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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1906)
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, JANUARY 4,
emarks statincf that in former yea’s
Ordinance No. 146
track is used for switches, turnouts and shall save the City harmless from all
d been Tjnficult to ascertain
purposes, then also that space j damages to persons and property occur-
ordinance granting permission and .
whither or not Candidates when nomi An authority
to the Forest Grove Trans- between th* double tracks and the rails ing by reason of the granting of these
nated would run. Accordingly a list
portation Company, a Corporation of ,he double tracks and for twelve powers and privileges or by reason of
of persons who/von Id run if nominated - organized
under the Laws of the 'ncbes on either side thereof and the construction, repair, maintenance
Lively Contest Anticipated Between
State of Oregon, its successors and ldways to the end of the ties, planked or operation of the said railway through Luciil Capitalists Will Build Motor
Nominations for the various offices
to construct, maintain and with two inch planking or filled flush or within said City limits.
A “ Progressive” and “Citizens”
Line Irum Depot to Busi
were then ^ made. M. Peterson, and
Sec. 13 The powers, privileges
operate an electric railway in the with the top of the said track with
Harry Kaypes and W. B. Haines were
city of Forest Grove, Washington
ness Part ol City.
nominated’. The latter withdrew, Col. | County, Oregon.
both crushed, or broken stone, and nd the obligations therein and hereby
Haynes'Stated he was not eligible to
gravel, or some other solid material to ifnposed shall be deemed a contract
the office. Finally the race for mayor THE CITY OF FOREST GROVE DOES be approved by the Common Council ¿nd continue to said grantee, its suc
ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
was narrowed down to M. Peterson and
cessors and assigns for the period of Franchise Obtained by the Forest
of the said City of Forest Grove.
mdidates for Mayor Make Public L. L.#Hollinger, the former won easily, Section
It is thereby understood that the twenty-five years from and after the
1. That the Forest Grove
The ticket chosen is as follows: For Transportation Company, a corporation grantee herein shall plank their track date of the adoption thereof.
Tbeir Platforms— Personnel
(iruve Transportation C o.- To
Sec. 14 Said grantee its suc
mayor, M. Peterson; for recorder J. C. organized under the laws of the State at all street crossings at the time of
k; for treasurer, W. S. Hudson; of Oregon, its successors or assigns, is laying its tracks so as not to interfere cessors or assigns, shall within thirty
councilmen for two years S. B. hereby authorized to construct, lay. with teams or persons crossing such days after the passing of this ordinance
arrett, W. R. Harris and L. L. Holl- maintain and operate a single track street. At all other places said grantee signify its acceptance hereof in writing
At a special meeting of the city coun
tnger; for councilmen for one year, A. railway of the standard gauge of four shall have reasonable time to ballast and file the same with' the City Re cil held Tuesday evening at which all
y G. Hoffman and C. D. Campbell; for
feet, eight and one half inches, with or plank its said tracks in accordance corder or otherwise this ordinance shall the officials of the city wtih the excep
A public meetings to nominate a
the necessary tracks for turnouts, side with the provisions thereof.
Uet for city officers ras held in marshall, J. G. Lenneville.
tion of Councilman L. L. HoUinger,
Mr. M. Peterson, the candidate on tracks and switches, and run cars
Any rock, gravel or any other mater-
Sec. IS When required the said were present. A franchise was granted
Vs Hall, Friday evening. AbQut
voters who favor “ an economical and the ftmperance ticket, gave out the thereon for the transportation of pas- ial in the streets, avenues and alleys | grantee, its successors and assigns to the Forest Grove Transportation
gressive management of the city’s following authorized statement: “ The sengers, baggage, express, freight and mentioned herein, removed or dis- i shall stop at every street crossing with- Company for the construction and
' krs and of the enforcement hf law Progressive City ticket stands for law United States mail, through, upon, turbed by said grantee, its successors in the limits of said City for the pur- operation of a street railway from the
I the suppression of the’ sale of and order. What we want is good, across and along certain highways, or assigns, in laying its tracks, shall be pose of allowing passengers to get on depot to the business part of the city.
oxicating liquors in the city of Forest clean city laws and then see that they streets and avenues in the City of replaced by said grantee, its successors and off its cars.
