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The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, September 29, 1904, Image 3

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The committeeH in charge of the fruit
mir nave oegun work in earnest for the
greatest fruit exhibit Hood River ever
set out fur the admiration of the public.
The executive committee met last
NUurday at the rooms of the Commer
cial club with Leslie Butler, G. J. Gess-
nue and li. K. Uastner present.
J. K. Rand. Miss Smith and Mrs
Duinble of the entertainmentcominittee
were present and reported progress.
After discussion by the general com
mittee, it was suggested that entertain
ment be provided for Thursday and
Saturday nights. Friday night will be
laKen up Dy the meeting of the Edito
rial association. It was further sug
gested that the services of the Hood
River band be secured for each evening.
Chairman Rand was authorized to add
members to his committee.
W. J. Baker, chairman of the com
mittee on location of the fair pavilion,
reported the selection of the grounds of
the Davidson Fruit Co. Mr. Baker,
also a member of the transportation
committee, suggested that the railroad
company be conferred with and arrange
ments made to have the passenger
trains stop 15 minutes during the fair
days. 1 lie matter of arranging for this
was left to Mr. Baker.
It was decided to make Friday Dalles
day, and Saturday Portland day. The
Portland Commercial club is expected
to attend the fair in a body, and pos
sibly an excursion special will be
arranged for out of Portland on Satur
day. Friday there will be excursions
by boat and train from The Dalies,
Dufur, Antelope and Sherman county.
The finance committee was instructed
to secure a guarantee subscription fund
of $5(10.
W. J. Baker, Joseph A. Wilson and
E. H. Shepard were appointed a com
mittee on awards, whose duties it will
be to secure the various premiums that
will be offered. The sum of $50 was
appropriated for awards.
Mr. Richmond of Mount Hood was
made a special committee of one to
solicit exhibits from the Mount Hood
It was agreed that the committee
should arrange to secure good eating
apples for distribution to the visitors
from out of town.
It was suggested that the entertain
ment committee rent the opera house
every night if possible, in order to pre
vent counter attractions drawing from
the fair attendance.
The committee will meet again, Sat
urday, October 1, at 2 p. in., and the
Glacier was requested to stir up mem
bers of the different committees to be
present. Following are the chairmen
of the various sub-committees, all of
whom are expected to be present with a
full report of their work. No excuse
will be accepted for non-attendance:
Finance H. F. Davidson.
Publication and Press Association
A. D. Moe.
Transportation L. E. Morse.
Location and Building W. J. Baker.
Commercial Clubs Commercial Club.
Decoration Mrs. George P. Crowell.
Baby Show Mrs. J. F. Watt.
Musio and Entertainment J. E.
Kxhibita K. II. Shepard.
Becretary Gessling was instructed to
have invitations and complimentary
tickets printed.
The publication committee was in
structed to have the job printer print
advertisements of the fair on envelopes
for use of the business men of the city.
The building committee was author
ized to purchase canvas 14x46, 12x20
and two pieces 10x14.
Smith Returns From Grants Pass.
E. L. Smith returned Monday night
from Grants Pats, where as president
of the Oregon Development league, he
attended the Development league meet
ing in that city last week. Mr. Smith
says it was a Hplendid gathering of rep
resentative citizens of Southern Oregon.
Everyone seemed imbued with the
development movement.
Judge Cake, Tom Richardson and
W. E. Comau accompanied Mr. Smith
uo representatives of the Portland Com
mercial club. At Roseburg, the South
ern Pacific took on a special car for the
delegates, and there were delegations
from Jacksonville, Medford and Ash
land, headed by the mayors of the
Returning, Mr. Smith stopped off at
Salem to visit the Wallace orchard in
Polk county. Mr. Wallace has just
gathered 1(13 tons of Bartlett pears from
his orchard. Mr. Smith secured sam
ples of eight varieties of pears from this
orchard, which lie will put on exhibi
tion at the fruit fair for those who are
interested in setting out pear orchards
at Hood River.
At Grants Pass, Mr. Smith visited
the 35-acre orchard of Eisinan Bros.
This orchard has 10,000 boxes of apples
this year. The proprietors recently
sold 7,000 boxes of Spitzenbergs to Page
& Son for $1.50 a box. Mr. Smith says
this orchard, a few years ago, was badly
affected with anthracnose or dead rot,
and had it not been for Commissioner
Newell and Professor Cordley of the
Oregon Agricultural college, the orchard
would have been a total loss by this
time. These gentlemen made a study
of the dead rot, and found that it could
be destroyed with a fall spray contain
ing double the usual quantity of
Masonic Lodge At Trout Lake
A Masonic lodge was constituted at
Trout Lake last Wednesday night with
31 charter members. Judge Miller,
deputy Grand Master for the state of
Washington was present as installing
otiicer. Among the other visiting ma
sons were Messrs. Brooks, VanVactor,
Lytle, Cooley, and Timblin from Gol
dendale, and Mr. Carpenter from Cen
terville. Two other gentlemen accom
panied Judge Miller from Vancouver.
