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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (May 21, 1908)
FO REST GROVE,
WASHINGTON CO., O R E ., THURSDAY. MAY 21,
DIVORCE LA W S TOO LA X .
The first Republican rally held in
Pastor of Christian Church Delivers
Forest jlrove during the present cam- j
Address on Marriage and Divorce.
paign took place Tuesday evening at
TO REPUBLICAN VOTERS
‘‘Debasing as the practice of polyg- Masonic Hall. Hon. J. D. Lee of
amy is to the welfare of society, it is Portland, one of the Republican presi
Hands Firmly un Pupular Measure Democratic lawyer of Salem and one ot not worse than the evil monster— di dential electors, delivered the address
N O VERW H ELM IN G majority of Oregon’s
the keenest opponents of the Cham vorce.” , Thus spoke Rev. C. A. Sias of the evening which proved a con
First, Last and all the
voters by registration have formally declared
berlain regime. Up to the time of of the First Christian churcn in an vincing enunciation of Republican
the edict sent out by Alex Sweek of address delivered Sunday evening on principles. The speaker spoke with
that they believe in the principles of the Re
the state Democratic committee, for the subject of "Marriage and Divorce.” great earnestness and marshalled a ser
publican Party. Let them now show that they are
Democrats to vote for R. S. Bean for
The speaker said that the theme ies of arguments which set those pres
honest bv voting in accordance with their declara
I justice of the supreme court, State was a delicate one to iiandle yet one ent a-thinking regarding the attitudes
tions. The Or.-gon election comes before the Re
: Senator Coshow was mentioned as the upon which the pulpit snould speak in of H. M. Cake and George E. Cham
publican National Convention. Let every Republi
Democratic nominee for that office. no uncertain tone even though it may berlain, regarding the primary law and
can voter in the First Congressional District uphold
| But non-partisanship here
pulled not be received with approval by con- Statement No. I. Mr. Lee announced
the honor of the/Republican Party in Oregon and
Independents to Aid Chamberlain's | another string. Why? To strengthen gregations. He said: ‘ The church th*t Mr. Cake's stand was just the
strengthen the Influence of Oregon’s delegation in
may not dic.ate to the world but, as same as before to the primaries. The
the National Convention by voting for H. W. Cake
Chances Alone— Others Have j the Chamberlain campaign.
The political pirate ship “ The Dis an institution, it still stands as the great speaker referred to the attempt of |
for United States Senator and W. C. Hawley for
Withdrawn from Race.
That greater | Chamberlain to hoodwink the voters in
| gruntler” has had a stormy voyage and j educatoi of the masses
Representative in Congress. If either of these Re
; has struck treacherous shoals and many discretion should De shown in the bis desire to appear as a nonpartisan
publican nominees fail of election the primary
■ The closing days of the campaign t*mes bas had to put back to port be- choosing of partners lor life is amply candidate by the éliminât.on of the
election system will be discredited and a return of
reveal more and more the strength of cause °* trouble on board. First, J. revealed by the treat number of bills word “ democrat” from all his cam-
boss rule will be invited. The good name of Ore
thenoninees on the Reoubliran tinker A. Chapman manfully declined to run of divorcements w hich are granted by i Pa!Kn literature. Mr. Lee who has
gon’ s voters will be smirched and Oregon’s delega
and^Uit^confusion of ?he opposition ' on the hybrid legislative ticket. Then the courts of law- in
known Mr Cake for many years said
tion to the National Convention will be placed in a
coming from the disgruntled political ,he Forest Grove contingent of Dem-
" I s marriage a fai.ure? “ This is 'bat the Republican candidate is a
humiliating position. For the effect it will have on
elements of the county.
ocratic "bosses” got together in an an opportune question with a great strong man whose personal character
the November election it is imperative that the
The meetings which have been held edort 10 defeat the Republican nomi- many people atm judging by the num- was above reproach and whose in-
Republican nominees in the June election shall be
in various places throughout the coun- nee for county clerk and after some ber of ill-mated couples it might seem tegrity and abil ty are beyond question.
