News of the Week – February 28-March 5

Oregon Spectator, March 5, 1846 ARDENT SPIRITS… The Question for debate, before the “Falls Association,” on Saturday evening the 7th inst., we understand, is – “Resolved, That the tendency of the law on Ardent Spirits, is productive of more evil than good, and ought to be repealed.” Doubtless an interesting debate will be had on…

February Foot Ball 1896

Oregon City Enterprise, February 14, 1896 The meeting of the literary society was called to order as usual by the president on Saturday evening last. The question for discussion was, Resolved, That football as played today, should be prohibited? The question was very equally discussed. The judges rendered their verdict in favor of the affirmative.…