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TWO NEWC1TY DADS
PHIESTER AND MASON WILL OCCUPY
SEATS IN COUNCIL WEDNESDAY.
CouacUmea Albri(bt and Francis Retire
Mayor Dlailck'f Appointment Reviewed
City Treaurer Meyer'i Report Where
Will Committee Placet Oo?
The first meeting in the new year
of the city council will be held next
Wednesday evening when the newly
elected councilmen, Samuel Phiester
from ward two and C. M. Mason from
ward three will succeed Charles Al
bright and Samuel Francis, res-
spectively. While it is usual for the
committee announcements to be made
at the first meeting in January there
is a possibility that they will not be
made Wednesday evening. The
mayor is a busy man these days and
is giving careful consideration to his
committees. He is doing nothing in
It is almosKt safe to say that the
present municipal appointees will
be reappointed. They are City Attor
ney A. S. Dresser, City Engineer
Ernest Rands, Suieriiitendont of
Streets John Green,' Chief of Police
Charles E. Bums and Night-watchman
Ed L. Shaw. The city recorder
is elected by the council and Bruce
C. Curry will succeed himself. His
knowledge of the affairs of the office
makes him an extremely valuable
man and Mayor Dimick said this
morning that he hoped the council
would re-elect him.
The present council committees
Z FINANCED. Koreuer, J. W. Pow
eel, C. O. Huntley.
STREETS AND PUBLIC PROP
ERTY Willliam Sheahun, E. F.
Story, E. W. Scott.
FIRE AND WATER S. V. Fran
cis, E. D. Kelly, C. G. Huntley.
HEALTH AND POLICE-J. W.
Powell, Charles Albright, R. Koer
ner. CEMETERY-E. F. Story, E. D.
Kelly, Chus. Albright. .
Councilman Albright's retirement
makes vacancies in the health and
police and cemetery committees.
Councilman Francis was chairman of
the committee on fire and water.
Councilman Sheahun will be retained
as chairman of the committee on
streets and public property in rocogni
tion of the good work the committee
has done in the past year under his
diroctiou. Just what committee places
will bo assigned to the new council
men is hard to to ttU. As there are
two councilmen from the third ward
on the committee on streets and
public property, Councilman Scott
may be transferred to another com
mittee and in that event Councilman
Powell would probably bo given the
place on the street committee, which
is a coveted plum, but the second
ward has a man on that committee
now and Mr. limit ley's ambitions
may have to give place to circum
City Recorder Curry is hard at work
on his reMrt and City Treasurer
Myers has filed his report for the last
three months of 11)02.
There is a balance of $:115 70 in the
cemetery fund. From the road fund
there was expended $1148 14 and the
fund has been overdrawn It! cents.
This is partly duo to the fact that
money has been takeu from the road
fund and transferred to the general
fund. There was expended from the
general fund during the three months
past $3(108 80, and there is a balance
in the fund of $(1342 79. Receipts
from the water fund were $327(1 34,
and a balance is left of $2402 Hi).
Baptist and Congregaliunalhit Choose Offi
cer For Another Year.
Tho annual meeting of the members
of the Baptist Church was held
Wednesday, commencing at 8 P. M.
and continuing until ft, when lunch
eon was served and the business meet
ing was resumed, lasting until 9
o'clock. W. W. Marrs and D. C. Lat
ourette were re-elected trustees and
A. S. Dresser was named as a trustee
to succeed W. Carey Johnson, who has
bcou a trustee continuously for a
quarter of a century, and resigned
localise of a change of residence. The
following were re-elected deacons:
J. D. Reuner, D. C. Latourette, James
Ward, John Wise, J. J. Burgess.
Other officers elected were: John W.
Lodcr, treasurer ; Ralph Parker, finan
cial sccrctury ; Mrs. William Beach,
clerk ; Mrs. Carrie Parker, assistant
clerk ; A. S. Dresser, choirister ; Miss
Veda Willaimas, organist. The Sun
day school officers are: Mrs. A. S.
Dresser, superintendent ; George T.
Howard, assistant superintendent ;
Ella Dempster, secretary; Lillie Har
greaves, treasurer ; Veda Williams, or
ganist ; George T. Howard, choirister.
The following vcre elected officers of
the Young Peoples' Society: Mary
Persifull, president j Dollie Cross,
vice-president; Mrs. William Beach,
secretary; Lizaie Roose treasurer.
