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OREGON CITY, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1897.
(JJ K,0, LATOUKKTTR,
COUNSELORS AT LAW
VAIN STKKKT OtlKUON CITY, 6KIC00N.
Ptirulah Ati.tracta of Tltln, 1 ,0ml Mousy, Poro-
MiiriirnKio, mm irannaoi tlvlivral
J J K. CltOHA,
ATroUNKV AT LAW.
flU. PSACTICS IX A IX COIIKTI Of Till STATS
Ileal Kilata and Iiiinranre.
OHlfeoii Main Hlrrnt tint. Hlith and Horonth,
umuuM CITY. OK.
K. MA UK 4,
ATTOltNKY AT LAW,
Will i.rnlli'P In all ths courts of the !
Olliiit (iii()llit nmrl limine In ChiiIIi'IiI
COUNSELOR AT LAW
Will f rHiM mlvx(iia, mats nbatrsPla. loan
mutiny, .a () ii. mi l tauiaii a g oimral
OIHiw flrit fl'ior adjoining Hank uf 0 egoit City.
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Tiro Men Drowned hihI Nfrenil Injured
bj IhB (,'ollflpe oft Dam.
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IKOWNKI.I. A CAMPIIKU.
ATTOKNKY.S AT LAW,
Will prarllr In all ttio couru of tha aula.
8 to, lu c uA 1 1 lii. ilhiu.
Fresh Fruit-Best Quality
Fine Table Groceries
None bettor in tho city. A pplondid selection and all
frenli, rrices as low as to lo liad in tho city.
Corner Main aud Fourteenth Sts.
The nuilfli-n coIIhi of s coirerdam,
rutalniiiK bxly of water L'8 feet higli,
In Rlution B cancl of the I'ottlan.l Gen
eial Eluctric compttny on tliH Went Hide
atll:D0i m.TupiwIay, buried 10 men,
who were working benealh it, in a weth
Inic mini of WHter and flying timber, in
which Jacob MuComb and Anton Nat
terlin, IohI their live and five other
were more or lem ieriously hurt. The
injured are: Thomas Hiniih, njilne
Injured; W. W. 8milh, ritflit et broken;
Harvey Little, left arm enm
men were put to work repairing the j
damage and by 6 o'clock Wednesday t
evening water waa turned into tiie canal
and the vartoua ' indnntriea deriving
pfjwer from the canal were enabled to
The Flrntl han kicl vine Dinner.
The firctThankHuivinK dinner waa cele
brated in thin country two hundred and
wventy-aix yeHra ai0, at Plymouth,
MaKeachuHettR. The whole American
army wan present it num'oered twenty
men, Mile Stamlinh, the backward
lover of I'riacilla, tat at the feait, while
Priacilla nerved at the tablet). The Rtory
bed and ' " l,fmT t,,e November inane of The
RctImIoo and Codification of Ordinan
cl Sow fkdnr Mude.
Pevrhth atrent, near Houthern l'acitlc
(le)ot, Oregon C'liy, Oreifun.
CIVIL KNOINKKIt Acn
DKI'UTY COUNTY 8UHVKYOR.
Will le at court houim on each Saturday
and on irnnlar woition daya of
J J T. 8I.ADKN,
foaiiranpawrlltaolu the llarllnrJ.ot lUrtfurd,
Palailoa. lUmburf of llmtuan
I.ACKAMAS AIIHTI! ACT A TKfBT CO.
Purnlah, Alxt-arta, ( halna of Tlt'o. Dc-prlp-
null, MMiia, iniiirxi m. rar lain rcricci
Tltlaa. (10., no. IMIipb ovi r Hauk of
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oaaiinH city, - - - - oaaudH
CIVIL, KNUINEKH ANli HCKVKVOIl.
Kallway laraltmi and ponatrurllnn, lirMgca.
pla.ua ami atlinalva for walor aiiiily
Drain and alrrot lmrornicnt of towna
Special allniillnn flri'n to Araughtliif and blue
T W. WKLCII.
Willanietto Hid., oppoHito ToHtolllce.
to 12: 1 to
We are headquarter
for AirTiuht Heaters
largest slock, loweat pricea.
We are uIho agents for the celebrated
Canton Clipper Plows, Harrows and Cultivators,
Alao (or the Slmonds Saws.
We carry a full iitock of everythinn in (he
Hardware line, wagon wood, iron, steel,
piimim, iix, etc. numbing and all kinds of
jobbing neatly ami promptly done. Estimates
POPE 3t CO.
Corner 4th and Main Streets, - Oregon City.
Having secured the servicos of a
firnt class workman we are pre
pare, to do mending and repairing
of all kinds at reasonable rates.
