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F orest G rove P ress
WASHI NGTON C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER.
ERS TO ATTEND Y.
M. C.A .
Among the prominent speak
ers who will participate in the
State Convention of the Young
Men’s Christian Association, to
be held in this city January 10,
11 and 12, may be mentioned
Fred B. Smith, Secretary of the
international committee of the
Y. M. C. A., and leader of the
Men and Religion movement.
Raymond Robbins, who is Social
Service leader of the Men and
Religion movement. Rev. John
1). Boyd, of the first Presbyter
ian church of Portland, and
many others prominent in the
work of the society and the
church throughout the country.
JOHN ALLEN’S CHICKENS WILL
NOW CLOSE THE GARDEN GATE
An enterprising agriculturist,
John Allen, who has a farm west
of Forest Grove, is also of an in
ventive turn of mind. Getting
tired of running after poultry
and endeavoring to keep the
barn yard fowls within their own
particular scratching patch, Mr.
Allen has devised a gate which
automatically opens and closes
at the will of the egg producers.
In other words, when the Ply
mouth Rocks get outside the
fence and desire to return to the
family hearthstone, they simply
push the button, the gate opens,
permits them to enter within the
sacred p r e c i n c t s , and then
automatically closes, while the
inventor laughs in fiendish glee
at their return to captivity.
The Washington-Oregon Cor
poration, which supplies day cur
rent to this city, installed a new
transformer Sunday in place of
the one which was burned out
by lightning some time ago. Al
most immediately after the new'
machine was in place it burned
out. Following this, on Tuesday,
the transformer station at Cor
nelius caught fire and burned to
the ground. Current is now de
livered to the Grove direct from
Hillsboro, while a large gang of
men are working to repair the
damage and get the regular cir
cuits in shape to handle the
The P. U. Minstrels made an
instantaneous success Thanks
giving eve when they appeared
to a packed house in the Star
theater. The jokes and puns
were good, and local hits scored
numerous laughs. The first part
went off with a dash and swing
that showed excellent coaching,
and the olio which followed was
good in every way. A repetition
of the performance, with a new
line of stunts and songs, will
probably be announced in a short
Mrs. H. C. Atwell, who came
home for Thanksgiving much
benefitted by the rest and
change enjoyed during her ab
sence, will return to Portland in
a few days for a prolonged
Mr. and Mrs. Will Butler, of
this city, left for Wisconsin
Saturday. They will make their
home in that state.
Beware of strangers taking
subscriptions for magazines: you
may never see magazines, money
or stranger again. Give us your
subscriptions, we will meet any
prices of any reliable firm. W'e
deal direct with the publishers
and are in a position to give you
the lowest possible prices, single
or clubbing rates. Had you
thought of a subscription to a
m a g a z in e for X m a s ?
Forest Grove Pharmacy.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5. 1912.
PORTLAND BOYS ROB HILLSBORO STORE
PUBLIC SCHOOL ATTENDANCE IMPROVES
aged 12, 13 and 14, were taken
into custody Monday afternoon
charged with r o b b i n g three
stores in this city Sunday even
ing. Merchandise and money
were found with them, proving
their guilt, which all candidly
Sixteen dollars in silver, $2 in
pennies, some clothing, two bi
cycles, four revolvers and a reg
ular assortment of hunting and
clasp knives were in the job lot
of articles found in their cache ■
at the old Hillsboro fair grounds.
A plan adopted at a teachers’
meeting in October to give a
quarter holiday to all students
who have a perfect attendance
record during each report month
has worked with excellent re
Although there was an increas
ed enrollment during November
there were 94 fewer days ab
sence than for October. Miss
Norton’s room had the highest
average of attendance 980 per
H il l sb o r o ,
GASTON DRUGGIST IS
CHARGED WITH VIO
LATION LIQUOR LAW
H il l sb o r o , Or..—Dr. J . A.
