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About Oregon City courier=herald. (Oregon City, Or.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 20, 1899)
Mr. C. G. Helvey has erected on hie
place an old fashioned log barn which is
a rarity lor this place.
. John Thomas is working on a barn
for 0. B. Norton near Central Point.
Mr. Perringer finished hauling -Ms
oat hay the fifth of thin month.
Irvin Norton, Calvin Parker, Andy
Hobs and Charles Thomas took two
teams end wagons and went to the
coast a few ilavs aeo. Most of the nartv
intend to move there and make it their
home in the near future. Old Mr. Hess
and family aims to move oyer there in
Barney i'reidrick, of New Era, Is dig
ging potatoes. The yield is good, mak
ing about 100 sacks per acre.
Mr. Strait is hauling wood to New
John Molzen and family have moved
on the place known in these partB as
Efalsey Phelps returned from Eastern
Oregon some time ago.
We understand that Mr. Strait has
' rented the place known in this vicinity
as Arkansaw Hill,
, It seems late in the season for harvest
ing, but Borne people have just finished
cutting oats. Some made hay out of
them and others had them threshed.
There will not be as much cider drank
around here as common, for the mater
ial to make it out of is too scarce.
There is but one way eat more potatoes
and cabbage and drink less cider. :
Mr. Hess says that his blackberries
fell off the bushes and rolled along the
road for some distance.
Oct. 16. Backwoods.
There was another heavy frost last
J. Gorbett went to town yesterday for
a load of merchandise.
This part of the .county seems to be
having a matrimony boom. There has
been three marriages within the last six
Our literary society has started up
again, after five weeks' rest. The ques
tion for debate next Saturday niht is
"Resolved, that the republican party has
benefited this country more than any
other party." Leaders Affirmative, J.
Gorbett; negative, P. Gabriel.
J, II. Wright has been buying calves
for a Wyoming man. 1
Mr. Woodruff is moving his house
hold goods to Mountain Home.
There is Noting Better Made Than
ut5ulS cfPerienc 'm Wa?on Mmg as represented in the
Mitchell is a better Guarantee of a good wagon made of the best
materials properly seasoned than all the promises and assertions of
tcm ui new namea unimown wagons combined
Have a world-wide reputation for
and the high quality of
You'll make no
You are liable to make a mistake II yon buy some otter
It may take you a year to find It out, but you are sure to
see your mistake sooner or later.
iitchel, Lewis &
First and iTaylor
We understand that the Mountain
Home people are going to dedicate their
new church next Sunday.
Miss Emma Freeman is now working
at, the old Oriental hotel in Oregon City.
John Arquett has the lumber on the
ground for a new house.
T. N. Force is going to build a ne
house in the near future.
We understand that J. Comer raised a
potato that weighs five pounds.
Oct. 13. Yaw.
Damp weather after the freeze.
John Crocker made a trip to Oregon
City Saturday and bought a spring tooth
Miss Lizzie Oswalt and Miss Lottie
Samson went to Portland last Monday
lor a few days' stay at the fair.
Thomas Ogle intends to begin drvins
apples soon. .He has repaired the fur
nace in his dry house.
Henry Warnock has finished
the new school house well.
Warren Haskins is hauling lumber for
the Needy bridge from Yoder's mill. '
O. Kilo bought a band of goats last
week. t t
Miss Anna Hicinbothem commenced
a six months' term of Bchool here last
Monday, with an attendance of 26.
Aug. Funk bought a team of horses
from 0. Shetz. Mr. Shetz and family
leave for the Palouse country this week.
W. H. Bonney has bought Ed. Bar
rett's team, harness and wagon. Mr.
Bonney is kept busy filling orders at his
The job of building a porch on the
school house was let to N. Smith for
Mr. and Mrs. Hickman, Mr. and Mrs.
Allen and family and Mr. and Mrs.
Brock and family spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. L. Funk.
