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FO REST G R O V E, O REG O N , TH U R SD A Y , May 23, 1912.
The S. P. company already
have material on the ground at
the S. P. depot in South Forest
j Grove for the construction of a
sub-station and are expecting to
connect with the city water
Death of Mrs. Porter
Mrs. Mary Jane Porter, wife
of Ambrose Porter, died Satur
day, May 18, at her home on
Pacific avenue in this city.
Funeral services were held on
Monday and interment was
made in Forest View Cemetery.
At the time of her death she was
77 years old. She suffered a
paralytic stroke Tuesday and
lingered until death relieved her
The family has lived in Wash
ington county for twenty years
and for the last ten years in For
Mr. Porter at one
time lived it Scoggin Valley,
where he operated a flouring
The children who survive the
mother are Frank Perry of Ho-
quiam, Wash., Mrs. Lou Wilcox
of Gaston, Miss Myrtle Porter of
Forest Grove and Mrs. Maud
Boos of Seattle, Wash.
Mrs. Porter during her life
time made many friends and
ministered to the welfare of hu
manity in many ways.
The sermon by Mr. Hilton and
the solo by Mr. Darby at the
church were much enjoyed by
those w ho were present.
J. H. DeMoss and family re
turned Saturday night from Red-
; mond, Oregon. They have seen
supply at the sub-station. The
nothing they like so well as For
pipe will be laid from Fifth ave
est Grove. For awhile they will
nue to the sub-station, wh^re
live in town, having rented a
four fire hydrants will be placed.
house on C street.
Mrs. R. O. Stevenson took din
Lodge Picnic June 12
ner at the home of her son, Tues
The Oddfellow and Rebekah
Forest Grove, Ore.
Ed Winter, a farmer of Fern
Last Saturday the little two-
Mr. Buxton’s family spent year-old child of Mr. and Mrs.
lodges of Washington county Hill, southeast of town, Monday
May 22, 1912.
have combined for the purpose morning left the house with the Sunday at the Kennedy home.
Editor Forest Grove Press.
John Heisler, Jr., fell into the
Dear Sir: In an article in the of giving a big fraternal picnic, intention of caring for the stock.
Curtis Burke suffered an at spring, while the mother, Mrs.
News-Times of May 16th it is which is to be held in Naylor’s His long absence caused his wife, tack of appendicitis last week, Hessie Hayden Heisler, was busy
stated that the cost of improving grove Wednesday, June 12. All who was preparing the morning but is much improved now.
with the morning work. When
Second Avenue will be only the lodges, both Oddfellows and meal, to make search for him.
The Ladies’ Aid Society meets found a few minutes later, the
$12544.00. This is misleading, Rebekahs, of the county will She went to the corrall, where with Mrs. J. Dilley this week. child, Wilma, was floating at the
as it is only four blocks which is participate and an excellent she found him lying in an un Come.
top of the spring unconscious.
proposed to be paved, and it showing is expected. This is the conscious condition. It. appears
Mr. DeMoss and family were The mother recovered the
would cost about $19000.00 to ! first attempt at such an exhibi- that a four-year-old colt had at the old home Monday and child and restored it to conscious
pave the avenue from A to Fifth Ition in the county and every kicked him under the chin, cav
ness, and while the call was
called on their old neighbors.
street. The two blocks from A effort will be made to make it a ing in the breast bone. A phy
Come to the picnic May 31st close, no serious results will
to First street were left out of grand success.
sician was called and the injured and enjoy the games, races, din come from the incident.
the scheme for the reason that
man was at once removed to the ner, program, etc.
First Communion Services
the council well knew if they
Forest Grove Sanitarium, where
Grandma McCoy is at the
P. U. Recital
Sunday was a day which will everything possible was done for
were included it would give the
remonstrators a preponderating long be remembered by the him. He recovered conscious home of her daughter, Mrs.
A recital by vocal, piano and
Work on the court house annex violin pupils of the conservatory
parishioners and friends of St. ness but was unable to speak. Burke, this week.
is progressing quite well. The will be given May 29, Wednes
I do not know why the writer Anthony’s church, for a large His condition was so bad that he
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Stevenson
forms for the cement basement day evening at 8 p. m. in Marsh
singles me out. I am not the class of twenty-five childreu re- was unable to take food excep went to Forest Grove Monday.
being placed and the re Hall. This is the first of the
largest property owner on that ceived their first holy commun- through a tube.
rods installed ready series of final recitals open to
avenue. It is true I have only a ¡on and renewed their baptismal until Friday, when he died.
