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THE ENTF.Rl'lllsK COUKKSPONU
EMS SWEEP THE El ELI).
Brpnhllran Club tn Meet A Turkey
Shoot -WarmT irnjr ' Meet
Meeting f Debater.
New Kka, Pec. 23. Lots of rain ami
1lentv of muds; ro price for hops and
nothing for spuds. That is the way things
re here in our populist precinct.
Don't forget that next Saturday evening
our republican club meets at Drown'
chool hou?e iq this (New Era) precinct.
Able speakers will be present from Oregon
City and elsewhere,
".There was shooting match at B. C. l-e-laiuls
last Friday. All the boys got some
game. V. S. Rider was the champion shot
of the day. He went home with two tur
keys under his arm.
Christmas is nearly here and everybody
is expecting something valuable for a pres
ent something like wedding ring or a
W. G. Randall is building quite an addi
tion to his house.
J. L. Waldron has gone to San Francisco
where he is now ready to handle consign
ments ol potatoes for his neighbors here
Warner Grange P. of II meets next Sat
urday at their hall in Sew Era. We expect
Urge attendance and will be pleased to
have visitors from other granges.
The debating society at Union hall last
Wednesday evening did not discuss the
question, Resolved, That Intemperance has
..caused more guttering than war. The
"Weather was so bad that scarcely any at
tended. " Peanuts roasted to order at the Nov
elty Candy Factory.
Butte Creek Sewa.
Bcttr Cskkk, Dec. 24. Scott's mill is to
have ths only Christmas tree in this sec
tion. Hard times, "don't yon know?"
The literary societies at Marquam and
Monitor are in a flourishing condition.
J. R. White drove a good band of cattle
to Salem Tuesday.
Fox hunting is the lavonte amusement
with the boys nowadays,
Leonard Gardner and wife, ef Salem, are
-visiting friends and relatives here.
Mr. French is conducting a music school
at Marquam and Monitor.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L.Briggs.of Stay ton, are
isiiing at J. R. White's this week.
Mrs. Jane Reed is very low. The doctors
re not able to tell the nature of ber sick
ness. Lawrence McClnre, of Salem, is visiting
in this section.
Peter Jensen, who has been working in
Portland, has returned home.
Misses Alice and Inez Birtchet are visit-
Jn in Salem this week.
The old guns have been cleaned and the
people have been waiting for the lion tm
how himself. B.
Sugar Bands of all colors at the Nov
elty Candy Factory.
Col ton Bewi.
Colton, Dec 22. Lota ol rain and more
J. Gorbett bad the misfortune to lose one
ot his milch cows last week by being foun
dered. C. E. Gorbett, assisted by P. E. Bonney,
has butchered bis fattened swine. They
were fine porkers.
We bad a social hop last week at the new
residence of Mr. Dowetl. Quite a numbar
were present notwithstanding the stormy
night, and a very enjoyable evening was
pent by all,
The Yonng brothers also gave a dance at
their home on Milk creek. The boys un
derstand well how to entertain their guests
and make all enjoy themselves.
J. Gorbett made a Hying trip to Jefferson
last week to visit bis mother-in-law, Mrs. J.
Leason. He reports ber hale and hearty for
one of ber age.
Miss Sophia Lafferty, who has been on the
sick list during the summer and fall, is
lowly improving under the treatment of
Dr. Catbie, of Woodburn.
Our postmistress is suffering with a severe
attack of neuralgia.
One would think to see B. W. B. put on
his bi'led shirt and fried collar, and saddle
ap his race horse and start off with that se
rious yet happy look on his countenance,
that he was determined to visit the four
corners of the earth. But a litte bird whis
pers there is only one Corner that has any
attraction for him.
J. Brooks, of Troutdale,is spending a few
days on his mountain ranch.
The Salvation army is making good pro
gress under the care of Mr. and Mrs. Thos.
Grace and Charlie Robeson.
John and James Commer are again in our
Ralph Young had the misfortune to cut
his foot pretty badly last week. It is pretty
rough on Ralph so near Christmas.
