THE ENTERPRISE. a -t Fllilt-r muA .rrlttr. FKIIUY, WML 3, IStU It is of th utmost Importune to the fhtur ntrrity of On'pw t'tty that it lit limit uliould l cstahlishcd, mid thit t once. Tlio defeat nf tho rvnt ordinance would ho Mii.idtil to the Hwsiliililios oft hi municipality a a oily: il will retard th )ro rti. of Hie oily li the roust ruct ion ol mtb trtantlal and ornamental hiiildtnjr a not li ng '1m' can. About ci:hteiu months sine Ot city of Hillshoro, containing no more than .u-hatf the population of Oregon Oily, established a lire limit, ami within tliat time no less than a doion brick miild inpi have hen orctod within that limit, a nnmhfr of them two anil thtv stories high. If thf rtty of Hillshoro ran accomplish all this w ith none of the wealth attendant on tht stahlishm ot of xt-nsi e manufactory ies, what is it not possible for Oregon City 4odoT Vancouver was principally compos ed of dilapidated wooden buildinp-auil tire- traps until the great tire ol two years ago, when a Ore limit was established, and now hercttiicns point with pride to her suhntan tiat brick buildings, and visitors from every part of the country are attracted by her olid prosperity. Visitors to the city, who iave capital to invest, are disgusted with the unimproved condition of Main street, ud the wooden shacks that adorn this thoroughfare, and leave Oregon City with aot a favorable impression, which in pub lished abroad to our discredit. The con atruciion of a new water pump, and more perfect equipment ol the tire department, it no just excuse for opposing a lire limit It is a shame and a disgrace if Oregon City cannot atford to have a tire limit, when less pretentious towns have prosered under roch regulations. Is it possible the microbes of ransslMckism re permeating the at mosphere when such bitter opposition is be ing airitated airaiust a lire limit? PtorLc living in the Butte creek and Mo lalla country have unliuited faith in the possible and rery probable construction of the Butte Creek & Oregon City railroad. Hon. E. M. Hartmau, of Marjuam, states that Mr. Scott, one of the original project ors of the road is a gentleman of means and is possessed of indomnitable energy, which is a much nee-le 1 quality in railroad building. Oregon City a an important terminus of this roa I must aid in pushing this road to an early completion, as a Mad from this city to Salem, tapping the rich sections of Molalla, W.ilhoit, Butte creek, etc., would le an institution ol great im portance to this entire section of Clackamas county. The time is rapidly approaching when the stiervisors of the various road districts will begin their animal quota of work on the thoroughfares. The most of the road work ia usually hurried through in the spring, and the majority of the roads receive little or no repairs until the next season arrives. Good roads are a matter of economy to the public, as they enable the farmer to haul much heavier loads to market, with a cor respondingly less wear and tear of horse flesh and vehicles. The road siierviors should levy repeated assessments until the roads are in fine condition, as the additional outlay would be returned to those who use the roads with compound interest. The city council is awakening to the re alization of the facts suggested by The Kh TEBraisE, that soinething should lie done towanls cleaniT:g up the back vard and ul- leys. The council Wednesday niu'lit in-1 structe l the committee on health and - lice to take active measures in notifving the resiJents and occupants