The Shoe dealers.
hours from 8 a. in.
6:30 p. in.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
aaaraACTior raraaTY rraxiaiian.
Offlo next to Oregon City bank on Oth itreot.
O. T. WILLIAMS.
KKAL ESTATE AND LOAN AGENT.
A good Una of biialnna, rcmMviiceaudauburbati
Farm Property In tracta to ault on eaay termt.
Cnrreapnnilnuoe promptly aniwnrcd. Oflloe,
oiio oo'.r ainitii uf M.il"lli cniuoli.
8URVKY0R AND CIVIL KSUINKKR.
All orders promptly attended to.
roalnlllue add reaa Oregon City. Ileniilence
at Meltlrum I'luce, on Runt tilde Kleclric
line two Milieu nortli ot Oregon City,
m Summer Goods
To make room for
complete- stock of '
a largo and
rJMIK COMMERCIAL BANK,
OP OKEUON CITY.
TRA NaACTS A OSNRSAI. lUNKIHfl RIiaiNiaS.
Uinna inmlo. Hllla illaeountoil. Makea enl
lootiona. Huya and loll exelinniie on all polnta
In tho United Hlatea, Knrupe aud Hung X
llupualta reooh'cd aiihjeet to cliock.
open from R A. u. to i r. u.
V. 0. LATOUKKTTE, Prnaident.
P. it DONALDSON, Caahler
JJANK OP OUEGCN CITY,
Oldest MM House Id the City. '
Paid up Capital, 150,000.
rasainsNT,' - caAii.aa h. cacfisld.
aica rKiaiuiNT, ao. A. hardinu.
CABIIIKK, - 0 CAUriILD,
A cenornl banking bnalneaa tranaaoted.
Oopualta renolved iubuoi to olieuk.
Approved bllla and notes dlaoountod.
Count; and city warrant! bought.
Loan mvle on available aeourlty.
Exchange bought and anld.
Oolleotlom mailo promptly.
Drafts solit avallaulo la any part of tho world
Telegraphic exohangei sold on Portland, Ban
FranoUao.'lhloftgoaiid New York,
utorent paid on time deposits.
from the East, soon to be in at
Thos. Charman & Son's
The Pioneer Store.
face bruised; Carl Norberg, head cut;
Jacob Weedic, slightly biuised; while
Alvin Richardson, Jacob Keim and W.
M . Lewis were unhurt.
Tho Electric Company had recently
uiiilta bulkhead at the foot of the new
extension to the nower house about 100
feet below where the old bulkhead stood
with the intention of extending the feed
canal the whole length ot the power
station, and day and night for a week
the work of taktrg out rock at the foot
of the old bulkhead had been going on,
until it was thought sufficient rock had
been removed to permit the taking out
of the timbers which wss to have been
done Tuesday nihl, after the water had
! been allowed to fill the space below so
as to equalise the pressure of the dam.
Tuesday moruir a gang of nine men
under Tom Smith, as foreman went
down to cut the bolls that held the
bracing timbers preparatory to removing
them in the evening Hut the timbers
had evidently rotted more than the co m
pany was aware of for just before neon
they gave way under the strain with
the rvsult narrated above.
Fred and Theodore Miller, P.O. E.
Co. boys, emplojed in Station B we e
among the first to arrive after the acci
dent and, ailliuut slot ping to consider
the consequences, sprang Into the water
among the timbers and did heroic work
in rescuing the unfortunate victims.
Dr. W. E. Carll, the company's physi
cian, P. F. Morey, president, and II. W.
Goode, manager, of the Electric Com
pany, anived goon alter the accident
occured, and did everything in their
power to alleviate the suffering ol the
The Portland General Electiie Com
pany, immediately following the am
Ladies' Home Journal. Here the
Indians and whites sat down together by
the tables set in the wood, and enjoved
the roasted turkey, beechnuts, clam
chowder, fixh, salad, cakes, fruit and
other delicacies provided. It was at this
historic dinner that the first oysters were
served. The illustrations of the article
show ortaiU of the Pilgrim fathers.
