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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (April 9, 1908)
ELECTRIC LINE TO THATCHER
Board of Trade to Take up Prop- Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Laughlin Celebrate
at North Yamhill.
ositionand Push it Through.
At the regular meeting of the Board
of Trade Tuesday afternoon steps were
taken to co-operate with the
people, wno are making an
establish an electric line out that way.
Haines, H. J. Goff and J. F.
was named by the president to
and Mrs. B. H .
W. D. Smith and J. W. Bailey.
Willis Ireland of
O R E .,
TH U R SD A Y .
Every hour I spend in this service is a
Hills- labor of love. Every dollar I donate is
Assessor, Max Crandall, George H.
personal sacrifice. Have the faithful
mothers of Oregon not earned your
W ilcox and C. E. Deichman.
N O . 40
BASE BALL ENTHUSIASM.
CORNELIUS GOES “ WET”
Local Nine to be a Hummer and to Spiii'ed City Election Monday
Receive Strong Support.
Our Neighboring City.
affirmative votes for their full and free
Baseball stock is away above par
of enfranchisement? You
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of Mr. and Mrs. William Laughlin at Gales Creek, A. B. Todd of South be afraid of us. You are equipped these days and Forest Grove fans are
North Yamhill. William Laughlin was Forest Grove.
with ballots. W e are depending upon lookinK forward to one of the best sea-
born in Lincoln county, M o., and
Sheriff, George C. Hancock of For - 1 you to honor our flag of truce by vot_ sons the sport has ever enjoyed in this
ctossed the plains to Oregon in 1847, est Grove, F. T. Kane of Hillsboro, C. ing YES in our behalf in this unequal section of the county. There appears
settling at North Yamhill, where he has B. Buchanan of Cornelius, John C. contest. You know you would only to be an abundance of material at hand
sinceresided. P hoebe(R oberts) Laugh- Kuratli of Hillsboro,
! com pel us to repeat this struggle in and enthusiasts have taken to practice
Laughlin attended the 51st anniversary
Treasurer, H. G. King of Dairy pre
with the people at Thatcher and along lin was born near La Fayette, Ind., and
the route in an endeavor to com e to crossed the plains in 1848; settled at cinct, Wm. M. Jackson of Hillsboro.
North Yamhill, where she has since
Coroner, Dr. E. C. Brown.
some understanding concerning what
having been out of the state
Surveyor, L. C. Walker.
could be done. The people up that
School superintendent, M. C. Case.
way are apparently of the opinion that but once, for a few days, since the
line time of her arrival. Mr. and Mrs,
than it is to build a macademized road. Laughlin are the parents of 16 chil
McCourt the Hillsboro sa
A com m ittee comprising E. W.
who was charged with
Haines, V. H . Limber and H. J. Goff
liquors to minors,
was appointed to confer with the com
it is cheaper to build an electric
Improvement names, residence and occupation are was acquitted yesterday in the circuit
court. The jury deliberated but five
B. H. Laughlin, Forest Grove, hotel minutes.
rade at Portland during the Rose Fies
keeper. Charles and George Laugh
The prosecuting witness was Nor
lin, Gilmore, Alaska, miners. A. H man Anderson, a young fellow who
Over a thousand names have been
Laughlin, Carlton, Ore., farmer. Mrs. last winter shot a valuable dog while
received of persons in the east calling
Mary E. Tait, Roseburg, Ore., farmer. returning home one evening under the
for literature which will be sent in a
Wm. Laughlin, Jr., North Yamhill, influence of liquor.
few days. The board is receiving re
farmer. Sam Laughlin, North Yamhill,
Ed Shute who was in the saloon at
quests from all over the United States
banker. B. F. Laughlin, North Yam the time, swore that Anderson was
for information concerning Forest Grove
hill, farmer. Mrs. Alice Trullinger, given an oyster cocktail. The excel
and Washington county and every ef
North Yamhill, electric light plant. lent reputation of the witness led the
fort is being made, with the means at
Mrs. Lena Holder, Santa Mamca, Cal., jury to put but little faith in the pros
hand, to supply the demands.
housekeeper. Mrs. Delia A. Richard ecuting witness’ story.
A communication from a manufac
son, Goldendale, Wash., housekeeper.
Cases against the other Hillsboro
turing concern at Racine, Wis. states
Mrs. Chrystal Weiduer, Portland, house saloonkeepers will be contested by the
that a location was desired to build
keeper. Seven out of the twelve chil state.
a plant to manufacture cots, camp
dren attended the anniversary. There
chairs, tubs, etc. The seerteay has
Goes to Belgium.
were 14 grand children present. Mr.
taken the matter up and the board will
of the firm of A. Saelens
and Mrs. Laughlin are enjoying fairly
use every means to secure this plant.
for a three months’
good health. They are now living
in West Flanders,
To Vote on Local Option.
mittee from the Civic
Society concerning a float in
The license party won the day at
the annual city election at Comeltus
Monday, but by a reduced majority.
