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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (May 10, 1917)
INCREASED LICENSE MANY ADVANTAGES OPPONENTS OF ROAD
LAW NOW IN EFFECT | FROM GOOD ROADS BONDS JOGGLE FACTS
To Insure fiosd Construction Investigation Ey Government bounties Gutr. dsoi Multnomah
Autoinobilists Should Vote j ^ 0ws Such Expenditures
Will Receive Wore Than
For Road Bonds.
In an effort io turn the voters of
h T , i t ,gatlon, conduoted by the
Unke<1 stat.-s D n,artmPnt of Agricul- Benton, Lana, Linn and Marlon Coun
tur . prove concluaively that good ties against the road bond bill, C. E.
roft„ 8 lncreMe achool attendanc0i ,m. Spence, Master of the Grange, is mak
prove aoclal conditions and enlarge ing the unfounded assertion that none
busin6ill transactions, while the sell- of the money raised from the bonds
prlce of t,llablft farl)1 ,and Jncreas- will be excpndcd on roads in the W il
n o n than lhe total cost of the lm. lamette Valley south of Multnomah
DlicugalnB , he«e sub County; that all of the money contrib-
j4,ctB U e Wet.kly NeWB Letter( pub. ' uted by Willamette Valley counties in
lUht.d Ly the Dt.partnient oi Agrlcul- 1 automobile licenses and in taxes from
j the quarter mill Btate road tax will be
|urt. had the folicwlnii
“ a lb per cent increase in the pro- ! required and will be expended in coni-
portlon of the ava)lab|e children ab I pleting the Columbia River Highway.
The plain facts arc-:
tending schools took place following
1st.— Reliable engineering estimates
construction of good roads In eight
counties studied by the Office of Pub- secured by the Highway Commission
llc Roads and Rural Engineering of agree that $1,750,000 will complete the
the Department. The improvement in | Columbia River Highway from Astoria
roads was followed also in several of I to The Dalles.
the counties, the report shows, by con- j 2nd.— Multnomah County pays 37V»
aolldation of a number of tbe little | per cent of the state tax and 40 per
one-room schools Into graded schools, ! cent of tbe automobile license fees but
which give the pupils better education ; under tbe highway plan embraced iu
al advantages; by a development of j the road bond bill not one cent of the
various industries, and by social im money so paid w ill be expended In
provements due to easier intercourse. Multnomah County.
3rd.—Multnomah County will pay in
These improvements are related close
ly to Increases In land values and de automobile fees and state road tax ap
creases in hauling costs, effects also proximately $2,400,000 which is more
traced to the construction of Improved than sufficient to complete the Colum
The studies were made iu bia River Highway and leave a bal
Spottsylvania, Dinwiddle, Lee and ance of $650,000 to be applied on other
Wise Counties, Virginia; Franklin roads. These figures do not take into
County, New York; Dallas County, account the amounts that will be paid
Alabama; Lauderdale County, Missis j by Clatsop. Columbia. Hood River and
Wasco counties which will also be
slppi, and Manatee County, Florida.
"T o determ ineY. far as'po.sibl'e^lie available for completing the Columbia
exact dollars and cents effect on a Kiver H ,* hway- Th* ain(,unts Paid
county of the improvement of bad ' *Ilto
fund b> these count L 8 will
roads, specialists of the office of Pub- further reduce the amount of Mull no
lle Roads and Rural Engineering of “ * h County3 contribution to the Co-
the Department made economic sur lumbia River Highway and leave a *
veys in eight counties in each of the considerably larger sum than $650,000
to be applied on -the Pacific Highway
years from 1910 to 1915, Inclusive.
"This study of the Increase in the and other roads contemplated iu the
vnlues of farm lands In the eight coun road bond bill.
4th.— Not one cent of the money
ties reveals the rather interesting fact
by,counties of the state, other
that following the improvement of the
main market roads the increase in the than that contributed by Multnomah,
selling price of tillable farm lands Clatsop, Columbia, Wasco and Hood
served by the .roads has amounted to River counties, will be required to
from one to three times the total cost complete the Columbia River Highway
of the improvements. The increase in and tho other roads outside of the
Within the last few days it has de j vnlues in tlioee Instances wtiich were
5th.— In other words, under the $6,-
veloped that some of the largest in | recorded ranged from 63 per cent to
OOtl.OOO road bond plan, Multnomah
t e r e s l s of Oregon are opposing the
from 68 to 194 per cent in Dinwiddle County automobile owners and tax
road bonding act.
Va.; from 70 to 80 per cent in Lee payers will not only pay sufficient
Their fear is that construction oi
funds to complete the Columbia River
highways will withdraw from the Co., Va.; 25 to 100 in Wise Co., Va.;
Highway but will also contribute to
labor market men who will be needed
the fund that will be expended on the
for other occupations incident to war 100 In Dallas Co., Ala.; 23 to 50 in
Pacific Highway and other roads in
the Willamette Valley and iu other sec
Without questioning either the pa !
