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About Forest Grove press. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1909-1914 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 4, 1910)
living on the farm, were almost showing what can be produced
too grievous to be bourne, and ac by the soil o f the county, but we
Published & Edited by
counted mostly for the young think they do not go far enough.
G. E. S E C O U R
leaving the farms for the cities. In connection with the display of
in the City o f
F orest G ro ve , O regon ,
Those times and conditions are live stock, fruits, vegetables and
THURSDAY o f EACH WEEK. now happily past in the case of manufactured
series o f lec
most o f the people now living on
I n d e p e n d e n t P h on es
tures by men and women chosen
O f f i c e 505
R e s i d e n c e 231
free delivery o f mail brings the from each section,and the people
Entered at the poet office a t Forest Grove, Oirn
farmer in direct touch with the should make it their business to
1 mail m atter of the second class.
cities, and if the country roads, be present and get the benefit
T erms o r S u b s c r i p t i o n
which are being made better therefrom.
CASH IN ADVANCE
from year to year, still are too
One Year $1.00 - Si* Months 75
Columbia County Shown Up
poor for much travel during some
Display advertisements for publica
o f the winter months, the tiller of
tion in the PRESS must be in this office
The Rainier Review published
not later than Tuesday evening to in the soil and his family have the
daily papers to while away the
sure appearance in current issue.
week, which shows
evenings, and may hold social
converse with neighbors and
friends in town over the magic
wires. Dwellers o f the country
The PRESS is published with districts are being brought closer with splendid half-tone cuts o f
the constant aim o f best serving
business houses and dwellings in
our advertisers and subscribers. together because o f the cutting
various towns o f the county,
W e believe they are interested in up o f large farms into small
the publication, and we shall be tracts, which gives them better and tells in an entertaining man
pleased to receive any suggestion advantages for social intercourse. ner o f what makes Columbia
looking towards its improvement. This also gives the farmer more county one o f the greatest in
If you know any news items of
Walter C. Fry, the
interest, such as visitors to or returns for his labor, and more
f the Rainier Review,
from the city, weddings, social
gatherings, births, deaths, new he attempts to take care o f more knows how to place the advan
improvements, fires, accidents, ground than one man can handle. tages o f his county before the
etc., either in town or country,
Farmers are learning that ten world, and we congratulate him.
phone them in. make a note of
well cultivated will net
the occurances and hand in at the
The barber belongs to a shav
office, or tell Mr. Ed. S. Sparks, them more money with less work,
who is reporter for the PRESS, than one hundred acres half culti ing se t
about it. Your kindness will be vated.
By systematizing his
When you have
work the farmer now has time to
Single men should not lead
read your paper,kindly hand it to
some one not a subscriber. If he
will spin into town in his rubber-
reads a copy we will land him.
tired buggy or his automobile,
The fish you catch always eye
THE PUBLISHER. with his family, and enjoy an
with baited breath.
Ind. phones: Office 505.
evening at the theatre or other
Residence 285 or 231.
places o f amusement, and his en
Are your friends the kind you
joyment will have a zest to it that
or the kind that need you.
City or Country
is lacking in the case o f the blase
city dweller. Should the farmer
The man who puts his foot in his
discussion be ill for a few weeks, he is not
comes up as to the relative mer- haunted by the fear that he may mouth at least makes both ends
its o f town or country life, and come to want, as his crops will meet.
we heard a heated argument re continue to grow and his stock to
cently on the subject, one per take on flesh, with the assistance
In the drawing for brains the
son championing the country as that will be given by kind neigh number o f blanks seems to have
the place where the greater bors.
amount o f happiness is to be
With the increasing advantag
found, while his opponent held es o f country living, more and
The bachelor who is afraid o f
that the city or town offered far more people are leaving the con- falling in love should take out an
more chances for enjoyment o f gested cities for farms.and as the accident policy.
electric roads into the rural dis-
Our opinion is that with pre- tricts increase and the highways
Woman tells us that angels do
sent day conditions, life on the are
for not gossip. Where do women go
farm is to be preferred to life in rapid travel to and from tl>e to when they die?
those who are better
the city, especially for those in city,
circumstances, and fitted by training to work at
There’ s one good thing about
were it possible for us to choose, trades rather than to perform
your political enemies. They
the present writing would find farm labor, will at least seek to
never borrow money from you.
us on a “ little farm well tilled." own an acre or two in the country,
Life for the laboring man in the where a home may be built, a
I f a woman is really in love a
city is made up mostly of a daily cow and chickens kept, a garden
grind, six days in the week, with raised, and the owner spend his cheap engagement ring will ans
the possibility at any time of los- nights away from the turmoil o f wer just as well as a diamond one.
ing his job through sickness,clos- the city after his day’s work is
ing down o f the plant where he done.
