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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1902.
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f " I was given up to die with
I quick consumption. I then began
to use Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. I
I imoroved at once, and am now in
I perfect health." Chas. E.
1 man, Gibbstown, N. V.
I too risky,
- nt thil
know it will i
deep in your Ux
the play will be over.
4 " A. L. . T
I ain par V Wliu m
Cherry Pectoral aad
j the cough.
i Thru ! :25c., 50c, SI. All drumim.
Con..ult you, doctor. If h. ..T. j
Ttinmafl an1 familtr iiiidiiaiI
.though our burg Sunday last.
Quite a large cmwd attended camp
meeting at Glad Tidings Sunday last .
Mrs Wade, ot Pleasant Hill, visited
Mrs Haun last week.
Mrs Minnie Groshong. of Pleasant
Hill, visited Mrs Vorbies last week.
Willa Dart, and also Miss Sarah
Churchill smiling and hanpy, were in
our neighborhood laBt week.
G vvy'and Ismakinganew gate, which
will be both useful and ornamental to
Th Redland, Bethel, Viola and
Bpringwater'.Pnion Sundav school pic
nic held op the 20th, pear Viola, was a
tnwm under the management of D H
-iier. Tbe lOl'Offing IIW th pro-
Mrs Mary Boyles and family, Mrs
Carter and family. Mr Oox and wife and
Peter Boyles, of Molalla, visited at the
Wingfleld home Friday.
Miss Maud Wingfleld made a pleasant
call at the BoylfS home Saturday.
Arthur Carter visited Mrs Q W Wing
Miss Myrtle Boyles visited Maud Wing
Ode Boylea took his sister and Uncle
Peter Be yles home with him on the 3rd.
Mrs Annie Taugherty made Mrs
Mary Boyles a pleasant call Thursday.
school house of district No 75, up to '
last Saturday in August.
One of the young men fa'
his girl to the picnic, a' ftfc.
HJ DUD UUb
looking for dogs.
. a party Item P0rll?'ni1 , . -
at the 'liughe p'.ace 'w?tv,e T f
dogs, which are being trT ""
fall hunt. Put in "; n foTth?
i take It, then don't, take It
Lmt It with him
We re willing.
Address J Hatch.
Song, "I Will Meet You," Viola, und
Bethel Sunday school.
Recitation, "Sheridan s P . M;B9
Song, "Marching ' , V1 la an(j
Address ' ,nOoli,
Hiywog itieivio w
George Randall and family, of Cen
tral Point, visited H S C Phelps and
family last Sunday. l
J H Burns and wife visited '
Jones and wife last Sunday. ' 'L
Riggs and Charlie Tv
n City last Sund" Wjtft t6
-lw iew .era-, visited
Bntaa, .st Satriitlay
tices, fellow citizens.
Louis Junk and ti. ..-'
up in the mo-nt vbh (Saskell .were
range 6 e, wi aW to Wttship 3 s,
a timber c' ttf itt.fe'ntibn of taking
those iV ."A-. Vut 'for the benefit of
stay ..Wdfhfgto '66 there would say,
oi. 'K'ttrfc, foT all claims are squatted
, fj'ile trier is no doubt but what
y'Whotettiing is being run for the in
l'fcfrftt'o'f Wme timber company. Yes,
ydu eve, ft IB good.
1'6'GtE Funk took in a band of shaep
'this 'ifaek to a local butcher.
163 Dit't'mer has returned from her
'vlfit to Portland.
tihn Gaskell expects to leave for
Astern Oregon this week.
Mr and Mrs 0 W Robbins visited at A
I """i&l 0-f
Olive Fried rich
ber cousin, '
T)m Blaftchard, Sr, visited H7eJ 'i'-J Kerchem's Sunday.
x iamuy iasi oaiurua f H t
, B Helvey and daughter. Mre'Stte"
ner, went to Oanby oae day vit weete.
Grandma Hilton is Vuffefine Wh
barveBting, Is Uie
order of the
on the new
rheumatism in a very 'jf form .
John Burns is mak'g boards.
