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Housekeepers often wonder, perhaps blame the laundry
because theirkne? table ' linens melt into holes. The real
cause is the Manufacturer uses short fibre and resorts to
artificial meansfor retting, bleaching, etc., because it is cheaper.
We are aware d" these facts from practical experience.
You take rb chances when you purcease linens of us. We
protect you in pjices and quality,
Heldquarters for Table Linens.
We are offerW values now
McAlen & McDonnell
EXCLUSIVE DRY-GOODS HOUSE.
COR.ItHIRD AND MORRISON STS., PORTLAND, ORE.
WRITE FOR SAMPLES,...
Charles Biers, of Salem, wag visiting
friends here this week. J .
Mrs. Herbert Chase is visiting Mrs.
George Heath at La Oamas, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. William Eudy have re
turned from a trip to Mount Hood.
Miss Olive Luelling is visiting her
aunt, Mrs, Judge Wait in Portland.
H. 8. Gibson left Wednesday for the
mountains to look for a good huckle
berry grove. '
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Church, accom
panied by their son, James Church, of
Albany, left yesterday morning for a
trip to Mount Hood.
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Steel, Mrs.
Mina Harper and Mrs. J. W. Meldrum
and family left Wednesday for an out
iug at Mount Hood.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fosburg, and son,
Bollin, Miss Dora Stover and Otto Er
ickson left yesterday morning for a two
week's outing at Newport.
Revi T. W. Butler and family, accom
panied by Miss May Mark, and some
Vancouver people have gone up the Co
lumbia in a small boat for an outing, -!
CarlJoehnke has gone to Honolulu
to accept a position as shipping clerk.
His sister, Miss Mina, left here about a
year ago, to accept a position in the
public schools there. - - v
Ex-County Treasurer M. L. Moore
and family left this week for Roseburg ,
where they will make their future
-home. Their many friends extend best
wishes for prosperity in their new loca
tion. Mrs. E. J. Marshall, of Oanemah, ac-
cojjpanied by Willie, Grace and Ralph
Marshall, and Misses Gertrude Nefz
iger and Claudie Hart will leave Mon
day for a trip to Ocean park on the Til
lamook coast. '
Misses Ruth Cowing, and Ethel
SBlinn.of Astoria, have returned from
Mount Hood, having been camped at
Yocum's for several weeks past. The
other members of the party returned
early last week.
Dr. J. H. Miller, the dentist, has been
incapacitated from work during the
week on account oi an injury to his
arm, received in a bicycle accident, but
has almost entirely recovered. Dr.
George Nottage, of Portland, has been
working in his office during the former's
Among the Canemah people, who are
camped at Soda Springs are Mrs. Jen.
nie Bingman, Samuel Stevens, Mr
and Mrs. Charles Charles Midlam, Mrs.
Julia Frost and daughters, Hattie and
Ada, and sons, Elmer and Oliver.
Charles Midlam and Ernest Frost, who
were members of the party, have ie
'turned home. '
Spokane, Tacoma, Seattle.
We Carry in Stock a Large ine of
SOLID GOLD, GOLD FILLED,
SILVER and NICKEL WASHES
With Waltham and Elgin Movements
HIGHEST GRADE AT LOWEST PRICES
Burmeistcr k Andrescn,
THE OREGON CITY JEWELRRS
impossible to get at any other
Do you enjoy dancing? If so go to the
E. S. Cheney returned Wednesday
from a few days' sujourn at Long Beach
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Heinz returned
Wednesday from a ten days's visit with
relatives in Marion county.
Mrs. Norman R. Lang and her sister,
Miss McKee, left Monday evening for
Oakland, Calif., and will visit relatives
Mrs. Lizzie Pierce, and sister, Miss
Mamie Ely, of Rialto, Calif., arrived
Monday, and are visiting James S.
Pierce and family at Ely. ,
A party consisting of Arthur Stafford,
Vick Nemyre, Levi Yoder and William
Nefzger intend leaving Saturday for an
outing at Ocean park on the Tillamook
The pastor is expected to return from
California this week, so "there will be
services in the Baptist church next Sun
day morning and evening at the usual
E.E.Boyd, the S. P. agent of this
city, accompanied Mrs. Boyd and child
to La Camas, last Saturday, where she
will visit her parents for a week or two.
