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OREGON CITY COURIER, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 1903,
WORTH A KING'S RANSOM
avea rrom xn
MKS. COL. E. J. GRESFIAM, Treas
urer Dangh ters of the Confederacy,
and President Uerndon Village Improve
ment Society, writes the following letter
from Herndon, Fairfax county, Va. : '
' The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus, O. :
Gentlemen "I cannot speak too high
ly of the value of Peruna. I believe
hat I owe my life to its eonderful
merits. I suffered with catarrh of the
.bead and lungs in its wort form, until
Miss Helen Eastham loft Monday
.or New York City.
iMorton Cockrell paid a visit to his
parents in Albany Sunday.
George Knight, of Oanby, was a
-caller at the Courier otllee Monday.
Adolph Aschoff, of Marmot, was an
Oregon City visitor Monday.
Frank Welsh left Monday for his
mining claim on Ogle Creek.
Mrs. 0. E. Brey, of Seattle, ia the
gucBt of her daughter, Mas. J . E. Hed
gen. M.ha Beanie Nheppard, of Barlow,
WBBthe guests of the Mi usee Albright
A. W. Cheney, former proprietor of
4he Courier, has a situation in Portland
.as foreman in a job otliee.
Mrs. B, II. Evans aud Mrs. Henry
Lady, ol Sheridan, are the gnosis of Mrs
4i. A. Harding in this city.
Miss Lucia Cochran, of Salem, was
.visiting her brother and friends in Ore
,55(111 City a few days hint week.
John W. Cochran, local editor of the
On gon City Enterprise, was visiting his
old Ik me in saletn last Sunday.
Prof. Edgar M. Faulk was a visitor to
Oregon City Sunday. The Prof., now
Lhh a kiood situation in Portland.
Joe Meldrum, who has a good job in
a Salem restaurant, visited Ins-old home
here M oi day, returning on the evening
Clas. Hiimpreys, of Astoria,
HiHiniMir of the Portland Telegraph line
at that place, visited Ida parents here
- Mi. and Mrs. J. W. Cole returned
the l.uter part of last week from a trip
thioiiKh the eastern part o( the states
cl tin (.on and Washington.
- I.i - Harding was home thetlrstof
th k vibiiiiig his parents. Ho has
a ."oi position with Sidney Sniytho's
eui vc.. :ng p.irty in Extern Oregon.
- ill Shively, who has been attend
ing t'acitlc diversity tit Forest Grove,
it, . ,n-' for :i week's vacation. He is
coi rt i i oinlent for the Evening Telegram
fi. in tvoitti! I'niwMty and is making
quue a re pot :it ion as a writer of news.
I'liutainc l)on 7 ll'iint It.
Oregon City, Nuv. lit, '0:1.
I.ditor Cornier: 1 have been informed
that u petition wa eiicnlated in town,
and hs vlready obtained many signa
twee, n quoting that my name be placed
iii r,o h nation for ntayorsV.li of Oregon
City While thanking my many friends
fur i lie honor they would couier on mo,
ai.d f t the loyal support they promise
me if 1 fhonlii become a candidate. I,
afii'i 'I't.i deliberation, do most respect
iu . I decline the nomination.
Von i a UespeclfnUy ,
P. 8. FlNlTANK,
TWH'H L. Yoileraiid Harry Kit tenor j
AY) in - Swil'lk and v Union Mini;
Mntuiit'et Heber and Frankliu Mueller. I
the doctors fairly gave me up, and I
spalred of ever getting well again. J
" I noticed your advertisement and the
splendid testimonials given by people
who had been cured by Poruna, and de'
termlned to try a bottle. I felt but little
better, but used a second and a third
bottle and kept on improving slowly.
"It took six bottles to cure me, but
they were worth a king's ransom to
me. I talk Peruna to all my friends
and am a true believer In Its worth.
Mrs. Col. E. J. Crcsham.
