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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 1901
In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for
the County of Clackamas.
W. W. Smith, plaintiff, . '
Antla E. Smith, defendant.
To Annie E. Smith, said defendant.
In the name of the State of Oregon, yon are
hereby required to appear and answer the com
plaint filed ajainit you In the above entitled suit
on nr before the 281 h day of Juno, 11)01, that being
the last day proscribed in the ordi r of publication
of this punnnohi, and if you fail to appear and
answer paid complaint, (be plaintiff will apply to
the Court for the relief prayed for therein, to-wit;
A dissolulion of the bonds of matrimony between
yon end the plaintiff.
This summons Is published by order of the
lion. 1 bom us A. MellrWe, Judge of the 6th Ju
dicial district of the state of Oregon, for the
county of Clackamas, made and entered on the
8th day of May, 1101, and the first publication bo
fug the 101b dav of Mav, WOt.
: . 'U'liEN & SCHtJEBEL,
' Attorneys for Plaintiff.
NOTICE OF GUARDIAN'S SALE OF
Pursuant to an order of the County Court of
Jackson County, Oregon, made and entered on
the 80th day of April, 1901, In the matter of the es
tale and guardianship of Bessie Randall, Jr., mi
nor child of O. P. Randall, deceased, licensing
me so to do, I will, from and after June 20th
1901, offer at private sale, and sell thereat to the
highes. bidder, for cah in hand, the following
described real property belonging to said estate
and situated in the County of Clackamas, Slate of
lit ginning 2.72 chains north of the southeast
corner of section 7, township 5 south of range 1
east Willamette Meridian; thence running north
18. 62 chains; thence west 41. ''8 chains; thence
south 18U2 chains; thence east 41.50 chains, to the
5la e of beginning; the same being a part of the
of the D. Ii. C. of I. D. Murrey and Maria T.
Murray, containing 89 acres, more or less, save
and except a right-of-way deeded to Israel Toder
February 10th, 18U0, and reoorded in BookJ57 at
pace 89 of the deed of records of said Clackamas
That bids for said property will be received by
me at VYoodville, Jackson County, Oregon, and
after sn Id June 20th, 1901, 1 will sell arid oouvey
the same to the highest cash bidder therefor.
MltS. BKSblE RANDALL, Sr.,
Guardian of the Person and Jfstate of
Bessie Randal, Jr. , Minor. .
Dated, May 11th, 1901.
CITATION TO HEIRS.
T In the County Court of the State of Oregon, for
the County of Clackamas. . ...
In the matter of the guardianship of Stephen
A. Lane, an insane person,
To the next of kin and all persons interested In
the estate of Stephen A. Lane, an insane person.
In the name of the state of Oregon, you are
hen by required and cited to appear in the County
Court of the State of Oregon, lor the County of
Clackamas, at the court room thereof, at the
court house in the said county of Clackamas, on
Monday, the 10th day of June A. D , 1901, at 10
o'clock, a. m of that day, then and thereto show
cause, if any there be and you have, Thy a license
for the sale of the real property of said Stephen A.
Lane, towlt. The north half of Southeast quarter
(iot se'i) and southeast quarter of southeast
quarter (st of sc) of section 82, township 4
south of range 8 east of the Willamette Meridian,
Clackamas County, Oregon, should not be
granted as as prayed for in the petition on file
Witness, the Hon. Thomas F. Ryan, Judge f
the County Court of the mate ot ureg m, lor the
County of Clackamas, this Utll day of May A. D
1901. t. '
Attest, i , H. COOPER, Clerk.
In the County Court of the State of Oregon for
the County oi Clackamas.
In the matter of the estate of 1
Fredrick Bullard, deceased.)
B. F. Bullard. the duly appointed, ' ac'insr and
qualified administrator of I he estate of Fredrick
Bullard, deceased, having filed his petition in the
above entitled court praying Tor an order or sale
of the following described real properly belong
ing to said estate, to-wlt:
Lots numbered 3 and 4, of section 28, in town
ship 3 south of range 4 east, Willamette Meridian,
In Oregon, and containing 68.16 acres. Also be
ginning at the most northerly corner of a 2;i(i acre
tract 01 lana aceoea uy vesiy r.. jiaiuoy ana o.
