Image provided by: Oregon City Public Library; Oregon City, OR
About Oregon City courier=herald. (Oregon City, Or.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 26, 1900)
OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. JANUARY 26, 1900.
! FOOD FOR THOUGH f
. PRINTER'S INK Use it as you will, no matter how
nicely couched, the language will never make a corset fit well
or wear well.
WARNER BROTHERS' DOES BOTH.
Warner's twentieth century models are the ideal corsets
of the age. Over 100 different styles. Warner's new models
need no "breaking in" they fit like a glove. Expert corset
fitter to wait on you. Warner's corsets never rust, never break.
McAllen & McDonnell
EXCLUSIVE DRY GOODS IMPORTERS
THIRD and MORRISON PORTLAND, OREGON
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Hans Paulsen, of George, was in O'e
'Ron City Friday.
R. S. McLaughlin, oi Milwaukie, was
in town Saturday.
Joe Briggs, of New Era, was a visitor
in the city Friday.
C. F. D. Wilson, of Union, was in Or
egon City Saturday.
Hans Paulsen, of George, was in Ore
gon City Saturday.
Adolph Aschoff, of Marmot, wa9 in
Oregon City Saturday.
E. G. Hornschuch, of Shubel, was in
Oregon City Saturday.
J. W. Moffatt was over ffom La
Camas, and spent Sunday here.
Henry W. Shaw, a prominent Milk
-creek citizen, was in the city Friday.
Jacob D. Ritter, a- prominent citiznn
of Needy, was in town during the week.
L. E. Armstrong and Morrison
Campbell, of Barlow, were in the city
Joseph Barstow, a well known resi
dent of Wilhoit, was in Oregon City Sat
urday. Miss Mandy Hussock, who has been
vi iiting here, returned home to Oregon
City Friday. Roseburg Review.
H. 0. Githens, formally of Eagle
Creek, has returned fro'n Wardner,
Idaho, and will leside in Portland.
Postmaster E. M. Hartman, of Mar
jnam, was a visitor in the city Satur
day. J. H. Wourius, a former attorney of
this city, but now a resident of Burke,
Idaho, is visiting relatives for a few
Mrs. Edith Clouse, who has long been
prominent in Relief Corps circles, left
Saturday accompanied by her two
daughters for California.
Polk Gribble, of Gribble Prairie, was
a pleasant cailer at this offlje Saturday,
He stated that Lane Gribble is still in
the state of Washington.
J. W. Smith, John H. Daly, A. H ,
Reynolds, Leonard Heinz, F. Werhne,
Phil Graves and John Barth, were down
from Macksburg Monday.
Mrs. Kruse, landlady of the Portland
hotel, is confined to her room with an
attack of blood-poisoning in one of her
hands. However, no serious results are
Ex-Postmaster S. R. Green was down
from Viento during the week, for sev
eral days. He has charge of some con
struction work on the line of the Oregon
Railway & Navigation Company.
James Coomer, of Meadowbrook, was
in town Monday.
C. Knox Cooper, of Cams, was in Or
egon City Friday.
Preston E. Bonney, of Colton, was in
the city Saturday.
William Yohaii, of Macksburg, was in
Oregon City Monday.
D. H, Robertson, of Pleasant Hill,
was in Oregon City Saturday.
H. Iderhoff, accompanied by his son,
Herman J. Iderhoff, - was in Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Clark have been
with his mother for several days in Polk
county, she having been very ill. The
news was received Sunday that she was
much worse, and Miss Addie Clark has
tened away on the evening overland,
to reach the bedside of her mother.
W. E. Bonney, clerk of school dis-l
trict No. 72, Elwood ; J. W. Watts,
school clerk at Stone, and H. F. Gib
son, holding a similar position at Ea
gle Creek, were callers at the county su
perintendent s ofllce Saturday. Miss
Emma Kleinsmith is the successful
teacher of the Elwood school.
The funeral services of the late John
Page were conducted by Rev. J. H
Beayen, Friday. The deceased was 78
years old and a native of Pennsylvania.
He emigrated to Iowa in an early day,
and came to Oregon 13 years ago. His
s hi, J. L. Page, of Gladstone, was the
only relative here. Other children live
A. Noltner, publisher of the Portland
Dispatch,- was in the city Friday, and at
tended the funeral of the late John My
ers. Twenty-nine years ago Mr. Nolt
ner planted the seed of the locust tree,
now growing in Mrs. Stafford's yard
on Main street. At that tim Mr. Nolt
ner published the Enterprise, and
picked up the locust seed, while going
home from the office, and has at times
gazsd admiringly on the tree, watching
its development until it has become one
of the attractive shade trees on Main
Theodore Clark, manager of the Ban
don woolen mills, arrived from San
Francisco Sunday, and visited his fam
ily for a few hours, before proceeding to
Bandon. While in Ban Francisco Mr.
