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Oregon City Enterprise.
Published Every Friday.
rt'lll.IHIIKR AND rROI'RIKTOK.
Til people of Sacramento liml no itreat
Willanielte lulls to m'liertite electric li:lit
nnd power, a nature has provided Orvpm
City, o ihiy ereoted a missive stone Oam
across tlie Atnerieaii river, a torrential
further on it makes tin tine for vlwliulon of
certain sections not less than $'.'5, pre
mium that an otlleer may Fxerrlm) Ins ilis
oreti'in in tlie premise; - that i, if th (tun
shoots pretty hanl, mvk 'oni $.Mt; H it shoots
stream, Just as it emtrgea from the foothills ! pretty easy. f2 This law looks like a pice
of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, i of notch-work from lnylnnincof the title to
The power developed, as it is delivered, is ; close of the act, although the intention may
toOO horse power. This is capable of Indell , he just and meritorious.
into increase as the demand for electricity !
One year, ......
Trial mliscrlptinn two months.
A dltcourl ot Mi cents on all iiborlptliii fur
one fear, i ccuts (or tix mouths il rl
Advertising rates given on application.
Cntered at the Post Office In Oregon l ily, Or.,
as second clsss matter.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, l$;5.
AGENTS FOR THE ENTERPRISE.
T. B. Thomtt
. Oscar Wlssnnrer
U J. Trullliiiter
W. S. Newberry
f. L. Kussell
T. M. Cross
J. y. lisse.
C. T Howard
R. M. Cooper
E. M. Hsrlmsu
J. 0. Elliott
Mrs. W. M. Mclntvre
Geo. J. Currin
Mrs. M. J. Hammer
for lictit or power may require. On Septetn
her '.HIi, the citizens of Sacramento will
oo ccletirnte the installation of this tfreat work
hy a grand electric carnival, in which the
Native Sons of the Golden West of Califor
nia, to Ihe estimated nnmler of lo,io, will
join. Sacramento cordially invites all the
people everywhere to witness this splendid
spectacle, and unite with her in celebrating
a great triumph of energy, enterprise and
Now that the l'ortlaml Industrial Exposi
tion is an assured success, Oregon City and
Clackamas county should liestir themselves
to have a creditable exhibit arranged in a
prominent position. With its varied man
ufacturing industries, and its wealth of hor
ticultural and agricultural products, as well
as its partly developed mineral resources,
Clackamas county could display an exhibit
that would surpass that of any other county
in the state in point of variety and excel
lence. Thousands of eastern people will
visit this exposition while making a lour ol
the Coast, and the board of trade and our
citizens generally have an opportunity to
do some advertising that will be returned
City Mount Hood
With an Accident.
The following is the list of letters remain
inir In the iost otliceiit Oregon fit v ilr..,-,m I
1:W I'. M August js. S'i,:
Ward, (leo It
yThe way to build up Oregon
City ia to girt Oregon City people jour
THE .YEW ER.i.
It is an infallible rule that when a period
of financial depression occurs prices of the
commodities and all classes of manufac
tured goods go down to bedrock. Wages
reach the bottom notch, and thousands of
manufacturing establishments lie idle until
the wave of the panic has passed over. As
n evidence that the nation is recovering
from the last throes of the panic, numerous
factories are again running on full time, and
wages have been increased in many in
stances without the solicitation of the em
ployes. This is a certain indication that
the tide of returning prosperity has begun
in the East, and will eventually reach this
Coast. Already the first ripples of the
waves from the advancing tide are percepti
ble on tbe Pacific shores, and in a few
months more tbe "bard times," so much
grunted about, will be a thing of the past.
With the returning tide of prosperity wages
advance and commodities and manufac
tured goods of all kinds rise in value in a
somewhat proportionate ratio. Already
leather and shoes show a decided advance
in values; cotton goods have advanced from
balf to one cent per yard. And when the
returning tide of prosperity conies witb all
its force, there will be perceptible rise in
- the market value of other goods. In times
-of universal prosperity larm products bring
better prices, a natural result of the in
creased demand among consumers.
