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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1901.
Rev. P. Bottand w;n frc tfc guest
of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Shi.b. I cus day
John Wolf is on the sick list.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
Correspondents who iAS
stationery, will confer favor
paper as well as thecommunity by noti
fying this officty when a new supply will
oe sent. Don't keep the events of your
neighborhood from becoming public by
'mreleaBness. Sections that do not re
ceive mention in this paper should select
a person to send in the items and notify
ihe editor of a wish to correspond and a
supply of stationery will be sent. '
A 2-mill special school tax was voted
" by district No. 35 for improvements.
Mrs. E. McDonald-Byland hag re
signed as priuicpal of the school and 0.
. W, Robbins will fill the expired term.
John R. Cole has recovered from hia
Considerable property has changed
hands here. Recently A. F. Yenny sold
his place and will move to Washington.
His wife will remain heie for a couple of
Mionths. Mrs. Robert Baty has also
old part of her farm.
P. P. Murphy, wife and two children,
f Washington county, Kansas, has lo
cated temporarily on 0. W. Robbins'
.roperty. He is intending to purchase
f farm after looking around. We are
.lad to welcome Mr. Murphy to our
Recently an article appeared in the
')regonian claim! ig that coyotes could
ot be caught. James Dickey, Mr.
Vaughan and several of our citizens
nave caught them in traps. Mr. Dickey
places part of a sheep org iat iu water
uere coyotes will have to steps in water
i reach it and puts the trap under
ater covering it with a piece of moss
-r rootB and the coyote step on this in
tJace of in the water and is caught.
Hr. Dickey has caught four in this way
Jan. 28. 0.
E. McLaren, the enterprising merchant
" Wilhoit, is making some valuable im
provements on our road that will last
F. W. McLaren had the misfortune to
se a valuable horse last weeek. Bad
fi.ck to Rock Creek. This makes two
horses this winter that have got their
-gs broken by another horse.
Leslie Holt, has returned home from
Eastern Oregon, where he lias been
orking for the past six months.
Carl Thomas, who has been herding
heep in the bunch grass country, has
emried home again. He re porta cold
s The rains have flooded Rock Creek.
" he bridge on the road that leads to
iarquura was washed away.
F. W, McLaren bad the misfortune to
prain his ankle last week.
Miss Nellie Groshong Is visiting her
Inter in Salem this week.
Rev. Smtus, of Scott's Mills, ad
ressed the citizens of Beaver Lake Sun
day. Mr. Ryan and Mr, Slaughter have re
-nmed work on the road during this
Wonder what has become of News
, I iy? We would like to hear from you
Old Jack Frost paid Wilhoit a visit
v.vjt. oi tiles is setting out an or-
hard of apple trees.
Miss EmmaVorhies' Bridling face was
'en on Pleasant Hill last week, where
. ie was visiting relatives.
D. F. Fox and G. W. Wyland, of Wil
'.nit, have Btopped work on their quartz
Mgo, as there was too much water to
N.B. Wade, who had the, misfortune
hile working in Eastern Oregon lat
tmmer to slip into the drivewheol of
ouarantceu to be the best
ng, which is a better guarantee of a high grade (best possible to build) than all the talk irresponsibl
.leaiers and agents for cheap wagons can possibly give you.
! rTrI Tl-r T f. T furrn r .1
bove the market price of the best
igiu examination oi eacn piece anu to cnaDie tnem to skim off the cream of the wagon timber offered
-n the market HliNCE WE CAN ABSOLUTEY GUARANTEE a suncrior aualitv of timber in
MITCH EL WAGONS and it is just as. impossible to build a good wagon without good timber as it is
o build a good house without a good foudation. The foundation of a wagon is the timber. We know
hat everybody claims. to have the best, butyou can't see under the paint. In buying a wagon you must
rust to somebody s word we claim to be trustworthy and reliable;
derstde of such parts as we can (reaches tounges, etO so that you can confirm our statements. W
guarantee every stick fully. MITCHELL WAGONS are light-running, well proportioned and wel
iiiianm, aim, umu as a wuuic inn Dtsi v AUUJN ON THE MARKET 10DAY. YOU Can t make a mis-
ajce if you get a MITCHELL,
First and Taylor
combined harvester and have his foot
badly mashed, is now ( ble to walk with
the aid of a cane.
