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OREGON CITY, OREGON FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1904.
Dr. George Hoeye
All work warranted and satisfaction guar
anteed. Crown and Bridge work a spec
ialty. Caufield Building. Phone 1093.
Oregon City, Oregon.
M. C. Strickland, M. D.
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON
Does an up-to-date general practice. Spec
ial attention given to surgery and dis
eases of women. Office in Garde Build
ing, seventh and Main streets, Oregon
: City, Oregon. '
C. D. D. C. Latourette
ATTY'S AT LAW
Commercial, Real Estate and Probate our
Specialties. Office in Commercial Bank
Building, Uregon iity, uregon.
Robert A. Miller
ATT'Y AT LAW
Will practice in all the courts of the State
ana before the Land Department or trie
Government. Koom 3, weinhard Build
ing, Oregon City, Oregon.
Grant B. Dimick
Att'y and Counselor at Law
Will practice in all courts in the state,
circuit and district courts of the United
States. Insolvent debtors taken through
bankruptcy. Office in Garde Building,
Oregon City, Oregon.
George L. Storey
ATT'Y AT LAW
Will practice in all the couits of the State.
Abstracts of title a specialty. Can fur
nish abstracts of tite to any tract of land
In Clackamas County at lowest rates.
Advice free Charges Reasonable.
Howard M. Brownell
ATT'Y AT LAW
Abstracts furnished. Office with George
C. Brownell. Oregon City, Oregon.
Commercial Bank of Oregon
City. Capital $100,000
Transacts a general banking business.
Makes loans and collections, discounts
bills, buys ana sells domestic and for
eign exchange and receives deposits
subject to check. Open from 9a.m.
to 4 p. m. D. C. Latourette, Pr.es;
F. J. Meyei, cashier.
George C. Brownell
ATT'Y AT LAW (
OREGON CITY, OREGON
C. N. Greenman
The Pioneer Expressman
Established 1865. Prompt delivery to all
parts of the city. Oregon City, Oregon.
DR. C. D. LOVE
Graduate of American School of Osteopathy,
Successfully treats both acute and cbronie OU
easeB. Call for literature.
Consultation and Examination Free.
Office Hours: t.lt
iOr by appointment at any time.
Booms over Dr. Morris' Dental Parlors, next door
to Courier Office.
OKKOOH CIXY, 01E0OH.
W. 8. U'EKN
JJREN & SCHUEBEL
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Will practice in all courts, make collec
tions and settlements of estates, furnish
abstracts of title, lend you money and
lend your money on first mortgage.
Office in Enterprise building, Oregon
WE are now prepared to serve you
in the following line with
Stoves, Hardware &. Furniture
at greatly reduced prices. Call
and examine our stock and get our
figures. We will save you from
10 to 20 per cent on all goods. Second-hand
1 goods bought and sold.
. Sugarman & Son
Cor. 5th and Main St., Oregon City
Gave Him Immediate Relief.
J. Ogdersof FroBtburg, Md. writes:
"I had a very bad attack of kidney com-
nlainf anA triad Fnlfiv'a Kirlnev Cnru
which gave me iniuWiate relief, and I
was perfectly cured alter taking two
bottles." It never fails to give comfort
and relief in the worst caees. Sold by
Huntley Bros. x to.
that calls for cream of tartar
and. soda or other quick leav
ening agent use Royal Baking
food of finer
gestible and wholesome.
Lewis and Clark Centennial at
Portland, Oregon, Next Year,
International scope is assured to the
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition
to be held at Portland, Or., from June
1st to Oct 15, 1905, by President Roose
velt's approval of the ant of Congress
making an appropriation for the Expo
sition, and his invitation to foreign
countries to participate. Portland's
Exposition will represent a total outlay
of over $5,000,000. Though covering
405 acres of land and natural lake, it will
be compact in form, and the average
person will be able to see and compre
hend it all in a few days at moderate
cost. The cream of the foreign and do
mestic exhibits to be made s,X St. Louis
this year will be transferred to Portland
at tbeclose of the Louisiana Purchase
Exposition The 'United States exhibit
will be moved entire to Portland and in
stalled in building to be specially erected.
