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Oregon Cit Enterprise.
VOL. 37. NO. 41.
OREGON CITV. OREGON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1904.
Hme Splendid Fams
For Gentlemen Farmers of some means. We can
recommend every one of them, and the price is right
Eighty acr fruit and vintali1n
fnrm at randy on lino of Houtliorn
Pacific railroad, nil liivnl, 74 ncr In
nlco cultivation. Alt fnncnd, bordora
on Molalta river. 18 scrim prunes In
Al condition, 13 aom pnacho, 4
acroa apples, B arroa strawliorrlns, 8
room frame dwolllnff, largo linrn, iOx
60. prune dryor 24x40, coat $1500,
frnlnnry, warehouse, V, nillo to school,
H mile to railroad atntlon, one mils
to steamboat landing. To k with the
place: 1 span horses, 2 cow, clilcknna,
8 plowa, wagon, hack, harrow, mower
and all othor farming Implumunta and
growing rrop at time of aaln.
Price fHOOO; $.1000 canh, balance In
5 yoara at 0 for cut Intitrust.
Block and timber: 252 acre. T. B
8., R. 8 E-, ono mile from Molulla
river and on line of extension of
motor rullway, 200 acroa levol, B0
acre fenced, SO acres In cultivation,
no house, burn BOx75, living water,
200 acres heavy Umber, Hr and cedar,
valuable, would cruise flvo million or
moro fcot of good, nmrchantublo tim
ber, besides piling. U nillo to school,
groat outranK", 17 inllot to Oregon
City, pi.rfect tlllo. Price $12.50 per
acre; $1000 cumIi; bulauco In 3 years
at S per cent Interest
Two hundred and fifty-acre stock
ranch, rolling unoiinh for good drain
age, aoll good, 80 acres In cultivation,
bo acres more slushed and burned and
could bo put Into cultivation for $10
per acre, baluncn paHture land, hiiihiI
creek runs tlirougli the place, 3 living
springs, 3 acres orchard, 8 room box
house, covered with rustic, painted,
IVs-xtory, big homo uiadu burn 30x00,
stiuddud all round, large outrange, ou
main road 22 miles from Oregon City,
IVi miles Trom Wllholt Bprlngs. $20
per acre; $2000 down, balance on
long time at 0 per cent per annum.
Two hundred and twenty-five acres
at Ixignn, 6 miles due east of Oregon
City, IB mllos from Portland, 100 acres
In cultivation, B0 acres more nearly
ready to break, 8 acres prune orchard,
whole place fenced, mountain trout
stream running through the ranch,
several large springs, frame dwelling
6 rooms, cost $500, post barn, 2 miles
to cheese factory, same distance to
creamery that sells $1000 worth of
butter a month, school 4 mile, aplon
did neighborhood. $30 per acre;
torms to suit.
Ono hundred and sixty Ave acres at
Igan, 130 acres In splendid cultiva
tion and In crop, four miles of board
and wire fencing, 4 acres orchard, two
dwellings worth $2000, two large
burns, living wutor In nearly all the
fields, place Is In good repair and ev
erything neat and tidy, ',4 mile to
school, 10 miles to Portland, 9 miles
to Oregon City, creamery and cheese
factory In tho neighborhood. $8500;
hulf down, bulunco on vusy terms at
0 Mr cent Interest.
Stock Kurm Investment. 344 acres,
two miles from terminus of O. W. P.
& Ky. Co. line at Hprlngwuter, 1C0
acres In cultivation, wholu place
fenced, tiO acres In clover, 14 acres
orchard, two million feet good mer
chantable timber, threo One living
springs of pure water, small dwelling,
large new barn 00x84, outrange of
elk weed and pea vino for a thousand
head of stock, about 40 head cattle,
span horses, wagon, new binder, and
all farming tool with present crop
for $30 per acre; very easy terms.
