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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1903
All work warrantid and satisfaction guarantee
Crown and Bridge work a specialty
OBEQON C1TI OEEOON
0. STRICKLAND, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON
Does an Up-To-Date General Practice
Special attention given to surxery and discuss
Office in Garde Building,
7th and Main
DR. C. D. LOVE
Graduate o( American School of Osteopathy,
Successfully treats both acute and chronic dis
eases. Call for literature.
Consultation and Examination Free.
Office Hours: Jg?lL.
iOr by appointment at any time.
Rooms oyer Dr. Morris' Dental Parlors, next door
to Courier Office.
OEKOOS CITY, OXKOOX.
0. 8CHUEBXL W. 8. TJ'KBN
JJREN & SCHTJEBEL -ATTORNEYS
Will praotice in all courts, make collections
and settlements of estates, furnish abstracts ol
title, lend yon money and lend your money on
first mortgage. Office is Enterprise building.
Q D, & D. 0. LATCURETTE
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Commercial, Real Estate and bate out
Office In Commercial Bank Bu ng
OREGON CITY OREGON
JJOBERT A. MILLER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Real Estate bought and sold, money loaned
illes examined nnd abstracts made, cash paid for
oouuty warrants. Probate and commissioners'
Court business and Insurance.
BOOM 8, WEQTBURD BUILPINS
OREGON CITY, .... OREGON
QRANT B. DIMICE
Attobnby and Cocnsblob at Law
Will practioe in all Courts In lhe State, Circuit
and District Courts of the United States.
Insolvent debtors taken throngh bankmptoy.
Offioe in Garde Building, Oregon City, Or.
of OREGON CITY
Transacts a general banking business ,
Makes loans and collections, discoouta bills
bays and sella domestic and foreign exchange
and receives deposits subject to oheck.
Open from a. m. to i p. m.
D 0. JjAtocbetti, F. J. Mbybb
(J N. GREENMAN
THE PIONEER EXPRESSMAN
Prompt delivery to all parts of the city
King's Daughters Tea.
The King's Daughters of the Episcopal
church gave a linen sale at the Willam
ette hall on Saturday afternoon from 2 to
5. Tea was Berved by lhe young ladies.
A beautiful point lace handkerchief was
raffled off and Mrs. Linwood Jones held
the lucky number. A large crowd was
WE ARE AS USUAL, THE
TERS FOR HOLIDAY
THE STOCK WAS NEVER
We handle nothing but the
purest and best.
We carry everything imagin
able, foreign or domestic.
Just recived, Malaga Grapes
Our line in tills department
is one of our strong points.
Others may make cheaper;
prices but when you buy them
here you get the ival thing.
You don't pay for empty hulls.
The Seventh Street Grocer.
Solons Will Probably Tlot Jldjourn
Sine Bit Until Hfter
Salem, Or., Dec. 22. That there will
be no adjournment of the Legislature
until Thursday is practically ctrtain.
That the adjournment taken then will
not be Bine die, but only over Cbr st
mas, is well within the range of proba
bility. This is the effect of a com pro
mise reached by two contending factions
the members who favored immediate
amendment of the assessment and taxa
tion law and prompt adjournment, and
thoBe who. favored a protracted session
and the consideration of whatever im
portant matters might arise.
It is now admitted' by the leaders of
theearly adjournment agitation in both
houses that the work in hand could riot
not completed by Wednesday night.
In both branches of the Legislature
today a resolution was adopted provid
ing that the Legislature adjourn sine die
Wednesday evening. It was not meaat
seriously, and was adopted with the un
derstanding that the r solution should
be reconsidered later, and the period of
the session extended once or several
times, as circumstances might require.
If other evidence were lacking which it
is not-that sine ;die adjournment 'O
morrow is not seriously contemplated.it
is amply furnished in the manner of this
forenoon's proceedings in both houses.
