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HOGU KIVER GLACIER, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1005.
To write of the livluir is easy com
oared to the task of recording the
life work of the dead. Hut considering
the nost of duty tho post of honor.
with some missgvings we umlertuke
tho sorrowful tuk of furnishing the
(Ihicicr renders with the subject of
John Whitmoro Pluck, who died
at Odell lust Thursday morning, Feb
ruary at 2 o clock, was a uutive
of 'imw. having been bom In Van
Kan:, c-rnt''. S"rtenor 1(1, 1K5H, being
thus 47 years old at the time of his
fit fit ij. The cause of his death was
consumption. Although afllicted for
inanv vours with thin dread disease.
it wits only a few days before his death
that, ho became helpless.
Hu apt are wodtnd perhaps it is right)
to draw the curtain of charity over
the Jiff) of tho dead, we almost fear
t hat what we are now constrained to
nav will lie miHiinderHtood liy your
readers. J hit tridy Air. Iilack was i
character worthy of more than pas
siiiir notice. Ho was a typical South
erner tvne of manhood, worthy of
udiiiirutioii. Constrained to leave the
parental roof in boyhood, never re
turning homo, becoming a wanderer
and a stranger to his relatives, with
out an education, he fought his way
at'iiiiiHt inherited tendencies to an eu
vieable position In life and why? Ile
causo lie always steadfastly adhered
to the crowning principle of his lifo,
to-wit: A sterling integrity, the
ground work of his well rounded life.
A strict adherenco to tho principles
of justice and fair dealing toward Ids
fellows Drought him an abundant har
vest. And bravely, without murmur,
and unflinching courage he marched
triumphantly to deaths door, and was
ready for roll cull. During his last
hours ut his own request, M. J).
OdelJ was called to his lied side and
administered spirtual consolation
which was gladly accepted, and we
now record his last utterance, to-wit:
That ho accepted salvation ; and as
John W. liiack's word was never ques
tioned in life, who shall question his
Inst statement before passing out
from us nud into that unknown re
gion of the land that lies boyond the
mystic river of death? Not one of
us dare impeach Mr. Iilack, not even
when the shadows of death envelop
What greater tribute could lie paid
to t lie memory of a man or what more
prcoioiis monument could bo erected
over the gruve of a friend than to say
understanding fully the meaning of
TliUK MANHOOD: "Here lie the
body of John W. Iilack, who was a
M AN in the fullest sense of tho mean
ing of the word. "
Man think for a moment and the
thought will come to you that there is
very much more in this than the mere
speaking or writing of the word. John
W. Iilack as such a man in the fullest
sen. ne of tho word, and while he has tak
en his departure from us, yet his mem
ory will lie fresh aud green in the
hearts of those who know him hero,
as was fitly illustrated iu the ritual
ist io services conducted by the Odd
Fellows of Kemp Lodge ut the ldle
At his request tho order of Odd Fol
lows took charge of his body, and
after services at the Union church,
laid him to rest at 1 o'clock Fri
day after noon, Fobrnary !J, Kemp
lodge performing acceptably the last
funeral rites at Ills gravo.
Laying aside tho pronounced views
of theology mid Christianity in his
lifo, und rotrosi looting the Jil'o of Mr.
Iilack, here, we submit in conclusion
this following' question : What tide of
tlio unknown future shall sweep his
way to drift John W. thick from the
ranks of the upright over boyond the
raging river of death?
Mr. iilack ami Mr. Runcorn had
heiiu partner for nearly four yonrs
prior to his death, and during this
time made his homo with Mr, Kim
corn. During all that time and es
pecially during tho last days of his
illness, Mrs. Runcorn attended him
tenderly, and watched by his bedside
administering to his wants, so as his
days wore drawing to a close lie re
quested that in no case should she do
sett him. This she did faithfully and
willingly as the neighbors can liear
witness, and every wish of Mr. Iilack
was gratified. (Jouoomitig this Mr.
Iilack was satlslled and expressed him
self as truly grutillod that he was per
mifed to die at borne aud in the
presence of those who were dear
1 PRICED TALSi 1
j t ,
Tho successful Druggist of tho old school wns
niako tho most profit on his goods without driving
win a constantly mere-using trade.
