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The News of the County in Detail
Charley DHuherty mail a visit to Ore
gon City on Saturday. "
Mr, Shepherd, who la largely Inter-
stud In Ihe stock business In Eastern
Oregon, It here visiting his uncle and
-Tbnt. Mr. and Mrs. Ainoa Johnson.
' JMre. J arisen has returned to her
I 1 Dr. Weaver, of Hubbard, made a visit
te John Johnson last reek. He lunkea
the same report on the case as Dr.
Mis Mable Miller tins had to quit
echool on account of poor health.
' Mra. Gibson ia to have an auction aale
on her ranch May 6. Bl intend! to re
tarn to Portland.
Messrs. Ilatton and Lewis made twe
trips to Canity with teasels last week.
Cary Herman ia living in hia new
tiouae. He ia now contemplating build
ing a new barn. , , ,
Mra. L. Dart has just got a new loom,
it is one of the latest Improved flying
shuttle affairs. Now everybody knowa
that Emily is a rustler, so hie away with
yonr gossip. We mean carpet.'
District No. 01 iind Needy are both to
be congratulated on their selection of
teachers for the spring term. It will be
the first term for Miss Thompson, but
we predict sueessstor her.
Clyde Marquam will teach the epring
term in the Qiinn district. Clyde taught
the winter term there and gave excellent
Mr. Duffy, the mail carrier, says: "I
charge 60 eents a passenger from Mo
lalla ft) Oregon City and throw my talk
in gntis," there bop' proving the old say
ing,"talk is cheap." '
Walter Wilson has gone to the upper
Clackamas hatchery. He expects to bs
away fire months.-
Frank' Haberlach and Herman
Oelnchlager have gone to Aberdeen,
Wash., where they expect to got work
in a lcguing camp. '
C. A. Wade has been quite sick for
eome time with some complication of
the stomach.and as he is netting along In
years this is quite a serious matter.
The Vigorit Powder Company, with
Kelly MeFarland as manager, is kept
busy this spring, there being learns at
the magazine for powder nearly every
day. McFarland is the 0. K. powder
man iu this state.
-Willie Capps Is the proud possessor of
new wheel and rides very well, but
can't turn around without demounting,
(or when he leaves home be rides west a
couple of miles, gets off, turnB around,
rests a few hours and then gets on and
rsturns home again.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Irvin Wilson has been quite 111 with an
attack of bronchitis.
Herbet Clark was out froin Poitland
visiting bis parents last Saturday and
Mr. Soleigh ia building an addition to
his residence. .
There seemi to he a great deal of com
plaint about the road from the railroad
driving in Clackamas on the Damascus
and Portland road to where it Intersects
the gravel road near the cemetery. This
is the oldest road in the state and
travelled more than any road in this
county and still there has never been
We are agents for Victor, Stearns,
Rambler, Ideal and Golden Eagle Wheels.
Prices for 1899 Chain Wheels $25 to $50
' Chainless, $60 and $75
Wheels Sold on Easy Payments.
Burmeister & Andresen,
THE OREGON CITY JEWELERS.
any werk done on i' except ushort strip of
gravel seven rods ling mid .my between
these points and the guiding of the hill
in front of Matthors more, which was a
political scheme and lelt tlio road in
worse condition than before.
April 22 Finis.
Mr. Dodge's family have moved into
their new house.
Mrs. Sharp has been visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius' J'rientur.
Arthur Forbes returned to Willamette
University last Saturday.
Mrs. Dan Greaves and the twins are
visiting with Mrs. Unves'a pnri'ii's, .Mr.
and Mrs. E. Dodge.
Miss Buoy was a Ce l. ir V.tl- vH r
George Priesler is hauHiiu !.iii, f"r
Ephriam Dodge. - - .
Charlie and James Furies ar. v.. ''!
cord wood for John Davis.
Ephriam Dodge lias piii'vh v 1 a ! '
News ia scarce in thf V.ii;
April 20 .
The Lower Login scl.o:.! a i'.l I?
publicentertaiiinienl an-l I ! rt n
Harding'a Grange bull, "n S. 'i
evening, May 6. The ex.-i--k -s v. ill cni
slst of vocal and insirunicn'ril mumc,
recitations, dialogues nnd tableaux.
The object of this cntrHininjnt in to
raise funds, with which to purchase' a
bell for the Lower Logan !
' Everybody is cordially invited to
come, and the ladies are- specially in
vited to bring basket". The, exorcises"
will begin at 8 p. in. sharp.
II. J. Miller was in Ponlanl Friday
and Saturday of last week.
W. 8. Hurst, the potato buyer, was in
Oregon City Friday attending circuit
A F Will visited Salem Thursday and
Friday of last week.
H. H. Hurst was in Portland Tues
Gus Stark was in the city Satur
day and Sunday visiting '(wndij.,
Jndiie .Hayes, of Oieu.m City, iie-
livered a very Instrwiivn Im-tnre for
the Ancint Order of United Workmen
on Saturday evening. After the lecture
there was a f-ee dance nnd nearly all re
mained until the wee small hours trip
nimr the liitht fantastic to the delight
ful music furnishel by Ehlon's orchestra.
