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TOWN AND COUNTY.
at Aiistgr. On last Sunday
about 3 o'clock an -attempt
to fire the Enterprise building.
and but for the vigilance of Marshal Ryan,
undoubtedly tne structure, wnn iw con
' tents. M ould have been laid in ruins. As
- eited by Mr. Robert Totter, Mr. Ryan ex-
tinfjuished the flames before any damage
-was done. We shall ever hold them in
crateful remembrance for this service.
We are at a loss to account for the matter,
i and have so far been unable to base the
S ea3t suspicion upon any person who could
findsthe heart to do us sPsorc an injury.
; That the fire wasepet is beyond a doubt,
o rne IUach was applied to dry shavings
and shingle?, beneath the porch on the
. north side of the building, and the course
of the wiftd was such as to fan the flames
into quick and destructive heat.. The
opening has been used as a repository for
ivoo A few days before ChristsMs it
was thoroughly cleared of all boards, and
combustible materials, and only one wag
on load of bark remained, to our knowl
Ara, l.nt. we have &iee been informed
that for two dav previous shavings and
tihingles were seen there. This is as mys
terious to us. as it is singular who coul
have applied the match. When Mr. Ryan
discovered the fire he was nearly at the
extreme southern end of Main street and
seeing the reflection upon the brick build
ing of Messrs. J. II. Raton, and J. Myers
A Bro., hastened to the spot, and was for
tunately !n time to save a conflagration,
as above stated. When we consider that
Portland is overflowing with roughs, and
that theiving operations are of every day
occurrence there, we naturally enough
conclude that this takes its fountain head
in the same directig). and it is more than
nossible that the " bovs,J have decided
upon exteiling their works to Oregon
City. It stands our people in hand to
look out for them, and in consideration of
the .service Mr. Ryan has been to us, as
Night Watchman, we bespeak for him a
better support than he has in past had
giveu him. The City Council pay him
but a nominal figure for these services,
and such beiifg the case it would befell
if citizens who have vital interests at stake,
would contribute something monthly to
the support of his office. We are entirely
dependent upon his vigilance, to protect
us, not only from nvmtiight Assassins and
incendiarism, but trom the usual, or or-
linaryeoccurreiices of fires, etc.. and he
should be well paid for the duties he per
LiSfcEEn On. Mills. The Oregonian
pays: Within a short time past, a com
pany nas meu articles ot incorporation
$800,000 : Chas.
capital stock ol
f The first assessment of ten per cent, has
been paid m and the preliminary steps for
building a mill at Salem, have been taken.
learn that the -company propose to
build, alter a while at Oregon Citv as well
ns at fcaleai. Last spring, Mr. Cartwright
bought and furnished to several fanners of
Marion, Clackamas and other adjoining
.counties, considerable quantities of flax
need arid experiments ct-grojving flaxseed
for fibre and sQ.-d were made at several
localities and on various soils. Several
specimens or me growths obtained were
exhibited at the State Fair, and whihJthere
was a great deal of difference in the stalks
us" regards fibre tiierovus no failure any
where to realize a handsome yield of seed.
As regards fibre, the experiments pro
duced very flattering results. The amount
of fibre was. in every case abundant, and
only the crops from the most unfavorable
sous, were too coarse for wearing fabrics.
Some of the specimens showed fibro al
most as fine as silk a very superior ar
tide for anv country. The vield of seed
ranged from 1.1 to o(Cbuhels per acre.
lite whole amount raised by the partie
has been again loaned to farmers in tin
fame way and distributed over a much
larger scope oi country. line at halem
recenQy, we learned from Mr. Cartwright.
that he would Lave several hundred
busies sown the coming
Trom which the company
vear, the crop
will bflv at the
manu-kveture into oils.
e ttiinli thatine company also have it in
-anv also have
contemplation to put (u) machinerVfor the
manufacture of bagging and some finer
fabrics Mr. E. Cartwright. agent of the
company, lias lately gone east purchase
titv 111 O.-il V llliiy il . uut tit. 111111. lit'
amPsonie ot the other parties have been
interested in tla oil basine.-s, heretofore
in the E;?ern States, and they know what
tney are aoout. I lie success or this enter
prise, of whieh(?jhere can be no reasonable
doubt, will open up for Oregon a new
Held ot industry which cannot fail A,o be
of vast benefit to all our people. Muol
1 1 .1 .. . , V.
our lauu uku is now useless tor alt remu
iterative crops, will be brought into fruit
fulness, a sure crop with a home market
will be offered to farm labor
1 1 il OOT'fir-o 1
expensive items bcr lopped oil from our
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long list ot imports.
m t r ... rv, .
uie cutr iiMisK. ine cpew Hotel in
this city, of Messrs. While & Rhoades
wui Dnnally opened lor business to
morrow. The Cliff House, although of
smaller dimensions than the Portland
hotels, can challenge them all for neat
ness. I lie mam building is 3,1 Tiy 40 IVet
in size, with an adJiiion '55 by 20 fee t.
