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FOREST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY. OCT. 13. 1910
Trust Magnates Contribute Summer Complaint Takes Child Woman s Club Have In
to Cause ot Prohibition Everett Frank Ortman, the teresting Meeting Monday
Hon. Sydney Story, the brilliant
Souinern orator,spoke to a lastly
unm.nsning audience in the iv.of
F. nail r riday mgnt, under the
auspices ot me greater Oregon
Home Rule Association. Aoout
a Hundred people were lured iorth
by me sweet strains of music
tnrown on tne paipicaung air by
me nome band, anu as me mu
sician» played at the entrance of
tne hail 1 t naturally followed
m at the crowd rusaed in after
tne music was over.
A lter being suitably introduced
Air. otory spoae for an nour and
a naif, ills topic being ’'Prohibit
ion is Mot Temperance’ . ne
made me statement tnat in states
mat were under prohibition,more
liquor was sold than in "w et’
states, and that in prohibition
staies crime was rampant. The
only solution of the liquor problem
in tne view ot the speaker, was
regulation, because state wide
proiiibitron is never backed by
puohc sentiment, and therefore
must be a failure. The speaker
told o t .Rockefeller and otner
trust magnates giving huge sums
for t h e came o I prohibition,
wnether or not with the inten
tion of throwing a boquet at the
magnates or appealing to tne an-
tagomsims of tne proletariat was
uncertain. He said he had been
in nearly all the ary counties in
Ore.,on, ana found more liquor
soiu therein than in those count
ies that regulated the sale o f
strong drink. Tne speaker gave
no statistics to prove his assert
ions, and that the lecture was
considered logically weak was
proven by the fact that by twos
and threes the audience silently
stole away during the time of
twenty-month old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Ortman, who re
side about two miles north of
this city, died Saturday from
summer complaint. Funeral ser
vices were held Monday, Rev. E.
V. Stivers officiating, with inter
ment in f orest View Cemetary.
The sympathy of all is extended
to the bereaved parents in the
untimely taking off of their
Artisans Have Royal Time
K. P. Hall, Tuesday evening,
resounded with the joyous laugn-
ter and gay sallies of a particul
arly bright and scintillating gath
ering of "Artistans Perfect.”
Mrs. E. W. Chandler, past-grand
master, was the guest of the eve
ning, and right royally was she
entertained. Mrs. Chas. Hines,
assisted by Mrs. W. B. Haines,
had charge of the evenings en
tertainments and presented a
varied and interesting program
which met with universal approv
al. Haskel Perrin and Miss
Goldie Peterson rendered several
vocal numbers to the great grat
ification of those present. Miss
Ruth Thomas was accompanist.
Miss Genevieve Courtney gave
her inimitable readings to great
After refreshments had been
disposed of, the balance of the
evening was passed in the play
ing of various games, and at a
late hour the assemblage dispers
ed, heartily satisfied with the af
fair in its entirety.
Monthly School Report
Monthly report of Forest Grove
Public Scnools for month ending
Mrs. A. G. Hoffman entertain Oct. 7. Number enrolled boys,207.
ed the members of the Ladies1 Girls 240, total, 447.
Aid Society of t h e Methodist Whole days attendance 5981
church, to the number of thirty,
yesterday afternoon at Green
Gables. Several decidedly pleas Pupils neither absent
ant hours were spent, and refresh
ments of a most delicious nature
Percent of attendance 99.9
Youth Suiters Badly Cut Foot
Frank Knox, an eighteen-year were made by pupils in the High
old youth, was brought to his School.
home on the northeast edge of
town; Thursday, suffering from
a very bad cut in the foot, receiv
ed while "sniping” a log in a
logging camp at Prindle, Wash The Bible school is increasing
ington. The wound was received in interest and power each Sun
some days before the young man day. The Junior department had
was brought home, but as the charge of the school last Sunday
boss of the camp was away, no and they did their work well.
attention was given it, other than We are one of the nine front
to bind it up. Roy Knox, who rank” schools in the state. “This
had been visiting his parents, means that our organization is
returned to his work at the Prin one of the highest class which
dle camp Wednesday, and dis qualifies us for the very best ser
covered his brother’s condition, vice—Come join us in this work.
immediately brought him home. Sermons for Sunday: 11 a. m.
Dr. Vollmer of this city, dressed ‘They Saw No One Save Jesus,
the wound, which required sever Only.” 7.30 ‘ T h e Wheel o f
E. V. Stivers
al stitches to close. The lad is Life.”
recovering in a favorabte man
“Happy Dozen” Celebrate
Miss Katherine Shannon enter
tained ihe FIuer-de-Lis Club at
her home Saturday afternoon.
