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They are better than ever before. They are
all in NEW STYLES and just as neat as
anything you ever saw. They will please
We can show them to you as low as SQc
They are good values for the price.
A Better Quality at from 75c to 35c.
Something Dainty, Fresh, and in the
Latest Novelties, for 95c to $ J ,
i 1 11
OPENED New Mull and Silk Ties, Roman
and Plaid Ribbons.
McAIMN k McDONNEL,
The pioneer meat market of 0. Al
bright continues to serve its customers
well and always keeps a large amount
ul fresh meats on hand.
Last year's patterns of wall paper at
reduced prices. Five and 10c notion
counters. At Bellomy & Busch.
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.
Kenworthy's restaurant and con
fectionery is now opened and ready to
serve first-class meals on short notice.
Oysters a specialty. Wheeler & Oram's
old stand .
The most reliable goods at lowest
living cash prices are kept by the grocery
store of Marr & Muir.
For best groceries at cheapest price go
to Marr& Muir.
Albright is never "just out" of the
kind of meat you want as he knows
what his customers desire and keeps a
full stock on hand and you don't need to
take "what's left."
For the best shave or hair cut to
be had go to P.G. Shark'sshop. Shaving
A high grade warranted Bewing ma
chine sells for $25 on easy payments at
Bellomy & Busch.
L. L. Pickens, dentist, does all kinds
of dental work. Gold crowns, porcelain
crowns and bridge work a specialty
Office in Barclay building, corner Main
and Seventh streets.
D.E. Kenworthy at the East Side Ry
office serves meals or oysters at all times.
He also keeps a line of confectionery,
fruits and cigars.
Dan Willians has added to his stock of
groceries and provisions a full line of
feed and hav. Goods delivered to all
parts of the city free. Corner Seventh
and Center streets
Remember the Racket Store opposite
Charman.s Drug Store.
G. H. Young's secondhand store can
furnish you with furniture, stoves, hard'
ware, etc., at less than one-fourth what
same would cost new and they are just
as eood and will last as long. Give him
Justice court blanks 15 cents per dozen
at Courier office.
Go to Wilson & Cooke'a for tinware,
hardware and cutlery.
Hail the wagon of Mr. Andrews if you
want anything in the fresh vegetable
The nicest, cheapest and best assort
ment of fancy ribbons ever in the city,
at the Racket Store.
When in Portland be sure and call at
the Royal restaurant where you can get
the best 15c meal in the city. 253 First
street, corner of Madison. Mrs. Wm.
F. I. Andrews, the gardener, as usual
has the first young radishes and onions
of the season, besides other early vege
Ladies should attend Mrs. M. E
Hamilton's millinery opening March 30
and 31. A beautiful display of imported
millinery at popular prices. Red Front
Among the suits filed in the circui
this week are: Sarah E. Hollenbeck vs
Henry B. Hellenbeck, suit for a divorce
the plaintiff pleads inhuman treatment
wants her name changed to Sarah E
Thomson, and the absolute title to some
cows. The plaintiff and defendant were
married at East Portland ih 1884. Alta
L. Konkle wants a divorce from C. R
Konkle on the plea of desertion, and the
custody of two minor children. They
were married in Columbia county sev
eral years ago. Other cases filed are
Philip Leichtweis vs Irving L. Clark, et
al. and J. Harding, et al, vs Thomas
Garnett, et al.
Mrs.D. C. Latourette, of this city
has been elected corresponding secre
tary of the Oregon Baptist Foreign Mis
Cor. 8d & Morrison,
Prohibition County; Convention
The prohibition party of Clackamas
county, will cut a more or less impor
tant figure in the coming etection. C. A.
Willey, chairman of the prohibition
county central committee, has called a
county convention to met in Willam
ette hall in Oregon City on Friday,
April 1st, at 1 :30 p. m., for the purpose
of placing a county ticket in the field,
and electing delegates to the state con
tion to be held at Newberg, Oregon, on
Weduesday, April 13th, 1898. State Or
ganizer N. A. Baker, will address the
citizens of Oregon City and Clackamas
county on Wednesday evening, March
30th. His topic will be the "Citizen's
Responsibility, and on Friday evening,
April 1st, he will talk on "Hard Times,
their Causes and Remedy." Both Mr.
