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FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1905.
another outlet for the products of this lowed Mr. Logge. The speeches were
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
interspersed by selections by the
A nuptial event of interest to a wide
Born to the wife G. F. Via of this
only the beginning of better Ladies Glee Club of McMinnville
circle of friends was solemnized city, a son.
times, greater facilities and large College.
Wednesday noon at the home of the
The Farmers mid Shippers Conyress accomodations in travel, it win help
Governor George Chamberlain was City Fathers Enact An Ordinance bride’s father in this city. The con
Harry Giltner is slowly recovering
to build up other cities. The more enthusiastically greeted and made a
from an attack of tonsilitis.
Held In McMinnville Endorses
prosperous and thriving small cities sound address. He said in part: “ All
Providing Fur Fire Limits uf
Starrett, the daughter of Councilman
M. L. Beebe of the Springfield News
there are in a state the greater pros parts of the state must put their
S. B. Starrett and Mr. S. T. Robison 1 was a Forest Grove visitor, Tuesday.
Memorial to Congress.
perity among the farmers.
shoulder to the wheel and work. It is
of Eight Mile, Oregon. To the strains
Rev. Daniel Staver is expected home
It is not well for any state to have the duty of railroad companies to ex
of Lohengrin’s wedding march exqui
one great city and all the others small. tent lines into sections that they may
sitely rendered by Miss Carrye Watt, in a few days. H e is much improved.
Miss Gladys Spaulding has resumed
the bridal party entered the parlors
Committee to go to Washington to Let this League go on record as develop and if they do not do this, we
encouraging the normal developm ent1 must help ourselves that we can make Treasurer’s Budget— Report
which had been daintily decorated her position at the Confectionery
of every section of Oregon. Greater ’ them do so. Oregon has never legis
Work for Appropriation— Judge
with rich clusters of autumn leaves, parlors.
Various Committees -Ite m s of
encouragement should be given to the lated against their interests and now
festoons of ivy and crysanthemums.
George McGraw, who lives a mile
construction of electric railways. They they must do something to relieve the
The simple and impressive service of north of Greenville, was in this city,
are typically the farmers’ lines and condition in which we find ourselves.”
the Methodist Episcopal church was Tuesday.
have not and cannot be controlled by Other speakers were: Dr. James
read by the Rev. L. F. Belknap.
the standard lines. The operation of j Withycombe of Corvallis and Hon. J.
Robert Tompkins, the Scoggins
Only relatives and intimate friends
The Farmers’ and Shippers’ Con these inter-urban roads is entirely diff- D. Lee of Portland.
farmer, was in the Grove
gress held in McMinnville last Satur erent, consequently no attempt has
The common council of the city of
Important resolutions were adopted.
Forest Grove met in regular session Miss Starrett has been a very success Wednesday.
day was a gathering of more than ever been made to control them to
One to the effect that a call be issued
Delegations briDg them under one management.
Mayor Johnson ful teacher both in Eastern and West
Frank Bernard has purchased the
for delegates to meet and appoint a
from the various Valley Development Sharp competition in freight and
presided and the roll call showed all ern Oregon and has a large circle of | property of Pert Hines, situated near
committee of seven, headed by the
councilmen and city officers present. friends in this city, while Mr. Robison the old laundry.
Leagues were *in attendance.
The passenger traffic is furnished and the
Governor, to go to Washington to work The minutes of previous special meet- ’s one °f the progressive farmers of
citizens of McMinnville and Yamhill farmer, shipper and traveller finds
Mrs. Daniel Parsons was quite indis
for an appropriation for the rivers and
Eight Mile, where he is well known
ings were read and approved.
county had planned to give the visitors cheap, and frequent means of trans
posed the forepart of the week. She
harbors of Oregon.
a royal welcome and to assure the portation. They are great developers
Attention was then given to the reg
is much better at present.
