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, OREGON CITY, ' OREGON, FRIDAY, , JUNE 19, 1903
Your Banking ?
No matter how small,
No matter how large,
Will give, it careful
attention. This mes
sage applies to the
men arid the women -alike.
-' Mates .
The Denver 4 Rio Grande; popularly known a
the "Scenic Line of the World, liu aunonnced
, greatly rt'diM'Cd. round-trip ralei from Pacific
. Comt point! for the benefit of teachers who will
, spend their vecitlon In the East, and delegates to
all prominent Conventions N. K, B., Iloston; A.
. U. VY. at St Paul; B. P. Oi K., at Baltimore
Wooilinpn of America at IndlnnHpol.a: Kailee at
, New York, Mystic Hhrine, at Saratoga SprinR: K
of P.. at UiuiHVille, and T. P- A., at Indianapol!!
Tickets at the reduced rates will ha huerl nnnn
one fare for the mnnd trip, but will be iold only
renain day!. Thete ticket! will carry stopover
privilefim oh the going trip, Riylngpaiseugers an
opportunity to vtit Salt Laite City, Glen wood
' Fpriini, Colorado Springs and Delivers and will
be good to return any time within nlnty SKI dayi
Pasinngeri going via the Denver & Bio Uremic
are given the privilege of returning via a differ
For the rate to the point you wish to an, and
ior dales of sale and other particular!, ai well ai
lui r:lutraiil pamphlet!, write, ' i
i W..C. McBmna, General Agents
124 Ihlrd 8t., Portland Or.
i To have gool JriOOtJ body should be kept
I In a laxative condition , and the bowels moved
., at least onoe a day, !o that all the poslsonous
' wastes are expelled dally. Mr, 0, L. KJwanii
j 142 N: Main St., Wltohlta, writes: ''I have uied
Herbine to regulate the liver and boweli for the
j put ten years, and found It a reliable remedy"
, We at Charman & Co.
rc., yi - 1 1
THE MORNINO TUB
cannot be enjoyed in a basin of limited
capacity nor where the water buddIt ami
temperature is uncertain by reason of
defective plumbin beating apparatus.
To have both puc in thorough working
uruer win noi provs expensive U tbi
work is done by
F. C. CADKE
, Spring Ailments;
There t an aching and tired feellnt; the liver
Dowolt and kidneya beeome ainggith and Inao.
Uve, the dlgeetlon Impaired, with little or n ap
petite, no ambition for anything and a feeling
that the whole body and mind need tontn np
The trouble li, that during winter, there haa been
an accumulation of wane matter in the lyitem.
Heroine will remove It, aecure to the aecretloni a
right exit, aod by Ita ton In effect, fully reetore
the wasted tissue! and give itrength In plao
of we&kneta. 60a at Charman it Co. .
The More We flet
t The More We want
.:-.. ;.Wc are. now doing about three fourths of the
, . prescription work of Clackamas County still we
f j are not satisfied we want to do more. . . .
, Ve are better prepared to do this work, with our ;
' ' arrangements and up to date facilities each man
works with a special ingividual pair of scales and '
balances, independent of the other. . .
If we are not filling your prescription you are not
getting the best services. We offer you our
fifteen years' experience and the best and fresh
est drugs in the market. ......
, ; OL'R PBICES All we ask is a Comparison?
SIOWCLL .5. JONES
Chambers Howell Linn E. Tones
Or gon, Cliy Wedding.
At eight thirty o'clock last Wednes
day evening Mist Amy Kelly and Mr. E.
A. Chapman were united in the holy
bonds of matrimonr at the Episcopal
church in this city. The nuptial knot
was tied by Rev. P. K. Hammond, in
the;beautilul and impresHiveceremony of
the Episcopal church. The church was
beautiiully and tastefully decorated with
The bride waB dressed in white
organdie over white silk and carried on
her arm a shower boquat of white car
nations. Tne wedding march was play
ed by Mies May Kelly, the Bister of the
The church was comfortably filled with
the intimate friends and near relatives
of the bride, with the King's Daughters
who attended in a body, and of which
MiHS Kelly was a prominent member.