Wo practice tho latter method. It pays our
long run pays us.
If you have a
Then rro elsewhere, if
to conclusively determine whether or not our prices are low.
wi'ling to abide by any such test.
E. R. THOMAS
tSmith Block. Phone Main Hat. Hood River, Or
We handle Columbia and International Stock Foods.
to him. Mra. Runcorn gave him
with sympathetic bands what mon
nv could not buv.
This wag his own statement to the
writer. In this connection Mr. and
Mrs. Runcorn desire to extend to
their neighbors their heartfelt thanks
for the many acts of kindness during
their hours of trouble.
Frank Neff and wife are at home
ttiain after a trin to Portland. K.
K. C'ollison yesterday hauled a load
from town for the Neff a that bore evi
dence of new furnishing for their
comforable new home near Odell. .
L. D, lioyed reurned a few days
ago from a business trip to Portland,
Several visiting memliers of the
Odd Follows were present last Friday
attending the funeral services of J.
W. Iilack. deceased. Hue credit
should be givon to the order for their
tokens of regard for a brother on
The Flat correspondent and tlio
Odell writer, like attorueyg,are friends
out of court, and we join him In say
ng that our recoent road skirmish is a
II. Morton recently disposed of his
team "Hilly and Btar," taking in ex
change for them iu part paymout a
horse that matches Uio one unit, lie
had. Now Hubert is holding the rib
bons over the best matched team on
the piko. The horse trader is an in
teresting character. Invariably both
of them get the liest or the trade to
the ontire satisfaction of each party
interested. This can not always be
said of othor traders.
Well what is politics? It is my opin-
lou that it is a machine upon which
the bosses have a patent, and through
which they grind out legislation with
out any regard for locality or people.
It occurs to mo that the patent right
Is about to expire, and that the poo-
will soon have something to say.
liy what right should Senator Mitch
ell, Malcolm A. Moody or J. IN. Will
iamson have anything to say about
the settlementof the affairs of tho
Dulles and Hood River?
In the language of John L. Sullivan
on cigarette smoking we say, : "Chop
It on. "(Jut It out. ' Unless the
factional light In the republican party
is eliminated in the next state election,
wo predict that the democrats will
get the plum crop and we don't care,
if that be the only way to inject a
little brains into the heads of the re
publican factions of the state. 1 Co
member that bosses can't fool all the
people all the time.
Arthur Davidson wag looking after
his Interests on Willow flat Saturday.
C. W. Murphy says that If any land
buyers happen in this vicinity this
summer he is going to noli. He Is
longing for a warmer and sunnier
The literary Saturday night did not
draw as large a crowd as was expected
on account of the cold aud rough
roads. A good program was rendered,
although it was shorter than the week
before. The paper was very good.
containing an account of the wedding
of John Murphy and Salfly )Magundl.
After recess, the question box was
opened and contained many good live
questions. J. O. Cameron discussed
the Jayno 1 11 II. This question created
a great deal of general discussion, the
prevailing opinion lining that the lull
is a farce, r. A. Massey was asked
to discuss tho local option law, re
gar ding the power of a city council to
close the saloons, and whether the
saloon keepers can collect their rebate
immediately if thore be a shortage In
the city treasury, or must wait until
the money could lie raised by tho
legal methods of taxation, Ths also
created quite a spirited general dis
cussion. Among other questions
were some concerning the elfect of
the proposed trolley lino to Mount
Hood via Troutdalo and Sandy river,
ou Hood River; the equity of Chris
Dethman's petition to be placed iu
Pino (irovo district; tho probable
oil'oot on tho Paclllo coast of tho recent
cut in freight rates ou immigrant
Frank Massee, clerk of district No.
71, informs us that the district bound
ary board has granted the petition of
No. 74 to havo certain portions of
district No. 5 made a part of district
No. 74. Iu one place the Odell dis
trict came within l4 of a mile of tho
Dukes Valley school house.
