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Tha anly daily noway: ,? ;
twoan Portland ana1 to lorn '
latoa In avory seetlon af C
moo County, with a spJeC-. t
$0,000. Aro yaw an advorv"- :f
4. ana 1 Banani ar law price.
WEEKLY ENTERPRISE ESTABLISHED I860
1 No. 132.
OREGON CITY, OREGON, BATUUDAY, JUNE 10, 1911.
Per Week, 10 Centj
twbeertptlens the Morning
a tnterpriee will fee received for
only llnvlted time at a epeelal
a rata, ton In yaur order today
"8,000 NAMES ARE
WHOLESALE - MAUD MAY YET
SAVE APPROPRIATION FOR
PORTLAND NAN IS ONE OF ACCUSED
Burnt Detectives Deelare 4,000 Namoa
Self Evldant Fsrserlee
SALEM. Dr., Juno 9 Forgeries of
nutnes on tha referendum petition at
tucking the University of Oregon an
proprlatlona may save those appro
.rimicoa. Uiirno' detectives, working
tuidrr tha direct hm1 of ex-Supreme
('iiurt Justice-Slater, declare that 8,000
mimes aro tainted with fraud and that
it Iraat 4,'MH) aro aelf-evldent forger
leu. Tbe Inquiry baa been carried on
.'mt roily for fortnight. 'William J
WriKht, of tho Iturna Detective
Aitny. haa had charge of the force
Otto Newman, who waa Indicted In
Cortland for forging algnaturoa to the
ulled Ellla iwvlng petitions, and1 la
now out on ball, la named by Blater
' ting evidently connected with tha
all. xed. forgerlea. Hlaier says that
lh-ro are twenty more under ausplc
ionT Tha namea of theao he haa un
der lock and key and will not dlvutgo
them. Delerjlve Wright, however, la
now on a atlll hunt for evldenra out
UI of thla rlty and arreaia ara mo-
mi-ntarlly exiwcted under tho Initia
tive and referendum act, which pro
video a $SOO fine or two yeara In tha
penitentiary for forgery of petitions.
One man, Harry (kildman. It la aa
erted, baa left the elate. Ilurna' da-lH-ilvea
visited hla former home at
I'lirtlxucl, It la said, and were told
there that tha man had left tha atata
und that hla present whereabout
would not lie divulged. Hut the owner
of the house where he waa living aald
that word could be aent to Iho fugi
tive through him.
WOMAN WANDERS PROM HOME.
Mra. A. Flnell, ality-flve yeara old.
of Clackamas, wandered from borne
Friday nlgbt and waa found at mid
night In the yard of the home of Mra.
Hendrlckeon, of Mllwauklo. 8he bad
walked moee than four inllea. Police
man Cook, of Oregon City, waa noti
fied over telephone that the old wo
mun had been found.
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Oregon City Fair; north weat-
Oregon Fair; northweetcrly
FINES COLLECTED IN MAY TOTAL
1121.65 Eighty-Four Trampe
The report of Chief of Police Bhaw
for Mwy, which haa been aubmltted to
the City Council, ahowa that there
waa an unuoually large number of
arrests nd proaecutlona during tha
month. Tbe report In aubatanca Is aa
Number of trampa arreatad, 84;
canoe proaecnted, 28; flnea collected.
1121.65. Among the crlmea charged
for which arreata were made were in
toxlratlon. vagrancy, speeding auto
mobile, dlaorderly conduct, dlaturblng
the peace, leaving wood saw on atreet,
deatroylng public property, fighting,
aelllng jewelry without a llcenae, and
keeping dlaorderly bouae.
' be Ones alnco the Drat of the yaar
i have been larger than ever before
for the aame period, and the police
bav been kept buay arreatlng often
dera and obtaining evidence. Tbe re
port ahowa that eighty meala were
aerved to tha prlaonera at tha jail
during the month.
COME 'AND SEE
My eight Mere tracta of rich leVel
, land S-4 mile from 'Oregon City llmlta.
Front a on Molalla road and la on tho
electric lint being built from Oregon
, City i to JUhrarton. I will sell you
- either tract for $700 and give terms.
