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About The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1904)
HOOD RIVER GLACIER, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1904.
U. S. Commissioner.
The Old and Reliable and Up-to-date Real Estate Agent. 25 years a Resident of the City and
Valley. 20 years in Real Estate and Insurance in town. If you want to buy or sell Real Estate
come and see me.
THE FOLLOWING LIST IS ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF LANDS WE HAVE FOR SALE:
1. 5-roora house and over an acre of land. Most
nightly location in town. About 40 fruit
trees and other fruit. Easy ternm. Only $1500
2. Lot GO x 135, good location and fine view 250
3. One and one-half lots on State Street, fenced,
sidewalk and fruit trees 650
' 4. 6 fine lots on the hill, very fine view 1100
5. A good building lot in Barrett-Sipma Addi
f G. Good house and 80 x 100-foot lot, east of the
stores on the hill 1000
7. Lot 90 x 190 in Stranahan's Addition 350
8. 8-room House with all the improvements, in
Coe's Addition 1200
9. Small house and good lot in Blowers' Addi
10. House and lot and good barn in good sightly
11. A good business corner on Oak Street, 75 x
100 feet. Three god buildings on the prop-
, erty "... 5000
Also the exclusive sale of lots in Itiverview Park and
1. 25 acres 5 miles from town on the East Side;
good apple land, about 3 acres cleared and
40 fruit trees set. A house, one-half mile from
school, on It. F. D. route
5 acres 2 miles from town on West Side. All
in cultivation; 2 acres in strawberries; a few
fruit trees; a 4-room house; small barn; close
to church. Easy terms
20 acres of good apple land, unimproved, 12
miles froln town
4. 40 acres G miles from town, . 37 acres in culti
vation, 4 acres in strawberries, 400 apple
trees of best varieties and in fine condition,
several acres in Alfalfa and clover; all good
land, one-half mile from school and with one
of the best views in the valley. Good terms.. 6000
5. 10 acres of unimproved land G miles from
. town, level and easily irrigated ; w ill grow any
kind of crops; close to school and irrigating
G. 20 acres of unimproved land G miles from
town, level and easily irrigatedwill grow any
kind of crops; close to school and church 1800
7. 5 acres one mile from town, all cleared, fine
berry or grass land 1100
8. 80 acres six miles from town on West Side; 4
acres in bearing orchard; creek runs through
the place; fine for fruit or grass; good 4-room
9. Harry Brown place of 5 acres; 4 acres in
strawberries; horse, wagon, harness, farm
tools and a 4-inch water right go with the
Tha "eood roads" Item that was
romisedlast week wan spoiled partly
iv wet weather. Dart I v on account of
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lue illness oi rtoaumaster vrouami tiuu
largely from the fact that out of eight
team that had prom tad voluuUjcr
work, ouly four appeared on the icene
according to promise. This much
discussed road problem is a matter for
serious consideration, and one that Is
hard to nettle where self I merest la so
manifest a It Is here at Udell.
Much of the opposition to voting a
local tax for road Improvement comes
from well-to-do lund owners, who
certainly ought to be glad of an oppor
tunity to assist In bettering the condi
tion of the roads, which is a leading-
factor In the development of any coun
try. Kutjuataa toon as an effort Is
made to levy a tax In accordance with
law, these fellows get out and work
harder to defeat the tax than a week's
volunteer work would cost them.
Then they stand up In pnbllo meeting
lay, 'If you will refrain from
and say. 'If you will refrain from vol
lug a tax upon us taxed-almoat-to.
death laud owners, we will get out
and do volunteer work and put the
roads la eood condition." But when
the supervisor requests their presence
on the road at a given time they abso
lutely refuse to oome, and call the
enterprising men In the district "sore
These are cold facta and the parties
described in the above paragraph live
close to Odell. It U a downright dls
graoetbat the winter roads In our com
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when a little well directed work would
make them good. I don't want to be
understood as censuring the road
supervisor, for there Is not half enough
tax money passing through his hands
to dome worn property, ine ouiy
way out of it Is to vote a district tax or
donate work, neither or wuiuu is imeiy
to be done, and the result Is we must
use almost Impassable roads, or travel
the better roads of our neighboring
However disagreeable the task Is of
writing the above paragraph I do so
with the simple statement that as a
newsgatberer I fuel as if I would fall to
discharge my duty toward the publlo
by remaining silent upon such an
The California fever has broken out
here and this week the following par
ties took leava from Hood River valley
to spend the winter under the sunny
k lata nf tha Southland ! Kev. Trov
Shelley, B. T. Youug and family, P.
