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TOW.V AXD COrXTY.
t L. P. Fisher, t) and -21 New Mer
chants' Exchange, is-' our only authorized
agent in San 'Franc'sco.' - For Eastern Ad
vertising, Mr. Fisher is represented byS. M.
Pettingill & Co. of Sew York and Boston.
The steamer Active whs damaged
by a snag on Wednesday last not
seriously, however. ,
r Capt. Hedges returned from a
Directors meeting of the O. C. II. II.,
on Wednesday. Everything is mov
ing right for the road.
Mr Jtts.. A. Smith has entered
i upon, the, lists of clerk at., the. estab
lishment of Messrs. Charman, in this
We devote considerable of our
space to day to articles upon the
Canal and Lock Company of this
. , . ' .
vuiiijr et'pieu uvm a parnpruec juht
issued by the company. It contains
; the whole subject.
Frank Cooper was in town on
Wednesday. He is doing very much
more to develop the resources of this
county than most men are ready to
give hira credit for.
The Apollo Minstrels gave a
" first rate'' entertainment at Wash
ington Hall, on Tuesday evening
and at the request of numerous citi
zens will appear again to night with
an entire change of programme.
. It has been suggested and we
consider the suggestion a wise one
that there is a very urgent want of
libor iipon the cross walks of his
city, by the chain gang. To city in
Oregon, we opine, has more filthy
utreets than Oregon City, just now.
Clean up, gentlemen. UncIeanlN
ness is next to ungodliness.
A meeting of the directors of
the Wallamet Falls Canal and Lock
Company, was held in this city yes
terday, when measures were adopt
d which . will probably lead to the
commencement of active operations
upon the works of the Company at
an early day.
Next week is the last of
The entire time will b.-.-penl jn re.
viewing the work-jf the term Qr,
Friday afterno th,ro wij. h(. ft (js
tnbution o;'.(;ertificntes of Honor."
"ni1 "U'ollsof Honor" will be made
; i persons interested in the cause of
Jjilucation me earnestly invited tout
tend. Considerable emulation has of
late been evinced by the pupils, and
niueh pleasure may be derived by pa
rents and friends, in witnessing these
Murray ec Co., erected upon
their Paint sh"p5 west of Pulsion's
brick, one of the finest signs in Ore-
gon on Thursday hrsf. For tine
pHiiiting we will place the work of
Murray 5c Co., along side of any
others on the coast. The sign boards
of this city prove it Lock at the
fine ones winch ornament the front of
our office, thou look across the
street and observe the sign of the
-We thought we should pass in
silence the subject afforded by the
Laborers. Meeting held in this city
m Saturday evening last, bnt yester
days comments in the Oregontax
compels us to say, for the benefit of
all outside of Oregon City, that the
nutter is looked upon here as only a
local movement in revival of the lust
spirits of Democracy. We are as
sured by Mr. Jacobs that the resolu
tions appearing elsewhere are with
out foundation in fact that no white
man has been discharged to give
place to Chinese in the factory, but
that some certain employees who are
constantly harassing the managers
may be discharged if they continue
to give the Company trouble. We
were not present at the meeting, and
do not endorse the movement.
Mr. W. W. Sheldon, from Mil!
Samp No. 2, O. C. II. 11. Co , in this
county, called upou us on Wednes
day. He reports ihat Mill No. 2 is
now cutting upon the average 1100
ties per day, 0r at the rate of from
36,000 to 40,000 feet of lumber daily.
At this rate this one mill is supply
ing ties or 10 miles of road per
rnouth, working hours daily.
Mill No. 3, is cutting timber for
bridges and trestle-work. All hands
were paid 6iV or. the 12th. The force
is kept full, and work is steady. The
Machine shops at Fast Portland have
just been supplied with some very ex
pensive and heavy machinery, to be
tised in the construction of passenger
Cars, freight cars, etc.
m -- -
Mr. J. M. Fraz'cr, Secretary of
the tneetinrr called to organize a
Hose and a Hook and Ladder Com
fnnv. at the1 Codn ifnuse on last
Alouday evening, reports a good at-Ot'-ndance,
and interesting proceedings
Several gentlemen r'sspouded to thair
Onames being ca'ded on the roll of
M'Laughlin Engine Company No. 1,
and signiQed their willingness to en
ter upon active duties as Hook and
Wra. Highfield, J. L. iWlow, Wm.
Kudy, John Schraia; John Myers,
Geo A. Haas, J. M. Frazer. New
names were added to the roll arf fol
lows: David Smith. Jas. W. Chase,
Wm. Vandervort, John KeUey, and
a committee was appointed to re
cruit the company. A. Hose com
pany was also organized, and Messrs.
Noble Johnson, W. 11. Drake, and
W. A. Hart appointed committee.
Meeting adjourned to re -assemble on
Monday the" 1 Stli itisV at: 7 o'clo k
A catalogue of Dartmouth CoHere for
the current academical year has bevii re-;
ceived. and is deservlifg of at least a pass
ing notice. A new doprirlnicnt. that of
ngriculmre. was aiM-vt at the begin rung;
of the year. The " Thayer e!moi f Ar
chitecture' nnd. Civil lln-i'teorln. h t bo
opened ntthe bcgimifnpr"o'l' tho lTeXt ciiU
lege year: This department is founded
upon "a donation of :?4'U:U by Gen.yl
viiniH Thayer, of J'r.iint.ree, i!us-s. Th
whole number of siudenls. in all. Uepitrt
partnicnts is :57i. Of these 201 are in the
academical. 48 in the medical. 51 in the.
