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Only Gbaduat Last wwli iIiIm
paper ulatt-d Itiul Mlw Jennie Dexttie
had relumed from Enift'iie, whilst in not
the cane'. Mies Jennie In nlill h( ilial
place and will not (IiiInIi her aiuilien
until next yeur. Minn Laura, wlioar
rived luut week, hint Junt finlHhi'd flvw
year' on rim at t lie Suite Univerhity at
Eiitfene and Ih the uhly one fmiu tliU
country lint Iiuh taken full I'o'inieof
ktudy at tli ih college, altlmiiuli xeverul
iiave attended for a yeur or more, one
taking a three-yen rconrHu Minn IImhI.
lie aiHa ioiik uerinnn aim ih now aim
to (peak that Ihiiuuhkh. The vmirtte
of studies at IIiIh iiiHliiuilun of It'HrniiiK
is the next in the Mute and no emu
pariaon with the two yeur iinrnml
CourKds ol gome m'IiuoIh, ami n-qinrxH
five year of hard wtu ly . The gchou
board of Oit'non City iM to he comralu
luted for fccurinn mieli an educated
younii linly to tench in our public
oIiooIh this year and will u dmilii re
gain her in the future an an instructor
Miib. Melciikk's Will The will of
Mrs. Augusta Melclier of Siuflord who
died September 3l, was tiled on Satur
day in the probate court. The Instru
ment was executed September 2d, and
it makes the following bequests to heirs :
To Mrs. Christina Burkliart, $400; Mis.
Bertha ilenline, 13 H); Mrs Anna
SchulpiuH, $300; Henry L. Melcher. $5;
the heirs of Charlotte Wilheltn, 5.
The estate consists of certificates of de
posit in the Portland Savings bank
amounting to $2452. One hundred dol
lars is reserved for a tombstone and $150
for paying doctors and burial expenses
and balance Is set aside fur the expense
of administration of ti.e will of which
Justice Phillip S. Baker is named as
Cihcuit Court. Actions filed during
the week: Margaret Barrett against
Jeo. W.E.P. and Lillie G. Elliott;
Wadliams & Co against Henry Wilbern ;
N. Goodman & Sons against Clarence
Engle; Rosenfield-Smitli Co against
Henry Wilbern ; Mason, Ehrman & Co
against Henry Wilbern; Oregon City
against M. L. Moore, county treasurer;
R. L. Babin againBt Henry Wilbern.
The four cases against Henry Wilbern
of Eagle Creek are actions for money
and his store has been closed. The case
of the city against the county Is to com
pell the treasurer to pay over the 60 per
tent of the road fund collected in city ;
C. D. & D. C. Latourette are attorneys
Chautauqua Idea. Dr. J. L. Hurl
liurt, superintendent of the Sunday
school department of Chautauqua work,
will address a union meeting of the
churches on "The Chautauqua Idea"
at the Congregational church next Sun
day evening. Dr. Hurlburt is visiting
the Methodist conferences of the coast
and is now the guest of Dr. Locke of
Portland- All stockholders and mem
bers of Chautauqua circles are specially
invited. Monday morning Dr. Hurlburt
will visit the Park and in the afternoon
will meet the directors of the Willamette
Valley Chautauqua for a talk on plans
for the future.
Joseph Heeges' Will. The will of
the late Joseph Hedges was admitted
to probate this week. It distributes
the estate, valued at $15,000, as follows :
To his widow, Mrs. E J. Hedges, lots
3, 4, 6 and 6 of block 20 in Canemah and
one-half of balance when converted into
cash ; the other half to be divided into
seven parts among the following child
sen: Mary J. Jacobs, John B. Hedges,
Elisabeth A. Long, Wm A. Hedges,
Joseph Eugene Hedges, Gilbert L.
Hedges and Frederick R. Hedges.