The church - was decorated by the
King's Daughters. After the wedding
ceremony the newly mated pair repair
ed to the home of the bride's parents
together with a few of their most inti
mate triends and a lunch was served. At
ten-thirty thev left on the electric car
for Portland, from there they will go to
points on Puget Sound where they will
remain a week sightseeing. Returning
tbev will be domiciled in the McCowan
honse on the hill, ... , .
The bride is a charming young daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Kelly of this
city, and is one of the most widely
known and most esteemed young ladies
of Ortgon City. 1 he groom i a promin
ent young business man and holds a
responsible position with the Willamette
Pulp and Paper Company.
, The Allen Stock Company.
For this Friday evening the production
will be Harry P. Mawsons celebrated
play, "A Fair Rebel." This is the first
time that Ihisexcellent play has ever
been produced at popular p Ices, and the
Allen Company in the only company
It depicts a beautiful story ot the south
and brings in the full strength of the ex
cellent company. Little Verna - Kelton
will be seen in her "cutest" part and
will render two of her very best special
ties. ' ;
The matinee will be especially adapt
ed to suit tke ladieH and children on that
occasion the production will be Howard
Wall's fine comedy dratna'IThe Dineers
of New: York" Kern Fflton will, play
the leading lole. The prices are within
the reach ol all being 15 and 25 cents.
No extra charge for reserving; ,
On Saturday evening the company
will close theijr present engagement with
one of the funniest come lies ever writ
ten entitled, "A Black Heifer ' -This
is one Mr.' Hall Reeds's best plays and
is considered the piece de resistance of
The Allen Company's extensive re
pertoire .. ., t
Remember the cash drawing . takes
place on Saturday evening.
CorvallU & Eastern Railway.
urn caao ko. 21. j
Noi 2 For Yaqulu'na: ,
Leaves Albany. ' ...,. ,..-.llM F. If.
" Corvallia 2:00 f. M.
ArrNei Yaquiea :iS r. m.
No. 1 Returning:
Leave! Yaqulna 6'45 A. M.
Lea'-ei CorrallU 11:J0 a. H.
Arriv i Albany 12:1 r. m
o S lor Detroit:
Leave! Albany , 7:00 a.m.
Yrnvee Detroit 12:06 p. ..
No. 4 from Detroit:
Le5vei Detroit ,.12:4& p. K.
Arrive! Albany 6:S r. M.
Truln No. 1 arrive! In Albany in timo to co -neet
with the 8. P. loulh bound train aa well ai
filing two or three houri in Albany before (
parture of 8. P. North bound train.
Train No. 2 connect! with the 8. P, train it
Corvallls and Albany glvlnadlrect lervice to Now
port nnd adjacent beached.
Train 8 for Detroit, Breltehbuih and other
mountain resort! leavea Albany at 7.00 a. in.,
reaching Detroit at noon, giving ample time to
reach tne reach the Spring! same day.
For lurther information applv to
H H. Caoaiai,
CASTOR I A
lot Infants and CMldrsn.
Hi. Kind You Hare Always Bought
Bear the yOr
Almost Sweeps from the Map the Towns of
Hepner, Lexington and lone.
ESTIMATED THAT MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED SOULS PERISHED
IN THE RAQINQ WATPRS OF WILLOW CREEK,
A Disaster Without Parallel in
The mod terrible disaster that ever
day afternoon, when a cloud burst on the
that usually quiet stream to rise tar out
valley carrying death and dertrudtion in
The towns ol Heppner, lone and Lexington are in the valley and were all but
swept off the map. Willow Creek Is in
and lone are ths three leading; citiss, ;
people had been drowned or dashed to
v There was no warning of the awful
and many people living in the three towns
water, housetop high, bear.ne on its crest
scauded tipon them, Mauy of the people
homes. Buildings crumbled and turned
lude, while human beings were turned
flood, to b submerged and trang)ed at
a course whe'e ten minutes before had
Gathering breadth and velodiy an
tne vauey, sweeping everything Detore it. Lexington was almost entirely sub
merged and great loss of lite occurred. . . i '
At lone the sea which had followed the channel of Willow Crdek was aug
mented by another mighty volume ot muddy water which came hurling down from
the hills whereJVillow Creek heads. Twenty-five miles of rich .and prosperous
country, comparatively thickly settled, laid off into squares of wheatland, just
turning from green to gold and dotted with farm houses, is now a pathless, worth
ess, almiHt lifeless waste. T ' "
The firs', nowa of tin disaster rsioheJ th3 w rl J M mdty rairnin? almost
welvd hours after it occu. red. '' ' '
. LOCATION OF FLOODED TOWNS. ' .
flrppner, Lexiugtin and lone, the three towns that have bee", dnv-tstated
are all l.i Morrow county, Hepner beinij the capital. Heppner had a population of
1800 beinir the dounty seat and is located at the terminus of a branch of the O. t.
