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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. FEBRUARY 2, 1900.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
Many voters have had their n.uiK'S
registered by Mayor Waile.
A ;erifS of revival meetings are now
in progress in the M'itholmt church.
They are conducted by Revs. T.by and
Frank Zollner has made some changes
n his'bicyele shop, givinir him room for
the machinery which he has recently
L. Rogers has returned from Michi
gan, ahere lie has been visiting. Ue
ays the ground was fiozon to the depth
f two feet when he left and that very
tittle snow had fallen".
There seems to be a car famine on ac
count of the heavy shipments of pota
oes. The shippers at this point have
had difficulty in keeping their ware
house from overflowing while waiting fur
Henry Evans has returned fiom Sis
ton, where he was working In the tie
plant. He met with an accident which
v'ill prevent his working for some time
A party of bridge carpenters has been
repairing some of the railroad bridges
near town. Some purveyors have also
heen here working for the railroad com
pany. Rev. Englebart has organized a class
tor the stu-y of German. Theclasscon
fists of 16 members and moets on Thurs
J. K. Miller, a prominent furmer of
Seedy, was in town Tuesday. He has
sold his farm, which is one of the best in
that part of the county, and will move
.to another part of the state.
Sptingwater, were In Cuninsville Tues
Misses Sena Heft aud Flora.Bluhm are
home from Portland on a short visit.
Michael Moehnke has a colt that will
go over any fence in the neighborhood,
and who spends most of hU time visit-,
Rev. E.-sig and Edward Smith are pre-
! paring lor a grand concert.
I Walt- r Smith, of Sherwood, is study
1 ing under the instruction of Rev. Whit
Miss Anna Mathews, who has been
quite sick, is mmh bjtter.
Jan. 80. Slekpy Tom.
1 Mrs. Cummins, who has been very ill,
Rural Dell, is improving rapidly.
Dell is to have a new school ! Mr. ViMm.m lm unnn in o,.o m.
Ihe weather ia fine and farmers are
doing their spring plowing. The roads
are good in this yicinity where you can
A number of young people spent a
very pleasant time at Henry Githerrs'
last Sunday, and after partaking of a
luxurious dinner, spent the afiernoon in
vocal and instrumental music and riding
13. F. Billiard and Bar n? w on', to
Orient last week to visit Mr. u ... ..lre.
Miss Anna Ilicenbothein, of Rcdland,
atten led our spelling school last Friday
Ihoo. Shankland went to Portland
Saturday after his Bister, Erne, who has
been there some time.
Mr. Stone wont to Portland this morn
lug, loaded with pork and uoultry,
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lewellon, of
house in 11,00 .
Grandma Samson is very sick and
seen t to be growing weaker.
Miss Mary Eyman was visiting at Mr.
Sciamble's last Saturday and Sunday.
Warren Haekins is pulling ttumps in
Our new neighbor 01 the J. M.Austin
place is hauling his potatoes to the sta
tion. Henry Warnock has been slashing
some brush on Mrs. Saxe's place.
Friday evening there will ba a basket"
social at Evergreen school house. The
program will ba furnished by the Liter
ary Society and Smyrna Sunday schoolj
Jan. 3 J. D. D.
Farmers are further along with their
spring plawing in January this year
than they usually are in Mtrch. ' If the
weather continues fair, sowina will be
finished early in February.
Charles Shockley went to Highland
last week to a shooting match and came
home with over half a dozen chickens.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Beeson were visit
ing a 0. Shockly's last Sunday.
Albert Moehnke is home on a short
visit . He has been working up on the
Our school closes this week Friday. I
will say right here that the Misses May-
field have taught us a good school, and I
hope the directors will engage them for
the spring term.
The way joung folks flock to the Ger
man Congregational church is a caution.
Methiuks it is something mote than re
ligious instruction they long for. What
is it, Ed?
John Blum will leave for California
this week to work in the orange grove
whore he has been the past three years
The debating society will miss him, as
he was one of the best judges we have
Rev. V. S. Essig is the busiest person
here. He is always in a hurry, He is
working for the cause of Christianity
Jan. 31. 00,
Jack Jones passed through here with
Lou Stiner and Tressa Staben were
visiting in Highland last Sunday.
Jack Wallace, of Highland, is taking
a very active part iu the Shubol debuti ng
Muralt, of Heniice, who is very low,
Mrs. Beeson has been very sick, but is
Miss Ada Moehnke received the sad
news of the death ot Miss Anna Crab
tree, a classmate and one of her dearest
friends, in Albany. '
Miss Ada Moehnke is preparing for
an entertainment and basket social to be
given at Clarkes on Feb. 23.