of business houses I to rectify the condition of their b. k VMr,,J and alleys. This action is timely, and it is hoped that all good citizens will aid them in every ossible way with their good work. TTn!p roritff l iniF iu a,...,,,, U..A. I., i ; . " ""i"","'' """" ui xnis qirecuon, uregoii city will lose lierjlerrmg to the slaughter of the ghourka presuge as a neamiy locality. i A Correspondent from Wilhoit last week j justly makes complaint of the way in which some commm.ities are having trouble among themselves, and to settle these etty disturbances invariably resort to the courts as a means of redress, and always at the ex pense of of the county. Innumerable wit nesses are subpoened, who are ever anxious to draw mileage and fees as a means of making a "stake." The Court should very proierly shut down on such cases, and dis pense with the witnesses as quickly as pos sible. A Chicaoo doctor has been investigating the la grippe, and secured seven microbes of that disease which were floating through the air awaiting an opportunity to crawl down the throat of some unfortunate victim. If the doctor would bring his nii.jiobe in strument to Oregon City, he would have no difficulty in securing a varied supply from the effluvia arising from the back cards ami alleys. j I) c kino the past week Oregon City lias I ,si iwo o, oer mos! esumame citizens, uotn ;,, an,, exaIlim(;il tho f,)Vvin), li(.(,nli. pioneers, representative men, and promi-1 atea : Rev. T. . Yost, Rev. I). 8. I'ol nently identified with the growth of Oregon j ing, Rnv. O. S. Haines, Kdwin C'urrin iuy. cum nave neiu important positions of trust, and it can be said to their credit that neither ever betrayed the trust of his constituents. Their familiar countenances and kind counsel will be sadly missed. "Sandy" Olds says that hereafter he is a democrat, as he gives Judge Thayer the credit for saving him from the gallows. The democrats are welcome to "Sandy," as the republican party has no use for such mate rial, and the Portland Telegram, democratic, jn commenting on this new addition to their ranks, says that they do not want him. Jodok Taylor sentenced "Sandy" Olds, the murderer, to one year in the peniten tiajy, but when he convenes the next term of circuit court in Clackamas county, he will likely send up the petty thieves now confined in the county jail lor three or four yearn. It has been hinted that hereafter when Portland murderers desire to have their necks saved from the gallows, lliey will be sent into Judge Taylor's circuit for trial. Tarn Italy war scare will have a tendency to make more stringent enactments of laws i regulating the admission of foreigners and the qualUcationa necessary to obtain citii enslilp. No foreigner should te admited to citiienship wliocannol read or write, or who has not been a resident of this country for a period of less than two or three years. The dreaded Malta threaten and warn civil authorities to a great extent in Italy, and it is stated that (he recent demon strations of the ministry, was to satisfy the demands of the Malta. Italy sends these umlesiivuble, criminally inclined citjsens to this country, and they are compiled through the influence of the Matia to make a feint of protecting them, Italy proper, wants no war with the United. State. The Malt sees in possible hostilities golden ehance for pillage and plunder, Maine's letter to the Italian government Is a states manlike document, which intelligently and pointedly stales the condition oli the exist ing troubles. It