elected by an overwhelming majority. As a be
have solicitation prevailed upon N. L. At that in many cases, at least, marriage! 1 be
presiding officer was Mayor
liever in tne principles of the Republican Party it is
ty by the Republican
your duty to be at the polls June 1st, and vote fot
shown in no uncertain way the trend kins to go on the ticket. He realized is a failure. The failure, however, is Laughlin who introduced the speaker,
Cake and Hawley.
of things. Everywhere, at Reedville, the game which was being played with j not due to the institution of marriage I F - bl- Greer, of Hillsboro, candidate
at Beaverton, at Scholls, splendid re him and. he too declined to run on but rather to the individual who looks on the legislative ticket; Max Crandall,
ceptions have been accorded the can that ticket. Another attempt to run upon it as being of comparatively little candidate for assessor, and M. C. Case,
didates on the legislative and county J. E Reeves for sheriff as an Inde- i importance. They forget that they candidate for county school superinten-
Mr. are entering in a sacred contract for ^en'> made short talks.
tickets and the popularity of the can pendent proved unsuccessful.
didacy of H. M. Cake for United Reeves first gave a listening ear to the life o i to be ended only by the death
Woman Suffrage Again.
States senator has been viewed with "disgruntled” siren but he soon dis of one of the parties entering into it.”
ADDITIONAL lim i. NEWS.
Mrs. Williams formerly resided in Ore
"Young lady, if you marry a man,”
alarm by the leaders of the Chamber- covered that he was marked for immo
The woman suffrage amendment is
City before going to Forest Grove,
lain movement who under the guise of
to come before the people of Oregon
Mrs. Ida Belknap of Salem, spoke at amt being an accomplished musician
•»Statement No. One ticket are mak personal enmity of certain political tion to reform him. I am afraid you for the fourth time on election day.
ing an attempt to have Washington recalcitrants. All the way through will find it a rather irksome task and Why should it be necessary to vote the morning service at the First Meth she took an active part in the musical
odist church Sunday and her address affairs of this city.”
nty fall in the democratic column. [ the Independent ticket has met re that you will not find much happiness. | upon this question every two years?
proved full of interest. She is the
ashington county will be true to j verses which only prognosticate the Society is better for the marriage in | The suffragists know as do all women,
Incident with the Grand Army er.-
secretary and conference
that when the majority of women want
ublican ideals and principles and
! eampment to be held at Comeliu*
a thing done, that thing will be done
M. Cake, the gallant supporter of
July 1st to 3d inclusive, State Drum-
' one another, happiness must be the Then why " have” they"*cr " years T een
ol the Oregon conference ot that
ement No. One, will receive a
the ^ aj ° r ^°*ln Baldwin of this city, has
I part of the ‘ young people who are the besieging legislators, presenting peti- denommaiiot».
dsome majority when the votes are
' entered into correspondence with the
tions, working, arguing and, lately, work the organization is doing and musicians of the various G. A. R. posts
i.ted on the evening of June 1.
"Young man, young woman, make fighting for their “ rghts.” as they call enlisted the interest of the local church of the state to induce many of them
ite the efforts to make it appear
your choice and stand by it. It’s a them? Because a majority of women in that work. Mrs. Belknap is the
t the Republican candidate for
wife of Rev. E. H. Belknap of Salem. to come to Cornelius to furnish music
bad Indian that goes back on his bar- are not behind the movement.
