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OREGON CITY, ENTERPRISE, FRIDAY, MARCH 31,1 922.
Will Improve Fruit Ranch
A. N. Terry, of Gladstone, owner of
a small fruit farm near Ridgefield,
"Wash., has gone to that place, where
lie is to make improvements on his
farm. After remodeling the house, he
will set out some choice fruit trees
and berry bushes and plants. During
her husband's absence, Mrs. Terry is
visiting with her mother, Mrs. Han
nah Brown, of Gladstone, who is also
assisting Mrs. Carrie N. Parker, post
mistress of Gladstone, in the postof-fice.
OPEN ON FRIDAY
Summoned to Mother's Bedside
Mrs. George Schelegel, of Park
place, who has been in Portland,
where she was called by the illness
of her mother, Mrs. G- H. Page, who
is suffering from influenza, has re
turned to her home. Mrs. Page is
now improving. She is making her
home at 200 East 91st street North,
and has visited in Parkplace and in
this city on many occasions.
Spends Vacation With Relatives
Miss Mildred Dedman, student of
the University of Oregon, is visiting
her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. E.
P. Dedman, of Clackamas, and also
her cousins, the Misses Lura and Jes
sie Paddock, of Gladstone. Miss Ded
man is also to spend a portion of her
spring vacation with her father, Dr.
H. A. Dedman, of Canby.
Ethl May Gould Arrives
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lyons, of West
Gladstone, are rejoicing over. the ar
rival of a daughter, born March 12
For the present they are at the home
of Mrs. Lyons' parents, Mr. and Mrs
Gould. Mrs. Lyons was formerly Miss
Hazel Gould, and her little daughter
has been given the name of Ethel
Mrs. Graves Purchases Property
Mrs. M. B. Graves, who made her
home in Canemah for a number o f
years, has purchased a five-room
house and two lots from F. P. Nelson.
The property is located on Sixth and
Washington streets. Mrs. Graves
toot possession of her newly acquired
property the latter part of last week.
Visits Daughter In Oregon City
Mrs. Hal Lindsley, of Beaver Creek,; jiris' conferences" by Gertrude Ken
JENNINGS LODGE, Ore., March 2s.
The annual convention of the Clack
amas County Sunday School associa
tion will be held in the Jennings Lodge
Community church Friday, Saturday
and Sunday, March 31, April 1 and 2.
The program will commence Friday
evening at 6:15 with a banquet served
to the superintendents and teachers.
At 7:45 there will be a praise service,
led by the Rev. A. B. Snyder. Methods
Of teaching will then be discussed by
Mrs. S- E. Dubois, A. F. Bittner, E. L.
Wells,. Elton Shaw and the Rev. Willis
The program follows:
Saturday, April 1.
Divisional conferences; 9:50 a. m.:
Children's division, Mrs. D. L. McCul-.
loch, presiding "Cradle Roll, Its
Value," Mrs. D. L. McCulloch and Mrs.
W. H. Baldwin; beginners' depart
ment, lesson presentation, Mrs. Caddie
Payne; junior department, lesson pre
sentation, home study, Mrs. S. E. Du
bois. Young "people's division, Mrs. Oarl
Smith presiding, 9:50 a. m. "Aim of
Young People's Division," Mrs. Georgia
Parker; "The Teacher, an Evangelist,
Rev. p. M. Fisher; "Class Organiza
tion," Mrs. M. B. Meachum; discus
sions. Adult division, Rev. A. J. Ware, pre
siding, 9:50 a. m. "Knowing Your
Class," Rev. Charles Morgan; service
in the church and in the community,
Administrative division, Mrs. J. G.
Eberly presiding, 9:50 a. m. "Mission
ary Activities of the Sunday School,"
Rev. H. G. Edgar; -'District Organi
zations," M. c. Glover.
11:20 a. m. "Responsibility and Op
portunity of Sunday School," Rev. A.
1:50 p. m., business hour. Rev. A. J.
Ware presiding Reports of county of
ficers, reports of schools, problem slip;
address, "Bringing Up Dad, Dr. G. H.