Tim eitv ordinance, prohibiting bicy
clists riding upon ti c sidewalks within
the city limits, goos into effect May 1.
Thla law should by all means lie strictly
enforced, as it is now, pedestrians are
w.llv in much graater (lunger ot ueing
run over by female scorchers while upon
onr main street, than they would Do
while crossing crowded Uroadway in
New York. ;
Ell Perkins has written thst he will
be here Tuesday evening, May 9, with
out fail. He says that if all the trains
break down that lie win waia up irom
PnrtlAnd. leaviim Ids truth and voracity
to follow by freight. The subject of his
lecture will be, "The Philosophy of Wit
and Humor and Stories Around me
Stove." The lecture is in Pioneer hall
Tuesday evening, May 9. Admission 25
cents A very large crowd is expected,
as this ia the first time that any one of
nn'i u,;. fttnii- h.ig eoioented to come and
In "turn in ho small a town us Aurora.
Services were conducted last Sunday
ewinieg by the Latter Day .Saints,
known otherwise as Mormons. They
si eir to be quilii earnest and sincere,
and no doubt they are endeavoring to do
bat good they can . We surely must
admire, their pluelc in advocating a re
ligion ho unpopular as Morinoiiisiu, but
the people have not yet fbrgottsn the
Mountain Meadow massacre and other
iiiinil.ir deeds sustained by that church,
and so do not give these young follow
ers of Joseph Smith and lirigham Young
much encouragement. " ' " - ',
With pleasure Me announce that R. L.
Heed's injuries were not near as serioas
as was reported lust week, in fact he baa
entirely recovered lrom the scliock and
is aj'le to be out with the boys (girls)
II. II. Turner was In Aurora Saturday,
the guest of Mrs. J. D. Hurst.
W. W. Irvin, of Barlow, wag In the
V. S Hurst & Co. shipped two care
of hay and one car of spuds Monday.
II. L. Gei vvig was in Portland Mon-
Cn)n Buck, Sr., and Fred Will made
a i.im,H Hip to S.ilem Thursday, re-
liu ..ini; aitenioou.
M;-. I'rmitn. of Tijuique, Chili, arrived
in me ci'y on Monday morning's train on
a i -it to (i. Meiieke, . '
- BULL RUN.
Ti.c .school her.! -is now flourishing
with 1 enrolled scbolnrs. ' " .
ll was (eared that the recent frost here
he! i nine I 'lie curly fruit, cberries.etc,
l'ii il.ii owni-is of several of the largest
..rcl.cr.li- in this vicinity report very Ut
ile dauiau done. ; i
The crops, that Is, what the birds left
of them; are looking fine.
Will Phelps and Tlioe. James are both
"sporting" around on w heels, but tbey
are both kicking i.bjut the tacks (tax) .
P.J. Maupin, superintendent of the
Bull ltun water line, who lias been
dangerously-ilLJtiiiblB t) attend to his
duties again. ,
The Sandy Debating Club will 'hold
its last meeting the 28th, inst. A big
crowd ami a good time is anticipated.
There will be a dance at Sandy at
Casper Junkess' new hall this even
ing. Ed Brans, postmaster at Sandy, pro
nounces the "fisbii g'' on the Bull Run
side of Sandy ,as the best in the country,
the only fault be finds is that there is toe
much backbone to it,
Will Bosliohu is a frequent visitor to
Bull Kuu lately . Perhaps be is "fishing"
April 21. ' Chkmb.
Sandy farmers' are through with their
farm work for awhile. Some farmers
bad to resow spring grain, as the winter
robiiiB and EiiL'lish Bparrows ara becom
ing a pest and destroyed lots of spring
grain. Several farmere have put out
poison and killed millions.
A great many home seekers are in this
garden spot ot Oregon looking for homes.
John Foster's large farm was sold to a
Mrs. Van Allen, of Michigan. She and
her sons will soon move out.
A nowcoiner lias moved on C. Ardu-
John Kofer is working at Coltrell,
Ed Paine is out from Portland on a
visit. 1 i
Lizzie Beeba is visiting her folks.
Ed Strowbridge's smiling face is seen
once more in Sandy.
H. Bruns is laid up with a sore limb.
J. H. Revenue, roadmaster, iB busy
with a crew of men blowing out and
clearing the road of stumps.
R. Jonsrud is hauling lumber to build
a large bbseryntory on the Sandy View
A dance was indulged in at the Sandy
hotel, and was well attended. Every
one had a good time.
The Sandy Debating Club had a rous
ing meeting at the'laat time on discussing
the question "Resolve That the Bicycle
Tax is Unjust And Should be Repealed,"
and was decided in favor of ttie negative.
Our debate will have its closing night
April 29th,. Everyone invited
'.. We are having more rain.
