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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (March 10, 1904)
telephone companies there was too
much annoyance to subscribers because
A Poet’s Wardrobe.
of crossing of wires and other elecrtical Gabriele d’Annunzio, the well
known Italian writer, has in his
wardrobe, according to a Neapolitan
The matter was left in the above journalist,
condition pending acceptance by the es, twelve dozen
pairs of colored
company on the terms prescribed.
socks, some of cotton and others of
A new set of rules for governing the silk; forty-eight pairs of gloves for
action of the council were adopted. the street and twenty-four pairs for
dress, eight light blue para
An acceptance of the terms of evening
ten green umbrellas, twentv
the franchise granted to Mr. Hughes dozen pocket
was ordered read and recorded in the neckties, ten vests, fourteen pairs
of shoes, four or five dozen pairs of
and noiseless slippers and a
Appointment of G. W. Lenneville soft
number of hats, smoking jack
as deputy marshal was approved.
ets, evening dress coats, silk dress
Atty. Huston, of Hillsboro, who has ing gowns and other garments.
had the Hartrampf warrant case in There is only one other man in
hand for some time, was ordered to Italy, it is said, who has such a
and costly wardrobe, and that
proceed to collect the same of the large
A Snail's Story.
Discussion of the case of Watson vs
in a little round house.
city of Forest Grove resulted in order I I live
no window, but I have a
ing the case appealed to the circuit door.
court and a warrant was ordered drawn This morning some one knocked
to L. C. Walker, recorder, for $8.00 on the top of my house. I think it
to defray the expenses of the appeal. more polite to knock on the door.
I heard a little girl sing:
Some feeling was expressed at the "Snail,
come out of your hole.
manner in which the county court Or I will snail,
burn you as black as a coal.”
interfered in the city’s affairs as an I did not come out. I waited un
unwarranted abuse of discretion on the til she went away. Then I took a
part of the county court.
I took my house with me. I feel
The Royal Fire Extinguisher which safer
to have my house with me.
did such quick work on the bonfire in Something
may harm me if I come
the church square < about three weeks out of my house.
ago was shown to the council. It I have very good eyes. They are
the ends of nyy long horns.
developed that the cost of the extin at My
eyes are not pretty, but they
guisher was $15.00, that a charge lasts are useful.—Jones’
three and one-half minutes at a cost of
A Leaf For a Tent.
about tweive cents a charge.
It seems to meet with approval but What trees bear the largest
An English botanist tells
the councilmen not being expert along leaves?
is those that belpng to
that line, referred the matter to the the palm family.
First must be
fire chief to investigate and report at mentioned the inaja palm, of the
banks of the Amazon, the leaves of
the next meeting.
which are no less than fifty feet in
length by ten to twelve in width.
Certain leaves of the Ceylon palm
attain a length of twenty feet and
Ancient Bald Heads.
the remarkable width of sixteen.
A discovery in the land of the The
use them for making
pharaohs will interest those whose tents. natives
heads time has ravaged. A French nut palm, the usual comes
Egyptologist has recently unearthed leaves is about thirty feet.
a papyrus giving a recipe for wh.it umbrella magnolia of Ceylon bears
must in those times have been a leaves that are so large that a sin
royal remedy against baldness, since gle
one may sometimes serve as a
it was concocted for no less a per shelter
fifteen or twenty per
sonage than King Chata, the second sons. for ______________
sovereign of the first dynasty, about
The Decline of Pie.
4000 B. C. The remedy was em
ployed by the king’s mother. It A writer in Harper’s Weekly la
consisted of a salve of dogs’ paws, ments the passing of the American
dates and asses’ hoofs pounded up pie habit as it flourished a genera
and then boiled in oil. With this tion ago. Americans, he thinks,
salve the royal head was anointed. eat other foods than pie now. Pat
As to the result the papyrus is re ent breakfast foods compete auda
ciously with pie for the supremacy
of the breakfast table. Pie does not
8habby, but Noble.
advertise, and a food that does not
Not long ago John Burns, M. P., advertise cannot expect to maintain
was seen by a Battersea elector its tyranny over the digestive appa
walking arm in arm with a shabbily ratus of a nation of readers. Pie
dressed man, whom the Battersea is no longer the champion of the
resident took to be a tramp. Draw food list. “But what seems espe
ing Burns aside, he said to him: cially remarkable about it is the
“Look 'ere, John, dee-raocmey’c nil lack of individuality about the pie
very fine, but don’t you reckcrnize of commerce. The lunch room keep
what’s doo to your position a« a recognizes only two kinds of pie
member of the ’ouse? Fancy wi.Ik er
—good pie and spoiled pie. Con
in’ about harm in harm in broad sumers
be equally undiscrim
daylight with a workin’man.' inating. must
when pie was
“S-sh,” whispered Burns. “That’« king it was not age
the Duke of Norfolk.” And it v.;v were pies and pies.” Then there
The S P R IN G S T Y L E S
w are more fascinating than ever and you can’t realize how many styles there
^ are to suit every face (and in price adapted to every pocketbook too) 1
£ until you have seen the new stock in Mrs, Dixon’s Millinery Parlors. &
& Don’t buy joblot headgear without style or distinction just because it is ®
® cheap. We can sell hats just as cheap and not so common. Call on us $•
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