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About Morning enterprise. (Oregon City, Or.) 1911-1933 | View Entire Issue (July 23, 1911)
- CIDER DAY
d HY In
Br M QLAT
Cofrrlihl. 13U. br Airit U-
erry ' 1
for Ivroir vun the Tillage of
PlnerUle bad tuttl a custom of Its own
ease tbe Uj tlll not fall Sunday
a couple of barrel f Dew xider wer
placet! on tor public iuar aud up
ped and eTerybody iortied t driak
their Oil, It a laj of rejokluv
and via knuvi as clJer lj.
On certain Hth of JVi'U'ratwT a
traucer arrived la thr tillage Lj
atage. It raa Dot so ancotumun fai
traoffera to imti but tlm was so
ODcomtuoli mil.' He bad a clubfoot;
ue nu out ejw. w u
like tbe bellow of a ball: be bad but
en eyebrow. His personal appear-
anoe as freely commrDU-d oa. as Is
tbe way of the TllUgrr. and there wa
great f urtonlty to know w ho be J
and what had bruhl blm there
TTie atranger was llmplnc around .
tow next daj when the cider was ,
brought la and tbe rejoicings began. .
. but be paid do attention until after- j
Boon. Then tbe men had begun to
warm ap and grin and laugh and slap
each other on the bark. Firecrackers ,
wcr thrown trader tbe stranger's fee. '
- and when ho roVed bis displeasure be j
was laughed and Jeered at Then be '
got a hand oa bis back and was cbal- ,
lenged to a wrestling match and a '
trial of cuffing off hats. He was lo- ,
Tiled to drink prosperity to PineTille i
XB a uipper 01 new cmjct. pou
refused to do so a quantity was poured J
a his hat.
Tbe stranger was a good swearer,
and bo swore Ha stood on the public '
square and swore, and be sat on tbe
tarern veranda and swore, and be .
locked hlmaelf In his room and swore. 1
All day tbe town made merry, as per j
custom, and next day some of tbe lead
ing cirlsena called to make excuse, j
Tho stranger had hired a rig and de-
parted after an early breakfast
' PineTille wanted a railroad. It bad
wanted one for years and at times ;
had bad strong hopes. Tbe trouble
was la tbe hills half surrounding it.
There must be a costly tunnel. En
gineers had come and estimated and ,
reported, and the cost bad been con' ,
aidered too high. A new and greater '
effort was now on foot, and three day i
after elder day a large and entbunias- ,
tic mass meeting was held. At this
meeting a. greater sum was pledged
than erer before, and a delegate was
stent to tbe headquarters of tbe P. and j
P. railroad to lay tbe matter before the j
proper officials. Tbe Doe to Plnerllle. ,
If built, would be a branch. Tbe del.-
gate waa politely received and listened !
to and then told that a larger deleg.i- j
tion had better come down. IndM-d.
tbe names of seven of bis fellow j
townsmen were glTeu blm. and tbey
would be received and tbe mnttwr
When the delegation reached tbe city I
It was Informed that If PineTille gt
its branch It would be through a cer
tain capitalist, wbo would give tbein
audience half an hour later. He did
so. They Died Into bis ofll'-e and op lo j
bis desk to find tbe man of the cln'v
foot He bad a smile oo bis fare, but
tbey did not like tbe smile. He spoke j
Honeyed worn, um ai me same uaie
' he bad tbe door locked and three stout
men brought In.
"Glad to see yon. gentlemen rerr
clad." be said to the delegation as a
whole. "Ton may perhaps remember
that I visited your pleasant little town
the other day. Very nice town: very
nice town. Very enterprising people.
' Very charming custom you hare up
"Sir." replied Deacon Harrison, who
; bad been appointed spokesman for the
' delegation, "if perchance our people
made too merrr-
"Oh. no. no. no! 1 love merry peo
"It was our cider dar. von know "
"Certainly, certainly plenty of rl
der and plenty of merriment So
' you came to aee about a branch line
"to yoor town? Well, after an exbl
, bltion of a little custom of my own
we will proceed to talk. There's tbe
pall and dipper. Help yourselves. "
None of tbe seven ever knew what ,
tbe nature of tbe contents of tbe pall
were. Deacon Harrison drank flrt.
. and be looked weary as he turned
away. The weariness went down
through tbe line
"Now for some merriment," said the
clnbfooted man as he nodded to bit
three stoat retainers
The trio moved. They cuffed off
ta TV.. I .. .1.1 .
' the back. Tbey gave them the Iron
elbow. Tbey bustled tbem ap and
down and across and laughed and
, Jeered. After ten minutes the boss
bold up his band snd said:
"Tbe gentlemen must be thirsty. Be-
. fore there is further merriment give
. tbem more drink."
When tbe said "merriment" ceased
there was no mnn nt th ninn nlm
ocld stand on bis lets. Thev had
been hnstled for fair. An they sat
breathing ba'rd and wondering what
was coming next the capitalist chuck-
. led and laughed and snld:
ion is an, geruemen. You don '
need a railroad to Plnevllle Ton hav.
your cider day. and that's better. As !
you probably , have Important engage
menta elsewhere I will now excuse
... There was lighting all over town
next dny. On the next after that there
was a public meeting to abolish cider
ju a ib iwtuiK ior irouoie
TOU enter the town anina r1 ami mmtr
..... f . I 1. - il m '
wuji it uuui ruiroao. I
'' For tbe arrest an conviction
of any person or persona, who
unlawfully remova copies of' The
4 Morning Enterprise from tbe
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Mr. and Mrs. James Hatton and son,
of Bonneville, ware In this city oa rrl-1
any. im guesu tf Mra o. W. Grace.
Tbey left for Jefferson, where Mr.
r'-.ton will have charge of the batch-
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