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HOOD RIVER, OREGON,“’THURSDAY, MAY Í, 1924
¡HIGH SCHOOL 0P-
Conservative enough to be
Liberal enough- to satisfy
all reasonable people. .
Accessories of the smart Toilette w
new Standards of Style, Beauty and Value.
ALL SEATS TO STUDENT SHOW SOLD
Natim T mwnw at tka lialta-tNat
Perfume - Toilet Water - Face Powder - Tai
cum Lotion - Single and Double Vanities
Lipstick - Cleansing Cream - Vanish
ing Cream - Sachet - Bath Crystals
BrilUantine - Fragrant Dusting Powder
ORntta Orna Noada,
Tills Is operetta week in Hood River.
Monday the Rialto theatre was well
crowd«! by friends and parents of
Odell high School students, who pre
sented ‘The Toreadors.” Tomorrow
afternoon and evening the annual op
eretta of the Hood River high school
will be given.
The most popular shows given in
Hood River are the annual musical
presentations of the high school. di
rected by Mrs. C. H. Henney. This
year, as last, all the tickets for the
evening performance hgve been sold
out. Reservations are not being made
for the matinee, but It is,expected that
the house will be crowded to the limit
at the afternoon show.
The caRt of characters of the Odeji
show was ns follows:
Honor Dictorio. wealthy farmer,
great admirer of Toreadors, Gail
Benita and Juanita, his twin daugh
ters. Loutina Mull and Blanche Tucker.
_ ' Juan and Pablo, son« of neighboring
farmers and great admirers of Benita
and Juanita, Maurice Fletcher and
Senor Hwateo and Senor Whackeo,
beggars masquerading as Toreadors,
Gordon Graff and Kenneth Malloy.
Dolores apd Marla, friends of Jua
nita and Benita, Leia Barrie and Vi-
Group of dancing gtrls, chorus of
girls, chorus of men ; celebrating Ben
ita and Juanita’s birthday.
Those who will participat» in tha
local school operetta, "»pita,” will
be: John Mohr. Ethel Samuel. Tom
Clark. Werdna Isbell, Rahl<»s Epping.
Alice Carson. Clifton Eimnel and Wil-
mnth Gibson. With Miss Lucile Geg-
enheimer at the piano, the high school
orchestra will a<-com]>sny the singers.
Mrs. Edgar Franz will have charge of
the dancing ntimlters. Specialty dance
numbers will be given by Helen Kel
logg and Charles Taft. ..Vocal unios
will be given by Helen Jones and
Betty Staten. The Freshman Girls’
Glee club will also give between act
“Pepita” ia a Mexican operetta, and
the costumes will be Spanish and Mex
KRESSE DRUG COMPANY
The First National Bank
HOOD RIVER. OREGON
HIRTY years ago. we put in our first crop on
our farm here and thirty times we had the
joy that only cornea with the hopes and fears
of what shall the harvest be. Although we
have plenty to do without writing for the
newspapers, many of our old friends and cui
tomen tell us they havet been looking for our ad in the
accustomed place in the Glacier, so wé are here again.
Of course we are advertising to create a market for
what we grow, but as we are specializing in a‘few vegeta
bles, it<seems rather monotonous to have so little variety
to talk about; but we have no patienee with the man that
diversifies—the world approves of the man that makes the
best mouse trap.
Koberg's Nonpareil Asparagus (Nonpareil means noth
ing better) stands for Quality in any Northwest market at
the head. It took us years to put it there and we”are
zealously trying tofkeep it there. It sells in Hood River
for less than in any other market — 20 cents per 1 pound
bunch — and it’s in its prime now.
" A traveler once asked Aesop how long it
would take to get to Athena. Aesop said that
he didn’t know, and the traveler stalked off ex
asperated. After he had walked for a few mo
ments, Aesop hailed him.
, -- -
“It will take you one hour to reach Athens,’’ -
“Why didn’t you say so in the first place” demanded
“Because,” said Aesop, “I had to see how fast you
There are travel* w on the road to “Financial Inde
pendence” whd probably would like to know when they
will reach their goal. According to Aesop, it will depend
on the amount and regularity of the deposits they make.
DEE ROAD ASSOCIA
TION IS ORGANIZED
BUTLER BANKING COMPANY
Federal RtMrve System
Some of our Tomato Plants are ready to set out now
and we will have them on dale Saturday. 60 cents per
dozen io a basket
At a meting at Dee last Friday
night the Dee Highway Improvement
Association was formed with the fol
lowing executive committee: . Leroy
Child«, chairman ; R. A. Colllna, Sec
retary. and E. H. Green, O. F. Stouf
fer. J. J. Krumenacher, J. H. Cren-
«haw, R. 8. Hazeltine and Luhr Jen
sen. The session drew a general at
tendance from Dee Flat ranchera and
representatives of the Oregon Lumber
Co. A delegation of the Hood River
Chamber of Commerce waa present.
