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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1897.
We keep a full assort
ment of all kinds and
sizes. "Air tight. Do
not need any recom
mendation. Once in
your house you will
never be without. Come
and inspect our im
mense stock. Prices
from $3.75 and up.
UELLOJIY & IMJSC1I,
Housolurolsher s ,
OKKGON CITY - OREGON
I J. .
...THE LEADING PHOTOGRAPHER...
MAIN STREET. NEAR COURT HOUSE, OREGON CITY, OREGON
MOST STYLISH FURS
AND AT THE LOWEST PRICES
143 Third Street.,
But how low can we make the price, is the
question we ask ourselves when, marking our
goods for sale. That's what makes ours an
ever-panding business, it's a potent advertiser;
it tells the story through the purse in thousands
of homes, only to be retold in countless others
by appreciative money savers.
CHARM AN & SON,
Dealers in DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
HATS, CAPS, FURNISHING GOODS
and GENERAL MERCHANDISE. Call
at the Picneer Store ok Charman & Son
before buying elsewhere.
The Germama Market.
The potato crop on the hill is turning
out finely and they are generally a good j
x There was an apple bee at Mrs. J. P.
Irvin's one night last week. The young
folks peeled several bushels. There '
was a lunch passed around and they j
stayed till a late hour and all went home J
John T. Irvin has sold 17 head of bogs '
lately of a fair price and has got morej
for sale. i
Mr. Ed Holloway is preparing to build
a long string of plank fence which will i
add to the looks of his place very much. I
Frank and Alex Irvin have returned
home from Washington, near Sprague, I
where they have been working through j
harvest and threshing. Uhey report j
both crops and wages good. j
Miss Francis Currin has a fine school.
She is a good teacher and knows how to
manage a school just right.
Mrs. Elsie Williams of Currinsville
and children were visiting at Mrs. J. P.
Irvin's last Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Carrie Marrs and Miss Mamie
Shannon of Springwater were guests at
Mrs. J. P. Irvin's last Thursday.
Miss Nellie Davis of Sunnyside is at
her Uncle Wm. Davis' on a visit for two
We are sory to lose our little friend,
Miss bernette. She has gone to Port
land to spend the winter
Henry Palmateer is building his new
William Oatfield is reshingling bis
Cliff Sarder has got his new house
painted and it looks tine.
J. J. Davis, Robert Akin, Stipp and
Candle have gone to the mountains for a
weeks' hunt. Woe be unto tne ueer
November 2d. XX.
Miss Georgia Ruth came home Friday
from University Park and remained
until Sunday evening.
Mr. White and wife and Miss Soule of
Oregon City worshipped at the M. E.
church last Sunday.
Mr. Maxey Webster is homeon a short
Mr. Davern's large new barn burned
to the ground last Monday night with
all of its contents, consisting of a horse,
wagon, plows, hay, etc. It is supposed
to be the work of an incendiary. We
understand there was an insurance
ample enough to cover the loss.
Mrs. Harmon narrowly escaped death
one day last week from a mad cow. h-he
had a very young call. Alter tne cow
hid knocked Mrs. llartnan down the
calf bawled and the cow turned her
attentions to it and Mrs. Harmon made
Mr. Willis Johnson expects to travel
soon for a firm in Portland and we shall
then have no constable.
A very pleasant social party was givei.
at the residence of Mr. Johnson's L
lienor of Miss Mable Lawrence last Sat
urday evening, preparatory to her leaving
for lialdwin, Kansas.
A very interesting league was held last
Sunday evening. Mr. Charles Cramer
Mr. Mather has purchased anew piano.
Miss Mabel Laurence left last Tuesday
evening on the Union Pacific for Bald
win. Kansas, where she expects to take
a eo'legiate course in Baker University.
The kindest wishes of all her associates
go with her. She will be greatly missed
at all our social gatherings. She took
back a number of samples of fruit, vege
tables and flowers that will give Oregon
a great send-off.
November 3d. Y.
Royal makes the food pure,
wholesome and delicious.
ROYAL CARINA POWDER CO., NEW YORK.
S - N4s.
COR. FRONT &. TAYLOR sts., PORTLAND, OREGON
THE LATEST RETURNS.
Since eoiug to press with the outside,
more complete returns an in and the
following results, while, of course,
incomplete, will indicate the result on
Pennsylvania is republican by a great
ly reduced majoiity.
Kentucky has relumed an old time
Maryland is democratic by a close
margin and Gorman will, doubtless, be
returned to the U. S. senate.
New York State.
