The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, June 02, 1904, Image 6

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The political hive swarmed lat Hun
day alighting in Hand Kiver valley,
gather! hi; honey here mid there In
promises of support on election, day.
Their suiilet lit tin the vulley, Mini the
glad hand extended reminded us of
the days gone by In I'olk county when
we shook the honest voter's hand ami
jollied the children, does end horses.
We were reminded of the picture of
before and after democrat lo candidates
were in the majority , anil my sjin
puthy went out to them, for really, I
couldn't find a democrat here, to Intro
duce them to. As I write a nurnb?r of
cards confront me. These cards are
only good for one week more, then the
still hunt campaign of 11)04 for Wasco
county will pass into history, and no
matter who Is elected, this county will
Is) officered. The good cheer and fel
lowship those fellows brought with
them was refreshing and served as a
fitting reminder of the days In the long
ago, when I occupied a position on the
anxious seut. I
Lust Saturday while w& were busy
loading lumber teams for the big west
side ditch at the water front In town,
The extremely busy scene that wag
presented reminded us in a small wav
of the water front at Seattle during the
n oine rusn in tue spring or 1U00.
Hood River eertulnly occupies a
unique position in the Northwest. J
douut If there Is 11 spot In the United
States, cov ring so small an area that
Is so well advertised and so exceedingly
prosperous as Is our little valley, The
sound of the hammer Is everywhere
heard and the rise in value of real
property almost makes one dl.zy, Pes
simists say we are Hearing the danger
line, but they have been shouting this
for more than two years, mid while
they have been kicking pro;.. r:y has
more than doubled In priue and Is still
climbing. Property Is worth Its pro
ducing power and for Hood River prop,
erty the end Is not yet, so get aboard
the band wagon,
Pardon this pun. Last week while
passing the K. L, Smith corner where
they are excavating for a brick build
ing, I put this question: "Are you
going to plant Hpltjienberg's here
Where you are plowing?" The answer
came quick. "No, we are planting a
He note Wilh n-irat. t.h A
or Kansas of the poet und prophet of
Winn mm a pleasant trio
iii cute hum pjH'Kuy return.
The Ilttlo white Btore people are
taking an outing by hauling lumber to
the head gate of the big west side ditch
near the falls. The stillness of nature
and the leafy bowers along (he road
side Is restful and goes a long way
toward restoring the tired body anil
strengthening the weak nerves.
Last Saturday the writer had the
unexpected pleasure of meeting Mr.
Hlnkle and wife of Antelope and Mrs.
B. F. Uughlln of The Dulles, whllt
lunching ut the Mount Hood hotel.
"We were boys and girls together"
bxuj (wit in uieeariy seventies, dor--lug
my eowhoy days on John Day Run
near Anlalope. ' Although thirty yearn
have passed since we met and' raven
locks wete turned to gray, yet the
recollection of sunny, youthful days
were fresh und green In our memory,
and in a short hour we found ourselves
traveling quickly over the years that
had gone by all too soon, Such eveuts
are ueipiut anil refreshing as we Jour
ney onward to our link
May (he Imnd ,,f fuG deal kindly with
iffuoc iimi uju menus.
now about the Tucker hill? It Is
auoui time to see some of the promised
voiumerr work there. Not a lick has
neen sirucic on tills, Hie worst piece of
road, between here mid town. Stran
gers nre commenting upon It and If
Hie poor tired horses do not kick they
Mrs, Booth returned loday from
brief visit to The Dalles,
1'rof, J. L. Tousey of Portland, Is
ppenillng a day or so with his family
Mr. Clarke gathered a pall of straw
berries from his acre one-half mile
west of Udell. These are the flint of
me (men crop anil not muoh behind
ine west hiite.
laughed again.
number of good
The band played
selections und all the
people present declared they i l iyed
them well, and no one tl -ou'-lit it
strange that between oleic th boys
wotua glance, witn pnne mi tnei.' new
suits and burnished in n nenta.