W. Fuehs, (should be pronounced Fox)
Messrs. Beerbach, Sanders and another
young man, who for some time has
been at the Brock orchard, Otto and
William Khrck. sons of Mr. and Mrs.
William Khrck. B. T. Young and wire
go In search of relief lor their daughter
Sadie, who for mouths has oeeu:in a
Portland sanitarium. Their friends
wish for her speedy recovery and for
t lie return oi ine lamiiy. uro. troy
Shelley goes to Santa Barbara, t'al., to
find relief from rheumatism. We wish
him a Don voyage, the speedy relief
be seeks ana a sale return to Ms lamiiy.
It was understood last week that
Kemp lodge, uuder the auspices of the
Odd Fellows, would lie Instituted on
Saturday night, but there was a hitch
lu the proceedings, and It was not
organized until Mouday night the 12th
Dr. Doane of The Dalles, grand treas
urer fur tha state of Oregon, acted as
deputy grand master, and assisted by
Charles Mcintosh, Instituted tha lodge
with the following charter members:
W. O. Hibbard, Thomas Laoey, B. T.
Young, J. K. Crosby, E. T. Foltx, H.
M. Foole, C. C. Masiker, Eoy Marker,
George P. Masiker, Guy Masiker.
The officers of the new encampment
are: Thomas Laoey, P. G. ; George P.
Masiker, N. G.;C. C. Masiker, V.
E. T. Folia, secretary; J. K. Crosby,
After the installation there were
three candidates initiated Into the
secrets of the order. The church trust
ees kindly donated the church build
ing ror the temporary use or ine wnu
Fellows, and supper was served here
after the ceremonies. The festivities
of the evening continued until six
o'clock Tuesday morning.
With more than M years experience
as an Odd Fellow, 1 know what I say
when I bespeak for this lodge the
success that awaits the work of all true
devoted Odd Follow bulges. Hie com
munity Is to be congratulated upon
the institution oi a louge so wormy m
its work and diameter as is the work
of this oiiler.
While it Is true that Odd Fellowship
does not mtike men over, yet It does
have a restraining Influence upon Its
members, thereby making of them
better citizens, and the principles of
which, if lived up to, places its mem
bers upon as lofty a moral plane as
nerhans any Institution in the world
save the church, and has a tendency
to reach and Improve a class of men
that the church could never gut.
For more than two years 1 have been
chasing the festive Item and using my
utmost endeavor from the light I had
to serve, not only the community in
which 1 live, but the demand of your
valuable paper as well. How well I
have succeeded 1 leave to the readers.
Supplying a paper with readable news
from a country community is not
always an easy task, besides sometimes
it Is not an easy matter to write at all.
With time hanging heavy on our
bands it would be a pleasant duty to
perform to turnlati news irom ine peer
leas valley of Hood Kiver noting the
developments that are in progress and
those to follow, but we all have our
troubles, and duties to perform. Then
perhaps a change of correspondents
might be for the best Interest of the
(lacier as well as this community; so
If there Is any ono ready to take the
quill for l!Htr, I will surrender grace
fully and aid them, and your paper in
every reasonable manner to keep our
charming valley in the front row
where it belongs.
Hhellev. lr., returned last Wednesday
from The Dalles with the proceeds of
the mule Bale he made while there.
lUlph doesn't exactly bate mules, Hut
likes horses belter.
