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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALt).
i Special Sale
Boots and Shoes
General reduction in Shoes, some
of which, including children's
Shoes at cost General reduction
in all lines.
G. W. GRACE,
. ' On 7th and Center Sts.
A. R. Shank, of Canby, was in town
Mayor 0. N. Wait, of Canby, was in
the city Tuesday .
C. TJ. Wilson has returned from an ex
tended visit to Salem,
. Alex Taylor, of Marquam, was a vis
itor in the city Wednesday.
John Kaiser, of New Era precinct, was
in Oregon City Wednesday.
Frank Jaggar, ex-county commissioner
'Was in from Carua Tuesday.
Mr. Flanders, recently from the Sound,
iB the new local editor on the Enterprise.
B. Sullivan, a well known Highland
farmer, was in Oregon City Wednesday.
A. D. Wallace and Charles Welch, of
Highland, were in Oregon City Wednesday-
W. H. Bnrchardt. sr.. of Salem, was
In the city for several days during the!
Chief of Police Fisher, of Canby, was
in Oregon City Tuesday on official bdsi
r.ess. VV H. Engie, road supevisor, of Mo
lalla, was here on road business Wed
nesday. A. Bissell, of Canby was visiting his
daughter, Mrs. W. M. Shank, during
thn week. "
John Kalufleieh, of CaruB, has pur
chased property in Canby, and will re
Mr. and Mrs. Miles Young have ar
rived from Corvallis, and are now living
A. Kocher, A. W. Cook, R. Fanton
and James Adkins were in town from
John Robinson and J. W. Roots, of
Clackamas Station, were here on road
business Wed nesday.
Miss May Thompson, of Ely, has ac
cepted a position as salesman in
John F. Jennings and wife have re
turned from Nampa, Idaho, and are
uow residents of Poitland. I
P. G. Wells returned toSkaminial
county, Wash., Wednesday, to resume
work in the copper mines.
Mrs. Isaac Farr went to Woodburn
Wednesday to visit her daughter, Mrs,
Dr. Stewart, for a few days.
A. B. Hibbard, of Marquam, who lias
been teaching the Glad Tidings school,
while O.D. Eby was ill, was in towu
Mrs. G. W. Shank, of Canby, who has
been ill at the home of vV. M. Shank, is
much improved and returned home
Alias Celia Goldsmith returned from
San Francisco' Wednesday, where she
has been selecting a millinery stock for
several weeks past.
Postmaster Thomas, Henry Hughes,
W. F. Harris, William Griessenthwaite
wl John Shannon were in from Beaver
George 0. Perdue, of Needy, was in
Oregon City Tuesday. He was accom
panied by William Root, who as on
his way to Surapter.
Mrs. A. F. Brown, of Oakland, Doug
ks county, who has been visiiing her
brotheV, S. M. Smith, at' Gladstone, re
turned home Tuesday.
W. F. Harris, the Beayer Creek saw
mill man, was a visitor in Oregon City
Tuesday. He reports that his sawmill
is doing excellent work.
W. C. Ward was in from Viola Wed
nesday, and stated that the people of
that section ultimately expect to secure
a creamery or a cheese factory.
Rav. R. A. Atkins, of the Methodist
Episcopal church, has been very ill with
rheumatism for the past two weeks,
but is recovering from the attack.
B. F. Baker, a prominent farmer of
the Frog Pond neighborhood, was in
Oregon City Friday.
Rev. C. U. Cross, pastor of the Myr
tle Creek M. E. church, south, was in
the city Wednesday.
Mrs. Clarence Porter wrote fromSkag
way during the past week, that Mr.
Porter was in the Klondike country
with George Hamilton, having gone
in there last May.
Miss Lena Goldsnvth, who is now era
ployed in a wholesale millinery estab
lishment in Portland, was visiting her
sisters, Mrs. Bollack and' Miss Bertha
E.G. Hackett and J. H. Darling,
members of the legislative special com
mittee ou tup state school land board af
fairs, left Monday for Salem to resume
E. Austin, of Liberal, was in town
Tuesday and stated that he had started
up his new Bawrnill, situated one mile up
the river from the post office. The mill
has a capacity of 2500 daily.
John Davis, of Silverton, ex-county
commissioner of Marion county, was in
Oregon City the first of the week visit
ing his daughter-in-law at the home of
William Raucb at Gladstone.
A. V. Davis, of Marquam, was a visitor
in Oreaon City Tuesday. He reported
that there had been considerable sick
ness in his neighborhood, but the health
of the community is improving.
Mrs. George Marr was up from Port
land during the week to attend the fun
eral of the late Captain Burton. Mr.
