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OREGON CITY COURIER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1903.
Miss Hazel Pilsbury, ol Portland, vis
ited friends in Oregon City last week.
Dr. M. ft Strickland returned home
3ast week from New York, where he has
been for the past few months taking a
poet-graduate coarse. He was snow
bonnd at Sidney, Nebraska, for two
days, and delayed by the switchmen's
strike on the Union Pacific at Cheyenne.
Mr. and Mrs. Grace entertained a
.number ot their friends at a social party
Monday evening. The social was a
church social given to the Presbyterian
church. Misses Horn and Fairclough
and the minister, Mr. Mixsell, furnished
diversion in the way of vocal music.
Refreshments were served at a late
On Sunday afternoon, the aged Eev.
Bro. Matthews, who was accompanied
by the majority of his congregation, by
request of Mrs. Susan Porter, aged 88
years and unable to leave her room,
held divine services at the home of W.
H. H. Samson. Mrs. Porter is a pio
neer of 1850 and the mother of Mrs.
Mrs. Thomas Armstrong and sister,
Mrs. John Armstrong, are visiting their
mother, Mrs. Michael Davoren, at
Clackamas this week. Mrs. Davoren is
an Australian by birth, having come
from the land of Kangaroos in 1872, set
tling at Sunnyside. While away the
Mesdames Armstrong will visit their Bis
ters, Mrs, James Cruikshank.
William Bryan, of Molalla, was a
caller at the Courier office Saturday and
ordered the Courier sent back East to
one of his good friends, who is a staunch
republican. Mr. Bryan has recently
returned from a visit to his native state,
Ohio. He thinks that he will not long
remain a resident of Oregon, at least of
the west of the mountains country, be
cause of the state of his health.
The Stanford Mandolin and Glee Club
gave a most enjoyable concert Saturday
.evening at Shively's opera bouse under
the auspices of Clackamas Council, No.
3007, Royal Arcamfm. At the close of
the concert the clubs were given a recep
tion at Willamette hall by Clackama
council. The guests were entertained
by dancing and refreshments and at the
close the clubs sang several songs of wel
John j tiolcolmt), a larm band, wa
held up on the Molalla road just outside
of town S iturday night and relieved of
$4.50 in change. He was driving along
in a buggy when two men stepped into
the road and demanded that he hand
over his moiiey. Holcomb told the men
- that he had not a cent. He was made
to get out of the buggy and one of the
these fancy pieces, and can be supplied at any time. If you wish table silver,
including Carving Sets and all sizes of Knives, Forks and Spoons in one pattern,
purchase the "1847 Rogers Bros." ware "Silver Plain that Wears."
Start with a few pieces, add others at your convenience, and you will be surprised
how easily and quickly your table will be supplied with all the necessary articles
in the best grade of silver plate made.
We carry a large assortment of these ware in stock, also Tea
Sets, Baking Dishes, Butter Dishes, Fruit Baskets, Cake Baskets, Etc.
Let us show you the latest patterns.
BURMEISTER & ANDRESEN
The Oregon City Jewelers.
Suspension Bridge Corner
highwaymen went through his pockets.
Four dollars and a half were found.
After haying been relieved of his money
Holcomb was allowed to proceed to his
home. There is no clew as to who the
guilty parties are.
D. W. Kinnaird, an old resident of
Oregon City.whohas been holding down
a good job with Uncle Sam for the past
half dozen years as inspector of govern
ment surveys, is at home for the balance
of the winter, enjoying shaking hands
with old friends and making new ones.
Mr. Kinnaird has been in the southern
and eastern part of the state forthe past
few months, checking up behind the
contract surveyors. He occupies one of
the most responsible positions in the
government service and holds his iob
down with great eclat. He is a coori
fellow, well liked by all who have the
pleasure of his acquaintance.
Mrs. Allan Ellsworth, of Portland.
was an Oregon City visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. J. M. Lawrence, of Portland, vis
ited her mother, Mrs. O. fO. T. Wil
liams, during the week;
Harry Barret, who .has been snendinir
the holidays with friends in Oregon
City, has returned to Portland to resume
his studies at the Portland Business Col
Mrs. O. H. McCutchan. of Stockton.
Calif., is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. F. O'Neill.
