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VOL. 1-No. 72
OREGON CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 1911.
Per Wee, 10 Ce.vtb
III EMPIRE STATE
OlADLOCK ! BROKEN ON THE
wXTV FOURTH JOINT AL
para ARE 'cautious at rrst
ptiaiack H Eilstad" Since January
VoU Stand 112 to SO
on Joint . Bal
lot. '.tniuv M V.. March It. (Sna
il w 1 1 -
f.w.a A ft'flnrman. .Timllro of
m i ij p im - " - . -
lb giiprvme Court of Naw York, waa
.vn t'nlted mates Senator lo alio-
Tpew lMly. O'Oorman re-
wlrtd III voim ana nu.. in
cttoo of O'llorman waa a worn
.k.vi n ihn 64th lolnt ballot, after
, deadlock lnra January 6.
Th announcement waa maao oi
OGorman' candidacy I hi morning
- K MM Ifl MJ that itltft
wv , - - -
lnrnta ill 'I n"l wlah to prolong tha
UtMbl further If It could be Bottled
i4 after a conference, and a banting
of O'Oornian'a record, II was Voted
it wpport Mm on joint ballot, which
Tb n wki brought to tha city
(1 in early hour for It waa tha desire
of all parties to gat tha matter over
atrial th day lest a break coma that
eould not be controlled.
p i thought tha cnoice win prove
MfBtibk to the rank and file of the
ymorratlc party In tha State and In
ICH00L TROUT MYSTIFIED.
.au-iii.A riuMii or i rou i couia not
tA iK.lr tit ii n Mill Creek to IDiwn
today and Uy at tha mouth of the
i. l..r uima lime Tha CnuntV
I (VI told 31 llcciiaee to people who
tjiktd lo- try for a meaa. rcvery
hod; tu making good haula all day.
1 IIP Oil SEVM
UlHt COMPANION DRKW . A
mri across his throat
AND THEN TOOK PURSE.
Vamon U - lleathmau, of Jennlnga
Ud(i ho aaya he la a grocer at that
reported to-tha police- Friday
rilnif that he waa held Up on Sev.
ik street, near the river, at about
o'clock limt night. Me aaya the hold-
man got 17. end that when he let
HiMthman go the hold-up map
tirttd ui the river on the atreel run
n along Hie liver bank.
Haathrmin'a alory la that he met
Vo GIIhwoimI on the atreeta In Ore
V City earlier in the evening and
ft a drink or two Ollnwood aug-
rri that the two go acroaa the
to the mrry go-round that la
DMlng fonh for the entertainment of
II mr. They atarted but why
Rventh to the bank of tha river
ntHd of arroiia the bridge la not ex-
Mined ami when they neared tha
Tr Hthmn aaya hla companion
( 'tated to an object and "wondered
tat that man la doing." He atepped
m to o when Ollnwood drew a
nlf aororni hla throat, hi aaya. and
'mDdfd hi money or threatened to
it hi throHt. Heathman then gave
P hla piirP and Ollnwood told him
mk trnrkn un atreet. Aa ha re
pnid to the nafoty tone on Seventh
(r Ollnwood atarted up Water
when he Heat hrunn followed
P btvlng regained hla courage be-
M to cry aloud for help for hla aa-
P"ni rupture. At thla Ollnwood
fm to run. he aaya, and he loat him
fun ttrPt before help came to hla
Htlhrnsn IihiI a new ault of clothea
f k4 pnrrlmHpd earlier In the even-
M Price iiroa.' While he admlta
f'l hid hon ililnbln tnn.lhar atlll
Hhrnin My ollnwood la not hla
of t companion but that he never
Mctwl him of auch a rah act aa
r II Ktuma . V... v. .ultlnl
lor Several mnnthi um nlana
J'nnlnaj ttdie. and the two men
p often mot before.
Mint Clothes Ststeon Hata
" Too Busy
rt ads. Do you know that we
N Pr cant of good draaaara here
"lf e,haaT That'. .. fact and we
y H. There's a reaaen. Set
window displays and If you can
th lw koma In. It will pay
Hot Llka Others
"d Main SU. '
The Mocae "That'a all right, my dear fellew. I kMvo it waa only yeueehaff
ef couraa I. !.. never aanoualy thought ef ewallewlnj yau."