Several In this locality have been I
Druinrist trios to soli as closo
list of drugs you need, come in and gi
vou wish. That is tho simple and
coiublaiiilng of i-l if lit attack of the
grip. The most of them however are
bettor at this writing.
One of the must cnjoyaple events ol
the reason was the dance ut the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Massee, last
Wednesday evening. There were
about i"i present. Dancing and cerds
were tho amusements of the evening.
Supper was served at 12. Tlio dune- I
ing continued until the small hour;-
of the morning, alter which they ell !
departed proclaimang Mr. and Mrs. j
Massee excellent entertainers and !
wishing for nianv more evi-niniiH a? !
pleasant at thei? home.
Several of the Udell young people
passed through I ore Friday en route
to tho masquerade at .Mount Hood
Dennis Dodson aud wife spent Sun
day with homo folks across the river.
What has become of the HuilroudV
Wo haven't heard anything of it, for
some time. We are glud to see this
evideuco of faith in tho future of the
valley by men of means. Hut owing
to prohibitive guides we cannot expect
the steam road to do for the commun
ity what could be accomplished l.y a
trolly line connecting with tne r.tcm
roud at some convenient point and
then crossing the flat and skirting the
wost side of the liooth hill to gain an
entrance to the Mount Hood settle
ment, would lie of incalculable benefit
iu developing the resources of thin
Kd Jiarker has been sulfering from
pneumonia, but is recovering fast.
Mrs. Joseph Purser of linlmout in
visiting her parents mid Mrs. Swan at
Little Inez, Katinger is ou the sick
(.I). Woodworth, road supervisor,
had a force of men and h-iims at win k
graveling the roud from Jioluiout to
tho Franktoti school house.
Remember the chilli supper to be
given by tho J'',pworth League tho
evening of the ltlh. The price will
T. (J. Frohn and II. A. Hcat.m,
both of Belmont, purchased a place
of business ou tho I luod River heights.
Tlioy are successors to C. S. True.
Mr. True handled staple groceries,
flour aud feed, fresh and salt meats.
Frohu A Heaton will curry the same
linos and will probably mine the
stock from the oh I stand to the Ab
bott building. "Don t lorget the
Rev. C. II. Clark will preach at
liehnout next Sunday, both moriiin
PINE GRO VE
Jerome Wells left for Portland Tues
day, January ill, to couiisuit a phy
sician regarding las lienlti , He re
Charlie Wells' family of tho l'.u.
Side havo been having quite a time
with the whooping cough, and la -t ol
all Mr. Wells got the mumps, ,
Mildred Metcall' of I'.elinont, who
hag been spending several days with
her friends at Pine (irovo, ret urned to
her homo last Wednesday. A iaiovu il
party wus given in her honor before
her departure, at the home of Mrs.
Hunt, and everyone reportsa pku
The weather continue cold,
tho wind is from the north.
A. M. Kelley is still hauling in logs
and it looks as if he wool I not haw
to liiro many logs liuuled next sum
mer. The mask ball at tho hall last i'ri
day evening was a great success. Tl i
crowd was small but they had a good
time, and a, good supper. Mush
was furnished by t he ( iei'iean b-iii'l.
W. A. Old Held came do'ui from Mo-ir'
Hood last Satufihiy. He reports tie
weather very nice up them. He re
turned Tuesday, but will come down
in about two weeks and go alter bear.
J. S. Patterson lias sold nut and will
leave in a few days for northern Net'.
Vork. The people here re-.riet to lo e
Mr. Patterson and family Very mm-!'.
Frank Shuofer and family came out.
to see his friends la -I I i iuay even
ing. Cass Woygnndt hi improving ami
is able to sit up for a shoi t t ime now.
Mr. Shearer got his h ii caught under
I a tree lust week and a,- hurt pretty
badly. No bones were broke
tho one who n
away t rado.
as ho can ani
customers and in tin
t our prices,
iroct way to
; as could be ascertained,
i We saw three or four long faces last
Saturday evening, when word was
1 received that Cascade county wag not
yet a fact. Hitter not hunker after
Mrs. Orser returned to her home
in Chenowilh Sunday.
A new hotel is the future prospects
Mr. Cash expects to build aud move
ou his place soon.
