CLACKAMAS COUNTY THE EXTKR1MUSE (ORRESrOM). EMS SWEEP THE FIELD. Grist of New from Cmilir Town HulUliit Improvements art Holntr Made. Canky, March IS. tioneral improvements are being miie. Farmers are planting their crops, l.umlwrtnon are hauling larger loads us the roads get Ix'tter. Vit raised the smoke stack to his new mill Tuesday. The planers are in position nearly ready for business. Mr Zeek has commenced to build his shoo and will he ready lor work in a few weeks. V. Riprs is Imilding another house to rent. m. Knight also has his house nearly completed and lias rented it to Mr Thornton. Mr. Weei is having his hotel repainted when adds greatly to its appear ance. H. A. t.ee has sold two lots to Mr. Colter, of Kivcrside. who will build a house and barn and in the future Uveal 1'anhy. Mr. Waigamot has a force of men open ing out the new bridge road. The Uvt ure and oysier supper last week provisi a grai J saiw.-s. The church was well tilled and nearlv a hundred sat down to the supper. Joseph Shvill was chief cook. The A. U. I. W. initiated John Zeek last Saturday evening. j iVnool closed last Friday after running five months under the able management of Trot. C. Y. I'raper and Miss Nellie liissell. Mr. Terry held services at Marks prairie last Sundav in the place of Kev. l.owther! who was called to Heaver Creek to preach, the lunerai sermon of Mrs. Cirahain, who! died last Saturday at her home. j Mr. Evans's family have moved back to j their place lor the summer. Mrs. Cox has a ten-pound boy born last! Thursday, the 10th. I Edward, Inet and Alice Birtchct are vis iting relatives here. i Miss Ix)la Shu.II, of Portland, is visiting her brother. Joseph Shull. V. E. Weed, ot Fort Stevens, has been visiting relatives and old aciiuainsances of this place. Pr. Green, of Michigan, has arrived and will probably locate here. He is a first class physician. Miss Ella Stone has returned from a visit to Stella. BEAVER CHEEK ITEMS. School Matters in the IHstriet.-The Finest Team in New Era Free intt. Bkatib Creek, March H. John Wright, accompanied by his family, will start for Eastern Oregon tooay. Charles Locke and faiuily, of the west side, have moved into one of the mill houses a:td will work for Enos Cahill. Mr. Caliill will start his milt shortly. William Rider spent a few days of the past week with his brother of Independ ence. William McDonald has built a house on the land that he recently purchased of Au gust Staehli and has moved in. Mr. Staehli has purchased a span of horses which makes the finest team in New Era precinct, their combined weight being but a few pounds of 2800. School closed last Friday and an enter tainment was given in the evening which was very interesting. Miss Thompson is a successful teacher and carries with her the confidence of her pupils. She is now visit ing the Misses Hunter of Carus, but will re turn to Portland shortly. B. C. Lelaml has purchased a lot in New Era on w hich he will build a cellar for the purpose of storing potatoes in the fall. The Brown brothers will plant fifty-five acres to potatoes this season. The Central Point literary society has ad journed till the third of September. Last Thursday night a coyote killed a sheep and carried away a lamb belonging to Mr. Staehli. At the school meeting held in district No. 69 a seven mill tax was levied for the purpose of raising funds to build a new school house. B. C. Lelaud was elected clerk and Robert Matbeson director. George Eider and Ellen Brown of this place were united in marriage in Portland the first of March. Native. THE NEEDY SCHOOL. Interesting Exercises to Mark the Close of the Winter Term. Needy, March 16. The largest