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OREGON CifY COURIER, FRIDAY, JANUARY, 8, 1904
The Store Noted for Best Goods at Lowest Prices.
Suits and Cloaks.
49 Suits-All wool, homespun, 329 Jackets-ln gray cloth.tan,
and mixed effects ; sold for black, red, box-coat effect, all
$12.50, 5i7-50 and $20.00 new, this year styles $10.45
during this sale $7. 6.4? $9.45, $8.50, $7.15, $6.45,
and $5.00 $5.75, $5.00, $4.5oand $2.50
A.-r wiv;- ctse in mpi- 349 Childrens' Coats-Just
347 Walking Skirts-ln mel- , ,
tons and mixed effects ; sold J and
Stre-$P,ri2e5 So S, S$lso,
g3-50and frl.JS g2.45 and $1.90
3700 Yards-36-inch worsted 750 Yards of French Pinhead
Scotch Plaids, double warped, Checks, pure wool; sold every-
assorted colors, just the thing where for 65c our price dur-
for children's school dresses. jng this sale only 35c
Worth 35c during this clear
ance sale 19c 599 Yards Scotch Heather
1245 Yards - Bright Scotch Suitings in 38-40 inches wide,
Plaids, with crepe effects and assorted colors, all new goods;
in assorted checks ; well worth sold everywhere for 60c and
25c-during this sale 15c 65c yard-dunng this sale 47c
mcMen & McDonnell
CORNER THIRD AND MORRISON
I LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
The Woo;lmen of the World will give
a smoker at Woodmen's hall to night
and a good time is assured'
The local lodge of Forresters meets to
night, it being and adjourned meeting
from last Friday night. Oiflcers will be
There is no mire exhilarating baver
age than Red Top Bve or the Planet
WhiBltev. Kelly & Ruconich, in the
The echools of Oregon City, Canemah,
Willamette, Parkplace and Bolton all
opened their doors on Minday altar a
ten days holiday season.
Now is the time to have that umbrella
covered or repaired. Just in a new
.Stock of Covers, Ribs, Rods and Handles
at Lamb 4 Sawyer's. We do repair
ing in all lines.
Final timber receipts have been issu
ed from the land office to Alex B. Lind
qaist, of Multnomah county who has
thereby acqnired title to 160 acres of land
in section 17, T, 2 S. of R. 7 E.
Mr. Wm. S. Crane, of California, Md.,
Buffered for year- from rheumatism and
lumbago. He was finally advised to
try Chamberlain's Pain Balm, which he
did and it effected a conplete cure. For
sale by G. A. Harding.
Henry E. Stevens the popular and
efficient County Recorder of Clackamas
county had a prosperous month In his
office dumg the month of December.
The fees received in his office amounted
to $248 which is pretty near the high
The County court of Clackamas county
lias been in session since last Wednes
day. This is the first regular session of
the year 1904. Much bnsiness of im
portance ha come before the court. The
list of ctaina allowed and orders entered
will be published in the next Issue.
My method of filling teeth with
practically no pain still continues
to draw forth words of praise
from my patients, If you have
a tooth that needs attention don't
neglect it for it won't hurt you to
have it filled by the method used
in this office. Call and be con
vinced. My Motto: "Cleanliness,
Modern Methods, Consideration
of Patients Feelings."
DR. L. A. MORRIS
Office next door to Courier.
The Shakespear Club of Oregon City
met Monday evening at the residence of
MisB Eva Meldrum for their first meet
ing of the year. The session was spent
in the discussion of Hamlet. This
tragedy will be finnished at two more
meetiugs. The club meets every two
Mrs. Lizzie Oooper who died at
Carus on last Weddesday was buried in
Mountain View cemetery on Friday of
last week. The deceased was the mother
of Elmer M. Cooper the late county
clerk of Clackamas county and was a
moat excellent lady. The funeral and
burial ceremonies ware largely attend
ed. The chickens figthers in Oregon City
during the past week have been in high
feather. Between reading the Jucklins
by Opie Ped and having aa excellent
cocking main at Oswego on Thursday
night they have fared well. Tne cock
ing main at Oswego was between Ore
gon City chickens and Portland birds
and theOregonCity chickens won in most
every instanse. Some of the local sports
cleared some $300 on the evenings
I PERSONALS I
Miss Aneita Gleason visited Miss
Emma Evans last Thursday.
Misses Veva Knight and Helen Glea
son visited Misses Ethel Bradtl and
Charlotte Dundas, of New Era, Wednes
day. George Hulbert, the feed yard man,
accompanied by his son of Silverton, is
vi siting a son at Olympia.