flood school and growing neighbor
One hundred and sixty acres In
Highland, 120 acres level, good aoll,
all fenced, 40 acres In cultivation, run
nlng stream through the place, water
In all fields, 1 acre orchard, 4-roorn
box bouso, barn 44x50, 20 acres In clo
ver, 20 acres In grain and regetables,
great outrange, 7 mllos to Cazadero,
1C head stock with increase, all for
$2600; half down, balance In S years
at 6 per cent Interest
A gentleman's suburban home, 3D
acres, all fenced and cross-fenced, soil
Al, 31 acres In splendid cultivation
7 acres heavy timber, living spring
and cistern, 6 acres orchard, all va
rieties of fruit, 8-room 1H story house
In good condition, new barn 2ux;0,
dry bouse with outfit, other outbuild
ings, 10 head milk cows, 2 horses,
cream separator, wagon, bupiry, grow
ing crop, farming tools. This fine
home Is miles from Oregon City,
V4 mile to school. Price $4500; $1500
down, balance In B years at 6 per
Three hundred and forty-nine acres
of level, rich soil. In Marlon county,
S miles from Woodburn, 220 acres In
good cultivation, free from stumps and
rocks, balunco in pasture, whole place
fenced and cross-fenced, one fair old
dwelling, 8 rooms, two large barns,
other outbuildings convenient to
place, 0 acres orchard, 7 acres hops,
4 mile to school, title perfect Price
$:!5 per acre; terms . . to suit the
purchaser. This Is a rare ourgaln.
A great many other places, large aand small, for sale
at all sorts of prices, and to suit all sorts of people
CROSS and SHAW
Main Street, Oregon City, Or 233 Washington Street, Portland, Or
ATTORNEY AT LAW
tBos oi' to Orel ou CUT tnU rpri".
flR. GRACE E. HAIN
Acuta and Chronlo Diseases. Nervous
Disorders. Women's and Children's DIs
mii a Bpeclalty. Oraduate of Btlll Col
leg of Osteopathy, Des Moines. Is. Of
floe Hours: 1:10 a. m. to I p. m., Monday,
Wednesday and Friday. Concultatlon free.
Boom 14, Garde Building, Oregon City.
O W. BAHTHAM
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Land Tllles Examined. Abntrectn Mule.
Ueedi, Mortgsnes Drawn. Money Loaned
Dank of Oregon City.
Oaiuns Citt, Or.
V, B. D'Bta 0. Bohstbal I
U'REN A SCHUEBEL J
Attorneyi at Law. i
Will practice in all court, make collection! ,
Furnish slmlrscts of title, lend you money
and lend your money on first niorgSK.
Office Iri Enterprise Building,
Oregon City, Oregon.
Attorney at Law.
Justice of the Peace.
Ji gger BKlg., Oregon City
J D. CAMPBELL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
WlllprMtloeln allthe courts of ths state. Ol
ios, lu Caufleld building.
"! D . D.O LaTOCRSTTE
COUNSELORS AT LA 7
AIH iTRIsT ORIOON CITT, OBBOOR"
Tarnish Abstract of Title, Loan Honey,
foreclose Mortgages, and transaot
Oeneral Law Business.
How about those bill heads, statements,
letterheads and envelope? The Enter
prise has just received a lot of nsw type
b4 wa ix bow prepared to give you just
what you want and just when you want
ft. Our work la not surpassed anywhere.
Qlrs us a trial.
A FULL LINE OF jjj
If you need anything in the way of Hardware, Crockery,
GlaB8-ware or Gianite-ware, I can supply vpur wants. Call and
innpect my stock.
Complete line of new and second hand FURNITURE carried. Let
me supply you with a house- keeping outtit
WALL PAPER of the best quality and latest styles at right prices.
Attention, Here's a Bargain
50(H) feet, llf inch 8rst class Manila rupe, in one piece, is offered for
sale at a bargain for a few days.
Main Street, Oregon City.
WILL MAKE A FIGHT
CLACKAMAS COUNTY LOCAL 0-
TIONISTS arc qettinq busy.
Favor Making the Precinct, Rather Than
ths County, ths Unit In ths
Preliminary to Inaugurating the ag
gremlv campaign that I being planned
for la kama county. Ixxal Optlonlsts
are causing to be copied descriptions of
the various precinct boundaries In the
county. To what rxtrnt the provision
of tho ah I Option mraiiure will be In
voked and thr manner of Its application
ha not bn flnall;' determined even
after a conference by Dr. O. L. Tuft, of
I'ortland. preiiUlent of the Anti-Saloon
Leasue of the State, with leaders of the
lyxnl Option movement In Oregon City.
