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Local and General.
Lion coffee 10c per package t Harris',
.Best timothy Imy 50 cte. per 100 lbs.
If you are looking (or trees cull at tlie
County Treasurer Shade lias called in
all road warrants.
Don't forget tlie Dewey dance on Mon
day eveniiiK, May 1. - .
Some people have no time totlnnk be
cauae they lulk no much.
The moral of a dog' tail In that it
variably points to the past.
Mica HIihw, of Portland, wa tin gueat
of Miss Vera I'lill tliia week.
Oranges ure at their beat now. Get
them freph and sweet at Harris'.
Mra. H. A. Miller delivered a lecture
to the Irgh school etuilenle Friday.
George Vermin, of Portland, whs in
Oieguii City Wednesday on huaiuess.
Only high urate sewing machine! for
$25 at llelliiiny & Itin-ch'a, on eaHy terme,
Win. Moline 8 awarded the coir
tract t paint the cemetery fence at $50.
Ilunry Jackson hua anoiher house
keeper. Honry believes in advertising
Lota of married inpn wlioliave no
knowledge of music piny second fiddle
Cull and see our new line of umbrellas
and Daiasola. iiiHt arrived, Racket
A Manon & Hamlin parlor organ
cheap, at the Uiegon City Auction
New veilinga, ailora and all the latest
things in millinery at Misa C. Gold-
You can't tell the ag of a bicycle by
looking at the teeth In the sprocket
Chus. Filter, proprietor of the Bruns.
wick, madr a bushier! trip to Portland
(ieo Hanilnll, nne of New Era' lead
inn fainiHia, was in town Thuiailay Inst
Do ou want a 9 Rambler, lady or
eent'B wheel. If interested call at the
Walter Johnson left Tuesday evening
for Alii-rileen. Wash., where he has a po
Bition in a gallery.
The Im yi liHt of the county will hold
a meeting Fridiiy evening. All wheel
men urn inviti'd.
Fritz llcis.r and Frit a Mattliies, of
DiiiniiHi uw, i ru in the city Tuesday on
a biiMncm trip.
A (-pfi iiil Hhuwing df very swell walk
ing hut mill HiiiluM this week at Miss
Jacob Miley. the Wilxonville capital
ist, w ita ruling on Oregon City business
men on Wednesday.
kjuini' nu n put tlie smallest apples at
the lop i if the barrel also the notice,
"Open the other end."
A. J. Sawtelle, the pioneer teasel
grower nf the West, was in the city'Tuea
dny on a hnvIncHS trip.
James Church lias gone to New York
to wmk in a paper mill. He la with
Mr. I' i.l lei, formerly of this city.
SnliMii'aiM to the soldier monu
ment fund ran receive tlie Beuvenirs by
calliiy ' the Oii'gnn City bank.
Mis-Cn ire ( l.illnuith, of Salem, and
Mrs. liiuni 1'IiitI. v, of Portland, are
gurnts nf Mba Mclntyre this week.
W. II. lhiiKhitrdt him made applica
tion fur the I encnt of the bankruptcy
law. Liabilities $.000 and no assets
Col. J. I. F.ddy has sold his ranch
and moved to Otegon City, where be
purposes following his profession, the
OnMuvlitli llea.il Organiser lingers,
of tlm Wooilmrii of the World, will hole
a meeting here, lie will bo hero this
Mr. ami Mrs J. M. Lawrence were in
the ritv this week. Mr. Lawrence has
just letumed fiom tho Buffalo Hump
The Jessie Shirley Company is billed
to appear at Shively's on May 15 for one
week. The company comes highly rec
ommended. There are a few days left In which to
pay your bicycle lax. After May 1 the
tux will bo $2.25. Pay today and save
The county school superintendent, N.
W. Roland, hna appointed 0. II. By land
assistant examiner. Prof. Zinsor is tlie
On Monday evening the Are depart
ment was called out, the cause being a
small blaze in a rooming house near
Charman's old atore.
Col. and Mrs, J. B. Eddy are estab
lished in the McKee bouse, coruer of
Tenth and Jackson streets. The Colonel
has not. selected an ollice.
