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OHIXiON CITY, OKKdOK, J KIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1003,
VOL. ''. NO. 11
vyuv. PAtnio mutual !
I I K K INSIRARAN'.T. CO, 1
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Wa return 25 per rt'iit iniir nionny lliml
than yil deposit wish n, aner carry
ing your In.uraiice W years Iree.
room s mvixi BLoa.
Oregon City, Oregon
R. FRANCIS FREEMAN,
Graduate of the Notthwrti-rn Unlvcr-
(.ity Dental School, Chicago.
Alto Auk rlcan Collect or Ih nUl Surgr
Willamette llliii-k, Oregon City.
W. U'Rts Botmkl j
U'KKN A WJHlJEHKIi
Attorneys nt Lnw.
Will practice hi all rouria. make collaollom
hll M-ltlHIIII-lllltlf Kstalea.
Kunilli ahalraria ol lillf, lend X"'" money
and lend your Miciiiry on first morgana.
Offlco In Entorprlso DulldlnR,
Oregon Oly, OirKiill.
lOIJEUT A. MILLKK
ATTORNKY AT LAW
LnM 'ntlenniJ UinM Office
Will practice In all Conrti of the Stale
. Room J. Wtinhard HMg.
o.p Court How, Orrgon City. Orrgon
ATTORNKY AT LAW
CKBc.o.i ioOwodCIit Knuriri
KO. C. MIOWNKI.L. - "
ATTOKSF.Y AT LAW
Will practice In all ll.e rourls of the slate.
ilftlcS In Cautlrld building.
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REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE
At Red Front. " Coort Ilon.e lllock
Oregon City, Orrgon
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Special ttrnlli.n paid lo Rh.uii.atlsni anu
Call answered day or night
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opop Irom 9 . a. to 4 r. M.
U. C. "TOURETTB. PrldenlK
attornf:y at law
Land Titles Kxsmined.
lleeils, Mortgages Drawn.
nrrii s ovra
Pank ot Oregon City.
OiiKonri City, Or.
E. H. COOPER,
Real KstHte, Insurance, Titles I'.xatnin
ed, Abstracts Made, Deeds, Mortgages
and Ktc, draw n.
OARDe BLDO. OREOAN CITY, OR.
Near Huntley's Drug Store,
FORTY YEARSlXFERlENCE IN
Ureat Britain and America.
WM. GARDNER & SON
WAT 0 HM A K ERS
o AND " O
All work given our , prompt
ami can-fill attention. , . .
Price h Reasonable
COCO COO CO coco coco coco
Yea I mean just wliat I fiiy We an; Selling Out
H KIT K K ttlld Ml'KK liOOPM for tllO rttllic money tliail
any other store in the county. Come and 1oJc over
our good and judge fur yourself, the verdict will
Imi th place to get haiioaish ia at the
coco COCO COO
F S. BAKER
The Quality of Your Bread
Dt'jx'nd not only partly
upon "The Quality of
make the very best
Portland Flouring mills Co.
k 3 r.r.
Oregon City Machine Shop
1 Philipp Bucklein, Prop.
Rear of Pope's Hardware Store
Next to Oregon City Foundry
Building and UepnirirtR of Machinery and Engines of all
kind. Manufacturing as fpecialty the Free Patent
Rotary Engine. Also keeping in etock, Shafting
I'ul lies, Belting etc. ... .
Orders by Mail or Telephone promptly filled,
PRICES MODERATE GOOD WORK WARRANTED
Brunswick House & Restaurant-
Newly Furnished Rooms.
Meals at All Hours. Prices Reasonable.
Opposite Suspension Bridge.
Only First Class Restaurant
MURROW'S BARRED ROOKS
Are at the top. Have won at, two of the largest shows in the
Northwest, 1001 I'.MVJ, also at the state fairs. Look up their
record. Some fine breeding cockrels from our prize winning
strain f 2.00 and up. Also a few white rock cockrels 12.00. Eggs
$2.00 per setting.
J. MURROW & SON,
Oregon City, Ore.
Court House Clock
ORECON CITY, ORE.
S TO R E
CO cooo c
All kindHof Building
Material, Sash, D(K)rs
Moulding, Etc. - -
OREGON CITY, ORE.
but altogether upon
Your Flour." V e
Annual Clearance Sale
is now on
I?oots and SIidch
nt greatly re
duce d prices.
ITHUS. TONGUE HEAD
('oiirohhinuu of the Flint Judic
I'AHEH WAV II WASlllHiTUI
Mil In Brought t Orrgon
and Lai 1 1 lied at ll.lisb ire,
II In Life. Lung Home.