jted States senator is not true to
for the reunion. There is nothing
This is not a man’s question; it is a She addressed the members of the that enlivens an old soldiers’ reunion
tement No. One, Mr. Cake stands
The speaker deprecated the laxity woman’s question. Let the women of
Uquarely on that issue as he did
I like stirring fife and drum music. It
of our divorce laws and the motives the state decide that they want a vote
ing his matchless campaign pre-
Much favorable comment was passed is enjoyed both by the boys who
before you force it upon them. Con upon the progress the Forest Grove shouldered the muskets and those who
ns to the primaiies. Mr. Cake
of divorce. Then he said that he be sult the women you know and vote as
does not equivocate and has not
band has made during the short time attend the reunions. It is planned to
lieved there was not enough conscience they wish on this matter, but vote, or
changed his views regarding Statement
since its re-orgination. In its two have as big a rife and drum corpi as
shown by preachers who do not refuse the measure may slip through by the appearances for political rallies the possible to make the occasion an en
No. One, since first enunciated in in
to re marry divorced people. He de inatttntion of voters or the careless band has given its selections with joyable one.
terviews and later carried before the
plored the laxity of the church disci ness which will follow the large num splendid interpretation considering that
people in a whirlwind campaign
regarding divorce but compli ber of propositions submitted.
Judge W. H. Hollis has received an
thro ghout every section of the state,
a number of the musicians had never
mented the Methodist Episcopal and
played together before. Harry Hast invitation from the Seattle reception
ow different with Governor Cham-
Anglican churches in their stand
To Make Political Address.
ings, the veteran leader and Herbert committee which will welcome the
la;n whose craving for office leads
two former members of the fleet to the "City of Destiny.” Ex
to leave his post of duty at Salem
Another republican rally will be held
“ While our divorce laws Ire at
lent their assistance last tensive preparations are under way to
toitoom his own candidacy by jump-
fault and our lawmakers blame- ! at Masonic Hall Monday evening,
Tuesday evening thus adding much make the sojourn of the American
in i from one section of the state to
worthy,” said the speaker, “ we as;
to the effective rendition of the pieces. sailors in Seattle one of the most pleas
other. This might be passed
citizens and voters are equally respon Portland, will deliver an address on the
ant in their entire trip. The recep
koticed by his constituents but
sible for this state of things when we
Don Watrous, the 5-year old son ol tion in honor of the officers of the fleet
Bmberlain’s attitude of absolute si-
allow such laws to remain on the stat Cammant is one of the ablest political Mr. and Mrs. Fred Watrous of this will be field in the capacious parlors of
tce on the Statement No. One issue
H. M. CAKE, Republican Candi
ute books. We have the power to set orators in the state and is one of the c i t i s recovering nicely from the
the New Washington hotel Saturday,
|til after the primaries when he saw date for the United States Senate.
leading lawyers in the city of Portland cident with which he met a week ago May 23. Judge Hollis will take th:g
the laws aright, state and national.”
It he might profit by the advocacy of
He closed by saying that one of the 3o”re years ago he delivered an address Saturday while accompanying his grand- opportunity to go to Seattle to meet
e measure shows the selfish political
Rho(jes Become$ partner.
strongest factors for the exemplification before the students of Pacific Univer- father, who was driving a heavily load- former acquaintances.
Itinct of the democratic candidate.
sity and he is a man of scholarly at- e(j wagon on Pacific Avenue.
)w he comes into the open and urges
One of the biggest deals transacted of the sanctity of the marriage con
- - -
tract will be the lives led by Christian
e Statement and the election of dem- in Forest Grove this week was that by
? people guided by the principles of the ! lure
be well worth wagon the little chap slipped and fell *° be sent to Forest Grove for propa-
rats and of independents to the leg- which Dick Rhodes becomes inter
it will be replete with , m front 0f the hind wh(.,.|
, h„ gallon in Gales Creek arrived today
gospel of the Christ.
Iture who are running against the ested in the flour mill near the S. P.
strong, vigorous arguments which Re- spectators thought passed over his body ,nd
be taken care of by Game
|ular nominees of the Republican depot. He has purchased the interest
Observance of Memorial Day.
publicans, Democrats and Indepen-
which fortunately did not happen. His Warden Stevenson.
