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OREGON CITY COURIER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1902.
I ress S Stnsation,
New snowflakes, knickerbockers, Bannockburns and heather I
cloths, all late arrivals, 42, 56, 58 and 60-inch-cloths, superb t
X new weaves that just arrived from the world's best looms.
OUR PRICE ON THE ABOVE GOODS
50c, $1.15, $1.23, $1.53, $1.73
A yard all exclusive patterns and designs,
ever quoted on first-class material.
The lowest prices
It isn't a question of profits
Nowadays with us, It is a question of selling goods. Our in
tention is to impress on your mind that we lead all competitors
when it comes to selling fine dress goods. Every well-informed
lady in the City of Portland and State of Oregon knows that we
are leaders in high-class dress'goods goods which we guarantee
to the trade.
McAllen & McDonnell
EXCLUSIVE DRY GOODS IMPORTERS
THIRD and MORRISON - . . PORTLAND, OREGON t
W. H. Burghardt, of Salem, waa in
Oregon Oity Saturday.
Abel Merease, of Forest Grove, waa
visiting; frienda in Oregon Oity last
Mias Guaaie Maddock, of this city,
visited her mother at the Portland Sani
Mias Grace ftiarahall, of New Era, vis
ited her sister, Mrs. T. F. Ryan, of this
city, Saturday and Sunday.
B id Dimick, of Portland, was a guest
of his cousin in Oregon Oity, the honor
able G. B. Dimick, on Monday.
Willie and Harry Westover had the
pleasure of taking dinner with Mayor
Dimick and his wite on Monday.
Henry Jackson, the humorous peddler
of meat in years gone by, was in the city
iast week. Henry ahowa the frost of
John Gleasou, of this city, left Mon
day mirning for Eaatern Oregon, to
finish up the wool business for this aea
aon. Miss Oda Randall, of Newport, who
has been visitiDg with relatives iu this
city, returned to her home Saturday
Miss Helen Gleason, principal of the
Brown's school, New Era, visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gleason, of
this city, Sunday.
Phil Marq iam, of Marq'um, claims
to have discovered the secret of living a
thousand years. The story of Mathusa
leh may, after all, be literally true.
R. 0. Grim,of Needy, and his nephew,
of Aurora, were in the city on Monday
and paid the Courier office a pleasant
visit. Each of them are prominent
ranchers of their especial localities.
Mra. G. W. Scramlin, of Macknburg,
Or., who baa been in St. Vincent ho8
pital at Portland, has returned home
very much improved In health. She
was a patient of Dr. E. A. Sommer.
Will H. Walker.an erstwhile lawyer in
this city and populist candidate for attorney-general
of the state, is located in
Tygh Valley, Eaatern Oregon. He ia
teaching school and raising a family and
is as Lappy aa a clam at high tide.
George W. Green, of Ulackamaa, who
has been ranching in Eastern Oregon for
the oast few years, has moved back to
the Willamette valley to locate for a
couple of years and educate his chil
dren. He has been a citizen of Kingsley
en the eastern side and has proven up
on hia homestead of 160 acre. II? js
now a resident of the town of Clacka
mas. C. M. Langdon, of Somerset, Ken
tucky, was in Oregon City on last Satur
day sightseeing and taking a look around
at the great resources and attractions of
this part of the Willamette valley. Mr.
Langdon left Kentucky on October the
8th, and has been traveling on the coast
since that time. He has spent moat
of hia time in Washington and ia de
lighted with the coast in general, tie
will go from here to California, reaching
home in the late winter.
W. II, Hearn, of Antelope, Wasco
county, who was once upon a time a
citizen of this county, and who has a
brother living in the Molalla country,
has been visiting hia brother and look
ing around in this part of the world for
the past week. Mr. Hearn is extensively
engaged in stock farming in Eastern
Oregon ; but recently sold put hia ranch
aad is looking around for a location and
may again become a citizen of this
Justice of the Peace George Aden, of
Staffoid, waa in the city last Friday on
business. While here Mr. Aden saw
one of his Pleasant Hill neighbors plead
guilty to grand larceny aad take hia
enteoco to t ie "pen". The young fel-
m iiionm jfwav
are glad our customers are getting
more and more inclined to buy their
holiday presents earlier than in the
past. Those who begin to look around a
month before Xmas instead of a week get
altogether the best assortment to select from.
The store is not so crowded and we can give
you much better attention now than two
weeks later. Come in at least and take a look.
Collar and Cuff Sets
Perfume Juvenile Books
For those who are making up
their own presents:
Mat Board, all eliades
Celluloid in Sheets
Decorated Crepe Tissue
Flower Tissue Glass, all sizes
Calender Card Mounts
C. Q. Huntley W. A. Huntley
Book of Joyous Children Jas.