Baker and Assistant State Secretary
E. O. Miller will be in attendance.
Mrs. Dye's Lecture. Mrs. C. H
Dye delivered a lecture before the His
torical Society, of Portland, last Mon
day evening, which was highly compli
mented by the Oregonian : The sub
ject of her theme was "The Develop
ment of American Fiction," and among
other things she said: One step fur
ther, I would suggest creative work.
Why not a school of literature in Port
land, as well as in Boston or New York
or Concord? Is the Hudson more pic-
uresque than our Columbia? Are the
Tennessee mountains more inspiring
than Hood or all the heights about us?
New England and the Middle West have
long been exploited, we are apt to tire
of the reiterated glories of 'the South
befo' the wa', dialect, has been done to
death, but Oregon lies untouched with
nuggets sparkling all around us.
Goes to New York. Rev. W. D.
Williams, who has been rector of St.
Paul's EpiECopal church in this city for
the past nine months, left for New Yoik
City Wednesday, accompanied by his
family. For 12 years before Dr. Wil
Hams came to Oregon City, tie had bo
came prominently known as the pastor
of Plymouth Congregational church in
San Francisco, and when he resigned
his pastorate to become a member of
the Episcopal church, in which he was
born and reared, the matter was
widely discussed in the newspapers.
Dr. Williams came here as a temporary
supply, and now goes to New York City
to accept a call there. The parishion
ers and many friends of Dr. Williams
and family, regret their departure.
A Birthday Party. One of the
pleasant events of the season was a
birthday party at the farm residence of
Mr. and Mrs. John Weismandel near
Viola. The party was given in honor
Mrs. Weismandel's birthday, and there
were about 15 guests. Those from Ore
gon City were Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lyons,
and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Howard and
family. The gathering was a great sue-
cess socially and a splendid dinner was
served. The people who went out from
Oregon City state that only occasion
wnly did ihey find something under
the mud, which was believed to be a
piece of road.
Low Fares and Freight Rates.
The S. P. Railroad Company are mak
ing an effort to secure a share of the car
rying trade between Portland and Ore
gon City. They are now carrying freight
for 50 cents a ton, and have cut the paa
senger rate down to 25 cents to meet
the existing steamer and trolley line
prices. From Portland to Canemah the
rate will be 29 cents j New Era, 47 cents ;
Canby, 60 cents ; Barlow. 66 cents ; Au
rora, 74 cents; Hubbarl, 92 cents;
Woodburn, $1 06. It will not pay peo
ple now to transfer at Oregon City from
the railroad to the trolley line, as it is
all the same price.
To the Ladies of Oregon City and
Vicinity You are cordially invited to
attend the opening of the grandest dis
play of imported hats and millinery
novelties ever brought to Oregon City
on Friday, Saturday and Monday,
April 1, 2, 4, 1898, at Miss Goldsmith's
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Peter Nehren spent Sunday at New
Rev.Gilman Parker spent Sunday in
Two girls wanted for small families.
Inquire at Courier office.
Jake Rinearson returned Monday
morning from a visit to Salem.
P.G. Shark has added a stock of to
bacco and cigars to his barber shop.
Miss Celia Goldsmith arrived home
from her San Francisco trip Sunday.
Miss Minnie Rogers, of Milwaukie,
was an Oregon City visitor Wednesday.
F. E. Donaldson is expected to return
home from the East, about April 1st.
Newton McCoy, a prominent Portland
attorney, was in Oregon City Saturday.
