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Hiihi vs. Grove
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Hiihi vs. Grove
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The Leader in Its Field
HILLSBORO, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29. 1928
In Big Battle
Favorites in the
Pay Honors to
On Utilitie» Low
Hare in Hall of Fame
Farm Values Reduced
Mr. Plummer Speaker
Youth Run» S5 Yard» to Bring
Cutting Off of Timber Land»
Boys and Girls Termed Great'
Victory to Team When
and Farm Decreaae* Make
est Asset of County; Bud
get Item Favored
Hiihi han had a more successful
season than their opponent*, but
’nothing matter* and all defeats are
put aside if a Thanksgiving day vic
tory is scored.
High school rooters held a rully
down town Wednesday evening and
climaxed the evening with a huge
Imnflre nt the new high school.
The nnrne of John Hare was writ
ten permanent ly in the Hiihi ball
of fame Saturday when he returned
from Vancouver. Wa»h.. a* the hero
of the day. With his team truihng
6 to 0 he made an end run from
a punt formation play and ran N5
yard* for a touchdown. Hare play-
<•<1 the game of his life and will
big gun on defense a* well,
Fail to Score
After failing to score in the ■ first
chances, the blue and white squad
was barked 55 yard down the fichi
in the second period while the trap
pers went over f«»r their score.
The game was feature«! by pass
ing, Vancouver completing six out
of '20 attempts and Hillsboro seven
out of 19 try*. On a whole Hiihi
had the better team, making more
first downs than their heavier op
The lineup was-as follow*: Fror-
man, re; Chase, rt; I'MtterMon, rie;
Bagley, c; Dinsmore, Ig; Paulry, It;
Hare, le; Rar, qb; M. Johnston, lb;
Blazer, rh; II. Johnston, fb. Substi
tutes: Rushlow for II. Johnson, J.
Delplanchc for Hare, Rogers for
($ablr for Dinsmore,
Tongue for Rogers, Hill for 1 Free-
Church Benefit Is
Th«1 Methodist Episcopal church
benefit nt the Venetian theater on
Thursday night wax attended by
800 person», and materially reduced
the church debt.
There were fifty
entertainer», including Chief of Po
lice I.. V. Jenkin», police quartet,
firemen'» bund mid the Portlmid
Ad club quartet. The entertainer»
were at their beat and a splendid
concert wax given.
The church la very appreciative
of the support which madu the
event a financial success.
The women of the church served
a »upper to the entertainer», in the
church basement, after the concert.
Other gue-tx were Mr. mid Mrs.
Orange Phelps mid Fire Chief and
Mrs. Walter TeWs. Chief of Police
and Mrs. Freeman could not be
made by Chief Jenkins, Mr. Phelps,
Chief Tew» and Dr. Lockhart.
Schools at Bethany
More than 306 persons were pres
ent at the Sunday school conven
tion at the new Bethany Baptist
church Sunday. Talks were given
by Rev. E. J. Schcidt of the Ger
man Reformed church. Rev. George
Prntt of'Orenco, and Rev. William
Graf of the Baptist church. Rev.
Dickman was quarantined for small
pox and unable to be present. John
Croeni, and Henry Kuratli who is
president of the .Sunday school dis-
trict, gave talks.
Musical numbers included a mixed
choir, male quartet, mixed quartet,
orchestra music and a zither solo.
Famous Lecturer Is
Heard Here by Many
a n d
progress," was the subject of an
address by Peter W. Collins, inter
nationally known lecturer, before
more than 250 persons In the Com
mercial hnll here Friday night. The
talk was given under the auspices
of Hillsboro Council, Knights of Co
He made an appeal to good citi
zenship to realize the danger that
is threatening the world under the
name of communism.
urged that there be no substitution
for our present institutions.
