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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALP, FRIDAY, "MARCH 31, 1803.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
In nobby spring capes and jackets, fine tailor-made suits and separ
ate skirts, ranging in price, for this week only, at $7.50, $8.50, $10.50
and $12.50. Elegantly made and finished. Separate skirts at $1.50,
$2.50, $3 00, U 50 and upward. Extraordinary values.
For Tailor-made Suits
We have placed on Bale a superb line of fine cloths, in French and
English coverts, Venetian cloths and 62-inch clay worsted serges,
which cannot be creased or wrinkled and will last a life time. Special
prices for this week $1 23, $1.47, $1.73 and $1.97 a yard. Excellent
cloth for tailor-made suits. Black silk crepons and parasols at
ppecial prices. A new line of Swiss taffeta silks just received.
Headquarters for Spring Dress Goods.
McAllen & McDonnell
Leading Dress Goods House or the Northwest
THIRD and MORRISON . . . PORTLAND, OREGON
F. M. Darling will begin a term of
school at Colton Monday.
C. A. Fitch, of Chehalis, spent Sun
day with his family here.
Miss Lucy Williams, of Salem, is vis
iting Miss Greta Strickler.
O. H. Young has been confined to his
room for several days with illness.
M. L. Bussard's family have arrived
from Eugene and joine 1 him here.
Miss Spangler, of Corvallis, is
'visiting her sister, Misa Ora Spangler.
Mrs. Joe Ganoug, of Portland, was
visiting Mrs. R. C. Ganong, during the
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Howe, of Seaside,
visited Mrs. F. L. Cochrane, during the
Miss Rose Scott, of Milwaukie, is vis
iting relatives in California for a few
J. D. Slover has recovered from his
recent illness, and is again on the
Henry Meyers, of ZsnesviHe, Ohio,
is v isiling his uncle, A. Mautz, at Ma
jiliLane. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Warner, of Port
land, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. A.
' "' .'!.- .r.
Fur fine tomato plants go to C. F.
Street, Clackamas ; he has the right sort
to fruit early.
O. L. Barber was down Irom Elliott
Praiiie Wednesday and Thursday, to
visit his family.
H. Iderhoff, clerk of the Frog Pond
echool district, was here on Bchool mat
Miss Sadie Suaver, who was visiting
Iter parents at Gladstone, returned to
George Mautz, of Portland, was visit-
inz his brother. Charles Mautz, at Ma
ple Lane Wednesday.
S. B. Kent, a well known Clackamas
ounty farmer, who lives near Hubbard,
waa iu town yesterday. '
Fred R. Charman, who is now travel
ing salesman for Mi-th Brothers, whole-
Ddlu nioar iinnrtrtara lfl hnrfl.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Ellsworth, of
Portland, visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. G. Pilsbury, Sunday,
A. B. Stroup, of Bote's Ferry, was
i i town Wtd.ieslay o i his way to Poit
an 1. He is a p'mneer of 1850.
II. S. MooJy has disp we.l o'. hi bjwl-
Willard Tucker was up from St. Hel
ens tins week, where he has been bo-
journing for several months past.
E. J. Baldwin, deputy state fish com
missioner for Clackamas county has ap
pointed Constable MeCown as his dep
Misses Ethel Cheney and Blanche
Smith went out to Rsdland during the
past week and took photos of the
J. N. Davis, of Marion county, one of
the county commissioners of Marion
county, was visiting Deputy Sheriff
. Miss Mattie Noe, who has been visit
ing her uncle, Postmaster Horton, for
several weeks, returned to her home at
Professor J. 0. Zinser will give a lec
ture on psychology before the Marion
County Teachers' Association at Wood
Hon. William Galloway will give his
instructive and popular lecture on pub
lic and state lands before the high
school on April 7th.
Bicycle Tax-Oollector Cowing has is
sued quite a number of tags already.
Tom Cowing, jr., secured No. 1, and
John DeNieu, of Stafford, got No. 17,
the first in the country.
