Forest Grove press. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1909-1914, July 28, 1910, Image 1

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    F orest G rove P ress
Voi. 1
C. D. Wagner Talks Interest­ Forest Grove Couple Wed
ingly of Life on the Piute A beautiful house wedding oc­
curred at the residence of Mr.
Indian Reservation
and Mrs. A. R. Leabo in this city
Wednesday evening at 8 o ’oclock,
Mr. Charles Daniel Wagner, their daughter Miss Bertha Alice,
who was recently married to Miss becoming the bride of Glen Wood
Lou C. Starrett,daughter of Mr. Morley, Rev. T. D. Thomas, pas­
and Mrs. F. M. Starrett living tor of the Congregational church,
east o f town, and who is Super­ officiating. The parlors o f the
intending Engineer of the govern­ home were prettily decorated
ment irrigation system on the with asparagus fern and white
Piute Indian Reservation in Ne­ carnations, and the dining rooms
vada, gave the Press man a very were decorated in pink and green.
interesting account o f life on the The young people spoke their
vows under a wedding bell of
The indians of the reservation, climatis and white flowers. The
which is located on the desert land bride was sweet and charming
number about 1000; farming is in a dress o f white lingerie, and
bouquet of
the principal occupation, and al­ carried a shower
falfa the main crop raised. There sweet peas. She was attended
are about 400 acres now under ir­ by Miss Grace Payne, a school­
rigation, this tract being divided mate, of Albany, who also wore
into 41 farms. The government white, and carried pink carna­
buys the crops raised by the In­ tions. Lloyd Leabo, brother of
dians, paying them the highest | the bride was best man. Guests
market price therefor, and thus | to the number of about thirty-
making them self-supporting. five witnessed the ceremony,
The wisdom of this move is after which a light luncheon was
shown in the fact that, whereas served. Many valuable and beau­
when the wards of the govern- j tiful presents were received.
Mrs. Morley is the daughter
ment received allotments o f food
and money at stated periods for o f A. R. Leabo, for many years
their maintenance, they were in the mercantile business in this
shiftless and lazy, and would do city, and at present cashier of
nothing towards earning a livli- j the First National bank. Her
hood, but under the present sys grandfather, the late Alanson
tern they are industrious, sober Hinman, was one o f Oregon’s
earliest and most prominent pio­
and law-abiding.
On the reservation where Mr. neers, who held many responsible
Wagner is stationed, the Indians offices over the state, and who
live in good houses, dress in the was for several terms mayor of
costume of the white race, attend this city. Mrs. Morley attended
church regularly, and observe all Pacific University for several
the manners and customs o f the years, and has been a social fav­
pale-face. On certain occasions orite among the younger set in
they assume their native dress both the town and college. Mr.
and hold forth in the festivities Morley has resided in the Grove
which made Lo, the poor Indian, about two years, coming here
glad in the far-off days when he from Wisconsin.
Out o f town guests at the wed­
knew no care but to chase the
creatures o f the wild with bow ding were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank
and arrow,dream away the happy H. Dunham and Mr. and Mrs.
hours, and hear the voice o f the Oscar Baldwin, o f Portland; Miss
Great Spirit speaking to him in j Lad Leabo and Mr. Bert Leabo,
the thunder o f the hurricane, the j McMinnville, and Miss Bessie
roar o f the waterfall, and the Smith o f North Yamhill.
gentle murmur o f the wind in
the pines.
The water for the irrigation of
this reservation is obtained from
the Truckee River, which is the
Republicans met in the North
outlet for Lake Taho, located and South Forest Grove precincts
about 100 miles from the reserva­ last Saturday night and elected
tion. The main irrigation ditch delegates to the county assembly
is about eight miles in length, that meets in Hillsboro this com­
and there are approximately 20 ing Saturday, when candidates
miles o f lateral ditches. Young will be chosen to go before the
cottonwood trees line either side primary election for ratification
o f the main ditch. Pyramid Lake, as candidates o f the party next
about six miles above the irrigat­ November.
ed section o f the reservation,and
In the South precinct meeting,
where is located the head-gate of C. O. Roe was elected chairman,
the main ditch, is well stocked and A. G. Hoffman, secretary.
with fish, and the Indians catch The following delegates were
them in large numbers during the chosen: Dr. Charles Hines, C.O.
fishing season. finding a ready Roe, John Thornburgh, O. W.
market in Reno, and making as Humphreys, Mark Bump, E. B.
much as $300 during the season. Sappington, W. J. R. Beach,
In Pyramid Lake is located a John Templeton, O. M. Gardner,
large island, known as Thunder B. E. Lamont, A. B. Todd, O. L.
Island, and here in the nesting Ahlstrom and A. G. Hoffman.
season, counties thousands of
In the North precinct B. H.
pelicans gather to build their Laughlin was chosen chairman
nests and rear their young.
and E. W. Haines, secretary.