&N Kailway, which leaves the ratin line at Willqws to run 40 miles up Willow
Creek to Heppner.' Lexing'on is a village of 400 people and is located within ten
miles of Heppner on the branch road . . (s r
Allthree towns ireinthe valley of Willow Greek', ,' which comes out of the
Blue Mountains, flowing north to a point of conjunction with the Columbia river,
Willow Greek descends a steep grade, bat ordinarily carries but a small volume of
water. Heppner is located in a canyon, the walls iof which rise up on either side
to a height oi uu leet, while the town is
a prosperous place with stock raUing as b leading industry.
Directly in the pathway of the volume of water that came rushing down is tlTe
First National Bank which carries a million dollar deposit, a criterion of the
prosperity of the place. There are numerous churches land alohe'the banks ef the
creek are the reHhiencHB of the leading
the leading citizen, or rather were the residences of the leading citisens. for they
arenow'swept away and ere this are floating down the broad bosom of the m'ghty
Calumbia. . . 't . . ' ,. ,
As soon a the news of the flood reached Lexington the residents of that town
fled to the hills and most of them escaped. '
When the full story of this floid is told, If it eve can be brought from the
chaos which followed in its wake, there will be incidents ol he.oistn recorded of
deeds never before equalled iu the annals of history. Husbands and fathers strove
to save their families; wives and mothers sacrificed themselves to bring the possi
bility of helps single inch nearer to those they loved. It was a carnival of heroism
No tongue can describe, no words portray the nff-rlne that was crowded Into
those few brief minutes while Heppner and its people were at the bottom of a
transient lake. Some managed to cling to trees, bouses or floating planks until
washed aehore or until dragged to land by those more fortunate who had lived
near the margin of the city and been enabled to scramble up the steep bluffs to
places of safety at the first alarm. Every living soul was engaged In the work of
rescue. -ut beyond following along tW path left by .the flood and Succoring those
found stranded in iv wake little could be done. ..
HELP FOR FLOOD SUFFKbIrS,
In almost every city in Oregon of any importance as well as la cities in many
other states, subscription papers have been started which have been liberally sub
scribed to. In Portland more thoa 18000 has been subscribed by generous citl
sens. Oregon City is doing her part. A subscription paper has been circulated,
or is rather being circulated, and Is being liberally subscribed to.
Tuesday morniBg after the flood It was urged by a number of the leading oltU
sens and a majority of the committee on the Fourth of July celebration committee
that the funds that had been subscribed for a Fourth of July celebration be seat to
the flood victims at Heppner. As more thin $700 had been subscribed this
would have meant a quite a liberal donaion for Oregon City. Many who bad given
liberally to the fund for the Fourth celebration declared their willingness to
double their subscription if the money should be used for the flood victims.
Some members ot the committee, however, objected, declarlag that it could
not be done, that the money had been subscribed ior a certain purpose and must
be used for that purpose. They further declared that the posters had already been
sent 6ut, bands of music had beea engaged and fireworks contracted for that it
woald be Impossible to call off the celebration at this late dav. While thie u.
ment of the sommlttee was In the minority
July celebration will come OS as was contemplated. )i i .. -
The Identity of Interest.
Laborers use tools tbey do not own;
capitalists own tool tbey do not use. .
Laborers produce wealth they do not
own ; capitalist own wealth tbey have
not produced. .
Laborers toil and make capitalists
rich; capitalittj remain idle and keep
laborers poor. .J :;i
Labor is exploited ) capitalists are ex
ploiters. Laborers are numerous:
capitalists are few.
