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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1899.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
Still we have refreshing showers.
We are sorry to say that C. 0. Hub
bard is still very low with stomach
Last night we listened to an able ad
dress by ex-Judge Hiiyes on "The Du
ties of The American People."
Well, Meadowbrook, when a person
cpeaks about mountain scenery and an
amateur it is natural to suppose that
they mean an artist or a photographer.
Our merchant, J. Gorbett, is having
his new bouse painted and a fiie-place
Last Sunday Bishop Barclay preached
a dedication sermon in the new church
at Mt. Home.
We understand that Laura Wright is
John and James Comer, of Marquam
Mere visiting their parents at Grass Val,
ley last Monday and Tuesday.
Oct. 21. " " Yaw.
house near Wright's bridge.
The Liberal hall is about cnmpletde
and will be a credit to this place.
Wm. Morey finished cutting oats for
Wm. Husband last Tuesday. When
are you going to thresh, Will?
The young man, who was hunting
hogs last Sunday evening and was to re
turn home and help bis father kill the
fatted calf, was found perched upon a
block of wood and forgot to go home ua
til be heard the gentle voice of another
Oct. 23. K.
A good steady lain during the past
A few potatoes were dug durirrg the
diy weather aud some grain sown. Po
tatoes are yielding well.
Bryan Davis has been very ill, but is
now slowly improving. Dr. Moore, of
Portland, attended him.
School is progressing nicely under the
able management of Prof, and Mrs. N.
We were talking with a man from
Portland to-day who said he had obser
ved a fine horseless carriage on the
streets there, which could also operate
en our muddy roads. We will leave the
reader to guess from what source it ob
Very little wheat has been sown yet
Potato diguing soon will be the order
of the day.
The graveling of tho road has come to
n standstill on account of lain, but will
be finished soon. Then let it rain 1
Frank Bruner will leave in a few days
for eastern Oregon.
Wm. Morey and S. Wright weie in
Oregon City last Friday on business.
A. J. Maville has gone to farming.
Succens to you.
Ephraim Dodge is building a new
Considerable rain ban fallen since Si'
lent made his last appearance in the col
umns of your paper, and the roads are
John McCubbin and family, of East
ern Oregon, who have been visiting rel
atives and friends in this neighborhood
for several weeks, will depart for their
home in a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lacey, of Springwa-
ter, visited friends here last Saturday
and attended the grange while here.
Harding grange will give a public en
tertainment and basket social at the
grange hall on the evening of the 15th
of next month. Young men, come pre
pared to buy baskets and have an enjoy
Fred Moser's foot is rapidly improv
ing and he is able to walk again.
Willie Claike has gone to Harmony,
where he will attend school tliis winter.
Leonard Newkirk will begin work on
his new residence today and will be as
sisted by Messrs. G. B. Trotter and F.
Little Ada Fallert had the misfortune
to fall and dislocate her left arm whi.e
playing at school last Wednesday. She
is improving under the able care of Dr.
Carll, of Oregon City.
Madison Eeed has rented William
GibbB' tarm for the ensuing year.
Oct. 23. Silent.
Miss Hester Robbs, accompanied by
her nephew, returned from an extended
visit to Missouri.
Mrs. Runyan and family have moved
to Oregon City.
The Canemah school is making excel
Mr. Lindsay, the progressive farmer
of Stringtown, raised a squash that
weighed 92 pounds.
If rumors are to be credited, there
will soon be a ship launched upon the
sea of matrimony.
There will be a meeting at Stokes'
hall on Friday evening of this week for
the purpose of electing a secretary and
director of the Cemetery Association.
The vacancies were caused by the resig
nation of J. E. Hodges and D. M. Klem-
ston, who have moved away. The meet
ing should be well attended, as all resi
dents should be interested. 0.
Fred Davis has come home from East
ern Oregon, where he has been working
all summer, and has gone to Portland
to lay in bis winter supplies.