Twelve young girls semd t:io Ice
cream in u creditatile manner. When
ueiir midnight the company reluct
antly separated, It wasdifllcult to tell
who had enjoyed the meeting most,
Mrs. Poller, the baud boys or the people
in atletiuance.
Willie Toinllnson, brother of Mrs
Ham Kby, met with a very serious
accident about three weeks ago, which
resulted In the loss of his left arm. He
was out hunting and In climbing over
a fence the gun dropped to the ground
discharging both barrels and shatter
ing his arm go that amputation was
Olaf Olsrecd, who recently arrived
here from Norway, Is sick ut the home
of his uncle, A. U, Lindas with typhoid
0. O. Melcalf, engineer of planer B
Is laid up with an Injured band:
H, 8. Swengel of Grand Forks, called
at the homes of F. U. Church and .
(j. Nicholson Tuesday, and bis call was
like a letter from home.
The strawberry pickers are coming. ;
Rush Andersoi) brought out a load of
The Belmont girls felt highly hon
ored on receiving an invitation from
the liana boys to assist them In serving
Ice cream during the evening of Deco
ration day, .
A. O, Lindas, who has been working
In the saw in Hi at Astoria, Is now at
home for a couple of weeks. While
at work he had the misfortune to fall
on a pile of lumber and broke one of
Ills ribs. .
Luther Miller was up from Portland
and stayed a few days on his claim
near Mount Hood but when he saw
bear tracks he thought it time to make
tracks for home.
Lively times at Underwood.
Mr. Orser of Chenoweth, was In
Underwood Monday.
Mrs. I'd Underwood and children
arrived home from the Indian tchoo
at Yakima Saturday.
Uncle Ame Underwood's boat which
arrived last week is a little beuuty.
Two men came up Pun duy from
roniaiKi to look" at land Here.
Mrs. Mills and daughter of Cheno
weth lire camping at Underwood.
Messrs, (ioddard and Kelly of the
shoe firm of Portland, spent a few dilys
at Acorn Lodge, (he summer home of
Mr. (ioddard.
A I .i.
jn iiiu puny spent, Jiecnratloil (lay
on Mill Creek. Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
i ay tor were active In making arrange
for a good time.
William Lhrck last week, purchased
a large team from .Mr. Welshart near
Mount Hood. Mr. Khrck U a suoeess-
lut nnelier and realizes that the best
urticlo is the cheapest. He has abund
ant work for a team.
t. II. Williams, proprietor of the
Jtoyal bakery, was'nt fueling the least
bit in good humor Monday. Ills baker
got urunK, he says, and spoiled a batch
Miss I!esn Isenberg, who has spent
tne last month in California as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. (i. K. McCoy,
inuiiicii iu ner iioiiio in lSuimoiH last
Sunday. Mis Res says she had a
grand trip (raveling through Kan Fran
cisco anil tne surrounding towns, also
nania isaruaiu, entuia, Pasadena and
Los Angeles. At Ventura she visited
the families of W. II. Barnes, Loyd
Helby ami (ieorge Nickel, all old
friends of childhood days. She also
visited her father's cousin, C, Isenberg.
Miss Bess thinks California a beautiful
tlower garden where one can spend a
few weeks In pleasure, but for a real
home, Hood River with Its natural
neauty, nne fruits and Its many
resources Is a much more desirable
place to live.
C. Tyler picked two crates of berries
Mrs. Joseph rrazier, Sr. went to
tortlalld lUCMriavtil Im rir.i.,t ..t l,
commencement exercises of the Port-
tana nigh school, from which her
auguuT Anna graauuies.
,J- KI"g nd M. II. Nlckelsen
picked thlr first berries on the 27th.
O., Ul.. . . . .
v-t'imu nimuian sota his ten acres
r; ,? u"ny81l,e 'ami. Consideration
r.uiin iuuiMiis is sick with the
miHmes. aiyme lias just recovered
from the same allllction.
