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THE ENTERPRISE CORRESPOND
EMS SWEEP THE FIELD.
The Members of the D. of II. Entertain
tho Members or I'lg Iron Lodge
LoUne Onicers Elected.
0wKio,Iec. 4. Usl Saturday night was
a red If Iter night for Pig Iron Lodge No.
135, A. 0. IT. W. Both degrees were conferred
on ten men, greater number than ever
taken In at any one previous time. After
the initiatory ceremonies the members re
tired to Prosser'i hall and partook of an ele
rant lunch prepared by the ladies of the D.
ofH. After lunch the members of both
lodges, together with a Urge number of
Iriends, returned to the lodge room ami
spent an hour or more in speech making,
recitations and songs. It was a time long
to be remembered.
The revival services in the M. K. church
- closed Monday night. A good degree of
success has attended these meetings.
The wife or Kev. R. M. Jones, the Con
gregational minister, is quite ill at her home
in the new town. It is reported that she
lias the scarlet fever.
Mistletoe Lodge 'o. 20. D. of H., elected
officers last night for the ensuing term. The
officers elect are Mrs. Mary Walling, P. C.
or H. : Mrs. Jennie Davidson, C. of H. ;
Miss Blanche Dyer, L. ot H.;MissE. tf.
Worthington, C. orC; Miss Mary Bickner,
Recorder; Will Bickner, Fin.; Mrs. Polly
Kiser, S. U.; Geo. Saylor, I. W.; A. David
son, 0. V.
The many friends of Rev. C. M. Bryan
made him quite a donation this week, con
sisting of cash and provisions. This shows
a commendable spirit in these hard demo
cratic times. America.
We can save you big money on candy
and nuts this Christmas.
E. E. Williams, The Grocer.
Milwaukee, Dec 2.-The Christian En
deavor Local Union, comprising the Sell
wood, Willsburg and Milwaukee societies,
held their monthly meeting in the Evangel
ical church Sunday evening. A very large
and enthusiastic crowd attended, and the
interesting program was listened to with
marked attention. The next meeting will
be held at Sellwood in the Pesbyterian
church the first Sunday in January at 6:30
A number of our citizens have availed
themselves of the opportunity offered by
the diflerent transportation companies in
greatly reduced rates to California points.
The following are among those who have
taken a pleasure trip to the great metropo
lis: Mrs. Mooney and daughter Ella, Geo.
Wisainger, Mrs. M. Walker, Mr. and Mrs.
M. A. Wagner and family, Mr. Henry Km
ger. Milwaukee's young people are being kept
quite busy this winter, socially speaking.
A literary and debating society was or
gmnized two weeks ago. Its enrollment of
membership it about 35. Meetings are held
every Saturday evening in the town ball,
where a good time is enjoyed by all. We
also have two musical classes, one under
the leadership of Prof. K. F. Mullan; the
second was started last Friday evening by
Pror. Wright, or Portland, with Mrs, J,G.
Wilson of this place as assistant. Both
classes are progressing nicely, with a very
bright future before them. Any wishing to
avail themselves of the opportunity to learn
music in all Its forms can do so by joining
either closs. Charges very moderate.
Mrs. Bargeant, who so severely sprained
her ankle two months ago, is now able to
move about with the aid of crutches.
Theo. Dahl, who baa been conducting a
butcher shop in Milwaukee for the last two
and sbalfyoars, sold out the entire busi
ness to Eogar Norton, who will conduct the
shop in the future.
Get our Christmas prices on candy,
E. E. Williams, The Grocer.
Mihk, Dec. 2. Farmers are wishing for
nice weather for a few days so they can fin
ish putting in their grain.
Mr. Schubel, of Elyville is visiting rela
tives in this neighborhood.
Fred and Will Steiner and Joe and Albert
Studemati spent last week in the moun
tains. They report having had a very
pleaxant time, but did not like the trouble
of carrying home game, so they left it there
until next time.
E. D. Homschuch, of Oregon City, is
spending a few days with his parents.
Ed Hettman went to Oregon City to work.
Martin's sawmill has not been running
the last few days on account of the mas
qurade ball at Linn's. Doing business in
; the wrong direction.
Quite a number of Iftrge boys and girls are
attending our school which speaks well for
the teacher, A. C. 8trange.
Borne ot the boys went fishing Thanks
giving day, but had bad luck. Some caught
one, some two, and some none, but all got
a good wetting.
C. Hornschuch went to Oregon City the
other day to sell some bogs but could not
C. A. Dolph, of Portland, was seen in this
neighborhood last Friday looking for his
son Joseph who has disappeared.
If you are on the Christmas tree com
mittee don't fail to get our special holi
lay prices for candy, nuts and fruit.
