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OREGON CITY COURIER
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4.3REG0N CITY COURIER PUBLISHING CO.
J. H. West-over, Editor and Builnesn Manager.
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OREGON OITY, MAR. 20, 1903.
"The filling seems to have fallen out
-of the dental trust.
dollar congresses are now
The last one spent f 1,554, -
The fight over the Hagaman and
llFair estates will save some lawyers
""from all danger of going to the poor
' JThe bar keepers of Jersey city have
'It ovmod a temperance society. They
- DTight to make Carrie Nation an hon
orary mumber. What next?
' Dying men are said to tell the truth.
. It is at least certain that Senator
Mason, in the expiring hours of his
torn), told some very plain and unwel
come truths to his Rupublican col-'Jeaguos.
There was much in the closing hours
t;f congress to inspire confidence in the
'hearts of Democrats. As Mr. Linoolu
once, said, "You can't fool all of the
"people all of the time" and there are
many indications that the poople have
-learned a few tilings about the Dom
Oregon has good cause to be proud
of her Democratic governor. In the
few short months of his administra
tion he has given evidence of good
.judgment and honesty of purpose that
-augurs well for his administration and
for the state. Governor Chamberlain
ia a young man with much promise
Jot the future. lie takes hold of the
jreins of government like one who
'knew his 'business. Governor Cham
. berlain will not only be a credit to the
state of Oregon and reflect credit upon
lier business and commercial interests,
but his clean and manly administra
tion of public affairs, will strengthen
the hands of his party and make it at
least respectable iu Oregon to be a
Mrs, Margaret Thornton, of Sellwood,
was viBiting in Oregon City the latter
pait ol last week.
MiH McNamara.of Tinga.Wash., and
MieePeppatd.of The Dallet,are the guest
of friends in Oregon City.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Ca'aell. who have
been in Ban Francisco for the past three
weeks, returned to Oregon City the firtt
ot the week.
W. H. Moore, of Williamatown, Ken
tucky, arrived in Oregon Cily on last
Friday. He is-looking around over the
coast and may locate in this part of the
Erastua Smith, of this city, won ti e
btate Oratorical contest at fcugene last
Friday nigbt. The subject of his address
was, "lue rlomeleBs Nation," Mr
Smith is a stud ntof McMinnville col
lege and will graduate this year. Edgar
Meresse, formerly of this city and a
member of the graduating class of the
Wil amette University, was also among
the speakers, At a banquet following
the contest, W. B. Sbively of this city
and a student of the Pacific Uni verity
responded to the toast, "When shall we
J. A. Wilson, of Damascus, one of the
old residenters of Clackamas county was
in Oregon City on last Friday. He came
down to pay his taxes and transact other
necessary bueinesF. He came to Uregon
thirty years ago from the state of Iowa.
He first settled in Douglas county and
later located in the Damascus neighbor
hood where he now resides. He has one
of the best farms in this part of the
Willamette valley and believes that there
is a gret future ahead for this country
and its people. lie says that good roads,
good schools and good churches in time
will make this, one of the garden spots
of the world. Its speaks well for this
county to here her old citizens tell of her
many pood points.
Another old Granger Has Given the
Card of Thanks,
We desire (o extend our heartfelt
thanks to our neighbors and friends for
their kindness and consideration to us
during the sidknoss and death of our
b loved mother, Mrs. Yost. We wish
all of you all of the good things of life
and none ol the bad and may your home
never be darkened by the shadow of
death has has our own.
Mr. und Mrs. Samuel Hehziq,
On the 9th of this month, Thomas B,
Jones, of Highland, in this county died
after an illness of about two weeks at the
age of nearly seventy-six, the next day
in "spite j of the terrible storm that
was raging at that time a large proces
sion followed the remains to the church
at Highland where religious services
were held by Kev. Dunlap after wbtcb
Highland Grange No. 261 of which Mr.
