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OIL EG ON IITV, THURSDAY J IX. 17, l7i
Don't sell or give liquor to a confirmed
Wli it do you think of lcecbcr'a views
on Ai'mro punishment?
Kpeci.il to mi of Hie Circuit Court in
city on s;'.tU! Ll iy, the l'th inst.
Tiie DiMiTx iHtio Stato Central committee
will meet at Portland on the 31st iust.
Saturday is the day fixed for continua
tion by tho court of the Imperial Mills
Walter Moss, of the Salem Statesman,
was in town last Saturday and favored-us
with u pleasant call.
A grUt mill is in course of erection sit
Kanle Creek KiKtoll'ice, and will bo com
pleted in time lor the next harvest.
At tho public installation of Oswego
(J range, No. 17"), on Wednes.lav of last
week, h free dinner was .spread for all
The Standard s ays tho Wrestling Joe
case is to bo revived, and that a gentleman
lroiu Arkansas is in Portland for that
Owing to increased expense for extra
l;l)or on the roads, the County Court has
cut down tho time claimed by a number
A man named Fletcher, recently from
the Mi.st.died at Dayton a few days ago of
small-pox, and a Mr.Old.s is now nattering
with the disease.
There is some talk of forming a company
at Kagle Creek to construct a plank road
from that place to Clackamas Station, a
distance of JI miles.
Mr. S. I. Coleman, of Sandy, favored us
with a call last Thursday. Jle was en
route for JCllensburg, Curry county, for a
visit among old faicuds.
A little -son of Mrs. Parker, who resides
near swego, lias been missing since Sun
day, ami fears are entertained that ho has
been drowned in the Oswego Lake.
Oermans are Hocking into the valleys of
the Sandy and Kagle creek. They are
takemr tip lands and opening up "farms
with their well known patience and en
ergy. Trembath will give a free matinee every
day for the next two weeks for those in
debted to call around and sc-ttlo. After
that time he proposes to have it cost some
thing. We are informed that the Oswego Iron
Works will commence operations again
nhotit the Istol May. A force of men are
now engaged in cutting wood and burn
Last Sunday morning a young fellow
namfd Patterson, who had indulged in
too hiiii'l) " tangle-foot," had a .set-to with
ji lar-kceper, ami his lieail was consMe?-;.-bly
James Keck, of M i'. waukie, has received
:. patent on Lis in vei: I ion f r coupling cars.
The c n J i! ing is a , i mat.-; in its move
tocnis, ami is said l i;; ;;u improvement
the Miller ci'lipliiig.
Th wind storm last w.-ck hurled a larg;
ii r tree .n 1 In- eai iiiol' three wn d hop
pers below M il wan ! e. One of the men,
named Anderson, had his arm broken;
the others escaped without injury.
The Oregon 'i!v Mills pre now running
on half lime (1- hours), having ceased
grinding en export orders on Jan. 1st. Up
to that date from August 1st, tho-miil has
t;:tned out l"),;if.) bbls- of extra Hour.
A fourth attempt to fire the 1iishoi Scott
rammar School in lOast Portlaiid on
Wednesday evening of List wiek, was
frustrated by one of the pupils who dis
covered the i Jaw in the upper s-iory.
Freighting up and down the Willamette
is getting p.-etty mii'-li cxhaested.thc crop
of last ho.st hating ncarlv a!l l.ecti
grain in :
1 !a re is
,ht :'ic.:;i Ct
over 2 !:il U
'.His to Purl
si il! doing business
1 have re 1 U'tiished
,t !h lii-st of I'eb
:i oot in Mesnf nt's
iii! finest slocks ever
nt the old .--t-nd, ;
t heir stock, (in cr
ru:ii y I . y v ii 1 o
I 'iu!.i in x v i! ! 01 1- o
liroughl to this city.
Jos. l,otz, at. o-ie f.n.e te nding bar in
this ity and iiftcrwards a county charge,
i-i a h Iter to a friend here says he arrived
safely in New York wlicvc' his parents
lesiile. ileiiad !ii s leg am Hitated sharliy
jitter his arrival there and is getting ;ffong
Oravson, tho Kansas murd'-'rer, w'no es--ai'd
from the detective :.! .Port land re
cently, is still at large. The drunken
detective left on the last steamer, and it is
vcry probable that he has pockets lined
with gold the price paid by the murderer
to let him i : scape .
John (Jreen was arrested in Douglas
county last week, charged with the mur
der of a wealthy farmci named lieiiry
Wheelock, near Chico, California, about 'J
mouths ago. Mo was taken below en the
City of Chester last Thursday by tho dep
uty shcrilfof Putte county.
Transfers of Heal Instate.
Tho following are the transfers of real
estate which hnvo taken plac-3 sjuce cur
issue of Dec. 27, compiled by Mr. W. T.
Wliitloek, deputy county clerk:
John Johnson and wife to P. F. -Jlover,
part ot section 33, T 1 S U 2 K, containing
.i.fod oini.liT!tl :ltlil
to C. M. Mel-eran. the S.
O F. Li of tho N i: 1
of section 3, T 2 .'
Jai-oh Ilaner ti
it he N K 'a. the N
and lots 1, 2, !' and ten
It 3 K, containing 127.39
Moses Miller and wife,
v of the S F '4, the N 10
01 me i anu 1 no --t 01 mo
of section 6, T 4 N 111 K, containing 3 Ml
acres. The part hereby conveyed is a j
interest in the above described tract of
land. Cousideration S300.
. M. llrackett and wife to John Will,
r part of the N W i of section 18, T 4 S
It 1 K, containing t acres; consideration
U uited States to Adam Itaps.lots 3 and 4
.of sectjoji JS, X 4 S 11 1 E, containing 30 .61
Adam Karw -to J"ohn Will, lots 3 and 4 of
.section 18, T 4 S It I K, containing 30 .61
!iicres; ennsideration $10.
