iw3 y 30 C30 DAYS LE-39 days 8 f " I""..1"""1 -i u g u , n , . ,., . , f , . g L ii ii I,,,, .n ., gm fa g!J!J C We Mean Business; Reliable Business, such as the people of Hood River can well be proud of. OUR FUTURE IS IN YOUR HANDS and we propose to use you in such a faithful and painstaking manner as to insure a steady increase of our already immense and prosperous business with you. FOR THE NEXT 39 DAYS UNUSUAL EFFORTS will be made to SELL all READY MADE S GARMENTS for LADIES, CHILDREN, MEN and BOYS. We will incorporate Feb. 1st, 1906, and shall henceforth pursue a very aggressive business policy. WE WANT TRADE, MORE TRADE, ALL THE TRADE if possible. Always ready to offer greater Greater Inducements than any competitor in the field can W offer. NO trash of any description in our stock. We don't like to sell trash, and we know the American people well enough to know they don't want 'to buy trash. Hence we don't keep trash. Nothing is too good for our customers. We buy critically and nothing imperfect goes on our shelves at any price. We are here to stay and and defend our honor and future. We will serve you honestly and with intelligence. We want your business and will only offer reliable goods for it. I Evenings FRANK. A. CRAM-T he up ESS to E3 tore mm) Cm 3 Cm We Don't Open q SUNDAYS Q KUU.K LOCAL MATTERS. Money to loan. K. II. Hart wig. Mr. Bartmcss is on a canli basis. .-.hoes nt manufacturer's coat, Knapp. Do you lire Naptlia soap? 5c per bar at McDonald's Fresh Olynipia anil Eastern oysters at the (iem Cmiily Kitchen. Hoc thai landy lino of Folders at the Deitz tuiiio. Shingles. See us for best prices. Oregon Lumber Co. Use Williams' anti-septic liair tonic and keep off gray hairs. If you want foniething that will he unique, we have Japanese ware. It can't he duplicated and yet is service able. At Clarke's, the jeweler.; Sidewalk lumber. Delivery tame day order is received. Oregon Lumber ' o. Do you use Lath? Get our price and compare it with that of competitors. Von will make money this way. Ore gun Lumber Co. Closing out all but millinery, Knarp. All the latest styles Photos at the Dei tz studio. There is nothing, perhaps, that ft wo u an admires to much as a diamond riii)!. If you want to make yourself solid with your tout L'irl or your wife, it is always a winner. Clarke, the jeweler. Patronize home industry by buying ranch butter at McDonald'. The Om Candy Kitchen makes fresh candy every dny. l'uh'i rize.l a: ce i and Java c iir.-e :k McDonald'. Something for a friend or acquaint ance. Not much, b'H just a reminder fur some kin lues a match safe, curd receiver, jewel box, ash trav, or even a thimble. We have them also. Clarke, the j.'weVr. (io io Mr. Onthnnk for abstracts and li' t.i in! work, renting and collecting. Pension papers execu ed and legal pa pers carefully drawn. Money to loan on tirt mor niies. Men's lutx and shirts at wholesale price at Kuapp's. It is to your inteieat to refer to Mr. l'iirtniess' ad under the new system. Rubber I -in its half soled while you wait in 20 minute. Guaranteed not to leak. At Don nn's Shoe shop. Oppo site Wdiiuiu's I'h-irmacv. Don't, gn through 1 fe without a clock or a watch to record he Heeling hours. Tone is money. Mod anything might hiippen io you bv guessing at the time, (iel atime pi ce or clock at Clarke's, the jeweler. N thee any'liing dain'ier than a beautiful piece "of cut gluss? AssChrist inas piccit for a friend it is ideal. We have it. Clarke, the jeweler. What looks more handsome on the sidelioard than some nice silverware? Nothing. Mother or father would ap preciate this, and in fact we don't think anvone would object to ha.ing it. At Clarke's, the jeweler. Xniae Sale Of all pattern hats below actual cost. Mme. Abbott. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given to the stock holders of The Water Supply Company of Hood Eiver Valley that the annual meeting for the election of directors for the ensuing yer, and any other business that may come up before it, will be held at the office of Judge Prather, Saturday Jan. 6, 1906, at 2 p. m. F. C. SHERRIEB, Prest. F. O. CHURCH, Bec'y. Have fionn Into Fertilizer Business., ? Stranahan A Sheets, the wholesale flour and feed merchants, have gone luto the fertilizer business, and re cently received a car load of fertilizer and also one of potash. This should prove a great convenience to the trade, as they Are now prepared to supply any quantity of these articles. Bebekah Lodge In Hinted at