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OREGON" CITY COURIER, FRIDAY, TULY 3, '1903.
THE STORE NOTED FOR GOOD GOODS AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
DRAWING TO A CLOSE
, - Before Winding Up Our
We wish to give the housekeepers one grand benefit that will
remain green in their memory for years to come.
It will pay you to lay In a year's supply at !east-ln Table
Linens Towels Napkins Toweling Lace Curtains Tapestry''
Portiers Blankets Quilts Comforters Draperies or Table
Covers or Couch Covers.
Bt surt and tomt stmt day ibl week, 1h sotntr tb better
Bazaar Patterns Reduced to 10 cents
McAllen & McDonnell
CORNER THIRD AND MORRISON
and daughter have re-
I LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Come to Oregon City July 4th. -
Hats and flower greatly reduced at
Mrs. Bladen'i. , o
Cut rate prices at Moore's pharmacy
on Seventh Street.
Overcoats have been in demand this
Furnished housekeeping rooms for
rent. Appl y to John Schram.
The city hydrants have all been
painted a beautiful pale .blue.
Cups and mirrors free at Charman &
Co.'s Drug Store. See their adv. .
Money to loan at six per cent. J. J .
Cooke, Oregon City, Oregon.
Beatie 4 Beanie, Dentists, Weinhard,
huilding, rooms 16, 17 and 18.
Select your hits while the stock is
large. Everything reduced -U Mrs.
The new parsonage of the Presby
terian church ia rapidly nearing com
pletion. Dr. M.- C. Strickland's new office
building on the hill is assuming form
Mr. and Mrs, J. 0" Zimer are rejoicing
over the arrival of a fine girl, born Mon
day, Jane 20th.
The Southern Pacific Railroad Com
pany is repairing its bridge over the
F. R. Prioe is rejoicing over the arrival
of a beautiful eight-pound baby girl on
Thursday, June 25th.
The best wasning machine that was
ever invented ia carried by Wilson &
Cooke. Fully guaranteed.
Klemsen, the Electric groceryman,
has moved hii store into more elaborate
quarters north of the Electric hotel.
If you want a good time on the Fourth
-come to Oregon City, where a cele.
bration of an old time nature will be
The County Court convensd Wednes
day with Judge T. F. Ryan present and
prpsidiug. The court will adjourn to
day. Ynu make -o mistake by taking
Toi'ipus and prescriptions to Moore'b
Pharmacy. Accuracy, skill, pure drug
and right prices.
A large number of Oregon City people
who have been eneaeed in picking and
uackine strawberries at Hood River,
have returned home.
The Oourier office guarantees satisfac
inn in it lobbina department or no
pay. We turn out work promptly. Our
prices are reasonable,
Minn Maud Morey. who has recently
oti,rno,l from Boeton where she has
been attending school, is ,'visiting
relatives in this city.
Thft ftrecron Citv High school baseball
team will play theCanby team on the
tatter's grouna on me ruunu, in
team has been reorganized.
Mrs. Margaret Thornton, who former
ly ran the New England Home Board
ing bouse and . who Bold out to Mis.
Bailey, is again in charge of the place.
Invitations are out to the wedding of
Miss Grace Marshall to Emery flohle at
9 o'clock p. m. July 8th, at the home ol
MifB Marshall's sister, Mrs. T. F.
tt:..i. rnm manner Wisner. .who h ft
for Alaska on the Albatross a few weeks
ago, is quarantined at Seattle, the
Albatross being quarantined wiibsuuil.
pox. . i
The receipts for the County Clerk's
office for tbe month of June, 1903, were
$"62 against $238 for the proceeding
month and $205 for the same month last
The cool, damp weather of the past
two weeks has considerably damaged the
h.,n crnn. many rouiuit uu iu
or cracking open. The crop
fine this year.
hawino Items for the Oregon
Daily Journal will confer a favor if he
will leave same at either the poatomce
store or at the Courier where they will
receive prompt attention.
The Floro lora Dancing club pave a
dance at Canemali park last F.uav
evening. Alatgecrowd attended the
dance and a most enjoyable lime
was experienced by all present.
A recent letter from Hay Creek.Crook
county, states toai tmxuuu "
All trimmed hats reuced at Mrs. H.
T. Bladen. u-
Sample Duck skirts at 89 cents and
Hatine Fettieoats 89 cents. 1.00, 11.25.
Corsets and Girdles 50c. 75c, $1.
New White Goods, yd TAo, 10c, 15c.
At Thompson's Bargain Store.
