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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY. JANUARY 4, 1912.
REAL ESTATE DEALS
Johh Fuqua last week purchas
ed the brick building o f Will
Haines, now occupied by Geo. G.
was $5000. The building has
been leased by Moore & Sons and
will be occupied in the near fu
ture by them with a market and
John Thornburg and W. Haines
last week purchased the property
o f H. B. Johnson on Main St. and
Ist Ave., the price paid being
$8000. It is understood that a
brick will be erected by them on
Main St. covering the entire
The Red Front Variety Store
o f A. E. Hart last week was pur
chased by R. F. Emerson, o f Gas
ton, and he has taken charge and
expects to add new features.
The holidays are over and school
has opened again with good pros
pects for the remainder o f the
year’ s \frork.
Several o f our teachers were
attending the State Teacher’s
Association at Portland last week.
Our basketball team is to ar
ray their energy against the New-
berg High School team next Sat
Three weeks after this one
closes the first half of the school
year, at which time some class
changes will be made.
The county eighth grade exam
inations will be held Jan. 18-19.
Ten o f our pupils will try the
A change of teachers was made
during holiday week in which
Miss Frances Arnold went to
Skagway, Alaska, and Mrs. Ros
en burg, of Skagway, came to
Forest Grove and takes the room
formerly taught by Miss Arnold.
A Good Position
Can be had by ambitious young
men and ladies in the field of
“ Wireless” or Railway Telegra
phy. Since the Ç-hour law be
came effective, and since the
Wireless companies are establish
ing stations throughout the coun
try there is a great shortage of
telegraphers. Positions pay be
ginners from $70 to $90 per
month, with good chance o f ad
vancement. The National Tele
graph Institute, o f Portland,
Ore., operates under supervision
o f R. R. and Wireless Officials
and places all graduates into po
It will pay you to write
them for full details.
New Depot For Gaston.
The Southern Pacific Company
has advised the Railroad Com
mission that it will comply with
the commission’s request to in
stall a large shipping building and
better facilities for passengers at
its station at Gaston.
to the fact that the town o f Gas
ton is growing, its station has be
come inadequate and the Commis
sion, after investigating, finds
that the business the railroad
company derives from the place
warrents a letter seryige in the
way o f a depot building
G rove P ress
SARAH A. CA R TE R
Sarah A. Carter, widow of the
late W. B. A. Carter, died at her
home in Hillsboro December 29,
at the age o f 72 years.
body was brought to the Forest
where funeral services were con
ducted by Rev. Hilton.
Carter, an aged veteran, died
October 16th, and Mrs. Carter
was laid to rest by his side In the
Forest View cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Carter lived on
First street in this city for some
Governor West Says the Western Governors Special Has
Proved to be the Greatest Advertising Feature Ever
Attempted in the Interest of the West
1.0 .0 . F. AND REBEKAHS
The Morning Oregonian o f
last Sunday contains an article
regarding R. G. Allison being
arrested and taken from a train at
Grants Pass, on complaint o f his
wife. Mr. and Mrs. Allison live
west o f town and operate a poul
try farm. Mrs. Allison denies
and denounces the statements
made by the Oregonian. Mr.
Allison is at home today with his
Sub-ordinate Lodge, Washing-
t°n, No. 48 I.O.O.F. met and in
stalled the following officers last
e l e c t iv e
N. G.....................V. S. Abraham
V. G..................... Chas. VanDoren
Sec............................R. M. Taylor
Treas........................H. T. Giltner
A P P O IN T IV E
Warden................... O. S. Higby
Con........................... S. G. Morgan
The New Year’ s Dinner, given R. S. N. G...................... J. McGill
by the ladies o f the Cornelius L. S. N. G........... C- B. Campbell
JO SE PH H. M O R E Y
Catholic Church in the Hendrick’s R. S. V. G............... A. L. Sexton
Joseph H. Morey, aged 85
Hotel was well attended and was L. S. V. G................... B. Ortman
years, died at North Plains De
most successful from all points. R. S. S................... Miles Watrous
Many outsiders were in attend L. S. S.........................W. H. Cole
were held in the Scottish Pres
ance from Hillsboro, Forest Grove Inside Guardian......... Carl Curtis
byterian chapel and interment
and Verboort. The Young peo Outside Guardian___ Dan Pierce
Governor West and the Oregon Exhibit Car in B*1 ¡more, Md.