Marr, who is now engaged in business
in Portland, waB in town Saturday night.
Hans Paulsen was in from George
Wednesday, and reported that Miss
Emma Fleu,ming, of Lent, had closed
a gratifying five month's term of school
there. An excellent entertainment was
given at the close.
Arthur Quin n, of Cnnemab, returned
home Tuesday from Manila, after four
and a half years' service on the battle
snip Oregon. He enlisted as an appren
tice, and has been continually with that
vessel iu her varied and honored career
in many waters.
Edwin Bates, of.Currinsville, who was
hero TuebfJay, states that a creamery
meeting was recently held there, and
may result in a reality. The fanners of
that section are clow to go into a co op
erative enterprise, but realize that di
versified farming is the proper thing.
B.F. Munson, of Oregon City, has
been appointed sole agent for this sec
lion of the state for the bookldescriptiye
of that great horror. The ilame of the
work is 'The Great Galveston Disaster"
by Paul Lester, the noted author, the
only authentic edition, and contains a
full and thrilling account of the most ap
palling calamity of modern times in
cluding Vivid dtterrrinlinna nt th v, :
cane and terrible rush of waters; in.-
uiciibc ueiurnuuon oi dwellings, busi
ness houses, church Pfl. ami Mini.a.ln,l.-.
human lives; thrilling tales of heroic
ueeo; panic stricken multitudes and
heartrenderinir nmivg nlnonnu. (..:,.
- -n -" ' , 11 an Liu
efforts to escape a horrible fate J sepera-
'!"",'" '"vcu iuibh; narrow escapes from
the laws of death : tnri-ililA c,,ff...:.. (
the survivors; vandals plundering bodies
of the dead ; wonderful exhibitions of
popular sympathy; millions of dollars
sent for the relief of the stricken suffer
ers. The work is comprised in one large
volume of over 500 pages, and embel
lished with a large r. umber of engrav-
.wi uiu puoiograpns taken im
mediately after thn liuati. 0,t . I.
the work of the rescuing. Every citi-
..... uno ime oi luese nooks and
thus materially assist thn i-ultof i t r
the grief-stricken Galvestonites.
The editor of this paper has carefully
examined this work and finds it to con
tain all that is claimed for it and cheer
fully recommends it to the readers of
this paper and others interested in get
ting an authentic book description of this
School report cards for sale at this office
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS.
"Between Two Hearts" next week.
Wait for little folks cake walk, March
8th. . . ,
Money to loan at lowest rates. O. H.
Don't fail to see "Between Two Hearts'
at Sbively's next week,
Meeting of the Socialist Club at Sev
enth Street Hall on Tuesday evening.
"Between Two Hearts" will appear at
Shively's next week. Watch for adver
A. 0. Hayward; of darus,4as sold his
farm to Mrs. J. R. Lewis for the consid
eration of $300. : y
An apron bazaar will be held by Zion's
guild of the Evangelical Lutheran
church on March 28th. ,
J. A. Thayer writes from Coquille
City to change the address of his paper
to Ceres, Stanislaus county, Calif.
The Parkplace band will give one of
the.r popula dances in the old Gladstone
store on Saturday night, March 9th.
A butcher says that since the high
priced meat agitation, the mill men are
eating but aboiit half as much meat.
For Rent Furnished 14-room board
ing house, Inquire at the Cottage,
around the corner from the postoffice.
The latest ard best brands of cigars
and tobaccos are kept by P. G. Shark
Smokers' goods and confectionery, also
It is evident the butcher business is
not very flourishing or the shop of Berg
man & Reber on Frey tag's corner would
not have closed.
In the removal of Professor McCann
from North Yamhill ' to Parkplace,
Clackamas county, this county loses one
of its most efficient teachers. McMinn
' Avery pleasant surprise party was
given Mrs. A. Robertson by her friends
on Wednesday eyening. After a most
enjoyable evening's amusement, elegant
refreshments were served.
The entertainment which the Ancient
Order of Red Cross, was to have given
on Friday, March 8th, has been post
poned. Watch these columns next
week for the announcement.
Look out for the entertainment to be
given by the Twentieth Century Club at
Shively's opera house, Friday evening,
March 15th. This will certainly be the
even t of the season for the boys.
H.A, Smith, aged 25, died at his home
near the Broughton place on the Clack
amas last Monday night, of Bright's dis
ease. The deceased left a ' wife. He
was a step son oi Charles Servas.
On another page of this paper an error
has accidentally crept in to the effect
that 11. A. Vorpahl has filed a suit to
secure a divorce from W. F. Voipahl.
