The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, March 16, 1922, Image 1

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No. I
m ,1,
Resources :
Loans and Discounts $566,301.19
United States Bonds and Other Securities 24l()03. 12
Bank Building and Fixtures 49,146.53
Other Real Estate 8 500 00
Cash and Exchange 'Ill 269,592! 14
Capital Stock , $100,000.00
Earned Surplus and Profits an mo 4
National Currency gg 800.00
Rediscounts ' n '
Borrowed Money nnr,a
DcPosits 905,670.14
T'S a satisfaction to know that when
you purchase clothes at Voet's vou
are paying the lowest price at which
good clothes can be bought.
$35 to $45
This label means quality from every angle
Ladies' Glove Silk
Hosiery, $3.50
See the
A car deserves a good home. Keeping it in a public
garage is as inconvenient as it is expensive. You never
know how it is being used - or abused.
With your own garage your car is safe and the ex
pense is less. It is there when you want it, without de
lays and disappointments. It costs so little to own a gar
age that it will quickly pay for itself in storage saved.
Step in for plans and specifications. We are ready
with ideas, plans and materials and suggestions.
Emry Lumber & Fuel Co.
Phone 2181
Fourth and Cascade
Victor Records
Reduced in List Price
10-inch Black Label, Double Faced Re
cords now listed at 85c.
Reduced to 75c
12-inch Black Label, Double Faced Re
cords now listed at $1.35.
Reduced to $1.25
77t4f Q&KoJUL Store
Come in and hear the latest March Victor Records
r -
Statement of the Condition of the
Butler Banking Company, of Hood River, Ore.
at the close of business, March 10, 1922
Loans and Discounts $638,538.42
Bonds and Warrants 135,319.32
Savings Department Loans 227,569.76
furniture and Fixtures 9,255.00
Real Estate 23,768.97
Cash on Hand and in Other Banks 196,' 763.' 49
Capital Stock $100,000.00
Surplus and Undivided Profits 45,932.27
Deposits 1,085,282.69
Member Federal Reserve System.
Doing Our Best To Save You Money
We have brought the prices of Hay and mill feeds
aown to a small margin, and we can save you money
on seeds and fertilizer, if you will let us know what
you need, bet your orders in early, we will take care of
mem wnether its by the pound or carload. We have on
hand a full line of
4 foot, per cord, $9.00 16-inch, per cord, $10.50
See Us For Prices on Hay and Feed
Transfer, Feed and Fuel
Cor. 4th and State St
Phone 2861
" 11 1 I
season shows :
Stores. $500.01)0:
4o. 16 ; chei
ies. $00. 7;
runes and
; oral
Coif Statement Made by Association Man
ager in Annual Report Agency
Declared in Fine Condition
BUSINESS IS GOOD The Hood River Machine Works
Good weather has returned and with it
good business.
Now is the time to prepare for your sum
mer's travel.
I an doing good work at Fair Prices. I
am content Are you ?
"Satisfactory Service Always"
Shay'8 SERVICE Shop
Shop 121 Res. 2772
offers you its service for Welding, Gear Cutting, and
all kinds of machine work. Starters, Generators,
Carburetors and Ignition troubles.
On all overhauling and cars rebuilt by us we will
give 90 days free service. A trial will convince
anyone that we will do the right thing.
Successor to Slutz Bros.
Tel. 3173
Fairbanks-Morse Engines and
Hayes Sprayers
The sensation of Saturday's annual
primarv meeting at mikIuh ,,r u.
Apple Growers Association, called for
nominating: candidates for the direc
torate, was the statement mad, in un-
parent earnestness, hv C,eneui m-.,,,.
ager A. W. Stone that he consider..,!
one of the sales organization's greatest
asset his numhwihln th Br....-i..
- i' m ' nn nnnny
Golf club, of Portland.
"Flavin? milf in j-I.M , t r ... " .1..
- r w viviuuii, UC
clared Mr Stone. diiD.a vine a climan-
tic ardor in his talk to tliu MM
assembled from all parts of the valley.
ii inculcates honor and honestv in a
man. It br intra nr in i,.::,-i- tmtH ......
tains of business affiars. It fosters
the cooperatvie spirit.
