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About Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 19, 1908)
BOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.
FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON CO., ORE., THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 19, 1908.
MEET. pears. One Morris chair donated by orange blossoms
Her onlv attendant
DR. PEARSONS MAY COME WHAT GOOD ROADS MEAN.
was Miss Anna Johnson, while Mr.
In Bed When Gun Goes Off— Shot Annual Meeting in Portland December
Gordon Brown, brother of the groom, Chicago Philanthropist who Has Made Enormous Annual Loss to Farmers in
First— List of Premiums.
acted as best man.
Generous Gifts to P. U. to Be Here.
Localities of Bad Roads.
A singular accident occurred in this
The Oregon State Horticultural So
After the ceremony, as the bride as-
President Wm. N Ferrin, of the uni-
There are 2,151,570 miles of public
city Wednesday morning when Oren, ciety and the Northwest Fruit Growers’
cended the stairs,she threw her bouquet versity, was in attendance at the Edu- roads in the United States. Of tb *
the 11-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Association will hold their annual
in the midst of a bevv of young girls cational Congress which was ¡ d session mileage statistics for the year 19(4
Nelson B. LaCourse, shot himself in meeting in Portland, December 1 to S,
beneath. It was caught bv Miss Jen- at Walla Walla early in the week in the show that about 7 per cent, are in -
the ankle while lying in bed.
inclusive. The rules of the Northwest
me Tilbury, who knows better than interests of Whitman College.
Pres proved. During the crop year 1905-
As near as can be learned the lad Fruit Growers’ Association prohibit ,t
any one what that portends.
ident Penrose intends to make Whit- 06, 82,487,000,000 pounds of farm
purchased the weapon from a mail from giving premiums of value at ex
Both the bride and groom formerly man— the Yale of the West. To bring products were hauled over common
order house some time ago but his hibitions held under its direction. The
attended Pacific University but for the about the realization of this conception roads from farms to shipping points.
father intercepted the gun and took it following list of premiums and rules ap
past year Mrs. Brown has been book- there is a mightv task for the head of No figures are included for forest or
ji to the store for safe keeping, but Oren ply therefore to the fruit show of the
keeper in Hoffman & Allen’s store, I that institution.
According to the mine products, or for the general com
r* discovered it again and had evidently Oregon State Horticultural Society,
while the groom for many years has f present plans, buildings and new equip- modities of life that go from city to
placed it under his pillow.
but unless special permission to re
been in Goff Bros, hardware store.
j ment are to be secured at an estima country. It is evident that the slight
Oren sleeps alone and about 6 move is obtained, all fruit entered for
The young couple left yesterday af- j ted cost of $3,000,000. Several build est saving in cost of hauling per ton
o’clock his mother heard a shot but competition in the State Society show
temoon for a short trip and on their re- ings are to be built immediately,
would assume striking proportions
before she rt ached his room he was will be held for exhibition until the
turn will commence housekeeping in 1 It is expected tha. President Ferrin when considered for the entire countty.
down stairs and declared that someone close of the meeting of the Northwest
their newly furnished home.
( will return accompanied by Dr. D. K. Figures show that these great crops
i had raised the window and shot him in Fruit Growers’ Association. This will
Mr. and Mrs. Brown were the recip-! Pearsons, of Chicago, the triend of the traveled in wagons over the countiy
I the foot. Mr. LaCourse made an in be the greatest horticultural event in
ients of many beautiful presents, small college and philanthropist, who roads 208,432,644 miles, merely in
vestigation of the room and found the tiie history of the state, and no fruit
among which was a fine steel range | in years past has been a generous giver being transported from the farm to tl e
: bedding smoking and about to burst growing district in the state can afford
from Goff Bros. The best wishes ol to Pacific University, having contrib- railroad shipping point. Investigatioi s
their many friends attend them in their uted more than $55,000. He has also have established the fact that the avei-
iuto flames and the gun in the comer to neglect the opportunity. Please
made gifts to Beloit College, Wiscon age cost of hauling per ton per mile is
of the room.
read the rules carefully and make no
sin; Pomona College, California; and about 25 cents; on stone roads, dry
Dr. Wendt was called and made an delay in getting ready. The value of
May Mtikle at Marsh Hall.
Whitman at Walla Walla. Dr. Pear and in *pod order, about 8 cents; cn
X-ray examination, but the bullet was the prizes to be awarded approximate
No such trio of artists has been sons comes to see his “ investment” in stone roads in ordinary condition, 12
found in the bed. The boy is getting $600
heard on the concert stage since the Pacific university and in Forest Grove. cents; on earth roads containing ruts
along nicely and will fully recover.