No effort was made to get down to con
sideration of the tax law or the portage
right of way, but the tirre was given
wholly to introduction end considera
tion of pet measures, petty and other
w;se, of all members who choBe to hand
Just prior to the noon adjournment,
Uault introduced a bill to repeal the
portage railway law. On the question
of passing it to a second reading, Reed
moved that tin bill be Jaid on the table.
Southern Oregon and many of the Dem
ocrats voted for the passing of the bill to
the second reading, but the opponents
of the portage road only mustsred 12
votes, the bill was laid on the table, and
the portage road was safe.
The Republican caucus called during
the morning to meet at noon assembled
and without any further proceeding ad
journed to meet tomorrow at 12 o'clock.
SPECIAL SESSION ENDED .
SALEm, Or., Dec. 23. The special
session of the Oregon Legislature ended
tonight at 11:15 o'clock. In a three
day session the Legislature accomplished
all that had been desired, an achieve
ment made posssible by perfect har
mony among Republican members who
constituted a large majority iueucli
Today both Houses passed the bill ap
propriating 100,000 for securing a right
of way for the Celilo canal, and also a
number of bills of minor importance.
Killing of Chinese pheasants has been
prohibited until 1906
Ten oer cent has been fixed as the
maximum rate of interest to be charged
upon property sold for taxes.
No person, except the person paying
the same, will be permitted to maintain
a suit to recover fees paid to County
Recorders under the invalid fee law.
At the session which closed tonight
the Legislature corrected the defective
tax iw, revived the $300 tax exmption,
removed the difficulty in the collection
of Recorder's fees, amended the law re
lating to executions at the penitentiary,
and prohibited the killing of elk prior to
Who would keep their ohildren In good health
shnnld watrh for t.ha first, fivmnt.nms nf worms.
and remove, them with White s Cream Vermi
fuge. It is the childrens' beat tonic. It gotsj dis
postion at work so that their iood does them
?ood. and thev urnw unhealthy and strong. 160
at Charraan & Co.
SUPPLIES IN OUR LINE.
SO COMPLETE AS NOW
OUR LINE IS COMPLETE
Olives, Olive Oil, Catsup,
Shrimps, Lobsters,, Clams,
Salmon, Petit Pois, Asparagus,
Tender Melting Peas, Wax
Beans, Peaches, Apricots,
Pears, Corn, Tomatoes, etc.
SEE WINDOW DISPLAY.
Christmas exercise' will be held in
the school house on the evening of the
23. A cantata will be given by our most
efficient talent, which bids fair to be a
real success from old Santa down to the
The Ladies' Aid Society of Parkplace
presented the church last week with a
tine new organ which certainly will be
Mrs. P. Pregor, of Portland, is visiting
her mother, Mrs. John Straight.
Mis Childs, our primary teacher,
leaves Friday morning for Brownsville
to'.spend the holiday -with her parents.
Our popular merchant, W. A.Holmes,
has a fine display of holiday goods, which
is certainly a credit to his business.
The Mothers' Club held their nsual
monthly meeting at the school house
Friday afternoon. Very interesting pa
pers were read by Mrs. Grant Olds.Mrs.
Wm. F. Brayton, Mrs. George Hamilton
and Mrs. Charles Oglesby. Interesting
discussions followed each paper and a
ver profitable meeting was the result.
'Mif-'B Casto, one of our teachers, will
spend the holidays in Portland with her
We are pleased to ree Prof. McCann
out on the streets again. He will take
charge of the school soon after the holi-
spent Saturday in
THE MOLALLA CENTRAL MM CO,
There was never an opportunity
as bright as is at present to de
velop some good, mining properties
that would add to the interest of
Oregon City and Clackamas coun
ty than to develop and put upon a
paying basis some of the good
mines that are located in the Mo
lalla Mining District.