The ordinance enacted for the purpose
Sec. 16 The said grantee, its is published in full in this issue of the
-ve” responded to the cilL.made are enforced. We believe Forest Forest Grove, hereinafter mentioned, or assigns, as directed by the Council of
Grove to be one of the most beautiful and the same to keep, maintain, use said City, but said company shall not successors and assigns, shall commence News. The Forest Grove Transpor-
irqugh the local papers. ,
Levi C. Walker was chos/n chairman towns in the state and we will do every and operate during all the time herein-' be required to haul it from the point the work of construction of its railway talion Company as its name indicates
of the meeting and Warier Hoge was thing in our power to promote its pro after mentioned and specified and in where disturbed to another street, within ninety days, and shall have the is composed mainly of local capitalists.
the manner and upon the condition set except to clean up the street and same in operation within eight months Senator E. W. Haines made the ap
Vr.e presiding gress and beauty^’
The men chosen with the exception forth in this ordinance.
leave it in as good condition as the from the date of the passage of this plication for the franchise.
officer called on Rev. C. Clapp to
Sec. 2. Commencing at the East; same now is or may be put into.
address the meeting.
He compli- of Mr. Campbell, were those suggested
If the patronage and traffic justify it,
Sec. 17 Any failure on the part of it is believed, that branches connect
end of Pacific Avenue and South of 1 Sec. S If at any time it becomes
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suggested, the center thereof, and running thence necessary to remove or interfere with the said grantee, its successors or ing with the main line will be built in
Forest Grove always exhibited in her
The ticket West with the South end of the ties any of the tracks, poles or overhead assigns, to carry out the provisions of various parts of the city so as to give
municipal affaiirs. As to the issue be but Campbell
Progressive of said track twenty feet North of the equipment of the grantee, its success this ordinance on its part and to ob a more efficient and convenient service.
fore the citizens, he stated that the will be known
j South line of said Avenue to Main ors or assigns, or any portion thereof, serve all the terms and conditions
saloon question \ was not the only one City Ticket.”
The people residing north of the
'Street; thence continuing West, swing- for the purpose of building or laying herein in good faith shall be deemed a city, it is said, want the line extended
worthy of attention.
He stated he
A mass meeting of the citizens ol ing South with a gentle curve so that sewer, gas, water or other pipes or violation of the contract hereto entered to that neighborhood and while no
wished to see “good streets, good
sidewalks, and aln efficient light and this city met at Verts Hall Tuesday the South end of the ties will be seven- conduits or for any other purpose, or into between the City of Forest Grove pians have been made by the company
water system .” The greater part of afternoon for the purpose of nominat- teen feet North of the South line of for the purpose of doing any work and the said grantee, its successors to do so we believe that the line will
his speech was a dissertation on the ing a ticket for the municipal election said Avenue, to the Western City on the said street required to be done and assigns and shall, at the option o f1 ultimately touch that section.
by the said City, the said grantee,
work a a . fotlelture
the j The COmpany will incorporate in a
three methods that may be pursued which is to take place next Monday. 1 limits.
. . j the Council,
Also commencing at a point where successors o ^ s s ig n y rp o n being noti-1 powers, rights and privileges.
work will begin as soon as
relative to the liquor question, namely The attendance was large and much
to ignore it, to license it or to prehib t interest was manifested. The key- the Southern City limit crosses Fifth fied by the proper City authorities, | Sec. 18 This ordinance shall take the necessary arrangements can be
Common Street and running thence North with shall, immediately preceeding the effect and be in fore* after due publi- perfected.
it. The first two were untenable, he note of the meeting was
the East end of the ties of said track commencement of such work, remove cation and acceptance- in writing filed
asserted, hence the sentiment of the
The rumor that the Southern Pacific
meeting coinciding with that of the made on that occasion were attuned to j seventeen feet West of the East line of so much of said tracks, poles and over with the recorder of said City by the has a controlling interest in the new
speaker was to put me„n 'who would that slogan. What was considered a 1 sajd street to Pacific Avenue and head equipment as may be necessary grantee herein.
road is without foundation. Nor is the
Passed the Common Council of the 1 report that the franchise was secured
work faithfully for the prohibiting of the strong ticket was then nominated and swinging with an easy curve to con- for such pu rpose and thereafter replace
ratified, but when the time came to nect with the tracks of said company the same all at the expense of the City of Forest Grove, Washington for the,S. P. correct. Among the pro
liquor traffic in our city.
said grantee, its successors or assigns. County, Oregon, this 2d day of Janu gressive citizens of Forest Grove there
on said Pacific Avenue.
