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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (June 29, 1905)
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COUNTY NEW S
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, JUNE, 29, 1905.
in seven or eight months.
The Westerner Magazine.
CONSTRUCTION WORK operation
From the foot of Stark street to the A
During the next few months The RESOLUTIONS
i city limits a double track system will
Westerner Magazine of Seattle, will
ACTUALLY STARTED j be installed, and the suburban line It is unofficially announced but it intermediate points quite admirably. furnish
some entirely new ideas of
| will be single.
comes from a reliable source, that a
The train will reach Forest Grove
new train will be put on between here
between 11 and 12 a. m. and leave
and Portland beginning next Monday.
Surveyor Levi Walker of this city
Work On Electric Line From Portland
The schedule will be such as to accom- bet.veen 1J and 1 P- m., returning from
received word a few days ago from the
modate the citizens of this place and : Portland near the hour of eleven p. m.
to Forest drove Started
government that he had been awarded
the contract of sub-dividing three frac
A Trip Up the Columbia.
Items of Local Interest
tional townships in Douglas county.
Mr. Walker’s bonds have been pre
To one who has never taken a trip ^ Grant Hughes was a Portland visitor
Entire Line Will Be Completed in pared and when they are accepted, up the Columbia river it would be a Tuesday.
which will be in about a week, he will lesson in Nature’s ruggedness, a widen-j Harry Goff made a business trip to
Eight Months And Cars
leave for the field of his labors. It ing of one’s knowledge besides a trip ! Portland, Saturday,
take about three months to finish of extreme pleasure. On last Sunday | Miss Lavina Wood of Corvallis,
the job. The government usually re morning, the writer and his wife | spent a few days last week at the home
ceives bids on work of this nature but crossed the gang plank to the Bailey of J. B. Fields.
does not always award the work to the Gatzert, the large, stately steamer of
The long-Iooked-for commencement
“Shorty” Morley is building a new
I lowest bidder, but to the most com- the Regulator Line which plies be
house on his lot across the street from
of construction work on the Oregon
tween Portland and The Dalles on week
the laundry building.
Traction Co’s electric line from Port-
days and on Sundays goes to the Cas
land to Forest Grove was actually be
Miss Phoebe Hiatt of Monmouth
cade locks and back for the accommo
Last Sunday the family of Mr. and dation af the hundreds of pleasure has been visiting at the home of A. W.
The Telegram of last night says:
j^ rs J. T. Fletcher held a family
Russell for the past two weeks.
seekers that wish to make the trip, i
“ With a crew of 15 men, ground reunion at their home in this city.
As we passed down the Portland har- , Members of the W. O. W. who
was formally broken at the intersection ; All were present,
seven children and bor we passed a fleet of Uncle Sam’s were at lod2e last Saturday night treat-
of Twelfth and Couch streets this five grandchildren. It was the first
battle ships which in themselves was a ed
selves to a bounteous supper,
morning for the line of the Oregon j time in ten years that they were all
remarkable sight for we were so close j J. H . Akers of Drain, Ore., was
Traction Company from Portland to able to be together and it was an event
to them that we had a good view of j visiting his grandchildren, Lorena and
Forest Grove. Ties are being placed for celebration.
After a sumptious their decks and could look down into ; Haven Belknap, the latter part of last
in position as fast as grading is carried j dinner served by Mrs. Fletcher, a
the bowels of the big guns that were t week.
on, and when the rails are on the picture was taken of the group, which
pointed our way. In the harbor at that | Grover Giltner, who is employed at
ground early next week no time will be is as follows, Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
time was a revenue cutter whose name the Condenser, stepped on a nail and
lost in hurrying the completion of the Fletcher, Mrs. John Hay, Mr. and
we didn t learn, the battleships Chicago j has been one of the unemployed for a
Mrs. Tom Williams, W. T. Fletcher and Boston and the torpedo boat Perry. few days.
Four carloads of rails will arrive in an(j wjfe> Chester, Frank and Eva
Passing on down the Willamette the
Miss Arda Edwards of Ellensburg,
Portland, Saturday and the contracts Fletcher.
government lighthouse at the inter W?sh., visited at the home of Rev.
will have a portion of the street ready
section of the two rivers, signaled to and Mrs. L. F. Belknap, Monday,
when the steel is delivered. The
J. P. Magruder, formerly of Hillsboro
the steamer and we passed on to Van Tuesday and Wednesday.
