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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1898.
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In SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS at
the PIONEER STORE of
A full line of
. Boots and Shoes,
Dr. A. A. Barr
Hare Your Eyes Examined
The Gerhama Market.
Is the cheapest place in the city
to buy f t t t t
FIRST-CLASS FRESH MEATS
Seventh Street, Near Depot, Oregon
F. J. Obtekhoiitz, Props. t
OIL CLOTHS, LINOLEUM, SHADES
J. G. MACK CO.
88 Third Street -
DO YOY OWE MONEY?
If so, You Owe Your
INSURE IN A
THERE ARE NONE BETTER THAN
TJE MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
of Springfield, Massachusetts.
H. C. CO LTON, Mger
Rooms, 312-313 Chamber of Commerce,
Should be kept out' in the fresh air
as much as possible. It frets them
to be kept continually indoors. No
excuse for not supplying baby with
a new BABY CARRIAGE when
the prices are so low and we give you
all the time you want in which to
pay for them.
Baby Carriages are
BELLOHY & BUSCH
OPPOSITE COURT HOUSE
Scientific Optician, formerly
of Minneapolis, has charge of
the Optical Department for
A. N. WRIGHT, the Iowa
Jeweler, 293 Morrison ' St.,
180 FRONT ST.
A life insurance policy is the one par
ticular contract which a man with a
family dependent upon him should be
most certain to take out at once; for he
should bear in mind that when it
becomes a claim, it will take his place
as a bread and butter provider.
The principal society event in Oregon
City since the close of the lenten season
was the marriage of Miss Minnie Kuer
ten, daughter of Joseph Kuerten, man
ager of the Oregon City Soap Works,
and Mr. Edward Shehan, one of the ex
pert machine operators in the 'Willam
ette paper mills. The wedding cere
mony toon place in St John's Catholic
church at 10 a. m. on Tuesday, April
2tith, and was solemnized by Rev.
Father Hillebrand in the presence of
numerous friends. Promptly at 10
o'clock Miss Lulu Draper began to play
Mendelsson's wedding march, and Miss
Mattie Draper, bridesmaid, led the way
up the left aisle of the church followed
by the bride, leaning on the arm of her
father, while the groom and best man,
W. E. Lewthwaite, went up the right
aisle. They met at the altar, where
Mr. Knerten gave his daughter away ;
then followed the solemn and impress
ive marriage ceremony of the Catholic
church. T he interior of the church was
neatly and tastily decorated. The bride
was becomingly attired in a dress of
white organdie over white silk, decora
ted, while Miss Mattie Draper, wore
creme with an overdress of white or
gandie and carried a boquet of Mare
chal Niel loses. Immediately after the
ceremony the wedding party, accom
panied by Father Hillebrand, were
driven to the home of the bride's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kuerten, on
the corner of Ninth and Monroe streets,
where a splendid wedding luncheon
was served. Mr. and Mrs. Shehan left
on the afternoon train for the Sound,
and upon their return will make their
home in the Perley Andrews cottage on
the corner of Ninth and Madison streets.
Mrs. Shehan is an accomplished and
most estimable young lady, and is prom
inent in musical circles, while Mr. She
han is one of Oregon City's model
An Historic Cannon.
For several days past, since the Cuban
war began to agitate the minds of the
people an old, nifty cannon planted near
the old brewery, has attracted consider
ble attention. This rusty old gun played
an important part in the early history of
Oregon City, and caused the death of two
men. Tins cannon was purchased in the
early 50s by Robert Caufield, sr., long
snce deceased, an 1 ot ter d-)mcrats.
Howeyer, D. P. Thompson, who resided
here at the time, contribu td something
toward its purchase. It was known as
the Ciiufiuld ordemoc ratio cannon, and
was used in celebrating political vict
ries and on Fourth of July occasions .
One day Uie republicans desired to cel
ebrate a victory, and ld by D. P.
Thompson, attempted to got control of
The contest took place on the bridge
leading to the Eights street wharf, and
after a slight Btruggle the democrats
succeeded in getting possession of the
cannon and stored it away in the base
ment ot a buikling. Tins little gun con
tinued to do duty in making noise on
public occasions until 1858 or '59, when
an unfortunate accident caused it to be
stored away. It was on the Fourth of
July, and John Howe and Thomas Ker
ley were ramming the bags of powder
into tnegun, while liugli Kern was do
ing duty at the breech, when accidently
the charge was exploded, and the two
former received fatal injuries. The can
non was l lieu stored away in the base
ment of the Caufield building, where it
remained for a period of 40 years tin
til it was resurrected the other day.
