The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, June 01, 1905, Image 7

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More berries are being sent out
from Hood River thin week, the
beinlith of tlitj terry teason, thun
were shipped at the name period last
year, uotwithstHinlinK a IW per cent
decrease iu the total ecrcage. This
is accounted for by the superior
quality of the berrien thin year. Bo
far the weather conditions have been
perfect for producing lare fruit, and
finer lot of trawtorries never be
fore left Hood Kher, than those sent
out thin season-.
lietween TCOi) und NtHX) crates were
ehipped Monday night, and even more
Tuesday night.
Early iu the reason, Manager Shep
ard of the Fruit Growers' union esti
mated the crop at 75,000 crates. Many
considered this too high an estimate,
but indications are thiH will be slightly
exceeded. Mr. Davidson of the
Davidson Fruit Co. (ays orders for
crate are coining in faster than big
factory can niett the demand. Two
Portland box factories are kept busy
manufacturing crates for the Hood
Hiver berry growers.
Early in the season, when Mr.
Davidson solicited orders for crates,
the growers underestimated their
crop, and failed to make their crate
orders large enough. Now at the
height of the season .the demand for
additional crates is greater than three
factories can meet. The factories ex
pect to catch up with the orders in a
few days.
Pickers have been a scarce article
thiHj'ear, and the want column of the
Portland papers has been liberally pat
ronized bv Ui local shipping associa
tions in an effort to secure pickers for
their customers.
The early patches i.long the Colum
bia and at White Saltuou are uearing
the end of the season, while in the
foothills the hen if s are just getting
plentiful. As work grows scarcer in
the early patches, the pickers move up
the valley to the later plantations.
Pickers are making good wages this
18 Cars of Herries Tuesday Sight.
Thirteen full cars of strawberries
left Hood River Tusday night, the
largest shipment ever made in the his
tory of the berry business in Hood
River. Then were express shipments
in addition to these 111 cars, whioh
brought tl e total numlier of cases for
Tuesday night, something between
8000 and IH'OO.
The days havo been very warm this
wek, with cool evenings. Tuesday
night there was a refreshing shower.
LOSS IS $600,000
Strawberry g; o vers of North Caro
lina declare tley have lost G00,000
this year tweans-e the railroads failed
to furnish stillicient refrigerator cars
to transport the fruit to the markets.
Speaking of Uib situation in that state
the Produce News, under date of May
111, has the following report from
"The loss of strawberry growers on
the undelivered crop grows larger
daily. Growers h::ve tiled claims
amounting to fi",0,LHKi, and the Ob
server of this city pluces the loss at
000,000. It is said the Atlantic Coast
Line contracted for 1750 refrigerator
cars, nud at time of writing only 50
had been delivered. The Armour car
lines will be held responsible for all
the losses. In faco of the fact that 15
or more northern agent s were on the
ground, eager to pay 'J to 15c a quart,
hundreds upon hundreds of crates were
allowed to perish for lack of shipping
facilities. Growers were gathering
15.1.00 to 20.1,00) crates daily and turn
ing th mi over to the station agent.
The a'tual Iihh amounts to 1180 car
loads, business is demoralized, ship
ping assoaiatious and clubs are on the
verge of colla ee nud growers see ruin
ahead. Ten luo.isaud hands were
brought in to pick the crop, receiving
81 a day. The bank of Chad bourn last
season 'took in 000,000 the first 70
days. This yeaf growers have not re
ceived money eno gu to pay one-half
their indebtedness on the present
Horry Losses in Missouri.
Delay iu delivering strawberries by
the express ci..: rallies in Kansas City
Is causing i.eavy Josses to growers in
that scr'ier'. es v ill bo seen in the
following New York Packer dispatch
from that city under dato of May lit:
"The loss to berry growers in Ar
kansas, Missouri and Indian Terri
tory, by reason of delay in delivery
by express companies in this city,
will be very largo. The Wells Fargo
Co. is blamed for poor service. Tis
is aiding the private car lines, al
though tbey have been complained ol
also. Fruit lias hern handled very
roughly, too. in haste to get rid of it.
nm Neosho berries sold at ?'J.50
and 1 a case, but t he bulK of choice j
fruit went at M.50 to if 1.75. The first
shipment of Missouri strawberries
left Snrcoxie on the ith, the earliest
date in the history of the industry."
The pinning mill owned 1 v McCoy &
Thomas, is shut down fur a few days
on areont of the berry seaon. It is the
intention as soon as the berry season is
ovr to open full blast. Muny improve
ments will be made and additional men
L. U. Ingram, snwer.fW the pinning
mill is ereeting a residence on bis new
ranch, two miles northeast of the city.
