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I WEATHER INDICATIONS.
I Or CUT occasional rain
Tuesday I southerly winds.
Oregon Tuesday, fslr Mat, oo-
i..... I mln wait uurtlon.
Th only dally nwpee O '
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WEEKLY. ENTERPRISE ESTABLISHED 1266
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OREGON CITY, 0RE00N, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1911.
Pis Wwr, 10 Csn
TMT VILUNG TO
GIVE ALASKA AID
EMI SiLr- OOVIRNINO BODY FOR
, .TERRITORY I FAVORED
LEASE PLAN IS HIS SUGGESTION
FOR CITY IS NEAR
CROSS AND TOOZE
III VERBAL TILT
APPEALS TO MANY
PERPETRATED BY WALT Ac DOUGALL
Grot Cowd Qraota Nation' Execu
tive In Seattl Part-EUctlv
Admlnlatratlon, Ha Bays,
la North'a Need.
HKATTLK. Wash., Oct. . Prl
dint Tuft faced br totilKht ona ol
th lurnoal and by far th moat an
ihMxiurdc and rponlv audience
h ha nirl n any or hla receut trav
k Hi was greeWl with prolong!
.Tin" President ducued a variety
of HiihJi'Cia, Including tb relation of
yon-tiiiUHUt to business, th tariff v
mn and A liaik a7. I ha latter "iuiijwt of
vital iiitrMt her. II declared that
Alaska should hav at least a aeml
self governing body. Two yaara ago
.Mr T"fi advocated her a atralKlit
ririiriiliin form of government for
ihi territory, declaring the population
not atalil enough for a full measure
of wlf control
"Thui proposition haa not met ap
proval' said Mr. Taft tonight. "I
mill think It the better way. but the
man hn atanda on a doKtnatlc state
ment and saya 'No' and never con
RWitx to a violation of that principle
mHki-K no pmgresa. I am willing to
nmk" a roiipwaalon for a partly elec
tive and partly appointive government
. Tunirri- rannot mak tha neces
ry lawa for Alaaka. Alaska muat
hue a locul body. In bringing this
shout. I hope there will be no politic
plavrd I bop Ilia two houses of
Cmigrcus will unite In brlnKlng about
a change that will result In tha de
vditpmrnt of Ataaka and making that
territory valuable to Itself at)L valua
ble to all mankind.
no mar reason for govern
ment ownership In Alaaka, however,
tbun rlsewher. We ahould introduce
Hirre the aam limitation aa to tb
dlntHmition of tb public domain aa
In Die rent of th country.
"A for myself. I favor th leas
ing system It haa proved a aucceaa
In AiiHtralla. New Zealand and Cana
da What you want ia a condition of
ownership that will attract capital.
"Some people have an Idea that you
rn drive capital where It doe not
want to go. Hut If anything haa wlnga.
If anything la aenaltlv. If anything
won t go wheralt doe not want to
(to. It la capital.
NEW YOP.K. Oct. . Thomae M.
Lamont, on of J. P. Morgan'! part
ner, and (ieorg F. Baker, Jr., were
elected dlrectora of th Northern
. PwlDo railway today to aucceed Oeo.
W l'crklnn and Alexander H. Coch
run, reHlttned Mr. Perklna la a form
r pnntner of Mr. Morgan. Mr. Coch
ran, It wna aald. realgned mainly on
account of 111 health.
A millionaire mlltar of Portland,
who own aeveral thouaand acre of
timber nnd on the rout of the
CliickiiiiiB Southern railroad, haa
larted ngotlatlona with the officer
of tne company for tb hauling of
million of feet of lumber. Th mil
hr want th log brought to thta
city by rail and floated from here to
Portland. ) promise twnt-ftVs
or thirty carlonda dally for twenty
jetir nt luaat.
The company haa ordered th flrat
Inntillment of ralla, and pllea arte
t!ng driven for the big treatle from
f'e Southern Paclfio track to th
hlnir. The dlrectora at a meting Mon
ti' y trt.r.aacted routln bulna.
1 hnve 0eued a . fully equipped
tch and Jewelry repair hop In the
Masonic Iiulldlng and am . prepared
to do all kinds of watch, clock and
Jewelry work. I guarantee every
Plfce of work. I do and atand back of
to? Rii.irnntee. If your clock I out
" oruer i win can ror it ana amiToi
t when finished.