A. E. Gardner, District Deputy
was made in the Scottish ceme
ple gave a very enjoyable play in
The Washington County Teach the West is bound to redound to
Master was the installing
tery. Mr. Morey leaves a son,
ers’ Association will hold their the benefit o f the East. They the evening. About $150 were officer. After the installation
Frank Morey, o f North Plains.
cleared for the Church.
next meeting in the Forest Grove know that a movement o f the
the Rebekahs elected A. E. Gard
high school rooms Saturday, Jan ’landless man’ o f the East to the
The teamsters o f the Grove ner Trustee o f the Sub-ordinate
St. John’« Day
Prograrp will appear ‘manless land’ of the West is were each called by the Oregon lodge for three years, and the
St. John’s Day was appropriate next week.
one not only in the interest of Electric people and asked to following officers were installed,
ly observed by Beaverton Lodge,
St. Paul, Minn.— “ The West business, but one which will meet the officials at the Oregon with Mrs. John Templeton as in-
No. 100, A. F. and A. M., Wed ern
Special has make for government.
Electric depot at 2:27 today.! stalling officer:
nesday. There were present sev proved the greatest advertising
what the call means is not N. G........... Mrs. O. C. Scholfield
“ When told o f the great varie
eral visitors from Portland and feature ever attempted in the in
ty of resources o f a state like definitely known, but evidently y . G.................... Mrs. B. Ortman
nearly all the towns of the coun terest o f the West. News of its
Oregon—o f its 29,000 square means a movement in which this Sec.......................Rilda Steigleder
ty had representatives here, a coming was abroad in the land
miles o f virgin forest, o f water class of labor will be employed.
goodly number o f ladies being and thousands awaited at the
power which measures twice that
Miss Christine Anderson, of Warden........Florence Templeton
among the visitors. An elaborate stopping points not only to re
o f New York, Massachusetts and Hood River, was in the Grove Con..........................................Coila Graham
midday spread had been prepared ceive us with open arms, but to
Maine combined, o f its great va yesterday visiting with her friend Chaplain.................................Belle Darling
which was partaken o f with good hear of the great resources and
riety of grains, grasses and veg Miss Frances Byers. She left R- S. N. G............... Mrs. R. Hill
cheer and enjoyed by all present. possibilities of the Western
etables and fruits, o f its mines yesterday morning for a visit in L. S. N. G ... .Mrs. R. M. Taylor
Before the dinner was served states.
and fishing, o f its orchards and Albany and Salem, after which R. S. V. G ... ..........Anna Dixon
the following officers were in
“ The tour of the Western Gov hop fields, o f its live stock indus she will start on a visit to her old L. S. V. G ... .Mrs. C. VanDoren
stalled by W. M., Ed Summers: ernors will result in the bringing
try, and last but not least o f its home in Wisconsin.
Inside Guard. .. Mrs. Frank Parr
W. M.—R. B. Scott.
about o f a better understanding delightful climate—they could
Outside Guard. .Chas. VanDoren
Holbrook Lodge No. 30,
S. W .—R. R. Summers.
> and close friendship between the
hardly believe the statements V Y
Refreshments were served and
F. and A. M. Stated
J. W. — J. Hoopes.
East and the West. The eyes o f true. As a result o f the trip ' ▼ ' Communication this Sat a social time enjoyed until a late
Secretary—C. W. Allen.
the East were not only opened to thousands are becoming interest urday evening, Jan. 6, at 8 hour.
Treasurer—W. E. Pegg.
the possibilities o f the West, but ed, and I am sure the coming o ’ clock. Visiting brethren wel
S. D.— E. D. Summers.
its people were brought to realize year will see a westward move come. Work in 3rd degree and
other business. B y o r d t r o ft h e
Change at roatoffice
J. D.—W. E. Squires.
that our interest is their interest ment such as never was seen
Dr. Chas. Hines is to succeed
Tyler— Earl Fisher.
and whatever is done to develop before.”
A. B en K o ri , Sec’y.
Postmaster W. B. Haines at this
Among the interesting features
The Forest Grove Commercial place. Mr. Haines succeeded
o f the day’ s program was a mas
Club held a meeting Wednesday Wilbur McEldowney and was ap-
terful address by Hon. E. W.
Next Wednesday evening at afternoon and transacted much pointed through the friendship o f
Haines, o f Forest Grove, the sub
the meeting o f the Congrega important business. Steps were Representative Hawley even in
ject being “ Masonry.”
tional Brotherhood, at the church taken for the exploiting o f our the face o f large petitions for
Mesdames Roe and Scott, of
f that denomination in this city, resources before the Eastern other aspirants.
