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THE ENTERPFISE rORRESrtNU
ETS SW EEP THE FIELD.
A rd.U School in Operation M mi j
Improvement Helnt Made En
Inricrment of ( hun t; Building:.
MoiALU, March 18. The schools will be
gin bere today. Prof. H. A. Hovis will
have chargv of the advanced class in the
hall of the A. O. I'. V., and Osoar 1. Kby
will coixlnrt the utvbtns in pursuit of know
ledgv at lbs old educational stand.
J. R. Sharer was elected director in dis
trict No. 3 John Everhart retiring.
School commenced last Monday at Teasel
Creek. Charles Crittenden teacher. This
district. No. 5S, elected two directors at the
annual school meeting, owing to the resig
nation of George Adams whose residence is
just Inside of school district No. S5. Wni.
Barley was elected for two years and J. W.
Thomas three years.
Builders of the M. E. church, 8011th, have
proKsed to straighten up, tree of charge,
the house that was w recked in a wind storm
last fall by reason ot insufficient nailing.
The trustees contemplate raising the build
ing hhiber which will greatly improve its
Miss Florence Melton, while returning
home from church a few evenings since,
met with an accident which might easily
have been far worse. Iu company with Mr.
W'm. Everhart, who had just passed through
gap, taking a position to one side with his
horse, awaiting for Miss Melton's horse to
pass through, her horse suddenly made a
rush to strike Mr. Evcrhart's horse, when
it fell over backward upon its rider,
crushing her so badly tlial shecould neither
speak or move for some lime. Her escort
carried her the rest of the w ay to her home,
quarter of a miie. No bones were frac
tured, but she was badly bruised. She is
now doing fairly well.
Mrs. 0. W. Robbing's brother and sister,
Mr. and Miss Lilly, of Corvallis, are visiting
at Unlalla these fine March days.
Prot. Andrew Brown of llwaco school, for
merly a school teacher in these parts, in
company with his wife, is visiting friends
and relatives in the Molal.a and Needy
Isaac Gibson has gone to Eastern Oregon
to look up some promising enterprise.
Mr. Editor, when you take your next
turn through our village you will be sur
pried to see so many neat yard fences. We
have begun " moving" at last. Then note
our prosictive graded school which we
hope w ill be in operation when you call.
Ijut Friday evening our literary society
discussed the question, Resolved, That the
Bible is an infallible guide for the uplifting
of society. The judges gave a unanimous
decision for the affirmative.
Glad to hear from "Jona" under date of
March 11th. that he was still well ami living
in and about Smyrna, and had not departed
across the sea for Salonica. Tzi x.
Mount Pleasaat Huslngs.
Mor5i PLEAfrAitT, March 19. School be
gins Monday, the 25tb, with Miss Chase
again in charge.
Just at present many are afflicted wilh
the grippe. Ethel Titus, Lucille Kellogg
and Ethel Kidder being among the number.
Will Moore is recovering Trom a severe at
tack of four weeks duration. During that
time he suffered a relapse. His friends will j
be glad to hear that be will probably be
able soon to be around as usual.
Last Saturday night the "Twilights" re
paired to the McArthur farm where they
l-ent a very pleasant time. President Kid
der being absent Vice President Alice Mc
Arthur presided. The program was alto
gether pleasing. Miss Isabell MrArthur
entertained ns as elocutionist. The ques
tion, Resolved, That women should have
the right of suffrage, was argued before the
judges. Mr. Lazelle led the negative in a
chivalrous manner, and was followed by
some able and w itty speakers. Miss Alice
McArthur, however, led the affirmative ably
and heroieally over difficulties and up the
steeps to victory. Apparently Miss Alice
Officers were elected as follows: President,
B. Beatrice McCord ; vice president, Isabel
McArthur; treasurer, Morton Haines. Ho
mer Martin, who has served faithfully as
secretary during the life of the club, was re
elected by acclamation. It was decided
that Nettie McCord should continue as edi
tor of the " Twilight Zephyrs."