Odell. Wednesday, Dec 13, Hazel Keliekah Lodge No. lt)6, was instituted at Odell by Emma Hibbard, assisted by Mrs. Frances Morse, Mrs. Nettie Moses and H. J. Hibbard. The new lodge starts out with a membership of 22, twelve of whom were initiated that evening by the degree staff of Laurel lodge. The members are: Mr. and Mrs H. J. Hibbard, Mr. and Mrs. Hartley, Mr. and Mrs. 13. F. Moses, Mrs. Mores, Mrs. Castner, Mrs. Ed Mayes, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Norton, Mrs. McCarty, Misses Ethel Eutrican, Zora Pay, Nettie Buck, Kate Daven port, Oto Walker and Bert Entrloan. M. M. Hill and wife left town Tues day evening for an extended visit in tbe middle west. Their destination is their home state, Iowa. Mr. Hill came from Waterloo and Mrs. Hill from La Porte, that state, and before returning they will visit relatives at both places. and attend tbe Christmas held on tbe Otten build Io Wood Bros.' market It will be hold by tbe Royal Refreshments will be Be sure sale to be ing, next Saturday. Neighbors, served. A. W. Estes and I R. Petty have formed a partnership and will go into the real estate business at wnite Sal mon. Both gentlemen are well known across tbe river and in tbisoity. Mr. ! Estes owns property near Snowden aud is an exscbo"! teaoher. Their ad appears in another column. Congregational Church Programs. Following is the Christmas program for the Riverside Congregational church to be given Saturday evening, Deo. 'A at 7:30: Program Organ voluntary. Chorus "Let tbe King Eternal In." Prayer by the pastor. "Greeting," Ruth Treiber. Chorus "J he Merry Bells." Scripture lecitatiou. Anthem by choir. Recitatiou by Fix beginueis. Recitatiou, "The Return of Santa Claus. " by Bessie Martin. Song, "The Angel Chorus," Mrs. Ooves's clas. Recitation. "Bethlehem Town," Mary J reit i r Lullaby, Lilliar Brock. Dialogue, "Cm istmas Choices" Song, "Once a Golden Star" pri mary class. Hymn by congregation, "Joy to tbe World." Dialogue, "A Christmas Pastime." A sacred concert on Sunday even ing will be given as follows: Voluntary. "Birthday of the King," choir Neldlinger. Scripture, pastoral prayer. Hymn, rougregat'on, Lewin Solo, "Oh, I Hear the Glad Song," Kiss Lelia Hershner. Lewin Violin Solo, Mr. McCalley. Chri.-tmas Lullaby, Lililan Brock. -Gabriel C"t,(t solo, "Holy City," Clay Br ck Oireiatory, "Nazereth," Mrs. Slet tin Gunod Reading, selected, Mies Gleason. "New Born King," Mrs. P. 8. Da vidson, L'Espoir "Calm of the Listing Ear, " choir, Ashford Benediction. Poetlude. Was Fortunate. A man named Kelly who is foreman of a track laying crew which has been working through this oity recently failed to notice the approach of train 1 one day last week aud bad a narrow escape from being badly in jured. He was busily engaged at his work and just happened to step otf the track as the train reached him. Tbe cylinder of tbe engine struck bim and knocked bim dowu with such force as to tear his clothing badly and shake bim up considerably. He got up and walked away however apparently none tbe worse for his mishap. Chas. T. Early went to Port lard Wednesday morning and spent tbe day. GET IN THE HABIT S-VV'Vl 'A 1? V V W'i " I THF BIG STORE WITH LITTLE PRICES k 1 if IV wV.suS, will ar rive in SANTA CLAUS will he at this store Thursday, Kriday and Sat urdav before Christmas. Bring the children in to see him SANTA CLAUS town Tlui!8 i;iy ufternoon, mid will be tit home vrtch afternoon, from 2 till 5, in our big- window. Bring the children in to net him, he has a gift for ou h one of them. Our istore is the most conven ient tu iloyour shopping in, light and airy, plenty of room, wiirm and comfortable. Our stock of Toys and Holiday Novelties is still complete enough to supply hundreds, and bear in mind that you can get things here that you can't find elsewhere. See our working display of mechanical toys. See the revolving, decorated Christmas tree. Hear the Royal Marine Band on the Phonograph. See the Airship fly. See Jocko the Monkey. Something doing every minute at this big store. 3 A. A. Jayne went to Portland Thursday. C. J. Brown was a passenger on train 1, Thursday. E. H. Hartwig made a business trip to The Dalles, Friday. S. E. Bartmess made a business trip to Port'and Thursday. Elmer Rand went to Portland Fri day afternoon on train 2. J. S. Booth went to Portland on tbe early morning train Monday. 11. J. Davis went to Portland Thurs day morning on a business trip. E. H. Shepard spent Friday in Portland, returning home on the even ing train. 