It should have read a suit to recover
Hereafter the expense of posting no
tices on delinquent property advertised
and sold by the sheriff at tax sales will
De avoided, Senator Brownell having
succeeded in getting a bill passed through
the last legislature to this effect.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Kelly were the
recipients of a delightful surprise party
ladt night in honor of their 12th wedding
anniversary . It was a very pleasant
occasion, and appropriate presents were
received from the gueBts. v .
"Pure Food" Spices
Of all the food products used dally
in the kitchen, spices are the most
Pure food laws have been passed
by a number, of States in an effort to
stop the practice, but without avail,
I afford you absolute protection in
this matter, for I carry the following
"Pure Food" Ground Spices, which
are guaranteed free from adulteration :
Allspice, Red Pepper,
Black Pepper, Cloves,
Ginger, Mustard, Mace.
Other Kitchen Drugs
Fifty per cent more Extract of
Vanilla than you haye been getting
and this made from selected Mexican
Vanilla Bean. No Tonka Bean, no
coloring Di.itter, no nothing but pure
- Why not turn over a new leaf and
try some Biking Powder that you
know is absolutely Pure? Made from
the receipt of the United States Agri
cultural Chemist. Pure Cream Tar
tar two parts, Pure Bicarbonate Soda
one part. Pure Corn Starch one part.
This Bailing Powder will cost you
about one half as much as the adver
Tit tafe place
to get drugt it
at a drw tlore.
C. Q. HUNTLEY,
Oregon City, Ore.
- '. ! :
JNext attraction : , "Between Two
Hearts" at Shively's next week. Watch
Fifty acres of land to rent, with sale
of lease; farming implements, cows and
hcrses. A house and lot for $300
Money to loan. Inquire of 0. A.
Supplies for the farmers Blue Stone,
14 pounds for $1.00; squirrel poison, 80,
25 and 30 cents per can; Dunne's solid
sprays, numbers 1 and 2, for curl leaf
and wooly aphis, 4 to 6 cents per pound
at Huntley's drug store. -
A. L. Hardman had a hearing in Jus
tice McAnulty's court Wednesday, for
assaulting the 12-year son of J. A.
Moore in an alley on upper Main. The.
jury, after being out a couple of hours,
reported that they could not agree.
George Mayer, aged 49, of Canby, was
committed to the state insane asylum by
County Judge Ryan. He was arre-ted
on complaint of Chief of Police Fisher,
of Canby. Mayer has a family, but has
a habit of wandering over the country.
W. Yakeda returned from San Fran
cisco Monday, after an absen le of nine
days. While there he was married to
Miss Mary Ando, a prominent youug
Japanese lady.. Mr. and Mrs. Yakeda
have fitted p housekeeping looms in
the rear of the Btore.
The Epworth League, of the Metho
dist Episcopal church, have had a lot of
canes made out of the historic apple tree
that formerly stood on the church
grouuds. They were boiled in oil and
are as heavy as ironwood. A lot of the
canes are on exhibition in Pastor Atkins'
study. ' . '
Mrs. Fannie Harding Eckstorm, wife
of Rev. Eckstorm, who was rector of St.
Paul's Episcopal church here in 1894, is
the author of a work on birds, issued
by Houghton, Mifflin & Company. Mrs.
Extrom received a portion of the mate
rial for her book while a resident of Ore
Mr. aud Mrs. G. B. Jackson celebrated
their 20th wedding anniversary at their
home on Jackson street last night.
About 50 invited guests were present,
and the evening was pleasantly passed
with music, games and refreshments.
Many valuable and appropriate presents
The Albany Democrat snggesls that
as Hon. William Galloway has now
served as receiver at Oregon City for al
most five years, that Mr. Mitchell after
being elected by democrats, certainly
would not assist in the removal of Mr.
Galloway, Of course, the latter expects
soon to be replaced by a republican.
K. M. Shibley, of Springwater, was in
town Tuesday and Wednesday, and sold
a wagon load of prunes and chickens to
the Fairclough commission house, for
which he received the cash. Mr. Shib
ley states that the young people of
Springwater will give a drama entitled
"Among the Breakers," Saturday night
as a benefit for the grange.
George Miles and Edgar Williams,
while riding their wheels Tuesday night
had a forcible collision at the corner of
Main and Seventh streets, which resulted
in the former being knocked insensible.
The Salvation Army was on this corner
at the time, and neither wheel had head
lights. Miles is recovering from the ef
fect of the collision.
