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About The Hillsboro argus. (Hillsboro, Or.) 1895-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 20, 1928)
Just a Few Days Remain in Which to Buy Christmas Presents —Hillsboro Merchants Invite You Here
Christmas To All
Christinas To All
The Leader in Its
HILLSBORO, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20.
♦ ♦*♦ + + + ♦ + + ♦ + ♦
♦ Affair In Conjunction With
Annual Budget Meet
♦ Expect Many Visitors
+ Budget Total Well Within the
Six Per Cent Limitation
For Coming Year
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The annual county budget meet
EARLY COPY NEXT WEEK
Bend, Oregon ♦
Past Few Days
So many Hillsboro stores have
beautiful Christmas advertising win
dows that the judging committee is
having much difficulty in selecting
Mrs. T. S. Weatherred Taken
the winner of the Argus prize. Fur
ther time for the selection has been
After Long Illness
asked with the result that the win
ner will not be announced until next
Not only are the windows far su-
perior to previous year», but the
inside of the »tores are tastefully
decorated in tune with the season.
The Venetian theater ha» ereetd
Willis Ireland Dies Following
a large Christmas tree on the
marquee and it Is ready for lights.
Operation in Portland;
The lobby of the theater has an at
tractive Christinas decoration.
Three Well Known
The attractive windows may be
C. (». Reiter, who hiiN nerved
ing will be held in the circuit court section and they are full of ideas
city niMimgor nine«* the adoption of
Three persons, residents, of Hills
room at 10 a. in. Saturday and a for the Christmas shopper.
the buhinesM form of government in
boro and the county for many years,
dedication and inspection <it the new
1923, han been appointed the first
court house will be held in conjunc- .
were taken by death this week. Mrs.
city inmiMger of Bend and will leave
tion, according to present plan» of
next week to assume his new dutien.
T. S. Weatherred of Hillsboro died
the county court.
The new position means an advance
Monday evening, Mrs. Frank Kane
The many visitors from al! sec-
ment and u salary increase for Mr.
of near Cornelius was taken Tuesday
lions of the county will be shown
evening and Willis Ireland, former
through the new structure during
M ore Responsibility
ly of Hillsboro and later of Portland,
The city minager form of govern
died Tuesday morning.
Cnrlstmns trade in the Hillsboro of light refreshments to the visitors,
ment was adopted by the people of I
were well known here and prom
Bend al a recent e’^vtion and Mr. »tores is becoming greater with each
No Contest Likely
Washington county seed potatoes
Reiter was their choice for manager Micceeding day, according to local
The total amount of the budget to
train a group of applicants. His uc merchants, who are looking forward be voted on is $371,753.36, as com are of an unusually good quality
this year, stated D. C. Smith, who
Mrs. Tnomas Sumpter Weather
Crmc in starting the work here
red, 72, a resident of Hillsboro for
gained him much favorable comment tc Friday, Saturday and Monday as pare«! with $303,132.64 for last year. has completed the county field in
The six per cent limitation would spection for this year. The yield
48 years, died at the family home
throughout the state. His record a their peak days.
Monday evening after an illness
a business administrator had been
That their invitation issued through
of several weeks. Funeral services
considered of ths- hlghent. The chungc the Argus to the Christmu- buyer The budget committee includes J. A. which is due to the early frost and
Treat For All!
will be held this afternoon (Thurs
to a business administration was the* has born results is attested by the Thornburgh of Forest Grove. J. E. <iry weather.
day) at 2 p. m. from the Donelson
Morbnck of Sherwood and Thomas has the largest acreage of any other
resutl of a large favorable vote and
A contest, county in Oregon, and twice as many
and Sewell chapel and interment
Mr. Reiter takes office under favor increasing trade throughout the Connell of Hillsboro,
Santa Claus, who sent word
will be in the Odd Fellows cemetery.
week. The »tores will remain open such as occurred last year over the growers passing all field require-
Rev. Villers of the White Temple
Bend has three commissioners who Saturday and Monday evenings as county nurse, is not expected again ments, Mr, Smith stated.
Hillsboro with the good little
, in Portland will officiate.
