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wvsn Portland and gateasaij
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& et eonem f iw price.
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WEEKLY ENTERPRISE ESTABLISHED 1500
V()I, 2-No. 21.
OREGON CITY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1911,
Peh Wekk, 10 Cent
DIG FOREST FIRE
IS RACE ROYAL
00OH SUBSCRIPTIONS OBTAIN'
CANDIDATES OAIN AMAZINGLY
SOUTHERN PACIFIC MEN FIGHT
INSURGENTS BLOCKED IN FIGHT
FOR LA FOLLETTE IN
to TO GRADE UNI TO
AS CONTEST FOR PRIZES
. . PROCEEDS.
DESPERATELY TO SAVE TIM
BER AND POWER HOUSE.
ill 'nZ tflPHASIZC 1 ft.'
The Fat Kurt r A 4
Gt1TLCHtrttTMr se 12.000
Tort A suj00r it a mfST
M NEGOTIATES FOE MILS
ctort Considering flan to Cmn
lulling Stock and Bond Road
For enough to Complete
h, work on the Clackamaa South
Railway I progreaalng faster than
any time during I bo progress of
uik Tho company baa about
hi., timD ana ininr inmi
fb work of grading- and clearing.
I (n employes sre maaing gooq
VreM along the lino.
Fh farm-re In tho Molalla district
I, bern subscribing very liberally,
I at bl Hnio tho company baa
. aubM-rliXlona than will bo ro
Crd to complete Iho ontlro grade
, Oregon Cliy U Molalla.
itenptton Como In,
Act lyi new oubacrlptlons como
hlrb more than cover tho oiponao
kirred on iho lino, and that alone
Lory picking to tho boord of dt
hurt. ho are earnestly working
tbt completion of tho project.
fkey f"l that In a abort lime track-
ng mill begin, tbo company la
nrKotlatln ir ateei to no uacj
bo laying of tho track, and Ilea
being subscribed by tbo sawmill
i at tltat part of tho county af
d by tho road,
dmg Plan Favorod.
largo numtw of tbo eubecrlbera
advocating a policy which tbo dl-
or aro carefully conaldorlDg at
tlmo, ana that la to coaao aolllng
k and complete tbo grade, and
Id tho project for enough to lay
teal and pmcuro tbo rolling atock.
try flguro that by puraulng that
rat tho taming capacity of tbo
id would pay tho bond a In a ahort
U, and tho stockholder would tbon
lufly on (ho rood, and with only
bnall amount of atock o and own-
tba road, tho atock would bo very
JIFUL STORY H
IAKIR, OP ROSEBURG. BAYS
HI BEGGED TO KBKP
C. Baker, a morabor of tha Roee-
t ruai oi i no tirana irnr or. ino
n ho wa arrested on a. charts of
yeara of ago, admit tod that bo
asked aaveral poroona for money,
aid bo had dona It only when bo
starvation atarlng bim In tbo
. Ho declared that ho waa re
ly robbed of hla ponalon money
several montha In Seattle. In
it ni nil a HUf iaa via iuiiui ar, an.
to a cut over a trouaera' pocket
h bad been made by tho robber
extract the money.
I am not a beggar," aald tho old
l -All I want la work: Dut every
I apply to for work aaya that I
too Old. I want tn aullU aaaklnC
J V" Wt M w ... a.w-w
"I be cared for."
00 tone of alncerltv In tho old
Soclallatl to Have Plonlo. .
be Hoclnlliil rp will tinM a nlrnln
Now Era on Auguat I. BoTerafgood
-ion uave oeen ongagoa ana rv
".i,iiT-iiin win do aervou.
'fa in This rltw mim h vml
" ". A J V. V. lull VIUV1 IVUUV
w navar could aao any fun In alt-
. ... .... HranuBiana ana luer wain-
9 the game.
