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OREGON CITY, CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL i3 1903.
HERMANN IS NAMED
The motion carried amid wild cheers. gJQ HAUL OF FISH
Hermann addressed tne convwuwuu
Nominee of Republicans For
in a brier speecn promisng to worn
for generous appropriations for har
bors and iiiland rivers. He said he
would go all over the district before
June 1. election day. to ascertain
needs ahd wants of the people. Gatch,
Vawter, Eddy and Harris all promised
to line up for the Republican nominee.
Previous to adjournment, the con
vention voted to continue the con
gressional commmitteemen and oefflo
ers.for another year.
GEO. C. BROWNELL WAS CHAIRlO
Convention Was Extremely Exiting and at One Time
Hermann Was Beaten But His Opponents
Could Not Get Together.
; EUGENE. Or., .April 10. (Staff
Correspondence. ) The greatest fight
in the history of Republican Congres
sional Conventions was held here
yesterday. Hermann's opponents had
hni beaten beaten sure but those
same opponents were unable to unite
on a candidate and each aspirant
thought his chances were so good that
he would not give an inch and as a
consequence the Hermann strength
went tr ; to him."" The - elimination
of; Brownell and the withdrawal of
Vawter and Eddy, coupled with the
., speeches of the two latter gentlemen
turned the scale for Hermann.
The convention was called to order
at 2:80 PM. by Dr. T. W. Harris,
Chairman of the Congressional Com
mittee. Senator Brownell allied hiin
jolf with the Hermann men and was
npminated by Lawrence ' T. HarrlsToI
Lane, for chairman. B. L. Eddy, of
Tillamook, placed S. B. Huston, of
Washington County in nomination.
Sixteen of Clackamas County's 17 votes
went to Brownell, Judge Ryan re
clining to Tote for him. The result
Brownell, 93 Huston, 80. . . -
In aoceptlng the nomination Mr.
Brownell made a characteristic speech.
He was not a delegate to the conven
tion. But he was there, . a prominent
and ,, made the nominating
WATER BAILIFFS CONFISCATE
Stored Away and Packed Id Ice la a Barn
i Were Sent to Portland and Sold to.
Fish Dealer Money Goes to State.
REAMES FOR CONGRESS.
The extreme vigilance of Water
Bailiffs W. W. Smith and O. F. Jones
was rewarded last Friday night by a
haul of 2200 pounds of Chinook sal-
IVmnrrAf Put a Younr Man In the Field mon.
a .!.. H-.nn vXne Damns were looKing lor poacn
The Democrats of the First Con
gressional District nominated A. E.
Reames, of Jacksonville, for congress
at Albany last Saturday. He received
the nomination, on the first ballot.
The only other candidate at all prom
inent was Jeffrys, of Marion County,
who received 82 votes. The nomina
tion was made unanimous.
speech for Hermann. The chair ap
pointed committees on. credentials,
order of business and organization,
and resolutions. J. U. Campbell, of
ClackamaB, was made chairman of the
committee on resolutions. The report
Brownell received the 17 votes of the
Clackamas delegation. Harris got
vote of this ballot and Hermann drop
ned to 72 and Gatch to 85. The 13th
ballot was as follows :
Hermann, 63 j Gatch, 88; Vawter,
20; Kelly, 21 ; Brownell, 21 ; Harris.13.
; This was the first real change in the
vote and great exitement ensued. 'A
motion to adjourn until 10 P. M. was
made and Campbell climbed on a chair
to second the motion. He said his
reason for so doing was because the
convention was so disorderly that bus
iness was impossible. The motion
was voted down. Upon motion the
Chair appointed four sergeant-at-arms
to clear the aisle. W. W. Bmltn, oi
Clackamas, was one of the men ap
- Balloting was resumed. Brownell
kp the hall and Huston took the
chair. Six more ballots-were taken
and Herman went to 88. On the 19th
ballot Gatch had 60, Hermann - 42,
Harris 26, Brownell 47, Kelly 84 and
Vawter 12. Eddy received as high as
18 votes on the 15th ballot. He was
pnt into the fight on the 14th ballot
but bis following left him on the 18th,
"On the 20th ballot, Hermann stock
began to rise; Hams, the lavorne
son of Lane, was not making the race
expected of him and he was with'
drawn. Much of his following went
back ito Hermann, who on the first 13
ballots had been getting about 6 votes
ont of Clackamas, the balance of
which were going to Kelly.
