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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 2, 1906)
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FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE.,
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supreme court on this subject:
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1906.
law at the next session of the Legisla
Accident Causes Bad Injury. (
Miss Lyda Thompson through
At the evening session a resolution
accident received a bad injury on t
of condolence in memoriam of Mrs,
hand, Monday. She was driving t
Josie Robison, of Butte Grange, was Prof. McKay the Principal Speaker— horse on the hay fork at her fathfl
reported by the committee and
barn in town, when the tug brof
Subject, Dairying and the Care
causing the single tree to fly
A resolution opposing the passage
striking the back of her hand,
of the ship subsidy bill was enthusiasti
bones of the hand were broken
some of the fingers badly bruised, J
A class of 14 was given the initiatory State Well Adapted to Dairying— Bishop soon had the injured mem
ceremony of the fifth degree. These
attended to and though the accid *V;
Give Cows Care— Profitable Bus has caused much pain, Miss T h o m p f l
were: Rachel Wescott, Noah H ingley,
Anna Bomette, Hazel Wood, Frank
is now resting much better and |
Bomette, Edith Deitz, Zealous Fletcher,
hand will not be disfigured.
Hattie Smith, Clara Morin, B. K.
Elected Principal of Sherwood S c h tifL
Denny, Clara Benke, Francis Davis and
The Supreme Court has rendered a I an(^ apPea' taken,
The Washington County Pomona
The dairy interests of this vicinity
Frank Fletcher received word; 9M H
decision that the Householders’ Tax j Says the court: “ We believe that Grange, having jurisdiction over 11 F. Langue.
which has grown in a few years to such last Saturday that he had been accsj I t l .
A well-rendered programme of songs,
Exemption law is unconstitutional, j the clause in the constitution to pro- granges with total membership of
immense proportions, was the subject ed for the position of principal i n . w X
This means that the tax list of the I hibit its legislative assembly from about 600, met last Thursday at Tigard- recitations and addresses closed the discussed by prominent men here last
public schools of Sherwood, O r e f^ H
entire state will be increased about I granting to householders of the state ville in the hall of Butte Grange, No. work of the day.
j Saturday. The visitors who were here Mr. Fletcher is well known i n F y f l
The Pomona meets again on the
eight million dollars and the change I exemption from taxation of property | 148. Austin Buxton, who is Master
as the guests of the Board of Trade Grove, having attended school m H||
Wednesday of October, with
will probably go into effect during the ! attempted by the statute, which though of this Pomona, as well as master of
were: Prof. G. L. McKay, head of for many years. He comes fro 1C '*
present year, necessitating a revision' ’n force when the organic law took the Oregon State Grange, with Mrs. Leedy Grange, at Cedar Mills, at 10 j the dairying department of the Iowa family of teachers and has alreadyjt ^
of the tax list. The law providing for , effect, was inconsistent therewith and Buxton, the lecturer of the Pomona, o’clock a. m.
■ State Agricultural College; J. W. Bai a wide reputation as one of the ¡ ^ !
the exemption from taxation of house- | hence repealed by the adoption of the were present and report a very large
ley, State Food and Dairy Commis teachers of Washington County.
Another Oregon Lad to the Front
holder’ s property to the extent of 8300, i constitution, and its attempted re- attendance, over 100 being present,
sioner and H. A. Hinshaw, Assistant
Last year Mr. Fletcher taugh jsgj,
Many residents of this city as well
has been in effect since 1854, with j enactment is void as repugnant thereto 1 and
extremely interesting and beue-
Freight Agent of the Southern Pacific. Scoggin Valley school. He is t\^ , ¡ i f
as the friends of a former Forest Grove
the exception of 1904, when an exemp- j °n the ground that the rate of assess- ificjai session
These persons were met by a represent congratulated upon his rapid adv^\ i
boy will be pleased to learn of his |
tion was made due to an act of the I ment and taxation is not uniform be-
Butte Grange, No. 148, is one of whereabouts and achievements. For ative body of the Board of Trade, ment in the profession he has c h ljf I
legislature, which was subsequently tween a householder of the state and the oldest organizations in the state, est Grove, with its educational facili shown the plant of the Pacific Coast The Sherwood school has a goo»$p|
being organized April 22, 1874. It is ties, has once more proven that it can Condensed Milk Co. and then driven rollment and employs two tcaffijff •I
; very prosperous, having over 100 turn out good material and that eastern to the Hotel Laughlin where a dinner the principal having charge of th tia|
Article nine of section one of the
members, and owning its hall and cities are eager to secure it. This time was given in their honor by Mr. Harry upper grades.
constitution of Oregon says, “ The
Legislative assembly shall provide by has commenced to compile the assess- grounds. Its presiding officer is Mrs. the person is A. M. North, who came Stewart of P. C. C. M. Co. Other
Prof. Robertson to Take Leav
law for uniform and equal rate o f1 ment roll and says he will make no Hannah Christensen, who is a very to our city from Vernonia, over in the guests around the table were: Senator
assessment and taxation and shall pre- changes, but would complete the roll successful and popular officer.
