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U. S. SENATE
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. MARCH 14. 1912.
Born, to the wife of George
Culver, March 5, a daughter.
the city outside of his regular
the council] with the following
salary of $125 per month. Mr.
proposition, viz: That the coun
Norblad has been prompt and
cil give us the choice of three
CITY NEWS NOTES.
efficient in keeping his work up
locations, first, the northwest
to date. Figuring on the cost of
corner of the church square
Geo. Kirkwood of Hillsboro
the office the two years before
(which we asked for); second,
was in town Tuesday.
Mr. Norblad became city attor
the middle of the block (offered
ney, he has practically saved his
by the council), or third, the
J. H. Brokaw, a fruitgrower
salary to the city. Such services
southwest corner of the church
of David’s Hill, was in town
require some recognition, and in
square (which certain business
Tuesday and honored the Press
order that the public may be ad
men were clamoring for), the
with his subscription.
vised of the competency of their
final choice of the three loca
Doc Wagner of Gales Creek
attorney I w’ould ask the council
tions to be decided by a vote of
was in town the first of this
i to pass the resolution I submit
those contributing to the foun
week and visited witli his broth
herewith. This will, show our
tain ^ach dollar contributed to
W. O. Wagner of Wagner &
P o sitiv e In th e belief th a t a change
appreciation of Mr. Norblad’s To the Editor of the Press:
entitle the giver to one vote.
is needed for th e b est in te re sts of Sons Hardware Co.
city of Astoria. Also attorney services and inform the public So many inquiries come to me Furthermore, we offered to sub
O regon In th e U nited S ta te s sen ate,
The latest and most complete: by appointment for cities of Sea that in him they have a compe regarding the fountain which mit the list of votes to the mayor
m any n ew spapers In E a ste rn O regon
have openly declared th em selv es for j line of stationery at the Bazaar. side and YVarrenton and Port of tent city attorney and a faithful the W. C. T. U. planned to erect and a committee of the council,
Ben Selling to succeed S en a to r Jo n a j J. C. Clark of Gales Creek was Astoria.
that I think it best to make a thus insuring a fair count.
th a n Bourne.
We confidently expected that
brief statement in regard to the
If elected will discharge the
; at Hillsboro Tuesday.
In a re c e n t issu e th e L a G rande
fair a proposal would be ac
duties of the office according to
E ven in g O bserver ed ito rially re m a rk
C. A. Littler of the Forest
but instead it was
Last fall the W. C. T. U.
j Grove Pharmacy was replenish
The resolution submitted by voted to erect a public drinking amended and passed to read that
"T h e ann o u n cem en t th a t Ben Sell
ing w ill m ake the rac e for th e se n a te ing stock in Portland Tuesday.
Mr. Tongue advertises: “ I the mayor (a Democrat) was fountain as a memorial of Mrs. the choice of location be not con
a g a in s t Jo n a th a n B ourne is received
Peter and E. W. Dethlefs of have defeated my opponent, Mr. ! passed unanimously by the E. H. Marsh, one of our former fined to the three places speci
w ith considerable satisfa c tio n , for all
Gaston passed through town on Norblad, in every case in which council, and this communication well beloved members. To th a t1 fied in our petition but to any
know th a t Selling is a thoroughly pro
g ressiv e citizen and sta n d s for all their way to Hillsboro Tuesday. we were opposed to each other.” j and the resolution are public end an advisory committee was place in town that the contribu
th e m easu res th a t a re d e a r to th e
appointed to investigate location, tors should choose—but only the
Wanted— A good live man as In reply to this argument I have I records of the city of Astoria.
people, having been one of th e legis-
styles of fountain, probable cost, contributors residing in the city
partner in real estate office to
< la to rs w ho not only helped In au g u rate
and saved more than my salary etc. This committee consisted : should be entitled to vote.
th e new form of gov ern m en t in th is
to the city, why would I not of the president, three honorary 1 We informed the council that
sta te , but also has been one of those quired. Can commence at once. , but three or four criminal cases, j
w ho h as c o n stan tly stood on guard Address Mark, Drawer D, For but Mr. Tongue fails to state make a good district attorney and three active members of the | we had promises of contributions
to p rev en t repeal of any of th e m eas est Grove.
frem outsiders but considered
that in a list of ten criminal and save the taxpayers money? Union.
cases handled by his office in I want’to make a record as dis After holding many meetings, | that all persons who were enough
Roland Knight and Kennard
"M r. B ourne Is p ra c tic a lly a non
which I was attorney for the de trict attorney of the fifth judicial consulting catalogue for prices, j interested in the town to give
re s id e n t of th is s ta te and is scarcely Dixon attended Christian En
fense nine were dismissed and district, and I therefore ask for studying location, etc., and con their money should be considered
a tax p ay er. H e spend s his e n tire tim e deavor Sunday at Hillsboro.
your support. Can I have it?
