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OIIEOON CITY, OUEOON," SATURDAY, 8EPTE1IIJEI. 30, 1911.-
Feb Week, 10 Ckntc'
IN NAVAL BATTLE
TURKISH TRANSPORTS STEAM
ONTO ROCKS AS ITALIAN
DESTROYERS ARE BADLY DAMAGED
Commander of Garrison at Tripoli
Rafuasa to Comply With Da
msnd lo Surrender
Arab Ara Faared.
I'KRVKHA, Sept. 29. When Itnlla'i
guiilHiHt today encountered two
Turk lh transports with 2000 troops
alMxird. th transports determined
Dot to b captured. They ateamml
bravely on the rok. off l'tvi and
humlreila of soldiers wora drowned. -
BAU'NIKA European Turkey. Hl't.
jn, l n. m Ao Italian cruiser i
atroyer In the hsrbwr of Proves. In
Kplrus and landed troopa. Tha Turk
lnh authorities ara sending a battal
- hm Mhi b Travaaa
I'AIIIS. Sept. 30. Tba Matin's
Athens rorreHndent aayi that tba
trlfirnpli official at Vonltia. Greece,
IcIiKrHph" to tha government tbat a
navnl Imttle occurred off Travaaa at
2 oi lo. k tu tba Afternoon.
Dattroyer la Drlvan Ashore,
Italian warships belonging to tlia
Ionian squadron encountered a flo
tllla of Turkish destroyers cruising
off th roaat of Kplrus.
Thf liullana promptly allarked tba
flotilla and two Turklah ah I pa were
(miiI I v damaged by aballa. Tbay
nave gone aahora In tba Gulf of
THirolJ. Sept. 29 Tba Italian
squadron which baa boon Handing
In llin offing cam close to . shora
thla morning and tba destroyer Uarl
- baltll at earned - Into- tba- harbor at
noon flying a whlla flag. Gr4t
rrod watched her approach.
After reconnolterlng. tha destroyer
lautichi a host, which cam to the
beach An officer landed. Ha was
prereded by a bluejacket carrying a
Turks Won't Surrender.
TurkUh soldiers aurrounded tha
pair. Tha 4f fleer asked for tha
TurkUh commander. When takan
to him. ha formally announced that
tha Italian final had been ordered to
occupy the town. Me therefor it
mandcl the Inatant aurrender of th
whole TurkUh garrlann. Tha Turk
lab commander replied that ha waa
anatiln to comply with tha demand
and emphatically refuaed to aur
Tha Incident waa wltneaaed by tha
forelitn realdenta who gathered
around th Italian officer and cheered
him enthiialaatlcally. Tha boat than
returned to tha destroyer, which ra
joined the fleet.
Many realdenta of Tripoli apent
ait niKht ramped on tha beach
alarmed lent tha Araba ahould get
'Out or hand and begin Dlllaglng
Araba ara conatantly arriving from
the country. Tha moaquea are kept
0n and throughout th night were
rilleu with praying people.
MEN TO QUIT TODAY
CHICAGO. Sept 29 Tba long
threatened atrlke of ahopmen on the
llarrtmun llnea. Including the Illinois
Central railroad, will become a rail
"y at io o'clock tomorrow morning,
unlem th men refuse to obey the
order sent out today by the preal
tl'niH of the five unlona directly In
Tho prealdenta aay tha men hare
nt weui.ened In their dealre to fore
the ml Iron da to recognlx their newly
atabllahed Federation of Bhop Em
P'oyea. and that more than 90 per
nt of the men will go out They
expect 35.000 ahopmen will respond
to the atrlka order.
The railroads, on th other hand,
y the workers do not want to
strike, that they liave been forced
Into their poHltlon by the union lead
r and that a great majority wlU
refime to leave their work. .
