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HOOD HIVKH, OREGON. TlirilSIUY, OCTOUKR 5. 1911
VOL. XX HI
Camas Prairie Drainage
District Number One
The Hay Producing Center of the Entire White Sal
mon Country is Immediately Tributary
to Large Orchard Tracts.
Ready to Plow When Drained
Only a Limited Area of This Rich Bottom Land
You can get choice tracts in Camas Prairie for a
less price per acre than it will cost to clear the sur
rounding timber land.
Talk with Hood River Investors who
have taken advantage of the bargains
in this new section. : : : : :
B. E. DUNCAN & CO.
rm n 1 1 in i m n m n 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n m n n ! i i n i
Real Estate Wanted
20-acre orchard partly bearing, with build
ings. 10-acre orchard partly bearing, East Side
5 acres well improved, close to town on the
West Side, to trade for modern home in
Centrally located improved property to trade
for Portland residence.
FOUR DESIRE SITER1XTENDENCY
At Suggestion from Committee Resolution
May Be Adopted Whereby City Offi
cers Occupy Court House.
J. H. Heilbronner &
The Reliable Dealers Hood River, Ore. 1
1 ! I 1 1 I 1 I I I 1 1 I I 1 1 I 1 1 I ! 1 I 1-H- l I I I H t 1 I 1 1 1 M 1 1 t 1 1 1 1 I 1
On Account of Old Age, This
and 15 acres bearing orchard; 15 acres hay
land; about 20 acres pasture; team, cow and
all farm tools; 5 miles from Hood River, will
be sacrificed for $26,500. $6,500 cash, balance
terms. See owner's son-in-law,
J. H. FRARY
1 123 Twelfth Street Hood River, Oregon
Beautiful Home Spot
Five and one-half acres, one mile from town, on Tucker road.
One acre full bearing; four acres in four and five year Newtown
and Spilzenlmigs. Iiing cherries, Anjou pears, blackberries,
rsisphemee, peaches, prunes. One acre in strawberries. One
half acre in alfalfa. Unexcelled view. All conveniences. Run
ning water in house. Price $7,500.
EUGENE G. REXFORD
Mourdant A. Goodnough
Will Give Lessons on the Piano in
providing a sufficient number of pupils can
be secured to make it worth the trip." For
further particulars call up phones
175 OR 1902-L
The Pacific Power & Light Co.
turned over to the city Monday the
water plant, the value of wnich was
declared by a jury in.the condemnation
proceedings heard here at special
session of the Circuit Court several
weeks ago to be the sum of 12,441.
The city assumed control of the plant
Monday ana Recorder Langille Iook
over the books and began ine collec
tion of the monthly revenue.
The municipal government will now
be in need of a superintendent of the
water system. At the Monday night
meeting of the council there were four
applicants for the position, 11. L.
tlowe, J. L. riootn, A. u. unmore ana
Is. Langille. Alias Virginia Johnson
applied for the position of keeping the
city books of the water plant. I he
applications were referred to the r ire
and Water committee.
With the condemnation proceedings
over and the competing water system
now in the hands of the city, from
statements of members of therire and
Water committe. as well aa other
members of the council, it is the inten
tion of that body to hasten the com
pletion of municipal improvements in
the'eity. As fast as impediments are
removed the municipal water system
will be begun. With the water mains
aid the streets can be surfaced, a
work the completion of which will be
seen next summer no doubt.
It was suggested at the Monday
muht meeting of the council that an
ordinance be prepared providing for all
wires, electrical and telephone, to be
placed underground in the business
district of the city before the streets
because of the .presence, Monday
night, of Mrs. Charles Castner and
Mrs. William Stewart, of the woman a
Club, the regular order of the business
of the council was dispensed with and
Ordinance No. 344, providing for the
vacation of Fifth street between Stato
and Oak. that it may be used for
librarv and Dark purposes, was taken
ud and put on linal passage. The
Woman's Club has taken an active
interest in the work of securing a city
park and pubic library as well as other
civic improvement and beautincation.
