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Every Cape and Jacket in stock at half price.
Separate Skirts $i.2S'and $1.50.
Percale Wrappers, 50c, 60c, 65c, 75c. k
Spring Styles now in stock.
Thousands of Remnants of Dress Goods. ' . '
Silk and Velvets at HALF PRICE.
Mcaiaen & McDonnell,
Cor. 8d & Morrison,
J. W. Woodard, of Cams, was in Ore
gon Oity yesterday.
Joseph Kuerten left Thursday for a
business trip up the alley.
Miss Laura Johnson, of Clackamas,
was in Oregon City yesterday.
Mrs. S. A. Venable, of Silverton, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. . L. John
son. Preston Cooper was in from Carus
yesterday, and is making preparations
to leave for Eastern Oregon about the
24 inst. ' .
Ex-County Treasurer M. L. Moore
was down from Mount Pleasant Wed
nesday, for the first time Bince his se
C. F. Blythe and wife returned Wed
nesday from a six months' trip to Cali
fornia.' He much prefers the Oregon
rain to the California climate.
It is now almost an assured fact that
several fraternal organizations will
change their meeting place to the new
headquarters of the Redmen.
Ernest P. Rands and Tom Brown left
Thursday for the new hatchery on Sal
mon river, where they will make a sur
vey for a flume and of the hatchery
Mrs. W. B. Wiggins and Mrs. George
Herrin entertained their Sunday school
classes at the home of the former last
Monday evening. The party proved to
be a very enjoyable affair.
On Monday afternoon the steamer
Kuth entered the oasin to unload some
wheat at the Imperial mills and ran
into the upper part of the breakwater,
and was considerably damaged, although
not disabled. 1 V
There will be special services in St.
Paul's Episcopal church on next Wed'
nesday. Dr. Williams' topics for next
Sunday are "The, Uses of Lent," in the
morning, and in the evening, "The Law
of Love." He will also conduct services
at the chapel at Canemah in the evening
A number of persons have asked us
why the school board of Oregon City
contemplates' furnishing another room
for pupils when the census shows nearly
200 less school children than last year
Many have also expressed the opinion
that the proceedings of the board should
be published by the city papers, the
matter to be furnished by the clerk.
Attorney J. C. Moreland, of Portland,
has been in Oregon City several times
lately. It now transpires that he is
trying to get a change of venue for the
trial of Dan Magone on the charge of the
robbery of Ladd's grave. In his affidavit
for a change of venue he states that a
juror cannot be obtained in Multnomah
county, who has not talked or read about
the case; and that severe comment has
prejudiced the public against the
desecrators. Another point is that
many of the witnesses live in Clackamas
county, and it would be a saving of ex
pense to have the continued trial in this
Following is the list of letters remain
ing uncalled for in the Oregon City post
ofiice, February 16, 1808:
Seiver, Mattie Thomas. Mary
Hensley, N K Mrs While, Rose
Tellifson, Petra Miss Wheeler, Minda
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Dahlke, Gustav Kimzi, Ulrich
Frizille, Jas Miller, Gim
Dunlap, G W Miller, Luther
Hall, 8 J Reevas, Geo
Hurd, Walt Thomas, R E
Jackson, W C Yonng, Lute
In calling for the above letters say
"advertised." J.J.Cooke, Acting P. M
For Infanti and Children.
Rev. R. A. Rowley, of Portland, came
here Sunday morning to attend the ser
vices of the Congregational church in
this place. Mr. Rowley is state super
intendent of Sunday schools of the
H. A. Pittinger, who until a few weeks
ago was a real estate agent in this city,
has been appointed to a permanent po
sition in the Portland postofflce. ' He
takes E. L. Thorp's place, who was re
moved by the department because he
would not pay a doctor's bill.
The Eugene Guard says that Miss Lena
Goldsmith has returned from Oregon
City for a weeks' visit. At the end of
that time she will return there to make
her future home. Miss Goldsmith is
deservedly popular in Eugene society
circles and will be greatly missed.
