OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. FRIDAY, JANUARY f 1901. f 3 New Commission and price loth and Main Sts. LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. , T3. E. Spence, of Carus, was in Oregon TJity Thursday. J. A. Sellwood, of Salem, was a visitor in town Tuesday. W. B. Wiggins visited his family Sat urday and Sunday. 'Charles Spence and daughter, were in trom Carus yesterday. John Shannon, of Beaver Creek, was a visitor in the city yesterday. J. Waack was in from Logan Tuesday, and may move into town soon. Postmaster A. Kleinsmith, of Clarkes, was a visitor in town yesterday. ' A. Lacy, the well known Springwater Granger, was in town Tuesday. H. Breithaupt, of Damascus, was an Oregon City visitor Wednesday. Hon. William Galloway has just re covered from an attack of la grippe. Wm. Kinnaird, of Huntington, vis ited his brother and sister here this Week. Wm. Robinson has disposed of his hotel at Sumpter and returned to Ore gon City. Mrs. . L. Johnson and child returned Wednesday front a Visit with relatives in Silverton, E. M. Waldron leaves Saturday for Douglaes, Morrow county, where he will reside in the future. Dr. 0. B. Smith, of Eagle Creek, who was viewing legislative activities, re turned from Salem yesterday.' James Skirving, of Nebraska; who was visiting G. W. Grace Monday, re turned home the following day. Mrs. Blakesly , of Centralia, is in this city, having been called to the sick bed of her mother, Mrs. James Wilkinson. Henry Miley was up from Portland yesterday, having made a short visit to his old home at WilsonvilU during the tlay. Rev. T, P. Haynes expects to lenve Monday for Grant's Pass, where he Will take charge of the Methodist church south. James Roake and family and W. E Cut Rate gale . Still oiu As long as our present stock holds out you can save from 25 to 50 per cent, on purses, tooth brushes, soap, dusters, chest protectors, bath cabinets, &c. Every week we are adding something new to the list of special cut-rate articles; this week we offer Robinson's Bath Cabi net, regular price, $5.00, our special price $400. This includes a $2.00 instruction book. A supply of Angroa Goat dusters in handsome colors, regular 25, 15 and 10 cents, Special sale, 15, 10 and 7 cents. Paper dusters, regular 40 and 25 cents, special sale' 25 and 10 cents. Why not try one of our 25 cents (now 20c) guar anteed tooth brushes? We'lJ ive you a new one if the the bristles come out. All our high grade toilet soaps are c ut. We have too many kinds t6 list here, but the prices and quality will suit you. Handsome pactiges, 3 cakes in a box, high ly perfumed, 25 cents. A jcblot of 10 cents" soaps for 5 cents. C. G. HUNTLEY, oreqon city Popular Price Druggist I i i ! ! t House You are invited to call and see us if you have any produce to dis pose of. We sell on commission will endevor to get the best that can be obtained. X Fairclough Bros. OREGON CITY, ORE. PERSONAL Roake and family leave for Long Beach, Calif,, Saturday where they expect to make their future home. Solomon HardestyL who formerly re sided at Needy, but later at Silverton and Medford, arrived hera this week, and will reside with relatives. W. F. Harris was in from Beaver Creek Tuesday and stated that his saw mill and planer were in good working order, cutting from 6000 to 7000 feet daily. Mrs. Ruth Clark and daughter, Miss Jennie, left by Monday morning's boat for a visit with Elwood Clark at Oregon City, and with Salem friends. -Corval-lis Times. C. Scbubel returned Wednesday from Albany and Brownsville, where he went on probate business. He left yesterday for Walla Walla and Spokane on a simi lar errand. Mrs. T. A. McBride and daughter, Miss May, left Wednesday for a six weeks' visit in California. They will visit in San Francisco, San Jose and other parts of the state. The Garrow brothers, Wilbur and Joseph, were passengers on Monday's boat for a visit in Marion county, prior to their departure in a week sor Sissons, California. Corvallis Times. J, R. Shaver was in from Molalla Tuesday, bringing five1 head of stall fed beef cattle. He expects to bring in a larger and more choice lot in a few days. The cattle are being purchased by local butchers. Miss Lena Goldsmith arrived Monday from San Francisco, where she has been employed in a large millinery establish ment, and expects to remain the balance of the winter with her sisters, the Misses Goldsmith. Memorial Services. At the M. E. church on Sunday eve