Wa had to gat on the fold end got
action. , "
CLOTHING, SHOES, .SHIRTS,
TS. liNraiuaraai tuiBV.
a in ik. . ... . -
"NO FOR MEN AND YOUNG MEN
at mrTm.M aa. am i aw ak
L Syatam suit. .:...V.. 1S.7S
00 and S4.00 Douglaa Shoo . , . 2.98
t DONT nixa- mnu ruirviH
BUT COME BACK AGAIN
1 . . I
. . . a .....
Not Like Other,
th and Main Bto,
THIS IS THE WEEK TO CARXER VOTES
Determined Entranta, Taking Advant
age of "Club of Five" Offer, Forgo
to Front In Remarkable
Tho battle roval It on la oarneai
In Tbo Bntorprlao'a big prlio voting
corneal. Hepona received at (hla of
fice Tueaday ahow that almoat all con-
teat am a aro meeting with groat auo-
caa. . -
Advice to candidate: No matter
whether you aro flrat on tbo Hat or
laat tbla morning, your chancea aro
oquai if you keep arter tbo votea tbla
Week, lain't let up a mlnuto; lay off
neat week if you muat, but dont
waato a aocond during the extra vote
offer. When you get ono "Club of
five" at art Immediately to get anoth
er, and when you get It atart right
over and get another, etc. Diligent
application to vote- getting during tbo
neat flvo daya will bring amailng ro
aulta and fu ahould endeavor to got
far enough In tbo load to take a little
r"t and fool eaay when tho vote
achodulo rovorta back to tho former
number allowed. Tbo contoot editor
wanta to Improaa tbla on your mlnda,
each day every ono of yout NOW 18
TIIKTIMK. No matter how you atand
at tbla mlnuto, by doing good work
thla week your cbancea will bo aa
good aa tboao of any other candidate.
Continued on page two.
BY PORTLAND MAN
JOHN BICHNER IS ATTACKED BY
ANAN MOORE AT
John Hlcbner, a pioneer of Oawo
go, aoventy-ona yeara of age, waa
severely boalea on tbo head with a
club Tueaday In an altercation with
A nan Moor, preaident and general
manager of tbo Portland Cement Com
pany, with offlcee In tho Lumbormen'a
Building, Portland. Uicbner camo to
tbla city, and had bl wounda dreaaed
by Dr. Mount. Ho declare that bo
will awoar out a complaint agalnat
Moore. According to itlchner, wbo la
ono of tbo moot roopoctod men In tho
county, tho attack waa unprovoked.
Tho trouble waa tho outcome of the
el of a piece of land, tbo title to
which la In dlaputo. Tbo Portland Ce
ment Company la eatabllablng a ce
ment factory at Oawego. Tbo com
pany bought tbo land In dlaput from
Henry Gana, who la aald to bava had
no title to It, but gavo a quitclaim
deed. Dlcbner aaaerta that tho title
to tho property la In tbo name of hla
Dlcbner and hla eon, Henry, were
fencing tho land Tueaday when they
were approached by Moore who la
aald to have ordered tho other men
to leave. They rofuaed, whereupon,
according to Blcbner and bla aon
Moore oelcod a club and etruck tho
older man two blowa on tha boad.
Young filchnor Interforred and bo, too,
waa etruck on tha bead Blchner, Sr.,
waa knocked down and for a abort
tlmo waa unconacloua. Ha waa brought
to tbla city by hla aon. Dr. Mount
aald tba man waa aerloualy wounded,
but he thought tbat bo would recov
er. Joaepb Blcbner, Mayor of Oawego,
la a aon of tho wounded man. ' After
bla wounda wore dreaaed Blchner em
ployed Oeorgo C. Brownell to look af
ter bla IntereaU.
WIFE SAYS HUSBAND
CALLED HER NAMES
Olllo M. Wlleon baa rilod autt In tho
Circuit Court agalnat Joaepb Wlleon.
at nnfifMnrnP tnr m itMirM Of dlVOrCO.
