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versity people will be a credit to the
college campus and to the city in
[ The building is to occupy the south-
$20,000 Carnegie Library Fund i west corner of the campus. Its archi-
! tecture is to be of classical design and
Completed Except $4,000—To be
the materia’s to enter its construction
to be pressed brick and stone. It
is to be one story high with a base
The dimensions of the library agreed
[Cillege Ao'hirlties Decide on Plans upon and given out by President
Ferrin. are 24x76 feet, with a height
For The Building.— To Be
of 16 feet from floor to ceiling and a
basement of 8 ft in heigth. It has
not beeu decided whether the center
of the building is to be lighted by a
dome or a sky-light of other descrip
A Carnegie library will be built in tion. The main entrance will face
lour city. An offer of $20,000 has been College Way and will resemble that of
| made to Pacific University for the Marsh Hall. On each side of the
entrance there will be a cloak or parcel
[erection of such a building and plans room. The entrance will lead to a
|a e being drafted for the edifice.
corridor 18x18 which in turn will give
Tne lib ar/ is a direct gift to the access to a periodical room 27x30
miversitv but the city, naturally, is and to a general reading room 27x30.
What will be known as the “ book
proud that another handsome building room” is 24x36 and is so arranged as
p i l l grace the campus. While but to give ample space for seven double
¡little of the amount already raised to sticks of books. This chamber will
aeet the stipula ions of Carnegie’s be lighted by eight windows. To the
gift has been subscribed by local north of the book room the librarian
will have his office and to the south
tsidents, it is generally believed that will be the cataloguer’s apartments.
tie college will alio v the citizens of
The basement besides containing
forest Grove ce tun privileges in the the heating apparatus and fuel, will be
divided into rooms suitable for the
jse of the library.
meetings of literary societies, for
The Carnegie Library fund is so newspaper reading quarters and for the
‘•«ear c o n p 'e irn and so enthusiastic receiving and unpacking of books.
The changes that may be made from
»re its romoters that the proposition
sow confroiting the college authorities these plans will not be very great. A
is to decide on the plans and design of Portland architect is now at work on
the plans and the erection of the build
le building. As be'orj stated the ing will be taken up as soon as the
cost of the edifice is tu be 823,000. weather will permit, provided that the
Such a si m has been given to the uni amount necessary has been raised.
President Feirin and Professor Marsh
versity by Andrew Carnegie, of Pitts
have given much time and thought to
burg, provided a similiar sum was
the project and before many months
lised by the friends of the institution the library will be a reality.
for “ the up keep of the library” as
Professor Marsh gave out last even
ing that only 84000 weTe needed to
^he steel magnate expresses it.
The edifice as planned by the uni complete the fund.
library to be b u ilt
and anything else you need in Bracket, Stair,
Rail, Gable Ornaments— in fact, everything
necessary for finishing up your new home.
These we shall carry in stock at our Ware
house on North Main Street the coming season
and we will
Guarantee Our Prices and
Meet 7\1I Competition
Come and get our prices before buying
We are probably a little
green at the business but
“Rome was not built in
a day,” and you may de
pend upon us “Giving
You Satisfaction” in this
line as in our
A Car Load ofWIR.£and NAILS
rill be here in about two weeks
?O R E ST G R O V E ,
For the People's Preference
MAKING OF NEWSPAPERS
„ STEAM OR ELECTRICITY
The Federated Trades Council
1 Portland, Ore., have passed resolutions
calling on all Union men to support
Editor Of Oregon Jonrnol SpHilkS on only the Legislative candidates who NOW Railroad To
The Making of a Metro-
durin* ,“ rayu term °f
From Portland To Peak In
office I will always vote for that candi-
date for United States senator in Con
gress who has received the highest j
' number of the people’s votes for that
Addresses Students of Pacific Univer- position at the genera! election of a Railroad To Be Operated By Steam
senator in Congress without regard to
slty—Explains Inside Workings of | my individual preference.”
or Electricity— Oregon Traction
TROLLEY LINE TO THE DEPOT
Local Capitalists Sure It Will Prove
A Good Investment
John F. Carroll, editor of the Oregon
Journal delivered an interesting address
There has been little ssid but much
on “ The Making of a Newspaper,” in done this week relative to the trolley
Marsh Hall last evening. The lecture line from the depot to the business
was preceded by a vocal solo by Miss part of the city. While the Forest
President W. N. Grove Transportation Company has not
Ferrin introduced the speaker and j been officially incorporated, it is under-
said in part. “ It is to be regretted 1 stood that local capitalists have taken
that the weather is so stormy this | sufficient shares to warrant the be
evening and although the audience ginning of work on the line in the
is small it is a select one. Those who near future. There will be some sur-
have braved the storm should be prisees when the names of the incor-
given credit for getting here. Every- porators are given out publicly, but the
body knows of the Oregon Journal personnel of the incorporation is made
but the public knows little about its up of local conservative capitalists not
editor. I am glad this evening to given to “ hot air” and who have always
introduced to you, John F. Carroll, examined thoroughly, an enterprise
editor of the Oregon Journal.”
