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rcjusT 25 1899.
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GREAT SPECIAL SALE
Of 4.0-and 4.2-inch figured and
50C 6Sc and 75c values; closing
GUT-EDGED VALUES Ladies, Take Advantage o! it
745 yards of 21-inch plain
quality; SJc, and ?u yard values; closing1 price; 69c yard.
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x , vi, jv,-imu vuciiiai iicavy Arapcry puts, jc
X value ; closing out at 39c yard1. " , j .
Several cases of Dressmakers Findings, consisting of fine
Silisias, Percalines, Near Silks and Perka Iks. Hair Cloths
x and JheavyJCatvasesj..IB.rush,an'd
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THIRD and MORRISON -
Notes Pertaining to School Mat
ters. The Oregon City Bchool board have,
elected H. D. Wilcox, who was princi
pal of the Lewiston, Idaho, school, to
have charge of the Barclay school for
the coining year. W. S. Worden, of
Klamath county, who was elected prin
cipal of this school, declined on
account of sickness in his family. Oity
Superintendent L. W. McAdam has
made the following assignment of teach
ers to grades: Barclay school First
grade, Harriet Bray ; second and third,
Harriet Cochrane; third and fourth,
Sade Chase; fifth, Laura Beatie; sixth,
Addie Clark; seventh, Gertrude Finley ;
ninth and tenth, II. D. Wilcox; elev
enth, L. W. McAdam. Eastham school
First grade, Mollie Hankins; second,
Marjorie Caufield ; third, Erma Law
rence; fourth, Gertrude Nefzger; fifth
and sixth, Mrs. D. H. Glass; eighth,
Mrs. L. W. McAdam. The fall term of
the Oregon City schools will begin Mon
day, September 10th.
C. D. Thompson, a former well known
resident of Marquam, in this county,
has been engaged to teach the Hood
Ara W. McLaughlin, of Milwaukie,
has been engaged to teach the Concord
Bchool, He was one of the brave volun
teers in Company I.
Matters Concerning Local Evey
day Affairs Noticed by the
People, who are laying in their annutf
supply of flour now, may be unduly
frightened as to a possible scarcity on
account of the extreme rainy season,
but they are assured of having a good
supply of merchantable flour to last
them through the year. They will not
have to borrow any anxiety on that
score, nor order a sack from the grocer
very week or two, when the housewife
suddenly discovers that she is out of that
very necessary article.
Some farmers estimate the damage to
wheat by the late rains at 50 per cent.
Others think la is damaged less ; others
more. ' C. W. Ganong, of the Portland
flouring mills here, put the damage at
60 per cent, in the Willamette valley.
However, it is claimed that much of
this wheat will be good for flour, while
the remainder will be suitable for feed.
The mills here have 100,000 bushels of
wheat on hand, besides the flour in
If you want the best price for your
farm produce, send to Harris' grocery.
The White is King
We sell the White
Prices from $25 up
Machin s sold on Easy Payments.
cherWpd all.wnnl Tipqq nrwls
price 38c yard.
and striped Silk Taffeta, extra
rampadour Braids, all colors.
V - PORTLAND, OREGON
The Trenton, Mo., Republican, in a
Ions descriptive article of the National
Editorial Association trip over this
state, has the following in reterence to
Oregon City : Oregon City, 16 miles up
the Willamette, the first capital of Ore
gon, contains one of the oldest land of
fices in the United States. Willamette
falls, one of the world's great water
powers, is here. Oregon City flouring
mills can grind more than a million
bushels of wheat a year, and their flour
is in the markets of Eastern Asia
About 50,000,000 tons of wrapping paper
manufactured from Cottonwood, white
is shipped from that place yearly. It is
fir and spruce and requires millions of
feet of lumber. The electric plant that
lights the city of Portland is located
here, and this city is one of Oregon's
J. W. Berriam, who has charge of the
new hatchery now being constructed on
Rogue river, arrived Saturday morning
on business connected with the same.
The racks are already in and the struct
ure will be ready for operation by Sep
tember 10th, and he expects to secure
(5,000,000 eggs. This will fill the ca
pacity of the hatchery. Mr. Berriam
'says the Chinooks are now running, and
some of them are beginning to spawn.
He Bays they are the finest specimens of
salmon that he has ever seen. Mr. Ber
riam has been connected with the
Clackamas hatchery for several years,
and now has charge of the Rogue river
hatchery for the state.