Another resolution was also carried
ular business. The finance committee were recipients of many beautiful
success of the convention and in both of the communities through which
which asked that one citizen from each
A. Starrett and wife of Portland,
reported on the following bills which
of these instances they succeeded they run and put new life into other
town along the Southern Pacific line
the gift of the Fleur de Lis club, was were in attendance at the Robison-
There were about 200 wise apparently dead towns , and
constitute a committee to appeal to
peculiarly pleasing to the bride. The Starrett wedding Wednesday.
at the different communities. The entire Willamette
the company for the extention of the W H Hollis, legal service. . . . $10 00 congratulations and good wishes of
Jack Wright moved Tuesday from
Valley, some day, will be a net work road from Sheridan to Tillamook City. Fuqua & Johnson...................... 23 40 their friends follow them to their new
The congress was called to order by of trolley roads and every 40 or 80
his property on A street to his new
In the evening a reception and P W Cronen............................... 15 00 home at Eight Mile.
O. O. Hodson of McMinnville, who acre tract of land will be supporting a
home near Henry Hamilton’s.
banquet was tendered at the Hotel Frank B a e i................................. 3 75
introduced Col. E. Hofer, president of family.”
F H Saunders............................
Mr.’ and Mrs Thomas of Ames, la.
Runaway at Gales Creek
the Willamette Valley Development
In the afternoon the representatives
Hon. E. W. Haines of this eity, Goff Bros.....................................
League, who made a short address. sent by the Chambers of Commerce of
Mrs. A. J. Bateman and Mrs A. C. who have been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
spoke on „Washington county, its posi W M Lyda, lum ber.................. 16 27
Hon. Joseph N. Teal of Portland, Marshfield and North Bend, spoke on
Sargent were the victims of a serious A. B. Thomas, hive gone to Cali
tion and opportunity in reference to Clyde Crosley, labor.................. 1 00
then spoke on Coos Bay and the the great timber resources and large
runaway at Gales Creek yesterday after- J fornia.
railroad.” S G Hughes, hardware.............
5 92 noon. They were driving a young
necessity for its improvement in rela coal beds justifying the deepening of
The Ladies’ Working Society of the
Hon. S. B. Huston of Hillsboro, was S E Todd, labor........................
tion to the rest of the state. He was | the Coos Bay harbor. Mr. Peter Logge also called upon for a
horse which had become restless and Congregational church will give an
toast on “ The Ballard & L enneville............... 13 o o
followed by Judge W. H. Hollis 0 then read the memorial from the com
chilled through standing tied at the “ Old Folks Concert” at the church,
Candidate.” W S H udson............................. 19 68
Forest Grove, who made a rousing mercial bodies around Coos Bay address
Sargent store. The horse started out December 8.
Dave K een................................. 6 75 in full spirit when a newspaper flying |
speech on the benefits of the Portland, ed to the U. S. Congress, which was
Parties are prospecting for oil six
Stribich, material............. 2 00
about frightened the animal which miles south of Tillamook. The finds
THE WOMAN'S CLUB
unanimously indorsed by the con
Extracts from speech of Judge vention.
seized the bit in his teeth and started have been good so far and the work
W S Hudson, express charges. 2 37
Plollis: “ This road has several miles
The rriemorial presented the urgent Forest Grove Women Band Them Crane & Co, m dse.................... 6 17 galloping head long. A little later the is to be pushed forward.
of grade practically made and most of need of further deepening of the
frightened animal met a traction
Portland Gen Elec Co, supplies 81 20
Show your patriotism by being at
selves for Literary Work.
the bridging done on first ten miles. entrance to Coos Bay to a depth of
engine and redoubled its efforts. The
$225 91 result was that the two ladies were the depot to greet the excursionists
The building of this road will mean 40 feet at low water, of dredging out
The ladies of Forest Grove effected
the opening up of a small empire, j the shoals near Marshfield and to give
Mrs. Bateman was Friday evening. Let it be a welcome
afternoon, at the home of Mrs.
The report of the street committee seriously hurt.
Tillamook county at present is w ithout1 the channel a uniform depth of 35
The buggy was worthy of Forest Grove.
Wa'ter Hoge, an organization whose showed that the merchants had taken smashed to pieces.
rail communication with the outside feet at low water.