Principal H. L. Bates then made a
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Also commencing on Pacific Avenue All such work shall be done in such ary, 1906>
is a strong belief that the company
J. C. C l a r k ,
where A Street intersects the tracks of manner as to cause the least possible
means business and, as far as we are
Recorder of the City of Forest Grove, able to ascertain from those “ on the
said company on said street; thence suspension or delay in the running of
North on said A Street with the West cars or trains, and the City of Forest Washington County, Oregon.
inside,” this is the correct view of the
Approved 4his 2d day of January, : situation.
end of the ties of said track seventeen Grove shall in no way be liable to the
c. N. J ohnson ,
feet East of the West line of said 6treet grantee, its successors or assigns, for 1906.
Mayor of the City of Forest Grove,
t<**North First Avenue; thence swing- any delay thus caused.
C hristia n Church M eetin g.
Sec. 6. The said Forest Grove Washington County, Oregon.
| ing with an easy curve easterly to said
Attest, J. C. CLARK, City Recotder.
The annual business meeting of the
North First Avenue with the North Transportation shall use electricity as
end of the said ties fifteen feet South the motive power and the same may be State of Oregon,
Christian church was held Tuesday eve-
ning and a large number were present.
of the North line of said Avenue to transmitted by over head or trolley County of Washington,) ss
College Way; thence swinging with an i system, and for the purpose of trans- City of Forest Grove, L
Reports were given by the heads of the
easy curve southerly to College Way mining said motive power the said
I, J. C. Clark, Recorder of the various departments of the work carried
with the West end of the ties of said grantee, its successors or assigns, is City of Forest Grove, do hereby certify on by the church and showed that each
j track fifteen feet east of the West line authorized to erect and maintain on that I have carefully compared the \ 1 organization was in a flourishing condi- ’
I of said College Way to Pacific Avenue; each side of the streets, avenues and foregoing transcript of Ordinance No. ' tion.
Officers were elected as follows:
thence with an easy curve easterly to alley mentioned herein and upon 146 with the original on file and of
its connection with the tracks of said which said grantee, its successors or record in my office and of which I am William Hartrampf, deacon for three
assigns, is authorized to construct, lay, the legal custodian, and that it is a j years; H. J. Wells, deacon for one year;
company on said Pacific Avenue.
Also leaving its tracks on Pacific maintain and operate its railways, such correct transcript therefrom and there- Mrs. C. Christian deaconess for three
Avenue near and opposite the alley in poles, brackets, wire and fixtures as °f-
years. Miss Sadie Williams, clerk;
Witness my hand and the seal of Mi 3 S Nora Laughlin, treasurer; Miss D
block No. 2. of said City swinging may be required to support the over
with an easy curve to the South end of head equipment for the operation of the City of Forest Grove, this 2d day Darling, organist,
At the beginning of the N E W YEAR
After the business session the ladies
said alley; thence northerly along said its cars and trains, provided however of January, 1906.
we desire to thank our customers for
that all such overhead wires shall at
church served refreshments in the
the trade and good w ill extended us
Recorder of the City of Forest Grove, j lecture room where a social time ’
Also commencing at the intersection all places be at least eighteen feet
during the past twelve months
Washington County, Oregon.
of Pacific Avenue with Main Street, above the surface of the rails.
The prospects for success-
Sec. 7 The fare or charge for trans
leaving its said track with an easy
ul work for the new year are very bright-
curve northerly on Main Street, with portation on said railway within the
A n n u a l M eeting.
Rev. Sanderson is well pleased with the
the west end of the ties of said track City limits ac now established or may
work of the various organizations.
The past year is only our second in Forest Grove
18 feet East of the West side of said hereafter be e.'tabV hed, shall not gational church was held on Monday
street, to North First Avenue; thence exceed the sum o.' five cents for each
and it has been most satisfactory to us, both in
evening. About one hundred people
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continuing northerly swinging with an passenger.
amount of business done and in the pleasant rela
were there for the opening part which
tions existing between ourselves and customers.
consisted of supper, scripture reading,
Street with the east end of the ties of ated upon such tracks within the City
prayer by Rev. C. F. Clapp and the get the acceptance of the candidates
said track 14 feet West of the East limits shall not exceed twelve miles
W e endeavor to so conduct our business
roll call of members.
Eighty three to make the run it was found that only
line of said street to some point not per hour and shall at all tiroes be
cust mer will be a satisfied and loyal one and the
members were either present or sent a number of the nominees would
further than the intersection of North under the control of a competent responses for rollca.ll.
; allow their names to go on the ticket.
pas’ ear has produced abundant evidence that we en
Second Avenue with said Main Street. motor man or driver, and all cars
j ^be committee on nomination was
joy 'he confidence and good will of our trade.
