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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 7, 1903)
An Up*to-Date Country Newspaper--Republican in P, litica.
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F o r e s t G r o v e , W i s h i a ^ t o n C o u n t y , O r e g o n , A u g . 7, 1 9 0 3 .
Sherwood school board has just re
cently engaged the following teachers
for the ensuing school year: E. T.
Faltiug, of Michigan, as principal, ana
Miss Alice Irwin, of San Diego, Cai.,
as primary teacher. From the infor
mation received by the board prepara
tory to the hiring of Mr. Falting, he
comes highly recommended as an ex
perienced man in the way of education
and school methods.----- The United
Artisans o f Middleton and Sherwood
were the guests o f the Scholls As
sembly on last Tuesday evening. Ai»
reported having a splendid time, and
many are the praises for the hospital
ity received.----- The town recorder
was called out from his peaceful
slumbers a few evenings ago to quiet
a periodical spasmodic which predom
inates to quite a degree in a suburban
couple. However, the altercation was
soon adjusted, and the couple went
ome rejoicing to think that the fra
ternal ties that so closely bind were
not severed.----- The onion growers of
this district report the weather very
unfavorable for the maturing of the
crop. They claim that the greates.
danger now- exists in the cloudy, cool
weather bringing on blight and mould.
The crop will be several thousand
sacks short o f last season’s yield.
about over here, and some of the far
mers are beginning to prepare for
threshing.—— Miss Short and Miss
./Templeton, who have been the guests
of Miss Mary Bmmel for the past
week, returned to their homes in Fo.
ost Grove last
i'oung people of the Farmington M. E.
hurch are going to give an ice cream
■ocial next Saturday evening, August
A pleasant time is anticipated.—
■One of our farmers was in Portland
this week with a load of farm pro-
iuce. principally potatoes, and was
obliged to reap what some scalawag
farmer had sown. If we want to gain
the confidence of city trade, let us re
member that “ honesty Is the best pol
ed home from their outing at the only trouble now is his appetite.——-
Coast.----- It has been too cold for com- Several of the Gaston boys were out
Scholls, Aug. 6.— Mr. and Mrs.
Wollschlegel have just returned from
Glencoe, where they have been visit
ing friends.----- The lawn party at A.
B. Flint’s home last Saturday night
is reported to have been a very pleas
ant and successful affair.----- C. H.
Brooks and w ife will start for Califor
nia as soon as they can get packed.
Mr. and Mrs. Fisk will move into their
house.----- Mrs. Lillegard, from Farm
ington, was at Scholls, Saturday, giv
ing music lessons for the first time.—
.—Mr. and Mrs. LeRue, from Portland,
are visiting friends at Scholls.
Banks, Aug. 6 — Mr. Robert Rufli
had several ribs broken by being
pressed against the barn door by a
horse.----- McGraw & Co. are baling
hay for Mr. McGill.----- Mrs. Mahona,
o f Forest Grove, is visiting friends at
this place.----- The F ir Grove picnic
went off nicely, with an attendance of
about one hundred and fifty people.—
— Mr. N. S. Prickett and son are going
with Mr. Herb's thresher.----- Mr. Gar-
rigus has five acres o f fine corn, which
he intends to put In his silos this fall.
Oilley, Aug. 6.— Abner Bruggs re
turned from Seaside last week.-----
Mrs. Maury and Mrs. Miller made a
business trip to Forest Grove Wednes
day afternoon.----- Mr. D. Chowning
has gone to Seattle for a short time.—
— Samuel Aplin, of Rainier, is visiting
friends and relatives here.— Mrs. Hat
tie Burchell, of Heppner. is visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bucking
ham.----- W e are sorry to hear of th «
sad accident that happened to W alter
Chatfield while working on H. A. Hub-
bert's baler, but hope he will soon re
cover.----- Miss Elsie Maury was visit
ing friends on Gales Creek last week.
----- W e see Porter Tupper is able to
he hauling wood.----- Miss Mack is vis
iting friends in Portland.----- Mrs. Mc
Pherson is having an addition put on
to her house.----- E. J. Hubbert is doing
a big business in wood and has sev
eral men employed.----- Mrs. Jennie
Burchell. who has been visiting her
aunt, Mrs. Sally Hoover, left
Heppner Thursday.— If anybody wants
a good square meal, call on Mrs. Mag
gie Ulm. on Grand Ave.