A pint of fresh Olympla oysters from
Sherman Youiik's fjlaee reminds us
that the Favorite is up-to-date. Hood
Kiver should be proud of such a home
Clint Wood Is now manager of the
Dukes Valley saw mill. Clint is not
only managing the work, but his list
is good at the end of a check to pay
We regret to announce the Illness
of II. C. Crockett. His many friends
hope for bis recovery sikmi.
The unexpected so often happens
that we should try to be ready for any
thing that collies. A good many of us
need a balance wheel to keep us run
ning smooth. (In this line I beg to
q note a favorite author of mine. Ella
Wheeler Wilcox, and lieforu doing so,
promise to take the medicine In this
prescription. Here it is:
ThoUKltM do not need tlm lugs of wonts
To fly to anv kosI,
l ike nubile liKlniiliig uol like birds
Tliev ttpet'd from soul to aoul.
II til- tn your heart one bitter thought
Still It haft power to bttght;
Think love, attho' you toieak It not
It gives the world more light.
The above paragraph will be found
In Willeox'a book entitled, "An Firing
Woman's Love." Read the look.
J. S. Harbison, while visiting at his
brother's, K. K. Harbison, in company
with H. K. ami mniily ctlled "on us
lwt week, tain t'ied o "josh" us
about our methods of advertising the
valley, but after all I dont think be
meant it, for lie still owns laud here,
and doesn't seem anxious to sell it.
Ham Is a good fellow and is always a
welcome guest of t he writer. My
prophecy Is that he will return some
day to Hood Hlver valley not as the
prodigal son, but lie will come, and
come to stay. To feel any other way
about Sam would be presuming on his
ignorance, a thing no one dare do.
There is a legend at Sitka, Alaska,
like tills: Old-timers there say that
after one lias sient a year there and
drunk Indian river water, and leave,
they always have a hankering to
return; and truly there is something
absolutely satisfying In a draught of
tbls pure water tlnil carries in complete
disguise certain mineral properties. So
it inhere. The Hood River fever Is
contagions, and nearly every one
exposed catches It.
John Helm lias a force of men at
work digging up rocks, others cutting
timlior and L, Dart hauling rock and
building an everlasting fence. J. H.
Intends to have his place just Al.
These are the kind of men we want in
Hood River valley men who make
.1. I. Miller is hauling firewood to the
Kockford store. The proprietor intends
to have things nice and cozy for the
customers during the winter inotithB
Step in anil inspect the new winter
stock of rubbers, wool socks, gloves and
imlteits for men, women and children
B. F. Shoemaker had a team on the
road almost every day last week, haul
ing apples to tow n.
Tim Ihivs find their way to Belmont
church most every night, where revival
services ore in progress. Neither rain
nor snow keeps the hoys away from the
T. (loss has the telephone established
in hi residence. .Nothing like keeping
mice with the tunes and fashions. Ity
the wav. Harrott district is noted for
being up-to-date. If you do not believe
it, just call at Kockford.
John Giblxms has been selling a large
otiantitv of timothy liav this week to
the Lumber Co.
Mrs. Goddard is having her house
fixed up. The carpenters have been
working on it during last week. Mrs.
Goddard wants things nice and cosy
Two weeks ago Mr. Camp laid in his
winter Hour by getting three barrels
Last week he laid in a stin k of sugar
and lanterns. Ho is going to have
things light and sweet. .
Mrs. Amos Hoot, having spent sev
eral months visiting relatives in the
Fast, returned home lost week.
Miss Ueehy from Portland is visiting
Miss Alice Davenport.
W. A. Davis has disposed of his fruit
Mrs. K. II l'hilly went to The Dalles
Saturday to spend a week with her
sister, Mrs. Frank Taylor.
Born--In Mosier, IVccmber 7, W01,
to the wife of Charlie Stark, a daughter.
Mix. James Carroll and her nieces,
Misses Fllle and lk'rlha Wtight, hav
ing spent a w eek visiting Mrs. Carroll's
daughter in Portland, returned home
Mrs. James Brown, who has been
visiting a sick sister living near The
Daltes, has returned home.