Forest Grove, who were present
Harry Lane, ex-mayor of p u b l i c . ______________
change comes as a surprise to the
made some interesting talks on
citizens and patrons o f the office.
the work and benefits o f the J. B. Martin, who lived at the Portland, will speak on the sub
We are all wondering just how
Mrs. Austin Buxton has been
rights are so miscellaneously
The ladies present took much
confined to her bed for several
out without the knowl
interest in these talks and decid
consent of the citizens
ed to organize a Chapter o f the
Why Mr. Hawley
Eastern Star in Beaverton, and
The annual meeting o f the
local legal rights
before the gathering adjourned
Congregational church will be
his own hands
29 ladies names were enrolled for
held tomorrow evening, with
barreled shot gun. Both barrels
Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Chapman
supper and rollcall followed by
were cocked and loaded, one bar
business meeting, election of o f - ) and Emery Lamont gave a party
fleers and appointment o f com at the Hall Thursday night. A
when the muzzle o f the gun was
ness when the voters in their
good time was enjoyed by all.
Next Sunday is to be a very
in contact with the abdomen.
might will rise to make righ t No
important day at the Christian
Mr. and Mrs. Howe, of Mc
Sunday evening next, an illus
He went to the barn between 12
in the near future Hawley
church. At the Bible School hour
and 1 o’clock, but the report of trated lecture, “ Christianity in Minnville, old friends of the N. A. will be asked to rise and explain.
the men will have charge, as it is
the gun was not heard and Mar All Lands,” 85 fine slides, will Frost family, visited them last
to be known as men’s day in the
tin was not found until his moth be given at the Congregational week and over New Year’ s.
Bible School. The men are ar
Morning services will
Mrs. R. O. Stevenson was in
er went to the barn to feed the church.
ranging a program and it will be
A large and orderly crowd o f
chickens and heard his groans. be reception o f new members and the Grove shopping Friday.
and women gathered at the
a good one. Every man o f the
She gave the alarm and the neigh sermon by the pastor.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Kennedy K. o f P. Hall last Friday evening
church and friends are wunted
bors responded and carried him
for the Bible School session. The
The McCanns wish again to entertained at dinner on New to witness the wrestling macth
to the hcuse. Dr. Tucker was
Year’ s Day. Those present were between “ Strangler” Smith, o f
day will also be the annual meet
called and examined the wound express their thanks to the edi O. S. Higby and family, Dorothy
ing of the congregation and there
Portland, and Frank Reed, o f
and pronounced it fatal. The tor o f the Press, being a second Seymour and children and B. v .
will be an all day service with a
the Grove. The boys matched
shot which was a No. 6 entered
White and wife.
big basket dinner. In the after
strength and science for a full
the left side o f the abdomen near
noon the business meeting will
hour neither being successful in
Mrs. Mitchell Thompson has
be held. The preaching service
throwing his adversary. A draw
The young man was rational been very sick for some days at
trill be at the usual hour and the
was called and arrangements are
and talked for some time. He the home o f her parents, Mr. and Year’ s night.
sermons will be in keeping o f the
being made for a second contest
said that he was cleaning his Mrs. Vandehey, but is getting
New Year’ s Day was a beauti
day. In the morning the pastor
to take place in about two weeks.
gun when it was accidentally dis better.
ful sunny day. If the first three
will speak on, “ Our Standard for
All present pronounced the ex
charged Mr. Martin, his mother
The firemen realized $65 as a days o f a month decides the hibition a good one and felt well
1912. In the evening the topic
and sister have lived in the result of the ball last week. A weather for the month, January
is, “ The Great White Throne.”
compensated for the time and
Grove for the past 7 years. He good attendance and a good so will not be a bad month.
Miss Winona Ogden will sing at
expense o f attendance.
was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, 28 cial time made the ball a suc
Sunday is election of officers at
the evening service. The public
years ago. He has been working cess.
Sunday School. Come and help
j w and Herb Ky,e and Wm
is cordially invited.
at his trade at the Parson’s Har
Williams killed a large bob cat
Many petitions and petitioners elect our officers.
ness shop in this city.
Mrs. Newberry, who has been
were before the county court
Charley Williams and B. Bar- Tuesday. This makes the second
very sick for the past couple of
Sunday night at midnight our yesterday asking for changes in ret have purchased the mill at one they have killed in the laat
weeks, is reported to be slowly town was aroused from sweet road supervisors.
Gales Creek, formerly run by week. Gales Creek is taking the
slumber by this revelers, herald
Miss Gertrude Allen left yes Mr. McCann.
DIES FROM EFFECTS
OF GUNSHOT WOUND
The Social Commission wishes
t *o call the attention o f the peo-
sple o f Forest Grove to the oppor
tunity o f assisting in the good
work which Miss Paul is doing
at the Forest Grove sanitarium,
by sending flowers, old cloths
Gus Irmley, o f Cornelius, who ing the welcome o f the New Year. terday morning for Salem where
Mrs. M. J. Dixon is visiting
Lost—Pair o f combination pli
Parcels may be
with leather pocket.
left with Mrs. Barber or at the
palm for bobs.