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THE ENTERPRISE CORKKM'OM)
EXTS SWEEP THE Hf.MI.
Another Kick at the County Court
Xeiehhorlioiiit News K. M. Knise
Mruck nlt'h I'araiysls.
Wilsojivii.lk, May 7. The action of the
County Court in dividing the ronnty into
five road districts, together witli other mat
ters of no less importance, will work havoc
in the ranks of the republican party of this
county at the next general election, anduu-
it . ..
jesa some rauicai change is Inmte by way 01
nominations at the county convention re
publican defeat will be unavoidable. Influ
ential republicans around here, seeing the
fate of tiling, are looking about for a suit
ble candidate for the countv judgeship,
and their approval of Frank M. Kruse for
that important position is almost unani
mous. Mr. Kruse is well known and more
over is very popular throughout the county.
In this strong democratic precinct lie has
been elected justice of the peace live suc
cessive times, which tends to show how
well he is liked in this part of the
county. Should he be nominated he will
carry the county by a big majority, and the
people would never regret their choice, for
he is well qualified to fill the position,
Ervin Patterson, who, when he resided in
our midst, was considered one of the prom
inent young men of the neighborhood, sut
few days with bis friends in Frog Pond
the past week. Mr. Patterson's visits are
always welcome at the Pond.
Miss Ro.a Wagner is spending a few day
who triends and relatives in Portland. She
is eipected to return t becoming week.
In spite of the continuous rains the pros
pect for a big crop of wheat is very promis
ing in this section. The oat crop has a verv
different aspect. But very few acres have
been sown in oats and the season is getting
alarmingly late. The farmers are kicking
rigorously at the continuous rainy weather,
but with no good results.
Max Schelpus has sold his ranch near
Wilsonville for shich, it is said, he received
110,900. It is further Mated thut after giv
ing possession his first move will be a trip
to the world's fair.
Hon. John K ruse of Frog Pond, contem
plates building a large barn this summer.
The main building will be -tOii) fevt, and
will be surrounded by sheds. The structure
will then measure 7-lx!M. Mr. Kruse recently
purchased 70,000 shingles for covering the
The carpenters will commence building
Pete Larson's dance hall next Monday. It
is expected it will take them about two
weeks to finish it. The young folks of the
neighborhood are living in great expecta
tions, for Mr. Larson has promised tocliri.-t-en
the hall with a dance as soon as it is fin
ished. Hon. R. V. Short was a guest at the resi
dence of Hon. John Kruse the past week.
Prof. H. Robb, who is teaching school at
Damascus, and who. when he taught school
at Frog Pond, was the acknowledged poet ol
the neighborhood, spent a few days among j
Old time acquaintances lust week.
While out boat riding last Friday evening
in company with John Tyler, Mike Gross
and Ervin Patterson, Frank M. Kruse was
auddenly stricken with paralysis ami ut
terly lost all control of himself. Dr. Wea
rer of Aurora, who was summoned and is
attending the patient, says that his con
dition is not fatal, although it will be seve
ral months be to re he can fully recover.
yet. Highland is well named, because it
lies so high and dry that as soon as it units
raining the ground Is ready for plowing.
Samuel Weiss, who has M. Kamlutl'a
place rented this year, had four teams har
rowing in grain the other day.
Frederick Slircvie recently built and has
moved into his new house on his farm which
previously formed pari of the old Ley farm.
Win, Rutherford has just completed
around his house a flue picket fence six feel
The farm formerly owned by Mr. Hollo
way, which has lain idle for so many years,
is being plowed up and sown to grain, The I
proprietor, Mr. Coalh. has planted some
Iron trees around the house.
Fruit trees here are Just opening their
buds and blossoms.
Feed in this part is very scarce now, am:
all are anxiously awaiting the return of
warm weather and the growth of grass, fern,
Helen Taylor was elected by the High
land Sunday school as delegate to the Sun
day school association of Clackamas county.
Our Sunday school is prosrring nicely.
J. P. Myers traded forty acres of his hind
for forty acres owned by Samuel Weiss.
Mr. Weiss has begun already to saw some
of the logs on his new place and prepare
for more clearing.
J. Ward of Oregon City paid a short visit
to his friends in Highland last Saturday.
A Newsy Budget ef Items-Preparing to He
com a I'lty.