Miss Pearl Kby is at home again and
will work In the berries.
Ilelmoiit was favored with a special
ruu-iiMiiiiiitMi on caiuruay evening
Through the kindness of Mrs. M. It'
Potter they were privileged to assemble
on the beautiful lawn iu front of her
residence wun no "keep oft (he grass"
notices posted. The lawn was given
for the use of the Hood River band,
to hold a concert social ; and the band
loys were there In nil their glory,
dresned for the first tl.ji.iln their new
uniforms, and ploying for the first
time on their new instruments. Lights
were arranged on the trees, benches
chairs and tables were provided for the
occasion and lee cream wag served.
The people of the entire neightiorlKHid
were there and applauded the band,
laughed and talked, ate Ice cream and i
J. W. Matthews and family from
Tygli ridge, Wasco county, are visiting
Koocri lA'iciure ana family.
Thoe who attended the Williams from this neighborhood have
returned home.
Last .Sunday a number of candidates
we:e 'n evidence.
1. nies will he ripe In ubout two
uecki. Last year the acreage was
two acres and this year twenty acres,
8,000 apple trees will be planted this
P. F. Knudson has one load of apples
left, which lie will ship this week. He
Is well pleased with the apple business.
A Happy Birthday.
Anna Laura Rand entertained 20
little maids Saturday Hlternoon to make
merry the celebration ol her 8th birth
day. Hnon after arriving the children
hunted four-lcafed ulovcr.Theonellndini
largest number received a prize.
McDonald was the lucky one. Tlje
balance of the time was spent in play
ing games until 5 o'clock, when the
children gathered under the cherry trees
and were served with ice cream and
refreshments. Thoso present were
Kitty Bragg, Ruby Shall, Margaret
Kolil, iMhel McUonalit, Florence Hro
sius, Ruth Hhall, Kathrvn Hartley,
Ijoh Mcliuin, Anna Laura Rand, Kllu
McDodald, Wilnia Thomson, Mildred
Huxley, llililu Held, of Pendleton; Ma
rie Itartiness, Lclah Prather, Anno Mae
Chipping, Mane lutinar Whitehead.
Wasco County Koail Fund.
In compliance with section 34, setmion
laws ot liiu.i, the county court has ap
portioned 50 percent of the Mad fund
to the several districts of the county in
proportion to 'tho amount of taxable
property in each. The section relerred
reads as follows:
"That the county court or commis
sioners court of each county in this
state may levy a tax of not to exceed 10
mills on the dollar on all taxable prop
erty of said county, at the time ol mak
ing the annual tax levy upon the
previous year s assessment, which shall
be set apart as a teeners! road fund, to be
used in the building and improving the
public or county roads or bridues on
comity roads of the cotmtv in which the
property is located. Haul tax shall be
paid in money and collected in the same
manner as other eoiintv taxes araml.
loeted, and when so collected shall lie
used fur road miruose. as nrov dud in
this set, and fifty per cent thereof shall
be aimtirtion to the several road districtx
in such proportion as the amount of
taxable property in tne county, and the
rt maininir fifty per cent shall be annlied
to roads in such locality in the county n
the court may direct."
VV. J. Cowherd returned Muiuluv fmm
v. took county, where ho lias been spend
ind several weeks on his homestead
located about 80 miles northwest of
rrineville. Mr. Cowherd, bronirht with
him a due collection of beautiful opals,
which he gathered in Crooked river.
Mr. cawherd built a bouse and made
other improvements on his homestead.
r.. ill. Morttmore, a nephew of Mr.
Cowherd, arrived in I lood River Tuesday
wilh his family, making the trip from
i ruos county in tneir own conveyance
They are hero to pick strawberries and
to put up fruit for winter use. A number
of other families from Eastern Oregon
are coining to Hood River for the
same-purpose. t Cowherd says crops of
an sums are uoing well in i rook county
Adolf A?choff, formerly head ranger
oi ine non nern uivision ol the forest
reserve has been promoted to the posi
tion of supervisor of the same reserve.