W. Leonard Runyan
Horn a 70. ' ' Polflo 827
HER GYPSY RIVAL
if i. t
THE FREE LANCE '.
THE 8T0RY OF ROSIE ROSE
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CjNKANO B008 THIS SHOWS
BEAVERS AND VERNON
EACH TAKE GAME
1XS ANGELES. Oct. 9. (Special.)
After lotting tb flrat gum .today,
th Heaver took th aecond, 3 to 0.
More than 10,000 peraona nw tb lust
gam and th enthusiasm, . waa In
tenae. Vernon won the flrst game
4 to 2.
I'orilitnd won five gumea of th,d
aerlea. Vernon won two regularly
scheduled gamea and the postpone J
Kame played thl morning, making
the total for th aix day Ave to three
In favor of Portland.
Portland la now two gamea and
fraction ahead of Vernon In tb race
for the lagu flag, lleginnlng tomor
row, Portland will play a aerie here
with Los Angeles, while th Vernon
club will wreatl with tb Oakland
club on th latter bom grounds for
Manager McCredle believe Port
land haa th pennant In It grasp.
"W'll win eaaily now," h said to
nlnht. Th fortunes of th week have not
entirely subdued Hogan, th Village
general.' "I'll win that pennant yet,"
declared Happy, as he hopped on the
train for 8an Francisco.
Th Beaver are feeling Jubilant,
for their declalv victory over Vernon
stamps them as th better of th two
clubs, and every man feels that he Is
a member of the Pacific Coaat League
champions for 1911. Tb result of
this series does not mean that Ver
non baa lost th flag yet. for Port
land Is slated to book up with tha Los
Angeles club this week, and thre of
Dillon's best twlrler have been reat
Ing her for an entire week. Delhi,
Nagle and Halla did not mak the
8acramento trip with the Angela, and
Happy Hogan ha offered each Los
Angeles pitcher who beats Portland
a bonus of 925. .
Paclflo Coaat Lagu.
Vernon 4 0, Portlnd J-3.
New York 10, Brooklyn 4.
Chicago 6, Pittsburg o. .
Boaton 11-13, Philadelphia 5-10.
Cincinnati 6-2, St. Loula t-6.
8 TANDI NO.
Portland .. 106 71 .693
Vernon .., Ill "
Oakland 103 92 .623
Sacramento HA , 103 .4BIJ
San Frtnclaoo 8(1 106 .447
Los Angeles 77 117 .490
WOMAN'S CLUB TO MEET.
Muslo And Vacation Storlea By Msm
bars To Be Fatura.
Th Woman' Club will hold It
flrst meeting of the Fall next Thurs
day afternoon. 'Mrs. Norrl will be
hostess and a fin musical program
will b rendered. Vacation atorle
will be told and, there will b other
WIFE Et KB DIVORCE.
Alleging that her husband deserted
her and their two children, MagRl
Downey has filed suit for dlvorc
against Wlllam Downey. They were
married April 3. 1888. and th plain
tiff alleges she waa abandoned In De
cember. 1898. Th defendant I a
THAT HOCEttBACK DOCSNT
V.R. AND MRS. TOM S0PWITH
Young English Aviatoe Now In
Thi Country With Hi Wif.
Fhotna by AmarliHui fnu AMOolatloa.
BUY PROPERTY -HERE
J. L. Bwafford, who has been In
communication with several persons
In the East who are contemplating
coming West, made several Important
lands-deals last week) among them
being the closing of th deal of the
co-acre farm at Maple Lane known
as tUe Peter" David son plnc.T.Hor
ton, who recently arrived In thl city
from MUsourtv bought th property.
The price was $8,000 caab. sir, Hor
ton's family will arrlv her within n
few day. He is a nephew of George
F. Horton, of the West Bide, formerly
pastmaater of this city.
Rev. -Otis Schultze Is another new
comer to this city, having com from
Minnesota. Rev. Schultze, through
Mr. SwafTord, purchased the place
formerly owned by Judge Randall and
consists of three acres. It Is located
on Division street. He ha gone back
to Minnesota, but will return with his
family in th near future.
Aman Moor In City.
Aman Moore, president of th Port
land Cement Company, which 1 build
ing a $1,000,000 plant at Oswego, was
In Oregon City Monday. Mr. .Moore
said that th work was progressing
rapidly, and that the plant would be
one of th most Important In Oregon.
The Enterprise has a position open
for you. Call at one.