audience ever congregated at one time in Needy met on Wednesday evening of last week at the public school building to witness the closing exercises of the school which had been in progress since September last. Thanks to the skill and taste of M. E. Hardesty, Lizzie Noblitt and Rachael Byland the stage was beautifully and artistically decorated and arranged. The best of music was furnished by Professors Thomas and Ed. Yoder. The young ladies of the school were elegantly dressed for the stage characters which they assumed. Mr. Otis Townsend rendered excellent assistance in providing furniture, etc., and in taking charge of the curtain for which he has the thanks of the entire school. Excellent order was observed dur ing the whole evening, every one was in the best of spirits, and "all went merry as a marriage bell." The following was the pro gram for the occasion : Competing Railroads George Ackerson, Henry Wolfer, Louis Spagla, Albert Stewe. The Five Wishes Grace Byland, Mannie Crocker, Blanche Byland, Lilly Thompson, Katie Korstetter, Lydia Kinsie. In Want of a Servant Mirtie Thompson, Lilly Bror.kart, Emma Ackerson, Alice Ackerson, Sadie Crocker, Asa Thompson. The Bound Girl Grace Byland, Tilly Thompson, Mabel flardesty, Lydia Kinsie. The Watermelon Pickle Florence Crock er, Charles Crocker. Uncomfortable Predicament A. Thomp son, O. H. Byland, Lilly Brockert, Emma Ackerson, Alice Ackerson. Scandal Asa Thompson, Edith Hardes ty, Andrew Thompson, Mirtie Thompson, Blanche Korstetter. The Unsuccessful Advance Andrew Thompson, Florence Crocker. , Mark Twain and the Interviewert I.ouia Montandou, Asa Thompson. Morning, Noon and Sight-Edith llard esty, Blanche Karster, Sadie Crocker. liock of Age (tableau)lllanche Hy laud. Faith, Hope and Love (tableau xV-Kdith Hardesty, Florence Crocker, Alice Acker son. Apart from the above there were many good pieces rendered by the pupils of the primary grade. The pupils one and all are to he congratu lated for the excellent manner in which they rendered the parts assigned to them. WllXlXVtl.I.K NOTKS, Brain Fever Causes the Heath f a Young (ilrl. Other News Items WusoNvtu ic, March S. Our third spoil- ! ing school was held at the school house lust Friday evening. A large number re present. Among them were some line sellers from Frog Fond and I'nion. S. B. Seely is building a new picket fence around his residence. C. T. Tooie is making extensive improve ments on his place in the line of fenciiiK, clearii g, ev. Marion Young is preparing to erect a fine mansion near the house he now occupies. ; John liulsoii and family inoed over from Woodhurn last Friday. Among the recent arrival at Wilouville w as recorded at the home of Kmil Hansen, on the 1st instant, a small boy. Mr. Win. Kushbv and wife expect to start soon for Salt Luke, I'tah, w here they intend residing. Many warm friends join in w ish ing them God sliced. General satisfaction is expressed on the appointment of our new road su;rvisor, John Kose. A watch belonging to Mr. P.. V. Short mysteriously disapinared one day recently, ' never to return again," as some one un doubtedly thinks. He may yet think dif ferently. At the annual school meeting, held yes terday it was decided to have another term of school immediately alter the present session closes. H. Wiley was elected di rector to fill the otrice of Max S hulpins who refused to qualify for another term. Chas. Wagner was re-elected clerk, which seaks for the appreciation of faithful serv ices Ykso. ITEMS FROM FRlHJ POND. Business of the Annual School Meeting. Newi of the a'eigliborhood. Fsou Poxd, March 13. The weather is fine and the farmers are beginning to im prove their