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MORNING ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1911.
Night Sessions To Be Held
During Final Week; 686 Bills
Have Been Introduced.
WiTloalnglteTMUfert 'bund and hrtug
out a fw hitch la It suspenders.
Reapportionment Hard Problem.
The reapportion raent problem la by
far the largest one before the Legis
Uture lace a compromise baa prac
tically been effected by tbe good
road Interests which wilt result la
the ultimate aettlemeat of the differ
ence that hare existed between tbe
warring food roads faction. Mult-
- Salem, Ore. The concluding week I noaah. on account of having one-third
ths present legislative eealon flnde ' the population of the ttate and
both House hopelessly clogged with Pymg more thaa one-third f the
work. It Is by many regarded a tba I which upporta tbe atate gov
moat mnrMiui tin.l .k rwi hv I ernmenL .believes that ' ha should
aay session la year. Doubtless ex-1 rightly bare one-third of the represen
tended night session will be held, but tatlvea and 10 aenatora. The outly
It would seem utterly ImoosaJble for district will be leagued against
th tw Hm n -i.r un th mu I the Multnomah delegation In both
of bills that have been dropped Into Houses.
the legislative hopper during the past I special committee will be a
five weeka. There are really more J pointed by Speaker Rusk to consider
bill to be dlaposed of during tbe re- reapportionment measures tba
mainlng day than have received at- presented. Every session
tentlon durlnr urevlous weeks. A to- will & overshadowed by the reappor-
Ul of C8 bills have been presented tlonment problem and all legislation
nd not half of then have received o whatever nature that come up for
A Spy of President
Br DONALD Q JAM BERLIN
CoprrUtM by Amerirsn Frees Awe
The trouble la that both Houses let
the early weeka cf the aeasion slip
by while they puttered over" petty
bill or consumed valuable time In
political discussion which nerved no
useful purpose. la the meantime the
Important legislation ha been neg
lected " and" 'must" how' '' heceaai'rnyTj
rushed through, without careful con
sideration, eoarcely any big leg'. 1-
- Hon baa been d'
roads alone kvia been the
consideration In either House la bound
to be affected more or leas by the re
Bailey'a Removal Blocked.
Efforts to remove State Dairy and
Food Commissioner Bailey from office
were blocked for tbe present In the
House and Senate.
- In the Home -the report of the ape
clal legislative Invest'gatlng' commit
tee, accusing Bailey of Inefficiency,
misappropriation of state funds and
demanding his .resignation, waa laid
on the table. In the Senate the ac-
only atatewlde leglalatlon receiving uoa on w repo" oeierrea ana
attention, and thi haa not been dis- B0 ctUa ta llk,lT 10 Uk,n- -
posed of. Notable legislation to" be Governor Upholds Whipping Post,
considered 1 the legislative reappor- Denouncing the wlfe-beater aa at
- tloament, the - creating of - new con- heart a barbarian and aa such deserv-
gresslonal districts, the public service lag of the only kind of treatment
commission bills. Insurance, the eight- which will appeal to a person of brut-
bour bill, public- levee, half rate for tab Impulses. Governor West vetoed
long dlstaanca telephoning at night I the bill abolishing the whipping post.
It la believed the governor1 will alao
veto the Bowerman bill, which pro-
and the railroad rate measure.
Appropriations May Break Record.
The) Indications are that whea the
session concludes Jts labors the ap
propriation for the neit two years
will eclipse all previous records and
the taxpayers of Oregon will see an
aggregate amount of coin voted out of
lbs state treasury that will make
them sit up and take notice, likewise)
Tides for the creation of the office to!
assistant secretary of atate, delegat
ing full powers and authority of the
Fruit Boxes Standardized.
A standard size for apple and pear
boxes Is prescribed In a bill offered
In the House by Westerlund of Jack-
reach deeper Into their pockets when I on- Th l'o' ! of n PP-e
they face tbe tax collector.
rive million dollars, by consecutive
estimate, will represent the minimum
sum total of appropriations, and tbe
Indications are that It Till be closer
to 16,000.000. In fact, members of the
Joint waya and means committee
frankly admit that they believe the
figure will be nearer 16,000,000 than
It will $5,000,000.
in tbe general appropriations bill
filed by the ways and means commit
tee of the House there Is contained an
aggregate appropriation of $8,J20.