Mr. Thomas Guult was elected super
intendent of the juniors. Church ush
er for the new year are : William
Beach, Chris Fisher, Oben Topkin,
Will Peters, Archie Story, Ralph
Parker. Baptismal, financial, charity
and soliciting committee were ap
pointed. The Baptist church com
mence the year 1903 with its debt
practically wiped ont.
. The annual business meeting of the
Congregational church was held on
Tuesday, evening. Fourteen reports
from as many department were read.
The financial reports were especially
satisfactory. Over $fI00 was paid dur
ing the year for the final liquidation
of the church debt. In the various
treasuries, after all obligation were
met, there was surplus of nearly $150.
The resident membership has also ma
terially increased. The officers whose
terms had expired were all re-elected
and are Mrs. F. F. White, clerk ; Mrs.
T. L. Charman, treasurer; C. H. Dye
and Mrs. H. C. Stevens, trustees. The
Sunday School having recommended
C. H. Dye for it superintendent he
was re-elected for his sixth year. A
thorough canvass is being made for all
the expenses of the new year, and
the board of trustees will give the
complete result of the canvass to the
annual roll call meeting next Thurs
day evening. The pastor, Rev. E. S.
Bollinger, will soon enter upon his
fifth year of service and all relations
in the church are most happy and
LOCAL TEAM WINS.
Oregon City Beat Chehalls and Sunnyside
at Basket Ball.
The Chehalis basketball team was
defeated at the Young Men's Christ
ian Association gymnasium Wednesday
night by the Y. M. C. A. team by a
scure of 84 to 12. Tho visitors were
outplayed at every point. The junior
basketball game was more closely con
tested and was ,won by the Oregon
City Y. M . C. A. team from the
Boys' Brigade team of Sunnyside
The score was 11 to 9. Following
the game was a literary program.
Recitations were given by Miss Bessie
Grant and Miss Bessie Woods and a
solo was rendered by Rev. Frank H.
Mixsel. The Presbyterian Church
quintette, composed of Rev. F. H.
Mixsel, Chester Muir, George Califf,
Owen and David Thomas, sang, after
which supper was served. The even
ing closed with a watch meeting
prayer service, conducted by General
Secretary Seth Leavens.
v Tho next meeting of the Teachers'
Association will be held at New Era,
the last Saturday of January, at which
time we Bhall expect to hear the re
port of a committee who are to ar
rango a schedule of premiums in con
nee tion with the proixsed exhibit of
manual training or industrial work
to be done in the schools. A full at
tendance is esixwially desired. The
ladies of New Era will serve luncheon.
School Opened this Morning.
Tho public schools opened this
morning after a two weeks' holiday
vacation. Tho teachers and pupils,
as a class, are glad to resume work.
The non-resident pupils, about 85, are
all in attendance. The total enroll
ment is now (188. Tho present school
mouth ends Jnauary Kith. The first
term ends February 18th, and tho new
term of five mouths begins February
Kith. School will close alout the
middle of June. All the departments
of the public schools are in a very
A. 0. U. W. Installation.
Tho Ancient Order of United Work
men held its installation last Satur
day night in tho A. O. U. W. hall,
and alsmt 70 members were present.
Addresses were made by Judge T. F.
Ryan, Jugde G. E. Hayes, and Hon.
A. S. Dresser, and also by the incom
ing Master Workman and Foreman.
Charles H. Dye gave a historical
sketch of the order, and instrument
al music was rendered by A. S.
Dresser. Samuel Roake sang a solo,
and a very enjoyable evening closed
with lunch and cigars. The newly
elected overseer, J. H. Martin, was
visiting a sick brother and was unable
to bo present, and his installation
will take place at the "next regular
meting. The officers installed were
Livy Stipp, master workman ; James
Kdmiuds, past master; C. Schuebel,
foreman; Joseph Beaulieu, guide;
Samuel Roake, inside watchman ;
Hauiue Godfrey, outside watchman;
C. O, T. Williams, financier; O. II.
Dye.receiver; H. J. Harding, recorder.
Royal Arcanluns lo (Jo lo Portland,
The officers and offlcers-eluet and
the memliers of Clackamas council
No. 2007, Royal Arcanum, will go
to Portland tomorrow, leaving Oregon
City at 7 p. m. , to join the Oregon
Council and Willamette council in
the installation of officers, which will
be conducted by Deputy Supreme Re
gent W. S. S;eneer, under special
dispensation of the supreme regent.