In th e e a st and seldom v isits th e sta te
sulting representative citizens, competent to vote, or in case
Gus Wagner of Portland at During the year 1911, as city
th a t h as honored him . By th e way,
A. W. NORBLAD,
the committee submitted to the j they did not care to vote them
Mr. V oter, have you ev e r seen Jona- j tended the oratorical contest and attorney of Astoria, I prosecuted
Union the following recommen selves would let the ladies vote
th a n B ourne? W hat do you know j visited over Sunday in our city.
(Paid ad v ertisem en t.)
dations: First, that the Union for them.
a b o u t him o th er th an to receive a le t
Furthermore, this action of
te r occasionally w ritte n by a paid \ Henry Cop, hopgrower of the
A. M. Crary, 75th 111., Hering- erect a public drinking fountain the council throws out of any
ste n o g ra p h e r and signed w ith a ru b b e r Greenville section, was in town contested case and against such
ton, Kan., says that the com for man, horse and dog, with a voice in the matter one-fifth of
sta m p ? Can you point to a n y th in g of j
men as Fulton and others.
im p o rtan ce th a t he h as done for O re
rades in Kansas have too much cluster of electric lights on top the membership of the Union
gon? You know of co u rse th a t he
faith in President Taft’s justice and to cost approximately $1000. who reside outside the city, this
voted w ith A ldrich and th e rich m en ers, but wants to read the Press. torney’s office is $2700 per year
Second, that said fountain be
and I openly pledged myself if and magnanimity to think for a erected in the parking at the fraction including the president
of th e e a st on tariff issues. You know .
Whitman’s chocolates are the
he ow ns a large cotton goods m anufac- I
elected not to ask for a raise or moment that he will turn down northwest corner of the Congre and two members of the com
tu rin g p lan t on the A tlan tic seaboard i best chocolates. Get a sample at increase of salary during my any pension bill which is pre
gational church square. Third, mittee who are most active in
and th a t he is reputed to be w orth \ the Forest Grove Pharmacy.
sented to him by congress.
that said fountain be given to working for the
$15,000,000. Y.ou know also th a t his
in te re s ts in O regon a re so m eager th a t
the city, provided the city agree
and asked for an increase and
Ills tax is exactly $2.44 according to
to furnish water and lights and j
th e P o rtlan d Jo u rn al of Sunday, Mar.
practically intimated that he
would resign if the salary were
The above recommendations
“All of th ese things being tru e, don’t
raised. I know what the
were approved by the Union and dred dollars outside the town
you th in k it is tim e to rep lace him
would so reduce the number of
office pays when I seek it and am
w ith a citizen of th e sta te —a m an
the committee instructed to con
votes that if any person so de
satisfied, or I would not ask for
w ho h a s lived over h alf a c e n tu ry
tinue the work.
by paying say three or
in O regon—who has p ro p erty now here
your support nor would I run for
The Woman’s Club also ap
else an d w ho sta n d s his sh a re of tax es
dollars toward the
The annual meeting of the proved the plan by voting to give
and w orks every day in th e y e a r to i Editor Forest Grove Press:
locate the foun
Commercial Club Monday even $200 to the fund.
Chas. Hines in his controversy
build up his sta te ?
he chose in the
" Is it n o t tim e for O regon to be for that has gone on for several1
ing showed much good work
The committee then sent a j
O regon, a s Bill H anley says, and de
done by that body during the representative to the city coun- j
weeks with “ More Anon” (w’hich ;
sist from sending a rich a risto c ra t
We considered the entire ac
past year at a small expense to cil with a petition embodying the
w hose in te re sts lie in e a ste rn s ta te s
of the council unbusiness
the citizens. The treasurer’s re recommendations and asking
to a s s is t in m aking law s for O regon? Mr. Corl) sees fit to bring into
like and unfair and an insult to
port shows receipts for the year them to accept the gift and i
“T h e people have a splendid oppor this controversy parties who
As a showing with reference to be $208.42, with disburse grant permission to erect the our intelligence as women. As
tu n ity to elect a m an w ho will re p re have no connection with it.
there seemed to be no good or
se n t O regon and th e O regon system ,
In his letters of three weeks- to my ability as an attorney, I ments $74.80, leaving a balance fountain at the specified point. | sufficient reason for having our
fo r Ben Selling aided m aterially in
Much to our surprise the peti
on hand of $135.62.
o u tlin in g and passing every law th a t ago, and last week, he saw- fit to
wishes ignored, we reported to
Secretary A. E. H art’s report tion was referred back to us
December 16th, 1911.
gives th e pow er of go vernm ent d ire c t drag in the First National Bank.
the Union accordingly. Our re
ly to th e people in th is sta te .”
Neither myself nor any one of To the Honorable Common Coun shows that since March 22, 1911, with the request that we change
port was accepted and the com
cil of the City of Astoria, there have been distributed the location of the fountain to
the sixteen stockholders had
discharged with thanks
Protect Yourself From Fire
through the mails, by express the middle of the block on Main
anything to do with it either di Oregon.
for work done.
