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About Morning enterprise. (Oregon City, Or.) 1911-1933 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 25, 1911)
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twi Portland and takam; lrt
lata In avory (actio of Claaka-
mil County, with a population of
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, OKKOON CITY OUKOON. FRIDAY, AUQUST 23, 1011. '
Per Week, 10 Cents
II VOTE OFFER
5 KILLED; 5 HURT
AS BRIDGE FALLS
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1 PERPETRATED. BY WALT AAP DOUGCLL
NORMAN R. LANG
QUITS PAPER MILL
B. T. McBAlN SUCCEEDS TO MAN
AGEMENT OF BIO
HIGH SCHOOL HEAD
OIOATI BEHIND IN CON-
frUT HAVE OPPORTUNITY
TO DC LEADERS.
CERTAIN TO WIN PRIZES
Vsltt For Fiva Yaar Sub.orlp.
tlen,' 60,000 For Ton Year One,
And 100,000 For Ona For
a a ,
POLL OF HONOR.
0'iflct No. 1.
lia Una Hlory
(tin Ea Kent
MIM Till' Meyers
IM Myrti i ro. ......
r. K. K. Zimmerman . . .
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111m Annl Uanliier
I nouiLK VOTES TO REMAIN
N IFFECT UNTIL AUQU3T
K, AT P. M.
"M Uit ipmlitl offor nf Tha En
lrt Grand Voting Contest go
ii tirwt U'l morning and It bo
rh and evory cuudldate to
it the brut of tha opportunity,
W or4o-aubacrlDton. under, this
tt siy mean, victory for you.
iRD TO CUT? May bo Just now
rr tha canvassing for votoa, but
y an subscription mny place you
ih "royal scat of success."
iV tnkn I ho candidate whosa
total U the lowest on tl "Roll
Honor In DUlrlcl" No. 1. One leu-
kr lutwcrlpilnn to the llly Enter-
fa would plnre ber Id too load
In ran readily am bow Rood Hi
Wnrri are for any candidate to w
b flrtt Rrand Capital Prise. Wo
tin by (tilt that any candldato oni
f "Ron or Honor ' naa equally a
M a rhinr aa tho other to
it ippltra likewise to all candl
um In piHtrlrt No. 1. For ono five-
Wr lubtrrltHlon to tho Pally Enter
kyou receive 25,000 votes, for
t.year subscription 60.000 vote
M for twenty yrnra, 100,'JOO votoe.
Fuf ona fl year aubaclptlon to
Weekly Entfrprlao you rooplvo
000 otaa. for trn yaara 25,1)00
, and twenty yrara 60.000 votea.
(y.K VOTK RCIIKItl'LK ON' LAST
CP. KOR rtATKHI.
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Mt to git a icreat number of aub-
nptloni andor thla offer hnt tho
r yaa ran cet the mora llablo you
I to h the recipient of ono of tho
dutiful crnnd VprlKbt Kimball
no. H require yur boat of-
Irt from now I 111 the cloao of tho
potent to be Included with tho wtn
fri, but Tlctory Ilea within tho reach
ny candidate who takea adantae
ttiti-tbo lait aoortal offor. whlrh
Ntlnuei In force until 9 p. m., Satirr
F', Frptember i. Anr-nf on who
fll to (rip thla golden cpiortunlty
IiU nir none to blnmexbut your.
If your competitor! win.
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1. Tber rotint lha aeme at the
Mrt of tha oontoat and every tote
P aiulra from now ontnean that
Ffl ir nearer tho icoal of auccoaa.
(BY THE CONTEST ETJITOR.)
Tl content climea Boptember I lit
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rl after that time
I Don't forKet iho apodal offor an-
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w- Mnke tho beat of tha op nor
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worlng for "cinched." There are
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A Guide. Post
L . .r-""v uur wav. w ara nnw
bl,"a th 'dvnoed atyle of wear.
only m. young men. we
wchVnPH'!n, ,h mo,t rapreeentatlve
the fXnl ,0 look ov,r th product, of
lal.:0W," ""loll are now on
clothing can't be made than
aytm and Clotharaft r.lnthaa.