Jones was a charter member, assisted by
members of Central Grange No. 276, of
Beaver Creek, took charge of the funeral
and buried him according to to the
beautiful and impressing rites of the
Granite. Brother Jones had been a mem
ber of the Grange for 30 years. The oall
bearers were : Ed Harrington and Steve
Hutchinson, ot Uentral Uiange, A. J.
Ringo, Finley Nickolas, W. G' Mayfield
and E. A. Cummins of Highland Grange,
wniie U. in. JLarKins, Master ol High
land Grange, assisted by Mrs. Nora
Miller as Chaplain conducted the cere
monies at the Grave.
Uncle Tom as he was general known
was born in Canada, " April 30, 1827
While a boy his parents crossed over
in to Michigan, then about 1815 they
moved to Iowa, in 1851 he crossed the
plains to California, returning the next
year to Iowa.
The next spring he was married to
Miss Jane Kirwin and started to Oregon
arriving that fall in Oregon City. The
next spring he located on a homestead
at;High!and, where he continued to reside
until his death.
He was married the second time to
Mrs. Mary Weir, who ia also dead.
Nine children were born to him bv his
first wife 5 of whom are still living, who
re: John, of Unity, Oregon; Laton and
Jefferson of Heppner Oregon; Samuel of
Park Place Oregon; Mrs. Maggie Martin
of Kelso Washington ; Miss Mabel Jones
his youngest child, lived with him and
kept house for her father until his
death. Mr. Jones was grandfather of
19 grand-children and great grandfather
of 3 children.
MUM SOC IAL.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Pres
byterian church will give a mum social
at the residence of Mrs. A. Luellen to
night for the benefit of their church
fund. A nice program has been arranged
and a good time is assured. Friends of
the church are invited to attend.
Following is the list of letters remain
ing in the Oregon City postofflce on
Women's List Myrtle Muning, Mrs.
W. A. Hodges, Miss Ida Witcome.
Men's List Henry Craig, Geo
Dibble, Clide Green, Paul Grit he, John
Joh i Jones (blacksmith), Allen W. T.
Miller, O. R. Michener, Roy McClary,
L K Shull, Frank Stormer, Johnl
G. F. Horton,
TENT K. O. T.
Ex-Speaker Richardson, of Tennes
soe, tho grout Dcmocr-atio loader of
i.ho South, in suggesting a Democratic
ticket for tho good your of our Lord,
11)04, nominatos Jndgo Parker, of Now
York State, for President, and Con
f ijrossnmn Willimns, of Illinois, for
, Viee-Prcsidouti. The suggestion nitty
be n irood nun und possibly is, but tho
-.Courier would suggest that inasmuch
us wo must go to tho Empire state on
- the Athmtio sea board for a randidmto I
'.'or President, that wo turn to tho
Paeilio Coast for a candidate for Vice
I'rscident on tho Democratic ticket.
We hiive the man right hero in Oregon
'" for the phioo. A Demoeritt above sus
picion mid reproach.. A decent, man
ly man. We place in nomination for
Vice-President of theso United States
' Governor Chamberlain, of Oregon.
The Democratic Nestor of the great
northwest. Nominate him and Oregon
vvill be a Democrat io state.
'This is tho age of big figures, and
the mention of hundreds of millions
no longer surprises us. Otherwise
more attention would bo given to the
"eally amazing expenditures for rail
road extensions mid improvements that
are now to be niudo.
The Pennsylvania, is committed to
.an outlay of $70,0000, 00 on improve
ftiettts east of Pittsburg. Tho event
ual cost of tunnelling under tho Hud-
sou River, New York City and tho
.Hast River is estimated at $100,000,000.
The New York Central's improve
uuciit will cost $.'10,0000,000, tho Wa-
Saturday evening a new lolge of Mac
cabees was organized at Highland this
county. State Commander, J. W. Sher
wood, of Portland was the instituting
officer, assisted by Mayor G. B. Diuiick,
of this city, and a team of .Maccabees
from Robust Tent at Molalla.
