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About Oregon City courier=herald. (Oregon City, Or.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (July 12, 1901)
COURIER ESTABLISHED MAY, 1B83
HERALD ESTABLISHED JULY, 1893
INDEPENDENT ESTABLISHED W9B
OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1901
19th YEAR, NO. 8
182 Madison St., West end of Bridge, Portland, Oregon
Aultman & Taylor's
Celebrated Threshing Machinery
Steam and Gas Engines,
cuise I bv filth and mud that is con
stantly stirred up in the basin whenever
the boats come in.
After considerable trouble the old ce
ment mill. 50x150 feet, has been pur
chased and will prove a very desirable
place for the filters, after the removal of
the present structure.
Tne total cost of the filter plant, land,
buildings, foundations, mains, intake
oire. etc.. is exoected to be within $25 -
000, and will be installed within the next
four months. At this price, deducting
thd amount on hand, the total - debt on
the water works will be almost $25,000,
and as the extra coBt of operation will
not be more than $60 or $70 per month,
there will remain from $3000 to, $5000 per
year to apply on the debt, which with
an increase of revenue to be expected
from pure water, promises to practically
wipe out the debt in a very tew years.
January collections ..... ...f 637 60
februery " ovi oo
March " , o ou
April " 624 70
May " 653-90
June " ." 857 35
Total for six months $4067 60
Cash in Treaa.'s hands Jan 1, '01 $7002 72
CONSOLIDATED IMPLEMENT COMFY
(Rrebe, Harder & Co.
182, 184, 186 Madison Street, West End of Bridge,
DEALERS IN .
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND VEHICLES
W. C." HOLMAN .
Agricultural Implements and Vehicles
210-214 FRONT STREET, PORTLAND, OREGON.
Six months int. on bonds to July
lBt. 1901 $ 300 00
Ernest Rands. map of south fork
of Clackamas iu uu
T S Lawrence.lumber and labor
repairing station floor bi 75
California-Jeweil Filter Co. filter
exhibit 17o 00
Graton & Knight M'fg Oo.
leather belt 153 38
Bruce O Currv. maD of Oregon
Oitv 5 00
F L Washburn, extra expense u '
on water analysis 6 50
Wilson & Cooke, tools $11, waste
$11 50, sundries, $1.25 23 75
Willamette Iron & Steel Works
bolts 5 60
FT Barlow, coal oil 1 70
Labor atco'int. at pumps and on
Mains 146 80
Orreon . Citv Courier-Herald.
Printing receipts and notices 49 20
Oregon City Enterprise, print
ing notices 15 70
A J Owen bey, blacksuii thing. . 9 60
Wolf& Zwicker Iron Works,
pump repair . .f21 56
Charmun & Co. oil 15 60. sun- f
dry supplies $5 J..J 20 60
OO Foundry, castings ,". .. 14 40
W E Howell, supt salary $270.
turn on fees 110. care of filter
$20 300 0C
P G E Co. light. .,. ... . A . . 12 25
Pope & Oo, lahor $82,seveu tap
pings $32 41, tools $11.45, ma- .
terial $110.16. Tenth. street
main $6 00 242 92
OA Harding, electric lamps.. 160
Reservoir repairs ,. 4 80
T L Charn.au, Secietary salary
I50.comniiiou on col. $204 53.
expense $8 88 263 21
O N Greentuan. freight and
drayage 2 65
New water supply expense.,., 120
Total paid out
Balance .in treasurer's
July 1st, 1901
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,
Pumbs Harness, Bicycles, Etc.
A FILTER SYSTEM.
Water Commissioners Submit
We herewith respectfully submit our
semi-annual report of receipts and dis
bursements, of the finances of the city
Tht earnings show a steady increase,
and should reach the $8000 mark by the
eDd of the year. Seven nw tappings
have been made.