We think the literary division of the club
may on the whole be encouraged with their
prog ess. Beside some very nice programs
selected from the best authors, we have bad
several spirited debates, one original poem,
"The Exile," by Mrs. Olive E. McCord;
Homer Martin, by means of an essay ac
quainted us with the Romans; Napoleon
Bonaparte was portrayed to us by David
Fanciier, and Beatrice McCord contributed
two essajB " An American Genius," Edgar
Allen Poe, and "An Italian Genius," Mi
The object of the club is to form a social
feature for Mt. Pleasant so that those more
or less isolated from the advantages ot the
city shall not be wholly without a fixed
place for self-improvement and social fel
lowship. In behalf of the younger mem
bers of the club we thank the householders
who have opened the doors of their pleasant
homes and bade us make the best use of
our time under their immediate and pater
nal supervision. It now remains with us to
prove in the future by our judicious con
duct how wisely placed their patronage has
been. Vox Humania.
Hakhokv, March IB. At our annual
school meeting Alfred Clark was re-elected
director and George Wise clerk. A nine
months school was voted for, the vote stand
ing twenty-three to one. Only about one
balf of the voters of tbe district were pres
ent. Wm. Karr bid lowest and took the
contract to furnish twelve cords of wood.
Mr. Smith met with a very painful acci
dent this week. He was felling trees and as
one was ready to fall stepped back with one
foot upon a limb. Tbe body of the tree
struck the other end of the limb causing it
to bruise bis foot so that he is laid up from
Married by Justice Lakin last Sunday at
Milwaukee, Mr.t. Ittvttin of this place and
Miss Lottie South, oP l.a Center, Washing
ton. Horn, to Mr. and Mrs. Lyons, a daughter,
and to Mr. and Mrs. Terwedow, a sou.
Our spring term of school will begin on
Monday, the ISth.with Kinnia Sturchleraa
principal teacher and Mrs. 1'arshal assistant.
We are sorry to hear that Mr. Cliff, since
moving to his place near the Columbia river,
has lost bis infant child.
Mrs. Barnes was very sick this week. Pr.
Hickman of Clackamas was called.
Many improvements are being made in
way of land clearing and new board fences.
The fall grain looks well.
A few loads of potatoes went olT from here
Miss Blanche Kortner was visiting her
cousins, Agnes and Ethel Mather, at Clack
amas last Sunday.
Our Sunday school is to hava a library.
Harry Gilford and Ary Mclaughlin have
been appointed to select the hooks.
School Closed-Efficient Road Work Being
Dona-Wbooplug Cough Epidemic.
STAiroHp, March IS. People are really
wishing that the gentle rain would descend
upon the just and the unjust so that Staf
ford would be sure of her share, Luckily
there Is but little plowing left to be done,
and we rest in hopes of the timely rain
which has never failed us.
Manv are working upon the road under
the able captaincy of P. A. Baker, and
thereby earning tax money, realising that a
dollar and a half a day is not to be sneezed
at by " them what have no noses" in these
The bookkeeping class and the Duplex
debating society have both closed.
The school closed last Thursday with an
excellent entertainment by the school, as
sisted by outside talent. It was a very en
Another sou of P. A. Baker is on the sick
list. They have been and still are an af
A man bas been about the neighborhood
examining orchards in search of insect
It is said that Charlie Wagner ot Wilson
ville stole a march on the boys and they
did not find out he was married for a week
or more alter the event. Then thev went in
full force to charivari him, and he came out
with his old horn which he had carried to
many a midnight serenade and helped
them. But when they called for the beer
they had heard he had provided he told
them they were too late he bad drank it
all up and gave them water instead. It
would seem to a man np a tree that these
uninvited guests are getting- a back set in
Mr. and Mrs. Christensen lost a child last
The Holton brothers have departed to
seek their fortune elsew here.
Fred Oldenstodt was taken to a Portland
hospital last w eek. He has been sick and
nearly helpless a couple of weeks with rheu
Mrs. Warniker, mother ol John Warmker
of this place, is very sick we are sorry to
We hear that Clendening and Nelson of
the Baby saw mill are about to serve an at
tachment upon the Melcher pig pen which
was built of lumber bought of them. The
pea is quite a sizable structure, 24x110 feet.
John Schiewe and Sam Myers are at
work on the road, and are considered among
Jake Schatlr's baby has been very sick
wilh whooping rough'. but is some better.
