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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1908)
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A. E. NOURSE................... MANAGER
J. F. W o o d s ............................ editor
THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1908
Get out the vote and the re
sults will be gratifying.
You can’t maintain the pri
mary law by voting for those
who ignored it.
resu^ favorable to his party and
will mark his ballot for United
The non-partisan game has
been worked to the limit in Or
egon and the majority party has
had enough of it. It is a fine
game for Democrats, but a
mighty poor one for Republi
cans.— Dallas Observer.
difference between the stand of Mr.
Chamberlain and Mr. Cake.
For Stock Running at Large
By M. H. Parker—G reenville, Oregon
The farmers and cattlemen stand up
and take nutice— The aristocratic, rich
barons are after your cows and other
stock running at large anywhere in
Washington county. Why? Because
they want the roads for their automo
Guilded Carriages” and
force you to pay them for pasturage or
“Let the people rule,” is the force you out of business. They do
heading of a circular letter sent not want your cows to pasture down
out in this county by the so- the commons of thousands of tons of
hay, clover and grass that grow there,
called Independents who are along the roads in cool shady lanes or
seeking the suffrages of the re- on the hills and mountains. They
publican party, and at this, a want these thousands of tons of feed to
time when party loyalty- never ' rot anl^ K° to waste. They want to
meant so much. “ We have I 1 force you out of business. You pay
the rich man S I.00 per head pasturage
been nominated at a ‘mass’ con- j or sell off. Pastures are scarce, and
vention,” runs the epistle How I almost impossible to get, in places
odious this must be to the nos What will the poor people do? Starve
trils of true blue republicans or and g0 out
business? Sure! They
democrats, for a handful of dis- 1 dave n° r' g^ts wh>ch a r>ch man must
¿ q •
» l ..'r e s p e c t. You keep your stock cooped
The whole ticket is made up gruntlers, 68 in number, to hold up and buy fecdFof the rich. K^ep
of good, honest republicans and a mass convention and scour 1 your cows out of the way of scorchers,
the COUftty for those who were automobiles and ‘‘Gilded Carriages.”
it should be elected.
dissatisfied with their party and 11,e cows that y'e*d thousands of tons
Put your mark before the who were willing to defy the oimlik f ery year for the dairy- cream'
name of Cake and you will have primary law— and who did ig- “ b!ack eye” and go out of business,
nore the hrst provisions which and their owners lose the cash they
done your duty to your party.
give the people the right to rule, get monthly. No one dares, publicly,
Would you send Roosevelt a “We belong to the plain peo- t0 advocate this law no sir! No can-
further states this letter, i d‘dat^ ’ 1n0 ° ne ? nly the "cow-hater,”
bunch of roses, or a crown of pie,”
bloated land owner
thorns? Vote the ticket straight. .ru e they are plain people, j crats,-> “ autocracy,” "the Nobility!”
They were plain enough in Many poor families live off a few cows
The plain duty of the repub their refusal to give you a that run at large. They pay their
licans of this state and county chance to help make their ticket, taxes, interest on mortgages, and
No one discredits
sch°0' ‘h*ir <:hlIdreln
is to elect the ticket they nomi ikT
UT _ «
| — but the
cow-hater would force
No one can.
Let the people them to the wall, drive them out of
I he people have ruled, business and take away their means of
Vote for Dr. Hines for repre They have gone into a great 1 living.
3n ^ e hills and mountains of WashJ
sentative; he is the regular re c o n v e n tio n — n o t a “ m a ss c o k n y - ingion
county there are thousands of
publican nominee and will help
- cattle and other stock running at large
the people, and for the peopl
us maintain the law.
on the commons, which will be closed
and there chose their ticket. up if this diabolical law carries. There
Every member of the regular And the people will rule again. they make their living. If forced to
enclose them it would be impossible
republican legislative ticket in
to comply. Fully one half of Wash
this county is pledged to the
Make It Unanimous.
ington county is not fenced and one
party’s choice for United States
Just now there appears to be little half of the stock runs at large.
senator. H. M. Cake is the doubt but that it is Senator Cake of W hat harm do they do ? None.
