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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1910
Woodmen and Royal Neigh- Chapel Car Leaves Saturday
bors Have Big Feast
The chapel car which has been
The Woodmen and the Royal
Neighbors united in celebrating
the fifty-fifth birthday o f H. G.
King by a strawberry social in
M. W. A. hall Tuesday evening
when a jolly party of seventy
gathered and did ample justice
to the abundant supply o f straw
berries and cream provided.
Mr. King and H. J. Goff add
ed to the pleasure and entertain
ment o f the occassion by telling
o f their recent trips. Mr. King
telling o f California as he saw it
during his visit this spring and
Mr. Goff described scenes and
incidents o f his trip throuh the
east and south.
Neighbors gave an exhibition
drill that was very much enjoy
ed. Everyone had a good time
and went home happy.
Another Resident Gained
F. N. Butterfield and family
are stopping at the home o f his
brother-in-law, W. L. Cady, in
this city. Mr. Butterfield has
but recently disposed o f his in
terests in Missoula. Montana,
where he was well known as a
mast successful contractor and
builder, and after having visited
different sections o f the state in
search of a location, has become
most favorably impressed with
Forest Grove and will undoubt
edly settle here.
Mrs. Voik Entertains
A very pleasant evening was
enjoyed by the members o f the
Croquet Club Monday, when the
members o f that strenuous rival
to the Tennis organization met
at the palatial home o f Mrs.
Games, cards and other amuse
ments were indulged in, and a
delightful lunch was served upon
the spacious veranda, which was
prettily decorated with bunting
o f national colors, intermingled
with indian blankets o f unique
Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. F. J. Miller, Mr. and Mrs.
E. E. Williams, Miss Dollie Mey
ers, Miss Margaret Hinman.
Misses Jenness and Phyllis and
Master Gale Miller.
Porter Brothers Busy
Porter Brothers, a large con
struction firm o f Portland, were
in the city this week and are now
in the Wilson River country. It
is reported that they are looking
over the survey for the United
Railway line to Tillamook, for
the purpose of making a bid on
the construction o f the same.
Portland Boys Win Game
The White Diamonds, o f Port
land, visited Forest Grove Mon
day and succeeded in winning by
the score o f 3 to 2. In the ninth
inning the score was 2 to 1 in
favor o f Forest Grove, when the
Portland boys batted hard, scor
ing two runs and winning the
in Forest Grove for the past
week has attracted visitors from
all adjoining towns and all are
unanimous in singing its praises.
It is fitted with compartments
for chaplain, superintendent and
porter, a small library and kitch
en besides the chapel proper
which will seat comfortably
about fifty people.
Rev. Dr. McDevitt is acting
chaplain and lecturer, The lec-
tures are given in the rink and
are largely attended, The sub-
jects are well handled for Father
McDevitt is forceful and logical
and ever kintlly. Mr. Geo. Hen-
nessy, the Supt., of the car sings
and his voice gives genuine
pleasure and calls forth sincere
applause. Mrs. McEldowney also
rendered a beautiful solo on
Tuesday evening. She has a
magniflcient contralto voice and
is a favorite whereever she is
heard. Mrs. St. Martin will sing
some evening during the week.
She has lately returned from
Berlin where she has been study
ing and all expect a rare treat.
The car leaves Saturday morn
ing and it may be that this is the
last mission before returning
East. It has done a world of
good for Oregon.and will long be
remembered with gratefulness
by the Catholics o f the State.
Notice to Bidders.
Sealed bids will be received by
the city council o f the City o f
Forest Grove for the hauling of
o f not less than 250 and not more
than 400 yards o f gravel; the
gravel to be good clean gravel
and delivered at such time as the
city may specify. Each bid shall
be per yard for gravel delivered
at the reservoir o f the Forest
Grove Gravity Water Works Sys
tem. Each bid must be accom
panied by a certified check in the
sum o f ($60) Sixty Dollars, in
favor o f the city treasurer o f
Forest Grove, Oregon, and be
filed with the city recorder be
fore four o ’ clock p. m. June 14,
R obert P. W irtz
Colts Win With Ease
Miss Myers Wins Prize
Grand Opera Singer Will Be
Heard in Forest Grove
The Forest Grove Colts were
victorious in the first game o f the
^ be pr*ze f ° r highest score at
season which they played in Hoff- brid^e was awarded to Miss Min-
Saturday night at Marsh Hall,
man park last Sunday, defeating
Myers at the meeting o f the an opportunity will be presented
the Columbia Steel Works nine Bridge Club Wednesday after- to the people o f Forest Grove
by a score of 7 to 6.
noon> which was held in the and vicinity to listen to a most
Kopple was the first man at home o f Mrs-. John Thornburg, wonderful voice.
