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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY MARCH 10. 1910
ment to the laboring class” , re
Beard of Trade Elects
New Officers sulted in victory for the affirma
Regular Council Meeting.
the pupils standing were 10 to 5
in favor of Fir Grove, Banks
won over them by the close mar
gin of 1. Banks and Fir Grove
pupils will spell again next Arbor
day at the schoolhouse of the
former. Visitors are cordially in
Rev. Stuart, of the Methodist
church, preached at the F ir
Grove church Sunday.
Fern Smith opened school at
Green Mountain last Monday.
Miss Smith is an efficient music
teacher, and although this is her
first school her ability as an in
structress will insure her success.
Elmer Hopkins and Florence
Eberly were joined in marriage
Saturday, March 5. All th e
happiness possible is wished the
High School Entertainment
Most Artistic Success
The City Council met at the
usual place Tuesday evening.
The entertainment given by
The annual meeting of the
Chas. Peterson retnrned from
E. W. Haines was present and
the pupils of the Forest Grove
Forest Grove Board of Trade Eugene, last week where he has asked for a franchise to run his
High School last Saturday eve
v a s held last Friday evening in been visiting his father, who is electric light wares through the
was a pronounced success
the assembly hall in the rear of quite sick.
city. The m atter was referred
artistic standpoint, but
the free reading room. Reports
T. B. Perkins, James Cummins, to the Committee on Streets and
of various committees were re Ambrose Smidlin and John Bell- Public Property.
ceived and the following Board ish were in Hillsboro Thursday
It was ordered by the Council
of Direc tors elected for the en on business.
that side walks be constructed
suing year: G. S. Allen, V. S.
on south side of block 12 Curtis
Abraham, E. W. Haines, W. N.
Addition, and on north side of
demonstrated the amount of care
Ferrin, Willis Goff, Victor Lim foreman Burghind of P. R. & N. 1st North Ave. between B and C
by Prof. Gardner and
ber, A. G. Hoffman, W. H. Hollis,
in the training of
and Edw. Seymour. The Board
A committee was appointed to
in t u n elected Pi es. W. N. Fer Calvin Blair, head bookkeeper secure more suitable and more
Every number was well ren
rin, of Pacific University, to fill for Sweeney Construction Co. comfortable quarters for the fu
dered and the several choruses
the executive chair, A. G. Hoff at the front, was a visitor in ture meetings of the Council.
showed careful coaching. Anna
man, vice-president; G. S. Allen, Buxton Saturday.
The following is the report of
Laura Goodman, in her rendition
Secy., and E. W. Haines, treas Wm. Bagley, Sr., was up from the financial condition of the
of ‘‘Marguerite” , displayed a
Bagley’s switch Saturday look City on March 1st as made by
i !U!.Pair, af:*hey T l
I well modulated and very sweet
Several matters of import to ing over his timber, which is | City Treasurer E. B. Sappington: y0!
certain sea of life. The groom voice. Leata Newton delivered
the citizens of Forest Grove were being logged off by the Hillsboro j General'Fund
$1673.52 is in the Livery Stable business
“ The Face on *he Floor” with
discussed at this meeting of the Lumber Co.
Library Fund -
expression and dra
board, and it is evident from the
The boys formerly in the em Building Fund
2224.34 A rousing debate was had by
enthusiasm displayed by those ploy of the defunct Buxton Lum Water Fund
6022.57 the Fir Grove Debating society matic instinct.
present, that everything will be ber Co. were made happy last
In payment of February bills, Friday, February 25. Question
done toward advancing the int week by checks for labor per- w arrants for $920.37 were drawn
was: “ Resolved that we should Sextette and Male Quartette,
erest of the city. The matter of formed last summer.
against the general fund, for a d o p t National prohibition” .
both in double numbers, sang to
the United Railway coming to Albert Watson and Marsh, $70.00, against the library fund,
Negative won over the affirma repeated encores, and Miss Tay
Forest Grove was taken up and capitalists of Forest Grove, were for $392.86 against the water
tive 2 to 1. Question for next lor and Mr. Gardner in the cel
a determined effort will be made in Buxton and vicinity last week fund.
Friday, March 11, is: “ Resolved ebrated “ A. B. C.” duet, made
to secure the cooperation of all looking over good real estate
Unions do more harm than a decided hit. The evening’s
land owners through whose and took options on everything Chicken Ordinances invalid.
offering was brought to a close
property the survey has been run, i.i sight.
A fter a careful review of the
with atopical song “ Bill of Fare”
in-so-far as securing permanent
authorities, and of the statutes
Fire Department Meeting. rendered by a double quartette,
right-of-way at nominal dam
Meeting of tiie Grange
of the state governing matters
The Forest Grove Volunteer an(j it was neCessary to repeat
ages is concerned, as that seems
One of the most interesting of this nature- the City Council Fire Department met in regular t hjs number twice before the
to be the main contention upon and profitable meetings of Gale Committee, to whom the pro-
the part of the United officials, Granve of recent date occurred Posed ordinance restricting ‘ the * session, Wednesday night, at the audience were satisfied.
Council Room. 1 he usual rou-
jg ^he intention of the High
that too high a valuation is set
last Saturday when the Hillsboro “ rights” of chickens was re tine business was transacted and School pupils to repeat the en-
upon the land which they require.
Grange met in session with the ferred, reported that as now appointments to positions for tertainment at an early date,
The question of presenting a
framed, it would contravene the
the year were made.
when a more diversified and at-
bill to the next Legislature for local Grange.
of the State.