I own (hla land and know tha value of
, land. Thla l the beat bargain to bo
had 4n Clackamaa county. I nava a
flne'CO-acra tract on Una road I mlloa
from Oregon City, t mllea from Canby.
Will trade for city property anywhara
from Oregon CUy to Portland. O va
me a deal or you will always wish
- you had. Call Room 11 Stevens Bldg.,
or writ '
Cyrus Powell :
. . ... OREGON CITT.
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1 1 .w j r.w 1 till it y m
Tvfk 71 v wt 1 (oar tiT I f te1
OUR MOVING- P1CTURES1X HOUR? OP LIFE. IN A
MAN VHO HAS HAD
5 WIVES LOSES SUIT
CASE OF J. 8. DAY CHARGING AL
IENATION THROWN OUT
' In the mill of J. 8. Day agalnat An
drew J. Hrown, an order of non-ault
waa entered Friday morning by Cir
cuit Judge Campbell upon motion of
E. W. Bartlett. who with U Stlpp, waa
attorney for Drown. Day brought
ault for 50()0 damages, charging that
Hrown alienated the affectlona of hla
wife, Mary 1. Day. to whom he waa
married In Multnomah county. In Oo
The evidence ahowed that Day had
been married five time and hla tes
timony waa not of a character that
Judge Campbell considered would war
rant a further bearing of the caae.
Attorneya Westbrook A Weatbrook, of
Portland, appeared for Day.
WOODMEN TO HOLD SERVICES.
The Rev. Robinson Will 8peak and
Qravee Will Be Decorated.
The annual memorial services of
the Woodmen of the World will be
held tomorrow at 3 o'clock. The ad
dress will be delivered by, the Rev.
Charles W. Robnson and the meeting
will be open to the public. Gravea of
all membere burled In the city will be
decorated Immediately after the aer
vlcea. OWNERS OF ALLEGED
'BUND PIC ARRESTED
MEN SAID TO HAVE CONDUCTED
PLACE AT DAM IN
Tony and Charlea Broslle were ar
reated near Estacada late Thursday
night by 8herlff Masa and Constable
Brown, on a charge of conducting a
"Blind pig," Tony had been Indicted
under the name of "Tony Doe," and
when the authorltlea arrested him
they found Charlea In the place.
Tbe house In which tha liauor Is
alleged to have been aold la near the
alta or the dam which la belna built
In tha Clackamaa river. There have
been aeveral complaints by reatdenta
of Estacada about tne place. The men
were locked up. In. the county tall to
CARRIE NATION IS DEAD."
LEAVENWORTH, Kan., June I.
Carrie Nation, who with her hatchet,
gained notoriety aa a aaloon-amaaher,
died of paresis today. She had been
In poor health alnct January, when
ahe entered a aanttarl'um. 8he smiled
when told aeveral daya ago ahe could
CHlCMXVJune 9. It ! announced
that the Chicago. Burlington k Quln
cey will Inaugurate a passenger aer
vlce between Chicago and'San rran
PERPETRATED BY WALT Ac DOUGA LL
, A HARD ONE.
Old Oar, Horl of Wilkes Barrr writ
In to ask me wry A U tnal you
rwver paid anv attention to i
bar looted OirJ when
thev were all about
. or 1
in in country ldne
but now you will did
up lour bones without
a murmur lo see a bare
foot dance on the staoe
The nolit kind of a iff nver
mentiotvt the thmgi her husUind
irymg lo loryei . More anon .
DAMASCUS TO HAVE
W. A. DIMICK WILL DELIVER ORA
TIONBIG HORSE RACE
The citizens of Damaacua have plan
ned an old-fashion Fourth of July
celebration. In many respecta It will
differ from any celebration in tne
state, and an effort will be made to
make It aa near like those vt fifty"
years ago aa possible. The celebra
tion will be held In the large grove
M the school house, and everybody for
miles around la expected to attend.
The oration of the day will be deliv
ered by W. A. Dlmlck.
The program will consist of horse
racea not thoroughbreds but horses
from the plow, climbing the greased
pole, ball gamea, etc. Dinner will be
served on a long bench under the
treea, and most every family will con
tribute ioward It.
Suit To Settle Accounts.
The suit of Henry Stall against Mra.
