F orest G rove P ress Vol. I 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 the discounce. 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 youngest child. 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 applause. 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, Days absent 188 yesterday afternoon at Green Times late 48 Gables. Several decidedly pleas Pupils neither absent ant hours were spent, and refresh nor late 305 ments of a most delicious nature Average attendance 399 Percent of attendance 99.9 served. Visitors 15 Youth Suiters Badly Cut Foot ¿ ffij 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 Christian Church 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 ner. “Happy Dozen” Celebrate FIuer-de-Lis Entertained 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. John consin home, Glove. 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. Brock-T rueblood No.49 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. Monday afternoon. 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 ed. 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 proper condition. 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 committee. Prof. Kori’s resi In 1887 he removed to Portland dence is at present outside the 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 cemetery. 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 for 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 boundaries finally ed several penalties, through un- servation congress a t Pueblo, submitted and to the attorney 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, probably be 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 too short 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 Jackson-Doane 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, Gibson—Kame 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, public schools city and 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 in the 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 Steam Laundry For City 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 the build 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, G. Hoffman. early date. 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 for 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. day. nesday.