L008* issue* of lesser importance crept
int0 the campaign and it is possible
that in June Cornelius will go “ dry”
when the vote is taken all over the
t*le county, at least this is the com
1910 if you should fail us now.
forting thought that com es to the tem
we believe you will not fail. You have
perance workers of the thrifty town.
but to unlock the door to the closed
The comparative strength of the two
citadel of liberty, leaving us free to
factions is probably shown on the vote
choose for ourselves, exactly as you
for mayor and recorder, for in each
do, as to whether to vote or not to than ever before.
case the "d ry ” and "w et” candidate
vote, at every su cceeding election.
respectively polled the same number
Thus only can you acquit yourselves as a number of men available who will
votes. F. Schoen, the license can
freemen and relieve us from further strengthen the team greatly. Mana
for mayor, obtained 54 votes
effort to secure equality with our sons ger Wirtz is enthusiastic over the pios-
temperance candidate got
before the law. Abagail Scott Dunni- pects for the season and while it is
49; for recorder, H . G. Fitch, the
way, Mother of Native Sons, and Presi too early to prognosticate, it seems a
"d ry ” aspirant secured 49 votes and
dent Oregon State Equal Suffrage A s - ' certainty that the local team will be
Link Geige , candidate for the “ wets”
a hummer. So soon as the nine is se
polled 54 votes. The result of the
lected practice will begin in earnest
For State Senator.
election in detail follows:
and a schedule of games the strongest
I hereby state to the people of Ore
that can be arranged will be forthcom
gon that I believe in the principles of
Mayor, F. S c h o e n ............................... 54
the Republican party as represented by
Councilmen, Ed W o lf e ...................... 52
An encouraging sign for the com ing
that fearless leader and advocate of
W. M e rr ill................. .4 7
season is the keen interest some of the
the rights of the masses, Theodore
Geo. H o ls c h e r .............60
business m en are showing in promot
Roosevelt. I have confidence in the
Gus Ir o b le r ..................60
ing the sport.
While it is to be re
ability and integrity of the voters, and
Recorder, Link G e ig e r ..................... 54
gretted that Forest Grove made appli-
feel that the interest of the people and
. . . .
Treasurer, S. A. Hendrix.................53
. . .
, . ., . cation too late for membership in the
business of the state is safe in th eir1 .
Tri-City league, the consoling thought
Mayor, M. H. H enderson................. 49
I 'consider the office of U n it e d '/5 *ha‘ KOod * ames wi" by played here Councilmen, John H artm an ............50
1 and that the local team is to be backed
States Senator is a political one and be-
C. E. W hitm ore.......... 53
. 4 . . .
'with more than hot air” and that the
lieve in electing to that high position
H . S. Sturdevant . . . . 41
; . I lovers of the sport will contribute finan-
a man who will carry out the pnnci-
F. A Thom as............... 48
j t •
j cially to support the local nine,
pies of the President and his party and i
Recorder, H. G. F i t c h ..................... 49
if I am elected to the Oregon State | The dance Kiven Saturday evening Treasurer, C. C. H an cock .................50
spot where they were married, and at Belgium. H e will sail from New York Senate I will vote for the man for was one of the s'Knal- social success
of the season. It was largely attended
no time since their marriage have they City for Antwerp and will make a stop United States Senator who has received
liquors shall be prohibited” throughout
and those who were present enjoyed
over in England and visit London and
lived over two miles from that place.
the whole territory covered by Wash
the time of their lives. The affair was
other cities. H e said to a News re
ington county will be one of the ques
given as a benefit for the baseball
Of Interest to Taxpayers.
