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HOOD RIVER, OREGON, FEBRUARY 16, 1905.
HCOD RIVER GLACIER
iss..ol very 1 huraday by
ATI.Ls! l. MOB, Publisher.
lerrus iu sulimipllou tl.iiOa M1 paid
II nij II! V Kit NO. 118, A. F. and A.
A. M .vicls ssic ijc.hiy evening on or before
Cell lllll ncstii. '1'itruAN Huti.kk, W. M.
A. li. Mow, Secret'.! .
lIOWl IUV!:R ('AITKKN0.7. R A. M -Al.vis
ilrst mid ta.rd Friday nights of each
"' "'Hi. K. C1IANI1LKK, H. P.
A, li. Mok. Kecrehiry,
II" '(ill LI V Kit CHAPTER NO. 2, O. F.M.
Me Is second mm fourth Tuesday evening
ol e x i miiiiui. Visitors cordially welcomed.
MllS. l.L. IIKKS1INKK, W. M.
Mas. Tiikkksa Ca.stnkb, Hecretury.
11)1. KW1I. III'! LODGE NO. 107, I. O. O. t.
Mcets In Fraternal lull, every Thursday
I'U'n. Wm, Ganukk, N. (J.
ii. I'. Smith, Secretary
I IH'.N EM A.MPMENT, NO. 48, I. O. O. K.
Ki'itiui- meeting second and founh MonduyM
iifr.irh lniml.ll. L. li. MoHSK, C. P.
ll. It. Kntuican, Scribe.
l vrm-.i. uki!i:kau degree lodge no.
si, 1. o. i). P.-Mevii Ilrst and llilrd Fridays
111 each moulli.
M us. E. w. Udell, N, G,
Miw. Dura Thomson, Secretary.
WAlHllMA LOlKiE NO. Ml K. OIT P
.Mefts in K. of 1'. ball every Tutwday n:ght
V . KJ. 11HOCK. u. J,
H T. DkWitt, K.ofR. and 8.
HdOl) III VKK CAM 1', NO. 7,703, M. W. A.
AleeH III K. ui 1'. hull every Wednesday
LIIAS, JONKH, V. U,
C. U. DAKiN.CIeik.
IIOOi) KIVKll CAMP. NO. 770, W. O. W
MeelH mi Hint aiM llilrd. 'lueaduy of eaeb
iimnui in una I'elmws' hall,
K. H. Blaoo.C.C.
11. W. Wait, ( lei k.
HOUII U1VKK III, CLE NO. 521. WOMEN OK
W'oiidcrall-.imut K. of P. hall on the
iiraiana iiiiru r ridiiyaof each month.
l.KNHHA Stuhb, N, G.
Nki.i.ik HOI.I.OWELL, Clerk.
HI VKhSIIlK I.OIIOKNO. (18 A. O. U. W'.
.mil. in n uuu llilrd raluitlgys or each
'" C. L. LOFl'LK, M. W.
h. II. lntATii.KV, Financier
( HKsTiiit shute. lleoorder.
1,1 v r-.KMlif. LUllOll, NO. 40, 11EOHEE Of
lliin.ir, A. O. U. W.-Jleela Unit and third
Saturday at 8 p. in.
M IN" COMA C'OI'I'LK, C. of H.
Mis.t L'AitniK ( ni'i'i.E, Lecorder.
OAK (IIIOVE COUNCIL No. 142, OHOEB OK
I'endo.-Alei'lH the second and lourth Kri
ilnysol the muiiili. Visitors cordially wel
come. K.O. Bkosiuh, Couuxellor.
C 11 1 J rill iTirwTlSTlTNUl'ON HOOD HiVER
Cnion No. lU-Meem In K. of P. ball the
im tmd and founh Saturdays In each month
a( :,i p. in. E. L. Hoou, Preoldent.
C. U. I'AKIN, Secretary.
OLE 1A ASSEMBLY To, Hit, UNITED ART
i niiK.-ALcU Hie Ilrst and third Wednes
days, work: Hecoud and lotirth Wednesdayt
ArlibKUV hall. J. 11. Kobbhu, M. A.
t;. L. UKMiicH.Secriiaiy.
Clil'KT liooli iiiVElt"Nb. 42, FOIiISTERS
oi America, Meeu second and fourth Mon
days lu each mouth In K. oi p. ball.
Uko, E. Bonubk, C. R.
I'. C. HitoHiv.s, F. ('.
CA..I11 luol, NO lll.U. A. R.-AltEla Al
a. o. U. V. , ball, second and lourth Hatur
uaysul each in. null at I o'clock p. in. All
(i. A. li. iiieiiibers Invited U meet with ua.
A. L. PitKi-rd. Comiuander.
V A , 11 V VA '. l. C7, No. lulT:ETECONL
and limit n Salurdayaor each Month lu A.
u. Li. Y. null at 2 p. in.
Kli.kn Ulowehs, President.
I.i ..IK Ukk, Secretary
MOUNTAIN HOME CAMP No. 8,469, R. K. A.
