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THE FMERPRlSK fOKKESPOM)
ESTS SWEEP THE VI ELI).
Happening in Localities Outside
Oregon City Industrial Items
Canyon Creek Sotes.
CakyokCbkkk, Jan.. 21. Rev. J. H. Har-
greavcs of Oregon City is holding divine
service t the liorbett school house ewr
evening this week to crowded houses.
John Robeson made a trip to the county
feat on the 20th instant.
Bom to the wife of our genial posm aster,
. Ilolnian, on the ISth instant, daughter.
Mr. (.'. Hubbard is the first man we have
seen for some time with sufficient courage to
brave the dangers of the deep mud with a
cargo of shingies. Today he went to French
prairie with W.
There was a shooting match for chickens
at Krai, I; Baker's one day last week.
M aoksm k.;, Jan. -.'4. We understand that
Thomas Burt is suffering from an attack of
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. Teter Kisler, Janu
ary IS, twin boys.
There seems to lie considerable improve-
niei.ts in the vicinity of XIacksburg. Sev
era! families of new comers have located
here and begun wrestling with the brush
Miss I.nla Krouse, of Wilhoit, is sojourn
ing for a short time at Al. Wing's.
About Cams people.
Oakvs. Jan. 23. Mr. Pryor Saunders has
at length ciosed his trade with Mr. John
Jones, the blacksmith, and ti e latter is now
in possession of the Saunders place.
Mrs. W. W. May returned last Wednes
day from Portland, where she hail been vis
iting her daughter, Mrs. Exon. Miss Ida
May also came home with her mother, as
her health compelled her to leave school.
Mr. Khier Hunter has put up a nice fence
around the front yard ot his father's place.
A. 0. Hayward had a small-sized barn
raising a week ago Saturday, and at present
writing the building is progressing. It is
jVc-M leet. with additional sheds on two
M rs. M ilo Cooper is absent on a iengthv
visit to her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Ingram,
of Molalla. Cit-LA.
Florence Perish is home again visiting
Nellie Shockely has Rone to Oregon City
to remain a while.
The fanners' alliance people all talk of
starting a store at the Highland hall.
Items from rieasant Hill.
Plcasakt Him,. Jan. IS. Mrs. W. 8.
Young has almost regained her good health,
The Mack ball at Kariuein's was a grand
The families of K. 1. Garrett and T. 8.
Rigg have the grip.
John Kpler of this place has the position
of first engineer on the steamer Modoc
Trolracted meeting is being conducted In
our new church by Key, and Mrs. Barber,
and is quite well attended.
Miss Twink (iraham, of Graham's Kerry,
has returned from her visit among friends
and re'aiives at Tualatin, Newberg and
Mr. and Mrs. John Zumwalt have been
Unite poorly of late.
Miss Waid of Sew Kra has been em
ployed by Mrs. W. S. Young.
Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan, of Graham's Ker
ry, are spending a few days in the metrot
olis getting the material for their new dwell
Miss Stringer, of Portland, spent a few
days with her friend Mrs. Wood of this
IU bbaeu, Jan. 2t. Two Arkansas fami
lies comprising about twenty persons, se
lected homes here this week.
Our public school will close at the end of
of next week.
P. D. MisMeris getting out timber for a
. barn -10 x 68 feet, to be built tor A. Miller.
CS. Miller is preparing to manufacture
. not less than 100,000 brick the coming sea
son, besides a large quantity of tile and
lumber. His cider mill is still running.
Juseph Myers returned from his trip to
William Stone is hauling his hops to
; Hubbard where he gets eighteen cents a
; pound for them.
3. J. Kauffmi n is making preparations to
build one of ti e biggest rssidenes in the
N eedt. Jan. 25. Our corner of the world
iser joy n; this fine weather and also good
health. There has been less sickness here
this winter than usual at this season.
The people of Needy and vicinity were
pleasantly entertained at the school house
last Saturday eveuing by the Molalla dra
matic club which played several good pieces
on the stage, and rendered good music by
the Molalla brass band. Fine music was
also rendered by Professor Yoders string
We notice some of our hop growers are
delivering their hops at the railroad. Those
who held on to their hops are now enjoying
the advance in prices.
