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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (June 19, 1903)
TH E W ASHINGTON CO U N TY NEW S, FOREST
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CLASS OF 1903,
This most enterprising class is a
Catherine Anne Scott, Caroline Estell
Margaret Ruble, Ella Blanche Husto
Burnett Connell, Helen Adelaide Rue
Sparks, John William Peters, Joshua
ter, Lilia Lydia Irvin, Lillian Ella II
Montgomery. Robert James Kirkwoo
oero Waterman, Wilhelmina Esther H
T U A L A T IN ACADEMY.
omposed of Alice Eleanor Sewell,
e Fitch, Daniel Miller Baker, Elelpha
n, Esther Millicent Silverman, Harriet
ter, Henry Roy Luce, Hugh Walter
Minot Philbrook. Kathryn Irene Reu-
yde, Lora May Foster, Myra lone
d. Sarah Pamela Boldrick, V irgil Ci-
News Contest Winner
The Dickens prize, ‘•Martin Chuzzlewit,” will go to Glencoe this week,
but the winner desires his or her nam e not to be mentioned. No one cor
rectly gave the name “ Mark Tapeley,'’ so the book goes to the one whose
hews notes were best. Charles Dix on, of Forest Grove, received the two
volumes of “ Dombey & Son” the prev ious week. The books would cost
volume at a book store.
Pacific University Campus will be de serted till Wednesday, Sept. 21, when
the Fall term begins.
Dilley, June 14.— Lovely rains, birds
last Monday from Washington, wheie
sing, flowers bloom, waters flow, and
they wpnt to look after business in
the voice of the turtle is heard in our
terests.— These verses are by a resi
land. Fields are clad In rich harvests
dent of Dilley:
o f ripening grain, and laden with
“ Any one can follow blindly in the
precious fruits, and the future Is filled
sweeping, surging throng.
with bright hopes.— Mrs. Paget start
on without a leader, rushing
ed last week to visit her old home
and friends in old England.— Mr. E. J.
Shot well rlosed his term o f school in It is easy to go forward if the rest are
Seth schcolhouse a short time ago.—
can do with zealous ardor what
Hill district was to vote last Monday
you see the others do.
on whether the schoolhouse be longer I
leave the crowds behind you,
used for religious purposes, but we
and to dare to stand alone,
have not yet learned the decision.
This seems to your correspondent not Standing firmly, though unaided, save
by God's almighty hand.
a little strange for a civilized coni
a man of righteous honor
munity under the Stars and Stripes,
against the foe to make a stand.”
and especially so as many of the lead
ing families are professed Christians.
Tho district school meeting at the
— Rev. Mr. Putnam gave up his ser
vices last Sunday evening through school house, Monday, attracted 129
courtesy to the Adventists, who were out of the 80 voters of the district,
holding special meetings, and attend so many ballots were cast and so many
ed commencement services at the Uni entitled by the clerk's report, which
versity at the Grove.— Mr. John Mo indicated commendable interest in the
croft, who sold his farm near town school. W. T. Buxton was elected di
last winter, lately moved to his new rector by unanimous vote to succeed
homo at Manor, Wash. They were a Col. Haynes, who had been elected to
good family, and many friends wish fill tho vacancy caused by Hon. Ben
then, much prosperity.— Mr. Ernest Scholflcld removing to Cornelius. Par
Hubbert, our most enterprising busi liamentary points were in use and the
ness young man. is doing a large and meeting did not lag, but good nature
successful business In cedar posts, pil prevailed. The proposition to buy ad
ing, railroad wood and logging. He joining ground for the school was lost
now has about 20 men working on his by one vote, though many afterward
contracts nnd all seems to be going said if the old buildings had been re
well.— Mrs. McPherson is soon to moved they would have voted for the
build an addition to her dwelling.— purchase, but they thought a school
Mr. Hardebeck. who recently bought town should have a creditable school
the fine property of C. W. Odell, re building and these annexes would put
turned a few days ago from a business off tho day for attaining this. W. S.
trip to Iowa.— C. W. Odell and v l(t , Hudson was re-elected clerk. About
from the drove, visited old friends 400 children between 4 and 20 were
hero last week.— Miss Mablo Cum listed, but the censtiB has been under
mins. who has been employed In the revision as Mr. Hudson does not wish
family of W. C. dray for quite a long to overtook anyone.
time, made a visit last week to friends
near her old home on the Columbia.