F. 1J. Fellows aud wife to W. W. Strick
31n, part of section 21.!, T 2 K It 3 F, contain
ing. 4l acres: cousidcratioi $.'n.
United States to Win. liroughton aud
ivife, the K H o.' the S U" , the V H of
4he S E theS E of the S V, .aml lots
i and 4 ot section 25, T y S Ii 1 E. coiitain
' ing 202 .75 acres.
Mary K. Fddv and wife to F.W.Cres&ey,
lots 5 and 0 in block 28 in Milwaukie ; con
J. W. Crow to E. XV. C-ressev, 100 acres
xtT of the east end of the north" half of no
.i.itiatioti No. 000, el aim Xo. 49, in section
I, T 2 S K 1 E; insideration Sou.
Jos. Kellogg by assignee to F.W.Cresvev,
lot 5 in block 4 in Oswego; consideration
W. H. Vandervort U J. J. and W. II.
Herman, jart of section 21, T5SU1E,
contaiuing 34 acres; consideration ?3tt).
United States to Chas. Thompson, the
.S E " of the S K of section 0, T3 S Ji 1
J, containing 40 acres
Mo!roe-8taendkr.-M r. R.J.Monroe,
of the L.ewistou land ollice, was united in
matrimony last Saturday to Mrs. Emma
iStaender, sister-in-law of Messrs. Charles
tirul Julius Igus. of t his city. Th knot
was tied by the Kev. J. W. Jseilwood, and
vas witnessed bv a large number of
friends. This olHc-o was remembered in
tho way of uainpagne and cake.ior which
we return thanks and good wishes to the
liappy pair. Tliey left for JLcwiston 011
Motiilay, aeeoiiipa'tiied by the well wishes
of their many friends in this city.
Court IIoisk. It has been definitely
determined by the proper authorities that
Clackamas county is to havo a suitable
oourt house, to uost about 25,000. and it is
tobol.H"!it(Hl on Main Street. The court
onclrdedtotake Judge lluelat's prowrty
,tor $2.7,5il, but tho owner has since refused
-to make out a deed. Tho court convenes
again next Saturday, and will probably
.eettlo tho matter.
KOAD DISTRICTS RKPOUTS OF FORMER
SCTKHVISOUS AND API'OIXTMEXTS
FOIt THE KSSITNU YEAR.
ULitrict ,o. 1. Days worked 175; da'3
delinquent, 13; extra l ibor, 21 days; sup
eivisorappointed, J. D. Rusk.
No. 2. Days worked, 51; extra labor, 5
days; sepervisor appointed, M. O.itiield.
No. 3. Days worked, f.'J' ; days delin
quent, l'v ; extra labor, 7 days; supervisor
appointed, F. W. Foster.
No. 4. Days worked, - ; extra labor, 8
days; snjx rvisor appointed, S.M.Keenan.
No. 5. Days worked 157; delinquent, 1 ;
extra la!or, 9 days; supervisor appointed,
J. A. Wilson.
No. C Days worked, 104 ; delinquent, 2;
extra labor, ii; sutervisor appointed, J. 1$.
No. 7. Days worked, 100; delinquent,
; extra labor, 17 ; supervisor appointed,
No. 8. Days worked, 130; extra labor,
Sli ; sujervisor appointed, John lover.
No. D. Days worked, IMS; delinquent,
19; extra labor, 21; supervisor appointed,
11. U. Chase.
No. 10. D.ivs worked, 08; extra labor,
8. This district changed to No. 61. Super
visor appointed. Win. Scott.
No. 11. Days worked, 27; delinquent,
3; extra labor, 4; supervisor appointed,
Geo. lloii'iii an. "
No. 12. Days worked, 01 ; extra labor,
10; supervisor appointed. W'.T. JLitni.
No. 13. Davs worked 4:$; delinquent, 2 ;
extra labor, 5"; sujervisor appointed, Hans
No. 14. Days worked, 17; extra labor,
12; supervisor appointed, Jos. Pinkley.
No. 15. Days worked, 100; delinquent,
3 : extra labor, 9 Vi ; siipervi--or appointed,
12. A. Quinn.
No. It). No report.
No. 17. Davs worked 40; delinquent,
2si ; extra labor. 2; suervisor appointed,
W. L.. ilolcoiub.
No. IS. Days work oil, HO; extra labor,
11 ; supervisor apjointed, S. 11. Kennedy.
No. 19. No report.
No. 20. Days worked, 53 ; extra lalor,
7; supervisor appointed, A. M.Shibley.
No. 21. Daj's worked 7."; extra labor,
10; supervisor appointed, A. Warner.
.No. Hays worked, j:m; extra lanor,
22; supervisor appointed, Win. Klliott.
No. 2:5. No report.
No. 24. Days worked, 27 ; extra la'oor,
3 ; supervisor appointed, Oscar C.WIietton.
Nol 25. Days worked, 41 ; extra labor, 4 ;
supervisor appointed, W. W. Carr.
No. 20. Days worked ,4S; delintpient.lO ;
extra labor, 3"i; siqervisor apjointed, J .
No. 27. D ij-s wor ed 32 ; extra labor, 8 ;
supervisor appointed, W. Carman.
No. 28. Days worked, 31 'i ; delinquent,
3li; extra labor, 4; suiervisor appointed,
II. IL 1 lays.
No. 29. Days worked, 75; extra labor, G;
Jas. Kvans, re-appointed.
No. 30. Days worked, 112 ; delinquent,
10; extra labor, 0; supervisor appointed,
Max Chul pins.
No. 31. Days worked, 145; delinquent,
14; extra labor, 0 ; sujM-rvisor appointed,
J . '. Coruthcrs.
No. 32. Days worked, 102; extra labor,
10; supervisolr appointed, John Porter.
No. 33. Days worked, 130; extra labor,
4: supervisor appointed, Xaek Hard.
No." 34. 1 ). ys worked, ;0 ; delinquent, 2 ;
extra labor, 0'c ; supervisor appointed, II.