It was the intention to send a dele
gation from Hood Itiver, but at the
last moment all who intended to make
the trip found it impossible to leave
their business.
The following are the officers intalled
bv the Trout J-ake Masons:
"William Coate, master; O.J. Smith,
genior warden; Edward Duncan, junior
warden; B. C. Hamilton, secretary;
George Kreps, treasurer; Frank Coate,
senior deacon ;A1 Bertchi.jnnior deacon.
Chris Guler has been deputized senior
warden in the absence of O J. Smith.
William Staddleman, Chris Guler and
John Dethman were in Hood River
Monday and reported the organization
of the lodge to the Glacier. From what
Mr. Staddleman says, his friend Guler,
the first man made a Mason at Trout
Lake, rode the goat m rong end to, but
Guler's ftory didn't corroborate the
IH thman was on his way to Vancou
ver land office to make final payment
on a timber claim heowns on the Little
White Salmon. Mr. Dethman beleives
he has a tine piece of timlier, and is not
anxious to sell. He rs now homestead
ing a quarter-section in the Trout Lake
country. .
Mr. Dethman cava Birch meuntain
behind Trout Lake is art re for 20 miles.
An attempt was made to stop the spread
of the flames, but no headway could be
gained against the fire demon.
The dust coming id was terrible. Ac
cording ta Mr. Staddleman, he took the
Iront seat on the stage and persuaded
Dethman to git behind where he would
not get so much dust, but when the
wagon arrived at White Salmon, Deth
man is said to have resembled a white
Chris Guler accompanied the crowd
to the city with a shotgun determined to
protect their wealth from the highway
men if he has to kill two or three.
A car of mixed varieties of early fall
apples was shipped Tuesday tiy the
Hood River Applegrowers' union to
markets in Southern California. The
Portland market is reported very poor
for apples.
The car of wrapping papers for apples
arrived last Saturday. Manager Shep
ard sent out notices Friday to the apple
men, notifying them of the arrival of
the car of paper and requesting thorn
to come early to avoid the rush in get
ting their paper from the car. Mr.
Shepard says Monday morning there
was a big rush of farmers to town and
over half the car was unloaded that
The carload of paper represented
15,000 pounds of wrapping, lining and
laying paper. By buying the paper in
bulk the growers saved about one cent
a box, sufficient to cover the cost of
hauling their apples to the warehouse
in town.
W. J. Baker received word Mondav
that a car of pears shipped by him to
Chicago will net him about 70 cents a
box. The fruit sold in Chicago from
$1.25 to $1.70 in a market where other
pears, well packed, were bringing $2.25.
The pears from Mr. Baker's place were
packed in a hurry by green hands, and
although they arrived in first class con
dition in Chicago, the slack pack cut
down the returns.
G. R. Castner. member of the board
of directors of the Hood River Apple
growers' union, states that the recent
sale of apples secured by Page & son
brought $2.10 a box for the four-tier
Spitzenbergs, and $1.75 for the four-tier
The $2.10 fiirure Dermits but 20 rter
cent to be 128s; those in excess of this
number going at $1. 7ft. The light col
ored Spitz under 112 went for $1.60
All Pewtowns, 4:4-tier and less, went
tor fl,25. The total sale included 30
cars of Spitzenbergs and Newtowns.
Two cars of Baldwins went for $1, and
two cars of Kings at the same figure.
Mr. Castner says many inquiries are
coming in for apples from all parts of
the United States.- New Orleans is
willing to pay a good price for Ben
Davis. New York and Philadelphia
aiso want applet.
Jasper Wickhani Home From Iowa.
Jasper Wick ham returned Mondav
morning from Iowa, where he went to
Bettle up atlairs connected with the
estate of his deceased father. Mr.
Wickham had not been east for 20 years.
lie says the greatest changes noticed
was in the neoule manv of them had
grown old since lie lived among them.
mere are better buildings on the
farms, but the same corn, oats and hogs
are raised as or old. air. Wickham
thought Iowa looked very good to him.
Me thinks the limners there have more
leisure time than they do at Hood
While East Mr. Wickham had the
good fortune to attend several harvest
gatherings and pioneer reunions, where
he had the onnortnnitv to meet, manv
ot his old time mends, all of whom
were glad to see him and to learn of the
Oregon country.