J. W. Dowty, the well known stock
raiser of Currinsville, was in town Wed
nesday. He states that peach trees are
in bloom at Baker's Ferry.
Louis Funk, a breeder of fine poultry
in Highland precinct, was here Tuesday
and Been red a setting of Yellow Leg
horn eggs from County Clerk Dixon.
Mrs. C. F. Street, wife of the Clack
amas gren house proprietor, was in town
yesterday. Mr. Street and family have
just returned from a trip to California.
Miss Daisy Lawrence, who is attend
ing college at Corvallis, came down yes
terday afternoon for a short visit with
hr parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Law
Ernest Hickman, who left for Alaska
last January is home again, having ar
rived early in the week. He was at
Skagway the greater part of the time,
and states that George Rinearson re
cently sold his mining claim in the At
lin district for $2,000.
Fred T.Orabill, says the Baker City
Democrat, died there a few days agr,
aged 22. The deceased's mother was
proprietor of the Dewey restaurant here
for several months. L. Ruconich, who
formerly resided here, was one of the
pallbearers at the funera.
A. W. Horn, who is foreman of the
carpentry department at Point Marrow
stone near Port Townsend, Wash., was
married to Miss Florence McDonald, in
Portland a few days ago. After a brief
visit to his parents here, Mr. and Mrs.
Horn left for their future home at Mar-
Mrs. O. H. Morrison, of Sprokane,
Wash., and her neice, Miss Norton, of
Newaik, New Jersey; also George E.
Oole, of Spokane, were visitors here
Saturday. In pioneer days Mr. Cole
was captain of the steamer Oanemah,
and a number of years later was post
master at Portland.
Major and Mrs. Thomas Oharman,
who were sojourning at Paso'Roblea,
for several months past, returned home
Monday. The Major is considerably
improved, although he and Mrs. Char
man, are recovering from a recent at
tack of la giippe. They enjoyed their
stav very much there.
The latest rumor from the war is to
the effect that the first returning trans
ports will bring the wounded Oregon
soldiers home, and In due time the dead
will blso be brought here for burial
It is stated that the American troops
are marching on to Malolos like a whirl
wind, and that the insurgents have lost
faith in Aguinaldo, and he and his fam
ily are preparing to flee from Aguinaldo,
The Oregon boys have won laurels for
themselves, and deserve the honorable
mention that they have received.
S. D. Bennell and Will Harris, of Bea-
ver creek, teturned yesterday from Daw
son City, where they have been for over
a year past.. They had been mining,
but each had attacks of typhoid fever
during the past winter, and have come
home to stay. Missrs. Bennell and
Harris state that there is considerable
sickness at Dawson City and vicinity,
and give it as their opinion that there
will be much fatal illness wheu warmer
weather comes. Tlrey state, however.
that the remainder of the Oregon City
contingent, are in good health and do
ing fairly well. . '
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
I Some Good Things
I For Easter
A Medal of Honor.
Joseph H. Kuerten, superintendent of
the soap works of the Oregon City Man
ufacturing Company,' has received i
medal from the kaiser of Germany for
bravery and honorable service. Mr,
Kuerten went into Bervice in the King's
Hussars, Seventh regiment, on the 15th
day of October, 1865, and served in the
war of Prussia against Austria until
1868 He distinguished himself in four
huUlpR and rRtnrnail hnmn ah a f'nrmrul
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w.s.unapman ana oaue luuinaiu, Ha onlT lfl veara old when ha went
into the service, and was married after
the close of the Austrian war.' In 1870
his regiment again entered into active
service during the Franco-Prussian war
when Mr, Kuerten's oldest daughter.
now Mrs. William Shehan, was only five
days old. He participated in several
battles and returned home iu the mouth
of July, 1871. The medal contains an
of Clackamas, returned Monday from a
cycle trip up the valley. They report
the roads iu first-class condition for bi
Ex-County Superintendent H. A
Starkweather, now principal of the
Athena school, writes that he is well
pleaded with his new location, but doe
not like the extreme cold weather of
Born, at Parkplace, March 29th to, R.
