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OPT"' CiTY COUR1F.B, FrtlDAY, DECEMBER 25 1 903.
Km as Shopping and Km as Suggestions
It's a pleasure to shop now but that jam later on! Wisdom and
economy both combine in the affairs of early shopping Our Xmas
stocks were never handsomer. Make this store the base of your
holiday supplies and see how satisfactorily you will be served
NoveitieselfandCUnteriS W'th Xmas Goods and Holiday
Black French Dress Goods
Purchased exclusively for Xmas
trade. Wiil be placed on sale today at
cut-rate price, from now until Xmas
If there is a.single thing In DressGoods
that we haven'r got, it cannot matter
much to you.
Black Peau de Soie Silk.
We have great values in Black Silk,
French and American manufacture, from
the best loom In the world, purchased
exclusively for Xmas and Holiday
presents, and you can buy them for less
than ever before at cut-rate prices from
now until Xmas. See us for gilt-edged
values in silks and dress goods. The
great silk and dress goods house of the
Cloaks and Suits a Specialty.
With this offering of Tailor-Made
Suits we expect to surpass all records
for value-giving in up-to-date Suits,
lailored in a manner beyond reproach,
in all the fashionable shades and pop
ular colors, ranging in prices from $9.5o
to $25.00 and upwards. Exceptional
values and bargains in our new and
and spacious Cloak Department.
Cloaks and Jackets.
Those swell sleeves that Fashion
decreed are in our new Coats; the latest
ideas of skilled garment makers are to
be found here. Big , sale today on
Cloaks, Suits, Capes and Jackets, for
ladies, misses and children. You can
save money. Come and see us.
mmkn & McDonnell
CORNER THIRD AND MORRISON .
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS i
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DBRtie s tseatie, Dentist, Weinhard
building, rooms 16, 17 and 18
Dr. 0. 8. Seamann, physician
OrBces over Harding's Drug store,
Msrriaee licenses were issued Monday
to Laura Barry and J. M. Huss; Flossie
Howell and 0. 8. Bard.
Saturday night the Stanford TJniver
flity Glee Club will give a concert in the
Armor hall. The affair promises to t e
most enjoyable one .
There ie no more exhilerating bever
aee than Red Top Rve or the Planet
Whiskev. Kelly & Ruconich, in the
The infaat son of Mr. and Mr?. G. W.
Biwdish died of bronchitis at Spring
water Mondav and was buried in tte
cemetery at that place Tuesday.
Now is the time to have that umbre la
covered or repaired. Just in a nev
Stock of Covers, Ribs, Rods and Handles
at Lamb & Sawyer's. We do repair
ing in all lines.
P. A. Fairclough returned from a trip
to th e Ogle mines Monday bringing out
w ith him the men who have been work
ing in the mines for the nast several
months. In wading the Molalla, which
was qu! te high, Dug Thome, one of the
men, was cougbt by the cunent and
. came near being drowned and was only
aved by the heroic efforts of himself
and companions. . '
Don't make any arrangements for
New Year's Eve until you have seen
what the United Artisans -are offering.
Look at the big show cards.
Walla Walla, Wash., Dec. 23, 1903.
J. S. Purdom.
Oregon City. Oregon.
Cosgrove's Orchestra best Concert
Entertainment, ever given in city.
' John Smity,
Chairman Odd Fellows Committee.
The Salvation Armvwill h.lVA f.hplr
Christmas tree Friday night. A pro
gram consiBtiojr of speaking and sing
ing by the children will be rendered.
All are invited to put gifts on the tree,
if they wiBh. '
Rev. Ward, the evangelist of the
United Brethren church, will preach for
the Salvation Armv one week commenc
ing Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock. All
Christians are invited to attend the open
air meeting Friday at 2 -.30 o'clock.
On New Year's day Loean Grange will
install its officers for 1904. On the sup
posi'ion that the better tLe day the bet
ter the deed , the good people " of Logan
changed their meeting day, for once
from Saturday to Friday. .
Herman Grimm, of Macksbnrg, will
shortly leave for his old home in Texas,
where he will in future reside. Mr.
Grimm has advertised all of his Clacka
mas couniy property for sale and is got ng
back to his native heath for good. He
has two sons living in Texas. .
Frank Roberts, a young hobo-of 17
' summers, was fined $7 for carrying a re
! Uncle Billy Yaughan was in town
Saturday the first time in many months
and brought the Courier twins a nice
box of sppleB.