A fire hydrant was placed this week
official title is “ The Woman’s Club.” action in the cleaning of the alley in
world. It will mean the establishing
at the corner of Pacific avenue and
of another harbor on the coast and :
Fifth street. People in that section of
the Lewis and Clark club whose mem-1 that some repairs and improvements
city are rejoicing that they have
bers constitute the charter members of had been made< on sidewalks and Little Raymond Brown is Burned to
better protection from fire.
the new organization. Invitations had streets. The committee was ordered
been sent out by the temporary officers to investigate several petitions for Death at Parent's Home in Sherwood.
P. La France and family, who re
The terrible screams of her little 3- cently arrived from Ashland, Ore.,
and in consequence there was a large street improvements.
The treasurer’s report for the past year-old son, Raymond, brought Mrs. have made their home at the corner of
attendance at the first meeting. The
work of the club will be of a social and month was accepted and showed total Brayton Brown, of this place, to the Pabific avenue and Third street.
literary nature with several open meet receipts to have been $947.07; total house, to find the child a mass of
J. L. Banks, the founder of the
ings during the year. It was decided disbursements $502 27; leaving a flames last Tuesday. Despite all ef booming community which bears his
forts to relieve the little one’s suffer
to hold a meeting once a month. The balance on hand of $444 80.
name, was in town Wednesday to re
new club starts out with 29 mem
The police and health committee ings, he died Wednesday morning at ceive a consignment of fruit trees.
bers. Many applications for member stated that in many instances property 5 o’clock. Mrs. Brown had been out
The Rod and Gun club held a
ship were received and these will be owners were using the drainage of the of the house but a few moments, and
considered at a subsequent meeting. streets to discharge waste water. Such it is supposed the child's clothes be smoker in Masonic Hall last evening
The officers chosen were: Mrs. L. a practice was severely condemned. came ignited at the parlor stove. at which time James Nichols was pre
A. Watt, president; Professor Mary F. Investigation will be made in several Three-fourths of his body was blistered sented with the trophy cup he recent
Farnham, vice-president; Mrs. E. E. reported cases. A discussion of septic and burned by the fire before the ly won in the club’s recent contest.
Williams, recording secretary; Miss tanks and cesspools ensued in which mother was able to extinguish the Judge Hollis made the presentation
Minnie Myers, corresponding secretary: was shown the merits and demerits of flames.
Mrs. Georgia Hughes, treasurer. These the systems. The sewerage question
The Ladies’ Aid Society of the
together with Mrs. Walter Hoge and in this city is a difficult problem for
Methodist church are planning for a
Temperance Checker Board.
Mrs. A. B. Thomas will form the ex the city fathers to solve success
Fancy work and
In the cases of the college against Christmas bazaar.
ecutive committee of the orgauization. fully. The ordinance to provide for Charles Hines, the defendant answered other articles suitable for Christmas
the fire limits of the city of Forest that he was only a tenant and that he presents will be on sale., The bazaar
Grove and for construction, removal held posession as such tenant under a will probably be held in one of the
A contingent from the lodge of Odd and repairs of buildings within the written lease and gave the name and stores.
The fire alarm was given Tuesday,
Fellows made a neighborly visit to the corporation limits, was passed and address of his landlord.
James Johnson another defendant, signalizing a fire at the Sloan Hotel.
lodge at Banks Saturday evening. appears in this issue.
A. G. Hoffman made application for has made a similar answer.
But the conflagration was extinguished
Those in attendance were: J. W. Price,
a meter. Since other persons had in
In the Hines case, Mrs. C. G. before the arrival of the fire depart
A. L. Sexton, H. H. Porter, G. S.
Paterson, H. H. Clark, R. M. Taylor, the past made similiar requests which Wagner filed a motion under the ment. One of the down stair rooms
were not granted, the matter was post statute asking the court to permit her was damaged, including the matting,
J. F. McGill, Dr. E. B. Brown, S. B.
Stoves of all kinds, The largest assortment in Washington Co.,
poned to a subsequent meeting for to become a party defendant.
wall paper and some furniture.
and prices the lowest. The Celebrated Bridge Beach Superior
final action. Applications for lights
The West Portland Preachers’ Con
Ranges and heating Stoves; the Malleable Steel Range and others
and water were granted thus: Water,
Busines Men Attention.