Sunday, April 2.
2:15 Praise and prayer, Rev. B- F.
2:45 Through the week instruction
in Christian education. (1) "Daily Va
cation Bible School," Miss Georgia
Parker; special music, Mrs. Frank
Schoenborn; (2) "Community School
of Leaders," Dr. Frank Brown; discus
sion. Sunday evening there will be a
young people's rally, with an address
by J. L. Gary and talks on "Older
CiViL WAR VETERAN DIES
AT HOME IN GLADSTONE
Production Versus Work
G, Paddock Was Prominent
Lodge Man and Ex-County
Treasurer; Born In 1842
Jonathan C. Paddock, ex-county
treasurer of Clackamas county and
prominent member of Meade Post No.
2, G. A. R died at the family home
in Gladstone on - Sunday morning at
was in this city on Thursday, where
she came on business, and also visit
ed her daughter, Miss Lubelle, who is
attending the Oregon City high school
and is making her home at the W. a.
Fisher Family In City
Mrs. H. Fisher and Miss L. Fisher,
of Cams, were Oregon City visitors
on Thursday. Also from that place
in this city were Mrs. W. H. Fisher
and Mrs. E. C. Fisher.
Dewey Cox Visits Brother
Dewey Cox, of Canby, was among
the Oregon City visitors the first of
the week. While here he visited his
brother, Al Cox and family, of Four
teenth and Center street.
Improving from Illness
Mrs. E. Hathaway, of Gladstone,
who has " been confined to her home
suffering from a severe attack of la
grippe, is improving.
Miss Mulvaney Visits Friends
Miss Rose Mulvaney, whose home is
at Meadowbrook, who is in charge of
the Mulvaney farm, was in this city
nedy, and "Older Boys' Conferences
by Gordon Hannaford. Song by Four
Square Girls' class of Milwaukie.
The officers of the association are:
Rev. H. J. Ware, president; M. C.
Glover, vice president; Mrs. B. A.
Hoag, secretary; Mrs. W. A. White,
treasurer; Mrs. D. L. McCulloch,
superintendent of children's division;
Mrs. Carl Smith, superintendent of
young people's division; Mrs. Thomas
E. Gault, superintendent of adult. di
vision; Mrs. J. A. Eberly, superin
tendent of administrative division.
The nomination committee is Miss
George Parker, Roy F- Cox, Daniel
Jones, Mrs. W. A. White, Mrs. Frank
Alldredge, Mrs. H. H. Hurlburt.
Resolutions committee, M- C- Glover,
Mrs. Thomas E. Gault, J. L. Gary.
DIVORCE MILL GRINDS ON
Suit for divorce -was filed here Mon
day bv Anna against Isacc M. Stout.
on business Monday, and while nere i The piamtiff at present living in Mil
visited among some of her friend9.
F. D. Shank Visits City
F. D. Shank, ex-representative of
Clackamas county, whose former
home was near Estacada, now making
hia home in Portland, was in Oregon
City on business Monday.
Prominent Farmers In City
Charles Thompson, prominent farm
erer residing near Stafford, was in
this city on business Monday, and al
so visited among some of his old time
friends. Mr. Thompson, was accom
panied here by his son.
A. J. Meyer Comes to City
A. J. Meyer, of Canby, was among
those coming to Oregon City on Monday.
waukie.was married to the defendant
January 22, 1920.
Suit for divorce has also been filed
by Georgie against Edward Schultz,
married in Eugene June 26, 1915, and
by Lula against M. E. Black, married
in Vancouver January 16, 1921.
Decrees of divorce were granted in
the following cases: Sherman against
Ruby Easterbrook; W. B. against
Mary A. Wells, Sr., and Merwin
against Elda Kelly.
Estates Are Cleared
In Probate Court
Canby Man Corn's to City
Among the Oregon City visitors on
Monday was A. E. Lewis, whose home
ia at Canby.
Milwaukie Resident In City
Among those coming to Oregon City
on Monday was W. W. Kraemer,
whose home is at Milwaukie.