Walter A. McCord, of Vancouver, and
Miss Stella McCord, of Mt. Pleasant
were married at the Presbyterian parson
age in this city Monday, February 14th
Rev. A. J. Montgomery, officiating,
Mr. McCord, who is a private in the 14th
regiment at Vancouver, will shortly
leave with his company for Circle City
J. H. Palmateer, of Garfield, wrote to
the firm of Wilson & Cooke Wednesday
that there . were 85 cases of measles in
that neighborhood, and that ' more
deaths are expected daily. The letter
states that there are not enough well
people to properly care for the sick.
Mrs. Palmateer is down with an attack
Chas. Meserve has disposed of what
little interest he had in the Enterprise
to L, L. Porter, one of the 10 who went
security for him on a second mortgage of
2000 on the plant. J. R. Beagle will
have charge of same under lease and
continue as manager, he having run the
paper in a business-like way since taking
hold of same some time Bince. Success
"The Christian's Possessions," at 10 :30
a.m. and "Boundless Love" at7:30p
m., will be the subject of discourse at
the First Congregational church next
Sabbath. There will be a first-class
musical program in connection with
service. The public is cordially invited.
Rev. T. W.- Butler will conduct services
in the chapel at Parkplace next Sabbath
at 3:30 p.m.
Heinz & Oo., formerly of Silverton,
have purchased the well established
grocery and bakery of Gibson & Lindsey,
opposite the postollice, and will continue
to keep a first-class line of staple and
fancy groceries besides baking the best
bread and pastry in the city. Don't fail
to call on new firm and make a trial
purchase, ine personeu 01 the nrm is
G. A. Heinz, and Miss Adair, formerly
Miss Louise ware, 01 this city, was
married to Joel Haynes, of Portland, at
the home of the bride's sister, Mrs.
Clarence Rands, last Thursday, in the
presence of a few relatives. The cere
mony was solemnized by Rev. A. J.
Ware, pastor of the United Brethren
church. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes are mak
ing their home in Portland, where the
former is a contractor. Miss Ware is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M
ware, 01 sweet Home, ana was born in
Oregon City. For the past few months
she has resided with her Bister, Mrs
The sociable and entertainment given
ast Saturday evening at the Y. M. C. A,
rooms by the Ladies'Auxiliary, was well
attended, and proved to be a most en
joyable affair. It was given especially
to the employes of the woolen mills
One of the features of the entertainment
was a musical and literary program.
Among the numbers was a solo, by Miss
Nora Williams ; a solo, by Leonard Con
fer; recitation, Miss Lou Albee; recita
tion, Miss Gertrude Humphrey; solo,
Frank Confer; recitation, Ethel Wall;
instrumental duet, Miss May Case and
Claude Adams; solo, Mrs. H. H. Chase.
Refreshments were served, and it proved
a delightful social occasion.
Miss Alta Dodge, of Ely', is visiting
friends at Liberal.
0. P. Thore left Tuesday evening for a
visit to San Francisco.
Mrs. George Tabor, of La Grande, is
visiting friends in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Mosier have re
turned from a visit to Silverton.
Miss Celia Goldsmith left Friday for a
six months' stay in SanFrancisco.
Mrs. Celia Will, of Barlow, was visit
ing freinds in Oregon City Tuesday. '
B. Buttner and Carl Stuedeman,
Beaver Creek farmers, were in town
Mrs. Belle Woodward, of Portland,
was visiting Mrs. Ed. Fortune during
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Shank, of Mil-
waukie, are visiting relatives at Canby
A new floor has been placed in the
M. E. church, and other improvements
jviiss jjercna wavis, ot uorvaius, is
visiting her sister, kra. H. S. Strange,
who is very ill.
Chris Kocher was down from Mark's
Prarie Tuesday night, and attended the
Louis Fredrich, who formerly con
ducted a tailor shop in this city, was up
from Portland Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. L'. W. Shank's oldest
son, Roy, aged about 10, died Tuesday
of measles comolications.
Rev. and Mrs. A. J. Montgomery
entertained the young people of their
congregation at their home Tuesday.
