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The enly dally nawspaesr fee. .
tween Portland and Sal am; olrew- .
lataa In evsry section of Claok. d
mti County, with a population of
30,000. Ara you an advertleerr
VOli. 2 -No. 53.
OUK(JON CITY.--OUK0ON. FRIDAY, SKPT1CMUKK 1, 1911. "
Per Wkk, 10 Cevtb
WEEKLY LNTEK P It ISt tS T A li L I S H E D I 5 0 G
iioi BOX IS TO
!E SEALED TODAY
CANDIDATES. DETERMINED TO
IM, FACE FINAL STRUGGLE
IN QRANO CONTEST.
to WILL THE DENOUEMENT BE?
H4ftJ Consistent. P.rslstsnt, Con
l.ntloui, Aggrs'vs. Diligent
Work 8urs To Win Hand
ROLL OF HONOR
t District No. 1.
a Ml Kv Kent
a uiu lna Ktory
a mim Myrti t-r
. u i. k. Zimmerman,
. Dlitrlct No. 2.
a vi Udell Htnltb 241.713
a Mint KHi' l (iomirr IUu.34
a Mim MiiiiiTd iiouni iu.i.i-u
avm M T. Murk . . .K9.C41
0 Ml Kuy Ilatdorf K8.550
4 MM 1'. 1'h"in t,.... .119,401
Mix Aimle Gardner .... GG.6H7
a Ml Helen Ualikk Ct.679
MrhU,mornln ha Judges In the Kn-rari.-raiid
Voiln Contest -al
xta ballot box ami H will ba opened
My after H tho votes ara In tomor
row nluht. No one but Hi" Conteat
Mummer himself will know how many
tote the candidates ara polling to
day ind tunii.rrow.
How niuny voles havo tho candi
date b l.t In reserve Wall and ace.
There IH be whole box full f
iurprlc opened tomorrow night
ThaiW -uunJa Jlelare. musing ex
tnMirdlimrr effort during the closing
din of thu contest la apparent to all
mil If you have not hoi d your fav
orlto candidate. NOW IS TDK TIMK
to put your vote where 11 will do her
Uit most good.
Thla intiriiltiK Iho relative positions
of ih rMiiUliliitoN In District No. 1 ara
unchanged IH'T Ml" Htory l close
on Ihe heels of Mint Kent. Notice,
only !7C vote between them and two
whole day In which to work. Mra.
Zlnimi-rninn a I no Is showing a dls
pnnltlon to K"t to tlva top of tho Hat
Who will It le? (let buay and sire
Fit a hooMt by handliiR a five year
rlpilcm to your favorite. Hba
to it"1"!? ,0 "'ed every vote aha en
Big Burprla Expect id.
Dldtrlct No. 2. however, U Ko'nK ,0
b lie (real ml aurprlne parkKO aver
opened. MIk Smith haa an uuquaa
Uomhl l.ml now HUT Mlaa Cloa
BTh turned In only a few and Mra.
Mrk in worklnit anil leavlnf every
body In the rinrk. Iloth have bun
dredt of frli-iiila who are rallylnn to
Ihflr aupport. and Mlaa Thomaa, who
hit Ix-en hnlitliiK out bravely hn
cllmlml to third plnra with a aplendld
cbinra of li-Riling tho procalon to
Candldutea, .don't lay down now
with victory In your .rap. do amoiiK
your friend and tell them tht you
r (olriK to win and all you ned in
their mihwrlptlon for five yeara.
Then make It ten and you will have
t double rlnch ) the top rung of the
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i.Murr ill piivi ft "ivf. ......
Jut one friend either; Juat atop a
moment and think Two daya, forty
lght lioiim. mid you ran talk to at
leant five permm every hour and not
on will deny you If you put the prop
otltlon RtrnlKht up to him.
Don't Wait a Minute.
