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About Forest Grove press. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1909-1914 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 3, 1910)
SPECIAL MEETING OF
_ CITY COUNCIL
FOREST G R O V E , O R EG O N , T H U R S D A Y
AGED GASTON PIONEER PASSES AWAY
F E B R U A R Y 3. 1910
DEATH OF ORCELLIS L. DOANE
$ 1.00 Per Y ear
WINS FIBSI PUCE
IN LOCAL CONTEST
At the advanced age of 88
The many friends and acquaint
years, Almoran Hill, at 5.30 a.
ances of Orcellis L. Doane were
shocked to learn of his death at
m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 1910, died
at his home near Gaston, Ore.
an early hour this morning, after
MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION WAS ACTION ON
LOCAL LODGE DOES ITSELF PROUD IN GIVINC a very short illness. Deceased ( GWYNN LE A D S -FIN E ORATIONS AND ENJOY
Deceased was born in Shariton
OUR CITIZENS A ROYAL GOOD TIME
THE PROPOSAL OF CORBETT TO FURNISH County, Missouri in 1822 and in
ABLE MUSICAL NUMBERS MAKE
was born in Genose county, New
CITY WITH ELECTRIC LIGHTS
York, on February 13, 1854, and j
1843, at the oge of 21 years, came
The crowning event in the
to Oregon, making his home
with his parents, removed to j
At a special m eeting.of the near Gaston and has lived there efforts of Delphos Lodge, K. of Wisconsin at the age of 10, com
In accordance with the consti
city council, called by Mayor continually since that time. He P., of this city in connection ing to Oregon in the fall of 1876, tution of the State Oratorical
Peterson last Friday evening, all was married to Sarah Jane Reed with the building of their elegant settling in the eastern part of Association, the local contest
members of that body were in 1841. Mr. Hill spent his new block on Pacific avenue, the state and on December 26, was held last Friday evening,
when the !
present and little time was lost youth among the Indians and came
1880 was married to Miss Laura and the decision of the judges
in getting at the principal busi learned to speak their language
For the past 12 gave Mr. Gwynn first place and
afternoon and evening, our citi
ness of the evening.
fluently. He was prominent in
years the family home lias been Mr. Ward second place. The
zens en masse being invited and
on the Todd ranch, west of this program was an interesting one
Mr. Corbett, representing a Masonic cix'cles and a charter
judging from the large number
Portland concern, appeared be member of Holbrook Lodge,
throughout, and the orations
who attended, very few failed to
Mr. Doane was prominent in were all good.
fore the council with a proposi which will have charge of the
avail themselves of this oppor
lodge circles, being a member of
tion to furnish electricity to the funeral services at Gaston on
Miss Elder opened the program
tunity to inspect the magnificent
Holbrook Lodge A. F. and A. with a beautiful piano number,
city, to be re-distributed to con Sunday. Widely known through
buildings and enjoy the hospi
M. and also of the local lodge of and Mr. Ferrin followed with a
sumers of the municipality, at out the county and very highly
tality of the lodge.
the Woodmen of the World. H e!Voca] soj0 entitled “ The Ban-
the rate of 4 cents per kilowatt |respected; by all who enjoyed
The festivities began early in
leaves a heart broken widow and dolero. ’ ’
for the iirst year and 3 cents per his acquaintance, his death comes
the afternoon and lasted until
children, Frank, Bert and
kilowatt thereafter, asking fox- as a very sad blow to the com
The first oration was that giv
to mourn his untimely en by Alex. C. Robinson. His
t ie use o f the city's machinery munity. Deceased leaves two music and refreshments, as well
death and the P ress joins the subject was “ Builders of the
for 9 months and a ten year sons, Link Hill and F. M. Hill of
as amusement in the club rooms,
sorrowing friends in bear- West, a Eulogy” and was of
franchise. Not being authorized Gaston and four daughters, Mrs.
