor J. 11. Mitchell at Olympia last Sun
day, as the two were returning to Port
land from the East, which gave the
hustling Olympia Recorder the mate
rial for a good story. General Ben
Simpson is one of the well known pin
neers of the Pacific Northwest, and
father of the late Sam Simpson, author
of "The Willnnielte,"aml other Oregon
poems. The general is au old-lime
friend and political supporter of Semi
tor Mitchell, who is now serving hi
fourth term as Senator.
"He will get a fifth term," said U'li
eral Simpson as he looked atli-ction
ately at Senator Mitchell as they parted
company al Taooroa. "Mark my word,
lam willing to pose as a prophet in
this case. I have watched his politic l
career and it is a remarkable one. Ill
must have thirty years in thesenwv
and I expect to see him go back at the
end of his present term."
General Simpson is one of the rnrwi
distinguished "pioneers of Oregr.n. He
came west in r4 at the head of a otn
pany which included 150 wagons. Be
fore reaching the coast the company
separated and General Simpson with
iiiunurtvMiim to OrMiron tilv and lo
cated. He was Six months making tbe
trip ana says it was me pappitm nine
of his life. With him were his wife and
two children, and in the whole com
pany there was but oue death during
tie six uiontlis.
f'Anural Uimtionn hna flfflirpfl COn-
uiuviai -.'. , - - n
spicuously in tbe building up of. the
West. He wnsa member of the legisla
ture wnicii memonauzea congress ui
create Washington territory. He has
been living In Alabama for tome time
past, but conies back to Oregon to spend
the retuainderof hla days with bis chil
dren. He is eighty-five years of age,
but remarkably well preserved. His
mind is as clear as a bell and there is
a boyish vivacity in his manner which
makes him most lovable. He is one of
the grand old men of tbe Pacific North
Senator Mitchell spent several
days with bis daughter, the wife of
Judge W. O. Chapman, at Tacoma, be
fore going to Portland where he will
spend tbe summer. ,
Dalles people who occasionally find
themselves in a store or on the streets
surrounded by a band of aborigines, are
led to wonder why the Indians' down this
way don't take kindly to their Alaska
brother's penchant for Florida water, for
while that Is not the most pleasant of
odors to the majority of people it beats
salmon and dead dog all to pieces. No
doubt when the two victims of that odor
iferous fire water went sweeping into the
happy hunting grounds those who had
gone on before thought they had been
scent for. Chronicle.
E. D. Calkins last week bought the
Rev. Frank Spalding property at Frank
ton, formerly the W.B. Perry place. Mr.
Calkins has bought the property as a
present to his daughter, Mrs. Tom Calk
ins. He paid f850 for the Sli acres,
which contains 250 fruit trees. The soil
of this place is very rich. Mr. Spalding
will occupy the house until October.
Manager Campbell of the C. R. & N.
is contemplating the running of a boat
from Portland to Lyle at night after the
Goldendale-Lyle railroad is open for pas
senger traffic, says the Goldendale Sen
tinel. The boat will leave Portland at
11 o'clock p. m., connecting at Lyle with
the morning train to Goldendale.
William Kennedy" of the East Side, the
expert mixer of the arsenite of soda
spray for the codlin moth, has already
furnished 110 gallons of the mixture for
fruit growers in Hood River and at
Mosier. He has orders to furnish this
quantity every two weeks during the
William Saterlee has taken a chance
on the Glacier buggy. Mr. Saterlee
has five acres in the Frankton district,
all in strawberries from two to three
years old. He is aiming at a crop of 400
crates tms year, ana says that all he gets
over that amount he will look at as clear
Judge L. Henry received a copy of
the Hastings, Neb., Daily Republican of
May l, wnicn contains the following
item: "Yesterday morning at daylight
the thermometer stood at 14 above zero.
No wonder the fruit buds were froze up!"
E. D. Calkins says that from M acres
of orchard last year he marketed $500
worth ot fruit, chieny Yellow Newtown
apples. This year his apple crop is
rather light, but pears and cherries
promise an immensely large yield.
Mrs. Jonathan Putnam of Denvervis-
lted E. D. Calkins and family at Frank
ton last week. Mrs. Putnam was a
former neighbor of the Calkins' in Colo
rado. She went to Salem to visit a
daughter in that city.
Barnes t he real estate man sold on
Wednesday the Lewis place, Oakdell, to
v. a. aiernam of rortiand, consideration
13300. Mr. Marriam will move onto the
piace in me mil. ana win become a
citizen of Hood River.
