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OREGON CITY COURIER-ttERALt), FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 1899.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Seven per cent money to loan three
to five years. W. S. U'Ren.
Born, at Marquam to F. J. Riding3
and wife, April 3rd, a daughter.
A fiw cheap watches for sale at
Younger'i. Watches cleaned, $1.
Born, in Oregon City, Thursday,
April 6ih, to Theo Branton and wife, a
A meeting of the Clackamas County
Bicycle Association will be held at Jus
tice Schuebel's office tonight.
Elias Mosher, a pioneer of 1847, died
near Red land a few davs ago aged 70.
He left four sons and one daughter.
James Cook has f 1 d a foreclosure
euit in the circuit court against M. K.
and S. E. Shipley to recover $972 50.
Born, at the torner of Twelth and
Taylor streets, in Oregon City, March
29th, to Otto Stockman and wife, a son.
James S. Imel, of Parkplace, was mar
ried to Cli.iitina Balddrut-ch, of Port
land, Wednesday. Justice Schuebel of
ficiated. The supreme court has affirmed the
judgment of Judge M. C. Georee in sen
tencing M. C. Magone, of this county,
to the penientiary for two years.
Rev. E. S. Bollinger will begin a se
ries of sermons next Sunday at the Con
gregational church from the life of Ja
cob. The topic Sunday will be "Jacob's
A fire started in the picking room of
the woolen mills Monday afternoon, ev
idently from spontaneous combustion.
The fire was extinguished before the ar
rival of the fire department. The dam
age was very slight.
Harry Sloper has filed a suit against
the municipality of Oregon City to re
o er $G4.t0, for damages claimed by
reason of a horse backing off the em
bankment with a buggy near the Con
gregational church several months ago.
The horse was instantly killed.
' Mrs. Mary Barrett, who died on the
Abernethy last week, was aged 66 years
and 10 months. She left five children,
Arthur M., Edward H.. Minerva 0.
and Ida F. Barrett, also Mrs. Belle Ken
nedy. The funeral services were con'
ducted by Rev. A. J. Montgomery and
the interment took place in Mountain
Register C. B. Moores has received
information and plats from the survey'
or-general's office, announcing that the
euivey of township 7 south. range5cas
and township 7 south, range 4 east, has
been approved and is now subject to
himettead entry. This land is situated
in Clackamas county and is watered by
the tributaries of the Molalla river
Receiver Qailoway announces thi t
business is increasing in an encouraging
way at the land office, and there prom
ises to be something of a boom in tim
ber land proofs. During the past three
years there has only been two timber
claim final proofs, while there is now on
the calendar seven final proof timber
claims for June. There are also nearly
forty homestead final proofs for May.
Numerous inquires are now being made
for government land in Tillamook and
Lincoln counties. Parties have already
gone to these places to look for land for
themselves and neighbors.
A sub-committee hi b been nppointed,
confuting of the representatives of the
newspapers of Oregon City
to take charge of supplying the neces
sary material for the souvenir for the
National Editorial Association meeting
at Portland. July 5th, 6th and 7ih, and
to fee to the proper reception of the ed
itors when they visit this city. Otorge
L. Peaselee, of Pease'ee Broiher, was
here during the wtek in the interest of
the souvenir to be issued under the di
rection of the state press association.
It Is expected that this elegant souvenir
will cost about $15,000, and Oregon City
will be represented in proportion to the
number of pages taken.
Miss Jennie Phelps was married to
Irwin Wheeler at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. 11. 8. C. Pbelps, near
C-mby Tuesday, Rev. Myers being the
officiating minister. A cplend'd wed-
dins luncheon was served. The bride it
a moat estimable youDg lady, and the
groom is former well known sawmill
operator in this county. Mr. and Mrs.
Wheeler Kft on the afternoon train for
Lexington, Morrow county, where they
will make their future home. The fol
lowing guests attended the wedding:
Rev. and Mrs. Myers, H. C. Phelps,
H. A. Vorplial and wife, Thomas Blan
chard and wife, George Blanchard and
wife, J. J. Cooke and wife, T. Blan
chard, sr., and wife, George Randall
and wife, Messrs. Briggs, Bluut and
Si as and their wives, William Rauch
and wife; Mrs. George Rauch, Mrs. Ar
thur Brown, Misees Aletha and Daisy
I'helps, Clara Blanchard, Gussie and
Tttift Randall. Erne Rauch. Sarah
Roals. Marv Vomhal. Lena and Lizzie I
Trufla. Harriet Case; Messrs. Alvin and
Hateey Phelps, J. Webb, Gilbert, Wil
liam and George Randall, Arthur Blan
chard, Let-lie Holmes, William and Otto
Vorphal; Masters Alan Cooke and Paul
See the elegant display in Price Broth
ers' show window.
