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THE ENTERPRISE fOKKEsrONIK
EMS SWEEP THE FIELD.
Mi'i.ino, January 30. Last Tuesday morn
ing J. II. Parnall, a highly esteemed and
valuable citiit'n of this place passed iiiilly
into eternal happiness, lie was born at
Clays Ferry, .Madison county, Kentucky,
Man-h IS, 1S04, where lit resided until lie
was 27 years of age, when ha removed to
Jan. 22.-ThB roads ill this iart i""'s, wining in .iri.iii rv...... , now
' 'It ...2. ..... M..u I.. I..
ol the county are in very bad condition. 1 "'"" ..-. j
Lorun Supplies Some Live .News Post
office mored Literary and Debat
ing Society School rinsed
SKETCH Of J. II. PAKNAI.U
Account of the Life of an Aged and Beloved
Tbe people are doing some volunteer work
and are fixing the worst places or they
would be impassable in short time. The
road between the church and the Clark
place is also being Improved by placing
hewen timbers across the sloughs. If others
would follow their example the highways
'would soon be in a condition so people can
las without fear of getting drowned.
The young men in the vicinity of the
Korton place have organised a club by the
name of the Corkscrew dramatic company.
The boys seem to have great talents in the
art of theatrical preformance. They have
made arrangements for a week's pertor
mance in the Grand M sialism, at Portland,
and when times are a little belter they ex
pect to visit some ol the eastern cities.
Little George Koabl, a ho is ill, is conva
lescing. The Logan postoftice was moved two
miles east, James Brown is the new post
master. The present location makes it very
inconvenient for most of the people in the
western part of the precinct who depended
upon this office, but now have to go
five and six miles through the mud after
The l.ogan literary and debating society
which meets every two weeks has a good
attendance every meeting and is progress
ing finely considering the wet weather and
bad roads. The following officers were
elected at the last meeting to serve for one
month: President, 0. D. Kobbins; vice
jresident.Wm. Heaths:secretary,M. Bobler;
treasurer, 8. L. Arthur. This society has
sent an invitation to the Kedland literary
society for a joint debate at the Harding
Grange Hall. The date is not decided, but
It will be about February 3d. A good pro
gram is being prepared. All are invited.
Miss Matilda Reed closed a yerv success
ful six month's term nf school in district
'o. 4 last Friday. The patrons enjoyed the
Opening song "America"
By the school.
Declamation... "the Husband's Lament,"
Dialalogue "Black on one Side."
Recitation "Finney s Turnip,"
Declamation "The Dying Soldier,"
Declamation "Cow Boys' Sermon,"
Dialogue.. "Honest and Honorable."
Declamation "Always on Time,"
Declamation "The Reason why,''
Declamation ''Speak Gently,"
Dialogue "Darby and Joan."
Declamation "Boy Opinion,'
Declamation "G uessing,"
Song "Marching Through Georgia,"
DialogHe "playing hostess,"
By the Band.
Declamation "Little Boys' Speech,"
Declamation "Little Golden Hair,"
M. Reed and M. Johnston.
Dialogue Gypsy's Fortune Telling,"
Malildia Reed, Caroline Swales and
Declamation "In Kansas,"
Dialogue "Kythe's Friends,"
Carl Fallen, Bessie Reed, tammi Fal
lart, Edwin Gerber, Mary Swales.
Declamation "The Pet Lamb,"
Dialogue "Starting in Life,"
Paul Kirch em.
By the Band.
The parents of the pupils are very well ,
pleased with the progress they have made.
became popular among his fellow men, and
from the time of his settlement he began
the blacksmith trade and held different
offices from time to time with credit to him
self as well as tht unanimous satisfaction of
his constituent'. In this county (Livings
ton) he met his ideal, Miss Keiinh Speuce,
and married her March 8, 1S31. This wed
eing was decidedly different from the wed
dings of the present time. His intended
spun, wove, and made the wedding gar
ments they were married in. (After their
marriage they engaged In farming, he keep
ing a blacksmith shop in connection with
their larm where he worked when the farm
did not require close attention. He Joined
the Baptist church and was erdained an
elder of the gosel ministry over half a cen
tury ago, and continued loyal to his belief.
Mr. Darnall crossed the plains in ISA
with a mule team, starting on the 23d day
of April and reaching Clackamas county
October 'M, making the time Just six
mouths from the day thry stated until their
destination was reached. Shortly after his
arrival be settled on the place owned by Sin
ton Paine, and has lived in this immediate
neighborhood since that time.
