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MOKNINO ENTEItrWSE, FItlDAY, MAKCH 3, 1011.
I know what I an, ,... -v.:
OREGON CITY, OREGON
K. C. BRODIE, Kdltoe and tvblleler.
"Knteml as rond-cl mattrr Jan
vary . 111. al tha poat offlra at Orraon
City. Oregon. undr the Act of March
tims if suncnmoii.
On Tw. by mall . . .
81a Mnnlha. by piall .
Four Mnntha, by mall.
Par wk. bS carrWr.. .
First Pa. wr inch Itrat Insartk . . . .lt
Plrvt Pajra. per Inch addad tnaartlona. .liM
Prfrn-a aoalUon any pags. S Inch
ftrat Insertion 1 I
Frrrrrrrd poaliton any pace.
Run paper other than flrat paga. par nv-h
rirwt Insertion He
Bun paper other than flrat pa. per inch
added Inarrtlona - c
Local I Ac per Una; to rerular adver-
tlaera Ic Una.
Want. For Sale. To Kent, etc . one
rent a word ,ftrt Uiasvtloa; one-half cent
Rate for sdrerttatn In tha Weekly
Bnterprtaa will be the aame aa la tha
dallv. for advert tenenn art especially
for the weekly Whera the advertisement
la transferred from the dally to the week
ly, without rhan re. tha rata will be Sc
aa Inch for tua of tha paper, and 190 an
Inch for special position.
Caah should accompany order where'
party la unknown In business office of
lrgal advert lelnc at legal advertising
Cirrus advertising and special transient
advertising: at S&c to S9c an Inch, accord
ing to apeclal condltkma governing tha
-Flre 8ale" and Bancrupt Sale" adrer
tlsements Uc Inch first Insertion: addi
tional Insertions same matter Ha Inch.
News Items and well w.lt'en art Idea
of merit, with Interest to local readers.
, will be gladly accepted. Rejected manu
scripts never returned unleaa accompan-
lad by alamos te prepay ooatassa.
CITY OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER.
We wonder If Roosevelt will shake
handa with Lo rimer the next time he
e . .
If Senator Lo rimer la game; and he
haa anything of the finer sentiments
of the sport, he will resign now that
he haa been "vindicated."
President Taft aeema Inclined to
give thoae in Congreaa who have been
meeting him half way an opportunity
for a fear daya of rest between ses
sions; likewise an opportunity to fix
up their fences at home.
If you have something of contempt
for Lortmer, who waa lighting for his
supposed honor, what must be your
feellnga for the Senators who In cold
blood could vote to shoulder him and
his Iniquity on the people of thla Na
The trouble with a mob la that It
haa no discretion. Those Chinese
merchant who' have lost their all al ! P'1"
.v. v-. .v- i. ,v- i Th situation.
men who robbed the populace and re-
duced them to the beggary In
we find them.
The fact that leading Japanese dl
plomata aay we shall have nothing to
regret from the Influx of Japanese
laborers Indicates that the Japanese
government wishes to keep on the
good aide of this Nation for a
Taft ia determined to have aome
kind of a reciprocity measure to go
.before 4he country with. It Is thus
np to Congreaa to see to It that It is
a measure that will pan out In the
next Congressional election, either for
"Any harbor In a storm" is the way I
. .. , , . . , . .
the sailor is said to feel. After read-1
lng the fight for Lorimer in the Senate ;
and the close margin with 'which he 1
waa saved, looks as if the Senator
had Uie sentiments of
The fact that Chief of Police Wap
penBteln, of Seattle, saye he haa noth
ing to say tells but little. If half Is
true that la told of the graft he pulled
out of the fire he certainly la in a
position where the least said the bet
ter for blm likewise the least done.
Our Brains Equal of
U ' 4. X".
' beautiful statue and writing great tragedies, and so they did it well.
In England and America we hare got into a habit of MAKING
MOTORCARS AND BUYING
well because wa esteem motorcars and stocks more highly than we
esteem philosophy and poetry.
, The fundamental aim of the drama is always to AMUSE, EN
TERTAIN AND ENLIGHTEN,
Eren the greatest and most profound dramatist must be a popu
lar playwright of hii day, but the other aim of the drama and the
national theater i to outer it, to CAUSE AN ALLIANCE BE
TWEEN LITERATURE AND VHE DWAXfA.