J. A. Moore, a well known hop grower
of Wilsonville, was. in town Friday
He statej that his 14-acre hop yard
gives promise of an extraordinary yield,
and the hops are unusually large. His
yard will be ready to pick two weeks
earlier than other hops in that neigh
borhood, which Mr. Moore credits to
the early, thorough cultivation. Mr,
Moore states (hat he has tried the plan
of steaming the hops when they are first
put in the drier, and it works admire
bly. The steaming process starts the
sweating, the hops readily taking the
sulphur, onlv about half the usual
amount being required. The hops, af
ter being treated to this process, dry
more evenly and do not become brittle
Horses For Sale.
I have for sale twelve mules and fifty
horses. These are eastern Oregon
horses and weigh from 1100 to 1500
pounds. All young and some of them
broken to work. These horses may be
seen at Robert Brown's, one mile east
of New Era. For sale cheap and on
time, if desired.
William W. Brown
N. T, forli and Courier-Herald $1.15
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
William D. Pickens, of Bullrun, has
been granted a patent on a trowel han
dle. v.; ., -
Born, in Oregon City, Monday, Au
gust 21st, to Rev. E. S. Bollinger, a
daughter." f.;;'.r; f " 'fZr-k ' -v
A. W. Phillips ' who sold his" dray
and express business to Charles Smith
some months ago, has repurchased the
same. . ' . V, " ''V --i "'
John A. Confer, of Oregon City, has
has been granted a pension of $6 per
month. ' The department has increased
the pension of S. W. Morgan, of Park-
place, from $6 to $8.
D. A. Dillman is doing a good busi
ness with hia combination wrench and
riveter. Farmers and others save many
dollars during the year by the use of this
novel piece of mechanism.
O. W. Eastham, recently of Califor
nia, and a brother ot tne late aawara
Eastham, has formed a co-partnership
with Deputy District Attorney G. B.
Dimick for the practice of law.
For sale One hop stove 4 feet long,
37 joints of 11-inch pipe and seven el
bows. The apparatus has dried 20 bales
of hops only. Call or address O. T,
Pembroke, t'anby, near Adkins mill.
The county authorities have received
notification from Dr. D. A. Paine, su
perintendent of the state insane asylum,
that Mrs. Dell Etta Ribbeka, who was
committed from this county, Feb. 25th,
has been discharged as improved.
Joseph Hoeye, of Portland, who was
a volunteer in the Philippes, presented
his brother, Dr. George Hoeye, with an
elegant inlaid cane made of pieces of
rare woods and ivory. It is a valuable
relict, and was found in an old church?
For Sale 27 acres adjoining West Or
egon City, Eighteen acres in cultiva
tion; balance light brush. All under
fence. Good spring of water. Excel
lent location. Sixty-five dollars per
acre. Call on or address G. B. Dimick,
Charles F. Buckles, president of the
New Era Spiritual Association, an
nounces that H. B. Campbell, of Port
land, will lecture at the New Era camp
ground next Sunday at 10 a. m. Ilia
topic will be Modern Spiritualism. The
public is invited. ,
Caufield Brothers are having the
lower story of the farmers' store build
ing on the corner of Eighth and Main
streets remodeled. The building will be
laised, new foundation and new front
will be put, and the appearance of the
structure will be materially improved.
II. Hanifin, Southern Pacific Bection
fjreman, has received notification that
switch lights must be kept burning of
nights at all switches in his district
from and after tomorrow. This means
considerable extra worK, as the pulp
switch above town has to be looked af
Newt Oriteser was in town Tuesday
for the first time in two weeks, and is
recovering from the effect of his recent
accident. On Octoher 8th, while work
ing in George Lazelle's wood chute, the
section that crosses the county road fell
with him, a distance of about 15 feet,
fracturing two ribs, hurting one foot and
inflicting other bruises.
At the adjourned meeting of the city
council Thureday night, the ordinance
granting G. O. Fields, a franchise to
build a motor line from the terminus of
the East Side Railway Company's line
to the city limits, was granted by a vote
of six to two. Had the three amend
ments to the franchise introduced by
Councilman Koerner, the result would
have been the killing of the franchise,
or rendering it valueless.