.scientific, and 10 in the agricultural de-
parlment 1 here Juts ueeti a steady in-
crease in the prosperity of (his institution,
under the management of ils prepent.liead
Dr. Smith. We notice among the num-
ber of students a few from this c,at one.
a , of Rev. Dr. Atkinson, from bWU,,,,!
Th r,r,,,nt ,.,.,,. iv..;
, ' .. .- . .' 1 . .,-". .
1 m i :i c (it i s riiart.T. :m? 1 if. wnJf,,,
of its first President. I be event will be
celebrated with ' appropriate' exercises,
' commencement week." .
Since. Mr. Xast'lias re-commenced liU
contributions to '' Harper's .Weekly" the
value and interest of that paper are greatly
enhanced," Ile draws not mere cVirieaTui-es
feeh,f rth,e !ttI,Sfct !' h' !r-by
blit truthful pictures which are profitable
studies for ..houirhiful men.
hires should be circulated.
- "Putnam's Monthly"' for January
comes to us in advance of all its cotempo
raries. This magazine bus again estab
lished itself in the ponular favor, and nut
n - t , ,1 1 ..... I. . .... 1. 1 I ... .
BiiuMuuvCTu. mm mo pounders are uo-
K their best to fuh'lil the Tin.mise whieb
thoy made to the public wheu they re-
commenceu us puuncaiion one year uo.
This number opens with a serial" story bv
Itichard Kimball, entitled "To-day; u
luunance," followed by one of liryaul's
poems " Among the Trees" the first
published alter a hmg silence. Ani'.mg
other articles worthy of notice is one upon
I.iterafure of the (..uming (.'ontroversy.'-"
Containing some severe criticisms u"on
the action of the American and Foreign
Christian I nion in regard to their publi
cations, by a member of the board id' di
rectors. The controversy relerred to us
coming is that between the Catholics and
Protestants, and the writer jnsilv calls for
a lietter class ol works which are to serve I '"r "ie purpose ot employing Chinese labor
for the defense of the Protestant faith. I ers in their stead, and whereas .such act of
Prof. Tyler, of Michigan l'nirer.-itv ds- i the managers of such company is prompted
cu-ses the popular lecture systems o'f img- i kvnercen-uy motives and is detrimental not
land and America, lie presents a entrant I l'""1"1 !ab,,rors of this place
1 1 , 1 . . ,. "nt .11 all the citizens, and against the pub-
betueen the; two. much to tin disadvan- iic g,,ml :lHtl the peace of this community,
tage of the oimer. 1 here is also a bn-1 j therefore it is hereby resolved,
ketch of Jlanst Chmtian Anderson, the! 1st, That we the citizens of Oregon Citv
story teller of Copenhagen, and a discus- j here assembled utterly eoiv.Wuurand de
siiui of the subject of uniy-rgrouud rail- ; "ounce the discharge i i'kite laborers and
roads in New Vork--a subject which is j the employment of i.so in their place as
just now engaging the thoughts of the eiti- ! "'ercenaiy, err;-' ..pled, and against the
zens of that great and growhi- iret'-opdi- ! l-t'il ","d of this coi.innu'iity.
There are several other articles whi.'h j "u' -at we will by all h.morable means
together with the monthly ehroi-rV ' ';;w our power endeavor to counteract the
..',.,.,..,.,,. (, , ,, i - : preicrence tne.s civen br mm eomminv to
cm let. eent. table talk. .fc. form a very j Chinamen oxer American citizens and white
reudanle number. 1 lie v.Tbune commences ; laborers.
with the year, and rf;ero is no better time i Ud, That this meeting resolve itself into
vim want a good m;
' ",riarpers Magazine
lor December 1
e K.nt with on- i!tn-i'-it,,.l , , , ,!,.
titlo : - A Pilgrimage on the Uhine."'' The
illustrations bring to mind many a scene i
of the olden time. There is a continuation i
of J. lloss P.rown"'s Explorations in
Lower California.'" with some grotesque j
"cuts." There are the usual number of i
continued stories, all possessing the usual I
degree of interest. The pen photograph !
of the English, by an American, present
us with the" rough side f. English life
among the lower classes, and is ,v j
tiie-.ias filtering to thj national pride.
Thb magainu has become tin e-e!it:.y', !
teat ure of our civilization, an 1 could bv !
no means be spared from the thousands ot j
homes scattered all over the hind, to which j
it brings pleasur- a we'd u instruction. i
' Uiir Voung 1 oiks'
presents an attractive f.d
le of consents.
ami holds out thy proiuwe of many good,
things during the year to conn?. This m'ar
a.inc is a welcome visitor to every hone
w here there are : oung foik." and even
the older ones can -lind amusemruf for
many an hour in reading its fairy tales,
studying its enigmas, rebuses. Ole. We
h ive iihviu fell an esieclal iuter-e-t. in tile
articles by J. T: Trowbridge, entitle.'.
" Half hours widi ';', r Itrighdiopes."