They went up on the steamer lone from
Vancouver, but Mr. Boyd returned on
his bicycle Sunday, arriving late at
E. J. McKittrick. accompanied by
Mortimore Latourette, Ralph Mc
Getchie and George Case returned Wed
nesday afternoon from a fishing trip to
Clear lake. They report having caught
1055 fish, the boys keeping actual count
in a note book each day.
Rev. H. Oberg and family, Mrs. Mary
Maple, E. J. Maple, Mrs. Blake and
Miss Gallogly, formed a party that left
Monday for Ocean park on north beach,
on the Washington coast Monday,
They expect to be away for two or three
:' Mrs. Mary A. Johnston, aged 65, died
t the residence of her daughter, Mrs.
J. E. Wingfield, in this city, Tuesday
morning, of apoplexy. The deceased,
also leaves a daughter, who resides at
McMiunville, and one at Portland. The
funeral took place Tuesday afternoon,
and the services were conducted by Rev.
A. J. Montgomery.
An Enemy to health Is impure bloodf
as it leads to serious disease and great
suffering. Hood's Sarsaparilla meets
and conquers this enemy and averts
Hood's Pills are the only pills to take
with Hood's Sarsaparilla. Cure all liver
"WHEELS WITH WHEELS"
RAMBLERS & IDEALS
FRED. T. HERRILL CYCLE CO.
105-107-109-111 Sixth St.,
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
J. N. Harrington left Friday on a bus
iness trip to Bandon, Coos county.
Mrs. Henry Will, of Aurora, was vis
iting Mrs.E. C. Hamilton Monday .
Born, at Ely, Monday, August 8th,
to Mr. and Mrs. M. McGeehan, a son.
Miss Edith VV'islmrt left Monda toy
visit friends at Sheridan for a few days.
Rev. A. A. Hurd, of Springwater, was
visiting friends in Oregon City, Mon
day. C. A. Williams went to Newport
baturday, to spend about ten days with
Mrs. R.L.Holman and children are
visiting Mr. Holman's parents near
L. H. Feaster, of Oanemah, is busy
at work on the delinquent tax-list in the
Wilford White and Charles Chase
left Monday for a hunting and fishing
trip to Roaring river.
XXX Castor Machine oil cheaper than
any other place at A. Robertson's, the
Seventh Street ptocer.
G. H. Wishart has completed Harry
Sladen's cottage at Seaside, and re
turned home Sunday .
J. J. Burgess left Tuesday for a visit
to Minneapolis, Minn., and expects to
be gone about 30 days.
Mrs. R. W.Porter, of Canemah, left
Tuesday for an extended visit to her
old home at Erie, Penn.
Miss May Belle Meldrum has gone to
San Francisco for a short visit to her
sister, Mrs. Harley Stevens.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ellsworth, of
Portland, visited her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. J. G. Pilsbury, Sunday.
Mrs. L. O. Caples and daughter, Mies
Nina, have returned from an extended
visit with relatives in the East.
Miss Minnie Holden is visiting Mrs.
Fred Meyer and her daughters, Misses
Lulu and Minnie, at Long Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. George Herron and two
sons, returned Monday from a 10 days
sojourn in the vicinity of Yaquina bay.
Rev. M. L. Rugg, who was attending
a Baptist convention at Twin Lakes,
Calif., is expected home today or Satur
day. ' Miss Oelia Goldsmith left Sunday for
a business visit to San Francisco, and
may go to New York City before her re
turn. Mrs. E. H. Cooper and children, who
were visiting R. M. Cooper and family
at Carus for ten days, returned home
" Miss Lois Peebles, who was visiting
her aunt, Mrs. R. A. Miller, for several
weeks past, returned to her home at Sa
G. W. Hearn, manager of the Postal
Telegraph Company in Oregon, with
headquarters in Portland, was in Ore
gon City Sunday.
Mayor and Mrs. E. G. Caufield expect
to take their annual outing at Netarts,
on the Tillamook coast, and will prob
ably leave for that place Saturday.
Josiah Konkle returned from a trip to
Texas a few days ago, but is not favor
ably impressed with that part of the
United States as compared with Ore
gon. Threshing machine account books
containing 100 double accounts sent by
mail for 75c at Courier office. If name
of firm is sent it will be printed on the
Mrs. G. O. Smucker, aged 40, was
buried at Needy Sunday. She was the
wife of a well known farmer of that sec
tion, and leaves nine children, two of
them twin infants.
