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OREGON CITY ENTERPRISE, FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1908.
NEWS 0? THE COUNTY
' i DAMASCUS.
? Much' land clearing Is being done
hore now that labor Is more plentiful.
Marlon Tong has Hugo Leigh clearing
on the front of his laud, where he will
have a very attractive building place.
Dell Forbes has some men at a very
heavy timbered piece, and some say
tjiey are about to "yump the yob."
i' After the bottom of the road dropped
qut, a number of men slashed and put
some, brush on the mud, which helps
to: let us ride on top.
The Rock Creek school, under the
able management of Prof. Ramsey,
will give an entertainment February
; Mr. .Roach has a man visiting with
tim and cutting wood for exercise.,
who Intends to return to Nebraska In
the spring, but this Western fever Is
very catching, and we will welcome his
return. Lots of room for more men
like Mr. Stanson.
Many small farms are changing
bands, which will stimulate many im
Mr. Kingsbury was seen working on
a new grade for a road from his hop
Saturday George Derry planted
some grafted Franquette walnut trees,
The holes were five feet wide and six
feet deep; he then filled with surface '
soil. All tree growers agree that the .
holes were none too deep and the
grafted trees the cheapest, if they are ,
from some well known variety. As!
these are from the Vroonian grove and
fcome-grown trees, Mr. Derry Is taking
great Interest In them. They were
furnished by A. C. Newell. He had
out 150 pounds of the best Oregon
grown walnuts to eat, and the large ,
number of Damascus people present
all agreed they were the equal pf any
and that Oregon Is producing walnuts
In paying quantities. This was the
occasion of Inaugurating walnut tree
nlantlna around Damascus. There are
many seedlings scattered around that
fill well but of small value. As the
grafted Franquette will bear fully one
gallon in five years from planting It
Is being advocated exclusively by A.
C. Newell and by those who knew.
The correspondent had too
work to do and couldn't find time to
write but will try and do better. As
for the weather, we have all kinds ex
cept snow. No excuse to work. Plow
ing and seeding is all the farmers
think of just now.
Henry Johnson, our road boss, Is
going to build a new barn this sum
mer. Ed Harders and Fred Linns are
going to do the carpenter work for
Grip and bad colds are still chasing
around after the people here.
Miss Lizzie Sheel visited with her
aunt, Mrs. Henry Schmidt Sunday.
Mr. Joyner, one of our school direc
tors, did some work In our school
house one day last week.
Daily mail is all the people, talk
about at present.
Henry Schmidt and Carl Llns are
making shingles for Henry Johnson's
Adolph Miller is having some slash
Will Dixon, of Dover, was seen on
our streets one day last week.
Mrs. Frank Ahnert and daughter
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John
son last Sunday.
Henry Klinkes and his best girl
were out for a walk last Sunday.
Mrs. GUI, of Estacada, Is visiting
with friends here this week.
There has been no school since last
Wednesday. The teacher is quite 111
at the home of George Wolf.
Mr. Coon Is building a cow barn for
George Wolf returned last Thurs
day from a three months' trip to his
old home In Pennsylvania, Mr.Hoff
man came home with him. He intends
to locate here.
A. J. Kitzmiller has a bear trap set
In the Nelson orchard. Hunters, be
ware of your dogs getting caught.
A. J. Morrison has just finished a
"fine cellar under his house.
The ladies of Dover met with Grand
ma DeShazer last Friday and quilted
a quilt for her grandson Ralph.
James DeShazer, of Firwood, visited
at his brother Joe's last Sunday.
Jake Cooper was home over Sunday.
He Is working at the Eagle Creek
Mr. Bews and son John are both sick
this week with the grip.
C. A. Keith was in Sandy last Sat
John Hamilton, Sr., had the misfor
tune to fall and break his collar bone
while helping Mr. Tenney butcher hogs
Miss Christina Hamilton, who Is
teaching school at Lower Logan, was
visiting her people Saturday and Sun
day. Our merchant, Mr. Kopp, made a
flying trip by wagon to Portland one
We have a buyer" for timber lands and for two ten
We have for sale some fine river front properties.