Beaverton. Aug. 4.— Miss Emma
Archabold. of Hillsboro, and Professor
Coffee, who has been taking a special
course at Stanford, spent a few days
visiting with R. H. W alker and family
last week.----- W. E. Barnes and fam
ily are enjoying an outing at Alsea
Bay.----- John Wolf. Lorance W olf, and
George Hughaon are spending a cou-
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fort at the seaside this summer, fox ln the mountains thU week and re-
turned with a number of fine deer,
in fact we have not had any summe; They report flndlng partleg ,n tb(J
yet and if the weather man don’t hurry woods wlth dogg that were uged ,Q
it will be autumn before he gets his chaslng the deer
Any one who w ll,
summer started, and the sea bathing use dogs ,n huntlng deer lg but uttle
will be lost to many an eager swim- better than the bruteg he ugeg ,n the
mer.----- The wild hay that grows so cbasP
abundantly on the uncultivated part
of the Wapato lake land has been cut
Beaverton, Aug. 6. Mr. John Henry
and baled and Is now being shipper went to the Coast Saturday to spend
to Oswego, where it is used in making a ^ew days with his family, who are
moulds in the Oswego foundry. The catnping there for the season.
hay is not very valuable as feed, but Fletcher, from Seattle, consented to
makes excellent packing for foun- barber the b° y 8 of Beaverton Satur-
drles, bottle factories, etc., and Is day He used hls tools very cleverly.
W. H. Morton is improving his
much cheaper than excelsior.----- Pat
with a new sidewalk. Mr.
ton & Holscher have been unable to
fill the demand that has been made Bailey is doing the work for him.-----
Hayward, Aug. 6.— Mr. R. Strohmyer upon them for lumber, and they have Quite a bit o f wood is being hauled
is building an addition to his barn.----- just completed putting in another en- lnto town and plled alon« tha rallroad
Hayward farmers are busily harvest glne of 90 horsepower and boiler, anu ^or shiPment-
W. L. Barnes, the
ing their rye and oats. Potatoes and also a gang edger. They expect to be f ° reman
tb*8 section. Is off on a
other crops are looking fine this year. able ln future to fill all orders on sh o rt! two wepk8’ vacatlon to the Coast t0
----- Mrs. Stote, of Portland, is visiting notice with the very best of lumber, as v,slt hls father- Mr H ’ C’ WaUs U
her mother and sister this week.----- they have a fine body of yellow fir fll,inK hls plftce whl,e he 18 * one’-----
Mrs. Raulf and Mrs. Roebuck were from which to select their logs.
Quite a drove of sheep was kept over
calling on Mrs. Whitten Friday even Master Williams, at the Patton mill, night here Tuesday night. They came
pie of weeks in the mountains, hunt
ing.----- Mr. J. D. Jennings and fam while riding a log on the mill pond from UP the valley’----- A 8ma11 bunch
ing and fishing.— Aug. Rossi. S. Lai»
ily were visiting on Gales Creek Sun came near being drowned, as tne log of hor8P8 18 belnS pa8tured
ducei and A. Morracci are sojourning
day.----- There was German preaching he had selected was a cranky one and a few days- They were brought here
at Newport.— Miss L illie Wilson, of
at Hayward Sunday.----- Miss Traver threw him Into the water, and onl, | by three Kent,emen from ^ atern ° re*
Portland, visited Saturday and Sun
will soon close her school at Hayward. for the prompt action of mill hands * on *° 8el1’----- Hou8es are ,n K° ° d
day with Dr. Robinson’s family.----- R.
Glencoe. Aug. 5.— Mr. C. S. White, She has had a successful term and he would have found a watery grave. ! demand here at the Present’ one man
D. Benham is in Beaverton again for
of Shady Brook, fell ofT of a log last everybody is well pleased. At closing ----- New potatoes are an excellent crop 18 ramplnK in tb® ed« e
a few days.----- The new sidewalk
Saturday morning and hurt himself there will be a picnic.----- A dance and thls season, and hops are promising ln* for a ebance to rent or buy a hou8e'
which Judge Morton is having laid In
quite badly. Quite a gash was cut ,ce cream supper will be held p.t Hay- well and unless something unforeseen ! Some of our c,tlzens would do * ? U
front of his store and residence will
above his right eye and his face ward dance hall next Saturday night, turns up will give a big yield.----- to bu,ld 8ome houseB t0 re n t------- ^
be a decided improvement over the
bruised. Mr. W hite won't try to w atlr' August 8.
