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OREGON CITY" COURIER-HERALD. APRIL 6, tqoo.
Spring Novelty Silks
We display an unequaled assortment of Novelty
and Fancy Silks in the latest and newest effects to
date, at popular prices. -
Our Stock is Complete
Our Great Stronghold
Always up to date in popular weaves and popular
makes. And we candidly stale without fear of con
tradiction that we acknowledge or fear no competition
from any quarter of the crth in selling fine Dress Goods.
We are ready for the trade. Our stock is superb.
Our name is a household word. Mail, orders tell the
tale. See us on all kinds of dry goods. ,
MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION
- McAllen & McDonnell
EXCLUSIVE DRY GOODS IMPORTERS ....
THIRD and MORRISON - PORTLAND, OREGON"
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Claude Adams left Sunday for a week's
visit at Eugene.
James Hoag was down from Barlow,
during the week.
P. F. McGee, of Brownsville, was in
the city Monday.
T. M. Gault returned Monday from a
visit to California.
Constable F. M. Mathews was in from
County Recorder T. P. Randall spent
Sunday up the valley.
James Dickey, of Molalla, was a vis
itor in the city Sunday.
William Cantwell has been ill at
Canby during the past week.
County Judge and Mrs. T. F. Ryan
visited Woodburn Saturday.
Ex-County Commissioner Frank Jag
ger was in from Carus Frid ly.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Harris visited
his parents at Aurora, Sunday.
William Evans and L. A. Armstrong,
of Barlow, were in town Monday.
Thomas Jones, a well known Beaver
Creek farmer, was in town Monday. -
Register C. B. Moores has returned
from a visit to the Sound and Spokane.
George W. Lacroy, of Viola precinct,
was a visitor In the city during the past
Mrs. Myrtle Williams, of Salem, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Eli Williams, for
Professor and Mrs. Shirley Buck, of
Canby, were visitors in the city daring
Mrs. W. M. Robinson is home from
Sumpter, and is spending a few weeks
on the farm.
Thomas J. Lewis and Dewey D.
Thomas were in from Beaver Creek,
during the week.
Miss Lulu Spangler, of Oorvallis, ar
rived Friday, and is visiting her sister,
Mrs. L. L. Porter.
Mrs. II. T. Hallinan and children re
turned Monday from a visit to relatives
at Carroll's Point. ,
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Reddick and
daughter, Miss Bursa, returned home
from Salem Sunday.
Mrs. J. P. Keating returned Saturday
from a several weeks' visit to her sister,
Mrs. J. B. Robinson at Sacremento.
E. E. Williams is now the travelling
representative of Lang & Co., of Port
land, with headquarters in Oregon City.
Mrs. M. J. Boen and daughter, Myr
tle, of Beaver Creek, are reported to
have been very ill for ;the past two
Miss Ellen Chamberlain, lady dean of
the state agricultural college, visited
her sister, Mrs. C. B. Moores, during
Mrs. J. B. Labor has returned from
San Francisco, and is visiting her par-
ents, Mr., and Mrs. R. E. Porter, at
Mrs. E. E. Oharman is very ill, and
her condition is but little ' improved.
However, her ailment is not considered
Mrs. Elsie Blond and daughter, Eva-
dua, of Goble, arrived Monday to spend
the week with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Bray ton.
J. S. Vauehan, a prominent pioneer
farmer, of Union precinct, and George
W. Lichenthaler, of Pleasant Hill, were
in the city Monday.
M. E. Bain, who formerly published
the Press here, is now employed on the
Sumpter American, states a recent arri
val from that place.
J. A. Talbert, Alex Thomson, Freder
ick Held, and the Misses Bon Durant,
Grace Robinson andilartha Sturchler
were up from Clackamas Saturday.
Lee and Carlton Harding and Chester
Roake are home from the state agricul
tural college for a few days, it being the
vacation at the end of the second term,
C. E. Knotts wrote from Geiser, Ba
ker county, under date of March 30th,
to send his paper to that address. Mr.
Knotts writes that he is doing well and
has fine health.
S. D. Coalman, of Sandy, manager of
the Bftrlow toll road, was in the city
Monday. He anticipates that the road
will be open for travel much earlier than
uual this season.
John F. Jennings, of Nam pa, Idaho,
and Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Spooner, of
Winlock, Wash., attended the funeral
of their mother, the late Mrs. Berry
man Jennings, last Saturday.
Fred Hedges graduated with high
honors at the medical department of
the state university in Portland last
week. The commencement exercises
were held Monday night, when Presi
dent Strong presented the diplomas.
' Jacob Wortman, president of the First
National Bank, of McMinnville, was
visiting Hon. William Galloway and
Captain J. T. Apperson, during the past
week. Mr. Wortman is the pioneer
steamboat man of the Upper Willam
ette, having commenced to run boats on
the river from the falls to Corvallis and
Eugene in 1853, and continued on the
river until 1865. Mr. Wortman's first
boat was the Oregon, which run from
Oregon City to Corvallis and Eugene.