Evury minute la throhblnK with p
Iblllty and you can not afford to
lo one. livery peraon you meet la a
propert ami you ihould make the
mot of every opportunity that offera
demnnd the aupport of all don't
mine mutter. Make an appeal to
ttiPlr friendship and loyalty that will
brill them over. The one you have
nultnted nhniit appronchlna; la Just
the one who will help you moat IK
ynu so after him.
(Continued o., pane 2.)
"It's In Th HaHM"
School days are nearly here, and aa
... ere lm declt with the amart-
"ne or tOKB for young men.
. . "I'eeiaity with un. We take
una initiative n ,r,iKng lr,0 garmenti
I, Mh 'better clans Into thla coramun
! ,.8,llta Bnd Overooata that appeal
ar 'u,lnK chapi In every partiou
-'ire rnra iv. r. .1 v.. i.n
Jr" ln fhooalnn the apparel we have
nrn , I ,hl" PaBn walilng the ap-
rrZi .f ,n" mml critical and dla
CrmlnatliiK, chlracta'r08-f unu,u1 de,lS" nd
MC7iVLeS Extreme) with all the
V,0M,gy.. requ, M r foun(J on(y
"ou L Syatem Clothea.
Ml,. "Unquestionably the low.
U J .. ,0 S35.0O are no crlter.
" HOLD THE WINNING HAND
IT'S YOUR PLAYI
Erfc5. it I f ior1cl ly
1lic1n fli)lrit-lct fuptn of tlie'
Wf tiiirr'tuj n ol-Dii(llrl who
l' I 14 1 I I
onl tlcivilontl llxiAco Ltil he
tun1 or an
Mike t PeroytJiilirilxotreiioic i
for 1lt- yOW,lf liarj irurn.1ly
Drtn.Ica , 1lttro la an Oliilmol
ol.I cloll,e , nrvrliikca a vacdlon , lias elyliT Ulndn of
mi r oml eorrlc a morlMie cinJ d life Imurcnoe
err name l
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teNQXlSlNNO BOQB.CANTJ3EAHXH5. rjQGNBACK MQOD QQ, THATSCRtAiH
FARMERS ACTIVE IN
AIDING FAIR EXHIBIT!
The farmers of Clackamaa county
and the residents of thla city are com-
menclng to take an active Interest .
In the county exhibit for the State !
Fair. Fine samples were brought to 1
ft u l.'-r.vinw mrwi n R ft rnmreti ui 1 11 c
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exhibit, this week. From present In
dications Molnlla will have a good
showing wnd the residents of other
sections of the,, county will now have
to "get busy." gather up their samples
and show what they can produce. V.
VV. Kveihart. of Molalla, was In this
rlty Thursday and brought In aome of
the finest aamplea or grain mai win
be placed m exhibition, the donntors
being W. V. Kverhart, O. W. uonnins.
Raymond Dickey. Mrs. Ivi Konnmn.
IJovd Shsver, O. V. Adams and K.
W". Davidson. Wheat, oats, rye. nnd a
corn-stalk more than eleven teei in
helghth are In this collection. Mrs.
K. U Newton's berries that were inn-
en to the office of Freytag Miller
on Thursday have attracted much
i.ntlnn 1 their slz anil navor. ami.
large bunches have been preserved In
glass Jars. The name or these oer
rles are "The (lolden Medal."- Mrs.
Newton received first prize at mo
Iwls and Clnrk Exposition in 1 on
land. This variety was originated by
Mrs. Newton, and she has wen nam
ed the berry the "(JoKien jieii.
This year hns been a goon one iu
peaches In Clsckamas county, and the
fine samples thst have been placed in
ih. inm for the State Fair will no I
doubt Bdd to tho excellence of the
display. Thomas V. Ttyan, Mrs. Anna
Haves and the Willamette Tulp
Paper Company have contributed
Canemah Is not to be outdone by
any other part of the county, and
some of its residents have taken fine
samples of fruit to Mr. Freytag. W.
W. Cjulnn will have some of his fam
ous "Qnlnn" plums and also some or
his unusuairy large string beans; Mrs.