time by plowing and sowing j train, ami some are digging their potatoes left over from last fall. They keep m tair shape in the ground, Meint Peters raised a large barn last week w hich will add greatly to the looks of his place. The Frog Pond school closed last Thurs day after a successful term of four months taught by H. II. Rohb. He will go from here to Damascus to teach next summer, to begin the 21st of this month. He is a good teacher and we recommend him highly. The deputy assessor, Mr. Uiirtvy, started in here last week on his summer's job. He is doing it about the same old way as last year. T. L. Turner is clearings piece of ground which w ill add greatly to the improved looks of his farm. . At the school meeting in joint district No. 10 Fred Ellegsen was elected director and F. M. Kruse clerk. The new board hired Mr. A. Coles from Milk Creek to teach the spring term, to begin April 4, and lev ied a rate bill of V f) to make up the short age. Mr. Jack Howard, at the mouth of Mo ialla river, is clearing off land and intends setting out 700 or 800 peach trees of the best varieties. It is the boss place for peaches being quite sandy and dry.' Mrs. Frank Burger has been visiting friends and relatives and showing her baby boy to Portland people the past week. Mrs. John Mays is the happy mother of a fine girl baby, John Tyler has left the Pond for an onion patch over by Woodburn. We wish him good luck in his enterprise but I am afraid he will miss it Miss Ella Turner has returned from her trip to Dayton, Washington. She thinks the country is fine, but the people Politics are quiet up here, but will liven up about next Saturday I hope. H. M. B. Cnrrinsvllle News. Currissville , March 13. Friday of last week as Mr. Harrison Tracy was feeding his stock a young bull pitched at him, got him down, and would have hurt him badly had not his sister had presence ot mind and struck the animal several times with the milk pail. Then Mr. Tracy, jr., dehorned the beast. Mrs. Lloyd Huffman has moved to Port land to live. Mr. George Palmateer, son of Beth Pam ateer, came home from east of the moun tains very ill. Mr. Dall Willcox and family are to move into the house formerly occupied by the Brown family. Mr. Bates has moved to the place formerly owned by Mr. Willcox. Mr. Doc. Roberts is to move home the first of next month. Park Place Items. Pabk Place, March 15, -Owing to the fine weather of this and last month work of all kinds is farther advaticed than usual in April. Mr. Sol Emit, the sawyer at Gladstone saw mill, while operating the lath saw had the misfortune to break the thumb of his right hand. More Interest than usual was manifested at our Bchool meeting. A two mill tax for school purposes, and a three mill tax for the payment for the school site, were levied. Rev. L. B. Trullingcr will hold services at Park Place church the third Sunday of this month. The republicans ot this precinct will speak for themselves March 23d. j Captain Smith was called away to Pome roy, Washington, to the bedside of his fa ther who is very low with erysipelas but is now some better. Mount rirasant Rote. Movnt ri.KASANT, March l.V Mr, J. U Waldrou and family noon leave for Califor nia, w here they Intend making their future home. Mr. Ijtwton, who hat been 111 for several weeks, is improving, Mr. Ceo. ljello and family eonlemplate a trip to Nostneca, accompanied by Mrs. (Mouse and Miss Annie Wllohart. Mr. T. K, Holmes and wife, of Spokane, are visiting at Rose farm, Mrs. Rarvk is Improving her place by building a new hoard feiio along the road, Mr, Ward l.awton was very heartily re ceived al the Mount Pleasant dancing school last Saturday