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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 1899.
I NEWS OF
Word reached Greenleaf Thursday
that Ed Whi8man was drowned on the
previous day in the Piuslaw, but no par
ticulars have been received.
J. M. Hemphill, a Iruitraiser near
Pilot rock, gives it as his opinion that
the apples in that locality will be a good
crop this year and that the peach trees
are pretty gtneially frozen out.
1 The Soldiers' and Sailors' Association
recently organized in Lane county, will
hold the first annual reunion in Eugene
about the middle of next June, and
already the conrmiUee on arrange
ments and programme is at work.
No business was tram-acted by the
Pacific conference of the German Bap
tist church at Salem Sunday, but two
interesting meetings wcre held a con
secration Hireling in the morning, led
by Rev. J. Albert, of Los Angeles, and
n Young People's meeting in the after
noon. About 200,000 bushels of wheat remain
unsold at Albany.
A local educational institute will be
held at Hubbard Saturday.
Work of manufacturing brick at the
. penitentiary will begin soon.
Woodburn's city election resulted in a
victory for the saloon element.
Eastern Oregon sheep are being start
ed for the summer range in the moun
tains. Stockbuyers are abroad in Malheur
county, but are making few purchases,
owing to prohibitive prices.
Members of the new state board of
immigration will meet at Portland or
Salem at an early date to organize.
' Losses to stockmen by the severe
weather of the past two months amounts
in the country surrounding Pendleton to
' The Astoria Chamber of Commerce
decided Tuesday evening to invite the
National Editorial Association to spend
day in that city. , . ,
. , Linn county paid the first installment
, of state taxes due from it, at Salem, re
mitting the state treasurer a check for
Two carloads of Eietern oysters are
on their way to Willapa harbor for an
artificial propogation experiment by
Home seekers from the Mi die West
are coming to the coast by hundreds.
Yesterday 600 passed through Pendleton
from Missouri and Iowa.
The steamship Tacoma, which arrived
at Tacoma Sunday from Ohina and
Japan, brought 327 Japanese, most of
them of the laboring class.
The statistics of fire insurance bust
ness transacted in the state of Washing'
ton for the year of 1898, shows risks
written amounting to $82,833,718.
The Olympia Whist Olub is making
extensive arrangements to entertain
the sixth annual convention of the
North Pacific WhiBt Association, to be
held at Olympia April 0, 7 and 8.
noDert iienuer snot ana kiuea a man
named McGonigle, Sunday, at Prosser,
Wash, The men were hunting, and the
shooting was accidental, caused by
Bender stumbling as ho was raising his
gun to fire at some birds .
Dr. Charles Corey shot and killed his
wife Sunday morning at Tacoma, while
the two were lying asleep. Corey was
ill, and his story of the affair is that he
was laboring under a nightmare, belieV'
ing his wife was being pursued by a
stranger who was intent on killing her,
A caretaker for the Olympia state'
house has been appointed.
Serious damage is being done by floods
in the San Joaquin valley, Cal.
Work is soon to begin on the two new
dormitories for the University of Was!
ington at Seattle.
Former United States Minister to Ha
waii Harold M. Sewall has arrived at
San Francisco from Honolulu.
James O'Comiell, ''Pinnacle Jim," was
shot and killed at I.oomis, Wash., Tin
day by an unknown person.
The Gray's Harbor Commercial Com
pany's shingle mill at Cuamopolis,
Wash., burned Tuesday; loss, $8.XW.
- As tho result of a family feud, William
Kingman and Jack Burns fought near
Monroe, Wash., Tuesday, and the for
uier was fatully wounded.
Harry B. Morehuld, a prominent Cin
cinnati broker, died Sunday.
President McKinley is expected home
from his southern tour tomorrow,
A school of psychology will be held at
Chicago from April 3 to 8 Inclusive. ,
Two thousand men are idle as a result
ot the pantsmakers' strike at Philadel
phia. - v ; -
Half the business portion of Harrison
Valley, Pa., was destroyed by fire yes
terday. Lost, $40,000.
By a collision between freight trains
near Pittsburg Sunday two men were
killed and two fatally injured.
The funeral of ex-Governor Francis
Harrison Pierpont, of the Virginias, was
held at Pittsburg Sunday.
The search of the Windsor hotel ruins,
at New York, for dead bodies continues.
