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' Published every Friday by S. F. Bl.YTHE. Terms of Sub rlptlon $1.60 a year when pxid iu advance; 2 if not paid in advance. FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, :S98. Mr. G. . D. -''Woodworth has bought the mortgage on the dam site and 18 acres of land owned by the Winans Bros, near town. The mortgage is foreclosed, but the Winans have six months in which to redeem the prop erty. Mr. Wood worth also has an op tion on the property of Mrs. Oiler, at the mouth of the river. He believes that a properly constructed dam in the river would not cost over $5,000. ' The dam would be the best . investment Hood River could make. We have unlimited power in the river, with im mense tracts of the finest timber at its headwaters that x'ould be made avail able for market if this power was util ized by building saw mills. We could also have cheap power for an electric light plant that would furnish light for the whole valley at much lower rates than are now given by the Standard Oil Co. 's monopoly. A $5,000 dam, with our fine bodies of timber, would be an inducement for capital to build mills. Our transportation facilities are good. Wheat could be shipped here as cheaply as to any part of the coast, and our lour, lumber and other products could have transportation by rail or by an open river. It would be an easy matt'sr for the citizens of the valley to build this dam. Everybody would be willing to help, either with cash or by labor. If we build the dam, capital will do the rest. . It begins to look like Senator Hanna will not be elected to succeed himself in the senate from Ohio. The bolting republicans have fused with the dem ocrats and organized the. legislature. Gov. Bushnell and Lieut. Gov. Jones are working with the bolters and dem ocrats and are being' denounced as traitors by their late political associates throughout the state. Bushnell ex- pec's to be elected senator, and then Jones wilf be governor. The demo cratic members of the legislature seeing willing to vote for Bushnell or any other bolting republican. It is the worst case of. politics that ever dis graced a state. All of which shows that a man maybe able to make an other man president, but he can't al ways make himself senator when he has to depend upon the votes of the people. The ways of the political ooss are sometimes hard, and "that's what's the matter with Hanna!" The O. R. & N. Co. is encouraging the starting of creameries along its lines of railroad and will also test the grow ing of cotton and tobacco in Eastern Oregon and Washington. Hood River grows an excellent quality of tobacco. The only objection to tobacco grown here is that it is too strong, and it is supposed that its maturing without rain is the cause of its strength. Remedies Suggested. Hood Riveb, Jan. 3, 1898. Editor Glacier: In your issue of December 22d some one signing himself "Ques tion" asks "why it was that the man who shipped poor fruit last season re ceived not only what his fruit sold for but also a portion of that for which the good fruit sold." This may have hap pened in some cases where the different salesmen of the commission house were not careful to report the stencil num bers at t he office. When it was too late to do anything else the average had to be reported .As "Question" says, "the man who shipped the poor fruit in that shipment received a premium for ship ping cull berries." Such is pooling. In one other way some cull berries were sold at a premium where the culls were put in the bottom and fine berries on top. Some buyers were im posed upon in that way, and I have seen such crates returned to the com mission house, but not all of them would be returned. Some reshipped to buyers outside would not be beard from because buyers' will sometimes suffer a email loss by the dishonesty of the grower rather than complain to the commission house which supposed the slock prime. Usually buyers know about what they are getting when they can select for themselves. I saw my own berries remain unsold for hours and finally go at a discount simply be cause they had been grown on an old patch and were only medium size as small on top as in the bottom. I know, further, that I got from the union just what was due me for those crates, and no more. The remedy is this: 1. Use every proper means to secure an honest and uniform pack. Have rules for packing, and inspect as far as practicable. 2. Stamp each crate received by the union for shipment, stating thereon that it is received as prime slock and requesting the buyer to report the sten cil number to the union if any fraud is -defected. 