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OREGON CITY ENTERPRISE, FRIDAY APRIL 1, 1898.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS.
Sweet Home The Song
Is, Mr. Miller.
Sore the Little (ilrl Lorn You"
h 8 "Terrible Maple Lane Boys."
IIazelia, March :'8 Mrs. Wright, of
kji-rwood, Is visiting her daughter, Mrs,
1 H Hayes.
The party given at Mr. Walling's, In
lonor of Clis. Wanker and brother.who
lejt I he following day for California, was
h1 attended, almost everyone respond
4ig to their invitation. Refreshments
4're nerved and a general good time was
ttd by those present.
R. U Shipley, who recently went to
lantern Oregon, has retnrned, not find
ftig business as he expected.
Arthur Davidson, an enterprising
Xouru man of this bunt, was united in
carriage to Miss Alice Lee, of Oswego,
He 2d inst.
Eugene Worthingtor., who has been
tlorking in the paper mills, at Oregon
City. had twoof hia fingers badly mashed.
Be has come to the conclusion "there is
o place like home," and does not think
2f working theie any longer.
Gilbert Ward, of Concord, wai visit
tig at the home of G. V. Locey, the
A. Clinefetters, of Oswego.'has tnoyed
Aito the house recently occupied by L.
. Shipley and family.
Mrs. G-h. Lx-ey has been on the sick
Cut tne past weft, but is now reported
Services were held at the school house
(Le 27 inst,. by Rev. Smith, of Oswego.
Tiie Sunday school was reorganized with
Urs. lilts as superintendent.
The entertainment given under the
uanaemeDt of Aura Thompson, was a
decided success. A large crowd was
resent, and all report having had a good
Kedlasd, March 23 Cold rains,
lnuw, frost and bih wind to
CD inter balance that good weather of the
f rt of the month.
Ou Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs.
Allen were given a surprise party by
their many friends. The occasion being
(be 5th anniversarr of their wedding.
The presents were many and costly as
tbbll an useful. There were between 50
and 60 present. The evening was spent
fii social games and the like until a late
There will be a cake and coffee social
ftven at J. Murdock'a Tuesday April 5,
111 are cordially invited to attend.
C. Matenstins and John Sprague at
tended the party at J. Holcotnb'a Sat
urday evening. They report a fine time.
J. E. Mnrduck and his son, Frank,
-Kent to Macksburg on Monday last to put
Jb the spring crop on the farm they
. urchaeed of Mr. Wisemantle.
J. W. Linn goes to Oregon City about
erery Sunday of late. He has a girl
-dawn there of coarse.
Politics have been pretty quiet around
fcere. We have out been favored with
S3) much as a speech this season. We
people appreciate a good speech now
end then, so a cordial invitation is ex
tended to any who will come, and we
Kill see that they are made welcome,
also insure them a good attendance.
Come one, come all.
IVm, Bonney is recovering slowly from
His bruises which he received in trying
to stop an electric car in Oregon City not
Mrs. Mae Henry, of Portland spent
last week visiting her parents, Mr. and
Urs. J. M. Behymer.
Mrs. A. Sprague is recovering slowly
from her long spell of sickness.
D. H. Mosher is the delegate that
$esto the district convention of the
Take the Enterprise, the best paper in
Millovia, March 29. All is quiet at
Millovia except the busy hum of the
sawmill which has recoyered work again
after three months rest.
Our pleasant weather has again turned
lb snow with cold nights and mornings,
tut through the middle of the day is
Mr. Robert Miller went to Portland on
lauHine.ss or to see his best girl, we don't
know which, perhaps both.
The cougars seem to have quite an ap
petite for cats as they have feasted on
three ol Mrs. Hunt's, and also some
chickens. "When the cats are away
the mice will play."
Jacob Burger has his new house nearly
completed, then he will have a cage and
o bird. Never mind Jacob get the cage
and then catch the bird.
Frank Gill, of Russellvile, was visiting
at Mr. Hunt's, recently.
