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WEEKLY ENTERPRISE ESTABLISHED I S 6 G
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OREGON CITY, OREGON, BATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1911.
OHECOfl CITY FREE
IS VOH BY COAST
-J lILJLJ V II UJI I L-i
PFRPFTRATFn nv wait AAcnm inAi I .v
GUILT AIID DIES
1 . tMI IIWI Tt Um & " S. Saf W W Wi a '
NTMTATl COMMtRCt COM
MISSION ORDERS 20
CINT CUT EAST.
a serious loss b iraiM
i,ur, Of Railroad Art Sails Of
Otiiion fight I Mad Sy
WASHINGTON. Not. ti Portland.
ga.it l and Tarm. jobbers won an
WPortiU victory before the Inter
W Vitwrnvtv Commlaalim tndsy
then that '""ly ordered e twaiUy c-nl
mlitrtlou uf all Interstate tlw ratna
frost thear cltlee to polni la Waah
tainn. Hreson. Idaho and Montana.
m4 lr-ti'd 'hat the naw rtlN !
Ml Int'i effect January 1, I91J.
Tha nsht rH,u' ,,on "
4 l.y the Chamber of Column
of portUnd and Hattl. Todaya or
dr Mrae tho tentative declaloa of
Cummlaaion V announced aom
roth ao. the railroe.de having ut
terly fsllad In thlr end-avor to show
tkal a TO pr cent reduction would be
rsinous or arm unfair to them.
When the Commlaalon flrat an
soaoced Ita belief that a twenty per
cent tslbould be mad tha railroad!
dMalnvd al montba In hlch to aub
ail nura ahnwlna what hwaaa tbey
wm4 auataln If auch frotmlatlnn
Inuld ba mad. Tba Commlaalon, af
ih aiudtlna Ihna flauraa. loat no
Una In promulKatlnc Ita ordar, for It
4lamrard from h - aiaiiaura com-
F'" - "J
I taaoiy r rant cut In rlaaa rata
uilii anHa tha railroada In aua-
dua of loaa than ona nor rmt of thalr
oparatlni ianu. In vlaw of Iba
1dd-UI mndltlon of tb four roada
(Ifariad. tba t otnmlaalon holda Ibat
thry alll not Ix adfaraoly affactd by
EE GIVEN FREEDOM
WlMlllMCTiiN Nav. it I'rval
iaot Taft today dlrorlad tbo wardt-n
af tha Atlanta IVnltriitiary to trana
far ( harlaa V. Mora, tha Now York
hankar, to tba t'nltod Htataa Army
Huapllal at 'ort Mrl'horaon. naar At
laata. whara ha wilt ta unJ-r mdlral
obaarTatlon. ' ' .
Tba I'roaldrnl'a furthn actlm In
Iba caaa II aaa aald at tha Wblla
Mouaa. uuld b datarmlnad by tha
abaarvatlona of tba Army hyaiclana.
Inforuiallon whlrh baa raarhvd
Maahlnictnn la that Mora la auffrln(
front an a ila form of kldnvy dlafaaa.
II via aald hara today tbat at tlmaa
Ida bankar doaa for 17 to IS hour a at
a alratrh and Ylnra little Intnaat
la (hitim around him, .
Frlann offlrlala ar roavlnnad tbat
hit condition la aorjoua. Tba Attor
anyiaiipral rauad a thorough Inrca
tlcallim to Ka mad ha for approving
f 0 SCNOtfTA COXHlTA 5AMPrMSWRAN X m Mul'ttL
f BtxtRo r, JfxL a cuAVMoe TK CoMCDV THC
CHIOUtTA CASTAaTT hot Vj if or tf ,f.eH CHINK KID.
Wr-V , SWSNI&H .4fN KiMMeoMtt) iM ifhrJjP
y tfT THt iKAMROOK MADAME. ' ft ' t STQ&il CAH
V rTWX AfiDtXLAM IL Z avSW rlclFZ
a bath ","'S"v'wifiuiw fcer ct
F J Scci, RAILROAD HALTS
WORK FOR WINTER
ASSOCIATION HAS VALANCE OF
M458 WITH RECEIPTS
SUCUKS UMTS ARE FAVORED
No Charga To Mada To Paraone
Living Acroaa ftlvar, Clad.