3. I u order to correct the variation in prices realized on fruit reshipped from a given distributing point, I think it would be practicable to make one price at the distributing point requiring buy ers on the outside to pay their own freight from the pount of distribution, otherwise the grower whose crates hap pen to be reshipped may not get as much by the amount of this freight as if his fruit had been sold at the point of distribution. In order to correct the variation in prices us between different distributing points, lot a portion of eacll grower's trim lor each flay Lie sent to each of the several distributing points. This plan would work better than pooling. But of course all these proposed remedies depend upon the following: 4. That the growers ship only with a lit. ion of their .own, that can'bave no interests to serve but that of the grow ers themselves. Such a union will give correct returns and full information; bat a private corporation may not do either. , It has long been a mystery to me that men of supposed inlelligeii' e are found who admit that growers should defend their own interests nut that the way to do it is to encourage a "healthy" competition against each Other by means of two or more shipping organ izations. As well eucourage "healthy" suicide. , T. R. Coon. In the Interest of Harmony. Hood River, Jan. 4, 1898. Editor Glacier: I have noticed a series of communications in your columns re cently, the import of which Was to ad vise all berry growers to work for and ship through "one union" and inci dently urging all to attend the annual meeting of the union to help attain that object. Now, as far as I recollect, none of the writers proposed any plan to induce outsiders to join forces with the union, and as the aforesaid out sideis appear to be comparatively well satisfied with their past experience, it is evident that they should have due representation ou the board of directors of the union if they are to ship though it. I would suggest, in the interest of harmony, that the old management of the union concede three members of tbe board to the element that did not ship through the union thepast sea son and that H. F. Davidson be one of the directors. CD. Moore. Sprays for Codlin Moth, CORVALT.IS, Or., Dec 28, 1897. Hon. E.L. Smith, Hood River: Replying to your letters will say, first, that 1 have no faith in malodorous substances as a preventive of codling moth injury. While it is probable that insects have some sense corresponding more or less closely with our sense of smell, most of the experiments that have been tried with malodorants tend to show that in sects are certainly not controlled by the same likes and dislikes as ourselves. In fact, the theory of plant protection by malodorants is generally believed to be based upon the fact that such sub stances conceal tbe natural odor, or whatever it is, by which the parent insect selects its food plants, rather than by any repellant effect it has upon them. I believe the best results along this line have been obtained by the use of crude carbolic acid. It is very cheap and is used either by emulsifying it as one does kerosene oil, then diluting (he emulsion and using it as a spray, or it, is mixed with land plaster (gyp syui) and dusted upon the tree. It has, however, been giveu up as an imprac tical remedy. I am more and more firmly con vinced that the arsenical sprays must be our standby in fighting the codling moth, and that the sooner we come to realize it and use them thoroughly and honestly, and I may add correctly, the better it will be for our apples. East ern experience is overwhelmingly in favor of this method so much so that all other methods have been almost en tirely discarded, and there are plenty of those in Oregon who have been suc cessful to show that the process cau be made successful here. I am in receipt of a letter from Mr. C. E. Stewart of Medford, who writes that this year, by four sprayings with Paris green and lime alone, he has saved 99 per cent of his pears and 95 per cent of his apples inmost of his orchards, while in one 11-aere young orchard, which bore for the first time and which was only half a mile from other orchards, fit) per cent of the fruit was wormy. Also, on cer tain trees o-i which he omitted the first spray as a test, fully 50 per cent were wormy. The only reason I have ever heard advanced why sprays were not as effective here as iu the East is that we have so much rain that it washes the poison off. I am willing to admit that there is something in the claim, but if the poison is applied in Bordeaux mixture it will stick remarkably well. Now, while I have the greatest faith in properly applied sprays, I do not think it wise to neglect other methods of controlling tbe pest. All fallen fruit should be destroyed as soon after it falls as possible. If possible, I should say, keep some sheep or hogs in the or chard for that purpose. All storehouses in which fruit is kept should have screens to the windows and all other