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HINGTON COUNTY NEWS
W ill Pail H eir to B eau tifu l P ark
la u d Public L ib ra ry in C enter
o f th e C ity.
until results come, and that is the rea
son why many of the barns and fences
have been relegated to the background
in this city. She was instrumental in
getting a library started in this city
believing that such an institution is
one of the best indices of a city’ s ad
vancement and culture. ^ For some
time she and Mrs. L. L. Hollinger
collected private subscriptions to main
tain the reading room and library, and
believing that the most good would
come from a public library where the
city’ s support is required, she made
the proposition to deed her beautiful
park and castle-like residence to the
town on condition that tne municipality
properly keep it up after her death.
She has many valuable curios and
relics and proposes to leave part of
G * O. Rogers’ house is by far them with the house. She has one
ettiest private property in the son living, A. F. Rogers of Spokane.
The style of architecture of the
building is antique English and located
BANKS BALL T0SSERS LOSE
as iFjs in the beautiful oak grove on
the car ine, makes it an ideal spot fcr
a park and library.
Sunday's Game Full of Errors, Runs
In summer, on the warmest days, it
and Noise— Good At
is perfectly delightful under the trees
and ahould be a veritable mecca for
those who love books, reading and rest
And the house seems almost naturally
Banks was well— yes very well— rep
designed for a library with its high resented at the swatfest held last Sun
ceilings and abundance of wall space day between the Colts and the Banks
and light. In the double parlors are aggregation of ball tossers.
two high, deep bay windows which were certainly loyal to their team and
afford an abundance of light on the came in to the matinee in buggies, on
darkest day. The living room has a horse back, bicycles, and by every
window and a fine fireplace, way known to travelers; and a good big
and the wood work of the interior is bunch of loyal supporters they were
too— not to slight the girls.
j There are seven rooms in all down
The fair maidens from the little
including the spacious halls booming town on the P. R. & N.
which could be put to fine use for railroad gathered in the grandstand and
Jibnrv purposes. Upstairs there are rooted lustily for their team. Their
five rooms and four more could be enthusiasm effervesced in the bleach
made out of the attic. The upper ers and flowed over onto the sidelines
•tory may be used for club purposes till the whole aggregation from the
country was lending their voices for
Every time a
lesides the oak grove are beau- the visiting team.
l) shrubbery, and a dozen walnut Banks boy came to bat he got his
•s which will be bearing before share of goods from the grandstand,
y years. Many times have peo and they did hit the ball like sin too—
pled .o buy lots of Mrs. Rogers hard enough in fact to send nine of
butTJn<. has always refused saying that their men around the paths for a like
number of trips.
she would not sell one inch.
When asked by The News reporter
Before we go farther let us give the
why she gave the property to the city score for fear that the paper run out
for library purposes she said for two before we get through with the ball
reasons: Because the town needed it killing exhibition of skyrockets, pin
and because she does not want the wheels, and colored flames.
park cut up. And these two reasons score was 17 to 9 in favor of the Colts
are, worthy ones. It would be a crime and the score boy must have got ex
Snst nature to spoil such a beautiful ceedingly weary in keeping track of the
by cutting it up and selling it out scores, errors and other things in con
ifivate individuals; and in the sec- nection with the game. Never before
place the town needs such a place this year has either team put up such
library and park purposes.
All heavy sticking and not a few errors are
cities recognize the importance of a chalked up to both of the bunches.
park but not many of the municipal But not so many as the score would
ities have the opportunity of becoming indicate. When the horse hide was
heir to such an ideal park place as the swatted the god of safe hits seemed to
be eternally with the spherelet and
Dr. G. O. Rogers, who died in this guide it safely over all dangerous paths
in 1900, purchased the property to places where no fielder could glom
G. Rider nine years ago. Rider onto it. Banks made more errors in
is a violin maker and took great pains the field bv quite a few than the Colts
having the house constructed just and hence came out with the little end
and is said to have stood over all of the big score.
e mechanics, even the brick masons
The visitors came to bat first and
ile at work on the chimneys, to see went down in one, two, three order.