"AN ORIENTAL FETE."
A lost Successful Entertainment
Given Principally by Home Talent.
The "Oriental Fete," a grand spectacular mu
sical extravaganza, was the best entertainment
ever given In Oregon City by local talent. They
were greeted with a highly appreciative audi.
en;eon both Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
The choruses, Solon, dancing, spent as, and living
pictures were everthlug that could be desired,
while the court jesters with their (okas and wlttl
oisuis, kept the audience In laughter. The Fete
was grand, classical and brilliant, and the cos
tumes appropriately suited the 44 handsome and
talented Oregon City ladles, who appeared In
them. Mr. and Mrs. Rockwell, of Cnioago, were
directors of the entertainment, which was givtn
under the auspices of the Ladles' Aid Society o
the Congregational church. E. J. McKlttrick
made a dignified Bnltaii, and looked every inrl
an Oriental magnate as he sat In state, surround
ed by Ills court attaches, Turkish prlnceses
Grecian Ooddesess, Persian girls and body guard
of Hottentots. Charles Pope and C, ' A. Miller
made decided hits as court Jesters, while James
Church, Walter Little, Frank Hurryhlne and Rea
Norrls were hot numbers as Hottentots. Mr
Rockwell made a model prim j minister In his
efforts to please the Sultan. Solos were sang bj'
several Oregou City's most popular vocalists,
including Mrs. W. B. Wiggins. Miss Hazel Pi's-
bury, Mrs. C. W. Uanong, Miss Spangler, Charles
Pope and C. A. Mil er. Miss Spangler and the
little son ol Mr. and Mrs. David Cautield were
enthusiastically encored in the living picture of
"Another Victim;" lu two scenes. The News
boys Chorus, fancy drill, lullaby secrfes and
Amazon maroh, were all excellent. Following
Is the names of the ladies, who parliciated In
Turkish Princesses Jina Lawrence, Mrs. C. W,
Ganong. Greta Slrlckler, Kate Ward. Miss Mc
Craw, Josephine Chase, Mrs. K. L. Holinaii, Miss
Ihotiiaj. Lena iioirjsimtn, Jean While. Kiln
Cheney, May Mark, Hazel Pllsbury, Lai .Pope,
Bursa Keauica ana vera uiu.
Grecian Goddesses Muriorle Caufield, Mrs,
Clarence Fields, Mrs. Alex Lewthwaite, Mrs. J,
r. Clark, Mil ma McGctchle, Molta. Finley
Gertrude Flnley, Mrs. 1). H. Glass. Ora Knanuler
Birdie Walker, Mrs, W It Wiggins, liora Jambs
Malel Ilauiiigau, Freda Meyer, Helena Barck
Clara Vt artier.
Persian Girls Ethel Caufield, Grace Marshall
Mr. K. 1. Fields, Ituth CouIiik, Klma albrlnlit.
l.urea Pratt. Haisv Baxter. Maud Whitlow.
Ruhr Logan, Bessie Wood. Lulu,Hanklns, Mollie
Newsboy Chorus Kettle Bradley, Helta Scog.
gan. Mary Belle Meldriim, Uueenv loike.
Ortonla (Shaw, Bertha Koerner, Howard Zmser,
Larl Walker, tarl LaUmrette. Raynold Cautield,
Jerr Kasiham, Charley Griffith, Chester, Moore.
Messrs. Miller and Fitch.
Col. R. A. Miller and Editor Fitch of
the Oregon City Herald will address the
ci'izens of Jgan and vicinity ut Grange
Hall, Saturday evening, May 7th, meet
ing will begin promptly at 8 p. m.
Everybody including the ladies, invited.
WILL 00 TO WAR.
Company F. Ready with Plenty of
Separate company F., 0. N. Q. has
received an order .to report at head
quarters in Portland Saturday after
noon. Nearly' all the members of the
company have signed the enlistment
roll to ko into active Bervice in the
Cuban war, and a number of the old
members have re-enlisted and several
other names have been added to the
company's roster. New names will con
tinue to be received until Saturday. At
2 :30 Saturday afternoon the citizens of
Oregon City will present company F.
with on elegant new flag under the
auspices of the Relief Corps, and the
exercises will take place on the steps of
the' M. E. church. Following is a list
of tho-e who w ill go into active service,
including the new recruits:
Ll Pickens, captain, W A Huntley, 1st Lieu
tenant, Fred Me.ly.ner, 2i1 lieutenant, A Willev,
sergeant, H Kniken, corporal, 8 (I Godfrey, cor
poral, J I! Canibell, J W Mott'att, J P Kentin's, ,1 II
Mack, Lewis Bovlan, R (ianteiihein, H l Hsnill
ton. F Hiugreaves, C Hnllnian.Win Kuehl.I Pur
sifttll. 11 Shipley, li C WaUlron, W M hall, G A
Rail, Rea Norrls. A Unwell,' B E Lonnneeker.
