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F orest G rove P ress
Mother Has Narrow Escape in
Attempting Rescue of
Monday morning: last, between
6 and 7 o’clock, fire destroyed
building: at Hillsboro, in which
little Howard Thomas, four years
old, was burned beyond recogni
tion. The mother, in attempting
to rescue her little son, was fa
tally burned and died yesterday
morning at a hospital in Port
land. The first knowledge of the
fire was given by the children,
who ran down stairs informing
the mother that little baby broth
er was on fire. The fire is said
to have originated from matches
with which the children were
playing in a room of the second
story. The firemen promptly re
sponded to the alarm, but were
unable to do but little else than
direct their efforts to save the
adjoining building. The hydrants
are said to have been so frozen
that they were out of commis
sion for a time.
The building was an old wood
en structure and stood one block
west of the Electric depot, along
the car line. Many hundreds
of Washington county people
have appeased their hunger in
tlte old hotel.
Grove Electa Official*
With no excitement and but
little enthusiasm our city’s elec
tion passed off quietly Monday.
The snow falling during the
day may have prevented some
from exercising their right
of franchise. .Only those named
by the Citizens Progressive tick
et were on the ballot, and as no
other aspirant for public honors
were in the field, the fight was a
one-sided affair. G. S. Allen,
who was elected mayor, received
75 votes. Schultz received 68
votes, Wirtz 76, Barber 75, John
son 77, and were elected council-
men. Markham received 75
votes for recorder and Robt.
Wirtz, 76 for treasurer. There
were only 80 votes cast. Last
year there were 240 votes cast,
with but one ticket in the field.
STORIES OF EVERYBODY
Cecil Hinman killed a fine
large jack rabbit near town last
week. This class of game is
very scarce in these parts.
The decision of fruit growers
is that the Aetna Lime and Sul
phur Spray, sold by the Forest
Grove Pharmacy, is the most
Every household should be
provided with a Brown Daisy San
itary Dust Cloth, 25^ each, for
sale only by the Forest Grove
Cal Campbell, who lives just
northwest of the city, made the
office a pleasant call Monday.
Mr. Campbell says that either of
two articles heretofore published
in the Press is well worth the
price of a subscription.
Why pay ten dollars for a map
which merely shows W’ashington
County, when you can get one
on a larger scale showing every
thing from the Willamette River
west to the west boundary of the
county, size 50x67 inches for
$7.50, or a pocket size 24x33 in.
for $2. Get it of your bookseller
or address T. S. Wilkes & Son,
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY, JANUARY 11. 1912.
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affect the local finances, and the
Hunters and fishers must
Paid w arran t.... .............. 40.00
business interests of the city. I
swear before obtaining licenses.
Bal. Jan. 1.. .............. 29.49
of the opinion that good,
Applicants are required to give
personal description under oath
Sale of bonds.... ........... $5576.07
will answer practically
before receiving license. This
P. W. Cronen... ........... 222.99
on many of the
prevents the use of the license
by anyone except the person to
whom it is issued.
Trans to gen fnd 55.00 5576.67
the public and to the property
S F ire destroyed ths dwellin
owners adjacent thereto. These
Bal. Jan. 1.. ...........$ 222.97
and contents of Chas. Rynemar,
can be built at an infinitely less
The curfew ordinance passed
of Patton Valley, early Saturday
figure than the high-priced pave
on first reading.
morning, nothing being saved.
ment already constructed.”
The loss will reach in the neigh
There will b a mothers’ meet
borhood of $2500, with no insur
All Day Annual Meeting
ing in the parlors of the Chris
ance. The origin of the fire is
all day annual meeting of
tian church Thursday, January
unknown. The citizens of the
church was held
18, at 2:30 p. m. The sublect to
valley showed their sympathy by
city’s financial condition for the last Sunday, and was splendid in
raising quite a nice purse for the
paying women of Forest Grove the Standpoint of Health.” Mrs. past year, which reads as fol- every respect. The Bible school
f a m ily .____________
have sent me marked copies of W. N. Semonies will conduct the j lows:
had been turned over to the men,
your valuable paper of December devotional service and Dr. Cau- ' Rec’d. taxes (gen. fund).$10,006.46
and they had full charge. Spec
j Rec’d, taxes (street fund). 4,002.61
28, with a request that I offer a field, of Portland Sanitarium, j Rec’d, interest............... 13,579.15
ial preparation had been made,
We have been experiencing
a special program was ren
quite a storm for the last week.
the Oregon Equal Suffrage Asso Mrs. H. W. Volmer will give a Rec’d from Chief of Police..... 480.50 dered, and the attendance was
James Churchill was a Port ciation against the way they practical demonstration of proper Rec’d from licenses........
