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About Oregon City courier. (Oregon City, Or.) 1902-1919 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 9, 1903)
The opportunity to select standard
goods of every day use from such a stock
will be presented but once a year. No ar
ticles can be duplicated at these prices when
once sold out.
This list merely indicates the large
reductions are through our immense stock.
If the article you want is not mentioned
ask tor it. You will probably find a gener
ous price reduction on it. Sale closes Jan
BOOKSELLERS AND DRUGGISTS
OUR ANNUAL JANUARY SALE
OREGON CITY COURIER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1903.
Commences Saturday the 10th,
Box of Good Writing Paper with Envel
opes to match 12
All our 3$ to 40c Box Stationery 25
All our 50c Box Stationery .35
Broken .Lines of Fine Paper, reg. 25c qr. .10 qr.
Box of 250 good Envelopes . . 35
Initial Seals, reg. 25c '.15
Wax, all colors, 3 sticks . .10
All Albums 10c to $2.50 off
Rubberoid Trays, 4x5 10
" " . 6x8 . . . 25
" " " 8x10.... .40
Dark Room Lamp.... 35
Tripods . . . . " 75
Printing Frames, 4x5 , .IS
Graduates, 4 oz,.iSc; 8 oz., 25c; 16 oz,. .35.'
Our Big Value $1.00 Umbrella .85
" Regular 1.25 " 1.00
" " 1.50 " ........ 1.20
.... 2.00 . " 1.50
" " 2.50 to 10.00 " off
Jewelry and Silverware
We want to reduce our stock in these lines
and the original cost cuts no figure. Every
article is marked in plain figures with our reg
On everything not otherwise specified . . off
Set of 6 Silver Plated Table Forks 1.7s
' 6 ." " " Spoons.... 2.65
" 6 Orange Spoons, Gold Plated Bowls 2 . 75
Silver Plated Salt and Pepper Sets 33
Stearling Top Cut Glass Salt & Pepper .35
" " Glass Fait & Pepper Set 19
Every Book in the store reduced from 20 to 50 per cent., excepting a few net ones
This is a chance for school and private libraries. A few sample prices.
Our regular 25c Cloth Books .... . .15
" "' 35c Gilt Top Books.. .25
The Henty Books, published at 50c .25
Handy Vol. 16 Mo.'s boxed, reg. -
40 and 50c 25
English & American Poets, 1.00 Ed .55
Padded Leather, Poets, 1.50 Ed.. . .95
The Alcott Books, 1 50 Ed loo
All Juvenile and Picture Books. . . off
All $1.50 Copyright Novels 1.08
1 5 Vol. Set Kipling Reg. $1 $.00 . 7.50
15 " " Dickens, 4 leather. . . 9.90
12 " " Scott, $9.00 Ed 4.50
G rotes History of Greece, 4 vol.,
reg. $5.00 '. 2.50
Gibbons History of Rome, 5 vol.
Mary J. Holmes, 5 vol. set. ..... . 1.50
Alexander Dumas, 8 vol. set 2.00
Thackery, 10 vol 3 50
Life of McKinley, 1.50 Ed. ......
Life of Grant, Sherman, Washing
ton, $1.00 Ed
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary,
1290 pages 95
Webster's 2cth Century Die, sheep 1.75
Manning's Horse Book, reg. 1,75. 1,00
Gleason's " " " 1.50. .95
Manning's Cattle, Sheep and Swine 1.15
Felch's Poultry Culture. " .95
Toilet Articles and Soa)
25c Bottle Violet Witch Hazel. . . .17
" " " Ammonia.. .17
75c " Fir Uc Water, M. & L. .50
50c " ' " Palmer's .40
Floriada Water Eastham's, small . -.19
Talcum Powder , .09
Tooth Picks, box ; ,03
Toilet Paper, Flat . , , 3c, 7c, .10
" " Rolls 3c, 7c, .10
Eastman's Almond Cream ,19
Lyon's Tooth Towder . . . ; 20
Rubifoam , ,20
Hind's Almond Cream . .... .... . ,40
Shaving Soap. , 05
Tar Soap 3c, .7c
10c Imported Castile
1 5c Witch Hazel Soap, box ......
15c Violet Butter Milk "
15c " Glyceiine "
5c White Rose, cake
25c Palmer's Boquet, cake..
15 Colgate's Tar, cake
25c " Cold Cream, box
25c High Art Armours, box
2502 -lb Bar Castile . . .
