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LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
J. R. Shaver, of Molalla, was in Ore
gon City, Thursday.
Fred Greenman is now shipping clerk
at the Crown Paper Mills.
Ripe wild strawberries have been
found on the hills back of the city.
Luther M. Moore now is in charge of
the Wilehart barber shop with Harrv
Koofer as assistant.
' Mrs. Ellis, of La Grande, arrived in
this city Wednesday, and will visit
Miss Vera Pillsbvry.
Try Prier's ic cream and ice cream
soda pure fruit flavors. Fruits, nuts
and con.ecticnery of all kinds.
Pay your water rent before the 10th of
the month and save the expanse and
annoyance of water being shut off.
Ed Fields has accepted the position
as telegraph operator at the S. P. depot
in Portland and will move his family to
F. J. Louis, who has been in Idnho for
the past three months, returned to this
-city Wednesday, and will visit friends
for a few days.
On Tuesday Jim Church left for Al
bany, where he has accepted a position
as assistant book keeper in one of the
largest retail stores of that city.
The ladies, who collected money for
the flag presented to the militia were
obliged to refuse money even after the
flag had been purchased. Probably no
object ever was so cheerfully contributed
to as this was.
Rev. A. .f Montgomery has been ten
dered and has accepted the appointment
of Presbyterian Sund y school mission
ary On Tuesday evening the members
of his congregation gave him a very sub
stantial donation surprise party.
On Wednesday Mrs. E. F. Martin
opened her Hacket store in the building
recently vacated by V. T. Barlow. This
-enables Mrs. Alartin to carry a mn h
larger stock, the building being mucn
larger than the one they have just va
cated. Will Parker, who has been attending
the medical department 01 the state
university of Iowa at Iowa ( ity, re
turned home Sunday, having completed
the prescribed course, and is now a full
fledged M. D. He has not yet decided
where he will locate.
John F. Miller, of the West Side,
while pruning a tree, slipped and fell to
to the ground striking his back and sus
taining injuries such as to partially par
alize Idm. Owing to Mr. Miller's age, a
-great deal of anxiety was felt, but at the
la est report he was slowly improving.
Burgulars entered the residence of C.
D. Latouret'.e during Wednesday night
and secured over $80 from Mr. Latour
ette's trousers. The shoeless tracks of
the robbers were seen on the freshly
painted dining room floor. No noise
was heard. Dr. Norris, whose residence
is across the street, lost a valuable gold
Those attended the Melba concert at
the Marquam in Portland Tuesday eve
ning from this place were Mr. and Mrs
O. H. aufield, Mr. and Mrs. E. Char
man, Mr-. P. K, Morey, E. Sadie Whti-,
Miss Bertha Golusmith, Miss Florence
Morey, Miss Ruth Cowing, Miss Cor
r.elia McCown and Miss Sibyl Lippett,
Dr. W. E. Carll and Sam Selling.
Will Hutson has enlisted in the mili
tia lor the Cuban war
MiBS May Mclntyre spent Sunday in
Portland, the guest of relatives.
P. Judd and wife, of Jack Knife, was
in the city Saturday on business.
"Mrs. W. Kerns, of Tlw Dalles has
been Visiting Chief of Police Burns and
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Howard and Bon,
of Portland, are visiting relatives in
J. Bowen, manager of the Erenino
Telegram, was an Oregon City visitor
There were nine additions to the Con
gregational chnrch last Sunday by letter
Miss Lois Stears, of Portland, was
the guest of Miss Florence Morey, the
first of the week.
Mrs. Henry Hedges, of Barlow, has
been visiting relatives in Oregon City
for several days past.
Register C. B. Moores returned Sun
day from a trip to Southern Oregon,
much improved iu health.
R. J. Hendrirks, manager of the Sa
lem Slntmmaii, was ac Oregon City
visitor Saturday afternoon.
George Wilehart and Win. Thomas
left Monday for Spokane. They will
make the irip by bicycle.
John Weisinandel, of Viola, was in
the city Monday. He expects to move
back to Oregon City this fall.
J. F. Miller, of Portland, an old time
resident of this city, spent bunday in
visiting his many friends here.
Miss Samuels, of Portland, who has
been the guest of Miss Lawrence, left
for her home, the first of the week.
Sidney Smyth left Sunday for New
Whatcom. Washington, to bid on a
bridge that is to be constructed there.
