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OREGON CITY ENTERPRISE
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worth the price. Compare
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COUT V NINTH VIAd-Nt I?.
OKKdON f'lTY BNTKHI'KIHB, KKlNAY, HKITKMIlKI. 10. HM"
OREGON GUY IS
NEW VOHK TUT QOEB TO CON
VALLIt BECAUSE LOCAL TIAM
FAILS TOCONNICT HOSE
IURI IB WILD HOSE
CART HITS HIM ON HIS LEG
Firemen. City Official and In. Had
Quea la Gather al dinquet in the
laatiic Melel Water
Fight Papular lent
I'rohabl) no loan In the etale of,
Oregon la better eupplled Hit foremen
loda I nan Oregon City The depart
inenta of three tun lie Corvallla. HI.
luliue and Oregon City -are aalAareel.
here In compete In the New York leal.
Ihe elmaeae race, the patching leaky
hnee ronleal. the water fight and nth
r eport. rloae In the heart of every
In auniber of point in u red yeater
day, Ml. Johne le leading wllh Corvallle
... . i .1 and Oregon 0U third. The
Multnotuali count) loan haa aecured
two flrat and two thlrda making a total
of It. Corvallla ha U olnti and
Oregon City II The tournament will
br completed today.
Tournament Opened by Parade.
The tournament we oiened at St.
o'clock Monday morning wllh a parade
Ten band, the Oregon City Mooae and
the Corvallle Flremrn'e nrgatiltatlon. ,
ware In tba line of march The Fall-I
tartan, and the .telling firemen wllh
their .pp.r..t... and aever.l automo
bile, corm.la.ed .he parade One of
Ibc mo.t lnl.re...i,g feature, of ,h,
day wa. the eiblhltlun drill by Cor
vallla fir., right ara. The Maeonlr build
Ing. the largeat bnaiaeia block It town.
waa ttaad. Nimble fireman acaled the ;
a.rurtura. .torr by itory. with the
tnataat of eaaa. Olhera alld down I
rupee and au exhibition of Jumping
Into a Ufa net waa given.
The New York leal, one or the moat
complicated race, of Ihe tournament,
wa. the teature or (he day and taken
by Corvallla In one mliuilea. M aec
mill.. Oregon City made the ft ent In
I minute IT aerond but waa dlequ.ll
fled Thirteen men ronttl.ute a (earn
In .hi. event with I&0 fee. of hoae on
n cart The team run. 100 feet to hy
drant, lay nut even length, gel wa
ler from hydrant through nolc. .hut
down, exchange fir, anil vevunth lec
tion and get water through BSBaat
.it-. mi Thl lime la taken rrom the
start oT the cart until water I. secured
the .econil time.
The Corvallle team t.ick the SVSBl
last year at Ht. John anil will have
pusKe.slon of (he N'RllJoselyn trophy
another year. The team wlnnlnii thl.
cup three years lakes Its permanently.
Boy la Hurt.
There was only one accident to mar
the day' success Harold Cooke, (he
12 year old son of Mr and Mr. Ceorge
Cooke. n( Camplne. a stnllon on .In
Wlllamotte Vallny Southern, waa
struck by a whoel or the Oregon City
curt while watching n rare lit Seventh
mill Main ..roeta. No hone were
broken hut the liof. rlnht leg Pal BP
verely cut and the Tleih partinlly torn
from (he bone
Tho msiills or Monday's races and
the time of the winners followa:
Straightaway wet tet -First, It
Johna, 36. 5 aerond; lecond, Corvallla,
nnil third. Oregon City.
Siamese ruco -Klmt, Oregon City,
HI second; second. SI. Johns; third
New York let--nrl, Corvallla, I
minute, w-conds; Oregon City and
St. Johns disqualified.
I'ntclilng leaky hose Klisl, Oregon
City, 7 . T. seconds; second, St. Johns;
Udder race -Mrs., SI. Johns. 20
kccoiuIr; socond, Corvallla; third, Ore
I'Yom a stunilpolnt of popularity, the
water fight, rough, with mixed loams,
woh by Tar the moat popular, although
several or Ihe mils, anient admirers of
the combat were thoroughly drenched
It wiih 20 nilnutea before Ihe winner
could he determined.
