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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 6, 1908)
Published every Thursday by The
Washington County Publishing Co.,
Entered at the post-office at Forest
Grove, Oregon, as second class
Subscription $1.50 Per Year
Advertising ratas made known an
of City or Forest Grove
Official Paper Washington Co.
The style this winter is to be thin;
also the style in fruit pies. Owing to
the scarcity of fruit, the fruit pie this
winter will be as thin as if it had prac
ticed anti-fat movements all summer.
While it is not proper to accept a
man's invitation to his home unless
his wife joins in the invitation, it is
proper to accept a wife’s invitation
without the husband joining in. The
man pays the bills but if his wife
knows her business, she runs her hus
band, her home, her childien and her
kin and most of her neighbors.
Those who read carefully our report
for the year 1907, which was printed
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1908 in this paper in December, and those
-----I who have made the acquaintance of
It seems to be the habit of our library, will appreciate the three
Prosecutor Heney to turn loose things we are writing this note to em
a dozen criminals to catch one. phasize:
1. The public library is proving a
This may be justice— but is it?
great success. It is largely patronized,
and the members increase month by
President Roosevelt sent a
month. In January there were 38
special message to the Senate new cards taken, and the circulation
and House last week in which was 361, the largest in the history of
he advocates more stringent the library.
2. The people of Forest Grove and
laws upon graft. T he message
is clear cut and decidedly char- *icin‘ty’ and theirf servants ‘he Library
Board, are mos>t fortunate in securing
acteristic of the President.
Harry Thaw has been found
not guilty— but insane, by the
jury Saturday. This means
that he will be confined to an
asylum until the public forgets
him and by the aid of his mil
lions he will go scot free.
Thus the unwritten law releases
such intelligent, interested and ef
ficient care of the library, and all at a
very low cost.
3. The great need is for more
books. Just now this need is press
ing. The demand outruns the supply
a,d this demand is increasing. The
lack of books is the one great limi
tation upon the extending usefulness
of the library. We have a good ap
propriation in the tax voted for this
year; but no money will be available
for books for several months, and then
the amount from this source will be
Any citizen or friend of Forest
A newspaper may boom a
t iwn through its editorial and
news columns, but a critical in
vestor looks to the advertising Grove who may at any ,ime Put int0
columns for substantial evidence °u' hands afew dollars °( a hund« d
dollars, or put into his will a generous
T o him th e y iegacy, for a book fund, may beas-
are thermometers measuring the sured that he is making his money
i itensity of public warmth; they count for good for a long time, and
are the pulse which indicates that we will carefully preserve and use
the healthy cordition of the col such a fund for its best service.
But we need a little money for im
lective body of the people; they
mediate use. A friend of the library
till him whether or not the com has just offered us #5.00 for new
munity is up to the times in books, if we can raise ten dollars or
business matters.— Ex,
j more in addition very soon. We wish
to raise 825 now. Sums from 25c to
hundred or more may be handed
H O W L’S O llSLR V .V nilN S.
I to the Librarian or to any member of
What has become of the old-fash
! the Board. ,
ioned woman who thought it a waste
Gratefully and urgently yours,
of time to fan anywhere except in
H e r b e r t w . B o y d ,
Pres. Library Board.
When a man’s secotd wife wants
to be acceptable, she has to be agree
able to three sets of kin: Her hus-
Dr. Hines, the city physician, wishes
bin d ’s, his first wife’s, and her own.
us to state that in families where there
are cases of mild sore throat, they
Are you kicking your?elf o it of a
must be reported just the same as
job? Many people do it. Are you
more severe cases. There is no charge
willing to accept a poorer Job in or
when you call the city physician to
der that you may have your fool way?
make tests for diphtheria for it is his
Many people are.
duty to diagnose diseases that are con
“ Do you rem em ber what Owen tagious. Of course you have a right
Meredith said?” a woman asked a man to call your family physician, but this
today. “ N o," the n.an replied, “ I notice is given to urge a careful atten
don’t remember it, and don’t care to tion to be given to mild sore throat.
