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THE EXTEhTKlSE COKKKsrOMV
ENTX SWEEP THE FIELD.
Wdclln(f Rolls are Kinging- Literary
Mrttiug; and Election of OHIccrtt
Rkkmhii, Feb. H. We are certainly n
joying a great variety ol weather isilhina
few days mild and balmy one Jay, snow
to the depth ol three or four inches by the
following morning, which in turn rapidly
melu-d away before night Tall, and now we
are having a clear, cold spell. Each one has
bad a chance to enjoy his or her preference
in weather during the week.
Farmers are busy preparing for the spring
rush of work.
The unusual number of weddings in our
neighborhood lately and the generous treat
ment received by the serenading boys has
given them a desire to see the marriage epi--deroio
spread, and they are wistlully and
expectantly watching certain young couples
who are suspected of being the next matri
monial candidates. The last to treat the
musical youths were Mr. and Mrs. B. E.
Courtight, who invited the boys to partake
of delirious refreshments. The pie-loving
boys declare they had all the pie they could
eat for once.
Mr. and Mrs. Pillar have gone to Portland
for a stsy of several weeks.
Mr. ami Mrs. Tomlinson of Portland are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sprague.
John Hattoon is busy making improve
ments on his larm. He has bin it a half
mile of new fence and a hundred rods of
James Fullani is building a new barn.
Boy Ian A Campbell's hall is rapidly Hear
Frank Stone, after visiting a mouth or so
with relatives here, has returned to his em
ployment of railroad bridge building.
There is talk of organizing a Sunday
school at the Strickland school house.
A petition is being circulated for the es
tablhbiueiit of anew post office about two
miles from Redland poMnttice on the road
leafing to the fish hatchery, Mr. Malloy
to be postmaster.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Sprague gave a pleasant
party at their residence last Friday evening.
The literary society had a well attended
meeting last Saturday with an entertaining
program. A number of visitors were pres
ent, among whom we were pleased to note
Grandma'anis Sprague and Berky, it being
tnetr hrst attendance at the society. An
nnnsual nnnilwr of, well sung songs made a
pleasing feature of the meeting. Little Ella
Dempster's song, "Our Baby" (acted out
with Dolly in arms) deserves especial men
tion for bring so well and sweetly sung by a
tiny girl. Several amusingdialogues created
Jtreat meriment, while the recitations were
excellent, Claude Stone's splendid delivery
af " Custer's last Charge" deserving special
-commendation. Those receiving credit
marks were, Claude Stone, Edgar Dempster,
Evelyn and. El la Dempster, Maude Stone.
Olive Mosher, Irene and Mabel Johnson,
Lewis and Otis Boylan, Ezra and Hiram
Joh.ison, Frank and Tim Linn, Dan Mo
sher, Willie Stone, Lizzie Armstrong, Ma
Young, Etta Conner and Hattie Wilcox.
"The next qnestion to be discussed is, Re
solved, That public speakers have more in
fluence in moulding public opinion than
have public writers G. C. Campbell and G.
C. Armstrong affirmative and negative lead
ers. The election of officers resulted in the
unanimous re-election of W. M. Stone as
president, Frank I.inn was elected vice
president, G. C. Armstrong secretary, D. C.
Richardson assistant secretary. Mattie
Dempster treasurer, and Mrs. Wm. John
son editor of the Redland Star, with Misses
Dempster and Armstrong as assistants and
Misses Linn and Young as reporters. W.
H. Dempster was appointed sergeant-alarms.
games, nmsio and singing. Miss Kiln a re
ceived quite a number of presents.
There is to lie a grand masquerade hall on
the llth at the K. of I- hall at Highland.
All are expected to have a good time.
John Olson has sold SO acres of land with
the improvements on it for li.'Ju) to a Rus
sian family. Mr. Olson is going to stop
with a friend at Mountain Home until the
roads get better.
Mr. August Hottomiller is cutting cord
wood tor Sam Elmer lor !W cents a cord,
George I'arrish has returned from Yannlna
bav where be has been for some time.
Leonard Smith is building a house on his
land. Some say that his sister is to be
housekeeper for him. Who is it, l.eonard?
Fred Marshall is building an addition to
his barn. Aima.