Van Wyck, Tammany's candidate for
mayor of Greater New York, is elected
by 85,030 plurality. All large cities in
the state have gone democratic. A
change in the state of more than 24,000
votes from the republican to the demo
cratic vote has been made over one vear
ago. Both sides claim a majority in the
state assembly but the associated press
insist on a republican majority for U. S
senator on joint ballot
Columbus, Nov. 3. This afternoon
the democratic state committee no long'
er claim the election of thtirstate ticket, counties, the fusionisls have
u..t ., ti,t i,oi n,.;,;,u ir, tv,o or nearly all, of their candiates. In '26
, ., . v , counties, the nlhccs are about evenly di
legislature on omioBi.oiwi.inoooeies viaea .)t,tw((.n usiouits and republi
than six and may possibly be nine. cans. In one countv a straight demo-
Chulrman Nash this afternoon sttes cratic ticket, was elected. However,
that il, rmihli..n morality on the Taylor Riddle, chairman of the populist
...iii u f ' isnnn 8l'W.,,rjnn"8a.".0'' "V Htalement
OIHIC IU.KCV "III , . ,, . . ,fl Slllltta I lilt tllH TH-
and the republicans will have at least turn have increased the number
ion of the gvneral assembly will be:
Senate repu' licana, 34 ; democrats, 6.
House republicans, 192; democrats, 12;
independents B; prohibitionists, 1.
Topeka, Nov. 3. At a late hour to
night, the returns in Kansas are Btill
very incomplete. The indications are
that, the republicans have secured eight
of the 13 district judges voihI for. The
republicans claim t have elected 10
judges, and they concede three to the
fnsionists. On the other haml, the In
sionists claim to have tieeu successful
in eight of the judicial districts, but no
figures are given out.
Incomplete and unolhcial returns From
90 out of the 10.i counties would indi
cate republic in victories in almo-t half
tne county election". These returns
show that in 49 counties the republicans
have elected all or nearly all of their
andidates for county ollicers. In 14
Is the cheapest place in the citv
to buy t t t t t
three mmorilv in t he eufislnture on Mint tmpirisl hoMers Mom
luilliit for Bnnntnr. Nash announced poesiuiy did.
1!'4 to 350, and
FIRST-CLASS FRESH MEATS
Seventh Street, Near Depot, Oregon City.
Paul J. Sciioi.s!, Prop. t t t
Until 'U see the dollars' worth' we give
you far it. These are times when every
cent savid makes life easier. You can
of them nt our store without sacrificing
quality in the least. With our goods as
well as our prices you will be absolutely
P. S. The good3 that are not good we make good.
...BEE - HIVE...
Cuutield Block - - Oregon City, Or.
Death has again entered our neighbor
hood. Mrs. Bell Lemen died at her
home Thursday , October 21st,at 8 o'clock
a. m. Ihe deceased was the wife of
Thos. Lemen, was 25 years, 3 month and
21 days of age and leaves a husband and
three little children besides many other
relatives. She will be missed very much
as she was a loving wife and mother
The body was laid to rest in the Bingo
grave yard at 1 o'clock on Saturday,
lvev. Lengern preached the funeral ser
William Edgecomb died at his home
at 5 o'clo k Monday morning, October
25. The deceased lias been Buttering
from dropsy for the past few months.
He leaves a wife and live children. His
remains were laid to rest at the Kingo
gave yard on the 27th, the Catholic
Mi s Lou Jennings of Monitor has
been visiting with her aunt, Miss Jessie
Robeson, during past week.
Misses IVnssie Hub'ia'd and Blanche
Pond have gone to Portland, where they
exi ect to spt nd the winter.
Mrs. Sco t is very sick.
Geo. Moore was in this vicinity buying
cattle this week.
Miss Grace Powell of Monitor is the
guest of IV! is. Hannah Wright this week.
The cougars may be heard hallooing
in est every day.
Peter Later y and family are living
on J. H. Sexton's farm.
Born, to the wife of Thos. Lemen, on
October 20th, a bouncing girl.
OctoUr 3d. Ai.piioi bk.
that the legislature would stand 75 re
publicans and 70 democrats.
With more complete returns today
than were obtainable last night it is
evident that it will require an official
count to satisfy the contestants. The
closeness of the election has caused in
tense fi-eling and a cty of fraud. The
state headquarters will be kept open
until the official counts are made in all
the 88 counties of the state. It is ex
pected there will be trouble in some of
the close counties. There will no doubt
be much agitation in a 1 of them to
The Dispatch (independent) has
specials today from all close counties.