E. E. Williams, The Grocer,
Oregon City, Oregon.
Needv, Bee. 2. Noah Hardesty, of Mo
laila, was seen on the streets or Needy Sun
day. There was a young wind storm here Fri
day night which blew down some trees, but
did no other damage.
Otis Townsend, or Oregon City, was vis
iting his uncle Walt Noblitt, at Needy Sun
day. An interesting trial was witnessed here
4n Saturday, November 30, held before
Justice liittrr. The parties were John Tay
lor versus John Strlcklln. Suit was Insti
tuted to regain po-st'Sflon of leaned prop
erty held by John Stricklln, by reason ol
tome covenants of contract being broken by
tliedelendant. J. A. Marks of Harlow, ap
peared for the plaintiff, ami 0. I. Dlmlck,
or Hubbard, fur the defendant. A verdict
in favor of Ih delendaat waa given by the
jury, composed of George Scramlin, Frank
E. Fish. Albert Dribble, J. Smith, L. Wing
and Goo. Kinger. All present were lm-
' preseed by the arguments of the defendant's
Horn, to the wife of Joseph Myers, o boy
weight twelve pounds. Mother and child
The question before tho Needy literary
society last Friday night was, hesolved
That the whisky tralllc has done more In
jury to the country than war and ambition.
The affirmative won alter a hot argument.
Amongour ablest seakers are Sam Wolller,
Andy Tompson, l.euis Montamton. G.
Hienti.C. Minier, Leon Coc'iran and t'arl
Mr.. Booth went to Oregon City last Sat
urdev and returned Sunday.
F. C. Perry is going to Portland this week
to order a stink of groceries and excls to
have a full stix-k in about ten days.
The masque ball at Wiggins's hop house
Thanksgiving night was a complete suc
cess, there being forty-eight numbers. Walt.
Noblitt took first prite ami Oscar Walkins
second for gents. Sain KolTiuau who was
dressed to represent a lady took first priie
for ladies. We did not learn the lady's
name tuat took second prue. The dance
was managed by Geo. Olgesbv.
The United Brethren have been holding
revival meeting at Scanty Grace school
house lor the past two weeks and are get.
ting a good many members. Lock Ridings
joined Thursday night.
Walt. Noblitt and Julius Moreland made
a business trip to Oregon City Friday wilh
a four-horse team and wagon.
Mertie Tompson and Fred Osterholti
went to Monmouth to spend Thanksgiving.
Mrs. I Noblitt paid a visit to Oregon City
last Saturday and Sunday. Nika.
We can save you big money on candy
and nuts this Christmas.
E. E. Williams, Oregon Citv.
Sunsivside, Dec. 4.-There has been quite
a number of changes since last writing. The
Reeds have moved back and are living in J.
Deardorft'i house until spring.
Peter Buck has sold his place to G. Me
Murray. Mr. Buck and family have gone
to California to make their home.
John Welch and family have been mak
ing a visit here, and while here traded his
farm in Washington for Mr. White's place
here. Mr. Welch will take possession at
Mr. Sumner has also been selling some of
Mr. Feblman has moved to Mr. Bach
Miss Margaret Reed has been visiting
the family of ber uncle, J. Reed.
The Free Methodists bave started a re
vival. They have a new preacher who is
very confident of making a good many
The spiritualists hold meetings every
School is progressing very well, but we all
think we ought to bave several more months
of teaching each year. Children only com
mence to learn in such a short term before
On Thankgiving day all enjoyed a good
dinner or a good dance.
A masked ball at George Thompson's
house was largely patronized, there being
twenfy-five numbers sold, and many were
present who did not dance.
Mrs. Davern has sold her place and moved
away, and no one cried about it either.
Much wood has been hauled from this vi
cinity this fall and summer, but hauling
has stopped at present on account of storm v
Get otir Christmas price on candy,
E. E. Williams, Oregon City.
Looak, Dec. 1. The Pourdown society
met last night, and though the crowd was
small the program was very enjoyable. The
officers are J. C. Spragne. president; Tom
Swales, sergeant-at-arms; Miss, M. Reed,
secretary and treasurer. They will meet
again Friday, December 13, and every two
weeks thereafter. The debate last night on
the question, Resolved, That the invention
of machinery is a benefit to the labor
ing class, was decided for the negative.
The question for the next meting is " Re
solved, That capital punishment on circum
stantial evidence ought to be abolished.
The leaders are Attrice Kirchem, affirma
tive, and Robert Ginther, negative.
The A. P. A. gives an entertainment De
cember 12, and another one in about two
Prof. Griffith gave his popular lectures at
the lower Logan schoolbouse this week.