Jan. 27. J. H. K.
The past week has been a very pleas
ant one regular spring weather with
frogs croaking, grrnss growing and some
early flowers in bloom.
A dance last Saturday night at the
Frog Pond Grange hall was well'at
tended, and a very enjoyable time was
The Stafford A. 0. U. W. boys gave
an entertainment, social and supper in
their hall Saturday night to celebrate
the second anniversary of tie lodge here.
Songs, recitations, readings, speeches
and productions from Shauber Bros.'
phonograph, and the best free supper
given by any order or society hereabouts
for more than a year, kept something
like 75 visitors under their hypnotic
spell.from 7:30 to 12:15, and as the Sab
bath was drawing on, all wended their
way homeward with light hearts, pleas
ant voices and general good feeling to
ward those that had done so much, gr a
tis, for their welfare and happiness.
Invitations are ' extended by John
Schatz to many of his friends to meet at
his home next Friday night and enjoy a
farewell party, tendered his aunt, Mrs.
Weddell, who will shortly depart for the
mountainous regions of Idaho to make
merry the remainder of the winter sea
son, where ice and snow abounds.
George Biehle Is having a siege of
Job's comforters. !
Charles Larson is
growing a flowing
Our school now numbers above 00.
Mrs. rage and son, of Mpcleay, are
spending the week with her daughter,
David Bradley was out from the coast
of the Nestiicca region, and reported the
winter more severe there than in the
Many farmers are sacking and ship-
There has not been a sack of wheat
shipped from the Farmers' warehouse
Mr, Weissenborn lost his horse that
had the staggers.
Candlemas day, Feb. 2, take note, i
the sun shines on that day thore will be
six weeks more winter before spring
opens. LocTt in your barn on Candle
mas day half of your grain and half of
Philip Lindaw, of Albany, is visiting
hia sister, Mrs. E. W. Hornshuh.
Lawrence Hornshuh, of Portland,
came home on a short visit last Thurs
Fred Fisher has rented the McGeorge
place at Clarkes.
Miss Laura Shubel burned her foot
quite badly last Wednesday, but is able
to be about again.
Miss Mary Wittrock has been quite
sick, but is improving,
Kilian Schmidt is able to be about
Mr. and Mrs.C. Muralt were
here one day last week.
Miss Millie Guenther who has been
attending school at Oregon City is home
for a short tune.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hill were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Shubel
At a directors' mooting last Saturday
evening it was decided to close the
school for one week for fear diptheria
will spread among the Bchool childieu.
era, the oldest child of Mr. Emil
HoriiBlmh, died laBt Wednesday of
possible to build. Representinff 65
o me makcis 01 tne Ml ILHELL
grades of wood stock for the privilege of a closer inspection and more
Messrs Carlton and Rosenkrans
to Portland yesterday on business.
Charles Dobbins is at home for a
Frank Zollner has put up a new sign
in front of his bicycle shop.
Otto Evans spent last Sunday in Poit
land with his brother, Henry.
Mrs. Dr. Deadman and son, Craig,
went to Portland Monday to Bpend a
Frank Weed, who has been quite sick
for the past few weeks, is able to be out
John Enger and wife, from Junction
City, came t ome last week to attend" the
funeral of Mr. P. Miller, Mrs. Enger's
Mr. George Knight, of Hubbard, was
in town Monday. Mr. Knight expects
to put up a large business block on the
corner where the barber shop now stands
A very pleasant party was given at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Schind
leron the evening of January 29. About
25 of the young people were present.
Music and dancing were the features of
the evening's entertainment. Refresh
ments were served at a late hour, after
which the young folk departed for their
Jan. 31. Who.
We have foggy weather again and a
good many people ase nursing bad colds.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Yohann ; have
moved to Sell wood.
Mrs. Martha Klingler is improving
the appearance of her residence by build
ing a new picket fence around it.
Fred Yohan attended the masquerade
ball at Sellwood the 19th and returned
the 21st, wearing a broad smile on his
face. There must be some attraction
down that way, Fred.