J. 0. Hill, of Vancouver, was the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lyons, early in the
Mrs. Capt. Wilson and Miss Wilson,
of Clackamas, were Oregon City visitors
Mrs. William Brown, of Salem, was
visiting Mrs. George A. Harding during
Homer Kruse, of Wilsonville, was in
Oregon City Wednesday on his way to
Mrs. Wayne Howard and child, of
Portland, have been visiting relatives at
A. D Burnett and George McArthur,
of Eagle Creek, were visitors in Oregon
There will be services in the chapel
at Ely next Sabbath at 2 :30 conducted
by Rev. Butler.
Mrs. Mary F. Risdon and daughter,
Nina, returned Friday morning from an
extended visit East.
Order of this office or of your
D.E. Shepard, of the state reform
school, has been visiting friends for
several days in the city.
Mrs. Noble Heath, now of La Camas,
Wash., was visiting old Oregon City
friends during the week. .'
T. F. Fisher and E. B. Allen left for
McMinnvillo Tuesday, where they will
reopen the Bee Hive store.
Ralph Miller is now on the road most
of the time as general agent for the
Monumental Book Company.
I. E. Lawrence and family have re
turned from an extended visit with rela
tives at Harris, Benton county.
G. B. Dimick appeared as an attorney
before the supreme court at Salem
Monday, in a case from Marion county.
Mrs. M. Whitcomb, of Minneapolis,
Minn., arrived in the city Saturday, and
is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. F. Parker.
Miss Millie Grant, of Scappoose, is
again employed in the millinery estab
lishment of Mrs. Salden and Miss
Capt. T. F. Cowing went to Salem
Tuesday, and appeared before the state
land department as an attorney in
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Lawrence, of
Portland, were guests of the letter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. O.T. Williams,
Dr. L. A. Kent, and George Orton,
president of Multnomah Typographical
Union, both of Portland, was in Oregon
W. W. Brooks, who now holds the po
sition of business manager on the Pa-
cifie Baptist , moved his family to Port'
Mr. and Mrs. H. H.French, who have
been living in Oregon City for several
months past, left Monday for Jefferson,
Rev. T. L. Jones, of Turner, formerly
pastor of the M. E. church in this city
was attending the revival services here
during the week.
Miss Ida Buoy, who has been receiving
medical treatment at Portland, returned
to her home at Liberal Saturday con
Mrs. 0. 0. T. Williams returned Sun
day from Portland, where she had been
spending two weeks, viBiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. Lawrence.
W. A. Huntley, who returned from a
tour of California a few days ago, is much
pleased with his trip and his health is
Dee Wright brought in a lot of Her
ford cattle Friday from the farm of
George Havenden at Hubbard, for Chas.
Albright, the butcher.
Austin Craig, of Forest Grove, editor
of tho Washington County Hatchet, and
county school superintendent, was do
ing Oregon City Saturday.
T. W. Clark, manager of the Bandon
woolen mills, who has been visiting his
family in this city for the past two
weeks, returned home Sunday.
Misses Jessie and Fannie Henkle, who
have been employed in this city for
several weeks past, returned to their
home at Hubbard Wednesday.
" E. D Hornshuh, of Beaver Creek, a
student in the Willamette university at
Salem, came down Monday to attend
the Streyfeller-Hornshuh wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Bellomy, who
have been visiting their son, B. S. Bel
lomy, for the past three months, left
Tuesday for their home at Randsburg,
Major Charman, after four months'
confinement in his house, has recovered
strength sufficiently to walk from his
home to his store and back again every
County Clerk Dixon issued marriage
licenses during the week to Ada B. Wy
land and C. A. Jones on the 18th, and
Ruby Spencer and George Peterson on
Levi Johnson, general secretary of the
Y. M. 0. A., returned Monday from
Springwater, where he had been as
sisting Rev. A. A. Hurd in holding a
L.B.Moore, formerly Southern Pa
cific station agent at this place, has
been transferred from Junction City to
Roseburg, where he will be railroad
agent and trainmaster.
Barley Wood, who recently closed the
AVood's saloon in this city, left Tuesday
night for Sumpter, Baker county, where
he will open a saloon. He took along a
carload of fixtures and supplies.