Returning, Mr. Wickham spent Sun
day in the city of Spokane. He was
there in 1883, when that town was but
a village. Now it is a bustling city of
40,000 population. The city is well
built with substantial business blocks
and handsome dwellings.
Mr. Wickham says there have been
great changes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
in the last lew years. Many large man
ufacturing plants have been established
there, and the town has grown from
8,000 population to 30,000. While there
Mr. Wickham went through the largest
oatmeal factory in the world.
Visitor Seen Prosperity Here.
F. M. Rinehart of Condon spent Sat
urday and Sunday in Hood River, re
turning Monday morning. Mr. Rine
hart had come down to make a visit to
his nephew, O. A. Rinehart, but found
him ahseut in Idaho. Mr. Rinehart
while here stopped at the home of Mr.
Ewers, his nephew's neighbor on the
hill. Sunday he took a drive to the up
per part of the valley.
Mr. Rinehart thinks Hood River a
fine country. The splendid homes of
the farmers and the many thrifty apple
orchards gave him the impression that
this is a prosperous community. -
Mr. Rinehart has a homestead about
six miles west of Condon in the heart of
the wheat country. Land there is held
at J 15 to $20 an acre, and this year pro
duced an average wheat yield of 20
bushels to the acre. The railroad now
building from Arlington to Condon will
be the making of Southern Gilliam
county. It cost as much as the wheat
was worth to haul it 40 miles to Arling
ton, and when the road is completed the
farmers will be getting just twice the
price they are now getting, Bays Mr.
Entitled To All The Credit We Get.
Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Acres of South
Bend, Pacific county, Wash., visited
last week in Hood Kiver with their
former neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. S. A.
Knapp. Mrs. Acres says she had
always heard so much about Hood
River that she was glad to have seen
the country and town. What she saw
here surprised her, and she enthusias
tically remarked that Hood -River was
well entitled to all the good things said
about the country and more, too.
Mr. Acres has a farm at Mosier. He
is the county surveyor at South Bend.
Mr. Knapp, who came to Hood River
from Pacific county, says that is a
great country, with valuable resources
in lumbering, fisheries, oyster beds,
dairying, etc., but as a place of resi
dence it doeBn't begin to compare with
Hood River. The country is off the
main line of the railroads, and the
transportation accommodations are
therefore very poor. The rainfall there
is greatly in excess of this country.
Dance Music Was Splendid.
There have been many compliments
on the splendid dance music furnished
last week bv Charles R. McCally the
violinist. The work of Miss Ball, the
accompanieet, is also highly spoken of.
Mu-icofthis high Btandard by players
in the home town will lie highly sought
after during the dancing season about
to begin.
Arrangements have already been
made to have Mr. McCally furnish
music for a dance on Friday
night of -the fruit fair. Mr. Mc
Cally .proposes to secure several other
pieces that night and will give Hood
River some first class orchestra music.
The waltz music of Professor McCal
ly's own composition was warmly en
coied the evening of the dance.
Charles K. Warrens, member of the
Lewis and Clark fair commission, writes
10 tne uiacier that it is time the Hood
River farmers began to make prepara
tion to set aside their finest fruit for (lis
play at the St. Louis exposition, also
for the Lewis and Clark fair.
"If any grower, or several growers to
gether, can select at least half a dozen
boxes of extra fancy apples of any one
variety, the state board would lie very
glad to learn of it," says Mr. Warrens.
"They would make all arrangements
for shipping to St. Louis and pay all
expenses, but there must be not less
than 500 apples of anv one variety. I
wouia line w see the llooa Kiver grow
ers send a full display of every variety
that docs well in their vicinity."
Baler's Pears Score At St. Louis.
W. J. Baker received the following
very complimentary acknowledgement
from Chas. V.Galloway, on the arrival of
some of lug fine Bartlett pears at St.
Louis :
"I beg to acknowledge the receipt
from you on September 8, of one box
of splendid Bartlett pears, in good con
dition, this iruit was entered and
scored yesterday, immediately after its
arrival, thus losing no points on account
oi deterioration.
Mr. Baker states that these pears
were given gratis to the Oregon exhibit
ai i. JjOuis.
"After reading the references that
have been made in the Glacier the last
week or two that a creamery is needed
in Hood River, I took the pains to notice
the many fields of clover throughout the
valley, as 1 drove out this morning, and
I can't help thinking these clover fields
after the hay has been cut should be
used for pasturing dairy cows, remarked
Charles E. Warren to a Glacier man
last Saturday.