dent, drained the canal and put all ttiei
hands at work to find the bodies of the
missing men. Supt. Pierce of the Wil
lametta PtilpA Paper Company, also
generously sent thair men to asist in
clearing away the debris but it was in
such a tangled mass that it was irampos
sidle to do anything with it with the
water off, so it was turned on again and
the timpers taken out by means of
arge derrick. The work of clearing the
basin was continued without interruption
and at 3 o doc a. m. Wednesday morn
ng the body of George Natterlin was re
covered. The search for McComb's
body was prosecuted until 7 a. m. Wed
nesday w ithout avail, when Supt. Pierce,
on behalf of the Electric Company
ollered a reward of K0 to anvon who
would find the bodv of the missing man
llie water was again turned out of the
basin and a hole made in the bulkhead
in order to drain it as low as possible
and the search continued until 2 o'clock
when McCorr.b'a body was recovered by
Joseph Rennet, who had been exploring
the uneven Burface of the busin for seve
The body of George Natterlin
Kegolar Moremtier Term to be Convened
Hon. Thomas A. McBride, judge of
the fourth judicial district, is in Astoria
this week holding an adjourned term of
court for Clatsop county. On next Mon
day, November 1st, he will commence
the regular fall term for Clackamas
The docket contains 244 ca-wi, 03 of
which are law, 130 equity, and 10 crimi
nal. Of the equity cases 23 are suits for
divorce, in 15 of which the wife appears
as plaintiff, and in eight the husband,
showing that women either do more kick
ing or have more cause for complaint
than men. For all the docket is so large
but few :ases were carried over from '
last term. When Judge McBride ad
journed court in the different counties of
tliis district lat July the dockets wjre
nearer clear of all than they had been be
fore in years, but hard times and other
causes have had the effect to multiply
There are five persons in jail awaiting
the action of the grand jury.
Charles Thompson, for horsestealing
and Richard Kubisch, held as a witness
James Fay, a hobo, held on a charge
of sodomy, and Walter Prudence, a wit
ness against Fay.
Brace Minkler for horsestealing.
Pele Younger, who is serving a six
month's sentence for indecent exposure,
The city council met In specil session
Friday evening for the purpose of revis
ing the ordinances, no revision having;
been made since 1H80. All members
were present except Uault and Caplea.
The ordinances aa revised include a
number of changes, I he most important
ones being as follows : Drut stores, gro
cery stores and restaurants, that sell
liquor to be drunk on the premises, are
required to pay a license of f "0 a year
eai.h. Astrologers, clairvoyants and
spiritualist mediums, who do business
for money, are required to pay $3 s day
for a city license; cirenses must pay
between $30 and fl5(J before being per
mitted even to parade the streets; pawn
brokers must pay $3 per quarter; auctio
neers of jewelry $15 per day, of horses or
cattle $1 per day, of real estate $5 per
quarter; canvassers, except for Bibles,
must pay $2 per day licence. Poultry is
added to the list of creatures not per
mitted to run at large, and any person
is authorized to take offending animals
to the pound. The use of sidewalks to
display goods, or for advertising an
nouncements, is prohibited. Property-
owners are required to k(ep the streets
clean in front of their holdings. Smoke
stacks or chimmeysof mills and factories
are required to project at least 10 feet
above near-by property, and to be
equipped with spark arresters.
The regulations for public health are
enlarged and made more definite, and the
council committee on health and police
is given plenary powers. Scarlet-fever
flags may not be removed until 20 days
after they are placed, and diphtheria
flags must remain at least seven days.
There shall be no public funeral for those
who die of smallpox. Children afflicted
with whooping cough, mumps or chick
en pox must not go to school until ther
shall have completely recovered. The
same committee is given jurisdiction over
nuisances that threaten health, and a
long list of nuisances is legally defined
and specifically prohibited.
The bicycle ordinance is modified so as
to permit riding on the sidewalks where
streets are muddy, upon the formal con
sent of the mayor and street committee.
Assault and battery and other misde
meanors, that have heretofore been cov
ered in this city only by state law, are
now made offences against the rnontcj
pality. The regulations as to vagrants
have been made more specific, and "dea-
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10 YOU NEED ANY
Doors, Windows, .
OR OTIIEIt BUILDING MATERIAL?
H. BESTOW I CO.
Low Prices. First-class Goods.
Corner 11th and Main Streets, Oregon City. Oregon.
ruck htorich and the funeral held at
the Catholic church Thursday morning
at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Father
Hillebrand. The deceased was a young
man about 22 years of age, unmarried
and held in high esteem in the commun
Jacob McComb was removed to his
residence on Ninth and Monroe streets,
where the -funeral was held Thursday
afternoon, conducted by Rev. M. L
Kugg. Mr. McComb was 21 years, 5
.1.- 1 no 1 l
iiiuiuiin ami aays oia ana leaves a
wife and one child, besides his aged
parents, to mourn his untimely end
The interment was in Mountain View
The Portland General Electric Com
pany bore all the medical and funeral
expenses and will doubtless follow their
UHual custom of paying all reasonable
demands for the losses sustained by
reason of the sad accident.
Immediately on receipt of the news of
the accident Coroner Godfrey and Deputy
Prosecuting Attorney Porter empaneled
a jury consisting of G. R. II. Miller, J.