The Menomiuee Mill Co. had sur
veyors at work along tho shore land
at the Jtiiiding lust week.
A good-sized crowd attended the
Orange meeting Saturday aud a Grange
will bo organized here iu the near
Mordicai Jones of White
Falls intends to commence
sirnction of a cold storage
his lots here soon.
The dock committee have agreed
that tho best place for tho dock is in
front of thu buildings now at the
limiting and an incline dock out to
deep water was agreed upon. A meet
ing was hold Saturday to solicit sub
Peter Dohm, the gurdoner of Mos
ier, is preparing a car load of apples
uud egetuhlcit for shipment to Port
land, to which pluce he will go and
open a retail fruit aud vegetablo es
tablishment. Will Rowland and family have
moved to Hood River, where Mr. Row
land w ill take a position in Daven
After an extended visit with Mrs.
Carroll's parents in Kansas, George
and Mrs. Curroll arrived homo on
Mr. Rrooks. from Illinois, is visit-
ting his brother. K. S. Brooks, who-
has recently purchased a home In Mo-
Mr. Rodgers of Hood River, is viB
iting his daughter, Mrs. Price Hunter.
The Misses Fannin and Lottie Gil
bert, of Pino Flat, Wash., wore visit
ing their parents during the week.
Tho woman's chili organized lately
iu (Jooks addition met last Thursduy
afternoon at tlio Mrs. Wilsons. The
club is gowing and has now 13 mem
bers. Mrs. l'eek is president and
Mrs. Martin, secretary.
Mr. Chirk and son John are busy
eh aring the land they bought of Mr.
How num. They have made a good
showing this winter.
Gilbert Kuutsou is contemplating a
six-mouths' trip to St. Paul, Minn.,
lo take some more lessons in tho jew
elers' trade. He will start the Hrst
I oUMaroh and be gone until Septeui-
I I er. His family will stay iu White
(i. Iiankiu went to Trout Lake last
week, lor a few days toChupniau Hros'.
We note many strangers in town
lately looking around. A good many
people aro hero from the logging
T. Myers,.!! . , has some stock at Biu
!'r n iu Judge Hyrkctt's pasture. He
is going there every day from White
Salmon feeding them.
.Mr. Shaw of (ileuwood is reported
The literary society held its usual
meeting Wednesday night aud all
humls had au agroeable timo. The
.subject debated was: "Unsolved, That
(lie parcel post is of more benefit thiiu
t lie present system. "
In the future wo hear we will have
a belter and more complete local phone
The IS. P. A. had their first mooting
a';or organising. All report a good
nil e. (Supper was served at Mrs.
(Jiceii's reslaurunt boforo going homo.
Hiirdoiu was at tho blacksmith shop
having his tools repaired to work ou
tho road. His road is making nice
('Interims sold his telephone lino to
Wyers & Crow of White Salmon.
They are putting up a lino in good
County Commissioner J. P. Egnn
is bracing up tlio bridge over Dry
creek canyon, for tho boiler of Thomas
A McCoy to pass over.
I'riiuk (iroshong is busy shoeing
horses these days. There- aro always
people wailing tor work, lie wishes
to retire from tho blacksmith shop,
and w ill rent it tools aud all. Here
is a good opportunity for some one.
I- UO-Vl Til U KNTKRCHISK. -
Judge W. W. McCredio will hold his
Hist term of court lu this county at
iiililemlale on tne 11th instant.
A very pleasant event took place at
the parsonage Sutnrduy afternoon
The occasion was the celebration of
the tit. ti birthday of Owyneth Lewis.
All the little people of tho commun
ity were present and had an enjoyable
Work commenced ou the town end
of the liurdoino road Wednesday
morning, and is being pushed with
v igor. We liopo this work can be kept
up until the road is completed, as it
is badly needed by tho people of tho
towu as well us those living iu tho
It is reported that tha steamer
I 'alios Cit v w ill be ou the run again
ina couple of weeks. Ae hope the
statement is true as the readers of this
paper must continue to receive their
papers a day Into until such timo as
that, steamer does coinineiico running
i n, inerary dun nail a lively ses
sion Wednesday evening. It was the
joung people's time for deliate, The
subject wa. woman sutl'rage, and
the women won the right to vote. The
Milijeet nevt Wednesday night is
"Ke-olveil, That the parcel post deliv
ery would he a practical benelit to tho
count rv .