The United States navy is now attracting
- considerable attention and comment, and a
number of newspapers are continually coin
paring the strength of our navy with that
of other nations in a disparaging way. The
navy department have several war ships in
course of construction, and following is a
complete list of ships in the " new navy'' of
tbe United States to date: First-class battle
ships Indiana, Massachusetts, Iowa, Ore
gon, and two just authorized. Second-class
battle-ships Maine and Texas. Coast-de
fense ships (monitors) Puritan, Monterey,
Miantonomob, Monadnock, Amphitriteand
Terror. Armored cruisers New York and
Brooklyn. Protected cruisers Columbia,
Minneapolis, Olympia, Chicago, Baltimore,
.. Philadelphia, San Francisco, Newark, Cin
cinnati, Charleston, Raleigh, Atlanta and
'. Boston. Cruisers Detroit, Marblehead
-and Montgomsry. Gunboats Bennington,
Concord, Yorktown, Canine, Machias, Pe
trel, Bancroft, three building and six just
authorizen. Dispatch boat Dolphin. Ram
Katahdin. Dynamite-gun vessel Vesu
vius. Torpedo boats dishing, Ericsson,
Stiletto and six authorized.
Tin Butte Creek Fair Association of Mar
qtiam will not hold a fair this fall. The
hard times is given as a reason for post
doning the fair until another year. Tbe
Association has held nine annual fuirs, ami
their inability to bold one this vear is to be
I regretted. This fair has been a strictly ag-
ricultural fair, managed and supported by
the farmers of the adjoining sections of
I Clackamas and Marion counties, and the
exhibits that have been made would have
done credit to a tar more pretentious organ
ization, It is to he hoed that another vear
the Association will be able to hold their
fair and that it will meet witb the hearty
support of the farmers of Clackamas county.
Thi revered Hag of our country is to be
honored with another star, but the new as
terisk will not tuke its place for several
months yet. Preparations are being made
at the war department to secure the incor
poration of another star on the United Slates
flag for Utah. Flags having tbe additional
star are not authorized to be used until July
4th, 1S, the date of the admission of Utah
as a state, and an official order will be issued
requiring the change to take effect on that
date. Tbe national emblem will then have
-to stars to adorn its blue field.
Johnson, i A
Knowles, P T
Aldrlch, Mrs. Arvesta Klitch, Mrs Ida
Itartenstine, Mrs Eva Messlnger, Amanita
Daily, Mrs Kdw Watson, Kdna
Hiirdwick, Mrs M It Wilhard, Mary
Oomha, A McDaniel, Mrs J A
IUiiHii, Mrs Mary Warner, Mrs I,
If called lor state when advertised.
S. R. (i KEEN, 1. M.
NEW KRA NOTKS,
A Wedding' on the Tapis, 'and Interesting
The commission of M. W. Ransom as
United States minister to Mexico, bas been
issued, and bears date of August 24th. This
ends the legal complication by which Minis
ter Ransom, after several months service,
was declared ineligible to fill tbe office to
which be was appointed prior to the ex
piration of his term as United States senator.
SPIRIT OF THE PRESS.
Tbe roat.agers of the Oregon Central
Eastern Railroad Company, are already
. making preparations to compete with the
. reduced traffic rates recently inaugurated
. by the Southern Pacific. Manager Kdwin
Stone is having the three steamers, belong
ing to the company at Corvallis, overhauled
and repaired, and they will he pnt in active
- operation on the Willamette river as soon
-. as tbe water raises sutllciently, thus giving
the road water connection with Portland.