A Bit op History. The first tobacco
slii pped to the Oregon coast was in coil
and was called "trail rope" and sold by
the .yard. In the later 40's the first
manufactured or plug tobacco was soid
at the falls Oregon City by a pure
-American gentleman ol colar. When
asked by his customers if the article was
good he would invariably say, "Yes sab ,
yes sah, the gentlemans in general, and
myself for one say it is far superior to
dat of de trail rope." E. in Roieburg
Brobate Matters. H. E. Horn-
schuch, administrator, ordered to pay
$100 for support of widow and child of
the late John E. Hornschucu Sale
of real estate by R. L. Ringo, executor
of H. C. Ringo, approved and division
according to will made Will of the
late Joseph Hedges admitted to probate
and J. E. Hedges appointed executor.
Clerical Changes. Rev. Lanick,
who has been Catholic pastor at Brooks,
also serving at New Era, has been trans
ferred to Sublimity, and Rev. Bucbolzer
changes places with him, going to
Brooks. New Era will be served from
Oregon City hereafter.
Company F will meet for regular
quarterly inspection and muster on
next Monday evening at 8 p. m. at the
Armory. The regular weekly drills will
be resumed on October 7th. The fol
lowing promotions have been made by
CapL F. S. Kelly : C. G. Huntley from
private to Q. M. Sergeant; Corporal
Geo. Lason to 2J corporal ; Private S.
Lankins to 3d corporal; Private W. E.
Lew&waite to iih corporal.
TIioh. F. Ryan spent Wednesday at
Mr and Mrs Chun Muserve are visit
Uu in C latHkauie
Miiis llalti.i Cochran returned Tueg'
ilny from Np irt.
Hurry Mcl'srver uas visiting relatives
in thin city on Sunday.
Miss Veru and Hazel I'illxlmry have
returned from Astoria.
A. M. Lovelace of Dam uscus was in
town on biirtiness Monday.
Misses May and Amy Kelly will re
turn f it in Long Beach Friday.
Mix Winnie hiiiI Veda William left
Saturday lor Newbeig for a visit.
Mich Lma Milli r who Ins been visit
ing In Portland, returned this week. .
Mrn. l)r Yuiii'giiin is vMtiiig her
brother, T A. Mcli. ide, in this city.
iMihh, lleimley wuh the guest ol Miss
M. ll'ilmen the Hist part of the week.
Albert Fuller and son of I'ortUud are
Vliumir .Mr. una Mrs. 11 J. UitnlMg.
P. M. Wedilell, assistant principal of
Barclay school, has returned to this
The Midi's Myers of Hast Portland
are visiting Mrs. JonuiiiM at J.muiit gs'
Mrs. J. S. McFeron is visiting her
sister in law, Mrs. Dr. Cathey of Wood
burn. Dr. Carll will soon arrive from the
East, where be has been spending
Mrs. T. W. Clark has returned from
Bandon, where she lus been spending
Mrs. R. D. Wilson and Miss Laura
Beatlie spent Wednesday and Thursday
Miss Mina Kelly has returned from
San Jose, Cal., where she has been
Misa Wall, sister of Rev. Henry Wall
of the reaoing room, arrived from
the East lust week .
Dr. Hurburt is ono f the noted men
of this country. He speaks Sunday even
ing on "The Chautauqua Idea . "
George Broughton and family have
returned alter spending the summer at
their country home on the Clackamas.
Misa LottieChapuian of Stoekton.Cal.,
who has been visiting friends In this
ity, left for her home Friday evening'.
Keelor H. Gabbert, editor of the
Enterprise, leaves the last of this week
for Southern Oregon to visit at his old
L. Schwabacker of the Crown Paper
Co. arrived from San Francisco on
Monday on a business visit to their
' Tuesday morning J. J. Cooke, Max
Schulpius, A. F. Parker and "Jinks"
McCown left on a hunting trip to the
Ivan W. Chase, wife and child, re
turned to their home at Colfax, Wash.,
on Tuesday, after a fortnight's visit
with bis parents here.
Miss Edna Rugz is attending the
Portland university. Misses Imo Hard
ing, Nettie Walden and Helen Eastham
and Fred Morey and Barry Eastham.
are attending the Portland academy.
Wm Wright, of Krausse Bros' shoe
store, returned on Sunday from a fishing
and hunting trip to the Coast range.
Cresse Snell, who took charge of the
store during his absence, returned to
Salem Tuesdaj .
L. B. Moore, who has been 8. P.
agent at this place for several years,
will soon take charge of the station at
Junction City, which is a better posi
tion financially than he now occupies.
