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HOC!) .RIVER GLACIER, THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1905.
The past week's fine weather is
guroly a record broaker, and should
tlio prophesy of the old timer come
true and we get a BiroaK vi mi
wenther aiaitl. 80 bo it. but let's en
joy the sunshine now. Wild flowers
are blooming. The leaves are greening
up. The robins are here. In fact,
there are many barbingors of spring's
coining to stay until it longtnons in
to good old summer time.
Last Saturday at lunch hour there
were seated at the family table 01 laa
Fonts' hotel seven Odollitos and that
was not all the Odoll people who were
In town. And here permit us to re
mark that Hood Kiver has good hotels
now as any town in Oregon twice the
size. They appear to be having a
profitable patronage, quite a consider
able portion of which is furnished by
the country trade. The people of
Hood Kiver valley are good feeders
and always have the price of a square
Mr. Pauo, the outside man of the
pioneer real estato otlice, was showing
two strangers the valley lust Sunday,
calling at Udell. Dano knows how to
Johnnie Roberts, who is as welcome
as the flowers of spring, dropped in
on us last Sunday morning, having
come up from Portland Saturday
nik'ht. He will spend some time on
his homestead at Ulllhoola, near
Tauglowood. Johnnies numerous
friends greeted him oordially, as they
Miss Margurite Shelley, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Shelley, who is
BHHistant teacher in (iilioaple school
of expression in Portland, will give a
recital at Mount Hood hall, Saturday
evening, March 11, 11)05, and one at
Odell the tlrst part of the following
week. While here she will spend some
time on bor homostoad near her
The Little White store people are
trimming up thoir park near tbo store
and otherwise improving it. and beg
to infrom your reados that there is
not a nicer natural park In the valley.
In a few weeks when it is seated and
tattles arranged for lunching parties
the public will lie very welcome to
the use of it. A nice running stream of
water passes through the grounds, and
it Is the intention of the promoters to
make this an inviting spot to all such
as are seeking rest and recreation,
while taking a day off from their work
in towu. ice cold soft drinks will be
served as well as ice cream. This will
bo an ideal place for picnics, and you
Frank Strang and J. W. Wilsou are
staking for the planting of 15 acres of
apple trees, under contract with the
East Hood Kiver Orchard Co. on
II. F. Davidson called at Odoll Sun
day afternoon on his return from bis
Willow Flat ranch. He says the coun
try looks good to him. He has an
abiding faith in both towu and valley,
and incidentally told me about just
completing the arrangements lornoat
lug ioO.000 worth of bonds for a pert
od of ill) years on the Eloctrio Light
mid Water works of Hood Kiver, in
which he is largely interested. Such
capable and thorough business means
J I. 1' . will succeed anywhero, and the
community that can boast of such
men is fortunate.
A trip through the country last Sun
day afternoon to the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Tavlnr ..-im--tiovHiopmont
since our last trip. Mr.
Taylor has an ideal homesite "iid an
excellent ranch for fruit. Although
he is not an old resident here yet his
systematic anil persistent work is tell
ing. Not an acre was cleared when
he bought the ranch, but now he has
ten acres thoroughly cleared and Hlj
acres in growing trees, and tiie bal
ance In alfalfa. In a few years he will
have a reveiiuo-producing place and
one that will be valuable. Mr. and
Mrs. Taylor are very happy over the
advent of their tlrst boru, a daughter
about a week old.
Clinton Wood is going to become a
rancher for this season at least. He
intends to cult ivate his fathers' place
at Odell, and will bring his big team
down from Mosier soon.
The Odell school intends to cele
brate Arbor day by planting trees
along the street in front of the school
house. This is a good resolution, and
we trust it will bo carried out. The
school is growing and it will be per
haps necessary iu order to keep pace
We Can Fill It
Wo can fill that prescription cn n fill it correctly,
no matter where or by whom written. Nearly all drug
gists furnish proscription blanks to tho physicians in their
locality and he uses whichever blank is handiest at the
The prescription when written is yours, ami it lies
entirely with yon who will till it. If you briit it to us we
will till it from fresh, full strength rtrurs, nnd with precise
care, which every prescription should have. You cannot
got better dnis or prescription work anywhere, and our
prices arc always low for the kind of service rendered.
