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THE 'ENTERPRISE CORRESPONIK
ENT8 SWEEP THE FIELD.
Something of a Cjclone VMU Jihe
Southern Part of the I'ouiitjr Con
Kldorable Pumage Dour.
Molalla, July K Sonietliiiift of tor
natto ia.vcd over the southwest portion of
tliig l'p.or Molall precinct last Saturday
about 8 o'clock p. m accompanied with
torn He tbuiuler, lightning, bail and rain.
It force, however, must have been consid
erably exhausted before crossing the west
boundary line of township five. William
Jackson's hop house, Just finished, was
blown down. The roof was taken otT of
George Kedding s barn, exposing the hay to
pouring rain. Twenty acres of corn, beans
and beets were knocked into strings by hail
atones on A. H. Sliarer's farm. Considera
ble grain was flattened in the cyclonic path,
which elbowed south In sections 19 and 30,
sending many trees across the road. The
lightning struck Koadinaster Carter's tine
and killed the dog that had taken
refuge under the bouse. Molalla received
only a little sprinkle of the storm. The
thermometer stood at N deg. in a northeast
ahade at 1 :20 p. nt., while at 3 p. m. it Indi
cated M dcg.
The grain bugs are stdl with us, seem
ingly trying to suck the substance from the
tender grain. Those that can tlnd the
shade play the " survival of the fittest."
John P. Jordan has his house well under
way. It is 30x48 feet -22 foot posts. A Mr.
Robertson of Salem is the carpenter.
W. A. Shaver is building a barn and also
contemplates building a house this fall.
Henry Bagby is at home confined to his
bed with pneumonia, ile has been very
low for a week. Dr. Iavitt has the case
well under control now.
Albert Sawtell does not improve in health.
For several weeks he has been down with
E. A. Parker, city treasurer of Albany,
has been visiting with bis cousin, K. R.
Thomas, for a couple of weeks and recurns
to his home today.
The gold excitement on the south fork of
the Molalla river is still on, and the best of
it is the rock has got the " stutl" in sight,
sure pop this time.
The hay crop is quite good and much of
it is already in the mow.
Garfield. July 13. Grain looks well.
Some aje afraid the green aphis may hurt
it, but so far no barm has been done by it.
Where they were ttie thickest a week ago
they are dying from the sting of a small
parasite. Gardens look tine and potatoes
here can't be beat. Some have began hay
ins. Mr. Gnttman had a runaway yesterday.
The team with a load of hay ran away,
breaking the wagon up quite badly. The
wagon was a new one and belonged to W.
- Born, to Mrs. Lee Wills, a son, weight 9K
pounds. Lee and the baby doing well.
Prof. Warner gave a party to the young
iolks at the residence of James Surface.
All report a pleasant time.
An old lame panther is making itself
quite familiar in this neighborhood. It has
been seen by at least balf a dozen persons.
We hope some one will kill it soon.
Parties desiring a healthy, pleasant and
cheap home, with a good title and a level
gravel road to market, will do well to call
on Doc falniateer.
We are soon to have a store and post
office in our midst
Emerson Surface is to teach the Irvan
school this fall.
Mr. Barber and family spent the Fourth
with C. 8. Porter.
Ernest Hay lias gone east of the moun
tains. The young people gave him a pleas
ant party the eve of his departure.
J. W. Palmateer is quite poorly at pres
ent. Sandy Swipes.
Sakdy, July H. The weather of this
month has been extra good for the farmers
who bave been using ali of it for curing
hay of which large quantities are in
cock at present, and it turned out on the
average, good enough. Grain so far looks
very promising. The wheat and other
grains are not affected by the little green
insects of which so much complaint is being
made of late. Potatoes look extra good and
promise a heavy yield. Cultivating and
rowing is all done now.
F. A. Meinig has his big barn nearly fin
ished. He also contemplates building a
large new residence which no doubt will be
Grand preparations are being made by
the schools of Handy and surroundingcoun
try for a barbacue which tbey will have on
the 27th of this month.
The M. A Ross post and Logan camp of
8. of V. of Pleasant Home are also making
preparations for the reunion and picnic
which will take place in the grove near
Pleasant Home on August 18. A good tune
A great many people of Portland passed
through here the past week among them
members of the Alpine club to take part in
the celebration on top of Mount Hood on
July 19. It is said they will have a big
bonfire on Mount Hood the night of thelOtb.