The firemen, members or the Oregon
city council and others gathered at a
banquet In tho Klnetrlr hotel Inst
BOYS CHARGED WITH
THEFT ARE RELEASED
Chrla Trust, aged Is. I'M. llnaang,
aged 14, Albert Coinpeau, nged 13, and
William Trim, aged lfl yoara, were ar
rested Wedneaday by Constable Frost
and were given a hearing before Jus
tice of the Peace Slevers on the charge
or larceny of n boat, on a complaint
sworn to before Walter Jurgen of
Aurora. The hoys sny they found the
boat sunk In the river and they dug It
out and advertised their find and three
clnlmants appeared, among them being
Jurgena, hut the hoys declined to give
him the boat and said It was not his.
Christ Troat was released on hi own
recognizance to appear before the
grand Jury, and the other hoya were
also released without hall to have a
hearing later In the Juvenile court.
Hi nali Oeorga Chamberlain III be
II,. ....... f of lb ilar al Ik Mnl.Ha
' grant (jkmlr, Beyu taper II. aaa)
! talk al I W p m Charlee Bpcm e,
lali iiui' ncalrr. ill telltai lh
: upejlag eddreee In taw ntoraina
tiran wnia for th plrah are i
H nmpleted The Molalla head will
furaUh Ikr imi.ii and a beakct dinner
III In m itu al n'. i.
Ualhoad. Iradlna to Mnl.ll. hare of
I. ml (nl,l flr. anil l.i..n 11.
and Ihr.f I'limiird persona ara ax
' pH I '
RELAY WON BY OREOON CITY BY
NARROW MARGIN; 2 DEPART
MENTS WELL MATCHEO.
REARDON ON BENTON COUNTY TEAM
RUNS 100 YARDS IN 10 SECONDS
piemen Reapend ta Falaa Alarm and
Olva E.hlbltlan of Ladder Wark an
Building St. Johna Team
Stay Home Tueada.
. L.. ' J
'" and cloaenee. of
"rat ru n .hough H. John, egued ...
b" ,0 "n onlv
tu aa the honor of tba meat a.
Judged b the number of polnta aa-
-red. Cor.alll came out ahead wllh
poliile Oregon City had J6 and 8L
rrar.lrally every race ran Tueaday
waa rloae. The flrat ronteet of lha
day. a race again. I time, waa a tie until
the two team, ran hub and hub and
even ii . n .he Henfon county team waa
able to aecure a lead of only a few reel.
The relay race wa raptured by tba
local fin-Hi. n largely through a spurt
oT Kent Wilson, who ran the last lap.
Wilson started hla daab a Tew reel be
hind Ihe Corvallla man hut caught up
and paa.od him lierore the end or the
race. The rvlay waa one or the most
exciting conleala oT Ihe day.
The official time of the 100-yard
dash, won by Heardoti of Corvallla. waa
10 seconds Hat. Hob Crecn took sec
ond place and finished the race only
a few fet liehlnd Keardon, although
he had trained but Httle. A Corvallla
mini look Ihlrd place and an Oregon
OH) man fourth The winning relay
(earn was nun posed of Hob Oreen,
Kobollnk, Clyde Oreen and Wilson
At 2:10 o'clock In the afterniHiu, the
fire alarm was sounded At 2:12 .hi1
combined Oregon City and Corvnllls
fire departments reached the Klectrlc
hotel and about one minute later lad
iters were erected to the top of the
The fire alarm was nn unannounced
feature or the day's program and hun
dreds followed the firemen down Main
streel to the hotel building. The c
hlbltlon of ladder work and tho Jump
Into a life net of 7B feel held Ihe crowd
long after it was discovered that the
alarm was framed-up.
St. Johns team was unable to appear
in Tuesday's tournament although the
firemen from Ihe Multnomah county
town lead In Monday's result.
The tournament will probably go to
Corvallla next year, although this ha
not been definitely decided. The Cor
valll team left for home Tuesday
The reanlla Tuesday follow:
Hace against time Corvallla. 12 sec
onds. Hose coupling contest- -Corvnllls, 19
Helay race- Oregon City.
Ladder race Corvnllls, 11 aecond.
Hose and ladder race Corvallla, 11.3
Hoakey box teat Corvalll. 9 sec
onds. 100-yard ilimh Won by Rcnrdon of
Corvallla In 10 aeconds flat.
MAN CAUGHT WITH
LIQUOR FINED $25
The city treasury was enriched lo
the extent of $25 Tuesday morning
when John Doe (real name unknown)
pleaded guilty to violating the city
liquor ordinance and was tlned by He
corder Loder. The culprit was arrest
ed late Monday night by Officers
Woodward and Cooke with a suitcase
contnlnlng 12 bottle of beer and n bot
tle of Port wine In his possession He
enme up from Portland on an Inter
John Dickson, who wa arreated
Monday night on a charge of selling
whiskey to F. A. Mars, was given until
September 10 to plead. He deposited
$225 cash ball for his apperance.