E. R. THOMAS
Mail orders receive prompt and careful attention.
with the urowth of the school to add
another grade and another room this
year. We have ever been an advocate
of good schools and notwithstanding
our schol davs are ovor and no cruid
ron to attend, yet we hope to always
stand for the best school that wo can
Mr. Planghhiipt, who lives high up
on the hill west of Odoll, roports 20
acres of the best growing crop of
wheat be ever saw, 10 acres of his own
and 10 on the place of J. JU lowsey,
Those oak hill ranches are coming to
the front. The soil is deeper and
there is less frost than down in the
That the way of the transgressor is
hard is illustrated in the last indict
ment returned against the wily Hinger
Herman, who still holds his seat In
congress. He was caught in his own
The Willow Flat correspondent is
entitled to the belt for the best keep
ers in Spitzonborg apples. Ulva Col
lins the artist of Odell, will lie up
there soon to take the picture of the
Siwash chief and his basket of apples.
which will no doubt find its way t
the art gallery of the Lewis and Clarl-
W. N. Hone was out to his ranch
looking after the work and getting
ready for bis spring rush.
The Davidson Fruit Co. finished
packing apples on the liooth ranch
It Is a self evident truth that cor
ners at Odell are the most important
in the valley. During every hour in
the day teams may bo seen driving up
to one or the ot her of the two stores
at this place. The chief reason for
this rush of trado is the immense
amount of territory tributary to
OdelL Their customers come from
Tucker on the north to Cloud Cap
Inn on Mount Hood on the south and
from Mosier on the Knst to the Hood
river on the west. Only a few days
ago we saw men from upper Mount
Hood loading feed from the ware
house of the Little White Store.
Along this same line Odell woidd
necessarily be the distributing point
for practically the entire East Side,
if the railroad should pass through
there. Then, when the next biennial
legislature shall meet and Cascade
county becomes a reality, Odell would
be the logical location for the county
O. H. Hartley was seen driving in
this community a few days ago in
company with some land buyers.
C. R. Hone and C. L. Rogers have
been making a canvass in this com
munity in the interest of the new
The Halnmagundi literary society
closed a very creditable season Satur
day night. There have tieen nccurr
enoes that are to be regretted, yet
wlthall, we believe the society has been
of much lieueflt to the community
intellectually and socially. In a work
of this kind, to get the best results
and the most good from it, every one
should take an active part, among
whom no contention should ever ex
Ivt, but that noble contention or
rather emulation of who host can
work and best agree.
If the present activity iu the horse
market continues, nur friends of Odell
will surely lie obliged to put up a
suitable stock exchange building, in
which to conduct their rapidly growing
With a conUu"t'n , tu.
good weather the roads will soon
lie good b11 over the valley. lint
we must not forgot that upon each road
some rain must fall, and some places
necessarily lie muddy. Why not apply
some of the road taxes on the purchase
of a rock crusher? The valley surely
has plenty of raw material, which if
crushed and spread on the roads,
would in a few years give Hood River
the best roads of any community in
the state. Such work would lust.
But at present the work done in the
spring is practically worn out before
the rains set in, hence we are doomed
to have these impassable roads, such
as wo have experienced the past
FOR KXCHANtiF., a beautiful Or
Huge drove at Kiverside, Cal., for Hood
Kiver land. (ieo. D. Otlbertsou it Co.
If taken this month, keeps you well
all summer. It makes the little ones
eat, sleep and grow, A spring tonic
for the whole family. Hollislers Kocky
Mountain Tea. 8.5 cents, Tea or Tablets,
atC. N. Clarke's.
Draw Trade Our duality Holds It.
This is surely bountiful weather.
We are now getting repaid for the cold
and disagreeable weather we endured
a few weeks ago. It doesn't seem
possible t hut a little over two weeks
ago the thcromoter stood at zero and
below, but then Oregon doesn't do
things by halves.
A few industrious ones have put in
some potatoes and made some early
Fall grain is looking' fine. The clo
ver lleldH are turining green and
everything is putting on the appear
ance of spring.
W. C. Dodge returned from Port
land Inst Friday. He reports plenty
of work there, also plenty of men to
Mark Cameroon is clearing somo
land on his place to put into clover.