2 quart Fountain Syringe, 3 pipes. . ' .40
regular 75c quality
2 quart Fountain Syringe, rapid flow .75
AU$1.50 " " 1. 15
Bulb Syringes, 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50,
now 35c, 50c, 75c, $t
2 quart Hotwater Bottles 48
Reg.$i.5o " " 1. 15
Combination' ' best grade. 2.00
Tootb, Lather, Matr, Nail and Cloth.
Adam's makes the best brushes Every
body concedes it. We buy direct of Adams
and our brush prices are always low but you
may take off 20 per cent, more during this sale.
Other Brush Specials :
Our Regular 50c Hair Brush 35
1. 00 "
Our Regular 15c Sponges.
" 35c "
" " 50c "
All Chamois Skins
: V, Off
All Mirrors 25 to 40 per cent, off
Sandon's $20 Electric Belt, best made 7.50
Steamboat Playing Cards , .07
Bicycle Playing Cards ij
Photo Frames, all sizes and styles 'off
Ping Pong Sets, $1 to $3 1 0ff
Crokinole Boards 75
Comb. Crokinole and Carrom Boards. ... 1 75
Knives, Safety Razors, bcissors, Manicure Tools
The cut covers everything in our complete line
and means a saving of 20 to 40 per cent.
25c Knives, Nail Files, fcc.-,-, t , in
50C " " ,'
1. 00 " ' l i
1-50 " " " ilbo
Mrs. Bentley is seriously $11.
J. H. Turney went to Salem Monday.
Dayid Long, of OBwego, was in town
Joe HarleBS, of Molalla, was in town
John Aden, of Stafford, was in town
' M. E. Kandle, of Highland, was in
James Feges, of Bull Run, was in town
Andrew Kocher, of Canby, was in
George Ogle, of Molalla, was in Ore
gon City Saturday on business.
Frank Confer left for Albany Monday.
Be is working for the Order of Pendo.
Miss Addie E. Clark has returned
Irom a trip to Northeastern Washington.
Mias Rebecca Smith has return d
(rom Salem, where she spent the holi
A license to wed was granted A. M
Shaffer and Beryon Bemain on the 6th
0. S. Boyles, of Wilhoit, was in this
city Tuesday, having brought in a herd
Lbyd Williams has rented his fath
er's farm for several yea s and moved
out to occupy it.
Miss Ntllie Swafford has returned to
her studies at Salem, after visit with
her folks in this city.
Z. B. Pursell, who reiides on the
northern edge of the city limits, cele
brates his 71st birthday on the 8th.
Tom P'anke and wife arrived from
Southern Oregon last week. Mrs. Plank e
is ill and came here for medical aid.
Mrs. D. H. Glass, Mrs. Fuller ton,
Cornelia Glass and Waldo CauSeld have
returned from a visit to friends at Eu
gene. Miss Gertrude Moores and brother,
Merrill, left for Corvallia Monday .where
they will resume their work in the Ag
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lewis, of San
Jose, Cal., spent a few days with Mr.
Lewis' sister, Mrs. J. E. Hedges, last
week. They had been in Seattle visit
ing Mrs. Lewis' parents.
Miss Antoinette Waldon, who has
been very ill with pleurity, resumed
ber work f s a tf acher in the Barclay
school Monday morning. Her place
was Gl'ed by L. E. Jones during her
11 n ess.
Howard and Jack Latourette and Don
Meldruuo, who have been spending the
holidays with their parents and friends
in this city, left Monday morning for
Eugene," where thev are attending the
C. G. Holt, of the Sunnyside Milling
Company, has been in Oregon City f nd
Clackamas county for several days
on business connected with his mines.
He reports the outlook for minerals as
! very good indeed.
E. T. Grider, at one time and for
many years mail carrier between this
city and Wilsonville, was in town Mon
day, the first time for many months.
Mr. Grider is now salesman for the pros
perous firm of Peters Bros, at Wilson
ville. Mr. and Mrs. 0. W. Evans entertain
ed a jully crowd at cards on New Year's
Eve. Those present were:. Mr. and
Mrs. Frissell, Mr. and Mrs. Adams, Mr.
and Mrs. Sawyer, Mr. . nd Mrs. Patz
off. Cards were indulged in until a
late hour, when light refreshments were
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Grace, of Sixth
street, entertained a few of their friends
at cards on Tuesday night. Those pres
ent were: Mr. and Mrs. C. W.Evans,
Mr, and Mrs. T. B. Fairclongh, S. Scott,
Charles R. Putnam, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Weftover and R. Lee Westover. Cards
and music prevailed until a late hour,
af:er which an elegant lunch was served.