With the construction of branch roads to
Eugene and Salem, and the early extension
of the main line to Independence Prairie, in
the Cascade mountains, which Mr. Stone
recommends, the road, with steamers to
San Francisco, would become a formidable
. competitor for the trafllc trade of the entire
Willamette valley as well as a portion ol
.Eastern Oregon. Daring tlie navigable stage
of the upiier Willamette it would compete
with the O. R. rfc N. Co. in freights to and
from the valley and San Francisco. This
road under the new management, has al
ready become an iniortant factor in cheap
ening freight rates.
It is a very noticeable fact that in and
around Oregon city are fewer idle men than
at any time during the past three years. In
fact, just at this time there appears to be a
scarcity of laborers for the hop fields, and
every corner is placated with notices,
"Wanted, Hop Pickers." About four
weeks ago an agent for the contractors at
the Cascade locks put in his time for two
days in this city in an attempt to get labor
ers for tbe locks, but did not secure a single
individual, although about forty men were
secured from Portland. While there is ap
parently no difficulty in finding help enough
to fill all the avenues of employment in this
city, there seems to be no desire on tbe part
of men outof employment to seek opportu
nities in other fields.
" If Josephine county could be set down
within 100 miles of Denver there would be
10,0)0 men at work and 1,oO0,01iO capital in
vested in our mines within sixty days," a
mining man of experience remarked to the
Grants Pass Courier this week. And he
was right. No such prospect for large re
turns exist any where as are numerous all
around Grunts Pass, and yet tbe chances
are allowed to lie dormant for lark of capi
tal. Ifeven far-off Alaska presented one-
half tbe number of known ledges or rich
placer deposits steamers would be loaded
weekly by adventurous mining men of cap
ital. Our great drawback, stran ge to say, is
in being so ridiculously convenient to the
great centers of population and commerce.
It looks too nice altogether to be able to
step of! a Pullman coach and pan out pay
ing colors before you leave the "right of
way." And yet such are the conditions in
Southern Oregon in the year of Our Lord
This land is alllicted with a superabund
ance of schools and colleges of various kinds,
says the Sunday Welcome. They grind out
every year, not only a vast number of law
yers, doctors and preachers, for whom there
is no need, hut a large proportion of whom
are of material not adapted to these profes
sions, and who must always be pitiful weak
lings or petty swindlers. Every city is
overrun with these mushroom graduates,
who in a large per centuge of cases must be
flat failures in these professions, and a
greater or less detriment to public prosper
ity. This rush Into the professions bas so
lumbered the ship of state with non-producing
but vitality absorbing barnacles that it
is actually more honorable to be known as a
farmer or mechanic or tradesman or other!
laborer than as a member of one of the
"learned prolessions" though of course it
is not so per se. There is no help for this
so long as tbe state gives encouragement
to the schools which turn o it these swarms
of young light weights, who expect by one
chance or another to get much through life
by doing little. But in some instances the
state has given far too much encouragement
and aid to special and higher schools.
Whether a normal school, for the training
of common school teachers, should be sup
ported by the state, may be a debatable
question; but the multiplicity of such
schools, the greedy demands of state univer
sities and agricultural colleges, and the cor-
New Kr. Aug.' 'X J. C. Newberry and
family have returned home from a visit to
friends and rrlatives in Montana.
Mr. and Mrs. Veteto, who went to Kansas
to live about thre months ago, returned to
their place in New Era. There is noplace
Charley Rider is threshing on' Dutch Flat
Mr, Bradle commenced picking his hops
Reuben Fanton has hauled out his old
threshing machine and is busy threshing
for some of his neighbors. It is a very
small machine and used to he railed the
David Penman, jr., spent Sunday with
his family and returned to w ork on the Col
umbia river, Monday, steam boating.
II. A. Wahlron is busy marketing his crop
of peaches, a fine quality of fruit called the
Waldron Seedling. It was originated by
Samuel aloron about twenty years ago
within four miles of New Era on the Wald
George Penman has recovered so far from
the typhoid fever as to tie able to ride out
That was a good joke that somebody
plaved on the measurer while threshing
at Peter Engle's last week. Whole hens
eggs came out of the grain spoilt, and it ia
said the measurer thought they came clear
through the machine.