Nekdv, May 3 The weather still contin
ues wet and cold. Plowing and seeding are
progressing very slowly. About the only
work farmers can do is tieing up hop vines.
The vines seem to grow in spite of the wet
weather, many of them being three feet
O. B. Yoder has improved the looks of
his place with a new picket fence.
Joseph Miller is preparing to build a new
HansSpahr has bought a part of his fa
ther's farm and has been busy the last win
ter grubbing and clearing. He has made
considerable improvement for a beginner,
and says he is now prepared to make a liv
ing for two, and more if necessary. We
will not venture to doubt his ability, for he
is young and strong and works with a will.
E. S. Fish has been been very sick with
the grip but is slowly improving in health,
and we boe to see him sound and well
Needy seems to be a center ol gravity for
James Ogle of Molalla, as we see him here
every once in awhile. Jim always has a
mile on his face when here, a sure sign that
the cliinale agrees with. Well, it s all right.
im ; we give our consent.
Born, April 20, to the wife of Win. Konp,
son; April tr.', to the wife of T. C. Acker-
son, a son; May I. to the wife of J. 1). Kilter,
a son. All republicans and all parties con
cerned doing well.
Damascus, May 3.-A. Bohna has sold
bis share in the Damascus store to J. C. El
liott who is to be the sole proprietor. Mr.
Bohena expects to try farming as his future
O. C. Ford has returned from Portland
where he has been under medical treat
ment He thinks he has been benefited.
Damascus was saddened on the morning
of May 1st by the death of Mr. C. Hiser,
who had been ill for some time. His trouble
was brought on by an accident about one
year ago which caused hemorrhage of the
lungs. Carl Hiser's age was 05 years. He
was bom in Germany March 8, 1S28, and
came to America in the year 1880. and had
lived at Damascus up to the time of his
death. He had been married thirty-seven
years, and was the father ol ten children,
live of whom died in Germany and one in
America, leaving four to mourn his loss.
FBOK ANOTHER CORRESPONDENT.
Damasccs, May 6.-Miss Emma Free
dolph, of Portland, is visiting her parents
at this place.
The prospect of a heavy crop of winter
wheat in this vicinity apars very favora
ble. Ira Wakefield and family left here this
morning for Fairfield where Mr. Wakefield
has engaged to work.
Our teachers, Messrs. P.ead and Rohb, at
tended the teachers' association meeting at
Oregon City Saturday. They report an in
The girls are all longing for a ride in Ed's
new top buggy, but he says the roads are
too muddy yet. The first two rides have
been spoken for. Hurry up, girls, or you'll
not be in it.
Fritz Matthias, sr., sold at public auction,
for cash, his stock and farm implements last
Tuesday, realizing therefrom $000. The
great event of the sale was the purchase of
a buggy and harness by George Feathers.
Engage a ride early, girls ; for when the good
roads come there will be a general rush.
About thirty of the young people from
around here met at the residence of James
Wilson Saturday evening to bid Mr. and
Mrs. Marshall Sylvester farewell. They
have been in our midst but little more than
two years and have made many friends.
They will be greatly missed by all, but their
absence will be felt most by the church and
Sunday school as they were both enthusias
tic workers. We understand that Mr. Syl
vester is going to locate at Albina where he
will follow bis trade of tinsmith. We wish
bim success. X.
STAFroRn, May 8 -The past week has
been one of the pleasantest ones of the sea
son; fruit trees have become one beautiful
mass of flowers ami leaves; the grain and
grass have grown amazingly ; clover in some
fields is more than a foot high; plowing and
seeding hare gone on steadily ontheu-
lamls, but still there is enough yet to put in
to keep all teams busy for at least ten days
Some potatoes have been planted. F. P.
Larson planted some almost two mouths
ago and they do not show above ground as
Several persons have been having very se
vere colds of late. The disease seems to be
contagious and resembles the grip in every
Mrs. Baker is lying very low with rheu
matism. Henry Baker has just recovered from an
attack of rheumatic fever, from which his
recovery seemed doubtful.
Charlie Larson is splitting rails for Chris.
Borland, of Hazelia; the rails to be Used to
put on the road.
Zack Elligson made a business trip to the
metropolis last week and reports the road in
a horrible condition. We Uns.