The following is a list of Wash
elect a mayor from their own num an accommodation to people in the this year.
boys and girls of the county
her. The commission selects the city local trade area.
Miss Emilie Frances Taylor was
An increase of 1900 in the money ington county growers who have
Saturday, will give a bag of
manager and the municipal judge*.
■ born July 8, 1856, the daughter of
The stores are richly decorated in for boys' and girls’ club work allows passed both field inspections for cer-
candy to every one of his lit-
The city manager in turn has the tune with the yuletide season and for paying expenses of a man to act tifieil and
standard grades of seed
■Samuel Charlton and Mary Hodges
tie visitors through the cour
W. C. Christensen was Saturday
personal selection and appointment the attractive windows lire ever as club leader half time and assistant potatoe es for this year:
Taylor of Summer county, Tennessee.
tesy of the Hillsboro chamber
of the recorder, city attorney, trea present reminders that gift giving county agent half time. The salary Burbank
Dick, appointed by Judge George R. Bag-
I Her early education was received at
Hillsboro, Rt. 4; Fred H. Meyer,
surer, fire chief and police chief. time with its joys and sorrows in
Miss Launderdale's school for girls
of this man is to be paid by the fed Hillsboro, Rt. 3; L. E. Furrow, Hills- ley in circuit court to serve as re-
The distinguished northland
In other words the* city manager is here.
i at Castalian Springs, Tenn.
boro; E. L. Seiffert, Hillsboro, Rt.
in every sense responsible for the
visitor will make his headquar-
On May 16, 1880, she married
The Hillsboro Christmas trade in
The appropriation of this 2; L. M. Miller, Hillsboro, Rt. 2; pany pending the suit of the Com
proper functioning of the govern- vitation and Christmas greeting ia plan.
ters under the large decorated
, Sumpter Weatherred and they left
small amount for a full time man is Victor Boleen. Hillsboro Rt. 2; Wil-
the same day for Oregon.
issued by the following firms through considered a good business move as
liam Waibel, Hillsboro, Rt. 5; E. H. laundry for the foreclosure of a
yard and he will be there with
. lived for two years near the Tual
the Argus this week: Mrs. Chantier,
Smith, Hillsboro; Nutrnere Orchards, $4.850 mortgage, The state indus-
Mr. Reiter, u graduute of Penn I’lic Multioi, Hillsboro Ice Works, well ns a good investment.
a good word for the kiddies
atin Plains Presbyterian church,
(Rowell Brothers) Hillsboro, Rt. 2; trial accident commission is also su
sylvania Stale College, ha» been a Oregon Electric, Sanitary Beauty
moving then to Hillsboro where they
from 1 to 3 p. m.
David Beaudoin, Tigard, Rt. 1; ing the laundry for $92.05.
resident of Hillsboro for more than Shop. Shute Hank, Commercial Na
have resided ever since. She is sur-
Santa is looking forward to
Charles Schmidtlin, Vernonia; Earl
16 years, having served as Washing tional Bank. J. W. Copeland Yanis,
Give» Day» in Jail
i vived by her husband and four
his visit with the children of
Thompson (Smith-Hughes), Dilley;
ton county surveyor two terms and Hillsboro Concrete Brick A Tile
daughters, Florence, wife of Frank
A parole providing for 30 days in
Washington county, so all boys
S. T. Walters, Portland, Rt. 2; E.
as resident engineer for the state com pany, West Coast Telephone
H. Sholes of Cornelius; Lucy, wife
Stalder, Portland, Rt. 2; B. D. Graf,
highway rommi aion whan the high- company, Washington Savings A
of Lieutenant Commander Harding,
Portland, Rt. 3; H. R. Findley, Port
way to Portland was constructed, I-oan association, Rollins garage,
Wash.; Tennessee and
land, Rt. 2; Anton Evers, Forest usual sentence of $500
He is a veteran of the World war Hillsboro Radio A Electric company.
Eva, at home, and a grandson,
and waa active in American Legion Hillsboro Ice A Coal company, H.
Thomas Sholes^ A son, Robert, died
Grove; Glen Epler, Forest Grove; Vallis, C. H. Hood. Lou Boyd and
in 1912. T#‘o brothers, James W.
