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HOOD RIVER GLACIER THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 191C
As everyone wears shoes and slippers, there is no other one article that will please
as many different people, as a nice pair of shoes or slippers. And the way shoes
are advancing in price you can save money by buying now.
Our Stock of Felt Slippers to Fit All Sizes of Feet WAS NEVER MORE COMPLETE
As we placed our order early we are able to quote reasonable prices on them.
Child's Red Felt Bootee, white Kew
pie trimmed cuff
Child's Red Felt Slippers
Misses Red Felt Slippers
Child's Red Comfy Slipper
Misses Red Comfy Slippers
Boys Maroon Felt Slippers
Ladies embroidered felt comfy slip
pers with soft leather soles in beauti
ful color combinations.
Ladies fine felt comfy slippers in
$1.50 & $1.75
Ladies felt Juliets with leather soles
and heels, plain
Ladies fur trimmed Felt Juliets, leath
er soles and heels
Men's Felt comfy slippers with soft
leather soles, as well as with regular
soles and heels; black, brown and
$1.50 & $1.75
Men's black felt romeos, high cut
with soles and heels
Men's leather house slippers in black
$1.50 to $2.50
Men's felt and leatherette house slip
pers with and without heels
MOTOR WEAVE AUTO ROBES DfoYV Mr.Vatll l C WE REDEEM 011 B00KS
THE IDEAL CHRISTMAS Dldgg lYlcl Cdll III" VJl). OF GREEN TRADING STAMPS
GIFTS Hood River Oregon IN CASH
MANY VISITORS SEE
EAGLE CREEK TRAIL
NOTICE OF TAX LEVY
For Hood River County, Oregon
Pursuant to Chapter 234 of the General Laws of Oregon for the
year 1915, and by Order of the County Court, notice is hereby given
to the taxpayers of Hood River County that the County Court of
said County will convene on the 28th day of December, 1916, at the
hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court House in the City
of Hood River in said County, for the purpose of discussing with
the taxpayers of said County the proposed estimate of taxes to be
levied for the year 1916 as hereinafter contained.
The Court will remain in session during the entire day, and if
it shall appear to the Court that all taxpayers who desire to discuss
the proposed budget have not had an opportunity to be fully heard
on said day, Court will adjourn to the following day for the purpose
of completing the discussion of the proposed tax levy.
COUNTY COURT AND COMMISSIONERS:
Salary of County Judge $900.00
Expenses of office 100.00
Per diem for Commissioners 600.00
Traveling exDenses 300.00
Exporting books ... 300.00 $2200.00
Jurors, witnesses, reporters, bailiffs, etc.
Officers, jurors, witnesses, etc
Salary of Sheriff
Salary of one deputy
Expenses of office 300.00
Salary of Clerk 1200.00
Salary of one deputy 900.00
Office expenses 400.00 2500.00
DISTRICT SEALER-Of Weights and Measures 190.00
CORONER'S OFFICE-Expense of Inquests 75.00
COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE:
Salary of Treasurer 500.00
Expenses of office 50.00 550.00
COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE:
Salary of Superintendent 600.00
Traveling expenses 150.00
County Institute 150.00
Expense of examinations 50.00
Office expenses 100.00 1050.00
COUNTY FRUIT INSPECTOR-Per diem and expenses 600.00
Salary of Assessor 1000.00
Other expenses 1100.00
High School Tuition Fund
County School Fund
Estimated Receipts for 1917.
Fees of Clerk's office
Interest on daily deposits
Refund on bounty claims
Refund from auto licenses
State appropriation for county fairs . .
5 per cent sale timber lands by state
Pool room licenses
United States Forest Reserve Rentals
Tha Eagle Creek camp grounds on
the Oregon National Forest attracted
16,000 fvisitota from thirty atatei and
a doten foreign countries during tha
outing season; of 1916. according to T.
H. Sherrard, supervisor of the Oregon
National Forest. This ia tha first sea
son these camp grounda have been
1 easily accessible to the public.
