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! ub.orlptlon( for the Morning
1 1 .-i.rprlM will be reoelvod for
! SI " " our
J i i bnflt of low price.
The only dally MWifir be-
Iwna Pertlan n4 hUm; oirau-
latoe In avary atln f Clack
maa County, with a population of )
SO ,000. Ara yaw an advortleerf
OREGON CITY, OREGON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1911.
Per Week, 10 Cents
OBJECTIONABLE FEATURES ELIM
' JNATED IN MANY INSTANCES
F0E8 ACCEPT CHANGE.
(BJOS E BETTER PLEASED
Not Alvy Ncary to Show on
Ballot What Roadt Aro to Ba
Improved and Jut
..tiu nr. Fab. 13. (Bui.) It
look now " opponent
pnMHi..(1 HtMlO IHKnway !' au
ifhy Commissioner tia4 aurren
drr.l iml "n the lh"r h"nl ,n cU,m
u made nnt the opponent eurej
(.mrrimlima before yielding. Tho con
roMlonn Include an amendment to tb
..i Mtl ir-tnTllln -method bv
wblrh romi'le shall ltie boiida fur
linprovlni! rois ana r-nmni, uj
frlniiU 'f h Hada Aaaoclatlon
not t li",lK' ,na of tne
itateabl M'U appropriating IMO.000
or the ni ure providing for tho work.
In of n"ii and county prlaonere on
tho public road. ,.
In purmiHiirn'of tho compromise, the
lloua thl afternoon pad the bill
.iin. mate lllahwar Hoard and
rorldlii fT Iho electkaa f a Btata
ihr Commissioner, and alao GUI'
bonding hill Mariner , bill appropri
ating $340.1100 to aid tho aeveral coun
ties Id road building wm put on (ho
table, while) llio measure for working
prisoners on the roada remain on Iho
desk with a favorable report from tho
committee on roada and highway.
Early In Hit' 'lr farter ucceded In
truing a motion through to have all
road nieaiurn referred to tho commu
te of five, appointed to barmoulxe
To Uranre had repreaentatlvea on
th ground" but tlieae men were witling
to accept th" Kood thing of tho pro
posed roiunilHuluii If the advocate
vuuld llmlnaie the objectionable fea
ture. After further dlacuaalon before the
committee too aupportere of tho ub-
iitiiia l.lil i,rivtillnir for the com nil e-
llua agreed not to urge the enactment
o( tb itateaol bill and the bll work
ing prisoner on the road. At lb
unt time both aide agreed to the
amendment of the CHI bonding bill ao
aa to make II optional with the people
vauiWMttug uf . a - bona . iuu aa 10
whthir nr mil Iti. Kallota In t ba ane
rial election should aieclfr what road
ir maifa mr In lio linnroved and at
'the aunt lime Indicate tho beginning
nrl tha lrminna of aurh roada to be
Improved lth tho money produced
trom ln irmuo or bona.
Tb BUln Highway Hoard bill and
tha ('.III lw.ii.llna bill both naaaed with-
Jogt in debate. Thou voting agalnat
tM commlHmon plan were: Am me,
Brownhlll, Carter, Chamber. Chap
mn. Clyde. Cot lei, Cuahman. Grave,
Ubhr, MiiKonn, Miller, Columbia, Mil
ler, Linn, fierce, Shaw and Tlgard.
Tboae voting agalnat the Olil bill
wtrt: Chapman, Cuahman, Miller,
Unn, rterrt., 8haw and Tlrd.
Plan Being Prfctd By the Carman
Vtrcm For That Oocaaion.
Tha Certian Vereln met at Knapp
putl Sunday afternoon and a program
given, which waa In charge of
Pn. P. J. Winkle, and every number
receiving i-ncorea. Tho coming ma
Querade, to be given bythla aoclety
n Saturday night at the Duach hall,
nd which will probably be tho only
mtiqti ball to be given thl eaon,
dUruMMed and committee were
Ppolnted, which are a follow: Gen
"l commltte n. W. Btreblg, I
Nobel, p. u. Klemaen, Chrl Hartman,
f- J. Wlnklo; reception committee
lerdlnnnd Miller, Br., Gtiatave
fnoer; flcKtr committee Peter
looatr .-rank Honn. Harr Seller.
' n' will be an orcheatra of all
piece to furnlah the mulo for the
ELEVENTH BIRTHDAY. '
Dorothy Stafford KrHertaln
Youna TrlanH. m Tk.l n.aalAfl
- . . . I - wvv
pn Saturday afternoon at the homo of
r1r- nd Mra. Hlarrnrit n in Utah
Ft wat In honor of thelr-uUugbiter,
lxrothy tieveiith blrthdir annler-
fo've Bcea Discovered
r"g flr.t ,. m.rch,nd,M M0.
