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5GON City Enterprise
VOL. '2(. NO.
OIUCOON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1802.
THOS. CHARMAN & SON!
Or Till: IMOKIll'K M TO in:.
Aro, as usual, the' first to announco their Grand Clearance
Salo. For tho next thirty clays, to make room for
Spring Invoices ttoon to arrive, wo will of
fer gowls at prices heretoforo un
heard of. Wo must havo
Dm Necessity is Your Opiitf .
mi: iioi:i:k into it i :,
Main Street, : :
the Lead !
0HEG0N CITY, OR
LEADING HKAL ESTATE D KALE It.
Bargains In city, miliii'b unit (arm protmrtjf.
Office Deit door to Bank of Oregon City
Oregon City,- ... Oregon.
AM. A. SMITH,
K ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will practice In any of the But or Federal
Couru. Also attend carefully to any loudness
before Ilia (. H Und aitica and Intvrlc.r lie
imrtmvtiu. Ollloe: Rooms 0 mid fl, Cliarinan
block, uttir 1,1 vol more Hotel.
OREGON CITY. ORKOON.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Camion Citv, Ohiuor.
Will practice In all the court of llio state.
Office, corner Main and Kighth strcete, opposite
'J" L. PORTER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
ABSTRACT OP PROI'KRTT PrRNISIIItl,.
Office two doors above postolTlce, Oregon City.
T. A. MIBBIIH.
. a. DHKSSKR.
elllllUK A PRKHSKR.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, ,
Office lu Jaguar Block, Oregon City
Q 11. DYK,
COUNSELOR AT LAW
Office over Oregon City Hank.
okkoox citv, OBioim
KOKUE C. HROWNKI.L,
OMOOK f ITT,
Will practice In all the emirta of the alate. 01
See. next dour to Cau field & Huntley's dru
I, B. BROCKBNBROt'GH .
T. t. COW1NO.
J JROCKKNIIROl'GH A COWING,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
All Case before TJ. 8. Lam! Office specialty.
Officerooms Hand 1 V . 8 . laud oillce
w,t. bcbney, j. w. diuii.
UKNF.Y & DKAI'KR,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Twelve years experience aa register of the U.
Ijimt office here recommend ua In our spec
lalty of all kinds of business before the lanu of
fice and the courts, and Involving the practice
lu the general laud oftice
yy CAHEY JOHNSON,
Corner Eight and Main etrrets, Oregon City,
REALESTATE T08ELL AND
MONEY TO LOAN.
l D.A D.C. LATOl'KETTE.
COUNSELORS AT LAW
MAIN BTKKKT, OREGON CITY, OBEQON.
Furnish Abstracts ol Title, Loan Money, Fore
close Mortgagee, and transact Uvnerai
J J E. CH088,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Will Pkactici in All Courts or thk Stati
Real Estate and Insurance.
Office on Main Street, bet. Blxth and Seventh,
ORBOON CITY, OR.
Q 0. T, WILLIAMS,
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE.
Desirable Bnsines Property anil Sub
urban Homes in Oregon City.
Farm Property In tract to suit on easy termi.
Correspondence promptly answered. Office,
next door to CauAeld 4 Huntley's drug itoro.
y B. MAItYK,
Platting, Drainage and Flume work promptly
BARLOW, - - -
rjlBB COMMERCIAL BANK,
OF OREGON CITY.
Capital, , - 1100,000
TRANSACTS a qeniral banking business.
Loam made. Bills discounted. Makes eo
lections. Buys and sells exchange on all points
In the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.
HcHostts recoiled subject to check . Interest at
usual rates allowed on time deposits. Bank
open from 0 a. M. to 4 r, it. Saturday evenings
irom o to I r, m.
D, C, LATOUKETTE, President.
r a uomaluson, casnier
JJANK OF OREGON CITY,
Oldest Banking House ft the Citr.
Paid up Capital, :0,000.
QUO. A. HAIMUNO.
R. O CAl'KlKl.D
CHARLES H. CAL'KtKLD.
A general banking business transacted.
Deposits received subject to check.
Approved bills and notes discounted.
County and city warrants bought.
Loans mane on avanauie security.