There were 20 charter members of the
new lodge, while several more from
Springwater joined by card. The follow
ing olllcer8"were elected for the ensuing
term : PaBt commander, M. Kandle;
Com. J. 11. Wright ; Lieutenant coin.
Amos Harrington; Record keeper ; G.
A. ratlt reon ; Keeper of finance, R. T.
Marshall; Chaplain B. Van Donve;
, Sergeant, F. Nichols; Master of aims, C.
1$. Kirk; Muster of guard C.O. Kandle
and F. Kirk ; Sentinel, G. Kits ; Pickett,
F. Holloway .
The new lodge will meet every Satur
day evening in Highland hall and -wil'
sail under the euphonious name of
Mountain View Tent.
Among those fiom Molalla who attend
ed the meeting and assitded in the de
gree work were, Win Mackrell, Harvey
Eveihardt, Rex Lewis, Bert Perry,
Royal Davidson, Tom McFadden, Geo,
luse, Ulyde i'.ngie, Jim Uiuy, Dee
Wright and Ray Austin.
The new lodge starts off under most
favorable of conditions and will no doubt
grow at a rapid rate. The lodge pn
po6es to give a basket sociul iu May.
I now have money to pay county war
rants endorsed prior to September ltt,
1900 also road warrants endorsed prior
to August 1st, 1902, interest will cease
on such warrants on the date of this
Oregon City, Oregon. March 21st,
Lee Perry, of Canby, visited with us a
couple of days last week.
Mrs. C. T. Howard returned Stmlay
from Stuirord where she has been for the
Carden Smith has been on the hospit
al list for several days.
Rev. Wiuglield, of Meadowbrook, con
ducted serv ices at the hall Sutidav.
lash is to spend $'30,000,000, the llalt t-1 August Ericsson and family spent Sun-
more and Ohio $'.'00, 000, 00, the Union May with Jasper Trullinger.
.Pacific $100,000,00. And many lines I Mr. Murphy and family was in the
West of tho Mississippi are to make county capital iuesaay ami while there
i "t elisions this year that will cost all
( the way
secured the books for the new library. ,
I Tl. 11 ........ II !... .1. ... il r
trotu f.,000,000 to $10,000,000 abjut Uo wet.kj for repair8
Last Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs,
J. A. D.ivis, Misses Ethel Carlish and
Llva Ericksuti and Messrs Albert Krick
son and O. Maricle attended a social at
the home of Mr, and Mrs, Peory of
Star Ga.kr No, 9.
Tho Railway Age estimates that not
I ess than $'J70,000,000 will be paid out
i in 1903 for railroad construction and
improvements! sum equal to tho
total expenditures of the Federal Gov
v, i tmieiii. for all purposes a s recently
i when Benjamin Harrison was Pros
" Sr .m viotis year has paralleled this
viniittiiMi expenditure for railroad ox
7 :iiisipn, and no surer proof could be
. silt'iuded of tho continuance of the
lOit'i r. th: t t!i:'.Ve f .r general prvs-
Democratic Committee Mtetin?.
The members of the Democratic
County Central Committee of Clacka
mas County are hereby notified to meet
in Oregon City at 2 o'clock, p. m., Tues
day, March 54th, 1903, for the purpose
of determining the manner of selecling
delegates to the First Congeessional
District Convention to be held in the
city of Albany on the 11th day of April,
1903, to nominate a Democratic candi
date for Congress. Every committee
man in the county is urged to attend
R. B. Beatie,
Chairman of Dera. Cen. Com.
Thi Bcnef t of Cha' gj.