The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Cook who
are living on Mr. Payne's place died last
Sunday and was buried Monday.
Sphisowateb, July 16. The bay crop,
which was heavy and of good quality, is
aafe in the barn.
The aphis is leaving the wheat, and it is
not thought that crops are hurt.
There was much heavy thunder here the
1Kb, with light showers, but not enough to
do much good. It was very warm on the
13th and 14th ; the thermometer reached 100
degrees in the shade and 120 in the sun
shine. While LewiB, son of Branch Tucker, was
mowing a few days ago his horses became
frightened, ran away, and did considerable
As Henry Palmateer, the saw mill man,
-was setting the gaage-pln that holds the
Jarge circular saw in place, the wrench
slipped and his hand was badly Injured by
coming in contact with the saw. l'r. Smith
dressed the wound.
Frank Uvermore. came near getting
drowned while switnmiiig in the mill pond
on the 14th instant. 1I was aelied with
Mrs. Mollte Stormer has sulVered for soma
time with something like a felon on her
l'rof. H. Hargreavea Is sutVering with
Mrs. Mary Shibley was thrown from her
horse while returning from church last Fri
day evening but not seriously hurt.
Mason Warnack and Jack Marra with
their families started on the fifteenth for
the coast to be gone a few days.
Th meetings that have beeti holding in
the Presbyterian churvh for aom time
closed on the evening of thebUli with many
Mr. Whitehead and family of East Tart
land have been visiting friends in this vicinity.
Harmony, July 17. Amos Clift, while
splitting posts the other day, met with a
very painlul accident. A piece of the steel
wedge flew off entering thecalfof his leg for
about three-fourths of an inch. He got It
out about three hours afterward, suffering
much pain while probing the wound with a
One of A. Kanne's teams had come Into
the Harmony road with a load of hay to
drive a short distance to one of his barns
down the road. At a slight siding in the
road one half of the hay slid off. The driver
let go the lines on his Journey to the ground.
Whereupon the horses became frightened
and ran away. They were stopped at Clack
amas, two and one half miles distant. Not
withstanding the road being rough, and a
bluff to round, the remainder of the hay
stayed on the wagon, and no more damage
was done than the delay in getting back to
the field again.
Mrs. L. A. Reed, of Junction Citj, is pay
ing a visit to her brother, K. Hall and fam-
Rev, Bittner. of Portland, preached to a
large audience Friday evening.
William Millard, who is spending a few
months on the Columbia river near the
Cascades, was viisiting his parents here last
C. M. Colsom, who has been attending the
Seattle Seminary at Ross, Washington, has
Just arrived here to spend his vacation with
relatives and friends.
John Wise, while on his way to Portland
last week, had his buggy smashed by an elec
tric car. He was on the track ahead of
the car and dtd not bear it. He was not
Stafkord, July 16. A heavy thunder
shower broke over us Saturday evening
about 7 o'clock and lasted for at least half
an hour, Although it soaked the top of
some of the hay that was yet to be hauled,
the benefit derived more than oflsel all the
damages sustained, as corn, potatoes and
most garden truck was sadly in nel ot
some moisture after having a couple ot
weeks of hot weather.
Rev. Kliewer and family have vacated the
parsonage and moved to Salem where tbey
intend to make it their future home.
Mr. G. ReutterJ has been elected as presi
dent of IheYoung Peoples' society held in
the church and presided over the meeting
for the first time on last Friday night.
It is Wm. Schatz that grins this time as
as well as Johnnie Schiewe.as both bave been
presented lately with a namesake.
John Schlewe has begun to frame a house
over Robert Biehle's cistern. It will be
Hazelnuts are very scarce this season.
John Q. and Don Gage and Master Earl
Sweek start for Uestucca tomorrow. They
will probably be gone about three weeks.
They go heavily armed with Armstorg
mowers and forks intending to store away
some hay while there. Wa Usa.
WiLi-SBtJEo, July 16. The butcher at this
place had a lively time last Fndav while
killing a steer. It took four men, sixteen
boys, two dogs, and five shots from a gun to
Alfred Luelling's team ran away with the
power yesterday and tore it up in bad shape.
Wm. Wills is enlarging his barn with an
addition of twenty feet on the end.
A number of families of the burg are go
ing to Mount Hood and vicinity the first of
August, among them being the writer.