The disease lias had unite a run through the
John Q. Gage lost a valuable horse last
week and another is very badly ofT with a
peculiar disease. They call it " the stills."
Mr. Holsworth and Fred Schattz have also
lost horses by the same disease. Does any
one know a remedy?
Henry Scbattz and Ootlieb Benter have
been building fine board and picket fenees
which improve their premises wonderfully.
J. P. Gage started for the coast last week
to attend to some business in the way ol
line fences and to visit bis three sons located
over there. We Uks.
Shekwqgd, March 17. Dr. Rickard re
ports a good deal of sickness in our neigh
borhood at present It seems that a pleas
ant open winter isn't as conducive to health
as when we have plenty of rain.
Liltle Audrey Templeman, of Pleasant
Hill, is quite sick with some kind ef fever.
John Fisher is suffering with lung fever,
but was improving a little at last accounts.
Our county judge, 0. K. Hayes, was seen
near here one day last week.
D. W. Kinnaird, in company with E. 8.
Calkins, road supervisor in district 32, has
been inspecting the roads in the district
preparatory to doing the spring work. We
expect to see some emcieni worn none in
the district this year.
Sum Westfall, of Pleasant Hill, was un
fortunate enough lose a valuable horse last
C. J. Ricsner, is expecting to open up his
meat market again soon.
We are glad to stale to the many friends
of J. C. Smock that the receiver placed in
his store by Meyer fc Frank has been re
called. It is good to see Mr. Smock with the
reins m his own hands again.
Harry Btarrett paid a visit to Stella,
Washington, last week.
John Her lias the mumps. Hope he'll he
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Yeung.of
Pleasant Hill, on Saturday tbe Pith, a girl
8m 1 LAX.
Smyrna, March 18. Road work is in
progress on the hill near Marlon Hainson's.
A number of our young people attended
the exhibition at Needy last Saturday even
ing. Onr summer schools commenced this
morning, Miss Elsie Taylor being domi
ciled in No. 92 while Charles Cone will rule
in No. 6.
The Christian Endeavor Bociety here re
ceived their new hymn books yesterday.
They will be used in the church services
Last Meeting of the Debating Society-One
Muxil Climes and Another Opens,
I.ooan, March lt. The Logan literary
and debating society has closed for the sea
son, its last meeting being held on the Dili.
A very interesting program was rendered
and an enjoyable time was had by all. The i
following is the program: . . j
Heading of the "leader" by M. Itiehhoft.
Recitations, by 0. 1. Bobbins, W. R.
Ileeles, K. llutclilns, N. Itobisun. !
Songs, by M. Sliumway, A. Swales, M, j
Riebnoir, N. Roblson,
Recitations, by C. Ilatlon, Y. KlebhotT, T.
Swales. M. ltiehhotr, L. Newkirk.
Closing song by W. R. Ileolls.
Robert Glnther has re-openetl school in I
district No. 4, after a vacation of a couple of j
Mrs. Folsoni, of Sprague, Washington, ,
sint a few days in Oregon City and Port
land. Clem Clark is having his house repaiied.
The home of Sam Gerber was made glad
on the 10th by the appearance of a Out baby
girl. All doing well.
The school in district No. 8, taught by
Miss Matilda Reed, closed on Friday, the
The farmers are all pleased to see the glo
Mr. and Mrs. Stansbury are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Clem Clark.
MINK MIT KM,
House Burned Pown-Narrow Escape of Occupants-Hand
Mi!iK, March 1!.-I.at Saturday night at j
12 o'clock Ed. Fruylor's house at the old
Beeson mill was enveloped In dames. It j
caught fire at the tire place at 9 o'clock, and ;
was discovered in lime to extinguish it. At
12 o'clock after all being in bed and sound I
asleep it caught again and burned to the
ground. Mr. Fraylor and his wife only got i
out In lime to save themselves and a small
portion of their furniture.
Mr. Holman, who has been laid up with
rheumatism, Is slowly recovering.
C. Fisher is improving bis farm greatly
by clearing a heavy piece of his timbr laud.
The members of the Mink amateur brass
band are making preparations to reorgan
Eagle Creek .News.