Thieves broke into the bicycle and
gun store of Lamb & Sawyer in this city
Monday night and stole a revolver and
rifle. There is no clue as to who are the
The machinery for the new ice plant,
which is being manufactured in Port
land, will arrive next Monday. Tbe
managers of the company expect to have
tbe plant in operation by Feb. next.
James Grider stole an overcoat from
the cloak room of tbe Methodist church
Sunday night belonging to the pastor,
Mr. Woods. Grider was arrested with
ihe goods on him and locked up in jail.
He had another overcoat which was
also believed to have been stolen. The
man is a hobo.
The Multnomah lodge of Oregon City
is the olucjt Masonic Order west of the
Missouri river. Saturday night they
celebrated the paying off of their entire
inueDteaness witn & grand banquet.
The bar que t was attended by many old
pioneer members from over the county
i . : Li- . v
uuu was n must eujuyuuiy auuir.
The Rebekah Lodge entertained at
whist Saturday night. There was a
large crowd of the members present anda
delightful time was enjoyed. Tbe differ
ent degrees of the Oddfellows lodge, the
Rebekahs, the Subordinate and the en
campment, have each agreed to sub
scribe $50 for furnishing a room in the
Home at Portland.
Jamei Grider, who was arrested Sun.
day night charged with having stolen
an overcoat from the cloak room of the
Methodist church, had a trial Tuesday
and was given 30 days in the city jail.
Grider plead not guilty, declaring that
the coat had been given him by a
Btranger to hold and the stranger had
boarded the overland.
Those who are afraid of a possible at
tack of appendicitis should reflect on the
conclusion to which some prominent
doctors in the United States and Europe
have come that Ihe eating of much meat.
ind especially of any meat not thorough
ly cooked, is apt to bring on tbe disease.
Amonr the vegetable eating Chinamen
appendicitis in almost unknown. The
prevalence of the disease among Anglo
Saxons and Frenchmen demonstrates
they eat too much meat.
Those in this neck o' the woods who
hanker to be run through the divorce
mill must appreciate this grannie des
cription of the domestic preliminaries to
airing the family wash in the court room
given by "Uncle" Pat'erson, of Kansas,
"Jedge, he said, "the' fust two years
uv married life wer like th' sunshine on
tbemeddow an' th'. co'nfield. Then
cauae th' rumblings nv th' sto'm. The
clouds done cum up an' th' wind do
blow. Der wer rustlin'san an' mur
murin's, (an' th' run an' th' moon dun
quit shinin'. Den th' rain, datsth'
teardraps, an' th thunder, data the1
rumblin' uv bub voice, dun knocked ttV
happiness out uv our lives. Now,jedge,
It'll all bail an' ben. i .
Uow is tbe time ,
this is tbe Place
The Best of Eventhing for. Christmas
Ri$ht to the Front of all Competition
We place our elegant new holiday stock, the
best of everything shown in this' locality.
Popular Selections at Popular Prices
are features of .this magnificent stock which particularly recommends it to holiday buyers
AS WE BEGIN 1904
At the end of the old year we desire to express the wish that
for one and all the coming new year may contain 365 happy
and prosperous days.
We Extend to AH a Cordial invitation to visit our wonderful display of new and Beautiful
Holiday Goods, especially selected with a view to meet the every requirement of the gift makers of
this locality. Our magnificent stock includes innumerable attractions perfectly adapted to meet the
requirements of peoplewho are in search of gifts for old and young, expensive or inexpensive ; in fact
now is the time a'nd this is the place to get just what you want, and just what will please the per
son you desire to remember.
Don't Fall to See Our Holiday Display.
Everything you can wish in the line of '
TOILET SETS, MANICURE SETS, HANDKERCHIEF, GLOVE, NECK
TIE AND COLLAR BOXES, SHAVING SETS, JEWEL CASES, BON BON
BOXES, GOLD PENS WITH PEARL HANDLES, PLUSH CASES, FOUN
TAIN PENS, AUTOGRAPHS, CELLULOID NOVELTIES, PHOTOGRAPH
ALBUMS, KNIVES, RAZORS, AND CIGARS IN FANCY PACKAGES
Be certain'to see our line of Ladies' Wrist Bags. We are headquarters for Fancy Stationery. Having
purchased the entire display of a large eastern establishment, we can show you all the latest designs
in Plain, Colored, Hem-Stiched and Fancy Writing Paper, and Envelopes. Come in and look over our
stock. DON'T FORGET THE PLACE -
It's Where You Get Your Prescriptions Filled !