Some of our young people attended the
party at Hatton's Friday night.
Thanksgiving passed quietly in Logan,
but the turkey suffered in many homes.
The turkey shooting at Joe Kircheni's on
the 27th was a success.
Jacob Huber it well pleased with Ibe
team of mules he recently purchased.
Fred Gerher butchered eight fine hogs for
market last Saturday.
Frank Wilson's new barn looms up, s
monument to hit Industry.
Miss Axie Robertson and others are suf
fering with severe colds.
Dr. Hickman bas had calls to attend the
tick in the neighborhood.
Mr. Benson Is down with the pleurisy.
Rev. Hedge delivered a sermon this morn
ing and announced that Rev. LIngerin
would not be here to carry on protracted
meeting as be is in the midst of a revival
at his borne. Peabl.
Logan, Aug. 8. The Logan flouring mills
have been overhauled and refitted, and are
now makings first class grade of Hour. Will
grind for one-eighth and guarantee satisfac-
ion. If GusFiscuek.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Highest AUtfal sad Diploma.
CAN BY MCWl).
City Oftlcert Weeted-A Content on Hand -Law !
Soil fur SMiinlaj.
Cahby, IVc. 4. -The officers elected In
Cmbyniithe 2d Inst, for the ensuing two
year are II. A. Lee, mayor; W, W. Weed,
James I'hegley, sen. and George Knight, Jr.,
whh the fourth councilman yet to be de
cided upon II. A. Vorpalil, K. Hampton,
and 0. W. Sturges being tied for Hie
place, with a vole of ;fc! each,
11. A. U'i, mayor elect, waa one of His
hold-over conucihuen, thereby making an
other vacancy to lie filled.
The treasurer elect Is Geo. Knight, sen.,
w ho succeeds himself.
There were 73 votes cast. The highest j
vole received by any candidate was lllty,
that being the number given for Treasurer j
Knight. The voles were very evenly di-1
vided. The election was harmoii lous and
orderly in every respect.
The hop contract suit between D. W.
Howard as plalnlilf vs. M. Itelnsteill de
fendant, will be heard In Judge Shank's
court on Saturday next at 1 P. M. This
suit is attracting considerable attention
among hop growers, as it seeks to deter
mine the legal and technical phases of I lie
ordinary hop dealer's contracts iihii which
mouev is loaned to hop growers on the
strength of their crops.
Miss Hen ha Knight, who is a student In
the Willamette I'niversliy at Salem, spent
Thanksgiving with her parents.
Henry Knight, who was so seriously in
j n red some lime ago at Wheeler's saw mill,
is slill confined to his bed.
The Christian church was crowded to its
utmost ctpacitv Sunday at 11 A M. and in
the evening to hear the subject of "What
must a sinnerdo to be saved from his sins?"
The subject was ably handled In the morn
ing by K-v. Roberts of the Christian chinch
and in theeveniug by Rev. Malhew of the
We will have tons of randy, nuts and
fruits for Christmas trade ami we are
going to sell them cheap.
E. E. Williams, The Grocer,
Hiohlanp. Dec. 1. The farmers have all
their wheat and some fall oats sown.
John Heft and family have moved on his
brother's farm. He has concluded to be a
Chas. Welch, lernierly living near Oregon
Citv, has rented his father's farm. 11
moved to his new home last Monday.
Mr. Shoemaker, a gentleman from Oregon
City, has rented the place formerly owned
bv Mr. Weiss.
G. R. Miller snrained hit ankle quite se
verely snd Is unable to walk.
Chas. Rutherford was home last Saturday
and Sunday visiting hit parents. He reports
his school in a prosperous condition.
Geo. Harrington, teacher of the Tracy
school, was home visiting his parents Sat
urday and Sunday.
Mrs. Wm. Stone, and Mist Helen Tsylor,
teacher of Redland school, spent Thanks
giving with Mr. and Mrs. E. Harrington.
Miss Alice Kirk visited relative! in Ore
gon City last week.
U. W. Parish from Newport was visiting
friends and relatives of this place last week.
We can continually hear the ring of John
Wallace's sledge hammer. He Is splitting
snd ourning logs snd improving bis farm
as fast as possible. It is hinted that John
will soon have a housekeeper.
Quite a number of the young people of
this place attended the masquerade si
Linn's, and the sheet and pillow case dance
at Viola. All report having s good time.