, atone, Mount Plaaaant
And Other Towna.
DASHING VOUNQ VIRGINIAN SAYS I PLAN IS TO HAVE ONE COUNCIL-
HE IS SORRY FOR SLAY . MAN FROM EACH WARD
ING WIFE. , AND TWO-AT LARGE.
mm COnPOSlnE TO LAST kaycx is to Kt eiicted iy Tun
GLADSTONE HAS 2
TICKETS III FIELD
O. E. FREYTAO and a,. wnv
CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR
OF NEW CITY.
EXCITING CONTEST IS PROMISED
William Hammond Daellnaa To 0ar
Again For Recorder
J. N. Severe
PATTI FSHIP flRFOON
HAYiBE SENT TO CHINA
WASlllNdTON. Ni. t The bat-
tlaahlp ()nRon. with the crulaera
Panmylvanla, Bt. lxula and Rab'lKh
4 tlia monitor Cheyenne, now held
la raaarve on the Pacific Coaat. will
& aant to oln tb Aalatlc flan In tha
ant that compllrallona In China be
m no a;rloua aa to require the re
lBfnrctmrnt of the American warahlpa
In Chlneae water.
Tha Htnie IVpartnwnt haa not made
raquant tttr additional ahlpe to pro
rt American Intereata In the Orl
but the queatlon of praparlnit
'me trm.ru ahlpa for Aalatlc duty
been taken up by the Nary l
Prtm..iit and theae veaaela can l
.An - . i . t . a MM
- i . rim me racinc on anon m
tlf". If their preaence becomea nerea-.
i.. n-rordcr William Hammond
of (Jladatone. baa all klnda of office
b,,ra. and he " routed rrom m
d after 11 otlork Thuraday night ft
rwalre the petitions of candidal..
m.n.c.p.1 office Tbur.day lja.n
he laat day that candldatea could fl
. ' .v- k.ii.,1 fur the annual
ana gei m- -
rv..mliir 4 It waa me
Pioriion n t- t.
eleventh hour In mo. Vn;n.0ln.6,
Two tlcheta are in in- u
coining election, which will be the
n , .inc. the original elecHon we.
held for the purpo.. of lwpo
?h. town, when officer, were , choa.n
t. aarre until Janunry. 1913. 'M
fllod Into Tue.day
CLACKAMAS SOUTHERN HAS
SOLD ENOUGH STOCK TO
DEMAND FOR BONDS ENCOURAGING
Money Ral.ed Through l.aue To Bo
Ued In Equipping Line
Succeaa Of Enterprlae
PUOF. F. J. TOOZE.
F. J. Tooie announced Friday eve
ning hla candidacy for councilman in
.h. ..iv.nd ward, to aucceoa ur. n.
aikUnd. who. It la aald. will not
vs. . randldate for reflection. Dan
lei Lone. the retired contractor., waa
mentioned aome time ago aa a poH.i
. . ji.i.i. i.,.' it waa rumored Fn
uie ciiiuiua.w, .
day that be bad decided not to make
the race. I'roreaaor
dava ago announced that he would
i,- .h. rare, but at the requeet
of friend, he reconalilered the matter.
ticket that waa fll"u 1 I of frend. he reconauiercu i
night la huaded by O. B. Freytag the . Ir Jtd to o9 for the office
plcaent Mayor, who I. a "'J" ?,e U auperlntendent of he Oregon
f, r re-elw tlon. Alo-u with Mr "' hooU ,na a memlr of the
"' r"TI . ... nd dntea for -'1 hv the Mayor
COUNTY TO SELL REAL
a-AwaMa 1Ma vatirn
tulAlt rUK lAHtb
8herlff Maaa Friday aold to the
"n'y all rani eatate on which Uxea
due for 190(1 and 1807. This ac-
'" wria nocnaaarv In order that fore-
Jloaurr, anlta could be proaecuted. The
JUmurna will eh made at once.
if'y Sheriff jttaata announced that
'f-II.IS waa due for taea In 1907
only ma fol. 190S, it li thought
thai at . .l
" m announcement or me mu-nu-''Sal
action will cauae many per-
wno are in rrera to pay.