C'aa nrlraa US.
W ... mo popular Hora In
i iur aianr .i.4i ia
rati ara i j """,,mJ oujrer. . ti
L, 'H'' quality com In and
K v,r ,h bargaina w arc offer
Not Llka otlvara .
th and Mln s. - .
ry, and the occaalon will long be re
membered by thoae who attend!
The afternoon waa apent In gm,
one of the feature being a large
frame, which waa conatructed by Mr.
Htafford, and thl waa prettily dworat
ed with vine, each gueat being
obliged to enter the frame, but not al
lowed to mlle and If ao he waa
forced to pay a forfeit, and a a remilt
all had the pleasure of paying forfeit.
Tb Stafford home waa artlatlcally
decorated for thl occaalon, when
Oregon grape and vine of Ivy were
uaed In great profualyj.. The young
hoatea waa the recipient of many
pretty birthday gift.
following wer preaent: Maudle
Kennedy, Florence McGinn, Glyde
Hchucbel, Ituth Ketchum, Marvel Kly,
Klnora, Heatle, Iucllle Evan, lieasle
Miller, Alt Curtlaa.
Senate Committee Endorse the Rala.
With Chang. .
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13. (8pl.)
The commlittee on penaton In the
United Rtatoa Hnnala tntlav votaH In
Increase penilon H5, 000, 000. The
rrealdetil may veto the meaaure, It I
A pnnaed by tho Houae, the Rullo
way bill would Increaae the monthly
penaton of veteran of 61 year from
ltawft,.-rif ifr Twara frnm ttTTn (
of 70 year from f IB to 125. and from
770 or more rrom 1 30 to yin. The Hen
ate committee, by a vote of 6 to 6. re
duced tho propoeed maximum allow
ance from 1.111 to 130. Aa thera ara
estimated to he 63.401 veteran who
would be affected by thl amendment
Bf tha r.reattif lima fha rhinvM wnuM
decrease the annual coat a little more
than 1 1. 600,000.
Corvalll Oct 7(M00et-a. t
HAIJ-:.M, Or.. Fob. 13 (Special.)
tlawley bill providing for 170.000 ad
ditional annual maintenance for the
Oregon Agricultural College paaaed
the Henat thl afternoon without a
CITY ATTORNEY QEORQE L.
STORY, who I drafting a new or
dlnanc to rogtilat ealoon In Ore
JUDGE H. I irCIIIII
l GOOD ADDRESS
HIS TALK ON LINCOLN WELL RE
CEIVED OTHER PLEASING
NUMBERS ON PROGRAM.
The Lincoln Day aervlce held In
Shlvely hall Sunday afternoon wer
well attended and the aervlce car
rled with them more than ordinary
Interest. The hall wu wgll filled by
an appreciative audience. Mayor
Brownell presided and Introduced the
apeaker of the afternoon, Judge Henry
E. McGinn, of Portland. '
Rer. Proctor made the prayer at
the opening of the eierclae of the
afternoon. - Mr. Lawrence ang
Gloria" In a manner pleaalng to the
audience. The Gladstone quartet gave
aeveral number and Kenneth Wood
ward aang "Good Old U. 8. A." and
responded with an encore.
Judge McGinn apok on the lire of
Lincoln, of thaj-eaulta of hi life and
of hi example In tho world and of
that wider Influence which 1 yet going
out became of tho Inspiration that
cornea to other who are at thl time
striving because of the Influence
which the Lincoln lire ha over them.
The -xerefse proved very enjoy
able to tho present and the program
a given pixred very acceptable.
Two Evening Srvlc at St. Paul',
- With Two Largo uoinc-..
..-..I -.. k-M at at Panl'a Rnta.
copal church Sunday night were large
ly attended, both 5 ociock, wnen me
mllltla attended In a body, and at 7:30
when tha ' Redmen and Pocahontas
order attended. - At tho 5 o'clock
T fharlaai Pnhlnann rector.
had for hi aubjoct "Duty," and at tho
7:30 o ciocr ervice mo buuj-h w
"A Natural and Spiritual Sacrament'
The Artisan have been extended an
Invitation to attend the 6 o'clock r
vlce next Sunday evening, and thl
lodge will attend In a body.
WILL TALK SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Mrs. En, Stt Organlir, Will Be
In Qladatone Sunday.
