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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 9, 1902
19th YEAR, NO. 31
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NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Friday, Mav 2.
About President Havemeyer, of
Cuban the Bugar trust, told the
Sugar. senate committee his com
miitee his company had no holdings of
sugar lands in Ouba. Since the first of
the year the sugar trust has bought 94,
000 tons of t nban EUgar, the yearly out
put of the island being 750,000 tons. Ex
plaining the recent cutting of prices in
the West, he frankly admitted it was to
drive the beet sugar men out of the
Aguinaldo was the special subject of
discussion in the senate. The house
had under consideration the District of
Coldmbia bill. Havemeyer tells sena
tors the trust wus no sugar lands in
Ouba It was suggested by the
houee of commons that England pre
vent the transfer of steamers to Mor
gan Many persons were killed in
India by a Tornado The Danish
Islands treaty is again in danger
The President has ordered the trial by
court martial of Major Glenn, accused
of participation in the water cure
Strikes are under way in many cities in
the East The state republican
campaign opened at Ashland Ore
gon's land selections in Tillamook
county J. E. vVerlein gets fusion
ticket for city treasurer, vice G. E.
Streeter, resigned, in Multnomah
Saturday, May 3.
Spllwood Portland's first woolen
Woolen mill is at last In opera
Mill tion at Sellwood. The
Dedicated, whirr of its spindles and
the rattle of its looms
cme & the result of long agitation for
the inauguration of the enterprise by a
number of. -active Portland business men.
A formal celebration took place at Sell
wood last night, participnted in by
many prominent citizens, who mhde ad
dressee, cetting forth the imporrance of
the wool indiiHtry to Oregon and value
and necessity of its development along
J. O. Sni'i' s, traffic director of the
Harrlman lines, iaued a circular today,
appointing H. B. Miller, general freight
agent of the .). li ,k M. i!., at Port
land. Thi'-p'wir on of traffic director of
the road until lately tilled by Ben
Campbell, n p assistant to the traffic
director, abolii-hcd. Miller is at pres
ent general freight and passenger agent
of the Southern Pacific lines in Oregon.
He will be succen ied in that position by
W. E. Coman, ho is at present assist
ant general freight agent of the O. K. &
N, Co. The changes will take effect on
the 15th iuHt.
North Carolina political methods were
aired in the senate. The house passed
the anti-conspiracy bill. Root explains
the difficulty of figuring out the com of
the Philippine war Russian troops
refuse to fire on rioters The Reich
stag tariff committee iiicnspes memiHof
breaking up tl e Standard Oil monopoly
Representative Amos J. Cum-
mings died at Baltimore Roost-
velt was the principal speaker at the
Sons of the Amricaa revolution ban
quet Federated Trades in
Portland pass resolutions endorsing lo
cal strikes, including Oregon City
woolen mill strike.
Sunday, May 4.
Portland The laundry stiike in Port
Laundry laiitl is over. The union
Stiikers woikers won a complete
Win. victory. All the employers
yesteiday signed the union
agreement, guaranteeing a 10-hour day,
overtime at the at the rate of one and
one-ha!f pay, new wage scale, and em
ployment of workers through the union
office. All the laundries will start up
immediately. The union workers held
a jollification at headquarters laBt night.
Gcod feeling exists. All the strikers are
to be re-employed; those who worked
during the strike will probably be taken
into the union.
Mindano Morros attacked Americans
and lost two forts. General Smith's
trial at 'Manila is ended. General
Chaffee reports many Filipino surren
ders The house passed resolu
tions on the death of Amos J. Cum-
mings An American student was
saved from pi icon in Russia by appeal
ing to the czar Portland, Seattle
and Bntte won yesterday's games in the
northwest baseball league Wom
en's clubs congress holds sessions at
Los Angeles, and hears many addresses.
The civic improvement association of
Portland, starts a crusade against pro
jecting bay windows.
Monday, May 5.
Women's The Oregon delegates to
Congress, the Women's Club Con
gress at Los Angeles,
,Calif., complain that their state, and
'particularly the Lewis and Clark cen
tennial, have not been advertised as
they should have been. A glorious op
portunity as missed.