Lester P Smith. M P Holdon, (ieo & cCauslaiul, J
B I'inley, Frank Coaler, Maurice Mvers, .las E
Hardina.Krastus Smith, (I Rowland, VV F Kuehl,
A A J Brady, Leluhtnn Kellv.Tillman R Hen-inn,
Timothy McMnllln, (Ihas Ltlray, Fielding Lewis
Poliidexter, Jos H Harrv, MnHon Crott, Arthur
Holder) Max Kesslinger, G W Clark, Everitt Hick
man, John A Howland John W Loder, Georpre
Cason Bert Longneeker, Manley F Boyles. Chris
Plenty of wheat.
The Portland flouring mills are doinc
rushing bu'iness in this city, and are
receiving big shipments of wheat from
every direction. Besides the cargoos
brought down the river bv the boats,
hey have itist unloaded 100 car loads of
Eastern Oregon wheat which came down
oyer the O. R. & N. road. Just at this
time wheat is bringing a nood price.
Wagon wheat is bringing 83 cents per
bushel at the mills and sacked wheat 87.
One lot sold the other day brought 92
cents. Farmers who held their wheat
are now receiving good wages for the
sarne, and even young Leiter, of Chicago,
may come out on top.. On account of
the supply of wheat now stored in the
mill company's warehouses, the employ
es feel confident that the mills will run
steadily all summer An extra force of
night men are now employed at the mills
and everything thereabouts is a scene of
UNION CANDIDATES MEETINGS.
Messes. W. S. U'Ren. J. J. Oooke
and James Coon will speak at the places
and times given on the left of the
column marked "A" and Messrs
VV. W. Myers, Geo. Ogle and George
Knight, will speak at the places and
times on the riuht marked "B." Joint
discussions between u'lten and Brown
ell are expected at the places marked
J. D." All meetings are for 7:30 p. m.
unless otherwise stated. Other candi
dates and speakers will be with each
party jrom ume to time
Beaver LakeS. U.
... Brown 8. 11.
Clackamas May 2 .
Damascus May 3 .
Sandy May 4 .
Kagle creek, j. d.2pm May 8 .
Springwater Ma'v 6 .
Highland May 7 .
Oswego, J. D MavH ,
Mattord, Grange Hall Mav 10
Wilsouvllle J. D May 11
Canhy May VI
fiuunyslde May Yi
Mav 14 Maple ljine
may la.... Damascus
MarouamJ.D Mav 17 Baudv
Beaver Lake Sch'l H Mav la Cherryville
Molalla, J. P. May 111... Eagle Creek
Munno Mav a) Garlleld
Mink School House. May 21 Highland
Logan, J. D May 28 Oswego
Viola May 21 Stafford Kch'l II.
Maple Lane Mav 2T Pleasant Hill
Macksburg Mar 26.., .Frog Pond .c'l H
Union Hall Mnv27 ... Union Kch'l H
Leland School House May 28 Barlow
nuiwaimie, J. u May 30 Mllwaukle
Willamette May 81 Logan
Holcomb Sohool II... June! Springwater
Kedlands lune 2 Georire
Clarkes June 8 C'urrinsville
oregou city June 4 Oregon
Congressman Veatch's Dates.
Hon. R. M. Veatch, democrat, people's
and silver republican parties candidate
for the first congressional district and
George Nolimd, candidate for the oflice
of district attorney for the 5th judicial
district, accompanied part of the time
by J. J. Cooke, our candidate for sheriff,
will address the electors and citizens of
Clackamas county in the precincts as
At Frog Pond school house, Tualatin
precinct, 2 o'clock p. m. May lltli.
At Oanby, 7:30 p. m. May 0th.
At Molalla, 1 o'clock p. m. May 10th.
At Highland, K. of U. hall, 7:30 p. in.
At Springwater, 1 p. m. Mav 11th.
At Eagle Creek, 7:30 p. m. May 11th.
Jjocal precinct coinmittemen 'will
make all necessary arrangements for
U'Ren vs. Brownell.
There will be 3 joint discussion on the
political issues of the day at Weinhard's
hall, in Uregon Gity, on haturday eve
ning, April 30, at 8 o'clock p. m. be
tween W. S. U'Ren and George C
Brownell. Each speaker will he allowed
to speak ZU minutes at a time alternate'
ly, and ten minutes to close.
