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HADE BY LORIMER
UNATOR TRY8 TO WARM THE
N A T E TOWARDS HIM BY
.ALLUSIONS TO POVERTY.
DENIES CHARGES OF WRONG DOINC
j.tiator JBsverldge Will Make Anawar
Tody Not Ballawad That San.
atora Can Ballava Lorlmer'e
....iiivi:tmN Feb. 22 (Hlil. i
. , iiwi Hi'iininr from Illinois.
niiJ" a personal appeal to the Senate
imlny III II la ucienae nnni 1110
rlmri!"' t tn I"' was elected a the re
iuli of syBieiiiatlc bribery. Mia de
ferine K"',r1 denial of all th
The Hwiate aid mil ium w
.i.. ...n..r Iml at once ha concluded
tiMik up Hi" ititlon of Japanese
treaty Senator nevenuge aiaicu
lo make anawer tomorrow.
The aunt and aubalaiira of Ir!mcr'a
ipnral a i Hi" ae.ntlmenl of Hen.-
.... ii.. i. lit of rarlv struxli-a In
n tff'irt sympathy, and of how
h won tho volea or iiemnrraia
ihriiiivh friendship whoae foiindatlun
aa personal sympathy. Ha told hla
ilory well, WKil iiiiib; mat i
likely tn win sympathy. It la believed
lhal be will wlu from bat element
rnttrlnn into the final aettlement of
u niMM?td to make a
tninit speech and one that will ha
masterful mid convincing. Few are
lllcrly v ile for liitiier rrom a ie
,.f In hla innocence.
Hta Mamorlalliad Congraaa on tha
Msttar of Japanaaa Traaiy.
HACHAMKNTO. Feb. 22. Hpl.)
California Hi-nale tonigni aaopieu
.u.iutiuna mkUIiik Congresa to refuae
to tba lulled Slates Senate to re-
f.iM assent lo tha Japanese treaty aa
KlTn It by President Taft. . Tha vote
unan inoua Tho lower nouaa ai-
ii discussed tha matter.
8ALKM. or . Feb. 22 (8pl ) The
students uf Willamette I'Divarauy
wnt on atrlke today hwauaa the fac-
kilty would not Klve thm a holiday on
h orraaloo of WaahlnRton a turtn-
Mar. Tber rrfuand to recite ana
kiMnt tha day fining; up Ilia athletic
Bifid The young women Of the 'col-
ir icave a ff'd to the uoya toniKht
WILL DEDICATE CHURCH.
Vdvtntiata Will Hold Ceremony Neat
Th Adventlat rhurrh. on Beventh
Itrft ni-ar the Kaatham achool, la to
di'itimird flundar. The dedication
tmrlm-a will tie hold at S o'clock In
he afn rniMint at w hich time the foi-
lnt proaram will ue given:
Pcrlptuio IteadlnR, Elder (i. W. PettK
nrorailnn Klder I . A. Itanaon
rmon EvanKellat Martin
Inanrial Hrport . . . .Taator C. J. Cole
I river Elder T. II. StarbucK
kotia "All IUH"
lt-nllrilon ..i.iwTaator A. Johnaon
Ctlebrata Waehlnaton'. Birthday.
Wanliliiitlon a lilrthday waa obaerved
In t'n In city by the courthouae em-
blnyea, Imnk employee and aeveral
rrirc-a were cloaed giving them a holl
lit thv annrnclated.
tha arhool cloaid during the dny, and
n tha vonlng a grand Dan waa given
v the Columbia Hook ana leaner
ompuny at the Huach hall, and the
luunt Pluaiiinl Imnrovement Club
ve Ha annual banquet and enter-
alnmont at the Mount Pleaaant
irmara of tha County Waking Up.
In the rllv Tnnaitav and while her
l purrhaaed apray for hla orchard.
tna rnrmi-ra of thla county are iwi
u to the fact that If one would ralaa
n fruit ho muat care for It ana mat
I lint 1 1 lM W - II m ,Ka llmt
Mi.v nil ill uitg mill III F -
thftl (Haw I. . .. I. I V. ,1.. 1 1 mwA the
Vlinauj and If they will but put the
TMrj care Into the combination
'"y can accompllah aa good reauue
" iu nooa River.
bare just received a Urge
Nment direct from the fac-
7 of the celebrated JOHN
STETSON and The
AMETTE HATS for
pring made exclusively for
ls by the John B. Stetson Co.