Judge J. H. Westover. wife and sonn
and R. L. JFestover local editor of the
Courier were the guests of Mayor Grant
B. Dimick and his eood wife at dinner
on New Years day.
Hon. Oorwin D. Shanir. a leadinelaw-
yerof the city of Seattle, passed throueh
Oregon City last week on his way home
from a trip through the Middle Western
States, and stopped with his brother,
W. M. Shank, the undertaker, for a
Mr. A. J. Walker, of Mayville,
Eastern Oregon and who once lived in
this valley Is visaing his brother, A.
Walker and his daughter, Mrs. Ferd
Ourren of Elyville. Mr. Walker is a
carpenter and says that all kinds of
business in Eastern Oregon is very fair
Mrs. J. W. Currin, of Ely, is ill.
Dr. Beard will establish his' office in
the Charman block.
Miss Annie English, of Clatskani",
is tke guest of the Misses Albright.
Wiley May, of Ely, celebrated New
Year's day by laying the foundation
timbers for his new houses.
Mrs. P. Roberts' son, Robert, has
been ill for four years and m there is no
possibility of his recovery the outlook of
mother and son into the new year is in
31847 ROGERS BR0S
I WCAL NEWS ITEMS f
A marriage license was granted to
James Parrish and Mary Walton
The Oregon City football team and
the Portland Stars are engaged in a
game of football as we go to press.
The Mothers' Club will meet at the
home of Mrs . Brownell in the afternoon
of January 8th, at 2 :30.
The other day, there was brought to
light in Pope & .Co.'s store a lot of E. B,
Manning's Britania ware, patented in .
1862, which came to Oregon around the
Lard titles examined and abstracts,
made. I guarantee to defeat any tax
title or tax deed in Clackamas co unty
otherwise no charge made. Money
G. B. Dimick, Lawyer,
Oregon City, Or.
County Clerk F. A. Sleight says the
proportion of marriage licenses to the
number of divorce suits filed during the
year 1902 in Clackamas county are about
75 to 50. Of the divorce suits filed,
however, a major portion comes from
Multnomah and other counties in the
G. H.Young, of the firm of Dickson
& Young, salooniBts, has bought his
partner's interest in the business and
will have sole control of the house
in the future. Mr. Young proposes to
make extensive improvements in the
place and invites all his friends to come
in and see him.
Chas. Stewart, an eld and honorable
citizen of the Carus community, was in
town Tuesday and paid the Courier a
pleasant call, renewing his subscription
for a couDle of vears in advance. Mr.
Stewart is a Buckeye by birth, but left
his native state more than forty years
ago. While a native of the great repub
lican state of Ohio, he is a staunch Dem
ocrat and a great admirer of Bryan. Mr.
Stewart has lived in the Webfoot state
only three years, having lived in Dakota
and Missouri the remainder of the time
since leaving Ohio.
The mask ball at the Armory, given
by the Lea Papillons Club of this city,
was attended by a large number of in
vited guests on the night of the 27th
There were many elaborate costumes,
both comic and fancy, on the floor. The
music was fine and the dancing was
good. The music was furnishd by Tur
ner's orchestra and was very good. The
Lea Papillons dancing club is composed
of five of Oregon City's most prominent
young society men, viz : Wm. Marshall,
Cbas. Babcock, Mort Latourette, Chae,
Suhram and Tom Meyers.
A reunion of the Boylan family was
held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Green
last Tuesday evening. Almost half of
the various branches of the family in
Clackamas county were present. The
evening was spent in relating reminis
cences of other days, while music and
singing went far towards making the
time fly more swiftly. All present re
ported themselves as exceedingly well
satisfied with the reunion, and all cla im
to have enjoyed themselves greatly.
The Boyles family in Clackamas county
number something like two hundred,
and they probably have more relatives
in Clackamas county than any other
family in it.
The mask ball at the Armory, given
by Turney, the photographer, Christmas
night, was very largely attended and
was a highly successful affair. Many
elaborate costumes were worn by the
assembled merry-makers some showy,
some comic, some grotesque, and the
hours sped away very swiftly indeed.
Prizes were awarded for the fanciest
costumes and for the most comic. The
first prize was won by Mrs. Butler for a
fancy costume. Second by Ike Turney,
while the comic prizes were carried off
by Mrs. Mack and Walter McOulley.