Miss Eihel Jones and Mr. Elbert Sur
us, of Garfield, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Hunt.
Damascus, March 29. Supervisor A.
fi, Cooke commenced work on the new
toad, leading north from the Rock Creek
school house, Monday, which the people
living near have been trying to have
granted for about two years.
Some one made a large catch of mice
and desired to exhibit them, so tied
them to a stiing and hung them by the
walk, where everyone would notice
The Maccabee boys are rustling more
than ever for members. They have
chosen sides and are aspiring for the
most members. The loosing side will
furnish a supper in June.
Rev. and Mrs. Barrett, of Sunnyside,
were visiting among the brethren here
last Wednesday and Thasday.
C. R. Hunter cut a gash in his hand
while driving a stake with an ax, which
will give him a rest for a few days.
A. C. Newell is handling the Burks
washing machine, manufactured by A
Pixley. It is the best machine we have
seen, and is highly recommended by the
ladies using them.
Ellsworth Hubbard, of Sunnyside.was
procuring a canary bird at Mrs. Nell s
a few days ago. It is her intention to
raise birds for the market this summer
Sprinowatkb, March, 27. A variety
of weather the last week, sunshine snow
The la grippe has been prevailing in
this neighborhood, but the patients are
all getting better. Springwater is noted
as being a healthy locality, which ac
counts for its generous and energetic
The wheels of progress are moving
and good steps are being taken for the
bettering of our condition, and less talk
of hard times.
Geo. Armstrong, of Redland was a
guest of Rev. A. Hurd the past week
and took an active part in tbe church
work now going on.
The Viola athletic club gave an enter
tainment to a good house, after which a
match game of basket ball was played
between tbe Viola and Springwater boys
which resulted in the Viola defeat and
the Springwater boys carrying away the
laurels uf the game, but the Viola boys
have the laurels of the entertainment
and the praise of the neighborhood for
Walter Marchbank has moved from
his farm to West Oregon City and a
Mr. Gibb's family of Oregon City has
moved on his place. Now is a good
time to get a home in Springwater, as
land will never again be as cheap as at
Mali Lamb, March 28th. Miss Mattie
Moats is visiiing friends in Cregon City.
Joba Watkins. of Oregon City, wafc
visiting his brother Floyd, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Swafford and son,
Harold, were visiting at J as. Shelly ,
Mrs. H. Henrici and daughter were
visiting at James Shelly's, Wednesday
Miss Etta Lafferty, of Needy, is stay
ing at W. F. Brayton's and attending
Mrs. N. W. Richard's bas returned
home, after a four weeks' stay with her
daughter, at Oregon City.
M. L. Brayton and G. E. Shortledge
have gone to Eastern Oregon. There
are only three of those "terrible Maple
Lane boys" left, and their old haunts
Thos. Jones, of Carus, was the guest
of H. C. Green and family last week.
John Bell and family have left I r
Born, to tbe wife of Chas. Gordon, on
tbe 20th. inst., a son.
Mr. Marlin, of Beaver Creek, was vis
iting S. J. Oglesby, Saturday.
A. social hop was given at Dickerson's
hop house, Saturday night.
L. Moutz has sold his scow to J.
N. Boen, of Beaver Creek, was visiting
bis mother and sisters at this place.Sun
day. Tbe Platonic Literary snd Debating
Society held an interesting meeting,
Friday afternoon. A very good pro
gram was rendered. A dialogue by
Ernest and Geo. Forbes received great
applause. Tbe question was "Resolved
That Character Has More Influence
Upon Society Than Money" was then
diecussed. The judges chosen decided
in lavor of the affirmative. The Question
for next meeting is "Resolved That
More Gold Is Gained Through Knowl
edge Than Any Other Way". Leaders
Choen are Harry Shelly, affirmative;
JeJbie Ja.: son, negative. Following of
ficers wt;e elected for tbe next three
months: Sarah Davis, president; Myrtle
Boen, vice-president and Edith Jackson,
A successful surprise party was given
Miss Annie Moutz, at her home on
M'ple Lane Ave., Thursday eventng,
March 24 tb, by a number of her.friends,
ia honor of her 15th birthday. Games
were played until 11 o'clock, when a de
licious supper was served by Mrs. and
Miss Mattie Moutz. After supper, sing
ing was indulged in until a late hour,
when all departed, wishing Miss Annie
many happy teturns of the dav. Those
present were: Mr. and Mrs. A. Moutz,
Mrs. Gibbs, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Dayis.
