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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (June 26, 1903)
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W A S H IN G T O N
N E W 3, F O R E S T
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boss and has done some very good geson is making about 30,000 posts on
work on some very bad roads. He is his ranch this summer. Newt Hall
J Country Correspondence
the man for the place.----- Mr. Car takes a two-horse load of milk from
michael, the superintendent of the this valley to the condensed milk fac
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Lake property. Is doing some painting tory at Forest Grove every day. H.
G a le s C r e e k , June 25 — The ladles ol
on the warehouse. Harry Best, Gas W Scott recently sold six and a quar
the First Baptist church of Gale»
ton’s famous baseball player, is wield ter sections o f timber land to an East
Creek will give an Ice cream social
ing the brush.----- B. W. Caves has just ern company. It Is reported that the
on the evening of June 27, to raise
Farm wagons, machinery and tools returned from Heppner and he says Union Fire Insurance Company, of
money for the Heppner relief fund.
• no one can realize the extent of the Chicago, is trying to write some cheap
W hile thousands o f dolars have been at S. G. Hugh*?.
disaster without having seen it. Two Insurance. It would be well for the
sent to Heppner, perhaps the little we
G a le s C re e k , June 23.— As our new thousand men are at work and yet farmers to ascertain if the company
can raise will be needed to help re
store the homes washed away by the paper must have correspondents in the wreckage is not all removed. Not has a right to do business in this
flood. Throufh The News we extend all parts of the county, I will try and ! so many homeless as found a home state, and if not. no matter how cheap,
an Invitation to our neighbors to come let you know from time to time whai i in the grave.----- Gaston Woodmen insurance would be a bad investment
and 8pend a few dolars, dimes and is going on in this part of the world. i will give an entertainment and ice T. W. Sain has had the big gravel
nickles in behalf o f the homeless.----- It is a very small part, but nevertho- • cream supper on Saturday evening, bar at the Matteson bridge removed
Mrs. Caroline Iler and her daughter, less a few notes may interest som e: June 27, the proceeds to be sent to and put on the county road, doing a
Mrs. N. C. Lilly, left for Nestucca, one at times.----- Teachers will be glad the Heppner relief fund. No better double benefit, as the bar was causing
driving by way o f Sheridan, the first to learn that James McClaran, J. F. | cause could be cited as a reason to eat the creek to ruin the road at that
o f this week. They will spend the Lafferty and J. W. H. Adkins are the ice cream.----- Our popular butcher. place. Mrs. Gosnel, of McCoy, Is vis
summer there with their son and school directors and will need a Neal Brown, is daubing his house and iting her brother, Gracen Hammack,
brother. John Iler. N. C. looks lone teacher, after awhile.----- W e have barn all over with a nice coat of of this place. John Baxter is painting
some. His daughter. Miss Lou, will three sawmills in this vicinity, and paint. If others would go and do like and finishing his new house. Mr. ana
act as housekeeper and clerk during lots of timber, but cannot say much wise our burg would have a much bet- Mrs. Harry Ball, who sold their new
-The Gaston Mill- farm near Gaston a short time ago.
Mrs. L illy ’s absence.----- On Thursday about grain and hay, as in the near ter appearance.-
covered their mill have bought a 900-acre ranch on Soap
evening of last week Mrs. Otto Parson
entertained her neighbors at a candy milk factory will probably consume race anew with heavy plank, a much- creek near Corvallis, and with ovef
400 head of cattle, sheep, hogs, etc,
pulling. A good time was reported. about all the farming land will yield ,1 needed improvement.----- Dr. Everest,
they will move up there as soon as
----- K veiott Parkins is home for a but that seems likely to be a g o o d , who looks after the Gaston end of
they can get ready. Donald Martin
short visit.----- On Tuesday of this
has bought the old Hog ranch of 80
week Dr. Hines was up the creek to are scattered through the county ness, has just erected a derrick to be
acres. John Roberts is working in a
see his patient, W ill Groves, who had once a month and make things lively used in loading heavy lumber. The
logging camp near Eugene. Master
his foot badly crushed two weeks ago. and more prosperous.----- The recent demand for lumber Is greater than
Alex Scott was visiting his uncle, Hon.
----- Samuel Parkins an.1 wife, of Rain rain has made the gardens and crops can be met with present facilities for
A. M. I^afollett, of Salem, last week.
ler, is visiting his father, M. H. Par
kins.----- Miss Cordelia Seaman is out ----- Miss Cordie Seaman has returned The power at the mill will soon be dou Henry Butt has done a large amount
of slashing and clearing in the last
from Portland for a few weeks, visit home from Portland.----- Mrs. S. S. bled and then their output perhaps
year. W alter Floyd has rented his
ing friends and relatives.----- Mrs. Jo Dallas is getting up an entertainment will meet the demand.----- Rev. Mr.
farm to R. Harrington and Is living in
sephine Patton will return home today
Portland .working for the telephone
a fter an absence of several months. Heisler hall, Saturday evening, June not been expected to live.----- John
H. W. Scott, of Gaston,
A severe illness compelled her to give
has a release to a good homestead of
up her work and seek the pure air to help relieve the suffering people of wife have been up to Hood River plck-
160 acres for sale. Mrs. Harry Ball
and quiet o f the country. She will Heppner. Come one and all, lend a ing strawberries. They ate so many
recently sold 76 tons of hay at Gales
spend the summer with her falbe» helping hand, give what you can, and [ berries that they got sick of the job
Station for $20 per ton.
