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OUK( -UN CITY, ORISON,
FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1801.
i City Mirlerjirisi!
(tel ICvrry I'l-Miiy.
UK A UK KKl.tl f WHICH. Nm, Id, KCAI(T-
MUNI' lil' UMKliUN,
Mm M A Hlilnrt, I'realileiit.
tin K. I. tjneliriino, Iri'viri'r,
Mi J. II Itanium, . Secretary.
(Meet, mi Drat nil, I I ti 1 rt KiMnya i( eiti'll
j,, mil lu Ciiinii'll ( liHtt tier. Mi nilmrniliorik
rni al'ruail, enrtllnll)' wiilcnuieil.
la payaMe In ailvauca
lalealv.u mi a,illi'alll
. . (I W Prnatttr
" , urn kulalil
. . A. Mather
. Arthur liliie
,11 J J'riilrmir
K A, Weight
W, H Newberry
las Co. Directory,
II. It. Jnllllatili
W W, II Nillllaiill
W. T. VMiltl.K k
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Julia W, N.il.lt.
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1. I. I'tirier
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Ilea M Iklliann, t' II l.aliiilielle,
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riiunlulii e'laliii- iMiian, tiu. Ainav, I'rua,
U jtT. Hum, Hi.o, tint liiTjmK, rui
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. Ilrgillar mnKtlnn. aamiiiil WmliimUr In ,ni II
muiilli al riia-lun limiai,, rat ahl Malu atrMt,
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Armnrir, Thltd ami Main. Ilatular drill ulhl,
Mniiilajr. Hmular bualnoaa uiailtiaj. Oral
Mnllilay ul ili uiaulll.
K V Warren, C,laln
J W.liainiiiif. - - Flral I.Uuiiriiaia
T, C, Hamuli, Hoeniul l.tc iilninaul
. Sunday Services.
t 1,'ilitiK. NO ;: k itV C.
' Krlilay it ait li 1 at Maumlc hall.
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II I.iiIhiK. Nil. I. A K A A. M.
ftllar cotnltiiliilratlutta lilt flrat
rU ill vai h muiilli at 5 M r, M.
ud alatiilttig arr tnvttil In altvlul.
W. K t'Altl.l., W. M..
T. K. HYAN, Kawrrlary.
ruilit.lt. Ml. O. r.Nu. I
Thurailay m ..a al ' io'rliK'k
klil Kellnwa' Hall, Main alrml.
tlntur ar In. lta.1 tu atlrliti.
4 A. Mullrhin. N II.
Thoa, Krail. Hi'rrtlarjf.
JAMI'MKNT. N.TTTo O. t
id I li I nl Tnetitayiot aaolt mntith,
3 hall. Mrmhora ami vlaltlng
tally liirUrd in uttauil.
If i W. UCiNNIL.
is t'hlrl I'airlarrh.
I Ltil.tlK, NO W. I. O, O. r
l. Killuw'a hall, ilawngii, nvc-ry
itliii Vlaltluii lirnthivu mailv
II II. Htk ntlira, N. il,
lAII'liK, Ml IXtl, I O tl. T.
saliu.lay pi'i'iiliiK al Kllluhl'a hull
Ulf ntiMuliiira aluava mailt Wfl
,!, WkMnm Hit A Ml, tt. I'. T .
BLAST II, No. I ', K. nl A
Tui'i'liiy rvt'iilln. at thi'lr hall
nd li'lllli Hlrt'i'la, tlri'Diin t'ltv
iWH. Hi'i' f. T. W.t'I.UVAX, I'm
K K li A W. f T. I'.
iHir'I'ty In i-iH'li tniinih nt tliflr
ra, IruMi'la nl Hie riiiiMi nrti In
aolil Mlta t'AIIKV Ji'llNHilS,
', No. Ti. MoHKIIN VO(iHMI:S.
Blut arcotiil 'hirailtiy of rnrh
4 K, H. Wariikn, V. H.
I,. It. .Ia.nnkv, Clerk.
h MllKiKOK A.t U. VY.
Kiiiid an. I (i.urth Krldny avi'n
mill In odd followa' liiilldlii.
