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VOL. l-No. 82
OltEdON CITY, OltEdON, THURSDAY, APItlt 13,' 1911.
Peb Week, IOCemtb
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SEEPS WIDE AREA
pATH TOLL It Vf RY j LAROC
J ANO MANY LOSSES ARE Vf T
UNKNOWN. v f
IHTK KAN., WIPED OFF THE MAP
lty Buildings Ritd and Thirty
KHtd or Injured Telegraph
and Phone Wires Down In '
KASHAS CITY. Kan.. Aprlf' 11
i8eclil ) A tornado swept over Kan
M, vYi-stern Missouri and part of
Oklahoma today with frightful damage
and serious loss of Ufa. tll( Heart.
Okl. I lh" place where the larger
number if people were killed. rln'U
lofinx thrlr lives here. A arore oT
oib.m were killed or aerlously Injured
but In other Instances only one In a
Th' KunMMt and of the aiorm started
nrnr Whl'lng and awr.pt the State
muthmi'erly for BO miles. Some lit
tl, dmniiien dona In Kanaaa City.
WMHim waa prartlrally wlpad off h"
map Hity bulldlnica ware razml and
50 nTKona wra mora or loaa Injured.
In Sniithwiilrn Mlaaonrl murh
itwutr wn dona htrt few arlom ao
rmni ara rairad. In Oklahoma
lh rflaimlroiia affti of tha alorm
r wldraprrad and many daalha and
irrlrfrnt r rrKrted. TalaRraph and
lrlcphn IIiipr ara down In avary dt
r(lon ao that tha full meaaura of
dralb and dratrurtlon IH not la
non fr aavaral day a.
, BIO LEAOUE STARTS OFF.
OIJCACO, 111 . -April lJ.(8pclal.)
Thr Iihko ball aaaaon aiartad off In
tho to hl Eaalarn loannea with
itmt In aarh of tha plaraa whara
rkfdiilrd firept at p troll, lo aarar
I oih'r plaraa It waa thraatanlnx
thrr but tha Ramaa wara finally
sUrad Thare wera 30,004 pmpl
irMnt in Nrw York.
0irct Elaatlon BUI Out Taday."
WA81IINGTON. April 11. A llll
proTidliiR for popular alactlon of Unit
4 tutfs JJonatora will be reported to
IU Htm e tomorrow and placed on Its
pumtt: plaouaalon. It la bellared,
nDDot be prolonaed. and Democratic
Mere expect the bill will be ruabed
(iroiiah among the first of tha party
WANTS ANOTHER OFFICE.
WASHINGTON. April 1J. Former
ronxreaaman W. R. Ellis, who retired
from public Ufa only five weeks ago.
It aalil to be making quiet but none
the leea arneet efforts to (at Into of-
Dee aitaln. This time, however, ha
hii rlioaen the appointive and not tha
elective route. ""
Believing that Tart would lie unable
la secure tba consent of the senate
to reappoint P. S. Malcolm aa collector
of riialoms, Ellis Is supposed to be
aaxloK "gumshoe" campaign for the
poMtlon. .... -?. , , '. , r ,
REBELS TURN BACK.
. AGl'A PRIETA. Mex!, April 12.
(Special ) The relets have combined
their forcea aa tar aa practicable under
Juaa Curabal and ara advancing on
Cananea. There are many govern
aent soldiers In tha city and at the
last moment It la aald the rebels are
turning back, having been Informed
that the regular forces are prepared
to meet them.
TAFT STARTS OAM E..
WA8HINOTON. April II (Bpe
clal.) President Taft toaaed tba first
bM In the opening game In thla city
this season. After that Boston put It
HI over the home team In a ,very
- ne.Ains.rl FORtbaii. v
Oregon City and Portland
Fair and warmer; weaterly wlnda
Orexon Fair and warmer;
weaterly wlnda. -
And there were nl.etv and Ulna
fir7Bt tylee for a 'HIM to ehooeo
leiT th b,B,n"l"B Pr'"9
k.2h almoot aa many no
amaii models are going
" L. Syatam elathaa oleaaa
ya, hla body, aa4 hleooket
Offtrtory12.M t0 !
