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HA? SPIElil BALE
of Novelty Silks
In plain and fancy weaves. Every pices and every yard in
stock reduced and marked down to the lowest notch. Some
lines less than cost to manufacture. Being the only exclusive
dry goods and silk house in the city, we are in a position to
offer the best values in fine dress goods of any dry goods house
west of the Rockies.
WE WILL MAKE IT INTERESTING for the ladies
this week in our silk and dress goods department, as this will
postively be the last week of our great midsummer sale.
Ladies, don't miss it.
McAllen & McDonnell
IMPORTERS OF FINE DRY GOODS
COR. THIRD AND MORRISON STS., PORTLAND, ORE.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
In the Hop Yards.
Nearly half the population of Oregon
City and vicinity have gone to the hop
fields. They went by boat and train,
and a considerable number in- wagons.
The exodus to the hop yards appears
to have been greater than at former
seasons. For two or three days early
in the week it was difficult lor people
to get transportation on either the boats
or trains, and some of them were de
layed in reaching their destination for a
day or two.
The yield of hops will be short, but
they ate of extraordinary good quality,
nnd will bring a fair price in the market,
andgoftr toward redeeming the good
name of Oregon hops. A number of
growers have contracted their hops at
prices ranging from 8 1-2 to 9 cents per
J. H. and W. J. Miley, of Wilsonville,
have contracted 12,000 pounds of hops
to A. Lehman & Co., for 9 cents per
pound. Andrew Bronkei has con
traded 5,000 pounds to Paul R. G.
Horst k Lachmund Oo., for 8 1-2 cents.
Notwithstanding many pickers have
gone to the hop fields, there is still a
cry for more help, and placards are
posted Up over the city announcing that
40 cents per box will be paid for hop
There will probably be the usual num.
Tjer of romantic love affairs and after
matrimonial alliances, as a result of so
cial life in the hop field. It will be a
pleasant outing for many people, who
will accumulate a little pocket money,
while enjoying the hil?rity and pure
air of the hop fields.
Y. fl. C. A. Notes.
Rev. J. A. McVeigh, of the men's re
sort in Portland, a talented orator, will
speak at the Y. M. O. A. rooms at four
o'clock Sunday afternoon. Both ladies
and gentlemen are invited to be pres
ent. A. J. Bair, of the Men's shelter, Se
attle, visited the rooms Tuesday.
C. L. Fay, of Portland, one of the
state directors, was a visitor at the
There are a few desirable rooms to
Tent in the Association building.
Mr. Mead, the new secretary, requests
.that all members bring their cards to
be marked up to date.
Subscription papers to pay off the in
tdebteness of the Association are being
circulated, and the responses are lib;
The Manilla social to be given Satur
day night at the rooms by the Ladies'
Auxiliary, will be an unique affair.
Army hardtack, coffee, pork and beans
will be served.
Canby watermelons are plentiful in
the market. The Canby prune crop too,
is immense this season.
Mrs. Eliza Watts aged C4 years and
18 days, died at her home in this city
Tuesday night of heart failure. She
had been in poor health for some time,
but her condition was not considered
serious. She leaves eight children,
one of them being Mrs. Harry Sladen.
The funeral look place from the family
residence at the coiner of Third, and
Jefferson streets, Thursday at 10 a. m.
The deceased came from Nebraska about
; ghi y 3 tn i; . i 1 1 '' ' 1 i i i m
she owned there for $1500.
Mrs. O. H. Cabfield and children are
expected home soon from Seaview.
Mrs. C. A. Williams and son, Claude,
returned yesterday evening from an ex
tended stay at Newport.
W. M. Robinson went to Cascade
Locks Sunday to be with Mrs. Robin
son, whose condition was reported to be
but little improved.
T A. Pope has gone to Long Beach
to join Mrs. Pope, her daughter, Miss
Laura, and Miss Hazel Pilslmry. The
entire party are expected homo soon.
The services of tne Congregational
church will re-open next Sabbath. Morn
ing service at 10:30, evening at 8 o'clock,
conducted by the pastor, Dr. Butler,
who returned from his vacation outing
The Barclay school building is being
renovated from top to bottom.. New
brick flues are being put in, the fur
nace placed in first -class condition , the
kalsomitied and the blackboards given
a new coat of paint.
