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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. FEBRUARY 2, 1900.
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LOCAL AND PERSONAL
John N. Howlett, of Clackamas, was
in Oregon City Monday.
William Waespe, of Caecades, was a
visitor in Oregon City Saturday.
Mrs. Susan McKee has been seriously
ill at her home on Monroe street.
Hon. J. L. Kruse and George Ellig
sen were in from Wilsonville, Monday.
William Brobst, a prominent citizen
Pleasant Hill, was in Oregon City Fri
day. Berry tf nckner, 8. J. Oglesby and Mr.
Boen were in from Beaver Creek, Wed
nesday. A. M. Kirchem and Myron Babler, of
Logan, were in the city Monday and
County Clerk Elmer Dixon went to
Albany Saturday to attend the state
Mrs. M. J. Boen and daughters, Misses
Myrtle and Maud, were in from Beaver
W. H. Brown and Eu?ene Arthur,
of Logan, registered their votes at the
county clerk's office Monday.
W. G. Muir and family have removed
from the wood ramp, near Willamette
Falls to the farm, near Oregon City.
Charles Meldrura left for Roseburg
Friday night, to accept a position as
fireman on a Southern Pacific engine.
Joseph Sevick, the New Era flouring
mill man, was in town Saturday, and
reported that his mill was running on
George W. Lomon, of Grant's Pass, a
former resident of this connty, is visiting
his daughter, Mrs. E. P. Dedman.at
E. A. and Robert Wright, of Meadow,
brook, were in the city Friday. The for
mer lost a fine library in the fire that
recently consumed the Wright home.
Thomas Konkle and fan.ily, of Cath
lamet. Wash., are visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Konkle, at Bolton.
Mr. Konkle formerly conducted a meat
Mr. and Mrs. William Barlow and
Miss Veva Tull are still sojourning at
Stockton, Calif. Mrs. Barlow's health
lias improved slightly, and Mr. Barlow
is homesick for his Oregon home.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Randolph, who
went to California a couple of months
ago, have returned. Mrs. Randolph
stopped off in Linn county, to visit rela
tives for a few days before returning
A. S. Baty, a prominent fruitgrower,
of Canby, was in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Shank, of Canby,
were visitors in the city Monday.
George Killin, a prominent citizen of
Handy, was in Oregon City Friday.
E. A. Klarr and I. M. Morris.
Macksburg, were in town Saturday.
L. L. Moore and Henry A. Andrews
of Milwaukie, were in the city Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Behymer. of Red
land, were visitors in the city Saturday.
Yi . W, Austin, of Logan, and W. E.
Mnmpower, of Stone, were In the city
John A. Pixley, one of the solid el
derly citizens of Damascus, was in Ore
gon City Monday.
James Graham, James Shannon and
Robert Ginther were in from Beaver
Joseph Meyers and John Maroney,
two well known citizens of Cherryyille,
were in town Friday.
Frank Dowty is visiting Assessor Eli
Williams and family. He is a son pf
J. W. Dowty, of Currinsville.
Arthur Russell, of Myrtle Point, Coos
connty, who was visiting relatives in
this county, returned home Friday.
Ed F. Story and family, who were
sojourning at Los Angeles, Calif., visit
ing relatives, returned home last Saturday.
Chris Spinden, who has resi led here
for the past three years, left Sunday for
Ca'ii'ornia, and may go from there to his
old home in Kansas.
I. L. Clark, a prominent farmer 01
Locan, was in town Friday with a load
of onions, which he shipped to Oakland,
Calif. His crnp was contracted sodie
time at;o at $ I per sack.
J. W. Doores, a prominent Marquam
farmer, was in town Friday. He re
ported the recent death of George Nich
olson, a well known native-born citizen
of that section. He was 22 years old.
H. J. Hill, who has been visiting his
family for several weeks past, returned
to the Sumpter district Monday, accom
panied by two other parties. Mr. Hill
has a copper-bearing ledge, which gives
W. A. Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Li. a.. imams, 01 rarkpiace, re.
cently arrived from Tarrytown, N. Y.,
and has accepted a position in the South
ern Pacific car shops, near Portland.
Mr. Williams, who is now an expert ma
chinist, has been in the New England
states for several years and was em
ployed in some of the largest establish
ments of the country.
Wiley May was in from Carus- Tues
day. V. F. Case, of Liberal, was in town
Carl A. Peters, of Wilsonville, was in
the city Tuesday.
, Oliff W. Stipp, of Springwater, was in
Oregon City Tuesday.
Theodore Dahl and A. F. Garrison left
Wednesday for Sumpter.
Miss Anna Penman, of New Era, was
a visitor in the city Tuesday.
Mrs. George Akin, of Salem, haa been
visiting Mrs. H. B. Rinearson.
Peter Davidson, a prominent citizen
of Highland, was in Oregon City Mon
Jonah Penman, of New Era, left Tues
day to accept a position in the North
Pole mine, near Sumpter,
J. R. Marks, the Canby commission
merchant was in the city Monday night
on his way home from Oswego, where
he was purchasing potatoes for ship
J. W. Berriam returned to the Rogue
river hatchery Friday night, and wilj
begin taking steelhead salmon eggs. The
Rogue river salmon are of exceptionally
fine quahtv, and extraordinary success
was had in socuring chinookj, ,
Captain Irwin Sanborn, who was born
in Oregon City, has been visiting his
brother-in-law, Captain J. T. Apperson,
at Parkplace. For the past two years he
has been in the Klondike country ind
Alaska. Mrs. Sanborn is a sister of Mrs
: Robert and Ed Miller, who operate a
sawmill in the foothills back of the Pal
mateer settlement, were in town Thurs-
. day. They recently purchased a lot of
new machinery for their mill, and will
soon be prepared to cut 10,000 feet per
day. The mill is located convenient to
the finest body of timber in Clackamas
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LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
Born at Clackamas, January 24tK, to
Justice H. A. Webster and wife, a son.