There la a dlapoiiitlon among Clackamas
county Optloniet that I opposed to the
taking of any undue advantage, even If
it la authorized In the act Itself, In seek
ing to apply the provlalons of the local
option measure. Prohibition leaders here
demand a moat aggreealve campaign
agaliiMt the raloon, but the Local Option
people are dlnposed to be more conserv
ative and not unneceanarlly arouae op
sosltlon that might fruatrate their ef
fort at the beginning. Since the Antl
Huloon Lt-ugue of the state formulated,
I advocated and secured the enactment of
the Locul Option measure, the mera
beis of that orsanl.itlon In Clackamas
county feel that It Is largely to be de
termined by tlmm Just what mode of
prtH.--c4lure ithall be adopted In this coun
ty. The Anti-Saloon League or Local Op
tion people are favorable to the plan by
which the precinct and not the county
In made the unit. "While we certainly
are oppoacd to the aal'm In any and
every precinct and our ultimate aim Is
to accomplinh the supresalon of every
gin shop, the majority of the Clackamas
county Lo ul Optlonlnts feel that better
result will follow & campaign that has
for its purpose demonntratlng the
practicability and acceptability of the
Lot -ill Option measure a It Is fram
ed." said a prominent Local Optloniat.
"This can b best done by Introducing
the measure by precinct and then grad
ually extend its application. This 1
considered preferable to taking any ad-
World Day This entire day will be de
voted to the Woodmen and their sister
order the Ladles of Woodcraft In their
Drill and Sports. It Is expected that
at least a dozen drill team will be
present Inunlform to contest for the $00
Wednesday, Sept. 14 Salem Day. Thl
will be a great day for Salem Business
Is practically impended and everybody
goes to the Fair. This will also be the
day for the Greater Salem Stake, a
12000 purse for 2:15 pacer In which
there are 31 entries.
Thursday. Sept. 15 Portland Day.
dually the biggest day of the fair a the
8. P. R, R. runs an excursion from Port
land and 11 50 pays a round trip and ad
mission to everything on the Fair Ground
that the Board has anything to do with.
On this day will come off the Lewis and
Clark Stake for 12000 purse for 2 17
Friday, Sept. 16 Children's Day. When
all the children In Marlon County, In
cluding the Indian Training School at
Chemawa, the Reform School and school
children, will be admitted free.
Saturday. Sept. 17 Closing Day. The
Rural Spirit Stake S1000 purse for all
2:11 trotters; also the consolation race
In Lewi and Clark Stake will be run off.
Premiums will be paid In the evening,
a good program will be on In the pavil
ion. McElroy's Band, of Salem, has been
engaged and good music Is assured
The evening entertainment during the
week will be the best money can pur
chase and a good time la guaranteed all
who may attend.
THE STATE FAIR.
This year 1 going to be a record break
er In more ways than one. The races are
going to be very rapid for there now In
training more horses than have ever
been on the track at this time of the
year and In the Greater Salem Stake for
2:15 pacers J2.000 purse. There are 31
entries In the I2W0 2:17 trot. The Lewis
and Clark Stake there are 17 entries. In
the Rural Spirit Stake 2:11 pace for 11000
there are Id entries. In the Inland Em
pire Stake for 3 year old pacers for 1500
there are 11 entries and there are be
sides 11 other pacing and trotting races
to say nothing of the running races of
which there will be at least two each
The camping ground has been fixed
up and the streets laid out and named,
camps numbered and In charge of a
Camp Grand Marshal, who will look after
the matters there day and night Water
MANY NEW BUILDINGS
GENUINE BOOM IN OREGON CITY
AND CLACKAMAS COUNTY.
Attractivt Residences. Cottages and
Business Blocks Springing
vantage that a combination of precincts ha b-" P'P"1 'nt he grounds and
may afford, which, it la believed would
antagonise Interests that might prove
Invaluable to us In our work."