At the morning session a class
tractive program will be offered,
the purpose of securing a certain
It might also contravene the the ladder and truck house ^.s the;ie entertainments are for
of nine was init:ated in the last
percentage of the road poll tax
two degrees. They were Mr. Constitution of the United States for the use of members of the the purpose of raising funds with
from Forest Grove, to be used on
and Mrs. John Templeton, Mr. as depriving the said chicken of company. Notice was received whic!l to complete the paymento
the city streets, w as: Iso brought
and Mrs. G. W. Marsh, Mr. and the right to life, liberty and pur- that a set of smoke protectors on
pjano and other musical
up. Hillsboro gets l>0 per cent
Mrs. R. H. DeShazen, Mr. and suit of being. Owing to the were shipped from the East ana instruments possessed by the
of such tax and Cornelius gets a Mrs! u F p a rk s 'a n d “ Al’rs!'Emma ^reat value of
and fowla are expected to arrive at any 8Ci100if they should be well pat
like amount. This matter will
these days, tlie latter are secured
ronized by all who have the int-
be gone into more fully at later
At noon a splendid dinner was every protection and their rights _
of education at heart.
meetings, and some concerted
served and a general good time are zealously guarded. As the C am paign lo r L»ood Roads
action determined upon.
and social hour was enjoyed. In matter stands now, chickens
is Now O n in H arnett. when the cost of building rofiiiii
the afternoon, the program was need not stay in their own back
Good Roads assc- will be equally divicea between
carried out by Mrs. Buxton. yard, but may visit the neigh ciation is at home to the people the adjacent land owner, the
Family of John Lee are on the The question of the proposed bor’s onion patch or flower bed of Oregon in the Beck building, county and the state* We desire
constitutional convention w a s with impunity, and Wm. Doerrs, Portland, with Judge Lionel li. an arrangement whereby thje.
the capable police force, is with
N. P. Nelson made a trip to ably debated by Messrs. Baker, out authority to inflict grievous Webster at the head. The pur- convict labor of the state may ue
Haines, Bates and Marsh. One
pose is to unify the Oregon ef- devoted to the building of the
Portland last week.
of the speakers maintained that bodily harm upon them, or to put fort to provide solid and well roads.
Chas Lazott made a business
the Grange had no state consti- them >n cold 8toraSe on a charge built highways. To this end a
“ We would like the power to
trip to Hillsboro last week.
tution from a legal standpoint.
anlavf u‘ trespassmg. It is campgign of popular education gend them from one county to
Born to the wife of Albert
The majority concurred in the Predicted that thenews W,H
has been inaugurated, including another, to mass them upon par-
Smidlin, March 2nd, a girl.
rise to much crowing among that
opinion that owing to the enor
plans for mass meetings in every ticular portions of the work,
Chas. Stephens returned last mous cost, a constitutional con element whose victims provoked
All these things depend upon
Saturday from a Portland trip. vention would not be advisable, the ill will of the neighbor and
Proposed good roads Iegisla- possible success in procuring
David O’donell made a busi and all expressed views in favor occasioned the fiaming of the tion will be fathered. Practical constitutional amendments and
ness trip to Hillsboro last week. of amending the present consti ordinance.
lemonistrations of proper road legislation.
Mr. Seedleman, of Forest tution.
will be forthcoming. , “ In every Oregon county
Earnings of City Ligot Plan«.
Grove, was a Buxton visitor Sun A fter the important busi
The institution of a state high- branches of the Oregon Good
Amt. EarneJ February
ness had been disposed of, S. T.
way commission is among the Roads association will be orga-
things hoped for. A fund of ap- nized. These will be encouraged
Big dance 17th, good music,
proximately $7800, to be contri- to cooperate in the general plan
good management. Everybody
buted in portions, annually, has to provide Oregon with contin-
uous good roads. We shall be
The little daughter of Fred
Wood 72 cds at $4 $2o8.00
because Oregon citi-
Johnson was quite sick for a few’
are more inter •1
days last week.
Assistant engineer 33.33
the first. Saturday in April
good roads campaign. Thous- ested in building solid highways
Benj. Ingles has moved his
There will be a meeting of the Collecting
ands of citizens are preparing to as arteries of trade and devekp-
l i . Ai
family in his brother's house Grange next Saturday, March incidentals
cooperate. Judge Webster will ment than in any other subject,
near McFarland’s mill.
12th, at Hillsboro. A number
proclaim the gospel of good roads Notning relates more vitally to
Dr. Via reports Fritz Brown of the members of Gale Grange gaj
48.05 in every town. It was for the development than the building
rapidly improving and expects expect to attend. The regular
good roads cause that he resigned of gout! roads.
him to be about again in a short delegate from the local Grange
“ We shall make our plans and
Holbrook Lodge No. 30, A. F.
are Messrs. Daniel Baker and S.
The Banks sciiool completed our efforts practical in method & A. M. Special meetings Tues-
Bom to wife of Wm. Riggle, T. Walker and Mrs. Dorothy
with the Fir Grove school, at the and result” , says Judge Webster, day evening, March 15, and Sat-
March 6th, a girl. Weight 81b. Broderson.
latter’s school house, in a Spell- “ We want to i*e a time when urday evening, March 19. Work
Mother and baby well. Will is
Mrs. J. G. Lennevilleand Mrs. ing Contest, Friday, March 4th. the county will, be allowed to in the E. A. degree. Visiting
The debate last Thursday night Chas. O. Roe are in Hillsboro to- A large number of visitor» wcr< issue bomis for the construction brethren welcome,
on question: “ Resolved, that day in the interest of the Eastern in attendance and enthusiasm of solid highways within it%i»or. Kownf „/U x e n , W. M.
ran high. Although for »jwhile ders. We w ant V> see a twnev.
/ A‘. B en K ori , Secretary.
modem inventions are a detri- Star.
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