, yv0 LOOK SUSPICIOUS.
Police Leak Them Up to Make Sura aa
to Errand Here.
Two auaplcloua looking character
ahowed up around the Southern Pa
cific depot at lata hour laat night,
having made a trip to the center of
the city earlier In the evening. The
attention of the police waa called to
the two men by cltlaena, and when In
quiry waa made, and an Jnvealgatlon
had aa to atorlea told. It waa deemed
which waa done at the city priaon.
When hanging around the 8. P. de- j
pot the auaplclon of the agent waa
arouaed and he waa on the point of j
aaklng the ponce to mvemigaie wnen
the police arrived and took the men
NO PEACE OFFERED REBELS.
MKXICQ CITY. March SI. (Spe
cial) There la aald to be no truth In
the statement that high Mexican offi
cial will treat with the rebela for
their aurrender. "Every official who
should know If auch a move la con
templated denU-a knowledge of auch a
move, or that auch a move would be
LARGEST BANK CLEARINGS.
roriTI.AND.Or.. March 31. (Spe
cial) March bank clearings In this
city break all prevloua recorda. The
total clearings for the montn exceoa
fifty-one mllllons.-Thla 1 alx millions
In excess of a year ago.
HSIASN RAN HIGH
AT RAILWAY MEETING
MAPLE LANE GRANGE HALL
"FILLED WITH MEN WILLING
TO BOOST NEW RAILWAY.
There waa a very enthusiastic
meeting of railway booatera held In
the Orange hall at Maple Lane Friday
evening to consider the proposition of
building the Clackamna Southern Rail
way Into the Beaver Creek and Molal
la country. The hall waa filled and
A. J. Iewts waa chonen chairman.
Judge Orant If. Dlmick wfta the
speaker of the evening and he out
lined the policy of the company and
Its pinna for .the building and operation
of the road. And in the operation It
waa explained that the work of caring
for the lntereste"of Oregon City and
Clnckamaa county waa to be made pos
sible, and It waa further shown that
the good of one section Is the good of
The Judge called attention to the
needs of the county and to thoee of
the community of which the Orange
hall waa the center. He alao showed
the necessity of more energetic meth
oda In the county than had been the
policy of the past. He Instanced the
Hdod River and Rogue River coun
trlea aa examples of what push and
energy can do. These sections were
no better than our own but the people
living thera had taken a firmer hold on
condttlona and had pushed things to
a euceessful' laaue rather than permit
ting them to drift along.
The pcDxImlty to Portland ought to
be proauciive or gooa i
and the chances for greatly Increased
land values through tha building or a
railway of the character of tue Uiacka.
ma Southern, with Ita. Increased
tranaportallon facllltlee, ought to be,
many. ' .
Judge Dlmick waa followed by
Oeorge Harding, O. D. Eby. W. A.
Showman and A. J. lwis. onewm.u
called attention to tha fact that the
Oregon City merchanta had been
asleep and It waa time that they and
the people of Claekamaa county awak
ened If thlnga were to be mada to
move before It waa too late and aome
one elae had captured all the prUeav
A. J. Lewie was In favor of tha1'
way movement and considered It
worthy tha support of every man. near
Tha men at work along the right of
way were cutting more brunh Friday
and ' dynamiting out atumpa where
they are In the way of the gradera,
who will begin operatlona the first of
the week. A largo atrip of right of
way has been cleared and by Monday
thla will be free from stumps and de
bris In anticipation of the plow and
PUNCH AND RECIPROCITY.
THIRTY FEET DOWN
GOES THE DRILL
WORKMEN AT THE .STONE OIL
WELL MAKE GOOD PROGRESS
EACWDAY. ' "k
DRILL IS STILL' IN A HARD SHALE
Signs of OH Multiply With Each Day
and Workmen Become En-thueeoV-Many
- h ... wall Dally. ,
STONE. Or., March 81.-(8necUI)-
Thlrty fet have been added to the
depth of the Stone oil well In ihe
pant 21 hours, and the well has now
been drilled In to a depth of 1205 feet.