Those interested in the project of es-
tab'iehnga co-opirative meat market
inOregin City will assemble in Red
men's Hall on Tuesday evening next,
for the purpose of adopting a constitu
tion and by-laws and electing a board
of directors. All stockholders are re
quested to be present, either personally
or by proxy, and also all those who wish
to take stock.
The Degree of Honor entertainment
at the armory tonight promises to be the
greatest entertainment event of the
season. Among the numbers on the
program will be a cake walk by the little
folks; double quartette, by Derthic club;
recitation, Essie Block ; solo, Fran k
Confer; recitation, Miss Hulda Holden ;
solo, Mrs, Ed A. Sheahan ; piano trio,
Mesdames Porter, Hayes and Williams.
County Commissioner T. B. Killin will
Bet out a small yard of Bohemian red
hops this year. They are much earlier
than the usual varieties of hops grown
here, and are said to be strong in qual
ity. Mr. Killin had his 22-acre hop
yard plowed up last year, as he did not
not think the business paid, although
money had been lost only once in the
venture during many years. Mr, Killin
states that buyers are offering to contract
hops from careful growers for 13 cents
The Twentieth Century Club of the
Congregational church will give their
first public entertainment at Shively's
opera house on Friday evening, March
loth. The program will consist ofsongs,
recitations nd farces. The funny num
bers of the program will be interspersed
with parts furnished by some of Oregon
City's best talent. Mrs. II. A. Miller
will glye a Shakespearean reading and
the Derthic Club quartette will render
several selections. The program will
appear next week.
Mrs. Julia Baker, aged 49, wife of W.
II. Baker, of Eagle Creek, took a dose of
carbolic acid Tuesday with suicidal in
tent, and died soon afterward. She was
alone at the time and had been despon
dent by spells for a long period. Coroner
Strickland held an inquest Wednesday,
id filar! ii
'Stevens Bldg., Opp. Bank of OregonJCity
NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY
La.CeS Large stock consisting of thread laces, Valencinnes,
v'fcd Victoria laces, Black and White Chantilly in various
widths and styles.
Muslin Underwear Au sizes of Nisht Gowns
lviuMin unuerwear, Chemise) Corset Covers Draw.
ers, Underskirts, Etc., Etc., Etc.,
GloVCS The Celebrated "Percy" Kid Gloves for Ladies,
' all the latest shades, guaranteed, $ I. Ov..
BdtS A11 the Iate latest Novelties in Silk Velvet and
Leather Belts with gold trimming and gold spikes
hanging down side.
lVTnc T-Tflt All the latest stvles for spring now on sale
lYlCU & 1 1H&, Large gtock of -Caps for Men and Boys
R 3 struts All shapes and sizes for shopping, lunch, flowers
Ud2K.cl&t rmrket, Fancywork, Etc. '
Crrx nt tpxirzrp Large stock of "Royal Steal," the best grey
Ui4liltCWdic, granite, also the Blue and White Enamel
ed Steel ware rt ci ' Drices.
StatlOnefV 1,tsl ' ox Paper, Memorandum Books
all sizes, Foin.oin Pens 50c, 2CO page Ledg
ers, Journals or Day Books 24c.
(Kolden Hule Bazaar J
'Leaders in Advance
and the jury returned a verdict of sui
cide. The Bakers are old and highly
respected residents of Eagle Oreek, and
are held in high esteem. It is learned
that there are some grown children , in
the family. Mrs. Baktr had been in
poor health and despondent for months
An opinion was expressed by the
mayor and seconded by the recorder,
that all ordinances did not require to be
printed. The councilmen, who were
thoroughly familiar with the charter,
contended otherwise. TheBe officers
then claimed that the ordinance author
izing the payment of the Weinhard
sewer bill was the carrying out of the
contract before the new charter was
adopted. It is a fact, however, that the
publication of oninances has been a
charter regulation for many years past,
and the Weinhard bill cannot be paid off
until -the ordinance is legally advertised.
The Willamette Valley Chautauqua
Association held a meeting last Friday
afternoon, and elected City Superintend
a. . ..I o .1 u r UJ .w.A-
.... . '
tiry, to succeed Professor J. W. Gray,
who resigned to go to Alaska. The n it-
terof transportation to the grounds also
was discussed, but it is believed that
the matter will be adjusted so that the
interests of the Chautauqua will not suf
fer. The talent for the coming session
will be of unusual high eUudard. With
the array of high standard talent, the
coming session will he one of unusual
A delightful surprise party was given
MiBb Elsie Gibbs at her home Saturday
evening, by a number of friends and
relatives, ia honor of her, birthday.
