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OREGON ' '01 2,-1903."
THE OLD COUNTRY
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
HUNTLEY BROS. Druggists and Booksellers HUNTLfcY dKUj.
Commencing the New Year Right
We have made some good resolutions for 903 that will interest every man,
woman and child in this County.
THIS STORE MUST BE KNOWN AS THE QUALITY STORE.
No. 1 We will handle no articles that have the appearance of a value they do
not possess articles made to sell.
No. 2- We will cheerfully refund the money for every purchase that does -not q
prove exactly as represented or ior any article returned ior any reason
- in good condition within a reasonable length of time. '
No. 3 We will treat the smallest child with the same considertion as the biggest o
man and extend the same courtesy to the oc purchase as to tne o.vu one. q
No. 4 We propose to make this the most economical the most satisfactory-
the pleasantest place in this county to trade so much so that you will
come out of your Way to trade here.
On your part we ask only that if you have a grievance against this store, ;g
don't cherish it. Tell us about it we will make it right. Mistakes will occur g
but we are always anxious to rectify them. Don't be disatisfied with a transac- g
tion any longer than it takes you to get back here and tell one of the proprietors g
SPECIAL FOR ONE WEEK ONLY
Saturday the 3rd to Friday the 9th.
SEE THEM IN OUR WINDOW.
We have too many Mirrors left Can't
afford to carry them all. If there is another
one wanted in your home this is your chance.
Reg. Price Cut Price
Large Oval Black Frame $4 5 $2 90
" Triplicate Mirrors 0 00 . 4 5
Oval Easel Back Mirrors 2 00 1 2o
Triple " 3 50 2 40
" 3 20 2 30
Square " " 3 25 2 45
All 75c and 85c " S
25cand35C f . 7
Triple Mirrors are the very latest designs In hand
some frames of Oak, Ebony and Foxwood.
The popular new ornamental cooking ware.
Handsome enough for any table strong en
ough to withstand the heat of the oven.
Everybody exclaimed at the low prices we
marked these goods for the holidays. Buy
'em this week for j3 less than regular.
6 Inch Pudding Dish .12 4 in. Custard Cups 60c dz.
7 " " " .i5 5 in. Sherred Eggs 75c dz.
8 " " " .19 Cracker Jar 25c
9 " " .25 Butter Dish 35c
7 " Mixing Bowl .15 Oatmeal Set 22c
8 " " " .19 Small. Pitcher.... 15c
9 " " " .25 Med. " .... 20c
10 '! " " .33 Large " .... 35c
Pictures One-Half Ptice.
We are over stocked in Pictures framed and unframed Medallions
Platinum Prints Platinolypes 50 different designs A hundred differ
ent subjects. The cost of these goods will cut no figure in this sale
You may take your choice of any picture in this store at just
One-Half the Regular Price
A 25c bottle of Huntley's
White Pine Balsam will
stop it. Money back if it
DRUGGISTS AND BOOKSELLERS
You can afford to go out
of your way to have
your prescriptions put up
here if you want pure
Job! Brothers have put a now roof on
the old bouse of the late John My era.
Mr. Turney won the turkey. No one
could shoot more points than his 198. .
On account of the bad weather
and the Influx of outsiders, the sup
ply of common labor is greater in the
city than the demand. ,
Born, to the wile of John Staley ou
Decembei 22, 1902, a girl. The little
infant died the day of its birth. The
mother is doing well. (
The Spring water correspondent writes
under date of Dec. 22 that one inch of
snow fell that day, and that a number
of big gray wolves had been seen in that
The quarantine of the Hoffman home,
where there has been three cases of
smallpox, was raised last week by the
health authorities, who declare tnere is
no further danger of the disease spread-
Mrs. N. E. Smith brought suit for di-
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vorce against ner nuuuu, aioiovu
Smith, last week, on the grounds of
cruel and inhuman treatment. They
were married in Portland March 10,
Mayor U. B. Dimick and Geo. L.
Story have moved their law office from
the Stevens block to rooms 2 and 3 in
the Garde block, up stairs. They are
now very conveniently and coBily situ
ated and would like for their friends to
rir Tmnfila Freeman has removed
from his office in the Willamette build
ino tn new ' and more commodious
Quarters in the Garde building. Dr
Vraman and Dr. Strickland will have
their offices together in the Garde build
The Cantata. "Christmas Angels,"
which was eiven at the Presbyterian
church Christmas eve, will be repeated
this evening for the benefit of those who
did not have the opportunity ot hear
int,hn first renditions. No admission
will be charged.