The past six months mark an eventful
period in the history of the city water
works, in the fact that at last the Board
has decided upon plans for the improve
ment ofjthe water supply, by the means
of mechanichl filtration. Inour last re
port we gave the council the result of
our investigations regarding a gravity
supply j but as the expense seemed be
yond the income from the water supply
was dropped for at least a few years-to
come. Steps hate already been taken
to have the forest reserve onhe south
fork of the Clackamas river set aside for
tire future need of our city's water sup
ply. Lastly it remains for mechanical filtra
tion to proyide an efficient and eco
nomical mens of furnithing pure and
wholesome water from our preseut sup
ply. The Board was first informed of
this system in 1S96, but owing to the fi
nancial stringency ai.d the expense at
tending the new reservoir, the matter
was not considered seriously. In our
July report for 1899, the Board stated
that a representative of the California-
Jewell Filter Co. had looktd .over our
proposition, and stated that at a cost of
Eot to exceed $25,000 a filter plant of
one-million gallon capacity in 24 hours
could be installed. As the sentiment of
a largo prcport on of the citizens were
opposed to tuth large expenditure for a
gravity Eyttem with the prospect that
the income might not take care of the
fame for tome lime to come, it was then
decided by the Board to investigate the
filter system in a thorough manner, and
to that end had the California Jewell
Filter Co. of San Francisco, bring an ex
Deriment.l pressure filter to the city
and make a practical demonstration of
Total $11670 32
Charles H. Cacfield, Pres.
" T. L. Cuarman, 8ec.
Board of Water Commissioners,
This signature is on every box of the genuine
Laxative Brorao-Uuinine Tabid.
the remedy that cure cold la ne day
the merits of their system. The same
was placed on Seventh and Main street,
during the latter part of March, and a
30-day test required. On the 12th of
April samples were taken and sent to
Professor F. L. Washburn, the State Bi
ologist at the University of Eugene.
The results of the examinations being
highly satisfactory, from the fact that
the water in the river was quite muddy
at the time, and it proved that the filter
while making the water clear and color
ets, it removed all the foreign matter
except a very small percentage of bac
teria. Before considering a proposition the
Board addressed a circular letter to 20
different cities in the United States,
wbicb are using filters of the capacity
we require. Kepoitafrom all of these
cities state th t the results are highly
satisfactory, The cheaper cost is mainly
a saving 01 freights.
ihe experimental filter is still kept
running lor the benefit 01 the public,
and gives a very satisfactory drinking
water. iSetter retults can without
doubt be obtained from (lie gravity svs-
tem of filters using filtered water to
wash the filter bed with, contrararv to
the belief of many people, the river
water at the time it was analyzed was
quite muddy, but it was not considered
unfit lor drinking, consequently to free
it from all tuepended matter, would be
a great benefit, filtration does. The
cost of nraking this filter test was $175,
and the Board is certain that the knowl
edge gained, both for themselves and
the citizens, justifying the expense. The
simplicity of cleaning these filters is one
of their chief recommendations.
The Board has closed a contract with
the California Jewell rilterCo. of San
Francisco, Cal., to erect a Jewell grav
ity niter plant capable 01 hltenng one
million gallons ol water in each 24 hours
under a guarantee to make same clear,
colorless, odorless, and 97 per cent free
from organiHtns and bacteria for the sum
of $12790. Paildings, foundations, con
necting mains, etc, are not included.
The Board has employed an engineer
to make plans for a suitable intake pipe
to extend up tte basin and into running
water, and do away with the. bad water
Parkplace) Letter List.
Following is a list of letters remaining
in the Parkplace postoffice unclaimed for
the month ending June 30th, 1901 : Miss
May Luce, Parkplace; J. W. Stevens,
Gladstone J Thomas Butts, Place.
W. A. Holmes, P. M.
Following is the voluntary observers'
meteorological record for month of
June, 1901, at Miramonte Farm near
Aurora, Oregon :
Max. temp., 88.
Min. temp, 41.
Daf? 4th. .
Total precip., 1.23 inches.
No. of days clear, 5.
Paitly cloudy, 15."
Prevailing wind, direction, westerly.
G. Mueckb, Observer.
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