Services will be held at the St. Paul's
Episcopal church Sunday evening, th
Hev. Mr. Powell, of Portland, officiat
ing. 0. H. Byland, teacher of the Caru-
school, closed his labors at that place
last Friday, and is sojourning in Oregon
Misses Maud and Dode Noble, alter
spending the winter with re'atives in
this city, left Saturday for Pendleton,
w here tneir patents reside.
Mrs. E. M Anderson, of Centralia,
Wash., who has been 'he guest of Mrs.
M. A. nuutmer fur the past two weeks,
returned to her home Monday.
Will Logus, who has been assistant
perator in the Western Jnion Tele
graph office, has enlisted in Co. F and
E. H. Cowing has taken his place.
Bert Roake, who is now employed in
Wolf & Wicker's ship building plant in
Portland, was visiting in Oregon City
Sunday. He was accompanied by his
Ara McLaughlin, of Milwaukie, as
ftrincipal, and Miss Kate Casto, of Port
and, as assistant, closed a very satis
factory term of school at Mount Pleas
ant last Friday.
The religious services in the Metho
dist church Sunday. May 8, will be of
special importance and interest to all
who attend. A most cordial invitation
to attend is extended to all.
l Victor Bicycles
'98 Model 32, Cut Price - - - $60.00
'93 Model 35, Cut Price - $40.00
'98 Victors have the straight line sprocket.
Burmeistcr & Andrcscn, Local Agents
Gilbert Herren is on the sick list.
Jean Mitts, of Needy, was in this city
Miss Eva Williams, who has been
quite ill is recovering.
Ben Davids, of Newburg, was an Ore
gon City caller Tuesday.
E. E. viartin is able to be out aguin
after his serious illress.
Paul Hussock. of Roseburg, is yUiting
Sam Bacheler of this city. . '-'
The reonlar Mnv farm nf thn count V
court convened Wednesday.
Mrs. Adolph Willey is visiting rela
tives in Portland this week.
MtHR AHpa AnMwa nf Prtrf.lnnd'J wnn
visiting friends in this city Tuesday.
Will T.Buthtuiiito inrl FreH Mnrev
spei t Sunday at Camp McKinley.
Dr. Paine and rlnnotitor Miss Kittie.
visited Camp McKinley Tuesday.
business trip to Oregon City Wednesday.
Mm. .TnflAhK tannni, anA . nVilttron nf
Portland, are visiting relatives in this
RftV. Dr. Rnt.lur nrill nmaih in thft"
mission chapel at Ely next Sunday at
2 p. m.
Mr. SlnH Afra danma A TTarrltncr
visited Cnmnunv V. at Pan-in MetFtnluv
Ohas. Bell, a prominent lawyer of
Portland. W,1H in t.hin ntv tri hnainpea
Mr. and Mrs.' Jus. fihnw nf Doling "
we e visiting friends in this city
C. TJ Barlow, who has just returned
from A'aska was in the city Tuesday and
Mrs. M. S B. Lawton, of Oregon City,
has been granted an original widow's
pension of (8.
Miss Mary McGaw, who has been
visiting for the past week in Portland,
Miss Vona Walker, daughter of Sol.
Walker, is quite ill at the residence on
12th and Madison street.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Chnrch left for
Portland Thursday, where they will
spend a few dys visiting rela'ives.
Mrs. Dr. Sharpless, of Eugene who
has been the guest of Mrs. Max Bollock,
returned to her home Wednesday morn
ing. Mrs. Streyfeller, of Milwaukie (nee
Rosa Horn8huh), formerly of this place,
was visiting friends in this city Tues
day. The new steam dredge No. 1, of Port
land, made a trial trip to Oregon City
Sunday, and the run proved satisfac
tory. L. Schwacher. of San Francisco, one
of the managers of the Crown Paper
Company, arrived here Wednesday
W. G. Hayes, formerly of the Electric
hotel, now haB a position in 'the law of
fice of Dolph, Bronangh & Simon, in
Lee Harding, who has been attending
the state agricultural college at Corval
lis, came down Friday and enlisted in
the Cuban war.
Mrs. Arnold Graham, of Marshland,
accompanied by Miss Edna Cole, of
Ked Oak, Iowa, were the guests of Miss
Edith Wishart Sunday,
Mr. West and Miss Mettie Durgan
were visitors with Dr. Butler's family
from F'iday until Sunday afternoon.
They were 'rom Vancouver, Wash.
Harry Sloperj the erstwhile barber,
boasts of his record in his profession,
having shaved a man in one minute Hta
test trial made shortly before he retired
Who can beat it?