Mrs . ; P, F; Morey left Tuesday
morning for Boston to attend at the
bedeide of her son, Barry E. EaBtham,
who is a student of the Boston School
of Technology and is now sick with
Miss Florence Westover, who tiught a
three months' school at Aims, has re
turned home, her school having closed
lastrnday. She was onered another
term of the school at an increased salary
A game chicken fancier from Pennsyl
vania says he has found by experience
thai the best fighting stock is produced
by breeding a Red Irish rooster o Red
Fyle hens. It is up tc our game chicken
sports to investigate this matter.
A chicken having liree leys, a!l of
which ae used in walking, is a iieak
lecentlv ha'clied hv a hen belonging to
Mrs. Krougliton. of luis ci:y. All oi th
ete of the chicken are perfect ami all
are used in walking, ltisa remarkable
, The Juanita Concert company eave a
recital in the opera hou-e Tuesday even
ing for the benefit of the Heppner flood
sufferers. A large audience witnessed
the performance which ; was excellent.
Tbe concert was given under the auspices
oi the Methodist church.
Company A., THrd regiment, O.'N.
G., was inspected Monday evening in
the Armory by Lieutenant Colonel Ray
mond JublU. ol the third regiment.
After the inspection the cpmpany went
in a body to the bouse warming ol Alt.
and Mrs. E. A. Chapman.
Rev. Georiie Mayfield, of Eastern
Oregon, preached an eloquent discourse,
on Sunday, at the Primitive Baptist
meeting held at the home of Brother
Bruce, at the head of Seventh street.
The congregation was large. The Rev.
Brother Matthews and Brother JYioffatt
also broke the bread of Life with true
About twelve million feet of logs
passed up through the locks in tbe lat
ter half of June for the two paper mills
and about six million feat came down
the river, tne year's supply of the
mills, not counting the thousands and
thousands of cords of cottonwood com
ing by rail and barge.
The success of the recent farmers' in
stitute at Holly, Linn county, prompted
Warner Grange on Saturday to pass a
resolution authorizing its secretary to
request the professors of the Corvallis
Agicultural college to bold an institute
at New Era in the fourth week of Sept
and if that date be not convenient for
them than at same other time they
George E'y and family are camping
on the Salmon River for an outing.
Mrs. M. J. 3urrin had her house
given a new coat ol white paint last,
Grandma Taylor and daughter. Miss
Helen, left for California to visit rela
tives Tuesday. . '., '.
The large new house on the Kreitser
place north of New Era is approaching
Large areas are in potatoes round
about New Era. The fields of wheat
in that neighborhood look exceptionally
fine. . 1 : ' ,, J
Mr. Putnam, of otringtown, is stocking
a pond iu which speckled trout disport
with water lilies. Their beautiful
flowers, he believes, will richly reward
him for his trouble.
The rains have flattened a great deal
of hay which will make cutting tedious.
Wet weather has retarded haying, the
result being that many fields of grass
and clover mixed are over ripe.
Elder A. McGary, of Austin, Texas,
arrived in Oregon City last Tnrs-'ay
afte noon in company with Elder J.
H. Moore, of Molalla. The two dlvineB
have been engagnd in a revival meeting
at Eugene. Kev. McGary is looking
over this section of tbe Willamette Val
ley and is very favorably impressed with
it. Tbe fruit of this country impressed
him more than anything else. The
only cherries he ever Baw growing on
trees he saw in the Willamette Vallev.
He will return to his native state next
week, taking with him two laurel walk
ing sticks whlqb be cut in the southern
paet of tbe state. '
' Frank Loom is, a young man who ! was
engaged in working in the paper mills,
lett town very suddenly ana unexpected
ly last week for parts unknown and has
not since been hea-d from. It ia said
Loomis owed Landlord Catta about $25
board bill and borrowed money, ' and
that a number of other places in town
who take boarders also lost something
by him . Loomis owned a fine gold
watcb and concluded to raffle it off by
selling numbers. After having sold all
i he numbers he claimed be lose the
watch but did not give the money
The crew engaged in filling the trestle
of the O. ft. P. & Railway company at
the Clackamas river, were compelled to
shut down work last week because nu
merous large boulders were struck bv
the Bleatn shovel. A new piece of earth
was secured on which to operate, how
ever and the work is now progressing
rapidly. The filling of the Clackamas
trestle is a great undertaking and a
la'ge force of men will of necessity be
employed there all summer. The1 wages
paid ate f-! per day lor common labor.
