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WAS HI NGT ON C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER
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USEFUL AND ACTIVE
UFE BROUGHT TO END
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F O R E S T G R O V E , O R E G O N , T H U R S D A Y , D E C E M B E R 26. 1912.
M onday afternoon, Dec.
3 0 , at 2 o ’clock in the
C entral Building, for the
purpose of arranging th e
school levy for th e com
ing year and th e securing
o f an additional school
GRANDSON OF TABITHA
BROWN CALLED BEYOND
will be held at 8 p m.,
Friday, Jan. 3 , in Vert*
hall, for the purpose of
nom inating a m ayor and
three m em bers o f th e
com m on council, to be
voted upon at the city
election Jan. 13.
M r. and M rs. Jam es Crooks will conduct services
commencing Tuesday, December 3 /
Alvin C. Brown, a resident of
Thomas T. Baldwin, farmer,
Forest Grove since 1846, and a
soldier, statesman, orator, and
grandson ot Tabitha Brown, the
advocate of human rights and
pioneer founder of Pacific Uni
needs, died of pneumonia at the
was stricken with paraly
home of his daughter, Mrs. H.
few days ago and died
N. Robinson, in this city, Su,nday j
morning at 6 o’clock.
Mr. Baldwin was
will beheld Fri
taken ill on the afternoon of the \
13, with a severe cold, which
quickly settled upon the lungs
Mr. Brown was born in Mis
and developed into the dread dis
souri in 1829. His father. Orus
ease, pneumonia. Every care
Brown, located on a donation
and attention within the confines
land claim, which he afterward
of man’s knowledge was ren
to the Harvey Clark, an
dered, but without avail. He
of the founders of the
passed quietly away, surrounded
An event which will be record
by his sons and daughters, into ed in the annals of Veterinary
ing argument, combined with University. This claim is now
the bourn of everlasting rest, and surgery as one of the most curi-1
clear and eloquent delivery, the the site of Forest Grove. Alvin
Forest Grove High School de Brown located on a donation
peace, and quiet.
ous and rarest happenings in the j
Mr. Baldwin, with his wife, history of the profession, oc-
baters defeated the representa- claim north of this city when he
tatives of the McMinnville High was 21 years old and at the time
came to Forest Grove from Mar cured near this city Thursday
school, Friday evening, on both of his death still owned part of
shall, Minnesota, a little over a evening, when a Jersey cow,
the affirmative and negative side this tract. In 1875 he moved in
year ago and established a home. owned by Thomas Williams, of
Almost directly after the cele Hillside, gave birth to a calf
of the question, “ Resolved: that to town. Following the Whitman
bration of their golden wedding which was turned completely in
the President should be elected massacre, Mr. Brown, joined
Captain Hall’s company and ser
anniversary, and upon the eve of side out. This malformation had
by direct vote of the people.”
the occupancy of their new’ all organs in pefect condition
Claud Hutchinson,Tom Roe and ved until the Indians were
One of the best known evan to her artistic ability, is a strong
brought to terms.
home, in March, Mrs. Baldwin and in their regular positions.
gelists west of Chicago, Rev. and forcible speaker. She will Ella Garagus argued in the neg He leaves five children: Dr.
died from a sudden attack of The heart, lungs, kidneys, and
James Crooks, assisted by Mrs. hold a number of meetings for ative at McMinnville and secur
other functional parts of the Crooks, will inaugurate a series children and women during the ed an easy victory. Glen Mor Chas Brown, of Tacoma; Mrs.
Mary Lewis, of Portland; Victor
Mr. Baldwin wras born in Yates body were all on the outside, of revival meetings at the Metho
revival. Rev. Mr. Crooks comes gan, Ruth Troutman and Vin Brown of this city; Ernest Brown
county, New York, seventy-six while the head, legs, feet, etc.,
dist Episcopal church in this city, to this city from Seattle, where ton Robinson upheld the affirm of Santa Ana, Calif., Mrs.
years ago, and moved to Minne were within. Dr. W. B. Coon,, commencing Tuesday next. The
he has been successfully conduct ative in this city, securing a Alfred Shoch, of Chicago.
sota in 1855, where he lived 55 a veterinary of wide experience, meetings will be continued for
ing evangelistic meetings. Last decision with but little effort.