Clara May, the second daughter of
Paul Hemmelgarn and wife, died Wed
nesday night, aged 13 years 8 months
and 9 days. The funeral wfll take place
today, (Friday) at 10 a. m.,at St. John's
Joseph Kuerten returned Friday from
a business trip to Eastern Oregon, Idaho
and Eastern Washington. He reports
business very good, having sold all the
blankets and some other lines in stock
at the woolen mills.
The last quarterly meeting of the con
ference year will be held in Methodist
church on Sunday. Rev. 0. G. Barman,
a very eloquent preacher, will preach
both morning and evening. A very
cordial invitation to attend is extended
Elizabeth Wilkinson has filed a di
vorce Buit in the circuit court against
William Wilkinson. The piaintiff al
leges that they were married in Grant
county, Wis., in March, 1871, and in
November, 1888. the defendant deserted
plaintiff in Colorado, and has not con
tributed to either her support or that of
her child, since that date. '.
The familiar face of Hank Mattoon '
can again be seen on the streets of Ore
gon City. He went to Alaska last win
ter, taking along a couple of horses, and
would have prospered had he not over
exerted himself on the trail. As a re
sult, he has been an invalid for some
time, and has not yet recovered from
the effects of trip over the pass.
Wagon wheat is now bringing 52
cents per bushel at the Fortlond flour
ing mills, and over 40,000 bushel has al
ready been received. Considerable
quantities are coming from up-river
points by rail and boat, and many
wagon loads are coming in from the
surrounding country. Forbes Pratt is
at Enger, on the S. P. Woodburn line,
receiving and checking wheat from the
Mrs. Harry Sloper and two children
drove into town Monday morning with
a horse and buggy. Upon, reaching
Moss street by the Congregational
church the horse balked and backed
and went over the embankment. Mrs.
Sloper and the children jumped out of
the buggy and saved themselves just be
fore the venicie ana horse went over,
thus narrowly escaping from instant
death. The horse was killed and the
We Carry in Stock a Large ine of
SOLID GOLD, GOLD FILLED,
SILVER and NICKEL WA fCHES
With Waltham and Elgin Movements
HIGHEST GRADE AT LOWEST PRICES
Burmeister & Andrcsen,
THE OREGON CITY JEWELRRS
Claude Adams is home again from an
outing at tho seaside.
0. E. Nash has bought a new wood
saw, and begun operations last week.
W. E. Howell, who was in Eastern
Oregon for the past year, returned home
Mrs. Peter Nehren and children re
turned Monday from their outing at
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Oharman and
daughter, Miss June, returned from
Seaview Friday. v '
Mrs. Fred Meyer and daughters, Lulu
and Minnie, and Miss Minnie Holdenj
returned from Seaview Friday. ,
Mrs. D. O. Latourette and family
returned Friday from Seaside, where
they spent the season in their cottage.
Miss Lela McCarver, daughter of
Harry McCarver, of Portland, was vis
iting her aunt, Mrs. Charles Babcok,
during the week.
T. N. Baker, of VTilsonvilln. has con
tracted to deliver 8,000 pounds of hops
to Paul R. G. Horst & Lachmund Oo.
for cents per pound.
Prof. J. W. Gray and children ac
companied by H. P. Bee'ow, returned"
Sunday from several week's camping on
the waters of Bull Run.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Clark left Tues
day for the Clark homestead, where the
former will enttage in pheasant shoot
ing to his heart's content.
Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Austin, who have
been living with the latter's mother,
Mrs Jones, for tlie punt two months, re
turned to Sa'em Thursday.
Mr. W. W. M.irrs and daughter,
Mies Rosa, rttumel Saturday from a
visit to Mrs W. A. Curry, the former's
daughter, at Ju ic'iou City.
E. Merese and family returned Mon
day from their summer home on the
Tillamook coa?t, where they, were so
j Hinting for the past two months. s
, Jake Rinearson returned from Wiv.
hoit Springs Saturday, having been
there for several weeks in company
with a commercial traveler named Zim
merman. W.J. Ranch his opened a store at
the Gladstone wagon road bridge, and
built a large covered she.l for the con
venience of travelers. He will also
Mr and Mrs. William Jewell, of San
Francisco, are vis ling her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. William Eudy. Mr. Jewell
is a book-keeper in a railroad office in
A. J. Wyland, who was a corporal in
the Rogue river Indian war of 1855 6,
filled out an application in the ccunty
clerk's office last Saturday for admis
sion to the soldier's home at Roseburg.