it the work was properly done. E. In the second canto, however, Saun
Jerome, the architect, said that it ders, the weighty one, leaned onto the
aid be rolled clear to Portland so leather and sent it humming out to left
11 was everything about the house field for two clean pillows.
t together. It is reputed that Mr. slammed the ball a similar one and
ider expended about 812,000 on the went to second while Saunders wad
perty but that was when property dled home like a stall fed duck. Leo
i cheap in Forest Grove and it is pold and C. Dooley added a couple to
•th several thousand dollars more the score sheet in the third and in the
an that now.
seventh chapter five men wearing the
Mrs. Rogers, the donor, was born in ‘ ‘ Banks’ ’ signature crossed the rubber
ermont and she and the Doctor lived making their sum total nine.
that state, Massachusetts, Florida,
And the Colts had just a little to do
ild Mexico, for ten years in Hong with the swatfest. In the first inning
ong, China, where Mr. Rogers prac- they pranced around the diamond for a
iced dentistry, and they traveled in half dozen trips. Betties got a hit for
^ '• op e, but, says Mis. Rogers, they three pillows and Britton a nice one
— ver found a place where the climate for two. Eleven more runs came scat
id general conditions suited them so tered out through the remainder of the
in Oregon. That was the sen- innings. Manager Wirtz says that the
Jment of the Doctor and that is the Banks aggregation is as strong a bunch
•son she lives in Forest Grove.
of stickers as they have run up against
Great transformations have taken this year.
)la ce since Mr,. Rogers came here
Kopple was present during the en
ine years ago and she has been one tire mat.nee with his clever work.
f the active workers in civic affairs His one handed catch at short and his
ho have brought about the changes, narrow escape on a tried steal to home
hen she puts her miftd to a thing were dazzlers and he also clouted out
e does not cease from that activity a nice juicy hit way over the left gard-
At the special meeting of the city
k > council Friday evening, the proposi-
tion of Mis. Adeline F. Rogers was
The assembly was called to order by
Mayor Laugl 1 n who stated the object
of the meeting was for the considera
tion of Mrs Rogers’ gift to the city of
her keau'iful home and grounds as a
publip library and park. An informal
arose and the spectators
were invited to give opinions.
cilman Hollinger moved that a yea
n*V vote be taken and it was so
The vote to accept the gift
Harris, Wirtz and Hollinger.
ouncilmen Walker and Hin-
WASHINGTON CO., ORE.,
THURSDAY. JULY 18,
SIX MONTHS IN
PASSED AS MAN AND' WIFE
CIRCUIT COURT IN SESSION
On the day following the
ner’ s head which netted him two sacks.
after the work for the
Willie Schultz at third
worked like an old war horse, his I
'retired home for recuperation and rest,
pretty scoops and whips to first must
I he whetted up his knife and went out
have won for him many homes. And
into the woodshed to whittle some
Babe Britton was all the candy at first, i
kindlings for the morrow. This done
A sky-scraper or a grass burner are all
alike to him.
In the last half of the game young Forest Grove Restaurant
point up. Sam gobbled up the kind
Dooley got an awful hit in the head
ling wood and went a-stepping into the
Quickly Disposed ÜI
from Pitcher Betties which knocked
him down and stunned him for a few
threw the wood into the box.
minutes, but it did not put the slight
e r damper on his playing. He made
I shirt and raising his right hand high j
a corking good catch oi a line drive in !
center field after that.
down with the force of David’ s throw
Next Sunday a special train will
when he sent Goliath to the morgue
cany the team and a large delegation
of supporters to Carlton for a game Fight on Train With H usband-Flight, with his sling shot— but, oh my— how Equity Term Light and Many Cases
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Sam did hop, step and jump there for
with the boys there. The best of feel
Already Disposed Of— No Marri
Capture. Trial and Sentence all
a while, no musician could have kept
ing prevails between the two teams>
and a fine time is looked forward to,
in One Day.
keen bladed knife with the ball of his
Sore by Innings:
right hand and laid bare the bone for
Colts 6 0 2 1 2 2 3
a couple of inches.