Aldermen: One year ii
lla nmerle. J.me. Ilkln.on 1 c
year lenm-C. B. Fi-rahiMr. C. W
''opi-ed to Mayor Frer I. r.
v.y E. Croaa. lof ' ,
Cad,,.,.. Mr. ixn-
tun tor may... - -
,ncor,H.rated. -.,' ,. Mm
tia tma enterea me i',n - - ...
i'i. following candldHie. ,01 -Aid-
Hr'rS: T N n. Two year
Salle. Frang r. .i..mWi
J gnilll. . , Ilia "
term-Tbomaa ""- ; oweU
Howell. C. A. wiiii-
th1, ?'ygon,:eTa h
council to A imrden.
,he other. ..em , . - on
F. 8. la"-. M, pax-
Vedder and t. """ p t but the
ter I. moving to Oregon City, but :l
lK1,,le- wammond hft
Rwcor.ler win'-" .h only
candidate i "
committee appoiim "
and City Council to revise me cur
OCCUPANTS NOT HURT
IN AUTOMOBILE CRASH
The proaperoua condition of tbe
Oregon City Free library waa clearly
ahown Thuraday night at the annual
niu.hnir r.r th Litrnrr Asaucialiou
when the following ofttcera were elect
ed lor the enaulng year:
J. K. Hedgea, preaident; E. G. Cau
..M irj-frHild)nt: Mary B. U'Ren
uir.i.r. tim Hank of Oregon CUy
Th dirwtora are 11. 'f-
McUam. C. H. CauBeld. E. Kenneth
Adiiiua. A. J. Lewin-
walte, John W.'Loder. Ulaa iaura
lieatie and Mlaa Myrtle Bucnanaa.
iha xwlatlnn voted to place new
iw.k. m tha aalue of S20U on the
w... .nt iiiion tna recommenja
tlon of the librarian. It waa decided to
make the library free to peraona Uv-
in. ,.,iiiH t -itr 1 miia. oui wuu
. r. i tiia immediate vicinity of Ore
gon City and are a part of the bual-
..... Ufa nf tha rltv. inciuaea id ua
tarritn will he Wl lamella, isunaei.
Weat Oregon City, Gladatone. Bolton
and Mount Pleaaant ilerioiore .
i.r ka r.nii for three montha
baa been made to all who did- not live
In the city limit.
nnrlns tha -year the aaaoclttUon baa
.iu.ni -xn 41 for new . book na
$72.75 lot new.paper ana miiuiu.
Tk. Iihrar waa nnened for the circu
lation of booka laat June, and the
.,...r n.,t f the work of ciaaay
ing and cataloguing waa done by vol-
.. nnii.r the direction 01 atiaa
-i-.,..i nt tha RLate Library Coin-
mlaalou. The aaaociaiion na a cmu
,.f tiisftn The receipt Ar
ih. v ua r- amount ad to 11.712.67. In
eluding baUnce 01 iiu , mo
-um.ni. totaled 11.266 69.
The reoelpta nnd dlannraemeni uj
November 17. 1911. ahown In the
report of Mra. U'Ren, are a follows.
fUlance In bank Nov. 12, 1910. $190.95
Money collected from Nov. 12,
Money from ta levy 1.036 29
1910, to Nov. 17, 1911 485.33
Confaaaion Made To Miniater
' Before Condemned Man
Goes T Electrle
Juat I Buainea Manager Suggeated At Sal
ary of Not More Than
Henry CUy Beattle,
bla death In the electric chair, at
t-aa a m. tndav. con f eased to 4
t the murder of bla wife. The atate-
4 ment. which waa given out In me e
rotunda of a down town noiei. w
i-i tionrv Clav Beattle. Jr. 4
d.slroua of .Undine light before
fe'Cod and man. do. on tbla, the
23d day of November. 1911, con-
feaa cv guilt of the crime cbarg-
ed axalnat me. Much that waa
published concerning the detail
waa not true, but tne awrui iter, e
a without the harrowing circum- w
& aiancea, remain. For this no-
tion. I am truly aorry and, bellev 9
tne thst I am at peace with Ooc
rd am aoon to paa Into His
presioce, thia atatement Is made."