Chatterbox for 4902
The Virginians Owen Wister
The Splendid Idle Fortys Ger
Emmy Lou Mis. Madden
Political History of U. S.
Intrusion of Peggy-Anthony Hope
History of American People
Just So Stories Kipling
Fortunes of Oliver Horn F, Hop-
Capt. Macklin Richard Harding
Ranpom'a Tally Richard Harding
The Two Van revels Booth Tark
ington Donovan Pasha Gilbert Parker
Letters from a Sel'-Made Mer
chant to His Son
All except net booka sold at a dis
count from publisher's prices.
Aek for our free catalogue of new
nnnni in nnirF
low bears the name of Lewis and pur
loined a 32-caliber revolver. He was ar
rested by James Turner, constable for
district No. 1, and on order of the prose
cuting attorny he was brought to Ore
goo City for trial. He pleaded guilty and
was sentenced by Judge McBride to two
years in the penitentiary. Mr. Aden is
a vigorous official and is making a good
record at Stafford.
Durand Fielda.bookkeeper in the First
National Bank of Portland, was visiting
the family of Charles Albright on
Saturday evening. Mr. FieldB is a Ken
tuckian, having migrated from Sadie
ville, Kentucky, to Portland about
eleven months agj. He has been in the
banking buaineaa at Portland for some
months past, and the outlook for the fu
ture is very bright for him indeed. His
mother and sisters came out t ) the coast
with him. Mr. Fields ia only twenty-
five years old, but was a cashier in a
bank in Kentucky before he came t0
Oregon. He came from an adjoining
county to that from which the editor of
the Courier hailes, and is a nephew of
Mr. Fielda, the superintendent of this
diviaion of the Southern Pacific rail
road. He may be aeen in Oregon City
often in the future.
I LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Nick Motiaon has opened a chop house
opposite the Courier office. j
It is Bometimea expensive to let cat
tle run at large. The poundmaster cor
ralled 12 head on Saturday.
The traction engine of Shannon Bros,
ia pumping away at the Willamette.
They keep a six-inch btream running all
day to keep the water down for the laborers-
on the foundation for the new
mill of the Crown Paper Company.
The quarterly meeting services for
Oregon City charge, M. E. Church,
South, will be held on the 22d and 23d
of this month at Currinaville. Preach
ing both Saturday and Sunday by Rev.
E. L. Fitch, P, E., of CorvalliB. Busi
ness meeting at 2:30 p. m. Saturday.
The new school room in the Eastham
school building haa at last been finished
and fitted up and was occupied on Mon
day morning by Miss Grace Meldrum
aa teacher. The school has been very
much crowded and the new room will
give a big relief to the overcrowded pu
pils. One of the Baxter boya living at Green
Point, narrowly escaped drowning last
week. He waa out on the river at night
with Jim Baxter fishing, w.hen their
boat8trucka rock ao violently that it
upset and both were pitched out into
the ice-cold water. Jim reached safety
without difficulty, but the other's feet
and legs had become numb and useless
before he reached shore, saving himself
by vigorous arm movements.
The entertainmant given on Friday
night by the ladies of Mount Pleasant at
the schoolhouse for the benefit of the
sidewalk fund,waaa grand success.
The sum of $20 was realized and this
with the other sum i netted heretofore
will soon be used for the building of the
sidewalk, which haa ao long been needed
between this place and Mount Pleasant.
The good women of Mount Pleasant de
serve a great deal of credit for the work
they have done to raise the amount re
quired. The Democrats of the Molalla pre
cinct are arranging a meeting for Satur
day afternoon, December 13th, next.
They propose to have an old-fashioned
luve-foaBt and discuss ways and means
of getting closer together and making
winning fights in the future. The writer,
J. II. Westover, has accepted an invita
tion to be present and make an address
to the citizens of Molalla at that time.
The meeting will be at the Grange hall
and will be called to order at one o'clock
by W. H. Vaughn, or the chairman of
the district democracy.
The opening of the magnificent new
drug store of Huntley Broi. on last Sat
urday was more than a auccesa. The
new hou e of these enterprising citizens
of Oregon City is a beauty in every par
ticular. Their store room is as lovely a
place H8 can be found in the state. Large
and roomy, built espe;ial!y for the busi
ness, and in every way arranged to ac
commodate the trade and filled with the
choicest lines of drugs, druggist's sun
dries, books, and the many other things
they carry in Btock, the store room pre
sents a novel and charming appearance.