E. P. and Robert R. Smith, of Tilla
mook, were in Oregon City over Sun
day the guests of their brother, Attorney
Lester P. Smith. The boys are attend
ing Pacific College at Newburg.
Hear About Alaska's resources, cli
mate, inhabitants, amusements and cus
toms, churches, schools, missions,
government and civilization at the Bap
tist church Sunday at 6:15 p. in., March
Jack Carlyle, of Mulino, returned
Wednesday from a several month's so
journ at Toronto, Canada. He does not
give a very favorable report of condi
tions there, and is glad to get home
C. 'A. Rose, custodian of the state
building at St. Paul, Minn., was visiting
his nephew, C. A. Nash, during the
week. He was accompanied by Mr.
Helm, clerk of the supreme court of
In the county court proceedings,
printed last week, where the contract
for a ton of powder reads Mclntyre, it
should have been McFarland. Kelly
McFarland represents the firm of Geo.
B. Rate & Co., of Portland. '
C. L. Selz, of Canby, has been granted
a pension of $12 per month, on account
of an eye injured during his war service.
The effected eye has been troubling him
considerably of late, and he will have
it taken out in a few days.
Services at the German Evangelical
Luthern Immanuel church next Sunday
are as follows: Sunday school at 10 a.
111., preaching services at 2:30 p. m.
Rev. A. Krause, of Portland, will con
duct the services in the afternoon.
In speaking of the extremely mild
winter, J. E. Jack, of Marquam, says
that a few days ago he was trimming
the apple trees in an old orchard, and
found perfectly sound apples that had
been hanging on the trees all winter.
Mrs. Jeannie Luelling left Thursday
night for Blackfoot, Idaho, where she
will visit her sister, Mrs. Dr. J. W.
Robbins, who has been ill for some time
Dr. Robbins is medical superintendent
of the state insane asylum at Blackfoot
Charles Murphy, who enlisted on the
cruiser Philadelphia about 19 months
since, finally landed at Honolulo. He
has been visiting old friends in Oregon
Oity during the past week, and leaves
today on his return trip to the Sand'
The following will be the subjects of
discourse at the First Congregational
church next Sabbath : At 10:30 a. m..
"Conscience, is it a Guide?" At 7:30 p
m., "Religious Intolerance versus
American Freedom." The public is
Rev. E. F. Miller, the singing revi
valist is holding a very successful se
ries of revival services at the M. E
church. Much interest is being manl
tested, and the church is crowded every
night. Services are held in the after
noon and evening.
U A. Nash, formerly jeweler in
Burmeister A Andresen's store, has
purchased Huntley's postoffice tobacco
and stationery store, and assumed the
proprietorship of the same Wednesday
He will also have jewelry repair shop in
connection with the store.
Lydia, the oldest daughter of John
Henry and Magdalen Schueler, aged 21
years four months and 30 days, died in
this city Wednesday. The funeral will
take place today from the family resi
dence at two p. m., and the services will
be conducted by Rev, John Erich.
Max Ramsby had a rib on his righ
side fractured Wednesday in an unex
pected way. He attempted to grab the
lines of some horses that were attempt
ing to run away and was caught between
the wagon and a post and squeezed to
severely that one of his ribs was cracked.
E. E. Kellogg went to The Dalles
Tuesday evening to meet Mrs. Kellogg,
who has been visiting relatives at
Lewiston, Idaho, and Colfax, Wash.,
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.
M0YE1R CLOTHING CO.,
Third and Oak Streets.
BEN 5ELLINQ, Mncar Send for Klondike Catalogue Free
for the past four months. Mrs. Kellogg's
parents reside at Colfax, and she was
accompanied there by her litttle daugh
G. W. Dimick, of Hubbard, an uncle
of G. B. Dimick, of this city, is a
candidate on the Marion county union
ticket for senator, while his father, J.
B. Dimick, of the same place, is a del
egate to the silver republican state con
vention. Grant says that he is left all
alone with the gold standard now.
