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Oregon City Enterprise.
FK1IUY, JANUARY 1, 1892.
SPRAY OF THE FALLS.
S. A. P. Hurley spent last Sunday
with friends at Canbv.
Rev. Q. V. Uiboney will return from
Lehitnon and occupy his pulpit next
The married people' whist club will
twet at M. A. Stratum's next Thursday
Miss Metta Brown went tin to Salem
''uxt week and spent a few days with
The Willamette Silver band will give
, masquerade ball at the armory on New
Year's night. A good time is assured.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Cautield, Wednesday, Pecember
30 This is the fifth child in the family.
The most successful ball ever given in
Oregon City was that by the Knights of
Fytiiias at the armory last Friday night.
The highest stage of the river thus far
this saason was last Monday when it
was 20 2 feet above sero below the falls.
Piano and oigan tuning and repairing
promptly done. Leave orders ot Love
joy's store. City reference given.
Jesse C. Hall, the West Side distiller,
died last Monday morning aged about
fifty-five years. The burial was in
Mountain View cemeterv Tuesday.
The resumption of the rain and its
steady contintience has prevented any
further examination of the Molalla, road
route during the past two weeks.
Rev. A. C. McFarland of theM. E.
church South will preach in the church
of the United Brethren in this city Sat
urday evening at 7 o'clock and Sundav
at 11. All are cordially invited to at
tend. The steamer Manzanillo has been
withdrawn from the Oregon City-rort-land
route and until the Latona is com
pleted the Altona will handle the busi
ness alone. She will leave Oregon City
at 7:30 a. m. and 1 p. m. and leave Port
land at 10 a. m. and 3 p. m.
The Oregon City Dramatic club has
disbanded and the members have or
ganized the Falls City Pramatic Club.
This club will open Shively's new opera
house on Seventh street Wednesday and
Thursuay, January 13 and 14. in "A
Western Hero." This play had a run
of 300 nights in New York .
Mr. and Mrs Henry Shank, of Me
chanicville, Iowa, are visiting at the
home of G. W. Shank at Canby. The
iwo brothers have not seen each other
for forty years. The Iowa people are so
well pleased with Oregon that they will
remain all next summer and may pos
sibly locate permanently at Canby.
The county commissioners' court will
hold its regular monthly session next
week beginning Wednesday. If the
people who have recommendations to
make respecting road supervision and
districts and other matters of public in
terest will be on hand at this term they
will be given respectful attention and
their suggestions may be of great
K. of P. .Notice.
Special meeting of Achilles lodge No
38, K. of P., Saturday evening, January
2, 1802, at 7;o0. Business covering in
stallation will be transacted.
E. M. Ka.vds, C. C.
Another Pioneer Gone.
A. D. Smith, who came across the
plains with the party with which Mr.
Crawtord was in 1842, who came from
the same state and located in the Bame
place, Oregon City, died Saturday night
in Salem, nearly seventy years of aire.
For several years he lived near Mr.
Crawford in Yamhill county. His death
leaves but four surviving members of the
memorable imigration party of 1842
T. J. Shadden, of Yamhill county, J. L.
Morrison, who lives on Shaw's island
in Puget sound, F. X. Matthieu.of Mar
on county and S. W, Moss of this city.
RICE-FAXTON At the residence of
Reuben Fanton near Carus, December,
27,1891, Rev. J. Casto officiating, Mr.
Jackson Rice and Miss Louisa Fanton.
GARDNER-POTTER At the resi
dence of Stephen Green, in this city,
December 24. 1891, by Rev. . Father Hil
lcbrand, Mr. Lancelot Gardner and Miss
Irene Potter, both of this city.
. SUMNER-LEE At the home of the
bride's parents on Christmas day Rev.
R. Miller, of the United Brethern church
officiating, Mr. Wesley Sumner and
Mary D. Lee.
There was a pleasant company of the
immediate friends of the contracting
parties present and the occasion was
made in every way a happy one.
ltoll of Honor.