Miss Carrie Burgoyne was home on a
yisit Sunday. .
Ed Whittenberg, accompanied by a
friend from Portland, was visiting hn
sisterMrs. J. Burgoyne, of this pkee,
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Bessie Wells, of Portland, was
visiting her mother, Mrs. A. H. Wells at
Sara Crader, who has been in Eastern
Oregon the past seven weeks, returned
A great many of the young people of
New Era have purchased wheels among
the lucky number are : Misses Katie and
Laura Newbury, Hattie Spulak and
Miss Alice McArthur.
Jack Frost was out a few mornings
ago, but don't think he did any damage
to the fruit so far.
Mrs. G. T. McArthur, of Currinsville,
arrived here last Saturday in company j
THE HOUSE FURNISHERS,
YOU SHOVE half dollars our -way,
we'll shove dollar values yonr. way. We
are determined to make a clean tweep l
our last year Wall Paper Stock If yo
want to get some Gold Embossed Papers
at tin price of plain, and some Remnants
of Paper at -sacrifice prices, come to as.
100 piece Semi Porcelain Dinnder
This, Fancy Ash Table ,
Ladies' Sewimi Table $1 00
There's a Well Beaten
It leads directly to our doors. Throngs of buyers traverse it day after day, whi )i shows
" that we are strengthening the friendly business relation between the store and public, with
out which there can be no success. We want you to keep coming; want you l Uil v utr
friends and neighbors about our store. Confidence once established between u.-s, th ivsl
will be easy. - .
with Miss Isabelle McArthur, who has
been visiting her the past few weeks.
Mrs. McArthur Intends remaining here
Joseph Sevcick will return to Portland
in a week or two for further medical aid,
Mrs. Jacob Crader, ot New Era, died
Sunday at 10 a. ra., after a sh6rt illness
nf nnn week. She was the mother of 14
Children, of which five are living. She
leaves a husband and five children to
mourn her loss.
Mr. and Mrs. Phfeister and family,
formerly of Mount Angel, have moved In
Mrs. Madder's house.
Hood View, though long silent, fa not
dead, but looking for items of Interest
In fact not much has happened of late
The Cornell Creek school district, No.
82, commenced today, Monday, with Mr.
Hanson, of Wilsonville, as teachar.
Dan Stahlnecker purchased a new .bi
cycle from Chicago last week.
Mr. Harms, of Wilsonville, is making
preparation to build a barn on his
Mrs. A. J. Bell has recovered from a
E. L. Baker made a trip to the county
seat last week on business.
Sam Hitman, road boss, has a large
force of men improving the road.
Miss Lizzie Brodkle, of Woodburn, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Ella BubCoh',
who has been very ill for several weeks,
and is not much improved at this writing.
Rev. Brady was presented with
beautiful quilt on the 21st inst. by the
ladies 'of Hood View, it being his birth
day. ' - ' ,
Miss Wildie Harris, daughter of 'Ex
Councilmara H. E. Harris, of Oregon
City, is yisiting her aunt, Mrs. A.
Mrs. Alice McKinney, of Bolton, is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J . A.
Rev. Brady and wife, who have been
visiting Mrs. Brady's father in Eastern
Oregon, returned home Friday.
The fall sown grain is looking well
and most of the spring grain is sown.
Work in the hop yards is in full blast.
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Aurora Harness Shop
We Make a Specialty of Low Prices.
Our Loader is TEAM HARNESS.
Our Stock Includes Everything Worn by a 1 Torso
We Buy Hides for Cash. .
Keep Leather For Sale. Do All Kinds Repairing
R. W. Zimmerman, Proprietor
For Sale-Horses, Cows
Good Heavy Work Horses.
Fresh Milk Cows Good Stock.
Apply to W. W. Irvin, Barlow, Oregon
; Farm Implements, j
At Exceedingly low Prices.
Alto Agent lor
M. Osborne & Co's. Binders,
' Mowers, Rakes, etc.
SMITH & BECK s
Keep a full line of Caskets, Coffins and Trim
mings, new and up-to-date goods,which wo sell
at the Lowest possible Trices. Wo give our
attention to Funerals, calls attended to
Night and Day. We have just Purchased a
Funeral Car, which we send out with all
Aurora, V - - Oregon
Your Favorite Koeker
Hemp Carpet, per yard . . .
This Glass Cupboard, O.d. ,i! ..if!) 00
Portiers, per pair
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The book was written in army camps at
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in Hong Kong, in the A morl'yiii trenches
at Manila, in the insurgent camps with
Aguinuldo, on the duck of the Oiyinpia
with Dewey, and in the roar of battle at
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taken by government photographers of
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Big profits. Freight paid. Credltgiven.
Drop all trashy unofficial war books.
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Sec'y., Star Insurance Bldg., Chicago.
MONEY TO LOAN.
In quantities to suit at 8 per cent, on
real estate security. Apply to 0. II ,
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