Ihe frontage on Main street h 3o feet, and
one ot the most tasty of modern porticos
gives the structure a fine appearance- on
the exterior, which is m corresponding
taste witn me gjitior. It is three storVs
in height, or properly has two full stories.
ana a commodious attic. Is of frame
work, highly finished, and in this particu
lar is quite iual to any building m the
State, rhe tiall. the office, reading room
uming room, njjisn room, Kitchen, etc.. on
the first floor, are ample, and they present
the perfectness of convenience "in every
way. Tig) ladies parlor, and eight oivten
choice rooms, are on the seeomUffcor,
while on the third floor are sevenir lare
rooms all fiisWd in style equal to the
best of houses. Wh all tho conveniences
for comfort. Hot and cold water can be
taken throughout the entire preoHses. and
a bath rw,m for guests will soon be ar
ranged. e are prid of the Cliff House,
and as the gentlemanly proprietors are
situated so as to accomodate all who
may be pleased to call upon them, we be
speak for them liberal patronage.
Rights of Pkopektt Dkcidki). The
case of P. S. McGowan, plaintiff. v. W. S-
Ladd. JosephTucker, Win. Strong and
Robert I. Duncan change nf
Multnomah was tried "in the County
Court at tli is city on Monday, before JiuVe
Matlock. The suit waQbrought to deter
mine adverse claims to a part of block No.
."", in the city of Portland. The judgment
of the Court was that plaintiff is entitled
to the possessi! of the property. Chap
man for plaintiff and Logan and Strong
Rags axd Bags. The Pacific brought a
considerable number of bales of rags,
cordage, $M sails, etc., for the Oregon
Luy paper mills.
SEBjXAi.j5.qn SllIDiav last the Oregon
City Frass Band enlivened the City with
piusic from fie Promenade, or High street.
Wno Should Make Streets. At the
last meeting of the city council, a petition
was received, numerously signed by citi
zens of Canemah, praying for an appropria
tion of $50, to aid in the completion of
the proposed plank walk, connecting this
city with that. After some discussion, oji
motion to' appropriate $20 the same was
lost, and the petition was next indefinitely
postponed. During the arguments, pro
and con, several localities within the cor
porate limits of the city, where work is
sadly needed, were brought to view, as
showing that there were plenty of places
where money might be more justly ex
pended, and that notwithstanding the walk
proposed to Canemah should bebuilt, and
would be a public benefit, the city proper
had no authority to make an appropriation
for such purpose from the public treasury.
The question was asked by one, member,
Who should make the streets," and was
answered by another, that in his opinion
the adjacent property should be made to
pay the expenses of street improvement.
The city of Portland was a long time with
out passable avenues. ThereVas always
a wrangle about the subject, and whenever
an improvement was proposed, it was de
feated, until the present charter was en
acted. Now, when a street is to be im
proved in that city there is no fuss made
about it the cost of the work is assessed
to the adjacent lots or blocks, and it is
paid up promptly, and the property is so
much enhanced in value. In this city
there is much street work needed at pres
ent, and it will continue to increase, and
if personal property should be assessed,
and taxes levied to pay for this work from
the general fund, we opine that it would
result in a similar way of deriving from
among us that we most want : men whose
business pursuits are such as to draw about
them large amounts of personal property.
The poll tax raised in Portland, is appro
priated to the county roads, raid in this
we think Oregon City might profit by fol
lowing the example. Wehall never ask
the citv to put its fingers' in the ereneral
fund to pay for improving any real prop
erty we might happen to be in possession
or, no sooner than we would ask of them
au appropriation to build a house, nor do
we think unv one else should. The law
needs an amendment, that the streets of
OregoanCity may be improved at the ex-
pease of those rightfully benefitted.
Ordered Oie. A long obstructed al
ley, through the block opposite the Court
House, was recently ordered to be opened
byvthe City Couucil. As suggested a few
weeki ago, we are comparatively a stran
ger in the place, and have vet to learn
many thinars regarding matters in the city
we have adopted as ouf future home.
How that alley came to be obstructed in
the first place, by the erection of a build
ing tvp stones in height, and apparently
pretty old, we have not taken pains to in
quire, lhat it ought not to have been al
lowed is pretty certain, to our candid rea
soning, however, and that it should be
opened, if theiitle yet rests with the city,
is quite as sure. The practice of allowing
streets and alleys.CJoads. etc., to be fenced
up by private parties, in localities sparsely
poputatedSgenerally tends to litigation, is
fraught with mischief, and ought never to
be entertained by the people's cuardians
Another Flight. We have seen the
plan for a second flight of steps, to lead
up the iun, trom near the base of H?cond
street. The plan looks well,, and the
steps would undoubtedly be of "service, in
that locality. Property "on the bluff is be
ing rajiidly converted to use of tin; citizens
and the more ways there are of ffottmor m
the steep the better. We look to the time
as being near at hand when some inventive
genius will apply for the right to erect a
steam appliance, which will serve to ele-
vate the human kind, as well as the
and chatties, to the upper story of the
at a certain rate of toll.
