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1884-GREAT SALE 1898
mill 11 ANNUAL SAL!
SALE OPENS FRIDAY AT 9 A. M.
And continue for 30 working days. Every piece, every yard of fine
dress goods in stock will be sacrificed. Special attention is called to
our Great Black Goods Stock, which has no superior in this city, either
in quantity or quality, elegance or beauty. The stock will be at your
mercy feu the next 30 days. Ladies, now is your time to buy gilt
edged black goods.
...BLACK and COLORED SILKS...
Novelty Silks aud Swiss Taffatas, Fine Velvets in Black and Colors,
Evening Shades in delicate tints, every yard of which we will include
in our Great Sale at ruinous prices.
...EVERY CAPE AND JACKET...
In stock at Half Price. No doubt you have been waiting for this
opportunity. We are the loosers.
' ...Blankets, Comforters and Table Linens...
Thousands of pieces of Cotton and Linen Crashes, Fine Irish Linens in bleached
and half bleached which will last a life time, all standard brands of bleached
Muslins, New YorK Mills, Waumssutta Mills, Frnit of the Loom, Pride of the
Loom, Pride of the West and Lonsdale.
Ladies, now is your time so lay in your supplies. ' Nothing but first-class
goods will be sold or offered for sale.
Mcalmn & McDonnell,
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Cor. Set & Morrison,
Another Pioneer Gone. Mrs. Sarah
Daniels, a pioneer Clackamas county
lady died at the home of her son, Reuben
Daniels,, near the town of Clackamas,
Monday night after a long illness. She
was 82 years old and crossed the plains
with her husband in 1865, first locating
in Linn county. The deceased continued
to live in Linn county, until the death
of her husband a few years ago, when
Bhe moved to Clackamas, and took up
her residence with her son . Her funeral
took place from Clackamas Tuesday,
and the remains were interred in the
Progressive Whist Party. A very
pleasant progressive whist party was
given at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
J. Lewthwaite last Friday evening. A
delightful evening was passed and re
freshments were served. Miss Betta
Fouts won the first prize for being the
most progressive, and the booby prize
was "awarded to J. P. Keating. Those
present were: Misses Josephine Chase,
Hattie Verstegg, Pauline Campbell,
Betta Fouts, Amy Kelly, Alice and
Mamie Lewthwaite; Messrs. E. Chap
man, J. P. Keating, Leighton Kelly,
William and John Lewthwaite, James
Church, Clare Campbell, Grafton B.
Cheney, Mr. Geo Bebb and Mr. and
Mrs. J. Lewthwaite. '
Our Fishing Industry Clackamas
county bids fair to not only outstrip its
past record in the salmon fishing
industry, but wiH become an important
source of keeping up the supply of food
fishes. The government hatchery on
theClaekamas with its auxiliary facilities
on the mountain streams tor securing
8 ilraon eggs, is a mighty factor in mak
ing salmon more plentiful in the Oolum
bin ana Willamette rivers, rsow an
effort is being made' to preserve the steel
head salmon, and George Broughtonand
Thomas Brown began the work of con
Btructing a hatchery for this purpose on
the upper Sandy, and expect to secure
6,000,000 eggs during the coming season
They will also try the experiment of
fecurinif and hatching sturgeon eggs
Off for Klondike. It is estimated
that at least 400 or 500 people will leave
Clackamas county for the Yukon within
the next two or three months. Among
those leaving on the outgoing steamer
Elder are T. M. and Clare Campbell,
C. Graser, Thomas Smith and others.
Next week J . A . Fairclough , J . M. Heck-
art, Malcolm McCown, CarlHuth, CP.