TO SPEAK AT
Mayor lirownell has accepted an
jnvltatlon from the membera of the
Oregon clty fr department to
""end the picnic to ba given, at
ochnoor's park at Willamette tomor
J"' Hfternoon for -tha benefit of
W j He Moaler, th blind fireman, and
'.! be on, of the speakers of the
r Judge Hayes also will speak,
mnc learning of tha plan of' tno
"reman to aid their stricken com
rade In this manner, Mr. Brownell
"a tnken a great interest In tha
fk and has helped the arrange
nt committee In every way pos
Ible, . ,
" l poaHlble that ax-County 'Judge
irRnt I). Umlck will also be one of
shakers, as ha has gladly aoi
J'Pted the Invitation proffered him.
"ever, he la expecting a call to
"""them Oregon on Important legal
niialness and may not be able to
""nd. In addition to thea,.a male
Wartet will furnlah several numbers
""I 8lmmona' Augmented orchestra
render selections. The orchestra
2nl furnlah music for dancing In the
'noiia dancing pavilion at th
R'"1 th Morning Hh'rprla.
I 1 WHCfeWHO IN THE VILLAGE HALL OF FAME :
T7.''ririCtTSALL f fV. j il Jl SAM j;''fJ j tnaV veterinary,
V.- VTlMr TMI fctA.QN . " J
POLICEMEN ON HILL
Mayor lirownell has Issued an or
der providing for the alternating of
the three night policemen In dolnx
duty In the bill section. Several
weeks ago when the mayor decided
that a policeman was neceaaary for
the hill be appointed Jack Froat,
who served there until the first of
this week, when Policeman Green
waa aaalgned to that section of the
city for a week. The plan Is to
assign Policeman Cook to hill duty
next week, and the week after
ollceman Frost will have the beat.
The mayor thinks that this arrange
ment will not only be to the beat
Interest of the citizens, but Is more
satisfactory to the patrolmen.
County Judge Iteatle said Friday
night that the work of remodelliu
the courthouse was proceeding sat
lafactorlly, and he expected that. It
would be compioted oy tne nrst oi
next year. Not only Is an addition
being erected In the rear of the
building, but the Interior of the old
structure Is being rearranged, and
the tower , Is bolng repaired. The
floor of the big vault which will be
nart of the addition baa been laid.
It Is mad of Cement. The walls of
the furnace have been built and the
Interior partitions are being put In
place, tt Is planned to have the roof
on the addition before th rainy
HAS BIG ATTENDANCE
"With 225 pupils enrolled on 8ep
tember 20, the Eatacada school has
farted on what promlaes to be the
district's banner year with an eu.
larged staff of instructors and much
new equipment Th affairs of the
district ar In the best posslb
Iaat year, the school's enroll
was 183. The present attendance
segregated by gradea as follows:
First grade, 41, Miss Hewitt
teacher; 'second and on half of tho
third gradea. 37, Mrs. Graham
teacher; one half third and fourth
grades. Mlas Erlcson teacher; fifth
and alxth grades, 44, Miss Moehnko
teacher; seventh and. eighth grades,
37. Mrs. Altman teacher; and 28 In
high school, Mrs. Dflvore and Prln
clpal Jsmes In charge. Three doxon
new seats have been added thla year
and Principal Jamea says more ar
needed. The greatest gain In any
one grade Is 'in the eighth, where
last year only three pupils were In
attendance and so far this year th
attendance has reached twelve.
Our greatest clubbing offer. The
Morning Enterprise by mall and tne
NVeekly Oregonlan, both until Novem
ber 1. 1912,. for only 3. Qffer closes
October II, 1911. .
if ke tywruisf
PtKPLTRATED BY WALT Ac DOUGALL
MAYOR DECLARES THAT PRO
POSED CHANGE WOULD GIVE
SCHEME LONG ADVOCATED BY HIM
City's Executive Asserts It Is Not
Right For Men to Sacrifice
Thalr Interests Without
That the commlaalon form of city
government la the only practical
form of government not only for
Oregon City but for all other
municipalities as well. Is th oplnlou
of Mayor George C. Brownell. Mr.