Eaoi bChssk, Murch l!).-()ur esteemed
citizen, Hon. C. B. Smith, has returned to
Eagle Creek and la warmly welcomed home
by his constituents. The doctor and wife
were entertained at "The Oaks," the hos
pitable home of Mr. and Mrs. Stafford, on
Thursday. Evidently the doctor has been
prospering financially as he Is now seen
driving in an elegant barouche with an au
burn haired driver.
Miss Mertie Douglass and John Htrow.
bridge were the guests of Miss Delia Glover
Miss Ruth Simpson of Portland is visit
ing her parents at this place. Ruth intends
spending most of the summer in the rural
Most of our young people went out to San
dy Saturday night to attend a dance. The
report is a jolly good time.
Mr. Simpson is about to erect a large
prune drver. It will be quite an improve
ment in the naighborhood.
Libknai., March 1H. Mrs. L. Wright gave
a fine dinner in honor of her iKith birthday
and Fred Nelson's 17th birthday the liith ol
March. A very pleasant time was had.
Those present were Mr, and Mrs L. l'eeth,
Mr. and Mrs. R. Wright, Mr. and Mrs. S.
R. Linn, Mr. and Mrs. B. Coats, Mrs. II.
Young, Mrs. L. Steghniau, Mrs. A. I lodge,
Mrs. A. Nelson, Mrs. M. White, Mrs. K.
Willett, Miss Grace Jordan, Mutie Young,
Idu Bowie. Vie Bowie, Lena Nelson, Dan
Graves, Price Wright, Fred Kelson, Dee
Mr. Crouse who bas been very sick is
The Endersby brothers have gone to Cher
ry ville to spend a week with friends.
Johnnie Bocue. son of Fletcher Bogue,
died March 1!) from a hurt caused by being
thrown from a horse. His age was 10 years
and 7 months.
Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Linn, of Woodburn,
are visiting Mrs. Linn's mother, Mrs. Nel
son. Gary Ramsby, ol Barlow, is visiling rela
tives at Liberal. Patskv.
AiiF.K.NF.TiiY, March 10. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Martin spent last Saturday and
Siiwlay visiting the fumily of . L. (iard.
.Miss Ainma Intel has returned from
Highland after a few days sojourn with rel
atives. Mrs. Bates is spending a few days with
the family ef Oeo. Jones.
Oilhert Jones, formerly of this place, has
returned home after spending two years in
The people of district 01 met at the school
grounds last Huturduy and erected a wood
shed, and cleaned up the sch(,ol grounds in
a general nay. I'avid May will he our next
Several young people from here attended
the oratorical contest ut Park I'lui e last Sat
Messrs. Craft and Jones contemplate
starting a brick yard in our vicinity. We
wish them success.
Beaver Creek Notes,
Bkavf.r Ckkf.k, March 19. Miss Myrtle
Taylor began teaching in district No. 15 and
A. C. Strange in the Mink distiict yester
day. Miss Veva Knight, of Canby, was the
guest of Miss Jennie Rowen the past week
Dr. Thomas was elected school director,
and Henry Hughes was re-elected cleric at
the annual school meeting. ,
William Thomas and wife ot Sandy were
visiting tbe family of Dr. Thomas a week
The farmers are all busy this fine weather.
New School House to be Dedicated-Sawmill
to be Moved-Other Events.
Lacey, March 18. As there have been
ODDS & ENDS
In various departments and
for the next THIRTY DAYS
we will sell them
Regardless of Cost.
IlABKillOIiST & COMPANY,
1M Front Street. HARDWARE Portland, Or,.un.
Northwestern Agents lor
Dexter Plamouit.- Lance Oceldenl Tutllrtimtli Ifestvr lanra Hller Htel
Crescent Wedges (warranted.) BAS Proof Chains. Arcade Files. Ropo. Crescent Meo
Loggers and Wood Choppers Specialties.
Oregon City Agent, WILSON 4 COOK
no items from this place (or sometime,
I will try and give you some that will be
W. C. Valentine is preparing to move
his sawmill to a new location about ten
miles south west of presont location,
where he will t prepared to (111 all or
ders for rough and dressed lumber.