L. Russell and wife, a daughter.
A bran -ew, fully guaranteed 1899
model bicycle for $25 at Huntley's book
Born, in Oregon City, March 29th, to
M. Michaels and wife, a son. Weight,
Those intending to plant tomatoes for
field crop should send to Street, Clack a
mas, for his low figures.
Miss Louisiana Davis was married to
C. H. Nute, recently from Texas, in
Justice Bcliuebel's office Wednesday.
Paul Hussock, who owns a brewery at
Roeeburg, has purchased the Depot ho
tel and saloon from Paul Hemelgarn.
Mrs. Kennedy, mother of Edward
and Arthur Barre t, died five miles up
the Aberneihy Tuesday, and was buried
Woida Bros, of Sherwood, have pur
chased II. Bethke's meat market on
Main street anil will take charge on
Tomato and cabbage plants at very low
prices. A few Burpee's novelties (1899)
given fiee on all orders of $1.00. C. F.
Hear Miss Joehnke's lecture, which
will be both entertaining and instruc
tive, and help the schools pay for their
Wanted Lady or gent to learn steno
graphy and take good paying position.
Pay while learning. Small cash deposit.
Call or uidiess, "ten .", t'.iis of&Ve.
M. Mi h lia-t opunol a racket store in
the Kelly building next to Burmeistnr
& Audresen's. It will be called "The
The lodge of Mo lorn Wool mm is
prospering here, new members being
received alint st every meeting. They
claim to be. imported by a member
ship of 375,000.
Additional casualties reported from
Manila are: Private Bert I. Clark,
Company A, killed, and Captain Harry
L. Wells, Company L, is slightly
wounded in the chest.
' Company F was inspected by Major
Jubitz, of Portland, Monday niht The
militiamen presented an excellent ap
pearance, and exhibited careful drill
practice. The armory was pretty well
filled With spectators.
Inithe probate court yesterday Agnes
Jane Crookshanks was appointed ad
ministrator of the estate of James Crook
shanks, deceased, and George Deardorff ,
F. M. Sumner and Andrew Nelson were
The statement was recently published
that the Oregon City board of school di
rectors was probably the only one whose
members were all Native Sons. This is
not so. There are others and some of
them are in Clackamas county.
"Hawaii, Our New Poseeasion," is the
subject of Mine Wilhelmine Joehnke's
lecture to be delivered at Shively's hall
on Saturday, April 1, beginning at 8 p
m. sharp. Admission 25 cenis. Tickets
on sale at NaBh's and Huntley's book
t One of our Handsome Worsted Suits
Always fashionable. Worsted are more in demand this spring by
merchant tailors than in years. We show an assortment of exquisite
fancy-patterned, as well as blue and black fine worsted suits, trim
med and tailored as fine suits should be, at J15 tO $20
One of our New Style Boys' 3-P!ece Suit
With soparate Fancy Silk Embroidered Vest sold exclusively
us. AgeB 3 to 19 years. Price $4 50 and $5.50.
Our Men's Fancy Vests
In latest designs and newest cuts.
Prices $3 0 $6.
Single and double-breasted, very choice patterns, JJ fa $2.50.
Moyer Clothing Company
...The Popular-Price Clothiers...'
t BES SELLING, Mmager. T HIRD and OAK STREETS
Brownell thought the council should in
crease the annual appropriation for each
company, as a reward for their faithful
services. As might be expected, Koer
ner opposed this m.jve of bettering the
condition of the fire department.
The Baptist Y. P. S. O. E. will giye
an entertainment tonight for the bene
fit of the Y. M. C. A. building fund.
