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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. FRIDAY, MARCH . 8, 1901.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
A dance was fiven at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spunkier Friday
night in honor of her nieces, Misses
Edith and Letha .lackfon' hirthday. A
grand time was enjoyed by all present
until early dawn, when they all re
' turned to their homes hoping the
hosts would noon have ano ther.
There was a road meeting at Redland
hall Saturday night, but owing to short
notice there ere only a few present,
nevertheless the peopie living on this
ridge have found out what a good road
means, and will make an effort to get a
part finished this year.
There is not a belter farming cjtn
munity than lied land ridge. All it
lacks ia a few more bona fide residents.
At the present time there are 14 farms
on the ridge that are occupied by rent
ers. While I have no fault to find with
renters we all know that they have not
the weliare of a community at large at
heart as a peason who intended making
this his permanent home.
Miss Anna Hieinbothem, while com
ing home from the Grange by Redland
post otliee, lost a gold pin. Finder will
be suitably rewarded for return of the
A surprise party was given at the resi
dence oN Mrs. Lehman Friday night,
but owing to bad weather the atten
dance was not very large.
G. 0. Armstrong has completed a
water lank. He has now a good supply
of water on 'tap" for the city of Red
land. James Fullam was re-elected direc
tor and William Stone wis elected clerk
at the annual meeting.
March weather, warm and clear,
please make a note of ft, or clip this out
and paste it in your hat.
Grain fields and meadows are looking
splendid. Grazing is fnir.
The majority of the woodcutters have
been laid off.
It in rumored that the 0. 1. & S. Oo.
intend to fence in their lands with board
and bin b wire and go into the raising of
Henry and Annie Tavlor are not Im
proving, both beii.g bedfast.
William Seliatz has put in a long line
of picket fence in front of his residence,
which we witl say is a thing of beauty,
and we hope, the pride of its owner.
We were very much surprised when
we saw in last week's communication
from Frog l'oud that their settlement
bad become a town. We would say,
nevertheless, to the population of the
, town of Frogl'ond, thut when you de-
tiL uui i tlirSirl.ii f,irtl . rv imiiimnn.
T nurj iu ore u. uiiiiui in tiling
1 itp, just come, pp. to ill'ord;
Mr. Keller, the purchaser orntte
, Weollle farm has moved in and taken
possession. Mr. Weolle and family will
move away next week.
' Samuel Mayee sold out to Mr.
Rchmitke, father-in-law of of P. M.
Reutter. Mr. Meyer owned a farm of
50 acres with good buildings, orchard
and water, he receiving $2725 .
This warm March weather is putting
new life into the farmers, many of whom
ore busy sowing winter oats.
This week the pupils of district No.
41, ate enjoying a vacation. School will
be resumed on the 11th and will last
three months longer. The teacher,
Miss Downing, is spending tne week at
home near Progress.
Carrots kept the entire season in the
open ground and are firm and crisp.
Born, on the 20th of Feb., to the wife
of Oscar Motiler, a daughter, (air, dark
eved. plump and pretty. Now this will
prevent any misunderstanding in the
future when Oscar talks about uis
Our school celebrated Washington's
birthday in a more patriotic manner
than on any former occasian. A large
number of visitors was present, and a
varied and and Interesting program was
given by the pupils. A hue new Hag
wiih mined, while three cheers wer given
for that Slnr Spangled Banner. Hie
school superintendent was present and
spoke in a very entertaining manner
conct ruing the origin of the .Stars,
Mrn. BiM Thompson ban about CO or
00 young chickens, Thin lady makes
more of a success in the raising of chick
ens uml turkeys thtiii any uiie else on
Mm. T I!. Killin hits returned home
from the Abiqim, wher she has been
Guaranteed to be the best possible to build. Representing C5 years experience in wagon build
which is a better guarantee of a high grade (best possible to build) than all the talk irrespon si b
dealers and agents for cheap wagons can, possibly give you,
M1TC1IKIX, & LEWIS Co., the nvikcis 01 tiie MITCHELL WAGONS pay 25 to 30 percent
above the market price of the best grades of wood stock for the privilege of a closer inspection and more
ripd examination of each piece and to enable them to skim off the cream of the wasron timber offered
on the market-HENCE WE CAN ABSOLUTKY GUARANTEE a superiorutquality of timber in
MITCHELL WAGONS and it is just as-impossible to build a good wagon, withod good timber as it is
to build a good house without a good foudation- The foundation of a wagon is the timber. We know
that everybody claims to have the best, b 'utyou can't see under the paint. In buying a wagon you must
trust to somebody's word we claim to be It ustw 01 thy and reliable; beside, we leave unpaiiited the
underside of fucli parts as wc can (reaches tounges, etc.") so that you can confirm our statements. We
guarantee every stick fully. MITCHELL WAGONS are light-running, well proportioned and well
finished, and, taken as a whole The Hfst Wagon on villi Market Today. You can't make a mis
take if you get a MITCHELL.