A program for entertainment has
been prepared and a fine class for in
itiation and refreshments will be
features of the occasion.
Howard and Jack Latourette and
Don Meldrum Jeft on this morning's
train for Eugene, to resume their
studies at the state university, after
a fortnight's vacation with their fam
ilies in this city.
TROUBLE IN UNION
PAINTERS ARE AFTER THE SCA!JS OF
- JOHNSON & ANDREWS.
Carpenter Union Defend the Contractor
and the Whole Matter WUI Be Investi
gated at Ton!bt' Meeting of Federal
Labor Union lolerested Parties Will Be
The action of the painter' union,
the textile workers' union and the
federal labor union in declaring John
son & Andrews, a local contracting
firm, unfair, ha brought forth a
storm of protests from individual mem
bers of the carpenters' union, of
which Johnson & Andrew are mem
bers, and from non-union painter who
have signed a petition to the head of
the brotherhood of painters, asking
that the books of the local union be
It has been several month since
Johnson & Andrews, who hold the
office of secretary and treasurer in
the carpenters' union, took the con
tract for the construction of the Garde
building and sublet the painting con
tract to S. S. Mohler. There were
several bidders for the painting, among
whom were Messrs. Justin, Marrow,
and Reddaway, all members in good
standing of the union of painters.
Mohler' s bid was the lowest and he
was awarded the contract. This ac
tion on the part of Johnson & An
drews aroused the ire of the painters
union and they immediately filed a
protest against the contractors, takiug
the ground that as union men John
sou & Andrew had no right to let a
contract to a non-union man, other
wise Mr. Mohler. This protest was
presented to the carpenters' union,
which tabled it by a vote of 7 to 1.
The dissenting vote was cast by A. J.
Mayville, president-elect of the car
penters' union and presidont of fed
eral labor union. Johnson & An
drews suy that the members of the
carpenters' union understand the true
situation, which they present iu the
It is not denied by them that Moh
ler is a non-union painter; In fact
he cannot be considered anything else.
It seems that he joined the paint
errs' union and agreed to abide by
a schedule of prices fixed for contract
work. Ho say he continued to abide
by this scale until he found that other
members of tho union were taking
contracts for figures away under the
scale. He protested without avail
and finally withdrew from the union.
He offered to resign but was not al
lowed to do so and at times since his
withdrawal has had the opportunity
of reinstatement upon payment of de
linquent dues and the opportunity is
still open to him but he takes the po
sition that the painters' union is not
conducted ou union briuciples and so
has no inclination or desire to affili.
ate with the union. Mohler allege
that he is a contractor pure and sim
ple and that he is not a journeyman.
Tho painters' union says that Mohler
has been doing jounrcyman's work, and
seemingly the whole matter is a very
bad muddle and one of those things
that cannot be explained.
Secretary J. H. Howard, of federal
labor union, makes the statement
that after Mohler's withdrawal from
tho painters' union, that body agreed
to abolish the contracting scale ex
cept as a gluide for which to base a
figure ou contracts.
After tho refusal of the carpenter's
union to endorse the charges of the
painters, the knights of the brusli
went quietly to work and secured
tho endorsement of the charges by
federal labor union and the textile
union. The plea was sot up by John
sou & Andrews that tho action of fed
eral labor union had been taken with
out proper investigation. In order to
give all sides a hearing federal labor
union has invited Mr. Mohler, the
carpenter's union and the painters un
ion to bo present at its meeting to be
held this evening, when the whole
matter will be considered according
to its lights. It will certainly be a
very wise thing if tho contending par
ties come to an understadiug, and it
is to be hoped, though from past
events, not to be expected, that an
amicable adjustment will be reached.
Mr. Mohler thinks he has been
treated unfairly by tho painters' un.
ion. When awarded the contract for
painting the Garde building he tried
to secure puiutevs from unlou rank at
union wages and union hours, but
with one exception the union paiutrs
refusd to work for him. Heuce he
was compelled to hire non-union men,
to whom he paid less than the union
The painters' union is determined
to push the matter and exptct to
carry the trouble to the state federa
tion of labor after the endorsement
of tho local clerk's union and the typ
ographical union is obtained.
