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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. '
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BOOKSELLERS AND DRUGGISTS
This list merely indicates the large
reductions are through our immense stock.
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If the article yotf wanis; not mentioned
ask lor it; You will probably find a gener
ous price reduction on it. Sale closes Jan
uary 3Jst. ' ' ..v
Commences Saturday the 10th.
Box of Good Writing Paper with Envel
opes to match ... .' . .12
All our 35 to 40c Box Stationer .25
All our 50c Box Stationery . . ; .35
: Broken Lines of Fine Paper, reg. 25c qr. .10 qr.
Box of 25ojjood Envelope .35
Initial Seals, reg. 25c 15
Wax, all colors, 3 sticks .10
' All Albums ioc to $2.50 off
Rubberoid Trays, 4x5 .10
" 6x8-....; 25
" " 8x10 -40
Dark Room Lamp. 35
Tripo s '75
Printi g Frames, 4x5. . , .. 15
' Graduates, 4 oz., 15c; 8 oz.,25C; 16 oz,. .35
Our Big Value $1.00 Umbrella .55
" Regular 1.25 " 1.00
, 1,50 "
2.00 " 1-5
" " 2.50 to 10.00 " yi off
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Jewelry and Silverware
We want to reduce our stock in these lines
and the original cost cuts no figure. Every
article is marked n p lain figures with our reg
On everything not otherwise specified . . off
Set pf 6 Silver Plated Table Forks ..... 1 -75
g " " 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 Salt & 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
" , " 35c Gilt Top Books..
The Henty Books, published at 50c
Handy Vol. 16 Mo.'s boxed, reg. ,
40 and 50c
English & American Poets, 1.00 Ed
Padded Leather, Poets, 1.50 Ed.. .
The Alcott Books, 1 50 Ed.. .... .
All Juvenile and Picture Books. . ,
All $1.50 Copyright Novels
15 Vol. Set Kipling Reg. $15.00.
15 " " Dickens, j4 leather. . .
12 " " Scott, $9.00 Ed
Grotes History of Greece, 4 vol.,
Gibbons History of Rome, 5 vol.
reg. $5,00.. . 2.50
Mary J. Holmes, 5 vol. set 1.50
' Alexander Dumas, 8 vol, set. ... . 2.00
Thackery, 10 vol . .. 3 5
Life of McKinley, 1.50 Ed .75
Life of Grant, Shermdn, Washing
ton, $1.06 Ed '. . 5
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary,
1290 pages -95
Webster's 2c th Century Die, sheep 1.75
Manning's Horse Book, reg. 1.75. 1.00
Gleason's " " " 1.50. .95
M anning's Cattle, Sheep and Swine 1. 15
F elch's Poultry Culture .95
Toilet Articles and Soaj)
25c Bottle Violet Witch Hazel. . . .17
" " Ammonia 17
75c " Floridc 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 Powder ........... .20
Rubifoam ,. .20
.Hind's Almond Cream 40 '
Shaving Soap .05
Tar Soap A , 39 7c
ioc Imported Castile 05
Cuticura Soap ,20
15c Witch Hazel Soap, box to
15c Violet Butter Milk " 10
15c " Glyceiine " .10
5c White Rose, cake. s ,03
25c Palmer's Boquet, cake ,17
15 Colgate's Tar, cake ,10
25c " Cold Cream, box ... . .19
25c High Art Armours, box 17
25c -lb Bar Castile .... ........ ,15
2 quart Fountain Syringe, 3 pipes. . .40
regular 75c quality
2 quart Fountain Syringe, rapid flow .75
All a. II
Bulb Syringes, 50c, 75c, $i.po, $1.50,
now. 35c, 50c, 75c, $1
2 quart Hotwater Bottles .48
Reg. I1.50 " " 1. 1 5
Combination" " best grade . 2 . 00
Tootb, Lather, Hair, 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
, " - " 75c " " .......... .50
' 1. 00 " " .70
" " 1.50 " . " 1. 15
" ioc Tooth " 07
" 15c " " .10
" " 25c " '" 17
" 35c " " 25
1 " 5oc " " 35
' Other Wants
Our Regular 15c Sponges . lo
" " 25c " ..' .15
" 35c " 25
" "( 50c J 35
All Chamois Skins 1 off
All Mirrors. 25 to 40 per cent, off
Sandorl's $20 Electric Belt, best made 7.50
Steamboat Playing Cards. . . , 07
Bicycle Playing Cards . 17 .