Maara, who will he a witness for the
city, was released on his own recognizance.
A. KNIGHT CALLS
PAVEMENT AT $1
A YARD TOO HIGH
M TAX PA V E Pit WHO PLEAD TRIAL
OF HARD SURFACE ARE
CONTRACTOR OffERS TOT
OYER BOOKS TO SHOW COSTS
M.p.eeenteti.e of W. H
Willing U Lay Road for 10 Par
Cant Profit and Let Court E
amine Company'e Book.
The appeal of about M laipayer
who aaked thai (he county pate the
road from Oregon City to Oladitonr. a
dUlanre of ellgbtlr out a mile, wa
turned duwn Ktbla) by the louuly
court. The court did not deliver a
pnelllre amwer but Ihe defeat of the
plan, which ha been agitated fur Ihe
Let two week. I considered certain
Tin- Worewick rompany. which I.
pailng Main .tract, had made a pro
poaal to hard eurfaoe thl. road a width
of It feet, an Improvement of about
11.000 aquare yard., wllh a four Inch
pavement (or fl a yard, or, aa an al
ternative propoetkin, to make a all
Inch Improvement for $120 a yard.
Ke.ldrnta of thl. community, who have
been trying for years to convince Ihe
county court that a few mllea of actual
kanl eurfare ahould Ik- laid each year
aa a demonatratlon of the waate of lay.) ton before Juatlce of the Peace Slevera
Ing gravel and macadam on trunk high- Mj WH releaeed under $100 ball,
waya backed the ofTer aln.oat wildly. rhf nform,tlon y,,, ,,. cotHrtHoT
but without avail. , WfM work,n thelr ,mp0ye. ,he
Kaniet appeala to the court were: mtinK pit to hour a dav waa corn
made by T. W. Sullivan. preldenl of , munlrated to the alate tabor commie
the Oregon City Commercial club; II
K. Croaa and II. K. William, of (Had
atone, J. T. Apcroii and K. U Pope,
of Parkptare. and Prank Huach. E. H.
thrown and C Srhuabtl. or Oregon
City. Mr. Brhuebel appearing tn back
up the endorsement by reallutlon of
(he Oregon City council, the propnaal to
hard aurface the highway.
lodge Anderaon explained that the
county had no funda available to make
the improvement, and that he fell the ., not ,., lhe caM, which ,ne b,nd showed fight, uaing an irrl
county had no right to go into debt.! mwt go through the regular channel or 1 g-Uo- mtch M a tm,ch. while 10 ea
aa no provision had been made In last ; ,hp ,r-.ni )aTy t(.fore being finally dla- down the canal Five of the six
yeara budget and there waa no eur-l ioaed of. The arrest wa made after; flnaIy escapefl. leaving their dead
poo. mr mil) ne iiiiiru..-i.irm m mv
road fund Commlaloner Knight de- Worswlrk company here was com
clared that Ihe proposal of the Worn-1 peted.
wlrk company waa not aa cheap a con i m
tended, WhtrtUDOB Joseph Penso, act
ing for the rompany, offered to do the
work at coat plu 10 per reut, and per
mlt the county court to examine the ,
booka of Ihe concern.
The action of the county court i a
great dliappointment to many advo
cales or permanent road construction,
who feel thai !he opporlunily wa ripe
lor ihe Improvement, and thnt ihe price
is much less than I usually paid for
this type of hard surface.
NOW BEING LAID
Thomas Fox, who has boon a resi
dent of Oswego lor the last 25 year
was In Oregon City Thursday. Mr.
Fox said thnt work alorteil Thursday
morning on the hard surtare paving
of the main street or the town. Tliero
will he (i00 linear feet of pavement laid.
Near Oswego, on Elk Rock, toward
l'alentlne Hill, Elliott Corhett and
Harry Corhett are construotlng country
homes. The former haa 14 acres and
the latler about It! acres. About $75,
000 will be expended upon the property.
ELECTION SEPT. 15
CONO ATTEMPT wiil BE MADE
TO NINO TwCETHEP. GLAD
TONE AND I'A HK PL ACE .
Hepiember II the date act Frl ,
day by tba dietrfctj boundary board for
a K'i'imd union hlgl In.., I i lc t Inn fur
the Oladelon and l'rMa i dletricta. '
A i. iil ion from Ola. I 'on. aa preeenl
. i in ill ixrd fiurnday and another'
fri.m Parkpla.e Fn , , morning.
