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THE EXTERPKISE CORKESPOMi.
ENTS SWEEP THE FIELD.
Meadow Brook Brilliants,
Meadow Hkook, Feb. 2.V Born to the
wife of Mr. Way of tli's yUct, oil February
Mr. Woodruff i preparing (o move his
family on tits property recently purchased
of F. M. Baker near Amleraon'a saw mill.
Mrs. Mary Wright and daughter Laurie
were the guest of Mrs. Wm. StamliiiKer
The social entertainment under the man
gemeiit of the farmers alliance on the
rening of the 14th inst. at the new Canyon
Creek hall, was pronounced by those in at
tendance to be a decided success. Tha am
ateurs held the attention of the house to
the stag until midnight. Then L. P. Wil
liams sold at auction the lunch baskets.
All sold well. Out of some twenty-five
baskets 00 cents was the least that any were
sold for. The basket of Miss I.inie Jen
nings brought the highest price, it being
knocked down to John Corner for $3.00.
The tale or baskets netted the hall f'.XUS,
which will go toward purchasing a new
stove and other necessities for the hall.
" Phoenix" had the misfortune to get a
button-book in bis right eye last Friday
and was for several dava badly "under the
Mr. Nautt, of Oregon City, moved out on
the old Bill White farm last week. 11 is
daughter, we understand, will keep house
Charley and Geo. Robeson have finished
their original log cutting contract for Pave
Anderson, but Dave la receiving so many
orders for lumber he has engaged the boys
to cut 140,000 feet more.
Miss Grace Corbet t, who has been quite
ill is slowly improving.
A few farmers will have to re-sow tbeir
winter wheat, but several fields that were
considered seriously injured are coming out
nicely under the influence of the gentle
showers and warm days of the last two
weeks. Grass is growing rapidly and old
timers say that the back-bone of winter is
broken. Well, we hope so, but March may
yet prove a lion.
Carr Bros, had a horse that is either "lost,
strayed or stolen," as it has been gone some
time and the most diligent inquiry fails to
bring news of it.
Peter Lafferty has a horse sick with the
The Ektirfrisc will confer a great favor
on its numerous appreciative readers by
publishing a synopsis of the general laws
passed by our late legislature whose epi
taph should be, " Si monumentum quaeris,
Attention, devotees of the dance! On
Friday evening, March 15, there will be a
grand ball and oyster supper at the new
Canyon Creek alliance hall. Phoikix.
If ikk, Feb. 24. Emil Homshuh and wife
are; visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
E. W. Hornshuh's family who have been
on the sick list are gradually improving.
In spite of the hard times, of which so
many are complaining, there are a few who
will make money in spite of fate. Our
worthy instice of the peace. G. A. 8cbubel,
has, within the last few weeks, sold nearly
fifty dollars worth of bogs.
Peter Bohlander, who has been building
bouse for Andreas Weidner, has the same
completed, and Andreas says be is going to
play bachelor for a while, but for bow long
he didn't say.
The Young People's Alliance of the Evan
gelical church met at the church last
Wednesday Evening and had a most enjoy-
'"awe time. The program, which was quite
lengthy had been well prepared and every
individual rendered his part well. These
, meetings are a benefit to the young people,
, especially those who take part in the pro
gram. We meet every two weeks and gene
rally have a crowded house.
The moderate weather we are now enjoy
ing is arousing our farmers from their win
ter's slumber, and they are putting their
arm implements in a proper condition pre
paratory to the spring campaign.
Born, to the wife of Frank Grossmiller, a
One day last week, as Frank Grossmiller
was sawing a log in two the log began to
pinch the saw, and he began to saw from
- the other side. In a short space of lime the
log gave way and Frank, not being quick
enough in lifting the saw out, somehow got
his arm underneath it and received an ugly
gash in his arm. He went to Dr. Thomas
who immediately sewed up the wound.
Frank new carres his arm in a sling.
reom anotbes corbespowdeht.
Mikk, Feb. 2S.-Mr. Holman is having
'1'iite a streak of bad luck. Last week he
lost a valuable horse and then he took ill
with inflammatory rheumatism which now
confines him to his bed. It requires two
men to turn him in bed.
Mrs. Groeiniller is very ill with erysipelas.
Fritz Blulim who was sick with lung
trouble has fully recovered.
Leslie Brooks is visiting friends in the
Rev. Wietroeh, pastor of the German Lu
theran church, has organized a singing
choir. The pastor is an accomplished mu
sician and we anticipate good tinging In fu
Mike Moehnke has lost two tine two year
old colts with staggers.
Sowing will be the order of the day if
this fine weather continues.
