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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. JULY 27, 1900.
J CLACAKMAS COUNTY NEWS
. Rev, Father Matliew is quite ill. '
Harvesting has commenced, and eome
fields are not worth cutting.
Dr. Dedman has the lumbar oti. the
ground for a new picket fence in front of
his residence. .
Mrs. A. C. Winters, who has been
Visiting John Hart, will return to her
home in Middleton, Wash., tomorrow.
Will Druschell, of Portland, is visiting
his father for a few wteks.
Mr. Eldridge, of Sherwood, was visit
ing in our town Wednesday.
L. P. Howard brought soma splend'd
etrly pauhes into the nurket the fore
part of this week.
Misses Emma and Fannie Olayson, of
Concord, came up Sunday to visit their
sister, Mrs. E. S. Smb.
0. E. Nicholson and wife, of Pocatello,
Ida., arrived here and are visiting with
Mr. Nicholson's parents Mr Nichol
son is conductor on the Oregon Short
The many friends of Miss Gertie Tack
elson will be pained to learn of her sud
den death Ht Hood Riycr, where she
went with the hope of regaining her
health. The remains will be brought
here for interment beside her mother,
who died a lew weeks ago with the same
Mis. Atchli-v, of Portland, and Mrr,
I. Devi heist, of. San 'Jose, Cal., were the
guests of Mrs. J. Howell this week.
Mrs. Howell Iiks growing on her place
the largest sun flower, the height being
13 feet and has from six to eight blooms
on the stalk. The blossoms measure
from eight to ten inches in circumference.
Mr. Redner closed a series of interest
ing lectures at the schoolbouse Sunday
Charles Mautz, with his family, was
looking after the interests of his ranch
here on Sunday. ' '
Mrs. Gibbs and her daughter, Miss
Elsie, called on Mre. Mautz and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Mautz spent several
days last week visiting Mr. Fires and
family, of Oar is. r
Mr. A. Mautz and wife epent Sunday
day at Mr.Cunishman's home and feast
ed on ice cream and cake.
Mrs. Cramer's sister, with her husband
and family, arrived last week from Ne
braska. They expect to locate here.
George Hyatt and wife returned to
Goldendale, Wash., last week. after a
short s'ay with Mrs. Hyatt's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Mautz.
Mrs. J. B. Jackson and daughter re
turned Monday from a visit to Mr. and
Mrs. Henry S.uinon's at Needy. E lith
and Jessie did not return but will spend
a week at their grandfather's home.
Your correspondent today visited the
normal school of Prof. 0. H. Byland
held at his residence in O.egon City,and
found a number of teachers busily pre
piring for t tie A'igust examination.
New pupils will he received at any time
prior to August 4.
July 25. Pansy Blossom.
Miss Stella Collins, of Washington,
was vioiting with her friend, Miss Len
nie Seeley,last week. .
Messrs. F. M. Darling and 3, Gillett
rode out to New Era Sunday, where they
Mrs. Cornwall of Woodburn, 's visit
ing her niece, Mrs. Clyde Pierce, this
week. She has been attending the
Messrs. P. A. and John Fairclough
were in this burg Thursday evening.hav-'
mg returned from Klondike. They say
that Klondike is the place to make
money, but not the place to take a fam
' Mrs. Harrington started to San Fran
cisco last Saturday. Salina.
July 16. .
Gibbs & Sons have started their hay
press for the season.
Lizzie and Charlie Gerh.'.user are near
Sunnyside picking peas.
Oourtland Gibbs visited his aunt,Mrs.
J. B Noj, of Needy, Sunday.
M;ss Annie Mautz spent several days
last week with friends in Oregon City.
Mies Edna Card was the guest of her
friend,'Miss Elsie Gibb', lone night last
Fred Waltemathe and wife entertained
a number of Mends from town Sunday,
among whom was their daughter, Min
nie, who has been in the family of Mr,
Lang since last fall.
Mowers and reapers are busy on all
Full wheat will turn out better than
expected a month ago. Hay was dam-
a:ed to a considerable extent by the late
Mr. McMcholas has a new reaper,
which does good work.
Supervisor Davis is doing a splendid
job in putting gravel on the road between
this place and Clackamas Station.
There are no worms or insects in the
apples this year to speak of. Potatoes
are lo iking well. 16-2-1.
Born, July 12th, 1900, to the wife of B
Montgomery, a daughter.
Died, the infant child of Mr. and Mre.