"We announced last week that the
teacher's meeting would be held at New
Era the first Saturday in January. Su-
norintfindfint Zinzer informs us that
there was an error in the print, and
that tho niBfitinir will be held the last
Saturday in January instead of the first
Emma B. Phillips brought suit for
a divorce against George B. .Phillips
her husband, in the circuit court Friday
on the grounds of desertion." They were
married at Seattle, Wash., in 1W0, and
defendant deserted plaintiff in May ,1901
The plaintiff asks custody of their child
On account of the special local rates
on the Southern Pacific from this point
to Portland, passengers often stop off
here in the evening for a minute or two
to buy tickets, but they not by any
means always get them. They get
fooled, and that's where the fun comes
If you wish to send money to the "Old Country" you can do
so easily and cheaply through this bank We issue drafts
payable in nearly all countries
THE BANK Of OREGON CITY
OREGON CITY, OREGON
F. A. N. Franklin, of Molalla, was in
H. A. Jacobs, of La Center, is reen
tered at the Electric.
J. E. Toby, of Newberg, paid Oregon
City a visit last week.
S. S. Blitz, of Denver, Colo., was here
on business last week .
Walter Hinman, of Butteville, was in
town Friday of last week.
Captain H. L. Kelly spent Christmas
-with his parents in this city .
Sam Ofneo, of Chicago, was in Oregon
City on business laBt week.
C. R. Miller, of Highland, was in
Portland Tuesday on business.
M. C. Baker, of Stafford, was here on
business the first of the week .
T. B. Masters, of St. Louis, was reg-
iste red at the Electric Sunday.
A. T. Knight, of Canby, was doing
business in this city Saturday.
Mrs. Nannie Perkins, of Salem was
visiting in Oregon City Sunday.
A. J. Miller, of Garfield, was In town
on business the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Blckle, of Stafford,
were in town Saturday shopping.
C. H. Marshall, wife and son arrived
irom Los Angeles, Calif., Friday.
James Fellows, of Highland, paid our
city a visit the first of the week.
M. Mallory, organizer for the Order of
Pendo, was in this city Monday.
Mrs. Tabor, of Mt. Pleasant, is viait
inir with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Miller.
f Peter Wink, of New Era, was
visiting friends in Oregon City Monday.
Carl Hahenbach, of Tillamook, was in
this city the first of the week on business.
V. F. Kirk, of Beaver Creek, was in
-Oregon City on business the first of the
W . Hughes and wife.of Beaver Creek,
were in Oregon City
h. T Willis, of Portland, was mixing
!,h ihA citiiens of Oregon City last
Mrs. Captain Evans spent Christmas
Mrs. Houston, in
J. R. Wheat and Joseph Cady, of
Portland, were in town the first of the
week on business.
Miss Lizzie Jones, of Portland, was
visiting friends and relatives in this city
the first of the week.
George B. West and J. W. Wetmore,
of Portland, were in Oregon City on
Dr. Casto left for Linn county on
Christmas evening for the purpose of
doing Grange work. 1
A. A. Price, M. Sugarman and S. Da
noeky were visiting in the neighborhood
of Breeze hill Sunday.
M. M. Price will leave for The Dalles
this week, where he will engage in busi
ness with his brother.
Misses Lillie and Alvina Horn enter
tained a number of frienda at a card
party Friday evening.
Mlsa Anna Welch, of Portland, has
been the guest of her aunt, MrB. K. L,
Newton, during the holidays.
Karl Caufield, of Seattle, has been the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David
Caufield, during the holidays.
Mrs. Franks, Misses Maggie Tyre and
Emma Jones, all of Portland, were Ore
gon City visitors the first of the week.
Sherman J. Buford returned Christ
mas morning from California cities,
where he has been for the past month.
Joseph Sears and wife, who have been
in Eastern uregon tor tne past several
months, returned to Oregon City last
Sherman Buford, who has been in
Sacramento, Cal., for the past several
weeks, returned to Oregon City last
M. Michael will shortly leave for Ba
ker City, in Eastern Oregon, when he
will probably invest in a large furniture
Miss Matilda Blankisch and Edna
Wise, of Portland, were the guests of
friends in Oregon City Saturday and
J. B. Madison, of Highland, former
owner 01 tne sawmill at tnat place, bas
been in Oregon City the past week on
Mrs: Harry Harding returned home
Wednesday from Watertown, N. Y., ac
companied by her daughter, Mrs. A. J,
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Cheney and son
returned from McKee, Or . , Saturday
night, after a few days' visit with MrB.
Mrs. M.E. Biles, of Portland, and
daughter. Mrs. Samuel Maddock, uf
Astoria, visited the former's sister, Mrs.
F. L. Cochran, Sunday.
J. A. Ackerraan, state superintendent
of schools, was in town Saturday and
spent a pleasant day with Superintend
ent Zinser and other acquaintancess.
Miss Florence ;Smyth, a charming
young lady of Vancouver, waB the guest
of her sister, Miss Cleo Smith, last week,
and left for home Monday afternoon.