Have made some nice additions to our list in last few
days. . 'J . v
W. F. SCHOOLEY & CO.
606 MAIN STREET OREGON CITY.
day last week.
Clarence Ray Is -working for E. Flck
en on tho hill. They are hauling fence
posts for a new fence. ' '
C Ward is working for Mr. Doorlng
at tho saw mill. -
The new shingle mill, run by J.
Sevier and M. S. Peering, is running
full time and turning out a nice lot of
Miss D. McSherry, of Highland, and
I Miss N. Andrews, of Redland, were
! callers at Mrs. Wm. Matoon's Satur-
day. Mrs. Mahxufs health Is poorly
yet, and Mr. Matoon has the neural
gia In his head.
The young people of Viola gave Mr.
i . . . 1 .
party faaturday evening. The even ng
was spent in listening to music by the
Victor graphophoue and Instrumental,
music on tho zither and flute by Mr. j
and Mrs. John Hamilton. Jr., and sing-
ing by Mr. J. and Miss C. Hamilton; I
and also a song by L. Tenney. After
J t ITl.lt. .11. . . I
light refreshments the party broke up
I at 11 o'clock, all wishing that there
might be more surprise parties of the
Mr. and Mrs. C. Hiciubothem came
over from Dubois Mill, near Estacada,
on Saturday to visit their relatives
and friends at Viola,
Mr. and Mrs. Rice have friends vls-
Iting them from the mountains.
Father Butgen, resident Catholic
priest, left recently for Rome, . Italy,
and expects to bo away for about three
months. The Sunday services will be
conducted during his absence by sup
plies from Portland.
Miss Evans, of SDarta. Wis.. Is vis-,
lting her mother. Miss Evans has a load of wheat in Clarkes last Tues
llved In Wisconsin for the last five day. He Is fattening hogs.
years and will return again in a few
Miss Ella Anderson, of Cottage1
rirove Is the euest of Miss Edna KIne-
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Le Mar visited
relatives in Portland Saturday,
John C. Fox Is home from Los An-
Miss Ida Nelson, of Portland, was
visiting relatives here Thursday.
Miss Blanche Bullock has been very
ill with pneumonia,
Mrs A. J. Howell returned to her
home in McMinnville Wednesday. Mrs
Howell had been visiting her daugh
ter, Mrs. T. Cllnefelter.
Miss rsettie kuiow is me guest oi ,
Mrs. G. W. Prosser. j
Mrs. Lucy Jenkins has returned .
home from Roseburg.
Mrs. Ida Pettinger is visiting at tne ,
home of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Pettinger. ;
Ed WInt is visiting his parents at j
W. H. Leah, of Canton, Ohio, was;dance at Macksburg on the 25th.
visiting at the home of C. N. Haines , our hunters were again out on a
this week. Mr. Lesh, who is a proml-. fox hunt Sunday,
nent bandman of his native town, A aTgB number of the school child,
went with the Oswego band to Sher- ren are afflicted with colds and la
wood Saturday. 1 grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Russell returned . Mss Emma Montandon has returned
Wednesday from Cottage Grove, where
they had spent several weeks visiting
their son, Fred Russell.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Nixon, Miss
Delia Nixon and Mr. and Mrs. H. F. '
Nixon have returned home from Dai
las, Or., where they have been spend
ing the Winter.
The Woman's Club of Oswego met .
at the home of Mrs. G. Smith Wednes
day afternoon. A very interesting
programme, in which a majority of
the members took part, was- rendered.
There were also several visitors pres
ent. The officers of the society are:
Mrs. Cox, president; Mrs. Schawper,
secreatry; Mrs. G. Smith, treasurer.
Friday evening a whist social was
given by the Rebekah Lodge at the I.
O. O. F: Hall.
Gladstone and Jennings are
contesting the separate school
Mr. Eggia has bought and built
lately. His property Is near the car
H. C. Painter and family have mov
ed into their new home.
Mrs. Brown is still on the sick list.