The general appropriation bill does
not Include the eastern Oregon aay
lum, the amounts to be expended on
the University of Oregon, the Oregon
Agricultural College and tbe Mon
mouth Normal School, the continuing
appropriations of every character, tbe
amounts to be allotted for country
road and highway Improvement,
should the expected compromise be
tween the fsctloas be carried through.
aad numerous other Items.
Special Appropriations Heavy.
The way and means committee of
the House decided to allow tbe eaet-
cra Oregon asylum $310,000 Instead
of the $400,000 asked. It was also
coacluded to grant the Monmouth
Normal School $50,000, one-half the
amount petitioned for. Then there Is
$570,000 contained In the Oregon Ag
lieultnral College bills. Including Its
biennial appropriation. The Univer
sity of Oregon la scheduled to receive
In round numbers $503,000 for Im
provements sad acquisitions of land
and $250,000 for salaries and mainte
nance appropriations for state boards,
eleemosenary institutions, fair asao
clationa (which have Increased by a
dosen In two years). Improvements
and additions for the stats Insane asy
lum, the penitentiary, the home for
the blind, the home for the feeble
minded and other stste Institutions,
not contained la the general appro
, prtatlon bill, which does not include
V Improvementa of any character, the
appropriation f $50,000 contained In
b,U 'or the Astoria centennial
" celebration, amounts ssked for fish
V1"" ' hatcheries snd increases in salarlea
t scheduled for many offlcea. with more
Z t depntiea, and creations of new offices
with goodly salarlea and expenses.
- Tbe state Is growing, say the legls
JJ Utor! Property values are increasing,
C Improvement are going ahead rap
: .'y idly, Institutions are building up and
' greater appropriation should be ex'-
pected. 'Thi cannot 'be denied, but
tompared with ' the appropriations
mads by the , Legislature two years
. ago, which stsggered the taxpayera,
, - the sum total this session will convey
;-' the impression that tbe growth must
7- Ire so rapid that the state will soon
box Is fixed at IS Inches long, im
Inches wide, 104 Inches deep, Inside
measurement. Dimensions prescribed
for the pesr box are: 18 Inches long,
11H Inches wide and 8 Inches deep.
Attack On an Initiative Law.
Thirty-two members of the House
voted to repeal the law passed by the
people at the last election prohibiting
fishing with any other device hut the
hook and line cn the Rogue River
It Is the first of the people's measures
to be tampered with at the preseftt
session and those behind tbe proposal
bad no easy time In getting a majority
of the representatives to vote with
To Protect State Fund a.
The misappropriation of state funds
Is made Impossible by the passage In
tbe House and Senate of a bill re-
ftutrTn grth r "secret ary-of- state- to -pass
upon and determine the validity of all
expenditures by state officers. Another
blir which paased the House will have
a far-reaching effect in bringing all
moneys now held by various board
Into possession of the state, for It
compels the treasure' or any other
person having possesion or control of
unexpended state money In the hands
of any board, commission or other
state organization to turn over the un
expended atate money within 10 days
from the passage of the act.
Conflicting Asylum R sports.
Conflicting reports aa to ths suit
ability of tne sits purchssed for a
branch Insane asylum at Pendleton
were made. Tbe report of the Joint
legislative committee, presented to the
Legislature, approves ths site selected
and declares It tbe most suitable and
appropriate of thoae available. In the
report filed simultaneously with Gov
ernor West, the committee, consisting
of former superintendents of the ssy-
lum, named on the committee by tbe
governor, flnda that the alte pur
chased by tbe atate la not convenient
or practicable for th purposes for
which it was bought
House Declares fer Clesn Pupils.