The well I nearly 100 feet below the
easing, hut aa the formation la very
hard, and Beamingly getting harder,
Ihe necessity of pushing down the
casing ia not ao great aa when the
formation waa of a aoft and crumbly
nature.There 1s no caving In at thla
time, neither has there been any since
the drill baa been In the harder aub-
Indications for oil are getting better
dally, and aalong aa the aldea of tha
well hold up there will be no atop to
push down the casing. In case a pay
ing flow of oil la atruck there will be
a atop made to ahut off the water.
Aa the water la not Interfering with
the work of drilling, and there la no
paying flow of oil, It la not deemed
necessary to put undue effort forth
to shut it out.
Everything la going nicely and the
continued signs of oil keep up the In
terest among the drlilera. Thirty feet
within the past 24 hours makes tbe
proposition of drilling an Interesting
one and the drill will continue down
ward aa fast as It can be pushed by
the present force working double turn.
The drill Is pasalng through a aort
of shale that while very hard worka
up nicely for the drlilera and makea It
possible to attain a goodly speed.
The drlilera are feeling that thla la
but a shell that Is likely to cover over
the oil deposit and stories are told of
what thla and that sign ponenas.
making It Interesting to get the work
men atarted in their talea of what may
be expected at any time. P eople liv
ing near the well are taking more and
more Interest ttaHy, and if oil la atmck
In paying quantHlea half of the popu
lation will be at tbe well aide about
aa soon as the oil can force ita way
to the surface.
NEW LOCAL BALL TEAM
HAS BEEN ORGANIZED
"pirates" is an organization
from the Willamette' pa
per co. employes.
nreaon City has a new base ball
team that la composed of eome of the
young men employed at the Wlllam
t Pnln h. Paner Company tiThe
name of the team la "Plratea'' The
first game of the eeason will be played
on flurtdav at Crescent, about one and
one-half mllea from thla city on tha
Abernethy road. - Thla team- will play
the Crescent team, and aa both have
good players there la no doubt but a
good game will be. pulled off." The
nlavera will leave the Rlectrlo Hotel
on Sunday at 1 "clock, and will go by
iiav wagon. There will be no admia-
Blon charged, and many will Join tha
boys from thla city to witness tha
game. Tne game is can iur
The following Is the line-up of the
"Pirates:" Catcher, M. Hogan: pitch
er, J. Ml Oolbank or C. D. Shoemaker;
first base. Jack Kelley; second base.
M. J. Dugger; third base. Henry Ast:
short atop, Carl Jones; right field F.
Bruce; center field. S. Knlckle; left
field, F. Oafiser. '
Tha "Pirates" challenge any base
whan you ia.n w
ball team for games In or., near thla
city, and arrangementa can tie made
with Frank Ooeaer, manager of the
"Plratea." The "Plratea" are all hue
ky men and no doubt will win many of
the gamea before the cloae of the base
hall aeaaon. A -practice game waa
held on laat 8unday, and It waa no
ticeable that there were aeveral good
playera who have been on the diamond
Wanta Husband to Stay Away From
Her and the Child.
Clara Holllster baa filed a ault for
divorce against her husband. Dayton
R. Hollleter. to whom ahe waa mar
ried at Ravenna. Portage county, Ohio.
There la one child, who la a minor and
In charge of tbe mother.
Mrs. Holliater claims that her hua
band haa come home In a drunken
state and haa threatened to kill her,
and drove her from home. He haa
also refuaed to buy clothing or haa
refused o provide for them in any
manner. Sh aeks that ahe have ta
cuatody of the child, and an order
preventing her husband from calling
on herself or her child, or taking the
latter from her.
Mra. Holllster la repreaented by H
B". Dickinson, of Portland.
Soecial 8ervlca Episcopal Church.
At the Sunday evening aervlce at
Rt Paul'a Kiiiaconal church there will
be a special aervlce for the Ladles of
Security, with a special aermon Dy
th rector. ReV. Ohaa. Robinson. The
time of the service is S o'clock.
TAX PENALTY ADDED
AFTER MONDAY NEXT
OVER SO PER CENT OF THE TOTAL
. TAXES HAVE BEEN PAID
Monday la the last day on which to
nav taxes without an added penalty.