M. Trullinger, of Molalla, was in our
town on Friday.
Charles Labour is putting logs in the
Mortisen millpond for Barton Jack.
We are informed that the remain .of
C. E. Minier, a member of the Second
Oregon regiment, who died at Manila,
will be brought home for burial.
We are pleased to Btate that the fam
ily of I. D. Larkins are all on the road
to recovery from tyohoid fever.
Rev. Luse, of this place, is holding a
protracted meeting at Molalla.
O. D. Eby has the registration books
f r Marquam and Wilhoit precincts.
Voters may register by calling at his of
fice in Marquam. Pat.
brother Sam's home on Sunday ; mother
and child doing well.
Fred Rogers is now clerking in Mr.
The Linden Circle, of the Woodmen,
gave a social dance on Saturday evening.
A larre number was present and an en
joyable time was had
We are having some pretty cold
weather at present. -Mrs.
Gotiherg, who has ben quite
sick f r some time, is convalescing.
There will be an entertainment and
basket social at the Coltou schoolhouse
the last. Saturday in February. Come
one and all and bring your baskets. .
P. E. Bonney and W. S. Gorbett are
in the mountains at present.
Our merchant made another trip to
Jregon City this week.
There is considerable volunteer work
being done on the roads.
H. E. Carr has returned to Ostrander,
Wash., to work in the shingle camp.
Miss Meadie Hubbard is .working in
Miss Grace Pringle, of Oregon City,
is visiting at Mrs. Goltberg's.
The next question at our literary is
"Resolved.That the Boy Brought Up on
the Farm Hasn't as Good a Chance of
the Future as the Boy Brought Up in the
J. O. Morris has rented his farm to Grain that was sown between the 20th
M. Plaske, of Washington. Jim, is go-j and 30th ult. is now looking nice and
ing to the mines, and when he returnB 'green.
hope he will bring a helpmate. Potatoes in the ground are showing:
James Haunngan made a flying trip to signs. of sprouting
Portland today. j Kline will resume faim ing some time
The dancing scliooi is progressing . uexi uuuiiu. 41 present, ne is enjoying
finely under Prof. Halprmer. . lamontn's vacation in the" suburbs of
I would advise all, that can, to get
vaccinated as soon as possible. We
don't know what minute the smallpox
will be here.
E." Dodge has three teams hauling
shingles to Ely for John Everuart,
L. W. IJeeth and family were the
guests of Lydia Wright Sunday.
Boys, did you see that black cloud go
south last week? Now comas weeping
nd wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Blessed are the poor! VVoe.unto you that
The wind last week blew the Liberal
church off of itf foundation, and has
ruined the building.
Miss Verdie Maville has returned
home from Canemah. Glad to see you
in our midst once more!
Jaii. 31. K.
Rev. E. D. Hornschuch
M. Durst is building a fence for
sister, Mrs,. Lehman.
A Bix-mill ichool tax was voted last
Saturday evening and we will have three
teachers next term.
Charlie Muljan has wagered a box of
10 cent cigars that we will have skating
on the mill pond this winter. The most
of us hope that he wins.
The Boers have the sympathy of
nearly all of our citizens. The news of
British reverse is read with joy, regard
less of their politics.
Mrs. Mary Roth's mother, Mrs. Ha
ger, of Portland, was in town last week.
Messrs. Oatlield, Theisen and Tu
cholke are hauling hay to Port'aud al
most every day,
Andrew Walker's daughter was ill
last week, but is now better.
Miss Anna Bernhard wears a broad
smile when Bhe is addressed as aunt, as
a new nine pouiii boy arrived at her
D. H. Mosher, a former teacher of
this place, gave us a call last Tuesday.
Mr. tadonan delivered a fine cow at
Portland for which he received $40.
E. Shubert is doing an extensive real
W.T. Henderson has rented Lars
Last Saturday a few of the neighbors
met and worked on the graveyard.
G. R. Miller, of Highland, will con
duct a free registry at the Mountain
Home schoolhouse Wednesday, Jan.
Henry Turner has purchased the
farm formerly owned by Thomas Jeffer
James Turner preached in the Moun
tain Home church.
The protracted meetings are still going
on. They have been running for three
weeks, and seven or eight have joined
At a special school meeting Saturday a
three-mill tax was levied for school pur
poses fi r the ensuing year.
The weather has bein fine lately be
ing a little cool, but the frosty nights
will help to hold the fruit buds back
till spring. Cherries and early peat
buds have begun to swell a little. Some
of the farmers are sowing wheat today.