Rrownell deplores the fact that under
the present system, members of the i
rlty council have to sacrifice time
from their business Interests and
serve the city without pay. receiving
only kicks and knocks In payment I
for their efforts to better conditions'?
In the municipality.
"I strongly favor the commission
form," said Mayor Brownell. "and
have made several attempts to bring
It before th city council. What this
and all other municipalities want Is
a hualnena administration entirely,
while under the system now used Ic
Is Impossible for the people to get
a complete business administration.:''""' " ' , ' .
..a . , b ,. ii , Although he was gone only two
has worked so hard 'or sacrificed "so 1
have been, faithful, honest and pains
..u.n m th. .rformnr- r their
any men could do under the system
that prevails at present.
"Summed up, th commission form
simply means that three or five men
II V. . ..t J . tit n I , n .4
wuu u ii n inniru ill fiwr, l.v nivalin . . . -
to the clt;-i business. They would i rWta of the , state are not nearly
L .i. .v.... .,i ,j ,irflao Industrious as the people of the
be paid for their services, and would
also be held responsible to the tax
payers for alt of their acta. If any
thing went wrong, the taxpayers and
citizens would be able to put their
finger on the particular man respon
slble for that;
ll'FKiri l 'l rri i ,i ij mat inn.ua n
IVhnsei arising could be quickly dls
covered and corrected. Under th
commission form, where
know thst the commissioners thev
elect at placed In responsible posl
tlons, they would be apt to use great
caution and Judgment as to whom
they elected to public office." .
AGED RESIDENT IS DEAD.
J. Thompson, seventy years of
age, and for many year a resident
"f Clackamas county, died Friday at
his horn In Mount Pleasant, folWw
lng a long Illness. He was a native
of 8weden and leaves a family. The
funeral arrangements are not com
Henry Yelkus, an Indian
VoIpIN, was arrested Friday on
"reo of drunkenness by Chief
PET DOG LOCKED UP
WITH TRAMP MASTER
"Flear. officer, put my dog In
with me." begged Harry Hlcka, who
says he has "beaten his way" and
that of his pet all over the United
States, when he was arrested late
Thursday night by Policeman FT oat
In a boxcar on the Southern Pacific
tracks. "Prince la my only friend.
and every time I have been arrested
they have let htm Into the Jail with
me. He won't hurt th jail, and the
other prlaonera will soon learn to
The policeman gave his consent
and Hicks waa profuse In his thanks.
As the trio policeman, tramp and
dog reached th city prison the
little animal sprang against the door
and, as It was opened, ran Inside.
"That dog has certainly been to
Jail before," said the policeman. "He
no sooner got In the big cell where
the hoboes are kept than he Jumped
upon one of the iron beds and was
soon fast asleep."
Hicks explained that because of
his pet he never rode on "the
or tops of cars, and had
to await opportunities to crawl In
1 stri II. invi "haAtlniv nn'i wav
sn mhJ "maUr. even with the,
handicap of looking after a dog.
COL DYE SAYS TEXAS
HAS GREAT FUTURE
Colonel C. H. Dye returned Friday
from a trip to Texas and Iowa.
Colonel Day passed through
J? VU. ,,r..,,J l Z
bllltlos. In the northeastern part of
state land can be bought for
$25 and $:)0 an acre which will
produce from one half bale to a
bale of cotton an acre. With cotton
selling at $i0 a bale, the farmers
ar making money. However, - tho
""'V' . Tr " Zl . V iI
north and northwest. The climate
Star state, and It Is a question as
to whether the disadvantage - can
ever b overcome. Even northerners
are. affected by th climate after
being In the stat a, year or two."
Colonel Dye aaya the crops In tha
Mississippi valley thla year ar far
, i ,il .
