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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1905)
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FORMST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, JUNE, 1, 1905.
STATE GRANGE CLOSED
| attending on that day, bring all the
flowers they can conveniently carry,
which will be used to a very good
advantage in impressing the fair visit
on that day of one of the beauties Albany Selected as Next Meeting
Great Preparations are Being Made
of Washington county.
Place On the First
and the Success of the Day
This is the one time in the lives of
all residents of this city and county to
show their patriotism for the county in
I which they live.
The success of the exposition on
An Excellent Program and Parade that day depends upon what Washing Large Amount of Work Done On Clos-
ton county makes it.
ing Day— All Pleased With
Crowd is Expected
Washington County Day at the
Lewis and Clark Exposition is set for
next Tuesday June 6th. It is ex
pected that the greater part of the
population of the county will attend
the fair on that day. The Southern
Pacific has issued a schedule which
can be seen by refering to the supple-
ment page of this paper and will pro-
vide sufficient cars to carry all who
wish to go.
There will be an appropriate pro
gram in the auditorium composed of a
splendid concert by Innes’ band, and
speaking by good orators and a grand
The program for Forest Grove’s part,
as far as we are able to give it will con
sist of several speeches on the general
subject of “ Forest Grove.”
James R. Robertson, of Pacific Univer- j
shy, will speak on “ Its Institutions and
Homes.” and Judge Hollis on “ Its
Location and Resources.”
these talks will be short for there will j
be lots more to the program which is
net yet definitely known. Mrs. Chap
man, head of the vocal department of
the university, will render a solo.
It is requested that everybody
To the People of Forest Grove
Tuesday, June 6th, has been
designated as “ Washington County
Day” at the Lewis and Clark Fair.
It is expected that a special ex
cursion train will be run, getting
into Portland at a convenient hour
in the morning, and leaving late in
evening so as to give opportunity to
see the Fair under the felectric
The local committee having in
charge arrangements for the day is
anxious that Forest Grove shall be
fittingly represented, and to that
end urgently requests every person
who can possibly do so to join the
It will be the banner opportunity
to bring the attractions of our city
to the notice of the public. An
effort will be made to have all busi
ness houses in Forest Grove closed
for the day.
Let every loyal citizen do his
best to make the day a success.
T . H . A d a m s ,
W. H . H o l l is ,
C. N. J o h n s o n ,
H . HAYNES,
W. N. FERRIN,
G o ff B r o s .
HARDWARE and MACHINERY
Opens April 1st
Now is the time to buy
a nice Rod, while the ^ 1
stock is complete.
W e have a full line of
of the celebrated A. G.
Spaulding Bros. A nice
line of Gloves, Bats,
Balls, Masks and Catch
The time will soon be here when you will want to
take your best girl out for a ride. It will make her
feel proud to ride in an up to date Studebaker Buggy.
W e have a nice lot on hand; come in and see them at
The largest line of Galvanized Pipe and pipe fit
tings in the city. If you want pipe laid we do it; we
will install you a nice bath tub, or a Porcelain sink, or
a Wash basin, in fact everything you need in that line
JO H N
D E E R E PLO W S, SN E L L BICYCLES,
STU DEBA K ER W AGONS
The Peerless Ball Bearing Lawn Mower, 14 inch
and 16 inch with 10 inch drive wheels are beauties
and almost run themselves. Bring in your lawn
mowers and get them repaired and sharpened, it
will save you lots of hard work.
FOREST GROVE ,
Through the unselfish and comb ined
LOST BY ONE POINT
influence of all who have in any way
helped to make this session of our [
Pacific University vs. Multnomah
State Grange memorable and useful,
we bespeak for our order greater and
Athletic Club Tuesday
grander progress and advancement in MOlIlOrlal Day In Forest Grove, One
all lines of our work.
of Marked Respect for
The Multnomah Athletic Club of
Portland met Pacific University on the
Pursuant to the designation of Tues
college campus on Decoration day.