Thus far this has been a fine winter for
cattle, many of which have not been fed a
straw ami are looking well.
We noticed among us last week the genial
countenance of our county superintendent.
He was visiting the several schools,
From Stony Point.
Stosy Toixt, Jan. 22. -The literary and
debating society met Inst Wednesday even
ing at the riieltw school house. The ques
tion for debate was, " Resolved, That there
is more pleasure in pursuit than in posses
sion. It was decided in favor of the muta
tive. The following are the officers of the
society: John Burns, president; Fred Pem
broke, secretary; Charles Pembroke, mar
shal. The question for next Wednesday
evening's debate is, " Resolved, That George
Washington should have more honor for
defending America than Christopher Co
lumbus for discovering it." The leaders
on this question are John Burns in the af
firmative and Fred Zellar in the negative.
we can distinctly hear the hum of Mr.
Wheeler's saw mill. Silas Adkins A Co. are
logging for the mill. We can also bear the
shrill whistle of Mr. Kartell's mill.
C. T. Howard ami others are looking out
the best localities in these paits for a wagon
road. Miccess to them is our wish. Mr.
Howard is taking a big interest in the road
and we don't blame him, for he has a fine
flouring mill, ami a good road leading out
from his place would be a great help to him
and other people also.
Ti e protracted meeting nd ;ctcd by Rev,
and Mrs. Barber is still continuing and do
ing very well.
Mr. J. W. Graham of Graham's ferrv, who
has charge ol the Rogue River Valley rail
way, spent a couple or days last week at his
Loren, the youngest child of Mr. Jol n
Kpler, has just recovered from the measles.
Mr. William Murray has leased some forty
or fifty acres of land to Chinamen to he put
lst week s quota of suflorers from the
grip is improving, and this week the faint
liesof Mr. Todd, Mr. l.onoy and Mr. Mel
vin Baker and Miss Rosa Roberts are alt
sick with colds and the grip.
Mr. Hiram Wood has returned home from
Salem for a couple of months. He said he
could not keep excuses down.
Mr. Chris Wilhelm was in Portland this
Mr. and Mrs. John I, Zumwalt, of Cnue
mah, are spending the week with Mr. Ziiin
walt's parents. Mrs. M. C. Graham of New
berg is also visiting here. Bkatkice,
NOTKS KKOM CUUKKS.
? tore at.
Sell all Goods at Portland Prices or Under.
Batch of Nelitlilwrhood IVrsonala-MIII
Subsidy-Sale of a Farm.
Doings of Canby People.
Cam.y, Jan. 2T).-Mrs. S. A. V. Garley is
just recovering from a severe illness.
Miss Lonzetta Harp is down with the
J. A. Cox is preparing to cut some rail
road wood with his engine and saw.
The depot painters have departed to paint
a depot at Springfield.
The chopping mill of Mr. Campbell was
doing some work Saturday.
There were two men from the west of
Portland here Friday looking for a location
lor themselves and some friends.
V. L. Mack thinks of building a couple of
houses in the spring to rent.
W. 8. Kellogg has gone to Tillamook look
ing for a location.
Charles Schmitt thinks somewhat of sell
ing his property here and moving to bis
farm in Washington county.
While J. C. Walgamot was attending the
quarterly meeting at Central Point some one
unhitched his horse and left him to walk
home through the mud.
The services in the church Sunday even
ing were conducted by Rev. Lowther in a
very able manner.
Jacob Schneider has been visiting friends
and relatives in Washington county.
Mrs. Weed Is added to the sick list this
C. P. Dix's saw mill is idle for a few days
on account of a broken saw.
Park Place Items.
Park Place, Jan, 20. We record no
deaths for January , but instead claim addi
tions to the nnmberof inhabitants. Health
generally is good excepting a tew cases of
Superintendent M. J. White, of the
standard box fictory, Portland, and his
wife were in town Sunday visiting friends.
Mr. Weir, the shoemaker, has purchased
some lots in Park Place, and intends to
build a resilience thereon soon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Chase are slowly re
covering from a very severe attack of the
Born to the wife of L. Rivers, January 23,
a girl weighing nine pounds.
The Christian Endeavor association meets
every Tuesday evening, and has a member
ship of twenty-eight, which speaks well for
our young people.