Gatch, Kelly, Vawter, and Eddy
could have combined their strength
ers on the Clackamas River and ran
into 100 fish nicely packed in ice in a
barn on the Bart wick farm, three miles
above the mouth of the river. A
layer of ferns had been placed on the
floor of the barn, " and on top of the
ferns was placed the fish and the ice.
The fish would easily have kept until
next Thursday, when the season opens.
The suspicions of the bailiffs were
aroused by the arrival of a wagonload
of ice from Portland. It is supposed
Great enthusiasm prevailed at the that the fish were caught in drift nets
convention, which was very harmon- Thursday night.
ious. J. K. Weatherford,' of Albany,
was chairman, and Charles V. Gallo-
Tlie salmon numbered over 100 and
were fine specimens oi tne royai
Chinookk. varying from 25 to 50
way, or Mcminnviue, was Becrouuj. ponnds in weight and averaging 40
The Democrats expect to put np a inches in length. They were shipped
etronjr campaign and Reames will tour to Portland by the officers and Bold to
..... i la nsn aeaier ior auuun iuu. iuo
the district, tie expects iu uei
. . . ; money will go to the State.
mann and ms party iunwu. Proceeding up the river the bailiffs
past reoord of the Republican nominee. founa 20 fine steelheads on the bank,
, I They appropriated these fish also.
Much credit is due the water bailiffs
for their work in the waters of the
Willamette and the Clackamas during
the close season.
Tompkins' Hired Man.
of that committee indorsed the record and with the aid of Clackamas could
of the late Congressman Tongue, the have nominated one of their number
Administration of President Roosevelt, but neither - Gatch, Kelly or vawter
amd indorsed and reaffirmed the plat- would get out of the race ana tins
fnmi of the last Republican State Con- finally brought about the nomination
vention. The hospitality of the State of Hermann. On the 22d ballot Kelly b
.t.. a0a fn fim President and the votes dwindled
WttO D4WM" I
i iiiiba w inserted in the tnann had 74
At the earnest solicitation of many
who were present at the presentation
of this drama the good people of Wil
lamette have deoided to" enact tins
truly delightful play once more, on
Wednesday evening next. 1 The same
cast will carry their parts as on the
former occasion ; in additidn the Mac-
cabee Quartett will furnish some of
their charming numbers and other in'
atrumental music by some f the lair
city's best performer. All who
themselves of this opportunity to see
this play and hear the delightful
strains of musio, vocal and otherwise,
will come home" satisfied with the ev
e'ling's entertainment in every par-
ticular. 'It-is worth going 20 miles to
see Tompkins' Hired Man (O. A, Mil
ler) alone, to say nothing of the other
features of the drama.. Don't miss it
' At the bride's home on Molalla Aye.
on Wednesday evening, April 8, oo-
cured a beautiful wedding in the pres
ence of the members of the families
of the bride and groom and several of
their immediate friends. Mr. Isaao
Pnrsifnl was the happy groom and
Miss Louise Schuler the fair bride.
The parlor was artistically decorated
in harmonious colors and at the ap
pointed hour Rev. E. 8. Bollinger, of
the Congregational Church, made the
happy and hopeful . couple one in
matrimony. A bounteous luncheon
was served and a most happy evening
was speut by the invited guests. Mr.
and Mrs. Pursiful are having the well
wishes of a host of admiring friends.
See the new lot of dress skirts
new waists at the Racket Store.
Ladies', lace gloves, elbow lengtli
also ladies' fine button gloves. Racket
Y. M. C. A. ENTERTAINMENT.
Prop-am Will Be Rendered In Baptist
Church Wednesday Eve.