'hiladelphia. Hats that have
Jhe stamp of style and char
acter. Don't fail to triem
a. t eat4
WEATHER FORECAST. .
Oregon City and rorllmid
Kalrj riorlhiTly wlmla.
OrcKon (li.ni-rully fuir; vnr-
luhlu wlnila. '
WILL INDICT THEM.
Election Frauda to Ba Severely Pun
lehed at Danville, III.
DANVIIJ.K, III., reb. 22. Mi-n
promliii'ii In biialiiitaa and aiK-lul llf
wlll e Indicted by the Vermillion
county grand jury thla week In the
vole traffic InvuHilKnf Ion, according to
a punitive (Induration mnde Hunduy
rilght by (iiMirnn D W't'lHliiKi-r, a mem
bur of the grand Jury and apeclal
proHci utor alme the ouatlng of Htate'a
Mr. Welalnger anld the Jury had ma
lTlul for "a atari ling number of In-dlctmi-nta
and aeveral caaca of per
jury." A preliminary riiirt of a big batch
of vote-ai-lllng liidlctmenta will be
made Tueiday or Wedneaday at the
luteal, he auld.
"People are aaklng If the grand
Jury Invfatlgntlon la ever going to
come to anything, anld Mr. Welalng
er "I'olllleliina will find that It will
be daiigeroua to try to bliM'k ua. The
Idea that If Indictment a are returned
no one will be punUhed will prove a
aad mlatake. Every ' Indictment will
be backed with evidence that will
aland teatlmony In court. The thor-
otighneaa of the work la the rraaon
why the mllla aeem to be grinding
May or May' Not Be Good Wa Muat
CHICAOO, Kob. 22 (Spl. I Theo
dore Itooaevelt tonight aald that uu-
leaa new melhoda gave ua better re
aulta we did not want to cling to them.
He waa apeaklng with reference to the
new methoda being tried In Oregon
the Initiative, referendum and recall.
He auggeated that we muat make ad
vancement, and If one method will
not accompllah thla wa muat try
Ruaala Won't Force China.
WASHINGTON. Keb. 22. (Spl.)
Huaala aaya that Chlnn'a aoawer to
four out of the alx queatlona la aat
lafaclorv and that It will atOD Ita
Ma.k rn Ik a II a Til V If ft tt 1 1 tMM fi iT.
elgn natlona that the dlapute over the
remaining two polnta at laaue ran wait
and thnt no retaliation will be at
HORSE LEFT TO STARVE.
Gladstone Owner Told to Feed and
Care for It at Once.
Word waa brought to Mra." Anleta
McCarver. prealdeut of the Clackamaa
couuty humane aoclety, that a home
waa being allowed to atarve by Ha
ownera, who live in tiladatoue. Ac
companied by Adam Wllklnaon, the
aoclety'a officer, ahe went to that
place Wedneaday In make an Inveatl
T- I. A . . . . . n .1 !. AMfBk'
ilV UFI WO " ll'llllU BHU llll- ",
era liH-ated. The facta ahowed a Had
neglect of the horae and the ownerj a
woman, waa given to underatand tht
aomething muat tie done at once. TIm
owner aald. the" horae would not com
to the barn for food, but the atory wna
not believed by the offlccri; . 1
HOOK AND LADDER CO.
WINS NEW LAURELS
FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL BALL
PROVES A VERY ENJOYABLE
OCCASION WEDNESDAY EVE.
Th Columbia Hook and Ladder
Company gave Ita forty-aecond annual
ball at lluach'a hall Wedneaday even
ingThe event proved a great auc
cena, both aa to numbera and aa to
the enjoyment of the oecaalon. Over
four hundred were In attendance and
all unite In expreaalng themaelvea aa
well pleaaed with the arrangementa
for a Jolly good time.