Water Works. At the last meeting of
the City Council a proposition was submit
ted, providing for the laying of street mains.
the erection of
voir with capa
ify sufficient to sunrdy the
city with water, for both private and pub
lic neeessitiw. The proposition was refer
red tfjPa committee, which now has the
subject under consideration. It is earnestly
hoped that some action mav be had for the
furtherance of the project. This will 'be
the case, most likely, if the articles of the
proposal are not at variance with the city
Improving j. We
that Mr. John II.
had is riht lower limb broken by a fall, is
rapidly improving. He is able to walk
about the city with the aid of crutches,
but does not yet dare attemnt to do anv-
thinjx in his
lin.; of business. He has a"n
assortment of saddles and Inr-
ness ready made, which customers can ob-
I . . .
tainupon calling at the shop, opposite
the Extei:pi:ise olfice.
Accident. Capt. Geo. A. Pease of this
city met with a serious mirdiap at Salem,
daring fp holidays. Just at the boat was
landing a fire-cracker, thrown by iome in
nocent youth, struck his right eye. and ex
ploded inflicting a most painful and
dangerous wound. He is yet scarcely able
to attend to business, but was present at
the meeting of Councilmcn on Monday
evening, and filled his seat during most of
ession of the Board.
Oregon Paper. We have at last par-cr
of Gregen manufacture ! The wni-fcs ,r
the company were started on Thursday,
and turned out as good quality of wrap
ping paper as can be made of the same
material anywhere. 9)n Monday the
works will be put into full operation, and
in future people will not be required to
send abroad for paper.
Impromptu Meeting. A few days since,
by chance some half dozen pioneers of
Oregon met together at the store of Messrs.
Charrnan Bros., in this city. There was
W. W. Buck, Lloyd Brooke, S. W. Moss,
J. G. Campbell, James Stephens, and Rob
ert Newell, all old residenters, who are
perfectly capable of telling as good jokes
as any of the :4'J-ers of 'Frisco.
Seen its Day. On Thursday the steamer
Hlml, once a favorite but now super
annuated, was brought up to the P. T.
Company's dock in this city, and men set
to work in removing her machinery, which
will go into a new boat.
Personal. Capt. J. D. .Miller, who has
for years been employed in navigating the
Willamette above this citv, has lately re
ceived the appointment of Socretarv and
Treasurer of the Paper Mill Company.
Dextistet. Attention is invited to thts
card of Mr. J. Welch, dentist, who is per
maigptly located in this city, and who offers
bis services to the public. Mr. Welch is
numerous persons who
have tested his skill, as being a first cl
Axoxtmous CoMiicxiCATioxs. We never
publish letters, or correspondence, without
knowing the author.
The Ltxcolx. A friend passing through
the City on Tuesday sent us his compli
ments from the depot, and with, it a re
quest that we announce that the Lincoln
House, at Portland, is fast gaining its for
mer popularity. Certainly ; we regard
Mr. Matthiesson as being able to keep
a hotel, and having won a favorable repu
tation at the St. .Nicholas, ictoria, will
not be found lacking any of the important
essentials while in Oregon, bee advertise
ment. News Favor. Charles Barrett, of the
News Depot, Portland, has really out-done
Major Stratman, in his remembrance of us.
Through his favor we have Frank Leslie
for Dec. Sth and 15th ; Harpers Weekly,
Dec. 8th, Waxerbj Magazine to Dec. 22d
tikes spirit, California papers, etc.,
Collections. The card of Messrs. Daly
& Stevens will be found in our columns
to-day. These gentlemen have associated
themselves for the purpose of transacting
a general agency and collection business.
We can recommend them.
Sold Out. As will be seen by reference
to card elsewhere, Messrs. Wortman &Shep
pard have retired from business, and now
call for a prompt adjustment of the balances
due them. Messrs. Harlow & Fuller succeed
Messrs. "Wortman &, Sheppard at the old
A UCTION AND COMMISSION
A IS. licliiilsoii9
Corner of Front and Oak streets, Portland.
Of Real Estate, Groceries, General Merchan
dise a td Iones,
a xn c 4 tt:t? n 4 r r
A. B. Richardson, Auctioneer.
At Private Sale.
English Refined Bar and Bundle iron;
" Square and Octagon Cast steel ;
Hose Sh .-, Files, Rasps, aws;
Screws, Fry-Fans, tiheet Iron, R. G, Iron;
A Larue assortment of Groceries and Liquors.
