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HOOD RIVER GLACIER, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1905.
It teem to me that idfut steps
should tie taken (or the purchasing of
a rock crusher. It has already been
demonstrated what good roads cau be
u mle with rock and gravel, but the
it; I; broken up and then put on the
lend would be eeu much better than
gravel. It will take a email tax on
each taxpayer in the valley, but what
is that iu coiupai iwou to good roan a.
It would Mutually save tiiouey to the
farmer. He would mnke better time
going to towu and his berries would
not be shook up iuto a jelly. If there
in a good roadti committee why not
call a meeting of it, t hen if there is
no giod roads con .nikue, the Com
mercial Club can cult a meeting, then
we will know tho sentiment of the
peoplo of the valley.
II. C. McKfin.ey is a very busy man
with his grubbing machine. It seems
as though he was turning the earth
right up. II. C. tays bis little team
and cable cau move any root and it
looks that way to me.
Mrs. W. Nichols aud baby have re
turned homo after boing out on the
homestead tor several weeks. VV ill of
course, will be at borne for the holi
days and eat Christmas pudding.
Why do yon spend your money for
that which is not bread and your la
bor for that which satislieth not;
listen unto me whilst 1 tell you that
you cau buy shorts aud barley just
as cheap at Rockford as any place,
save time, money and axle grease by
calling at Rockford.
Joel Hloimt brought in a strawberry
plant in full bloom, last Friday.. Joel
says that if that was in Colorado, they
would blow it up. Yes, they might
do that but they cannot raise Ho id
Kiver strawherries iu Colorado, neith
er ran they rai?e anything liko our
Ho wind Shoemaker has completed
the grubbing contract and has pulled
out of the liurrett district aud with
his outfit hs goue on the eat side to
On Saturday, December 23, at 10
o'clock, there will be an election held
for the purpose of levying a tax for
school purposes. Also to consider the
question of building more school room
at the Barrett school.
J. T. Harnett says he just put in
two good solid hours one day last
week, pairing a horse's foot and took
out a few corns and now the old plug
foels a heap better. Yes, of course,
J. T. can do tbo work if you only
give hiui the chrmice and by the way,
J. T. ia very reasonable in charges.
M. Dumas will be one of the big
strawberry growers in a year or two.
He has the acres iu now, aud got the
ground ready for live acres more. In
the spring he will put in about ten
uores of apples.
W. II. Duikue is finishing the new
school bouse iu district 43. He has
made a very nice job of it considering
The ranchers are making lots of im
provements up he o this winter, the
weather bating been tine for all kinds
of farm work.
V. S. Tower lus built a new wood
shed aud a new barn, or at least he
has made stanchions in the side of
his baru, to that us the bay is fed out
be can move the stanchions a little
V. S. tiribble is jumping sideways
these times, getting bis holiday goods
ready for sale.
Mount Hood is coming to the front
very fast. It ia only a matter of a
short time when wo will make people
open their eyes and respect Mount
Hood, as a dairy country, also as a
fruit couutry, as it has passed the ex
perimental stage. As for vegetables,
although we don't raise- them so large
that two policemen can sleep on one
beet up here, jet it is bard to beat us
in all kinds of vegetables.
As for dairying, M. Dumas Gas one
for you. He is milking three cows and
shipping the cream to Hazelwood, aud
on the 11th i f December, he got bis
cheek for f.Xio. How is that? All
tho rest of us who me shippiug cream
are well plowed with those returns and
are giing to try and he better fixed
for the 'business by another year.
There ate ubont seveu shipping cream
with a prospect of more going in in
the spring:- .