! The grounds hav been developed
under a carefully devised plan of the
forest service to make them both at
tractive and convenient to campers and
visitors. Nearly one hundred camp
sites with ssfe fire places and other
conveniences have been prepared. Ex
cellent water haa been piped to the
grounds and a sewer system Installed.
A public comfort atation is centrally
located where it ia accessible from all
parts of the grounds. A short loop
rosd from the Columbia Highway
makes it possible for automobile par
lies to drive directly to a camp site,
thus making the packing of equipment
and aupplies unnecessary.
A forest officer was stationed at the
camp grounds during the season who
assisted visitors in finding a satisfac
tory camp site and parking place for
their machine. He saw that a fire was
kept burning in a large concrete stove
for the convenience of transient parties
in making coffee'or cooking food with
out having to start a fire. A supply of
fire wood was kept ready for visitors'
use, and garbage cans were convent
ently placed about the grounds.
Among the 15,000 visitors at these
camp grounds were parties from AlaB
ka. Canada, China. England. France.
Germany, Hawaii, Japan, New Zealand,
Scotland, and Switerland, besides 30 of
the states of the Union.
In preparing for the winter, the pipe
lines have been disconnected and the
comfort station locked. The tent oc
cupied by the ranger aa a temporary
quarters has been taken down. It is
planned to build a permanent ranger
station on the grounds the coming
A topographic survey of the grounds
has just been made, and a lartte num
ber of new camp sites on the west side
of Eagle creek are planned. An auto
mobile bridge across the creek is part
of the plan to make the new camp
sites more accessible.
The trail up Eagle creek has been
completed for four and a half miles to
a bridge site a mile and a half above
tho Punch Bowl. Here a bridge will
be built 60 feet long and 125 feet above
the creek. It is expected to complete
tnis trail to wantum lake next season.
The excellent cooperation of visitors
in keeping the camp grounds in a neat
and attractive condition is appreciated
by the forest officers who have charge
oi tne grounds.
"Because public camping grounds of
this sort meet a real need," says Mr.
Sherrard, "the forest service is dan
ning to develop several suitable sites on
the National Forests of Oregon and
Washington in 1917. According to pres
ent plans, a camp ground near Rock
dale on the Snouualmie forest will un
dergo the most extensive development
COUNTY SURVEYOR'S OFFICE:
Surveyor, deputies and expenses
COURT HOUSE EXPENSES:
Telephone, all offices 150. 00
Salary of Janitor v 420.00
Wood - . 75.00
BOY'S AND GIRL'S AID SOCIETY-
JAIL-Board, medicine, repairs, supplies, etc 400.00
CARE OF POOR:-Relief, supplies, medicines, hospital,
charges, physicians, railroad fare, etc. . 4500.00
SCHOOL LIBRARY . 300.00
INDIGENT SOLDIERS Relief Work 450.00
INSANE -Examinations and committments 75.00
SCALP BOUNTY 150.OO
WIDOWS' PENSION 2500.00
EXPERIMENT STATION 2000.00
INTEREST ON COLUMBIA RIVER HIGHWAY BONDS 3750.00
TAX REBATE AND PREMIUM ON BONDS
PRINTING AND ADVERTISING:
County Court Proceedings..
Miscelleanous notices .
BRIDGES AND CULVERTS-.
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS -Road supervisors, lumber, tools
machinery, viewers. suDDlies. maintenance, construction 42000 00
Miscelleanous 1500 00
Special Levies Certified to the County Clerk.
School District No. 1 5 mills.
2 3 1-2 mills
3 8 1-2 mills
4 4 mills
5 2 mills
6 3 1-2 mills
7 3 mills
8 2 mills
9 3 mills
10 3 mills
11 6.6 mills
12 2 1-2 mills
13 4 mills
14 2 mills
15 3 mills
16 6 mills
Union High School No. 2 4 mills
Balances in Various Funds at
Close of Business Oct. 31, 1916.