In spite of the Inclemency of the
weather, the Shallow social given by
the Royal Neighbors Friday evening,
proved a success both socially and
financially. After a short program,
containing several pleasing numliers,
the gentlemen obtained their partners
fr supper by buying the shadows of
the young ladies sold to the highest
bidder by Charles Phillips, who served
ss auctioneer. After all had feasted on
nectar and ambrosia tit for the gods,
the young people enjoyed a dance
until the "wee sum' hours."
A social dance was given in Mr.
Lamb's hall last Tuesday.
The Mosier Christian Endeavor was
organized Sunday by Mr. Roekwood,
president of the Christian Findeavor
societies for the state of Oregon. Those
elected for office were: Henry Rutehum
president; Agues Gulovson, vice pres
ident and Miss Dllie Mosier, record
ing secretary. In future the meetings
will tie helil at 3 o'clock p. m. and all
young people are most cordially invited
to be present.
Rev. J, B. Snight delivered an Inter
esting sermon on Hunday morning and
evening to an appreciative audience.
tie will lie wltn llie people oi moaier
again on Christmas day, when he will
preach at the parsonage or some otner
convenient place In town.
The ground was covered with the
beautiful snow Sunday, for the flmt
time this winter.
The Mount Hood literary and debat
ing society met last Saturday evening.
We think it will be a good thing to
have something lu opposition to the
W. H. Durkee came home last Thurs
day from the 'logging camp, where he
has been working for the lust month
Richard Kdwards returned from
California last Friday evening. He
says he knows a good place when be
We think the man that wrote the
piece about the dust on the road to
Mount Hood, must have strained him
self some as far as the dust is concerned.
We don't deny having some dust lu
the dry weather, but we cannot see it
as bad as be did. He saw the apples
about right, only he did not see enough
We are sorry to see that C. R. Bone
had trouble with the Hah warden in
regard to sawdust. We are In hopes
that Mr. Fish Warden may look along
the fish streams a little closer, where
fish are destroyed by the millions,
instead ol going arounu over ine
mountains, where fish cannot get In
wet weather, aa in me case oi vj. it.
Bone and the place where his mill is
The young folks are getting ready to
have a Christmas tree up here, and aa
soon its the program hi arranged we
will try and get hold of it and send it
S. Freeman Is spending the winter
on bis homeslead.
A tine baby girl arrived at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. F.d Thornton.
Amos Underwood made a business
trip to Portland last week.
Mrs. Ltithyand daughter Rosa, are
visiting at Curson this week.
Miss F.lma Lot by came up from
Portland to sieud tiie holidays with
Frank Hay lies came up from Port
land Saturday t spend ti week hunting
with his br"tl r. Jim, here.
I'ucle Aine Underwood passed bin
seventieth mile post last Saturday,
and gave an enjoyable little party to
bis neighbors in the evening.
The Menominee Lumber Co. have
had a force of men removing the dam
at the mouth of the White Salmon
river. The government iuspeetor was
called here twine to decide the question
of the dam ruining our landing.
Your little correspondent W too busy
studying to iass into the seventh
grade to hustle for many newt notes.
A Cosily Mistake.
Blunders are sometimes very expen
ive. Occasionaly life itself is the price
of a mistake, but you'll never be wrong
If you take Dr. kings New Life Pills
for dyspepsia, dizziness, headache, liver
or bowel troubles. They are gentle yet
thorough. 25 cents at Chas. N. Clarke
The first snow of the season fell
December 3, but lasted only a few
J. W. Overbaugh went to Portland
Pearson Bros, of Trout Lake were In
town last week after freight.
P. Wyers was working on the road
towards White Salmon falls last week,
and when returning home at night In
the dark met with a severe accident.