Mat UU Ottun
M Main tM.
nun '.' ' "'.i ..'!
LADIES OF SALEM DISTRICT HOLD
ANNUAL CONVENTION IN LO
' CAL M. E. CHURCH.
THREE SESSIONS WELL ATTENDED
Ladles of Local Church Provide Boun
tlful Entertainment for Dale
gates and Visitors From
There waa aWalr attendance of dele
gates to the.W. r. M. 8. dlatricl con
vention of the M. ft. denomination in
the Methodist church In thla city Wed
neaday. It was the convention of the
Salem district, and It proved a vary
enjoyable occaalon to those present.
The first aesalon there were fore
noon, afternoon and evening aesatona
convened at S a. m. Mrs. W. D
Moore, of Lenta,' led devotloaa: Mrs.
Mary Morae, of thla place, made tne
addreaa of welcome; reaponae waa by
Mrs. Aleon, of Salem. Minutes of 1910
were then read, followed oy tne ap
pointment of committees:
Enrollment Mrs. Kruse and Mra.
Osborne, of Oregon City.
Resolutions Mrs. Von Earhen. of
8alem;, Miss Nettle Whitney. ,
Courtesies Mrs. Blanchard, Of Ore
gon City. - .
8vmDathy Mra. O. M. Gardner, of
Forest Grove; Mra. H. ,D. Kimball,
The remainder of the morning aee-
alon was then given over to reports
iw.ai nranlzatlon and from the
district work, with muale by the con
The afternoon aeaslon convened at
1 o'clock when Mra. Buaan Bryant led
the devotions. Thla waa followed by
the mlputea and the report of the com
mittee on nominations. The nomlna
tlons were confirmed by the conven:
tlon, aa follows: President, Mrs. Ed
win. Sherwood; first Vice president,
Mra. R- ,C. Dlackwell; aecond. vlce
prealdent, Mr. Wt Moore; ,&rn
ponding aecretary, Mra. D. t
Flalda; racordrng secretary," IMrs. B.
: . .' , ........rr "Mr - ' Fred
BAckeftlT" auperlnteJident .; young, peo-
Dle i 'worx. Mra. u. ivurui,
ertntendent htadrjn .yorkr Von
uv lie w ' wi V
bera on the morning program, which
the convention waa not able to reach,
were here crowded Into tha
work, aa followa: "Tlthlng. by Mra.
M. Brown; "The Aim." Mra PonMyA
"Five Mlnutea With Our Literature,
MA.Dbort memorial aervlc. waa pre
aented by the reaolutlona co""6.
In commemoration of the ood "ort of
the late.Mra. Maclean, d'7
urday and will be burled ThuiaT.
Mrs. Maclean having been
to a place on tha program while yet
'"The" "Forward Movement" waa die
cuaaed by Mra. SeelejMn oonJ""0"0"
with her addreaa on "The Aim,- and
after the mlnutea of the afternoon aea
slon, with unofficial bualneaa and a
aong the adjournment waa taken to
the evening hour. fc..--i,
The ladlea of tha local M. K- church
u.. . ...nHr.it dinner and those
who were preaent from abroad were
UNCLE SAM, M. 0.
provided with an evening repast In the
parlora of the church.
The evening session opened at 8
o'clock with ao organ voluntary, after
which Rev. Case made a short addreaa
and led the devotlonala. The Oregon
City choir sang several selections and
Mra. 8. W. Kddy. a returned mission
ary from India, made the addresa of
Mra. Eddy's home Is In Ohio, but she
la apendlng aeveral months on the
Coaat In Held work for foreign' mis
sions. She Is organizing the work In
the M. E. churchea In the Northweat
and proved a very entertaining speak
er: ' Rev. E. F. Zimmerman waa given a
place on the program but on account
of the aertoua illness of Mra. Zimmer
man he waa unable to be peeaent.
Married In Portland.
Miss Lena Torrance, of this city,
and Mr. Leonard Simon, of Portland,
ware united In marriage In Portland
yesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mra.
Simon will .make their home at Port
laud. OLD-HOME EMENDS
GIVE THEM SURPRISE
TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY RE
MEMBERED BY FITTING CELE
BRATION OF THE EVENT.
