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VOL H No. 81.
PART OF WISCONSIN CITY DES
TROYED BY FLOOD THAT '
GIVES NO WARNINO
BUSINESS SECTION IS DEVASTATED
ig pgitir Dim Withstands .Firat
Rush of Watar, But It May
Give Way at Any Time
property Loaa Great
t.A t HOUSE, Wli, Oct, e The sit
ustlou at lllack River Falls, the proe-IM-rou-
little city of J.ooo persons
which swept by a flood today
hru toe lllack River, swollen by ro
rt.i,i rains, washed through te em-iMiikin-iit
of the I Croaae Water
1'iiwpr Company dam at Hatfield, la
won Uiulgbl than waa toured wheu
the deluge -burst upon lha City.
lUlf 'f the bualnea aectlun baa
lien diHtroyed, together with a part
of thv residence dlalrlct. and It la
aard-ey tuwuaiHpl, who bav
taken rf"ge on blitb land, that the
rlty will be wiped out.
Whether Uvea have been luat la not
t'xrtHln. The people have been scat
tered and tonight a check la belnf
made to determine If any are mlaatnK.
Thus far two persons have not been
At 7. .10 o'clock tonight Itelween 25
and 3" busings house had been de
stroyed, together with an equal num
ber of houaea.
tantaln M. I). I'MllliM Friday an
nounced lila candidacy for member
ship Iti the t'lty Council from the
Brt ward. Captain Phillip baa been
urKid to make the race ever alnce
Mr. Andresen declined to atand for
re-election. Me la one of the beat
known men In the city, and hla friends
declare that he would make an ex
cellent member of the council. Cap
tain I'hllllpa waa at the head of the
OreKoti city Company In the Spanish
Amerlran war. He baa lived In thla
city for more than twelve yeara.
Rtvlval Maetlnga Being Held.
The members of the Culled. Breth
ren church areholdlnn revival meet
ings. Kv. Mrs. Iturkliee being In
charge. Te services are being held,.
In the mited Ilrelhren church on the
Haywortn To Addreaa Sinners.
Kev. s. A. Haywortn. paator of the
First Daptlat church, will devote hla
rmon tomorrow night to alnnera, hla
mhject being, "Turn or burn; Ood's
ultimatum." Mr. Haywortn aaya "the
ermon will be for the good of aln
nera church alnnera Included."
DR. HEDGES RECOVERING.
J K. Iledgea received a letter Fri
day from hla brother. Dr. Frederick
Hedges, of Everett, Wash., who waa
operittcd on recently for appendlcltla.
Dr. Iledgea wrote that he walked
about the room the day after the op
eration, and that he eipected to be
out In few daya.
I have opened a fully equipped
watch and Jewelry repair ahop In the
MmhoiiIc Building and am prepared
to do all klnda of watch, clock and
Jewelry work. I guarantee every
piece of work I do and atand back of
my guarantee. If your clock la out
of order I will call for It and deliver
It when nnlHhed.
W. Leonard Runyan
Horn A 70. Pacific $27
HUNDREDS FLEE r
RUSH OF WATERS
SUNDA Y NtOHT, OCTOBER, Oth
Marjorio Mandavlllo & Co.
Z UL UN A
A 3 -ACT COMEDY
Will Bo Horo Pooitivoly
2-BiG VAUDEVILLE ACTS 2
WEEKLY ENTERPRISE ESTABLISHED I5G6
REWARD IS OFFERED
FOR ALLEGED SLAYER
Sheriff Maaa Friday reculved a let
ter fnm U A. McNary. of Portland,
attorney for the administrator of the
estate of John Thomas, the wealthy
rancher who waa alaln laat Saturday
night at hla home, near Sycamore
station, offering a reward of $100 for
the capture of Charles Swain, the
mlaalng trm haiuL The sheriff will
Issue circulars todty announcing the
reward and giving a description of
the auapect. The authorities have
learned that Swain waa an Invererate
smoker of cigarettes, a hard drinker,
and. It la said, was accused aeverat
yeara ago of robbing a man for whom
MUSICIAN HERE TO
Through the Instrumentality of the
promotion department of the Com
mercial Club J .A. 8ager, formerly of
Mlnco, Ok la., haa come to Oregon
City to organise an orchestra. He ex
Mcta to Import four or five musicians,
and the other members of the organl
Ixaton will be aelected from local
talent A meeting will be called early
next week to take the preliminary
atepa In the organisation of the or
chestra. Mr. Sager expects a mem
bership of forty or more. He will buy
property here and make thla hla
home. Mr. Sager alao will give mualc
Fair Head Here Today.