Miss Florence WeBtover ieft on Sun
day morning for Dallas, Oregon, where
she has six more months of school to
Miss Ethel Graves returned on
Monday from McMinnville, where Bhe
spent the holidays with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs Will Pope and grand,
son, Will Allen, of Portland, were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meldrum
Miss Jean White, Charlie Bollinger
and Norman White left for Pacific Uni
verait' Monday afternoon to resume
W. B. Partlow, a pioneer resident of.
Mt. Pleasant, who is well known to the
residents of this section, is quite ill at
hia residence ner this city.
Ed Taylor, who has been quite ill at
his home In Canemah for the last ten
days is much better and will be able to
be about hia work in a few days.
D. H. Mosber, Miss Ora Black and
Miss Maud Stone, of Redland, returned
on Monday to Willamette University at
Salem to resume their studies.
William D. Westover, brother of
the -ditor of the Courier, spent the
Christmas holidays in this city return
ing to his employment at Seattle Sunday
W. E. Marshall who for the past
menth has been helping out at Huntley's
book and drug store has returned to bis
own store at Highland, where he has a
Miss Sade Chase, Miss Ma Kelly,
and Misses Fannie and Kate Porter,
teachers in the Portland city schools,
ho have been spending the holidays
with relatives in this city returned to
their work in Portland on Monday
Dr. J. L. Casto, the old veteran
Grange worker, is Buffering from a se
vere attack of the "grip." He is now
76 years old, and it is feared that he
may not survive. He hae entirely lost
hie hearing. Dr. Casto is with his Bon
at 331 Crosby street, Portland, where
particular friends will be welcome to
Hon. John Dimick, of Salem, one
of the rising young lawyers of the state,
was in Oregon Citv on legal business on
Monday. While here he was the guest
of his brother, Grant B. Dimick, the
mayor. While at present located in
Salem Mr. Dimick will likely iater lo
cate in some live, up-to date town in the
Eastern part of the state.
A. F.Turner, of Stafford, was in
Oregon City Wednesday on business,
lie says the county roads in his part of
the country are in fearful condition.
That 110 attempt was made by the county
court to repair the road until the rainy
sea-on set in. When the county court
came out and looked "vise and ordered
the road supervisor to fill up a few ruts
which he proceeded to d?, with mud or
soil, winch made the roads worse and
R. Lee Westover, who for the past
fifteen months has been the local editor
and solicitor for the Oregon City Cour
ier left on Monday morning for Ilaton,
New Mexico, where he will probably go
into the newspaper busineaa for himself
if the outlook is inviting upon further
investigation. He is a capable newspa
perman and has made many friends in
this city. For the present, at least, the
local work on the Courier will be done
by the editor-in-chief.
Samuel Elmer, of Olarkea, was in
Oregon City attending to business on
Wednesday. While here he called at
the Courier office and became one of the
Courier new subscribers and made a
guese on the number of seed in the
Courier'! pumpkin. Mr. Elmer says the
road to Clarke is getting in dreadful
condition. That many of the planks on
the plank road are broken and that it is
dangerous for man or beast to travel up
on that highway and that the county
court are making no effort to repair the
Gradually the work of the Oregon
City YouDg Men'sChristian Association
is assuming its normal condition. This
week the educational woik started with
a class in Bookheeping. Tbis work is
carried on as nearly in the business
college plans as the facilities will per
mit. Students may come and go when
they please or progress as rapidly or as
slowly as their talents will justify. Both
beginning and advanced work is taught
so that a person may begin with the
rudiments or he may take up Corpor
ation work, Loose Leaf system,Voucher
accountings, Banking, etc. The average
person with due diligence and study
would be able to qualify himself by the
first of May to take ch irge of any ordi
nary set of Merchandise books.
The rapid calculation consist of short
methods of figuring which will greatly
shorten the work of a bookkeeper and
j enable him to do much more in the same
i length if time. Arithmatic will incl.ide
anything between the rudiments of
The Pernin systAn of Shorthand will
be taught so that a student who is un
able to finish the course here may com
plete it in Portland without losing the
time that has been spent iu etudy or ot
learning a new system.
. The Ladies Gymasium started and
held its first meeting of theseauon. Misa
Josephine Chase is the instructor
There were a number of ladies out and
a few i'i their suits. The class will
meet each Tuesday night and possibly
Thursday also. All ladies are invited to
visit this class.
Considering the lateness of the sea
son all the work of the Association has
shown up very encouragingly. A good
attendance at the Gymabium and a
goodly number of baths are taken each
week. The general attendance at the
room is good. Visitors are always wel
come and find plenty of good reading at
The Circuit Court of Clackamas Coun
ty was convened in adjourned! session
Monday by Circuit Court Judge T. A.
McBride. A divorce was granted Anna
C. Eddy from her husband, Daniel M.
Eddy, with the privilege of resuming
her maiden name, Anna C. Crabill. The
parties had been married for 11 years.