THE FOLLOWING PREMIUMS WILL BE
Kreisler-Gerardy-Hoffman combination. Mrs. Ferrin accompanied Professor and mud, 39 cents; on sandy roai s
INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS.
Of the distinguished violinist herself, Femn on his trip to Walla Walla.
when wet, 33 cents; on sandy roads
No. 1— For best five boxes of ap
All apples and pears must be who gives her name to this trio, every
The rains the forepart of the week pies, not less than three varieties.
when dry, 64 cents.
possible praise has been given—we all
have made the roads muddy again, Cash donated by Hazelwood Cream wrapped except top layer.
A reduction in the cost of haulirg
made a business trip from 25 cents to 12 cents would mean
though they were in better condition Co., $50.
will repeat her former triumphs this to Portland Saturday.
than at any time previous this year.
an average saving of over $250,000,-
No. 2— For best five boxes of Spitz- es of one of the following dimensions,
goes without saying. Mme.
Mrs. Fisk made a business tnp to 000
The diphtheria patients heie are all zenberg apples. Cup donated by
ches. or 104x11^x18 inches, or Powell is worthy of her reputation of Forest Grove Monday.
The figures quoted show that the
recovering from their recent sieges of Portland Hotel, value $50.
people are paying about $1,-
Mr. and Mrs. Broderson went to
No. 3— For best five boxes of Yel
fection in her public performances of Portland again last week.
day as a penalty for their re
Chas. Kessler of this place, has been low Newtown apples. Cup donated by
any living violinist.” She is not a
to get into the good
Chemical Co. through
appointed by the civil service commis Merrimac
Mrs. L. H. Dixon made a business
woman who fiddles, but a fiddler who
sion as rural carrier on Route No. 2.
trip to Forest Grove Friday.
is a woman. Anne Ford, a newcomer
more significal t
He will succeed Frank Herb and be
Merle Maury visited friends in North
to this country, has the rare gift of dis
when it is remembered that it is a loss
No. 4— For best six boxes apples, and form, 33 J for pack and uniformity,
gan his duties November 16.
Yamhill Saturday and Sunday.
and 33j for freedom from blemishes. cretion and sympathy as an ensemble
which comes direct from the pockets
Everybody out here is about done not less than four varieties. Sterling
Miss Blanche Challacombe is visit of the farmers. The railroads do not
player and accompanist that appears on
farming as the weather has been fine. silver, gold lined cup, bearing engrav
the musical horizon once in a gener ing her sister, Mrs. J. W. Hughes.
pay any particular attention to the con
ing of an apple, donated by Pacific entry for the same premium.
Charles Kessler is using one of his
She comes fresh from a bril
Lizzie Briggs and Jessie Stephens dition of the county roads. They tal e
Paper Co., value $40.
father's horses on his new mail route
liant London season, where she played were Forest Grove visitors Saturday.
the wheat, corn and other farm pn -
No. 5— For best five boxes apples petrtive exhibits until after the judging
until he finds one suitable for the work
for the world’s greatest artists
at the railway station and tie
grown In Willamette Valley. Mer
The Banks band will not give any
Josephine were Forest Grove visitors producer gets the value, or mark t
chandise, donated by Portland Seed ' by the growers thereof.
more dances, for a while at least, be
All fruit winning a premium will be
price, of the shipment. If the farir'.it
Co., value $25.
cause of the cases of crntagious dis
Mrs. Wm. Burchell of Portland, is of the nation are paying $1,000,000 a
No. 6—For best three boxes of;
eases which have occurred in the
visiting her mother, Mrs. Geo. Buck day more than they should in the cost
Baldwin apples. Cup donated by Bet- I premium.
of carrying their products to the ship
ing! am of this place.
ter Fruit Publishing Co., value $25.
No 7— For best box of Spitzenberg '
Mr. J. Anderson arrived last week ping point, it requires no expert to
Fred Wilson has been sick with tor- apples, 96s or larger. Cup donated from secretary of society.
from Alliance, Neb., and will make his show that if they had good roads ,hty
would be receiving $1,000,000 a diy
by Butterfield Bros., value $20.
home on his place near Dilley.
more for their products than they are
Parker Bros., (hop m en,) are build
No. 8— For best three boxes of j
The Ladies Aid Society met at Mrs.
Intending competitors are requested
now receiving, or about $3 a year (cr
ing a residence.
Northern Spy apples. Cup donated by
Pollock’s last Wednesday and had a
to notify W. E. Williamson, care Port
every man, woman and child in the
Mr. and Nrs. Chapman and family J K. Gill Co., value $20.
fine dinner and all spent a nice day.
