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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1902.
Our Great Annual Clearance Sale
STILL HOLDS THE BOARDS
And draws crowds of eager shoppers to every department which
is well represented with the newest and choicest collection of
FINE MERCHANDISE to be found in any store in the city.
THIS IS THE TIME OF ALL TIMES to get yonr Winter
comforts or necessaries at little cost. Don't miss this week's
Biggest Bargains Ever Offered im?
A SPECIAL LINE OF M SSES' GARMENTS to close.
Ages 6, 8 and io. Heavy long coats, with capes attached and
without. .Materials fine heavy and warm Scotch cloakings,
mixed effects, elegantly tailored. (ALL LAST SEASON'S
GOODS.) Prices $8.50, $9.50, $10.50 and $12.50. Your choice
to-day for $3.65. Wonderful values. Bring your girls along
and get the best bargains on earth.
THIRD and MORRISON .
A. S. Dresser was a Salem visitor
F. A. Sleight, of Oanby, was in the
H. Wallace, of Clarkee, was a visitor
in the city Friday.
Carl Studeman, of Shubel, wai in
Oregon City Friday.
H. Breithaupt, of Damascus, was in
Oregon City Tuesday.
James Kocher, of Canby, has
Visiting relatives at Arlington.
Councilman 0. W. Armstrong,
(Jan by, was in the city Tuesday.
A. T. Lewis, a prominent lawyer of
Portland, wa in the city Monday.
A. M. Vineyard, a Canby republican
politician, was in Oregon City Tuesday.
' J. F. Eckerson, a prominent fruit
grower, of Oanby, was in the city Tues
day. A. Klebe, a well known resident of
MackBburg, was in Oregon City Tues
day. Judge T. A. McBride held an ad
journed term of court at St. Helens,
J. C C. Hall, a prominent farmer of
Meadowbrook, was in Oregon City
Mr. and Mrs. H. Had Perry and
Christ Boss, of Mulino, were in the city
Eddie Williams, of Grant's Pass, is
visiting his uncle, Charles Trimble, for
a few days.
Mrs. W. L. Miller, of Oregon City, is
An excellent assortment of new patterns in
solid gold; gold filled, silver and nickel cases in all
grades and sizes. Sold for cash or on installment
We make a specialty of repairing watches
and guarantee all our work.
1$ Jbtr-z. a
. . PORTLAND, OREGON
visiting relatiyes at Jacksonville Ash
Mr. and Mrs. John Gaffney,
Maple Lane, have returned from
dal trip to The Dalles.
A. Bissell. father of Mrs. W. M.
Shank and the Biisell brothers, is very
ill at bis home in Canby,
CaBper Weismandel, of Macksbure,
was a visitor in Oregon City for a couple
of days daring the week.
H. G. Van Dusen, state fish warden,
was was a sonth-bound passenger on
Tuesday morning's train.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lavier have been
visiting bit parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jo
seph Lavier at Woodburn.
Mrs. George Hecrist, who was visiting
her daughter, Mrs. E. L. Johnson, has
returned to her borne at silver ton.
W. H. Wood left Monday evening for
Weed, near Bitsons, Calif., to accept an
important position in a large sawmill.
Mrs. Harriet Ramsby, of Indiana,
who had been visiting; relatives here,
started on her return trip last week.
H. J, Gill,, editor of the Woodburn
Independent and Aurora Borealis, was
in the city Monday on his way to Port
land. Miss Alda Broughton, of Portland,
has been visiting her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Taylor, for seyeral days
Mias Lucille Alderson, who hag been
visiting her lister, Mrs. J. C. Edmunds
at Canemah, returned to Portland a few
R. M. Heath, of Soldier's Camp,
Gray's Harbor, Washington, who
has been friends here, returned this
watches taken in exchange
L. Spagle, of Needy, who has been
employed in Oregon City for some time
past, went home last Thursday for a few
Brentnn Vedjer, who recently mar
ried Miss Thomas, near Marquam,
closed a term of school at McKee, Ma
rion county, last Friday.
0. W. Taylor, of Portland, connected
with the Southern Pacific telegraphic
service, visited his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Taylor, last Sunday.
