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WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE.,
NEARLY LOST HIS LIFE IN FIRE!
RECEIVED THE STUDENTS.
THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 26, 1907.
Additional Local News.
FOREST GROVE COLTS
ARE THE CHAMPIONS
At a meeting of the football squad
Pacific's First Reception Well At
of the college Monday, Virgil Water
man of The Dalles, was elected to suc
tended— Enjoyed by All.
Old School Building Burn id Last
ceed Harry Humphreys as captain of
close by, saw smoke coming from the
Last Friday evening occurred the
this year’s football team. Waterman
house and ran to investigate. He regular term reception to new students
was elected without a dissenting vote.
| pulled the body from the stove but life 1 and friends of Pacific University. The ;
For several years past he has played in
Hu i the Pe iiiiinl ut ttie Stute Fair
was extinct. All the clothing was chapel was a veritable behive and the
the line of the varsity eleven and last
| burned from the body.
hum could be heard from eight o’clock
year he played full back. He is a
Coroner E. C. Brown held an in till the hands neared the mid-hour.
member of the Junior class and affili
quest and the jury found that Mrs. The bevy of girls that were at the re
ates with the Alpha Zeta literary soci
Hogan’s death resulted from her fall ception was surprising and there were
ety. The loss of Humphreys will be
ing upon the stove while suffering not enough boys by a score or so to go ;
keenly felt as he had the strongest
Booze lamberee Nearly Caused Two from vertigo.
boot on the squad last year and played
The program was very entertaining
one of the half positions. He will not
Deaths— Lam,) Accidentally
Letter From J. Garrigus.
and out of the usual order as the “ hot
attend school this year.
Valisci, Iowa, Sept. 17th, 1907. coffee” march was dispensed with and
L. J. Corl & Son are busy at work Salem Cl. b which only Played in the
I am at this place waiting for a west a conversation scheme substituted in
Preliminaries Lay Claim to
down their ex-bike shop pre-
bound train. It may be a surprise to stead. Slips of paper on which were
Daratory to having a concrete brick put
Coveted U n.
George Carlton, a remittance man, some of your readers to know that I am were passed around to both ladies and
up on the same site. Excavation will
who was sent by his relatives to the among the cornfields of Iowa, but it is gentlemen.
begin as soon as the old house is
And it was definitely
( M a t r i x by c o u r t e s y P o r t l a n d J o u r n a l . )
Orient from New York a few years ago a fact and such a crop they haven’t stated by Prin. Bates the interlocutor
razed. They have moved their repair
Tne Forest Grove Colts” Baseball
Miss Maud Hollinger, daughter of shop to the Hyde building. The
on account of his dissolute habits and had for years but is a little late, but if that each “ date” a fellow made with a
the high standing of his family in so this dry, warm weather continues one coed was not to last over three min Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Hollinger, and a gentleman who handles the city’s coin team is the champion team of the stale
ciety, was fatally burned last night more week the corn will be out of dan utes so the entire six would take up successful contestant ir. the Portland got off a pretty neat pun on a fellow fair. They played the series at Salmi
when the old school house on Main ger. I attended the fair in Page coun eighteen minutes, but some of the fel Journal educational contest, who won the other day. “ What are you going last week with Woodburn, Corvall s,
Street and owned by N. Wellman was ty and saw hosts of old friends that I lows were not prone to give up in the a scholarship in the conservatory of to do with your building, Corl, move Salem and they came home last Sun
could not have seen otherwise." I also
music at Pacific University, which was , it I suppose?” asked the resident. day with mòre celebration money in
burned to the ground.
three minutes and intend to extend the
Carlton's left ear and left arm were visited my old home in Indiana that I con at some other date. The topics | offered by that paper.
“ No,” said the treasurer, " I will raze their jeans than any of the teams.