"With the price of clover hay $14 a
ton, of course it would hardly nav to
feed it to cows, but with a surplus of
nay in me valley ,tlie price will naturally
come down, ami then the dairy business
snouui pay wen nere.
"Fine creamery butter is manufacture
ed at Corvallis and Hillsboro and all
through the Willamette valley where
the farmers have gone extensively into
the dairy business. The farmers there
have found the dairy business profitable
and there is every reason to believe it
would be a paying proposition here.
"If some enterprising firm were to put
in a dairy plant at Hood River and
establish cream routs over the vallev.
the farmers could afford to keep a half
dozen cows and buy separators. After
the cream is separated the skim milk
could be fed to pigs, and thus encourage
another byproduct of the fruit farms."
Just The Ladder For Orchards.
A big shipment of the Zaun fruit lad
ders arrived at Wait's feed store last
week, and every farmer who has seen
the ladder is taking one home with him.
They are the proper thing for fruit men,
that's no mistake. They can be used as
an ordinary step ladder and in a mo
ment can be extended to twice their
length. Made of light material.they are
easy to handle. Iron bolts and rods
make them firm and stout, and it is a
wonder how the apple men have got
along so long without them.
Wait sells them at 13.75 apiece. But
if two are taken he will knock off 50
cents, or if a farmer buys 1000 apple
boxes from him, he makes the fruit
grower a present of a ladder.
Hunters' Horses Take French Leave.
D. McDonald and Robert Leasure left
last week for Cloud Cap Inn to hunt for
deer. The first night out, tho horses
were staked near camp, but they were
frightened at something, presumably a
deer, and breaking looBe they left for
home, Mr. McDonald's coining all the
way back to Hood River and walking
into the barn.
The hunters got no game. They were
able to see plenty of it in the woods, but
everything under foot was so drv that
the deer made themselves scarce at the
approach of the gunners.
Returning home, other horeeg were
secured at the Mount Hood store, and
the journey continued uninterrupted.
A Pleasant Evening With Miss Byrd.
A pleasant evening was spent at the
home of Miss Lulu Byrd, Saturday, Sep
tember 24. Many of her friends gathered
to celebrate her 17th birthday. The
evening was spent with music and
games. A delicious lunch of ice cream
and cake was served. At a late hour
all went home, wishing her many happy
returns. Those present were Lulu and
Will Byrd, Ethel and Lizzie Robards,
miss uodsey, l)r. vv. T. Rowley, Mr.
Davis, Miss Weed, Grace I'pton, Louis
Boyed, Dr. A. Rowley. Hattiellansberrv.
Ota Walker, May Mooney, Mary Hcrog
gins, Ella Holman, Mr. Hicks, Charlie
Gill, Handy Neil, Mr. Godsey.
A Remedy Without a Peer.
I find Chamherlaiu's Stomach and
Liver Tablets more beniflciul than anv
other remedy I ever used for stomach
trouble," says J. P. Klote,of Edina,Mo.
f or any disorder or the stomach, bil
iousness or constipation, these Tablets
are without a peer. For sale at Will
iams Pbaimacy.
Anrilliar Qtacrn linu Kan K.un tr,,.crft -
rated to operate between Prineville and
Locate your home where the best improvements are going.
Sewers, Spring Water and Sidewalks, fine view and good drainage.
All these are found in
iverview Park Addition
Which will be included in the First Sewer District, and which is beyond question the most
desirable residence in Hood River. Buy now before the prices advance.
Selling Agent.
evelopment Go,
Carriage Painting
Is the place to go when you want good work done in tin?
The best is the cheapest. Am prepared to do up-to-date
Sigrn Painting'
Trained Nurse
Hood Kiver, Or.
Sanitarium, Untile Creek, Mich.
I'niine 3t8 Mam.
Bargains in Real Estate.
4-room house, good lot within five
minutes' walk of post office, $000,
4-room house and corner lot 100x100:
city water, close in, for 4.r0. Terms,
f 100 down and balance f 10 per month.
House and two lots 50x130, each, for
sale or will exchange for country prop
erty. This is a bargain.
40 acres ot good apple land if bought
now can be had for $1000. If vou want
a snap here it is.
UO-acre stock ranch for sale or ex
change, situated within miles from
railroad stasion.
Hummer hotel, fine house, magnificent
view, 8-acre orchard, best yarieties.good
meadow, in all 120 acres. Thii must be
old and can be had at a bargain.
20 acrer fine apple land on East Side
10 acres partly cleared, 2 acrea cleared.
are tillable, S4 miles out.
Remember we will exchange as well
as sell pour property for you.
Hood River
Real Estate & Exchange Co.