Meets at K. of P. hall on the aaoond and
fourth t riday of each month,
Una. Khma Jomis, Oracla.
Mas. Kli.a Dakin, Recorder.
W" a UNA IKMI'LK, No. , Rathbona S atari,
nice: a every aecond and fourth Thurs
day ot each month.
Amanda Whitehead. M. I. C.
8TRLLA RlCHAHDBOK, M, Of K. and 0.
ll E. WELCH,
THE VETERINARY SURGEON.
Has returned to Hood Kiver and la prepared
to do any work In the veterinary line. He can
be found by calling at or phoning to Clarke'i
DR. W. T. ROWLEY,
I'liYSiCIAN, SUKOE0N, OCCULIST
Olllce In Smith Building-.
OIILe plume Sfil, Residence phone 0(13.
J. F. WATT, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Tclepliones: Olllce, 281; residence, 811.
SUROEON O. R. it N. Co.
MRS. MAltY JOHNSON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Ollices and Residence in E. L. Smith Building
0er First Nat. Hank. Entrance, rear
of bank, on Third St.
H. L. DUMBLE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Successor to Dr. M. F. Shaw.
Calls promptly answered In town or country,
Lay or Night.
Telephones: Residence, (ill: Office, 813.
OHice over Wood Bros.' Grocery.
DR. A. F. ROWLEY,
office in Hie Smith Building.
C. H. JENKINS, D.M.D.
Spc c'.alist on Crown and Bridge Work.
1 i lcpiiones: olllce, 281; residence, 94.
Olrlco over Bank Bldg. Hood River, Ore.
E. H. HARTWIG,
Will Practice in All Court.
Office wirh Geo. li. Culbertson 4 Co. Col
lections, Abstracts, bcttleuieut ul Estates.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
JOHN LELAND HENDERSON
ATTORNKY-AT-LAW. ABSTRACTER, HO
1AKY PURLIC and RIAL
EST A IK AUENT.
ror 28 years a resident of Oragon and Waah
lutli c. Has had many years eiparienca In
fcini Lstsie matcers, as abstractor, searcher of
titles and agent. BatlsfaetioD fuaraatead or
Abstracts Furnished. Honey Loaned.
Hood River, Oregon.
p C. BROSiUS, M. D.
' PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 12L
Office Honrs: 10 to 11 A. M.; J to I
and 6 to 7 P. M.
JOGER 8. SANBORN
ATTORNEY AT LAW
boos nviB ouooa
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE Of RAILS.
The pcitoffloe ! umo dally ttttuMn I a.
and 7 p. m. : Sunday rom 12 to 1 o'clock. Mails
fur tha East close at U:2ua. m., S:2up. m. aud t
p ni.iiDr imp esi mi p. in. aim li p. m.
Tha carriers i n K. F. D. routes No. 1 and KV
I leave trie puauillice at 8:90 dally. Hail leaves
ror ml uoou, aauy at u:uu m.l arrives,
10:2u a m,
ForCheuoweth. Waah., at : a. m. Tues
days, Thursdays and Saturdays; arrlres sams
days at ( p. m.
For Underwood, Waah., at 7:M a. a. Tiles
daya, Thuradaya aad Saturdays; arrives aaua
nays ai p. m.
For Whit Salmon, Waah., dally at 1:46 p, m.;
um v i. a. ui.
For Hood Blrer dally at a. m.j arrives at
4:46 p.m. ,
ForHuiam, Trout Lata and Oular, Wash.,
vwij . I . . ui. , arnrva a. 14 ID.
Fur Olenwood, Ulluier and Fulda, Wain.,
daily at 7 :80 a. in. arrives at p.m.
ForFlnellat and Snowden, Waah., at 11 :W
a. m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; arriraa tama
vara, iv:au a. an.
For Blue en, Waah., daily at 4:44 p. m.t ar.
(Timber Land Act Jnne S, 1878.1
NOTICE FOK PUBLICATWN.
United States Land (Mm Th nailea (i,.
.'ct . tw.. huuwi ib uereoy given lliai
- v.....ihhiw wtiii uiu.l.iuil. UI Hie BCI
of congress of June 8, 1878, entitled "An act for
uss ante m iiniocr lanas in me states of call-
.... ,. m , uiniou, ncv.ua, hiiu wasninguin
Terrltory,"as extended to all the Public Land
Slates by act of August 4, 1HH2,
ai.iivcn ii. i nn.'ii' nAEiu
of Hood River, county of Wasco, state oi
v.ihuii, , iu,a u.f inea 111 iius onice ins
sworn statement No. 2167, for the purchase of
. 7 -e.hi?6 ui section no. yu.
and SWHNW ol Section Number 21,
iu iuwiisiiiu an.! norm, range no 9 e. , W.M.,
Is more valuable for Its timber orsume than
...I hkiicuiiuihi purposes, ana to esiaDiisn
his claim to said land before OeorireT. Pra-
ther, IJiiRed Slates commissioner, at his
.Mil a I ii.ubi . . i . ...
of March, 1805.