Jacob Crader is visiting Te'la'trves and
friends in this vicinity at present.
Tillie Molza'j ha been visiting her
parents, Mr 4nj Mra John Molzan, for
Rev Hatch's daughter delivered a lec
ture on her mission work in Siam Sun
day to a large congregation.
Mr and Mrs HugheR intend to quit
farming this fall, having bought a small
place near town.
(Continued on naze .8) I
Prices to suit you all Millinery at Red
3 WHEN bcicw
i THE BONDS
S. S. McClure Company
Work is progressing
1 range hall. I
Mr Schamil bought a new separator,
nd he is now ready for threshing.
Perry Kaylnr has gone to Eastern
Miss Zelma Shaver has gone to San
Mrs 0 DjtEby is visiting with her
mother, Mrs Moore, of Molalla.
80I Hardnsty and daughter, Mabel,
were visiting at Major Hurgate's last
Mrs Jones, of Oregon City, is visiting
ith Mrs R R Thomas.
A laraa number of Molalla people"
zent to Soda Springs Sunday to spend
.ue d ly.
Mr and Mrs Bud Jack, Mrs Gray and
aughters, Berta and Belle, spent Sun
ny with Mrs J R Shaver.
Wayne and Herb Robbins and Bert
'erry have gone to the mountains.
Mr and Mrs Moore have gone to The
Jilles to visit thtir daughter, Mrs Lu
her Fox and see their new grandeon.
Harvey Everhart ami Earl Shaver
went to Maoksburg Sunday.
"BEE LINE" BUGGIES,
'!V ot'tter satlsfnotion thari hnythlnpr nil
the market at anything like tlm price, be
citiine they are made of good niBUu-iiit, to
suind "Oregon roads" Iron cornern on
htHllcs, bracea on shafts, heavy riwnnd
irrowih wheels, screwed rims. If yon wmit
t.ileel sure that you are getting your, hioii
"v'h worth, ask for a "Bee Llw" or a
"Mitchell' (Uouuey) Buggy. ' guar
MlfckcU. Lewis A St awn Co
.s, ailUt, (Spokane, liolso. I'ortlaud. Or
lias bell tearing In tH tWi. irn
freely to the wind. Ball bearlUK thrust
In wheel, insuring lighest tunning qual
ities, and reserving greatest amount 01
power for pumping. Galvanized alter
making. Put together wilh galvanized
bolts, double rmttel, 110 part can rust or
get loose and rattle. Weight regulator;
psrlect regulation. No spring to change
tension with every change ot tempera
ture, and grow weaker wifi age. Repairs
always on hand. These tilings are
worth money to you. Then why not buy
v - . v. T- It j"
fiest possible to build j
No wagon Is or can belbetter than a Mitchell,
because the cream ot wood stock is used, only an
ter being thoroughly seasoned. The wagon Is wul9
Ironed, well painted, well proportioned, ana run
the lighest of any .
It Is nearly 70 years since tbe first Mitchell wng,
on was built, anil they have been built continu
ously ever since bv the Mitchells. When you buy
a Mitchell you get the benefit of this 70 years' experience.
Haying is almost a'thing o! the past
in Elwood, but gr.iin;tharvest is almost
Eev Cocking prtached Saturday night
ind Sunday forenoon in the Mountain
lome church and Sunday night at Col
ton,. There will be quarterly meeting on
,he30ih and 31st of Aug. Services to
w held Saturday night and Sunday at
tl a in, Elder Stewart otliciating.
Mr Maplethorpe and family have
been out visiting his wife's parents, Mr
md Mrs John Park.
Lillie Cadonau is working at Willam
Mr Shul ert and wile wero out seeing
itiout their ;hay lust week,
Sam Blackburn, Emery Gottberg and
Cora Keller were lhe guests of I) ilen
Mrs Wyatt, of Philomath, Or, is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs A S Henderson.
We are glad to hear that Lawrence
Baker, who has been ill the past few
eeke, is improving.