Mohler says he will send the follow
ing document to the executive board
of the brotherhood of painters and
decorators of America :
"We, the undersigned winters and
paper hangers of Oregon City and vi
cinity, who believe in unionism in
the fullest sense, and knowing that
union rio. 483 t not run on union
principle, but to the detriment of un
ionism, beg your honorable body to
can in tne dookb, so you can see some
of the irregularities of tfie organiza
tion here. (Signed) S. S. Mohler. A.
E. LaRose, E. E. G. Seol, William
Khode, h. H. Vonderehe, R. E.
Wodward, David Canfield, D. J. S lo
ver, D. C. Richardson, E. S. Califf,
A. H. Myer, T. A, Bacon, E. J.
French, Charles Kair. "
This i the statement that Mr.
Mohler make for publication :
"The facts in the case are simply
these. In the first place there was
a contract between tlie painter to
maintain a schedule that was gotten
up by the union, and there was not
one of them that would live up to it,
but would go out and contract and not
make over one dollar a day, when
they demanded of me three dollar for
nine hour labor, and wanted me to
furnish them with tool. I wanted
them to take my tools and material
off my hands and I would go to work
for them a a journeyman and thev
stay in the union. But they woi Id
not, or would not put up a bond or
forfeit. So I was compelled to go out
of the union. They filled charges
against Johnson & Andrews forgiving
me the contract, and the carpenters'
union investigated and found out that
the painters' union had been working
for from one to two dollars per day
and had broken their contract on
every crook and turn, and were com
pelled to turn them down. Now
about the other unions. A member of
the textile workers' union came to me
and wanted to work for me a a scab
painter, and because I would not hire
him he went to get the textile work
ers union to endorse the action of the
painters union, which he succeeded in
doing. The grievance committee of
federal labor union went to work and
endorsed the action of the painters'
union without making any investiga
tion, which they acknowledged them
selves. They did not come to me or
did not consult Johnson & Andrews
or any of their employes. So the pub
lic can see the way they run unions
here on union principles."
Boylan Family Reunion.
A big reunion of the Boylan family
was held at the home of Will Green
last Tuesday evening. Forty-five
member of the family were present,
and some of them had not met to
gether in eleven years. The evening
was passed in reminiscent conversa
tion, interspersed with vocal and in
strumental music. Six violinists
were there to aid in the merry mak
ing, and late in the evening a de
licious supper ' was served! Those
preseut were Will Greeu and family,
Thos. Boylan and family, Joseph
Stuart and family, Mrs. S. Surfus and
family, George Boylan and family,
Nels Boylan and family, Asa Boylan
and family, Ben Doolittle and family,
Delbert Boylan and family, John Sur
fus and family, Charles Boylan and
family, Joseph Aldredge and family,
Lon Aldredge and family, Frank Al
dredge and family, Gar Howell and
family, Alec Cannon and family, Mr.
Page and family, Mrs. Minnie Will
iams and Dave Cotta.
On Wednesday night at the resi
deuce of Joseph Stuart the brother?
and sisters met with their father,
John Boylan, who was unable to be
present at the reunion of the night be
fore. A bountiful lunch was spread
and enjoyed, Thomas Boylan and fam
ily, who oarae down from the Palouse
eouiitrry, Wash., to attend the reunion,
left for home last Thursday after
The body of Charles McCune Foutp,
who died of heart disease at the
Dalles Friday, was brought to this
city Sunday and was interred iu Can
emah cemetery. Funeral services were
held Sunday at 1.80 P. M. in St.
Paul' Episcopal Church, Rev. P. K.
Hammond officiating. Mr. Fonts was
born in McConnellsville, Ohio, Dec
ember ft, 1849 and was agod 56 years
and 20 days. He crossed the plains
with his parents in 1852, settling at
Canemah, which was then one of
the best known towns in Oregon, be
ing a steamboat landing above the
Falls before the days of the locks. It
was directly in front of the Font
home that a steamer blew up, over 20
persons being killed. About 22 years
ago Mr. Fonts went to The Dalles and
resided there up to his death. He
is survived by his two daughters,
Frances and Alberta Fonts. He has
two brothers, Judge T. W. Fouts, of
this city, and William Henry Harrison
Fouts, of Dayton, Wash. The latter
came down from Dayton Saturday, ac
coinpanicd by his son, Will H. Fouts,
to remain until after the funeraL
Burglary Last Night,
A robbery occurred last night from
the house ou the hill, occupied by
Rev. George Yung. Betweeu the
hour of 8 and 9 o'clock while Mr.