Members of the House backed up
the Senate in Its demsnd for cleanli
ness among dudIIs la the nubile
schools and passed Senator Chase'
bill which empowers the board of di
rectors f any school district to en
force sanitary regulations governing
the personal appearance and cleanli
ness of untidy pupils.
Prohibit 1 1 ntermarrlago of Races.
With Clemens. Clyde, Mann, Pierce,
Few persons bave ever been aware
of tbe connection Prealdeut Lincoln
bad with spies. It la singular bow
those raa ( found to do such work.
especially, since an tguomlnlou death
la the penalty for twins caught. Tbe
etrangest feature of tbe spy system
Is that the more delicate woman should
bave done ber share In It.
One day a girl about twenty four
yeara old went to Allan Plnkerton,
who waa at the bead of the United
States secret service bureau, and told
him that ahe bad lived at Richmond,
the rapltal of the Confederacy, and
waa auppoaed to- b a seceesloulst. She
proposed to go there. Intending to offer
ber services to the Confederate gov
eminent, to return to Washington and
take bark Information to Richmond.
la other words, by pretending to be
In th Confederate aervlce she hoped
to get Information of their Jntentlona
or condition for the Federal aoveru
tuent She said her object wss to
make money to lift ber ak-k mother
out of porty.
HAVI BCST RECORD FOR
PAST TIN YfAR J,
Striking aa average for tea
years, Conule Mack's Philadel
phia Athletics bare s larger
percentage of victories than any
other American league club,
thelt grand average being .076.
During only one season that of X
IKHrV-have tbe Atbletka failed
to finish better than .000. Tbe
Chicago White Sox are aecoud
with a graud averaK of -Ml
having bad two bad seasons.
1003 and 101X Boston Is third,
alao with two lslug seasons,
while Detroit Is fourth, having
been as low aa .3.S3. Then comes
Cleveland with having
fallen below .(WO In four years.
Th Napa' high water mark
baa been .683 In 11)03. It low
water mark .397 In 1901. Tbe
Athletics when they won tbe
pennant, last season set a new
high mark for the league with
.CSO, Boston being tbe former
bolder , with .OtM. . Washington
holds the booby record with
I RACING ON THE
ICE IN CANADA,
Sport That Even tho Horses
Seem lo Enjoy. .
! I LESSONS FOR SOME TRAINERS
BADGERS' NEW ROWING COACH
rtnkerton set several trans for her Harry Vail. Fsrmee Harvard Man. te
Take Charge of Wisconsin Msn.
With the engagement of Harry Vail
of Georgetown, Canada, aa coach of the
Wisconsin crew for this year wilt coioe
th end of tbe form destroying, back
breaking, bucketing stroke which baa
been tbe characteristic of tbe crews
from the western collrgsntfough
keepale, N. T.
He takes the place of Sweetlaod,
who bad succeeded Tea Eyck. but waa
in order to test ber fidelity to tbe
Federal cause, and. having satisfied
himself of It sent her to Mr. IJncoln.
This wss la 1S'i4, when the struggle
waa drawing to a close. Tbe work
Mr. Lincoln gave ber to do waa to dis
cover what commissary stores were In
Rk-hmoml ami what further eupplluaJ
could be obtained.
Kate Bale went to Richmond, going
through the lines without ' much
trouble. Her accent, which she hsd unable to fill bla engagement on ac
Reynolds, Smith and 81mpaon voting 'dracy rollapned.
acquired In tbe aouth. waa distinctly
southern snd a great help to her. She
wormed herself Into the confidence of
ths wife .of aa Important officer la the
Confederate commUutary department
and naked him if there waa not eotne
plan by which ahe could assUt aouth-
era aympatblxers in the north In
running eatables Into the south, fie
told ber there were only two wsys.
by blockade running snd by getting a
vessel to some spot of southern terri
tory unwstrhed by northern troops.
She proponed to start an expedition
on the last named plan.
She waa taken to President Psvls
and to tbe commissary general. She
told them that abe knew southern men
In Baltimore wbo would run supplies
through if sure they . would be met
by a southern fores. After much dis
cussion a point was named where sup
plies might be landed.