; Moiitnoinery Ward and Co., have
: recently distributed a considerable
1 uued -i r oi their catalogues In the vul-
h y. I would suggest to the readers
"t I lie i linen i t hal we let those Chi
e...;o millionaire take care of them
-iie. I .ley do not pay any taxes
in lids country. They do not care
I w 'let her our roads are good or tiad.
i i.ey do not contribute anything
io,oiii,ie luiiiimg ot cnurclies or
i i le ol house.-, or take any interest in
: t he public enterprises of tliis coun
;i'.v. 1 hey do not advertise iu the
i ' lacier. And if Casacde county
i should lail to materialize they woulil
j not lose any sleep on that accouut.
I W hen j on vu.nt anything iu tho way
lot trade do not send to Chicago for
jit. It j ou cannot get it iu Portland
; or Hood I;-,-,,, r go to the Kookford
su :e. Iheie you will have an oppor-
aitv ot seeing the goods lirfore you
I an with your money, and if prices
.,nd quality are not satisfactory you
iv ill l ave u chance to '"tuke back."
New Spring Goods
are just beginning to arrive
and the patterns are prettier
than ever before.
Panama Suitings and
MfYhn.irs nrtt rrnirto t,n h
fi the thing for Spring Suits,
and Embroidered veils
and Mercerized Fabrics
MARKET CHANGES IN GROCERIES
Rice is cheaper than ever
16 to 25 lbs for $1.00
Salt will go higher; while
what wc have in stock lasts,
Fine Dairy Salt, 50-lb sacks,
500 to 85c.
When you want the best
Coffee, you must buy Chase
200, 25c, 350.
The perfection of hat making
THE GORDON HAT
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Just received a full assorted carload of Buggies and Spring Wagons direct from the
factory. If you contemplate purchasing a new buggy or Spring Wagon so an, come and
look this stock over, and pick out what you want. A complete line of high-class and
medium grade work, at prices that are right.
Evangelists T. J. Coburn and Rob
ert llrymer commenced a series of
meetings at the Cropper school bouse
ou Wednesday of last week. Kev. H.
C. Clarke, pastor of the Belmont
church is also assisting in the meet
ings. The prospects of success are
Mr. and Mra. Drew Taylor have writ
ten back to their friends here that
they arrived at their old home in Ar
kansas all right. But Mr. Drew has
made au alarming discovery of the
fact that Arkansas is so far from Hood
Iviver that it is impossible for it ever
to amount to anything. He gold his
house in Hood River before going
away, but writes that he wants it back,
us he is coining back to Hood River
next spring. All right Drew, come
back as soon as possible. The return
ing prodigal will receive a hearty wel
come. Your loyalty to Hood River
is truly commendable.
This is the latest. Say do you know
that Frank Davenport raised frost
resisting potatoea on his Barrett
ranch? If you do not credit this
statement, call at Rockford store and
he w ill explain it to you.
Neither dead nor sleeping, but
moved. We are sorry to have to re
port that Clias. Wallace baa moved
from our midst. Charlie got tired cf
having to walk so far to his work, and
moved bag and baggage into one of
Davenport's houses at the planiugmlll
at the Hume yard. Well come around
ami visit us C. W., for you are al
Our Clark street is adorned with
brand new telephone posts for about
l1. miles. Trees have been cut down
aud others trimmed, bushes and under
growth cut down and altogether Clark
street looks bright aud clean as the
bright days of spring time. Barret
leads others follow.
A limit two weeks agoF. C. Sherrleb
killed the fatted calf aud last Tues
day he killed the fatted hogs. Both
calf aud hogs were just Hue, as it was
the writer's pleasure to eat a little of
them. F. C. knows how to feed so
as to have good meat.
Miss Jones of Camp Lookout was
called by telegram t. Walla Walla to
the bedside of her sick mother, who
died shortly after her arrival there.
