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Oregon City tntcrprisc.
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Utm. K. Ilnrinli
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M. I.. Mmir
J, I.'. Ilrmlli'f
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II. I. Ilnllliall
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:.mk t Courts,
To Meet Hit Times.
Tim Kiiliwrliilliiii prlre for tlm Kntkk
viiihk liu Immmi rciliiciol to $1.50 ir vinr;
in'Vi'iily-llv trnnlii fur six montlm.
Thin low prim In iniuln In order l itct
tint IihI mi runli Inula iiin linlni'd nil
nuliwrilH'rH to pny up, ami si'litlly to
prevent ileml lii'ula (rum lukiiiK (lie
pitlHT mul not piiyliiK (or it liy renmin ol
their Im'Imk law irMi(. Itetlureil price
will only coiiiiniMirii w ith iliilnul renewal.
I'lil" iiiiiki-H Ihii I'.NrKHrfimt tlm rlieui
hI puimr hi Clarlunin roiitily eijilil
j'tik'i'" ull Iioiiiu )iriiit mi'l (nil ol live
CHAT ABOUT TOWN.
Twin lroiitm MiihIi (or tircnk (hhI Ik
delirious. K. K. William, tli (inx cr.
For real liwruMlna In wall paper. k to
KreeUini A Co., 'M AMor ilreet, Tort
' Intnl. If
(Ji'O, llrutiuliton In having tlm conrrvto
walk repaired In (runt of liin residence on
Kulwrt lloolmi, o( (irsss Valley, was.
In tlila city Haturdajr, disHiii( ol a
1nd o( llorseH.
Try una til our Mciutly cured liain.
iWa not Unto of Hinoko.
K. K. Williams, tli (inx cr.
f rcytan't itlery It not excelled liy liny
on tlm market. Try it. Ilia vounUblu
waKon U'H't to all pitits ol tlm city,
If your watch or cluck need repairing
take tliem'to Ituunelster A Aiidreseii.
Tliey guarantee all their work.
Willamette. HtiU'kuli I.imIkh will here
after meet on tlm (tecum I ami fourth Fri
day evening o( each iiionlli inatiail of
You w ill aiMin wish to rimKr your
house or several ol tlm rooiua. K . I..
1 r.ilnmn li.ta just put In a flnu assortment
o( ne w styles.
Otto OUen will auon vacate tlm Iioum
lie now octuple on tlm corner ul Thir
teenth and Main and move into til own
liomo al Willamette Fall.
II. It. Ilcintxe, of Multnomah county,
and Alice ('rich, ol Clackamas county,
wre marriiid luat Saturday by J nut ice
Dixon, at hit olllce In Ihl city.
Poyou travel? Are you a thinner?
The"ltand McNally Railway Guide and
Hand-Hook" contain all xrlineiit in
formution. Ask your newsdealer.
Dm llii key A lliekcy will Inhere
Friday and Saturday of each twk at
Koom 0, Klectilu hotel. Hume olllce
117 and UH. IVkuui block, I'urlland.
II, T. Kladnn, whom) card appear
lavwhire in the Kntkiii'Hihk 1 one of
Oregon City' most capahlu young men
and any busincsa Instincted tu hi rare
will he promptly and elllriently executed.
The Kustern Star chapter of thia city
had a very large attendance at tlmir
laat meeliiiK. iK-ree work iexHcted
at their next meeliim Tuemlay evening,
Hpt. L'.'i. and a (ull attendance ii de
aired. Hcv. T. McClelland, I). I)., president
of Pacific 1'nKereity, Foreat (irove, will
reacli at the Coin;r(KHt ioniil church
next Sunday morning. In the evening
the paxtor wilUix'iik on, "Dm- It Tay to
io to College ?"
The Oretmn City laundry ha turned
over their hiinineH to the Portland
Laundrv Co., with II, It. Shannon as
atfent with olllce at F'uniHworth'a harder
ahop. Hundlea will liecMlled (or and
I.011K eyeniiiKH aro now at hand and
new him pa will bo needed. Nothing
checra a homo more than brightly lighted
rooiua. See llellomy A Buach, They
have juat got the largent assortment of
lamp ever brought to Oregon City.