R. W. Ritter Comes to City
R. W. Ritter, prominent resident of
Clackamas county, whose home is
near Aurora, was in this city on
Thursday, coming here to look after
Needy Farmer In City
N. Yoder, of Needy, prominent
young farmer of that section, was in
Oregon City on business Thursday.
Eagle Creek Resident In City
Mrs. Charles Updegrove, of Eagle
Creek, was among the Oregon City
visitors on Thursday.
Mrs. Hammond from Redland
Mrs. J. T. "Hammond, of Redland,
was in this city on Thursday.
A petition has been filed by Mrs.
Paulina Baurer asking that the will
of her husband, Jacob Baurer, who
died December 2, 1921, be admitted
to probate and that she be named as
executrix. The deceased left an es
tate in Clackamas county valued at
$25,000. The heirs are the widow,
three sons, Fred Baurer, residing at
Sherwood; Jacob Baurer, of Tigard;
Ernest Baurer, of Sherwood: two
daughters, Mrs. Bertha Beach and
Mrs. Lillian Schnell, both residing in
C. R. Hunter has been named as ad
ministrator of the estate of the late
Burton Deardorff, of Damascus, who
died in Portland from the effects of
being gored by a bull. Young Dear
dorff left an estate valued at $3500.
His father, Joseph E. Deardorff, is his
Petition for letters of administra
tion has been filed by Minnie G. Day,
of Portland, asking that 6he be named
as executrix of the- estate of her
mother, the late Mrs. Martha A. Cain,
who died at Hood River, March 1,
1922, leaving property in Clackamas
county valued at $1000. Petitioner Is
the sole heir.
Boring Resident In City
Felix Carlson, of Boring, was
Oregon City visitor Thursday.
H.C. Kanne In C"ty
H. C. Kanne, of Canby, was among
those to come to this city on business
2 Couples Granted
A marriage license was issued here
Monday to Benjamin R. Wolfer, 29,
Aurora Route 4, and Violet V. Welsch,
17, Aurora Route 2. A marriage li
cense has also been Issued to Frank
One Asks Divorce;
One Decree Granted
3:30 o'clock, after a triree weeks' ill
ness. Mr. Paddock was stricken with
a severe cold after attending the reg
ular pension day dinner in Oregon
City three weeks ago, and which ter
minated in heart disease.
Mr. Paddock was born at Burling
ton, Iowa, November 10, 1842, and was
the son of" Jonathan and Nancy Wat
son Paddock. He was among the first
to answer his country's call during the
Civil war, enlisting from Hannibal,
Missouri, as a private in Company F,
21st Regiment Missouri Volunteer In
fantry, with Colonel David Moore as
commanding officer. This regiment
was formed by the consolidation of
two battalions, previously known as
the First Northeast Missouri Regi
ment, under Colonel H. M. Woodyard,
and was - mustered into the United
States service as the 21st Missouri
Militia Infantry February 1, 1862, at
Canton, Mo. The 21st was the first
regiment to have its flag successfully
planted on the works of Fort Blakely,
Army Record Was Ntabie
Mr. Paddock, when entering the
service, joined his regiment at Mem
phis and was soon promoted to cor
poral. He received hia honorable dis
charge at Washington on the 19th day
of April, 1866. After his return to
his home he was commissioned by
Governor Fletcher, of Missouri, as
lieutenant of Company K, 59th Mis
souri State Militia, and recruited for
the state militia. Mr. Paddock came
from a patriotic family. His grand
father, Joseph Paddock, served as
colonel of a regiment in the war of
1812, and his great-grandfather, Wat
son and six brothers of the latter
served in the war of the Revolution.
One of Mr. Paddock's brothers, Wil
liam, served in the First Oregon Cav
alry, and another, Henry, served in
Company B. 59th Illinois.
Thirty-five years ago Mr. Paddock
came to Clackamas county, first set
tling near Clackamas Station, where
he engaged in prune growing. Twenty-
five years later he moved with his fam
ily to Gladstone, where lie lived until
his death. It was while residing
there that he and his wife celebrated,
their golden wedding anniversary on
December 12, 1917.