We have no do'ibt hut that t!mv have af
forded many jdeasant hidi-ho:";- !,,r the
little ones. And whatever the an ih"r of
" Leslie ( Joldthwahe" he- to savisread
with like interest. We hope the" editor
will contrive to pre.-ent us with good
things in the future, even as they have in
More beautiful than ever, comes to its
the Gist number of the " American Agri
culturist" for lbfa'9, (the -is;h annua! vol
ume.) The always finely illustrated sheet
is now to be .-applied with a tinted cover,
ornamented with superb illustrations, au-
ju-opriaie to I lie sue;
sides many small engnu itigs of a useful
11 iiiii .... 1 1 1 ... ii.it.t. iei . iue if.'-
.in1 , .1 -f r. w. 1 n. n ....... 1 ... .. 1...
fore us contains four splendm illustrations,
entitled: ' Maternal Solicitude ;' "in the
Lumber Regions" (f earfonnsi; Mexlcati
Cattle I.)ri ing the .;hsu;" and -A
ist" should find a place in every family in
the land. It costs only $..10 ayeai,or
four copies for t-o. lne publishers are
.s , ,,l - .-,,-, , --A-!
Orange Judd A" ( o.. 2b Lroadway. N. . j
Mr. J. A. Cone, formerly of
this city, has a line nursery near :
Til ere will be no chanire at nres- ;
ent in business of the firm of Char
man Sc Brother. The business of
Wells .Fargo & Co., ns usual, will be
conducted by Major Charm in.
Steamboat -nun say that there
is as much freight lying along the up j
per Wallamet as can be carried
away with a good boatincr s'aire for
the next six months.
Messrs. Smith & Co.. of Puena ;
Vista, make the best notterv of an'v
:n t.a , , . ' :
in the world-.t i free from ad
poisonous compounds commonly used
in glazing, as the clay of Ptiena j
ista is of such qualtty tnat no!
ff-yir-r in r. , ... p .
jo t-paicu irotn a mixture
... ,.-, . m .1 " , ' - mi ' , - .
J iivjr. , A if .
- , j
S tiM a Struma ,.,.1 !: ..... 1
e- 'ocme-ma h priear- 1
iineo in tf.. -. .- 1 ' -
ance m to.s city, it is said with a
-'.'Jcr ins arm, the b hoys of ! irr oies.wj yivn-j
the place s.oon went about huck'.no)J'm 1 a more d(lra'J article, and a guar
at it,-ani it ts further s- id that th "y i a"lce "' a r ranting the seine.
captured it buddy. Ti.e s"an""r I
sought an honorable situation' at "all
events, to earn a livelihood i next
day. ... , . . .
Pi.UMBi.vd; GAS-Fmis-o; etc.
See Mr. C. II. Myer's new advertise
ment the Oregonia-'i 'pays.' Mrers
is getting proud, on account of hav
ing such a large, fine stock of coo is
and fixtures on hand at all evVats,
he has put in a bran new glass front,,
and appears to be putting' on airs.
However, there seems to be no symp
toms of abandoning the old business ;
on the contrary, qude the reverse he
is spreading out and g-;ug it itrccger
1st Congrva?onal. Ch.; .-. . . .. . ...Seats Free
A,oraiuft errices;... . ..... .'v ...
uv "0'---'Sennon on the Mount."'
abhath school,:. .-. ..U o'clock M.
-Lvenrng hfirvee;r.- :?. ;v:, . -;7 o'clock,
1f.v. L. (Jkp.kv, Acting Pastor
. l'ilkYEV. llKl'.i-i.v,;.-:.,
Knncay CveBi.g v.".:.5 ol ck
.A tuning,.....-.:. . . , 7 o'c.oek.
M. E. C'mrch,
Seats Fr e.'
. .7 o'clock;
.Mo; ring rerv'sees,
Eveni jg Services, ..".'.
'; ' ' UV '3 KlAl. MI F.TIXGS. ... . " '
CI us Meeting loll. .wing Morning Services.
1 raver Meeting Thursday evening 7 o'clock.
f " IU;v. C. W. Toim .Pastor. ;
i gocd House with six or
I ceven ,, 7.
! ' ' lo0,,'!'. Har the Congregational
yorch. 'in Oregon City, witu' full lit, rW of-
! icrea tor !, lrw; nol v atthis4 crte for1
.- ,. .. . 1'".' i iuis 1,1.11 e, wr
further informal i
Nor 'a Subject of Dor'nT. That
Newell's Plumonary Svrap' is the most ef-tf-etive
and never fn'Iins remedy for affec
tions of the throat and lunirs.
" Jx Time of Peace 'Prepare for
War." So get a bottle of Dr. Cooper's
Magnetic Balm, an unequaled preparation
for Dysentery, Diarrhoea" and Cramp.. The
instantaneous relief of Darns, . Bruises and
Eleotko Silicon. -This curious and
valuable substance is confidently claimed to
lf ttio ,1,-iw.i., ,-.... .i;.,..-,.....,!
- - ' 1 1 ' " ' ' ' ui.n.uitrvu 1U i
j eleanmsr and polishinr Gold, Silver and
Plated "Ware, and all snmnOi ...!: Hie nr-
of .wlmtever description, including
kitchen uttnsila of tin, Conner, brass, steel.
etc., - - .
Pursuant to previous notice a meetins of
laborers was held at the Court House in
Oregon City, Oregon, on the evening ot
the t'th of January, W;;'. The meeting was
organized by electing John M? ers chairman
anil Hiram citraiht, jr., seei e'tarv. ' After
.-everal able speeches were made exp'ainin"
the object of the meeting, the folion-inn pre
amble and resolutions were introduced and
unanimously passed, to wit:
When-.!, the Oregon City Woolen Manu
facturing Company has discharged its white
mch'.iJmg a largu number of p
but honest hard woikinir men and women.
tue wlute laborers asoeia!iou, and that it i
meet again on next Saturday evening, the.
ir.tli m-t.. to take fnrtlier jie'ti.iii in te.rMi.l I
to tins matter.