Scoggans and others, whose names are
not yet ascertained will probably be
on the road. Sheriff Grai:e is closing
out his stock of general merchan
dise, and his clerk, Ben Fairclough,
will leave in a few weeks for the Yukon,
with a supply of staple goods. Hun
dreds of people, who cannot properly
arrange their business or raise the neces
sary means, are anxious to go, but. will
Clackamas Pioneer. Mrs. Susan
Slearns Chase died at the home of her
son, Marshall Chase, near Colfax, Wash.,
aged 86 years. Mrs. Chase was an old
pioneer resident of Clackamas county
having arrived here with her husband
in 1851, and settled on Clear Creek,
where Mr. Chase conducted a sawmill
for a number of years, and later moved
to the Clackams river, where the saw
mill business was continued in connec
tion with farming and stock raising
Mrs. Chase moved to Colfax in 1879,
where she resided until the time of her
demise. Mrs. Chase was a talented aud
cultured lady, and wrote a number of
articles for the Pacific Christian Advocate
on the evils of Mormonism. After re
moving to the Palouse conn try sh e laugh t
school for awhile, although nearly 70
years old. The deceased was a devoted
member of the Methodist church.
While crossing the plains Mr. and Mrs
were halted t Salt Lake, and kept
prisoner for several months by the
Skipped Out. Frank Foster, who had
been in the employ of C. A. AVilley for
several weeks, bid an unexpected fare
well to Oregon City last Monday. That
18,1)18 friends who loaned him several
articles did not think lhat he would dis
appear so suddenly. lie had been
working in the harness shop for his
board, but was presumed by outside
parties to have a lucrative position.
He secured the loan of a watch from.G.
H. Young, on condition that he would
pay for it on the next day, or return
the same, and a'so borrowed Adolph
Willey's best overcoat with the an
nounced intention of making a short
visit to Portland. He did not return
and a warrant has been issued for his
arrest. Foster is suppoeed to have gone
Maior S. Marshall of Portland will
visit Oregon City Friday evening, Jan
uary 14th, Ensign C. Park and Ensign J
H. Sheridan will accompany linn.
Ensign J. E. Osborne, Lieut. Senger
beyer, Leut. May, Lieut. Davis and a
number of blood washed warriors will
take part in the demonstration. Silver
collection at the door to help 'defray
expenses. A cordial invitation is given
At the Congregational church next
Sabbath the following subjects will be
presented : At 10:30 a. m., "Watering
the Flocks;" at 7:30 o. m , "Reckless
Drivers;" especially for young people.
Young peoples' meeting at 6 p. m.
Rev. Dr. Butler will preach in the
Congregational chapel at Ely next Sab
bath at 2 ;30 p. m.
On account of illness Bishop Morris
will not be able to visit St. Paul's church
next Sunday as announced. Rev. Dr.
Williams will preach morning and eve
ning. He will also conduct service in
the chapel at Canemah, Sunday, at 2
p. m. 1
The usual services will be held at the
M. E. church next Sunday, by the pastor,
Rev. H. Oberg.
Everything in the house
reduced. A positive sav
ing of from 10 to 20 per
cent, on your footwear.
Every article warranted
COME TO US FOR YOUR SHOES
149 3d St., between Alder and Morrison, PORTLAND, ORE.
J . S. Mallatt, of Mulino, was in town
K. HsGabbert returned Monday from
a visit to Eugene.
Jacob Miley of Wilson ville was doing
the city Wednesday.
F. A. E. Starr, of Portland, was doing
Oregon City Monday.
Horace Stricklin returned last Friday
from a visit to toayfield.Cal. .
James Adkins, the Canby sawmill
proprietor, was in the city Tuesday.
Mrs. and Mrs. Geo. Knight of Canby
were in Oregon Qhy Wednesday. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lang have re
turned from their California visit.
Dr. L. A. Kent, health officer of Port
land, was in Oregon City Saturday.
Miss Moon, of Oakland, Oalif., is visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Norman R. Lang.
Mack London, a prominent farmer of
Oarus precinct, was in town Tuesday.
Miss Maud Blanchard, of Canemah,
has been visiting relatives at Brownsville.
Mrs. Thos. Knowles has been sick for
about six weeks with typhoidpneumonia.
At Brownsville last week a horse was
traded "even up" for a 16-pound turkey.
F. O. Hutchinson, ex-school superin
tendent of Polk county, was in Oregon
Mrs. W. M. Robinson has returned
from a visit to her sister, Mrs. Andrews,
at The Dalles.