The new agent for this place has not
been appointed yet.
Col. Robt. A. Miller returned Monday
from a week's visit at Jacksonville, his
old home. Mrs. Miller remains a few
days longer. . She delivered the occas
sional address before the southern Ore
gon pioneers last Thursday at Ashland
on "Pioneer Women of Oregon."
Mrs. J. P. Finley and daughter,
Metta, returned last week from an out
ing at the coast, and Mr. Finley and
Miss Gertrude return this week. Dur
ing their absence someone, broke into
their residence and the residence of
Harry Aune, who was also at the coast.
Judje T. A. McBride and George
McBride and Leigh ton Kelly returned
Monday from the mountains where they
have been camping for the past month.
Mrs. McBride, Mrs. E. R. Charman
and May McBride returned last week.
Leighton Kelly killed a deer while there.
Constable "Jinks" McCown and De
puty Sheriff M. Hyatt have returned
after a week's search for unlawful killing
of elk at the headwaters of the Clacka
mas.' They found that 12 elk had been
killed by Alvis Russell and Charles
Knowles and the meat dried for use bnt
no evidence of wanton slaughter.
Gilbert Hedges left for the East on
Tuesday to resume his law studies at
Yale college. Laurence Driggi will
leave on Saturday for Ann Arbor where
he will finish a law and scientific
course. On Saturday or Monday Ly
man Latourette and J. W. Loder will
leave for the East, the former to take a
scientific and law course at Chicago j
university and the latter a law course
at Columbia college, Washin;ton, D. C. !
v lft fp1Hf
LOCAL NtWS ITEMS.
The infant child of W. B. Wiggins is
The Salem Stiitriiiimn began publica
tion at Oregon City 45 years suo.
The (J CM fir. Co. bus moved its
main office from Portland to this pluce
The Mt. Pleasant school begun on
Monday with Mins Ednette Chase as
Mrs. Joseph Green of the west side
became the mother of a 10 pound boy
Mr. Shight of Williams grocery be
came the proud poxscssor ol a Bin on
lust Fr day.
The Board of Fire Doles? ties will meet
at t.ouutitin Co. 's room on next Wednes
day, September 25lh.
Wanted, a girl to do general house
work, apply at Freytag's grocery .corner
I4th and Main stieets.
Don't miss Dr. Hurlourt Sunday even
ing on " l lie unautauqua auea, ai me
The man who robbed the tailroad
depot here last week lias not been caught
or his whereabout learned.
The Canemah school began on Mon
day with E. I). Hackett as principal
and Miss Sade Cbase as assistant.
A meeting for the organization of a
debating society will be held at Justice
Dixbn's office this Thursday evening.
Wm. May of this place and George
Given will run a foot race at Woodburn
on Saturday for $2iV and gate receipts
Mrs. S. M. McCown is gutting the
ground ready for building a houu at
the foot of Seventh street on the hill.
Drs. J. W. Welch of Silvertou and F.
P. Welch of Portland have opened
dental Darlors under the Courier
License to wed granted on 10th to
Xorah Alexander and J. F. Tuuuey, on
18th to Mehala Jones and Geo. Allison
ana to Mary Zims and W. H. Spencer
Monday evening a small tire lu one
ol the Chinese laundries brought out
the fire department. The fire was ex
tinquished with a few buckets of water,
The annual con! ere nee oftlieM.E,
church will convene in the Taylor street
Methodist church of Portland ou Wed
nesday, September 25th.
Mrs. B. M. Doolittle and Mr. and
Mrs. George Shipley are recovering
Iroin severe attacks of malaria. Mrs
L. DooUtle has also been ill. All are
residents of the west side.
'The young people of the Baptist
church had a very enjoyable time at the
residence of Rev. M. L. Rugg on last
Thursday evening. There wus a musical
and literary program, and refreshments.
Died, at his residence in Portland,
September 17th, Charles W. Scott, at
the age of 32 years. Mr. Scott was a
brother of Mrs. D. C. Latouratte of this
city and a friend to all who knew him.
Rev. Worten delivered an interesting
temperance lecture at a union meeting
at the Baptist church Sunday evening.