the plate for the home team and The consolation went to Mrs. Elizabeth St. Martin, who has
made a hard try for the first Miller. A very pleasant after just returned to this country
stop-over when the man behind noon was had and a dainty from a five year sojourn in Ber
the swipe-stick dropped the third luncheon served, the tables being lin, where she has been under
strike, but failed to beat t h e decorated profusely with pink the instruction o f the most
throw. Sexton flew out at third roses-
famous o f the masters o f voice
Van Blaricom made a safe single
Ihose present were Mesdames culture, in preparation for a ca
stole second and came home when Chas. Hines, E. E. Williams, W. reer in grand opera, has consent
Getter landed on the horse-hide W. McEldowney, Gerald Volk, ed to appear at a concert under
for a long single. Getter was F. G. ICinzer and Miller and t h e ! the auspices o f the Woman’s
copped at second, retiring the Misses Margaret Hinman and Club, the proceeds o f which will
be added to the street sprinkling
The Colts continued to score
each inning, except in the fourth
Mrs. St. Martin has a magni
and fifth when Van, Getter and
ficent dramatic soprano voice,
Moore each scored with two men
At a special meeting o f the which such world famed artists
down, making a total of seven
city “ dads” Tuesday evening an j as Caruso, Emma Eames and
tallies to the good.
ordinance was passed repealing j Geraldine Farra have spoken
There was nothing doing a-
the recent fire cracker ordinance most enthusiastically of, and no
round the home plate for the
i and extending the time wherein one should miss this opportunity
steel workers who failed to hit
this class o f goods may be sold , to hear her sing.
or score up to the fourth when and U8ed untU July 4 when prac.
some timely hits combined with
the same ordinance * ju
costly fielding errors allowed four K0 into effect and be enforced,
scores, putting them in the lead
wag dedded to advertise for
Sunday at the home o f Mr.
which position they held up to bids for the handlinR of Rravel
Mrs. James Hocking, their
the seventh by scoring in each of tQ be u8ed in the construction of
daughter, Ellen Greeson, became
the next two innings, being un
the new concrete reservoir.
the bride o f Charles S. White,
able to make the circuit after the
The matter o f purchasing a
sixth inning, the game ending new engine for the light plant Rev. E. V. Stivers, pastor o f the
Christian church, reading the
after the first o f the ninth.
was taken up and various bids
marriage in the presence of re
The weakest point o f the vis
for different engines were con-
latives and friends o f the con
iting team was in the catcher,
sidered but no definite action was
tracting couple. After a short
the Colts repeadedly stealing t o ; taj<en
wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. White
second, while Getter was there;
make their home in Gaston,
with as sure a whip to second!
where the former is engaged in
as ever, and after a few attempts
to steal on the part o f the visi-1
tors, they gave it up as a dear) A petition to move the post
proposition. Kelly was out-pitch- ' office' from the present location
ed by Moore, who placed 13 men
in the down and out club, and al- to the vacant ,oom ,n the K ‘ of
Forest Grove, June 1st 1910.
lowed but 8 hits, while Kelly P. building has been circulated
The following resolution was pre
fanned but 8, and was wallopped among the business men.
for the lucky 11. The Colts, if
it is argued on one side that j sented and adopted by James B.
they had placed their hits closer j.be new location would give us Mathews Post No., 6. G. A. R.,
to the ground and refrained from the eastern mai, an hour earlier at a meeting held this day. Re
solved: that the thanks o f the
the flv lifting exhibition, would
have placed several more scores and would
a more central lo- Post be, and they are hereby
to their credit. However, the cation of the business districts tendered, to all who, by contri
playing was all that could be ex- While on the other side it is buting teams, automobiles and
pected and gives promise o f some argued that the government has flowers, aided so much in the ob
good games during the summer. contracted for the present build- servance o f the customary ser
vices at the cemetery; particul
Wm. Schultz umpired in a fair
ing for a term o f ten years.
in transporting the aged and
and entirely satisfactory manner.
Only three years o f the con feeble members o f the Post, W.
tract has elapsed consequently R. C., and ladies o f the G. A. R.
Subscribe for the Press
to and from the Cemetery.
the contract must hold good.
W. J. R. Beach, Commander.
Geo. Auld, Adjutant.
Fireworks on the Fourth
Forest Grove Girl Weds
Want to Move Post Office
G. A. R. Give Thanks
Modern Woodmen Picnic
Saturday, June 11th.
Everybody Invited -
- Everybody Come
Enjoy Yourself Every Minute
W ill be Something Doing All the Tim e
After Right of Way
Judge Hollis and W. H. Galvin
chief engineer for the Oregon
Electric, who are at present em
ployed by the United Railway as
special agents in securing right
of way for that line, have lately
been working toward Glenco and
it would seem that the matter o f
right o f way between this City
and there were to be definitely
settled in the near future. V
K. of P. Give Dance
The K. o f P. Lodge o f this
City gave the first o f a series o f
dances which was most success
ful, at their hall Saturday night.
The purpose o f these dances is
to raise funds for the purchase
o f a piano for the lodge hall.