G.H.Brown is looking for a first class
horse. It is said he wishes to buy a good
Thomas Blanchard. jr., has rented the
Madilux farm for the next year.
It is rumored there will be another wed
ding in our neighborhood soon. Come Mr.
you will have to give a dance or be
We believe there will be a populist meet
ing at New Era next Sunday.
Dave Penman has had some slashing
done on his place lately.
Garkiki.d, Aug. 1!). All are done cutting
their grain and every one is busy Blacking.
Some few have threshed right from the
Held. The grain is a better yield than tor
several years. The berry is full and heavy.
Numerous oerry pickers are passing
through Garfield lo the blue hnrklebery
patch on the head w aters of the Clackamas
river in the mountains. Some report the
berries plentiful, others not so plenty.
Death visited our settlement Wednesday
ol last week and took from us the wife of
Henrv Anders, leaving him with a little
girl H months old. His loss is a peculiarly
sad one, and as he has no relatives on this
coast but the babe, It is very lonely for him.
He has the sympathy of a lurge number of
J. E. Campbell and wife, of Sellwood.
were guests of Doc I'almateer last week.
Henry Deshaye and wife are the guests of
Mrs. Wm. I'almateer.
F. Snullins of Mount Tabor is visiting rel
atives in Garfield.
Quite a number of new hans have been
built in Garfield this summer Henrv Ei
person's Is the model among them all.
"Throw up your hands" was. the com
mand of the Willioit stage robbers as
the driver brought the team to a midden
halt and found liiniHelf confronted by
two desperate highwaymen. After the
frightened passengers were relieved of
their valuables, the robbers asked if
there was a watermelon on board? On
being informed in the affirmative, they
then wanted to know if the melon was
from the Novelty Candy Store, and on
being assured that it was they quickly
caused it to be handed out. Even tbe
roebers in their haste recognize the super
iority of the Novelty's inel ons.
Travelers find a sale companion in De
Witt's Colic and Cholera cure. A change
in drinking water and in diet often
causes severe and dangerous complaints.
This medicine always cure them. C. (J.
Asthma cured, by newly discovered
treatment. For pamphlet, testimonails
Salmon, Aug SI.-Dr. 0. ft. Smith, of Ea
gle Creek, made this place a Hying visit, re
turning to Kaglu Creek today. He was up
on business connected with Ihti estate of
Phillip Moore, deceased, of which he Is the
Mrs. W, Normnii ami two children, of
Portland, are out for a stay of some weeks
for the youngest child's health, They are
iHiardlngat Mr. Mclntyre's.
Mrs. II. Cosgrove returns home tomor
row. She has been camping hern some
weeks (or her little girl's health which is
County School Superintendent II. S. Gib
son, with a party ol friends passed one
night at Mclntyre's grove on their way to
Mount Hood. Mrs. Gibson met with a pain
till accident, which might have been very
serious, when a lew miles Mow here, The
wngou scat wn high, ami in some way she
was throw n oil' and fell in such a position j
tluit the wheel ran up ngulnst herankle, but ,
slopped More passing over it. It made her I
very lame and bruised her too, so that she
was obliged to keep to the hammock the rest
of the day.
A good many enmpers are leaving Welch's
camp now. It became overcrowded, tieing
small, and very dusty and dirty, causing a
good many to move.
A band of about thirty Indians from the
Warm Springs camped on tlie river one
night and furnished amusement for the
cniers on starting next day, by lassoing
their ponies and riding a wild one. They
are going upon Fugle Mountain to pick and
dry huckleberries which are very plentiful
this year. Phoohkk.
Km so, Aug SI. Kelso grocery and post
olllce are prospering. Why not? Lay
offa little village of l)vecre tracts, and let
some real enterprise show forth, and il Is
bound to develop In the near future. A
slae from Portland passes through Kelso
daily, and brings tourists to Sandy and
other points of Ihe mountains.