Fine French candy will be put up in
boxes of all sizes at the Novelty Candy
Harmony, Dec. Dec. 21. On the evening
. of the 5th Inst, quite a number of enthusi
tic debaters met at the school house and
commenced the organization of a literary
and debating society. Tbey met again on
the 1.3th and finished the organization and
elected officers for one year. John GalTney.
jr., was elected president. R. 8. McLaugh
lin, the chairman pro tern, appointed John
Wise and Harry Gilford to escort the presi
dent elect to the chair. As soon as the tre
mendous applause subsided Mr. OalJ'iicy
responded lo a call for a speech. The elec
tion then proceeded. Charles (i. Millard
was elected vice president, K. Klurchler sec
retary, Kdward Lyons sergeant at-uniif. I
All the officers elected responded to a call
for a speech. The question for debate was,
KesoUed, That lire is more destructive
than water. As it was growing lute it was
moved to adjourn. The motion was de-
j feated. K. S. M l..,ughli , l aider lor the
altirnuilhe, mill John li.ttVin-x f.r thf muil-
live proceeded to select lhir Judge, when
I il wii ngiiiii moved lo aojouru. The vole
resulted in a lie. The vice president had
taken the i huir and tlutl worthy uthcial tie
I dared " thai this deluie proceed tonignt he
i lore e forci'l wnn! we have leumcil." Ap
j plausel. Ara Mel aughlin, K Suiri hlcr, and
Charles Milhud were cho-en lor Judges, and
after lisietiii g lo argument tunn both Mica
that would hate made a Philadelphia, law-
j yer scratch bin head where il did not itch,
they decided in lavorol Ihealllrinalive. Lit -'
erarv exercises were rendered last night.
I The iiuestiou for disctusinn at the next
I meeting l, Are doctor more useful than
I lawu'rsT (.'has. Millard leader lor the af
, Urinative, ilirain It.itiiu for negative. The
meetings pi the society w ill he on Friday
Some iuteiest is being taken about who la
to be our next road supervisor. Many hope
that Win. Counsell will be given charge of
both of these districts. We believe .Mr.
Counsel! is competent for the iosilioii, and
we think such a mi inuld have the place.
Mrs. Chaile.sOtt Is very sick at this writ
ing. Mrs. Millard is also on the sick lint.
The Noveltv Candv Factory ha not
tons ol candies, but has an ample sup
ply of pure, freeh, home-made and im
ported candies to supply the trade of Or
egon City and adjacent places. Our pri
ces will suit. See for yourself.
Clackamas, Dec 23. Hen Knox and
SarU Colver have just come home from a
hunt down on the Little and Big Nastuck.
They killed H--e deer and much small
Mrs. Revnolds, who is here on a visit to
her daughter, Mrs. Wells, is on the sick
Miss Cora Join. sou, who has been attend
ing tne Oregon Ciiy scliool this winter, is at
home during the holidays.
Mrs. Magtie Ouv ns put on the train
Monday the 23d to be sent to the insane asy-1
1" ere was a dance at Mr. Capps Decent. ;
ber 17, whi. h lasted till 12 o'clock. All had
a lively time.
Last Sunday evening, December 22, ti,rre
was a lively time had in the street. V, alter
Wilson ami Kriti Cosher bad a ligl ,V, Nei
ther whs badly hurt, though Walt )ISJ one
of his lingers and one ear bitten.
Miss .May Garrison and Mrs, Hickeyand
son are in ibis place visi.ing friends till
after the holidays.
Mr. Morris, of California, is visia,.g his
uncle, George Websf-r, ol this place.
Blank note, receipt and order books
at the E.N'TKP.PKiak office
Clarke, Dec. 22. Tha Germans are go
ing to have a Christmas tree in the M. K.
church Christmas eve.
II. vV. Uard has moved into his new
Mrs. K. Bflifv while going out of a door
fell on the steps and received a few bruises
but none that were serious.
John L. Card's school will close in five
Jack Ringo will play the violin at the
mask ball at Mill Creek Christmas night.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. W.