Fish Commissioner Reed baa gone up
tho Clackamas to superintend the ea
tnblishing of a fish hatchery. It will
be the largest one in the West.
Fairchild and Trembath caught a 68
potind salmon Tuesday iu a small mesh
net. Fish are not running well, the
water being loo cold for them.
A new cheesa factory at UreBham,
Oregon, has put its first product on the
market. This new factory haudls the
product of 250 cowa or about 5000 pounds
of milk daily. Factories ara being lo
cated on all sides of this county and a
aw small dairies have seen established
In the county. There is a field here for
a lew large factories. When established
they will make any community prosper
Mra. Henry Meldrurm will leave this
evening for San Francisco, where she
will spend about two weeks with her
daughter, Mrs. II. C. Stevens.
W. S. Hurst and H.J. Miller were
down from Aurora on Friday. These
gendemen are rustlers and handle larsre
quantities of heps, potatoes and grain.
We have just received a large con
signment of spring goods, including new
lines of laces, belts, shirtwaists, ribbons,
embroideries, etc., at the Racket Store.
Mrs. II. T. Richey, mother ol Mrs. W.
11." Riirkhardt. has been visiting her
daughter several days. Mra. Richey
formerly resided in Chicago and ia mov
ing to Los Angeles.
Price Bros., the leading clothiers, will
move Into the Masonic building corner
tlth and Main streets, about the 1st of
May. This gives this entsrpriNii.g firm
the bet store room In the city.
Over one hundred divorces have been
applied fur in this county during the
past 12 months. Not over 10 per cent
of the applicants were residents of this
Geo. II. Young is progressing. He
haa moved Into the premises next to the
Commercial bank, enlarged his stock
and ia now carrying a complete, line of
During my absence I have placed In
chu'ge of my olice Dr. W. T. Lyons
w hum I can recommend to my friends
and the public in general, aa a skillful
and reliable dentist. L. L. Pickkns
At the Evanttelical conference held in
Seattle the Rev. 8. Coply, of Michigan,
was sppoinled pastor lor the Oregon City
church and Rev. A. Euglehart will go to
Canby. Rev, Coply will not arrive (or
about 10 days.
Services will be held in St. Paul'a
Episcopal church every Sunday at 11 a,
in. and 7:30 p. ui.; Sunday school at 10
o'clock. Service every Friday eei ing
at":3U. All seats fiee Strangers cur
dially welcome. Rev. P. Hammond,
Harry Clark lias been (Mug some
gxjil work cleaning up lower Seventh
street. Tne street has been paved with
crushed rock for two ysars and this
ia the first cleaning it haa received. The
crushed rock has packed smooth and
Aurora was well represented inthecily
this week. The circuit court was the at
traction. Among them were noted, W,
S. Hunt, John Marks, J. E. Marks,
Clnis Zimmerman, Geo. Southerland,
Chris Ziegler and others.
On Wednesday City Recorder Cuny
perfoimed his (list iinirriiige ceremony.
He overlooked the usual courtesy ex
tended to the biide, otherwise it was ac
cording to the ruleB and regulations.
Bruce will put all the frills in next
Christian Science services are held in
Willamette hall, every Sunday morning at
11 o'clock. Subject fur Sunday, April 30,
"Adam and Fallen Man". Bun
day school at 12:10. Wednesday eve
ning meeting at B o'clock. A cordial in
vitation is extended to all who desire to
attend these services.
Another company bus been organized
to build an electiic line to Molalla.
Railroads on paper are easily constructed
T lat the people of . the Mulalla section
are anxious for and need a railroad there
is no doubt, but the ditlicullics to be
overcome will reunite more than mere
The farmers of Oregon will one day re.