Mitchell, Lewis & Staver Co.
First and Taylor
ministering to the needs of a sick
mother. Mrs. Adair is now much bet
Miss Birdie Blair has gone to Wash
ington to make her home for awhile
Mies Edith Todd has not returned yet
though we hear she is expected daily.
She ie having a good time we hear vis
iting amongst her numerous friends, and
this is no wonder for she ia a favorite
wherever she goes. We hear that her
bister, Miss Eva, is now teaching the
Riverside school, Canby. She is a very
successful teacher and deserves her suc
Mrs. Pendleton, with her husband.has
gone to make her home in Wasco
Miss Grace Marshall is still a guest of
Mrs. G. Owens.
Mr. Marvin was elected school direc
tor in place of Mr. Renner.
There will be an entertainment at
Monitor given by the Order of the Mod
ern Workman af America in the Grange
hall over the postoffice on Saturday,
March 9th, at 7 :30 p. ra.. We believe
an excellent program witl be carried out
and a good supper taken in. The liter
ary part will be free, but that designed
for refreshing the physical powers will
be given in exchange for a small quan
tity of cash .
The result of the school election in
district No. 33, iB as follows: B. F.
Mitchell, director, and G. R. Miller,
clerk (re-elected). Everything moved
Grandma Harrington is very sick, and
is not expected to live.
The vacant places in the community
are being occupied. We recently re
ceived two families B. F. Mitchell on
the Jones place and Joseph Pollock on
the Still place and yet there is room for
. Julia Nelson, nee Fellows, has arriv-d
from Montana and is looking after
her interests here.
G. It. Miller and wife, and M. O. Gard
are delegates to county grange to be
held at uregon Uty, March 5, l'JOl.
March 5. Corrkspondent.
The sun is shining once more, and the
farmers are talking of putting in their
crops to feed the idle. Till the brain as
well as the soil brother farmer, so that
you can cast an intelligent vote at our
next general electiou.
Archie Moreland and the only daugh
ter were out riding Sunday.
The Macksburg nine are preparing for
a match game.
Miss Dollie Kendell visited Miss Ida
Since we have imported we can boast
(having some of the best looking girls
Fred Yohann was doing business in
Needy and passed through our town on
his way home.
Arthur Abbott visited relatives inSell
wood Saturday and Sunday.
Died, on March 2, the infant son of
Mr. and Mrs.. John Dworshack. The
funeral services were conducted by Rev.
Schoenberg, and the remains were laid
to rest in the Klinger cemetery on Sun
The Meadowbrook correspondents
have been rather negligent. I guess
they are waiting for spring. It has
come at last up in this mountaineous part
of the country and everything is beauti
ful and growing; the frogs are croaking
the third time and that brings spring
The people ol this vicinity are plowing
and sowing grain and making prepara
tions to make garden.
Mrs. Lamb and son, Andrew, were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johueon dur
ing the week.
Ball Bros, have just completed 20
acres of slashing, which adds to the
looks of the place, and is also a great
George Ball's new selections of music
for the graphophone are excellent ones.
George Williams wears a very broad
smile of late. There must be someone
Cattle are looking well for this time of
year. Smith Bros, have 12 young calves.
B. F. Noyer contemplates going to
Kloudyke in the spring to mingle with
the yellow metal.
Miss Laura Wright has a new fellow.
The barber's all right.
Mis Lillie N oyer expects to visit rela;
lives in Washington, this summer.
Gus Johnson has just completed a fine
hair lariat rope.
Cal Ball made a flying trip to Liberal
Andrew Johnson has the finest spring
lambs in the county.
The Misses Nellie and Annie Linel-
quist were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. Linquist is doing some fine plow
ing and breaking.
Otto Berhendt is slashing for Smith
Bros, this spring.
Budd Smith made a flying trip to
Carus last week.
The people of this vicinity expect a
railroad up here within the next two
years. It will be quite a logging center
in the near future.