is very probable that a war with sonic foreign nation would not be without ilsdls advantages to the I' niled Slates, It would spur up the nation to construct naval de fences and gnu boats, and give some of the ambitious youths of the country an oppor tunity to test their braery. It would also test the quality ol our citUenship, A well known writer says: "In a jus! and inspir ing cause, if we were prepared for it, would te a blessing to th Vnited States, in furnishing the people. North and South, with patriotic memories in whose full cup there would be no drop of bitterness or re gret to either section; no fly in our oint ment; no Haw in our diamond; nosadtiess or bitterness in oar hearts." AlUUTIONAL Tr LrliUVTH. Cheap Magyar. Xiw Yom, March 31. The Mail and Kxpresaaays: Western railroad otlx iaU are gathering in the Kast, and their tiist business seems to be to give tie to Weg'ern dispatches. General Manager Clark o( the Missouri Pacific sav there is not word of truth in the yarn aiKiut the cut rate on sugar, and every one of them sav matters are moving along more peacefully than ever before. Chicaoo, March 31 It is eatimated there are more than 100,000 barrels of su gar in bond in this city awaiting the op eration of the McKmley law, which will remove the government tax from il at midnight tonight. The custom house will remain opn all night in order that rmits may be issued promptly, and by tomorrow morning mot ol this sugar w ill b on the way to retailers. New York, March 31. The duty on sugar comes off at 12 o'clock tonight, and the wholesale stores will open then to meet the dcmuid from the retailers. The difference of 2 cents per pound will, it is anticipated, result in enormous sales, as the retail market is prectically bare of stock. Deadly l.a (irlppe. Chicaoo, March 31. The deaths re ported at the health office today num bered 105, a larger portion of which were caused by pulmonary troubles induced or uirirrtii-utu.l hu l tvr!i,u V... Kn A.t ..p. - . ' l' ,w i if i ui uir Mini three davs of this week 4!H) certitieates wtre turned in. A remarkable fact is that the citv was was never more free from contagious levers, diphtheria, etc., and the terrible mortality seems charge- an:e uirectiy to the prevailing influenza epidemic. I0WAN8 ATTACKKB IN LAKdK Nt'MKKHS. Dks Moinks. Ia., March 31.- La grippe epidemic has stun k ltes Muines and doc tors report hundreds are affected In many cases it is proving fatal. Iieports from surrounding tow ns show the disease is general throughout Cential Iowa Weainer, in opinion of physicians, con tinues favorable for spread. NEW vobk kscapes lkshtlv. j New Yohk, Match 31 The record of deaths since noon yesterday up to noon to"a-v ,s 14,1 KV'11 of Ibese are reported '.'"ve been frotn la grippe complicated with other diseases. There are 1! olice- men on me sick list today The right at .Vlmiipiir. T I , ... m i io.mjo.n, .iiarcn ai ineMar, in re- iroops in Asia, says me isntlsli cuminis- "vijtia uavr- iiitrilinci en OUIV tO Oiaille ,'1'3 'eiloruble catastrophe They should not have meddled with the qnes uon or itie (Kqiosition ol the rajan of Manipur, which was the result of a quar rel between tribal chiefs. Bv needlessly interfering in the private affairs of the country they brought down upon them the hostility and vengeance of ail the tri hes. (ol. John P.Nolan, M. P. for North Oalway, was set upon by a crowd of women at SJ'go today, and very roughly handled. The women surrounded him, hooting at him, pelting him with stones, mud, etc. They