Mr. Partial! was a charter member of the
Molalla grange which has been an organiia-
tisn over twenty years. He was very chari
table and kindhearted and alwavs had a
dollar for improvements. Years after his
hair bad become silver grav he could enter
tain the young. On the lltli day ol lust
August his long loved companion was taken
away, since which time he was lost and only
desired to be with ber, stating at dilervnt
times that the end was near. At 2:30 a. m.
the 15th instant death called and life ceased
to be. Two and a half hours before his
death he began to sing. The tirst part of
his song could not be understood, but the
words "meet to part 110 inure were quite
The family consisted of seven children.
Two died quite young and one died in the
army. The oldest sot. died live years aco.
Three children still live to mourn the loss of
an aged father and mother. N. 0. Darnall
and Mrs. Travis still live in Illinois near the
old home place and N. H. Darnall lives at
The funeral services were held at the cem
etery in Oregon city on the 1Mb. instant by
Rev. Gilman Parker. C. E. K.
largely attended and enjoyed by all. After
the recitations and dialogues the mock trial
took place. In this Chaa. lllxhy of Port
land was leading attorney in a rasa of self
delene In a case of hog stealing.
U, A. Scliuble and wile were Hie guests
of Mrs. J. Mnehuke Inst Friday,
Miss. F. M. Moehukeanl Sunday with
her mother in Molalla.
Joe Jackson was In this neighborhood
Rev. Grey is visiting friends In Mink.
The Heaver Creek justice society will give
another entertainment Thursday the lit of
V. ltolauder Is sick with the grip.
Miss L. Steines is dek with a slight attack
of la grippe.
Mr. Evans Is doing well with his shingle
Chas. Rutherford was visiting friends In
Mink Monday. Tim.
The NEi rCASH STORE at Canby
IS STILL IN TH6 LEHD,
Bad Storms-Bad Roads-Literary Sucieties
Kailroatl to lit. Hood,
B EAVES CREEK BRIEFS.
Prepared by the School la tbelr Language
There was a surprise party at Miss Ruth
Buckner's last Satunlay evening.
The Beaver Creek and Mink selling
schools will have a contest next Wednesday
The literary society of Beaver Creek was
postponed until next Friday evening on ac
count of the weather being so unfavorable.
John Wolf is going to Portland next Fri
day to spend a few days w ith his sisters.
1 Landeck is looking for a horse to pur
chase. Rudolph Ptanb has been a victim to the
toothache the past week.
Mrs. R. R. Staub is eoing to visit some
friends in Portland next Friday.
Jacob Weidner of Oregon City has been
the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Kate Staub,
the past week.
Charley Rutherford visited the Beaver
Creek school Monday.
Samy, Jan. 21. This vicinity was visited
by a heavy anddisagieeable snowstorm the
last week and about four inches of snow
fell. Alter the snow stopped the rain be
gan to Kur down which caused all of the
little creeks to over flow their banks and
all the level laud is covered with water and
the roads in many places are washed out so
that they are impassible.
A man while driving through the new
grade near Pleasant Home had the mis
fortune to lose his horse. In some way
the horse fell forward with his head in the
mud and before the ow ner could get help
it was drowned. This grade is almost im
passible and it is not safe to travel with a
team and it must tie fixed if this weather
continues. It is in Multnomuli county.
The wet and disag reealde weather eare
having causes consiilerhle complaint among
the people having the grip and other h k
ness. The High Forrest Literary and leUting
club gave a dance at Bracket's hall for the
benefit of the club which was attended by a
large crowd and everybody a the most
The Sandy Ridge Literary and IVhating
club was not as well attended as usual
last Wednesday night on account ot the hail
weather, although every IhhIv had a mot'
enjoyable time In discussing the question,
"Resolved, That pride causes more on
hapiness than poverty." After a lively dis
cussion of two hours it was decided in favor
of the atlirmative. Some of our local talent
if they keep on as they have been doing will
be first class speakers. The leading sieakes
for next meeting are Ben. Foster and Alfred i
They are selling more and better goods for the money
than any other house in tho county. The
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 Shoos,
Hardware and Groceries, and pay tho highest price
for produce. Remember the place.
CAN BY. -
MAMGIJOHST & COMPANY.
1M Front Street. HARDWARE Portland, Oregon.
