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The Madras Pioneer
MADRAS, CROOK COUNTY, OREGON. THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1911.
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Million and Half Votes
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Competitor Prizes Now Ready at
the Madras Pioneer Office
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Madras Pioneer Voting
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cast, and announce the
named young ladies as
C. E. Roush.
W. R. Cook.
J. M. CONKLIN.
over half a million votes
Un lini nonrouf pnmnef ltni
first district, Miss Hazel
t won the Madras Pioneer
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and Miss Tina O'Kelly
vprwnn the second district
nearly a hundred thous-
nn iiwur tint- nitii wi w i I'linia
Miss Barnett also wins
wim1 nliAncitn n
to go with her to Astoria
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furnished them, and a
of introduction given them
manager of the Centennial
taken an especial inter-
the local contest, and
to extend every courtesy
winners. He 1ms triven
nia iVinl ...:n
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that the best Astoria has
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Jht the contest closed, the
box was sealed up and
overtothe judires. Messrs
Conklin, C. E. Roush and
coki who commenced
count immediately at the
state Bank. Ir
midnight when the result
announced. All the lonnl
js were at the Pioneer
wen the ballot box was
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"an buildini? while tha
was being made.
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On Saturday, Aug. 5th, at the
home of Mra. F. J. Lively, sister
of the bride, a beautiful and im
pressive ceremony was that
which united the lives of Harry
E. Windom and Miss Helen L.
Arnold of Chattanooga, Tenn.
The marriage service of the Epis
copal church was performed by
Bishop Paddock in his usually
After the ceremony the happy
couple left for their future home
near Culver, Ore., where they
will be at home to their friends
after September 1.
The groom is the eldest son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Windom and
is well known and popular in this
part of the country. The bride,
who until a year ago lived in
Chattanooga, Tenn., is the young
est daughter of W. H. Arnold of
Chattanooga. She has a wide
circle of friends, both in Tennes
see, and her adopted home.
Crook County Journal.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Culp and
children returned last Thursday
evening from California. Mrs.
Culp and the baby have recov
ered from their illness, which
called Mr. Culp away a short
Ranohors Near Paxton Find Mixture
That Dooa the Butlnoaa
Fred Fisher was in town this
week transacting business from
his ranch" near Paxton, on the
Deschutes Railway, and he re
ports much damage being done
by the rabbits east of his place.
They did not do very much darn
age to his grains for the reason
that he kept them killed off by
poison. His scheme is a good
one, and if all the farmers would
do likewise, the rabbit problem
would soon be a thing of the
past. Mr. Fisher uses a quart
of fine salt, a cup of sugar with
an ounce of strychnine, and mix
es well and just places a very
small quantity upon a board in
their trails, and they will eat
this dope at all times of the sea
son. They have counted 4500
dead rabbits lying near the salted
places, and figuring that half of
them were not found makes
about 9000 killed at a very small
cost. Now if everyone bothered
with the pest will take hold and
do as much, one season will clean
them oft entirely. Mr. Fisher
tells us that a mare got in the
field where the poison was and
licked up enough to kill a hun
dred rabbits, and apparently felt
no ill effects from the dose, but
we would advise that yery small
quantities be placed in one place
and where stock cannot get at
it to avoid danger.
YANKEE DOODLE CAME TO TOWN RIDING ON A PONY!
Gray in Atlanta Constitution.
Restriction of Electoral
MUST FOLLOW STATE LAW
Recorder Jackson Receives a Letter
From Office of Attorney General
of State of Oregon
City Recorder J. H. Jackson
recently directed a query to the
office of the attorney general of
state of Oregon for an opinion as
to the constitutionality of the
section of the city charter of
Madras relative to the qualifica
tion of voters in special elections
such as the election for the issue
of the $10,000 bonds for the con
struction of the city water works
which was held last spring. The
answer is self-explanatory and is
August 11, 1911.
