CRAM, the LEAPiSMa CLOTHIER i! Top Coats The Paddock New Raincoat We show a line of these perfect fitting garments one-third less than Portland. of every description, color, weave and lining. Our prices are a joke to anyone who has priced elsewhere Men's Furnishings That's where we shine. More value here for less money by 33' than Portland stores will sell equally styl ish goods. OUR INCORPORATION SALE puts reliable Clothinor, Shoes, Wool Underwear f Rrandcgi Kincaid & I. Wood Copyrighted, 36 BRIEF LOCAL MATTERS. Rubber heels at Donovan's. Shingles. See us for best Oregon Lumber Co. prices. Mantle, wall and cookoo clocks on asy terms at Clark's. Use Williams' anti-septic hair tonic and keep off gray hairs. Sidewalk lumber. Delivery same day order is received. Oregon Lumber Co. I guarantee a tit in glasses. Clarke, the optician and jeweler. The Troy laundry does good work; you know that. To make room for new stock all cut plans will he closed out at cost. Clarke the jeweler. Do you use Lath? (let our price and compare it with that of competitors. You will make money this way. Ore gon Lumber Co. Well, don't you see that if you wish to see well, you should see Clarke the optician. Guaranteed work in glass tilting. Closing out all but millinery, Knnrp. Now that all important question is settled the next thing is the ring a fine new line of engagement and wedding rings, l'rioes right. Ciarke the jeweler For surveying, see John Lelaud Hen derson & Son. All watch, Clock and jewelry repair work guaranteed by Clarke, the jeweler Every man owes it to himself and his family to master a trade or -profusion. Kcad the display advertisement of the nix Morse Schools of Telegraphy, in this issue ami learn how easily a young man or lady may h am telegraphy and be assured a position. Hard wood baskets for picking apples, only fide at McDonald's. (io to Mr. Onthank for abstracts and notarial work, renting and collecting. Legal papers carefully drawn. Do you me Napthu soap? 5c per bar at, McDonald's. .-lines at manufacturer's cost, Knapp. Mr. Jiartmess is on a cash basis. Kor work w here satisfaction is guaran teed, patronize the Troy laundry. Agen cy at O. K. barber shop. Ladies' hand turned and sewed shoe work a specialty at T. II. Donovan's, across from William's l'harmacy. All work strickly first-class. Those contemplating putting in wheat this fall should see the Hood liiver Milling Co. lirst. In order that their patrons may take advantage of the discount allowed on bills paid before the tenth of the month, the Water and Light Co. has arranged to keep their ollice in the Davidson building open till 8:30 p. m. the first, ninth, tenth and every Saturday even ing of each month. Groceries, flour and feed at Lamar & Dunn's Men's hats and shirts at wholesale price at Knapp's. GET IN THE HABIT OF TRADING AT Mat Board and Hindinf? for mounting pictures. Anew lot of very pretty styles and colors just received. Tissue Paper riain, crepe and f.incv, for baskets, flowers, lamp shades, etc. All colors. Little prices Fancy WorK Materials Time to commence your Christ mas work. Stamped Doilies, cen ter pieces, stand covers, silks, nee dles, lace materials, handkerchief and collar patterns, sofa cushion tois, etc. Little prices Infants' Wear We make a specialty of this line. Under-wta-, hosierv, mittens, sacqnes, taps, shoes, 'moccasins, bootees, Isiork pants, HUirK moi mor ' sheeting, dia(er cloths, cotton Manuel, etc. Little prices 1. k WI f Braiulwce. Copyrighted, 1905 Kincaid & I Wood. Mayes Ilros. get a fresh supply of meat every morning. Mayes Bros.' meat market has been supplied with a cooling fountain fur keeping vegetables fresh and clean. litiv your vegetables where they come fresh as from the garden. John Leland Henderson and son are equipped with two tiurley transits and will be ready to do surveying for the next two months. l!ut s per day are f and $10. Watch our windoWB for Kail Styles. Mmk. Auhott. All persons knowing themselv- ose be indebted to Fruhn iv: ileaton are ret quested to pay same at my ollice within 10 days from this notice. K. II. 1 Inrt wig. Remember