Misses Annie and Mattie Mouti, Mary
and Sara Davis, Elsie Uihbs, Annie
Shortledge; Messrs. Lawrence, Albert
and Geo. Mouti, Henry and Harvey
Miller, Lewis Davis, Isaao Shortledge,
Delhert Shelly, Conrtie and Tommie
Viola, March 29. The weather siill
keeps cold with Ireqnent showers of rain.
Little Archie, son of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Mattoon has been very sick, having
had the measles, which settled In bis
lungs, but we are glad to hear he is
Judge Phelps has been yery sick, but
is able to be about again.
Rev. Morehouse is still holding revi
val meetings at Douglas and Dover, and
is meeting with good success.
Frank Mattoon and wife arrived here
last Wednesday, irons San Jose, Cal.,
where they have been spending the
C. G. Stone has sold his fine farm to
Mr. Ficken. Mr. Ficken recently came
from Kansas. They will take possession
in a few days.
J. M. Shilkwill move to Redland (or
Howard Hayden spent last Sunday
with his parents.
Mr. Bode, of Michigan, is visiting his
sister Mrs. J. M. Severe.
Miss Jessie Cnrrin was visiting Miss
Annie Hicinbothem, and also her school
here last Tuesday.
Carrol Ward is able to get out to work
again, lie has been confined to tbe
house for three weeks with a very sore
Miss Sadie Brock and Mr. DeMoy, of
Portland, are visiting Miss Brock's pa
Milton Mattoon, of Portland, is visit-
ng relatives and friends.
The Viola pulpit was filled last Sun
day morning and evening by Mr. DeMoy,
' W. C. Ward had tbe misfortune to cut
his foot quite badlv while helping Mr.
Severe repair the blacksmith shop, last
The Viola and Springwater athletic
clubs gave an entertainment at Spring-
water, the 26th, inst. The program
was well rendered and enjoyed by the
audience. The Viola boys took tbe most
prominent part and brought the house
down on all occasions, except on the
final contest which was a match game of
basket ball, which was too much for the
Mola'boys, the score being 20 for Spring
water while Viola get some. The re
ceipts amounted to nine dollars.
Pabkplacc-Glao8to.ni, March 30.
Rev. T. W. Butler will preach in the
Park place church next Sunday.
Frank Frederick is recovering from an
attack of the measles.
Miss Lottie Bill visited Portland on
Thursday of last week.
Percy Cross and sister, Daisy, will
leave Thursday for Quincy, Columbia
county, where they will spend some
weeks visiting their grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. N. Tingle.
E.J. Frazier, of Eugene, one of the
Oregon commissioners to the Trans
Mississippi Exposition, and who is now
on his way to Omaha to arrange for
space for Oregon exposition, was the
guest of Judge Galloway on Sunday.
Last Friday afternoon, the school was
visited by Mesdames, M. M. Charman,
T. W. Fouts, and T. W. Sullivan, who
represented Meade Relief Corps and C.
H. Dauchy, of Meade Post, G. A. R.
In a neat speech, Mrs. Charman, in be
half of the Woman's Belief Corps, pre
sented the school with a large facsimile
copy of the Declaration of Independence.
Prof. Gray responded, expressing the
appreciation of the school for the his
toric gift. C. H. Daucby then related
an interesting reminisence of the war,
which engaged the eager attention of
tbe pupils, showing that members of the
G. A. R. and Woman's Relief Corps, are
always welcome visitors at school.
