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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 22,
: Fall and Winter Plaids I
All LATE DESIGNS
We are receiving daily targe invoices of New Fall
Good. Every make and weave known to the Ameri
can, French and English manufacturers.
We are Stroig ob Dress Goods
Of popular makes at popular pricas. English collec
tion of high grades black French Crepons and Silk
- Novelties, English Pierolas and English Mohairs, in
black and colors, from 25c to $1.50 yard.
Freici aid Eofllsh Serges
In black and navy, warranted A 1 cloth, from 50c to .
$2.00 yard. A supberb line oi popukr-priced plaids at
47c, 50c and 65c yard. - .
McAllen & McDonnell
EXCLUSIVE DRY GOODS IMPORTERS
THIRD and MORRISON - . . PORTLAND, OREGON X
jji PERSONAL J
Judge 0. N. Wait, of Canby, was" a
"visitor in town Saturday."
Will R. Logus, is now head operator
in the Western Union Telegraph office.
County Commissioner R. Scott went
to Salem Friday to attend the state fair.
Mrs. T. L. Charman has been visit
ing her mother, Mrs. J. G. Bonnett, at
Ed Fortune, of Roseburg, who had
been attending the state fair, was in the
Charles Ramsby, of Silverton,' was
visiting his brother, Max Ramsby, dur
ing the week.
Miss Millie Grant has returned from
Scappooae, Columbia county, where she
was visiting her parents.
Mrs. R. A. Miller, of Oregon City,
was in Woodburn yesterday, on her way
to Silverton. Independent.
E. S. Lathbury left last night to take
charge of the Southern Pacific station
at Glendale for a short time.
Mrs. M. J. Shaw Is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. C. E. McClelland, at Salem,
and attending the state fair.
Fred W. Smith, of Parkplace.left Sat
urday to begin a course of studies in the
state agricultural college at Corvallie.
Bishop H. L. Barkley, of Woodburn,
was a visitor in the city Saturday. He
returned Friday from a visit to Califor
nia. John Kalbfleisch, of Carus, was in
town Monday, and report the wheat
crop In fair condition in his neighbor
Chambers Howell made a short visit
to his brother, J. D., of Corvaliis, re
turning Saturday afternoon on his
Miss Hanna B. Schloth, a teacher in
the Portland schools, has been visiting
Mrs. George Warner and Mrs. H. S.
E. Thayer and family removed their
household goods to Toledo, Lincoln
county, Monday, and will reside there
in the future.
George B. Jones, a pioneer of 1852,
who resides at Gervais, was in the city
Friday. He at one time was a resident
of Clackamas county.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Young drove out
to Viola and return Sunday, and re
ported that the grain was being ban
died with sood results.
Miss Lon Cochrane, who has been
the accommodating delivery clerk in the
poetoffice for several years past, re
signed her position a few days ago
on account of ill health. Miss Mattie
N01, f f Needy, succeeds to the place.
R. L. Russell, the genial postmaster
and merchant of Parkplnce, will leave
his business in charge of Mr. Holme,
and will take charge of the business of
a Portland firm, who will get out 16.000
cords of wood on Willamette slough.
Mr. Russell will also conduct the com
missary department for this firm.
Orin Cutting, of Molalla, one of the
oldett Native Bona of Clackamas county,
was in Oregon City Monday,, He was
born on the old Straight place near
here in 1847, and has resided in Clacka
mas county continuously since , that
time. Mr. Cutting said that the grain
crop was in much better condition,
than was thought possible earlier in the
H. E. Harris returned Thursday from
a trip to St. Louis," Mo , . where he at
tended the national convention of sta
tionery engineers, as a delegate.'. He
was also in Chicago, where he pur
chared some material for an ice-plant
he has the contract to build at Seattle
for a large brewery. " Mr. Har
ris aays that business is booming in the
manufacturing line in the East, and
that machine shops are behind with
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Lee and Carlton Harding and Arthur
Gallogly went to Corvaliis Tuesday to
begin a course of studies in the state ag
D. E. Shepard has been appointed
teamster at the deaf mute school at Sa
lem, at a monthly salary of $30, to suc
ceed C. L. Latourette, resigned.