No. ;:.. Days worked, :')) ; extra labor,
23; suuervisor appointed, K. Fcsster.
No. 3i". 1 lays worked, 45 : deiiMquent,
fi; extra labor, 2; supervisor appoii'ted,
No. 37. 1 'ays worked, 151'
appointed. I. m. iai low.
No. 3-i. - 'Days worked 52; delinquent, 4 ;
extra labor 7; supervisor appointed, J.
No. 39. Days worked 111; delinquent,
7 ; extra ;a!r, 15; supervisor appointed,
N. H. Darnell.
No. 4'). Days worked,') : extra labor, 8;
supervis u" appoint! d, Jos. Harrington.
No. 41. Days worked, 45 ; extra labor, 5;
supervisor apHi!ttcd, Isaac Si ill.
No. -12. - 1 .ys worked, 70 ; delinquent, 2 ;
extra labor 5; supervisor appointed, A.
No. 41. Days worked, 02; delinquent, 2;
extra 1 tbor i; supervisor appointed 11.
No. 4 ". No report.
No. -I'l. Days worked 52; delinquent,
(Pi-; extra labor, i; siMiervisor :ijpomtcil,
No. -17. 1 la vs worked, 05 : delinquent. 3 ;
extra labor, 11; supervisor appointed, Sol
No. 4S. Days worked, 79; ihdinquent, 3;
extra 1 aiior (i , suju-ryisor appointed, J. S.
No. 4J. Iays worked, 3S; delinquent,
ll4 ; extra labor, 5; .suuervisor appointed,
No. 5'). Days worked, 1 M ; extra labor,
0; supervisor 'appointed, J . C. D. Miller.
No.';51. Days worked, 1 1 s ; extra labor,
11: s-apervisor appointnl, I.evi Davis.
No. ;2. Days worked, I5i; extra labor,
20; supervisor appointed, Oliver Porter.
No. 53. Davs worked. Nl; itlituiuent.
extra labor, 0; supervisor apitomted.
"'i.r'ccil, 07; extra labor,?;
S'lperv isov v.ppoin".,
.-eo. Mark nam.
. o. a5.--ia s worked, .3
extra labor. 14; supervisor
No. 50. Days worked. 95; delinquent, ;
extra lit.ir, 11; supervisor appointed, J.
i . 1 1 s I ! .
No. 57. Days worked, 39 ; delinquent, ;
extra labor, 5 ; supervisor airointed, M.
No. 5S. ra's worked, 77; delinquent, 0 ;
extra labor, 20; supervisor appointed,
No. .-;.--Days worked, 32; delinquent, ;
extra labor 4.
Koad district N.. Of), new district, set od'
from No. 5i, contains sections 1.2,3,4 9
10, II. 12. 13, 14, 15. 10. 2.3, 21. 25, 20, 35 and 3i,
in T 0 S U 2 F ; supervisor appointed, Jacob
It is ordered thai load district No. 2!l ex
tend one-half mile further west than its
present limits, to-wit ; Following up the
Willamette river to tin-mouth of Wagoner
creekjin sction 2i,T3S Ii I W, theime up
said creek to the middle of the section,
thence north to the quarter post between
sections 1 and 12.
Koad district No. 51 was changed and
lonndaries fixed as follows: Commencing
at the north-west corner of T 0 S, It 2 E,
thenco west 4 miles, thence south 3 miles,
thence east to Molalla river, thence down
said river to a iint east of commence
ment, thence west to pla,eo of leginmng.
Petition for change of lines of road dis
tricts 12 and 14 granted.
Petition to change road district No. 13
Koad districts 45 and 50 aro consolidated
into one district and numbered .50; there
is also added to said district so much of
section 20 as lies east of the Molalla river,
and the west half of section 21.T 4 S R 2 E.
Koad district No. 18 isehamred by adding
to it from disirict No. 17, sect ions 22, 27 and
34. in T2S. 112 E.
District No. Ill is changed, commencing
at northwest corner of section 28, T 1 S, K
4 E, thence south 3 miles, thence cast 1
mile, thence south 2 miles, thence east 1
mile, thence south to Deep creek, thence
down Deep creek to township line, thence
north on township lino to middle fork of
Deep creek to quarter iost on south cor
ner of section is, T2S.I14 E. thence north
to county 'u.. thence east to placo of be
ginning; supervisor appointed, Marion
Peters road Ordered opened.
t rum road Ordered opened.
Hales aud Salmon river road Supervis
or ordered to open said road
SebastaiTi and HutteviMe "road It is or
dered that the piat and survey as taken
from the record of Yamhill county be re
corded and placed cn liIo i:i t, Jt.ol.ntv
, clPrk s ornee.
1- , 1S i,1-en'J tIl:rt the supervisor of road
district , No. 23 notify Jas. Moore to move
lis Jeti.-v, wiiicii obstruets county road
brH-e' lrU1 0rc011 viy t( Tiwlatiu
r- -. . ...
j in; pioposjtion of tho Cascade
Company to svll tho portion 0f u,e
anu m logo trom ( edar creek to 2) chains
2l.Vtt..tb.w ,hmh l"i.ts on ,ulr for
Ke.signation of J. W. Shattuck, Justice
of the Peace for Oregon Citv precinct, was
nnriiTiti-1 on.l Ac..- .. - 1 a
' '- maimers apno nted to
J. S. Hailey
Isa.no flni-a,. .
commissioned 1 to repair Cie U-nt on the
south end of Eaglo creek bridge to com-
"iviiw tn,u tiiiLi cuuaiiuo until
the EnTEtvPRiSE vour
Letter from Mt.FIcasant.
Mt. Pleasant, Jan. 10th, 1878.
Editor Enterprise: For some time
past tho constant tlow of sarcasm has kept
Farmer quiet, for it seemed that all Mt.