Sam J. Oglesby was down from Needy
precinct Friday. It is said that he
wants to be the next assessor of this
Mrs. S- R. Livermore, and daughter,
Miss Jessie, of Eugene, are visiting Mrs.
Livermore's brother, W. B. . Zumwalt,
Miss Jennie Griffith, of the Lilacs,
Marion county, who has been visiting
her sister, Mrs. R. A. Miller, returned
, Mrs. Sarah Huntley slipped and fell
last Sunday, breaking her arm. The
accident occured at the corner of Fifth
and Center streets.
Mrs. Otto Krausse, and daughter, of
Salem, were visiting the former's sister
in-law, Mrs. William Wright, several
days during the past week.
W. G. Beattie, a student of the state
university at Eugene from this city, has
been elected corresponding secretary of
the University of Oregon Y. M. 0. A
I. Greenbaum, who last winter con
ducted an auction store in the Oregon
City Bank block, was married on Mon.
day in Salem to Miss Eva Adolph joI
Miss Vera Pilsbury was teacher of the
primary department in the Canemah
school three days last week, while Miss
Harriett ' Bray attended the teachers'
The board of fire delegates met at
Fountain Hose Company's hall Wed
nesday night, and elected the following
officers for the ensuing year : Adolph
Willey, president; Caleb Cross, treas
urer ; J . W. Stuart, secretary.
Dr. R. Goucher,' of Mulino, was in
Oregon City early in the week, and still
has unbounded faith in the mineral re
sources of the Cascade range. He has
two men at work on his ledge on Gold
creek, a tributary of the Santiam, where
very favorable indications exist.
Judge John C. Peebles, a pioneer resi
dent of Clackamas county, died at Fair
field, near Salem, last Friday. He came
to Olackamas county in 1850 and mar
ried Miss E. J. Mark in 1857. He re
moved to Marion county, where he
served as county judge for 12 years, and
has filled many other important
posithns. He leaves a widow and five
Al Cannon, Greenman's driver, had a
narrow escape from going over the bluff
on Singer hill Tuesday afternoon. He
had on about a ton of flour, and meeting
a wood wagon the horses became scared
causing the wagon to upset and break
ing two wheels. The flour was all
dumped out down the bluff, but the
wheels breaking saved the driver and
horses from going over.
McLaughlin Chautauqua Circle met
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cau
field last Monday evening. Prof. J. C,
Zinser, the new leader, is thoroughly
versed in Roman history, and makes
the study very interesting. The lesson
last week called attention to the
clepsydrae, an. instrument used to pre.
vent public speakers from talking too
long. Something of this kind would
probably be welcomed by some of our
local audiences as a long-felt want
Among the Clackamas county people,
who left for Alaska on the steamer Ore'
gon Jaat Sunday, were James Ward,
Robert Beach, John Bean, G. T. Watts,
of Oregon City ; Ed. Bolds.of Parkplace ;
X. Decker, Joe Decker, Fred Yerger and
Joseph Steinbach, of Kelso. When a
short distance from Astoria the coal in
the bunkers of the Oregon caught on fire,
and their was consternation among the
passengers for awhile. The coal was
unloaded at the doc ana the Ore was
extinguished, which was smouldering in
the bottom of the hold. The fire is sup
posed to have started from spontaneous
Mike Mulvy was in from Mulino Mon
Register C. B. Moores made a short
visit to Salem Monday.
0. M. Lake, one of Boring's prominent
citizens, was in Oregon City Friday.
0. G. Morris, of Macksburg, was visit
ing his brother, J. K. Morris, this week.
Charles Spence, justice of the peace of
the Carus district, was in Oregon City
Miss Stella Robinson, of Eugene, was
the guest of Miss Laura Beatie, during
J.T.Francis, of Ely, returned Wed
nesday from a few week's visit to his
father at Ely.
The Woodmen gave a grand ball at
Weinhard's hall Monday night, which
was a success in every way.
Clarence Porter, James Caldwell and
Fred Williams left for Seattle last Sun
day to take a steamer for Alsska.