frontage of 156 feet on Second vows before the beautifully dec The body was removed to the
the public and a cordial invita
Excavation is being made for tion to all to attend this musicale
Avenue, but I have also 201 feet orated altar at the nine-thirty Forest Grove undertaking par Harold and Dorothy Clapshaw
on Second Street, and it does not mass. Breakfast was served to lors, where it was prepared for are visiting their grandmother, the new Corwin brick adjoining is given.
the Hillsboro National Bank
take much of a prophet to say the children in the rectory and burial. Funeral services were Mrs. Laura Clapshaw.
building on the east side of Sec
what will happen to the other
held at the M. E. church Sunday,
Glen Wagner of Forest Grove ond street.
was held at the
streets when Second Avenue is
conducted by Rev. C. C. Renick was at Hillside this week.
Mrs. E. Cheney
E. L. McCormick and C. F.
paved. Mr. Scott uses two very
of Portland, and interment was
Libby are attending the I. O. O.
ugly words, “ injunction” and
made in the Forest View ceme
“ lawsuit,” but if the property
owners should unfortunately be
His wife and one child survive
forced to resort to either of
The council has ordered sev
him. At the time of his death
mother last week.
these, it will not be their fault
blocks of pavement made served from 1861 to 1865 in the
The city council met in ad-
but the fault of the council who
and more will probably follow. Sixteenth New York Heavy Ar
! journed session Monday eyening was born in Canada.
this vicinity last week.
are trying to force upon them
Tarvia Modern pavement has tillery. He moved to this state
and transacted some important
some twenty-three years ago and
something they are determined
Congregational Church Service*
Mrs. Lewton has a fine new been designated on part [of the settled in Hillsboro, where he
they will not have.
new work. Property owners on
The recorder was authorized to The annual union memorial surrey.
should have gone somewhat fur
streets are asking for Ma and his brother opened a tin
notify the Forest Grove Trans services will be held at the Con Some of the farmers of this
They were considered
ther with his figures and told us
portation Co. to remove its rails, gregational church Sunday morn section are planting corn this cadam pavement.
the “ Knights of Tin.”
how much the News-Times is
The memorial sermcr. is to be
ties, poles and wires from the ing. Special music will be ren week.
Those present were Mr. and
paid for all those articles advo
preached at the M. E. church by Mrs. E. Cheney and M. R, Che
street within ten days. It ap dered and the decorations will be
cating and boosting “ Bitulithic,”
the local pastor next Sunday ney of Moffatt Station; Mr. and
pears that the city has been at in keeping with the occasion.
always done by the Warren Con
The baccalaureate Mrs. W. A. Long, Clarence
$75 expense already for remov The sermon subject will be “The back from Tillamook.
struction Company, which have
ing ties and rails, and the council Forward March.” In the even Loren Steptoe is visiting his sermon will be preached at the Long, Thelma Long, Edith Long,
appeered in his paper for some
same place in the evening.
proposes to hold the rails re ing the pastor will speak on sister at Shedds.
and Sylvia Long of Forest Grove;
“The World Ready for Christ.”
moved for the expense.
The fill at the S.-P. depot is Mr. and Mrs. Westmoreland of
It is no doubt pleasant to ad
The ordinance for paving and
practically combleted and shows Banks; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ken
shoats last Monday.
vocate the beautifying of the improving Second avenue was
Christian Church Service*.
quite an improvement over old of Hillsboro; Mr. and Mrs. Hen
city, but it is more pleasant when read the first and second times.
T. E. Hines has his barn near- conditions.
ry Chenev and Master Muir Che
we have plenty of good fat ad The chief-of-police was author-
ney of Moffatt Station.
vertisements to help us pay for ! ¡zed to advise with the S. P.
Mrs. G. D. Rogers is in Port- accepted the resignation of L. C.
A very pleasant time was had
our own paving.
; company as to taking water from tional sermon to the high school. land this week.
Kelsey as city engineer and the and plenty to eat and every
T. H. L ittlehales . j the city mains.
Mrs. Barber preached at Hill- mayor appointed Geo. McGee, thing which makes home coming
The subject will be “ A Voice or
Six new hydrants were ordered an Echo, Which?” A splendid side last Sunday.
county surveyor, to the place.
a joy was lavished in abundance.
1 to be purchased.
musical program will be rendered
Joe Rairic is at Lewton’s this
Council adjourned to meet Fri- and an interesting program will week.
The mothers’ meeting under I day of this week.