The Ladies' Industrial Club, of this
place, gave a very pleasant enter
tainment at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Wilcox Friday evening. Those pres
ent were Mrs. Beckner, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilcox and child, Mr. and Mrs. Pain
ter and child, Mr. and Mrs. Slocum
and child, Mr. and Mrs. Roberts and
turn nhllrfren Mrs. Ktennett and two
children, Mr. and Mrs. Wllkins, Mdeai8 continued after that time, partlc
Roethe. Mr. Rase. Mr. Norm, Mr.
Engles, Messrs. Clarence Beckner,
Lewis Morris, Mansen Rose, Wright
Lewis, Misses Axlie Shaver, Lila
Lewis, Grace Rose and Grace Morris.
All had an enjoyable time. Refresh
ments were served and a short pro
gram rendered. Mrs. Beckner, presi
dent of the club, gave a short address
on the virtues of Oregon and the need
of a school at Jennings Lodge. '
The families . of Gardener and
Reeves are keeping their children
from the Oregon City school until the
small pox scare Is over. '
There is a night prowler In this
neighborhood, whoso business wo do
not know, .,. , .
Mrs. Rose Is sick this week, i,
1 Mr. Roardman made a business trip
to St. John lately.
I Tho postmaster at Burton desires. to
I cal lattontlon to the practice of no mo
patrons of rural delivery of placing
loose coins In their boxon each time
they desire to dispatch letters, Instead
of supplying themselves with pnstngo
In advance of their needs. Tho prac
tice Imposes unduo hardship on rural
carriers In removing loose coins from
boxes and delays them on the service
of their routes. . '
The postmaster, therefore, urgently
requests that patrons of rural deliv
ery provide themselves and keep on
hand a supply of stamps consistent
with and lu advance of their needs. i
It Is also very desirable that rural
1 1 '',,, , ',,: ,,, ,uwna .m.
detachable cups of wood or tin In
w h t p,nc(c0,n!i wlier0 ncceSsary,
, phasing supplies of stamps.
Fred Rower camo home from tho
hospital last week. Ho Is feeling
pretty good again.
W. O. Klelnsmith shot a wildcat on
Tuesday. It was a small one.
I Charles Stromgreen was iu town lnst
Monday on business.
! O. Marqunrdt Is Improving his farth.
He is clearing five acres of his land.
, He Intends to plant It to fruit trees.
I Mrs. Will Marshall and baby are
1 getting along fine.
1 Mrs. J. Putz spent Sunday with
The Timber Grovo school district
had board meeting and put Mr. Hat
Sullivan In as director In Mr. Schewe's
Adolph Haag left last Sunday and
they don't know where he landed.
Charles Stromgreen. of Colton, got
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall spent thefr
Sunday in Highland.
Christ Klnzey went back to Canby
to look after his farm.
Mrs. Fisher, of Portland, Is out vis
iting her daughter. Mrs. Ben Marshall.
Albert Durst Is helping Mr. Mar
quardt clear land.
Rowland Robinson In going to saw
Mrs. Beck Is on tho sick list.
Rev. Wettlaufer preached in Heaver
Creek last Sunday.
Old Jack Frost visited us once more.
Born. tt Mrs. E. Werner. January
27, a 9-pound girl.
Raipn Grlbble has gone to Chehalls,
wash., where he has a good poslton.
The dance at Yoder's Saturday even-
Ingi glven jn honor f Miss Emma's
lctn birthday, was largely attended
and an na(j an enjoyable time.
Oglesby Brothers played for the
from a t,ort visit to Portland.
George Wolfer. of Hubbard, visited
his sister, Mrs. D. Zimmerman, Sun
day. Mrs. Charlie Wolfer and children
visited J. D. Rltter's family on the
Mr. Scramlln was out repairing the
Mrs. J. D. RItter and sons, John ana
Frank, spent Saturday at Hubbard,
HENEY AFTER FULTON.
Prosecutor Assails Oregon's Senator
In Speech at Portland.
