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TUE EMERPKISE CORKKM,OSl
EJiTS SWEEP THE FIEI.lt.
Horticulturists Meet at Milnnukre and
Elect (tnierrs Reports lor the Year
Oilier Local New of Interest.
MiLWAraaa, Jan. Iti.-Clackamas county
Horticultural Society met at Milwaukee
Thursday, January II. The aociety was 'jhree of which are at reent occupied with
Til K CITY OF OAS BY.
Good lVnerlntlon of Tlili l'leanant and Prwa.
ieru ( ll) Kruource anil AdvantagM.
Oanhy, Jan. 1 fanny Oregon la located
ou fai .by I'rairie, two miles from the Wil
lamette river on the Oregon it California
railroad, twenty three mile south ol Port
land and nine mile south of Oregon City
the county seat of I'lackamaa county Oregon.
Canny was incorporated in ISstt and has
a population ol about NM. It has an ex
celent public school building of four rooms
K KPI.AN I) RIlTUNliS.
railed to order by the president, Ir. Casto,
The minutes of the last meeting were read
and approved, after which W. 8. l"Ken de
livered atshort address of welcome. Dr.
Casto responded in a few well chosen words.
Reports of committees were called for.
Nr. C'ren reported progress from the com
mittee on co-operation, describing in soma
detail the progress on this line in California
during the past year. He recommended
the appointment of a committee to learn if
our fruit growers could successfully unite
with the Fruit Growers' Association of
tvalem in the shipment of green fruits. The
committee recommended that the growers
tinite in shipping their product to only one
commission house in th principal cities
within reach, and that one man be ap
pointed to manage shipments, receive tele
graphic rvorts and keep tbe growers ad
vised as to the state of markets and places
to ship to from day to day.
J. Kisley was appointed a committee of
one to confer with the Xalem association
and report to the next meeting.
The committee on insect pests and .'pray
ing reported the result of the year's work :
that the lime, sulphur and salt emulsion is
about 1:10 scholars and three teachers, It
has three churches. The M. Church with
parsonage and resident minister, the Christ
ian and Kvangelical. Three hotels all well
patrouited. Two large halls w hich are oc
cupied by several societies, of which there
are the A. O. I'. , I. 0. G. T. and the
literary and debating society, the board
of trade ami city council and other public
Can by has four general stores, one notion
and confectionery store, on saloon, two
drugstores, one implement house, one pho
tograph gallery, one saw mill, one shingle
mill, one livery stable, two blacksmith
shops, two shoe shops one butcher shop,
one barber shop, one hoop-ole establish
ment, two warehouses, one real estate
agency, three physicans, several insurance
agencies, one notary public, postotllce, ex
press ottice, telephone utUce, and one of the
best deiot buildings on the railroad be-
I tween Portland and Ashland. There are ou
I Canny Prairie several nurseries with more
I than one million young trees ready for the
I market. There are four or tive hop yards
' w ith about fifty acres ol as tine hops as can
, be seen anywhere, and alwut 100 acres in
an ettective remedy tor t-an Jose scale. strawberries, the tinest in the world. This
Mr. PRen recommended that in spraying; prairie seems to be the natural home for
for codlin moth and fungus grow th the i the strawlerry. Also about l.V acres of the
spray be made with a mixture of whale oil ' finest prune trees in Oregon, the greater
; part ot them just coming into bearing, to
gether with a variety of other fruits, giuins,
berries and vegetables of all kinds.
There sre about 2iX) cords of wood deliv
ered here everv vear for the railroad com-
any. also a great many railroad ties, lum
ber and bridge timbers for the same coin
puny, and large quantities ol telegraph and
telephone poles for the several companies.
There are also a great many cellar fence
posts delivered here, together with large
amounts of shingles, hoop-poles, etc.