ning at 7:30 p. in. appropriate memor ial services will be held in solemn mem ory of Alexandria Victoria, Great Britain's queen. Appropriate music will be rendered by the choir and ad dresses delivered by the pastor, Rev. R. A. Atkins, and Rev P. K. Hammond, rector of the Episcopal church. All British subjects and the general public are invited to the service. LOCAL NEWS ITEMS. '-The first issue of Bryan's paper ap peared January 23rd. Louis Himler has 18 head of thorough bred Berkshire pigs, that are perfect even to all the black spots. The sewer committee was not ready to report at tne council meeting held Fri day, and the matter was postponed. Miss Laura Pope entertained a whiBt party Tuesday, covering four tables. It was one of the pleasantiest whist parties of the season. Fairclough Bros, have opened tbier commission house on Main street, cor ner of 10th, and are prepared to handle produce of all kinds. Grandmaster James Welch of the I. O. O. F., will visit Oregon lodge No. 3, on January 29, and Lone Star Lodge No. 145, of Clackamas, on the 30th. According to the new ruling of the county board of commissioners petition ers for new roads will be required to put up a bond for the location of new roads. County Clerk Cooper has issued mar riage licenses during the week as fol lows: Zyphia Davis and VV. R. Stocks on the 19th ; Mary Agnes Foley and John Henry Graw. On next Sunday evening a memorial service in honor of the late Queen Vic toria will be conducted in the Congrega tional church. Special and appropriate music will be rendered. The board of county commissioners is now in session, drawing a jury list for the year 1901, and are advertising for sufficient lumber to plank five miles of the Springwater and Logan road. On Tuesday evening next the Sunday school will bold a book social, at the rectory of St. Paul's Episcopal church . Everyone invited. The admittance fee is any good book for the Sunday school library. At St. Paul's Episcopal church ser vice will be held Sunday morning at 11 o'clock, and in the evening at 5 o'clock. The evening service will be a memorial service for Her Majesty, Queen Vic toria of Great Britain and Ireland. The noted lecturer, T. A. Boyer, more than pleased his audience at the Con gregational church, his lecture being amusing and instructive. This lecture gave the managem ent confidence in the other attractions to be presented by the lyceum management. Representatives of the Ladies and Knights of Security are making vigor ous efforts to- organize a lodge in this city. The Ladies of Maccabees, also are securing a large charter list for an or ganization, j The Congregational church has a con cert in preparation to be given on Tues day evening, Feb. 19, which will be one of rare merit. At this concert Prof. Carl Denton, recently from the R: A.M. of London, will make his first appearance before a general public audience in this city. Baker's Tolu, Rock and Rye is not a patent medicine. It contains nothing but Syrup of Tolu, Glycerine, Rock Candy and pure Rye Whisky.' When these remedies are properly put together there is nothing better for coughs and colds. C. G, Huntley, agent. 50 cents and $1-00. Nine Clackamas county people have positions at the legislature. E. 0. Hack ett, Miss McCown, J. L. Swafford, F. M. Darling, Miss Kruse and E. P. Car ter have clerkships j W. W. Smith in the senate dookeeper, E. C. Chapman, the house doorkeeper, and W. H. Mat toon has a janitor's position. 1 On Monday evening at 7 :30 the Soci alist Club will hold a meeting at Seventh Street Hall (above livery stable). All who are not multi-millionaires and in terested in their own welfare (that means you) are requested to be present. Economics, not politics, is the Club's raison d'etre. A. P. Tugwell, editor of Tacoma Sun, will lecture at Red Men's hall, Monday evening, Jan. 28th,' in the interest of the Order of Pendo, of, which Order he is supreme councilor. Mr. Tugwell is on his way to the supreme assembly in San Francisco. He is a good speaker and all should make it a point to be pesent. H. W. Oorbett, through the City & Suburban Railway Company,' is furn ishing the financial backing for a 25,000 horse-power electric plant which is be ing built at the confluence of Big and Little Gordon Creeks, the site selected being about four miles above the mouth of the Big Gordon, which empties into the Sandy river. In the probate court, Asa R. Haw kins was appointed administrator of the estate of