Elmer, Floyd and Ida Dibble, Una
tnd Zella fc'urlusand Jim l'aik started
to the coast one day last w eek for a two j
Johnnie Park is working at P-rescott,
I Richard P.ittner, of Oregon City, has
ieen out visiting hisparouta, Mr and
vlrs Chris Bittner.
Cora Chx is visiting at Kingsiey, Or,
Emma Freeman is on the sick list.
Mr and Mrs Slmbert dined with W T
Henderson and family Sunday.
1 1) Surfns is digging a well on his
.tew place of abode , 4
Mr Wilson begins harvesting next
week on the Hubbard farm at Colton.
Carl Stromgroen has his wheat in the
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A num. bur 'uf our poople bpent lust
Junday pleasantly at Soda Springs.
George Force has M- nw house al
Frank Manning hasm to Cathlamet
o work in a legging camp.
Mrs Lamm was visiting her daughter,
Mrs Krickson, the past week.
Fred Wallace was a visitor here last
Mr Kpperson and Mr 1'avis were vis
aing at the home of Mrs Felger lBt Sat
inlay and Sunday,
W II and A L'Jones have been in the
mountains for the past week.
Mrs Katon, of Cams, who has been
quite ill, is rapidly recovering.
Mr Parnall was visiting at tbe homo
j Mr Foico Sunday evening.
Mrs Nash, of Oregon City, w.is visit
ing her mother, Mrs Knott, last week.
Calvin Pall was visiting here last Sun
day. W M Wallace and family were visiting
at the homo of Mrs Kvans last Sunday.
Mrs Boynton was visiting MrsPan
e's last week,
Clyde- '.Smith has cono to F.nstcrn Ore
iu to work during harvest.
I Easiest fW" '"1
Cleaned L'ltljsj - f'J
of Any VlitMl
Skimmer I J
Catalogue" ifsE&W '
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and Pumping. Simplest En
gine made. More easiEy un
derstood than any other.
Champion in name
Champion in the field
"For the land's sake, Mclia Brown,
where did you get that arbutus so ear
ly in the season?" And Miss Jane
Prentice dropped the broota , with
which she had been diligently scrub
bing her narrow flagwalk and leaned
across the gate, her eyes alight with
"Down to Tucker's woods. There's
lots of it ou the other side of the
rreek." The little girl paused, finger
ing the rough stems and thick leaves
nervously. "Here's a little, Miss Pren
tice, and I'd give you more only I got
It for teacher. I promised it to her
The child offered a few short stalks
crowned with the waxlike, fragrant
pink blossoms. Miss Prentice pressed
them to her face.
"My, they do smell nice and woodsy,
Mella, and I'm mighty obliged to
you. If you stop here on your way
home, I'll have something nice for you
sure, perhaps a little iced cake."
When the girl had shyly spoken her
thanks and taken herself off toward
the schoolhouse, Jane Prentice stood
for a few moments, apparently study
ing the pale pink Cowers in her hands.
In reality a peculiar upheaval was
under way, mental and moral.1 For the
first time in her life Miss Prentice,
aged forty-two, was seriously contem
plating a deviation from the straight
and narrow path nay, more than that,
the thorn hedged, rigid path of domes
Slie could look back to. her days in
pinafores when the woods callel Hot
and domestic duties held her fast,
when the birds of the air, the fishes. in
the stream, had a lesson for her which
she longed to learn. Yet ever between
her n.nd then stoQd the sfern, unyield
ing mother, to whom daily household
duties and fcertiiin sltuts for girlish
ling'o'rs were the laws of the Mcdes
and the t'Oi-siuns. Every year 'the call
had come to her with the advent, 'of
spring, and every year duty as repre
sented by her mother had intervened.
There had been the walks and the
parches to scrub each day, the furni
ture M polish (oh, how she had learned
to hatfc the moist, limp chamois 'tekin
with tuieh she weekly polished the
mahogany, table and whatrwrt in the
front room), the sheets to be turned
and reseamed and the stocking bag
that seemed never to be entirely empty.