Yet beside all these industries there is
room lor more, and Candy's wants are
many, such as mills, factories, shops, can
neries, etc, with much of the raw materil
right here, there are chances for making
money here not often met with. There are
opportunities found here for capital to in
vest not found elsewhere. Ry bringing the
waters of Mill Creek about four miles to this
eoap, as it tends to scatter better over the
fruit and foliage and will not so readily
It was unanimously agreed that fruit rais
ing was unprofitable during the past year.
Several members expressed the opinion
that it would be necessary to raise better
politics before we could succeed in making
fruit growing as profitable as it should be.
The ipiestion of shipping fruit to Chicago
was brought up. One member submitted
figures showing that tbe cost of picking,
packing, boxing, freight and loading, with
commission, was lour cents per yonnd for
atich shipments: thst the packages con
tained about twenty er cent more truit j
than is pa. ked in similar boxes for sale at i
home. To make such shipments profitable j
fruit must sell for at least five cents r lb. j
Gro prunes were the only profitable ship-:
ment to Chicago last season. i
The treasurer reported funds enough on j place Into the Molalla river, a fall of
hand to pay the expenses for the coming I about fifty leet could be obtained making
year, ami on motion, it was ordereil that no ' one of the best powers in the world, w ith
annual dues be collected from members dur- 1 force enough to run many mills and fac
ing ttie year KM. I tories, etc. Mesides this, tlie water brought
Mr. Kislev gave notice that at the next j UrT '" il"chn nl'' he used on the prairie
meeting he would move that the member- j for irriKaH'8 panoses, making this a very
ahip fees be reduced one half. j paradise.
Pr. J. Casto was elected president for the ! A",hr "'ing this prairie is naturally!
adapted lor is a race traca. lftes.nl is of
such a nature that it packs hard and firm I
thereby making a good track in winter as
well as in summer, and for a county fair
there is no better place in Oregon than on
this prairie, it being centrally locate. I on the
and the laud level and of such a nature that
it does nct get dusty, makes this a most de
sirable place lor a talr ground and race
course. (j, K.
Mrk Phaihie. Jan. 15. Owing to the
dullness of the times ami our fears and anx-
PomU of Water Ktrrywherw-An Interesting
L renin Meetltwj-Several are .sick.
liMiUNti, Jan. 15. The steady rains of
ol the last few days have swollen all the
creeks to extraordinary proportions. The
oriopv on nouio oi me usually insig
nificant little brooks are washed away.
Clear Creek Is booming, Its bridges have
been tied down in an endeavor to prevent
their floating away, and are unsafe to travel
over. There are wide spreading pond not
only in the roads but in the fields and every
where else where there is the slightest de
pression in the land. It looks a little like
Notwithstanding the pouring rain last
Pat urday, there was a good attendance at
the meeting of the literary and debating
society. The program was varrird and In
teresting. A number of welt rendered
dialogues being an attractive feature.
Our young folks are developing consider
able talent as public seakers. The follow
ing received credit marks for perfectly mem
orited recitations: Maud Stone, Willie Stout
Lewis lloylan, Olan Hoylau, M able John
son, Leslie Johnson, Clarence Willensttvii
John Sprague, Royal Sprague. (The latter
spoke twice receiving one credit mark.) In
addition to credit marks the following
were named as declaiming most expres- ,
sively, over twelve years old ; Claud Stone i
(Mis Hoylau, Pan Mosher. I'ndcr twelve
years old: Irene Johnson, Hiram Johnson
and Klla IH-mpster. Several gentlemen,
Clark Campbell, Kd Johsiiou and W, K.
IVmp'ter delighted the audience with well
reudered recitations, but of course declined
to comiete w it!i the school girls and boys
for the prizes. Nilos sung by Kit Johnson
ami Win, IVmpster were greatly enjoved
by all. W. K. Munipower the leader in the
tnrmathe of the debate was absent and V.
K. IVmpster was chosen to take his place.
The question. 'Kesohed, That intemper
ance has caused mote sullering than war"
was ably discussed. Mug: decided by a two
i to one vole in favor of the atllrniative. The
next sutjirt lor debate in "Kcvilved, That
the right of sutlerage should lie ba-ed on
education." proposed by Jhin Mohir. a
seventeen-year-old youth who Is to led in
the allirmative, w Idle Kd Johnson leads the
negative. A numUr ol school hoys are to
make their maiden speeches in the debate.