H. Ralney on the 6th day of May, 1872, by James
Crawford In sections 17, 20 and 21, township three
south, range four east, Willamette Meridian, said
i deed being recorded on pages 41 and 42 of book
"K" of the reroids of deeds of Clackamas
county, Oregon; tin in e sown 6 degrees east 10
chains; thence south 69 degrees 30 minutes west
10 chains: thence north 5 degrees vest 10 chains;
thence north 69 degrees 30 minutes east 10 chains
to the place of beginning containing, 10 acres
more or less. Also an undivided one half Inter
est in the following described property situated
in the county of Clackamas, Oiegoa. Andbilng
a part of the Wm. M Wade D. L. C. known as
claim No 39, aud being a part of sections 16,17, 20
and 21, in township three south, range four east
of the Willamette Meiidiaa, bouutkd and de
scribed as follows:
Beginning at a point 16.18 chains south of the
northeast oorner oi said claim No. 39; running
thenoe south 69 degrees 30 minutes west 44 chains;
thence south 5 de roes east 20.09 chains; thenco
north 69 degrees 30 minutes et 42.22 chains to
the east boundary line of the above mentioned
D. L. C; thence along said line 20 chains to the
place of beginning, containing eo aores, mora or
less; The said petition above mentioned sets
forth that It la necessary to sell said land to setlgfjr,
certain claims filed against the above entitled es
tate. It Is therefore ordered by this sourt this 29th
William Bullard, B. F. Bullard. 8. E. Bellman, YY.
M. Wade, Amy uiy. Rose Moeana, ana &u
othpra unknown, if anv such there he. and all Per
sona interested in said estate are hereby cited
to appear before the above entitled court on the
21th day of June, 1901, at the hour of 10 o'clock
a. ni of said day, at the court bouse in Oregon
City, Clackamas County, Oregon, to show cause
why an order should not be granted to the said
administrator to sell the above described real ea
tato at private sale and that a copy ol this order
be published at least four suocetsive weeks in the
Courier Herald, a newspaper printed and pub'
listed in said county and state.
THOMA8 F. RYAN,
Attest, E.H.Coopsb, Clerk, ...
Dated, May 26tt,1901,
In Memory of Martha Barlow.
Whereas, The Btern and unrelenting
hand of Death, which is continually
reaping and gathering- its harvests from
the ranks of humanity has again visited
the field of our Order and taken from
nur midst one of our well beloved Sisters,
Jlartha Barlow. Therefore.be it
Resolved, That in the death of Sister
Barlow our community has lost one of
its most uselul and upright pioneers,
her family kind and affectionate wile
and mother, and this Chapter one of its
most valued members.
Resolved. That we ever cherish with
affection the memory of our departed
Sister trusting that while she is called
from the Chapter on earth, she, in the
mercy of God, has become a member of
the Celestial Chapter above, where love
and charity will forever abide.
Eeeolved, That we sympathize with
the lernily and friends of the deceased,
in their sad bereavement, and hereby
"tender them our heartfelt sympathy in
their dtep affliction.
Resolved, That a copy of these reso
lutions be lurnithed the husband of cur
lamented sister, and that the same
be spread upon the Records of our
A precious one from ub lias gone,
A voice we loved is stilltd ;
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.
Gcd in his Wisdom lias recalled
1 he been his love had given ;
And though the body moulders here,
( Ihe scul is safe in Heaven.
I.nez M. Ryax,
J. U. Walker,
Mikda E. Chibcu.
JJaeopic Hall, May 14,1901.
Friday, June 7.
The anti-clorical drama, "Electra,"
Las been playing in Barcelona, Spain, to
In a head-end collision of two trains
on the Mississippi Valley railroad.norl'i
of Vicksburg, nine persons were injured.
Congressman Robert W. Taylor, of
Ohio, a high protectionist, stated to the
Industrial Commission at Washington
that the securities of the U S. Steel Co.
amount to $1,500,000,000, while the cost
had not been one-third that amount. Ho
had no doubt that the, holders of these
securities would demand returns on
The Enmlish house of commons voted
15,779,000 for transports and horses for
While the two sons of Mrs. John Stal
lion, of Galena, Stone county. Mo., held
her pretty 16-year-old daughter, Alice,
she broke her skull with a poker. The
body was thrown in the river.
PabBt's great brewery at Milwaukie,
Wis., was damaged by fire $200,000.
As a responee to the resolution passed
by the convention of the Reformed Frea
byterian church at Pittsburg denouncing
labor organizations, the Colorado State
federation of Labor, in session at Lead-
ville, passed a resolution declaring that
labor organizations do more to make it
possible for people to have three meals
a day and to wear better clothes, than
all the religious denominations of Amer
According to a Pretoria dispatch, the
Bri'i.sh whippsd Byer's commando, cap
turing ' 8000 cattle and all his supplies,
and 137 dead and prisoners.