Jth, That the Wkkki.y E.mkkim.'isi:, the
On A', -.ie, uii.l lue h-fff,-ni'in be re-
tjueifu to puoiisu toe ioregoing pi eamoie
Janu.irv 0th,' 1 '!:'.
JOHN' MVEliS, President.
Ji. STUAIOllT, Jr.. Secretary.
or:E;oN city ficsixis.
him :aij uir
As the age in tchicli ice live demands
progruss ui Farming Jiiijdcmcnts' as
ire' o.v in all o'f)' hi 'ii,ches of i;nu n
Ivy. I. In re r u t red crienvi vcl ' upon the
Manufacture of the Celebrated
Better known inOreaon a. th" IV OB-(i-
1 M i T PL O IE, Th is J Vo w com .
If; i v.i oil the demrohle- points of u per'
feet tin ph tio nt . Ix ing simple in con
nfrur'itm, cheap, durable, and of I'gftt
draft. 7 he only Premiums which were
oirnr(hl .10 (rang Ploa's at the. great
Implement trial at Jfattooi, Sept. 4,
1 '',(. bg the Stale Agricultural oci
etif of Jilijio's. were auraraed to this
Vlc.ic. Tlie follrnving is an extract
Jeoii', the Peport of the Commissioner
ef Agriculture, fhr the gear lS"i('( and
nag be found on page 21G of that re
Thp Gang Plow made by ,T. C. Pfeil,
A renzvilh-, Cass comity Illinois, isieceived
n ith no little favor in tie west. Almost in
credible stories are told of Us excellence
and etucicney in plowing, the prairie fields
(jj Illinois ;l!
d Other State
" The depth oft':", farrow is regulated by
the crank-axle, which is so arranged that
the plough can be driven deeper or shal
lower at tic pleasure of the driver, when the
team is moving, by means of the lever.
Vt t.lso manufacture sulkey plows for
small bays, or iniirm persons who are unable
to manage a team of three or four horses.
Tllii .T..,r r.r- ,,1....- ,..,U1 f..-
r..r u. Jitir... .in.., . to cut a till -
row from "to lo inches deej.
"The committee who tested the draught
of tuis plow with a dynamometer state, that
l : ran lighter ov i -!o pounds.t nan ol her plows
,when running at the same depth, a
y l'1,nv,n:m wl,iio on ioot-".
iTS; i ilk litis Plow one man can do
more work than two men can do with
... ... .
u-ap,'tr Plows, and the tame amount
of team. Hence, it will be seen that
it will more than pay for itself in one
I will also manvfaclurs llie
WEB-FOOT GANG PLOW!
-a x n r u i:
Web-Foot Walking Plow!
Bdh patterns of my own invention,
for which T'nU have been applied
for, and irhtch hare Withstood jo-acti-
lesH w;lh the besl resuUl Reiving
putting, teslhnoidah. tctierevsr seen
or trkd. ', : ; ;
- ' - :- "
CSJ" Xow, the Farmers of Oregon
are. invited to give ihe. Oregon. City
i Zfinu factory a trictl. Do vol t)wch-
. . , ,
..... r . . . .. .... . . m i
fif 17 r in fill II i.t.lltl
7... .'.. ". r- ...... t,..7.. ,.y,7 t
von tare e.r ij.rieu wy rn-un e .
- - T ,'' w ,
rr" I ' ihtcr,ranea to sU at
'' further information address
JOHN ...W.' LEWIS,
LOtiVS vfc A f i 15 IS. 1 GHT,
EXCELSIOR MARKET. I
Comer cf Fourth and Main Erects.
irr Keep eoiiantlr' on hand cfl kinds of
fresh arm Ei-tits,, such as
BEEF, POPIv, ;
cokNED bi:ef, hams,
PICK FLED POPK, LARD,
And evcrythmg elo u Le foud in their Luc
OREGON CITY BUSINESS.
Sitccwor to JOHN FLEMING, r
Masonic Building, Main Street,
IMPORTER AND DEALER IN
. . ' l -
jus x;s c JBOfL. asi 9 .
1 1 ! M I 1-
"nLLTxEEP CONSTANTLY on II AND
V a lai fXK and well selected otock of Books
Stationery; and Drugs, comprising in part '
Standard and Mi seel lane ovs Books,
Medical, Mining, and Scientific
' Books, Theoihgical and Belig
iovs JiooA Juvenile and
.Toy Books, Sabbath and
: I)(.ty School Books,
IN GREAT VARIETY.
Blank Books in Every Style, Pass
Books, Memorandum Books, and
Time Books, Drawing, Trac
ing and Tissue Paper,
! PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS,
Arnolds', May nurd & Koyes,' and
David" s Inks, Mucilage, Sheet
Mask, Music Paper, and
All of Which he vfill Sell;ttte
A General Vaiiety of Drugs ani
Patent Medicines, Conkaniljj '
on hand, for sals.
St liool Teachers, and parents of Schol
ars will lind it to their advantage to inspect
my stock and prices, before purchasing else
where. . t(a Hooks Imported to Order. Orders rt3
peetmpy solicited and promptly filled.
jftfAgpiit for the California Times, acd
Eastern iieriodicals, and jiapers.
'N l: W FIRM!
TnOMAS R. FIELDS
Wortman & Fields,
Oregon City, Oregon.
liiEiiily 5roccrics I
Provisions of all hinds f
Mrines and Liquors !
Confectionery, Spices I
Canned Fruits and Meats !
And all the Favorite
Brands of Flour and Sugar
ZR'The highest market prices paid
far country produce.
