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AND $100 CASH
the individual receiving the highest number of votes, will
be given all railroad transportation to St Louis and return and
$100 cash additional for expenses
One vote will be given for eacb 25 cent purchase
at the following stores?
1 Howell & Jones J. 1VL Price
Drugs, Prescriptions and Stationery. Clothier, Furnisher and Shoes.
Thompson's Bargain Store Miles & McGIashan
Dry Goods, Clothing and Shoes. Groceries and Provisions.
Lamb & Sawyer W L. Block
Bicycles, Sporting Goods and Guns. Furniture, Carpets and Stoves.
Miss Wisner S. Oldstein
The Leading Photographer, Favorite Cigar Stored"
Frank Redner Brunswick Restaurant
Candies and Ice Cream. , The only First Class Restaurant y
R. Petzold Oregon City Enterprise
Leading Meat Market. Newspaper and Job Office.
ffl L0CL NEWS ITEMS
building blocks in Hub
girl (or general bouse.
Do you expect to attend
July 12 to 24
If so, call at the Courier
Office and get '
We will give two days free admission to
anyone paying for a year's subscription
to the OREGON CITY COURIER. This
applies to new subscriptions, renewals,
or the payment of arrearages. You may
take advantage of this offer at any time
during the continuance of the
Chautauqua for 1904.
Mr. J. Campbell is auite sick at his
home at Canemah.
Mrs. Alice Kiley. of Ban Frartcisco. is
visiting tier neice, Mrs. Frank Redner
Hon. Georee O. Browuell delivered an
address to the celebrators at Clarices on
Miss Grace Wold, of Portland. viHited
f 1 U..L T-n I i . .
mi jjiiinucLu iveiij uere during to
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Pickens returned
veunesuay niebt from a two weeks' trin
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to mount noou .
Miss Ella Lutz, who has been clerkine
at Kedner's confectionary store, will
leave today to attend Chautauqua.
Mrs. Capt. Sebastian Miller, of Oane-
mah, is sojourning at the Spiritualist
campmeeung at JNew Era this week.
Wm. Ihompaon, one of Needv s most
prosperous farmers and hop-raisers, was
in town! on hiiHinnna lant WaHnaarUn
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Col. R. A. Miller on Thursday moved
bis law library to Portland, where he
has established himself in offices in the
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Robbies and chil
dren returned yesterday from California
wnere taey went to reside about a vear
ago. lheydidnot appreciate the Call-
lurma climate, and decided to return to
Mrs. J. E. Hedges and family, accom
panied by her cousins, Misses Emily and
anna 'uoage, oi uainornia, will go to
Demue next nunaay to visit with Mrs,
Hedges' parents. They will be absent
about a month.
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jwap;e jubqh orange naa a grand pic
nic on the 4th of July. Mrs. Swallow
read tue Declaration of Independence
arm nun. j . r . uia.K gave the oration
bpeecnes were made by Messrs. W. W
Myers and A. J. Lewis. Miss Bloom
and Mrs. bhelly read selections. Three
patriotic songs were suna bv a selected
choir and the program closed with songs
uy mo aiuruuge uromers.
The Degree of Honor held their regu
lar meeting last Tuesday evening, and
installation of officers. The following
officers were installed by Past G. C. of
H. Mrs. Ullie i. Stephens: PastC. of H
Mrs. t,. fl. Weed, Chief of Honor Miss
n-- -jul.uiiu n j joaj ji UUUUI
Miss Ethel Caufleld, Chief of Ceremon
ies miss Lmie vigelms, Recorder Mrs
Jennie i. fierce, financier Mrs. 8. A,
bluett, Receiver Mrs. M. E. Barlow
bister usher Miss Emma Vigelms, In
side atch Mr. R. J. Goodfellow, Out
side Watch Mr. R. G. Pierce. At the
close of the installation a program of
songs was rendered, then refresh msnts
United Artisan Assembly No. 7 will
have installation of officers on Thursday
For the best
bard write the
.Wanted A eirl for general
rorK. inquire at Courier otlice.