evening alter his recent ill ness. Miss F.lla Williams, who has been quite ill in Portland, is Improving slowly, and we hope to see her home again soon, Mrs. A. K. King, of llwaco, is visiting her mother al Locust farm. MMie Mount Pleasant dancing school Is progressing finely under the liiauawinel of Fred A. Case ami Arthur 0. Warner. The following wore present l-t Saturday even ing: Misses Clara Belle Ely, Alice Glass- pool, tlie Hickman, Minnie Johenk, Ktta Kellogg. Mona King, Koran I aelle, Blanche ami Ethel McCord. Grace Myers, Ida Pease, Albina Russell, Ina, Tilhe and Martha Ranch, Helen Riggs, tny and Ethel Thompson, Annie and Emma Wile hart, Helen Warner, Messrs. Ered Case, lu- ane. George and Charles Ely, K. M. Haines. E. Harrington, K. Hickman, J. llowlmid, C. Huntington, K. K. Kellogg, W. H. Law- i ton, T. Moore. II. Martin, (', K. Kiiivll, II. ('. Stevens, J. L. Swathird. II. Thorn. W. B. Wiggins, A. C. Warner. I Wkotk Ir. Mount Pleasant S-1i.mi1 Notes. Moi'ntain Vix, March 1G.-I believe no one has given the Kntkhtkisk the proceed ing of our annual school meeting held at the Mount Pleasant school house on Mon day evening, March 7. George C. Ely was elected director and J. L. Swalt'ord clerk. Whole number of votes cast ninety-eight, of which Mr. Ely received liftvnine and Mr. Svvattord sixty making thir respective majorities twenty and twenty-two. After the election of otlb-ers a motion was made and carried that those using the old school house for a dancing hall be re quired to pay the sum of f.'.lr night lor such use the money to tie added to the fund ol the district. At the dance held there last Saturdav evening the new clerk was on hand to receive Ihel-'.oO which was prompt ly and honorably paid in advance. The Hoard have employed Miss Ak'gie Beattie, of Mountain VI, and Miss Win nie Graham, of Oregon City, as teachers for the ensuing term, w hich will commence on next Monday, the 21st. This choice of teachers we think will give general satisfac tion. Ali-iia. Sandy Notes. Sasjuv, March 10. Mr. Pratt, editor of the Troutdale Champion, is visiting our town. J. II. Revenue lost a valuab.t young mare last week. She Meived a krk from a horse which broke her Wf, ?nd renoeni her helpless. The East Portland, Sandy a. id Monu Hixwl stage is alsiut to tmmnre em weekly trips. " Our Sandy mail route, on which Geofge Beelie is carrier, is soon to be extended lo Salmon River. We regret to learn that C. F. Parker is still very low with dropsy and heart disease. His life is in ril. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Andre rejoice, and well they may. Such another little uine-oiind daughter would not be easy to find. Farmers are working hard to get spring wheat and oats sown. The warm weather has started the fruit buds. .Rather too early for permanent spring weather. Wooukat, The Needy Neighborhood. Needy, March 14. A very pleasant neck tie party was given last Friday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Iden Bower. It was largely attended by the young peo ple of this vicinity who indulged in various social games and plays. A good old-fashioned supjier was served by the hostess to which all did ample justice. Miss Lillie Bower, of Silverton, has been with us for a few days visiting friends and relatives. The annual school meeting in district No. 40 was held last Monday, the 7th. The fol lowing business was transacted : Mr, Wm. Stewy was elected director and J. D. Bitter clerk. A twelve-mill tax was voted to pay of' Indebtuess on the school house. News of Mink. Mikk, March 8. In school district No. SO O, Moehnke was elected director fur three years anil Martin Hill clerk. A proiosition to