Clark sold enough cloth 10 keep the
mills running steadily for six months.
He secured good prices for the product,
and could have easily contracted the
product of the mills for a year ahead,
but hesitated to do so on account of the
uncertainty in the future price of wool.
Mr. Clark purchased 50,000 pounds of
wool, while there.
James Mclntyre has returned from an
extended sojourn in San Francisco.
A. J. Yoder. a prominent citizen of
Needy, was in Oregon City Monday.
Mrs. Chr.s Kocher, of Mark's Prairie,
was visiting relatives here during the
James Church, of Newton Falls, N.
Y., arrived home last Thursday night.
He has been employed in paper mills
there for some time past, but will leave
in a few days to accept a similar posi
tion in a paper mill in Japan. The Jap
anese are now 'manufacturing their own
paper, and operate 'their own plants by
the aid of a few skilled workmen from
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
G. B. Dluiick will give an address be
fore the Wilhoit republican club, on the
evening of Feb. 12th.
Dr. A. Tilzer, formerly of this city,
was married to Miss Carrie L. Beaiy in
Portland, last Sunday.
F. A. Miles has purchased the post
office cigar store from O. A. Nash, and
will carry on the business' at the old
R. R. Bratton, of Barlow, lett a sprig
of raspberry bush at this office during
the week, that contained green and ripe
raspberries and fully developed blooms,
all on the same Btem.
The seven-year old son of Mr. and
Mrs. I. N. Criteser, baa recovered trom
a severe illness, lasting three weeks.
The child was very low witbdipththeria,
scarlet fever and other complications.
Dr. Powell attended the case.
John Duffy, the wood contractor, has
secured a three-year's lease for 150 acres
along the West Side of the Willamette
river, from the Portland General Elec
tric Company. Mr. Duffy is fencing the
land, which he will use as a pasture for
A young man who bss been cutting
quite a dash in certain cirles, is in a fair
way to get into trouble, unless he mends
his wayB, if reports are true. It is said
that he recently carried away a woman's
watch, but gave it up when approached
by the chief of police. Sheet music is
said to bv missing from several homes.
He claimed 10 have taken the watch as
Myron Babler, of Logan, was in town
Monday. For some time past he has
held an important position in a cannery
at Faiihaven, Mash., but may conclude
to go to Alaska in the spring, where he
has been offered a lucrative po-itim.
Jacob Babler, a brother of Myron, is su
perintendent of a salmon cannery at
Fort Wrangel, Alaska, 011 a salary of
$3,000 per annum. His brother, Henry,
is foreman in the same cannery. When
the two brothers return to Alaska in
April, Myron may accompany them.
Thn funeral of the late John Myers
was largely attended in this city last
Friday. The services at Sc. Paul's
Episcopal church; were conducted by
Rev. Geo-ge B. Van Waters, of Port
land, assisted by Rev. P. K. Hammond.
The services at the grave in Mountain
View cemetery were conducted by Mult
nomah Lodge, No. 1, A. F. & A.M.,
J. E. HedgeB, worj-hipful master. The
ball-bearers were Penumbra Kelly,
Charles R. Frazier and Juhn Becker, of
Poitland, Judge T. A. McBride, George
Harding and J. P. Lovett, of Oregon
City. The floral offerings were tastily
arranged and of appropriate and tasty
designs. For inuny years Oregon City
and Clackamas county was his home,
and no man was ever held in higher es
teem or respect.
Charles Reber,the Parkplace butcher,
left Oregon City last Saturday night for
his home at Parkplace. Upon reach
ing the railroad crossing below town,
one of these hold highwayman, that
have been striking terror into the souls
of late-at-night pedestrians, standing at
or near the cattle guard at this point,
ordered Reber to throw up his hands.