Mrs. W. A. Huntley and daughter,"
accompanied by her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. G. W. Dayton, of Ohio, left Friday
for Newport, where they will spend the
greater part of the summer.
John Mead, of Portland, will have
temporary charge of the Y. M. C. A.
rooms in Oregon City in place of Ed
Hill, who decided not to come. Mr.
Mead assumed his duties several days
On last Sunday Ben Frost and fam
ily, of Carus, drove to town and snent
the day with Mrs. E. J. Marshall at
Canemah. On their return trip they
crossed a rough place in the road on
Fourth street , causing the seat to slide
off and throwing Mrs. Frost and two
children to the ground, receiving iniu
ries that will l'kely lay them up for sev
Mrs. Sarah E.IIowlett and daughters,
Misses Hattie and Agnes, of Eagle Point,
Jackson county, are visiting the for
mer's brother, Sheriff J. J. Cooke and
other brothers and relatives in Clacka
mas county. Mrs. Howlett crossed the
plains, when very small, with her par
ents in 18o2, and lived iu Oregon City
until about 26 years ago, when she re
moved to Jackson county with Mr,
Mrs. K. A. Miller gave a party last
luesilay afternoon to a number of young
ladies in honor of her niece, Miss Lois
Peebles, of Salem. It was a very pleas
ant gathering, and in addition to the so
cial features, refrenhments were served.
The following were present: Misses
Edna and Clara Caufield, Verta and
Elda Broughton, Maud Morey, Ethel
Albright, Gertrue Moores, and Hattie,
Mane and Dolly Pratt. '
Miss Erma Lawrence is friends at
Aliss B. H. France is registered at
Will S. lihoades and mother are
camping at Wilhoit Springs.
Don't forget the Racket Store has a
complete stock every week.
Charles Meserve is said to now be a
reporter on the Daily Astorian.
A. W. Cheney and family left Mon
day for a short outing at Clear lake.
Mrs. Ohet VanMeer and children
are visiting relatives at Indepndence.
E. T. Grider, who is now a resident of
Wilsonville, was in Oregon City Tuea-
Mrs. J. F. Jennings is spending the
season with O. A. Fitch's family at Sea
Charles Logus was ud from Portland
Wednesday, looking after his realty in
C. A. Fitch returned from Seaside
Tuesday, where he spent a week with
Born, in Oregon City, Tuesday. Au
gust 9th, to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. White,
Mrs. Donna Irons, of Seattle, was vis.
iting Miss Betta Fouts Tuesday and
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lynch and child.
are spending a few days this week at
E . L. Johnson and Ohauncey Ramsbv
made a short visit to Wilhoit Springs,
the hrst of the week.
Prof. R, A. Heritage, of Salem. Dassed
through the city Tuesday morning for
Helena, Montana, where he intends to
Miss Cornelia McOown went to New
port Wednesday to ioin Mrs. A. S.
Dresser and her sisters, the Misses
E. E. Martin and family have moved
out into the country a couple of miles,
where the former is engaged in market
ing fruit products.
Mrs. Lizzie Jacobs, of St. John.
WaBh., and MrB. Judge Lasseder, of
Walla Walla, are visiting Mrs. T. R.
fields at Canemah this week.
Jacob Poyser. who has spent the cast
two years with his brother here, left
Tuesday for his home at Plymouth, In
diana, where he will join his family.
The Oregon City reporter of the Ore-
gonian desires to state that items in
tended for the Sunday social column,
must be handed in before Friday noon.
Mrs. Eliza Knee, of Alturas, Calif.,
who was visiting her daughter. Mrs.
N.O.McLoughlin, for a couple of weeks.
started on the return trip Monday even
ing. Lost, on July 27th, between Oregon
City and Wilhoit Springs, from stage, a
seat from a barber's chair. Liberal re
ward for return to Noblitt&Co., Ore!
Gilford Zum wait, of Perrvdale. Polk
county, accompanied by Archie Liver
more, his nephew, of Eugene, visited
the former's brother, w. B. Zumwalt.
last Friday .
Kev. H. L. Idleman, recently of New
York, nnri fl. rirrttliAi1 nf ftr. X ttnrnov.
General C. M. Idleman, is filling the
pulpit of St. Paul's Episcopal church
for a few weeks.