Potter Palmer, the Ohlcago million
aire, for nearly a half century, a promi
nent business man, died at his residence
on Lake Shore drive. The cause of his
death was heart failure.
Mindanaos By one blow, the
Overthrown, power of the petty rul
eis of Mindanao has
been overthrown and respect for the au
thority of the United States secured.
Colonel Baldwin's gallant column, pen
etrating into the interior of the island,
attacked and in the face of great odds
captured the Morro stronghold, Fort
Bayan, The leading dattoB and many
of their followers were killed and the
survivors, 84 in number, surrendered
unconditionally. The American loss
was eight killed and 34 wounded, A few
of the prisoners will be held as hostages
and the remainder released. A general
surrender of the insurgent tribesmen is
expected by General Davis, who reports
the attack on the fort as the most gal
lant he ever saw.
Representative Otey, of West Virginia
is dead. Memorial services in honor of
the late Amos J. Cummings were held
at the capital Clnb women at Los
Angeles gave up the day to recreation. .
iff $i lfe f' ?A I W
This Trade Mark on the side
I ili,iVfe of a wagon box is a guarantee
UxMmmOoitxcdlzncci high grade
quality in the construction of
this wagon If yours does
not have it on dispose of it
and get one that has as you
cannot afford to run any
chances on the material used
in a wagon, every time you break down it costs you money
though the manufacturers replace the broken part
Furnish Vote for me, Republicans, I'm a Democrat,
but I've got Gecr's Clothes on.
, George W. Grace,
The nominee for state senator on the
citizens ticket was born in Coles county,
111., February 26, 1854, and moved when
a boy with his father to Missouri. After
receiving a common school education,
he attended the state school of mines
and metallurgy one term, and came to
Omgon in the spring of 1880. He ran a
government survey party for four years
for J. W. Meldrum; then in partnership
with Mr. Meldrum, went in'o the stock
huusinees and while ridii gon the range,
GO liiiltiS fr"m mail communications.
A. J, Montgomery for the months of
Mav and June :
May 11. Rev. J. V. Milligan, Pres
bytenan Sabbath school missionary,
May 18. Rev. Jerome R. McGlade,
pastor of Mizpah church, Portland.
May 25. Rev. A. D. Soper, of
Third streel iniBsion, Portland.
June 1. Rev. W. S. Holt, D
synodical missionary for Oregon.
June 8. Professor R. K. Warren,
who is a member of the directorate c-f
the public i-hools of Portland.
June 15. Rev. J. E. Snyder,
Brownsville. The Knights of Pythias
are expected to altend the evening ser
vice in a body.
June 22. Ray. A. D. Soper.
June 29. Rev. A. D. Soper.
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Continued on page 7.
Mr. Grace was surprised one day by tid
ing notified that he had been nominated
and elected county surveyor of Lake
county, but not desiring the office, he
did not qualify, and soon after moved to
this county and bought a farm on the
Clackamas river, where he farmed for
three years, after which he engaged in
the general merchandise business, and
h s been interested in that business
In 1806 he was elected sheriff on the
populist ticket, defeating Eli Maddock
b nearly 1000 majority, but, not desir
ing a second term refused to allow his
name to go before the convention. He
was afterward elected councilman from
Oregon City No. 3, his name being
placed on both tickets, and served one
year and resigned on ac count of removal
to Ward No. 1, where he still resides.
Search Clackamas county from
north to south from east to
west, an. I it would be difficult to find
a man enjoying the well-merited esteem
of his fellow men to a greater extent than
George W. Grace.
Pulpit Supplies for the First
Presbytenlan Church Dur
ing May and June.
Following is the schedule of supply
for the pulpit of the First Presbyterian
church, during the absence of Rev
Regular April Tirm Adjourned
Until June 4th. .
Jud'e McBride ruled in the foreclos
ure suit of J. T. ApperBon vs T. L.
Charman, et al, to recover $12,000 due
on the South Oregon City tract, includ
ing 35 lots deeded to third parties, that
the unplatted tract be sold first.
Ia the Bccker-DruBchell foreclosure
suit the court decided that the defend,
ants were entitled to interest in the
overplus, after paying off the claims
which constituted a mortgage.