Mrs. Trentice had -meant to do well
by her eldest daughter in thus molding
her into housewifely, forehanded hab
its, and it had toeen a grievous dis
appointment to 'iier when Jane had re
fused one ina'a-imonlal offer after an
other from men who recognized her
worth as 0. housewife and homemak
cr. Andipfcrhups that was why the girl
refused them all she had no desire to
change' taskmasters. In a vague way
she was waiting for her day of emanci
pation, but the children one after the
qther had married and settled In neigh
boring towns, until Mrs. Prentice and
bor elder daughter were left alone.
Then the busy mother had died sud
denly, falling with heart disease in
front of a cupboard where she had
'been senrchhitf for impossible cobwebs.
But yours cf r:;,va 1.1 rl'u. i::;:iice oi dtl-
DRAW CUT TH0WER
It 'beats them all. That's all
there is to say.
Same with the CHAMPION
BINDER ani CHAMPION
fright. Miss Jane clung to the tree
trunk, and then a musical voice, though
pitched to a nervous key, broke the
"Don't be afraid, ma'am. I don't
want to hurt you. But, oh, I am 88
hungry, and you looked kind, and t
"Gracious," exclaimed Miss Jane id
spite of herself, "you're nothing but a
boy! What are you doing lit jail?"
"I'm not in jail now, biit t will be
soon if you don't help hie. Oh, it wa
all a mistake. lie struck me first. I
had to do it to save my own life, but
they said it was my awful temper. Yoi
"Do you mean to say you killed a
man?" inquired Miss Jane, w.th a
"I didn't meai' to," lie exclaimed
wildly. "God knows, I've suffered for
the blow. His face follows me every
where. Aim! now they're after me.
Won't you help me? They'll take me"
back there for life think of it till I
die! And I am strong! I can't die
soon! Think of it, to be shut up there
for years and years, day and night,
and never to see this sunlight, nevei?
to feel free air, but always the air of
the prison yard! And you, everybody
else, will be out here in the beautifuf
wot'.kl, free free!"
Ltlig fasting and the horror of being
hunted like a, wild animal had made
birr hysterical, and after all he was
not more than a boy, just turned twenty-one.
lie clung to her skirts, his eyes
fixed imploringly on her face. Nervous
ly she pulled her dress from his hands.
She remembered they were stained
with blood, but her lips were echoing
involuntarily, "Never to feel free air,'
but always the air of the prison yard."
Suddenly she rose. Something bright
glittered iu her eyes and rolled down
her cheeks, "
"I know it's wrong. I'm breaking
the law, but I've been a prisoner, too,
all my life." The man gaped at her,
but she did not heed him. "You eat
this lunch, and I'll be back directly'
He clutched at the food like a wild
creature, but without looking -at 'him
agaju she ordered hiiii back into the
undergrowth and'hurrfeffaway '-""
That night a fragile 'ooklng woman,
Who walked with "t Wlight limp, board
ed the PhiiMloTphia accommodation at
DobbinsvtlU-. Under a loose cape she
wore f.. olack poplin waist trimmed
with "beaded gimp that refused to meet.
A 'thick veil shrouded a bonnet that
wabbled a trifle uncertainly, and if
any one had examined the skirt care
fully he would have noticed a hastily
sewed tuck near the waist line. When
most of the passengers had fallen
asleep, the woman's figure squared
itself around as if to screen something
in her lap.' Two work worn hands
spread out a roll of bills. Two quiver
ing lips counted thorn. Then a voice,
in which rang a half sob, murmured:-'
"I'll send for her some day when it's
safe and show her I was worth sav
ing. So help me God, I'll do the right
thing down there in South America for
that old lady's sake. She's on the
square. But I wonder what she meant
when she said, 'I've been a prisoner
all my life,' I bet she never saw the
inside of a jail. Perhaps they had her
in a 'sylum. Put I'm going to do
what's right, on the level, old lady,
for what you've (lone for me."
And in Jane Prentice's kitchen at
that very moment'there rose from the
stove an odor of burning wool and
leather that made her wonder if the
neighbors noticed it. . ...
ties had lift Vis--;
break the lo::.