Portland publishers and real estate
man are making much of tho fact that
bulldinr fbxures In Portland war
double those In Seattle tha paat
month. Portland aeeme to be built on
a mora aolld baa than Seattle, yet
there ar aom thing about Seattl
that ar worthy of emulation
Every member of Council waa prea-
ent at th regular meeting Wedneeday
evening. And thta la not in nrat
time thla haa happened; In fact It la
often the cae even when apeclal
meetlnga and adjourned meetlnga are
held. Thla Council la certainly at
tending to bualneaa In good, shape;
and aa a aplrlt of wishing to do for
constituents eeema rue among tnem
If the people dont get what they want
from thla Council In caae what they
Want la right It will b a long time.
until they mUL
JOHN A. MOEHNKE PASSES.
Beaver Creek Resident and Former
Real Estate Man Dies. '
John Asa Moehnke died Thursday
morning at the home of hla mother.
Mrs. Michael Moehnke, In Beaver
Creek, after a lingering Illness. Death
was due to consumption,. Deceased
was born In Canada In 1876 and came
to Clackamaa County with hla parents
when he waa 1 yeara of age. H was
the aon of Charles A. Moehnke. For
14 years he worked In the Oregon
City paper mills, and IS yeara ago he
waa married to Miss Cora Smith, who,
along with three children, survives
him. During recent years Mr.
Moehnke had been ln the real estate
businesa In Oregon City and Portland
and bore a high reputation fot; hon
esty and bualneaa Integrity. -Two
brothers, three alatera. fiv atep
fcrothera and four step-sister survive
hlra. The funeral will take place at
13 o'clock Saturday from th family
residence.. Services will be held In
the Preabyterlan Church at Beaver
Creek and the Interment will be In
the Beaver Creek cemetery.
A freckled person alaiays wears
specks. . Did you notice that? .
American Consul Wishes to Feed the
WASHINGTON". March 2. to meet
the preaslng needa of the starving peo
ple of China, American Conaul-Getier-al
Wilder at Shanghai cabled the Sec
retary of State an urgent appeal to
the American people for the contri
bution of $100,000 more to be sent by
cable to the stricken people.
Mr. Wilder makea It plain that that
amount will be needed before the
army transport Buford. now loading at
Seattle, can reach China with sup-
Mr. Wilder adds. Is
riosnoratA While aome relief haa
heen given, thousanda are dying of
starvation. Bark and weeds, the Con
sul-General aaya. provide the only food
for thousanda.- - - - - t-
In a statement lasued by the State
Department yesterday hone waa ex
pressed that the American public
would make a generous response to
the sppeal for funds by the American
National Red Cross.
The Red Croea yesterday cabled
11000 to Mr. Wilder making a total of
$23,000 which the society haa dis
bursed. $16,000 having been cabled
directly to the stricken districts and
$7000 having been spent for supplies
for the Buford.
COURT REVERSES SELF.
Francis Heney Comment on th Re
cent Order in Abe Ruef Case.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 2. Fran
cla J. Heney. graft prosecutor, who
t conducted the prosecution " of Abe
Ruef. commenting today on the final
court order ending In Rnefs fight to
efK.ape , 14 Tar,f ,or8 brtb.
ery jn the final action a powerful
argument for the recall. The state
supreme court In vacating an order
T0n8 rehearing to Ruer virtuany
revergBd ,Uelf afteT u na(i been at-
tacked by the attorney general and
the legislature had started an Investi
gation of the court. Mr. Heney said:
"The fact that the supreme court of
California haa reversed Itself to sus
tain the conviction of Abraham Ruef
Is Important chiefly aa a sign of the
times of the new era. In which the
people are beginning to rule.
"That Ruef must go to Jail Is of
relative importance only. It Is lm-
We Are as Capa
ble as They
Br HENRY . JAMM. Author and
A FACT THAT THE AV.
ERAGE CAPACITY AND FOR
MATION OF OUR BRAINS
ARE QUITE EQUAL TO THOSE
OF THE GREEK PHILOSOPHERS.
POTENTIALLY WE ARE QUITE
CAPABLE OF THEIR ACHIEVE.