The 8. F. Call ends an editorial on
"Pedagogy" thus: One is inclined to
go back and rest contentB.il y with the
old idea ol free, common school education
the same being that is should give the
pupils all a sound and working know
ledge of reading, writing and arithmetic,
leaving thetraining of imagination and
the jffeel of that which requires judg
ment and discrimination to the maiurer
period when the mind is capable of
analysis. What do the school men ol
this county think of the Bubject? : ' "u J'
In the race lor queen of the Woodmen's
carnival to be held in Portland this
month four candidates have been enter
ed. They are Misses Echo Sam.on,
Anna Darling, Eleanor Williams and
Grace Marshall. All are Quite popular
yonng ladies. Miss Hamson is in the
lead at present. The contest is lust he-
ginning to warm up and it is expected
that a great deal of interest will be taken
before it closes. It costs five Cents to
vote and voting places have been
established at Huntley's Holman's tbe
post office aud Harden's,
A large and enthusiastic audience
witnessed the performance of the Juanita
Concert company ai the opera house last
Tuesday evening. The mimical selections
were all excellent and beautifully render
ed and the performers were repeatedly
encored. Abo it eighty dollars wan
realized by the company. After aviim
tbe expenses tbe lumls were donated to
tbe Heppner flood sufferers. Ihe com
pany went from Oregon City to Wood
.burn where they will give a recital. Tbe
company gave prizes to the girls that
sold the largest number of tickets
Louise Walker receiving fiist prize and
May ham bo second.
Robert Ginther, Neey'j principal of
Bcuoois, was in town Wednesday.
C. Wismandle, of Mackeburg, was in
town Wednesday on business. ,
Willamette Falls Camp Woodmen of
the World, will install officers this even
ing. Miss Bessie Armstrong, of Aurora, is
the guest of Mrs. W H, II. Samson this
Franklin T. Griffith returned from a
visit to Castle Rock, Wash.. Wednesday.
Tbe installation of officer of the Falls
City lodge, Ancient Order United Work
men, will be held Saturday evening.
Frank Bullard, who has been working
down at Cathlamet, came home Satur
day to stay until alter tbe 4th of July.
MisbSelma Shaver, a teacher in tbe
Holladav schools, Portland, came home,
to spend the summer with her parent'.
0. G. Slaughter, a prominent cattle
man from Wilhoit Springs, passed
through Oregon City Tuesday, with 30
beadofyouug cattle lor the Poitland
The Salvation Army is conducting a
( amp-meeting in their hall in Oregon
City. Good crowds are attending their
meetings. Local preachers assaist in
tbe work at different times.
Charlie Ely has been in this burg tbe
last week on the sick list. He returned
to Salmon River Sunday morning, and
was accompanied by Maud Moran, who
will visit her suter until after the 4th of
County Superintendent J. O. Zinser.
has notified the officers of the school
districts over Clackamas county thai
unless their annual reports are in his
bands before August 1st, tbey wilt not
receive their share of tbe school funds.
Miss Myrtle Taylor and her mother;
Mrs. 0. Story, accompanied by Mrs.
Maggie Harrington, of Highland, and
Archie Story, l(t Monday evening on
the overland for Wbittier, Cal , where
tbey will spend the summer with re
latives and friends.
The suffering from headache is had enough, ftf
but that is not the only harm. Yt
kVJ nuj pain cAuauais vitaiitj ouu lujuica uic
03 nervous system.
, Each recurring attack makes it easier for the
next headache to come. . ' ,
THE OLD RELIABLE
Headaches should be promptly cured in order
h1 to escape the pain and to avoid the strain upon jjM
the nervous system.;
&2 UimtlAtr RtlAtc
No trouble to cure quickly if you rely upon (t
our Headache Tablets. Money back if they fail, Yi
but "ours doesn't fail." . Jjf
Price, 25c. . Made and sold by
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
...H,.ifr Hi i..iillli ill nan..,
We carry the only complete line
of Caskets, Coffins, Robes and
Linings in Clackamas County.
We have the only First-Class
Hearse in the Oounty, which we
will furnish for less than can be
Embalming a Specialty.
: Our prices always reasonable.
SHANK & BISSELL, Undertakers
Phones 411 and 304
Main St., Opp. Huntley's
j hat. Herionslv injured gar
dens and killed some chickens. What
ever jack rabbits were hailed to death is
t bat much ahead.
A human skeleton was unearthed ly
the crew digging a sewer in the upper
part of the eitv last week. The skeleton
was found inbedded in six feet of mother
earth, under a large rock. How it came
there is a mystery, or whether it is the
skeleton of a white man or an Indian
will ever remain a mystery. The
skeleton was taken to Portland and
placed on exhibition.