Laborers form a political party for
which capitalist will not vote ; capitalists
form a political party for which laborers
Laborers are controlled by govern,
ment that are always controlled by ctpi
taliats. Laborers are thote who earn an
honest living by the pee of either mind
or muscle; capitalists are idlers who
prey upon those who toil by collecting
ents, inteest and profits. Ex.
the History of the Northwest.
viaited the Northwest occurred last Sun
upper paters o Wulow Creek caused
of ita banks and rush down through the
Morrow county, and Heppner, Lexington
When the ,flood had subsided hundreds of
death in the raging flood.
onlamity, A heavy rain had betn falling
Were at charch, when S giant'' wall of
treeB, timbers and immense stones, de-
were sphurch while others' were in their
to splinters in the face of the terrible, de
and twisted and crushed in the swirling
last beneath mighty river flowing ajong
rippled a dimpling trout s. ream, ';.'
it progressed the water dashed on down
built mostly in the creek bottom. It is
citisens, or rather were the residences of
they bad their way and the Fourth of
SPECIAL ROUND TRIP RATES.
Hrfn Jea tth and Annul mk ' n,. Tin
Dole Central will aell Mnnrf iriniik..J, n '
"HipliUandX.wOrleaniat miatlt biduob-d
Tlra!! good for three monlhi. Onlng Ufealt
Sala detee art arranged to be convenient fe
delegate, tooonventlon of National KducaSonal
Aeeoelatlen atBoeton: Kike at Beltlmore; Wood-
!!!n..iInd.,",pS,".: ' " Yorg; ahrj,.
real Saratoga: K-fghie ml Pvthiae at LotiUvrfe
and Commercial travelere at Inleeepoli.
lou cen take four ohofc-a of Slitaagrra
"""j V w wl" heerrallf aire 700
anv deUlle Inform. tlon Tn. went.
1 H. Taoganix. '
GEBMAIX THK WIZAHD.
programs goes is incomparably the best
that haa yet been offered, to the people
of this valley and the management will
no doubt be eweourng.-d by the larieot
attendance and the greatest interest yet
Thebest wasnng mschine that was
ever invented is carried by Wilson 4
Cooke, Fully guaranteed.
Commencement Exercises of St.Johas'
The graduating exercises of the fit.
John's Parochial and High school will
be held at Bhivelv s opera house on
Thurtday evening June 25th. An elab
orate and well nrArmrarl mnaiool an A
literary program has been arranged. The
enure program will De carried out by
the pupils of the school, and an oninv.
able evening is oromiaed to evnrv mm
The graduates of this year are: Master
Oeorge H-ndres and Miss Sa'le Sullivan.
Rev. Archbiahap;Ohristie, of Portland,
will address the class and confere the
Vote of Thanks.
Meade Pose No. 2. d. A. R. Meade
Post No. 2, Q. A. R. at its last regular
me-ting unanimously voted, that tne
thanks of the Post be tendered to all
those who so kindly assisted in the me
morial services of M -y 24th and May
SOth. To the principalsof various schools
for the kind and courteous welcome ac
corded us by all. To the pupils for the
creditable manner in which they acquit,
ted themselves in the1 programs fur
nished; to the Rev. J. H. Heaven for
bis uistHrly memorial sermon delivered
at tha Baptist church May 24th ; alto to
the Baptist church choir for the delight
ful aud appropriate musiti rendered ; to
Mrs. Emma Ualloway for her brilliant
and patriotic oration at ghively'e Hall
May 30; to Howard Zineer for his beau
tiful sing. "The Battle Hymn of the Re
public;" Rev. P K. Hammond's address
to the unknown dead ; Rev. Frank Mix
sell, "Lincoln's address at Gettysburg;
Rev. Grim, prayer at Shivelv's ball; to
Co. A, O. N. G., for escort duty, and to
all who contributed to defraying ex
penses. 1 ,
' L. W." Ingram.
For Sale. .
Good place at GlacltAiriiin Kta Ion oon
sisting of half acre, nice . five-room
lion e, choice fruit, cistern, new barn,
targe cuickuii ti'iuse, new lence around
.1 t - I . r .
hib piano, guruen sput, ior sale at a Oar
gain. Inquire of Su-an R.Cuiry, Clack
amas, Or. ' . 1
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' POPULAR. NORTH BEACH'
Ekcurslon Steamer T.J. Potter Ooes
' liito Service June a7.