Frank Ralston has Just received h counc" dld 8° rae more of the pl8nnln*
old one.----- The cap and necktie social
any more logs very soon.----- Mr. a
large steam thresher engine, and H. L 1 of 8 nPW Jalt Mom,ay n,* ht’----- Me88r8'
given by the young people of the M. E.
Gm ton, Aug. 6.— A number of pco Cowls has also had a large enR,ne ; G o r g e Hughron and John W olf shoul-
church was a decided success, both Mrs. Thos. Connell spent a few day,
in Portland, visiting relatives. If-t > e
the city o f Portland are shipped out to use In baling bay ! dp™ ’
,helr rtfle8 and took to * *
socially and financially.
. mountains to chase g ae for theu
week.---- Mrs J Inch. - _ uu '
,pt» r mi ;>* f »
She has been bedfast nearly two They are staying near enough to shel-
Sherwood, Aug. 5.— Perry Hall, who weeks.----- W e are glad to see that ter ,o In case of rain they can come early and late while the season lasts theT crop as doing well, and thoy are
has been engaged in the harness busi Wm. Joos is able to be out again, after in out of the wet these cold days.----- ----- Bert W hite has hls thresher ready la hopea that the prlCe W‘ " be brtter
ness for the past four months, has 'is recent
sickness.----- Miss Lucy It was carelessness or the lack of to run and wil start the macnlne to than last year.----- Molly Mitzel is vis
moved to Portland to accept a posi Davis is home from Portland, where thought that caused people to crowd humming Monday morning.----- Farm iting the home folks this week.-----
tion as teamster on a grading job.----- the has been working for the past upon a bridge to its overloading ana ers are storing a large amount of hay W. T. Desinger is going on a two
I The S. P. Co. are now busily engaged three months.----- Quite a number of to their own peril or destruction. And this season ln anticipation of a better weeks' trip to the hot springs In the
| in laying heavy steel on their track the young folks attended
the ice how much more careless, shortsighted price next spring, but we believe at Cascades to spur hls health up a little.
I through this place. This will be a cream social at W est Union last Sat or positive lack o f thought it must be present prices it is a mistake.----- Mr ----- Misses Summers and Zimmerman
| great improvement over the old steel, urday evening.----- John W. Connell for young men to drink liquor at all, to Rogers has planted a fine new picket called on the former’s sister at Farm
which was far too light for the in went with Dr. W. D. Wood and Thos. say nothing about drinking to excess, fence in front of hls dwelling, thus ington Wednesday.
creasing heavy traffic durir.g the past Tongue, of Hillsboro, but had mercy when they know that it Is a certain adding to the appearance o f hls place,
Patton Valley, Aug. 5.— Mr. Dan Mc-
few years.----- O. Brown, o f Forest on the deer and spared them all.----- road to dishonor, loss o f position and and it’s an Improvement to the town
Grove, who has been interested in the Miss Lena W alfler is suffering with a ruin worse than death. How many ----- The Gaston baseball club have I,eod and Jimmy Lee went hunting
creamery business for the pasl fifteen blood poisoning in her hand.----- Mr. become useless, worthless wrecks be- rented a ten-acre corner of Wapato Friday. They killed two wild cats,
years in Oregon, and is now desirous and Mrs. B. Cornelius, or Hillsboro, -ause thev do not stop and think.----- lake and are wearing the sod in their but failed to bring back the venison
o f securing a favorable location for a spent Sunday with their daughter, Frank Kelly Is piling high a fine lot of practice. Fd. Jeter, the pitcher, spits for which they went.----- Mr. Styhten-
plant, spent a few days in Sherwood Mrs. W. E. Mays. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. cak and fir wood at the Gaston switch. on the ball and then sends it on a bock and family, of Portland, are
and vicinity gathering data as to the Cornelius and fam ily fere alo there.— Can not get cars, so the pile grows curve that challenges the world. The spending their vacation on their ranch
advisability of locating at this place. — Mrs. J. W. Connell is up at the Den higher and
higher.----- J. Satterle», only trouble so far is that they can’t about eight miles west of Gaston, ex
Mr. Brown states owing to condition» ny Ford, camping with Mr. and Mrs. Norman Naylor, Allen Bran and W. find any one who can catch hls deliv pecting to stay two months. Mr.