Banks 0 2 2 0 0 0 S
Judge T. A. McBride is holding an
It is not recorded here exactly what
Banks— Willis, McPheason, rf; Bul
Another restaurant keeper of Forest our Sam said but when he starts out on equity term of Circuit Court here this
lock, 3b; C. Dooley, cf; Leopold, ss;
Grove has gone wrong in the person of the ladder— not into the cherry tree week. The docket is small and the
Saunders, c; Kerts, lb ; Barrett, 2b;
W. T. Anderson who leased the city but to the other region— he will no term is a quiet one.
Carson, p; Leopold, If.
eating house from Walter Roswurm doubt have to take an extra box of
In the case of the City ofForest Grove
Colts— Davis, rf; W. Schultz 3b;
July 1, and as the old story goes, "a chalk with hi in to tally his wofds on vs. Chas. Miller, the petition asking
Wirtz, cf; Kopple, ss; Getter, c; Brit
[ woman was the cause of it all.”
Mrs. this day.
the court to set aside the judgment in
ton, lb ; R. Schultz, 2b; Bettis, p;
' Kate Bradley, wife of George Bradley,
the former case was denied.
| a Portland blacksmith, was the woman
E. A. Dever vs. Emeline Dever.
The many friends of Archie Bryant
in the case. Anderson will spend six will be glad to hear that he has pur Decree of divorce.
Nora Hill vs.
months at Salem behind prison bars chased the pftotograph gallery of E F. Daniel Hill.
Default of defendant
and the woman will be the guest of Siefert and will put in a high grade taken and case referred to C. E. Run
Sheriff Connell at the county bastile lense which he used in San Francisco in yon take testimony.
for ninety days as the result of the one of the biggest galleries in the Golden
O’ Connell vs. O’ Connell.
J. H. Sheares of Gales Creek was in
Gate city. He will also put in new missed. John E. Roberts vs. Maude
guilty in Circuit Judge T. A. McBride’ s screens and backgounds and will have E. Roberts. Divorce granted.
court Tuesday afternoon.
the peer of any studio west of Portland.
Gordon Brown went over to Newport,
Bradley is the man that brought the
Eugene Smith vs.
last Friday, where he will work for the matter to a focus. He got on the Mr. Bryant is well known in this city,
Mary A. Smith.
Walker Brothers’ and Walter Sears' West side train at the Union Depot
and is a popular, jolly good fellow, Chas. W. Brewbaker vs Emma Brew-
en route to this county Monday even which together with his artistic ability baker. Demurrer overruled.
Portland came near handing Fair ing to serve a divorce summons on his | ought to insure him a good business. of reference and decree.
, Miss Lilly who has been in the employ Cockrill vs. T. L. Cockrill. Divorce
banks a lemou and he would have wife who had left him six weeks ago |
been the recipient of this variety of and met Anderson, who had been to | of Mr. Siefert will continue work in the granted. David A. Hood vs. Alzora
fruit if it had not been for the Portland Portland and was on the same train in j gallery. Mr. Bryant will take charge Hood. Divorce granted.
press club which entertained him at the smoker. Parties who were on the
M. C. Steeples and wife vs. Lilly
j in person after August 1.
train state that the two men met in
Burns et al Petition Benton Bowman
Miss Minnie Myers gave an informal the smoker and it was far unlike the
Tim Thompson was out from Port appointed guardian ad litem of minors.
card party last evening in honor of proverbial meeting of friends.
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land to his ranch at Gaston last week. Answer filed and decree of sale en
Anderson was brought severely to
Miss Edna Sherril of Portland. Those
I "T im ” says that he believes that not tered.
McCracken vs. McKinney, default.
present were Misses Kate, Minnie and task in a word battle by Bradley for only man’ s income but, also his brain
Buxton vs. Maytod, quiet title. De-
Frances Myers and Miss Dollie Hin- running off with his wife but slid down : s hould be assessed, the same as a man’ s
Wheelock in his seat and paid little attention un property. For he says that intellect is | fault and decree.