Instead of complying latter reached for
his revolver and began shooting, firing
three shots, the non-explosion of a cart'
ridge stopping a fourth shot in its in'
a5! Mm m
and Pay Us a Visit
If you are in need of anything in the
It will pay you to come to Portland and examine
our enormous stock. Besides the advantage of such a
large variety to select from, thus enabling you to obtain
exactly what you want we save you from $2 to $5
on a Man's Suit or Overcoat, and $J to $3 on Boy's
Men's Suits 6.00 to $25
Men's Overcoats $8 to $30
Boy's Suits $2 to $15
Child's Reefers $1.50 to $8
Money cheerfully refunded if goods are not satisfactory
SI oyer Clothing Company
The Popular Price Clothiers
KEN SELLING, Manager '
THIRD AND OAK STREETS
cipiency. Reber, supposing that he had
killed the man, returned to town and
informed Officer Shaw of this fact. The
officer told him to go to the scene of the
attempted hold-up, and if it should be
found that the man was dead, they
would inform the coroner. Constable
McCown and a party also went to the
scene of the shooting. No trace of the
highwayman was found, except the
imprint of his tracks in the mud, made
while getting out of the way over the
fenre. The robber evidently dropped
down in the pit at the cattle guard, and
t-scaped injury from the shots.
The county board of commissioners
held an adjourned terra Monday, and
made the tax for the year 1899, as fol
lows! County, 11 7-10; state, 6 3-10;
school, 5 ; road, 5 ; total, 28 mills. A bi
cycle tax of $1 25 was also levied. In
the matter of the delinquent tax on
railroad overlap lands, the sheriff was
ordered to make an assessment of said
lands in accordance with an order of
court made and entered of record at the
June term of the county court in 1895,
and in accordance with a petition there
in at said time. The clerk was ordered
to refund all district attorney fees paid
since the salary law went into effect,
except where reporter's fees had not
been paid, and to hold the same for
such fee. On account of a remonstrance
filed, the appointment of John Barth as
road supervisor was reconsidered, and
A. II, Reynolds was appointed super
visor of the Macksburg district. W. H.
Smith, who was appointed supervisor of
the Abemethy district, resigned, and J,
E. Smith was appointed in his place.
The matter of changing the boundaries
of Needy precinct, was again brought
up, but laid over until the February
term. The voting place la Beaver
creek precinct was changed from the
school house to the grange hall.
There was a one-sideJ game of bas
ket ball at the Y. M. 0. A. gymna
sium Friday night. The home associa
tion played the Salem association team,
and defeated the latter by a score of 48
to 5. Spectators say that the game was
too much one-sided to be interesting,
The pcrsonell of the Salem team was as
follows: Eorwards, Charles Zanker
and 0. Ryman ; center, Duke Bucking
ham, who was also captain; guards,
Bchrain and Bird. The Oregon City
team consists of the captain, George
Case, aud Dave Williams, forwards;
Frank Montgomery, center, and Nick
Humphrey and Will Peters, guards.
Dave Williams as a forward, is said to
have made some brilliant plays. Much
of the Btar playing of the Oregon City
team is due to the scientific training of
Secretary A. M. Urilley. The Milwau-
Kie team, wno were out; oi practice, put
up the best game of the season against
the Oregon City team. A team from
the Willamette university, will play tba
home team here Friday night.
A pleasant surprise party was given
Ohloe Smith by her little friends of West
Oregon City last Friday night in honor
of her ninth birthday. They spent the
ovening with games and children's
sports in general, after which refresh
ments were served. Those present were :
Misses Chloe Smith, Jennie Gibbs, An
nie Bittner, Nellie Tompson, Winaford
Shaw, Pearl Shipley, Elsie Jordan, Rosa
Spann, Send Spann, Lottie Ford, Mary
Miller, Lavada Freeman, Mary McDon
ald, Lottie Yandle and Francis Munch.
Masters Howard Striclar, Lee Caufield,
Walter Gibbs, Jeffle Smith, Bonnie
Smith, Earl Smith, Donald Shaw. Rob
ert Ingam, Earl Riser, Frank Bittner,
Drank Bhiploy, Clarence Graham, Wll'ie
Graham, Andrew McDonald, Charlie
Freeman, Marvin Vandle, Henry Hill,
Chloe received a number of useful pres
ents, for which she is thankful.
Town talk about the good quality of
the finest cakes, ples,macroons lady flu
gersand bread made at Jos. Kuerten's.
If you have anything to sell, advertise
in the Ooubier-Hkbald and you will be
pleased with the results.
The White Sewing Machine
Runs light and sews right. See this latest
Model. We have Sewing Machines from
$25 up and sell them on easy installments.
Burmeister & Andresen
THE OREGON CITY JEWELERS