Every cent saved in the cist
No 9— For best box of Spitzenberg
and Lucy Jacobs were guests at Mrs.
Wm. Wilkes took his little daughter of transportation is a cent added to tie
apples smaller than 96s. Cup donated
E. J. Ayers Sunday.
Fay down to the doctor Saturday. Fay price the farmer receives for his pro
they intend to exhibit.
« Wm. Crowther has keen staying in by Lipman. Wolfe & Co , value $20
has been having severe trouble with ducts. The addition of $450,000,000
In making entries, growers should
No. 10— For best box of Yellow
| forest Grove with his mother who is
her eyes lately.
quote the number of premium entered
a year to the income of the American
Njwtown apples, 88s or larger. Cup
Report of the 4th 5th and 6th grades farmers would mean a great strength
for, as shown in above premium list.
Our sdhool has been closed for three donated by A. & C. Feldenheimer,
All fruit must be in place in exhi Mukle, the ’cellist, came to America show: The following pupils were nei ening of the purchasing power of the
weeks so as to prevent, if possible, the value $20.
bition hall by 6 p. m, Monday, only last January on the invitation of ther absent nor tardy during the month agricultural class and a marked increase
No. 11— For best three boxes of
spread of smallpox in the neighcorhood
November 30. Hall will be open to Mme. Powell and created a veritable beginning Oct. 5th and ending Oct. of agricultural assets. In addition to
Ben Davis and Baldwin apples grown
The two persons who were sick with
exhibitors after 9 a. m. of that day, but sensation wherever she played. This 30; Grant Alexander, Andrew Broder this direct gain, the good road adds a
the disease several wweks ago have re iu the Willamette Valley. Cup do will not open to general public until 2 will be heard in recital at Marsh Hall, son, Elmer Davis, Mariene Feour, Ha value to every sere of farm land in the
nated by Mason, Ehrman & Co., value
covered and up to date there has been
p. m. Tuesday, December 1. unless Tuesday, Nov. 24, and one of the zel Groves, Harley Groves, Clarence nation, a growth in value that would
no new cases so the school board think • 20 .
the judging shall be completed before most delightful treats music lovers have Hardebeck, Harold Hiatt, Janette Ir- much more than cover the cost of es-
No. 12— For best box of Arkansas
is safe to open school again soon.
vin, Donald Lamb, Mary Linegar, Har- ^ tablishing and maintaining good roads,
ever had awaits them.
Black apples. Cup donated by Meier
old Pegg, Hazel Pegg, Esther Peter- ’ No farmer can lose on any investment
Address all communications to
& Frank Co., value $20.
Wedding Bells Ring
sen, Carl Rodolf, Lelah Stuart, Freda he may make in improving the high-
w E. W il l ia m s o n ,
No. 13—For best box of Yellow
Robert De Schazer, Lois Tup- ways.
At the Adams home in Hillsboro, Newtown apples smaller than 88s but i Chairman Exhibits Committee, care
The tradition is, that Tartini had a
Carrie E. Fitch, i
Wm. T. Phillips and Miss Lillie W. not smaller than 128s. One Hardie Portland Hotel, Portland, Oregon.
vivid dream in which His Satanic
I this week in the absence of Miss Grew.
Amatcher were united in marriage at barrel sprayer or other merchandise
Majesty appeared with violin in hand Teacher.
Report of 1st. 2nd and 3rd grade of
Several of the boys were excused
->'e noon hour, Sunday, Nov. 8, by donated by the Hardie Mfg. Co., value
and played an enormously difficult
been at his pranks again. composition in which innumerable the Dilley school shows: No. days l**1 Friday at 2:30 p m. to attend the
fcev. Arthur F. Folsom of Forest Grove,
He has fired anotner shaft, and his ai- trills occurred. The lingers of the ap presence, 719; absence, 10; times tar- football game at the University.