He names as witnesses: Hugh A. Moore,
Jain ex Moore, Charles J. Hayes, and William
IT Uunri 1 1 II ...... n
- i "i ituiw uivrr, wreKoii.
Any and ail persons claiming adversely the
HhnV. rtAiuirlruiil Innil. ova t.nr. .. ...A . n .1.
their claims In this office on or before said
4th day of March, 1905.
diaca MICHAEL T. NOLAN, Register.
STRANAHAN & SLAVIN,
HOOD RIVER, OREGON
S. H. COX
PbAlfl AMD ElTIMATIS FuiNIIMD.
CREKA MEAT MARKET,
MoQUIRE BROS, Prop.
ueaiera m ru v. u . www, mm.m,
foultry, Fruits and VegeUblaa.
IRIX DKUVKRY. PHONX M
ON TON BARBER SHOP
HAYNES A GREY, Paora.
Tha place to gat an easy share, an ap-to-data
hair cut, and to enjoy tha luury ol a poroalala
"HE 0. K. BARBER SHOP
Russell A Reea, Props. Between J. I. Rand's,
and U. C. Wright's. Strictly first class. Satis
J. F. STRANAHAN,
rl OK ..... ..nnri-nxa Will faf.
nish plsns and specifications for all
kinds ol Dtniainns. Dtricuy uu w u..
Located at Hood River.
E. A. SOULE.
Plans and EfrriMATsa Furnjshki
UPON APPLICATION. dl
FREDERICK & ARNOLD.
Estimates furnished on all kinds of work
I'hnnna Affioia. Main aft.
J. HEMEREL & SONS
Hood River, Ore.
F. W. PRIBNOW,
Carpenter & Builder
Estimates cheerrully rnrnlshed.
Plans and Snecitlcatfons furnished.
All work promptly and carefully attended to.
Hood River, Ore.
B. F. BELIEU,
ay-Pl.ANW AKD EsTIHATim PrRWIH":r"i
I am manufacturing at my
yard near Columbia nursery
south of town, as fine a qual
ity of common brick as can
be found in the state. Have
200,000 to 300,000 brick on
hand for inspection. Price
at yard $8 per thousand.
Come out to the yard and
see how we make brick.
A. T. ZEEK.
F. E. BROSIUS, Prop.
Strawberry Plants, Top-Grafted
Cherry Trees, 2-yr.-old Apple Trees
including Spitzenberg, Newtown,
Baldwin, Ortley, Winter Banana, etc
Guaranteed true to name.
Hood Riyer, Ob.
ITIrnbor Im1t Ap Jnn8, IS7K.J
NOTICE KOU i'UHI.ICAriON.
Unlt?d States lind otU., The ImiN-H, Ore
fonf Nov. 23, IWM.Naliw Ik hi'iel.v irivun
tli ul hi CMtnipll'inc1 willt liio trvtsiiiiiM u ihe
(atort'o!llnKSf.ll:l,f.,.. !7S. rnuilc.l, ui
act 'O- Ihf tt limltiT lun-U n tht (fnifc
ofCulKornlH, i)riron, Ni'v-ulu n-i W nslii'
t-'ii Ten lUiry," exU hUt .i ii hl t lie it tttU
lund Mutee by ct of Auu-i I. bjs,
of BlHfk'ln'k, fMinfy of TiPllrHm1, sttt ol
Mlnnti Ui. hH8M Ochihci I hl-it In t'i
OlHe (Hi Hvvoru itttinetiu No. lor lh
purohaNe of tin- i; N 4 an.i ll'SW ot
s.U'n M, In Towiij.ht N;. - N'i(i, itiihe N.i.
V h,,w.M,; 'iiii wilt iitifr imiof IukIiow Him mm
la ml oiiuh( is iiioi'tj iildiibif iov it uinlxr 01
t4ne tliHn for ugi icuUni il Hiro vn, aud h.
eHtrihlish hl claim lo -hU lul tn oo Ha
re Inter and rvlvt-r of thlxt olll.-c nt Ttt
1 jlI len; Oiu,oii, uii tut ITili Ui.y oi AtHn-ti.tLHift
He naniPt wltneKsOix; A .i'jn-t Vi.;i'it, t-i
Ht'initlJI, Mlniio-oiu; Knmr Willu.oi T vrilani.
Oninm; UntiK NI-miii. of Ii -hntfv, Oirgoti:
4, W. I'm niUi ui V U mo, uivifon.
Any HD.t ull wrsotiM ciuitmnn mlwrsly
(he above rtewriUrtl lumlM nrt ivqt.slm.! to
file thoti cluliim In lhi.oM1ceou or bolore ttir
9H Id nth 1hv of MaroH, IfOA.
fTlliibcr I-ulltl, AvX Juno.H,
NOTICE FOK PlTIUJCAnoN.