How slow some people are to
learn! Som ■ men at forty have never
heard that it is not only impolite to
eat with a knife, but that a fork is bet
ter in every way.
John Wirtz has purchased Robert
Wirtz’ equity in the old home and will
soon move in, and Robert will build a
house on the lot just north of the old
home: then Jake and John and Rob
ert will all live in a row.
M. L. NOBLE
Seventy acres, rich black soil,
10 acres in cultivation, fair house
and barn, other outbuildings,
fine orchard, two spring branches
on place, land a little rolling, lo
cated on main road, 6 miles from
town. Price 81550.
Fifteen acres. 14 miles from
Forest Grove all in cultivation,
good house, large barn, other
outbuildings, fine orchard, all
bearing trees, land level, rich,
black soil located A mile from
proposed motor line a little east
of Forest Grove on main road.
Seventeen acres all in cultiva
tion, fine level land 4 mile from
Forest Grove on main road.
Price 8100 an acre.
The Real Estate Man
Forest Grove, Or.
One hundred acres, 75 in cul
tivation, one new house, large
new barn, out buildings, sixty
acres fine bottom land, balance
a little rolling, nearly all in clover
and crops, spring branches run
ning through place.
Young orchard located on
main road two miles from town.
Price 86500. Snap.
Three hundred and fifteen
acres, 220 in cultivation, balance
good pasture, fair house and barn
running water, land mostly bot
tom. 7 miles from Amity milk
condenser. 826 an acre.
House 6 rooms,
ground, fruit trees,
house. Price 81150.
A Few Bargains Just Now.
F o r 1 0 Days
A Word to the Public.
A. E. NOITRSE.....................MANAGES
I F. W o o d s .............................. e d it o r
Of push and life.
Saturday, Feb. 8 To Tuesday, Feb.
Oi $ 1 0 , 0 0 0 Worth of Undelivered Freight
By the Railroad Companies, through the SH A F E R CO., 67 cases of men’s and women’s seasonable wearing apparel, con
sisting of high-class men’s clothing, suits, overcoats, pants, hats, shoes, shirts and underwear; Ladies’ waists, skirts, cor
Also a Line of Drugs, at
IN a y lo r
B u ild in g
FOREST GROVE, OREGON
Sale begins Saturday, February 8 at 8:30 a. m. and closes Tuesday, February 18, at 9 p. m., in the large and spacious
store room in the Naylor Building, Main street. N O T E — These 67 cases of merchandise will be sacrificed at prices that
have never seen an equal in modem times. The Transportation Companies and Wholesalers of Merchants’ Counter
manded Orders and Rejected Freight for months, are compelled to stand the loss on millions of dollars worth of goods.
This consignment of fine wearing apparel, etc., goes as advertised and is subject to additional merchandise of all kinds, as
the immense amount of goods will be sold at such prices as they will bring in 10 days, regardles of Cost, Worth or Loss.
W e mention only a few prices on the thousands of articles that will be offered in this
GREAT SALE OF UNDELIVERED FREIGHT BY THE
SH AFER COMPANY
F U R N IS H IN Q S
Fleeced Underwear, 75c grade
Men’s Working Shirts, 75c grade
All Wool Men’s Underwear, 81.50 grade 75c
Men’s Socks, good working socks
Men’s Overalls, 75c grade
Men’s 15c Collars for
Men’s Gloves, 75c grade
Cooe’s Gloves, per pair
Wool Socks, 25c values, per pair
Men’s Duck Coats, regular 82 and S3 val. 81.00
Men's Shoes, lot 82.50 and 83 grade - 81.65
Men’s Shoes, lot 84 and 85 grade
Ladies’ Shoes, 81.50 kind
Ladies’ Shoes, 83.50 and 84 kind - 81 95
Baby Shoes, 50c grade
Baby’s Heavy Shoes, 81 grade
Children’s Shoes, worth 82 50
Men’s High Cut Shoes, 16 inch top
worth 86.00 for
One lot of Men’s Hats, different shapes
and colors, regular 82.50, 83 val.