Chiia Glossing, Imitations
Of all knids
Wood sindL MsislIe!
Eri'i-ulcd as ii-fll as van be done on the Pacific
Examine our work and Judge for
yi ui Ivx.s.
cvrEve'rv order attended to with care and
expedition." C. E. MURRAY,
West Door Kaiston's Brick.
Main St., Oregon City.
&3rtr&(5r Varieties of Choice
Shrubbery k. Plants,
Are now Ready lor Shipment to Order :
Cherries, Prunes, Plums, Pears, and
Berries, Poolitlle's Black Cap
Raspberry, Wilsons, the
Agricvlturistf and the
Triumph du Gore Strawberry.
t:TT Our trees have the best reputation of
anv in the Stite. fiend for Circular,
djf. (i. W. WALLING A, Co.
Oswego, Clackamas County, Oregon.
Orders left with B;rtow & Fuller, Agents at
Oregon City, will receive prompt attention.
Patented Octoljer 18G3.
PEP.FECT FAST COLORS.
Black, Dark Green,
Black Silk, Light Green,
Dark Blue, Magenta.
Light Blue, Maize,
French Blue, Maroon,
Claret Brown, Orange,
Da rk Br men , Pin k,
Light Brou'n, Purple,
YelforfLhlt Fawn Drab
M ' , ... . v
- u wn. jjrau, HOie.1,
r j . 7v 1 c-tr. ''
Li tint Drab, is of. erino,
" Dark Drab SlatC
S;htff Brawn, Royal Purple, ; : "
i-C, d'e, c.
FOR DYEING SIbK,'
Woolen and Mixed Goods, Shawls, Scarfs,
Dresses, Kibbnns, Gloves, Bouaela, Hats
Feathers, Children's Clothing, and all kinds
of Wearing apparel,
A Saving of Eighty per Cent.
t3v For 2k cents you can color ss many
goods as wonhi otherwise cost five times that
sum. Various shades can be produced from
the came' -dvr.'Ttie process is simple, and 'an
one can use the dye with perfect success- .
ttV Directions in English, French and Ger
man, outside of each package.
306 Broadway, Boston.
FOU SALE BY
'Smith Davis, Wholesale Druggists,
BtU ( I'ai kcr, Vngon Cify.
OREGON CITY BUSINESS.
Selling at Cost
TO CLOSE BUSINESS !
Ana iio HUMBUG 2
Tlie Entire "Stock!
SCOTS AND SHOES,'
MeDs Ladies, Misses and Childrcns'
HATS AND CAPS.
Groceries, Crockery Glass and Plated
Ware, Paints, Oils, Lamps,
Wicks, Chimneys and Burners
Hardware, Cutlery, etc., etc;
Has got to te sold
Regardless of Price!
To convince yourself with respect to
this matter, call at the old corner.
. South of Pope 4- Co.'s Tin Store,
Permanently Located at Oregon City, Oregon
ROOMS With Dr. Saffarrans, on Main tt.
JOHNSON & McCOWN ARE THE Local
Agents in Oregon City, ot tLe
Pacific . INSURANCE Company,
The best doing business on this coast. This
Company is the only one in Oregon that is
sues policies and Adjust losses without rel'er
ing the case to San Francisco.
Also: Agents of the
North America Life Insurance Co.,
Presenting the most, desirable features, having
its policies guaranteed by the State of New
3" Don't delay attention to these matters
until your property is destroyed by fire, or;
until you are sick, when you cannot be insured
&B Call immediately.
C. W. POPE & Co.,
JEjfSa Pumps, Lead Pipe, Hose, etc.
And Manufacturers of
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Ware,
Main Street, Oregon City.
The (subscribers! would respectfully an
nounce that they keep constantly on hand a
good assortment of Cooking, Parlor. Air
Tight, and other stoves, suitable to this mar
ket, which are being
Offered at Portland Prices !
Our assortment in this line is large, and
nbmees almost any desired pattern, includ-
" WESTERN EMPIRE,
BLACK KNIGHT, &c.
Roofing and Jobbing of every description
done to order, in a manner tliac cannot fail
to suit patrons. In addition to the above
may be found a good assortment of Hard
ware, Woodenware, etc.
C. W. POPE & Co.
NEW LIGHT NEW LAMP!
BEST NIGHT LAMP IN USE !
Its Many Advantages)
FIRST It i yon-Explosive, and entirely
free from smoke or ojfensice odor while
SECOXD It give a Soft, Cl-ean, White
THIRD It i CIIEAPER than, any ether
Eluid or Oil.
LUCINE BURNING FLUID
For burning in the above Lamps, outrivals
all other Fluids for LIGHT and ECONOMY.
It wilt not Stain or Grease Clothes, Carpets,
LUCINE LAMPS AND THE FLUID
CAN BE HAD OF
C. W. 101JE & Co.,
Store, Tinware, Lamps, Oils, Chimneys,
Lanterns, ttc, d-c. n4:tf
CITY BAKERY !
MA IX STREET, OR EG OX CITY.
BARLOW & FULLER,
(Successors to Wortman iSheppard,)
Keep constantly on hand
CAKESI PIES! BREAD!
And Crackers of all kinds !
Orders in this Line will meet with
PROMPT ATTENTION !
BARLOW & FULLER
Also keep on hand all kinds of
FAMILY, GROCERIES !
AND PROVISIONS !
STEAMBOAT STORES !
Arid all Articles used for Culinary
BARLOW & FULLER
Sell a fine assortment of
LIQUORS AND TOBCC6l
By the Case, or at retail !