The customhouse and warehouse fire
at Antwerp, Belgium, caused a loss of
Charles T. Yerkes of Chicago has se
cured control of the London under
ground railway system, w'
A German exploring expedition was
devoured by the cannibals of St.Malhias
iBland in the South Sea.
Samuel W. Johnson, superintendent
of the locomotive department of Midland
Railway Co., England, says that as a re
sult of six months of competitive test he
finds that American locomotives cost, in
working expense, more than the En
glish, 22 per cent in fuel, 50 per cent in
oil and 80 per cent in repairs.
Senator Depew is booming McKinley
for a third term. Perry Heath is boom
ing Hanna for the presidency, who has
been made a kurnel in the G. A. E.
LeRoy Grove, a boy of 16 years living
near Napoleon, O., who had become in
sane by reading dime novels, killed his
brother and sister, fired the barn, shot
himself in the temple and plunged into
the flames. .
In May, 178 homesteads, of 26,445
acres, were filed on in Walla Walla land
office, mostly in the Big Bend country.
For $13,000,000, the Standard Oil Co.
secured the greater part of the Pocahon
tas coal fields, lying in Virginia and W.
Virginia. . .,
Near Martin postoflice, Idaho, Wm.
Williams, a Lost River ranchman, over
'took his ranch hand, who was making
t'ff with a valuable horse of his. As soon
as the fugitive saw Williams lie opened
lire, which Williams returned, killing
hi in. .
About five miles this side of The
Dalles, the O. R. & N. train struck two
Equaws riding on one pony, early yes
terday morning, and killed them . The
horse was uninjured.
A company with omnibus rights and
capital $500,000 to $5,000,000, has been
been formed in New Haven, Lonn., to
exploit South America and our new
- Saturday, June 8. -
Charles M. Schwab bought the Beth
lehem iron works and refused an ad
vance of $2,000,000 above the price he
paid from Vickers Sons and Maxim.
Japan is preparing for an early war
with Russia about Corea.
A shooting scrape followed an indict
ment for horsestealing at Houston, Tex.,
in which three men were killed.
On Memorial day, on the Deep Creek
Indian reservation, Utah, Dude Bill, a
young brave, shot and killed bis beauti
ful bride and then sent a bullet through
his own heart.
JNear Kingston, m., iselB JSelson, a
farmhand, shot and killed Mrs. J.Ledig,
a rich widow, and being pursued, killed
In Five Finger Rapids, Alaska, four
men were drowned.
At Carrollton, Ga., Sheriff Joseph
Merrill saved the negro murderer, Wil
liams, from lynching, by firing into the
mob, killing one and wounding two,
when it ned in dismay.
Wool has been selling at Shaniko for
11 to 11 1-Iciita; at Pendleton 8 to
10 1-2 cents, where already about 4,000,
000 pounds lias been bought.
It is believed the Kansas wheat crop
will be 45,000,000. bushels less than last
Work has begun on the 20C0 ton smel
ter at Weiser, Idaho.
J. P. Morgan contemplates establish
ing in New York a billion-dollar bank.
The harvest threatens to be a failure
over large areas of Prussia.
The workingmen's cooperative associ-
ation was started in England in 1844 by
28 men with a capital of $140. Last year
it bad 1,709,371 members and did $250
CO0.0CO of business.
In China, a poor man sella his surplus
gill babies for a quarter dollar a piece.
Germany's new gigantic "ocean grey
hounds" are built with an eye to their
use as cruisers in time ot war.
In New York stale, with a population
of about 7,2oU,UOO, the annual deatl
from consumption are 14,000, nearly one
The linen spinners on the continen
. of Europe have formed an international
combine ana raised prices, at which the
linen weavers are seriously displeased
- . . Sunday, June 9.
In the Italian chamber of deputies
Signor Guiccardini spoke of the nnres
prevailing in the Balkans and accused
Austria of propagandizing in Albania.
Statesmen fear trouble is imminent in
! Southeastern Euiope.
Twenty-five years ago, Mile Blanche
Momiier, of Poitiers, France, fell in love
with a mone less lawyer. Her wealthy
mother objected and she imprisoned her
in a room in hor house, from which the
police liberated the giil last week, a
ghastly skeleton. Then Mother Mounier
die I of heart disease.
Ten miles west of Binghampton.N.Y.,
last night, a freight train was run into
by a wildcat. A car of dynamite explod
ed by which six men were killed and
three fatally wounded.