He will Boon move bis family from
Hood River It is bis intention as soon
as be has cleared toe land to set out
seven acres in trees
C. V. Chapman is running the bar
ber shop now. He has his residence
converted intu a modern first-class shop
and is enjnving a splendid patronage.
Mrs. Ueo'iw Matthews ami tier daugh
ter, Mrs. .Mattie Morgan of Gilliam
county, are guests at the home of Frank
A soeial dance wa given Saturday
evening in the bull. All had a splendid
time, and it is the intention to give all
ot her party this week Saturday. The
strawberry" season will close with a big
d nice ami all will turn in and ce'ebrate
the greatist harvest known to the
.T. A. Henderson, made a business trip I
to The Dalles, on Friday. . j
MissHnlda Hankin ol uoiueimaie, is
tiie guest of her brother, YV. W. Rankin.
Miss Rankin is teacher in the piihlic
schools, and will remain in the valley
during her vaction.
The bav bailers are now lii evidence.
The harvest has commenced in earnest
on the first crop 1-ast year .1. A.
Henderson secured five cr"P-, and the
first crp were inrerfered by high water.
This will undoubtedly lie one of the
big years in the hay line, owing to the
absence of high water.
As a result of F. A. Cram's recent trip
to Eastern Oregon, be has concluded to
incorporate his popular business with a
large working capital and will carry on
a general business making such change;
in his present system as seem best,
lietween now and" February 1, l'JOti, he
proposes to throw his entire line on the
market, and to realize as much cash as
possible and have his stock at the mini
mum before merging into the new com
pany. The new company will do business
on a much larger scale than Mr. Cram's
capital would permit bini. New depart
ments will be added, and such improve
ments made as the people of Hood
River will greatly appreciate,
Mr. Cram is the first business man to
make a two-page announcement in the
Glacier. His large ad In this week's
ptiper will be read with interest by the
Glucier's 7500 readers. The Glacier
assures these readers that Mr. Cram
means what he says, every word of it.
The bargains he offers are unparalleled.
Make a visit to bis store and see for
yourself. ,
Was Patient Sufferer to the Last.
Earl Simbnton, who died at his
home iu Hood River, Wednesday
morning, May 24, was born at Rich
Held, Ohio, October 28, 18711. He was
therefore, 31 years, six mouths and 26
days old at the time of his death. His
illness began with pneumonia and
measles. During the last eight months
of bis illness be was unable to be out
of bed. He was a patieut sufferer to
the last. The funeral services were
conducted in the home of the deceused
and the body was conveyed to the
Idlewilde cemetery where it was ten
deny laid away. As the casket was
gently lowered into the grave kind
friends sang softly, "Beautiful Isles
of Somewhere." The services were
conducted by W. A. Elkius of the
Valley Clrristiau church.
Mr. Simon ton spent his boyhood
days in Ohio. From Ohio he moved
to Colorado iu 1000. He became a
member cf the Christian church in
1805. He was married to Miss Flor
ence Abbot at Trinidad, Colo., in
1901, and immediately moved to Can
yon City.
Mr. Simontou did a great deal of
contracting, bis father ami brothres
working with him. In Canyon City
he superintended the construction of
about 80 houses. With IK) men under
his dircetion be bad at oue time as
high as 12 houses under course of
construction. He was not olny au ex
cellent carpenter, but au architect of
no mean ability, as a number of tasty,
well arrnaged houses in Hood River
and vicinity give evidenca. He drew
some of his best plans when near the
end of his earthly career.
The deceased leaves a devoted wife,
a father, a sister and two brothers to
mourn his departure. His mother
and his wife's mother both passed
away about one year ago. An infant
child was laid away iu April, 19011.
A good mau has gone to his eternal
reward. W. A. E.
Death of James (iraliam.
James Graham, an old and liiglily
respeeted resident of Hood River, died
at the family residence on last Saturday
morning, at the ripe age of 81 years, 2
months and Mi days.
Deceased was born in the isle of
Guernsey, March 11, 1824. When 23
years of age he crossed I be Atlantic for
the United States, and became a resi
dent of Rueiiie, Wis., where he was
married to Margaret Tostevin. Later he
resided in Chicago.