Attention 'is also 'directed to the fact
that nobody else sells the
FAMOUS GLEASON CHEESE !
ir In short. Farmers and the public gen
erally, are invited to call at the City Uakery,
where the truth will be made apparent that
onr stock is complete, and our prices ivason
able. All kiads of produce taken in exchange
tor goods;.' BAliLOW S. TULLEU
A. WELL KSOll'X
Cf isii'iiKiii & ISro.
HAVE FOR YEARS had as a motto that
A NIMBLE SIXPENCE
Was Better than
A SLOW SHILLING;
AND UPON THIS principle of
Aim! Sisassll Irolais
Continue to do Business tit the
Old Stand, Oregon City.
FALL AND WINTER STOCK
Is Complete in Every Department.
A LARGE STOCK OF
MENS'& BOYS' CLOTHING,
All Styles and Qualities,
At Low Prices for CASH!
LADIES, GEXTS, MISS 3 4- BO VS.
CHARMAN k BRO..
And Weekly Commercial.
HPIIE PORTLAND EVENING COMMER
JL cial has abandoned its neutrality in
politics, and now steps forth as an advocate
of sound, old-fashioned Democracy. The
Constitution and Union ns they were," shall
be our motto. We shall be bound or guided
by no clique, and shall labor lor the reorgan
izatiori-of the Democratic party on a basis
that will insure success in the future.
Daily for one 3"ear $5 00
" " six. months :j no
" . " three months -J. V)
Weehly one year, 2 5i; six mouths, $1 00
.5? Let every true Democrat consider
himself an at,ent for the Ccmmkhciaj., and
forward his own mime 101 J those of bis im
mediate friends. .'AMES 0. DOW,
M. P. HULL,
Corner Washington and Front sts.,
6.3m Portland, Oregon.
W. A. ALimit'n. J. C. MKUKILL. JOHN M CUAKf;
M'CRAKEN, MERRILL& CO,
SHIPPING, COMMISSION AND
GENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA,
.uvuiian and Oiogon Packet Lines.
Importers of San (litentiu and Carmen
Island Salt. Sandwich Island Sugars, Coll'ee,
Rice, and Pulu.
Ajjents for Provost's t Co.'s Preserved
Fruits, Veiretables, Piekles and Vinetrar.
Dealers in llour, (I rair., j'acon, Lard &
Fruit, Lime, Cement and Plaster.
Will attend to the Purchase, Sale or Ship
ment cf Merchandisv or Produce in New
York, San Francisco, Honolulu, or Portland.
ALDIIICH, MKKIMI.L t CO.,
Nos ui and ilUo California Street,
M'CRAKEN, MERRILL & CO.,
li North Front Street, Portland.
i 1 JV jt
1 .Ct fl
W a ! t h a rnW a t c h e s
Proof of their Superiority.
Pennsylvania Itailroad Company.
Office of the Genkt.al Srri:niNTEXPC.NT, i
Ai.to.na, Pa., Dee. 1- lbc.7. f
Gentlemen : The watches manufactured ty
you have been in use 011 this Railroad for
several years by our euginemen, to whom
we furnish watches as part of our equip
ment. There are now some thnje hundred
of them carried on our line, and we consider
them good and reliable time keepers. In
deed, I have great satisfaction in saying
your watches give us less trouble, and have
worn and do wear much longer without re
pairs than any watchas we have ever had in
use on this road. As you &re aware we for
merly trusted to those of English manufac
ture, of acknowledged good reputation, but
as a class they nver kept time as correctly,
nor have they done as good service as yo'irs.
In these statements I 11111 sustained by my
predecessor, Mr. Lewis, whose experience
extended over a series of years.
F.D WARD WILLIAMS.
American Watch Company, Waltham.
Neio York Central Railroad.
Locomotive Department, Wcxtem Dirixion,
liochethr, Dec. istjij. S
Gentlemen: I have nwhesitation in saying
that I believe the great majority of locomo
tive engineers have found by experience that
Waltham Watches are the most satisfactory
of any for their uses. Thev run with the J
greatest accuracy and steadiness, notwith
standing the romzh riding of an engine, and,
as I have never known one to wear out, they
must be durable. I hope to see the time
when railway companies will generally
adopt your watches, and furnish them to ail
engineers and conductors. In my opinion
it would greatly tcud to promote regularity
CHARLES WILSON, G. Chief
Engineer, Urothcrhood of Locomotive En
gineers. American Watch Company, Waltham.
Every Watch fully Warranted.
For sale by all first-class dealers in the
Bobbins C)' Applelon,
Xo. lb'2 Broadway,
G' Ticreil Agents.
E. B. Gray fj Co., San,
-S:3iJ A'JenU f,v California.
STEAM NAVIGATION C0.J
BOATS OF THE COMPANY WILL leave
Portland as follows:
FOU DALLES CITY : DAILY,
(Sundays excepted,) at 5 o'clock a. m.
FOR UMATILLA AND WALLULA:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,
At 5 o'clock a. m.
Returning, leave Wallula on Monday
Wednesday & Friday, touching at Umatilla.
FOR A3TORTA: .
Monday and Friday, at G o'clock a. m.
FOR MONTICELLO : -Daily,
' ( Sundays . except ed ) Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday, at 6 a m.
Tuesday,, Tltursdaff, and Saturday,
at 7 o'clock a. m.
Xf Boats for the transportation of stock
in readiness when business offers.
