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FOREST GROVE PRESS, FOREST GROVE, OREGON, TH U RSD AY. DECEMBER 5, 1912.
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G. Edwin Secour, Editor
J. N. Hoffman, Allacciate Editor
T H E P R E S S P U B L IS H IN G CO
FO R EST GROVE. ORE.
O f f i c e 502
T elephones :
R e s i d e n c e s 442—397
T erms
of
S u b s c r ip t io n
One year, in advance.................... $ 1.50
Six months, in advance.......................75
Three months, in advance................... 50
THURSDAY,
DECEMBER
5,
1912.
Display advertisements for publication in the
P ress must be in this office not later than Tues­
day evening to insure appearance in current issue
We do not believe there is a
member of the present city coun­
cil devoid of sufficient courage to
so handle affairs that the great­
est good to the greatest number
will result; and because of that
Ijelief, we fail to understand
why such action as will alleviate
the danger to pedestrains from
wet, leaf-covered sidewalks, has
not been taken. In this connect­
ion, there is also danger from
loose boards, rotten stringers
and slanting walks, which are to
be found in several parts of the
city.
People talk about the weather essentially business men, and
to save them the trouble of the action of Congress is likely
thinking.
to effect them in a marked de­
gree. They showed that they
We might say, in apt reply had a lively idea of the import­
“ There is always an opportu­ ance of national legislation at
nity for a fool to show his folly.” the time the Canadian reciprocity
treaty was under discussion.
We politely suggest that some Now the tariff issue has a much
people get down to “ hard tacks” broader aspect.
Each farmer will, it is assum­
and cut out the “ generalities.”
ed, settle for himself the ques­
From the disagreeable nature tion whether he wants the tariff
o f many people with corns, one reduced, and if so, on what ar­
It is time that he should
is led to believe they think with ticles.
make
sure
of his position on this
their feet.
matter, and having done so, com­
One cannot avoid being intro municate his ideas to his Con­
Con­
duced to trouble, but he can gressman and Senator.
avoid shaking hands with it anc gress, it is presumed, is going to
do as nearly as possible what
asking it to have a seat.
the people want. If you think
The women o f Forest Grove the election of a democratic ad­
are evincing a gratifying inter­ ministration means the cutting
est in local political matters, but of the tariff on grain, fruits and
as yet have failed to express vegetables, on cattle, pigs and
themselves as to their intentions wool, and all the other things
or desires in the nominating of that are produced by the farmer,
a citv ticket for the coming elec­ then write to your Congressman
and say so. If you think other­
tion.
wise, write and tell what you
really
want. Your representa­
The meetings o f church so­
tives
in
Congress will be better
cieties are supposed to be for the
able
to
legislate
for you if they
discussion of matters pertaining
know
where
you
stand.
to the moral and social uplift of
Instead o f taking advantage
of an opportunity to “ hide be
hind the veil,” why not come
out
in the open and fight square ?
In its haste to show its grati­
tude for exclusive patronage,
the “ City Official Paper” de­
clares emphatically that the city
lighting plant is free of debt.
If such is the case why is it nec­
essary to send to New York
city every six months a check
for over $800, as semi-annual in­
terest upon a bond issue of $27,-
000 ? Why has that bond issue,
if the lighting plant is free of
debt, not been decreased a mat­
the human race, and not for the
ter o f s o m e $9,500 ? Why
purpose of listening to politica
should the tax-payers be com­
speeches or the discussing of
pelled to pay interest semi-an­
questions relating to national,
nually upon $9,500 if the light­
state or municipal affairs.
ing plant is free of debt ? Per­
According to the Crop Report­
haps the “ City Official Paper”
er,
every state west of the Mis­
was misinformed, or perhaps not
Of course, love is blind, but it
sissippi, except California, Iowa, might be just as well to remem­
informed at all. There is a debt
Louisianna, Arkansas and Texas,
ber that the eyesight o f the
o f $9,500 against the municipal
produces more wheat than it con­ neighbors is good . —Journal.
light plant, and no “ beating
sumes.
On the other hand,
around the bush” can conceal or
every state east of the Mississ
It looks to us as if Woodrow
ippi, save Deleware, will this
disguise it.
