Vol. I No. 14 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 KNIGHTS OF PYTAIAS ENTERTAIN 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 UP PROGRAMME 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, yesterday 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 Knights entertained during the in getting at the principal busi learned to speak their language Mellinger. 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 city. 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 three children, Frank, Bert and kilowatt thereafter, asking fox- as a very sad blow to the com The first oration was that giv nearly midnight. Excellent Margaret, 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, many 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 Saturday. rite Canon, of Spokane Washing- 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. ard’s oration was entitled, ments by the visitors who en disparity between the figures of “ The New Age” and the sub joyed themselves to the fullest GLADSTONE AND TOBACCO Mr. Corbett at 4 cents per kilo ject was well handled. Mr. 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 leading clothier, is today remov Welch 25 year franchise and 15 Camille Flammarion, 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 known 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. casion being 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, King Edward, 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 Wales, was his guest at Down tion of his audience and makes make the city’ s electrical plant and of the latest design maxing gaseous caudal appendage whose ing street. After dinner the him a pleasing speaker. lirst-class in every respect. John it possible to display to good ad chemical constitution is still little prince desired to smoke, and The last of the orators was Tnorn burgh seconded the motion vantage. Mr. Anderson now known. The comet will pass di- Gladstone, with fine courtesy, Mr. 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, “ No 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, I’ ve public 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 gressiveness. 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 issued 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 rural routes that 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. mail matter. If money is put in also had the part of Multnomah held and therefore anything one of our leading industries and a mail 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 wrapped, 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 and quickly 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 ing will be received with appro last year. S t Helens is bound to have good mean protection of the members, debate between the teams from val by the carriers and will abate but also make it possible to send the two boys’ societies. The water. As the last number on the pro a practice on the part of 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 CHRISTIAN CHURCH standard, ultimately being of Home is where the Heather been hard at work on the ques On account of different ar inestimable benefit to the grow Blooms” . In response to the tion. U I ENCAMPMENT rangements made last Sunday, ers. hearty encore she sang again. It has been several years since the same subjects previously an The Staff and Board of Ad Prof. Orr then announced the the boys of the Academy have 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 .