We understand that supervisor Davis
is to gravel the road between here and
Clackamas this week. '
Jan. 29. 16-2-1.
Our school is greatly diminished this
week, owing to the number of pupils on
the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Williams and daugh
ter, Inina, visited friends in town Sunday.
Wm. Muir has moved back on hie
father-in-law's place, lately vacated by
Mrs. E. E, Martin spent Friday and
Saturday visiting relatives in Oanby and
Thomas Davies, sr., is greatly im
proving his place by removing and
Joe Myers' baby is slowly improving
under the skillful care of Dr. Strickland,
who is also treating Mr. Shelly.
The girls of the Maple school will give
ajliterary program and pie social at the
schoolhouse Saturday evening, Febru
ary 10, 1900, for the purpose of procur
ing games for the school. Come and
lend us a helping hand.
E. M. Ward, our ex-school teacher, is
now agent for woodsaws, which runs by
gasoline engines, and is having gr at
Mrs. 0. Jackson is still at the bedside
of her aged mother, who has been very
low but is now slowly recovering.
Miss Hattie Roman and brother spent
SunJay with their sister, Mis. E. Ger
ber and family.
"t - 1 1 1 n xm
Are guaranteed Lighter Draft than . walking Plows
Doing same mount cf wcrk
Send for Circulars of
Case, Sulky, Gang and Walking Plows and Harrows
Best Drill in
Your reporter has been attending the
protracted meetings held at the Garfield
school house the past week. The meet
ings were ably conducted by G. P. Rich,
and Elder Moore, of the Christian
church. They found 16 of the Chris
tian faith at this place, and immersed
thne in Mr. Waggoner's mill pond.
There will be a chmc '. built somewheier
near Garfield in the near future, known
as the Christian, or Church of Christ
G. P. Rich will preach here again, the,
fourth Sunday in March.
Mrs. William Davis and her sons, El
mer and Willie, Btarted ' Monday t
Dufur, to see her father, who is very
3ick and not expected to live. , '
Mr. and Mrs. Lockerby were visiting
Mi. and Mrs, J. P. Iivin one day last
week . .
Mrs. J. J. Davis and family were visit
ing her mother one day last week.
Mrs. E. 0. Hackett was the guest of
Mrs. J. Yocum last Sunday.
Miss Anna Hicinbolhem was the guest
of Miss Ethel Jones last Saturday and
Miss Ida Rich, of Kelso, was the guest
of Mrs. J. P. Irvin last week.
frank Irvin has gone back to work
in a sawmill near Orient.
Mr. Holder went to Portland last
week after his daughter.
- Frank Rhodes is building a new residence.
J. J. Davis
Being fully advised, we would recom
mend that the county commissioners
make an appropriation for painting the,
Eagle creek bridge built last summer, a
it begins to show the eftecta of the,
weather and may not be used for soma
tim yet, as there is no road leading
to it.' M.
erecting a new work
William Worsham, of Malheur,
iting his sister, Mrs. E. J. Marshal.
A school meeting was held at the,
school house on Tuesday evening. A
11 mill tax was voted for the support of
the school for the ensuing year. Them
was some discussion in regard to creat
ing a sinking fund to meet the bond
Mrs. Blake and daughter, Maud 1
Smith, of Toledo, Wash., and Mr. and i v. Inch become due in three years. Some
Mrs. Simmons, of Oregon City, were action should be taken on this important
guests at Mr. Shortledge'a Sunday. matter. The attendance at the meeting
Mr. Hihh n.l boms haled hav for wua verv Bma11-
John Everhart Monday.
The paper mill company is having
2000 cords of wood cut on the late Jacob
Madder place. Mr. Vattover is super
intending the cutting.
Jan. 31. Triplets.
l'Ntia rota hid
;(ttiiik(d tc Jmr
No 20-0-12 inch $9 50
No 40-0-13 inch 10 00
Shares, Landsides, Mould
boards, etc., wil fit Oliver N0.20
Come and see us when you come to Portland
Mitchell. Lewis L Staver Co.
What beautiful weather we are hav
ing ! Some cf the farmers are shipping
potates; some are digging, and some are
David Penman, Sr., was telling us he
had quite a patch of "Early Rose" po
J. Foster has been moved from his
granddaughter's to his own home.
We are sorry to learn that J. C. New
berry is dead.
Prof. alter Ridor was in New Era
snnciay giving guitar lessons, we un
derstand that he also gives lessons on
George Brown was in Portland Saturday.
The Warner Grange had" a big turn
out Saturday, it being installation of
Thomas Blanchard took the eorly
train Sunday for Orogon City. He is
getting to feel quite young again. While
in town he had aslianip)o,3l:.m incut
tache clip and his hair cut pompadour.
