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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 1910
i Want to Tell You,”
Boy Meets Horrible Death Evangelistic Services
Ex-County Judge Rood Dies Delegates Return from
Said Oswald West. Gilbert Shaver, a boy about
to Commence Sunday Louis A. Rood, a pioneer of
Meeting at The Dalles
fourteen years of age, met a hor
Oregon, died at his home in Hills
Oswald West, Democratic can rible death at the Pacific Coast
The Christian church o f this boro Tuesday morning, after a
Mesdames John Thornburg and
didate for Governor, spoke be Condensed Milk plant near the
Chas. Hines with Miss Minnie
fore an audience that packed the Southern Pacific depot in South city will inaugerate a series of few days’ illness.
Judge Rood had been a resi Myers, who attended the 10th an
K. o f P. Hall to the doors Mon Forest Grove, Tuesday afternoon. Evangelistic services Sunday un
o f Washington county ever nual meeting of the Oregon Fed
The boy had taken the eleva
consisted tor to the second story for a load lett, one of the most powerful since 1869, and was one o f the eration of Women’ s Clubs, held
mostly in telling what he had ac of milk trays, and not returning and forceful men engaged i n most prominent citizens in the at The Dalles last week, as dele
complished in the past for the as soon as expected, an investi Evangelistic work. Mr. Violett county, being the only man in gates from the local organization,
people of Oregon, and of how ne gation was made, which resulted will be assisted by Prof. Marks thirty years to succeed himself returned home Friday afternoon,
as uirector of music.
in office as county judge. He decidedly pleased with the trip,
would work for the interests of in finding the lad lying on the
Evangelist Violett is consider was first elected in 1898, and and completely satisfied with the
the common people as against floor of the elevator, which had
ed one o f the most successful served eight years. Mr. Rood work o f the convention, which
the interests of the corporations passed up through the ceiling,
workers in this particular line of was born in Norway January 31, took up and acted upon a number
if he is elected Governor.
and with his head below the ceil Christian endeavor in the United 1837, and came to America with of measures dealing with t h e
“ Who” , asked West, “ is the ing, between the edge of the ele
States today. He has not only his father when thirteen years of welfare and improvement of af
friend o f the people, the man vator and the second floor.
age. He lived first in' Wisconsin fairs of the state and its residents.
who introduces and fights for a
Coroner Earnest Brown was
and when seventeen years of age
In conversation with a repre
bill to restore to the school child summoned from Hillsboro. He
of the P r e s s Miss My
ren property valued at three made an investigation of the ac
fornia. After coming to Oregon ers said, “ We received a royal
hundred thousand dollars, or the cident, and deemed an inquest
in 1869 he bought a tract o f land reception at the hands o f the
man who, fearing to endanger unnecessary. Two theories have
near Hillsboro. He was married people of The Dalles, and every
his sending with the railroads, been advanced to account for the
in 1871 to Evelyn Stewart, a thing possible that could help to
and afraid to vote for the bill be accident, first, that the boy had
daughter o f the late Thomas ward the comfort and enjoyment
cause of political aspirations,goes a fainting spell and fell while the
Stewart, a pioneer of 1845.
o f the delegates was offered.
out of the Senate room until the elevator was ascending, or that
Mr Rood is survived by his The Sorosis Club, whose guests
vote has been taken? '
in boyish fun he had lain down
widow and the following children: we were, provided elaborate en
Mr. West said that it w a s on the elevator and was probably
Mrs. Thomas Humphreys, Hepp- tertainment, and although the
mainly ¿trough his efforts that leaning with his head out over
ner; Fred Rood, Hillsboro; Mrs. time at The Dalles was short, it
the tidelands case was brought the lift when his head came in
Oliver Curtis, Forest Grove, and passed only too quickly. We ex
to a focus. In the eany days contact with the ceiling. The
Thomas Rood, Hillsboro. Funei- perienced some delay both going
tne legislature granted the Ya- dead hoy is the son of Mr. and
al services were held this after and coming, but congenial spirits
quina railaoad all the tidelands Mrs. D. A. Shaver, who came to
noon, with interment in the Hills helped to mitigate the inconven
in Benton county. The railroad this city about two months ago
abused the grant, but the legisla from California. The bov was
“ The meeting was most help
tu teof 1885 confirmed the grant, horn in West Virginia. Funeral
Mr. Evans and family, of Kan ful in every way, and several
despite the theory o f law that it services were held today, Rev.