Go to the Cozy Candy Kitchen for
Secretaries of traternal organizations,
etc., are requested to send in changes of
meeting places, etc., for the directory
Attention is called to the professional
card of John H. Wourms, attorney at
law, who has opened an office with Har
vey E. Cross.
The German Methodists of Milwau
kie observed Eater Sunday with a splen
did program of music and recitations.
The church was tastily decorated.
In the circuit court Kirk H. Hoover
filed a suit for a divorce from Nellie S.
Hoover and Edward M. Rosenthal
wants a divorce from his wife, Florence,
Miss Elizabeth R. Haines, of Oawego,
was married last Sunday to .Grant
White, of Portland. The ceremony took
place at ihi home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Haines
Social notes for the Sunday Orego
nian must be handed to the reporter by
12 o'clock on Fridays. Names of guests
at social gatherings are not wanted, al
though desired by local papers.
Judge McBride will convene the April
term of circuit here one week from next
Monday. Two hundred and twenty-
seven cases are already filed, 72 law and
and 155 equity. Fifty-four of the latter
are divorce suits.
Mrs. Grant 0. Bacon was the recipl
ent of a delightful surprise party at her
home Tuesday evening. About 20 mem'
bers of the Artisan Assembly were the
self-invited guests, and the occasion
proved a delightfully social one.
The vestry of St. Paul's Episcopal
church held its annual meeting Monday
and elected the following : H. L. Kelly
and John R. Humphreys, wardens; G.
A. Harding, treasurer ; H. M Temple-
ton, secretary ; W. B. Stafford, William
Wright and Alex Lewthwaite.
The Clackamas County Humane So
ciety have decided to offer the following
prizes in the essay contest recently an'
nounced : For best essay by - pupils
from 15 years old and upward, $7 ; from
10 to 15 years old, $4. The prize for
best essay by pupils from 6 to 10 years
of age, will be donated by a number of
The Dago woman a id two boys, who
were camped above the bead of Seventh
street, have moved across the river.
Since the death of the hungry looking
William Bard was down from
water Tuesday. '
Ed Reckner is now salesman in Hol-
man's cigar store.
Mrs. H. L. Kelly is visiting Mrs.
Hatch, in Portland.
William Van Wey has been visiting
friends at Marquam.
Mrs. Minnie Cline, of Salem, is visit
ing her aunt, Mrs. M. J. Shaw.
J. F. Deyoe, postmaster at Canby,
was a visitor here Wednesday.
H. Breithaupt, a prominent citizen of
Damascus, was in town Tuesday.
D. W. Kirinaird and party have gone
to Washington to inspect new surveys.
Benjamin Athey, the well known pio
neer of Stafford, was in town Tuesday.
Andrew Kocher, the Barlow imple
ment dealer, was a visitor in town Tues
James Dickey, one of Molalla's favor
ite sons, was a visitor in ttie city Wed
Miss Lelia Jones was up from Port
land during the week visiting her
Mrs. T. A. McBride and daughter,
Miss McBride. returned luesday from a
visit to Astoria.
Councilman E. E. Charman has been
confined to his room with illness during
the past week.
Justice Schuebel reports having
caught 42 trout in Buchner creek during
the first of the week.
Samuel K. Lovell and wife, who have
been in Skagway for the past two years,
are visiting friends here.
James A. Neukircher, road supervisor,
with headquarters at Mulino, was a vis
itor in town Wednesday. ; '
Dr. J. J. Leavitt, of Molalla, membtr
of the county board of pension exami
ners, was here Wednesday.
Miss Hattie Smith and Mrs. Bergman,
of Portland, were visiting Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Price, during the week.
Miss Bertha Myers and Oscar Blair, of
La Comb, were married at the residence
Rev. A. C. Willey, Wednesday.