John Heisler.----- Otis Sears and sls-
ter o f Hillside visited the ice cream S. S. Dallas will be forwarded to the ----- Chas. Johnson Is hauling the lum-
Hight grade pianos, organs
stand on Saturday evening, last week. suffering and destitute people of ber to build a 24x40-foot barn.-----
Wapato team, W. O. W. expect to take sewing machines for sale, rent
----- The exercises at the Union church Heppner.
a part in the Forest Grove Fourth of trade, at the Bazaar, Forest Grove.
last Sunday were attended by a large
If you want repairs for reapers, July celebration, and if a suitable Old instruments taken in exchange. *
and appreciative audience. The pro
mowers, see Grant place is provided they will put on
gram consisted of songs and recita
tions. Especially good was the Rose Hughes. H e has a big supply of extra some fancy drills.----- Frank Ralston’s
* wood saw is on duty about our town.
Garland recital by the young ladies of parts for all machines.
Frank helps get the wood ready for
Mrs. Sargent’s class. The roses were
use.----- Aunt Martha Wood
Misses Evylin W ells, Winnie McCoy,
Alma W ells and Iva McCoy. Little ing for settled weather to begin cut-1 rum is beginning to pad: up for a
Bertha and Edith Churchill and Neva ting hay and at the present writing trip and a two-months' sojourn “ down
Dallas represented the buds and Miss it looks as if the hay would get pretty by the sounding sea.” She will wait
A lice Bateman played the musical ac ripe.----- Harry Russell has his new for Hicks’ storm that is due now to
companiment. Myrtle Umchied acted house nearly completed and is start pass on and over, before she starts.
as the attendant who placed the roses ing work on a barn. H e is the road ----- Mabelle Ralston is at home, for a
short vacation, from Portland.----- All
Gaston's merchants are busy, indi
A HERO OF HEPPNER.
cating good times and hopeful for the
on the garland. The effect was charm
ing. with a profusion o f roses and
girls.----- John Heisler made a trip to
Portland the first of the week.----- Ben
Hay, Forest Grove's popular butcher,
was up the creek on Tuesday buying
Fourth o f July sports at Forest
Grove: Greased pig, pony, foot, fat
men’s, boys’, girls', potato and wheel
barrow races aud baby show. Give
yqur name before July 3 to J. H. Wesl-
cott if you want to enter any of these
contests. Parties desiring concessions
should apply to Mr. Wescott at once,
as the privileges are in big demand.
Miss Garnet Albright, of Portland,
who has been the guest of Miss Maud
Buxton during Commencement week,
returned to her home last Monday.
Prof. Smith, o f Pacific University,
left last Tuesday afternoon for Taco
ma, where he will spend a short time
and then go to California for the sum
The Fourth will be jollier and your
Miss Lelo Nicklln, who has been
money go further If you patronize
visiting at Dr. Geiger’s, left last Satur
day afternoon for her home in Salem.
These warm days housekeepers find
Mrs. Chas. La Chapelle, of Portland,
the bakery a great help In supplying
the table without the discomfort of who Is visiting relatives in Dllley, was
baking. So many good things just like in town yesterday.
home-made, cheaper than you can cook
them, at Hines Bros.
Forest Grove has given a total o f
about $250 to the Heppner relief fund,
Delicious soda in all flavors, milk
Verboort so far $50, and Dilley, Gaston,
shakes, and ice cream to quench thirst,
Scholls. Gales Creek. Beaverton and
at Hines Bros.
Hilsboro have also made generous con
tributions. The Forest Grove Knights
G. B. Hardin went to Portland
o f Pythias and the Odd Fellows have
yesterday afternoon, returning today
each lodge given $50, and the Masonic
with three typewriters to fill orders
lodge, of which Mayor Kane is master,
taken in the county.
it Is undedstood will do equally well.
The county's contribution will total
W. S. Reynolds, the Dayton photog
about $1,000 when all in.
rapher and Jeweler, Is visiting here for
George Miller and brother, of Mc
Minnville, visited here yesterday with
Clyde Harris has returned from
Heppner, where he went shortly after
the disaster and ran the electric light
plant. The electric lines and poles
Frank Fletcher was down last Satur were nearly all taken away, and the
day from Kelso. Wash., returning Mon waterworks were in worse condition,
day to resume his work.
the pipes being torn out of the ground
M. L. Barnett, who has been attend and bent In all conceivable shapes. As
ing college during the past year, is soon as the most essential repairs
canvassing this county for a publishing had been made Mr. Harris returned
All kinds of builders' hardware a>
J. H. Westcott.
Scroggins Valley, June 22.— The
regular June rains have put the fin
ishing touches on all kinds o f crops,
and hay and grain crops will be heavy.