This is much merited appointment and
is in line with the policy of the govern
ment to promote ita good men instead of
iiiiikiuk mem a matter ol political pre-
lei llieill.-I'lliur lJittpaiCh.
The David Mamell Comedy company
gave two entertainments Friday and
Saturday nights that were enjoyed by
fair-sized .audiences. The entertain
nients were of a hiirh standard and
deserved packed houses.
Hair Man Mill Lives. .
A person v ho is oulv half ali ve to tlm
orld and society will not sncmod
in business. He should go to Williams'
Pharmacy and set some Pslmn Tulilot.
They are guaranteed for all weakness.
Good Market Outlook.
The strawberry harvest in Hood River
is now well tinder way. Hie .weather
continues warm, anil the berries' are
ripening rapidly. There were berries
enough on hand to make a carload ship
ment Monday night, but owing to the
heavy demands from local markets
where price still continue good, car
load shipments will not be made until
the latter part of the week.
While the season gave promise early
In the year of being later than usual,
the first shipment was mode May 10,
only three days later than last year. The
berries are ripening more rapidly than
in former years.which gives the growers
the benefit of high prices always pre
vailing early in the season. Four dol
lars a crate has been the ruling price so
The market outlook and weather con
ditions are very favorable. Berries are
up to their usual high standard ot ex
cellence, and with plenty of irrigating
water, no heavy rains or excessively hot
weather this year's crop of strawberries
should leave the Hood Kiver farmers a
neat little bunk account at the end of
the season.
"Of course we don't like to predict too
far into the future, for unforeseen con-
litions may play havoc with the mar
kets of perishable fruits without a mo
ment's notice," .said H. F. Davidson
Fruit Co., to a Glacier reporter, "but
just now the outlook is very favorable,
ei, u;u.. ..,,1 ur-n.. ur.ii.
iti'ireu. Aim tfi.ii.iii puu noil. TvnilM
berries are ripening a little faster just
now than the Mood Kiver berries, and
while they are of a fairly good quality,
the Hood River berries have brought 60
cents more on crate in the same mar
kets. "The Pasco country will be a great
strawberry country next year. Hood
River exported berry plants to that
country by the hundreds of thousands
last full. The berries ripen earlier on
the sandy soil of the Pasco country, but
it remains to be Been whether the ber
ries hold up on longdistance'shipments,
as berries grown at Hood River. Colo
rado will have a larger crop than in for
mer years. The Denver Fruit and Pro
duce Co. have just inforihed us that
they expect to handle 175 cars of straw
berries over and above the local de
mands. The crop will be at its height
about lune 15 to 20.
The Arkansas berries will be out. of
the way in a few days, says Mr. David
son, but the Missouri berries will hold
out for a couple of weeks yet. Mr.
Davidson says his company expects to
put a carload of berries in Ht. Louis
every day for the first two weeks in June,
provided the weather will permit it.
Hood River berries in the World's fair
city should afford a distinct advertise
ment for Oregon and Hood River.
While shippers of Hood River fruit
do not expect a car shortage this year,
as was the case last season, Mr. David
son of the Davidson Fruit Co. says the
Northern Puc !lc railroad has raised
the freight rat1 something over 20
percent. Lastyeurihn charges on a
car of strawberries from here to Grand
Forks was tm, with f.'iO a lltional for
refrigeration. This ear lou price is
$41)0 for the car with Vi for the Icing
The railroad company, of course, is not
responsible for the ri' e iu the . price of
refrigeration charges, but it is for the
increase in freight rutes, and as Mr
Davidson says, it looks as if tho North
ern Pacific company was determined to
LIU..!", I l 1 1 ! ! 11 ..I
kih uuaiiie Bwunoerry oiihiochb in iioou
10. A. Hhepard, manager of the Hood
River Fruit Urowers' union has had
two very neat ottice rooms fitted up in
the warehouse on Railroad street.
new bookkeeper's stand and stenogw
plier s uesk has been added to th
oiuce MX lures, mere is linoleum on
the floor and neat paper on the walls.