Wheat, sacked, reached the dollar
mark at the Portland flouring mills in
Oregon Oity last I riday. There is a
considerable quantity of wheat stored at
the mills, that is still held by farmers.
Wm. Yohann.of Mackburg, returned
to Dixie, Washington, yesterday to re
sume work at his trade. He had been
called home on account of the illness of
his mother, who is now improving
Dr. Schubert, formerly of this city
but now of Ml. Angel, visited his mother
Mrs. Augusta Schubert last week. He
was on his way home from Portland,
where he had been attending the bish
Herman K. Jones gave up a good po
sition as book-keeper in the Oregon City
Bank to go to the front with separate
Company F, having enlisted Friday.
John R. Humphrey now holds down his
position in the bank.
On Wednesday, the family of O. A
Aldrich left for Lincoln, Or., where they
will remain for about three weeks. Mr.
Aldrich, who has been sick for several
months aocnmpanied them, hoping the
change will benefit his health.
On Tuesday Chester Roake, while
firing of a cannon to celebrte the vic
tory of the United States in taking the
Philippines, had his hand caught be
tween the carriage and cannon, mang
ling his finger in a fearful manner.
"Things the Angels De ire to Look
Into," will be the morning subject of
sermon at the Congregational church,
next Sabbath evening j subject, "The
War and Patriotism." La-t Sabbath
morning nine new memler8 united with
the church, and several others are to lie
In the county recorder's ollice in
April 4:1 mortgages and 40 releases were
recorded. The receipts amounted to
$197.70 againBt $1S:!.75 the same month
last year. In the clerk's office 11 mar
riage licenses, 3 full citizenship papers
and 3 declarations of intention to be
come citizens were issued. The receipts
amounted to $:)42.85, against, $330.75 the
same month in 1897.
Dr. E. A. Sommer left to-night for
Bayonne. N. J., where he formerly took
a surgical course in hospital service.
Upon his arrival he will 1 united in
marriage wnn buss sara DacHeit, a ue
scendent of General Sackett, of revolu
tionary fame. On account of his prac
tice here, he will remain there but two
days and upon their return will occupy
the spacious re-idence formerly occupied
by E. E. Williams. In unison with a
host of his friends, we extend congratu
Pure fruit flavored ice cream soda at
J. M. Tracv. of Lopan. was in tnm
The little daughter of Elmer Lankins I
is very sick with diphtheria.
Harry Spencer left for Idaho last week
wnere he will remain sometime.
License to wed granted on 4th to Ag
nete Ringnes and'J. E. Johnson.
Wm. Lankins is still very low with
pneumonia, at his residence in "Kansas
Mrs. D. J. Collins, who has been ricV
for the past five weeks is slowly recov
P. H. Glass is actinor as clerk in Hunt.
ley's book store during the absence of
ViBB Louise Rice, of Portlond, spent
Friday and Saturday in this citv. the
guest of relatives.
C B. Front. haa haan innnintud nnf-
master at. F.lu mirl ft to A Uunnooon
postmistress at Liberal.
T.W.Clark whn haa hepn vieitinn
with his fumilv in thin eit.v. tuft, far Run.
don Thursday morning.
MrS.D J. (Inllinn )ma mnvprl frnm tha
Healy cot'age on 12th street to the
htu:.i i l . . . . . . i
HiiuiocK nouse on inn street.
Win. Runrfrtll and Jamua
of Tremont have been visiting Mr. and
airs, w m. ftiemen, of tins p ace.
and cake 15 cents a dish or two for 25c.
ice cream or ice cream soda 10c.
S. S. .TennimrA linn ramnvarl liia familu
to Sell wood, and accepted a clerkship
uu nuuenson aroa. in t oruana.
..The ladies of the Degree of Honor will
will give a social dance and supper at
Willamette hall on Friday evening, May
Fred Price has enlisted in the regular
troops of the U.' S. army; having made
application at the recruiting office in
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Jones, of New-
here, drove down t.n thin .itv Snnituv
and were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C.
Keeler H. Gabbert, the well-known
newspaper writer, h-is accepted a posi
tion on the Poitland Evening Teh gram
O. W. Robbins of Molalla was in the
city Monday to visit M.Clifford, who has
been confined to the hospital for about
Maurice T. Root of Beaver Creek,
dead, has been granted a res oration and
additional pension, $8 to $12, and Mary
L. Root $8 as widow's pension.
Misa May Wishart will leave next
week for Marshland, Columbia- county,
where she will ho the guest of Mrs.
iraham. She will remain about two
Mr. Alexander, of Portland, has ac
cepted the position as el. rk in G. A.