They were married November 20. 1902,
at rel Reono Okianoma, ana nave iwu
children. Mra. Wllaon aaya her hua
band called ber a "liar" and a "ahe
devil" and throw ber out of bed. Ho
la aald to bava forbidden ber to apeak
to her parenta. In tho oarly part of
tbla year while oho waa Buffering from
a broken ankle aha avora he etruck
hp Rh aaka for lis monthly ali
mony and 1100 attorney foea. George
, Brownell la nor attorney.
Guatav Bngebrecht, tha Oregon City
dairyman, waa aerloualy Injured while
driving to bla homo Monday afternoon.
Hla wagon overturned on a grade and
he waa thrown out, hla right arm be
ing fractured near the elbow. Doaplte
bla Injury Mr. Bngebrecht aaalatod In
righting hla wagon, and then went to
a Burgeon and had tba fracture re
duced. Mlaa Delia Vincent, of St Johna,
haa been jtbe guet of MUa Marie
Holmee and Mlaa HeUn Lucaa and
other frlenda at Parkplace.
P. M. GILL, GOOD ROADS ADVO
CATE, PLANS RETURNING
TO THIS COUNTY. -
P. M. Gill, formerly of ' Clackamas
County, and for the laat two yeara a
reoldent of Dufur, Waaco County, will
return to Garfield where be will go
Into the nursery bualneaa. Mr. GUI
believe that there la a great future
In aolllng trees, and aaya that from
l.ooo to 10,000 trees may be planted
on an acre of land. Tboae tree bring
about It centa each when aold In large
quantltlea, and there la a net profit
of about nine centa a tree.
Mr. GUI haa been farming on his
father's place at Dufur. He waa laat
year elected to the leglalature from
Hood River and Waaco countlea. He
waa an ardent advocate of good road a
for farmer, but realated the attempt
to build a highway acroaa the atate for
the benefit of automobile owner. -
In tbo Garfield country, where Mr.
OIU expecta to locate In September,
tbo Oregon Agricultural College baa
planted an experimental apple orch
ard, the aoll being particularly adapt
ed to fruit growing. Mr. Gill bints
that he may become a candidate from
Clackamaa county for the legislature
nest year. He baa long been a prom
inent member of the Orange.
Couple Granted Licence.
George T. Vollum, of 800 Eaat Thirty-second
street, Portland, waa grant
ed a license to marry Cora E. Stump.
STANDING OF CANDIDATES IN CONTEST
MISS MTRTLB CROSS
MIS3 ALLIE WARB....
MISS LENA STORT
MRS. E. r. ZIMMERMAN. ......
MISS TILXJD METERS
MISS EVA KENT
MISS ELLA WHITE
MISS MADGE BRIGHTBILL
MISS ROSE JUSTIN
MISS LILLY LONG
MISS ROSE MILLER
MISS ANNA WOODARD
MISS JENNIE 8CHATZ
MISS EVA ALLDREDGB
CAr-'DATES IN DISTRICT NO. 2.
-o - Votes.
MISS JENNIE DJX Mullno 776O
MISS DENA PROS8KR Oswego 7039
M1H8 ELLEN MOEHNKB Shubel 8032
MR8. M- T. MACK....;, ,...Canby 16655
MI8S ADA LAKIN" .Mllwauklo 7944
MI88 FAT BATDORP.....,....,.Weat Oregon. City 5434
MIS8 EDNA HUTCHINSON Canby R518
MISS MILDRED REAM..... Willamette .'.17730
MISS ADA CARES. Sandy 8525
MI88 LILLIAN HOLT Sandy 8345
MISS NORA K1MBERLT Boring 2608
MRS. JULIA HOLT Oak Orove 6134
MISS INEZ KNOX Boring , 2920
MISS ELSIE 8HOBNBORN Sprlngwater 6460
MI8S ETHEL CLOSNER ..Cam a 12544
MISS BLODWEN THOMA8 Beaver Creek 6446
MISS MAT JOHNSON Clackamaa 6265
MISS ETHEL DB BOK Willamette 6524
MISS ANNIE GARDINER ..Meldrum 6940
MISS HELEN SMITH1
MIflH HELEN RABICK.,..,
MISS DELIA ROBERTS ...