J. 8. Casto, of Alpine farm, lecturer
of the slate grange, was here Monday on
his way to Multnomah county to adjust
the loss from a fire, covered by the
grange insurance plan. Mr. Casto at
tended a meeting of Milwaukie grange
last Saturday. Several of the returned
volunteers were present, and a very
profitable meeting was held. Next Sat
urday Warner grange at New Era will
give a reception to two of its members,
who are returned volunteers. A good
attendance and a delightful time is an
ticipated. There is on exhibition at Charman's
drug store a natural pitcher formed out
of the root of a fir tree. This cnriosiiy
was secured from Mrs. Khenburn's
place a few miles from town. It is an
exact representation of a pitcher, where
it was cut off from the large root. The
center of the root had decayed, and
when it was hollowed out the
pitcher arrangement was complete.
Two small roots had grown out from
that part of the main root forming the
neck and top, ana had come together
making a complete handle.
New Era Flour Mills.
Jos. Sevcik, Jr., has fully recovered
his health and together with Jos. Streje
has leased the New Era Flouring Mills.
The mill will be greatly improved and
arrangements nude for receiving grain
and exchanging for mill stuffs at short
notice. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Sevcik, Stkbjc A Co.
Senator L. L. Porter spent Sunday up
the valley. ' v ; v ;'; C r
Mrs. G. H. Wishart is at Seaside with
Mr. Wishart. - .
W. B. Wiggins was a visitor at Salem
over Sunday.' ' -
: Miss Emma Fisher has been visiting
relatives in Hubbard.
Walter Noblitt, of Needy, was a visi
tor in town Saturday.
Mrs. 8. A.' Chase returned Saturday
from an outing at Seaside.
Julius Rones, the Oanby barber, was
doing business here Monday.
A.Kanne, a well known Clackamas
farmer, was in town Monday.
Misses Edith Wishart and Vera Can
field are home from Seaside.
Miss Vera Hill is visiting Mrs. S. A.
Paquet and family in Portland.
J. H. Darling has returned from an
extended visit to Southern Oregon.
Dr. W. G. Parker returned Saturday
from a week's sojourn at Newport.
Mrs. C. H. Caufield and children went
to Albany Friday, to visit relatives.
City Superintendent L. W. McAdam
went to Newport Friday, to join his fam
ily. E. P. Carter a prominent farmer of
the Wilhoit country, was in town Mon
day. L. A. Wise, one of the prominent citi
izena of SunnyBide, was in town Satur
E. E. Charman, who accompanied his
family to Seaside, Is expected home to
F. Yohan, of Macksburg, accompan
ied by his mother, were visitors in town
Friday. . - -
Adolph Zimmerman and family left
nday for a two months visit in Ne
David Caufield and family have re
turned from their outing at Wilhoit
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Stewart, of Port
land, is visiting N. Boylan and family
B. F. Forrester, one of the prominent
citizens of Eagle Creek, was a visitor in
Mr. and Mrs. Eury Howell and child,
left Saturday for Scio, to viBit her par
ents for a few days.
Orin Cutting and family, of Molalla,
were visiting Nathan M. Moody and fam
ily for several days.
I.N. Baker left Friday for Cottage
Grove, to look after his property inter
ests there for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Schultz, of Seattle,
were visiting Register and Mrs. O. B.
Moores, during the past week.
Miss Mary Frey, who has living with
relatives at Gladstone for the past year
or two, left Tuesday for her old home in
Fred Morey was a passenger on Sun
day niaht's overland train for Califor
nia, where he goes to enter Berkely uni
versity. J. A. Thayer returned Saturday from
an extended visit to Southern Califor
nia. He states that rain is needed in
Guy C. Miller, of Salem, was visiting
Register 0. B. Moores, during the past
week. He was on his way to Stanford
M. Baer and two daughters, Misses
Daisy and Mary, of Sonoma, Calif
were visiting Mrs. I. Selling and family,
during the week.
W. F. Dixon, of Woodburn, is attend
ing the institute. He was a former
Clackamas county teacher, but is now
employed in Marion county.
G. H. Young and P. G. Shark, ac
companied by their families, left Fri
day for Eagle creek, where they will
camp for a couple of weeks.
Miss Minnie Hardenbrook, who has
been living with her sister, Mrs. E. E
Boyd, for several months past, returned
to her home at Yoncolla Sunday.
Shirley Buck and bride arrived Mon
day on the overland from California.
Hubbard correspondence of Woodburn
Independent. Mr. Buck is principal of
the Canby school, and is well known
Jacob Crader and Barney Fried rich
and wife, of New Era, were pleasant
callers at this office Friday. Mr. Fried'
rich said that the rains had damaged
his hay that was out in the field.