Judge Thomas F, Ryan was in Silver-
ton Monday evening and night assisting
the encampment of the Odd Fellows
lodge in that city in conferring several
Al. Milln, in the milling business at
Albany, spent Christmas evening with
his brother, Arthur Milln, headmiller at
the Imperial. Al's beard has become
white Bince he lived here.
George and Heiny Fox, of. Portland,
who both occupy responsible positions
as employes of the Southern Pacific
Company, visited their relatives and
friends in this city on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. II. Cromer, of Spring
water, were the guests of Mrs. Orotner's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewellen,
during the holidays. They returned to
their Springwater home Wednesday
Mrs. Bruce Curry has returned from
a week's visit with her sister in Port
land. While there her little son was
taken seriously ill and she was only
able to bring him home Monday even
M. Sugarman, who has been running
the junk store in the north end of town
will take a clerkship position with J. M
Price, the clothier, the first of the year
Mr. Sngarman's father will take charge
of the junk.
Mrs. Thornton, of the New England
Home, and two little twin daughters;
Beatrice and Marguerite, and daughter
Dorothy and son Ira, left Monday morn
ing for Albany, where they will visit
On Sunday last the Predestination Bap
tiefs held divine services at the home of
Mr. Preston. His baptism by immerBion
in the Abernethy by Rev. Bro. Moffat
made the occasion a memorable one for
! Mr. Preston.
The first rural free delivery route to
be established in Clackamas county will
be put in operation the first day of Jan
uary. It will start from Milwaukie and
run in towards Clackamas, taking in a
considerable part of that postoffice dis
On Monday four teams came in from
Wilhoit with 6200 pounds of bottled so
da water for Portland, 'luesaay tney
returned loaded with bottles. It takes
the teams from dawn till bedtime to
drag themselves and load through the
25 miles of slush between Wilhoit and
Three horizontal McOord waterwheels,
two of them as a pair in one frame on
ona shaft, are being installed in the
new pulp mill of the Crown Company.
The draft tube of the pair will be 26
feet lone and about six feet in diameter.
The combined capacity of the wheels
is about 600 horse power.
Carl G. Church, formerly of this city,
was married in Portland last week to
Miss Nellie Ely, of Walla Walla. The
wedding took place at the parsonage of
the Third Presbyterian church, Rev. A.
J. Montgomery officiating. The groom
the son of Mr. and Mra. G. W.
Church, old residents of Oregon City,
and is well and favorably known here
A small fire in the rear end of J. M.
Price's clothing store Monday afternoon
came near growing to laige dimensions
The fire was started by a defective flue,
The alarm was turned In and Cataract
Hose Company promptly responded, but
their services were not required, as the
fire was put out by the time they ar
Walter Gaskel, who has been.in the
Good Samaritan Hospital, PortlanJ, for
the past several months, on account of a
fracture of a bone in the leg, was ope
rated on a short time ago by Dr. 80m
merof this city. Last week he came
home cured as a result of the operation
A bone eight inches in lengthjwas re'
moved from the leg.
Ida M. Hale, of this city, and Thomas
E. Trobell, of Marion county, were
united in matrimony at the home of
Macy E. Hall, Christmas day, at 7:30 p
m. Rev. C. C. Sperry tied the nuptia
knot lu a few well and eloquently spoken
words. A wedding feast was served to
the Invited guents, and many handsome
presents were tendered the newly-mated
pair. Tney win reeiae in wanon county.
Jailer Peter Nehren was the recipient
of a handsome rocking chair Christmas.
The chair was presented to him by Judge
Ryan, County Clerk Sleight, Sheriff
Shaver, Recorder Stevens, Assessor
Williams, Treasurer Oahill and Super
intendent Zinser. He returned the com
pliment later in the day by passing
around a box of fine cigars.
Oscar Forsberg, foreman of the boiler
room at the Willamette paper mill, took
seriously ill the day before Christmas
while on his way home. He was walk
ing on the board walk near Morey's
barn when he took sick and fell in an
unconscious condition. He was found
later by two women, who had him taken
to Bolton, where medical assistance waB
called. He is now convalescent.
The junk sale of land from the
delinquent tax list of 1898, has been
going on at the court houBe for che past
week. Something like a tnousanu
dollars has been realised from the sale.
Of this amount amount something like
$400 was realized from the sale of Glad
stone property and $175 from another
tract assessed to Joe Simon,
The Superintendent of public in
struction annonces that the next eighth
orrada examination for the various
counties of Oregon will be held January
28, 29 and SO, April 8, 9 and 10, May
20. 21. and 22 and June 17, 18 ana ia.
Examinations for county papers will be
hoM FahTniirv 11. 12 and 13 and for
state papers the same date.
There was an entertainment at the
Weet Side school on the 24lh given by
the school. A large crowd of the pa
trons were present to witness the cere
monies. The exercises were well ren
dered and a general good time was en
joyed by both patrons and pupils. The
West Side school has a hundred pupils.