J. W. Miller, on Thursday, July 12.
Mr. and Mm. W. W. May, of Carus
spent Sunday in this place, the guests of
August Friederich, Fred Curran and
George Everhart mounted their silent
s'eeds and attended campmeeting at
New Era Sunday.
Mrs. West returned home Monday
Mr. Libbiewas on the sick , list last
Mrs. George Ely is on the -sick list
this week. ' -,
Mr. Heater ia visiting his cousin, Mr.
Locke, this week,
Mr. Savage and family moved to Pott-
and last Saturday,
Richard and Albert Frederich have an
attack of typhoid fever.
Miss Eul Haynes went to Albany last
week to visit among friends.
Mrs. Haynes epent the first part of
the week visiting iu 8a!ern.
We are having good haying weather
and the men art busy making hay.
F. A. Ely has some of the best hay of
the season, and finished havinu Tues
Frank Bullard and family have gone
down to LaCamasto remain until Christ
mas. - ' ,
Miss Mary Waltring, of Albina, called
on Mrs. Gillett, her former teacher, last
A dance was given in J. W. Currin's
barn last Saturday night. All present
had a good time.
Mrs. Clyde Pierce has received, the
news from California of the marriage of
her sister, Mamio.
Mrs. Walton returned home from
Portland last Saturday, where she had
been visiting her sister. -
Messrs. John and P. A. Fairclough are
in this burg again. They are occupying
a room over Everhart's store.
Mrs. S. F. Chaney and son, of Idaho,
are visiting with Mrs. Chaney's sister,
Mrs. Hay nes.whoru she had not seen for
Captain and Mrs. Hegan came home
from The Dalles last Monday night on
account of the illness of Mrs. Hegan,
Captain Hegan will return to The Dalles
this week if his wife's health impioves,
but Mrs. Hegan will remain with her
mother a month or two.
Mrs. Clarabelle . Williams is visiting
ber mother, Mrs.F. A. Ely, this week.
Evan Williams is also here, having hurt
himself at the mill.
There will be preaching at the church
next Sunday at 4 o'clock. Rev. Bollin
ger officiating. Sai.ina.
We have a new doctor, who has lo
cated in Springwater. Our dentist has
had to practice medicine and dentistry,
so it has kept him very busy, and did
,not have the time to get married. Now
that we have another doctor we will look
for a wedding Boon.
There waa an immense crop of hay,
but the grain crop is rather poor. Most
of the farmers have their hay. in.
Mrs, Marrs, of Salem, is visiting her
children in this place and Currinsville.
Mrs. Haybelt, of Upper Springwater,
was burned ,to death last Friday. The
house was also burned, and no one knew
how it happened.
For the benefit of homeseekers, they
are requested to call on W. J. Lewellen
or A. M Shibley.and they will be shown
very desirable, cheap land. 1900.
OUT THE WEST SIDE.
Observations In the Frog Fond and
Pleasant Hill Neighborhoods.
Furnished Every Week by Clacka
mas Abstract & Trust Co.
BUSH SWEET POTATOES.
CH AMPION BINDER
EF Riley to U. S.nw of sec 1, t
T T Biirkh'ar't to R H ' Rabage, 'sw
of sec 26, 1 s, r 6 e 6-14
M U Young to G Jaegar, 70 as S B
S Swanson to W E Hesse, n of nw
of w of ne of sec 6, 2 s 4 e ... 1
0 T Stokes to T T Buikhart, sw of
ec 26, 1 s, 5 p . 1
M J Stevens to E V Haley, w of It
11. e 10 ft. It 12,blk 31 Umb.lg.. $
J Ormsby to M J Stevens, e 10 ft,
lot 12, blk 81, Umbdg 20
W Young to G 1 orator, 160 as sec
sec 32, 7 s, 3e,.. ' J000
M F Albertson, to Waverly A'ssn,
It 16, blk 9, Cambridge
J H Gill to M Young, se of sec 32,
7 s. 3 e 800
O E Holcomb to S J Lemmtm, 2 as .