Obk'iomax Nk.W4 l!l BIAf.l Washing
ton, Jin. II. Representative Thomas
II. longue, ol flit) Kirn! Oregon Congress
ioiul Lhstnct, in the (imwnre of his
daughter Reilha and lii secretary, Miss
Roane, d.ed suddenly in hia r-Mtin at lbs
lrvington, in lliia cily, at 12:50 tliia
afternoon A few nnmitea lielore
paiwed awav lie laimed into. iinconai-ioi.!-
neM. and died without a word, without
any iiiiTering Ilia for, riionia! II., Jr ,
did not result) with hia father, but wait j
iiolifi.-d ol hia approaching end,
lianteiied lo hia Uther'a oeditide, lut (il .
not reoli Iheie until alter he l.ad paanel
The lihyaiciana who were (tinuiioned,
and the family phyHician, Dr. UoVee, at
ell aa tlie Coroner, Hgree Uiat death wan
due to itcule indirection, whn-ti enperin
duced paralyHia ol lie heart. Mr. Tongue
had been in untiailal health, and except
lor occaaioriKl attack! of riyapepaid. to
which he baa been auhject of late yean,
haa not coinplaiiied of leel ng badly lliia
Winter, He coiiMidered that he wai in
Iwiter health than he bail been in for
two yeara pant, in fact. Mr. Tongue at
tended a dinner Lat niuht. a dI did not
retire until a late hour. When he alept
ate Ihit morning, contrary to custom,
nothing wai '.bought of it.
At 10 o'clock be received call Irom
two Oregon friend. H. H. Gilfry and
'Orville Llodge, Willi whom he diacinvM-d
at length mailer ol oeraonal and politi
cal character. During the may of the
gentlemen be. remained in tied, but roue
and drraned al they led, and bad a lljht
breakfast in hia room. He said at I tin
lime that his apetite was not good, and
complained slightly of dyspepeia. At
In request his daughter, Bertha, brought
him a soda solution, which be drank,
and remarked that he thought Ihai
would fix him all right. She, however,
was aoiiiewhat coucerued, as be looked
unusually pale, and asKed if he did not
want the doctor. He replied that he did
not; that he would soon beat I. is normal
condition. He went through bis morn
ing mail, and then lay down on tlie
coucu to read tlie papers. Ilia daughter
j .krd with him slightly about being sick
ud loo stubborn lo have a doctor, but
W insisted ibat he was not ill. A few
uiinuu-n ialer Mm Bertha noticed that
ner fattier was breathing heavily and
deeply. She became alarmed and tele
phoned at once for a number of physi
cians, learinif tlie worst. Sue also eent
word to her brottier.
Itefoie either the doctors or his son sr
rived, however. Representative Tongue i
had parsed away, having become uncoil
hcioiis at the lime heavy breathing sel
in. In his Ute moments of conscious
ness he MillVied no! lung bevoiid the
; natural disturbance c.uised by an attack j
of dpepeia. He had no consciousness
uf hiii true condition us he lapsed into
iin-eueiliiliiy. ills end was quiet and
Career or Thoinan If. Tongue.
Thomas II. Tongue, who bail attained
stale prominence long belore be became
a National figure, was born in England
on June 'S.i, 1844. His parents were
Anthony and Retecca (l,awso) Tongue
ami he wkh their only ciild. He was
educated in Kngland until hia 15th year,
when his ptreiits emigrated directly to
Washington County, Oregon, where they
located on a tarm several miles north of
fiilltthoro, where the parents yet reside.
V o n i , H Tout-lie hud hud fairlv uood ad
vantages in the English schools and as
m 'en aa be arrived in Hill.-huro he work
ed iiicesNuntly to give himself a finbdied
education. Attending district school on
the North Tualatin 1'lniiiB for a few years,
he filially concluded to take a collegiate
courxe. He begun school at Pacific I'm-
veisity under great difficulties. The
family bad jut started lo engage in
larnung and the necessvry means to pro
cure an education were not in the lauiily
exchequer. .Mr. Tongue, however, did
not let that deter Dim, and lie absolutely
worked his way through college, uradu-
atinu with high honors in 1m8. Upon
leavina the university he coinmeuced
the study ot law under Hon. W. D. Hare,
and so apt a scholar was be that he was
admitted to the bar in 1SU. Air. longun
80' in became the leading attorney in
Washington Cocnty, by close application
to busineSH, aided by his natural ability.