The Gillispie School of Expression
will give an entertainment in the
Baptist Church next Wednesay, the
proceeds "of which will be devoted to
the Young Men's Christian Associa
tion, of this city. The admission will
be 25 cents. Children under twelve
years 15 centa The program follows :
Instrumental Music Selected
Furnished by the Oregon Conservatory
What William Henry Did"
J. L. Barbour
Miss Florence Walton.
The Soft Snot in B 606"
A. H. Donnell
Miss Marguerite Shelby.
YOCai. iidi,,;,.!' noKnvnn
I u. invniii 1 j ....... -
M'ks Ethel LyBle.
Mr. Doolev Guesses About Women'
F. P. Dunne
Miss Blanche Luckey.
'Father and Sou" Hall Caine
Miss Christine Wilson.
Pantomine of "The Holy City" . . .
lirace li. raxon
Mrs. Edith Patterson.
Comedietta "Frank Glynn's Wife
Cast of Characters:
Frank' Glvnn Mr. Ira T. Creacy
Alice, his wife. Miss Gertrude Roberts
(iertie. his cousin m.ihs Mao iove
Stella, his sister. . .Miss Theresa Raab
Mrs. Glvnn. his mother
Mrs. Mary Averni
Nora, his Irish servant
miss jNettie Kemp
Ed. Asburv. his old college chum .
mr. j. uuy waKenem
UNION MEETS TONIGHT.
Paper Makers Will Consider Question of
A special meeting of the Federal
Labor Union has been called for to
night to consider the matter of in
creased ry in the paper mills. The
sentiment of many of the men seem to
be in favor of a 10-honr day and pay
for overtime. The question was dis
cussed at the regular meeting last
Monday night but no action was taken.
The men will probably ask for a bi
weekly pay-day. as in the Crown Paper
Company. The Willamette Pulp &
Paper Company will undoubtedly
grant such a demand, but it is a ques
tion whether a 10-hour day will be
given favorable consideration by either
An attempt was made to burglarize
the house of Mrs.- Davenport,- near
Galdstone, last Thursday night, but
the thieves were frightened away be
foro securing anything of value. They
cut the screen from a side door and
bored through the door panel, but
susj ended operations without making
an entry. The residents of the house
knew nothing of the affair until they
saw the damaged condition of the door
H. Hargreaves, who has been en
gaged in the sewing machine business
in this city, has old out and will go
into the sawmill business at Colton."
Eastor services were held in all the
churches in the city yesterday. The
interiors of the various edifices were
decorated with huge banks of flowers
and the several ceremonies were beau
tiful. The musio in all of the
churches was specially arrangod for
Dyeing at Johnson's
rHH BARBER SHOPk
LEAVE ORDERS FOR DYEING AND CLEANING.
Our representative will be in Oregon City Tuesdays ;
Gents. Clothing Cleaned, , Colored and Repaired.
All work left at Johnson's Barber Shop will receive
, prompt attention. '
OREGON STEAM DYING AND CLEANING WORKS
853 Burnside Street, Corner 8th, Portland, Ore. i
The Hotfsef whisker
Neighbor TeUs Neighbor
"Resolved, that the Republican
party of this Congressional District
favors and will earnestly labor for the
improvement of our rivers and harbors Vawter, 12 ; Eddy, 2.
down to 18 and Her
On the 23d ballot Brown
ell was taken out of the race and the
Clackamas vote snlit up. This ballot
resulted: ..- . ., . .
Hermann, 79; Gatch, 51; Kelly, 29;
by the national government.
Claud Gatch was nominated by W.
H. Kay, of Marion.
Binger Hermann was placed in nom
ination by Geo. O. Brownell, of Clack-
It was then that there was something
doing. " Brownell returned to the hall
and resumed the-chair. Vawter came
to the front of the hall and withdrew,
stating that Jackson County's 12 votes
mmas. Percy R. Kelly was named by could g0 whero they pleased. By
Judge H. H. Hewitt, of Linn. previousTagreement they went to Her-
W. L Vawter . was nominated by mann- The reBult was :
Gus Newbury, of Jackson. " Hermann, 95; Gatch, 72; Kelly, 9.