Parts of human remains were found yes
terday. The Western Wholesale Druggists' As
sociation, of St. Louis, has taken steps
to cut off the sources of supply in trade
of western retail druggists who sell pat
ent medicines at cut rates. War be
tween the association and the cut-rate
druggists is expected to result.
President McKinley has returned to
Washington from his Southern tour
Claud Holland, a victim of tho Santa
Fe wreck, at Lang, Kan, in 1897, has
just received $11,500 in settlement of bis
claim against that company.
The central council of the National
Sound Money League met at New York
Immense damage to Texas crops by
frost is reported.
A flood is raging in the section sur
rounding Middlesboro, Ky.
Michael Shea died at Indianapolis,
yesterday, aged 118 years.
The maple sugar crop of Vermont will
be a total failure this year.
Heavy snowstorms are raging in Mis
souri, Illinois and Oklahoma.
A Presidential boom in behalf of Rich
ard Olney has been launched.
Five bodies were recovered in the
uinB of the Armour felt works at Chica
John Sherman is still seriously 111, de-
pite reports regarding his supposed im
J. Sterling Morton, of Nebraska, is
credited with an intention to form a new
national political party in the near fu
Count de Chouderdy, a celebrated
French diplomat, is deau. ; .
Japan is considering a project for the
nationalization of railways. ' -
Denmark proposes to demand cession
of a treaty port in China, and will tend
out a cruiser for the purpose.
Arrangements have been completed
for construction of a railroad from Alva
rado to San Andreas Tuxeto, Mexico.
Queen Victoria hag been petitioned to
force President Kruger, of the Trans
vaal, to reform existing abuses, which
bear heavily on the Uitlanders.
Alpbonse N. Van Dorell, LL. D., is
dead at Wiesbaden, Germany.
A plague of influenza is raging at Vi
enna, 20,000 cases being reported Tue
The governor of Jamaica received
Rear Admiral Sampson in audience
Peace negotiations have been opened
between the Bolivian government and
Dispatches have been sent across the
English channel by means of a wireless
A credit of 100,000 crowns has been
voted the Danish Government to enable
it to forward its project in China.
American tars engaged in a serious
riot among themselves at Kingston, Ja
maica, Tuesday night, and several were
AmdasBador White has been assured
by the Berlin government that its in
fluence will be exerted againBt religious
intolerence in Samoa.
The gunboat Mechiag has arrived at
Livingston, Guatemala, where she will
be stationed until conditions there be
come more settled.
London Chronicle's Berlin corres'
pondent defends United States Ambass
ador w lute against tne charge ot pro-
Germanism, made against him.
Detroit to Own its Car Lines.
LANSING (Mich.), March 15. The
McLeid bill, permitting municipal
ownersnip of street railways for Detroit,
passed the senate late to-day and will
become a law when signed by the Gov
emor, as the House has already passed
jt. The bill, in brief, provides that the
Common Council of Detroit may at any
time within twenty years a run int a oonv
mission of three who may buy or lease
any street railway in the city. They
may use the surplus earnings of the
roads after their purchase or lease to
pay tho bonds or improve the lines
and also may provide a sinking fund
and pledge the earing to pay present
lienB on the property. Power is also
given them to hire employees and fix
their compensation and to contract for
new ebuipment. Governor Pingree an
nounced that be will immediately sign
the bill. " ' ' '
To Car Cosatlpatloa ForTi,
TkeCscreist'aBly Cathartic 10c
or 25c. If C. C. C. (ail to cure, druggists
Try Cuuimr-Hkmald six months for
-; - WAR.
Polo has been burned and abandoned
by the Fillipinos.
Malinta fell into the hands of Arthur's
Malabon was shelled by the United
States gunboats yesterday.
The Twelfth New York volunteers
have arrived home for muster out.
Secretary of War Alger has arrived at
Havana on a tour of inspection.
The Oregon regiment was in a hot bat
tle near and east of Manila Sunday.
The consensus of opinion in England
is that matters are not going well for the
Americans in the Luzon campaign.
War department officers express un
qualified satisfaction with the work of
the volunteers before and around Ma
nila. Aguinaldo has telegraphed the Hong
Kong junta that all the recent engage
ments in the Phillipines resulted in Fili
Rear-Admiral Sampson arrived at San
tiago de Cuba on board the cruiser New
York yesterday and waj given a royal
welcome by the people.