The young folks gave a pleasant sur
prise to Abe and Mary Kamuscher Sat
urday night. All report a pleasant even
ing. Miss Maude Stone came out from Ore
gon City Friday and stayed over Sun
day.' Miss Maude is going to school in
Gilmore Behimer is at home again.
Johnnie Bargfeld came out to see his
father. He returned from Manila with
the Idaho volunteers. He says there is
no place like Oregon,
materials used, asell as for their light run
WAGON stands better on all these points
buy a MITCHELL WAGON
Three stray donkevs haVA Vupn nran.
ucuig a new opera m Kedland the past
week or so. The owner is welcome to
Some of our people are unahl t nll
theii wheat, owing to the damage done
Those who went to the hnrk!tWrv
patch last week report the berries dam
aged by frost.
Considerable seeding has been done
by those who took advantage of the wet
weather in harvest time and did their
Mrs. Hicinbothem and Mrs. Irvin
went to Portland and took in the fair
last week. .
Mr. Hicinbothem is laid up with
rheumatism, while W. 0. is imnrnvinir
James Fullam made a trip to Port
land to buy paint and oil for the grave
yara fence, but found out he could do
better at O. G. Huntley's in Oregon
vny, ana nought it there.
Abe Kamuscher sold 400 hnohoia f
gray oats at 30c per bushel without sacks
at Oregon City.
bay, Mr. Editor, what is the mAti.er
with you and "11-p"? yr
The people of Garfield are verv hnv.
Some are plowing, others sowimr. Thv
are making time while the good
We have had several cold nichta nH
Doc Palmateer, wife and daughter and
son, have gone over the mountains on a
visit to his brother, Dan, who is in very
William Wilcox took a load of nnn
to Oregon City last week.
Miller Bros, have concluded
mining and run their sawmill again.
Everyone thinks it a wise move.
Joe Hummer has refurned home. He
has been visiting his sister. Mrs. Delia
Davis. Joe has lung trouble.
Mrs. J. P. Irvin has returned hnmn
She has been away over a week, visiting
friends at Viola, Oregon Citv and Pnri.
land. She reports having eninn,i uar
- . a J-V vv I'vl
visit very much.
Mrs. J. A. Inglish has bough t an elp.-
gant new organ.
Mrs. Anna Caney has been
several days with her mother, Mrs. J. P.
irvin, and her little child, Elsie, has
been quite sick, but Is Boine better now.
Mrs. Norman Tracy's little child is
very sick. , i
Alex Irvin was home last Sunday to
see his parents.
Seth Austin and Messrs. Hnn tlflv art A
Caufield took dinner Sunday at J. P. Ir
vin's, on their way outof the mountains,
where they had been hunting and fish
Emerson Surface was the guest of J.
T. Irvin Sunday.
Emmet Hoffman is home for a week.
He is working at a mill near Orient.
Mis8 Agnes Davis had a quilting party
last week, which was well attended and
Henry Andrews and daughter and his
mother were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D. A. Jones last Sunday.
Dave Deirdorffand his two daughters,
Mrs. T. Huxley and Mrs. Mary Lemon,
of Sunnyside, are visiting here.
The Garfield school began Monday
morning, with Irving Hackett as tercher.
C. Duncan is afflicted something as
. The singing school will soon start up
again. There is a . good prospect of a
large class. M.
Oct. 18. .
How is this weather for freezing. It
has ruined the grape crop here and badly
damaged the late corn.
Fine weather for fall seeding. The
ground is too dry for good plowing.
J. R. Shaver is graveling the countv
road from S. Wright's to the spring, and
it will be a credit to this place.and shows
his good judgment as road supervisor.
Our school is progressing nicely under
care of Miss Hattie Wilcox.
Say 1 Bill where are you working the
road. There is plenty of road work
Craft Bros., of Lebanon, left this dace
Saturday morning with 138 calves, and
were as fine a calves as ever werb driven
out of Clackamas county. Glad to note
the change the farmers have made in
their stock. Keep right on Brother
Farmer with your Durhams and Here
fords and then you will all be rewarded
by a good uniform price for your stock
in the price in the future. The hazel
splitters will soon be a thing of the past.
