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GREAT SPECIAL SALE
Skirts, seven gores, velvet bound and
Special at $1.26
A new line of Crepons Skirts, in fancy colorings, tailor
made. Correct article for the seaside and mountains. Sizes
from 37 to 45 inches
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Special at $2.50
A new and attractive line of fine tailor-made Skirts, in
plain and fancy weaves, $6.00 and $7.00 values,
Special at $4.45
A special line of new Capes and Jackets at $2.50 to $4.50
McAllen & McDonnell
THIRD AND MORRISON STS.
The Greatest Bargains ever heard of
in the latest millinery Miss C. Gold
smith. An economical way of celebrating the
Jth of July will be to go on the excursion
to Latourelle Falls.
Leather belts, all colors, also a uice
, "variety, of belt fasteners,
at the Backet Store.
The steamer Altona leaves Oregon
City for Portland at 9 a. m., 1 p. m. and
5 p. m. Round trip 45 cents. Tickets
good on the Eastside Railway electric
People who can accommodate lodgers
or boarders during the Chautauqua as
sembly, are requested to hand in the
number they can entertain to T. J.
iary, Mrs. M. M. Charman, Oregon
ity, Mrs. J.
W. 8. U'Ren was admitted at Salem
Tuesday, to practice as an attorney in
all the courts of thi3 state upon the cer
tificate of the supreme court of Colo
rado. Mr. U'Ren was recommended by
R. A. Miller and H. E. Cross.
The Southern Pacific company will
arry passengers between all stations on
its lines in Oregon at one fare for the
round trip on the 4th of July. Tickets
at this rate will be on sale on the after
noon of July 2nd, 3rd and 4th, and will
be limited to expire July 5th or 6th, ac
cording to the distance.
John Wallace, of Macksburg, now
lies in the county jail on a charge of
horse stealing. On Thursday of last
ble. rode it out home and sold it to a
saloon keeper for $10. He was arrested
Friday night by Constable McCown,
and when arraigned before Justice
Schuebel Saturday, waived Ixamination
and was bound over to appear before the
grand jury. !
The following are delegates from Ore-
gon City to the Willamette Baptist As
sociation now in session at rorwanu
Rev. and Mrs. M. L. Rugg, Rev. Gil
man Parker. W. Cary Johnson. Mrs. A.
S. Dresser. J. J. Burgess, H. E. Cross,
J. W. Loder. Mrs. Carrie Parker, Mrs.
O. 0. T. Williams, Mrs. 0. S. Ohlson,
Mrs. A.M. Porter, Miss Gantenbeim,
F. E. Donaldson.
Bert Greenman returned Saturday
night from the hatchery on the upper
Clackamas, he and others from the
Clackamas hatchery having been de
tailed to put the trail in proper condi
tion . They have completed the work of
cleaning the logs and brush out of the
trail, and came out in one aay, a ins
tance of 66 miles, walking 21 miles, and
riding the remainder of the distance on
their bicycles. Another rack is being
put in at the upper hatchery and they
are getting everything in readiness for
the season's run. There is plenty of
salmon in the upper river, and a good
catch of Balmon eggs is anticipated.
At the Congregational church next
Sabbath, theie will be reception of mem
bers and communion in connection with
the morning service. In the evening a
grand Fourth of July patriotic service
will be held, at which representative cit
izens will make short addresses. A pa
triotic musical program will also be pre
sented. All the G. A. R. members and
the public generally is invited. Ser
vices at Ely by Dr. Butler at 2:30 p. m.
J. F. Clark and F. A. Parker went
out to Milk creek on a fishing trip Wed
nesday, driving out in a buggy. Mil
lard Uiatt went along on a bicycle; that
is he traveled that way for a part of the
distance. A portion of the road had
been plowed up, which made bicycle
riding hard work, but made it throuuh
all right by changing off a part of the
time with Glark. They did not get
many fish, as the water was muddy, and
one of the party expressed the opinion
that dynamite had been used in the
creek to kill fish.