Rousing Meeting of Republicans-ThejOrgaa-lie
the Banner Club of the County,
Oswxuo, Eeb. 9. On last evening, Feb
ruary 8. a large and enthusiastic meeting of
republican voters was held In Prosser's hall
pursuant to call of county committeman G,
W. Prosser, who was made temporary
chairman, and Robt. I. Pollock temporary
secretary. After the meeting was called to
order the Oswego Comet Band played "The
Red, White and Blue." The temporary
chairman then in a few well chosen remarks
stated the object of the meeting to be to or
ganize a republican club in this precinct.
The name Oswego Republican Club was
suggested and adopted. A permanent or
ganization was then effected. F. 1. Mintie
was elected permanent chairman audJ.C
Haines permanent secretary.
Sixty-one names were enrolled for a
starter. Mr. A. t. W heeler conducted the
! permanent officers to their stations. I'puii
taking the chair Mr. Mintie, alt.T thanking
the members of the club for the honor con
ferred upon him, proceeded to deliver a
Hamilton, inviting all to come out to Sun
Our new school house looks very nice and
the children are anxiously waiting for the
new Ml to be put in place when it will call
them to come, come I
Oil as. Rutherford is, I hear, going to teach
another term of school here, which will
make his third term In Viola.
Miss Minnie Walker who la attending
school in Portland, Is spending her vacation
of a few weeks with her parents, alter which
she will return to resume her studies.
Farmers are busy clearing and plowing
when the weather will permit, Mr. Hamil
ton is clearing and feurlng, as also is Mr,
Juhb on the adjoining farm.
Mrs. Robert Scott is getting ready to Join
her husband in Canada where he has been
for several months. Bt'ST II at.
Elliott Pkairis, Feb. IS The Cnlou
and Whisky Hill literary and debating soci
eties will meet at Cohlren's hall on Friday
evening, February 2S, in a Joint debate. The
question to be discussed is, " Resolved, That
a high protective tariff is a detriment to the
1'nited States.'' Much Interest is expected,
Amos Trover has been very sick with the
grip but at last accounts was slowly im
proving. D. W. Oglesby visited friends near Aurora
Mr, and Mrs. P. U Srhamel, of Marion
County, visited friends on the prairie Sun
day. One of Elton Coldren'a horses came very
near being killed a lew dnys ago by getting
Mrs. Jennie Parr, of Silverton, is visiting
friends and relatives on the Prairie.
School commenced at Monday with Mr.
Skirvin as teacher.
t'herry vllle Chips.
CnsRKYViLi.it. Feb. C. K. Uaty and
familv. from Portland, are viailihir friends
speecn inai was tun oi gooo. republican uoc-llI11, imive, vicinity.
trine. He pointed to the cold lurnace here j ,;,,), i,,rkr ,,, cmim.es very sick.
as a result of the labors of the tarill' tinkers nallj u,tv i still In poor health.
at Washington City, and closed by saying (5,0v Ware has retnrned from a trip to
that he firmly believed ttiat Oswego would K,stern Oreo.n and Washimrton and .late.
Mil DRY G
Boys' $1.50 and $2.00 Suits for 00c. and $1.00.
Good heavy Suits from $1.75 to $3.90.
Men's $5.00 Suits for $3.00.
Also a nice line of Black and Fancy-Worsted Suits for loss than it cost
to manufacture them one year ago.
Prints, Shirtings and Muslins cheaper than over before.
Highest Price Paid for Produce.
be the banner republican precinct in Clack
amas county next June. Mr. Miute was
frequently applauded during the delivery of
his stMHH'h- Stinrt slte.-cheswf.ri.liiaili.hv
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u. o, itees, a. r. vt neeier ana j. " . ' lug 10 work
A committee on finance, consisting of P.
B. Rees, K. L. Pollock and Wm. Pyer, was
appointed by the chair. The chair also ap
pointed a committee of three to canvass
the precinct and solicit republicans to join
the club, as follows: W. II. Welsh, G. W.
Prosser and Isaac Austin.
The regular meetings of the club will be
held on the first and third Saturday even
ings of each month in Prosser's hall
A vote of thanks was given the Oswego
cornet baud for the music they furnished.
Three cheers were then given for th Grand
Old Party and for the republican club of
Oswego, and then the meeting stood ad
journed. Thus it will be seen that we have started
out in full blast. It is hard to find a demo
crat in Oswego, and I think by election
time the few that are left will have been
converted, and that Oswego will roll up a
solid vote for the party of protection -the
party that protects the laborer as well as the
capitalist the party of right the Grand
Old Republican party.
J. C. Haines, Sec'y.
that times are very hard there.