party’s choice and the gallant Oregon. Once the campaign started Not to any living thing or person, no
champion of Statement No. it was speedily seen that the oft-boast | sir! Running at large is a positive
| benefit to the county roads and com
One. A vote for the legislative ed personal popularity of George the mons. There are thousands of acres
Governor was not so almighty stout as
ticket is a vote for Cake and it once was. Various things that some ot rich land along the sides of the
Statement No. One. Don’t be folks have known about our chief ex j county roads that produce thousands of
ecutive have come to light, and a lot tons of feed, clover, grasses, weeds,
fooled on this.
of folks are today doubtful if George etc-. and the cows mow it down and
keep the roadsides clean and clear
such a whale of a man after all.
Mr. Chamberlain will find that was The
nearer Oregon makes it unani of its rank growth. Such a law would
running for Governor and run mous for Cake the better for Oregon. curtail the output of milk and its pro
ning for United States Senator There are a few places where party ducts and be a loss of thousands of dol
are two entirely different propo politics still count; they don’t usually lars to the dairies, creameries and con
sitions. Republicans who some in city, county and district affairs; but densers, besides the loss to the farmers
and stock raisers. Who can offer any
times scratch their tickets for they do in national affairs, especially clean, clear, honest truthful reason for
in the upper house of Congress, where
state and county officers will the majority party gets what it wants j compelling the farmer to keep his
scorn the idea of voting against and the minority sits tight and waits. ’• stock closed up? The farmer owns
their party for a high office like Oregon wants a lot of things from ^ne half the road adjacent his land
has a ‘‘moral God given right” to
that of Senator. If there ever is Congress; it can never get them and
the pasture and feed grown thereon,
a time when party means any
Between the men personally the so the court has frequently decided
thing to a citizen, it is a time issue is not drawn; it is not a personal and no law can keep him from pastur
like this, when a great National campaign; if it were Mr. Cake would ing his one half
The poor farmer is the ‘‘carrier of
campaign is on and the eyes of not be on the defensive.
It is also remembered that Mr. wood and hewer of stone” for the rich.
the whole country are turned
They now want him to pay all the
toward Oregon in anticipation Cake was one of the Republicans who taxes on land only, pay everything and
had the nerve to stand on a Statement
of a favorable verdict for the No. 1 platform when it looked as keep his mouth shut, but his purse
Administration and for Repub- though that meant defeat; he stood for open, pay road taxes but keep his cows
lican principles. Deny it as the popular election of the United up. Work, work, late and early—
our Democratic friends may, the States Senator whether it profited him ‘‘No stock at large” — Furnish free
of way to raihoad and electric
result of the June election in or not: Chamberlain has stood for it right
because it was his sole chance of ever lines— Force him to “ eat and drink
Oregon will have its influence landing the place.
water?” — Stay at home Sunday and
on the National election in N o -
T be vast difference between being read “ Single Tax theories” —and
vember, and every loyal R e - good because you hope it will pay, and finally pass a law to forbid him going
publican will desire to see this because it is right, represents the on the roads himself— Defy him tobac
co, whiskey and beer— pass sumptuary
laws— stop Sunday amusements—and
close everything and all move out of
the county— cows and all. Anyone
| who would vote to prevent stock run
ning at large would commit an un
has a fine line of
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| tery Monday.
She was the daughter of James and
Katheryne Armstrong and was bom at
Mansfield, Ohio July 4, 1838.
She moved with her family in 1840
to Pecatonica, 111., and in 1860 was
; married to John Elliott who enlisted in
j the Illinois cavalry volunteers in ‘61
| and died of typhoid fever at Farming-
ton, Miss, in ‘62.
Mrs. Elliott m arred Enoch Higby in
, 1865 and in 1867 they moved to Wi-
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i ty where Mr. Higby died in 1872. |
Mrs. Higby lived on the farm with her
four children until 1876 when she j
moved into the town of York where j
she lived until coming to Forest Grove
two years ago.
She had been a faithful and consist
ent member of the Congregational
church for 25 years. Quiet and unas
suming she was always ready and wil
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children: Estelle M. Elliott. O. S. Hig
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