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Croscent Wedges (warranted.) ft it S Proof Chain. Arcado Filen. Kopo. Crescent t&
Our people are once more greatly excited
over hearing that the long proisd rail
road to Mt. Hood will be built. Two well ! s -. , 1 .
knon railroad men from Portland were j Ure80n "Kt'IU
out on Sandy looking over the Held and as , "
much as can be learned if everything goes
Loggers and Wood Choppers SjH'cialties.
WILSON A COOK
right that work will lie begun in the sum
mer and will be completed to Sandy before
lMi. A grand railroad meeting will be held
at Meinig'a hall, Satunlay, January 17. A
gentleman from Portland will lie present.
Well there is no doubt that of it that we'll
have a railraod to Mt. Hood inside of
twenty years. Readkh.
OAK CHOVK OMELET.
Macksbcbo, Jan. 21. The rains the past
week caused the Molalla to be higher than it
has been for several years.
Wm. Echert has sold his farm to John
Barth and left last Tuesday lor Oklahoma,
where he expects to reside in the future.
Elmer Grebble left last Wednesday to
visit his brother in Eastern Oregon where
he will remain two months.
George Southerland was in the city visit
ing friends last Tuesday.
A. R. Lenon of Salem was a guest of L. J.
Brooks Friday and Saturday.
Borne of our people attended the reviva'
meetings held at Oak Grove last week.
Isaac Clowser died at his home on Marks
Prairie, of heart desease. Mr. Clowser was
an old resident of Clackamas county ami
his many friends join with the near ones
who mourn his loss.
Protracted Meetings-Tile Factory Vtanted
Improvlnf the Koad.
Staffobd, Jan. 22. The snow fell quite
thick and fast for a part of the past week,
but melted down as fast as it came, so that
. the deepest it got at any time was on Sat
urday when it laid on to the depth of three
and one-tbird inches; at present writing
there is none left to trod upon.
The Duplex was postponed last Saturday
evening on account of the inclement
Mr. Yoster and son are taring down the
frame to the original baby sawmill.
Wilcox and son have thrown up their
job of land clearing for John Hollswath and
gone to parts unknown.
Mosquitos are becoming quite numerous
around barns, etc. It must be that winter
is all broken up to let in those tiny blood
purifiers this early in the year.
The roads are somewhat firmer since the
Jjeavy rains, Wa lTa.
Chirbtville, Jan. 10. C'herryville and
vicinity is enveloped in snow about six
inches deep and still it is snowing.
The health of the neighborhood is gen
erally good. Claud Baty'a health still con
tinues poor. He has been sick since last
Our school which was to close on the 12th
inst. has been continued two weeks longer.
The last distribution of the state school
funds enabled the directors to employ Miss
Fernley to continue another half month.
We see by the Eutikfbii.k that the county
court has continued the same system in re
gard to road work. If they don't extend
their work up this way or have the road re
paired bv volunteer work before another
winter, if there is any traveling on the roads
in this county it will have to be done on
Oak Gkovb, Jan. 22. A protracted meet
ing has been conducted at the school house
daring the past week by Rev. Pulley, of the
United Brethren church, of Woodhurn. Al
though the weather has been very disagree
able a large audience greeted the minister
at each of the meetings and seemed well
pleased with the manner in which he pre
sented his subjects. At the request of the
audience Mr. Pulley will conduct several
meetings this week.
Several men and teams are at present at
work corduroying the road along Mr. Hani
son's place. This is an improvement which
Jtelow is given the Oregon City Markut
KcHirt, corrected Jan. 25, from quotations
furnished the EsTKarsisit by local mer
Wheat, vallev. Ir bushel
1 Oats, K'r bushel .TK-I H 1
Oregon City Mills, Portland brand
Shorts, er ton WW
' llran Hi
I Clover hay, baled
Timothy hay, billed 12 to 13 OP
: mom') r.
1 Potutoes, per sack
; Apples, green, ier box 40 to .V)
Apples, dried, r lb ft to 7
Chickens 2 00 to 4 00
! hotter, r lb IB
I Eggs, jr dor 1
: Honey, per lb
j Prunes, dried 6 tod
1 Plums, " 5
I Beef, live, per lb M2H
What I the condition of your? Is your h.ilr dry, !