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HAVEL ALL THE GOOD LUCK. I
BAGGAGE MAN SAYS
HE HALTED HOLD-UP
A man who gave hla name as Tom
Harper waa arrested Monday nlgbt
at the Southern Pacific station by
Policeman Frost charged with being
a auspicious character. The baggage
master at the station told the police
man that Harper and a companion had
tried to hold up an aged man. Harper-refused
to make a atatement when
taken to JalL The baggagemaster In
formed Policeman Frost that tb sus
pect and hi friend had lured tha man
he saya they tried to rob, between
two trains, when b appeared on the
scene and struck one of them on tb
head with a club.
TWO THROWN FROM
BUGGY; ONE HURT
J. P. Vummlnga. who live near
Beaver Creek, accompanied ' by his
father, seventy-eight year of age,
while coming to thi city Monday
morning, wa injured In a runaway
accident. Both were thrown from the
vehicle and the younger man received
an injury to his arm and bruises and
cuta on his face. His father escaped
Injury. Tbe horses became frighten
ed when an axle of th buggy broke.
Th horses ran away near Mountain
View and they were caught a short
distance from where the men Cell
from the vehicle.
BENEFIT FOR BLIND
FIREMAN BIG SUCCESS
Th picnic given at Schnorr's Park
at Willamette, Sunday, for the benefit
of Willis ("Doe') Mosler. tha blind
fireman, who lost his sight about two
years ago, was a big success. A large
sum was raised. Tbe firemen took
an active interest in Mosler' behalf.
and a large crowd waa present. Many
tickets were sold to friends of the
fireman. Tbe afternoon wa spent
In dancing and refreshments wer
served. Mr. Mosler, before losing his
luhl was an active membeT of
Oreenpolnt Hos Company. Th plc
nlo wa to have been given Sunday,
a week ago, but owing to the Incle
ment weather . It waa necessary to
postpone ilt. 'Mr. Mosler lives with
COMPANY Q PLANS DRILLS.
Cnthulm Of Member May Result
In Armory Being Built.
Arrtnpemeiits were made at the!
drill of Company O Monday night for
a aeries of competitive drill this
winter. The members ar enthusias
tic over the plan, and It Is believed
the drills will result in an armory
being built her In th near future.
Our greatest clubbing offer. The
Morning Enterprise by mall and the
Weekly Oregonlan, both until Novem
ber 1, 1912, for only $3. Offer close
October 81. 1911.
MAYOR, WITH CONSENT OF COUN
CIL, TO NAME BOARD TO
SPECIAL ELECTION MAY BE CALLED
Several Men Under Consideration For
Appolnmnt -Two Member
Of Council Will B
It is believed that th Commission
form of government will b put Into
effect In Oregon City within eighteen
months and probably earlier. Mayor
Brownell, who haa announced himself
In favor of' the change, Monday gave
out tb following atatement:
"Th Mayor, with th consent of
th city council, I about'' to appoint
a commission consisting of-flv mem
bers to prepare a new charter by way
of amendment to the present city
charter for th establishment of what
I known a the commission form of
"Petitions . will .have lo be circu
lated In order to take a vote upon
th proposition.' This would have to
be don at a special election to be
called by th city council for that
Tbe council will probably act upon
the suggestion at the next regular
meeting, and. Inasmuch as a majority
of tbe member have declared in favor
of tbe commission form of govern
ment. It ia virtually assure'd th may
or will be authorized to appoint the
commission for revising the charter.
Tbe mayor baa under consideration
several prominent men for appoint
ment on the commission. It Is plan
ned to name two member of the city
council and three other.
TO FAMOUS RESORT
Frank Busch, Monday sent to Tepr
lit, the famoua watering place in Ger
many, ten pounds of Oregon dogwood
seed. He also expects to forward
several young trees in a few days.
Mr. Busch received letter from the
management of . tha resort sometime
ago asking him to furnish the seed
and the trees. The writer said that
he had heard a great deal about-the
Oregon dogwond, and wanted to plant
the tree on th lawn at th resort
Mr. Busch obtained the aeed without
much trouble, but he haa had a dif
ficult time getting th tree. He
searched a wood of three square
mile and found only a fA suitable
for transplanting, lie found the dog
wood In abundance, but most of tbe
trees were too large. He will make
another effort to get more trees In
the near future. Tepllti . is one of
the best known resort in the world
and is a rival of Carlsbad.