Mutlie Ku-hurdsou has been very low
with the grip. It was feared at one time
that he would succomh, but his many
friends will la' glad to learn that he is now
on the mend.
A. T. Plowman's continued ill health is
causing Ins friends grave anxiety. His
I malady show s symptoms of dropsy.
Capt. A. I.. James was called to Portland
last week to take charge of the steamer
Miss Ida Barrett was visit. ng friends in !
Viola last week.
Miss Ora Young has been visiting in U
gan a few days.
Alfred Sprague has gone over on Clear
Creek near Viola, having secured employ
The NEW CASH STORE at Ganby
IS STILL IN TH6 LEKD,
They are selling more and bettor 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 you looso
on some one else. They have a complete lino of Dry
Goods, Clothing, Gents Furnishings, Boots and Shoes,
Hardware and Groceries, and pay tho highest price
for produce. Remember the place.
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IlAlilGIIOl.ST & COMPANY,
LM Front Street. HARDWARE I'ottlau.l. Ong.-n.
Nnrtliwr.tpru Agent, fur
-lleel(tellt Tuttletootll lriter Unre Mllvrr Hlrol Haw
, t. jiiu,Yc,a
Ivojie. Crt'sci'iit Nro
! Crescent Wedges (warranted.) B it S Proof Chains. Arcade Piles
Loggers and Wood Choppers Specialties,
i Oregon City Agent, ......
WILSON A COOK
ensuing year, J. F.isley was elected first vice
president, and P. Jarisch of Oswego nurse
ries second vice president G. H, P.obblns
was re-elected secretary and treasurer for
the ensuing year.
Adjourned to meet at Oswego Thursday,
Arnli. - - --
'K. B. Harvey was made happy Sunday
vening, January 7, by his wife's presenting
him with a handsome boy baby. All doing j
Tbe violent wind storm last Friday night
blew down ofie of the brick chimneys on
the new school house, damaging the roof
STAKFORI) SCRIBM, KS.
ChrUtma Present Uml Revival Meetings
( lilniey Hlow n Dow n.
Ilclow is given the Oregon City Market
Itcpnrt. correi ted Jan. II, from limitation,
furnished the KsTKHraisa hy lixal mer
chants: ii mi.
Wheat, vallev, ir bushel
W-Since last Friday it I ''. Ir bushel
has been raining heavily aild jJiui'"" .-... ;n H'T.?'... i i . ... .
.,, ... Mn rmse f , Triu,i , n j- .iins, i ortiaini orami
and chimney to the extent of one hundred ieties as to the result of the passing of the
and fifty dollars.
Some petty thieving has been going on
liere lately. T. K. A. Sellwood had fifteen
chickens and four turkeys stolen from his
ben house last Mondav night. Tbe thieves
gained an entrance by breaking the loca
Jney selected the choicest and wrung their
beads off, leaving tbem to tell the atory.
Tbe same night 25 pounds of powder was
stolen from a freight car near the powder
bouses on the Southern Pacific railroad
track. Tbe thieves made a selection of dif
ferent brands and grades. Detectives are
working on these rases, and if the culprits
arecaiiKht they will get the fulleitent of
Men workeil all day bunday removing
bales of rags from the basement of tbe
ahoddy mill, the sudden rise in the river
endangering them. If the present weather
continues we can look for high water.
Multnomah district Pomona Grange met
at 10 o'clock a. ni. Wednesday last at Good
Templars ball, Dr. Joseph Casto presiding.
The morning session was devoted to the in
stallation of officers and to other matters of
interest. At noon a lunch was served such
as the average granger knows bow to ap
preciate. Hon. K. P. Boise, state master,
waa present and instructed the mem
bers in matters relating to the work of the
order, alter which he delivered an able ad
dress on questions of Tital importance to all
citizens of a free country, which was well
received by those present, it was decided
to hold the next meeting at Oawego grange
ballon the third Wednesday of April next
at 10 o'clock a. m.