He early espoused the principles of ttie
Republican party, by which party he
was several times honored by Domina
tions to prominent official positions,
serving locally as a member of the Coun
cil of Hillshoro, also as Mayor of that
city and as a member of the hchool Board
for six consecutive years. In ISMS be
was elected to the State Senate and
served on the judiciary and other impor
tant committees. It waa during this
session that the all-absorbing question
came up as to whether a bill Bhould be
passed exempting Portland municipal
bonds (the water bonds) from taxation.
In opposition to this measure Mr. Tongue
distinguished himself. His constituent
were well satisfied with his service and
they re-elected him, and be served as
chairman of ttie judiciary committee
during the second srsi3ii of the term,
rendering the stute ellicient, seivice in
that capacity. He was chapman of tlie
Republican state convention held at
t'ortlund in 1SU0, and was a detonate to
the National convention of the party at
Minneapolis in 181)2 which nominated
Harrison for Preaident against Cleve
land. In this convention Mr. lonitue
served as vice pre-ident for Oregon. He
served several years as member of the
Republican Stale Central Committee, as
i chairman of the Central Coinmiltee, of
the First Congressional District, and waa
president of the Youug Men'a Republi
In ltt'JO Mr. Tongue acted as chairman
of the Republican state convention which
nominated Supreme J ad ire W. P. Lord
for Governor. Ia 18J5 be was a candi-
little fur United Mate Senator against
Senator Ilolph. and the night lie, Fulton,
Lord, 1iwell and other were finally
voted on In. received li-l vo'es, or 13 les
tlian the required number. The coolest
ended aliornr tiefortt midi itttit of I lie lant
Hay by llm elt-tioii of Senator MuBriile.
In wM Mr. Tong'ie waa ele td to tlie
tllty lilili Conre"B, rlefeatinu Uintter
llermann for the nomination Tlie elec
tion mtn verjf vioae, Tonim receivinir
majorily of only (3 over W. H V'ander
tiiirg. a I'oiiiiliKt ol Cooa County. Van
derhiiri -onl(Mted Mr. Tonitoe'a election,
but Hie 1 1 ohm! committee on electi'ina
niisiiiiiionalf reported in favor of Mr.
Tongue, and lie waa ae4ted.
Uuriin(tliM tfiz yeara that he lat in
Congreei, Mr. Tonaue did gret work for
I Oregon. Ha never loet an opixirlunliy
to Dec-lire appropriation! for tlie river
arm naroora mil iur r'
Whet, the lloui-e coinmiltee on rivera
and harlxira in out here a year ao,
Mr. Tongue accompanied the meiuheit
on their trip np ami down the Coliimhia
and gave them the necemary Inlorma-
i.,lrintf ,. i,1(ir-.,.tion of the Upper Will
IJ( ,,, ,..,, Ur wgH entertained
hy M(, j,ltlfm tt ,0II)e j ,Wro
The remalna are exie ted to arrive in
or,ar,,i jjlur.ly tau.l the funeral will
u UM Ir,jm kl ,n ate residence in Hilla-
boro on Sunday,
tllAMHKKLAIX IS GOVKBXOR
Wednrxlaj Wi a (iala Day at Salem
and the Cercmonlr In.plrluf.
Salem, Or., Jan. 15 ieorge E.
Chamberlain, democrat, became gov
ernor of Oregon today, and Theodore T.
(ieer retired after four yoars of service.
The ceremouiea at the state capotal were
ai tended by a crowd that packed every
available nook, corner and square inch
of space in the great legialauve hall
Tlie event bad been widely adveriiaed
throughout i he ordinarly serene and not
easily sgitated city of Salem, and men
and women, and even children, took
advantage of the beautiful day to turn
out en inaMM. By 15:30 o'clock the
cwrridors of the capitol had taken an apt
pearanceof unm-UAl activity, and by 11
o'clock tlm entrance to the legislative
Speaker Harris announced the joint
coinmiltee lo canvas the vote for govern
or, impartially choosing two democrats
and two republicans. If any one hail an
Idea that some one tniitht attempt to ob
struct tlie inauueration of the new execu
live, his notion was speedily dispelled
by the proeaic harmony of the perfunc
tory proceeding that en-ue I. The can
vassing committee, cou-tismiif of Senator
Carter and Kep e-entative Wliealdon,
lepublicana, and Senior Sweek and
Representative Galloway, democrats,
rvtire.l In tlie corner ol the ball, pro
cured Uble and there with Secretary of
Stale Duubur. I vena n to open tl e sealed
envelope from the various county clerks
containing a certified statement cl the
votes of the several couuties. Tlie re-
inrnu were alimixt Dreciselv tlie sume as
the nnolli -iul record tabulated by Sec
retirv Dunbar, except that an error of
4) voles had lieen made in the Furnish
vote for Malheur county. the figures
show that Fiimi-di received an aggregate
of 41,011 vote, and C-iitiiiherUm 41.8.x.