; krvthrou ontdlally Invltod U at-
I I AH. WM.KIKHON, M. W.
LnlJilK, No. S7, A O. U. W.
t tlilnl klomlay In aoh month,
lull YliltliiK liri'lhi'rn wxh'iimr.
t U 1), Ji)Na.
0. M. W.
liciHIH, No., VI, A 0. II. W.
Tlmrailay rvvulnii nt Knlnht'a
Malting hrothiTa mailo wi'li'imie.
' W. M. CK A HK, W. M.
1, OltKIION CITY l'ATKUH
Tui'adny Kvanliig at7:HU at hall
I M. tl. II ai'KI.rv, Orncle.
i K. 1'aimkh. Btirriilary.
UK l.li 1IUK. No. (I, SONS UK
Buinluy nt 'i nVlni'k p. m. al
It Kkkii Oanhnkiikii, I'rua.
J Ai.llKHT HIIII.I.INII, Bi'f'y
L liltANOK, NO. 40, P. of H.
r hull at Wrlght'a llrtilito nn the
irth Hatiinlay ( eni'li timnth at
W iiitiinhora iimilt. wult'iiine.
Hkuhkn Wiiiuiit, Mttalur.
t UHANOK, Nt), 111, I', of U.
ittiriliiy ol each mimth nt their
Villi'. K. II. IlKNUY,
II tti", Sito'y. Miialar,
I OUANtlH, No. 117, P. (if II.
"tntiirilny of ouch montli.nl. Ihclr
i'a. .1, Ciml'i, MiiHlor
j It. (!. MiHlilni'k. Hcc'y.
, No a. (I A. Il imi'AltTMKNT
Krlilny nl cai'h inontli, nt 7:iT
1'llnHH' Hull, t ii'i'hi ii ( lly.
ij, A. IIAKMNU, (Join niiiiiilvr.
Klltril' fliNtiKKilA'MONAI.i.'HL'Ktll -ltv.
O. W I.I i a a, I'n.l.ir Htirvliia al II A. M. and
7 ,tu r M Hun, lay H. li.u.l altnr morning aiT-
jitnt, Ctayvr mt.itiig wtnliipaday vtM)iiig at
7 .utti.tilm'k. Crayttr intt'llng ol Yming I'eoiila.a
Mirlaiy of rhrtallan fcAtlcavor ivtrv Huuday
tmtiinx alt 6 Ml p rain lit.
KIKMT MACTIXT CIITUrH -May Oil.aaa
Caalaa Caa'.or Xornliig wurvlr al II Hninlay
Htiluail al I.' l i, Kvrnllig Hervli'o 0 iW, l(igillar
friiyar ntaptlng tAriliii'kilay avttnliig. Moiithty
ovfilianl Mt'VtHia wory WatluraiUy wtinllig
itrtwaitllng ilia r)ra Hiiiiday lu tliv nioulh. A
twrulal Invltatlou Mi all.
NT. JtlllN'rl (.'lll'ltl'II.CATIU)l.lt:.-ltv. A.
tlii.i.KHANn, l'aa'...r. On Huinlny niaaa at a and
tow a. at. Kvory aat'iuid ami fourth Htilitlay
(lairfiiaii termini attar ilia g n'rlta-k tnaaa,
'At ail titltar niaaaxa Kitgll.lt at-rinona. tauuilay
Hi'Iiih.I al i tm r. a Vaaiicra, aiii.lngallral
uhjticia, and Haiiidlctltiu at 7 110 r. at.
MKTIIOIHHT KI'lHCOI'Al, CIICIICH -hv
J.ini 1'aaa.a. Caainr. Murnlng avrylca at 11;
ami. lay Ht'himlat I.' I'i, Kvpnln arrvlrc al 7 ,K
r tiwofih au( int'tiiiiig Htinoay vvrnliig al
kl. I'raycr Mrrllng Thnratlay welling at O ft).
atrangora noriitaiiy invitvti
KTItHT I'llKHHY 1 KHIAN CHI'ltl ll - Itkv. tl,
W IliaoNkY, I'aatnr. Korvlre. at II A at. and
7 SO r at. Haliltalll Krl, at IU A H. Young
IVnplr'a ri.t'Lty til t lirtatlan Kmlravor nieeta
every Huinlay eteliliig al A :aj V e.lnea.lay
evening prayer tiieeltiig al 7 Hela Irt-e.