E. W . H AINES,
porter that he had not taken a real
fund and more than $50 cleared.
tions upon which the voters will have
Mr. Editor: The taxpayers of this vacation for fifteen years and that he
Candidate for State Senator.
to declare themselves at the June elec county should congratulate themselves
was ready to enjoy a needed rest. He
Old Dormitory to be Destroyed.
tion. A petition containing more than that at least one of the candidates for
Vermonter Wants to Know.
has not been back to his native land
old Indian school which after
400 names was filed with the county treasurer (H . G. K in g ) has promised
Eastern farmers have becom e scared
since he first came to Portland ten
wards becam e the dormitory for the
court, which, at its session last Satur that if elected he will turn into the
because of the importation of English
years ago. H e is looking forward to a
university has been sold by the Ore
day, ordered the question to be placed treasury all interest collected from
pheasants in that sect'on.
pleasant trip, a happy reunion with
Land and Trading Co. to T. W igg-
on the official ballot and submitted to county funds.
claimed that the pheasants are ravag
relatives and old acquaintances and a
man of this place. T h e historic land
the voters. The petition represented
The many thousand dollars interest safe return to Forest Grove which he
ing the grain fields and playing havoc
mark will give way to the march of
nearly every section of the county. that the present treasurer has collected
farmers. Much stress has been
thinks is one of the best towns in the progress and a new, modern residence
It is believed that the temperance from county money, during his three
put upon the ravages by certain eastern
northwest. Mr. Saelens will be joined
will replace the dormitory where some
forces will have to conduct an ener terms, would be quite an item to the
in this European tour by Mrs. Saelens
the brightest young men that ever
getic campaign to secure the passage county.
It is to be hoped that the and the three children.
In a recent communication to the
came to Pacific University to obtain
of the measure as the number of other proper officials will see to it that these
state game warden, Chas. S. Aiken of
an education, lived during their resi
amendments to be voted upon is so interest collections are turned in to the
Benson, Vt., inquires into the attitude
dence in this city. Thesejyoung men
gTeat that the local measure might be county before his bondsmen are re
An enjoyable evening was spent by are now scattered throughout the state, of this state toward that species of
overlooked by the voters.
leased. Other counties in the state, the friends of Mrs. Anna Peters at a
pheasants and whether-it is true that a
some of them are on the Atlantic sea
While the sentiment in favor of local and the state itself have cut out this
has been placed on English
surprise party given in honor of her board and others have penetrated the i
option is steadily growing throughout “ graft,” and I believe the voters of
birthday last Thursday evening. The islands of the sea. T o them all the pheasants.
the country, Washington county has Washington county will do likewise,
A copy of the Oregon game laws has
time was spent in games and social passing away of this historic landmark
always been looked upon as one of the now that it has com e to light that it
refreshments will bring much regret, for the building been forwarded to the inqu'rer, who
“ wettest” counties in the state because has been worked to the limit during
were served. About 11 o ’ clock the inadequate as it may have been for the will see that no bounty is placed upon
a large percentage of its population is the last six years.
guests departed for their homes wish needs to which it wa? put, will ever that kind of birds in this state. Eng
of foreign extraction.
ing Mrs. Peters many more such pleas bring to them fond recollections of lish pheasants have recently been in-
That the campaign of the “ drys”
, troduced in Vermont and the farmers
their old college days.
Republican voters should have no ant occasions.
will have to be well organized and ac
; became anxious for their crops.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
tive in order to carry the day is shown difficulty in choosing worthy candi
by the results of the June election in dates for the various county offices at
Pioneers to Meet.
Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Markee,
‘ Improvement” is the watchword.
1906— For local option, 1098; againstt the primaries on April 17. Many of
The firm of Chas. O. Roe & Co. have
Those who blazed the Oregon trail in
the candidates have been in the pub
Emma made arrangements to occupy the ^ years gone by and who have since
lic eye in past years and among the Mrs. John Anderson, Mrs.
“ Whether the sale of intoxicating
The athletic benefit to be given in
Masonic Hall Saturday evening by the
public school pupils promises to draw
a large attendance and to be uncom -
new aspirants are men who have been Cheney, Mrs. Della Purdin, Mrs. J. room adjoining their present place of
more than com m only successful in P. Gates, Mr. and Mrs. John Baldwin, business and now occu pied by the
Mrs. Bud Cornelius, Miss Cheney and Callaway grocery. This will enable
their various lines of activity and who
Miss Emma Morgan.
the firm to display its goods to greater
| are well qualified to fill office
and add to their floor space.
j the vote for many of the offices for
For State Senator.
W m Barrett of Hillsboro, who is a
Republican candidate lor joint senator
for the district composed of Lincoln,
Tillamook, Washington and Yamhill
counties, was born and reared in this •
county and has always resided within
For 23 years he has been
practicing law in Hillsboro.
H e leu
served three terms in the lower house
of the legislature and was chairman of
judiciary committee at the last
His extensive acquaintance
with Oregon public men will give him
opportunity to do much for th* ^••♦rict.
He is expecting a big
vote in this
Officers ire Elected.
and fish protection were discussed at
the meeting of the Forest and Stream
and Gun Club held Saturday evening.
enthusiasm was in evi-
dence and several suggestions regard
ing new laws that ought to be enacted
present laws amended, were
made by members present.