And V?d Willamette Hat..
st.?!!'1, 8h0 c,n,t b m'd
DON'T Ta""" D0U,M
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Not Like Others.
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KUMMER TELLS STORY 'OREGON CLIMATE
OF FATAL AUTO WRECK! RESTORES HIS HAIR
"That I waa not killed lnxtantly like
my companion waa due to the ma
chine after turning orer once turn
ing attain partly." declared Frederick
Hummer, of Oamaacurt, who waa rid-
Itiir with I. H Yonna nf Damaarna.
and Il irry A. Currtmlnga, of Portland.
when the Mutrjniontie ran into a anrn
near I'arkplace Wednesday evening
and rrtinhed the- Inat two to death.
"Wo hud no time to jump, and I ro-
tnainlier nolhlns from tho time the
car took tho leap until I found niy-
aeit tanKieu in mo aioering near, i
am efinlldant that It til on tha aeo-
ond tarn of the machine that I waa
thrown to a place or aarety. l no
hnnt w Kuil A rrTnA Intn a waffnn
rut and while Mr. Young waa trying
to get II back on tn road in wnoei
crumbled. The driver waa not at
Coroner Wllaon held an inqueat
over the bodlea Thursday afternoon,
and a verdict of accidental death was
returned by the Jury which waa com
poaed of T. P. Randall. John Ilradley.
A. M. WTilto, J. M. Trac. and. D. E.
Kroat The body of Mr. Cummlnna
mrmm atitnnA1 thla afternoon to the
FUiley undertaking establishment In
Portland, and the funeral probably
will be held tomorrow. The body of
Mr. young will be ehlpped to Damaa
ctia tomorrow, and the funeral will be
TKa imHintr'i lurr waa tnken to the
cone of tho accident In C. II. Miller a
STANDING OF CANDIDATES IN CONTEST
MISS MYRTLB CHOSS
MISS AIXIE WARE
E. F. 7.,MMKRMAN
MISS EVA KENT
MISS EI.1A WHITE
IS ROSE JUSTIN
. . CAr-"DATE8 IN
MRS. M. T. MACK
MISS ADA LAKIN
MISS FAY RATDORF
MISS EDNA HUTCHINSON...
MISS MILDRED REAM I.
,MISS ADA CARKS...
MISS LILLIAN HOLMES
MISS NORA KIMMERLY .licnnK ...
MRS JULIAOLT ""k Orove
MISS INEZ KNOX ;...Horlng ...
MISS EIIE 8IIOENBORN
Mlsn RTIIRl, CLOSNER.,
MISS RI-ODWEN THOMAS .
MISS MAY JOHNSON
MISS ETHEL PE HOK
MISS ANNUS OARDNEtt. . .
MISS HELEN SMITH
MISS HELEN RAfllCK .....Stafford
MRS. DELIA ROHKRT8
MISS ROXY COLE
MISS VERNA MEAD
MISS HAZEL H UNO ATE. .
MIM jRHSira AKINS.
MS JhJMHIIU Arvi.'-o.
I OuaUve Engelbrecht, a well known
dairyman, living on the Abernathy
CreFk, In the northern, part of the
city, who came here In 1905 from
Athena, Win., and wbo had been bald
headed for Htx yeara, find tla head la
now covered with a wonderful growth
of hair, which la thicker than It baa
The hair commenced to'rrow about
two yeara ago and atneo that time it
haa ftrown ateadlly without tho aid of
any hair restorer.
Mr. Engelbrecht met Frank Duach,
the hardware merchant, Thursday
morning, and Duach, knowing the man
had been tialdheaded for manr veara.
and noticing the great amount of hair
on bis head now, decided to Investi
gate to see If Engelbrecht waa getting
vain In his old axe. Taking hold of
what he thought waa a .wig. he com
menced pulling the hair, and did not
cease until a look of pain came .over
the dairyman', fare. Then' 13 u sob. re-'
allred It waa the "genulno article."