General County $18,551.19
County School Fund 6,246.27
Road Fund $486.96
School Library $6.15
County Library 42.65
City of Hood River 33.89
East Fork Irrigation District
Fire Patrol 120.94
County Fair 619.88
Columbia Highway Bonds $2,543.56
Columbia River Highway Interest . . 645.79
Trust Fund 893.42
High School No. 1 832.12
High School No. 2 701.61
Road District Number 1 450.17
1916 Levy 1 684.25
School District Number 1 1,313.13
6 .. 657.23
Billy Sunday Fund 327.25
Cash in hands Co. Treas. $39,239.45
Totals $42,276.12 $42,276.12
By order of County Court, -
Kent Shoemaker, Clerk.
Portland, Ore., Dec. I, 1916.
To the Editor: It having come to
the notice of the undersigned that you
have expressed an interest in the pend
ing proposition for the improvement of
Colmubia river at the town oi Hood
Kiver, Ore., you are hereby informed
that the report thereon, authorized by
Act of Congress, approved March 4.
1915, has been made and is unfavorable
to the improvement. The principal
grounds upon wnicn tne adverse con
elusions are based are:
That the most economical method of
improvement to sene the water bourne
commerce of Hood Kiver would be the
construction of a wharf located on the
main channel of the river and connect
ed with the city road by means of a
pue trestle approach.
You are further notified that all in
terested parties have the privilege of
an appeal from this conclusion to the
Board of Engineers for Rivers and
Harbors, a permanent body sitting at
W alining ton, O. C, to which all exam
ination and survey reports of thia char
acter are referreed. Parties desiring
to do so may be heard on appeal by the
ttoara, euner orally or in writing.
Written communications should be ad
dressed to the Board of Engineers for
Rivers and Harbors, Southern Build
ing, Washington, D. C, and should be
mailed in time to be in possession of
the said board within four weeks from
the date of this communication. If,
however, you have imporant data to
communicate to the board, which can
not be collected and put in shape for
proper presentation within four weeks
the board should be informed of this
fact without delay and request made
for an extension of the limiting date
for submitting information. It oral
hearings are desired, dates for same
may be arranged for by correspondence
wun me ooara.
Any further information needed may
be obtained by application to thia office.
but attention is invited to the following
regulation as to the manner in which
such information may be furnished:
"Where interested partiea desire data
necessary lor the preparation ot their
appeal to the Board of Engineers for
Kivers ana narDors, it will be given
them verbally by the .district officer,
or, in his absence, by the senior assist
ant engineer connected with the im
provement. They will not be permitted
to have access to the report without
authority from the Chief of Engin
You are reouested to communicate
the foregoing to any persons known to
be interested in the improvement and
who, not being known to thia office, do
nui receive a copy or mis eomunica
tion. Very respectfully,
Major, Corps of Engineers.
WILL GIVE LECTURE
Prof. Brumbaugh, of the Oregon
Agricultural College, will deliver a
lecture on the evening of Saturday,
December 16, at the Pine Grove ball,
on "The Laws of Water Righta."
While Prof. Brumbaugh ia not a mem
ber of the extension department of the
Corvallis institution, he has been se
cured by the Pine Grove people for this
Prof. Brumbaugh., who is known as
an authority on water rights matters,
was here last winter to talk at the
community institute held at the Pine
Grove church. He made a very favor
able impression, and the announcement
of his return is sure to attract wide
Commercial Printing at Glacier office,
REFLECTIONS OF MID
(A paper by Capt. H. C. Coe)
Home Life of the Indian :-In their
bom life the Indiana were kind and
tender hearted. Cruelty to either man
or beast waa not tolerated. I do not
think that the Indian is constitutional
ly lazy. When there waa nothing of
importance on hand, he would do an
unlimited amount of aleeping, and the
houra spent in daylight alumber in no
way affected the quality or quantity
spent during the silent watches of the
night. He is a sociable being and
loves company, spending the greater
part of bia time either visiting or be
ing visited. His ever ready cayuse
was saddled, and chanting a weird
song, he ambled along to a swap ysms,
gamble or have a game of shinny. The
Indian waa a great gambler either
with horse racing or with bones.