The Molalla Central Mining Co.
is the owner of a claim and a frac
tion on which is one of the finest
ledges in the district, and all the
ore which has been.taken out shows
that it is 95 per cent free milling
and very rich. In order to satisfy
the owners that the ledge was a
true fishure vein, they sent an ex
pert into the district who examined
the ledge very carefully, and re
ported that in his forty years
of experience in mining he had
never seen a better prospect. He
took ore . from the surfaced also
from other parts of -the ledge,., and
it run frbm $ i6.76 to 2,773.31
per ton. ,
i The mine was then incorporated
under the laws of the state of Ore
gon by Otto F. OisovLinn E
Jones, F. H. Welch and G. B.
Dimick, all of Oregon City, at a
capitalization of $25,000 with the
par value of the stock at ten cents
a share: ,
The company has installed a '
blacksmith shop and a house for
its workmen to live in during the '
winter, and has a crew of men at I
work opening up the mine and put- j
uug me v.c uti 111c uump, ana win
continue to work all during the
winter, and in the spring a stamp
mill will be installed, which will
make the mine pay its own way,
The company is determined to
make a success out of their mine,
and this can be done for the reason
that they have an abundance of
ore. The last assay made from
across the ledge gives us $49.45
in gold per ton. The company
firmly believes that their mine is
far above the average when they
take into consideration that the
Alaska Treadwell mine is paying
big dividends to its stock-holders,
and all of their ore only makes an
average of 2.38 per ton, and the
big mines located in the Black
Hills, South Dakota, are paying
large dividends to its stock-holders
from ore which averages only 4.00
The company is selling its stock
for the purpose of raising money to
keep its employees steady at work
until the spring of the year, and
when the mill is installed no more
stock will be sold. There, is an
element of risk in every mining
enterprise, but the risk is much less
when the stock-holder is acquainted
with the officers of the company,
and is familliar with the manage
ment of the business. The losses
are usually sustained by reason
of the fact that a great many com
panies are organized by men who
endeavor to sell stock and convert
the proceeds of the sales to salaries
for themselves and the stock-holder
The officers of the Volalla Cen
tral Mining Company pledge their
honor to the public that ail moneys
received from the sale of stock will
be used solely for the purpose ot
opening up the mine ani for no
Otto f. Olson,
Linn e. Jones,
What an Indictment of President
Roosevelt's Weakness and Vn
, Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.
Once for all we desire to announce that
at this time this paper has no candidate
for the high office of President of the
United Ststes. When the Republican
party In national convention selects its
candidate this paper will give him,
whatever his name may be, a cordial
and hearty support.
We have no candidate to urge upon
the convention for the nomination. We
bave named a number of eminent Re
publicans whom we belleveto be fitted
for the position, and may i.ame others
whom we know to be qualified and who
can be elected without a question if
Our sole aim is that the
achieve success in 1904.
The Republ can partv never selected
Mr. Roosevelt as President of the United
States It selected him to an office of
honor and high rank, but of far less im
portance than the one which the terrible
act, of an assassia gave him the legal
Air. Roosevelt was not thought of for
a moment as a candidate for the Presi
dency at the Philadelphia Convention in
1900, and if any one had foreseen the
fate of our beloved McKiMey Mr. RooBe
velt would never have been nominated
for Vice President, however much the
State of New York desired to be reliev
ed. The Presidency is not disposed of as
Mr. Roosevelt will, we hope, serve out
his full tem, and we believe he will
discharge every duty to the full extent
of his ability.
The Republican partv has given Mr.
Roosevelt cordial support, and will do so
in all, proper matters until the close of
his Wrui ol office.
The Republican party is for the peo.
pie, nd has ever placed the interests of
lhe whole people above and beyond thOBe
of any class. The advocates of Mr.
Roosevelt quote this and that Senator as
favorable to his nomination. Few of
lhe United States Senators-would suffer
even if the party was defeated at the
election iu 1904. .
The majority of them are secure In
pleasing positions, and it is common
saying that the ideal position of a United
States Senator is when the opposition
has the Executive power and there is
neither responsibility in legislation nor
annoyance as to patronage.
It la pot the Senators who would suffer,
if a democrat should be elected Presi.