Wills dm. Is, 2 e 150
J Haley to E F Riley, 158.11 as.eec
1, 2 8, 5 e 633
G W Hux to F Zimmerman, nw of
ne of sec 30, 1 s, 4 e 1200
F S Dunning to G Failinezger.ne of i
se of and n of se of ee of sec 11,3
B, lW..; 900
State of Oregon to A S Dresser.w of
sec 30, 4 s,4 e 400
S McCown to M A Beach, It 16, blk
13, Gladstone 1400
F T Barlow lo W A Blount, lots 17,
18, 19, 20, 21,blk 4, W Gladstone 400
C Potter et al to L A Wells, Its 7
and 8, blk 00, O C 350
S J Jones to J T Appeison, tret by
It 13, blk 3, Parkplace .1
A II Hart son to J Swartzenbach, 5
as, sec 8, 2 s, 3 e 50
H Ricliter to E Sommerfield, tret
sec 30. 3 s, 1 e ; 1800
J Riley to C E Forster,se of sec 30,
6 s, 3 e 5
S N Rasmussen to E M Rasmussen
yA int in Its 1, 8, blk 15, Willam
ette Falls ... 500
A 8 Dresser to Sec Sav and Trust
Co, w of Bee 36, ne of sec 24, 4 s 4
WfjlWIiiWfiMi-!' UJi-M"M ,. - . mAi? -ii.ii'.
THE ONLY BINDER
with force feed elevator wasting no grain at top of elevators
THE ONLY BINDER
having an eccentric sprocket wheel or any other device that
does absolutely give a gain of 16 2-3 per cent in power at
time of compressing, tying and discharging the bundle.
The time when other Binders choke
THE ONLY BINDER
with a relief rake for keeping inside end of cutter bar clear
We have other points that no others have and besides hav
ing these features the Champion has all essential features
found on the best of other machines' such as roller and ball
Here is a sample of tte letters we get Irom Champion users:
MITCHELL, LEWIS & ST AVER CO., Amity, Ore., June t, 1900
I bought of your agent J. J. Putman in 1899 one of your Champion Binders and will say I hav
handled the McCormick, Esterly and Woods but the CHAMPION is the "BOSS."
. 1 . II .1 1 ... . ...
it gave me icss trouoie man ary maenme 1 ever handled and would heartly recommend the
G Broughton to E F Riley. 2 1 3 as
sec 20, 21, 'l s, 2 e, lot 2, blk "U"
Far lip I ace 525
R Aegerter to A S Dresser, ne of
sec 24, 4 s, 4 e 250
W L B Cornett t) J Lewellen, 24 as
of sec 8, 4 a, 4 e Pat
Other tracts in Clackamas countv : A
Forster to Guar Sav & T Co, P H Mar-
ley to (ioldstone, J (i Porter to V H
Kribs, F O Connor to C G Forster, U 8
to J Riley, S L Mack to J P Lovett.
A B Strow bridge to M J Lane, 5 as
sees, Zs, 2e f 500
A E Latourette.truB.to A M Rodney
w of n w or sec 2, 4 s, I e 2on
(J McLown to J K braham, Its U to
12, blk 16, Its 6 to 10. blk 15,
L L Porter to Jos Faqtiet, all int in
McUarver elm, a s, 1 e
V Wilson, mining elm
Bashaw & Cross, mining elm
O McCown to G B Dimick, 40 or 50
Its iu Gladstone
C McCown to F Brownell, Its 19,20
S J Shirley to C W Vondetahe,15.50
te, sees 2 and 3. 3 s, 2 e 540
U F Linn lo A II Linn, 32 a 8, sec 13,
3, 2 e
A Sprague to B F Linu, 30 as sec
18. 3 s, 2e 110
G Rinearson to B F Linn, It 4, blk
16, Gladstone 11J
D 11 Dearborn to E N Chitwood, s
of nw of n of ne of sw of sen 5,2 s,
J H Johnson to S Anderson, 20 as
sec 29, 1 4 e
H G Sloop to II McGinnis, 40 as of
sec 32, 1 s, 4 e
D Muggins to M I IIugiiini,4 as,sec
28, 2 s, 4 e
N C Maris to E F Seely, , int in
Jos Bradley elm, 3 s,2 w
J P Lovett to N Campbell, 120 as,
840 10 4 8 1 6
D C Latoiirette to J B TrulYi i)ger,3 i
as, fee 3. 6 s, 2 e
G Broughton to Bank of O C trcts.
Ulai k Uo 13.000
A C llodgkin to M Jenning, 15 as,
tec 13, 2 s, 1 e
E F Riley to U S, nw of see 1, 2 8,5
CHAMPION BINDER to all wishing to buy a machine.
Yours, etc ,
(Signed) J. L. LADD.
Mitchell, Lewis k Staver Co
The successful farmers in that part of
the county west of the Willamette are,
as a rule, hard workers and good man
agers, with a practical knowledge of
agriculture acquired by years of experi
ence. This is the only kind of farmer
that can survive the class struggle. The
unenergetic, aimless man, however op
right he may be, isn't iu it. The day
when any one can conduct a farm is past.