Timbers are on the ground for newtrestle
work for both ends of the railroad bridge on
the Clackamas river.
Kioiilaxo, Jan. 25. The farmers in this
part of the community are plowing and pre
paring to put in spring crops.
Highland is settling up last. Several fam
ilies have moved in within the last week.
Will there is room for more who want to re
side in one of the best places in the United
Lon Fellows had the misfortune to lose
one of his best cows, by the caving in of a
straw stack. Lan thinks it pretty tough,
but them that has must lose.
Fred Heft recently purchased forty acres
of land of H. Fellows for $4C). He will
begin work on it soon.
One of Mr. Techner's little girls accideutljr
upset a tea-kettle of boiling water on her
foot Maiding it very badly. ,
Wilhoit Fixes the Railroads.
Wilhoit, Jan. 22. We are having some
fine weather now and farmers are improv
ing it by plowing for spring crops. While,
to judge from the looks of the valley they
are having heavy fogs down there, we up
here are having clear frosty nights and
bright warm days.
Our debating society at its last meeting
decided that the government should own
the railroads and telegraph lines. The offi
cials will please take possession immedi
ately, we care not whether they buy, bor
row or steal them, and the people will pre
pare to ship produce and to ride free of
charge, for, as Charlie Cutting says, where
the government owns the railroads, and we
are the government, of course we are not
gqjng to charge ourselves for riding on our
How are we going to pay running ex
penses? Well, we are going to put in Sen
ator Pell'cr for president and Hon. Jeremiah
Sockless Simpson for vice president of all
the roads, and employ alliance men to run
them, and print paper dollars to pay them
for their services. See how easy? The
Hon. Jerry Simpson is not half apprecia
ted as a far-seeing statesman. Take for in
stance his plan for making an estimate of
all the gold and silver in our mountains and
basing paper money on that estimate.
Think what a boon that would be for Clack
amas county. Here we have a number of
rich mines not paying a cent. Adopt Simp
son's plan; issue a few millions of paper
money, the more the better, based on the
hidden wealth, say in Andy Wyland's
mine, and what a boom it would give the
county I We can safely trust Andy to dis
tribute the money. A son.
Clarkks, Jan. 25. Mr. Harvev Ringo
has been sick for some time. We hope to
hear of his scedy recovery.
Adam Nohlock, Esq., was the guest of the
family of Chas. Moran last Sunday.
Rev. John May preached to a goodly con
gregation Sunday and left an appointment
for the fourth Sunday of February.
Mr. Win. Tiunerstct made a business trip
to Portland Monday.
A birthday dinner was given the 21th at
the residence of Charles Moron in honor of
Mahlon Moran'a twentieth birthday. After
dinner the time was passed with music and
Mr. and Mrs. I. I Clarke, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Moran, Mr. H. Kleinsmith. J. J.
Gard, Mr. Cosper, Misses (da Newca-hiier,
Emma Tinnerstet, Mary Tinnerstet, Maud
Moran and r lossie Cosper were among the
visitors who witnessed the literary exorcises
of our public school Friday and expressed
themselves highly pleased.
The debate was largely intended Saturday
night, considerable Interest being mani
fested. The question, " Besotved, That
the coinage of money should be free and
unlimited," w as ably discussed and decided
in the negative. Tho question for next Sat
unlay is, " Resolved, That nil church prop
erty should lie subject to taxation. '
The friends of Professor C. E. Pease, of
Clackamas, are much pleased to learn ol his
success in obtaining a first grade state cer
tificate at the late state examination. He is
a progressive teacher and well merits the
pusition he is taking in the front rank of
Clackamas county teachers.
Mahlon Moran, Grace Moran, John Gard
and Irene Eee made the Highland alliances
Mrs G. W. Ie has been sick for some
time but is slowly recovering.
The subsidy fr the mill has been reduced
from $100 to 11000. The question is, Will it
We ore informed that Mr. Shockley has
sold his farm for $210 to a German who
will take possession next fall.
Mr. Fulton, a contractor and real estate
man, of T aeon a, and a nephew of Mr. John
Evans of this place, has taken a tract of
land with the intention of making his future
home among us. I van.