United States Land Ollloe, The IVtlles, Ore
gon.Nov. 21, WM. Notice Is hereby given
that in compliance with (lie provisions of the
actof Ougrcsa of June a, 187., entitled " An
aet for the sale of timber lamia in the stales
of California, Oregon, Nevada and Washing
ton Territory," as extended lo ell the pul die
land suites by act of August 4, mvi,
of Waynoka, county of Woods, Territory of
uaiauoma, uaB on April u', r.nH,nica in nils
orhoe his sworn statcmeut No. W.ci, for the
purchase ol the SESWU and lot 4 of Section
No. 7, In Township No. 1 North, Hange No. 11
E., w. M., and will ofler proof to show that
the land sought Is more valuable fo Its tim
ber or stone than lor agricultural purposes,
and to establish his claim to said land before
Geo. T. Prattler. U' H. Commissioner, at his
olticeln Hood River, Oregon, o i the 3d day of
He numes us witnesses: Arthur R. French.
Archie '. French, Albert M. Caldwell and
Bert L. Wooley, all ofWsymika, Oklahoma;
Edinond C. Miller, Gilford I. 'Voodworth and
Ralph French, all of llmid Klv r. Oregon.
Any and all persona claiming adversely the
above-described lands are requested hi 11 le
their claims In tills office on or before the
said 3d day of March, 110 .
d!f28 MICHAEL T. NOLAN, Register.
IntbeConnty Court of the Slate of Oregon,
for Wasco County.
In the matter of the petition of J. H. Shoe
maker mid others for the formation of
an Irrigation district In the county of W un
to and stale of Oregon.under the provisions
of chapter V of Title XXXIX of liclllnger A
Cotton's Annotated codes aud slatulesol the
stale of Oregon.
To the Honorable county court of the state
of Oicgon for Wasco county.
The undersigned petitioners respectfully
show to the court:
Flrst-That said petitioners, whose names
are subscribed hereto, hereby propose ttie
organization of an irrigation district, un
der the provisions of the act of the legislative
assembly of the slate of Oregon approved
February SO. MX. the same helms chanter V
of Title XXXIX of Bellinger A Cotton's an
notated codes and statutes of Oreicon and said
district whensoorgiinlzed to have the powers
conferred, or that may hereafter be conierred.
Dy law upon saiu irrigation oistrict, sua saia
petitioners hereby pray for art order ol the
court that said district be organized under
the provisions or the law above mentioned.
fciecond That said petitioners area major
ity and more than tlfty of the holders of title
and evidence of title ui lands situsted in suld
DroDoscd district herelnaiter described which
are susceptible of irrigation from a common
and combined source and by the same system
ol works, and propose the organization of an
irrigation uistric, as tierin tier at scribed,
for the purpose of irrigating tile lands wllhiu
Third That said proposed district lies
wholly within Waco county, state of Oregon
and Is more particularly described as follows,
of the Columbia river, where the same Inter
sects thesecllou line between secttous31 and32,
In township 3 north, range 11) east, and run
ning thence south to the quai ler-seetion
corner between seel ions 5 and Ii iu lownsiilp 2
north, range ID east; thence west one mile U
the quarter-sectlou coruer between section
tt in towushlp 2 north range IU East and sec
tion 1 In township 2 north, ranee a east:
thence south two and a half miles to the sec
tion oomcr common to sections Is and IU
in townships uorth, range lu east and Is and
24 In townships north, range H east; thence
west one-nan nine 10 toe quafier-seciioii cor
ner between said sections 13 and 24; thence
south one mile to the quarter-section corner
between sections 21 ana &i in townsnipKuortu,
rauge, U east; thence west to the section cor
ner common to sections 23. 24. 26 and 26 In
said township aud rauge; thence southwest
to the center of said section 2ti; thence soma
one uud oue-lialt miles to the township line
at the quarter-section coruer between sect Ion
gfi, Umnahlp 2 north, range v east, and section
2, township 1 north range east; thence east
along siiidtownship line to the point where the
same intersects the left hank of the stream of
Hood river; thence down along the left bank
of Hood river to the point where the same
Intersects with the Irrigating ditch of the
Far i era' Irrigating Co., tiience along the
north and west line or said Irrli allhg dlu Ii
to the township Hue between townships
2 north and three north to the section
corner common to sections 33 and 34 iu
lownsiilp 3 north, range in east and sections
3 and 4 ill township 2 north, ruuge 10 east;
thence nortti one mile lo the section corner
common to seclioiis27,28, 33 and :i4 in lownsiilp
3 uorih, rauge 10 east; thence west on tiie sec
tion line to where the same Intersects the
south bank of the Columbia river; thence
down and along the souih bunk ol said
river to the place ol begiuning.
Tha petitioners whose names are hereto
subscribed, hereby represent that they are a
majority of the holders of title and evidence"!
title l me wilds situatea iu me proposed uis
trlctabove described.aud they herebyipelitiou
for the formation and organization of said
district under the provisions of law above
mentioned and referred to, and thst the
county court above named make an
order that there shall be three dirictors
for said district and that they shall
be elected by the district at large, unit
also lor such other and further reliel as to
the court may seem Just.