Pleasant had combined in writingsareastic
sayings. Knowing that I am not of a. sar
castic nature, I now venture to write
to yen once more, trusting to luck
not to make anv one angry.
On Wednesday last a number of tho
friends of Miss 'Clara Vinson assembled
at the residence of M r. Warner, to witness
the marriage of Miss Vinson to Mr. E. J.
Swalford, ot Salem. At 0110 o'clock the
happy pair were made as one tho bride
and groom looking so handsome and hap
py that they provoked the envy of all.
After the usual congratulations all ad
journed to another room, where an elegant
table was waiting. At four o'clock tho
newly married pair, accompanied by a
number of their friends, drove to Oregon
City, where they met the live o'clock train
and repaired to Salem, whero Mr. S. is in
business. Most assure.! ly do we all hope
their voyoge through life'may Ik; a happy
one ; for while we are sorry to lose one of
our most pleasant young ladies, ye-t we
cannot help hoping that she will kiio v no
sorrow in the future.
Numerous sociables and pleasant little
parties have taken place lately, but the
great event of the season is vet to come oil,
as M r. Partlow, on his birthday, is going
to show us how to enjoy ourselves. 'Wil
liam." wo always have a good timo at
your house, and only wish your birthday
came once a mouth ("or rather the anniver
sary of it).
Some timo sin-e three of our young men
went coon hunting. Coons were scarce,
but they found some hogs that were dis
posed to disturb their peaceful march.
Apple trees were handy, and one of these
brave Kimrnds ascended to the topmost
branches. The next dav tho owner of tho
orchard reported boar "in the neighbor
hood, as one of his trees had all the limbs
The owners of the colts won and lost at
cribbago spend their time guarding their
respective animals from seizure, as both
claim that they aro the winning party.
Messrs. Williams and Eawton propose
erecting houses on their respective places
tho coming spring.
Mr. Jefferson is tho lucky man.
Key nan! still runs at largo.
Henry Fancher Las returned.
Damascus, Jan. 8, 1878.
Editor Enterprise: Not having seen
anything from here recently, perhaps it is
my time to write.
Well, the holler days are past, and hol
ler daj s the' were, in these arts. Noth
ing going on, except work and getting
married. Two weddings took place last
week (notices of which appeared in your
paper), and there are some more fixing to
get married about the 4th of July.
it has Ixicn fold , with some snow ; but
the cold lias let up and it is raining mak
ing things look natural again.
Mr. Wm. Orimm, an old settler and a
respected citizen of Damascus, has sold Ids
farm, and in the spring expects to seek a
home w here the mists don't fall so thick
Election is coining on, and the candi
dal es for of nee are innumerable. If you
wanta man for any o;lice, from Congress
man down to constable, please remember
your old Fiijuxu Si.m.
Damascus, Jan. 9, 1873.
At the regular meeting of Damascus
Orange No. 41, whioh met Dec. 29th, the
following of lire rs were elected for the en
suing year: XV. M., Ed. Forbes; W. ().,
D. H. Deardortf; W. E., Daniel Grim; W.
S., XV. H. Hoi ing; W. A. S., J.T.Chitwood ;
W. C., O. Ihardorlt": W. T., O. 11. Koork ;
W. Sccty, Norman Darling; O.K.. D. Vin-z-uit;
Ceres, Mrs. S. E. I'.oritur; Pomona,
Mrs. II. E. Forbes; Flora, .Mrs. Mary
Grim; E. A.S.. Mrs. P. Vinzant.
Norman Pauling, Secretary.
I!aflinjr mu'er IMfTiruKIeb-.
Two men, named Sut.-o and Shuck, about
two weeks a,go, id ten; pled to bring a raft
of lumber down tho Clackamas from the
Githcns mill to E. 15. Fellows' place. They
were new hands at the business, and met
wil!i several mishaps. At tho mouth of
Clear creek they stranded the raft on a
shoal in the middle of the si ream, and
were unable to get it afloat again. Deing
without a boat and the water and weather
being cold, they were not in a very com
fortable situation. They shouted for help
with all fiieir might, but failed to get re
lief until the next day at about 3 o'clock,
having been on the raft about 21 hours,
when a son of Mr. Shuck heard them and
tried to come to their rescue on horseback,
but as soon as ho got in t he current the
horse turned a sumcrsauit iMid left tho
rider floundering in the freezing water.
His fat!. or shouted to him, '"Sonny, swim
siohore," and like a dutiful son he did so,
alter going down the stream near a mile
wilii tl:e current. It wiu; a hard struggle"
nii'l the chances were agaiust the boy's
reaching shore, and its a great wonder
that, he did. The horse came out all right.
At last an old boat was discovered, and
the half frozen men were rescued from
their perilous petition. They wore satis
fied with their experience, and secured
the services of an experienced raftsman,
I'M. Chase, to takw their lumber to its des
tination. The Var.hltl Vi-i.-.M-Pox Casts.
The Mc?dinnviIl-3 lleporler of last week
furnisher tho following information re
specting the small-pox eases in Yamhill:
The nerves of this community are again
in a tremor over tho appearance of this
lo'.uhesomc malady. A great many rumors
are flying, ns usual in such cases, out of
which it is dilVicnlt to cull the actual trul h ;
but we aro credibly informed that the dis
ease has really manifested itself to the fol
low ing extent : A Mr. Fletcher, relative of
our fellow citizens of that name, recently
arrived by one of the California steamers
and stopped with Mr. Almond Fletcher,
near St. Joseph. He was unwell when he
came, and was subsequently taken down
with, and treated for, as wo understand,
tho measles, lie died and was buried some
days ayo. Five of th8 Allison family, liv
ing near Fletcher's, are now down with
the disease, which is pronounced small
pox. 1. V., the oldest son of Mr. J. 11.