Up to March 16 there waa a rebate of
three per cent ana alter tnat ana un
til Monday. April S. the Sat tax amount
la payable. After Monday there la a
10 per cent penalty added, and 1 per
cent per month additional. In case
one haa paid one half hla taxea prior
to March 16 then the rate to him la
h flat tax un to October t. after
which he la subject to the added pen
aitv. : ; t .
The Dresent tax collection haa been
one of the most successful In the his
tory of the county. The total tax
duplicate thla year amounta to prac
tically $500,000. Of that amount 07f
000 haa been collected, which la a
mot successful percentage. It la a
further indication that the financea of
thla aectlon of the Northwest are lu
a healthy condition, and that any
atorlea o a atrlngency ara overdrawn.
Cash and ' Install-
' . . '
T. Le Chat man
CITY DRUG STORE.
VILL BE CUT BOVM
EASIER TO. ELIMINATE . SIXTH
STREET TROUBLE BY "RE
. PAIRING" THIS STREET.
PROPERTY OWNERS SEEfl PLEASED
." ! '
Will Take Off Three Fact of the Fill
' on Sixth Street and Not I
Council met In special eeasion Fri
day evening at the call of Mayor
Brownell. There were preaent Coun
cllmen Burke, Holman, Roake, Mich
aels and Strickland. The object of
the meeting, as atated by Mayor
Brownell, waa that the city might de
termine what to da In the matter of
the Injunction asked by Ed Story
through his attorney, C. Scbubel, jn
the matter of the Sixth atreet Improve
menu . -
So much baa been aald and done in
thla street improvement on Sixth
street that the mention of a meeting
of-Counctl is enough to get a crowd,
and while the time waa abort the
Chamber waa-fairly well filled at, the
fall of the Mayor a gavel. " .
Schubel wanted one thing for his
client and Walter Dlmick wanted
another for hla client. Jack Allbright
It waa eaay to aee from the outset
that the attorneys were making fig
ures from an entirely different point
on the atreet and that In reality tbe
difference between them waa not aa,
great aa surface indications seemed to
After, considerable dlscuasion pro
and con the matter came back to the
tBdilloiaa.4.hire.UI aa. Madlaon
street at the Intersection of Sixth. To
jtet a settlement of tha, whole trouble
and not to do anyone on toe nrwi
too much of an Injury. Councilman
Strickland suggested, that the quea-
tlon of fixing Madlaon atreet be taken
In connection with the work on Sixth.
Me aald he had never been aalisnea
with Sixth, that the hump between
Seventh and Sixth waa a disgrace to
tha atreet. and that aa that atreet
must b fixed some time, and In doing
ao now it would eliminate part oi me
troubla on Sixth, why not do it mow?
Contractor MoffaU aald there had
been a mistake made on Madlaon and
that to get over tbe preaent difficulty
he would undertake to do the work of
rectifying In connection with the Sixth
atreet work at a lump sum which
should be a cheap one. To cut three
ft off Madlaon would aid greatly on
Sixth: thought $1500 would make the
Improvement. It will be neceasary to
run a new grade on Madison rrom
Sixth to 8eventh. taking off three feet
at the .alley and making the" atreet
level as It should be.
8tory. Allbright and 8turrls all
agreed that such a change would come
near aatlsfylng all and Indicated that
there was not likely to be any further
protest. At thla Mr. Strickland moved
that the City Engineer prepare plana
and estlmatea aa to cost ffnd how It
should be done and report at next
meeting of Council, to be held next
Wednesday evening. Curbs are to be
widened and the algnaturea of prop
erty holdere agreeing to change to ie
secured in the meantime.
In the meantime Recorder Stlpp la
to give opinion aa to the injunction
and the part It will play and aa to
what can be done In the matter of the
proposed change to Madlaon atreet.
The parties to the Injunction to let
matters rest until It ia seen what can
be done In the matter of settlement aa
per thla last proposition. ...
George Randall was present to know
what Council Intended to do to fix up
the sewer n Fifth street. It waa aald
that a portion of the atreet had an old
hox'gutter for a Bewer and that It waa
Inadequate. It was falling to plecee
also and should be replaced with a
cement sewer. Part of the atreet was
so improved and the breaka in the
guticrhould be filled In.