It mk''g the leMature on joint ballot
stand 73 republicans and 72 democrats,
and claims there is no doubt about this
It seems to he conceded that what
ever may be the final outcome on joint
ballot for senator that the d.-inocrats
will have a majority of state senators
and the republicans of representatives
As there will be a continued contest of
one branch of the legislature against the
other, no part ii an bills can be passed
Des Moinks, Nov. 3. The returns by
counties are nearly all in now, and
Chaiiman McMillin of the republican
state committee, has complete n turns
from 94 and estimates from the tlve re'
niHiiiing counties, and llun res a plnr ilty
fur Shaw, republican, for governor, of
31,782. lie think these figures will
vary lint little from the corrected re
turns whrn the live esiiinatfil
counties come in. The plurality may lie
set down us ubove 31.1)00 and lielow 32
000' Chairman Walsh of the democrat
ic state committee, has given out no for
inal statement. He thinks that Liter
returns will re luce the plurality for
Khaw to 20,000. The republican plural
ity last yer was 50,050, unit, a' coni ng t
No doubt alMit Nebraska. The fu-i
sioiusts have earned everything, the
plurality will exceed 20,0a0.
Incomplete return indicate that both
branches of the legislature will have a
Richmond, Va., Nov. 3. The latest
returns t rum the election in Virginia
give the democrats ail the senators, and
94, and perhaps 95, member of the i
house. The republiciins get four, per-1
haps five, members of the hotiSt-, and I
the independents one member. j
Huron, S. P., Nov. 3. Returns show
that the republicans have elected six
and the fusionists two of the judges,!
The republican victories come us a mir-
prise to the republicans as well as to the
Dknveii, Nov. 3. The result of yester
day's election in this statu is Bill in
doubt, so fur as justice of the supreme
court is concerned, and it will take t he
ollicial canvas to deride who has won.
The Timet, which supported Hnvt, can
didate of the republicans and silver re
publicans, claims bis election bv less
than l.OvO. Returns so far teceived
show Hayt 800 in the lead. Counties to
be heard from are divided, and some of
them doubtful. The chairmen of ihe
populist and democratic parties claim
that the mil returns will give their can
di.bite, Uabb r', liotn l,oi)0 to 1,5'K)
S. F. Scripture apixiitite I trustee in T.
II. Forrester esbilo in place of John
M. BrucK, re igued.
Executors of estate of N.O. Walden
granted permission to settle with U. A.
P. K. Johnson, executor of estate of
John Andresen, for sale of lots in Mult
nomah couii'y, grunted.
Report of administrator of estate of
Elia dieth Drake approved and lulancc
repuhlicati estimates it is ih-refore just ' ,4!H'" ', ".rJ,'r"'1. distributed li'non.K
School in Dlst. No. 37.
I Following is the report of school Dint.
' No. 37, for the month ending October
i '.9'.h :
Number of impils enrolled, 27 ; days
j absent, 18; times tardy. 0; neither
j absent nor tardy : Grace Whitteti, Anna
I liorland, Synnette Agnes, Milton ami
'Carroll Shipley, Zena, Ethel, lilanche
laud 1-slie Whitten, Elbe Hays, Maud
Childs, Pearl I-ong, Ivory Long, Henry
! ami Millie Nagle.
I Visitors present during the month
j were Suiierintendent Starkweather, .Miss
j EUa Pall and Miss t earl Nids.
I Patrons are cordi lly invited to visit
the school. Ansa Thompson, Teacher.
aboutcut in two. Two years ago it
59.0(H) for Drake for governor.
The legislature is safely republican.
The senate has 50 memtiers of which 38
me republicans and 12 populists and
democrats. The bouse has lllO mem
bers, of which the republicans have til
and the populist and democrats 39.
These figuies are subject to slight alter
ations, but probably to the mi
vantage of ihe fusionists. The
republicans lost lour members in the
s utile and 17 in' the house, computed
with the last IcKtslatiire, which wag
uv rwhiluiiiigly republican.
Uoston, Nov. 3. Roger W'olcolt, the
republican candidate, is re-elected uov
ernor of Mas-aehuseits by a plurality of
nearly 8o,(ltK). There aie still a few' re
mote precincts to hear from but the total
vote in these districts i only 100. Re
vised returns show a total vote of KS.'v
313 for Wolcott; 79,395 for George Fied
Williams, the regular democratic, and
14,139 for William Kverett, the nomi
nee of the national democrat. Wol
cott ' plurality wax 154,253 list year,
nearly ll.UJU less than hit total vote
following heirs! Mrs. Ella l.anelcy, VV
II. Drake and O. VV. Drake of Silverton,
J. T. Drake cf Mamuam and Airs.
Emma Drake of Portland.
Thos. K. Ryan appointed guardian of
Merle E. and Norval Hlrite.
Final rciHirt of Jesse Uox a adminis
trator of estate of Joshua Lyon approved
and Mr. ( ox itischargeil.
Report of W J. Howlet, guardian of
L. M. Howlet et als, approved.
A. S. Dresser, as administrator of
estate of Clarissa Fellow, granted six
months' extra time to file uppraismcnt
Attorney lees in Almeda Anderson
estate cut from $1311.55 to $50.
Decision rendered in A. MeOarvey
case, Thos. Charman, administrator.