The new fixtures make a decided im
provement, and give a much more busi
ness-lika appearance to things.
This is Mr. 8hepard's first experience
a in muger ot a fruit union, but he ap-
pear to have the situuiton In hand, and
with the ottice assistance of C. ft. Mark
ham and Mr. and Mrs. II. F. Isenberg,
he U securing for the patrons o( the
in 1. n the best to be luul in top notch
prices lor strawberries.
"The berries so far are coming in In
splendid shape, 1 said Mr. Hhepard to i
Ulucier representative. "The union in
sists on a tlrst-class pack, and a careful
examination is made of all fruit sent
Iroui Hood River with the union label
1 he union brand means a standard of
excllence, and if a farmer's berries fail
to meet our requirements they are ex
eluded (rum the shipment with fruit
that does.
'Yes, the market outlook, appears
very goon, j ne only Hindrance to con
tinned high prices will, of course, be
competition Hood Kiver wfll have to
meet In berries from oilier sections.
While Hood River berries can't lie beat
for quality anywhere, if the people heve
had an over supply of a fairly good
nerry, it is diincultto revive the market
wilh a high-priced article. It is in this
manner that Hood River feels the effect
of Fjistorn home-grown berries.
1 he redecmliiu feature with Hood
River berries Is the wav they stand ud
after shipment of thousands of miles.
Take the Wisconsin berry for instance.
1 am told this berry is not tit for ship
ments of over 250 miles. This leaves
the Dakota and Iowa markets to the
Hood River berries.
"We expect to have plenty of cars
this year. Having made arrangements
with the railroad company early in Jun-
uary, the trsflic department knows just
wnat to arrange ior. as soon as car
load shipments are made to the KaBt
special engine will leave with a train of
fruit cars shortly after No. 6 at night,
and make passenger time to Granger,
where the California fruit special will
be met, and the two traiusconsolidated
A striking example of how individual
strawberry shippers can demoralise
the market was furnished last week at
Seattle, where the Underwood and
Into Salmon growers dumped their
lieiTies into the hands of commission
men and knocked the bottom out of the
market in two days. Davidson Fruit
Co. and the Hood River hrnit Growers'
union do not Blnu their berries on con
signment. They arrange with the fruit
dealers in the various markets before
the shipping season opens to receive
Hood Kiver beiries at stipulated prices
The dealers are supposed to make l
son, "but it wasn't the fact of there be
too many berries in Beattle that brought
down tne market. More berries could
have been sold at a higher price, but
the commission men who do not
deal with US were able with these Inde.
pendent berries to manipulate the mar
ket and they did. The price dropped
and our Seattle customers felt that they
nan a greiyance against us.
"Commission men are always 'anxious
to receive fruit on consignment, but we
do not permit them to do business with
us on that basis. This recent market
smashing at Seattle shows plainly
enough the ruinous policy of indepen-
ueni snipping.
She Gave Him Thrashing.
Among the large number of passengers
that arrived Tuesday on the Hiieneer,
were a man and woman evidently from
the slums of the city, and both under the
influence oi linuor. The man drooped
on to a log after getting off the boat,
wuue tne woman proceeded to look up a
place where she could camp out tempor
arily. She finaly debited her effects
near Stranahan A Baidev's warehouse.