Those who were present every day
without being tardy and pertoct In de
portment in Pict. No 32 at Clarkes, for
i the month ending lVo. 28, were Edna
Jewell, Vina Gard, Hello Evans, Amauda
Tinnrestet, Kmma Kleinsmith, Cora
Kingo, llattie Hingo, Georgia Grace,
Jack Rtngo, Fml North, Adolph Tinner
atet, Bert Jewell, Willie Clarke, Cecil
Casper, Frank Manning, Henry Klein
smith, Bert Kingo, Frank Miller, Willie
Miller and John Miller.
Okonoi H. Pl'SN.
me Things We Hare.
Oregon City has the lollowing:
A white paper mill,
A manilla p iper mill,
A wood pulp mill,
A sulphite mill,
An excelsior mill,
A shoddy null,
Two (louring mills,
A grain elevator,
A woolen mill,
Ore reduction works,
Two saw mills,
A furniture factory,
Two sash and door factories,
A box factory,
Locks around the falls,
Two good hotels,
A board of trade,
Improvements for 1891, $100,000.
Value of manufactures for 18W1, $1,
A long list of substantial business
houses and about 5, (XXI of the best peo
ple on earth.
The sash and door an.l box factory of
G. H Bestow at the foot of Main street
I opposite the Congregational chinch has
! a fine business which has all been built
up in the last three years. Mr. Bestow
has his mill well supplied with the best
machinery and can supply sash, doors,
brackets, casting, newel and pack posts,
and nil kinds of shop earpenterv work
on short not'ee. Call on him for prices.
He is also sole agent for the celebrated
sugar pine boxes, which are the best
l.uiisinith and Locksmith.
Frank Neldon, the gun and locksmith,
has a monopoly in his line and will re
pair sewing machines, guns, locks, keys,
umbrellas, etc. His shop is on the cast
side of Main street nearly opposite the
postotliee, and parties desiring repairing
in his line will always rind him ready,
promut and capable. He has a fine as
sortment of tools, and if he finds a job
that requires a iectiliar instrument to
enable him to do it he will m ike the
tool, then repair the break. His prices
are alwavs verv reasonable.
J. Jones k Son.
J. Jones & Son. successors to Sumner
& Finley have their shop on Water street
j at the foot of Fourth, where they are
I prepared to furnish estimates on work,
j including sash, doors, brackets, shelf
! and counter work. They are also pre
j pared to do all kinds of carpenter job-
bing in a workmanlike manner on short
. notice. The members of this firm are
i both expert and ready workman, ami
: have done much fine work, so that thev
I feel competent to undertake the most
I difficult work, and promise to perform it
; to the entiie satisfaction of their patrons.
The name of Cooke lias so long been
associated with the livery stable busi
ness in this community that it would
seem lost without W. H. Cooke at the
j stable on Fourth and Main streets. In
! addition to the fine livery rigs and car
! riages which are kept for hire at reason
; able rates, Mr Cooke, who has pur-
chased the interest of the U. H. T. & L.
1 Co., carries on a general express and
drayage business. He gives his personal
I supervision to the management of the
! barn and is careful in the employment of
help to secure such as will do the work
entrusted to him well and promptly.
When in need of a good horse for riding
or driving, do not fail to see him.
Oregon City Iron Works.
Less than two years ago Jas. Roake
established the Oregon City Iron Works
at the foot of Fifth on Water street. He
has since added to his plant till he is
prepared to do all kinds of jobbing and
repairing of machinery from turning a
shaft to repairing an engine or the most
complicated piece of machinery. Mr.
Roake is himself a practical machinist,
and has had many years of practical ex
perience. He gives his constant per
sonal supervision to all work under
taken, and labors to perform promptly
all work entrusted to the shop. Those
requiring anything in iron work will
find it to their advantage to patronize
homo industry and the Oregon City Iron
(irocerles und U nit.
Thos. Spooncer & Sons have just fitted
up No. 3 in the Barlow-David block on
Main street and started up with a fine
line of groceries and fruit which they
oiler to the public on their merits.