Mr. and Mrs. Duncan went to Port
land last week to do some shopping.
Mr. and Mrs. J.J.Davis went to the
city to make some purchases, and one
purchase was a fine range cooking stove,
ol which Mrs. D. is very proud.
Max and Herman Webster and Pnter
Davis have gone to the upper hatchery
to take a hunt.
Russ Wilcox and Ed Duncan"hava
gone to the mountains on a hunting
Alex Irvin is home again to stay a
while. All give him a cordial welcome
Miss Dollie Lemon has been to Da
mascus on a visit to friends and rela
tives. Asa Hawkins has been at work all
summer at Independence, but has come
for the winter.
Adolph Miller will woik in the saw
mill this winter with his brothers. Char
lie and Robert.
Miss Rena Palmateer has gone to
M. Davis cut his leg seriously with an
ax while barking a log. G. Krigbaum
took four stitches in it and fixed it un in
good Bhape for him and he is getting
along all right.
J. J. Davis is building a house for Mr.
James Bell, of Eagle Creek, was visit
ing friends in Garfield one day last
Mrs. Elwood Frost returned home
Mr. Frost is repairing bis house this
Geo. and Cbas. Ely went duck hunt
ing on the Columbia slough' Saturday.
Mr. Haynes, Geo. Everhart and A.
Freidrich came home Sunday after two
weeks' camping in the mountains. V
Grandpa Framflis, of aualatih, carn
Monday to spend a week with his- chil
dren. , -
Harvey Everhart has gone out to the
farm again and Frank is attending the
Barclay school. ' '
Mr. Benell and family, of Beaver
James Shelly is on the sick list.
Kate and Anna Mautz are visiting in
Clarence Jackson, of Eastern Oreeon.
visited his uncle, J. B. Jackson, Sunday.
C. Spangler is staying with his sister-
in-law, Mrs. Jackson, this week while
he is repairing the flourine mills at Or
Mesdames Brayton and Niman drove
to town Tuesday.
Mr. Hodge, of Tualatin, is moviner on.
to the Whiteman place.
Mr. and Mrs. John Lowerv SDent Sun-
day with G. F. Gibbs and family.
Hattie Roman came out from Milwan-
kie Saturday, even if it was rainy.
The basket social here Saturday night
wa quite a success. The proceeds were
$7.25, which will be used to fix ui the
graves of ex-Union soldiers.
During October the leaves turn golden
and red and are shattered from over
head by the Autumn winds.
Oct. 25. Pansy Blossom.
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There is Noting Better Made Than
lm e?Perien,e m WaSn Making as represented in the
Mitchell is a beUer Guarantee of a good wagon made of the best
materials property seasoned than all the promises and assertions of
agents or new nsmed unknown wagons combined
Have a world-wide reputation for
and the high quality of materials used, as well as for their light run
rung qualities NO WAGON stands better on all these points
dun the "MITCHELL"
You'll make no mistake
If you buy a MITCHELL WAGON
You are liable to make a mistake if you buy some other.
It may take yen a year to find it out, but you are sure to
see your mistake sooner or later.
Itche l, Lewis & Stave r Co.
Creek, have moved into the rooms over
F.lv'd Htnrn with Mr TTnrhoa X idTC - ; ... '-wwA5Aiy
Wm. Everhart and wife , of Molalla,
spent Tuesday night in this burg.
Mr. and Mrs. Welch have ' returned
from a trip to California and rented Mr.
Mr. Savage and family went to New
berg Saturday to visit relatives. They
returned Tuesday evening accompanied
by Mr. Savage's brother and sister.
Bruce Darnall, of Liberal, who spent
the summer in southern Oregon, was in
this village Tuesday., '
M. J. Hamilton and family are mov
ing to town and will occupy Mr. Mar
Clarence Frost returned from the log
ging camp Saturday.