George Williams is hauling rails for
S. A. D. Hungate.
Some of the people in this neighbor
hood attended the danceatColton on the
22nd of February.
The dance at Molalla on Feb. 14th
waB a grand success.
Clay Engle was the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Johnson Monday.
Miss Laura Wright will be proprietor
of the Wright farm this summer. s
The directors of this- Bchool district
are going to rustic and paint the school
house and clear the grounds,
. A Mountaineer.
Pansy Blossom will resume the task
as news correspondent again after an in
terval of a few months.
March came in "like a lion,"(so we
suppose it will go out "like a lamb."
We are glad to report Mrs. Beard
much improved in health after being
confined to her bed for a few days.
Others, who were down with la grippe,
are much better.
Miss Anna Shortledge was the guest
of Misses Edith and Jessie Jackson Sun
day. Miss Ethel Green, of Oregon City, is
spending a few weeks with her aunt,
Mrs. Joe Myers.
Fred Waltemathe has returned from
California, where he had been spending
the winter for the benefit of his health.
Miss Edith Jackson was the recipient
of a beautifu1 gold watch on her 18th
birthday, which was Thursday. She
was also given a dance at the home of
her uncle, Charles Spangler, at Carus,
and a good time was enjoyed.
Mr. Forbes, has a horse on the lift.
Mr. and Mrs. Shelly drove to town
Monday to take advantage of the pleas
The annual school meeting Monday
night resulted in .the re-election of J. O.
Dixon as director, and F. W. Cramer,
clerk. They also appointed A. Mantz,
John Gerber and J. O Dixon as a com
mittee to put up the bell on the Maple
Lane school house.
We are having very pleasant weather.
The annual school election held in
district No. 82 last Monday, elected C.
Wilhelm as director, successor to ll. A.
Baker and Mrs. II. Goulding as clerk,
successor to A. Baker, who has served
his twelfth term in that capacity.
Miss Alice Baker is home from Port
land for a few days.
The revival meetings that are being
held at Hood View are drawing the at
tention of large crowds. The meetings
will continue until about next Sunday
Baker Bros, expect to move their saw
mill to a tract of timber near Airlie.
The Modern Brotherhood of America
organized a lodge at Wilsonville Satur
day evening with 34 charter members.
A. and E. L. Baker were in Oregon
Oity and Portland Tuesday, transacting
A number of Frog Pondites attended
church at Hood View one night last
March 5. W,
On Thursday of last week, while John
W. Flichen was clearing his ground of
the stumps of small trees, one of his
horses slipped and fell, running a stump
into its stomach. Mr. Flichen killed
the animal immediately and put him
out of his misery. '
The final game in a series of eight
games played b the Sherwood Basket
Ball Club, wound up by giving a ban
quet in honor of Rev. H. T. Cash, pres
ident of the club, who is to leave for
Idaho on Wednesday, March 6th. After
the supper a very good recitation was
given by Miss Elsie ilaynes, ho is to
be complimented on her elocution. A
violin solo by Mrs. J. V. Hall, accom
panied by Miss Dora Swnek on the organ
and a solo by Mr. Ed Garrett, were also
nicely rendered. Several games were
played during the evening, and all pres
ent had a jolly good time.
March 4. O.
Harding Block, Oregon City
10 Cents x
Can Baratoria Shrimps
2 Sacks Corn Meal
1 Sacks Farina
2 Cans Good Table Peaches
Can Nice Pine Apple
7 Pounds Black Figs
We handle a full line of
J, A. McGLASHAN, Manager
Stores Oregon City and Portland
Our two saw mills are running full
blast at present writing.
Fall sown grain is looking very well.
The meadows are starting forth, which
looks like fair spring wa . at hand.
Rev. G. P. Rich, of Kelso, gives us a
few sermona every fourth Saturday and
R. G. Palmateer is soon to have a
barn raising. George Epperson is do
ing the carpenter work.
Mrs. Peai 1 Stevens, of Mount Tabor,
returned last Saturday to her home
after a two week's visit with relatives
and frien ds in this vicinity.
Will Irvan lies baen' homo again to
visit his parents and friends.
Miss Dollie Chitwood, of Damascus,
was the guest of the Misses Lemon last
Richard and Willie Davis, two of our
highly esteemed young men, are soon to
go to Eastern uregon to woi k uunng me
coming Biimuier. They have many
friends here who wish them success ami
will be glad when they return.