For baseballsuits see Adams
Oregon City's Big Cash Store.
A marriage license was issued
Tuesday to A. B. Herman and
Money to Loan At 6 and 7 per cent an
Real Estate Security. C. H. Dye.
Mrs. G. W. Grace is building a house
on her property on the corner of Eighth
ana uenter streets.
There will be an adjourned term of
Circuit Court convened by Judge Mc
Bride here on Saturday.
Wilson & Cooke have in stuck a. fine
line of Lubricating Oils, Compound and
Wanted Position in grocery store by
young man of good habits. Local re-
terences given. Inquire at Courier. It
A marriage license was orr-.nted on
Tuesday to Albsrt E. Welch and Louise
Morris. As the latter was only 17 years
of age, the consent of her parents was
Robin Hood Court of Foresters went
to Portland Tuesday night in a body and
attended the installation of officers held
by Webfoot lodge of Portland. A nleaa-
ant time is reported.
Wilson & Cooke will sell vou a coon
mower for forty dollars ; call and see it.
Rachel Ellen Robb was examined
Tuesday for insanity and committed to
the asylum. She is 69 years Did. The
cause of lunacy is said to be a stroke of
lightning which occurred several years
Prof . Martin E . Robinson is holding
rehearsals niehtlv of thn i noun in
Will Darticloate in the nrndiletinn nf the (fy
oratorio "Belshazzar" at Chautauo.ua.
He hopes to secure 50 singers from this
city for the oratorio.
An important transfer of real estate
was made this week when the Georce
Clark farm at Logan, consisting of 165
acres, was sold toThos. Mostnlof Mania.
D. for 18000. Cross & Shaw of this
city perfeeti-d the deal.
Chas. Grider forfeited $10 bail in the
city court Wednesday by not appearing
to answer to the cnaree oi drunkenness
and disorderly conduct. He was ar
rested by tr.e oiheers for fighting on the
gut oi July 4in in a downtown saloon.
Wilson & Cooke are agents for the
celebrated Deering Mowers and Sharpies
The county court met in regular Jnlv
session on Wednesday of this week. The
urst day ot the session the bojds of
Superintendent Zinser were fixed at
$1000, and the appointments of F. W .
Greeuman and E. C. Hackett as denutv
clerk and deputy sheriff was confirmed.
The Presbyterian Endeavorers ac
cepted a most cordial invitation of Mrs.
Huelat-Bradle? and spent a delightful
evening on her lawn at Ely, last Friday.
Mrs. urruiev Das been ill, owing to a fall
in alighting from a cr on her return
from the Pioneer Reunion in Portland,
but is recovering.
The annual institute of this countv
will be held at the Barclay High School
early in September, before the opening
of the schools. President B. F. Mulkev
of the Ashland Normal, Superintendent
K. 1 raver oi the aalem schools and
Prolessor D. A. Grout are among the
The putting of crushed rock on Center
street was commenced this veek, this
being the final step in the making of the
street. The sidewalks are still to be
built, the delay experienced in getting
lumber causing the contractors to be
rather late in building the walks. This
thoroughfare will be one of the best in
the city when completed.
Misses Imogen Harding and Antoinette
Watden have circulated a subscription
during the past week for the purpose of
raising mon -y to rebuild the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Clark which was
burned down a few days before the 4th,
leaving the family destitute. The move
ment has been successful and the home
oi tue Indian couple will probably soon
D. K. Bill is commencing work on the
erection of a hophouss at his yard below
town near tne motor line. The excavat
ing for the bouse has been comBleteon
and the work of putting in the founda
tion tor the house is now being done
The dimensions of the building wi l be
40x60 feet. Concrete piers will be put in
for the foundation. Mr. Bill expects to
have a good crop of bops from his yard
The members of the local fire com
panies, who have Jeen in training for
toe past few weeks to compete at the
Portland carnival for the prises offered
in the hose races, went to Portland yes
terday morning and expected to com
pete yesterday and today. They will
run four races altogether. Besides
Capt. Frank McGinms and Manager
Lawrence Ituebnicb, the team is made
up ot the following men: Tonkins,
Warner, Hamilton, Love. Brown Beau-
lieu, Peters, Cox, Younger Laurie Mc
Farland, Yegelius, Miller and Pope.
