The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, December 03, 1903, Image 5

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For Your Boys
In two and three piece Suits for $1.60, $2.25,
$2.75, $3, $3.50 and up. If your boy needs a
Suit, we are in a position to save you money.
Shirt Waists
A beautiful line of
Evening Shirt Waists
in" Silks just the
thing for parties.
Call and see them.
We are sure they are
just what you want.
Also have them in
French and Opera
flannel for service
and warmth.
We will receive this week
Scanlon Coffees the best
States. Try it. You will
money back cheerfully.
The lumber industry in Hood River
hue hardly made a beginning. It is
truly in its infancy. Ask any one what
ia the leading industry of the valley, and
tew people would hesitate to say it le
fruit growing. Well and good, (or more
people are directly concerned with fruit
growing than anything else, yet with a
quarter million dollars coming into the
valley each year from the sale of straw
berries, cherries and apples, this sum
within a year or two won't represent one
half or even one-quarter of the income
derived from the lumber sales. Fruit
growing, rapid as will be the increase in
carload shipments of strawberries and
apples, within the next five years, and
large as will be the money returns, will
then have to he clashed as an industry
second in importance, and that for
years to come.
This may seem surprising without an
explanation. But if the big sawmill of
the Mount Hood Lumber company, over
near the boat landing, should be kept
running night and day and Sundays,
with a capacity to turn out 300,000 feet
of lumber every 24 hours, or a total of
109,500,000 feet in 305 days, the present
managers of the company would have
given way to others long betore the last
stick of timber north of Mount Hood
could be sawed into lumber. The sup
ply of saw-timber tributary to Hood
Hood river is by no means inexhausta
ble, but the possibilities haven't been
calculated to a nicety yet, and suffice
to say that the lumber industry is soon
to add hundreds of thousands of dollars
to the aggregated bank accounts of the
people of Hood River.
TheGlacier editor knew there was a
large body of timber on the headwaters
of Hood river, but he never fully real
ized what an enormous amount there is
of it, nor what vast sums of money it
represents, until last Saturday, when in
company with Charles T. Early, super
intendent of the Mount Hood Lumber
company, he was driven to the logging
camps above Winans, and there saw for
himself what is being done, and learned
in conversation with Mr. Early some
thing of the lumbering possibilities of
Hood River valley. This was the first
time he saw logging operations on an ex
tensive scale, and he knows more than
Watch For
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There is no more useful or appropriate present
than some article of Furniture. If you are unde
cided in your choice, drop in and I will try to os
aist you by showing you articles that are always
in place for Christmas presents. In a few days I
shall In ready to occupy my
which will give me more than 10,000 square feet of
floor space,, and will assure an abundance of room
to display the class of goods in keeping with the
Towth of the citv. Lowest prices guaranteed.
Doors and Windows. All Kinds Build
ing Material.
Opera Shawls
In Silks and Wools.
Something you need
at this season of the
year. Nice line to se
lect from, ranging in
price from 25c to
$4.50. In these we
have bargains for
you, so don't forget
to come in and look
them over.
the celebrated Chase &
coffees in the United
find it the best or your
You can do better at
0 s
! he did before this trip.
Early in the present year, the Mount
Hood Lumber company, with a paid up
capital stock of $400,000, purchased the
saw mill interests of the Lost Lake Lum
ber company. The statement was then
made to the Glacier that the new com
pany intended to run the mill. To make
this assertion good, the company appro
priated $15,000 for improvements in the
stream of Hood river, which would make
log driving possible, and insure a con
stant supply of logs to keep the saws of
the big mill busy. That was six months
ago. Since then hundreds of big boul
ders have been blasted from the river,
and at points along the stream where
the water had a tendency to seek two or
three channels, "cribs" have been built,
forcing the water into one channel and
preventing the logs from piling high
and dry upon the bank. These cribs,
put in for an experiment, have proven
a great success, and more are to be
made next year. There were many
doubts as to the practicability of float
ing saw logs down Hood river, but all
these have been dispelled, and the big
boom in the Columbia river has been
collecting logs every day since the freshet
early in November.