"A recent Monday morning Oregon
ian carried lhi
f ortland playing golf. A grower crit
icised me for beinu- ahwent f
work. I called to his attention that
my game was on Sunday. Sunday
sports have not been made my habit of
inc. uui l piav fin hat ilav nm f...
me reason that I cannot get awav at
any other time. If occasion arises,
uowever, ana I consider that it will b
w yuui uenent, l will play golf on
ween aays. I'll play a good game, if
win benefit the Association. If orca
sion requires a poor game for the or
ganization, men 1 11 niay a poor one
Mr. Stone told growers that plans
were now under way for a meeting of
growers' associations of all northwest
ern uistricts to consider a wholesale
system or cooperative buying. Th
ocooiun, uio, ne staieu, win consider a
northwestwide advertising campaign.
directorate candidates were named
as ioiiowb : K. W. Birge. C. K. Ben
ton, n,. u Brown lee, J. C. Porter. G.
n. Marsh. J; H. Jeffrey. K. J. Me
Isaac. Dr. J. I). Gnl.terv .1 H M..h.
J. K. Nunamsker and A C. Siatun -it
- -. ... ... . v.. .11 .V U, fill
members of the old board. Frank C.
uetnman. its. ii oiB w a
' - ' ' v. ... v , fl 1 H ,
Koy u. Smith.
lalks on various orchard problems
were given hv I.erov CMi,a un.i nn.
aon tj. nrown.
Mr. Stone stated that tlm
Hon now had not a worry in the world
unless it be trom the fact that the fed
erai government has not. ruled on
whether the organization must pay in
come tax. An exemption has hpn
claimed on the grounds that it is a co
operative organization.
Koy U. Smith introduced a resolution
oi me Yveuate Association, composed
of West Side growers, calling for a
cut of ZU per cent in all wages and 111
aries of employei drawing in excess of
iuu per month. It was defeated by a
strong vi.tu.
An outstanding feature of the annual
i - , ., .
icijuh oi vjeuerai manager stone was
his citation of the extreme coat of
transportation and the charges mad
uy miuuiernen in the part they play in
getting apples to the ultimate c. t
aumer. M r. Stone said :
ine oi low ins is a lummirv of th
trend of cjsts in shipping fruit to Iht
Atlantic seaboard and to Europe. This
table is given so that we can more
fully appreciate the ejttent of the pro
ceeds of our fruit paid to transporta
tion, we nave taKen the Atlantic sea
Doaru and fcuropean ports from the
fact that a very large percentage ot
our fruit is handled in this way. Th
cost per box by rail and water to New
York and to Europe is as follows:
"Prom Hood River
to New York to F.uropi
Uption No. 1 $.75 $1.2u
Upturn No. ' 79 .24
itetngeration 88 Llfl
Where ventilated steamer is used
across the Atlantic the charge is onlv
I.J.i. We ship to Lurope by water at per box.
It ii thus readily seen that a big
percentage or the proceeds of our fruit
in paiu out in transportation. On Jan
uary L 1922, a reduction was made
from 83 cents to 75 cents per box.
This reduction only extends until June
.KJ, 1922, at which time the rate will
automatically return to 83 centi per
box unlets the preient reduction is
made iiermanent.
"In the marketing of fruit hu
traniportation companies get nearly as
much as the grower do for producing
and marketing it. and h,, . i r..,.,i k.
tween the jobber and the retailer is
nearly ai much as the transportation
charges. This condition applies large
ly to horticultural products throuihout
the country and is all wriino ll
works a ireat iniuiticn to i.
sumer and grower."
Mr. Stone cited th
plaints were heard about the cost of
labor and in the handling of the fruit
than any other item. II,- ii.-, I.-. r. ,i
however, that these iUmi
charged off entirely and the grower
would not notice any great difference
in the return.
"We must," he concluded hii re
marka on this phase of his report, "de
vote more of our time and energy to
reoutir.K cueia oeiween me delivery to
traniportation companies and the de
livery to the consumer. Take for ex
ample the cost of handling a box of
apple on the Erie Pier at New York
city, practieally 16 centa per box. The
actual coat and expense of handling
this fruit is practically nil, as there is
no pnyf icai nandiinir or the fruit, yet
for I he imall service of the brokers
they get more for limply making a
aale. without inveatirg any money or
being to practieally any expense or
loss of time, than we get for receiv
ing. inapecting, handling, shi
cold storing and marketing our truit!
Thia ia ail wrong and we are and are
going to continue to devote a goodly
portion of our time and energy toward
righting Uee wrongs, which must 1
righted if our industry ia to prosper
Tim doe not apply alone to the fruit
industry, but applies in general to all
agricultural activities."
Mr. Stooe'a report shows that the1
total grow business of the agency for
. , ' Tr-"1' Umatel being
mde from March I to May 31 of this
year, will reach $1,893,216 "1, the
largest amount in Ue eight tVra it
whirl) the i.riimm.n. L... i
it tl
; the Auociat
at $3uj,ooo,
placid at $4u 000.