Iinr.sti, brittle? Docs It spilt at the ends If llaa It a
llfclcs.4 appearance? Dora It frill nut wll;n combed or
brushed Is it full of dandruff? Doc our lialp Itch ? ,,
In it dry or in a Itc.-.tcJ condition ? If these are sonic of
yours) mptonisbe wnrncd In time or you will hecomu I aid. J,
i y&Skookum Root Hair Grower
C V 1 J J I ft-Minrt-h. k iwImI of inn iiiarna of thr titir itt m my tl u lit imi.-
I !'a "V V rf,f l"'W t"'"1"1 lUMri 'k. lint "cmtail tt lirltlwf ftilltari't Ri II
If T'! J f ( a 1 0, but ArirlifiitriiU cian.iiifi ftht fPlrriUHf thf. If llmulillr,j
7) tlM '"L'M ' Auir, trr ilandrjf ant growt Jtair i ttJ
( V Ktrp lh 'to rUan, brAllbr, nd frro fumi rrltn nti(lmtr lr
th ban ot hk'H.kum SJn aVMjp, JttiUuiMiriMtftaf tcttvhukn4 1
ana a array tn mtir.
If your drtivviat rainof upplv rna n4 dliwrl W tu, and will fnrwr4
nmuli), n rerii,iot line. Oruw.r, aiMI wi IwlU. , I fur aiOB. ao.p.svn.
THE SKOOKUn ROOT HAIR GROWER CO.,
has lone been needed and all nersons who 1
travel this road ought to do their share of ! Mutton, live, r head ...1 7.'2 00
the work so that it will be a good road earlier J Prk, live rlb
Pork, dressed, per lb
Salmon, Jan. 20. H. 8. Campbell is In
Portland on business which will detain him
Mr. Gatehett and a friend from Portland
are in this vicinity looking at the country.
They see it at present in a mantle of white.
Snow ia about six inches deep at this
place, but is (oft. Yesterday it rained all
C. C. Johnson came down from Upper
Salmon today ar.d reports all serene at that
Mini, Jan. 23. The entertainment given
by the Beaver Creek justice society was
in the spring than usual.
The dancing school which was organized
on the 10th of January at the hop house of
Keuben Wright by Prof. Crouse, is in a
flourishing condition, there being a mem
bership of ten. The committee appointed!
to carry on the school consists of James
Stehman, Mike Mulvey and Dea Wright. !
Dea Wright was chosen as general and
floor manager. The school meets every
Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock sharp.
A successful spelling school is being j
carried on every Wednesday evening at
Macksburg by their enterpresing and euer-1
getic teacher, L. J. Brooks. The school is
attended by several from this place.
Mr. Hteliman lost a fine horse a short
A tile factory is the subject of conversa
tion of late. An enterprise of this kind
would be a great benelit to a section as wet 1
and rich in agricultural products as this ,
one is, as every farm needs from one to five
hundred dollars worth of tiling. Fine !
material for tiles can be found in several
places here and the owners would give
special inducements to an undertaking of
The dance given at the residence of Jo
seph Hperhl lat Wednesday evening was
not very well attended owing to the lucleni
encv of the weather, the dancing school,
spelling school and protracted meeting on
the same evening.
Calven Jones, of Balem, was visiting his
sister, Mrs. White lust week.
Veal, live, ier lb 8
Veal, dressed, per in
Hams, ier lb
Lard 10 to 11
MOTOR LINE MKKTLN0.
The alliens nf Mullno Hurt the Ball Rolling
fur an Kleclrlc Line.
Mi'MSo, Jan. 21. Last night the citizens
ofMulino assembled In a motor line meet
ing at Grange hall. Dr. C'asto. of Cams,
was chosen chairman and C. E. Knotts,
secretary. After the question of the even
ing had been generally discussed and It was
found that the citizens greatly favored the
enterprise, a committee of five was chosen
I to hold meetings between the beginning,
Oregon City, and the terminus, lihoii
Springs. The committee consisting of C. T.
Howard, Win. Kellogg, J. J. Mallett, Dr.
Casto snd C. E. Knotts have arranged the
meetings as follows: Cams, January 2!, 7
P. M.; Molalla, January 30. 10 A. M.; Mar
niiam, January 31, 10 A. M.j Wllhoit
Springs, February 1, 10 A. M.
0. E. Knotts, Secretary.
In order to draw work whilo otitnido
work 18 dull owing to tho weather
Ixtrn - Low - Pricen
Will hi given on all carriage
and wagon work.
Davis, the Painter.
Shop back of Poih: iV Co.'h Htoro.
Call and see the lounges at II. h.
Holnian and you will see some good
ones which they ate selling almost at
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