This exhibit w ill be worth $800.000 . In
addition, Portland will have many fea
tures which will not be seen at 6t. Louie,
such.as exhibits 'demonstrating the life,
customs and industries of China, Ja
pn, Hawaii, Siberia, Russia, Alaska,
Australia. New Zealand, the Philip
pines and India.
The Lewis and Clark Centennial will
be the first international exposition un
der government patronage ever held on
the Pacific Coast. It will be in every
way a Western Exposition., The rail
roads will make low rates from MiBouri
and Mississippi river points to Portland,
and exceptionally tow rates will be in ef
fect between Portland and tke Rocky
in the city can be found at the
old Cheney Gallery, Tenth and
Main Streets, known now as
the New York Gallery.
Prices from 50c to $15.00 per
doz. Call and see show cases.
The work speaks for itself.
The Finest Fruit
The very finest fruits of the shoe
manufactories have been selected to
com plete our stock. The swel lest styles
in all the varieties of lasts, tops, toes
and trimmings. Every pair a beauty,
with solid, substantial wear to back
them and make them sensible bargains
will be found at
Oregon City Shoe House
Letter From Jrrigon.
The youngest town in the state is
Irrigon. Its birth took place some tour
months ago on the bank ot tne Colum
bia at a point seven miles west of Uma
tilla and on the main line of the O. R. &
N. Thin country as left by nature
would be called a desert, but that great
life-giving agency called water has
wrought a great change. Private ir
rigation has been carried on in a email
way euflicient to prove the good quali
ties of the soil. Lately the Oregon Land
Water Company has perfected a syBtein
of irrigation by which they take water
from the Umatilla river some ten miles
away. ThiB company has placed the
land on sale in small tracts and on easy
terms. It has been rapidly gobbled up
by homeseekers from the east as well as
the west. There are now iorty families
living in this once land of sage-brush
and home of the jack rabbit. Many
more own property and will move soon.
Good well water can be bad at a depth
of from 55 to 65 feet. As Hue a piece of
alfalfa as can be found anywhere lies on
the south side ot the railroad. This
field is surrounded with a row of Lom
bard poplar varying in height from 15
to 40 feet. This adds considerably to
the attractiveness and serves as a wind
An idea can tse formed of what the
town and surrounding country will look
like this summer when one considers the
fact that 100 acres fcave beea planted to
potatoes and most f tnem are up now.
Fifty acres have been sown to grain.
Forty acres have been planted to pea
nuts and 100 acres te watermelons. One
man has 10,000 tomato plants on the
ground ready to be transplanted. Forty
acres have been planted to grapes and
30,000 fruit trees are starting in on their
life work. Between the rows of these
fruit trees strawberries will 'be grown,
for whicn Mood River men say the soil
and climate is especially adapted. A
temporary school bouse has been erected
and in it 32 pupils are at pr,eeent laying
a foundation for their future usefulness.
This is in one of the most delightful
climates in the world.
Our Comrade Thomas J. Holland,
departed this life Wednesday morning,
April 20, 1904 in Oegon City, Oregon, at
2:30 o'clock, aged 83 years. was
bom in Pittsyivania County, Vi'ima,
in September 1822. Enlisted, in the
Federal Army in 18G1, and served until
1 expiration of enlistment, in the Osage
uounty miesouri Artillery, was mar
ried at Lynn, Missouri, in 1857. He
came to Oregon eixteen years ago,' re
siding r.t Salem until five years ago,
Bince which time he has made Oregon
City his home. He was the oldest mem
ber of Meade Post, No. 2, Department Of
Oregon G. A. R. Comrade Holland
was a man of masBive build, possessing
great physical strength and endurance.