Photo Frames, all sizes and styles ....... off
Ping Pong Sets, $1 to $3 ......... off
Crokinole Boards ; ,75
Comb, Crokinole and Carrom Boards .... 1.75
Knives, Safety Razors, bcissors, Manicure Tools
The cut covers everything in our complete line
s and means a saving of 20 to 40 per cent.
25c Knives, Nail Fries, &c. ......... ... .19
50C " " .38
1. 00 " " " 7s
I -5 , ............ I. 00
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1 PERSONALS 8
W. 8. Wills, of Aurora, was here Tues
day on business.
William Druschel, of Canby, was in
town Tuesday on business,
Joe Harless, of Molalla. was in Ore
gon City Tuesday on business.
- Tom McFadden, who has been in Ore
gon City for the past month, went back
to Molalla Tuesday.
Andrew Kocher, one of Canby's lead
ing merchants, was in town the first of
the week on business.
Charles Latourette, of Oregon City,
Oregon, was the guest of H. B. Latou
rette and family Christmas . Fenton
J. M. Price, one of Oregon City's bia
merchants, left the latter part of last
week far Seattle, where he is looking af
ter some business interests.
David Ebv, who has been visiting his
.nn n n F.hv. and other Oregon City
relatives for the past month, left for bis
home in Eugene Tuesday morning.
Frank Astman. of Canby, has bought
fha coin m fnrmarlv owned by John
Cooke, near the woolen mill, and opened
. nr hiiainnss last Saturday. He ex-
pects to run an up-to-date place, and ex
tends a cordial invitation for all the boys
to come around ana Bee mm.
J. W. Gilligan. of Meadowbrook, was
in f ra.' n nn hnsinees on last Saturday
Mr. Gilligan is a new man to Clackamas
couutv. havine moved into the county
recently from Fisher, in Washington
Ho u mnnhinc. has a familj . and eK-
pects to make this county his home in
Th Ffinton ( Mich.) Independent says :
A quiet but beautiful wedding was that
-of Miss Florence B. Latourette, of Bob
ton. Mass. The service was solemnized
of the family and a few in
Hmat friends. Miss Louise Wheeler
ma a hrwloamniri Ann Harold Latourette
best man. Miss Latourette is related to
some of Oregon City's most prominent
' M Michaftls. one of Orezon City's up-
tn-rtota mprohanU. lett this week for
Rii-or r.tv tn look after hie business in
terests. Mr. Michaels has decided to
Innatu at ill lit 111 H (IB and Will detl
house furniture. He upects to eo into
tha Kniineas on a laree scale, and with
out doubt will do a good business there
a. h haa here. His successor, M
Michaels, a kinemans, Is now in Oregon
City, and will remain here for several
Vnn pan never buy as cheap now is
your opportunity at the wind up Bale.
M. Michael, Oregon City.
L LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
. Ktntucky's "finest blend Old Planet
Whisky. Kelly & Ruconich.
The wholesale price of baled, prime
timothy hay is $12.50 per ton.
The people of Ely look for a boom
when the motor line becomes a reality.
Several big crops of bops have changed
hands during the past week at prices
ranging around 25 cents.
Astonishing bargains at the wind up
up sale of clothing, dry goods, etc. M.
Michael, .Oregon Jity. -
Old Grow-Gaines Hermitage, Cyrus
Noble, Mount Vermon Bye, Canadian
Club, Hunter Rye, and the celebrated
Red Top Rve always on hand at the
Flanet. Kelly s Kuconicn.