E. D. West was down from Olex last
week on a visit to his family. Mr West is
teaming in Gilliam county. He says he
hopes to be back for good by fall, as the
bunch grass region is not to his liking.
Miss Hester Howe returned Fridav
after a month's visit in Portland and at
Barlow, Clackamas countv. While in
Portland she attended the wedding of
m:.. t i- . t,.
iii ibb ray mrrance 10 noy CHearns.
0. C. Dean, who is working on the
right of way of the Hood River Irrigating
company, says his party could see fresh
snow on the mountains south of Mount
Defiance last Saturday morning.
Dalles business men have responded
nobly to the call for monev to celebrate
the l?ourth. Already the committee has
securea anont i lano, and expect to add
another 1000 to the fund.
H. J. Byrkett, H. H. Bailey and A. L.
Phelps went to the forks of Hood river,
Monday morning on a fishing trip. They
went prepared to camp out and fish for
Mrs. C. F. Waldo and daughter Edris
of White Salmon, crossed the Columbia
river Friday to meet Mrs. Waldo's aunt,
Mrs. J. M. Quine, who came up from
Abe Foley, who is in the employ of the
Washington Lumber company at Clien
oweth, was in Hood River last week. He
reports things lively in the sawmill
P. Hennlngsen was down from Mosier
last Thursday. Mr. Henningeen reports
that orchards in his country will produce
a full crop of fruit this year.
Mrs. Laura Baldwin returned to Hood
River last week after spending the winter
visiting friends and relatives in the Wil
J. F. Cole, formerly a resident of Hood
River with his family, is now proprietor
of the Riverdale stock farm at St. James,
Miss Kate Ross is here from Michigan
on a visit to I.C. Uaynes and family.
Miss Ross is on her way to San Fran
cisco. Fred Snow of Portland came upon the
printers excursion to The Dalles Bun
day, and stopped over in Hood River.
W. A. Slingerland came np from Port
land Thursday and spent a couple of
uayB in uouu mver.
Miss Anne Smith is home from The
Dalles, after a week's visit in that city.
As to Spelling Reform.
There is a new outbreak of spelling
reform. Earnest persons are writing
io me newspapers aooui it, ana some
newspapers are trying to begin at home
and reform their own spelling, accord
ing io me ariincnu rules n the learned
societies. It is the old story. We are
to begin with simplifying the twelve
large and hard words. When we have
induced all tbe users of English to
adopt our reformed spelling of these,
we are to take twelve more, and so on,
until we have lightly adventured all
through the dictionary from A to ii
tard. Will the earnest reformers never
learn that the spelling, writing and
pronunciation of the English language
are among the things beyond control
by statute law or him meeting resolu
tion? We do not spell the Englbh lan
guage. The English language spells
itself, and we have to go along with It.
It is a living organism, fluid, growing,
changing, like a jelly fish floating in
the water. We talk wisely about the
laws of language; but the wisest men
tell us they know little about them. If
the English language, or any living
laneuate. have a formative, shaping
force, it Is the general, unconscious con
sent of lu users, as vague as it Is lrre
eUtible, tis fluid and shifting as lan
guage itself. When a language begins
to yield to the shaping nana oi me
learned academies it begins to die.
When it is dead you may spell and
nronounoe it anv way you like, as we
spell and pronounce Latin and Greek.
But not before.
A Startling Test.
To save a life. Dr. T. G. Merritt, of
North Mehoopany.Pa., made a startling
test resulting in a wonderful cure. He
writes: "A patient was attacked with
hemorrhages, caused bv ulceration of
the stomach. I had often found Elec
tric bitters excellent for acute stomach
and liver troubles so I prescribed them.
The patient gained from the first, and
has not had an attack in 14 months."
Electric bitters are positively guaran
teed for dyspepsia, indigestion, constipa
tion and kidney troubles. Try them.
Only 50c at Chas. N.Clarke's drugstore.
Miss Fay LaFranee and Mr. Roy N.
Stearns were united in marriage at the
home of tbe bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. 8. J. LaFranee, 090 Water street,
on Thursday evening, by Rev. J. L.
Hershner of Hood River. The bride
looked sweet in white organdie and
carried bride roses. The rooms were
beautified by the arranging of many
spring flowers and ferns about them.