day, June 6th, as Washington County
The day was ideal and some good rec
Day at the Lewis and Clark Centen- Appropriate Services in
Church ords were made. Although the score,
nial Exposition being held in Portland,
59 to 58, went against the ’Varsity by
and Many Graves Strewn
Oregon, I hereby proclaim the above
one point the meet is considered as
named date as a holiday, and earnestly
almost a victory since in some instances
request all places of business in the
Pacifies men did not enter in events,
city to close, in recognition of the
as Peterson, for instance, did not enter
honor bestowed upon us by the Expo
Memorial Day was fittingly observed the half mile. The school record in
The last day of the 32nd annual
sition authorities. And further, urge in this city on Tuesday, and the
the 440 yard run was lowered to 51.4.
meeting of the state grange came to a
j all who can to avail themselves of the ! weather was perfect and the city was
Gates also did the 880 yard run in
close last Friday and it was full of
opportunity of assisting in this event.
I filled with people.
record time breaking across the tapi in
work, there being much accomplished
C. N. JOHNSON,
2:04 leaving his nearest competitor
by that progressive and energetic body.
Mayor of the City of Forest Grove.
| the Relief Corps went to the different out of sight around the turn. Boyd
A great many important measures
Dated at the City Hall, May 31, 1905. ' cemeteries and decorated the graves of | a]s0 did good work in
the pole vault.
were brought up by resolution and
the soldiers, and on the following morn Geo. Philbrook deserves credit for his
adopted and if they are all made into
THIRD ANNUAL ROSE SHOW
ing the Relief Corps and members of work in defeating Kelly, the Baker
laws the country will be benefited by
the G. A. R. and school children City lad, who took his six firsts from
the session held here.
The indiscriminate election to mem Vert's Hall Scene of Great Col formed at the school house and headed P. U. two weeks ago.
by the Forest Grove band marched to
Trainer “ Dad” Moulton was well
bership of those who are not in touch
lection of Forest Grove
bridge near the power house and pleased with the outcome except for a
with agriculture was condemned; an
held an impressive and appropriate few minor considerations.
effort will hereafter be made to keep
in honor of the soldier and
There was no doubt but that Pa
out those thus situated, however
cific had the strongest team on the field
worthy, as it is realized that they sel
show was held last Saturday afternoon
Returning about noon, the services and if they had been placed right
dom if ever become good Grangers.
again taken up at the Congrega- would have secured their victory with
The resolution asking congress to
pass what is known as the Henry bill proven to be one of the most success • tional church, and composed chiefly of a good margin. However, all things
favoring a parcels post system was ful yet held. There were not as many the address by Judge W. H. Hollis considered the meet was the best of
roses exhibited this year, but there I which was impressive and eloquently the season. The crowd also was the
i largest that Pacific’s grandstand has
The pure food committee’s report were better varieties. Interest in the delivered.
held this year.
asking for the passage of more rigid
On June 10 the ’Varsity’s team will
laws for the protection of foods and all — entries being made from Gaston and 30th, the Relief Corps and G. A. p .
other products, by state and Nation Greenville. Ice cream and cake were met in their hall and marched to the compete at Salem with the three other
served, and at the close the cut flowers church where Rev, Boyd delivered the largest schools in the state for inter-
sold, mostly to those who are Memorial sermon.
j collegiate championship. On June 16
Resolutions condemning the pauper
in not having roses of their
All the business houses were closed and 17 in p ortiand at the stadium of
immigration to this counrry was
own. Following is the list of entries between the hours of 10 a.
and 4 the Fair grounds, Pacific will compete
ln , for American inter-collegiate honors.
adopten requests the State Legislature
| — We carry a large assortment of
to pass a law to prevent the payment Entries, Mrs. H. B. Johnson, First |
—C. J. Pedersen sells all paints on patterns in wall paper in our big stock.
of interest on state warrants; also for
' Roe and Buxton.
Second prize; Mrs. L. C. Walker, hand at a reduction.
the passage of an income tax law.
A measure was adopted touching on
the state printer’s fees and declaring mention; Miss M. Hinman, Dwinell ,
that the state printing should be done Clapp.
