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HOOD IlIVER, GLACIER, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1004.
SAW THE EQUAL
Hood River made a great liit in enter
taining the editors of the Btate. The
people treated them well here and the
newspaper men appreciated it. They
. had their fill of apples and were given
a drive through the valley, the like of
which they declire thev never saw
More. The apple show ' as to them a
revelation. They were at a loss to find
the fitting imperatives for a proper
description of the mammoth exhibit.
Following ie a report of Friday's bus
necs session :
The business session of the Oregon
Press association convened in the Com
mercial club rooms. President Moor
head presided, with Albert Tozier as
The following names were added to
the list of membership of the Oregon
Press association :
A. C. Gage, editor and publisher Lane
County Leader, Cottage Grove.
J. R. Grotrg, editor and publisher The
Democrat, Ontario, Ore.
J. W. McArthnr, editor Oregon
Monthly, Eugene, Ore. '
Al. T. Kinney, editor Herald, Joseph.
J. P. Kidd, editor Forward, Ontario.
D. A. Bath, editor Independent, Ilills
boro. Geo. L. Alexander, Express, Lebanon.
C. L. Starr, editor School News, Dal
E. H. Flagg, editor Oregon Mist, St.
A. D. Moe, editor Hood River Glacier,
V. P. Fiske, editor Woodman, Dallas.
John E. Lathrop, editor Pacific North
J. A. Burleigh, editor Democrat, En
terprise. Ralph Bacon, Oregon Monthly, Eu
gene. J. P. Wager, Daily Journal. Portland.
The attendance was rather small, ow
ing to various circumstances, but there
appeared to be a spirit of enthusiasm
manifested on all sides, and a determin
ation to secure the passage of several
legislative measures of particular inter
est to the newspapers of the state.
Letters of regret were read from Ex
President Harder and T. T. Oeer, former
governor of Oregon, but now editor of
the Salom Statesman.
The picsident reported to the associa
tion an invitation from the Iewis and
(.'lark fair grounds.
William J. Clark, who represented
the association at St. Louis, gave the
association an instructive and very
interesting talk concerning his extreme
ly pleasant and profitable trip.
The open meeting of the Oregon Press
association in the fair pavilion Friday
night was largely attended. The program
was somewhat extended, owing to the
omission of the morning session to ad
mit of the editors taking the drive into
the country. There were many able and
verv interesting addresses by the men
and women of Oregon journalism.
One of the best Bpeeches of the even
ing was W. J. Arthur's response to Mr.
Smith's address of welcome. Mr. Mc
Arthur is editor of the University of
Oregon Monthly, and while one of the
youngest members of the Oregon Press
association, he gives evidence of a bright
record in the years to come. The young
man is a member of the junior class at
the state university.
Mr.Smith welcomed the visiting news
paper men on behalf of the people of
Hood River, making it out that Hood
River was the original Garden of hden.
Although fur along in the program, as
Mrs. Abigail Scott Duniway arose to de
liver her address oa "Woman's Work
in Journalism," the leader of woman
suffrage in Oregon, was greeted with
tremendous applause Owing to the
lateness of the hour, Mrs. Duniway put
aside her set speech and spoke extem
poraneously. She was warmly ap
plauded throughout her address.
Historian Himes also cut short his
report. G. Y.Harry, in the absence of
Secretary Keed ot L.ewis ana uam tair,
told of the scope and purpose of the 1905
President Moorhead made a strong
plea for the enactment of legislation for
the protection of the newspaper men. He
said in part:
"It is an idle waste of time and a dissi
pation of hard-earned money to appear
before the legislature asking for the en
actment of certain laws relative to the
association, unless we are united and
organized. The legislature is not to
blame, although that body is accused of
all the irregulurities of the constitution
and the Ten Commandments. The ed
itor alone is responsible for the fact that
our profession is the only one within the
borders of the state not protected by
statute. The butcher and the baker,
the doctor and the undertaker, have
laws that will enable them to collect
their accounts to the last farthing, but
tlie publisher must depend upon the
honesty of his "constituency."
