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Oregon City Enterprise.
Publialied Every Friday.
PPBLISIIKH AND FBOPRIKTOH.
Trial lulwvrlvtton two mouths.
A dlwonrt o( JOeenta on H sutwcrtptlona for
en year, X cute lot tix montha, U paid In
AJreriisIni ratea itten on application.
tntered al the Poat Office In Oron Clty.Or.,
m secoud claaa mailer.
FRIDAY, JULY 12. 1895.
AGENTS FOR THE ENTERPRISE.
Pr. T. B, Thomaa
, A. Mather
Oscar A Wltniter
O J. Triillliirier
W. 8. Newhorry
. Houry MiU'y
F. U RiiMeU
T. M. Crona
J. O. .
C. T Howard
R. M. Cooper
E, M. Hartman
J. 0. Klliott
Mrs. W. M. Mclntvre
Geo. J. Currin
Mrs. M. J. Hammer
T" The waT to build tip Orepon
City Is to sire Oregon City people yonr
A GREAT GATHERING.
The second annual assembly of the Will
amette Valley Chautauqua Association, now
In session at Gladstone Park, is proving all
the success that its most sanguine promoters
anticipated. The attendance is very good
and is rapidly increasing each day. With a
better acquaintance with the objects and
aims of these Chautauqua assemblies, the
number attending them will increase each
year, as has been theexperienceofthe assem
blies in the Eastern states where the daily
attendance runs up into the tens of thous
ands. The attendance this year has been
more than double what it was last year,
and the numbers at the assembly next year
will sorely be more than double that of this
year. The prevailing hard times and the
newness of the Chautauqua movement
work against the gathering or the great
crowds that we shall witness in the years to
The beauty and convenience of the
grounds are universally commented on.
The expression is daily heard that a more
picturesque and suitable grove could not
have been found.
The great auditorium, which istlie largest
ball in the state, meets every requirement.
Its acoustic properties are perfect, those
in the back hearing the speakers as clearly
as those to the front. Its seating capa
city is such that it will fill all needs for
years to come.
The transportation facilities are all that
could be desired. There are but few assem
blies in the United States that can be so
readily reached from the centers of popula
tion as can this assembly. The railroads,
electric cars and boats, are giving a splendid
service, and people encounter no delays in
reaching the grounds from all points in the
state. The service is such that from Oregon
City and Portlaod thirty minutes is the
longest period one has to wait to get trans
portation to the park during the entire day
and until late at night.
OUR GOOD ROADS.
The road work for this season has about
closed. The general report is that there
has been more work done on the roads in
Clackamas county this year than In any
previous year, and more than was ever done
In any five years under the old system
when each man worked out his road tax as
he saw tit.
The good results of having a road en
gineer to superintend the road work of the
county is very apparent. The improvement
of the roads is now carried on in a system
atic manner in strong contrast to the slip
shod methods employed under the old su
pervisor system. Grade stakes are set and
the foremen work to them as on railroad
construction, thus causing a saving in the
expense of making grades and fills fully
enough to pay the engineers salary; for the
mistakes were many when the eye alone
was depended on to give the proper grade.
A number of the main highwavsof Clack
amas county are now getting to be in fair
condition to travel, and the county tan
boast of several miles of graded roads equal
to any in the older states and which it will
require but little expense to keep them in
permanent repair. The $22,XiO that have
been spent on the roads of this county this
season have been used in a judicious man
ner, and made to go as far as possible, and
if the county can do as well for the next live
Years as in the past two rears we shall have
a syKtern of roads not equalled by any
county in the state.
The electrical industry in this country 's
but seventeen years old, yet there are over
$l,fjOO.000,)0 of capital invested in it. The
greater part of this immense investment has
been made since 1SK, when the electric mo
tor was proved to be a success. Within the
last five years Oregon City has grown to be
one of the great electric centers of the Uni
ted States, and there is now invested In this
city nearly 1,000,000 in this great indus
try. With the present growtli this immense
sum wiil he doubled within the next five
years, making Oregon City one of the great
est electric centres in the world.