W. A. Campbell and wile and a Sunday
school class of eight girls will go to the
hatchery on the Clackamas river Thursday
morning and return Friday evening. We
wish them a pleasant and merry trip and a
whole load of fun.
I see an item from Oregon City dated
July 15, beaded "Cross Heard From or the i
Dam Question." The dam at the mouth of
Johnson creek at Milwaukee is a d n nui
sance, and there is strong talk that if the
county won't do any thing some one is
likely to fix it, as powder is cheap. If this
dam was out the people living on this creek
for twenty miles up could get all the fish
they need for home consumption. The Me
Guires should do something and do it soon.
Claukes, July 16. A singing school has
been organized to be held in the German
chuich every Friday evening with A. D. E.
Elmer as teacher. He is well qualified for
the position, and offers to instruct all who
come free of charge, as he says, for the im
provement of the singing in this neighbor
hood. Andrew Stout of Yaquina Bay is here on
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Grace are going to the
coast to be absent about a month. A. Fair
clough is to be storekeeper in Mr. Grace's
L. Stout's folks, Mr. Tinnerstet's and
Johnny Gard will start to Yaquina Bay In a
few days to be gone two weeks.
The Highland nine played against the
Maple Lane nine last Sunday, the High
landers taking Die game three to one.
There is to be a picnic at the picnic
grounds near the Butte at Highland the
first Saturday in August.
A Roy Drowned In the Molalla-Saw Mill and
Can hy, Or., July 17. taut Saturday after
noon a lot of Canhy boys wont in bathing
In the Molalla river, when a son of Mr.
Neihert, about thirteen veara old, went In
too far and got beyond his depth and as he
could not swim lie was carried down with
the strong current and drowned, His body
was recovered soon after and ha was buried
at New Era in the Catholic cemetery Inst
Last evening the young folk of Canhy
gave a surprise to 1 Rogers, (juitea num
ber met there with their baskets well filled
with good things to eat. Tbey report a good
time In social chat, games, etc., until mid
night, when all went home well pleased.
Judge A. K. Wait, of Portland, who used
to live near here on a larm, was in Canhy
last Saturday. He walked over to his farm
and hack. Mr. Wait is quite an active man
for his age, being now about eighty-two
The directors ol this school district have
bought seven large maps for the school.
These maps are made ol a hard white suit
stance, smooth as glass, and being raised,
show the comparative height of hills, moun
tains, highlands, etc. They are a line ad
dition to the school apparatus.
The many friends of Mrs. Eva Ilanlord
formerly Miss Eva Wait, of this place, will
be pained to hear of her death at her home
Millard I.ee rode to Spriiignnter and back
onjhis bicycle onej day last week. By lhe
way, Millard is quite proud over the t'lulo
he won in the bicycle race at Oregon City,
and well he may, fur it Is a very line medal,
and well worth the ell'.irt he made to w in tt.
Last week two lainilies with lour mule
teams passed through town from Walla
Walla to Salem. They roort very hard
times in Washington, ijiiile a niiiuler
have their Inst year's crop of wheat on
hand, which they cannot sell for cen 1.1
cents per bushel.
The hop crop on this prairie looks line,
parties expecting a large crop. We hear
the hop association baa Hxed the price for
picking at 30 cents per box.
J. Wilson, the carnter, is building a
fine house for Mr. Slurps on his land
which he bought of Mr. Wolgaiuot. It
will be an ornament to Canhy when com
pleted. F. Hampton has plowed under quite a
lot of his strawberries.
Several teams are hauling cord wood for
the railroad company.
Henry Knight traded horses last week;
he thinks he got the best of the trade.
Osweuo, July 18. Miss Ilessie Evans has
an elocution class at Durhams Mill and Tu
alatin. It will be held at the residence of
Mrs. Ed. Knott of Purhams Mill.
Misses birdie Cusirk and MlheGans were
visiting their sister, Mrs. Willis, of Portland'
There are rumors of a brickyard starting '
A. W. Shipley represents Oswego In the
Journey of the Muzamas to Mount Hood.
He started last Sunday.
Several weddings are to take place here
next month. Cards are out announcing
the wedding of Miws Edna Piatt and Mr.
M orris McGrath, both of this place, July
We noticed in the Enterprise last week
that 8. C. Kaker helped to rob a Chinaman.
It was a mistake. It was Mort Edwards
who tried to steal and 8. C. linker who look
him to Oregon City.