It is snowing here today, but it melts
about aa fait as it falls. The nice weather
of last week made the farmers feel like uo-
pMttiug in their spring crops,
but now they are at blue as ever.
The people of this vicinity met yesterday
at the graveyard, (ailing the dead trees and
slashing brush which was much nettled as
must all die and have a place to lay our
bodies at. II, T.
IlAMCniOHST & COMPANY,
lfil Front Street, j HARDWARE I Portland, Oregon.
North weimro Agrlits for
DUmuuil, Lance OceHUnl Tutlletuoih
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The following is the list of letters remain
ing in the HJt office at Oregon City, Oregon,
Coe, Geo W
Erickson, F L
Franlx. S W
If called for state date when advertised.
E. M. RAN PS, P. M.
Smith, Mary M
Thomas, G I
Wol linger, Mrs Ella
Wood, J P
Preparing for Spring Work-Population In-
creasing A Pine Country.
Aa Accident In Deep Creek The Good Times
A-eomlng Loral Gossip.
Borisis,i Feb. II. Since I last wrote Irom
this place there has been very high water
out this way and two men undertook to
ford Deep creek with a horse and wagon
and both men and horse came very near
drowning. . It is not very likely they will
wenture in that stream again when the
waters are as high as they were then.
Last Sunday at the M. E. chapel, Mrs.
Wood addressed the children. A beautiful
program was well rendered by the children
and everybody was well pleased,
Rev. Wood and wife spent part of this
past week visiting in this vicinity.
The democrats out this way think when
congress and the senate adjourn they will
have good times and anticipate that every
thing will be on the free list, then good
times will begin and they expect to spend
their money which they have hoarded up.
The populists expect silver mines to be
plentiful then all over the county.
It seems good to see the sun shine once
In a while. Farmers can do but little as
yet toward getting their spring crop in.
Mr. White, of Damascus, has been very
low with the grip, and is not out of danger
Advent quarterly meeting held at the
chapel Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Vetsch is still improving, straighten
ing bis fences and putting them on the
J. H. Sutton is improving his ranch and
expects to put out an orchard in the spring,
He has over an acre of land cleared ready
for the plow. Look out girls when Sutton
gets his improvements made of course he
will want a liousekeeer. Ask'im. i
GARriELD, Feb. 10. The nights are clear
and cold. ,
Fall sown crops look well.
Spelling school last night at Irvin's school
house. Mr. Warner, of Currlnsville, and
Mr. Bell, of Eagle Creek, were present.
Born, to the wife of Win. Oat Held, a son;
to the wife of H. Anders, a girl ; to the wife
of G. Massy, a girl.
Hard times and bad roads are the first
things spoken of when two persons meet.
Nit only horses but men get stuck in the
mud the roads are so bad.
A surprise party was had at G. Krig
baum's a few nights ago.
Ely Surface is on the sick list.
We have a fine country up here. No fe
vers or chills. It is all that could be asked
for fruits, hops and grain. Any one looking
lor a good, cheap home will do well to come
and see this section of country before buy
ing. Pogs killed some sheep for John Palma
teer a few days ago.
Everybody is busy trying to get ready to
sow early. Jo Miller has sown some grain
the past week.
Samuel Hoffman has built an addition to
We have had only six inches of snow this
winter hut much rain.
Julius Ostrang got a limb from a tree on
his bead that came near killing him, while
John Porter bad the misfortune to get a
chunk of steel from a wedge in his leg
above the knee, causing him much pain.
M. Stingley is building a new picket fence
around his front yard.
Boms Oregon Flams Drop.
Washington, Feb. 12. The president
today sent a grist of appointment!) to the
senate. Among them were the follow
ing for Oregon and Washington :
John Barrett, of Portland, minister to
Siam ; Joseph S. Cooke, collector of cus
tom for the southern district.
Receivers of public moneys V. II.
Biggs, at The Dalles, anil Anthony A.
(.'owing at Burns.
Registers of land offices Thomas
Jonea at Burns, and William A. Welsh,
. i roller
Crescent Wedges (warranted.) B A S Proof Chains. Arcade Files. Hojk. CrcHoent to
Loggers and Wood Chopjiers SjieciaUies.
Oregon City Agent, WILSON A COOK
Hot aa Advertising Card
San Fbancisco, Feb. 13. Ex-President
Harrison writes that be will not preside
at the political ami economic congress to
be beld in conjunction with the mid
winter fair Neither will he addresa the
congress on the tariff question. In ex
planation of bis return be says that out
side of tug engagement to lecture at
Lei and Stanford, jr., university he will
not appear in public at any time during
bis visit to California.