She stood ill the r.::'
the birds Hvltteri";
near the well. ml
.!:.(' to wi-ak to
r.'.ul evc.i us
?V,v w:i!!:. with the
!:i thrilling her, and
I in the cherry tree
tV wa::en flowers
Recitation, "Bill is in Truble," Chas
Song, "Let My People Go," Viola and
Bethel Sunday school.
Song, Shibley family.
Address, Howard Brownell.
All the farmers have taken :are of
their hay which yielded better than was
expected. They are commencing on
their grain, which is good.
K Bowen has left here.
Miss Julia lllatch will lecture in
Springwater church Sunday, the 17th
inst. She has been a missionary in Si
am for tix years.
Jt'oii Cn k.
liavmond Wyland left for l.astern
Oregon Tuesday last.
Mrs Dolla Groshong was visiting
friends and relativesnear Wiluoit Sun
Jesse B.iL'by is cutting a large
There will be a meeting at Meadow
brood on the second Sunday in August.
The appointment at the Ouirbott hall
failed to realize.
The Glad Tidings cainpmeeting is a
thing of the past.,
The mountain road is much better
tbau heretofore on account of so much
travel over it.
A good girl is wanted at Mr. Nightin
gale's to do house work.
(.train crops in our part of the coua
try are commencing to ripen. When
threshing is done chickens will have
Wheat is a thing of the past with
O S Boylds, 11 Paugherty and others
are preparing for a trip to the Hot
Springs for a couple of weeks to rn.ui. r
ate after their weary toil in the hay
Miss Myrtle Boyles is visiting her
aunt, Maud Wingfield.
the last two weeks. Miss Molian has
been working in Portland all summer.
John Molzan has completed his eon
tract of hauling J II Burns' wood.
Misses Olive Friedrich and Eliza
Burns called on the Misses Schiendler
last Monday evening.
Farmers are busy cutting grain in
Charles Holnian r.ud family are ut
to spend a while on their farm. '
Fred Shafer and family visited W
Staudinger's folks Sun-lay,
Mr and Mrs O T Kay made a business
trip to Molalla Tuesday.
Lou Pendleton and wife visited the
hitter's parents, Mr and Mra D II
A L Larking was in town Saturday.
Mrs T R Freni, who has been quite
sick, ie iiuprot ing.
MrsJ W Standinger called on Mrs
Ilolman one day last week.
Quito a number of the Meadowbrook
people attended the cainpmeeting at
Glad Tidings Sunday.
Mis:es Hazel Cooper and Lena Kay
called on Mrs K Ramsby and -her Bistera
Kay Trullinger, of this place, had the
misfortune to lose a purse containing a
note and a check. It was lost between
Soda Springs and Meadowbrook, Finder
return eauif, and receive a reward of
Scaled bills will be received at the dis
trict clerk's, Win Stone, for painting the
Te ache rs1 l!x ttmin iti on.
35'otice is hereby given that the eounty
superintendent of 'Clackamas conjity will
hold the regular examination of appli
cants for state f.nd county papers at
Oregon City as follows :
Commencing Wednesday, August 13,
at 3 o'clock a. m. and continuing until
Saturday. August 113, at 4 o'clock.
Wednesday 2'enmanship, history,
spelling, algebra, reading, school law.
Thursday Written arithmetic, the
ory of teaching, grammar, book-keeping,
phyaics, civil government.
Friday Physiology, geography, men
tal arithmetic, composition, physical
Saturday Botany, plain geometry,
general history, English literature, psy
chology. FOR COl'NTV PAPERS.
Commencing Wednesday. August 13.
at 9 o'clock a. m. and continuing until
Friday, August 15, at 4 o'clock.
l-TlvST, SHUOXI) AND THIRD GRADE CERTIF
ICATES. Vi ednesday Penmanship, history, or
Thursday Written arithmetic, the
ory of teaching, grammar, echool law.
Friday Geography, mental arithme
tic, physiology, civil government.
Wednesday Penmanship, orthogra
phy, reading, arithmetic.
Thursday Art of questioning, theory
of teaching, methods, physiology.