HOWELL & JONES
- THE RELIABLE DRUGGISTS V
We also wish to thank those who by their patronage and
kind words have made 1903 the most successful year in the
history of our business. We know that a very large part,
of the increase is due to those of you who have from time to
time said a good word for us to a friend. This we know is
the best advertisement a store can have. During the com
ing year we shall strive to make this a drug store to which
everyone can come with absolute confidence in the quality
of its goods, the carefulness of its service and the fairness
of its price's . .
We Want to be Your Druggist for 1904.
NEW YEAR. TOKENS
A great many people receive unexpected Xmas gifts for
which they wish to make some return. The custom of mak
ing belated Xmas presents on New Year's day is also growing
Anything needed for the purpose can be supplied from the
remainder of our holiday stock. We have had a large trade,
but such a stock as ours is never exhausted , and a good as
sortment always remains.
Druggists and Booksellers.
There will be more than 300 com
petitors In theairahip race (or the $100,
000 prize at St. Louis. Ai moat of tbe
ships are likely to fall it will be dangerous
for tbe spectators.
P. D. Curran, of Ely, will leave In a
few weeks for Alaska where he will seek
to find the remains of veterans who have
died In the service of their country and
ship them to the national cemetery at
San Francisco. . . "
The indications are that zinc in pay
ing quantity has been found in this
county, il luller investigations prove
the supposition, true uiacKamas ouniy
will be one ot tne very lew zinc, pro
ducing regions in the world . Then look
out for a mining boom.
On Saturday 18th, Mrs. Jud 8. Fish,
died at her horn in The Dillos of pneu
monia. The funeral was conducted
from St Peter's church in that city on
the 21st. A. 8. Bennett, well known
here, being one of the pall-bearers. De
ceased was universally beloved.
Last Sunday evening Rev. J. H.
Beavens, of the Baptist church, began
a series of illustrated sermons which
will be continued from week to week
indeflnilely. On last Sunday evaning
there was a verv larae crowd in attend
annn. A stereoDticon machine is used
in illustrating the sermons. Next Sun
day evening the subject of the sermon
will he " te ast things." fcvery one
in cordially invited to attend these
The exercises attending tbe Christ
mas season at St. John's Catholic
church in thin-city will be ol unusual in
trHRt. In addition to the regular ser
vices on Christmas day high mass will be
followed by the papal benediction by the
nastor. Kev. Father Hillehrand.to whom
this faculitv was bestowed at the time
of his late visit to the pope at Rome
There will be three services on Chrl t
mas dav. as follows: Maes at 7 a. m.
with English sermon, mans at 8-45, with
German sermon.' and high mass at 10:30
with the sriving of the papal benediction
The ladies of tne Altar society will have
charge of the decoration and the altar
will he nreciallv draped for the Christ
mas celebration. Mies Draper will have
charge of tbe singing, and among the
snlections that will fie reminrea is me
"Corpus Chrlsti Mass" (La Hache.)
Midniuht mass.ChriBtmas eve, will not
be celebrated by the church this year,
Crowds of ChrlBtmas shoppers have
flocked to Oregon City this week, and as
a result local stores cave eniayea an
excentionallv large trade. It is a no'
! tw-enViln fct that the stores which have
(1 ' enjoyed the best trade are those who
A : have advertised most extensively in the
columns of the Courier . Huntley Bros.,
who have carried a full page d during
naat few weeks, report that their
trade has been heavier than ever before
in the history of their business and that
haa taxed their large lurce oi cierss
jA to the utmost to attend to their demands,
ZhS Burmetster & Andresen, the next largesl
LV1 ' advertiser has also enjoyed an excep
VJ I tinn.il larr.a tm1a hna Frank Buscb.
Adam Bros. Howell 4 Jones, Charman
Co. and all other stores that
deal in holiday goods that haveemp'oyed
tbe colamns of tbe Courier to tell the
people about their bargains. The Cour.
ier is one of the best advertising medi
ums in the state as will be testified to
It is stated that two per cent of ha
bitual drinkers become habitual drunk
ards. Mrs. Frank C. Hall, of Truckee, Cal.,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ed Johnson
of this city,
Fred Morey is visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs, P. F. Morey, of this place, dur
ing the holidays.
At the Electric hotel on this Wednes
day evening, Mr. C. 8. Bard and Mis
Flossie Howell were united in matrimony
fcev. Bruce olliuiating. All the parties
are irom opringwater.