Olds, of St. Joe, was taken down at Dayton
a few days ago, and was carried home to
St. Joe, Where he now lies: and we are in
formed that Mr, Hiram Kummcl, of the
samo plae-e, is also sick with the dreaded
disease. We are 'glad to see our people
taking tho proper steps to arrest the pro
gressed the disease, and if they will act
with discretion, and provide themselves
with proper preventives, there is no need
of its spreading any further.
IIiniiLANP, Jan. 15th, 1S78.
Editor Enterprise: Highland Clack
amas county, is a lively little placo. There
has been church hero for 13 days past, de
bating society once every week, and the
greenback club meets once in every two
Our iolice court is also doing business,
as a young gentleman can testily v; ho was
hauled up and fined ten dollars and costs
a few days ago.
The weather for the past week has been
splendid, and a number of our farmers
are sowmroats. The fall wheat is looking
well, and the prospects for the next har
vest are good.
Letter Eist. The following is a list of
tho letters remaining in tho postollice at
Oregon City, Clackamas county, Oregon,
January 17th, 1877:
P.iesen. Minna. Ilcrsey, M. II.
Hradley, Tho. Eamsden. Alexander.
Conple, John, or Miller, Miss Nellie.
Cvntha Ann- Phillips, Mrs. Mary.
Cornett, John. Kider, Fred.
Cant ens, W. A. liingo, John, colored.
Gregory, Henry. Keeford, Kev. Joan.
Harris6n,S.irahAnn. Stormer, Miss.
Hiiliarv, John. Stanard, Ch.
Henderson, M. 2. Smith,, Samuel. .
Harper, John II. Stingiey Moses 2.
Henry, James. Wells, Mary J.
If called for please say when advertised.
J. M. BACON, P. M.
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sending $2 will receive tho paper for 1878,
and will also bo furnished withsix months'
back numbers, including tho mammoth
edition in July last. Seoimen copy 20
cents, which may afterward be deducted
when subscribing for tho entire vear.
Add ress ' I .. S A M U EE,
Publisher The West Shore,
I havo been credibly Informed that rur
city is cursed with a Cnisrsis Opium Dex,
and that our boys, who are permitted to
roam the streets at will, are In the habit of
frequenting it for the purpose of smoking
opium. I would call tho attention of the
City Council to the matter. Can't they do
something to abolish this growing evil f
Parents, look out for your boys, or you
may regret in it thj future. Observer.
Temtkiusce Ali.iai.ck . The State
Temperance Alliance will convene at
Albany on Wednesday, February 20th.
Chas. II. Whitney, secretary of the Alli
ance, gives the following information re
garding delegates, fare, etc.:
" Article 3 of the constitution provides as
follows: "This alliance shall be composed
of delegates duly elected and accredited
from all temperance societies, e-hurches,
Sunday schools, and all organized bodies
known to be in active working sympathy
with the tonijieranee reform, the basis of
representation being one delegate for tho
organization, one for every 20 members,
and one for every fraction over ten."
The Oregon and California and Oregon
Central railroad companies havo consent
ed to carry delegates nt half fare rates uj
011 the following conditions: All delegates
and members of the alliance must forward
their credentials to the secretary at Cor
valiis and obtain his certificate to enable
them to procure round trip tickets at the
Friends of temperance, let us all unite
in endeavoring to make the coming session
of the alliance a grand reunion ot all tho
temperance, workers of our State.
History op the United SrA'rrv-Mr.
Henry Fancher, of Mt. Pleasant, has re
ceived the agency for Hid path's History
of the United States, and is now engaged
in canvassing tho county for this excel
lent book. It is one of the best and most
complete works Vet published, givi'ifj the
whole history ot'tho country from its dis
covery to the present time and the reader
will lind it interesting, original and cor
rect from the firal to to the last page. The
work is replete with charts, maps and
portraits of prominent characters in. the
history of our country. It also contains
interesting accounts of tho recent Indian
war. Centennial Exhibition, the last Presi
dential contest, decision of the Commis
sion and many other interesting ."lid val
uable features not found in anv other
history. Our readers will do well to se
cure a copy as it is only sold by subscrip
tion, and it is a lirst class work.
Sandv. - No accident to record or any
thing of great moment to write about.
Money is not very scarce, nor is it very
The grist mill on Cedar creek is doing a
good business, and our farmers find ready
sale for what wheat they can raise.
A good many new comers havo settled
in this section daring the pat 3-ear, an 1
considerable of the limber land has been
i leaied.and the good work still goes on.
The Ki publicans of Sandy precinct are
determined to do as well in "Juno as in the
last Presidential election, and yon can de
pend on u - if the nominees are all right.
K epi'uIjK'AN .
Shooti.vo Arrn.AY. East Thursday
night a shooting affray took place in the
"P. K. Saloon," at Portland. A dispute
arofe between J rimes Murphy, a faro deal
er, and Thomas F. Tiid.en, which resulted
in the lattt r being shot five times by Mur
phy. Fortunately for Tildcn, none of the
wounds happened to bo dangerous. The
wouid-bu inurdcicr escaped, and is still
Citv Councti- Special meeting of the
City Council was held last Tuesday even
ing.and tho following business transacted :
A warrant was ordered drawn for $192 50
in favor of contractors of the new steps up
the bluff. Petition of Wm. Singer for a
lease for 20 years of that part of liio public
square below the road leading up the bluff
was granted, and tho rental fixed at t?5 jkt
Murderer Escaped. Detective Cher
ry, who arrested Grayson, of Monroe, for
a murder committed in Eanas in l.':';7,got
his prisoner to Portland, and while there
indulged in a rousing drunk and allowed
his prisoner to escape. Grayson is about
2:) years of age. rather tall, good looking,
sear on his head and has lost tho forefinger
of his right hand.
A Pioneer Gone. It is willi regret wo
announce tho death of John Packer, at
East Portland last Saturday, after a short
illness, aged alxmt 05 years. The deceased
was a resident of Milwaukio for many
years, ami was universally loved and re
iqioetod by all who knew him. lie was
buried at Milwaukie last Sunday after
noon by the Good Templars of that place.