The following 'numbers will be pre
sented: Duet, Messrs. Loder & How
ard ; recitation, Jessie Porter; solo, Mies
Ella Hoberg; recitation, Clane Padrick;
music, ladies' quartette; recitation,
Francis Galloway ; solo, Mrs. Dresser;
recitation, Miss Sabln ; solo, Mrs. Sadie
White. After the program a penny so
cial will be given, the winner to re
warded with a tofa pillow in Y. M. C. A.
colors. Refreshments will be served.
Admission 15 cents; children, 10 cents.
F. T. Rogers, treasurer of the state
board of barber commissioners, has been
in Portland all week attending a meet
ing of the board. The barbers have
given up any notion that they may have
had of contesting the provisions of the
new law and are cheerfully taking out
their certificates, several hundred hav
ing already been secured. All barbers
paying $1 for a certificate, are entitled
to pursue their avocation for all time to
come without further molestation. Af
ter 60 days all barbers not taking out
Cfr.ificates will be required to pay a fee
of $5 and pass an examination.
J. M. Ware, through his attorneys,
W. S. U'Ren and C. Schuebel, filed a
claim for compensation damages In the
county clerk's office against tne county
board of commissioners Wednesday for
$3678. Ware was the driver of the Wil
hoit stage, when it met with a runaway
accident on the llth day of laet July
and sustained the fracture of his left
arm and wrenched his back. In his af
fidavit he asserts that he was confined
to his bed for eight weeks, suffering
great pain, and the expenses of this ill
ness aggregated $678, and asks for dam
ages amounting to $3000 as he claims , .
that he Is totally Incapacitated for labor.
The "Yellows" of the Y. M. C. A
building contest, gave a very successful
musical and literary entertainment, fol
lowed by a social at Shively's hall Wed.
nesday night. There was a goo I crowd
present, and the finances of that side of
the treasury was enriched to a consider
able extent. Among the numbers was
an overture by Mies Harrisberger ; some
fancy club swinging by Robert Warner;
Impersonation, by Francis Galloway;
a shadow pantomime; balloon swing
ing, Frank Confer ; voial solo, Professor
Ounpston; drill, by the library girls;
solo, Frank Confer; violin solo, C. E.
Knotts, and some interesting tableaux.
Professor Gary was m ister of ceremo
nies. Ice cream and c ike wis served.
The "Red" side of tha contest will give
an entertainment next WednesJay
night at the armory.
Mr. and Mrs. Caeslus U. Barlow
passed up on the overland this (Thurs
day) evening on their way home from
that section engraving of William I and is apuropn-
Jesse Allen, a veteran of the Mexican ately engraved on the other side. The
iai alley business at McMinnville, and car, died the home of his neicu, Mrs. J certificate accompanying the medal was
will remain here for the present. w. Doores, at Marquain, aged 103 years, signed by the minister of the interior,
Ex-Street Commissioner W. L. Sui- He had lived in Oregon for the past 18 Von der Recke, and was countersigned
flnn.- nnn; ot pnriltnn Hoinif carnen-. vears. and was a brother 01 tne late oy v. winizigeraiue, uerman consul at
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tar work, so he writes to his wife. George Allen, a prominent pioneer. Portland. Mr. Kuerten was born at
uoiogne at Ktnne la i4o, ana learned
soap making in his father's establish'
ment, who was an extensive manufac
turer. He came to the United States in
1881, and has been connected with the
Oregon City Manufacturing Company
The Victor, Stearns, Rambler, Ideal, Golden Eagle
ON EASY PAYMENTS
Chain Wheels, $25 to $50
In the Circuit Court.
Tom P. Randall has filed a suit against
Mrs. A. E. Martin, et al, to have a deed
set aside, as no consideration for it was
ever delivered. Colonel Robert A. Mil
lar and G. B. Dimick are attorneys for
Two suits for damages were filed
against the East Side Railway company
this week. Philip ITatro files a suit to
recover $1500 damages for injuries al
leged to have been received at the Mag-
delen Home platform in December, 1898,
Mary Mader has filed a suit to recover
n a promissory note from the Oregon
City Door & Bash factory and others.