A. B. Rich ardsoN; Auctioneer.
10,000 SOLDI KKS WASTED :
TMMEDIATELY ! TO MAKE APPLICA-
1 tionfor Bounty due them under Act of
Congress, July 2dth, 1866, and now about to
To Secure ail Early Eeturn,
Those entitled should make application to
me at once, as the elanns ' nlea witmn tne
period of six months from Oct. 1, 1800, will
receive the first attention, and none other
shall be paid or considered until all these
All Soldiers who entered the service for
two or three years, or the war, and have re
ceived only $00 or 100 are entitled to
another similar amount.
On or about the -2.")th day of December, I
will dispatch a Special A gent to Washing
ton, D. C, to secure the earliest possible
payment of these claims.
Pensions, Prize MoncjT, Bounties Patents,
Pay for Vouchers, Scrip, Back Pay, Lost
Horses and other Claims will be collected
promptly by applying at Oregon Herald
otlice, or addressing
ALBERT M. SNYDER,
Government Claim Agent, Portland, Oregon.
Information given bv mail gratuitously.
December 12, 166. " (8:3m
HIGGIfJS & GO'S
Home Manufactured Soap.
AND AFTER JANUARY 1st, 1861
i-e win si-'U our soap at tne ionowing
rates, for CASH, only:
Per 100 Boxes, or over, at $1 45 per Box.
50 41 1 50 "
25 " 1 55 ' "
40 Bars. SS lb. 3 20 "
'20 " ' iy lb. 170 " "
TT7E warrant our Soap to be equal to any
article that can be imported, and su-
Dei ior to many brands
that are offered m
HIGGINS & CO.
No. 8 Front street,
block north O. S. N.
Portland, January 1, 18G7
NOTICE TO WALLACE GATES.
"rOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT
1 I have entered at the Land Office at
Oregon City, Oregon, under the provisions
of tlie Homestead' Law, the Lots Nos. 2, 3, 4
and r of sec. IS!, in T. 1, S. R. 2 E. Lot No.
2 of sec. 7, and Lots Nos. 4, 5 and 6 of sec.
18, T. 1, S. II. 3 E., which entry is in con
flict with your pre-emption filing, and that I
will on the t;th day ot February, 1SG7, at the
hour of one o'clock p. m., produce testimony
ai said Land Office to show that you have
forfeited your right to said tract of land by
abandoning the same.
JOHN C. CLARK.
January 3, 1307. ll:4w
Notice to James Crim.
HENRY SNYDER having entered at this
olUce.as a pre-emption right, the south
east quarter of sec. 19 town 3, south range 1
east w hich entrv is in conflict with your pre
emption filing of July t'th, 1850, and our de
cision allowing said entry having been af
firmed by the Commissioner of the General
Laud office under date of October 27th, lSGfi,
vou are hereby notified that you will be al
lowed thirty "days from this date to appeal
from said decision, if vou desire to do so.
Land Olfice, Oregon' Citv, Dee. 27th, 1866.
OWEN WAPE, Register.
; twl HENRY WARREN, Receiver.
The Great Wonder of the World
DR. BRIGGS' GREAT
EXTRAORDINARY NEW BOOK
Pullished, leing a Compute Guide for
the Greatest and Most Magoad lue
ftipts if the Xinetccidh CeJturyt
by which any one can, realize
a stwtdy income of $3(00
to j.VCo per annum.
EMPLOYMENT FOR EVERYBODY,
OR HOW TO MAKK HONEY
Embracing Valuable Recipes for Manvfac
turtrs of Useful Articles in General
Demand, andjrom the sale of
which Imm rise Fronts may
he derived. ".
The Great Secrets revealed, I hare col
lected with great care, labor, and with great
expense, many valuable recipes, which are
in themselves a splendid fortune to any one
with sufficient energy to push ahead. Most
of them have been obtained from England.
Prance, and Germany, the cost of which
plac. them beyond the reach of the public,
w hile the-others are entirely new and have
been purchased at a large cost, ranging
fiom $ ') to 1,000 each. A persou of ordin
ary tact can make from $5 to $1C per day,
in"the manufacture and sale of the articles,
by almost any of mv recipes. These articles
are sold at "enormous profits. Why not
make them yourself? if not for sale, for your
own use. Even to make them for your own
individual use would save yon many dollars
a year, and materially add to your beauty,
HEALT1T, axd wealth.
I will send this wonkerful Book by mail,
postpaid, to auy post office of California and
U. S., tor gl. Address all orders to
DR. C BRIGGS,
11.6m ) P, O. Drawer 530?, Chicago, Ills.
OREGON CITY BUSINESS.
OLD STAMPING GROUND,
Wishes to inform his Ued Friends,
and the public generally that he
has returned again o Oregon
City, where has
JUSTOPEXED OXEqf TEE LARGEST
STOCKS OF DRY GOODS !
Clothing ! Boots arid bhoes !