Two IhousaDd men employed on tiie
Lachino Canal in Canada, eajs an ex
change, stopped work the other ilay be
cause they were to bo paid ninety cents
instead of one dollar a day. The Bland
silver bill proposes for tho laboring
men and women of the United States a
worse situation than that, ;beeause it
provides on tho one hand for a cheap
currency which will increase the cost of
living, aud on the other hand for the
paving the laborer ninety cent9 for a
dollar's worth of work. It may bo that
the Canada laborers are unable to earn
more thau ninety cents a day, bnt if tho
Bland bill becomes a law, whatever a
man or a woman may earn will be
diminished at one blow at the rate of
ten cents on the dollar. Mr. Bland and
his fellow worshippers of unlimited
silver pretend to bo tho poor man's
K7Thc National Unld Modal was awarded o
Ifradlev & Ktilofson for tho lxft Photographs
in the' United tstatOK, and tho Vienna Meda
for the best In the world.
4 rill Montgomery St reet. San Francisco.
Hall's VegeinmV Sicilian Hair RenciTpr
is a scientific coiubluation of some of the
most powerful restorative agents in the vego
tnble kiiurtlom. It restores pray hair to its
orignal coior. . It makes the scalp w hite an.l
clean. It carf-s dandruff and humors, and
falling-nut of the fiair. It furnishes the nu
tritive principle by which the hair is nourish
ed and supported. It makes t ho hair moifet,
soft and ylossv, and is unsurpassed as a hair
riressing. It i3 the most economical prepara
tion e ver ottered to the pub'.ic, as its c fleets re
main a long time, malting only an occasional
application nwssary. It is recommended
and used bv eminent medical men, and orll
cially endorsed by tho (State Assay of Massa
chusetts. For sale by all doaKrs.
I-cgal tenders 97 buying, PS selilna:.
Flour Kxtra. ?tJ 50; superfine, o 60.
Wheat $2 V) ? cental.
Oats 55c-s57Sc. i bushel.
Barley ii 50 t cental.
Ericon sides lie: hams. 1510; shoulders,
bard In kcjrs, 12c. ; in 10Jb tius. 13c.
L'litliv Fresh roll, ."tic.
Fruits Lricd apples in sacks, -lgc. : Ice-;s,
5; plums, pit-ess, I'JtolrJc; peaeaes, lie;
Chickens- Full frown, S3 0eiS$J SO P dozen.
Hides lry, 17c. ; salted. Cc. ; culls, S oft".
Tallow lie V R.
Feed Hran, $rJ0$22 50 ton; shorts, $30;
Oil cake. $!0 00.
Hay Haled, 10w?12 ton ; loose, $10.
Potatoes Dull at 4l'c. V bushel.
Onions 1 Vid 4 f if.
Mutton fcOteep 50.
Oregon City SZurlceC
Wheat $1 15 $ busnei.
Oats feed, sacked. ItotTM bushel ; mill
ing, sacked, 50c. V bushel.
HaNeyChoice brewing, 90c bushel ; Tied,
Potatoes 40ral5c. Y bushel. Dull anle.
Onions l!4('V-c. V ir.
Flour fH 50f ,.7 in ?i bbl.
lried Fruits Apples, 11 kc. 1 lb. ; plums, 11
Hutter 35(3.37 He. 1 !f.
Chickens Grown, 13 00 dozen : Sprlce.
Krjrs-35c. V dozen.
Bacon Sides, 1 c. Bs 5 hams. 14v
Iird fi'jil Ic ir.
Hay $i5(tl6 ft ton.
Wool 2ri24e. lb.
Hides Dry, 14a15c ft : Rreen, 45c,
Hlli feed ISrnu.iltiCiJU i ton; shorts, $27
Fresh meat neer,drese1.3Xo H lb; on foot
lc; dressed hos, He ; mutton sheep, 1 75tfS2.
Apples SpitEenbur, Baldwin. Northern
8Py. He. from wajron. ajc bushel; In
boxes ready tor r hipping. 4.V3..5IV: ; long keep
ers, from wagon. Nlc, packed 55(.G0c.
Main St., Oregon City.
SASUFACTURER J 3D IMrOKTER SF
Mure, ete, etc.
fKTHICH HE OFFKHS AS CHEAP AS
w V can be had in the Stnte nt.
WHOLESALE 03 RETAiL.
jT1 warrant my goods as represented.
JOHN SCH HAM,
Saddle and Harness Maker.
Orepon City, Oregon, JS'ov. 1, 1875-tf.
The following named gentlemen will receive
subscriptions and advertisements lor the
J. It. Goldsmith
W. E. Dement
Ir. J. Cnsto
Capt. Z. C. Norton
J. E, McConnell
O. W. Prosser
J. T. Chit wood
H. W. liko
To all who are suffering from the errors and
Indiscretion of youth, nervous weakness,
early decay, loss of manhood, Ac., 'will send
a reei th:it, will cure yoti, i EK OF
CHAHliK. Thisjireat remedy was mseovcred
by a m i.rKjoiiary in South America. Send a
self-addressed cnvcloM" totho Kiev. T.J OS KM!
J.N.MAN-, Stuti'j.t n. jlihl" Joiirit; JVcw lurk.
FALL Min WTEH QKUim
In latest Styles of
DRV (iOOBS, CI.OTE1IXC,
HOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CArP,
CKOC CRIES, IJAItOWAUK,
Just Uecclvcd and for Halo
Lew for Gash I
Produce ISouyFit And Sold.
Or.'pm City, Nov. 8, 1H77-It.
DR. W. R. JQTvES,
roui.D ixrouM the puui.ic that
V V lie has located nt Orejron City, and fa
prej-ared to do aii work pt-rlaininjr to dentis
try in the best, manner. Full sets of tetlh
$:(., other work In proportion and warranted.
lt"OfllC! directly opposite Cliarman's store.