They have located hero with the de
termination of remaining and making
this their permanent home, and propose
giving every man, woman or child who
trades with them one hundred cents
worth of fine, staple and fancy family
groceries which will be sold at live-ami-let-live
rales. Ihey invito the public
regardless of sise or beauty to call at
their new store, examine and price their
new goodsand if found satisfactory, which
they feel sure they will do, to place a
Perfectly harmless, no more "dreading
to be hurt " while having your teeth
rilled or extracted ; no more fears of the
dangerous "after eflocts "of cocaine,
you retain yonr venae while the opera
tion are performed, and leave the den
tal otllce feeling that Indeed, that den
tistry is advancing with the time. Of
course (hose " happy few " that dote on
their strength of nerve endurance may
be served In the old way. My work
may, as in the past, speak for itself in
the various branches of the dental art.
Patient may find mo at my home
ofllee, Saturdays, South Molalla," Ceme
tery Ridge." Engagements for work at
patients home can Iva made by mall,
P. O. address, J. W. Thomas, Pentist,
Molalla, Oregon .
Harding's Prog Store.
G. A. Harding is known far and wide
as a representative druggist, and well he
may be since ho is the pioneer druggist
of the citr, in every sense, having
worked in a drug store since he was
eleven year wf age. He has the oldest
established drug business in the city and
the large number borne by the prescrip
tions compounded in his pharmacy at
test in strongest terms the esteem ami
confidence in which he is held in the
community, and it is a Citing tribute to
his painstaking can in all those years no
mistake ha even been made in the com
pounding of prescriptions. Mr. H.ird
ing's stock is full and he take pride in
maintaining the high standard of excel
lence established at the outset. Besides
the full line of drugs which he alwavs
ha in stock he carries a full line of
paints, oils, glass, painter's materials
and druggist's assorted goods, which ho
sells at close figures.
The Pioneer Store.
The "Pioneer Store," rot only of Ore
gon City hut of the state of Oregon, is
that of Major Thomas Charman and son.
The Major is thoroughly identified with
the interests and growth of this place,
having been associated with all its enter
prises almost from the date of it found
ing. There has bctm undertaken no
work of magnitude which has not been
helped by Mr. Charman, and through
all these years while he has helK.l all
undertakings calculated to hilil up the
city and surrounding country, he has
surcessfully managed his own business
and built it up to its present large pro
poitions. During all these years, some
of them of very hard times, he has con
tinued to iiosier, while others with less
business sagacity have failed. The busi
ness is conducted on thoroughly busi
ness principles, and an immense stork
of clothing, dry goods, Itootg and shoes,
hats ami caps, groceries and staple hard
ware are kept on hand, so that one can
enter the store and trade all he needs
without going out. Don't fail to call at
the store of Charman & Son when in
Sash ami Door Factory.
Up to two years ago Oregon City had
been without a sash anil door factory,
and all building materials except the
rough an I undressed lumber had to lie
imported. At that time S. B Culifi'aiid
sons formed the Oregon City Sash ami
Door company, and placed the smallest
possible amount of planing mill tnachin
cry in their mill and began operations,
meeting with Nattering success. Within
the year they were burned out with no
insurance, and had to start over again.
This they did at once and were soon in
their new building with more and better
machinery. To this they have con
stantly added new and improved ma
chinery till they now have a first class
mill fully equipped with all appliances
for doing fine work. The constant em
ployment of from eiirht to twelve hands
shows how successful they have have
been. They have figured on all the
larger jobs in competition with Portland
and to their credit have managed to
keep most of such jobs at homo. They
are prepared to turn out doors, windows,
mouldings, newel posts, shelving,
counters, etc., and will furnish designs
and estimates on application.
Williams, The Grocer.
E. E. Williams, the popular grocer,
near the corner of Main and Sixth street
carries the largest stock of groceries in
the city. He started less than three
years'ago with a small stockfof groceries,
and his trade to build up. That he has
succeeded in an eminent degree is to be
seen by a visit to bis store, where three
or four clerks are kept on the jump.