Yung was holding service in his
church, someone entered his home and
got away with abuot $t0. ' There 1b
no clue to the perpetrator of the
crime, but officers are keeping a sharp
E. C. Clement, special agent and
examiner of the rural free delivery
service, will hold an examiation in
this city January 7 for the appoint
ment of a carrier and the establish
ment of an eligible register for filling
future vacancies in the service. The
examination will be held at 8 p. m.,
and is opeu to any over 21 year of
age. It is proposed to establish a free
delivery route from Oregon City to
the souoqjru end of Clackamas County.
NOT ABLE TO AGREE
CHAUTAUQUA STOCKHOLDERS AND A
Next Year' Assembly WUI Be Conducted Along
Present Line But la Time Affair WUI
' Have to Be Adjusted Why Reorgaalia
tioa I Necessary.
The failure of the stockholder of
the Willllamette Valley Chautauqua
Association to agree upon a plan of re
organization at its recent meeting will
result in next year' assembly being
conducted along present lines, not
withstanding the fact that the direct
or of the association are practically
unanimous in the belief that reor
ganization should be effected, and
had agreed upon a plan. At the close
of the assembly iu 1901 the associa
tion was in debt about $600 and to
protect the association the directors
went on a note as individuals. Five
hundred dollar was advanced by
Hon. Thomas F. Ryan, treasurer of
the association, and on this note $200
is still due. A floating debt of $100
was paid. The success attending the
assembly of 1901 paid off much of the
debt of the association, but the direct
or are still on a note, on which there
is a balance due of $200.
There is an existing feeling that
some plan of reorganization should
be effected to place at least $1000 in
the bank to the credit of the associa
tion as against a bad year. The di
rectors feel that without a reserve
fund the shave is a desperate one and
the receipt and expenses are too
close together. The plan of the di
rectors in substance was to dissolve
the incorporation and reorganize
with a capital stock of $-5000 at $20
per share, and take up the old stock,
which is now rated at $5 per share,
could pay up gradually. This ar
rangement, it was thought, would
place the management of the associa
tion in the hand of friends,. As it
is now, many stockholder have no
interest whatever in the success of
the Chautauqua; except the fact that
one share of stock entitles the holder
to free admission to the assembly
every year. Before each assembly a
number of people purchase one share
of stock with the sole idea of obtain
ing free admission for year to come
a id a repetition of this is just what
the directors want to guard against.
It is quite true that holders of one
share, for which they have paid $5,
have been attending assemblies for
eight years past, and so have really
received $12 in dividends. This is
hardly a businesslike way of conduct
ing the association, and the directors
realize the fact.
Another bad foature of the low val
uation of the share of stock is its
scattered condition. People have pur
chased one share and have gone away,
some of them to far eastern states,
and besides this, dozens of people liv
ing in various part of Oregon, hold
shares. This feature is presented in
it worst light whenever stockhold
ers meeting is called. An incident
may be cited in the case of the last
assembly, when a stockholders'
meeting was called to meet at its
close, and less than a majority of the
stock was represented, making it nec
essary to call another meeting and
send out blank proxies before a major
ity of the stock could be got together.
It is said that while many of the lit
tle stockholders are in favor of reor-
granizatou, they cannot lose sight of
the fact that their expenditure of $5
is a free admission ticket to them and
would like to see matters stay in their
present condition if it is possible to
do so. But the directors say that re
organization must come sooner or
later, the law provides that a ma
jority of the stock must be repre
sented at a meeting of the stockhold
ers, and with the present valuation of
the shares the time is not far distant
when it will be impossible to obtain
a majority. The argument is pre
sented that if shares are worth $25,
when a stockholder moves away he
will take enough interest to dispose
of his stock, while uudor existing con
ditions ho take no interest, except
when able to attend the asssembly
and that interest is merely au interest
that give him a ticket.
On the Pacific, coast there are four
Chautauqua associations, at Gladstone
Park, Ashland, Pacific Grove, out
from Del Monte, Cat, and at Long
Beach, near Log Angeles. A meeting
of the representatives, of these four as
sociations will be held in San Fran
cisco on the 14th of this month. Har
vey E. Cross, of the Willamette Val
ley Chautauqua Association, will at
tend. The object of the meeting is to
kagree ou talent and dates, so that
lie same talent may be utilized at all
four of the assemblies, and the date
may not conflict.