The logging activities of the mill com
pany are con fined just now to a bunch of
red fir timber between the Eastand West
forks of Hood river, about 15 miles
southwest of town. Splash dams have
been built, one in each fork of the river
at this point. These dams are opened
once A day and start a flood sufficient to
carry what logs that have been placed
in either stream down to the main river,
where there is force enough to take the
logs on down to the mouth of the river.
Both horses and donkey engines are em
ployed in hauling the logs to the edge
of the bluff, where they are rolled into
a chute and stai ted on a lightning trip
to the water. On the East fork there
is a chute 1,500 feet in length, the lower
half being almost level, and logs weigh
ing half a ton slide down this dry flume
in less than five seconds. Wouldn't
care to ride astride one, would you?.
Skid roads are made wherever it is
handier to use horses in dragging out
the logs from the timber, but these are
not necessary when the 20-horse power
donkey engines are employed. These
engines are capable ol pulling with
half a mile of cable. By means of relays,
it is thus possible to get logs to the riv
er from timber several miles distant.
A foot or so of snow makes this kind
of work easier. When saw-timbers are
snaked on Dy horses, the bark is re
moved from one side of the log. No
matter how perfectly round and smooth
a tree may appear, one side is always
heavier than the other. It is the heav
ier aide of course that is pealed. The
inexperienced hand would have con
siderable trouble in determining this,
but a trained logger will rarely' miss it
oncein a hundred times.
A sight well worth the day's trip wag
a log jam in the narrows above the
falls of the West fork. When the heavy
rains came the fore part of last month
more logs had been turned into the river
than a sudden rise could take care of,
and a jam was the result. Mr. Early
said that the first day after the jam
formed there were 3,000,000 feet of logs
in the gorge. Logs 40 feet in length
were standing upright. It was a
solid mass of logs for a quarter of a
mile, and was a wonderful Bight. But
to Mr. Early it would have been a more
welcome scene had the logs been col
ected in the boom at the mouth of the
The logging camps are in charge of
two very competent foremen, Charley
Smith and w. u. Moat.
(Continued from Page 4.)
peace and domestic prosperity. True,
we lack in coast defenses, and our read
iness for war Is inferior to that of any
otner nret-ciass power, yet we cannot,
by reason of our peculiar geographical
position, be easily surprised into com
bat with foreign powers. Our "good
land" ia situated in the temperate zone,
a belt of the earth's surface which em
braces most of the energy and enter
prise of the human race. We are
not far from the frozen regions of the
North; we are a good way from the
burning suns of the South. We are too
far south to be bound in by the perpet
ual chains or frost or the isortli ; loo
fur north for our social character to
sink beneath the enervuting influences
or a tropical mm. Vet in our beloved
land may be found the climate of all
the zones, of the torrid, the temperate
and the polar regions, and here may be
found the products of all ciunutes and
of all countries. Our good land is on
that side of the equator destined bv
Providence to be the great dwelling
place of humanity. We are in the lut-
itude and longitude where the great
nations of the earth dwell in prosperity
nnd power. A richer and more mag
nificent inheritance wuh never portion
ed out to any people, Palestine to the
Jews not excepted.
3. Not only Is ours a good land in Its
geographical position, but it Is such in
the progress or its civilization. What
discoveries have leen made! What in
ventions have been pu ten ted! The
farmer used to separate the wheat from
the chaff by holding up a shovelful and
allowing it to drop off slowly, thus
permitting the wind to blow the chad'
away. Our good ancestors, in a stern
way and upon theological grounds, ob
jected to any more improved method
of separating the cnnn from the wheat.
The first fanning mills were objected
to. Our early forefathers said, "They
are a sacriligious defiance of the Divine
displeasure, and it is a usurpation of
the Divine prerogative for puny man
to raise the wind by any such contriv
ance." What would they think now?
