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UP TO COUNCIL
An Investigation of Records
Discloses Some Ques
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY I.
treasurer’ s report o f August 9,
1910, to the city council he re
ports he received for the sale o f
this $10,000 worth o f bonds
$9500, or $500 less than by their
votes they said they were worth.
Our inquititiveness led us to
look to see for what purposes
the money received for the sale
o f bonds was used and we ac
knowledge we were up against it
as to the following amounts, in I
James Hambiin died Friday,
^ ,,r 12, West Water Pipe Co . $1856.04
Apr. 4, Crane & Co....................
68.40 January 19, aged 69 years. Mr.
widower, lived --------
. , „ 4, Crane
w „ & Co....................
---- a --------------------—
IS FOUND DEAD
Lonely Hermit Dies in Bed
in Mountain C bin
son, was engaged in the shingle
business until about two years
He is survived by two
daughters, who live in Indiana,
and one son, Geo. T. Hamblin,
Mr. Hamblin was
well known throughout Washing-
ington county and had many
Mrs. Talman, o f Corvallis, is
visiting her cousin, Mrs. James
Much Interest Being Shown
Over State in Proposed
Mr. Williams, o f Portland, our
new sawmill man, was out one
day last week to his mill, on bus
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Hines are
the proud parents o f a new boy.
Mrs. Wilson Dies.
Good luck to the little fellow.
Anna B. Wilson, vvifeof James
FOREST GROVE, January 30.
Before the first March winds He may shoe horses for us some
Wilson, died January 31, 1912, blow the greatest tryout ever held day.
-(E ditor o f Press.)—Some time
at her home on Second street in in the schools o f Oregon will be
ago in an issue o f your paper
Miss Bertha Churchill has gone
city. Funeral services will
there appeared articles written
under way. The boys and girls o f to Hillsboro to attend school.
near Timber, and had apparent- be held at the Christian church the state are going to determine
by “ Taxpayers” suggesting to Apr. 12, F. G. National Bank,
Mr. Hawthorne, who had the
cheeks cashed............................ 1303.26 ly been in good health u d to the ^-v
Hilton, Saturday, at 11 “ Who is Who” in gardening,
the citizens of Forest Grove that
to be under a shed
time o f his death.
The body ° ’cloc|G and interment will be farming, carpentry, cooking,sew-,
if they wished to know how the
that fell during the snow, is im
orders cashed.......................... 1877.31 was not found until Sunday made *n Forest \ iew cemetery,
business o f the city was carried
ing, and in raising chickens,
June 14, F. G. National Bank... 2561.77
Mrs. Wilson was born at Les- ducks, and pigs. Enthusiasm for proving slowly.
on that the city records would July 12, F. G. National Bank,
J. J. Adkins and family re-
show every transaction and a
Mr. Hamblin’ s son lives about tonell, Ontario, and came to Ore this statewide series o f industrial
checks cashed.......................... 1454.79
The family contests is waxing warmer than : turned horrje last week from a
complete and exact record there Aug. 9, F. G. National Bank,
300 yards from his father’s home, gon 34 years ago.
orders cashed .......................... 2179.05 and was at the residence during has lived in Forest Grove the it has ever been for contests lon»i visit with relatives in differ-
of. Being o f an inquiring turn
Sept. 13, F. G. National Bank
o f mind I hied me to the source
along athletic lines.
ent parts o f the ctate.
the day, Saturday. Finding the greater part o f the time since.
orders cashed.......................... 1972.49
Mrs. Wilson is survived by her
o f municipal wisdom, ie (figur
door locked he thought that his
Jas. Hamblin was found dead
An expenditure o f over $13,-
atively speaking) the Recorder’s
father was away and made no husband and four children, Otto, instruction, including the state in his house on the Nehalem near
, , ,
_ . 1 000 which it is impossible to tell
office, and below are some of the | f rom ^
On Sun Gladys and Bessie ’ Wilson and prize list, will soon be sent out to Timber. The body was brought
records exactly for
items I found on the public rec
day morning the son, in company Mrs. M. E. Stanatd, o f Portland; the school children, one for ev- out for burial Monday evening.
what it was expended and for
ords. Section 1 of ordinance 169
with O. C. Smith, o f Dallas, also four sisters and brothers, ary home. All the boys and the
over $11,000 o f it there is no rec
who, with his wife, was visiting Mrs. Robert Sheane, o f Monti- girls now need to do is to go to
reads: “ That the question of the
ord showing who received it.
at the home o f the younger cello, Washington, Mrs. J. H. work.
issuance o f Bonds o f the city of
Spenser, Martin &
Will our self styled “ Taxpayers”
Hamblin, went to the home of Garrett, Chicago, Mis. Frank in gardening they should at once Forbes. foi.eman> from Mount
Forest Grove, Oregon, by the
come forward and enlighten us,
Jas. Hamblin and found the door Graham and Mrs. H. E. B. secure a plot of ground, which Tabor, visited the greenhouse at
common council not to exceed
or will it be necessary to have a
still locked and no signs o f life Hawes, o f Portland, and J. D. they may have plowed. If boys Haynes, Sunday,
the sum o f $70,000.00 for the
Moses lead us out o f the wilder
about the place.