L. Tenny, a prominent farmer of Vi
ola, was in town Monday, and reported
that the grain was in good condition
and was ready for the thresher.
Miss Sadie White, of Portland, is vis
iting her eister, Mrs. Adolph Willey.
Charles White, a cousin, of Cove, Un
ion county, is also visiting at the same
Miss Addie Clark, who spent the
summer at the old homestead in Polk i
canty, has returned and resumed her
old place as teacher in the Barclay
Herman K. Jones and Everett Hick
man, two heroes of the Phillipine war,
left Sunday for Spokane, to accept posi
tions with a telephone and telegraph
County Recorder T. P. Randall spent
Sunday at Butteville, and found a big
yield of hops. Work, however, was be
ing suspended in some yards on account
of the mold.
W. E. Johnson, a former resident of
Oregon City, is reported to be afflicted
with considerable sickness in his fam
ily at Myrtle, Calif. One of the chil
dren recently died.
E. Ferguson, who has traveled over
the Willamette valley for 16 falls, says
that the wheat yield is the best and
heaviest crop that he ever saw, where it
is was not damaged by the rains.
George B. Hart is the first member of
Company I to re-enlist in the Philli
pine service, which he did last Satur
day afternoon, and will go to Vancou
ver to be mustered in. Albany Demo
crat. S. W. Downing, superintendent of the
Clackamas hatchery, who was in town
during the past week, and stated that
the racks were all in readiness for the
fall run of salmon, and a good catch of
eggs Is anticipated.
Mrs. J. B. Robinson and children,
who were visiting her mother for sev
eral weeks, left for their home at Sacre-
mento, Calif., Sunday night, accompan
ied by Mr. Robinson, who arrived on
the morning train.
A recent number of the Spokane
Daily Stock Report, printed by the M.
E. Bain Publishing Company, was re
ceived at this office, and looks pros
The wife of John Jones, the Beaver
Creek blacksmith, died at the rock
quarry above Vancouver late last week.
The body was taken to Beaver creek for
Frank Glennon, who lost a thumb
and received other injuries by the cav
ing of a large rock while excavating; for
the foundation for Councilman Busch's
new house, is recovering.
Charles A. McMillan was granted a
final certificate of citizenship last Fri
day, by the county judge, after relin
quishing all allegiance to the queen of
Great Britain and Ireland.
Mrs. Margaret Hastings, of the West
side, was examined before the county
judge Friday, and committed to the in
sane asylum. Mrs. Hastings is 68
years old, a native of Ireland, and her
dementia is of r ecent date.
The Roseburg Review gives an ac
count of the" marriage of Charles S.
Hunt, of Clackamas county, to Miss Sa
rah E, Thornton, which took place at
the residence of the bride's parents,
August 26th, near Oakland, Or.
The following marriage notice was re
ceived at this office by mail, but no
date of the wedding was given : At the
re-idence of the brides' parents, Da
mascus, Oregon, by Rev. J. F. Leise,
William Byers, of Clackamas, and Miss
Jessie McMurray, of Damascus.
A Portland paper says that Clacka'
mas county is improving by gravel the
Milwaukie road from near the Multno
mah county line southward. The
gravel is obtained from a bar in John
son creek, on Commissioner Scott's
G. W. Grace and James Heckart, two
well known former popular C'ackamas
county business men, have purchased
the store of Dan Williams on upper
Seventh street. They will refurnish
the store, add new stock and carry on
business at the old stand.
Mrs. Elsie Hayden, a foimer well
known resident of Viola, died at her
home in East Portland Friday. The
deceased was 49 years old. She had
been ill for. three years. The funeral
services were held at the family resi
dence Saturday afternoon, and the in
terment took place at Viola.
When You See It Our Ad. It's So
, We direct particular attention to our great lines of MEN'S SUITS and OVERCOATS at. this
price.. These includes Men's Pure Worsted Suiti in stripes and checks, with single or double
breastsd vests ; imported Tweeds in herringbone and fancy weaves, in sacks and frocks; men's
Velour Cassimeres in dark plaids and plain effects j all hand-padded collars, hand-ma tie buttonholesi
hand padded shoulders and lapels, made by the best wholesale tailor in America. ' .