were at the disposal of the guests
to at once enter into a cantract, H. Cowles, Mrs. Cintha Jenkins,
ing with them
this, their | especial interest to us here as
at all times and several hours of
Mr. Corbett’s proposition was of Yaquina Bay, Ore., Mrs. dancing were indulged in. Be great bereavement. The inter - 1 we are in close touch with the
not considered very seriously. Triphina Money, Walla Walla,
yond a doubt it was the social ment will take place from the early pioneer and know what
Methodist Epispocal church on their work has meant to this
It was not safisfactorily explain Washington, and Mrs. Margue
event of the season and on all
ed to our city dads or interested
part of the country. Mr. Leon
sides were heard laudatory com
citizens why there is so much ton to mourn his death.
ments by the visitors who en
disparity between the figures of
and the sub
joyed themselves to the fullest
GLADSTONE AND TOBACCO
Mr. Corbett at 4 cents per kilo
ANDERSON REMOVES TO K. OF P. BUILDING extent.
watt, and a ten pear franchise
One of the few accomplish- Leonard has a good voice and
John Anderson, Forest Grove’s
and that of the now celebrated
| ments which Gladstone never with a Tittle more practice be
COMET GAS TO ENVELOP EARTH
clothier, is today remov
Welch 25 year franchise and 15
the | acquired was the art of smoking. will be one of our best oratui JT-
ing his stock of gents’ furnish
cents per kilowatt for juice.
His few attempts in this direction Mr. Ward was the next speaker
ings goods from the old stand on French astronomer, says that
After a little discussion pro 1st ave. N., to his elegant new the vaporous tail of Halley’s are reported to have been dismal and his subject was “ A Plea for
failures. Only once was he Ideal Service” . This was a fine
and con, Carl Himr.an moved
store room in the K. of P. build comet will envelop the earth on
to try a cigarette, the oc oration and well given. Mr.
; hat the mayor be instructed to
ing, on Pacific Avenue. All the May 19.
one evening when Ward has an earnestness >n his
mnaJiately o.der by telearan, : fixtures and show cases in the
“ For several hours,” he says,
then Prince of delivery which holds the atten
all the machinery recessary to new location are absolutely new I “ we will be immersed in the
at Down tion of his audience and makes
make the city’ s electrical plant
and of the latest design maxing gaseous caudal appendage whose
the him a pleasing speaker.
lirst-class in every respect. John
it possible to display to good ad chemical constitution is still little
The last of the orators was
Tnorn burgh seconded the motion vantage.
Mr. Anderson now known. The comet will pass di-
Gwynn and he did well a >
and it was unanimously passed.
; has, without a doubt, the largest , rectly between the sun and the
Arrangements were also made stock and best displayed line of world at 2 o’clock in the morning sought to place his guest at ease he always does in oratory. “ The
for the necessary dry fuel to run exclusively gents toggery west of May 19. At that hour the by at least lighting a cigarette. Citizen of the Twentieth Cen
In later years the G. O. M. one tury” was the title of his corny
t.i3 p lait. The machinery was
of Portland and unequalled in Pacific Ocean will be in full day day accused his secretary of
position and wes a plea for ¿1’’
ordered from the east on Satur
any city, the size of Forest Grove light, while in France it will be smelling of the weed,
higher moral standard in the
day morning and is now on the
in the state and is to be congrat night. Little danger may be wonder” , was the reply,
life of the citizen of the
way. It is quite sure that For
ulated in his endeavor and pro expected, however for the tail been half an hour with Sir Will- j present day. The oration was
est Grove will no longer be in
probably will be so rarified as to
lam Harcourt” . “ What! Does well written and his delivery was
darkness after March 1st.
be inoffensive” .