J. W. Smith, prealdent of the Clack
amaa County Fair Association will be
In Oregon City today to aaslat Secre
tary Ijixelle In winding up the affairs
of the recent fair. Meaara. Smith and
lnzelle will go to Vancouver thla af
ternoon to attend the Clark County
' Lodes, To Erect Building.
John W. lender haa let the contract
for the building of a house at Six
teenth and Division etreeta, the con
tract having been awarded to John
...i...r.n Than will t alx rooms.
The house will be built so that the:
lower floor may be tiaed a a store.
OREGON CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY, OGTOHER 7, 1911.
LITTLE FOR THE RICH.
ROYALIST FORCE8 SAID TO HAVE
WON BATTLE IN NORTH
EX-KING HASTENS TO JOIN TROOPS
Follower Said To Have Gained Suf
ficient Strength To Make
Hla Appearance At
MADRID. Oct. 6. Newa from Portu
gal, though strictly guarded by the
censorship, now tends to confirm the
earlier reports of a momentous up
rising of the royalist forcea In the'
northern provinces. The Portuguese
government no longer contlnuea to
deny that It la gravely apprehensive,
although It asserta that many of the
reporta have been exaggerated.
King Manuel la variously reported
to be In France and In Spain, one re
port aaylng that h Is on hla way
through Spain to head a force of
troops now being raised by Prince
Joseph of Braganza, and another that
la waiting near the border for newa
that hla follower have gained
strength aufflclent to make hla ap
pearance at their head timely and ef
fective. Telegraphic advice from Badajoa,
a Spanish town on the Portuguese
frontier, aay that an army of 6000, for
the moat part well disciplined. Is
marching under the blue and white
banner of the deposed King. The
royalist troopa'are aaid to have en
gaged and defeated the government
force at a fortified, town 45 mile
east of Braga. .
The Enterprise haa a position open
for you. Call at once.
MANUEL WORKS TO
FINEST SOIL IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY
W have 24 tract of land containing from one to alx acre each,
beautifully located within one-half mile of the corporate limit of Oregon
City, with excellent view of the surrounding country. The grade of the
Clackamas Southern Railway Company haa been completed through the
original farm and a forty-foot roadway paaaes each tract. The man who
depends on his labor for hla livelihood ahould have land enough to raise
his own fru,)t and vegetablea and thereby save a large part of his earn
ings. - "
These tract are sold at reaaonable rates and on easy paymenta.
This Is not a real estate boom but an opportunity for a man to
get a home hear town, conveniently located and With aufflclent space
about his horn to raise hla own fruit and vegetable
AH of this soil Is rich and productive and free from rock and gravel.
VERNON DROPS THIRD
STRAG'HT TO BEAVERS
LOS-ANGELES Oct. 6. (SpeclaL)
Portland again humbled Hogan's
bunch today, and the pennant la all
but aettled. Tbe villager seem to
have -luat heart. Harknes didn't al
low them but three bits, and Raleigh
The Heavers won because they
played gilt-edged ball throughout the
game and because Harkness waa.. In
hla big-league form and held Vernon
to three hlta, two of which were of
the scratchiest order. The big twirl
er worked like a veteran and never
faltered under tbe terrific onslaught
of the strenuous Vernon rooter and
their nerve-wrecking noise-producing
The continuous din kept up by the
"bug" here I "aomethlng awful.
Cliquea of rooter gather In different
portion of the stands but particularly
behind the Beaver bench and keep up
a chorus on automatically-worked
"Klaxon." auto horn and "Ga
briel," which Instrumenta, sounded
In unison, make m -e noise than sev
eral boiler factorte and dynamite ex
pacific Coast League.
Portland 3. Vernon 1.
Oakland 9. San Francisco 2.
Sacramento 17, Los Angeles 2. .
New York 10-5, Philadelphia 5-4.
Brooklyn 0-13, Boston 1-3.
No other games played.
Philadelphia 6, New York 4.
St. Lou 11, Detroit 6.
Boston 3. Washington.
Portland 103 69 .59S
Vernon 109 77 .58G
Oakland .... 102 9 -531
Sacramento .... 83 - 103 .448
San Francisco 84 105 .414
Lo Angele 77 114 .403
Room 3, Andrsn Botlding.
PAPER ML TO
WILLAMETTE COMPANY OFFERS
WORKERS CHANCE TO
MUCH LARGER OUTPUT IS EXPECTED
New Syetem, Which Goea Into Effect
Today, To Be Given First'
Trial In Weet Men
The Willamette Pulp it Paper Mill,
of. this city, ! through B. T. McBaln,
manager, haa eatabllahed a bonu
system for It employe, which be
come effective thl morning. The
plan which was made public Friday
by workmen In tbe mill la designed
not only to Increase the output but
to materially ralae the wage of the
employes. It 1 the first time the
bonu ytem baa been tried In mill
In the West, and It la believed that
the result will be gratifying to all
concerned; : .' . .