G. Porter, II. S. Gibson, W. A. White,
Esra Hutson and Daniel Lyons and re
paired to the scene of the accident to
Investigate the causes of this unfortunate
affair. They remained until the body
of George Natterlin was recovered,
wnen mey went home lor a little rest
and returned in time to witness the
recovery of the second body, when they
adjourned until Friday, October 2i), at
10a. m., when the formal inquest will
After the bodies were recovered 60
will complete his sentence the first of oUle.. whom the printer ol tb
There are also ten other cases de
manding the attention of the grand jury,
bound over from justice courts, the prin
cipals being out on bail. They are:
M. Brayton, Otis Shelly and Clarence
Williams for indecent exposure.
W. (ji. Allen, James Kernes and
Charles Lescor. for assault with dangeri-
n in. Westburg and H. J. Lawler, for
obtaining money under false uretense.
Robert Gardner, M. J. Walsh and
George Austend. for burglarly.
E. E. Martin, for forgery.
The following indictments were re
turned at the April term of court and
continued for this term : CasS U. Bar
low, for embezzlement.
C. Phiffer, for practicing . medicine
without a license.
Walter Wyland. for horsestealing;
was tried some two years airo. but the
jury disagreed and while waiting for
recaptured a couple of months ago.
Something to Depend On.
Mr. James Jones, of the druit firm of
Jones & Son, Cowden, 111., in speaking
of Dr. King's New Discovery, says that
last winter his wife was attacked with
La Grippe, and her case grew so Berious
that physicians at Cowden and Pana
could do nothing for her. It seemed to
develop into hasty consumption. Hav
Ing Dr. King's New Discovery in the
store, and selling lots of it, he took a
bottle home, and to the surprise of all
she began to get Hettei from first dose,
and half dozen dollar bottles cured her
sound and well. Dr. King's New Dis
covery for Consumption, Coughs and
Colds is guaranteed to do this good work.
Try it. Free trial bottle at Charman &
Co. '8 drug store.
Money Tor Fanners.
When it comes to buying harness.
saddles, whips or robes the prices and
work to be had at Willey's harness shop
cannot be duplicated in Portland. Re
pairing done in good shape and
promptly. Full line of shoes carried
and sold at bed rock prices. Shoe re
pairing attended to. Willey's locgers
and farmers hand made shoes have no
superior. Call at his shop on Seventh
street near the depot and see how big a
dollurs worth you can tret.
prepent ordinances put among the va
grants, are to be rescued from jeopardy.
and the dissolute put under the ban.
Telegraph, telephone and electric-light
poles may not be erected, except by per
mission of the mayor and street com
mittee, after written application shall
have been made, and they shall not be
permitted to interfere with the use of
streets or private property. All snch
poles shall be painted a dark color to a
height of six feet, and above that shall
be painted white, and the city may1 re
move them if they be not so painted
after 10,days notice to the owner.
The final vote on the ordinances as
revised will be taken at the regular
meeting in November.
Lockhart, TexAs, Oct. 15, 188d.
Messrs. Paris Medicine Co.,
Dear Sirs: Ship us as soon as possi
ble 2 gross Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
and will not have any other. In our
experience of over 20 yerrs in the drug
business, we have never sold any medi
cine which gives such universal satia
facsion. Yours resnectfullv.
J. S. Bkownb 4" Co.
For sale by C. G.Huntley, druggist
For Young Men and Young Women
There is nothing that will arouse the
re of a young man or woman so quick aa
to have inferior laundry work put off on
them. They may dress ever so well,
but if their shirt front or shirt waist is
mussy their neat appearance is spoiled.
The Troy laundry makes a secialfy of
ladies' and gentlemen's fine work.
There can be no better work than is
done at the Troy. Leave your orders at
Farnsworth's arber shop.
To Cure a Cold In One Day.
Take Laxative Bromo Quin ine Tablets.
All Druggists refund the money if it fails
to cure. 25c .
Everything required in the school
room, books, slates, tablets, sponges.
ink, pens, pencils, etc. at Daniel Wil
liams, corner Seventh and Center streets.
Full stock of nuts, candies, notions etc..
fresh and of good quality. Sold at reas
onable prices. '
Croup Quickly Cured.
Mountain Glkn, Ark. Our children
were suffering with croup when we re
ceived a bottle of Chamberlain's cough
Remedy. It afforded almost instant
relief. F. A. Thornton. This celebrated
remedy is for sale by G. A. Harding.
A dollar saved is equal to two dollars
earned. Pay up your subsciption to tha
Enterprisb and get the the benefit of
the reduction in price.
j Dr. Miles' Nerve PtastersSc. at all druggists.