A. D Burnett and H. F. Gibson, the
general committee on arrangements for
the Fourth of July celebration at Eagle
Creek, have arranged a complete pro.
gram for that event. The orators of the
day will be C. H. Dye and G. B. Dim
ick. and the Columbia quartet of Port
land, have been secured to sing. Among
the features of the celebration win De
instrumental and vocal music, horse-
racing and bicycle races. A prize given
to the most graceful lady and gentle
man horseback rider, sack race, ejig
race, three-legged race and fat man's
ace. Dancing in the afternoon and in
Milo Miller, who was arrested at Al
banv Sunday by Constable McCown,
charged with committing a rape on the
person ot tmma K-trauDner, aged 14,
near Needy on June 19th, had a hear
ing at the latter place Tuesday, before
Justice B. F. Smith. G. B. Dimick,
deputv prosecuting attorney, appeared
for the state, and George 0. Brownell
for the defense. Miller pleaded not guilty
but the evidence of the prosecuting wit
nesses was direct, and the defendant
was bound over to appear before the
grand jury in the sum ot 7oO. He was
committed to jail, but it is likely that
his friends will provide bonds lor his re
Miss Ruth Cowing is fitting up
"Dewey" room in her father's residence,
i - i i .1 . : ; : a.:n.,a
WHICH IB I1UVOI auu unique ill lbs uttbiugo,
Her father, Uapt. T. b . Uowmg, was
soldier in the late rebellion, and pre
served manv historic relicts of the war
Among these are cannon balls picked up
at the first and second battles of Bull
Run. and the battle of Gettysburg
These with many other relics are used
in adorning the room ; in tact, ttie room
Is decorated with all sorts of war relics,
and lately some Hawaiian papers and
other war articles have been added to
the "Dewey" apartment.
A. W. Howard was up from Portland
A. S. Baty, of Canby, was in the city
George Oason, of Gaston, was visiting
friends in the city this week.
Latourelle Falls are the star-attractions
to pleasure-seakers this season.
Mrs. W. H. Howell and son went to
Newport Monday for a short visit.
Idisses Alice Roberts and Clara Adams
leave Monday for a visit to California.
T.E. Brown, a well known farmer of
Stone, was in Oregon City Wednesday .
Mrs. T. R. Fields, of Canemah. is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. E. S. Elliott, in
Miss Ana Brird. of Portland, was vis
iting her Bister, Mrs. A. S. Dresser, dur
ing the week.
Miss Ruby Logan and Miss Gertrude
Powell visited Miss Ida Stillwell in
John J. Gard, George Hostetter and
Barney Leichtweis, were in from
Mrs. S. E. Cannon and her son, Leo,
returned Sunday from a three month's
visit to Nebraska and Iowa.
Music, oratory and mirth will be the
order of the day on the excursion to
Latourelle Falls on the 4th of July.
Mrs. A. J. Miln went to Woodburn
Sunday, to meet her husband, who is
foreman in the Albany flouring mills.
Miss Echo Samson returned from
Oorvallis Friday, where she had been j
visiting the family of her uncle, J. U.
J. A. Roake, who has been employed
in the paper mills for some time past,
will resume his old pluce lu the Oregon
City iron works next week.
A cut of Captain J. T. Apperson, ap
peared in Monday morning's Oregoniun.
He recently attended the pioneer re
union, and is one ot the noted pio
neers of 1847.
Dr. J. W. Powell and G. W. Hanne
gun returned Sunday from a short trip
to Dutur, Wasco county. They went by
team over (the Barlow road and report
crop prospects good.
Mrs. J. Shade, wife of County Treasurer
Shade, who went to Illinois about six
weeks ago to visit her oldest son, who
was very ill, returned Sunday. Unfort
unately, her son died before she reached
Recorder Ryan will resign his munici
pal judgeship at the meeting of the city
council next Wednesday evening, when
a new recorder will be elected. Among
the candidates mentioned for the place
are Bruce 0. Curry, A. S. Dresser, and
A letter received from C. B. Muir and
0. P. Scroggan two or three days ago
brings the intormation that they are
Sast the rapids, and are probably at
lawson City before this. Thomas
Campbell and his son, Clare, were ac
companying them on, the trip.
Three young bicyclists were arrested
by Officer Shaw Saturday night, and
were fined $3 each by Recorder Ryan,
which amounts were paid. They were
riding at break-neck speed down Main
street, and had been repeatedly warned
against the practice. It is a violationvof
the city ordinances to scorch on the
streets before 10 p. m., or to ride on the
Max Ramsby has been appointed an
internal revenue inspector under Col
lector Dunne, of Portland, and entered
upon the discharge of his duties Mon
day. Mr. Ramsby will receive a salary
of '$100 per month, and an allowance of
$800 per annum for traveling expenses.
His headquarters will be in Oregon City,
but his work will be principally in the
Willamette valley counties. At present
he is looking after establishments in
Portland subject to the special tobacco
tax. Mr. iUmsby's many friends con
gratulate him on his promotion.