Mrs. Castner made a short address to
the couneilmen. stating briefly the aim
of the club and asking the council'!
J. B. Hunt was allowed an extension
of time on his concrete sidewalk work
on Columbia street.
The bid of the Security Bank
aecretarship of the Commercial Club,
Monday. Mrs. Kauffman wilt have
charge of the correspondence of the
J. C Skinner, the retiring secretary,
will leave this week for the East.
Mrs. Skinner and children left isunday
morning. They will go to Hamilton,
Ohio, and visit Mr. Skiner a parents.,1
They will b? joined there by Mr. Skin-
er and continue to New York it v.
where Mrs. Skinner"! parents reside.
Edward G. Gibson, who was arrested
here last week for having passed
worthless checks, wag released Tues-
dav, and allowed to go free afUr
charges had been withdrawn.
Gibson had been in the hospital since
last Friday, when he was brought be
fore Judge A. C. Buck. Having been
confronted with his misdeeds, the pris
oner fell to the floor in a fit.
Since his release, it is reported that
Gibson in wanted in other places for a
CRIMINAL DOCKET IS VERY UCIIT
Three Civil Actions for lUntaees the Must
Important Cises Jury Returns Ver
dict for Davidson Fruit (o.
Land For Sale
1 have about 1,000 acres of No. 1 Apple Land,
most of it under ditch at prices ranging from f (JO
per acre up. In tracts from ton acres up.
J. R. STEELE
Hood River - - - Oregon
Hunt Paint & Wall Paper Co.
Complete line of PAINTS, OILS, BRUSHES, Utc.
HEATH & MILL1GAN MIXED PAINTS.
PRATT & LAMBERT'S VARNISHES. CALCIMO. For room tintintr mixed
tn order. CIll-NA.MF.L. For olJ furniture and wood work ; any color. ROOM
MOUMlN4 Plate and Card Kail. Dry Paste. OILCLOTH for walls and a
nice line of Wall Paper. Painting, Paper Hanging, Sign and Carnage Work
Carriage Shop .hone 109T, Store phone 116 15 Oak Street
Mr. Fruit Grower!
Ifvouare contemplating increasing the size of your orchard you
should be caretul in the selection of your trees, for without the proper
type of trees to start with, yon cannot hope for the success you deserve.
The True to-Name Nursery has furnished th larger por
tion of the trees f.r the intist profitable orchards of Hood ltiver, the or
chards that hiive in later years produced the prize winners were fiom
trees grown by the True-to-Name Nursery, including the prize
winning car of Yellow Newtowns at the National Apple Show at Spokane.
The trees that we have to offer are not "pe.i,K.-eed" nor "thoroughbred,"
but are of the type that have produced results that speak for themselves.
Our years sf practical experience in the nursery business is safeguard
againct mistakes and should be a sullieient reccom mediation tci merit
It will pav you to examine onr stock or write us before placing your
order. Address all communications to
For Sale by Owner
200 acres, 00 across cleared, 14. acres planttnl, balance
unimproved. Price cheap and easy trius.
J. P. Thomsen
It. F. D. No. 1 box" 00
.Phone 20(i Odell
HOOD RIVER, ORE.
GUY Y. EDWARDS & CO.
Office Hotel Oregon Building
Ten acres close to town, 8 acres in trees, some bearing; bal
ance 3, 4 and 5 years old. Want town property or Port
Owner of general merchandise store in Hood River Valley
will exchange for land and some cash. Sickness cause
of change. ,
Want lot or house and lot for some good manufacturing
stocks. Will add cash and an A-l first mortgage.
If You Need Any More Insurance of Any Kind
Let Us Know
Trust Co.. of Toledo, Ohio,
newer bonds was accepted.