Mr. Buckbee, who is employed in
Portland, has vacated his house stand
ing on tha southern edge at the Kansas
City canyon, because he is afraid it will
slide into the depths. It may stand as
it is until it rots, or it may toboggan
down the yellow clay during the next
heavy, rain. Only a massive retaining
wall below the house would make it se
cure. The loss to Mr'. B. and his fami
ly is quite serious.
Ewing 0. Adams, pressman for the
Webb City (Mo.) Daily Sentinel, and
W. H. Moore, a telegraph onerator from
the same city, dropped off the local pas-
senger train cere Thursday afternoon to
await the arrival of the overland for th
south. Both are mere hnvs. naif hai
being more than seventeen or eiehteen
years of age. They left home some two
weeks ago on a ticket of leave for a
journey through the Western 8tates and
came by way of Edgemont. Batte. Snn-
kane, Seattle and Portland. They will
stop two weeks in Los Angeles, from
whence they will refurn home.
We are selling all kinds of hose
cost. See them at the Rarkpt
Ban tt IlH Kind You Han Alwjys Bocga
J LOCAL NEWS ITEMS J
The Needy school will give an enter
tainment and basket social on the 2Cth
inst. for the benefit of a school library.
J. J. Gard and his three sons, and his
son-in-law, H. G. Lee, have homesteaded
over 800 acres on the Agency Plains in
Crook county. Milo Gard and his son
have taken claims in the same vicinity.
The ne w walk up Falls View is com
pleted, and a stroll to that elevated and
airy portion of the city is now a matter
of ease and pleasure. The view one gets
from the Falls View plateau is well
worth the leisurely, easy climb.
An item in these columns some two
weeks ago, stating that William Blount
had old his fine farm near Canby and
would return to England to live, seems
to have been a mistake. Mr. Blount
says that he has no intention of leaving
this part of the world. .
Annie L. Clowser has brought suit
for a divorce in the circuit court against
her husband, John Clowser, on tbe
grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment
and non-support. The plaintiff asks
for the custody of the two minor chil
dren. The partieB both live at Barlow.
A delightful party was given by Chas.
Bard and sister at their home on Wed
nesday evening of last week. The eve
ning was spent in games until midnight
when luncheon was served, after which
the goodbyes were said with regret that
theevening was not longer.
The Courier office is greatly indebted
to Mr. 8. Pierce, of Ely, for a lovely bo
quet of flowers from his extensive green
houses on the hill. Mr. Pierce 1b one of
the enterprising citizens of Oregon City,
and as a horticulturist and conservator
of fine flowers has few equals in this port
of the world.
Miss A. M. Shafer and Benjamin Ger
main were married in St. Paul's Epis
copal churrh last Fridry morning at 11
o'clock, Rev. P. K. Hammond officiat
ing. The newly-wedded pair left over
the electric road for Portland, from
whence thf y took passage over the 8. P.
Mrs. Ella Hanson, of, the state of
Washington, who was In her girlhood a
typesetter in the Enterpaise office, has
become a writer of no little reputation.
In one month she has ublished four
works. Some of the poetry she lias
written is instinct with the life of the
Northwest, and really beautiful.
About a fortnight ago Paul Miller lost
a cow through poisoning." It is believed
that a weed having a 1 mall red flower
that made a horse belonging to blm
sick, but which he cured with medicine 1
obtained through a veterinary surgeon ,
caused the death of the cow. The weed I
is found in hay and in pastures. .
A most delightful surprise was ten
dered on the evening of January 3, to
Eugene Lewellen, Emery Cromer and
P. A. Smith by Henry Cromer and wife,
of whom they were. guests. The eve
ning was spent in games, after which
elaborate refreshments were served.
The guests then departed declaring the
entire affair to be one of the most enjoy
able and elaborate seen in Springwater
I for a long time.
We have been informed that since the
drowning of Robert Graham in the Mol
alla river, near Liberal last week, that
it is almost impossible for the men who
' operate the piling camp to secure labor
ers enough to carry on the work. Sev'
eral quit the next day, and the company
' immediately raised the price of wages
aim ai o uuttiu i'1 j ' B ' " l " -
a half a day and board, but even at this
very high price men cannot be seoured
The monthly report of the United
States land office for December is as
follows : Acres embraced in homestead
entries, 4474 81 ; final homestead proofs;
4; acres embraced in final home-tead
proofs, 398,60 j timber entries, 21 ; acres
embraced in timber entries, 3710.32;
caBh sales, 38 ; acres embraced in cash
sales, 3003.67; amount received from
caBh sales, $10,028.59; fees and commis
sions, $820.85; total amount received,
A sensational report was published in
Portland papers Monday afternoon con
cerning the disappearance of Rev. W. 8.