The firemen of the city have aerved
the public for many yeare without
cnmpenaatlon, and many of thoae who
attended on thla occasion did so to
ahow their appreciation for what the
fire laddlea have done for the public
In the way of providing protection and
safety, and for the preservation of
In return for the patronage the fire
men showed their appreciation by en
tertaining their gueata In a moat de
lightful manner. The floor committee
la deaervlng of especial mention for
the courtesies extended to all. le
llcloua punch was served to all dur
ing the evening, and was prepared by
Chaa. E. Murray. The bowl aa pro
elded over by Edmond Dollack. Fox a
orchestra furnished music for the ev
ening:, playing many of the popular
aira and reapondlng to several en
Thla affair will be long remembered
nn of the moat enjoyable and most
successful functions ever given In the
The aeneral committee waa com-
nnaed of Job. Beaullau. Thoa. Trem-
h.ih and Henry Hennlngaen.
Floor committee Henry Hennlng-
sen. C. E. Burns, jr., u. w. rope, j.
Davenport, Wm. Mulvey and W. 8yn
'Bible Class Hae Social Evening.
The Blthlah, an organlxed clase or
the Methodist Sunday achool. met at
the home of Mlaa Myrtle Cros. Tues
day evetrlng. - After the business ses
sion refreshments were aerved and a
most enjoyable time was bad Thoae
preaent were Mra. Orace Cox, Mrs.
Haxel Humphreya. Mra Adah Hen
drlcka, Mlases Myrtle Cros abe1
Morse Nettle "Kruse, Adah Hu bert.
Maude Smith. Cleo and Malva DlHow.
Elva Blanchard, Anna Lunt'.K"'
Cantrell. Sarah Hendricks, and the
Mlaaea Buel. - ' '
Read the Morning Enterprise.
OUKOON CITY, OREGON, THURSDAY, VEUUUAUY 23, 1911. .
WELl KNOWN COUPLE
CEREMONY PERFORMED BY REV.
FATHER HILLEBRAND, IN
A pretty, wedding ceremony waa per-1
at the St. John'a Catholic j
Wedneaday morning at High i
Maaa at 9 oclm k. when Mlaa llnne
Schi-rxinger. of Clackamiia Helghta,
became the wife of Mr. Jmiiea Ivl
McAitulty, Father Hlllebrand perform-
Ing the marriage ceremony. During I
the ceremony the choir rendered an
anthem, making It very impreaaive.
The bride waa gowned In blue allk
and wearing a long veil, which waa
held In place by white carnatlona, and 1
carrying an arm boquet of the same
flowers, entered the church In com
pany of her sister, Mlaa Alice Scher
alcger, tha maid of honor, attired In
cream colored aerie, and they were
followed by the goom and hla beat
man, Frank McAnulty. brother of the
groom, and taking their places at the
chancel rail where Father HUlcbrand
united them In marriage. Many friends
of the contracting parties attended
the ceremony, and a few Invited guest a
repaired to the home of the brlde'a
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Scher-
xinger, of Clackamaa Helghta, where
a 'dellrliiiiH banquet conalatlng of all
f the delicacies of the season, were
Thi tables were prettily decorated
with while carnations and ferns, the
dining room correspondingly decorat
ed, while the living room waa In Ore
gon grape and evergreens. The young
couple were the reclplenta of many
beautiful and useful wedding gifts.
I'lKin their departure for their honey
moon, which will be spent at Salem,
they were showered with rice, and as
the bride threw her boquet It waa
caught by Miss Veta Kelly. The
brlde'a traveling gown was navy blue
with hat to match.
The bride and groom are well known
young people and have resided In thla
city for many yeara, the former being
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonn
Scherilnger, and the latter son of Mr.
and Mra. J. W. McAnulty. and have
many friends here.
Those attending the reception were
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McAnulty, Mr. and
Mra. John ScherxliiRer. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles R. Uvesay, Mr. and Mra. Vv.
H. Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. Iorenx
Nathe, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ung, John
Scherxlnger. Mlaa Veta Kelly. Miss
Emrnw Stangel. of Wllsonvtlle; (Jay
lord Godfrey, Mrs. 8. A. Long, Miss
Alice Scherxlnger, Frank McAnulty,
Mlas Clara Rotter. Mra. Frank Rotter,
Leo Scherxlnger, Joseph Scherxlnger,
Arthur "McAnulty. Mrs. M. A. Carllale,
Mlases Eva and Viola McAnulty.
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EFFECT OF RECIPROCITY.