He had scarcely known what sickness
was until Htricken down with hiB recent
heart trouble, which proved fatal. He
was kind, amiable and generous to a
fault, a man of sterling honesty and
principle, one whom to know was to
love. Meade Post G. A. R. deplores
the loss of this dear old Comrade and
extends the sympathy of each member
to the stricken wife and children in
Salem papers please copy.
Derthkk Club Entertained.
About 40 members of the Dertblck
Club were entertained last Eriday even
ing at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Sheehan. The parlor was beautifully
decorated with dogwood blossoms, and
brilliantly lighted by 50 wax candles in
elegant silver candlesticks. The guests
passed the greater part of the evening
in claying flinch. The first prize for
ladies was won by Mrs. Gordon E.,Hays
while the booby prize fell to the lot of
Mrs. J. M. Miller. Mr. C. G. Miller
captured the first prize for gentlemen,
the booOy prize being awarded to Mr.
Percy Caufield. Several musical num
bers were rendered, after which light
refreshments were served.
Health it Youth.
Disease and sickness bring old age.
Herbine, taken every morning '.before
breakfast, will keep you in robust health
and fit you to ward off disease. It cures
constipation, bilhousness. dyspepsia.
! fever, skin, liver and kidney complaints,
Mrs. V. W. Smith, Whitney, Texas,
writes April 3, 1902: "I have used
Herbine, and find it the best medicine
for constipation and liver troubles. It
does all you claim for it. I can highly
recommend it." 50 cents a bottle. Sold
by Charms n A Co.
A MAN TO OTE FOR.
J. E. Hedges Nominee for Joint
We wouldbe in despair of the
future of our country if we did not
feel there will be a reaction as a
result of which the present political
machine system will be indicated,
We see signs of it in our nation.
It is worthy of note that this year,
for the first time in the history of
our country, a United States Sena
tor has been convicted of using his
influence as senator to advance the
interests of private persons for an
award paid to himself. There came
dreadfully near being an investiga
tion ot the postoffke department
that, we may judge from the haste
of congress to stifle it, would have
contained very sensational periods.
1 he people have heard tne voice or
truth and the hand writing is upon
the wall. There will vet be in
vestigations which will lead to in
carceration of many and the re
moval from the political stage cf
more of those too guilty to permit
the search for truth. Where better
than in the State Legislature, all of
the members of which are chosen
by the people, can we begin di
rectly to act for reformation ? An
opportunity that is especially favor
able presents itself in the nomina
tion of Mr. J. E. Hedges for Joint
Representative from this and Mult
nomah counties. This candidate is
peculiarly fitted for the position to
which we would elect him. By his
own efforts mainly he has acquired
a broad education-in one of the
old New England Universities, and
to this has added a dozen years or
more to the practice of law. In his
profession he has been eminently
successful. Thus his life for six
teen years has been one of prepar
ation for the . office of legislator.
He has also made a reputation for
being conservative and substantial.
It seems to us that the people
should support him cordially and
thus aid in the progress of reforma
tion. ;' We tiave for period past en
joyed a reasonable degree of pros
perity. In a great measure this
has been due to our own methods
of action and feelings. There will
yet come another and another per
iod of depression and we at times
wonder what a majority of the
people will do for a sufficient in
come during such times to meet the
expenses of government. In all
the period of our prosperity our net
incomes have not increased, indeed
gross incomes have scarcely en
larged. There are, however, keep
ing their integrity or increasing
with the advance of time, certain
things amongst which are taxes
national taxes, state taxes, county
taxes, city taxes school taxes. Of
these we have had so great an ad
vancement that we find the prop
erty owners calling them rents.
Will not a further increase make
the term larceny appropriate? How
long will the patient property
holder endure this increasing and
too great burden without a strong
protest at the ballot box?
Letter From Eastern Oregon.
Castle Rock, Ore, April 19, 1904.