Kaid petitioners also hereby give notice thut
the loregoiug petition will be presented to me
county court of the state of Oregon lor Wasco
county al the regular March term th, rcol,
and that the same will lie so prcsctitCLt on
Wednesday, the first day ol 'March, Hwj. at
the hour ol 10 o'clock a. m., aim ttnii this no
tice will be published for lour consecutive
weeks prior lo suld date In the Hood River
Glacier, a weekly newispuer of generic! cir
culation primed and published in tVusco coun
ty, Oregon, the date of the tlrst publication
tueieoi beiug siatea oeiow.
J. H. shoemaker
C. E. Maikhain
M. K. Miioemaker
;W . L. Nichols
J. W. lugalls
F. C. Mhei rleb
H. F. Moses
G. R. Abernathy
H. F. AtwiMd
A. J. Rogers
L. h. Wilson
L. E. Iisrt
Fred N. Kordcn
John A. Wilson
F. N. I)iihecker
Mrs. I. C. Nealelgb
Menominee Lbr Co
F. R. Atisten
J. '. lielinej
Isaac Van Bltiracom
C. C. JautKCll
Jim. Fiazler, Jr
J. o. Easiuiau
G. It est
E. L. Ea
11. E. Illis lier
11. A. Misire
K. luncan Martin
W. A. Eadelman
J. E Itlmis
J. J. Jordan
G. W. Ktrauahan
P. H. Martin
F. W. Angus
J. B. Caotner
H. A. Hkinner
Albert :. Helms
Mrs. J. M . Miioemaker
Mrs. M. A. Shoemaker M. It Noble
J. It. Philips,
G. H. hlelnliorr
F. A. Countryman
Mrs. L. Norder
H '. McKamey
J. V. Dunn
Mrs. A. Ingslls
J. H Gould
J. I. lllount
Daniel 11. Labbe
H. E. Maeiimber
Joun . Davis
Frank E. V.Ntberg
Earl K. bartmess
H U. steward
N. H. Jordan
C. A. Hickle
It. It. Lindsay.
K. I). Marl in
J. c. Mctlrnlh
vlrst publication bereur dated ihls2itu day i
Korai. pure-bred Plymouth Rock roosters
Pi-oMiae, fit ii. r. Mosw, I
1 . -r .. .. Cv "'v,Si J-" . H'..v, r-- " -..'. ,rn..i,air. .i." . . , - 4 ' vi -..V ' v i 1
' ri f I '-- ' . 4 - 'r- . ' . -v v . . ' t 2 1
Courtesy Paclllc Homestead
HOPE TO AGREE
MILL MEN WANT NO FIGHT
Have Offered to Jluke Settlement
W illi Trout Luke Farmers-Should
He Water for All.
Boohuko of the rent rain ins' order
issued Htfuin.st (lie .Moiioiniiieo r,um-
lier company nl the in.-ltinee of the
lrout Luke I'mi-hhts, the Itimlur eom
imuy is prevent.'il I rum ilrivinir -Iol'k
uowu um vi ii Minium t ivoi', nml
h eoiistHiiieui e me lmir Iokhui": ciiiiii's
iihvo neea closed nml over l.itl men
thrown out of t'liHovuieiit.
"When this matter was tlrst lirtniirlil
to our attontioiil l:i; t vear. " savs J.
K. Cameron, pi-e.-iili'iit of the Jlenoini
uee Lumber company, "1 went immo
dhttely to Trout Lake to confer with
tlio iiartiea wlm el timed they were
beinx injured. Aid r to duii'i mi
KiiK "il ;r the liitc'ies tiiey iireed
(uieuiiinn the (eveml ditch comianies)
to hold a ntihs liit'ctiux and see if
wo couldn't hrrive t.l some amicable
aKrooment. V. e were' then to come
up and nii ot tin in api'in the follow inn
woek. Mybrot ar, Mr. Km t and
myeslf were thete at tho time agreed
UJ on,iiud when the me.lii'K w its ctdled
wn wero about the only ones there.
II I remember I i'hl there wore
three ot tLtydcli owners there mid
of i our. e ve could do aothiiiK, but
at that time we niddo a statement that
would li.ct I them half way to arrive
at a coin', ion ot the matter in ques
tion, and were tomev, hat surprised at
tho action brought iinniu.-t us, but am
Iileasod to stato that no action has
ecn broiiKltt by any one of the three
that were there that nif'l t, and that
one of the parlies who has broi-fjht
action does not take water from the
White Salmon, but from Trout creek,
consequently lie could not. U- damaged
by us at nil.