'IH.. Hknnni.n . V. n Uaa llld.l lliuiuno v.. Ii 1 ' lil u ii , u ii una visiting in Eastern Oregon, returned Thursday. Miss Adele Uoff, a student at the state unive isty is at. home for the holidays. Richard Shepard, of Portland, was the guest of R. E. Lara way for several days last week. Truman Butler went to Mosier on Thursday morning aud returned on the evening train. A sister of Mrs, Med a Surface, Miss Lydia BurJingame, of North Yakima, is visiting in thia city. Chas. Cosgrove of Chicago was here last Friday making airangements for the K. of P. entertainment. Miss Helen Teal will leave her ranch for the winter and go to Portland, where she will reside until spring. F. R. Jacobs, a brother of Mrs. H. J. Fredericks, has b?en spending sev eral days in town visiting .with his sister. Tbe green and red colored window decorations at Bragg & Co's. store, are unique aud artistic and are the subject of many nice compliments. Percy Harrell, a son of Mrs. Em strum, who has been a putieut at Tbe Dalles hospital for some time was far enough recovered to return home re cently. George Slocom, went to Portland Friday to get what is the very latest in bia line in tbe way of novelties aud replenish hit stock for tbe holiday trade. The Beau Brummel of Indians was in town tbe other day. We don't know what bis name was or where be came from, but be was a handsome fellow and good to look upon. L. M. Greeno will wiutor at bis old home at Vermillion. O., and left bere recently for that point. Sir. Ureeno will return in tbe spring and take up woik on his ranch. "A Girl From Sweden" will be tbe next attraction at the Opera House, This play will be seen bere January 4tb and is said to be a first-class show. Tiokets will be on sale as usual at Clark's drug store. Manager Stubling of The Dalles foot ball team, dropped oil tne train Thursday afternoon and bad a mo meut's obat with friends here. He was on his way to Portland to make ar rangements for tbe visit of tbe team to that plaoe. Rev. R. II. Barnes, who has been sick for several days, but who was thought to be better, took a turn for tbe worse last Thursday and bis ill nesa baa developed into pummonia While be is not critically ill, he is very seriously so, and it is hoped that be will soon recover. We are in receipt of a communica tion from Capt. Edna Anderson of tb i Salvation Army Corps, located at Tbe Dalles, asking for contributions of food, clothing or money to help the corpa In assisting tbe poor and destitute daring the holidays. Any thiug you wish to give may be left at tbe 1'otel Wauooma. Mammas on a shopping expedition have considerable trouble in towing their ever observant youngsters past Cram's store. One of the windows is profusely decorated with dolls and tbeit belongings and to children, of course it appears like a doll s para dise. Workmeu are engaged in roofing tbe new water tank for tbe O. K. i N. Tbe tank is proving a great oon veniouce to tbe road and tbe railroad company evidently intends to make It secnie from tbe sby stones and brioks in the bands of tbe miscbiev ous small boy. Riverside Congregational churo will hold their annual dinner at the K. of P. halL Thursday. December '2. A general invitation is extended to all members of tbe church and iittendauts upon the services. A number of vis iting friends from out of town are ex pected to bo present ami respond to toattts. Report to Mrs. V. C. Brock, articles you may wish to contributu toward the flue dinner lit l'J.HO sharp. Engiueer Clarke of Cascade Locks was a visitor between truins Wednes day. Mrs. M. E. Harwood of Portland is in this oity visiting friends and rela tives. Mr. and Mrs. Roswell Shelley made trip to The Dalles and return Tues day. Mr. Joplin of Gehisch & Jophn, ar- ived in town on train 2 from Port land Tuesday. Attorney Wilson of The Dalles was in town looking up some legal busi ness last Monday. Saturday evening tbe U. B. ohurc.b will bold a children's service, at 7:.'J0, which will be followed by a short can tata entitled "In Search of the King. " At the executors' sale held ht The Dalles court house Tuesday, Mrs. Roswell SehJley bought in a 15 acre tract of the late Divers ostuto for $'J1,000. Nolf Brothers are the exo cutors of the estate. All will be welcome to the Xinas tree and entertainment at the Unitar ian church Monday eveuiiiL'. There will be candy and nuts for the child ren and cake and colfee for adults. A good social time for all who will come is assured. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Carunhau of Dukes Valley returned from Salem Tuesday, bringing with them their son, who has been confined in u sani tarium there for some time. Mr. Car nahau is still very weak and requ red assistance in getting olf the train. The ladies of the (Jnitai iau church held a very successful siilo of fancy woik at tbe vi cmi! 'ore in tint Smib building laft -'.i.tui.iny. Their dinner aud -supper v. us also well patronized and tbe ladie.4 wish to thank the busi ness men of the city and others who made this alli ir a euccecs. The Ladies' Aid and Chii.4iuii En deavor of the First Chi i -tiau church will serve a dinner ami iiIho hold a side of aprons Mid fancy work, Hattir day. Decern I ! r 2' in the brick bulid- ing formerly occupiod by. K. I!. Bragg & Co. Chicken dinner 25 cents, from 11 to 2. E.eryboily welcome. All come and In ing your triemls. D. N. By-T.'ee, tbe local weather man has had a signal pole erected on tbe corner of Si cond and State ht reels and signals fnrca.-tiug the weatebr can be seen fluttering from its peak. Iho uows of the forecasts are received eaob morning aud we hope Bverlee will see to it that we are served with a little better weather than wo have been hav ing lately. Wauconia lodge, K. of P. will give an eutertaiun.eut on .luitinry It), un der the management of ('lias. (Vis grove, of Co grove's Orchestra, Chi cago. Seven 1 years ago Mr., Cosgrove gave an entertainment here under similar conditions that is still very favorably rer. iMiibored. The plan and scope of the i :.torttiiume:it will he an nounced later. Dr. Chambarliss, h.v.- icinn and sur geon for tne Urent aoi Uiitii, witn beadquprters at Collins nes in town rriday. Dr. Uimmocriioi says that the Gieat Northern, reulizing that there will be more or less accidents during the construction of the north bank railroad has eiinipi ed a hospital at Collins where those who are unfor tunate enough to be bint may receive medical attention. Miss Stella Richardson who is known by every one who goe to the post- ollloe, where she is a trusted employe, and a good n any besides, is in the contest for the Oregon Journal's trip to tbe Hawniin Islands. If you take the Journal save your coupons for Miss Richardson ; if you do not take it subscribe for it aud give Miss Richardson a lilt. Iiemember that every coupon counts and save them for this deserving young lady. If you want to buy or sell anything, rent a houte, call attention to stray ing cattle, or have a proposition of any Kind to put tierore tno puiinc, ad vertise it in the dinner. It brings re sults. A recent ad. of a team of horses for sale brought ten inquirers to this otlice aud sold the team in H hours after tbe paper wm published. Another advoitiser telephoned to ns to take "My ad. out of the paper. 1 rented that farm the same day the paper came out, aud am getting an swers from it yet.". PROFITS for YOU NONE for US at our CLOSING prices. All we ask you is the factory price and the freight charges on any of our stock, except millinery. We have made something out of profits on merchan dise, and now if you do not make something out of it then it is YOUR fault We have seasonable goods in Men's, Ladies' nnd Children's Arctics and Rubbers, Silk Velvet and Felt Slippers, all sizes. Sweaters, Underwear, Gloves, Mittens, Shawl', Hosiery, Shoes, Caps, Leggins. Get the goods and take our profits all home with you. KNAPPS GRANGE ORGANIZED IN PINE GROVE DIST. Tuesday evenlug a lodge nf Grangors was instituted at the Pine Grove school house and is one of the largest ever organized in this state. Tbe lodge starts out under the most auspicious circumstances, having a charter mem bership of 77. State Organizer Jacob Voorhees says that this is tbe strong est grange that be has instituted since he has been doing tbe work of organ izing. The otllcers of tbe new lodge are as follows : A. I. Mason, W. M. ; Ed Lage, W. O. ; Mrs. Mara Lage, W L. ; Joe Jar vis, W. 8. ; Joo Vaunler, W. A. 8. ; Miss Arlone Wiuehell, W. C. ; P. A. Cox, W. Treas. ; Miss Mildred Mark, W. Sec; Martin Dragseth, G. K. ; Miss Lu.'u Hunt, Ceres; Miss Marie Pnasch, Pomona; Miss Lizzie Mohr, Flora; Miss Allie Mark, L. A. S. Tbe new lodge will secure the va cant room at tbe school house and will lit it up as a lodge room. Here it will hold meetings which it will endeavor to make so interesting that all the members will make special efforts to be present. Subjects