Harcourt smoke?” exclaimed very good and we may well be
FRUIT GROWERS SHOULD 0R6ANIZL
ANNUAL 6RAN6E MEETING
Gladstone. “ You must tell him proud of our representative in
ST. HELENS WATER BONDS BAD
Merely a suggestion, o f course,
The next annual meeting of to be careful always to change the state contest. Mr. Gwynn
St. Helens, like Forest Grcvo, but wouldn’ t it be a good idea the State Grange will be held at his clothes before he comes to has represented Pacific twice be
is having a deal of trouble in for the fruit growers o f the Wil Oregon City in May. Delegates me.’ ’ —Westminister Gazette.
fore in the state contest and has
the matter of disposing their lamette Valley to get together from the different organizations
always done well. He is a senior
water bonds, Morris Brothers, and form a protective association throughout the state will be in
this year and througuout his
MAIL 6ARRIERS REJOICE
the bond brokers, upon the ad similar to those now in operation attendance in goodly numbers.
course has done special work in
The postal department has public speaking. He was leader
vice of their attorneys, having in a number o f localities through The “ Falls City” commercial
orders to the carriers on of the debating team which de-
refused to purchase the bonds, out the state? So far the raising club has taken the matter in
saying that they are illegal. of fruit, as an industry in Wil 1 hand and it goes without saying , ,
, , after the 15th
, . feated Willamette last year and
The point raised is that the lamette, has been merely in an that the visiting grangers will be of the month they will not be j WQn first pIace in fc** the state
election at which it was voted to embryo state, but within the given such a welcome and recep- allowed to take loose money from Prohibition oratorical contest
issue bonds to help build a new past few years, it has grown to 1 tion that they will pleasantly re- j the mail boxes, put there for the and the Inter-state contest for
purpose of paying postage on the Pacific coast Mr. Gwynn
water system, was not properly such proportions as to become member it for a longtime.
matter. If money is put in also had the part of Multnomah
held and therefore anything one of our leading industries and
box, it must be securely in the play “ The Bridge of the
done by the city under that elec must be counted on in the future ACADEMY DEBATE WILL IE Had FEB IS
so that it tan be easily Gods” given by the public speak
tion, would be null and void. A development of this section of
Friday evening, Feb. 25th is
rem’ ved. This rul ing department of the college,
special election may be held, for the state. It would not only the date set for the Academy
with appro last year.
S t Helens is bound to have good mean protection of the members, debate between the teams from
but also make it possible to send the two boys’ societies. The
As the last number on the pro
patrons gram Miss Peterson sang that
out to consumers only the best teams were chosen in the society
grades of fruit and establish a tryouts two weeks ago and have that has long been a nuisance.
beautiful Scotch song, “ My
Home is where the Heather
On account of different ar
. In response to the
rangements made last Sunday,
she sang again.
the same subjects previously an
The Staff and Board of Ad Prof. Orr then announced the
nounced will be treated. In the
ministration of the Department decision of the judges and every
MILTEN8ERSER BUYS CONFECTIONERY
had inter-society debate« but the
morning the “ Two Covenants”
A deal was closed a few days interest taken in them then cer of Oregon G. A. R. met on Jan one rushed to congratulate the
and in the evening “ The Un
ago where Chas. Miller and Art tainly justifies their revival. uary 29th G. A. R. Headquarters winners.
answerable Question of the
Caples disposed o f their confec These debates are excellent prep Libb® b’jildh~, 2nd and Wash
The judges on com pesiteli
Bible” . The evening subject
tionery store in the Abbott & aration for the work in that line ington street, Portland, Oregon. were Rev. P. E. Bauer of Salem;
promises to be one of the most
Son building to James Miltenber- that the students will do in col At that meeting it was decided W. B. Shively and Hon. T. T.
interesting delivered for some
ger, of Hillsboro. We welcome lege and the friendly rivalry be that the encampment in* this Geer of Portiahd. Those on de-
time. A cordial welcome is giv
the new proprietor to our city tween societies gives a zest to year would be held in the city* of Ivery were W. G. Hare o f Hills
en to all who come. We make
and wish him the best of success the work which makes up for Astoria. Oregon on the 21st. 22nd. boro; Prof. Bean and Rev.
you feel at home here.
23rd, and 21th days of June 1910. Thomas.
ip his undertaking.
the time and effort expended.
E. V. S tivers .