Mr. and Mra. Henry Duncan, living
northwest of Oregon City, were very
pleaaantly surprised laat Saturday by
former Iowa friends, now "residing In
Portland, the occasion being the SOth
wedding annlveraary of Mr. and Mra.
Duncan. The guests came with well
filled lunch baskets and the repast
was much enjoyed by all.
The bride and groom of twenty
yeare standing were preaented a hand
some china dinner aet and other pieces
Of table service.
Those present were Mr. and Mra.
Henry Duncan, Mlsa Anna Duncan,
Ray Duncan, Harriett Duncan, Luclle
Duncan, Herbert Duncan, Blanche
Duncan, Irene Duncan, Lawrence Dun
can, Genevieve Duncan, Grace Duncan,
Mra. Horace Feasler, Ruth Fessler,
Victor Fessler, Mrs. Chas. Hanthorn,
Mra. J. 8. Elliott, Mra. W. B. Balr,
Julian Balr, Mr. and Mra. J. N. Mor
gan, and Mra. Theo. Feasler.
Many reminiscences of former daya
were recalled, but all unite In prefer
log Oregon to any other State.
HIS 86TH BIRTHDAY
SONS AND DAUGHTERS GATHER
v . FOR'A GOOD TIME TO
Barnes Olhaon. of Eagle Creek, cele
brated hla 86th birthday Sunday, the
event being commemorated with a
family reunloa Hla aoae and daugh
tera came with their families and
spent the day with him, later partak
ing of a fine chicken dinner,
Thoaa preaent were Jamea Olbaon,
H. 8. Gibson, M". and Mra. H. F. Olb-.
son, Mr. and Mra. R. B. Gibson, Mr.
and Mrs. John Reld, Mr. and Mra.
Henry Udell, Mr. and Mra. Ralph Gib
aon, Harvey Gibson, Earl and Haxal
Olbaon, 8usle, Theodore and Cheater
Reld, Iva, Agnea, Alice and Herbert
Udell, Mra. Viola Douglaaa, Mlas Blna
Douglass and Mlsa Roe lioelan. .
OPPORTUNITIES OF CLACKAMAS
COUNTY IS THE THEME OF
M. J. Laxelle spoke at the morning
aeaslon of the High school Forum
Wedneaday. He told the young people
In life and that now was the time to
learn or the opportunity offered by
their own 'community. Teachera
ahould teach that Oregon City haa the
largeat paper mills, grand water pow
er, largeet woolen mills weat of the
Mlaulaalilnl-' thitl Hirlimki nrtnnlv If
tilled would equaf the. Hood River,
wen sic me ana ttogue rover Taneys.
- Agriculture la now a aclence: not ao
.a-few-years ago. Agriculture fa; this
county osrra a vast opportunity ine
man who Is planting 80 aCree of pears
at Logan ahould have a value of S40,
000 In a few. years; .the anaa who haa
planted 60 acres of peachea $100,000.
Now that we have agriculture In the
schools It will never . be taken away
again. ' . .V . . .
Athletics are a good thing for boya
they make manly boya , and manly
boya make nanly men. We should
have a good football , team, a good
baaeball. team and try for other ath
letics; we should have a good literary
aoctety and make good strong debatera
for our achool.
We ahoul4 learn to recllxe: Reallxe
the advantages of an education; tha
advantagea of living in Oregon; the
advantagea of living In tha Willamette
Valley; the advantagea of living In
Oregon City. Oregon City la to be
ttaa threshold of rortJand-rPorilaad la
to be the metropolis bribe1 orthwest.
YITH GASAND GREASE
LOST FLOW OF GAS AND OIL
AGAIN PICKED UP BY THE
STONE, Or., April 1!. (Special.)
The drill at the oil well la again going
down at a lively salt and the men
working about the "hole In the
ground ' are pieasea iu ounnuniiv. . -The
drill la in a softef formation- committee.
still or rock but soft in comparison
with what they have encountered aev
eral times of late and the well waa
drilled tn about 20 feet today.