Oroon City, Oct. 5. lS77-3m.
"WE HAVE THE FOLliOWlNli KEAE
vl Est e.to for sa le.
No. 2. ICO Acres, pood house, and barn full
of hay; S acres in cultivation, orchard,
irood water: 15 miles from Oregon City.
Criee SMKi, half down.
No. i. 'i2J acres, 'Z miles from Graham's ferry
n tl.e Wil!amc4tc river, Wlacres in cultivu
tion, 12 acres in an orchard if choice varie
ties of fruit, Sli acres in wheat, 150 acres
under fence, jrood lionse, barn and run
Tiiiifr writer, 12 miles from Oregon City.
Price f4,'ij), ))art. down balance on time
No. 5. JJ:40 acres; 75 improved, a lurgc, new,
well finislied frame dwelling, plum and
apple orchards, living water, IS aeies of
fall wheal, ii miles from Oregon City, on
Molalla road, church and school house
adjoining ; can be had for tl,2o0, one-third
down, balance on time.
No. 6. 204 acres 10 mi leu east o Oregon City,
IH miles from ViolR grist and saw mill
und ostoftic; 35 seres in cultivation, lfi(
ftcrcs under fence, good frame house 13x34
"I' lfix'l. 3 acres tn fruit trees. Price $l.i00,
No. 7. 40 acres st Milwaukie; part bcaTer
dam. Price. $1,000.
No. 8. 356 acres ten nvllcsenstof Ongon Ctty,
T miles from Marshflelsl station ;75 acres In
cultivation, 3'W acres of level bottom land,
gtxxi Imji fiouso and frame barn, good run
ning water for stock, good fctock ranch, 700
bearing fruit trws. Price 4,200. Will sell
Block and crops to purchaser Jf he desires.
No. 8. 10 acres 6 miles east of Oregon City ;
60 acres in cultivation, 5 acres J n orchard,
good house and barn, remaining land
easily cleared. Price S2.500, half down.
No. 10. 150 acres, more or less, 11 miles
from Oregon City, 13H miles to I'ortland.
20 acres in cultivation. 100 more, easily
e'eared, all under fence, good house, good
land and plenty of water, schoo'housc and
church 1 mile away, a month hool in
year. Terms easy, ? 1,250.
No. 11. 100 or It) acres oir of the norl h of t he
Fram's claim, 4 miles from Oregon City,
open brush land, all easily cleared, living
water, good mill lower, at $10 per acre;
t erms easy. ,
No. 12. Jacob Johnson's homestead, near
Oregon Cil y : 12U acres.
No. 1.1. The former residence of W. XV. Buck
and six lots; $2,500. .
No. 14. Wiley May's block, nil In cultivation,
with house and barn ; Jtfio.
No. 15. J. P. Allison's farm, 220 acres, 75 iu
cultivation. 3 in orchard, good farm house,
barn and out buildings; $ID00, half down.
No. 16. liW acres, flat meadow land, 9 miles
from Oregon City. 80 acres In cultivation,
good house and barn, orchard, running
water, price $5ou.
No. 17. 171 acres, S miles S of Oregon City, 40
acres in cultivation, 4 acres orchard, 10
tons old hay, log house, 2 barns, good wa
ter, team, wagon and harness, cow and
caif, all farming Implements, household
furniture; price iltrH, 1300 down.
No. IS. 200 aer.'s, all under fence, 12 miles
miles from Oregon City, 40 in cultivation,
3 in orchard, good house and barn ; price
No. if. Orin Cutting farm, 300 acres, 120 In
cultivation. 50 more ready to plow, good
liose and barn, 10 acres Hi orchard ; price
" r?i;)io. Also iho neres, 25 in cu it i vat ion, no
hous-" or barn ,5a acres easily cleared ; f iiH).
Other desirable bargains In Clackamas, the
bo.t county in the (State.
Any one having money to lend can have our
services, free of charge, in managing the
same and selecting securities.
Persons wanting lo !orrow money can get
favorable terms by calling 011 us.
JOHNSON & MtCOirX, nn.l
JOHNSON, JhCOV. X cSiMACRCM.
Ofiiees in Oregon City and XJortla:id.
Nov. 12. ii75if
I V 1 r r, 1 ream '
AS THE BEST FAMILY. SEWHia liACHINBL
Its compstitor receiving crJj &a awzrj for some speck! faituxs cf their mnicMfrMj
Ths Woria-TeEQuBa Wilson Status Mil lacMis
Btl Ualcatt4 Cplt? tz Wait cr ruui!? Sewing and KADufMturla
ITS rJLTEST AUTOHiTIG 44 CUT OFF" on tie fcand wheel prcrenti tb ba
cMuc froiu rHHaiii'j backTrsriU&3d oviilii ilia licccssil j of ttilaj tie "work
from tie machine io wind UirtA ca Vie bolbins, MLIch must be done with cH
Otlier Sewing? HacJi'nw, io tho rcr.t tLasojco cf tiie operator, cspechvllj' Im.
tuctlngr, LetiuaLn 2nd rufSlnpr. It dorti occ-ibiril tiara work in a glrwi leatll
'of time thou cuj other Scwlnj: aiacllae.
WITH EVERY X0TI0S cf the FOOT Uzc ZI1C12IXE MIKES SEX STITCHE3.
ta Wito ificihsj vD! n r.u h csj day a fssr ctlier Hietoet
It requires no special instruction to uac it; an IHustruted Direction Book Is
furnished with each jur.ch'nc.
: IT CAT5H0T CET OUT Cr C-.2LB, Tc;E AHS ABSOLUTELT PERFECT.
; A properly executed Certificate i- fariiislicil lvilb tuch machine, naranteeiBg
i to keep it ia repair, free cf tliarc, for ve years. Machines sold on easy
terms cf paymeut, aud delivered, fi'ce ef cliare, it any Uailroad Depot in tiie
' United States witcre Vte Lavo co Ac-nti
Send for Illastratod Citric -u. &-T Aciita "Wanted.