A Little Fun for the Boy*
The regular Bible
the auspices of the W. C. T. U.,
The Senior class will give a
Kenneth French, who has
school session at the usual hour,
The Boys in the neighborhood play, “The Persecuted Dutch
of which Mrs. Dr. Volmer is SelU-Floto at Hillsboro June 2
and the morning service will be been working at the condenser, of the Home Baking Company man,” Friday, May 24. The
superintendendent, was held at
The Sells-Floto Circus has adjourned to attend the service is spending his vacation at home. had considerable fun at the ex play will be given at the Central
the home of Mrs. Barber, three
J. K. French has painted his pense of the genial baker, Guy school house and will be one of
rooms being filled with ladies. what you might call a whole of the old soldiers at the Congre house.
funniest productions ever
Stockman by setting a gopher the
given in Forest Grove.
Mrs. Butler, probation officer of flock of babies with it this year. gational church.
school is showing increased in John Greenwood and family gun loaded with a blank cart The Lincoln school, assisted by
the juvenile court of Portland, Of course every self respecting
terest and there are classes for took dinner at the Williams home ridge so as to be fired when Guy the orchestra and band, will give
addressed the ladies, telling in a
all. The public cordially invitedt last Sunday.
opened the door about one o’clock a program at the Central build
very interesting and earnest
menagerie finds as many as five
at night, at which time he goes ing, Wednesday evening, May 29,
manner just what the court is
. , ,
the proceeds to be used to pay
NEW SIDEWALK BUILT
CominR to HilUboro to work. On his entering Mon for the Lincoln school piano.
doing and trying to do in their
day morning the gun was fired
large field of laoor. She de- 8m?‘
e "T *
School examinations will be
. . .
,.1. and last but not least a baby
The people on David’s Hill and
To those who visit the Sells- and the frightened baker noti held
plored the creeping in of politics zej)U> ^ e first probably ever in the Thatcher section show Floto Circus when it arrives in fied the chief of police and mem week. Friday and the first of next
into the juvenile court work seen in a menagerie in this coun much enterprise in constructing Hillsboro on Sunday, June 2, it bers of his family, and for a time
The boys who were at Corval
Mrs. Barber conducted the de try. Added to these is a baby a sidewalk along the public road might be well to hint that an that part of the city was the lis gave a good report in assem
votional service and also pre hippopotamus, also three baby in that direction from the city, i early visit to the menagerie has scene of much action and inves bly last Tuesday morning.
elephants, the eldest of which is As much as two miles of road its advantages. The doors open tigation.
Commencement will be held at
sided at the organ.
Methodist church on Friday
but 17 months old. Of this won has already been constructed and one hour before the performance
The harmless gun was discov
The babies and children were derful collection the baby zebu
we understand the walk will be proper commences, and during ered with a string attached to evening, May 31. This is the
cared for in an upper room by will, no doubt, attract the m ajor' extended farther out in the near that time the famous Sells-Floto the door in such a way as to be second annual commencement
and a class of sixteen will re
foui young girls while the moth- portion 0f attention by reason of future,
Military Band, under the direc- fired when the door was opened, ceive diplomas this year. A cor
I The walk in the direction of tion of Walter P. English, will which explained the cause of dial invitation is extended to all
ers attended the meeting.
to hear the following program:
Forest View Cemetery does not give a popular concert in which alarm.
After a short business session
“ Apple Blossoms,” orchestra;
No one was hurt, but the baker invocation,
presided over by the president,
Rev. H. Gould; male
and in this direction more foot der special selections. The band was badly scared, and if the quartet; comet solo, Paul Grif
Mrs. Bolderick, the meeting ad June 2nd.
The management have an- passengers travel than in any can be plainly heard by the vis bread was not all that it should fith; “ Broken Hea#t,” string
journed and the ladies held a nounced that they still adhere to other direction. At one time a itors to the menagerie, so in or-
have been on Monday, the boys quartet; address, Dr. Edward H.
short reception for Mrs. Butler, their policy of popular prices.
plan was being formulated to der to enjoy it, it will not be who concocted the joke are to be Todd, vice president Willamette
and regrets were voiced by many
The time honored parade will extend the walk to the cemetery necessary to enter the big tent blamed, for at all times Mr ¡University; cello solo, L. B.
Hiebel; presentation of diplomas,
that such meetings of interest be given at 10:30 on the morning but it failed. Is nobody inter- until the performance proper Stockman turns out nothing but
M. Gardner; “Sweet Recol
, ested in this direction.
of the first performance.
the very best.
had to end for the summer.
Littlehales Replies to mains a tw°-inch water p>pe for Ed Winter, Who Was Kicked
Article Published in
by Colt, Dies After
y 7"' 7
Little Daughter of John Heis
ter Rescued from Spring
Just in Time
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