SUES WIFE WHO WOULD
NOT RETURN TO HIM
Alleging that his wife deserted
htm June 14, 1910, William E.
Hmoltlne entered suit for dvorce
Friday against May Haaeltlne. They
were married September 28, 1903, In
Trinidad, Col. The plaintiff declares
that he repeatedly urged his wife to
return to him without avail. They
have ho children.
The following ta a list of th
award at th county fair Friday:
Best assortment Jelly, not less than
six varieties Myrt Swallow, ffcst.
Best hand made handkerchief
Melba Kants, first.
Best pair pillow slips Erma De
Best pin cushion Shlrll Swallow
Best bureau scarf Elva Shlvely,
Best embroidered centerpiece
wblt or colored Martha Struv
flrat and second.
Best sofa pillow Donatd F. Mlsr,
first;' Alleen Chrtsteosen, second.
Best display of burnt, wood Ethel
DeBok, first. t '
T'est collection of vegetables
John P. Robins, first; Clifford De
, School Work.
Best composition Shirlle Swallow
first; Annie Btefaln, second; Ralph'
Best geographical map Shirley
Swallow, first; Maude Batty, second.
Best specimen of penmanship
Shirlle Swallow, first; Ava Wlgle,
Neatest" dressed, doll Shirlle
Swallow, first; Winnie DeBok, sec
ond. ) ...
, Shropshire. . ,.
Best ram one year and under two
Yergeu . Bros., Aurora, first
Best ram lamb Yergen Bros., Au
rora, first and second.
Best ewe over one year and under
two Yergen Bros., first and second.
Best ewe lamb Yergen Bros.,
first and second.
Best get of one sire Yergen' Bros.
Best two lambs produce of one
ewe Yergen Bros., first
Best ram over one year and under
two H. D. Harms, Aurora, first
Best ram lamb H. D. Harms, first
Best ewe two years and over H.
D- Harms, flrst andsecond.
Best ewe over one year and under
two H- D. Harma, first and second.
Beat ewe lamb H. D. Harms,
first and second.
Best four lambs get of on sire
H. D. Harms, first
Best two lambs get of on ewe
H. D. Harms, second.
Best ram two years and over J.
W. Smith. Aurora, first
Best ewe two years and over J.
W. Smith, first and second, ,
Best two one year and under two
J. W. Smith, first
Best tuck two years and over
Sawtelle Bros., Molalla. flrat; O. W
Yergen, Aurora, second. '
Best buck over one year and under
two Sawtelle Bros., first
Best buck kid Sawtelle Bros.,
Best doe two years and over
Sawtelle Bros., first and second.
Best doe one year and under two
Sawtelle Bros., first and second.
Best do kid Sawtelle Bros, first;
Q. W. Yergen, second.
Four kids get of one sire O. W.
Yergen, first. '
CITY TO TEST HARD
For the purpose of making a prac
tlcal test of th merits of the
pavement as claimed by th manu
facturers, the Portland Westrumlto
company. Seventh street between
Center and - Washington streets ia
this city, a distance of on block. Is
soon tofbe paved with the new hard
surface pavement Westrumlte. The
material Is arriving and within th
next few days Contractor Harry
Jones will commence the work of
Thla will be the first Instance
where streets on tbe hill have been
Improved by the laying of hard sur
face pavement and If the test proves
successful, it Is more than likely
that nearly all of th principal
streets will be paved in this manner.
On account of the sloping condition
of th streets, and the .rain, the city
and taxpayers have aought a demon
stratum of the wearing qualities of
the Westrumite preparation, and by
Spring they will have a definite idea
of the lasting qualities of the pave
Though Westrumite is compftra
tlvely new on the coast U la said
to be used In many of the eastern
and middle western cities St. JohnR
and Kenton are among th Oregon
communities to lay this variety of
pavement on their streets.