Secretary Tozier's report was read as
Hood River, Or., Oct. 14, 1904. To
the officers and members of the Oregon
Prefs Association : In obedience to the
rules of this organization the secretary
submits his abbreviated annual report.
NEWSPAPERS OP ORROON.
As has been customary in past years
your secretary has classified the publi-,
cations in Oregon admitted to the mails
as second class matter on September 80
of each year. Where an office issues.
' two publications, such as a daily and a
weeklv, they are counted as two papers.
There were "on September 30, 1904, in
Oregon, 179 weeklies, 31 monthlies, 23
dailies, 7 semi weeklies, 1 semi-monthly,
and 1 quarterly, or a tytal of 242 publi
cations admitted to the United States
mails as second class matter. These
242 publications were lined up politic
ally, religiously, fraternally, consistently
and otherwise as follows: Republican,
129, independent, 82, democratic 31,
religious 10, fraternal 6, agricultural 4,
students 4, commercial and shipping 2,
mining 2, hops 2, prohibition 1, drugs
1, expositions 1, Oregon history 1,
Japanese 1, Hebrew 1, stock 1, medical
1, timber 1, teachers 1, poultry 1, Ger
man 1, Colored race 1, trades unions 1,
Norwegian 1, Scandinavian 1, schools 1,
Pacific lore 1, retail trade 1, law 1, and
equal rights to all, special privileges to
Omitting the number of correspond
ents required to furnish these papers
w ith the class of matter required by the
reading public, there are 917 persons
actually employed every day in order
that the papers may reach their sub
cribers on time. This is a conserva
tively low estimate. In July last I
secured one copy of every publication
that had appeared in this state during
the year, and made an estimate xn the
nunilier of ems brevier type set up in
one week in Oregon in order to produce
. one copy of each publication, and that
estimate was 28,073,000 ems brevier,
after deducting matter that had been
used in more than one publication
belonging to the same management.
T':is type at 30 cents per 1000 ems
amounts to 8.421.90. But the actual
coft of composition and handling type
on 'he Oregonian, Evening Telegram
and Evening Journal is nearer t!0 cents
than 30 cenis, and my opinion is that
no country paper can figure its compo
sition below 80 cents per thousand bre
vier ems. In my calculation I aave not
S. L. MOORHEAD,
Retiring President oft e Oregon Press Asa
elation and Editor ol Hie Junc
tion City Times.
estimated on the number of ems of
ready print matter appearing In many
of the papers. If the publisher could
only realize it he will learn that this
matter costs him as much as does the
matter put up at home.
Only two libel suits have come to the
notice of the secretary since our last
convention. In both cases an officer of
this association is involved. Our hon
ored vice president and the chief of
police of Salem are differing as to the
proper wording of a personal that av-
pea red in the Daily Canitol Journal.
ana today the chairman of our commit'
tee on legislation is detained at the cap'
Itol city that he may explain to the
court how a well behaved canine should
meet its death, while down in the
minim; district of JoHonliinn nnr es
teemed past president and master at
arms, who conducts the oldest mining
publication in the .Northwest, got some
wrong font personals in the mining
paper, and a jury down there that
believes that mining items only should
appear in such a class of publication,
has charged for matter that really
belonged elsewhere. Immediately upon
the announcement of the verdict a new
paper is said to have sprung into exist
ence it having been demonstrated wit hin
the past twelve month that Grants Pass
can and does produce wealthy newt
OUR OLD FRIEND THE TOURIST.
It is a little remarkable that the in-
traduction of the line casting and type
setting machines has decreased the
number of tourists who interested the
country offices twenty years ago. .A
better class of citizens it lias been claim
ed has followed the introduction of the
machines. The price of machine com
position has increased and the scale of
hand work has not lessened.
THE ADVERTISING COLUMNS.
A noted improvement in the wording
of advertisements appearing in the col
umns of the Oregon papers is noticed.
Advertising is a class of information
that interests the general public, and the
public will read an advertisement if put
into the paper in an attractive manner.
Who does not read carefully the adver
tisements appearing in our magazines?