Francis J. Heney Is after the scalp
of Senator Fulton, and In a speech at
Portland. Tuesday night, charged:
That Charles W. Fulton was Sena-.
tor Mlltchell's sack holder and dis
tributer of funds during the legislature
That Fulton used his Influence aa
State Senator as attorney for the As
toria & Columbia River Railroad and
corporations, as United States Senator
to prevent 'enforcement of laws that
he was sworn to uphold and to pro
tect his friends from Indictment and
That he bought votes outright dur
ing the "hold-up" Legislature of 1897,
That in 1899 he did bis utmost to de
feat justice and prevent the enforce;
mei)t of law by aiding and abetting
the land frauds as attorney for the
Hammond lumber interests. '
That his connection with shady land
ularly in 1902.
That he agreed with Senator Mitch
ell to shield Brownell from prosecu
tion by the reappointment of Hall as
United States District Attorney.
That he represents the Interests of
the railroads and big corporations at
Washington and not. those ofthe peo
ple. Mr. Heney, In the same speech, also
That John H. Hall and Edwin Maya
failed to prosecute the Claude Thayer
land-fraud case; - i
That Pierce Mays was in the em
ploy of Claude Thayer.
That the indictment of Burke and
Gosslin was In the Interests of the
Northern Pacific Railroad.
That Senator .. McBrlde Interested
himself In Burke and Gosslin's be;
half at the request of C. W. Fulton. ,
That the cause of municipal corrup
tion lies In special privilege. i
mat puoiic-service corporations go
j Into' politics to get special favors. 1
That me people win nave corrupt
government until they get the public
service corporations- by the throat and
make them keep out of politics.
Most every one. has had a dose of
grip. - .; -,.!.
Mr. Traxler, who bought the Griffip,
farm, has appeared. Hope he will like
the town. .. ,-.
i H. Ward has sprayed bis orchard,
We hope one-half the orchardB.at last
will be sprayed this year.
. That's right, "StODe;" whoop Mr
tip for a store." You need one1.'" Create
a stock concern and some one will sell
the goods for 15 per cent.
Kd Cox and family spent Sunday at
Oregon City. . -
Miss Ulauch Miller,, a. toucher of
Canemnh, who taught hero lust year,
paid Burton a visit last Saturday oud
Orvll Davis, who has been veiling
his brother at this place for sumo
time, has returned to Kastern Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs, Smith expect tholr
daughter and son noon tho former
from California and the latter from
BOURNE A FULTON MEET.
Straw Points to Agreement on District
Senator Hourne has so far recovered
from nn nttnek of grip as to bo at tho
Capitol, says a Washington dispatch,
but did not nppenr before tho sub
committee on Judiciary, which Is
i handling tho Scheiibol case,
lUmruo was not Inclined to talk con
cerning tho course he will pursue, but
Indicated that when entirely recovered
from his present Illness he might go
before the committee In Sehuehel's de
fense. Senator Fulton said that ho Is
Inclined to grant Senator Bourne am
ple time to present his defense, but
would probably not hold the cane open
longer than next week.
Senator Fulton was a dinner guest
of Senator Rotirno Tuesday evening.
and this gives rise to the belief that
i a possible agreement may bo reached
on tho District Attorneyship. If tho
matter is not compromised, tho sub-'
committee will probably report Febru
SEATTLE FAIR WILL
BE HELD NEXT YEAR
OREGON MEN HAVE PLACES AS
SECRETARY AND DIRECTOR
SEATTLE. Jan. 30. Owing to a
slight rumor that the Alaska-Yukon-postponed
caused by the recent finan
cial flurry, the executive committee of
the 1909 fair has passed the following
restitution: "It Is "the unanimous
senHe of tho members of tho execu
tive committee that the Alaska Yukon
Pacific Exposition bo held at tho plnco
1 and time hitherto planned Seattle.
I V. S. A., from June 1 to October 15,
The contract for another largo ex
hibit palace, the Agricultural building,
has been let for J81,8:i0. Six of the
main buildings will soon bo well under
way. The Manufactures building Is
The executive committee announces
that there Is plenty of money on hand
with which to carry on the work, and
that money for stock is coming in all
Word received from Washington, D.
C. from Vice President John H. Mc
Graw, Director of Exploitation Henry
E. Reed, Indicates tbjit Congress Is
looking with favor on tTie exposition.
The appropriation bill will soon como
up for consideration. The government
has asked for more ground space than
was originally alloted to It.