The entertainment and basket Pocial
at the Oak Grove school house Saturday
night was a grand success. Basket's
were sold t from 25 cents to $1. After
the sale ot baskets the young people
indulged in dancing until a late hour.
MiBS Lydia Schoenberg, of this place,
and Mr. Schwiehtenberg, of Portland,
were united in marriage Thursday, Jan.
24th. After the ceremony was over, the
happy couple left for Portland, where
they will make tneirhome in ihe future.
The bride is one of the most highly es
teemed young ladies of this place, and
the trroom is a prominent business man
of Portland. We join in wishing them a
happy journey through life. May their
jpyB be many and their trials all be little
The hum of Carl Damm's machinery
is running all the cows out of the neigh
oorhood. Eddie Moshberger, who was operated
on for internal abceBS, is convalescing.
Jan. 27. D.
Fine weather is the order of the day.
Frank Shortlidge, his wife and two
children, from Washington, are visiting
Joe and James Myers are doing a
rushing business, hauling hay to Mil
A few of the young peop'e from this
place attended a social hop at Beaver
Creek last Friday night.
Dan Gaffney was visiting hit brother
here Saturday and Sunday.
There will be a basket social at the
school house Friday eveuing.
John Gaffney spent Saturday and
Sunday at Clarkes.
G. F, Gibbs wag pressing hay for
James Partlow of Mt. Pleasant last
Jan. 30. A Country Cousin.
Feed is getting scarce with a few of
Some of the boys are catching coons.
It is said that they eat chickens.
Leslie Look and Dan Graves are work
ing in Dodge's shingle mill.
W. H. White and wife went to Port
Pierce Wright !s under the doctor's
care yet, but is Blowly improving.
Apples are not keeping good. There
appears to be a dry rot affecting them.
1 lie frogs have begun their spring
campaign and are Bingmg merrily.
This is fine weather for the farmers
who are all very busy at present.
Plowing has started up again, and i
the weather permits, many of the
farmers will soon be seeding.
Gray squirrels are coming out of their
winter quarters and several of them
have been caught in this neighborhood
years experience in waeon build
WAGONS Dav 2? to percent
beside, we leave unpainted the
During January and February
Red Front Trading Co., Court House Block
1 OREGON CITY OREGON
Tomatoes, 3 cans 25c
Corn, 3 cans 25c
Sunshine, scouring soap 5c
Good laundry soap, 10 bars 25c
Long bar toilet soap 5c
Armour soap powder, 1 pound 5c
Gloss starch, bulk, lib 6c
Corn starch, package 5c
Arm x tiammer soua, i id: 4C
Pure sugar syrup, 1 gal, 75c
umbo mush, 76lb8. 25c
Rice, per pound 4c to 6c
Coffee, 25c grades, 51 bs $1 00
Lion and Arbuckle coffee, now 12
Matches, 1 bunch lc
Jelly, bulk, nice goods, per lb 4c
French muBtaru, bottle oc
Bird seed, bulk, lb 6c
50c Japan tea, pound 40c
60c Spider leg and powder tea, spec
ial at 400
10c bottle bluing 5c
Pure ground pepper.'mustard or all
spice, lb 2oc
Lemon and vanilla, oz 5c
Dress Goods, Etc.
75c all-wool 44-in serge 50c
HOc all wool cheviot nOu
90c Taffeta silks 75o
56 inch waterproof 50c
inch heavy suiting 3oc
Disy flannel, suitable for dressing
Valona cloth, just the thing for
12 grade teasel down. 10c
3(1 inch percale, 12 grade 10c
lenty of outing flannel, yard .. 5c
Heavier grades outing 7c and 8c
Dark and Hunt prints 5c
Dotted net for curtains, 30 inches,
lot nt black yarn, a little coarse,
but all wool, will close at lb 50c
SPECIAL PRICES on Jackets,
Capes, Dress Skirts and
We trade tor Hay, Butter, Eggs, Chickens and Potatoes
'La grippe is at last dying out in this
vicinity. Grandma Pruce is slowly re
duvering from a severe attadk of it.
J. Rhodes and H. L. Barnes are cue-
tit g saw logs on their place. They in
tend to haul them to the saw mill in
J. R. Shaver and Major II ungate
passed through here Tuesday with a lot
of nice beef cattle for the Uregon City
Our winter term of school will close
Rev. Stover, of Mosier, is in this sec
tion with charts explaining the Scrip
tures. His explanations of the Bible
are well worth hearing.