Had Been Active In Politics
Mr. Paddock had always taken an
active interest in the county's affairs,
and was a staunch Republican, serv- j
ing as county treasurer for four and
one-half years, from 1900. He was a
member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge for
Deceased is survived by three chil
dren, Arthur D. Paddock, Miss Lura
Paddock and Miss Jessie Paddock.
His wife died on June 17, 1918, and a
son, Harry Paddock, died at Glad
stone on December 22, 1918. Mr. Pad
dock also leaves two grandchildren,
Hal and Willis Paddock, of Marsh-
Funeral services were held in the
Christian church at Gladstone, Mon
day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. G.
E. Williams, of- Foster, officiating.
A quartet composed of Miss Nora
Webster, Miss Fayne Nurdon, Garland
Holloweli and Victor Gault, sang
"Rock of Ages" and "Abide With Me"
after which Garland Holloweli sang
"The Heart of the Soul." Mrs. Mir
anda was the accompanist.
The church was filled to capacity.
The Meade Post and Meade Relief
Corps of this city, attended in a body
and the I. O. O. F. Lodge was large
ly represented. The active pallbear
ers were Charles Seivers, Chambers
Howell. William Rivers, M. C. Cald
well, Guy Dwiggins and T. J. B. Wil
liams, local Oddfellows. Honorary
pallbearers were members of the
Meade Post, G. A. R.
The floral tributes were beautiful
and in great profusion.
Interment was in the family lot in
A new movement faces one of two fates. Either,
like a Parisian fashion, it is hurridly adopted, or it is
branded as bolshevistic and reactionary and hastily con
demned. The Ford Motor Company's five-day week has
been instantly catalogued by a large portion of the press
and people as in the latter classification, something to be
disapproved of and characterized as unsound and injuri
ous to industry.
But is it ? A little investigation into the psychology
of the wage earner certainly presents some ground for a
shorter week enough to warrant its being tried by a
concern which has in the past proven that its labor theo
ries were workable.
The average laborer who works sx days a week has
comparatively little time of his own. Economists main
tain that production alone is the basis of just return.
True, but should production be limited merely to the out
put of goods? A man's labor, whether it be for his em
ployer, or in improving himself and his condition, mental
or physical, is entitled to recognition from society. The
five-day week gives the man, as an individual, the privil
ege to decide for himself what this extra activity is to be.
There may be some few who would employ it to little
good, but the majority would find in the additional per
iod time for personal activities, beneficial to himself and
hence to society, hitherto denied.
It is true that no man who has confined work for
himself to five eight-hour days has risen to a captainship
of industry. But the work was his choice. Shorter hours
of labor give the individual that right of self-determination,
the opportunity to make of himself a better citizen
and a more useful man.
The objection to the five-day week is the same type
that was raised against the $5 minimum day wage at the
Ford factories. The increased output and the added effi
ciency in the Detroit factories is evidence of the success
of that plan. The agitation for the reduction of the
. work day from 1 0 to eight hours met a similar argument.
But the world, though far from Utopian, is better for the
shorter schedule. There is a point of diminishing utility
of labor which has not yet been determined, and the ex
periment of the Ford plant should be welcomed rather
than upon hasty consideration regarded as an industrial
The King's Daughters of the St.
Paul's Episcopal church met at the
home of Mrs. C. G- Miller Wednesday
afternoon, when the time was devoted
Refreshments were served by the
Arrangements for the next meeting
were made, and this will be at the
home of Mrs. W. F. Tipton on Wednes
'Mrs. Miller's guests were Mrs. J. 3.
Tobin, Mrs. Alfred Ceok, Mrs. H. S.
Mount, Mrs. Livy Stipp, Mrs. J. A. Cle
land, Miss Marion cieland, Mrs. L. A.
Morris, Mrs. Joseph A. Miller, Mrs.
Sophia Moody. Mrs. Kent Moody, Mrs.