STATE BANK TO BE
OPENED IN MOLALLA
The Molalla 8tat Bapk has filed
articles of incorporation at Salem.
The capital stock is $15,000. Leroy
D. Walker. L. W. Robblna and H. A.
Dedman are th incorporator. Mo
lalla has long been regarded as a fine
place to establish a bank, and there
la no doubt the enterprise will be
a success. Tb Clackamas Southern
railroad which tra verge th rich Mo
lalla Valley will mean thousands of
dollar to that city, tha greater part
of which will be deposited in the
TO CLEAN SIDEWALKS
Earth which had been left on tbe
sidewalks at Eleventh and Monroe
atreta hv contractors wa removed
by them Monday by order of Chief
of Police Shaw, persons living In tne
neighborhood had complained that
the sidewalk was almost Impassible.
Th chief has also Instructed several
nronertr owners to repair their re
taining walls to keep earth from
waRhinir on th sidewalk. Because of
1... tw Bmnnnt rf rrAftlnff' thl
' HIV It. I p. J '-' - r -- r.
..; it I. hcteii that there will be
more complaints about muaay siae-
walks than ever berore.
r i A D tf ' FARMS HIS FREEDOM.
Harry Clark. Sr., who waa serving
a Jail sentence of nrten days for in
tnvlcBtlnn was released Monday by
Chief of Pollc Shaw. Clark cleaned
the council chamber, tbe room of the
hook and ladder company and several
FRESH - FISH
..Fresh boiled craba, Olympla oyst
r direct from th hall. Salmon,
Halibut. Shrimp, t. Th finest
stock and quality.
Macdonald's Fish Market
Nxt to Walls Fargo.
OLYMPIA OYSTERS OUR
MISS PORTER, TEACHER, IS URG
ED TO HAVE CLASS
DIRECTORS NOT OPPOSED TO PLAN
Ga Will Be Turned In Ovn Today
And School Children Will B
1 gin Cooking Many Bill
- Are Considered.
Tbe proposal to allow other than
tbe ' students of the Oregon City
schools to take advantage of th facili
ties offered at the high school build
ing for work in domestic science was
received kindly Monday night at a
meeting of tbe board of, directors.
tAl. Lulu Porter, an expert In domes
tic science, " has been besieged with
applications for classes on Saturday
from - women and glrla- not-attending
school, and Miss Porter ia Inclined
to give up some of ber time on Sat
urdays so enthusiastic Is sba over th
opportunity of imparting oer knowl-4
edge cf scientific handling of house
, Acetylene gas will b turned Into
the ovens today, andThe student will I
have a chance to sample the prize
packages of th budding cooks who
are o eager to learn tha culinary art
Miss Porter believes she can form two
Saturday classes of eighteen persons
each and it ia very probable that the
board will permit this Innovation Just
as soon as the work of tbe ctty
schools has aettled- down to Its nor
Bills Incident to tbe construction
of th new high school building oc
cupied the directors' attention- until
past 1 o'clock Monday night, and con
siderable time was spent In confuta
tion with Architect Aaron H. Gould,
and Superintendent of Construction
C. W. Vonderahe. Tbe board plans to
have th Barclay gymnasium arranged
for a play-room and a lunch-room. Tbe
big "gym" may be partitioned for this
Tbe enrollment of the city schools
exceeds that of last year by nearly
100, te total now being 841. divided
as follows: High school. '177; Barc
lay. 305; Eastham.-359. '
Officer Jack Frost waa appointed
truant officer to serve during the
school year. He will act under tha
direction of tha school law and the
city superintendent and is expected
to keep a vigilant eye upon the par
ents who Ignore the law requiting
compulsory attendance of children in
In the display window of tha George
Young second-hand store there is an
old gun that is attracting much at
tention. Tbe gun waa obtained by
Mr. Young from W. C Cheney, who
recently came Into 'possession of it
wfciu working In British Columbia.
Tbe weapon is of the old (lint lock
make, and there is a large piece of
flint attached to It Tba gun is more
than 100 years old, and it originally
belonged to the Hudson Bay Com
pany. In the window also ia an old
chair, formerly used by tba Indians,
it was found In 1904 In a deserted
wigwam by E. J. Dietrich and O. II
Maurer, who brought it to thl city
from Taylor county, Wis. , .
Couple Granted License.
A marriage license waa issued Mon
day to Ida V. Glllett and Albert C.
Furtney, of Portland.