in the presence of a few guests and
No. 14— For best box of Baldwin row landed in -the hearts of two of For
Darnion were so long and trilled so be : dy, 0; No. of pupils neither absent nor
The lower grades were dismissed
apples. One Acme harrow or one
The wedding was a quiet one and spray pump donated by Mitchell, est Grov#s most popular young people wilderingly through such a maze of tardy, 27} those on “ Roll of Honor," last Wednesday at 2 p. m. that the
Edna Hamilton and Clifford Brown. difficulties that Tartini awoke in a James Groves, Mae Fisk, Clara Martin, teacher might attend the funeral of
•her the ceremony the young^people j ^
rather lengthy, interesting court- state of bewildered astonishment. As Wi.lie Vannoy, Roland Alexander, I Mrs. Greer,
left on an honeymoon trip to Portland
No. 15—For best box Northern Spy
resulted in their mar- s00n as
tnln(j cleared he arose and Henry Peterson. Ernest Wolf, Hiram
The public school, of Forest Grove
•nd other points. They have returned apples. One goldenwood
Hillsboro will meet in a game of
to make their home on the farm near chair donated by Tull & Gibbs, value
ents. It was a most beautiful wed note, all that he had heard, so deep an John Simpson, Everett Russel, Fav football on the P. U grounds ne»t
^the county seat.
ding! The parlors were daintily decor
No. 16— For best box of Ortley ap ated with Oregon grape, maiden hair impression had the music made upon Martin, Wava Gillespie, Wilbur Lamb, Saturday afternoon,
Falling Tree Kills Horse.
Ralph Hiatt, Paul Heisler, Olivetti
The advanced class in the mannal
ples. Cup donated by Blake, McFall fern, many beautiful plants and cut him.
Word reached here Tuesday that
department is making a bonk-
St Co., value $15.
flowers. Slowly to the sweet familiar ( Variations).
IS idi O. Hoguen, a Sherwood rural
the achool. It promises to be
No. 17— For best box of Red Cheek
mail carrier, while passing through a apples. Cup donated by Russellville strains of Lohengrin’s wedding march,
3. Arensky (from trio) Scherzo, Simpson, Thelma Pegg, Helen Rodolf, a nice piece of work and the hoys nre
played by Miss Jennie Tilbury of Me- Roroance
Frankie Broderson and Roy Pryor. enjoying it.
*P of timber on the Malloy farm, four
Nursery Co., value $15.
Minnville, the bridal party entered and
4. Schubert, Sauret — Serenade, Mrs. Dixon, Teacher.
miles east of Sherwood, a large tree i
. No. 18— For best box of Winter were met. Den '*tb a huge arch of Ore
The teachers of the public schools
J^uch some Japanese were falling on
robe d o tte d
Forest Grove had a meeting at the
gon grape «nd < lover’s knot of white
5. Schuett, Davidoff — Elegie, Am
PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTES.
nght-of-way of the Oregon Electric ^ Stadeb, k„ B m ^
, , lue , 1S.
schoolhouse Monday evening at 7:30
*«hoad suddenly fell without warning
N q lp_ PoT ^ ^
Six new pupils this week.
; for the purpose of studying clastica,
formed thr —remonv, using the beau
6. Wiemawski—Russian Aiis.
1CIM' the r0Bd’ klllin« hi* h jn e “ d pears. Cup donated by David M. tiful ring se ce.
Several pupils are absent this week i The first lesson was "T he Vision
on i of ¿hr
7. Schuett—Two Waltzes (Fairy
‘mashing hit mail aragon. Mr. Ho- Dunne Co., value $15.
beautiful blonde, and
r3en saved his life by jumping out of
No. 20— For best box Comice pears.
of the rig over the seat in the rear, sus- Cup donated by Schmidt Lithograph Foiest Grove’s, nest loved little ladv,
er persons who care to read some of
—You trill find a full line of The house was emptied in 47 seconds.
was attractive in a beautiful dress of
the classics are cordiallay invited to
mining but slight injuries about the Co., value $15.
Groceries at M .
Mrs. Fuqua is teaching in grade 2 join the elms.
‘mm from the li mbs of the tree.
| No. 21— For best box D’Anjou
William Gadsby & Sons, value $15.
No. 22— For best box Ben Davis
apples. Cup donated by J. B. Pilk-
ington, value $10.
No. 23—For best display of dried
fruits in quart glass jars, not less than
three kinds of fruit. Cup donated by
J. J. Butzer, value $10.
No. 24— For best display Oregon-
grown unbleached English (Persian)
walnuts, not less than 10 pounds.
Cup donated by Oregon Nursery Co ,
No. 25— For best ten glass jars of
canned fruit, to include at least four
kinds of fruit, open only to the wives
or daughters of growers. One Fair
banks No. 6 Weigh platiorm and
scoop scale donated by Fairbanks,
Morse & Co., value $15.
No 26—For best two quart glass
jar of dried Italian unprocessed prunes.
Cup donated by Oregon Agriculturist,
No. 27— For best box Jonathan ap
pies. Cup donated by Chas. H. Lil-
ley Co., value $10.
Each prize winner will receive two
one-quart cans of Avenarius Carbolin-
eum donated by Fisher, Thorsen Co.