alize that the bicycle riders are their
friends and are doing more to aid them
in getting good roads than any other in
fluence. The fanners of Eastern states
realize it now. The movement was in
auguralod by the head of the Pope Man
ufacturing Company and has gradually
spread throughout the Union,
II. T. Sladen, who has been promi
nent in business circles here for many
years, was taken to Salem Monday even
ing for treatment at the asylum for the
iusaue. Mr. Sladen has been a hard
worker, is of a nervous temperament and
tho Btrain has been too great. It is
thought a rest will restore his shattered
mind. Real estate deals is his hobby
The members of Company 1 were
given public recognition Mojiday even
ing by tlie Emergency Corps giving
them a surprise. Monday is regular
drill night and the boya did not expect
to be treated to a lunch and a dance
The corpB was organized for tlie purpose
of assisting tlie boya at the Philippines,
but the home boys have also received
A apirit of Godliness has come over
the citizens of this county that is indeed
refreshing. The grand jury could not
find anything to object to. Nb new
criminal cases are filed for this term of
court. The taxpayers are to be congrat'
ulated. Eliminate the Portland divorce
cases and the circuit court would have
little business to attend to.
David Penman, of New Era, was hi
Oregon City last Thursday. lie had just
received returns from some small seed po
tatoes shipped to California the first of
the month, which netted over $1.25 per
sack. Mr. Penman had in 13 acres of
potatoes, from which he has sold over
1500 worth, besides having a large quan
tity of Bted for his own use. This ahowi
what a man with the right kind of
metal in him can do in Oregon,
THE COURT HOUSE,
(iterating Items Gleaned from the
The sheriff on Friday remitted $10,000
to tlie slate treasurer as a payment on
the county's taxes.
John From bid was committed to the
insane asylum on Wednesday.
The sheriff haa collected over $4000 ia
taxes this week.
In the recorder's office during the
past week instruments have been re
ceived as follows : Deeds. 22 : patents. 1 i
releases, 4; mottgsgea, 17; clialtle
motgages, 5. The mortgages were all
J M. Baker waa appointed adminis
trator of the estate of Margaret J. Wall
and Silaa D. Hedges, F. Spangler and
Weir were appointed appraiser.
Iu the estate of Josiah Franklin, de
ceased, the administrator, 8. K. Taylor,
made bis filial report and was discharged.
The money due Chaa. Moody, one of the
heira, waa deposited with the county
clerk, until his address could be ascer
tained. MARRIAOK LICKNBK8.
Mairiage licensee were issued, to
Mary May and E J. Hegen on the 25th.
Minnie Shepherd and Jesse Eccelston
on the 2Gth.
April 19 Andreas Popp vs Hugo
Perkel, et al ; judgment for plaintiff.
W. 8. U'Ren for plaintiff, Q C Brownell
Clara E Morey va W P Keady ; judg
ment for $3000, order for sale of real es
W II Franklin tiCE Moody; default
and judgment fur $195 and costs. Ex
Mary M Ball vs George Ball ; divorce
granted, also cm-tody of child. '
April 20-ttarah E E Davidson vs W
T Davidson ; divorce by default.
April 22 J M Harrington vi Henry M
Jackson ; judgment for $998 and cost".
Harding A Co vs McDonough t
T Brady, to recover rent on leased
building; judgment for plaintiff.
Dora Boggs vs T D Bogga ; dismissed,
both parties having died.
Zoltey E Leigh va Julia C Leigh; di
8 R Green va M 0 Gard and wife;
confirmation of sale on execution.
M Buckstein vs Sarah Buckstein ; dis
Hallia Marrs va Jamea W Marrs; de
cree of divoree, plaintiff to resume her
maiden name. Pimick & Wilson for
August bauer vs Ulinsttan Bass, et al ;
Slats vs M G Morgan, appeal from
ust ce of the peace court, dismissed.
Geo Souterland va C Zimmerman;
settled out of court.
On Wednesday all the jurymen living
in the county were discharged. Those
tained were: Grant Criteser, J. W.
Boatman, John Norris and R. W. Port r.
There will be another jury trial on
The equity cases will take up nearly
all of next week.
The grand jury reported having re
turned one not true bill, inveet'giteil
tho comity and city jail, found them
empty and in good condition. The
pauper accounts amount to $:!"0
and the purchase of a poor farm was
recommended. Alterations in the juil
were also recommended.
J T Apperson vs Hurst & Marks;
judgment for plaintiff of $'21.
State School Board va Tlios Charman,
et al; confirmation of sale.
Louisa Kester va Chns Raines, et al ;
confirmation of sale.
