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About Washington County hatchet. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1895-1896 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 8, 1895)
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TH E H ATCH ET.
Watered at the post-office at Forest Grove, Or.
Second-class mail matter.
TEEMS TO SUBSCRIBERS.
Established for the dissemination of Washing
ton county news, the elevation of humanity au>
the money we can make.
Items o f general interest gratefully received.
Editor’s hobbies and opinions on this page, all
the rest facts—impartial and uncolored.
Editor is at home in his sanctum, H a t c h e t
Building, Forest Grove, from 6 a. m to 10 p. m.
c f «ach week, day aud always glad to talk and
be talked to.
AU STIN C R A IG ..
E U A BLE
P ro pr ietor
P r in t e d
WHO SHALL BUILD AND OWN THK
ilATCHKT, TH l ftSUAV, ALOUtfT », 1SM3.
iting, from the Hillsboro Argus tween 67 aud 81 feet, the 1 inch throws
and was originally
spoken in between 64 and 8a feet. The best
praise o f our neighbor's deep well, authority says a good fire stream has 80
The gravity system of St. Helens lbs. at the hydrant with not lest than 175
comes out of the Columbia River gallons per minute. For four streams it
and is pumped into a tank. Here would require 700 gallons a minute,
is the Times editorial:
, 42,000 gallons an hour or 1,008,000 gal-
St. Helens’ new water system is ' lons P " day of J4 hours. For domestic
now completed. It is a gravity use 200 gallons for each inhabitant
says would be needed. With Forest Grove's
furnishes a quantity of water that j present population 300,000 gallons a dav
cannot be surpassed in the state
and will be no little incentive in would '* re(‘ ulrert' ten >ears from no"
causing people to locate in our j lf we have here a city of 3000, and it will
observes elsewhere; j probably have that number long before,
''This city has reason to be proud ,|le supply must be 600,oco a day.
of its facilities for extinguishing ,,rom the two creelcs t thfcr tberc
fires. A good system of water sup
ply and a well-trained fire depart- would be onl>' W*-000 Sallons a day
tuent are things which any town can j (probably less, for these measurements
well feel proud of. These coildi- are for September and the middle of Oc-
lions are productive Ot confidence tober is the dryest time), not enough for
and business sta b ility and if a m u- ,
. . . .
^ or 1
domestic supply. \\ hat would take care
m cip ality cann ot afford such neces- |
s a r ie s it has no righ t to a charter. ° f the fires when they turn in a call at
M en o f ca p ital are a lw a y s
to the rate of 1,008,000 gallons a day?
O X E
G IV E S
K E E IE L ’
F 0 KE 8 T FIRES.
LOSS OF LIFE AND PROPERTY.
Aged Couple Burned to Death; Many J
THK HOWL 1>Y PHARMACY
Others Feared to Have Perished.
This important question is sec
in vest ill com m unities un protected conduct this amount of water, as it may
J. C. CLARK, PROPRIETOR
Woman Severely Burned.
ond only to the great enterprise in m atters o f fire, and the business be called for even if the demand is onlv
Keeps a Full Line o f all that pertains to a F i r s t G l a s s D r u g
itself and the H a t c h e t calls pub ju d g m e n t o f a c ity h a v in g proper I
for ten minutes, requires not less than
Flames Still Raging.
B u s i n e s s . Drugs, Proprietary Me Heines, loilet
lic attention to this matter in ad protection for such em ergencies is
Articles, Perfumes ami Stationery.
Mountain forests have been on fire
10 inch pipe, and true economy and effi
vance of the next session of con
* * Seventeen years experience in compounding prescriptions is a guarantee of
ciency demand 12 inch. The 10 inch since the middle of last week between
gress and we urge our people to
Will be glad to have you call when needing anything
here and Scoggins Valley.
There has j our ability
in that work
A number of rods along Prickett laid will cost at the present time 75 cents been a fire also between Buxton and Ne- 111 our line.
take prompt action and petition
Alikin S t r e e t , F o re -s t G r o v e
a foot, the 12 inch »1 a foot. It is four 1 halem in the vkinity of Mr. Gleason's !
congress to assume the responsibil creek belongs to Mr. Ranes aud the
miles to Rhoderic and a branch line of a | ranch.