HATS AND CAPS' I
Also a large and well selected stock of
Please give me a call. No trouble to
3TI will sell as cheap as the cheapest.
S. ACKER Al AN,
Charrnan & Warner's old brick store,
lyl) Main st., Oregon City.
N. B. All kinds of Produce bought.
C. W. POPE & Co.
Pumps, Lead t?ipe, Hose, etc.
AND MANUFACTURERS OF
Tin, Conner, and Sheet Iron "Ware
Alain, Street, Oregon City.
The subscribers would respectfully an
nounce that thev keep constantly on hand a
roOd assortment of Cooking:, Parlor, Air
Tight, and other stoves, suitable to this
market, which are being
OFFERED AT PORTLAND PRICES !
Our assortment in this line is lanre. and
will bd found to embrace almost any desired
pattern including the
BLACK KNIGHT, Ac.
Roofing and Jobbing of every description
done to order, in a manner that cannot fail
to suit patrons. In addition to the above
may be lound a cooa assortment oi iiara-
w arc, Wooden w are, etc.
c. w. rui'L & cu.
Oregon City, Oct. 1806. P.ly
DRY GOODS and GROCERIES I
Boots and Shoes,
Hals and Caps,
Crockery and Glassware !
Provisions, Cutlery, Stationery !
Tolaoco, Yankee Notions, ana all
kinds of Country Produce !
At the old stand on Main street, two
doors below the Woolen Factory
Oregon City !
rpHE PROPRIETOR begs leave to call
JL the attention of his old friends and cus
tomers, as well aS new ones, to his extensive
assortment of goods, suitable to the require
ments ot this market :
Will find him supplied with Sugar, Coffee,
lea, bliovels, bpades, and Hoes, salmon, etc.
Will find Saws, Hammers, Nails, and tools
of all kinds.
Will fm3 Mill-saws, Cross-cut-saws axes, etc.
Will find Dress Goods, Trimmings, Hoops,
balmorals, shoes, and those beautiful buttons.
Will find Toys, and EVERYBOD Twill find
something to charm the eye, to minister to
their wants, and afford them an opportunity
to spend their money to good advantage.
Given to the requirements of the Country
trade. My facilities enable me to trade with
farmers on liberal principles. Please give
me a call, before purchasing elsewhere,
lyl) WM. BARLOW.
C. M. KESTER,
Main Street, Corner of Fourth,)
Oregon City ............
JL Oregon City, a
has established, at
Adapted to the purpose of Supplying
the Trade with
Oregon Manufactured Goods! !
In the line of
READY MADE CLOTHING !
XTHlCn WILL be furnished in Lots, at
V V wholesale or retail, to suit customers.
Having facilities to keep employed fnm
Thirty to Forty Operatives!
All orders can be filled on short notice.
C. II. KESTER.
Oregon City, October, '65. (ly
OREGON CITY BUSINESS.
Family Grocery Store !
Nearly opposite the Entebfrise Office,
Main street, Oregon City.
E. D. KELLY
HAS IN STORE, IN GOOD ORDER,
and for sale, the following articles
Coffee, Japan Tea, Chocolate,
Tea, Black Tea, Corn-starch,
Golden syrup, Green Tea, Oswego do..
Sugars, Crush d sugar,Satin-gloss do.
Salaratus, Pulveriz'd do., Chemical soap,
Packing salt, Coffee do., Castile do..
Dairy salt, Lemon syrup, Fancv-toiletdo
Table salt, FlaveriDg ext. Candles,
Cooking soda, Kerosene oil, Ground coffee,
rai. soda, Olive do., laimi,
Rope, Clothes pins, Sardines,
Corn Meal, Cream tartar, Mackerel,
Brooms, Snuff, Cod-fish,
Blast'g powd'r,Gun-caps, Lead,
Valle Mills " 6-Shooterballs,Shot,
Pacific sportngo-Shooter " White beans,
Yeast powct'rs.Vmegar, . Buckets,
Washing " Cheese, Pails,
Liquorish, Borax, Nut-megs,
liominy, Raisins, Zante currents
Dried apples, Dried peaebes,Soda Crackers,
Blueing. Prunes, Butter crack' rs
Rice, - Maccaroni, Blacking,
TOBACCO CANDIES . NUTS
OP OP OP
All Kinds ! All Kinds ! All Kinds !
With the following articles a splendid
STEEL ENGRAVING OF
C E DRGE WASHINGTON
is obtained free gratis, with each article pur
Canned fruits, Oysters Gr. spices,
Cranberry see. Lobsters Cinnamon,
Tomatoes; English pickls,Cloves,
Peaches, American do., Ginger,
Green corn; Pepper sauce, Mustard,
Jellies, Catsup, Pepper,
Block matches, trench mstardW ore stersmre
&c , Jtc, c.