Kellington, Weil's, City Service Sta
William Binns pleaded not guilty.
Joy reigned supreme!
There is only one application so tion, MacKenxie Motor company. Im
Taylor, Gallatin, Tennessee, and Wil
The spirit of Christmas was very J. Valentine. Beaverton, Rt. 3; Roy
far for the post held by Mr. Reiter perial Feed A Grain company. Fir
J. H. Wilson withdrew his plea of
son W. Taylor, Cloverdale, also sur
and that has been made by George Grove Dairy, Muller's Greenhouse, much in the air as Hillsboro busi
not guilty to contributing to de
McGee, former county surveyor, who Portland Electric Power company, ness and professional men laid the strum. Beaverton. Rt. 2; Nutley Or-1 linquency of a minor and after re
When a young girl she became a
is nt present staying nt the home Ncwsham Floral company, Hillsboro cares and worry of their every day
ceiving a $1.000 fine and a year in
member of the Hopewell Baptist
of his father in luw, Frank Chalm Feed. Hill boro Garage, Main Street life aside to attend the annual strom, laurel; Roy H. Jaquith, Sher the county jail was paroled for $500
church at Castalian Springs.
ers of near Scliefflm.
Garage. Miller Mercantile company, chamber of commerce Christmas wood, Rt. 4; C. L. Johnson, Sher and costs of $150.
was a member of the Pythian Sisters
Nearly wood; H. P. Strickler, Sherwood;
Venetian Theater, Thrift Grocery, banquet Monday evening.
Orders were given in the follow
Names are being added each day * lodge (then Rathbone Sisters), when
Service Garage. Oregon Monument. 90 business men partook of the big John Strickler. (4H1, Sherwood, Rt.
Stella Armentrout vs. to the long list of homes which will1 it was first instituted in Hillsboro
Corwin Hardware, Jones Auto Top feed arranged under the direction 3; C. S. Hayn< s. Sherwood, Rt. 3; ing case«:
and was also a member of the Cof-
Shop. The Apple Inn, Abendroth, of Secretary and Mrs. Ed L. . Moore, Scott Haynes (4H) Sherwood, Rt. 3; D. R. Chenev; W. J. McCrendv et al look to the Christmas charity fund tee club when it was first organized.
Le ter Ireland A Company, Emmotts Dozens of them received presents Otto Brose. Sherwood, Rt. 3; Wil vs. Joe Steringe” et al; William E. for their Christmas cheer, according On account of ill health she had not
Peters. Sherwood, Rt. 3; John Haase et ux vs. John C. Long et ux.
Meat Market, Reynolds Cash Gro given by the various business in- liam
taken an active part in affairs out-
Strickler, Sherwood, Rt. 3; John
cery, Selfridge Bros. Furniture com stitutions.
The grand jury Tuesday reported I to Mrs. Harvey Batchelar who is act
William G. Hare made the pre- Fisher, Sherwood, Rt. 3; Itel Bros., in three true bills and then was al ing as chairman of the work for the side of her home for several years.
The estate of Mrs. Emily A. Car pany,
Sherwood, Rt. 5; Carl Brown, Cor-
W illis Ireland, 60, ex-county re
penter, who was fatally injured in Washington Water Service company, entation of Christmas gifts to Mrs. nelius, Rt.
Needlecraft club. All organizations
N. G. Johnson, Cor lowed to retire till January 10.
corder and banker here, died Tues
an automobile accident a few weeks Hill boro Transfer, ('. ('. Store. Homer Davis, Mrs. Sani Steinke and nelius. Rt. 2;
in the city are co-operating.
•> and llagg A Sons,
day morning at a Portland hospital
ago. has been admitted to probate Skaggs Safeway, Pool-Gardner Lum the Misses Opal Bctzer. Ellyn Watts,
Packages are being prepared for following a surgical operation. Fun
Mortenson Health Maudie Hoag, Mollie Roth and Er Reedville.
arid is valued at $40,006. She left ber company,
delivery Saturday afternoon by the eral services were held this morn
Standard Burbank growers are H.
