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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 12, 1908)
Th* FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Forests Grove, Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Miller, great!
friends of W. H. Greer and family, I
came from Moscow, Idaho, to be with
Mrs. Greer at the close of her life. ^
They left this morning for Portland,. . .
had by giving
where they will stay a few days before
an order for
HAVE YOU SE E N IT?
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS
$ 3 5 ,0 0 0
The Oldest National Bank in
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pitals and sanatoriums in the East, is
now prepared to give the best 'torre
treatment for tuberculosis. Office in
Jubilee Singers Tuesday night.
the Templeton Block, Forest Grove,
The Jubilee Singers are guaranteed Oregon.
An open meeting of the Woman’s
Mrs. J. Wirtz spent Saturday in Club will be held at the Congrega
tional church parlors next Monday
Harry Giltner, of Portland, visited evening at 8 p. m. A program of mu
here over Sunday.
sic will be rendered.
Carl Hinman was in Portland several
The Ladies Working Society of the
days of last week.
Congregational Church met with Mrs.
* Mrs. J. A Wirtz spent the day in Chas. Roe Wednesday afternoon. R t-
freshments were served and a very
Stephen Morgan was in Portland pleasant afternoon was spent.
Monday on business.
—You will find a full line of The
Choicest Groceries at M. Turners.
W. B. Haines, of the Forest Grove
■Rational bank, was in Portland Sunday
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Christian church will have a sale of pie s
and cakes and other eatables at La
Course’s store on Saturday, Nov. 14.
The patronage of the public is solicited.
John R. Stevenson, of Portland,
spent Sunday with his parents in the 1 ^he P i c t u r e s
Watt district. Mr. Stevenson who at themselves
one time was political editor of the make most ac
Portland Evening Telegram, is now ceptable
Prettily yet inex
associated with Johm F. Logan in the
practice of the law.
they will be de
Miss Minnie Martin has resigned lightful.
from her position as central for the In takes time to make
dependent Telephone Co., where she good photographs.
has been employed for three years past. The earlier you
She remains in the office as bookkeep
come and sit the
Miss Jennie Jackson will take
better it will be.
Miss Martin’s place as central.
Prosperity has been rife in all parts of Bryant’s
Oregon, and all the election had to do
with it one way or the other was to
give some men an excuse to wait.
Now that even that is useless people Portland papers, purchased a consider
are closing great contracts, and build able amount of stock in the Abstract
ing activity will be more marked than Title Insurance, Loan and Trust Com
at any time in the history of the state. pany and is to take an active manage
ment of the affairs of the new corpora
Crowds are meeting the farming
tion He will continue at the head of
demonstration train at every station.
t ie bank which he originally formed
Through the co-operation of the Ore
! Mr Adams before his removal to Van
gon Agricultural College and railroad
couver conducted the Cornelius ban' .
interests which have made this possi
That the public schools of this city
ble, lots of good is being done towards
the encouragement of diversified and are
more work is being done than evrr
before, is evidenced by the figures of
Rollie W. Watson, formerly editor
expenditures for the past three years
of the Tillamook Herald, automobilist,
which are herewith given: For the
booster and general “ good fellow,” is
ye»r closing June, 1906 the total dis
now engaged in the real estate busi
ness in Tillamook City.
During the bursements were $5,255.87; of this
sum, S3 915 was spent for teaching.
summer he ran an automobile stage
For the year closing June, 1907, total
between McMinnville and Tillamook,
disbursements $6,554.23, lor teaching,
making the journey in one day.
$4.410. For the year closing June.
Two of the greatest displays of ap
| 1908, total disbursements, $7,302.40;
ples ever made in the Pacific North
for teaching $5,593.24. The balance
west are attractions for early in Decem
on hand June 15, 1908, $4,241.26.
ber. One will commence at Portland
The Woman’s Christian Temperance
December 1st and continue for three
days, when Spokane will take the cen Union held an interesting and profita
ter of the stage in this same character ble meeting at the home of Mrs. L. L.
of entertainment from December 7th to Hollinger last Friday afternoon. A re
port of the state convention, which was
1 held in Portland in October, was given
John F. Lee who lives seven miles
bv Mrs. Roberts and Mrs. S. G. Morgan.