A. "t Warner, Mrs. Thompson Mel
drum, Mrs. Frank Forsberg, Mrs. Wil
liam Wright, Mrs. W. F. Tipton, Mrs.
Gordon McKillican, Mrs. Edward Stew
art, of Bull Run.
On Monday evening, the ".Champ
ions," the boys' class of the First Bap
tist church, taught by Arthur Roberts,
entrtained the G. R. Girls, Mrs. Carl
Smith's class. Mrs. Roberts assisted in
The evening wa3 spent in interesting
games, and delicious refreshments
Redland Boy Lost;
Sought by Parents
The mysterious disappearance of
George Kimmel from his home at Red
land last Sunday has been reported
to Sheriff W. J. Wilson. According to
the sheriff the young man's parents
are unable to ascribe any reason for
his peculiar action and request that
if any one should know of his where
abouts they communicate with D.
Kimmel, Route 2, Redland, telephone
George Kimmel is 17 years of age
and his description when last seen at
10 p. m. Sunday night is given by the
sheriff as follows: height five feet six
inches, weight 150 pounds, fair com
plexion, red hair, gray eyes, smooth
shaven wore a brown striped suit,
brown shoes with yellow tops, brown
hat and. gray shirt.
More Dogs Killed by
Poison; Action Taken
URGE INCREASE SHOWN
IN AUTO REGISTRATION
Oregon, according to a survey made
by the B. F- Goodrick Rubber com
pany, ranks 27th in the number of cars
registered in the United States, with
an increase of 14.3 percent over 1920.
In 1921 there were 118,615 as against
The statistics compiled give a to
tal of 10,524,395 cars and trucks regis
tered In the country during 1921. This
is an increase of 1,229,023 or 13.2
over 1920 when there were 9,295,372
motor vehicles registered.
The gain made during the past year
warrants the consideration of the au
tomotive pessimist. The automobile
business has gone through its supreme
test. It has emerged victorious and
there is no longer any room for pes
simism. Authorities concede that over
one-third of the cars running are own
ed by farmers. Despite the fact that
six large agricultural states show a
decrease over the previous year, the
industry has forged ahead. It is re
markable that so few states show a
decrese.. Wheat and corn in 1921 sold
at extremely low prices, frequently
far below the actual cost of produc
tion. This of itself would tend to re
strict the use of automobiles by farm
ers yet in such states as Kansas, Ne
braska and Iowa where the agricultur
al depression was most acute, the num
ber of cars increased. Motor vehicles
are becoming as essential as farm
New York Leads in Autos.
New York again leads the field
with 816,010 cars and trucks, an in
crease of 123,836, the largest made in
any state over the previous year. Ohio
is second with 726,700, a gain of 108,
700 over 1920 Pennsylvania clings to
third place with 689,589, while Illinois
is close on its heels with 670,434.
The largest percentage gain was
made by West Virginia where an in
crease of 38.1 is recorded over 1920.
California and Florida reflect the popu
larity of their climate and roads with
respective gains of 19.5 and 24.8.
It, is interesting; to note that six
states account for over one-third of
the year's increase in registrations.
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York.jl
unio ana Pennsylvania accompiisn
this with a combined gain of 573,437
cars. Any one of these states has
more cars than the entire European
continent. Their aggregate total of
3,781,849 is greater than the total reg
istration of the country in 1916, and
greater than the present world regis
trations excluding the United States.
Nevada is on the bottom rung of the
ladder with 10,800 cars. Delaware is
only one step above with 21,413. By
comparison these states are not as bad
ly mired as it seems, for either one of
them has more cars than the entire
Number of Cars Per Capita Shown
There was one motor vehicle for
every ten people in the country in 1921
as compared with one for 11.8' in 1920.
If this average were maintained
throughout the world there would be
170,000,000 cars in use. The world
AT HEARING HERE
Twenty-Three Candidates Are
Examined by Court; One Is
Dismissed With Prejudice;
8 Applicants Continued.
FOUR GERMANS ARE
INCLUDED IN LISTS
Three Austrians, Two Danes,
1 Norwegian and 1 Swede,
Given Papers at Session.
