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OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD, FRIDAY," AUGUST 15, 1902.
j Exceptional Values
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Our clearance sale of seasonable goods has been fairly
launched. Thousands have availed themselves of
the rare opportunity of buying the best known mer
chandise at greatly reduced figures. The assortment is
still complete. Below, we mention a few items which
deserve your special attention:
"Monogram" Black Half Hose,
Sansilk for Needlework,
Jelly Glasses with Covers,
" Crown " Castile Soap,
Men's Balbriggan Underwear,
Iron Stone Cup and Saucers, -
Men's "Monarch " Shirts, regular $1.50
Ladies' Shirt Waist, regular 75c, $1.00,
Ladies' Wrappers, regular $2.00 and
LARGE STOCK OF
(Crolden Mule Bazaar
Oregon City's Big Cash Store
Otto Gengelbach, of Clackamas, was
in Oregon 0:ty the past week.
Hon. A. S. Dresser rode out to Paul
Dunn's farm on the Sandy Tuesday.
Mrs. Grant Dimick left the city thij
week to spend a few days at Yaquina.
George Lazell, of New Era, was on
the streets of Oregon City Wednesday.
William Mosher, a young man of Red
land, was on oar streets the past veek.
Carl Schramm, of Portland, was the
the guast of Handall O'Neill Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. George Newton, of Bar
low, were in the city Wedneeday on
Sewald Toepleman and Henry Roos
left Thursday for Newport for a two
August (Kruger, of Logan, was in the
the citv Wednesday and gave this office
a pleasant call.
William Logus was in Portland Wed
nesday to see about where be will be lo
cated the coming winter.
Dr. F. R. Hedges returned to his home
at Everett last week after a few days'
visit with relatives and friends here.
James D. Mclntyre, of Northport,
Wash., is in this city visiting his parents
and shaking hands with his many
L. J. Vaughan, accompanied by his
wife, left the city Wednesday for Wil
hoit, where tbey will recuperate for a
A. J. Hackett, who resides in Miss
issippi near New Orleans, spent a few
days this week visiting his brother, E.
L. H. Andrews and wife, Mrs. Jennie
M. tibeibley and J. A. K re mis and fam
ily went to "New sort Tuesday, to enjoy
the sea breezes,
Fred Nelson, who has b-ien stationed
at the life saving station at Fort Can by
for the part year, is in the city visiting
with his father, Assessor J. F. Nelsjn.
Paul Gantenbein, of Portland, who is
working for the Pacific States Telephooe
Company, was in the city Wednesday
fiutting in batteries on the telephone
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Robinson and sons,
who have been visiting Mrs. Robins n's
mother, Mrs. F. L. Cochran, returned to
their home in Sacramento, Cal., Thurs
Superintendent ZinierJ returnel this
week from Ocean Part, where he has
been rusticating for a few days. Pro
lessor Zinser returned to, take charge
examination which is
of the teachers'
now in progress
J. F. Nelaon, the newly elected as
sessor, was in Oregon City from Molalla
Wednesday. Mr. Nelson reports that a
small insect lias materially ininred the
crops in this section.
J. II. Howard, manager of Labor Day
celebration, was in Portland Tuesday to
see about getting the Elks' Carnival to
unite in this parade with our people in
this city the 1st of September.
Miss Reason, the principal of tve Che
mawa Indian school, was visiting Mr.
and Mrs. W. C. Reddick. Miss Reason
was on her way to Ohio, where she will
spend the remainder of the summer vis
iting her parents.
A. M. Shibley, of Springwater, was in
Oregon City Thursday. Mr. Shibley
saj s that the fires are burning quite
fiercely in the mountains near that sec
tion, and came within four miles of
Springwater a few days ago.
Wayne Howard was in the city Wed
nesday, Mr. Howard ts busily engaged
getting out cotton wood at Jefferson and
other places for the pulp mills as weil as
for a mill in Portland. He has about
finished delivering 200 cords in this city
to be used by the mill here.
C. B. Morris, a oublisher and
cal printer of Milwaukee, Wis., visited
Oregon City this week. He is as highly
pleased with the Pacific coast climate as
he is displeased with the vigorous win
ter temperature of the region of the
Great LakeB, where he has lived since
childhood. He will go into business
somewhere in the "Oregon country."
Death of E. L. Robs.