We gather our crops from the stem,
ready for the iraraer. with our coiunli-
cated but smoothly-running piece of
machinery, we travel ny steam and
electricity. We talk by lightning.
The unseen forces of earth and air are
harnessed to do man's bidding. With
the X-rays we can look into and
through the human body. The light
from distant planets is flashed to us,
separated from the component parts of
our world and used to serve man.
Surely outs is a "good land" relative to
the products of man's inventive genius
and the fruits of our Christian civiliza
4. Aeain. observe that we have a
"good laud" with respect to education
al facilities, uur "good laud" has the
best common school system in the
world. Our schools and colleges are
prosperous. Our people are growing
rapidly In the desire for higher educa
tion: illiteracy is decreasing, ine
facilities for obtaining a higher educa
tion are growing better. Of making
many good liooks there Is literally no
end. . Magazines richly illustrated and
ably edited newspapers, filled with
intelligence from an parts oi me worm,
fly by the million a day from lightning
speed presses. And now the grange
and farmers' Institutes, as well as
teachers and unprejudiced educators of
our Institutions of learning, have taken
ud the matter of practical education
and are Insisting that the science of
agriculture and horticulture shall be
taught lu our common scnoois. Amer
ica is the only country in the world
which spends more money for educa
tion than for war or preparation for
war. Great Britain does not spend
one-third as much money for public
education as fhe spends on her army.
France not one-ninth as much. Russia
not one-twentieth as much. Our lead
ing institutions of learning are being
lantelv endowed with money, thus in
suring their stability and perpetuity.
Ours Is the only land where a rail split
ter and boatman can rise from the
humblest loir cabin and poorest parent
age lo the highest position within the
gift of the people.
6. kui the Kirengm oi our repunncis
not alone in our superb common school
system and our higher institutions of
learning; not alone in our principles of
government, admittedly the highest
and best; not alone in a high order of
statesmanship; but the wealth of our
good land and the strength of our re
public are inherent in our religious
principles and blessings, our Bibles,
our churches and our Christian homes.
Lord Bacon said, "lu knowledge with
out love there is something of malig
nity." Coleridge said that "in the
mere products or the understanding
there is death " Strong and cultured
nations, under the pressure of moral
corruption, have sunk into darkness
and oblivion. The worth of our good
land is in its Christian civilization, and
this, and this alone, is the guarantee
of its stability and perpetuity. Abolish
the liilile, the churches and our Christ
ian homes, and our "good land" will
soon be a mere remembrance.
There are those who would destroy
our altars, hush the chiming of our
church bells, abolish our sabbaths,esile
our pastors and injure Christian homes,
but notwithstanding these, the eojnel
of the Son of God triumphs gloriously.
With our millions or Christian people
and Christian homes, with our thou
sands of churches and pastors doing a
lxwneeiil worn in tne name or our
Master, we have a right to make the
claim that ours is emphatically a
Christian nation and will continue to
be such, more and more exercising the
leaven of the gospel in behalf of hu
manity all over the world ; evermore
will this gospel develop and apply it
self accordiug to its own inherent en
ergies. from the festival height of this day
we may and should set forth the in
quiry, As a people are we exposed to no
lierils? As a nation are we threatened
with no dangers that mi At eventuate
in national calamity? Can we boast of
immunity from evil forces which make
for uatioual dissolution and downfall
and that tend to the grav peril of the
home or tne inuiviuuar; 1 lie history
of the Jews brings us an answer. We
are justly proud of our good land, but
let us not forget that some things are a
menace to our liberty and happiness.
We have been tolerating some things
which are a sharp reflection upon our
wisdom and understanding.
1. One of these is the trade in demor
alizing literature. Ibis trade has
grown to alarming proportions. We
respect the doctrine of personal liberty.
but even this cherished doctrine lias its
limitations, "ellow journalism" nnd
the dime novel type of reading matter
should nnd no place in our homes and
in the hands of our children. While
the public prints which full into the
hands of our people are filled with tales
of illicit love, accounts of murder, se
duction and suicide, the seeds of sociu
and moral disintegration are surely be
ingsown. And well may we stop to
inquire, What will the harvest be?