Another lot of Good Hats, up-to-date
in all colors, 83 and 84 values at
A big lot of Woolen Overshirts for Boys,
Oregon City Woolen Mills make,
worth up to 82 50 for sale at
Over 600 Suits, Overcoats, Cravenettes,
highest quality, at your mercy.
83.65 for splendid 83 and 810 Suits and Over
85.90 for fine Dress Suits, all kinds, worth up
87.80 for Tailor-made Suits and Overcoats,
worth up to 820.00.
89.65 for Imported Materials, Suits and Over
coats worth up to 825 00.
S13.10 for Finest Suits and Overcoats worth up
About 480 pair.
As we have not seen them
we quote from the me chants cost bill.
90c for up to 82 Pants.
81.65 for up to 83.50 Pants.
82.35 for up to 85 Pants.
82.90 for up to 86.50 Pants.
83.65 for up to 87.50 Pants.
scribe the colors, styles, etc. The merchants
cost mark shows them to be high-class goods
from the best makers in the U. S.
must all be sold in 10 days regardless of con
sequences or loss.
SH O E S
17 cases of Fine Shoes from the best known
makers, bought lor the Holiday trade, and of
the best styles. They will be placed on sale at
prices that will be a revelation to the public.
9 full cases of hats arranged to be sold in this
sale, subject to decision now in progress of
Several lots of Fine Underwear of all kinds,
Heavy Cotton, Wool and also Medium weight.
SH IR T S
BO Y S’ and Y O U T H S’ CLO TH ING
of all kinds are in this lot, but as the cases
have not been opened we are uuable to de-
About 1200 Shirts of various styles in qualities
from 50c to 83 grades, will be sold at 40 per
cent off regular value.
L A T E — BY T E L E G R A P H — The Railroad Companies have just wired as this matter was going to press, that they will forward a num
ber of cases of Men's and Women’s Furnishings, consisting of Underwear, Hssiery, Sveaters, Suspenders, Handkerchiefs, Neckwear, Night-robes,
Shirts and a general line of Men’s Outfittings, all high-grade merchandise an 1 goods bought by prominent Portland, Seattle and Spokane merchants
for their holiday trade, but refused by them on account of late delivery caused by the congestion of freights and general car shortage. These
goods will arrive in time to go in this sale and Forest Grove folk will benefit by the Railroad’s losses. We shall sell all this merchandise at from 25c
to 50c on the dollar.
Beach 15 acres in sec 26 t 1 s 2 w.
pro bate co u rt .
Wm Smith to J H Powers 11.34
Estate of Michael Boyd, deceased. acres in sec 32 t 1 n 3 w. 83200.
Inventory and appraisement filed and j Wm F Gilbert to J E Peterson et
Petition to sell personal ux 16.67 acres in Richardson d 1 c 810.
Wm Reidt et ux to Mrs. J S Fe s-
Estate of Elias Olson, deceased. 1 ter lots 3 and 4 blk 33 West Portland
Final account filed; March 2nd time Heights, 81.
set for hearing objections to final set
Nancy I Banks et al to C A Shipley
lots 5 and 6 blk 1 Banks, 8135.
Estate of Andrew Furher, deceased.
Fred Schofield et ux to Johan Ged-
81300 allowed Dora Führer for support lich 50 acres in sec 25 t 3 n 5 w
of self and children.
Estate of Elizabeth Freeman, de
Rose Weisenbeck et ux to E S
ceased. Report of sale confirmed and Oakland lots 4 and 5 blk 37 South
executor authorized to make deed coi- I Coast add to Hillsboro, 8600.
Endre S Oakland et ux to J W Hur
Estate of James Thwaite, deceased. ley lots 4 and 5 blk 37 South Coast add
Final acconnt filed, administrator dis to Hillsboro, 3600.
Mary A Sias to Chas Buhman part
charged and bondsmen released.
Estate of Arline H Siemon, a minor. of blk 9 Forest Grove. $1500.