Jan. 30, 1901. Syvia.
Judge Meldrum was out Monday and
Tuesday burveying the J. J. Kimball
J.T. Mason is now living on the
Richey place, on the Clackamas bottom.
There will be a basket social at the
school house in district No. 75. The
proceeds are to be for the benefit of the
school. Everybody is invited and a
good time is expected.
W. H. Bonney and Louis Funk have
put up a line fence, which is quite an
Aug Funk is putting a board fence
along the road
Word has been received of the arrival
of an 114 pound boy at the home of
Mrs Jin mi a Widic, of Seattle.
A number of the people in this viein-
ity are sick, but most of them are im
James Dew had the misfortune to
lose a favorite horse last week.
Some of the people in 'this neighbor
hood are talking of delivering milk at
the cheese fueto-y in Logan this sum
mer. N, II. Smith and family have moved
onto their place again.
Miss Maude Stone is home from Dover,
where she has been teaching school.
1). II. Mosher was over from Frog
Pond Sunday. His school will proba
bly dote this week.
Jan. 29. G. F.
Maybe we had better tell you where
Frog Pond is and how it got its name.
Well, it lies somewhere between the
Willamette river and nowhere, is crossed
by the Willamette meridian, and has
the populous town of Wilsonville on the
south and Stafford on the north, and
it received its name in this way : Many
vear. ago, when Johnny Kock ran the
Enterprise, their writer, Doc Bird,
passed through this place and saw Hon.
Thomas Turner draining a Bwale He
said in an item "that Mr. Turner was
draining the last frog pond in Clacka
mas county, and the people up here will
be hard up for meat."
Tualatin Grange, No. Ill, held open
grange last Saturday, and the attend
ance was very good.
A grand hop was given at the Grange
hall last Saturday night. It was con
ducted by Henr, Aden, Henry Rack
man, Herbert and Charles Turner, and
all present had a good time.
K ruse's warehouse took its departure
daring the high water. Theone belong
ing to Aden and Turner came near, going
La lies' $3.25 serge skirts, now, $2 25
" 3.00 cheviot ski rts 2 00
" 2.50 plaid skiits 1 75"
- " 4.75 taffeta silk waists 3 75
" 6.00 jackets, to close... 4 00
" 5.00 tan jackets, now, 3 25
Children's $2.50 jackets at .... 175
Ladies' cloth and plush capes at COST
t- .(. .
JJOn t tail tO SCf? tnf?m.
can save your money.
Ladies' $5 and $6 mackintoshes,
all wool and stylish to close
" 50c stock collars at
" 40c stock collars, all new
Band bows, 26 values
String ties, 25 values
bchool umbrellas 40
Storm proof umbrellas 50
Steel rod gloria umbrella 75
Better grades ...$1 00 ind up.
Men's tap sole-buckle shoes $1 25
Boys full stock-riveted shoes tap
pole $1.50and 1 65
Carpet slippers 40c and 4oc
Men's all leather shors 150
Ladies' fine dcngola at 1.75 grade
Baby's shoes from 25c tip
" tan shoes 35
TWe curry J. B. Lewis 5c Oo.'s
T"Bradley MetcaK's Waterproof
F"0. M. , Henderson & Co.'s
hH ool shoes.
WWe also carry the famous lone
l alf shoe, cork sole at $2 50
All odd sWes go at this sale at COST
Wake Up? v ' ' r :;
Don't be asleep
Our Great Dissolution Sale is Still on
We have 50 of those $15 Oregon City Cassi- st4
mere All-Wool Suits left that are going at
Also 75 pairs of the same material $? pants
that we are selling at $2$o
25 per cent redaction of all goods
(Horses taken in exchange.)
P. A. Baker and Julius Richley are j
The Sharp boys are making use of the
pleasant weather by sowing winter oats.
Others are plowing.
J. Tyler and Harry Seely of Wood
burn, Ida Turner, J, M. Turner and
family of Tualatin; Peter Schemer of
Garden Home and Miss Lizzie Schemer
of Portland, were visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Turner the first of the week.