Speaking of the alma of the organiza
tion, Secretary Colline Mid:
“A committee waa appointed to inter
view the county court and’Mak for a
survey and estimate of coat« of three
proposed route«, a new road by way
of the West Side, creasing Hood river
at Bloucher’s station ; the improve
ment of the old river road, or a tie-in
road by way of west Odell with the
Mount Hood Ixiop highway.
“Our organization will be governed
by the most practical and lea«t extiens
ire route. The Dee section is deter
mined to have an all the year road
to the city Instead of one on which
they cannot travel for a month or two
JOHN KOBERG, P roprietor
CHINESE AND JAPANESE PARASOLS
When you let us supply your budding
needs you get a great deal more than juat so
many feet of lumber—bundles of shingles—
pounds of nails—or panels of Beaver Board.
DIRECT FROM THE ORIENT
You get the benefit of our building
ALL SIZES AND PRICES-
material knowledge and experience in S t v ic e
that help* you get the resulta you wantat the
right price. Service first in planning the work
—more service in selecting proper materials—
speedy service in delivering the goods.
GAINSBOROUGH POWDER PUFFS
You pay for the materials. The service peya
for itaelf in the larger volume of business it
brings through super-satisfied customers.
Hair Nets, Bobbed Hair Combs, etc.
LEGION TO TAKE
ROSE FESTIVAL PART
It will pajl you to
be one of them.
HOOD RIVER DRUG CO
“The Mount Hood Climbers" are due
to invade Portland during the Rose
Festival thia year. This is an organi
zation that ia in process of organisa
tion by ths Hood River American le
gion Post. Eligibility into the dub
will require that one has reached the
summit of Mount Hood, which the
legion Post Is seeking to popularize
by holding an annual recreational par
ty in mld-July. The legion climbs
have already succeeded in taking more
than 250 to the top of the anow peak.
The Climbers, who according to ang-
geationa that have been made to the*
I-eglon Poet he turned into an Apple
Valley organization something akin to
Portland's Rosariana. will take a ma
jor part in one of the Rose Festival
imrades. Cedi Lifferty, window dress
er for the Frans Hardware Co.,' has
lieen given the commisaion of decorat
ing a float for the parade. E. A.
Franz, his employer, has aaaured the
legionnaires that he will cooperate in
every way possible in making the float
a success. Tlie float will be followed
by a long line of marchers, some of
them wearing colored glasses and with
their faces smeared with black grease
¡mint as though ready for an immedi
ate aacent to the top of the peak.
MERCHANTS’ LUNCH—FOUNTAIN SERVICE
“We are as near to you as your telephone.
EMR Y LUMBER & FUEL CO
Everything to Build Anything
RALPH LARAWAY IN
RECORD MOTOR TRIP
is now open for the season
A record trip .from Eugene waa
’ made Saturday night by Ralph Lar
away. Mr. Laraway. in order to be
-here to celebrate the -birthtUy .mF
1 veraary of his mother. Mrs. W. F.
Imraway, left the nnlvi isW) town,
accompanied by hia wife and their
twin daughtmr.' Mlaaes Barbara and
Adelaide, at <1 p. m. The party ar
rived here at 2 a. m. They had a
birthday breakfast with Mr. and Mrs.
The visitors left on the return trip
to Eugene at 2 p. m. Mr. Laraway de-
' dared that the driving was good be
cause of the excellence of the roads.
| He is engaged In the automobile buai-
The management wishes Hood River folk to feel
that tfils is their own hostelry.
We will be glad to greet you at any time.
CEO. R. TREMBLAY,
new in the university dtf.
Mr. and Mrs. Laraway have an
other eon, Seth Laraway- at Eugene
He operatea a large Jewelry store th,
largest in that section of the state,
and a music etore. He ia now engaged
in constructing a large building, which
will include three new Stores. Hia
music estabUaiMseat will oeeupy me
of the new stores.-—-■ -.7-.^------
SIX WILL BE COMPLETED THIS WEE!
250 ARE EXPECTED
AT BLOOM BANQUET
Before May End» Crew» WH Start Steel
The third annual banquet of the
Hood River Chamber of Commerce 1«
expected to draw 260 guests to lie
Columbia Gorge hotel tonight
retary William P. Allyn has received
word from J. P. Jaegger, president of
the Portland Progressive Bu-iness
Men’s club that about 100 member« of
that organisation will motor here for
the banquet. The visitors will reach
here about 4.30 thia afternoon. They
will be greeted by members oFlhe
local chamber and taken for a t<-ne of
blossoming orchard section«.