Henry Knmmor vs Peter Woerner,
udgmeiit for $149 and $00 fees and costs.
John R fl inkle vs Jesse A Cox, et al;
confirmation of sale.
Carl Norburg va Portland General
Electric Company; settled out of court.
Nellie Oliver vs Joseph Oliver.default;
divorce granted, maiden name restored.
State va E E Martin, jury disagreed
after being out over night.
NKW CASKS FILKDt
Chaa P Church va John Elston.
J Frank Watson va Elihu K Jones.
Jas W Roots vs Sarah CampelS.
Mary rriscilla Large vsThos Large, jr.
Kittie Smith vs J O Smith.
State vs Louis Hinder.
Rev. J. B. Goddard, better known as
the Illinois cyclone, is conducting a ser
ies of meetings at the United Brethren
church. Mr. Goddard, while a firm be
liever in orgiuazation and church, ia un
aectarian in the strictest term. The
people of all denominations and creeds
are invited to attend and have a part in
the meetings. Mr. Goddard, although
a young man, has a wide conception of
the gospel truth. He hag had experl
ence as a successful business man, and
therefore fully able to deal with all
classes of people. Uia logic, wit and
keen in sight Into human nature com
biaed with his word picturing and for-
cibly putting forth of the truth is win-1
ring him a place among tne foremost .
preachers of the day. Special subjects
will be handled each eyenine. On Fri
day evening will be 'Trial of Chrint"
by a jury of twelve men. This seivire
is a very Interesting service. A large
attendance is looked for. Mr. Goddard (
ia expecting his colaborer and associate
singer at any time.
"U. 8 Department of Agriculture, Cli
mate ' and Crop Bulletin of The
Weather Bureau, Oregon Section, for
the week ending Monday, April 24:
The frost did no injury to vegetation.
The ab-ence ol warm sunshine retards
growth and development. Seeding ia
being finished on the higher land, but
will be continued on the lower land for
several weeka. Fall-sown grain is mak
ing good growth ami early-sown spring
grain is iu good condition, but botli will
be Improved by more warmth and sun
uliine. The grain crop is, however, in
about its normal condition for this year.
Fruit bloom continues. The bloem is
fulling rapidly from peach and apricot
ires; iu southern counties it haa prac
tically all lallen. Pear, cherry and
prune trees aie now dropping their
bloom. Apple treea are nearly full bloom.
Leaves on oak trees are coming out.
Grass is making slow, but healthy
growth. Hops are doing very well;
they have come up very evenly, and
work in yards ia being pushed with
rigor. The hop crop ia now more
promising than it was one year ago.
Sheep shearing ia progressing. Re
ports continue to give inlormation con
cerning the fa vol able lambing season
and the present excellent condition of
the 'keep. Cattle, horses, hogs and
other live stork are reported to be In
Tlie reports up to the present time do
not indicate any damage to grain, fruit
or other products, hence the reasonable
deduction tiiat normal i. ., good con
Garden making progresses. The
acreage of potatoes appear to have in
creased. Strawberries are setting. Peas,
beans and other vegetablea planted early
are making good growth.
More aunsliiue and higher tempera
ture are needed.
Tlie next Teachers' Educational Asso
ciation will meet at Parkplace, April 29,
1899, commencing at 10 a. in. Follow
ing is tlie program:
Address of welcome Prof J W. Gray
Geography Prof M. Hyatt
Rulea (or Study Prof. R. U. Steele
Vocal eolo Robert Ginlher
Recitation Francis. Galloway
Arithmetic, Inductive and Deductive
Teaching Prof. E. A. Milner
Oregon History. Mrs. Eva E. Dye
The above program will be inter
spersed with music.
Notice ia hereby given that for the
purpose of making an examination of all
persons, who may offer themselves as
candidates for teachers of the schools
of this county, the county school super
intendent thereof will hold a public ex
amination at the courthouse, Oregon
City, Oregon, Wednesday, May 10,
commencing at 1 o'clock p. m.
Applications for etate papers will be
received Thursday, May 11, 1809, at 0
o'clock a. m.
The lullowing program will he followed
during the May examination of appli
cants for coin 1 1 v and statu papers:
Wednesday Penmanship, history .spell
ing. Thursday Written aiithiiie.tic, theory,
of teaching, grammar.