Mrs. G. W. Grace and children have
returned from Missouri where they
spent the summer. " '
Mr. Moran is quite ill with congestion
of the lungs.
Mr. Shaw and daughter, of Union
Mills, were the guests of Mrs. Albright
J. Pierce had the misfortune to have
his hand crushed in the machinery at
the woolen mills last week.
Oct. 25. Salina.
Ladies' Plush Capesin full swep, waist length,,
stylish flaring colors, trimmed with thibat 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 lapel front, satin lined,
a daisy for.
Come to us for bargains in New Winter Shirt
Waists and Skirts. "All Latest Novelties"
Main Street OREGON CITY, ORE
Our $2.50 Ladies' Shoes for winter beats
the world, It is plurnp kid stock, heavy sole,
extension edge, fair stitch, square stock tip,
elite toe, English back stay.
See Samples in Our Show Window
IT'S A BEAUTY
Come in please and look at it
HcKITTRICK "The Shoe Man'
Next door to Oregon City Bank. Oregon City
Quite a disgraceful scene was wit
nessed on, stir streets Monday evenimr
It is to be hoped it will not be repeated.
Postmaster Deyoe is quite ill from a
bilious attack. Dr. Deadman is attend
E.T. Sias is taking Mr. Devo's place
in the postoffice during the latter's ill
Dame Kumor intimates that the wed
ding bells will ring tonight.
Charles Bornough will move into the
house just vacated by James Andrews
Mr. Erushal and Mrs. Wintermantle
were united in marriage last week. All
wish them much joy and a happy life
George Knight is buying potatoes for
Mr. Hurst. They are paying good prices
tor goou stock. c.
First and Taylor Streets,
Uncle William Barlow has sold and
shipped to Portland for the government
11 cars of hay.
Wheat is 61 to 52 cents here todav.
Only six car loads have been shipped
Squire Jesse raised and sold about 200
boxes of tomatoes this eeasun from a
quarter of an acre of ground. He also
raised 800 bushels of onions.
The Quint- brothers are both in very
J. M. Partlow and wife, of Portland.
are visiting Mrs. Partlow's sister, Mrs.
Fred Nelson, of the TJ. S. S. Oregon,
spent Friday visiting with his many old
Mr. Armstrong went to Portland TueS'
Mist Leiza Yost is spending a few days
Frank Hilton has rented H. M. Brew
ing's property and will take possession
The following letters remain in the
Barlow postoffice uncalled for: Dick
Longwell, Miss Abbie Lavsrty, Mrs. N.
R. West, Robert Ogle. 0.
" Oct. 25.
Everybody is wondering if it will stop
raining long enough to get the potatoes
They had a gay time at the wedding
dance Saturday night.
Curtis Helvey is slowly improving and
Cora Helvey is also on the gain.
Mrs. Frank Irish is in Portland visit
ing an aunt.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jonas have eone to
Portland to attend the fair. '
As the newly married couple arrived
in our neighborhood they were greeted
with a blast from the whistles at the
sawmills. The neighbors thought the
mills must be on fire, and were very
much pleased when they found it was
an announcement of the arrival of Mr.
and Mrs. William White, who were
married at the exposition.
Our school is progressing nicely under
the management of Miss Lizzie Evans.
Mr. Moreland's family have moved
Cecil Cosper and William Henderson
are taking lessons on the guitar. The
neighbors are taking lessons in patience.
Brewer Darnell has returned from
Eastern Oregon. S.
An "Oregon mist" is falling today.
G. T. Beebe made a flying trip to
Pleasant Home yesterday.
Mrs. Stone contemplates making a
visit to Oak Point.
P. D. Karney, who has been working
near Bridal Veil, came home yesterday.
Messrs. Tapp and Endersby. with
their families, started to Wasco county
last Friday. They intend to make their
home oyer there in the future. J. F.
Sewing machines from $25 up. Sold
on easy payments- BurmeisterA An-dreseu.
(Corrected on Thursday.)
