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TUE ENTERPRISE CORRESPOND
ENTS SWEEP THE HELD.
A Complaint or Short Crops A Claim
that Panning Doesn't Pay SerU
rions Accldrut to C. T. Tooie.
Cnip Retorts Mska an Kirrllcnt Showlni
Vimrlrrljr Xffttnr-Ttftrtitra' AMoflatlou,
Wiwonvaii, Oct. S.-Vito but few x
captions everybody has finish! threshing j
n this Tieinity, ami the prospect to make
big thing out of farming this year are not.
to say tht least, tlie best in the world. In
the fi rst place the wheat crop did not come
near up to general expectations, and with
the market price at 60 cents per bushel it
certainly does not tend to give much en
couragement. This, together with the short
oat crop which is declared by the oldest
ettlers to be the shortest in many years
would tend to support the affirmative of
the question that farming dossn't pay.
A six months term of school started at
this place yesterday with At iss 0. B. Jones
lor learner. Miss Jones hears a state cer
tificate and has many recommendations;
we therefore have the utmost confidence in
her ability to teach a successful term of
A rather serious though not fatal accident
occurred opposite Henry Milcy's store one
day last wesk. While C. Y. Tooie, a prom
inent hop grower of this place, was stepping
fram the store porch into his wagon, his
horses suddenly started and the quick mo
tion overbalanced Mr. Tooie and he fell
Tery heavily to the ground. The injuries
sustained though not of a fatal nature were
erious enough to lay him up for some
weeks to come.
The San Francisco Examiner a few weeks
ago offered a prize for the best display of
hand writing among its readers. Miss
Anna Wagner of this place competed for
the prize, and although she failed to secure
it the Examiner spoke very highly ol her
qualifications in penmanship.
Sasot, Sept a.-Cape Horn Telegraph
Company is the name of the company that
has built out to Sandy. All the poles are
up and lines strung thereon, and every
thing is ready now to send dispatches to all
parts of the world. The company will build
the line to Eagle Creek and to Springwater
via Highland, thence to Molalla, thence
through Oregon City to Portland.
Sandy is now favored with a blacksmith
who has leased a lot of J. Doyen, upon
which he has put up a neat shop and is now
ready to do work.
Judge Meldrum of Oregon City stopped
in town while on his way up to the moun
Sheriff Kelly of Portland was in town
over night while on his way to the moun
tains for a few days of hunting and fishing.
Travelers and campers are all coming
down the mountain since the last rain, but
others are going up to hunt and fish.
F. A. Meinig has his dry house finished.
It is one of the largest and best in this
county, and will be of great benefit to fruit
growers in this locality.
The Sandy C. S. stage is bringing passen
gers out every day who are looking for land,
last week nine new comers came, among
whom was a family just from Switzerland.
They have bought twenty acres from Karl
Mr. Butler, also a new comer, is prepar
ing to build a new bouse on his place.
The young people of this place have or
ganized a debating society which will meet
every Saturday in the High Forest school
bouse. The following officers have been
elected: Robert Jonsrude, president; Max
Kligel, Secretary; Alfred Rich, treasurer;
Lewis Huglum, Marshall.
Carcs, Oct. 2. Farmers in this vicinity
have begun fall plowing and seeding.
Weather has lately been dull and cloudy,
with some smart showers of rain which
have made plowing easier and freshened up
Prof. F. Durling is advertised to give a
magic lantern exhibition in the Graham
church Tuesday evening, October 3. Sub
ject" Views of the World's Fair.', Ad
mission 15 cents.
A school meeting has been called for Sat
urday evening, October 7, to consider the
question of buying more desks and seats,
and other matters relating to needed im
provements. The enrollment of pupils al
ready reaches 41, and still they come. Prof.