A marked decrease in the assess
ed valuation of Washington county
is shown by the figures given out
Friday by Earl Fisher, state tax
commissioner. The valuation of the
county including utilities in 1927
was »27,836,052.15 as compared
with the latest figures of $26,966,-
162.97 or a loss of »870,489.18, or
in other words a greater burden on
the smaller assessed valuation be
Hazel Blades and Juanita Kerr, Hillsboro girls, guests of honor at
cause so much taxes have to be
C. D. Minton, chairman, termed them good losers as well
need more than ever the ubility to find con
tentment. Contentment in peculiarly a condition
of home life, and it is therefore, through the fam
ily dinner that Thanksgiving can so aptly be ex
pressed. In the savory steam from the turkey, in
the tart appetizement of the cranberry, and in the
reverie of the hour afterward, let us contemplate
the real pigment of happiness. Let us, in short,
bow our heads to the triumph of Home, where all
happiness must begin and endure. Home—the in
spiration of Plymouth Kock.
Reduce Farm Value*
decrease came in the
values outside of corporations, due
to cutting off of timber lands and
to reduction» on farm land. This
valuation last year was »24,853,620
as compared with $24,026,640 this
The value of utilities last
year was »2,983,032.15, decreased
to »2.93:1.522.97, or a T om of $43,-
From 1926 to 1927 utilities
took a gain of »65,785.
Values as given out by Assensor
W. F. Boley ar" as follows: Trac
tors, »192,510; ‘ horaes, »143,180;
«s i ,o i v,
$54.485; sheep, »17,810;
goats. $3.225; swine, »17,945; poul
try, $34,280; foxes, »11,550; bees,
»3.835; implements, »19,570; mer
chandise, »420,130; stationary en
gines, »511,910; gasoline engines,
$810; office fixtures, $72,490; li
braries, »1,850; money, $810; notes
and accounts. »58,840; cars, »2,680,
and »hares of stock, »73,450.
The number of animals are as
follows -Horses, 3,734; mules, 95;
cows, 13,056; sheep, 3,968; goats,
873; swine, 2,167, and foxes, 159.
Throughout the state public utili
ties increased »5,000,000.
valuations shriveled »2,084,277.
Boy Scout Honor
Court a Feature
On Next Tuesday
The automobile license fee reduc
tion was discussed at the meeting
of the Hillsboro Rotary club Thurs-
day by Ray Conway of the Oregon
state Motor association. Mayor M.
P. Cady was chairman of the pro-
Promi»« I* Made
The first Boy Scout court of
honor in the new court house will
la- held next Tuesday evening and
will be made a special feature, ac-
cording to R. Frank Peters, chair-
man of the court,
It is expected that the American
Legion, the Rotary,
Pythias, and Cornelius troops will
all have a number of boys ready
for the court, A special invitation
is extended to the members of the
wives and their friends to attend
Pictures of the winter camp will
Mr. Conway called attention to
The promise that had come out of
the last political campaign, that of
reducing the automobile license fees.
Three plans were being considered
by the legislative committee, a cut
in the license fee and increase on
the gas tax, a marked decrease on
the fees of used cars, and lastly a
cut of 30 per cent in the license
fees and bond to the limit, which
would be $8,000,000, to finish the
present highway system. The latter
plan, he said, would have had much
C onsiderable interest
opposition a few months airo, but,
now it is receiving the active sup- shown in the Washington county
port of good roads men throughouti fiddlers’ contest at the Venetian
theater this week.
The event is
' being sponsored by the theater man-
The speaker pointed out
many sections of the state had been agement, nnd the Hillsboro mer-
paying into the state highway fund chants, who are giving valuable
without receiving any work.
be held at the
bonding plan, he said, would enable
the whole state to secure the roads theater
will be about
and they would be of great value
E<1 Alexander of Cornelius
in the development of the country. 8:30.
won first Sunday night, Calvin Whit
California and Washington have' more of Laurel placed ahead Mon
lower license fees, according to the day night, and Frank Clark of Hills
speaker, who brought out the point, boro won first place Tuesday.
however, that automobiles in those
First prize in the finals is a sil
states were on the personal prop ver loving cup given by J. L. Ander
erty roll. He said that a car cost son, jeweler, and $15 in cash by the
more in the first five years in Venetian. Second prize is a Tele-
Washington than it does in Oregon. chron electric clock given by the
All Into Construction
i K. A. Price Music and Electric com
The Venetian gives $5, in
Mr. Conway explained that all the pany.
money from license fees and gas cash for third, and $2.50 for the
tax went into road construction. fourth prize.