openings, so that what (moths issue there in spring will be confined. And possibly.it may pay to band the trees, but I am very much inclined to believe that if the oilier methods are. carried out that this bothersome process will be unnecessary. Regarding the poison to use, will say that at present I can recommend noth ing but Paris green, and I am sorry that that cannot always be recom mended. A law is needed making it a heavily tineable offense to offer for sale adulterated sprayingsubstances. White arsenic can be used in Bordeaux by first boiling it with lime until all of the ar senious acid is precipitated as an insol uble arsenite of lime. But. there is no convenient method of telling when this occurs, and if any of the acid re mains unconfined it will burn the fol iage. The same is true of the method of boiling the arsenic with sal soda. It is perhaps possible to so thoroughly combine the two that there will be no injury' to the foliage, but there is too much danger to make it a practical remedy. There are two other compounds of arsenic, that are coming to the front? in the East, but I do not think thateither have been as yet extensively placed on the market for spraying' purposes. They are arsenic of lead, or gypsine, which is entirely harmless to foliage; and arsenite of copper, which of course is very similar to the aceti-arsenite of copper or Paris green. Ai B. Cordley, Oregon Agricultural College. The Man Who Doesn't Laugh, Unless He Has a Laugh Coming. -Hood River, Jan. 1, 1898. Editor Glacier: In your last issue I noted with considerable interest an article under the heading of "The Man Who Laughs." With your kind permission I would like to air t he views of a man who don't laugh, unless he has a laugh coming. The article referred to is the oretically fine, but practically would, I think, have a tendency to bring about the consummation desired, at least to the extent of causing a smile on ac count of its impracticability. There is a time to make merry, also a time to mourn, and he who has., tears, as well as smiles "ou tap," and has the tact to draw from either faucet that the situa tion calls for, is, in my estimation, more calculated to make a roaring suc cess of the farce of life than he who is loaded with hilarity only. "A man may smile and smile and be a villain still," and (if you will accept disinterested advice) while you are watchine tbe individual who wears his mouth thus , don't entirely overlook the man who wears the opening under his nasal organ in this style . It may be more pretty to gaze at, but no more substantial as an equivalent for subscriptions. Your correspondent's anecdote of B. Franklin, while interesting to me as an item of news, is disappointing as a fact, for I entertained a better opinion of Ben; but now I am inclined to think he must have been afflicted with van ity, besides being susceptible to flattery. If be was living iu these days he would be an easy mark for Portland "graft ers," if lie formed his opinion of men on account of their ability to cater to his vanity. t So long as men are human, and sick ness, sorrow, sin and shame their daily portion; so long as the multifarious vi cissitudes that Bfflict humanity con tinue, there will be more or less "weep ing and gnashing of teeth." Some grin naturally, others don't; some are optimistically inclined, some the reverse; 'temperament, character, education, environment, all go to make us what we are; mental, moral, phys ical and financial conditions all have an irresistible influence ou our lives and actions. Optimism may be the proper caper theoretically, but a severe attack of indigestion will generally cause one to become a pessimist. Tbe clown is a pleasant fellow, but the kicker is of more benefit to human ity. Life is real and earnest, theory is far removed from fact, and what sounds tine hi a school boy's composition may be far from being applicable to practical life. Many of us find life's burdens too heavy for our narrow shoulders; blame us not that we falter. , We realize that remonstrance is useless, but it is the "stricken bird that flutters." In con clusion, let me beg of those strong, hearty, sanguine individuals (who find life a continuous performance of the comedy order) that they extend to their less favored brothers a portion of that charity that covers a multitude of de fects. The Painter. A Veteran Writes on Pensions. Hood Rivek, Jan. 4, 1898. Editor Glacier: I would like to say a few words about this great howl being made in regard to the "stuffing" of the pen sion roll. Old soldiers have heard some of these howlers howl before. They howled a different tune in '61 when they howled for us to enlist to save the Union. In '64, when tbe boys came marching home after three years at the front, tbey didn't call us "coffee cool ers" and frauds; they treated