The owners of the Crowell building
cocupied by Reed & Henderson peti
tioned the council to be allowed to con
structs stairway in the rear of the
building. However, before the body
would grant any such permit, it was
requested that a blue print of the pro
posed change be submitted to its mem
bers, in compliance with the recently
The report of the Fire and Water
committee, which, read at the last
meeting of the council, recommended
the engagement of L. C. Kelsay as
consulting engineer, was not concurred
in by the council Monday nignt. it
was decided not to make any contract
with any engineer until all impedi
ments to the construction were removed
and the city was ready to begin imme
The question of building awnings
extending over the sidewalks was con
sidered. An ordinance provides for
the removal of such awnings. How
ever, in order to determine the legality
of such an ordinance the matter was
referred to the city attorney for in
vestigation and report. One of - the
principal cases, where the owners of
property will incur expense in the
removal of permanent awnings, is that
of the Hotel Oregon.
A written report was submitted by the
Street committee. The matter of im
proving Adams street across the small
stream in the vicinity ot the Paradise
Farm, was re-referred to the commit
tee. On recommendation of the com
mitlee ordinances were authorized
nrnvidinir for the improvement of
Knirene street between Seventh and
Ninth. The petition of the;Paris Fair
that the oak tree at the corner of
Fourth and Oak streets be allowed to
stand was granted. On the recom
mendation of the committee the
nMtition of C. A. Hell to be allowed to
construct three steps in the siuewaiK
for the Dumose of entering me Dase
ment of his new building now under
construction at the corner of First and
(luii ntreetH was denied.
Th Judicia Committee reported
that an ordinance providing lor tne
elosini? of the skating rink had Deen
A communication was submitted by
the residents on Montello avenue ask
inn that some action be taken to pre- sive lines.
vent the nuisance cused from a leak
age in either the water or sewer pipes
in that street. J. M. Hlossom ad-
the council, stating that the
leakage was a menace to the health ol
(lie f oiiimunitv.
Because of complaints to the effect
that a strict inspection of the sewer
work was not being maintained, the
Sewer Committee was instructed to
maintain a thorough inspection. The
construction of sidewalks will also be
1 ho committee, com nosed of the
mayor and Couneilmen Wright, Brosius.
and Huggins, suggested that the city
and county enter some agreement as
to the keeping of city and county pris
oners. It was suggested that the city
keep the county prisoners and that in
turn for this the county allow the city
officers space in the court room, where
they may conduct offices and transact
the city business.
I Street Carnival October 18-21.
It is announced that the Arnold
! Street Carnival, which is appearing
thia week at The Dalles will appear
here Oct. 18 21. The show was at the
Fendleton Round Up, and is said to be
of a far better order than of last year,
when it appeared here.
The regular fall session of the
Circuit Court convened hee Monday
with Judge tsradshaw, ol the Dalles,
on the bench. The most important
caaea on the docket are three civil
actions for damages, the amount of
each reaching into the thousands, and
tne criminal prosecution, w hich wi!l he
instituted against the three men, John
h. Mevenson, John Brooks and Albert
Condon, who were arrested here lant
week by Marshal Lewis for the thefts
of merchandise from a box car which
they broke open while the car was
stoped for a short time in the city.
The grand jury, which has adjourned,.
returned an indictment agsinst thia
Because of the closeness ot the time
of the commission of their crime and
the meeting or court, there will be no
long wait in jail and expense to the
county because of these prisoners.
Because of the clear proof against
them all will undoubtedly receive sen
tences. All of them have had previous
A verdict has already been reached
in one of the civil cases, that of the
Mosier Fruit Growers' Union vs. The
Davidson Fruit Co., the trial of which
was begun Monday morning. The jury
found in favor of the defendant com
pany. The complaint of the plaintiff
association was based on an "alleged
breach of a contract entered into by
the partita whereby the Davidson
Fruit o. agreed to buy at a specitied
price the whole of the MoHier fancy
fruit crop. However, the instrument
signed by the parties proved to be
invalid and the defendant company
refused, after handling a quantity of
the fruit to take any more of it, claim
ing a quality not up to that bpccined
n terms of the invalid agreement, un
one count the plaintiff company claim
ed that a carload of the apples sold to
the company, even if the contract
signed by the parties was invalid, be
cause of the fact that the company had
ordered the apples shipped, obligated
the company taking the carload, the
defendant company, however, declared
differently, and stated that the car
was refused, and that the Union
agreed to allow the company to handle
it on a commission basis, the hear
ing of witnesses took all of Monduy
and luesday. lhe evidence was pre
sented to the jury with the instructions
of the court Tuesday evening and a
verdict was reached yesterday morn-
ina. The sum of damages or money
due on the unfulfilled contract in the
laintift'l complaint amounted to
The next case coming on for trial
vesterdav was the duniatre suit of Mat
. - ... .. .