However, they were not awarded
burned to a crisp, the left part of his had not seen for forty-two years. for discussion were “ The New Hall,” | WASHINGTON CAPITALIST HERE. it.” “ Raise it. O h,” And the fel
fice and eye are terribly burned and Time had made many changes there •“ How we Spent Our Vacation,” “ Non-!
low went out and took a peep at the the pennant by Hon. T. B. Kay who
his hair and whiskers completely and there was but very few old land sense Rhymes,” “ Postal Cards,” "My Is Said Will Offer Stock in Big Cor shop returning with “ well, it be pretty looked afttr the management of the
tournament. According to the agree
b trned off, and there is very little hope marks that I could recognize and fewer Favorite Diversion,” and “ As You
poration in that State.
people as there was only three that I
ment between Wirtz and Kay, prelim
of his recovery.
Forest Grove was well represented inaries were to be played and then on
S. A. Milton of Seattle, and presi
Last evening a few men were seen could call by name on sight, but I
The pantomime of Lochinvar given
at Salem— not in the stock and vege Saturday was to be played the finals
to enter the building and about nine soon got acquainted and found nieces by different students under the aus dent of the Teanaway-Roslyn Lumber
table shows but in men. Eight or to decide the right to the pennant.
o’clock Judge Henry Wirtz went over
pices of the Senior class was a laugh-
Tacoma were in this city Tuesday on ten tents were pitched in the Capital If a team won one game it was entitled
to get the remainder of his effects as
provoker and as read by Miss Yancy,
business connected with their com city by Grove people and not a few to play in the finals. The Colts weie
he had moved out yesterday morning there was more than a hundred des the new instructor, was capital.
pany. This company besides operat stayed at hotels. I he weather was | (ie[eated ¡n their game with Salem, bi.t
H e heard Wellman, the owner of
Refreshments were served.
ing sawmills, shingle mills, stores, etc., delightful, the races and ga mes capital j won a glorious victory on Thursday
the building and Carlton engaging in a two of hi3 sons, Samuel and myself,
own 2500 acres of standing timber and and the displays good. Mort Hallett, with Woodburn. This entitled them
Public School Outlook Good.
pretty lively conversation as if they a sister of Grand Junction, Col. and
1000 acres of coal land, the latter to who has been fond of the races ever j |0r the final with Corvallis on Saturday
were having the customary jamboree L. C. of Portland, Ore., absent. Our
Professor Wilkerson of the Public
opened up immediately.
This since he was knee high to a grasshop- and they eased it into that bunch,
which Carlton is wont to have.
School says that he believes there will
Thus it was up to Salem to play the
a per and who has attended twenty of
The two men were pretty well “ load
be 400 or more students enroll the first
the State Fairs in Oregon, says that i Colts for tney had only played in the
ed” and Wellman retired to his room not find the waste basket I may write week of school which begins next sawmill from Wm. and Geo. Russell of
the one whicl has just drawn to a preliminaries which gave them
and went to bed, according to Well again.
Monday, September 30th.
These gentlemen expect to be back close, had them all beaten by a city claim whatsoever to the pennant, but
man’s story this morning. Reba Hoff
Last year there were more pupils
only the right to enter the finals.
in Forest Grove the first of next week block.
man, who lives with her parents across
enrolled than any year previous, and and it is understood that a limited
“ Sharkey” Billinger, who started Woodburn didn’t win a game and
the street, had not retired for the even To the Patrons of the Public School:
from Mr. Wilkerson’s observation there
Parents may save themselves some will be many more this than last year. number of shares of this company’s out when he was in his swaddling couldn’t enter the finals. So it was
ing and at eleven o’clock she heard a
stock will be put on the market in or clothes to see the country and who l°r Salon and the Colts to play for the
terrible racket as of some one beating
Two new teachers will be members
on tin cans, but she paid little atten- chasing new books, they carefully ex of the faculty, Miss Pearl Cook will der to develop their coal fields, in saw everything seeable when he lived i pennant but they did not show up
which event the people of this section in this city with his parents, has at last | after the drubbing of Corvallis and they
to the noise as she thought that it was amine their children’s report cards.
teach the Fifth, and Miss Carolyne
New pupils not having promotion Brown the Sixth grades. Miss Brown will be given an opportunity to invest. done the prodigal son^stunt and re •vere probably wise in so doing for on
the regular booze fest Carlton was in
the habit of giving. But in about fif cards will be required to furnish evi takes Miss Sorenson’s place as teacher The company stands high both in as turned to his father's home in Port a dry field the lads from this city would
teen minutes she heard the same noise dence of their preparation before they of the Sixth and Miss Sorenson goes to sets and ability of carrying on a big land. Sharkey was in San Francisco likely have bent them over the staves.