splendid. At the morning ser
177.44 vice the pastor spoke on “The
land visitor last week.
were treated at a recent town dress for infants, children and
Total am’t received. 28,875.66
Standard for 1912.” After the
There was a moving picture meeting in your midst, when a women. Good music will be giv
the city has during the year morning sermon came the great
show in the Wilson school district resolution to guaranty them “a en. All are cordially invited to
square deal” was ‘‘overwhelm come and help in the discussion j therefrom made the following disburse- basket dinner, and it was much
ingly turned down.” Just why of this practical topic.
enjoyed by every one. The af
Mrs. Alice Adkins faced the
your mayor should have opposed
ternoon was given over to the
storm for 24 miles through the
‘‘as unfair” a resolution so man- ;
mountains to her home on Wilson
The Modern Woodmen and
any reasonable tax-paying wo Royal Neighbors will have joint Balance on hand for moneys
ed, and plans for the year adopt
Quite a number of the people man understand the motive—un
ed. The meeting was delight
installation Friday, January 12. received during the current
here are separating their milk less he intended it as a slur
fully harmonious, and it is be-
All members are requested to be
and sending the cream to Port against the mother sex—of the
paid out.................................$ 6,176.72 leived the outlook for the new
land. It is hoped that this move question by Professor Marsh, ‘‘if
C ommittee .
The total taxable property of year is good. The young peo
ment will not drive the condens the resolution was a woman’s
Corvallis is $1,951,965. The coun ple’s meeting followed the after
er away, for it has been a boon rights movement.” It is the
cil, on a levy of seven mills, has noon business session. The meet
to this section of the country opinion of many men and wo
ing was well attended and the
since it came here. It has made men taxpayers that the action of The high school pupils are maintained a municipal govern interest was fine. At the clos
many a home bright that was men in ‘‘overwhelmingly turning building a st^ge in the high ment upon a cash basis—in other ing service at 7:30, when a large
words, the city has lived within
looking dark before it located down” a resolution so manifestly school room.
its means. Two and one-half audience assembled, the pastor
just was greatly to the discredit One of the best entertainments j miles of sewe.*s have been laid at spoke on ‘‘The Great White
of the year will be given on the
Mrs. John Erickson returned of an otherwise respectable col
stage in the high school a cost of $144,000 and upon the
Next Sunday the services will
home the other day from Van lege town. We sincerely hope
bonds for this amount the city
the good citizens of Forest Grove room on Friday evening, January pays $7200 annual interest. The be held at the usual hours, and
will reconsider their uncalled-for 19, by A. Lincoln Kirk.
mayor recommends municipal the pastor will speak both morn-
A new son arrived at the home action at the earliest opportunity,
The two debating societies are
ownership of lighting plant and ingand evening. Morning theme,
of Mr. and Mrs. Den Wilson last
and by adopting the state-wide whetting their wits and reason the purchase of a plot of ground ‘‘Four Christian Admonitions;”
motto, ‘‘Votes for Women,” will ing powers preparatory to a con outside the city for a pest house. evening subject, ‘‘What It Costs
Rev. Daniel Staver went to catch up with the spirit of prog test for the pennant.
As to future paving, he says in not to Be a Christian.” Special
Portland last week.
music will be planned. All are
ress, and by their votes on the
A double header basket ball part:
Mr. Seth was in Forest Grove 5th of November next, assist game will be plaved at the gym
‘‘The advisability of paving welcome.
on business Monday.
other men all over the state to next Saturday night between our other streets of the city of Cor
C. M. Hawthorne met with a se make ‘‘Oregon Next.” Remem high school teams and the Bea vallis, other than the ones al Entertainment at School Hou««
rious accident last Saturday. ber, she is the last of the Pacific verton girls and McMinnville ready paved, has been discussed.
An entertainment will be given
While doing some carpenter coast states now eligible to mem boys.
I would caution the council at the Central school building
work under a shed he accident bership in The National Council The present semester is draw- against acting hastily in this Friday. January 19, by A. Lin
ally struck a brace of the shed, of Women Voters. — A uigail ing to a close and a large m ajor-! matter. And for my own part, coln Kirk, a popular and versa
knocking it out and causing the SCOTT D uniway , President Ore ity of the pupils will complete j I am opposed to paving more tile entertainer. Mr. Kirk has
shed to fall on him. Fortunate gon State Equal Suffrage Asso their work nicely.