This boat was wrecked in 1854 below
Salem. The fare at that time was $30
from Oregon City to Oorvallis. '
Mrs. E. W. Bingham, wife of a widely
known Portland lawyer, was visiting
Mrs. 0. H. Dye, during the week. Mrs.
Bingham is the daughter of the late
Isaac Ingalls Stevens, who was "lap- j
pointed governor of Washington Terri
tory in 1853. He was a distinguished
Indian fighter, bringing into subjection
the Indians of the Northwest Pacific
coast, surveyed the route for a railroad
to this coast, and served as a major-general
during the rebellion, where he lost
his life. His son, General Hazard Ste
vens, has written an interesting account
of the life of his father, which will soon
be printed by a Boston house. Mr, and
Mrs. Bingham expect . soon to make
their home In Clackamas county, about
three miles from Oregon City, near the
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
The funeral services of the late Mrs.
Berryman Jennings, held at the family
residence last Saturday morning, were
largely attended. The services were
conducted by Rev. E. S. Bollinger.
It is a busy time at the sheriff's, now
that taxes are coming in at a lively
rate. Alex ...L; Strain is temporarily as
sisting in the office. In addition to the
collection of other taxes, Sheriff Cooke
and deputies are collecting the bicycle
The apportionment ot the county
school fund for April will be made in a
very few days, it having been ascer
tained that there is now almost enough
money on hand for the purpose. This
be welcome news to the school districts,
who need the April apportionment in
The school childrens' essay contest
under the auspices of the Clackamas
County Humane Society will close
April 10th. The committee appointed
to examine .the essays and award the
prizes are': Rey. J. H. Beaven, Profes
sor W. H. Davis and Mrs. Jennie E,
An authority on internal revenue tax
ation, gives an interpretation of one of
the rulings as follows: For instance, if
any delegate to a political convention
cannot attend and desires to give his
proxy to a friend, the document must
have on it a 25-ceut revenue stamp. If
it doesn't the delegate may be prosecu
Mrs. Helen Dickenson Harford, of
Newberg, state lecturer and organizer of
the W. C. T. U., discoursed on temper
ance before a good-sized audience at the
Baptist chnrch Saturday night. Mrs.
Harford appeared on the Chautauqua
platform last year, and will have charge
of the W. C. T. U. department at the
assembly this year.
A remarkable increase in the busi
ness at the local laud oflico, is shown by
the financial report of Receiver Gallo
way for March. This report shows that
the cash sales for this period amounted
to. $2562 78, and the fees, $G99 80, mak
ing the total receipts fdaol oa. Had
final proofs been made on 10 timber
claims within the time designated, the
cash receipts would have been almost
doubled. However, persons making fi
nal proof timber claims have 10 days
grace after the designated time, in
which to prove up on their entries.
In March, 1809, the total receipts at the
land office amounted to only $062 75,
caBh sales $215 20, and the fees and
commissions, $447 55.
ow Old is
Our interest in youngster commences al
most as soon as he's able to toddle around and
continues, the rest of his life
This model boys' department is over
flowing with new spring suits for boys of 3
to 20 years Fashion's latest fancies and fads
are shown in jaunty vestee of two garments
or three-for older boys, or young men, if
There's an approachable price on every
thing We say without fear of contradiction
that our values are excelled by nonehardly
equaled by the many. We pride ourselves on
keeping our promises to give quality perfect
DAINTY VESTEE SUITS
Sizes 3 to 8 years.
Lot 6852. Blue Cheviot suit, large sailor QK
oolor, with 4 rows white braid ... . o.Ui
Lot 2519. Light checked chevlofciult, large Q Eft
blue polka-dot oollar and vest a,"u
Lot 5893. Gray herringbone striped vestee, Q Of)
red and green trimmings ,JV
Lot 2221. Navy blue vestee, with short O ftA
notohed oollar, embroidered vest U.UV
LotC',174. Fancy oheoked worsted oasslmere,
short notched collar, navy blue vest and Kft
lapels, with white and drab trimmings . .wV
Lot 4443. Brown and white checked
cheviot veatee suit, double-breasted vest, E Art
brown shield, with white trimmings . . U-UW
Lot 1746. Fine navy bine cheviot vestee,
fanoy red and black plaid vest, white E Mi
embroidered shield I.UU
Lot 2225. Fancy blue-gray tweed vestee; C Mi
purple polka dot vest, embroidered shield U.WU
N0BBT SAILOR SUITS
Sizes 8t:2 ycs'S.
Lot 9204. Blue Flannel Sailor, with white
Lot 427A. Light gray checked cheviot suit,
with red embroidered shield
Lot 4278. Brown mixed tweed, brown
Lot 4249. Blue serge sailor, with bla k
braid trimmings, embroidered design on
shield . . ....