JOHN W. AWERS
J. Adrian Epping
Miss C. L,
Mrs. E. E. Charman
Mrs. C. D. Latourette
Mrs. C. O. Albright
Miss Florence Morey
Mrs. C. H. Caufield
Mrs. T. A. Pope
Mrs. R. D. Wilson
Miss May Kelly
Mrs. T. L. Charman
Mrs. G. A, Harding
Mrs. J. G. Pilsbury
TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT HUNTLEY'S
Shiveivb Opera House, June 30, 1595
We Carry in Stock a Large ine of
SOLID GOLD, GOLD FILLED,
8LVER and NICKEL WATCHES
With Waltham and Elgin Movements
HIGHEST GRADE AT LOWEST PRICES
Burmcistcr & Andrc$cn,
THE OREGON CITY JEWELRRS
The Wiihoit stage began making reg
ular trips from Oregon City to the
Springs Wednesday, and will continue
to run during the entire season. This is
one of the most delightful trips that can
be made, and Willi oit springs are grow
in more in favor with Portland and 8a
lem people as a summer resort every
year, it is a deiightiui ride to the
mountains through the prettiest portion
ot (Jlackamas county In Noblitt s big
comfortable coach. J. M. Ware is the
Fred Nelson, who is now in the equip
ment department ot the battleship Ore
gon, writes the concussion and shock on
board the vessel was something terri
ble during the bombardment at San'
tiago. heavy glass window panes y
were broken and a steel rod two inches
in diameter was broken from the jar and
concussion of the battleship's own guns
Shells Iroin the enemies' batteries flew
over the decks, and the noise was deaf'
ening. Fred says that he did not feel
afraid while the battle was raging, but
felt like bring shot and shell into th
The city council held a special meet
ing Saturday night, and an ordinance
was introduced authorizing, the com
mittee on streets and public property
to advertise for bids and let contracts
for the repair and improvement of the
singer hill and Abernethy county road
within the city limits. The Singer hill
road is to be made wider, so that teams
can pass each other safely, and the road
bed will be placed on a uniform, easy
grade. The road in front of Bestow'
place, on the north bank of the Aber
nethy, will also be widened and other
There will be a few changes in the
personell of the court house officials
next week. Thomas F. Ryan will take
Gordon E. Hayes' place in the county
judge's office ; H. 8. Strange will hold
down the school superintendent's office
in place of H. G. Starkweather, and
Sheriff J. J. Cooke and Deputy J. E
Jack have already succeeded Sheriff
Grace and Deputy Grout in the sheriff'
office, although the latter is still there
Initiating the new incumbents. There
will be no change in the clerk's and
treasurer's office. In the recorder's! of
fice Tom P. Randall and 111s deputy, t.
P. Dedman. will succeed Recorder A
Luelline and Deputy 8. C. Priestly. Em
eat llandn. who received the largest ma
ioritv ot any county candidate, is in
Idaho, which may prevent him quail
J. W. Doores, of Marquam, was in
town Monday and Tuesday.
County Surveyor John Wright was in
from Oanyon Creek Saturday,
W. K. Allen, a prominent fruit-grower
of New berg, was in the city Friday.
Mrs. W. H. Evans, of Canby, was vis
iting her father, Mr. Cantwell, Sunday.
John Stewart, one of the big farmers
in the Molalla country, was in town Sat
Miss Bertha Scott has accepted a po
sition as salesman in Patterson's ba
zaar. Laest Russian blouse front shirt
waists, different styles,
at the Racket Store.
Rev. T. L. Jones, of Turner, was vis
iting hia former parishioners in this city
Dr. H. A. Dedman, and W. H.Evans,
druggist, both of Canby, were in the
Taka your family or your girl for an
outing on the 4th of July and and go on
Rev. E. 0. Sanderson, dean of the fac
ulty of the Divinity school at Eugene,
was in Oregon City Friday.
Oood lookiag people, odd-looking peo
ple, people just like you, will go on the
excursion to Latourelle Falls.
Willie Beach, of Gladstone, has re
turned from Corvallis, where he was at
tending the agricultural college.
Mrs. B. F. Swope, of Toledo, accom
panied by her two children, is visiting
her mother, Mrs. Unn Holmes.
Mifes Mary McGaw is recovering from
the effects of a recent biovcle accident,
liich occurred in Portland recently.
Mrs. Dr. William Drake, of Portland,
was visiting her niece, Mts. G. W.
Swope, for a couple of days during the
Harry Allen writes to his sister. Mrs.
M. E. Hamilton, from Dyea, that he is
now day clerk in a hotel" at a salary of
$40 per month.
Frank Adams, who. has been chief
cook in Maddock's restaurant for some
time past, left Monday for Walla Walla,
where he intends to locate.