Cabus, Feb. 25. St. Valentine's day was
celebrated here by sending friend and foe a
Father Spangler ia badly crippled with
H. O. Inskip is busy getting ready to erect
s fine residence on bis ranch.
Miss Jennie Baker is going to Salem to
spend the summer.
Peter Adams lost a horse with the stag
gers last week.
The Union Hall Literary and Debating
Society met February 20. There was a large
turn out. The question fer discussion was,
.Resolved, That history is more beneficial
than geography. The loaders wore John
Burns, alllrmntlve, and K. 11. Mack, nega
tive, followed by H. A. Walitron. Shultt
Rue, John Yeoman, John Abbott and Geo.
Mi'Arlhnr. The judges decided in favor ol
the atlirmntive, to to one. The literary
exercises were good, after which the pa-r
was read by the editor, and all went away
satlslieil with the evening's enterlaiuNient.
tni Thursday evening, rehruary 21st, a
mass meeting was held In Union hall to
discuss the loader of co-operation. A. II.
Wheeler was elected chairman and Ben Oltl-
cer secretary. Mr. Robb, who is a member
of the co operative society in Portland, ad
dressed the meeting, lie explained the
principle by which this society is carried on,
and thought it would be a great benefit to
the farmers it they would get together and
co-operate, and by so doing they would get
a better price for their products. After his
address several questions were asked him in
regard to the working of the society and the
running expenses, all of which were an
swered satisfactorily by Mr. Robb.
The Baker school house literary and de
bating society met on Saturday evening.
The attendance was so large that only stand
ing room was afforded. The literary exer
ercises consisted of declamations, dialogues,
reading, singing and the reading of the so
ciety paer entitled The Buchner Creek
Sun, Timothy Flynn, editor. Then fol
lowed the question for debate, Resolved,
That there is more pleasure in pursuit than
In possession. The judges decided in favor
of the affirmative. Theattirmatives thought
there were a great many who had posses
sion who wished they were still In pursuit.
SraimiwATta, Feb. 18. The weather it
fine now and plows are going in every di
rection where horses are able to work. After
the long dry apell horses seemed to be in
very bad condition for the spring work.
Some have died while others are sick. W.
J. Lewellen lost a good mare, B. Tucker
one and Mr. Gillaska one. J. McGetcble
lost one of his valuable work horses.
The valentine party and ball at Iwellen's
hall was a very nice affair. A large and
jolly crowd attended as usual.
The Junior Endeavor society will give an
entertainment at the church March 3d,
the proceeds of which will go to the foreign
mission hoard. ,
G. L. Gray is out for a time from Oregon
City. He is going to make some improve
ments on his ranch.
L. G. West disappeared from here Satur
day last with his good clothes on, and it is
whispered that he has gone to bring her in.
J. Dubois, one of Springwater'a best farm
ers, took one or our best girls, MusKtne
Shibley, to Portland, and was married at
the residence of H. Dubois by F. O. Forbes
on the 17th inst. Tbey will make their fu
ture home in Springwater. Tbey will have
the best wishes of tbeir many friends.
J. A. Shibley and wife are on the sick list
C. H. Gutridge and wife have been spend
ing some days with tbeir sick daughter,
Mrs. Bell Harrington, of Currinsville.
Mrs. W. T. Smith has been suffering for
some time with erysipelas in her face.
Uncle Bob Markswood has been laid up
this winter with rheumatism.
led land Rippling.
Redland, Feb. 27. The tire fiend bas
lately been busy in our neighborhood.
Mike 8hank's residence was burned down
with all its contents one night last week.
Mr. Shai.k was absent and his wife and
children retired early. About half past ten
o'clock Mrs. Shank was awakened by a
sense of suffocation, when she found the
room full of smoke anil the adjoining
room ablaze. She aroused the children and
barely got them out before the entire house
was enveloied in flames. Everything in
the house was lost. The origin of the tire
A lew days previous to the above a barn
belonging to B. F. Linn was burned, and it
was with difficulty that other buildings were
saved. In this instance the fire started ac
cidentally in a slashing.
Yesterday Julius Campbell lost one of
his horses from a mysterious disease which
somewhat resembled the " stills" or stag
gers, yet differing from that disease in many
respects. Ed. Richardson also lost a horse,
apparently from the same disease, a few
days ago. tfoth have other horses sick.
Some alarm is felt lest the disease should
Ed Morgan and his wife and mother are
going to Carbonado, Washington, In a short
time. Tbeir (arm here has been leased by
G. C. Armstrong and Misses Lizzie Arm
strong, Ida Young and Etta Conner were
delegates to the Sunday school convention
at Clackamas last Friday.