Wt warn our cn.tomer. that now 1. the time to place their or
0P-ad Olympla and Eastern Oy.l.ra. Also for C "Jn Tuea-
"t r,ar.nt.. wltn .ny certainty to fill order, banded In la
4X the Uth. Ws will grestlr appraclaf order, given f. 7
0r oyster, come direct from the bed. at OlympU. Wh-J " et0.(
I'- to order and ahl, J.'i oooKed
'ya on hand. Halibut extra flne this wean, we
...w l flail or fowl.
.".. No cold storsge , FarB0
. I. no nwncd bv Cheater
Fllen. of Molalla. and one driven by
5oSh Sheahan. .on ol ' W Ita-hs.
iihan. collided in iruui "
Hons. Friday afternoon Both car.
were b.idly damaged, but none of the
occupants was hurt. Bheahnn. who
wa. Kolng north, had the right-of-way
and the driver of the other car,
In trying to avoid aeveral wagons,
mad. a "harp turn across the street
A large crowd was attracted by the
colllHlon. and It was thought at first
.. rtn-a ha1 heen Injured. A
man a woman and a boy were In the
Kllon machine, and Arthur Farr was
In the machine with Sheahan. The
mud guards, fenders, lamps, etc.. of
both automobllea were .manned. 1
COMMONER LAUDS SAILORS.
NASSAU, New Providence, Nov. 2
n..M from the stranded
steamer Wns Joachim, of the Mlaa
Una were tran.rerrea rrom mo
Line steamer Segaranaca to the
steamer VUHancla. twenty m les from
Nanaau. William J. P.ryan. In an In
terview Impromptu, said that the en-
.1.111 .nt rtiurlnllna of the crew
rtart He emphasised the
opinion that there should be two wire
less operators on every ship, so that
' ' ... m . t n .V. lima
Very nearly all of the work, on the
ri.Al.m.. QniiDinrn Rallwav Com-
pany line has keen closed for the
winter and only a tew men win o
,.i.in rtnrlna the winter months
for the purpoae of keeping the grade
In good repair ana me cnivena uptm,
an that the work done during the aum-
mer will not deteriorate.
Since March 6. 1911. the company
baa aold approximately $80,000 worth
of stock, and that la sufficient to com
plete the grade and brldgea. 1 ne en
rinwr ranorta that a little more than
ten miles of the grade on the line haa
been completed and about alxty more
working daya In the aprlng will fully
complete the gTade rrom Oregon City
Tha Hiratnra will devote all their
spare time during the winter months
In dlspoalng of sufficient bonds to pur
chase the steel, and lay the track
as aoon aa the weatner win permn
of that work. The bonds are Issued
In aan.imlnatlons of 1 100. $500 ana
tt mm ant hi'nr Interest at the rate
of six per cent per annum, iniereai
tami.anniiaiprr 1 ne coiiiij
la rar-atvlnir BU bacrtutlona for the
(Vnni anma nf tha . mOHt COU
miiiuo w... - -
aervatlve investors In the county, and
11... .vna to dlanoae of the re-
n..irad .mount before ' the worn
rtiu.ua In tha anrlng.
' iru.rir f.litn In the county who
Uvea or owns Innd tributary to thl3
. . . - n .. . 1.1
road Bhould come lorwaru euu ''
the Hoard of Dlroctora m nniBnui
t. .k ih.i haa iohii started, and
as aoon aa the rond la In operation
ih... ain ha nu inner naviiia oniiui-
nr. iii rijickamas eounty than tha
Clackamas Southern Hallway, as It
will traverae a fer.Me territory auu
ih. halta nt tvir.ber will Insure
a heavy traffic from tb first wok of
the operation of tno roaa.