. Those who are planping their vacation
this year will he intetested in - knowing
that the popular etcurslon sttsauier.'tliB
T J. Potter queen of river boais goet
into service June 27, end that she will
leave Portland during the season, every
a ay irom tuesuay until Saturday lntlu
sive. To see the beauties of the plctnr
esque . and mighty Columbia a from
the decks of the Potter is a treat never
to be forgotten , For speed and grace
nothing in river or lake service In the
entire West equals this side-wheeled
beauty. Five hours from Portland and
one from Astoria, through the famoiiB
fishing waters of the Columbia,, past
scores of salmon traps and nets and as
many-winged fish boats, lands the pas
sengers at 1 1 waco, where Close connec
tion Is made for beach points with trains
of the 1 1 waco Railway & Navigatioa
Company, whose cars stand on the
wharf awaiting the steamer. The beach
is twenty-seven miles long, two hun
dred yards wide at low tide, and so batd
that carriage wheels ' scarcely leave a
mark. It is an ideal place for driving,
riding, wheelingor walkin. , and the surf
bathing is unsurpassable. The excel
lent hotels and .hoarding houset provide
good accommodations at price ranging
irom one dollar to three dollars per
The round trip rate from Portland to
Astoria Is $2.60; to Beach points 4,
good until October 15th. On Saturdays,
during July and August, round trip
tickets are sold to beach points at $2 50,
good for return leaving the beach the
following undv vening.
The Oregen Railroad and Navigation
Compauy has juat ixauud a new summer
book (free for the asking) which tells all
about the delightful reanrtt of the Co
lumbia river, t his can he obtained from
any agent of the Oregon Railroad A
Navigation Company or by writing A.
L. Oraig, General Pai-seugur Agent,
Hew to Avoid Tronble. ' :
with a bottle 01 Chaiuhetliln'e Oollo. Cholera,
and Diarrhoea Remedy. It n alinuetoertaln to be
tlUtOfall lwl,0.lh..nniu - I I .
-" " " " u.r, anu 11 proniir
ed now majr aave von a trip to town In the I'li'it
lr ap In .. kii.u., .......... . ,- . .
.. . ' ...... tv rM,,, i. vverywnere aa
r-T- w "i .iiwwiitii mmncine in uee
lor bowel eomplaluta, both mr phiuiren od adult,
I n . 'ii """i- w -o wunom u. nor sale
uj vi, a, naruiug. , ( , ; ,
THE OLD REUADUS
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
'. ; Cigar is' a superior ' !'(
, '' 5c cigar. They might
" have made other ; . '
brands as good but -' '
they didn't., ' ;-.' ;
Rough and Dressed
: ; lumber!.;
.' -I ...),' ..,
1 Dlx Brotbtn of Scbubil,
Are now prepared'to furnish all: kinds of
; Rough and Dressed Lumbef.
.'. '.. .Yellow Fir. Lumber, cut t';,
i -: outf the best tim.- 1 '
;-';:.ber and ' furnished at ' fl!
"reasonable prices':. ; ".:.'v '
MeriCiittoOrier on M Mice.
, Write or call.
Daily River Excursions
OREGON CITY BOATS
DAILY and SUNDAY
Leaves Oregon 1
7 oo A. M.
io oo "
I 20 P. M
4 30 "
8 30 A. M.
3 00 P. M.
6 15 '
No Way Landings
ROUND TRIP 23 Cents
Oregon City Transportation Co.
OrrtCI AND D00K FOOT OC TAILOB T,
Hii'O I'.t to chtiire wltho it notiij
Foley's Kidney Cure
makes kidneya and bladder right.
For wagons, buggies," hu.
ness and all lines of farra
implements. ' .
L; F. HOLMES
, CA.NBY, OREGON
- Wkf , ;
nd there Is not s cam of piles
In existence that cannot be
quickly and permanently cured
bv Vtrrin'i Pllt Sptcllle.
You take it that's all. New
prlt'e One Dollar a bottle at
Tour drogRls'. 11 lie hasn't it
Dr. Perrin Medical Co..