Mr. McClaren has put Charley Bitzer
on the road as bustler for the Wilhoit
Sfringe water, who finds, hereverhe
goes, that the mar net lor mis natural
beverage is unrivaled ana unumiieu.
There was a mass meeting called at
the court house Saturday night for the
Durnose of discussing a change in the
charter of Oregon, City. Only about
twenty persons were present and noth
ing was done.
Word announcing the death of Mrs.
Fdward. Califf, formerly of this city, at
Phoenix. Arizona, was received laBt
Thursday. The remains were brought
"The nicest and pleaaantest medicine
have used for indigestion and constipa
tion is Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets," says Melard F. Craig, of
Middlegrove, X. Y "They work like ' a
-ciiarm and do not gripe or haye any un
pliant etfecV G. A. Harding.
home for burial and arrived here the
middle of the week.
The coffee-and-cake social, which the
Deoole of Mt. Pleasant gave at the
school house for the purpose of raising a
sidewalk fund, brought in something
over $8. Another social may be held, as
more money is neeaea.
This is the last of the sale of clothing,
dry goods, etc. Come at once. Big
money saving. M. Micuaei, Oregon
Mrs. John A. Adams has placed in her
elegant home a fine fiahei piano from
the well-known firm of Allen, Gilbery
& Raymaker Co. F. A. Taylor is the
local representative. This makes six
pianos this well-known bouse has
placed here in the last six weeks.
The young people of Oregon City
ought to organize a dramatic company.
There is no doubt plenty of home talent
in the city that could give entain
mentsfarand away above ny that are
likely to be secured by the local man
agement, if they had the proper train
ing. . ,
William B. Shively, of 'his city, has
been elected president of the student
body of the Pacific University, to suc
ceed Clark H. Williams.also of this city,
who has gone Into country journalism at
Medford. Mr. Shively is the son of
Manager cniveiy, 01 sniveiy's opera
houre. . -
Old Planet Whisky, smooth as the
dew from heaven. Kelly 4 Ruconich .
Grading for the new freight depot has
prccwded rapidly for the past week, and
witti good weather will have been com-
phtedin the course of another wetk.
Several teams and a score of men are
employed at the work. It seems certain
now that an opera house will be built
over the depot.
The Willamette valley has enjoyed as j
fine winter weather the past Beveral
oays as perhaps any part of the United
States. Bright, sunshiny days, with the
temperature just a little above freezing,
has been the rule. Even the sunny
South could not produce more idjal
weather for midwinter.
The Roeeburg Review got out a fine
trade edition last week, replete with
historical sketches of Oregon, and
abounding with information of much
value. The edifon was beautiiuuy 11
lustrated with half-tone cuts of people,
places and live stock, and was altogether
a very creditable number.
The concrete walls of the addition to
the plant of the P. G. E. Co., 17 inches
thick; are approaching completion . The
addition lengthens the building about
40 feet, but its width, about 60 feet, is
nearly double that 01 the mam Duiiding,
the floor of which is crowded with pon
derous, gigantic electric generators.
The fine weather of the past week has
greatly accelerated the work on the new
Methodist church building, and Bbouid
the weather continue for a few days lon
ger fine as it has, all of the outside work
will have been done, and rain win not
interfere with the inside work. John
son & Andrews, who have the contract,
are pushing things for all they are worth.
The Gladstone Real Estate Association
and H, L. Kelly, trustee, have brought
suit in the circuit court againet 1 . F.
Ryan, to recover 600 acres in Gladstone
which were recently purchased at a junk
sale of property, against which taxes
were due for 1898. Six hundred acres
were soli by the court at the junk sale
for $423, and in addition to this Judge
Ryan bid in -10 lotB which H. L. Kelly
holds as' trustee. The plaintiff's caae
allege that the sale was invalid.
Golden Wedding Anniversary.
While the steamer Lang was on its
way, Monday afternoon, th the paper
mill landing, the wristpin connecting
the crankshaft and one of the pitmans
dropped out of its socket. Before the
engineer could stop the machinery, the
piston rod smashed through the cylin
der head, the result being that a piece
of the rtuffing box on the back end of it,
several pounds in weight, bit Mate
Hackdale on the side of the face and cut
open bis check. The accident laid up
the Lang for more than a wet k.