1'rieoH to ult your purao,
D. H. Hoe A Co., the new Oregon City
merchant, make their introduction thia
week to the public through the columna
of the F.ntkhi'Hhihk. .They have the good
and the energy and accommodation to
guarantee a iuccph o( their vent lire In
Mr. C II. Alherlaon, of Portland, ha
rented the house on Main between Thir
teenth anil Fourteenth Btreels belonging
to Hon, L. T. Itarin, and i having vari
on Improvements, made with the i men
tion of opening a private boarding house.
He intend to open about the first ol
A runaway team belonging to Mayor
Straight was the cause of a lively scene
on Main street last Saturday, by upset
ting the wagon 4(id throwing the driver
and contents Into the street. After run
ning (or six blocks the horses were
8topHid before any sorious damago waB
, Hon. Owen Wado has boon nominated
liy the republicans of Napa county, Cul.,
lor state senator at the recent conven
tion held in that count v. Mr. Wado was a
former resident o( this city and among
other Kj;tiona held that of register In the
land olllce here. The host of friends he
has among the old settlors here are
pleased to hear of the new honors that
have been conferred on him.
IMM STIM Al, ROT KM.
Him I Itllclnir Dun la (Mrguii I
the llnllilhig I, Inc.
The collugo being hull ton the corner of
Niimlh and Van Huron street (or How
ell brother I now no (ar completed a
to bo ready for the painter.
Win. A Id r I-Ii has ust completed hi
cottage at tlm head of Seventh at reel, It
will be occupied by Deputy Hlici 111 Na
The Oregon City Saah A Door Factoiy
wore delivering the mill work Monday
to Wlllamotle Full (or the Cajien Nhoo
Co, 'a building.
Willamette Fall la to have It llrat
tore shortly, J. J'alilort having let the
contract to Jones A 1'eckovor (or the con
struction of a two story Iraum building.
It will Ihi on Ninth street adjoining thu
electric car line. The upper story will
ho titled up for a public hall while the
lower atory will be occupied by Mr,
Ilaldurl, lio will ut the eailioat date
possible put In a stx k of general mer
chandise and will doiihlhwa build up a
gixsl trude In thai thriving addition to
Thu cottage of (). F Oisen, head elec
trician in tlm P. (. K. Co.' mat ion "A"
under course of erection at Willamette
Fallal rapidly Hearing completion. It
will be supplied with hot and cold water
ami oilier convenience uud will lie one
oil he most attractive and comfortable
resilience in Oregon City.
Kx-Sheiiir (ianong will hare one of
of the most comfortable residence in
the vicinity of Oregon City when the
improvement now being made on his
residence are completed He la having
quite a Inige addition built on and the
house entirely remodeled to put all in
The Kxcolsior company of this city
ahipped a car load of excelsior to IO
Augele last week. The company is
receiving a large amount of cotton wood
by rail from up the valley and Supl. A.
W. Howard was out on the Molalla the
llrat of the week making other wood
Capt. Win. Smith, of Park Place, bus
just completed and la preparing to oc
cupy hia new residence at that place.
It Is a nine-room two-story house with
basement, all llnely finished. It presents
a very lino apKarauce which will add
much to the look ol Park Place.
White Ilros. are preparing the plans
(or an eleven-room cottage (or A. W.
Nchwan, to be erected In Willamette
Falls. It will bo one of the moat at
tractive looking house iu that part of
Work Is being pushed at a rapid rate
on the building for the Capon shoe
factory. Murray A Morrison, the con
tractors, have a largo force of carbiniers
at work and have the frame work up and
nearly enclosed. It I xecled the
building will be completed in two weeks.
The machinery consisting of throe car
loada is expected to arrive bore some
time next week, when the work of set
ting il and of insulating the electric
motor for power will be crowded right
along. The factory is located at the
intersection of Twelfth street with the
electric lino In Willamette Falls and ia
moat advantageously situated both (or
handling tho freight aa well as to the
homes of the Oa;rators.