It was very dark and the horses pulled
the wagon over a stump. Peter, who
was standing straight up ou the dump
boards, fell from the wagon cracking
his shoulder blade and severely bruis
ing his head. Dr. Ciearheiirt tended
to the unfortunate mau, who is laid up
The White Salmon merchants have
a grand display of Christmas goods in
Y'oui correspondent had a severe
cold last week and was not able to
attend the singing ilass nor the con
cert last Friday night, but it was re
ported that a grand program was
rendered to the satisfaction of all those
who took part. The chorus will go on
with their work, and organize a sing
ing Boctety to meet onoe every week
Mr. and Mrs. O. Foulke from lone
have come to White Salmon to live
with Fred Balsiger during the winter,
and Lu the spring w ill move to town
Mr. and Mrs. Foulke have for two
vears been picking strawberries for K.
Field, and were so taken up with (he
country that they came here to live,
and make this tiietr nome.
M. Zimmermanu aud son were in
White Salmon from Pine Flut after
some cattle, which they took to their
Mrs. Chapman went to Trout Lake
to give music lessons, where she has
about a dozen pupils.
Mrs. Green, who has been on her
homestead in the Pine Flat country for
quite awhile, has returned to town
Some relatives of Mr. Main came
to White Sainton from the East lately.
If Mr. Main's relatives from the East
keep coming as they have been this
last year, Main's addition will soon be
filled with people.
The new butcher shop of Fred Gios
ser is now completed and fresh meat
and vegetables are In abundance,
Captain Cook has been ou the sick
list during last weeR.
White Salmon will have L'idge of
liebekabs in a short time, with 10
charter members and 25 initiated, or a
total of S5 to start out with. The
lodge will contain some of our best
citizens. The following signed the
petit inn for a charter: Mr. and Mrs.
W. 11. Overbaugh, Mr. and Mrs. G.
Crow, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Peck, Mrs.
Elizabeth Peck, George Adaiu4, Frank
Egtm, Mrs, Hiitlie Hyberger.
The Order of Rebekuh is a branch or
degree of Odd Fellowship, for the Im
provement ami elevation of maukiud.
Their teachings con tain some excellent
principles for good citizenship that a
community may well be proud of.
The members of Leah Rebekah No. 22
of Goldendale and Laurel Rebekah
Lodge of Hood Kiver will assist in
organizing the lodge. Captain Cook is
the deputy grand master of this dis
trict In which the new lodge will be,
and - a very pltasant and profitable
gathering is expected. ...
A formidable organization that could
appropriately be christened "the south
past combine" held quiet meeting In
Portland Saturday. Washington sen
ators and representatives met for the
purpose, aa one expressed it, "of seeing
thai the southeast got what wae coin
ing to It," at the next legislative session
at Olympia next month. The com
bine is made up of 17 senators and
representatives, and includes Senator
linker and Kepresentative oaie oi
this county. Baker was made chair
man of the steering committee. The
combine agrees to work as a unit on
railroad commission, irrigation meas
ures, open river legislation and the
United States senatorabip.
The Goldendale Agriculturist boasted
that It printed the president's message
last week, and that it would not
appear in any other paper In the
county. The Agri counted without
the White Salmon Enterprise, which
also published the message.
P1NR PLAT 8KCTION.
The Pine Flat literary society meets
everv Saturday night at the school
house. All seem to enjoy themselves
and have a bushel ot luu.
There are lots of fruit trees lielng set
out in this neighborhood this full,
mostly late apples. This bids fair to
become a great fruit country in the
We are sorry to learn that Mr. and
Mm. L. H. Evans will move to or near
Goldendale far the winter. They go to
take care of the farm of their son, Lee
Evans, who has moved into Golden
dale. Hope they wou't forget to come
J. McLanwhan and family, who have
been spending the summer on their
ranch here, have returned to roruana
for the winter.
FROM THK ENTERPRISE.
The Bin cen school started last Tues
day morning, with Miss Hayt, of Gold
endale, as teacner.
Glenwood will have a new school
house in the near future. The weather
will determine how soon it will be fin
ished, but it will be ready for business
sometime between now ana spring.
C. N. and Jack Ackley and C. E.
Clvdeleft White Salmon Wednesday
morning for a logging eamp on Hood
river, where they have secured employ
ment. The boys expect to be gone all
winter, though they will returu home
for the holidays, which they propose
to spend among their mends nere.