Two artesian wells have been dug in
Klickitat County, Washington, just
across the ColumDia from this place.
One is 150 feet from the Columbia and
water was Btruck at a depth of 142 feet
and enough water flowi through the
eight-inch pipe to irrigate 80 acres of
land. The other well is one mile back
from the river and is 1G5 feet deep. The
How of this well is abont the same as
first one. The cost of drilling these
wells is J 1000 each. The contractor
doing the drilling is W. E. Thomas of
Castle Rock, Ore.
This water, flowing as it does with an
immense pressure sufficient to force it to
a height of 200 feet, means thousands of
dollars to the owners of surrounding
property. There are about 3000 acres
on this slope that will make magnificent
farms if enough such wells can be dug
to aupply the water. Present Indica
tions show that the only thing neces
sary is capital with which to do the
All the land on the Oregon aide from
a place on the O. R. A N. called Coyote
down to Willow Creek shows the arte
sian formation and besides there area
number of places where water oozes out
from the ground only to be dried up by
the burning sun. It it safe to say that
all this land will in the not far distant
future, be dotted with artesian wells and
instead of a barren waste where a hun
dred acres will scarcely feed a horse,
nice fields of alfalfa will be seen.
If you are troubled with impure blood
indicated by sores, pimples, headache,
etc., we would recommead Acker's
Blood Elixir, which we sell under a
positive guarantee. It will always cure
Scrofulous or Syphilitic poisons and all
blood diseases. 50 cts. and $1. Sold by
Huntley Bros. & Co,
A STRONG CANDIDATE.
Judge Wm. Galloway for Judge
in Third Dislrict.
Hon. Wm. Galloway, Democratic
nominee for Judge in the Third Judicial
District, is a pioneer of 1852, having lo
cated in Yamhill county with his parents
in that year. Mr. Galloway was educa
ted at the Willamette University, grad
uating in the class of 1868. He repre
sented Yamhill county in the Legisla
tures ot 1874, 1878 and 18S0. He took
an active part in the legislation during
those eventful years and was chairman
of the Ways and Means co-nmittee in
1878 at which time the state tuildmgs
for the insane, the capitol building and
additions to the penitentiary were under
construction. Judge Galloway has been
for many years a life member of the
Oregon State Agricultural Society, and
has served twelve years on the State
Board of Agriculture, being President of
the Board four years. He is a life mem
ber of the Oregon Historic il Society and
at present is president of the Oregon
State Pioneer Association. Ha? also
served as a trustee of the Soldiers' Home
at Roseburg, having always taken a deep
interest in tne wellare of the veterans.
Mr. Gallowav was Judge of Yamhill
county from 189D to 1804 and left office
with the county out of debt. In 1864 he
was the Democratic nominee for Gover
nor, making a canvas ol the state against
his successful opponent, Judge Lord. In
February 189(1 he was appointed Re
ceiver ot the U. 8. Land Office at Ore
gun City and served until July 16, 1902.
During this time he rendered many de
cisions involving complicated land titles,
and handled near $100,000,000 without
the loss of a cent to the Government or
its patrons. Since retiring from the
Land Cilice .vlr.Galloway has been ac
tively engaged in the jjractice of law,
The Courier assures the people of our
neighboring district that in the election
of Judge Galloway they will have an
honest, fearless and capable official.
ANYTHING WILL DO.
One of the Evil Results of Too
Largd a 1'arty Majority,
From The Dalles Times-Mountaineer
Because of the overwhelming Repub
lican majority in Oregon, that party ap
pears to think that almost "any old
thing"will do for a congressional nomi
nee. Of all the bright, active, able
young Republicans in the first district,
not one could be nominated. That old
fossil, Binger Hermannn, who has a
record that is so black that Satan would
be ashamed of it, was nominated by the
district Republican conventiou at Salem
by acclamation. The Republicans of
the first district thought tbey could
palm any old thing off on the people,
and on election day they would march
up to the polls and vote the ticket
straight, so they nominated Hermann.