MISS ROXY COLE
MIS8 f)UI8E 8ILER
MIS8 RETA CAROTHKH8.
MISS VERNA MEAD...,
FOR EXCELLDiT VORK
BOOKS OP J. E.JACK ARE MODELS,
SAYS SOUTHERN PACIfIc
Appreciation la felt ' by "County Aa
eesaor J, BL Jack and bla office force
over the remarka of Mr. Tripp, repre
senting the Southern pacific Company,
who aald that the booka of the Clack
amaa County assessor ana neater than
any be haa aeon on tbo entire Une of
hla company'a railway. "Mr. Tripp baa
a railroad blcrcte ana be goea over
the company's property for the pur
pose or learning toe correct valua
tions. Tbia Information la obtained
with a view of determining whether
the land la worthy of Improvement
Mr. Jack baa an efficient clerical
force and he realises-tbat tbla com
pliment, coming from a man who
travela up and down the Pacific Coast
la well worth while.
HARDIN WAIVE8 EXAMINATION.
i ' '
Ranch Owntr'i Case to be Considered
By Grand Jury.
William Hardin, owner of a large
goat ranch at Atnea, waa bound over
to the grand jury Tueaday by Juatlce
or me reace garason on a complaint
Died agalnat him by hla etepdaughter.
Hardin, through hla attorney, George
C. Brownell, refused to put In any
evidence, and waived examination. He
waa held In 1500 bond. The charge
waa first preferred agalnat Hardin
three yeara ago, but was dismissed.
DISTRICT NO 1.
Oregon City ,
Oregon City ,
Oregon City ,
Oregon City ,
Oregon City ,
.V.. . .Jennlnga Lodge
TO HAVE BIG CONCERT
WILLIAM BEARD QJVES AN IN
TERESTING TALK ON HIS
The Robbie Burns Society of Oregon
City-met In regular eeseton In tbe
parlora of tbe Congregational church
last Monday evening.
A large number of member waa In
attendance and a very entertaining
program waa rendered after which
tbe ladlea served ice cream and cake.
Little bualneaa waa transacted, owing
to the warm weather, and by vote It
waa decided to bold only one meeting
a month In Auguat and September and
those meeting to be held on the aeo
William Beard gave a very Interest
ing account of his late trip through
the East. Commenting on the hot
weather Mr. Beard advised bla hearer
not to travel, Eaat with any expecta
tion of avoiding the heat aa Wisconsin
and Minnesota heat record are far
In excess of Oregon's.
Tbe principal subject of discussion
at tbe meeting waa tbe coming "Grand
Scotch Concert," under tbe auaplcea
of tbe Robbie Burna Club of Oregon
City. Thla will be the event of the
season and aa the funda wUl be used
for a very laudable purpose. It la
thought the public will reapond liber
ally. There will be seven costumed
singers and dancers on the stage and
some of them will be the most popular
Scotch singers and acton of this
country. No one will regret tbe ex
penditure of 25 centa for an entertain
ment of thla kind.
Booster ahould take notice that
one of tbe most effective waya to
boost tbe city la to help along Just
auch local aocletiea aa tbia which help
to make Oregon City aa attractive aa
poaalble and keep . the people with
money at home.
ELIRT GETS 10 DAYS
JAIL AJiD $15 FINE
MISS HELEN SMITH, ANNOYED
FOR TWO DAYS, APPEALS
Flirting come high In Oregon City.
Ask 8ara Kerrtaxla. He knowa. The
fellow annoyed Miss Helen Smith, an
Mttmahla vonnv woman of Canemah.
for two daya, and, finally, ahe decided
to appeal to the authorities. She told
Chief of Police Shaw about him, and
nnn Varrlmila waa hahlnri the bar.