T. M. Cross, one of the prominent
farmers of the Molalla country, who was
here Friday, said that the oats, which
were a short crop anyway, was practi
cally ruined. The rains had caused the
heads to turn black.
E. M. Rands, a prominent attorney of
Vancouver, Wash., was visiting rola
tivea here Monday. Mr. Rands was at
one time pnblisher of the Enterprise, a
prominent real estate agent, a leading
politician, Oregonian correspondent
aid was also postmaster here.
Max Schulpius returned Tuesday from
a visit to Idaho.
Wilfred White visited relatives eat
Vancouver over Sunday. ; , --
Road Supervisor J. R. Shaver, of Mo
lalla, was a visitor in town Monday.
Mike Mulvey, jr., and Charles Dan
iels, of Carus, were in town Tuesday.
Mrs. W. C. Green and children left
Tuesday to visit relatives at Salem for a
few days.' .' ' .. . ," .'.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Wright, of Dufur, are
visiting the Matter's stepmother, Mrs.
M. A. Thomas. . ;t y-.i . .b
Jacob Pankranti has returned from
several months sojourn in the Atlin
mining country. s :
!1 W. S. Runyon, of Clackamas, is mak
ing preparations to embark for the
Klondike country. " ' :' i
F. T. Rogers is in Astoria this week
attending the meeting of the state bar
ber's commission this week. .
Mr. and Mrs. W. M.' Moore were up
from Clackamas Tuesday, and expect to
return to Roseburg next week. ; -
Samuel Cox returned from Butte,
Mont , Monday, and went up to Canby
to visit his parents for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Howard have
returned from a visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore, at St. Helens.
Clyde Evans was up from Portland
Monday, and closed a contract with the
paper mills for a lot of wood that be has
up the river, " ';
W. B. Ross, of Pueblo, Colo., who
has been visiting his uncle, Henry Gil
bert, for several weeks past, left on his
return trip home Monday night.
N. Boylan, who was in from Clarkes
Saturday, reported that the rains had
helped the potatoes and other crops
more than the wheat was injured.
Joshua Gorbett, of Colton, and Wil
liam Buckner, of Highland, two well
known Clackamas county merchants,
were doing business here Tuesday,
Misses Imo Harding and Ethel Al
bright and Lee nd Carlton, Harding
went to Barlow Monday, to spend a
week at the home of William Barlow.
Jacob Miley, of Wilsonville, was in
the city Tuesday, and reported that lice
had made their appearance on the hops
on account of the continued cold
O. O. Pollard, who was formerly pub
lisher of the Wave at Woods, Tillamook
countv. is now a sucenssful hop farmer
near Willamette Falls. He and Mr.
Shafer have a promising yard.
Miss Alice Okey. of Arlington, 111., is
visitina her couBin, Mrs. W. A. White.
She is on her way home from Los An-
eeles. Calif., where she attended the
meeting of the national teachers' assocl
H. T. Hallihan has returned from a
visit to Rosaland and Trail, B.C., and
reports exceeding cold weather with
snow on the ground. He states that
Spokane is lively, with a dozen six and
eight story bricks going up.
Trafton and Emery Dye retui ned
Monday from a week's stay at Govern
ment camp, near Mount Hood. It is re
ported that the boys were lost in the
woods one night, and it was after 12 m,
before the rescuers discovered there
Mrs. A. R. Sprague on Saturday, re
setved an unique collection of photo
graphs from her son, Roy, who is on the
battleship Oregon. One is a copy of
the original photograph of the Spanish
officers of the Cristobal Colon, taken
from that vessel before she sank.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lynch, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Lynch, Mrs. John Schram
and son, Charles, returned last Thurs
day from a two week's visit to Newport,
They report heavy mists and continual
rains after the first two or three days of
their arrival there.
T. L. Turner, one of the big farmers
of Stafford, was in town Monday. Ha
had 100 acres of wheat in the shock that
had been out during the rain, but did
not expect that it would be damaged to
anv ereat extent, provided that the
rains did not continue longer.
Rev. J. M. Shulse, who has been as
signed to the Marquam charge for the
past year, has been transferred to the
Montana conference by Bishop Joyce,
and will be stationed at Bozeman. The
change is made on account of the fact
that Mr. Shulse is afflicted with lung
trouble. His family accompanied him
to his new home. Rev. Shulse la favor
ably and widely known in this and Ma
Full-blood Jersey bull calf for sale.
