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COURIER ESTABLISHED MAY, 1883
HERALD ESTABLISHED JULY, 1893
INDEPENDENT ESTABLISHED 1898
OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 24, 1901
19th YEAR, NO. 1
THE BRUNER CASE.
182 Madison St., West end of Bridge, Portland, Oregon
Aultman & Taylor's
... Celebrated Threshing Machinery
Steam and Gas Engines
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CONSOLIDATED IMPLEMENT GOMP'Y
(Krebe. Harder & Co.
182, 184, 186 Madison Street, West End of Bridge,
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND VEHICLES
t Remember we have the finest stock of the best makes to be found
in Portland, including Farm and Spring Wagons, Buggies, Carriages
and Carts, Mowers, Rakers, Tedders and Hay Tools, Hay Presses,
' Grain Drills, Plows, Cultivators, Disc and Spring Tooth Harrows,
- Pumos Harness, Bicycles, Etc.
A Big Fourth of July Bally Many
Speakers of World- Wide Fame.
An unusually promising array of tal
ent has been secured for the coming as
sembly of the Willamette Valley Chau
tauqua Association, which will be in
session from July 3rd to the 13th, in
clusive, at Gladstone Park, Oregon City,
Among others may be noted General
Thos. J. Morgan, of New York city, who
will be the "orator of the day" on the
fourth of July, his subject being,'"The
Building of the Nation." General Morgan
was commissioner of Indian affairs dur
ing President Harrison's administration,
and is a speaker of unusual merit. He
will also deliver an address upon "The
Dr. Charles Bayard Mitchell, of the
Hennepin Avenue Methodist Episcopal
church, of Minneapolis, one of the lead
ing speakers at- the Epworth League
Convention, San Francisco, will lecture
on "The Prize Taker" and "My Ideal
Dr. J. M. Bashford, president of the
'Ohio VVettleyan University, will beih
attendane during most of the session and
give two lectures, "The Twentieth Cen
tury" and "Wesley and Goethe."
The Parke Sisters of New York city
will give two instrumental concerts of
high merit. Polk Miller will give two
evenings of entertainment on "Southern
life " Dr. A. J. Frost, of Los Angeles,
will deliver his magniflcant lecture on
the Grand Canon of the Colorado.'Chap
lain Bateman has been asked to speak
upon the Philippine question. Prof. W.
H. Boyer is to give an oratorio and a
ballad concert, assisted by Brown's Or
chestra and the M. A. A.. C. Mandolin
Dr. Alexander Blackburn, of the First
Baptist Church, Portland, Oregon, has
promised to deliver bis famous lecture
The justly celebrated Chemawa Indian
Band will be in attendance and have ar
ranged for daily programmes. Ex-Gov.
Peck, author of "Peck's Bad Boy," has
been promised for the latter part of our
The Chautauqua management are
making strenuous efforts to make the
Fourth of J'lly celebration one of the
leading features of the coming session.
The list of classes is yet incomplete,
but the following assignment of classes
has been made :
Psvchology Dr H. W. Kellogg.
Bible Study Dr. Alex. Blackburn,
Dr. A. J. Frost.
Sunday School Methods Mr. James
Reading and Elocution Miss May
Neal, of Northwest University, Chicago.
United States History Prest. W. C.
English Literature Prof. J.B. Horner.
Art Prof. J. Ivey, Los Angeles.
Normal Methods in Arithmetic Prof.
I. E. Richardson.
Music Prof. W. H. Boyer.
Physical Culture Prof.M. M.Ringler.
Other classes are being arranged for.
People coining to the Assembly over
the Southern Pacific may secure one and
one-third fares for the round trip on the
The New York Central has advertised
Oregon more than any other Eastern
road, a fact that should be remembered
when traveling in that section. In a
series of ads, that have been mentioned
before, the road sets forth the advan
tages of our state while presenting the
merits of its excellent transportation fa-cilitities.
Cut in Bicycles.
We have a few 22-inch wheels left that
we sold last years for $30. They are full
guaranteed and well worth the price,
but we need the room and out they go
H cms y's Book Etobe.
D. L. Bruner Found Guilty cf
Murder in the 2nd Degree at
The case of the state against D. L
Bruner indicted for the murder cf
Thomas Reily on Black Rock creek on
the 4th of April last was called in tl e
circuit court last Monday morning. The
state waB represented by Erank Menefee,
district attorney, N. J. Sinnott, of The
Dalles, and W. A, Bell, af this city.
The defendant was defended by George
W. Barnes, M. E. Brink and W. S.Hop
kins, of this city, and Henry McGinn, of
Portland. The defendant was attended
in court by his wife and father.
The work of empanelling the jury was
taken up as soon as court convened and
from the regulat panel seven jurors were
secured. Two special orders for ten
each were issued and from these four
more were secured by noon and another
order was issued for six more and on the
convening of court at 1 :30 the additional
juror was secured.