In the matter of E. Q Caufield as as
signee of the estate af E. M. Atkinson,
an insolveut, the report of the assignee
in the matter of real estate was filed and
approved. The report "bowed that the
real estate brought $1,S6J and of the
amount now in the bands of the assignee
it was ordered that h retain $400 for
his services, that $215 be paid over to
Newton McCoy as a balance due him for
legal services; and the balance wai or
dered distributed among the creditors.
A temporary injunction was granted
in the matter of Prescott Klabff isch
against Clackamas County Court to pre
vent the construction of the Fenton
Judge McBride Monday overruled the
the motion of the defendent for a non
suit in the suit of the Gladstone Real
Estate Company against Sheriff Shaver
and Clackamas county. Evidence was
presented by the defendants and Mon
day was set as a time for hearing argu
ments in the suit. This is an injunction
suit brought to restrain Sheriff Shavei
from telling for delinquent taxes for the
year 1901, the property of tne plaintiff
In the divorce suit of- Qalbraith vs.
Galbraith, the court awarded to the
mother the custody of the minor daugh
ter, and to the father was given the two
minor sons. The property interests
were equally divide .
In the divorce suit of Howlett vs How
lett, the defendant was directed to pay
to the plaintiff the Bum of $30 with
which to conduct her suit.
Here we are again Mr. Editor, badly
disabled but still in the ring and ready
to fight for good old Democratic princip.
This year dawns with much to do in
behalf of the American people. Every
man knows his duty as an American
citizen. Then let us be up and doing
Garfield Grange, No. 317, elected (he
lolling officers for the ensuing year:
W. H. flolden, master; F. DaviB, over
seer; H. Crawford, secretary; F. M.
Gill, treasurer; E. F. Sunace lecturer;
Mrs. Yocum, chaplain ;VVm. Davis, gate
keeper; L, Palmter,siewaid ; E. Huff
man, assistant steward ; Misa Lemon, L.
A, S. ; Cora Yocum, ceres ; May Davis,
pomona; Nora Huffman, flora; Maud
Holden, organist. Several applicants
were initiated into the first and second
degrees laet meeting.
Farmers in this vicinity are getting
along nicely with their spring workcon
sideriug the bad weather.
The O. W. P. & Railway company
have made great changes in this country
A great many new improvements are
being made and any one looking for a
home would do well to investigate this
vast region of unsettled land, where
pure water, mountain air and fertile soil
promises to be a farmers paradise in the
H. H. Andres is improving nicely
since hu came home from the hospital.
8. C. Huffman is slowly recovering
from a stroke of paralysis.
The Xmas t rees at Garfield and Mt.
Zion were both a success and everybody
enj )yed old Santa Clause's visit,
From all indications the boys ha J
belter gather up their old cow bells and
(hot guns for cupid is at his same old
The night school is doing a g wd work
A great many people who have not had
the opportunity to educate themselves
may be greatly benefited by the school.
January, 1901 and still we have not
beard the sleigh bells.
The men who m ide a law prohibiting
the killing of Chinese pheasants are not
working for the interest of the farmer,
cr were not in their right senses when
they did so.
Tne morning tbeme at the Congrega
tional church will be "The Father's
Graciousnesa." In the evening the sub
ject will be "The Great Physician," and
will be illustrated by gtereopticon
Y. M. C. A,
The following officers were appointed
by the city council: Wm Knight, re
corder; James Evans, chief of police;
A. H. Knight, superintendent of streets;
John Graham councilman, vice Harrv
Gillmore, Roscoe Mack, Wesley
Kicgs, special deputies. Saloon licensee
were granted Frank Astman and H. A.
Vorpahl. E. I. Sias, Ed Shull and A. J.
Knight were appointed a committee to
Bee u re scenery for the new Btage in the
city hall. The salary of the chief of
police was reduced from $3 to $4 per
Born, to the wife of Warren Kendall.
Jan. 4th, a bouncing baby.
Born, to the wife of A. A. Porter, on
an. 4, a daugh'er. Mother and child
Otto and Emma Evans left for Los
Angeles Wednesday, where they will
visit for some time.
Miss I.illie Lucke visited friends in
Oregon City Tuesday.
Go to Sias' for all kinds of pills and
Misa Marian Swanby is home fiom
Portland lor a brief visit.
A farewell reception was tendered
Otto and Emma Evans Monday night.
Those present were Mr, and Mrs. W.
H. Bair, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eckles;
Misses Mabel, Veva, Esther and Veva
Knight; Messrs Willard and Arthur
Knignt and Laurence Bair.
School commenced Monday in Canby
and adjoining diatricts.
There was a large crowd present at the
IN ew i ear's dance. Ureston City, tsar-
lov and Hubbard being well represent
ed. J. F. Eckerson, Wm. Knight and Mr
Henry went to Hubbard this week to
work on the school house.
The new store building of George
Knight is about completed, and it wil
be occupied by Sutherland & Randall,
who wdl put in a complete line ollurni
tute and hardware.