II. K t'roaa' offer m donate three
irm tn CiladatOMperk mill holda good
but If Iba leeua tartn-- u la not plan-'
ned) to baild a telBol until nail spring
,nd "nimer. TW hil during the
nr. year woioo oe neiu m the pre.
VV v. WELL MAN IS CHARGED WITH
Aa a part of the campaign or O
Hoff. alate tabor rommlelaoner.
force paving companlea operating In.
the atate to reapect the municipal band told the other that Dodda waa a
eight hour law, W. V. Wellman, auper- German he waa not harmed, but hla
Intendent of the Worswlrk company, hat and shoes were taken. The pump
now paying Mala atreet. wa arreated Ing atatlon and an automobile were
Saturday and hound over to the grand burned by the bandits.
Jury. He waived preliminary e.ninlna
loner office by a discharged em-1 The fight between the Mexicans and
ploye. The company diaclalma aay In- j the American detachment resulted in
tentlon of Ignoring the eight-hour law ,ne AfmxSl of 0Be Mexican and the-ea-and
declaree that It as nectaaary to cape 0f 15 other, who compoeed the
run Ihe plant It hPurs a day to keep
the men on the ttxeet buay eight.
City Attorney flcnebei appeared for
wellman a ihe wotBVtM company I automobile truck bearing the Ameri
working under a contract with the city, j can, were traveling along the old Alice
and Metric! Adnnicy Hodge appeared ti1.,.,1u,i, mi.,1 uh,.n ihe Mnilnni
for u,e gUt0. u probable that Well-
iore than hilt or tne wont of tic
MILITIA DRILLS AT
Oregon National Uuard field day at, here last night, today burned a pump
Clackamas was well attended. Two ! ing station and made prisoners oT three
special trains and many automobjlea '
conveyed several hundred member oil
the National Guard and their families
to lhe grounds. Moat of the morning
hours were devoted to the field prob
lem of atlack and defense. The enemy
was supposed to he in the hills and a
provisional battalion under Major I.. A.
How man, assisted by Captain Wlllard
F. PfMlfBtlty, aptutn Frank W.
Wright. Captain Oanlel E. Bowman,
Captain I.eo J. A Pironi and Ueuteu-j Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tobun, formerly of
ant C.eorge B. Otterstedt of the field LUU city, were seriously injured Sun
artillery, made up ihe attacking party, (day afternoon when an automobile in
There wen 1I1 la. bments and squads! which they were riding near Camas,
present from Oregon City and Salem Wash., tipped over. Relatives living
The Oregon naval mllltla, under En-lln this city were called to their bed
sign L, S. Spooner, was well represent-1 aide Monday, but their condition isjiot
ed and the naval uniforms made the consider critical.
"Jackie" conspicuous. The big stat
rifle eoot 'begins Thursday and there
will be practice shooting on the
grounds r.q teams from all over the
state today and tomorrow preparing
for the official tests.
A GENTLE HINT.
-jf 2 ARE
IN BED OE LAKE
UNITED STATE INFANTRY ROUTS
PARTY OF It MEXICAN
ONE IS SLAIN AND OTHERS FLEE,
LETTING THEIR PRISONERS GO
Aniceta Plian., Who H Been Active
In Inciting Countryman to Rlaa
Aga'ntt Americana I Said
to B Laadar.
i UOWNSVII.I.E, Tex., Bept. I. Tba
bullet-riddled bodice of two Americana,
who were early today kidnapped by
Mexican handlta about 12 mllea north
of here, were lound today In the bed or
a dried lake.
They were Earl Donaldaon. a farmer
who came here rrom Fayette. Mo., two
week ago. and an engineer named
Smith, engaged In concrete construc
tion work on aa irrigation caaal. The
bodlea were brought to lirownevllle to
night. lkin.ld.on. Bmitb and Stanley
V. I Dodda. a contractor building an lrrtga
to Hon pumping station, were raptured
by the Mexican
Because one ot the
I .ai i r In the day the Mexicana be
came engaged in a running fight with
a detachment of half a company of Uni
ted States infantry, and In the excite
ment Ood eacaped. He telephoned
from a dtatant ranch bouae tonight
that he was safe.
band No American wa. hurt.
Lieutenant Faulkner, who command
ed the detachment, reported that the
were seen. Called upon to halt, aix of
Following a flight this .afternoon.