On the evening of the 7th, a cyclone
10 miles wide and 36 miles long Btruck
Oklahoma; it is sa d to have been three
separate twisters. A number were killed
At Pine Bluff, Ark., Robert and Tom
Olegg had difficulty with Colonel Fluker
and his uncle, E E Fluker, negroes,
over a ferry, and shot and killed them
both. The latter was wealthy and grand
master of Arkansas colored Oddfellows.
The Pottawatomie tribe of Indians,
living in VanBuren county, Mich , in
tend to squat on the Chicago lane front,
to which they claim ownership.
In a lodginghouse fire at E"erett,
Wash., Mrs. Fitterl ing was burned to
Major W.II.Dalv, surgeon on the staff
of General Miles in Porto Rico, killed
himself with a revolver shot at his home
Monday, June 10.
Rey. Van Bruickhuisen, of Pretoria,
who is in New York, says that accord
ing to the official report of Dr. Donald
P. McKenzie, of the British army, the
condition of the Boer women and chil
dren in the British refuge camps is horri
ble and the death rate appalling. The
Afrikanders, he says, will never be over
come. The Boer army of about 16,000
men is constantly being augmented by
Cape Colony men. The Boers are armed
with Lee-Metford rifles. and have tons uf
In one day 1,200,000 pounds of wool
were sold at Mountain Home,' Idaho.
Sixty years ago, the Maoris of New
Zealand numbered 150,000; now 40,000.
Civilization is killing them.
The brewers, barbers and leather
workers of Portland have won their
Near London, Out, Herbert Fulford,
a Chicago contractor, shot and killed bis
mother-in-law," Mrs. Jennie McCord,
and then killed himself.
Near Monticello, Wis., John 8. Sears
jumped from a windmill and died.
The municipality of Hamburg, Ger
many, will spend 32,000,000 marks on
Conetantine Scandal, an Americar,
who was robbed on a French railway
train by three fellow travellers, pu
sued them across the country to the
river Arc, into which they jumped and
The German consul nt Cincinnati has
sent the report to Germany that on
account of the density of population and
tiie overcrowded condition ot all trades
and occupations in the United States,
tne time It immigrants to acquire
riches is past. .-
Rich New Yorkers intend to build a
monument to (J leen Victoria.
Andrew Carnegie has been telling a
London newspaper man that the time is
coming when the continental powers
will combine to smash the little British
sland ; but the United States will Btep
in and say, "Don't 1"
At the request of the Boers.The Hague
Peace Conference held a meeting, the
German emperor favoring the project,
to consider the South African war. Eng
land has always opposed submitting
this to the conference. Mrs. General
Botha has arrived in Europe with the
object of working for peace. From May
1 to J une 9, Lord Kitchener reports, the
number of Boers secured killed, wound
ed or prisoners, was 2752. Four thous
and horses were captured from June 1 to
Kitchener denies the report of .he
surprise of Beyer's commando and the
capture of his convoy and stores
Tuesday, June 11.
' A storm is brewing in Methodism on
account of the surreptitious removal by
he board of trustees of rrot. v. u.Tubbs
from the chair of natural sciences in the
Weeleyan University of Kansas. Tubbs
is accused of heresy because he believes
The Modern Woodmen of America
meet in biennial convention at St. Paul,
Minn., today. The total membership is
537,858, carrying $965,153,500 insurance.
The international jubilee convention
of the Young Men it), A., which opens
in Boston today, is attended by several
In France, the revenue returns, as
compared with last year, have decreased
more than 43,000,1)00 francs, which, says
the fans bauiois, ts a sign or the lm
povenshment of the country.
By the upsetting of a Chinese passen
ger boat from Chusan to Ningpo, 67 per
sous were drowned.
Two days each week the '300 laundry
women of Los Angeles work 18 hours at
a stretch for one dollar.
At a Chicago hotel, Hartman and wife.
a young couple, were found dead in bed,
both with a bullet' hole in the temple,
Harttnan's right hand held the revolver.
At Tacoma, a certain Worczek' sold his
daughter Stella for $300 to John Burgis.
Burgis married her and had a $J0 wed
ding. Two days afterward Stella tried
to kill Burgis with poisoned wine. He
would not die and she left.
A half a mile east of the Cascade
Locks, Pool & Clarke of Portland are
Wing for oil.
Twenty-one of the largest plow facto
ries will unite in a $75,000,000 trust.
At Boswell's Corners, N. Y., the first
"Holy Roller" church in America has
been dedicated. The Holy Rollers get
their name from their custom of rolling
on the ground in religious ecatacy. They
believe in a real, lurid hell.