Tk. .miiiiv riicmived a letter
."j - l , -
t .m fmm a resident Ol
,.rii.nd who owos land near the
n..b.n.. unntham Railway Com
pany line, and which Is located about
nine mllea from OMgon City, and he
slates in bis letter tbat the comple
tion of the line will really increaae
the value of hla land, and be lolt
that he ahould subscribe for a thouv
1 jnii. kind an aa to encou.'SKC
uniA uvi.t ......
ik. uriii r.i.mnlptlo.1 of the roa-l.
that meant ao much to." him Individ
vvhn the O. W. F. I'.ne was billt
to Betacada a large part of the bonds
laaued for IU construction were sold
to Individual Investors In Portland and
other Willamette Valley towns, enu
Salary'. of librariana $
Magazine, and newspapers..
Supplies for organizing li
brary Furniture for library
Typewriting of . catalogue
Entertainment of commission
organirer while in City
P. O. box rent to March, 1911
Newspaper filing shelf, clean
ing wlndowa. oiling floor,
To librarians for purchasea
Balance on hand Nov. 23,
19U .....n $445.98
Visa Mvrtle Buchanan, librarian.
made the' following report
Tha tnn nf the library work since
July 17, up to the present date, ao
far aa flgurea can ten. is aa ronoa.
ToUl number of volumea in cat
Total circulation 3.296
Total number of non-Action clr-
- culated 472
Total number of fiction circu
Total attendance 10,080
Total number of members ! . . . 400
" Tiv it Number of visitors 17
Number of books circulated. . . .
During the first week, number
of visitors i sr. A.'
kimniiar nf hooks circulated.'...
On Sunday of that week, num
ber of visitors in renuiuB
Mm tha mk beeinnlns July 17,
until the present time, there has been
. and ri-atlfvlns- Increase in
attendance until we have the follow-
ln record for the past weea.
Total number of visitors 728
Total number of books circulat
Rn Sunday, rain or shine, find J
the library well patronixed. During
the week the men ana ooy m"
good use of the library durlnr the
VM.Mln.. nn Ola ............. ' ' '
Newspapers on file
Not Including county paper! and
those given at Irregular Intervals.
n.f.n.T.r-a danartment wen uiwu, ai-
,v..u umitad tn Ita resources. ' 80
IIIUUII ... -
.11 j.man.ia fnr reference hnv
III ail .... -
been met. Behool cnuaren mar- r.hij
use of the library for Investigation
and for snppllmentsry reaamg.
u. iwwn.n aim has already glv
. mi. iu -i .
. ...i.ndid h'aiorv reference, has
made te library another ifi of a
valuable work of reference "The
Fa'th and Ita Inhabitants." conn..-!,
lug eiKhteen volii'ies. These have
n.ii vat heen catiiogued.
.Dr Cnrll made a gift ot some
cVMy volumes n history and other
good non fiction. Many public splrit
eded 'cltlrens are showing their ap
llbrarr by gifts of
good and useful books, a volume or
two oocnaM naiiy. -
The chlMrtn's corner l.t the. most
poiru'sr i:,rt-of the llbri-.. The eft.,
dren fbow yreater dlacrtmlnatlon in
RICHMONDL Vs.. Nov. 24.-With
lipa tightly closed, ateaiy and silent.
Henry CUy Beattle, Jr., waa executed
for killing bla young wife la the elec
tric chair here arly today.
He refused to speak a word admit
ting his guilt, and It wa generally
supposed, until later the confession
wss made public, tbat be had died
nrotestinc bla Innocence.
The electrocution moved ' swiftly
and am'nothlv. and the young Vlr-
aini.n dlMl almost Instantly when the
ha alectric current wa turned
In. a kla hndv 1
In the dath chamber tne voice 01
the warden co-Jd be hoard plainly
reading to th doomed man the final
summons. The warden s voice aroueu
1 . ... n 4 tn tha -wltnuafiea. Inter-
Wll, 11 or. .
mtnably. In reattty,-the compliance
with the law occupied only a bliet
Thn. with Beattio between
ihcm, I he deputy wirdens began their
progrefc toward tac cnair. ouiy i
feet away. .v
When the procesnlon followed by
8uierintendent Wools started, a sig
nal was given wnicn piuugeu mo
death chamler In bUckness. save for
..... .1 . , k.
a Kin git llgnt immeoiaieij ui
chlr. This was so booded mat it
n..tiinirtha chair In a circle of Diax-
in. mdianr ao intense that the rM
malnder ot the room eeemea in "
darkness The wltn-ases scarce could
see each other. The prisoner saw
nothing but the chair.