The newly organized Sunday school at
Redland hall has made a promising begin
ning, having over sixty enrolled the second
The next question lor debate in the liter
ary society is, Resolved, ThBt gnnpowder
has been more beneficial to the United
States than steam. II. D. Johnson and
Wm. Stone leaders.
Spring seems to be here as crocuses and
wild strawberries are in blossom. '
8uN!iYsiiiK, Feb. 22. School was closed
here yesterday. There was speaking and
singing, and a very pleasant day was spent.
Many of the parents and friends of the pu
pils were present. Mr. Allen, of Mount Ta
bor, was the teacher,
Sickness has been visiting this community
again. Mrs. Johnson has been very sick.
Also Mr. Hubbard's oldest boy has been
very ill, and others have been ailing, but all
are reported better.
If this should meet ttfe eyeof a Mr. Jukes
who stayed here at Mr. Foes' last winter
will he kindly inform the postmaster of
Sunnyside of his whereabouts, as his son
from New York City is very anxious to
bear from him. E. L. H.
Viola, Feb. 20. There wereqnite a num
ber of the Viola people who attended the
school entertainment and pie sociable at
Mrs. J. M. Shiltz is still very sick.
Mrs. James Sevier made a short visit to
friends in Portland.
Miss Emma Closner, who bas been work-
Ing in Oregon City the past year has re
turned home for the iiinininr.
W. H. Walloon has returned from Siilein
where he had been attending to business,
Mrs. J.C. Young, of Logan, wns visiting
Mrs. B. 0. Lewis lanl Friday .
Mrs. liasser and son, from Iowa, are vis
iting her niece, Mis. J. It, Heater.
Mrs. 11, Muttoon wiistiikcn very suddenly
ill Sunday evening.
Dr. Walling returned to Oregon City to
day. While here he as kept busy extract
Mr. Aleck Kltterinan left here last Mon
day to spend a few weeks with her sister,
Mrs. Jenney, of Portlat.d.
There arrived here from Nehraika on the
2th, Mrs. Tenny, mother of U Tenny of
Viola, E. Brock, wife and child, Mrs. Brock's
mother and Mr. Burnell. The people or
Viola welcome them to our midst, and all
other good people who mav come. We
have lots of room for them, and Clackamas
county could find room for several hundred
more good families. We hear that others
are coming out to Oregon this summer.
Mr. Tenny being well pleased with this
country is sure to call several of Nebraska's
citiiens here. Bl'BY Ux.
Molalla, Feb. 22. Our most excel
lent February having but three more
days to tarry w ith us, lias been gladly
improved by the farmers.
Molalla lodge, No. 40, A. O. U. W. at
its last meeting voted to pay from its
general fund fifty cents for each member
in pood standing to the Nebraska suf
ferers. Should the other lodges in
Clackamas county do likewise, a nice
lot of seed grain or provisions ran be
sent over to the needy of that unfortunate
locality. Why not extern! this action
throughout the state ami see that a pro
per distribution be made of the f:i000.
John Baghy (mountain John) conies
in this time with three cougar "pelts,
pates and claws," milking twenty-nine
all told, that have fallen to the deadly
aim of his rifle.
Teasel Creek KrnK No. 255 held an
open meeting on the 20th inst. State
Master Vorhees and Lecturer Miller, ac
companied by gentleman from Owego,
were present, making many speeches.
Dinner being a thing of the past when
your scribe arrived, lie took In the
speeches and the situation. The Oswego
gentleman was introduced as one look
ing for a wife, who carried away the
sisters with his poetic swells for a time,
but when he began treading on woman's
opinion, telling bow to grade butter or
how not to grade it and comparing such
a grading to the merchant who marked
his lady's shoes all down a number In
order to sell them, then is when the Pig
Iron brother got into a wasp nest, as
there was talk of greasing his shoes with
soap grease butter to create a demand
for the same. "No telling what would
of happened had not his friends come to
his rescue. This grange is contemplat
ing building a ball in the near future,
which will be a valuable addition to the
order and the community.
Miss Minnie Austin went to University
Park last week to attend that school.
She will room with Miss Mattie Leavett,
daughter of Dr. Leavett of this place,
who is taking a collegiate course at thut
Protracted meetings closed last week
here and at Teasel Creek. Kev. Gard
ner, Gray and Thomas are able men.