Instead of trying out for the pen
repeated with shrieks of "fire! fire!” are given a place in any grade. I the Second grade. Another teacher undertaking. The par value of the during the earthquake. He has done
they kept under cover while Hon.
Pulling back the curtain she saw the
should be engaged, says the professor,
old house partly enveloped in flames their parents call on me at any time, to teach divisions of the Fourth and but it is understood that it will be sold fornia towns; thence going to Chicago T. B. Kay put up a spiel for them ar
and Carlton staggering back and forth Saturday forenoon, at the public school. Fifth grades, for there are too many at $2 with a written guarantee that it and other eastern cities where he fell guing that they had defeated the Colts
into the window dressing art and at in the first game and that entitled
All last year pupils who were pro children in these grades for one teacher will pay 8 per cent from the start.
in the yard swinging his cane.
last is back in Portland.
She notified her rather, A. G. Hoff moted conditionally, will be expected to handle properly. There is a fur
Wirt', sat on that proposition good and
Buys Big Farm.
man, and he turned in the fire alarm to complete their examinations Mon nished room which would do for this
Professor Orr, head of the public hard arguing rightly that according to
immediately, then rushing to the scene day afternoon of the opening day.
One of the biggest sales of realty speaking department of the college
j the agreement the preliminaries were
of the burning. “ Where is Wellman”
A splendid manual trainer will come that has been made this summer was arrived from the East last Saturday | but to sift the good from the bad for a
J. B. WlLKERSON, Prin.
he shouted, and Carlton in his miser
out from Portland to instruct classes in
evening. He will coach the debating final tryout. The Colts won this try
able condition pointed to the burning
different lines of work which is un Cox purchased the old Dan Baker teams and the orators again and should out and claim the championship of the
building shrieking in despair, “ He is
doubtedly a great feature added to the place at Cedar Canyon west of Banks get some good orations from the bunch series and have filed a protest to that
in there,” but Mr. Hoffman stumbled
At a special meeting of chapel held public school curriculum in this city. from W. P. Spaulding.
of orations that were handed in last effect to recover it from them.
onto Wellman on the south porch, at the college last Friday morning,
There are two hundred and forty spring and which he has given some
Woodburn was slated to play the
asleep and apparently dead.
He two interesting addresses were given
acres of land to the place and it is one time tf.is summer. Pacific will de Salem team Thursday but both teams
Dwight Thomas Dead.
dragged him out of danger of the on church work by Rev. T. G. Doug
of the best dairy farms in the county. bate Wh.tman again in this city and a exchanged players and such a scheme
Word was received here announcing
flames and rushed to Mayne Abbott’s las, the State Superintendent of Home
Mr. Cox had just sold a place in Kan debate may be taken on with Idaho.
would not work. While the Colts ware
for assistance. In the meantime Carl Missions of Iowa, and Dr. G. E. Sopher, the death of Dwight H. Thomas at sas but has been living on the farm
the only strictly straight team that
ton had been aasisted to E. A. Hyde’s trustee of Pomona college, California,
which he has just purchased for some
residence across the street and placed and pastor of the Congregational church several weeks. His remains will be months and knew just what he was ceed D. I. Aller as business manager ! p laved.
The first ga ne was played between
brought to this city tonight and the
on a couch.