sas. are among the new arrivals matters of importance were act
acted without authority. West E. V. Stivers officiating, with
in Forest Grove, attracted to Ore ed upon and referred to various
framed a bill which was intro burial in Forest View Cemetery.
by its delightful climate and committees to be carried out.”
duced in the last legislature tend The sympathy of the entire com
productive soil, and to this city
ing to revoke the grant. As munity is extended to the be
because o f its ideal and beauti
Jas. McClaren came into town
soon as the grant had been re reaved parents of the unfortun
E. E. Violett, Evangelist
from his home at Gales
voked the board of school com- j ate lad.
who will be at the Christian Church
missioners immediately began a
conducted meetings in the most
suit to oust the railroad company.
MiBS Ella Parker visited Sun
important cities of this country,
The case is yet in the courts, and I
day with Miss Lena Loynes at
will probably be carried to th e !
of a like nature in England. Mr.
Supreme Court. “ Who i s the
The Pasmore Trio gave an en
Monday night while the Odd Violett has just closed a series of
R. F. Lepschat, who has a
friend o f the people?” asked Fellows Lodge was in session, a
tertainment in Marsh Hall Mon
West, the man who framed the j large party o f Rebekahs stole meetings in East St. Louis, 111., day evening, that was the best well developed farm near Banks,
bill, or Bowerman who dodged I quietly into the ante-rooms of the where be is to dedicate a $50,000 of its kind that has been given made a flving visit to the Grove
the vote?” Mr. West admitted hall, and some taking possession temple of worship.
this year in Forest Grove. The Tuesday.
The meetings in Forest Grove sudience that greeted the Pas
that he did not have a classical o f the kitchen proceeded to brew
Ralph Kinton, the Banks mer
education, “ But” said he. “ I will big pots of coffee, while others will be continued for at least four more sisters was small, but made chant, accompanied by his fam
appoint a cultured secretary to arranged the long tables in the
up in enthusiasm what they ily, spent Sunday with relatives
entertain the ‘blue stockings’ of dining hall with a tempting array is extended to everyone to at lacked in numbers.
and friends in this city.
The Pasmore Trio is composed
Portland, and I will put in my q£ sandwiches and cakes. T he( tend each meeting.
o f sisters who have studied and
Lincoln School is surrounded
time discussing matters o f vital lodge room was invaded and the j
played together for twelve years. by 600 feet of cement walk and
interest to the taxpayers o f Ore gentlemen o f the “ Thiee Links”
Their constant association was all approaches are substantia'ly
invited to place themselves in
shown in the almost perfect en built of planking, which will be
Turner Oliver, anti-assembly bondage for the remainder of the
semble work of the trio. Every replaced next summer by cement.
candidate for Secretary o f State, evening, and most willing cap
gave a short address, scoring the tives they proved to be. After
The Educational Art Exhibition number on the program was ren
B. F. Ramp. Socialist candid
assembly method and lauding the good things had been freely being held this week, in the K. dered in a manner which showed
for Supreme Judge, will give
¡ t h e direct primary system, partaken of, Hallowe’ en games of P. Hall under the auspices of the finished artists, who have a
an address in this city, Sunday,
t “ where every man has a chance” . and pastimes were indulged in, the Public Schools of this city, is
Nov. 6, at 2:30 o ’clock in Stri-
John Wahl of Hillsboro presided and a most enjoyable evening proving very successful in point standing and they played with so
at the meeting.
passed. The affair was a com of attendance and interest mani
audience repeatedly e n c o r e d
plete surprise, and a most wel fested, which is most gratifying
to those having the exhibition in them. Those who missed the
come and pleasant one.
entertainment missed a rare
Close to four hundred pictures | musical treat.
Hallowe’ en was properly cele
are on display, nearly all schools |
For the purpose of determining
brated at the residence o f Rev.
of painting being represented, puprvhildv i hfffP Had fhlfltPIl E. V. Stivers Monday night by
the sentiment of the Willamette
At the after lodge entertain among them being the Dutch and &VCryUUU)
Valley people as to the proposed
, . ., ,
, about sixtv-five guests. Ghosts
uptown franchise o f the Oregon
were greatly in evidence as luwts
lan, Spanish, English and Mod-!
