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F orest G rove P ress
C O U N T Y ’S N E W S P A P E R .
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1912.
OF GALE GRANGE
WOMEN TOLD OF
F o u r N e w M e m b e r s in it ia t e d
I n t e r e s t in g T a l k o n N e c e s s it y
a n d E x c e lle n t L i t e r a r y a n d
o f A d d i t i o n a l S c h o o l F a c i l
M u s ic a l P r o g r a m m e E n
itie s G i v e n b y P r o f e s s o r
jo y e d L a st S a tu rd a y .
P r o c t o r t o L o c a l C lu b .
Members o f Gale Grange en
joyed an interesting session in
this city Saturday last.
candidates were initiated into
the organization, a delightful
dinner was served at noon and
the afternoon given to an excel-
lent musical and literary pro
gram. During the morning ses
sion the following officers were
Master, Dan Baker:
Overseer Mrs. H. J. Rice; Lect-
uress, Mrs. G. L. Rogers; Sec
retary, Mrs. Eva Adams; Treas
urer, H. T. Buxton; Chaplin,
Mrs. R. Stevens; Stewardess,
Mrs. Allen Rice; Assistant Stew
ardess, Miss Maud Miller; Assist
ant Steward, W. S. Ewing; Gate
keeper, Oliver Buxton; Court
Ladies, Mesdames Mickle, Schaff
er and Noah Baker.
A plan is being considered to
invite the business men of the
Grove to join the members o f
the Grange in dinner during the
next meeting which will be the
first Saturday in January.
Mrs. W. W. McEldowney was |
hostess to the Women’s club
Monday afternoon of this week, j
A large number of the members
were present and enjoyed the
Ferrin favored the meeting with I
a solo and Miss Margaret Lowell
rendered a violin selection which
was greatly appreciated. Dairy
Commissioner-elect J o h n
Mickel delivered an address upon
the care of milk in the dairy and
the home which was listened to
with great attention.
tin Buxton spoke upon the con
serving of public health and
Prof. Proctor, Superintendent of ;
the Forest Grove public schools, 1
explained to the ladies the nec-j
essity o f more school room and j
the need of a High school build
Prof. Proctor had plans
and specifications at hand to
demonstrate the methods by
which the present Central build
ing could be renovated and re
paired so as to be available for
grade purpores for several years
to come, at an approximate cost
WELL KNOWN COUNTY PHYSICIAN
TO VISIT CITIES OF OLD WORLD
HILLSBORO, ORE.,— Dr. and
Mrs. J. P. Tamiesie will leave in
a few days upon a tour of the
southern and eastern portions of
the United States and an extend
ed trip through Europe. They
will go to New York by the way
The Progress of City and County
of New Orleans, sailing from the
where their continental trip
‘Rapid Strides ¿hCade in ‘Past Year ¿y
Many of the old
Forest Qrove and jddjaccnt “üerritory
world cities will be visited and
the doctor plans a journey to
the former home of his parents. I The year just coming to a looking to the paving of a num
During his absence, Dr. Tam close has w i t n e s s e d many ber of additional blocks.
iesie will investigate the methods changes for the better in this nelius, Orenco and Beaverton, it
employed at a number o f noted city and throughout the county. is understood, are also contem
scientific institutions, both in Forest Grove has practically led plating the laying of hard sur
this country and abroad.
the way with many improve face pavement upon the princi
“ Under the Mistletoe I”
ments of a permanent nature. pal streets.
Hillsboro now has
PRESIDENT OF PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
This city was the first in the a number o f blocks o f standard
ATTENDS FUNERAL OF BROTHER county to secure paved streets, pavement, and will, it is said,
H. J. Haskell, brother-in-law and the 27 blocks of Bithulithic
of W. S. Ferrin, president of pavement which has been laid in
Pacific University, was killed in the past two years has been an
a railroad wreck near Dresden, incentive to the business men
Ohio, Dec. 3; the remains were and others to further improve
taken to his old home at Bloom the city. Numerous well con
field, Ohio, where interment was structed business buildings have
made a few days ago. President been erected and the city beauti
Ferrin, who is in the middle j fied with many handsome cluster
west, attended the burial. Mr. I street lights. In all probability
Haskell was prominent in church the coming year will witness
work, and an active Gideon. At still further improvement, as a
the last national election he was movement is now under way
a candidate for the United States
senate on the Prohibition ticket. CIVIL WAR VETERANS ELECT OFFI-
POULTRY SHOW HELD AT ORFNCO
FRIDAY WAS ONE GREAT SUCCESS
O R .,-T h e
poultry show to be held in Oren-
co took place Friday and was a
complete success. Over 100 lo
cal birds were entered in the
competition, and some remark
ably fine specimens in the var-1 THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH.
ious breeds shown. During the : The Missionary Society of the
evening a meeting of poultry Christian Church will give their
raisers o f this vicinity was held | annual open meeting next Sun
and steps taken to organize a day night. Mrs. Dr. Semones
local poultry club. The speaker | will deliver the address of the
was J. Morrow, o f Hillsboro, evening. Mrs. Semones is well
who awarded the ribbons at the acquainted with the missionary
show. It is expected to make i field and forces, and is a capable
the show an annual event.