Rev. Gilman Parker and family,
A. F. Parker and family, Mrs. O. St
Ohlson and child, Miss Mary Fry, of
Iowa, and Charles Waunks, of Illinois,
returned from Seaside Saturday morn
ing. Lyman Way was arraigned before
Justice Si'huebel Tuesday on a charge
of assaulting John Williams. He
pleaded guilty to the charge, and was
fined $12, in default of which he was
sent to the county j til for six days.
Prof. S. W. Holmes, who was for
merly city superintendent of the Ore
gon tity schools, was in the city Tues
day on his way to Giant's Pass from
Portland, having recently been elected
principal of the school at the former
F, B, Franklin and Charles Cutting
were in from the mine in the Table
Rock district Saturday, in which they
and County Clerk Dixon are interested.
They report a fine body of ore in the
shaft, but state that the shaft has caved
in, and they will start a tunnel in an
At the M. E. church conference,
south, which concluded its session at
Corvallis Monday, Rev. W. L. Molloy,
of this city, was placed on the superan
nuated list. Rev. C. U. Cross, formerly
of this county, was appointed to the Ap-
plegate circuit. Rev. T. P. Haines, a
pioneer minister of that denomination,
was appointed to the Oregon City
J. E. Marks was in from Mark's
Prairie Monday, and reports that the
hop crop is of extraordinary good qual
ity, but the yield is very light. The
hops are free from lice, but some yards
are affected with the mold. Very few
hops have been contracted in that sec
tion , as most of the growers own their
yards and have no difficulty in getting
money for picking purposes.
A reunion of the Cooke family was
held at Gladstone park last Sunday.
All the membeis and their children
were present, except VV. H. Cooke and
family, the former being in Eastern Or
egon. It was the first time in 20 years
that so many members of the family
were together on one occasion. Thirty-
five were present, including children,
and the day was moet pleasantly spent
la the park. A picnic dinner was
served. Those at the reunion were J.J.
Cooke and family, of Oregon City J Mrs.
Sarah E. Howlett, Eagle Point, Jack
son county; A. W.Cooke and family,
of Damascus; A. O. and J. II. Cooke
and families of Portland ; George How
ell and family, of Portland, and three
children of Mrs. T.W.Foster, now de
ceased, of Clackamas ; also M. E. Wil
louhby and son, of Oregon City.
A. Scott returned from Ocean beach
J. W. Loder spent Sunday at home
Levi Yoder returned from an outing
at Ocean park Monday.
Miss Olive A. Luelling returned Tues
day from a visit to Hillsboro.
Mrs. C. B. Moores returned Wednes
day from a visit to Seattle.
Miss Ruth Cowing has returned from
a visit to Miss Ethel Blinn, of Astoria.
Mrs. C. D. Latourette and children
have .returned from a Bojourn at AVil-hoit.
Miss Kate Sanders, of Salem, was vis
iting Miss Echo Samson for several days
during the past week.
Misses E. C. Adair and Hattie Veers-
teg returned Tuesday from a visit to
Rev. T. W. Butler and family re
turned Wednesday from several days
camping on Clear creek.
Mayor and Mrs. E. G. Caufield re
turned Monday fiom a two week's out
ing on the Tillamook coast.
Mrs. D. L. Paine and daughter, Miss
Kitty, are home from Newport, where
they spent the season in their cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Green, of Sweet
Home, were visiting their daughter,
Mrs. M. P. Chapman, during the week.
J. H. Strickler is chief clerk in Wil
son & Cooke's store, while I. D. Tay
lor is attending the Woodmen conven
tion in San Francisco.
Fred Hedges, who is assistant stir
geon at the Multnomah county poor
farm, is spending a couple of weeks at
his home in Canemah.
J.T. Milner, one of the prominent
teachers of the Portland public schools,
was in Oregon City Tuesday, and at
tended the teachers' institute.
Mrs. Ed Fortune, of Portland, was
visiting Mrs. M. P. Chapman this week.
She recently returned from Roseburg,
where Mr. Fortune is located for the
summer and fall.
L.L.Porter is having the editorial
rooms of the Enterprise office enlarged
and remodeled to make room for his
law library, which he remove from his
office over the Oregon City bank.
J. Martin and family, of Weit Oregon
City, returned Wednesday from New
port. Mr. Martin says that the weather
has turned colder and that the crowds
are leaving that pjpular seaside resort.