Mr. Engelbrecht la 49 year, old.-aud
he believe, the Oregon climate and
water and hla outdoor employment
performed rhe wonder. '
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8ua For $95.95 On Account.
A. liloch and I. Blocb, who are do
ing business under the firm name of
the Ohio Pottery & Glass Company,
have filed auii against H. H. Young
for $95.95, alleged to be due on ac
DISTRICT NO 1-
DISTRICT NO. 2.'.
...West Oreogn City
. . .Sandy '..
... Reaver Creek
. ..Clnckaroa. ...
..... 11817 $
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6 DEAD; 4 MISSING
IN BIG MINE' FIRE
ELY, Nev., Aug. 24. Of ten men
who were working at the 1,400-foot
level of the new five-compartment
abaft Of the Glrouz Consolidated
ml iiea, when it caught fire last night
from some cauae unknown, six are
dead and four lie at the point of
death,, after, passing f through the
flames to reach the surface. The
Daniel Drea, secretary of the local
minora' union; T. J. Gtlmore, ahlft
bos.; John Wllhrlmy. Thomaa Qdolo
vlch. Edward Walsh, John McNulty.
-Those who were aerlous'y Injured
were Clarence Gates, Michael Foley,
Edward Knox, Peter Harrington.
The men who were working on the
1.400-foot level, hearing a nolae which
they thought had been caused by an
explosion, looked upward and aaw the
shaft In .flames. They at once board
ed the cage and started for the mouth
of the shaft, .but stopped .at the 1.200
foot level, where Wllhelmy and four
other men left the cage and started
to walk to the old Alpha abaft, 70)
feet away, through which they hoped
to climb out of the mine. The five
men remaining In tho cage gave the
aignal to hoist, and were pulled
through the blazing .haft. One was
dead when the top waa reached and
the other four were taken to a hoa
The. work of rescuing; the five men
remaining in the mine waa then at
tempted through 'the Alpha shaft. At
the 400-foot level Wllhelmy waa found
dead; GUmore'a body waa recovered
at the COO-root level, face downward
at the bulkhead, and Odolovlch lay
dead, but Walsh and McNulty were
not found and atill are In the burn
Thla Is the sifme mine In which,
three and a half year. go, three
men were killed and four othera en
tombed for 46 day. on the 1,000-foot
level of the Alpha shaft. The new
shaft la one of the largest and deep
est In the district, and cost over a
quarter of a million dollars. Every
effort Is being made to extinguish the
flames, which are still burning.
CLARK TO BE INDICTED '
FOR ALLEGED THEFT
1 Harry Clark, the half breed, who
waa arrested by Chief of Police Show
Wednesday on a charge of stealing
from "Indian Joe," a coat , and suit
of clothes, was given a hearing In
Justice of the Teace Sampon's court
and held under $500 ball to await the
action of the grand Jury. After Clark
was arrested for the theft he showed
the officers where the clothing waa
hidden. If Indicted and convicted
Clark may be given a sentence of
seven years in the penitentiary.
' i -
- v Say. Wife Doaertod Him.
Frederick M. Stoller ha. filed a suit
for divorce against Eveline R Btollor
throngh his attorney. Harry H. Pearce
of Portland. The couple were mar
ried at St. Joseph, Mo., on July 29,
1903. He aay. .he refused to live
with him after May, 190 There are
OTHER MEN ARE GIVEN PROMOTIONS
Mage From Powell River That
Former Vlce-Prealdent Haa
Acepted Poaltlon at
Several changes have been made In
the management of the Willamette
Pialp & Paper Company. ' Norman R.
Laug, for many year. In charge of the
mil! and for the past tnree year,
vice-president of the company, has re
signed to accept another poaltlon. In
future the dutie. performed by Mr,
Lang will fall upon hi. assistant of
tho- pa.Lflye years, B. T. McBaln,
who haa been appointed mill manager..