Manatee Co., Ha. lhe sat 1 mates
tions of the state.
trlotlsm or the wisdom of their atti- 1 of increase were bnsed for the most
tude, there is no doubt but tHut it will part upon the territory within a dts
have a big Influence in reducing the lance of one mile on eueh side of the SU PPO RT ROAD BONDS
AND GET CONSTRUCTION
vote of tile roud bonds.
It Is therefore squarely up to the
I f the bond issue fails to carry ($6.-
progressive citizens of Oregon who Department of Agriculture disclosed
006.000 road bond b ill), let us ask our
wunt roud» improved to use every
selves w hat is going to become of I lie
atom of their energy to bring out the an increase of more than 250 per cent
quarter-mill tax that we are going to
vote ut the special election June 4.—
pay anyway? What is going to be
bridges in the United States.
La Gruude Observer.
come of the auto liciyise tax that the
autoists are going to pay anyway? We
Tills happen« d righi in Portland. A W H Y EVERY COUNTY
talk about feariug the funds derived
householder telephoned a fuel com
from the bonds will be inequitably dis
pany to send tiiin u load of oak wood.
tributed, what better off will we be
The prospective customer was inform
equitable distribution of the
ed that tbe dealer did not have any every voter In every county in the road money if we vote down the
su< h wood on build and would not be
bonds? Where will it go? Under the
ublc to till tlie order until the roads should vote for the $6.000,000 roud bonding bill we are assured that if
had "dried up" so that the farmer
Multnomah County has paved her the county prepares its grade that
could haul it to town. Is It uot aboui
The $6,000,000 paving fund will that designated road wid be hard-sur
time. Mr. Farmer, Oregon was getting
outside of Multnomah faced. I f the bonds lose, we aren’t as-
Into the road building business on a
County pays 40 •ured of anything but continued bad
practical and result-producing basis?
license and roads, continued mud and continued
Sudi a plun of road building is pro
the quarter mill state road tax. which financial loss iu consequence.—Corval
posed III the $6,000.000 road bond bill
mentis she will pay 40 per cent of the lis Gazette.
on which tin* people will iole ai tile
$‘ 1 , 000.000 bonds Her contribution to
special election June 4th.
Milwaukie Grange at its Inst meet
the other countim for roads will l><
ing revoked its action of a month ago.
Your county will get more bark when resolutions were adopted oppos
* front these bonds than It will cuntrib ing the $6,000.000 road bond bill, and
♦ SOME REASONS FOR
adopted another set of resolutions ap
FAVORING ROAD BONDS
proving the bonds aa "a step in the
line of progress." Opposition to the
W IL L BE NO CHANCE
Not* "Y e s " iiu the $6.000.1*60
proposed bond issue is being rapidly
TO JUGGLE THE CICS
♦ road bond bill at tho special
dispelled as the voters study the meas
♦ election June 4ih.
The State Highway Commission has ure and acquaint themselves with its
Because Oregon needs good
formulat'd a general poliey in lhe mat
ler of letting coat rads for road work
Because a dollar's worth cf
In cooperation with the counties ac
Californians have found born!» fot
♦ road is assured from every dol
contemplated In the $6.000.000 road road building a profitable investment.!
bond bill. It has been decided tha- Six years ago, by a bare majority, they
Because every favorable vote
the Commission sitting with the eour
voted bonds to the amount of $18,000.-
♦ is a vote to help pull Oregon
ty court will let the contracts in th* 000 for road construction. Last Fall
♦ out of the mild.
county In which the work is to be by a 4 to 1 rote they authorised a
Because the state is now
done. All bids are to be reeeived on further issue of $15.000.000 for th e :
♦ spending $4.000.000 annually
the day of award from the bidders or const ruction of more roads. Evidently j
♦ without getting adequate re
•gems directly on the day of opening they were entirely satisfied with their
•nd read in the presence of the bid initial investment. Pretty good argu
Because all sections of the
ders. The object aimed at is to p r* tuent for supporting the $6,000.000!
♦ state will benefit directly from
elude any charge of the bids having road bond bill In Oregon at the June
♦ the roads to be constructed
been tampered with.
Because good roads increase
♦ real estate values Ixrih in the
Tbe people of Orecon have reason
Owners of automobiles will be re
♦ city and throughout the state.
quired to pay the increased license to congratulate themselves upon the
Because proposed bond issue
fee whether the road bond bill passes selection of Herbert Nunn as State
♦ will provide good roads at no
or not. On the other hand. If the road Hi ghway Engineer bj the new High
♦ greater coat than state te n o «
bonds are voted at the June election, wray Commission. No better appoint
♦ paying (or poor ones.
a real start will be assured in giving ment could have been made. His »•
to the state a system of permanent lection happily eliminated the possibil
WILL NOT BE INCREASED.
highways constructed from autemo •ty that an unlit appointment might
bile license Pees and without lucre** be mad- through politic*) favoritism
♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
—Coquille Scat it: el.
tag U»« geueial tax.
Many automobile owners are of the
opinion that the law increasing the
Jlcense on motor vehicles is included
and made a part of the 16.000.000 road
bond bilL In this they are wrong.