A. 8choenhelni will becalled for trial
In the Circuit Court today. The ault
la for an adjustment of accounts. Mra.
8choenhelnt allegea that the plaintiff
owea her money for board, and he
sues on account atated. Dlmlck A
Dlmlck represent the defendant and
U'Ren A Schuebel the plaintiff.
From 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
i . oe i ,
Music by Nelson's Orchestra
Aotomobile for patrons
starts from Electric Hotel
at 7:30 in the evening.
Call tip Farmers
1 73 or Rcdland
740 for f artier
SWELL CITY FLVT
WOMAN RETORMER TO
SPEAK HERE SUNDAY
MRS. JACKSON SILBAUGH WILL
TELL OF HER CRUSADE
WORK IN SEATTLE.
Mrs. Jackson Sllbaugh. of Seattle,
will deliver an address in the First
Baptist church of this city, tomorrow
evening. Mra. Sllbaugh la one of tbe
ablest speakers aent out by the W. C.
T. U and In a national organizer.
8he U the wife of a prominent Seattle
lawyer and her close association with
her husband haa given her a legal
knowledge of the temperance question.
She was one of the dozen persona
who obtained by personal investiga
tion that knowledge of the conditiona
In Seattle which resulted In the re
call of Mayor Gill.
Mra. Biiuaugn organized the wo
men for the election and waa one of
me election orncera. The story , aa
ahe tells It Is thrilling in the ex
treme. She will apeak of these thinga
and It Is believed that her visit to
Oregon City will stir up a strong sen
tlment here In favor of a commission
form of city government
A united meeting of the Christian
Brotherhoods of Oregou City will be
held in tbe First Baptist church next
Tuesday evening. Dr. George B.
Pratt and Colonel Wood, prominent
men of Portland will be the speakers.
Refreshments will be se.-ved by the
ladlea. It is expected that at least
one hundred and fifty men will be
The Baptist Sunday school has
changed the hour for the school from
noon to 10 o'clock In the morning.
The preaching service la aet at 11
COUNTY WILL HAVE
STATE FAIR EXHIBIT
PRIZES EXPECTED TO MORE THAN
PAY EXPEN8ES OF
Clackamaa County . will have an
elaborate exhibit at the 8tate Fair,
and. what la more those who are to
be In charge of It Bay the county will
win aeveral prizes. The prizes won
amounted to more last year than tbe
money spent on the exhibit and,
county Judge Beetle, who on Friday
agreed to audit bills from the general
fund, not exceeding $250, says tbe
showing will be Just aa good or better
at the coming fair. Mleasrs. Eby and
Freytag compose a committee that
baa been arranging the preliminary
features of the exhibit.
The exhlblta laat yoar included yir-
tnallv all the pronucta of the county
and waa praised by visitors from all
carts of the state. The prizes amount
ed to 112 more than waa expended
tor the exhibit. This money went In-1
to the county treasury, and. mora la
expected to be added thla year.
Read tha Morning Cbterprlae.
FOR ROSE SHOW
EXHIBITION AT WILLAMETTE
HALL STARTS AT 2 THIS
CHIDRENS' PARADE AT 1 O'CLOCK
Oak Grove Girls' Band To Bo In Lino
of March Handsome
The Oregon City Rose Show, finer
and better than ever before, will be
held thla afternoon Ind evenlnr at
Willamette Hall. The number of ex
hlbitora are largely In excess of last
year, and tbe blossoms that will be
displayed are unusually beautiful. The
Children's parade, which will be one
of the features of the parade, atata
at 1 o'clock. It will consist of decor
ated velocipedes,, bicycles, go-carta,
etc. Handsome prlzea have been of
fered for the best decorated little
floats, and a large number of children
will have entries In the pageant It
will be led by tbe Girls' Oak Grove
Band, which also will furnish the
music at the show during the after
noon. Tne parade will be on Main
atreet. Patterson Bros.' orchestra will
furnish the music at the ball during
tbe evening. .
Beautiful prlzea, consisting of cut-
glass and silverware, donated by' the
merchant of the city, for the Rose
Show, have been on display in the
windowa of the John Adams' store for
aeveral daya. The warm weather of
the past week haa caused the rosea to
develop remarkably fast, and the
choicest blossoms will be exhibited.