Misses Nola and Lottie Hutchinson, of
Algona, Iowa, are visiting their aunt,
Mrs. L. E. Salisbury, of Gladstone.
On Friday evening, the graduating
class met at the residence of Prof. Gray
to elect the class officers. Following is
the organization: President, Florence
Patty; y ice-president. Pearl Hunter;
secretary. Daisy Rivers ; treasurer, Kate
Smith; valedictorian, Clark Williams;
prophet, Ered Thayer; oet, Mary
Huertn; historian, Carl Butt. Other
class matters were discussed, alter which
dainty refreshments were seryed by the
hostess. The guests then engaged in
games and conversation until the clock
struck 12, wiien the class adjourned,
having spent a most delightful evening.
Bka veb Cbekk, March 28. The farm
ere here have worked hard during the
fine weathor, and now nave their spring
work nearly completed.
Beaver Creek is certainly improving,
and to add to the convenience of the
place, there is a Mr. Mason building a
blacksmith shop opposite the Beaver
Moses Thomas, who went to Eastern
Oregon a few weeks ago, was not sue
cessful In obtaining employment, as all
the ranchers and sheepmen had hlied
their hands earlier, Many others ali-o
have gone there In vain ,
David and Arthur Thomas have gone
to Hoppner In search ot work. Dave
will work on a farm where he was hlied
Mr. Davis who lately camel mil Idaho,
has rented a house and piece ol giomiii
on the Ohlencamp place, of Dr Junii s.
He will raise vegetables for market, and
expects to do well thereby
School Is progressing nicely under the
management ot Robert Gluther.
The literary society is well attended
every Tuesday evening. I
EauliCrkkk, March 21) ih Farming
is at a standstill on account of the
weather, it having rained or snowed
nearly every day for the past week. 1
The meetings at Dover and Pleasant
Hill, have been discontinued for the
Elder George, of Portland, preached at
Pleasant Hill, Sunday. There waa a
good attendance In the evening, but not
so good in the morning, several having
gone to Dover to attend church.
Joseph Young expect tostart for East
em Oregon the last of the week, to work
for his uncle.
Wm. F. Douglass arrived home yester
day from Bridalvale, where he has been
working lor the past Hire.- months for '
the Douglas Seafer and Kee Mill Co. 1
J. C. Woodle made a trip to Portland
Mr. Eli Suiton, Joseph Suiton ami J.
McCord attended the Free Silver Con
vention in Portland, last week. i
The last meeting of the Busy Bee So
ciety in district No. 50. waa a grand suc
Mr. Powell, a peddler of East Portland,
makes regular trips once a week to F-ag'e
Creek, and buys butter mid eggs of the
farmers, which is very convenient for
StArroRn, March :U Stafford is jog
ging along as usual, n w and then a
wedding etc. Last Sun lay Minm llarhara,
second daughter of our esteemed towns
man, Mr. Wolfly was joined in the holy
bonds of matrimony to John Moacr.
Kev. RelehleolhVlating and W. Frederic,
acting as beat man and a cousin of the
bride, Miss Myers, of Portland, as
bridesmaid. The bride was beautifully
dressed in white with long veil and white
kid gloves, and a tastefully arrang.nl
boquet, while the groom wore the con
ventional black with a white favor on
the lapel of hit coat. The groom has
been brought up in onr midst and is a
prosperous young farmer, having re
cently bought the Melcher place. The
buildings which were not burned acci
dently or otherwise have been all re
moved and the place plowed over while
other huildingi are beings rapidly
pushed to completion on another part ot
Mr. Ashcroft had an auction Saturday
and started back to Missouri on Monday.
They came last September from Ken
tucky but soon grew tired of this Western
world. The things sold very cheap for
Mr. and Mrs. Weiienborn have gone
to visit their daughter for a few days at
Mr. and Mrs. John Schaltz have been
on the sick liat of late. .
Mr. Foster bought Mr. Aahcroft 's crop
on the o d Bird place for $80.