The automobile license was doubled
in the motor vehicle law which was
euacted by the last Legislature. It is
now a law. lhe increased automobile
license will be in effect and will be
collected regardless of whether or not
tbe road bond bill is approved by the
voters at tbe June election.
Kurt lu r mu re, the motor vehicle law
contaitia a provision that the money
raised from automobile licenses shall
be available for road construction uu-
der tbe plan outlined in the $6,000,000
road bond bill if tbe bond bill carries,
In other words, if the road bond bill
la defeated, the automobile license
money may be used for other purposes,
I f the road bonds are approved, the
automobile owner bus the positive as
surance that the money derived from
tbe increased automobile licenses will
he expended in building good roads.
owner will have to pay the increased
license any way, regardless of the fate
ut the $6,000,000 road bond bill.
A vote for the road bond bill by the
automobile owner is a vote for the
expenditure of tfie automobile license
money, which has to be paid anyway,
in building u system of state-wide per
manent highways as outlined in the
road bond bill.
In voting for the road bond bill, the
automobile owner will simply pave the
way for the expenditure of license
money that he will be required to pay,
in building serviceable hard-surfui ■ d
roads in all sections of the state.
Every automobile owner Is directly
and personally Interested In the road
bond bill. In voting for that measure
be will merely be asking that the
money he will be required to pay any
way shall be spent in building roads.
The uutomoblle owner has everything
to gain and nothing to lost' by voting
for the road bonds.
H* Was Grateful.
Buttermau—While my daughter was
1 playing tbe piano last uight a strange
man stopped at the door and asked to
be alio wed to gi' e her half a sovereign.
T hus . C oatks . P mssidknt .
1 Silversldes—Was he such an ardent
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! music lover? Butterman—No; he said
OF Tn.CAMOOK COUNTY. OREGON.
it, waa merely a thunk offering because
be didn't live next door to us.” —Lou T IL L A M O O K C IT Y .
Tillamook Abstracting Co.
T .H. G0YNE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Tho Best Antiseptic
Opp. Court House,
F. R. BEALS
Lyseptic is completely eoluable in
water. A teaspoon full to one quart of
water ¡»-the average strength to be used
for antiseptic, germicide, deodorants,
wounds, cuts, nail puncture*, mange,
Write for Literature,
hoof rot, mud fever, lice, fleas, dandruff,
shampoo, being of a soapy nature proves T IL L A M O O K .
very effective for washing the animals’
and stable utencils, and if used in gen
eral, improves stable conditions, infect
ion, among cattle, abortion, foul dis
charge and externally to prevent the
spread of diseases.
CHAS. I. CLOUGH,
Reliable Druggist, Tillamook, Ore.
A. C. EVERSON .
An advertisement this
size in the Cloverdale
Courier at only 35c ttie
Don’ t let t lie
door hinges of your busi
ness place get rustv for
the want of a little adver
Money to Loan
See me for re a lty deals.
Tillamook Undertaking Co.
R. N. H E N K E L , Proprietor.
Night and Day calls
I Next Door h> Jones Knudson Furniture
T IL L A M O O K .
The Todd Hotel
Office Ground Floor
Bell Phone 53-.I
P. O. Box 147
W ith Rollie Watson
L. S. HUSHBECK, Proprietor.
Abstracts on Short Notice
Dining Room run on Family Style
PACIFIC ABSTRACT CO.
L. V. E B E R H A R D , Manager.
Rooms 50 and 75 Cents, Special
Rates by the W eek.
Complete Set of Abstracts of the Records
of Tillamook Couutv, Oregon.
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Taylor RealEstate Agency
Fifty acres of up land, close to Clover
dale, practically ail cleared and fenced,
no buildings, at $100 per acre. I f you
have a small amount of money to pay
down 1 will help you m ake the first
One hundred and sixty acres near
Meda at $25 an acre. Five cows and
some young stock on this place that will
be thrown in. A small cash payment
down will secure this place. Might
consider a trade on part of the principal.
This place for sale or rent.
Five hundred dollars down will liuy
the nw ’4 of the se '4 anil the n % of
the sw *4 of section 3, and the e
the se la section 4, town 5 south, range
10 west. I can rent you this place, if
You want it, at a very leasonahle price.
W hat have yon to trade for lfiO acres,
the old Schaler place. W ill consider
eastern or Canada property. Tell us
what you have and keep the ball roll-
The John Weiss saw mill, the or.e
that makes money every time the wheel
goes round. Let us explain the terms
and price on this money-maker.
W e have a residence propertv at Pa
cific City that can be bought for half
cash, balance to suit purchaser. You
know that Pacific City will some dav l»e
the ideal summer resort and that prop
erty w ill he higher. Why not buy now-
while there is a chance for an invest
Buying, selling or trading real estate
and business enterprises our big hold.
We have realty from Timber to Nesko- •
win and business enterprises scattered
along the war. that can lie bought
Find ns if you are in the market
and if you are not in the market for
some of the snaps I have, get in. A tip
that’s worth taking.
Taylor Real Estate Agency