The steam threshers are in this vicinity.
It seems as if they all try to get there first.
Grain in this vicinity is not heavy this year.
Miss Alice Ilainbliu, of Pleasant Home,
is slaying with Mrs. Chase at Sandy.
Prominent among the hop pickers in this
partol Clackamas county is the Morris fam
ily complete, babies ami all. Mr. Banker's
family, R. Burch and family, Mrs. Klsworth
and son and daughter. Mrs. T. Snow.
Mrs. Geo. Leslie and two daughters, Mrs.
Shulterly and two sons, Frank Rotter, Al
fred Rich, Mrs. J. A. Stephens and family,
Mr. Hall and family, N. Layman and two
daughters, Jas. Miiuary anil family, Mr.
Craswell and family, Mrs. Miller ami fam
ily, Mr. I.lnsny and Lizzie Claggett The j
names preceding Mr. Ball's are Clackamas
county residents, the others are all of Mult
For the Price of One
Oregon City i
Ik. x. V O S- -V ' 1
FOR $1.50 PER YEAR
Cash In Advance
Old Nulwriliern to tint Kntkktkihk ly paying in mlviwu'o
aro iMititli'tl to thin oiler. This is the Im-hI cluliliiiiK
nllVr over iiinuV.
Bokinob, Aug. ST. Threshing machines
are still running. Damascus will tie about
cleared out this week.
Mr. Vetsch burnt his slashing last week.
M. D. Foreman, of Deep Creek, got one
of bis oxen burnt up last week.
Mrs. Charles Hoork and daughter, Mrs. J.
P. Earl, of Pendleton, are visiting friends
and relatives here.
W. S. Wood, of Powells Valley, and K.
Preston, of Deep Creek, are stepping around
with smiles Um)ii their races on account of
each having another heir at his house.
Among the young men of Damascus who
have recovered from sickness, is Kd iloring.
He carelul Kd, that the Corners do not make
you sick again.
Key. Geo. Iloork, of Salem, preached at
the M. E. chapel Sunday.
Dix Boring, of Damascus, went up to Mo
lalla to spend a few days with his sister,
Mrs. A. It. Mulligan. Ask 'm.
Qregon City Hogpital,
Convi'tiit'titlv of ttccrM ami lilctiHitnt locnlcil.
Fri'o from the noise nnJ tJtnttif tlierity.
Skillful nnrsi s hihI every convenience of n first
room that ptiticntH may have
tit'HH ami rest. Siwcial ronton
fl Serviced of tho lx-nt physicians of tin county ;
I in ntfmwl.'inoo
E TKIIMH KICAHONAML1C.
M Address, MISS M. E. LIIBKER, SUPT.
E OHKGON CITY, OH.
There is great danger in neglecting
colic, cholera and similar complaints,
An absolute prompt and afe cure is
found in De Witt's Colic and Cholera
cure. C. G. Huntley, Druggist.
To the Farmers
Binding twine cheaper than anywhere
at Charman A Son's Pioneer store.
dr. j. h. McLean s
Strengthening Cordial and
An Invigorating Tonic for strenpth
ening the weak, purify In jr. the blooc
and imparting the rosy hloom o;
health to the complexion. Gives) tom
and strength to the weak or distressed
stomach, sharpens the appetite, re
lieves fiilnttieuB and Invigorates th
whole system. I'leaxant to the taste
and a favorite with ladies. $1.00 per
bottle. Bold by all druggists.
The Dr. J. H. McLean Med. Co., St. Louie, Mo.
For sale hv C. J. Huntley, druggist.
nipt log-rolling in legislatures by which ex
cessive appropriations for these institutions and references, address World's Dispen-
are made, have grown into a great evil. It sary Medical Association, Buffalo, N. Y
would be best to rigidly restrict the educa
tional fund obtained by taxation to the sup
port of tbe common schools. The youth
who is to become fit to use a higher profes
sional education will obtain it without pub
lic aid, even if he has n't a dollar or a sec
ond suit of clothes.