Friday Geography, mental arithmetic,
reading, physiology, composition,
English literature, physical geogra
phy, Oregon Bchoul law, general his
tory, algebra, book-keeping.
N. W. Bowland,
County School Superintendent of Clack
amas County, Oregon.
Dated this 17th day of April, 1899.
"Will be commemorated in Oregon
City by the Meade Corps Volunteer
Auxiliary in giving a calico bull
at the armory on Monday eve
ning, Way 1st. ma Desc or music.
Tickets $1 per couple, including refresh
ments. Ice cream 15 cents; spectators
The Fishing Business.
One of tlie ilsh deputies was arrested
last week for taking a boat and net from
tlie Clackamas river. Two men were
seen throwing fish out of the boat and a
6ignal had been given to warn the men
of the presence of the deputies. Dis
trict Attorney Cleoton issued tlie war
rant. The deputy, Morgan, was fined $25
and appealed the case to the circuit
court. On Wednesday the case was dis
missed on motion of District Deputy G.
Wanted to Exchange.
A good 75-acre farm in Ohio, for small
place, well improved,, near town. For
full particulars address
Roy E. Austin, Oregon City, Or.
CycKbU evivently bare a poor opinion
of pedettraina, aa they ara constantly
running them down.
Bicycle Repair Shop.
We nre prepared to do all kinds of re
pairing, liuviiifr put in machinery, in
eluding ft Lathe, Drill, Vulcunizcr,
Krn.ing Mueliinet etc.
New and Second hnnd Bicycles for
Sale. Give us a call before purchasing.
New Aurora Tinshop.
Ve have a full line of Stoves, Tinware,
Hardware, and Washing Machines
Carried. All kinds of Tinning and Re
pairing. S. 0. MILLER & SON, Aurora, Or.
Morga.i & Wriuht Hartford ini;le Tube
and Dunlop Detachable Tims.
POPE & GO.
Fourth and Main Streets, J Oregon City, Or.
Cbe Blickensderfer typewriter.
Rapid, rructical, durable.
Visible writing, Inter-
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nn inimu I, in iv w Mil nil- m . "
bon. 40,000 Now in use. f
T - oor. w-ut a II..
i rice, aoUf mciiil u iii
M. E. BAIN,
"W. A. RIDEOUT, State Agent, 264 Stark St., Portland, Ur.
Fresh Candy Every
Half Hour J J
John Pechacek, Prop.
Opposite the Armory.
Money to Loan.
I have some money $500 to JlfvOO at
7 pi-r cent inUrcst. (iood mortgage se
curity 3 to 5 years time.
In winter time it takes better food to
support life. If you use PATENT
FLOUR you know you are using the
best. Mado by the Portland Flouring
Mills. For sale by all grocers.
Portland Flouring Mills.
We make our own Har
ness and give best valuea
for the money of any shop
in the county.
The Farmers' Harness
and Shoe Store.
C. A. Willey, p,op.
Near depot, Oregon City, Or.
Also full line of Mill Feed,
Cement and Land Plaster.
Have just received a new
and complete line of Gents
for Spring and Summer,
Direct from an Eastern
Factory at the lowest price.
Please give ns a call.
Caufield Bl'k, next to Huntley's
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See How lie Smiles! That look
nit-ana that the i-hoe has been
on bin foot and felt good. There is
no better eat inaction to he had than
kIkih MiiiHlHcti'in. Can't do buxineHS
in shnex tliat pincn ; can't have pleas
ure In hIihuh thai pinch ; can't keep
religiniiH in sliiiea thut pinch.
Jacob GiksyI - FROPRiKroa
Rates $1 Ter Day and Upwards.
Livery and Feed Stable in Connection
With ihe House. Horses and Buggies
to Let at Reasonable RaKs. L
Bar supplied with the finest wines, 11'
quors and cigars. Weinhardt Beer on
J. A. COX, Prop.
AH kinds of Fruit and Ornamental
trees. Prices reasonable. Stock
The Oregonian is kept on file at tbia
office for the benefit of ou j- patrons.