Games and munie were participated in
until a late houi, after which refresh
ments were served and all departed for
their several homes, wishing Miss Gibbs
many happy retui us of the day. Those
present were: Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs,
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Myers and family,
Mrs. Jacason, Misses Bessie Roman.
Edith, Jessie, Let ha and Otis Jackson,
Ethel Green, Anna Shortlidge and the
Messrs. S. T. Roman, Micheal and John
Gaffney, Benj. Beard, Isaac Shortlidge,
Jas. Myers, Courtie and Tommy Gibbs.
Albon F. Meinig was in from Sandy
Tuesday and filed three quartz locations
for himself, P. R. Meinig andO. Percbal
on Sh'eney creek. The claims are desig
nated as the Bonanza, B'lieniia andXoth
ern Light. The quarts; produces gold, sil
ver and lead. They also have discovered
a very rich vein of gilena ore, 18 inches
in width, Mr. Meinig exhibiting some
samples while here. These parties have
been prospecting and doing develop
ment work in tint section at irregular
periods for several years past, and one
favorable indication is the occasional
discovery of samples of coarse gold in
the gulches, and the theory is advanced
this must have come from eome rich
A special meeting of the council was
held Friday night to consider matters of
Bjmcial importance. Mayor Dimick ap
pointed A. 8. Dresser city attorney.
A final settlomeht was effected with
Mitchell & Hard, the sewer contractors,
and the balance of foOO due them was
the city council, foi bidding flat cars
was ordered paid, the damage suit o(
County Judge Ryan having been com
promised for $220. In the matter of the
violation of the resolution passed by
from being hauled over the trace of the
Portland City & Oregon Railway in the
city limits. It appeared that the mayor
had declined to enforce the provisions
of the resolution, and the railway com
pany bad been delivering freight to the
Styles and Low Prices?
Oregon City & Southern, and also had
been hauling baled hay through the
streets. The matter was referred to the
city attorney to report a plan of action
at the meeting of the council Wednes
day night. ,
J. J. Gard, of Oiarkes, was in Oregon
J. Heina, of Macksburg, was in the
A. Breithaupt, of Bamascus, was in
the city jesterday.
James Beason, of Shubel, was in Ore
gon City Tuesday.
J. J.Mallatt, of Mullno, was in Ore
gon City Wedneeday.
Eugene Ogle, of Molalla, was a visitor
in Oregon City yeaterday.
A. S. Baty, the Canby real estata
agent, was in the city Wednesday.
Walter Bradley is still very ill, and
his condition is but little Improved.
Christian Fischer, of Highland, was
viBitor in Oregon City Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wournis returned
Tuesdai evening from a vuit to Canby,
Stephen Hutchinson, the Highland ,
road supervisor, was in town Wednea
day. William II. Jones and W. L. Rider,
of Greenwood, werj in Oregon City yes
George D. Wilson, of Pomeroy, Wash,
was visiting his brother, R. D. Wilson,
Mrs. Charles Babcock left Wednesday
evening for a month's visit with rc Utivei
in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Miles Young, tecently of Corvallis is
now employe I as a salesman in V. Har
ris' grocery store.
J. F, Nelson, of Liberal, was in town
Wednesday, and reported that farmeri
were busy plowing in.every direction,
Mrs. E. W. Penman, of Canby, left
Wednesda evening for Sudapter, when
her husband is engaged in the mining
Mrs. Adolph Willey and children went
to Portland yesterday to visit her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson White, for
a few weeks. ;
Clurlus Spangle r, of Carus, wasia
town Wednesday, and expresses the
opinion that the Graham place would
be an excellent location for a creamery,
A, X. Scoggln, of Barlow, who has
been employed as an engineer in Salem
for several months past, has returned
to this city and will probably remain
here during the coming summon.
Representative J. L. Kruse, of Wilson
ville, went to Sale no yesterday to visit
his daughter, who nas been at the sani
tarium for the past three weeks with an
attack of typhoid fever.
Chaplain O. O. Bateman, of Fort
Wright, Wash , formerly pastor of the
Baptist church in this city, was recently
made tl.e recipient of a diploma and
medal oi honor for faithful and meritor
ious service during the Spanish-America
J. L. Mattocks, of -ew Era precinct,
was in Oregon City yesterday, and state
that farmers were sowing less grain than
usual, asserting that it does not pay to
raise wheat. While some farmers are
seeding as much ground as usual, a part
of the hurvest will be hay.
W. P. Hawley, msnagerof the Floris
ton, Calif., paper mills, has been here
for several days looking after matters at
the Crown paper mills. He was joined
the first of the week by Messrs. Schwau
bauer aud Roeenbaum, prominent stock
holders in the enterprise. Some new
improvements are under way at those