Class II— Best five varieties of Roses. |
Mrs. G. O. Rogers, First
Four towns were placed in nomina
C. V. Russell, Second j
tion for the place of holding the next
Successors to McNAMER k JOHNSON
R. Robertson, Third
annual Session. They were Albany,
Corvallis, Salem and The Dalles.
Al prize; Mrs. E. A. Hanna, H. L. j
bany won out by one vote on the first Bates, Mrs Walter Hogc, Mrs. G. A.
Boldrick, Mrs. E. X. Harding, Gaston.
Class III— Best single varieties.
COMMITTEE ON RESOLUTIONS
Entries— Mrs. G. 0 . Rogers, First
The committee on resolutions sub prize; Miss M. Langley, Second prize;
mitted the following, which received Mrs. G.O. Sloane, Third prize; Mrs.
E. A. Hanna, Honorable mention;
We, the undersigned, committee F. M. Starrett, H . L. Bates, Mrs. J.
on resolutions of the 32nd annual ses
sion of the Oregon State Grange, O. Wirtz.Mrs. C. V. Russell, Dr. J. S.
speaking for ourselves and for said Bishop, Mrs. T. H. Adams, W. R.
Grange, desire 10 express our most Harris. Miss Shogren, Mrs. W. N.
sincere appreciation and gratitude to Ferrin, Mrs. H. B. Johnson, Miss
all who have so zealously and kindly Edna Stewart, Wayne Stewart, Mrs.
helped to make oui stay in Forest
Pearsley, Mrs. Georgia Hughes, Mrs.
Grove so pleasant and enjoyable.
We desire especially to acknowledge E. X. Harding, Gaston, Mrs. Boeker,
the courtesies extended by Hon. E. Greenville, G. E. Coghill.
W. Haines in behalf of the Mayor and
Class IV— Best display of cut flow
citizens of this beautiful city; also to ers of all kinds. Entries— Mrs. L. C.
her hotels, her merchants, her peo
ple— all have extended to us a most Walker, First prize; W. R. Harris,
Second prize; Miss Jane Walker,
hearty and royal reception.
Not less mindful and appreciative Third prize; Mrs. Nicholby, Dr. J. S.
are we of the courtesies shown by the Bishop Mrs. T. H. Adams, Mrs. E. S.
faculty and students of Pacific Univer McNutt, H. L. Bates.
sity and Tualatin Academy. The en
Best display of Pansies.
tertainment accorded by them will ever
make a warm spot in our hearts for — Mrs. J. R. Robertson, First prize;
this most worthy institution of learn W. R. Harris, Second prize; Mrs. W.
O. Bellinger, Third prize; Miss June
To Professor Bates, Mrs. Wilbur
Walker, Miss Helen Bishop, Miss
McEldowney, Miss Jessie Hoge and
Haven Belknap, we tender our kindest Maud Sparks,
Mrs. H. V. Gates, Hillsboro, Mrs.
regards for the beautiful harmonies with
which we have been so graciously E. X. Harding, Gaston and Mrs. B.
favored by them.
Scholfield, Cornelius, acted as Judges.
We wish to thank the several rail
The show was under the supervision
roads for their usual courtesy, and also
The Daily Oregonian, the Forest Grove of the Civic Improvement society, and
Times and the Washington County a vote of thanks was passed for the
News, and the public press in general judges for their generous services.
for the especial interest they have
shown in our behalf.
Gales Creek Boy Killed
And to the officers and members of
the Gale Grange, No. 282, of Wash
Frank Clapshaw, 26 years of age,
ington County, Oregon, we feel a deep who has been working at Bell's Camp,
sense of gratitude for their unremitting
on Deep River, Washington, as a feller
labors and attentions, which have done
trees, was accidentally killed Monday
so much to make this 32nd session of
our state body one of the roost profit afternoon by a falling limb, which
able and enjoyable in the history of struck him on the head, killing him
instantly. H e was a resident of Gales
To our worthy brother, J. O. Wing,
Creek and the body arrived here last
roaster of the State Grange of Wash
ington, and to all visiting brothers and night and taken to his former home
sisters we extend our greetings for where it was buried today. He leaves
their kindly interest and support.
a wife and child.
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