Electric in Portland and o f ascer
Mesdames Stockman and Jack- and hostesses, and managed the
taining whether cars running
son, a party of twenty Royal affair in true Hallowe’en style.
through the heart o f Portland on ience by the rendition of several bit shows; Egyptian art, Greek Neighbors plotted together, with Fortunes were t o l d , candles
the loop which is in view should
the result that at one in the af burned, apples pared, and num
stop at every crossing for the ner. Later in the evening Mrs. and Roman sculpture, and mis ternoon the two ladies were in erous other Hallowe’en fun pro
St. Martin and Haskel Ferrin cellaneous architecture and sculp
benefit o f Portland people, mem
vited to set down to a real old- ducers tried. A most delightful
sang a most charming duet, which ture.
bers o f the Portland City Council
met with great applause, and
This exhibition is being held fashioned chicken dinner, in com supper was served and everyone
and officials o f the Oregon Elec
enjoyed the evening t/> its full.
the pur pose of getting funds pany with the conspirators. The
tric line made a brief stop in
o m e mischievous celebrators
Forest Grove Sunday morning, Artisans had an oyster supper to buy pictures for the different rightly named, was partaken of managed to deftly secure the
enroute through the valley.
with the greatest relish and en largest pumpkin pie from the
The visiting party included good time afterwards, such as is pupils of each grade have been joyment, and at its close, sisters kitchen during the evening, and
CounciImen Belding,Cellars. Dun always the case at every meet selling tickets the past week, Jackson and Stockman were each the Reverend is now doing a still
the grade making the largest
ning, Ellis, Rushlight, Annand. ing.
hunt act in an endeavor to locate
numler of sales being entitled to presented with a gold emblem
Driscoll, Wallace, Menefee, Kubli
pin o f the organization. The re the perpetrator, for he thinks
and Concannon. General Mana-
such nice discrimination should
open to the public .tomorrow mainder o f the- afternoon was
er (oolidge, Right of Way Agent
passed in pleasant converse and be properly rewarded.
The members of the "Happy
IcDowell. Purchasing A g e n t
a social time in general.
Bushnell, E. P. Shannon and Gus Dozen” Five Hundred Club en
Morris were among the officials tertained their lesser halves at
the home of Mrs. M. J. Abbott
o f the road.
Leo Cox, the twelve-year-old
But a few moments were spent last Friday evening. Mesdames
Mrs. J. H. Hartley entertained son o f A. E. Cox, a farmer re
Mrs. W\ B. Haines entertained
in this city, but that was suffi Abbott and Rolla Peterson act
cient to give the visitors an op ing as hostesses. About twenty the Bridge Club Friday afternoon about twenty Hallowe’en in right siding in the Thatcher section,
portunity to express complete couples were present, and passed in her usual charming style. royal style. The Hartley home suffered the fracture o f his right
satisfaction with the apjearance a very pleasant evening. Mr. Those present were Mesdames was prettily decorated for the oc arm at the wrist Sunday. The
o f the “ prettiest town in Ore and Mrs. C. 0 . Roe and Mr. and Haines, Hines, Kinzer, Williams, casion, jack-o’lanterns and gob lad was riding in the farm wagon,
gon ,” and several were heard to Mrs. Frank Meresse were pres McEldowney, Thornburg, a n d lins predominating. A merry and ha«! his arm hanging over
remark that Forest Grove looked ent as guests o f the club. Harry Volk, who was awarded the con evening was passed and ail of the side o f the wagon-bed, when
Giltner secured the gentlemen’s solation prize, and Miss Minnie the many signs and symbols put in some manner his hand caught
like the “ goods.” »
prize for highest scoie and Miss Myers, w ho capture«! the- trophy to good use The party broke up in the wheel, resulting in break
Baber was successful in winning o f the day, a handsome brass at a late hotlr. each guest being ing his arm. Dr. V ollm erof this
Prof. Ferguson o f Pacific Uni the prize for ladies. Tastv re candle stick. Dainty refresh escorted home by the flying ghost city re«luced the fracture, and
and his tireless steed.
the lad is getting along nicely.
ments were served.
versity spent Sunday in Portland. | freshments were served.
Pasmore Trio Entertainment
Rebekahs Surprise Odd Fellows
of Art Being Held
Rev. Stivers Loses Pie
Portland “ Dads” Visit Grove
Mrs. St Martin Sings—
“ Happy 12” Entertain Husbands
Bridge Club Entertained
Pumpkins Reign Supreme
Boy Breaks Arm