Mr. ytone slaieii tl
of fruit ha i idled In
eacli season since it was orj
not varied greatly, altliou
show a variation of toiw,
crop yield. The total nurn
ages lor the current sea.
1,437,778, with apples It
1,0)0,0X4 boxes. the ye;
ceeded this with a total of
which l,322.2Mi were unoks
Average pi ices on apple
as loiiows :
Gravensteins, $2.08; Kings, $1.45;
Winter bananas, $1.62; Jotiutnans,
$1.36; Delicious, $2.02; Spitzenburga,
$1.62; Arkansas Blacks, $1.71; Ort
leys, 1.52; Red Cheeks, $1.47; Oregon
Rods, $1.63. and Newtowns. Si. 61. In
making returns to growers 10 cents
per box is deducted for handling
cnarges, two cents lor advertising one
cent for purchasing fund, four cents
for building lund and a maximum of
six cents tor storage.
Returns up to March 1 have been
received on 1S per cent of the crop.
total of $1,421,146.84, in settlement
oi h,IU.9i3 boxes. Ibis ffivm an tvM
age per box of $1.59, as against a lik
average of $1.00 at the same tirnt
year ago, when but 57 per cent of tht
crop had been paid lor. Aveiage
prices on other lruit is uiven as fol
lows: Strawberries, $2.85 per crate
peats, $2.32 per box. and cherries. Ill
cents per pound
the report shows that the apples of
growers or the past season were of
lightly better quality and larger m
Size than the Vi! ,r hfnr tlim; fall
short of the seasons 191H and IB19. an!
Mr. Stone urtres that irmturi Imnrmla
graues una sizes, a condition that wi
enable the Bales department to return
better averages.
V l th 32 per cent of the cron vet. tn
oe paid tor, says the general manag
er, we cannot, make nv i i hmlv ixti
mate as to the amfjiint which will hn
received for the fruit yet unpaid for.
Market conditions, however, warrant
the conclusion that the final returns
will show an advance in nriaaa anlasa
serious break in the market occurs."
Mr. Stone's report showed Lhat the
warehousing cost of the sales
ation had decreased 34 per cent in the
past year. The decrease in wages and
salaries the past year was 32 per cent.
ine organization I inspection depart
ment, now operating under direct su
pervision of the management, Mr.
Stone stated, had been more active,
with the result that fewer rejections
on cars of apples were noted. The de
partment, he Stated no on v operator
to eliminate the nackitiL' ol low ura" n
apples, but to aid rowers in th pro
duction of clean crops.
Mr. Stone complimented the Hood
River Experiment Stat ... aad jw.i
growers to avail themselves til id iri
Mr. Stone's reDOl t . ihows a total in-
tommcrcial Club to
opmei t
Mount Hood
I is
elaboration of plans for the de
nent of scenic assets of the for-
area around the base of Mount
will be featured at the Manh
: the Commercial club next
i Vi "ip1- I-1 K- Wheeler, of the
and lelegram, will be chief
ker at the session. Mr. Wheeler
member of the Mount Hood fn
committee, composed of prominent
1 ortland citizens and men from other
sections, who since last July, follow
ing a tour around the mountain, have
engaged in various activities tending
to stimulate interest in a development
of the scenic asset.
p- C- Crew, secretary of the club,
who Monday night arranged with Mr
Wheeler by telephone for his participa
tion in the meetmir. Mil!---- that mmL
dents of all parts of tka vail u,
pected here for the
ments will be served following the addresses.
The season's senaii,m in f-.,,f .-
cles is the axniaaai
Manager Stone of the Annie Growers
Association of the summary dismissal
year aizo bv the directomtu .-.f u.i.
anager C. W. McCullagh and Dwieht
I.. Woodruff, in eha
York City oflice of the organization.
Mr. Stone stated that the Uvniun.n
-" vAiniiaituil
was due growers because of the circu
lation of proiiHiand
in i ..... i i.- iui
the discharge of the men. Th rno
al manager said :
While 1 do not care at this limo t
enter into a full and complete discus
sion of this proposition and all the
matters which caused the change in
o,.r sales department at Hood River
and New York. I feel that I am war-
ranted in giving to our membeis sufli-
lent iniormation so that thu urili oo.
that the I'our.-e pur ued bv the As-oci-
ation in this matter was wholly justi
lied. Mt. Stone then uuoted the fol
lowing wires between Mr. McCullagh
following tei-
Uld Mr. Woodruff. Th
gram was dated March 7. 1921 :
"Dwight L, Woodruff,
204 Franklin Street,
New York. N. Y..