Aviation Lieutenant oseph C. Morrow,
pilot, with Lieutenant R 0. Jones as
observer, reported that Cnlted States
cavalry and infantry were well dis
posed throughout the section In which
there are believed to be from So to 60
Mexican bandits. Further fighting is
The band, to which was ascribed the
: burning of a railroad trestle north of
MR. AND MRS. TOBAN
HURT NEAR CAMAS
Mr. and Mrs. Ioban were in a pic
nic party and 011 their way home when
the accident occured. The accident
was caused by the automobile skid
ding. Two of Mr. Toban's ribs and
one of hi wife's were broken.
Captain J T Apperaon. of Park
place: Charles Molman. of Meadow
brook, and Chariea I'opa, of 'Oregon
Oily, wart named ftarkamaa muni)
rapreeenlatlve'e at Iba Oregon A ( all
fornla land grant conference at Halera
September l( by the count) court Sat
urday The county la entitled to aend
five delegate. The fourth repreeenla
llra will ba named by the f'otnntercia
club and either County Judge Ander
on or fopimlalon Knight will be the
1 91 5 CROPS WILL
DEPARTMENT OF AORICULTURE
FORECAST OF PRAC-
TICALLY ALL YIELOS.
OATS STILL HAS CHANCE Of
rVrCCniklP DDriIAHO nMsWC
LAvLlvIItU rlliiWO MmEd
Condition of Potatoe Showi Decided
Slump in Auguat Applaa and
Peachaa Far Above Average
WASHINGTON. Sept. . Uumper
cropa thi year, with a half dozen new
production record, now aeem aaaured.
llaaing prediction on a canvass
made September 1 by it. thousand of
agents throughout the I'nited Statea,
the department of agriculture today ls
ued forecasts showing the prospects
of practically all the principal farm
products except potatoes and rice lm-
proven ounng august-
The wheat crop la placed at b1.000. -
000 bushels. 90.000.000 more than last
year" record crop. Wet weather ha
damaged winter wheat and delayed
threshing. In Kansas not more than
half the crop haa been threshed. Addi
tional Inquiries by crop reporters this
month, however, resulted In the crop
reporting boards making no change in
its August prediction of 659.000,000
bushel of winter wheat.
Conditions for the spring wheaLcropi
have been Ideal lately, and threshing
discloses yield above the average and
o fexcellent quality.
As a result of the favorable condi
tions the spring wheat production fere
cast was increased 15.000,000 bushels
to a total of 322.000,000 bushels. When
the final canvass is made the entire
wheta production probably will reach
one billion bushels
Corn production prospects incresed
67,000,000 bushels during August, the
forecast now being 2,985,000.000 bush
els. Although that exceeds last year's
crop by more than 110.000,000 bushels.
It falls 139.000.000 bushels short of the
record crop of 1912.
Oats may reach a record, the Sep
tember forecast being 1,408,000.000
bushel, which is 167,000,000 more than
was harvested last year, but 10.000,000
bushels below the record crop of 1912
Indications point to record crops of
barley, rye. sweet potatoes, tobacco,
rice and hay. The apple and peach
crops also are far above the averagw
LIQUOR RAID MADE
AND ONE ARRESTED
F. A. MAARS SIGNS STATEMENT
HE SECURED THREE BOTTLES
OF WHISKEY IN WEEK.
, . , , . . I
John Dickens was arrested Monday
night on a charge of Illegal y handling
liquor and his rooms in the second
story of a building on Fouith and Main
streets were searched by Chief Shaw
and City Attorney Schuebel. Eight
full quart bottles of whiskey were
MAKE HALF DOZEN
Earlier in the evening Patrolman He showed that the affidavit did not
Woodward saw F. A. Maars come from compel every person who secured liqu
the place with a bottle and took Maars or to swear that he was to use for
to the city jail. Maars confessed that, sacramental purposes only and that a
he had been securing whiskey from construction was the result of lack of
Dickens and signed a statement that study of the measure. He explained
he bough a quart from him Monday for, how blind pigging was made almost
cents. City Attorney Schuebel said
that Maars had secured three bottles
of whiskey this month and a charge
wlll be made for each. Dickens waa j
released under $225 cash bail.
Patrolman Cooke and Wodward andi
Chief Shew have been keeping a watch
on the place for several weeks. De
tective Bradley, who was here last
spring, said before leaving town that
If be could stay in Oregon City a few
days longer, he could secure a conclu
sive evidence against a man in the
building on Fourth and Main street.
Corvallla grants franchise for exten
sion or West side electric interurban.