Mr. McBaln ba. been connected with
the company here and at San Fran
cisco for eighteen year., and is con
sidered ono of the best Informed men
In the manufacture of paper In the
E.Kenneth Stanton, former mill ac
countant, will, on hi. return from hla
vacation, assume , the duties of mill
secretary, while J. B. LAvthwalto and
J. F. Powers are both known In their
off teal capacity as assistant mill sec
retary. The change In management became
effective on August 23. Edward Shea
ban recently resigned the position of
day paper machine roreman,, and sev
eral subordinate, gave up their posi
tions to go with another concern. Aa
a result It has been possible to pro
mote the following long service men:
Thomas Warner to day machine fore
man, August Matheson to night ma
chine foreman and Matt Raber to
chief engineer. i .
.LANG. GOES WITH NEW MILL,
8hehan and Money Also Connected
With Powell Rlvwr Concern.
POWELL RIVER. B. C. Aug. 24.
(Special.) Norman R- 1.ang, former
vice-president of the Willamette Pulp
& Paper Company, haa accepted the
position of managing-director J? the
Powell River Paper Company. This
company recently erected a plant
here, and among the Oregon City men
brought here besides . Mr. Lang, are
Edward Sheahan and William i R.
Money. The plant haa a minimum of
45,000 horse-power; and an Inexhausti
ble supply of pulp wood.- It Is ex
pected thatthe plant will become one
of the largest for the manufacture of
news paper In North America. Wil
liam Pierce Johnson, president of the
Willamette Pulp A Paper Company,
la heavily Interested In the Powell
River Company and. It Is tindersto"-1
that Mr. Johnson's connection with
the British Columbia concern Is res
ponsible for Mr. Lang', appointment.
TO GIVE RECITAL
Mis. Mary Sandstrora, of Emeraoa
College of Oratory. Boston, Mass., will
render selection. from Augustus
Thomas'.popular play, "The Witching
Hour," Friday evening, September 1,
at the Baptist church. Miss Sandstrom
la an Oregon City girl, and has a host
of friends who will be pleased to hear
her recital, which will he her first
appearance In this city. Miss Sand
sfrom expects to leave for the East
In the fall to continue her atudies
The following la an extract from a
Spokane, Wash., paper:
"Miss Sandstrom gave two readings
of Augustus Thomas' 'The Witching
Hour' during the summer sessloh of
the State Normal. The fact that the
attendance the second tlraa was much
harger than the first Is In Itself the
best recommendation of Miss Sand
strom'8 entertainment. The reading
of the play held the attention of the
audience throughout. Each character
presented by Miss Sandstrom stands
out so clearly that although one may
not be familiar with the play, be i
fully as much Impressed bv the read
ing aa were he to aeo the theatrical
production of the play with all scenic
"I have heard Miss Sandstrom read
without book or manuscript w'The
Witching Hour' and I may say that
the Impression left was deep . and
pleasing. Her Interpretation Is sym
pathetic and compelling."
The article U Signed by N -E. Hlnch
wbo la head of the English depart
ment of the Cheney State Normal.
TEACHERS TO AID IN
Superintendent of-County Schools
Gary haa called a meeting of the
teachers for tomorrow at which thv
detail, of the proposed spelling and
arithmetic contest will be arranged.
The. supervisors also are expected to
be In attendance. Five examinations
will be conducted by the teachers to
determine which school excels In tho
two subjects. The contest will be
.run on a percentage basis, which will
give all the schools an equal chance.
It Is probable that It will be de
cided at tho meeting tomorrow to
have the final teat In March. An Ore
gon City firm will give rent estate to
the value of $800 to the school mak
ing the h'rfhest average.
PORTLAND MAN ELECTED BY
BOARD IN PLACE OF
8. E. DUFF, f
HAS TAUGHT IN SEVERAL- STATES
Method of Lighting Now,' Building
Discussed But No Agreement ,
Is Reached To Insure ' "
Theodore T. 'Stenberg, wbo haa
been an Instructor In HI 1 1 Military
Academy at Portland for the last year,
Thursday night was elected principal
of th Oregon City high school at a
salary of $1,000 per annum. He will
assume his new duties at the opening
of the fall term September 18.