This nomination is indeed a fortunate
thing for Mr. Hermann, for bad he not
been succeasfal before the convention,
he would probably have been indicted
for crooked work while commissioner of
the general land office. But now that
he has been nominated for congress, he
is immune. No federal prosecuing at
torney wold dare to bring a charge
against Mr. Hermann since he is a can
didate. It would be suicidal for him to
thus attempt to do (lis duty.
The Domination of Hermann for office
is one of thoBe unfortunate results that
come from one party having too great a
majority in Oregon. If the vote were
any way near close in the first district,
such things as Hermanu would never
be thought of as candidates for office, but
bo long as a nomination by that party
is equivalent to election, the dominant
party will notbe cautious about select
ing candidates . That Hermann will be
re elected is almost a foregone conclu
sion, but when heis re-elected the first
district will have a blank in the lower
house one that is iu such bad odor at
Washington that Speaker Cannon re
fused to give him an assignment on a
committee when he made up the com
mittees of the present session of con
gross. The nomination of Hermann is an in
sult to the people of the first district, but
they will waltz up to the polls on June
0 and elect him jubt because he is a Ra
publican. How To Itaisi Cheap Cow Feed.
Liberal, Or., April 6, 1904. Ed. Pa
cific Homestead: I will give you my
method of taising cow feed and putt'ng
it up. I sow my vetch in the fall as
soon as I can get the ground ready, and
when the time comes it must be done;
it can't be put off until some other time
in the spring.
As soon aa the vetch eets from four
to fire inches of bloom on then begin to
.... . I . . I ;, T
cuii buu pui iu iuo buu. x put mine in
whole; this silage il for summer and fall
feed. As soon as this Is done, plow the
ground and plant il in corn. When this
work is going on there is no time to lose.
Clod mash the ground after the corn ii
planted. As soon aa the corn can be
seen, put plast?r on it (about 60
pounds per acre.) Last year, in spite of
the late spring, I raised two immense
crops of feed on the same piece of ground.
The corn I planted June 18th and it
made good corn aa well as fodder.
Vetch is the best thing to get ground
in good condition I ever saw, it gives
the weeds a good chance to come up In
winter and spring and when warm
weather comes the vetch will get in its
work. You don't have to cultivate to
kill, bat just to make the corn grow.
This crop must be cut and pat la the
ilo for winter feed.
If anybody follows this method he
will have good field for grain, no hungry
cows, and not so many dry ones and a
good-sized cream check each month at
So much for the dairymen and success
to the Homestead. IS, G. Faust,
PIONEER ONE HUNDRED
Kemp Celebrates lOOlh An
niversary. It is a source of genuine pleasure to
record the incidents in the life ofa pi
oneer of Oregon, and especially when
that life has been one that is radiant
with good deeds and kind words.
Such a life as that is that of Mrs. Sarah
G. Kemp, a resident of West Oregon
City, who celebrated the 100th anniver
sary of her birth, on Friday, the 22nd
of April, 1904. O'ehundret vears be
fore that date, in Londonburg, Virginia,
Sarah G. Aewbill was born.
Miss Newbil was married to a Mr.
Kemp in Virginia. They went to Mis
souri in 1831, and crossed the plaiisia
'52, the year in which so many noble
pioneers made that difficult and danger
ous journey. It was a sad journey for
Mrs. Kemp. On the way, a little daugh
ter, five years of age, died and ws bur
ied io the valley ol the Platte. The hus
band received internal injuries while
crossing the Snake at Fort Hall, died
and was buried in the Grande Ronde
near the present Bite of La Grande.
Mrs. Kemp and her six children, a so a
and five daughters, settled near Salem.
She has lived in Marion county almost -continuously
since '52, until three years
ago when she came to Uregon Uity to
make her home with her daughter, Mrs.