"Wo -still have ho im before the
case come:' to trial Unit i ome suttle
nielit can bo made, whereby we both
can use the water, as there is certain
ly J lenty for all. Wo feel that we have
benefitted tl.o Trout Lake district to
a very larne extent and will let our
work show for itself when the proper
"As you well know when two par
ties go io law it costs them consider
able, and il to belcive if tho inonev
I had been spent to improve the ditches
m. toad o. Komi? to law that we world
both bo lvr ahead in the lonjr run, as
far as the money part is concerned,
and v.o v.cehl still retain tho friend
ship of the i coplu whom ,o expect
to do bttsii vtith in the years to
come. ' '
rs on the other hand be
have a grievance that is
well founded. Tho jainmintt of the
Ioa'h in the river has caused the wa
ters of tho river to overflow aud do
serious damage when the river was
being llushod, and on the other hand
in the summer soasou when the water
was being stored preparatory to a
flushing, the clover crop of the farm
ers, which is a great crop in the re
gion of Trout Lake, was seriously in
jured by reason of scarcity of water
The farmers claim that the injunc
tion suit was instituted to protect
them in the enjoyment of their hind
aloug the stream; that they regret the
necessity of litigation, but cannot
yield to tho corporation tho right to
damage their lands and diminish their
profits as farmers.
Down the Cobunlihi by l!oa( In 1MI2.
The account on a trip from Walla
WaJJa to Sao i'rancii eo iu isty makes
interesting reading alter a lapse of Li
years, il'he following article is a por
tion of a letter read by Mrs. ('. J.
Craiidail of Tho Dalies, before the
Sorosis club of that city recently.
The original was published in the
Walla Walla Statesman by Captain
Mullen, in 18112:
"Kor those w ho have made the jour
ney direct from Walla Walla, through
the agricultural heart of Oregon,
aud across tho mountain through the
milling region of northern California
there is much of interest aud pleasure.
The model of conveyance from Walla
Walla to Wallula is by daily stage, a
journey of six hours, at a cost of ?.ri,
and brings you to the Columbia river
where you take steamers for lies
Chutes landing. It has more than
once occured to me that the Walla
Walla river, by a system of locks.
could be used advantageously as a line
of connection lictween Walla Walla
and Wallula, and one has only to see
the long lue of wagons aud pack trains
heavily freighted for the interior, to
become conviucd that either this or
some other rapid and economical
I means in positively demanded in or
I dor to connect the heart of the valley
I with the Columbia river. At Wallnlii
i one is pleased w ith the commercial
cuuracier w mcn mis point is lust as-
suaiing. freight strewn along tho
l leveo tor half a mile, stores erected,
commission houses tilvinif their voca-1
tions and everything giving an earnest
of a prosperous future. This site has
doubtless many advantages as a com
"We took passage oil the pleasant
steamer Tenino and iu eight hours
were landed at Celilo, a point two
miles lielow Des Chutes landing,
where the Oregon Steam Navigation
Company have already formed the
nucleus of a thriving vilhure.
"The freshets of the past season have
strewn tho banks of the Columbia
with cord wood in abundance, which
commands 10 per cord. The Johu
Day's wood yard is the cheif depot
for fuel. Here we saw two steamers
building, one already launched
owned by Captain tiray at Celilo,
t he other of large dimensions. There
is no doubt wo are far in advance iu
the question of river navigation of
those similarly engaged In Eastern
waters. Tho fare from Wallula to
Celilo is 10.
"A ride of three hours brings us to
The Dalles, which point, too, is show
ing visible signs of healthy improve
ment ami tho increasing trade to the
mines of tho John Day aud Powder
rivers is destined to make it a point
of commercial import. Whether the
idea entertained by Mr. Newell (Ed
itor W. II. Newell, an early proprietor
of tho Mountaineer) aud other men
at the Dalles, of a direct trade from
San Francisco to The Dalles shall
ever be realized is not so easy to be
determined. The railroad company
have resumed the work of grading and
ballasting and it is the desire of tho
company to have tho cars running
by the Ilrst of May next (18011). The
road bed is prepared for some live or
six miles out from the city aud the
iron track laid for half a mile. My
own com lciions are, that the rail
road eventually is to lie more benefi
cial to Walla ttulla than to The Dalles;
but that the latter is also to derive
much benelit no one will doubt.
"We found tho line of opposition
steamers, vhiih have the tendoucv
to reduco rates of travel and freight,
was a thing that commercial and
travelling public, were too glad to
see. The t assago from The Dalles to
lJotflaiid was but a dollar. That com
petition on this immense line will bo
fraught with healthy results no one
win doubt. The Oregon Steam Navi
gation company, as tho pioneers on
an tin tested river, do certainly merit
much credit for the bold buzzard they
so successfully made, and merit re
ward us such and though many com
plaints, founded by justice doubtless,
have been argued, still the history of
all monopolies has shown a ureater
degree of extortion than I have urged
iigainst tills company. lint so long
us the Columbia river shall remain an
open sea I do heartily desire to see
competition seek hero a channel of
investment and which it will alwuvs
do so long as it is found to pay. All
philanthropic Ideas of "parties desir
ing to serve the public without being
remunerated," will Hud no believers
among the merchants and travelers
of the Upper Columbia. The mer
chant and traveler will tako that line
where the rates are the lowest and tho
accommodations are the best, irre
spective of the owners of the lines or
tliose who pioneered them through to
"At least this is the history of the
commercial past, and I see no reason
why it should not bo the history of
the commercial future. Just so soon
as capitalists find that putting steam
ers tm the Upper Columbia is a pay
ing investment steamers will lo put
on, and unless tho capitalist is so con
vinced, it will lie a ditllcult task to
turn his capital into such a channel.