Exchange bought and sold.
Collections made promptly.
limits sold avallaole In any part of the world.
Telegraphic exohanges sold on Portland, Sao
Franolsoo, Chicago and New York.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Sub Arouta ol T11K LONDON CHEQUE BANK.
Illalne WviU-n a Letter to Chair
man ( lai kKon.
FRA.Nk', I'M; (Jl'l VOCAL STATEMENT
Hon Itlitlnc's DfcliiiHtlon Ik Itcifiirdcd
I'omiiiniU of the VrtHH
Washington, Fob. 7 Secretary James
G. Illume bus finally )ken. Under
date of yenterday be lias written Cbair
main ClmkHon, of the republican na
tional committee, formally announcing
be in not a candidate for the republican
preniduntial nomination. The lull text
of liia letter in:
" I am not a candidate for the presi
dency, and my name will not no before
the republican national convention for
nomination. I make thin announcement
in due ean. To thooe who have
tendered me their support I owe aincere
thank, and am wont grateful for their
confidence. They will, I am guie, make
an earneat effort in the appioaching
content, which ia rendered eec!ally
important by reason of the industrial and
financial policies of the government
being at stake. The popular decision on
tbenit isasues is of great moment, and will
be of far-reaching consequence."
New Youa, Feb. 8. The Herald says
this morning, referring to Blaine's letter,
that it eliminates from the political cam
paign a very Important element; that
the republicans have lont their strongest
man nd the democrats' shrewdest oppo
nent ias retired. The democrats have a
large number of men who certainly can
run against Harrison.
The Tribune says: The announcement
will cause sorrow and disappointment
to thousands of republicans. Certainly
that foremost citizen of the country will
not be the next president, and the pre
sumption that he will never secure that
great ofiice cannot fail to affect the mul
titude of his fellow citizens with a keen
sense of personal grief. Blaine had a
perfect right to allow his name to be
used in connection with the presidency
while holding tho office of secretary of
sMe, and Harrison and he had no mis
understanding on the subject.
Nsw York, Feb. 10. Channcey M.
Depew said Mr. Blaine's letter was cer
tainly the niOHt important announce
ment that has been made in this preai-
dcntial canvang. Blaine was certain of
the nomination. There would have been
no name put in opposition against him.
He is still in a position to largely dictate
the choice of the convention. The de
votion of the party to Blaine, both in
Us leadership and rank and file, has pre
vented the serious consideration of any
other candidacy except the natural dis
cussion of the renomination of President
Harrison. "This letter," Mr. Depew
added, "makes almost certain the nomi
nation of Harrison."
GRAIN EXPORT TRADE,
A Reoogniied Authority's Figures Show an
Nkw York, Neb. 6. W. E. Ferguson,
of the New York Produce Exchange, a
recognized authority on statistics of the
grain export trade of this port, has just
made his annual report. Tables compiled
show an enormous increase in the grain
export trade of New York and the
dwindling away of the American ocean
marine, the American merchant flag be
ing driven off the seas by Great Britain.
The completeness with which steam has
superseded sail in the ocean-carrying
trade, may be seen from the fact that of
1238 vossels, which carried cargoes of
grain from this port during 1801, only
fifteen were sailing vessels. There was
shipped from New York during 1891 68,
223,528 bushels of American grain to the
hungry mouths of Europe. Not included
in this were 2(10,377 bushels of buck
wheat, which appears in the statistics
for the first time, buckwheat never hav
ing been exported before In any quan
tity. Of 1238 shiploads, only twenty-five
were carried under the American flag.
There were only four American steamers
left in the grain-carrying trade. These
were old passenger steamers of the late
American line, which used to run from
Philadelphia under control of the Penn
sylvania railroad. Great Britain has the
lion's share of the world's carrying trade,
and no less than 792 shiploads left this
port under the British flag last year.
Honey Order Facilities.
Washington, Feb. 6 Postmaster
General Wanumnker has issued an order
giving money order facilities to all post
offices where the compensation of the
postmaster reaches $200 per annum .
By using Hall's Hair Renew er,' gray
faded or discolored hair assumes the
natural color of youth, and grows lux
uriant and 8 trong, pleasing everybody.