During these discussions tbe spy
lesrned that If Grant succeeded In
tsklng Petersburg, sll supplies belnar
rut off from the south, the troops and
people of Richmond - had almost no
provisions whatever to rely upon. Tbe
surrender must follow very soon.
Having gained tbe Information abe
wished for. Miss Beale made ber prep
arations to return to Washington.
The day before she Intended to set
out she wss met 00 tbe street by s
man one of the many Washington
southern sympathizers wbo waa car
rying information to Richmond and
who bad seen ber not long before com
ing ont of Allan rinkerton's office. He
looked at ber with a pair of steel gray
eyes under busby eyebrows and with
a more than ordinary interest. She did
not remember ever having seen him
before, but considering ber mission abe
felt sure ahe was in danger.
She pretended not to notice tbe
msn's interest in ber. Walking on.' but
wtthotJtttn-ntng"to see 1fbs followed
her. she spied an empty csb. Beckon
ing to the driver, be pulled up at the
curb, and she entered, telling blm to
drive ber to ths presidential mansion
As she wss driven away tbe aaw tbe
man still looking at ber, but pretend
lng not to notice ber.' When she stop
ped at tbe president's borne and alight
ed tbe man came hurrying up. She
went in and asked for Mr. Da via. Hs
waa busy at tbe time; but, having wait
ed awhile to see blm, she went away.
When she psssed out of tbs door ths
msn with the bushy eyebrows bsd dis
appeared. Apparently ber bluff gams
But she dare not remain In Rich
mond a minute longer. Not daring to
go directly northward, abe concluded
to drat go aouth and told ths cabman
to drive her to ths battlefields that
bsd been fought on by Lee and Me
Clellan two years before, and. arriving
there, she dismissed him.
Hiring vehicles where she could.
walking where sbe could not hire
tbem, sometimes floating in a stolen
boat on tbs James river, she at last
reached Fortress M u n roe. In posses
sion of tbe Federsl forces. There sbe
found a naval transport about to leave
for tbe north and. reaching New Tork.
took a train -for Washington.
When the nams of Kate Beals was
taken up to Mr. Lincoln bs muttered a
thank God", and directed that abe
abould be Immediately conducted to
him. When she entered tbs room
where be was snd be arose to greet
ber it seemed to ber that his tall, lank
figure would never cease rising. He
took both ber bands in bis. and bis ex
presslve. eyes told ber how relieved he
wss to see ber.
I have Important news for you, Mr.
Lincoln," she ssld, and she told blm
what she bad lesrned. .
It wss but a month after that that
Grant took Petersburg and the Con-
count of sickness. Vail was assistant
coach at Harvard for alx years, and
the westerners will be taught tbe
Wray atroke, which haa been a great
aid In Harvard victories Istely, snd
Wisconsin abould bs more dsnperoua
than ever In June on the Hudson. For
aeveral years Vail coached the success
ful Ariel Rowing club sf Baltimore.
C0UL0N GOING ABROAD.
Clever Bantamweight Fighlse Will Try
Hia Skill Against Fereign Cracks.
Johnny Coulon. claimant of Ibe ban
tamwelght championship, thmiich his
father and manager, h:is m-repted a
tentative offer to tuske. hl flr-t ap
o. the House psssed Peterson's bill
prohibiting tbs Intermarriage of
whltee with Japanese or Hindus. Ths
bill also prohibits such marriages be
tween whites and persons having oae
fourth Japanese or Hindu blood.
Ae Yoti a Subscriber to the
If Ths Morning Enterprise Is to bs aa successful as tbe interest of Oregon
City demand It must needs have the support of all. Tbs new dally baa
bs; work before it in boosting Oregon Cy and Clackamas County Your
Jnsjet mesa more strength for tbe work.
7&J? Help Bocat yoot own Interests?
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f-, w, SLSlM' mi 1
Kate Beale was paid a large sum
from the secret service fund, with
which ahe ministered to ber mother's
wants. She ssld afterward thut the
work waa ao fasclnstlng that bad the
war continued longer abe would have
mads snot ber trip.