The same interest will be taken in the
advertising columns of our own news
papers if we will always use a good
quality of ink, a fair quality of paper and
continue to put horse senee into the
reading of these columns. Advertising
promotes business in a community. It
helps to build up a good paper, and a
good paper is as essential in this age as
is the school or church. It seems to me
that there sre some people who hope to
buy the Lord on by going to church
every Sunday and singing songs, yet they
never help to improve a community by
patronizing the editor and making it
possible tor him to buy a suit ot clothes
in which hn may wend his way to
church. Let us alt endeavor to make
our advertising columns more readable
and more attractive.
The employer and his duty to law and
order should ever be kept in mind.
Trouble may arise at any time in our
larger offices between employer and
employe. Oregon has been fortunate
during the past decade, and no reportB
have come to this office in late years of
any differences that all have not been
able to settle in the best of feeling. Let
all be moderate, reasonable, cool headed
and without anger discuss and endeavor
to adjust any differences that may arise.
THE 1903 PROCEEDING.
The thanks of the association are due
to State Printer J. R. Whitney, for hav
ing printed gratis the proceedings of the
convention at Salem in 1903, copies of
which have been mailed to every publi
cation in the Northwest. The work
was done by the Albany Herald and is a
credit to any office in the state. The
committee on resolutions will certainly
remember State Printer Whitney when
it makes its report at the close of this
DEATHS OF NOTED PRINTER FRIENDS.
We note the death of Henry O. Shep-
ard, president of the Inland Printer
Company, since our last convention.
Henry Sliepard was known wherever
typography is practiced. Mr. Shepard'g
publication of the People's Bible His
tory will cause the name of Sliepard to
be mentioned ages hence.
Durine the past vear Warren Barn-
hart, head of the great independent sup-
jly house of Hani hart tiros, and rend
er, nave up the cares of competing with
the trust, closed his accounts with the
world, and now all that was moral ot
this progressive printer rests in a beau
tiful Chicago cemetery.
Among those nearest home who have
died since last we met was the good
friend of this association, Edward N.
Fuller, the George H. Himes of the
State of Washington. I can imagine I
can hear our old friend say, "George, I
beat you home. Please to put my name
among your lists of firsts.
SELECTION OF THE NEXT PLACE OF MEETING
The selection of the next place of
meeting will come up for your consider
ation. While a majority may wish to
meet In the exposition city, let me ad
vise you first to find out what the trans
portation lines w ill do for the members
in the interior. The lize of the attend
ance of these meetings depends upon
the limit placed on the amount ot trans
portation issued by the lines over which
our delegates must travel in order to at
tend our meetings. transportation
ines charge, and we cannot hope to al
ways have an automolflle, a R. W.
Baxter, a conservative A. I). Charlton,
a genial, generous W. H. Hulburt, an
ever thoughtful C IL Markham or a
prime of good fellows, W. E. Coman.
Whenever a railroad management
changes, somehow the interior edi
tor loses a friend. It is difficult to a
man schooled in the freight department
of a railroad to look at the country edi-
i . j ; .Li i i .1
tor otner man ueau weigiu. nutuw
business and none can blame him. Let
us ask the management of the fair
that has been helped so much by the
country press to take up the matter
with the transportation companies anu
endeavor to have every editor in the
state at our neat annual convention,
should we decide to meet in the metrop
olis of the great and growing Northwest-
THE FUTURE OF THE JOB PRINTER.