A. T. Dodge is also clearing on his
ranch. Oscar Cameron is clearing
land on the Thomson ranch. There
will be several ucres of land cleared
in tiie valley this spring, some of it
will be sown to clover and some set
Thomas liroderick and David Sals
bury of the Jiadger Den are improving
their ranches considerably this
iiilly Dodson drives tho finest up-
to-duto rig in the valley now.
When J. A. Knox came to over
haul his apples last week, he found
that the frost had gotten to them and
ruined a good many of his llnest fruit.
Ho also lost a good many potatoes
by the freeze.
Mrs. R. S. Wood worth, who has
boon staying at A. T. Dodgo's, dur
ing their sickness returned home on
Wednesday. The sick folks of the
valley are uli on the road to recovery.
Our literary society adjourend last
Saturday evening to meet again the
llrst Saturday evening iu October.
Some young folks came a long distance
to the literary Saturday night expect
ing to see some tun us they expressed
it, but the fun they came to see
happened the Saturday before, so they
were sadly disappointed. After liter-
iry they wont down to Sears' hall too
a dunce which paitly took off the keen
edge of their disappointment.
Rev. Ziiehariu liond is here visiting
his old frieuds. He was here seven
years ago and held meetings for
A. M. Kelley and Hon. D. R. Coop
er went to Portland last week on bus
iness and returned Friday. Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Edick also went to Port
land, but have not yet returned.
Spring is hero with all its glory and
most of the boys have spring fover.
W. S. Cribble had a crewjof men
working on ids ranch last week put
ting up fence and getting ready to sow
his crop of grain and (lover.
Tho basket ball game between the
boys and the old men was played last
Friday evening. Tho lineup was as
Voting Men Mac Ruth, Walter
Davidson, John Cooper, iioy Ilonson,
Old Men Warren Cooper, J. M.
Long, Paul Aubert, John Dimmick,
W. S. (iriliblo. Tho boys won, by a
There was a good game of basket
ball between the young ladies here
last Friday evening. The lineup was
as follows: ... . mi
tto. i lvmc t'nopcf, Daisy Thomas,
M. Wlshart, (!. Thomas, (i. Cooper.
No. li It. Knight, L. Audross, R.
Shearer. Lizzie Molir, Nan Cooper.
'1 bo score stood l!H to "20 in favor oi
No. 1. Some hot games are expected
soon up here.
There Is lots of blasting going on
up here this spring. Lots of trees
will lie set on the newly cleared land
Apple hauling will soon be in order
from this part as the road is getting
P. 1''. Knudson was taken to town
last Saturday suM'erlug from blood
poiMiiiing in one of his feet. Wehopt
lie will improve ami get able to conic
Ranching in general will be the order
of t he day soon.
W. S. (irilible had a crew of men
working on his ranch lust week.
James Langille is improving his
ranch at Mount Hood.
Miss Marguerite Shelley will give an
entertainment at Mount Hood hall,
Cass Weygaudt is able to Kb out
Quite a number of little folks are
ill with scarlatina.
Mr. Wells of Odell, bus rented part
of Mr. Dumas' ranch.
UPPER MOUNT HOOD.
W .1 U.,1 linni,,,, (I . . r. . I . . . I . . i . 11.. ll.l",.
In this naplf i.f tho annrla Sinnw ia
gone and some or the Mount iloodltes
aro busy plowing and getting ready to
Fred Knudson of this place has been
very sick the past week. Saturday,
March 4, he was taken to tho hospi
tal at The Dalles.
Two of Mr. Knight's daughters are
reported sick with scarlet fever.
M. W. Weygaudt and Harry Gilbert
have been working for W.8 . Cribble
tho past week.
There will be preaching at theU" B.
church of this place Sunday, March
rj, by the evangelist, JG. M. Bond.
Mr. Bond held a series of meetings
ut Mount Hood seven years
ago which some will perhaps remem
ber. Everybody is invited to attend.
M. W. Shearer Is building a new
house on his homestead.
Mrs. J. II. Crorf had pausios and
daisies in blossom in her flower bed
March 4: This looks as if spring
Mr. Sutton and F. J. Peeler has
been working for S. A. Helmer the
There Is one place where the rich
and poor meet on equal footing and
that is in the gambling house. They
aro all robbed alike.