Mrs. George A. Harding and family,
Mrs. Charles Albright and family, Mrs.
Harry Moody and son, Miss Nettie Wal
den, and Mrs. N. B. Jerome, of Port
laud, returned Monday from an outing
at Wilhoit Springs.
A lady from Mount Tabor was driv
ing through the upper part of the city
Monday on her way to the country,
when her team became frightend and
ran away completely demolishing the
buggy. The' lady escaped uninjured,
and returned to Portland on the elec
Bert Van Cleve, who almost perfected
arrangements to start a daily paper in
this city two or three years ago, was re
cently married in San Francisco to an
actress. He was divorced from his for
mer wife a few months ago, and for
a hile held down the boards as an ac
tor in Portland.
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
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
B3YS' 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
M0YEJR CLOTHING CO.
The Popular-Price Clothiers
BEN SELLING, Manager
Corner Third anl Oak Straets.
Hie fruit crop in Clackamas county
is immense this year, especially prunes.
J. B. Cramer, of Clackamas, was in the
city Wednesday, and states that he has
completed a drer 22x24 with a capac
ity of 500 trays. James Root, Marion
Johnson, A. H. Holcomb and George
W. Webster, each have their driers
running in full blast.
George Randall, of New Era precinct,
was in Oregon City Wednesday, and
states that his wheat threshed 25 bushel
to the acre, which he considers small
compared with yields of former years.
His wheat has yielded 60 bushel at sev
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. G. II. Young,
August 20th, a son.
Mrs. John Hill and son, Winnie, vis
ited Wilhoit Sunday.
Miss Jessie Porter has returned from
her outing at Seaside.
Miss Alice Glasspool is visiting
fiiends in the country.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ely,
at Ely on the 13th, a son.
Charles Pope has retnrned from an
extended stay at Seaview.'
Miss Edna Crawford, of Pendleton, is
visiting Mrs. R. D. Wilson.
Mr and Mrs. R. Prior are rusticating
at Lung Beach for a few weeks.
A boy 15 or lfi years of age wanted at
the Oregon Oity Auction House.
MissMetti Finley is now stenogra
pher in the law office of H. E. Cross.
Miss Celia Goldsmith is still in Cal
ifornia and is stopping at Monterey.
Mias Kate Ward is home from Long
Beach, after visiting there for three
Miss May Kelly returned to oeaview
Tuesday, and will remain for several
Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Miller visited
Wilhoit for a couple of days during the
'Miss lima; Holland, of Salem, who
was visiting rolatives here, returne
Mrs. L. I. Shannon and family, of
Canemah, nave returned from an ex
tended visit East.
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Keuworthy and
sons returned Monday from a visit to
Salem and Eugene.
Mrs. Annie Rhoades, Will Rhoades,
Ralph Miller and Miss Clara Warner re
turned from Wilhoit Monday.
Tom Smith, accompanied by his
mother, and sister, Annie, are home
from a week's outing at Wilhoit.
Miss Annaretta Sheaf and Conrad
Priester were married in the court
house Aug. 25th, County Judge Ryan
H. S. Gibson and the Church party
brought in 35 gallons of huckleberries
Saturday, Fredericks, the Ely black
eral former seasons, but his present Bn,ith' 8athered 58 Unions.
Pure fruit flavored ice cream Soda at
Get your fruit jars and jolly tumblers
at Harris' grocery.
For bent groceries at cheapest price go
to Marrit Muir,
Highest cash price paid for second
hand household goods at Bellomy &
Last year's patterns of wall paper at
reduced price', rivo nnd 10c notion
counters. At Bellomy & Busch.
F. I. Andrews, the market cardeuer.
has always on hand a large amount of
first-class apples, vegetable, pur' cider
and cider vinegar. Give him a trial.
The most reliable eoods at lowest
living cash prices are kept by the grocery
siore of Marr h Muir.
Nottingham Iwe curtains, b dance o
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, just the thing for riding in
tins county. Gharman x Co., agents
for Columbia bicycles.
Money to loan a' 8 percent interest on
mortgages. Apply to O. J). & D. O.
The Club tonsorial parlors, P. G,
Shark, proprietor, shaves for 10 cents.
A full line of cigars and tobacco is kept.
Our $30 wheels hava the automatto
brake! you can go dow l any hill.