Thousands of women owe their lives
to Peruna. Tens of thousands owe their
health to Peruna. Hundreds of thou
sands are praising Peruna in every state
in the Union. We have on file a great
multitude of letters, with written per
mission for use ia publio print, which
can never be used for want of space.
Columbus, O., for a book written espe
cially for women, instructively illustra
ted, entitled "Health and Beauty." Beat
free to women.
A decree of divorce was granted Stella
McCord from Walter McCord Tuesday.
On the grounds of con -support. Mrs.
Morisa Burt asks a divorce from M. 6.
Burt. Her maiden name was Morisa
Banser and she wants to be allowed 10
The Kinney divorce suit occupied a
considerable pait of the time in the
Circuit Court last week. After hearing
all the evidence in the case, which con
turned neatly two days, Judge McBride
took the case under advisement. The
parties are residents of this county. The
wife sued fr divorce and for the custody
of the children, which the husband op
posea. The evidence of the husband and
wife was somewhat conflicting, at times
and it was pretty hard to hnd just who
In the Circuit Court last Friday Laura
Allis brought suit for a divorce from her
husband William Allis. The parties
were married in Nebraska some 12
ears ago and have been resideitts of
Portland for the past year. The plaint
ol Hie wile is cruel and inhuman treat'
merit. The wife asks that the defendant
be compelled to pay into tho court the
eii") of $100 to meet the costs of the trial
and also that he be compelled to pay her
alimony. There is one child, a gill of
three, which she asks the custody of
She says the husband has frequently
made thrrats that he would kidnap the
A lleiuurknble Happenlm?.
In the garden adjoining St. U urge's
chapel at Windsor castle Is a tree with
one of the strangest of stories. Plight
cd aud stunted by llghtulug, it stands
to recall ono of the tragedies of his
tory. It is n willow and grew from n
cutting taken from the tree nbove the
grave of Napoleon nt St. Helena. For
long It flourished In Its new position
hut on the day of tho battle of Sedan
In which tho power of Napoleon IIT
was crushed, n (lash of lightning car
ried away its chief brunch. Still In Its
mutilated state It continued to grow
lustily enough until years Inter It was
smitten by manlier lightning stroke
Careful comparison showed that tli
second disaster synchronized exactly
with the death of the prince Imperial
son of Napoleon III., at tho hands of
Zulus lu Africa.
A Woman' IiiKPnnlty.
Years ago Sir lioger Hill and his son
lay dying tit the same time. It was ot
the utmost importance to the son's
Wife to koep her husband alive beyond
Ids father. Just sutlWtcnt time to ena
ble him to sign n will. This she did by
killing oiw pigeon after nuother, keep
ing his feet Incased In the body of the
hot, steaming bird and as soon as It be
came chilled changing it for another
The plan was successful, and tho prop
erty was left to tho Ingenious wif
who was so soon n widow after, tho es
cutlon of her plan.
Beautiful Clear Weather.
llcitilua pxertii ft dim1! iutluenc. on Ihe howHi.
j liver mul kulueys, purltylui; nt troDgihonlnir
(meeolrllow, mnttiv, pwsv U. ami inure or
u-sei pimpiei, biou-iies nj biokhds. 60ot
WILL HOLD BANQUET.
Democrats of Clackamas County
Arranging for Big Blowout.
The Democrats of Oregon Citv and
Clackamas county are preparing to have
"the time ol their lives at a date not
fardiBtant. They propose to hold a
banquet in Oregon City to which will be
invited all the Democrats of Clackamas
county who care to attend. The arrange
ments nave not yet been completed, the
committee has or.ly just been appointed
but that the matter will go through and
that the banquet will be held there is
little or no doubt. The committee ap
pointed to mane nnai arrangements for
the affair consists of the folio wing well
known gentlemen and Democrats: Col.