Letter list for week ending January
Women's List Anderson, Mrs.
Mary, 3; Clark, Miss Alice; Edwerds,
Men's List McNeal, Ira; Smith,
Al W.; Wallace, R. P.
RECIPE EASILY MIXED AND MANY
8WEAR BY IT.
SAID TO BE SPLENDID
Many of Our Citizens Speak Well of
the Home Prescription Which
Helped Them to Health.
Mix the following by shaking well
in a bottle, and take In teaspoonful
doses after meals and at bedtime.
Fluid Extract Dandelion, one-half
ounce; Compound Kargon, one ounce;
Compound Syrup Sarsaparllla, three
ounces. A local druggist Is the au
thority that these simple, harmless In
gredients can be obtained at nominal
cost from our home druggist.
The mixture Is said to cleanse and
strengthen the clogged and inactive
Kidneys, overcome Backache, Blad
der weakness and urinary trouble of
all kinds, If taken before the stage of
Those who have tried this say that
It positively overcomes pain in the
back, cleanses the urine of sediment
and regulates urination, especially at
night, curing even tho worst forms of
bladder weakness. ...
Every man or woman here who feels
that the kidneys are not Btrong or act
ing In a healthy manner should mix
this prescription at home and give it
a trial, as It is said .to do wonders for
The Scranton (Pa!) Times was first
to print this remarkable prescription,
In October, of 190C, since when all the
leading newspapers of New York, Bos
ton, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, and other
cities have made many announce
ments of It to their readers. .
.Miss Jessie Humphrys, of Portland,
is spending a few days with relatives
in this city.
(Wds are out announcing. the 39th
anniversary ball of Columbia Hook. 4.
Laddej- Company., The affair will be
held In the Armory, Washington's
birthday, Saturday evening, February'
22, and the music will be furnished by
A Hardy Brood For Whloh Froit and
I Snow Poshis No Terrors.
Coming In one day front a walk. la a
heavy tuinwNtorm, I dropped upon tho
evening lublo sumo triangular brown
ish hlti that looked nt (list Might llko
II uk cm of ill-led Itnrk,
"What nro tliosoeltlpn?"
Such n reply with n foot of snow on
tho ground and grout probability of it
foot moro before morning was neonpt
ed its n pleasantry nnd not to bo taken
RorlotiHly. The Idea of eatehlug but
ton! Ioh lu 11 HiiiiWKtornt seemed too
'"tlshy" for koHoiih consideration.
On the approach of winter nuwt of
tho butlerllleH. those dellcato little
creatures of fair weutbor, naturally
die. But among t'irlr number there Is
n whole hardy brood for which the
rigors of winter posses no terrors.
These nro tho angle wing, or vanes
nlds. They nro frequently called "thaw
buttertlles" from the fact that during
tho warm spells of winter they awake
from their torpor ami may frequently
bo veen sunning themselves near their
pitted of hllieruatloii or If the weather
Is mild and pleasant Hitting lightly
slxMit In the open places.
These Insects pass tho winter Initli
08 chrysalis and as inn tu re butterflies.
Normally they remain In tho crysull
form only about two weeks, but It Is
probable that tho sevort cold overtakes
Koine before they nro fully developed
which may account for sonio of thorn
hibernating as chrysalis. St. McholuH.
Tho Work of tho Mounted Polios of
Canada In tho Northwest.
Tho Northwest policeman's first duty
Is to die If that should be necessary
Ho is not allowed to shoot a desper
ado, go up, alt ou his carcass, roll a
cigarette and then read tho warrant
He must not shoot. At all events lie
must not ahoot first, which Is often
fatal, for If there Is a time tfhen delay
is dungerotis It Is whim you are cover
lug nu outlaw, writes Cy Wurman In
tho Sunday Muguxlne.
NumlMrs of tho force have been
known to rldo or walk Into th very
mouth of a cocked A' Colt and never
flinch. In about ninety -eight cases out
of every hundred the itiun behind the
gun weakened. In tho other two cose
ho extended his lease of life, but 11. tide
bis going doubly sure. When a mount
ed policeman falls, the open space be
leaves Is Immediately closed, for imcli
of Li 1 111 stands the Dominion gowm.
tueut and back of that the l!:'ltlsli em
pire. So the desperado who tlilul.H he
can kill mill get 11 way bus a hard time.