For full particulars addra
Ei:7i:xa machine co.
627 Broadway. KEW T02S; HEXT CSLEANi?, LA.i t'illCACO. ILL-; or SAN rRANCISCO, Gil.
JCKW SGMRAP1, Agent, Oregon City.
8. "il WALLING & SON, PROPRIETORS,
T. A. HACOX
C. T. lioH'AEl)
MACK IJAMfiBV, JIl
AI3 orders !of with tho
SEND FOR A CATALOGUE
Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Evergreens, (Srapc Vines, Small
' nits. Slsrulw and lioses cnltiv.cd and forsale'athis Nursery.
CJ. W. WALLING & SON.
siisiOisr. spRiisrcs-Eit cSc co.,
Marmfactiirors and I Valors !n
Iinportrrs r. rid JoblK-rs of
German, French nnci English Winitovy Class,
SASH WEIGHTS. TilRDS AND I'MLEVS,
41 l'KOST KTUIi'.Ui-, - - POftTLAXn, XiN.
d clSTMy. KTCril.'rs fnun ihc C'ouniry irm j't'y filVtl KX1
FELLOWS a HARDING
LIIV COLTST J3 A KE II V
FIRST CLASS GR0CEU1ES k PROVISIONS,
1HODUCK TAKEN KHOM FAItMEIlH IM
SELECT TEAS, C3FFEE AND SPJCES.
A "plcnrtlj assort fnent of
Fresh Crackers and Cheese.
And ft full variety of poods usually kept ia a
first -class Grocery Sloro.
Wo Invito the citizens of On'n City, Cano
mah and vicinity to Kive us a call, and if Kd.
don't pivo you as many and as roinl a rjuaaty
of pootls ftr your money as you can obtain
elsewhew, he will leave town.
t?Ws deliver Goods to all parts of the City
and Canemah fre of cliarpe.
Urepon City, March 1. Iri77-tf.
CHRIS. Z A U ri E H ,
Opposite the Iliiilroa d Depot,
KEErSTHEBESTBEER ANUCIO RH
in the City. Give him a call. JyHf.
abovo namoc! persons wMI bo
AND THICK LIST t
f C ?rt Itnfritlnn CnM Watrlj lr Iho MnrVet fnrTrmdlnK
..-. T :.e li a coniiHiiUon ff olh"r ntrtAls, rkweiy
heiuoiin"; ct"l liial ine juire
l:inl it ch;', .'ulc iu dvK-rt thadim-f
eiwe, exro-,.t ly a ci.etnir.l w.t,
mid it in i ttc hst snlwiirut forpuJd
known. AV. MUCIN MIIVIVKST.
EXI'ASSIMN IJAI.AME. KkAV-
tiki'i.i.v eni;i:avei on eh.
IM COLO VATCH THAT
COSTS from 8 ISO to
C 1-CC- 1 1 mill ii mili.
HP. iv. I'T imm loototino. niui Sfrnn
i tntil.o r.ii'tit'V c n. i ry I hi. Owinir to
rPr'tire tho priroof t'.ipm to $12 etCh
vrlth r.n elegant Chr.ln attach
ec4 1 :lv uru u- J Una noa.ti'. tsu:ini
er s. Ri.-i in Siaimfuctorios, ni otber
ai.ii ptv-i I'ncral t nt ;pf:irlUn. wnl
them y iiail or FxrrtH;. on roffiT'tof
! to iitiy part tfT the Coiiutrr. or it H1 be
' b't t '.. . when tho ruVtomor dePin-
tuitl romif $3 on acAonnt. These EiirH!it
it A INS wvih nhMit I 'iftv reunyweisht.
aril thnnnie nttrn In pure frM you 11
rift (n. K fu!l the rhM'nfint JseaclL.
Bnt wo noil the "Watch umi irhntn f tr $1 sent bv Mail In a R?ia
toreJ Tnckncc, rt-nitl. tjftnv Pwt Otlu-e 'n the I n Hil Statu.
We Bell the Watch without the Curiam for SIO.
tj CO., Cliutoa Place, t Xfo. 11 nigiatii Street, IT.T
GHAKGE OF OASE!
HE MOVES T3
000 FELLOWS' BU1L01HG!
T. A. BACO,
(Srciw to BAIILOXV & Fl'LLKR),
GROCERIES AED PRQYiSIOKS,
SELECT ED TEAS
BUTTER AND CHEESE,
j-OEEICN AXD DOMESTIC FRITTS,
And a full variety of Goods usually kejit In a
lirst-class Gneery ,Stre.
Conn: one, com? all, and examine our stock.
1 ran sell js cheap and furnish as pood an
article as any house in town.
T. A. HA C OX.
Oregon City, Ausust 25, 1S76 i t.
.SJfI.NI.KS. rimAll POSTS, GROCEK
1ES, CLOTill.Vfi, HOOTS, SIIUES,
And every ?i in tJujinlly kept In a conn
try Kl ore.
Vo Inyife tho public to call and examine
our stock before eoiiift to Oregon c:jty or Port
land, as we are selling as cheap as any houso
in the State. Come and tret our prices.
Those indebted to the firm will please call
and settle immediately, and safe costs.
iioS-t,f KNIGHT BROS.
lfOUT.D INFOTIM THE PUr.MC 7 AT
TT ho has pijrciiased Pishy A Cuttitip naw
mill, eii'lit in iles east of Oregon City, at 4 that
h is prepared to lurnish
Fll? AiD CEDAR LUftSER,
Of cvrry ilseript ion at low rates.
CF.n.R-Cci!iiis, HuRtic, Water Pipe, Fc-nco
I'ost , el.".
Kir John Mycr, aent in (ireon Citv, will
keep a supply of Lumber, of all kinds, always
oa ha:;d. OW. 25, TT-tf
- i i -