K v a Ko gi.ii a t t iicarii ltev. J. M, Crelaa, of
Hie Kvaliir. lt. at A.'lnt!"li. will In.l.l aert It-ea
at l'''j"' a Hal! eit'O Hun, lay at It A M llieaei'
mid Hittiilay esi't'l.le.l. tterinali Ralit.alll at'Uiail
etery Hiimlay at III A, M.
JKO.f. HHOWMtl.l, ,
W ill iraotl- III all Cnurlaol the atnte onii
Willi Unniej A Urair. I'liarman llr.ta. block,
oHKtiox ttry, i'NK
1 M. KANItH,
notauy rriu.ii', ur.Ai. kstatka
OltliHi will) Hie Willamette Kail, lnveatmrm Co.
U'l'giiu City, Oregon.
aMI.L II WAI.KF.H.
ATTUUNKY AND COVNSKLI.OK
AT LAW A Nil NOTAIIY IH' lll.lt'.
(IregoD City, - Ortsgou
Ofllro over Canlleld'i new drug aloro
llomealead, Cre-empllnn and Tl miter land rt
illratlotia and nlher land otllru hna
lueaa iroiuttly otlended to.
J- U I'OKTKB,
ATTOKNKY AT LAW
HaTMAt'Ta or rnofUHTY rt riNiaiikii.
Oflleetwo dmira above Hwtnfllr, Oregon City.
1. H. HHIH UK N Htiortll! T f lt)IMI.
i hik;kknhkoI'iih & uowinu.
ATTllHNKYS AT I.A.Y.
All Ciiaea lielore I'. H l.all.1 oillt e a .eelolt)'.
Illllee riMitna Hand l , I' H land oillte
,, liiillillng, o
Olll'.tloN CI I V.
. CAIIKV JtlllMt'lK. I'. . I PI. KM A M
(ill N SON A llil.KM.VN
Curlier Kiglnli and Main nreela. uregnit IJItjf
KK.M. KHT'ATK Tl) Nkl.l. AND
MONKY TO LOAN.
1 I). A 1). 0. LATontliTTK,
CDI NHKLUUS AT LAW
MAIN HTHKKT, OKKOON CITY, OIIKIION.
Kurnlah Ahatructi of Title, Loan Money, Korc
oloao MorlgiiKea, and Iranaiwt OvneriU
T. , Mt'inin.
I HltlliK A IHlKSSKU
. a. niiKsKKii.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Onioe lu Jnggnr llloi k, - - Orogou City
W.T. t!BNKY, J, W, DKAI'BK.
1CKNKY A DHAFKH,
ATTOUNKYH AT LAW
Oregon City, .... Ores')"
Twelve yeitra exiierletimt n ri'itlater of the C.
8. Und oftlco here reeoininemlH u In our aiteo
Inlty ol all kinds of iHialneaa liolore tho land of
flee and (lie t'onrlH, nnd InvolvLiH tho imetloe
lu the geliurnl laud olhce.
OOUNKKLOH AT LAAV
Ofllee ovor Oregon City Itnnk,
OHWION IIITY, 0IIK0ON
("1 K, IIAYKS,
ATTOKNKY AT LAW
UIIKIION CITY, OIIKOON
Olllce oonior Mnln and Klglilh nticets,
oiKiallu court houso.
' 'THE' LEADING
Alutoliito I'urily. Coroftil I)gxii;liig,
I'ri'gt;rljitli)iii f'lllml by Cuniintuiit
lVilInt A,rttcltiH. rrfnimtry, Fin ('l(ar.
C HA R MAN'S BLOC K.
OOMPETENT PHARMACISTS EMPLOveO
fine Perfumeries and Toilet Articles.
Alao a lull .lot k ol
3?AI2STTfc3; OILS, KTC.