Ci.arkks, Feb. 13, lMtf. John Kavser
made a Hying trip to Oregon City last Mon
day. G. W. Lee lost a line three-year-old colt
There was a fine hop in Mr.. Tinnerstet's
new bouse on Milk creek last Friday, and
quite a number from Clarkes attended.
There was a social gathering at Mr.
Jewell's last Sunday in honor of Miss Edna's
15th birthday, Quite a number were present
and an enjoyable time was bad in playing i
Vioi.a, Feb. 11. It has been some time
since we have had any correspondence from
Viola. To let yon know that tlia people are
still living here this is written, although the
roads are in such a condition that thev
could not get out of here if they wanted to.
I for one sincerely hope that those who took
such an interest and helped do so much to
ward our plank road last Hummer, will do
their best toward completing the road to the
top of the bill before another winter, and I
think there will be no difficulty if the people
on the hill will put in the time they all sub
scribed. We had an entertainment at the church
on the evening of February first. The pro
gram consisted of instrumental and vocal
music, readings, recitations, and a march
ing song by the children which was much
enjoyed by all. When the program wss
half over a splendid supper was spread with
hot tea and coffee, to which all did ample
justice. The program was then proceeded
with accompanied with remarks by Rev.
Mr.Sylvanus and our superintendent, Mr.
A Little Deceiver.
It cannot be called little fraud, as it
is of too great value and is not to blame
for being misused.
Vick'g New Branching Aster when cut
resembles the chrysanthemum so closely
that only experts can tell the difference
and aa it cornea into flowering six weeks
before the "mums," and at a time when
flowers are scarce, it is great tempta
tion to the florist to sell these Asters for
"mums." The Branching Aster can be
easily grown out doors, and the seeds
cost only 25 cents per packet, so that
every person who has a foot of ground
can enjoy a grand treat for almost noth
ing. If you want honest goods send 10 cents
to James Vick's nones, Korchester. N. Y.
for Floral Guide, it costs nothing, as the
10 cents may be deducted from, the first
HARK FT REPORT.
Below Is given the Oregon City Market
ReHrt. corrected Jan. 1, from quotations
furnished the Eihtkhi-kisk by local mer
Wheat, valley, ler bushel Ill
Oats, x-r bushel .'VKit-'H
Oregon City Mills, Portland brand . . 2 00
Shorts, ir ton. Ill (l
Uran HI no
Clover hav, baled
Timothy hay, baled 12 to 1.1 Of
Potatoes, rsark m
Apples, green, per box 40 to 50
Apples, dried, per lb Mo 7
Chickens 2 00 to 4 00
Butter, r lb Z't
Eggs, per dox Iff
Honey, per lb
Prunes, dried S toll
Plums, " ft
Beef, live, perlb 22
Beef, dressed 4S
Mutton, dve, per head 1 7.182 00
Pork, live per lb 4
Pork, dressed, per lb 0
Veal. live, per lb 3
Veal, dressed, r lb... llafl
llama, er lb 12
Lard 10 to II
I BALD MEADS!
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hides appearance? Docs It fall out when combed or1
brushed? Is it full of dandruff? Docs ynurikalp Itch? !
I it dry or In a hcetcd condition ? If these are aorre of
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Protracted Meeting at farm.
Cakus, Feb. 13. Evangelist Dryan and
others will begin a protracted meeting at
Graham's church, Wednesday evening,
February 14. Cai.i.a.
During the prevalence of the Orlnpo
the past season it was a noticeable fact
that those whodepenueu upon Dr. King's
New Discovery, not only had a apeody
recovery, but escaped all of the trouble
some after effects of the malady. This
remedy seems to have a peculiar power
in ellucting cures not only tn cases ot La
(irippe, hut In all Diseases of Jliroat,
Chest and Lungs, and has cured cases of
Asthma and Hay Fever of long standing,
Trv it and be convinced. It won't dis
appoint Free Trial Bottles at Geo. A.
The latest In visiting cards at the En
tkupkisk OKKtr.K. Prices to suit you.
In order to draw work whilo outside
work iH dull owing to tlm weather
Extra - Low Price
Will be given on all carriage
and wagon work.
Davis, the Painter.
Kliop back of Vom A Co.'u utoro.
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