Mra. Charle O. Eaen. of Forest
Drove, State organUer of Christian
church Sunday achoola, will bo at the
Gladstone Christian Sunday achool
next Sunday to Inapect the achool and
Ita work. She will speak at the morn
ing and evening services In tho church
and her addresses will ba to do
largely with tha Sunday achool work
cf the denomination. Friend of the
church aro Invited to bear Mr. E.
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Read the Morning Enterprise.
New Itam. Professor
SALEM RAILWAY SYSTEM HAS
PLAN TO TAP THE COUNTRY
FROM THAT CITY.
WOULD D"fERT TRADE TO SALEM
"Live Wire" Will TaK Matter Up
at Meeting Today Dont Want
Our Beat Trade Cap
tured. Notwithstanding the failure ot f.
M. Swift. G. C. Fields and other pro
moters to finance the Molalla railroad
project, there aro people In Oregon
City who have not given up hope of
making aome arrangement to com
mence actual work on tho proposed
line from Oregon City through Beaver
Creek and the Molalla Valley to 811
verlon, and a apur waa given to this
hope Monday by tho appearance In
Oregon City of a representative of
the Salem. Falls City and Western
Railway, In search of plats and sur
veys of some of the paper lines that
have been tho subject for a great deal
of newspaper comment during the last
The visiting railroad man aid not
obtain the data that be Is In search of,
aa all of tm original plats and sur
veys of the Oregon City, Reaver Creek
and Molalla Railroad are In the bands
of F. M. Swift at Portland. It 1 un
derstood that the Salem. Falla City
and Western la contemplating an ex
tension Into the rich timber belts
along the Molalla. and If a road from
Salem taps this aectlon. It I good bye
to the hopea of Oregon City for a
feeder into the richest section of
Clackamna county that 1 airecuy
tributary to thla town.
Report from tne vanoua nnanciai
centers of the East, wnere euori
have been made to Interest capital in
the Molalla project, without auccesa.
indicate that the actual reason tor me
shyness of the moneyed man Is the
price at which land I being held
through the Molalla Valley and the
further fact that ao long aa these prt
cea prevail, there la little prospect of
the country, becoming thickly settled,
even If a railway line sfiould penetrate
Into the Interior. Inveetora In new
railroad properties are looking for
territories where tber aro many
small farms, rather than a few large
ones for experience has taught them
that' the man who farm 10 and 20
acre, and farma It Intelligently and
Industriously, Is, In most Instance, a
bettor man for the railroad than the
farmer who owns 80 or 160 acre and
farms only a part of It. or makes a
feeble pretence at cultivating the
whole of It.
- However, a desperate effort will be
made to arouse sufficient Interest In
the project to make Oregon City an
object point or terminal, and the mat
ter will be brought vlgorouely to the
attention of the Live Wire, at their
weekly luncheon today, and an effort
mad. to start something, t Is likely
that a further attempt will be made
this Spring to finance the proposition
with local capital, with the belief that
aa aoon a. a ahowlng la made by the
construction of grading of a dor.en
miles of road, adequate capital will be
Commercial Club Dance Proml to
Be Wl! Attended.
There I a big demand for Invita
tion to tho dance to ba given by the
Commercial Club Thursday avenlng,
Indicating that Vhore will be a large
attendance at that time. Tho grand
march will be at 8:30 p .m., end not
IS or 10 minutes later, one of the com
mittee wishes to Impress on the pub-'
tie, ' "
NOT. MAKE THE FARM ATTRACTIVE 7
Christie f Perdue university says girl
This Is to be the second annual ball
of thla organization and It promises to
be a. swell affair. The beat of music
has been provided and the arrange
ments are being given careful atten
tion In all tho details. The ball Is to
be completed In time and It gives
promise of being very handsome and
neat If you have any friends who
ought to attend, who have not already
been given Invitations, let the com
mittee know about It and they will
see to It that the necessary red tape
Small Stores Make Many Sales.
The amall storeo In Oregon City
or rather the store that deal largely
ha amall and InexpaaJkatM articles re
port a big business last week, some
aylng there was more buslnes than
any - other - week except - Christ ma
week. On the other band the large
tore, and atores that sell mostly
larger goods and those goods that run
Into much money, report small aales
and little buslnes. A few days of
nice weather Is likely to reverse this,
GEORGE H. HIMES, assistant secre
tary of the Oregon Historical So
ciety, who lobbied unsuccessfully
for an appropriation of $100,000 for
a home for the' Society. The hill
waa killed In the lagialatur. yatr-
. day. ' ' '
Proscriptions and Family Receipt
.' Filled With Pura Drug.
Quality and Price Right
CHAnnAN & Co.
City Brno Store. .
Kelt Door to Blectrt Hotel.
Hatha fWS 18 ' Heat PaeM l
lure koys away frem farm.