F. M. Herrington, one of Henry
The three-cent gas tax is expended
by the highway department as well Ford’s old-time fiddlers and United
ns 75 per cent ,,f the license, the | States champion, who has been at
other 25 per cent going to the coun i the theater since Sunday, will play
ties for road work.
That 4,392 ' again this evening.
miles of road are on the system and
that 3,500 have been completed,
wa» the statement made by Mr.
Conway. A hundred and ten mil
lions have been spent, part from
the federal government nnd some
from the various counties in co
He said that some motorists were
Banks, Nov. 28.—Mrs. Mary Gray,
now paying more on old cars than
supreme chancellor, of Portland,
the enr would bring in a sale.
The problem, he stnted, wns to wns the principal speaker at the
keep faith with the people and make Willamette Valley district conven
an honest effort to revise the pres tion of the R. N. A. which was held
ent license fees nnd provide for here last Friday.
payment nt a time when the car
lodges were present: Marguerite,
owner will be more able to pay.
Oregon Rose nnd Hnzeldell of Port
land, Magnolia of I.ents, Hailey of
Dr. W. IL Pnsley was in charge St. Johns, Golden Glow of Beaver
of the five-minute program.
Dr. ton. nnd Rosewood of Forest Grove.
Pasley on the violin and Frank Visitors were also present from Cor
Clark on the dulcimer played some vallis, Salem, Aberdeen, Wash., and
Each visiting lodge
’ ‘ 1 a number for the pro
The footbnll tenm
high , " furnished
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111 1. be — entertained
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n tn Rose lodge of Banks put
the ' <rriim
luncheon next Thursday. The play on the flower drill in the evening,
ers will vote on the player that was which was a very beautiful and im
the greatest inspiration to them pressive ceremony. They also gave
the play, "School Day.” /
during the season.
R. Frank Peters will speak before members attended and four new
the Forest Grove club next Wednes
Hillsboro put on the initiation
work in the afternoon for the school
The session next
X«r will be hold with Marguerite
camp of Portlnnd.
Officers named are as follows:
Mrs. Eva Flynn, Portland, presi-
dent; Mrs. A. N. Jola, Lents, vice
president; Mrs. Fred Bovee, Banks.
Real estate sales in Washington chancellor; Mrs. Elizabeth Glawe,
county, according to figures pub Portland, secretary-treasurer; Mrs.
lished by the Oregon Voter, totaled Claud I.yda, Banks, marshal; Mr»,
$388,380 for 1928, “
The number of Classen, Beaverton, assistant mar-
sales was 131 and the assessed val- shal; Mrs. Wynn, Portland, inner
nation of the land sold was $134,- sentinel; Mrs. W. F. Lormor, Hills-
590 or a ratio of 34.65. Real es- boro, outer sentinel, and Mrs. Aus-
tate sold in Oregon has brought a tin, Beaverton, flag bearer.
price equni to 232 per cent of its Victor Batchelar of Hillsboro is past
assessed value during the last year. president.
The angling season closes Friday,
although 10 inch fish may be caught
in coast streams in
throughout the winter, according to
V. F. McFarland, deputy state game
warden for Washington ami Yamhill
counties, who was here Wednesday.
The bass season also continues (lur
ing the winter.
The beaver trapping season opens
December 1 and closes in February.
At Forest Grove
An all day dairy school will be
held in the rooms of the Forest
Grove chamber of commerce on
next Thursday, according to an an
nouncement made by O. T. Mc
Whorter, county agent.
The contagious diseases of dairy
cattle and their control will be dis
cussed at 10 a. m. by Dr. C. R.