Persistent; streets with high priced paving filled hundreds of engagements
ly, he happened to be where the ciation.
and continual effort always wins until the property owners repre throughout the country, from
roof gave way the easiest and he
senting a substantial majority of Maine to Colorado. His work
Card of Thanks
was not very seriously injured,
Don’t fail do hear A. Lincoln the property affected have peti has received the commendation
although he was badly bruised.
tioned therefor, and then that of discriminating audiences in
We desire to thank the Ma Kirk January 19.
He will probably be all right in a sons and our friends who so
such improvement be made of a twenty-seven different states.
short time. We always thought kindly assisted us in our late be Many questions are asked con material and quality agreeable to The various changes for the
cerning domestic science and
Mr. Hawthorne had a strong reavement.
a substantial majority of the characters are made on the plat
rs . 1). D. M artin
manual training as to their being
head, but now we know it.
property owners affected who form, in view of the audience,
M innie M artin
compu'sory. The school board
Our Gales City school teacher
pay for such improvement. Cor and the effect is very striking
has discovered a new way to de Last Monday afternoon the la of Forest Grove has arranged vallis is a college town and a city and highly artistic.
velop the muscles in her arms dies of the Woman’s Club, with for this work at a considerable of homes, and the citizens for the aid of a wig or some other
this winter. Anyone wishing to their guests, numbering in all expense and if it is a good thing the most part are people of lim occasional accessory, each charac
know the secret can soon learn about 110 ladies, assembled at for some it should be for all. So ited means, and while thus far ter is given a distinct personality
it by bringing a few dozen hazel the home of Mrs. L. L. Watt, the work is made a part of the the property owners adjacent to and the change from dramatic
switches and going to school for where they passed a very enjoy course just as arithmetic or lan the paving districts have accept and pathetic types to those of a
a few days. However, it would able afternoon. Mrs. Sadie Orr- guage and no doubt in life will ed as a matter of civic pride the highly humorous character, are
be advisable to wear an extra Dunbar, chairman of the Public be just as impoitant. The state proposed improvements, they made with great celerity.
department is now arranging a
Bessie Evans-Pettinger, chair new course of study in which in - !
the rollicking humor of Jingle,
man of the educational commit dustrial work will be a required at great sacrifice to themselves. the pathos of doddering old age,
Ice Hinder* Traffic
tee of the State Federation, were subject and no doubt the colleges
an^ the witty sayings of Mr.
Saturday’s storm made consid guests of the club, and both de will accept credits in the work the majority of the property
Dooley combine with other selec
erable trouble for the Oregon
done. Since we are in line with
tions to form an entertainment
Electric cars between this place
the recent movements let us see
Council Hold* Session
that will appeal to all tastes,
and Portland. The ice collecting
to it that it counts for the best
without tiring the audience.
on the trolley wire furnished in The city council met in regular things to all students.
sulation, and when the ice would session Tuesday evening, all be
give any and prevent the trolley ing present. The treasurer’s re Literary next Friday night, one-tenth miles of paved streets
subject for the morning
from coming in contact with
at the Congregational
the wire a short circuit would be follows:
Sunday will be ‘‘Re
¡city, including Washington, Jeff ligion Every Day.” In the even
formed and the wire would burn
off. The passengers had the Bal. Dec. 1 ..................... $2212.55 A. Lincoln Kirk will give you erson, Ninth, Monroe. Second ing Mrs. Luckey, one of the
pleasure of making part of one Rec’d for light.............. 670.00 the best evening this winter. and Third, which have been strongest and most interesting
speakers in the state, will give
trip on foot The Southern Pa Rec’d for w ater............. 671.65 You can’t afford to miss this paved with hard surface pave an address, ‘‘A Journey Through
cific’s cars were badly out of
that approximately one-half of
commission and many of the Premium on bonds.........
good citizens of Forest Grove
Holbrook Lodge No. 30, the money thus expended has
T o ta l....................... . 3609.90
Notice to Patrons
A. F. and A. M. Special gone out of Corvallis within the
were compelled to spend the Paid 26 w arrants............ 3005.23
service will be
Communication this Sat last two years, and I believe it is
night in Portland owing to lack
604.67 urday evening, Jan. 6, at 8 necessary to move slowly for a cut off Sunday, January 14, on
Bal. Jan. 1.............
o’clock. Visiting brethren wel time and work cautiously in the account of moving the office, and
come. Work in 3rd degree and
will be restored as fast as possi
Whitman’s Chocolates are the
other business. By ordti of the matter of further improvement ble. We expect to have all lines
of this nature, lest the removal working by Tuesday evening.
best chocolates. Get them only
of so much available cash may
S. G. H ughes , Mgr.
from the Forest Grove Pharmacy.
Mrs. Dunniway Takes Mayor
and Prominent Citi
zen to Task.
Report and Recommendations
of Mayor of Corvallis