The groaning shelves and piles of goods
reaching to the ceiling show that his
trade is immense while the class of
customers always wailing prove it to be
firstclasB. It would be almost impossi
ble to call for anything in the grocery
line and not find it on his shelves, un
JVIrs. C. H-
less a rush of trade hud caused a tem
porary vacancy, which is invariably sup
plied in the shortest possible time. Mr.
Williams has won the confidence, re
spect and trade of this community and
has a business of which he may justly
feel proud, as it is in every way a credit
to hi, good management and to the city
in which he is established. Mr. Will
iams is a young man of more than usual
intelligence, active, energetic, prompt,
straightforward and indefatigable in his
efforts to please his customers, ami these
qualities have been the mean of estab
lishing him solidlv in his business He
already supplies several outside dealers
with goods, and when the day comes,
as come it soon will we look to sco
Mr. Williams conducting a wholesale as
well as retail business,
llumltoii & Washburn
I'ark Place is one of the prosperous
suburbs of Oregon City, and is rapidly
growing in importance and population.
Messrs. Hamilton A Washburn, late of
eastern Oregon, about a year and a half
ago started a store there, believing that
the place was destined to grow rapidly,
they built a commodious store and w are
house and stocked up with a fine assort
men, of general merchandise, including
builders' hardware, which they proceed
ed to sell at a very small advance on
cost price. The community ssm learn
ed the advantage olhaving a good store
convenient to their homes, and the result
is that Messrs. Hamilton A Washburn
have now a fine and growing trade. They
keep well stocked with all staple and
fancy groceries, dry goods, boots and
shoes, etc., w hich they deliver free to all
living within reach. They invite all who
care to call and inspect their stock.
Flower Pols, Etc.
It is almost tune to start plants in pots
for the windows and for the summer gar
den. The readers of the Entkiii'Iuhk
should bear in mind the Milwaiikio pot
tery, owned and operated by Charles
Fisher, an artistic und practical pottery
man, who manufactures all kinds of
plain and fancy pots, lawn and ornamen
tal vases, borders ami statuary. A few
dollars invested in vases, borders and
lawn statuary will greatly improve the
artistic appearance of a lawn and show
olTihe grounds to much better advantage
than can be fecured in any other wy.
Fences anil Gates.
Spring will soon Vie here when many
of our readers will be building now
fences and tearing down old to replace
them with better. All such will find it
to their advantuge to call upon or write
to the Hell wood Fence Works at Sell
wood, Oregon. Messrs. Anderson A
Larson are the proprietors of these
works and are prepared to furnish plain,
lancy and ornamental lawn fences, us
well as farm fences, on short notice,
and very cheap. They also make, farm
and lawn gates to order.
Prof. F, C. SStreyil'elor of 320 P street,
East Portland, Oregon, has recently or
ganized a class here for instruction upon
the piano and organ and numbers among
his pupils many from the best families
in the city. The professor makes a spec
ialty of voice culture and has had emi
nent success in developing voices In
trusted to his care. Ho now visits Ore
gon City on Thursday and Friday of
In anticijuition of a lively
wo have sjmivd no oxju'iiso in ptirt'luising
the llaiulsomost Assortment of NICW
(.1001)8 ever displayed in
City. We are now showing a line
of rare and beautiful Articles,
suitable for Christinas gifts,
in endless variety. Ex
quisite Novel tios that
will please the
II you are in y
Diamonds and Silverware.
The Gladstone More.
Gladstone lint a nourishing stun', man
aged by T. M. Cross, ho carries a full
stink of well assorted merchandise He
is able to supply families with groceries,
dry goods, huts, caps, bisits and sins-
and staple hardware at Portland prices
or lower, Good delivered within any
reasonable distance of the store. Farm
product and fruits bought and sold, or
exchanged. Order from farmers for
i.r.u.lri.,d 111 .1 11 ll III i I ill uill I. til I... I Ut
lowest living puces,
Mtlnuiiklc PostolTlce Store.