' A3ST D
BOXES Or ANY SIZES MANUFACTURED
l'arllt'g iloNlrinn Wood Turiiinu, lt
tiirna, Ilraikota, or
Shop Carpenter's Work
Will lnSiiiitt, liy Culling on Me.
Doors, Windows and Blinds
O-. U. BESTOW,
jTJST'lllili. lln" ('i)tn;ifittiiiiiBl nmifli
The failing riidttraplior o
( '( ' I! S K I! I ' 1 1 C ST ami T A Y 1.0 U 8T UK ICTS.
S2.50 PER DOZEN
107 lint Street, Bet. Jlorrlaon ud YaruhllL
8. 8 Walker. F.M.Dukes.
Walker & Dukes.
Hondo, Sinn and Ornumcntal painting,
(lood work guaranteed.
HIIUI'ON CII TII, NKAIt U. II. T. A L. 8TA11I.KB
The Golobrated Frencii Sure,
Il 801.D ON k
of iH'rvoun ulnram)
or any Uiwtnlwrol
BEFORE urW KtimuiflutN AFTER
rtiH(-ctHr Oitlutn.or thnmnh youthful iiitllnorc
tlim, uvit iMiinlncuro, Ai' ,RUf)i hm Low of Umln
I'dHtT, Wnkcfulm-itn. HcrhiKtovn 1'hIiii lu tht
Iwk.SomiuHl Wcnkuf, Hylorl, orvom Pitn
tintiuu, NncturiiHl Kinlriniit, l,iunrrht . Iix
iiHJH, Wi tik Mi'iuory, l-nHffnf I'owor Hint Int)Mi
tfih'y. w liU'h If iH'wIfOttMloflon It'ml to prtMnatm
old ako tui'l Ininnily. rrlct) ll.U) a im.x, (iboion
inrl.'i. Si-lit ly mull on rrrt'ht of pricu'
A Wit IT UN .l AUAVIFK In a I von for
every r. uoonliM' n'rolvcd, tort'fuiul ttiemmu'y If
l'iruiiiiiriii 'iiro In not oliVetiM. We Imve
tlutu-niHUof itfttlnmnlrtlii from olil nnd younn,
of both ni'Xt'B, wlio Imvt Imji'u H(ruiftiiently ruri'd
by thounuof Aihro4liduo. Cin ular lree. AdUrvM
THE APHRO MEDICINE CO.
fc'oitcru H much, iJox 27. Portland Ol
For wilo by Cluirman & Co.
PrupRists, Oregon City Or.
F. L. Posson&Son,
General AgU. for D. M. Ferry & Co'i
Grans, Clover and all kinds of
Trees, Bulbs, Fertilizer!, etc. -
Dee Kceiiera' Supplies.
W'k want you for a customer. Give us
a tritil order,
F. L. Posson & Son,
209 2d St., Portland, Or.
HticcnMorft to Miller llros. Cntulunue Proa
NEWS OP THE WORLD
Moiled Down For (he Kditlcutiun
ufTlie Eiil'riilN ItmideiH.
I'ltAIki: IIOIil.AH III I, I. !-,
How Wa Oblnluril nnd How
.Tlurh 'rhrrw in n II anil.
Wamiiinotow, D, C, Juno 20. The
tradn dollar bullion, wliicli in lo be
coined Into ailvttr stanilard dollars, U
lured in lliu minis at l'liiladulpbia and
Now Otlt-ana. It rHNults from li e melt
It'K into tlie bar of thu trado dollars, re
doomed al tlinir fare value, under the
etofMarcli S, 1HH7. The total num
ber ruilottined was 7,rU)0t03(l, portion of
which bus already benii coined into
stlMdiary coin. The act of March 3,
lftil, pntvidotl, however, the balance
should Imi t'uined Into standard silver
dollars only. The amount stored at
I'lilladclphia Is 3,3X5,425 fine ounces,
and the amount at New Orleans 3,038,
H7U line ounces. This make, in all,
sbtitit t5,MH,2Hl in stuiidiird silver dol
lars, a net profit above its cost, of a
little over iKX),000. A lanfe amount of
subsidiary silver and minor coin will
alao have to be recoined at Hiiladel
pbia duruiK the same ieriod.