In the forests of Central Africa has
been found an animal long believed to
have been extinct, called the okapi. It
is 7 leet tugii at tne snouiuers ana iu
feet long and weighs a ton. It is gor
geously striped in red and yellow, feeds
on tree leaves, an i can outrun a horse.
King Leopold has forbidden the natives
to kill the animals, and efforts will bo
made to capture six to take "to Europe
Wednesday, June 12.
President McKinley has published a
statement in which he declines nomina
tion for a third term.
In order to be self-helping, the Penn.
R. R, Co. has bought the Penn. Steel
Co.'s. plant and $33,000,000 worth ot soft !
cohi Holds Irom the Berwind-white Co.
The Arbuckles and the sugar trust
have stopped their coffee fight.
President Mohler, of the O. R. & N.,
recommends that Portland build a dry
dock 500 feet long, having a lilting ca
pacity of 16,000 tons.
It is reported from Brussels that at a
Boer council of war held et Piet Relief,
iu Eastern Transvaal, a vigorous contin
uation of hostilities was decided upon.
Lord Kitchener reported yesterday that
ejommanuant Van Kensburg and 100
men surrendered at Pietersburg. In Ber
lin an enthusiastic pro-Boer meeting of
10,000 leople was addressed by Andreas
DeWet, a cousin of General DeWet.
Near Centralia, 111., Peter Gooch shot
and fatally wounded N. Cox and wife,
mistaking them for his own wife and
At the prohibition convention held at
Se, tiiour,Ia.,Tlios and Lon Wade, broth
ers, drank 100 bottles of lemon extract.
Monday night's explosion in the Port
Royal, Pa., coal mine, killed 17 men
and wounded nine,
The National Metal Trades Associa
tion held a conference in New York yes
terday. It was decided to increase the
funds in the treasury to $500,000. Alto
gether, about 50,000 machinists are on
a strike, 20,000 of them non-union, and
the union men want to raise $150,000 to
The 27ih national meeting of the No
bles of the Mystic Shrine is taking place
at Kansas Citv.
Hans Gronneraud, a banker of Olivia,
Minn., has disappeared, with debts
$125,000 and no aesets.
The commissioner of the general land
office will permit 38,350 sheep to graze
in the Cascade reserve.
At Moscow, Idaho, Patrick Clark et
al.have sued Charles Sweeney at al. for
$1,500,000, for swindling them in a min
ing claim transaction.
The bank at Dexter, Kan., was found
by the examiner to be $8000 short, and
Cashier Watkins shot and killed him
When Whitney won the English Der
by with the leased colt Volodyovski, he
treated the boys on the track to $3000 of
champagne. , He is a democrat.
In a deep ravine six miles east of
Green River, in Wyoming, a cowboy
found 800 pounds of dynamite under a
Union Pacific railroad bridge.
An unprecedented snowstorm visited
Eastern Oregon on the 11th.
The British army in South Africa,savi
the N.Y. World, is in possession of the
railroads ana tne enemy is in posses
sion of the rest of the country and has
the freedom of Northern Cane Colonv.
The British losses from bullets and. dis
ease continue to average -more than
3500 a month. The baffled and disease
stricken British army is despondent.
The loyal British at the Cape are dis
gusted. S Thurslay, Jine 13.
The Cuban constitutional convention
has adopted the Piatt amendment by a
vote of 16 to 11.
Mr.Rockhill, ths American represent
ative at Pekin, has advanced the prepo
sition that the Chinese indemnity ques
tion oe suDmitted to rue Hague confer
ence. I be tact that Germany leaves a
garrison of 800 men at Shanghai, to aid
in fostering ber trade in the Yangste re
gion, has embittered the London papers.
At the headquarters in New York of
the striking machinists a dispatch prom
ising financial aid was received from tha
London engineers society, which has
$8,000,000 in treasury. Also $200,000 was
promised from the 2,000,000 members of
American federation of Labor.
As a result of the Jacksonville fire. the
Pacific insurance company of New York,
1 . .in AAA AAA if- I ! . I
uaviug tuu,uuv,iAni ui Huiuiea, uau wi Hi
drawn from business.
The Vanderbilts will advance the mil
lions for opening the vast coal fields of
Nova Scotia and a 600-mile railroad is
being built to that end.
At Denver, at nine o'clock last night,
Julius Benton shot and killed bis wife
through a window of hU houid, 1 1 the
In her trial trip out of Boston haibor,
the new battleship Illinois proved her
self to be the fastest ship of her class in
the world 69.24 knots in four hours.
There are about 3,000.000 pounds of
wool in the Bhaniko warehouse.
At the Baby McKee mine, near Sump
ter, J. B. Conroy and Herbert Thomas,
miners, were killed by asphyxiation.