25fCash, and one price to everybody. No
goods misrepresented to effect sales. A
child can buy as much for its money as any
other man. Money refunded where an article
fails to give satisfaction. Sink or swim, fair
dealing is our motto.
7:lyJ E. D. KELLY,
HIGHLY IMPORTANT !
To all wishing
HORSB SHOEING, BLACK
SMITHING, IRON, ETC.
John W. Lewis,
Corner of MA IX and SECOND streets,
Takes this opportunity to inform bis
old customer's, and the public
in general, that he now
has on hand
And other patterns which he warrauts iu
every particular to give satisfaction. The
i arming community are especially and
earnestly invited to call and see these im
plements, before purchasing elsewhere.
All wotk in nis line is uone in uit oesi
. i ir. i i At .a
possible manner, and at such prices as must
suit all. In connection with the above de
partment of business the undersigned is also
prepared to manufacture
Wagons and Carriages of every kind!
in point of style and durability
EQ,UAI TO ANT IJIPOBTED!
Having constantly on hand for sale a large
assortment of material, consisting in part of
IRON, STEEL, ETC,
The proprietor is
Enabled to fill all Orders!
For such A r ticks on
The Most Favorable Terms.
JSf" All work from this establishment,
and all material sold on order, is warranted
to be as represented.
J. W. LEWIS.
Oregon City, De"- 1 -1 RfiS. l:ly
AVest Side Main Street,
Oregon City . Oregon.
L. DILLER Proprietor.
HAVING REMOVED INTO Ml
NEW B IT IIi DING!
I am now prepared to serve
GENTLEMEN AND LADIES,
OR PRIVATE PARTIES AND BALLS,
WITH OYSTER SUPPERS !
Ou short notice.
I would also inform the public that I
still continue the manufacture of Bread,
Pics, Cakes, Pilot Bread, Boston, Butter,
Sugar and Soda Crackers, etc. in addition
to which 1 will keep constantly on hand
a large stock of the best staple aDd family
groceries, provisions, etc.
l:ly L. DILLER.
Valuable Land for Sale.
ACRES situated on the East side of
the Willamette river, 2 1-2 miles
below Oregon City, and nearly opposite the
nev Iron W orks. Also :
ACRES adjoining Oregon City
on the south, ana :
Q ACRES lying north east, and adjoining
I tue Uregon City Claim. Also :
Two Desirable Lots
for residences, with newly built dwelling
houses thereon, situated in Oregon City.
Any and all of the above tracts of land can
be purchased on easy terras, bv applying to
7:bm ABEL EUUV.
Or Johnson & McCown, Uregon City
WOOD ! WOOD ! WOOD ! WOOD
WINTER ! WINTER
TAMES II. GIST IS PREPARED TO DE
f J liver Hard Wood. Dry Fir Wood and
Hurt in nrdpr and warrant satisfaction. Or
ders left at Smith & Marshall's shop prompt
lr filled. JAMEb li- Ulol
Oregon City, December 1st, 1866.
OOD WANTED. Cord Wood taken
in navment of Subscriptions to tne
Oreoov Oitt Enterprise. Delivered at tbe
offic, or on the bluff, corner of Center and
OREGON CITY BUSINESS.
CHARMAN & BROTHER!
STILL OX II A X D I !
After Thirteen Vears Experience !
IN BUSINESS IN THIS CITY !
Under the old Motto!
EG LEAVE TO INFORM THEIR Nu
merous customers that ther hare just
received from San i rancisco one ol the larg
est and best selected stocks of goods ever
offered in this market, consisting of
DRY GOODS, CLOTLTIXG,
Q UEEXS- WARE,
PAINTS, OILS, d c ,
Together with a splendid assortment
DOOTS AND SHOES !
Of every description, all of the best
quality and latest stvles Al?o:
HATS AX D CAPS 1
Of all qualities and styles, besides
many other goods, too numerous to
Gents and Ladies Furnishing Goods
Kept Constantly on hand !
All of which we will sell at the very low
est price for cash, and we warrant satisfaction
Country Produce taTcen in exchange for Goods'
Particular attention paid to Orders
From Hie Country !
Also; to Consignments of Goods, and prompt
Returns Made for the Same I
It is our int mtion to deal with those who
favor us with their trade, in such a manner
as to secure their confidence and continued
patronage. Please give us a call at our new
store, on Main street, Oregon CitT.
2.1y CHARMAN & BRO.
KEROSENE Lamps, and Oil, kept con
stantly on hand bv
. CIIARMAX d- FRO. ,
ATENT MEDICINES of all kinds, kept
CIIARMAX rfV BRO.
"YTTALL PAPER. Window Curtains and
V Paper shades, kept by
IT'ULL Assortment of rope, nails, etc. for
? sale by CIIARMAX d- BRO.
CIIARMAX d FRO.
ARPET, Matting, Rugs, tc.
CIIARMAX d FRO.