K. A.Miller, U. N. Wait, J. P. Lovett.
J. E. Hedges and Henry Thorf pson.
II is these gentlemen s duty to say
when the banquet will be, where it will
be and what it will consist of It is
rroi osed at this banquet to have a regu
lar love featt, to bind np all old wounds
that has rendered ditterent factions of
the party political enemies in the paBt,
to forget and forgive all differences and
to get together on the plain and simple
ground of pure Democracy and line up
for the battle of 1904, both in county aud
National elections, so as to present a
front to the enemy that will be unbroken
and unbreakable. Silver Democrats
and gold Democrats, Tammany . Demo-
cratsand anti-lammany Democrats will
be asked to participate in the love-feast,
and to help put the party which has
withbtood the whirlwinds "of many de
feat and rejoiced over many victories
Bince the good year of our Lord 1800 and
is now just in its prime, back into pow
The date has not yet been set for this
glorious meeting, but it will take place
sometime this winter, possibly before
Christmas, probably not until St. Pat
rick's Day, and when it does take place
let every Democrat who can participate.
Oregon mitt has been falling in treat
quantities during the past two weeks.
Mrs. Nicholson and daughter, Jennie,
have gone to California for the winter.
Mrs. Harry Jack, who has been eick
for some time, is slowly improving.
Our little city is making rapid pro
gress, we now have new sidewalks and
Mr. Lonev got badly kicked last Sun
day by one of his colts.
Our minister, Rev. Stockwell, bought
a neK home the other day.
The frosty weather seems to delight
the farmers. , 1
A. Dougan had the misfortune to have
a mare and colt die this week.
We have been informed that the wed.
ding bells will be ringing in North
Mulino about Christmas.
JohnLamon departed for California
this week with his father and brother,
Fred Woodside made a trip to Oregon
City this week. .
Mr. Bdynton, of Woodburn, U visiting
his son, Charles, at this place this
Eph Lewis had the misfortune to lose
his hat Saturday night.
Emerson Spats gave a taffy pulling
to his many Inends Friday evening.
There will be an Xmas tree at the
Evangelical church at this place
Kate and Sarah Jones, of Portland,
visited their parents Saturday and Sun
Ben Faust has purchased the Wilds
farm at Liberal and will take posses
sion some time next month.
While on his way to Wilsonville last
Monday Henry Elligson's team ran away
but no other damage doue except a lot
of mud on the driver.
Sharp Erothera have disposed of
several head of hogs at over 4 cents a
pound on foot.
Louis Toedtemier has taken pity on
the countys road grader and pulled it in
his barn for the winter.
Miss Anna Baker and Miss Katie
Pamparin are visiting the former's sister
Mrs. Gentry, 'at Independence this
M. B. A. Lodge, No. 825, will give a
shadow social Saturday evening, Nov.
21st, in their hall at Wilsonville.
Tualatin Granee No. Ill have decided
to give a dance and supper Thanksgiv
ing night, Nov?mber Slith. Tickets in
cluding dance andsnpperare 50 cents.
Spectator tickets cents.
O. P, Sharp, G. F. Aden and J. L.
Krimeare ou the committee for the
social so good mimic and order guaran
teed. . Chunky Feilow.
It still continues to rain and moss has
begun to grow again on the ol.t moss
The majority of our peoole are on the
sick list with bad colds.
. William Bouney Is giving his home t
coat of paint.
School is progressing nicely in
District No 70 uuder the able manage
ment of MisB Boon.
Mrs. Mosher left Tuesday morning for
Southern Oregon to visit relatives. Her
eon, Harry, accompanied her as far as
Salem, where he is attending school.
Miss Glink and daughter, Nora, of
Bull Kun, were the guests ol Mrs M. J.
Boon and daughter. Myrtle for several
Mr Fullaui and crew began laying
plank on the Courtwright hill, but did
pot get done because the plank ran out.
Get a move on. yon Mr. Bonrey and
furnish plank as the farmers are getting
tired of wading through the mud.