Our representative, Hon. J. L. Kruse,
accompanied by his daughter, Lorena,
and a lady friend from Salem, spent
Saturday and Sunday at horns.
Hon. George Aden, of Wilsonville,
spent Sunday with his parents.
Walter Sharp and Conrad Preaster
are cutting cord wood for the paper mill.
Our school is progressing nicely. A
literary program will be rendered next
Sunday School and preaching every
Sunday. Youug people's meeting every
other Friday. All are invited to atiend.
Miss Ola Barnes has gone to Tu tlatin
to visit her uncle, George Gilbrith.
Charles Turner has gone to Woodburn
for a few days' sojourn.
1 eter Schemer nas Deen riding our
burg for fat cattle and sheep the past
P. H. M.
Amear Stowasher, a well knowu bov
of Slierwo d, die ! at his home, January
24th, of appendicitis.
Mr. Coleman, of Sherwood, held ser
vices at Hood View Sunday evening,
and a large crowd attended.
C. T. Tooze hf8 a force of men ditch
ing and laying tile on his farm.
Jake Peters, a young merchant of Wil
sonville, made a business trip to Daytou
Miss Lillie Todd was the guest of Mrs.
E. G. Jones Sunday.
John Butson is shipping his potatoes
to the California markets.
While on his wav borne from Sher
wood, Ross Loney was held up and
robbed of several cans of oysters and a
bait of crackers.
It is reported that a play will be given
at the Parot school house, entitled, ' 'The
Jan. 29. 0. B.
The Standard De-
America's Best Fas-
Standard Patterns, seam allowing,
always dependable 5c to 20c
Fashion sheets free.
Dr. Warner's Corset,
Btylish and perfect fitting Never
rusts or stains,
price .... 50c to $3; 00
Gilbert's Famous Lin
ings, standard for
vosfe e carry them.
- y(-Ud Prices are reasonable.
A lot of our $2 and 2.25 Hats
fine trimmings .. '$100
All of our 3.50 and 4.00 hats will go
at 2 00
All of the walking hats, Tomoshan
ters and street bats at i price'
Do Not Miss This Sate.
Men's Fedora hats 2.00 value at
A few sample hats at cost.
Boys' wool school caps,.2oc value
Boys' heavy blue flannel caps...
Boys' Nobby Caps, reduced to....
Men's Jersey Knit Shirts, to close,
Men's Percale shirts, 50c value, at
Men's all wool undershirts, 1.25
Men's heavy wool socks, 35c 25
Sample Underwear and broken"
lots at cost
Men's heavy twilled shirts 45
Men's sweaters, 50 cents up.
25c suspenders 15
Boys' tuspenders.. q
There is still a great deal of sicknes in
Mrs. P.D Curran's health
pooriy tnis week.
J. V. Green's baby has been having a
severe sttack of pneumonia.
H. Brand's baby was at the point of;
death Sunday, having inward coavuU
sions. It is a little better at the present
Mrs. Wallace, of Mulino, was in town.
a 111 8 JH8t weeK, where she at-
icuumi me itinera! 01 her
T f n:n..t . ... .
. uiucn neni, oui 10 jnulino nat
nrday and attended the funeral of Mrs
Frank Paine, who was buried in TruU
Ernest Elliott and family have moved,
into a house at the head of Seventh
Rev. T. P. Haynes
went to Grants
rass tnis week. His
move there soon.
family expect to
George C. Cooper, who is working at
Greeham, was expected home last Sun
day but failed to come, and his family
are uueaBy about him
Mrs. CLira Williams has moved over
to her mother's home and has rented
part of her house. Mr. Williams is ir
Hood street has bean improved by a '
new sidewalk, haviug been laid this
Clyde Pierce and wife started to their
home in California Tuesday.
Frank Albright has built a chicken
yard, and he will engage in raisins
chickens in the future.
The Fairclough brothers have bought
a new piano for their sister.
Another pie social will be given at the
Mountain View church next month. It
probably will be held on Saturday, Feb.
23. The admission fee will be 15 cent
for ladies or a pie a ad gentlemen free.
Services will be held in the church
next Sunday at 4 o'clock. Rev E 8
Bollinger will officiate. '
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