In going down at one time the well,
for some reaaon not known, veered
off to one aide and did not go down
atralght Into Mother Earth. In conse
quence It was necessary to take aome
pains with the drilling until thla mat
ter could be rectified, and while work
ing thus the drilling- waa alow. But
thla matter has been atralghtened out
and the drill now goes down In a di
rect line and with good speed.
While this annoyance waa preva
lent tha drillers lost the gaa and oil
flow that waa-wlth them for the ten
j...- ...in. Ki.t tndkf this caa and
v. mj m i o .v.", - "
oil flow was again brought back. There
was a strong flow of gaa today and
black oil the pure quill that la ao
. . a knit -llnnorv whan first hrouaht
out of the well ehowed Itself In con
siderable quantity. Everything ia go
ing nicely and now that the gaa and
nil ! lih t h.m tha rirlllara ere feel
ing In tne tattle and ready for any
em ery a--y tit r arise., ,
OLD SOUTH ROAD
A SEETHING RIVER
CHANGE MADE THAT SOUTHERN
RAILWAY EMPLOYES TURNED
WATER DOWN STREET.
THIS LED TO WOOLEN MILL FLOOD
City Dads Say City 'is Not Liable for
' Watere Flowing Into tha '..
Woolen Mill Base-
... ment. . ,
Ci.m voolii ro thara waa a heatr
rainstorm lo this city and a larse and
t nnmr r,t vitAr rimi down tha Old
South road and wu turned aside by
tha hand of man .and nnany a amau
part of It found lta way Into tba base
ment at the Woolen Mill. A few day
ago. to test the proposition as to wno
la liable to pay for this damage the
la name 10 pay ior im uumiukb
Voflen Mill people Bent a bill to Coun:
qll ' for the goods damaged,' .totalling
domethlug like IVH). ' '
Council promptly put the bill In a
pigeon hole, and unofficially It-says It
won t pay.lt. or any pan-oi u. ah
of which leads up to the queatlon aa
to whoee duty It la to care for the
water"tntrrc"omes down a street, ana
If someone la In duty bound to make
good to the .(Woolen Mill company,
who ia It that la so liable? x . j
i There was a lot of water that came
swishing down the Old South roaa
that day. and there la no doubt that
part of li went into tne wooieu mm
basement. But If anyone waa reapon
alble for lta going there aside from
nature, who la it that la ao responsi
ble? The Woolen Mill wania to .now
tnr it rfoesn't care to stand the loss;
the city would like to know for "It
doesn't want auch accldente to occur.
rn..-.iin.kn Rurke Is chafrman of
the street and public property commit
tee and wnen mai rain cnm-i vu "
h. ,,t nn hi oil akin and went
u- and dowrt the atreets n an effort
to And out wnere me rmiuinn
.a nn -srtaln atreeta ao tnsi no
i f." - ...A.
1.11 and vole inieiiiKenuj mvci
In Council. While out on tha etreetal
he took a atroll up Old Bourn roaa uu
bbw the condinoa of w bit m i"
very lime.. He says that the Southern
Pacific trackmen had tanen aione
built up a breastwork. Just over their
tracks and at the side of this road
where the rushing watera were wont
to overflow the bank and run down on
the 8. P. tracks, and had turned the
watera away from the bank and down
the atreet. in doing thla they had
concentrated the flow and Inetea of
the watera epreadlng out ao that there
waa little force to ine stream.
with little or no power to do evil, the
. i a . v. a .i.ra ilnwn the road
luruiug v - -made
of It a volume of much force and
with power to cut out the baae of the
i . in tha and to run acrosa
Main street and force Its way lno the
Woolen Mill basement.