Superintendent of Schools.
Oregon City, July 2S, 1002.
The best physic, Chamberlain's S;om
ach and Liver Tablets. Easy to take.
Pleasant iu ellect. For sale by G. A.
in her hands -a.'ol:m-'. (cmpting her,
she hesitated. The morning work in
the kitchen was not done. Dishes stood
unwashed, and the fiafs stretching
from her feet to the gate were un
Bcrubbed. But the voice of the woods
spoke to her again, and with a reso
lute closing of her lips she snatched
up her pail and broom and fled to the
There she hastily packed a frugal
lunch, picked up a trowel and an old
fashioned egg basket and went her
way rejoicing, not, however, without
carefully drawing every shade and
locking every door lest some inquisi
tive caller might learn her secret and
tell the tale of her base desertion of
the household gods.
Once in the heart of Tucker's woods
she forgot oil else. It was "woodsy,"
sweet, moist, earthy. Close to some of
the rotten tree trunks snow still linger
ed, and she brushed it aside with eager
hands, searching for the rare and deli
cate arbutus blooms. When she had
filled her basket with specimens of
moss, delicate lichens and quantities of
arbutus, she sighed happily and looked
across the creek. She remembered a
hollow to which she had stolen many
springs before, where jack in the pul
pits reared their dignified heads and
modest anemones bloomed. She won
dered if that fallen tree trunk would
not be a very pleasant place on which
to spread her lunch. With all the whim
sicality of a child living out a fairy tale
she fairly skipped across the stream
and plunged through the undergrowth
into the sunlit glade.
Yes; there lay the old log, all moss
grown, with fern stalks clustered
around It. She spread out her inviting
lunch; then, with a laugh almost girl
ish, she piled some arbutus in the cen
ter as if to grace her woodland feast.
She was biting into a tasty sandwich
when a sound in the brush behind her
made her whirl round. She gave a
slight scream and turned white to her
lips. Something long and sinuous and
Etripcd, something with glittering blue
eyes, seemed to be crawling straight
toward her. Now the bushes rarted,
and the awful thing rose to its feet, a
man In prison garb. Taralyzed with
Sure to Live.
Family tradition has handed down
the following anecdote regarding the
babyhood of a gentleman, now a grand
father, who is noted among his many
friends and acquaintances for his
marked decision of character; When he
was two or three years old, he was
taken very ill, and his family in alarm
sent for the village doctor. That worthy
came and prepared a powerful dose
after the custom of those days, which
the small sufferer was forced to take in
spite of much kicking and squalling.
The next day the doctor came agaiij
and once more fixed up the cup of good
old fashioned medicine and set it be
fore the fireplace to warm. The baby
watched proceedings intently up to this
point, then suddenly slid from his
mother's lap and, toddling unsteadily
to the fire, kicked the cup tinder the
"Confound him," said the doctof;
He did. New York Times1. '
For the nirh Only,
L'ncle and Aunt Melcher went to
town to buy a new clock. "Now," said
the dealer, "here is something very at
tractive In the way of clocks. When
the hour begins, a bird comes out from
the top and sings 'Cuckoo!' For in
stance, I turn this hand to 3 o'clock,
and the bird comes out and sings
'Cuckoo!' three times."
"Don't that beat all!" cried Uncle
Melcher enthusiastically. "Mother, let's
"No, no," said his wife hastily. "That
sort of a clock might do for folks that
have got lots of time, but it'd take me
half the forenoon every day to take
care of that biruV'-Youth's Compan-ion.
An Artiat' Mnstacbe.
The mustache was not viewed with
favor In England in the middle of the
last century. An anecdote is told cf
the late Thomas Cooper, the English
artist, to illustrate it. He was brought
before a magistrate in 1S10 on some
minor charge and was described In the
police report as being "fashionably
dressed, with large mustaches." The
Art Journal cf the date, commenting on
it, said that "no member of the Royal
academy perpetrates the atrocity cf
mustaches, a most un-English affecta
tion." Mr. Cooper became a member of
the academy a few years later.