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WASHINGTON COUNTY’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1912.
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CITY WILL FURNISH ELECTRIC POWER THE SEAL OF
SO HOUSEWIVES MAY HEAT THEIR IRONS
P'ant Will Be Operated Every CIRCUIT COURT WILL CONVENE
Wednesday Until Noon-Re
port of Finance Commit
tee on Light Earnings.
Hereafter the municipal light
and power plant will remain in
operation until noon of each Wed
nesday in order that the house
wives of Forest Grove may have
an opportunity to do the week’s
ironing with electric irons. This
action was taken at a meeting of
the City Council Tuesday night.
Arrangements weie also made at
this meeting for the suspension
of the penalty required of the
Warren Construction Company
for failure to complete their
street paving contract by the
first of October last, so that the
continued rainy weather, which
makes the laying of bithulithic
impossible, and which has pre
vented the completion of the
work within the specified time,
may not work an unnecessary
hardship upon the contractors,
in the matter of giving forfeit.
A resolution was also passed
authorizing the redemption of
the first issue o f street improve
ment bonds, which fell due No
The finance committee sub
mitted the following report upon
the receipts and expenditures of
the light fund of the city:-
Forest Grove, Oregon.
November 19, 1912.
To the Common Council of the
City of Forest Grove, Washing
ton County, Oregon.
We, the undersigned finance
committee of said council, here
by respectfully submit the fol
lowing report o f the receipts and
expenditures of the light fund
of said city for the ten months
p reced in g and ending Novem
ber 1, 1912.
Items of Receipt.
Receipts from the users of light:
Total cash receipts
Lights Furnished for Public
86 lights, 10 months
for streets $1290.00
Library, 10 months
Firehouse, 3 months
Powerhouse 10 months
Wash. Co.Agri., and Live-
8 light posts, extra 1 mo.
Net returns to city
Items o f expenditures
oil. boiler compound, etc
Jan. 1, 1912,
400 cords wood
Nov. 1, 1912,
160 cords wood
Paid for to Nov. 1,
Expense and salary
O. M. S anford
J. M. B arber
The Grand theatre, a new
photo-play house located on
Main street, will be thrown
open to the public on Saturday
evenihg. W. F. Burke, the
proprietor of the enterprise, has
arranged an excellent program
for the introductory date.
Mr. and Mrs. Griffith, of this
city, entertained some N o r t h
Dakota friends last Sunday.
STATE CONVENTION OF Y. M. C. A. TO
BE HELD IN THIS CITY NEXT JANUARY
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MAKE
Arrangements Perfected for Big
READY FOR COMING DEBATES
AT HILLSBORO ON MONDAY
Considerable litigation will be
tried out before the Circuit j
Court of Washington county,
which opens in Hillsboro Mon
day, November 25, although
there are no criminal cases of a ]
serious nature to be presented.
Thirty-one jurors have been se
lected, including S. A. Walker,
Avery Rafferty, August VanLoo
and Edward J. Boos; all of North
Forest Grove. Twenty-eight of
the panel are farmers, one is a
shoemaker, and two are clerks, I
Tuesday afternoon in the par
lors of the Portland hotel, Rev.
W. A. M. Breck united in mar
riage Silas Christofferson, the
noted aviator of Portland, and
Mrs. Edna Becker, o f Hillsboro.
J. J. Hutchins, a farmer in
the Banks neighborhood, was a
visitor in the Grove Tuesday.
Mr. Hutchins tells of picking
strawberries in October from a
small patch less than three-quar
ters of an acre, which netted
The evening of December 13,
Coming from Ail Sections
the students of the Forest Grove
High School will enter into de
Oregon and Idaho.
bate with teams representing the
High Schools o f The Dalles and
The team from
Friday afternoon last,
The Dalles will come to Forest [ Marsh Hall of Pacific University
Grove, where the local team will ¡a representative committee of
take the affirmative.
