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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1907)
W ashington C ounty
FOREST GROVE, W ASH IN G TO N CO ., O R E .,
ns )ic £
THURSDAY. JULY 11, 1907.
WILL SUE FOR
M I M E OF ACCOUNT1 VOTE WILL BE BAD
IVIa’s and Pele Peterson’s Bills Judge Galloway’s Decision
“ Knifed” By County Court.
ELEC T ED
O R E L JO N
PROF. MARSIES CHAIR COUNTY SEAT
AT P. U. IS FILLED
C. Taylor of
Ne- Commissioners in Regular
braska Has Buen Chosen.
titheria Case at Brick-yard Causes Petitions Were not Properly Prepared
Coach Hahn Will Teach International Petitions for New Roads Heard and
Many Bridges Repaired— Usual
and Commercial L a w — Other
and Transact Much Business.
GOMES WELL RECOMMENDED TO REMODEL COURT HOUSE
Hence the Whole Work
m n sE
I- Ì“ 4 " intis All
1ER PHYSICIAN 5 INDIGNANT WARNING CLAUSE OMITTED
All the Trouble— County
Gist of B ills— Oiher Notes.
The County commissioners met in
lit the county court laid itself
Salem, Or.,—Judge William Gallo
Professor Frank C. Taylo' of Ne-
I? considerable criticism as quite way rendered a decision in the refer
i braska has been engaged by Pacific regular monthly meeting at Hillsboro,
in Fores. Gro e Monday, and endum cases last Wednesday holding,
University to fill the vacancy caused Wednesday, July 3, all being present,
iter going over the routine work and
will in all probabiility result in a that all the petitions are fatally defec
I by the resignation of Professor Joseph
wing a small lot of bills, an adjourn
“to recover a balance of account, tive for the reason that they do not
W. Marsh from the chair of ancient
ment was taken until after the Fourth
he recent case of diphtheria at the contain the warning clause, as re-
"f Pete Peterson, the brickyard quired by the act of the last legislature.
Mr. Taylor is a graduate of the Uni- at which time the balance of the
versity ol Nebraska irom which insti- | county business was transacted,
¡,1 is caused all tne trouble. The The petitions affected by the two filed I
tution he took his Master’s degree. ! 1 he Scholls bridge - was accepted
by the States Grange against the
|tam V county charge when he ar- Armory appropriation and the compul-
Mr». Mary R. L. W ood, Aged 120 Years.
Under his principalship Weeping Water t ! and, an order for the amount drawn for
Academy was built up to be a thriving the contract price. The work on the
, r ,e without money or friends. sory pass law, the petition filed by the
W. P. Via was called and worked j Multnomah County Court against the Mr». W o o d «va» C r o w n e d Q u e e n o f O r e
school and he is recognized to be one bridges known as the Olson, Glencon,
criously to save the man’s life, Sheriff’s board-of prisoners bill, and the
g o n by H o n . G e o . H . W illiam » a t P o r t
of the foremost educators of Nebraska. Ross, Reeves, Pollock bridges be ac
premises were quarantined not petition filed by Eugene Palmer and
President Ferrin has known of him and cepted, also that of the Holcombe $
la n d , J u ly 4 . S h e live» a t H U U boro.
Jjy detaining Peterson Irom his busi- C. H. Walner against the University of
followed his work for some time. He bridge.
(Mat by courtesy of Portland Journal.)
Report of Recorder of Conveyances
but laying himself and family Oregon appropriation bill. He made
; lias been a student in the University
of fees for June for $409.90 was ac
|e to contraction of the disease, permanent the temporary writs of in
, of Chicago.
Report "of r'ounty Clerk God-
pies, after the man’s death, they junction in the cases ol the Sheriff's
While the friends of the institution cepted
¿d their bedding and clothing of act and dismissed the temporaiy writ j
regret sincerely to see Prof. Marsh give man fees (or June of 166.35 accepted.
Coroner’, report of death of G. W.
>m and otherwise fumigated the of mandamus against Secretary of State |
1 up the work he has performed so long
|ses. For all these services bills in the case of the State University ap- j
and so well they will be glad to have Olds accepted and lees ordeied paii iv*
presented to the county court for propriation act. As to the latter, the | The Fourth of July celebrations
his chair filled by such a capable mar. also that of the death of John Lekas.-
Ft.*s in case of Stat» vs. Emtnerson.m
| nt. Dr. Via’s bill was $60 and
as Prof. Taylor.