The successful farmer is not a whit be
hind the successful merchant or lawyer,
iu intelligence, and he cannot afford to
The black worm, about an inch and a
half in length, that has invested the
clover fields in the Frour Pond bottom
lands, has created some alarm. In
fields from which the hay has been cut,
it devours the leaf of the clover p'ant,
leaving the stalk bare.
In Pleasant Hill several. farmers have
signed contracts to plant a specified
number of acres with beets. Possibly
contractors would have been few and far
between if the clause in Ibe contract bad
been duly considered whii h stipulates
that the statement of the sugar factorv
people in regarl to the percentage of su
gar in beets, shall be final, thus placing
the grower at the mercy of the factory
in fixing the price per ton, from if 3 to $5,
according to the percentage of sugar.
The manager or ownerof the machine
ry, who is an Ohio man, expects the
immigration ;of 300 German families
next spring (and 300 families laler on)
to work in the beet fields. They will be
experts in beet culture, but" the farmer
'who de.sires to bring the profitableness
to him, of their work, within the range
of possibility, will, during the fall, plorc
the laud intended for beets several times
to kill the weeds and to make the soil
loose and mellow. A beet that grows
partly out of the ground is said to con
tain no sweetness, it having been cooked
out by the suu. No one in the commun
ity is jubilant over the prospective prof
its to be derived from beet farming. One
thing is plain, that it will be the means
of uumping into the Willamette vallev a
targe amount of white labor-power, that
must necessarily be cheap labor, for it
is probable that the profits on the beets,
beyond the necessary labor and expense
of the farmer himself, will leave but
small wages for the laborer, who, by the
way, will be a competing factor in the
general labor market two-thirds of the
year. Any way, the sugar-beet enter
prise is taid to be a good thing all
The prospect is that the hop crop will
De good, laundry growers sold last vear'i
crop for 3 cents ; as it costs about 5 cents,
without counting the farmer's labor.
to put the hops in the bale, they neces
sarily got in a "hole." It seems queer
that a Chinaman cannot manage a hop
yard as cheaply as a white man. The
fact appears to be that the coolies whom
the Chinese farmer employs are less ca
pable than white laborers, though the
iormer demand the same wages as the
latter. There is no part of the valley that
can excell the rolling land of Pleasant
Hill, with its light-red soil, in the pro
duction of hops of a fine quality, Here,
too, the grower is not so apt to be put to
the expense of spraying as he is in the
lower and richer bottoms.
Ihe almost total failure of the wheat
here will work a hardship on the farm
ers, and, in consequence many of them
will be very short of cash. The renters
oi those badly in debt will not be able to
meet their obligations. The oat crop, al-
so, is poor.
It is stated that the freight charges
on the machinery of the sugar factory,
from the East, will be $40,000. This
would represent about 3,000,000 pounds,
or about 60 carloads.
James McConnell, of Sherwood, is
suffering from a lingering illness and is
gradually becoming weaker.
Aline opp nturiity i.-i presented to a
yonnar man with a little capital, in the
farm of G. S. Bailey, who wants to sell
on account of advancing years.
The scrub cow fines no favor with the
well-to-do farnie: 8 in these parts. Win.
Young has a fine-looking registered
Guernsey bill, which places him at the
fote-front'as a breeder of this superior
strain of milk and butter producers.
Ja nes Lawrence, the jolly deep-wate"
sailor who casually turned up, with two
males, at T. L. Turner's place, 20 years
ago, a few weeks ago nuain forsook the
billowy ocean and rt-turned to his old
friend. As a "haven of rest," there
seems no place to Lawrence that beats
Interesting Facts About Sweet Pota
to Growing In New Jeraey,
The reputation of New Jersey sweet
potatoes Is well established, and one of
the widely known varieties is the Jersey
Yellow. A correspondent of Rural New
Yorker tells that there are a number of
local strains of this whose peculiarities
He principally In their shape, color and
keeping quality. Among these Is the
Vlneland Bush, which seems to be a
true bush form of the Jersey Yellow.
This writer says: We grew some of
them last season and found them to be
productive, of good yellow color and
ileslrable shape. They form a thick
bushy top of rich dark green leaves
and not a sign of a runner. The leaves
are of the same shape as the Jersey
Yellow, but rather larger. They are as
easy to cultivate and hoe as bush
beans, and there are no vines in the
way at digging time. The quality la
very much like the Jersey Yellow. We
have grown so called vlneless sweets,
but they are all more or less of the yam
family. The Vlneland Bush Is a true
Soil, method of culture and season
have much to do with shape, color and
quality of sweet potatoes. It is a well
known fact that where they have been
grown in favorable soil for many years
( their habit of growth becomes to some
extent fixed In the seed, and tney will
retain that hflbit for a year or more
when planted on quite different soil.