W. A. White has erected a bridge-
way, connecting the E. M. Rand's resi
dence property with the street below
the Barclay school building.
Miss Josie Fullerton, of Alsea, a sis
ter of Mrs. D. H. Glass, was in the city
Tuesday on her way home. She had
been teaching up the valley.
Prof. S. W. Holmes, of Portland, for
merly city superintendent of the Ore
gon City schools, was in the city Mon
day on his way home from Salem.
Ely Brothers new two-story building
on upper seventh street, opposite
Shively's block, is nearing completion,
and win soon he ready lor occupancy
Joe and Wilbert Garrow, who no-
reside at Corvallis, where they are at
tending the agricultural college, are vis
iting old friends in this city and Park-
Mrs. H. G. Starkweather, wife of 8u
perintendent Starkweather, is still veiy
ill with typhoid -malaria at her home at
Uoncord, but her condition is slowly lm
Ohet Van Meer left Monday morning
for Walla Walla, intending to go most of
the way on his bicycle. He intends to
locate there, and will be joined by his
Misses Huldah Holden, Daisy Law
rence and Blanche Holden, are home
from the agricultural college at Oorval
lis, the former having graduated with
J. C. Stuart, who has secured the con
tract of carrying the mail from New
port to Alsea bay, left Monday to join
his family there, they having preceded
him a few weeks ago.
Miss Belle Easdale, a teacher of
Whiteside county, Illinois, is visiting
her old schoolmate, Mrs. 1. I), lay lor
in West Oregon City. She is on her
way to California to visit a sister.
Robert Miller filed a location on
auartz claim in the county clerk's of
nee this week. The claim adjoins the
Bald Eagle Mine on Bald Eagle moun
tain, on a tributary of Eagle creek.
E. W. Dixon, special agent of the in
terior department, with headquarters at
the Oreeon City land office, returned
Monday after a two week's official visit
on the Hounu. tie reports business
booming at Seattle.
0. W. Taylor, of Portland, train die
patcher of the Southern Pacific, ao
companied by his wife and brother-in
law. Henry Bradley and family, were
visiting the former's parents, Mr, and
Mrs. J. M. Taylor, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Heinz, now oc
cupv the Pickens residence on Main
street, Mrs. Pickens having removed to
the home of her sister, Mrs. J. A. Moore
to remain while Captain Pickens is do
ing military duty in the Phillipine is
Grandpa Bunch, of Logan, is making
his annual visit to his son. Councilman
Frank Buscb. Mr. Busch, senior, is 86
years old. hale and hearty, and coin par
tively a young man, and has lived on the
Clackamas near Logan postoflice for the
past 20 years.
Tom Brown was down from the steel
head salmon hatchery on balmon river
Sunday, and reports everything pros
pering. On Thursday, he turned loose
four or five hundred thousand young
steelhead salmon, and on Saturday iuu
000 more were hatched. Mr. Brown
states that although steeineads are
hard to catch, the work of hatching is
much easier, and attended with less
risk. Work is being pushed on t);
new hatchery building, but the greatest
drawback has been the difficulty of get
ting lumber hauled in over the rougl:
If. II. Johnson, of this city, and Bte'
ven II ungate, of Molalla, who have sur
veying contracts in Malheur county,
left Wednesday for the scene of opera
tions. The members of their crew are
John Vaughan, Graham H ungate, John
Rowland and Hugh Smyth. Henry
Cooke accompanies them with his team
and wagon, .and totes the commissary
department. They also took along some
pack animals to be used in the moun.
tains. They go by boat to The Dalles(
and from there most of the party wilj
travel witn iro wagon, iney expect to
We have disposed of one-half of the men's suits
which we purchasecTat a sacrifice, during1 the past ten
days, and expect to close out the balance in a very short
time. ' This is the grandest opportunity ever offered to
the citizens of Oregon City, and every one should take
advantage of it
Positively $12.50 and $15.00 values for $8.50.
This lot consists of BLUE SERGES, GRAY CLAY
WORSTED, and PLAIN and PLAID WORSREDS,
Every one new, and none worth less than! $12.50.
This week we have also marked
down many of our
BOYS' AND CHILD
Which before the reduction
were better value than could
be obtained elsewhere,
Another Lot of....
To give away with each Boy's
or Child's suit sold
MOYEJIt CLOTHING CO.,
The Popular. Price Clothiers
ben sellinq, Manager Corner Third and Oak Streets.
Mrs. G.'B. Dimick is visiting relatives
at Aurora. 1
P. P. Hall, of Meadowbrook, was in
Patriotism will run high on tlw. excursion
to Latourelle Falls.
