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in the City of
F orest G rove , O regon ,
THURSDAY o f EACH WEEK.
I n d e p e n d e n t P h ones
O f f ic e 505
R e s id e n c e 231
Entered at the poet office at Foreet Grove, Oirn
as mail matter o f the second class.
T erms of S ubscription
CASH IN ADVANCE
One Year $1.00
Six Months .75
D isplay A dvertising rates on appli
cation. L ocal R eaders five cents per
line o f seven words each insertion.
before them; pointing out the
good and bad qualities o f each to
the voters through the publica
tions o f the state. Let the peo
ple have time to carefully review
and ponder over them, and the
chances are that a more intelli
gent action will be taken on them
by the voters as a whole than
would be the case in the legisla
ture, where men selected for the
most part from the mass have
only a comparatively short time
to consider the hundreds of
measures that come before them.
If government directly by the
people will always be a failure,
then representative government
in this country will also be a fail
ure, because the average legisla
tor is not superior in intelligence
to the average voter. If the
people are weak the legislator
will be weak, because- he is from
uge under Jeff’s chair. It is pos
sible that the streak o f “ yellow”
that was expected to show in the
negro when he»'£ntered the ring,
evaporated the day before the
fight, and some good fairy o f the
white man’ s backers caused it to
assume the shape o f a dog, and
sent the animal to Jeff’s camp as
a warning. They failed to take
the tip, however, and the coon
failed to show the “ yellow” and
now no one, from toothless old
gran dad to the cooing infant in
arms, will be content until some
stalwart caucasion comes forward
and retrieves the “ honor” o f the
Professor Lowell says the Mar
tians are not human beings, and
yet there some who desire him
to produce the records o f his trip
to and from the little planet.
m..— i. ii
A scientist has discovered that
there are three times as many
germs in a plate o f ice cream as
there are in a kiss. Even that
will not prevent a merger of
them, when the season is fairly
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M. Langley & Son
Forest Grove, Ogn.
J. N. Hoffman
We men have kicked so long
and persistently about the money
women spend for clothes that
Display advertisements for publica
some are trying to satisfy us by
tion in the PRESS must be in this office
not later than Tuesday evening to in
only clothing about half the body.
sure appearance in current issue.
To Be Congratulated.
The latest, the mermaid dress, is
example. It certainly does
The “ Opportunity Edition” o f
Let the People Rule.
bmd on the lungs.
the Umpqua Valley News, pub
lished at Roseburg, Douglas coun- j
The voters o f Oregon will be
ty, Oregon, issued last week by
called upon next November to
Scientists who have established
the enterprising publisher o f that telepathic communication with
vote on a large number o f meas
paper, contains twenty pages Mars and learned all about its
ures that have been filed at Sa
Advertise Your Business.
lem under the Initiative, or
setting forth in a very compre irrigation system have reason to
through the Referedum.and those
Don’ t imagine for a moment hensive and entertaining manner fear the rivalry o f the Harvard
who are at all times opposed to that advertising will not bring the resources and advantages of j prodigy who has devised a means
the people making their own laws, you results in your immediate Roseburg and the Umpqua Val o f reaching the planet Venus in
those who through birth or for- field.
That’s an error that ley. The edition contains a large 20 minutes with a radium aero
tutious circumstances have gained many merchants make, when number of fine half-tones o f the plane.
a financial ascendancy over their they assure themselves that their residence and business houses of
fellows, and have become self- store is so well known that it Roseburg. and in picture and
In Japan, day laborers get 20
constituted leaders o f the mass doesn’ t require newspaper adver story shows the wonderful pro
cents a day and women servants
o f the people, bring forth the tising—that the trade will natur ductiveness, especially in the
receive 84 cents a* month. Our
plea that it is impossible that the ally drift his way, anyhow. way o f fruit, of the Umpqua Val
voters of the state as a whole can
There isn’ t a store anywhere in ley. We congratulate the pub whether the women servents get
act with any degree of intelli
the world that has so secure a lisher o f the News and the peo- j Thursday afternoons off or not,
gence on public measures, and
footing as that—not a single store pie o f that section on the fine but we suppose they do. Our
that only representatives elected
—and you are not doing business! edition.
indignation should be at once
to make the laws can give to con
in a field but that your sales can
aroused if we thought they
templated acts of legislation that
Even Champaign, Illinois, has
be increased by careful newspa
careful deliberation and intelli
per advertising. If this is not
gent insight which is necessary
true, why is it that a stream of
Four kisses brought $20 in
for the passage o f wise and just
mail orders is constantly going Omaha. Let’ s hope they were
out o f your town to catalogue w<rth it.