Men's Oxford Broadway box overcoat, with black silk velvetcolar, satin sleeves lining, triple
. warp serge lining; also our Men's Heavy Brown Vicuna Cloth, Bilk .velvet collar, trimmed as last;
and our Men's Olive Melton Overcoat double silk stiched, raw edge, and silk velvet collar, such
as the tailor would charge $25.00 to $30.00 for. We would be pleased to give further details, bufc
lack of space prevents. We invite you to this FEAST OF BARGAINS, assuring you that when
you see it in our Ad. it's so.
Moycr Clothing Company
The Popular Price Clothiers
BEN SELLING, Manager
THIRD AND OAK STREES PORTLAND OREGON
A Portland exchange says that the
$1,000 opera wrap worn by Nance
O'Neil, and so much admired by a num
ber of Oregon City, cost only $175. This
DaDer says that the wrap was held at
$200 by the Portland dealer, but that he
sold it at a discount of $25.
The Southern Pacific will soon have
four crews of 150 men each, employed
in graveling the roadbed between Wills-
burg and Salem. The Rochester steam
dumoers will be used and the gravel
distributed between and on each Bide of
the rails automatically from the car.
One crew are already at work between
Aurora and Hubbard. The increasing
traffic and heavy trains are hard on the
dirt roadbed in places.
It is busy times in the United States
land office these days. From two to
four original homestead entries are be
ing filed daily, and timber land applica
tions and final proofs are numerous.
It is the first time in ten years ttiat
there has been such a rush of business
at the land office. The increasing
value oi timber is creating a demand for
the thounands of acres of desirable for
est lands in Western Oregon.
C. E. Moulton, of the land depart
ment of the Northern Pacific Railroad
ComDanv at Tacoma. was here during
the forepart of the week gathering sta
tistics concerning government and rail
road lands. This information and sta
tistics will be used as advertising mat
ter for some new maps to be iaiued by
the company and sent East as an In
ducement for immigration to come
A voung man aged about 19. accom
panied by his prospective father-in-law
and mother-in-law walked into the
county clerk's office Monday, and ac
costed Deputy Cooper as follows : "Is
this the place where they keep mar
riage licenses?" Upon being answered
in the affirmative, he responded, "I
want a pair." The young man was ac
commodated ai soon as his consent pa
pers were filed.
Ex-County Judge Hayes, who is
a?ent for the state board of school land
commissioners, says that they have
plenty of money to loan at six per cen.,
but there are few takers. This indi
cates that money is plentiful, and that
bnt few are borrowing.
A meeting of the b'ard of govern
ment engineers appointed to investi-,
gate the advisability of purchasing the
locks here, held a meeting in Portland
Monday evening to hear testimony for
and against the condemnation proposi
tion. After all the testimony appeared
to be in. Major Heiner, who presided,
asked : "Has any person anything to
say why the locks at Oregon City
should not be purchased by the United
States government?" No protest be
ing ottered, Major Hener declared the
hearing adjourned. Henry B. Thlel
sen, secretary of the Salem chamber of
commerce, presented figures showing
that free locks meant a saving of $250,
000 to a population of 141,000, that
would be affected in the Willamette val
ley, exclusive of Multnomah county.
Congressman Tongue was present to
champion the cause of condemnation
and purchase. . Representatives were
present from the Portland General
Electric Company ; also legal represen
tatives of the Willamette Pulp A Paper
Company, who asked that their rights
might not be impaired by any actien ta
I ken by the United States.
Nights are Growing Longer
The nights are growing longer and it is almost necessary to havesomt kind of a time piece.
We can supply you with a Watoh or Clock. We have, different makes of Watches in Nickel, Silver,
Gold Filled and Solid Gold Cases, which we guarantee to giv satisfsction.
In Clocks wa can furnish you anything ygu wish from 75c up to $25.00. We have a fine nickel
Alarm Clock for $1.00, which we guarantee for one year. Do not compare this with a 75c clok you
often see advertised.
BURMEISTER & ANDRESEN
THE OBEGOX CITT JEWELERS