Children's Day exercises were ob
Berved at the Methodist church Sunday
evening. Ad excellent program was
rpnderwd bv the young folks, consisting
of songs, recitations etc. The little folks
acquitted themselve gracefully. A
large crowd was present to witness the
exercises. In the afternoon the Juanita
Concert company entertained a fair
Bized audience with music. - ,
The Deoot saloon is evidently a hoodoo.
Meswrs Hamilton & Purcell who have
been engaged in selling liquor at that
place for the past two months, quit
business the nrst 01 the' week because
tne place would not pay. They say
they have averaged loss ef $5 per day
since the time they began business
there.--In the years , gone by many
different parties have undertaken to ran
a saloon on that pai ticular corner but
none of them have been successful, and
tbe corner looks like a hoodoo, at least
lor tbe liquor business.
The closing exercises of St. John
Parochial school were held at Shively's
opera house lat Thursday evening. A
large crowd of friends and relatives of
the two graduates was present. The
stage was decorated with flowers and
loonea very Deautuui. A program was
rendered by the echool consisting of
music ano recitations. Kev. Arch
bishop Christie, of Portland, was to have
addressed the class and conferred the
graduating honors, but was not able to
attend and Father Durroo, of Portland,
conferred the honors The graduates
were Miss bttie Builivan and
1 U Developed (kjm
S V 1 Our Watch Business I
TlieChautauqua will commence in
les than two weeks. It is esiiinaled
that from ten to twenty thousand people
from the outside will lie at the Chaniau
qua during ihe meeting. Tracm-ally
all ol them will HpiMid more or les iimn
in Oieg'iii Cry. Tnen wouhl ii not he a
good p.au to clean np;i hit anil gel leaiiy
10' our company , lui the c.i y iiana nee
that the alive h are put iu ij 1 1 ' I cmni i mi
and lei taen iiusuibbs man Bfe thai li
p. ace of Im-Mneis wpavs us bml ii'en,
ll tliis is dociH we w,;i limn Ihm er
liniiiesion upon lue v iu'8 liom l lit
outside than e would if we we e to
allow tii'iitM to di it aiong jusl as tbey
have been d' .'ling.
The Liberator, the State organ of the
Socialist party, suspended publication
last week, the paper was established
near the heginniug of tbe year and made
a strong fight for the Socialist candidate,
Ingle, for congress. I be paper was
issued from the Portland postofflce. 'It
was printed in Oregon City by the
C inrier Publishing Company. Quite a
number of Clackamas couutv Socialists
had stock in the paper, though of what
tl e stock constated it would be hard to
tell. The paper haa no plant and no
property eave a very limited amount of
office fixtures in the Portland office.
The circulation was 200U per week.
Three tramps met with a narrow es
cape from death at Canemah last Tues
day morning. They were riding on ; the
roof of tbe Albany focal, coming towards
Oregon City. Tbe train struck tbe
sha p curve runoing at tbe rate of about
25 miles an hour when the tramps ud.
denlr lost their hold on the .roof and
went Bailing through the alr.They struck
the eaitb with a dull tnud and it was
some minutes before they regained their
wits sufficiently to move on. Tbe trio
then proceeded to the agent at the depot
here where all sorts of dire threats were
made against tbe company. They
claimed that the conductor bad kiekel
them off the train, but a number of
George , Canemah people saw them fall from the ,
root of tbe car,
In the last few years to a high degree of perfection, but we are not going to stand -tilt,- we
propose to double it this year, and in order to do so we are offering special inducements such
as enlarging our stock, selling on the installment plan, making a payment when you pur
chase the yvatch and the balance in monthly or weekly payments, selling at sptcial prices
and guaranteeing every watch, both the price and the qua'ity. And you can depend upon
our guarantee as we have had years of'experience in dealing in watches and repairing watch
es. If you do not know us ask your neighbor about us; he has aWays found us reliable.
We are especially proud of our stock of gold filled watches at this time, it is by, far
the largest we have ever shown before. We have just received a lot of the newest patterns
They are of the best makes, such as Boss and Crescent cases fitted with Waltham and Elgin
movements. We are offering a good reliable gold filled watch for $12.00. Thi is not a
cht-ap gold platrd case with an imitation movement, but a good gold filled case guaranteed
to wear 2 tai, flitted with an E!gin or Waltham movement. Then we nave others of bet
ter grades at $15.00, $20.00 and $25.00. Silver Watches irom $600 up. Nickle' Watches
from $2.50 up,
We believe in doing work right. Our workmen are skilled and condentious. You'll
not'gruin e at the prices either. All our work guarnateed.
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