Baker, proprietor of the Gaston
Drug Company, is out on $600
bail, facing a charge of violating
the state liquor laws. The grand
jury already had evidence to in
dict. Baker’s store was r a id e d
by Constable McQuillan Satur
day, and two barrels of whiskey
and two barrels of bottled b e e r
were confiscated and brought to
| the county seat.
Detective Ellerman, one of
West’s men, went to
STREET SCENE IN FOREST GROVE
c in n v il l e a n d f o r
Gaston a few week’s ago and
established a restaurant. In a
John Johnston, who died No few days he had all evidence
The Forest Grove High school
vember 2 at his home in Marion necessary to place in the hands
will be matched with the Mc
four miles west of Wood- j of the authorities. The District
Minnville High school in joint de
the father of Thomas Attorney, however, already had
bate on Friday evening, Dec
one of the prosper sufficient evidence to convict and
ember 20. The Forest Grove
the Gales Creek had it in the hands of the grand
affirmative team will meet the i
had lived in jury.
McMinnville negative t e a m at;
was born From the evidence it appears
Forest Grove, and the Forest j
that all the necessary equipment
Grove negative team will meet Grove, gave a wonderful ex- \ ton county, is beginning to be in County Tyrone, Ireland in for a regular saloon was found
the McMinnville affirmative team hibition of strength and skill in realized by those who are study- 1828, and came to the United in the premises. Dr. Baker has
at McMinnville the same evening. his match last Thursday night ling its provisions. The system States in 1835 with his parents, heretofore been before the Cir
The subject discussed will be: with Walter Arndt, the welter^ of graduating the charges ac Thomas aud Hannah Johnston. cuit Court on a like charge.
Resolved: That the Electoral weight champion of the Pacific cording to the carrying distance, The trip was made on a sailing
College should be abolished and coast. By means of a toe hold making the lowest average for vessel and occupied six weeks. WASHINGTON CO Y HORTICULTURISTS
the president of the United and body scissors Reed was sue- the shortest hull, and increasing Upon their arrival in New York
CAPTURE PRODUCTS SHOW PRIZES
States nominated and elected by cessful, after 43 minutes of hard the rates according to the dis- City they journeyed at once to «
number of first and second
direct vote of the people.
Arndt square to the mat. The the orginating office, should give engaged in the commission busi prizes were awarded to Wash
ington county horticulturists at
PURITAN PARTY ON THANKSGIVING EVE remaining 17 minutes afforded, to local merchants an opportu ness.
the spectators one of the great- nity to greatly increase their In compand with two friends, the Land Products Show which
One of the most unique en est exhibitions of wrestling ever business dealings with those cus- Horace Hill and Dan Riddle, he closed in Portland Saturday.
tertainments of Thanksgiving witnessed in the city. Both men tomers who reside in the rural bought four yoke of oxen, wagon I Fred Groner, of Hillsboro, secur
eve was a Puritan party given at exerted their every effort, Reed districts.
and other necessary implements ed first prize for the best exhibit
the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. assuming the aggressive from The rates for packages under and started from Independence,
of Franquette walnuts. In the
Beamis. The ladies wore Puri the call of time, compelling the new system will be as fol- Mo., bound for the great north Italian prune competition B.
tan costumes and engaged in a Arndt to be continually upon the lows: Each package may weigh west, the journey lasting from i Leis, of Beaverton, took two
yarn winding contest, which was defensive to prevent a repetition as much as 11 pounds. Rural April to August, at the close of first and one second prize.
one of the features of the even of the first fall. When the final and city delivery, 5 cents for the which time the young emigrants
ings enjoyments. Marvel King minute was called the contest- first pound and 1 cent for each located in Marion county, Ore- CHILDREN OF V. H. LIMBER
and Miss Lena Rainwater were ants were battling furiously in additional pound; first zone with I gon.