William D. Bedford, deceased, said administrator being the principal creditor. The personal and real prop erty amounts to about 425. The daugh ter, who is presumed to be the only heir lives ' near Boston, England. Wil liam Ilissell, who was ricently sent to tie insane any I u 111, it discharged, as cured, and the guardians,never quali fying, are dit-charged. Mrs. Hattie Bell Hobble, beloved wife of John Hobble, aed 24 years and 9 months, passed away at Bolton Jan. 20, 1901, after a lingering illness of 14 months with consumption. She left a husband and two children to mourn her loss. Rev. Atkins conducted the ser vices and the rrmains were interred in the Oregon City cemetery. Washington county papers please copy. Mrs. Eliza E. Paquet, wife of Louis Paquet, the well-known boat builder of East Portland, died at Los Angeles Monday. The funeral will take place at Oregon City. Mrs. Paquet was born in 1858 in Clackamas county, and was the daughter of Colonel Buckner, a pioneer of that section. The deceased went to California last October in hope that a change of climate would improve her health. . The executive committee, having the Workmen's ,carnival in charge, was in Oregon City Monday night, to meet the members of the 14 lodges of Workmen and form lodges of the Degree of Ho nor at that place. During the past two weeks the committee has viBited nearly all the lodges in Portland, and has found the members enthusiastically in favor of the carnival. ' On one night of the car nival a reception will be given to Mrs Eva Emery Dye, of Oregon City, the author of "McLoughlin and Old Ore gon," and other Oregon stories. A surprise party was given on Mon day evening, January 21st, to HazelS. Davidson at her home on Jefferson and Third street and a good time was had by those present : The following were pres ent: Nora OhaDpel, Myrtle FiBher, Minnie Dungce, Gertie Hargraves, Ber tha Koerner, Mary Scott, Ora Young, Mable Fisher,LenaChappel, Myrtle Bo hall, Hazel Davidson; Dick Montgom ery, Martin Seiler, Harry Williams, Ward Young, Ed Hargreaves, Harry Seiler, Fred Ourl, Edward Ackley. The party broke up at 10:30 and all went away wishing her many more sur prises. Mrs. G. W. Grace entertained a lot of young people at her home Wednesday evening in honor of her daughter Flor ence's birthday. The time was passed delightfully in playing games, while Miss Fairclough and Miss Lena Randall entertained the guests with musical selections. Mrs. Clara Foster assisted the hostess in serving refreshments. The following were present : Misses Bessie Dolls, Grace Curl, Senodonia Shaw, Ana Aldredge, Vada Elliott, Monica Montgomery, Bum Ourl, Jessie Montgomery, Grace Zinser; Masters Harry Williams, Ralph Green, Fred Curl, Dies Montgomery, Howard Zinser Rhea Cole was awarded the first prize, and Willie Montgomery received the booby prize. Card of Thanks. To the many friends that so kindly assisted my late beloved wife and my self. I extend in behalf of the dear lit tle ones and myself our deepest appreci ation ana John Hobble. Rev. T. P. Haynes and wife desire to thank those kind friends that adminis tered to us in the loss of our baby boy, As much as you did it unto the least of these you shall not lose your reward. May the Lord bless you according to the deeds of kindness and acts of sympathy. T. P. Haynks, ' Cora A. Haynes. A Farewell Reception tothe Itoalcea. Fully SO people were present at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mark Wed nesday evening to participate in the farewell reception to James Roake and family, who expect to leave soon for Long Beach, California. The Roake family were held in the highest esteem in the Congregational organization, Miss Ivy's talent always being appreci ated in her contralto solos. Mr. Roake, too, was highly esteemed in business circles. Many compliments were ex tended to the family during the festivi ties of the evening. A magnificent set Chicaware was presented to Mr. and Mrs. Roake, Rev. E. S Bollinger mak ing the presentation address. The last number on the musical program was a duet by Mrs. and Miss Roake, which was apprecially applauded. The family expect to leave for California on Satur day, accompanied by Will Roake and family. The Mark family had their parlors prettily decorated for the occa sion, and a delicious lot of refreshments were served. Notice. Bids will be received by the board of county commissioners on the firttt day of the February term thereof, for plank to