and then hailed her male spouse with a
sharp command to "come up here, vou
dirty loafer." He paid no attention to
her, and after calling a few times, she
went over to where be was. fulling off
his hat, she proceeded to pound bim
with the hat and cuff him tonndlv. He
took his medicine very meekly, and by
this time a good used crowd bad gath
ered, to watch the affair, egging them
on with cries and., jeers. . I lie woman
had a large bottle sticking out of her
bosom on one side, a package oi smoking
tobneo on the other. A more disgusting
sight was hard to imagine, while she
continued to beat him and address him
in language unfit for publication. This
continued, with but feeble resistance on
the part of the man, who was too drunk
to put np much of a (ight; until the mar
shall landed them'ooth in the city bas
tile. ' This seemed to work the woman
into a frenzy, and she proceeded to
thrash her husband in a manner that
left no don ht as to her capabilities as a
fighter. The marshall had to put the
man in a cell to save him from being
pounded to a jelly. An opportunity was
given them to get out of town before
morning, which they did.
At the Churches.
United Brethren. Sunday school at
10 a. m. Sermon by the pastor at 11
a.m. and 8 p. m. ; Junior at 3 p. m.;
Senior Christian Endeavor at 7 :15 p. m.
Prayermeeting at 8 o'clock each Wed
nesday evening. H. C. Shaffer, pastor.
Belmont Chapel. Sunday School at
10 a. m., class meeting at 11, League at
7 p. m., Preaching at 8 p. m. All
are cordially invited to attend,
Unitarian Corner of State street and
Park avenue. W. G. Kliot, minister in
charge. Sunday school at 10 a. m
lr. T. L. Dliot of Portland will preach
at ii a. ni.
Methoblst 11a. m., The Light of
the World. 8 p. ni., Dr. Booth, the
presiding elder of The Dalles district,
will preach. All are cordially Invited.
Union Rev.Troy Shelley will preach
at 11:30. Special singing by the Kelts.
Rev, J. L. Herah ner will preach at
tne uoiumuia scnooi nouse next bun
day at 8 o'clock,
Congregational Rev. J. L. Hershner
the pastor will conduct preaching ser
vlees.wlth worship at the usual hours
Sunday school, A, C. Staten, supt., at
10 a. iu. C. E. services at 7 p. m.
Prayer meetlug Thursday evening. All
are Invited o these services, especially
strangers. - - ...
Whereas, It is with the deepest sorrow
we are appraised ot the death by drown
ing of Kitty Ellis, heloved W(e of our
worthy ana esteemed neighbor, Gideon
L. Kilts,
Whereas, after long suffering, de
ceased has been called from this valley
of tears by Him, who in His infinite
wisdom doeth all things well,
Therefore be it resolved, that we, the
officers of Camp No. 7702, Modern Wood
men of America, extend to our bereaved
neighbor our heartfelt sympathy in this,
his great loss. -..t
Resolved, that the removal of such a
life from our midst will be deeply felt
by all who knew her, and- that a vacan
cy is left that will lie realized by all her
friends and neighl oti, and we express
our hope that God in His infinite mercy
win oesiow ins oiessings commensurate
with the suffering and anguish endured
by the deceased while here on earth.
Kesolved, that a copy of these reso
lutions be spread upon the records of
Camp No. 7702, Modern Woodmen of
America, a copy for publication be fur
nished the Hood River Glacier, and a
copy be forwarded to the bereaved
1 Department of the Interior, Inod Offloeat
The Dalles, Oregon, May 10, 1S04. Notice Is
hereby jtlven that the followlnK-ni'med set
tler has (lied notice of his Intention to make
fliinl proof In support of his elulm, and that
aald proofwlll be made before (ieo. T. 1'mther.
LT. H, CommlHulouer at his office at Hood
River, Oregon, June 2utb, WW, vis:
or Hood River, Oregon, li. K. No. 6112, for the
8WW HWWHec.8, WiNW'4Hec 17 and 8K)4
NEjHee. 16, Tp. 1 N., ft. U ef., W. M.
He nimes Hie following witnesses to prove
his oontlmiGUH renldeoce npoD and cultiva
tion of nia land, vis: Euill D. Went, J. H.