All day long on Saturday their houee
was crowded with sightseers, and until
late in the night the people crowded in
and out of their store looking at the
lovely store room and the thousand of
things arranged tastefully for their in
spection. Cigars were served to the
gentlemen, souvenirs given to the hdies
and children, and music to make joyous
the hearts of all. It was a dsy long to
be remembered by Huntley Bros. The
Courier hopes that they will live long
To be Given Away
THIS IS HOW WE DO IT
With every Ten Men's Suits or Overcoats we sell, we will
Give Away a Ten Dollar Greenback,
With very Ten Boy's Suits or Overcoats we will Give
Away a Five Dollar Greenback.
Last year we gave away several hundred dollars, and hun
dreds of our customers can testify to the facts. We not only
Give this money away, but also give the Best Values in men's
and boy's and children's clothing in the city.
. These have already received presents. See their receipts and
the money in our windows: )
E. E. STOESSEL, Salem, $10.00 '
ROY W. WHITNEY, 106 Mason Street, $10.00
E. W. JONES, Camas, Wash., $10.00
ELMER NYE, Woodlawn, $10.00
HENRY B. DAY, Dayton, Wash., $10.00
ELMER SMITH, 346 Couch St., $ 5.00
W. E. MITCHELL, 63 Oak St., $ 5.00
MRS. O. M. CROUCH, Montavilla, $ 5.00
' SARAH GRIFFITH, 164 Grand Av. N., .'....$ 5.00
MRS. CHAS. HAYES, 171 Stanton St., $ 5.00
A. D. WOLFER, Hubbard, $' 5.00
WHEN YOU SEE IT IN OUR AD, IT'S 5
Moijer Clothing Company
THIRD AND OAK STREETS PORTLAND, OREGON
Event of the Season.
The Clara Mathes Company present
ing the latest dramatic successes, which
opens a week's engagement at the Shively
opera house Monday evening, Decem
ber 1st, is without a doubt one of the
finest amusement events ever offered
the pleasure loving people of Oregon
City, aa no repertoire attraction haa re
ceived such universal approval of both
press and public, as has the popular
Clara Mathes and her supporting com
pany of thespians. The following no
tice from the La Grande Observer shows
the favor in which the company is held :
"Manager Steward made a tenstrike
when he booked the Clara Mathes com
pany. 8eldom does a company give
Bach universal satisfaction. The play
last evening was an exceptionally strong
one and required more than usual abil
ity, but the company demonstrated that
they were thoroughly capable of giving
a creditable performance. The costumes
worn by the ladies are marvels of beauty
and elegance, the stage settings al! new
F6r the opening play in this city Miss
Mathes will present the New York suc
cess, "Among the Philippines," a beau
tiful story based on the recent Philippine
difficulties. The play contains a liberal
imount of dramatic incident, a pretty
love Btory of a Red Cross nurse and no
end of fresh crisp comedy. Miss Mathes
will be seen in the character of a Bed
Cross nurse. Specialties will be intro
duced between acta by Misa Emma
Mathea. Oewald Roberts, Rowe and
Cleveland, the Lawrences and Bert Van
Cleve. Prices for the engagement will
be the lowest possible figure.
YOU MAY NOTKNOW IT
Bat the Best Stock of First-Class
, Goods to be Found at Bottom
Prices in Oregon City is at
I HARRIS' GROCERY
Strayed from Borings-
Strayed, a cow and calf cow 3 years
old in spring, mostly white with red on
neck and head and some red spots on
body, ear marks two splits In right ear,
cow has long straight horns wide apart.
Calf red spotted steer with ear marks
the same as cow. Any one notifying
the owner will receive $5. Cow had
small bell tied with a rope when last
C. F. Kestehson, '
Court Robin Hood Nt. 9,Foreeters
Circuit Court Items.
granted by Judge McBride during the , of America, will give their seventeenth
Fred W. Burnett was granted a di
vorce from Emma Burnett on Monday.
The defendant Was given the custody of
the minor child.
In the case of Ella M. Rock wood
againet Henry M. Jackson, defendant
was given nntil January next in which
to file grounda for a new trial.
annni hall at the Armory uaii on
Thanksgiving evening. Great pwpara
tions have been made by the "boys" for
this annual revel of the disciples of terp'
sichore. Their balls in the past have
been delightful and pleasant in the ex'
treme, and great preparations have been
made to mae this one a grand succees,
Everybody ia invited.
BILLS OF EXCHANGE
issue Bills of Exchange, payable
in nearly every country of the
The Bank of Oregon City.
THE BEST IS
m tne f'l
We carry the best in our various
lines to be found in Oregon City
The Time to Save Money I
Is when the orportunity presents itself
time is now, the place is our store m
Ten per cent discount every day at our
store on Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes
m Come and see us it will do you good gs
G. W. GRACE,
The Dry Goods and Grocery Man