Evans is a very popular teacher in this district.
acob Guyer recently moved his family
to the old Graham homestead which he has
rented for five years. His eldest daughter,
Miss Kitty, who has been seriously ill with
rheumatic trouble, is now able to go about
Elmer D. Cooper and Miles Rowen, with
their families, are expecting to attend
church at Bethel next Sabbath. Little
Beth Cooper will receive the ordinance of
baptism administered by Rev. J. Sylvanus.
Ct KHissvti t a, Dot. S.-Hon. Win. Wei
of Wawo, is visiting relatives at this place.
Horn to the wile of Conard Krighaum
September S, a ten pound boy.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Shankland, of Port
land, are visiting Mr. Shankland's parents
and many old friends in Ciirrinsville. Thev
will return to their home in the metropoli
John Palmateer had the misfortune to
have his fruit dryer burned last week. Th
loss Is quite heavy, coming as It did right in
the middle of the fruit drying season. !.
year a fruit oryer was burned in this sec
tion which was attributed to the results ol
the election, but as there was no election on
in this instance the cause ol the conflagra
tion is unknown.
Miss Eftie Cochran, an accomplished
young lady of Brownsville, and an artist, is
visiting relatives in our village.
Mr. Valentine, a prominent farmer resUt
ing three miles east of Ciirrinsville, Is the
happy father of a bouncing baby boy.
John Wollard, one of Silverton's moat
prominent citizens, who owns large interest
in Eastern Oregon, accompanied by his
family, passed through our burg on Xlon
nay on ois way none, Having teen across
the mountains looking alter his horses and
The first month of pur public school
closed on the 2th ultimo. During the
month the school was favored with a visit
from the following prominent gentlemen
Mr. Steippe, Eugene; Will Oattield, Leon;
Emerson Surface, Portland; J. Jennings,
Hubbard; J. W. New, Dover, and J. it.
Brown, Hamilton; besides a large list of
parents and friends of the little folks ol (hi
George J. Currin, our genial merchant
and postmaster, made a Hying visit to
Brownsville and the county seat last week.
When ready to return home he wrote his
wife to have a team meet him at Oregon
City, but owing to the roundabout wav our
mail is carried the letter did not reach here
until the day following his return. This is
another strong argument in favor ol a di
rect mail route from this section to the
With three large steam threshers running
on lull time it will take all of this week to
complete the threshing. Th ield is ex
ceptionally good. Although it is an admit-
ted fact that the wheat which took the pre
mium at the Centennial was grown on the
farm of Mr. Lewellen near Springwater, yet
tins part of the county is beyond question a
good wheat country, Sam Heiple's yield
being 35 bushels per acre, Mr. Currin's ,
Mr. Wsde's 43, Mr. Tracey's W and Mr.
Judd'sG8. And vet we make no particular
boast of our productive soil.
D. F. Warner met with quite a severe ac
cident last Sunday. While driving a very
spirited bunch grass horse near town the
animal became unmanageable and ran
away. At a short turn in the road the
horse went straight ahead and brought
up suddenly in a pile of old logs. It
took three men and a boy several hours a ,ucce!tt.
w rAiniaie uiiu irom ois unpleasant posi
tion. The cart is in the hands of a black
smith while the horse has been run into
dry dock for repairs. The professor escaped
with a few slight bruises.
The first quarterly meeting for the cur
rent year, lf-'!4, of the Oregon City cir
cuit of Willamette district, of the Columbia
conference M. E. Church South, wns held
at Kavanaugh chapel, this place, September
30 and October 1. D. C. McKarland. the
presiding elder of the district, concluded
the meeting. Preaching was appointed for
Saturday, 11 a. m., but owing to the meet
ing of the county teachers' association In
the town no meeting was held until 7:30 p.
m. Rev. W. L. Molloy is pastor of the cir
cuit for the fourth year, and was present at
the meeting with his wife. It is their pur
pose to build a church at Oregon City dur
ing the year, as they have a splendid offer
of help from Bishop lilzgerald assuring
tnem that If they will procure a suitable lot
that he would put the building on It.