H. M. Darnall, of Liberal, was in the
city Saturday, and stated that his son,
Bruce Darnall was very ill with heart
trouble and other complications.
Francis Shannon, of Beaver Creel ,
was in town Tuesday, and stated that a
grand ball will be given, at the Beaver
Creek hall on, Friday evening, Feb 21st.
E. W. Dixon, special agent of the
government land department, was in
the city from Seattle, during the week.
Hu headquarters were formerly in this
A. L. Barbur, of Elliott Prairie, was
in the city Saturdaj. He has been
prominently mentioned as a candidate
for the legislature on the republican
Captain T. F. Cowing, the Clacka
mas county member of the democratic
Btate central committee, attended a
meeting of that body in Portland last
A. B. Rintoul, of Oregon City, has
moved to Eugene to take the Buperin
tendency of the new woolen mills, He
is a son-in-law of George A. Dyson.
Miss 'Ellen Smith received a letter
from her sister, Mrs. J. W. Gray, the
first the week. 'I hey were apparently ;
enjoying life in the Klondike country,
and were in good health.
Fred Yohan, of MackBburg, was in
the citv Saturday, and stated that he
had sold 25 sacks of potatoes to a Port
land firm, and they brought him 95 cents
per 100. The 25 sacks brought $27 77.
Ed Elliott, the well known Southern
Pacific engineer, accompanied by Mrs.
Elliott, have gone to San Francisco on
a pleasure trip. Mrs. Elliott is a sister
of Mrs. Fields at Canemah, and is well
Mont Cochran, of Hubbard, was in
the city Tuesday arranging for an auc
tion sale of his stock and farm utensils.
He id now in the upholstery business,
carriage trimming and painting, and
may conclude to locate in Oregon City.
Sheriff Cooke, Dr. M. C. Strickland.
Dr. W. E. Carll, W. H. H. Samson, L.
Ruconich, Ed Shaw, Ed Rechner, E.
Mass and John Moore were among tbe
Oregon City people, who were present
at the hanging of Waje and Dal ton in
Portland, last Friday morning.
M. Mulvey is very ill with cancer on
his face at his home on Madison street.
Accompanied by Mrs. Mulvey, he re
cently returned from San Francisco,
where he underwent four months treat
ment in a prominent sanitarium. . The
benefits received, however, were only
Alex Webster, a wholesale grocer of
Vancouver, B. C, visited his old friend,
C. A. McMillan, the West Side grocer,
during tne week. He left Tuesday
morning for a vacation trip of four
months to New Mexico. Mr. Webster
and Mr. McMillan were school boys to
gether in Ontario, Canada.
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John Niederberger, who came out
here to takf charge of his sister's busi
ness affairs, returned Monday to Peoria,
III. He succeeded in repting out the
farm for $275 cash rent, and Mm. Rop
pel moved to Oregon City Monday,
where she and tbe children are com
fortably located. Aurora Borealis.
W. F. Denklns, of Clackamas pre
cinct, was in tbe city Saturday, and
stated that he had old 19 acres off his
farm to George M. Williams, recently of
Otr.o, for $100 per acre. He also sold a
piece off the same tract to Mr. Harknell
tor the same rate per acre. The tracts
are in cultivation and about one mile
from Clackamas Station. There were
no buildings on either tract.
G. H. Young arrived from his ranch
in Eastern Oregon, a few days ago,
and will remain here with his family
until the weather moderates. When
Mr. Young left his station the snow
was two feet deep, and the thermome
ter registered away below zero The
Young store iB doing a fairly good busi
ness, and the Columbia Southern Rail
road Company's proposed extension
will run through the Young lands.
The Hood River Glacier and the Polk
County Observer, each come to hand
enlarged and improved.
Columbia Hook & Ladder Company
will hold their seventh annual ball in
the armory on the evening of February
Rev. W. G. Bliot, jr., of Salem,
preached a sermon at Willamette ball
ist Saturday evening to a fair-sized au
dience. Tbe Saturday Club has made some
substantial improvements on the inte
rior of the parlors of the Congregational
The Eugene Daily Guard had an ex
cellent write-up of the Wade and Dal
ton hanging on the same day that it oc
curred, illustrated with a cut of the gal
lows and scene.