The Lime Kiln quartet will sing in the
grand concert at Congregational church
A. R. Dimick, the Canby livery stable
proprietor, was in Oregon City for a few
Eight new candidates were elected to
membership in the Woodman lodge
F. E. Donaldson was confined to his
home, with an attack of the grippe sev
eral days this week. , ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Nichols, of The
Dalles, were in Oregon City Tuesday on
their wedding tour.
B. F. Jones, mayor of Toledo, and
county clerk of Lincoln county, was in
Oregon City Tuesday.
The Halcyou chours and Halcyon trio
will sing in the grand concert at Congre'
gational church January 28th.
M. V. Hill is back again from Wash'
ington county, after an extended stay
with relatives at Forest Grove.
ine nomination ot u. 15. aioorea as
register at Oregon City was confirmed
by the U. S. Senate on Monday. ,
John R. Trembath, Jr., who holds a
position in the Occidental Hotel at As
toria, was in the city Wednesday . e ,
The Oregon City male quartet will
sing the "frog chorus" in the grand con
cert at Congregational church Jan. 28th
The stores in the Weinhard block op
posite court house will be occupied by
Bellomy fe Busch after February 1st.
Mrs. J. B. Labor, of Los Angelesr
Colifornia, is visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. R. W. Porter, at Canemah.
V. Harris, the grocer, left Saturday
for California, where he will enjoy a
season of visit and recreation in a milder
Secretary Levi Johnson, William Van
over and Frank Shriner attended the Y.
M.C. A convention in Portland triday
Edison's transo-kintograph and
several noted singers and majors will be
at the Salvation Army hall on Saturday
evening, January 15.
Mrs, Margaret Dodaon, mother of Mrs.
G. H, Young, is expected to arrive from
La Mars, Iowa, this evening. She will
make her home in Oregon City.
Mayor Pennoyer was up from Portland
Monday, and spent several hours in the
city. He was accused by the Oregonian
of being on a political mission.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Forrester, of Eagle
Creek, were visiting the hitter's sisters
in this city during the week, Mrs. S. F.
Scripture and Mrs. Winesett.
G. H. Bestow, E. B. and F. O. An
drewB, of the Oregon City door and sash
factory, have dissolved partner ship. Mr.
Bestow will continue the business.
Miss Ruth Cowing accompanied Mrs.
Sadie White and Miss Lute Martin to
California last Thursday evening, where
the latter will enter Mills seminary.
Baseball promises to be an important
factor iu sporting circle during the com
ing season. A new league is to be formed,
backed by an Illinois man, and Portland,
Oregon City and Salem are to be includ
ed in the circuit.
Harley Stevens, who is in employ of
the Pacific Coast Electric Company at
San Francisco, arrived Tuesday for a
week's visit to his home in this city
Mr. Stevens has a luciative position as
electrician, and is highly pleased with
Miss Mary Francis Cox, of The Dalles,
and Frank S. Campbell, of Albany, were
married at the residence of Mrs. Dora
Hamilton in this city, last Sunday.
Rev. M. L. Rugg, officiating. After
visiting Mrs. Campbell's relatives in
Eastern Oregon, they will leave for
Skagway, where they expect to locate.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hawkins left Sat
urday for their old borne in the East.
Mr. Hawkins has been foreman in the
weaving department of the woolen mills
for the past 18 months.
Born, in this city, to Mr. and Mrs.
Phil Holden on January 13th, a 12-pound
The school tax levy for Clackamas
county is seven mills for 1898, against
7.07 mills for 1897.
The Ladies' quartet will aing in the
grand concert at Congregational church
King Henderson, formerly a resident
of this city, is now money order clerk in
the Eugene postoffice.
I E. Lawrence and family have gone
to Yaquina to spend the winter with
Mrs. Lawrence's mother.
A new postoffice has been established
in this county called Shubel.with Gus
tavo A. Schuebel as postmaster.
W. G. Beattie, who has been spending
a portion of his vacation at home in this
city, returned to the state university at
F. I. Andrews, the market gardener,
has always on hand a large amount of
first-class apples, vegetables, pure cider
and cider vinegar. Give him a trial.
Fred J. Meyer has been elected to the
responsible position of cashier of the
Commercial bank, made vacant by the
resignation of F. E. Donaldson.