lay three miles of road, upon what is known as the Logan and Springwater road, and upon that part of said road in Springwater precinct, plank to be of good found merchantable lumber, 3 in. by 8 to 12 In. by 8 feet, and to be de livered before the lstday of August, 1901. The party or parties receiying the con tract will be required to give a good and sufficient bond for the taitt'Jul perform ance of the contract. The board re serves the right to reject any or all bids. E. 11. Cooper, County cleik. Sell wooi l. The niank ball at Sellwood Saturday night by the S. V. F. was a grand suc cess. There were about 250 persons prebent, including such prominent busi ness men of Portland as James Bruce, Harvey Goodall, Oscar Luther, Lane GREAT CLEARANCE SALE AT tixoldeii Mule Bazaar Stevens Bldg., Opp. Bank of Oregon City Every Article in the Store Reduced Ladies' Handkerchiefs.. 3c Lamps 20c Tamoshanters 24c 6 Glass lutnblers 4c 11 UM1 DUW ICS . .... 2 ICT 5C Towels.. 4c Fascinators 19c Tin Cups 2 for 5c Glass Table Sets. ...... 48c 4 pieces Large Size Semi-Porcelain Cups and Saucers 62c for set of 6 5 inch " Plates 7c each Any 1 90 1 Calendar in the store 15c. tiwolden Rule BCaaar See our corner window for bargains. s. Gardner and Councilman Sherret. Over $41 was realized. The Ladies Auxiliary served supper. RuBsel Chapman's girl went back on him,becaused he let the clam chowder burn. Served him right. Otherwise, all had a good time. Sell wood has the reputation of giving better dances than Portland. A Good Company. You are pretty sure of picaing a win ner when you bet on the fun and amuse ment offered by the new "Turkisk Bath" company. Manager F. A. Wade has piloted many dramatic ventures successfully and this is one of his most ambitious efforts in the amusement line. Among the members of the admirable cast we note Miss Etta ivlerris, the sou brette, who renders -quaint and eccen tric songs in a charming manner, and Mr. E. L. Graves is a comedian of well known reputation. It is five years Bince the play made a trip to the coast and it has recently been re-written and brought up-to-date by Mr. William Lytell, the successful farce comedy writer. With an organization possessing so many pleasing features in the way of songs, dances and refined specialties, the audience should only be limited by the size of the Opera house when it is presented at Shively'B tonight. Prices 10, 20 and 30 cents. Will i. Miller Dead. Will L. Miller, Well known in this city, died at his late father's home last Saturday, after a lingering illness. Mr. Miller returned to Jacksonville about three weeks ago from Arizona, where he had been for some months, in search of health. The only surviving mem bers of the family are his mother, a brother, Colonel Robert A. Miller, J Oregon City, and a sister, Mrs. J. S. Beach, of Los Angeles, California. Mrs) W. O. Ganong and Mr. Joe Ganong, mother and brother of Mrs. Will Miller, and his brother, Robert A. Miller, at tended the funeral. Will L. Miller was born January 2, 1871, at Jacksonville, Or., and was the son of Colonel J. N. T. Miller. He was educated in the public schools of Jack sonville, and at the Pacific University of San Jose, Cal. He graduated at the law department of Michigan University, at Ann Arbor, in 1393, and afterwards was clerk in the land office at Oregon City for four years. In 1805 Mr, Miller was married to Matilda G. Ganong, of this city. Mr. Miller went to Alaska in 1898, where his health was impaired, and he has spent the last three years in California, Colorado and Arizona, try ing to regain his strength, coming from the latter place three weeks ago. Electrio Line Improvements. Superintendent Fred Burg, of the Portland City & Oregon Railway Com pany, left for San Francisco Saturday evening, to purchase six new cars, with powerful motors, for this line. Since the road has gone into new hands the company has been making extensive preparations for better service, and to strengthen the track in many places. When the new cars ariive, the service will be much quicker, as the cars will have better motors, and will be better able to run between Portland and Ore gon City in about 45 minutes, which is 25 minutes quicker than the present schedule. New motors have already been ordered for the old cars, so they will be able to make butter time. The present motors of the old cars have 04 horse-power, whilo the new oneH will have 104 horse-power. The Oregon Jity & Southern Railway Company are making preparations for their new road to Canemab, and will start as soon as the material arrives on the ground. Seven 'cars of rails have already arrived. It is said that the company will extend their line to Wil- hoit Springs, somt timeduring the year. Tho road lias to be built to Canemah by April 3rd, and to city limits by March 2nd, when the franchises run out. Snowberry Soap ...... 