Portland terminal of the line to be at but now of Lebanon, has accepted a
the foot of Stark street, and it will position as druggist in Hines’ drug
E. A. Jerome, who has been at
After leaving Governmont Island the
wend its way westward over the hills, store, and will move his family here
Hood River the past winter bn aceount
scenery begins to swell into magnifi
seeking a crossing -by way of Petty- soon. Mr. Magruder is an experienced
of his health, returned to this city
cence and by the time the Cascade
grave street. As fast as the grading is pharmacist and quite well known in
Wednesday, very much improved.
locks are reached Nature has unfolded
pushed ties will be laid. It is esti this vicinity. They will occupy the
Andy Allen, formerly proprietor of
to the excursionist all the beauties
mated the road will be in shape for Mrs. Benson residence on Second street.
which in our opinion are simply indes- ; t*le post od’ee barber shop, is down
cribable. The government at this from Pendleton on a visit. He reports
point has built locks which • are large Mrs. Allen not so well as when she
enough to pass two large steamers at was here.
the same time.
I. V. Lathrop, wife and daughter, of
Every comfort for the traveler is pro Arnold, Nebraska, arrived here this
vided and a five course dinner is morning and will be entertained by Mr.
T T a TVTXTWT i T \ r <
served at the nominal charge of 50 and Mrs. A. G. Hoffman, their old-
cents. The cost of a round trip is time acquaintances.
$1.50 besides the dinner. The boat
Mrs. Favor who, has been employed
leaves Portland every Sunday at 9
j in Hoffman & Allen’s store for some
a. m. and returns at 6 p. m.
i time, and family, will leave shortly for
Seattle to join her husband who is in
Baptists in Session at Hillsboro.
| the real estate business there.
The Willamette Baptist Association
Messrs. Todd and Richard Weeks of
convened at the Baptist Church in
Idaho and Wm. See of North Dakota,
Hillsboro Tuesday morning for a three
are visiting at the home of Mr. and
days session, with C. A. Nutley moder
Mrs. Harper on Fouth street, and inci
ator and M. M. Bledsoe clerk. Quite
dentally attending the fair at Portland.
a large number of ministers and dele
Mrs. Glisby, who lives abdut a mile
gates are in attendance. The annual
of here on the Cornelius road, on
sermon was delivered Tuesday morn
morning, fell from a cherry
ing by Rev. A. L. Black; subject,
painfully injured, though
“ The Importance of Knowing the
Teachings of Jesus.”
During the no bones were broken.
afternoon a business session was held was called.
Has Government Contract.
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HARDWARE and MACHINERY
The above cut shows the Champion of all Mowers.
W e have both the draw cut and Wabble gearirt4 1-2
and 5 foot cut, also the Champion hay rake 8, 9 and
10 foot in hand or self dump, Myers hay carriers and
pure Manila rope, not standard Manila as as some
dealers sell for PU R E . W e sell nothing but the best
goods money can buy.
Now is the time to Paint Your House or barn a
good coat of Paint. W e’ll save you money; we have
the best paint money can buy.
iams, a little dearer than some others but has greater
covering capacity and guaranteed pure, so costs less
in the end. Also White Lead and Linseed oil at
lowest prices. Come and let us figure with you on
your paint job.
A full line of Plumbing Goods always on hand.
Stoves fitted with coil and hot water tank and work
absolutely guaranteed, if we do your work and it is
not satisfactory, we expect no pay.
Get your work
done by someone that knows how to do it.
W e can
refer you to a number in town we have done this class
of work for, if you want references.
Goff B ros.
Both P hone«
W. S. Rice, brother-in-law of L. L.
and in the evening, after a short street
service, there was an evangelistic ser Hollinger, from Mt. Vernon, Ind., and
mon by J. W. Brougher, D. D. of his family reached here Saturday. Mr.
Rice went on Saturday evening to take
a position on the Uwaco R. R. His
family will go to him in a few days
A pretty wedding took place at the where they will live on the beach for a
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Stand- few months.
what may be done in the great West
in the way of out-of-door and industrial
numbers. The West has 4an atmos Framers of Pert Document From
phere purely and peculiarly its own.