A notice posted In the machine
room at the mill contalna the fol
lowing: "The combined effort of our em
ploye have hown that a total of
200 ton of good paper can be pro
duced In twenty four, hour on our
six machine. That Is from 7 a. m.
one day until 7 a. m. the following
"You have aet a high mark 200
ton run to programmed wolghL We
want 190 ton per day, 200 tons If
"Those participating machine fore
men, machine tender, back tenders
and all machine help, beater foremen,
assistant foremen and helper, en
gine lender on machine, chief and
assistant engineer, boiler room opera-
tlvea. iL D. mlliwrignia in piwi
mllla ana roil gnnuer mu,
"The plan follow:
"Ninety ton to 194 ton. 1999
pound per 24 hours five per cent
will be added to each man's time in
the department mentioned above for
.1. w that t h m&chlnea make
total product aa above, with provision
aa herein named.
X)ne hundred and ninety-five tone
to 199 tona, 1999 pound per 24 hour
10 per cent will be added to each
iinu In lha danartmallt men
tioned above for each day that the
machine make total proouci as
above, with provision aa herein
'Two hundred tona and over 15
-,ni h alidad to each man'
time in tbe department mentioned
above for eacn aay mai iu matuiuoo
make total product aa above, with
prUT IB1UIIH O-aa aV-1 vaaa
"Thla will mean a ubtantlal In
crease in wage if the proper reult
Thla 1 a wide departure from the
rule In paper mllla nd show how
close the men and management of
the Willamette Pnip & raper com
pany are. Thre are many men, more
than 100, who have.been with the
plant for twenty year and some who
have been with the owner for thirty
or more year.
FOUNTAIN ADDS TO
BEAUTY OFCITY PARK
The fountain recently purchased by
the city from an Eastern firm for
the City Park, haa been installed, and
Thursday evening the water wa
started. Thla fountain la similar to
that fronting the city filtering plant
In the southern part of the city, and
wa Installed under the dlrecUon of
W. II. Howell, superintendent of the
Oregon City Water Work. There are
four sanitary cup attached to the
fountain, these being of the lateBt de
.i.n The fountain ia of bronte. and
tTie ton Is ornamented with a large
electric light. Thla lamp was lighted
for the first time Tbursaay evening,
and attracted much attention.
The fountain is located In the cen
ter of the path, and at night present
a very attractive appearance with tt
overnanging orancues ui mo
ful shade trees that have been plant
ed and cared for by the city.
ROSE SOCIETY TO
The Rose Society will hold Im
portant meeting, at 3 o'clock this af
ternoon In the parlora of the Com
mercial Club. It will be the first
meeting thl fall. It is planned to
engage a noted authority on rosea to
come to thl city in the near futur
"Tha Cultivation of
K ITIVUIW V
Rose." The lecturer will be selected
at the meeting thl arternoon, ana ior
this reason It la urged that all mem
ber attend. Other matter of Im
portance will be given attention.
..Fresh boiled crabe, Olympla oyst
ers direct from s the shell. 8almon,
Halibut, Shrimp, etc The flneat
stock and quality. i
Macdonald's Fish Market
Next to Well Fargo.
OLYMPIA OYSTERS OUR
GOVERNOR A. J. P0THIER.
Rhede laiand Executive Hae Be
gun Crusade Against Gambling.
MRS. GEORGE MORSE
DIES OF PNEUMONIA
Mrs. George Morse, one of the well
known residents of Jennings Lodge,
died suddenly at her home- Friday
morning of pneumonia. Mrs. Morse
wa In thla. city - Tuesday and wa
In attendance at a tea given at the
home of Mr. George Oaborn, and waa
apparently in the bet of health. Up
on her return to her home Tuesday
evening she complained of being 111,
and Wednesday a physician and train
ed nurse were In attendance, but her
condition gradually grew worse.
Mrs. Morse wa a daughter, of the
late Calvin and Nancy Scripture,
prominent pioneers of Dubuque coun
ty, Iowa. She waa born October 28,
1855, and waa fifty-six year, eleven
month and twenty-three day of age.
She waa educated in the public
schools of Dubuque, and wa grad-.
uated from tbe Lyon High School
with honors. She took up teaching
and Tas very successful aa a teacher
In the Dubuque country schools.
She wa married to " George E.
Morse, November 26, 1874, and to
them were born five children, who
are aa follows: Delia, wife of Hugh
Roberts, of Jennings Lodge; Alice K.,
wire of H. C. Palnton, also of Jen
nings Lodge; Bessie E-. wife of F. W.