Rigtis' slice shop, next door to McGuire's meat market. All work strictly first-class. Also boots and shoes made to order. Don't forget the new shoo simp across from William's l'harmacy. All work strickly first-class. Call and examine, my new line of watches. I can save you money. Clarke, the jeweler. Watch the Troy grow. Patronize home industry by buying ranch butter at McDonald's. Shoes half soled while yon wail in 20 minutes. All work Hint-class and guaranteed. Ladies' sewed soles mid (). Sullivan's rubber heels a specially. Donovan's Shoe Shop, opposite Wil liams' pharmacy. Chicken dinner at F.instniiu's every Sunday. All the latest styles I'liotos at the Dei I. Studio. Fresh Olympla ami Eastern oysters al the Gem Candy Kitchen. See that dandy line of Folders at tin1 DeitZ Studio. Fresh vegetables, butler and eggs at McGuire liro.-. For rent Two or threi good houses, furnished rooms for light housekeep ing, or nicely furnished house for a short time. See W. J. linker. MeGuirc Urns, have an up-to-date meat market, clean and neat, and solicit youi patronage. Their meats are the best, and orders tilltd promptly. I'huno Main 7111. Some men upend their nion-y and time for things : others invest lime and money. Invest in a season t icket to the lecture course and you will make an in vestment in yourself. Tickets for the entertainment course on sale at Clarke's drug store, Monday, October tl. Season ticket!' $1 .Ml; 'sin gle admissions r0e; children bric. No charge for reserve seats. Two-quart combination hot water Ii. l tie and fountain syringe guaranteed for one year. Only $1.,V) at Clarke's. F, G. Coe, the carpenter, will move his shop October :!:! to the Dallas build ing on fourth street, between Oak mid River streets. Cloves D you are I oking for a L"-od pair of gloves that you can get lots of w ear out of, conn- to u ; that's the kind we sell. F"r warmth, wear and looks we've g it 'em skinned to deate. Racine Feet for little and Tbev are tictter to use than Ki much da'iiing. You can only get the genuine at this store lOc pair Drapery Materials for curtains, couch covers, shell cov ers, etc. Silkaline, figured and tinted, for sasb curtains, brass up holstery nads, curtain rods, etc. Little prices Pretty Dishes. We take a special pride in this department. ui can bIwh)- find something new here. Cups and saucers, ten sets, plates, individual pieces, c. d ore 1 glasswa'c, eie., in large as sortment at ' Little prices Hats, Shirts, Hosiery, Sweaters, etc AT WHOLESALE PRICES We save you fully one-third on all your Wht. t oatiit. A big line of Mackinaws and Lumberman Supplies just received. We have the Goods, and i if The Gem Candy Kitchen makes fresh candy every day. Do not waste money buying a pool ly finished fruit jar, but get tie.' genuine Mason jar at McDonald's. For Ken1 A de: irahlo house down town. Inquire at Knapp's store. Wanted To excliairje o-aen finit lb, d farm, well imp liiver for rr-i.ti :'ivel an 1 lira r tc ill eil,-. Apply to ( ! I . I 'n'i . r s ni & Co. el.''-, i. ii i 1 1 , all inn I -r -I vo miles fi-ein ,.d i s i-I.M red, .'lie rre or i'.i h v ii I.elaMe limber, .n Ii Ii ne ir lesiilcnce of ,-: ,.(. r-:! -i in .1 1 le, 1 n- 100 acre lie cel. rigation dil h rv liiver ; si-. : . s chard ; gi . Ui-. Also four li.'.s on (Tinrles l '"tier: quire of John I I Wnnted To I ' improved i-i i 1 !:. Ilo. d liiver vclVi at Win e . ,!,. ,. I Henderson, len acres of part Iv I :i buildings etc., in i v . r iuipr-iveii acreage o . or ':li llic counlv, A p. ly to Geo. I). Cn'l- W n s 1 1 1 J e -1 ' bet'tsoli A ( Order your supplies at once for mince riieal, tin I not " it until the day you want to ii'o it This will insure having it on hand (or um hen vou want it. .Mi-lll'l'lil-: I'.KOS. It is to y nr MilereM to refer to Mr. l'.irlines-' ad under the new sy.-tem. .Ni.ticr. Th" r g Jnr annual meeting of the ll. ii.l Riv.-r Fruit Glowers' 1'uion will i e held . a' in .lay, November 1 1 , at 1 p. in. in "i-an I. all. Hood River Fruit Grow, r-' I'nio i, V.. II. Shepard, Sec'y. For Sale at a Sacrdice l'i te. n e r.'s eloseiu on the Fast side. G I p, i hind; inn.