Eleven aliens were granted citiaen
ship at a naturalization hearing in the
circuit court here Monday before
Judge J. U. Campbell. V. W. Tomlin
son of Portland, conducted the exam
inations. Twenty-three applications were con
sidered. Eight were continued until
future hearings, several for as long a
period as one year. Three cases were
dismissed, one on account of death of
the applicant, one at the petitioner's
request and a third because the appli
cant, Xavier Widmer, a Swiss, of
Oregon City, claimed military exemp
tion during the war on account of his
The list of those to whom citizen
ship was granted includes four Ger
mans, three Austrians, two Danes and
one each from Sweden and Norway.
Germany Albert Paul - Hopp, Ore
gon City; August Karl Kater, Estaca
da Route 3; Henry Steiner, Hoff ; Wm.
Koennicke, Sandy. '
Austria Karl Bigej, New Era; Ru
dolph Bigej, New Era; Adam Hodel,
Oregon City Route 6.
Denmark Carl Albert Borglin, Os
wego; Charl Christian Paulson. Bor
ing Route 3.
Sweden Albert John Meyer, Canby.
Norway Maurice Johnson, Mt. An
gel, Route 1.
HAVE HIT MAXIMUM
No. further issues or road bond3 can
be made by Clackamas county. State
An interesting occasion was the
monthly meeting of the Cradle Roll
mothers and babies of the 1st Baptist
church Friday, March 24th, from, 2 to
4 p. m. The meeting was held in the
assembly room of the church, and took
the form of a birthday social, all babies
on the Roll whose birthday occur la
March being guests of honor.
The regular business was transacted
after, which was rendered a short pro
gram, immediately follownig.
A "Alothers' Round Table," was con
ducted. The subject was "Home
Training of Little Ones." The social
hour was opened by the bringing in of i
a large birtnday cane on wnich was
seven lighted candles to represent the
seven babies born in March. - The
candles were extinguished by the tiny
tots and the mothers each making a
wish at the same time.
Light refreshments were served.
There were 18 mothers and 15 babies
These meetings are proving interest
ing and all present had an enjoyable
Suit for divorce was filed here yes
terday by Cressie O. against Cyrus
W. Taylor. They were married in
Wyoming, June 20, 1915.
A decree of divorce was granted by
Judge Campbell in the case of W. L.
against Elsie M. Hackleroad.
Four Speeders Pay
Total of 50 Fine
Four speeaers, arrested by state
traffic officers, were fined a total of
$50 in Judge Noble's court Tuesday.
E. R. Wright. M. A. Austin and R. W.
T. Protyman, 49, Portland and Lena Brown paid $15 each and L. A. Klein
A. Cumberland, 36, Mulino. was fined $5. " j
Sentence Is Heavy
Sentences of $150 fine and six
months in jail each, have been impos
ed by Judge Campbell Monday up
on Wallace Stockton and Ralph Swi-
gert. Indicted by the last grand jury
on statutory charges. Both appeared
in the circuit court and plead guilty
to the lesser charge of contributing
to the delinquency of a minor.
Boring Man Gets $16
For Bob-cat Bounty
Bounty on, eight bob-cats, totaling
$16, was paid Monday by Clackamas
county to Robert Peshgall, of Boring.
All of the animals were killed in that
vicinity. Peschall says that during
one of his hunting trips he saw a herd
of nine deer but was unable to bag
any because of the closed season.
Mrs. R. W. Porter, tor over 25 years
a resident of Canemah, was the guest
of honor at a luncheon at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. E. L. Maville, of
Canemah, on Thursday afternoon,
which proved one of the most enjoy
able events of the week.
Primroses were used in decorating
the table. -
Places were laid for Mrs. Mary Ho
well, Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Maville, Mrs.
Jane Bingham, Mrs. A. M. Brayton,
Mrs. N. A. Bower, all old time friends
and former neighbors of Mrs. Porter.