Lot 4226. Fine blue serge sailor, double.
breasted blouse, pearl buttons, fancy
Lot 1726. Fine navy blue cheviot, with
white stripe, red trimmings, 2 shields . . .
Lot 4227. Blue serge sailor, black braid
Lot 4223. Very fine blue serge suits, 13
rows while braid on oollar, embroidered
design on sleeve and on shield
Boys' extra quality school suits at $3.95
Youths' long trousers suits, $7.50 to $15.00
Hats, caps, shirts, waists, hosiery for boys
Clothiers In the 1
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You can't vote if you don't register.
A very handsome up to-date parlor or
gan at Block, the homefurnisher's.
II. II. Johnson, has been awarded a
contract for surveying some government
lands, situated in the Cascade moun
tains in Linn county. He expects to
receive another contract Bcoa.
There has been strikes and rumors of
strikes among some of the employes of
the mills and factories during the past
week. Last Saturday about 25 girls
employed in the spooling and spinning
departments of the woolen mills walked
cut because the restrictions were such
that tliey could not Snake their former
wages by piece-work. This matter was
amicably adjusted, and they returned
to work after an hour or two of lay-off.
More or less dissatisfaction had been ex
pressed by employes in other depart
ments. On Tuesday the management
of the woolen mills held a conference
with a number of the employes, and
made a general, satisfactory aavance in
wages to the employes. On Monday af
ternoon seven men in the wood room at
the Crown paper mills walked out, be
cause they were not granted an increase
In wages from (1 50 to tl 75 per day.
Their places were filled by other men.
Wanted -girl for general housework.
Good wages paid. Inquire at store of
Philip Roos has for rent the build
ing, next to his saloon on Main and
Eight streets, occupied by a confection
ery and branch bakery. Stock and fix
tures for sale.
Lindt ley & Sons have put anew en
gine in their sawmill, i miles south on
the Molalla road, which will double the
capacity of their mill, and are now able
to fill bills on short notice.
0. W, Gauong has a record-breaker in
the matter of a thorougbred Jersey
cow, that he recently purchased from
Hon. William Galloway. The cow has
a pedigree dating away hjick of the time
when the late J. W. Nesmith imported
the mother stock from the East into Or
egon. Last week Mr. Ganong fed the
cow on grass and a small allowance of
oil cake each day. The milk from this
was made into butter and an accurate
account kept of each separate churning.
At the end of the week the result was 15
pounds and one ounce of butter. It is a
noteworthy fact that it costs no more to
feed a cow like this than one of the
common herd, thut would prxluce only
two pounds a week.
Saturday afternoon the-county offi
cial) received a notification from the in
sane asylum that Stephen A. Lane, a
patient, had escaped from custody, and
requested that he be arrested, if he
came this way to prevent his escape.
While Deputy Sheriff Jack was eating
supper at Mrs. Samson's boarding house,
Lane came in and engaged lodgings for
the night. He was taken to the city
jail for safe keeping. In the morning
Jailer Nehren called Lane for breakfast,
but could not get him up. Later,
Deputy Jack and Nehren went to the
cell, and upon pulling down the covers
found Lane sawing away at the arteries
in one wrist with a skinning knife.
However, but slight injuries had been
afllicted, and Lane was taken back to
the asylum by an attendant on the Sun
day morning train. Lane evidently in
tended to end his mortal career, as he
had written the following on a piece of
hrown waste paper: "Please have my
body embalmned and sent (o John By
ant, Bodes, Illinois, See Isaac G, Da
vidson, Portland, Ore. Farewell to this
world of wickedness and man's perfidy.
Stophen A. Lane." Sheriff Oooke
searched the prisonrer on the night
previous, but found no knife on his per
son, Lane works in the butchering de
partment at the asylum, and evidently
bid the knife in his bootleg.
DO YOU WANT A BICYCLE?
The reason why we sell so many wheels this season is because we have the best wheels for the price;
The Rambler for $40 is the strongest wheel made. It has the G. & J. heavy tread clincher tires, the finest crank hanger, and is very easy running.
The Weal, iit $30 BiCy Cle can't be beat for the price. It has also the best G. & J. heavy tread tires.
The Goldeil 'E3.gle $25. Ladie8' or Gents' This makes a fioe ladies' whee1' It is very nicely finished, light and easy running, and will last for
We also sell the White, Stearns, Barnes and Mitchell Bicycles. These are all high grade wheels.
We will be only too glad to show you our assortment, e en ifyou do not intend to buy. Come in and see the many new improvements.
The Morrcw Coaster and Brake is the greatest invention for this season. With this you ride 50 miles and only pedal 35, and it will take a man, no matter how much he weighs,
down a hill that any horse can go down. "
We sell wheels for cash or on installments, and take second-hand wheels in trade. " ' ;
Eurmeister & Andresen
THE OREGON CITY JEWELERS J