Only the most intimate friends of the
bride aud groom were present to wit
ness the happy event. After refresh
ments were served Mr. aud Mrs. Stearns
left the parental roof fur their home at
385 Benton street.
Hill Property Advanced $25 a
John Lei a ml Henderson announces
that on and after May 12. 1903, the
price of all lots on the hill is advanced
(25 a lot. This includes the Barrett-Sip-ma
lots, the property of tho Townsite
syndicate and all land held for sale by
Mr. Henderson. That hill residents
will get water this fall is now a sure
Lincoln and Lee.
In Mississippi's Hall of Kama
Together they look down
Tbe statesman of Immortal mold,
Tbe soldier of renown.
Tbe South delights to honor him
Wbo set the bondmen ftye,
And Lincoln's pictured face today
Hangs side by side with Lee.
For, lo! the smarting wound is healed,
The nation stands orn-e more
A perfect body, sound and whole,
And stronger than before;
And heroes of tbe blue who marched
With Sherman to the sea
Clasp bands with veterans of the gray
Wbo rode with Kobert Lee.
Where onee the bees of battle sang
And startled buirles blew.
Where Vlcksburg beard the drums of death
Hlrlke up their wild latum,
White, peaceful lilies blossom now
To wreathe t lie memory
Of Lincoln, In the Southern heart
Enshrined with that of Lee.
Minna Irving in Leslie's Weekly
McGuire Buos., Propr's.
Dealers in Fresh and Cured Munis, Lard
Poultry, Frnltii and Vegetables.
Free Delivery. Phone 35.
E. A. SOULE,
Plans and Estjmatks Furnished
PAGE & SON,
Pioneer Fruit and Produce
Do not arrange for shipping your strawberries without consulting
the HOOD RIVER FRUIT GROWERS' UNION.
They have shipped more than half the strawberries grown in
Hood River Valley the past 10 years.
They lead in everything that has made the strawberry business
so profitable.. .
They have Jiade complete settlement with their shippers when
others were kicking for money to pay pickers.
of A. J. C. C. Jersey Cattle.
MAY 15-16. 1003. .
I will sell at public auction at Mnltnomah Fair Grounds (formerly Irvlngton
Park), Portland, Oregon, about 100 bead of pure bred A. J. O. C. Jersey cattle. Found,
ation stock all mustered, remainder eligible to registry. All cows and heifers ex
cept two bulls. Head of herd Dewey of the Glades, sired by Exile of the Ulades, sou or
Naiad s St. Lambert King :WM6. Dam St. Lambert Olrl, by Ida's Rioter ot 8t. Lam
bert llitiori. Second dam Desdamona Belle lWMHtl. ., , ,
The average test of this herd IsoverHEVKN PF.B CENT, and the herd Is one of
the best producers on the coast. They are large, possess great constitutional vigor,
and are warranted free from all diseases
I will also sell the first twenty-eight volumes of the A. J. C. C. nerd books.
50 Head of Hogs.
I will also sell at public auction fifty head of stock hogs, Poland China and Berk-
Sales of less than tlOO. cash; sales over ilOO, six months time on bankable paper at
seven (7) per cent. Wales to commein at 10 a. m. each day.
J. L. McCarthy, Auctioneer, Portland, Oregon.
A. R. BYRKETT, Bingen, Wash.
OREGONIAN, EXAMINER, TELEGRAM.
GEO. I. SLOCOM.
OFFICE SUPPLIES, TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES.
LAGAL BLANKS. SCHOOL SUPPLIES.
'ow in the time
To use Squirrel Poison. We have
Jt Now in the time
T u.wn., ..mi An lit a lft S W'fl llUtfA
all kinds of spraying material for
sale at the lowest prices. .
Now i the tiwe
To purify your blood. We have
Sarsaparillas and all kinds of Spring
Don't forget the place.
When von want anything in tne
DRUG LINK get it at
J!!" ..,,. iiiiii i m , i u 1 1 , ii ij
Geo. F. Coe & Son
huve a well Hi-U'cted line of plit
riainliooand Cnne Poles, Flies, Sncll
mid ISait Hooks, Heels, Creels and
St ni m. Call mid examine stock.
Crockery, lihi.isware, Stoneware,
Fruits, Nuts and Confections. Al
den Chocolates. Stationery.
Remember I he place,
The Spot Cash Grocery
. Butter, r,
And all Country Produce taken in exchange for goods.
J. E. HANNA.
S. ZD. BABTMESS,
Doors and Windows.
ALL KINDS OF BUILDING MATERIAL,
Paints and Oils,
Furniture, Carpets, Beds and Bedding.
FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND EMBALM KR.
Solicit Consignments of Apples,
Pears; till Green and Dried Fruit.