W. 11. Marshnil will set ut about
20 acres to apples net spring and set
berries between the rows. With the
railroad iu reach of us we are hound
to grow and land can be had ut ulmost
auy old price. Haw laud is very cheap
ami tho Koil o believe is superior to
the soil in the lower valley. On an
ateraKO it cm. ua cleared tor about $30
N. H. llhiuy and Mrs. Statk of
Milwaukee, Or., came up ou the Btage,
Sitt-rday, to look over the upper
Quite a iiinuler ficm this place
weut to Hood Kiver to meet with the
United Artisans. Some returned
Suuday morning aud some not till
evening. All said they had a good
The Orego-i Lumber company gave
an order lor lun-bor, which will be
u.tid in coiistuicting the large mill
near Winaus City, to Kelly & Wish
urt. We can hear the buzz cf the saw,
Many think that Jarre.- Davidson is
a little late iu the season with his
straw hat. Jim says it is all right
since he gave it a coat of paint.
O. Freder.bnrg took dinner with
Jeste Davidson Sunday.
Floyd Ilefs and Fred WUhart at
tended the entertainment at Odell
Friday evening. Fred said the best
part of it wa the walking borne, while
F, B. went to the Fine Orove dis
trict. Hav a good time while you
Bisketbnll was not very well attend
ol Friday aud Saturday nights, lbe
club is a little behind in membership,
bs a number ot the players last winter
lol't or dropped out. Every one should
tr.Vs au inlet ett in it, a there is no
oilier amnsq.uent fcr the young peo
ple. Tho hall will be put ia order for
Ci.ii.-tn ms this we k. 0. A. Knox,
Oi oige Ccoper aud Fred Wishart will
j;et the tree. '
I he weather was somewhat dissgrc
h' i, Saturday, but it ia time to ex
Lta eou-0 bad weather.
Mr. Soruson left yesterday for The
Dulles, where he wiU spend me win
Walter Davidson is limping around
with a spraiuad aukie whicti ne ie
ceived Sunday. Ulter is rather un
inir o h ha.) nn ankle sprmued
about six weeks ago; then be cut his
foot with an ax, and now sprained
the other ankle. W tajs he caunot
play basket hall now.
The following is the program fo
the Christmas exercises:
Chorn-"0 Chiming Hell," Choir
Prayer Buiriniendent Pnddy
xiif !nn"miriar,mas Anifels."
Song-"BeIls are Ringing," Pupils
Song Blanche and Verm Laffert;
Music Mala Quartette
Song "Ouce a Shining Star,'1
rive tattle Ulris
Recitation-"The Lookout Man",
Song "Hark the Belli are.Ringing"
Dlalogue-"A plan That Failed,"
Mace Baldwin and Cecil Laffertv
Solo and Chorus "Tell Mother I'll
Be There," Choir
' Christmas Carrol Six Boys
Recitation "The Second Table, ?
Duet aud Chorus " Jesus Lover of
my Soul," Cboir
Exercise by ten Girls.
Dnet and Chorus "lie Loved Us
Wo are bavins all kinds of weather
here at present It will snow awhile,
then rain, then frost; then it will
rain, snow and frost all at the same
time. The sun oomes out once in
awhile and looks down on as and
smiles. We have had a very nir.e fall
and winter so far; the rain and snow
has hindered outdoor work very little.
Those that are clearing land say they
have lost very few days on account of
The Dodge brothers have received
their new stump puller fiom Center
ville, Iowa. - It is claimed to be the
fastest, strognest and best stamp ma
chine made, and is guaranteed against
any breakage for one year. The boys
win nave a chance to test it if the
weather holds good. They have eight
acres to clear on Willow Flit, and theu
tbey will clear some on their own
J. Q. Carnahan lost one of his hors
es last week, cause unknown. J. Q.
says he Is going to got a bone grinder
and go to grinding horse bones for
chicken feed. He says be has enough
horse bones ou his ranch to supply
the whole valley for a year.
Two of our townsmen locked boms
up at Bone's mill one day last week.
It looked for awhile as if we were go
ing to see a scran, but both parties
oonoluded that such work might be
Hard on the eyes and parted g'od
Our school commenced again last
Wednesday with Miss Bess lseuberg
of Belmont as to; clier. It begun to
look as if we sure not goii g to have
any more school this wiuU i, as Miss
Isenberg was engaged to commence
teaching over two weeks eg:), on the
3rd. But when she arrived here she
could find no place where she could
secure board. She dually secured
I'oard at the home of u. D. Boyd.