Where are our future job printers to
come frontf Do our members realize it
is more difficult today to secure a good
all around printer than it was twenty
yeara ago? )t is a well .known fact that
the very beet all around worsman orisr-
inated in the country office. From the
day the future artistic job printer on
the metropolitan work entered the
country office he began learning every
detail from how to keep an office neat,
to the manufacturing of rollers or fancy
job t y i e. Specializing of work has
become the order ot the m the city oh
ices. Commercial interests demand a
c'ass of work that keeps ahead of inven
tive ingenuity, and the machine can
not turn out a clsss of work that pleases
the trade at all times, To a country ed
itor it seems that in the cities more at
tention should be paid to the apprentice
system as in days gone by. Too much
time is lost by having apprentices work
ing hour after hour straightening up the
lead rack. Give the apprentice an op
portunity to learn the trade. Proving
gaueys win not mane a printer. Ma
chinery and metropolitan push are
reaching out in the country and lessen
ing the job business of the country
printer and therefore he cannot as in
times past supply the future lob print
ers for the city offices. And rmht alona
in this line let me call attention to the
proofreader. From whence come our
proofreaders? Not from the university,
except in a small degree, but from the
composing room. The best proofreader
was at one time an apprentice in the
country oince. btep into our metropoli
tan daily offices today and ask the gray
haired proofreader where he learned to
read proof and he will reply, "In the
country ottice." ihe prootreader must
be an intelligent human being with a
complete knowledge of the printimt bus
iness. Occasionally a comma crank is
found who should have passed away
early in life, but invaribly he learned
only part of the trade. He was kept
busy straightening up the slug rack or
WHEN LAST IN WASCO COUNTY.
Twelve years ago October 4th this as
sociation met at The Dalles. The rep
resentatives of this association were
brought to Wasco county and shown
about the county. They went home
and told through their columns what
Wasco county can produce. We told
the readers of what had been seen.
The attention of outsiders was brought
to tins fertile Hood Itiver valley, and
from that memorable October day when
the Oregon Press Association visited
the Cascade Locks through the courtesy
of the D. P. & A. Co., a demand was
made for the completion of the Cascade
Locks and we kept hammering at it
until the metropolis of this properous
county virtually has an open river un
obstructed to the sea, and from that day
Hood River valley began to grow as it
never grew before and now she is not
compelled to send a man 3000 miles to
seek a market for her fruits. The
buyers are here on the ground early as
your secretary was told in the commis
sion house of Frederick C. Howe & Bro.,
Boston, last winter. I mention this to
show the value of a visit of this asso
ciation to any section of the state. Of
the committee of five, D. C. Ireland,
chairman ; B. F. Laughlin, W. C. Allo
way, John Michell and Geo. P. Morgan,
who had charge of the reception to the
Oregon Press Association twelve years
ago, I believe that all save George P.
Morgan are living in this county and
can testify to the benefits of our visit.
The fame of Hood River has gone
abroad. Down in Mississippi this win
ter I learned that this valley had pro
duced a steer that could beat my old
school teacher, John L. Henderson in a
swimming race from here to The Dalles.
Those of us who knew Professor Hen
derson 30 years ago believe him. And
now, dear members having partly com-
flied with the law governing this office
Secretary Oregon Press Association.
Take a Ride Through the Valley.
At 8 o'clock Saturday morning the edi
torial party left in wagonettes for a
drive around the "block." The last
line in the last bus was thin-spaced to a
rather tight justification by O. ii. Bull,
of the American Type F'ounders Co., and
aside from Tozier being slightly "off his
feet," the form lifted without pieing.
The weather was fine, outride a little
cloudiness that obscured Mt. Adams,
but the clouds drifted away in an hour
until Mt. Hood was visible for the bal
ance of the day.
Reaching Beulah Land about ten
o'clock, a stop was made, and Mine
Host Vanderbilt brought out an abund
ance of every kind of fruit in season,
which was thoroughly enjoyed. Fresh
cidqr, apples, grapes, peaches, pears and
n nut not was uispoeeu oi in soon onier.
To say that the visitors were delighted
with his beautiful home is putting it
mild, and several of the millionaires in
the party were overheard trying to buy
the place. We understand, however,
that the place is not for sale.
From there the party were driven by
the fine east side orchards, stopping
briefly at Bears & Porter g wonderful
orchard, where they were packing for
the Eastern market, and every box look
ed as fine as any in the fruit fair. A
walk through the orchard capped the
climax, and no stories of the wonders of
the valley that have been told are now
believed to be false.
The party got back in time for dinner.
after which they proceeded to the con
vention hall fur business.
Hendricks Made President.
The closing session of the Press asso
ciation was held in the afternoon, when
the followingofficers were elected:
K. J. Hendricks, of the halem states
J. C. Hayter, of the Dallas Observer,
first vice president.