I. O. Knton, pears, and William Fine,
alfalfa cut from his plnce. This Is
only a starter from that place, and
there sre many others who are con
templating adding to the Clackamas
Patronlae our acJverttaer.
STANDING OF CANDIDATES IN CONTEST
MISS MYRTLK CROSS.., Oregon
MISS LENA HTOUV Oregon
MRS K. F ZIMMERMAN Oregon
MISS TILLIK MRYKKS.... ......Oregon
MISS EVA KENT Oregon
MRS. M. T. MACK
MIPS FAY P.ATDORF
MI83 MILDRED REAM...,
MISS ETHEL CLOSNKR. . .
MISS PLODWHN THOMAS
MISS ANNIE OARDNER. .
MISS HELEN SMITH
PERPETRATED BY WALT Ac DOUGALL
llic Bniwiu c Acirtculturc
wild rcir luon"l i lct 1 1 fuuncj.
rlcrktl Hit vorTlt iclle 1
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l unolJe loilociJe wiieiiicr
aniiuol .More iinon,
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11 1 I
niiJ wllli Crire
callc.J llie DiOtlig . II wedrf
JUST WATT mV-
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O.-CEI L U00KO
SUBSCRIPTIONS ASKED I
FOR NEW STONE WELL
A meeting of the stockholders of
the Stone Oil Well will be called In
a few days to arrange for obtaining
subscriptions for sinking a new well.
Many of the stockholders have sub-
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expected to do bo. Thla will aupply
the money necesnary for the new well.
The breaking of a drill In the old well
neremritated Its abandonment. It la
planned to move the derrick and
machinery a few feet from the former
well, and begin drilling aa aoon as
poKnlhl. The experts who have ex
amined the oil and gaa that flowa
from the old .well say there Is no ques
tion that both will be found In paying
quantities If the work Is continued.
COUNTY FAIR TO HAVE
BEST DAIRY EXHIBIT
The dairy exhibit at the Clackamas
County Fair, to be held at Canby, Sep
tember 27 to 30 Inclusive, promises
to ecllpso that of lust year, which was
conceded to be superior to the one
at the State Fair. More cows will be
entered thnn have ever boen entered
In a fair in this state, and the milk
tents are expected to reveal some re
mnrkable producera. M. S. Rock,
formerly State Dairy Inspector, will
be In charge of the exhibit, and four
prizes will be awarded. The manage
ment of the fair has made a special
effort to obtain a fine dairy exhibit
In order to stimulate, the Industry In
the county. W. P. Kertchem, of Lo
gan, him Informed Secretary Lar.elle
that the Harding Orange has arranged
to have a better exhibit than last sea
son. Sue For Balance of $159.35.
K. and P. Poyce, through Attorneys
Dlmlck A Dlmlck. Thursday, sued
Fred powers for $159.35, alleged due
as a balance for cord wood.
Tlead the Morning EnTarprlse.
DISTRICT NO 1-
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Went Oregon l.lty
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HUSBAfID ID MILLION
LOST THROUGH RACES
CHICAGO. Aug. ,31. (Special).
Mrs. Pornlce poatrlce Rllllngs Pron
son, duughter of Mrs. Etta Ulllings, of
Marshfteld. Or., haa lost her husband
and $1,000,000 as the result of playing
This fact wss brought out today
through the filing of a suit by Mrs.
Killings against William Ryan, a
wealthy handbook agent, to recover
$10,000 of the fortune her husband
has lost, she alleged, through betting
on the races.
Mrs. Rronson, who was known here
as the "Auditorium Widow," blames
the race track for her divorce from
Colonel William O. Rronson, the Still
water, Minn., millionaire lumberman.