Delegations from Mosier and other
mid-Columbia fruit sections are ex-
|>ected. The Mosier folk will bring
with them students of the grade school,
who will entertain the banquet guests
with a junior vaudeville show.
‘Capt. Geo. R. Wilbur, president of
the chamber will ba toastmaster Chief
«peakers will be Rev. R. A. Hutchin
son. pastor of the Upper Valley. United
church; ; A.
. 8. Dudley,
manager of the
State' Chamber of Comment»,
and Jake Alien, well known publicity
man of Eugene.
Construction work on the Waukoua
interstate brlilge has ranched the
ptiint' where motorists
and down ’the’oTu’SbM Ri *‘^*hfgh’
the project. Crtw« han» completed
pouringconcrete on six of the grnreful
I’h'ra. which will rise, durlug iierioda
the water line. A seventh of the great
piere will Is» completed before next
week is ended. Two others are hbova
the water Rhe and will be »-omiileted
hoon.- ,Two oi the piers will not ba
ereeted until the waters of the stream
decline after the annual early sum
As vJewwl today by motorists over
• he sumic highway, the piers have the
u|>I>earance of great stacks or .chiaa-
nejH for some industrial plant.
V lowed at an eight or 10 mile distance
from some eminence on the highway
they appear dwarfed. It takes a visit
down 4« the actual works, where dur
lug, the past week a crew of 69 men
some of them working double shift,
in order to keep'forma in place for
Hie concrete crew, to have the sine
of tlie piers emphasized-especially
their height. A layman kuoww full
well that the eoucrete piers are as
high as the workman say after he has
climbed to the top ef one. One climbs
by pulling himself up over the binding
reinforcement, used to hold the forms
in shape when the wet concrete ia
poured ip. And when he has reached
the top with a hurricane blowing from
the east, as it did last week, he is con
tent to look off at distant Mount Hood
and not try to study the surging cur
rent of the Columbia hurrying si«»»»
When, the sfirt spans are once in
place and one la able to motor out
over the 2t)-foof roadway, the view
obtained will be superb. The ennyou
op< ua up some seven mile« to the want,
and for evep a longer distance will cme
M able from hia cur to behold the
glories of old mother nature’« handi
work off to the east
And It will not be many days; now
uutil the< ret-tet-tat yt the riveter’s
»'ompreaaed air hammers will
in« I*“’ HdtoMimMa
May IS to SI, it la ant
30 «airloads of ateei fabricated by «tee
Pa., will he on the ground and the
will bejmw petting ftp
HOOD RIVER WINS
With teams from three other high
school*, Moro, Arlington and Steven
son competing. Hood River high sriioel
HatuiMey won the annual mid-Co|nm-
bla track meet by an overwhelming
score. The local score was 71. Hte
venaon was second with 28 points.
Hood River winning the trophy for a
third consecutive year, gained per
manent possession of a silver mi|>,
given by ths local school class of 1922
The two high point»area of the local
school were Bun Epping and Jess Hat
thome, the former with 17 points and
the latter with 16. Hood River won
the half-mile relay race tn one mtyuti;
and 41 2-B seconds. The team waa
composed of McCarty, Jess Haiti horne.
Roger Woodyard and Bartley Wood
yard. Mohler, of Stevspson. woir first
in the polo vault, reaching 10 feet,
and Ifattftdme waa a close second.
Coach Keeney, of the local school,
encouraged by the ahowtng of his men.
will continue intensive training until
May 17. when be will attempt to take
Spana on the New
life X will 1
inc of the
208 feet long, while the
will be 263 feet long. •_
sb I Pl « ■< I from Baltimore s board the
steamer (lentanius. It will be trans
,vbi ferred at Portland to cars on the O-W.
The Hood River baseball team will R A X. line.
The piers of the shorter «pans will
meet Waaco on the local diamond Sun
day. Although Waaco is now leading be 40 feet wide at the bottom, tapering
the mld-Columbla league, Hood River to 20 feet at the top. 1w piers under
f«ns declare that the local boys have the channel span will be much heavier.
a chance of pulling Into top place if They will l»c 29 feet on top and BO
they can defeat the Waaco «lugger« feet wide at the bottom.
The bridge work ia in charge of C.
Sunday. Tlie game is exiiected to at
tract the largest crowd for the season N. McDonald, veteran bridge man of
nt n loenl gnine.. Wasco will come here the 1‘aclfle Northwest. Mr. McDonald
wus in charge of construct km of the
with a caravan of rooters.