The son, John A. Kemp, died at
Woodburn about a year ana. Of the
other children, Mrs. M. M.Adair, widow
of Dr. Adair, lives in Portland, as does
Mrs. Kipneton, wife of the well-known
retired merchant, S. E. Rippeton. Mrs.
Pratt, also a widow, lesides in Seattle.
Mrs. G wdy, wife of Hon. J. T. Gowoy,
one ofo Yamhill county s most ingulf
respected citizens, lives near Dayton-
Ur. Mrs. Adair ot this city istoaweJt
known to need any introduction.
About a year ago an attack of lagrippe '
affected Mrs. Kemp's hearing and eye-
leht to Borne extent, but otherwise sue
is so robust that it hardly seams possible .
that she has witnessed the events ol a
On Friday last a , large number at '
relatives and intimate friends of the ,
family assembled at the home of Mrs.
Adair in honor of Mrs. Kemp's havinj .
reached the 100-mile post in life's jour
nev. Amonir the guests were Mrs.
Adair and Mrs. Ripperton of Portland,
and Mr. Arthur Uowdy, a grandson,
also of Portland.
t C. W. KVANfij'-
A native of Navoo, Illinois, wag born,
in February, 1856. He came to Oregoa
in 1887, locating at Portland. For three
years he was chief engineer of the O. IL
& N. Company. Later he superintended
the building of the Sarah Dixon for to
Shaver Transportation Compauy of Port
land. For eight years he was chlof en
gineer on the Steamers Telephone and
Bailey Gatzert-unning on the Columbia.
He drew the plans for and superintended'
the construction of the steamer N. IL
Lang used by the Willamette Pulp and
Paper Company of this city, and is now
chiel engineer of that boat.
Mr. Evans' present and former em
ployers all speak in the highest terms ol
his ability and inteirity; and as they
are men of recognized standing and
easily accesBible.the voters ol the county
need not be in doubt as to Mr. Evnna'
qualifications for the position to which
Mr. Evans has never been a candidate
for any office, is not a politicinn, but he
is a wideawake citizen and will do all in'
his power to ferve the beBt interests ot'
the whole people.
Une ol his best recommendations it
that he is as heartily indorsed by the la
boring men with whom he has come is
contact, as by the employers iu whoia
service he has been ongaged,
MILL Alii) CltlSSl!!.!,.
Our candidate for County Clork, i a
native son oi Oregon. He was burn,
near VY ilsonvllle, in June 1874, and still
resides on the same farm. Mr. Crisse!
is a man of excellent charactor. He
graduated from the Portland Business
College, and is therefore well qualified
for the clerical work ot the office fo:
jrhich he has been nominated. Ha is a
successful farmer and hop grower. Office-seeking
is not a piofession with hie
indeed It is only from the fact that h
was chosen by a set of delegates wh
were free agents, that he consents to
make the race. Mr. Crisse! is oppoHed
to all machine politics, and will serve
the people well if elected.
T. R. A. 6KI.LWOOD.
Our candidate for Assessor, is a native
of Illinois. At the age of ten he went
to South Carolina. Two years later he
came to Oregon by way of the Isthmus,
there witnessing the massacre of '66,
On reaching Oregon he located near
Salem, remaining there ten yean. After
spending two years at The Dalles, he r
moved to Miiwaukie where ha has sine
been engaged in farming and ,'ruit
raising. Mr. Sellwood has been sue
cesslul in the conducting of his own .
business, knows the value of property,
and is in every way qualified to discharge
well the duties ol the Assessor's office.
J. ir. KITCIIINO.
Democratic nominee for county com
missioner, owns and operates a farm at
Currinsville. He is a native of York
shire, England, coming to this state in
1890. He has advocated Democratic
principles ever since he became a voter,
and has adhered to the Democratic
party during all the time he has lived in
By the careful and successful manner
in which he has managed hiB own Hairs
having accumulated a competency dur
ing the past fourteen years, tie pro vet
himself fit to assist in the management
of public business,