The firm of Bellomy & Busch made
heavy purchases in crockery, carpets and
wallpaper direct from factory and will
Bell at interesting low prices.
Dr. C. L. Seaman, of Portland, is the
new medical partner of Dr. J. W. Powell.
Dr. Seaman stands high as a physician
and surgeon, and has located in Oregon
Strenious efforts are being made .by
the citizens of Canby to secure a flouring
mill. Liberal subscriptions are being
made to a subsidy to induce William
Hickman to erect a mill.
Mrs. Jane Roots, wife of James Roots,
Sr., died at Clackamas last Thursday,
aged 74. The funeral services were held
Friday from the family residence, and
were conducted by Dr. Williams.
The sale of home-made "Patent" flour
is constantly growing larger and the
article is giving entire satisfaction and
is now used by a majority of the people
of the city who want good bread and
Mrs. Madeline B. Conklin, grand
worthy matron, Mrs. Margaret Lutke,
grand associate matron, and Mrs. D.
Houston, past matron, made an official
visit to the Eastern Star chapter Tues
day evening. .
,: Evangelists Gallahorn and Ledford
are holding a very successful revival
meeting at the Baptist church in this
Qity.. The services are held every even
ing at 7:30, and are well attended. Rev,
Ledford is quite a success as a soloist
.ij The receipts and expenditures for the
municipality of Canhy for the past five
years js $2114.85. At the last meeting
of tbe.fiity council William Knight was
re-elected recorder, and Knight's hall
was rented for another year as a council
chamber for $1 per month.
"It is a delight to read The New Time.
This magazine is waging splendid warfat e
against plutocracy and is entitled to the
hearty support of the people. Forward
us $1 and we will send in your subscrip
tion. Better yet, send $2 and receive
The New Time and the Courier for one
County warrants taken at par by the
Courier on accounts. Write, telling us
to get your warrant for you and balance
above account will be sent to you by
postoffice order. If you have no account
to settle and wish to sell your warrant
ami do not care to come to town, we
will get same and send you market price
by postoffice order.
Four hobos gathered in by Officer
Shaw were arraigned before Recorder
Ryan Monday for being drunk and dis
orderly. They were fined $5 each, and
sentenced to pay their fine by working
on the streets. Sol Clark was also fined
$5 for being noisy and refusing to go
home when ordered to by the police.
Miss Anna E. Phillips, who has resided
in this city for several years paBt, died
at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs
William Phillips at Clackamas Tuesday
She had been very ill for two months
past with typhoid fever and ulceration
of the stomach. She was buriud in the
Cl-.ckamas cemetery on Wednesday at
12 m., and the services were conducted
by Mrs. D. W. Smith. Miss Phillips
was 36 years old at the time of her do
Anthony A. Charnig died in this city
Sunday, January 9th, at the home of L
Hartke, aged 23 years, one month and
four days. The funeral services were
held at St, Paul's Episcopal church on
Tuesday at two p. m.,and were conduct
ed by Rev. D. W. Williams. Mr. Char
nig graduated hint March at a Chicago
dental college, and after practicing his
professional very successfully for awhile,
was taken down with consumption. He
was brought home a couple of month
ago by his mother, and was taken to the
residence of his sister, Mrs. Hartke
where he continued to grow worse.
McLaughlin Chautauqua circle lie!
its regular meeting at the residence
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Cauflold last Mon
day evening, The next meeting will be
held at the home of Mr. ami Mrs. E
Charman, anil the 12th and 13th chap
ters of "American Social Life," will be
considered. As Mr. Dresser, the leader,
will be absent in California, J. F. and
Miss Addie (Hark will conduct the lesson
exercises of this meeting.
If you are going to Klondike or only thinking
about it. We invite you to call and inspect
We have an entire floor ioo feet by 7? devoted
exclusively to Klondike supplies, including -
Blankets, Rubber Goods,
Shoes, Tents, Fur Caps,
Groceries & Provisions,
of all kinds at LOWEST PRICES. We pack
and deliver everything free of charge at the
, wharves either at Portland, Tacoma or Seattle.
MOYEJR CLOTHING CO.,
Third and Oak Streets.