If you would sell
Try what tbe cheap column of th
Horning Enterprise eaa da far you.
JOBHST COULON, OLBTVBH L1TTLB BANTAM
pearancs) in England against tbe Ana
trallan bantam to be named by Pro
moter Mclntoab. Coulon Is to meet
the best bantamweight that Promoter
Mclntoab can secure.
Amerioa Building Six Beata Speolally
ts Keep British Trophy Hers.
Commodore II. II. Melville of the
Motor Boat Club of America, apeaklug
at tbe dinner of the . Royal Motor
Yacht club In London recently, an
nounced that no less than six boats
are now being specially built in this
country to try to keep the British In
ternatlonal trophy here thla year. The
races, be said, would be beld In Hunt
ington (N. Y.) harbor.
Smithsen te Join Olymplo Club.
Forest 8mlthson. champion high
hurdler and bolder of the world'a rec
ord in tbat event, will Join tbe Olym
pic club of San Francisco In addl
tloo to bla skill in stbletlcs, Smlthson
recently while In Portlsod. Ore., took
up aviation and Is quite an expert in
handling a biplane and Is a clever
automobile driver. He will be one
of tbe contestants In the Portland road
race, which Is scheduled to take plsce
In Ssn Francisco on Feb. 22.
Jennings te Try Kirks In Left Field,
nngbey Jennings Is banking upon
Jay Kirks, a young lnflelder. to suc
ceed Matty Mclnfyre In left field.
KIrke was not a bowling success s a
an lnflelder. but Manaaer Hurher
thinks that ths youngster Is possessed
of enough speed and bitting ability to
ably supplant ths veteran.
Another Qiant Wrsstler After Ootoh. .'
Another foreign wrestling glsnt hss
srrived In tbls country In the person
of 8amson. tbe German Hercules, wbo
Is resdy to tsks on a few American
heavyweights. Samson 1 described ss
being twenty-eight years old and
stsndtng six feet four Inches high and
weighing 200 pounds.
"Don't envy the well dressed worn.
an!" Buy a Kabo corset at W. A.
Hsndlers of Hsmsss Harass Who
Think That Trotters snd Psoer Must
Be Conditioned In Warm Climal
should Vloit Dominion's Trsske..
Those trsluers of trotters sud pacers
wbo find difficulty, In getting their
charges ready for the early tneetluga
of tbe graud circuit, whlcb never
opena until June la almost over, abould
visit Canada during the winter mouths
and take a leaf from the experience
book of 'hair fellow horsemen of th
From the time the anow come their
trotter snd pacers are kept at work,
and by Christmas, when tbe Ice racing
season begins, they are ready to go as ,
many beata aa are necessary to get
tbe money. When tbe anow and Ice j
disappear In the early spring the 1
horses have a short letup, but tbe mo-
ment the half mile-tracks are fit-to
drive on the work of preparation for
ths spring, summer and autumn cam
paign la ..resumed the meetings ona J
majority of the tracks being scheduled ,
to open on May 2-1. known throughout I
Canada aa Victoria day.
The fashionable trainers wbo find it !
necessary to spend tbs winter months 1
at Memphis, Tenn.; Mscon. (is., or In !
California would probably be afraid to j
eubject tbelr peta to tbe euppoeed i
rigors of ths Canadian climate, but the
trainers of tbe northwest say tbat ths
cold, bracing atmosphere and the abort.
sharp work on the snow or Ice are '
beneficial to the horses reared there 1
and point to Tbe Eel, General II. and j
ether stsr performers ss proof tbst the
argument ts sound. There Is on thing
certain when tbe grand circuit oens 1
tbe horses from all parts of Csnsds '
sre as Bt as Inn nurtured lu tne
south and often fitter. ,
For Ice trotting tbe homes are, of
course, so shod thst there is little ;
chsncs for a mishap. There are calk- j
ins of raxor edg aharpnes to hold the ,
bora firmly on tbe anow or Ice, and ,
these Iteiret confidence to an unusual
degree. They are placed one at Ibe toe 1
crosswise and one 00 either flange run I
nlng lengthwise at the heel. Aa tbe j
trotter or pacer marches over tbe fro- !