-l sell. What will yov g i 1 .r it'.' For parliculars sec II. M. AlUIOTT. For Sale. One safe, c ist fidO; will s. II for if 1 7."i. One oil tank, cost $):; vv ill sell for $L'.". Large counfe.- scale, cos sell $lo. Oeo 1'. Crowell. Bids Wanted. Notice is hereby given that the board of directors of ichor l district No. bl of lloodli ivor, Whsco county, Oregon, will receive bids f ir the car penter work fir the consti net ion of a school hoiiro U)tl fur snid district to be constructed in accoi ilance w ith the plan and rq.c rilical ions t hen of. Heal ed liids'lor such work will b received lit the ollice of the boaid nt the resi lience of ,1. !!. Steele), clerk ill said district, till Saturday, t he 2t h dav of Octobei. i'.i'.o, bt the hour of 1 o'clock p. ill. The hoard reserves the right to reject any and nil bids i'lans mid specilicatiens may be seen at. I lie ollice of the clerk in said district. .1. R. Sri.l.IJ:, Cicrk. V. K. Hacked, and V. ,1. Sir.itli of Wolverine. Mich., were in liio city yi steiday looking up locations, and were being shown iibont the city by Will Rand. THF BIG STOHE WITH LITTLE PRICES J-Ion's Shirts -toe i ind ih t W - :!ll ! .1 . 't -'C'W 'I !' ; n eli lieeie, o .1 ii, a-, -.'.V.-, ', I,, ... Sleeves 50eeaell IfandKcrchicfs. Ue have l! o-t i .-aut.f il line of hand- kelihiefs f.r holiday- ve leue ever had. ,lii. I ie n, S.vi-s and mii-'in embroidered, silk initial, fioev beideis and plain hein stilc'lied, i-oii, 2 cen's to $1.50. See t belli. For your Uird ilrass and painted cages, elia.ns, s). rings, hooks. eed enis. baths, bird s j in packages, bird gravel with cut tle bone, ete. Little prices Hardware. Whit's tie-use ot paying more for hinge, pad locks, halllllie-, hatele'ts, faws, axis, shell' I r ! "'s, M- -ws, wire cutter?, h o s, p'y.o- and a hun dred other arm b-that yoil need occasionally, when yii can get themhereat. I.i't i.riee- Date J R. J. Melsaae of Mount Hood hum i transacting business in the city, j Tuesday I Joseph Vogt was in The Dalles Sun day to attend the football game be tween the homo eleven and The Dalles team. Mr. and Mrs. (iildersleve, after un extended visit with Mr. and Mrs. ti. R. Castner, left Saturday morning for their home in Jackson, Mich. K. H. London and C. F-. Rowers of Rnrtland spent Saturday ami Sunday on their fruit farm in Mount Hood valley. They returned to Portland early Monday morning. Adolph Aschoff, of Mm mot, Clnck ainaH county, superintend! nt ottho north half of the Cascade Forest Re serve, spent Sunday iu Hood River, in enntcioneo with Doug Langille, a member ot the forestry service. H. D. Shelley of Odell advertises in another column that. he is in position to supply winter pasture south of The Dalles for a number of horses. .Mr. Shelley expects to leavo hero shortly after the lirst of the month with a band of louses, and insures careful handling of the animals while in transit. Friday morning Mrs. V. 1 McFvvrn went to her Hood River farm for a uliort time. For a time she fearod on account of change of headquarters for railroad men that they would bo com pelled to " ove to Portland, but bus now decided to remain here and occu py their, new homo now under couiso of construct ion. Chronicle. An inverted digit, in last we k's re count of the annniil meeting of the Farmers' Ditch Co., caused the im pression that Mayor lilmvers ree ived but 0H4 votes for re-election ns a inemb.ir of the board of director!, whereas the figures should have state.) '.Ml 2 Kvery stockholder present cast his vote for Mr. Mowers. Fj. C. Miller ami son Raymond oi Mount Ilo id left Monday afternoon for Pi rtlautl, where , specialist tliinkn postilily with a slight operation he can restore sight to the injured eye of Master Rnym ml, who lost the tips of two fingers and a thumb and possibly an eye by the explosion of a dynamite cap which he held in his hand. Tom Kiunaird is new a member of the Tiansfei and Livery Co. N. II. Jordan disposed of his stock in the company to Lou Morse, who in tin n transferred tho same to .Mr. Kiunaird I he three members of this firm are Lou Mcii-e, Norman Young and