100 pounds Dry Granulated Sugar, only
100 " Extra C Sugar, only - - -
All other Goods at Rock Bottom Prices. Highest
Price paid for Produce. We carry a full line
of GENERAL MERCHANDISE, and
CASH BUYS RIGHT.
"m Front st.v,.t. I HARDWARE I
Nurthwaftiern Agftiu fur
-sllver Steel. Haw.
Crescent Wedges (warranted.) 11 & S Proof Chains. Arcade- Files. Roh). Crescent Neel
Loggers and Wood Choppers Specialties.
Oregon City Agent, ......
WILSON & COOK
IX NiOU.UE (01 RT.
Actions Taken In Various Kdiitcs Dur
ing Hie Past Week.
FROG POND PEOPLE.
Complaint as to the Mail Service News About
the Patrons of Husbandry.
PLEASANT HILL NOTES.
People Afflicted With the Popular Malady-
A butch of Neighborhood Personals.
Pleasant Hill, Jan. 20. Mr. Chancie
Calkins has the measles but is getting along
The bridge at Boyce's mill on the Graham
ferry road is almost impassable.
Mr. John Zumwalt is very low at present
with dropsy of the heart.
Fboo Poso. Jan. 24. The weather for the
past three weeks has been without rain but
has been cool and damp, and line fur colds.
One-half of the people are complaining of
ths grip, and some of them pretty bad.
(live a Webfooter rainy weather and he is
"O. K.," but frost and fog arc not good for
Win. Evans is gradually getting weaker
from the cancer in his face.
We are blessed with the worst lot of mall
carriers on the route from Oswego to Au
rora ot any route in thecountry. The con
tract Is changed nearly every quarter and
it is let so cheap that nobody of any re
sponsibility will take it. As long as Kriink
Ford carried it there was no trouble and ev
ery thing went on smoothly. As it is now
sometimes we get our mail and sometimes
we don't. I think Uncle Sam or some one
else should look into the matter.
Your correspondent visited Warner
grange at New Era yesterday where the dis
trict Pomona grange was held, and enjoyed
a very pleasant day. A class of twenty
seven members took the Potnonaohligalion.
The next meeting will beheld at Oswego
grange the third Saturday in April. Judge
Hoiceand H. E. Hayes of Salem, Wm. Hil
liary ol Turner, and Mr. Lee of Portland,
were present, and each gave an interesting
talk. A line dinner was given by the ladies
of Warner grange which was enjoyed by all.
We hope it is not the laHt.
A correspondent who writes for thcOrcgon
City Courier and signs himself "lengthy,"
see ns to try to make lun of the Tuahvin
secular union. It makes no difference the
union will go on just the same.
Mr. Simpson, of J.inn county, formerly
grange state lecturer, gave Frog Pond a
call last week .
Tualatin grange No. Ill will instal their
newly elected otlicers next Saturday, in
the forenoon will be a business meeting and
In the afternoon will bo a public installa
tion. Everybody invited. II. E. Hayes,
state master, will be the installing olllcer.
Pen Turner and Mary and Amy Andrus
went to Salem last week for a visit of two or
three weeks among their relatives.
Prof. Homer Kruse and Miss Amy re
turned from Frceport, Washington, where
they have been on a visit for two weeks,
looking well ana hearty as if the climate
and people agreed with them.
John Tyler and John Kruse are going to
ship some potatoes to Ban Francisco the
coming week to try the market. H. M. B.
In tho matter of the guanliansliip of
James Guy Bennett, a minor, the guard
ian was permitted to pay for the med
icine and the survives of a physician in
cident to sickness of the ward, and in
structed io present a verified account of
al such claims.
Upon application being made by (lie
administrator of tho estuto of (iottleib
Jacob a decree was entered allowing
him to sell the p ersoual proerty 1
longing to said estuto at public or pri
U. . Hayes, administrator of the es
tate of J. C. Hull, was, upon application
being made to the court, ordored to sell
the personal property of the estate at
private sale for cash,
The report of C. A. Ilolstrohin, special
administrator of the estato of William
Coad, was h led showing an expenditure
of $:15 05 and asking !() for his services.