Hood River, Ore.
and Building Material
guaranteed. Call and look through the Stock.
Clad to show you around.
Undertaker and Embalmer
Dr. M. A. Jones
is installing a furnace for the
making of a beautiful
All Pink Plate
which produces the natural
color of a healthy gum.
Far superior to the old-time rubber palates
for beauty, strength and durability.
Crown & Bridge Work restores broken
Decayed Teeth to normal conditions.
SPECIAL PRICES on this class of work
for a short time.
It will be a pleasure to
show you these beautiful
Sets of Teeth. They are
guaranteed to give perfect
service. Call and see them.
Office Rooms Over Jackson's Store,
Telephone Main 31. Oak St reet Entrance.
R. H. WEBER; Prop.
Evergreens, Roses and Shrubbery.
Remember, Our Trees are Grown Strictly Withaut Irrigation.
School Commences September Sth.
Books and School Supplies
Tablets, Composition Books, Pencils, Pens and Penholders
Carters Inks Black, Blue and Writing Fluid, Inks for
Fountain Pens, Stamping Inks, Water-proof Ink.
Photo Library Paste, Mucilage, School Sponges, Ink ami Pencil KruserH, School
Blotters, etc. Crockery, (llassware, Confectionery anil Fruity
Stationery and Notion.
Phone 351 Geo. F. Coe & Son
Farm Machinery & Vehicles
Including Studebaker and Itushford Winona Wagons,
Carriages & Buggies, Faultless and Little Giant Grubbing
Machines, AermotorWind Mills, Buckeye Pumps, Americns
Cider Mills, Syracuse and Oliver Chilled juid Steel Plows.
A complete line of Spray Pumps, Hovt's Tree Support, M ntford i lialxam of
Myrrn, .extra Muggy P8. Seals, CiihIiioiis, PaMien, rules, shafts, Singletrees
Or. -
and Neck yokes Holster Springs and Iron Aire Garden Tools.
Cor. 4th and Columbia Sts., Hood Itiver
White Salmon Livery and Stage Co.
WYEBS & KKEPS, Proprietors.
White Salmon Stage In connection, with up-to-date I J very Itarn. Stages
leave daily, Sundays excepted, at 7:30 a. iu., for Trout Uike, Gilmer, Kulda and
tilenwood. Meet all steamers. WH1TK SALMON, WASH.
School Books
ff School Supplies
R e m e m b e r I G i v e
World's Fair Coupons
vSlocom &e Bookman
In Rand's Store
Carries a Full Line of the Celebrated
Mt. Hood Brand Shirts
In Golf, Negligee and Work Shirts.
l or M?n and Boys.
Understands t he eyes, their defects and their relation to
human ills. For headaches, pains above the eyes, dizzi
ness or nervousness resulting from eye strain, call and see
me at Dr. Jenkins' office.
Graduate of McCormick's Opthalmie College;, Chicago
College of Ophthalmology and Otology; post graduate of
McCormick Neurological College.
Spectacles and Eye Glasses Made to Order
Difficult Cases Solicited.
Stages to Cloud Cap Inn.
Hauling, Draying, Baggage Transferred, First
Class Livery Turn-Outs Always Ready.
Phono 131.
bone & Mcdonald
Carry a full line of Groceries, Flour and Feed,
Shovels, Siades,-Ax(!S, Saws, etc.
The Fishing Season
Is hero, and so are wo with a full lino of first
class Tackle. Come and see us before buying.
Goods Delivered Free
To Any Part of Town.
bone & Mcdonald
Has tho Finest Display of
Watches, Diamond and Gold Itings,
Cut Glassware, etc., in town.
All work nently and correctly done,
specially fine Watch Repairing
niul adjusting. Reasonable prices.
Do Your Eyes Trouble You?
I wish to stale to the general public that lam pre
pared to Ut Votireves and lit von with irluuan,.
that will overcome till atiiidions of stigmatism, near-sigtedneeg and weak eyes
that the best occulirt can help. Try the glass I sell. 1 have giveu this subject
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cij enmo niuuj aim Ui.u wu y t-AUllll 1IUUIMI JllMfc WnHt
kind of glasses your even reuuirs. Eves tented free and all.
glasses sold with a guarantee to At your eyes with especially ,
grounu Kiaiwes. ii your even irouoie you ana cause Headache r- V
or throbbing paiim with blurring vision when reading or do- , ,
ing nne worn requiring clone and steady observation, come, (,V J Z .
iu aud let me examine your eyes by means of the perfected tfiifrtV
American Optical Tester and secure relief and comfort bv the Use ot properly
fitted glaiwes. r t j
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