Rockwood vs. McDaniel. Order al-
Marsh, Frank Meresse, and J. A. til further goaded by Bradley, and then all "that some men would not have to
the two men clinched and a fierce pay very heavy taxes if there were 'ow' nK plaintiff to file amended com-
battle was on. George Boos who was
Harve Baldwin had a chance to present said that a revolver dropped such a law and again it might puzzle ! P'a'nt-
make a nice piece of money off of his from Bradley’ s pocket and he had some of the assessors who are not en
scoot wagon last Sunday but unfortun threatened to use it but the trainmen dowed with a superabundance of gray
Estate of J. F' Lafferty deceased.
ately it was in the bone-yard for clean got the firearm and refused to return it. j matter to fix the exact amount a man Final account filed. It is ordered that
I should pay. We would suggest that,
ing. Two men from the tunnel above
estate be closed of record.
After the men broke away, he says,
according to doctors, too heavy a tax
Buxton came in and arrived too late to
Estate of Seth Heywood deceased.
they slunk away to their seats bleeding
catch the train for Portland, they could ;
I Petition filed for sale of real estate
and sobbing sympathetically between
not get Harve and so phoned into the
Monday; Aug. 5, 1807. Time set for
Bradley got off the train at
not be well therefore to assess the con
Rose City and had an auto come out
I hearing objections to sale.
Hillsboro and notified Sheriff Connell
tents of one’ s cranium.
Estate of Martin Sandberg deceased.
and deputy Kane was dispatched on
The boys who are over at Newport the case. Anderson came on up to
Final account filed and approved.
didn’ t get their Washington County this city, went to the livery stable and
Estate of John B. Smith, deceased.
News last week and the smoke has j rented a rig, got the woman of his photograph of President Roosevelt from j Final account filed. Sept. 2 time set
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been very dense over in that section heart, and started on for the North, I Jonathan „ Bourne, Jr., recently. It i. is i for
hearing objections to same.
as a result. They say that they want j They were soon located at Banks I an excellent likeness of the man who j
wields the big stick and has his signa
Dr. W. D. Wood last week assumed
to keep in touch with their friends in where they were registered as man and |
fture on the card. Miss Langley sent i the office of health officer vice Dr. F.
the Grove and naturally they make a wife, and were taken to Hillsboro.
i Oregon’ s senator a box of cherries be- • J. Bailey. Baily claims a balance due
“ holler” when they don’ t get it. The
It was known for some days previous fore the Fourth and in replying he said from the county of 82,183.04, basing
boys are getting along splendidly and
j to the grand finale Monday, that An- that while he did not know whether he his claim on the fact that other counties
there will be a veritable Forest Grove
i derson was not in the possession of his could make any big demonstration over of 50,000 population and less allowed
colony over there before the summer
own wife, as a man who was visiting a the reception in connection with the the health officer a certain renumer;-
I friend in this city knew the woman in celebration, that nevertheless he would tion which he did not collect by the
D. F. Tozier, Superintendent
j Portland and the status of the case.
give the folk of Washington a sample amount stated. The commissioner de
Light House Construction of Oregon, I
Anderson and Mrs. Bradley came of Langley’ s cherries. He was d-e- clined to allow the additional sum, co r-
came over from Tillamook the first of
here several weeks ago from Portland 1-i-g-h-t-e-d with them because they sequently the Doctor declares he will
the week, en route to San Francisco.
and he was engaged in gathering moss were grown in Oregon and from an sue.
Mr. Tozier carries a little South Amer
(Concluded on Paee S'
while she was working at the Sloan Oregon girl.
ican dog around with him all the time
Hotel. On the first of this month
in a basket* and J. A. McDonough, j
The Oldest Cat in Oregon.
Anderson rented the eating house from
Last Friday the house occupied by
who was with him, said that the light
News is in receipt of what pu:-
Walter Roswurm and the two offenders : s. Levy, the butcher, and located on
house man would not take Laughlin’ s
of the law lived as man and wife at the North Main street caught fire from the ports to be the history of the “ oldest
hotel for the canine pet. Mr. M cDo restaurant.