Mr. Taylor has a wile and fourchijd- \ justice court, allowed,
Peterson’s was for $80. The fective because it omitted part of the ! lew mishaps, and from everyone comes
ren and will arrive in this city some-
Ponds of J. B, Imlay, Geo. A.A^
word of the excellent times had on the
however, took the matter in its title of the bill.
Brown Geo. N. Bagiev, warehouse,’i
In brief, Judge Galloway holds that j natal day. The weather was ideal.
I hanejs and allowed Dr. Via $30
time 'n August.
|Peterson $45. These gentlemen the Legislature had authority under
Principal Bates left the first of the for tefundment of taxes granted, it be
idignant at the action of the cou rt! the initiative and referendum amend-
Quite a crowd went, up to Carlton
week for Seattle tc attend the Interna ing found that taxes were twice paid.re
j assert freely that it is another knife ! ment to prescribe the manner in
Bills in case of state vs. D. E. Rob
tional Christian Flndeavor Convention.
ist into this end of the county, j which the petitions shall be prepared for the celebration the Fourth and re
inson, justice court allowed.
pinions from three other physicians— ' and presented, that the warning clause port a quiet but enjoyaple time,
|fe at Hillsboro, are to the effect that
and commercial law, besides his duties k Co. was approved.
bills presented were not exhorbi-! for it serves to prevent illegal signing, merry-go-rounds and it was more like
Road petition of J. W. Haines, et al,
as athletic trainer at the college. Mr.
^t and should not have been “ knifed.” that while it might be permissible to a big picnic than, a F’ourth of July cel
Hahn will be amply able to take Bea/ertor, was ordered that the road
1st the services— and detriment to vary from the form of the clause as set ebration. However, there was an old
charge ol the law , classes as he | be changed and established as per peri
It’s profession while handling a c o n -! forth in the law, yet a total omission of fashioned horse swing that slaughtered
G eorge H . W illiam s.
ls a graduate of the law depart ment of tion at expense of petitioners.
ious case— would not have been i the clause is such a serious variance as the coin from dawn till night put a stop
Road petition ol C True, of Middle-
tly compensated for at the prices j to amount to a failure of compliance, j to reveling. All the stands did a land Duggy race was won by F’red and Will Michigan University.
ton, et al, is ordered received and
‘:ed, besides they say: “ who would i and the petition is therefore invalid.
office business. The log rolling in the Wilson of Gales Creek.
4 ,a case of diphtheria in their house
The cases will undoubtedly be ap- lake was one of the most entertaining
President Ferrin reports that he is overseers appointed. It is further or
pealed to the Supreme Court.
features of the program. Two loggers;
receiving letters and cards every day dered that J. W. Sewell, John Borwick
Verboort ate, drank and was merry from members of the “ push club” who and A. A. Morrill county surveyors be a
____1 mounted the floating timber and set it
the whole day long. There was n o 1 are out for a greater student body, and abpointed as viewers to meet at thr
from the present indicaitons there will
was dtUrrp^} three times only to climb «a jolly time in Kreager’s Grove, talking be a good increase in attendance over July 17, ’07 at 10 o’clock a. mV*llus
feasting, and dancing in .the hall. j last year.
forest Grove has a rival. Where loomed up in contrast to the city of
T. W. Sain of et al, Gaston, for road
ponent stuck fast.
The lake was a
tld our opponent be? Not in Ore-
AT GALES CREEK
was denied. Chris Christianson was
, card and
, some one put
Was Jake's Dance a Hoodoo?
l. No! Way, way down in Florida, get peace until he had put his pencil
S. S. Dalles was the speaker of the
northwestern part, is the beautiful to paper and written to a western
All those who attended the dance No. 22.
instead of one he could have reaped day at Gales City where about 150 peo
le city of Tallahassee which has a lication the advantages of a certain
last Sarurday evening at Jake
■¡ulation of 25oo and is the capital Coast city, none other than our own
REMODEL COURT HOUSE.
The girls were dressed up for the oc Buxton’s near Thatcher, report a very
he state, it also has a reputation as
The interior of the court house is to
After the publication of Mr. Men
eauty mecca and the railroads play
The celebration held in the Watt were two stands at which the old were in the new barn and the floor was cap be remodeled in some departments,
up to the peopli in the west until denhall’s story of this and the southern Grove, July Fourth,, passed off very made young again and the young ital for the light fantastic. About fifty rooms made larger and offices changed
ir might think that Oregon cities city, a paper by chance fell into the
around to better suit the convenience
of a Tallhassee ' P'easant'y- A. basket dinner was held happy. Races were the leading fea people were present and both round
- (l | ,!ld not compare wfith the southern hands of the . editor
, at noon and af tenant», exercises, con- tures of the day. Everybody reports and square dances were the events of J of the officers and public. The most
it not f cm the fact that some
ststtng of invocattonTDy Rev. Hall, ex a good time.
the evening. Ira Bradley took a hack needed improvement is to be made in
tidr citizens have the where-with-all opinion and printed a lot of cuts of cellent addresses by Senator E. W.
load of people and many went in single , the sheriff’s office where the vault will
see that country.