How It Will Influence American Trade
According to W. N. White.
Referring to the effect of the pro
posed Canadian reciprocity agreement
on the American produce trade, W,
N. White quotes In the New York
Journal of Commerce the following
Poultry (dead) Present duty Be
per pound, Canada'a chief market for
turkey la England. At 12o per pound
ahe can flood New York and Chicago.
Poultry (alive) Present duty 6c
per pound. Any quantity of chlckena
can be sent Into adjoining towns
across tho border, such aa Buffalo,
Rochester, Detroit and Chicago.
Potatoes Present doty 25c per
buahel. From New Brunswick, which
adjoins Maine, millions of bushels can
be sent to the United States. She
can grow double the crop ,of New
York State, and at 30c a bushel will
contract for millions of bushels. Sam
appllea to Prince Edward Island.
Onlona Except for surplus stock
she does not want American, but for
early onlona from Texas America will
be the gainer.
Apples (fresh) Present duty 25c
per buahel. At the present time Can
ada'a only market la England In the
East and Alaska In the West She
grows better applea than America.
Her present output Is about 2,000,000
barrels. She could eaally grow 10,
000,000 and her 25o a buahel off would
drive the Weatern grower out of busi
ness. Freight! from Canadian points
being as cheap to New York aa from
polnta around Rochester, N. Y. '
Apples (dried) With the preaent
2o a pound duty taken off she can In
a few years revolutionise the Weat
ern New York dried apple business.
Peachea (fresh) Will benefit Amer
TURN TO LAUGH.
Haaton In Chioagj Inter Ocaan.
lea. California and Weatern point
could vend In freah peachea four
montha before th Canadian crop la
fit to pick.
Mutter Six centa per pound off. On
tario can produce double the weight
that can lie produced In New York
Stale and ahe will be well aatlafled
at 16 to 18c per pound.
Cheeae 8lx centa per pound duty
now, proponed to be free, will lower
prlcea In America 3c to 4c per pound.
Egga Klve centa per dozen off.
Canada can aend In any quantity at
1.1c, and with a low freight rate can
drive the Southern eg man out of
hAnlneaa, with the prem-nt exceaalve
Wheat 2,ric a buahcl. The Canadian
Northweat can drive Montana, Dako
taa and Minneaota out of bualneaa.
Hay Today In Canada $10 to tit
per ton. In New Yolk $20 to $24. in
Chicago $18 to $20. Seldom goea over
$12 in Canada.
. Oata Prince Edward Inland and
other parta of Canada grow double
the crop er acre to what Is grown
in msny parts of America
Sheep and lambs $1.60 per head
duty, to be free. " Everybody knows
Canadian aheep are larger. Their
aotl grow a more bone. They can All
New York State IntUead of Eastern
men going to Chicago atockyards
The Excuse for a Pleasant Afternoon
at Parkplace Church.
The Ladles Aid society of the Park
place Congregational church waa en
tertained yesterday afternoon by Mrs.
John Kent and Mrs. Frank Lucas at
the home of the former. A most de
lightful afternoon was spent by the
members and a few Invited friends
The decorations of the affair were In
keeping with the day, when many
American flags were used and notice
ably among the decorations were daf
fodils, which were used In profusion.
During the afternoon refreshments
were served. One of the features waa
the reading of the sketches and life
of George Washington, each member
The gueats were Rev. and Mrs
Jones, of Clackamas; Mra. J. T. Ap-
perxon. Mra. E. Fellowa, Mrs. Hen
drtcks. Mra. A. J. Wyman, Mrs. A. M
Brayton. Mrs C. Rivera, Mm. J. La
Deux, Mrs. A. Coffey, Mrs. H. Peck
over, Mrs. Bninner, Mra. W. A.
Holmes. Mra. F. Fraser, Mrs. F. J
JoneB. Miss Katie Brunner, Miss Grace
RAH FOR THE BOYS!
Mrs. Dye to Plan for One Day'a Place
In Open Forum.
Mrs. Eva Emery Dye, who has
charge of the Open Forum at the
Gladstone Chautauqua, has plana per
fected for a Boys' Day at the session
this summer. The plan Is to Invite
every local boya' organlxatlon In thlJ
section, and to hare a program that
will Interest and entertain the boys.