Nehalem country. Mr. North studied
Professor Robertson asks
In the afternoon a m eeting was held
scribe such regulations and shall aa originally contemplated, and the
Reports from the subordintae granges in our public schools after which he
absence for one year to accept a
secure a just valuation for taxation of hoard of equalization could order the show marked progress in all. Beaver entered Tualatin Academy, finally
ship for research work in history
all property, both real and personal, exemptions stricken off and the full ton Grange reported an increase of 40 graduating from Pacific University with dairy business were discussed, but
University of California. His le
in membership during the quarter.
excepting such as for municipal, edu- ! amount
the class of 1901, making history and
the president will explain more
At 2 o’clock the grange adjourned political economy his major studies
cational, literary, scientific or charitable i This he believed the simpler plan,
details, and that he has not
to the village church, to assist in the with a view of preparing himself for discussing “ Dairying and the Care of
purposes, as may be specially exempt- |
the institution as was rut
M ilk.” Among some of his remarks
ed bylaw .” Until the constitution i s ’ —If you are thin, nervous, have funeral of Mrs. Josie Robison, a mem- that professorship.
here and other places in this county during the last few days but vj ’ll
amended there will be no more house- ' poor appetite and don’t sleep well, ber of Butte Grange. The impressive
For two years he held the position
with us again the following year.*j|
he gave the following details:
take Dr. Morrow’s Anti-Lean. Dr. funeral ceremony of the grange ritual of principal of the North Yamhill ]
hold exemptions on the tax rolls.
Berkeley, Cal., July 25, 9
i was used.
schools, after which he resigned to
The following is the dicision of the I ■ Hines’ Drug Store.
My dear President Ferrin:
adapted to dairying. It has the disad
At 4 p. m. the grange took up the take up his work in the University of
1 hav«; 1
vantage of being far removed from the
| discussion of resolutions. The follow Chicago where he studied for several
I big trade centers, but butter is some somewhat perplexed in regard tyljj
ing resolution on the state ownership j years.
thing that can be shipped.
The best course to pursue, but h a v e il
Word has been received that he has
of telephones was introduced, discussed
freight rate from Oregon to New York decided to accept an offer whicjH
and referred to a committee consisting just been accepted as a teacher of his
is but two cents per pound, and to been made to me by the U ni|M | j
of Messrs. B. G. Leedy, A. N. Davis ^ tory in the High School at Terre
here for the coming year. T h e f l
Liverpool but half a cent more.
and Mrs. Ruby Boyd, who are to get Haute, Ind. The school has an at
“ Oregon is fertile. At the Oregon offered me a fellowship w h ic l^ ^ B
action from the subordinate granges, tendance of over 800 pupils with a
State farm he saw land which a few somewhat more than fellowships
investigate the matter and report at corps of 29 teachers and Mr. North’s
years ago would not produce more than ally do, with the bulk of my
the October meeting. It is very prob - l' position will be a responsible one.
15 bushels of wheat to the acre, and research work and the possibility
¡able that the committee will modify His salary for the first year will be
this year it will run 50, due to scien doctor’s degree at the close of tl*|j|
the resolution to a demand for a law 81100.
tific farming, and the keeping of cows. I have conferred with PrIH
establishing a commission to regulate
The best land is none too good for Wheeler, the History men h e i i i
Mrs. R. A. Magoon. Dead.
rates and to compel all companies to
In the Elgin district cows with Professor Twiner of W irfl1
Mrs. R. A. Magoon, aged 78 years
connect with each other’ s lines for a
land, up to 8140 an acre. under whom I am taking lectur|‘*
proportionate charge. The text of the and 6 months, who died at Portland
it seems to me that the opporti’; '
NECESSITIES FOR SUCCESS.
last Sunday, was buried in the Almoran
I cannot afford to let pass.)*
“ The bulk of the dairying of the
“ Whereas, the grange has always H ill cemetery near Gaston, Tuesday.
not know what the future may t.*t !|j
Deceased came to Washington County
advocated and believed in co-operation
me, but I would like, if you fe • » « '* '
thirty years ago from Plainfield, Iowa, states that can raise alfalfa and clover
an all practical lines for the benefit of
can do so consistently wjCL'
and has resided in Gaston since with can make a success of dairying. So in
the farmer and his family, and,
of Pacific, to haw* ;
the exception of a short time ago, order to have success in dairying the
“ Whereas, there are corporations
next year i n V i
when she went to Portland.