levy a live-mill tax to furnish the school house with patent seats was voted down. Mr. J. S. Waughtel of Winters, California, was the guest of Wm. Roberts last week. Miss Flora Moehnke is the latest victim of the grip. Mr. C. Moehnke started his traction en gine to Oregon City today. John Shannon, Mr. Welsh, and Mr. Straight of Oregon City, have gone on a hunting trip to the mountains. Monk, Jiorthvmt .News Jioles. Rosebtirg yoted a special 10-inill (school tax without a dissenting voice. That's business, and it speaks volumes for the enterprise and progressiveneHsof its citizens. WopgrowerH In Polk county in the vicinity of Dallas and Eola report that the hop louse has made its appearance in those localities. Next year they (the lice) will probably bo found grubbing tip the yards, providing they are as much earlier in proportion as those Polk county lice. Rosebtirg Review: W. K. Caldwell informs us that liopgrowing is to re ceive some attention in his section in the fiituro. On Hubbard crook, JJ, Kprague will put out a yard of six acres, and J, E. Zachra, one of fifteen acres. On the Calapooia, .1. H, Mires will have a yard comprising several acres. This is a good move, as the Umpqua valley is uuequaled for hops. A.iiu.oiiii.oeinoiit Receiving New To talk about war in Chili HOOPS Wo will tjuoto a few hard hittort 5 gallons 3 pounds 22 pounds l'uildors' Hardware and Our stock of P tots and Shoes will suit the most fastidious. There is no better line of Hat and Cups in Clackamas County. We are receiving a complete lino of IUlY (!OOlS and MILUNKliY direct from the Kast.'which wo will sell at Prices that will surprise you. Oivo us a call and bo convinced. Carlton & Rosenkrans' New Cash Store, Loaders in Low Prices for Clackamas County. t Prjtor -Plamoud, Crescent Wedges (warranted.) B & S Proof Chains. Arcade Files. Loggers and Wood Choppers Specialties. Oregon City Agent, ...... The Karuiers' Institute. ! llolow will Ihj found the program of ! the furtnors' itmtittilo, which will 1 ; hold at Moltillu (irunuti Hull, Clui'kii-j mus county, April 8 and 0, 1S!IJ. It is to j th tnti'ront of every farmer in Oregon U ttttond tlito inxtituU'H, kiul il In to tirJIiorH-.l thntall who tan will ho there: rillllAV, AI BIL S, 11:30 a. . M osic. A ild rent f wt'lcoiiie .Dr. J. Casio. KpKponse Alms and olijwln of tho mute auricultiirul coIU-kd . . . . Prof. J. 1) U-U lier, artinir presiilt'tit. Music, GnwM's K. I. Cartttr. liiicunsion. The Di'luvul Imliy crearn wpnrator. 0x"ra- to. hy 0. II. Schmiilt. 12 to 1:30 p. m. Dinner reooiui. fKIllAY, l.'.n t. M, M usic. Weedy planta of Oregon I'rof M. Crai. Discussion. Kami live sloclt K. A. Wright. Discussion. Question hox and answers to same. Music. ATI-KDAY, AFKU0, 9:30 A. M. Music. Grange work, etc ,.T. C. Howard. Discussion. Innovation of old orchards George Coot, horticulturist. Discussion. Our young men anil woman in relation to proirressive agriculture C. H. Schmidt. Music. 12 to 1:30 p. m. Dinner recess. 8ATDR0AT, 1:30 P. M. Farming A. B. Kllse. Discussion. An essay by "A Matron." Question box and answers to same. Closing remarks on education ... Prof. J. D. Letcher. Music. Judge ft. P. Iloiso, Hon, J, Voorhecs and Hon. John M I n to are expected to be present and take part In the proceedings. TreuNiirerN Notice. I have now in my IiiuhIh funds appli cable to the payment of all warruntM endoraed prior to March 13, 1810. In tercut will ceane from date of thin notice. S. B. Camkc, Treasurer of ClackumuH county Dated Oregon City, Feb. II), 181)2. For Snle. A good farm near Carug known an the Farrblace; contains 154 acros, 20 of good tillage land, 25 incloHcd and Heeded paHttiro, well