John R Ballard et ux to Chas Buh
It is ordered that J J Krebs be appoint
man part of lot 4 blk 9 Forest Grove,
ed guardian. Bonds fixed at 82000.
Lola M Shrode et al to W B H en
W R Sparks and Bertha L Dyet.
derson part of blk 9 Cornelius, $1000.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
— If anyone has a cream separator
• F H Sumner et ux to Henry Wil for sale, please notify me by mail.
kins et al 3 acres in M Moore d 1 c State capacity and make. George
t 1 s 2 w, $750.
Kessler. Banks, Oregon.
Sylvester P Reeder to Me‘chior
— A full line of Comforts at Bailey’s.
Frutiger 78.43 acres in Joseph Wood
Deafness Cannot be Cured
d i e t 1 s 2 w. 87000.
by local a p p lication*, a* th e y cannot reach the diseased
P S Anderson to Alovis Gassner p o rtio n o f th e e a t. T h ere ts o n ly one w ay to c u re deaf
a nd th a t i* by c o n stitu tio n a l rem edies. D eafness
trustee lots 1 and 2 blk 2 Reedville. ne*s.
is c a u se d by an inflam ed condition of the m uccus lin in g
of t h e Euaxachian Tube. W hen th is tube is inflam ed
h a v e a ru m b lin g sound or im p e rfe c t h e a rin g , and
H W Leonard to Frank W Metcalf you
xrhen it is e n tire ly closed. D eafness is the re s u lt, and
part of sec 15, 22 and 23 t 2 s 3 w. 830. u n le ss th e inflam ation ra n be tak e n out a nd th is t u b e re
to its no rm a l condition, b e a rin g wi l be d estro y ed
Lewis Sagen et al to Chas M Stites stored
fo re v e r; n in e cases out of ten are caused by C a ta rrh ,
20 acres in sec 3 t 3 s 1 w, 82500.
w h ic h is » th in g but a n inflam ed con d itio n of th e m u
s u rfa c e s.
C H Rogers et ux to John M Ben cous
W e w ill g iv e O ne H undred D ollars for a ny case of
nett part of sec 18 t 1 n 3 w. 82000. D eafn ess (caused by c a ta r rh ' th a t cannot be c u re d by
G W Waterbury et ux to J C Cur H a ll's C a ta rrh C u re Send for c irc u la rs , free.
F. J. C H E N f Y ft C O .. T oledo, O.
rie part of sec 34 t 1 n 1 w, 8850.
< Sold by D ru g g ists, 75c.
Chas H Willoughby to Mary E T a k e H ail s f a m ily f i l l s for constipation.
I hereby announce myself as a Re
publican candidate for the office of
County Assessor of Washington County,
Oregon, subject to the endorsement of
the Republican voters of this County
at the Primary election to be held on
April 17th, 1908.
If I am nominated and elected I
will during my term of office give all a
square deal and good service.
C. E. D eichman .
—New stock Wooden Shoes at Dr.
The Paris Millinery Parlor is making
cut prices on all goods in the store, on
Main street, Forest Giove.
We save you money on
WATCHES and JEWELRY
We have taken advantage of
the money flurry and bought our
stock for cash at a big discount,
and we defy any dealer to com
pare quality and prices with us.
Watches and jewelry receives the
most careful attention when
brought to us for repairs and ‘k*
work is done in the shortest pos
sible time that first class work
can be done.
W. S. Reynolds
W a tch m a ke r 4 Jeweler
Forest Grove 2nd doer west of Postoti*
—Cotton Blankets 10-4, 11-4, 12-4,
—Selling out at cost at Dr. Parke?*
prices 85c, 81.00, $1.25, 81.50,
82.00, at Bailey’s.
Special attention is directed to our fall Dress Goods
Waists, Skirts and Wrapps. W e have the choicest
fabrics and highly tailored goods. We invite you
to call and see them.
W e can satisfy any man, boy or youth in Clothing-
Our stock is complete besides the prices and pet*
feet fit are both guaranteed.
NELSON B. LA COURSE
THE BIG ECONOMICAL STORE