J. M. Ware, who had one of his less
broken in the Wilhoit stage accident a
few weeks ago, is rapidly recovering.
and expects to be out in a couple of
weeks. , He walks now with the aid of a
The S. P. carpenter gang are making
extensive improvements in and around
the Oregon City depot. New flooring,
platforms and banisters are to be put in,
and when the work is completed, the
depot will present a much-improved ap
Rev. A. J. Montgomery has waitinsr
room space at the Omaha exposition,
given him through the favor of an in
surance company. As he t-annot at
tend in person, he will make a present
of this space to anyone attending the
exposition from Oregon City or vicinity.
Chief of Police Burns and wife, and
Misses Alice Stevens, Sarah Blount and
Bernice Kelly went out in the direction
of Mount Hood Wednesday morning
by team, where they will camp for a
couple of weeks. During the chief's ab
sence, Night Officer Shaw will fill his
place, and T. M. Miller will be night
J. M. Tracy, the big farmer of Logan,
was in the city Wednesday morning.
He has purchased a new 13-horse power
thresher in Portland, of the latest im
proved pattern, which he started up
on his place Monday morning. Al
though the aphis has done considera
ble damage to the wheat and oats in
that neighborhood, Mr. Tracy's wheat
is yielding on an average of 23 bushels
to the acre.
In Justice Schuebel's court this week
L. Locey was arraigned for assaulting
Harry Boyles. Deputy District Attor
ney G. B. Dimick appeared for the pros
ecution, and Locey was fined $-5. Chas.
Catta was given judgment against David
Van Houten for $10. CatU had sold a
horse to Van Houten on time for $10,
but traded off the critter, and when the
bill became due, did not want to pay for
it. Attorneys appeared at the hearing
for both plaintiff and defendant, and
several witnesses were examined.
ISOO SUIT I
. We have disposed of one-half of the men's suits
which we purchased at a sacrifice, during 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
aa vantage ot it
POSITIVELY $12.50 and $13.00 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
Which before the reduction
were better value than could
be obtained elsewhere,
M0Yl-;it CLOTHING CO.,
The Popular-Price Clothiers
ben 5BLLINQ, Manager Corner Third and Oak Streets.
Go to the Armory to-night and have a
W. H. Mattoon was down from Viola
Miss Kate Ward is visiting friends at
the Ilwaco beach.
Misses Mattie and Lulu Draper are
visiting friends at Dayton.
Lawrence Hornchuch leaves in a day
or two for an outing at Long beach.
G. A. Schuebel, the genial postmas
ter at Shubel, was in town Wednesday,
Mrs. Peter Nehren and children left
Tuesday for a few weeks sojourn' at
County Olerk Dixon issued a mar
riage license Monday to Idella Ritenout
and Charles White. .
Mrs. W. M. Robinson, of the Electric
hotel, has been ill for several days, and
unable to leave her room.
Caleb Cross and family returned Wed
nesday from a few week's camping at
Netarts, Tillamook county,
Mrs. II. L. Kelly and daughter, Miss
May, and son, Leigh ton, returned from
their outing at Seaview Wednesday.
Charles H. Caufield and family are
rusticating for a few days at Long
Beach. They are expected home Sat
Adolph Aschoff, of Marmot, was in
town Wednesday and Thursday, and
reports everything exceeding dry in his
Fred McCausland has returned from
Long Beach, he having accompanied
Mrs. Fred Meyer and daughters there
several weeks ago.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Charman are
spending a couple of weeks in their cot
tage at Seaview They are accompan
ied by their daughter, Miss June.
Miss Frances FoutB, of The Dalles,
who was visiting her uncle and aunt,
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Fouts, for several
weeks past, returned home Monday.
J. C. Bradley and family are rusticat
ing at Locust farm, near Powell's val
ley during the heated term. This prop
erty is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Brad
ley. Mrs. Neita Lawrence arrived from
San Francisco Saturday, and will visit
her mother, Mrs. M. E. Barlow. Mr.
Lawrence is at the front with the vol
unteers in the Phillipines.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Swope, of Holt
county, Mo., arrived Monday, and is
visiting his brother, T. W. Swope, for a
couple of weeks. Mr. Swope is a prom
inent stock raiser in that state.