A series of meetings is to be held here
in the Evangelical church conducted by
Eev. N. J. Bryans and wife, evangelists of
Philomath, Oregon, beginning Wednesday
evening, the 17th. A large revival is anti
cipated and a cordial and earnest invitation
is extended to all.
Clarke, Jan. 14. The Kussian family
that is stopping at Mr. Scherruble's is going
to start back to Russia this week. They ar
rived since Christmas and have seen as
much of Oregon as they want to.
Elenora Jewell will close a five months
term of school on the l!th instant in dis
trict No. 96.
The staggers are prevailing in this suction,
Ben Casper and Mr. Beck have each lost a
horse with the disease.
David Scherruble is working for Peter
.Elmer In the saw mill.
We wish to correct a mistake. It was re
ported tbat John Ringo was borne to see bis
father. He has not returned and we believe
J)is friends are not expecting him. Alma.
Wilson bill, we have been a little delin
quent in our duly for the past few weeks.
But we are trusting only trusting that the
times may be no worse.
Miss Winnie Balay has returned from
Wood burn where she has been spending a
few weeka visiting friends and relatives.
It does not rain, it simply pours, but
John Graham has commenced plowing bis
hops and will certainly have tbe ground in
fine condition by spring.
Mr. McCarty, who has purchased a por
tion of G. W. H. Taylor's farm, moved up
from Portland last week ami took possession.
We are in receipt of a letter from the
Needy club, making inquiries about our
Barlow club, and as the Barlow club is de
funct we would like to suggest that some
time in the near future they debate on the
free trade and tariff question. And if they
will kindly inform ns of the date we would
like to be present at their meeting to hear
that question debated, and it may be that
some of our local talent from Marks Prairie
will take a band in the debate.
Parties wishing to engage in the mercan
tile business we would like to call their at
tention to Brownsville addition near the
Oglesby crossing. We da'e say there is not
a better location in Clackamas county and
capital could not find a better investment
anywhere. This place being situated on the
Needy, Macksburg and Aurora mad route,
a post office would be easily procured and
be very acceptable to the people of the vi
cinity. A blacksmith shop would also be
well patronized. Mr. Brown is a worthy
and eriterprizing citizen and any one wish
ing to locate and engage in business there
will find him ready and willing to make
any suitable terms.
of their banks and sweep some of the fences f
away out of the swales. Wells, cellars and
basements are flooded and some of them
have a stream of water running out on top
of the around.
It is reported that Mrs. A. I.. .Melcher
lost a gold watch that was a Christmas pres
ent, while in Portland last week.
J. P. Gage has been putting in a cross log j Apples, green, r box
across some low ground on his place. We i Ajl-n, ilrifil, rll...
would suggest that he put in a boat, it Chickens
would be more servicable. Turkeys, a r II)
Minns, per ton
Clover hav, baled
Timothy hay, baled
Potatoes, per sack
I llliolin, per siu k.
Wlmt I tho condition of your? I your hair dry, ,
Ii.iisli, brittle? Docs It jpllt nt tite end? 11.1.4 it
llfclcs.a appcarnm e ? Dock It fall out w hen combed or
brushed t D it full of dandruff ? lAics your scalp Itch ?
l It '" " ----I (nn.eilnii l( n..re UM Kane nf r
i 'l.i vmi)tomslic warucu in time oryou w ill become tild. "I
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Beaver Creek Items.
Bea veb Cheek, Jan. 15. L. Sandeck was
the loser of a fine horse last week.
Jacob Weitlner of Oregon City was the
guest of bis daughter, Mrs. It. R. titaub, last
John Wolf was visiting friends in New
Era last Bunday, but never mind John, we
wont tell who.
There will be an open meeting of the
mock court at the Beaver Creek school
house Thursday evening.
Emil Btaub spent a few days last week
with hia father-in-law in Htalford.