If you are on the Christmas tree com
mittee, don't fail to get our specirl holi
day prices on candy, nuts and fruit. E
E. Williams, the grocer, Oregon City.
Bokixos, Dec. 2. It is a long time
since there his been anything in the paper
The republicans have l:rd from Ken
tucky but the populists and democrats
The populists of Borings held t meeting In
the school house Saturday, November 30, at
2:30 P. M. The speakers were the Honora
ble Mr. Secore of Oregon City and William
Dean of Sandy Ridge. Tbey did away with
all of the railroads and all of the "gold
bugs," and coined the money in the school
house. All that a person has to do now Is
to start toward (be school house and meet
the big slver dollars coming down the road
through the mud. We hope that Messrs.
Dean and Secore will get rich and fat on
silver now. Come again, gentlemen, and
we republicans will have a walk over In the
Once more the rain has come and farmers
N. Burnlger has finished his jobof clear
ing for M. Vetsch and is going to build on
bis own land.
Mr. Welch's folks, of Salem, h ave moved
down and are building on their land. They
have their house done. We are glad to see
tbem come for they are good citlzeni.
0. W. Boring who Is attending school at
the Portland University spent Thanksgiv
ing at home.
Mrs. Chambers and her two sons who
were recently from California, are stopping
at Mrs. Hickey's.
Mr. Rogers of Iowa, waa visiting W. H.
Boring and other friends In this vicinity a
few days ago. His ton William is attending
school at the Portland University.
F. Hederman is clearing some more land
A. K. Mulligan, whs hat been stopping
at Damascus for awhile, is working In Port
land now. He is conductor on an electric
W. H, Boring is improving the looks of
his place by taking out some stumps.
There is now no school at Borings.
We can sava yon big money on candy
and nuts this Christmas. E. E. Will
iams, the grocer, Oregon City.
Ladies Dr. Sawyer's Pastilles are ef
fectual for female weakness, pain on top
of the head and lower part of the back.
It strengthens and cures. Sold by Geo.
A. Now Line of....
223-v I m rr
Are largely the product of txxir
A SORK FACE
Is a just cause for profanity and
LIKE A CONVICT
Do many men look after tbelr
hair has been cut by an incom
fo the Public-
DELIVER AT VOI R IKH'PK:
The Gambrines Pilsner or
Bavarian Bottle Beer, per
Doz. Quarts at 1 50
California White Wine per gal NO
" Claret Wine jxt pal. HO
" Tort Wine per gal. 1 50
" Cherry Wine per gal. 1 f)()
Beat " Grape Brandy per gal. 4 00
lOyear old Whiskey, Nonpa
reil per gal -1 CK)
Our goods will be found tho best
ever offered to the public at tho prico.
Leave your order. We garrantee
our goods to give satisfaction or
will cherfully refund your money.
N. F. Zimmerman.
For K Beer leave yourorclor.
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
LOCATED BETWKKN THE IIKIDGK AND
Double and Single Rigs, and sad
dle horses always on band at the
lowest prices. A corrall connected
with the barn for loose stock.
Information regarding any kind or
stock promptly attended to by person of
Horses Bought and Sold.
Horses Boarded and Fed on reason
State Insurance Co.
Favorable arrangements have been
made with the
Fireman's Fond Insurance Company
For the substitution of policies' of the
STATE INSURANCE COM I'ANY, with
out loss to the assured.
Before canceling you policies, rail on
aKents of the FIREMAN'S FUND IN
Edmond C. Giltner,
Receiver of the Statelnsurafice Company
Bring your policies to
F. E. Donaldson,
Aent FIREMAN'S FUND INSUR
ANCE CO. at Oregon City, Oreiwn.
1 1 i iivti-t w
Rosenkrans, Canby, Or.
Nuts, Dates, Figs,
j Lemons, Bananas,
sweet apple Cider.
And (inytlilnu you mlutit wnal fur your
TlumkHgivitiK Dinner -
MARK & ltOBEKTSOX,
1 (1HOCKUH i
7th and Center
New and Enlarged Shop with all appliances for
MACHINE WORK & CASTING.
All work executed in tho best manner possible. Promptness guaran
teed on all orders.
RBPA1RI1TG - A-SPEOIALTY.
Prices tho lowest to be had in Portland. Shop on Fourth Street,
near Main, Oregon City, Oregon.
Ij. ROAKE & CO., Proprietors.
GROCERIES, CROCKERY, FLOUR, FEED, ETC.
O YOU NEED f
. .. ANY-
DOORS, WINDOWS, MOULDING,
Or Building Material?
Go to C- H- BESTOW-
Lowest cash prices ever ofTered for
FIRST - CLASS GOODS.
Also combination wire and picket fence,
HARTMAN STEEL PICKET FENCE.
And best farm fencing made. Prices to suit hard times.
Shop Opp. Congregational Church,
MAIN STREET. OREGON CITY.
Cranberries, and jj
Sts., on the