"The portage of the Cascades is
now made in a brief hour on the
curs without detriment or danger.
Aif xtra dollar is charged, though if
you prefer it you can walk in nearly
the same time free of cost. This
portage is on tho Oregon side and no
traveler passes over this road without
awarding to Colonel Ruckle every
praise for the bold prosecution of his
project, and no one begrudge him
the ample reward which be is today
receiving for his past labors. It is
to bo hoped that the difficulties be
tween liradford and llusli will lie
speedily adjsted, so that the stoam
cars now running on a portiou of the
track already completed, shall connect
the two termini of tho portage and
thus reduce the time of travel within
tho minimum limits. Tho fort at
I'oi t Cascades is now abandoned, nor
does it seem at present necessary to
hold it under garrison so far as tho
Indians are concerned.
A run of several hours brines us
to Portland. I feur from the present
appearance of Vancouver that all
chances of commercial rivalry with
Portland has been banished. The
large crowd that daily assembles on
the wharf on the arrival of the steamer
from Tho Dalies is an unerring bar
ometer of the interest felt iu the de
velopment of the upper country. The
establishment of a branch mint either
at Portland or at The Dalles, is daily
Is-comiug a subject of commercial ne
cessity. If there is a point where ar
aguuient could be adduced to deter
mine the matter, that point is Walla
Walla. For it is here whore the
greater bulk of the gold dust must
flow, and if not here then at The
Dalles the Golden (late of the Unner
OR IIAltl) SCENES.
RIGHT OF WAY
RAILROAD ROUTE NOT SELECTED
Last Slilers Want lioatl to Conte their
Way Several Surveys
"If we can sifiile the necessary
rights of way we hoec to have our
railroad iu operation by next Septem
ber," remarked W. ll'. Kej le.-t of t ho
Oregon Lumber Co., in couversat ion
with a Ulaeior reporter.
Mr. Kccles arrived in Hood Kiver
last Thursday night, lie was accom
panied by Mr. West, the Oregon
Lumber (Jo's, chief eugiueer. Mr.
West expects to remain here several
months, and if tho railroad up the
valley is constructed will stipt rinleud
the engineering work.
It was given out last week from the
head olllce of the company in Ogdeii
that tho board of directors had decid
ed to build the road up the west side
of the valley, but it seems that no
such ilnal decision bits been made.
While the route would mean an
easier grade, is four miles shorter and
would lessen the cost of const ruction
975,1)00 or more, several of the influ
ential citizens of the Last Side, among
whom are C. II. Hone, W. II. Sears,
C. K. Marahull, Hurt VaulIorii,Wi.Hiiim
Kennedy and others have taken it up
on themselves to interest their neigh
bors in offering the company induce
ments in the shape of rights of way
for building up the Lust Side of the
The Oregon Lumber Co. owns 20, 0H0
acres of timlior along the headwaters
of Hood river, and it is primarily for
tho purpose of bringing this timber
to the saw mill iu thU city that tho
railroad will bo built. Other parties
own largo timber interests iu the up
per part of the valley, ami the railroad
is considered necessary to bring out
the sawlogs. Driving the river has
not lioen found at all satisfactory.
"We could not think of building
the road merely for the passenger
tralllo of tho valley," said Mr. Kccles.
"Neither could anyone else. lSusiness
will not justify It for years to come.
We figure that tho road will cost be
tween fclfiO.lHH) and )0,000, More
than likely it will take all the latter
"A number of feasible routes have
been found. The selection of any
one of those w ill depend a great doiil
on tho cost of securing rights of
way . "
It was stated to Mr. Kccles that
some people feared the freight charg
es would be exorbitant, and that the
farmers could not all'ord to patronize
the road after it was built.
"No, no," replied Mr. Kccles,
"we couldn't do anything liko that.
Tho farmers would continue to haul
their fruit and cordwood as they do
now. I am certain it w ill be cheaper
by half for the farmers to ship their
fruit aud hay by the railroad than it
costs them now to haul it w ith teams. "
Kngineer West firmly believes the
railroad will be the making of the
upper part of the valley. "It will
give them an easy meaiia uf trans
portation, " saitl he, "anil will open
up a part of tho valley to settlement
where laud is cheap now because it
is too far to lutil fruit and other
produce to market.
"A railroad will add many dollars
to the value of the fruit farms of the
COURT CONVENES !
Special to tho (ilacier.
(ioldendalo, Wash., Fob. Supe
rior court for Klickitat county con
vened here yesterday morning. There
is no jury this term. Following are
tho cases on the court cab nder:
Kerr. Gilford ,t Co. vs. Sam Sin
clair, et al ; N. L. Jt K. C. Yard at
torneys for the plaintiff.