The dancers enjoyed a very pleasant
night and the morning hours were com
ing on apace when the last guest de
parted. Ladies' wrappers, $1 and up at the
Racket store. 1
For a bad taste in the mouth take a
few doses of Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets. Price 25 cents. War
ranted to cure. For sale by G. A. Hard
ing. M. Justin will open a paint shop be
tween the junk store and Weisner's
photograph gallery. He was former
ly situated, in the Methodist
church building. In his new place he
will handle wall paper.Jpaints, oil
and lieno, the wall finish.
The Lord's Supper will be commem
orated at the Congregational church
next Sunday morning. Mrs. Wiggins
will sing a solo. In the evening Pastor
Bollinger will preach a New Year's ser
mon on the theme "Come out from un
der the Juniper Trees." The choir will
be strengthened and good muBic will ba
be the aim of the new year.
"Some time go my daughter caught a
severe cold. She complained of pains in
her chest and had a bad cough. I gave
her Chamberlain's Cough Remedy ac
cording ;to directions and in two days
was well and able to go to school . I
have used this remedy in my family for
the past seven years and have never
known it to fail," says James Prender-
gast, merchant, Annato Bay, Jamaica,
West India Islands. The pains injthe
cheet indicated an approaching attack
of pneumonia,, which was undoubtedly
warded off by Chamberlain's J Cough
Remedy. It counteracts any tendency
of a cold toward pneumonia. Sold by
G. A. Harding. '
Positively Belling at cost at the Racket
Remarkable Cure of Croup,
A Little .Bey'S Life Saved.
I have a few words to say regarding
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. "5t
saved my boy's life and feel that I can
not praise it enough. I bought a bottle
of it from A. E. Steere, of .Goodwin, S.
D., and when I got home with it the
poor baby could hardly breathe. I gave
the medicine as ;directed every ten min
utes until he' "threw up" and then I
thought sure he was going to choke to
death. We bad to pull the phlegm out
of his mouth in great long stringers. I am
positive that if I had not got that bottle
of cough medicine, my boy would not be
on earth today. Joel Demont, Inwood,
Iowa. For sale by G. A. Harding.
Letter List '
Following is the list of letters remain
ing in the Oregon City, postoffice,
Jan. 1, 1903.
Women's List Miss Lena Bany.Miss
Clara Dayis, Mrs E F Freeman, Mrs Met-
tilda Jones, Miss Pearl Nolan, Mrs Rna
Hoths, Mrs Clara Wolde,
Men's List James Adams, Geo D
Riggs, Wm Bunch, J H Bryant, Henry
Cadonau, W W Durill, Waldo 0 Danel
son, Mat Eckstrahd, Capt A F Flana
gan, L M Helig, 2, S A Leatherwood, R
N Morris, 2, George Rennoldson, Ossie
Riches, J 0 Stewart, J Simmons,George
Way, John Wiggans, Watson & Gab-
G. F. noRTON, P. M.
The Secret f Long Life.
Consists in keeping all the main or
gans of the body in healthy, regular ac
tion, and in quickly destroying deadly
disease germs. Electric Bitters regu
late stomach, liver and kidneys, purify
the blood, and give a splendid appttlte,
They work wonders in curing kidney
troubles, lemale complaints, nervous
diseases, constipation, dyspepsia and
malaria. Vigorous health and strength
always follow their use. Only 50 cents,
guaranteed by Geo. A. Harding, drug'
A Cure for Lumbago,
W. C. Wliliamson, of Amherst, Va.,
says : "For more than a year I suffered
from lumbago. I finally tried Cham
beriain s 1 am Isalm and it gave me en
tire relief, which all other remedies had
failed to do. Sold by Geo. A, Harding.'
WHAT LOCAL LODGES ABE
Items of Interest From Various
Secret Orders in Clackamas
I. O. O. F. Nine candidates were
taken through the degree work in the
encampment at Silverton Monday night.
Judge Ryan, of this city, was present
and assisted in conferring the degrees.
Nearly the whole night was consumed
in putting the work on. "
TheRebekahs had a watch meeting
Wednesday night to witness the pass
ing of another year. The time waB
passed in plajing whist. ,
The Oddfellows of Molalla are talking
of organizing a lodge at that place at an
early date. Needy also wants an Odd
fellows lodge and will probably organize
The Sola Circle of the Women of
Woodcraft, will have their installation
of officers Tuesday night, after which a
lunch will be served by the ladies.