Mrs. Frank Brown and two children
otOntario, Or., are visiting Mrs. Frank
MuGinnees during the holidays. Air
Brown is the superintendent of the
Ontario hatchery, said to be the largest
Hah hatchery in the world.
Willia j; Grace, one of the prominent
citizens of Baker City, Or., came to Ore
gon (Jii y on Inst Tuesday to see his sick
brother, U. W. Urace. William (Jrace
is one of the prominent Odd Fellows of
the state and is to tbe forefront in the
development and upbuilding of his part
ol the state, tie will remain in Oregon
City until his brother is much improved.
Sundav morning, J. If. Koon'z and
Wes Jackson, accompanied by the lat-
ter's wife and children, arrived by a
chartered freight car, in which were all
t.ieir Impedimenta, from Lincolu, Neb.
The car cost them (200, plus $5 for over
freight. They brought six horses, three
dogs and three cats. The fourth dog
got lost on the way. while trying to
sprint against the train.
Hrm George W. Grice, who has
been quite ill at bis residence on Sixth
street during thepaetten days, is little
if anv better. An eminent physician ol
Portland was called in consultation with
Dr. C. M. Strickland, who has the case
in r harge. They find that Mr. Grace Is
suffering 'from a stomach trouble, the
exact nature of which they have not as
yet been enabled to determine. Mr.
Grace is one of the best known and best
liked citizens of Oregon City and Clack
amas county and it is to be hoped that
his recovery will be swift and complete.
Shefchick were among the New Eraites
imOnby Friday. ' ,
Mrs.flpulak and ions Frank andHenry.
..BurKTne and daughter, Carrie,
and Mr. Mc Arthur were in Oregon City
Ives Truesdale, of Portland, was a
gnest at the Anthony home Sunday.
Fred Burgoyne, of Portlond, spent
Sunday with his parents of this place.
Newt Crlteser has part of tbe lumber
on the ground to rebuild.
enry Waldron, cf Oregon City, call
ed on Dick Dundas Monday.
Mr. Young near Twilight hall has a
torce of 18 men cutting cord wood this
Win Surry, of Linn countv, was t
guest at the Fred CbiDo farm for several
days last wetk,
Mr. Veteto Is suffering with rheu
matism in the hip and shoulder.
Mrs. Newbury and daughers were
shopping in the metropolis Tuesday.
Ruby Newbury was the recipient of
of a pair of fine white Angora cats lor
Xmas present fiora her great uncle, Mr.
Mosier of Portland.
Have J ou noticed how much longer
the days are getting? i
The fire box at Mulloy'a saw mill fell
in on Wednesday of last week and caus
ed a "shut down" the remainder Of the
Mrs. Hoffman and Miss Heartleywere ,
Friday of last week in Portland and 1
visited friends at Milwaukee over night
on their return. ,
Ruby Newbury was on the sick list
Mrs. G. Brown was shopping In Ore
gon City Friday last.
Jasper Likes.nf Oswegn, was a visitor
at the B. Fredrich farm last Sunday.
Mr. Loonier is visiting his sister Mrs,
G. Jackson and Ben Wilson left Fri
day last, for Cottage Grove to view some
of Uncle Sammy's real estate.
Miss Ollie and Katie Fredrick visited
relatives in Portland Saturday and Sun
Mrs. Wink, Maggie Mulloyand Wen sol
My crown and bridge work is
the only method in dental science
that is permanent and which
perfectly equalizes the strain of
mastication. These teeth look
like your own teeth, feel like
your own teeth, and to all intents
and purposes are your own teeth
and will last a lifetime. Only i
gold and porcelain used in their (
construction. , Moderate in price.
Examinations and estimates free.
DR. L.A. MORRIS
Office next door to Courier.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Notlna In hrly given tint the undoralif nod hut
b.eti duly ipiKilnUid by tin Ununtj Court of
ClackAinaii County, Oregon, bliuiultlrator f tht
etftauiof Itobrt B'MhM, aaounstjit, late of laid
county and 'title. All nerMinu having ctnlmi
SKa'nU-thteHLatti of sala dsomidtrtt tra hereby
null :1i-1 to Ale I lie limit, duly vurlltal wttordlnK
to law, with my attorney, O. II Dya, Kaq., at bin
office, Comer of SuUi and Main Bu., Oruyoo
City, OraK'in, within tlx month! from the date
of this ootles
Paled OiKOn City, Or., Po.2l, A. D..1IKM.
HUOIl KRANCW RONALD,
Administrator of ilia Etata of
Kobart Buuald, DacaMed.
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