At Mc | business men, Y. M. C. A. work
Minnville, the Grove students ers and the clergy of the city
will assume the negative. A try completed preliminary arrange
out was held Saturday night, ments for the State Convention
with Prof. Burt, of the Hillsboro [of the Young Men’s Christian
| High school as judge, and the j Association, which is to ho held
i following chosen to represent in this city January 10, 11 and 12
this eitv. Ella Garrigus, Ruth of the coming year. Under the
[Troutman, Carl Peterson, Geo. [ guidance of I. B. Rhodes. State
Parker, Vinton Robinson, Glenn Secretary for Oregon and Idaho,
j Morgan, Tom Roe and Claude a competent committee of ar
rangements was appointed and
the various sub committees des
Messrs Hess and Mack, recent ignated. Principal H. L. Bates
arrivals in the Grove from John was chosen as permanent chair
Day county, have purchased the man of the committee of the
U. S. Livery and are preparing whole, and the following heads
to handle all business that may of sub-committees named. En
come their way in a manner tertainment of delegates. Thos.
whiehjwill be eminently satis VV. Leonard. Banquet for dele
gates, Prof. Bean. To perfect
arrangements for men’s meeting
on Sunday afternoon, C. E.
Ostrander. P u b 1 i c i t y, Prof.
E. VV. Haines. Ushering, Eg-
I bert Bishop.
It is estimated that close to
Popular Young People of Forest Harriman Line Employees Take Ruling of Federal Judge Places 1250 delegates will he in attend
ance, and in all probability this
Grove Happily Joined in
In Pacific Northwest Land
All Initiative and Referen
number will be greatly aug
mented by friends and visitors.
Wedded Bliss on Sat
Products Show at Port
dum Measures Into Im
Secretary^ Rhodes expects the
land in Solid Phalanx.
greatest gathering held in years.
DEATH CALLS FATHER CUPID AGAIN SHOUTS RAILROAD CLERKS IN WOMEN TO CAST VOTE
O F SCHOOL TEACHER PAEAN OF V IC T O R Y GREAT STREET PARADE AT NEXT CITY ELECTION
Frank H. Norton Passes Away
At His Home In This City
Monday-Buried In For
est View Yesterday.
The Southern Pacific evening
Last Saturday afternoon at
Perhaps nothing has occured
Frank H. Norton, who has re
S alem , Oregon. —A s under a
sided in this county for the past 16:30, in the home of the bride’ s, in recent years to show the I ruling made by Judge Bean of passenger from Portland, which
three years, died at his residence parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H? changed attitude toward the the federal bench at Portland a carries the mail, will hereafter
in Forest Grove Monday, after a ! Martin, just east of town, Rev. public than the interest the rail year ago initiative or referendum reach Forest Grove at 5:30 p. m.-
short illness of Gastric fever. j Hiram Gould spoke the final roads are now showing in the Pa measures go into effect just as instead o f 6 o ’clock. This ar
Deceased was close to 72 years j words which united in the holy cific Northwest Land Products soon as a majority vote is cast in rangement will give the busi
of age. He was born near Ionia, | bonds o f wedlock Miss Marian Show held at Portland this week, their favor, the Malarkey public ness men an opportunity to se
Michigan, April 7, 1841, and L. Martin and Clyde M. Perry. and the railroads are not ¡only utility bill is now in effect. The cure their evening mail before
spent his early boyhood on a Miss Martha Mrrtin, a sister of offering expensive cups as prizes, bill gives the Railroad Commis the supper hour.
farm in that vicinity. In 1877 j the bride, acted as bridesmaid aiding the show people in carry
Mrs. F. J. Miller entertained
sion power to control and regu
he was married to Marietta Hen J and Glenn Wagner stood up with ing exhibits, placing booths of late all public utilities save those the ladies o f the Forest Grove
The bride was their own in charge of experts,
dricks of Danville, Michigan. To j the groom.