which now exist in the way o f competi J. W. Morgan, of Hillsboro.— Mr. G. P. "verest were out from Portland foi a ery. T ’-e bovs are going to challenge Stvhtenhock Is of the Pacific Paper
tion from the Portland buyers, that it Norman and son, of Astoria, are visit day’s fishing. They were guests of the world’s champions as soon as they Company, Portland. Oregon.----- Mr.
would be a very unprofitable Inves- ing with his sister, Mrs. Mary Davis.
Dr. and Mrs. Everest and took a fine get a lltle more practice.----- Henry William Davis and family, also Mr. E d
string of big trout home with them.— Caves, who has been quite low with Kilham and family, recently of Port
ment to start a creamery, especially
this close to the metropolis.----- The
Farmington, Aug. 6.— Haying is — Edna and Mamie Hibbs have return tvphold f?ver, is convalescent. Th« land, have moved on their ranches to
make their homes.----- Messrs. Btyhten-
bock, Davis and Gilson each own 400
acres of good land. They are prosper
ing. owning about 400 head o f stock,
horses, cattle and pigs Their ranches
are at the head of Patton Valley, about
eight miles from Gaston.----- The bal
ers are very busy this week at the
Darling Smith place, baling for Jack
Olsen.----- Haying Is proceeding rap
idly; will soon be done.----- The grain
is ripening fast; already the binders
are singing the old song we like to
hear.----- Miss Rosa Oerrish and Mr.
W ill Oerrish were visiting at Mr Alau
McLeod's last week.----- Mr. and Mrs.
Sterling Bloom and Mr. and Mrs. A.
McLeod were visitors at Mr. Alan Mc
Leod's Sunday.----- Mr. Frank Fields
and a companion, of the condensed
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milk factory, were In Patton Valley In
1 the Interests of the factory.----- M».
Brown, of Gaston, was In Patton Val
ley on a business trip yesterday.-----
Mr. Frank McKenzie flndlng the cli
mate agreeable, is now working on
the Johnson-I.eabo farm.----- Mr. ana
Mrs. George Doney and sister were
visitors at the home o f Mr. C. H.
Standbridge Sunday.----- Miss Ann!»
| Hynd and father, o f Eastern Oregon,
are visiting her sister Mrs. George
Doney, at her home three miles south
west of Gaston. They expect to stay
only a short time.
The field o f The News Is the first agri
cultural county of Oregon. First for clover,
for onions, for grapes, and In d airyin g ; It
also leads in diversified farming and is
famous for fine horses, good cattle and
blooded sheep and goats. Its hay is being
bought, thousands o f tons of It, by the
government to feed cavalry horses in the
Philippines; Its wines took gold medals
over California's exhibit at the Chicago
World's Fair. Its prunes and hops get the
top prices in the market, and sugar beets,
flax, tobacco, sweet potatoes, horse rau
ish, and mushrooms show the variety of
Its 18.000 people live la
3500 houses, o f which 2500 are on farms,
and the great majority own their own
homes. Sig wagon roads and two lines ef
railway connect the county with Portland,
metropolis of the Pacific Northwest, frofc
4 to 32 miles distant, und here is found
ready sale for its products. Good scuoels,
good roads, a network of farm telephones
and many rural delivery routes affording
dally mull make Washington county a pros
perous country region with all the con
veniences of the city.
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MONEY IN PRUNES
A W I L L A M E T T E V A L L E Y PRUNE
GOOD BL ACKS MI T H A T DI LLEY.
People of that vicinity will he glad
to know that now their needs in
Macksmlthlng, new work and all kinds
o f repairing and wagon work, especial
ly horseshoeing, can be accommodat
ed at Dilley. by a first-class black
smith from Tillamook. 8, O. Thayer,
who has opened the shop there.