The election of officers Ln the en- |
• "n g year was held and result!
J. Goff; | :c-
Wirtz; treasurer, 0
joined the membership of the Oregon changed to
1 Pioneer Association will gather in an ings.
10 o ’ clock Sunday
nual reunion in Portland June 11.
As prepared by
the com m ittee on
arrangements those who will participate
A Good Piece of Road.
A. B. Todd, supervisor of South For
Dr. Rentz Is Dead.
The two stores are to be connected on the program are: H on. M. C. est Grove Road district, and by the
been received here of the with an archway. The grocery will George, 1851, Portland, who will be way, who is candidate for County Com
lists of songs and recitat ions by some will be keen there is little doubt. So
death of Dr. E. B. Rentz, formerly a move into the building formerly o c the speaker of the day; R ev. J. A. missioner, has just completed a piece
of the best talent in school.
fcr not a single republican candidate
The ninth grade girls will be seen for the legislature has declared himself Practicing physician in this city, at cupied by G off Bros.’ hardware estab Hunsaker, 1847, of M cM innv lie, will of grading for the county beginning at
in the “ Ribbon Drill.”
“ Mother for statement No. 1 with the exception Drewy s Bluffs, near Richmond, Vir- lishment. The front is to be remod- act as chaplain of the day and Joseph M cGill’ s corner and running to the
Goose” and family will be given a clev- of Oak Nolan of Tillamook, candidate 81D1*- While the details relative to led and up-to-date show windows will Butchel, 1852, of Portland, will be cemetery on Pacific avenue, that is
the cause of his death are meager, it be put in. These changes will take marshal. The grand encampm ent of conclusive evidence that Mr. Todd
er interpretation and the "Spring Fes- for joint senator, and G. W. Kelley of
is supposed it was apoplexy.
Dr place the middle of the month.
j the Indian war veterans will be held understands the art of good road build-
tival,” will be worth hearing. The Cornelius, candidate for the lower
Rentz was about sixty years of age and
I June 10.
pupils have been trained faithlully by house.
leaves a wife, and a daughter who is
a number of the teachers and the affair
Here follows a list of the candidates
living in Wichita, Kansas. Dr. Rentz
Rock Roads and Fisher.
A Splendid Success
The club will hold its seventh regu
will call forth the attendance of many who have declared themselves:
left here two years ago for Virginia, lar meeting next Monday, April 13 p
given at the Christian
meets get mudholes. Spend your
church Friday evening was a success,
Hillsboro, Earl E. Fisher of Beaverton, having for years a longing to make his at 2:30 p. m. Executive board
home in the sunny south. He was not at 2 o clock . All members of the R ock and you get G ood Roads.
Big Walnut Orchard.
The selecting and crowning of the
E. W. Haines of Forest Grove.
The program con- which there are three or four candidates
attend R ock Roads are the only
For joint senator, Oak Nolan of Till engaged in the practice of medicine at club are earnestly requested to
receive new impetus when the John am ook, W m . Barrett of Hillsboro, C. the time of his demise but owned a as this is the last meeting at which Washington County, and now is the
plantation. H e was a native of Pen- business may be transacted, excepting time to com m en ce.
Fisher’ s Rock
Tem pleton place north of town is set C. Hammerly of M cM innville.
For representatives, Chas. H. Hines nsylvania, a genial gooc fellow and
out in walnuts. The preperty was re
There has been more Rock Road
cently purchased by the firm of H off of Forest Grove, S. A D Meeks, R. wh‘*e in F °rest Grove enjoyed a good ing officers. It is said there are som e
in Beaverton during the past two
man. Allen & Mills and contains more
Walnut culture in this section
May Queen was the principal
of the Cantata.
was served by the Japanese was en-
joyed by all. The proceeds of tf died
evening wire IJ 6.70. The affair » She
a splendid social success,
tion, and there are other important years, than all the rest put together,
than thirty-five acres. The plan of Ian of Columbia
precinct, T . B.
— Rem em ber Th* Book Store I
matters to com e before the m em b ers.!
Why not help the farmeis of Wash-
the purchasers is to set out the trees Perkins of Buxton, George W . Kelly
the finest assortment of Postal C'jd*
in the fall and to place them about 50 0f Columbia precinct, W. K. Newell
l c to 10c. Easter cards,
I am growing old. But I cannot rest Ideals of P eace.”
EARL E. FISHER,
feet apart. Between the walnut trees 0f Gaston.
M r s . T o d d , Secretary.
Candidate for State Senator.
peach trees will be planted.
I For, county clerk, E- J. Godman, until you have given us the victory.