At Cape Blanco Reef, Curry county,
(Jharles and William strahan and Theo.
Fleming were drowned last Wednesday.
The Colorado Fuel A Iron Co, will
spend $4,000,000 in the erection of three
mills at Pueblo.
Inl'aii-i, the Council General of the
Seine has elected a socialist as president.
The Glasgow University celebrates
this week its 450th anniversary.
At the Horse Guards parade, London,
yesterday, King E J ward presented med
als to 3000 South African soldiers.
For the first time in 10 years, the Aus
trian emperor is visiting Bohemia.
Masonic Semi centennial.
The Masonic grand lodge of Oregon
celebrated its semi-centennial anniver
sary in Portland yesterday afternoon, It
was first organized in Oregon Uity.
In the spring of 18l(i Joeph Hull, W.
P. Dougherty , F. C, Cason and other
Masons met in Oregon City and made
arrangements to send back to Missouri
for a cniirter authorizing them to start a
lodge. Communicating with Missouri
in those days meant "crossing the
plains" twice on wagons, and so the pro
posed charter membersdid not expect to
organize that year. Although the char
ter was granted October 15, 1840, it was'
not until the spring of 1848 that an op
portunity occurred to send the document
from St. Louis on its long journey to
Oregon, r. a. uornwaii, who was
starting west in an emigrant train, was
entrusted with the charter, and at a
point on the road east of the Rocky
mountains he gave it to Orrin and Jo
seph Kellogg. t,Th parchment was
carefully tucked away in a hair trunk
which is now in possession of the Ore
gon City lodge, whose members prize it
as a precious souvenir of early times.
The Kelloggs delivered the charter to
Joseph Hull, who became the first
worthy master of the new lodge. W.
P. Dougherty was chosen senior warden
and F, C. Cason junior warden. The
lodge was organized September 11, 1843.
was known as No, 84 in the , jurisdic;
tion of the Grand Lodge of Missouri.and
was the first Masonic lodtre instituted j
west of the Rocky mountains. ' I
There being now three subordinate
lodges in ti e territory, steps were soon
taken to form a trand lodge, and on Sep
tember 13, 1851, delegates from the
three lodges met at Oregon City to or-j
ganfze a grand lodge. There were pres
ent as delegates from Multnomah Lodge,
J. C. Ainsworth, Forces Barclay and
R. R. Thompson.
A Socialist Lecture.
F Rev. J. Stitt W ilson, of Chicago, gave
an interesting aud instructive lecture on
"Socialism" to an attentive, audience at
the Y. M. C. A. hall last Saturday eve
ning. "Socialism," said Mr. Wilson,
"offers the only constructive solution to
the industrial problem now confront
ing the civilized world As 8:) years ago
the only logical place for a Christian was
with the "Abolitionisls,'1 so at present
tlieogicil position of a Christian is
with the soc alists." Being convinced
of the forego ing truths, Rey, Wilson re
signed a lucrative Chicago pastorate to
devote hie time and talent to the advo
cacy of industrial emancipation. He is
a forceful and scholarly speaker and is
doing excellent work in the rapidly re
cruiting ranks of socialists.
A j )int meeting of the teachers of
Clackamas and Multnomah counties was
held Saturday at the Willaburg sotiojl.
There was a large attendance of teachers
and visitors from both counties, and the
institute was considered one of the most
successful ' yet held. A platform had
been erected under the trees in the
school yard, the intention being to give
the program out of doors, but as the
weather was threatening, the meeting
was held in the school building, R. F.
Robinson, Bchooi superintendent of
Multnomah county, was in charge, ar"i,
after a few remarks, introduced H. F.
Allen, principal of the Willsburg school,
Mr. Allen, in his address of welcome,
dwelt on the responsibilitv of a tsacher
and the high characteristics necessary
to meet them, , The response was by
Clackamas County Superintendent J. 0.
Zinser. His remarks were well chosen,
and received attention. He was of the
opinion that the value of local institutes
is in the good resulting iroin the ex
change of ideas and the comparison of
methods of instruction. Education is a
living issue, end requires constant study,
growth and education. The pub.'ic
school, he maintained, is the place
where all common interests meet and
from which, later on, they radiate into
every phase of public and national life.
Mr. Allen concluded, with the statement
that the mental life of the child must be
developed as it served to lift one from a
lowly to a higher plane.