They will be
l held in the business by Miles Purdin
be pleased to consider, parents were away at the time and the ^'berated at various places in Gales
Chamberlain’s position is apecu- and Mr. Fuqua and will give his atten-
be music by the Forest neighborhood was intensely excited
Greek which seem best adapted as
one and Mr. Cake exposes it in the ' tion to the outside business of the en G. A. R. Post have made arrange- j Grove bandsand already plans are Be- 1 over jhe affair,
propagating grounds. Henry O’ Mal
“l‘he attitude of
ing made for an enthusiastic political j
ley sent word to the state game war
This week the home of Mrs. E
ray democratic opponent upon this Will Hartrampf and Dick Rhodes.
office yesterday to meet the
The consideration has not been an will be conducted by the veterans in I
¡Stewart was the place for the meeting
^^Aciple (Statement No. O ne) is
consignment at the depot and to give
i of the Domestic Science Department.
^ ^ k tio n a b le . to say tne least. He nounced but in the deal, Mr. Rhodes
Plans for the Rose Show.
the matter his immediate attention.
I The report of the committesto prepare
( did nothing when the fight was on and turned over to Fuqua the property and Memorial Sunday there will be a union
principle was at stake in the pri- ; barn on First street which was formerly
T he Oregon Electric company has
Congregational church and Rev. H rangements to have Forest Grove ade next year, was given by Mrs. Chas ab jut 75 men at work near Garden
T p . while I made a campaign of occupied by the Hancock livery,
W. Boyd, the pistor. will deliver an j quately represented at the Portland j Hines, the chairman. After a demon Home. The people of that neighbor-
the entire s.ate and upon the platform
appropriate address. The choir has | Rose Exhibit on Tuesday and Wednes stration of cooking Swiss chard and ! hood already are taking advantage of
»1 every town ol any size in the state
Odd Fellows in Convention.
] prepared some special music and the day of the Rose Festival week June 1 spinach, and some time spent in dis- the coming of the line, and are cutting
K leclared for and sustained the princi-
The disciples of friendship, love and services will be full of interest and an j II
cussing the subject of green vege- up their farms into small tracts,
M * '. .
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truth met in Salem the past week at | unusually Urge attendance is expected.
In order to do this successfully they tables, refreshments were served con- Among those who are sub dividing
’After a sufficient number ot can
j the 53d annual session of the grand | The local Post and the Woman’s Re would like to have all who will furnish
sisting of sandwiches and sevrral green their holdings in that vicinity is C. N.
otes had been nominated upon the
i lodge of Odd Fellows. The delegates lief Corps will attend in a body and roses for this purpose, report to the
vegetables. In two weeks the depart- lager. The Stott ranch and the old
ublican ticket at the primaries,
from the local I. O. O. F. lodge were: j seats will be reserved for the members special committee having this in
ment will meet with Mrs. L. J. 1
Ison place and other farins are be-
he saw where he might profit by
R. M. Taylor and R. C. Hill. The j of both organizations.
charge as soon as possible. The and talk about pastry.
ing sold out in small“ tracts to farmers,
tfeg gdvocacy of Statement No. 1, he
annual report of the grand secretary
On Decoration day at 9 o’clock the special committee are Dr. J . S. Bishop,
who will raise chickens, vegetables and
coêfes into the open, claims to stand
Mr and Mrs. R. D. Holscher have
shows the order to be in a particularly fraternal, civic and other organizations Mrs. G. O. Rogers and Mrs. S.
and fruit for the Portland market.
fot Statement No. 1, and urges the
returned from their honeymoon trip to
healthy condition; great strides having 1 are expected to join the old soldiers Hughes.
uluctic: of Democratic candidates for
been made during the pas^ year in and to march to the cemetery where
F'urther particulars will be an Portland, and are now at home to their
A bevy of former Pacific University
the legislature simply to increase his
membership, new lodges and increased > exercises will be conducted in keeping nounced next week. In order to do friends at the groom’s fine ranch on students spent a very pleasant evening
was at the home of Mrs. R. L. Yoder, on
asset«. The total membership in the with the occasion. The line ol march the town justice let everybody who David’s Hill. The wedding
"T h e principle of Statement No. 1
state is 14,368, an increase of 1327 will form at the intersection of Main has roses help to make the exhibit one solemnized by Rev. J . R. Hall at the Saturday May 9th. Among those pres
i is that the people shall select their own
for the year.