4c Sapolio 6c Flannel Night Gowns. . 83c Ladies' Balbriggan Hose 10c Pencil Tablets. . , ic Press Matches 4c Blankets, large size ... .. 73c Wool Socks ice "Standard" W'k'g Shirts 42c Victim of an Awful Calamity. "It came out, as I Journeyed on horse back through Dakota, that almost eT ory settler's land was under mortgage," said a westerner, "and one day, when I came upon a pioneer seated on the grass by the roadside, with a troubled look on his face, I asked him If it was the mortgage he was worrying about "'Wuss than that, stranger,' he re plied as he looked up wearily. " 'Sickness or death in the family 7 " 'Wuss than that.' " Then it must be a calamity Indeed. Sou didn't lose family and home by a prairie fire? ' " 'Nope, but you are right about Its beln a calamity. I've been tryln to think of that word for two hours past Yes, sir, you can put it down as an aw ful calamity.' "But won't you explain? I persist ed. "'I will, sir. Thar was a mortgage on the claim, and I was feelln as big as any of my neighbors and takln things easy when my wife was left ?000. Stranger, dare I tell you what she did with that money?' " 'She didn't lose ltr " 'No, sir. She Jest paid that mort gage, bought two horses and a plow, and this mornln I was bounced out of my own cabin bekase I wouldn't peel off my coat and go to work! Yes, sir, you are right. It's a calamity a ca lamity that's landed me on the outside and between my durned pride and her blamed wunk somebody'll be eatln grass afore Saturday night!' "Wash ington Post Barns and Tarn Snmaon. Tarn Somson was a gray haired vet eran sportsman, who on one occasion, when out moorfowl shooting and feel ing the weight of years begin to press upon htm, expressed the belief that the expedition was to be bis lust and de sired, In somewhat tragic style, that he might die and be burled in the moors. Burns, hearing of this, Immediately composed his famous elegy, In which he related at length the exploits and skill of his hero, ending each verse with the plaintive line, "Tain Sumson'i dead." Some oue having told Samson that Burns had written a poem "a gey queer one" about him, he sent for the poet and In something like wrnth asked hlra to read what he had written. On bearing the recital of Us exploits he smiled grimly and seemed by uo means displeased. "But," he exclaimed, "I'm no' dead yet Robin. Wherefore should ye sny that I'm dead?" Burns retired for a few minutes; then he returned and recited to Tam the following verse, which he had composed In the Inter val: FUR CONTRA. Go, Fm, in canter like (Illy Through ' the ttrcete in neuks of Klllle; Tell ev'ry octal, honeat UIHie To cease hie grlevln, For yet, unakalth'd by Death'! (leg gullle. Tain Hamson'a Hvinl 1 Samson laughed gleefully and ex clnlmdd, "That's no' bad, Robin; that'll do," and the poet was received once more into his good graces. Chambers , Journal. nantlnv Baboon In Sonth Africa. The baboons which frequent this rocky country are so destructive to the Block farms that organized raids have to be made upon them. It Is useless trying to net a shot at the baboon dur ing the day, he Is a wily creature and knows the deadly effects of a rifle Just as well ns the hunter. Early In the morning the party leave the farm and quietly surround the kranz, or rock, where the unsuspecting baboons are sleeping. At the first break of da wo the head baboon Is on the move, to see that everything Is right. . He no sooner makes an appear ance than he Is greeted with a shower; of lend. In an IiiHluut the whole troop Is In an uproar. They rush hither and th'Mier, howling with rase and pain, looking for a place of escape. Hut few of them succeed. Directly the hunters have retired, the blacks, who have been following up the party, make a rush for the tails of the baboons. Sometimes they are In so great a hurry to secure these that they fall to ob serve that the baboon Is not (lend and an ugly, bite or tear Is the result. The tails are taken to tho magistrate's of fice, where a reward of 2s. Cd. each l paid for them by government. Loudon Chronicle.