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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 9, 1906)
C ounty N ew s
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE.,
‘The little beetles which accom
panied your letter of the 31st prove to
be specimens of the European bark
beetle, Xyleborus Dispar. This little
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1906.
J. N. Hoffman Returns from London.
data to arrange tLe awarding of the
contracts and to make profiles of the
work. The United Railways Company
has ample financial backing, and we
are going ahead with the work.”
J. N. Hoffman, who went to London
two months ago as the representative
ft Rarer Attacks Tree And It Dies p « t was discovered in the Pacific Fresh News from Our N e ighbors-A of the Northwest Hop Dealers Associa-1
tion to superintend the sale of their
EICCtrIC C iR DOW Running
1 Northwest first in the vicinity of Port-
few Weeks— Fruit Men And
hops in that city, returned day before j Excursion to Buxton on P. R. & N .-
land some three years ago and has now
General Round-Up of the
Southern Pacific improving Track
yesterday. Mr. Hoffman says he is
evidently spread as far up the valley as
penings of the Week.
The Southern Pacific is doing some
glad to return to the United States al- j United Railway to Get Busy.
Forest Grove. I am yet not positive
substantial work on its tracks be
as to how serious a pest we are to
this place and Portland. Rumors
al to Experiment Statiun at Cor- consider it. I am inclined to think Items of Interest from
that they will change their
that it only attacks diseased trees, or
Fourth street entrance to Portland for L ![
ralis— Xyleborus DIspar Is Our at least trees which are not vigorous
ton, Cornelius and Gales Creek
Electric Line— Southern Pacific
some easier one. The Telegram in
with the exception of 600 bales, al
but am not certain that it will not
and Other Places.
though all the hops had not yet reach
attack perfectly vigorous ones. Ex
Over 100 men are working by night ( ¡¡J
ed England. The net proceeds, after j
perimental evidence regarding thj best
filling gulches along the West Side j*tJ]
method of treating it is wanting but I
A new pest to the fruit trees has
The Forest Grove Transportation road between Portland and Beaverton,
be determined, will be about 9c per lb.
it could be controlled by
ken found by S. A. Moulton. One
cars are now running and are 12 miles distant. Two trains operated , ' |
The Japs working on the railroad,
spraying or scrubbing the trunks and
¡I his plum trees which seemed to be
regular trips to the Southern by the Pacific Coast Construction C oir.-H ^H
their place fifty
larger branches of the trees either with
infected by some sort of pest, was
The men who have pany, are running ahernatey, one c o m -H |
kerosene emulsion or with whale oil
liUed in a few weeks. Upon investi-
line for the past ing and one going all through t l \ e ^ B
i it was found that some insect
escaped without suffering the tortures week are through and repairs od trans night.
tion, left on the next train.
had bored to the heart of the tree,
The baby son of Mr. and Mrs. of sea-sickness. In next week’s issue formers are made. The plant formerly
Prof. Bradley Returns.
making only a very small hole and
Walter Hannan, is unusually lucky in Mr. Hoffman will have for our readers
j' jndly noticeable, but on further study
Prof. Bradley is again with us after being the possessor of a grandmother, a full account of his trip and the hop A generator has been ordered and will between that station and BeavertonJfl
ing the effects of this pest many insects two months’ study at the summer
be installed for immediate use in case Wooden trestles over these gulches
Mrs. H. Hannan of Buxton, a great- market.
rctt found boring into the core. No school of the University of California.
emergency. The plant will be run thus given way to earth fills, which will]®
grand mother, Mrs. L. H. Dunbar of
one here seems to be acquainted with He made a special study of the soils
Bear Killed in Orchard.
need no more renewing once the fiT
by burning sawdust.
Forest Grove, and a great-great grand
this new intruder. Fruit Inspector and speaks very highly of the advan
mother, living in Ohio.
Harris was also at sea, and sent a tages that school has been offering
Concrete tunnels, six feet wide, tc
brought into town yesterday morning,
Mr. Flowers, an old man working on
specimen to the experiment station at during the summer. The teaching
as culverts, are being constructed
a big black bear, weighing about 350
Corvallis, where it was studied. It force was made up of the best available the right-of way, was unfortunately in pounds which had been killed in his railway much has been done, the track to carry the water off from around thi
»as learned later that several trees in I professors of the United States, and he jured by having a log roll on his leg, orchard a short distance from the house. being laid and cars are now running as base of the fills, which, in some case:
different parts of town also showed comes back to his alma mater with breaking the thigh bone.