MANY WANT TO WORK
Numerous Inquiries have been re
ceived by Superintendent of City
Schools Toore from boys and girls lu
the county who are anxious, to at
tend school here and work while they
are being educated. The writers have
asked Mr. Toose to get posi
tions for them. There Is no question
as to the sincerity of the boys and
girls, and It will be Impossible for
them to attend school nnless they can
earn enough to, at least, pay their
boards. The superintendent requests
persons who desire help of thla char"
acter to communicate with him. The
giving of employment to these boys
and girls will not only enable them to
obtain educations which otherwise It
would be Impossible for them to get,
but will be of advantage to the em
ployers, who will be supplied with
BIG STEEL BRIDGES
Judge Peatle announced Thursday
that the steel bridge across Johnson
Creek at Mllwaukle would be finished
In about two weeks. The bridge haa
a span of ninety feet, and will be one
of the beBt steel bridges for county
roads In the Btate. The piers are of
Another steel bridge that Is nearing
completion Is the one across Pear
Creek near Needy. This one will have
a span of fifty feet. The crew that Is
wnikliiir on this structure recently
hnlli a trestle 850 feet long and
fifty foot span over Rock Creek. This
bridge Is made of steel and concrete.
" Hotel Arrivals.
The following are those registered
at the Electric Hotel: Mr. and Mrs.
n. C. Orlmni. Hubbard: C L Keck-
with. Plskee. Arizona; Edgar Oreene,
p. Poheun. J. W. (Jraham. T. T. John
An Tualatin: John Beers and wife.
n-vt. Cottam. Chicago; F. L. Smith
rieo! J. D. Jackaon, L. Larsen.
Minnvlllr R. E. Dundas. Portland
w it Mors Eugene: W. A. Marshall
n'.i "wife. Astoria: Peter J. Griffin,
LIVED IN GRANARY.
SAYS WIFE, SUING
MRS. EMMA THI ESSEN DECLARES
HUSBAND TREATED HER
$500 TEMPORARY ALIMONY ASKED
Defendant In Counter Complaint Al
lege That She And Baby
WareLeft In Outbuild
ing Without Food.
Charging that her husband com
pelled her and her baby to live In a
granary on a farm near Concord, Em
ma Tbiessen, In a cross-complaint In
the suit for divorce, filed by George
Wesley Th lessen, formerly of Sell
wood, aska $500 temporary alimony
and $50 a month permanent alimony.
The following Is one of the sensation
al paragraphs In the cross-complaint: ,
yi'hat the salit plaintiff on or about
March 19. 1911,. Changed the residence
of plaintiff and defendant from. Sell
wood, Multnomah county, Oregon, to
the farm owned by plaintiff's father
near Concord. Clackamaa county, Ore
gon, and then and tkere moved this
defendant and her young child Into
a granary for their home, and which
granary was located upon the farm
of aald plaintiff's father, and there
after the said plaintiff began to show
a cool disposition toward the defen
dant, and that on or about August
15, 1911, this defendant became III
and was compelled to go to the hos
pital at gel I wood, and was compelled
to remain there for a period of five
days, and when defendant became
able to leave said hospital, the said
plaintlftjurdtTed the defendant not to
go back to said farm where be w-aS
then living, and if she did go back
on said farm, plaintiff's father would
cause her to be removed therefrom by
the Sheriff of Clackamas county."
The defendant says she went back
to the farm, and that the-plaintiff
told her she must leave, but would
not be allowed to take the baby with
her. She declares that. she had no
food In the granary, and that on the
evening of August 23, 1911, her hus
band brought her a small piece of
brend." The -defendant asserts that
she later found her husband in a tent
In the yard with one of his brothers,
and that he made fun of her before
The counter complaint was filed by
Dlmlck & Dlmlck.
HORSE LIVES WITH
Frederick Schafer. president of the
Schafer Lumber Co., of Molalla, Is
looking for a veterinarian, who can put
the vertebrae of a horse's neck, that
have been dislocated. In place and keep
them there. Mr. Schafer has worked
on the animal for several days, and,
although he has succeeded on num
erous occasions In getting the verte
brae In their proper place they will
not stay there.