Daniel Wolfly, who is attending school
at McMinnville, came home to attend
bis sister's wedding.
Mrs. Ollie Hollon has gone to Spokane
Interesting Addresses by Mrs. Era
Emery Dye and Mr. Gee. II.
II I 'lie Shirley Hock on
Communications should be sent to T.
J. Gary, Oregon City.
Attention is called to the article in
this department from Shirley Buck, ol
the Needy School. It, like the author, is
practical and suggestive.
The absence of the teacher's column
last week was caused by lack of space .
The following teachers have been re
cently engaged :
Mias Mary J. Uogors at Mulino.
Alex Lehman, Sand.
Miss AW.e Watkins, Dover.
Mies Annie Young, In Clatson County.
The Went Oregon City school has pur
chased a Kimball organ. The Doard
has plan led ulxjut hixty hlinde trees.
Each room has a flower garden of its
The regular monthly meeting of the
Clackamas County Teachers' Aftocia
tion was held at the Barclay School in
Oregon City Saturday March 2(lth.
The meeting was opened by the Asso
ciation singing "The Red, White and
Blue' Miss Ora Spangler presiding at
the organ .
The fiecrelurv, Miss Fannie Porter,
being absent, Miss Jennie Uowen acted
in her stead.
Prof. II. 8. Strange discussed tbe
AVcBclublc Prcparailonlbr As
Hug the Stomachs andJJawd of
tcss am Rcst.contfllns neither
Optum.Morphlne iwr Mineral.
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tion. Sour Stomach. Diarrhoea.
ncss and Loss or SLUTl
7ac Simile Signature of
SLXACT COPY Of VHAPPEB,
needs of 0'ir present c'hoI curriculum,
in an hI)!.-in .mi r. lint talk rhuwed a
familiar tv wi h the systems ot Franee,
(ierinany and F.nitUiid and the most
progrenxive lleni-ht of our own rountrv,
II' think" our roiiro id slii'ly almuM le
"praet cal iri"tie an. I moral," and
should give t.ur pupils higher idenls of
A duet hv Mii Mae Cami and Mi
Beultie waa much appreciated
Miss Madge Kill aid. "Kdnratiou is
a complete development of all the lai'itl
ttes; how ae we to train the mind if we
do not understand it? Nothing l eo
near the divine a the budding mm ol
the child. We should learn to read
those lilile honks, th children."
Prof. L W M. Adim believe, thnl
pooi results in writing in the pas' 'mve
not been caused so much by had leagu
ing as by an imperfect system. Ilemya
that one year in the Oregon City ho-ds
h t proven the Vertical to be hvg en i:,
neat and legible. It is more easily
taught ami pupils who were total failures
under the old system write a fairly legl
ble hand with the new, after unlearning
what thev hail Iss-n years in try it g l
learn. Some neat work ilne hy the
Oregon City schools was on exhihilii n
I'rof S K, Hunter's solo showed sr
T. J. Gary recited "The Itiggeat Fish."
Mrs. C. Iy. read Iht paper "ii t ,e
Development of American Fie ion "
Your correspondent tried to review It
but gave up in desp tlr. It is one o
those Uniahed productions llul cannot
be reviewed; as well try to show a piece
of sciilpturn by thatteriiiK it and passing
the pieces around As she in pinpUetiu
language showed us the key tha is to
unlock the door to the storehouse of
truth and beauty, I saw or thoiiuhl I
saw herself standing within the poilnl
sending fori h on the wings of (Id ion
treasures to feed a hungry imople. The
paper is piitili-heil In Sunday's Oregon
ian. Every teacher should have one.
Geo. H, llimes read a very Instructive
and entertaining paper, "The Ilistoiy of
the Press and Literature of Oregon."
It wan replete with hlstoriu knowledge
On motion of Miss Jennie Kowen, a
vote of thanks was extended to Mrs.
Dyeaml Mr. llimes for their excellent
One teacher remarked after the meet
ing, "Weren't tiio-e papers grind?