Grimm, of tbe Methodiet church of this
city. Mr. Grim turned up the next day
sound and well. He had been to the
coast to see his timber claim, and be
cause he was a day or two day late Ore
gon City correspondents concluded that
he had been drowned or lost in the
woods. Mr. Grim was detained by high
water and did not fill his regular ap
pointment at the Methodist church as
usual last Sunday.
J. W. Dowty, one of the prominent
farmers of Currinsville, was in town on
Monday on business.'Mr. Dowty has been
a citizen of Chckamas county for twelve
years. He believes in the future of the
county. He says that the only draw
back to the county, and that is its roads,
and they have improved 1000 per cent,
in the last twelve years. Mr. Dowty .is an
old line democrat, and says if the party
gets back to first principles it will win
yet. He thinks that William Kandolp
Hearst,' of New York and California, is
the most available and the best man to
nominate for president next time by the
Democratic party. Mr. Dowty is largely i
THE OLD COUNTRY
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 OP OREGON CITY
OREGON CITY, OREGON
interested in the breeeing of short horn
cattle. He has some fine ones on bis
farm, some in fact of the teat in the
The annual business meeting of the
Congregatiotal church was held oa Tues
day evening, Dec. 30, 1902. Fourteen re
ports from as many, departments were
read. The financial reports were espe
cially satislactory. Over $000 was paid
during the year for tbe final liquidation
of the church debt, la the various
treasuries, after all obligations were
met, there is a surplus of nearly $150.
The resident membership has also ma
terially increased. The officers whrse
terms had expired were all re-electej,
and are : Mrs. F. F. White, clerk j Mrs.
T. L. Uharman, treasurer; C. II. Dye
and Mrs. II. Stevens, trustees. The
8unday school having recommended O.
II. Dye for its superintendent, he was
re-elected for his sixth ytar. A thor
ough canvass is being made for all the
expenses for the new year, and me
board of trustees will give the complete
result of the canvasB to the annual roll
call meeting and social next Thursday
evening. The pastor, Rev. E. t Bol
linger, will soon enter upon nis filth
year of service, and all relations in the
church are most happy and harmonious.
Revival services will begin In the Bap
tist church in this city on Sunday, Jan
uary 18th, next. Rev. Dr. Shepardson,
of Boston, Massachusetts, will be pres
ent and do the preaching, The Metho
dists, who are having their church house
rebuilt, will join with the Baptist in
these services, and the revival will be a
union meeting. There will be two meet
ings each day. The afternoon meeting
will be at 2:30 o'clock and will be in the
nature of a bible reading. The evening
services will consist of song service and
preaching. The song service to begin
at7::;0 o'clock and the preaching at 8
The Drotest of the painters' union,
continued for weeks, against the course
pursued by 8. S. Mohler, painter and
contractor, and Johnson & Andrews,
contractors and carpenters ended at the
meeting on Monday evening in what
seems to amount to a splitting of differ,
encei and calling it about square. The
situation for the union, is rather pecu
liar. It Is said that 20 painters are out
side of It, and its present membership
counts eight, the majority of them being
contractors. If that" be true, the paint
ers' union can have no very hard kick
coming. Self interest prompts the
painters to act in unionism. Some yearn
8 go, they also got at outs, cut prices, and
painting was done so cheaply In Oregon
City that some of them lost several hun
dred dolllars during one summer's cut
throat competition. A commilt.ee of
three from the painters, carpenters end
federated trades will mai j investigation,,
The Illinois Central Railroad office, at
Portland, Oregon, has a small supply o(
nicely mounted wall maps of the United
States, 32x30 inc es, also Cuba and
Porto Rico, enlarge. If you wi gen(J
us ton cents, in stamp,, W9 win
the postage and sead you one of these
handsome maps by return mail
If yoa intend going Enst, or know of
any one coming West, from any point
east or south of St. Paul, Omaha or St,
Louis, we would appreciate the oppor
tunity of writing to you or your friends
about the details. To say that is the
purpose of this advertisement, but the
the maps are free. Address D. II.
Trumbull, 142 Third street, Portland
b the ine Kind You Haw Always Bourf