Tin itkMANi) ros nmxs.
The demand for dimes continues una
bated, and iiioHt of the recolnage for
the present will be of that denomina
tion, although 25-cent pieces may also
be coined at Kan Francisco. The coin
age of dimes during the last three years
has been 13,17(1,471. It Is protxxied to
distribute this recoinsne between the
mints at San Francisco, Philadelphia,
and New Orleans, liy law the coinage
of minor coin, one-cent and five-cent
piece., is confined to the mints ul l'bil
atlclphia. This coin has becu very
heavy for several years past. During
Jhe lust three years the coinage of live-
cent piece amounted to 2,0u;i,lt)l, and
Hie coinage of of one-cent nieces $1 ,15115,
IKU. This hus been all aVntorhed by the
public, ami there is every indication
that the demand for thenc coins will con
tinue large for months to come, and add
considerably to the woik ol Ibe I'ltUa
delpbia mint. The coinugo at the mints
st San Francisco and Carson City, Nev.,
after July 1, will be confined to gold
pieces, and such recoinage of subsidiary
silver coins as may be required on the
."oble lilt IteslKBed.
Nsw Y'ork, June 27. Secretary
Noble has returned to Washington.
His visit here was a short one. He ar
rived Thursday. "'Secretary Noble's
resignation as bead of the department
of the interior is in the hands of Presi
dent Harrison," remarked a friend of
the secretary at the Fifth Avenue hotel
last evening. "The president, however
will probably not accept the resignation
until next fall, when he will appoint
Secretary Noble as one of the new judges
of the United States circuit court. It has
been rumored some time that Secretary
Noble had resigned or intended to re
sign, but they have always been denied
at Washington . The fact is, neverthe
less that President Iliirrinon has re
ceived his resignation. The secretary
will remain in the cabinet until the
resident, bnsdecided upon hie successor.
There is scarcely any doubt of his ap
pointment as a United Slates citcuit
Oregon Heather lfpmi.
The weather in Western Oregon has
continued cloudy and general showers
have prevailed, especially in the fore
part of the week. While the rainfall
the present month has been unusually
heavy, yet in June, 1S88, more rain fell
in most stations. About one inch of
rain fell the past week in the Willamette
valley, and about one-halt inch fell in
Southern Oregon. The fall wheat has
had wonderful growth and is reported
very tall. There has been no rust so
far through in places it is heavy and has
lodged somewhat. Hop growers hope
that wet weather will have a tendency
to kill the lice. Western Oregon pros
pects were never better at this season of
the year, than at present, for a most
In Kastern Oregon the weather has
continued cool, partly cloudy and gen
eral rains have fallen, with snow on the
high elevations south of the Blue
mountains. The total rainfall this
month has been in excess, or at most
places, of any previous record. All
vegetation has a better prospect for a
good harvest than for many previous
Summer fallow wheat will yield enor
mously spring and volunteer wheat
will be good crops except in some few
sections where it was burnt iii ,May.
Fruit is thriving nnd doing well,' but
needs warmer weather, Oregon ns a
whole bus been carefully estimated and
conclusions mado that that the present
prospects indicate at least one million
more bushels of w hat this year than last.
Floods continue to do heavy damage
in the MisiHitippi valley.
The Iowa ritiiililicans will nominate
a farmer for gorouor, and stand by pio
hibitation. It Is reported that awfut cruelties are
practiced by liulmaceda, and men are
shot down like dogs.
The citizens of Pennsylvania have
issued an address calling for the retire
ment of So. m tor Quay.
Two men and several women were
badly wounded in Franklin on Monday,
the result ol tli recent coal miners
The striking coal miners at Franklin
still swear vengeance. Two companies
of militia have been dispatched from
The trainmen of Paris Saturday even
ing resolvwi to strike, and yesterday
tried to prevent the can from running
but without success.
The postmaster general expects to
issue today an advertisement for bills
for the new ocean mail service under
the postal subsidy act.
Secretary Noble has appointed Hon.