Oonstable Meldrum McOown and
Henry Salisbury went to Milk creek
Sunday on a fishing excursion,
W. F. Brock, of the business depart
ment of the Oregouian, was here for a
couple of days during the week.
D. R. Diiuick, liverystable proprietor,
and H. A. Vorphal, blacksmith, were
down from Canby Wednesday.
Mrs. T. W. Butler and children have
moved up from Clackamas, and are how
occupying a dwelling on the hill.
Steven Hutiheaon and Peter David
son, both well known residents of High-
beais. that accompanied the outfit, the
woman has be en cutting wood and av-1 liinJ wer visitors here Tu s lay.
Good draft team for sale or trade. In
quire at Courier-Herald office.
Tomato and cabbage plants at very low
prices. A few Burpee's novelties (1899)
given free on all orders of $1.00. 0. F.
I can loan from $500 to $1500 at 1 in
terest on No. 1 mortgage security, one
to three years time. H.E.Cross.
Mason & Hamlin and Kimball parlor
organs for sale at Oregon City Auction
House, opposite postoffice.
Ready made dress skirts from $1.50
to $3.00 at the Racket Store.
Highest cash price paid for second
hand household goods at Bellomy &
Money to loan at 8 percent interest on
mortgages. Apply to O. D. & D. O.
And the prices are quoted so ridicu
lously low that it will pay you to call.
The Club tonsorial parlors, P. G.
Shark, proprietor, shaves for 10 cents.
A full line of cigars and tobacco is kept.
Dan Willians has added to his stock of
groceries and provisions a full line of
feed and hay. Goods delivered to all
parts of the city free. Corner Seventh
and Center streets
Ribbons, embroideries, laces and all
kinds of notions at the Racket Store.
Money to loan at 8 per cent interest on
mortgages. Apply to C. D. & D. 0
I have abundance of money to loan at
8 and choice loans will be made at "!
When in Portland be sure and call at
the Royal restaurant where you can get
the best 15c meal in the city. 253 First
street, corner of Madison. Wm
Wanted 1(0 watches to repair at $1
each, at C. A. Nash's, Postoffice build
Shoe repairing of all kinds at F, H
Cross' harness shop, opposite A O U
W building on the hill,
During my absence I have placed in
charge of my dent il office Dr. W. T.
Lyon whom I can recommend to my
friends and the public in general as a
skillful and reliable dentist.
L. L. Pickens.
- For good work horses and fresh milch
cows call on W. W. Ibvin, Barlow, Ore.
45 cents round trip from Oregon Oity
to Portland and return via Southern
Pacific trains. One way rate 25 cents,
Tickets now on sale at railroad depot.
Trains leave Oregon City at 8:40 a. m.
and 3:35 p. ra., and arrives from Port
land .at 9 :23 a.m. and 6:52 p. m. Save
time by using the quicker route
Business Men's Carnival.
The business men's carnival at the
armory Wednesday night for the bene
fit of the Y. M. C. A. building fund, was
the event of the week. The hall was
crowded to such an extent that at timet'
desirable standing room was in demand.
Sixty-five dollars was the receipts of the
evening. Professor Gary was master o:
ceremonies, and Mrs. F. F. White and
Miss Veda Williams were the pianists.
Among the entertaining numbers pre
sented were selections by the orchestra,
impersonation by Francis Galloway,
autoharp solo by Lena Nemyre, solo by
Frank Confer, recitation by Lou Albee,
baritone solo by Laurence Hornschuch,
and a recitation by Sophia Gantenbeim.
The grand march and drill of the
young ladies representing business firms
was under the direction of Mrs. G. W.
Stafford. The following young ladies
in costume appeared to good advantage :
Maude May, A. Robertson.
Lydia Yoder, O. F. Hennings.
Echo Samson, Wilson A Cooke.
Kate Ward, Rogers & Parker.
Gussie Maddock, Evening Telegram.
Maude Noble, I. Selling.
Gertie Shaner, Y. M. C. A. .
Winnie Winesett, II. W. Jackson and
Lulu Adams, Yakeda.
Myrtle Ourrin, Marr & Muir.
Ella Smith, Heinz & Co.
Veda Williams, Coupiek-Herald.
Maud Blanchard, H. Straight.
Metta May, Ely Bros.
Maud Maddock, Electric Hotel.
Anna Gantenbeim, Betlike.