The volunteer fire department rectly or indirectly, with the pos Gentlemen: Our present city a t-! and otherwise. 8000 letters, cir street. As we were unwilling to | In conclusion I would say that
was called out Tuesday morning, sible exception of the one he torney, A. W. Norblad, has made culars and booklets relative to do that, the representative from j the vote of the Union to erect a
by an alarm sent in from the Dr. named this week. If he had, he one of the most competent city our city and surroundings, and the council asked us to appear j drinking fountain has never been
Crang property on College Way. is able to take care of it himself. attorneys we have ever had and reaching every state and te rri-! before that body and state fully 5 rescinded, and if ever there are
The Doctor states that there it is with regret that I notice tory in the United States, and our reasons for our choice of lo
The boys made good time, but
in Forest Grove enough male
all danger of fire was allayed be w’as no criticism with the former that it is impossible under the which have brought many in cation. This we did, but our pe citizens who are public spirited
“ where the city charter to raise his salary quiries and some new residents. tition was granted only on con enough to see that we are given
fore their arrival. Their prompt administration,
ness in response to calls reflects checks on the water fund were during his term of office. Dur Through the efforts of the club dition that we change the loca-1 a “ square deal” we may be
much credit and should cause O. K.’d by the finance commit ing the two years preceeding Mr. we are getting much permanent tion as before stated. When we ready to go to work again. We
inquired for a reason for such
the citizens to be liberal in any tee, Messrs. Roe and Thorn Norblad’s term of office the City advertising.
do not claim to have masculine
action we were told that it was
support the fire boys may need* burgh, because these checks
minds, but we do claim sense
for the business interests that it
Give them a dollar for a ticket to were drawn on both banks.” pay approximately $2800.00 to elected for the year: H. C. At
to know when we are
to the firemen’s ball whether you This is not correct; these checks other attorneys for assistance, well, A. G. Hoffman, A. E. be located near the center of the imposed upon. To paraphrase
T. J. O. block. To this we replied that
were drawn on the Forest Grove Rjquests were also several times Scott, A. E. Hart,
dance or not.
Lincoln, you can impose on all
National Bank, and the First made for a salary for a deputy Thatcher, E. W. Haines, L. M. we were not proposing to erect
women part of the time and
National Bank only cashed such city attorney. There have been Graham, John Thornburgh and a fountain for the business in
Gales City News
of the women all the
Officers were. terests, but for the general
checks as came through it in the tried in the municipal court this C. A. Littler.
(Crowded o u t la s t week)
you can’t impose on all
The people have been making regular course of business and one year, 1911, over five hundred elected as follows: H. C. At good of the community and to the women all the time. We are
nse of the few pretty days we were instructed to cash only such more cases than in the three well, president; L. M. Graham, help beautify our town, and that still waiting for a new council.
checks as were approved by the previous years, the cases total vice president; Chas. Littler, we would wait for a new coun
have been having.
committee. In the following ad ing to date about 1350 and dur treasurer; A. E. Hart, secretary. cil that would grant our request.
M rs . G. A. B oldrick ,
Howard Lilly has been im ministration we were informed ing the three previous years
The meeting unanimously ten Finally we were informed that if
Pres. W. C. T. U.
proving his farm by blasting that all checks signed by Ed about nine hundred were tried dered A. E. Hart a vote of we would again appear before
stumps for the last week.
Dixon and drawn on the Water altogether, and there has been thanks for his efficient services the council they would recon
Why Pay Ten Dollars.
Mr. McCann has rented the Fund were payable at the Forest more street improvement work, as secretary for the past year, sider our petition. But as it was
Why pay ten dollars for a map
.Paniel Staver farm and will try Grove National Bank without the and the council has considered for which he received only $5.00 so near election time, we decided
merely shows Washington
raising hogs for awhile.
to wait for the incoming council.
endorsement of any committee and passed upon more ordinances per month.
when you can get one
T. P. Hines was doing busi and we cashed all such checks (all drawn by the city attorney)
Meantime there came to our ears
scale showing every
ness in Forest Grove Tuesday.
as came to us in the regular than in any previous year in the The agency for the celebrated so much talk about the injustice
Miss Goodbv visited with her course of business. I presume history of the city, yet in the National bicycle is represented of expecting business men to
boundary of the
parents at McMinnville Saturday that this is what “ More Anon” face of these facts, Mr. Norblad by Clyde’s Bicvcle Shop. He al give their money to the fountain
county, size 50x67 inches for
referred to, but it was of no has attended to all of this work so has a number of second hand and give them no voice as to its $7.50, or a pocket size 24x33 in.
to the First National himself without a deputy, and wheels which he offers at a bar location that we decided to offer for $2. Get it of your bookseller
The Gales City school visited
on last page. )
without one cent of expense to gain. See him at N. First street. a compromise and went before or address T. S. Wilkes & Son,
the Fir Creek school Friday.
Newspapers of Eastern Ore
gon Advise People to
As City Attorney Saved Asto
ria Large Sums and
W. C. T. U. Is Insensed at Ac
tion of City Council Re