SPEAKER RU3K HAS A MORE
EQUITABLE PLAN T8ECURE
NOMINEES AT PR I MARIE 8.
PLAN HAS MUCH Of KERTT IX IT
Republican Would In That Way Have
Saved the Day In the Late -8tat
teat SALEM. Or.. Feb. 13. (Speclal.J
Speaker Rusk Introduced bla tint bill
of the season this morning, the bill In
question providing for a second choice
for primary candidatea when tne Bum
ber of candidates 1 twice the number
of offices to be filled. As there have
been many bills Introduced, more In
fact than the Speaker thinks are wise,
he has refrained from putting any in
to the hopper until this time.
If a law, as provided in the Rusk
proposal, bad been In force at the last
primaries. Senator. Jay Rowerman
would not have been nominated by
tho Republican party for Governcr, but
the ftght would probably have been
led by Judge Dlmlck of Oregon City.
Friends of Dlmlck argue that had this
been the case we would now have
ReDubllcan rather than a Democratic
If the Rusk bill la passed each voter
will be required to Indicate hla first
and second choice In separate columns
provided on the ballot sheet. If there
were twice as many candidates as
there are office. In any case, the voter
would not be permitted to make hi
first choice Ills second, but would be
compelled to vote for some other can
dldate or have bis ballot thrown out
Section 7 of the bill says:
"If no candidate shall have received
a sufficient number of first choice
votes to constitute a majority of the
total vote received for that office, then
a canvass shall be made of tbe second
choice votes received by the candidate
for such office and the number of sec
ond choice vote received shall be
counted with and added to the. first
cbolce vote of each candidate and the
candidates receiving the highest num
ber of first and second choice votes
shall be the nominee or nominees for
such office of the political party rep
resented by himself."
Should there be aeveral candidates
receiving a majority of the votes cast
after the first and second choice bal
lots have been added, those receiving
the highest number of votes are nom
inated according to the provision, of
. Speaker Rusk decided upon the pro
visions of the bill after a conference
yesterday with a number of senators
and representatlvea. All declared
themselves In favor of It and a strong
force will be thrown behind the bill In
an attempt to pass It at the present
VERY UTTLE OURCE -
TO Kill 8-HOUR LAW
REPORT MADE THAT FRIENDS IN
HOUSE HAVE MATTER WELL
IN HAND FOR VICTORY. ."
8ALKM, Or., Feb. 11 (Spl.) The
last hard fight agalnat the 8-hour Mil
I likely to torn . early thla . weak
Tha bill baa paaaed tha Senate arte
a aeries of us and downs that lad to
many a doubt aa to what waa to be-
come of It, finally coming out in shape
for a try In the Houae.
No stone are being left unturned
in an effort to find aome one who can,
or something that may be ald or
done, to kill the measure. The mill
who oppoae It passage are on the
alert with all kind of weapon gar
nished for the fray; the friend of
the measure promlae to Je on hand
when the attempt Is made to slaughter
It. Unless some one has counted
nose wrong Indications are that the
measure will have a small majority
at Its passage and then receive the
signature of the Governor.
The bill was referred in the House
to the committee on labor Industrie,
through a maneuver executed by
friend of the proposed law.' Thl
committee I composed of Miller of
fUnn, Pierce of Curry and Clyde of
Multnomah. The latter I the repre
sentative of the union In the House,
fend naturally strongly In favor of the
bill. Pierce and Miller also favor It.
and It will come from the committee
with a recommendation for passage.
A canvasa of the votes say -there
will be but 20 against It, out of 68.
THREE UNHAPPY ONES
FIRST DAY OF WEEK CAUSES
BRISK GRINDING IN.
Ida M. Reed bas filed a suit for
divorce agalnBt Ralph J. Reed, to
whom she was married at Spokane,
Wash.. November 4. 1907. Tbey have
one child, two yeaaw of age. She
charge that Reed cursed and swore
at her, with failure to provide, and
that she had to go from place to place
and live In tent and shack. Reed,
she contends. Is strong and healthy,
STATE PRINTER W. & DUNIWAY,
whose buslnes partner Represent
tive Abbott, as chairman of the
House ways and means committee.
Is fighting the bill to place the Stat
printer on a flat salary.
but too lazy to work and be demanded
that she take her child and live as
housekeeper with unmarried men.
U'Ren & Schuebel represented Mrs.
Grace E. Marshall bas sued Robert
Benjamin Marshall for a decree of dl
vorce. They were married at ML
Tabor August 9. 1906 and have one
child, three years of age. She says
he used profane and abusive language
and atruca and choked her, and that
his conduct affected her health. He
has agreed that she is to have the
custody of their child.
