6 office with the firm of Hollis & Hawks. We have in this city a delightful J. F. WOODS, Editor. __ location, a good college, many natural Published Every Thursday by the W ash in g advantages and we hope that each and every man and woman in Washington ton County Publishing Co. Incorporated county will strive to push our county at Forest Grove, Oregon and home interests to the front in every possible way. “ In Union There CIRCULATION 1500. is Strength” . We also wish to take Rates on Job Work and Adver this occassion to thank the public for tising Furnished on Enquiry. their constant and liberal patronage. E arl B. H aw ks . WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS $1.00 a Year in Advance. Office on Pacific Avenue. Independent ’Phone. The Oregon hop crop which is commanding topnotch prices these Entered at the post-office at Forest days will help to lift many mortgages, and swell bank accounts. Grove, Oregon, as second class mail matter. For the shortcomings of this week’s Address all communications to Wash issue of T he N ews we hope will be ington County Pub. Co., excused because of our unfamil'arity Forest Grove, Ore. of the newspaper business in this city. If the NEWS fails to reach its subscrib We wish to thank those who have ers or is late, we request that immedi ate attention may be called to the same. handed in items and otherwise assisted in the publication this week. T H U R S D A Y , O C T. 6, ’04 Notice to the Public This week we assume the manage ment and editorship of the WASHING TON COUNTY N e w s . In doing so we find ourselves not only in the midst of a beautiful city and surrounding country but also in the midst of lots of hard work, for we mean to keep THE NEWS up to its present standard of excellency, and to do so we are com pelled to ask the co-operation of all. It shall be our aim to please our readers in so far as it is within our power, and to further the interests of Forest Grove and vicinity. The paper shall maintain the policy as heretofore and as for politics it will be found in the republican ranks. We ask the continuance of the excellent patronage the paper has had in the past, which will thus make THE NEWS one of the best and newiest papers in Washington county. J. F. WOODS, Editor. In the personal property assessment of Washington county there are six head of dogs, at the remarkable valua tion of ninety cents. It would seem that there is something wrong some where. There should at least be a dollars worth in the entire county. The death of Postmaster General Henry C. Payne, which occurred at the Arlington hotel in Washington, Tuesday evening, removes from the cabinet one of its most eminent mem bers. The remains will be interred at Milwaukee, Wis., the deceased late home, on next Sunday afternoon. College Notes. Miss Dagmar Ames spent Sunday at her home in Portland. Alfred M. North, ’01, has been granted a scholarship at the University of Chicago. Mrs. Whittlesey of Portland and Mrs. Poinsett of Hubbard were the The present issue of THE NEWS is guests of Miss Haskell at Herrick Hall under the management of the new the fore part of the week. .proprietor, J. F. Woods, formerly of Debaters are trying to form a four- Springfield, Oregon, where he estab cornered league between the Univer lished and successfully conducted the sity of Oregon, Whitman College, the Springfield News, but he recently sold University of Washington and this that plant. Last week he purchased institution. the entire business of the Washington The results at Alpha Zeta were: C. County Publishing Company and is now in full charge. Mr. Woods is a K. Fletcher, pres; H. E. Witham, vice- young newspaper man of life long pres; H. E. Wilson, secy; C. C. experience, of marked ability, and is Mason, treas; and R. W. Peterson, ser- worthy of the continuance of the exten geant-at-arms. sive patronage THE NEWS has enjoyed. We feel that in retiring from THE NEWS that we have built up a business of which any one may feel satisfied and we respectfully ask that the many patrons will continue their liberal patronage with THE NEWS under its new management. Mr. Will French the former business manager has other business interests in view while the undersigned in leaving the editorship will be found hereafter at his law Che men’s literary societies have held their first meetings of the school year which were given over to the election of officers for the present term. Gamma Sigma chose H. W. Gates, pres; Norman White, vice pres; Otis James, recording secretary; H. W. Sparks, treas; S. B. Lawrence, sergeant- at-arms and Willard Wirtz, practical secy. had the unusual honor of having an original article published in the Ameri can Journal of Neurology and Psychol ogy, one of the leading scientific journals of the United States. Mr. Emmel’s contribution was the sub stance of a thesis which he received his Master’s degree last commence ment. Coach Magee arrived last Friday evening and the football situation is now assuming definite shape. About twenty-five men are out on the field each evening and the first team already shows a marked improvement under Coach Magee’s efficient training. The first game will be played on the camp us next Saturday, and with Hill Mili tary Academy of Portland. The vis itors have been training longer than Pacific’s team and, although much lighter, will