Corner of Main and Third streets,
TJIANKFUL FOR PAST FAVORS, AND
hoping for a continuance of the same,
would invite the attention of the public to
his large stock now in store, consisting of
fancy and staple
READY MADE CLOTHING,
AND MANY HOLIDAY PRESENTS 1
BOOTS AND SHOES,
HATS AlsD CAPS,
AND UMBRELLAS I
Groceries, Crockery, Glass and Plated
Ware, Paints, Oils, Lamps,
Wicks, Chimneys and Burners !
Hardware, Cutlery, etc., etc.
Being Handreds of Other Articles!
loo JSumerovs to mention!
T Call and examine for vourself. I take
pleasure in showing goods, and customers
will find the articles at reasonable figures for
cash or produce. I. SELLING,
Corner store, opposite the
5:ly Tin and stove store.
I860 and 1067
AT THE OLD STAND,
Tflain Street, Oregon City,
J. R, RALSTON,
JUST OPENING AND RE
CEIVING from San Francisco a
splendid assortment of
STAPLE & FANCY
The stock comprises all the
NEW STYLES IN DRESS GOODS.
Wool and BrocJie Shawh, Long and Square
Wool Shawls, Cloaks, Basques, Cloth, Cai
mere, and Silks, JJannels. Linens, and Cot
tons in great variety.
Housekeeping Goods, Curtain, Fixtures,
Mats, Rugs, dc, Xotions and Fancy Goods.
Vew Jrcss Trimming ami Buttons,
Xew Head Xets an-l Dresses, Xew Wool Xvbia-s,
ypwls, d-c, Bonnet and Trimming Rihlom,
Xev EmbrovJerie and Laces, Fvibre'la.
I'ortmonus, French Onsets, dc , JSeto Bal
moral and Hoop Skirts.
(Jcntlemen's Furnithing Goods.
Boots d Shoes, Hals d Caps, Hardware, Gro
ceries, Faints, Oils, Doors, Sash Blinds, etc.,
etc., to which the undersigned ucouhi invite the
atten tion of the puJlic in general, and the old
patrons of the hov-se in particular.
This stock will he kept fully equal to thai of
any, and sales tcittbe made cheap. O
J. R. RALSTON.
Oregon City, Nev. 10th, J 866. 3;Iy.
BLANKS OF EVERY DESr.FIPTION.
Natly printed at the Enterprise office.
WATER CERE LSTABIJSMEXT.
TO THE SICK
Cures Without the use of Medicines !
Fourteen Tears in San Franctaco.
C n r
'Dr. Bourne's Baths V1
Perfect Cures Guaranteed, according
to agreerbent in all eases.
' For the Cure of
Neuralgia, Paralysis, Rheumatism, Bron
chitis, Consumption, (incipient) Pleurisy,
Fever and Acue, all other Fevers, Dropsy,
Erysipelas, Colds, Coughs, Oak Poioninp,
(for which Dr. Boume"discovered the only
scientific and cure,) I)yspepsia,"Dreams,
Sexual Weakness, the'removal of Mercury
and all other Mineral Poisons, etc. The
methods adopted by Dr Bourne ar tho
most pleasant, the safest, quickest and
most reliable ever devised. f SAVE
YOUR TIME, Confort and Money, by
employing Dr. BOURNE. Consultations
FREE, by Mail or Express, or personally.
Send or call for a circular of recommenda
tions, references, certilicates ot cures, etc.
Vhich aie not bogus, but given by weu
Xo. lO MASC.MC TEMPLE
Corner of Montgomery and Post Streets
Entrance on Post street, adjoining
the Grand Portal.
Throughout this Coast a great deal of suf
fering is - experienced from Rheumatism.
Weeks and even months of protracted and
aggravated misery is endured Dy the victims
of medical inefficiency and ignorance, which
could be cured just as speedily as was Ma.
Sparrow, whose testimony is given below
and is only the echo of hundreds of other
cases. Dr. L'ocrne cures without medi
cines, which accounts for his extraordinary
success. No. 10, Masonic Temple, Pest
street entrance :
Sax Francisco, Sept. C, 1S61.
Da. Bourne: Last Winter 1 was nearly
dead, by an at tack of inflammatory rheuma-
tism. I suffered the most excruciating -pains
for about five weeks, without any hopei
of relief, whan a friend hearing of my illness,
called to see me, and assured me that if I
would stop 41 drugging and dosing" and go
to you, that you would have me walking
about the streets iu ttiree days. Sure enough,
although I was utterly helpless, and con
f eyed to your house in a carriage, and car
ried into it by three stout men, and by them
lifted into the bath, yet, on coming out of it,
I largely assisted myself, doing much to- 5
wards dressing, and, without assistance,
walked from the bath to the carriage. On5
the fourth day I discharged my carriage and
walked, with a friend's aid, the entire dis
tance to your house (nearly a mile) and
home again, and so on until cured. I felt
myself a well man. And .now I ain happy
to do you this little service, of publicly cer
tifying to the simple truth, leaving it to do
its work among my friends and acquaint
ances as may chance to see this.
q JOSEPU SPARROW.