Dee Wright and Clyde Jackson helped
round up and they are rustlers. They
have 100 more calves at Marquam. They
will take about 1800 calves out of the
Willamette valley this fall.
Willie Austin has returned from Sumo-
ter, Idaho. He says when he left there
was three feet of snow and down to zero.
She is here yet, Will'e.
The Dancing Club met at Grange hall
and had a fine time. We hope by the
next meeting the hall here will be com
pleted. Wm. Wright runs his chopper everv
Friday, and it is a great accommodation
for the farmers here.
John Jackson has sold about all of his
horses, and. still buyers are coming after
Mrs. L. E. Wright leaves for PnrMnn H
the last of this week, where ah will r.
main with her daughter.Mrs. Coates, for
E. Do Ige and family have moved into
J. E. Coates' house for the winter.
The Bhingle mill starts today in ful
Wm Husband has rented the J. B.
Jackson's place and has moved on the
Come forward. Frank, I have found
her and ready to give you the ad.
Chris Boss will soon have his new
house completed. Give it a eood warm-
The dude of Liberal was out Saturdav
night and got frost bitten. Get in the
house next time "Eh."
Sept. 18. K.
Mrs. Wm. Lyons died at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fratt, Thurs
day .October 12, 1899, aged 36 years. SL
was Dorn in union county, Fenn., in
1803. She was married to Wm. Lvons
Oct. 7th, 1893, and was converted and
united with the Baptist church in 1891.
She leaves a husband, father, mother,
six brothers and two Bisters to mourn
their loss. The remains wara laid to
rest in the Zion cemetery. Mr, Lyons
and Mr. and Mrs. Pratt and family have
the sympathy of the entire community,
Jesus, while our hearts are bleeding
O'er the spoils that death baa won,
We would, at this solemn meeting
Calmly say "thy will be done."
Though cast down, we're not forsaken ;
Though afflicted, not alone,
Thou didst give and thou hast taken
From us, dearest Lord, our own.
Call not back the dear departed,
Anchored safe where storms are o'er
On the border land we left them,
Soon to meet and part no more.
When we leave this world of changes,
When we leave this world of care,
We shall meet ouHovlng missed one
In our Father's mansion fair.
Oct. 16. . Pahsv.
Several new buildings have been
erected in this community during the
Mr. Swales has a new eranarv and he
intends to build considerable new plank
fence this winter.
Mr. Thun Is building one of the largest
barns in Logan.
J. H. Brown, our accommoatine post
master, is nearing the completion of his
handsome new residence.
Ladies' Plush Capes in full sweep, waist length
stylish flaring colors, trimmed with thibet fur. '
Ladies'' Plush Capes, stylishly besided with jet
collar and fronts edged with thibet fur; . ....... '
Ladies' Stylish Plush Capes, Warten trimming
all around, made with new Ian! fr onh'n i
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a daisy for
Come to us for bargains in New Winter Shirt
Waists and Skirts. "All Latest Novelties"
Our $2.50 Ladies'
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See Samples in Onr Show Window
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Come in please and look at it
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Next door to Oregon City Bank. Oregon City
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Which is made and finished by machinery with hundreds of oth
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your attire. We can K,ve you perfect fitting suits and guarantee
sat1Sfact.on at very low prices.' Ladies' Tailoring neftly done
M. GILBERT, The Portland Tailor, opp. Electric Hotel
A. J. Johnston, who soent the
Bummer at Wrangel, Alaska where he
was employed in a large salmon cannery,
is home again, and is fillin? his old do-
sition as chorister of our Sunday school.