give the ’varsity a good practice contest. A number of good games will be played here this year. Among these is one with Albany Col lege, which is scheduled for October 29. Whitman College of Walla Walla, Wash., may also be brought here. The Thanksgiving game will be with Willamette University and will prob ably occur at Salem. The probable line-up for Saturday is: Geo. Phil- brook, center; Luce and Hall, guards; Dimmick and Jones, tackles; Peterson and Gates, ends; Sparks, quarter; Shannon and Neil, halves; and Wat son Philbrook, fullback. T h e S ile n c e o f B u tterflies. After all, the chief charm of this race of winged flowers does not lie in their varied and brilliant beauty, nor yet in their wonderful series of transforma tions, in their long and sordid caterpil lar life, their long slumber in the chrysalis or the very bi^ef period which comprises their beauty, their lovemak ing, their parentage and their death. Nor does it lie in the fact that we do not yet certainly know whether they have in the caterpillar shape the facul ty of sight or not. and do not even know the precise use of their megt con spicuous organ in maturity, the "Anten nae. Nor does it consist in this—that they of all created things have fur nished man with the symbol of his own immortality. It rather lies in the fact that, with all their varied life and activity, they represent an absolutely silent world. * * * All the vast array of modern knowledge has found no butterfly which murmurs with an audi ble voice and only a very few species which can even audibly click or rustle with their wings.—T. W. Iligginson m Atlantic. M a t e r i a l lined In M a k i n g ; N o te P a p e r . It is not a pleasant thought that the brilliant white note paper which your hand rests upon may have in it the fibers from the filthy garment of some Egyptian fellah after it has passed through all the stages of decay until it is saved by a ragpicker from the gut ter of an Egyptian town, and yet it is a fact that hundreds of tons of Egyp- tain rags are exported every year into America to supply our paper mills. At Mannheim, on the Rhine, the American importers have their ragpicking houses where rags are collected from all over Europe, the disease infected Levant not excepted, and where women and chil dren, too poor to earn a better living, work day after day, with wet sponges tied over their mouths, sorting these filthy scraps for shipment to New York. The P. C. C. Milk Co. has advanced Our best papers are made of these rags the price of milk to $1.25 per and our common ones of wood pulp, which is obtained by grinding and hundred the price will be paid until macerating huge blocks from some of the middle of the month. Their out our soft wooded forest trees.—National put the past week has been exception Geographic Magazine. ally large the 5 days of this m onth! CnxtoniN o t t h e ivam rn . The author of a book on the Kaffirs they have shipped 5 car loads of the cream, going to all parts of the U. S. of South Africa says: “The women are, on the whole, in favor of polygamy. One car to New Orleans and two to Sometimes a woman who has a dozen California. The demand for the Car-! other ‘sisters.’ as they call fellow wives, nation Brand continues to become will go to a woman who is the solitary wife of a man and ask her if she does stronger, showing that that quality is not feel lonely. No one can visit a the best and the factory here is work large kraal—such, for example, as the ing full force and is unable to supply king's kraal in Swaziland—where there are hundreds of lints, and not feel that all the orders. there is a certain charm in the social Bargains 30 acres of A 1 farm land, f mile from Cornelius, all in cultivation, good 1 h story house, frame barn, good orch ard, 2 wells, good road, 4 cows, 2 heifers, plow, harrow, 12 tons hay in barn, $3600. $2000 cash, balance on time at 6 per cent. This is a snap. 80 acres, 3^ miles from Cornelius, 30 cleared, 40 slashed and in pasture, 10 acres good timber, good four-room house, barn 40x60, other necessary buildings, hydraulic spring water to house and bam. Here is a genuine bargain for $2800; 81000 down, bal ance at 6 per cent. R. W. M c N u t t , Real estate agent, Cornelius, Ore. life of the place. It is a sort of college life, and frequently my thoughts hav‘> reverted to my old varsity days, and it has struck me that if one could im agine a set of men living in the old court of Trinity surrounded by wives and children, with a social circle In which every one was related to every one else, one might get some idea of the sheer joy of life amid 1,000 rela tions.” T h e T ruth. “Mr. Hardup must have used a great deal of flattery to win the heiress.” “No; he simply told her the truth.” “Indeed?” “Yes; he said he couldn't live with out her.” S p itefu l. Miss Oldgirl—I don't like the color of my hair. Miss Youngtliing—Don’t let that bother you, my dear. It can't be long now before it turns gray. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Nourse, of The English statute mile was first de Springfield, Oregon, arrived in this city fined in the thirty-fifth year of Queen Victor Emmel, who was a student in this morning. Mr. Nourse will be Elizabeth. Before that time it was put the scientific department last year, has associated with THE N ew s . down at 5,000 feet.