The horse sustained the Injury
while tethering last Thursday at the
foot of the mountains where the own
er and several of his friends had gone
to hunt big game. When they return
ed they found the animal suffering
severely and a big lump on the side
of Its neck showed plainly what the
trouble was. The neck was pressed
Into place and the party started for
Molalla, but had not goTle more than
100 yards when there was a noise not
unlike that made by a fire-cracker.
The neck had slipped out of place
again. The operation of pressing It
Into place was repeated several times,
and, finally in his desperation Mr.
Schafer obtained another norse 10
take him and ls friends home. Since
then every effort has been made to
relieve the horse, without success.
The vertebrae are easily pressed Into
place, but they will not stay there.
QUIZ TO BE HELD FOR
CLERK AND POSTMAN
An examination for clerk and car
rier will be held at the postoffice In
this city September 23, 1911. Age
limit, 18 to 45 years, on the date of
the examination. .
Married women will not be admit
ted to the-examination. Tbla prohibi
tion, however, does not apply to wo
men who are divorced or, those who
are separated from their husbands
and support themselves, but they are
eligible for appointment only as clerk.
Applicants must be physically
sound, and male applicants must be
not less than five feet four Inches In
height without boots or shoes, and
w eigh not .less than 125 pounds with
out overcoat or hat.
For application blanka and for full
Information relative to the examina
tion, qualifications, duties, salaries,
vacations, promotions, etc., applica
tion should be made to Mrs. Phalle
L. Nash, secretary Hoard of Civil Ser
FISHERMAN FORFEITS BAIL.
Too Much "Bait" Causes Arrest of
Tom Golden, who took too much
"bait" along when he went flnhlng
several days ago forfeited his ball of
$ Thursday. He x waa arrested by
Chief of Police Bhaw. "Never Again!"
was a remark made by Golden when
he was released on ball. His home Is
In Portland.- . .
NEW M. E. CHURCH
DEDICATION CEREMONIES EVENT
IN RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS OF
MONEY IS SUBSCRIBED GENEROUSLY
Rev. J. W. Exon Works Untiringly
For Construction of New House
of Worship Large Crowd
WILSONVILLE, Or., Aug. 30.
About two months ago, the work of
excavation for a church at Wllsonvllle
was begun and through the untiring
efforts of the pastor, Kev. Exon, as
sisted by the members of the church,
the work has gone on very rapidly,
and now appears this beautiful little
church, which 10 an on looker seems
like an apparition, so quickly has this
great work ben accomplished.
The residents of WilsonyUle now
fl that they poastaa a church home
and are happy that this opportunity
of attending services, where every
thing is cozy and comfortable, has
come to them. .The church was dedi
cated last Sunday, August 27th, at the
close of the evening service. Dr. How
land, of Salem, having charge of the
solemn rite of dedication.
REV. J. W. EXON, who Is mainly re-
SDonsible for erection of new M. E.
Church at Wilsonville.
Subscriptions to the new edifice
fairly rolled In all day Sunday, as peo
ple realized that the church was real
y completed and $1221.29 was the
mount raised upon this day or dedica
tion. Dr. Homan, Dr. Rowland, A. M.
Lee, R. S. Fields and Dr. Upshaw, of
Hood View, were among the promt
nent speakers of the day. The choir
gave some especially appropriate mu
sic which was much enjoyed by all.
Those comnosine the choir being as
follows: Miss Edna Seely, Lisle bee-
lr. Planche Dliss. Elma Roeckman
Mrs. Mabel Probst. Miss Ressie Llttle-
ficld, Stella Seely, Anna Koeck--
man and Messrs. H. D. Aden, Sherm
an Seely, H. F. Roeckman and Frank
Rrobst. with Miss Mary Rrobst, an
accomplished musician, as organist.
The church will beat more than 200
persons, has a concrete basement for
a Sunday School room and banquet
hall. Is lighted with gas and Is In
every way modern and convenient.
All those who attended services last
Sunday who could plan to do so Joined
In the picnic dinner at noon, and en
Joyed a very fine banquet as well as
an unusually pleasant social time.