The Enterprise has a position open
for you. Call at once.
Six Per Cent Semi-Annual
Interest Coupon Bonds.
THE CLACKAMAS 80UTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY Is now
offering to our horn peopl Its first mortaoag 6 per ent semi-annual
Interest coupon bonds, and aa th bonds ar limited to ties, rail and
equipment and all other work, auch as grading and bridges, ar paid,
for by atock aubscriptlons, th bonds Issued by this company ar first
class. . . N '
Thss bond ar Issued In the following denomlnatlona, vl.t
lion, $500, $1,000. '
Th Clackamas Southern Railway Company offer th following
reason why th bond should be sold In Oregon:
FIRST It I an Oregon enterprise and owned by Oregon peopl.
-' SECOND Th country traversed by-thl lln I thickly popu
lated' and ha freight and passenger traffic In eight to mak It th best
paying road In Oregon for Ita lenth.
THIRD Th bt business men and farmer n th County ar
stockholder In this road and authorized the Issue of these bonds at th
atockholders' meeting by unanlmoue vot.
FOURTH The bonds draw 6 per cent Interest and th holder
gets hla ntrst twlc ach year.
Call on or addr,
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G. B DIMICK
Secrciorv C. S. Ry. Co.
ONE WANTS STREET WORK Di
li LATtO APJU U I fieri OTADI)
IT DONE RIOHT AWAY. .
COIRXL DECIDES M (EnE3
Temporary Board Walk To B Built
On Monro Street From Four-.
teenth T Eleventh A.
M. E. Cross and F. J. Tooxe en
gaged in a lively argument over th
Improvement of Monro street from
Eleventh to Fourteenth at a meeting
of tba city council Monday nighL Mr.
Cross objected to tba improvement
of that portion of tba street th com
ing winter, and urged that the work
be delayed until . more favorabl
weather. Mr. Moffatt, of th Oregon
Construction Company, which offer
i tha lowest hid (or tha improvement
of the street, insisted that hi com
pany be allowed to go ahead witn
the work. Ha declared that tha bid
mf.nM nnt ha been BO low had it
been known that th company would
not be allowed to . begin graaing m
-1 own two blocks between Tweirtn
nH ThirtMnth atreeta. aald Mr.
Cross, "and I understand that my as-1
sessment will ' be at least si.ow.
These lots are not worth any more
now than they were twenty yearM
ahn I hnurht them. I Bee no
reason for Improving Monro street
beyond Ninth. . My gooa inena rro
r,,, Tnma lit the nnlv on making
a flght and If he can't get out thl
winter I win giaaiy amua a iwtw
buggy for him every day, and see
that he gets horn th same way.
Cost To B Large. .
"Tne WCTK win cun nr. iwno m
little for there is no . gradlnjr, to be
dona in front of his place, but it win
cost me more than my property .la
worth. The people who own the prop--rt-w
ihnnlii h r on suited befor thl
work is dona. It will not cost a mem
ber of tha council a cent, and those
upon whom the burden will tall
should have some say in the matter."
Mr. Tooz declared that there wer
fifteen school children and other In
the block where he live who wer in
the same position as himself. He said
that all of them had to go many blocks
out of their way ln order o go to
other parts of the city.
-I ili Mr PmBI was hold
ing his property for speculative pur
poses and had benefited from the lm
provementa made by other property
owners, but had made none himself,
Mr. Tooxe asserted that it was not
right to delay the Improvement of the
street He said the citizens who Im
proved their property and thu added
to th value of other property, had
Cross To Continue Fight.
u- r-m.. instated that hla record
would show ha was progressive and
not an obstructionist He called atten
tion In lov.ri 1 streets on which he
has property which have been Im
proved, and, altnougn e waa wa
for large sum he did not. protest
Mr. Cross also gave notice that he
would flght the removal of earth from
the street In front of his property to
another part0t the street i
"1 want that earth to fill In several
lot," ald Mr. Cross. "I am positive
the city haa no right to if
Mr. Burk said the property owner
wa entitled to tbe surplus earth pro
vided It waa not needed for grading
another pact of tbe same street Mr.
Cross intimated that he would carry
the flght to tha court if necessary.
The council finally decided hat the
contracting Arm could go ahead with
the grading between Eleventh and
Fourteenth streets, and that it must
be finished within forty working days
beginning October 23. No rock 1 to
be put on the street until permission
(Continued on paga 3.)