tore tiis clothing, and finally crowned iiiin with an old iron pot. i.ati: iti: :un. K V A X (i K I.IC a I. ( : o N K F. li K N f K . Lafavktte, Or., April 1 The eighth annual session of the Oregon Kvangel ical conference will convene in this city tomorrow The board of examiners, consisting of W. L. I'.eaiitnont, J. M. Dick, A. R. Johnson, M. J. Unllantvne, J lJewersox. . C. Kantner, C. C. l'oling, J. M. ISeauehauip, K. H. Iiell- aim r. vv . raraer. iliev passed very creditable examinations and will be ad vanced to their respective classes. Marhiifikmi, April 1 The Coos Bay board of Trade last night passed a reso lution calling on the State Board of Com merce to take immediate steps to help raise $100,000 to secure a proper repre sentation of Oregon at the world's fair, and rescue the state from its unenviable and ridiculous position. Coos county through the board of trade, proposes to have an exhibition worthy of Oregon if possible and will do its share to secure the same. X STBIKE AT MARSHFIELIl. Marshpield, Or., April 1. Forty drivers of the Oregon and Coal and Nav agation company quit work today. The company this morning reduced the wages from two dollars and seventy-five Mints to two dollars and fifty cents. About two hundred and fifty men are affected by the strike. I'RK.'E OF HUUAK Portland Or , April 1. The effect of taking off the duty on sugar here wag felt by dei llnh of three fourth of cent on the granulated article ami live eight on powdered sugar. The prices on yellow sugars advanced about one fourth of a cent. No further decline l exocted soon. A STSUMKH USUI. till. Portland! April I Cant Miles Hell. of the steamer "Champion," has IiIh-M the steamer "l.urlma, to recover f'xXH) damage. Cupl Hell alleges that in the leecnt collision between the two steam er he was thrown from his (eel bv the force of the shock ai.d his leg was broken, IMMIIINATION t'OMI-I.KTKIl. San Fkaniikco. April 1 The I'll roni cle says the combination between Snreck- els and the lluvemcyvra is completed The new organisation' is know n as the West Coast Sugar Kclineiy company. IMI.ICR JI'IHIIS ACTOINTKD. hum ami. April 1. O. II ( Wv was tonight appointed police judgu hv the city council, vice A, U. Tauiuu, resigned. TOMOSKKT IlKAtl. Simkank Kalis, April I. Word has been received of the death of Tomosket. chief ol the Colville Indiana. Truttsrers ef Ki-ally, OAC K U tuKlijah Carter; v "of the n of sec 3, t 0 s, r 2 e; 2".W.tW. OAC K K toK 8 MotVv, the i, ol the nwi4 of sec 31, 12 s, r3"e; 63. W 0 Sew comb and wife to K A McCoy ; l4 of swt' of sec 34, t 1 , r 3 e; 80 acres; fltiOO Henry C Allen and wife to J A Logan 50 acre in section 30, 1 1 s, r 2 e, being a pari ot me ueorge ills l I, U; f I. Lucret Carman to Mary 1, Wilmot ; 30 ai re in waters Carman U I. C ; (1 K K Chariuan et al to J 11 liengler ; Iota 10. II and 12 in blk K, Clackamas tieigtits; J.l M. K K Chartnnn et al to l'eter Uengler; ma -w ana tots w, is and M In blk K Clackamas Heights; ,VX). A l-ourteor and wife to Minnesota llireslier Mfg. Co., 4 seres: 517. Joseph Knight and wife to Mar A Knight; 77 acres in I) I. ' of'L A Seeley; 1(W. A M Condit and wife to Samuel llrown 2.90 acre in t 4 s, r 1 e ; :'50. Joseph Casio and wife to J C New burv; lot 1, 2, and s in blk 7, New Kr, e50. Albert Tucker to Mary K Tucker; lot o in ins r., siipplenientary addition to I lackama Heights, also lot 15, blk II, 1'ark l'Uce ; f.m. N S to Tliomas KoU'rtson ; se o( sec 9, 1 2 s, r 2 e, UK) acres. Marion l'liillips to Polv Karr. 2 acres in