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F orest G rove P ress
NEW CITY HALL WILL NOT
BE CONSTRUCTED THIS YEAR
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY MAY 12, 1910
SCHOOL TEACHERS FORM
NEW COUNTY ASSOCIATION
from the public school whose
ages were under 14 years played
a nine from Hillsboro o f the same
age, winning the game by a score
o f 14 to 4.
The game between the public
school nine and one from Banks
The regular meeting o f the ¡creek road into town provided
The meeting which the Wash I important part o f school work
was not played as the Banks ag
Cjty fathers was held Tuesday the street committee be able to
ington County Teachers Associ might be applied and the good
gregation failid to appear. This
night and considerable routine make satisfactory arrangements
ation held in this City last Satur 1 effect o f this training upon pupils,
nine goes to Hillsboro Saturday.
business transacted. Bills ag with the county relative to the
day was one o f interest and pro not only to their physical and
gregating $10,537.80 and devided balance o f the sum required.
several members mental good but to their moral
This was well
aiT ion^neseV W S f^fiw i^is fol The money for this purpose will Open Meeting O f The
whose names appeared on the good as well.
lows, were allowed and ordered be raised by assessment against
Woman’s Club Monday program were unable to be pres substantiated by incidents taken
ent, the numbers given were full from the experience o f the speak
| the adjacent property. The pro
The spacious home o f Mrs. F.
Water fund -
posed grading will be done on J. Miller was hardly adequate to o f interest and helpful suggest er and other successful teachers
General fund -
in manual training. A splendid
Third avenue north from Gales hold the large number who were ions.
Library fund -
- -70.00 j creek road to B street, on B '
A short session was held in the paper with practical suggestions
present at the open meeting of
street from Third avenue to First the Woman’s Club Monday night. morning which was largely tak on the teaching o f geography
The most important action at ! avenue, on First avenue north to
en up in the discussion o f pen was read by Miss Frances Hiebel
The rooms were tastefully decor
this meeting o f the council was Main street.
manship; a subject that has been which was followed by a lively
ated, and during the course of
its decision to not erect a new
Prof. Ben Kori was granted the evening light refreshments seriously neglected, not only in discussion. At the close of the
the teachers institute but in the program the organization ad
city hall this year. It being the permission to tap the City main
were served to the members and
every day teaching o f our public journed.
opinion o f the present council in order to obtain water for im
As this organization had prov
schools. R. L. Wann, in a paper
that, at this time, other matters mediate use in his residence. It
The charming hostess, assisted
on this subject laid especial stress ed unsatisfactory to the teachers
were more urgent in their de was also decided to supply the
by Mrs. Hines, president o f the
on “ Large letters for small pu and was not accomplishing that
mands upon the City’s time and residents on Buckeye street with
discussion for which it was intended in a
means. Negotiations will be en a two inch main.
Watt, Thomas, Meresse and Wil
manner or a degree that they
tered into with the parties of
An ordinance prohibiting the cox o f the social committee, re
the universal opinion being that felt justified them in its continu
whom the previous council order sale and use o f firecrackers and
ceived the guests.
the scratch tablet was fast be ance, it was decided by unani
ed brick for the proposed build other similar articles, which has
A most elaborate and enter
ing. with a_ view to terminating- •m the mind wl^the small boy, taining program was rendered. coming a curse to the public mous vote to form a new organi
“ tKe contract, providing it can be always been inseparable with the Solos were sung by the Misses schools leading to carelessness on zation which was at once done.
the part o f the pupils and being The following officers were elect
done without loss to the city; Fourth o f July, was passed.
Peterson and Amy Thomas and
otherwise the City will dispose
A proposition was received Mrs. W. W. McEldowney. Miss a great hindrance to the pupils ed for one year:
V. V. Willis, Beaverton - -
o f the material to the best ad from the Pacific States Telephone Thomas was accompanied by Miss in learning to write in a legible
- - ..................... president.
company to build a line o f forty Lowell, violinist and Miss Ruth manner.
O. M. Gardner, Forest Grove,
The afternoon session opened
Mayor Peterfcon was made a foot polea along First avenue, the Thomas, pianist.
committee o f one to negotiate city to have a cross-arm provided ney contributed a reading which with quotations from Tennyson. - - - - - - -
Miss Bertha Clemmens gave a
terms o f a final settlement with for its light and power wires.
was well received. Miss Amy
people As the two lines already occupy Thomas and Mr. Gwyn gave a talk on manual training full of
from whom the generator for the same side o f the street, the very pretty. character dialogue. good thoughts as to how this
the power station was recently proposition received favorable By special request Mr. Gwyn
consideration provided it could be gave an additional recitation
It was decided to pay a part o f done without putting the city to which was greeted with great
the expense o f grading the Gales additional expense.
PORTLAND’S PREMIER BASS
SOLOIST PLEASES HUNDREDS
This was the last open meeting
o f the club to be held this spring
and every-body carried away
with them pleasant memories of
a very delightful evening.
Pacific Track Team
The entertainments given at accompanist at both the Friday
the Scenic Theatre Friday and
Saturday nights under the au
spices of the Woman's Club were
a success in every wTay.