A Maccabee Tent was organized at
Macksburg last Saturday, with a mem
bership of 25. The following officers
were elected : a. Reynolds, past com
mander C. E. Menier, commanderr ', J.
W. Smith, lieutenant commander j Ed.
Riggs.R. K.;G. W. Scramlin, F. K
Herman Harms, chaplain j H. L. Wol-
fer, sergeant j John Barth, M. of A. ; C
Harnack, 1st M. of G. : L. Lorenz, 2d M
of G. ; Elmer Armstrong, sentinel J John
Mrs. Kate Shannon and children,
family of the late L. F. Shannon, leaves
this week for their old home in Kansas.
During their residence here they have
contracted a large circle of friends.
On last Friday evening there was a
recitation contest at the literary hall.
Miss Mamie Long was awarded the
prize, which she well deserved. On
Saturday evening of this week the so
ciety will give one of their grand enter
tainments. Thejprogram is a good one,
which includes another contest. This
time, however, two prizes will be given ;
the amount of the first prize shall be 50
cents and the second 25 cents. The
contest is open to all who wish to take
part. Besides the contest there will be
several other performances, which will
make a good entertainment, No ad
mission fee will be charged, but the
liberality of the audience will be grati
fied by taking up a collection. All who
wish to enjoy a pleasant evening should
not miss tne cnance.
There was a very pleasant party given
Miss Verdie Mayfield at the residence
of her sister, Mrs. Nora Kinsey, on
Monday evening. 1 nose present were:
Misses Maud Blanchard, Mamie Long,
Emma Ouinn. Ada Frost. Lizzie KlemD-
son, Lulu Bowers and Verdie Mavfleld ;
Messrs. Willie Kakel, Willie Stokes,
Arch Long, Ralph Adams, Rob Adams.
March 23. Progress.
j THE BIG j
? THE LARGEST ONE IN PORTLAND S
i UP TO DATE CLOTHING j
? FOR MEN AND BOYS S
Men's Suits $8, $10, $i2,jo; $15 and up to $25 f
I Boys' Suits $1.25, $1.50, $2, $3 and up to $8
) "FAMOUS" Portland's Largest Clothing House S
A GOOD SHOWlNd.
Finances of Willamette Saving & Loan
On Saturday the annual cohporate
meeting of the Willamette Saving & Loan
Association of Oregon City was held and
directors and officers elected for ensuing.
E. G. Oaufleld was re-elected president,
W. A. Huntley vice-president, Bank of
Oregon City treasurer and Thos. F.
Ryan secretary. The directors are E.
G. Oaufleld, L. L. Portor, A.W. France,
R. Koemer, E. E. Charman, G. A.
Harding , W . A .11 un tley , George Brough
ton, G. H. Bestow.
Following is a statement of the
finances of the association duri ng past
Balance from last year $500 02
Monthly dues, series No, 1 1444 75
a 383 u
" " " " 3 776 90
" ' .. ' 4, ... 726 03
Interest on loans ...,. 537 87
For fines and fees 342 OS
Entrance fees ; 149 00
Total...... $4019 99
Loans $2900 00
Withdrawals 353 18
Salaries 124 00
Remuneration 1)2 75
Printing 5 65
Stationery 22 75
Advertising 9 70
Gonerul expense 17 25
Balance on hand 1384 81
A 8 Sots""
Assest, Feb. 27, '97 $6584 02
Increase in loans 29ri) 00
" castintreas 824 79
Interest earned, collected 268 18
not " 10 :o
- Total $10505 1(1
Liabilities Feb 27, '97 $6580 02
Increase, captial stocit 2940 65
Increased interest 139 00
Gain and loss ,, 922 69
Value of Shares
Book value, series No 1 $29 67
" " 2 23 18
" " " "3 15 H
" " "4 6 13
Withdrawal value, series No 1 ... , 20 1
" " " " 2.... 20 61
3.... 13 ?7
" ' ' " " 4,,.. 5 50
Profits on each Share
Series Nol..... 2 63
" "2 2 32
" "3 1 38
" "4 6S