The fact that Clackamas county at
the June election gave Local Option a
majority of 304 has awakened the saloon
men of the county to a realisation of they never could get any place else In
the situation and a strong organiauilon I the same time.
other Improvements made making It one
of the best camping grounds in the state.
Take your family and a tent and enjoy
a Week of solid comfort to say nothing of
the educational advantages that you and
the children will get at the Fair that
(or the protection of their Interests has
been' formed. Since the sent.ment of the
Ixx al Optlonlxts In this county Is known
to be not radical, it Is not believed
any effort will be made to suppress the
saloons In Wards One and Two of Oregon
City, in which are located all the liquor
houses of the city. At the June election,
Local Option wa- defeated in Ward One,
In which eight of the city's twelve sa
loons are located, by a vote of 101 to 136,
while Ward Two, In which are located
four liquor houses, was carried by Local
Option by the narrow margin of 116 to
113. While It has not been Anally decided.
an effort may be made to force the sa
loons out of Ward Two at the election
In November. If such an attempt Is
made, It will be vigorously resisted by
the saloon Interests.
All the trains of the S. P. R. R Co.
stop at the grounds during the week.
The street railway system Into Salera
has been thoroughly overhauled, new
cars purchased, the track widened to
standard guage, and the road bed improv
ed allowing the company to make a six
minute service and possibly shorter. The
Pavilion and grounds will Delighted by
Incandescent Electric lights, thus giving
a much improved light service.
PROPERTY VALUES ARE HIGHER.
Aggregate of Clackamas 1904 Assessment
FARMERS' CONVENTION CALLED.
Arrangements will bs Mad for an Ex
hibit at ths 1905 Fair.
Brunswick House & Restaurant
Newly Furnished Rooms.
Meals at All Hours. Prices Reasonable.
Opposite Suspension Bridge.
Only First Clasp Restaurant
We are in a posi
tion to savo you
from 10 to 20 per
cent, on undertak
er's supplies of
which we carry a
We are under
small exp nse.
Have no middle
men to pay, own
our hearse and
will treat you fair.
One Prick to All
R. L. HOLMHN, Undertaker & Embalmer
Offi'aa ftna HrvM smith nf Pntirt VI rnm tm at Straw fltrvrak nnnAalt RamW
of Oregon City. j
The Clackamas county court has la
sued an official call for a convention of
the farmers and producers of Clacka
mas county to be held In this city on
Thursday, October 6, when details will
be completed for the gathering of an
exhibit of the resources of the county
for ths Lewis and Clark Fair. After
reciting the facts concerning the offer
made by the Lewis & Clark Commis
sion to encourage the making of county
exhibits, the call says:
"Whereas. The County Court of Clack
amas County, believing that we have a
county second to none in the State of Or
egon In its resources and products, and
that It would be of great benefit to the
said Clackamas County and its people
that a full and complete exhibit of said
products should be made at said Lewis
and Clark Fair, and fully realising that
to make such an exhibit will require the
hearty co-operation of every citizen of
the county; therefore, be It
Resolved, That an Invitation be ex
tended to the citizens of every precinct
In Clackamas County, and to every
Grange, club, society or association In
terested In said matter to select dele
gates to meet with the County Court In
the Courthouse on Thursday, October 6,
at 11 a. m. , for the purpose of formu
lating' plans and measures that will re
sult In the gathering and placing on ex
hibition at said Lewis A Clark Fair a
full and complete exhibit of what we
raise, make and have In Clackamas
There are no restrictions as to ths
number of delcgatea that may be select
ed In the various precincts or bodies to
to attend this meeting and a cordial In
vitation Is extended by the court to all
citizens interested In this work to attend
said meeting and by their presence, ad
vice and co-operation assist In the pro
motion of Its object
We would also request all farmers,
miners, manufacturers and mechanics to
preserve samples of all product that will
assist In making a nucleus for a credit
County Assessor J. F. Nelson this week
completed the writing of the assessment
roll for Clackamas county for the year
1904. The aggregate of accessable val
ues Is 110.250,000. representing an in
crease of about 1300.000 over the assess-
hlj, va)h nf innt vear'a mil AuMunr
Nelson feels that the property of the . faction guaranteed by Howell Jonea.
county is now oemg assessea tor some-
Quletly and without any noisy demon
stration, Oregon City and Clackamas)
county are experiencing a great growth
that In Its proportions and extent takes)
on an air of a genuine boom.