In Greece they got into a habit
of talking philosophy and carving
STOCKS, and we do it rery
Is Our Country Just In
'They' 0M: Allow;
Make fefefeH Worker
Good : J&y'
Citizens V Enter
By JACOB H. SCHIFF, New York Banker.
DO not believe a man alioulJ
bcctuae ho ia ILLITERATE or Uvauw bo HAS .U
MOXET. Sotuo of our prouiinent nioti tJay are mu of
illiterate parent who came through KlIU inlanJ.
I AV 1HAT WHEN A MAN
IS HEALTHY AND WILLING TO
TO ENTErt.PROVIOED HE IS NOT
The Hebrew represent 2 per
try. It should be at least 5 per
I believe, however! that
THROUGH THE WEST.
The IMMIGRANTS HAVE
not the wealthy aristocrat who
M.n .Hnin.i. , .n ...tinna
ahould be punished, but It la far more
Important that th people themselves
should control the administration of
Fear for Livestock.
PALPr . March I. The !
snow In the i higher mountains of i
Orant county-Jis deeper, than seen In
.-u ypra, ana unless 'winter nreans
aoon it la feared stock will suffer; as ;
hay la growing very acarce."
South Dakota Kills Equal Suffrage.
PIERHE.S- D- March 1. An eoual '
suffrage measure was killed In the ;
lower House of the South Dakota Leg-
slatur-today by a vote of 55 to 42.
It bad passed the' Senate.
Dining Room Has Been Made As Good
rbe"interlor of the dining room of
the Electric Hotel 1iaa been thorough
ly renovated by being papered and re- ;
painted. The tinting of the walla Is
of a dark green.- with an attractive
and new design of bordering, and haa
attracted a great deal of attention of
be JenioJ oniry into tlii countrr
COMES TO THIS COUNTRY WHO
. - . - sr. am A I I rAJ & 1
WORK HI Brloui.i o. www-
eent of the ppnlat ion of thU coun-
. i . 1 1 AAA
cent, ana we nee.i iuuy j,"
they ahouM U DISTKIIU'TED
. - . .
MADE TMI OOLM R t , and
live mi Fiflh avenm.
i the many patrons of that
ai ine rear i-i ...c
screens r or a urigm rea. mr rb to digest. It seems mat
electric light fixtures have also been 0n,,m cn,i,tii to hog th whole
added to th nm. The work waa l",. d runj lo i, utn around Oregon
charge of a S. Mohler.
lleauttfully illustrated In four colors.
-TlIlr onrl l mm iinnaii.t mif.sntli
serial by C. N A A M. Wllllamaon?
"WHAT WOMEN ARE DOING IN
March Sunset now on sale-
OCLESBY WRITES ON .ROADS."
Mark Prairie Supervisor Again
plies to Criticisms.
MARKS PRAIRIE. Feb. 27 (Editor
Enterprise) As you made several
misleading statements In your criti
cism of my letter In regard to the ap
pointment of a road engineer, I hope
you will be generous enough to allow
me spar to enlighten you on some
of the statementa 1 made, lou aay
I there la no oolitic In thla rod boss
! business, and I ought to know better
i than to make that atatement.
The Kind That
Our New Steel Die Embossing
Machine IS THE THING
In the front rank of the
SXr SET.-- -. on. of r
mr who'w'a. l WJ;
editor of . Kutcrprlne ne bo n
7hi. -road boas-' scheme was hat. hed
k tha -hi ftMir" of Oregon rity. anu
la a mimical scheme to I'ay 'lt
SrtlUMlTM and to kill c-r.aln mo.,
who will 1. t lor ttw. t our next
You -ay Mr. JKr and I).
Ick ar in lavor of a nrnd b.-. Mr
Dlmlck Informed me In ls..n Jha
ir a HMtd engineer was H.H.nted at
a big salary he would tender n,,,,r,,"1;
(on u- rtmd supervisor and also
nld ho had 1h" requested to rtte
loiter In favor, of a road Imsa but
refused to do so' as he would h
noihlng to do regarding. lb! maMer.
Now. regarit.ng Mr. Jagg.tr. Juat a
r..-, ..r.la lie haa bed at the Pie
counter for several year, and anyone
j who will hk at his reiK.rta of money
I spent will see that vast sums of m-m
ff have been spent In hla district.