THE QAEZA AFFAIS,
Determlacd to Drive the Bevolutloiiiat Out of
Washington, Feb 6 The Garza
movement along the Mexican border is
giving the officials of the war department
considerable trouble junt at present.
No soer.-t is made of their disappoint
ment that Garza is still at large in Ameri
can territory, and that his operations can
not be confined exclusively to Mexican
territory. Garza and his followers are
known to have received aid and sym
pathy from Mexican residents in the
vicinity of Rio Grande, and the fact that
the United States trooiis were unable to
capture the revolutionists is in large
measure attributed to the deceptions
practiced upon them by these people.
General Grant, acting secretary of war,
and General Schofield had a conference
with the president on the subject today,
and it is understood it was decided to
take vigorous action to capture Garza
and his followers and drive them out of
this country, Senor Romeo, the Mexi
can minister, also bad a talk with Sec
retary Blaine on the same subject today,
and was assured that the department
would do its utmost to preserve the
CHANGES IN NAVAL 0FFICEH8.
Captain Schley is Transferred from the Com
mand of the Baltimore.
Washington, Feb. 6 There were
some important orders issued from the
navy department today. Captain Schley
is relieved from command of the crusier
Baltimore and placed on duty in charge
of the third lighthouse district, with
headquarters at Staten Island N. Y.,
relieving Captain H. F. Picking, who is
ordered to command the crusier Charles-1
ton. Cuptain Remey. is relieved from
his command, and granted two months'
leave of absence. The Baltimore is to
bo commanded by Commander Wil
liam Whitehead, who is at present on
duty at the Bonton navy yard. He will
leave that post, and will lake command
of the vessel as soon as he can make the
journey across the continent. Both the
Baltimore and Charleston are at San
Francisco. It was stated at the navy
department this morning that these
orders had no bearing upon the Chilian
episode, as the relief of Captains Schley
and Remy was a matter of rule, those
officers having already served more than
the regulation time as commanders of
THE L01ISIANA ELECTION.
A Stock of Kifiei and Ammnnition Laid In to
Argue the Hatter.
Xev Orleans, Feb. 6. The arrival
of about 500 rifles and 2(300 pounds of
ammunition, consigned to Colonel Cran-
dall, chairman of the democratic com'
mittee, on' the steamship El Paso from
New York was noted yesterday morning
by the Delta accompanied by strong edi
torial remarks concluding as follows:
"The Winchesters in the hands of the
hireling oppose the Winchesters in the
hands of the freeman. Let every crack
of a lottery rifle wake an answering echo
to the report of an anti-lottery gun. If
the hoodlums of New Orleans appear in
the streets of this city armed with
weapons placed in their hands by this
lottery company, sweep them from the
face of the earth. If the streets of New
Orleans are to be reddened with blood,
let it not be alone the blood of her good
citizens. It wholesale murder has been
resolved on by the lottery, let the people
resolve on wholesale executions."
Trial for Timber Stealing.
Boisb City, Feb. 6 In the trial of J.
H. Stone today a witness named Gilles
swore that Stone told him he was to
pay 1 100 to a special agent for permit
ting him to take timber from the
land which had not been proved. From
the Gilles claim Stone took 2037 logs, or
over 1,000,000 feet. At Spokane they
were scaled by Stone at 760,000 feet.
Gilles had to sue Stone for payment of
the logs, as the latter refused to pay
until Gilles had a permit. He had
already taken logs, however. A. Mo
Donald testified that he had a pre-emp
tion of his own from which Stone, with
out his permission, cut 150,000 feet of
logs. Later on Stone paid for a portion
of the logs. The jury trying the cuse is
closely watched, and at night the jurors
are locked up.
Fighting in Guatemala.
City of Mexico, Feb. 8 Mail advices
from the City of Guatemala contain an
account of the election fights occuring
January 12. They started by an attempt
to seize the ballot boxes, and the troops
as well as police, interfered. Over sixty
persons were killed and 100 wounded.
At the time of writing, more fighting
was going ou.
Legal blanks at the Enterprise office.
W0KK OF FLAMES.
Tirentj Lives Lost In a
York Hotel Fire.
