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FOREST GROVE, OREGON. THURSDAY. JUNE 23, 1910
WILL HOLD COUNTY
FAIR ON NEW GROUNDS
OREGON MARBLE EQUAL
OF EASTERN PRODUCT
JEFFERIES WILL HUNT
ON SADDLE MOUNTAIN
Another June Bride
President Eliminates Land
Wallowa National Forest
Sues University for $10,000
whose products closely resemble
important feature o f domestic
the famous Barre granite, which
art will by no means be neglect
is found at Barre, Vermont, and
used more extensively in th e ’
The race track will by that
Driving Association and the Gale time be in the pink o f condition, J. C. Jones Investigates Quarries manufacture o f monuments than W ith Party of Friends and Local
any other one granite. The pro
Grange Form Joint Commit
and with the number o f good
o f Southern Portion of State
Nimrods to M ake Trip o f
ducts o f some o f these quarries,
tee to Perfect Necessary
in Search of Granite for
horses available in our own coun
Three W ee k s in W ilds
in addition to being a close dupli
ty alone, will doubtless see ex
of W estern Oregon
cate o f the Barre granite, is fully
cellent races during the fair.
At a joint meeting o f the di
J. C. Jones, who is an acknow it’ s equal in appearance and the
All arrangements are practi
While those who will have
rectors o f the Driving Associa charge o f the arrangements will ledged authority on monumental quality is even superior. Samples cally completed for the big hunt
tion and a committee from Gale do everything in their power to marble and granites, recently re o f marble were found whose in which Jas. J. Jeffries will
Grange, held Thursday afternoon, make the fair a success, every turned from an extended trip quality was superior to anything participate next August.
it was decided to hold a county resident o f Washington county, through the southern part o f the produced in the east, but the
Chas. Miller is in receipt of
fair on the new grounds o f the who perform their duty as such, i state where he inspected a num ledges had not yet been develop several letters and telegrams
association where one of the owe them hearty support in their ber o f different quarries which ed beyond the outer surfaces, from Sam Berges, and others,
best half mile tracks in the west efforts toward success. There produce stone o f that nature, and which were checked too badly to assuring him that Jeffries and
has just been completed.
are countless ways in which this makes a report o f his investiga make the stone o f value for mon party of seven or eight will
While the plans for the fair support may be given, and if tions which promise much for umental purposes, but if the reach Portland on August 23rd,
are not yet completed, we are everyone will only keep the fair Oregon and is proof o f the fact same quality o f marble is found and come immediately to this
assured o f a county fair o f such in mind, and plan to give the colt that this state is destined to be in a perfectly solid ledge, it will City, where they will be joined
by J. H. Wescott, Mayor of Gas
a nature as will prove o f benefit an extra pan of oats, the glass of one o f the leading producers of prove o f immense value.
Some of the samples o f granite ton; A . J. Winters, Con McNam-
to our entire county, and at the jelly a little more attention, or stone for monumental purposes
from this section examined by er, Geo. Armentrout and Chas.
same time prove of interest, and even the pumpkins a little better in the entire Union.
Mr. Jones found one quarry Mr. Jones are fully equal to the Miller, the entire party starting
furnish plenty o f amusement for hoeing, it will be possible for
was producing a granite Southern Oregon granite, but the at once for the well known para
those in attendance.
nearly everyone to have some
an exact duplicate of ledges must be further develop dise for sportsmen, Saddle Moun
It is the purpose o f those hav thing o f which they can well be
Westley granite of ed before it will prove to be of tain, for three weeks of hunting,
ing the matter in charge to make proud and fit for an exhibit at
which is one of the much commercial value, as the fishing and a general good time.
it an occasion for family gather the Washington County Fair this
in the world outer surface is checked by num
Two packs of the best trained
ings, where all can attend with fall, and if everyone, as far as
in the state will accompany
pleasure and profit, and to weed possible, will do so, we will have
and a long train of
out all objectional features, and a fair that will not only be the
to keep a strict oversight o f all pride o f the county, but o f the with the Westley granite but it opened in another place where it pack mules will carry the neces
amusements, in order that noth state as well, and o f inestimable is fully it’ s equal in every parti will prove solid from the first, or sary equipment.
cular. The ledge o f this granite other ledges discovered which
Every one of the proposed
ing o f a questionable nature be value to us.
is an enthusiastic sports
presented to the public.
Not only the success o f the fair
Ample provision will be made for the coming fall, but its fu producing an unlimited quanity The owner o f such a ledge would man, and there is no doubt but
have an independent fortune.
what the “ Big Fellow” will be
for the display o f Live Stock and ture success, rests with the in o f valuable stone.
The only reason that Oregon given the time of his life.
Other quarries were found
agricultural products, while the dividuals; let everyone, on the
granite is not on the market ex
many accasions which will pre
tensively, with a reputation for
sent themselves, between now
the best o f quality that is world
and the date o f the fair, speak a
wide, is a lack o f capital by the
word o f encouragement.
The suit of M. F. Hill against
companies that are working the
A dainty wedding took place everybody realize it is their duty
University, to recover the
last Thursday at the home o f Mr. to get busy and boost, and if you
The President has signed a quarries capable o f producing it.