Arthur Itloeh, of Milwaukee, has
charge of the postollico store in that
place, and carries a full stock of general
merchandise which he sells at Portland
prices or lower. He prides himself on
his well selected stock, and labors to
please his customers. Ily this means
he has succecde I in building up a tine
trade w hich he has no trouble in hold
ing. Persons living within reach of
Milwaukee should call on him for price
The Oriental hotel is all historical
landmark and timers thererin are certain
not only of a good meal, but may
while they eat look around .upon
the walls of the risiin which witnessed
the first territorial legislature. It is the
only German hotel in the city, and is
kept by John Drescher, who pride him
self on his gooil talile ami clean surround
ings. Letter I. In.
Tho follow ing is tin- liwt of Inters remain
ing in the post otllce at Oregon City, Orrgou,
Januarv 1, mil':
llnilncr.l, V 0 Mulionev, I) .1-2
llerry, .1 T Mason, Mrs II V
IliiKliau, Thomas Moehnke, I'lius
lliinlup, Harry- 2 Parker, I, K
liruves, l.eha Hinilli, Hanv V
Kuylcr, I' 2 Small. Ir I'M
Kelly, Mrs Kale Spiljg. Ilrlius
Kilkennv, .lolni Ta lor. Win M
I, ileus, I'W Wed r (I
LeiiMirc, Roliert Wilhcouihe, MntJ V
Mcllonald. John .1 Woods, J M
Poster A Mel iiIomIi
If called lor, please say when advertised.
10. m', HANDS. P. M,
A Desirable House
To rent in Oregon City. Cheap.
TllWKIl a A I.UKN.
My wife, Elinebelh W'oorner, having
left by beil and board without just cause
or provocations, I hereby give notice
that 1 will not be responsible for any
debts that she may contract.
Canby, Or. Dec. I8th 1H91.
Autograph and scrap books at ('bar
man ACo's. City Drug Storo, from 5 c
You can get some good bargains in
Lamps at Rich's New Crockery Sloro
opposite the Postollico.
The best lino of cigars at Charman iti
Co. "Genuine Estrollu" only 10c at
Charnmn & Co. citv drug stow.
Runner ut the Seventh street hard
ware store will sell yon anything in Iuh
lino at Portland prices. Goods ull first
class. Autograph, Scrap and Photograph
Alliums at Charman & Go's. City Drug
Storo. They havo tho lnrgost stock at
I the lowest prices.
Main Street, Oregon City.
Go to W. W. Wilde' for join family
Caught IVc. IN, lstil a small cedar
skill' Owner can have the same by
paying legal charge S EriKH.
Two bundled tuikej wanted at tho
This favorite veast curl now bs had of
E. K. William the grocer. tl
It. C II SMU II,
ormlilMln nf (hi. Klrrlrlr Mi-illrsl rnUfffri. nt
I'Mlii.tf letilft. Mint r.-t;Urly luvuir-il liy Ilit
Sum Mr-tlh-al liottril ui Kk.iullipr.
KU I reek, irrt'n-
Nrii I'iKir li ilie Anmiry,
.1. Ill 'lltr.l. lrMMlrlor.
hill Stock of All Kimls of Fresh
and Saltwater Fish. Poul
try iiml (iuiue.
Highest ( usli Price Pah! Tor Poultry.
JOHN A. BECK,
Coiner of Front and Morrison,
IS STILL ON EARTH.
For general repairing- lie stands
without ii peer. For first .class, re
liable ejooilH his storo is seeoinl to
none. Trv him !
J. MTTNKIl, I'mpr.
I'Ik- OMcm I'lrol Ins. Hotel in
Oregon I lly.
Cleim rooms with comfortable beds.
Table supplied w ith the best the mar
ABSOLUTELY PURE DfJJGS
Q A. HARDING.
COMPETENT PHARMACISTS EMPLOYED
Fine Perfumeries and Toilet Articles.
Also a lull nlm-k nl
ZPA.I3STTS- OILS, ETC.
The Best Place in the City
1TDJSQ,M, nip X p
Ni'Xt Hour to UveriiioriC lliitel,
ICE COLD SODA WATER AND FRESH FRUIT
Tin: i ii:nt ammix.