Tom Kiunaird. Mr. Jordan has no definite plana just yet for the future. Tho White Salmon Transportation Co., which intended to operate a ferry boat between here and the north bank of the river, concluded after u day and a half that there wasn't bui -iness for two companies and depar'ed with the White Flyer for the lower Columbia. The expenses for tho two days' run here was far iu excess of the cash receipts. Wind liiver Lumber Company, Chm carlo Locks, has closed its mill for the next three months. The reason of the shut down is duo to the fact that the State of Washington conducts a sal inm propagating station on Wind liiver and for three weeks each year the stream is given over to the Fish Commissioner, and log driving opera tions are suspended. H. M. Abbott returned Monday afternoon from Mosier, where he is er -cting a residence on his fruit farm. Mr. Abbott savs property is incrtns iug in value at Mosier. a huge amount of Portland capital having been ii -vested there during th" last spiiug an I enmmer Tho land there is i spi c hilly adapted to fruit, and many sie goiug extensively into the business. James Cooper of Rowena was iu Hood River Tuseday, to see about the purchase of a band of sheep from the Davenport Hroa. Mr. Cooper owus a ranch at Rowena, where he has plant ed 20UO peach trees this fall. Ho also has a farm at Mount Hood, whort he will set 1") acres to apple trees. The l.r acres are already cleared. Ho might clear five more this winter and set out tho entire 20 acres in apples. D. L. Davidson of Willow Flat, president of the Dukes Valley Liter ary society, reports that the progn in coinmitt-e, owi-igto si' kness, was un- r. pared at last Saturday's meeting. The question box vas opened, and sime good dhc-iiB'ons were had. Next Saturday there will le a debate on the subject ; "iien.lved. That ti e printing press has done mere to civil ize the United States than the rail- MBs. i he debaters are: Atlirtnative J. O. Cameron, Will Durham, U. W, we sell X. .-. a a Murphy. Neg.'l ie A. T. Do.ba ' .Murk Cameron, the I'm I member yet ! to bn chiiscii. ' Will I-;. Sherman m mt la-t ueek in ! Salem, his t'oi nn r l;..u,e, I W. R. Winnie- v. a- 1 1 . i; ,m i ino bus- i iness in Cortland la t v.. . I,. Miss bh l Wond-Aoilh I. honed la-t ! week from n time woo!,-' i- it in! Cortland. Henry llm-kctt . t 1 t.:rii a Hying v isil, to hi, f ! !. i , I la, i y llackett on Salin.h.y ., las! wael,, Mr. and Mi A . I . er in I'm t hind hot wei i, to ;,; : u i t l.e per ' lor in ii n i' of lieu I'm it. tne Manpiiiiu Gum. I. . I A Highland Kan-. Vi h-tte reach i ed the I loo, I Kb i r p,, . ei'iee w it hunt. I mi adress. Tho own. r may have the I same culling at the Glacier ollice. liev. !'. la. Iiillinutoo, eorresponing i .secretary of t he o. ( '. M, ('. will i preach nt the Valley Clnislian chinch' next Sunday tuoriiing at II o dock, W. G. Flint, jr., reached a very able sermon in the I'liiiarian chinch, Sunday morning. In tl." allernoon he conducted sei ice.-, at the ('rapper school house. A. W. King hint oi eoiitiir ed bis subscrii t ien to 1 l e l i li.eii i- I., caiiso this paper lias, been .lev . i in-.' too much : space to suit him I., . -'ii the world I what a gi. i id o 1 1 1 ; i " I i i o.l Riv er is. Phillip Ki-liiis mi. iu loan Monday to extend his sub imioii another j year on the ( . I ici.-i . i ! i . K ol las says j that of the v aiioie. I i r I Isii papers he ; ( akos, the. Glacier i In - la . m -ilo, and one he could not ,1 1 .b. ii Innil. J. R. Nickel-en, the vehicle and im plement man, has leeched a display horse, which make, an a! ! r,,et i , e window-exhibit, v In ii hari i .M il and at (ached to one el ill , taney rumibollti.. j Mr. Nickcben u i ' i I n e :i glass f ront i in his warehouse on I'oaith street,! and otherwise imp oo 1 1 o ,-l re. j II. H. Cralh. i arrived in Hood Riv- j er Thiirsduy morning from .Monmouth, where he bus been vi -it inc. his mot her tor several weeks. ,r:, 'i .. ; t,t r tell here last spring I'm I !. I! , u"1 am, where he says ho spent m-voii m i K- in a hos pital siill'ering from an X aa, of pneu monia. W. (). Sanders. A Co. -1 . i i t - I the pbuteiers, .Inset h I in.ier .