"The late frost and cold snap," says
C. N. Wait, of Canby, "has been of
great benefit to the fruit crop, by . put
ting back the early budding and raising
of the sap." During the late warm
spell fruitgrowers were fearful that the
probable early budding of the trees
would result disastrously to the fruit
should a heavy frost occur in the spring.
James Graham, of Beaver Creek, who
has lived on one farm for many years
says that potatoes are the most profita.
ble crop that a Clackamas county far.
mer can produce, taking one year with
another. Mr. Graham is now trying'
dairying in a limited practical wav, with
good Bticcess. He intends to extend his
operations in this line.
George H. Brown, the New Era po.
tato grower and shipper, did exceed
ingly well with his Garciet Chili's this
season. He received $800 for the prod
uct of 9) acres. The tubers were sound
and of good quality. Jle sold the lot to
a California man, who paid him 80 cents
per sack delivered on board the boat at
New Era. Mr. Brown says that the
Garnet Chili's sell better in the market
this year than the burbanks.
On Saturday Bert Greenman demon
strated that chinook salmon get up the
Willamette over the falls, a fact that has
been disputed to a considerable extent.
He caught the specimens with a hook
and line, which are apparently a year
old, and about four inches in length'
The live young specimens were placed
in a jar, and sent down to the state fish
commission headquarters in Portland,
where they are now on exhibition.
Eugene D. White, a native of Clacka
mas county, who v.ae up from Portland
the other day. His father, Dr. S. S
White, who lived on his farm . during
the early days at Mount Pleasant, re'
cently told 01 some ol some spring
weather during the winter '49. He said
the entire winter was almost like spring
and strawberries blossomed and ripened
as in the spring days. Dr. White is now
76 years of age, and is in feeble health.
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THIRD AND OAK STREETS
F. S. L. Bagby, of Bagby Bros., the
well known sawmill men, of Molalla,
was in town Sunday on his way home
from Portland. He has purchased a lot
of new, improved machinery, and will
increase the capacity of the mill to 12,
000 feet daily. Bagby Bros, have just
completed a contract for supplying a
Portland boat builder with some oak
timbers. Not long since this firm fur
nished the Southern Pacific with a lot of
oak lumber for car building and repair
ing. The proprietors of the mill expect
soon to nut in a turning attachment to
work up the waste pieces of oak into ar
ticles of utility that would otherwise be
a total loss of material.
The Oreeon City basket ball team won
another victory last Friday evening
They defeated the Willamette university
team by a score 14 to 4, one of the crack
teams of the valley. The personell of
the Oregon City team was slightly
changed from that at the former games.
Edgar Williams played in place of Pe
ters, who was disabled by a sprained an'
kle. He put up a good game. Mar
quam, the center of the W illamette uni
versity team, is . a Clackamas county
boy. The Oregon City leim is improv
ing under the training of Secretary
Grilley, and is no doubt the crack team
Write or call for special price list at
Parkplace cash store.
Pease, who represents a book pub.
lishing concern, was in town a few days
aifo. and interviewed a number of.uiti"
zens among them a prominent lawyer
Pease so closely resembles United States
Senator McBride, that he is sometimes
mistaken for him by the senator a
friends. Pease entered the lawyer's of
fice and greeted the attorney, calling
him by name, in his usual suave man
ner, when the latter kicked over two
chairs and a spittoon in his efforts to
reach the supposed senator and give him
an automatic pump-handle handshake.
A proraiuent ex-volunteer of Com
pany I, who is now looking after con
struction work on the new pulp mill at
La Camas, was lost in the woods the
other night, or at least, that is the story
the boys tell on him. lie had been vis
iting here, and returned to La Oamas by
way of Troutdale. It was after night
when he reached Troutdale on the train,
and started across the timbered bottom
to the river bank to row across to La
Camas. He got lost and wandered
around in the timber until two o'clock in
the morning when he found hi way
back to the Troutdale depot. It is said
that he did not suffer the least in'con
venience from sleeping on the depot
platform until morning, as it reminded
him of campaigning in the Philippines
The concert at the Congregational
church on the 10th instant, promises to
be the musi-jal event of the season.
Portland, as well as the best home tal
ent, has been secured for the occasion.
Mrs. Lucy Lewis, wife of nenry
T.nwis. of Clackamas Heiahts. who dind
Sunday, was buried in the Catholic
cemetery Monday. The deceased was
about 45 years old, and was a native
W W TtimUnh rptnrnert lust week
from a two month's visit to Los Angeles.
He savs that the Belgian hare craze was
raging so violently in the city of the
"Angels," that he could not resist the
temptation to purchase two of the pets.
On account of the proliflcness of the
lupus family, the progeny of this pair will
no doubt loon succeed in stocking Ore
gon City. The people of Lo Angelen
have Imported about 10,000 Belgian
hares, and in one instance $000 was paid
for ft choice pair. ' The animals bear the
most hlghfalutra names found In the an
nals of aristocracy, as Duke, Muck-a-muck,
Lord Corkscrew, Lady Somer
set, etc. Mr. Randolph says that orange
growing is not all profit, and that many
lose in the business, and often a grove
turns out to be a never-do-well.
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