a olnialitv ol l'4l not many, but enough
tc nuke him g ivernor of Oieguii for ll.e
next lour years, II lie lives. .-.peaKer
Harris thenperformd brief!.- and with
out flourish his duty ot declaring tieorge
K. Chamberlain dnlv elected u-.vernor
6f Oregon. Committees were named lo
tiotilv the retiring and incoming govern
ors Hint the legislature was ready to ie-
ceive them, and then the joint conven
tion took a recess till 2:1" l M.
There wa no delav in the proceedings
in the afternoon. Tue notification com
mitties went out. and tlie house more or
leas waitpd their leturn.
"TLe iroveruor and aovernor-elect of
Oregon!" called out the doorkeeper in a
tone that barely reached the president.
The gavel dropped thrice, the members
and crowd an-se, and the procession of
Uate oliicers tiled down lite isle. It was
led by Governor beer, followed rjy Uov-ernor-
elect Chamderlaiu. Then came
the legislative committee, Chief Justice
Mooie, Justices Hean ami woivenon,
Secretary of State Dunbar, Treasurer
Moore, Superintendent Acaermau anu
Printer Whitney. After all had taken
their seats on the rostrum, President
Brownell Introduced Governor Geer, w ho
was received with loud hand clapping.
He at once benan to read his farewell
measaue. The reading of the mes sag
occupied nearly an hour. At its clos
there was very loud cheering tba
amounted to an ovation for the late
The oath of office will be admin
istered to the new governor by Chie
Justice Moore," announced f resident
The governor-elect arose, and both he
and Judge Moore raised their right
bands. - The oath was as follows:
"Yon solemnly swear that you will
support the constitution of the United
States and the constitution of the State
of Orenon, and that you will discbarge
the duties of your office to the best ol
vonr ability, so help you God."
"I do," responded Governor Cham
berlain. As he stepped forward to read
his inangeral message, he was vosifer
I have the honor to Introduce to you
the new tiovernor of Oregon, Hon.
Georire E. Chamberlain," announced
At 3:15 o'clock the governor benan,
speaking rapidly and clearlv and with
much emphasia, upvin the poinis he de
sired to iinpeess particularly upon the
attention of the legislature. It was ob
servable that when the governor reached
several topics, notably, tht saleries and
the state printer's otlk-e, his eye left his
manuscript, and he spoke otT-hand. His
object was condensation, as he called at
tention to the Uct that his recomenda
tions in full would be found in printed
At the close nf Governor Chamber-
luin'a inniiL'erl address an informal re
ception was held, when hundreds of
citizens of Oregon met the new governor
and extended their congratulations ana
good wishes. At the executive olllce
Kx-Governor Geer received Governor
Chamberlain and said:
"Governor, I welcome you to this ofTi.-e
and wish you the greatest success 10
Continued on page 7. '
of the Senate.
W01 AFrtK A III I T Kit FliJllT
L. Tf Harris, of Fo,ren Made Stisakr-r
of the ll"ine. Clackamas County
What was destined lo be one of the
most eventful davs of f lie twen'V-MM-
ond biennial ee.ion of the Oregon Legis
lature, dawned fair and crisp over the
cawtal cily Monday and long ere the
time for the con vein ns ol the two augnnl
legislative bodies the corridor of the
stately edifice, which were spick and
span in a tiraml new coal ol spotless)
white paint, were Ihroiured with an in-
tereu'ed and vxpei-m t public, e-.ger to
catch the sliuhtst bint however vague,
as 10 what the developineiils in th ' great
Simple for political supremacy twtweeo.
two or more powerful factions would re
veal. Interest increased until the slave
of excitement developed as the day pro
gressed and witnessed the downfall of
one great faction, w hich, through force
of circumstances was corniel!ed to yiela
to its more owerful opponent af er one
of the grandest struggles that haa tran
spired under the great dome for man?
day, and belore the sun had sunk be lew
the horizon Hie great contest waa over,
hands were shaken on all sides and tba
great solona, who, only a few hours he
fore, were exercising every effort to over
throw their own fellow delegate, ir. Older
to aain a slight prestige in the working ol
the respective bodies, were laughing anil '
joking over their success or defeat a the
case mar be, and barf thrown all politics)
aside and were prepared to put their
shoulders to the wheel in one grand,
united effort to siart the ponderous legi
Istive machinery in motion for the g 4x1
of their constituents.