Miss Josie Newton is visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Dr. jvinney at Astoria,
Mrs. Alfred Walling, of Oswego,
was visiting Mrs. J. M. Mark Wednes
Protester Heritage will have charge of
the music on the excursion to Latourelle
Mrs. A. W. Cheney and son, Orln, re
turned from a visit to Brownsville Wed
Mrs. Thomas Warner and daughter
returned Sunday from an extended visit
Misses Bertha and Caarie Moores, of
Portland, were viBiting their brother,
Register C. B. Moores, Sunday.
Miss Lute Martin, who has been at
tending Mills Seminary in California for
the past year, returned sunuay.
Miss Gertrude Shaw left Wednesday
evening tor uaiitornia, wnere sne ex-:
pects to lemain tor some months.
The West Oregon City school board
are having tne scnooi Duuuing re
painted cream color with white trim
Prof. 0. W. Durrette passed through
the city Monday on his way to Salem,
where he is doing institute worn ior a
couple of weeks.
If you don't want to get left in your ar
rangements for a pleasant ceeoratwn oj
the 4th of Juy, go un the excursion to
James McDonald, who holds a re
sponsible position at the woolen mills,
has accepted the suporin tendency of the
Albany woolen nans.
The concert given at Gladstone park
Sunday afternoon by the first Kegi
ment band, was well attended by Port
land and Oregon Oily people.
A. H. and 0. C. Miller have filed lo
cations on gold and silver-bearing quartz
ledges in iue nam mountain uistriut,
near a tributary 01 aagie creek.
St. John's parochial school closed
a very successful year Wednesday with
interesting exercises, ine pupus were
given a picnic at Magone's park.
T. Kincaid, etomologist of the state
university of Washington, was in the
Wednesday, capturing rare specimens
of bugs and insects for his collection.
Captain Dick Williams, who died in
Portland Wednesday, was a resident of
Orpiron Citv in 1853. and is said to have
courted a now prominent lady of this
Mrs. J. Heller, of Portland, is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. 0. D. Latourette.
Miss Laura Beaiie loft vesterday for
California, where she will spend her
Capt. J. T. Apperson returned yes
terday from a board meeting of the re
gents of the state agricultural college.
Rev. Isaac Dawson, formerly rector of
St. Paul's Episcopal church, was visit
ing his old parishioners here during the
week. He is now located at Grant's
Miss Bertha Goldsmith, accompanied
by her little niece, Freda Goldsmith,
intonds to pjo to Eugene Tuesday, where
she will visit her parents for two or three
H. S. Cox, who started to the Yukon
several months ago, writes that he had
a slight accident at Lake Taguish, but
otherwise was making good progress on
George Bebb, who has been foreman
of the carding department in the woolen
mills for the past two years, leives to
day for New York, where he will join
I his family, and perhaps remain perma-Inently.
J. H. Miller, the Aurora hop buye.
was in Oregon City Wednesday, and
states that the recent rains have mate
rially improved hop crop prospects, but
just at this time the market is in a bad
Oregon City banks have notified their
customers that checks issued must now
be stamped with a two-cent revenue
stamp. The banks will have stamps on
sale. This is a part of the war tax re
The Wilhoit stage will leave Oregoi
City during season on Mondays, Wed
nesdays and Fridays. Round trip only
$2.50. Camping parties who wish to go
by private rigs can get bed-rock prices
by calling at Noblitt'a stable.
Columbia Hook & Ladder Company
will give a grand ball at Weinhard's
hall on the evening of July 4th. Good
music will be an especial feature. There
will also be dancing at Broderick's park
in the afternoon and evening.
Work is being pushed on the bicycle
path between Oregon City and Glad
stone tark. and it is expected to have it
completed within a few days. It is all
being done Dy volunteer wort ay ine
cyclists, but some of them do not re
spond very liberally.
Articles of incorporation of the Oregon
Fuel and Supply Company, were filed in
the county clerk's office yesterday. The
incorporators are W. II . Burghardt, J.
W. Grout and M. Bollack are the incor.
porators, and the capital stock is 50,
000, divided into shares of $50each. Tha
object of the corporation is to handle
wood and lumber.
fyingor the office of county surveyor . be away several months.
LOOK LIKE MADE TO ORDER
SUITS THAT COST $25.00
ALL NEW STYLES
lain Black, Brown Checks, mixtures
Black worsted all of them strictly
Boys Suits $2.50
Youths Suits $4-5
FAMOUS" Portland's Largest Clothing House