I 1,000 in her will to the St. Vincent store. J. L. Anderson, Central Serv nestine Brown who serve at the
committee in charge, and all emerg ing at Finley’s chapel in Portland
Methodist Episcopal church ut Los ice Station, Suitatorium. Paines Auto regular Monday noon luncheons. The J. Valentine,
ency cases are being cared for as and interment was at the Tualatin
Angeles mid the same amount to the Top Shop, The Whatnot, Perfection presents were given in appreciation Frank Muhly, Cornelius, Rt. 2; Joe
soon as possible. Mrs. Batchelar Plains church cemetery under the
Furrer, Portland. Rt. 2; W. J.
Bakery, K. A. Price Music A Elec of their co-operation.
University of Southern California.
pointed out. With the use of the auspices of Tuality lodge of Masons
President R. W. Weil acted as Thompson, Rt. 2; C. L. Johnson,
The heirs are n son, L. R. Carpen tric company, and the Portland Gas
Rotarians' cars and the help of the here.
toastmaster and each member re Sherwood, and John Mulloy, Laurel.
ter of Forest Grove, and two daugh A Coke company.
The continuance of the market Boy Scouts every one on the list
sponded with a few brief words for
Netted Gems—Certified: H. ~ Iw. road plan with the millage tax as will be called on.
Ireland Former Official
ters, Mrs. Anna M. Biles of Los An-
the good of the order. Edgar Kani Findley A Sons, Portland, Rt. 2.
geles, and Mrs. Cora M. Lewis of
now exists was favored in a vote
Mr. Ireland w’as the son of Robert
na and Fred Tramblay sang vocal
British Queen-certified: E. E. Nor taken in a meeting of county judges
clothing, fruits, vegetables, and gro and Susanna Ireland, pioneers of
An orchestra composed of thrup, Banks. Rt. 3.
and commissioners in Portland the
this county, and was educated in the
the following chamber of commerce
Pride of Multnomah: N. G. John first of the week. Judge E. J. Ward ceries will be received at the Vet local school.
He was county re
erans' hall on Main street near First
members furnished music, Harold ston, Cornelius, Rt. 2.
and Commissioners Erank W. Liver street all day Thursday, Friday and corder for four years and afterward
Kellington, Earl Donelson, Fred
more and J. M. Hiatt were present. until Saturday noon.
It is hoped w’as president of the Commercial
Sewell, Thomas Shuck and Charles
County Clerk E. C. Luce attended that the contributions will be more bank in Hillsboro. In 1917 he moved
Mrs. Mary Elliott, 91, queen of
than usual since there is more ne Mi Portland and for a number of
A unanimous vote of thanks was
the first of the week.
the Trail-to Rail celebration in Eu extended to Mr. and Mrs. Moore.
cessity for the work this year than years was connected with the Bank
Henry Hickox, who has been jailer gene two years ago. fell on the street
The judges and commissioners previously. Money contributions are of East Portland. Recently he was
Presents were given by the follow
at the county jnil during the admin n block from the home of her son.
agreed that Multnomah county should to be left with Mrs. E. C. McKinney engaged in the insurance business.
istration of Sheriff J. E. Reeves, has S. L. Eliott, First street, last Thurs ing business institutions: Hillsboro
receive its share of the money paid at the Argus office.
On January 10, 1911, at Hillsboro,
been appointed a guard at the state day and suffered a fracture of the Radio and Electric Shop, K. A.
he was married to Miss Elizabeth
The night patrol on the state high into the market road fund unless
prison nt Salem and took up his right hip and wrist. She celebrated Price Musical and Electrical Co.,
the highway commission took over
Milne, who survives him. He was a
work today. Mr. Hickox formerly her ninety-first birthday November Portland Electric Power Co., Lester way from McMinnville to the Mult- i the main arterial highways in Mult
member of Tuality lodge of Masons.
lived at Dilley. Ili.s family will fol- 16 at the home of her daughter, Ireland A Co., Shute Savings Bank, nomah county line, recently inaugu nomah county. Multnomah has had
Harold Kellington Jewelry Store, rated by Secretary of State Hal [ to take care of its highways in the
Mrs. Alice Redmond.