Hattie Pratt, Huntley's drugstore.
Maggie Goodfellow, Huntley's book
Carrie Gregerson, Mrs. M. E. HamiU
Aimee Bollack, Miss Goldsmith.
Mae Young, Young's Stables.
Edith Cheney, Oheney's photo gal.
Daisy Baxter, R. Freytag.
Addie Hughes, William Green. -
Mrs. William Green, Price Bros.
Allan Cooke and Joe Meldrum ought
to have all the cake thev can eat for th
next six months for their splendid cake-walk.
Oregon City Courier-Herald
AND EITHER THE
Northwest Pacific Farmer
Rural Northwest or
And all supplies for Bee Keepers.
And everything for the Garden.
Portland Seed Co,
Send lor Catalogues. 169 and 171 Second St., Portland, Or.
eraged one and a half cords per day.
Tue outfit was arrested in Portland, lut
the woman now has an industrial streak.
Strayed or Stolen. One bay mue,
branded on left shoulder, small crooked
white stripe in face, two white hind feet
and one whits fore foot with black dots;
one bay horse, black mane and tail, star
in forehead, and branded F on left sti
fle, white on lip and note, hind feet
white. Leave information or horses at
Noblit's barn, Oregon City, where reward
will be paid.
The following new orders were made
in the probate court: William H. Hus
bands, administrator of the estate of
the estate of Henry Klise, deceased, was
authorized to set aside the personal
property of the estate for the widow,
Ellen Klise. W. T. Bunnell, adminis
trator of the estate of Charles Bunnell,
deceased, .reported that he had sold
property belonging to the estate in
Washington county for $20 30 per acre,
which was approved.
Lait Mo.iday, the ladies of St.. Paul's
guild held their 25th annual meeting,
and elected the following new otficers:
President, Mrs. IT, L. Kelly J vice-presi
dent, Miss M. Holmes; secretary, Mrs.
Fannie Cochrane; treasurer, Mrs. T. W.
Fouts. Only three of the original char
ter members are now living, Mrs. E. D.
Kelly, Mrs. Cochrane and Mrs. H. L.
Kelly. During the guild's quarter of a
century of existence, it materially as
sisted in remodelling the old church,
nursed the sick, and in tome instances
has buried needy parishioners. At one
time the guild raised $227 in one day for
In tl e matter of the estate of Charles
Duncan, deceased, David Will, adminis
trator, it was ordered that the adminis
trator pay the balance due on the claims
of Dr. Sellwood, Good Samaritan Hospi
tal and Dr. Joseph!.
In the matter of the estate of John
Fullman, deceased, James Fullman, ex
ecutor, filed his final report, which was
approved, and the executor discharged.
In the matter of the estate of Charles
Murray. Sr., deceased, Charles E. Mur
ray, executor, having executed bis oath I
of office, 11. C. Stevens, H. S. Moody
and G. A. Harding were appointed ap
praisers of the estate.
For Sale Cheap for cash ; gool farm
'4S,!i acre, 20 in cultivation, balance
mostly slashed, good pasture, good
buildings, l)x miles from both Liberal
and Molalla. Inquire of John Lotz,
Liberal, Oregon, or at Courjeb-Uebald
James Milne, a prominent ' citizen of
Colfax, who lived hsre iri pioneer
days, was a visitor in town yesterday.
Marion Sannon, A. M. Scott and Ed
Graves, all well known citizens of Mar
quam, were visitors in town Wednesday.
L. W. Gueiin and family, who have
lived here for several months, moved
back to Woodburn during the past week.
B. F. Smith, T. Ackerson and Adotph
Brockard were among the the delega
tion from Needy, attending the couuty
Sheldon S. Thayer, who resides on
the Abernethy, graduated from the med
ical department of state inivereity at
Portland Monday night. He acquitted
himself very creditably.
Hans Paulsen, a prominent resident
of George precinct, was here attending
commissioner's court Wednesday. He
reports early grain looking well, not
withstanding the winter freeze.
C H. Foster wa in from New Era
Wednesday, and reports that the newly.
repaired thoroughf.ire.known as theFos
ter road, is now in excellent condition.
The people of that section contributed
135 days volunteer work to the road.