George T. Howard, of the Red Front,
who is clerk of the Parkplace school
district, is busy this week taking a
census of the children of school age.
Charles Goldsmith, of Eugene, who
was recently visiting his sisters in this
city, has accepted a position with the
Rosenfeld-Smith wholesale tobacco
house in Portland.
Mrs. Nelson, of Canemah, went to
Gladstone Saturday evening to visit
friends. In climbing off the platform of
the electric car in the dark, she slipped
and fell, breaking her left thigh. .
B. F. Swope left Monday for Toledo,
where he will in the future reside. Mrs.
Swope will leave in a few days. Mr.
Swope disposed of his, property and
business interest here to his brother, G.
The quarterly, meeting of the M. E.
church, south, will be held in the U. B.
church building Saturday and Sunday,
Rev. Spangler, of Corvallis, the pre
siding elder, will conduct the delibera
tions and services.
A report was recently circulated here
that Thomas Sagar was dying of scurvy
in the Klondike country. A recent letter
states that he is in excellent health,
and owns one of the promising mining
claims on Hunker creek.
Members of the St. Paul, Minn., city
council, who are touring the West,
visited the electric station and paper
mills last Sunday. Portland people
chartered a boat, and gave their visitors
an excursion to the falls.
Miss Mary Gutteridge, aged 25, died
near the Paine school house Saturday
morning of consumption. She was a
daughter of C. H. Gutteridge, of Spring.
water, and had been teaching school in
the Paine district until she was taken ill
few weeks ago. The remains were
Interred in Mountain View cemetery on
Sunday., ; .
A number of the friends of ex-Council
man and Mrs. L, C. Caples gathered at
their residence Tuesday evening to cele
brate the latter's 44th birthday. A very
pleasant evening was spent in a social
way, and the party did did not break
up until 11 :30. The program was varied
with games, music, etc., and refresh
ments were served. .
This week the Oregon supreme court
handed down a decision, which decides
that women are entitled to vote at school
meetings, provided that they have
children of school age, or pay taxes
The matter was decided upon an appeal
from Lane county. It has been the
custom to permit women so qualified to
vote at school meetings here.
D. F. Warner closed a very successful
seven months' term of school at Union
hall last Fiiday. This is one of the
largest country schools in Clackamas
county, and the report for the last
month shows a large per centage of in
crease in attendance. Mr. Warner will
spend his vacation at his home at Cur
rinsvilte, and will probably begin with
another term at Union Hall in April
James Buckley is the name of a tourist
who was doing the city Saturday after
noon. As he leisurely passed by
Schwartz's store he noticed several pair
of pants hanging outside. There was
no placard displayed, "Take One Free,'
but he helped himself to a pair anyway
As he walked away Mrs. Schwartz called
to him and he flung the pants back, and
was taken in charge by Chief Burns
He was arraigned before Justice ScheU'
bel, and sentenced to 12 days in the
Chief of Police Burns went to Salem
Monday as a witness in the case of the
State of Oregon vs. Hessey, who was on
trial for robbing a store at Woodburn
Hessy is a brother of the man, who was
arrested in this city by Officer Shaw on
New Years' night, and who was after
wards killed at TheDalles by the officers
This Hessy was captured in Portland
shortly after the arrest of his brother
and returned to Woodburn by Chief
In speaking of the oratorical contest
recently held at the state Agricultural
college in Corvallis, the Times says
"The first upon the program was Miss
Hulda H olden, who presented "Wil
Ham Tell, the Hero." She protrayed in
a vivid manner the attitude of William
Tell toward the tyrant Gessler,of his re
fusing to bow to the cap placed upon the
pole, and finally how he ignited the
great pile of patriotism that soon grew
into an unquenchable bor.fi re. Her
manner was easy and her gestures well
If you are going to Klondike or only thinking
about it. We invite you to call and inspect
We have an entire floor 100 feet by 75 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.
moye;r clothing co.,
Third and Oak Streets.