I S HE RE
A Word to Late. Bayers
We have arranged our display so it may be inspected by
the purchaser with the least trouble and loss of time .
We have on display the largest stock and best assortment
of Christmas goods in the city and are prepared to fill the
wants of all and at prices within the reach of every purse
Our stock of dt . , &
Toys, (Kames, Books, Knives
and Xiuas Tree decorations
In fact everything for the children has been greatly
Beduced in Prices
Make us a call and be convinced
Charman & Co.
City Drug Store.
dent. It is within the bounds of risi
bility for the Republican party '10 be
badly defeated and not a Republican
Senator lose his seat.
It Is not the Senators, however, who
nominate Presidents, but the delegates
selected by the peop'.e.
With a Republican defeat for the
Presidency what of the fate i-f the st anch
heroic Republicans of the South viio at
home haw only Republican Adm'muUra.
tions at Washington to look to for social
and political friendship? '
A Republican defeat in the Presiden
tial election means at least four years of
gloom and despair to those brave, true
hearts who have never a ray of sunshine
in their political lives except when a
Republican President is in the White
Shall they be doomed in despair by
the nomination of a man who csnnot be
, Are their delegates to the convention
going to tike any chances with New
York State such as were taken when a
former accidental President, a New
Yorker, too, able, shrewd and diplomat
ic, in full and implicit confidence 01 vic
tory sent JtiGge Folger to an open politi
cal grave, and, when that merciless pit
was closed in 1884, under the sod of New
York lay buried the boundless ambitions
of the brilliant Blaine and the blighted
hopes of our national party?
President Arthur knew . New York
State then as well as President Rooee
velt does today. He was a better poli.
tician than our present Chief Magistrate,
but he and his friends went down in
monumental defeat, and so will it be
next year if our parly takes the chances
with Mr. Roosevelt. :
The parallel is a deadly one to our
party. Garfield Ohio's pride shot,
and, and New York's Arthur Lis succes
jor. Th result twenty-five years of Re
publican supremacy terminated by the
fatal vote of New York. Twenty . ears
more elapse and Ohio's McKinley is
called higher and New York 'b Roose
velt takes his place. Shall we again
meet Nemesis? Do the Republicans from
the South, from Delaware to Texas, want
two more terms o! Democratic Presi
dents in the Wbite House? The las? ac
cidental President gaye them that, and
Mr Roosevelt can do equally good work
It was said that Mr. Roosevelt was an
indepent political grave digger in the
'80s. He may be desirious to change
places and to be in the front vehicle thin
time, but the Republican party cannot
Do the members of the- Republican
party in the East, the West, the North
and the South wish to see the 75,000
Postmasters of their own political faith
turned out ant their placet filled by
Are they ready to turn over the 150,
000 mail carriers' places to cur political
Do they wish to see Democrats in-
THE OLD RELIABLE
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
trenched for years in every custom
house and internal revenue office? -
Do they propose to pave the way for
Democratic Marshals and Deputy Mar.
Bhals, for Democratic District Attorneys,
Land Agents and Inspectors throughout
the length and breadth of the land by
nominating a gentleman that we cannot
We do not believe the Republican
party will commit hara-kiri : but if the
party in convention says it must be
Roosevelt, then, so Bay all of ns.
Mrs. George Knight returned Sunday
from a week's visit with her daughter
Mrs. Clyde Evans.
Willard Knight and John White are
hauling hay from Carus to Oregon City
for W. H.Bair.
Several hoys from Canby attended
the shooting matnh at Barlow last Sat
urday and returned with some turkeya
Elmer Veteto, of New Era, was in
town Friday evening on business.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bair were Port
land visitors this week.
Miss Emma Evans came up from
Portland for a short visit Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wait were
Portland visitors T uesv ay .
Carl Burgoyne and Wesley Sercik, o
New Era, were in town Sunday.
Times are brisk In Canby just row as
there is much Christmas shopping djne
Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Evans ha tb
tuovfld iiiU' itia Roth house formerly oc
cupied by Mr. Shoemaker.