Gard has been quite sick with a bad cold
and a cough.
Harry Lee has gone to Oregon City again
Miss Carrie Cummings, of Oregon City,
will be home to spend Christmas.
Mr. Smith is running his saw mill while
it is bad weather.
R. and J. Ringo are going to tear down
the old house that their grandfather built
over thirty vears ago and build a new one
in the spring. Alma.
Staffoiw, Dec. 22. The weather today is
very pleasant af'er our fortnight of storm.
About twoand a half inches of snow laid on
the ground Friday, but that is nearly all
No teaming is being done on tbe roads at
present, so onr pablic thoroughfares are in
a No. 1 condition.
There is to be a Christinas tree at the
German Baptist cbnrch on Wednesday
About on hundred persons were present
at tbe Duplex society last night. Besides
tbe regular program there was a debate on
tbe question, Resolved, That women should
be granted tbe right of suffrage. The ques
tion was ably handled, and after a lengthy
discussion was decided in favor of .the af
firmative. A paper was also read by J. Q.
Gage which afforded a goodly amount of
merriment. It was an ilustrated sheet,
and had drawings of the officers of the Du
plex, and several others, accompanied by a
short sketch of their lives.
Misses Katie and Lizzie Boliatz are spend
ing tbe holidays with their parents here.
They have been staying in Portland for
some time and now are enjoying the fresh
air of the country.
David Weolfte has been attending school
at McMinnville, but returned home yester
day to spend the holidays.
Mr. Weid, sr., of Jefferson, visiting his
daughter, Mrs. Weddle.
0. N. Phillips sowed tome wheat the
other day and the weather has not permit
ted him to go on the ground since. Rest in
peace, Gid; it will become dry enough be.
fore harvest time so you can harrow your
Miss Adell Larson had the misfortune to
fracture a small bone in her wrist while
staying with friends in Sherwood. She was
brought home and is getting along nicely.
Mint I'eters tilted lit sausage mill to be
run by water power, and when put in mo
tion it ground up hogs at such a rate of
speed as to seem almost incredible.
Lo'iAS, Auir. S. The I swan llouring nulls
have been overhauled mid refitted, and are
now milking a first das') crude of lluur. Will
Kritid for one eichtli und guarantee Mitislac- !
ion. tf; (ji.' rn" iiKK. j
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder j
World's Fair Highest JKedaJ and Diploma.
Mr 1,1 NO NEWS.
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Neighbors Worth llaviue- I'leaerr (Vangera- I
tlnuign Meets Olllceri.
! Mt'l.iNo, lco. Ii!. The llrst little Hurry of!
! snow fell at this place last night, covering
1 the Mowers and giving us a slight hint of
j what our friends east of the Rockies are re-1
' reiving, where cold and snow storms are j
i the order of the day.
Mr, Mulvey, w ho bad 'the misfortune to I
, pise his barn by tire a short time since, has
about completed a new one, a neat co initio-!
dious structure MHltlfeet, s bedded on two:
sides with stables, etc; and he wishes I
through the columns of the Khtkanusi to
express uls thanks to the many friends and
neighbors w ho so kindly heled In raising
and shingling the bam; many donating as j
much as two and Hire days work. On one j
day several ladies assisted Mrs, Mulvey in
il house for which belli aha la vnrv rrate-
I " '
P. S. Noyer and wife, formerly residents of i
this place, visited the grange last Saturday.
They were among the founders of this
grange over twenty years ago, and it w as
with pleasure that we welcomed them to
our midst again,
Molalla grange had a full attendance and
held its annual election of officers, as fol
lows: Master. C. T. Howard; Overseer,
Charles Holman; Bteward, Graves; As
sistant Steward, Cole; Lecturer, Reu
ben Wright; Treasurer, J. Knot Is; Secre
tary. Mary S. Howard; Chaplain, Mrs. Ben
lab Holman; Oat Keeper, Edward Ham
mond; Pomrna, Mrs. KateGoucher; Flora,
Mrs. Addle Wright; Ceres, Mrs. M. A,
Knotts; Lady Assistant Steward, Mrs, F.m-
We hear that Mr. Fjtluer, who went to j
visit his sister in Wellington, i' quite sick.