At present Messrs. Hammack and Mc-
farland are delivering a fine crop of
strawberries at 5 cents per pound.
Is the place where you can get
Perry Gabbert, of Gwin Mine, Califor
nia is visiting with the family of
H. W. Scott.
The citizens of this
valley have donated about $175
work and money for public road pur
poses, and under the suprevision of
All prices based on cash. W e
our new road boss. Tom Sain, every
give no credit. To all alike one
dollar is being used to the best advan
No untrustworthy goods
tage. John Callahan, who has charge
sold. No catch-penny prices. As
of the Patton Valley Road District,
low as we can afford.
is also doing good work. As usual,
have the newest and best stock.
the fruit crop will be heavy in this
That’s the way we are building up
vicinity. Henry W. Scott and Miss
our trade, and its gaining every
Daisy Matteson. of this valley, were
month. You want to get in with
married a short time ago in Portland,
the crowd. Our $1.85 and $2.65
and are now living on the Vale farm.
shoes for ladies have the snap and
Henry has a position with a large
finish o f higher goods.
Eastern timber company. At the an
nual school meeting Charles Denis W. L. D o u g l a s s , A. A. Cutter
was elected director and Herbert Mat Dr. R e e d s C u s h i n g S h o o s
teson clerk. Tae Baxters have sold
Are a few of the many good ones
ihelr 240 acres of timber land to W ill
j Patton. Talbot Miller has enclosed
Boys’ Jack-knife Shoes are good,
and put in cultivation considerable
and so is that knife. Come anl
new land. Mr. Fisher, who bought the
I Leipold farm, has over a mile of new
fence. He is having a large amount
| of brush land slashed, and will build a
I good house. The Roberts heirs have i
divided up their 240-acre home, and
Porphry l as built a new house on his j
part. Miss Mabel Matteson has re -!
¡turned from the Monmouth Normal |
School, where she has been attending j
for the past six months. The road re- \
t cently surveyed and re-located from |
the W ilcox donation claim to the Pat-
I ton Valley road, has been declared a
! public road by the county commis
sioners. This valley has rural free j 440 acres timber land. 13 miles from
mall delivery every day. Len Tupper Forest Grove. Price $2,500, If taken
is fencing and improving his timber before July 1st.
40 acres, all under fence, 15 acrea
Mrs. Nelson came out from
j Portland Friday evening. Mr. E. H. under good cultivation, good orebaro,
Kilham drove out from Portland Sun- 10 acres slashed, burned and seeded.
■ day with a new team and cartage to 15 acres timber. W ater piped to dwell
Davis ing from spring. Running water foi
' and Stoppenbacch. all o f Portland, own stock. Good dwelling. 2 1-2 miles from
i 1.200 acres of land. Including the Ray- Forest Orove.
| mod farm and other lands adjoining terms.
, it, and they are doing a large amount j 76 acres. 30 acres under cultivation,
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F if t h P r e s id e n t o f P a c ific U n i v e r s i t y a n d th e f ir s t la y m a n to h o ld th a t office.
Low Prices Next”
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F o u r b l o c k s f r o m c o lle g e c a m
P r ic e , $3,000,
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Forest Grove, Oregon
has 1 cen selected as distributing point for Washington and Yamhill
Counties for the famous
Wheeler (2b Wilson Sewing
The manager of The Bazar, Mr. K. N. Staehr,
has received Instructions to sell
T h e F irst T e n Machines at
$10 Discount Ea.
balance best of timber. Orchard, dwell
ing. barn, etc., all level, smooth land.
4 miles from Forest Grove. Pries
c o ld
A ll b u i ld in g s a n d fe n c e s In g o o d c o n d it io n .
O t h e r p r o p t e r t y f o r sa le .
'o f improvement on it.
|*te of Iowa, is foreman and manager
0f the Kilham and Davis ranch. Dex
ter Sain, who has been going to school
at Monmouth, came home last week.
The School Board has decided
employ a first-class teacher at good
wages, and expect good results. Mr
W alters has set out 14 acres in hops
on the Templeton farm. John Buer-
N ic e fr u it .
o f te n
t e r m s to s u it p u r c h a s e r .
C. V. B. Russell
The young man who on horseback rode down W illow Creek Canyon
Just ahead of the awful torrent and by his warning saved many lives, had
an older companion in heroism. Judge Julius Keitbly, of "three score and
ten.” who on a piece of a housetop rode the crest of the flood for more
than a mile and in his ride rescued three from the waters.
home in Its fullest sense, for wife and grandson, all that was dear to him,
as well as dwelling, were swept away, he saved the lives of all he could
reach, and has continued actively among the foremost In relieving his fel
H o t an d
Eight of those machines have already beea sold, leaving only two at re
duced price, but by calling at once or writing to Mr. K. N. Staehr, you
taav be lucky enough to get one yet. The machines are sold on easy
terms and warranted for ten year*. Old machines taken as part pay
W anted— Msn and wife to take Clarence Miller has juat establish*
charge of U rsu las» dairy -anrh. Ev a new sawmill al Gales City, -qaippt
Must be rstlabiewlth new machinery and Is now read
Apply to supply the market with anything I
the lumber line.