Work will soon be resumed on the
state fish ladder over the falls here. '
which was no sooner begun last season
than an injunction suit stopped all pro
gress. It is expected that the work will
be finished this Summer so that during
next Winter the salmon can get into the
upper vvinameite to spawn. A system
of pools and basins will be blasted in the
rock, so that the hsh can jump from one
to another until the crest of the falls is
reached. At the top a couple of concrete
basins will be constructed. It will re
quire about 12 men to build the fishway.
Divorces were asked for in the Circuit
court Wednesday by A. Baty and Wm.
King irom May Baty and Carrie King,
respectively. Baty charges his wife with
cruel and inhumm treatment, savins
that she cursed and swore at him, ren
dering his life burdensome, as well as
aliening improper relations on the part
of bis wife. The two were married at
Cherryyille, this county, in 1888. Tb
custody of two minor children is asked
for by the plaintiff. William King al
leges desertion on the part of his wife
and asks for the care of three children,
which are the result of the match,
The worst Fourth of July accident bo
.i v1uiieu iu id is county occurred near
ieeay late on tne night of the Fourth,
when Clarence Green, the son of Street
Commissioner John Green, lost most of
his right band by the explosion of a
giant firecracker. He had driven out to
Needy during the evening and some
boys at Needy were exploding b;g tire
crackers. One failed to explode and
Green picked it up, thinking the fuse
had' gone out. Before he could drop it,
it went off in his hand, tearing wav the
first two fingers and the thumb.'. He
was taken to Aurora for medical treat
ment, and on Tuesday night brought to
bis home Here. I
t The people of Oregon City and vicin
ity will have the opportunity this Sun
day evening of hearing one of the child
wives oi India relate her own exper
iences. So much hag been said and
written of this suffering class of women
that it will be a rare treat to hear it di
rectly from one who has passed through
it all, and one that does not come more
than once in a life time as a rule. Mrs.
Sukhoda Banarjee hal'only been in this
country a few months but she speaks
English well enough to be understood.
If yon want to hear all she has to say.
and the first is perhaps the most inter
esting, you will have to be on time, as
she will take the time of all the exer
cises. At the Baptist Church, Sunday
evening, July 10th, at 7:45 p. m.
The Chautauqua management has ar
ranged the schedule for the baseball
tournament at Gladstone Park this year
as follows: July 12j Willamrttes vsj Ore
gon City j July 13, Portland Y. M. C, A.
vs. Cbemawa; July 14, Oregon City vs.
Vancouver; July 15, Portland Y. M C.
A. vs. Willamettes; July 16, Vancouver
vs. Cbemawa ; July 17, Sunday , no rarae j
July 18, Oregon City vs. Portland Y M.
O. A ;July 19, Willamettes vs. Cbe
mawa; July 20, Vant-ouver vs. Portland
Death of P. F. Morey.
Mr. P. F. Morey, gd uborrt 60 years,
ex-president of the Portland' General
Electric Company and perhaps the rich
est man in the county, died at his farm
near Osweo Thursday morning of heart
disease- The end c uue very unexpect
edly. M-. Morey loaves a wife, son
Fred, and two daughters, Mrs. Axel
Rckstrora of Albany, New York, and
Miss Maud Morey, who lives with fler
parents. He also leaves several step
children. He was very well known
here, he having lived here until a few
years ago, when he took up his residence
on the Oswego farm. Since that time
he has been an almost daily visitor to
this city, where he leaves many friends.
