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FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, OCTOBER S, 1905.
MURDER AT HILLSBORO
turned and fled, going around the very bright, and does not know the
At the Christian Church
Mrs. Hannah Ranes and son Dick,
block, turning and going to the bakery. multiplication table.
have gone to St. John, Wash., where
His mass of hair was matted and he
From there he went to the Southern
Church have been much hindered by they will remain this winter, with
Pacific depot, and thence to the home said that he had not combed it for
the continual storm, but despite this Mrs. Ranes’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
about two weeks. He seemed to have
of his grandmother.
the evangalist, Rev. R. L. McHaticn, John Crabb, in the hope of improving
W. W. Booth, Formerly of This City In his cell the youthful murderer no conception of the enormity of the General Association of Congregation was
at his post of duty and has kept to Dick’s health. They feel very grateful
made a confession of his crime as fol crime and says that he only wanted a
advertized list of themes. Mr. to the people of Gales Creek and
Victim of Hold-up’s
little money. H e stated that he had
al Churches to Be
Hull is giving fine satisfaction vicinity for their many acts of kindness
lived with his grandmother, off and on,
with his beautiful solos.
To date during Dick’s long sickness.
“ I came up from the farm yesterday, for several years in East Hillsboro,
Friday morning, and was up town all day. and later on the farm south of Reed
there have been three accessions to
the church. The announced subjects
I had no money with me. After dark I ville, where he was found by the
are as follows:
walked down the street, going east sheriff.
Miss Pearl Stevenson is in Portland
Degenerate, Aged Fifteen Years Is j from town. I crossed the street a block
Friday, “ The Bible Verified.” Sat attending the Fair.
When brought in by the sheriff the Begins October 17 and Ends the
urday, “ Divinity of Jesus Proved by
down from the last business street and boy wore I d ^ k gmy wooT'^suir with a
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Prickett went to
Captured and Confesses to
19th— Prominent Speak
the Prophets.” Sunday, a. m. “ Divi Portland last Friday.
I heard a man coming, jingling m oney.1 J gray cap. The officer brought with
nity of Jesus, Proved by His Resur
II thought I would hold him up, so I him the hat worn by the murderer—a
ers on Program.
Mr. A1 Dilley and family returned
rection.” Sunday p. m. “ Divinity
walked on ahead of him. When I large cheap straw, with a black string
of Jesus Proved Without Opening the from the coast last week.
came to a dark place I turned and to fasten under the chin. The revol
pointed a 32-caliber revolver at him, ver he used was also surrendered, with
Mrs. Florence Rones and daughter,
telling him I wanted money.
Ada, are Portland visitors this week.
A bold murder was commited at
The 57th annual meeting of the
“ The man struck at me with his cane,
Coroner E. C. Brown called Dr. A. General Association of Congregational
Hillsboro Saturday night between 7 and
Mrs. Ernest Burke is visiting her
my first finger on the hand the B. Bailey to make a post mortem ex
8 o’clock, when W. W. Booth, former
Churches and Ministers of Oregon,
Mrs. Corothers is very sick
Dr. mother, Mrs. M. McCoy, this week.
revolver was in. The gun went off and amination. The doctor removed the
ly of this city, was shot in the head by j
will be held October 17, 18 and 19, Rentz was called Friday night.
Miss Mary Williams of North Yam
the man fell. This scared me and I brain and found the bullet lodged in
a youth of 15 years, and killed.
at Forest Grove, in the First Congrega
is here visiting her sister Mrs. Jas.
j ran on east, went around the block the left dome of the skull, the missile
School opened here Monday morn
The boy is a degenerate and large
“ Christian Loyalty”
for his age. Mr. Booth was conduct- j
will be the general theme.
No, I had no idea of killing him. on the dead man’s throat were doubt
Emest Burk and Wm. McCoy took
mg a harness shop for Dan Parsons of
The 21st annual meeting of the
John Lilly went to his ranch over
a ioad of prunes and pears to Tillamook
this city and had closed his business | ^ 3US* wanted to hold him up. I did less made by his falling on the picket Oregon Women’s Home Missionary near Buxton last Saturday morning.
for the day and departed for home. not know for sure that he was dead fence, after he was shot, and the con Union will be held Wednesday, Oct.
Mrs. John Heisler and daughter
When but a block and a h alf! until 1 was back UP town ag*'"- when tusion on the back of his head was 18, in the church parlors.
Most of the people of this vicinity
Eva, spent Tuesday in Forest Grove.
from the business section of the I heard some one say a man had been evidently made when he struck the
The 15th annual meeting of the
who have been at the hop fields have
city he was held up and muidered. j k’^ed- I said nothing to my grand-
Oregon branch of the Women’s Board
Neil McGilvery’s sister, of Lowell, returned home.
Sheriff Connell says that Mrs. M. Missions of the Pacific will be held in
The report was soon spread and a posse i mother about it when I got home
Wash., is visiting here for a few weeks.