The Forum Is for local apeakers, and
several of those who have manifested
great Interest In the boya will be in
vited to talk to Young America on
A Valuable SCIENTIFIC REMEDY for
WEAK and DISORDERED KIDNEYS.
MORROW'8 KID-NE-OIDS are a val
uable Kidney Tonlo, for Men, Women
Preacrlptlons, and Family Receipts
Filled With Pur Drugs. -Quality
and Prices Right .
CHARFJAN & Co.
City Drug Store. .
Next Deor to Blectrio Hotel
Paclfle phone II Horn Phone 4t
LADIES' AID OF
PROVE THEMSELVES ROYAL EN
TERTAINERS AT BANQUET ON
WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY PROGRAM
Speakers From Home and Abroad
Make Addresses Not Soon to Be
Forgotten Two Hundred
The patriotic banquet and enter
tainment given by the Ladles Aid
society of the Christian church of
Gladstone at the hall Tuesday night
was one of the moat enjoyable and
successful affairs ever given at that
place. There were 200 people who
sat down to the chicken supper, which
was served by the ladies.
At 7 o'clock the guests marched Into
the hall to the strains of America, the
audience Blnglng while marching in,
and accompanied by the Patterson
brothers' orchestra, and took their
places at the prettily decorated tables
The decorations of the tablea were of
potted plants and miniature cherry
trees, the favors were of miniature
hatchets bearing the date and place.
The toastmaster of the evening was
C. A. Williams, of Gladstone. As
soon as the guests were seated at the
long tablet the Invocation was given
by Rev. A. H. Mulkey, pastor of the
Christian- church. Owing to the ill
ness of Rev. Robinson, rector of St.
Paul a Episcopal church, Rev. A. H.
Mulkey resKnded to a toaat on "Pat
riotism in the Home and Church."
T. J. Gary'B toaat waa "Patriotism in
the School." I'rof. Pratt, of Portland,
"Washlri1tdf Mayor O. E. Freyiag
on 'Patriotism In the City." Judge
Cavanaugh. of Portland, responded to
a toast on the flag and spoke of
George Washington and of hia relig
ious 'life. Mr. Webb, of Portland,
sang "The Sword of Bunker Hill." and
responded to an encore, wbtcn was
The Vacant Chair." Rev, Kerr, oi
Portland, gave reminiscences of Abra
ham Lincoln, and this waa followed by
'Dixie." bv the Pastime Quartette,
composed of Garland Hollowell, John
Mulkey. Homer Hollowell ana wcior
Gault. Never before waa this quar
tette In better votoe than on thla oc-
casion, and during the evening -ren-
dered several selections, wnicn were
responded to by encores. Mrs. Meta
Barlow Lawrence with -her apienaia
and well-trained contralto voice ren
dered "Red. White and Blue," and
fairly captured her audience, the
quartette accompanying her, and on
the lant stanza the audience arose and
Joined Mrs. Ijiwrence and the Past
Time Quartette, and as the last notes
of this song were fading away th
room wes darkened save the light at
the rear of the flag, which made a
moHt magnificent effect, and gave to
all present the feeling of patriotism, j mg(Je a gtart tnat made u poggibie to
The G. A. R. Drum Corps was pres- gtay Bnd cnJoy ,lfe tt,8 wm au
ent to assist In the patriotic exercises, chan?e when once the drift turns to
aud the old soldiers showed their pat-1 waf Jg ,nlg cy wnk.n lt wiii sure do
rlortc spirit when they rendered ,h rallwty r,te and service are
Dixie" and many other old familiar
war tunes.,. Before the commencement
of the entertainment the drum corps
rendered several selections near the
poatoffice building, and drew a large
crowd. The members of the corps
re P. O. Wells, O. L. Clyde, Captain
John Kelly. W. M. McClellan and E.
B. Grant. One of the features of the
evening s entertainment waa the reu-
dering of "Maasa's in De Cold. Cold
Ground." an encore by Mrs. Nieta Bar-
low Lawrence with the Past rimo
Quartette as a banjo accompaniment.
The ladles,, who had charge of the
affair, were dressed as Colonial
dames, and were very attractive with
their pretty gowns and powdered hair.