There will be
BANKS MERCHANTS MAKE CHANGE
B anks , O r .,-J . C. Schulmer-
ich has purchased Harold Jen
sen’ s interest in the general
merchandise firm o f Kinton &
Jenson. The deal involved sev
eral thousand d o l l a r s .
Schulmerich is one of Washing
ton County’ s native sons, and is
an extensive land owner near
Banks. Mr. Jennings will rest
for a time before again engaging
CERS AT MEETING ON WEDNESDAY
At a recent meeting of the J.
B. Matthews Post No. 6, G. A.
R., the following officers were
elected for the ensuing year.
Post Commander, Patrick Cron
in; Senior Vice Commander Wil
liam Ridgely; Junior Vice Com
mander, W, H. Hath way; Sur
geon, W. H. Perry; Quarter
master, G. C. Thomas, Chaplin,
other features of interest. Don’ t
W. J. R. Beach; Officer of the
fail to hear this address next
Day, John Baldwin; Officer of
the Guard, A. J. Dooley; Sen
will speak in the morning at the
tinel, G. C. Giltner; Delegates to
the Department Encampment,
Building of Christian Character’ ’
A. J. Ross and D. C. Carnahan;
Bible school at 10:15.
Alternate, A. B. Thomas. In
All are wel
stallation will be held the first
Wednesday in January, jointly
Marriage licenses have been with the Woman’s Relief Corps.
granted Fred A. Fleishauer and All civil war veterans are invit
Viola Lucille Woodhouse; Ward ed. The Department Command
A. Walker and Lillian Viola. John er and the Adjutant General will
. be present upon this occasion.
BOYS ARM BLOWN OFF BY ACCI
DENTAL DISCHARGE OF SHOTGUN
Leslie Downs, the 14 year old
son of the pastor of the Corneli
us Methodist church, while hunt
ing about two miles from this
city, Saturday afternoon, had
his right arm torn to pieces by
the accidental discharge of a
shot-gun. The injured lad was
taken to a Portland hospital,
where amputation o f the shatter
ed member between the elbow
wrist, was found nec
essary. Two companions, White
and Hughes, were with young
Downs at the time, but neither
can give a coherent account of
the accident, which was caused
by the weapon the lad was carry
ing dropping out of his hands
and striking the ground.
add a number of blocks before
the end o f 1918.
the county improvements of all SHOULD SELECT WASHINGTON COUNTY
kinds have been made, and sev
SALEM, OREG.— Gov. West
eral new towns have sprung up is in receipt of a letter from
where before were but fields of Postmaster-General
grain or standing timber. With advising him that if he will se
a continuation of the progressive lect a 50-mile stretch o f road
0RFN:0 FIREMEN HAVE BANQUET
spirit which has been shown in entirely covered by postal routes, !
THURSDAY-ELECT NEW OFFICERS
the past, Washington county and will give assurance that the
ORENCO, OR. The retiring
will soon be recognized as one of sum of $20,000 will be expended
the leading, if not the leading j on its improvement, the Post officers of the Orenco fire depart
county of the state.
master-General’s office is au ment were banqueted Thursday
thorized to expend $10,000 on j evening last by the fire laddies
The piece of road at the Orenco hotel.
CELEBRATED TWENTY-FIRST WED-
DING ANNIVERSARY FRIDAY EVE’G may be selected in any part of
M. McDonald, F. W. Power, B.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller,
A. Mitchell, Roy McDowell, R.
entertained the F. G. B. C. last
E. Parsons, Mrs. Power for the
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES.
Friday evening, the occasion be-1
ladies, B. Salvador and H. V.
ing the celebration of their! The High School Girls G lee. Meade tostmaster.
twenty-first wedding anniver- j Club will make their first a p -! officers of the fire company are
sary. A full course dinner was; pearance at the debate next B. A. Mitchell, president; Verne
served, covers being laid for 21. week,
Shipley, secretary-treasurer; R.
The dining room was decorated
A school band was organized E. Parsons, vice-president; B.
in yellow, the centerpiece being . last Monday and elected officers. Salvador, chief. Music byOren-
a great bouquet of vellow chrys- 1 Glenn Morgan was appointed co’s woman orchestra was fur
anthmums with place cards of the manager. There are 18 mem nished.
After the dinner bers. The practice meeting will
Harry Goff presented the host be held Monday and Wednes
SET DATE FOR OPENING OF CANAL
hostess with two hand day evenings in the High School.
some pieces of hand-painted
NEW YORK According to
china in behalf of the club. John
A dispatch from Paris states
Thornburg and Mrs. Buchanan thatGeorge Philbrock, a former man of the house appropriations
delivered toasts. The balance of P. U. Student and foot-ball star, committee, the first ship to ;>ass
the evening was passed with has been charged with profes through the Panama Canal will
music, dancing and Fivehundred. sionalism by the French athletic be sent through the waterway,
Punch was served during the association. Philbrook is an all now approaching completion, on
round athlete and partcipated in September 25, 1913 the 400th
the olympie games at Stockholm anniversary of the discovery o f
the Pacific by Balboa.
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