We expect to have a good school the
rest of the term, as Miss Isenberg
oomes well reconiniendeu and is well
liked wherever she has taught.
Mrs. M. C. Carnahn went to Salem
last week to visit her son. Mr. Cam
aban went ou Monday and will accom
pany her home this week.
J. A. Knox has bad his house moved
out closer to the road. He is going
to build an ell on the house, pat ou
new rastio and make a new house out
of it. He will make other improve
Mrs. A. T. Dodge reoeived a letter
from a friend in Kausas.last week, aud
she stated that a used-to-be neighboi
of A. T. Dodge's came out to the
Lewis aud Clark fair this summer.
When he returned be was asked hew
ho liked Oregon. He said he bad no
use for Oregon : that it rained all the
time he was here; that it was cold and
foggy all the time aud that the coun
try was so ro.:gh that be couldn't
see nowhere. He was asked why hi
didn't stop and see Dodge's folks,
and he said he would but be did nit
know where Hood River was. He bad
heard something about it, and had
1 ! .. ., i .1 nk,,, 11 hul nn mi o
seemed to know much about it. Now
that man must be bughouse and have
wheels iu his head, or perhaps coming
from a prohibition state, the atmos
phere was too strong for him, but
more than likely red eye had some
thing to do with it. At any rate w
are glad he got back to Kansas all
right, aud we are glad he likes to live
Sav.- where is our Willow Flat cor
respondent, we bavn't heard from bim
for a lone time, he sprung op of a
sudden, he flourished like a green bay
tree for a season and dropped out or
sight as suddenly. Wake up neigh
bor, such a busy thriving little place
as Willow Flat, ought to report ouce
in a while, anyway.
There have' been a great many
changes in the depot site lately.
OiiC'day laet week Air. wjers neard
something moving aid Abe Orosbong
saw what Ice ken like a railroad station
in tha foir. On investigation they
found that the, depot had been moved
up near Judge'Byrkett's creek. Early
next morning before daylight Rawley
Adams wa4 sent after it and brougnt
it back to White Salmon. Last Satur
day Mr. Reynolds came over from
Hood River and moved it np to Bin-
geu, ?o we had to send Adams after
it agi-in. Sunday, wnile toe good peo-
l C 1 1 ' I. : i CV . I - .. n V. . r. ti
pie Oi nuiw ohiiuuu an uuu.vu,
somebody came np from Underwood
and. took it down there. At. Watt.
who livos at Cook s addition, beard
them i oil down rocks for the comer
stones. The people of White Salmon
became thoroughly aroused after this
and went up in a body early Monday
morn in tr aud brought the depot back
to where it belongs and where they
propose to keep it. .
Mr. and Mrs. Hietiug of Gilmer
were iu town Saturday.
The Grangers will bold their month
ly dinner at Lauterbacb's hall next
The annnil dinner aud election of
officers of the Congregational church
will be held next week.
The Christmas tree for the Sunday
school children of the Congregational
eburcb will bo given Saturday even
ing. This will be a big time tor toe
Next Monday night.' Christmas, the
Woodmen and Koyal Neighbors wiU
bold a graud bail In Liauterrjacn's
Most of the fight of way for the new
railroad has heeu secured by Mr. Up
right. Mr. Shurte and Mr. Kelgler
have settled with the railroad com'
pnay and Judge Miller and Mr. Up
right sent to Bingen to see Mrs. War
ner Tuesday, but we have not beard
bo tney made out. The work on the
new railroad Is progressing rapidly
all aloug the line near here.
The oitizeus of White Salmon held
a meeting last Saturday and confer
red with the officers of the new elec
tric road to Troat Lake to consider
the natter of raising bonus to bring
the road to White Salmon. A com-
rnlttM fas appointed to see what
eoald be done. It is proposed to
bring the line down the bluff on 6
i er cent grade.