Finest creamery butter 40c per roll
For Sale or Trade One new McSherry
grain drill, 10-hoej also one tnorougn
v .H.ltenoud. Canbv. Ore., near Ad
Threshing machine bill and receipt
books at Coubieb-Hebald office;
and 75 cents.
Try a dozen of Wilhelm's celebrated
bottled beer for family use, 11 3o per
dozen. J. W. Kelly, manager Wilhelm's
beer depot. Main street, Oregon City.
Settling Down to Citizenship Du"
Most of the Albany boys have re
turned from Oregon City, and repa.l
splendid treatment and a fine recep
tion. Albany Democrat. " '
' Sergeant F. F..' Weed gave an intei-
esting drill with a number of the re
turned volunteers Saturday evening af
ter the picnic.7'' Mr. Weed was the only
volunteer who could be persuaded to re
spond to the address of welcome, and he
was very reluctant.! He did so in -a
pleasant and able manner,: thanking the
good ladies .who. forwarded the Christ
mas gifts and who prepared the excel
lent dinner. Weed is a bright boy and
a good soldier. McMinnville Reporter.
Lieutenant J. U. Campbell left Mon
day for a visit to bis old home in Can
Louis Turney, who was a private in
Company M, leit Saturday night for
San FranciBco, to accept a position in an
iron foundry. , '
W. Levaugh, who is sergeant in the
Fourteenth Infantry, is recruiting offi
cer for 35th, was visiting at his home on
upper Seventh street. He stated that
but few volunteers were re-enlisting.
Lester Smith has gone to Tillamook
to visit relatives.
L. W. Porter, of Albany, is employed
in the paper mills.
Alonzo Amen has artived irom San
Francisco, having recently been dis
charged from the hospital.
Fielding L. Poindexter has gone to
Virginia to visit relatives at his old
J. W. Moffatt is expected home from
A. E. Howell will probably work in
the paper mills.
Robert Heiser is on the old home
stead at Damascus .
Mrs. Charles Albright and the Misses
Albright gaye a military party last Fri
day evening to the ex-voluntetra of
Company I at their home on Main
street. It was a charming affair.
The pianists were Misses Beatrice Bar-
low, Mattie Draper and Veda Williams.
A sufficient number of young women
women were invited, to make the affair
interesting. A supper with Rea Nor-
ris, as toastmaster and dancing were
feat uses of the evening.
COMPANY r RECEPTION.
flfonday evening Separate Company
F gave a reception to the returned vol
unteers composing Company I. Re-
freshments were served, and addressea
were made by Dr. W. E. Carll, Cap
tain L. L. Pickens and others. The flag
presented to Company I by Meade Re
lief Corps and citizens, when they were
mustered into the service of the United
States, was turned over to the custody
of Separate Company F, they to be hon
ored with its safe keeping for a time at
A Volunteer Beeeptlon.
Oo Saturday evening a reception was
tendered John A. Howland, of Com
pany I, Second Oregon Volunteers, at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. It. H. Tabor,
of Mount Pleasant, by the good people
of that neighborhood. The guests as
sembled at an early hour, and jovial
conversation was engaaed in, which was
Interspersed with war staries, piano
and vocal music and recitations. At 10
a delicious lunch was served, consisting
of ice cream, cake and lemonade. Dr.
George Hoeye was toastmaster. At a
late hour the guests departed with con-
gratulations on the safe return of Mr.
Howland, and the appreciative part in
listening to his fine description of old
Manila, the country and the battles
fought by "Our Boys."
One or 'em.
Farm to Rent One mile east of Ea
gle Oreek, on Sandy road, 60 acres plow
land, 40 acres well watered pasture,
good buildings. Will let for 3 years on
shares or part cash and part work, im
proving the place. Good neighborhood
and school. Address or call, J, S. Smith
Asthma can be cured. To prove thir,
call at Charman & Co.'s drug store ano
got a free trial bottle of Taft's Asthma-
lone ; or will mail a free trial bottle.
Write Drs. Taft Medical Co., Elm street.
Rochester, N. V.
We have nearly a complete line
at 0f Spalding's Base Ball Gloves,
wjtt Masks anrl Nar whirh we
wish to close out. While they las'
- b th t .
- dlscount from Spalding 8 price
We have left also a few Ham-
moclcs at t0 3-5- 25 pc
60 cent discount on tnese to ciose out.
We are still making special
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