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I N DEFENCE NT ESTABLISHED 1898
OREGON CITY, OREGON, RIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1901
19th , YEAR, NO. 11
.182 Madison St., West end of Bridge, ' Portland, Oregon
Aultman & Taylor's
Celebrated Threshing Machinery
Steam and Gas Engines,
- Saw Mills,
CONSOLIDATED IMPLEMENT OOMP'Y
. Grebe, Harder & . Co.
182, 184, 186 Madison Street, West End of Bridge,
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS AND VEHICLES
wrv . '. - j if,i 1 -tss saiSi 3,vf Att.
Remember we have the finest stock of the best makes to be found
Portland, including Farm and Spring Wagons; Buggies, Carriages
nd Carts, Mowers, Rakers, Tedders and Hay Tools, Hay Presses,
Grain Drills, Plows, Cultivators, Disc and Spring Tooth Harrows,
Pumps Harness, Bicycles, Etc.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Friday, July 26.
A terrific petroleum explosion wreck
ed pr.rt of the city of Batuin, Russia.
In Oklahoma, 170,000 persons have
registered for the government raffle of
13,000 land claims.
In Great Britain, the annual births
are 249,000 less than they were a quarter
of a century ago.
The heat broke a few of the small ca
bles in the great Brooklyn bridge at New
In San Francisco, Judge Sloss has is
sued an injunction forbidding the use
of the word "unfair" for the purpose of
interfering with nonunion men, and the
beerbottlers' association has announced
it will have nothing more to do with
trade unions or union men.
Near Reitzeburg, Transvaal, the Brit
ish captured a Boer convoy and 25 prie-
The Lalrobe Steel Works of Chicago,
111., haye sent back to Alabama the 300
The democratic state executive com
mittee of South Carolina has ejected
Senator McLaurin from the party be
cause he is a black republican.
The imperial Chinese troops plunder
ed 16 towns on their return trip to Pe
kin. The territory ravaged by the for
eign punitive expeditions has no effec
tive government and is being terrorized
by cosmopolitan bands of brigands.
There is a large run of salmon in the
Columbia and the canneries are putting
up 10,000 cases a day.
The' destruction by fire in Davenport,
la., of the Weyerhauser sawmill prop
erty and 40 residences caused a loss of
Multnomah county's schools cost last
is raging near
Saturday, July 27.
In New York city, the strike of 70,000
garment workers has ended.
Rains throughout Kansas.
At Fairmount, W.Va., a negro miner
killed two white women by shooting.
In Manchuria, rebels are burning, pil
laging and killing in many districts.
At Gray's Harbor, Wash., four men
were drowned by the swamping of a
A great forest fire
Clatsop county has reduced its indebt
edness $31,000. Benton is nearly out of
At Seattle, J. J. Hill of the Great Nor
thern has bought 12 steamship's from
Dodwell & Co. The Northern Pacific is
sfid to be specially interested in the
The body of King Edmund, last king
of the East Angles in Great Britain.who
reigned from 855 to 870, has been re
turned to England, whence it was car
ried off by Louis VIII of France about
700 years ago.
For criminal assault on a 12-year-old
girl, Frank Stone of Butte, Mont., has
been sentenced to 45 years' in the peni
tentiary. H. J. Grant, one of the 12 Mormon
apostles and until recently a wealthy
banker in Salt Lake City, has, in obe
dience to the commands of the church
dropped all business and left his home
and family to Bpread Mormonism for
two years among the heathen of Asia.
Gibson Bowles, conservative, in a
speech before the English parliament
stated that unless peace were made in
South Africa before spring, extremely
grave complications would confront Eng
land in Europe. He intimated that Ger
many and Russia were interesting them
selves in the cause of the Boers.
A Pretoria dispatch states that "Stein
acker's Hotse was routed by a Boer
Sunday, July 28.
Another steel combination has been
formed with the American Steel Casting
Co. of Chester, Pa., as the nucleus, with
more than $15,000,000 as initiatory cap
ital. Two B'iptifit missionaries returned
from Yokohama state there is a great
religious awakening in Japan.
An explosion of fire dmp at the new
water works of Cincinnati Beriously
wounded eight men.
In an effort to save women and chil
dren from a burning building at Louis
ville, Ky., Max Belovitch.a cigarmaker,
and James Pruden, a policeman, were
burned to death.
The Cured Fruit Association of Cali
fornia expects a rise in the price of dried
At Dallas, Or., Mrs. E. T. Hatch hav
ing becoming tired of life on account of
ill health, committed suicide by drown
ing in a well.
By falling over a precipice, while
climbing the Matterhorn, Switzerland,
two of an English party of four were
At Peoria, 111., Martin DeBruyn shot
and killed his wife and then fired a bul
let into his own heart.
A London company which has 45,000"
acres of Kogue Kiver timber land, har
bors the project of building a railroad
from Medford to Port Orford, the wind
iest spot in Currv county . "
The high tariff bill introduced in the
German reichstag will, if it become a
law, seriously interfere with Germany's
Near St. Paul, Minn., tramps held up
Nels Peterson and Ben. Anderson on the
railway track, beating Peterson and kill
ing Anderson. . i
The NebrasKans' prayer day for rain
has become a day of joy and thanksgiv
ing.for the cloudsiave sweat profusely.
Monday, July 29.