It was shown that certain property
owners refused to fix up on the plea
that the city had turned the water on
to them and that they aald the city
could now take It away or atop klck
Inc Matter was referred to the com
mittee on street, and the City Attor
ney for report.
Dr Norrls. city health officer, want
ed Council to consider the question of
a room In the city Jail for peop le elck
who are confined In the cy Jail. No
place now to care for them and It is
humane to provide one. Referred to
Committee on health and police.
Report was made that there waa
much objectionable Mngs n t
the Csse aaloon. corner of Fifth, and
that the committee to consider the
question of a transfer of the license
to Wilson waa not ready to report on
.-ni n thoae rumors: wanted mora(
aa v. w "
time. Thought it might be well tOflbolll 15 Be'w membera. Thla order
ik 1 1aanalA
J. A. Butler reported that he i had
moved haa aaloon to the Electric Hotel
Annex and wished hla license trana
feaved. he" bela an--applicant' for a
new license and with but a few days
to run until it shall be acted on.
Council gave him temporary leave.
C. Schubel, aa attorney, read a pe
tition asking for the vacation of cer
tain atreeta In tha canyon on Fifth
street between Jackson and Van Bu
ren. Several Councilman were of
opinion that the City Fathera have no
right to vacate atreeta, and the City
Attorney waa asked to give opinion at
tha nexl meeting of '.he clty legtala
ture. v. BATTLE BEINU FOUGHT.
' CONSTANTINOPLE. ' March 31.
Albanian .rebela and Turkish troopa
from Batlonlca are reported there to
day In fragmentary dispatches to have
fought a big battle In northern Al
banla. Interruption to the telegraph
ao rar has prevented the getting of any
details fit the engagement,
Good consistent adver
tising in The Morning
Enterprise pays. ' It has
proven so with us. -
Prico Broom r
Am A. Price, Mgr.
Today the Morning Enterprise Carriers atart work on their contest. , You -
who are reading tbe Enterprise and
that are being carried on through tbe
to assist the carriers in their efforts.
Boys with rich red blood In their
ambition pften find It difficult to approach older people and aak them to do
certain thing. Especially la thla true
tails the spending of money on tbe part
Meet tbe boys more than half way,
services arfd wish them well. . A aubacriptlon to tha Morning Enterprise la an
Investment, for in the ada yon will find aavlnga that will more than pay for
the paper. Do you ever tell an advertiser what medium you saw hla ad In?
If you don t you will find that he will appreciate It If you begin doing ao now.
Anyway alwaya mention the Morning Enterprise to merchanta who haver at
tracted you to special bargains through Ita columns. , p ' ' -
Day and night the office ia openo
It off, Do It now. ,
The Morning Enterprise Boosts All
EVERY DAY BUSINESS
THEME WILL BE DISCUSSED AT
THE BAPTIST CHURCH 8UN-
The Baptist Brotherhood held a
meeting thla week and decided to hold
their next program meeting Tuesday
evening. April 18. The program wilt
take th form of a discussion of local
religious needs. Local men will be In
vited to apeak on various phases of
the religioua and moral welfare of the
Rev. S. A. Hayworth la preaching a
erlea "of noDiilar Sundav evening ser
mons. Next Sunday night ha will ad -
the community and will discuss the
value of the practice of Cnrlstlan prin
ciples to business and will ahow the
possibility of business men Christian
izing their business.
Mr. Hayworth ia Inviting tha mem
bers of the Commercial Club In par
ticular and la asking for tbe assent or
dissent of the business jnen in writ
ing, which he proposes to use aa the
basis of another address on the same
The sermons at the Baptist church
Sunday evenings are preceded by a
popular musical aervlce conducted by
Mra. Olmatead. She la assisted by a
male Quartette and a full choir of
trained voices. Plans are being dls
cuaed for the purchase of a pipe organ
to be Installed thla aummer.
CORONER'S VERDICT 8UICIDE.
Two-Ounce Bottle Found That
Contained Laudanum. ,
-'Coroner Fox held the Inquest Friday
over the remains of Ell Calkins, who
committed suicide at Pleasant Hill
Thursday. .- The Jury brought In a ver
dict of aulcide, from drinking .lauda
num. Calkins waa not considered other
wise thaa barmleaa, but waa a little
almole and had been to the asylum
In the hope of being benefitted. He
waa a hard drlnket and waa getting
over a long debauch. He left a
rumbling letter that while It told of a
diseased mind gave little information
to those for whom It waa Intended.