The publication of the accounts of
crime, excepting so far as such miblica
tion will act as a deterrent, should be
actively discouraged and prohibited by
those who lov6 our homes uud institu
tions. Criminologists tell us that the
increase of crime is due to the wide and
prominent setting forth of criminal
deeds, thus planting the seeds of vice
and sin. The Christian people of our
"good land" have it in their bands to
throttle yellow journalism and dime
novel publications, and the public con
science should be awake to this foe of
the home and t lie nation. We should
recognize with alarm this impending
danger and effectually control it, thor
oughly stamp it out.
2. Another element or danger to our
"L'ood and ' Is the vervDrevu ent Imhit
of gambling. Persons who fall into
this habit rarely ever reform. The im
morality of gambling Is seen in its cre
ating in a man the expectation of get
ting something for nothing, or at least
for which he has given no equivalent.
jno nation can establish, its integrity
nor make secure its place in the world's
He thut permits theevil genius of gam
bling to gain a national foothold. The
tendency of our times is to secure prop
erties by gambling processes, and
whether these be curried on in Wall
street or in the w heat pit, or in carefully-guarded
saloon rooms, the immor
ality is the same, and the bail effect
upon public morals is the same. The
devil was never more devil than when
telling young men and women that
the way to get on in the world is by
the gain that will come bv gambling
operations. The deep hold this habit
has on putJlio lite is seen in the dill -
culty of controlling it in the large cen
ters, lummany won in the interest i f
bad and vicious public morals. In our
own metropolis of Portland a compro
mise has been effected with gambleiv.
We cannot control New York nor Port
land, but we can, by u decisive ni;d
uncompromising attitude against it,
throttle it within our sphere of influ
ence and put a ban on the vicious prin
ciple that we may get something for
nothing. Gambling is a colossal evil
and should be put entirely away from
3. And what shall we say of that twin
gigantic evil, the liquor truffle. This
is tne greatest evil thut curses our na
tion and the human race. Broken
hearts and ruined homes, blasted rep
utations, fortunes scattered and children
disgraced, pauperism and crime are the
awful ruits of this iniquitous tratlic
For the nation to tolerate this trulllc is
to nurse a viper in its bosom. This
tratlic, with its train of evils, is a men
ace to the innocence of maidenhood, to
the purity of womanhood and the sanc
tity of the home, and such a iriirnntie
social evil is deserving of the stamp of
severest social ostracism. Let us nut
this evil away from us.
4. 1 lie desecration of the Lord's dav
has attained the proportions of a na
tional evil. Owing to selfish greed, a
million of our laborers have no more
facilities for attending public worship
or enjoying the repose of t he day of rent
than it they lived in central Africa.
On the high ground of religious princi
ple, as well as on the low ground of ex
pediency, tue neart or our Christian
civilization conteud for the proper ob
servance of the Lord's Day. There is
grave danger that the European con
tinental Sunday may be imported to
become a component part of our public
lite, trance bus her horse racmg.Spain
her bull baiting, Italy her operas. Ire
land her political meetings. America
has a portion of all these and a good
many things besides. These sins are n
Earasite on our free institutions, our
ousted civilization and our religious
principles. Mingled therefore withour
thanksgiving for generous harvests, for
health, for peace within our borders,
and for a large manner of Dfosneritv.let
our confessions be heard and our sins be
sought out and put away from before
me jjora. nesnati be u wiser, a bet
ter, happier and more prosperous peo
ple when such evils as vile literature,
the saloon and brothel, the gambling
den, with their black train of attending
evils, shall find no longer a place in our
goou tana.
'lo no other people in all the world is
the exhortation to be eodlv and true so
significant as in ourown lund. And do
you ask why? Because ours is a nation
of freemen. Our national life is in our
own hands. Our destiny is in our own
Rector of St. Luke's.