Hand'.d Down by General Land
In the Contented Innil nana nl Tnniiin,
vs. Erickson, the decision of which
reached the land office here last week,
Erickson's claim to t.hn land u-ao ,.
dared to be void. The decision is an
important one and involves manv thous
ands of acres of land in Oregon", Wash
ington and California, according to At
torney John W. Draper, of this city.
HiHCKBon ' was airtaay the owner of
more than 160 acres of land but filed on
a land claim in he Siletz country. In
gram contested his right to the land on
uie grouna mat wnen wnckson riled on
it be was already the nwnnrnlmnm tlmn
160 acres and for that reason he was not
entitled to locate on any part'of public
domain. The decision handed down by
the General Land Office hears nut Tn.
ine decision clearly states that any
one -who is the possessor of more than
160acres of land can not make entry on any
part of the public domain. Hundreds of
people who were already owners of more
than 160 acres have Hind nnrl nrnverl nn
on public lands, and In many instances
nave Dunr, nomes upon tneir land ac
quired from the public domain, and by
the decision of thn ranoril land nfTii'a
every one of these persons can be
aicKeu on tne tanas ttiey nave had in
their possession for yearBOu the behest
of any one who sees fit to contest, their
right to the land.
i he case is an important one if the
decision in made to. embody personB
who have already made improvements
and will likely result in litigation with
Plenty of rain and some snow has
fallen here. Mercury 34.
J. A. Shiblev ia attending court at
William Bard and wife will leave for
California in a day or two for the letter's
Miss Ora Lewellen's health is improv
ing since she went to Colorado Springs.
Our Bchool is getting along nicely with
Mis Asphjnd as teacher.
The carpenters have commenced work
on the Presbyterian church.
The Presbyterian church will soon be
gin a series of meetings.
Charles Bard is getting h!s new house
J. A. Shibley has in his garden a sec
ond crop of blackberriesjfully developed,
some pf which measure fully two inches
Branch Tucker has moved into his
Reuben Tucker has returned home
and is helping the Sprlngwater carpen
terg with their work.
Brother and Sister Knowlea, of Port
land, will render duets at the meetings
this week until over Sunday. Come
and hear them.
Ensiqn W. K. Crabtree, ,
In silver plated ware we sell "The EUnd That Wears, the Genuine
RoqerS Bros. 1647 Ware" We have many designs in Knives, Forks,
Spoons, Ladles, Tea Ware, Cake Baskets, Nut Bowls. Butter Dishes, Etc.
We carry a much larger assortment in Sterling Silverware than ever before.
We invite you to come in and see it.
Probably you are in need of a good Carving Set and have not been able
to find it. We like to have you look over our assortment. We know they
will please you and we guarantee the quality.
Burmeister & Andresen
The Oregon City Jewelers
PROMINENT PEOPLE WEDDED.
F red Greenman and Miss 3Iin
n ie Ilolden United in Wedlock
At the home of the bride in this city,
Thursday evening at eight o'clock, the
marriage ol Mr. ilea UJeenman ana
Minnie Holden was solmenized by Rev.
E. 8. Bollinger, of the Congregational
church. Only a few of the most inti
mate friends of the contracting parties
were present to witness the marriage
ceremony. The nely mated couple will
immediately departs for Puget Sound
points where they will spend a brief
honeymoon. Returning they will reside
in this city.
The groom, Mr. Feed Greenman, Is
the son of O. N. Greenman, of this city
and is a gentleman of excellent character
and reputation. At the present time he
is deputy County uierK under a. a.
Sleight and as S'ich has made a good re
cord. The bride is one of Oregon City's most
crmely and accomplished young ladies,
standing high in social and church cir-'
clesand haying friends without number
in this city.