A young Austrian boy, unable to
speak the language of our country, came
Into town Friday, tired, hungry and
torn out. - He is a recent arrival from
hit fatherland and tell ihto the kindly
hands of Secretary Bollock, of the woolen
mills, and by him was taken t oG. Rosen
teir, the clothier, who speaks Austrian,
and 10 other languages besides. He
talked to the boy who explained bis im
poverished condition. Mr. Rosenstein
gave him some new clothes, which be
was sadly in need of, fed him and then
took him across the street to the Bon
Ton restaurant, which is conducted by
an Austrian, and secured a position for
him. Mr. Rosenstein came here five
years ago from A'aace and Loraine prov
ince, and was glad to have theorportun
ity of doing charitable act for a home
less and friendless lad. Reoid.
On the afternoon of Tuesday, January
6th, a party of friends and neighbors
of Mrs. 8arah Broughton called unex
pectedly upon her to remind her that
she bad reached the 50th anniversary of
her wedding day. Everything was of
an Informal nature and no program had
been arranged, but in response to re
quests, Mrs. Scott gave a nice recitation,
and afterwards joined with Mrs. G. W.
Grace in some songs, one being "The
Golden Wedding," was very appropri
ate and its rendering artiBtic. Mrs.
Delia Green sang "The Drummer's
A gold coin was presented to Mrs.
Broughton iwith the following remarks:
"We are gathered here this afternoon
to help commemorate an event in your
life now fifty years past your weddinir
day. Our lots in life, as women, vary
in their lines in the degree of wealth,
social distinction, mental gifts or per
sonal beauty bestowed, but there is
enough of common joy and torrow to
make us all akin.
"As she passes along through life, cer
tain days come to Bhine in a woman's
memory like so many stars, and the one
brightest of them all is her wedding
day, the day when she clasped hands
with one whom she loved and trusted,
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ana loonea iorwaru 10 an unciouueu xu-ture.
"Whatever disappointment, sorrow or
hardship may (ollon,we thank bod
that he gives to our sex this one taste
"Although your companion long since
passed away, you have, through all these
lonely years, kept his place sacred and
the name be leit tn trust unstained.
"So, in - behalf of the friends here, to
gether with many who were unable to
he present. I offer you this bit of gold as
a token of what we bring to you today
that friendship, sympathy and respect
which rr.ake up for us all the real gold of
Dainty refreshnents were then served
and the hostess presented each depart-
guest with a lovely.yellow ch.yeanthe-
Those present were Mesdames Koer
ner, P. i. Kester, Yoder, Sylvester
Johnson. J. H. Williams, bvan Wil
liamB. A. Matheson. U. W. Grace, L.
W. Scott. M. A. Thomas, M. W. Miller,
Delia Green. Dungey. William Eetes,
Chris Bluhm. R. 'Beatty, William Wil-
mn. C.hria Si-hnnhfll. ft. RaddawaT.
Irhartca Prioata P Vrniiaa anrl Taaflf
Williams; Misses Eleanor, Maggie and
THE OLD COUNTRY
Rev. Carlisle P. B. Jlartln, L. L. D.
Waverly, Texas, writes : "One morn
ing, when first rising, I often find 1
troublesome collection of phlegm, which
produces a cough, and is very bard to
dislodge ; but a small quantity of Bal
lard's Horehound Syrup will at once dis
lodge it, and the trouble is over.
know of no medicine that is equal to it
and it is so pleasant to take. I can most
cordially recommend it to all person
needing a medicine for throat or lung
tforsilea.' Price 26c, 50c, $1 .00 bottl
at Charman &, Co., City Drug Store
Oreegon City, Or.
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
"Tlrnonr Alarnnrlnr H. Willaril wall
and be always told me he was one of the
men with Lewis and uiark. Ana nere
I find his name in the Conquest."
Tha annaknr wan F.T-Shnriff . W. O.