The lire towards Nelialein is
ity of the construction of the Nic-
mile to Prickett creek, at a low estimate I not reported as having burned out any |
arauguan canal and thereby secure His right would have to be bought
four and one-half miles together and the j buildings,
permanent control of this grand in
The one in the vicinity of Gales Peak
cost of the main pipe would be$i8,coo to
has burned nearly all this side of the
ter-oceanic highway. We have no
range of which Gales Peak is tile summit,
V Well kept horses, handsome harness, at-
reason to doubt the forthcoming to get its water supply by a "grav
rights, gates, etc. and when the water devouring all the underbrush aud the
favorable report of the canal com ity ” system.
v tractive and comfortable carriages — are
touches town the cost will have reached dead and rotten trees, burning the house
mission on the re assembling of con
V much pleasanter to ride in, don’t you think
Shall the generarl welfare of the $35,000, then add $10,000 more for dis
gress in December, recommending
the base line directly west on the side of
V so? They cost no more. Just go to Jones
citizens of ForestGrove be consulted tributing it in the city. Now the rnini-
the mountain facing town. It is also
the construction of the canal, fixing
V for your rig. Saddle horses that will suit
in the selection of a water source mum supply of 542,000 gallons in the reported that a grain field a„d all the
one hundred and ten millions of dol
or the personal interest of a few process of reservoiring must stand a loss ] fencing belonging to John Bergtrou,
V you. Our ’bus meets every train. Glad
lars as their estimated cost of its
men whose endeavor has ever been by evaporation, filtration and leakage, living just over the summit from the
to have you ride in it. Our stables will take
to saddle tax burdens on the city at the least of one-fifth. There is then Eagle mills were distroyed, also that
There will be two propositions
V good care of your horses if you choose to
Harry Ball lost a field of wheat. This
available only 442,000 gallons for city
for their own advantage?
latter, however, lacks confirmation. The
before congress, one to subsidize a
.'. leave them with us while in tow n..............
and fire use which would be entirely in house on E. L. Naylor’s homestead just
private company, the other to con
Would stock in the Gales Peak adequate.
adjoining Armstrong’s place was entirely
JONES THE L.VEUYMAiV.
struct the great work on govern
But there are other ebjections to this surrounded by timber and it was so F O R E S T « B O V I
Water Co., be worth anything if
ment account. The H a t c h e t is
other sources than those where gravity scheme besides the scarcity of | smoky that the place was obscured, but
absolutely opposed to the proposi
I was found when Mr. Naylor went to it in
they control the water rights were water and the heavy cost $45,000).
8 . It. <■! I.P 1N .
M KLKI JOH NSON.
T . J . IIAII It IS, N o ta ry T u b lla .
j the middle of a burn without any dam-
tion to subsidize a private company
selected for Forest Grove to get its
The supply is wholly from infiltration , j age apparent.
The underbrush and
for the reason that the canal is a
water supply from?
coming through forest debris, runs along logs from Gales Peak south to the old
national enterprise, an enterprise
over and among the pastures, barnyard Hiatt place has been burned off so that a
which affects every American inter
What comparison can there be deposits and through marshes (of all Person 0,1 horseback could easily travel
est and should he as completely un
I the entire distance. The large green
No snow . ,
between Bull Run, rising in the sources the most 1 poisonous).
timber has not suffered much by the fire
der the control of our government
capped peaks, with their everlasting d e -j except that whieh is partially decayed.
Special Bargains in Twenty and Forty Acre
as our treasury department, and
and Rhoderic creeks whose sources posits supply subterranean streams
The fire at present is raging in tht
when completed the canal should
Tracts in Washington, Yamhill
are where a burn is liable to occur which break out in springs of purest vicinity of the headwaters of Clearwater
constitute a new department in our
at any time?
water. Cut away the forest and your creek and just above the old Eagle mill
and Tiliann»ok count» s.
government to be known as the
and in the vicinity of Wilcox and Tem
stream will dry up. All the drainage
ple’s places in Scoggins Valley. A cow FOREST GROVE
Department of Commerce, clothed
Would the citizens’ water com- area (all Gales Peak) must be controlled belonging to Mr. Hausen, on Clearwater
and iti»"*"* ' with powers, duties
co-ordinate m ittee have been more "competent” to keep human habitation from it or you creek, was burned in a canyon, being
unable to escape the flames. The Corne
with the War and Navy Depart- ; lf * * * had brougln in a report fav must deal with sewage more dangerous
lius mill is reported burned but this is
♦ ban any othtf-.j
On Rhoderic creek
not yet confirmed. A log schoolhouse
there are now habitations up among the
in district 83— the Wiitrout school— is
The most nearly correct estimate up on Gales Peak?