Jno. Kolley has completed hia neat
one-story cotlairo at Green Point and
moved Into it the first of last week.
J, M. Taylor hai bought the home of
Arnold Uregeraun at Green Point and ia
adding two mure rooms and a front
porch. Mr. Taylor will occupy it when
Henry Vondorahe lias a I'.HH) coltago
under way In the eastern part of the city
and when completed will present a very
A.T. Howland, of Mt. Pleasant, is
hauling brick (ur a largo cellar to be
erected under his house.
The bids wore ohmhh! and the contract
awarded Tuesday for the construction of
a seyeu-room cottago which Itov. G. Win.
Uiboney will have erected on Jefloraun
street just back of the Presbyterian
church. The following is a list
of tho bids submitted : White Bros,
$tiH4. A. W. France and T. S. Lawrence
714. G. II. II. Miller and Bon Barclay
$815, K.C. Scott f.r)iit), Geo. Zinaerling
$314, Baxter Bros. $ii:!4, John Horn $045,
Hurley Wishart $01 1). Owing to an
error In the lowest bidder's figures the
contract has not as yot been awarded.
James Currin has a six-room cottage
well under way on Molalla avenue, and
will have it completed shortly. D. G.
Frost has charge of the work.
Wishart A Horn are building a one
story house at the head of Seventh street
M. L. Lewis laid the foundation this
week for a cottage on the west Bide. It
will contain six rooms and be a comfort
able littlo homo.
Jai. Koako, proprietor ol the Oregon
City Iron Works, has been making some
substantial improvements of late on his
works. He has put in a railroad track
from the dock on the rivor to bis shop
and put in a traveling crane capablo of
currying 20,000 pounds to transfer ma
terial from the car to the shop. The car
is hauled tip by a Htcel cable operated
from the engino in the shops. He has
also rolinod the cupola and enlarged
the moulding facilities in the costing
department. Mr, Ronke has been at
work for some day planing tlm girder
for tlm now electric station. An tlicv
weigh il.tXH) pound a niece It is no
small Job. Tho Oregon Cily Iron Works
Is an establishment thut is a credit to
our city and Mr. ltouk is to bo com
mended lor the confidence be bus In
Oregon City's future growth to put in so
extensive a plant,
V., E. Chnrman is having that purt of
Ninth street adjoining his residence
prorly graded down to the proper level
I and will have it graveled in gtxxl shape.
Such public spirit Is to be commended
as tlii work w ill greatly add to the uppesr
ance of the street as well as be a perma
nent Improvement to the town.
The liandHonm residence ol L. G. Gur
net!, manager o( the Willamette Pulp A
Paper Co. 'a mill, is rapidly nearimr
completion. It will contain ton rooms
and has all the conveniences of the moit
comfortable of modern dwelling. The
lower floors will bo ol hard-wood, waxed
and polished, and the Inside finishing of
curly maple and oak, finished in oil.
Tho total cost of tho building w ill be
about $5,000. The location Is ono of the
most sightly in tlm city and commands a
fine view of the falls, factories and main
part of the city.
Prcnaration (or the erection of the
Barclay block on the corner tit Main and
Seventh streets I being actively made.
Tlm grading and excavation are )eii g
done bv Sam Godfrey, Joe and F.d Bat
dorf ami Henry Gilbert, alio sdcd on
the job and are doing the work for 1 2 1 a
cents per square yard. The earth re
moved will bo used to fill up the lower
end of the lot on Water stieet. That
part of Seventh street adj'-ining the lot
will Degrades down to a level with Main
street, W. A. Tompkins, one of the
architects, came up from Portland Thurs
day and as busy at the hour the Kntkk
pkihk went to press looking over the
bids. The award will probably be made
Saturday or Monday. The brick and
carieiiler work will be lot in separate
The work ol rebuilding and adding to
the Presbyterian church is lieing pushed.
The addition put on will give an audito
rium 40x110 and a session room 11x11
(oet. The 1 oof of the old building has
la-en raised so as to conform to the new
part, thus giving the building an impos
ing ap'araiino and at the same ti ne
adding lo the comfort of the auditorium
by making the ceiling a good height.