Misses Dolla and Creta Lemon and
Florence Davis aregoing away to spend
the summer, and we join their many
friends in wishing them a jolly good
H. Epperson, D. Gurlinger's agent,
has gone to Sandy to do some surveying
for Mr. Gurlinger.
The elite of GaKield was tendered a
moBt enjoyableparty on the evening of
March 1st, by the Misses Creta and
Dolla Lemon at the home of their par
ents. The evening was pleasantly spent
in games and social conversation, inter
spersed with instrumental music and
vocal selections by the Garfield Glee
Club. At a late hour refreshments were
served and the guests departed, all
thanking the fair hostesses for a very
enjoyable evening. Those present were:
Misses Creta, Dolla and Jessie Lemon,
Ethel Jones, Florence and Agnes Davis,
Huffman, May Huxley, Dollie Chitwood,
Maud Holder, Leona Krigbaum; Mrs.
Leatha Wills, Mrs. Lemon; Messrs. H.
Anders, Richard, Willie and Horace
Davis, Walter and Ralph Lemon, Lee
Wills, M. Sarver, F. Gill, Herby Huxley,
E, Huffman and Ira Wills.
March 2. E.J. P.
We think you did the Logan corre
spondent an injustice when you insinu
ated that he intended to insult a resi
dent who recently gave a party. We
personally know the writer and know
that the article was merely intended for
a joke and should be taken as such.
' Onb who knows.
Chits. Leavitt, who has been visiting
his parents, returned to Portland, the
yrst ot the week.
Harvey Everhart, who has been work'
ing at Tacoma, Wash . , during the win
ter, is again in our midst.
Orin Cutting and Albert Sawtell each !
carry a hand in a sling ; the former has
a felon, the latter a boil.
A. J. Sawtell has been quite sick but
is reported better. lie has heart trou
ble. O. D. Eby, who has been conllned to
hid room for the past three weeks with
la grip, ia able to be around.
J. K. Shaver and M. S. Hungate took
a drove of beef tattle to Oregon Cily last
P. M. lioyles and C. I. Gibson have
moved to Silvertoti where they will en
gage in blacksmithing; Mr. Gibson will
also do nil kinds of wagon work. '
The United Artisans of this place will
give an entertninmeut and social at. the
ha'l on Mar. 10. Everybody invited.
Fob. L'O, 1901. Moonshine.
Fine weathor for gardening this we ek
J. tiiliett sowed oats for F. A. Ely 011
Wt duos lay.
The Mountain View church was re
papered bust week. -Mr. .Murrow did
the papering. The people of the com
munity donated the work on the church.
May heaven's choicest blessings be with
thoo who helped with the work is the
wish of the committee.
Mrs. Mack spent last Sunday with
Mrs. Walker, who lives near the Aber
nethy. She waa uot so well again on
Miss May Lewellen is sewing for Mrs.
Harrington this week.
Rev. Pogue and wife moved out to
Currinsville last week, where a parson
age has been built.
Frank Ringo went to Highland last
week t attend the grange and
returned home Tuesday,
Out of the Trust
The Bicycle Season is about here. More wheels
will be ridden than ever before. Now is the time to
make up your mind what Bicycle you will ride.
. In calling the attention of the public to the
Bicycles constructed by the Snell-Yale Cycle Co., of
Toledo, Ohio. I do so believinir after having examined
every w heel in use 011 this Coast that ti.ey are the
best in construction, material and finish ; having all
up-to-date improvements, and some which no other
make has. Tbe Yale Cushion frame stands without
a peer for ntrength, symetry , beauty and finish The
Snell, Lady's or Gent's, is of the highest grade and
for lightness in weight and easy running qualities
lias no equal. All wheels sold by me will be fully
guaranteed. Anyone buying a wheel of me will
have a selection from 5 different makes of tires. The
Pathfinder Single Tube, the best that money can
buy or that materials and expert workmanship can
produce. You can cut it with an ax, but it will re
sist, tacks, pins, broken glass, splinters, etc. Fully
warranted. . ,
The Goodyear Detachable Tire fits all commoii
rims or any detachable rim. The only practicable
detachable lire ever made ; is made of best'quality
of materials throughout and both inner tubes and
covers are guaranteed for a full season's riding.
We carry a complete line of Coffins, Caskets, Bobes and Linings. We have been in the
undortakinn business over ten years. We are under small expense and do not ask large
prolltK. We hove always Riven our Best efforts to please our bereaved friends. We thor
oughly understand the preservation of the dead. We destroy contagious germs and offon
sive odors when called upon to prepare the dead for burial.