-, Hon, all work on the Slici mini co!!t:i 'n this week. font i net oi S mi, h i i e--! s to , have this dv illiug ton, a I. I wiliiiij a fow ibiy,-. Work I fi-".:r in:; nii'e. ly wit h I be new re.- idem e V r. Sand- 1 era is en el 'nig lor A. ('. .-a, ai.-u hii-li is also ready tor t ! e ! i-tei . r-'. Till) inelll I ers ol lie ,1 u ; i i Guild of j the episcopal clii.ien n i i unlav evening at t ho i oy In Wait on, wheio they pi for tho annual hay nil', take place I he lil t w. e her. Nest. Mm i, v i young wim . "' homo of ,W i ; A ('hill .ge ' - or. 'HI I'd land Jon i ii. hr.. Ian tho t bird .1 ricf . ..i i of Tho l,il'.. 1,1 iia.' n from Miss I :ni I . C:. .. .:' Mi-s I ii I-. , 1 u oi k . I n h is to i : I leeen, II the : ! He , . . r i 1 1 i t.. . Iia. I': It, it-.-t in .ee.le Cl ile la a!.T-!,p . i of Tin. - !'".', Hi a .,r be , tdla i : !, 1 1 . 1 i ii Dalles. Mi votes and . ( '. at - I 'i ind, I. living Riclini d.-im t Ins dist rid Mr. and .". ed Tile: :a accomp; i, ii .1. W. S, !!.' trnde R. s ret 111 ll- ;; t;i,s ' t .1 1, or, . ( ;, i-. I ;. pi e I a at, i. boii.-e. I '- ' I ' ' tef 1 a t. s he is ! is hrni en irl mi n'ii l . ! . 'I , i ped .-. i. 'J r ivi I r- : I'. ml ei pie who live i ! ; : I... i . - ,,v :l Io. .I,s irood to .o i I 'ie . t ol'.i'll ill inak i un ile ; I , i ri , .- o a I o . . .-. o the river, l a'. 111. fl. I ! the poltauo road. i':i ta: ' .;!, ' o i ar.-oes of wheat Iriv.- 1 ' i e . . ami the tra- file bids tan 'i I... in. :.r. Other i steaiiiet s w ill i c ! 1.1 ,.. ! iver us soon as j rat t n- ' , i ; . i I lie i i.ilb s Chronicle. II. W. H ' m Ih" it Fri day so, -kin; i . i . ' ' lor an injured I :p, !.;!, i ' 1 1 ' -''iny, I the ej litnier i f a . a .' i :i " 1 i'!i! j I ile' .V r. Sehiityer v : - i It h si , than t .vo le. t ti ,.:n la . . , . )' r. Seilillper did no! i o: a i I a.- i . j II y o very i i c- ' 1 l.e turned to i, a! ;: n I ', nays, but within the b si fe.V .iaV hi . hip hi s i been Kivim; bi n n ii; !-r;.l In pain. Mr. Si-Hiiiy r la.s move I a. ;t h I. is fam ily from 'I rout Lake ami wills end tlie winter at liinnin. I I i ' i j 1. ii:!MM 111 Brandecee, Kincaid & Wood. Copyrighted, Millinery Clearance Sale. BELOW COST GENUINE BARGAINS Street I lilts, Tailored HtTocts, French Sailors all good sli;iie,styles. From $2.00 to $1.."0 values, now fl.00. Don't forget sale on hi'h gradt; Ostrich l'lunieH. Your choice from the best stock of Shoes in town at cost. Broken lots below cost. Iron clad school hose at cost- H. IC. JudKe, aKoiit for the Valvo limi Oil Co., was seeuriuu orders iu Hood River Monday. A mnrrhiKo licenso was Rranted Tuesday morning to J. A. Fawuott of Grass Valley and Sarah 1). Woygandt of Hood River. Mrs. J. M. Sprigs of Mill A, at Chonowith, sull'ereil a broken arm last week, and was in Hood River Tues day for treatment. The broken mem ber had swollen severely. Members of the W. C. T. U. are re quested to meet at the Cmi;refational church at il o'clock Tuesday after noon. The subject for the weekly dis cussion is: "Loyalty to tho Work. " Harry Moo and bride of Dayton, Wash., wore quests during the week of Mr. and Mrs. A. 1). Moe. Mr. Hany Mod is associate editor of tho Colum bia Chronicle, at Dayton, a city of :;."iiHl population. Mrs. Louise Goddard left Friday ii i 1 1 1, for 1'orfliind, where she noes to take charge of the department of physical culture ami to assist in tho elocutionary department at the West ern academy of music ami oratory. She will remain in Cortland during t he winter. Waller Walton, recently of Pitta burs,', U in lb, od River on a visit with his mother, Mrs. Walton, who resides i i the Arnold eottiiKo in Coo's addi tion. Mr. Walton Is a brother of Mrs. Murray Kay. Ilo may decide to .