Rogers, John West, Kllseph C. Rogers, all of
Hood River, Oregon.
mlU-JiS M It'liAKL T. NOLAN, Register,
tn the ConntV Court of the Htateof Oreton
for Wasco County, In the matter of the estate
of John n. Murphy, deceased.
To Chnrles W. Murphy, W. H. Murphy,
lyra Attn Homes, William F. Dentils, Job. a
Ores. John Carroll Orene. Hilda Grew and
Glenn Gr. L'ir. and to all other unknown heirs
of John W. Murphy, decetued, If any there be.
In the name of the Htate of Oregon you are
nereoy ciiea ana renin rea toautiearin the
Countv Court of the Htateof Oregon, for the
County of Whhco at the July term of said
uoun at tne court room tnereorat liaues city
in Ham uounty on i nesaay tneain any or July,
mil. st 10 o'clock In the forenoon of that dav .
then and there to show cause. If sny exist, whv
an order should not be made as prayed for
In the petition ofOeo. T. I'ratber, adniliilsta-
torof theehtaleof John W. Murphy deceased,
for the sale of the south half of the northeast
quarter, and the north halt of the southeast
)uarter oiHection Meven. rownenip 1 north,
.tanue 10 Kam. belonmnff to the MtutA nt hum
John W. Murphy deceased, for the purpose of
paying enurges ana expenses oi aaminintra
tlon and claims against aald estate and further
to snow cause, If any exist, why the Court
should not find that sidd Dmiiertv ennnnt ho
divided without probable Injury and loss to
tlieeNtate, anil should not order that It shall
be sold ana whole -whether necessary to nay
oharges and expenses of administration and
claims against said estate or not.
Witness the Honorable Geo. C. Btaketey,
Judge of the said County Court with the seal
of the said court altlxed this lrd day of May
A. V. JtHH.
Attest: A. E. LAKE, Clerk
State or Okeoon.
County of Wasco.
I hereby certify that I have carefully com.
pared the foregoing copy with the original
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... v. . 1 1 ni ,iiDmiiiD ,b full, KUQ ItUU
correct copy of said original and of the whole
uereoi. w. tl. WllJION,
Attorney lor Adui.
'that 1 1
J. C. Snydkr,
C. U. Dakin,
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Spray Materials
State Aguicultubai, Colleoe,
' Experiment Station.
A. L. Knisely, Chemist.
Corvalis, Or., May 18, 1904.' ;
Mf . E. L. Williams, Hood River, Or.
Dear Sir Your letter and the sample of arsenic have
been received. ' ,
The arsenic has been examined and I should consider
it as being one of the best commercial articles. The anal
ysis shows that the sample contains 99.65 per cent pure
arsenic. Probably the small amount not accounted for
would be made up mostly by moisture, which was not de
termined. I should consider the sample as being one of
the best. Iam, Verv trulv vours.
Fresh Bread, Buns. Cakes
and Pastry Daily.
J.B. Fletcher & Co
ERY, Etc.
legitimate nrotlt, but the shipping con
ivrns here know just what thoy will re
oeive for their lierries bol'ore their fruit
loaves their hands. There are no
tlt'ight of hand commission men tricks
to explain when the returns come in.
Air. Davidson and .Mr. Shenard had
made the usual arraiireimiits for the
fM-attle dealers to handle the Hood
River berries, and last week the price
prevailed at tl a crate. Urowers at
underwood and Into Salmon benan
diimpinu berries into the Seattle market
indiscriminately, and the dealers who
were handling the Davidson Fruit Co.
and Union berries were toreed to sell
below the stipulated price for that day
to get rid of the fruit. The price went
down with a jump to 5.50on Saturday,
and by Wednesday of this week it had
reached I2.,0 a crate, ronwvmnntlv
the Davsdson Fruit Co. had to leave th
Seattle market to the Individual ship
pers, and let them with their
juiia-niem get wnai tney can out ol it.