The Vienna Fremdenblatt says that if
Germany wishes a tariff war, Austria,
Russia and the United States will be
ready to undertake it.
A heavy rain and wind storm did se
rious damage throughout a large portion
of North Dakota.
At Monticello, Fla., Simon Williams,
a murderer, in trying to break jail shot
and killed lteputy Sheriff Kilpatrick and
was himself ehot dead by another officer
At Muncie, Ind.. Peter Tillbury called
on Mrs. Mary Torry tonight and, be
cause she would not marry him, threw
carbolic acid in her face, which burned
out her ee and frightfully burned her
breast, neck and arms.
A slight quarrel between two boys
near Memphis, Tenn., resulted in a diul
with rifles in which o: e of the boya was
killed and boi h their fathers had their
legs broken by rifle' balls.
The 535 nailers and packers in the 22
Minneapolis flour mills ask an increase
In a riot at King's mines near Cam
bridge, O., one man was killed by a ne
gro and several were dangerously hurt.
Under a law of 1887, Indians have spe
cial privileges and will file on the best
lands in the Oklahoma reservation tract.
A Chinese rebel army of 25,000 in the
southwest of Chi LI province, which is
well armed, ha? captured all the imper
ial supplies sent overland from Pekin.
Anti-clerical demonstrations took place
in Madrid, Saragossa and Barcelona,
Spain. Police charged the crowds.
' According to Asiatic advices, Japan's
government is in great difficulty .because
the empire's resources are insufficient
for the. heavy military expenditures, and
possibly the country is drifting into a
war with Russia, but whatever the out
come might be, Japan will,, ere many
years pass, be compelled to fight for ex
istence at heme. Russia is planning to
absorb Corea, regardless of Japan' s or
Continued on Page Seven.
Notice is hereby given that the county
superintendent of Clackamas county
will hold the regular examination of ap
plicants for state and county papers at
the court house, Oregon City, as fol
FOR STATE PAPERS,
Commencing Wednesday,. August 14,
at 4 o'clock.
Wednesday Penmanship, history,
spelling, algebra, reading, school law.
Thursday Written arithmetic, theory
of teaching, grammar, book-keeping,
Friday Physiology, geography, men
tal arithmetic, composition, physical
Saturday Botany, plane geometry,
general history, English literature, psy
chology. FOR COUNT? PAPERS.
Commencing Wednesday, August 14,
at 9 o'clock, a. m., and continuing un
til Friday, August 16, at 4 o'clock.
FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD GRADE CERTIFI
CATES. Wednesday Penmanship, history, or
Thursday Written arithmetic, theory
of teaching, grammar school law.
Friday Geography, mental artithme
tic, physiology, civil government.
Wednesday Penmanship, orthog
Thursday Art of questioning, theory
of teaching, methods.
Friday Arithmetic, physiology.
J. C. ZlSKER,
Superintendent df Schools.
Oregon City, July 29, 1001.
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.
W. . 10MAN
Agricultural Implements and Vehicles
210-214 FRONT STREET, PORTLAND, OREGON.
Being crowded fbr space in my warehouse, I will sell the buggies and spring wagons
f now in stock at prices that defy competition. Come early and secure a buggy before
- the stock has been picked over.
NEW MODEL "STEEL BEAUTY,"
I have a stock of these balers on hafnd that I will sell at reduced prices Call and
investigate for yourself.
Buffalo Pitts Harrows
Peerless Plows '
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Belle City leed Cutter
Write for Catalogue and Prices
. . .
T& Dmnf With rc t0 our intense new stock of
Ml V r Ulll I 1 111 Lace Curtains Our stock is com
plete, all the designs are new and all are made graceful and
pretty to insure the best effects We will be proud to see the
houses of this community decorated with them Our prices are
lower than those of Portland houses We invite inspection
A FINE COLLECTION
We have gathered a splen
did collection of handsome
Carpets and Mattings in
new and stylish patterns
at moderate prices. Our
mattings, flowered, plain,
linen and JapaneRe figured,
are the delight of all who
see them. They cost from
fifteen cents a yard up to
fifty and will outwear
THE BEST KUSIC
We offer the best instru
Busch and Gerts Piano
has all the merits of the
finest Piano made, and
yet costs less than three
other famous makes.
THE RIGHT PAPER
Your room has limita
tions. The right paper will
improve it, the wrong paper
will mark it. The color and
figure ara both important.
Our variety is great enough
to enable us to just suit you
and your room. You'll be
pleaeed at the range of de
signs and prices.
DOES THE WORK
I; 4 t "JuwraRinafc
It isn't bard wort to run the
The machine does the
work for yotu It is perfect
ly adjusted, the wheels work
easily, the stitch is even and
threading simple. You
couldn't have a better
friend, and our terms enable
you to buy without much
cash. Price $25.00.
A SIMPLE PICUTRE
Looks well if it has a prop
er frame. We'd like to
make the sort of a frame
that will give to your picture
the best appearance. Our
knowledge and stock will
help to ornament the walls
of your house. We'd like to
talk to you about it anyway.
ARE YOU FIXED
If not, we Ciin fix y&ti for it
in a Utile while for a little
hardiv worth living unless
von can f prinkle your lawn.
50 tt. of in. hose for f:j 50
4, i in a mile while lor a ntti
monfiy- Tell us where yo
' I live and we'll send a man t
1 t I give you an estimate. Life i