us with the greatest kindness, but never failed to ak "When are you going back?" The draft was On then, and how they did plead with us to accept big bounties to go back to the front, and how they promised to care for those in any way dependent upon us, and how they blessed us and promised their everlast ing gratitude when we re-enlisted to again face rebel bullets or the more deadly fevers of Southern swamps! But times have changed. Now, let the howlers suggest any fair, practical test by which the integ rity of the pension roll can be deter mined, and every veteran will welcome it and give every possible assistance to make the test thorough and satisfact ory. We are much more interested in the success of the application of such a test than any one else. We want it made to shut the mouths of these howl ers against pensions, and to convince the American people that their bounty is not misapplied. Let those who are filling the newspapers with misrepre sentations against the pension system say what test will satisfy them. We are willing to have it investigated by its strongest opponents; but let me tell you, gentlemen, it will be hard to find any abler, shrewder or more vindictive enemies of the pensioners iu the coun try than Messrs. Cleveland, Lochren and Hoke Smith. Could you ask for more unlimited power to investigate than they had? Could you ask for more money aud more time than they received? Can you possibly accomplish what they failed to discover? As you remember, they set up a great hoivl about the country being robbed, pen sion rolls padded and tbe nation's bounty abused, but utterly failed to es tablish the fact. While we believe the hundreds of thousands of dollars it would cost to publish the list of pen sioners could be better spent in pen sions to needy veterans, we hqve abso lutely no other objection to the publi cation. Anybody who claims that there is the slightest fear or objection to the widest publicity being given the pension list is merely setting up a ridic ulous man of straw. Veteran. A Hot Time at Klondike. Duke's' Valley, Jan. 3, 1898. Ed itor Glacier: I see in your issue of Decern ber31st an article headed "Roads at Mt. Hood," dated Klondike, Dec.28, 1897, giving a mischievous misrepre sentation of facts. The writer simply signs his letter "H." There being more than one name in the yalley commenc ing with H, we will simply say we know the fellow too well, will name him ourself and call him Klimb Dick Hillside. Now for his statements: 1. He says the Mt. Hood road has been getting better every year. True. 2. "But if people will keep on opening new roads every half mile apart, we will soon find that we will have no roads at all," which is misleading and inconsistent. - 3. "One new road now on foot, if successful, will cost the tax payers many a round dollar." Mis leading. 4. "The road is not more than six miles long, with rough hill sides aud only at most three-fourths of a mile west from the old Mt. Hood roud." A falsehood outot whole cloth. 5.. He asks, "Who is going to do all the work on this easy road?" We will in form the fellow that he will have to pay his proportion of it, just the same as honest men. 6. He says, "the peti tion lias two names on it, and men are not in the country to do the work." What does he mean? It is hardly rea sonable to suppose that when a man signs his name to a petition that he will consider himself bound to stay in the country until he is ordered out on the road. Furthermore, I will state there is not a name on the petition not put there either by the owner or bv proper authority. He says, further, "What are we going to do ahout it.' Let it go? 1 guess not." He says he At the beginning of the New Year. We wish to assure you that 'our policy of CLOSE PRICES FOR CASH is a permanent de parture from the time-honored methods of the trade. We are not giving auy catch prices in these columns, but every article in our line, except patent medicines, will be discounted to the cash pur chaser. About patents we have our own peculiar views and will explain them to any customer who is desirous of knowing them. The idea of two prices may be distasteful to some who might otherwise be customers, to whom we only can say, that in a' drug store experience of 13 years we have failed to arrive at a policy which would be just to all save by the exclusively cash system. . This being manifestly impossible, we are, trying the next best thing, j We cannot promise to continue this list beyond the sundries de . partment for the reason that several items have to be taken into account when we come to drugs, especially liquids. If you wish the most for your money, though, bring. clean bottles for the cheap er fluids, as the bottles often cost as much as their contents. Kindly remember our prescription department, in which we are exceptionally well fitted with materials and experience to give you the best drugs correctly put up and at the smallest profit consistent with the service. " . 