Fees cut down $.'4 and (Miartmin & Son
ordered to pay estate $21. Hill of II.
E Cross lor $.1 19.21 for attorney fee al
lowed as paid.
Proceedings of November Term-.
Many Cases Disposed of.
The November term of circuit court
for this county began Monday, with
Judge Mclirido on the bench, T. W.
rou s and T. M. Miller were appointed
court bailiffs and Max Schulpius bailiff
for grand iurv. The following names
were drawn for the grand jury:
Richard Scott, foreman ; li.U. Casper,
VV. VV. Marrs, L. P. Williams, Thomas
Garrett, Norman Kaylerand F.M. Man
The court gave the usual instructions
to the grand jury, laying special emphasis
on the" advisability of avoiding unneces
'fhe following cases were dismissed:
Allen G White vs Oregon City.
J H Seelcy vs T M linker.
A Knapp vs James Evans.
Rosenthal, Feller & Oo vs E J Mc
Kittrick. Charman & Son vs Holton et al.
A Longiioi ker vs James liell.
R VV Fisher vs J S Moore et al.
William Klaetsch vs James Hodges.
Frit Weise et al vs Henry Epperson.
J A Sager vs Atkinson.
Oregon City vs East Side Railway Co.
Isaac Trayuor vs Frederick Marshall.
Iturke va vorplml.
V O Harding vs .1 L 8 w afford.
McMinnvillo college vs F O Mack.
John Voting vs Miiry Voting.
Mort vs Hanson.
Foreclosure decrees were entered as
II Lingard vs Silas E llevins et al., for
$1187.18 and $100 attorney's fees, and 124
acres near the junction of Rock Creek
with PudiliiU' nvi r were ordered sold.
William Pochin and Robert VVhitworth
vs G J Trulliiiger et al, for $3(18(1 and
$150 attorney's fee with authority to sell
400 acres of' claims of Runa and Orin
Miitteon, in section 10, 3 south, 3 east.
Filancy Otis vs VV T Slmrtleff etal, for
$0992.18 and $5' 0 attorney's fee, on 100
acres on the ens' side of the Willamette
r.vcr, opposite Hock island.
John Weisnuindcl vs John It Abbott,
for $985 anil $90 attorney's foe, on 82 08
acres of land in section 15, 4 south, 1 east.
Ile'en II Anderson vs W H Wadeet ill,
for $1105.33 and $110 attorney's fee, 011
80 acres in 5 south, 3 east,
M H McCarver vs Eli.a Coleman, for
$1199.10 ami $100 attorney's feu, on 22.50
acres near Clackamas station.
Judgments were entered as follows;
Henry McElsander against B E Haw
ley etal for $119 and $50 attorney's fee.
VV 11 Rees against P O'Connor et al,
for $115.50 and $50 attorney's fee.
Portland Flouring Mills Co against
Jacob Kober for $84.73
David Turney against II M Jackson et
al, for $503 and $"ll attorney's fee.
M K Perrin vs A L lilanchard et al,
for $218 and us to defendants. J P Tucker
and VV M liurket, the matter was con
tinned. SKA'ONII day.
State vs ( assiiis U Harlow, indicted
for embezzlement of $2000 from Harlow
Will Co; dommrer overruled and trial
set for November 15th, defendant plead
M il White vs R II Wid e, divorce
M C Strickland vs II Strickland, di-vor-e
R J Ik'iilel vs P S liatea et al, former
decree set aside and new decree for
$32.(1.1 and $ :00 attorney fees ordered.
St'te vs Walter Wyiand for larceny
of mare; permission given to tile de
murrer. NKVV CASKS.
New actions tiled during wast week:
Florita K i 111 1 k-I 1 vs W F KimUill.
State vs 1 assius (J liar ow, embe..lo-meiit.
State vsC Phcffer, practicing medicine
Allen it Lewis vs Guy I'.eebe.
II Straight vs Anna II Whillock.
M Sluifer vs Voting Chung et al.
J 11 Moody vs Clackamas Co.
1' Muralt vs county.
Mary A Hull vs George Pull.
Duano U Kly v J G and Mary Fehler.
Statu vs Pirueo Winkler, larceny.
James Foy, sodomy.
Nkahi.yuII the republican newspaper
insist that Mr. ltryun is a political corpse,
and yet the editorial space and cartoon
they lavish on him show that he puts a
ln-an of trouble on their minds. Van-
J Hub year. Thin years political comj lex- colmr Columbian.
"Why don't yon run a paper like
tliut ?'' a merchant said to an editor,
the other day, throwing out a Phila
delphia paper. "For the same reason
you don't run a store like that," the
editor replied turning to a full page
advertisement of a Philadelph U home
showing a twelve story building. The
merchant looked attentivly at the
mke l al It that way liefore." Ex.