Missionaries o f the Episcopal Delegates chosen were: E. W.
denomination have charge of the Haines, B. H. Laughlin, John
religious teaching of the Indians Fletcher, H. G. King, L. J. Corl,
on the Piute reservation, and the J. C. Clark, O. S. Higby, E. J,
government maintains schools Bonshoe and H. T. Buxton.
for the children.
Republicans Elect Delegates
Christian Church Services
Gfted Orator to Speak
Oliver W. Stewart o f Chicago,
the celebrated orator who will
speak in the tent on the Congre­
gational church square tomor­
row night in the interests of pro­
hibition, is considered to be one
of the most gifted orators in the
He is of magnetic personality
and is a speaker who has studied
his subject in all its bearings.and
the hope of the world . ”
8 his presentation is logically co­
oclock— “ god ’ s test of faith . ” herent clear, forceful and elo­
Rocking the boat still remains
Those who miss hearing Mr.
a summer pastime for fools.
Stewart will miss a treat
Did you ever attend a modern
up-to-date Bible School? Do you
know what qualifications are
necessary to make schools “ front
rank ?”
If not, come and find
out for yourself. 221 were in at­
tendance last Sunday.
and join our School if you are not
a member elsewhere.
Sermon subjects—Sunday July
31st. “ the foes , the needs and
An Ordinance
water rates for the City o f Forest
Grove, providing for water Com­
missioner and penalty for viola­
tion, and repealing all Ordinances
and parts o f Ordinances in con­
flict herewith.
»rest Grove does
The City o f Forpst
ordain as follows, to-wit;
Election, Powers and Duties
of Commissioner of
Water Fund
No. 38
Cupid Again Proves Winner Council Pass New Light and
Water Ordinances— Accept
A pretty wedding that united
two o f Washington
Bond of Water Pipe Co.
young people occurred at the
home o f Mr" and Mrs. C. Nelson
The city council met in an ad-
o f Dixie, sixteen miles northeast
o f this city, Wednesday at high ! journed session Tuesday evening,
noon, when Miss Lillian M. Nel­ the Mayor, all members o f the
son became the bride o f Esra T. council, the street commissioner,
Dixon, Rev. E. V. Stivers, pas­ recorder, and the Chief o f Police
tor o f the local Christian church, being present The light and
reading the service that made water ordinances were passed,
the happy couple one. Friends some changes having been made
and relatives witnessed the cere­ in the light ordinance since the
mony which consummated the time it passed the second read­
work begun by the little “ Love ing at the previous session o f the
God,” after which a luncheon council. As amended the ordi­
was served to the invited guests. nance now provides that the flat
Mrs. Dixon is well known at rate where there is no meter
Dixie and in other sections o f the measurement for lighting shall be
county, and is much 1 ked for five cents per cand'e-power to
her many estimable qualities. the amount o f 50 candle-power;
Mr. Dixon is a Forest Grove boy, next 25 shall be 4&¡exceeding 75,
and graduated this year from 4 cents per candle-power, these
the Oregon Agricultural College rates to be by the month.
in the mining engineer’ s course. Measured by meter the rate by
He also taught in the agricultur­ the month shall be on a basis o f
al college while attending that 12& cents per killowatt for first
institution. Mr. and Mrs. Dixon 100 killowatt,and for all over 100
will make their home in the j at the rate o f 10 cents per killo­
Couer D ’ Alene mining district, watt. The minimum charge to
where Mr. Dixon will follow his any individual shall be 75 cents.
One porch lamp not exceeding 8
chosen profession.
candle-power shall be 25 cents
1 per month.
The light ordinance provides
that the council shall appoint a
The paper that last
week commissioner o f the light funds,
printed the statement that it to hold office at the pleasure o f
published exclusively the notice that body, and whose duties
o f the coming of Dr. Bernhard shall be to collect all money due
Boeggild, the great Danish dairy Forest Grove for electricity and
authority, to Forest Grove, was light, for installing electric ser­
either willfully false or made the vice, for repair o f same, for mater­
statement through crass stupid­ ial sold, or any other money due
ity. The PRESS gave notice in the city on account o f electricity,
its issue of July 14 of the coming light or power furnished by the
o f Dr. Boeggild to Portland, Sal­ city. Tne commissioner shall re­
em, Forest Grove and other Oreg­ port each month amount collect­
ed during previous calander
on cities.
Some papers and people, when month; keep a list o f installations
they cannot best competitors by total candle-power installed in
sticking to the truth, will “ Cook” each building, etc.
The Council ordered that $4,
up something. How does the
000 be paid the Western Water
community regard them.