forests, in one instance the entire drain reported to have been burned.
of the wealth of the United States
of a stable goes into the creek dis- | Dixon who lives near Soda Springs was
is upwards of sixty billions of dol- THK GRAVITY SYSTEM.
taut less than twenty-five feet.
burned severely but not seriously Mon-
lars.aud it would be an exhibition ol
The water question is the most im
All data of the volume of Oregon Ha>' evenin« while fi8htin« ««■
cowardice unworthy ihe prestige, portant one that has come up before the
buildings on Mr. Gleason’s place beyond
streams in the earlier days point to the
Buxton and the schoolhouse there were
prowress and power of the people citizens of the Grove for it not only
of the United States to hesitate in affects the prosperity of the city but the fact that they are yearly lowering their with difficulty saved. Above Buxton
this grandest of all national at health of the citizens. A committee of minimum supply, more passes away in on the Nehalem road fire has destroyed
the buildings, fences and everything
tempts at the development of our citizens was appointed at a public meet the maximum supply, that is, in freshets. perishable on the places of Messrs. Ed.
For no more than the cost of ordinary
Objections to the gravity system here
natural and commercial resources. ing some time since to look into the
Murphy, Dillev, Moore, Nelson and two
country papers you can get the W ashington
others, whose names are not obtainable,
The construction aud ownership of matter and after an exhaustive investi
Insufficient supply for present pop
the canal will crown this glowing gation, though at first diverse in their
C ounty H atchet , giving four pages of news
others are in exposed conditions.
nation with a glory that adorns onr views, they unanimously favored the
2— As population increases supply de and Mrs. North an aged couple living on
from all over Washington county, and a
republic as the helmet does a race Holly or deep well system. The min
Clear creek, it is feared have been
of Knights. The one hundred and utes of the meeting at which their report
burned to death. Their place has been
twelve page metropolitan weekly with the news
Excessive cost of construction.
destroyed and a search lasting since yes
ten millions should 1* cheerfully was given appear in full in another col
of the world and other valuable and interest
terday noon has so far revealed no trace
furnished bv this nation and every umn, Every one should read the pro
5— Expensive maintenance (such as of them. John Dallas’ place was also
dollar expended under national ceedings carefully and consider the
ing reading. The H atchet is printed all at
interest and especially repairs for what swept by the fire. A rumor current tl^it
supervision and paid only to Amer question without predjudice.
he, his wife and two children had per
! will not rot out will rust out).
home, $1 a year, with Weekly Sun, $1.50, with
ican citizens who should be per So much has been urged about the |
ished happily proves by late information
Were there other creeks to turn in and
mitted to do all the work and fur gravity system that the H a t c iik t has
to be unfounded.
All last night Mr.
Weekly Oregonian, *2. The paper you ought
increase the supply objections 1 and 2 Gates who lives near heard them sound
nish all the material in its construct- taken pains to secure facts about it and
might be remedied but it is not within ing a horn and he kept answering.
tion. The expenditure of one hun here presents the actual condition. No
the practical limit of Forest Grove’s Towards morning the horn stopped.
dred and ten millions to American other source of supply for a gravity sys
Yesterday evening Mr. Squires was ber
ability to remove the other objections.
workmen, laborers and manufac tem has been suggested than Rhoderic,
rying and hunting when he heard some
turers of needed material in build Prickett and Clearwater creeks, the first !
people shouting for help and saw a man,
woman and two children. He attempted
ing the great ship canal, would two being ardently supported by a few
T he Hillsboro Express Robbery.
to go to their relief but was turned back
give activity to American forces Engineer Si !ney Smith recently visited
Harry Corbett, in jail, and Geo. Stew-
by th? fierce flames.
It was at first
not witnessed since the close of the .m l measured them and reported that art' un<irr t * iK' bonds, are awaiting the thought they were Mr. Dallas and his
late civil war. Not a dollar of this there was sufficient water f o r . city of ^ an d jury’s meeting on charge of h .v- family. Fear is expressed for the safety
ing stolen about $100 from Mr. Williams,
national appropriation should be 8000. The following measurements will , he Hillsboro „ prrss agcnt, on Ju)y l8. of several parties outing in that region.