Fine weather. The cattlo make their
living this year by the tlrst of March.
Mrs. Kingman of Trout Lake was
here last week, visiting her daughter,
The neonle of White Salmon have
subscribed over ?:too for improve
ments to the road going to the boat
landing. We will have a good road
now all the way down the grade. The
enterprising citizens of White Salmon
are to be congratulated for their
liberality in improving the highways.
We hope the county will help us some
too, this year, that we may soon
have good roads.
T. Wyors, the road supervisor wont
to Lyle last week.
There was a great entertainment iu
the church last week. All report a
W. Overbaugh is clearing some
more of his land. He will soon have
a piece cleared across his 40.
Mr. Ferguson wont to Underwood
to work in a logging camp.
There were many loads of apples
shipped lust week from White Sal
mon. The growers aro receiving good
J. Luuterbach was in Portland last
week, and came homo with the last
outlittings for his hotel, the Washing
ton. It will soon be open now to re
ceivo guests, : From his place the
grandest view of Hood River valley
and Mount Hood is obtaiued,.
Spring work has begun and people
are busy plowing and hoeing straw
berries. Mr. and Mrs. Kissen weie visiting
last Sunday in White Salmon canyon.
. tu. uiim n,i mucninnry or MCC'oy
& Thomas have lieeu moved to the
White Salmon Canyon. The sawmill
will now soon he in operation.
Mrs. Peck is on the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. Jowett have boon quite
sick lately, but at latest roports aro
Mr. Peterniiiii has moved iu the old
store of Mr. Thomas in Main's addt
Hon. Verily wo want more houses
built to accommodate the people who
come to W hite Salmon.
Rev. Tandy has gone to Idaho on
business. His cIksb in music are anx
ious for his return.
Mrs. Cutlif and her little son ar
rived here last week. They are board
ing ut Mr. Stadelmau's.
School election was held iu the
school hull Saturday and one direct
or elected. Air. Hubcr and E. C.
Duncan rau for otHce. Mr. Hulier
was elected by a majorityof i.
Johnnie Hitchcock went to Lyle
Tho belies' aid society mot at the
homo ot their president, Miss Stadel-
man. there was a irood attendance.
Tho ladies worked on a quilt they are
getting ready tor thoir fair next fall,
A flue dinner was served by Miss
Mrs. Chapman was here again this
wook giving her class in music les
sons. Tune Wiers was out from White Sal
mon looking after his telephone sys
tem. Mrs. Bozo has gone to White Salmon
to spend a tew days with her niece.
Mrs. R. Sellingre's brother from
Montana is here on a visit.
The Bear valley bridge is complet
ed. Fay Tifts cut his foot epiite bad
ly wniie working on it.
Maude Bell and Mary Duncan spent
the dy with thoir little friend
Beatrice Byrkett Sunday.
Kd Sweetlaud is visiting friends at
Messrs. Keeley & Duboise have
completed a piece of grubbing adjoin
ing their old orchard.
Leou Ilaynes and family of Hood
River spent Sunday at Underwood
visiting relatives ami friends.
The logging company hopes to send
logs over the new chute this week.
Will Underwood injured his foot
while working on the chute and was
laid up a few days.
Mrs. Sorrcnscn was called to the
death-bed of her sister, Mrs. Winchell,
in Hood River valley last week.
Mr. Cash has completed a ueat little
building on his place joining Mr.
Robnrds land and expects to move his
family over this week and occupy ' it
until he can build later.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Thornton
were out driving Sunday and stopped
at the home of your correspondent to
injoy the fine view of Hood River
and the valley. If the Hood River
and valley people want to see how
really beautiful the valley looks, they
should bring their Held glasses anil
come over to Underwoond, and get a
glimpse of the grand panaorama
spreading far to the South with Mount
Hood looming up grandly in the dis
tance. I If you cannot eat, sleep or work, feel
mean, cross and ugly, take Hollister's
Rocky Mountain tea this month. A
tonic for all the sick. There Is no rem
edy equal to it. :5 cents Tea' or Tab
lets at C. N. Clarke's.
