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About Beaver State herald. (Gresham and Montavilla, Multnomah Co., Or.) 190?-1914 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 21, 1910)
GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1910.
Subscription, $1.00 a Year.
(all Mcl/qcr Weds Hilda bulk kson
Something happens almost every day.
SUGGESTIONS TO VOTERS
ON QUESTIONS OF CAMPAIGN
321 Blank—Know nothing of the mer
it« of the proposition ana prefer not to
Wednesday was not without its event.
People of <¡realism awoke Thursday
322 Yes—A hili to annex a portion of
morning to hear that Gecil E Metzger
Clackamas, north of the Clackamas riv
j a <1 Miss Hilda Gullickson lied run the
er to Multnomah county.
gauntlet of the county clerk and se
This bill should be of interest to every
cured a contract with which they had
voter within the two counties. The New Institution Will Perhaps
Streets and Sidewalks are the appeared before Ki-v. J. II. W ish ! of
Hold More Banking Bus
territory in question is almost to a man
Principal Subjects of
j Troutdale and secured bis assistance in At the Polls in November The People Will be Called in favor of the annexation. It has just
iness in Gresham.
1 |M»rforming the ceremony whereby there
one tie that binds it to Clackamas
I is one more Metzger in the town of
' county and that tie is its legal relatione.
<¡realism. Now thia may not Is-in a
State, County and District.
There are practically no interests in
serious vein, but we do seriously join
I common. Commercially the district is
1 with all the (riemla of the groom ami
as removed from the part of the county
1 bride in wishing them a pleasant voy-
then find a reason for extending their south of Oregon City as if it were on the
, age through I fe and a plenteous store
other side of the state. The financial To Occupy Room in Metzger Building
of the parnplitet submit’ed to voters. own lines and it is ladieved the pro
In Some lnstam.es the Surveyor f'inJ» I of its riches. These young ja-ople are
posed amendment has already hail an relations, outside of taxes and court ; Will Open About Nov. 1.—Emil Kar-
well known throughout the viciuily We suggest a persual of its propositions
connections could be recorded annually,
l envea and liven Buildings I hat are
influence in that direction
dell is Appointed Cashier.—Capital
( arid they may lar sure of the good and marking the numbers. (X) Carry
| on an ordinary letter or sheet. On the ’
In the Street—Much to do Before wishes of a growing circle of acquaint
this pamphlet to the |»>lh< ami when
contrary all the products of that sec- 1 Stock is $15,000.
312 Yes—An amendment to the con-,
1 he Walks Can he l.ald.
ance« Th- y are at present at home you come to a number of which you are
! tion pour into Multnomah county J
1 with the groom’s parents, but they will not »nre, refer to your pamphlet. Bear stitution providing for uniform rates of, Portland is the commercial center of
I be in their own home after the first of- ill mind to put tiie (X) la-fore only one taxation upon classified properties, etc the region equally as much as that city
Saturday afternoon was the occasion
The »udden activity in street improve Ih-cember, where their acquaintances
This is the measure advucated by the
for the first meeting of the stockholders
of the numbers beside each proposition
ment la proving to lie a poser (or it good will find a welcome
legislative committee of the grange. It
——X Yes. If you disapprove of the
is now the leading city. Not only does ; of a new business institution for the
many jw-oplc and ia causing a decided
recognizes the differences in property in
measure, mark it—X No.
its wealth enrich Multnomah county town of Gresham. The fact that a con
activity in tiie deliberation» of our city
its relation to taxation ami presupposes
but this county is also the source of ali siderable amount of the banking busi
dads. One of the first things to be set
that the rate will tie higher on some
that are required to sustain ness of the town and surrounding coun
tled la-fore the proper alim-menl could
forms than ou others. This would en
and promote the develop try was being done in Portland, not-
la- maile for the sidewalks was whether ,
able the board of equalization to levy a
country. The part to be ' withstanding the presence of another
the supposed limits for property were
higher rate on speculative investments
prove to be a wealthy good bank in the town, led some of the
correct. A surveyor was employed to
than on lx>na fide holdings of tiie resi
good climate, well wat citizens to consider the organization of
re-located the lines and if incorrect to
dent farmer or other proprietor.
another banking institution.
make them right. An ordinance is
Kardell a- <1 Jas. Elkington have been
pending for the laying of cerne t walk»
314 Blank—Nut knowing the merit*
the leaders in the new enterprise and
brother to represent their property
on Main street from Powell to >th
this pro|>oeition will leave it to the
. they have not found it difficult to se-
street on I’owi-ll street from Maple
locality to decide the issue.