Mr. Stmberg was chosen In place
of S. E. Duff, who was unable to ob.
tain an education. -certificate from the
State Superintendent' of Public In
struction. The new principal basama
Jored In English, history and - lan
guages and has unusually high schol
astic attainments. He Is twenty-eight
years ot age and married, with one
child, and was graduated from 'St.
Olaf Academy with first honors in
1903. . Three years later he completed
the course of the University of Minne
sota and then had two year, post
graduate work there, receiving a Mas
ter of Arts degree In 1908. Mr. Sten-
berg's teaching experience covers
Wisconsin, Nebraska and Oregon and
during his residence In this state be
had not been Idle, for this year be
obtained an L. L. B. degree from the
law department of the University of
Authority was given Thursday night
to place Insurance amounting to
$2,500 on the contents of the new
high school building, and a telephone
waa ordered Installed In the building,
which Is now practically ready for oc
cupancy and where City Superinten
dent Tooze ha. opened hla office. The
board of directors approved tho ac
tion of a special committee In rlosln
a contract for an electric clock pro
gram system In, the new building. The
cost will be $360. ,
The method of lighting the struc
ture and of the class of window
shades to be purchased were discuss
ed at some length, but these matters
finally went over until another meet
ing, which will probably be held In
few days. Authority waa given to
pay for the fuel for the coming .chool
year. There have been 210 cords "
body fir delivered at thoy three build
ing, at a cost of $3.90 per cord.
INNOCENT HEN ARE
RELEASED BY MAYOR
During the absence of Recorder
Stlpp, who 1. spending h's racatlon
at Newport. Mayor Brownell Is con
ducting court as provides by the char
ter. Thla la the first time the mayor
has been called upon to act In thin
capacity. Two men "from the county
were .taken before the Mayor Thurs
day on a charge of being "hoboea."
Mayor Brownell, after taking a good
look at the men, and without even
Inquiring where they lived., said:
"Why you are not. 'hoboea'; you a.'o
The Mayor said ho would not send
the men to Jail, and instructed - the
police to take them to their wagons
and aeo that they started home.
It waa Mr. Brownell's ability to
Judge human nature that enabled him
to determine at once that the men
were not worthless vagabonds.
HISS LOTTIE WARE
AND RAY SHUPE WED
Miss Lottie Ware, of Parkplace. ac
companied by her twin sister. Miss
Henrietta, left Monday evening for
Albany, where they were Joined by
Ray Shnpe, formerly1 of Oak Grove,
but now a business man of Toledo,
Or., and the marriage of Miss Lottie
and Mr. Shupe was solemnized.; Af
ter the marrlaae tho young people loft
for their future homo at Toledo,
where a furnished cottage Is In wait
lng for them. The bride a. attired
in white serge with large black hat
and her sister, who acted as brides
maid, was dressed In the same man
ner. She also will make her home av
The bride Is a well-known and high
ly respected young woman of Park
place, whtere she has resided for
many yeara. She la the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Antone Ware, of Park
place. The bridegroom U a popular
young man of Toledo, and Is well
known In Oak Grove, his ' former
UNDERTAKERS FISH ' ,
FOR HUMAN BODIES
CinCAOO, Aug. 24. Special.
Keen competition among Cfclrmgoun
dertakers along the drainage canal
ha. led them to place nets In the
water to catch floating bodVes. W'hen
an nndertaker obtains a body, rela
tive, or Cook county pay for the
burial. ' '
WOODEN SPAN OVER UMPQUA
RIVER IN COLES VALLEY
i ' '
MEN HAVE NO CHANCE TO ESCAFf
Farmer Hten To Scone And Do
Splendid Work In Caring
For Injured Defective
Beam Give Way
ROSEBURO, Or., Aug. 24. Five
men were almost instantly killed and
five others were Injured, four serlows
ly, late today when the big woomea
bridge spaunlng the Umpqua River,
in Coles Valley, 18 miles northwest,
of Roaeburg, collapsed and fell to the'
water, a distance of about 60 feet.