Bridge club, yesterday after
which are municipally owned.
this union three children, all of ! beautifully g o w n e d in white but the Harriman lines in Ore
noon, in honor o f Miss Margret
whom were with him at the time crepe while the groom was gon gave a half holiday for all other initiative or referendum Hines, who has arrived at her
! dressed in conventional black, clerks in the general offices and
of his death.
A very enjoy
measure passed at the last elec first birthday.
In 1884 Mr. Norton moved i At the conclusion of the cere- free tickets for the employees tion goes into effect at once. able time was had.
with his family to Forman, N. i mony, which was performed in and their families to attend the Among other measures that it
At the Congregational church
D. where be took up a premption the presence of immediate rela show yesterday afternoon. Ev puts into immediate effect is the
morning Rev. Thomas
erybody admits that the m’llen-
claim. In Janurary 1888, he was
for his subject “ The
niummay be close at hand,
caught in the great blizzard wedding supper was enjoyed.
give the women o f this city the Uninixed Blessing.”
Mrs. Perry has been a teacher
And those 1200 clerks cele*
which swept that country and
privilege of voting at the city evening the members o f the Con
was compelled to spend the night in the public schools of this city brated properly. A few of them
election, which will he held in gregational church will join with
under a temporary shelter made for two years past, and has a really know something about January.
the congregation o f the Meth
from a sleigh box. In 1890 he host o f f r i e n d s among the farming. One of them owns a
Episcopal church in a Home
moved back to a farm near Dan scholars and p a t r o n s of the cow and another has made affi
davit that he got three potatoes
ville, Michigan and in 1910 the
The pulpit of the Forest Grove
family emigrated to Oregon, er in the Methodist Episcopal out o f one hill in his garden this BRATE TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY
since which time they have resid i church and Sunday school, of fall. But they had a parade from
One o f the most enjoyable Methodist Episcopal church was
ed in various portions of the Will | which she has been a member the Wells-Fargo to the land show ! events of the week was the cele occupied Sunday morning by
Besides the for years. The groom is well on East side. They had a band, bration of the twenty-eighth an- Rev. Nathan English, who de
three children, two brothers and known as a young man of sterl a quartette, floats, character im [ niversary of the founding of the livered an interesting and in
m e sister survive James W. Nor ing qualities, and an active personations, 50 wheel-barrows Rebakahs, the women's auxillery structive discourse.
loaded with fake vegetables and of the Independent Order o f Odd glish, who is visiting in this city
ton Sr., of Duluth, Minn.; Fred church worker.
A. Norton, of Lisbon, N. D. and
Mr. and Mrs. Perry will oc a few other stunts that were of [ Fellows, which was held last with his brother-in law, E. G.
Mrs. B.B. Hall of Lansing, Mich. cupy the Riley Boyd residence in general interest.
¡evening in the lodge rooms of Mills, was engaged in active
It all goes to show that the Forest Grove Lodge No. 44. church work at Lexington, Ne
Mr. Norton had been a member South Park until their new home,
of the Presbyterian Church at I now under construction, is ready Harriman people, consisting of | Seven candidates were initiated braska, last year.
Ionia, Michigan, for many years. for occupancy about the first of the S. P and the O. VV. It. &N., into the mysteries of the organ
The funeral services were held the year. The P ress joins with and the P. E. & E., are alive to izations, and at the conclusion of BRAKEMAN INSTANTLY KILLED
from the residence yesterday, their legion of friends in extend the fact that the farmer must be the ceremonies all partook o f a
BY FALL FROM LOCOMOTIVE
encouraged, and the people gen most excellent chicken dinner.
Rev. Thomas delivering the clos ing congratulations.