Wilson
was by no means the
A Hornless
year consume more wheat than most worried man concerning
it produces.
The surplus wheat
Columbia
An efTort is being made to
the disposition o f Mr. Bryan.—
crop for
the whole country Evening Telegram.
turn a matter of economics into
amounts to 134J million bushels
Graphophone
one of political significance. We
Last year the surplus was only
The easiest present to buy,
Los Angeles has a s c h o o l
the best present to give.
refer to the question of munici­
45 million bushels.
where girls are taught dressing
We have them at all prices
pal or corporation ownership of
from $ 1 5 .0 0 to $ 10 0 .0 0
as
a fine art. It ought to have
We give easiest terms.
Every business man in the an annex where future husbands
the lighting plant o f Forest
Come in arul hear some of
country, and many in foreign are taught how to hook them up.
the sweetest music you ever
Grove. It would seem that the
heard.
countries, are taking stock o f the —Eugene Daily Guard.
simplest manner in which that
probabilities of democratic legis­
question could be decided would
lation.
Oregon Democrats might pat­
be to have a thorough accounting
Farmers and fruit growers are tern after California brethren
c f the receipts and expenditures
and form a league to “ strength­
o f the lighting system from the
en” the party. A free, running
day o f its installation to date.
translation o f “ s t r e n g t h e n ”
would be to carve the pie.—Ore­
Then submit the findings, what­
gonian.
ever they might be, to the citi­
Good Horses and Rigs, with or without
Drivers. Transient Horses well
UNDER NEW
zens of the municipality, and let
cared for.
If the Turks would issue a
the question be decided by those
M ANAGEM ENT
proclamation
to the effect that
HESS & M A C K , P rop rietors
who have the only right to de­
all captives will hereafter be
cide it.
compelled to
pronounce the
names o f the various battlefields,
they would be able to strike ter­
It the municipal light plant is
ror
to the hearts of their
free o f debt, then in all proba­
enemies. — Oregon Register.
bility the city has returned to
—
the building fund a little matter
The Oregon law governing
o f some $4,000 which was “ bor­
school elections says that any
taxpayer or head of a family is
row ed” about three years ago.
entitled
to vote. Since women
How ?
lave the ballot the man can vote
as the taxpayer, and the ladies
Very true that a fire house has
will no doubt be willing to be
been constructed and that a city
considered as the “ head o f the
jail is nearing completion, hut
family’ ’ in order that they too
may cast the ballot The Dalles
the two together will not cost
Optimist.
$4,000. And, where’s the inter­
Entered at the post office at Forest Grove, Ore.
as mail matter of the second class.
A Christmas Without
Music is like a Wed­
ding Without a Bride
Clipped
and Pasted
Forest Grove Pharmacy
"r
U. S. S T A B L E S
^
Merchants
Savings & Trust
Company
est ? Again that “ borrowed”
$4,000 was supposed to be ap­
plied toward the construction of
a city hall. What’s the answer ?
The $12,000 in bonds which hcve
just been taken up by the city
were street improvement bonds,
paid by the property owners.
This is fact, regardless o f reports
which
have been circulated
about the sheets.
Forest Grove needs m o r e
school room and needs it had.
It does not, however, need more
land upon which to construct a
school building.
The present
site o f the Central school is
ample and sufficient upon which
to erect a modern structure. A
meeting o f school electors has
been called for December 110, and
every one within the district
Bhould attend and enter into the
discussion upon the matter o f ad­
ditional school room.
6th and Washington Sts.,
Portland, Oregon
Banking by mail.
4 %
paid on Savings Accounts.
Open
I
Beat the Prices
at the
Farmers’ Grocery
and Meat Market
P a cific A v e .
J. D. RODE
Saturday Evenings,
6 to 8 for the accomoda­
tion of those who cannot
Lawyers
Forest G rove, O gn.
OFFICE!
NIXON BUILDING
FOREST GROVE, ORE.
D R . C .E . W A L K E R
W . P. D yke
A ttorney-at-LaW
Osteopathic Physician
and
Notary ‘Public
Forest Grove
Oregon
J. N. H offm a n
Atlorney-at-Lai ï
Treatment by Special Appoint-
ment Only
VV. Q . T u cker, F.l. D.
EQUITY AND PROBATE ONLY
Office Hoffman Bldg. Pacific Ave.