Our lino of samples aro in from Ed. V. Price and we aro taking
orders for Hurts to Measure. The samples are beautiful and fit
perfect. Price reasonable. Come and let us take your measure.
Does Your Shirt Fit?
We have a line of the best fitting Shirts,, both in Dress and
Work Shirts, ever shown in Hood Itiver. If you like your Shirt to
fit well, feel well and look well, get them of our line.
Our Ready-made Clothing
p R. 0. BrsQiQ Go.
Sentinel Jr., Bean, Pomona, Rochester, Fruitall
also Extra Hose, Nozzles and Connections.
A full stock of Plows, Harrows, Cultivators and re
pairs, (irubbincr Maehinos and Wir Cnble Wmnter Wind
Mills, Buckeye Pumps, Bolster
ports and llantord's Jmlsam of Myrrh. Extra Hugg
Tops, Cushions, ".Dashes, Polos, Shares, Singletrees an
Mr. llniley of Portland arrived in
Mosier ou Monday's train enronte to
his homestead ou Mosier creek, where
he will make necessary improvements
required by law.
A. P. Bateham has an increased
force of men ou his farm, having now
a crew of 11 men who are rapidly
putting tho land into condition for
strawberrios, fruit trees, etc. Mr.
Bateham has made many improve
ments upon his farm, causing the old
place to take on an appearance which
make it almost unrecognizable to
those most familiar with it.
On Saturday last u party of happy
Christian tudeavorers took the alter-
noon train to llood Kiver, at which
place thoy were royally entertained
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. ll. u.
liateham. The afternoon was spent in
a most dolightful ramble, viewing
d liferent points of interest about the
pieturesouo little city.
This part of the entertainment gave
strength to the appetite of the ru
deavorers, and on returning a sub
stantial, though delicately, terved
lunch was partaken of by all with
much relish. After business transac
tions were completed, the remainder
of the evening wag spent In games and
dilforeut amusements. One of which
proved most entertaining, was a word
transition contest, at which Miss
Dollie Mosier was successful iu win
ning tho prize, consisting of a dainty
Mr. Ogden, a traveling man recently
from the East, spent Sunday in Mo
sier. tie was charmed witn tue beau
tiful Columbia river scenery, and the
thritt of our little city.
Elder Dix of the Christian Advent
ist faith closed a serios of spirited
meetings on Sunday last. The elder
is an entertaining speaker and gives
erory evidence of a thorough acquaint
ance with the scriptures. Much inter
est was manifested in tho meetings,
and no one could attend one of his
meetings without feeling he had de
rived a benefit therefrom.
The Baptists are holding a series
of meetings in their new chnrch under
the direction of Kev. Spight, who is
pastor of this charge.
Ira Evans returned home from
Hood Kiver Sunday, where he had
been spending a few days.
John Carroll, who has been iu Port
land under medical treatmeut, re
turned home Sunday niwh improved,
aud anticipates a complete recovery.
Much interest was manifested in
the school meeting held last Saturday
for the purpose of voting bonds to
raise money for the erection of a new
school building the present site. This
not being agreeable to a majority ot
the voters, the result of the meeting
was a defeat of the bonds, SZ against
aud 8 for.
The citzens of Mosier are glad to
ste Mr. Bailey out atraiu, after several
mouths of confinement caused by a'
log rolling ou to him. '
N!'cnJ here vou hai
SUITS TO MEASURE
will be in this week and we in
selecting our stock looked over
several of the best and most up-to-date
lines of clothing, and de
cided on the celebrated Herman
Rothchilds line of Now York as
being the best fitters, best pat
terns and best made clothes ever
shown on this market.
received a full assorted carload of Urri
and Spring Wagons direct from the '
factory. If you contemplate purchasing a
new buggy or Spring Wagon soon, come and
look this stock over, and pick out what you
want. A complete "line of high-class and me
dium grade work, at prices that are right.
Springs, Hoyt's Tree Sup
Iron Age Harden
time to choose your
and choosing them
re a la raw variety to
select from than
your Implement wants, if they're satisfied hoiv
vou will have cause for reioiciii"' over their cost
and long wear.
Mrs. E. J. Nickelsen, her sou Ray
mond, and daughter Ruth have re
turned from East (irand Forks,
where they have been visiting frieuds
The peoplo of Belmont are making
I garden once more.