The teachers elected for the following
school term at Oswego are C. W. Jones,
principal, and Norma Fox and Mary Hick
The Reading Room club gave a delightful
pcinic Sunday in the grove on the east side
of the river. Every one had a good time.
Beaver Creek Breezes.
Reaver Creek, July 1(1. The threatened
shower on Saturday evening alarmed the
farmers whose hay was in the field; but
luckily it passed over and no damage was
Edward Hughes had the misfortune t o
injure himself quite severely the other day.
He fell in such a manner as to break one of
his ribs. He is recovering under the care of
Rev. McKinley, of Scllwood, preached at
the Presbyterian church at this place last
Sabbath. The congregation was much
plsased with him.
Mr. Chevchick, the New Era miller, was
In this neighborhood last week trying to
Master Ray and little Beth Cooper, ot
Carus, spent last week with their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rowen.
Carus, July 17. The burning of McCord's
mill, which took place last Saturday morn
ing about 2:30 A. M., occasioned serious loss
to all interested parties. It is rumored
that Mr. McCord intends to rebuild immedi
ately and expects in a short time to have
his mill in complete running order.
Last Sabbath a number of our citizens
attended the Spiritual camp meeting now
in session at New Era.
Miss Blanche Beatrice McCord and her
brother Melvin, of Oregon City, were guests
of Mrs. M. E. London lust Sabbath.
Iewis May and family spent a few days
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W.May,
The delayed mall is pouring in upon us
at last, much to our good cheer and the per
plexity of the mail carrier.
Wii.hoit, July 17. On last Friday Scott
Carter succeeded in killing a very large
wildcat. The varmint had killed one of
bis lambs near the house and was in the
act of dragging it away when discovered.
Homer Bungan and George Kaylor re
turned Saturday from Ogle creek and report
finding some gold, but are not satisfied that
it is in sufficient quantities to pay.
Mrs. L. A. Bleakney left for Portland on
Sunday to visit friends.
We near that our esteemed friends, Geo.
Kaylor and E. O. Russell, are going to start
in about a week for the Okanogan country
over in Washington.
Albert Crossen, late from Kansas, has
purchased of H. M. Holdwick his farm one
mile from the Springs.
CLOTS O DRY COS
Boys' $1.50 and $2.00 Suits for 00c. and $1.00.
Good heavy Suits from $1.75 to $3.00.
Men's $5.00 Suit fors $3.00.
Also a nico lino of Black and Fancy Worsted Suits for loss than it cost
to manufacture them one year ago.
Prints, Shirtings and Muslins cheaper than ovor hoforo.
Highest Price Paid for Produce
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Crescent Wedges (warranted.) II & S Proof Chains. Arcado Filet. Hoje. Crescent Neo
Loggers and Wood Choppers Sjn'cialties.
Oregon City Agent, - WILSON A COOK
STR. SARAH DIXON,
GEO. M SHAVER, Master,
Will leave Portland foot of Mad
ison street Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays, at 6 o'clock A. M. for
Clatskanie & Way Landings.
Returning tho steamer will pass
Oak point at 4:15; Raincr, ( : CM ;
Kalama, (5:45; St. Helens, 8:00 A.
M., on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Tho company reserves tho right
to change time without notice.
For freight or passenger rates
apply to dock clerk at Portland, foot
Washington St.,or on board steamer.
This is the nearest and most di
rect route to the Nchalcm valley.
River Route, via.
Joseph Kellogg Trans. Co.
STR. JOSEPH KELLOGG loaves
Kelso Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, at 6 A. M. Leaves Port
land, Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday at 7 A. M.
STR. NORTHWEST Leaves Port
land Monday, Wednesday and
Friday for Kelso and Upper Cow
litz river points, returning the
This is tho only direct route to
reach all Cowlitz river points.
' WM. R. HOLMAN, Agent.
Taylor Street Dock, Portland, Or.
TUAMTW GRANGE, MO. Ill, P. of If,
Meptu Innt Hat unlay ol each month nt their
ball In WlUonvlile. K. it. Henry,
Mihh Bkiu Sharp, Bec'f. Manor.
OREGON CITV HOSE CO.. No t
Regular meeting third Tuewlay of each
month at 7:80 P.M. J. D Huhnri Proa.
U.S. Strasoi, Sec. S, NxrzuKR, F rm.
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