HISTORY OF CITY IS
MITTEN BY MRS. DYE
i Another historical sketch has been
.given to the public by Mrs. Eva
Emery Dye. . Oregon City's hoted
writer, who Is the author of "The
Conquest" "McLoughlln ' and Old
Oregon" and "McDonald of Oregon."
Her latest article Is a history or
Oregon City, which ha been pub
llshed by theS. J. Clarke Publishing
company as a part of Joseph Gaston's
"History of Portland," Just off the
On account of the prominence Or
gon City enjoyed, especially In the
territorial days, the author of t!:?
new work thought that the history
of Portland would not be complete
without an article on Oregon City.
Mm. Dyo was appealed to, and the
result Is a chapter portraying ' the
early history In a' most Interesting
manner. A number of rsr old prints
are used to Illustrate th sketch
AT FAIR FRIDAY
Best two kids get of do lire G
W. Yergen, first
Best cow two years and over W.
W. Irvln, Aurora, first and second.
Best two animals W. W. Irvln,
Best cow two years and over-
George . Lazell. Oregon City, first;
J. W. Hylton, second.
Best bull two years and over T.
Armstrong. Aurora, first; W. J.
McCord, Oregon City, second.
Best bull over one year and under
two A. D. Cribble, Aurora, first;
r. E. Yergen, Hubbard, second.
Best bull under one year A. D
dibble, Aurora, first; D. B. Yoder,
Best cow two years and over A.
D. Grlbble, first and second.
Best heifer over one year, and
under two A. D. Grlbble, first and
Best heifer under on year John
Cole, Molalla, first; A. D. Grlbble
J test four animals A. D., Grlbble,
nrst; y. E. Yergen, second.
Best two animals A. D. Grlbble,
ludt; F. E. Yergen second.
Best Holsteln bull one year and
under two E. Werner, Aurora.
Best bull two years . and over F.
S. Hutchlns, Oregon City, first
Best hull one year and under two
F. 8. Hutchlns, Oregon City.
Best bull under one year F. S.
Best cow two years and over F.
S. Hutchlns first .
Best two .animals produce of one
cow F. S. Hutchlns, first
Best boar under six months W.
L. Bauer, Aurora, first and second.
Best breeding sow over on year
and under two W. L Bauer,, first
Best gilt under six months W. I
Bauer, first and second.
Best sow and litter not less than
five pigs W. I. Bauer, first
- -Poland Chinas."
Best boar two years and over
George T. Randall, Oregon City,
Beet boar over one year and under
two John Cole, Molalla. first; D.
C. Harms, Aurora, second. '. ,
Best boar under Bix months Dim
lck stock farm, Hubbard, first; D. C.
Harms, second. .
Best breeding sow two years anj
over John Cole, first; Dimlck stock
Best, breeding sow "over one year
and under two John Cole, first;
Dimlck stock farm, second.
Best gilt under six months Dim
lck stock farm, first; D. C Harms,
Best sow and litter not less than
five pigs John Cole, first; . Dlmick
stock farm, second.
Dairy cow contest Creamery but
ter S. M. Warnlck, . Clear Creek
creamery, first; score 96.
Dairy buttei Mrs. F. J. Dolsau,
first score 96; Mrs. A. D. Grlbble,
second, . score 95; ' Mrs. J. W.
Vtvacke, score 91; Mrs. George
DeBok. score 90; Mr. Fred Wourma,
WEST DECLINES TO
CALL EXTRA SESSION
"There's not going to be any ape
cial session of the legislature to past?
good roads laws." ld Governor
Oswald West In Portland.
"I have decided that the cauwe of
good roads will be advanced rather
than checked if highway bills are
given to th lnlatlv rather than to
With these two sentence and a
wave of his hand Governor West
laconically dlslmissed a subj jet tbat
for two weeks has aroused deep lu
terest throughout tbe state and has
made the executive department ut
the capital a 'storm' 'center of pro
. "A special detuand for a special
session has been voiced from some
quarters," continued tbe governor.