In 1H84, with his family, he came to
Oregon, and for a number of years lived
in the upper Hood River valley About
nine years ago he sold his farm there
anil moved to Hood Kiver, where his
latter days were spent in peace and
Mr. Graham was a most loyal and
highly-respected citizen, a kind and
cons'derate neighbor, an affectionate
husband and dutiful father. Although
his death was expected in the deep but
mellow eventide of life, yet his loving
and benign presence will be greatly
missed. Of him it may he said, Trulv,
a good and noble man has gone to his
wel'-earne l reward.
Funeral services were conducted at
the family residence Monday morning
by Rev. J. I,. Ilershner, assi-ti d by
Rev. SV. C Gilmore. Burial was nonle
at Idlewilde cemetery.
He is survived by a w ife and 11 v,-children.
They are A J. Graham G. W.
Graham and M . G. K Williams, of
Hood River; Mrs. V. 1(. Fifli, of Chi
cago, and Mrs. Chi s Hartsch, of Cal
gary, Canada. Tim children were all
present except Mrs. l'arlsi.h.
Death of J. M. Perkins.
J. .M Perkins, the old soldier who
was sent to the soldiers' home at
Rosebrug last winter, died there Sun
day, May 2-i. Funeral servics were
conducted at the M. E. church in
this city Tuesday, with appropriate
military services at the grave in Idle
wilde cemetery.
James Monroe Perkins was horn at
Salsbury, N. C, August 22. 18112. He
was married, to Miss Dannie Sorrel
about one year before the breaking
out of the civil war, when he enlisted
in the Slid Keutucky.serving through
out thu rebellion.
Comrade Perkins is survived by a
wife, eight children and 20 grand
children. The children are Mary Elsie
Loser of Salt Lake, Phoebe Ann Repp
and Nettie May Huckler of Hood Riv
er. Two eons reside in Idaho, two in
Wyoming and one in Kentnckey.
Mr.and Mrs. Perkins were both mem
bers of the Methodist church, having
united with this dennminatiou at Salt
Lake 12 years ago.
(Continued from Pair 1.)
We are having very pleasant weather.
Hood River strawberries are com
ing in slowly. N. D. Sanford went to
Hood Rher, Monday to secure a
supply for the local market.
A. Conner went to White Salmon
Monday to look after bis berry crop
Dr. Sbrouder is repairing bis drug
II. L. Osburn, our hotel man, is do
ing a good business, and feels satis
fled that be is located iu a good town.
School closed here last week, and
Mr. Isenberg and Miss Cramer lelt
the following day for Hood River.
Mr. Isenberg is in the employ of the
Fruit Growers' L'Dion there
Mrs. A. Hall went to Hood River
last week, returiug Saturday.
Charles Lee is still erecting tene
ment houses.
Examination) for Forestry Service.
Adolph Aschoff, supevrisor of the north
half of the Cascade forest reserve, an
nounces that civ 1 service examinations
for the position of forest ranger in the
forest service, department of agriculture,
will be held at, Hood River, Oregon,
August 9 to U, 1905.
Don't fail to see the new hats, latest
m des, on display at Rand's.
play soldiers on the field of life. It is
easy to be brave at a distance from
the smell of powder, but hard to lie
brave at the call of right. All to soon
will come the fluid taps lights are
out, and the final roll call.
"We live today not by tho survival
of the fittest, but by their sacrifice.
The country wr.s purchased in their
blood. And so we lay laural wreathes
on the graves of our honored dead.
"On a battle field of the South, a
young soldier lay dying. His com
rades slowly and sadly laid him down,
thinking that he no more would wake.
Straigteniug himtelf out, he said:
'Listen comrades, don't you hear it?
Hear the call of the roll ou high?'
Then with joyful cry he answered:
'Jesus, captain, here am 1.'
" 'Always faithful' is a motto writ
en on a tombstone in the sunny
South, erected over the grave of a
hero. It describes all true soldiers,
whether in times of war or peace. "
Rev. Mr. Chambers, reviewed in
brief the gist of his remarks and
closed with that line from Kipling's
recessional :
Lord God of Hosts, be with us
yet; lest we forget; lest we forget.'
Cast Flowers on the Water.
School children, membera of Canby
post, G. A. R. and women of the Re
lief corps gathered a the Grand Army
hall at 10:30 Tuesday morning, and
marched to the county bridge over
Hood River, where flowers were cast
upon the water in memory of the sol
dier dead.
On arriving at the bridge, the gath
ering sang "Nearer My God to Thee, "
after which Mrs. A. S. Mowers, com
mander of the relief corps, took charge
of the ritual work for the occasion.
This was followed by a prayer by Mrs.
Hansberry, chaplain of the corps.