A large sweet potato grower in Iowa
writes me: "We buy Jersey Yellow
seed, which at first grows short and
chunky, but after a year or two they
grow longer, and then we call them
Yellow Nansembnds:" Thus they
change name as well as shape.
The seed the small or medium pota
toesare first bedded In a hotbed one-
half to one Inch apart and covered
three Inches deep. In about four weeks
the sprouts should be well up and root
ed, when they are pulled and Bet where
the soil has been previously prepared.
BUSH SWEET POTATO.
The ground is first plowed lightly, as
deep plowing tends to produce long po
tatoes. Some growers plant in bills,
others on ridges. Usually light fur
rows are run about three feet apart, In
which the fertilizer, which should be
rich in potash, is sown at the rate of
one-half ton per acre. Ridges (or hills)
are made directly over this either with
a ridger or small plow. The plants are
set on the ridge 18 Inches or more
apart There are several forms of
hand planters in use as well as the two
horse machine, but many farmers still
set with the band or trowel. Fluuls
should never be set until the weather
is warm, about melon planting time. If
the soil is dry, a little water is put In
ts the plant Is set, which insures a
good start. Some planters always wa
ter. Frequent cultivation and clean
hoeing are essential to success. Near
ly all growers now use cultivators with
vine turners on, which keep the vinea
upon the ridge through the season.
First and Taylor Streets,
BS Bellomy to M and E Telford,
40 as sec 8, 4 s, 3 e
M and E Telford to B S Bellomv.lts
2, 3. 4. 7. blk 31, Its 6, 7. 8. blk 9.
G W Swope to A Thayer, 1 1-3 of
i m Shannon elm, 2 s, 1 e 1000
J G Foster to C H Fostery 14 as, sec
21,3 8,lo 1
R II Rabage to U S, sw of sec 26,
1 . 5 e Aof C
T T Burkhart to R H Rberge,-8 of
sec 20, Is, 5 e .
Anyone desiring to purchase a Full
Blood Jersey Bull, Poland China Boar
Pigs or thoroughbred CotswoUl Bucks
should inquire at Latoorette'i farm at
I Maple lne or of D. C, Latonrette at the
Commerciil Bank, Oregon City.
The Bar or Globe Artichoke.
The bur or globe artichoke, cultivat
ed extensively in Mediterranean coun
tries, Is a vegetable of very delicate
flavor for the table and quite different
from the Jerusalem artichoke, which is
grown as forage for hogs and other an
The bur artichoke is commonly prop
agated from suckers which are produc
ed around the crown. These are pinch
ed off or cut off except two or three,
which are left to produce the flower
heads. Black, turfy soils are especially
suitable for Its cultivation. The shoots
are planted 2 feet apart in rows three
to four feet apart, the care required and
the methods of cultivation being simi
lar to those used in the case of cab
bage, eggplant, etc. Suckers planted
in this way will yield heads In autumn
of the first year. At the north when
bur artichokes are grown from seed the
seed is sown In hotbeds In February
or March In rows about three Inches
apart, and the plants are finally thin
ned to about the same distance apart
In the row. These are ready to trans
plant when they have four leaves.
They should be set out three or four
together In a hill, the hills 18 to 38
Inches apart in rows three to four feet
Try P. G. Shark, the barber. Tl
best shave in the country for 10 cents.
this summer? Then add a
to his milk three times a day.
It b astonishing how fast
he will improve. If he nurses,
let the mother take the
A Cro of Game and Cochin.
We have tried crossing the White!
Indian Game on the White Cochin, and
the results have been most excellent.
The feathering on the legs characteris
tic of the Cochin is greatly diminished.
In some almost absent; the leg Is In
creased In length, the feathers on thej
body He close, the carriage is upright,
and the docility of the Cochin is en
tirely lost. The head Is more slender
than In the full blood Cochin, yet thlck-l
er and shorter than that of the Game.
For the table they are unsurpassed.
The meat Is Sne In texture, of a gamy
flavor and not dry, as Is the flesh oft
many fowls, breast full and plump and
legs and thighs large. The chicks are
extremely hardy, scarcely one being;
lost after hatching. They require but
little attention, are good rangers and
on the farm would forage for their ownj
living nndcr ordinary circumstances.
1 1 When In full feather, however, a very
, high fence would be required to confine
! them.-E. P. Niles, Virginia.