BELIEU & REA,
-1'lam aud Estimates Fi7hnisiieu"
BEGIN THEYEAR RIGHT !
You will never regret it if you buy some of our bargains, as
Hood River Real Estate
WILL NEVER BE AS CHEAP AGAIN. We can offer
you fine City Lots on grade, with good water
and fine view on EASY TERMS.
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS TO THOSE WHO
f53Streets will be improved in the Spring. For
full particulars see
Prather Investment Co.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
Stages to Cloud Cap Inn.
Ticket oflice for the Regulator Line of Steamers Telephone and
have a hack carry you to and from the boat landing If you want
a first-class turnout call on the
HOOD RIVER TRANSFER AND LIVERY CO.
Fresh Bread, Cakes, Pies and Confections. Cig
ars, Fruits, Ice Cream, and Ice Cream Soda. Fresh
Oysters always on hand. White help only.
MRS. FRANCES BROWN, Prop'r.
Geo. D. Culbertson & Co.,
The largest list of Fruit and Berry Lands in
Hood River valley and White Salmon to select
from. Honest treatment will award you by plac
ing your property in our hands. Loans nego
HOOD RIVER, - - - OREGON.
G. E. WILLIAMS, Prop'r.
Pure Drugs, Toilet Articles,
PATENT MEDICINES, SPRAYING MATERIALS.
Prescriptions my Specialty.
Bargains in Real Estate.
8 acres, 3 miles from town; fine strawberry land;
good house and barn.
10 acres, 2 miles from town, all in strawberries;
a good bargain.
10 acres, 2 miles from town; 2 acres in straw
berries, balance in apple and prune orchard in full
bearing; free water.
Vi acres, Jl miles from town; 'i in berries; bal
ance in cultivation. Flumes ready for irrigating.
80 acres, 0 miles from town; 30 in cultivation;
good improvements, good farm and apple land.
All can lie irrigated.
20 acres, (5 miles from town; all in apple trees 2
40 acres, 4 miles from town; 33 in cultivation;
good apple and clover land; can all be irrigated.
For prices and terms call on or address
H. F. JOCHIMSEN, Hood River, Or.
This magnificent location is now being plotted and will soon be
. placed on the market, and surpasses any thing that has ever been offered as
It is high and sightly and is furnished with an abundance of
pure spring water from
MY OWN PLANT.
The soil Is very sandy, so you get no seepage from cess
pools or closets.
It is only one block from the Waucoma school house. The Uni
tarian church is in process of construction adjoining this plot, and the
Episcopal church will soon be built in the very center of this addition.
You have always wanted a lot in my STRAWBERRY
FIELD, and now is your time to get one.
We start at bed-rock prices, with terms 25
per cent cash, balance to suit the purchaser.
Don't wait until prices go up, but secure a handsome site at once.
Map and all information at the office of George I). Culbertson & Co., on
City Blacksmith Shop, j. R. Xickelsen,Prop.
Horse Shoeing and Wagon Wood Work
Dealer in Blacksmith and Wagon Makers' Supplies
Complete line of Syracuse
Agency for Milburn Wag
ons, Carriage & Ruggies.
HANFORIVS RAI 5AM OF MVROU
Cor. 4lli mid Colnmlim. Thnne 2X3
Livery, Feed and Dray i ng.
STRANAHANS & BAGLEY.
Horses liought, nolil or exchanged.
Pleasure partiescan secure flrst-olnss rigs. Spe-
cial attention given to moving Furniture
We do everything horses can do.
IlOO I) IUVKIt, OHKGOX.
Klmt unci Onk sin.
ONLY EYE TESTER.
I wish to let the people of Hood River know that I have the only
Eye Tester on the Columbia river between The Pallesand Portland
Come to me if yru needectples, and have your eyes tested so
that you can be suited in glasses. If your eves are not hot b the
same, it i sometime neeewary to have iene emund. rvlimlriral
.llH .nhnnriu 1 I. .11 . . 1
uu rpucmu. i u.cii my irnw prnunu nv me very liest opti
cal company in America. They never fail to g'e satisfaction And
I can sell them for less than half what you would pay in Portlaud
as my expenses are small. I have a of firii.,. ..,1... i '
. . . T - . . .
mm in my secret, oy wmcn IDey are not easily broken. For com
pound stitrmatisiu no one can l suited with lenses unlew their
eyes are treated by regular eye-te-Cni? instrument, same s I have
luoiytore. C. H. TEMPLE.