Rosle B. Ramel wants a divorce from
Frederick B. Ramel. The plaintiff al
leges abandonment, and asks to resume
her maiden name.
Do Not Put Off until tomorrow the
duty that ouht to be done today. It
your blood 1b Impure and you feel weak
and weary, take Hood's Sarsaparilla at
Hood's Pills cure all liver ilia. Mailed
for 25 cents by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell,
Prices for 1899
Chalnless - $60 to $75
BURMEISTER & ANDRESEN
. - , THB OBEOOS $ 1TY JEWELER-, B , , , ,
For Sale Cheap for cash ; gool farm
i$4 acre, 20 in cultivation, balance
mostly slashed, good pasture, good
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i omiuings, Yi nines irom iui i.nnri
land Molalla. Inquire of John Lota,
j Liberal, Oregon, or at Cour.ieb-Hkb.!.d
County Judge Ryan yesterday gave
Michael Long, of Oswego, authority to
adopt Pearl Weaiherford, a minor, and
formerly in the custody of the Boys and
Girls Aid Society of Portland Permis
sion was given to change Pearl Weath
er ford's name to Pearl Teresa Long.
Graphite, 5c; tire tape, 5c; rubber ce
ment iu tubes, 5c; repair kits complete,
5c; locks, 20c; tells, 10c; cyclometeis,
60;; limps, $1; redals, p;r pair, $1.50;
saddles, 75c; floor pumps, 50c, and all
other bicycle supplies at equally low
pr'cs at Huntley's boo'i store.
Rev. Isaac Naylor, a distinguished au
thor and evangelist, will begin a series
of revival services at the Methodist
cnurch next Sunday Easter day. He
has a national reputation and has con
ducted some of the largest evangelistic
meetings in this country. All are in
Christens Maud Hansen, daughter of
Charles Hansen and wife, died" at Wil
sonvillle. March 19th. aged 5 months
and 2 days. Rev. Brady conducted the
funeral services. The remains were in
terred in Hood View cemetery on the
20th, and the grave was decorated with
Captain L. L. Pickens is expected
home almost any day from Manila, hay
ing tendered bis resignation as captain of
Company I. Lieutenant M. D. Phillips,
of Albany, will probably succeed him,
in which event Lieutenant J. U. Camp
bell would be promoted to the first lieu
tenantcy. Captain Pickens' continued
ill health compelled him to give up his
place in the service, which is a sad blow
to him, inasmuch as he was anxious to
engage in active service.
The annual banquet of the fire dcp.tr'-
ment Wednesday night was a grand af
air. . Dr. W. E. Oarll presided, snd
uuiong the other speakers were Nor
man R. Lang, Senator Brownell, ex
, Major Straight,. Councilmen Ko rner,
j Butch', Mila and others. Senator
I We Start This Coming
Saturday April l$t
SLAUGHTER AUCTION SALE OF THE YEAR
'Pacific Jewelery and Optical Co.'s Stock
Reciever's Sale to close formers hip deal,
The Stock Consists of
Dimonds, Watches, Jewelry and Silverware;
Which must and will be sold without limit or reserve. Th
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price. In order to draw a large crowd attendance to o
Great Slaughter Sale we will present 8 or more elecr i
presents FREE t each sale. Everyone attending our
fAuction Sale at 2 and 7:30 P. M. Daily:
Keceives a Coupon participating in the FREE distribution j
of a Silver Tea Set, or a Dimond Ring, or a Gold Watch
together with eight or more other valuable presents. Sale,
to continue for a tew Days Only.
Now Remember the Place of the Auction Sale
At the Old Pioneer Stand of
STHOS. CHARMAN & SON OLD STORE
MAIN STREET - OREGON CITY, ORE
!L. BURGER & CO.,
be sure and attend. Don't miss it. Get a FREEr
COUPON to participate in the free distribution of Watches, Tea
bet and eight or more other paesents to be given away daily. . Z