It may be that every man is
houses? And are not these sales
not capable o f acting with intel
made by these catalogue houses
Perhaps it really was cheaper
ligence in voting on a public
the result o f persistent advertis to move than pay rent in the
measure, but the average voter
ing in the very field you feel that good old days.
is as well qualified to act thereon
you have cultivated to the limit?
as the average legislator. The
VI.—She Is a Harmonizsr
A mosquito lays forty eggs
Whenever you get such an idea
majority of the men who consti
fixed in your mind, and really be day. One sometimes wonde
Hilda the Helper organized the W o
tute any given legislature are se
lieve that there’s nothing more how he gets the time.
lected from the rank and file,
men’» Civic Service, and, oh, TH E
to conquer, you are simply turn
and that they can give, in the
W A Y SHE ENE R G IZE D made
The Egyptian tombs outdo the
ing over ready money to the man
short time the legislature is in
Mr». Slowpoke nervou*.
that does possess the broader vis New Jersey cold storage ware
session, the necessary thought
ion—you are ceding territoiy and houses in all but quantity.
and deliberation to all the vast
rights to others that careful
number of measures that come
No man likes to be interrupted
newspaper advertising would re
before them, is not proven by
the midst o f a sentence unless
tain in your possession. .
efforts o f past legislatures. If
he is serving a sentence in jail.
representative government was
The Value o f Exchange.
the success that i s ad vocates so
Taft supporters are greatly in
strongly proclaim, the people
in the proposition that
Occasionally you find the pub
never would take the making of lisher o f a country sheet who Roosevelt head a delegation to
the laws directly into their own plumes himself over the fact he the South Pole.
exchanges with but few of the
It’s the same with women who
When conditions liecome intol smaller papers of the state, set
erable tbe people take the initia ting forth ihat did he so ex fish for compliments as it is with
tive o f lawmaking into their own change, his advertisers might be other anglers. The big ones al
hands, and as is to be expected, deceived in thinking he had a ways get away.
make many blunders and mis larger circulation than was really
Perhaps you have noticed how And old Miss Knocker was so mad
takes, in the beginning, through the case. The P r e s s has a large
she wouldn’t 'tend the meetings
inexperience. Do those who pro number o f exchanges among the some men hurry to get nowhere
fess to know the way by reason country publications, and believes in order to do something they
at first, but later she got glad and
of superior intelligence and edu that a much more comprehensive have no excuse for doing.
sent her kindest greetings.
cation, seek to lead them aright? knowledge of the different sec
A man in Virginia ate some
Not if they belong to that class tions o f Oregon may be thereby
corn, herrings and ice Hilda the Helper, don't yon see. was
who believe, or profess to be obtained than from the metropol
such A S W IR L OF ACTION she
lieve, that Providence has or itan papers. Most o f the pub cream. The floral offerings at
made the women all agree and
dained that the few shall rule lishers o f country papers, while
strangled every faction.
and the many shall be ruled. boosting for their home town,
If railway managers traveled
Rather they sit back and point are not so narrow but what they
less in private cars they might
out how the people o f Greece two will speak an occasional good
learn some o f the reasons why Oregon Electric Time Card
thousand years ago made a fail word for others, if the opportu
railway companies are unpopular.
ure of self government, and pre nity to knov’ o f such towns is
F ora «! G rov e
at P o r t la n d
dict the same dire result in this placed in their way. While we
As Germany has plenty o f sol
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live in the “ prettiest town in Or diers it is compaiatively easy to
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The Repulican party will hold egon ,” there are other sections collect the remains o f the steera
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a state assembly in a few’ weeks o f the state w here people like to ble balloons that run away in the
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for the purpose o f meeting to live, and by joining forces with German sky.
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gether and selecting after due the country papers o f Oregon we
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investigation into their character may better induce residents of
Possibly it is no sin to play
and fitness, men whom they the East to come where there is golf on Sunday, except on the
P ortla n d
F orest G ro v e
think it would be for the best in room for ten times the present theory that it is sinful to waste
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terest of the state to vote for at population and golden opportu time on Sunday or any other day
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the coming primaries.
o f the week.
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nities for all.
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Why not have something on
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that order in regard to the mak
The Californian who announces
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“ Yellow Pup” No MaacoL
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ing o f the laws? Let represen
that he has developed an edible
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The evening before the scrap rose might now turn his atten
tatives be selected from each
county, who will meet once in between Jeffries and Johnson a tion. as other horticulturalists S .t a r d ., O alr
L n Portland U JO p m - A r . F.G ISJB a m
two years, carefully inquire into yellow dog entered the cottage o f have been urged to do, to the Sunday
the merits o f each measure placed the white fighter and sought ref production o f a scentless onion.
L n F..G. MO p Ml— Ar. at Portta«wl 4 m D m
Collections and all business entrusted to m
irlven prompt attention. Attorney for Forest
Grove Collection Agency.
Office-Hoffman Bldg. Pacific Ave.
Ind. Phone 502
H. W . Vollmer, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Abbott Bldg.
Forest Grove, Ogn.
O. W . Humphrey
Office- K. P. Bldg.
Forest Grove, Oregon
Dr. O. H. Scheetz
Specialist in nervous diseases, lung trouble,
rheumatism, in fact all diseases.
Office next to I.aCourse’s store
W . H. Hollis
Forest Grove, Ogn.
W . Q. Tucker, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Diseases o f Women A Specialty
Dr. Brown’s Old Office
Forest Grove, Ore.
Victor H. Limber
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Dr. C. E. Bockmann
Office in Forest Grove Nat’ l Bank Bldg
W. J. R. Beach
Fire and Life Insurance
If you don’ t insure with me
W E BOTH LOSE
North First Street, near Main
Forest Grcve, Ore.
CARL HOFFM AN
Sanitary Plumb ng
C h afes
’•easoi »file. Paiement Hoffman 1 u Id-
ing. I'hone 502.
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