watered. Fino orchard, and garden of nmu.Il fruit.H. Mow barn, root hotiHO and well. Price reasonable, one-third canli balance on long time. Apply to owner, A. O. IIaywahii. Uaker City Hindu: Already Hoveral families have removed from the Eastern states and settled in our midst, and tin interview with them will show you how well our mineral resources are being ad vertised throughout tho East, Those arriving now are only forerunners of what are to come, ond over 100 families are expected during the coming summer. ROSE l iil S, WK AUK TOO DUSY Spring and Summer Goods or nnvwhoro else, ami LOW l'KICKS. Hut if you wish to wo mo at your service, best Pearl Oil, - 80.85 Arbuckle's Coffee $.65 Nice C Sugar, - - $1.00 Nails at Portland prices, ami nil other piod in proportion. IlABKillOKST & COMPANY, l.M Front Strict. HARDWARE I'orllmirf. Wm. NurthwitiiPru Atfeuta fur ATKZ1VS SAWS Uur ucchlmt Tiilllriotiih . Ifmer Unrs . -Hllvr Humli Haws cm iiiLiVWiKM-wtiotii GEORGE BROUGHTON, MAM'KACTt'KKH Or AM. KINKS Of FIR AND HARDWOOD LUMBER. FULL STOCK OK FLOORING, CKILISO, KUSTIC AND FINISH ING LUMItKK, MMKNSION STUFF AND LATH. Special Bills Cut to Order - Mill and Yard on tho Uiver, Foot of Main Stroet, ()HE(i()N CITY, OK. "y s. iickst, HEAL ESTATE A I N.S I'll ANTE AGENT. NOTARY l'UHLlC A COI.LECTOK. AI'KHIIA, OltKOON. Miiiist bisiif J on Approred Security. E. M. HANDS, NOTAKY lTKUP, HEAL ESTATE A INM'KAN'CK. ORlce In the 1'imt Olllee llullilluf , Oregou City, Oroguu, WESTON, AKCHITKCT, HCPKItlNTENDKNT AND DKACUIliSMAN, Thirty Yenni Kiperlrure on I'sclflo Coast, Auslrtlla slid Europe Prsnsres Plsns, Klevstlnns, RiM'tlnna, Per spectives, Working l'rswlni(s, Ik'tslln suit Hpeel fli'stliiiis ot sll kinds of Ptihlln snil I'rlvsto HulMliixs, accimiisuleil by rulUlile estimates ot cost. Surveynri suit Enidiionrs Field notes slut Kiml estste sRenls, I'lsiis id SiilnllvUion, I'lsi tml with seeursey aud neatness, to any scale or size of IfrswiiiK. Office In lleioow's 8aih A Donr Factory, oppo site l iiiiKreuiitliinal Church, Mnin street, Ore (ton t Ity.oreKon Do Not Buy GooJh you do not neod simply bo cnimo they si'om cheap. That Hort of economy is tho worst kind of ex travagance. A Coffin Will ho of service, some day, but you would bo silly to buy one just for that reason. So in all lines of business, even our own, our advice is don't buy anything But we have to eat, and WE have the bottom prices. Call and bo convinced. f Gals. Coal Oil, 7oe.; also Flour and Feed at way down figures. W. T. Spooncsr & Co., No, 3, Coin. Hank Block, OfcKon City. Hcliool deportment cards one cent each, good for term, at the Entkkpiusb ollice. Mraiiiui talk about (iOOI) Cnnby Or. Hope Crescent Mcol WILSON &COOK Great Reduction Cabinet Photographs ONLY S2.50 PER DOZEN Thwalto'a , 187 First Htrrat, Hrt. Morrison and Yamhill l'OKTLAND, OKECiON C. ir. FRIDRWIl, (IkNKHAI, Blacksmithing and Re pairing. Wagon. Bc2r Work anil Hone SdocIdi. All work flrHt-clnsft and promptly done. Hhop at Elyville. NOBLITT , Livery, Feed and Sale Stable ORECONCITY. LOCATED UKTWKKN TIIK IIKIIKIK AND DKI'OT. Double and Singlo Rigs, and sad dle horses alwayB on hand at the lowest prices. A corrall connected with the bam for loose stock. fnfortmition renunlititr any kind of stock promptly attended to by person or letter. horses Bought and Sold. Practical Horseshocr, Shop on Msln St., opp. W onion Mills. SDeclel Attention Given to Contracted or Bad reel MIOMNO Hl'KKI) II0RNK.H A 81'KOIAIJY. Ten yours oxpoilonoe lu oaslorn cities. CLIFF JIO USE, J. HITTNKIt, Propr. The OMixt l'lit 'nH Hold In OriKn 4'ily. Clean rooms with comfortable beds TubloR supplied with the best the mu Kot allorcls.