Miss Grace Holmes followed with a
paper on "Thought Element in Read
A pleasing vocal solo was rentiered by
Miss Hannah G. Schloth, after which
Professor Robinson presented the di
plomas to five girls who had completed
the course pret-cribed in the grammar
The afternoon session opened with a
solo by Miss Imogen Harding. "Mem
ory Gems in Primary Woik," by D. A.
Urout ot tne 1'ark tciiooi, was lull ot in
terest and new ideas. Misses Hender
son and Monroe, teachers in the Central
BChool, next sang a charming duet which
was greeted with much applause.
An address was then delivered by J.
H. Acker man, state superintendent of
public instruction. The subject was
Miss Fannie G. Porter, L. A. Wilson
and Mrs. G. M. Strange were members
of tne committee on resolutions.
Molalla Grange No. 40, Patrons of
I Husbandry on Saturday, June 8th, held
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a very pieaaauv meeting. xno uruer
provides that one day be devoted to the
amusement and entertainment of the
little ones, and we followed this time
honored usage on last Saturday, and met
an early hour, and the first order was
the raising of a new flag pole and "Old
Glory" was furled to the breezes.
The members oi tiie grange hem a
short business session with clo'ed doors.
Two applications for membership were
received. W. . (Jase, our very emcient
and worthy secretary, tendered his res
ignation Having receiveu a ieuerai ap
pointment. We wish him success in
his new field of labor, but will greatly
miss his presence and assistance in our
meetings. Mrs. Ida M. Graves was
elected to fill the vacancy.
At noon all repaired to the lower hall
and partook of the many good things
that the farmers' wives know so well
how to prepare.
At 1:30 p. m. the following interest
ing program was rendered :
Instrumental music, Dibble orchest ra.
Recitation, Agusta Bowman.
Recitation, "Oregon," Ellie Thomas.
Recitation, "Brother Will," Hallie
Reading, "The Farmer's Wife," Ed
Recitation, "People Will Talk," Ber
Recitation, "The Face Upon the
Recitation, "The I wo Squirrels,"
Recitation. "The Pelican Bird," Ar
Instrumental music, Dibble orchestra.
Recitation, "Kitty's Picture," Gene
Kong, Had Perry.
Recitation, Arthur Mullatt.
Rftcitation, "The Goldutig at the
Churn," Ora Thomas.
Recitation, hdwarJ Hammond.
Recftation, "Picture and a Poem,"
Recitation, "How He Saved St. MA
chels," lva Graves.
Addreti, "Our American Flag," Alex
Instrumental music, Dibble orchestra.
At the close of the program the little
folks were treated to oranges and candy.
Many of the numbers on the program
were well and heartily applauded.
More than 100 people were in attend
ance. We gladly welcome any visiting pa
trons on the second Saturday of each
month at 10 a. in. ' -
Maby S. IIowahd, Lecturer
-Rtf lft OF THE FALLH
There is an urgent demand for
cheaper lights in Oregon City, and it is
evident that the efforts of the city coun
cil will bear fru't. .
A few days .of warm, sunshiny
weather will put Clackamas county
wheat fields in promising condirhm.
Notwithstanding the reporied thortitgos
in some sections, there will be many
thousands of bushels ami pounds of fruit
for sale in ibis part of Oregon when
picking time comes.
This is pioneer week, and tunny of Or
egon's pioneer men and women will be
gathered at the annual pioneer reunion
tomorrow in Portland. Many will be
present, who never before we:e present
at these festal occasions. While many
of the pioneers are passing away, it also
is true that there are mxiiy pioneer in '
the Oregon hills, who have not attended
pioneer reunions. However, this does
not detract from the honor due them as
Oregon Citv is receiving rneoirnilinn
in Masonic circles two of her citizerhs
having been elected to important posi
tions in the Royal Arch grand chapter.
The Stephens Addition baseball toam
have withdrawn from the nmeteuf
league, and will no more play on the
Willamette field. The defeat that Ore
gon City gave thorn wa too much for
their faint hearts.
Not all of the eighth grade pupils
passed the May examination, and the
county superintendent will give them
another trial this month.
Lone Star Odd Fellows Lodge, No.
145, of Clackamas, has elected the fol
lowing new officers : Noble isranri. .T A
Talbert; vice-grand, E. P. Dodman;
secretary, E. O. Chapman: treasurer.
Willamette Falls Camn. Wnnd-ne
the World, No. 143, has elected the fol
lowing the officers : Consul
der, 8. F. Scripture; advisor, Ii. L.
noimanj escort, W. G. Hall; watch
man, J. L. Gossler; sentry, Stroh
meier; musician, Rev. E. S. Bollinger;
manager, George T, Howard.