BEN 5ELLINQ, Manlier
Send for Klondike Catalogue Free
Rev. A. J. Montgomery will deliver a
sermon next Sunday evening on Chris
Albert Mautz, aged about 12, was
wrestling with another Maple Lane boy
last Saturday afternoon, and broke one
of his ribs'in a fall.
A complete list of all the taxpayers ot
Clackamas county, about 4000, with
their postofflce address, for sale by the
Courier, Oregon City.
Miss Stella Welch, of Silverton, sister
of Dr. J. W. Welch, arrived in this city
Monday, and is visiting Miss Josie
Newton and other relatives.
The eight-year old daughter of Mike
Stauber, of New Era, died Tuesday
morning of diphtheria. The entire
family have been down with the malady.
The infant son of Prof, and Mrs. H. S.
Strange died Friday of heart failure.
Short funeral services were held at the
family residence by Rev. Montgomery.
Mrs. Julia Pembroke, aged 57, died
very suddenly ot heart disease at her
residence near MackBburg last Sunday.
She leaves a husband, three children
and one grandchild. '
Mrs. E.G. Hamilton loaves next week
for Portland, where she will spend the
greater part of the time for three weeks
trimming hats for her spring millinery
trade. New millinery styles will be out
earlier than last year.
Contractor Smyth says that with the
expenditure of about (1000 the new
road to Willamette Falls and the Tualatin
country will be in very good shape.
About $8000 has already been spent on
Fountain Hose Company No. 1 re
elected the following officers at the meet
ing held last Monday night: A.
Knapp, president ; J. W. Stuart, secre
tary ; 8. R. Green, treasurer; A. Willey,
foreman ; I. Percival, 1st assistant ; L,
Boy lan, 2d assistant.
J he roll-call ana conundrum supper
at the M. E. church Monday evening,
proved to be a very interesting occasion
The members responded to the roll-call
with scripture and literary quotations,
and the conundrum supper proved very
interesting. Many visitors were in attendance.
Mrs. H. L. Kelly is visiting relatives
in Portland this week.
Robert Schuebel was in from Carus
Saturday, and reports the roads muddy.
Burglars have' been working Gervais
pretty thoroughly and will probably try
Oregon City next.
Mrs. Tom F. Cowing returned Monday
from a visit to her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. Smith at Silverton.
Anna B. Scott, daughter of Richard
Scott of Milwaukie, was married Tues
day to Harris A. Adams, of Pomeroy,
Confirmation services were held at St.
John's Oatholic church last Sunday eve
ning, conducted by Archbishop Gross, ol
W. S. Boyer and wife, of Vancouver,
Wash., came to this city Saturday on
a visit to Rev. and Mrs. Butler. They
returned to their home on Monday after
noon. Mayor CaufiSld has appointed a Cuban
relief committee, consisting of Geo. F.
Horton, G. H. Bestow, R. A. Miller,
Rev. A. J. Montgomery and Dr. T. W.
Oregon City is growing better. The
inmate of the house of ill-repute at the
rear of the Y. M.O. A. building shook
the Main street mud off her feet Monday
and left the city.
J. C, Luellihg, of Danville, Contra
Costa county, Calif., is visiting his
parents, County Recorder and Mrs. A.
Luelllng. It is the first time he has
been home for six years.
Among the reputed candidates for the
nomination of county judge oh the re
publican ticket, are the names of Capt.
J.T. Apperson, Capt. W. H. Smith, T.
F. Ryan, H. S. Gibson, frank Jaggar,
Richard Scott and J. M. Tracy.
Wheat is now quoted at the Portland
flouring mills in this city at 74 cents per
bushel or 80 cents delivered in Portland.
There is evidently a considerable quan
tity of valley wheat stored in warehouses
that is still In the hands of the farmers.
There is between 60,000 and 60,000
bushels of wheat stored at the mills in
this city, that has not been sold. Those
who were not compelled to sell stored it,
expecting if to reach the dollar limit.
Are you going to Klondike ?
If you are, we want to see you.
BOOTS and SHOES,
CORDUROY and LEATHER COATS.
We deliver free.
We name the lowest prices.
We pack your goods
We carry the BEST QOODS
Corner Morrlaon tad