The case for the state was ably pre
sented by Mr. Menefee and M. E. Brink
for the defendant. The examination of
witnesses proceeded lapidly and by half
past four Tuesday evening both sides had
their testimony in. The evidence was
very conflicting on many points and a
great many points and a great deal of
feeling came into the case.
The charge of Judge Bradsbaw was
quite lengthy and, to our way of. think
ing, was a very fair set of instructions
At 11:45 p. m.". the jury retired. The
first ballot stood eight for murder, two
for murder in the second degree, and two
tut acquittal. This was the relative po
sition until about daylight when a com
promise was effected and a . verdict of
murder in the second degree was brought
in at 5 a. ni. ' .
The court convened Thursday fore
noon and the defendant's attorneys filed
a motion for a new trial which was over
ruled and then D. L. Bruner was sen
tenced to the penitentiary for life. The
defendant's attorneys asked permission
to file a bill of exception and were
granted 00 days to file the same. Prine
When you visit Portland don't fail to
get your meals at the Royal Restaurant,
First and Madison. They serve an ex
cellent meal at a moderate price ; a good
square meal, 15c.
Two Gowns for One.
This is possible where a woman
makes her own gowns, and there need be
nothing of the home-made look about
them either, if Butteri ck Paper Patterns
are used. There is no risk about a But
terick Pattern ; it is scientific and it olso
allows for disproportionate figures.
Eight-page June Fashion Sheet free for
the asking at Huntley's Book Store.
Look at the Delineator for June, also
some striking noveties.
W. C. HOMAN
Agricultural Implements and Vehicles
210-214 FRONT STREET, PORTLAND, OREGON.
Steel and Chilled
Hoe and Disc
Mountain Hacks and
Spring Wag Dn
Buffalo Pitts, .
Harrows and Cultivators,
Owen's "Advance" Fanning
Horse Power and Steam
Feed and Root Cutters,
Bone and Cider Mills.
Write for Catalogue and Prices. CALL ON ME BEFORE BUYING.
t beajS1" ( llS 1 wnM 1 R Hi!-1 STOVES, L :
I BM FURNITURE, iMtikSk fTX I HARDWARE,
I Pi I CARPETS, iMMr?MJLPAINTS' V
I LP WALL PAPER. JHraSwLfeiDOORS aho. UAJ
ORGANS, sS"k WINDOWS,
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This Is the season of the'year for that
tired feeling. A comfortable couch is
the best cure. You cannot make a mis
' take in buying one of these couches, be
cause they are well made, with substan
til frames and durable upholstering,
and are sure to be a pleasure to you.
The fact that they cost but $3.00 should
not prevent your buying them.
The brightening effects in wall paper
stock ought to please the ladies who are
looking for a superior quality of paper to
put on their walls at the present time.
There is a spring tone in this stock which
will make satisfaction in the home.
The cost is slight, which will surprise
WINDOW SHADES 1
If you have windows which need
shades and they are standard sizes, we
can offer you the best value you ever
saw. We have some regular 30-inch
shades of the most durable material,
ready to put on your windows, including
rings and fixtures, at 40 cents. We have
the material for making the shades to fit
your windows and the cost won't be
In looking over the market for carpets
we mde a lucky hit in buying this
splendid line. There are so many good
things here, the prices ranging from 25
cents to 11.00 and $1.50 for the finest
body Brussels and Wilton velvets. We
would like to have you lee this line, be
cause we know it offers you that which
SEWING MACHINES KITCHEN UTENSILS
There Is a special selection of mirrors
here just now and we are sure you can
find exceptional values. 1 hey are all of
heavy glass and the reflective value of
the mirror is asjgood as you could desire.
We think you will admit that we knew
what we were talking about when we
said no better mirrors were ever sold for
the price. Many sizes and all good.
No home is complete without a sewing
machine and no pewing machine is equal
to the Climax. It is easy running, gives
satisfaction and is not hard to buy. The
terms 'we make and the guarantee we
give should be enough to induce you to
come to us for your machine and get the
, benefit of these excellent constructions.
1 Price $25 00.
You cannot keep your lawn In good
condition unless you liae a first-class
Lawn Mower. If you want one that will
insure you satisfaction you must see our
Mower. Itonerates with ballbearings,
has knives that shtrpen themselves by
the action, runs easily and cuts your
grass smoothly. The cost is reasonable.
Yon never know what you are going
to need in the kitchen until It cotnes
Just the time, when you want to use it.
That is why your kitchen should he
completely furnished with a large line of
deslrRbln utensils'. There are some very
useful things here at a very reasonable
price. You ought to see them.
Those who do a great deal of market
ing appreciate the advmitaiie oi having
two or three sizes of backets galore,
!arge or small, light or heavy. Kvery
basket 1 sold for just the quality It con
tains. We like the best to speak of our
Split Willow baskets which sre woven
for durable service and they don't cost