; cure the necessary amount of support.
avenue west to the »cliool property. A
The capital of the “Bank of Gresham”
previous act provides for a more ex
will be $15,000, all subscribed. The
economical t > group the s ate institu
tensive system of walk» to la- laid of
stockholders are, W. R. Johnson, Grace
The (<»dl>ail season will open in.
Imarda. N*» -f the cement sidewalk or
! Shea. Lewis Shattuck, J. C. Hessell,
Monmouth, Ore., and providing for the
dinance ia passed (or a certain area, the lireshum tomorrow with a game I m *- ital. But, in this instapce, the expense
' Gust Larson, II. W. Snashall, E. Ander-
area outside o( that w ill also lie provid tween the I iresliam liiglis and tlo- Jef of trun»|K»rting atHmtvd |>alients ami levying of 1-25 mill for the support The Public Library of Gresh ' son, IL A. Darnall, Jas. Elkington,
ed for. Il is not intended to re-place ferson higlis - f Portland. Tin- gnmk their attendants from distant |*arts of
am to be Assisted by the
Emil Kardell, John Sleret, J. M. Short,
Believing that trained teachers'are as
crow- walk* at once, hut as they be- ’ will Is* at the ball park at 2:30 p. m. the state would seem to offset tile sav
and C. J. Swanson, of whom the last
come decayed to put in cement. Where It should attract u large number to ings, aii*l the convenience of location ia
' five have iieen elected directors, with
development of children as a skillful
there ia no walk or cross walk within see the game, Iroth for the interest in an overbalancing consideration.
: Mr. Elkington as president, John
itreif a,..I also fur tiie encour
the area mrutl . >1, . ment -*-ill . io cont.
'■deret vice president and Emil Kardell
agement of our Gresham liigli school
ably be used.
October 29 has been set by the Gresh i as cashier.
No—Providing for a constitutional support the idea that the state is wise
Everyone should l>e a root*-r for conventi-in.
Now tidy ia not a matter f so much l«>ys
am library association to bold its an
The Bank of Gresham will be open
l in providing a means whereby those
importance as the fact that the sur the Gresham team.
That the constitution of this state persons who may wish to prepare nual social and library benefit. Plans for business about the first of November
The Jefferson bunch played a strung may Is- faulty, no one will deny, yet
veyor reports some very interesting
are being made to make this year's so in the Metzger building next to the
Powell street opposite the game with the Lincoln high» on the have we any assurance that a new con themselves for the instruction of our cial excell all its fore-runners and ex drug store. New quarters will be oc-
If «-raid officii is three feet too wide, grounds nt fair time. Tliev are well stitution wood beany nearer la-riei-t? children may do so at th- !ea-t |sxeible pectations are that the returns will be i copied in the Dowsett building which
tlpp-wite side of Main Mr el and ex trained ami are all that our gauds want On the other band, there is a chance expense to themselves. Tnis for the proportionately as large. Something will be erected in the spring.
tendin'- west to the »chool profierty, to come up against fur the first game. thut tin- ii< w constitution might, through reas-*n that the pers**n, ordinarily, who like $40 v;as realized last year for the
A considerable part of the fixtures
almost every fence on the north »ide The Gresham tram has engagements oversight or pur|>oee. omit some of tiie teaches ch>io»ea that occupation either purpose of meet ng the year’s expense«, have l*een ordered and stationery is be
of the street is from one to eight inches for every Saturday from now till most valuable features of the present
and the returns should be more, !or tiie ing prepare*! and it i« expected that
i to assist them, or for want of means to
over tn the place where the sidewalk Thanksgiving.
one—particulaily the initiative and ref 'enter into some other profession. As a possibilities for useful ex|>enditures are everything will lie in readiness to be
The lineup for Haturdaya game will erendum clauses which it has been in
should lai North on Main street, liegiti-
almost unlimited. At the liallow'en gin business early next month.
I matter of investment the etale will se-i
ning with the Roberts building, the probably Ire an follows:
timatisi are the real objections of the I cure returns through the improved I social of the 29th every effort will be.