We are like bouse plants: We need a
change of soil now and then to be replant
ed. New scenes, ne experiences, new
surroundings a change of climate, dry
air instead of moisture, sunshine, in
place of cloud. This Is sometimes es
sential to health. There are condition!
near atdi md that are better than Europe
can offer. Take a month or two in Cali
fornia. Plant yourself for a time where
there are no irritations, where the hotel
is beyond criticism, the landscape pleas
ing, where warm sunny weather invites
to walks and driva?. Pure and dry air,
and the increaseased electric influences
of sunshiao are vastly helpful.
You can make this trip at very little
expense, and enj ty a ride over the scen
ic Siskiyou and Shasta mountains, which,
at this time of the year with their snow
covered peaks, are, surpassed for their
For complete information regarding;
rates, points of interest, and delightful
hotels in in California, address !
W. E. Comas.
Gen. Passer gar Agent S. P. Co.,
Portland, Oregon, !
HAVE YOU CHIIDREN?
Bear In Mind
In buying School Shoes for either
Boys or Girls never to buy a
cheap, shoddy shoe that rips and
. tears after a few days wear, but
to buy "Blue Ribbons" because
they're made from best material
and workmanship and are
Built for Service.
Buy old shoes when you can purch
ase new goods for Jess money. Shoes
unlike wine do not improve with age.
Brown's "Star-Five-Star" Shoes
Selz "Sole of Honor," Shoes,
(The Kind that Makes vour reel Glad.)
Ebberts " Golden Rule " Shoes
Reed's Cushion Sole Shoes,
Clark's Childrens' and Infant's Shoes.
Our prices on above superior makes
are lower than the cut rates on infer
ior goods of our competitors.
Golden Rule B
OREGON CITY'S BIG CASH STORE
Laces and Embroideries,
Three new. styles "W & B" Corsets
April " McCall " Patterns
Boy's Suits and Shirt waists,
New Shirt Avaistings,
Summer Dress Goods
285 WASHINGTON STREET
Three doors below Perkins Hotel
Kotlfe 1h hert-by rIvoh. that the umlfrslgne'l has
bien duly apiiiitutl mluiluistrtitor of the astute of
Koy P. f.uinlurlnn.1, decease 1. and nil person:
having claims AtfatnAt the 8aitt Afltatf, must present
them to the un.lorsiniied, duly vnMlkd, at tin
ortlit of ti rant 11. ltnnlofc, ftttiirnvy at law, Ore
gon City, Ori'tf u witlilu lix months from the date
of this uotlee.
llated tliii Fobmary liilh, 1IH)3.
OR.NT II. D1MICK,
Attorney lor Administrator.
duo. W. Biinr, :
Administrator ol ihe estate.
pOU RGNT.furniaheil unit unfurnished
i ruoniH for rent. Inquire of Otitis,
cvhruni, Cor. Sixth ami Water St.
1 Dr. Frut.i'is Frevmun lnsin?s to n-
, lOJiu'o to liis mi y frk-niU thai, ho u ,
.! in '-r.-o' an t m ire m"i:ij xl'.i.";
i ijuoiuus iu vit Vjurutj uuiiduig, I
10O He ward IOO
The readers of this paper will be pleaacd to learn
trial there is at leat one dreaded disease that '
ene lta been able to cure in all Its slates, and
that Is Catarrh, llall'a Catarrh cure Is the only
piwirive cure known to the medical lraernlt,;.
Catarrh being a oonsiitutional iltsase, reufivs a
eonvtitMtlou! treatment. Halt's Catarrh cure is
taken lulernaliy, aoiinjt directly upon the blood
and nmooustturlaee of the ayMeiu, thereby des
troying the t'ouudatiou ot the disease, and giving
the patient atmuthi by building up tie comlitu
ilonand assisting nature iu doing Its work. The
proprietor bave so much faith in its curative
powers, that they ottVr One Hundred lVillara lor
I miv ea-e 'bat it (ails to cure. Send (or list ot
. Ad .r K. J. Ohkni.-t A Co.,Tol d i. O.
.'.I b d uv. s . "1 .
Tailor Suits .........
Coats atid Vests, and
Pants on which deposits
have been made, at
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