Artisan Assembly N. 7 has
the following new officers: Mtr
R. J. Good fellow; superintendent,
Mrs. M. N. Bacon : insneetnr Vrunlr
Everhart; secrerary, E. H. Cooper;
treasurer. Max Bollack: Benior-r-nm.
mander. Mrs. 8. A. Oilier.!- in nine
commander, Mrs. Alda Ticer ; niaBter of
oeremonies, A. G. Kinder: field pom.
manders, G. O. Bacon aud Mrs.. M. A.
Willamette Rebekah Deorr- UAaa
elected the M owing new officers: No
ble grand, Miss Anna Wllehart: vice.
grand, Mrs. Thomas F. Ryan; secre
tary, Ada Bidwell ; treasurer, Mrs. II. 15.
Following are the officers of tha rn.
cently organized lodge of the Degree of
nomr at wiisonvillei l'ast chief of
honor, Nellie Murry; chief of honor,
L. A. Young; lady of honor, Lottie G.
Toozej C. of C, Dena Potera; recorder,
Clyde Baker; financier, M.O.Young;
receiver, Janie Slurry; L. U., Mary
Murry : inside watchman. Jake Peters:
outside watchman, Charles Boberg.
Myrtle Lodge, Degree of. Honor,
eleqted.the following new officers last
Friday evenings Pa,s.t chief of honor,
Mrs. Luella Erickson ; chief of honor,
Mrs. O. G. Miller; chn.f of ceremonies, -Mrs.
William Robison.j lady of honor,
Maggie Goodfellow; usher, Bessie
Grout;" financier, R. J. Goodfellow; re
ceiver, Mrs. Frank Fosburg; recorder,
Mrs. S.A Gillett; musician, Veda Wil
Cataract Lodge, Knights of Pythias,
has elected the following new officers
for toe ensuing term : Chancellor
commander, B. M. Doolittle; vice-
chancellor, Delbert Hart; prelate, '
Drury; master of work. Otto Erickson:
keeper of records and seal, Honry Peck-
over; maaier oi nnance, bam Himoiids;
master of exchequer, William J. Wilson ;
master of arms, W. L. FollanBbee; in
side guard, Joseph Froraong; outside
guard. Dr. George Hoeye.
Following are the officers of Sola Cir
cle, Women of Woodcraft, the majority
of them being electad last week : Past
guardianj Laurin a.', Walker; guardian
neighbor, Flora E. Morris.; advisor, Jen
nie Boyle,; magician, Mary E. Barlow ;
clerk, Carrie N. Parker; banker, 8. F.
Scripture; captain of the guards, Au
gusta Lutz; attendant, May Dolan;
outer sentinel, Grant Olds J ltinor sonti-
re!, Amelia ShaJle; musician. Melissa
Osborne; managers, Phalla L." Nash.
Maggie Brnner, Frank Albright.
Court Robin r Hood, Foresters of
America, have elected the following of
ficers: Chief ranger, George Hilliard ;
sub-chief, G. 8. Freeman ; senior wood
ard, George I'ursifull ; junior woodard,
W. Trout; recorder, Fred Humphrey;
financier, fi. O. Dillman; treasurer,
L.O.Moore. The informant was una
ble to give the names of the beadlos.
Mast I'au Bicycle Ta.c,
According to .the onler made by the
county board of commissioners .Monday
all wheelmen who ride on the count bi
cycle paths must pay the tax imposed by
the late legislature. If the wheelman
does not desire to secure a tag
he has the privlfge of riding in ihe
county roads and ditches. Following is
Ihe order: "In the issuance of a warrant
for the collection of license tax. on cer
tain bicycles for the year 1901: It ap
pearing to the court that persous riding
bicycles on the paths ol thiacounty have
not paid the license tax as required by
law, it is hereby ordered that a warrant
Issued by the clerk of the circuit
couit to the sheriff of the county direct
ing him to collect a license of II on all
delinquents as shall not have paid said
license tax prior io tins aate.and direct
ing him to seize and sell as upon execu
tion any bicycle for the amount of said
tax, together whh coats and expenses
of such seizure and sale, snd if none1 be
found, such licenses to be collected out
of any pro;rty of said delinquents in
the same innnar ai other delinquent
taxes are collected.",, ,
Christ lap Scienca er vices are hold at
Willamette hull every Sunday morning,
at 11 o'clock. . Subject lor Sunday, June
ltMi, ' God, the i'rewrver , of Man."
hutldiiv-scliool at l-'o'idiu'k. Wu,l,.. t..
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evening meeting at 8'oclock. ; To thesa
service nil are, wokoiie, m