Brucchert, of DuWuque, Iowa; Mable
E. Morse, and one son, Calvin P.
Morse, of Jennings Lodge. The de
ceased also la survived by one broth
er. Dr. James Scripture, of Clarks
vllle, Iowa; and a sister. Miss Carrie
Scripture, who lives with her sister.
S. F. Scripture, of thla city, la a cou
sin of Mrs. Morse.
Mrs. Morse waa loved by all whom
knew ber, and since her residence In
Jennings Lodge She ha made many
friends. She was active In church
work, having become a member of the
Ashbury M. E. church at Dubuque
when a young; girl, and after coming
to O'egon In 1904, she, united with
the M. E. church of this city, and baa
worked faithfully In the various
branchea of tbe church. . .
The funeral eery lees will be held
from the residence of her daughter,
Mrs. H. C. Palnton. Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock:. The remains will be in
cinerated at the Sell wood crematory.
5- r' T
i J ' '
Six Per Cent Semi-Annual
Interest Coupon Bonds.
THE CLACKAMAS SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 1 now
offering to our home people It first mortagage 6 per cent eml-annual
interest coupon bonds, and aa the bonda are limited to tlea, raH and
equipment and all other work, auch a grading and bridge, are paid
for by atock subscriptions, the bonds issued by this company are first
These bond are Isaued In th following denominations, via.:
$100, $500, $1,000.
i . !
Th Clackamas Southern Railway Company offer the following
reason why' these bond ahould be aold In Oregon:
FIRST It la an Oregon enterprise and owned by Oregon people.
SECOND The country traversed by thla line la thickly popu
lated and ha freight and passenger traffic in eight to make It the beet
paying road In Oregon for It lenth.
THIRD The beat, bualnea man and farmer n the County ar
stockholders In thla read and authorized th laaue of these bond at th
. stockholder' meeting by unanlmou vote.
FOURTH Theae bond draw 6 per cent Intereet and th holder
geta hi Intereat twice each year.
Call on or addresa, , ' , '. '
G. B DIMICK
Secretarv C. S. Ry. Cq.
Th only dally nwwyif fc
twee Portland ar Salem! elraav 4
late In every Mctioii f Claefca-
mn County, wtth a poulto
30.000. Are you an aoHrf
Pra Wui, 10 Ck.vt
SUPERINTENDENT OF WATER
BOARD SAYS GRADE MAS
NOT BEEN CHANGED. '
OTHERS OBJECT TO ASSESSMENTS
Remonstrance Against Levies For
Sewer In District No. 6 Are
Piled New Report To
' Be Made.
At a lively meeting of the City
Council Friday evening, W. H. HowelL
auperintendent of the Water Conv
mlsalon, declared that he haa been
assessed for a change of grade la
front of hla home at 308 Jefferson
street, which bad not Deen mio.
aald that six inches bad ben taken
from the street, and six Inches up
plied, which did not constitute a
change. City Engineer Noble who
was called upon to explain said that
Mr. Howell waa mistaken, but the lat
ter Insisted Utat he waa not.
The meeting: wa called to consider -hiuiinni
to lha asseaamenta for tbe
t of Jefferson street. . and '
several . citizens were prewui w
..mnminia it vu declared that the
assessmenta were too high. Upon
motion the council deciaea u recon
sider the assessment on the Howell
nm.pv - nthara who mada 'remon
strances were Henry Haufman, Sarah
Miller. Fred Roland ana ueorga
Several remonstrancea were read
against th assessments for sewer
district No. . Chambers Howell and.
R. Fuge declared that the sewer wa
too far away from their property for
them to make connectlona with IL
They put in the plea that they should
not have to pay for goods not deliv
ered. O. D. Eby, one of the appraiser .
for the sewer district, said that he
thought it would be wise to go over
the figures again and aubmlt another
report. The suggestion waa adopted.
W. H. Howell asked why it waa
that persons in district No. 7 were
charged 5 a lot to connect with the
eharare has been made
for the service heretofore. He de
clared that $2.50 would be a suincieni
.Tiii i ini" to BE GIVEN HERE.
Marjorie Mandeville Company Play
at Opera Houae Tomorrow Night.
The Marjorie Mandeville Company -will
play Znluna" In Oregon City
Sunday night The company ha an
enviable reputation, having played In
Medford 120 nights, Aehland fifty
night and In CMco, Cal.. thirty-five t
On account of a misunderstanding
of date the company waa announced
here for laat week, but will be here
Sunday night. Octover 8. positively.
Mlsa Mandeville Is well known nere
and well liked, so the company I
sure of a big house.
KIT CARSON'S WOOING
THE LIAR .