Lottie L. Kxline vs. 1). II. Kxline;
N. L. & K. C. Ward attorneys for
Austin Manufacturing Co. vs. I, F,
Roberts; Wm. T. Dai-tch, attorney
A. H. Conrtway vs. h. K. Swan,
etal;N. H. Brooks, attorney for plain
tiff. Doutoff vs. E. Hayes; If. I t is.tin
attorney for plaintiff.
W. S. Warwick vs. J. C. Daley; W.
15. Prosby attorney for plaintiff.
The cases of W. F. StaJdelman, J, J.
Holier, John Kckert, Frank Mooro,
and J. C. Hoke vs. Menominee Lum
ber Co. have been removed from
the superior court of Klickitat county
to the circuit court of the United
States for the ninth circuit southern
district of Washington. liennett 4
Siunott of the 1 miles are attorneys
for plaintiffs and Carey & Mays of
Portland for the defendant.
No injunction was Issued by the
superior court of this county in tho
case of tho Trout L;.';:e farmers vs.
the Menominee Luine-b company. An
injunction was asked lor by the plain
tills. The lumlirr company answered
by filing a petitiou lor removal, and
bond was given in each of the cases
in the amount of ifooO. Then Judge
McCrodio signed an order removing
tho case from this co-rt to the United
States circuit court, which convenes
iu Walla Walla lu Jui.o,
This is Judge McCredie's first ap
pearance ou the bench iu Klickitat
county, but he has already inado
warm friends with all the members
of the court, Attorneys in both
Oregon and Washington concede
Judge McCrodio to Im an able jurist.
AniithiT Story of Jierman Williams.
"1 sang and prayed ut the funeral
service of one of Norman Williams'
supposed victims at Muscatine, loaw,
iu .August or iwj . said a lieutenant
of the Salvation army to a Chronicle
reporter. "It was Mrs. Tiimaii, who
was murdered at her home about two
miles from that city, August 1(1. Her
in-other came to my caiitiuu In treat
distress and said that U cause his
shier bad not lived tho life she onirht
to, the church refused to give her
So we went to the undertakers' aud
held services; also at the cemetery.
1 remember that the woman was in
a terrible condition., one side of the
skull being mashed in. Her husbund
had also been so badly beaten that he
was iu an unconscious condition and
died a week later from blood poison
ing, never gaining consciousness to
tell who did the deed. People wero
dreadfully wrought up and accused a
man by the name of Williams, who had
come to their farm as a tramp aud
was taken in. He left at the time of
the murder and was traced to llur-
lington, but never heard from again
until letters received from the sberilf
here informed them that letters
brought iu evidence were written bv
Williams at Hurlington a week after
the murder. It was supposed that
Williams was the former husband of
Mrs. Toman, as she bal been inuriled
In the East.
How to Locate Irrigating Pitches.
Denver Field and Farm,
The services of a civil etiiL'iieer. .
while desirable, are not absolutely
necessary iu locating ditches. Take
a pine plank 2x0 inches, by 10 foot
long, surfaced ou all sides, the edges
of which should be reduced to a per
fectly true straight edge. At tho ex
act center of the stick, ou oue edge
fasten a carpenter's spirit level w ith
such accuracy that when the plank is
set ou edge on a level surface, tho
bubble will indicate a level. To lo-
cute a ditch with a fall of A ol an
inch to tho rod, itttach at the extreme
end of the plank, on the opposite
edge to the carpeuts's level, a block of
wood !i of an men thick. liegiuing
at the highest point ou the laud to
which the water is to be conducted.
drive a stake so that its top w ill be
six inches above the surfneo. On
tho top of this stake placo the end of
tho straight edge to which the J4'-inch
DlocK is fastened, the block restinu
on the stake. Drive the next t,tuko
toward tho source of the stream, at
such a point that the second stake will
project six inches above the purfuce
and the straight edge rest on both
stakes. The level on the straight edge
one full rod from the first stake,
will indicate a true level. Obviodily
a ditch dug Isntwoen these two stakes,
at a uniform depth below the top of
each stake, would bo .'-liich deeper
at the lower end of the ditch. Proceed
thus until the top of the last stake is
six inches above tho surfneo of the
water iu the stream.
FOUTS WINS SUIT
AGAINST THE CITY
Judge liradshaw, last week, hand
ed down a decision in the circuit
court, upholding the local option law
in Hood Kiver, aud deciding that tho
city must pay tho saloon men the
rebate on their licenses. The attor
neys for the city have given notice of
appeal to the supremo court of the
When P. F. Fonts filed his suit
against the city to recover ftitio as re
bate on unexpired saloon license,
the city's attorneys, Carter & Haley
aud IJailory jt McCourt, Hied a demur
rer, questioning the constitutionality
of the local option law. Tho case was
argued bolore Judge liradshaw a week
ago Monday, and on Thursday of last
week the judge overruled the demur
rer, thereby sustaining the validity of
the law. Judgment was rendered in
favor of Fotits for the amount claiuxd.
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