It seems that the bear had been j far as Buxton and tapping the timber are over 100 feet deep. These Tu:
It is reported that $65 was taken doing a good deal of damage around belt.
nels varv in length from 75 to 12
signs of their work, some of the limbs ] many new ideas in his line of work.
from a railroad camp last week.
The excursion on the Pacific Rail- and are built unusually strong in ordi
appearing to be dying and leaves
there and during the night had killed
The new butcher shop is about a goat. In the morning Mr. Bear was roa<^ & Navigation Co. s line to Buxton to sustain the great weight of the ei
For the Benefit of Anglers.
It will be under the found feasting on the carcass of the last Thursday was a pleasant surprise fills which are to carry heavy trains
specimen at Corvallis, A. B. Cordley
The anglers of this town and vicinity charge of Jos. Pongratz.
of the experiment station took it up
goat. But this feast was not to last to the people of that part of the coun- accommodate the growing traffic
will be pleased to know that efforts are
for the dogs soon had him sur-
A large crowd took the train from the West Side Branch of the South'
and studied it—found it had been at
Mrs. O’Donnell celebrated her 48th
being made by the government to
and picked up more excur Pacific.
work on the coast for several years and
birthday, July 28th.
Many guests j rounded and Mr. Scott hearing their
establish a hatchery and experimental
"These earth fills cost 25 cents
were present to spend the day, bring- barking knew there was something sionists all the way up the line.
that i: is now spreading up the valley.
station on the Trask River which flows
doing down there, and taking his gun, Hillsboro band went along and furnish yard to make,” an official of the coi
The professor gives a cure for it and all
ing some very beautiful presents.
into the Tillamook Bay and that the
ed an excellent program. Speeches pany says, “ but they will pay for the:
orcharcists ought to look at their tret s
Miss Maisie O’Donnell is now in he soon had the hugj bear to the
streams will be replenished with fish.
made by prominent men.
selves in 14 years, as the wooden tn
and if the pest is at work, should use
Forest Grove, working for the Oregon ground. Mr. Scott brought it down to
ties have to be repaired all the time
the express office in the morning and
every effort to exterminate it. Mr.
New Line near Sherwood
expense, and are at the sai
shipped it to Portland.
Cordley in reply to Mr. Harris’ letter
The excursion on the P. R. & N.
source of anxiety on account
crowd which had congregated around
best is the cheapest.”
Co.’s line last Thursday, came as a
the office was rather excited and many may also be benefitted bv an electric fire.”
pleasant surprise to the people of
The Southern Pacific has bouJ
sportsmen were heard repeating their line. The Willamette Valley Trac
Although it was known
tion Co., intends to cross the Willa several tracts of land along the righi
experiences with bears.
that there was to be an excursion, the
mette at Silverton, coming from Salem way where earth for the fills
time had not been definitely settled, so Reward Money for Frank Smith,
past Chemawa and Wilsonville, thence procured.
it was much regretted that the large
across the river to Sherwood, Tualatin
Besides this, other tracts have
crowd could not be hospitably accomo
and Tigardville and on to Portland.
bought to support the bases
dated. Starting at Hillsboro and pick
as the old right of way was only
ing up passengers at every cross-road, Frank Smith case has been divided
United Railway Will Go to Work
feet wide, while the fills take up
by the time the train arrived at Buxton
C. E. Loss of the United Railway some places, 125 feet.
the crowd had numbered over 500. Court of Clackamas. 125 dollars goes
Labor saving apparatus is US'
A speech was made by Hon. Ben. to Harry Draper of Spokane, who Co. has returned to Portland from his
Cornelius and an excellent program tracked the desperado with hounds, San Francisco trip and now operation good purpose on the work,
rendered by the Hillsboro Band, after $8.33 to Sheriff Culver of Marion on city and interurban lines are to be shovels are used to fill the cars,
which the crowd hurried back to the county and the same amount to gin at once. The company will spend are of the “ dump” pattern, and
train in answer to impatient calls from Deputy Sheriff Morden and Detective about $750,000 on lines in the city of men are needed in either loadinfl
The finances have been unloading. Great tree stumps a re |
Vaughn of Portland.
Thirty three Portland.
men of the posse were given $3. 33. pledged to the amount of $100,000 by up by the shovels and cast asi
The county had offered a reward of prominent California capitalists. Mr. though they were simply little pi
Loss is one of the 20 but the names and the trains of cars are uni
Horace Fitch returned Sunday from $250 and this was divided between 37
the others are withheld for the time without stopping. Two men stati
Southern Oregon where he and Mr.
at the side of the trestle unlocl
Moberg have been prospecting.