Pipe company on their contract
with the City. The bond o f this
There shall be elected by the
Common Council o f the City of
Forest Grove a Commissioner of
the Water Funds, who shall hold
his office during the pleasure of
the City Council and whose du­
ties shall be as follows;
1st. To collect all money due
the City for water, for repairs
on piping, for material sold and
other money due the City on ac­
count of water furnished by the
2nd. To report to the Common
Council at its first regular meet­
ing in each month the total
amount collected during the pre­
vious calander month, also all
amount due the City and not
paid during each calander month.
3rd. To keep a list of the in­
stallations o f water, and number
o f faucets, where water is not
furnished by meter measure­
ment, which list shall be correct­
ed up each month and shall be so
arranged and indexed that the
amount due from each patron can
be readily ascertained.
The Commissioner of
Water Funds shall qualify by
taking and subscribing the usual
official oath and giving a good
and sufficient bond, fixed by re­
solution o f the Common Council,
o f not less than five hundred doll­
ars, which bond must be approved
by the Common Council and held
by the Mayor. At the option of
the Common Council this bond
Allan A. Dale, Lotus L. Lang-
may be given in conjunction with ! ley and wife, and Miss Manche
the bond given for the light fund. Langley, left Wednesday morn-
| ing for a two weeks outing in the
coast range and at the beach.
The party went to Yamhill on the
Water Funda
! train, from whence they will
“ hike” to the Trask road house,
All money received or collected and will spend some time on the
by the Commissioner for water i upper Trask teaching the fish to
under this Ordinance shall be dodge their hook.
From the
paid to the City Treasurer on the Trask they will tramp through to
first day o f each month and the Tillamook, probably to Cannon
Treasurer shall place the same in Beach and Sea Side and back
the water fund, from which funds home over the Wilson River stage
shall be paid all operation ex­ route. This same party made a
penses o f the water system, in­ trip, two years ago, twenty miles
cluding repairs, and the balance from any settlement, into the
shall be paid to liquidate the wildest district o f the Salmon
bonded indebtedness o f the city Berry, where, they said, the old"
for water, and no portion o f such est fish had never seen a white
funds shall be paid out except on man.
order o f the Common Council, by
warrant drawn upon such fund,
Edison says that one could live
which warrant shall designate exclusively on canned goods.
the purpose for which the expend­ But would one?.
iture is made and said warrant
The woman who purrs when
must be signed by the Mayor and
shall be attested by the Recorder you call her a kitten would scratch
your eyes out if you were to call
o f the City o f Forest Grove.
her a cat.
Willfully False or Stupid
Grove People on Long Walk
The Common Council to
Have General Supervision
Sustained Broken Ribs
company was accepted. Under
the bond the company shall save
the city free and harmless from
expense in the operation o f the
pipes, together with all gates and
other appurtenances, arising from
defective materials or workman­
ship, for a period o f one year.
A bill o f $100.16 was ordered
paid to J. C. Martin company.
Else-where in the PRESS will be
found the water ordinance.
Pleasant Surprise Party
A number o f the young friends
o f Kennard Dixon, living in South
Park, gave him a surprise party
Saturday night. Kennard was
called up town on some pretext,
and when he returned home
about eight o ’clock the young
people were in full possession of
the premises. It was the sur­
prise o f Kennard’s life, but he
quickly recovered his usual a*
plomb, after which the merry
crowd repaired to an oak grove
near the residence, where sever­
al happy hours were spent in
playing games and in social con­
verse. Ice cream and cake, furn­
ished bv the surprisers, was serv­
ed during the evening, and at a
late hour
sought their homes, after voting
Kennard a jolly good fellow ana
the party a success.
Those present were: Hazel
Stockman, Geneva Griffith, Eva
Vanderburg,Vivian D ixon,Luella
Markee.Mrs.Guy Stockman,Nell­
ie Johnson, Sadie Devlin, Lennie
Bumsworth, lva Devlin, Alice
Bumsworth, Glen Markee, Earl
Jackson, Guy Stockman, John
Ireland, Itoscoe Barker, Arthur
Ireland, Robert Mott, Claud Davis,
Roy Grove, Kennard Dixon and
Charles Grove.
James McClaren, an aged resi­
dent o f Gales creek, was quite
seriously injured Tuesday after­
noon. Mr. McClaren is a lum­
ber hauler, and was returning to
the mill with an empty wagon,
when he was in some manner
thrown from his seat to the
ground and his side badly hurt,
i several ribs being put out o f
Application for Water Service commission for a time. Doctor
Hines attended the injured man.
Applications for water shall
be made in writing to the Com­
Virginia has a hen that photo­
mon Council or its duly authoriz­ graphs people on her eggs. Will
A Poughkeepsie girl was ost­
ed agent as follows; Applica- the food commission allow re- racized for marrying. This item
(Continued on Page 6)
, touching.
has no moral.
The Common Council shall,
either directly or through such
agents as it may, from time to
time, designate, have general
supervision o f the Water System
of the City o f Forest Grove.