Wllford B. Cole, who was married to
Inda Cole at Portland, Or., December
25. 1909, has filed a suit for divorce
on the grounds of desertion.
DRIDGE BILL DEAD.
Oregon Historical Society Must Ral
It Own Fund.
SALEM. Or..' Feb. 13. (Spl.) Two
appropriation bills, carrying an aggre
gate of $120,000, were killed in tbe
Senate today by Indefinite postpone
ment. One wa McColloch's, granting
$20,000 for a new bridge over Snake
river in Baker county, contingent upon
a like appropriation by Idaho, and tne
other Kellaher". bill appropriating
$100,000 for a building for tbe Oregon
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaV nffa Taaiiaaaa n i ?T-
Are you not aware that CLAIRMONT offer you an opportunity that
is not offrd every oayT WHY PAY RENT and work out all your
llfT Think the matter over at once and com and talk with u.
W can hlp you get a home. A email payment down and S10 par
month. Write for circular. . j
W. F. SCHOOLEY A CO. :
Phone, Main 80. A-15S. '612 Main St, Oregon City.
We sell this substantial bsilt Fence
for JOc per foot'
HARDWARE AND FURKTTOa
JOINED IN BY OJLIL
BODY SLIPS AT M. E. CHURCH OC
CUPIED BY THE "GRAND OLD
BOYS IN BLUE."
STORM AD SKKKLSS TO RO
Evening Service a Temperance Effort
at the Suggestion of Presi
dent Taft Lincoln's
Service, at the Methodist church
Sunday began with the assembling of
the local post G. A. R., who sat In
the center sllpa of the church In a
body. There was not as large an at-
tndancefQijaoldlerboiaJul J the.
usual case for two reasons the weath
er was very stormy, and not a few of
the old soldiers were sick and unable
Rev. Zimmerman spoke at the morn
ing aervlce on the topic, "Abraham
Lincoln a Providential Man."- At the
close of bis address Invitation wa
given members of the G. A. R. to
tell any new stories or anecdote
known by the old soldiers present.
and several arose and told of what
little personal knowledge each bad of
the man.-. 8everal bad anen Mr. Lin
coln on bis various visit, to tbe front,
and one or two reported personal ex
perience. At the evening hour Rev, Zimmer
man read a letter from Mr. Taft dated
December 24. 1910, and read in 3000
Sunday schools In the United States,
sounding the keynote of a total ab
stainers' movement Tbe letter la ad
dressed to Sunday school pupils a
"My dear young friends," and reads:
"Tbe excessive uBe of Intoxicating
liquor Is the cause of a great deal of
the poverty, degradation and crime In
the world and one who abstain rrom
tW use of such liquor avoids a danger
ous temptation. Abraham Lincoln
showed that he believed this In writ
ing ont for his boy friends the pledge
of total abstinence, ao often quoted.
"Each nerson .must determine lor
himself the course he will take In ref
erence to bis tastes and appetite, but
those who exercise self restraint to
avoid altogether the temptation of al
coholic liquor are on the saie ana
wiser side,". ' - -
Dr. Howard II. Russell, of Wester
vllle, O-, founder -of the Anti-Saloon -Ieague,
also Is founder of tbe Lincoln
Legion, which originated Sunday'a aer
vlce throughout the United State..
The movement win be directed a. tbe
total abstinence department of the
Anti-Saloon League, with National
headquarters at Westervllle.
Rev. Zimmerman had in tnia con
nection the temperance pledge which
Abraham Lincoln Is said to have
signed, and anyone who wished waa
given opportunity to sign 1L
...... OLD FRIENDS ATTEND
Funeral of Sidney Richardson Hold
at Gravo Saturday Afternoon.
The funeral services over the re
mains of Sidney Richardson were held
yesterday afternoon at o'clock from"
the home of hi sUter, Mrs. Theodore
v nark, and a short aervlce was
held at tbe Mountain View cemetery,
where the interment was In the family
plat, John W. Loder making a brief
address. The pallbearers were old
time friends of the deceased and were
David Caufleld, W. H. Howell, C. C.
Babcock, W. L. Little. C. Grazier and
Charles Burns, Sr. Many of the old
time friends of the deceased attended
tbe funeral services.
Mr. RIardson was born in thla
city 67 year ago, and was well-known
by the pioneers of this city. Although
he was of a quiet and reserved dis
position he had many friends here.
Funeral at Canby Thla Afternoon.
Tbe funeral of Mra. Summerfleld, of
Canby, will be held at 1 o'clock this
afternoon from the late, residence In
"anby. Rev. Wleveslck, pastor of Ore
gon City German Evangelical church,