Madam Rumor says we are going to
have a masquerade ball, but the date
isn't Bet at the present writing.
Miss Carrie Zolley is working for
Mrs. Hannah Brown.
Miss Anna Penman was a guest of
Mies Clara Blanchard Sunday.
James Blanchard has quite a smile on
his countenance siuce they have a new
Xlie xsew jtra tctiooi is progressing
nicely under the management of Mrs.
Wells. Some sickness is reported among
the pupils such as coughs and colds.
That young man that drives the four
horse team had betttr look out and
not stop talking to our girls. One Hat
is plenty lorimn. j. toves mat song
"Just One Girl."
Jan. SO. Mabel.
J. F. Deyoe went to Portland yester
day on busineees.
Lee Rogers and w ife, of Oregon City,
have com home for a few days' visit.
Lewis Rogers returned from Michigan
last week, where be has been visiting
his mother and friends. He says after
passing throu h a great many states
Oregon is good enough for him. Mr.
Rogors has moved into the Blount
Mr and Mrs. Carlton went to Port
land yesterday to spend a few days.
Mr. Eldridge and bride, guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Rosenkrans, left for the East
John Marks took a trip to Portland
Mr. Harrington has put in a new cross
walk from his gate to the opposite side
of the road, which was much needed.
Born On Jan. 25, 1900, to the wife of
H, Brand, a daughter.
Died Jan. 26, 1900, Gladys Lucele,
infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Rev. Molloy conducted the funeral ser
vices of the infant sou of Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Burley, of Portland, at the
Mountain View cemetery kst Saturday
Roy Ringo is quite sick, having a se
vere attack of pneumonia.
P. D. Curran and family were ag'eea
bly surprised this week by having three
of their old neighbors from Eastern Iowa
call on them, whom they had not seen,
for 30 years.
, Mrs, Moran went to La Camas last
Saturday to spend a few days with her
daughter, Mrs, Grace Ely, and family.
Rev. T. P. Hsynes went to Currins-
Several newcomers are looking for , ville thia week, and expects to be gone
homes in our little city, but houses for
r nt are as scarce as hen's te th.
Revival meetings are now being held
every evening at the M. E. church.
Miss Bertha Sturgis and Miss Emma
Froesohle returned from Portland yes
terday whera then La e bsei i.iiting
ftiends for the past few Jays.
First and Taylor Streets,
What beautiful weather 1 The farmers
are making good use of it.
Levi Stehman has been blasting out
stumps in bis field.
Dee Bruner has finished his contract
It is said that hope endureth all things-
We have been hoping that this would
be a mild winter so that it would not
destroy our neighbors' carrots, which
are stilt in the ground, and those young
chickens lately hatched, and lastly, but
not leastly, some would not have to cut
as much fire wood as usual. In response
F. O. Chaney, of MHdleton, Idaho, is
visiting his aunt, Mrs. Haynns, this
Those who own orchards are glad the
weather is getting cooler, being afraid
they would blossom prematurely.
Mr. Livermore was viewing a location
to put his mill on Clear Creek, 01 or
near Shibley's place.
We are glad to report that Mrs. M.
L. A. Lacey is better. Her daughter,
Mrs. Edminston from Dayton, Wash.,
has come to spend a few days with her.
The Graugeis were seen today around
I., i.n- ...
to it all, no snow has, as yet, fallen. ulB lm" ""Droving me grounds.
The therniouu-ter has but once registered j Tne Springwater school had a pro
as low as 26 degrees, and that but for a ' gram last Friday afternoon. The pri
few hours one frosty morning. Some, rnary pupils furnished songs and recita
fruit trees are in leaf. Dogwood trees , tions, and the older pupils debated.
and strawberry vines are iu bloom.
The bees have been out this year gather
ing honey and stinging the babies,;
bluebirds abouud; frogs are practicing
their spring songs ; and stock out to
grass are in good condition. Who could
sk for a milder season 1
A valuable cow owned by Wisse nborns
in good conditiou and apparently
healthy, died Friday of, as near as can
be learned, sudden bl mtingol the body
The question was, "Resolved That
Washington Did More for His Country
Than Lincoln." It was decided in fa
vor of the affirmative.
hat Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you ifvou used Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Thousands of
sufferers have proved their matchless
nient for sick and nervous headaches.
They make pure blood and strong nerves
Mrs. Sarah Page, of Macleay, was the I nd .b.uild upyoor health. Easy to take.
guest of her daughter, Mrs. Kina Qw.uUcarrirBtoGTVZZ
of grubbing for S. AY right.