Cornelius School District Might
Out-of-door life in the West, in the |
summer time, has charms undreamed
of by those in other parts of the world.
To catch the spirit, and atmosphere,
and life of the country, and to repro
County Court Critized Too Severely
duce them in sketch and story, poem
And Without Cause So
and photograph, is the laudable under
taking of The Westerner’s publishers.
The July number of the magazine, as
announced in the advance sheets, will
be devoted to out-of-doors in the
The resolutions authorized by the
Puget Sound country. It will deal
Cornelius school district at its annual
with House-Boats, Racing, Yachting,
meeting a few days ago, has become
Fishing, Camping, Country Homes,
a topic of much conversation and
Summer Hotels, and the like, and it
might lead to a suit for criminal libel.
will be profusely illustrated. All this
The resolutions severely critise the
besides the very best of poetry, fiction
county court in the matter of the tax
and articles of research.
levy for school purposes, which causes
much indignation on their part and
$24 Cherry Trep
looks like it might culminate
The crop bulletin issued from the
for libel against the framers of
weather station in Portland, stating
that the cherry crop is light this year,
The request for publication in two
does not include the Royal Ann cherry
the county papers was embodied in
tree in the yard of James Darling, in
resolutions and it appeared in both
this city, for on Tuesday and Wednes
Hillsboro Argus and The News
day he picked just $24 worth of fruit
and came through
from it. Cherries were selling in the
market at 4 cents per pound, and Mr.
Darling's tree yielded just 500 pounds.
news and without any intent to reflect
upon the integrity of the court.
Fish Coming Saturday.
As far as The News is concerned it
The government has sent word to
known the court for some time
the Forest and Stream Rod and Gun
doesn’t believe it to have any
club of this city, that the 40,000 fry
towards its constituents to
for Gales and Dairy creeks will arrive
by the resolutions.
Saturday. The fish will be taken by
no action has been
the members of the club who have
and it is generally
conveyances and who can go, and
believed the matter will be dropped.
planted in the streams mentioned.
M. I. Connell of Dilley, was a caller
M. Peterson was in Portland, Satui-
at The News office, Tuesday.
i day, on business.
Johnson & Johnson
Successors to McNAMER
Exhibits For The Fair
Fourth of July at Portland
“ A Grand Celebration will be held
at the Exposition Grounds on July 4th.
Many noted speakers will be in atten
dance. Music, fireworks and numer
ous special features in the different
departments of the Exposition will be
displayed. The Southern Pacific Com
pany will sell round trip tickets at
reduced rates from all points on Ore
gon lines to Portland and return.
Every effort will be put forth to make
Mrs. Sadie Singleton of Sissons, Cal., this celebration the greatest in the
visited Monday with Mrs. A. B. Todd. history of the Northwest.”
She went on to Monmouth where she
W. E. C om an ,
11 v'sit hrr mother.
General Passenger Agent.
On Sunday, July 2nd, at the resi
dence of Chas. Reimemer, on Fifth
street between Second and Third ave
nue, this city, will be held English
Lutheran services by Rev. H. C. Ebel-
ing. All are cordially invited, espe
cially such Lutherans who are not able
to understand the German language.
Parties in or about Forest Grove who
have fruit or vegetables which they
will furnish for the county exhibit at
the exposition are requested to bring
them in on Tuesdays or Thursdays and
leave at Grant Hughes’ store in time
to be packed and sent to Portland on
the afternoon train. The exhibit com
mittee will be at the store on those
afternoons to attend to the shipment.
D ealers in
bridge last Sunday when their daughter
Nellie, was married to Mr. Geo. Cal
lahan of this city. The ceremony was
performed at 1 o’clock, Rev. Sander
son officiating, after which a wedding
dinner was served. About 16 of their
friends were present. They left on the
afternoon train for Portland, where they
spent a fe 7 day?. They will reside in
this city for the present.
English Lutheran Services Here.
We have a full line of Elgin Watches always on hand. All
standard makes of gold filled cases; but nothing cheaper
than the twenty year grades.
See our line of Novelty Fobs and Chatlaine Pins, the latest
Lewis & Clark souvenir spoons, just arrived and all designs new.
ABBOTT & SON