Sec. 3 The track of said grantee or trains in stopping at street crossings
meeting was called to order for business. !tben °bb8ed to confer and fill the
on Main Street shall be laid with what shall not obstruct the cross streets.
The Clerk reported 27 members re-1 vacancies.
W e t ist that we may merit a continuance of these fa-
is known as grooved rails with the top
Sec. 9 This franchise is not to be ceived during the year 190S. The '■
^he new dcket will be known
vp . lor we shall in the coming year as in the past
of the rails flush with the planking or considered xclusivc and the council
the “ Citizens Ticket” , For mayorj
presentmembership is 226.
surface of said street and where any hereby reserves the right of the City
of ■, r ake every effort to conduct a H a rd w a re
During the year the notable events Dr. Ward; for councilman for two y<
planking, rock or gravel is removed or to grant any other company a franchise
were the dedication of the new church, I. K. Weitzel, H. H. Clark, R. W. 3.
disturbed the same to be replaced by covering any of the streets mentioned
and Im p le m e n t B u s in e s s that will be a
recognition of the pastor, Rev. Herbert Hamer; for councilmen for one year Jj
said grantee, its successors or assigns, herein.
W. Boyd, celebration of the sixtieth F. McGill, C B. Campbell; for treasure!
creo t to ourselves and a store where every customer
in such manner as to leave the street
Sec. 10 The cars to be used upon
services held by Mr. Gil- W. S. Hudson, for recorder, J. N.’
will go away satisfied.
in as good condition as the same now said railway for the transportation of
of the State Associa Hoffman, for marshal, P. W. Cronen.
is. All planking on said railway track passengers shall be of approved con-
This is a strong, representative tick
to be fitted hard up against the rails so struction with modern conveniences
et made up of men who have always ¿
We shall, during the coming year, add
as to prevent accidents to wheels of for the comfort and accommodation of
taken a deep interest in the city’s w(
some other lines to our now extensive
vehicles and so as to present the least passengers and shall meet all regular treasurer reported the expenditures of fare. Regardless of factions and cre<
stock and shall try at all times to merit
possible obstruction in crossing said passenger trains of the Southern Pacific
the candidate stands for the enfort
tracks and it further being understood Railroad and shall run at such other
the people’s favor.
various benevolences ment and enactment of laws beneficia
that only freight and express business times as the business will justify
to $300 or to the community. The best interest
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shall be handled on said Main Street
Sec. 11. If the said grantee, its
of the city, the candidates assert will
and no passenger cars shall run thereon successors and assigns shall refuse to
Dr. J. S. Bishop was re-elected dea be well guarded.
Again acknowledging our appreciation,
and no freight or express cars shall operate said railway within the City
for five years and Mrs. A. B. i When approached by a reporter,*
stand on said street except while the limits as herein provided, except for
e extend to all our friends^est wishes
Thomas deaconess for two years. The Dr. Ward thus defined his poshióñT
same are being loaded or unloaded.
unavoidable reasons, or circumstances
“ If the Supreme Court decisión justi
Sec. 4. All tracks shall be laid beyond its control, upon the continu following were chosen to serve during | fies the licensing of saloons I favor a
with steel rails of not less than thirty- ance of such refusal after thirty days
high license but if the decision ren
five pounds per lineal yard. Said rails notice, then the council, at their option clerk; Joseph W. Marsh, treasurer; dered
opposes the licensing of
shall conform as near as may be to the may thereafter declare the franchise
saloons, I will then prosecute any
grade of the street; the top of the rail granted by this ordinance forfeited and
j violator of the law pertaining to the
being as nearly as practicable flush with said tracks, poles and wires may be intendents; the members of the various ! sale of intoxicants. I believe in the J
the street; and until any street through removed by said City and the streets
city deriving a revenue from the liquor
or upon which tracks of said company, restored to their original condition and Prudential committee.
that has always been sold and alwayi
its successors or assigns, is paved, all costs and expense of removing the
will be here and believe furthermorapr
said company shall keep the space 'afcie shall be paid by the grantee, its
that $200 a roonin
could be gotten
between the rails and twelve inches on uccessors and assigns.
from that source even if no more
either side thereof and always to the
Sec. 12 It is also provided that
For Visible Writing see Under- liquor was sold than during the past
end of the ties, and where a doq^c
id grantee» its successors and assigns wood Typewriter
TWO TICKETS IN FIELD
STREET RAILWAY SURE
N EW Y E A R
Greetings ! !
H a p p y and Prosperous