With the Chautauqua and the circus to
each draw a crowd, Oregon City will have
about all the people that can be handled
next Monday. It is probable that the day
H ill witness one of the largest crowds ever
jteen in this city.
Willi a " Chautauqua'' has become a very
common word in Oregon City within the
last year, yet there are many who fall to
give the correct pronunciation to it. Chit
auqua and Chat a-qua are t wo of t he rankest
pronunciations heard. The word Is de
rived Irom the Iroquois Indian language,
and is the name of a lake in New York, on
the shores of which the II rat assembly was
held, and from which the great educational
gathering took its name. As given by the
authorities it Is pronounced as though
spelled She-tan-qiia, soft sound of i and
short e in the first syllable with the accent
ol the word on the second syllable. It you
want to be up to dnte be rnretul of your
pronunciation of this much abused word.
Evkky day the urgent need of better hole
facilities Is becoming more apparent In Ore
gon City. A large number of people visit
our city who ate willing to pay for good ac
commodations when they can be secured.
The conspicuous absence of these facilities
drives many people to Portland who would
otherwise preler to remain here. Hundreds
of people throughout the state, who have
business at Portland, would prefer to spend
a portion ol the time here if they could only
secure proper accommodation. Especially
is the urgent need of better hotel facilities
noticed, when great conventions and gain
eringsassemble In the city, and by all means
Oregon City should have a first cliiss hotel
by another year.
Coos county has taken up the good roads
movement, and proposes to have some roads
that are passable at all seasons of the year.
The county has undertaken the improve
ment of one of Its main highways with coal
ashes, having an abundance of that mate
rial on hand. The ashes are to be put on
eight feet in width and one foot deep, and
cost by contract 75 cents per ton. These
ashes are said to make a firm and lasting
road bed, and in a coal producing county
like Coos is a comparatively cheap material.
The movement for good roads is growing all
over the state, and before many years Ore
gon will have a system of highways equal to
any state in the Union.
That great class who expect to get some
thing for nothing will meet itli the usual
disappointment that befalls them when they
try next Monday to get away with the shell
and other enticing games of chance that
live of! the suckers that are to be found in
every crowd that frequents a circus. The
fool and bis money are soon parted, and
they do it mighty soon when they tackle
any of the numerous games that hang after
It is estimated that 300,000 persons will
leave Xew York fur Europe the present
year. About (W,000 will go first class, 40,ei0
second class, and 200,(100 in the steerage.
The total expenditure, not including pas
sage money, is roughly placed at 100,tfl0,-000.
so luckily. Some, In truth, were brave
enough to hid their money under me
bertha ami In hatriwks and boldly to Ml
the robber that they were poor. Theie Is
something myslsrloua how one man, and
even two or three, can corral a train load of
passengers and have every one quietly sub
mit. Twenty years ago had this thing hap
pened there would have been some shoot
ing, not hy one man alone, as In the case or
the brave California sherUf a few months
ago, but many would have taken part in
protecting their property and lives. One
reason that an occurrence such as this can
and does actually take place, is because
people do not carry firearms as In former
days; but the question may be seriously
asked whether or not Individual bravery is
as great now as then. It docs seem incredi
ble that no resistance was In any way
shown the robbers, or that there was no one
brave enough to refuse the demands of the
COl'NTY TKKAM HKS'S KKIMKT.
SPIRIT OK THE TRESS.
The car load of gooseberries shipped east
from Salem, of which mention was made
recently in the Northwest Pacific Farmer,
is reported as a glowing success, they hav
ing sold for about seven cents, while the
same class of berries were selling in Portland
at from one to two cents. The large goose
berries of the Northwest were a revelation
to those people who have been in the habit
of drawing their stomachs up to tit the little
gooseberry of the East.
"Distance lendsenchantment to the view''
of reservation lands. The Tillamook Head
light says the people of that county made
no etl'ort to take up the Sileu territory.
Tbey knew It too well. It is only to those
far away that these reservations take on the
semblance of a promised land.