The building w ill be lighted by electricity.
It will be a handsome edifice when com
pleted and reflects credit on While Bros,
the architects. Contractor Scott evpecta
to have it completed and ready for occu
pancy by the first of Octolier. The total
cost of the improvement will be over
$1000. The Presbyterian people with
their pastor, Key, G. W. Giboi.ey are to
be congratulated on the proK rity of
their church and their efforts to keep
pace with the growth o( Oregon City.
The brick foundation f-r the addition
to the Baptist church was completed last
Saturday bv the contractor, P. G. Wells.
Monday G. It. II. Miller, who bas the
' j con 1 1 act (or the wood work, and who, by
the way, built the old Baptist church in
1872, commenced with a force of men
at the erection of the addition and
of the remodeling of the old building.
The addition is to be put on the north
aide of the present building and will give
the church the shape of an L. In the
angle of the building a vestibule will be
built containing an entrance to the lecture
room and a stalrwav both to the base
ment and auditorium above. The
present belfry will tie removed and a
handsomo tower 84 toot high will be
built on the corner of the old building
next to Ninth street. In the tower
will be another entrance to both
the lecture room and auditorium.
The basement will contain the furnace
and wood room and a nicely furnished
uentlemen's toilet. The first floor will
contain a lecture room 4.1x50 feet with
sliding partitions (or Sunday school
purpewe. On this floor will be a kitchen
provided with all necessaries for giving
socials and a ladies dressing room. The
second story will contain the auditorium
411x55 feet and two class rooms and the
baptistry. The pulpit will be situated
in the middle of the back side and tho
seats will he arranged in a semi-circle.
In the tower on this floor will be a study
for the pastor 12x1.1 foot. A ball and
cloak room 10!ix20 will connect the
stairway in the tower with the one in the
vestibule, and from which the entrances
to the auditorium will be. The building
will be lighted throughout with electri
city and will be one of the best arranged
and most comfortable church edifices In
Oregon City, and reflects credit on the
architects, White Bros. The total cost wiil
about $8000 and our Baptist friends will be
ablo to boast of one of the handsomest
churches In the statu.
Notice is hereby given that the firm of
Maple. A Kay, general blacksmiths, has
been dissolved. The business will be
continued by Mr. Maple, who will
assume all obligations of the late firm.
W. 8. Maplk,
F. II. Ray.
Obkoon City. Sept. 10, 1804.
Brick t Brick II
Jus. Hammett, o( Newberg, will de
liver brick to any part of Oregon City in
large or small quantities at the lowest
price. First class brick guaranteed.
Write lor terms.
Among the (armors who were In town
Monday was J. 8. Gill of Logan, Mr.
Gill Is a farmer of progressive ideas and
believes In putting them into practice.
He Is diversifying the crop on his farm to
a great an extent aa possible and lias
now added buckw heat to his productions.
He raised a number ol bushel ol that
grain this season of extra fine quality.
Before marketing be took it to the Viola
(louring mills, the millers of which
are said to be exa:rts In the
handling ol buckwheat, and had it
ground Into flour. On bringing
it to Oregon City he bad no difficulty in
finding a market, K. K, Williams, the
grocer, taking all be bad at a price that
realized a good profit to Mr. Gill . When
more of our farmers diversify their crops
there will lw less giowling about fann
ing not paying.
Last Tuesday evening J. W. Noble re
ceived word that his wife's brother,
Sherman Ford, of Sherwood, was very
sick and dying. Mrs. Noble at tlm time
was visiting with relative near Mar
ipiam and to get her home and to the
bedside of her brother was the t.it-k for
Mr. Noble to perform. He immedi
ately bitched up bis buggy and drove to
where she was that night, making
the round trip of forty-two miles b? day
light when they arrived back in Oregon
Cilv and changed teams and left at once
; (or Sbei wood, a drive of twelve miles.
On their arrival at Mr Ford's home
they found him slightly better with fair
prospects o( recovering from a very
severe attaek of typhoid lever. Mr. and
Mr Noble arrived back in the city
The September Midland Monthly
(Pes Mi-iui-; comes laden with good
things. Klaine Goodale Rastmau, ihe
poet, whose career among the Indiana is
itself a romance, has an intensely in
teresting story, "A Hasty Conclusion."