The first stanza of America was sung
bv the assembly, and prayer was of
fered by Rev. V. C. Gilmore of the
Congregational church. Commander
Phelps of the Grand Army post deliv
ered a short address and cast a wreath
of flowers Upon tho water. The school
children then cast bexpiets of choice
roses and flowers on the waters of
Hood River, repeating in concert the
following lines:
"O, heroes of the ocean deep,
With hearts so brave and true;
With Hags and flowers and memories,
We will remember you."
The last verse of America was sung,
and a benediction rendered by Rev.
Mr. Gilmore. A return march was
made to the Grand Army hall, when
lunch was eaten, and the exercises of
Memorial day continued at Idlewilde
Decorate (iravtrs of Blue and drey.
The funeral of the old soldier,
James M. Perkins, was held on
Memorial day from the M. E. church,
Rev. W. C. Evans preaching a very
appropriate and touching sermon.
The pall bearers wore all old soldiers,
members of Canby Post, G. A. H. At
the grave in ldlowih'e cemetery Can
by post conducted the services.
Afterwards the members of the post
and Relief corps gathered at tho grave
of their late comrade, Daniel Ulougn,
where the regular memorial services
of the day were conducted, and there
the grave of every old soldier, includ
ing two confederates, were decorated
with flowers by the post arid corps.
The attendance at the cemetery
was tho smallest ever witnessed in
Idlewilde cemetery on memorial day.
Rev. W. L. Dillinger of Centerville,
Wash., accompanied by his wife and
sou, visited eld friends in this neigh
borhood a few days last week, lie was
pastor of tho Methodist church here
last year and was heartily welcomed
by his former parishioners. He
preached at the Clapper on Monday
Professor Arneson is building a now
packing house.
Elders Smith and Jackson of the
Moru on church were visitors iu this
neighborhood on Monday of this
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. T.
A. Vanaiisdale that was reported on
the sick list last week is improving.
MissGoldie Jones of Hood River
attended the Sunday school here
last Sunday.
Tho little white tents of the straw
berry pickers are in evidence again.
Norman Williams Must Hang.
The Oregon supreme court has de
nied Normnii Williams a rearing bo
fore that body, and unless the gover
nor exorcises his pardoning power the
convicted murderer of tho Nesbitt
women in the upper Hood River val
ley is a doomed man.
When tho news was received by Will
iams it is said tie straightened up for
a moment, folded his arms, as is his
wont, and was silent for a time, but
no visible change was noticed.
When asked if he was not ready to
make a statement, he answered : "Not
yet, I may say something later. 1 do
not want to talk to any one now."
lie spoke in n kindly way, and then in
a few moments walked to his cell.
It now remains for Judge Itradshaw
to re-sentence him, which it is liVely
will be done when the court convenes
in adjourned session. Thirty days
from that time Williams must hang iu
the yard at the county court house.
Iley oild (iie.-tioii, Williams has au
ticipnted for several days what the de
cision of the Supreme court would be,
for he has been arranging to make
disposition of bis real property and
personal effects. Monday he requested
County Clerk liolton to piepare n deed
to three lots be owns in Hellingham,
Wash., leaving the name of the gran
tee blank. This Williams iiifonned
the County Clerk be would fill in and
sig'j liefnre the day of execution, pro
vided the Supreme Court did not in
terfere. So far, Williams is maintaining the
coolness with which he had demeaned
himself ever since his conviction, and
is per fectly resigned to his fate.thoiigh
to those with whom be will converse
he insists that ho is innocent. Lately
he has been conversing with Father
Desmarais, Catholic priest, to whom
no doubt he has made a contession, if
so , he will not likely tell anyono else
of the crime for which he must now
hang. He will probably go the to gal
lows with the story of the murder of
Alma Nesbitt and her mother a secret
known only to him and his confessor.
Captures Chicken in the Flume.
A fat young chicken came sailing,
down the big irrigating flume at S. D. i
Garner's place one day this week. The
fowl was captured by Mrs. Mat el Re
mice, one of the berry pickers of Mr. i
Garner.and will be taken to ti e lady's
borne iu Portland as a souvei ir of her j
outing in the berry patches i f Hood.:
River. I
Don't be deceived
by what certain parties tell you ab.ut
They are grinding their ax, and you
may" feel its sharp edge.
See for yourelf
Go to the depot and examine the
White Salmon Berries
Compare them with any raised in Hood
Rier for size, firmness, color and flavor.
It takes more than a "Rocky Muff" to
raise such fruit.
Come and view our beautiful valley ;
we can show you the anil, climate and
location for first-class fruit and berries.