t 1 s, r 2 e ; M0. Martin Nolan to E S Mott, 2 tracts of 51 20 and 3.75 acres in 1) I, (', No 37, 1-100. O I A SCo to Sarah II Ingle, blk 2l ad to Oswego; 1S0. ( II Thompson and w ife to Krek iKirn, ne'4 of sec 7, t 1 s, r 3 e; IlliOil. O I. Co to J M tirogan ; lot 22, blk 70 Minthorn ; 15t). A II Hesseltin to l'eirv Vorhes; lease of farm in sw' o( ne1 of sec 8, t 0 s, r '"n ' li H Atkinson to Mav a id W ! ' 'iniali ; lot 8, l.lk 17, l'aik ad to lOiegou Pity; elt.l4.rV j O I. Co to Kva Hunter ami Mullie I Johnson ; lots -Hi, 2ti and 28 in blk 44, Minthorn: I450, Mary L Wilmot and yer husband to li ! Kruse ; 5 acres in 1) L C of C llrown ; !!, Win S Kellogg and wife to Wm liar low ; lots il, 10, 11 and 12, blk 2, C'anbv $400. K I. Sihin. truslee to (i W Buchanan lots 17 and IS, blk IS, Windsor; IJoO. (! F Almert and Louis Snoboda ; ne'4 of nw-.K ami nn '4' of tie'4' ol sec 1H, t 3 s, r 5 e, 811 acres; $:;")). Louis Snolsida to (i K Aimert; ne1., of ne1 of sec lti, t 3 s, r 5 e ; $L'0 ). L Shank et al to Clnratiladstein, ne'j of nwVi and niv,1., of nw' of sec 10, I 3 s r 5 e, fiOO. " ' L Shank et al to J Cartiiuin ; 2'i acres in 1) L C, of W II Fordvce's I) L C; 1407. L Shank et al to J Cartman ; 2"i acres in l L C of W 11 Fordu es; 1400.25. J S Kincaid to E A Swope, s'j ol ne'4' of ne'4' of sec 33, t 1 s, r 3 e, 20 acres J400. James H Garret and wife lo (ieoW Killin, w.ij- of I) L V of J and F Killin, 350 acres; $70. eoktahi.es Wanted. Farmers wish ing to make contracts for raising Cn cumlsjrs, Tomatoes, Onions and Cauli flower will find it to he to their interest to call on or correspond with tho Port land Preserving Co., Portland, Oregon, Corner (Jth and I) St. Need Potatoes! A well selected stivk of Early Rose, Burbanks and (iarriachillies for sain at Reil Fiont Grocery and Crockery House Oiegon City, I re-h Gaiden Seeds inxi ariived. 2-"7-tf For Sale. One ten hotse power traction thresh ing engine, C. & (i. Cooper manufacture; also, one Simmons drair saw. with cur. riage and hulls all complete, and in good riinningordcr; nearly new. Will he sold at a great bargain if cold soon. Impure of C II. HyK, tf Over Oregon City Hank. WoKHB THAN LkI'KOSV Is catarrh, and there is but one pa-para' tion mat does cure that disease, and mat is trie California Positive and Neg. ative Electric Liniment. Sold hv r r Clark. It also cures neuralgia, rheutna- usm, ne niacne, sprains, burns, and ali pain. Try it, and tell your neighbor nuoiciu gel it. noiu Dy E. G. Caofield, Druggist. Persons troubled with rheumatism should read the following from Mrs N M Peters, of F;ast Des Moines, Iowa She says : I had suffered with rheuma tism the greater part of the time for nearly seven years. I doctored a great deal for it with physicians and tried electric belts, patent medicines and al most everything that was recommend,..! for rheumatism. Finally a neighbor nd visiid me t.j tiy Chamberlain's I'll in nam ami was so sure that it would help me that I procured a bottle. Jt did help me, right from flic start; hut it took five i.wim-n iu cure me, so you can now uau i waH as two bottles will cure any ordinary case " l'or Geo. A. Harding, druggist. sale hy Northwixora At-nti ( wflwTX-LXWTS SAWS p,lr numoml. Un Meeliloni- Tulllllh lei-r jtm'- )iif (Wont WVtlos (warranted.) 1. A S Proof CliAins. A remit' ImIcm. Lowers anil Wood Choppers Spociultit'H. t)regon City Agent, ...... B. .3 Bellomy, Ol'P. Cll.VKMAN HKtS.' IU'lM'tN'tS. Cani-'K n Full Stock of HARDWARE, TINWARE, " NOTIONS and Household Furnishings. New ami Second Hand Furniture. Poilidit and Sold. Can give voti a bargain. CHARMAN&CO. THK I.KADINT. Absolute Purity. Careful Iiansiug. Prescriptions Filled by Competent riiarmuciMa Toilet Articles. Perfumery. Fine Cigars. CHARMAN'5 BLOCK. 