A. D. Moe, of the Hood River Glacier,
second vice president.
Albert Tozier of Portland, secretary.
Sliss Gatchell, treasurer.
George H. Himes was unanimously
elected life historian.
The next place of meeting will be
Portland, the date to be set by the exec
A siiecial committee of ten members
was named to visit the Lewis and Clark
fair grounds at 10 o'clock tomorrow.
A Tetter of regret was read from I. N.
Fleischner, member of the Lewis and
Clark commission, who could not
The report of the legislative commit
tee was given considerable discussion.
Mr. Hendricks, who has been elected
president of the Oregon Press associa
tion, was one of the ten charter mem
bers of the association. He is the only
one of those ten w ho is today engaged
in active newspaper work. He is also
the lost of the ten to fill the position of
president of the association.
ASK TAX LIST
Following are the recommendations of
the legislative committee of the Oregon
Press Association as read before the
To the President, Officers and Members
of the Oregon Press Association :
The committee on legislation would
respectfully submit the Following report
for your careful consideration :
At the special meeting of the legisla
ssembly of this state held since the ad
journment of the Oregon Press Asso
ciation, we. your comnutttee, caused to
be prepared an amendment to the tax
bill which the legislative assembly then
had under consideration, which required
the assessor to prepare a list by pre
cincts of the names and total value of
the property of each person assessed in
such precinct and requiring such list to
be published at least fifteen days prior
to the meeting of the board of equaliza
tion of the respective counties. But
owing to the fact that there seemed to
be a grent strife between the members
of the different political parties to get
home first, we did not consider it advis
able to present it to their consideration.
We believe this law to be a good one,
and one that is of great interest to the
public in general. This law is drafted
after the Illinois law which hits prac
tically solved the problem of attuining
a fair and equal assessment of protierty.
The Illinois law requires a printed des
cription of the property and is more ex
pensive than the one we have caused to
be prepared, which will, therefore, lie
a great economy over the Illinois law
and will cost the counties but little.
The cost, of course, will depend upon
the number of taxpayers in the county.
The cost will be ,froin $50 to $150 per
We recommend the following:
1. Publication of all taxpayers and
the amount of their assessment prior to
the time of the meeting of the county
board of equalization.
2. Publication of city ordinances.
3. Publication of general acts of the
4. Publication of sales ot personal
property under execntiou, administra
tion or judicial sale.
5. Publication of a description of de
ceased with time and place of death in
cases where there are unknown heirs.
6. Publication of probate docket with
a brief summary of the character of the
proceeding or application and order de
sired of court.
7. Publication of the receipts and ex
penditures giving the names of the
claimants and amount of the bills as
presented and allowed, of cities, towns
and school districts and other public
8. Publication of statements and re
quiring sworn statements to be made
under oath by all banks doing business
in the state.
9. Publication of the issuing of any
bond, or borrowing money by any school
district, county or other pubiic corpora
10. Publication of warehousemen of
11. Publication of the formation or
the assessment of a drainage district.
12. Publication of the finding of
money or other personal property.
13. Publication of the Bale of person
al property under chattel mortgage.
14. Publication of desire to change
15. Publication for bids and requiring
bids to be had for all supplies for all
It), rublication of dissolution of part
nership. 17. Suitable and reasonable laws
regulating billboards, posters, Biin boards
advertisements and other unsightly mat
ters that disfigure buildings and mar
the lanscape and public thoroughfare s.
We would further recommend that a
suitable law be enacted upon the aub
iect of libel so that a newsnaner which
lias been misinformed as to facts may
publish a retraction upon learning its
mistake so as to be a bar.
, S. T. Richardson,
R. .1. Hendricks,
J. C. Hayter,
I). M. C. Gault,
W, J. Clark,
National Committeemen for Oregon.
J. C. Jones, of Portland, "iri'iit for the
Rova! Furnace, was in town Monday.
are offering EXCEPTIONAL VALUES
in Workingmen's Goods.