City Attorney Story Investigated the
case, and fired a broadside into me
would be-fllrt at the hearing before
RMirdr Stlnn. . Mr. StlDO was not
long In dlagnoaing the case, and the
following la the prescription tie nanaea
Kerrlaala who waa growing faint:
CITY HALL PHARMACY; PRE
SCRIPTION 1COUNTKR IN REAR.
TEN DAYS IN DOOR8; $15 FINE.
, Otbera almtlarly afflicted will get
a dose of the same medicine If they
don't watch out.
RANOALL APPOINTS CLERK.
Jamoo McNulty to Servo During Vaca
Jim, McIMultv. of Molalla. baa been
appointed substitute clerk In the Ore
gon City poetofflce by Postmaster
Randall. He will serve two montha
during the vacatlona of tbe other
clerks and la eligible ror mo nrai
vanancr. Mr McNulty nasaed th laat
examination for clerks.
SiCCWATER IS NOT IN DANGER
Force of Worker to bo Augmented
and Blaze, It la Thought, Will
Soon Be Chocked Family
1 Forced to Flee.
The Southern Pacific' Railroad on
Tueaday started a force of fifty men
to fighting the big forest fire near
Sprlngwater. which tbreatena the $1.
000,000 power-house which tbe Port
land Railway, Light A Power Com
pany Is building and timber valued at
hundreds of thousands of dollars.
One family has been forced to flee
from the flames and other will be
routed by4t unleaa It la soon got un
der control. The flro I one of the
severest ever known In tbe f areata
of Clackamaa county. For a 'time
Tueaday It waa thought that Spring-
water waa in danger, but re porta re
ceived late at night are that the town
Fire Ragea Several Week. "
Fire haa been raging In tbe Clear
Creek district for several weeks and
a email force .baa been fighting It.
Tbe blaze waa considered of little
consequence until a high wind late
Monday night drove It toward tbe
power plant and valuable timber of
the Southern Pacific Railroad. It la
now neaiing the footbilla, and the
force of men la fighting valiantly to
check lta progreea. There Is much ex
citement In tbe neighborhood A large
area has been burned over, and It
Is not thought that the fire will be
got under control for at least twenty
Henry Cromer, road overseer, is as
sisting In fighting the flames Through
E. E. Blackley, conatructlon engineer
for the Portland Railway, Light A
Power Company, who la aiding the
flre-flghters, arrangeraenta were made
with the Government forest Service
officials in Portland by whtcb 100 sol
diers from Vancouver Barracks will
arrive In a special car to assist in get
ting the Are under, control. Every
available man in tbia city baa Joined
tbo force of volunteer that 1 en
deavoring to check tbe conflagration..
Fire Spread Rapidly.
The devastated section la situated
between the Clackamaa River and
Ckafr Creek. A strong east wind la
blowing and the lire Is spreading
rapidly. Volunteers left . Estaoada to
assist In fighting the fire.
It la nnt knnwll 4nat hnw the firO
originated, but tbe prevailing opinion .
Is tbat a campnre left ty a party oi
fishermen on the bank of Clear Creea
waa acattered by tbe atrong wind.
NAVAL DIVISION TO
BE ORGANIZED TONIGHT
REQUIRED NUMBER OF SIGNERS
Oregon City la to have a division in
tt. hiavat Militia, v. c. nve. a mem
ber of one of the Portland dlvlalone
has been trying to organlxe a company
here, for several weeks, and haa ob
tained forty signature, th required
number. The division will be organis
ed tonight at tbe Commercial Club.
A novel feature of the exercieee will
be tbe playing of a band of thirty
Oregon City men. WTUe It la planned
for tbe musician to play together
only on thia particular occaalon. It Is
believed that the concert will result
In the establishment of a band In the
city. The city baa been without a
Hand tnr anmetlme and the Commer
cial Club haa under consideration a
plan to organize one.
WATERMELON FEAST PLEA8ES.
Wlftlam Moody Glvea Delightful Lawn
William Moody, of Burmelater A
Andre sen. gar a delightful water
melon party Monday night, at hla
home, 410 High atreet. The melona
war served on the lawn which waa
lighted with electric lamps. Mr.