If the pellet- 1 base ti 1 tu 0:11 of tile I c
nilnlon biteli'tu t'le h iatal, lie U lively
to fetch up at SeoMnud Yard. If his
native village lies south of the forty
ninth, the I'liiUertous take up bin tr ill,
and when all these force:! nre lifter n
man his days ii.v gliding swiftly by.
"I wi.s cotiin el for 11 mil way compa
ny In the west." says 0 prominent New
York lawyer, "lu whose cmploya sec
tion band hud I een tilled by an ex
press train, ills widow, of course, sued
for damage. The principal witness
Bworo positively that tho locomotive
whistle had not sounded until nft.r tbe
entire train bud passed over bis depart
"'You admit tbut tbo whistle blew?'
I Bternly demanded of tbe witness.
" 'Oh. yes; It blew.'
" 'Now,' I added Impressively, 'If that
whistle sounded In tlmo to glvo Mor
gan warning the flint would bo In favor
of tbe company, wouldn't It?'
" 'I suppose so,' said tho wittiess
" 'Very well. Now, for what earthly
purpose would tbe engineer blow bis
whistle after the man hud I wen struck?'
" 'I presume,' replied tbo witness,
with greut deliberation, 'that the whis
tle was for tbo next man on the
track. " Harper's Weekly.
Hawaiian all beenme Christians
through the simple process of an edict
kapoo of one of the sturdy old
Kaniehamehas. The worthy king, ob
serving that It was easier to kill an
enemy with a rifle than with a club
and that the rifle wns the invention of
the Christians, took a short cut through
the theological mazes' of the mission
aries who were trying to convert his
subjects and announced that all Ila
wallans were from that moment Chris
tluns. As he added that ho would
knock ou the head any who objected
-the thing was done as fast as his cou
riers could deliver his message to bis
loving subjects. New York World.
What Ho Had Done.
Tactful and delicate even for a
Frenchmun was the reply made by a
Parisian who had not found "a life on
the ocean wave" nil which one could
wish. He wus sinking, pale and hag
gard, Into his steamer choir when his
neighbor cheerily asked:
"Have you breakfasted, monsieur?"
"No, m'sleur," answered the French
man, with a wan smile; "I have not
breakfasted. On the contrnry!" Ev
The Name Oscar.
It Is interesting to remember that
the name Oscar was, bestowed by Na
poleon on Bcrnndotto's Hon the first
King Oscar to whom he stood godfa
ther, not for ntiy Swedish associations,
but because It was the name of a hero
ic character In Macphcrson's "Osslun,"
a work which Napoleon . continually
studied. London Spectator.
1 The Practical Girl.
' "Jack told me he could live on my
' "Are, you, going to, let blm?'.'
"Not till I find out what I'm golnf to
live on." Chicago Journal.
rVVo"uld Suit Him BotUrT
Ml i f
i-j Vv-w i-i ""1 r
Aunty-W'llllo, nn nugel brought your
tnammn mieli a nice new brother for
you Inst night. Wouldn't you Ilk to
eo tho dear little bnby?
Willie No; but I'd llko to sou the
Why Take tho Trouble to Kill and Stuff
Tho Noxl Tlmo.
Friend I syinpnthlim most deeply
with you on the loss of your wlfo, and
I regret so much Hint I was not able t
attend tbe fimernl.
Widower- Don't mention It, my deal
fellow. Como next tlmo. Na Pom
Miss Brush Is It true you said I was
Razor I did.
Miss Brush Well, I never though!
you'd cut mo llko that.-I'ick-Me-Up.
Lytsute So poor Jones, tho toymak
er, has gono out of his mind!
8tryppes-Yes. He bad beon busy
for throe months on a mochanlcal
tramp, and he couldn't get It to work-
Bays She You are positively awfc
ward, sir! x
BayaHei-Yas, know it! I leenr
to go at everything buckward. Phlla