Mr. J; H. Jackson,
Answering your favor of the
9th inst. with reference to the
qualification of voters provided
for in vour City Charter and the
status of Initiative and Refer
endum cases, I beg to say that
the Supreme Court in the case of
Livesly against Litchfield, 4Y
Oregon 247, decided that the
nullification of voters enumer-
ntPd in Section 2 of Article 2 of
the Constitution of Oregon ap
nlied to all elections except school
elections and including municipal
elections, and that the qualifica
tions therein specified can neither
be added to nor taken from by
statute. This case arose from a
nrovision in the Charter of the
City of Salem requiring voters at
City elections who were subject
to the nayment of the poll tax to
have paid the same before being
nllowed to vote. The Court held
that this was an extension of the
qualifications provided in the
Constitution and invalid.
In the case of Straw against
Harris, 54 Ore. 424, 430, the
Personal and Local
was in town
home on Trout
ATTORNEYS SAY TO
AMEND THE CHARTER
Lawyers Tell Why Boncfe
Are Invalid I
THREE SECTIONS BAD LAW
Specific Changes Urged by
J. H. Causey & Co., Denver
Bond Buying Firm
Monday from his
Willis Brown of Heisler was in
town Tuesday attending to land
Mrs. Jerry Ackey and Mrs. J.
S. McMeen of Lamonta were vis
iting in the city Monday.
Charles Durbin and wife of
Antelope, passed through town
Tuesday on their way to Prine-
W. P. Myers, the Culver at
torney, was in Madras Monday
on protessionai ousiness oeiore
the local justice Court.
Frank Nichols of Portland,-a
former resident in this part of
the county, was here the first of : of Madras cannot be finally ap
the week on business. proved until the cases involving
. Attorney E. Bergland andhis,the initiative and referendum
wife and son spent Saturday and whicn are now Pending in the
Sunday at the warm springs on , Oregon ana unnea owies our
the Indian Reservation. fPreme ourts are luuy ana
of the Madras city.
water bond issue will be of jnore
question as to the validity of U?e
initiative and referendum law,
and intimating that the bonds
Giving reasons which
back to the constitution
state of Oregon and
Court held that the legislative
authority is exercised by two co
ordinate branches: the Legisla
ture and the people, through the
Initiative, but there is only one
legislative authority exercised in
these two different manners,
which are coordinate, therefore,
the fact that your City Charter
is enacted by the Initiative gives
it no greater authority than if it
were enacted by the Legislature
while it was competent for the
Legislature to pass Municipal
Charters. Consequently, it will
be seen that the additional qual
ifications provided for in said
Charter and not specified in Sec
tion 2 of Article 2 of the Consti
tution for general enactions are
The case of the State of Oregon
against Pacific States Telephone
and Telegraph Co. involves the
Initiative and referendum and is
ready for trial in the Supreme
Court of the United States. I
notice from .the papers it has
been set for November 1, al
though we have received no of
ficial notice to that effect. The
case of the State of Oregon
against the Standard Oil Co. in
volving the same question but
which will not be urged in the
State court for the reason that
this Court has already sustained
TP CfininQ 1 TmW lorl van!
estate man, connected with the ana ys!
Northwestern Trust Company,
was in the city this week.
Attorney Lewis H. Irving and
J. Chestnut were at Culver
Junction last Saturday on busi
ness in connection with the Rob
inson & Papedor case.
Miss Nora Livingston was here
the latter part of the week from
her home near Prineville, the
guest of Miss Gladys Sanford'
and other Madras friend.s
Rev. A. B. Dickey of Warm
spring Agency was here Monday
in company with E. E. Kinnett,
the special U. S. marshal, who
is looking after official matters
in this county.
S. E. Gray returned last Thurs
day from the Willamette Valley
by railroad. His family are still
enjoying their vacation on the
Upper McKenzie river, where
Mrs. Gray's relatives reside.