The vk’tory of the Hood River team bridges on t|ie famous (kipper River
Sunday over The Dalles 1« largely at railroad line in Alaska. He teUa aome
tributed to the excellent pitching Of Interesting stories of the hardKlpa of
Ernie Smith, who al«o knocked a home the workmen there, who, despite galee
so terrific that wiudbreaka had to be
run In the ninth Inning.
constructed and the temperature rise
fur tielow zero, worked away tlirough
the winter months. He recalls the
thrill that he and hia men had on one
occaHion when, within less than 30
minutes after the final rivets of the
central span had been driven, an ice
jam was swept down the river carry
Plans are fast taking shape for the ing away the supporting staging be-
coming session of the Grand Tx>dge. ueath the steelwork.
I. O. O. F., of Oregon. From ail Indi
Mr. McDonald has a number from
cations it is going to tie the beat .at bls veteran crews on the mld-Columbia
tended session ever held tn this state. job. Among them are: Alvin Laraon,
Reservations for rooms are pouring in Willie Jones and Llnua Larson, all
and are being taken care of as fast as men well known among Pacific coast
The program is well under way and
P. G. Fletcher, in charge of the ojftce
will be entirely completed within the of the Gilpin Construction Co., which
next few days. The members of_ ia erecting the bridge, stated that* the
several committee« arc working hard crews of lent week, prohably reached
to get all of the ptans outlined. From a maximum number. Many carpen
now on the people of Hood River will ters had been added to the workers,
be called upon to extend every cour In order to push the construction of
tesy possible to show all of Oregon forma. The construction company has
that Hood River really is a convention assembled massive equipment here,
and concrete can be poured far faster
than the carpenters can make ready
To All Hood River
huge forms. Mr. Fletcher stated that
If you have nny friends coming for last week's payroll exceeded 13,000.
the Grand Lodge who have made dl
Included in the array of equipment
rect reservations for rooms with you fire the following: Seven large scows,
please call Mrs. A. L. Vincent, phqne three launches, four boilers and two
3204, giving ber the names of the per pile drivers. The concrete plant ia
sons coming ao that r»*servatlona may the moat efflci«»nt «nd largest sver
be sent them.
used on a mid Columbia construction
We want all rc«orvatlona to be job. The concrete Is raised to th» top
placed with tlie lodge houaing commit of the piers by a large towey. Gravel
tee so that there .will be no chance for and sand arc secured from the bottom
duplication.* Thank you.
of tlie Columbia near the mouth of
the White Salmon river. The malarial
la washed before gohig into toe mixer.
Bank Building Stones Injured
Mr. McDonald says he baa never found
When excelaior ¡Nicking cages con finer concrete material than that avail
taining large sandstone pieces destined able on the local job.
for use in construction of the naw
When, itemized the 30 carloads of
home of the Butler Banking Co. steel, which will soon be on tha
caught Arc aboard a car near Bridal ground, show the following: Weight,
Veil Monday the material waa ao dam RSO tone; total pieces, 2,000; the small
aged that" It must l>e replaced. The est, 25 pounds; the largest, three tons;
Are waa conaidereil ot no consequence. the longest. 59 feet; total rivets, 140,-
The car with the burning excelsior 000, or 160 rivet« to each toa of start.
was backed under a water tank and The amount of noise the Columbia
aoaked. An examination of the atones ranvon 1« due for can be aarertalsad
on arrival here, however, ahowed them wtien one realize« that each rlvat re
too badly injured for use. The injury quire* from 26 to 28 Nows of the ham
to the stone, however, will not delay mer.
construction work. The Washington
The couHtrio tl m crews state that
quarry was notified and will replace the new bridge will be ready for traf-
the pieces linmeilhitety;-------------- ssa WWiiiTe trffi? dnrtilg tiwrwmrtw
Many Pythian« at Dedication
The forms are constructed on tho
About 75 members of the local Washington bank, near the ferry land
Knights of Pythian lodge journeyed ing. On completion they are hurried
by automobile to Vancouver, Wash., nboard a scow and towed to the loca
Saturday and Sunday to attend the tion of the pier. Crews had a merry
dedication ot the Oregon and Wash time biading »Mie of the unwieldy loans
ington Pythian home. The local men last week when tho wind was espec
declare that the new structure ia one ially strong.
Carroll M. Hurlburt, who dore •
of the flneat of its kind in the west.
The programs attendant on the dedi large portion M tha engineer!«« wurk
cation cere mon ire were interesting for the crelrtk la conatantly on tbs
and Impreeaiva, it was sAted.
MEET WASCO SUNDAY