The Dead. '
Gary Brown, Roaeburg, single; Pe-. ,
William Accusta, Perdue, Douglas
county, married; Charles Gardiner,
Roseburg, single; William Belieu,
RMieburg, single. .
The Injured. '
Ki Thornton, Green Valley, single,
back Injured, will recover; Ray wu
son, Wilbur, single, bac4 injure; '
Glenn Wilson, Wilbur, single, leg
broken between the knee and ankle;
Henry Van Hynlng, Umpqua"Ferry.
married, hip injured; Frank Gilliam,
Winchester, married, brulwed . abowt .
the head. " ' " " "
. All the killed and Injured wore
members of tbe Douglas county bridge
gang, and had bean at , work repair
ing the ill-fated structure for about -three
weeks. With the Botuh end of
the bridge Intact, the crew began re
moving the false work to the opposite
end of the structure to replace some
defective eyebeams. J '
Victims Have No Warning.
They had only partly completed the
task when the whole span 'Suddenly
quivered and an instant laret crashed
to the water below. The entire crew
waa removing the floor planking when
tha collanse rime anf nnn waa attla
to escape. s ,
The noise made by the falling:
bridge was heard by neighboring far
mers, who Immediately rushed to tbe
scene Of the accident and began the.
tasK of rescuing the unfortunate men.
Garyx Brown, foreman of the gang
unrior fViiinfv TtHH ,a nnllilAv CIaIiI.
Peter McFarland and Charles Gardi
ner were dead when found. It is be- '
lleved that they were Instantly killed.
William Aacusta was alive when re
moved from tho wreckage, but ex-
V. - . V t A V - t .
1 1 tt v. uv-iiiv lie cuum in iftrnru w a
nearby farmhouse. .
William Belieu, whose skull wss
crushed." lived for about two hoars. .,
Physicians Hurry to Scene.
With the bodies of tho dead recov
ered, the rescuers directed their at
tention to caring for the injured.' With .
splendid discipline, tbe farmers car
ried the Injured men to nearby farm
housea, where everything possible to
relieve their pain waa done, awaiting
the arrival of physicians trorn Rose
burg and Oakland.
As soon as the news of the accW
dent was received hero. County Judge
Wonacolt asked the services of every
available physician. The doctors left
here for the scene of the accident in
automobiles. On their arrival they
immediately began the task of caring
for the Injured and not until late' In
the night did they leave their charges
and return to town.
MRS. GREEN THOUGHT
DYING EARLY TODAY
Mrs. Stephen R. Green, who has
been critically ill for more than a
week, was thought to be dying early
today. Dr.' Sommer, her physician,
holds out no hope for her. . It Is not
believed that she can live until noon.
Mrs. Green was taken to Portland
sometime ago to be opemted upon,
but her condition was such the opera
tion waa not performed. ' ) i
; WJfe 8eko Divorce. ; ,
Pearl Burton has filed a suit again',
James Burton for a divorce. They
were married in Vancouver, WnRh.,
December 13. 1904. Mrs. Burton al
leges her husband deserted her with
out cause in August. 1905. Tbe at
torneys for the plaintiff are Brownell
Read the Morwlng Er'rpr1se.
Seven acres, one-fourth mile from
electric lino. 4-room house.' barn.
chicken house, and yard, good well
and fine spring, three and a-half aore
In garden, fruit and berries; good
cow and chickens. , Will take $2 IW,
half cash, bala.Ko to suit tbe buyer..
This Is on Ideal poultry and garden
farm, alopes to the eouthwtst Come
and see It, ftr call on oi addiea.
OREOON CITY. OR. '
Stephen uR'Mnt. Rmm 11.