What the damage will l»e cannot now be
suffered to go abroad for work or show why he was mistaken.
The story of how the till was robbed of
material aud when finished the col Water flowing per minute in Prickett $90 while Mr. Williams was at the even- 1 estimated. The fire is continuing utia
, bated with a wind at its back.
ing train appeared in a previous issue. I „
ossal product will redound to the creek:
. a . . . ..
. , ,
. Crosley s place was swept by the fire.
At that time no clue could be found.
glory and power of this nation as July 29, 1893
j The John Fogarty place, covered with
Recently Stewart came to Sheriff Ford
enduring as the pyramids of Egvpt Sept. 20, 1893.
. . '
cedar timher purchased a year ago by
and informed on his accomplice. O n .
and as a bulwark of defence our re
this information Corbett was arrested
Per day of 24 hours
public can point to it as our Gibral
Tuesday in the Grove by Deputies Brad -1
In Rhoderic creek:
ford and Morgan. The informer disap- j
Death ot Mrs Goodin,
tar commanding both the Atlantic
July J9, 1893
840 gals. pcared but was captured at McMinnville.
Mrs. Elma Goodin, wife of County
and Pacific, holding all nations at Sept. X), 1893
192 gals. Last Saturday Corbett again robbed the ; Clerk R. B. Goodin, died at her home in
hay in time of war and render our Sept. 17, 1894 .........
196 gals. | till, this time of $8.75. He w as familiar Hillsboro Friday night. She had been
Monroe Doctrine forever formida Per day of 24 hours
282,240 gals. with
rith the building and
ami the two hail
had hid j an invalid many years. ""
The funeral was j
ble to monarchies who may at
Prickett creek drops from 900 gallons in the upper portion waiting their oppor- Sunday at the Hillsboro M. E. Church
T iik A c a d e m y fits for the College. Its graduates are a d m it t e d t o
tempt conquests on this continent in the last days of July to 180 gals one tunity. The arrests are especially wel- and the burial in the North Plains Pres- Amherst without examination.
It offers exceptional facilities for
The H a t c h e t will at an early day and one-half months later. Would it be 1 comc “ th" «m ove every suspicion ot bytenan cemetery according to the Eas -1 obtaining a GENERAL ENGLISH EDUCATION
a man formerly tried on this charge.
tern Star ritual. A vast concourse was
present its readers with a memo- any ower a a a er t ate
present at both services. Mrs. Goodin,
CO LLEGE Cot RSES equal those of the leading Eastern instl-
Tial to congress and request their
Fire stream requirea through 50 feet ol |
.vas a woman whose every acquaintance tutions. The CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC g iv e s instruction of the h ig h e st
rq inch hose with a pressure at the hy 1
Birthday Party at Dilley.
was a friend and the estimation in which order in Instrumental and l^ocai Afusic.
drant of 50 It»., H inch noarle, 150 gal-
Thursday night a birthday party was '•>*
a,,” " d
‘ h* >"«*
Expenses in all departments unusually low
Ion. a minute, I inch nosrie .86 gallons Riven in honor of Mrs. Wra. McLeod, Jr., s ^ m b l.g e in her honor and the wealth
AN ERROR OORRF.CTF.D.
of flowers sent as tributes to her mem-
F a ll T e r m B e g in * S e p te m b e r 1 8 , 1 8 9 %
An editorial from the Times is a minute; with a pressure of 80 lbs. at at h* T home in Dillev. There were
some fifteen guests and they were enter-
For specific information address.
h inch noule, 188 gallons a . .
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. .. .
gjiven below. The clipping from hydrant,
tamed most rovally.wuh excellent m ft sic
the St. Helens Mist was borrowed minute. 1 inch noule. 237 gallons a by Measr< Wm j . clrloB> Umphlett and
Tommy the Tinner takes silver for j
T H O M A S M C C L E L L A N D , P r r w M e n t,
by that paper, though w ithout cred minute The »1 inch throws water he- Miller and delicious rrfreshmenu.
atoves snd tinware.
FINE LIVERY RIGS _
REAL ESTATE AGEJMTS,
PACIFIC UNIVERSITY . . .
and Tualatin Academy.
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