She dairyman must, First, have good cows;
trying to monopolize the telephone
for the in t# ^
leaves four sons and four daughters: Secondly, Feed them right.
business of the state and charge a l l 1
“ The best dairy cows are not neces
Fred, Plainfield, Iowa; Edward, Uni
that the traffic will bear, and,
I am rather tired on acc<y|y|i
versity Park; Lowell and Byron, Port sarily blooded stock, but rather the nor
“ Whereas, a uniform system and
ri T h e fo llo w in g a re O u r P ric es on
work at Pacific and siclf
land, Oregon; Mrs. T. B. Lott, St. mal stock that is well cared for. Just
uniform rates would be very advan
my family, and think the ye
Helens; Mrs. Ellen Mills, Vernonia;
tageous to all using telephones.
will be good for us all. I
Mrs. Ida Potter, Astoria; Mrs. Fannie I mile in 2:10 so cows can be bred to
“ Therefore, be it resolved by th e ,
climate here very much, and I
! give heavy returns of milk.
Smith, Plainfield, Iowa.
Washington Countv Pomona Grange
“ Environment has much to do with it will be a benefit to ray family
that we believe the state ownership, ,
Rails La d to Buxton.
stock. Even full blooded stock if as myself.
control and operation of the telephones
With best wishes and kind
The rai < of the Pacific Railway & kept in cold barns will degenerate
of the state would best meet the Navigation Company are now laid as
Very truly yo»1ji
far as Buxton, making a track 20 miles
s R. R obert
The following resolution was unani- | in length. The gang has begun grad
“ The Danes have a way of keeping
ing beyond Buxton and the work will track of what each cow is doing. They
Winchester Model 1894 , 30-30 Nickel Steel Bbl $14.75
“ Whereas. certain interests are be pushed forward into the timber belt I form associations and hire an expert
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continually exerting themselves to get as far as the weather will permit, test the milk from their cows every
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WATCH W RONGS!
the opportunity to bond districts, mu
The road is p ro .lag a great benefit three weeks, so that they are able to
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nicipalities, counties and states, and, to the people of that section and much know which are boarders and which
“ Whereas, as Patrons of Husbandry,
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lumber will be shipped from there in a are milk producers. The same system
we are opposed to such spirit and man short time, which before was practically « being used in England and Germany
Savage Model 30-30 or 303, Rd Bbl
If your watch has gone W
agement of any corporation or enter
its accuracy or suffered»]
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prise as tends to oppress the people,
Banks, located on this road, has ton of wheat, worth 825, will take from
more serious injury-we’ ll r
been on a boom since the road was the soil plant foods worth 87.50, while
right once more if it lie
“ Whereas, it is not necessary that begun. W. S. Atlee of this city, is a ton of butter worth 8450, will draw
a watchmaker’ s skill
the present Tuttle road law or any now building a general merchandise from the soil but 50 cents. The cow,
The same with Clocks.
other bonding scheme be enforced in store as well as a residence there.
Of course there are 1
not the steer, is the animal to keep on
order to obtain good roods, and as the
the high priced land. The cow is the j Watches or Clocks in jure# !
Leg Broken in Three Placet
old road law gives County Courts power
yond repair, and in that c a a jj
cheapest producer of human food. A
to make sufficient levy for building
While riding on a wagon last Satur silo is a necessity to the up-to-date
well you should know we c^ t
good, permanent roads if funds thus day, Lee Martin of Dilley, aged 73 dairyman.
good line of watches and i
raised are honestly and economically years, had his left leg broken in three
to select from.
“ Give the cow plenty of salt. Keep
places. Mr. Martin was watching a
Therefore, “ Resolved that the Wash chain dragging when his leg was forced where the cow can get at it, and
ABBOTT & SO
ington County Pomona Grange oppose against the end of a piling, breaking it give her plenty of water. Milk is 87
R E S T GROVE
any system of bonding for road im below the knee. Dr. Via, who was per cent water, and if you would have
provement and demand of our repres- summoned, says the injury is a grave a large milk yield give thacow plenty
ClMf— ■ -
( entatives the repeal of the Tuttle road j one on account of his advanced age. I
E. C. and E. Wallace appellants
against W. H. Fallin, assessor, and J.
O. Booth, judge, from Josephine
Is Declared Unconstitutional— In county, H. K. Hanna, Judge. Re Patrons Favor State Owning Tele
versed in an opinion by Judge Moore.
creases Assessments. Poor and
phone Systems— Want Tuttle Road
This is a suit to enjoin the assessor,
board of equal'ration and sheriff from
Rich Will Alow Pay Taxes.
allowing certain exemptions from taxa
tion pursuant to the act which exempts
[ishlngton County Assessment Com certain personal property to the amount Report ol Subordinate Granges—
j of 8300 from taxation. A demurrer to
menced— Assessor Wilcox Will I the complaint on the ground that il Class of 14 Initiated to the Fifth
' did not state facts sufficient to entitle
Make No Changes.
the plaintiffs to the rebel sought having
been sustained, the suit was dismissed
Hunting Season Opens Wednesday
August 15th 1906
It is Time You were g e t
ting your Things Ready
Portland Prices and com
are them with the above.
G O F F BROS.,