$10,000 for injuries sus
This, like other industries of
and Mr. C. W. Fitch, south of have not public spirit or progress proclamation eliminating 203,635
his young son, Freddie,
Dilley, when their daughter, Car about you to do this, take to the acres from the Wallowa National the state, is in it’s infancy, and
oline Estelle, was united in mar woods, and keep your hammer Forest, Oregon. The elimination as soon as it’s possibilities, cer
riage to Cecil Ward Tolson, Rev. muffled.
is the result o f a careful exami tainty o f success, and real values
on the ar
g j)e, are realized, unlimited capital
nation made by the U.
The house was decorated with
partment o f Agriculture during will be produced for it’s develop
ment, and an industry will be
Oregon grape and syringa, while
the past summer, which dis
born which will become so ex
vases o f white lilies and maiden
closed the fact that the areas
The following pupils o f the now eliminated were either open tensive, that it will, o f itself,
hair fern carried out the color
their defense, that the gun was
scheme. The bride was attrac
grass land with very little tim
Opportunities for profitable set upon request o f the archery
tively gowned in white silk and nor tardy last term: Helen Corl, ber or timbered areas so largely
are indeed numerous, club, and that they, the archery
carried a bouquet o f bride’ s roses
alienated that further adminis
opportunity can be club, are therefore responsible
and ferns. She was attended by
tration by the Forest Service was
this line and for the accident
the Misses Ruth Fitch and Mary
considered impracticable. The
The young lad was in the com
Morrissey, charmingly gowned
lands released are not not needed
pany o f his mother, who was
in pale blue and pink mull.
for watershed protection, and are
practicing on the course, and
Enoch Will and Edward Henry Christopher, Gertrude Hinman, not considered to be chiefly val worthy o f strictest investigation.
while engaged in play, sprang
were the attendants of the groom. Velma McConkie, Irene Sapping- uable for National Forest pur
the trigger o f the gun, causing
The newly wedded couple were ton, Elzia Pierce, Gertrude Deck- poses.
its discharge, thereby losing an
the recipients o f many beautiful | ert.
The unappropriated portions
index finger. Mr. Hill alleges
The school piano is paid for o f the areas eliminated by this
and costly presents. They left
Wednesday evening witnessed contributory negligence, and bas
on the evening train for a brief and the district may feel proud proclamation will be restored to
the installation o f an M. W . A. es his suit on those grounds.
visit in McMinnville. After July that they have added to their settlement and entry after hav
Camp at the thriving town of
first they will be at home to school an instrument o f so great ing been advertised in the local
Banks, on the new P. R. and N.
their many friends at Banks.
papers by the Secretary o f the Railroad.
Several members of
Several pupils are doing some
The bride is a graduate o f Pa
the organization in this City
cific University and has been a extra work this summer to bring
have transferred to the Banks
successful teacher in the public up back work that was missed
Josiah Fowler, aged 52 years,
lodge, and these, with the Chart
schools of the county. The groom during the term just ended. The
and a well known resident of this
er membership, gives a good
is well and favorably known in total enrollment last year was
city, died at his home early Sun
i roster at the start This makes
561 and yet some were out o f
day morning. Mr. Fowler was
------------------ the sixth camp o f the M. W. A.
born at Kansas City, K an ., and
Last School Notes
M. W. A. Camp at Banks
Josiah Fowler Dies Suddenly
Odd Fellows Postpone
Building Hall a Year
Oregon Looks Good to Him
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Mink, who
have been on an extended trip
throughout the United States and
Canada, visited in this city the
latter part of last week with Mr.
M ink’s sister, Mrs. H. L. Deck-
Mr. Mink, who is business
manager of the Eugene Guard,
declared to a reporter o f the
Press that Oregon looks better,
in every respect, in his estima
tion, than any other section he
has seen in his travels.
p Grand in Session
The twenty-ninth annual con
vention of the Grand Lodge of
Knights of Pythias of Oregon is
being held in Portland this week.
Among those in attendance as
delegates from Washington coun
ty are: H. B. Johnson and Ed.
W . Wirtz, Forest Grove; W . G.
Hare and George Schulmerich,
Hillsboro; O. S. Hatch and A
Cornelius; George I.
Darety and John Loftus, Glen
coe; J. H. Wescott and J. W .
White of Gaston.
The local lodge of Odd Fellows
at a meeting Monday night voted
to postpone building o p e r a
of its new temple until next
spring. The lodge planned the
erection of a $15,000 three-story
brick this summer and bonds
were ready and partially issued
for that purpose, but owing to
unforseen impediments postpone-
ment was thought best The
lodge is one of the strongest in
Washington county, having 127
to he established in Washington
came to Oregon when a child,
with his parents. He was mar
t i o n s -------------------------
ried in 1885 to Miss EL E. Mel-
linger o f Glencoe, Washington
county, and is survived by his
Lectures Saturday and Sunday widow and the following chil
evenings June 25th and 26th at dren: Mrs. Mattie Wagner, Jen-
8 p. m. at Seventh Day Adven- ata. Clay and Yetta Fowler o f
Subjects — The Forest Grove, and Mrs. Cora
Beast of Revelation, 13; It s Im- Miller o f Anacortes, W ash. Mr.
America and It s Mark. Fowler was a member o f the
Learn of the Beast Image and Highland Noble lodge o f Water
loo, Iowa. Funeral services were
held Wednesday rooming in the
Robert Taylor, Ralph Mills and
Dr. O. S. Fowler o f Portland, Christian church, Rev. Stivers
Prof. Boggers began work on the attended the funeral of his uncle officiating, with burial in Forest
new M. E. Church this week.
Josiah Fowler, Wednesday.
Adventist Lectures Saturday