Ganong of Clackamas county, Oregon,
who has Deen reading "ine uonquusi,
The True Story of Lewis and Clark," by
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Kva Emery uye.jiiBipuunsueupy a. v.
sixteen! crossed the plains to California
in laoz, and made my nome ai me nouBe
of Captain Roland Willard, sixteen miles
from Sacramento on tne lower etocxion
road at a place called Franklin. Captain
Koiana wuiard B iainer, Aiexunuer 11.
Willard, lived with another eon by the
name of Ham in Yolo county just across
from Sacramento in the Cache Oreek
Anntiirir K.varv (nw rlavn ihfi old Cfin tie-
man, Grandpa Willard, we used to call
him, came driving in with his old gray
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mare ana Duggy. w ny narne, ne ubou
ti aav tn nip Ilirt V VPHrR aufO I UBed to
shoe my filly myself, but now I'll have
to take her 10 me DiacKsinun.
Titan hnv 1 WAntp.fi tO Ififtm all I
could, bo while I shaved the old man, for
I was a boy of all work and barber at
the ranch, 1 asxea nim many queniiuua.
"Yes, liranopa wiuaru ubbu hi ,
wan a blacksmith and helped shoe the
horses for Lewis and Clark. There were
two or three blacksmiths along and we
had hard work, especially in me
"I cannot remember all he said to me,
that was fifty years ago, but he told me
the Indians looked npon Clark as a God
and bis red bead saved them many a
"Grandpa Willard was quite old in
1852 and '53, when I knew bim. I know
r h.il inta nf trnnblfl In shaving around
his wrinkles, but ho was a very genial
and honest old gentleman ana renp;nju
by everybody, lie was a large man, iik
feet two. square built, with high cheek
bones, a noble face and most kindly
flo.l 00 not Know wuero un o
nor where he enlisted with Lewis and
Clark. The family might know if you
could find them. He came to uamornia
from Wisconsin, and bad three sons,
Hamilton, Roland and Lewis, the
youngest, named for Captain Lewis I
suppose. Roland was a bachelor ard
i; ... a;,i the, nlii man inherited bis
nwu ttv v. -
place with five hundred bead of hors i
snd a thousand acres or iuu
ander II. Willard muBt have died the
richest member of the Lewis and Clark
expedition. He"dled at Franklin, Cali
fornia, and is buried ihere, but I have
forgotten the year. Yes, he had a
number of grandchildren, one of them,
George Willard, I heard was an attorney
and I suppose is living somewhere in
California now. '
"This is the Alexander II. Willard of
the Lewis and Clark journals for whom
Willard Oreek was named, and on which
paying gold was first discovered in
"All trace of him was lost after the
disbanding of the famous expedition. It
is hoped his family may be located and
further information gleamed as to his
A Vaylnfi Industry in Clacka
The raising of noultrv in f!lariramai
county has commanded no little at
tention durincr tha nnst law n on, I i.
steadily growing. A subscriber from
Unoy writes that Mary F. Houghman,
who nves iwo nines east oi Uanby has a
little farm and keeps a small flock of
bens. Last Vear nhn or.Lt 9iai
eggs and set for hatching five hundred
eggs, and had plenty for the family use
beside, and at the end of the year she
iuuuu u imjKing over ner accounts that
she had sold eggs enough at, market
prices to bring ber In the tidy little sum
ui ii.ou, cue snips an oi her eggs to
Portland and obtalnn t.lm
market prices for them.
rouitry taiming certainly pays and if
one would only take the trouble to go
into the business on a large scale he
would no doubt make good money at the
Best Liniment on Earth.
nenry D. Baldwin, 8upt. City Water
Works, Shullsburg, Wis., writes: "I
have tried many kinds of liniment, bu
have never received much benefit until
I used Ballard's Snow Liniment for
rheumatism and pains. I think it the
beat infn7eDt;on eartK." 25c, 50c and
tl at 'JU.-nus. A Oo , CU7 Diog 8to.-e,
Oregon City, Oregon.