We are the besH political mud -slinrjer
in this neck of the woods Brownell's
Y. M. C. A. Star Course.
Mary Elizabeth Lease, of Kansas, will
deliver a lecture in Shively's hall under
the auspices of the Young Men's Chris
tian Association on Tuesday evening,
May 17th. The subject of the lecture
will be "The Signs of the Times." Mrs.
Lease is widely known and is by far the
moBt popular woman orator on the
American platform to-day, Oregon City
and surrounding country will give her a
routing welcome. She speaks her con
victions with the earnestness of an
apostle, and her lecture throughout is
the embodiment of wit, eloquence and
utter fearlefsness. If the rhetorical
beauty and moral intensity of her ad
drees does not thrill the listener, he may
never hope to be moved by noble
'98 Victor Bicycle for $40 at Burmeis
ter & Andresen's.
Fancy ribbons in the latest plaids and
moire, all colors at the Racket Store.
The pioneer meat market of C. Al
bright continues to serve i's customers
well and always keeps a large amount
of 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
ana ciuor vinegar. Uive htm a trial.
Kenworthy's restaurant , and con
fectionery is now opened and ready to
serve first-class meals on short notice.
Oysters a specialty. W heeler & Cram's
The Victors have a reputation that
will bear investigation.
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. -
Have you seen the new self cleaning
sprocket wheel on the '98 Victors? No
other wheel has this improvement.
We are the leaders over all others in
Btylish millinery and popular prices.
The new style skirts require a bustle.
You can get them at the Racket Store.
98 Victors at cut prices at Burmeistor
We are leaders
for stylish millinery
at popular prices.
The Victor straight line sprocket is
an improvement which makes it possi
ble to obtain the full driving efficiency
of the chain in the worst conditions of
road and weather.
F. I. Andrews, the gardener, as usual
has the first young radishes and onions
01 uie Beason. uesiues oiner eai iv vege
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."
New style shirt waists, Roman stripe,
plaid and checks at the Racket Store.
Baby bonnets and childs' hats, lawn
and Swiss, all prices at the Racket
A high grade warranted sewing ma
chine sells for $25 on easy payments at
Bellomy & Buscll.
L. L. Pickens, dentist, does all kinds
of dental work. Gold crowns, porcelain
crowns and bridge work a specialty.
Olflce in Barclay building, corner Main
and Seventh streets.
D.E. Kenworthy at the East Side Ry
ollice serves me als or oysters at all times
He also keeps a line of confectionery
fruits and cigars.
largest and Best Stock of...
a 1 ia?'i mzys'rrttJ3r' I s '4tj
I DRILLS SEEDERS
i HARROWS PLOWS
FEED CUTTERS FEED MILLS
GRADING TOOLS HARNESS
t ETC. ETC. ETC.
f LOW PRICES
Royal makes the food pure,
wholesome and delicious.
BOVl OAKINO POWOFBCO.jNSWVORg.
'98 Victors at cut prices at Burmeister
Dan Willians has added to his stock of
groceries and provisions a full line of
feed and hay. Goods delivered to all
parts of the city free. Corner Seventh
and Center streets
G. II. Young's second hand store can
furnish you with furniture, stoves, hard- .
ware, etc., at less than one-fourth what
same would cost new and they are iuBt
as good and will last as long. Give him
Justice court blanks 15 cents per dozen
at Courikk olllco.
Hail the wagon of Mr. Andrews if you
want anything in the fresh vegetable
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. Win.
The Club tonsorial parlors, P. G.
Shark, proprietor, shaves for 10 cents.
A full line of cigars and tobacco is kept.
Shirt waists, latest styles and colors.
at the Racket Store.
A nice assortment of ladies' wrappers
at the Racket Store.
45 cents round trip from Oregdn City
to Portland and return via Southern
Pacific trains. One way rate 25 cents.
Tickets now on sale at railroad depot.
Trains leave Oregon City at 8:40 a. m.,
and 3:35 p. in., and arrives from Port
land at 9:23 a. m. and 6:52 p. m. Save
time by using the quicker route.
Best meals in the city at the Queen
restaurant for 15 ceuis. .. Board and
neatly, furnished rooms for $3.50 per
week. Next door to the armory.
firs. Sladen's millnery Parlors.
When you are in want of a new hat or
bonnet or anything in the way of mil
linery, call in and see ns. You will get
courteous treatment. We have
trimmed hats from $1 to $10 and to suit
and Taylor Sts.,
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