Seldom, if ever,
Mr. Carroll in opening his address has a local enterprise been so
said “ Editors who are brave and fear gladly welcomed by all classed.
less in the editorial sanctum are often The people want the line and the
afraid to face an audience and speak. company will do well “ to strike while
This is my case this evening. In j the iron is hot.” The company has
fact it has been difficult for me to eight months in which to construct
know what to prepare and how to | the road but, those in a position to
make it interesting to you.
My i know, say that it will require much
theme tonight is “ The Making of a less time than that for its construction
when the work is once begun.
The United Railways Company has
filed articles of incorporation with the
Multnomah County Clerk, with a cap
ital of 85,000. The incorporators are
Los Angeles men and William T. Muir
is their attorney. It is their intention
to build a railroad from Portland to
Peak, in Washington Connty, which
will be so constructed that it can be
operated by either steam or electricity
The business center of the city of
Portland is to have a network of tracks.
“ Among street railway and railroad
men the new corporation is looked
upon as a reincarnation of the Oregon
Traction Company,” says the Oregon
ian, which was formed and exploited
some time ago, and progressed so far
as to place a few rails upon the city
end of a proposed line.” The Oregon
Water Power Company, at the time
that the other company was formed,
intended to run a parallel, or as it was
hinted, to operate the line when built.
It is said that the Oregon Water
Power Company wishes to gain an en
trance into Washington County and
thence into the Forest Grove and Hills
boro districts and perhaps further to
wards the south and west. No one
seems to be able to place the exact
location of the terminal of the road at
Peak, but it is supposed to be at a
station named by the Oregon Traction
Company, along its survey made some
Work is to begin on the new line at
the opening of spring, it is stated.
There are few things concerning
which the public is more curious and
The Republican County Central
about which it knows less than the
Committee will meet at the Court
inside of a metropolitan newspaper
House in Hillsboro,, Thursday, Jan.
offici, that fact was brought out last
25, at 2 p. m. All republicans are
evening by the questions given Mr.
welcome to attend this meet ng
Carroll to answer.
J o h n T h o r n b u r g , Chairman.
The lecture contained no rainbow
J. W. BAILEY, Secretary.
visions of the glory and power th a t!
Woman Suffragist to Speak
await the newspaper men. It dealt
with the practical points of newspaper-
Mrs. Clara B. Colby, formerly of
dom—the gathering of news, the Nebraska, but now of Portland, will
Y. P. S. C. E. topic for Sunday
advertising business and the general lecture in the Congregational church, evening at Congregational Church,
machinery that conducts a daily paper. Monday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p. m.
“ Lessons from Christ’s Boyhood.”
The stereotyping process by which | Mrs. Colby comes under the aus- 7:30 special monthly missionary ser
Addreis by Principal H. L.
the type page is duplicated in solid P’ces of the Forest Grove Equal Suff-
Bates on "Our Forward Movement in
metal within a few minutes, and any raf?e Association,
Foreign M ssions.” Thursday evening
number of plates may be made, so that
She is an able and interesting Jan. 25, Bible study hour, “ The
Baptism of J:sus.”
the same matter can be set to running speaker and we bespeak for her
on a dozen presses at the same time; good audience. Admission Free,
As Others See Us
the Hoe press, which cuts, pastes, are invited.
“ We do not see why so much com
prints and folds more than 24000
Opinion on School Law
ment has followed the appearance of
papers in an hour and which may
Attorney-General Crawford has ren- Oregon’s new senator in a sack suit.
justly be regarded as the greatest piece dered his decision upon a number of Most of Oregon’s senators and con
gressmen lean to blouses with vertical
of machinery that the ingenuity of man qUestions of school law, most import
stripes that are very striking and pe
has created; the linotype, a machine ant of which is the ruling that in culiar.” —Charleston (S. C .) Ntws and
of amazing ingenuity for typesetting school districts of the third class, a Courier.
1 purposes— are the agents that have head of a family may vote upon the 1 This paragraph is not at all compli
revolutionized newspaperdom during levying of a tax whether he is a tax mentary to Oregon’s representatives
themselves nor to the constituency
| the last decade and that have made it payer or not.
that sent them to Congress.