"Many of the friends of gool
roads legislation Were ' In favor of a
special session and made as much
known to me.
"At the same time there was a
general protest against a special
session. I received an uncounted
number of . protests from every part
of the state from farmers, business
men and even many of the good
roads advocates yyere agreed that
even If a special session should be
called it would have no results.
"If a special session should result
In tbe passage of good highway laws
It might be all right but the mapor
Hy of the people as indicated by
the protests I have received, wee
"I am of the firm opinion that tho
lawa for roads should be put up to
th people. It Is a matter of the
greatest Importance, and one affect
lng the Interests of every man,
woman and child In the stat.
Therefore,. I believe tbe people
should be given the best oppor
tunlty to express their desire lu no
Important a matter. Undoubtedly
the Initiative furnishes th best
opportunity and the .people have
Indicated that thev snnrov th
Initiative rather than a special
FIREMEN GIVE DANCE TONIGHT.
Fountain Hose Company to' Have
Fountain Hone company will give
a dance tonight at Knapp's hall.
Everybody is invited. Ladies will be
admitted free. A fin orchestra has
Patronise our advertiser.
OREGON CITY DAY
DRAWS BIG CROWD
SHAM BATTLE, COMPETITIVE
DRILL AND RACES 8EEN
BY 4,000 PERSONS.
CATTLE, SHEEP AND SWEZ CCED
Automobile Race and Baby Show t
. B Features of Big County
Fair at Canby
Oregon City day waa a banner one
at tbe Clackamas county fair, at
least 4.00Q persons being In attend
ance. Tbe special train ' from Or
gon City arrived at 9:45 o'clock with
2500 Joy seekers, and all found what
they were looking for. - The . 0k
Grove girls' bapd . met th visitors
and escorted them to 'ibe pavilion.
Th first event was the mill tar r .
maneuvers In front of the grand
stand. In the competitive drill. I
Randall O'Neil won the gold medal
for the best drilled soldier and U. B. "
Kellog won the silver medal.
After the, drill tba company was
divided Into 'two platoons for tbe
sham battle, one in command of
Pantain IIMr and tha nthar nnilar
Lieutenant Branch. Th first pla
toon under Captain Hldy assumed a
defensive position on th field near
the grandstand, the ' other goln
across tbe grounds to, the opposite
side and making an attack from
that position. After almost reaching
the position taken by th first pla-
pletely routed by the defense. Major "
1 L I . . - L.ll . w .1
and umpire of the sham battle. -Company
G made a fine showing and
Is to be complimented upon being
able to get out forty-one men on a
working day. : '
Premiums Ar Awarded.
During the morning the Judge
completed their work, awarding tbe
premiums for cattle, sheep, swine
and th Juvenile departments.
The noon hour passed quickly
with the crowds hunting refreshment
and rest.' some at the many eating
booths and others making up picnic
panics. Th races were started at
1 ' o clock, tha first event being a
free for all pace. Haltamont Lou
Miller.' -Captain - A p person and Mack
N. were entered, - Haltamont, Lou
Miller and Mack N. running.
Tbe first heat went to Haltamont
in 2:18 3-4, Lou Miller and Mack N.
putting np a game fight for second
honors. HaJtamont also took the
second heat; time 2:21.
Following tbe free for all ... pace
Sago, Hally ' B' Hunky Dory and
Bonnie Nort were entered In a ape
Hunkey , Dory took the first heat.
time 2:29iS. with the rest of th
T he second heat was won in 2:29U
by Hally B. By this time the crowd
was at the fever heat of excitement
and cheered wildly when Hally B.
finished the third heat in 2:30 wit a
the others close after.
The third entry on the program for
th afternoon waa a three fourths
mile running race. There were alx
entries, Leo H. winning In 1:19, Red
Billy and Harry taking second and
(Continued o. page I.)
Great Show in
2,000 feet of
T O D A Y
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