BEN SELLINO, Manager
Miss Lena Engle, of New Era, 'has
been visiting Miss Ida Sager this week.
Frank Hall, of Fresno, Calif., is visit
ing his brother-in-law, E. L. Johnson.
A marriage license was issued to Es-
tella B. Day and O. W. Larson on the
W.G. Hayes has accepted a position
in the weaving department of the woolen
Miss Cora May Yale and Charles
Lankins were married in this city Wed
nesday afternoon, County Judge Hayes
Merle Johnson, who is now employed
in the art department of the San Fran
cisco Chronicle, cpent several days with I
his parents in this city during the past
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Con
gregational church re-elected the fol
lowing officers last Thursday: MrscJ.
M. Mark, president1, Mrs. C. D. Latour-
ette, vice-president; Mrs. H.C. Stevens,
secretary, and Mrs. O. H. Caufleld,
Miss Ida Sagar and T. E. Brown were
married in this city Wednesday evening
at the home of the bride. Only a few
immediate relatives were present, and
the ceremony was solemnized by Rev.
D. W. Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Brown
are both popular young people, and will
reside iu this city.
Miss E. M, Adams and Lon Baker,
both of Carus, were married in this city
Wednesday at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Hamilton, Rev. Oberg,
officiating. The bride was becomingly
dressed in white albatross, and the little
bridesmaids,. Misses Amy Thomas and
Florence Hamilton, were attired in
white crepe. Mr. and Mrs. Baker will
make their home near Cams.
Trilby, aged three years, the only child
of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wells, died
on the WestSide Thursday, January 0th,
from the effects of an accidental burn.
The funeral took place from the family
residence on Friday, and was conducted
by Mrs. Addie Smith, of Portland, and
the remains were interred in Lone Fir
cemetery, East Portland. Mr, snd Mrs.
Wells are extended the kind condolence
of many friends for the loss of their only
The labor exchange rock crusher is
grinding rock at a lively rate for the
improvement of lower Main street
Tiling is being laid on this part of Main
street, and the condition of the same
Joseph C. Gibson, of Portland, and
Miss Daisy Frost, of Parkplace, were
married at the home of the bride's
mother, Wednesday evening, Rev.O. B,
Strey feller, of Milwaukie, officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Gibson will make their
home at Portland.
Mrs. PhilurU Foster, aged 75, wife of
J. G. Foster, of New Era precinct, died
Wednesday. On Thursday the funeral
services were conducted from the family ,
resesideuce, by Rev. Oberg, and the re
mains were interred in Mountain View
cemetery. Mrs. Foster was a well
known pioneer of Clackamas county.
Clackamas county is not slow in the
matter of mineral development, as 23
placer and quartz claims were filed for
record inthe county clerk's office during
the year 1897. During this time tpe
county clerk collected $2791 in fees, and
the recorder $1980. Thirteen foreigners
have declared their intention to become
citizens, and 11 more have received full
citizenship paoers. , , '
Frank Adams, formerly chief cook in
the Elk restaurant, writes his mother,
Mrs. M. Hutton, from Kern, California,
that he is on his way to old Mexico. He
worked awhile at Bakersfield', Calif., but
before he reached there he got broke on
the road and traveled a day or two on
the desert without anything toeat.
However, his grit has not deserted him ,
and he is going to see the world.
At a meeting of the populist county
central committee held last Saturday,
the charges preferred aitainst W. S.
U'Ren by J, D. Stevens, were presented
in the presence of a large audience. Th e
central committeo voted to exonerate
Mr. U'Ren of the charges made against
Justice Schuebel has rendered a de
cision in the suit of Qoorge Southerland
vs. C. Zimmerman, et at, and the plain
tiff is given judgment for $95.50, The
plaintiff alleged that defendants had un
lawfully attached a crop of potatoes, etc ,
and asked for $150 damageB.
Are you going to Klondike? ,
If you are, we want to see you.
LARGEST STOCK ofW
BOOTS and SHOES,
CORDUROY and LEATHER COATS.
We deliver free.
We name the lowest prices.
We pack your goods
We carry the BEST QOODS
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