John Stevenson of Portland, visited
was soon in pursuit. Suspicion rested
the church parlors immediately follow
Will Shearer’s prune orchard was his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O.
on a young man who had hung around she felt awful bad, for she thinks it is prostrateil with grief. She is a woman ¡ng the meeting of the Home Union.
that city during the day, and as a con worse than it is. I think will come of liberal reading, of a sweet disposition
Each church is entitled to one de visited by a large bear Saturday night. Stevenson, Sunday.
sequence Sheriff Connell and Deputy out of it all right. I never meant to and bears a splendid reputation. She legate and one additional delegate for
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Burk and Miss
Mrs. M. L. Vincent returned Wed
has always lived a useful life and has each 30 members.
Sheriff Kane proceeded to the home of kill him.
nesday from the hopfields in Yamhill Mary Williams returned from Portland
“ No, I never smoked a cigarette
Sydney Brugger of Reedville, who after
The convention will hold the first county.
where they had been vissting relatives
but once, and it made me sick.. I marked of her that she never dida per session Tuesday afternoon, the pro
being arrested, made a confession.
and attending the Fair.
M. C. Steeples of Hoquaim, Wash.,
The boy, a lad of 15 years, was found never chew tobacco. Yes, I read
gram including reports from the State
Her daughter, the mother of the Sunday School Superintendents and the is spending a few days with his uncle,
at the home of his grandmother, near some books a year ago, about holding
Dissolution of Partnership
Reedville, Mrs. M. Grow, one ot up people, but my grandmother didn’t boy, was raised in this county, on the Church Building Society, and addresses J. F. Lafferty.
Oregon’s early pioneers. The boy’s know I had them. I have them put farm near Reedville, and when a girl on the aims and ultimate trend of
partnership heretofore existing
Mrs. A. J. Bateman and Mrs. A. C.
name is Sydney Brugger, and he is a away. I sent east and got the revolver was a beautiful woman. She separated Sunday Schools.
Sargent were visitors at the Fair the between T. A. Ritchey and H. J.
son of John Brugger, a dissolute violin to shoot at birds with. When I passed from John Brugger, the lad’s father, j In the evening there will be an ad forepart of this week.
Wells, under the firm name of Ritchey
ist, and Mrs. Vendie Brugger Bues, the poor farm on the railroad track, because of his dissolute habits, some ■ dress by the retiring moderator, Rev.
& Wells is hereby dissolved by mutual
Joe McRoberts’ little boy Ralph, age consent. Each of them will continue
the latter residing at Lents. The mur about 9 last night, I saw two black years ago and secured a divorce. P. S. Knight. Rev Daniel V. Poling
derer is a grandson of John Brugger, things, and went pretty fast, but I Later she married a blacksmith, A. will deliver the annual sermon. Cele 4 years, was buried in the Gales Creek in business.
Mr. Ritchey will be
and is aged 15 years and two months. didn’t know they were after me.” Bues, and the family lived at Beaver- 1 bration of the Lord’s Supper will close cemetery last Thursday.
found at his old stand on Pacific
Young Brugger is a degenerate, but This referred to Superintendent Roy ton, and later went to Alaska. They the meeting. The annual narrative of
Mrs. V. Brown of Wilson River, Avenue, while Mr. Wells will continue
returned to Oregon, lived on Mrs. the churches will be given Wednesday
never before has shown viciousness in and assistant, at Newton.
passed through here Friday on her way business at the same stand.
any degree. After he hid killed Booth
Young Brugger is a tall, overgrown Grow’s farm a short time and then j morning, and the discussion will be home. She has been visiting the fair. books of the firm are left with the
he did not stop to rob the old man, but boy about six feet
Farmers & Merchants bank, where all
H e is not went to Portland, and from there to opened by Dr. Dora R. Barber. Loy
Lents, where t hey resided until a few alty to home missions will be the key
Chas. Lorenz killed a large bear a accounts must be settled immediately.
note of the meeting Wednesday after few days ago. The bears seem to be Dated Oct. 4, 1905.
Young Brugger has probably lived noon. In the evening the topic will plentiful around here as there has been
T. A. RITCHEY,
half of his 15 years with his aged ( be “ Loyalty to Our Young People.” several others killed.
O 5 t2
H. J. WELLS.
grandmother, who has known grief 1 On Thursday the theme will be
through the actions of others, for j “ Personal Loyalty to the Kingdom.”
Prominent ministers will speak Thurs
day afternoon on church duties. Many
TO BE MARRIED IN MINNEAPOLIS delegates will be in attendance.
the speakers at the meeting
Forest Grove Young Man to Take Un will Among
Successor to JOHNSON h JOHNSON
be Rev. Howard N. Smith, Rev.
to Himself a Minnesota Bride.
H. Gilpatrick, Rev. J. J. Staub, Mrs.
D. W. Palmer, Rev. Gustave W.
The following engagement an
Nelson, Rev. P. S. Knight, Rev. D.