Harding's drug store. Lee Holland, the
form-r cle k. having been summoned to
join hia company in second regiment at
Salem, a few days ago.
George O. Rinearson started on his
re urn trip to Fort Wrangle, Alaska,
about two weeks ago, but was taken ill
at Seattle, and came home. However,
he recovered sufficiently to travel, and
aguin left for Alaska last Saturday.
Sunday, Mrs. Wm. Mel lien leceivod
word of her sister's serious illness, Mrs
Eugene Granthan, neur Palestine, Mult
nomah county. She lefi for that place
the Pame evening, and at 1 st reports
her Bister was slowly improving.
Prof. T. J. Gary, principal of the West
Oregon City school, is temporarily crip
pled. He waa wrestling with some
boys when he slipped and fell, disabling
him from taking part in the Christian
Endeavor convention at Canby Satur
day. Mrs. Judge Moore, of Klamath county,
was the guest of her neice, Mrs. G. O
Rinearson, Monday. Judge and Mrs.
Moore are temporarily sojourning in
Portland and are parents of Ohas. S.
Moore, the republican candidate for
One week ago last Saturday G. W.
swope went to Mutte, Montana, on legal
business, and f'Oin there went to St.
Paul, Minn., to meet Mrs. Swope, who
nat oeen visiting ner parents in Ohio.
Both at rived home Sunday, having had
an enjoyable trip.
Mary E. Lease, of Kansas, will SDeak
in Oregon Citv on Tuesday night, May
17th, under the auspices of the Y. M.
C. A. star course; admission to all parts
oi tne nouse za cents. Jveryttody
should hear this no ed woman. Her
subject will be "The Signs of the Times."
At the annual conference of the
Evangelical Association of Oregon held
at Salem during the past week, the fol
lowing appointments were made in this
county: Oregon City. H. C. Weller;
Canity. A. A. Engelbart; H. E. Horn
schuch is now located at Salem and O.
B. btreyffeler, at Albany.
On Monday John Wilson, a man em
ployed at Story's blacksmith shop, was
severe. y injured by a horse that he waa
shoeing jumping on him. The horse
struck him in the face, inflicting severe
cutsamt knocking turn down and strik
ing him in the back. Mr. Wilson will
be unable to work again for sometime.
Mrs. Chas. Jennings left last week for
Victoria, B. C. to j- in her husband,
wIim is now on his way to Wramrel Citv.
where as chief engineer of the steamer
hi wood, he will be engaged in trans
portation on the Stickeen river. Mr,
and Mrs Jennings were former resi
dents of Oregon City, Mr. Jenninus
being a son of Mr, I!. Jennings, of Jen
There was quite a little excitement
around the Weiithard building Saturday
afternoon, when a fi.OJii pound safe came
crasliinu down the stairway. The big
safe that has done duty in the land office
for a number of years, was lieing re
moved to the new quarters, and when it
was hauled nearly to the top of the
stairway, one of the chains attached to
the pulleys broke and the safe tumbled
down into the street, breaking the
wooilen stairway in several places and
cutting a ho'e in trie cement sidewalk.
No one was hurt except Clark Green
man, who received several bruises, the
one on his neck being quite severe,
caused by a' rope that was attached to
the safe getting around his neck, taking
him along down stairs with the safe,
burning the skin off his neck. He had
a narrow escape.
Mrs. McGrath and sister. Miss Dun.
of Salem, have been visiting friends
nere during weeK
Mrs. C. Schnebel and mother. Mrs.
Beattie, left Thursday for Portland to
Mrs. Chapman, of Seattle, is in the
city, being called to the bedside of her
mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Hedces. who is
GonrtfA P.illintrn nf Olvmnin Wnon
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has been visiting relativesand frinn Is in
mis city tne past rew days, un his re
turn hnmp hia niutur wl.n haa liuan
siding at Highland for a number of
years, will return with him.
From Camp HcKlnley.
Separate Company F presented a fine
appearance in the parade in Portland
The surgeon beaan the medical exami
nation of the mem Iters of separate Com
pany i Wednesday morning.
The discipline at Camp McKinley is
very Btrict, and two of company V'b
members did time in th guard house.