Judge C. C. Hoops has lii new In. use
completed. Ho ia now living nt home
and hoarding at the same place. Mis
Hoops lias been quite sick.
The young folks gave Fred Willis u
surprise party on the Kith, it being liia
twenty-first birthday. They hud ipiiie a
sot'iublo titim, there being alxjiit thirty
Mrs. Hannah Heed went to Kaatern
Wiudiington about a month ago to visit
her neice and now she sends for her
family consisting of four boys to come
and they have gone to the land of sage
bruli and sand.
Clarence ami (Jlenn Carotliers have
taken a hop yard near Aurora and James
Carotliers is at ISutteville, so you see
that moot of the young men are gone
from this place.
Albert F. Myers will go to Eastern
Oregon in a few days. His destination
is Hepner. He in in the employ of It.
We have a new settler here just from
Kansas, Mr. Caragan He says that
this is the country be lias been looking
for. Ho is weil pleased with Oregon
and lias sent for his fumily. He has lo
cated on the Hichaxls place.
Miss Lou Ilridenstine Iibh returned
from ber v'sit to her sister at Hast Port
land. The farmers in thin vicinity hnve their
spring grain all in and now we want
Wo have our new Hchool house com
pleted except the ceiling which will be
done tbie summer us soon us it gctH dry
enough to put up. I say to you Hint we
hnve the best and ncateHt school Iioiiho
in Clackamas county, that m for a
country house. The houfe is SlixM, 12
foot etory with belfry, also a neat porch
with one coat of paint or priming, and
we don't owe a dollar on it; no bonds or
intercHt to pay. The house built by
contract would coet about $500. How is
thut for a small dietrict? We propose to
have it dedicated to the use and pur
pose for which it was erected, viz. edu
cation. Will try and get the county
superintedenttodo this for us. Come
out and see us and help dedicate. Will
let you know when to come.
At the annual school meeting Mr. Jan.
Willis was elected director for the term
of three years, and Henry E. Willis dis
trict clerk for one year.
MUs M. Maylleld will have charge of
the spring term of school to begin on
the first Monday in April.
We have not yet heard about our post
office. We get our mail at Springwater.
Odds and Ends!
We have finished stock taking
and find we have a number of
We have a large stock of
goods ordered for the Spring
and Summer trade and need
all the aval able space. Call
in and secure a genuine CASH
Roseiikrans, Canby, Or.
Ijtdiea, do you know Pr. Mary II.
Stanton's Kemalinn, the Famous Female
Set'itlc, will cure all those aches and
pains iHtciiliar to you, and will coal you
only $1 for one month's treatment? I will
send any lady a trial )hi, free, who will
send mo the namea and addresses of ten
ludiea who are in delicate health. Agents
wanted everywheie. Write for full par
ticulars to Mrs. l M. Liltle, manager
wholesale western depot, IVleua, Ore-
Bui klen'M Arnica Salve.
The brat salve in the world for Cuts.
Bruises, Sores, l.'lcem, Salt Itheliin.
Fever Sore", Teller, CliapH-tl hands,
Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Erup
tions, ami positively cures Piles or no
pay required. It is guaianteed to give
perfect satudaction or money refunded.
For sale by Chat man & Co., Cliarinan
Hard times Prices.
8. F. Scripture has reduced the price
of horse shoeing to l.r0 per horse until
further notice. All work at bottom
prices. Many vears experience insures
The New Way East
O. R.&N.Co. Lines.
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And all points in tlio
The (IRKAT NOKTIIKKN RAILWAY Is anew
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Ilnvlng a rook bnllaat track, the CHEAT
NOKT'IKKN RAILWAY Is free from dunt, one
of the chief annoyances of tramcoutluental
Ron ml trip tickets with stop over prlvlleaea
and choice of return routes. '
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It la xilit on at mantntoa bv all dmr-
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and is the boat Cough and Croup Cure.
For sale liv li. A. Harding, druggist.
Your team will liuvo tlio best
of cure and
Full Measure of Feed
Kldd & Williams, Props.,
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Livery ltis on Short Notice.
In prepared to nmko photographs
of all kitidn promptly
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Second door north of Harding's
Dr.ng More, Oregon City.
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