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Choice Fresh and Cured Meats, Fruits and Vegetables. Highest Cash Price Paid for Stock. Dealers in and Shippers of All Hinds of wood. WOODWORTH & HANNA, '.. , ' . - "''''. (Successors to A. S. Blowers & Son) DEALERS IN GENERAL STOVES AND TINWARE, Also, Agent for OLIVER CHILLED PLOWS. Second door East Hard Times Prices. Hereafter I will sell for CASH only or Its equivalent. Kegarding prices, will say that I defy competition. I am not afraid to meet competitive prices at any time. Meet me on Port land lines and I will meet you with Portland prices. Call and see ' . has been over-the ground time and again; no road there. There was no road to Mt. Hood by his ranch until it was built. But enough of that. My self and several others are living in what is known as Duke's valley. We are all the way from to 1J miles from any public road, and some of us poor devils who have no school fund to run U when we want a sack of flour have to haul wood to Hood River, a distance of ten miles; have to haul part of a load to the top of. the hill, unload, go back for enough to finish out the load, and then. .go east to the Mt. Hood road be fore we really get started to town. Now, Mr. Editor, this same Mr. Hill side has his road (a very good one, too,) built and worked at public expense. We do .not wish to vacate one foot of it but simply want what he has got al ready a good road. There are 33 names ou the petition, and if the honorable county court sees proper to grant us a road, every man who signed the peti tion, if here, will put in his day's work when called upon and have no kick coming. The trouble, -Mr. IJditor, is not. in the number of roads, but the lo cation of this route is where the shoe pinches. Mr. Hillside knows too well that this is the better route to the up per valley and thinks it will, if grant ed, draw otf some of the travel from the old road. Joseph A. Kxox. Parties from The Dalles will meet with the fruit rowers next Saturday, and will consider the matter of a can nery and a fruit drier here. OF THE of Glacier office. S. E. BARTMESS. Stockholders' Meeting. Notice Is hereby given to the Stockholders of the Hood River Fruit Growers' Union, and berrj growers in Hood River Valley and vi cinity, that the annual stockholders' meeting will be held in A. O. U. W. hall in Hood River, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 1898, at 10 A. M., To elect a Board of Directors, hear the annual reports of the Treasurer and Secretary, make some changes In the by-laws, and transact any other business that may legally come be fore the meeting. By order of the president. Hood River, Dec. 27, 1897. C. EVANS, Secretary. Cows for Sale. Two fresh Cows, one three-quarters and the. other one-half Jersey, for sale by n2 GEO. RORDAN. $350 Cash and $250 On time will buy that house of six rooms, with 2 lots, barn, wood shed, good well or water, with pump, etc., belonging to S. R. Husbands. Key at the post office. S. R. HUSBANDS, n28 I Canta Cruz, Cal. Blooded Hogs for Sale. Ten gilts and one boar; weight about 120 pounds each; as fine as any in the state. Reg istered roianu cninu. J.-Tice, s eacn. dl7 W. P. WATSON. WANTED TRUSTWORTHY AND ACT ive gentlemen or ladles to travel for re sponslble,established house In Oregon; Month ly ttiii and expenses. Position sU'ady. ltefer ence. Inclose self-addressed stamped envelope. The Dominion Company; Dept. V, Chicago. Nursery Stock for Sale. I have for sale 6,000 two-year-old apple trees of the best quality, consisting of Yellow New town, Kpitzonburg. Baldwin, Lawyer. Hyde's King, King of Tompkins County, (-Jnivensteln ana weaitny. slO N. C. KVANS. Hood River Fruit Gardens. 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And if you fail so to appear and answer or otherwise plead in said cause; the plaintiff, for want thereof, will apply to the court for the relief prayed for in the com plaint filed herein, to wit: That the bonds of matrimony between plaintiff and defendant be dissolved, that the plaintiff be awarded the custody of the minor child mentioned in said complaint, Merle H. Broadbent, and for such other and further relief as to the court may seem equitable. This summons is served upon you by pub lication thereof, by Honorable W. L. Brad shaw. Judge of said court, which order bears date of November 24, 1897, and was made and dated at Chambers, in Dalles City, in Wasco county, Oregon, on the 24th day of November, 1897. JOHN H. CRADIiKBAUGH, dSJH Attorney for Plaintiff. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Land Office at The Dalles, Oregon, Nov. 20, 1807. 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