NEARLY DIE FROM POISON
awarded the prizes for the best the center of the mat.
ball of yarn. Games were in Jack Rainwater, of the Mult- in 50 miles of post office, 5 cents there Mr. Johnston conducted A distributor of patent medi
first pound and 3 cents each ad-
cine passed the home of Mr. and
dulged in and as the clock struck noinah Athletic club of Portland, ditional
pound; second zone, 150 McRay’s Mission mill. The next Mrs. V.H.Limber, in Vancouver,
m i d n i g h t light refreshments who was scheduled for a four
miles, 6 cents first pound, 4 cents year he went to Eureka, Cal., a few days ago and tossed a pack
round boxing c o n t e s t with each additional pound; third where he spent a short time in age of sugar coated pellets onto
Those present were Mr. and Archie Nichols of this city, fail
mining and prospecting. He re
Mrs. F. L. Beamis, Mr. and Mrs. ed to put in an appearance, and zone 300 miles, 7 cents first turned to Oregon in the fall of the porch. The two little Limber
boys, 2J and 1 year old, respect
James Cherry, Mr. and Mrs. A. the forfeit money of $20 was
the same year and went to farm ively, were playing on the porch
J. Friday, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. handed over to Nichols’ manager.
Rainwater, Mrs. D. 0. Case. Roy Devlin took the place of the cents first pound, 6 cents each At the end of that time Mr. and when Mrs. Limber appeared
Rene Hilts, Louise Reiben, Lottie absent boxer for a three round additional pound; fifth zone, 1000 Johnston married Miss Mary later the children were devour
miles, 9 cents first pound, 7 cents
ing the last of the tablets. A
Lee, Lena Rainwater, Marvel exhibition with Nichols.
Kennedy. Eleven c h i l d r e n physician was summoned and ad
King, Etta and Victoria Case,
blessed the union of Mr. and
Ada and Alice Friday, John
Information has reached this zone, 1400 miles, 10 cents fi«st Mrs. Johnston. They are Ellen, ministered an emetic, which un
doubtedly saved the lives of the
Hilts, Martin Rainwater, Edward publication that the Laughlin
the oldest, the wife of J. R. children. The package was lab
Rieben and Carl Davis.
House is soon to receive addi
Manning, of Portland; Mrs. C.
tions and improvements that will 11 cents first pound, 10 cents M. Hinkle, Portland; Thomas eled "Dyspepsia Cure”
At the regular session of the involve a considerable outlay of
Johnston, who lives near Forest
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Allen en-
Eastern Star of this city, Mon „ money. T,
The exact , nature
of - ., the | L. zone,
, over , 1800 mi es, ’ 12 cents Grove; Robert, of Sacramento,
, . , first pound, 12 cents for each ad-
| tertained Monday evening at a
day night, the -following officers lmprovements,
Cal.; Agnes, head of the Kearn progressive dinner, in honor of
were elected for the ensuing is not yet decided on, but it is , ditional pound.
ey sanitarium at Spokane; Wil Mr. Allen’s birthday. The table
term. W. M., Mrs. A. Ben
liam, whose farm adjoins that of decorations were unique and
Kori; W. P., A. E. Scott; A. M.,
his father; John, of San Fran I pleasing, and the service, ren
Mrs. A. Hinman; Conductress, most oi the rooms and probably j
Charles, who has a place dered by a bevy of extremely
Mrs. J. A. Thornburg; A. C., I an addition to the building it- At the concluding session of
of the old homestead; pretty young ladies, was exact
Mrs. P. S. Starrett; Secretary, self. These betterments are ^ie
lives on the old home ness ideal. Mr. Allen, who is
Miss Manche Langley; Treasurer, justified by the patronage of the
in I ortland Friday, a speci-
Cecilia, of Battle one of the prominent business
Mrs. Dorthy Seymour. The in hotel and will represent another
committee of 19 members was
stallation will be held jointly evidence of the prosperity en appointed to handle all matters
j men of the Grove, has passed
with the Masonic lodge on the joyed by our flourishing com of legislation affecting the horti
i the half-century mark and ad-
evening of St. John’s day, Dec. munity.
cultural industry. John S. For- THE CHRISTIAN CHUCH. ! vanced one year into the next.