He also lectured at M. E. church on
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday even
ings. A boy about 18 years of age was killed
by the cars at Bull's Junction, Wash.,
this week, and on his body was found
an autograph album ' with the name
"Colonel Graves, Liberal, Clackamas
Commencing Monday, September
23d; the steamer Raraona will make
two daily round trips to Portland; Sun
day trips discontinued.' Boat then leaves
Oregon City at 9 a. m. and 2 p. m. and
Poitland at 11 :30 and 4 p.m.
The Multnomah county court has or
dered the sale by Lucena K. Oat man,
executrix of the estate of Harrison B .
Oatman, deceased, of lands in Clacka
mas and Yamhill counties, in order to
pay claims against the estate of $10,550.
The Senter Paton Comedy Co. which
closed a week's engagement here Satur
day evening is the most deserving com
pany that has visited this place in
many a day. Should they return at
some future time they would be sure
of a warm reception.
Ira Wishart had a close call last week.
He was "wheeling" along Main street
when several dogs ran in front of bis
bicycle causing him to be unseated,
when he narrowly escaped being runover
by a passing street car. He was but
slightly hurt on the arm.
On last Wednesday evening "The
Artisan" debating and dramatic society
w?s organized from the young people of
St. John's congregation. E. J. McKit
trick is president, Mrs. J. Killin rice
president, Miss Loua Draper secretary
and Mrs. Millan treasurer.
A local b?ard of insurance under-
w riler was organized at the office of
Like chains, must have links to he
correct Fashion links lliem tto. mid
the cuffs of FmhIiIoii, like th..st of
adversity, muni he accepted with com
pliant subml ston Our links sre ac
cepted as absolutely correct and the
finest In town We liHve them in all
the different styles at niodersle figuren.
We not only have Fashion's links, but
her chains unwell, aloui; w itti h full
line nl the Latent Styl,, In JEWELRY.
Burmeister & Andresen...
,1hos. F. Ryan on Tuesday. F. E.
Donaldson was chosen president and
Tnoi. F. Ryan secretary The nlher
in em hers who signed are II. L.Kelly,
W II. Burulmrdt. C II Dye. J A.
Thsyerand II. T. Bladen The object
is to keep up rates
George Bros, have rented the bui'ding
occupied by the Uacket -tore and I he
one formerly occupied by Mihshs
Roberts & Hamilton and will move their
Nickel Lunch Counelr one door south.
In their new location they will have a
lames- inning room ami resiurant in
connection with their lunch counter.
The Racket store will occupy their pre
It is but a little over tw months be
fore a mayor, four councilmeu and a
treasurer will be elected. A. H. Dresser
and II. C. Stevens and the present
incumbent have been mentioned
in connection with the mayorship.
The terms of Mayor Straight and Coon
oilmen Howell, Broughton, Jaggar and
Stevens, and Treasurer Holman, will
expire on January 1st.
California grapes, Southorn Oregon
grapes, sweet potatoes, and Ashland
petche E . E. Williami. the grocer.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World'! Fair Highest Award.
C D. & D. C. LATOURETTE,
Attorneys at Law,
Comemrcial, Real Estate, and
Probate Law Specialties.
OFFICf : Commercial
GEO. C. BR0WNELL,
Attorney at Law,
Office One Door North. ' Caufield de Hunt
ley'$ jO u'or,
OREGON CITY, . OREGON.
E. F. DRIGGS,
Attorney at law
Office : Two Doors South of Courthouse.
RINEARSON & HYDE,
Opposite Caufield Block,
OREGON CITY, ... OREGON
J. W. WELCH. F. P. WELCH.
Under Couribr Offlce,'.Oregon City.
Welch of Portland will bo in oftlco on
Thursday of each week.
New Fish Market.
E. KiohariU, Prop.
Oysters, Fresh and Salt Water
Fish, Poultry, Game, Crabs,
Free Delivery . Two Doori South of Armory.
Booms 70, 77, 7, DeVum
Many of hit friends hare
trouble to find me; hence
4 MERCHANT TAILOR g,
Next Door to Oriental Hotel....
ALL' KINDS OF REPAIRING DONE.