A MILLION BIK.VEI) IS MEMPHIS.
Many I'liilentlflcd Remains Taken from
flie Hotel BdIiis Cause of the
Fire I nkiiown.
Mkmphib, Feb. 8. A most disastrous
conflagration, which is still raging at
midnight with unabated fury, broke ont
in the building No. 220 Main street, oc
cupied by the Bruce-Bran Hat Company.
The building, which was of six stories,
was soon seen by the firemen to be
doomed, and all their eflorts were con
centrated in an endeavorto save adjoin
ing property. They were unsuccessful,
however. At 10 :15 the Bruce-Bran build
ing fell in with a crash, and a few min
utes later the building of the LangtafT
Hardware Company, which had burned
on the south, fell into the space lormerly
occupied by the hat building. Tbetrnnlr
factoty to the north, occupied by 8.
Levy, was then a mass of flames, and
soon was a total wreck. The fire contin
ued spreading, and by midnight Lacher
man's hotel, the finest south of the Ohio
river, the Ruby saloon, a large barne-s
factory and another building were either
burning or destroyed. So far as know n
there has been no loss of life. The Io.s
will probably exceed $1,000,000. Fol
lowing are the principal losses : ,
Hotel Leuverman IKOTOO
Levy Company 30.W.O
Bruce-Rein Company Ki.niO
Langstatr Hardware Co l'tf.ooO
Rosin fc Hurst, auctioneers 20,u
Lemon 4 Gales, dry goods 200.0k)
Same building SO.OiXi
Wetter's hardware 00,0u&
Jack's china store 75,010
Wilkerson drug house 00,0 ,0
Other small losses aggregate $85,000 or
more, partially insured. The origin of
the fire is unknown, but it is supposed
to have been from a crossing of the
electric wire on the third floor of the hat
A SEW YOBS HOLOCACST.
8omo Thirty Persons Lose their Lives in a
New York, Feb. 7. A disaster, ap
palling in horror, and bringing to mind
the terrible occurrence in Park Tlace,
still fresh in the public mind, occurred
in this ci'y early this morning. The
Hotel Royal, that well-known landmark,,
which has stood for more than a quarter
of a century at the southeast corner of
Sixth avenue and Fortieth street, burned
to the ground and a large number of
persons were burned, suffocated and
crushed in the ruins. At the time of the
disaster there were nearly 150 guests iw
the house. The hotel employes, all
told, numbered fifty-five. Of the 150
people, five have thus far been found
dead, six are in the hospital and sixty
three have been reported alive. One
hundred are still missing. The number
of dead will probably not exceed, at a
later estimate, thirty.
The hotel was built over tweny-fiv9
years ago. In 1882, it was remodeled
and an addition built on the south side.
The house was the borne of m any per
sons in the theatiical profession, and
was patronized chiefly by transients.
Many families, however, made it their
place of permanent residence. The loss
on the hotel and furniture is estimated
at $250,000, The building was owned by
Hyman Israel, a furniture dealer on the
Whale haok in the Goal Trade,
San Francisco, Feb, 6 The whale
back steamer Charles W. Wetmore,
which made a voyage around Cape Horn
with a cargo of machinery from Wil
mington, Del., for Seattle, Wash., ar
rived yesterday with a carso of coal for
the Oregon Improvement Company,
which she will unload here. It is stated
that some of her plates were bent in
collision with a steamer at Seattle a
week ago, and that it became necessary
to unload a portion of the cargo at Port
Townsend before proceeding. The
damage, however, was easily repaired.
It is understood the steamer will con
tinue in the coal trade on this coast.
Cleveland Street Hammond Pardoned.
Sbattlb. Wash., Feb. T Charles R.
Hammond, of Cleveland street, Lon
don, notoriety, who has been in jail here
on a charge of grand larceny for over a
year, was pardoned today by Governor
Ferry. Hammond was sentenced in Dec
ember 1890, to two years in the peniten
tiary. Since then, it has been proven
that he was not guilty of grand larceny,
and that the charge upon which he was
convicted was trumped up by' the agents
of the English aristocracy sent here for
that purpose. Hammond's family has
been in dire distress for the past year.