OnviLLK, May 8. In accordance with an
announcement made some time ago the
Congregational society at Elliott Prairie
dedicated their house to the service of God.
Although the day was not as lair as could
have been desired the house was crowded to
its fullest capacity, and everybody Beeined
to enjoy themselves very much. The dedi
catory sermon was delivered by Rev. J. M.
Barber, of Wilsonville, and was very appro
priate for the occasion.
G. C. Perdue and R. C. Grimm ai.d fam
ily have returned home from the mines
near Kirbyville, where they have been min
ing this last winter.
Some of the farmers of this vicinity were
making arrangements to go to plowing this
morning, but if they did they had to work
in the rain.
Mrs. J. E. Sneider, who has been quite
sick for some time, is improving slowly.
Mr. Robbins, of Molalla, was visiting his
Ins son Mart last week.
Canhy, May t.. cillena' meeting was
called in Knight's hall Thursday afternoon
and the first city olllcers nominated. There
whs a good turnout and every Uhly is again
talking city politics. The election will Im.
held Wednesday afternoon and the first cllv
So fur as can be determined at this time
fruits of this section of country will yield
. most Hlninilanlly lor S!U, Reports from
various parts of this section of country Indi
cate that orchard fruits are in good condl
Hon except peaches, for which the lookout
as to aggregate yield is poor in nearly all
sections, though of course the fruit will I
exceptionally large and fine. The prospect
tor prunes is good. Can by prairie will raise
an alMindanl crop this year.
The grand ball given by the Canhy base
ball club was well attended Friday evening
ami all present seemed to enjoy themselves
nicely. The boys did not make as much as
they exacted hut came out more than even
Miss llertha Knlitht irava a i.nriv ...!
tally pulling last Thursday evening and in
vilcd a host of young folks. The evening
was spent mostly In playing games and
A new drug store will Im started soon
The druggist has rented the residence of Mr.
Stoggsdill for one year, and the building of
James Evans for his drug store.
John Honney has rented the residence of I
(ieo. Sousbaur and moved to Canhy.
Jacob Schmidt, of Sublimity, has sold his
property at that place and moved to Canhy
where he intends to make his future home.
II. C. Gillmore has moved into thelllount
house lor the present.
Jack Rice has moved into town ami in
tends staying here the coming summer.
Chas. Mathews, of San Francisco, is vis
iting his aged parents in Canby.
Ailolph Shatter of Gervais is learning the ,
photogjaphing business of Frank Zollner. j
rano ci-nniiiii win sian up ins saw
mill near Canby next week.
Dr. W. K. (ieisv of Aurora was in town
Thursday looking alter some of his patients.
ti. Remington, H. Bradley and O, Moss
barger came down to Canby last Sunday on
their bicycles. It was a little rainy and
luuildy but the boys made the trip all right.
A. N. Cook and Mr. Norton have rrturned
home from a week's visit to the coast.
Miss Gertie Schmidt departed lor Corne
lius last Thursday to visit her sister. I
Miss Jennie Chloniuer of Aurora has been
visiting her parents the past week.
Jim Mungo, who has been iu Junction
City for some time, returned home Inst
Thursday on a short visit to his family.
Rev. Stevens, of Portland, preached to
the Christian society Sunday morning and
William Knight seiit Monday in Oregon
Miss Rosa Whitney, or Woodburn, has
liecn visiting her mother, Mrs. Mungo, the
Mr. Mulvaney, of Meadowbrook, was in
town Friday on business.
It is rumored that a wedding will soon
take plat e in Canby.
A tcmiK-rance lecture will be dell vered in
the Methodist church Tuesday evening.
The Good Templars at their regular
meeting hist Saturday evening installed
their olllcers for the current quarter, as fol
lows: (ieo. W. Knight, C. T.; O. R. Muck.
P. C. T. : Laura M. Knight, V. T.; M.J.
Lee, Sec; liertha Knight, F. S.; W. M.
Shank, Trees.; N. Doucet. Chan.: Geortre
leek, G.; Willard Knight, Mar.; Arthur
Knight, Sent.; Adam Knight, S. J. T.; Win.
Knight, L. V.
The election on Wednesday passed off
very quietly the vote resulting as follow.