The Canby Lodge I. O. O. F. No. 156,
installed the following officers last Fri
clay night. The installation was con
ducted ny Elmer Veteto, lodge deputy.
Adam Knight, noble grand ; H. A Ded
man, vice grand, K. 1. Sias, secretary;
Andrew Kodier, treasurer; J.B.How
ard, R. B. N. O. ; B. H. White, L. S. N.
G. ; Howard Eccles, inside guard; Ed
Shull, outside guard ; Charles Boroughs,
chaplain; Wilson Evans, R. S. S. ; Ed
Spulak, L. S. 8,; Andrew Knight, R. S.
V. G. ; Otto Evans, L. S . V. G.
Land Office Business.
The report ol the local land offica
shows the total caah receipts during (he
month of December to have been $6735.
27 . The sales of Ihd d during the month
amounted to 22,886 acres. There' were
16 timber and stone entries, netting the
Interior Department the sum of $150.
Thirty-six homestead entries were
made during the month just cloced ,
bringing in $325. Commissions on 4973 -40
acres, embraced in homestead entries,
amounted to $200 09. Commissions on
13 final homesteadB amounted to $84.40,
and fees for the taking of testimony
made the sum o( $158 56.
A Clean Sweep
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Clothier and Furnisher
6th and Main Sts. OREGON CITY, ORE.
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i IT GIVES THE BEST RESULTS.
We sell this truss under an absolute
guarantee, or money refunded if not
We make a specialty of fitting trusses,
for which there is no extra charge.
Send for Smithsonian circular, free. .
HOWELL & JONES
Ye scribe had the unbounded pleas
ure of enjoying Christmas at the esi
dence of Will Bonney and feasted on the
jgoodies ot our bountiful land and also
enjoyed a bounteous New Year's spread
at i lie home of J. G'.r'jett.
Mr. Carlson will return home tomor
row after spending the holidays with bis
thre) married daughters of Portland,
Quite a number of young folks from
here attended the New Year's ball at
Highland and report a good time al
though a little crowded.
Mrs. Gorbett went to Oigon City
last week to receive treatment for a cau
car on the cheek which is giving her
Mr. and Mrs. Phillips spent a couple
of days last week yieiting their daughter
of Wiilamett, v
Ed Ball waB seen in Colton on New
Year's day . Wonder what brings him
here? Looking for cedar timber, per
haps, as be is shingle mill man.
It was stated by a Colton correspond'
ent in one of the Oregon City papers
last week, tha. there would be a dance
here on the 9th. I beg to correct it as it
waB so intended at the time, but v
postponed until the 16th. Come.
Coyotes are playing sad havoc with
the sheep in this part of the country.
Mr. Wheeler is visiting for a few days
at the Arquett residence.
John Arquett and Ban have been at
medical Hot Springs, Washington, for a
couple of months and comes back much
improved in health.
Since we have inaugurated our great Over
stock Sale we are known as "The store that
Saves You Money," but never during this sale
have we cut prices so low as now in order to
get all the odds and ends off our hands. In
fact everything in the store, from a collar button
to a suit or overcoat, has been reduced to prices
gratifying to the economical. Our goods are the
kind which give satisfaction. Our prices baffle
competition, but they cannot fail to please our
customers. To purchase a suit or overcoat from
us now would mean a money-saving venture as .
our prices on clothing is everlastingly the lowest
Our immense stock of Men's, Ladies, and Chil
drrn's shoes will bo disposed of at wondrously
low prices. Every article in the store will be
sold at telling prices. Come and look over our
exposition of bargains.
Have you ever
heard of the
This is without any
excebiion, the best
truss on the market.
Money to Loan At 6 and 7 per cent an
Real Estate Security. C. H. Dyk.
For Sale Fresh milch cows, by Geo.
Clark, Logan, Or.
Fop Sale Timber, 2000 cords stump-
age 30c. D. F. LeFevre, Ely, Or.-
Girl Wamteri. A small girl wanted to
help with housework. Correspond with
Box 407, Oregon City, Oregon.
Bargain Small farm 5 miles out, good
land and good improvements, also 240
acres timber land in Clackamas county.
Address L, 20, Milwaukie Oregon.
Strayed Cattle Two yearling heifers
from my farm on the Holcomb road.
Right ear clipped and left ear split. Any
one finding same will notify me at Ore
gon City, Li. F. D. No. 2. L. D. Mum
power. 2l. .
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ty, Texas, wrlteB Dec. 25, 1902: "With
pleasure and unsolicited by you, I bear
testimony to the curative power of
Ballard's Horehound Syrup. I have
used it in my family and can cheerfully
affirm it is the most effective and pleas
antest remedy for coughs and colds I
have ever used." 25c, 50o and $1, at
Charman A Co.