The death of E. L. Ross occurred Sun
day at his home in Portland. Mr. Ross
ft as long been a sufferer from consump
tlon. but It was thnnoht ho l.in
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friends that he was on the way to re
covery. He was engaged in the Oregon
City woolen mills in this city for two
years, and a year ago procured a place
us government ship inspector in Port
land. The remains were shipped through
Oregon City Monday morning for
Brownsville, where they will be inter
red . Mr. Ross leaves a wife and four
children and many friends to mourn bis
No other minstrel organization has
ever eclipsed Sweeney Alvido Minstrels
for artistic stage setting or presenting a
iisi oi eastern stars ot recognized aba
itv. Each and everyone linn hnen nen,
ially engaged for their parts, and the
press have everywhere been unselfish
and pronounced Sweeney Alvidc Min
strels a financial success. The above
attraction is to appear at the opera
House August 22.
I LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Call on J. J. Cooke and get prices on
Sunset City lots, before buying else
where. ' Frank Bagby's sawmill keeps up with
the strenuosity of the business world by
increasing its capacity' in horse-power
from 5 ) to 75.
Born, on August 7th, to the wife of
Thomas McKay, on 14th and Adams
street, Oregon City, a boy. Oregonian
and Pendleton papers please copy.
The board of examiners, which is now
conducting the teachers' examination In
the court house, is composed of J. O.
ZiriBer, Prof. T. J. Geary and Miss Mary
A marriage license was issued Tues
day to Carl Ril mann and Miss Ida Guen
ther. Miss Guenther is the sister of
Robert Guenther, the popular young
school teacher at Shubel.
The work of laying the brick walls
on the new building at the corner of the
suspension bridge, has commenced and
in a very few days the building will as
sume an attractive appearance.
Woodmen band will be in attendance
and furnish some of its excellent music
at the lawn social on Auk. 19th at Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Warner's. Admission
10 cents ; ice cream 15 cents.
The Y. M. C. A. work, which like all
others, has- suffered a decadence in in
terest during the hot Iweather, will soon
begin anew. The old classes will be or
ganized and new interest is to be shown .
If you contemplate buying property
in Oregon City, call on J. J. Cooke and
get prices on lots in Sunset City, just
across the river.
Ladies, I am teaching the very latest
dress cutter, the simplest on market and
kept up to-date, free. Those wishing to
learn cutting, please call on Mrs J. A.
Moore, opposite woolea mills, Oregon
One of the attractions at the State
Fair this year will be the Miscnuri Giant
ess, standing 8 feet 4 inches in her stock
ing feet. She is direct from Missouri
and will have to be shown I Don't fail
to see her.
Five sun-browned muscular Mormon
missionaries have been singing and
preaching on street corners for several
evenings. That their loitering congre
gations are small and seemingly indif
ferent does not lessen their power of ut
. Carl Arnold, while working in the
planing mill on Main street Monday
evening, caught his hand in the rip saw
and mashed several fingers. So serious
was the injurj that a doctor was sum
in and and found it necessary to ampu
tate two of the fingers.
A visit to the livestock exhibit at the
State Fair will be worth many times
the price of admission. No state in the
Union will have a better livestock Bhow,
and every farmer should make an effort
to see the biggest show ever held this
side of Rocky mountains.
The steamer Gray Eagle lying on the
West Side of the river, a result of run
ning into a rock a few weeks ago, is now
mended and ready for operation . The
boat iB to be run by the Graham Bros,
between Newberg and Albany and will
begin the run about next week.
Friday evening the Degree of Honor
will hold an ice cream social in the A.
O. U. W . hall. The affair will be given
for the good of the Order, and a large
attendance is desired. All the ladies in
terested in the social are sparing no
pains to make the affair a success.
John Reiling. a veteran of the Spanish-American
war, died at St. Vincent's
hospital on August 10th. His age was
28 years and four months. He was a
member of Company D, Second Oregon
Volunteers. The funeral took place
from St. John's Catholic church on Aug
ust 12th, at 9 a. m.
The deposit of moss, composed of roof
scrapings, lying in the narrow passage
between the old Broderick saloon and
the building alongside, would blaze up
like powder if an unlucky lighted match
fell into it. Have the guardians of the
city's safety been made sleepy by the
Don't fail to attend the lawn social at
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Warner,
at Mount Pleasant on Tuesday evening,
Aug. 19. Good musical program will be
rendered. Admission 10 cents.