Charles E . Muir, who returned from
Dawson City a few days ago has in
creased in weight considerably during
his absence. . 0. P. Scroggina, who ac
companied bim there, is still engaged in
Mrs. II. L. Rodgers, Mrs. Lou Rogers
and Miss Francis Cummings, of Canby,
were visiting Mrs. A. W. Cheney Wed
nesday. Lae Rogers, who was a private
in the Vancouver regulars at Manila,
has completed his term of enlistment
and is now on his return trip home.
R. L. Ringo and O. C. Blaney were
in from Highland Wednesday, and re
port that the road leading to that sec
tion is iu such bad condition, that it is
difficult to haul their-products to mar
ket. Mr. Ringo says that the people of
that section will plank the road, if the
board of county commissioners will fur
nish the material.
Bicycle Repair $hop
Bicycles, Sewing Machines, Guns, Etc.,
Repaired and Cleaned in a first-class
manner at very reasonable prices
A full stock of extras and repairs for
Bicycles kept Sole agent for Clackamas
county for Chase Tough-Tread Tires... .. .
Bicycles for Rent....
Weekly Oreginian and Courier'
Herald for $2 per year.
For sale, a Percheron stallion, weight
1650 pounds. Is in good condition ;
color strawbsrry roan. The property of
Franklin Ford. Price $125. The horse
can be seen at A. K. Ford's, West Ore
Notice : Have you a farm for sale or
for rent or do you know of any person
holding farming lands that they wish to
dispose of? If so, please write to any
agent of the O. R. & N. Co. and he will
send you a circular which will interest
United Modern Vigilantes have one
payment per month, no more no less.
No per capita tax. When you seethe
rate opposite your age on folder you
know that's what you pay and you are
not guessing what your next payment
will be. Join the Oeegon Oity Branch.
It's time to quit walking when you
can buy a first-claes, fully guaranteed
99 bicycle with all ti e latest improve
ments for $30. Look at them at Hunt
ley's Book Store.
For first-class handmade or machine
made harness go to F, H, Cross on
Seventh street, opposite A O U W hall,
Prices reasonable and work guaranteed,
Mote machinery and a new motor have
recently been added to my stock of tools.,
and I am now prepared to execute work
promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed and
Prices within the Reach of All.
H. W. JACKSON
That Throbbing llenlt.hi
Would quickly leave you if you used Dr,
King's New Life Fills. Thousands of
sufferers have proved their matchless
merit for sick and nervous headaches.
They make pure blood and strong nerves
and bnild np your health. Easy to take
Try them. Only 23 cents. Money back
if not cured. Sold by Geo. A. Harding,
W. Orepnian and Conrier-Herali $2
Opposite Huntley's Drag Store
jiHr-G. H. BESTOW
D00R8, WINDOWS, MOULDING and BUILDING
LOWEST CASH PBICES EVES OFFERED FOR FIRST-GLASS GOODS.
bop Opposite Confrocatlonal Chnroh, Main Street, Oregon City, Or.
R. L HOLM AN.
Undertaker and Embalmei
Carries a complete line of caskets, coffins,
robes, etc Superior goods, Superior
services at moat moderate prices. Kelt
door to Commercial bank.
Obkqon City - - - Obioo
A spirit of improvement struck the
city council at its meeting held Wed
nesday night, and finally an adjourn
ment was had nntil next Tuesday even
ing when important matters will be
Sidewalks were ordered for portion I
of Taylor and Monroe streets.
An ordinance was read the first time
for the improvement of 4th, 5th, 6th,
7th, 8th and 9th streets below the bluff,
and an order was made to build a side
walk on Sixth street along the Salvation
The committee on streets and public
property were authorized to purchase
60,000 feet of lumber and a quantity of
crushed rock for sidewalk and street
Remonstrances against the proposed
sewer system on the hill were ordered
Tne matter of a reduction in the price
of lighting the city was refeired to the
mayor, with authority to male further
The street committee was authorized
io proceed with plans for the repair of
ihe Fails View stairway.
L. Dickleman was given the contract
to clean Main street for $35 per month.
Also Fan line of Mill Feed, Lime, Cement M Land Plaster.
And likes to have it in her home.
" Patent Flour " is popular with
housewives who strive to please
their husbands by Riving them
the BEST bread and pastry, and
that is only made by " Patent
Flour," manufactured by the Ore
gon City Mills.
BY ALL GROCERS