When wanting a good smoke call at
She Is a nice girl and has many
friends here.— James Patton, whn
spent a part of last winter here, an 1
The graduating address of Mr. Wm.
who is well known as an honest. In
Hare bore out the reputation he has
dustrious young man, is now employ
already established as an eloquent and
ed at North Yakima. Wash.— Mr.
effective speaker. He is a son of Judge
Peterson's little child d i d not long
W. D. Hare, of Hillsboro, whose abil
ago. and was taken to Portland for
ity as an orator seems to have been
burial.— Rev. Mr. Ram bo is making
substantial Improvements on his farm Inherited by him, and has already
near town, lately purchased from Mr. made a creditable figure In public life.
Swift, and Is reported about beginning Tomorrow Mr. Hare delivers the ora
the erection of a new house. Ills fine tion for the Woodmen's convention at
young cow. and only one. was knocked Cornelius.
down some time ago by the engine
The Advent campmeeting at Dilley
and a fore leg broken.— Mr. Yonkers
has recently bought a nice new, two- closed 8unday night after a successful
seated. open c r "agon , and Is dealing ten days' session.
If you want repairs for reapers,
Klndlg has sold his valuable property
mowers, see Grant
fn town.— Mr. Vaught has lately since binders and
a big supply of extra
going to Salem, died of heart trouble.
— Mr and Mrs. Geo Briggs returned parts tor all machines.
Commencement week at Pacific Uni
versity was cold and gloomy, clouded
too by the Heppner disaster, so that
the usual number of out-of-town visit
ors were not present. Friday evening
extempore speeches were the attrae
teti. and some very creditable ad
dresses were the result. Saturday
evening the Conservatory of Music
had Its closing; Sunday morning Rev.
W. C. Kanter, D. D., Salem, preached
one of the best and most helpful bac
calaureate sermons ever delivered be
fore a P. U. graduating class, and In
the evening Attorney E. C. Bronaugh,
of Portland, spoke before the College
Christian Associations on "T h e Lead
ership of College Men.”
Monday evening ex-Judgo H. H
Northrup, of Portland, a member of
the board of trustees, lectured under
the auspices of the literary societies.
Tuesday morning was the great day
when the exercises by the large grad
uatlng class of Tualatin Academy oc
curred, dividing with college gradua
tion the great Interest o f the week. In
the evening four of the eight surviving
members of the class of ten which
graduated a quarter of a century ago
conducted the Alumni Association ex
Wednesday morning came
college commencement proper, with
the conferring of degrees, the corpora
tion dinner, at which Dean Ferrin was
toastmaster, and in the evening the
usual closing concert o f unused exce.
lence, followed by an innovation in
the way of a commencement ball given
by three enterprising members of the
Such were the events of a busy
week, whose details followed out the
everything passing off according to
tri .i program.
Frank Wagner has finished paper
ing and painting for Harvey Baldwin
what will be the neatest Interior fin
ishing in town, giving with Ingrain
paper combination a handsome raid-
mined plaster effect. He has just fin-
ished painting 1,000 feet of fencing
around John Anderson and Mr. Welt-
zel’s corner and putting a new eoat on
the former's home. As soon as the
McEldowney residence is ready he
will get to work at that and has em
ployment In sight far ahead.
Forest Grove, Oregon, June 16, »903.
J. S. Buxton, o f the firm of Roe & Buxton, of Forest Grove, being
first duly sworn, salth, that
was present at the measuring of an ordi
nary box of strawberries, bought in the open market in Forest Grove, on
the above date, that 17 berries filled a pound box, and that the actual
average was 5 inches— ranging from 6 to 4(4 inches in circumference.
J. S. BUXTON.
Subscribed and sworn to before me. this 16th day of July, 1903.
A U S T IN CRAIG,
Notary Public for Oregon.
Architect E. A. Jerome, besides Mr.
McEldowney’s 6-room cottage, started
Monday a 7-room residence for Mr.
Holllnger, has lumber on the ground
for a 30x48 dwelling and a barn for
John Templeton, on the Hlnmar. lane,
Is finishing Frank W agner’s 7-room
dwelling, and has the contract for a
40x50 barn for Mr. Van Dyke, of Ver
Ruel Bisbee is nursing a damaged [
finger from interfering with an en
gine at work on his ranch.