from Banks on Route 2, was in Fo-est
M s. Abiaham and Mrs. Bishop read
Grove Monday attending to business
sim eof the recommendations of the
matters. He said that the Me Farland
state president regarding the work of
Bros, were at work building a new saw
the coming year. Misses Goldie Pe-
mill, two miles southeast of Buxton.
t -rson and Helen Bishop rendered a
The new mill is to have a capacity of
vocal duet which was greatly appre
25,000 feet per day and will be ready i
ciated by the ladies. After the busi
to run about the first of the new year.
ness was transacted Mrs. Hollinger
Vital Statistics for Washington Coun served dainty refreshments.
ty as reported during October, 1908:
Return on marriages, 9. Contagious
diseases: Smallpox, 10 cases; Diph
Pupils are still coming in.
theria, 3 cases; Scarlet fever, 1 case;
Several pupils have been absent this
Typhoid fever, 3 cases. Births, males
week on account of sickness.
10, females 12; total, 22. Deaths,
Mrs. Fuqua is teaching in room 2
males 7, females 4; total, 11. W. D
week in the absence of Miss
Wood, County Health Officer.
Mrs. Bryant, of Robertville, Wash.,
The high school has now reached an
who has been the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Archie Bryant and of her mother, enrollment of 43. There are 34 tak
Mrs. N J. Walker returned Monday ing bookkeeping.
Rev. Mr. Barber occupied the pul
R. M. Dooly, of the First National
Bank, was in Portland Sunday to visit pit of the Congregational church last
Sunday. At the close of the morning
j discourse, Mrs. Barber rendered a solo
Hugh Sparks is booked for a lec
the message of the
ture at the state normal school at
Mrs. S. N. Short and children, of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hinman were
Gales Creek, and Mrs. Robert Mc
among the Forest Grove visitors in
Cracken of this city, spent several days
in Portland last week and visited Mrs.
Miss Minnie Myers spent several
Short’s brother and other friends at
days in Portland the fore part of the Fairview, Ore.
week visiting relatives.
The public school has succeeded ui
Miss Laurena Belknap of Hillsboro contracting with the Watkins Tenues-
was the guest of Miss Elsie Nariap see j uüijee Singers’' for next Tuesday
Friday and Saturday of last week.
night, Nov. 17 Their troupe is guar
Oscar Loomis has returned from an anteed to be one of the very best on
extended stay near Bickleton, Wash , the road. Don’t fail to be present.
wh ere he was employed on a ranch
Invitations are out for the wedding
If you miss the Jubilee Singers of Miss Edna Hamilton to Clifford C.
Tuesday night, November 17, vou Brown to occur next Wednesday after
miss one of the best numbers of the noon at two o’clock at the home of
Mrs. H. H. Hamilton. Both of the
Col. Haynes left last Friday for Cal- people are well and favorably known in
ifornia to join his family and expects this city.
to be absent from Forest Grove for a i Mrs. James Sewell Jr. received a
I deep cut on the bridge of the nose
Andrew Roster of Buxton, was in ! yesterday from a large porcelain dish
town Wednesday. He reports Buxton which fell from a high shelf in the kit
on the move and says the fair last chen. Dr. F. A. Bailey was called
and stitched up the wound.—Hills
week was a success.
Clark & Dixon, the housemovers,
The Order of the Eas.ern Star held
^ have been engaged at Beaverton this
a meeting in Masonic Hall Tuesday
•week moving some houses for the
evening. The Grand V\orthy Matron
Oregon Electric Company.
and Gsand Worthy Patron were present to her home in Washington. She was
Mrs. A. E. Nourse and sister Mrs. and a very enjoyable evening was I accompanied by her grand-daughter,
Eva Derby will leave Starudav, for passed. A Banquet was given at close little Flossie Bryant. After a brief vis-
| it with relatives in Portland, M r.
Anoka, Minn., to visit with relatives of meeting.
and friends for a couple months.
Goldendale, Washington, has given
will continue her journey horn,
During the last few days that the I all the committees of the Pacific Coast
avoids Ihc danger of being scalded.
Alleviates \the unpleasantness of washing)«
Costs no more Ihan the old style.