Mr. Rogers, the miller, made a trip to
Oregon City on Sunday to bring out his fa- j
ther and motl.rr. of Portland, to spend the ,
holidays, br.t finding the roads so bad tbey j
postponed, their visit. j
A cer,ain young man of Mulino, when1
asked oy th average young boy why he was j
sucn a good pedestrian these dark and
jrtny nights, replied, " O! that is nothin',
t am only goin' to see Jo." Ali'H.v.
Molai.lv, Dec. 2:1. Lee Harlesa djed at
his brother's Friday, the 20th.
J. 11. Jackson and laiidly made a Hying
i trip to Portland last week.
I Miss Helen Case is staying at home this
I winter and going to school.
Wm. Skein has some Chinamen grubbing
Having lo"tbnll is the order of the day.
Sy Hatton has moved to our part of the
W. St urges is going to work with his
stump puller for Prof. Mavil.
Miss Katie Kistar and Miss Ida Wilson
were visiting at Wm. l.owry's last Sunday.
Every one Is making preparations far a
Prof. Mavil and family intend to spend
Christmas In Oregon City.
The boys of our burg are taking great in
terest In the foot ball game that is to come
Crkschkt, Dec. 2.1. We are having a reg
ular Webfoot Christmas.
The Christmas tree at the church last
evening was quite a success. About 75 per
sons were present. The program, consist
ing of appropriate songs and rtcitations,
was followed by the distribution ol presents
by Santa Clans.
Charles Livesay is building an addition to
Amos Gard, of this place, who has been
working at Martin's sawmill, is home for
There was a populist meeting at our
school bouse last Saturday. We have not
learned whether any " deacons" were pres
ent Several of the young people of this place
atiended a dance at tbe borne of Sam Jones
in Highland last Saturday.
Charles Livesay and family are spending
Christmas with bis parents at Eagle Creek.
Viola. Dec. 25. J. M. Hayden has gone
J. Ii Sevier came home from Portland to
stay a week or two.
Charles Hayden has gone to Bridal Veil to
stay a few days.
Mrs. J. W. Karsten returned from a three
days visit in Woodburn last Monday.
Samuel Walker, of Woodburn. is visiting
his brother, Newton Walker and family.
He ia on his way home after a two months
stay in Idaho.
Kev. J. W. Palmateer and wife, of Leon,
ate their Christmas turkey at Viola..
Mrs. J. C. Young, of Ixigan, visited with
Mrs. W. C. Ward last week.
W. T. Allen and family, of Nebraska,
arrived in Viola last Saturday and eipect to
make this their future home. Mr. Allen is
a son-in-law of Lorenzo Tenny.
Our young people organized a whist club
and met for the first time last Saturday at
the residence of Arthur Mattoon, where
this Interestinggame was played until a late
The Logan dramatic club gave an enter
tainment at the Viola hall last Wednesday.
All report a good time and went home hop
ing that the L. D. C. would come again in
the near future.
The Christmas exercises at the M. K.
church were a success in every respect. The
music was furnished by Miller's full orches
tra; the sons and recitations were appro
priate to the occasion, and well rendered.
Presents were numerous, some quite costly,
and everybody went home happy.
Twin City Items.
Pakkplack and Gladstone, Dec. 25.
The literary Mjciety met an UHiial Saturday
night w th a Knnd attendance. On the
rjueution, KeKolved, '1 hat rdm-ation nhould
he compuloory in this tnte, the negative
I'rof. firillitli Kve a lecture on love,
courtship nnd niarruure. He surceeded in
marrying three couples.
The hoys who went to Oregon City to dA
bate with the He erion sm ietv came hank
with flying colors. The hoys thank the so-
Wo luiyo just
Crockery, and in
couM wish, for
ciety for the courteous inunner In which
they were entertained. The llesperions
will be In our city Saturday evening.