I^eal Estate Bulletin
$10,500— The best paying saw mill in
Washington County, with 400 acres
land, 30 under cultivation, 2 acres
Will buy one of those hand-tailored,
choice orchard and in small fruits,
fashionably cut, made-to-measure Suits
100 acres first-class saw timber un
so much sought after by good dressers.
touched, 160 acres free pasture or
The fabrics are exclusive with us and
range, 50 acres bottom land easy to
clear, one large frame house and
are manufactured from the highest
three smaller dwellings; school-
grade of Oregon wool.
house on property; big sheds and
W e invite comparison with other
large barns and all necessary out
Suits selling for $22.50 to $30.00. It will
buildings; $12,000 saw mill, work
result favorably for us, we are sure.
ing E men, with orders on hand for
all the lumber it can supply, paying
Mr, John Anderson of Forest Grove is Our
clear of all expense 8 per cent on
Agent. Ask Him to Show You Samples
investment. Telephone, rural mail
delivery, fine road to railway. All -
to be sold for $10,500, on reasonable
Get your pictures at Meresse’s, and
terms. Address A2, care Washing
get them at cost.
PO RTLAN D
ton County News, Forest Grove, Or. I
TH IR D STREET,
$3,250— A fine country home, with
The Forest Grove Odd Fellows have
68 acres choice
several candidates on the road and
farm, 28 acres in hay, 6 acres of
will have degree work next Monday
prunes, 4 acres apples, small fruit
(all bearing) in abundance; living
water, fine 2>/2 story frame dwelling,
Mrs. Ulm, of Dilley, has a comforta
good barn, good fruit house and
ble boarding house, whose excellent
drier, on Gales Creek road and con
table is a feature, where the transient
densed milk factory route. Rural STUDENTS W ANTED .
LESSONS GIVEN BY M AIL
guest will always be made welcome.
mail delivery, telephone, near good
school. $3,250, liberal terms. Ad
Terms; Three months, $10. Nine months or life scholarship, $25.
Remember that Hughes, the hard
dress A3, care Washington County
ware man, sells the McCormick bind
News, Forest Grove, Or.
Tuition payable in advance. T rial lessons and twenty-four page cir
ers, mowers and rakes. He is the
only man in the city who gets his
cular on Eclectic Shorthand sent free on application.
machinery in carload lots. This sav
Typewriters rented to students, $3.00 per month.
ing in freight makes it possible to get
as much profit as others, and still sell
below what they can afford.
Salem Woolen Mills
. B. Hardin Correspondence School
of Eclectic Shorthand
Fourth of July
Thursday morning and discussed the
advisability of abandoning the celebra
tion and sending the contributions to
Heppner, but after a warm meeting
they decided that the city was in such
a prosperous condition that it could
amply afford to celebrate and also con
tribute freely toward the relief of
The Bazaar. Forest Grove, has just
gotten in a big stock of firecrackers,
torpedoes and all classes of fireworks.*
Visitation Court No. 1113, Catholic
Order of Foresters: Meet 1st and 3rd
Thursdays in each month, at Verboort.
Charles J. Herb. Chief Ranger; Jo
seph A. Moore, Sec.; Albert Johnson,
Financial Secretary; Anton Herman,
W. J. Underwood, representing the
Equitable Savings & Loan Association,
of Portland, Is working In Washington
County, making headquarters at For
est Grove, and meeting with encour
aging success. He is a former news
Summer Goods Summer Goods
Is the new 5c
Cigar so much
It's good qual
ities are as
Y ” ~:
Just T ty a
A convention of Lutherans, bring
ing together 40 pastors from Oregon
and Washington, will be held at the
For sale in Forest Grove by J. J.
German church at Blooming the first
W irtz and R. E. Nicholson & Sons.
week In July.
all o f W it h can be obtained at DUGAN & W A Y r OUS’ at the
most reasonable price. W e have a very complete line to select from.
W ill also offer the balance of our stock of I-adies' and Misses'
Straw Hats at a clearance price as follows:
$1.00 quality reduced to .................................................................... 5 gc
75c quality reduced to ....................................................................... ...
50c quality reduced to ........................................................................ 3 gc
We are offering the following articles at rock-bottom prices;
3 cans T o m a to e s .......................................................
3 cans Corn ........................................................................
3 cans Pears ...................................................
2 packages Force .............................................................
3 packages P r e s t o ................................................................25c
1 gallon Pure Maple S y r u p ...............................................$1.15
Sago and Tapioca at 5c per pound.
Dugan Ä Watrous
The picture represents a dwelling of ten rooms, all finished complete.
Electric lights in «very room. Not an d cold water. Three acres of land.
Within 3 blocks of business center of city. Four blocks from college cam
pus. Nice fruit. All buildings and fs nces in good condition. Price. $3.000.
terms to suit purchaser.
Other propterty for sals.
LA N G LE Y A SON.
Forest Grove’s Leading Her-