it . mviir nf th dliwtnra of the Douglas and Dave 1'eck. each ol whom
Hntw Kur.lt Tih1mv afternoon, it was ib suing the county for the sum of
,l,.i.BH m inerensB the ratiital atoek of 12.000 because of personal injury sus
the institution from $50,000 to $100,000. tained, when the vehicle in which they
Ti,..,.,i,i!i,.,,,ui ut..,.ir hu uli i.i.n nh. were ridine was struck last March by
scribed by the old stockholders. The a large dead pine tree blown over by a
directors of the Bank are: E. 11. fierce wind raging just at dark one
French and H. McKercher of The evening when tne men were returning
Hullu. . Truman ami LouliM Hlltlor nnii from work to their homea in the city.
Carl 11. Vaughan, ot this city. lhe pine snag, wnien tne piamuiiH
Mr. Vaughan, formerly connected allege me county oinciais snoweu grima
with the Gilbert-Vaughan Implement negligence in allowing it to stand for
Co.. has been elected cashier of the so long a time by the roadside, is on
All adorned with fezes the Hood
River Valley Shnners met Imperial
Potentate J. F. Treat, of Fargo. N.
D., on the arrival of the Bailey Gat-
cert here last Thursday afternoon at
1 :i5i) and conducted him across the hot
sands of the ferry road into the green
verdure of the valley, where million!
of apples colored russet and red are
grown in the orchards.
After a drive around the circle and
into different sections of the valley,
Mr. Treat was taken to the home of A.
G. Lewis, where he had dinner. In
the evening a banquet was held at the
Masonic hall in his honor.
After an Introduction by Attorney
A. A. Jayne, toast master of the occa
sion, the Imperial Fotentat addressed
the Shriners on what constituted a
good Shriner. Interesting speeches
were made by various other members
of the fraternity.
The following Shnners ore resulenta
os the Valley, most of whom were
present for the banquet and ceremon
tals: W. F, La away, Ralph K. Lara-
wav. W. J. Baker. Harry UeWilt, W
t:. .Sherman, A. U, Moe, J. K. (. arson,
F. C. Brosius. Dr. H. L. Humble. C,
A. Plath, C. II. Stranahan, W. L.
Clark. Dr. C. H. Jenkins. H. M. Fran
cis, A. O. Anderson, Chas. Hall, G. P.
Christie, E. L. Smith, J. W. Palmer,
Mr. Canheld. K. H. Wallace. Col. W.
C. Tucker, Chas. T. Early, Andy Pier-
son, Ered Lisco, Commodore U. C
Deun. F. E. Deem. Clarence E. Coffin,
C. K. Marshall, Truman Butler, R. W.
Pratt. C. ti. Pratt. W. H. Taft, A. G
Lewis. C. P. Sonnichsen, P. S. David
son, ll. B. JohnBon, W. II. SchatTner,
J. K. McGretrwr. A. A. Javne. M. .
Smith, J. M. Wright, E H. Green and
O. E. Rickert, H. F. Davidson.
bank. Truman Butler, who until the
election held the position of Cashier,
will assume the vice presidency and
manaeement of the bank. Leslie
Butler will remain at the neaa or tne
institution as president and chairman
of the board of directors.
The bank was started here eleven
vears airo by Leslie Butler and his son,
Truman Butler, as a private institu
tion. At the time it had a capital
stock of $20.000.with $36,000 deposits.
At the ast statement the bank had
deposits amounting to $572,000.
the Belmont road near the former
home of Eldward McGregor. A
number of witnesses will testify in
the case and it will probably last
throughout the day.