T-i ... ..m tn h several wit
neasea to this act. and that It will be
easy to ehow damages io m -l"-"-Naturally
the city la not ao much In
terested In the damagea to the stock
of the Woolen MM. but at tnat 1 1 ta
not averse to seeing the Woolen Mill
people collect for any damage that the
watera did tnem.
r .1 a .iKm hand. whst'B tO be
done In regard to a duplication of the
accident In question? Haa the atreet
committee filed thfnga ao no further
damage will be done to the atreet by
...a a.. kiitn iown through that
thoroughfare, or haa It put a . Btop to
the 8. P. making a river ik- i
i. Ka tnat aa well to natch
un a leaky roof on a aunshlny day. and
Council may aa wen
p; It la well to watch for the Interests
of the city In thla matter ana ni w m
thlnga go on any runner u i""
to handle the Old South road aa It
sees fit. i
When New Copies Are Ready Glad
stone Council Will Pass Upon It
Gladstone Council has completed
the revision f Its new charter and It
haa been pift Into the hands or the
.A--.rT--r.h- tnr pnnvlns. When thla
work la done the City Dads will hold
a special meeting and lane ine com
pleted charter up and try to pass It
Representatlvea or the O. W. P. Ry.
Co. were present at the meeting Tues
day evening and they and Council got
together over the proposition of the
grade of the streets crossing the rail
way. After discussing the question
kakaa, anI tsn f na. ntv leathers and the
railway officials came to an amicable
agreement and Council can now go
ahead with lta atreet Improvements
knowing that the company will do lta
n-rt Thla allmlnatea the mooted
question annoying the atreet and alley
TO CLOSE APRIL 23
i ' i .
DEPARTMENT AT WASHINGTON
WILLING TO PERMIT THE
CLOSING AS REQUESTED.
As a result of the agitation by the
friends of Sunday closing for the cl sain--
nf tha local nostnfrtra on Rundav
It has been ordered cloaed beginning
Sunday, April 23. . Aa soon aa u was
known that the department at Wash
ington waa willing that the ' office
should be closed, and that In making
a move to that end one would not
Jeopardise hla standln4aJie office,
amnlovea and their frlendsbegan a
Good consistent adver
tising inTfce .Morning
Enterprise pays. " It lias
proven so with us.
I ,- r .- v .
the office In tbls city -with the result
that It hag been ao ordered. - '
The public generally did not aeero
to ha vrr anxious tn hnva the nfTire
-- .'777 . . T.i
opened on that day and few will seem-
Ineltf ha f nrnn vnlpnad hv fhA ttiova
The men In the orrice will get a full
day of rest three Sundays out of four,
which will not make a Job In the post
office ao confining aa i; haa been In
the past. ...
Theta la a reaaon wbr the depart
ment waa bo willing to have the office
closed on Sunday. According to a new
law the department must pay men who
work on Sunday for the extra time
spent in the office, which led the de
partment to wish that there be little
Sunday work, hence thla latest move
meeta with the approval of tne depart
tSRAND STREET PAGEANT.
Rose Festival. June 9 to 10, Will Have
Many School Children In Line.
iTJItTLAND. Or., April 11. An elab
orate historical atreet pageant In
which thousands of public achool child
ren will take part Is one of the bril
liant features being planned for the
next annual Portland Rose Festival.
to take place the week or June b-iu.
Pnrtlanit'a arhnnl vhflrii-An ara famous
the country over for their equlstte,
TnanAtivori inn nriu amrg in na ra.fi rm .
Thla big pageantry will cover the his
tory pf the Oregon country since the
combg; of ' the white man.; '"r '
AT ACEpF. TWELVE
PIONEER OUT MOLALLA WAY
WHO WAS AMONG THE FIRST
Mra. Susan Vaughan, widow of the
late William Vaugnan. or Moiaiia, died
at the family home at Molalla on Tues
day evening, at 10 o'clock after Buffer
ing g Biroxe ot paraiysiB. man ine iun-
rla aervlce. will be conducted at the
Adama cemetery on Thursday morning
at 11 o'clock.
Mra. Vaughan'a maiden name waa
Susan Officer, and she waa born In the
State of Missouri, near the city of St
Joe, March 3. 1833. She waa united
in marriage, to William Vaughan on
August 26. 1847- 8he was one of the
prominent early Oregon ploneera, hav
ing come across the Plalna In the year
ot 1845. Mr. and Mra. Vaughan took
up a Donation Land Claim at Molalla,
where they resided until their deaths,
Mr. Vaughan passlDg away In Febru
Mrs. Vsughan waa well known
throughout Clackamaa county, and
was hospitable and kind to all who
knew her. and was loved by axil. - She
Is survived by. eleven children, who
are" as follows:, Frank Vaughan, of
Washington; Isom Vaughan, Mrs.
