W ashington roL. in W C ounty N ew s NO. 34 FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, NOTED EDITOR TO SPEAK I Telephone Men Hold Meeting. SAL00N& VOTED 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 follows: , 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, as the "Oregon Independent Tele- bank remains under the same manage 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 ment as formerly, R. M. Dooley, pres rtity to address the students, is per month when installed by himself. the association are to encourage devel ident; J. E. Loomis, vice-president; Election Haines Are Signed | F. Carroll, the managing editor of For porch lights Contractor Haines opment, protect their mutual interests and Oscar Loomis, cashier. The es 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 Many Years— Vote Smaller — Applications for Water and city, Haines pays for collection and At The College is a metropolitan newspaper man attendance from this county were: S. (From The W eekly Index) gives J of gross receipts to city, Than a Year Ago Lights Granted ring been connected with New G. Hughes of Forest Grove; C. F. Council retaining right to grant water. Mr. Mason spent his vacation at his Wilkes, George Stevens and A. B. irk dailies and having had charge of Further “ it is understood and agreed home in Boise, Idaho. Denver Post previous to his co in Flint of Hillsboro. S. G. Hughes was that no part of receipts thereof shall be elected vice-president. Miss Ada Miller returned Friday Monday was a great day in the to Portland to assume the editorial The last meeting of the present counted in 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 determining the 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.) the voters of Forest Grove again voted end the lecture. in 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 of that city, answered affirmatively the ml Mr. Johnson and Mr. Haines, finally a of previous regular and special meetings Anxious Mother. question, "Should Churches Advertise city. As usual the licensing of saloons Oregon Citv. motion 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 each councilman 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 signature to the document 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. ness firm puts itself before the public. sity. The Ohio Wesleyan has the repu M Munkers, labor...................... Lew. s has received no communication Laughlin, W. R. Harris and L. L. 60 10 “ 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 Hollinger. P W Cronen, signs................... 2 00 this city. 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 8 40 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 We ought to let the public know 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 M mind. Mrs. Lewis is physically help ' In my opinion, it is just as important in "Macbeth.” Modjeska is attended G Giltner.................................... 1 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.” The Student Body held the first Aaron S m ith.............................. 1 Dr. Short is not a sensational accounts for the overwhelming defeat anyone knowing his whereabouts would They were on the hand car and on meeting for the term after the chapel 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............... OC., 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 His remarks ring out true and are not 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 Total *124 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. approaching engine. 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 Society Events 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. For Mayor 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 and 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. r | 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 holiday 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 J. W. Hayes..................... Citizens 100 younS ,olks at the home of Rev- C- F - subpoenaed by the city, was granted R. P M. during the past twelve months V. President re s id e n t and Mgr. Clapp. A unique feature of the even *3.20. The bill for the city’s counsel For Recorder 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 For Treasurer 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 OF amount of business done and in the pleasant rela For Marshal 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 that each 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 Successor to past year has produced abundant evidence that we en M. Peterson, the 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 Aller, Fletcher and contained the supplementary contract 46 votes. But the surprise was the Rasmusen, Business : : 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. l office of this city. The meetings are con- hroad of of Cor- The next council will be thoroughly ^ c te d bT Rev- Mr- Shroad by the the P**«*, 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? Belknap. The The meetings have hold-over councilman and a member of T. F. Belknap. some other lines to o u r now extensive been quite well 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 GOFF BROS.’ NEW Y E A R Greetings Î ! FIRST NATIONAL BANK Great Reduction in Drugs Again acknowledging our appreciation, we extend to all our friends best wishes for 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 mensely. 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.