Pastor Thomas, however, spoiled one of
his last sermons by advocating the
ethereal wave theory of light and sound,
which has been proven time and again
to be a fulacy, yet in advancing this ex
ploded wave theory, the pastor did only
what many college professors are ad
vancing fur science today from the text
Smyrna Smacks us "Jona," of
Smyrna, wherever that place may be,
takea issue with my complementory no
tice of Rinearson's behavior in the leg
islature, and modistly concludes by ad
mitting the possibility of "being out of
place on such matters." If a neighbor
hood scribbler hasn't any right to
scribble who has? But "Jona" dues not
agree with me well that is all right also,
lie says ."we know any amount ol re
publicans who voted the entire ticket
from governor to coruner without a
scratch." Now this "any amount"
might include more genuine republicans
than really voted ; for instance 100,000 is
oneof any amounts and I venture "Jona"
has no certain knowledge of 1000 repub
licans vo'ing the ticket without a scratch
remernlier, without a scratch much
leHS anv amount, which is, indeed, more
out or place than my assertion "every
body seems." "Jona" may think thia
quite a AhIi story, yet lie ought not to
swallow all of the old whale in its pres
Kineaiflon's statements i
at.tlm recent Harlow anti-Dolidi meeting
does not seem to please "any amount" !
of republicans, including "Jona''. Now
I presume those sentiments were anti
Dolph sentiments, and the young legis
lator would not be side-tracked by an
insignificant Dolph petition of forty
names from a city of 5000 inhabitants,
when he had in his pocket an anli-Dolpb
petition of 300 names from the same
place. Did not Dolph himself ignore
republican platform resolution in his
Baltimore speech? Did not Senator
Brownell take a stand with the "antis"
and the populist too before his election?
Did not the Oregonian talk different
twelve years ago about the "antis"?
Whose ox is being gored? Oh, consis
tency, tbou art a jewel. Tzi m.
Frevtag's fine home made pickles are
on sale at . E. Williams's, Marr A Rob
ertson's, and F. T. Barlow'a grocery
ODDS' & ENDS
In various departments and
for the next THIRTY DAYS
we will sell them
Regardless of Cost.
Crescent Wedges (warranted.)
Loggers and Wood Choppers Specialties.
Oregon City Agent, ......
Stafford, Feb. 25. John Gan, Jr., is
trimming: some orchard trees.
Chas. 1'ollfka la taking mualo lessons on
Sharp brothers have the heavy timbers
out for their barn.
8aum's saw mill is grinding steadily on.
Jacob Hani's Is reproving on the fiddle.
A. C. Sharp has had his violin repaired.
Spuds are sliding into market and a very
fair price is in prospect.
spelling school at the school bouse next
Carrots that stood In the ground over
winter are solid ami sound.
A. M. liolton, Ks'. says walking is better
between here and Oregon City than riding.
Annual School Meeting.
Notice ia hereby given to the legal
voters of School district No. 62, of Clack
amas county, State of Oregon, that the
annual school meeting for the said dis
trict will be held at Pope's hall, in Ore
gon City, Oregon, to begin at the hour
of 8 p. m , on the first Monday in (being
the 4th duy of) March, A. U., 18.
This meeting is called for the purpose
of electing a school director for a term of
three years, a district clerk tor a term of
one year, and the transaction of business
nsual at annual meetings of school dis
tricts. Thos. F. Ryan, T. 8. Lawrknck,
District Clerk, Ch'm. Pd. of directors,
Dated at Oregon City this 21st duy of
February, A. D. 18(15.
In the fall of 1803 a son of Mr, T. A.
McKarland, a prominent merchant of
Live Oak, Mutter Co., Cal., was taken
with a very heavy cold. The pains in
his chest were so severe that he hud
pjmHinfl and was threatened with pneu
monia. His father gave him hoveiul
large doses of Chamberlain's cough rem
edy which broke up the cough and cured
him. Mr. McFurland says whenever his
children have croup he invariably gives
them Climiilierlain'H Coiil'Ii Kemedy and
it always cures them. Ho considers it
the bent couuli remedy in the market,
For salu by (i. A. Harding, druggist.
Following is the! rejHirt of school dis
trict Ns. 84, month ending February Tl
Number of days taught, 20; days attend
ance 415: daya absence. 140; times
tardy 10, whole number enrolled 28.
Scarlet rash caused most of the absence.
11 visitors enrolled during the month.
Those pupils who were present every
day during tha month were: Ida and
Fred Woodsiae, Aggie and Fred Wallace'
Maggie Mulvey, Florence and Charley
Daniels, Joshia and Clarence Mallatt,
and Zulimo Kellogg.
A. B. IIiddard, Teacher.
cigar. K. E.
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all other blanks at the Entihprisk of
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We have finished stock taking
and find we have a number of
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goods ordered for the Spring
and Summer trade and need
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Hard times Prices.
8. F. Scripture has reduced the price
of horse shoeing to $1.50 per horse until
further notice. All work at bottom
prices. Many vears exerience insures
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