James B. Dew will sell off e lot of
stock and farm Utensils at the Edwin
Richards farm, one mile west of Red
land on February 19th. Louis Funk is
to be the auctioneer.
William Bullock, who was serving a
75-day sentence in the county jail for
carrying concealed weapons, has been
discharged by order of Deputy District
Attorney J. U. Campbell.
H. D. Wilcox, city superintendent
of schools, was fined (15 in Justice Mc
Anulty's court last Saturday, for as
saulting Ray Miller, whom it is alleged
threw a snowball and struck him.
With a heavy county indebtedness,
a municipal indebtedness of nearly
$100,000, and the school dintrict $5,000
short on tbe annual receipts, makes
the Oregon C ity taxpayers scratch their
heads and think.
W. S. U'Reu addressed the Portland
Board of Trade on the initiative and
referendum Tuesday night. The mat
ter of a move to endorse the proposed
amendment, was referred to the com
mittee on legislation.
Frank Dubrock, who was arrested in
Oregon City last September by Portland
detectives on a charge of larceny in that
city, has been sentenced to 33 years in
the California penitentiary on a
charge of highway robbery.
A deed was filed in the county recor
der's office this week conveying 160
aorea of land in the Bullrun reserve to
the government from L. Gerlinger and
wife. The are to receive 1C0 ac 'e of
govern in a it land in lieu of the land in
The steamer Leona was recently ta
ken off the upper river above Corvallis,
on account of the low stage of water.
It is understood that the Oregon City
Transportation Company will again put
on a boat to run between here and Poi t
lahd about April 1st.
Tha Knights and Ladies of Security
have arranged an interesting program
for Friday evening, Feb. 7th, at Wil
lamette hall. After the musical and
literary program a Bocinl dance will fol
low. Refreshment will be served. Ad
mission, 15 cents; children, 10 cents.
During the past year the expenses of
Marion co'inty amounted to about $40,
0(0 ; in Clackamas the expenses reached
$70,000. This will no doubt be satisfac
torily explained to Clackamas voters
during ih campaign. Comparisons
are sometimes odious. Aurora Borealis.
Mrs. W. T. Whitlock, formerly of
this city, will have te content her claim
for tha $500 reward offered for the ap
prehension nf the murderers of young
Morrow. The money has been placed
in the hands of the county clerk of Mult
nomah countv. and, Mrs. Whitlock will
have to content the rL'ht to the $500
with Edward N King, the waiter.
Christine, the belle of the Indian
camp on the hill, has an attack of the
smallpox, and quarantine regulations
are being enforced bv Dr. J. W. Powell,
chairman of the city council health
committee. The malady is in a com
parative mild form. A case or two is
reported in the vicinity of Canby.
The-Humane Society has been look
lng after stock, that was turned out on
the West Side to die. One animal bad
starved to death, and the services of
Sheriff Cooke were secured to kill onn
horse that was in a dying condition.
The Humane Mociety is after persons,
who are permitting their stock to suffer,
with a sharp stick.
The Presbyterian Christian Endeavor
Society had a very enjoyabla acquain
tance sociahle at the home of Mrs.
George C Brnwnell, one day last week.
The officers of this society are: Presi-
dent, Alln K. Frost; vice-president,
Myrtle Hamilton; secretary, Elinor
Williams: treasurer, D. O. Thomas;
chorister, Mrs. May Muir; organist,
The Oregon Handle Manufacturing
Company, an enterprise started by Ore
gon City people, and recently removed
to Nehrg, shipped 6.) sacks of saw
dust to Portland last week, which will
be nsed for smoking purposes in curing
meats. The company are making Io
different kinds of handles, and thpre is
a good demand for ih finished product,
a'so the sawdust,. A nephew of Post
master Horton is employed in the fac
tory. The socialist state central committee
has called a mass convention of the so-i
cialiats of the first congressional district
of Oregon to meet in Oregon City on tha
afternoon of March 20th, to nominate a
candidate for congressman for the first
district. The state convenrion is called
to meet in Portland on ihe day previous.