Kenneth Roberts, center; E. Thoiup- revision movement It is estimated '
buildings are from I inch to 2 feet in
made to make it a payer, and at the
You are not experimenting on your
the street while the east side of the son, right guard; Mar-liail Fleming, I that the convention would cost the I , citizenship, through the influence of I same time to have the most interesting
left guard; Will Raney, rigid tackle;
1 the teacherwho has had the best ad
self when you take
street is also narrower by a foot than It Jack Jones, left tackle; Ray Metzger, state $150,001), besides the mileage and
event of the year. There will lie music
vantages. As an economical considera-
as that pre
should be. Al I e present proportion left end; Lloyd Gedsmke, rigid; Har per diem of the delegates, and other ex-
and literary entertainment, refresh
the street extended to the Base l.iue old Kern, quarter ; Wilbur Thompson, pen -es It is also suggested that sever l tion, we prefer the institution tliât al ment«. lunches, games, ghosts and all paration has won its great reputation
would la'a mere cow path. The trouble , full beck; Melvin Sunday, left half; al state conventions have adopted new ready has the largest investment of the sorts ui things that go to make tip an and extensive sale by its remarkable
Bert Hoss, rigid half; Fred Wagner,
state’s money, and tiie latgest asset to
cures of colds, an I can always be de-
seems to la* that previous surveyor . sub. right guard; Russell Pugh, sub.
Constitutions without the consento! tiie show for that. As to the* sentiment, exceedingly lively Hallowe'en party. pended upon,
It is equally valuable
have gone over the same property and
It was no fault of our troys that the fieople and that We are taking a great this institution is the oldest, has turner! Everyone goes and helps the good for adults and children ami may be
certified tlint the present locations are'
game did not come off last Saturday as ri«k in favoring such an organization. out the largest number of graduates, cause along.
given to young children with implicit
Whichever is done there is
announced. A letter was received Iasi It is within the power of tin* people to i and has a larger alma mater to hold
confidence as it contains no harmful
bound to be a good deal of dissatisfac
Saturday morning from the Lincoln amend the constitution now, if ne- es- its memory dear.
drug. For sale by Gresham Drug Co.
tion. It in proposed by the council to
highs calling off t lie game
The reason sary, in a perfectly safe and relatively
await the results of the survey and then
they gave was ti-at they could not get inexpensive manner and why should we
verify the results and if the finding» are
take niiy chances on uncertainties.
their players together.
seen to lai correct a notice w ill have to
Tiie aim in this movement i to destroy
la- served on the property holders to
the initiative amendment as it now
move back from the street. This may
Having lila-rated some Rei m* pheas stands Save it by voting. No.
cause some dissatisfaction and possibly | ants on my place near Pleasant Home, j
some may prefer to resort to (In* couits I will proaucute any persons hunting or
307 No—Providing for separate dis
for a hearing. This should hardly be shooting on iuv premises.
tricts for each state senator and repre- |
.1. W. Robertson.
neeessiirv as no memla-r of the council
eentative. Such a plan would involve I
can |sissil>ly have any interest in di»- !
redistricting tiie state frequently as
turbing present lines
tin the other
population changed. The dominant I
hand some of t ieiii will la* among the
your subscription to the Beaver party in the state would arrange the I
niinilier to be called upon for a change
districts and they could be so arranged
as to change the representation of a <
county by throwing those portions of
the county having a heavy opposition
vote into one district and the favorable ,
sections into other districts.
while there might be enough republican
votes in a county to elect all republi
can legislators, by arrangement of a
Your grandfather ten ed his spuds witli • hoe. Your
father thought the old double shovel was alsint the beat
democratic board of redistricting, that I
thing ever inventeil. YOL ride along on a two-row culti-
fsirtion of a county having the heaviest i
valor mid tend more spuds than any 10 men equipped like
vote and the votes, might lie put in one
your father or your grand! itlier Thia is only one in
district while the remainder of the j
stance showing that mialern methods mean less work and
county could then be cut up to give
several democratic legislators, or con
Again : your grand father traded coon skins far sugar.
trawise. If tiie country as a whole |
He had little real money. Your father, no doubt, secreted
votes on the selection a majority of all
bis money somewhere about the house, ran the risk of tire
votes determines the selection, in case
and burglary, and sometimes loaned it and never got it
back. In those davs security debts were common and
of two parties.
caused much trouble. And YOV? Have you adopted
modern money methode of banking as you did witli cultl
310 Yes—Empowering the state to
v -ting spuds? Ito you have a bank account, pay by cheek
construct railroads and to raise funds
jind enjoy the convenience and profit of modern banking
methods? Or are you still using the old hoe financial .
methods of your forefathers? Something here to think
The motive for this projmsed amend
almui. We can prove our claims if you will grant us the
ment is that the various railroad com
panies operating lines in this state have
failed to extend their holdings sutlieient
to render adequate service. In order to
meet this deficiency this amendment,
empowering the state, a county or road
district to construct the nt*edful outlet
o A nk
as anticipated, the existing lines would
LEADING MEN REPRESENTED
MANY STREET LINES TO CHANGE
A HISTORY LESSON
FIRST STATE BANK