Merchants Asked to Decorate.
In order to make the general effect
more pleasing the ladles of the Rose
Society ask the merchants to display
flowers In their windows and decorate
their atorea aa much aa poa"ble for
the festival. All exhibits must be In
place by 10:30 o'clock, and between
that time and 2 o'clock the judges
will make the awards. The doors will
be opened to the public at S o'clock. 1
A special prize will be given by the
Commercial Club for the best general
collection of roses from any town ata
tton or location in Clackamaa county
outside of Oregon City. A trophy lov
ing cup will be given for tbe best
twelve Caroline Tes touts. Thla prize
can only be competed for by members
of the Rose Society, and must be won
two years in succession to enable the
holder to keep the trophy.
List of Classes.
The o'ther classes are aa followa:
Class. Tea Best collection 6 Red
Roses, 6 White Rosea, Yellow Rose?,
6 Pink Roses, general collection 12
Class. Hybrid Tea Beat 9 White
Roses, 3 varieties: I Red Roaea, 3
varltlea; 9 Pink Roses, 3 varieties
9 Yellow Rosea, 3 varieties; general
collection 12 Rosea.
- Class. Hybrid Perpetual Best 8
Whitj Roses. 1 variety; 8 Red Rosea
1 variety; 8 Red Roses. -4 varltlea; 8
Pink Roses, 1 variety; general collec
tion 12 Rosea.
Claas. Climbers (Ramblers except
ed) Best 8 Yellow Roses. 8 Red
Roses, 8 White Rosea, 8 Pink Rosea,
general collection 12 Roaea, 6 varie
Class. Mixed Varieties Best 8
White La France Roses, 8 Pink La
France Roses, 8 I'lrlch Brunner Roses,
8 Gloria Lyonaiae Roaea.
Class. Testouts Best 26 Caroline
Teatouts, 15 Caroline Testouts.
Class, New Rose. Best New Rose.
Four prlzea in thla class.
Class, Large Roses. Best 4 Large
Roses. 1 variety.
Class, Wild Flowers Best general
collection, each a separate variety.
IT PAY PENALTY
OVERSIGHT OF ASSESSOR NO EX
CUSE, SAYS COUNTY
County Judge Beatle Friday denied
the petition of the Portland Railway,
Light & Power Company to have aet
aside the penalty and Interest on taxea
on the canal and locka at the Falla
of the Willamette. The company al
leged thst the assessor in making oui
the tax bllla neglected to Include tbe
cannl and locks. Later the company
waa notified of the oversight ana
Density of 1566.75 and Interest of
$111.75 were added. .
The romnany oleaded that, owing
to the mistake of the assessor, It
should not be compelled to pay tha
Interest and penalty. The property
waa valued at $300,000 and the tax
levy waa $5,587.50. Judge Beatle held
that the company should have discov
ered the oversight Itself and paid the
taxes when due. .
GIRL UNDER AGE WEDS.
Josephine W. Nelson Becomes Bride
Of Fred SchulWe.
The marriage of Josephine W. Nel
son to Fred Schulke took place Fri
day afternoon, in -the parlora of the
Electrlo Hotel. Rev- H. R. Lands
borough, pastor of tbe First Presby
terian church, officiating. The bride
waa under 'the age of 18 yeara. and
her parenta gave their consent to
the marriage. Mr. and Mra. Schulke
will jreslda at Portland.
THE HAGUE. June 9 Andrew
Carnegie haa donated $205,000 for the
establishment of a hero fund In Hol
Portrait of Philanthropist ,
Mode Recently In Now York.
U11, by Amoricaa Proa AsMclatloa.
FATHER BADLY BURNED
PARENTS ON VISITFIND HOME
Mr. and Mra. E. W. Oldham arrived
In this city Friday afternoon from
Goldendale, Waah where they ac
companied the remains of their eon's
wife, Mrs. .J. D. Oldham, who died
last Friday, the Interment taking place
on 8unday. J. D. Oldham will remain
at Goldendale for a few daya. Mr.
and Mra. Oldham arrived In Portland
on Monday, expecting! to visit for a
few daya their son. W. C. Oldham and
family. The aon'a home, however, had
been destroyed by fire a few days be
fore. Mr. Oldham had lighted the fire
in a atove and had aone to the yard.
leaving hla family, including hla wife
and two little girls, Ethel, aged 7,
and Mildred, aged 4, aaleep. Discov
ering the flames he ran to hla fam
ily's assistance. Mra. Oldham suc
ceeded In saving herself.