Democrats to Meet
A call has been issued by Chairman
R. B. Beatie of the Democratic
county central committee, for a meet,
ing of the eexecutive committee to be
held in this city next Friday, Jan
Mis Alice Lewthwaite is visiting
Miss Grace Tillard at Heppuer.
David Long, of Oswego, was in
town on legal business last Monday.
Alfred Luelliug, ex-county treas
urer, was a visitor in Salem last Fri
day. Prof. Mark Waddell, of Portland,
visited friend in this city the first of
J. H. Turney went to Salem this
morning ou a business trip, and will
Mark Baker, Charles Thompson and
George Elligson, of Stafford, were iu
the city Monday.
Harry Young, of Portland, repre
senting the California Ink Company,
was in town Monday.
Frank Confer left this morning for
Albany and will work the valley in
the interest of the Order of Peudo.
Miss Bessie Kelly, who has been at
tending the state university, at Eu
gene, since September, will not return
Mr. D. H. Glass, Mrs. Fullerton,
Cornelia Glass and Waldo Caufleld re
turned Saturday from a week's visit
Miss Rebecca T. Smith, principal
of the Eastham school, returned Sat
urday from Salem, wliroe her vaca
tion was spent.
Mis Gertrude Moores and Merrill
M oore left for Corvallis this morn
ing to take up their work at the ag
Miss Myrtle Shoukwiler, teacher of
the fourth grade, Eastham school,
returned Saturday from Salem, where
she spent her vacation.
Miss Addie E. Clark,, principal of
the Barclay High school, returned
Saturday from a holiday tour iu
Miss Frances Myers returned Satur
day afternoon from Portland and For
est Grove, where she spent her Christ
inas and New Year vacation.
Mrs. William Philipps and son Wil
liam, of Albany, are visiting Mrs.
Philipps' daughter, Mrs. Charles H.
Caufleld, and will leave for home in a
Miss Nellie Swafford returned to
Salem this morning to resume her
studies 'at the university, atter tho
holiday vacation spent at her homo
in this city.
Miss Sade Chase, who has been
spending her vacation with her fam
ily in this city, left last night for
Portland, to resume hor duties in tho
Miss Julia Prentiss, who has boon
spending her holiday vacation at Sun
nyside, returned Saturday to resume
her duties as teacher of the sixth
grade in the Eastham school.
Miss Ethel Caufleld, who has been
stenographer for "the United States
fish commission for the past threo
months, has returned to her former
position with U'Reu & Schuebel.
Miss Antoinette Walden, who has
been very ill with pleurisy compli
cations for the past month, resumed
her position in the Barclay school this
morning. During her illness her
place was filled by Mrs. L. E. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lewis, of San
Jose, Cal. , are t in the city visiting
Mrs. Lewis' sister, Mrs. J. E. Hedges.
They arrived here Saturday 'after a
visit in Seattle with Mrs. Lewis' par
ents and left today for home, via
William Kuntz, who recently pur
chased 985 acres of the Buruey and
Draper land on the Abernethy, was in
town on business Monday. The land
was sold by the state land agent, and
is very valuable. It is especially
adapted to the raising of hay and
dairying. Mr. Kuntz will raise stock
on tho place.
The sheriff' office force is hard
at work making out tax deeds for prop
erty recently" disposed of at the junk
sale of land from the delinquent tax
roll of 1898. Something like $1000
was realized from the sale, and of
this amount over $400 was realized
from the Gladstone Real Estate Asso
ciation's property and $175 from an
other tract assessed to Joseph Simon.
In some instances the pieces of prop
erty sold for more than the tax as
sessed against them and in some cases
for less. In both instances tho
amount will have to be apportioned
to the various funds, among which are
the school, special' school, county and
road. A the state tax has already
been paid it will not be necessary to
segregate that portion. There are
over 100 school districts in the county
and about one-quarter of them made
a levy last year, but the sheriff will
have to go over the books to determii e
the levies for 1898. The county contains
36 road districts and the road money
must be apportioned aaccordiugly.
A suit to recover $375 ou promissory
notes was filed in the Circuit Court
Monday of last week by Perry Cr;u
vs. Grover & Goger, who operate a
sawmill near CottrelL Sheriff Sha
ver levied au attachment on the
property. The plaintiff is represented
by Attorney Frank S. Grant, ot