Rey R. 8taub went to Portland Wednes
day to visit bis sons.
Tommy Davis of Maple Lane started to
Three gentlemen from Kansas have been
the guests of Mr Deuiick this week.
At the spelling school last Wednesday
evening, Robt. Ginther bore off the honors
ol the evening.
Revival meetings were held in the Baptist
church last week and a great many young
people made vqws to do better in the future.
G. Redtter went up to Jefleraon, Marion
county, last week and is weather-bound,
waiting fur the water to fail so the boats
may run or walking is better.
The high winds last Saturday night blew
the chimney off the roof of Mrs. Louise
Reutter's cottage. j
P. A. Barker and sons are clearing an
other piece of brush laud. Wa Jus.
Butte Creek miefi.
Maiqcam, Jan. l(i. Butte Creek grange,
No. H2 installed otlicers for the ensuing year
last .Saturday: W. M.. M. J. White; O., A.
V. Davis; I... E. Hkirvln; 8., II. I.. Hkirvin;
A. S., A. B. Marquatn; Hecrctnry, J. R.
White; Treasurer, P.J, Ridings; G. K., T.
P. Soules; C
Nanie Rkirvin; 8., Mrs. Jane Thompson
P., Mrs. A. V. Davis; I,. A. 8., Mary Mar
Hiitter. ier lb. .
Kuw, er doz. .
Honey, a-r lb. .
Plums, " ..
L"lto4nu JJ Vf if j
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T Haaik Vlfih Aveaae, New V.tfc, N. V.
II to 7
Beef, live, per lb
Ib-ef, dresseil 4(,if
Mutton, dve, xrhead 1 7,'iftCJ (4)
Pork, live kt lb 4
Pork, dressed, iier lb II
Veal, live, ier lb S
Veal, dressed, (per lb.
Hams. H.-r lb 14
l-ard 10 lo 11
Hood Kallruail Again Impassable Knada
Doiii.mis, Jan. 15. Considerable excite
Mrs. Dell Marquatn: F., Miss, iient about the Portland, Damascus and
(It. Hood railroad. There is more talk than
nilrnad. The railroad meeting at Damas
cus last Saturday night was postponed on
The heavy rains of the past lew days have account of the very rainy weather ami bad
Hooded the ground with water. Small loads.
streams have overflowed their banks and The grip has been around in this nclgh
the mails are being inperiled with bad borhood, hut not so severe as heretofore,
wash outs. Htilt It rains. The streams are all swollen.
Emery Thomas has purchased an eight, tjok as you may you see lots of water. The
acre tract of land adjoining town from J. D. road are almost impassable not on account
I.arkins. of their not getting dry last summer, but
In making note of the election of officers n account of no work being- dona on
of the Butte Creek Fair Association in last them, if we wait patiently long enough
week's Entkktkisk a typographical error primps we w ill have good roads. I be
made P. J. Riding president when it should Jjave that patience is almost exhausted,
have been V. J. Ridings, or more familiarly Mrs. J. H. Hood, wife of our pastor, will
known as Frank, ,euk to the children next Sabbath, January
Messrs. Charles Itartnian and John Scott t at 11 A. M. Askim.
have purchased a new steam saw mill out- ( -fit
which they expect to have in oporation Blank note, receipt and order booka
in the near future. It the KNTKRi'HiHjt office.
In order to draw work while outttide
work i dull owing to tho weather
Extrn - Low - PrieeH
Will bo given on all carriuge
anil wagon work.
Davis, the Painter.
Shop back of Pope it Co.'h Ktoro.
Awarded Highest Hmors World's Fair.
FOR ASTORIA-FAST TIME.
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Poier. No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes-40 Years the SuntlarA
Leaves foot of Alder street, Portland.
Leaves Portland daily, except Sunday, 7 A. M.
Leaves Astoria daily, except Sunday, 7 P. M
Tug Uwaco from Ilwaco connects at Astoria with, Telephone every
night for Portland.