He first came to Oregon City in 1892,
making his home in this vicinity ever
since. For a long time hf was presi
dent of the Portland General Electric'
Company, being a large holder of the,
company's securities. It is estimated
that he leaves an estate of nrnlmhlv
$100.00 '. He was a member of Multno
mah l,ode No. 1 of Masons and burial
will probably be in Riverview cemetery
under their auspices
Meeting of City Council.
At the meeting of the city council
Wednesday night, the committee on
Btreets and public property was author
ized to pnrcliase crnde petroleum to the
extent of $20 and the same will be sprin
kled on the brick pavement of Main
street. An experiment in this direction.
for the pnrpott- of laying the dust, was
made last week and it was found to work
satisfactorily. It is belioved that with
the entire street Bprinkled with the
crude nil, the dust evil will be done
The claim nf h, W. Riner against the
city for $2900 for alleged extra work in
v. a.; juit n, lynemawa vs. ure-, cnnntriictini tha o in it Nx Q
gon City; July 22, Vancouver vs. Wil was presented to the council by Attor-
Mrs. Marian A. White
will give two popular
lectures from theChaiT
tauqua platform "f this
year, besides ten class
lectures. The popular
lectures will bejgiven
July 16, at 2 p. m. and
July 20, at the same
hour. The subjects dis
cussed will be "American
Art and Artists at Home
and Abroad," and "Our
Patriot Painters of the
laniettes. July 23, the last day of the
session, will be left for any ties to he
played off. All the teams are evenly
matched and good sport is promised for
lovers of the national game. The Wil
lamettes are a net? team, being made up
of amateur players from Portlan J. -
Bargain lot Ladies' Fine Shoes $1.00
instead of $2.50; bsbv's 50c spring
heel shoes 37c. Ladies pat. Blippers,
usually $1.25 to close at (i'Jc. We fix
soles of heavy shoes with circlets and
staple the seams, no extra charge, lteil
Meeting of Water Commissioners.
At a meeting of the Board of Water
Commissioners laBt Tuesday evening,
the following officers weie elected: W.
B. Zumwalt, president; J. E. Hedges,
secretary ; Wm. Howell, superintendent;
E. A. Titus, assistant superintendent,
ii, Oharman, collector..
It was ordered by the board that an
extension be made of the li inch pipe
on Center street from First to Sixteenth
, The payment of water rent must here
after be made by the 10th of each month.
The semi-annual reports of the officers
show that much work has been done
during the past six months, and that a
very material reduction in the debt has
ney W. T. Hume of Portland. The mat
ter was referred to the streets and pub
lic property committee, who were in
structed to confer with the city attorney
in the matter.
The committee on streets and public
property was instructed to repair the
bridge over the gulch between 11th an I
12th streets on Main. The council
viewed that structure Tnursday night
and considered the question of malting
temporary repairs or filling the gulch
An appropriation o! $35 was made by
the council iu favor of the hose team
which went to Portland this week to
enranete in the races at the carnival.
The money was voted to the boys to go
toward paying their expenses.
City Engineer Ernest Hands made a
report that there was due Contractors
Jones & McKy for work on Center
street, the sum of $1184. 18.
$1000, $800, $000, $450, at 6 per cent,
one to three years. Abstracts furnished.
Tax titles defeated or no charge male.
G. B. Dimicic,
Offices 2. 3 A 4, Attorney at Law,
Garde Bldg. Oregon City, Ore.
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your temper and you comfo t Nyal's Powders are Headache
get it. Cures. 25c Box.
there Jin So Many
You ought to trade at our drug store that there
is not room enough in a little advertisement to tell
them all. One reason is that we are modern. We
keep pace with new ideas and new conditions. As fast
as anything better than we have ia invented wo se
cure it. As fast as we discover newer and purer, and
more desirable things we take them up. But the
old reasons are best of all The reasons that will al
ways govern us; these are Reliability, Honesty, Prompt
ness, Purity, and Freshness of stock. The best always
never the next best.
HOWELL & JONES
Agents forjHazelwood Cream.
LINN E.! JONES
Everybody knows what It Is.