Somehow Senator Gore, the
may be working, or by being_________ ?
blind Senator, does not always
When the laboring
County Experiance Meetings
see things the way his colleagues
man in the city stops work, his
income stops also, and if he hap
One way to advance the best
pens to have a few dollars laid interests of Washington county
And if some people didn’ t think
by for a rainy day, the clouds would be for the people living
they knew quite so much tney
are very apt to give up their within its borders to get together
would probably know a little
moisture about this time. The once a year for a day or two, and
principal methods o f enjoyment discuss the needs o f the various
o f the dwellers in the city are sections; tell what has been ac-
What has become o f the old-
attending the theater,ball games complished in the way of road
fashioned man who attended a
and other forms o f amusement, building, soil culture; what crops
wedding and insisted on kissing
While these are all well enough are best adapted to the different
in moderation.the constant same- qualities o f soil; what kind of
ness soon palls on one, which is live stock are the most profitable
You cannot always judge a man
shown in the look o f boredom on where the crops raised must be
the clothes he wears, but you
the faces o f most o f the city peo taken into consideration; better
judge his wife by their ap-
methods o f marketing; how to
Time w r s when to live on a enhance the relations between
farm was almost to live out o f the grower and the consumer,
When a young man starts sow-
the pale o f civilization, because of and. in fine, to make o f the gath
no other means o f communica ering an experience meeting, inghis wild oats, his parents should
tion with the outside world ex where those who have profited see that they are thoroughly
cept by traveling over roads, (es- by past experiences may pass thrashed out
pecially in the winter time.) their knowledge along,
whose condition was worse than
About the only occasion when
Ttw African name for tbo Victoria
execrable, to judge by the mut- the people o f the county get to- falla la **Moal od tunja." which me«us
tered language of the farmer as gether is on the 4th o f July, and •smoke thunders her«."
Society M olars.
his horses wallowed through the then more for the purpose o f giv-
Drntlat— Woll. bow do tbo now tooth
knee-deep mud and a wagon ing manifestation o f their patriot- work? Everything satisfactory?
wheel sank to the hub in a chuck ism. than anything else. The
Pattont— Not exactly. Thoy seem to
hole. The long months o f isola- fairs that are coming to be an eat tbo others
Dentist-Naturally. They don’t be
tion during these times, which annual feature in Washington
ta the same sat, yon k n ow —Ex-
fell moat heavily on the women county are o f much benefit as
F o r e s t G r o v e P r e s s
T o Our Patrons
The warm weather has a tend
ency to make some people hot in
A Morman preacher claims that
the garden o f Eden was located
in Missouri. Anyway old Adam
was shown a few things.
W . M. Langley & Son
A Berlin scientist says that food
can be made from air—which
may enlighten us as to how some
people have existed in the past.
Forest Grove, Ogn.
J. N. Hoffman
Collections and all business entrusted to m
given prompt attention. Attorney tor Forest
Grove Collection Agency.
No, rio, Ermyntrude, no one in
Forest Grave is heir to four hund
Merely a pipe
dream of the other fellow, dear.
OiSce-Hoffman Bldg. Pacific Ave.
Ind. Phone 502
H. W. Vollmer, M. P.
Physician and Surgeon
The mosquito who puncture
the epidermis of the grouch with
his proboscis and makes a meal
o f his corpuscles must want to
Office in Abbott Bldg.
Forest Grove, Ogn.
O. W. Humphrey
When speaking of a dead friend
do not say, “ peace to his ashes,”
or some people may think you art-
making a mean inference a.out
the place he went to.
Forest Grove, Oregon
Dr. O. H. Scheetz
Specialist in nervous diseases, lung trouble,
rheumatism, in fact all di?easeb.
When you wish to take a fall
out o f any one, it is good policy
to be sure of what you are writ
ing about, otherwise you may
make yourself ridiculous.
Office next to LaCourse’s store
W . H. Hollis
One hundred Chicago girls in
writing essays on “ The Ideal
Husband," said he was one “ cap
able o f living the real life .” A
diagram should go with that
Forest Grove, Ogn.
W. Q. Tucker, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Diseases o f W omen A Specialty
Dr. Brown’s Old Office
Forest Grove, Ore.
Victor H. Limber
Funeral Director and Emtahner
VIII.—Might Have Been
Dr. C. EL Bockmann
Hilda the Helper now and then was
wont to say to women, “ Let us
CO-OPERATE W ITH MEN and Office in Forest Grove Nat’l Bank Bldg
be right in the swimmin'.”
W . J. R. Beach
Fire and Life Insurance
If y o u don’t insure with me
W E B O T H LOSE
North First Street, near Main
F orest Grove, Cre.
So pleased were all the men with
saw SHE WAS A
Satisfaction gi:a* anteed.
STAYER— they said, if she ¿id reasonable. Basement Hoffman build
not demur, they’d like to make
Bat Hilda had another plan in help-
fnlneu to mingle, the which con-
cerned a tingle man who wouldn’t
long be tingle.
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Business Cards. Calling
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Anything else that can be pro
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