"Tonight Board after
tlotied KeiJ.V'Taub deal
pear deal and taliforn.a Newtuwn
in which we foitied. met in immi
aion, theo reipn.
stone men
d Chle ,.
H I Dl
fl ov r
ted my contisi t
been rai
i 1 1 1 u ' I 1 1
f.-r-Cv Ul
end Ultl
id b
of $404. 73, whiih
ml Hi
uver, On
it ormnt io
U i
Judge Darby has been i
attorney for the North l a
irrgation interests, that h
plans for development of
i general
Co. and
central Ore
gon. Judge Ii ill.. It is stated uvill
take immeditae charge of an adjudica
tion of water rights of the entire De
schutes river watershed. A petition
has already been forwarded to tht
State Water Board, asking this body
to proceed formally with such an ad
Ihe adjudication, it is stated, will
be facilitated bv dat a alroaili rn ,
available by the Deschutes Cooperative
act, whereby the state, coopeartng on
an equal basis of expense with the
federal government, conducted an ex
haustive survey of the water? bed.
Power rights included with " af
rrigatiunists. the ad indication will ha
a record for magnitude.
The North Canal Co., which controls
for development 2ti,iHKl acres of valu
able Carev act land, is backed hv n ,
influence of Samuel Hill. Ex-Governor
West is a moving ipirit in the irriga
tion activities, the scope of which in
ude a general development nt th hiu
central Oregon landeil area. The pro-
posedjfiiieratuins are attracting north
westwide attention. The pIhiim HTM
being launched auspiciously, in that no
burden of initial debt will hamper
progress. One of thj features of the
development call for the colonization
of the land, following the contruction
of adquate irrigation systems, by
picked settlers from Europe.
Tniv in up
Frank A. McDonald, superintendent
of the East Fork Irrigation District,
savs that the ueeo drifts of snow und
foil ,v.
ana a
Mr UOUii laun
New Yo'k, N. Y..
"Dcir Mr. Taub: I did not
ur Uggestion to loll for tuo,
half cents per box on the 32 cars 1
I .. i; ii
cureu irom rveuy, as each car was
shipped, for the reason that I knew
this would be an annoyance for you to
send a check for ea. h car ,-parately,
so thought best to wait until the close
of the seastm.
"Inasmuch as all cars have been
shipped, I presume, and undoubtedly
of 756 boxes each, you may at your
convenience send me a draft for the
amount. 1 preler draft for some
the clerks at our banks talk more
less about deposits made whe re . Ii.,' If a
are from fruit dealers. 1 figure the 32
cars at 756 boxes each amounts to 24 -192
boxs Oi 24 cents amounts to $604.
80, but you send whatever is right.
"Sincerely trust the deal proved a
successful one.
"Yours very truly,
(Signed) C. W. McCullagh."
"Before the contracts with those
parties were cancelled." Mr. Stnn
stated, "each appeared in person
fore the board of directors and
unanimous and final conclusion of
Board on passing upon the conduct of
these two parties was as follows,
'That lioth Dwight L. Woodruff and
C. W. McCullagh, by reason of their
unfaitfhul service and their failure to
discharge the outies they owed to the
Apple Growers Association while em
ployed by it, be forever barred from
any further or future employment by
the Association, and also from receiv
i i"g anv recommendation of any kind or
nature commending their services.'
"We have given ou only a small
part of the transaction which led up to
the cancelling of these contractu for
service and have been careful onlv to
quotations trom eorrestxindeiice
il ve
sleet in ravines and filling the ditobe? I 90 tnat thtre could b" 00 Paibility of
of the system may prove inconvenient De"!K unfair to our former employes
. L. j i . : , . . . : T.itl will ,in, rl
iaj mtiiirmniB in apply ing tneir nrst
prays this season. The water is
turned into the ditch early, in order to
provide water for spray mixtures.
"The Snow ! now nine feet Hen !
nluce. in tl... A t.h " u,-a M il ... 'VetV
i f ...w ... . , caj a ..... mi evil I ,
! aid. "and it will take some time to get 9m on'y one
it cleared ur, Th.. ',l,ltrn,ti,,n u'ill ...
hinder irrigation, as water will not 'ou take 'nt
be needed for this pur pi se for some
You will understand, however, this
only a small part of the transactions
which led to the discontinuance of the
services of these parties with the As
sociation, but it is sufficient, so that
mend er will realize lhat there
' sued under the circumstances, when
of tl
that both
; to furnish a state
I tiy the Associat
.questionable activi
Mr. Woodruff is
ager of a Cooiier-
now general
live growers f
he ir
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