John B. Rogers, formerly consulting catches as the cars move slow!
Miss Edith Smith of Gales Creek,
engineer for the Ocean Shore Railroad, and the unloading causes no delas
spent several days visitin g friends in some of the blood money.
California, has resigned his position
Powerful arc lights are suspend^
A Bankrupt City.
there and will accept the same title various working points, and the
Mrs. Geo. Holsher visited in Hills
The fo llo w in g are O ur Prices on
Kansas City, Kansas, has been drift with the United Railways, with offices find no difficulty in getting about \
Ù boro, Saturday.
toward bankrupey at the rate of at Portland. Mr. Rogers has already1 work. The filling in will be all
Prof. Sherri] of Portland, was in Cor
a day, $21,000 a week or made arrangements to dispose of his j this summer. Over 1,000,000 ya
nelius, Saturday and Sunday.
$1,095,000 a year since the enforce property in California, and is preparing | earth have to be moved.
Mr. Richie and wife of Pendleton,
ment of the prohibition law.
The to come to Portland to live.
are visiting their relatives, Mr. Horace
The city trolley lines, construction j
police, fire, street and other depart
— If you are thin, nervous, j
Fitch’s. Mr. Ritchie has been quite
ments have been cut in two or prac of which will be given to contractors I poor appetite and don’t sleep 1
ill the past two weeks.
tically abolished and present employees within a few days, include the Maca-
The farmers of this vicinity are very of the city are not able to cash their dam road and Front street freight line, take Dr. Morrow’s Anti-Lean.j
; Hines’ Drug Store.
busy getting ready for threshing.
pay checks. Before the enforcement, with a spur running into the Northern
Mrs. Pizer of Castle Rock, is visiting the city received money from over 200 Pacific Terminal Company's yards be
W inchester Model 1894, 30-30 Nickel Steel Bbl
"joints” and this made it possible for low the Steel bridge, and another spur
“ 25-35 “
Mr. Alonzo Phillips returned from it to have a sufficient income and all up Flanders street and switches on
Flanders in the J
“ 1892, 25-20 “
Southern California, where he was in its departments compared favorably streets crossing
the grape business, he says, ‘‘its too with those of other cities. But three vicinity of the freight yards of North
“ 22 Cal “
“ Take Down 12 and 16 Gauge Shot Gun
Mrs. Stevens of Portland, formerly to have put it to the bad and now road up Stark street from the Front <
If your watch has gone
Savage Model 30-30 or 303,
Minta Bales, is visiting Mrs. Kansas City is in debt to the amount street line to Twelfth, thence out
lost its accuracy or suffered
PettygTOve to the city limits on the
Reeves of this place.
more serious injury-we’ll roa
once more if it lies
Mr. Foster, who has been ill for
Man Arretted on Morning Train.
skill to do]
some time is some better.
S. R. Daniels was arrested on the passenger line down Seventh street I The same with Clocks.
Rev. F. S. Clemo of Canby, spent Monday morning train as it arrived in
from a connection with the projected
Of course there are
several days visiting friends, in this Portland by detectives Day and Car
Salem interurban line at the south end
Watches or Clocks injured jj
penter of Portland under the advice of of the city to the Union Depot.
yond repair, and in that
W. K. Curtis and family, spent Sheriff Connell. It was learned that
In conversation with a reporter of a
well you should know we
Thursday in Cornelius.
Daniels had stolen $15 from a man at Portland paper, Mr. Loss said:
good line of watches and
Rev. Shrode is bnilding a fine col" Gaston and Sheriff Connell lost no
“ We will let the contracts for con- j
to select from.
tage near the M . E. Church.
time in having the man apprehended struction at once, we hope to have j
Mr. Stratton is very busy packing and placed in the city jail of Portland, work begun on the city lines by Sep
A B B O T T & SOI
until orders were received from the tember 1, with their completion not j
fruit for shipment.
J e w e le r s
later than eight months from the time (
Mr. Barber is building a large drier, Hillsboro authorities.
F O R E S T GROVE,
getting ready for the fall fruit.
—See Dr. Eaton about your eyes
with me, and comes to Portland to get I
and that headache.
C /X tiM * O. P*W* t
G o in g ?
Hunting Season Opens Wednesday
August 15 th 1906
It is Time You were g e t
ting your Things Ready
Get Portland Prices and com
pare them w ith the above.