The father rushed Into tbe house
to And the bed containing his children
a mass of flames. The little ones
were screaming with fright and their
clothing waa ablaze. - He caught both
in hla arma and started for the door.
Hla clothing became Ignited and .he
fell being partially overcome by the
dense smoke. He, however, crawled
to the door and fell Into the yard.
All are Buffering from severe burns
on the face and body." The reatdenta
of the neighborhood have been kind
to the family, aa they have lost every
thing. SEXTON AT OSWEGO DIES.
Andrew Fortnor Had Boon III
Andrew Fortner, who haa been sex
ton at the cemetery at Oswego, died
Friday, after an Illness of aeveral
montha duration. Fortner had been
a resident of Oawego for many yeara.
and waa known by every person In
that part of the county. The funeral
will be held Sunday.
o w a it
5 to 20 AcreFaurms Near Oregon City
We have several buyers waiting and many coining.
If your place is for sale and the price right come and
see us at once.
W. F. SCHOOLEY & COJ
o Phone: Pacific M-80. Home A-188.
I better all Hard
wood 3ft. 6 in.
m . . mm m
OREGON CITY, OREGON
RUTH COWING BILL, FC"ELY 17
0IEG0N CITY, KUS3AN3 O
SLAYER H.raM 9DWl?d
Police Authoritlea, Baffled By Worst
Crime Committed In State"" . .
Family Asleep When
Slain With Ax. .
The police authorities of Clackamaa
and Multnomah counties are today
baffled by the most shocking crime
that haa ever been committed la
Oregon. While a family 1 1 four Wil
liam H. Hill, Ruth C. Hill and her lit
tle son and daughter, by her first hus
band, Philip and Dorothy Rlntonl
lay asleep In their borne on tbe Wills-
burg-MUwaukle road, three-quarters of
a mile south of Ardenwald atanon.
early Friday morning, a fiend, un
questionably Insane, ' stole Into the
house and brained them with aa ax.
Then, after further maltreating the
bodies of the little girl and the moth
er, he disappeared as completely aa
if he bad been awallowed bv tbe
earth. There Is not the allghtest clue
to hla Identity.. He left no finger
prints, nothing whatever that belongeJ
to him, not even any footprints, which
so often remain In such caaea to lead
tbe police to the guilty person.
Lived. In Oregon City.
Mra. H1U lived In Oregon City be
fore her first marriage. She waa a
daughter of Thomas r Cowing, now
of Portland, who until a few yeara
ago waa one of the most prominent
lawyers of thla city. His practice waa
largely with the land office and when
that wffs moved to Portland, he chang
ed hla residence to that city.
Ruth Cowing aa a little girl la well
remembered here. 1 When ahe grew
Into womanhood abe waa pretty and
attractive.-ahd Waa one of the moat
popular girla in Oregon City. Finally
ahe decided to become a trained nurse-
and moved to Portland to prepare her
self for the work at the Good Samari
tan Hospital. There she met Jamea
Rintoul, who bad also lived In Ore
gon City; and eleven yeara ago they
were married. It waa not a- happy
union and the couple separated three
yeara ago. When the dl.orce waa
granted the wife was awarded tha
custody of the children. 9
Rintoul haa remarried aud la liv
ing In Salt Lake City. He waa seen
by the police of that city laat night
who telegraphed to tbe authorities
here that the newa of the tragedy was
a great shock to him. fie left here
several yeara ago. Philip Rintoul was
nine yeara old and hla sister waa five.
Their mother and Mr. Hill were each
Sheriff Back Without Clue.
Sheriff Mass, who with the Multno x
man County offlciala worked all day
on tBe tragedy, upon hia return to
Oregon City late laat night declared .
that no evidence had been obtained
that might lead to the arrest of the
guilty man. Clue after clue, and ru
mor after rumor had been run to .
to earth by the offlciala without auc-
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