Upon investi Bellinger, Wm. Bellinger and expect to win prizes in woodwork
purpose o f constructing and in
M ore A non .
Mr. Clark, of Hillsboro’ was a
gating, they found that the key Rob’ t Bellinger, o f Forest Grove, they should begin practicing
stalling a water works system
was on the inside in the lock. 1 and Thomas Bellinger, o f Day- with their tools. If girls wish to caller at the greenhouse last
in said city o f Forest Grove at a
Gov. West Will Lecture.
They then went to the window ton, Oregon.
special election called by the
carry off laurels in cooking and week.
Gov. West has had special pic of the sleeping room, and, look
council for said purpose as in the
Lester Tunblin, o f Portland, is
sewing they must begin early
ordinance provided” .Note that it tures taken for the making o f ing in, found Mr.Hamblin in bed.
Reception Is Success
guest o f William McDermott
either at school or at home.
does not state that if the $70,000 lantern slides for his first illus Not being able to arouse him
A silver offering in our city, by it is the poultry contest that
is not needed to construct and trated lecture on Prison Policy they forced the door and, enter the Federation of Women, Wed lures most, settings o f eggs
Mr. Arnold, Martin & Forbes’
install a water works system and the Death Penalty” to be ing, found him in bed where he nesday. January 31, was held at should be secured from breeders rose grower, made a flying trip
Every the residence o f F. J. Miller, o f pure strains of chickens or
that the balance can be used for given at the Crescent theater, j had died Friday night.
to Portland last week.
the general expenses o f the city. Hillsboro, Sunday night, Febru- j thing indicated that he had just South Park. Mesdames Miller, ducks. Or if hog raising seems
Bucharfatn, E. F. Burlingham, E.
Charley Ward, of Portland,
On November 9, 1910 the fol ary 11, for the benefit of St. gone to sleep and passed away Meresse and J. F. Taplin, com most
called at the greenhouse Satur
lowing resolution was passed by
mittee, tastily arranged decora petitor should secure a thorough
The acting coroner, Dewitt tions for the reception. The en bred pig and start to feedingand day.
the council: “ Resolved that there a sectarian lecture but one o f
be temporarily transferred from national importance and the Smith, was summoned, and he, trance o f the dwelling was pro caring for it. There is nothing
vided with tripod and gypsy ket
the building fund the sum of state’s executive will undoubted- together with Dr. Woods and tle'all covered with tinsel, where to prevent a boy or girl from
Morning subject at the Con-
$3905.03, and from the water
the guests dropped the shining competing !n all these lines.
Ihe Rev. Mark W. afternoon and made an investi- coin. The arrangement through
grgational church next Sunday,
fund to the general fund, the lecture.
Lappen has received very favor- gation. They found that the old out the dwelling was one o f su-
“ The Transfiguration” .
sum o f $2800.” Note that $2800
mention from his departure * gentleman had died from natural perb beauty.
was diverted from the water
“ The Greatest Thief in the
in securing the Governor and ar- ! causes. The body was brought and the gypsy kettle was liberally
fund where it should have been
Lime and Sulphur spray at the
will be the subject o f the
rangements have been made to j to Forest Grove and funeral ser- fllled-
used for placing hydrants in sec
sermon at the Christian church
end the lecture in time to allow j vices were held by Rev. Gould in
tions of the city where the resi
next Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mre. R. Gantenbein
visitors from various parts of the j the Forest Grove undertaking
A. G. Hoffman and M. S. A l
dents have not adequate fire
little daughter, Marian, of
county to get the late trains1 pariors> Tuesday.
The burial len purchased the interest of E.
protection (being from 400 to
were guests at the
home. The Governor will return j was made the same day by the G. Mills in the business o f Hoff
1000 feet from a hydrant), and
Special music will be arranged home o f C. A. Littler on last
to Salem after the lecture.
Grand Army, o f which he was a man & Allen Company, yester
replacing wooden and rotten
for the evening service.
The Sunday. The occasion was the
day. Hoffman and Allen will con
steel mains, with iron ones, in
birthday o f Mr. Littler and a
Rev. T. L. Jones, o f Yamhill,
James Hamblin came to Pen tinue the business.
those parts o f the city where the
congregation is arranging for a birthday dinner was served in
will be in Forest Grove Sunday dleton, Oregon, in 1882.