Director haire, of the Weather Service,
answers the conundrum, "Do Battles
Bring Itaia?" Mr. McCown's "Mis
understood Man" is Processor Herron,
o( Grinnell, whom Governor Crouse
attacked at the Nebraska Chautauqua.
"Cycling in the Hockies" will interest
sll cyclists and would-be cyclists. "A
Typical Midland Convention" will in
terest all. Dozens ol portraits and
many fine views enrich the number.
Among the new contributors are Fdla
Hamilton Durlev, of the Des Moines
News, and Julien Richards, of the
W. L. Hankins, a younuer hrrther of
T. B, Hankins, while working with their
steam wood saw last Friday met with
a severe accident and came near loosing
his right hand.. He was passing wood
to the sawyer when some of the sticks
tumbled down knocking him against the
saw which penetrated his band just
back of the knuckle of the little finger
completely severing the bone and cutting
the hack of the hand nearly to the bones
of the other fingers. Dr. Powell dressed
the wound and has every hope of saving
the finger though possibly with a stiff
Henry Nochau, who for the past year
has been living in Wasco county came
home last week tor a visit. He is
greatly improved in health and expects
to return to Oregon City another year to
reside. The wheat crop he states to be
enormous in that part of the state but the
farmer can only realize about 30 cents on
the bushel after hauling it to market
many of them from a distance of thirty to
fifty miles. The stock' market has also
gonen up, horses being sold for what
purchasers are disposed to give.
One wheelman towing another was a
novel sight witnessed on Main street
Sunday. A paity of wheelmen had
ridden up from Portland and one of them
bad broke a pedel off his wheel thus
disabling it bo that be could not keep up
with the others. Rather than leave
him behind one of his companions pro
enred a rope and rigged up a tow line
and towed Ihe cripple along as though
that was a part of the day's siort.
Dr. Hickey, whose olllce is in Char
man Bros.' block, is having most flatter
ing success in his dental work. He is
building up a practice far in excess of
bis expectations and is rapidly making
friends by bis thorough work and reason
able price. With so skillful a dentist as
he is in our town there is no occasion
to go to Portland for that class ol work.
A. 8. Pence, formerly night agent for
the Southern Pacific at this place, was
recently married to a Miss Applegate of
Eugene, and has been given the position
of agent at Drains. His bride is said to
be a very estimable lady and one of Eu
gene's best, and his many friends in
Oregon City congratulate Mr. Pence both
on his successful matrimonial venture
snd his merited promotion.
The firm of Maple A Ray has been dis
solved, Mr. Ray having retired. Mr.
Maple will continue to make the anvil
ring at the old stand, while Mr. Kay
lias taken a position with the P. G. E.
Co. on their new station.
Ur. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Highest Award.
E KE1.LOUO SCHOOL OK PRESS
I 1 cull
ttlui.W Morrison St. Pnrlanil.Or.
Lessons ara uut limited. Kach scholar
can bring In a dress and It taught to Cut
Haste ami Clulah complete Patterns out
loonier warranted. Cutting- and rlttlu a
specialty. Orders for accordiou Plaltiug
will receive prompt atteuilon.
B. K. HVDS, Uen. Agent.
202, 204. 200, 208,
STOCK -:- NOW
The parjiose of this "Ad" is to inform our out-of-town patron that we bav
stocked all departments ol our establishment to the top notch , an.l we are In better
position than ever to serve your interests, All ol our purchase have been made
(or this season subject to the new tariff, and we own our goods at the lowest possi
ble price that cash would buy then). It will pay you well to make a trip to Port
land for your (all supplies. IF YOU CANNOT COME, WRITE US FOR SAM
PLES AND PRICES. Goods purchased of u through our mail order department
that are not satisfactory in every way can be returned and money will be refunded.
DRESS GOODS We have a magnificent assortment of both domestic and
foreign dress fabrics. A line of all wool goods, 50 inches wide, at 50c. and 75c.
per yard are among tlm attractive things. 5 yards of these goods make a dress (or
a large person even. This same class o( goods would cost you double the price a
few years ago.