It is recommended that mass county
conventions for nominating county can
didates be held at the county seats of
the various counties to nominate candi
dates for county officers at 10 a. m., on
Wednesday, March 5th.
Ihe trained athletic young women,
comprising the Turn Verein basket ball
team,were too heavy for the local ama
teur Y.M.C. A. team at the gymna
sium last Fiiday night. The score was
45 to 0 in favor of the the Portland
young women team. However there
was a large crowd present, and there
were some novel entertaining features in
the game. The line-up of the local
team was as ' follows : Forwards, Mrs.
Beach, Annie Gantenbtin ; center, Mary
Sandstrom; guards, Lizzie Roos, Inez
U. S. McHargue, the Washington
county school teacher, has come out
victorious. He secured a certificate to
leach from the ClackamaB county board,
after having some trouble with the
Washington county authorities, but the
superintendent of the latter county re
fused to endorse tha document, which
was a first grade certificate. McHargue
won out in mandamus proceedings, and
has now his third victory, a contract to
teach an eight months term of school in
the Reedville district, where for two
years, lib has been the bone of conten
tion. Dr. M. 0. Strickland has installed the
latest-improved static battery, more el
egant in its appointments, than a bran
new Chickering piano. Rev. W. G. El
liot and a Courier-Herald reporter, tried
the electric shampoo apparatus, that is
what the laymen call it, but physicians
use it as a treatment for nervousness.
The currents circulate through the hair
and scalp at a lively rate, and the etfect
is exhilirating. There is also an X-ray
machine attached to the battery, and a
generator of ozone, absolutely pure air,
to say nothing of other attachments .
The elaborate battery is operated with
an electric motor.
Register O. B. Moo res, of the local
land office, has been awarded another
decision in his favor in his tax content
with Clackamas county. The supreme
court affirmed the decision of Judge
McBride in the matter of the Minthorn
tax sale of certain property. Mr.
Moores contended that tne property had
been illegally assessed, and therefore
the county had no legal authority to
sell the same. The decision by the su
preme conrt is to the effect that where a
tax sale has been made under an ille
gal assessment, the owner of the prop
erty is entitled to a decree restraining
the county from asserting its title unaer
a purchase at such sale, out tnis in-,
junction will not extend to forbidding
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tbe county Irom asserting us ngm, ii ii
bas any, to assess a valid tax against tbe
property and collect. Taxes mnst be
legal, otherwise county may not enforce
payment. Clackamas county appealed
from the decision of the lower court and
An entertainment '.will be given by
the Juniors of the Baptist church of this
city on Friday night, Feb. 7th. A pro
gram will be rendered and refreshments
served Admission tu cents inciuuing
Everyone wanting a chance on the
Big Doll get tickets this week.
James B. Dew will hold a public sale
on the Edwin Richards place, one mile
west of Redland, Wednesday, Feb. 19,
at 10 a.m., and will sell 8 head of cat
tle and calves, 32 head of sheep, farm
iinplements,etc. LouiB Funk is auction
eer. A five-room house, house in good con
dition for rent, $5. Inquire of Courier
Herald. A few more New Year Numbers of tbe
Courier-Herald for Bale at the office.
Socialist Committee Meeting.
The Socialist Central Committee of
Clackamas county is hereby called to
meet in the justice office oppojite Hunt
lev'g drua store. Oregon City, Saturday,
February 15th,at 1 p. m.Jor the purpose
of setting the time for holding a county
convention, and transact any other busi
ness that properly comes beiore sucn
All precincts in which there is yet no
committeeman are requeBtea to sena
someone to repreaent them.
RED O MElNDIi,
Chairman County Central Com.
Caps and Mittens at your price at the
j Etilraii Notice.
Rt.raved from Redland one red year
ling steer, square piece out of top ot left
ear, no brand. All reasonable ex
Denses will be paid by its owner for re
covery of same.
James B. Dkw,
Fascinators in every style and color,
cheap at the Racket 8ti re.