C'harman A Co., agonts for
We can assure all who Invest $40 In a
Victor, 1808, Model 35 bicvele, that they
are getting their money's worth, and
that a greater amount of service and sat
infliction cannot be found in anv other
bicycle on the market at au equai price
Burmeister & Andresen.
The Wilhoit stage will leavn Oregon
City during season on Mondays, Wed
nesdays and Fridays. Round trip only
$L'.5f . Camping parties who wish to go
by private rigs can get bed-rock prices
by calling at Noblitt's stable.
Dan Willians has added to his stock of
groceries and provisions a full line of
feed and hay. Goods delivered to ill
parts of the city free. Corner Seventh
and Center streets
Fir and hard wood wan.od on account
by the Oregon City Courier.
G. II. Young's second hand store can
furnish you with furniture, stoves, hard
ware, etc., at less than one-fourth what
crop is above the average in this
county. Mr. Randall's oats, however,
were light this year.
Last week Bert Greenman, who lias
charge of the upper Clackamas hatch
ery, wrote that they had already caught
three and a half million of Chinook sal
mon eggs. He expects to remain there
until after batching begins some time
in October. He will then return to
the Clackamas hatchery and assist Su
perintendent Hubbard. Two other
men however, will remain at the upper
hatchery and look after the hatching
until about January let.
The Southern Pacific are making ex
tensive improvements in and around
tho depot building here. New drive
ways and platforms have been erected,
and the main structure is receiving a
new coat of weather-boarding. This
was one of the first stations built by the
old Oregon & Caifornia Railroad Com
pany, nearly a quarter of a century ago,
and the framework and timbers are in
a good state of preservation. L. Kuch
artz has charge of the work, having
been in the employ of the company for
nearly 23 years. He built the Gervais
depot at the same time the Oregon City Mrs., J. G. Pilsbury for some time past,
County Judge T. F. Ryan returned
Wednesday from a three days' sojourn
at Long Beach. He was accompanied
home by Mrs. Ryan and child. '
J. A. Wall brought in five cayote
scalps from Salmon river, and received
a bounty warrant of (10 for the same.
He was in the city Wednesday.
County Clerk Dixon issued licenses
to wed to Lena School and Oleinston
Pagh on tho 27th, and Anna Mathews
and Fred Scheurer on Aug. 30th.
Mike Cain, a well known character in
Oregon City, died at the Gladstone hos
pital last Friday, and was buried from
St. John's Oatholic church Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Steel, Mrp,
J. W. Meldruin and family, Mrs, Mina
Harper and Mrs. It. A. Miljer are home
from an extended outing at Mount Hood
and Clear lake.
Miss Laura Beatie returned Saturday
from an extended visit to California.
Her sister, Miss Jennie, who accom
panied her there, stopped off at Eugene,
to visit for a few dayB.
Mrs. Alex Thomas, of Portland, who
has been visiting her parents, Mr. and
station was built, and superintended
the construction of a number of depots
up the valley. Road master Wait states
the S. P. have agreed (o furnish gravel
to fill the narrow roadway between the
depot and the Welch building, provided
the property owners will put Ihe same
was joined thw week by Mr. Thomas,
who went East for his health.
Captain Z C. Wood now has charge
of the W. P. & Co's steamer Salem,
which is now kept busy most of the
time around the mills. The other day
the steamer again sluiced out the bat-in
above the falls.
same would cost new and they are just
as good and will last as long. Give in
Money to loan at 8 per cent interest on
mortgages. Apply to C. D. & 1). U.
Hall the wagon of Mr. Andrews if you
want anything in the trmh vegetable
Try Prier's ica cream and ice cream
oh. pire fruit flivors. Fruits, nuts
snd confectionery of all kinds.
A high grade warranted sewing ma
chine sells for (25 on easy payments at
Bellomy & Busch.
When in Portland be sure and call at
the Uoyal restaurant where you can get
the best 15c meal in the city. 253 First
street, corner of Madison. Win.
Boh lander, proprietor.
XXX Castor Machine oil cheaper than
any other plate at A. RiAh tun's, th
Seventh treet giocer.
Lost, on Ju'y 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
Fine Mason & Hamlin organ with
extra set of reeds for pale at a bargain at
Oregon City Auction Houso, W. L,
The Oregon City Auction House bus
just received tho agency for the finest
range mado which will be sold at yery
Miss Goldsmith has just received 15
cases of new millinery goods direct from