K. W. Smith, who is attending school at
Corvallis, is spending his vacation with his
Mrs W. A. Punchy went to Portland the
lirst nf the week fur the purpose of visiting
her daughter, Mrs. S. K. llolcouih.
Mrs. Ili-own, of Woodburn, and Mrs.
Wallace, ol Portland, were visiting rela
tives ill vihidstnne.
Percy Cross has been unable lo attend
school on account of a sprained ankle.
Turkey shooting was tho mam point of
interest in Gladstone yeMerday.
The entertainment given last night was a
succcess. Tbe building was finely decora
ted. Old Panta Clans appeared 111 due sea
son, mails a short speech lo the children,
and then distributed the preset)... After
all was through he hid them good bye till
next year, when he promised to come
If you suffer with piles, it will interest
you to know that DeWitt'a Witch Hnel
Salve will euro them. This medicine is
a giecific for all complaints of thin
character, and if instructions (which are
simple) are carried out a cure will result.
We have tested this in numerous cases,
and always with like results. It never
Dr. A. P. .Sawyer Sir : Alter Buffering
for four years with female weakness I
was pursuadod by a friend to try your
Pastilles, and after using them one year,
I can sav I am entirely well. I can not
recommend them too highly.
Mrs. M. H. Brook, Branson, Bethel
Branch Co. Mich.
Sold by Geo. A. Harding.
Wife Here's an account of a man
who shot himself rather than Buffer the
pangs of indigestion. Husband The
tool I Why didn't he take DeWilt's Little
Karly Risers? I used to suffer as bad as
he did before I commenced taking these
One minute Cough Cure is right
named. It adonis instant relief from
ufTering when afllicted with a severe
cough or cold. It acta on the throat,
bronchial tubes, and lungs and never
fails to give immediate, relief.
Coughing irritates the delicate organs
and aggravates the disease. Instead of
waiting, try One Minute Cough Cure. It
helps at once, makes expectoration easy,
reduces the soreness and inflamation,
Every one likes it.
Dr. L. L. Pickens, dentist, does all
kinds of dental work. Gold crowns,
porcelain crowns and bridge work a
specialty. All operations guaranteed for
5 years. Call and got my prices. Office
jn Barclay building
No excuse for sleepless nights when
you can procure One Minute Cough
Cure. This will relieve all annoyances,
cure the most severe cough and give you
rest and health. Can you afford to do
Pale. thin, bloodlesn people should use
Dr. Suwyer's Ukatine. It is the greatest
remedy in the world for making the
weak Btrong. Hold by Geo. A. Harding.
Any remedy that will relieve a teeth
ing baby or a feverish child is invaluable
Stecdnian's Soothing Powders have done
this for fifty years.
Do Witt's Little Early KiMjrsfor bilious
ncfl, ind--rtK'n, constipation. A small
pill, a prompt cure.
One Minute Cough (Jure is h, popular:
remedy for croup. H ifi for children and j
lwivod a largo assortment
fact, almost anything a person
a useful New Year's l'resent.
CHILDREN'S PRESENTS !
Our assortment will make the, little ones happy.
Polls, Toy (tuns, Mocks, Halls, Taints, Drums, Tops,
Horns, etc., etc. Just tho thing to make tho little
folks happy as kings.
Greatly Reduced I
Ladies' felt hats at Mc and trimmed ones from
Nuts, Dates, Figs,
3 J Lemons. Bananas, Cranberries, and
j sweet apple Cider.
A in I n.viliiu j-ou mlulii wmit l'r your
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7th and Center Sts.. on the Hill. 1
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When your chiMrcn ni'cil n laxative or Htoinnch
nnl bowel regulator, buy
BABY'S FRUIT LAXATIVE.
Fifty down lor twenty-live contH. The Bcaoon for
coUIh nml coughn it upon uh. I n order to be pre
pared for an emergency, get a bottle of
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The beHt in the riiurket. Prion 25 cents. For sale
at tho CANBY PHARMACY, Car.by, Or.
DR. J. H. IRVINE, Proprietor.
Thos. Charman & Son's.
Oregon City, Oregon.
Sts., on the Hill.