It is Just a trifle difficult to tell Just what
the game law intends a violator shall be
fined, says the McMinnville Valley Tran
script. In one place the law states thai for
all violations under the provisions ot tbe
act shall not be less than fiO; then a little
Wedding stationery, the latest styles
and finest assortment ever brought to
Oregon City at the E.vterphisk office.
Wise is he who buys a home and stops
paying rent. C. O. T. Williams can fit
yon out on easy terms.
Justice blanks, real estate blanks, and
all other blanks at the Entkki'Bise of
fice. Portland prices.
Or. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World'! Fair Hlghect Award.
And all Arrffsnrles.
P. H. Ltctilcr k Co-.
Vi Ktrt S:rt,
F. R. CHOWN,
12 Firm Street.
FOPBfis Yepem EN
r UF.NI'1 UKC
fY.rM If, Hiil'li'S,
171 Klrl street,
IT.'i Kf'10 street.
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Mite. t. Cirllninl.
An'I giifiTHMeert by
The L. & Z. Swett Co.,
Xrir and second llsmt. f
Furniture. C.irpets, Bedding
201 & 203 Front, 202 Taylor Stf.
At (lie Imtit limiting;.
Gr;J:s & Luiilcr,
1'ri -i r: j tii.a j
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' Family Si Country
Dr. E C. Crown
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Jno L Cline
22 1 First Si rcpl.
All work flrtiii.
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Umx Weils & Co.
Ililnl A Wellington.
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TIKI tllllll"H nf tilt!
Siilo) Business Houses Ikt"
friven lire for referenci) und (rtiitl-
unce in country una miniiriMiu
buyers, They aro
recoininetideil as relitt
bio firms to deal with.
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;,:tcLa coirss ration
It-a llurd Stiect,
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Complete stock of
Fine Family Groceries,
Try my extra
Main and Fourteenth Streets.
l! IN TOWN.
I Vo illitnc'e Kni.l"ypi1
ii 'let our I'rlceii.
j I'aris Hair Store
F.E. Beach & Go.
11 Hlor In l ure
PAINTS AND OIL
And Oenaral Building
P. E. Corner Hr-t and
Oppomie l.H.lcl and
KAHI'hll'K H.KC I HICIMH.t l.ivi! 1'ortliiinl
and Orcein City evury funhiiin.. frniu7 A. M.
I. C IIWWNH
n; riiini hi.
Finn vulticB in
Tens it CoH'cpm.
M and Aider Hl.
CI Per Doz. at
lfi.')J Third St.
JohnS. Meek Co,
82 Sixth St.,
Prices to suit
otmllcM A Marian
m 1 ilrd 81.
Send (or 8mpla
.1 Aider Street
Sol 1 and Kx
Old Book Store
ittin!j Yiunhlll Ht
rrecM CoJce House
ColTe. tea or ohoeolate
Hume mt'le plot and
The Orcum and milk
It from lilt rnuoli.
Dinner Irnm 180 to I
p. in., 2roeiita.
320 WmhlUKlnn ttreet
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Avery it Co.
82 Third 8
Phot OH If 1.0(1 jl"f
'l".. K..J ik W..rk
2.'.:! Firt St.,
Wlii'i'o car kIiijis
Tin- I.. st plan:
for a p 11 n mi ni
On 11 pent pl-ice fur
Artist's Mais lain.
Art SI ore
3U7 Wtnlilm-iMii Ht
llelnei'li filll & (till
To Ilnok Cnnviitori
yy . ukakk,
Nltroui Oxide ftn for tbe palnleti tztraVloD
All work Warranted and prlcet remontb
Room 3, 4 and 8, 1011th went corner Thir l all
jtoriton iireen. i;mnr Hire Build n,
FOR SALE OR TRADE.
House and two acres near Park
J. K. GROOM, Oregon City, Or