J. L. Anderson Jewelry Store. T. C. Hoss, resulted in the arrest of four | past and has not received anything
Mr. Hickox has passed every test
Mrs. Frank T. Kane, 52, died at
Reynolds, Emmott's Market, Franks
pertaining to finger print work.
the family home near Cornelius
from the market road fund.
Grsnge Buiy Bees Elect
Market, Den of Sweets, Mrs. Chant end. Officer Frank McMahon took
Tuesday evening following an ex
The Grange Busy Bees elected of- ier's Home Made Candies, Weil's
Mrs. Lillian Brock was elected
A pageant portraying the birth of tended illness, and funeral services
president of the Women's Relief ficers nt their last meeting for the Department Store, Schoen’s Perfec
Christ and teaching a lesson in pa will be held at 1 p. m. Friday from
Wayne Steiner, Kenneth Hodson
Corps at the last meeting, instead of coming year. Mrs. E. G .Cox was tion Bakery, W. W. Boscow, Delta and Arley Freichel, all minors, were gineers Tuesday. He is secretary of triotism and religion will be pre the Donelson A Sewell chapel. Final
Mrs. Rogers, ns reported last week. elected president and the other offi Drug Store, Venetian Theater. Royal taken by Lt. Joe McMahon near
sented at the Methodist Episcopal services will be at the Portland
Mrs. Rogers was elected senior vice cers are Mrs. R. 11. McAninch, vice Soda Works, Imperial Restaurant, Metzger on a larceny charge. Sheriff six engineers and chairman of the church Sunday evening.
A chorus Crematorium.
Installation of officers president; Mrs. Jack Hess, secretary, Ray-Maling Cannery, Hillsboro Phar J. E. Reeves said Monday that they
of 35 members, directed by Mrs. H.
Miss Florence Contris was born at
will be held on January 4.__________ I and Mrs. R. Hornccker, treasurer.__
H. Stannard, will present in costume Mt. Eaton, Ohio, June 4, 1876, and
scenes from the Christmas story and came to Oregon with her parents as
cantile co.. Washington Savings A
the Biblical characters including the a girl. Thirty years ago they moved
wise men. King Herod and other to Forest Grove and on September
principal historical characters.
A 2, 1903, she was married to Frank
Two family cows. $65 and
number of duets and solos have been Kane, son of pioneer parents. The
$75,—John Eckhardt, west end
arranged, and the grand finale will most of the time since has been
of Jackson street.
center around the American flag.
spent in Hillsboro. She was a mem
A temporary stage has been erec ber of the Christian Science church.
ted for the event. The public is cor Mrs. Kane is survived by the widow
dially invited to attend this religious er, her mother, Mrs. Mary Contris of
Cleveland, Ohio, and a sister.
The new movement in education barger was named club institute
The church might take some les feature presented in story and song.
“The Patsy," threc-nct comedy,
is to take cure of the individual rath chairman. The committee for the
Sunday morning the last adminis
sons from modern business in the
er than the collective group, declared card party December 27 includes presented Tuesday night at the Ve
“I put the for sale ad in for
opinion of Rev. M. A. Marcy, Forest tration of the Lord’s Supper will be
Dr. John F. Dobbs, president of Pa Mrs. Fred Caldwell, Mrs. L. P. Stra- netian under the auspices of the
three issues and the day after
Grove pastor, in an address before given for this year, and every mem
cific University in an address be nahan, Mrs. T. C. Reynolds, Mrs. Women's Relief Corps and the Grand
the paper came out for the
the Hillsboro Rotary club Thursday. ber of the church is urged to par
fore the Coffee duh here Friday Florence Ewing Dodge, Mrs. J. K. Army of the Republic, was one of
first time I sold the cows,"
The program was put on by the ticipate. The pastor will be assisted
the cleverest home talent plays ever
afternoon. He said the school heads Weber and Mrs. Al Pugh.
stated Mr. Eckhardt. “I had
Forest Grove club and Louis Busch by Rev. D. M. Shannon and Rev. c.