Jack Gerher,Sr., and wife will move
to Sellwood 111 a few days, where they
will hereafter reside. -
A chopping-bee took place at the home
of Mrs. Nancy McCubbin last Saturday,
and a social hop was given at the resi
dence of her son, T. P. McCubbin, in
the evening, and twenty six numbers
were sold. -
Our old friend and neighbor, Mr. Geo.
Clark, was married in Oregon City last
Saturday. Your correspondent hopes
that the married life of Mr. and Mrs.
Clark will be full of joy and bliss.
Several weddings are expected in this
quiet, little burg in the near future.
Young men are renting farms and prepa
rations, presumably, to support better
halves, are being made.
Mrs. B. Fallert has returned home
from a visit to her husband at Wind
Fred Gerber is building a belfry on the
Lower Logan schoolhouse for the new
bell that the directors hav purchased
for the school. The bell, exclusively of
all fixtures, weighs 155 pounds.
Miss Margaret Riebhoff expects to re
turn to Portland, where she has enmloy
ment awaiting her.
Preaching services will be held at the
Kavenswood Baptist church next Sun
day, both morning and evening.
Madison Reed has been elected euner
intendent of our Sunday school,vice Mr.
More news next time.
Oct. 17.' ' . Silent.
There was a heavy frost this morninir.
with plenty of ice, being the coldest
morning this fall.
Mr. Endersby's baby has been very
sick, but is said to be improving.
G.T.Beebe had his grain threshed
the first of the week. 1
Miss Lizzie Shank is on the sick Hot.
Oharles Shank, who has been work-
ing for the Bridal Veil Mill Comnanv.
had the misfortune to get his hand quite
badly cut a few days ago. As a conse
quence he is taking a rest.
Mrs. Stone was visiting her manv
friends in this neighborhood the first of
Tom Beebe is plowing for grain this
Mr. Frasier was on on Salmon rivr.
visiting his son in law. O. Shidler. fa
0. Baty made a flying trio to Cottmll
a short time ago. J. T
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OREGON CITY, ORE
Shoes for winter rPat
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stitch, square stock tip, xff$
stay. . w
Mr. Weddle has put hay into
JakeSchatz barn. Mr. Holt will keep
hiB horses there this season.
Much kraut has been made end still
cabbages are going to waste in the fields.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday morn
ings were very frosty and potatoes, to
matoes, pumpkina and squash vines
were frozen to the ground.
Some plows have been going for a few
days. If the rain of the fore part of the
week keeps up their lick plowing will
soon ba good.
J. Q. Gaeo has niimhntWl o, rukt
iub Kino. Known as "Blue Stem'
win try it this season. The wheat
nuea irom the machine, weighs
pounas to the sack.
Onion wagons are so few through here
this season that they are almost an od
dity. Logs and slashing have not hnnn ,w
enough this season to burn well.
Mr. Polifka has had some stumps
John Mosier's clover was splendid.
He threshed over 20 bushels of the best
Mr. Denshal made a hiisinoaa tri.
Oregon City last Friday.
Frank Zolner has purchased a new
turning lathe and brazing machine for
his bicycle shop.
Frank Hensey was in town last Week,
calling on old friends.
Mr. Sawtell is shipping a great many
bales of teasles from this place to the
Farmers have commenced digging po
tatoes in this vicinity. Ther am turning
Will Armstrong met with &
accident last Sunday while ont hnnHn
Some one carelessly fired a charge of
oira buoi in nis lace. Dr. Deadman ex
tracted 15 shot from his fa ..J
and thinks he will pull through all right
George 8. Batty has reAivA1 tKa
pointment as general passenger and tick
et agent of the Iowa Central T : ! 1
Company. His headquarters will h .
Marshaltown, Iowa. .
Ralph Knight has retnrni
Woodburn, where he has been employed
in H.Bair'smeat market, h...
to attend the Portland high school this
A very pleasant eureriw ,
given to Rev. Danlap and wife at the
M. E. parsonage Tuesdav evin!n
large number of friends were present
uu pieaaanj time was enjoyed by all.
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