According to Sam Jones it is a disgace to
be poor, says the Sheridan Sun. Sam bas
probably chucked the money he has " col
lected'' from the poor into a " bucket shop"
somewhere, and feels bound to stand in
with the ".noiiy changers" a type of the
same fellows that Christ whipped out of the
Bicycling is becoming populareven among
the great men, Bays the Koseburg Kevicw.
Col. Hofer, of the Salem Journal, and Mary
Ellen Lease, general manager of the state of
Kansas, are devotees of the wheel. Col.
Alley would ride, but the only highway
down at Florence is the Siuslaw river, and
for once greatness is bulked.
Municipal reform is receiving attention
from every part of the country, and (level
nients will be received with Interest. The
Portland Telegram says; Omaha is in the
throes of a reform movement that really
promisee to produce reform. Prominent
citizens boldly declare that the municipal
government is rotten, and that they propose
to raze party lines in the effort to purify it.
Whether they will be able to accomplish
this remains to be seen, but that they will
have uphill work is quite evident. Some
little time ago the citr treasurer confessed
that he was a defaulter. It seems that he
had been In the habit of advancing city
funds to any of the officials who happened
to be in pressing need of a little assistance.
One official whose term would expire in
about six months had drawn his salary
twenty-two months in advance, or sixteen
months after his Urm would expire. In
spite of all this the council would not depose
the treasurer, and when he finally resigned
it would not confirm any of the mayor's
appointees to the position. At last public
sentiment reached such a state that the al
dermen came to time and confirmed the
last name sent in. Now the people think
there is need for a great reform in munici
pal allairs, and some 1000 of the leading cit
izens are trving to bring ubout this reform.
Their work will be watched with interest hy
the betrayed people of every corruption
ridden municipality in the country.
These train robberies on the Southern Pa
cific and other western railroads are get
ting quitte loo common, says The Dalles
Chronicle. The facts in every case are
nearly the same-twoor three men stopping
a passenger train running at full speed, and
compelling the engineer, fireman and con
ductor to do their bidding. One of them en
tered the car and made the engineer, fire
man and a tramp assist him in robbing the
passengern. The occupants gladly com
plied with the request to disgorge their val
uables, and felt happy at having gotten off
Kor the Ytar Emllua July 1st, lmtt.
To cash on hand last r,Ktrt
" " saloon license
ii ii iHvr license
' " peddlers license, it rm
ii ii terry license
" " trial fees circuit court
.1 II .1 ciuily
" " fines J. P. court ....
" " tines circuit court....
" " reporter's fee, clr't o'l
" " Issuing executions
" " habeas corpus
" " fees in probate (guar
dian) " " paneracct. Multno
" " from county assessor,
" " collection OregonCity
and special tax
" " fees of county clerk .
" " ' comity recorder
" " " county shenll'
" " warranto! Clackamas
eo. Irom Marlon co.
" from tax ol I Mr.' and prior
' " l-tu
" " cost on tax
" " tax of '!M
" " state polls with lax
or.Mr.KM. Ft'KII. I'H.
Hy cush transferred to indigent sol
diers' fund . . -JOOOO
" transferred to contingent
fund -MO 10
" Irnii.lrrred to CO. school
" translerred to CO. school
fund 'llo 1M0 f.'
" transferred to stalo tax . If-' Ml !:
" redeemed county warrants ;B1 7
" balance 7.VU W
Total IMX74 Of
CANCELLED C0P3TY WARRANTS.
To amount on hand last report. . . -$,jr4:i M
" received during the y'r IM.'H
Total received $41471 t7
By cancelled co. warrants turned
to clerk $11471 H7
Total UI7t 7
TATS TAX rCSt).
To cash ree'd from tax of 1H . . $:tl.'U 72
" transferred from gen. fund 11' 10 !i
By cash remitted to state treasurer l.M7l (is
Total $1.W4 Of
To cash tranferred from gen. fund LO0 00
Total f.'OO 00
By redeemed contingent fund war
rants 1"0 On
By balance loo 00
Total 200 00
To notes on hand last report $1040 00
To interest due on same 210 20
To Marlon county warrant Ml XI
To interest due on same 4 M
Total ll.TJO 00
By bills receivable on hand l.'W) Of)
Total 1.120 Oil
COUNTY SCHOOL FUND.