J,C. Hallam, of Illionis, assisted chief
clerk of the pension oflice, vice Green
C. It sum, jr., resigned.
The citizens of Blaine, Washington,
have passed resolutions against the em
ployment of Chinese in the cannery j
recently established at that place.
A party of wnite strikers attempted
to clean out the negroes at the Newcas
tle mines last Saturday. In the scrim
mage one person was killed, and sev
B ief dispatches from several points!
in Kansas and Missouri are to the'
effect that another hurricane swept I
through a wide section of country Tues-(
day, and did considerable damage to
All but one of the fourteen flint and
window glass factories of Finclay, () .,
shut down at midnight Saturday until
September 1, and probably longer. This
gives over 200.) employes two mouths'
The Knights of Labor have passed a
resolution today instructing, demand
ing and urging the utmost secrecy as to
all their deliberations, as there has
been little more talk on the part of
members than is consistent wit'j their
idea of secrecy.
Settled Down lo Active Uuslne.'W
and U ink.
NEW OliMXAXCEH AM) SIDEWALKS
New Hose Fur (lie Fire Department
Three Sew Mtairwaya.
Brief State Sews.
Hon. R. A. Irvine, of Albany, has
been appointed an alliance national
The steam ship Batavia, of the Upton
line, arrived in Portland from Hong
Kong Tuesday with a cargo of tea.
The citizens of Myrtle Point sere
naded Hon. Binger Herman during his
visit to tnat town, to which he re
sponded with an appropriate address.
C. M. Lockwood, of Salem, recently
made the run from Ashland to Grant's
Pass on a bicycle, down the Rogue
river valley, a distance of fifty and
three-fourths miles, in five and three
Work is progressing on revetement in
the river front of Albany. This work
was rendered necessary by the washiug
away of the bank by high water, thus
endangering the foundation ef the
farmers warehouse building.
Th3 Kagle Creek Mining Company is
rapidly pushing the work on the Shanghai
mines, located a few miles northeast of
Sparta, in Union county. Ttiey have
run two tunnels, the lower of which is
iu 270 feet, in the upper 176.
The schooner Mayflower, while being
towed out of the Klameth river last
week struck a rock and was towed to
Crescent City in a waterlogged condit
ion. She had on board 3000 cases of
salmon, which was damaged more or
Jack Chambers and a prospector
named Rush have foud a ledge of free
gold-bearing quartz at Canyon mountain
a short distance above the ditch. The
ledge is narrow, but the preious metal
sticks out in a manner calculated to em
A gentleman from Sail Francisco has
made a large contract with the Phillips
Bros, on the Coquille river, for cedar
shingles from their mill. He states
that many of the best architects of San
Francisco will not use the redwood
shingles, but demand the cedar.
Jacob Kamm and his son, Captain
Charles T. Kamm, will immediately
rush work on' the new boat for the
Ilwaco route, and endeavor to have
her running by July 15, as the low water
is liable to prevent the Potter making
schedule time on the Ilwaco run.
The Methodist Episcopal Advocate
gives tbtse figures concerning the rela
tive standing of the Protestant churches
in Oregon: Methodist societies, 211
members, 10,050. Baptist societies, 100;
members, 50-13. Presbyterian societies,
70; members ; ,-i5,;. J-.piscopal societies
31: members 1000. Congregational
societies, 20 ; members, 101!).
KeguJar monthly meeting. Wednes
day evening, July 1.
Present: T. W. Sullivan, mayor; L.
L. Porter, recorder; J 8. Pmiloin, chief
of police; J. W. Noble, J. W. O'Con
nell, C. D. Latourette, J. tt. Porter, T.
P. Randall, E, K. Chaman and Jan.
Wilkinson, cjuncilmen. Absent Frank
Petition was read foift Columbia.
Hook anil Ladder Co.r signed by Clias.
Atbey, president and. others, asking
that a new book and ladder truck and
nose be purchased. Referred to eotn
mittee on streets and public- property.
Petitions were also received from
Cataract Hose Co., No. 2, signed by J.
W. O'Counell, foreman and otliers, and
from Fountain Hose Co., No. 1, Ed.