This game, one of their own inven
tion, waa remarkable for its simplicity.
A number of men, usually not less
than eight or ten on a side, were
seated opposite each other on the
ground. In front of each side waa
placed a couple of loose bosrds on
which they beat with short sticks, ac
companied by singing. A man from
each side was chosen as operator and
took seats in the middle facing each
other. Two pieces ot bone were pro
vided each, the bone being about an
inch and a half long and half an inch
in diameter. The bone was smoothed
and dressed at the ends. One bad a
grove cut in the middle around which
black thread was wrapped. -Choice was
made and the winner started the game.
All bets had been previously made.
Anything ard everything of a personal
nature was bet. One on one side would
take off his blanket and challenge
someone facing him. The challenged
would promptly accept, pulling off his
blanket and tying the two together
throw them to the general heap at one
side. Another would pull of his
breeches, accepting a challenge from
the opposite side, tie the legs together
and throw the articles on the pile, and
so on until all bets were made.
Then the music started on the side
that held the bones. The man with the
bones took one in each hand, put them
behind him, keeping time to the song
with his body and hands, hands some
times behind him, sometimes in front
of him, passing the black bone from
one hand to the other until he thought
he had his opponent puzzled and then
with a sign or a peculiar note the song
ceased, and holding his clinced hands
up in front of him his opponent would
attempt to guess the hand holding the
black bone. If correct the bones were
passed over to him. I neglected to
mention that about two dozen Bticks of
about six inches each in length were
used in place of chips, a stated number
being forfeited with each failure to
guess the location of the black bone.
This is kept up until one side or the
other wins all of the sticks.
Shinny was played with a ball made
of maple gnarl and hockey sticks. The
side driving the ball beyond a set
boundary on the opposite side won. At
least Vi iilavtra were rtuuired on a
side. In early days here a band of
young men from the Klickitats would
come over, usually on Sunday, to play
Hood River. They always took their
losses good r.sturedly, and when some
unfortunate lost both blanket and
breeches be was jeered unmercifully.
The women were always busy, even
when entertaining company. Their fin
gers kept time with their tongues. They
were expert at basket weaving, mocca
sin making and headwork. The basket
was water tight and the larger ones
were frequenlty used to boil roots in,
hot stones being dropped into them.
Some of their moccasins, with highly
colored beads in various patterns in
them, were gorgeous. They were
faithful in their work in field and orch
ards. I never had to urge or hurry
them. In fact the shoe was on the
other foot, when, as I was starting
home, some old woman with a load of
fruit or potatoes would call out, "Hun
nah, Henly, hiak, clouwak, mika" (Oh
hurry up Henry, you are awful Blow).
Some of the men were experts in
making bows and arrows and covering
them with sinew. Some of the obsid
ian bow and arrow points were of the
most delicate workmanship. The bow
strings were of twisted sinew as per
fect as tnougn made with machinery.
From childhood down through the
years oi mannood to old age 1 have
known them intimately and have loved
them, loved them for their simple man
nood ana womanhood, loved them for
their wealth of humanity. As I turn
in sickening horror from the lurid
headlines of my morning paper, telling
of the bloodstained shambles of the
battle fields of the most Christianized,
educated nations of the earth, whose
lives and energies to the utter limit
are employed in devising and inventing
engines and diabolical contrivances to
destroy their fellow man, my thoughts
turn backward to the daya of long ago,
to scenes of peace and simple happi
ness, away from strife and struggles
of modern civilization, to where indeed
the simple life must be lived and let
live, to the simple, untutored God-
Ll 1 .LMJ ' . .
uicbhcu cmiuren oi nature, iar oeyond
the echoing scream of the locomotive
whietle or tho latest invention of sci
ence. For all these are we happier
Lo, the poor Indian with untutored
mind, is richer than we richer in the
joy of living-richer, in that he in
peace can lie down and die without
fear of an avenging god or eternal
punishment. His god opens the pearly
gates wide to all and says "Come."