To cash on band last report fl l.'tlft Wl
" from state treasurer 0711 1H
" from tax of 1WH 1.12!) 44
" transferred from gen. fund
104 203 2.r
" transferred from gen. fund
1895 4,r)10 02
" from sale of estrays 1 ofl
" from tax of 1M 2.W.15 02
Total .'i21lll 77
By redeemed county superintend
ent's warrants ird'JlW 71
By balance Hxl Ot)
Total f.Wl lO 77
To cash on hand last report 76
" from co. superintendent's
Ices l:K) 00
Total : !f.'l77 75
By cash paid to co. superintendent $220 00
By balance 151 75
HO AH Ft' Nil,
To cash on hand last report $50M 47
To road warrants on hand last re
port 2702 13
To cush from tax of '03 5.11 70
" road prill of '! 203 00
" tax of '111 H2 50
" road poll ol 'lit 270S 00
" " sec. stale 5 per cent.
J. S. land sales . 317 07
1NIMOKNT lOI IUKHS1 HI' Ml,
To cash on hand lust report $ HI 23
" transferred from gen'l fund 200 00
Total I'.Hl 2.1
By redeemed Indigent soldier war
rant ijh .
OMKUON CITY rt'NIt.
To cash received from tan 'U3 $ 03 40
To cltv warrants, tax '03 . 35 07
To cash fnini tax '14 I0.'3 OS
To city warrants, tax '!4 121 '7 32
Total 3iHH n7
By cash paid city treasurer $!i2tl III
Hy city warranty p'd citv treasurer 714 30
By Cost collecting tax '03 'J Ml
Hy balance, cash 7S3 iw
By " city warrants . ... .. Hid W
Total $;UHS t7
"What higher aim ran man attain
' Than oommeat over bumaa paluf"
DR. J, H. McLEAN'S
IS THE CREATEST
CURE OF PAIN.
It la a thorciiKtily n llnlilr rm dj for the
LU M BC6,
Ul A h at n C
a i n t r l, a
Chafed kin, scald head,
Also for the varioua dim-aura or llorwa and.
Cattle. Price tte, Ooc and tl.uiper botlla.
IUEDK.J. II. Mcl KAX UKDH'I.VK CO.
HT. I.OI'H. MO.
Tor tale hv C. U . Huntley, ilrugviHt.
The finality is tho
essential thinj with
housekeepers in Inly
ing these accessories
to good cooking.
l?y giving yonr
order to John A.
City agent, you get
tho bust goods at
the lowest prices.
Office Weventli Ht.,
Til Ii PHOTOGRAPHER,
Received a gold inediil and diploma
at St. Louis Convention of
Phot ogra juts, lS'.l-I.
Third and Morrison Streets,
Complete etock of
Fine Family Groceries,
Try my extra
Main and Fourteenth Streets.
Hy redeemed road warrunts $l!il.ri0 Tl
Hy balance lU'WIS 21
annua ..rrciBX -
E. McNeill, Receiver.
Gives tho choice of
TEZ O XT IF JEZ 5E5
NORTHERN RY, PACIFIC RY.
ST. PAUL. Kansas City.
Totul fc-TOlS !.'!
HI'KCIAI. BCIIOOI, TAX KM.
To rash on liand I lift report $,".7I !w
" from tux of 'Ifl xhk 42
" " " ol l.tii!) ik
Totul IIIIM! or,
By cash paid various school clerks 'M"2H Wl
" for collection of '1M tax . . . 15 IK)
By balance 6'MH !
Total $1-Ki85 05
Low Rates to all
Leave Portland every five days for
For full details call on or ad
dress, W. II. IIUItLBURT,
Gen. Passenger Agent,
. Portland, Or.
H Qfep City Hospital... jj
Conveniently of aoi-ens and jileuHatit located.
Free from the noine mid dust of the city.
Skillful mirxeH niut every con veil ience of a firnt A
1 1 ... 1
Ample room that jiutientH may have quiet- j
H0HH aim rem. rjieciui wnun
Servici-H of tliu lie.it jihyHieiitus of tho county
Address, MISS M. E. LIIBKER, SUPT. jj
OWKtJO.N CITY. OH.