DRY LAW IS BEST
DR. J. E. ANDERSON
MORE DRASTIC MEASURE WOULD
BE KNOCKED OUT IN COURT.
BAYS THE OALLES MAN.
LEGISLATOR WHO INTRODUCED
BILL REPLIES TO CHARGES
Won, of Preparing Statute Oeecribed
by Repreeentetlve All Orgenued
Prohibition Bcdlee Support
Law, Ha Declaree.
That the Anderaon dry taw la aa
J draatir a measure that could aland the
i teat of the roorta and ta considered by
j the atate e leading advocate, of pro
I W 1 1.1. 1 A i . - - - - M mm- - " '
in inr country, waa me eiatemeni Of
Dr. J. R. Anderaon. the man who In
troduced the prohibition bill, in the
j pulpit of the Flrat Methodlat church
Sunday night. Dr. Anderaon replied
to statement recently made by Oeorge
( ,,rown". ho denounce, the hill aa
an Insult to the people of the elate, al
I though the tpeaker Sunday night did
not mention Mr. nrowaeU' name.
Court Decisions Quoted.
Doth .tale supreme court, and the
i t. it.-1 8tate. (upretne courts had held
against prohibition taws which abso
lutely prohibited the ahipment of liquor
'rom a wet to a dry state, be said. He
mentioned the Oklahoma law which
was declared unconstitutional In the
federal supreme court In a toQetiPtl
thai one quart of wblakey. the limit
under the atatute, waa an unreasonable
restriction. The Oklahoma taw now
provides that nn more than one half
gallon of liquor ran be shipped into
tba itate at one lime.
The case of the state ot Kentucky rs.
the Adam Express' company, which
was carried to the highest court in the
uUoili was also dlsrusaed by Dr. An-
I feraon. The expreaa company won
' after being arreated on a charge of
carrying liquor Into a territory dry
. under the local option statute. The
liquor was shipped from a neighboring
tate and the aupreme court ruled that
a state may not regulate traffic strict
ly interstate. In the Kentucky law. Dr.
ruler -ic said. a., attempt waa mad.' '
j make the place of delivery the place
of sale, but this too. failed.
Weta Seek Invalid Measure
A far as ne personally was con
cerned. Dr. Anderson declared that he
would like to have a law which would
absolutely prohibit the sale, manufac
ture and use of liquor. "I would like
to see the day when every drop was
Wtt ti. perdictioi' he said. '! onlv
wish that a drastic law was posaible.
one that would prevent the handling of
liquor in any way." But such a law-
" tho,,fh '"P.tiM w"l other
Dr. Anderson declared that the liquor
interests during the legislature exerted
every effort to secure a drastic dry
law. knowing that such a statute
would soon be knocked out by the
courts. "A copy of a paper called the
Hop Growers' Journal, which was edit
ed by a man named Cooper, was pre
sented to every representative during
the session," he said. "Cooper was the
sou of a saloon keeper and the prin
cipal plea of his paper was for a dras
tic prohibition lnw which would abso
lutely prevent the importation of
Law Carefully Prepared.
The careful preparation of the nieas
Uie, the -vecks ano weeks of painstak
ing work of the leaders in the state-dry
movement were told by Or. Anderson.
The tentative prohibition bill was in
troduced in the house by Dr. Anderson
after district attorneys, attorney gen
erals and other state officers in a doz
en states had been consulted and a
score of dry laws had been read. The
bill was referred to the alcoholic com
mittee for every night trom S to 12
j lor almost four weeks, the committee
j met to work on the measure. The
j Prohibition party, the Committee of
! One Hundred, the Woman's Christian
Temperance I'nion and individual lend-
ers had been called into consultation
and y,eW8 hag een workp(
tne mtwTt before thc w WU8 lnken
up again by the house. Dr. Anderson
said that Oregon was profiting by the
mistakes of other states and had a bill
to be proud of.
In closing his address. Dr. Anderson
read parts of the law and explained it.
impossible, reminded his audience that
one person or family could receive only
24 quarts of beer or two quarts of whJs-
key, made clear the rigid restriction
placed around drug stores which nan-
died ethyl alcohol. Letters from the
state's dry leaders were read which
strongly commended the new measure.
THREE COUPLES DIVORCED
Thre divorce decrees were signed
Tuesday by Circuit Judge Campbell.
They are: Maggie Fay Roberta from
Jame H. Robert. Ethel Andersen
from Adoir Andersen and Frank Smith
rrom Etta Smith.