Lewis H. Irving returned last
Thursday from the Cow Canyon
country, where he went. a few
days previous in company with
Julius Larsen, to recover some
horses which Mr. Laisen had
E. E. Kinnett, a special U. S.
officer, engaged as marshal in
the Indian service, whose head
quarters are at Los Angeles, was
here this week on official busi
ness. He is now working under
the direction of the U. S. mar
shal's office at Portland.
O. A. Pearce, cashier of the
Madras State Bank, left last Sun-
the exercise of the Initiative is
ready for trial in the State Su- day for his former home at Page,
nreme Court but will nrobablv North Dakota, to bring his wife
not be set down lor hearing for
several months, owing to the
number of cases already waiting
It is always hard to predict the
decision of a Court but we have
no fears that the United States
Supreme Court will sustain the
Initiative and Referendum as the
State Supreme Court has already
Very respectfully yours,
A. M. Crawford,
? Attorney General.
By I. H. Van Winkle,
P. T. Atkms left Tuesday for
Bakeiv-City iupn a business trip.
Tom Lewis of Blizzard Ridge
was in town Tuesday
Mra. J. L. Dehuff and two
children arrived Tuesday even-
and children to Madras. While
enroute Mr. Pearce will visit sev
eral Pacific Coast cities in both
the United States and Canada.
Mt. Jefferson Lodge No. 196,
I. O. O. F., which recently
bought the Madras Cemetery
tract, have commenced the work
of improving the property. A
new fence is being constructed,
the grounds are being cleared
and everything about the grounds
being cleaned up in a neat man
ner. E. R. Thompson, special agent
of the Sun Insurance company
with headquarters in Portland,
was in Madras the latter part of
the week. Mr. Thompson suc
ceeds P. E. Gerould in this nosi-
Duying tion, who resigned recentlv to
than local interest. It is from
Pershing & Titsworth, legal ad
visers ior J. H. Causey & Co. of
Denver, who expect to be the
purchasers of the Madras bond
By way of explanation it may
be stated that J. H. Causey &
Co. have volunteered to advise'
the city in the details of making
a valid bond issue.
Following the advices in the
letters given herein, petitions
signed by a majointy of the legal
voters of the city will be pre
sented to the council tonight,
asking that the city chater be
amended to conform to the sug
gestions of Messrs. Pershing &
Titsworth. After the council
has acted on the petitions, thirty
days time must elapse before the
amended charter becomes effec
tive, and then only in ase no
referendum is demanded.
Under the new charter a new
bonding election will be held.
The letters received from Den
ver follow in full:,
Denver, Colo., Aug 4, 1911.
Mr. Howard W. Turner,
We are herewith enclosing
copies of letters received late
yesterday afternoon from our
attorneys. They submitted to us
a letter on the 1st inst., and at
our suggestion, wrote the other
letter suggesting specific forms
of amendment for your charter.
We hope lhat you will be able
to get started right away in car
rying out these suggestions and
as soon as the charter is properly
amended so as to meet the re
quirements of our attorneys, we
will have them furnish definite
instructions regarding the pro
cedure in issuing the bonds.
We are sorry that our attorney
happened to be out of town and
that this letter is delayed for a
few days on that account, but
assure you that we will rush the
matters in connection with your
bond issue just as rapidly as pos
Yours very truly,
J. H. Causey & Co.
Denver, Colo., .Aug. 1, 1911.
J. H. Causey & Company,
Denver, Colorado. .
In re Water Bonds, Madras,
In this connection, we beg to
refer you to our letters of June
iy and July 13.
We are now ad
vised that the municinal nnthnr-
give his attention to property in- g-g ., gjg
terests m Josenhir-e countv. D. !..: ft , . , riv
I .... . , i-ic ui.y w lHbuo vuuu Donas in
,R. Atkinson, special agent for the aggregate amount of $10,000.
ing from Spokane to join Mr, t the Northern of London, also of for the purpose of supplying the
Dehuff, who is assistant cashier Portland, accompanied m r . c'tv w'th water, and our suggea
in the local bank. -Thompson, Continued on page 2. "