F. & A. M. The Blue Lodge willjbe
the guests of the Chapter, Royal Arch
Masons the third Monday evening in
January and a large number of Mason s
are expected to be in attendance.
Kid Gallager, of this city, and Willie
Boylan, of Willamette Falls, will meet
in a boxing bout at the Armory this
evening in a fifteen round go. The con
test is expected to be a hot one.
Artisans. Assembly No. 7, United
Artisans, held a special meeting last
week and initiated six new candidates
into their mysteries. The order now
has a membership of 275 and is said to
be the second largest secret order in
Oregon City. Installation of officers
took place last night.
I. O. R. M. Wacheno Tribe No . 13,
I. O. R. M., will have a banquet of
corn and venison at their hall in Oregon
City Saturday night. There will also
Via an installation of officers and !a
general good time is expected.
On the tenth of February the Red
Men of Oregon City will celebrate the
tenth anniversary of the organization
of their order in Oregon City. A large
number of Red Men from various parts
of the state are expected to attend. A
hannnet will be held. Speeches will be
made by sattellites of the order and it is
expected to one of the happiest occasions
the Red Men of this city have ever en
The Sorinirwater Grange elected the
following afficers for the ensuing year
E. Bates, master; A. Lacey, overseer
Mrs. A. Searcy, lecturer : Rex Gordon,
Stewart; Sidney Snith, Stewart; A.M.
Shibley, chaplain; Emma Shibley,
emm-ntarv: Allie Smith, steward; Earl
Shibley, treasurer j GeoGutridge, gate
keeper; Losa Stamer, F, Alice Gutridge
P; Mr. Generoski. The Spnngwater
Grange is growing rapidly.
Central Grange No. 276, held itB
regular monthly meeting Saturday,
December 20th, and elected the follow
ing officers for the coming year : C. E
Spence, master ; E. H. Harrington, over1
seer; A. Hutchinson, lecturer; W. D
Hill, steward: Ed Hughes, assistant
Stewart ; Ernest Ginther, chaplain; H
Hughes, treasurer : Wm. Grisenthwaite
secretary; Wm. Jones, gatefceeper
Hester Linn, Pomona, Pearl Harring.
The best bargains in Skirts are to be
found at the Racket store.
Finds Way to Llye Long.
The Btartling announcement of a Dis
covery that will surely lengthen life Is
made by Editor O. H. Downey, of Chu
rubusco, Ind. "I wish to Btate," he
writes, "that Dr. King's New Discovery
for Consumption is the most infallible
remedy that I , have ever known for
coughs, colds and grip. It's invaluable
to people with weak lungs. Having
this wonderful medicine no one need
dread pneumonia or consumption. Its
relief is instant and cure certain." Geo.
A. Harding guarantees every 50c and
$1,00 bottle, and give trial bottles free
The Christmas tree at the Evangelical
church was largely attended,
Miss Emma Jones gave a supper at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Stedham to
a number of her youn' friends Sunday,
Those present were ; Misses Cora Jagger
Heberline, Tillie Thomas, Rachel and
Maggie Lewis, Kate and Sarah Jones,
Maggie, Clara and Elsie Guyer, Edna
and Iva Irish, Mary Moore, Rebecca
Kalbflesch, Emma Inskeep, Emma
Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Stedham, Ed Jones,
and John Jones.
There will be a basket social at the
Teasle barn, Friday night January 2nd.
The proceeds go to finish paying for the
organ at the church Everybody Invited.
Mr. Knox Cooper, of Portland spent
the holidays with his parents here.
Hains and Evans, of Oswego visited
DR. FRANCIS FREEMAN
Graduate of Northwestern University Dental
School, also of American College of
Dental Surgery, Chicago
OREGON CITY . ' - OREGON
(J, E. HAYES
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Stereos Building, opp.;Bank of Oregon City
OREGON C1TX OREGON
JJOBERT A. MILLER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
O. D. EBY, NOTARYiPUBUC'i
Real Estate bought and Mid, money loantd
titles examined and abstracts made cash nald for
county warrants. Probate and coinmIsinnr'
oourt business and tnsuranc.