Donham of the veterinary depart
ment at the state college. At 11
Mr. McWhorter will talk on some
Washington county dairy problems
and at 11:15 N. C. Jamison, dairy
specialist at the college, will discuss
mineral requirements of the dairy
R. M. Adams, Smith-Hughes in
structor at Forest Grove is to talk
at 1:15 p. m. on Smith-Hughes work
The care of the dairy herd sire
will be discussed at 1:30 by Dr. W.
B. Coon of Forest Grove and Dr.
Donham will talk about sterility in
dairy females at 2:15.
Hazel Blades, 12, and Juanita
Kerr, 13, Hillsboro baking club
members, were honored at the cham
ber of commerce luncheon Monday
for winning the state championship
in baking at the state fair in Salem
in competition with 21 other teams,
and for coming within a half point
of winning the northwest honors at
the Pacific International Livestock
show in Portland this month.
The angel cake served with the
ice cream was baked by Miss Blades
and the sentiment at the table was
that the girls were true champions.
Faith in the country coming back
to its former position through boys’
and girls’ club work, was expressed
by O. M. Plummer, manager of the
Pacific International, who was in
troduced by C. D. Minton of the
fair board as the man who ha3 done
more for club work than any other
person. Mr. Plummer paid tribute
to the faithful leaders and other»
that are responsible for promoting
this work throughout the country,
The speaker said that club work
put constructive ideas along the
lines of "Make the best better,” in
the minds of children at the plastic
age, and created an honesty of pur
pose that makes for good citizen
A bootleggers’ convention for
Hillsboro, provided enough could be
found that were not broke, was
promised Hillsboro business men at
the chamber of commerce meeting
Monday b^ F. A. Hazeltine, federal I
that even under the ordinary judge
the average bootlegger was broke
by his fine and attorney’s fees, and
The boys and girls of the county
he doubted if he would get his were classified as the county’s big
usual percentage here on account gest asset, and Mr. Plummer urged
of the penalties assessed by Judge the adoption of the »900 item in
George R. Bagley.
the budget for an assistant county
Mr. Hazeltine also praised Sheriff agent, half of whose time is to be
J. E. Reeves for his unusual effi- j devoted to club work in co-opera
ciency and activity, by which the tion with the other officials of the
liquor law fines pay the expenses county.
The federal government
of his office and the circuit court.
pays the salary of approximately
The Oregon law is much superior »2,500, and all the county has to
to the Volstead act, according to do is to pay the expenses.
Mr. Hazeltine, who says the penal Plummer said that nothing could be
ties under the state law are more cultivated that would reflect as
severe and the revenue stays at much credit and prestige to the
county as our boys and girls.
| Mr. Hazeltine’s errand is to look
He called attention to the na
up all the liquor law violators, con tional honors won by Oregon boys,
victed ducing the past five years, the most recent being Edward
and if they have property to exact Grimes of Harrisburg. Oregon, he
drastic penalties under some old said, was recognized as doing the
I revenue acts.
: best club work in the nation.
The heads of Hillsboro business j “For instance one of these old
Big Men in Work
institutions will be the guests of laws requires any deal in liouor to
More than 700,000 boys arfd girls
the American Legion at the annual pay a $25 tax,” he said. “It is in are taking part
business men's banquet at the Ray- no sense a license, but just a tax, throughout the country, according
Maling cannery next Monday eve and entitles the dealer to nothing. to Mr. Plummer, who said that
That tax can still be collected, the many of the biggest men in the
The activities committee. J. H. supreme court holds, and if the country were active and giving their
H. L. MacKenzie
and dealer does not pay he can be fined ■ time to stimulate this work.
Henry Kanina, are in charge of ar as much as $2,000.
Mr. Minton introduced the two
In the fame I
rangements and are anticipating an way distillers used to pay a tax of baking club girls and Mrs. Thomp
attendance of 200 business men and I $100 and a moonshiner is supposed son. their leader. Mrs. L. L. Lee,
Entertainment feat to pay the tax, but is not likely another club leader, was also intro
ures. including singing and dancing, to, and is liable to a fine of $1,000. duced.
start at 9 p. m. Kenneth Cooper, Then if he colors the ‘white mule’
J. G. Oliver, vice-president of
head of the veterans' bureau in to make it look like whisky he is ' Willamette university, who was in
Portland, will be the» speaker, ac a rectifier and is liable for $500 for troduced by Rev. E. B. Lockhart,
cording to an announcement made not having paid the rectifier’s tax. said the right kind of education was
by Commander W. H. Dierdorff at Then for every gallon of booze worth much more than a »50,000
the post meeting Tuesday evening. there is a tax of $6.40. The home : cash inheritance.