The Happy Huntine Ground, with tha
dun deer roaming in the evergreen
glades, is waiting. His bow and quiver
of arrows is in his hand. Just ahead
is the Great Divide. It is aoon crossed.
ah is wen.
SCHOOL WILL HAVE
The eustomarv anrintoima ri,r,..i
about vacation days will no longer in
terest tha children nf tha tr-i
, . ; " " " upper v al
ley pupils of the Valley Crest school.
m meeimg wun county school Su
nerintendent Gihann tha hii ,.t v.
pper Valley school district decided to
dismiss the school during the months
of December, January and February.
School wilt be taught throughout the
months of June. Julv nH a.
cation time for the rest of the valley
" "" wn uy me upper
Vallev school board htciiiu t h
. v. tu, UCCU
snows prevailing during the winter sea
son, when, it is declared, tha hjiH..
cannot attend school. Tha mnni..
months in the high altitude at tha very
base of Mount HnnH !,,. f
- - , tuui.
The winter term vacation will not be
gin until neit year.
We will writft vnnr Fira 1
Life and Accident Insurance and Bonds
in the lareefltand hoot mr,..; .u
est insurance agency in the city. J. M
Culbertsoo & Co., phone 2483. . tf
Wishes to announce that
for the next fifteen days
she will have a sale of mil
On The Heights
and will sell everything in
stock at and below cost.
Fruit and Farm
F. B. Snyder
B. B. Powell
Hood River Plumb
Tinning nd Sheet Metal Work. Gasoline
Engines, Pumps, Rams. Repairing Prompt
ly Attended. Estimates Furnished. Phons
1624. Next to City Water Office.
Telephone 80'1 Elliot BUIg.
Wilbur & Hazlett
HOOD RIVER - OREGON
ERNEST O. SMITH
Rooms 1 and 2 Hall Building
Hood River, Ore.
LOUI8 A. KEED ALBERT P. RKEU
L. A. & A. P. REED
Two Doors North of Postofflce
DERBY & STEARNS
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
H. L. DUMBLE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Calls promptly answer 3d in town or country
Day or NlgQt.
Telephone: Kenidence, 1031: Office, I2U.
Office In the Brosius Bnlldlc
Dr. Justin M. Waugh
EYE, EAR AND THROAT
Offlce in Eliot Bldg.
9 A. M. to a i M.
J. F. WATT, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Telephones: Office, 1001; residence, 3(71.
SURGEON O.K. sN. Co.
E. D. KANAGA
Physician and Surgeon
Phones: Office 4211
Office in Eliot
Dr. V. R. Abraham
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Brosius Block
Office Phone 4151 Residenc phone 4152
DR. MARCUS THRANE
SPECIALIZING IN CHRONIC DIS
EASES, INCLUDING EYE, EAR
NOSE AND THROAT
Offices in First National Bank Building
Hours 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.
Pine Grove Residence phone Odell 4619
Dr. Jesse Edgington
Office at Residence 903 Fourth St.
HOOD RIVER - - OREGON
Office Hours 9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5 p. m.
DR. E. MILLER
Calls answered promptly day or night.
Office over Reed & Henderson, Room 4
HOOD RIVER, OREGON
JOHN W. 8IFTON
Physician and Surgeon
OFFICE SMITH BLOCK
Phones: Office 2021 Residence 5418
C. H. JENKINS, D. M.D.
Telephones: Office 1081; residenc 3 3331
Office over Butler Bank
H. D.W. PINEO, D. D. S.
Rooms 4, 5 and 6 Telephone
Smith Building 2021
E. L. SCOBEE, D. D. S.
Telephones : Office 3161 ; residence 3421
uitice in .brosius Building
Dr. William Morton Post
Rooms 1 and 2 Hall Bldg. Phone 2101
HOOD RIVER, OREGON
Stranahan & Slaven
Contractors & Builders
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.