CONS UMP TION !
An Interesting Letter)
Very few persons, even among physicians',
would have been willing upon anyterras to
have been in the condition of theMvriter of
the following letter ou the 14th of February
last. I will anticipate somewhat bis report
of the facts by saying that on the 15th of
August he made me a visit, " the very pic
ture of good health." Time, which tries
and proves all things, has sufficiently tested
this case, and shown that neither relapse nor
collapse have fallowed, the cure is perfect,
and can be cited among the scores of similar
cases tne result 01 my improveu moa 01
treating diseases without medicine.
G. M. BOURNE,
Water Cure Physician,
No. 10, Masonic Temple, Pt street.
Sacramento, April SO,
Dr. G. M. Bourne Dear Sir : 1. is-Vitl
Eleasure and satisfaction that 1 now let you
now of my good health. Looking back
upon what T have passed through, it seems
as if I had been lifted from the grave, and I
think it my duty to acknowledge to you and
the world the benefit I derived froji water
treatment as administered by youjn your
celebrated baths. It was in August 1864,
when disease developed itself with a severe
cough. I then took medicines, getting
worse with chill3, fevers, loss of strength,
and was pronounced consumptive. This
set me to thinkrng, and linally I determined
to leave my business and go to the Sandwich
Islands, having been informed that I could
not be cured here. I went to San Francisco,
and while waiting for a ship called upon Dr.
Bourne, who stated that a trip to the Islands
would probably result disastrously, was
wholly unnecessary, as I could be speedily
cured at hU establishment. I placed myself
nnder his Treatment, and in one week waa
so much improved I thought I could risk re
turning home and do my duty as Engineer
on the Central Pacific R'ailroad. The Doc
tor objected, bat I thought I knew better,
and returned to duty. In about two weeks
my cough returned, and I kept getting
worse, and contrary to Dr. Bourne's injunc
tion never to take medicine again, committed
that folly, and soon was so completely run
down that I could scarcely walk; so, as a
last resort, I concluded once more to try tha
Water Cure. I went to San Francisco few
of my friends expecting me to return; in
fact 1 thought my rturn doubtful. On ar
riving at Dr. Bourne's establishment (Feb.
14, lb65) I was net able to get into the bath
without assistance, bat in a tew days I began
to recover myself again. I remained with
mm only six weeks, when I felt a "wiser
and better man," without the aid of medi
cine. I have row been at work several
weeks, and find that I am gaining every day
and at present bid fair to be stouter than
ever bclore. Persons visiting the Doctor's
establishment una it just wnat 11 snouio oe,
both in the Ladies' and Gentlemen's Depart
ments, and I cannot say too much in pnise
of the Doctor's kind attentions to Lis pa
tients. This letter I wnte for(Jhe benefit of all the
afilicted, to be used as the Doctor decides,
and should it be the means of directing any
to his care and treatment who (as they as
surcdlv will) find relief, I wiil be paid for
my troubie. JAMES CAMPBELL,
Engineer Central Pacific Railroad.
San Francisco, Aug. 22, 1865.
Adrised bv the undersigned, Mr. James
Campbell, of the Central Pacific" Railroad,
(who was then in a most deplorable state of
ill health) placed himself under the care of
Dr. Bourne, the Water Cure Physician.
Snrr.e six months afterward he visited the
city, when I accidentally met him at Dr.
Rourne's establishment, and am bappy to
say, restored 10 me enjoyment ot guuu
health, and in fine spirits.
Dr. jSbume treats all diseases of tho
throat, chest and lungs which includes dip.
theria, bronchitis, incipient consumption,
pleurisy, croup, etc., with great success,
Great relief is afforded in advanced stages of
consumption. Rheumatism, paralysis, neu-.
ralgia, fever and ague, dropsy, etc , etc., ary
also cured quickly, pleasantly and econom
ically. OTo medicine whatetsr.
Dr. Bourne takes the liberty to publish tho
above a3 many persons had prophesied his
reiapse into his tryrmer condition, on return
ing to his duties, of the writer of an Inter
estiug Letter,'1 whose statements concerning;
the cure cf a well defined case of consump
tion have recently attracted so much attend
tion ta the Water Cure, as improved upon
aod practised by Dr. Bourne, This addi-
tioual festfmony must prove satisfactory tt
ail reasonable minds. It should be rcmem-
befed that Dr. Bourne uses no medicint
whatever, and that his patient3 almest uni-
versany are mose wno tailed to receive r
Temple, Post street entiauco.
1 - r i- a 1 . - t aja
nei irom me meaicai practitioners ; yei tncy
are cured -with great rapidity, and in'a plea?-