Take up a Paper
And read all the advertisement care
fully. Look and nee who holds out the
mott tempting oiTf.ru. Then go around
and gee what those emptinjz oilers really
amount to. Nino times out of tea you'll
We are very careful what we say in
our ads, bpt we believe it is perfectly
truthful to state that wlnirpeople boy
of us tbey get their moLey'i worth
every time. That's ail we can promise.
G. W. GRACE, llr In
Groceries, Dry Good, Boots, Shoes, Etc.
I RAP.UFI OR
to vnti i
CHARMAN & SON
DOORS, WINDOWS, MOULDING
nd Building Material.
Lowest Cash Prices Ever Offered (or First-Class Goods.
Shop 0pp. Congregational Churc , Kain Street, Oregon City
H. W. WESTERMANN,
Cleaning, Repairing and Pressing Done.
Price's Old Stand, Nxt Door North
of Armor, Oregon City.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN EVERY BRANCH.
CHILDREN'S PICTURES A SPECIALTY.
Gallery over Mrs. Prler's Store, Main St.
GROCERIES, FLOUR, FEED,
Noblitt Livery and Sale Stable
OREGON CITY, OREGON,
On the Street between the Bridge and the
Double and (Ingle rlga and aaddle horsea il
ways on hand at the lowest rates, and a corral
also connected with the barn for loose stock.
Any Information regarding; any kind of stock
promptly attended to by letter or person.
HORSES BOUGHT OB SOLD
; H. W. JACKSON,
Machinist and Locksmith,
Bicycles, Umbrellas, Sowing Machines, Cnns,
and all kinds of small machinery re
paired. Prices reasonable. .
Shop tn Seventh Street, Opposite Depot.
The Commercial Bank
OF OREGON CITY.
CAPITAL ft 100,000. .: ,
Transacts a General Banking Business.
Loans made. Bills discounted. Makes col
lections. Bu)n and sells exchange on all point
In the United Mates and Europe and on Hong
Kouir. Derjos ts received sublcct to check In-
tcrest at usual rates allowed on time deposits.
Bank open from 9 A. M. to 4 P. M.: Saturday
evenings from 6 till 7 P. M .
D. C. LATOURETTE, F. E. DONALDSON ,
Bank of Oregon City.
OLDEST BANKING HOU8B IM TUB CITT
Paid Up Caital, $50,000.
CIO. A. HABDIXQ
E. Q. Caufield
Cbim.ii B. Catjfikld
A General Banking Buslnen Transacted.
Deposits Received Subject to Check.
Approved Bills and Notes Discounted.
Countjr and City Warrants Bought.
Loans Uade on Available Security
Exchange Bought and .4old.
Collection! Hade Promptly.
Drafts Bold Available in Any Part of tb
Telegraphic Exchange Sold on Portland, Baa
Francisco, Chicago and New York.
Interest Paid on Time Deposit).
-3 JAMES MURRQW,
Decorating, Paper Haagiuj, Artistic Hssss
Painting and Kalsomlnlng.
with K. L. Holman. Ougon Cit
lot that are trying
and we want to
t h e
$3.99 this week.
k 'I hey are the $6 and $7
Jf kind some even better.
First choice is always the
best choose early at the
Keeps a Full Line of
Provisions, Flour, Feed,
Fruits & Vegetables,
AT LOWEST PRICES .
KIDD & MILIUMS,
Successors to H. Cooke,
LIVERY, FEED SALE
COB. FOURTH AND MAIM 8T8.
Zimmerman 4 Millar, Prop.
TTE earry tli boat Whlikles and Brandlas In
" town and nuks special low fates on I'M
fornia Wines of all kinds. Host brewed
bwr on the CossfTlie Qswbrinus,
Fine Free Lu; oh..
--uCull and be Convinced
GEO. A. HARDING,
Standard Pat. Medicines.
Paints, Oils and Window Glass.
PreterlpUont Accurately Compounded.
Full Line or
Eastern Loots and Sims
which we will sell at
Call and Examine Our Goods.
We will give you Great
Bargains New Styles,
Latest Designs, Lowest
Next Door to Burmeister k An Jresen'j .
mtAi.BRi Clothing. Shorn, T
IN Bry (Joorin, Oroiierioa, Kto.