"The growers north of the Columbia
were shipping as msnv as 200 or 300
crates day to Seattle' (aid Mr. David-
I. h. Mcllolland. who died in
1 ortlund a few days ago, raised the
lniyest crop of strawberries which the
editor of this paper has ever seen. Mr,
.Mcllolland was a brother-in- aw of the
late W. J. Mauoon and planted a tract
of several acres of (he now well known
Alaunon strawberry before other srowera
had done more tlisir to commence exiwr-
montinir with the variety. The writer
visited Mr. Mollollands strawberry
Held when it was iu full bearln? anil
saw the pickers securing an average of
four boxes of berries to the vine at one
picking. Mr. Mcllolland's sales of
Magiain strawberries that year ran over
i:(,000 poo mis per acre, and if the whole
nem had been equal to the part which
yielded four boxes a. one picking, his
sales would have been much larger. Mr,
V. K. JNewell reports that in his boy
hood days his father raised a crop of
strawberries on the slope of Mt. Tabor
which turned off four to five boxes of
oernes per vine at one picking. Such
crops are worth seeing. Rural North
Encampment Program.
First day of (. A, R. Encampment
Keception of gnesu June 15 at 8
o clock p. m.
Music by Hood River band.
J resentation of the freedom of the
R. guests by Mayor
C. A.
Post Department Coni'
lion. r,. l.. smith on
citiieus of Hood River
city to
Reponse bv
mnnder Uates'.
Welcome by
behalf of the
Response by Department Commander
Aildressof welcome by Hon. M. P.
Isenberg on liehalf of Cauby Post No.
lit 12. A l '
1", VI . J. I .
Response by Post CommanderCalkins.
Welcome addrvaa nn behalf nt tl,
l anhy oman's Relief corps by Mrs.
J. W. Rigby. "
Response bv demrtment nresident of
. K. C. r
Address bv Cuntain J. P. Shaw nn
behalf of the executive committee.
Address bv ilervartment nresident nt
the Ladies of G. A. R.
The above uroeram will be inter.
spersed wilh anoronriate music. Pro
grams of other days of the entertain
ment win appear later.
wvra oi program committee.
W. P. Hooi.i, Chairman.
Cottage jViarket,
Fresh and Cured Meats,
Free Delivery.
Bicycle Department.
Repairs made and supplies
constantly on hand.
Dr. M. A.
omoe In Han
nah resi
de n e .
corner or Fourth and River t., Hood Rivkr-
n in uc in nwiu Kiver r ruiays and Saturday.
List your Fruit Lands with ns in the
Houiewekers' Ouide U you want to sell
them. We advertise the euide in over
225 Eastern and Middle West papers.
Send lor the Homeseekera' Guide.
t First Street
Portland, Or
Quite a few dollars are lost every season
by pickers punching their tickets with a knife
this by using a high grade punch, which is
not made in duplicate or cannot be cut out
with a knife.
has a new stock in NO TWO ALIKE. Se
lect your design before some one else gets it.
Office Supplies, Blank Books, Legal Blanks, Books.
Summer Goods
Rut we have been too busy during the past three or
four weeks to write you about them, either by a personal
letter or through the local paper. However, we have a
nice line of nearly everything, and the fact that it will be a
good thing for us to get your trade needn't blind you to
the certainty that it will be just as good for you. Ve ar
not simply asking ior something, we are offering
thing that's good to you. .
Look at This:
Mens' Summer Underwear from :50c Cotton to $1.25
Mercerized Fabric that looks and
wears like silk
Ladies' Underwear for oc a garment to fl.r()
Includiug Vests, Union Suits and Muslin.
Tn our Dress Goods and Waistings we please the most
Kid Gloves inBlacks,Tansand Browns $1 , $1.25, $1 .
Shoes for Ladies Misses and Children in Low Cuts,
Oxford Ties and Easy Shoes in Latest Lasts and Ties
Both Welts and Turns.
Gordon Hat
Men don't overlook the fact that the GORDON HAT is
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on the market today. If you don't get all that is
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