Notwithstanding the inclement weather,
tne extremely bad condition ol the roads.
and three threshing machines in active ope
ration in this Immediate vicinity, the
teachers' institute which was held at this
place last Saturday was the event of the
season. Those in attendance were Superin-
tendent Gibson, Mr. row ell principal of
one of the Oregon City schools, about twenty
district teachers, three ministers, a large
number of patrons of the school and some
of the pupils. The affair passed off pleas.
antly and all departed for their homes Ice
ing that the day had been an enjoyable
waa reiwatcdly Interrupted by wet
Allow a correction In a former Item. It
was Mr. Paschal and daughter who lost
their dwolllnga by forest tires and not Mr.
ltichey as printed. I.antkkn.
Frf Pond Croaks.
Kaon Poni, Oct, S. The rain has come
and some of the farmers are not done
Sharp Bros, and Toedtermelr's machines
are still threshing and will be the whole
week. They find the grain lough and hard
Potatoea are growing fine and a good
crop is looked for. Chaa. Wagner will have
the boss piece of the neighborhood by the
looks. But J. Kruse naa the largest patch
about M acres,
There la very little wheat sown yet. J.
Kruse nas. S) acres sown and is still sowing
The rain is flue for the plowing. No time
lost waiting for it to come.
I saw couple of Stafford's young people
In the Pond Sunday, perhaps looking for the
'squire by the apprarauce. Mike still holds
the fort yet, but lookout my boy your days
may be short.
C. F. Tooie Is about to sell out his farm
and hop yard to Mr. Sara, a Gorman.
The Steamer Toledo has drawn off her
daily trips and will after this run opposite
days to the Modock. fao.
Mountain Parties Returned Reporting Snow
tarlous Crop items A fneak Thief.
Cakby, Oct. 4. Many of tho farmers of
Macksburg and vicinity have been very
busy the past two weeks hauling their grain
and storing it In the warehouse at Can by
ready for shipment.
Some one entered an outhouse at the res
idence of J. A. Cox of this place last Tues
day week, taking a safety bicycle belonging
to D. J. Cox, but rinding one of the pedals
broken threw it over tlie fence near H. A.
Vorphal's, breaking the main frame and
making it a total wreck. This Is the third
depredation that has been committed here
within the past three weeks and somebody
would better look out.
Quite a number of outsiders and persons
past school age began school here last Mon
J. A. Cox returned Monday from a run
of six weeks with his steam thresher and re
ports a good run and grain yielding very
11. C. Gillmore, Grant White and Milo
Lee returned trom a trip up to Table Rock
in search of huckleberries last Monday and
report not having very good success as the
snow drove them out of the mountains.
M. Campbell moved on his farm near
Barlows lat Tusday. Mr. Campbell has
been a resident of Canby the past four years
nd we are sorry to hare him leave us.
Eli C. Maddock has moved his family to
this place where he will send his children
to the Canby school.
8. Mathew has his new fruit dryer com-
leted and now in deration do ing his Ital
ian and silver prunes. So far the dryer has
F. Zolner tok a trip to St. Tanl and Sil
verton last Sunday on his bicycle, returning
I-eonard Gardner went to Cresswell last
Friday on a short visit to friends and rela
tives. Mrs. M. Thornton has been on the sick
list the past week.
Miss Rose Whitney, of Salem, was on a
visit Sunday to her mother, Mrs. M undo,
returning to Salem Monday.
A. II. Knight was down to the exposition
at Portland the first of the week.
L. Rogers and Geo. Hoyt returned from
their gold hunt In the Cascades last week.
They retort their success as not very good,
there being too much snow.
Tlie NEW CASH STORE at Caul
IS STILL IN TH6 LEAD.
They are selling more and botter goods for tho money
than any other house in tho county. Tho
reason for this is
THEY SELL FOR CASH
And do not have to make you pay what thoy loo
on some one else. Thoy have a comploto lino of Dry
uooas, uiotnmg, ueni s r urm&uiiibo, uuuioauuoaoes
Hardware, and Groceries, and pay tho highost price
for produce. Remember tho place.