He will look after his farm interests.
residents wish to pave, thereby
and will occupy the pulpit o f the moved to Timber about ten years Hoffman and Allen have for a revival meeting to be held in Ju honor of the day.
saving unnecessnry delay and
local Methodist Episcooal church. ago, and took up a homestead on number o f years been in business ly bv two splendid evangelists.
Rev. Wilbur Cook died at
expense in the future.
Rev. Mr. Jones expects to re which he lived up to the time of together and have built up a fine Watch for further notices with Phoenix, Arizona, January 23, ut
On page 242, city ordinances, main here for a few weeks to as
regard to it.
his death. He, together with his trade in their line.
the age of 24 years. Funeral
resolution No. 2 provides that sist in the revival meetings
services were held at the Free
the council accept the proposi which will begin Sunday at the
Methodist church on East Anke
tion o f Morris Bros., of Portland, Methodist church.
Hotel Cherry Grove, at Cher ny street. Portland, Rev. Coffee
regarding the purchasing from
ry Grove, was opened to the officiating. Interment was made
the city o f Forest Grove bonds
public Sunday. Quite a number in the Multnomah cemetery.
Pioneer of 1852.
to the amount o f $70,000, or so
from Portland were out on the Rev. Cook at one time was pas
Anna M. Smith, widow o f the
much as may be needed, at the
tor at this place.
late David Smith, died Wednes
rate o f 5 per cent interest, pay
Fred Robertson, o f Gaston,
January 31, 1912, at
N. W. King and wife, who
able semi annually, etc. Notice,
was in Pike the latter part of have been visiting in Sacramen
her home in this city, at the
they purchase $70,000 bonds or
last week attending the funeral to, Oakland and San Jose, Cali
age o f 84 years. Funeral services
so much as may be needed. Did
and burial of his cousin.
will be held at the Methodist
fornia, returned last Friday.
they need the $2800 for con
church tomorrow at 1:30 o ’clock.
report that Oregon is still
structing and installing the wa
Burial will be made in the Forest
enough for them.
ter system? If so why transfer
View cemetery. Aunt Ann was
it to the general fund?
born in Marion county, Ohio,
house was elected president. Ar and with the conveniences pro
why issue the bonds against the
and together with her parents,
rangements were made with the vided in the homes o f that part
Any reader of the Prct* may write his preference
vote o f the taxpayers? At a
came to Oregon by ox-ieam in
Bell telephone company, repre o f California, it was far from
special meeting o f the council
1852. She walked almost all of
by Pern Patton, to carry comfortable.
held on July 12, 1910. the follow
cash will be divided equally among the readers
the entire distance, and her par-
f the Independent on the
ing action was taken: The fi
whose preference is centered on the ad showing
endured almost untold hard-
For County Clerk
nance committee reported
the greatest number of preferences.
ship. She was a member o f the
Look the advertisements over this week. Get
Morris Bros, would buy the final
Bert Ives, o f Forest Grove, has To the Voters o f Washington
Methodist church in which she
your share of the cash; it’s yours if you decide
balance of $10.000 city o f Forest
been visiting with Herb Smith
has wielded an influence for good
with the majority.
I am a candidate for the office
Grove 5 per cent water bonds on
for a few days.
always. She was o f a cheerful
o f County Clerk, and have filed
Cut out this coupon and save it until next
the following terms:
Charles Dixon was in Forest
Bros, to pay for the said $10,000 disposition and lifted the cloud
week. Only coupons cut from the paper will be
a petition asking to have my
from many a life which after
counted. Read the ads this week and be ready to
name placed on the official nom
bonds with interest coupons due
select next week.
ward admitted sunshine.
Born to the wife o f Wm. I,ee, inating ballot o f the Republican
January 1, 1910, and July 1,
believe that no other person in
a daughter, Thursday, January party for the primary election to
1910. attached thereto, the sum
the Grove had so wide an ac
25, 1912. I)r. Hawke, o f Gaston, be held April 19, 1912.
of $10,000, or in other words,
quaintance and so many friends.
was knight o f the stork.
petition and at all times I pledge
purchase the bonds at par or
She lived an exemplary life. Her
face value flat. A motion was
W. E. Allen and sister, Ethel, myself, if elected, to perform the
son, Milton W. Smith, o f Port
duties o f said office as prescribed
made accepting the proposition
were in Forest Grve Saturday.
land, survives her.
by law and for the best interests
of Morris Bros, and authorizing
L. D. Oakes has installed a
o f the public.
the treasurer to sell the $10,000
cream separator and will make
1 his oler u open !o any reader.
I will be repeated next month.
E d w . C. L u c e ,
worth o f bonds. Question: Did
Get ready lor another choice.
I butter for the market.
Candidate for County Clerk.
the council sell the $10,000 worth $7.00
C. E . D i x o n .
o f bonds twice? In the city added J. D. R ode .
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