' -I... i .i-i ... think he has wasted one-
' "third orW-wad tun aa the ex Judge
!hus tiurelv....lf he is an eipiri, -j
i h;' that Moiiilla road cost thla ctmnty
'so much money. I was Informed by
lone of the best county commissioners
lihis county ever h:.d that a rallrtm.
from Oregon City to MMnlla could
h.v. he..n built for less than what
that road has cost 'lark4mas County.
I see you are still quoting Judge
Dlmlck's statements about one third
of the road fund being wasted. This
statement- la somewhat like another
statement that la before me, "If I am
elected Judge I will put thla county
out of debt and be doing business on
a cash baal". Taxation shall l re
duced) or I shall reulgn." lld h do
either? II waa simply mistaken In
thla statemeni,aa he la In that state
ment out one-third of the road fund
being wasted. .'"
Now. Mr. BdltorT why do you not
publish aome lettera from aome of the
farmera of Clackamaa County along
with thoae lettera of "city people." I
have received a score or more letters
from the most prominent farmers of
i th a fount v tnanaina? me ior mo
. , . II have taken agalnat thla scheme of
hostelry., , .,.- them would make
r',iin for the Or.'gon City "hot
City. Wehave hearu or me rtairm
hog." but Oregon t'lty can show them
they are not "In If when It cornea to
We are well pleaaed that th Coun
ty Court can not be "bull doled" by a
lot of tai dodgers and the county far
mora will stay with the Court In turn-
Una? down this whole road Engineer
1 . tiKO. E OtJLESIlV.
' Several communications on the road
question are found In thla Issue of the
Enterprise. It Is th greatest econo
mic question, by all odds, In the
county. . V have opened the columns
of thla paper for the purpos of en-
coursglng an Intelligent discussion of
the subject. Whll many artlclea have
appeared from prominent laipayer In
favor of a more systematic plan of
road building, ao" far only ' tint. E,
Oaleabr. road aupervlaor of Marka
p. 0. LATOURBTTsl Prealdeot
THE FIRST NATIONAL BAf
Traneacte a 0neral tanking ualneaa.
Prairie, haa seen ill to endorse the
.rcH..nt sllpshixl plan or lark of plan.
Ills sr-rnnd r-Mnmunlrailon, while In
IMtatr lasle, la found elsewhere In thla
Issue. Again we Insist on assuring;
Mr. Osleshy, and all other-aupervlaor
I hat, as far aa this paper la concerned
and aa far as If haa any Information
oti the subject, there Is not the alliht
rat politics In.the road building ailia
lion. If Mr Oalvahy haa any secret
Information from 4ils long esperlnnce
In in. Ill les In this county, let him put
lib II and tell who la In thla awfql
political schKine. The- question baa
grown to such proportions that Insin
uations as to base designs, and "his
fours." end "tas dodgere," and such
stuff Uoni count. lt everybody come
out In the open. If we, are gelling
adequate results from the tremendous
sums of money poured on the roads
of this county, let some Intelligent
man who knows the county aa a whole
say ao, and tell us when and where.
The road fund la now In debt over
lllo.ooooo aud the taipayers of the
county are now paying In a apeclal
levy of ftft.ooooo to apply on this In
debtedness bealdas the very tidy sum
of flH.noo.oo Jor eipendlturs) this
yesr. The largeness of the question
ran be Inferred from the sums actu
ally expended on the roads and brtd
gc or me counij in ins lasi lour iws. suwis.t
. . Ihwra la lllil m .
years, aa follows: . . "
. 1.;S 17
There were 112.000 00 spent on
hiidgra last year. Add special taiee
lc ld In the varloua-road dlstrkts,
ami we have far more than a half mil
lion dollars expended on the roads
slone In Clackamaa County In tbo last
four years. Now what would thla vast
aum of money du'jf properly expand
ed? Ut us see. It would, at ,1300.00
a mile construct 200 miles of Brat
rlase rock, road and at 11260.00 per
mile, construct 400 ml tea of good'
gravel road. Now let Mr. Oglesby, or
some one, tell us what wo have gut
to etiow for tbo moro than $1,500,000
of bard coin put upon the roads of
thla county since we went under tho
cash road system In 1893. Mr. H. If.