MRS. R. BECKER
229 FIRST STREET - PORTLAND, OREGON
Mas a complete assortment of
Imported PatternHats & Millinenj Novelties
Hats Trimmed to Order. Feathers Dyed and Curled.
For all kinds of Building Material
CA.LL AT THE
Oregon City Planing Mill
S. F. BAKER, PROP.
SASH, DOORS, MOULDING, ETC.
Miss Olwea Edwards, of North Yam-1
hill, was the guest of Miss Pearl Ourrin
J. Slover is on the bill again this week
after his recent illness. ,
Miss May Thompson is now employed
in F. Busch's furniture store.
Lyman Mack sprained his wrist quite
Frank Walsh and family have moved
in from Beaver Creek and are occupying
Mr. Harrington's cottage, recently va
cated by Mr. Waldron.
Mr. Sager, of Clarkes, was in this
burg Wednesday bidding friends fare
well. He is on his way to Klondike,
where he will spnd the summer.
Mrs. S;vaue mad a a visit to this burg
Wednesday nfieruoon. She returned to
Portland again the fame evening.
Mr. Murrow is doing some papering
for Mr. Friederick thi.s week.
P. D. Ctirran is making improvements
on his property this week.
Mr. Lewellen, our commissioner, is
busy at the court hou-o again this week.
The Misse Tiilie a;il KrneHine Ilen
riei, who have been working in Portland
for some time, are visiting at home for a
We wish to correct a mistake that is
often made in regard to ttie name our
postotliee. 'Hie name should be Ely,
instead of Elyville, a it is often called
and letters addresse i.
There has been a numberof exceptions
taken to the Beaver Creek correspon
dence in last issue f the Courier-Herald
and we would like to have the cor
respondent substantiate the statements
i publish, d and thus soothe the feelings
I of the anxious neighborhood.
I Wk Know.
Beautiful sprinj bus aga
and everybody jubliant.
Mr. Roberts and family were visiting
Mr. and Mrs, M. H. Bowman Sunday.
Perry Kitzmiller left for Pleasant
Home last week, where he will work in
a logging camp.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sellman.
on March 1st, a girl.
Mr. Rusk, of Vancouver, Wash., has
brought a large band of sheep here
which is causing considerable indigna
tion among the cattle men of this place.
Come and see my line of wheels before buy
ing elsewhere and be convinced of their super-
H W Jackson's
mm i r miM
R. L. Holman
2 Doors South of Court House
Mr. and Mrs. Cis Pagh were visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Sunday.
A meeting waa held at the school
house last week for the purpos of estab
lishing a creamery, which met with poor
Vigorit Powder at Clackamas.
K. McFarland has placed A. Mather
in charge of his powder magazine and
warehouse at Clackamas Station, who
w ll promptly fill orders for Vigorit
Seeds 1 Red clover, aleike, timothy,
orchard gra, blue grass, garden seeds,
all kinds, lulk or in packages.
School closed in district No. 95,Fri
day, March .1, after a term of,
No. of pupils enrolled for term, 25.
No. pupils enrolled for last month
No. on roll of honor, 8.
Lawrence Grace being tho onlv
.1. 11 .1 1 J
on me rou 01 iionor lor me year.
A literary program was rendered by
the pupils and others, as follows:
Recitation. "Qu- Happy School
Marv Sullivan. '
"Our Happy School, "Theodore Haag.
"There's Space for Good," Patrick
Building Blocks, Elizabeth Olsen.
"The New Year," Alex Scherruble.
"The Cow Bell," Lena Pntz.
"Mother's Wav," Margin MulHvan.
"A Would-be-Patriot," Willie Klein
"The Flan, Red, White and
"A Fortunate Thing," Robert Putz
"The Child's World, Ida Haae.
"Wanted a Boy," (ieor-e Hehiewe
"A Sad Mistake," Elizabeth Olsen. '
"The Star Spangled Battle Flag," E(.
"What We're Going To Do," eight
"A Little Boy's Hatchet Story," Philir
" vvashin gton," Elmer Kleinsmith
"School Is Done," Lawrence Grace
"Vacation Time," Edwin Grace.
Closing address, Curtis Martin.
Guitar solo, '-The Parting Hour,"
Miss Millie Kaiser.
Elsib M. Gibbs,