ON ROCtlESTEI^ WISH BOILERS ONLY
Come in and let us explain
them to you.
See o u r B a rg a in C o u n te r
For the next 30 days we will close out our odd lines of
Graniteware at actual cost, this will give you a chance to
stock up on cooking utensils at a great bargain.
Carload KEYSTONE fencing has
u u u jjaaa-ü J
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
We have a largs stock t»o select from
this fall and invite you to call and in
spect onr goods.
SHOES, DRY GOODS
The seventh grade has 52 pupils
and only 48 desks in the room and no
place for more desks.
Fire drill is a splendid thing but
there is much more danger in our
school from the crowded condition of
fail to report such cases, they are also
colonist rates were effective more than a record in raising money for advertis-
Wm. D. Ferguson, who will have the rooms and improper ventilation
subjected to a fine. Especial attention
twelve hundred people came to Oregon ing purposes, by giving $2.00 for every charge of the new department of Bible
is called to the fact that attendance j
Some parents have an idea that pu
on one-way tickets to make this state man, woman and child within the city study at Pacific University, has arrived
must be the entire term and regular j
! limits, or a total of $3500, and this in Forest Grove to take up his work pils may attend school only a part of
their permanent home.
came in at the rate of $125 a minute. | For a number of years he has been en- the term or may be kept out to work,
Imported and Domestic Patterns
—Dr. J. S. Bishop, who has lately re
Subscribe for The News, $1 50 year
gaged in religious work and biblical | or for trivial excuses, but the school
turned from a course of study in hos-
study. He is a graduate of Oberlin law of Oregon provides that all pupils
l ) U . H . M . W E M ) I"
College, holding an A B. and a D B. from the ages of 9 to 14 years must
P h y sic Ion & S u r g e o n
You are cordially invited to call
from that institution.
He did post attend school the entire term and from
graduate work at Columbia University 14 to 16 years of age must attend un
and inspect our stock
FOREST GROVE, OREGON
CONSULTATION IN GERMAN OR ENGLISH
and was granted the degree of Doctor less they have permanent employment.
C O M PA R A TIV E ST A TEM EN T OF DEPOSITS
SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO SUR
The attendance must be regular and GERY AND ELECTRICAL TREATMENTS
Mar. 22. 1907
A very enjoyable and pleasant event no excuse is allowed by law except Office in Forest Grove Nat l Bank Bldq.
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occurred at John Sherwood’s home on I physical disability or distance or other
— Dr. E. H. Brown, Physician and
May 20, 1907
Nov. 4 th, that day being his 64th birth-j school work
The penalty for not Ho'el; m '.toutfw o w^eks^TDr' D. 'vJ Surgeon. X-Ray and all electrical ap
day. Many of his friends gathered to complying with the law is a fine of Ward’s office. Calls answered day or pliances in office. Calls answered
gether to enjoy a bountiful dinner pre 1 15 00 to $25.00, and should a teacher night. Both Phones,
August 22, (907
night or day.
pared in honor of the occasion.
$ 130 . 722.92
received many useful gifts.
December 3, 1907
present were Mr. and Mrs. J. Swift,
Mr. and C. Carr, Mrs. Hawkins, Mr.
and Mrs John Cline, Mrs. Long, Grand
February 14, 1908
ma Scheese. Miss Belle Hawkins and
185 3 2 4 .0 9
Mr. Henry Hawkins.
M A Y 14, 1908
Thos. H. Adams who for a number
of yean resided in Forest Grove and
was engaged in the mercantile busi
J U L Y 15, 1908
ness but who removed to Vancouver,
Wash., to enter in the banking busi
ness, has recently become interested
In c o rn o r n tu d /
.Septem ber 23, 1908
in a newly organized abstract, title and
lo a n company.
Mr. Adams is pres
B o th T e le p h o n e s
F o re s t d r o v e , O re g o n
ident of the Citizens National Bank of
1 Vancouver and has, according to the
V. S. A B R A H A M
The Corner Store
FOREST GROVE NATIONAL BANK
Miss Marie Spiesheart
Election is over and you can now rest assured that
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Washington County Real Estate is perfectly safe
and then some.
OREGON LAND AND TRADING COMPANY