The many friends of Hon. S. W. Con
don will tie pleased to know that he
will soon be seen in our midst again
as his family -expect him to arrive
home this week. He is now visiting
bis father. Professor Condon, at fcu
gene, Oregon. We hope Mr. Coudon's
trip has been of permanent benefit to
Frank Kgan is conducting a burlier
shop upstairs over C. S. Bancroft's
store ou JeweM avenue opposite the
Enterprise office, where you can get
your whiskers removed and hair cut in
the very highest style of the tonsorial
art. No use to have the wind blow
through your whiskers while Frank is
Fred Stauch was arrested li st Satur
day for embezzling goods belonging to
the railroad company at Astoria, where
he was in the employ ol the company.
Fred was until recently receiving teller
for the railroad company at the city by
the sea ami has always borne a good
reputation, and his arrest is a great sur
prise to bis friends, of whom lie has
many where he is known. It is rumor
ad that a certain Portland woman is at
the bottom of the trouble; that 'the
young man's salary was iiisullicieut
for her needs, and that he wast bus
tempted into crime, but nothing defin
ite is known in regard to this.
Mrs. William Campbell, formerly a
resident of Hood River, is visiting her
mother, Mrs. Rice.
Sam Harbison, who has been visiting
with his brother in Pine Grove, has
returned to his home in Tangent.
AV. V. Perry of Pine Grove, after
spending several months at the St.
Ixiuij fair and also visiting his eastern
relatives, is again home in the favored
spot of Hood River.
Our principal, Miss Itiddell, left for
Portland Saturday morning to see a
specialist ' about her eyes, which have
been troubling her of late.
James Rcobee of Portland spent Sat
urday and Sunday with his brother,
Will, and family.
Some one heard that a certain young
man was lost Sunday. A reward was
offered and after some delay the Bearch
warrant located him at the home of one
of our teachers. How about it, Ralph?
Our percentage of attendance and
punctuality last month was 97 9-10 per
cent. We wish to do still better.
Mr. Lester is at home for a short
The school law says, "Teachers are
authorized to require excuses from the
parents or guardians of pupils either in
person or written note in all cases of
absence or tardiness, and no excuse
shall be deemed valid except that of
sickness or necessary employment.
"Whenever the unexcused absences
of any pupil during any term shall
amount in the aggregate to seven days,
he shall be reported to the directors
and the teacher may suspend him until
the opinion of the directors can be
Parents, please take notice and assist
the teachers in fulfilling the law, aa
well as aiding in a more regular attend
ance, thus securing more thorough
work in school.
An Emergency Medicine.
For sprai ns, bruises, bums, scalds aud
similar injuries, there is nothing so
good as Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It
sooths the wound and not only gives
instant relief from pain, but causes the
parts to heal in about one third the
time required by the usual treatment.
Sold at William's' Pharmacy.
Mothers, He Careful
of the health of your children. Look
out for coughs, colds, croup and whoop
ing cough. Ship them in time One
Minute Cough Cure is the best remedy.
Tinnless and pleasant. Sold by G. E.
Apple Growers' I'nion.
All members who have not done so '
are requested to notify the union bow '
many boxes of each variety they will
have on hand after the Bens,(!auos,Stai k
and Baldwins are picked; also state if
they have storage to protect same from
Hood River Apple Grower's Union, !
E. H. Shepard, manager.. 1
Bald ? -Scalp shiny and thin?
Then it's probably too late.
You neglected dandruff. If
you had only taken our ad
vice, you would have cured
the dandruff, saved your hair,
and added much to it. If
not entirely bald, now is your
opportunity. Improve it.
"I htra dm4 Itw'i nlr Vlior for rr
year. I sni now 91 jtmh old ftitfl !)? hwrf
growth of rich brown hair, duo, I tbluk.M
Urlj to iT.t'1 nlr Vlror."
Mat. M. A. KlITI, BwIUtIII. lit
Ktll. J O ATM CO..
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