sen surface of the road or track the
cut with a eharply defined . "cheep j
cheep" at each step, a ltd the sound of :
a bunch of horses racing Is Inspiriting
There wss a -time when horse rsclng 1
over tbe ice drew sleighs, but It wss 1
found thst tbe rubber tired sulky In :
vogue during tbs summer months was j
better sdspted to tbe game, aa It did ,
not altde at the turns, and on the half :
mils or other fractional course thla ad- !
vantage could not be overlooked. j
Tbe Ice meetings arranged through- J
out Canada bave sufficient money add- ;
ed to make It worth while training and I
raring a good borae. Tbe purses and 1
stakes In Ottawa, the capital of the
Dominion, are especially aubstantlal.
and the Americana who bave crossed
tbe border expecting eaay game bave
Invariably been surprised at tbe cali
ber of ths horses. At Ottawa the
coarse .Is onine Otta wariTerand..
thousand of enthusiasts crowd the In
closure. Speculation Is unrestricted,
and many thousands of dollars change
hands during the meeting.
At Montreal and some other points
ths horses race over a half mile course
which has been especlsily prepared.
Tbe surface la scraped until a bed of
Ice or bard anow la aeon red. and this la
In turn sprayed snd sprinkled till tbe
desired footing Is obtslned Comfort
able qusrters with every accommoda
tion for man and beaat are alwaya pro
vided, and tbe horses srs rubbed dry
in stalls where th temperature Is
ths ssme ss would prevail In the open
In June. Naturally great care la taken
tbat none of tbem catches cold, and
the drivers are In tbelr seats before
tbe doors are opened. .
Jsp te Lssm Bssobsll From MoOrsw
Togo 8. Hams mot o of Tokro has
oeen given written permission by Man
ager McGraw of tbe Glanta to go to
Marun springs in the aprlng and stnd
the game aa played by tbe Glanta so
be can go borne and teach bla country
mm tbe fine points of our national
Harold Chase, twenty-seven. Is the
youngest msnager In sitber ma lor
Ownle Bush, the 'midget shortstop of
the Detroit Tigers, got mors bases on
bslls than any other American league
player. Bush received eighty-one pass
aimer Uuggina In 151 games In
the Notional Isngue walked 110 times
Long John Anderson, former mem
ber of tbs New York Americans, who
boasts tbe record triumph of fast com
pany In stealing second with the bases
full, will try to come back, as ht
sacker of tbs Providencs Grays thla
Long Larry McLean, the hecksmn r
the Cincinnati Reds, declarea that be
will discard shin guards Inatead be
will wear leather caps for bla knees.
McLean says the shin guards slow him
op and Interfere with his sneed both
on ths bsses and behind tbe bat.
TTn 1 tu atssdy cuetomor for
tnis spses. Either sax. Es- )
ponsncs unnecessary. Judl. )
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thing te ssll snd something te e
ssy will find this ths propsr
grssee foe a business slog. Ns
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Oregon CKy. Oraejeei.
Butter for sale 75c at Seeley'a.
HOLMAN ELECTED GOVERNOR.
Councilman Succssds Judge Ryan On
Commercial Club Board
Councilman Roawell L, Holman ha
been elected a member of the Hoard
of Governor of th Oregon City Com
merclal Club, to fill the vUncy
caused by the resignation of Judge
Thomas F. Ryan, who left the city
ror Salem to become chief assistant
to State Treaaurer Thomas B. Kay.
Mr. Holman la a well known bualneee
man of Oregon Cltr. and has h.n .
member of the council from the first
ward since January laat.
Is to be as successful as the inter
ests of Oregon City demands it
must needs have the the support
of all. The new daily has a
big work before it in boosting
Oregon City and Clackarrfas
County. Your support means
more strength for the work.
Will You Help Us
Boost Your Own
For a limited time the Morning
Enterprise will be sold to paid
in advance subscribers as follows:
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By mail, year 2.00
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