These meetings are growing .hotter all
is a subject not freuuenily
loucne i upon in eilileiitional meelnusor
in hch.xil journals. The reason proluthlv
is that time and space being precious, it
is crowded out bv ih more important
phases of the work. However, the sub
ject app iienty needs some attention for
hovv often do we attend entertainments
where there is little to appreciate aside
from the effort.
For our purpose we shall classify enter
tainments as those of a special nature
Blld as thonu of a general nature. In the
first c'iihs come such us tl e exercise on
Washington's hirtluhiy and Arbor day;
in the second are included henelit and
close-of-school entertainments. There
are many reasons why stU'li hlfiirs
should be successful', prominent among
which Is the f.icl that some patrons who
otherwise never come, will be present to
pass judgment on the merits of school
Many changes go to make up a suc
cessful entertainment but the principal
For Infants and Children. .
The Kind You Have
ones m a v Imi summed up as follows:
First, the selection of go'sl and appro
I rule subject matter. Second, the
proper aMignm'iit of p.irls. Third, The
him tie h drill of the pupils. Fourth,
g nhI ordr during rend. lion. Fiftu, the
avnliUnctt of delays during rendition.
For special exercises the Work select
inglheubjeet matter Is comparatively
easy since lierlv all school journals
anllclpat the teacher's need and (111
their columns accordingly. For enter
tainmsnt of the second class It is neces
sary, figuratively speaking, to go to the
(our corners of the earth lor subject
matter; to bring material from every
otin ess did the builders of Solomon's
Temple. Experience has proven the
superiority of a much varied program.
In assigning work to pupils, it Is nec
M4ry to keep in mind something about
the "eternal fitness of things." The girl
who must say, "Stop, thief," or "VII
Ian," should be possessed of strong
lung and a fearless disosition ; there la
plenty of other work for her more tim
orous sister. The big overgrown boy
with the hlg voice ought not ta leeite,
"How we Hunted theMouse." In short,
the various parts should be assigned with
reference to the special abilities to the
A Hisin as a few have learned their
recitations, songs, drills, dialogues,
marches, pantomines. the drilling should
commence. At the very outset the
teacher should insist on distinctness and
other Important points and keep right on
drilling and insisting until everything la
rttihny done. In addition to tins the
entire program, arranged as it is to be
given, should lie rehearsed at least twice
before lis rendition. The object of this
in readily seen. It is neither advisable
nor necessary during the entire prepara
tion to take, practically, any time from
regular school work.
Good order during the rendition is of
prime impoiUnce an absolute
necessity. Children's voices lack
the volume and far-reaching qualities
common lo the voices of army ofllcers
and mule driver. The audience, being
the guests of the pupils, will ordinarily
give the attention It owes as such ; nut
as some restless spirits make a ilmlur
binee, they should be promptly and
The truth in "Delays are Dangerous"
is clearly verified in the slow rendering
of a program. . People naturally grow
restless during the long IntervHls which
sometime eltipue between the risings of
the curtain. An abundance of programs
printed or written, and some cautioning
beforehand, will tend greatly to remove
thin two common difficulty
This article bv no means exhaustively
treats the subject of school entertain
ments, but these suggestions carefully
followsd out will secure for the pupils
t his Verdict, "They did Well "
Report of Concord school, district No.
'28. for the month ending March 15:
Pupils enrolled 31;averge number be
longing, III j average daily attendance,
'.'8; total days attendance, 505; total
days aiwence, 4(1; limes tardy, 3. The
following pupiU were neither absent nor
tardy during the month: Minerva and
Annie Thiessen, Emma and Fannie
Clayson, Ethelind Kisley. Charlie and
Theodore Worthlngton, Annie and
Emma Keldmnn, Otto and Florence
Kentier, Eddie Reed, Ernest Nuef, Linns
Rocthe and Leon Lyon. Mas. J.8.
Dr. Mile' Pain PUls stop Headache.