J. a A INS WORTH,
President O. S. N. Company. ;
REDING TON $r C0;S Colvmnl
"oirr: of- you caxt, axd we pity
j yuu. Vnu huvo ttiileverv remedy lut the Oivii
lesimijj, l.y its intrinsic merit, to supersede all iiu
lur preparations. It if not surprising yuu xhouM t?
vim taut to try something cis after the inauy ;
H'riuienu vou havn iitiuk.' tif .trahv cuiuptiuuiU
, ujsIuU uu tUo public us a ccrtaMi cur; but
s re.illy ihn XTTX TT.T rrraoiiy crr compotjndi t
or tlie euro fcf Coughs, Celds. Sore Throut, .Asthma,
A hH.piiig Citii-h.IjnJiu tiilii aiid ConsuiMpt j. Thuti
,:itids nf pi-upli in Culifontia ami Oregon liav? W-.i
ilready tivttoiitioil ty titu burprUiu camiive power
iml with on( accord giro it tfeeir nnqialiri4 rpprfi
lalioii. We now a-:drts eursclve! to all who arc i.n
i-rjuaintPil with this, tin- f;r.'ate6t Pancea.f ttw n'V
V.r iho IkmUiwij of nil tiiauasos f thj TUrthit ai.i
ungs, a&iUFiag yu that
ias cured thousands and it w ill cure YOU if you Irf
1. . .
This invnJn.iblo mv?ipin is ploasant ta the taM
oolhing, Uv.'tUn and strrugtbenin- in its enect.; -;
ireiv lroo XroHi uil jiowonoua or deleterious drugs,
aid 'KTf.-rtly liurHile. midfr all eireunistaiKux.
ei'rtifi-.urs from many p.rxminHt -citizeud of Sa
Prauciico actoiiijiauy tcvei y botUe of
r.HDIX-ijTON" i CO. Agoats, -San Trracisco.
4 LWAYS SAFE! Always Effectual.
jt. Fever and Ague is Speedily and ef
fectually cured by Dr. E. COOi Elt'is Univer
sal Magnetic liahn.
"PRO BONO PUBLICO!"
TRULY A VEGETABLE I' RE PA
TIO X. None genuine wit bout igua,tuie of
W.K. .string. JtEOlNGTON & i.;o.t .
4iG and -IIS Front st., San Francisco .
Sole and exclusive Airents.
Seduigton & Co's Florida Water !
USE NO OTHER.
Unexcelled for Toilet Use and for the Bath.
Tins valuable preparation, containing in
a highly concentrated form all the properties
of Jamaica Ginger, has become one of the
most popular domestic remedies lor all diseas
es of the stomach and dijrestive organs. Asa
tonic, it will be found invaluable to all persons
recovering from dobility, whether produced
by fever or otherwise: lor while it imparts to
the system ail the glow and vigor that can
b produced b- wine or biandv. it is free from
the reactionary ef.eets that t'-jllow the usc of
spirits of any kind.
It is also "an excellent, remedy for females
who suffer from difficult menstruation, 'giving
almost immediate relief to the spasnis that
so f requently accompany that period.
It gives immediate relief to, Nausea, canned
by riding in a railroad car, or by sea sickness
or 01 her causes.
It is also valuable as an external application
for Gout, Rheumatism. Neuralgia, etc.
41G and 418 Front tt, San Francisco.
Uhc Electro Silicon,
Or Magic Tlrilliant.
EEDINGTON & Co.'s
5"! or id: 5 Wsiler !
This article, possessing the most delicate
fragrance of Flowers, is unequalled as a per
fume for the Handkerchief.
FOU THE BA 77 .'
Used in bathing it impart strength and en
ercy tu the system, and gives that softness
and" delicacy to the skin so much desired by
SUXBUTiX, FRECKLES PIMPLES,
Diluted with water it makes an elegant den
tifrice, impartmz pearlv whiteness to the teeth
sweetness to tin.- breath, and renders the
gams hard and of a beautiful color. ..
It shook' always lie used after shaving dilut
ed with water, as it relieves all inflammation.
REDIXUTOX S' Co.
410 and 4 IS Front st., Kan Francisco.
31 siiric 2SrtIIi:iiBl !
Direct from Nature's Lahratory.
The Best article ever discovered for cleans-
ins and Polishing Gold. Silver and Plated
ware, and all smooth . Metalic Surfaces, of
whatever description, including Kitchen uten
sils of Tin. Copper, Hrass. Jstet l, etc, ,
To Jewelers and Workers in Gold and Sil
ver Plate- the Electro-Silicon is of inestimable
value : the time saved, and the vexation pre
vented by its use, will forever endear its name
to all who have had evidenceof its merits,
RKD1XG TOX fyiCs. , r ,
Sole A rente, San. Fra nric.
j 170R 'FLAVORING,
I REMSGTOXS- Coin' EXTRACTS
Are the test.
- . .... .- OF,.... . .. . :
S f 0 M A C H B ITT E B S
LET IT EF. DISTINCTLY BORNE IX
mind that BOSTETTER'S BITTERS
is a MEDICINAL. PREPARATION, pot
beverage, and that it is entirely free from
the attributes which create and foster a pas
sion for stimulants, and which belong to all
the distilled and fomented liquors of cojn
mercej. It alcoholic element is deriyed from
sound rye, a grain which, according to tlie
testimony of the most distinguished analyti
cal ehemjstsyields a moro wholesome spirit
thau any o'.her known substance. But the
QUINTESSENCE OF RYE employed in the
manufacture- of the Bitters, must not be c&
fouuded with the rye spirit sold in the mar
ket as Bourbon ana Mouongahela Whisky.