It is said that some new buildings
will sood be erected in tberailioad
addition near where it is expected
that the station will be located.
Clande Wet her ill of Carsons was
visitor a' White Salmon 'Tuesday.
The appearance of Mr. Baaoke's res-
dence ia being muoh improved by the
application of a fresh coat of paint.
Miss Katharine Davenport left on
WeJnesday of last week to fill a va
cancy in the Pine Grove school, whioh
was made by the absence of Miss Hall
who was suddenly called east by the
serious illness of ber mother.
On Tuesday evening Frank Ginger's
fiery, untamed team manifested its
decided intention to run away. Hav
ing become frightened at a dog in the
road, they started to run from a point
near Rook creek, and it was not until
tbey bad reached town that be had
them fairly under this control. With
some damage wrought to bis wagon
and a good shaking up to himself, he
hastily retired to the blacksmith's
shop, where necessary repairs were
soon made and everything is iu read
iness again for another runaway.
Miss Lucy Mullen, who has been
confined to her home with illness, is
School in district No. 8, in'chsrge
of Miss Anna Godberson, will close
on Friday next with appropriate exer
cises. This will close a very success
ful four months' term for Miss God
berson, who has acquitted herself in
a commendable manner, and who,
throughout the term, has given entire
Mrs. J. K, McGregor spent Thurs
day and Friday of last week in The
On Friday evening Miss D. Mosier
entertained a few friends at 5 o'clock.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. C.
D. Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Mc
Gregor, Misses Oulovion and Mosier,
and Messrs. Bateham and Root. Af
ter having finished three closely con
tested games, dainty refreshments
were served, alter wblcb tne merry
party took their departure, having
fully assured their hostess that they
had spent a very pleasant eveniug.
We are pleased to learn from Miss
Agnes Gnlovson, teacher in district
No. 62.' that, despite the cold and in
clement weather, her attendance con
tinues to reach the average forty in
number. On Friday Miss Gulovson
will close ber reboot for a ten days'
holiday vacation, with befitting
Christmas exercises, including a tree
and a visit from Santa Claus.
The citizens of Mosier have become
thoroughly aroused with a spirit of
Christmas enthusiasm, having taken
bold with a determination to make
complete success of the Christmas en
tertainment At meeting called for
the purpose of making arrangements
for the same, essential committees
were appointed to take up the differ
ent lines of preparation, each member
of which accepted his or her appoint
ment without dissenting voice. The
entertainment will take place on Mon
day evening, Dec 25.
Rev. Spigbt ot Hood River will bold
Christmas services both morning and
evening in the church on Christmas
Mrs. Chas. Graham, who is lying ill
at her home, is reported to be worse.
- Miss Agnes L." Gulovson, accompa
nied by Miss D. Moiser, will spend
their holiday vaoatton in Portland
with the former's parent.
J. a Booth and O. B. Hartley of
Hood River were visitors In Mosier
Miss Elsie Middleswart is visiting
her sisters in Hood River, Mrs. Wm.
Rowland and Miss Mary Middleswart.
Lee Evans was a passenger on Sat
urday's train for Hood Kiver.
Jas. Carroll, one of Mosier's most
extensive apple growers, is planting a
young orchard of 1000 trees this fall
A movement is on foot in Mosier to
revive the Artisan lodge. This lodge
has become somewhat run down, and
in consequence of this fact, it has
been deemed advisable by some of the
stauncber members to appoint a com
mittee, consisting of H. E. Waite, J.
N. Mosier and A. P. Bateham to look
Into this matter of renewal, the mem
bers of whioh committee are extend
ing special inducements to any one
who might entertain a desire to join
with them.- It is to be hoped that
the lodge may be revived, as we be
lieve it to be a good organization, a - d
one from whiob may be derived muoh
looial benefit, a thing of which Mosier
stands greatly in need.
A number of Mosier people went
down to Hood River on Saturday's
train to be present at the grand Arti
san meeting which wa held there.
Among the number we learn to have
been A. P. Bateham, Leo Root and
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