There are three teachers.
An evidence of the fact that there are
many new families coming to Oregon,
and that Clackamas oounty Is receiving
her portion, is shown in the report of a
citizen of Highland. He told the Cour
ier last week that seven families from
other states had bought farms and lo
cated in his neighborhood witnin tne
past six weeks. There Is plenty of avail
able land In Clackamas county for the
The United States land office in this
city caused the cancellation of timber
entries in Tillamook county amounting
to 30,000 acrea, on the ground of fraud
and collusion between entrymen ana
parties who had arranged to buy the
lands on title being secured. Chas. E.
flays was the- principal contestant and
Robert Sturgeon was the principal con
testee. On Sturgeon's case the fate of
100 others depended.
A morphine fiend, known as "Crazy
Henry," was arrested Christmas even
ing and tried Saturday for lunacy and
ordered sent to the aBylum. The man
came to Oregon City from Eugene
fihriotmaa morninB bv boat. He haa
no sooner reached town than he com
mnncfid heeirinir on the streets. His ac
tions indicated that he was not 01 souna
mind and Judge Ryan ordered his ar
.at A hottle of morpmne anu boci
opium was found on his person.
Tn.ltrmP.nt was rendered in two cases
v ' D . . ,
againBt Thomas Hodge, wno recently
left Oregon City, leaving debts to the
amount of $282.75. In the case 01 James
Kiger against Hodge, the plaintiff was
given verdict for the sum of 159.20.
Kiser was Hodge's foreman in getting
out wood for the Crown Mill, and the
money was due him for wages. Ever
hard A Co. were given judgment for
$74.62. Hodge owed them for mer
chandise. Hodge's property has all
been attached, and it will about cover
Two weddings took place at the Pres
byterian church Monday at 11 o'clock,
uniting Mr. John Jones, of Beaver
Creek , and Mrs. Nancy A. Perkins, of
Salem. At the same oocurred the mar
riage of Mr. Jones' youngest daughter,
Emma, to Mr. George Bichel of Port
land, of Portland, Rev. Frank H. Mix
sell, pastor of the church, officiating at
both ceremonies. Only the immediate
friends of the bridal parties were pres
ent, Including Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Hughes, of Beaver Creek, who acted as
best man and lady for the former par
ties, while Marcus Baker, of Portland,
with Mrs. Franks, acted for the last
named. Friends were present in the
person of Mr. and Mrs. Bickel, the par
ents of Mr. Bickel, Miss Guyer and Mrs.
Hughes. The contracting parties will
makes their homes at Beaver Creek and
To Advertise th Vounty,
C. N. Plowman & Company, a local
real eatate firm, have contracted with a
local job office for the printing of 10,000
16-page circulars which will be sent
east for the purpose of advertisting
Clackamas county. It is thought that
the pamphlets' will assist in bringing
much immigration to this county. ' The
Courier will begin work next week on a
mammoth trade and advertising edition
which will be destined to assist In the
same cause, only on a more elaborate
scale. If trade justifies It the trade
edition of the Courier will be one of the
finest editions of the kind ever gotten
out by a county paper in Orf gon. We
will have in a few days samples of a
similar edition which we got up In
Kentucky, which was said to hae
eclipsed auytbing of the kind ever
undertaken In the south. Space in this
edition will be sold at reasonable rates.
Any one interested can get what in
formation they -vant by calling at this
WANTED To increase my list of farms
and lands for sale, jn all parts of the
county. Lands owned by non-residents
represented and sold. U. E. Cross, At
torney at Law .
INDIVIDUALS MONEY to Loan to
you at 6 per cent and 7 per cent on
land or chattels ; also a good farms for
sale worth $5000 each. $000 of city
money on approved security. John w.
Lodbu, Attorney-at-Law, Oregon City.
The Dentist: Beatie and Beutie are
the dentists in the Wetnhard building.
Their room Is number 6 to .
Send EOo to Alsert Tozler, Portland,
Ore., for printed list and addresses of
5000 Clackamas county voters. Oregon
City list 10 cents; Aurora, Canby, Bar
low, Oswego, 5 ctB ; others 2 cents, tf
Drob by Drob
You count with anxious care as you pour out the med
icine that may be the means of saving a dear one's life. Don't
you want the best medicine that can be had ? If so you should
go to the most RELIABLE and conscientious druggist, the
most up-to-date druggist who has up-to-date; :drugs and
We have no desire to be known as "cheap druggists"
We want the public to think of this store zi a reliable place.
We offer our customers Safety, Economy and Reliability.
Safety is the results of selling only the highest grade of
drugs' that money can buy Economy results from our small
This is our great combination
Safety. Economy and Reliability.
Physicians prescription our specialty.
HWE1L1L &f JONES,
Chambers Howell Ln E. Jones
with ber mother,