McCoy home at Gales Creek, at the ent were Dr. Archibald Atkinson. Har
and Pacific avenue. In the afternoon of the finest.
f candidates for public office. This prin-
The Committee also expect to hold noon hour last Sunday before a con old Millis, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hale,
at 2 o’clock a patriotic program with
E ciple applies to the selection of all
Woman s Club.
singing and speechmaking will ae pre its own Sixth Annual Rose Show on course of friends of the contracting Mrs Bertha Yoder Rittenour, Mr. Rit-
at the primaries. The
Saturday June 6th, in Masonic Hall parties who extended their congratu tenour. Misses Flora, Jennie and Hat
The club will hold its annual busi sented at Masonic Hall.
people have selected their candidates
and they want the help of everybody. lations to the married young people. tie Yoder and Arthur Yoder.— Satur
at the primaries, and now my Dém
Among those present were George day’s Evening Telegram. These re
ciple address at 1:30 p m. The pub Further particulars next week.
en tie opponent comes forward and at 2:30 p. m.
Holscher and wife, John McCoy and unions of old-time students are excel
urge* me to oppose the people's will
V. Spaulding returned Sunday from wile, Tom Baker and wife, of Banks, lent gatherings for the fostering of col
by antagonizing the nominees that have officers: also, the reports of the past program.
Somers, Mont., where he has been for Plrnest Burke and family, Harvey Rog lege spirit and they contribute much
f been chosen by ’.he peO| le.
officers and the departments,
to the widening sphere of influence
about a year in the employ of a rail ers and wife.
Orders Adequate Depot.
ho is abiding by the will of the
All members, who possibly can, are
which Pacific University is enjoying.
ft The Democrat who urges op
i to be present as this is the
Mrs. E. E. Williams was in Oregon It is through these mediums that at
In a recent order the State Railroad
¡tion to the choice of the people, or last rr.e-' _ of : : c h b year and
Commission decided that the Southern among his fnendt and notices many City last week and attended the meet-1 tention to the institution is called and
■yself. the Republican nominee who promises to be a very enjoyable one Pacific must construct a suitable changes among the business firms of ing of the Woman’s club of that city attendance increased in a large meas
has worked for this principle and as a part of the time » rill be devoted freight ffnd passenger depot at Gaston. the town. Forest Grove has grown a which met at the home of Mrs. Rob ure
•bides by the will of the people as al to social intercourse.
This order will be received enthusias good deal, he says, during the time he ert J . Goodfellow. The Oregon City
ready-expressed in the primaries and
Mrs. W. B. Haines entertained the
tically by our neighboring town which has been away. Those who live here Courier says: “ During the meeting
Hon. William Galloway, of M c is becoming an important shipping continuously are apt to overlook the Mrs. E. E. Williams of Forest Grove, members of the Quinientos club at
to be ^«pressed at the June election?”
progress of the home town because its gave a talk on the good work that the her home Friday afternoon. The af
That Chamberlain's popularity is Minnville. circuit judge for Marion. point.
growth is steady and substantial, but club is accomplishing. There are 80 ' fair proved thoroughly pleasing to the
waning is shown by the vote which Yamhill, Linn, Tillamook and Polk
honest Democrats cast at the Demo- t counties, was here las( Thursday even
— Try Schultz’s ground bone for to one who has been away for any j members in the club at Forest Grove guests and the afternoon passed off
length of time it is easily noticeable.
and meetings are held twice a month. pleasantly. Refreshments were serve#
primary for P. H. D '
your hens. It wnl make them lay.