Ashburnham, Ont., April IS, 1 1)03.-1
think it is only right that I should tell
you whata wonderful efteet Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy has produced.
The day before Easter I was so dis
tressed with a cold and cough that I did
not think to be able to take any duties
the next day, as my voice was almost
choked by the cough. The same day I
received an order from you for a sample
bottle of your cough remedy. I at once
procured a sample bottle, and took about
three doses of the medicine. To my
great relief the cough and cold disap
peared and I was able to preach three
times on Easter day. I know that this
rapid and effective cure was due to your
cough remedy. I make this testimo
nial without solicitation, being thank
ful to have round such a Ood-sent rem
edy. Respectfully yours, E. A. Lang-
It, M. A. .Hector of St.Lnke's church.
To Chamberlain Medicine Co. This rem
edy is for sale by all druggists.
A Frightened Horse.
Running like mad down the street
dumping the occupants, or a hundred
other accidents, are every day occurren
ces. It behooves everybody to have a
reliable salve handy and there's nnne
as good as Bucklen s Arnica salve. Burns,
cuts, sores, eczema and piles disappear
quickly under its soothing effect. 25 c
at (. baa. .V Clarke drug store.
Bilious Colic Prevented.
Take a double dose of Chamberlain's
Colic.Cholera and Diarrhira Remedy as
soon as the first symptom of the disease
appears and a threatened attack may be
warded on. Hundreds of people use the
remedy in this way with perfect success.
For sale by all druggists.
Barnes collects rent.paystaies. draws
op transfer papers and writes insurance.
To the People of Hood River:
Our stock of FANCY and STAPLE GRO
etc., is now very COMPLETE. These goods
are ALL NEW, and have been CAREFULLY
selected in order that we might give each cus
tomer BEST POSSIBLE VALUE for the price
Hoping to MERIT a share of your PAT
RONAGE, we are,
Yours truly,
1 eqgsai
No. 2,
We arry a complete slock of Y. smith (irubblnn MucMui's, wire cable, rope shortnertt, blocks, root hooks, etc., for which
we are gcnerul agents for Oregon ami Washington, Write for catalogue,
ONLY exclusive Hardware Store in
How Freoli Air Is Supplied In the
Modern Tall IlulldlnxN.
nundreds of wen ami women nro
boxed up all day long In llttlo cnges
on every floor or tiio modern oii'.co
building. Yet this mass of huddled
humanity never suffers from any lack
of fresh air. The ventilation is per
fect, a fact which often surprises for
eign architects.
The delivery of fresh air into a sky
scraper is as big a busiess as the do-
livery of water or electricity. It is not
left to chance. Cold, fresh air Is forced
into the building by a blowing engine
and passes through largo duets and
controlling registers to the different
rooms. In winter this air Is heated
by passing through coils of steam
Often the blower is arranged to de
liver both hot and cold air, and the
duets arc provided with mixing valves
which can be set to combine the two
blasts in any required, proportion.
Thus one can have fresh air of exact
ly the temperature called for by the
Bad air Is got rid of by wall regis
ters near the Uoor through which the
vitiated air escapes Into ducts which
lead to a largo common outlet above
the roof. These ducts may bo of sheet
Iron or they may be of tile built In
the wall like chimney flues. Some
times they are large spaces Inclosed In
the upper parts of the corridors by
false ceilings.
In other cases the bad air is taken
to the basement and discharged by an
exhaust fan Into a tall oulsidu shaft
used for that purpose only. New York
Ilard to I-'lnd.
The bishop of never mjnd where-
being a newcomer and being somewhat
troubled with a neglected diocese,
thought to inspire his clergy to tike
occasional services during the week by
periodically visiting and taking oue
liimself. On one of theso occasions.