One of the particular features of
the afternoon was the presenta
tion of the Club’s wedding pres
ent to Mrs. Frank Meresse. It
has long been the custom of the
Club to present it’s members with
a wedding g ift The afternoon
was pleasantly spent at fancy
work and the hostess sang a
number of pretty songs. Dainty
refreshments were served.
Miss Josephine Baber enter
tained the "Happy Dozen” Club
Friday afternoon. Besides the
regular members those present
were Mrs. August Kinney, of
Astoria, and Miss Minnie Myers.
Mrs. Phillip Kinzer won the
prize for the highest score at
Five Hundred. Delicious lun
cheon was served and the after
noon was thoroughly enjoyed.
Wednesday afternoon and ev
ening Rev. Gould united in m ar
riage Edna J. Corl and Wm. R.
Cook, at the home of the bride’s
Farber, who we it to Wis
last spring to make nis parent , and Sam’l. L. Show and
has returned t o Forest Em;, a L. Stillwell, at the latter’s
home 1 mile east of town.
City Council Will
Repair Street Crossings
Last evening Rev. Sims of the
Free Methodist church united in
Seven new members were ad marriage, at the home of the
At the regular meeting of the
mitted into the Woman’s Club of bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. city council Tuesday evening,the
this city at its first regular meet L. Brock, in this city, Ethel Tva, most important business trans
ing of the year, held at the home and Clyde M. Trueblood, of Port- acted, in the estimation of the
P ress , was the official instruct
of Mrs. W. W. McEldowney, Jand.
The wedding was a quiet affair, ions given the street commission
Routine business was trans but a few close friends and rela er t o at once repair the two
acted during the regular session, tives being present The couple crossings at the corner of Main
in preparation for the work of will make their home in Portland street and First avenue North.
the year, after which a social where the groom is employed as These crossings have been a nui
hour was most pleasantly spent, a stenographer and bookkeeper. sance to pedestrians, as has been
repeatedly pointed out in the ed
and colfee and sandwiches serv
itorial columns of this paper,and
Mrs. A. B. Todd was elected Prominent Mason Passes Away their elevation will be a welcome
Recording Secretary and Mrs. B.
relief to the citizens of the city
F. White, Corresponding Secre John M. Hodson passed away and its transit travel.
The council granted permission
tary. Funds were appropiated at his home in Portland Sunday
with which to pay the expense morning after an illness of sever to the Buxton Cemetery Associa
of seeping the Rogers Free Lib al months, at the age o f 71. tion to use such amount of the
rary open on Sundays.
Death followed closely after a overflow of water from the reser
Several issues that are to come stroke of paralysis. Mr. Hodson voir as they might require for
before the State Federation were was an ex-grand master of the purposes of keeping the grounds
discussed but no action taken.
Oregi n lodge of Masons and a in A
petition presented by Prof.
The new members admitted promi ent business man of the
were: Mesdames Walker,Shippee, Rose city. He was a native of A. Ben Kori for a sidewalk on
Wattrous, Thatcher, Sclyetz, Se- Ohio and came to Oregon in 1883 the street occupied by his resi
n.ones and Glaisa^r.
was referred to the street
establishing the Eugene Register. dence
Prof. Kori’s resi
In 1887 he removed to Portland dence is at present
where he resided until called by
Youngsters Down“01d Timers” the gi im reaper. Deceased leaves city limits.
An ordinance presented by A.
a wife and one daughter, Mr .
Welch, who is taking over the
The Alumni of Pacific went William Muffley of Portland.
down to defeat Saturday at the
Mr. Hodson held many posts of Haines Power System, craving
hands of the rising generation by honor and responsibility in the authority to run wires through
the score of 8 to 0. Football was Masonic order, and public ser certain streets and the right to
the game, and i ight royally was vices v ere conducted Monday sell power within the city limits,
it played, both teams exerting night at the Scottish Rite Cathe with the understanding that the
every effort to achieve victory.
dral by the Knights of Kadosh. sale of power be discontinued up
At the start it looked a» if the Funeral se vices were held Tues on thirty days notice being given
the council, was referred to
Alum .,1 would have an easy road day afternoon under the auspices by
but the new rules proved their of the Oregon Grand Lodge of the city attorney for investiga
undoing, anu the youngsters se Masons, at the Masonic Temple, tion and advisement
Recorder was authorized
cured the winning score in the and interment made in Riverview to The
draw warrants for the semi
second period of play.
annual interest upon the first
The g a m e was interesting
bond issue, floated to secure funds
througnout, and there is no doubt
installing the new light plant.