The banquet set before the people
will never be forgotten by those par
taking, and the women of the Chris
tian church have proved themselves
royal entertainers. The Patterson
orchestra rendered many selections
during the banquet hour.
The ladles having charge of the af
fair are as follows: Banquet, Mra.
P. G- Wells, Mrs. W. A. Schooley.
Mrs. Homer Rockwell, Mrs. Al. Blount,
Mrs. Oacar E. Freytag. Mrs. Oscar
Phoen, Mrs. C. A. Frost. Mrs. C. A.
Forshner, Mra. Grant Olds, Mrs. J. C.
Schmidt, Mrs. O. W. Church, Mrs. .J.
M. Hollowell; entertainment, Mrs. N.
C. Hendrlcka, Mrs. T. E. Gault, Mra.
Ralph McGetchle, Mrs. William Good
win. ELECTRIC HOTEL ANNEX.
Landlord Tobln Leases the 8ocond
Story of Gambrlnus Block.
J. J. Tobln, proprietor of the Elec
tric hotel, haa rented the Gambrlnus
block second atory as an annex for
hla house. It being Impossible to ac
commodate the trade with the present
number of rooms at hla .. disposal.,
There are 28 rooms In the block, all
heated with ateam and lighted with
electricity, and a few have running
water both hot and cold. Aa this la a
new block, with all the latest conven
iences, these rooms should preve very
popular and make the annex a portion
of the hotel most sought after.
" New C. E. Committee Named.
President Miller, of the Presbyterian
C. E. aoclety, has added a flower com
mittee to the list of otner worxers in
connection with that organlxatlon.
The personnel of the committee Is,
IJlllan Long. Etta Long ana eien
Ely. This le an Important committee
If the work designed Is properly lookea
after, and It Is the purpose of this
aoclety to do Ita work thorougniy
Presoyterlan China Shower Success.
The china shower given Tuesday
afternoon at the Presbyterian church
was a most enjoyable affair, and waa
attended by about 40 people. Many
pretty plecea of china were received
which will be used for the church
parties and socials. During the after-
noon Mrs. Leon DnsLarzes rendered
several musical selection that were
highly appreciated by her hearers and
was followed by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye,
who gave an Interesting talk on her
recent trip to the Hawaiian Islands,
and there waa a recitation by Miss
HISTORY OF OREGON.
Mrs. Eva Emery Dye Writes Chapter
Descriptive of Oregon City.
A Cleveland, Ohio, firm Is preparing
for publication a history of Oregon.
This firm has Issued similar histories
for a score of the Eastern States and
have now In press several from the
Western States. Mra. Dye waa asked
to prepare a chapter on Oregon City,
which she has done.
The proofe have been submitted to
her for correction and ahe Is very en
thusiastic as to what the book la to
contain. In preparing the data for the
article In question Mrs. Dye" became
more than usually Interested In the
work at hand and she says there was
much more of Interest to write con
cerning our picturesque little city than
one would think at casual glance. The
book will soon be on sale In Portland
and this city.
WHAT REDUCED FARE
WILL DO EOR US HERE
EXPRESSIONS AS TO HOW THE O.
W. P. MAY AID THE CITY AND
The reduced fare controversy on
the O. W. P. between this elty and
Portland has brought out many ex
pressions as to how the railway peo
ple may win popularity among the
citizens of this city. But chief among
the expressions was this: "The com
pany can do nothing that will win for
It more popularity than to double
track Its line to Portlanu and put on
an express train run between the two
"If the company would do that,"
tald the citizen quoted, "It would be
possible for the express run to make
the distance In 30 minutes. Only two
stops, at Milwaukie and Gladstone,
would be made necessary, and such a
run would please present residents
and bring many people1 from Portland.
"With Buch a service the rich Port
land merchants would many of them
like to comeiLere to live. That would
mean many nice homes, giving the
tax duplicate a big boost and make it
nnaalble to continue street Imnrove-
ment, Un we had one of the prettiest
ctle8 th8 Northwest country. And
that would mean a bigger and better
city, which all are striving for."