D E A L E R IN
nouncement appeared in the Minne
V. Poling, Professor J. W. Marsh, Rev.
apolis Tribune one day last week:
D. B. Gray, Rev. Daniel Staver, Dr.
‘Judge and Mrs. Eli Torrence an
Dora Barber, Rev. Jennie M. Barber,
nounce the engagement of their
Rev. Cephas F. Clapp, Mrs. S. A.
daughter, Hester May, and Henry
Lowell, Rev. E. F. Green, Rev. C.
Harlan Stuart of Forest Grove, Oregon.
E. Chase, Rev. W. J. Sharp, Rev. W.
Mr. Stuart is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ferrin, Rev. T. Clifton, Rev. E. C.
J. Harlan Stuart, of Minneapolis.”
Oakley, B. S. Huntington, Rev. J. L.
HAM S, BACO N and other Salt Meats Always on Hand
The wedding will occur on Wednes
Jones, Rev. J. L. Herschner, Rev. A.
day, October 18, at the bride’s home,
Professor Mary T.
and immediately after the ceremony
Farnham, Rev. E. S. Bollinger and
the couple will proceed to Seattle
Rev. E. L. House.
where they will spend a short time,
and after spending a few days in Port-
luid, will come to Forest Grove where A T T H E C O N G R E G A T IO N A L C H U R C H .
they will reside.
Sunday, Oct. 8, 10 a. m. Sunday
Mr. Stuart is a valued employe of
School. The lesson is on “ Daniel in
the Condenser and has a host of friends
the Lion’s Den.”
here. The bride-to-be is from a prom
worship with sermon by the pastor.
Stoves of all kinds. The largest assortment in Washington Co.,
inent Minneapolis family and will no
Subject, “ One Thing.” 3 p. m. The
and prices the lowest. The Celebrated Bridge Beach Superior
doubt win for herself the respect and
Loyal Temperance Legion— for all
Everything Fresh in the Grocery Line
Ranges and heating Stoves; the Malleable Steel Range and others
friendship her husband to-be now en
children in town. 6:30, Y. P. S. C. E.
too numerous to mention. Stove Pipe 15c per joint, while it lasts.
joys. The News, notwithstanding its
to be Found here, Free Delivery to all
¡Topic, "T he Christian’s Trials and
One piece Elbow, 20c.
previousness, extends congratulations.
Triumphs.” 7:30 Evening Service- —
parts of the city.
Sermon on “ The Man of One Idea.”
Thursday evening at 7:30, Mid-week
Geo. Eason, Sr., departed this life at Service.
“ Preparation for Service.”
his home south of Dilley, Sept, 21, j
Athletic Association Meets.
H e was born near Canterbury,
The Forest Grove Athletic Associa
county of Kent, England, Sept. 11,
1823. H e came to America in 1849, tion met Tuesday and among other
The S h e r w i n - W i l l i a m s
and was married to Lucy Hawley near things practically decided to sell more
Family Paint is made particu
Lyons, New York in 1850, moved to stock and branch into the gymnastic
larly to lighten house-cleaning
Michigan in 1851, and from there to field for the winter. A movement has
Oregon in 1898, where he resided un been on foot to have the Association to
til his death. H e joined the Congre take hold and install a first-class gym
It is an oil paint and can be
gational church in 1871, living a con nasium, which would be a permanent
washed and scrubbed. It brush
sistent Christian life till death came fixture. The Association is incorporat
es out easily—doesn’t drag or
and called him hence to enjoy the ed with 100 shares, 78 of this number
Under the dial that makes the time
tire you to apply i t ; the girls
being sold. It is proposed to sqll the
reallity of an eternal home.
All watches look pretty
can put it on. Made in 24
H e leaves to mourn his death his remaining block at $5.00 per share for
form the dial side, but
only son Geo. Eason Jr., with whom gymnastic purposts together with other
good colors. Use it this
difference in the in
year on your cupboards,
The funeral service was held at the some holding more than two shares, to
pantry shelves, base boards,
home Saturday, Sept. 23, 1905. Con be resold. In this way some S 150 can
etc., and you’ll have less
ducted by Rev. S. Shotwell.
Inter be raised which would be a sufficient
work next year.
ment was made in the Naylor ceme amount to install a bath and other para-
tery, where he was laid beside his phanalia.
Get color cards — they
wife, she having preceeded him to
tell more about Family
That is worth Something to you
that better land. Hands of love had
— The Chicago Gothing Store has
ministered to his every needed want, added Merchant Tailoring to its large
And of which you get the benefit, and you won’t regret it if your
a true and faithful son and his devoted stock. The samples are here and are
new watch this fall comes from
ly cared for him during his long sick abling anyone desiring a first-class
ness and they with kind neighbors tailor-made suit of clothes, the oppor-
left the new made mound covered i tunity of getting them at a nominal
with wreaths and flowers. Thus was cost. Call in and see the samples
F O R E S T G R O V E .
O R E G O N
his body laid lovingly and tenderly before you buy your fall and winter
away to await the final resurrection call, ' suit.
ANNUAL MEETING HERE
Vegetables - of - all - Kinds
House-Cleaning Time is
i louse Painting Time
After All It’s The
GO FF B R O S .,
ABBOTT & SON