House Burned Down.
Haines and Rev. Sias of Forest Grove,
be taken out a door and window cut
| Ed Mendenhall the expert criminal tal. Not to be bested by any trick of and v o ^ l music by Messrs De Moss,
That it is the little things in life
On the way back three different through and the removal of the treas
yyer of Portland, is one of the fortun-
Gardner and Mr. Davis of Eugene, that count was amply proved at Gales parties had mishaps with their buggies urer’s office. This will give the sheriff
) fellows, and spent a few months Mr. Hazen, the magazine writer of the Ore., were given and appreciated by City last Saturday when the house of
just outside of town. The rig ofC. N. a private office besides making it more
d several dollars in the Florida j Telegram, laied in a big supply of post all. R. Holscher and D. Bleed con VVm Caruthers was completely des- Johnson broke down and threw the oc convenient for the people who pay
auty spot a few months ago. He j cards of Forest Grove when they were ducted a doll rack and shooting gallery tibyed by fire as the result of a little cupants out, and they were compelled taxes. The treasurer’s office will be
¿wed the town from all sides and in out here last Saturday and will send and L. Van Kirk a refreshment stand I post-Fourth celebration by the boys.
to abandon their vehicle and drive home moved into the room occupied by
stigated the conditions there, letting
and all were well patronized, ■phe \ They had been lighting firecrackers
County Surveyor Walker and Walker is
landscapes make their impress nalist of that city where the lawyer of proceeds from• the refreshment stand ! and throwing them up into the air and in a wagon.
It was not long till another party to be moved upstairs into the jury
I rtj his asthetic sense.
were given to the Sunday School to i it is thought that one of them alighted passed and his horse shied at the buggy room. This will give the surveyor ad
The two gentlemen from the Rose
(But somehow in thinking ol the
pay off the indebtedness u on
organ. I on the roof and was the cause of the by the roadside and broke away from vantage of good light for mapping and
Jen, its beauties and things, there City were shown over the town by their The various races and a p parade^
a r a d e ^ the } conflagration. For, as Mr. Caruthers the buggy leaving it behind.
platting, while the treasurer will be
limed up before his mind a biggei, friend FA Boos, and Mr. Hazen was Rag Muffins also furnished
•djpm sem ent. was returning to the barn after the
Chet Johnson was the next victim of comfortable in the surveyor’s old of
ISre beautiful town, far. far out in the especially taken with the school and A dance at Rockefeller >flall in the mid-day meal he noticed the fire start
misfortune, but he did not get off as fice.
[•.st beyond the Rockies. He thought history of the town. He will probably evening closed the pleasures of the ed on the side of the house where the
well as the other two, his ouggy being
I the environs of the western city, its be out in the future to write up the lives day.
| boys had been shooting the crackers, quite badly smashed up. No other ; CONDENSERS’ ASSESSMENT RAISED.
liutifu? location, the wooded hills that of some of the old pioneers and condi
1 and there was no fire in the house from accidents are recorded.
The two milk condensers have had
I round the place, the natural condi- tions relative to the early days of Ore-
w hich the blaze could have caught.
i their tax assessments raised by As- ,s
ns and the people. As those things
The house was dry as tinder and was
| -essor Wilcox in the aggregate from
Bad Accident in Saw m ill.
- | W. G. Hare was the orator of the 500n enveloped with flames as Mr.
333,950 to an even $100,000. The y
Jasfier Hall, who is in the employ of i Hillsboro plant’s last years assessment X)
day at Buxton and he made a great hit | Caruthers could not get to the fire to
'RESIDENT FERRIN SPEAKS
with the audience.^ Mr. Hare ft°u put it out. Nothing was saved but a the Big Four Lumber Company of ; was $12,200 and this year it was raised
ident to discuss the matter.
p ; Bates also Speaks at State
Principal Bates addressed the edu seven years of his training at P .’y . and few minor articles and the loss was Scoggin Valley, suffered a broken arm, to $35,000, for the bare plant, as there
a gash in the side and almost lost his was no stock on hand when the assess
cators upon the subject "Moral Train finished the law department of Michi- [complete with no insurrnce.