Back From Congress
but wnat t h e veterans would
The matter of annexation of
have proved hard nuts to crack,
additional territory to the city
playing the old-line game, but
W. A.. Williams, of this city, was discussed at length, and spe
unuer the new rules they suffer who was a delegate to the con cifications
ed several penalties, through un- servation congress a t Pueblo, submitted and
familiaiity, whicn helped the Colorado, representing Oregon, for revisal. It is city
the desire of
regulars out wonderfully.
Acting Governor Bowerman and
council to annex considerable
in the evening a reception was the Commercihkplub of Portland, the
and the matter will
tendered the members of noth returned Thursday and states territory,
placed before the
teams a t Herrick Hall, which that the consensus of spî
the city at a special elec
was prettily decorated for the the congress was that the Feder tion, to of lVe"e»Uetlfor
some time in
occasion, and where a most en al Government should control January, as the pertodaa
joyable time was had.
the matter of i .ter-state stre ims, t * handle the matter at the gen
all m; iters of suoervision and eral elections.
,o be left as far s
Teachers’ Meeting Saturday management
possil le to the pe< pie of the state
where such streams belong. Mr.
The first teachers’ meeting of Williams was one of the speake s
A pretty wedding occured in
the year will be held at Hillsboro of the congress.
this city Wednesday at 5:30
Satuiday, Oct. 15, beginning at
o’clock p. m., at the residence of
10 o’clock, a. m., the program to
Mrs. A. Jackson, when her niece,
be as follows: music;' The Coun
Miss Katherine Jackson, became
ty High School Fund” , B. W.
the bride of Mr. BertDoane, Rev.
Bai nes; ‘The First Day in School:
A license to wed was granted
What to do and how to do it” , Thursday to Edward L. Gibson Hiram Gould, pastor of the
William Scott. 1:30 p. m. music; and Otie E. Kame by the clerk Methodist c h u r c h , officiating.
Business meening; Question Box. of Multnomah county. Mrs.Gib- Miss Margaret Doane, sister of
As this is the first meeting of son lived in this city when a the groom, was flower girl. Mrs.
the year, a latge attendance is child, and is the grand-daughter Doane is the daughter of Mr.
desired, as many new ideas may of th - late Simon Markham who and Mrs. John Jackson, of Mc
be gathered for use in the school mad-; his home in Forest Grove Donald, Kansas and has lived in
work during the year. Teachers for many years. She moved Forest Grove for the past ten
and has taught in the
are asked to come prepared to with her parents t o Southern years,
ask questions and oiler suggest Oregon, afterward moving t o other sections of of this
ions. Superintendent Gardner, Portland. Mrs. Gibson was form county. Mr. Doane Washington
is a native
of this city, is secretary of the erly in the employ of the P ress Oregonian and has lived
Washington County Association. office.
Oakhill section for a number of
years. After a honeymoon trip
Fourteen members of the Boy’s
to Sound points, they will make
Division of the Home Missionary
their home at Groveland farm,
Society of the Methodist church,
southwest of town.
known as the ‘Home Guards"
Messers Mertz ard Latta have
accompanied by their teacher purchased
h e o ld Methodist
W. C. T. U. Lecture
Fred Knight, spent several de church and t will
lightful hours Tuesday evening ing to the corner remove
Second street Tuesday evening, Oct. 18, at 8
as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. and First avenue of South
at an o’clock, Mrs. Mary Harris Armor,
President o f the W. C. T. U. o f
It is their intention to install a Georgia, will deliver a lecture at
The local Brotherhood, an or steam
laundry in a portion of the the Congregational church under
ganization composed entirely of building
remodel the remain the auspices of the local organi
men, held an interesting supper ing space and
cold storage purpos zation. Mrs. Armor is an elo
and meeting at the Congrega es. The establishing
a laund- quent platform speaker, and con
tional church last evening. The dy will fill a long felt of want
and sidered one of the best in the
feature of the occasion was the
of undoubted benefiit to country.
address delivered by Prof. Ship prove
In addition to the lecture, the
pee, of Pacific University, on the residents of Forest Grove.
church choir will furnish music
“ Problems to be Solved.”
A. B. Thomas and A. C. Alex and Miss Goldie Peterson will
Bruce Roe. son of Chas. Roe ander were among the Grove render an appropriate solo, A
ran a needle into his knee Wed people who visited Portland Tues cordial invitation is extended to
everyone to attend.