LADIES' CLOAKS We have over (our hundred distinct styles of cloak and
capes (or you to select (rom, prices ranging from $2 .50 (0 loO per garment. Three
tiiarter coats will be the favorite garment for top wear with the ladie thu season.
Lo not (orget the misses' and children's cloak.
MILLINERY AH the new styles are now in and we are prepared to execute
your order on short notice.
HOSIERY We have an immense stock of Ladies'. Misses' and Children's
Hosiery, including silk, lisle, cotton and wool. Our lines of wool hose are aoead
of anything we havs ever seen and prices are away down.
UNDERWEAR We are showing ODderwear (or Ladies and Children in both
flat and ribbed good. We carry lull lines in WHITE, NATURAL GRAY, SCAR
LET and BLACK; also a full assortment of LADIES' UNION SUITS and
SKIRTS and CORSETS Black aatteen skirts will be the favorite of all under
skirts lor the coming season we have them from 75c. to 3.00 each. We would
call your attention to the '"W. B." CORSET once more. This corset took the
highest award at the World's Fair in Chicago. It is made in SHOUT WAIST,
LONG WAIST and EXTRA LONG WAIST. We have them in Black or Drab;
prices range from $1 to $3 per pair.
DRESS TRIMMINGS We are showing the largest line of trimmings iu the
city. Jets, Colored Gimps and Braids, Etc.
GLOVES AND HANDKERCHIEFS When yon are ordering from us look
through your supply of these two useful articles and see il you do not need to
SHOES We have received over eight hundred cases of Ladies' and Qhil Jren'a
Shoes the past week, and are prepared to shoe you at bottom price- about time,
you know, (or you to be thinking of school ahoes for the young folks.
FOR MEN In our Men's Department we carry a full assortment of CLO'lIl
ING, FURNISHING GOODS, HATS & CAPS, BOOTS A SHOES. Our store ia
the piece your dollar will go the farthest.
FOR BOYS We can fit out your boy from head to foot. Bring hint in and
see what we can do for you.
PRAGER BROS., Portland, Ore.
DK. E. C-BRO WX,
EYE AND EAR SCKGEON
Glasses Fitted and Furnished. 109 First 8treet,
pO YOU NEED.
Fine Dress Suit,
Qr Business Suit?
Now is the time to
place your order so
that you may have
it for fall wear.
Are agents for some
of the best Eastern
At a price never be
fore given. A fit
FULL STOCK OF
Ready Made Clothing
AND FURNISHING COODS.
Next Door to Po9toffice.
It la PUREST
It Is CHEAPEST
It is BEST
If Ion Art Not Satisfied Trot Homy Bus
Cumot Dtraa, Portland. Or.
6 and 8
DS D. 8. 8TRYKER, DENTIST. HAS RE
moved to Odd Fellows' temple 8. W. Cor. 1st
and Alder, Portland, Uref d.
PORTLAND ACADEM Y
pea Pepteuber if 4,
191 Eloventrx Street.
"V"ANTED Pnihln Canvasser of sood Ad
V dres. Liberal salary and expenses paid
weekly: Permanent position BROWN BK03.
CO., Nurserymen, Portland, Oregon.
A. W. SOHWAN,
Manufacturer ol all kinds ol
Tin, Seeet Iron and
Metal Roofing, Spouting, Fur-
nace "Work, Plumbing &
Shop near Southern Pacific Depot.
University of Oregon.
Next Session begins the 17th of
Tuition, Free. Board, $2.50 a
Five Courses: Classical, Scien
tific, Literary, English and Busi
The Boarding Hall for young
ladies and the Boarding Hall for
young gentlemen will be under the
personal supervision of Mrs. Munra ,
a lady of refinement and large ex
perience. For catalogues, address,
J. J. Walton, Secy. Regents.
Duffy & Heckart
EXPRESS and TRANSFERING. .
Special care in moving Household
Goods and Pianos.
Prompt work and
Leave orders at
BELL0MY & BUSCH'S.