Teachers’ Association at
gan University, his training and natural j To illustrate how excited a person life as the result of an acciriett at the ment was made March 1st. The F’or-
address being published in the Salem ability make him • splendid orataMj^]) become at a fire, a neighbor came sawmill Tuesday afternoon caused by i est Grove plant was last year assessed
The Forest Grove Band furnished t^er and grabbing up the table-cloth the governor belt on the engine break-
President W. N. Ferrin and Princi- Statesman.
at $21.750 and this year it was raise:,ve
all the dishes he dashed them out ing, losing all control of the machintry. to $6S,u00, including $15,000 i»oro
jil H. L. Bate< attended the state
Several men from the east spoke to music from morning till nightfall, and
m un-M ^;,,,, the picket fence and broke the i The unlimited speed was too much j stqck on hand. It will be seen that
lachers’ association meeting which the assembly and about 500 educators the songs by the girls of the com
for one of the drive wheels and it sud-
[»nvened at Salem last week from were present. The next annual meet- tty were beautiful. Miss Maisie O' Don- IJhole outf,t almost
; the assessments were materially raised,
nel read the Declaration of Indepen-U
i denly burst and the pieces flew in all and “ owing to the fact,” says the as
[londay till Wednesday evening, ing wili be held at E u u ^ e .
id both of them presented papers
The New » New Feature.
sessor,” that the plants have been pro
and Grecian games were the features
|pon education,.! subject».
arm and breaking it and another piece tected while in their infancy that they
To Put in Modern- Fronf.
striking him in the side, cutting off a might become established,” he con-
President Ferrin spoke upon “ Is the
A beautiful new up to-date plate of the program. About 300 Greeks,
portion of his hip bone.
j ime Right for Uniform Entrance Re- glass front is to be put in the store who are working on the P. R and N. leaving a stone unturned to make
I ¡idered them now able to pay an equit
i uirements for the Colleges of Ore- building of John E. Bailey, the work railroad, amused the celebrators with this the best paper in this section of
Two other millmen were standing able taxation.
He brought ont the fact to be done by S. B. Starrett and to
the state. The last acquisition to near by and it is miraculous tjtat some
•here some of the institutions of the commence about the first of August. ing and races.
of them were not killed. Dr. Brown
be made to its already live features
Itate require owiy three units for an The whole front will be torn away and
of this city, was summoned and dressed I Estate of T J King deceased. Cer
Intrance require,-nent to the Freshman a steel lintel put in and one steel pier
tain personal property set apart to
Fear while some of them have the in the center. The plate glass win
One flying piece struck a cast de widow. Mary L King, and other per- ¿L
Hillsboro had a big crowd of well county seat, w ho^ill each week re
andard of the eastern colleges.
molishing it and had it not been for sonal property ordered «''W to pay
dows will reach clear back to the satisfied people the Fourth and it was port every item of news from the
^.The requirement at the University recess doors and will be deep so as to an orderly throng too. Tiie baloon court house, that our readers may this several workmen who were near claims and cost of i lminstraifon.
¿Oregon is fifteen and that of Pacific allow good display. The outside and ascension was one of the prettiest ever
would have sustained serious injuries.
Fist of Geo A Gore dsce» ard. Ad
be in the closest touch with the
diversity about the same— a fraction inside will be remodled and repainted witnessed and was decidedly unsual in
ministratrix ordered to execute deed to
3W, while that of the Agriculural and Mr. Bailey will have one of the , that the bag went straight up into the air doing at the county capital. This
Miss Helen James of Portland, was Frances L Gore on payment of $ 22S<K
'■A-)Hege i* on I t three units or the same most up-to-date stores west of Portland. and the parachute followed almost the addition to our newsy paper linked
the guest of Mrs John K. Ba'l< / of
K tat- of Raymond Dixon n
¡>t the southern universities. A lively H e has been doing business at the same course down, lighting jBthin-' a with the picture feature which no thi* City for several days last /-eck i lacoh Di*on appointee! ad*n;nislr
L'ussfbn followed and the opinions sam tplace for the past eighteen years hundred yards from where the rope was other paper in the county has. gives aad returned home Monday.
Mi s Bonds
Led as to uniformity. A commit- and has just secured a lease on the | cut. “ Bill” Smith won the broncho
James formerly lived with her parents Sherwood and S I. C»i iy
bmponed of President S. Crookes, building frdin C. M. .Scott for ten i burking contest and got a prize of $25. our r ‘ders assurance that if it isn’t in this city and was a i student at the J appraisers of estate.
I < Concluded >jp Page
p. Campbell and Keen was ap years more.
iTi».s proved to be real exciting. The in Th Ke»vs it never happened.
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