Johnson, who wss County Clerk for
four years, mskes tho total spent on
tho roads during this period nearly
two million dollars, but In our dealro
to' be fair we jiavo adopted a much
lower figure, and we are well within
the facts. In the face of this tremen
dous situation It la folly to try to
array the city against tha country or
to pass slighting remarks agalnat any
Individual or to cry politico. The tax
payers from tho city and county want
to know where theae great sums of
Artistic Decoration at
Henry Bosch Company's
For the Season of Nine-.tern-elevfn
best ihs World affords
"! swat (kMra ai mi taal.
aaS Ml atOMiifa srlcaa
sm4. Tksrs k) sa sSlltailM M
HMtl tarS at Uintt WW
....it. SHIMI SIWSINM.
DO YOU WANT 1
ANYTHING . 1
Try the Classifcd CoIfl cf 1
. '" . 3000 Rt(i Daily
Teach your beys and girl. Ih, v.u.
Lei each child have Its ewn ssvlno. !
cultlvsts an interest In seeing l grow. la
1 There la ne batter way to lev ts. . '
Uvea of thrift. A goo .t.rt an, . '.'a H,
have a great Influence on the child's future '
This bank has a Savings DepartmcnL
The Bank of Oregon City
. CAPITAL. IM.000.00 - -
money ,r, lnr
l and UKln,
eating enr, lul .pp"'
H w.y. ,.,
IhHr oan pock
ur. ipnflilral frl,n V
a lamllloi, 0 criiicu, j!
this c.unly U,t lHf
reived as st1Wvunr fijl
$2:i6J;-.nd- h uT
rulatlves r.cel4 mUj.
12013 47 e.ndsdhu, ' "
Now. In th. uxxuu.)
Oglesliy. I him larlfi,
of the good cltMM0(ftr'1
are regaling lhrolrw ii
counter . .
Choice olftce rooas ktj
block; sleam hast lm
. Oregon CHy Heist 1
The gansrsl Buui hwi
downward. Is eeruii baa.
marked and la otaenjiiZ
lack of supply latwlis,
I when the averag Ii sum a
j dnry Is doaawtrt
mand yet and tha aria a.
heller prices for foot Sat,
isiut ai soy pact ritsii
! about 7ir to II the kg,)
; choice receiving a Utiles!
J Oaorlnga are Uitt ha talk,
t report Urge offartajx
mand light. Plasty sf a,
the country yet sad list s.
outside buyers Vert bstg'
welt for then bat set as
sterns salisned or, Us tow,!
Many are holdias lar sat;
higher (ban lbs aurketislk
ers csnnot ship Is atfar, t
shippers may hsn a 4etW
I baa local: mnstVmw
wanted by thoae wataWstK
Isst report ; ontoai WlH
In price but other vapuhiai
about the same OBtoetlW
and carrots Tic to II eve,
lo l. ii aat-k, rabbagikisa!
riXl R AND CRAW-taw:
no chanys sic re last tsoUM
Hour IS 25 and barf ekes t
higher ; oats $21 to W an
II.6S to 1171 hundrsiaw
barley f 1 20. psylo tUW
local wheat Walls l r
aame on oats the marts! s
local dealrra selling seal o (
lest tbey drop loaor.
IIAY-Ita of hw 9 aar
being offered fr7 '
weak. With winter test
to aell and tho martst bus
BXKJS-Prlces srs stJ
and local dealsrs ars Pi
market la denorslhel. W
and 25c. and 1
la as wide as the sr
commands 30c to 4 (
higher and the i" Z
brlng-lCfrronstert IK I
and mliod chlrki 11
lng doing in I'T
10c to lie. hogs J"t
big demsnd for mW ,
flurtuste srcordlnl . j
dry hides llo lo l"'
to 78c esch. tt jj,'
mohair 2c f,,fLlV
fic and 7c. sun drisa w
SO lb. sncK. nsu a
100 lb. sscks
Ivatlon and W V
land but in Pf"V
living water, 4 roo"
a ..)hnnsl fS""1'
1100 and on J-.T'
Sell for only ft1"
and balance at I V ,
u r. Or