Archie Bryant will be chief chef I brewer also gets his and for not
A dinner given for the benefit of
for the occasion.
1 paying the brewer’s tax of $50 he club work will be put on in the
The legion also voted to put on is liable for $500.
grange hall December 5.
a carnival dance at the auditorium
President R. W. Weil announced
“The responsible violators are
New Year’s eve.
listed by Hazeltine with U. S. At the annual chamber
torney J. O. Johnson in Portland, Christmas banquet for December 17.
The luncheon program Monday
who will in due time invite them
to meet him here to make offers in will be in charge of the Business
and Professional Women’s club and
compromise of these penalties.
“The ‘heads’ and ‘tails,’ the first Miss Manche Langley, Forest Grove
and last runs on the still, are not attorney, will speak. Miss Mildred
thrown away, and consequently the McLeod will be chairman.
Forest Grove, Nov. 28.—David | moonshine is dangerous poison. If
Storey of Forest Grove is the owner the consumers could see how filthy
of St. Mawes’ Rinda Maid, a pure are the conditions under which it is
bred Jersey cow which has qualified | made they would never touch it.
for a silver medal by producing Then there is the danger of wood
599.72 pounds of butterfat and 10,- alcohol producing blindness."
787 pounds of milk in 305 days. '
Mr. Hazeltine found in the per
The MacKenzie Motor company
Maid was started on this test when
sons of Rev. E. B. Lockhart of this of Hillsboro has been awarded the
she was four years of age. and she [
city, and J. E. Lewton of Forest contract for the delivery of twelve
qualified for the 50-pound list in
every complete month of the test, Grove comrades in the Y. M. C. A. 1-ton Ford trucks to the state high
service overseas. He also found in
reaching as high as 70.89 pounds of L. A. Long, formerly of the Argus, way commission. Delivery is to be
made at the rate of four a week,
fat in her best month,
a former contemporary in the news
averaged 5.56 per cent butterfat paper business in Pacific county, j The price paid was the same as
anyone in Washington county would
for the ten months and she was Washington.
I have to pay.
with calf for 199 days of this time.
St. Mawes’ Rinda Maid is by
Boise’s Olga I.a3. and out of Luc-
kiamute’s Daisy Ann, a cow which
qualified for a silver medal as a
For November Business Men
To Be Guests
The November term of court was
officially opened Monday in the new
circuit court room by Judge George
R. Bagley. The new jury reported
and the grand jury, as drawn, in
cludes Roy 11. Jaquith. Frank A.
Bert A. _ 1 Barber.
Leedy, Paul J. Beck, William Clark
and IL H. Armfield. Mr. Leedy was
The jurors were excused until
James Fulry was Thursday sen-
tenced in circuit court by Judge
George R. Bagley to serve three
years in the state prison on a bur
glary charge. Fulry was caught in
the McDonald home at Tigardville.
A grand jury indictment was
waived by Chester Frost, who was
committed to the state training
school until he reached the age of
Harry Mann withdrew
his plea of not guilty and pleaded
guilty to a larceny count, He was
sentenced to serve 60 days. Frank
Patterson on liquor charges was
given three separate sentences of
$500 and six months.
Albert J. Evers and Ray Vande-
hey on Saturday withdrew their
pleas of not guilty and pleaded
guilty to two liquor indictments
each. They received $500 fines and
six months’ jail term on each indict
ment and were paroled for $500
Victor Melteheke was fined
$100 when he pleaded guilty and
was paroled for $50,
Harris was paroled for $25.
