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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 11, 1906)
C ounty N ew s
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, JANUARY 11,
NOTED EDITOR TO SPEAK
Telephone Men Hold Meeting.
between the City of Forest Grove and
Becomes National Bank.
E. W. Haines and is in substance as
Representatives of the Independent
The Farmers and Merchants Bank
J. F. Carroll of the Oregon Daily Jour Telephone lines in Oregon met in
of this city which has been in opera
For all 32 c. p. incandescent lights
Portland Tuesday afternoon and formed
nal. Will Address Students.
tion since Nov. 2, 1903, has been
in excess of original contract, Mr.
fOneoft he most interesting speak- a permanent organization to be known The Progressive City Ticket Makes merged into the First National. The Supplementary Articles tu Contract
Haines is to receive *1.50 per month,
ever invited by the College fac-
A Clean Sweep at Municipal
Between the City and L W.
when installed by the city and 80c
j^r i phone Association.” The objects of
rtity to address the students, is
per month when installed by himself.
| F. Carroll, the managing editor of
For porch lights Contractor Haines
Oregon Daily Journal. He will
is to receive one cent per month, pay
tablishment has been a greater success
fcak in Marsh Hall. Wednesday, and to promote the maintenance and
construction of independent telephone Strongest Majority Recorded for than at first anticipated.
City Fathers Transact Much Business ments to be made monthly.
nuary 17, on the subject, "The
Water furnished to residents outside
lines throughout the state. Those in
»king of a Newspaper.” Mr. Car
Haines pays for collection and
is a metropolitan newspaper man attendance from this county were: S.
J of gross receipts to city,
Than a Year Ago
ring been connected with New G. Hughes of Forest Grove; C. F.
retaining right to grant water.
Wilkes, George Stevens and A. B.
irk dailies and having had charge of
“ it is understood and agreed
Denver Post previous to his co in Flint of Hillsboro. S. G. Hughes was
of receipts thereof shall be
Miss Ada Miller returned Friday
Monday was a great day in the
to Portland to assume the editorial
The last meeting of the present
Light and Water Fund in
political history of our community, evening from her home at Kerns, city council was held Tuesday evening.
knagement of the Journal. The
Believes in Publicity
amount to said party
Wash., where she spent the holidays. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to
pture is free and President Ferrin
Rev. F. Burge tte Short of the Port-' Ry one °* tbe strongest majorities ever
of the second part” (meaning E. W.
recorded at a local municipal election,
lends a cordial invitation to all to
Among the new students registered order. Roll call showed all city offcers Haines.)
end the lecture.
the Academy, are Harold Smith of present except Councilman S. B.
cent address before the Ad-men’sLeague
A lively discussion ensued between
against the licensing of saloons in this Grant’s Pass, and L. J. Caufield of Starrett and Harry Goff. The minutes
Johnson and Mr. Haines, finally a
of previous regular and special meetings
question, "Should Churches Advertise city. As usual the licensing of saloons Oregon Citv.
was carried to the effect that
was the paramount issue and the
of the council were then read and
Trafton Dye, who is now in his
Flora Lewis of Dayton, Ore., in the Newspapers?” Dr. Short main voters expressed their will in no un
present affix his
approved. The following bills were
who formerly lived in Forest Grove, is tained that churches should use every certain way. It is unnecessary for us | | senior year at Oberlin, has been chosen
in behalf of
allowed by the finance committee:
very anxious to find the whereabouts of honorable means to secure publicity in to comment on the events of the past leader of the Oberlin debating team
the city of Forest Grove. The signers
Francis Bernard, wood.............3 9 00
her son, Downing Robbins. Mrs. the same manner that a legimate busi year that brought about this change of which will meet Ohio Wesleyan Univer J C Clark, recorder................... 10 90 were:
George W. Markee, B. H.
sity. The Ohio Wesleyan has the repu M Munkers, labor......................
Lew. s has received no communication
W. R. Harris and L. L.
“ If I had my way,” said the speaker, opinion in the minds of the electors of tation of putting out a strong team.
from Downing for over a year and has
just received a report that he had been “ every church in Portland would carry
Quite a number of students and Bazaar, stationery...................... 4 70
Our people believe in law and order
i} killed by the cars near Forest Grove, a large display ad in the daily papers.