Mayor, H. A. l-ce, Hi; assessor ami collector,
S. J. Garrison, 57; treasurer. (jcorise Kniirht.
02; coiinciliueu, eight elected, H. A. Vor
phal 01, James Hodges 51), Allert II. I,ce
3- M- Campbell 30, Joseph Knight Ml, O.
R. Mack 00. A. G. Stogsdill 37, Fred Hamp
ton 38, S. Drown 21, C. Lucke 32, 0. Mayer
27, and Zeck 27.
IMM6NS6 STOCK OF
Summer t Millmerv
g ana $
JUST ARRIVED DIRECT FROM THE EAST.
T.AnTir Aivn PHIU)IvMCNS MATS AT
VERY LOW PRICES.
CALL AND INSPECT OUR STOCK.
IIAHIGIIOKST & COMPANY,
IM Front Street. HARDWARE PorlLn.l. ..
Ntirth wr-icru Ajcnti fur
-titanium). Uure occliloiil Tulllc..ih Itiipf Unr
Crescent Wedges (warranted.) B it S Proof CliAins. Arcade File. Koh. (' rem tit Me
Lowers and Wood ( liojjfrs Sjieeiahies.
Oregon City Agent,
Mountain View. 1 1 1 tr i i
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Ki.v, Mav ll.-lt has not rained lor one
whole day !
Mr. Ranch sowed some grain today, an
will finish sowing tomorrow If il.e weather
M. Hale has moved from here over to!
Mr. Ilurkels has enclosed his premises j
with a new hoard feme.
C. K. Knolls spent Saturday and Sunday I
In the burg. i
J"' Collins tin- llorist of ('liii'kaiiuit
lot of line, utrotiL' lii'itllliv .1-ri-n.r-oM
dozen, or .lie
or t'2.'t imt doi n
prifcH thai will t.-ll.
at 13 tr
i nch for a sitig-lc plant, uml n lot of young" roso jilnuUi
Also a lot of i, curimli.-iiH ami iiik'fnr hiiIi- it I '.'.V r
.uso a lot n In, us., plant ,,f iiir,.r. iit varieties i
t'til llowcrs lua.le HsjMvenlly all seasons: of l!
PLANTS FOR THE GARDEN.
.Mrs. George C. Kly's sister, who lives nt
VYoodhiirn, is visiting with her this week.
Any one wishing beehives can get them
by leaving order with John (illicit.
A pleasant surprise whs given Miss Lizie
Kly last Friday evening. The young folks
met at Mrs. Darlings and at No'c lis k p. in. ! f',,1,1,,,,,,. , l, tj . i i i
marched to Mr. Kly's. Miss Li,le w, , 'p f ' ' '""-'1 'A; j-r thoWsalol M. Cauliflower pltf
at home when they arri.ed. Imagine her 1 , ' l l-'tliotlsatul f , ..V). Tolliatora-VftuhMrarlisI
surprise on returning home a lew minutes I ' . all,!1 I"'r IHMlilred ,.V; m t thollsati'l f'l. TolimtiN-H the new Btolir
later to see so many of her friends there. l,,i",lJ I''r hlltiilreil T'ic;st Uioiisatiil .'). Tonal.H- l.ivillL'ston rot
Among those present were Mi-.es liialr('( l,lll.",H lH'r '"Holml 7.V; 1st thollsui.,1 T....w.l,-.-M...
n..u . mil st Hundred ,B.r t linllsilllil $.),
aou oesi piiinis jK-r liundri-o: 7.V
Ei.wooo, April 30. The farmers are not
through with their seeding yet but are mul
ing use of every clear hour fur that purpose.
A great many people are suffering w ith
severe colds. Mrs. Jackson has been quite
sick, but is some better now. Mrs. Dibble
is also very sick.
Cant. Lyon is sulfering from the elfects of
milking a wild cow. He had her feet tied
to prevent her kicking, when she fell upon
him bruising him considerably. He is be
coming too feeble to take care of his entire
farm and has rented it to Mr. Henderson.
Mr. and Mrs. Kchuto recently removed to
Jev. J. C. Hylvanus and family have re
moved to Kpringwater. We are sorrv to
have them leave, but doubtless it is to their
advantage to do so.
lUiu-li, Maggie Williams, (irace Muran, Ida
Newkirchner, Clarahel Kly. .Mice Warner,
Annie Darling, Messrs. Williams, Mnran,
Hert Harrington, Civile I'lerce, ilerl Ileal-
tie, (ieorge V. Kly and Allen Frost.
pT ihollNlttlil i'
Ball Ran Valley.