Miss Bess Isenberg was seen on her
farm in Belmont the last of last week.
A new irriagtion ditch is being dug
in what is as known as Mi-thodist
lane. This work is being done by the
Farmers Irrigation Co. This goes to
show that there will oe more irrigat
ing done in the valley this yearhan
there was done last year.
The members of the ladies aid of
Belmont will serve both dinner and
supper at Booth's store, March, 15.
They will also have full charge of the
clerical work of the store. Tho profit
on all sales on that day will be given
them by Mr. Booth. All are invited
to come both for dinner ud supper,
and don't forget your shopping bag.
The members of the aid will help you
to anything you wish in the dry goods
There will be preaching at the Bel
mont M. E. church Sunday, March 12,
both morning and eveuiug.
E. C. Rogers is going back to Ohio
to visit relatives and friends.
B. F. Barrett is building an addi
tion to his barn.
Mr. aud Mrs. Beruie Phelps and
sou Austin are visitiug the family of
A. L. Phelps.
Strawberries are commencing to look
green once more. The people are dig-j
ging up the old cultivator to make
preparations for weed killing once
Miss Frieda Prigge returned home
from Portlaud ou Saturday of latt
Mr. aud Mrs. Ilengst are both on
the sick list.
Miss Ida Stranahan left for Wasco
on Sunday. She went there to resume
her work in the school at that place.
C. C. Jantzeu is quite unwell at
the preseut time.
Spring work has commenced iu ear
nest in this neighborhood. Some of
the farmers are plowing others are
cleraing ground, and there is a gen
eral rush of preparatiou for putting
The Crapperites have organized a
weekly prayer meeting at the school
house. Services are held on Wednes
day eveuing of each week. We would
like to see it well sustaiued. It speaks
well for the moral status of our com
munity. Evangelists Coburn aud Brymer,
who did such faithful work iu this
part of the country during the pa.-t
winter, are now engaged in reviuil
work at Dufur.
John Jakku is proving his faith in
Strawberry culture by setting pl ints
iu his young orchard.
AtMrriiW ft IHM
was ever oiiered. Whatever
Fine Apples From Klickitat.
In Klickitat county, Wtu-hington, just
ticross t lie Columbia from 1 lie Mood
River valley, but in an altitude 1,000
feet higher than tlmt famous apple dis
trict, Washington farmers have dis
covered that ted checked l'ippine, Hen
l);ivis and other varieties ran be grown
equal to the Oregon product, and with
the additional advantage tlmt spraying
ia unnecetsnry, says the Portland Jour
nal. J. M. Botsford of Klickitat county is
in Portland with SO boxes of apples" for
exhibition at the Lewis and Clark fair,
lie lias refuted f '2 a box for them from
local dealers. 'The apples arc large and
highly colored and without sign of worm
or pett of any kind. Mr. liotslord as
serts that the Ines were not pprayed.
He says that the hills are preferable for
fruit-raising lierever the requisite soil
is found. Land is offered lienieeeekets
at Jit! toJ'iOan acie with improvements,
including small orrhardsin seme cases.
The only means of transportation Klick
itat county farmers- now have is t he
railroad to Lyle connecting with Itoats
running to Portland. This line he says,
is giving gncd service and doing much
for the county.
Berries In Bloom at White Salmon.
Charles Waters tells the (ilacier that
etrawlterry bluss uns were gathered on
two of the White Salmon ranches, Sat
urday, .March 4. Who will lie the first
to send in ripe berries?
The Washington leg:slatiire has pass
ed a bill creating Benton from the east
ern end of Klickitat and a portion of
lakima. itovernor Mend is said to be
favorable to the new county.
We know what all good doc
tors think of Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral. Ask your own doc
tor and find out. He will tell
you how it quiets the tickling
throat, heals the inflamed
lungs, and controls the
hardest of coughs.
Atit'. flifi-rj Pfi-forml l woll known In
flur lamlly. p think It I. the lust luediciu.
In the wurhl for coughs and cohls."
KATI It I'KTKit.M'S, l'eulunm. C.I.
One of Aer's Pills at bedtime will
hasten recev-s:y. Cently laxative.
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