Two agents of the Cuban assembly are
A Journal special says Bocave has
been taken by the Americans.
The naval board of promotions com
pleted its report Tuesday.
The monitor Monadnock shelled Los
Pilos, south of Manila, Tuesday.
Bulacan has been burned by the
Troops for Spokane and Vancouver
will leave Salt Lake Saturday by special
Reports to the effect that Alger will
soon resign are again in circulation afl
A lull in reports from the scene of
battle in the Philippines is reported at
the war department.
Admiral Dewey is said to have cabled
to Washington a requisition for more
men and more ships.
WashingtoD gossips are busy with the
name of General McArthur as a presi
denrial possibility for next year.
Reports via Singapore from the island
of Negros say the natives have attacked
the Americana. No details are obtain
able. CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
Concluded from Page 8
The militia boys of Oregon City were
seen marching through Gladstone the
other Sunday. ' ;.'
Mrs, Bill, who has been Hying in Port
land, hs now moved to Gladstone.
Miss Bertha Pankey is working up
Amy Ohlsen, who has been lame for
several months, will now be confined to
her bed for some time, as her hip has
Jennie Straight is home again, after
working a ouple of months at the Elec
Miss Cora Mclntvre intends to leave
Thursday for The Dallas to spend Easter
with her aunt.
The fishermen are being watched quite
closely now, as there are five deputies on
Miss Allen is visiting Miss Daisy Cross
Mr. and Mrs. Etters and daughter,
Mabel, left for down on the Columbia
last week. We were all sorry to see Ma
bel go, as she was one of our brightest
Mr. Merrill went down to Astoria to
work last Frid ly.
Next Sunday is Easter, and who will
have the honor of eating the greatest
number of eggs? Manila
h.t. Gunther and Emit Hornshuh
spent Sunday at Oregon City.
Burt Cummings had his lip and nosa
badly bruised by a rail flying up and
striking him in the face
Mr. and Mrs. Moehnke were called to
Portland last Friday, on account of the
death of their son-in-law, Mr. Frazer.
me Lutheran church was crowded
last Sunday with people to see the con
formation exercises. The following per.
sons were conurmed and took the oath
never to leave the Lutheran church :
Ettie Muldenhaner, Minnie Bjhlan
tier, liana Witrock, Henry Moehnke
uugo Hansen, Arthur Blithui, Fred
Moehnke and Wi'lie Gilbrecht.
A long wished for but unexpected vis-
nor arrived at win. Guenther's last
Sunday evening-a ten-pound girl j the
rest being all boys, the vounaeat of
whom is 18yearsold, makjs it
, V e find men who say, "go in debt fo
nua, ana we nou some who say, "do
not. But all this arguing and differ
euceoi opinion win not build rood.
To get good roads and get them soon is
tue uung. Money we have not. Now
how are we going to get them? The
taxes are heavy and yet the county's in
uvuivunwa aoes not decrease. One man
jy, "why should we hate to ask men
in Oregon City to give us good roads?"
I think one reason is that farmers can
not agree on what they want. The rea
son they do not agree is because a great
many must go to town and ask some
lawyer, and what he says goes.
Mrs. HornBhuh left for Albany to-day
to visit her mother. She will stay sev
Mrs. G. A. Scheubel and daughter,
Laura, were visiting at Mrs, Massing's
March 28. 99
Grandma Carter came down from
Woodburn last week to spend a few days
with her granddaughter, Mrs, Clyde
Pierce, who is not able to sit up yet.
Melvin Smalley and family have
moved into this burg again and are liv
ing over the old store.
Rev. Bolinger delivered an excellent
discourse at the Mountain View church
last Sunday at 4 p. m. He will endeavor
to be here once a month on Sunday all
summer, also on the third Tuesday even
ing of each month.
.Frank Delzell has gone to the state of
Washington to seek his fortune.
Miss Mary Duffy, who has been in
California the past three years, was call
ing on friends in this burg last Monday.
She thinks of returning to California in
a few weeks.
Frank Sager and wife.of Clarkes.came
to town Monday, and Mrs. Sager was the
guest of Mrs. Gillett, while her husband
made a business trip to Portland, return
ing home on Tuesday.
Mr. Newman had the misfortune to
get his foot badly hurt on the elevator
at the woolen mills last Monday.