ROOM S, WHHHARD BUILDING
OREGON CITT, - - - - OREGON.
QEO. T. HOWARD
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCS
At Red Front, Court Howe Block
OREGON CITY OREGON
Bchdkbil ..' . W. S. U'REN
JJREN & SCHUEBEL
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
S)utfd&et Stb&ofai ,
Will'tiractioa "In nil
end settlements of estates, furnish abstracts of
title, lend you money and lend your money on
un mortgage, umce in Enterprise building.
OREGON CITY OKKOON
New Century Comfort.
Millions are daily finding a world of
comfort in JBucklin's Arnica Salve. It
kills pain from burns, scalds, cuts,
bruises; conquers ulcers and fever sores;
cures eruptions, salt rheum, boils and
felons ; removes corns and warts. Best
pile cure on earth. Only 35c at Geo. A.
Harding's drug Btore.
A Broken Wire.
Friday night was a lively one with the
Portland General Electric Company's
plant in this city. A wire in the arma
ture of one of the dynamos broke at
about 5 :30 o'clock, and as a result 21
cables over the switch borad were burn.
edout. For a short time a serious fire
was threatened and was narrowly avert
ed, A large force-bf men were sent from
Portland to assist the men at the station.
Forty-two splices were necessary in order
to make the repairs. After four hours
of hard work temporary repairs were
made so that the power could be turned
on. Oregon City was not affected by the
mishap. The loss to the company was
something like $2000.
Heads Should Never Ache.
Never endure this trouble. Use at
once the remedy that stoDDed it for
Mrs. N. A. Webster, of Winnie. Va.. she
writes "Dr. King's New Life Pills wholly
cured me of sick headaches. I had suf
fered from for two years, Cure head.
ache, constipation, biliousness. 25c at
Geo. A. Harding's drug store.
We are selling all kinds of hose
cost. See them at the Racket store.
Swell Social Event.
One of those delightful surprises which
comes but once in life was tendered to
O. G. Miller on Main street on Tuesday
afternoon by the elite of Oregon City's
swell set. The occasion was the wooden
anniversary of the marriage of Mrs.
M'ller. The ladks who were "particeps
crimines" to the surprise met early in
the afternoon at the residence of Mrs.
Oharles Babcock, and went in a body to
lovely home of Mrs . Miller. The doors
were thown open and the lady was
delightfully surprised to see So many of
her friends standing at her threi-hold.
For the remainder of the afternoon hgs
borne was a scene of much revelry and
great rejoicing, Two lovely antique
chairs wore presented to Mrs. Miller.
The presentation speech being made by
Mrs. A. 8, Dresser, to which a sweet
response was made by the hostess. The
afternoon hours were passed very pleas
antly, A cake guessing contest escite
much rlvalary, Mrs. J. C. Hedges ah(i
Mrs. Cimton Latourette were each so
expert in the cake guessing line that
the committee decided that they were a
tie. They drew for the prize and Mrs.
Hedges was declared to be the winner.
The prize was a burnt wopd. picture
frame. Mrs. Gault received the bcoby
prize, a wooden spoon and fork. Elabor
ate refreshments were served and the
entire aiiair was declared to be one of
the most enjoyable and elaborate seen
in Oregon City for along time. The
following society ladies of Oregon City
were present : Mesdames, J, O. Hedges
O. G. Huntley, J. 0. Lewis, F. F. Grif
fith, L. Jones, T. J. Ryan, A. II. Hoi
man, A. Dresser, L. Charman, A. War
ner, II. Moody, G. Warner, C. Oaufield,
V. Harris, A. Elsworth, L. Bhephard,
E. E. Charman, Ed. Oaufield, H.
Straight, A. J. Lewthwalte, Wm.
Anderson, Zumwalt, John Clark, Will
Howell. T. Warner, J. V, Loder, Chas.
Babcock, 0. Albright, Harry Harding,
JU. Campbell, 0. N. Greenman, 0.
Latourette, T. Gault, A, W. Cheney,
W. Shank, Robertson, E. William, Mc
Clure, 0. 0. T. Williams, J, Miller, J.
M. Lawrence, A. Matheson, 0. g!
Miller. Misses Neta McCarver, Mary
Mclntyre and Veda Williams.