, Ore., Ray Wilson, a
erally must he taught something Officers for the ensuing term
ing words. The quartette of the
about the land. The educational were elected as follows- Noble freight brakeman on the P. It. &
Congregational church rendered
value of the Land Products Grand, Mrs. Otis Shearer; Vice N., was instantly killed in this
suitable hymns. Interment was MOTHER COMING TO RESIDE WITH
SON IS CALLED BY GREAT REAPER Show will be its great impor Grand, Miss Florence Temple city Friday afternoon, in at
in Forest View Cemetery.
tempting to hoard the locomotive
The funeral o f Mrs. Anna tance, and a study o f it was of ton; Secretary, Miss C. Grahm; o f a passenger train. He fell,
Wm. Emerson, of Laurelwood, Tumbleson, aged 66, occurred in benefit to even 1200 railroad Treasurer, Mrs. H. H. Porter.
I striking a cattle guard and break-
this county, has purchased six this city Monday. Services were clerks.
! ing his hack.
He leaves rela-
lots in Hall’s addition to Forest held in the chapel of the Forest
THE CHRISTIAN CHUCH. | tives in Tillamook.
Grove and will erect a structure Grove Undertaking company, WEALTHY FARMER OF SEGHERS
C. H. Hilton, the pastor, will
to be used as a manufaturing and interment made in Forest
at the Christian church
The press was to have been
plant for the Cinch Gopher trap. View Cemetery.
Mr. Emerson has been turning leaves a son, J. E. Tumbleson, of
An attack o f heart failure, next Sunday morning and even j ten pages this week to handle
Morning theme, “ Trust the large quantity o f news mat
out the traps at Laurelwood, but this city, and a daughter Cora. which came upon him as he was ing.
finding it necessary to enlarge The demise of Mrs. Tumbleson is doing the family chores
last Our Safeguard.” In the even ter, including the real estate
the plant, picked upon Forest one of peculiar sadness.
She Monday evening,
caused the ing the subject will be “ Drift transfers and Court proceedings.
Grove as a logical location for his was stricken with pneumonia death o f A. Steckel a wealthy ing.” A word o f assurance to An accident at the last moment
establishment.v The plant will while enroute from the east to farmer of the Seghers neighbor the public is that Rev. Hilton is .compels the crowding o f the
give employment to from six to this city for the purpose of tak hood, in Scoggins Valley. Burial in practically no danger from the front page and the killing of
ing up her residence with her was made Friday in Mt. Angel present scare. The local board numerous articles.
son, and passed awavat Eugene. Cemetery. He was 75 years of of health and the state board of
Deceased was horn at health concur in that decision,
A series o f instructive talks Mrs. Tumbleson was horn in age.
Mr. Marsh will move into his
are being delivered at the High Adams county. Ohio, and in Wuerttemburg, Germany, and and certainly the church build new home on First avenue north,
school building, dealing with the September of 1868 was married came to this country when young ing is in no danger. Services of the latter part of this week.
care o f the person, within and to Nathaniel Tumbleson. She He followed mining and farming all kinds will be continued as
Mr. and Mrs. Will Butler will
Dr. W. H. Vollmer had been a member of the after reaching manhood, and usual. The public is welcome.
for an extended visit in
spoke to the students Wednesday
morning upon diet. Tomorrow town, Ohio, f -om her fifteenth at Seghers. Since then he had be held in this church on Thanks SanDiego, California, Saturday.
been active in the development giving evening, Nov. 28. Rev.
Dr. C. L. Large, the popular
Dr. Brookbank will speak upon year.
of the country about Seghers, Mr. Upton will preach the ser practitioner of this city, accom
hygiene. Monday morning Dr.
panied bv Mrs. Large, returned
Semones will advise the students
W. F. Kinman, o f Hoquiam, where he acquired a valuable mon.
Tuesday from San Francisco,
upon the care of the eyes, and Washington, was visiting with farm of 160 acres.
next Wednefday Dr. Todd will his brother-in-law. Nathan Eng- leaves a widow and stepson,
G. C. Gray, of Dilley, was a where they have been upon a
i Gust Roth, to mourn his loss.
i two weeks sight-seeing trip.
discuss the care o f the teeth.
i Groyo visitor Monday.
, liah, in this city, last week.