The two section men who were killed
some of the members of the faculty Fuqua & Johnson, electrics.
and enforcement of laws, first, last and
P W Cronen, marshal............... 18
sometime in September, and is con
Thursday morning at the “ sink hole”
intend to go to Portland, Friday even Port Gen Electric Co............... 18
all the time. To many it appeared
sequently in a very agitated state of where we are and what we are doing.
between Gaston and North Yamhill,
ing to see Madame Helena Modjeska J B Scott. .. ............................... 5
that the out-going council had been a
mind. Mrs. Lewis is physically help ' In my opinion, it is just as important
in "Macbeth.” Modjeska is attended G Giltner....................................
lived at Lafayette. They were Ger
little lenient with the dispensers of
E A Dixon, labor...................... 5
by an excellent company of players.
less and unable, personally, to prose- to tell about God’s business as about
man by birth and their names were
liquor in our city and this in a measure
W S Hudson, treasurer............. 20
Henry Martin and Conrad Heineman.
iOl'cute a search for her son, therefore ! any other business.”
Aaron S m ith.............................. 1
Dr. Short is not a sensational accounts for the overwhelming defeat
anyone knowing his whereabouts would
were on the hand car and on
D L Butler & Co hydrant. . . . 8
of the citizens’ ticket.
their way home when struck by the
be doing an act of kindness and char preacher, nor has his church ever been
hour on Friday. The chief business F H Saunders, repairs...............
Although the interest manifested was
ity in writing her. When Mrs. Lewis accused of giving “ Sunday vaudeville.”
Southern Pacific piledriver engine.
of the meeting was the election of a Wash Co Pub Co, printing. . . . 4
so great as last year, the poll-books
last .received word from Downing he
The other five men jumped off, but
manager for next year’s football team. E W Haines, street lights. . 4
worthy of consideration. It is but recorded 321 votes which number is
Martin and Heineman failing to jump,
JOwastat Banks, Ore.
H. W. Sparks was nominated for this
another way of emphasizing the value but 8 less than a jear ago. H. L.
The street committee reported that were instantly killed. There was a
place and was unanimously elected.
of newspaper advertising.
Bates cast the first vote and Charles
Mr. Sparks is a member of the present several crossings had been put in and dense fog and the noise of the hand
Shooting stars could be seen gliding
j Noland’s name appears as the last on
car made it difficult to see or hear the
With his executive others repaired.
along the horizon Sunday just as the
— Brooks, the shoeman, will save the books. The polls were open from Junior Class.
king of day was putting up his chariot. your soles.
ability and great interest in student
The Christian church made applica
9 o’clock in the morning to 5 o’clock
$ 2 5 ,
affairs generally, Mr. Sparks will no tion for water. They stated that they
Thursday’s Journal contains a cut of
1 in the afternoon with an intermission
doubt fill this position very creditably. would pay all expenses connected with E. H. Parker and family, who were
between 1 and 2. The count began
the laying of the pipes provided the former residents of Forest Grove and
immediately after the polls had closed
council would let them have use of who previous to their removal to St.
and at half past eight Chairman W. B.
Prof, and Mrs. Chapman entertained ] water free. The matter was referred to Johns, conducted a hotel at Gaston.
Haines announced the result to the
[ a number of the students, Wednesday a committee for further investigation. James A. Parker, who is employed in
eager crowd that filled every comer
| evening, Dec. 27. The first thing in
The application for water and lights Bowman’s saddlery still lives in this city.
of the council chamber. The vote
order was a musical guessing match. for the Congregational parsonage was
was given as follows:
Miss Abemethy winning first prize and granted. A meter will probably be
Notice to the Public.
Miss Camilla Abemethy, booby prize. installed.
Notice is hereby given that my wife,
M. Peterson......................... Progressive 178
Then followed a number of jolly old
In the case of E. Dewey vs the Mrs. Celicia Mow, has left my bed and
D. W. Ward............................. Citizens 132
| fashioned games.
After delicious City of Forest Grove, the costs against
board without just cause or provocation
For Councilman, two years
refreshments had been served, the the city for fees of witnesses, physicians
I will not be resposnible for any
W. R. Harris....................... Progressive 179
L. L. Hollinger......... Progressive 173 company joined in a number of college and trial amounted to *84. A bill debt or contract made by her after this
S. B. Starrett.................Progressive 178 songs after which the Christmas tree from S. B. Huston for attorney fee for date.
I. K. W eitzel.....................Citizens 126 was lighted. When the young people 8100 was placed in the hands of com
JAS. S. MOW,
H. H Clark............................. Citizens 123
finally departed, all declared that they mittee for consideration. The damages
Vernonia Ore., Jan. 1905.
R. W. S. Hamer....................... Citizens 124
had spent a most delightful evening.
against the city in that suit were *250.
For Councilmen, one year
Accordingly a warrant payable to E.