They did not know that they were com
mitting a serious breach of discipline,
and will not let b occur again.
Separate company Fare the only sol
liers in camp who eat off tables. At
an expense of $7 50 they purchased luin-
ner and erected tattles
J.P. Keating has heen made a ser
geant major, and Lee Harding is orderly
to tne colonel oi the regiment.
SUPPLIES 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 75 devoted
exclusively to Klondike supplies, including
Blankets, Rubber Goods,
Shoes, Tents, Fur Caps,
Groceries & Provisions,
of all kinds at LOWEST PRICES. Wre pack
and deliver everything free of charge at the
wharves either at Portland, Tacoma or Seattle.
mot;k clothing go.
Third and Oak Streets.
BEN SELtlNQ, Manager Send for Klondike Catalogue Free
A Good Cause.
On Monday evening Meade W. R. 0.
started a fund to be known as a "sani
tary fund for the use of Co. F volun
teers." As several of th ladies were
members of sanitary societies during the
war of the rebellion' it was thought prop.
er that the corps should initiate the
movement. Many persons have offerred
money to the fund, and it is expected to
have an amount sullicient to meet any
demand that may occur. One of the
provisions is to assi-t those dependent
on the volunteers should the necessiiy
City Council fleeting.
The regular Vlay meeting of the city
council was hell on Wednesday evening.
street committee rep irted that they
had secured consent of property
owners and HPRK to the building of
an overhead sidewalk.
Application of John Peilly to remove
Saloon license ot E Matthies, re
Ordinance for building 'elevated side
walk ordered published.
For best groceries at cheapest price go
to Marr& Muir.
Company F .Responded To Their
1 Country's Call.
Company F left for the front Saturday
afternoon and their leave taking aroused
the spirit of patriotism of man, woman
,i ,.i,!l,l a.l hnainess foi most of the
day was practically suspended, and citi
sens from the surroundingcountry came
early in the day it, being estimated there
were 10 '00 people 10 see mo uyn wy.
Tt.a Wnmun'a Relief Corns preoared
a dinner at noon in Willamette hall, to
,i,;, .i tiuhnvi wern invitad. The hall was
handsomely decorated with flags and
bunting for the occasion. Alter omner
they assembled at the armory and pre
t.l fur their dettarture. Oil their
route to the train they halted at the
Bteps Of the fllellioaisi cnurcn, wuen
Commander E. W. Midlam, of the G.
A l Intrnlnend Mrs. Oloitse. president
of W.K. 0 .who in a few appropriate re
marxs presenteu in uonnii ui hid hu
zens of Oregon City, a beaitifui silk
flag, which waB received by Oapt. L. L.
Pickens, and responded to by urst ser
geant J. U. Campbell, who said "We
may go to war and die, but we will nover
forgot the flag " The scene was en
livened by a few martial strains from
the Osceola band, which kindly volun
teered for he occasion.
At 'hedep t there was a grand hand
shaking and leave taking, after which
t it a nam nil 11V li led the car amid
cheering and waving of handkerchiefs
and all joined in winning uiem uu
speed and safe return. They proceeded
t.nn the reifiment at Camp McKltlloy
to-await for further orders.
A conlerence of the Orego.i Distrirtof
the Michigan synod of the Liulmrn 55im
chnrch timed at a two days' session at
the local eh irch in this city Thursday
night. Tiief lltwing ministers were in
attendance: Rev. Sell tenbiirg.of Muck
burg, president."! tne conlerence; kVv.
C. Sehmiii, of 8cappoos; Uev Krn,
of La Ounas, Wh.; Rev. Nicolai, nl
Asu.ria; hv. B tehmor of Tillatn " k;
Rev Vimk, of San Jose, Calif.1, R;-v.
W. Brenner, oi Oregon Oity. rim UJ
delegates were Mr N trdhausen and Mr.
KrtxbergHr.of M ai'Muirg, and Mr. Ml
chel, of L Camas, Wash. The confer
ence proved a very interesting one, and
encouraging report were received from
the various section of the district
A debato between George C. Brownell
and W. 8. U'lien, republican and union
candidates, respectively, (or state sena
tor, was hold in Weinhard's hall Satur
day evening. The hall was crowded.
Br..wnoK opened by referring to the
populists and their failure to take the
oath.of office. U'Ren justilied his failure
to qualify by referring to the reduction
in the S'ate tax. If populists, he said,
had aided in organization, it would have
put the Benson 'rump" house in control,
and from it no reform measuiti could
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