Word comes from people in the vicin
ity of Springwater that the mountains
around that place are on fire and have
been burning for over a week. Several
days ago a company of fifteen berrypick-
ers camped in the hills not far from
Springwater, and it is thought the fire
was started by them carelessly.
Prof. W. F. Snodgrass, the photogra
pher, is spending three weeks at Auto
ria, where he is taking pictures. Mr.
SnoduraS'i has rented a boat and is sail-
ins ud the Columbia. He has no assist
ance and is quite as adept at managing
a boat as at taking pictures, tie visits
all the canneries and gets pictures of the
men when at work.
About September 1st. Mr. Keller, the
socialist lecturer, will move his large
tent. 60x80 feet, from rortland to Ore
eon City. He will remain here abort a
fortnight, averv evening tie will de
liver a lecture, illustrating it with magic
lantern iews. The show will be first-
clasa and as free as liberty.
About 34 ambitious young women have
been taking the teachers examination
undev Professor Zinser at the court
house. The examination occupied three
days and was a good practical test of
scholarship. Fewer young men ap
plied for the examination than usual.
which began Wednesday and con
tinued till Friday evening.
Samuel- Fiester, a former employe of
the Oregon Water rower and Kail way
Company, suffered a painful accident a
few days ago. While whittling with a
pen knife, in some way the blade slipped
from bis band and entered bis abdomen
causing a painful and somewhat serious
wound. At last report the young man
waB improving slowly.
It is quite probable that the baseball
players at Coquille City, who are Boon
to start on a tour, will play Oregon
City. These are formidable men, and
our splendid team will have to "get
right up on their toes," "slide, Kelly,
slide." We predict their success, how
ever, as they know no such word
The hoard of school directors met
Monday evening to consider the matter
oi filling tho vacancy in the city school
superintendency. Dr. Carll and O. H.
Caufield, memburs of the board, were
absent and no decision was reached in
in the matter. Already a number of
candidates are in the field, but the
board will act with no little care in the
matter of a choice.
Sunset City lots are thj nearest the
mills of any that are on the market.
Call on J. J. Cooke, president of the
Sunset Land Company, and get prices.
O. Thomas was thrown from the elec
tric car Saturday, sustaining quite a se
rious injury to his leg. He was about
to board the cars, when the motorman
started up the cat almost at full speed.
The youne man was violently thrown to
the pavement and narrowly escaped be
ing pulled under the wheels; as it was
he was dragged about twenty feet.
On Sunday last Rev. A. J.Montgom
ery announced his resignation as pastor
of the Presbyterian church in this city.
He has accepted the call to the Presby
terian church in East Portland, the pul
pit of which has been rendered vacant
by the resignation of Rev. Robt. Mc
Lean. Mr. Montgomery has made his
mark in this community and will be
W. O. Vaughan, of Molalla, on Mon
day was kicked in the side by a horse on
his ranch and is quite seriously injured.
The animal has always been gentle, and
what could have cause! it to behave as
it did is difficult to explain. Just how
serious is the injury is not at this time
known, but it is thought several ribs are
broken. Mr. Vaughan is unfortunate,
as last fall a heavy tree fell upon him, in
juring his back quite seriously.
Wednesday morning an answer was
filed in the justice court to the case of
O. W. Eastham vs. A . W. Cheney and
Carrie M. Cheney. Mr. Eastham has
Bued the above named defendants for
$50 as commission for selling a certain1
lot to Edward Nuttall. The answer de
Dies all the, allegations in the complaint
anesets up new matter to the effect
that the property was to be sold on con
dition that Mrs. Cheney tendered her
consent which it seems she did not.
Raymond Milln, the little son of Mr.
and Mra. Arthur Milln, waB tendered a
delightful surprise Wednesday afternoon
at bia home on Main street. Over a
dozen little boya and girls were present
to do honor toRaymond's 13th birthday.
Many interesting eames were partici
pated in and laughter and merriment
abounded. After several hours of this
kind of amusement a dainty luncheon
prepared by the boyB' patents, was
served and "the way therlittle folks ate
wasn't slow. 1
Miss Louise Huntley, the little daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Huntley,
was given a pleasing birthday party
Monday afternoon at her home in Glad
stone. All those enchanting games
dear to young hearts engaged the young
guests' attention and last of all a very
tasty luncheon was served. Several
pretty little presents were given to the
young host and many good wishes ex
pressed for the future welfare of Miss
On the evening of August 26th, the
Donular Milwaukie band will give a
concert and ice cream social in the Mil
waukie hall. This band is a first-class
musical organization, and their efforts
always please. They have given several
such concerts before and always nave a
large and appreciative audience. J. E.