At the beginning of the N E W YEA R
Subscribe for The News. $1 year
A. G. Hoffman...............Progressive 180
Among the social events of the J. Godman, county clerk, was issued
we desire to thank our customers for
C. B. Campbell.............Progressive 183
week was a gathering of merry for *334. Mort Hallett, who had been
the trade and good w ill extended us
J. C. Giltner....................... Citizens 110
j. r. Looms
D O O LY
at the home of Rev- C- F - subpoenaed by the city, was granted R. P M.
during the past twelve months
re s id e n t and Mgr.
Clapp. A unique feature of the even *3.20. The bill for the city’s counsel
J. C. Clark..................... Progressive 192 ing was an impromptu musical pro has not yet been presented.
J. N. Hoffman...................Citizens 115 gram in which those present took part
The election board consisting of W.
The past year is only our second in Forest Grove
in groups of two. Especially deserv B. Haines, Dr. J. S. Bishop and John
and it has been most satisfactory to us, both in
W. S. Hudson................................280 ing of mention was the duet sung by Abbott as judges and Robert Wirtz
amount of business done and in the pleasant rela
Messrs. Rasmusen and Aller.
Re- and Edgar Meresse as clerks were paid
Forest Grove, - Oregon
tions existing between ourselves and customers.
J. G. Lenneville.............Progressive 199 freshments were daintily served by *2.25 each.
P. W. Cronen..................... Citizens 113 Miss Frances Clapp. Those present
Paid up Capital, $ 2 5 ,0 0 0
| W e endeavor to so conduct our business
Everything passed off smoothly until
Total vote cast, 321 were: Miss Clapp, Miss Abemethy, the Mayor returned without his signa
customer will be a satisfied and loyal one and the
Vote last year, 329 Misses Frances, Camilla, and Mizpah ture and stated his objections for not
past year has produced abundant evidence that we en
Progessive City | Abemethy, Miss Chandler, Miss Helen signing a document as authorized to
joy the confidence and good will of our trade.
FARMERS & MERCHANTS BAM
candidate, defeated Dr. Ward, the Chandler, Misses Ferrin and Peterson; do by the council at some previous
| W e trust that we may merit a continuance of these fa
Citizens’ candidates by a majority of and Messrs. Clapp, White, Ferrin, meeting. The document in question
Transact a General Banking
vors, for we shall in the coming year as in the past
and contained the supplementary contract
46 votes. But the surprise was the Rasmusen,
one, make every effort to conduct a Hardware
overwhelming majority of votes given Peterson.
J. G. Lenneville for mashall over P.
and Implement Business that will be a
W. Cronen, who for the last five years
The week of prayer is being ob-
credit to ourselves and a store where every customer
faithfully discharged the duties of that served this week by the M. E. church
will go away satisfied.
of this city. The meetings are con-
The next council will be thoroughly ^ c te d bT
Rev- Mr- Shroad
W e shall, d u rin g th e com ing year, add
“ dry” , B. H. Laughlin, being the only neliu»> who is “ S'51« 1 b?
The meetings have
hold-over councilman and a member of T. F. Belknap.
some other lines to o u r now extensive
attended and have
stock and shall try a t all tim es to m erit
the “ wet” faction.
the people’s favor.
M. Peterson, the newly elected proved profitable to those in attendance.
CITY COUNCIL MEETS
NEW Y E A R
Greetings Î !
Great Reduction in Drugs
Again acknowledging our appreciation,
we extend to all our friends best wishes
A Happy and Prosperous
- N EW
G O F F B R O S .,
O R EST GROVE ,
mayor, is one of the leading business
men of our city where he is now
engaged in the hardware and furniture
business. He came to Forest Grove
about four years ago from Almena,
Kansas, where he held the office of
mayor for two terms. It is generally
believed that Mr. Peterson will make
a prudent, but energetic mayor.
The registration books for voters
are open at Judge Wirtz’s office. Vo
ters expecting to take part in the pri
maries must declare their party politics.
—Rubbet heels fitted at Brooks’.
Word comes from Spokane that Mrs.
Amos C. Adams, who left here about
three weeks ago, is much improved in
health by the change of climate. The
Snow is of sufficient depth to make
sleighing a pleasure and Mrs. Adams
j g enjoying
that new diversion im
H. C. Atwell was on the program of
the Oregon State Horticultural Society,
which met in Portland this week. His
subject was “ The Experiences of an
Amateur Fruitgrower in Oregon.”
Commissioner W. K. Newell presented
several reports at this meeting.
Slaughter of Prices
- First Class Pharmacist in attendance -
Pioneer Drug Store
CHAS. F. M ILLER , Prop.