Just as good land as you will pay
twiee as much for w here you bnv repu
tation. Land that is Hire to advance in
value as our valley develops.
Call at the White Salmon I. niel com
pany, it is our pleasure to slmw stran
gers the valley.
White Salmon Land Co.
White Salmon, Wash.
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mm m al 11 i I
it the trail"
Mountain View j
Fresh bread, cakes and pies.
Made from Hood River Flour.
Dressed in one of those SWELL
PATTERN SUITS to be found at
We are the exclusive dealers for the celebrated
Stein-Bloch vSmart Clothes
Recognized by all careful dressers as the acme of per
fection. The moderate price at which we are offering
these goods should appeal to careful buyers.
Our superb clothing line is perfect and cannot be duplicated in this city.
Furniture, Stoves, Ranges, Crockery, Tin and Granite Ware,
Hit' Mount1 lurnishing line.
m lit 1 iii fact everything
We Exchange New Furniture for Old. Picture Framing. Furniture Repairing. Stove Repairing.
Cheapest Outfitters. O. P. DABNEY & CO , Proprietors.
Williams' Pharmacy
Corvallis, Ore., 3, 20, 1905.
Mr. G. E. Williams,
Hood River, Ore.
Dioau Sue
Tin1 sample
si at ion has In
tain !!).) per
while arsenic which you scut 1o (he
examined and it was found loeon-
of white arsenic. This, for all
practical purposes, would be considered pure.
Very trulv vours,
Notice to Contractors For Saie or Exchange.
Uh will he rci'i'lvi'il nit to June It) fur tin
' I'miKtrnrlhui of it. house P hi flint Nnvllh'H
tlotiH may "i wen on unit niter Suluritny,
i Mnv 1W, al ieo. T. I'rul her m odlee, or resilience
!of,l'. K. Jerome, on Ihe hill. I reserve Hie
right to releet miy or nil hhls.
j JK K. ', Hherrieh.
i Janitor Work
.Inn I tor work (tone nl reuroiuthle prleestiy
l ex pur teiieed num. Apply to K. W. rlUttW,
IMiolie H7.
A No 1 mure,
ponies: must lie
for llh. Wiiuoii
weight l.tiHI, for Hiimll team i f
irentle; nlso one Mlnehtrmk
M II. C. MeKamey, It. V.
Saw Filing.
All Winds til' mwx llli'il liy A. V. Chi-mIi'iim
rt'Nliti-ni'f HitulliweMi coriirr Hnrn'(i-Hlmim ml
illlliin, Hii1 HIvit H : 1 1 In. Wurk ilnno on
slum noili'c. .11 "
1'ring in your IV script ions.
Hardware Stewart's Furniture
."() ft warranted host all coupled up $1-
A full mortised, well painted screen door
The new I'niversal Steel Itanji'e is out, at '22
Cot ten felt mattresses, ruurantced, MO days trial... !
Heinmerich pillows, all feathers, each 1
11 new patterns in linoleum, ly yd. from (i.'c to 1
Fancy white decorated bowl and pitcher, the fair... 1
Silver metal knives and forks, per doz '5
Holers unconditional, guaranteed 1
Soap, Williams' shaving, .'5 for
Pocket knives, warranted
Shovels, all steel, solid shank 1
Handles for every tool made ldc to
Paper for builders, per roll .")) ft
Malthoid roofing for all flat roofs, per si 2
Star shingles, to close, per M 1
Wood fiber plaster, per ton H
San Juan and Pouch Harbor lime bbl. .ftl NO, 1
Porch columns, each
Bed, iron, of newest patterns .f.'JO 00 down to
Sewing machines, washing machines .10 to 40
Our aim is to furnish everything for building, fur
nishing and operating a home. Our prices
absolutely guaranteed against
any market. We invite the
most careful com-
Hauling, Draying, Baggage Transferred, First
Class Livery Turnouts Always Ready.
Phone 1. '51.
Davenport Bros.
Lumber Company
Have opened an up-to-date
On River St., 4 Blocks West of Depot,
and will carry a complete line of
Building" Material,
Doors, Windows,
Lath, Mouldings,
The very finest line of
ebrated Chickenng, 1h
Pianos, from the eel-
reiionned Weber
fine Kimball, which is used ant
purity of tone ami easy act ion, tin
known tor its
the line of
Stoves Stewart's Crockery
Hobart M. Cable, ami on down
Pianos to suit your means ami pocket book.
I'.e sure to write for terms, or come ami see
The Dalles, Oregon.