Hermann's nomination was seconded Hennann reached 87 votes,
by Geo. M. Brown, of Douglas, and nnmber necegBary to nominate, the
City Recorder Curry is preparing to
advertise for bids for the construction
of the grade of the South end road up
the face of the bluff south from Third
street. A 16-foot driveway will be
provided for, with, ample guardrail
at the edge of the grade to prevent
accidents. The pitch will be eight
feet to the 100 coming down from the
top of the bluff for a distance of 775
feet. An overhead crossing will be
provided for in' the estimates, but
should the Southern Pacific Company
desire the underground crossing of its
track, the plans can be altered later.
E. H. Belknap, of Benton, w. ja
Tooze, of Marion, seconded the nom
ination of Gatch.
The first ballot stood: Hermann,
m. rwh. 42 1 Kelly. 89; Vawter, 12;
IV , v , '
On the next ballot Hermann lost 1,
Gatch and Vawter each gained 1 vote.
convention went wild. The tellers
coud not be heard and when quiet was
resumed, Chairman Brownell stated
that a very unfortunate circumstance
had arisen, that 178 votes, three more
than there was present in the conven
tion, had been cast He believed it
had been done purposely to force him,
Th third ballot showed, a gain of I under parlimentary usage, to declare
lo Totes for Gatch, a loss of 12 for another ballot But Kay, of Marion,
,, .a . .n of 9 for Hermann. . chief lieutenant of Gatch, " was on his
inxn ballots were, taken with no feet with a motion that the nomina
decided change and on the 12th ballot tion of Hennann be madennanons.
F. O. Barstow has uncovered a vein
of bituminous coal near Table Rock.
The vein is from six to ten feet thiok
and has every indication of being
permanent and lasting. It is of the
finest grade, running over 95 per cent
pure carbon and will probably make
fine coking coal. Immediately after
his discovery Mr. Barstow filed on 160
acres of land and will develop his claim
as soon as his title to the land is per
-Bailey Hill was very seriously in
jured last Friday at the woolen mills.
He was playing with other boys and
fell from a. chute, striking on hiihe4
sustaining a broken, leg and a deep
contusion in the face, his noee being
split open. He was taken to hit horn
on Fourth and Center streets And hit
mMmTraym V ....
all over the country of the
extraordinary offerings we
are making in all lines rep
resented in this big store.
Yon oncht to net your in
formation, at first hand; you
ought to see for yourself,
and choose for yourself.
In Yor Favor
When we weigh things for
you, you get right count
no disadvantage on either
side. But when we buy
thra hardware we see that
the best qual.ty is tl.ere for
There are many points
about tho new Canover
Sewing Machine which will
please the owner. They
are simple in construction,
but they do perfect work.
It's easy to operate them
and the seems are so even
you can't expect to find
tetter. Price $20. 00. Five
$3.65 Cents Will Boy
6 High Back Sitting
Room Chairs! Why
Be Without Them?
A Complete Line
whatever is needed for the
kitchen pots, kettles, pans
-you find here. We are
always looking for a better
quality, which is why our
rtock contains only the
very best. Tin, Iron,
Nickel, Copper, Granite
ware. Yon take your choice
of material, but be sure
and ask for our warranted graniteware. 25 cents
will buy a nice pan of this ware.
For kitchen, dining room,
bath room, or back hall,
you can't have any thing
as good for floor covering
as linoleum. It's strong
and. durable, fnst colors,
and will not scale or crack.
It will save you scrubbing and your floor will look
alwavs clean. io cents per square yrd. A
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CHEAfHirt liUVliiuiiu is un uiuiu. ji wuii v
imii it's color as woll, nor last as lour ut the
price equalizes the matter.
85 cents p iquaro
We are carrying the most artistio productions
attainable and just now new stock is arriving
daily. We assure you 60 cents will buy paper
enough for a medium sized room. We are offer
ing odds and ends of last year's stock for 6 cents
a double rolL Come early.
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