During the last several months many
new buildings have been constructed in
this city and there are now In course
of erection a great many more.
The building of these many new struc
tures and the replacing of old buildings
with, more modern and attractive ones)
has not been confined to the city by any
means. On the contrary, there has tak
en place a great amount of building
throughout the prosperous farming dis
tricts o! the county where the primitive
farm he use has been replaced by a neat.
commodioua residence that not only
speaks for the development of the county
but Indicates the generally prosperous
condition of the people of the Willam
The growth and activity in this re
spect has been remarkable here in Ore
gon City and affords unmistakable evi
dence of the fact that the population of
this city Is rapidly increasing. There are
no vacant houses, comparatively speak
ing, and tenants are rapidly secured In
advance by the prospective builder.
Among the many buildings now being
erected is a business house 34x50 feet
on Main street near Fourth street. It
Ui being built by the Schramm estate
to succeed the building recently burned
and will be occupied by the Chinese
Tailor. It will be a frame building but
will add to the attractiveness of the
South end of the business district.
Two neat and atractive cottages are
being erected by A. H. Griessen on his
property on Main Street near Eleventh.
Mr. Griessen also contemplates making
some material changes in his business
property, the Win. Tell House.
A. Knapp has begun work on a build
ing on his property at the corner of
Main and Tenth strets.
On North Main street.. A. Mihlstln re
cently completed two neat cottages and
he is now finishing a third on Eleventh
street, near the residence of Senator
There la any amount of building In
progress on the hilL The improvement
of Center street Is being attended by the
very general Improvement of property
and the building of additional residences.
Fred Metzner. at the head of Center
street, has Just completed a comfortable
cottage and the owner of the property tu
the adjoining block Is putting up two
neat residences and Mrs. O. W. Grace Is
having a residence built on Eighth and
Washington streets and there la any
amount of other construction work going
on all over the residence district on the
Better Than Gold.
"I was troubled for several year with
chronic indigestion and nervous debility."
writes F. J. Green, of Lancaster, N. H.
"No remedy helped me until I began us
ing Electric Bitters, which did me more
good than all the medicines I ever used.
They have also kept my wife In excellent
health for years. She says Electric Bit
ters are Just splendid for female troubles;
that they are a grand tonic and lnvlgor
ator for weak, run down women. No
other medicine con tae Its place In our
family." Try them. Only 60c Satis-
thing near Its actual value and It will
be his endeavor to keep the land of the
county listed at Its present assessment
The county board of equalization will
be convened Monday, Aug. 29, but It
is not believed that the property assess
ments will be materially altered. As
sessor Nelson has been unusually ex
peditious this year In writing the tax
roll which has been finished earlier than
for years before. The expense of pre
paring the roll has also been kept re
duced to a minimum.
Subscribe for the Enterprise at 11.60
per year. It is a bargain.
DeWIH Is the Name.
When yon go to buy Witch Hazel Salve
look for the name DeWITT on every box.
The pure, unadulterated Witch Hasel is
used in making DeWitt's Witch Hasel
Salve, which Is the best salve in the world
for cuts, burns, bruiBes, boils, eczema and
pile. The popularity of DeWltt'a Witch
Hazel Jalve, due to Its many cures, has
caused numerous worthless counterfeits
to be placed on the market. The genuine
bears the name E. C. DeWitt It Co., Chi
cago. Sold by O. A. Harding.
Trimmed hats and untrimmed shapes
below cost at Misa Goldsmith's.
THE OREGON STATE FAIR.
Program of Eventa for the Big Annual
Event at Salem.
Monday. Septemoer 12 Opening Day.
In the evening addresses will be made
by prominent men of the State on up-to-date
Tuesday, Sept 1J Woodmen of the
Do You Wish
the Finest Bread
It is conceded that Royal
Baking Powder is purest and
strongest of all baking pow
ders,absolutely free from alum,
ammonia and every adulter
ant "Royal" makes the best
and most wholesome food.
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