; possible for the news of the world to
Payment of a tax on personal pro similar statements have appeared in
' be given the public in an incredibly perty is sufficient to entitle the tax papers of the effete East ever since
| short time after it has happened.
payer to vote at a school meeting, but the land fraud indictments were made.
It behooves the voters to choose
The modern newspaper is a business not payment of a poll tax.
hereafter honest, clean, upright men
enterprise and without advertising the
Thirty days’ residence in good
to represent them in the Nation’s
paper would not live long. If a pub faith in a district entitles a property- legislative halls. Oregon must wash
lisher sees that a sensational style sells owner and tax-payer in the district to away this blot now on her escutcheon.
the most papers he is tempted to give vote at a school-meeting.
the public saffron-colored news. There
are three classes of men in every
A very charming home wedding
newspaper office—those who edit,
those who write, those who direct. took place at 8 p. m. Wednesday,
Jan. 10. at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
At the head of every newspaper is the
J. Ponting of this city, when their
editor-in-chief, usually the chief stock-
holder and publisher and who has dau*hter’ Mlss Lulu PontlnK and Earl
D. Van Meter were united in marriage
control over the business office and
by the Rev. Lattimore, of the Presby
editorial rooms. The managing editor,
terian church. Miss Mabel Fountain
¡ is the chief executive of the establish-
j ment, under him are the city editor, acted as maid of honor and George
Ponting. the bride’s brother, as best
the telegraph editor, the news editor,
and the various department editors
Mr. Van Meter is the only son of
j dramatic, sporting, commercial, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. Van Meter, of Dilley,
The qualification for success in
Ore. The bride is the only daughter
1 journalism is that of mental alertness.
of Mr. and Mrs. Ponting. Relatives
College men, said the speaker, are
and very near friends were present at
destined to play a larger part in the the wedding last night. An informal
newspaper world than ever before. reception followed and the guests
A college education is valuable but presented their congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs. Van Meter will leave
by no means indispensable. A college
in a few days for Portland, where Mr.
man’s education will be particularly Van Meter is engaged in business.—
useful to him in the newspaper field. Ex., Lewi:t)n, Idaho.
COUNTY COURT NEWS
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Investment Company to Freder
ick Greenberg 18.40 acres
in S L Hicklin d 1 c .............* 55|
Alice Jane Ralston to Thos N
Hall 40 acres in sec 12 t 1
sr 5 w
Ezra Fairbanks et ux to Thos
F Fairbanks 100 acres in sec
16 t 2 sr 1 w ...................... 2SC
Investment Company to John
H Davis 15 acres in J N
Hicklin d i e . . .
Jno R Dallas to Marcus Peter
sen 160 acres in sec 11 t 1
nr 5 w ......................................
Thos F Fairbanks et ux to H
C Krause 17j acres sec 16
t 2 sr 1 w ..................................
Fred Steinkmeier et ux to Paul
J Beck 7.91 acres in R S
Tupper d i e ..............................
Geo H Briggs et ux to Abra
ham Runion lots 1 and 2
block 8 Dilley.........................
Lyman A Ware et ux to Lyman
E Belknap part of sections 16
and 1 7 t 2 n r 4 w ............... 2640|
John D Bellingher et ux to Fred
C Bellinger part of block 6
Forest Grove............................ 12501
E A Hyde et al to J J Hartley
and Lewis Carstens nwj of s
e i and n& of sw i and swj
of swj of sw i sec 2 t 2 nr 4
w W M ..................................
J T Gerrish et ux to John W
Baxter 16.76 acres in Bridge
farm d 1 c and other lands.. 2000 |
Emma Dunbar et al to C G
Ackerman lots 14 and 15
block 9 West Portland H ’t’s
J N Hoffman et ux to Caroline
Chambers 4 acres in Fruitdale
add to Forest Grove.............
Perry L Benefiel et ux to Fred
G Wonder 2.21 acres in sec
4 t 2 nr 4 w .........................
Guardianship of David J Porter;
H T Bagley bonds 8100, filed and
Ellen L Ford, final account and
report filed, Feb. 12, time set for hear
ing objections to final settlement.
Estate of Conrad K Smeltzer; Geo
H Wilcox, L W House and Richard
Cirlile, appointed appraisers.
Estate of James Sloan, deceased.
Sale of real property confirmed.
Estate of Frances McPherson. Fin
al account filed, Feb. 19, time set for
hearing objections to final settlement.
Estate of John Strese. Last will
and testament filed.
The horticultural meeting under the
auspices of the State Horticultural
Society will be held at Forest Grove,
Feb. 3. Further details in next
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