Tnere wss no deUy In prt paring for .
. . . . a I.u.1. kla nfara thai
cue eiiu. dchi ' 1 - ,
pnjon surgeon and the blecviclan
adjusted the airapa, nii uui
clamps were quickly thrown Into place
The cap, resembling a leather fool
ball head harness, srs adjusted and
tue men stepped back. t
The warden raised Bis nana, in
i.ntiv rtAattle'a ho.lv stiffened with
such violence tbat the straps creaked
with the strain, ana clamps rauno,
and then thst wbleb once bad been
Henry CUy Beattle, Jr., relaxed.
It was 7:23 o'clock when the shoe
was applied. One minute later. Beat
tie was dead.
The surgeon had gone forward nd,
with a stethueTe, had listened fir
another faint beating of the heart
that less than slxJy seconds before
had lived. He stepped back.
"He Is dead," be aald.
The charter committee appointed by
Mayor Brownell and tbe( city coaaell
Friday night agreed upon a prelimin
ary plan of work, subject to chant
at future meetings. The tentative
plan for revising the charter follow:
There shall be five members of the
city council, one from each ward and
two from the clty-at-large. The couo
ctlmen from the wards shall arvo
and those from the ely-
at large two year. By thi arrange
ment, there will always be three
hold-over member. To start this ar
rangement after the flrat election tM
ucceaafut candidate from the wa d
shall draw lou for one, two and
three year terms.
Tha Miimrtlmfln am to elect a May
or from one of their n amber, and
he shall be subject to removal By iae
coonciL The Mayor, being a aaeaa
ber of the conncil, ahall have a vote
fn tbat body, aad. If he use, may
hia nwn removal or reten
tion. The Recorder, prosecutor and
Treasurer are 10 De aieciaa 07 i
city councIL The city council is ta
appoint a tmstaesa manager of ibe
city at a salary not to exceed $200
a year. He is to De sudjoci 10 re
moval at any time for cause. The
deuila of hi work were not dlactuaed.
It was the unanimous . senumeni
tbat the business form of govern meat
would be better ror oregou v;y iw
the commission form of government,
although the member reserve urn
right to make a change. Each mem
ber haa Jd that be la not pieagi
to any Ihoory. '
The member In attendance were
Messrs. Harding, . . SOpp, Holman,
t.. Qt.v.n, and flchneheL The
committee' will meet next'FHday eve
j..; 'k-.t. - -: :,'- r-'
The Commercial Club 'i making
elaborate arran-!.n-ni tor tb -U
tertalnment of C1 naressman Haw:ey.
hn la oTiwcted to nrnvs hero t.ext
Tuesday tvenlns n. the Staumee Oie
gona. Secretary". Latourette 'Friday
wrote to Mr. Hawley aaking him the
exact time he would arrlye In tbla
an nrranvfmeuta could be made
tor his reception. It Is the Intention
for a delegation or commercial v.iuo
members to meet the steamer In a
launch and take Mr. Hawley ashore.
He will be the guest of honor at the
luncheon ot theUve Wires Wednes
day. Mr. Hawley. who is making a
tour of bis district, will Inspect the
old canal and locka on the Weat Side
and will look oer the routea suggest
ed for the canal on the I&asi siae.
Wife Seeks Divorce.
Margaret Barkshlre Friday aued Al
fred R. Barkshlre for divorce, alleg
ing cruelty. They were married De
cember 19, 1910, In Oregon City.
1 ' ,
Hardin la Indicted.
Thomas Hardin, accused of stab
bing Fred Hoffman Labor Day, was
Indicted Friday. He was given nntil
November 25 to plead. George C. 1
Brownell represents Hardin. ,
Conttnned on page two.
(Continued on page 4.)
are positively the best for
the least money.
With a reputation for service
and low price they are strictly
up to the minute.
$250, $350 and $5.00
Sold in Oregon City at
this store only.
Oregon Chj's Big Department Store
CUE. JLj 33 IB
no one conin ne on uuiy ""