Bull Rus, May 7. Fine weather for
ducks. Old Webfooters still scratch their
heads and say they never saw such a rainy
K. Kelley has purchased a piece of land
of Mr. Andre and is putting up a store; He
intends to commence business as soon as
The lodge which meets in Mr. Thomas's
hall seems to attract a great deal of atten
tion; about thirty have already joined, and
more talk of joining.
Quite a large crowd gathered in Mr. Kel
ly's new store building last Saturday even
ing and enjoyed themselvet) by dancing un
til a late hour.
Hiohlaiid, May 6. Farmers in this lo
cality are through sowing grain for this
apring, but hare not their potatoeg planted
Borihub, May 6. Mr. Hcizer died at his
home near Damascus. May 1. He was quite
old and had been sick for a long time.
The wife of Elder I'reston is not expected
The nice weather has started farmers to
plowing. If it continues there will be a
smile on their faces. It didn't continue.
The health of Grandma Nichols has been
worse, but at this date it is better.
Orchards and trees are blooming.
Viola, May. The fruit trees in this our
thriving little burg look like so many bou
quets, especially the peach and cherry trees.
We farmers are making the best of the
few line days and ore pushing our work as
fast as circumstances will allow. Those of
us on the Hat are not so far on as those on
the hill on account of the wet weather af
fecting the Hats along the creek. Hut the
nrospects are very promising for all kinds
Mr. (iricpe is busy these days in his saw
ndll sawing lumber.
The farmers' stock of lambs is rapidly in
creasing around here this spring. There is
lots of feed growing now lor the sheep and
the Iambs are doing well, Plow Hoy.
(,'iikkkyvii.i.k, May (I. Spring seems to
have arrived at last, as we have had two
days without rain. The gras crop prospect
is line as well as the fall sown grain. The
fruit propped, owing to cnol weather hold
ing back blooming until danger from frot
is past, is very good.
Karly potutoes are now appearing hImivs
the ground alter being planted from four to
J. II. L. May bee was made very sick one
day this week by swallowing a small quan
tity of acid used in soldering tinware. The
proper antidotes promptly administered by
his better half brought him out all right.
C. W. Hurris is building a large burn for
this neighborhood, the main purt being
32x42 feet, with 12-foot sheds. He also con-
templates building an addition to his dwell
ing house, which fact calls for a house
keeper; don't it, Charley?
Chas. Shank and Stephen Osborn have
gone to Powell's Valley to work in the saw
Jumes Culley, of Portland, Is tulkiug of
moving back to his farm here. Woodson.
All Orders Promptly Executed
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Celebrated Pure Bred English Stallioi
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I-..,- Men r.niiHli Mure Mitllion
M acksiu;ko. May 7. The past week has
put a pleasant smile on the face of Mucks
burg citizens, and predictions for fair
weather are general.
Htonewall Vaughun was in Mocksburg
Saturday scrying subpoenas on some of our
J. 11. Joiner and family went to Oregon
City on Sunday.
Mrs. A. Iiaty, who has been visiting her
father, Wash rJmith, the past week, has re
Misa Annie Brusch, who has been seri
ously ill the past two weeks is slowly recovering.
MaI'I.b Lank, May 8. Kuturday the farm
ers were all smiles and predicting fair
weather. I wonder what they thought
about It Hundtiy.
Our young people ore rapidly disappear
ing from sight, On iiiiiiry we find it is
either chicken-pox, boils or neuralgia.
Those on the sick list last week were, Mary
and Thomas Davies. Katie Miintz, Flora
Richards, and two of Frank Taylor's chil
dren. Mr. and Mrs. Mautz spent Sunday in Ore
gon City with their daughter, Mrs. J. K
Mrs. Wade is visitinir her daucliLr i
Hubert McBride and Dert Drake of Port
land, spent Sunday with the Mautz family.
Mr. Btraak has moved onto D. J. Finn I
Large stock of carpetg, matting and
rugs. Prices cut twenty per cent for
the next thirty days. If you want a
carpet now is the time to buy and save
money. See Eellomy & Bunch. x I
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