The afternoon was devoted to remin
iscences of early day life in Canemah,
and also needlework.
For the past twelve years Mrs.
Porter has made her home at Glad
The practice of poisoning dogs in
this city is still going on, the latest
victim being "Jack," a handsome pet
dog and constant playmate of little
Paul Smallwood, son of Mr. and Mrs.
B. E. Smallwood, of Twelfth and Cen
The owners of the poisoned dogs
are so incensed over the matter that
immediate action will be takn
with the state humane society at Sa
lem, in order to see if something can
This makes seven dogs and a num
ber of cats, killed within the last few
weeks in the vicinity extending from
Ninth and Washnigton streets to
Thirteenth and Washington streets,
several of the dogs owned by resi
dents of Center and Jefferson streets,
one and two blocks away.
Those having lost dogs so far with
this poison, are W. N. Caufield, of
Ninth and Washington streets; Dr. L.
G. Ice, of Twelfth and Center streets;
ter streets; W. B. Stokes, of Twelfth
and Monroe streets; Mr. Shumann, of
Fourteenth and Washington streets;
Mr. Brown, of Twelfth and Washing
ton streets; Mr. Courtney, of Twelfth
and Jefferson streets; a cat belong
ing to Mrs. Mary Barlow, of Twelfth
and Washington streets that disap
peared a week ago, is probably
among the victims, besides several
other cats highly prized by the owners.
figures show that the county has al
ready voted a sum of $1,950,000, this
amount being slightly in excess of the
constitutional limitation of 6 of the
county's assessed valuation. The as
sessed value of this county as set fortk
by the state is $29,594,961 and the ex-
with 5.4 people for each car. Alabama ( tent of the county's ability to vote
makes the poorest showing in this I bonds based on 6 per cent of this to
respect with 28 persons for each auto- j tal is shown to be $1,775,698.
mobile. New York with the greatest j Qther cmmaeB la tne state preciud.
nuraDer oi cars nas an aveiasc v.
people for each one in use. If the lead
registration today is approximately
12,500,000. California and Iowa lead
in the number of cars as compared to
population with one car for every 5.2
inhabitants. South Dakota has third
place with an average of 5.3. Nebraska
the 1920 leader dropped to fourtn place
EIGHT DROWN IN WRECK
SAN SALVADOR, Republic of Sal
vador, March 28. Eight passengers
were drowned, among them two chil
dren, and a newly married couple,
when the steamboat Elenita was
wrecked on a bar in the Colorado
river, northeastern Costa Rica, says a
dispatch received here.
ers' per capita average could be main
tained throughout the country we
would now have 20,327,000 motor ve
hicles in use. The saturation polnv
has hardly been reached. ;
At the outset of 1921 various au
thorities agreed that at least 60O,ww
automobiles would be scrapped during
the year. National Automobile Cham
ber of Commerce and other proauc
tion figrues for the year compares
with the increase in registrations show
this total to be well under the four
hundred thousand mark. Cars are de
livering exceptional service, nstead of
being discarded at the end of the esti
mated five-year period, they are de
livering at least six years service. The '
total production of cars and trucks in
-was 1.575.686. Registration in
creased 1,229,023. It is reasonable to
believe that the difference between
these two figures or 346,663, represent
the number of cars that were junked
Maria Keyser Dies
at Her Oswego Home
IRISH PARLEY OPENS
Mrs. Maria Keyser, of Oswego, died
at the family home Tuesday morning
at 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Keyser was 76 years of age,
and had made her home in Oswego
for many years. She is survived by
her daughter, Mrs. .Minnie White, and
a brother, Dan Reynolds. Her son,
the late Louis D. Keyser, died in Port
land .three weeks ago. She also leaves
eight grandchildren and eight great
grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from
the Catholic church at Gswego of
which church Mrs. Keyser was a mem
ber, Thursday morning at 10:30
o'clock, and interment will be in the
Holman and Pace, of this city have
charge of the funeral arrangements.
ed from further issuance of road bonds
, for reasons similar to those outlinea
above are Crook and Grant. In all,
state returns indicate that $40,000,000
county road bonds may yet be issued.