There waa a twoounce bottle found,
that had contained laudanum, the con
tents of which he la supposed to have
taken. r -
FIFTEEN rJEW MEMBERS.
Knights and Ladles of ' Security to
Celebrate Tenth Anniversary.
The Knights and Ladles of Security
will meet In regular session on Mon
will also celebrate the 10th anniver
sary of the organisation In this city.
A good musical program and drill will
be given during the evening.
Thla meeting will cloae a quarter In
which time 60 membera have been
taken Into tha order. Thera ara now
20o membera belonging, f
. Tha Knlghta and Ladlee have been
1 $50.00 Given Away
nia aa is wortn ISO in ean to ine nm --o-
mont Aoroaoe Tracts No. 9 21i aeree; all In cultivation; eloea to
-school; macadam road, and en Clackamas Southern Electrle R. R,
now building. Price now only $875 per tract; 300 oash, balance $10
O par month. Thla price will soon double. Com today and close tha
deal. ' "
I W. F. SCHOOLEY Ct CO !
o phone: Pacific M-80. Home A-158. 612 Main U Oregon City, o
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taking part In tha various discussions
medium, of tha Enterprise are Invited
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veins and overflowing with aplrita and
of asking personal favor which en
of the. older peraon. S -,,
ahow them that. you appreciate their
receive subscriptions. No need to put
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Claekamaa County AH tha Time.
Invited to attend the service at the
8L Paul's Episcopal church on Sun
day evening. April 2, at 5 o'clock,
when Rev. Robinson, rector, will bold
a special service, and musical num
bers will be rendered by the vested
choir. The members will assemble at
the Woodmen hall on Sunday- after-
noon at 4 : 30 o clock, and It la request
ed that all attend. ......
MARRIED IN VANCOUVER.
Live In Thla City, Beginning
Home Ufa in Kanaaa City.
The marriage of Miss Mary Dupaa
qurer and Mr. Charriere, of this city,
waa solemnized on Thursday at 12
o'clock.- The remony war performed
at the Cathedral at Vancouver, Waah.,
and Father Hillebrand, of thnatalty,
officiated. .. tt "
, After the marriage ceremony. tbe
young couple returned to thla city, and
have taken up their residence In Kan
sas City, occupying the Devore cot-
Two Evanta Celebrated In One plaaa-
ant Occasion Wadneaday.
A double birthday and wedding din
ner waa given by Mra. Grant Crlteser-
on Wednesday to celebrate her birth
day and the recent marriage of her
alster. Miss Mary E. Rider, to Mr. .
Arthur L Lambert, after their return
from their wedding trip.
A collection of beautiful and useful
presents were received at thla time by -the
newly married coupie, and the
whole affair waa greatly enjoyed by
the relatlvea and friends participating.
Mr. and Mra. Lambert expect to lo
cate In or near Oregon City.
LYRIC READINGS GIVOi
TOR LIBRARY BENEFIT
MRS. KATE WISNER McCLUSKEY
WILL PRESENT POPULAR ,
' PROGRAM APRIL 7. ;
Mrs. Kate Wlsner McCluskey, of
Chicago, who Is coming here to visit
her brother, J. "-N. Wlsner, haa con
sented to give a reading to the public
while here. She will appear at the
Congregational church on Friday even
ing. April 7. - Her program will com
prise lyric readings, of which ahe la
an apt -exponent.
The testimonials that Mra. McQlua-
key haa received . Indicate that aha
glvea a program of great interest.- It
la not simply a case of high art read
lnga. that only the atudent can under
stand, but her readings we - Judge
from the printed expression given
have much In them that appeal to tha
popular mind and that the bnay man
of thla life enjoys because they give
him a rest from the thlnga that ao
often annoy. - He la thua able the next
day to aea thlnga differently than if
he had, not reajlwM Jt,hla naw Inspira
tion that Is glvWu - "
The readlnga will be given under the
ausplcea of the city library; and
while tha library takea no risks, if
there are any proflta accruing they
go to the library fund. ' - ' -