R. Bagley will hold
court in Tillamook from December
2 to 11, according to the trial cal-
Orders were given in the follow
ing cases: Albert G. Dickenson et
al vs. Edward Ansorge et al; A. W.
Kilburg vs. John Stickel; H. M.
Bright vs. Hazel Bright; State In-
dustrial Accident Commission vs.
Oliver H. Altree; George L. New-
man vs. Charles L. Brownhill et ux.
William O’Hara and H. W. Briggs
waived grand jury indictments in
court Tuesday nnd were each given
the usual $500 and six months, but
the parole of each was set at $500.
Ray Delsnmu withdrew his plea of
not guilty on two counts. ~ Roy
Moore was fined $250 and paroled
C. M. McLellan and Archie Mc-
Kenzie waived grand jury indict-
ments on liquor charges in court
McLellan was given the
regular $500 nnd six months, and
was paroled for $150.
was fined $500 nnd was given a six
months’ term on the first count and
a $100 fine on the second, and then
paroled for $200.
A fine of $500 and n six months'
term were given L. L. Lee Wednes
day, and then paroled for $250.
With Banks Lodge
Angling Season Is
Data on Sales Real
Ending on Friday
Local Girls Honored at Luncheon
The Imrt game of the 1928 foot-
ball Mason in being played on the
high school athletic field, starting at
when th»* Hillsboro union high school
eleven mertM their traditional rivals,
W. R. C. Sponsors
Play on December 12
The W. R. C. and G. A. R. will
sponsor a play, “The I’atsy," to be
given at the Venetian theater on
Mrs. Stannard 1s directing the play,
and a good cast has been chosen.
Cow Qualifies In
Silver Medal Class
Present Shoiv at
M. E. Church Next
Change in County Road System Advocated
By W. T. Putman of Farmington; All Roads
In County Should Be Under the One Head
|make any well ordered plan of road
A few months ago I wrote you work impossible, would be elimin-
suggesting a change in the manage ated.
ment of our roads, that the funds
An example of just this kind has
be administered by a central au occurred in this neighborhood with
thority, an engineer having juris in the past few days. District No.
The Junior bible class of the diction over all the roads in the 3, in which I live, held its road
Methodist Episcopal church will pre county, and acting under the direc meeting on November 2. The road
sent “The Barnesville Choir Spruces tion of the county court, instead of boss presented us with a budget
Up,” a threc-act comedy, at the ¡the road bosses of the various dis- totaling
_ 10 mills, r apportioned
church next Wednesday.
tricts, and the funds to be raised i the various roads in the district, 2
In the first act more interest is I by a flat rate on all taxable prop- mills to this, 1 to that, half a mill
shown in gossiping and in nagging erty instead of a variable rate as-1 to another, and so on. He was able
at each other than in the welfare of sessed by the freeholders of each j to do this because his work enabled
the choir. Tn the second act the district.
| him to know the needs of the va-
choir gets down to business and
The theory of this plan is that [ rious roads. The budget was then
shows a big improvement, while the one man having all the roads of the thrown open to discussion and with
third act is given over to a program county under his direct supervision the shifting of a fraction of a mill
of solos, quartets, readings and in has a more comprehensive knowl- from one road to another to enable
I edge of the needs of the county a farmer on an outlying road to get
The cast, in order of their ap than a large number of local road his milk out in the winter, the bud
pearance. includes George Wood bosses, as many as there are dis get was accepted, a vote was called
worth. Mrs. HenijR Stnsek, Mrs. Da tricts, and a better knowledge of and the budget voted as amended
vid Sanders, Miss Leota Regnier, costs, methods of work, etc. Con with but two dissenting votes out
Mrs. R. II. McAninch, J. N. Wiley, sequently he can get more for the of 39.
C. M. Kruchek, Miss Mary Shirley, money expended.
Compare this with what happen-
Mrs. L. E. Regnier, Mrs. E. B. vidual
, of unprogressive
citi- ed in district No. 6, north of us.
Lockhart, M. B. Bump and Mrs. E. zens, local jealousies,
of I am writing from Farmington,
(Continuol on r«»« rni
other factors, which at present