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About Forest Grove press. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1909-1914 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 1, 1910)
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Published & Edited by
The P r e s s has no disposition vested. We hope lie interest in marrying joke,
G. E. S E C O U R
to knock. That which for the the matter aroused by the PRESS
in the City of
F orest G ro ve , O regon ,
best interests of the town would [ will continue until it comes to
THURSDAY o f EACH WEEK. better be left unsaid, we won’ tsay full iruition.
The object o f this paper is to
I n d e p e n d e n t P hones
work always for the up-building
Road Building in low
O f f i c e 505
R esidence 231
o f the town, community and
The women say that unless you :
Entered at the poet office at Forest Grove, O rti county, and to that end we will
A remarkable thing has been are very careful, it is easy to get!
as mail matter o f the second class.
lend the aid and influence o f our accomplished in road work in an ugly carpet ort your lloor.
T e r m s o f S u b s c r ip t io n
columns. We do not consider it Iowa. A good highway has been
CASH IN ADVANCE
as knocking when we call atten established at an estimated cost
One Year $1.00 - Six Months .76
A bug that will try to get sus
tion to any needed improvement, o f building and maintenance of
from an imitation palm,
Display advertisements for publica but on the contrary think that $3 a mile for the first year.
This certainly has the wrong huncii.
tion in the PRESS must be in this office where there is a disposition on
road extends from Council Bluffs
not later than Tuesday evening to in
the part of the citizens or officials to Davenport and is 380 miles in
sure appearance in current issue.
One never fully appreciates a
to Le careless in any matter length.
until one sleeps with a lad
touching the civic welfare, the
The work was practically all
T o O u r P atrons
proper word spoken at the proper done by volunteer labor, on the who has been eating crackers in H. W . Volimer, M. D.
time, and repeated if necessary, “ township unit” plan.
Physician end Surgeon
The PRESS is published wit will do much to enhance the were commissioners for each
Office in Abbott Bldg.
the constant aim o f best serving growth of the town or commun county thru which the road pass
The most uncommon thing in
Forest Grove, Ogu.
our advertisers and subscribers ity.
ed, all without pay, and ali class this world, despite its universal
We believe they are interested in
Therefore we again call the at es o f people, including farmers, application, seems to he common
the publication, and we shall be
O. W . Humphrey
tention o f the property owners automobile
pleased to receive any suggestion
and the city officials o f Forest
looking towards its improvement.
Grove to the fact that the side and editors were pressed into
It’s easy to say lots of bright,
If you know any news items of
walks need repairing. If it were service. The townships were original things if your auditors j
forest Grove, Oregon
interest, such as visitors to or
only that the walks in a few spec also organized, and like a great never heard them before you stole
from the city, weddings, soda
ific cases in the town needed at military machine, the whole line them.
D r. O . H. Scheetz
gatherings, births, deaths, new
tention, it would not matter so was put into action under the di
improvements, fires, accidents,
much, but the truth o f the mat rection o f the “ dragged road
A true wife, says an old grouch, j S o cia lis t, in cei vous dise«*«“;, lung: trouble,
etc., either in town or country,
ter is that in all sections within secretary.” The road was divid is one that loves her husband and ! rlxHimutisn., in-fact ail disease*.
phone them in. make a note o f
the corporate limits there are ed among the various squads and her country and doesn’ t try to j
O ffice iic x t to L a C o u r s e ’s store
the occurances and hand in at the
walks that are a disgrace to the persistently dragged into good run either.
office, or tell Mr. Ed. S. Sparks,
city. Loose, rotten and broken condition. Drags were attached
W . H. Koliis
who is reporter for the PRESS,
)oards are the rule, not the excep to autos, which proved very val
about it. Your kindness will be
tion. It is a duty that each prop uable for the purpose. The good
A tto rm y -ct-L cw
gencies, others stick theirs out of
When you have
erty owner owes to the town, that road was very speedily evolved
read your paper, kindly hand it to
Forest Grove, Cgn.
îe should keep his walks in front from what had been a mud road.
matter of taste.
some one not a subscriber. If he
o f his holdings in good condition, One o f the results was the en
reads a copy we will land him.
jut if he remains careless and couragement o f the use o f more
W . Q. Tucker, M. D.
Doing as one pleases sounds
negligent in the matter, it then motor cars, and it is said that
Physician en d Surgeon
lecomes the bounden duty o f the 8000 o f them were sold in that good, but there is an old saying Diseases o f Women A i pecialty
Ind. phones: Office 505.
that one should believe only about
city officials to take cognizance o f state this season.
Dr. Brown’s Old Office
Residence 285 or 231.
what they hear.
On a smaller scale something
Forest Glove, Ore.
the matter, and act in a manner
as becomes their official positions. o f a similar character was recent
Don’t Knock; Get Out
As soon as a man’shat is taken
Many towns in the state with no ly done in Idaho. Last Sunday
Victor H. Limber
him at areceptiou. he whis
Funeral Director and Embairer
Some people o f the present day
Wallace made an excursion to pers to his wife, “ How soon can
are as hard to satisfy as their an Grove are paving their streets
Fourth o f July canyon.