0. j. LOYBJOY, IXAl tR IS - Plain and Fancy Groceries. The Lovcjov Hotel wt tin the city it!i the very i lioin ailonl. Uit table in .t the tnarkel GOOD BEDS AND BEST ACCOMMODATIONS ii'KM'tt mi urn ash m ms uiitoos i irv. For bnlildog from the leading varieties, the Imu'est and finest breed ing nb-ek on tho Pacitlc coast. Viitors Welcome urn ii. 1. 1 writ iTi-.iH'vr ti.tix.i i: t t'lti.i: i i i Christian Kocher AURORA, ORECON. WO 3E2 Tm 3E33l?r7 l.ivcrv. Km- ami S:,,. stable ORECON CITY. I.0CATKI) UK I KKN ' INK IIIIIPi.K AM-IiKI-iiT Ihnililt- mill Single Kis, ami sail illf Imwi-s ulwavs up haiiii at the lowest prices. A corral conmclcil Willi tilt! biirtl for limse ,-t.ick. Information reitrdiin: unv kind ol stock prompt I.- attended to lv person or letter horses Bought and Sold. FAHMEHS LAST CHANCE! fmr- left the ll, I.K MI'I.K V IIAKItoW AM HKf.lKHK The,- III l..bl,,". third lo iIijiii tin. price I n l-uri--land to i,'l"e tliem nut, il Cull t ui i oiii'c HO.N, JOHN MVKIts' KAHM '-r fur lurtlier urlieulnr int. I r.--t L. P. WILLIAMS, Box 280, Oregon City Vmi SA I.K. -Tin- tlmrnnt.,bred ,,e,li- tfrt-e Durham, 'Six-niiot," sired hv t'unhy l'rini c. HARDWARE ANTI-RUST TINWARE. vvenowliavo a Full Line of Hardware and Stoves. Solo Agent for Superior Stoves and Ranges, The Oliver Chilled Plows at $ 1 an in. We have connected with the house a Firtit Class Plumher and Tinner and work in this line will he as Promptly done and us Cheap as any could desire. pT'Ht" ' r Wilson & Cook. Opposite Post Office. "-Pff itjkmm .ys-.l1 i IWWu,a " m Front street: I HARDWARE I .aV s . -v. CW11 : & : SOU The iit kiiou Icilttol leading diulora In GENERAL MERCHANDISE Direct Spring Importations From First Hands. DRY G00DR, GROCERIES, CLO THING, BOOTS, SHOES, FURNISHING GOODS, W ro showing in litro vitrietr rhoico new ntyl.-a aiul lud. novdlica. Wo will iinitrKtilee the iunlity mnl iiuikn of these giMsU in all rr srls. Wt will sell tin-in, ..'ne nml nil, as low as any living nmn tl.irtt sell hniH'St gissls. Best (Bill!. (Hir sritINC DII1CSS (JikiDs Cuiuiot In' stirjiassfd unywlu'n. Cuinjilftf linos tf Smith Sc Ani l's husit-ry anl I iv it Corst't liavt- lift-n j rct'i-ivi'il. i Our annual direct importation of Teas have arrived and defy competion in prices. rare aifimcAii Tlios, Gliarinan & Son Shoes. Shoes, Shoes, F,XB r SHOIS SII(,":H, i ( A US10 .pf flJH'V' J We will have some of tho most ahotit the firHt of March. Thcs. Look out for our windows nhout that We will carry this summer as line ,.: .1 .... 1 1 . . . sine oi mo Missouri river. Call and thi ngtho latest style. 0RK(i0N CITY Next Door to IWOIlico, OREGON CITY IRON WORKS, .lA.llMKOAKH&O), I'r ie01s. at c . . .. . laiiuiaciiin-rs, an.l Ih-alors CAhTINf.'S fiii-nislied and COIVA1VT Pinthind, Oregon, Silver meals Haws lioM. (Vsri'ilt (,.,-1, WILSON A COOK, Lowest Pros. A full nsstntuifiit aiitl coin jilftf Vtyh-s of tlu Ki-d Sli m 1 lltmso now urrivinj;. Tin' niilv Imusti hniitli of Ttirtr !;unl t arryinj; a full lino l iVniian ami Knolish ( iriH'orii'H. liUoWN SHOKS! egant goods the world ever saw 111 o gods ' mill hi will lm ii f...iUi r... linn-. a line of (noils IIH 1111V lliinun Ihia see if we are lying to you. Kvcry- 8II0K HOUSE, Oregon City, Oreg, on, in all linls of Machinery. JIKI'AJK'S promptly inn i lilt"