Doctors were sum of that place.
buying. The place is peculiarly situ of the Index, the college weekly, at a j Salem and the Colts on a field of mud
moned and dressed the wounds of
Unlike many of the professors of the funeral will be conducted from the ated and one would not think for a meeting of the student-body Tuesday
Carlton. He is in a precarious condi old school—not to exclude President Congregatoinal church tomorrow morn minute in driving along the main high afternoon. Aller is employed by the and stubble. Score 6 to 1 in favor of
tion and while he is resting easier than Elliott of Harvard—Dr. Douglas does ing at 9:30 o’clock with interment in way that such a fine farm should lie at First National Bank of this city. Mr. I Salem. Up to the Sixth canto the
Witham is thoroughly fitted for his po i score stood 1 to 0 in favor of our boys
last evening it is very doubtful whether not abhor nor is he frightened by the Buxton cemetery on the hill.
the foot of the hill.
as he has done considerable work ) but after that the Colts by a few errors
he will recover.
broken and bloody noses of the foot
Dan Baker, who lives on the Cor
It is thought that Calton went to j ball arena, though he is silvery headed the mill at Carlton and received an in nelius road, is the man that first set at solicting and spent last year with ! permitted Salem to cross the rubber
bed with his two lights burning as he himself. Rather does he admire the jury a few weeks ago from which re- j tled there and made the place what it R. M. Dooly.
Thursday’s game was the star exhi
wont to do and that he fell asleep tip hideous college yell and the strenuous suited blood poison and death.
is. A few years ago he sold it to W.
Miss Lucy Broad, a delegate from bition as everybody admitted. This
He resided in this city for several
ping both lamps over. His table was sort of athletics, according to his talk.
P. Spaulding. Mr. Cox purchased the British Women’s Temperance Associ j was the chapter that the Colts won out
on the left side and is supposed that
He said he would like to tell the years and was principal of the public place through the Oregon Land Co.
ation of London will give an illustrated aver Woodburn by a score of 2 to 3
he lay on his back for the left side is story of Albert Shaw, the brilliant edi schools of this city for several years and
lecture on “ Our Work Under the ' and Woodburn’s run was made by an
WAT T DISTRICT.
tor of the Review of Reviews, who was principal of the public school for,
Cross” in the Congregational church overthrow to first. The ball was lost
Carlton, it is said, comes from one graduated from Grinnell; that he would
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Buxton and sons on Wednesday evening, Oct. 2. Miss
of the first families of New York. His like to tell the story of Joe Wallace, Pacific University receiving his bache-, returned from the State Fair Sunday Broad comes well recommended and land the man trotted clear around the
brother is worth several millions of the grinder at Grinnell, who won the
will both please and instruct all who
On Saturday the finals came and the
dollars and is a ship owner and im first Rhodes scholarship in Iowa. But was a star football player and a brilliant
The woodsaw was at Rice’s, Adams’ attend. Admission 15 cents, children \ Colts drubbed the Corvallis team and
porter. Carlton went to the orient he chose rather for his subject “ How athlete all around.
and at the school house last week.
I should have played the Salem team to
ieveral years ago and was a tea drum a Home Missionary, Joseph Ward, con
decide as to which aggregation was
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Rogers were
mer in Japan and China. He was em- 1 quered a Commonwealth.” Ward was '
has undergone a cleaning and ovei- entitled to the pennant, but Salem re
The News job room will print The in Forest Grove Monday.
ip lo y e d in Calcutta, India, for some a brilliant fellow; a man of wonderful
hauling recently. Clarence Hoyt, the fused to play alleging that she had the
» tim e and was offered the embassy to possibilities as a professional man but Weekly Index, the Pacific University
Mis Webster of Portland, is visiting furniture rnan, has given a fine paper largest per cent. It is true that she
if that place by President Grant.
he consecrated his life to the conquest
Mrs. M. Bisbee.
rack to the library which should save had the largest per cent, but accord-
jH Wellman sold the lot to Gallaway of South Dakota then a land of wilder ing the fact that our prices were higher
Mr. Pechin of Dilley, has rented the much time and bother if one wishes to ing to the agreement the pennent was
than any other office in Washington
■ the gTOcer, this morning for $600. ness.
look up the recent numbers of the not to be decided on percent, but by
The building was built in 1862 and
Together he went with his wife to County, the contract was awarded us Rhoderick place and is now moving
used by the college for the South Dakota and there founded Yank from the standpoint of efficiency in his hay and grain and later will move ! The News or other papers taken by finals. The preliminaries were simply
the library. The books have been ar- to see which teams were entitled to the
Academy. It was sold in 1870 to the ton College^ By his influence schools printing. H. E. Witham, the busi his family and household goods.
finals. In accordance with this fact
and the shelves painted.
local district school.