Mrs. J. H. Shoemaker was out mak
ing calls on Tuesday of last week, and
whilst out called at Rockford store.
and visited a short time with Mrs. E.
Bray ford. We say call again Mrs. J.
H. S. ,
Several farmers in the Barrett dis
trict are now planning to have the
telephone installed in their homes.
Nothing like keeping up with the
times, so that you can call up
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It was asked of Rockford the other
day, "Say, do you take iu butter and
eggs?" "Yes, "was the reply, "all
the good butter and eggs we take in.
Say, what do you do with butter and
eggs out there? The answer was: "we
sell them all and would do so with
more. We also use up a large quan
tity of potatoes aud hay."
Thomas Shere was putting in tele
phone poles aud expects to have the
phone installed iu bis home very
so that there will be more
give me 891, Rock-
The revival moetings at the Valley
Christian church closed on Tuesday
night January 20, with very good
results. Credit is due the pastor for
his uutiring efforts with the evange
lists to bring about these good results.
The spirit of the work has been mani
fested by over 40 accepting Christ and
joining the church. The work should
go on until everybody is saved in this
valley, for there is nothing impossible
with Uod if men will follow Him.
J. H. Shoemaker passed through our
street on Wednesday of last week with
a large dressed hog. J. II. says he
is going to have more head . cheese.
Nothing like providing for the house
hold. Well, J. H. knows a good
thing when he sees it, aud he surely
made a good choice when ho bought
that hog from F. C. S.
Rev. Clark passod through our street
on Wednesday of last week ou his way
to visit his parishonerg on his circuit
and to commence revival services at
Crapper school house.. j
The freezing weather of the past i
week is telling on the hay mows us
stock have to be fed all the time. ;
They will not get out and rustlo anv
when it is so cold. All stock in the
valley looks fairly well, aud as tho
snow goes off young stock will mako
their living on the hills.
There is still about six inches of
snow on the ground, and when the
gentle rains of Oregon come again
the snow will soon disappear, and
every one will be glad to see bare
Milton McMillan was up from Crap
per visiting friends and relatives Sat
urday and Sunday. ,
A. T. Dodge was down at Cropper's
this week, blasting out stumps on the
Mrs. J. Q. Carnahan and son. Fay
attended the Free Methodist quarter
ly nieetnig at Uolmaus' last Sunday ;
The attendance at our literary was :
small last Saturday evening ou ac- i
count of the coldness of the weather.
but we had a good meeting and all
seemed to enjoy themselves. There
were some very interesting and in- i
tractive questions in the question box I
There was a lively discussion over
the local option measure and the
Jayno 1 ill. Other questions of inteie-it
wero also discuss-ed. The society meets
again on Siturday evening, Februaiy
11. An invitation is extended to all
to come and take part and help to
mako it instructive as well as inter
esting. Afraid of Strong' Medicine?.
Many people suffer for years from
rheumatism pains and prefer to do so
rather than take the strong medicines
usually given for rheumatism, net
knowing that quick relief from pain
inuy be hud simply by applying Cham
berlain's Pain Balm and without taking
any medicine internally. For sale at
In the Sun.
A certain clergyman, who is autho
rity on sun-dials, was asked recently
to prepare a suitable motto for one to
be set up in a parishoner's garden.
Without hesitation he wrote the fol
lowing sentence, which will be recog
nized as the motto of a city news
paper, "Si id solo vidos, ita est."
The Best Physic.
When you want a physic that is mild
and gentle, easy to lake and certain to
act, always use Chamberlain's Stomach
and I, ive'r Tablets. For Sale at Will
Doctors first prescribed
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral over
60 years ago. They. use it
today more than ever. They
rely upon it for colds, coughs,
They will tell you how it
heals inflamed lungs.
" t timl very Iwil counh for thre jmr.
Tlien 1 nlcil AiiT'M'herrv Pectoral. MT.c.ri.
lin xa were soou healeu and my cough dropped
mrk. rat. nvDB, Guthrie Centre, la.
V.. Kiis . ! nit.
J O. ATMrO.,
On Ayer's Fill- at bedtime Insures
a natural action next morning.