that will be timely and up-to-date in interest, In terspersed with songs, recitations aud a literary program, will lie dis cussed and commented upon. The first of these meetings wiU be held on Jan. 6th aud the subjects for discussion will be "Rural Delivery and the Postofllce Deficit," and "What Can Each Memlier of a Family Do to Make a Happy Home." There will also be a literary and musical program aud roll call and each mem ber is requested to be present aud an swer to his name at 7 :.'W. Several committee meetings wi'l be held before the time of the next reg ular meeting. The committee on by laws will meet at Lee Winchell'a on Dee. 27, and the committee on pro gram at Mrs. lien Liage a Deo. 2!). On Deo. .'Io an officers' drill will be held at the school house. So much interest has been manifest ed in the Grange movement that Mr. Voorhees expects to return here soon and perfect the organization of one or more lodges on the west side ot tbe valley and possibly one at Mount Hood. There are a number of resi dents in tbe valley who bold cards of membership in out of town Granges and who would like to have an or ganization of this kind on the west side. Mr. Voorhees made many friends while bere and won tbe es teem of all with whom he came In contact with. We are requested ti state that "there is s mething doing at Pine Grove."j Better Ketura It. The persou who carried a 14-inch pipe wrench away from the Water Company's work shop in basement of the Davidson block between noon time last Saturday and Monday at 10 o'clock, is requested to return it im mediately. It was lubricated with Magic oil and will turn their fingers blxck to their elbows when tbey come into tbe presence of Peter, if they do not return it. HYMENEAL. Peugh-Blagr. Miss Rule Blagg and Chas. Peugh were married Sunday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, near thia city. The wedding was a very quiet affair, only the near relatives of tbe contracting partiei being present. Rev. W. A. Elkins performed the ceremony, the bride being attired in a dark navy blue traveling suit with a white silk shirt waist. After the bride and groom had received tbe congratulations ot their friends and relatives a wedding supper was served. They were then driven to tbe railroad Btation in this city where they were met by a party of young friends who made merry until train 4 arrived, by showering them with rice and playing pranks thut only newly married peo ple are subjected to. Mr. and Mrs. Peugh then boarded the train for Condon, near which they will make their future borne on a wheat ranch owued by the groom. The brida is a daughter of P. II. Blagg aud is but recently graduated from the High Sohool, and the groom is a son of Wm. Peugh, both well known gentlemen in this oity. Beside tbe father of the groom and tbe immediate family of Miss Blagg, those present were; Miss Cora Peugh, Miss Nettie Peugh, Miss Ilia Rood, and Garland llollowelL Ehrck-Hull. W. G. Ehrck, son of Wm. Erhck, of near this city, and Miss Mae Hull, teacher at the Odell school, were mar ried last Sunday by the Rev. Troy Shelley. The wedding was a very quiet one, only the relatives of the groom and a few friends of the bride being present. Mrs. Ehrok's home is in Kansas, and after the ceremony and supper which followed, they came to this city and took train 6 for tbe land of the sunflower, where they will visit for a time. The many friends of tbe newly wed ded pair were not to be denied a peep at them, aud assembled at the rail road station and pelted them with rice and wished them good-bye and good luck. Ira Alcorn, proprietor of the City Market, made a business trip to Port land Monday. George Herreu, representing the Armour Refrigerator car lines, was a visitor at Hood River Tuesday. Dr. M. A. Jones will spend Christ mas week in Seattle. During his ab sence Dr. W. 8. Murray will look after the aching molars of bis patients. A. R. Upright, right of way man for the Northern PciQo, was a caller at this office Tuesday. Mr. Upright re ports that nearly all the right of way for tbe new road has been secured, and be expects tbe deals still on will soon be closed up. Tbe masquerade dance to be given by Prof, and Mrs. Hoist in the opera bouse tomorrow night la attracting m good deal ot attention and many have signified their intention of taking it in. Tbe professor has Just pulled off a very successful dance at The Dalles snd expects the one to be given her I will please those who attend.