-pend the winter here. Teams were busy the II rat of the week hauling a carload of rolled bar ley and wheat to the farms of tl. D. Woodworth and Robert Jones, who purchased a carload of ttie feedstulf at, Grass Valley, Sherman county. The ear contained about l'i tons of sTiiin. I'iro resulting from a defective flue destroyed the residence of Thomas Goss on Methodist lnie last Saturday afternoon about 4 o'clock. The daughter, Miss May, was alone at the lime, al tend iug to chores at the ban. Neighbors caine to her assistance , and some of the furniture, including tho kitchen range, was saved. The loss will amount to about MM. Mr. (Joss was absent, visiting his son and daughter in Kastern Klickitat county. J. P. liarnett, who was iu the city Wednesday morning, reports that Supervisor Woodworth has placed a Imee of men at work on the road in Methodist lime, where they are gravel ing the north end of the road and lin ing up mud holes elsewhere. The road bed constructed by Supervisior Wood wort h lust year is wearing well, and when this mile of work ia completed it will represent one of the best roads iu the VHlley. The local chapter of the Order of Kastcru Star held its annual chicken pie supper in the banquet hull of Tie mini temple, Tuesday evening, the occasion being a celebration of the lJth anniversary of the establishment of the order in Hood River. Worthy patron, C. D. Thompson, presided as toantiiuister, and several very instruc tive talks were listened to Ham liart- mess, not being eligible as a Star, was introduced as the tail of a comet, and replied to tho introduction with befit ting humor. ii 0 o 1905.-, Carl ami Henry Jantzen re erecting a commodious dwelling house ou their ranch. Mrs. Henry Oleson, who waa over from Underwood yesterday, report her uow hotel Hearing completion. Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Davidson have again taken up their residence In town, having moved iu from tboir Willow Flat farm. Kldor J. W. Jenkins, formerly pas tor ot the Valley church, arrived Wed nes'ay noon from Portland, on his way to his home at Athena. " Mr. and Mrs. 1). S. Nelson of Lar I m ore, N. D., were guests during the week of Mrs. George P. Crowell, and Mra. Nelson's brother, Will Sheets. Mr. and Mrs. John Sosey and child ren ot Canton, 111., arrived Saturday with the intention of making Hood River their home. Mrs. Sosey and Mrs. II. F. Davidson are sisters. A baby girl but a few-days old was left on the door step of the home of Mrs. ladith Sprackleu, Sunday night at The Dalles. The foster mother is already the mother of five little ones. The Davidson Urns, farm at Willow Flat will turn off this fall between tiOO and 1000 sacks of line potatoes, Tho potatoes are being stored for the present in tho warehouse of the Dav idson Fruit Co. Councilman J. K. Hand left yester day for The Dalles, where as a mem ber of the sewer committee of the city council ho will roview the county rec ords to secure a complete list of the property holders of this city. II. S. Hudson, supreme master Artisan, was iu Hood River last night and addressed a large audience iu Artisan hlal. Mr. Hudson baa attain ed considerable of a reputation as a hiimorou speaker, and his remarks are always appreciated. The following party left last night for lilnlock on a duck shooting expe dition: J. II. Nickelsen, F. E. Jack son, Hurt Stranahau and Kdgar Wright. Mr. Wright went up in ad vance and secured transportation for the party to the hunting grounds, i.nd camping places. Frank liutton and Cecil llolmau ineexpeuted to join the party later. Ducks are reported ery plentiful. H. W. Simpson, clerk at the Hotel Wauconia, returned yesterday from his ranch at Mosier. He reports many improvements at that place, among them : A ue barn 40xK) for Mr. j Stokes, also a new house lHx.'IO. Mr. Stokes has slashed bix acres, which lie will plant iu the spring to apple trees. Gotten Trefz is rebuilding the dwell ing destroyed souio time ago by tire. Mr. Finny has slashed and burned four acres, and erocted a neat cottage enclosed with a picket fence. Mr. McVey has a large crop of vegetables of all kinds, and a second crop of straw dierries, some of which Mr. Simpson gathered himself. Thomas ia erecting a new lxtru. Winifred dinger of Hood River Is busy clearing land on his homestead, and will set au orchard iu the spring. Have Vou Sprayed Vet I Get your material of Clarke and save money.