In honor of the coming marriage the
bridowas tendoied a linen rush at her
home Tuesday evening, at which a large
number of her lady Mends were pres
eot. She was the recioient of many
costly and useful presents. The eveninn
wns pleasantly spent by the assembled
guests by playing games, while music
interspersed. The Courier extends its
congratulations and hopes the new bride
and groom will Jiave a long and placid
voyage on the matrimonial sea.
lragedy at Butteville,
L. B. Saunders, a local bopgrower of
Butteville, waa found "dead iti front of
Parrott's residence at Butteville at an
early hour Thursday morning. There
were two bullet holes in his breast and
a revolver lying by his side, indicating
that it was suicide. There is no motive
ascribed for the rash act and a dispatch
rom Aurora at noon Thursday etateB
that foul play is suspected.
Following is the list of letters remain
ing in the Oregon City poetofBce on
Nov. 19, 1903:
Women's List Miss Grace Austin,
Mra Jeny Cobbaert, Miss Manne Hanks,
Mrs Myra Henderson, Miss Grace Shaw
ley, Anna Smidt, Mra J Williams.
Men's List Adam Andrews. Sidney
Audall, Atber Bowers, O O Carpen, . T
Eagan, Rev John M Foster, O Gaedke,
George E Hatch, J W Hnlton, Jack
Lncette, Howard Mills, J H : Mills, O
Parson, Frank Ross, J S Smith, Henry
Vonderahe, Clarence Williams, P F
Williams, Mr Wolfer, 0 H W,
Tom P. Raxdall, P. M.
"The Kind That Wears" is what we
have been selling for a number of years.
We carry by far the largest stock in the
county and our prices are right. These
are some of the reasons why we sell more
silverware than all other stores combined
in the city.
Thanksgiving is near and you may
possibly be short of some articles or would
like to match some pieces you already
have. You can not choose a better time'
as we have unpacked another shipment
which just arrived from the factory.
THE flOLALLA CENTRAL MINING
Inspection of Mine No. i3-for Molalla
Central Mining- Company.
Oregon Citv, Ore.,
Oct. 17th 1903.
Said. mine is situated in South Molalla
Mining District, county of Marion, State
of Oregoo, said mine being a true fieure
vein uncovered about two thousand feet,
being about four (4) feet six (6) inches
or more in width, it is free milling ore,
which assays as follows :
Lowest grade ore '$16.70
Next grade ore 75.94
Full test acrosa ledge 310.33
Lower half Btratta 551,6 J
Selected samples 2773.31
This company is incorporated under
the laws of Oregod, and capitalized at
$25000. The company is offering a
small amount of this stock at ten cents
per share in order to develop the ledge
and erect a mill. The officers of this
company are well known men of Oregon
Otto F, Olson, President
. Linn E. Jones, Treasurer.
G. B. Dimick, Secretary.
F. H. Wki.sii, Manager.
It's folly to suffer from that horrible plaguo of
the night Itohtag piles. Doan's Ointment oures
quickly and permunently. At any drug store, 60
Carpet Weavinrj By John Harris-
bereer, Mt. Pleasant, near Oregon City.
Boarding With or without rooma in
private family j use of bath ; good loca
tion ; reasonable. Apply at this office.
Lost Black, white and tan English
setter dog. Tan spots over eyes; tan
colo' about the mouth, black on head
and ears, large black spot on rump and
aanic. Answers to name ot uai. $.? re
ward for his return. Dr. L. L. Pickens.
Money to Loan 7 per cent interest al
lowed on money left with me to loan.
Piincipal with accrued interest returned
upon demand. Abstracts furnished.
G. B. Dimick, Attorney-at-law, Oregon
For Sale at a Bargain. Homestad re
linquishment to 160 acres, open but un
improved land in Clackamas county.
Good soil and finest stock range in the
county for either cattle or aheep. Will
sell cheap or trade for Oregon City prop
erty. Address Box 64, Oregon City , O re
CASTOR i A
for Infants and Children.
TTia Kind You Hava Always Bought