We know that the
| chimney but resulted in no serious cat in Oregon.”
nough owns one of the finest hostelries
, lives of almost any creature are extended
Multnomah county. His wife left five j company raced down to the fire as fast because of their proxmity to Oregon
Dad Trine, who has been the ath minor children.
| as possible but by the time they had j climate. “ This cat is eighteen and a
letic director at the Oregon Agricul-!
| arrived Grant Hughes had extinguished i half years old,” so runs the item and
tural College for several years, died
; the flames with a sack. It was for- [ ln hls y ° un8er days could lick’ a dog
Meets Peculiar Accident.
c o n -; three limes his size.”
He is evidently
Monday in Corvallis of cancer of the
, ; tunate that he got the fire under
Is Sam Walker hoodooed?
throat. He had been troubled with
¿.hat s troj immediately after it started as the a Thomas of the undoubting kind for
; “ he sometimes goes hunting now but
that disease for about a year. “ Dad” the all important question in Forest house is old and dry as tinder and
coached the University of Oregon boys j Grove at the present writing. Some would not have taken long for the “ he” likes better to lie in the sun
This Thomas be
for five years before going to O. A. C-, unfortunate cloud must be hanging building to have gone up in smoke (sh in e) and sleep.”
and was mainly responsible for the ex- °J er h*s hea(t and the best thing that with the strong breeze that was blow longs to a lady to be sure, but she has
before her name the prefixed “ Mrs.”
cellent showing the farmer boys have
can do is to consult the gypsies ing.
been making in track, basketball and south of town and see if they can shake
| which makes the long life of this cat all
The pen may be mightier than the the more mysterious, for why should a
football. He was to the Agricultural the dreaded dragon off our popular or-
sword but the little needle is pretty “ Mrs” want a cat when there are so
College what Dad Moulton is to Stan- | chestra director.
ford. His mere presence on the tield
Last Sunday Sam’ s mouth was water mighty, as a look at the drawn work of many other joys lor her in this world?
would inspire the gladiators to fight to ing gallons for a few cherries and he Mrs. J. E. Barger of this city will dem Perhaps Thomas has passed in his
the finish regardless of odds and this immediately proceeded to check the onstrate. She has made fancy work “ checks” seven or eight times already
spirit has proved a winner.
flow of the saliva by satisfying his ap which she has sent to London, Cali and only has one more coming. We
fornia and Pennsylvania, and she is hope he will live out the next half year
Several young ladies of this city have petite. He hunted up a tall step lad
now at work on a big order for a wo anyway.
received announcement of the marriage
man in Washington. Her pieces of
of Dr. H. F. Leonard to Miss Etha
Another New Brick.
needle work have brought her as high
burgensen of Loveland, Colo., the
L. J. Corl has de
as $150 apiece, and she has hundreds
wedding having taken place at the ped down with a little broad ax.
cided to build a new brick adjoining
But Sam had no sooner mounted the
home of the bride’ s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Barger has a centerpiece she that of Geo. Paterson’ s. His buildin
Mrs. A. A. Fergensen, Tuesday July ladder round by round than the thing
made out of a piece of linen cloth that will be 25x70 with pressed brick hr it.
9. They will be at home to their oegan to .reel back and forth under
was spun and wove by Mr. Barger’ s He will not commence construction
many friends, in Portland after Sept. 1 him like a man who has been punish
great grand mother over a hundred until October. When this build’ng »>
And the violinist was
Dr. Leonard is well known in Forest ing booze.
put up it leaves only a few feei of the/
Grove, making this city twice a week thrown headlong to the ground with
block which only a short time agct
from his Portland office, and he is well such force that it almost knocked his
Orville Tennis who recently visited contained a row of low dilapida; d
known over the state as an athlete, hav front teeth out, bruised up his knees, his mother in this city had a fir.e horse frame buildings which weir- ai; > • f vre
ing coached and played on the star and sprained the fore finger on his | valued at $200 die on the way over to every one and it is tnought !ne re
football t eam of Albany three years ago, right hand until he could not manipu I from Tillamook. H e had just had a maining few feet feet will be ’e placed
and having coached the crack Hill late the bow Monday.
flattering offer for the rt*ed before he by a modern structure bv E. A. Hyde,
bunch in 1905.
, However, that is not all by any 1 left for the Grove but refused it.
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