Wetzler is manager, and he is employ
ing his customary pains to make the oc
casion a pleasing one. The proceeds are
to go to ine oanu. ah are inviiau.
On Wednesday evening the spacious
parlor of Mr. and Mrs. George Grace on
Sixth street, was the scene of another
delightful whist party. A number of
youung ladies and gentlemen were pres
ent and the time passed quickly and
pleasantly. The early part of the eve
ning was devoted to this popular amuse
ment and then at a later hour other
games were indulged in by the guests.
At a late hour a tasty luncheon was
served, which all enjoyed. This is one
of a series of whist parties which Mrs.
Grace has given and each is a source of
pleasure to all."
Another exciting runaway occurred
Saturday afternoon in which several
people narrowly escaped serious injury.
The horses started near a. J. Harding's
residance on Main street and ran with
terrific Bpeed down the street as far as
Price's store, where one of the steeds
fell and was caught. On the way down i
the horses came within ;an ace
of running into Constable Moody and
Sherman JJurford, who were driving up
the street near the Red Front. After
passing the Red Front the light wagon
struck a telegraph pole and glancing,
nearly killing a woman and her children.
For fifteen years The Outlook has
made its first of August issue a special
illustrated educational number, ihe
issue for this year is not only remarka
ble because of the number of eminent
educationaliBtswho contribute to it, and
the importance of the topics discussed,
but also from its general attractiveness
as an illustrated magazine. Among the
contributors are President Nicholas
Murray Butler of Columbia University,
President Hyde" of Bowdoin, President
Harris of Amherst, Dean Jordan of
Smith College, Professor George E. Vin
cent of the University of Chicago, Pro
fessor J. R. Wheeler of Columbia, and
Dr. Edward Everett Hale.
In the medicine is so often ordered that you
sometimes doubt the ability of the physician to
properly treat the patient, when if the truth
was known the fault is with your druggist and
not the doctor. You become tired and restless
waiting for a change for the better to take place,
until in your anxiety you order a change of
doctors, when in the majority of cases a change
of druggists would be more beneficial to the
When your physician tells you the medicine
don't have the desired effect, ask him to allow
you to have us prepare the medicine and note
We accurately compound the prescriptions
of all physicians, no matter how complicated.
We do the work ourselves and don't turn them
over to an inexperienced assistant to fill.
Before changing doctors
try a change of druggists
GowclJ Jones, fyliabk Druggists
Linn E. Jones
In the mails when
you can get a bank
This is the safer
and better way of
'Allow us to sell
. you the draft.
The Bank of Oregon City,
Oregon City, Ore.
The following is the list of letters re
maining in the postoffice at Oregon City
Aug. 14, lm:
Women's List Ellen Marie Case,
(lawyer), Miss Natalia P Henderson,
Mrs Amie Kellogg, Mrs. W. W. Sprague,
Mrs. Jeannette Scott, Mrs. Wm. Twist.
Men's List Ohas Adams, Bill Beams,
Ray Barber, J. A. Coos, R. A. Camp
bell, James Davis, Oscar Dunham, Jas
Franklin, L Glass, David Houle, Har
old HourB. W J Kateo, Frank Mitchaul,
Jesse D Rice, W A Simmons, F L Smith,
S A Shelley, W O Townsend.
GEORGE F HORTON, V. M.
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids
will be received by the undersigned for
painting the Eastham school building in
school district No. 62, Clackamas coun
ty, Oregon, according to plans and spec
ifications on hie in the omce ot U. U. i .
Williams, clerk of said district, Oregon
City, Oregon. Bids will be received up
to the hour of 7 :a0 o'clock p. m. , AugUBt
25, 1902. The board of directors reserve
the right to reject any and all bds.
U. U. X. WILLIAMS,
Clerk District No. 62.
August 13, 1902.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barlow will leave
Saturday for an outing at Newport.
James A. Chase, of Bandon. is visit
ing his family here.
Charles Humphrey, of Portland, is
spending his vacation herewith big par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Humph
Rev. D. A. Waters, presiding elder of
the Methodist church of Salem, was the
guest of Rev. Grimm Wednesday.