The report was approved and an order
entered discharging the special adminis
trator ami releasing his bondsmen upon
the filing of receipts from parties to
whom money is due as Bhown in the re
port. The tentli semi-annual report of A. K.
Latourette, executrix of the estuto of L.
D. C. Latourette, was filed and it was
ordered that the same remuin on file
awaiting final settlement.
New Year Entbbpbises wrapped ready
for mailing, five cent each.
The Ileal Estate Record.
William Khler to A. ,T. Townor 1
7 b 45 O I & S Co's ad to Oswego 75
A J Towner to Peter J Johnson 1 7
b 45 O I & S Co's ad to Oswego. . 100
Elizabeth Prior and A F Miller to
Mary 8 Wronn pt Jacob Wills D
L C 5 acres 3000
Mary S Wrenn and husband to O
Khindler pt Jacob Wills PLC
5 acres 3500
Harvey B Chase to Charles Frick
nw' ew4, s 13, 1 2 s, r 4 e 150
04CKH to W J Wilson e i sw
14s2l, t2s, r5e 304
T A and K C Wood to Emma Kggnn
1 17 b 05 Sell wood 250
Hiram Fellows and wife to Fred
Heft sw 4 Hol-i b 4, t 2 s, r 3 e. .. 400
Charles Lucke and wife to William
Donchel q nw s 3, t 4 s, r 1 e
40 acres 700
George W Woods and wifo to June
E Young 80 acres 450
George A Harding, trustee, to F D
Bruce 1 17 b 0 town of Edgewood. 125
F M Huffman to Mrs. M B Huff
man 100.33 acres 2000
P L Banders to John Jones pt D L
C No 64, 10 acres 2500
Jacob Spangler and wife to E W
Hutchinson 1 6 and 7 b 1 Canby. 000
T W Hoffman to M B Hoffman pt
George Brock D L C 00 acres ... . 200
Nome Oregon People.
Captain James Troupe, until recently
superintendent of tho t'nlon Pacific
water linos, fs now manager of the Col
umbia A Kootenai Steam Navigation
company on the Columbia river in Brit
Krigadier General II. B. Compson
has assumed command of tho brigade
of Oregon National Guards and estab
lished headquarter at Linkvtllu, Klam
ath county. Ho lias appointed the fol
lowing stall olllcers: Private Charles 8.
Moore, Troop II, O. N. G., assistant ad
jutant-general, with the rank of captain;
Hiram E. Mitchell, brigade quarter
master, with the rank of captain.
Pendleton East Oregonlan: Chiefs
I'eo, Ya-ton-e-oii-iti and No-Shirt re
turned Wednesday night from their visit
to the grand wigwam of the white father
in Wasldngton. No-Shirt, who created
some sensation at the capital, has been
strutting about since in all the glory of
his stylish white blanket and feather
trimmings, for it is something to take a
trip to Washington. The chiefs accom
plished their main object, t'ney say, be
ing restored to the rights and pr'vilegig
of chieftainship, of which they had been
deprived by an o :der from the commis
sioner. Copies of the New Year's Ektkhtiuhk
(or side wrapped ready for mulling at
f.ve cents each. The supply is fust disappearing.
Unsuspected disorders of tho kidneys
are rtsponsime tor many of tho ordinary
ailments of Immunity which neglected,
develop into a serious and perhaps
iiitiu malady, r.xperinco would suggest
the uhu of l)r. J. II. Mel-eim's Liver and
llelnw Is Riven the Oreunn Cltv Market tte
port corrected Jan. iism, (rom iiuoutloun fur
iilnhod Tiik Kntriichink hy the local merchants:
Wheat, Valley. hushol
Oats, pur bimhel
Oregon City Mllln, Portland brand fi 20
Country Drain! 6 00
Hhnrts 1H toil.... 21 )
llran. " vii in)
Clover Imy, Haled ... ii )
Potatoes. W ewt. .
Honey, W IS .
.2 1 1
Jloef, bve, T I1 2i
Beef, idresKed ft
Miittou.llve Uliead 2.KM.00
Mutton, droned, S
Fork, live, f, It) 5
l'ork, dressed, W lb a
Veal, live, '( th
Veal, d roHseil , V lb
Hams lb jo 12
JIhoou, " jo
Chicken, yonnir, pot
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