The third important civil case in
which the damages asked reach the
sum of $5,000, is that of Ida Ellner vs.
Homer A. Rogers, a prominent orch
ardist of the Upper Valley and a
member of the Upper Valley Progres
sive association. The plaintiff alleges
as the basis of her action annual t and
battery, claiming that Mr. Rogers, by
whom she was employed, lost his tem
per and struck her.
One of the most important cases, to
come before the court, or at least the
quick settlement of it is an important
issue with the city government, is that
of the injunction proceedings instituted
recent Kai18tthcityby J- P: BV!heKelr',
wno is seeiting io (Jicvciik a amc ui
$90,000 municipal water bond insue on
the ground that the bonds have not
been sold for as good a price us may
be received on a re-advertuement and
a re sale. The case will, however, not
be heard before the dismissal of the
jury, which may be needed ail week on
tne smaller civu canes huu uib uhum
In addition to tne inuicimeni re-
One of the most important of
business changes was that effected the
first of the month when uan .
Vauehan. of the Gilbert-Vaughan Im
plement Co., sold his interest in the
company and retired to taae up tne
position of cashier wun tne uuiier
Progressive in the business methods,
the two young men, C. t. Gilbert and
Mr. Vaughan have made tneir uusiiieaa
one up to date in every way ano sue
ter an i
comuanv bv M. H. Nckelsen and W. L.
Stewart. Both are experienced in the
implement business, having been em
ployed by the old eompany. The new
comoanv. which has been incorporateu
under the name or Gilbert implement
Co., Mr. Gilbert owning the major
'Oe&n tT Zt th. ffitr of the
"..S.JISljWte turneC,r TlLr VZllZT for
speeding his automobile.
Kauffman Assumes Secretaryship.
H. G. Kauffman took charge of the 'the high school there.
The Dalles Fair this Week.
A number of Hood Kiver people will
attend the Hood River-Wasco County
Fair at The Dalles this week. Races
portion of the stock, $20,000, will con- will be run each day. While a fruit ex-
duct the business on the same progres- hibition will be had, the fair is more m
the nature of stock raising. ine ex
hibit of fancy stock is complete and
is this year attracting a great deal of
attention as the new sheds enable in
spection without the unpleasant
surroundings of former years. The
stalls are so arranged that visitors can
make the rounds, see- every a'niniul on
exhibition, and be under cover all the
H. S. Galligan, of this county, has
been announced as one of the judges at
Union Begins Shipments.
The apple picking season has begun
in "the Vallev. Growers have been
buzy harvesting trie earier varieties,
Kings and urvensteins. i mau
quantity of the winter varieties nave
been picked, ine union nas uegim us
shipments. Two car load of Kings
have been started on their long journey
to Hamberg, Germany, where they
have been purchased at good prices.
Harrimen Shopmen Walk Out.
The shopmen on every branch of the
Harriman Railway system, failing to
get the asked increase in wages, walk
ed out on a strike Monday. So far the
strike has created but little delay in
the passenger traffic on the roads. In
the West the walkout has been very
quiet. However, in the southern
states riotsbetween strikers and strike
breakers have.been reported.
The schools of Hood River county
were closed from Monday until today,
in order that the teachers might have
the opportunity of attending the an
nual institute for Sherman, Wasco and
Hood River counties. Accompanied by
Prof. C. D. Thompson, county super
intendent of education, a large number
of the teachers left early Monday
morning, by boat, to attend the ses
sions of the institute. The meeting
was ended yesterday and the schools
will resume work today.
At the general session Monday after
noon, Dr. C. H. Jenkins, of this city,
delivered an adress on dentistry. The
evening meeting was led by W. B.
Young. On Tuesday afternoon, J. O.
McLaughlin, prncipal of the local high
school, spoke before the high school
section ot the insitute on Arithmetic.
Wednesday morning he discussed the
same subject in connection wun ine
school Board convention.
Ray F. Murphy, who for the past
two years has been at the University
of Oregon, is teaching this year at
Hainei. He is assistant principal of