The court overruled the demurrer to
the complaint of E. M. Howell in his
suit against the Oregon Iron & Steel
Company, of Oswego, to correct an
error. The plaintiff purchased the in
terest of certain heirs to the property.
In the sutt of G. J. Trullinger vs
A. J. Mnville, the defendant was al
lowed until June 4th, to answer com
plaint. In the fuit of M. E. McCarver vs Hi
ram E. straight, et al, the sale was con
firmed. In the suit of J. J. Gibson vs E. A.
Klar ; the demurrer of plaintiff was
withdrawn, and the defendant given 20
days to answer.
In Uie suit of Martha C. ys Elizabeth
Calif?, defendant's motion to strike out
parts of complaint, was allowed, and
further proceedings wilt be held on
June 4th, 1902.
Default was entered in the divorce
suit of Edwin R. vs Maggie Webster,
and was referred to Charles E, Runyon
to take testimony.
In the matter of the assignment of
E. M. Atkinson, the sale of property to
E. M Howell, was confirmed.
The bailiffs were allowed compensa
tion, as follows: Thomas M. Miller,
33; W. H. H. Samson, $33; T. W.
Thekla Schneider, of Multnomah
county, has filed a suit for a divorce
from Robert F. Schneider on the ground
of desertion of long standing. Accord
ing to the complaint the defendant de
serted his bride in Klamath county in
July, 1898, less than five weeks after
marriage, taking along some of his wife's
clothing, jewelry and money, also
$17i0 belonging to bis father-in-law.
Mrs. Schneider also desires to resume
her maiden name, Thekla A. Hofmann.
Court adjourned Tuesday until June
We also carry a full line of Buggies and Spring Wagons.
Write us for prices on everything you need, it only takes a
postal card and may save you dollars.
ORTHWEST IMPLEMENT COMPANY,
208 FRONT STREET,
The House Furnisher
IF YOU'RE BUILDING Vu want produce a house
that will be a credit to you, and
one that will endure for years. Probably you'll never build another. We
want to furnish the Doors, Windows and Building Hardware. edar
doors are advanced, but nevertheless we sell them at the old price $1.00
for a 2-ft. 6 in. by 6 ft. 6 in. by 1 in. door. Other sizes in crocortion. Go Ctt,t ?4 50 up
Luige Chiffonier, $6.00.
China Closet, $18.10, '
Wide borders are the thini; in wall
papers now- It is qnile a trirk to
pick out really appropriate papers for
tha different n oms of most houses.
We are buildir g up a business on
the strength. of the skill we display
in making these selections. "Every
man to his own taste" is a poor way
to select wall coverings. Let us
help you if ' ou are perplexed.
This Kletrnnt Conch. $8 00.
REST and COMFORT.
A good mattress will provide a
wholesome night's tert. If it is
properly made it will lantfor years.
We would like to talk to vou about
mattress matte; s. We know wo
can give you
That Which Is Worth Having
and which is worth using. This Is
an investment which you can well
afford to make because it provides
you with certain comfort and cer
For your .a . - de
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a'i'iv; .. .a "t'hsve the
. ti? ' light that peo
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" i' len people wear glasses,
live lamps for students:
' 'chen lamps nd the ornamental
Kind that help to furnish the
library or the music room. We
have hundreds of new ideas in
faucy shades to show you.
A glitterinu array of handy utensils
made from extra heavy bright tin,
stamped into shnne without any scams
or joints, and warranted avainnt leaking
or rusting. Stewpans, coffee pots, tea
kettles, cups, dippers an endleis litt.
Paints, Oils and White Lead.
If you want to save your house
putty up the holes and paint. Some
people seem to consider peintan ex
travagance by the chary way they
use it. You cannot spend money any
more profitably than by investing it
in paint if you have property the
paint can protect. We keep the
ready mixed kind : all you have to
have with it is a brush. We can
furnish those, too.
Shabby furniture is
a dit-graoe to any
housekeeper now that
we are offering a per
fect furniture polish
It takes the dirt off
and leaves the surface
of the furniture on.
It is easily used and
after one or two ap-
filicatlons your furn
tare will keep the
polish for weeks at a
time. 26c per bottle.
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