Newton, foreman., stating ttiat their
hose was not strong enough to stand
the pressure of the water. The peti
tion was referred to tlie committee on
fire and water, who reoorted them back
to the council for action. J. W. O'Cou
nell was appointed to- confer with the
committee on fire and water, and draw
up an ordinance to purchase Dew hook
and ladder truct for Columbia 11. L.
Co. Od motion the committee were
instructed to purchase lotXI feet of regu
lation hose for tl.e fire department of
Petition was read from H. F. Scrip
ture and others, asking that the alleys
through blocks &1 and 121) lie reduced
to the width of ten feet, were referred to
committee on Btreets and public prop
erty Petition from C. E. S4orv and others
of Central Addition, asking tiiat the con
tinuation of Taylor street be extended
through that addition, and obst-uctions
removed. Keferred lo committee on
streets and public property.
A commutticalior. was read Iroin Jos
eph U. Kelly, who has charge of the
construction of the sewerage st stem at
r.ugene, asking permission to come
here, make an examination, and sub
mit plans for a sewerage system. Oa
motion the recorder was directed to in
vite Mr. Kelly to visit the city.
lite committee on streets and public
proerly recommended that the eutiun
of the remonstralors against the im
provement ot Washington street be not
granted. On motion the report of the
committee was adopted, and the city
surveyor ordered to make the survey for
the improvement of that street.
Ibe committee on streets and public
property made a verbal report, reoom
niending that the Fourth and Seventh
street stairs be rebuilt, but thought that
the city could not at present afford to
erect a stairway at Sixth street.
C. u. Latomette moved that the street
superintendent make plans and estimates
for three stairways at Fourth, Sixth and
Seventh streets, receive bids for material
and construction, and let the same to
the lowest bidder. After considerable
discussion the motion carried.
The committee on health and police
reported that Dr. W. E. Carll filed a com
plaint with tiiera stating the verv un
healthy condition of the block on which
the Portland House and Depot hotel
were situated, and stated there was no
drainage to carry offtheseapage from the
livery stable, and mentioned the unsani
tary condition of eight water closets oa
that block. The committee recom
mended tlie passage of an ordinance
providing for sewerage for all that part
ot the city between the bluff and river,
and from the basin to Eleventh streets.
The report was signed by J. W. Noble,
h. K. (Jliarman and Jas. ukenson,
committee on health and police. On
motion the report of the committee was
The ordinance was read for the first
time, providing for a sewerage system,
which authorizes the city nugiiicer to
prepare plans and specifications for said
sewerage system. On motion the ordin
ance was amended and referred to street
committee and city attorney for correc
Au ordinance was read for the first
time establishing grades on Third,
Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, ,
Ninth, Nameless. Tenth, Eleventh,
Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth
streets, one block east from Main street
to the river. Ordered published.
The salaries of city officers were estab
lished as follows: Recorder, $25 per
month ; City Tteasurer, 200 per annum ;
Chief of Police. if00 per month and fees;
StiteiintendeiU of streets, $2 per day;
City Collector eight per cent of moneys
Tlie city surveyor reported that he had
examined the cemetery, and that the
grave yurd was so completely tilled up
that there was no room for streets, and
expressed his opinion that it would be
cheaper to purchase more ground than
to make any changes in the present
burying ground. .
O. D. Latourette introduced au ordin
ance providing .that Nameless street
below Ninth be called Moss street, iu
honor ot Mr. 8. W. Moss. On motion
the ordinance was ordered published.
An ordinance was read for the first
lime making a five-mill levy on the
valuation of the city property of $918,000.
On motion the ordinance was ordered
A resolution was introduced by J.
W. O'Connell and T. P, Randall ask
ing that 9 foot sidewalks be constructed
on parts of Center, Fourth, Fifth and
Sixth streets, and a four foot sidewalk
on a part of Jackson street. The Super
intendent of streets was ordered to noti
fy the prj)rty owners to have said
sidewalks built within 30 days.
Motion carried thut a special meeting
be held Monday night, July 13.
On motion council adjourned until
Monday eveuing, J uly Oth.
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