The very best braujjs of those liquor pro
cured forAhospital use, and preferred by tljie
Medical Staffs ot the Army and Javy to any
other liquor, are not to be compared in ex
cellence with the article used in the concoc
tion of the, GREAT STOMACHIC. It is
subjected, in the first instance, to a proces
which deprives it of the pungent and acrid
elements proved by chemical test to exist ia
even what are deemed Jhe finest imported
and domestic spirits, and after being thua
purified, is kept cu hand long enough to
give it mellowness before being medicated.
The chief virtue of the preparations is not,
however, in its spirituous basis, but. in tle
juices of the tonic, aperient, corrective and
antibilious vegetable products so largely
intermixed with it.
Perhaps, it may be ursed, that if .they im
part to the alcoholic fluid its preventive and
remedial qualities, water impregnated with,
the same ingredients would answer the pur
pose as well, - ..Nothing- but profound izno
rance of the laws of physiology and patho
logy can excuse such an error. Only by , a
difi'usible stimulant can the medicinal con
stituents, that are to fortify the system
against disease, or counteract diseased ac
tion, be convej-cd directly to their destina
tion. The stimulant rapidly pervades the
animal structure, carrying with it to "the
points where it is needed, the required anU
dota. VV ater will not do this. It has, com
paratively speaking, no propelling or diffu
sive power. Nor 13 this all. Nothing but
alcohol .will preserve the medicinal property
of. 'vegetable extracts iu a fluid. state. Mix
them ..with water and the compound wilt
ferment, turn sour and become worse than
(. Jt is claimed that HOSTETTER'S Errl
TLRs commend thejmeives to th special
favor of the Temperance Physician, as the
only diffusive stimulant which be can pre
scribe without danger of unduly exciting . the
brain of his patient, and pf creating that
morbid thirst for alcohol which doses of un
medtcated spirits are so apt to engender.
. To argue -.Vtth the .dogmatists who assert
that sti implants are always r'nnressary an
pernicious, would be a waste of time. Tho
most eminent lich'fs of Medical Science have
settled that question, anc it. is not worth
while to have a coniro'firy w?th the rush
light. The leading champions of temper?
nice in the United States, Horace Greeley
among the number," have announced that
they are not in .favor. of prohibiting the .em
ployment of spirituous liquors us medi
cines. So in udi for the monl claims of the arti
cle nudeT.ttie temperance code. The ground
being thus cleared, and.it is . hoped, , tq the
satisfaction of every lational champion of
sobriety, the specific application of the. Bit
ters to the prevention and cure of the " ills
that flesh is heir to," corned next in order. -
i Peasons whose. lives are peculiarly seni
tive are said to be of a "bilious ln-bit." The
morbid influences' which affect others, in a
general way, seem in their cases to operate
directly and mainly upou the biliary organ.
Many who are thus predisposed to an over
flow of bile are subject to periodical attacks
of biliousness, accompanied by pain in the
right side, languor, pain between the should
ers, gloomy feelings, and that peculiar, tinge
of the complexion which indicates that u
portion of the bile'wbich should have passed
oil' through the bowels, has been misdirected
to the venous system,.ind is present in ...the
superficial bloodvessels. To avert these
symptoms, and the general'disorder of the'
internal organs, which they involve, it is ad
visable for individuals of a' biliov.s habit to.
take at 'east two doses of HOSTETTER'S
DlTTE! duf!y at sul'5 times as thev have
'reasou- to apprVheud an attack. Indeed, all"
who have a constitutional and temperamen
tal tendency to liver complaints, would do
well to take a dose of this admirable ANTI
BILIOUS STOMACHIC everyday.' When
the great secretive gland is seriously disor
dered, the medicine usually resorted to is
mercury, which, unless administered with
very great caution, is infinitely more dan
gerous than the disease it is intended to'
subdue. In a large majority of tlie case
treated with calomel, or blue pill, the anti
bilious and alterative properties of the Bit-'
tors would produce tlie desired effect' And
let it be borne in. mipd Ljiat, whereas mercury
in every shape is :m insidious poison, the
medicinal ingredients of this preparation',
consist exclusively of hole-some vegetable
extracts, which are diffused through the
sv.stem b. means of the purest and mildest1
of all known stimulants. , . . .
A Warning to Counterfeiter and a.
Caution to Purchasers.
No expense will be spared, no legal means
of punishing fraud will bs neglected, in the
effort 1 0 prevent the eountt rfeiting of HOS
TETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS.
Not to purchase any article purporting to'
be IlOSTETrER'S S TOMACH BITTERS,
which is not authenticated by the handsome
Government, stamp', specially engraved for '
the proprietors, and also" by. their supeib
new label, with beautiful vignette, repre-.
senf-'hg the conflict between St. George and
the Dragon at the top. and a miniatu.e notn.:
of hand, signed Hbatoiter fc Smith, at the
foot. . . ..
N. B The genuine Bitters arc. scld, in,;
bottles only. All persons who pretend to
sell the article' br the gH?!on or barrel, aie
impostors, and tlie stuff they offer is a form
less and, probably, poisonous counter icit
PREPARED AND SOLD BY
Hostetter & Smith, Proprietors,
o . . .
rpr-For sale bv all "Druggies. Grocers, '
and shopkeepers throughout the world. ; '
' ; lAGEXTS FOK OEGON : , - ' -
. . Hodge, Calef & Co., : .
Wholesale 'Druggists, Portland, Oregon;.,
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