Miss Freda Reuter of The Dalles, is
were established and academies found- ; ness manager, who is in his junior
Manager Wirtz has registered a com
on a visit at the home of her parents,!
ed, Ward Academy bearing his name. I
When Salem did not pray in
Burns to Death on Cookstove.
of the different Missionary societies
Mrs. Ward was a woman of sacrifice bright and hustling students of the col Mr and Mrs. A. Reuter.
the finals she »as not even entitled to
and Ladies Aid societies to meet Miss
Mrs. Mary Hogan, aged 76 years, and devotion and left her Rhode Island lege and undoubtedly will make the
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Bisbee accom
who lived with her son, Patrick Hogan, home to be a companion with her hus Index a success from a financial stand panied by Mr. and Mrs. Hickstrom and | Broad, the “ Round the World Worker”
between Cedar Mill and Portland on band in the development and making point. He was nominated by the In baby, left Monday for an outing at th« in the Congregational church parlors
Somethi g Doing.
dex board and elected by a recent
on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 2:30. M ss
the Barnes road met a horrible death of South Dakota.
YOUR BEST JUDGMENT will
Broad will tell at this time of “ Women
last Wednesday by being burned alive
Rev. Sopher said that there were meeting of the Student Body. H ie ten days.
you to act at once when you
looking on, afar off.”
on a cookstove. She was alone in the two classes of people in the world, the
know we can furnish ten, 10 share c«r-
A family by the name of Brick are
house, about five o’clock in the after lifters and the leaners. both in the re Tuesdays and the first issue is expected
F. M. Starrett has sold his beautiful tlficates of American Telegraphona
occupying the Frank Singer house.
noon, and was preparing the evening ligious and commercial world.
We to appear next week.
residence on Depot street to Mrs. stock at $10 per share. Also anypart
I meal. From all indications she seems need more lifters; men who will put
We understand that two petitions Reed of Portland. Mr. Starrett will go of 500 shares of Unite I Wireless Tele
to have been standing at the front of their whole soul into religious work in
are out to have the milk routes to Southern Oregon for the winter for graph stock at $6 per share.
the stove and suffered some attack that stead of leaning that way. Men are
Mrs. Lillian Paterson North was changed to their former tim e.
Miss Lulu Starrett’s health and we sin
We can save and make you rnomf
produced sudden dizziness. At all needed not only in the ministry to married to Dr. G. G. Crist of Portland,
cerely hope that he will return to the on all mining and industrial stock*.
Archie Markee returned from near Grove in the Spring.
events, she fell forward, her head strik preach the gospel but in all lines of Tuesday. September 17th, at Oregon
If you want to sell, buy or get informa
ing and dislodging one of the stove activity, in the work shop, at the desk, City, Judge Dimmick tying the nup Eugeue, last week, and has registered
tion write or wire F. J. Chat.eri.n *
lids. The smoke thus permitted to and in every line of activity.
teachers of the Forest Grove Public Co., 125 Alvington Bldg., lortlar.d,
escape must have suffocated her and
Mrs. Crist has lived in this c:ty for year to work for the Southern Pacific School for the purpose of talking over Oregon. ________
rendered her unable to arise. Her
Henry Haney went to Beaverton to several rears and has many friends here. as its agent near Eugene. He has
body. face, hands and arms were liter- day to look after one of his fine horses i Dr. Crist has quite a lucreative prac sucked up enough money to last quite
Sept. 38. Meeting called at 2 p. m.
Briley’. Big Store,
ally burned to a crisp.
tice and The News extends congratula
in the principals room.
finishes his Academy work.
John McLeod, wno was working hom e is valued at $350.
GEORGE CARLTON THE VICTIM
BUT ARE DENIED THE CUP