Have just opened the LARGEST and
BEST line of UNDERWEAR in the City
Mt. Hood (& Stockton MacKinaws
Complete Line of Rain Goods
Sole -A-grents for tli.
Celebrated Bradley logger Shoe
Three years spent in organizing one of the most complete home furnishing establish
ments In Oregon
Everything; for Building and Furnishing the Home
High or low priced, Humble or Grand ; It's all the same to us We furnish Complete to fit the home and your pocket
Did you ever stop to think how many different articles this calls for that we are kept busy buying from every sec
tion of production that we don't have time for a decent good morning? You don't care? But you do cure for the conven
ience of this vast collection, the prices made possible with cash and care, the warrant that gooB with each article, the guar
antee that our prices are as low as any Catalogue Houses, Chicago and Portland not excepted. And the end is not vet; we
are draw:ng plans for an addition to our store rooms that will exactly double our capacity for enlarging our stock of
Hardware, Stoves and Tinware, Furniture, Carpets, Linoleums, Building Material, Paints. Glass, Lime, Guns and Ammunition
STEWART, the Home Furnisher.
Without question the most beautiful residence
location in the city. High and sightly, no mud
no dust. Supplied with the purest spring water.
You are cordially invited to come up and inves
tigate, see the water plant, enjoy the fine view
and have a good drink. No trouble to show
lots: Always at home. Now is your chance.
C. COB - - - - ZELOOID KIT7"BIES
bone & Mcdonald
Carry a full line of Groceries, Flour and Feed,
Shovels, Spades, Axes, Saws, etc.
The Fishing Season
Is here, and so are we with a full line of first
class Tackle. Come and see us before buying.
Goods Delivered Free
To Any Part of Town.
bone & Mcdonald
Stages to Cloud Cap Inn.
TICLET OFFICE FOR THE REGULATOR LINE OF STEAMERS.
Hauling, Draying, Baggage Transferred, First
Class Livery Turnouts Always Ready.
HOOD RIVER TRANSFER AND LIVERY CO.
J. R. NICKELSEN
Farm Machinery & Vehicles
Including Studebnker and llushiord v inona Wagons,
Carriages & Buggies, Faultless and Little Giant Grubbing
Machines, AermotorWind Mills, Buckeye Pumps, Americus
Cider Mills, Syracuse and Oliver Chilled and Steel Plows.
A complete line of Spray Pumps, Hoyt'a Tree Support, Ilanford's Balsam of
Myrrh, Jl,xtra ttOffly ion, Heat, i;unlilonn, Dashea, Poles, Hharts, Hlogletreee
and Neck yokes ltolnter Springs and Iron Age Garden Tools.
Cor. 4th ana Columbia Sts., Hood Itiver, Or.
S. J. FRANK,
Harness and Saddles,
All Repairing Promptly Attended to
Hood River, Oregon.
The Farmer's Friend Feed Store.
Don't forget to call and get prices of Dalles, Diamond, Columbia River, Jew
el, Peacock and other standard flour. WHOLE WHEAT, (irahara and Buck
wheat flour. Corn meal, ROLLED OATS, Prussian ftock and Poultry Food,
cracked corn, oyster and clamshell, granulated bone, and everything your borne,
cow, pigs or chickens eat can be had here at the "Right Price." Leave your
order for clover bay for the winter and have it delivered at your barn. Also
wheat hay at $12 at the "Car." (Jet your teed and flour for the winter. It is
uot likely to get cheaper or the ROADS BETTER.
To the Fruit Grower:
I will say I have something that will please you. The Zaun Ladder
and Little Red Giant Apple Press both up-to-date no better to
Buy one it will keep you from being crows to your wife and children. Buy
your apple boxes while you can get the Bridal ,
ell Box. last car oi s.uuu just in.
You'll have to hurry.
H. W. Wait
We are very busy.
But not too busy, and are always glad to see
new Customers as well as the old ones.
DAVIDSON FRUIT CO
and Manufacturers of all kinds of
Highest Prices Paid for High Grade Fruit.
In fact, anything in his line,
and get your V
World's Fair Coupons
Agents for Eastman's Kodak Films