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Ort'iriti City, Or,
Oregon City Enterprise
THE LEADING PAPER.
Ami all Aemaorlea.
F. H. Lechler & Co.,
Z.t Klr Hi reft,
F. R. CHOWN,
. Ulllll IH
II 1 Flrit Hlrei't,
174 Firnt itrwt,
175 Front atreet.
OLDS & KING
.1th & WHuhlnalon ala.
smart k Tioijsoa
li niul 'SH Murrlnou
Nlrui t. I'urtlHiiit.
Anil Kiiaranueil tij
m Title Guarantee
& Trost Co.
(Jhniiilier ol Com
Ji I il K II. WAKNKR'S
Moclia ColTee Parlors
Ml Tlilnl KlrcH,
Opj Cor. 1 my 'llieutre
I IN -TOWN.
No i:iillllMi. Klllilnyc(1
W" iM, Switches
! si ml li;uirH.
, Iki ( leiiis wigs.
lii-t our I'rliti'ti.
I'ums H;ii r Sloro
a WnaliiiiiiliiU Hi,
11 alora 111 I'tlro
PAINTS AND OIL
Anil Urncrul IliiilUliig
S, E. Cornor Hr-1 and
Oppo.itu l.iiil'l and
The L. & Z. Swett Co.,
New and Haennd Hand,
Furniture, Carpot, Bedding
201 A 20.1 Front, 20'J Taylor Ftn.
At the hunt landing.
Rraitnn A InPtllPr Dr. E. C. Brown
l.l ami Main L
Family & Country
Trade Solicited .
Llpian, Woire k Co.
Third A Wahllitnn.
Eye ad Ear
llltl Flrnl .lic.'l
Ha Third SL
The names of the
Side) Business Houses hero
given are for reference and guid
ance of country and suburban
buyers. They aro rfllinr
recommended as relia- bUlLlLi
bio firms to deal with, r ?
Hill KAMONA lnavea Orpunn City a A M.
1 and 6 i. M. I'ortlanJ 7, 11:30 A.U.andr.M.
F.ASTMIHK KI.KCTK1C OA IIS. Uave Portlund
and Oregon city every 40 m lumen from 7 A. II,
B00kS and TcTTuJmnS
ATpilIin 1 Third St.
UiLLo. Fine values in
d and Alder Sta. Teas & CoffeCS.
Finest Photos E. H, Moorehonse k Co
SIPerDoi.at WALL PAPER
Gallery. f w
,,P. ,,. , 0. Broshcs. Etc.
lG'lJ Third H. MS Aider Street.
John S. Mct'k Co, loka liotiRht,
82 Sixth St, clillM(,((1 ut
Pliotographio it tho
Maoio Lantern Old Book Store
Newert TUIma ymm
VAnll Dinar. Onffn. toanr ehoridnte
yail rapci llouia m'le pica and
Prices tO Suit The nrCnTml milk
' tho times la Irom hit riinoli.
U10 MIULB. Dlun)r rom t M l
cnnrleld A Morgaa p. m., 2r,centa.
llii Third St. 228 Wftthlmitnn ilreet
Send lor Smnplea bet, lKtnud 2il
Jno L Cline
221 First Street.
All work flr.t rln
r.-i m. t ir)r
nn K.ilti tJt
'.'-..'S Firnt s? !-'e!
UW. I - ( ! t
Punk M!'r. I'd.
llic r.Liuk I'.ook
and St tt rk .
lMurrl oust ,
A very it Co.
82 Third St
Photos $1.50 per
'MS. Ko(lk Work.
253 First St.,
Whero car stops
The best place
for a good meal.
307 WaHiilinrHin HI.,
lli'twiwn till & Oth
To Hook Cnnranaor.
Stark St. llcstiiunmt
H. Stein & Hopfer Co..
Good table Board, Host Meal in City
lfiu. Wliite help employed.
232 Stark Street, Portland, Oreion
FOR SALE OR TRADE.
House and two acres near Park
J. K. GROOM, Oregon City, Or.