Miss Lottie Ely, of California, arrived
ere on Wednesday morning ot mis
George Swafford came home on a visit
from Forest Grove last Friday and re
turned on Monday.
John Everhart, accompanied by Mrs.
Willie Everhart, went to Molalla Satur
day to spend Sunday with his wife, and
returned Sunday evening. Mrs. Willie
Everhart will return home the last of
Miss Tillie Henrici went to Portland
again this week to stay with her sister,
who is sick.
S. J. Oglesby, of Beaver Creek, re
turned to this burg again Saturday, as
his daughter has recovered from her se
vere attack of pneumonia under the
skillful attendance of Dr. Parker.
John Gillett is working on Mr. Sav
age's new house this week.
Easter services will be held at the
church next Sunday by the Sunday'
Once more the grip has visited on r
neighborhood, and it is gripping some
very hard. W. W. Davis' family have
all had a touch of it, also the Misses
Florence and Agnes Davis.
Gid Krigbauin's iiave all been sick
J. P. Irvin, our worthy postmaster,
had a severe cold and sore throat a few
George Marshal and wife have been
quite sick, but are on the mend now.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tracy have been
sick willi colds, but are getting better
Mrs. Keath was visiting her sister,
Mrs. J. J. Davis, a few days last week.
Mrs. J. J. Davis, Mrs. Wilcox and
Mrs. Keath were all visiting Mrs. Joe
Finkley last Sunday.
Mrs. Ida Huxley is very sick. Dr. C.
B. Smith is attending upon her.
There will be an entertainment at the
Garfield school house March 23 at 7 :30
o'clock in the evening.
Everybody wanting pictures taken
will do well to call on Mr. Vaughn at
once, as he intends to leave us soon.
You will Btill find him at Mr. Ed Craw
Mr. Crawford's family have all had
A.ex Irvin is sick taken with a very
sore throat and headache.
Miss Maud Tracy was visiting Miss
Iva Williams at Mr, J. P. Irvin'a last
John Surface has sold his ulace to
Mike Habcrlein. Mike, is yer gwinn ter
take iu a partner? It looks kinder that
Jonn Covey intends moving his par
ents to Sell wood soon.
Rev. Davies preached a very interest
ing sermon at the Gai field school house
Saturday evening, the 27th.
It any young lady in Garfield wants a
person to dry dishes nicely, just call on
either E. 8. or A. I.
Emerson Surface has put a new plank
fence around his barn and has his prune
orchard in fine shape. He has given up
the notion of putting up his dryer this
summer and has engaged Gid Krigbaum
to dry his prunes.
Miss DollieLenon ami Mist May Hux
ley went to Damascus to visit relatives
and friends a few d tys.
Run Wilcox left Sunday to work in
a sawmill near Greslmm.
March 28. Nip.
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We are patting on our Counters
this week some new
Ladies' Shirt Waists
In Percales, Flannels and Sateens.
Prices 35c to $2.50.
Next to Harding's Drag Store
We have received a new line of Glassware
at popular prices, and will be pleased to
have the Ladies call and see our stock.
L. A. PATERSON & CO.,
Sixth and Main Sts., Oregon City
Spring and Summer Goods
Shoes, Boots, Clothing, Gent's Furnishing
Goods, Hats, Fancy Goods, Dry Goods.
YOKOHAMA CLOTHING COMPANY
No. 3 Commercial Blk, next door to P. O., OREGON CITY
A Good Thing.
If you have a good thing the people want it.
Their scales of living is many degrees higher
than their fathers'; they want the necessities of
life to be as good as possible for the money.
MARR & MUIR gives the best groceries at
the lowest price. A penny saved is two earned.
Fresh Meats of All Kinds
Cpposite Huntley's, Oregon City.
Fresh Stock of
DoDot for HAT and FEED
The top of the Shoe
isn't where the most wear comes, but
it's important, nevertheless. Tops
are made in a great variety of styles
now-a-days. All of them are good,
but some more beautiful than others.
We have all the new styles of tops
for you to select from.
f MRS R. BECKER
t 220 First Street - - Port'and, Oieaoa J
X lias just returned from San Francisco with
a complete assortment of
Imported Pattern Hatsfc Millinery Novelties
Hats trimmed to order. Feathers dyed and curled.
; PRICES MODERATE t
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