Flour Best $3.003.25; graham
Wheat Walla Walla 5657c; valley
57c58 ; bluestone 59c. ,
Oats White 3435c J gray 32 33c.
Barley Feed $16; brewing $18 19.
Millstuffs Bran $17; middlings $22;
shorts $18; chop $16.
Hay Timothy $9U ; clover, 78;
Oregon wild $7.
Butter Fancy creamery 50c; sec
onds 4045c; dairy, 3542c; store,
Eggs 22 -21c
Poultry Mixed chickens $3.004.50;
hens $4.005; springs $23 25 ; geese,
$56; ducks $57; live turkeys 12
13)c ; dressed, 1416c.
Cheese Full cream 12c per pound ;
Youne America Ho.
Potatoes 50 and 60 cents per sack.
Vegetables Beets $1; turnips 90c
per sack ; garlic 7c per lb ; cabbage $1 .50
2.00 per 100 pounds ; cauliflower 75c
per dozen; parsnips 75c per sack ; celery
7075c per dozen; asparagus 67c;
peas S4c per pound.
Dried fruit Apples evaporated 78;
sun-dried sacks or boxes 45c; pears
sun and evaporated 56c; pitless plums
4356c; Italian prunes 35c; extra
silver choice 56.
Corrected on Thursday.
Wheat, wagon, 50.
Potatoes, 45 cents per sack.
Eggs, 20c to 23 per dozen.
Butter, 30 to 45 per roll.
Onions, red, 85c to $1 00 per sack:
yellow, $1 to $1.25.
Dried apples, 5 to 6c per pound.
Dried prunes Italians, 4e; Detite
and German ,3c.
British Lose 500 Men In Three
New York, Oct. 25. A ditpatch to
the World from London says: The min
isters and their supporters are now real
izing that' they plunged into the war
with reckless haste, and the queen's
message, in which she speaks of "dearly
bought victories" and "dreadful loss of
life," indicate with a plainness which
she has never before permitted herself
toindu.gein under like circumstances,
her disapproval of the wrr. '
The British forces in Natal have al
ready lost in killed or wounded nearly
500 men in three days' fighting. The
Gordon Highlanders lost only one officer
and five men killed in their famous at
tack on Dargai Heights in the Afridi
campaign, while at Eland's Laagto they
had four officers killed and nine wounded ,
twenty men killed and thirty-three
The Boers distinguish and shoot the
officers by reason of their carrying no
rifles, their uniform being the same as
that of the men.
The squadron of Hussars and the sec
tion of mounted infantry which pursued
the Boers after the first fight at Glencoe,
last Friday, are still missing.
Prolongation of the war beyond Brit
ish expectation is now regarded as certain.
New York, Oct. 25. A dispatch to
the Herald from Berlin says : Telegrams
from Brussels announce that in the
Transvaal legation circles It is stated
that France and Russia will not permit
the annexation of the Transvaal and Or
ange Free State to England.
New York, Oct. 25. A dispatch to
the Herald from San Isidro, via Manila,
says : General Law ton is now giving his
personal attention to getting the boats
containing subsistence and ammunition
stores op the Rio Grande, but they are
still four miles away. It is a serious
problem to undertake to supply the
troops here, as the water is too shallow
Some twentj American prisoners are
reported to have been moved north from
here two days ago.
A Filipino newspaper makes the state
ment that independence will be given to
the islands in December, when Bryan
will be elected president of the United
States. This newspaper also states that
the American casualties Bince last Feb
ruary have been 23,000 and that tha
policy now is a retreatinz fleht.
A Filipino officer, who had been cap
tured, said he had no wish to return to
camp as they were short of ammunition.
San Isidro is to be put under a civil
administration. A hundred men nf tha
Thirty-fourth are coming here as scouts.
a reconnoisance at Santa Rosa, eight
miles away, revealed a small force of the
enemy, entrenched. The bridges on tk
river at that point are down.
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