Ind. Phone 502
Forest Grove
Physician and Surgeon
Calls answered promptly day or night
Phone: O.fice 271, Residence 283.
Dr. C. F. V ia
Physician and Surgeon
M ark B. Bum p
Attorney-at-laW
Office over Hoffman & Allen Store
Phones, Res. 35XX, Office 751
Hillsboro, Ore. Calls answered promptly day and night
South o f Court House
Forest Grove, Ore,
D aniel D. Bum p
W . E. Pettenger, D. M. D.
Aitorney-al-laW
¡ACotary Public
Room 6, Hillsboro National
Bank Building
Real Estate
Hillsboro, Ore.
B en ton B ow m an
Hillsboro, Ore.
R. M. Erwin, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Attorney-at-lau)
Tamiesie Bi ilding
3d and Main Sts.
Hillsboro, Ore.
Hillsboro, Ore’
S. T. Linklater, M. B., C. M.
H ollis & G raham
Physician and Surgeon
A ttorneys-al-LaW
Delta Building
Forest G rov e, O gn.
Hillsboro, Ore.
C. H. P ollock, D. M. D.
E. B. T on gu e,
Linklater Building
Phone Main 74
Jlitorney-al-Law
District Attorney.
Hillsboro, Ore.
Hillsboro, Ore.
Joh n M. Pipes,
M arlin L. Pipes, Mornty,-
G e o rg e A . Pipes,
Elm er H. Smith, M. D., D. O .
‘Physician, Surgeon
and Osteopath
811 Chamber of Commerce
Portland, Ore.
Calls answered day or night.
Hillsboro National Bank Bldg.
Hillsboro, Ore.
Dr. H. R. K au ffm an
Dr. S. M. R egan, D. V . S.
Physician & Surgeon
Office: Forest Grove Nat’l Bank Building
Phone Main 0131
Forest Grove, Ore.
Dr. E. B. B rook ban k
Res. Phone City 133
Office Phone Main 783
3rd St., '¿block N. of Main St.
Hillsboro, Ore.
J. O. R ob b , M. B. Tor.
Physician and Surgeon
Physician and Surgeon
204-6 Nixon Building
Phone: Main 80x
Residence 35x
Phone City 384
Rooms 4 and 5, Schulmerich Bldg.
Forest Grove, Ore.
H . W . VoIIm er, P.Î. D.
Hillsboro, Ore.
Physician and Surgeon
Dr. E. J. C row thers
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Abbott Bldg.
Both Phones
Forest Grove, Ogn.
Calls answered day and night
Office in Jackson Pharmacy
Cornelius, Ore.
Ir.d . P h o n e s
Dr. J. J. M urray, V . S.,
VETERINERY SURGEON AND DENTIST
O f f ic e o n 1 s t S t .
Graduate of American
Between Pacific and 1st Ave. S.
Veterinary College, of
Having bought out Dr. Feeley, Vet­
New York City, 1881.
erinarian, I wish to notify the public
W . B. C O O N , V . S.
that I am prepared to answer all calls,
day or night.
Phone Main 95
F o r e s t G r o v e , O re
Office with Brown’s Main Streeh Livery
and Feed Stable,
Hillsboro
Phone City, 5 0 6
W hite Palace Cafe
R. A . PH ELPS.
P acific A v e., Forest G rov e
Forest Grove Planing Mill Co.
General Contractors and Builders
D ealers in L U M B E R , L A T H , SH IN G LES,
CE M EN T, S A N D and LIME.
A ll Finishing L u m ber Kiln D ried.
M anufacturers o f Fram es, M ouldings, Sash,
D oors and everyth ing required in the build­
ing line.
W e sell Flint-K ote and M ik a d o
A lso Sherw in -W illiam s Paints.
R oofin g .
U NDERTAKING
Embalming— Funeral Directing
hank at other times.
DR. K. S. M Y E R S
DR. ETH E L J. M A R T IN
O steopathic Physicians
W . M. Langley & Son
FOREST GROVE UNDERTAKING CO.
J. S. Buxton. Manager
Phone No. 642
Forest Grove. Or.
Office and Factory,
Council St.,
Forest Grove