S. G. Morley. All report a good time
ference, an association of Methodist
too numerous to mention. Stove Pipe 15c per joint, while it lasts.
Mrs. G. O. Rogers, R. H . Day; lights,
and speak well of the courtesies ex
All business men are requested to ministers, will meet in Hillsboro, Nov
One piece Elbow, 20c.
tended them by the “ three linkers” of John Thornburg.
The sessions will
this evening at the council ember 21 and 22.
When the fire ordinance came up
be held in the M. E. church at the
for final passage, Councilman Hollinger
county seat. Entertainment for the
called to the mayor for information tion to be given the Portland business
visitors will be provided by Hillsboro
whether or not there were at this time
Methodists. A fine program is being
Announcements for the week begin- six legal members of the city council,
arranged. Rev. L. F. Belknap, of this
ning Nov. 19: Sunday, 10 a. m., Sun- Rumor had it that John Corneiius no
city, who is the only nati\ e Oregonian
day School. “ The effectual, fervent longer held residence within the city, acres from Frank Bernard. This tract
preacher in the conference, will take
prayer of a righteous man availeth The point made was that Cornelius’
part in the deliberations of the meeting.
The S h e r w i n - W i l l i a m s
'm uch.” 11 a. m., Preaching by the voting might invalidate the proposed
Family Paint is made particu
pastor, Rev. Herbert W. Boyd. Sub- ordinance. Cross examination followed,
ject, “ Loving the World.” 6:30, Y. the “ dry” councilmen asked that Mr.
larly to lighten house-cleaning
P. S. C. E. Topic, Medical Missions.” Cornelius be requested to swear that he
7:30, Evening Service, Special music, maintained residence in this city. He
It is an oil paint and can be
Sermon on “ The Democracy of Man.” j refused to do, stating “ that the council
washed and scrubbed. It brush
Thursday evening, 7:30, Subject, “ Suf- meeting was not a court of law.” He
es out easily— doesn’t drag or
j was finally allowed to cast his ballot.
fering for Christ’s Sake.”
' At the close of this incident many of
tire you to apply it ; the girls /
There’s no peace with a bad
the visitors present left the council
can put it on. Made in 2/f
Forest Grove. The City Beautiful,
timepiece. Better regulate
good colors. Use it this
The splendid weather of the past
Fire Chief Lenneville appeared be
your movements w i t h a
year on your cupboards,
week has led to a revival of civic pride fore the council and asked for
pantry’ shelves, base boards,
among our citizens. The improve- 1 appliances for the fire department.
got them and they are right
ment of lawns, the setting out of J A committee was empowered to secure
etc., and you’ll have less
too, else we wouldn’t sell
and the planting of trees is couplings and caps.
work next year.
them. The value of a watch
receiving special attention at this time, j then adjourned.
Get color cards — they
The motto of the Civic I m p r o v e m e n t ___________ _____________
is in its reliability. Be sure
tell more about Family
Society, “ Forest Grove, the City
about it by buying of
At The M E. Church
Beautiful” is once again the slogan of I
our progressive property owners. A
Preaching every Sabbath at 11 a. m.
large number of rose bushes have been
Sunday school 10
S O L O DV
planted, Stephen Morgan has set out an<^ at
A. W. Johnson’s *• ra-> Epworth League 6:30 p. m.
F o rw t Grove
1 favorites are the Jacqueminot species I Prayer meeting Thursday 7:30 p. m.
and Mrs. G. O. Rogers has selected
See our windows
I the LaFrance. Altogether more than we cordially invite you to come and
350 feet have been set out with
j welcome. Rev. L. F. Belknap, pastor.
SUCCESSFUL _ MEETING j I valley.
COUNCIL HELD MEETING
House-Cleaning Time is
House Painting Time
A B B O T T & SON
G O FF B R O S .,