Notice is hereby given that the County
Convention P. of H.forClackams county
will be held at the court hoiiae in Ore
gon City, Tuesday, March 4th, 1902, at
1 o'clock p. m.
Mary S. Howard, Deputy,
Mulino, Or., Feb. 3,1002.
Flannel Waists and Dress'.Skirts selling
at half price at Racket Store.
For one year or more yeari a farm of
100 acres, 8 miles from Oregon City on
county road, 80 acres fenced, 40 acres in
cultivation. 18 acres in clover, live in
wheat.the balance to put in j good house,
barn and well, small orchard. Apply
for further 'particulars to
Jamhs B. Dew.
William Kreuuer. who reside on Be'
ver Creek, but whose postotllce addres 1
is Oreaon City, wants to exchange his .
bicycle for a cart or bugy.
When you lack energy, do nut relish
your food, feel dull and stupid, after cat
me, all you need U a done of Chamber
lain's Stomach and Livnr Tablets. They
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Will niUKe you ieei iiitB ncn
yive you an lappetite like a bear. For;
sale by O. A. Harding.
....A PAIR OF....
Ely Bros, will for a short
time give away every 15th
Pair of Boots and Shoes sold
at their store, ranging in
price trom $1,50 up. we
consider this the best offer
ever made to the trade of
Oregon City and feel that
we are giving the best
values for the money to be
had in the city, hoping by
this special offer for a short
time only to get cur Shoes
before customers that have
not traded with us before.
! Oeal Estate I
n't Pay Rent, Buy a Home.
(-AAA COTTAGE AND LOT on Jeffernon
tUVIv at., mm third cash, balance in-
tollmen, fifteen dollars per month, In
torr it ( per cent.
WfV HOUSE AND LOT on Wash
,OWU Inifton it below the hill. A
vfiy dMlmble 6 room cottage with tcbU
bale, pantry and bath; one ball cash, bal
ance 6 per o.nt.
11 fWifl EIGHT ACRES Inilde city Urn
tlflfwv lt, running water; desirable
for home and chicken ranoh. Terms to
MONET TO LOAN
$500 and upwards, per oent.t smaller
umi, 7 per cent, Long time.
Cor. Sixth and Main Streets.
The finest bon bon boxes In town af
The latest in chocolate of all kinds at
the Kosy Kandy Kitchen,
Kozy Kandy Kitchen, up to date on
A few watches for Bale cheap at
Younger's. Watches cleaned, (1.
(20 to $100 to loan on chattel or per
. . DlMICK & Eastham, Agts.
Land titles examined, abstracts made
and money loaned at lowest rates.
Dimlck & Eastham, Lawyers, Oregon
Lumber Leave orders at this office
for first-class lumber of all kinds, or ad
dress W. F. Harris. Beaver Creek,
Drs. R. B. and A. L. Beatie, dentiBts,
The Weekly bregonian gives all the
national news and the Courier-Herald
gives ail local and county news. Both
one year for Two Dollars.
Parties having a farm to rent will do
well to call on O. A. Cheney, real es
tate and Insurance agent, at Oregon
City, who has applicants.
Key fitting, lock work and saw filing
at Johnson & Lamb's bicycle shop, op
posite Electric hotel. Satisfaction guar
AtQ. W. Grace's store on Seventh
and Center streets, for the next 00 days,
dry goods, boots and ehoes will he sold
at 10 per cent, reduction. Suits for men
and boys will go at cost.
A Bargain A tract of 8 acres on Mo
lalla road j three-fourths mile from Ely,
2 acres cleared. Must be
sold at once. Trice $75 per acre. For
particulars inquire at Courier-Herald ol
flee. 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.
"If I Could Get Rid
of this abominable cold," exclaimed the
sufferer, when the end of a spaRin of
coughing gave him a chance to talk. The
way out of the trouble is plain. Take
Allen's Lung Balsam beiore the merci
less grin of the cold has fastened upon
throat an-l lungK. After a few doses the
mnaii n ier and less frequent, and a
cornpl . cure is but the question of
royal MKiNrt pm.nrn cn , NfW VDAK.