Each we get out o f here?”
cestor, Adam, in the garden of and building cement sidewalks to
C h a p e l,
f o r e s t Grove
one took an extra man along and
Eden. In conversation with the replace those made o f wood, and
Would a bride rather have a
writer the other day, an old moss- quite a large number o f our citi
worked hard all day on the road half dozen heavy silver spoons as Dr. C. E. Eockrnann
back who has lived in this com
between Wallace and
Coeur a wedding present than a dozen
munity since probably the year ikewise, holding that it will not
mak light silver spoons?
one, broke out into a wail that
ing it a good thoroughfare for
Office next door to Forest Grov" Press
would have been pathetic had it that the advantages that will ac
Home office: 151 East 28 PL, Portion d
motor vehicles, and incidentally
Some young men seerr. to think j
not been amusing. The burden crue thru using the superior ma
that a college diploma is a daily i
o f his plaint was that Forest terial will be incalculable. We
The moral o f these incidents order on the universe for three'
W. i. H. Beach
Grove was behind the times, or,
is that cooperative effort goes a square meals and flub-duhs.
to quote his language “ There
Fire and Life Insurance
long ways in road improvement.
aint nothin’ doin’ here; the town’ s îe cost must be taken into con
The building o f good roads does
too slow. I guess this is about sideration. If the propery own
An Iowa woman found a darn
not necessarily involve the col
the the dullest town I ever ers are not at this time able finan
ing needle in the yolk o f a boiled
If you don’ t injure with me
lection o f heavy taxes or sub
egg. The old hen was probably
WE BOTH LOSE
It is a strange feature o f hu le town grows and property be scriptions and the spending o f a trying to imitate a ball o f yarn. j
North First Street, near Main
man nature that a man will live comes more valuable, better ones large sum o f money. The con
Forest Grove, Ore.
in a town or community for a may be constructed. In the mean tribution o f a small amount o f
It makes a man mad to get a
life time, and still have nothing time, for the sake o f civic pride labor by many individuals under light bill when his wife is away
but hard words for his section. and the welfare o f the residents a systematised plan o f work, will on a vacation and the juice has
CARL HOFFM AN
The reason why people o f this of the town, let us keep our wood often accomplish wonders in road not been turned on for six weeks.
character always have their little
hammer out, and can see noth
There is something strange
Make the most o f yourself or
Press Editorial Bears Fruit
ing good to talk about, is that the
about it, but no matter how poor
you will not amount to much.
slowness and dullness o f which
acomplection a girl may have,she reasonable. Basement Hoffman build
ing. phone 502.
The editorial in the P r e s s some
they complain is to be found in
is always afraid it will be spoiled
their own personalities, and not weeks ago, urging the business
by the sun.
in the region where they may men o f Forest Grove to lend their o f a boy is rain on circus day.
J O H N WUNDERLICH
chance to live. Let a locality be moral and financial support to the
Some women claim nothing
never so fair and full o f promise, organization of a town band, is , Every man engaged in a law makes them so tired as for a man
yet one o f these men placed there bearing fruit, as is evidenced by suit claims he was forced into it. to tell them what a Devil he has
in will drag along, wasting op- the fact that a petition having
been. It takes some a long time
The good merchant is usually to get tired, however.
porunities and bewailing the that object in view, has been cir
Prompt Attention Given to
times and conditions, while those culated and freely signed by the the best advertiser and vise versa.
blessed with an optomistic view business people.
o f life and the talent to take hold
This is a move is the right di
The milk o f human kindness
and shape adverse conditions to rection, and we feel sure that if raises the finest kind o f cream.
their ends, will prosper and make the business houses and towns
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their fields blossom as the rose. people in general will not only
Now that aviation has become
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As againt the occasional grouch, work for the musical organization
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craze all the time is fly time.
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Forest Grove has quite a large but will remain loyal to the band
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number of citizens who have lived after it is organized, that the boys
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There are some folk wise
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in a number of communities in will always be more than willing
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various sections o f the country, to do their part. Forest Grove
Letter Heads. Envelopes.
who have elected to make this has enough amateur and profess
Business , Cards. Calling
Most self-made men act like
their permanent home, and who ional musicians to give us one o f
Cards, Statements. Bill
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are ready at all times to declare the strongest bands in the state, they had been in a hurry with
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Heads. Circulars, td
it to be as progressive and wide and they only need the interest
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awake as the average, and with and encouragement o f the citi
Anything else that can be pT0"
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It begins to look as if Senator
as many opportunities to succeed. zens to make o f it a reality and
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duced with ink and paper. I*
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The thing for the chronic pessi- success. There is scarcely a Gore, for a blind man, saw a great
us have your next order. "
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mist to do when life in any given town in the state but what has a ueal o f corruption in that Indian
will deliver you a satisfactory d j
locality has become one long, musical band organization, and lauus deal that many public men
dreary, cloudy day, is to hunt for there is nothing that will give the who never complained o f poor
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citizens o f the town more enjoy- eyesight overlooked.
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