The Ladies' Aid Society served coffee
free to all ,wlth the same spontaneous
generosity that has characterized all
their efforts, and has aided so ma
terially In the realization of the church
Too much cannot be said of the
splendid work of Rev. Exon, the pas
tor of tuo church, for his InflomltaDie
courage and perseverance In sur
mounting every difficulty in the build
ing of this chnrch at Wilsonville,
where others have tried and failed.
The Methodist church board of erec
tion has backed up every effort of the
members with regard to plans for
raising money and ministers, such as
Dr. Homan and Dr. Rowland, have
given freely of their time to help this
work In Wllsonvllle, and appreciation
of .heir efforts has been shown in the
Evrry effort win be made to have
the work on the addition to the Court
House advanced bo that the roof may
be put on before the rainy Beason
starts. County Judge Peatle said
Thursday that twenty-four, yards of
concrete for the basement Is being
laid dally. The scaffolding for use In
repairing the tower has been erected.
The tower will be braced and a flag
pole will be erected. The old flag-
polo w.a blown down several years
ago. Work has been started on the
remodelling of the second floor of
the building. The County Court room
and several offices will ocenpy the
space of the old Circuit Court room.
The new Circuit Court room will be
on second floor of Ihe addition.
MEDFORD. Aug.." 31. When A.
Conro Flero sold the product of one
half acre of Wealthy apples to Port
land men for $1,000 he broke all rec
ords In apple sales In this-valley. Off
this half acre of land Mr. Flero ngnres
on clearing- $750 and he. has two acres
.of the Wealthier, which he erjascts to
"sell at the fame or higher prices.
URGED BY TAfT
PRESIDENT, HOWEVER, SAYS NA
TION MUST BE READY TO
GIVE AND TAKE ADVICE.
SENATE COMMITTEE IS ANSWERED
Judges Not Sufficiently Paid, Says Cx-
eoutive To Boston Bar Associa
tion Reforms Needed
BOSTON," Aug. 31. "Arbitration of
disputes between nations Is coming
slowiy but surely," said President
Taft in his address today before the
American Bar Assoiatlon. The Presi
dent briefly reviewed the proposed
general arbitration treaties with Great
Britain and France, and made It plain
that In bis opinion the objections
made to the treaties were Invalid.
The President declared emphatic
ally that there wss room for Improve
ment in procedure. In the . Federal
The Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of the United States, he said,
had taken the matter in hand with
bis associates and the district judge.
and bad called a conference In Wash
ington, where they would formulate
new rules of procedure.
The President declared this to be a,,
great step In th direction of practi
cal reform. He said that there was
need of Increasing Judicial aalarles so
that "the best men of the bar might
be engaged for the various courts.
The President motored from Bev
erly, and when he appeared in me
convention hall he waa welcomed with
a hearty cheer. No formal introduc
tion., waa. spoken. President, Frrart
of the Bar Association, one or tne
largest men at the convention, merely
expressed his purpose to retire In
favor of a man who was bigger than
he In all dimensions.
Mrs. Tafl came with the President
on the 20-mile ride through the rain,
but stayed In the White House auto
mobile outside Huntington Hall, and
did not hear the speech. Immediately
after the address they motored back
The President aimed his argument
for the arbitration treaties at the Sen
ate foreign relations, which he aald
took exceptions to the part which
provides that the Joint high commis
sion shall determine whether a ques
tion is "Justiciable," and, therefore,
one to be settled by arbitration. The
committee held this part of the treaty
a delegation of powers of ine Senate,
the President said, and, therefore. It
Better than "Back
to the Primitive"
which was shown
here some time ago
IV s A Feature.
'. A Tragedy of War.
The Woes of
Layers upon layers
I THE GRAND
STARTING TODAY The Or
will open at 11 a. m. every steyj
Nt Like Othera,
h ni Main 8)a. ' '
MISS HELEN RAPK.K
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