J. M. Lawrence, of the Oregonian lo
cal staff, is taking his annual vacation,
accompanied by Mrs. Lawrence and
daughter. They have been visiting
relatives here and in Yamhill county.
The county court, who were inspect
ing bridges on the East side of the Wil
laraette, returned Tuesday night, and
reconvened the adjourned regular
monthly term of county court Wednes
day morning, when they disposed of
the road reports.
Prof. J. W. Harfer's Dancing Academy
of Portland, will give an excursion on
the steamer "Altona" this Thursday
evening to this city, where he will have
asoc'.al dance at the Armory, to which
Oregon City people are invited. Admis
sion 60 cents, ladies free.
The regular quarterly examination of
applicants for teachers' certificates be
gan at the court house Wednesday af
ternoon. Superintendent Strango is as
siHted by PrW. J. C. Zinser, principal of
the Barclay school, and Prof. N. W.
Bowland, of the Harmony school. A
class of 2U presented themselves for ex
amination for county certificates Wed
nesday. Four applicants for state pa
pers begin taking the examination
Another Lot of....
To give away with each Boy's
or Child's suit sold
Miss Dolly Pratt has almost recovered
from the effects of her recent bicycle ac
Considerable wheat is being received
at the Portland flouring mills in this
city from up-river points. Wheat hn
advanced a couple of cents per bushel
since the first of the week, and they aie
now paying 59 for wagon wheat, and 68
Dan Lyons, the contractor, is pushing
the work on the Singer Hill road, and
expects to have it completed within 60
days. The road is to be 22 feet wide,
on a uniform grade with a five-foot
walk on the outside. The road, which
will be built on a nine per cent grade,
is to be supported by a dry wall.
Prom Dawson City.
E. 0. Hamilton received a letter yes
terday from George A. Hamilton, dated
at Dawson City,, July 18th..'. He states
that provisions are cheap, except canned
goods. F. F. White, Mr. Fox and the
writer have been doing some prospect
ing. George Tucker and the Fairclough
boys are logging, and making $10 per
day to the man. The Thorn boys and
Mead are working in the logging camp,
Carl Hute was carpentering, but expects
to return to Oregon City soon. I. L.
Hoffman has returned from 70-mile
creek. Sagar and eons own claim 33
on Hunker creek, and are doing pretty
ell. Schwaubauer, of Parkplace, ex
pects to return home soon.
The event of the week' was the mar.
rlage of Netta Rauch to Charles E. Fob.
ter, which took place at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Rauch, at Gladstone, at 8 d. m. Wad n ad-
day, County Judge Thomas F. Ryan,
officiating. The bride looked exceeding
pretty in white organdie over white
silk trimmed in chiffon, and wore or
ange blossoms and a bridal veil. Amonu
the guests were Captain and Mrs. Y. O.
Unurcb, Mr. and Mrs.E. N. Foster, Mr,
Mrs. W. J. Ranch, Mrs. E. O, Mad
dock, Misses Martha, Ella and Ruth
Kauch, Gussie and Maud Maddock
and Pearl Foster, also Edward Rauch,
A. v. Burnett and Mrs. Jacob Raunh.
The Rauch home was tastily decorated,
ana a sptenuiu supper was served. Mr,
and Mrs. Foster left Thursday morning
for a short trip to the seaside. Upon
tneir return, they will reside In Oregon
City. Many friends extend congratula.
tions to the estimable young couple.
A fine Kimball organ in first-class
condition for sale cheap at the Oregon
City Auction House.
Pure fruit flavored ice cream soda at
Get your fruit jars and Jolly tumblers
at Harris' grocery.
For best groceries at cheapest price go
to MarrA Muir.
Highest cash price paid for second
hand household goods at Bellomy &
The pioneer meat market of C. Al.
bright continues to serve its customers
well and always keeps a large amount
of fresh meats on hand.
Last year's patterns of wall paper at
reducod price. Five and 10o notion
uuuuiura. ni ueuomy & Jiuscn,
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.
The most reliable goods at lowest
living cash prices are kept by the grocery
store of Marr & Muir.
Nottingham lace curtains, balance of
lot just received. Will close out at the
same old price. Oregon City Auction
Just received, 100 rolls of fine mat
ting. Call at once and get choice of
patterns. Oregon City Auction House.
All our bicycles have the nev depart
ure brakes, junt the thing for riding in
this county. Charman & Co., agents
for Columbia bicycles.