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THE MODERN WHITING MACHINE.
Salmon. Kept. 30.-The forest fires which
did so much damage in this neighborhood
are all out. The list of those who lost build
ings is as follows: R. D. Montague, F.
Haines, H. Lentgert, Eva Bates, Stephen
Goodwill, F. Eldridge, Mr. Pershin and Mr.
Hughes. Messrs. Hobbie and Denean's
houses escaped, though narrowly. J. A.
Lineburger lost a large stock of goods and
tools Which he had recently purchased from
Travel is quite brisk over the mountains
now. A good many seem to want to leave
the region of rain. They will be wanting to
return next summer when they get in dan
ger ol blowing away with the dust.
Mr. 8. Stafford, of Portland, is staying at
Mr. Welch's at Upper Salmon, for the ben
efit of his health.
Miss Maude Campbell, of Portland, is
making a stay of a few weeks at Mrs. Mc
Intyre's. Charley Beebe is again in our midst after
a stay in Washington county where he went
eriously ill to be doctored. Peooeiss.
The Cape Horn Telegraph Company is
now engaged in constructing a line ol tele
graph from Portland via Grcsham to this
place ; thence on to Oregon City by way ol
Springwater and the Molalla country, con
necting all the outlying districts of Clacka
mas county with the county seat and Port
land. The construction party will reach
Eagle Creek by the end of this week. The
president of the company, I. R, Bin, a gen
tleman who has spent over a quarter of a
century in the telegraph service, informs
your correspondent that it is his intention
on the completion of the line to your city to
place its service at the disposal of the news
papers free of charge for the transmission
of news items from all the stations in this
county This kind act will prove a blessing
both to the newspapers and the public. We
of this part of the county have long felt the
need of the means of a direct conimunica
cion with our county seat, and the company
should receive the aid of every fairminded
man in the county.
Cjierbtvillk, Oct. 2. The recent rain
ruined an immense amount of straw thro-
out the country. The acreage of wlu-ut
was small. The yield of oats was short. It
baa been threshed and saved, but the straw
is discolored and in some of the fields
mouldy and spoiled. The potato crop is
scarcely two-thirds of average.
G. Thomas Beebe had a valuable mare
crippled last week by the too frequent acci
dent of becoming entangled with the halter
A number of oar neighbors have been
picking hops in Marion county, but the
Macebbpro, Oct. 2. Harvest Is a thing
of the past in this neighborhood. Daly A
Graves ran their thresher tinder the shed
today after a thirty-three day's run. Small
grain has yielded above the average in this
Macksburg school opened the lstli with
thirty pupils enrolled. I,. J. Brooks applies
the hazel this term.
A number of Macksburg residents at
tended the Butteville fair last week and
retort a very good time.
Miss Lizzie Glade and Miss Laura Hcpler
returned to Portland last week.
George Sutherland was seen on the streets
of Macksburg Saturday.
John Dorset of Butteville, visited Al.
Reynolds, Friday of last week.
The singing class held In the Marksburg
hall Is in a nourishing condition. All are
Dame Rumor says that wedding hells
will soon be heard in this vicinity, one of
Macksburg handsome bachelors having
lullen a victim to Cupid's darts.
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Clackamas, Oct. 2. Kev. Trullinger, of
Cherryville, who was sent to the asylum
five months ago, has fully recovered, and
his friends of this place were glad to see
him as he passed through here on his way
The powder magazine Is now completed
and is being dried out preparatory to re
ceiving powder. The cap house will be
completed In a few days.
illiam and I,. I). Jones cmiL'ht eiirlit
dozen trout last Sunday, some of them
being very large.
School oneued here Mnndav with Prnf.
Thomson ami Mary E. Talberta teachers.
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