C. H. Hilton, the pastor, will
S. Levy & Sons, formerly of bis, Forest Grove; M. McDonald, preach at the Christian church Those who participated in the
celebration were: Mr. and Mrs.
In honor of Mrs. Claude Hal- Forest Grove, have opened a
let. (formerly Miss Mabelle Hin meat market in Silverton. They ton, are members of the com next Sunday both morning and English, of Lexington Neb., Mr.
evening. In the evening the and Mrs. E. G. Mills, Mr. and
man) of Spokane. Mrs. W. W. have placed the business on a mittee.
subject will be, "The New J. N. Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs.
McEldowney entertained Friday cash basis and will not run a de
Mr. and Mrs. Scotterof Canby, Birth.” This is one of the most A. G. Hoffman and daughter,
afternoon. Lunch was , served livery wagon.
Oregon, visited over Thanks important themes of the gospel, Dr. and Mrs. W. Q. Tucker and
and several pleasant hours pass
A week from to-morrow, Dec. giving with their daughter Mrs. and always interesting to people. Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Secour and
13, the Modern Woodmen camp L. C. Misz, of this city.
Come and hear it discussed from son, and Mrs. Doane.
The Glee club of Pacific Uni of Forest Grove will hold an
Ed. Davis has returned home a scriptural standpoint. In the Mrs. Dennis, sister of Mrs.
versity will make its bow to the election of officers.
from Collins Springs, Washing morning the subject will be, Shippe, left for Providence, R.
public next Tuesday evening in
, Saturday, after a stay of
ton, where he was sojourning “Big Stones.” A cordiai wel I.
Brighton chapel. An excellent
come extended to all.
fourteen months in the Grove.
programme has been prepared, home from Eastern, Oregon, for his health.
including several featnres which where she has been teaching,
Fred Hines, who has been v is
Miss Li via Ferrin. who is The Hoffman & Allen store
last Sunday evening.
will be new to the audience.
iting his brother in this city, h a s teaching in Sa l e m, s p e n t building is now the property of
Messrs Bert and Roy Ramsey, left for Washington,
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Quick* of
Thanksgiving at her home in J. W. Fuqua.
the Thatcher section, are parents o f Portland, spent Thanksgiving Miss Nena King was an o v e r - the Grove.
Geo. Sloane has boon on the
to an eight pound baby girl, born w ith t h e ir p a r e n t s in this city. S u n d a y visitor with f r ie n d s in
Del Madison, of Scoggins Val sick list the last week, but is
Saturday evening at 5 o’clock.
M r. a n d M rs. Ed. Boose visit- the Rose city,
ley, has bought the Mark Noble improving.
G. S. Allen, former mayor of e d w it h Mr. a n d Mrs. D. N.
Mrs. S. A. Gardener, o f S a le m , place at the corner of C. St. and Lewis Crawford, of this city
is visiting with her s i s t e r , M r s: 2nd Ave.
this city, was calling on friends Morris la s t S u n d a y evening.
has gone to Mabel, where he will
M is s E s t e l l a S t o k e s , of this Gibson, of this city,
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. S. Gib work.
Mrs. Una Scott, of Hillsboro, c it y , v is it e d in McMinnville last M r. a n d Mrs. G eo . P a t e r s o n v is - son, of this city, November 27,
I^wrel Emerson visited Lau-
was a Grove visitor this week.
ite d S u n d a y in P o r t la n d .
a daughter, Florence Alice.
GROVE TO DEBATE
ONE-ARMED WRESTLER PARCELS POST SYSTEM
GIVES FINE EXHIBITION
BOON TO MERCHANTS
DECEASED FATHER OF
GALES CREEK MAN
HAD NOTED CAREER