E. N. Foster, of New Era, was in the
city Wednesday. Mr. Foster says some
of his crops in his neighborhood are
good while oihers are not so promising.
One farm near his place will yield, he
thinks, dU bushels to the acre.
J. E. Wetzler, manager of the Mil
waukie band, was in Oregon City Wed
nesday. A. W. Cheney and John F. Clark re
turned Thursday evening from a three
weeks' outing up the Blue river,
Mrs. D. Shindler and son, who have
been visiting her mother, Mrs. J. W.
Norris, for several months, returned to
her home in San Francisco Friday night.
Miss Clara Warner will leave Monday
for a two weeks' visit with relatives in
Henry A. Dunckley, of the Centralis,
Wash., News-Examiner, was in the
city this week.
Clyde Huntley and family are at Mt.
Hood for a week.
Tuesday morning a gang ot men num
bering 18 members of the union, struck
for higher wages at Mill A. The em
ployers refused to grant the request.
The West Side electric car an off the
track a fdw days ago doing : no serious
damage to any one.
Captain Eli H. Longley, of Clacka
mas, who has been at bt. Vincent s hos
pital for several days, is reported to be
On Tuesday evening, Aueust
19th, the ladies of Mount Pleasant will
give an ice cream social and musical en
tertainment at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
8, E. Warner at Mount Pleasant, for the
benefit of the sidewalk fund. The popu
lar Woodmen band has been procured
for the occasion. Admission 10 cents;
F H. COOPER,
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Real Estate and Insurance, Titles Exam
ined, Abstracts Made, Deeds, Wort
Rages, Etc., Drawn.
With J. W. Loder, Stevens Building,
Oregon City, Ore.
60 Cowboys wanted for the Parade on
Labor Day. A riding bridle x will be
given to the best equipped and mounted
cowboy. Entries now open. See J. H.
Howard, Mgr., office Reumen's Hall,
Coming Guaranteed Attraction.
The Sweeney Alvido Minstrels will be
the attraction at the opera house Au
gust 22. This, the third annual tour of
the above popular attraction, has won
for itself a reputation for giving a first
class performance, which consists of ar
tistic acti by all members of the com
pany. Our comedians are great, the
Bingers the best, and the olio of acts are
original by the following well-known
eastern artists, whose ability is unques
tioned: The Howards, Rosooeand Sims,
Frank Fay, the Valderes.Giulio Rosetti,
Kalacratus, and others. See the great
golf parade at noon headed by Prof. Kau
Springwater Grange held a pleasant
ice cream and cake social Saturday, the
object being to obtain funds toward the
erection of a new Grange hall. The
proceeds were $26.
The attraction to be at the opera house
August 22 will be Sweeney Alvido Min
strels with operatic band and orchestra.
Manager George H. Sweeney and his
excellent attraction has met with finan
cial success everywhere they have ap
peared all of which is surfieien
guarantee the show is first-class.
The press has lauded this attraction
with unsought fo. complimentary no
tices ;for every act and every novel
ty, including all members oi the com
pany introduced. The olio is headed by
the following artists who are special
features: Roscoe & Sims, musical kings;
Frank Fay, black face comedian ; the
Howards, Binning and dancing come
dians; theValdares, the wonderful acro
bats and Giulio Rosetti, operatic tenor
with illustrated songs. These with six
comedians, six singers and Professor
Maurer's operatic band and orchestra
will lead the Golf Parade at noon on day
of show. Don't fail to witness it.
A special meeting of the city council
and a committee of the whole was held
Wednesday evening to make several
necessary amendments to the ordinance
admitting the franchise for the proposed
electric railway of Water street. The
matter of selling a certain lot to A. W .
Cheney was laid over.
Company A, O. N. G.,soon begins tar
get practice on the West Side. This is
as much a part of the duty of every mil
itiamen as is anything else and when
the new revolving target is set up, which
will be very soon, the men will practice
shooting every Sunday morning.that be
ing the only day when all the men are
O A. ST O H.X Am
lhe Kind You Hav Always Bouffl
Can't be done with
poor tools. Good
paper, good ink,
good pens are ne
don't cost but a
trifle more than
trashy stuff when
you get them here.
We have 42 styles
of steel pens, are
agents for the
Also the widely ad'
Your choice of these
two styles, equal to any
other $3.00 kind, for
Mail orders from our
out of town friends will