We know of no other spot in the
State where It is more picturesque
than here In Oregon City at least no
snot .more picturesque where It Is pos
sible to build a city. And with a ser
vice such as asked for above It la cor
ce sucn as asKea tor aoove i. cer -
in many people from Portland would
be pleased to come here to live,
One of the things that has pulled
this city down tn the past has been
: ,he movng am ty of people who had
i gg ROod ag thpy Bnoui,i be. And it is
certain the railway people will grant
the service when shown that it la to
be profitable, which it will be once
people begin to come here to build
Oregon City has the making of a
very prettv piace and the railway
can j0 m0re to hasten its com-
lnfE which will prove profitable to
lttnan any other agency tn the city.
..n,on of effort 0j an interests is
what Oregon City needs at thla time,
and one or two organization that are
working for the clty'a good are ac
complishing much towards that end.
Chorus Girl's Contest tonight at
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is not offered every dayT WHY PAY RENT and work out all your,
life Think the matter over at once and coma and talk with us.
We can help you get a home. A amall payment down and 10 per
month. Write for circular.
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House and 2 Lots $600
KANSAS CITY ADDITION
4 Lots ia Fisher D. L. C
273 Acres at Beaver Creek,
148 Acres near Stafford
111 Acres 3 miles from Oregon Electric. .. $11, 000
, " ' "
36 Acres on Willamette River 5 miles south
of Oregon City $5,000
Employers' an- Contractors' Liability Insorance
General Liability Insurance
R. W. BAKER
2 ond 3 Masonic Cldg. Oregon City, Ore.
rn WeeKj 10 Cents
AHEAD OF 0.V.P.
HEARING HAD IN THE CASE OP M.
E. DUNN VS. PORTLAND RAIL
WAY, LIGHT . POWER CO.
COMMISSIONERS HEAR CONTENTION
Belief of Those Present That Prosecu
tion Made a Favorable Im
- prcsslon With the
Citizens of Oregon City, with very
few exceptions, want a lower rate of
fare between Oregon ' City and Port
land. And to that end a movement
was Bet on foot to secure it a short
time ago that culminated in a hearing
before the Railway Commissioners of
Oregon at the Court House In this
city Wednesday morning. Messrs.
Campbell, Miller and Altchison form
the board and they were all present
when the case waa called Wednesday
The contention nas been that other
places in this part of the State are
enjoying better fare facilities than
Oregon City,- and that because of that
this city ia being discriminated
agalnat. The law does not provide a
way for discriminating and when this
Is shown it la up to the railway to
reduce the fare In conformity with
the best rate given, contributing con
ditions to be taken into account.
The case is known aa the M. E.
Dunn vs. Portland Railway, Light ft
Power Co. Oregon City railway fare
reduction caae, and the suit was begun
by Mayor Brownell several month i
ago, and the plea aet up waa for a
reduction of fare between thla city
and Portland. .
A full hearing waa had in the case
with the whole board Bitting in evi
dence. Mr. Brownell waa assisted by
G. B. Dimick. Livy Stipp and others,
while Franklin T. Griffith and Mr.
Hunt looked after the interests of the
There were numerous witnesses
present, and they were examined by
Mayor BrownelL The evidence
brought out ahowed Uiat the railway
company charged a less rate for num
ber of miles traveled around Portland
on the Springwater division of He Una
than the charge they make for the
same dlatance between Oregon City
and Portland. This, Mr. Brownejl
claimed, constituted a discrimination
against Oregon City and her people
as set forth in the law against dis
crimination. The evidence also showed that a
party could pay cash fare to Portland
and then could not get a transfer, but
, cagn fare to the Golf
. jjnkg and then a nlcMe makiDg 25
centa, he could get a transfer taking
him all over Portland, even to 8L
Johns, which wss also discrimination.
Mr. Hunt, on cross examination, ad
mitted this In answer to Mr. Brown
ell's question, and he also admitted
that this was discrimination against
Oregon City people.
There were many people from out
of the city preaent to hear the evi
dence presented to the board, and
quite a number were here from Mil
waukie, the people there being Inter
ested from the fact that they them
aelvea have a rate case pending.
Mayor Brownell feels confident the
board will order a reduction, but lt
Is not likely that the cut will be as
deep aa 15 cents thinks more likely
It will be 20 centa and 35 cents for the
The general sentiment waa that the
board had familiarized Itself with con
ditions before coming to the city and
that the evidence contained little that
was new to Its members. The feeling
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