Friday night two packed houses
listened to the songs and recita
tions of the Misses Peterson and
Courtney, which were o f an ex
ceptionally excellent character,
with unalloyed enjoyment, and
both artists were compelled to
respond to repeated encores.
Saturday night the acknow-
^o f bass soloist. Chas.
Cutter o f Portland, rendered a
repertoire o f vocal selections to
standing room only at both per
formances. Mr. Cutter is the
fortunate possessor o f a bass
both deep and rich in quality.
His enunciation is clear, with ex
ceptional tone-shading, and his
o f expression most
u niting a n d
obliged to r e s p o n d s
applause at both performances.
Mrs. E. E. Williams acted as
Breaks Arm in Ball Game
While participating in a game
o f ball near Gaston last Sunday,
a young man from Yamhill suff
ered a fracture o f the lower arm,
caused by another player step
ping or falling upon him while he
was attempting to slide to a base.
The injured lad was taken to Gas
ton where the broken arm was
set by Dr. Baker.
and Saturday night performances
In a tryout of the meet the
The moving pictures were o f an local track team defeated the
attractive and entertaining char runners from the Portland Acad
acter, and all-in-all the perform emy by a 64 1-2 to 42 1-2 score
ances tendered were o f an ex on the college field Saturday
The Pacific team
$10 the net proceeds o f the en was considerably weakened be-
tertainments, has been secured 1 cause several of the best per
toward the street sprinkling formers are busy enumerating the
fund, and the members o f the census. The one big surprise of
Woman’ s Club are to be congrat the meet was when Winters, the
ulated upon the earnestness of young runner from the academy,
purpose which marks their activ defeated Austin, the veteran dis
ity in this most excellent o f cam tance runner of the local squad
paigns. Follow the lead o f the in the mile event.
Norris o f
ladies and have the streets cool Portland Academy and Captain
and free from dust during the Robinson o f Pacific ran a dead
heat in the 220 yard dash.
Baseball Results Saturday
The Forest Grove White Sox
met defeat Saturday by the nine
from the Christian Brotherhood
ge o f Portland who were
considerably strengthened by the
addition o f three Tri-City play
The home team seemed to be
up in the air for the first two in
nings and allowed the visitors to
make 5 scores after which they
steadied down and played a fine
game o f ball holding the Port
land bunch down, only allowing
them to register two more tallies.
At the end o f the game the
score stood 6 to 7 in favor of
A team composed o f players
H. W . Scott Speak*
About Poor Roads
H. W. Scott, a realty dealer
and farmer o f this City, drove to
Portland Friday in his recently
purchased Maxwell touring car.
Accompanying him were his two
daughters, Mrs. L. D. P^ff o f
Sellwood and Bertha Scott.
Scott drove the car all the wa>
although it was only his third
days experience. The roads, he
said upon arriving in Portland,
were bad. It is Scott’* opinion
that no one can realize the real
condition o f the roads unless he
goes over them in an auto. v
Frank Hinman was a Portland
ENCAMPMENT OF G. A. R.
TO BE HELD AT CORNELIUS
At the semi-annual meeting o f most enjoyable time was had.
the Washington County Veteran Speeches, music, songs, recita
Association held in Cornelius last tions, and a most excellent dinner
Thursday, that little city was un tended to enliven the day, and
animously chosen as the scene o f everybody expressed themselves
the annual encampment o f the as highly satisfied with the varie
association, which is to be held ty o f the entertainment offered.
During a brief business session
June 30 to July 4. The citizens
o f Cornelius will do everything a committee was appointed to ar
possible toward promoting the range for the presentation o f a
comfort and enjoyment o f the Hag to the Cornelius public school
veterans and their friends at this and resolutions o f appreciation to
encampment, and a decidedly the citizens o f Cornelius were al
large attendance is anticipated. so read and adopted. Capt. Geo.
Arrangements for handling the Auld was appoinded temporary
visitors will be fully completed ' secretary during the absence of
in the very near future, together the regular incumbent, Mr. Mor
with the program for the several ton, who is confined to his home
Kw illn o a n
At the meeting Thursday a
warrant had been sworn out for
his arrest did he make this de
Frightened Horae Runs Away cision. Leniency has been shown
While returning to their home on all sides by the inspectors
on Gales creek Saturday after and only a guilty conscience
noon McHale brothers met a need fear their presence.
string o f five gravel wagons and
an automobile. In attempting to Home Economics Discussed
pass where the road was too nar
The final meeting o f the year
row their horse became fright
the Home Economic Class was
ened and ran away, throwing
at the home o f Mrs. Hill
them from the buggy, which, if
afternoon. Ideas were
It had not become detached from i
on “ How to fix left
the horse would have seriously
injured some o f the gravel teams.
session was had and after light
refreshments the class adjourned
forcing The Law
to meet again in the autumn.
A dafom an who is a naturaliz
ed citizer^tfOregon and a resi
W. W. McEldowney ha: re
dent o f Wa^urtgton County de-
turned from his trip through the
eidec that interfering with an
Coos Bay country and reports a
inspector is too eltoensive a busi
ness and consentecNk) have his most pleasant and agreeable
diary inspected; but
until a journey.