Of this amount Multnomah county
possesses the power to vote $18,219,
662, Umatilla has a further sum of $2,
444,442 available and Clatsop may vote
additional road bonds up to $1,935,738.
Counties in which no road bonds
have been voted as yet are listed ac
cording to their assessed valuation as
Washington; Harney and Josephine.
The greatest amount voted by an single
county within its prescribed ability is
shown to be $2,000,000, this sum being
voted by Lane county.
Total amount of road bonds voted
over the entire state is given as $22,
097,944, this leaves a residue of $39,-.
392,814 yet to be voted. The foregoing
figures indicate that Clackamas coun
ty has ovted for road purposes the
second largest amount in the state and
in proportion to its assessed valuation
a sum considerably in excess of any
other county in Oregon.
Emme Bealey Burial
Held In Oregon City
The concert given at the Congrega
tional church by the Pacific Univer
sity Girls' Glee Club last Monday
evening under the auspices of the Sat
urday Club was a credit to the institu
tion. Each number given was heartily
encored, proving the appreciation of
the audience of high class music. '
The church was. filled to capacity,
and the members of the Saturday Club
is deserving of much credit for secur
ing the club for an entertainment,
Mr. and Mrs, Charles Riley, of
Ocean Falls, B- C, and Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Baxter, of this city, were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin1
Riley, of Gladstone, on Wednesday.
LONDON, March 28. The peace
parley to end warfare between Sinn
Feiners and Orangemen in Ulster vir
tually got under way here today with
the arrival of Arthur Griffith and E.
J. Duggan. Griffith is president of
the Dail Eireann and Duggan is a
member Of the Dail cabinet.
j Former Oregon City
CLOUDBURSTS HITS TOWN
BURLINGTON, Kan., March 2 .
Bearing the scar of the greatest dis
aster in its history, this town of, 3000
population was a desolate scene of
mud and wreckage today
A cloudburst made Rock creek a
roaring torrent which swept through
the business section last night, caus
ing $1,000,000 damage and taking four
lives. - ' 1
Mrs. Abbie F- Cowing, formerly of
Oregon City, died at her residence,
674 East Madison street, Portland,
March 26. She was the widow of the
late Thos. F. Cowing. Aged 77 years
and 18 days. She is survived by the
following children: Eugene H. and
Tom F. Cowing of Portland, and Edith
C. de Parcq of Los Angeles, Cal.; also
six grandchildren and two great
grandchildren. Funeral services were
held Tuesday at 1:30 o'clock p. m., at
the late residence. Interment Mount
Scott Park cemetery. The funeral ar
rangements were in careof Walter C.
The funeral services of the late Mrs.
Emme La Chappelle Bealey, wife of
Robert J. Bealey, who died at the fam
ily home in Portland March 25, were
held from the Finley's mortuary Mon
day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Inter
ment was in Rose City Park cemetery
and the funeral services were private.
Right Rev. Dean Hicks officiated. The
floral tributes were many and beauti
ful. ; "
Mrs. Bealey, wno was the daughter
of Mrs. Amanda Hickman, of this
city, and the late Charles T. Hickman,
pioneer resident of Oregon City, was
well and favorably known here, where
she was reared, and where she made
her home until her marriage.
Mrs. Bealey lived in England for a
number of years, " and during the
world war did much patriotic work,
later suffering from a nervous break
down. About a year ago she contract
ed influenza which finally resulted In
heart trouble. Mrs. Bealey was well
and favorably known in Oregon City,
and had a host of friends here. Dur
ing her life she spent much, of her
time in literary work, and a number
of her articles appeared in Eastern
and Western publications.
Mrs. Bealey is survived by her hus
band, of Portland; a son, Walter, of
Portland: her mother, Mrs. Amanda
Hickman, of this city a sister, Mrs.
A. C- Warner, of this city; a brother,
Dr. H. O. Hickman of Gervais, Ore
gon, and a niece, Mrs. Leonard Lage--
' son, of this city.