I have for wile thN mmioti. oi Yellmv
Newtown Pippins; .,( Spiizcnhuri.'s li.uo
ArkansHs Hhu k. raflej oti wltol'a nmts hikI
from feions that wen carefully tnmi
Home of t he hct h'arinsr trees In Hiwd Hivir
vailev. I do not hesitate to cunrn nlee my
tree true to mime. St-nil for pi itt-s t.i
N. B. H akvivV, I'mp. Milwaukee, Or.
V. K. STRANG, l-nl n-rent.
neatly and promptly. Our is'
fully "equipped with lati?t style of j
ty k? and up-to-date material. We
carry a full line of printer:' ttatim,
ery.'and can till your order for a
visiting card or a color ;
poMor. II.v.c your Hutionery !
printed bv
--SW5, drifts
having found quite a gooa twigrrgvi
tlou and having been moved to much
eloquence in his sermon, he felt a not
unnatural desire to know if be had
made any impression on the usually
unimpressionable yokels. So he put
some leading questions to an old clerk
who was helping him to unrobe In the
"Well, I hope they've been pleased
with yer," said the old man patroniz
ingly, "and 1 am sure we takes it wcry
kind o' yer worship to come down nnd
preach to us; but, yer know, a worsser
one would have done for the likes of
us, if so be." he lidded, with becoming
humility, "one could be found." Lon
don Tit-liits.'
Quaint ltemodlca.
Among members of the Greek church
in Macedonia the following recipes are
regarded as highly useful: To pacify
one's enemies write the psalm "Known
In Jnd:ea," dissolve it In water and give
your enemy lo drink thereof, and he
will be paeilied. For a startled and
frightened nun take three dry chest
nuts and sow thistle nnd three glasses
Oregon Nursery Co.
t iit tirM-cluss, vlioli-r(iolc1 nnd budded Tree, send your order to the old reliable
Oreuon N in-very Co., nt halem, Oregon. We have yet for sale a few more thousand
tiisi-Wuss NewKiun I 'i 1 1 pi us, Kpltzeuburga, and a full line of all other vurletlea of ap-!t-s
ulhl t;elliTnl lilirstry Ktock.
Now Is the time to place your order, before all the best trees are sold.
C. T. It.VW.SON.
Stock Grown on Full Eoots.
AVo tlcsiro to lot our frionds nnd patrons know
Hint for tho fall planting we will have and can sup
ply in any number
Cherry, ear,Apricot, Peach& Plum Trees
Shade and Ornamental Trees.
Also, all the standard varieties of apple trees. Can
supply the trade with plenty of Newtown, Spitzen
bi i'ii- and Jonathan apple trees.
RAWSON & STANTON, Hood River, Or.
When You Come to Town
Do not tail to call and see us and give us a chance
to till your order. We quote Flour in not less
than barrel lots at warehouse:
Dalles Patent, per lbl...$l..j0 White River, jier bbl..?-i.23
Dalles Straight, 3.55.
Feed at warehouse in not less than half-ton lots:
Kolled barley, per ton. 24..j0 Shorts, per ton $22.50
Oats, per ton 25.00 Bran and Shorts 22.00
liran, per ton, $21.50.
Yours trulv,
bone & Mcdonald
Stages to Cloud Cap Inn.
Ticket o trice for the Rejrtilator Line of Steamers Telephone nd
live a liaek carry you to and from the boat landing If you want
a rirt-ela turnout call on the
of old" wine ana let nun arniK inereoi
early and late. Write also "In the be
ginning was the word" and let him
carry it.
First Aid.
"Now," said the professor, "suppose
you had been called to see a patient
with hysterics some one, for Instance,
who had started laughing and found
It impossible to stop what Is the first
thing you would do?"
"Amputate his funny bone," prompt
ly replied the new student. Houston
The Great Drawback.
"Well, the statements they make
against you aren't true," said the poli
tician's wife. "Why don't you denj
"I'm afraid 11 will incite them to dl
up some other libelous statements thai
are true." Philadelphia Ledger.
If people talked only when they hai
something to say the silence would b
too dense to stir with a stick. Gal
reston News.