The Coffee club will bo the host produced here, in the opinion of
were beginning to realize that the
sveral more calls after they
individual needed knowledge rather for the county federation here nt many. A goodly number were pres
The foundation principles of bus
To have a car stolen in Portland
the Congregational church January ent. but illness is believed to have
The advertisement, n three-
iness today are as follows: (1) turn
Children in the first three grades IN. The committees for the enter interfered materially.
and then find it within u few miles
Mrs. II. II. Stannard directed the
nt the north school put on a pro tainment arc as follows. Mrs. W. G.
of where you live was the exoer-
insertion and 25e for each ad-
stance, (3) bear ye one another's
gram. Their teachers are Miss Reed, Hare, luncheon chairman, Mrs. R. play and the various members of
ience of S. J. Russell of Hillsboro
burdens, and (4) let him who would
Miss Ruth Jones and Mrs. Lester Frank Peters and Mrs. Charles Lam the cast acted their parts well. Mem
was refunded 50c.
be greatest be servant or “he profits
Saturday evening. Mr. Russell left
bers of the cast were Miss Mildred
Robert Peters led the kin, tables.
classified habit in the Argus, it
most who serves best.”
Hostesses for the meeting Friday McLeod, Thomas Caldwell. Art Mil-
the Star coupster parked while ho
club in the flag salute.
pays good dividends,
Snm Walker, old time fiddler, ac
were Mrs. Thomas Brownlee, Mrs. tenberger,
F. Robertson, Hillsboro, route 2, went to a show and the next time
Prickett told of the work
companied by Charles Walker on the was cut slightly about the face by he heard of the car it was parked in
C. W. White and Mrs. Fred Bowlby. Fanny Konigan, William Dierdorff
Camp Fire Girls.
Argus sell it for you.
piano entertained with several old flying glass when his car struck a a plowed field on the Wilkins place
A no-host luncheon was held Fri J. J. Stangel and Miss Rettn Mer
All the reports on the Red Cross
time numbers. Mr. Walker has been car parked on the highway in the southwest of Hillsboro. The find
“Rend the nds—It pays!”
drive were not in, according to Mrs. day mom nt the Den of Sweets by edith. Mrs. W. E. Ogilbee was busi
selected as one of 12 fiddlers by fog nenr Forest Grove early Wed ing of the car had been reported to
Costumes for the
T. ('. Reynolds, chairman, She said, the following officers: Mrs. C. H. ness manager.
Henry Ford for a try-out at Chicago nesday. E. D. Woodberry of Port Sheriff J. E. Reeves Sunday. The
however, that Mrs. L. Shinabcrger Enimott, Mrs. Peters, Mrs. Reynolds, ladies were by the courtesy of Weils,
early in January. Three of the 12 land, driver of the other car, said car had been purchased from Les
alone sold $114.30 in memberships. Mrs. Sam Bentley, Mrs. Sliinnberger, and furniture for stage setting was
will be selected for a tour of the that he was out of his car cleaning ter Morgan at Scholls and was reg
Mrs. Charles Lamkin was appoint Mrs. A. 11. Biassing and Mrs. C. E. through the courtesy of Selfridge
country at $25 per day.
the ice off the windshield.
istered in his name.
ed art chairman and Mrs. Sliina- Wells.
Advancement Made By llilli- ♦
boro's First Manager
Success Here Notable ♦♦
Former County Surveyor And ♦
Resident Engineer to 1-eave
l.*»t Of Next Week
Mrs. Frank Kane Dead
Stores To Stay
Many Pass In
Test Of Spuds
Joy Reigns At
For The Needy
Large Estate Left
By Accident Victim
At State Meetings
Hickox Takes Job
As Prison Guard
Pioneer Woman Hurt
In Fall Last Week
Four Arrests Made
On a Night Patrol
Present Pageant At
• Church Sunday Eve
Individual Given More Attention Under
New Educational Movement, Says Dobbs;
Relief Corps Play
Coffee Club Will Be Federation Host
Is Well Received
Forest Grove Man
Talks At Meeting
Of The Rotarians
Machine Stolen In
Portland Found Here
Man Injured When
Cars Crash In Fog