It was a grand struggle and one which,
while it was a clean-aiiaved victory for
the Brownell Fulton faction in the f-en-ate,
resulted in the complete collapse of
two strong factions in the house of Repre
sentatives before the Harris-Fullo!, Me
llon, yet it is vehemently asserted by all
who were engaged in the contest that,
wilh powsloly a few exceptions, the tight
was a scrupulously clean one through, at
and that the line of victory was society
defined that each of the defeated camle
dates for the speakership ran point out
manr instances in which they have
achieved great victories over the other.
In Ihe Senate it was only a two-ideil
fight with Btrength tqialty divi.-.rd,
twenty-two men in the caucus la-Mi.j
one ballot after another until fourteen
successive ballots bad lieen cast with ibe
vote s'andmg: eleven for Browi.ell,
eleven for Smith, and one for rM-iiator
Steiwer, of Gilliam, Grant, Sin-wan,
Wasco and Wheeler counties. This star
of affairs continued for nine hallo's -fore
adjournment fur lunch was t .ken
anil for five ballots afier the caucus went
into session again without the sign l a
waver on anyone's pari unci it bewail to
look as though there would be a dead
lock on organization until sudden'v. on
the fifteenth hail.-t. the lone Sewer
yielded and cast the decisive bjlh.t for
Senator Browne I. There was a brie
Hurry occasioned by the announcement
and the elogans in the caucus came out
for a short bieathing spell, but after con
gratulations and reg't had been pn-?ed
generously around, ibey returned io the
caucus room and decided upon the bal
ance of the ticket without unnecessary
In the othpr end of the building a more
furious battle was being waged, with the
honjrs about even, and the ballots were
taken more frequently with a slight fluc
tuation first in one direction ai d then in
ano'her but neither faction would yield
sufficiently to give the oilier any advan
tage. 1 lua state of allairs kept up lor
nineteen successive t)lluls before mi Hd-
j lurnuient for lunch was taken, wild a
solid deadlock no f ir a- Eddy's candidacy
was concerned, and the spoils wavered
between Harris and Davey with the bal
ance inclined slightly in the direct ion of
the latter, who, it is stated, wonhl hive
won the day had faith been kept all
When the House republicans went
back into caucus in tlie afternoon there
was no ballot taken, for when the hi.llot
waa tteimr nreDared Represents' ive Eddv
arose, realixii.g that the fight was il l off
so far as he was concerned, and in a neat
little speech announced his withdrawal
Irom the contest in favor of Mr Harris.
He had no sooner sat down than Mr.
Davev arose and in an equally nest d-
dress, in which he thanked his fui'bfnl
following whom he said he tell he could
have depended upon until tlie day of
eternity, also withdrew from the cmte6t
and moveitthat Mr. Harris be the unani
mous choice of the caucus, and the gi'eat
siege was at an end.
Tbe Senate was called to order at 3 :f 5
o'clock by tempo, ary President DK. A
committee consisting of C. W. Fulton
R. A. Booth and B. r. Mulkev was ap
pointed to wait upon ai d conduct Chief
Justice F. A. Moore, of the Supreme
Court, into the chamber for trie pii'poe
of administering the oalti to all members.
This proceeding concluded. Senator Hunt
moved that the Senate proceed to the
election of permanent officers. This
motion was seconded and carried.
Tlie Senate then proceeded to tbe elec
tion of a president.
Senator F. P. Mays pl.u-ed in nomina
tion Senator Geo. C. Brownell, of Clack
amas county, and Senator W. II. Pierce
placed in nomination Senator Justus
Wade, of Union county. The nomina
tions were declared closed and a ballot
was taken which resulted in the eleciiou
of Senator Brownell by a vote of 2.1 to 6,
Senator Marsters not voling. A commit
tee consisting of Senators A C. Smith,
E. M. Croisan and W. W. Steiwer was
appointed to conduct Senator Brownell
to bis seat. Upon assiiinii.g the chair,
President Brownell delivered a brfef ad
dress thanking bis friends who were re
sponsible for placing him in that exalted
position and pledging himself to bold no
grudge against anybody who bad opposed
(Continued on page 7. )