Virginia Cutting. Mra. Tennesaee Fra
iler, Mra. Viola JSngle, Longatreet
Vaughan, . William Vaughan, John
Vaushan. all of Molalla: Stonewall
Vaughan, of Caaby; Mrs.-Cora M-4
Cownn, of Med ford; Mrs. Susan
Moody, of Portland
o - 4)
$5000 Given Awav
. .... .-v. ,( iV.-
Thla ad la worth $50 In cash to the first six purchasers of Clair
mont Acreage Tracta Ne. 3 2V. acres;, all - In cultivation; close to
achool; macadam road, and en Clackamaa Southern Electric Ft R
new building, price now only S875 ear tract; 8300 cash, balance $10
par month. This price will soon double.,, Com, i today and qjose ttta
W. F. SCHOOLEY Cl CO. i
2 Phone: Pacific M-S0. Home -
Last Cfiance i, ':
Owing to the IIHIe notice 0,v" ha w"r hay" "
A' REPUBLICAN V MARRIAGE
' Afternooo TO-DAY EtchIos '
We take thla last opportunity te let you know that this la
very excellent picture. A atory of the French RevolMtlofv
equal In effect te A Tal, of Two Cities, shown hers a short
tlms boo. j a
Pr I co, Mgr.
A THRIFTY GERMAN PIONEER
MAKES DESERT PLACES BLOS
SOM AS ROSE.
GETS $92,009 FOX CIS 920 JtC(B
It Took Several Years to Learn Condi
tions and7 Acclimate His Grains
Then He Did . .v.
Well. '" ' '
PORTLAND. Or, April 12. (8pe
claLi. Encouragement for - the man
who would become a pioneer on Some
of the etlir vacant lands 'of the ' Far
West la found In the experience of
John Bahr, a thrifty German who has
Just sold his wheat ranch In Umatilla
county. Oregon, for S9Z.0W) ana nas
moved to thla city to apena in re
of his life. ? .
John Bahr and hla wife eaaa ta
Oregon 33 years ago and we. to
Umatilla county where they aettled on
a quarter section covered with bunch
grass and aage Drusn. 1 ne proopeci -waa
nnt - Inviting ' Jackrabbtta : and
coyotes roamed the countryside. ' .
- "You're a fool, Bahr aald Majoc
ttarnhardt. who waa acting Indian ag
ent at the Cayuse Station. I. wouldn't
give you $15 for all the iana in im
country. Yon can't do anything with
It but raise Jackrabblts add oayotee;
It la too dry for anything elae." ' t
Bahr amlled a HtOe ut went ahead
Juat the same. He believed taat land
that would grow . auch. bunch grass
armilH ralaa araln aa well J Hla belief
was justified, and aa he harvested lta '
grain crops he added more land, farm
bv farm, until hla ranch contained
920 acres, atretchlng a mile tn one
--- - . - . . .. . .
Unction and !f 'n
other. In the 33 years be was in pos
se an km Mr. Bahr piled op a fortune
and hla house, costing nearly 1 15.000,
had all modern conveniences. ; . r
"The land I aold was In better con
dition than when I took it up 33 years
ago," said Mr. Bahr., "There la today
not a foot of waste land on the farm
and It will produce from 30 to 36 bush
els of wheat to the acre. Thare are a
fine lot of farmers In Eastern Oregon.
They have done well and all have
good homea. My cropa for the laat
few yeara have averaged from 18,000
to $9,000 annually. Of couree, at first
I did not raise ao much, grain." .
. ROOSEVELT MEETS THE COLD
HELENA. Mont. April H (Spe
cial.) Roosevelt aJJ4..lnto-.th.e.,Xroat
belt within the past two daye and e
had a taste of bracing air. , Despite
this he spoke to large. crowd -lxefe.
The Colonel has two more Addresses
to make enroute nome to the leght-
latares of Minnesota and s Wisconsin.
He Is due to arrive in New York April
u v t y
' Sia Main St,' Oreyon CHfk