Moody had a score of guosta, and
......1,1. Vad ' a dalltrhlfllt time. It
was tba first watermelon party of tbe
POPE'S CONDITION WORSE.
Temperature la Hlghar But No Un
eaalneae ia Felt
ROME. Julr 25. The condition of
the Pope, who la suffering from a sore
throat waa leea satisfactory today.
The phyatolana found their patien;
with a temperature higher than yes
The areneral symptoms, however, tt
Is said, are not alarming.
John D. Coming West.
CHEYENNE. Wyo.. July 25. John
Dl Rockefeller baa made arrangements
to come td Demarlaa Springs, near
Cody, Wyo., for bla health.
WEATHER INDICA I lune. w
- Oregon City Fair and alight-
If cooler; northwesterly wlnda.
o Oregon Fair; cooler, except
v near tbe coast: north westerly
Omaha Delegation, With Roeeveate- at
Head, Outgeneralo Small Band
Working For Insur
LINCOLN, Neb July 25. Nebraska
Republlcana In convention here today
gave Preaident Taft and Ma Almin.
iatratloa strong Indorsement and ef
fectively blocked all efforta of a email
sentiment for Senator La Folletto aa'
a Presidential candidate.
Tbe inaurgents lacked a leader and
were outgeneraled by Victor Rose-
water and hi delegation from Omaha.
Before tbe Insurarenta could Intro.
duce resolutions from tbe floor, tbe
reanilara had rushed a motion nrovtd.
Ing that ail resolutions be referred to
a committee, which waa given power
to draw up a final report.
Frionda of Tan Control.
Chairman Jefferlee. of Omthi. then
named a committee of seven, of which
five were atrong frlenda of Taft, and
of which Rosewater waa made chalr-
From tbla point tbe poeaibllitlea of
a flgbt on tbe flu or over the Indorse
ment of Mr. Taft went glimmering.
Despite their early talk that they
would not assent to a Taft Indorse
ment on any conditions, tbe insur
gents failed to make even a ahow of
a fight or objection when tbe plat
form resolution was finally presented.
Tne resolution went through with
a wboop by a rising vote, in which sev
eral of tbe Insurgents were discovered
on their feet.
An attempt to have tho convention
Instruct the resolutions committee to
refrain from indorsing any candidate
met with summary treatment.- L D.
Evans, of Adams county, secured the
floor for thla purpose, but be waa
howled down by other delegate and
gaveled out of order by Chairman Jef
ferle before be could read his reso
lution. Out of tbe total of 855 votea In the
convention. It waa aald by regular 5
leaders that the ineurgenta oould ot
muster a following of more than 150.
HILLST NOT KILLED BY
SLAYER OF COBLES
Sheriff Masa Is convinced that J. H.
Wilson, the section foreman wbo has
confessed to killing Archie Coble and
wire at Rainier, Wash., la not tbe
alayer of William Hill and fatally at
It bad been hoped by tbe offlciala
that the solution of the Coble case
would also solve tbe tragedy at Ar
denwald. but tbla hope ha been re
linquished. Tbe murders and out
rages at Ardenwald and Rainier were
Identical to the smallest detail, and
the motive In each crime Waa tbe
Wilson waa working near Rainier
wben the HUla were slain.
Battler" FHay Ball.
MEDFORD, Or July 25. Battling
Nelson. ex41gbtweight champion,
pitched tbe first ball In tbe first game
of the four club league aerie Sunday.
Med ford won from Ashland by a acore
of 13 to 6.
Girl'a Father Suea Wolgaat.
CADILLAC. Mich., July 25. Suit for
$10,000 was today started against Ad
Wolgast. the lightweight pugilistic
champion, by the father of Florence
Bush, a 15-year-old farmer girl'
After the summons was served on
him. Wolgaat characterised the action
aa a holdup and declared the charge
Other Good Pktvfes On
the Ptogfsnl Too K