years, with the exception of his who had charge of the case, says
three weeks or longer, and will winter Rev. and Mrs. Crooks The girls of the High school
period of service in the union he has never seen but one simi
be enlivened with special music were engaged in the work of ad had decorated the debating hall
army as a member of the cele lar specimen and that was in a
by a trained choir and several vancing the Lord’s cause in and here in a most tasteful manner,
brated Fourth Minnesota Volun public museum at Niagara Falls,
soloists. Mrs. James Crooks is around Chicago, where the re with bunting, pennants and
teer Infantry, better known as N. Y. He further says that
a vocalist with a beautifully sults were most gratifying and evergreens. During the even The Executive committee of the
the “ Hold the Fort” regiment. such an occurance is extremely cultivated voice, and in addition encouraging.
ing the Girls’ Glee club rendered Washington County S. S. Assoc
As a member of that organiza rare and that but two or three
several selections. The Judges iation held a three hours session
tion, he participated in some of similar cases are known to the
in this city were Prof. Wm. T. in the parlors of the First Con
the most bloody battles and long profession. The freak of nature
Fletcher of the Couch school in gregational church at Hillsboro,
est engagements of the rebellion, is now on exhibition at Dr.
Portland, Rev. Weber, pastor of Saturday. Plans were laid for
coming out at the close of the Coon’s office in this city, and
the M. E. Church of Hillsboro, the annual county convention to
will either be preserved by the
war practically unhurt.
and Prof. L. B.Shippee, of Pacific be held at the Christian church
Mr. Baldwin served in the doctor for private study and fur
of Forest Grove on March 27, be
Instructions Issued for Transmission of Farm Products —
Minnesota legislature in 1873; ther examination or turned over
ginning at 10:30 a.m. and holding
Insurance Provided for- Special Stamps Must Be
for a number of years he held to some public museum for the
Fred Rosenburg, of Salem, until 3 p. m. of Friday, March
U sed System Effective N ew Year’s Day.
county offices of prominence; he benefit of the profession as a
spent Sunday with friends and 28.
was an orator of recognized abil whole.
relatives in the Grove.
A good program is being
ity. and a leader among his fel
planned to help encourage the
lows, a Member of the G. A. R.,
C. L. HINMAN
DR. CHAS. HINES
W ashington .— According to j rates, but only at the pound
weaker schools and make all the
and an advocate of all that was
regulations governing the par-( rates or third-class matter.
Sunday school work more effec
right and just.
cels post system, promulgated
Regulations provide that par
tive in character making. Some
He leaves to mourn his death,
by Postmaster-General Hitch cels of merchandise up to 11
vacancies in the county official
two sons and one daughter, with
cock, perishable articles may be pounds in weight and measure-
list were filled by the committee.
their families: T. J. Baldwin, of
sent through the mails only un ing as much as six feet in length
Portland; R. D. Baldwin and
der specific restrictions as to and girth combined, except as
Mrs. H. N. Robinson, of this
their containers and the distance noted above, may be mailed at
city and an aged sister, Mrs. B.
they are to be sent.
any postoffice for delivery to any
F. Whitney, of Scappose, Ore
Butter, lard, fish, fresh meats, address in the country.
At a meeting of Forest Grove
dressed fowls, vegetables, fruits,
Delivery will be made to the
Funeral services w’ere held Tues
Chapter, R. A. M., held Tues
berries and similar articles likely home? of people living on rural
day, Rev. Gould delivering the
day afternoon at five o’clock,
quickly to decay, may be sent or star routes as well as to those
oration,with interment in Forest
the following officers for the en
for short distances when secure living in cities and towns where
View cemetery. J. B. Mathews
suing term were elected. High
ly packed. Eggs will be accept there is delivery by carrier.
post, G. A. R., performed the
Priest, state Senator W. H.
ed for local delivery when pack Where there is no delivery by
closing rites of a soldiers’ burial.
Hollis; King, Senator E. W.
ed properly in a container and carrier, the parcels will go to the
Hanes; Scribe, A. G. Hoffman;
for any distance when each egg post offices.
Warren Burr, of Firdale,
Treasurer, A. E. Scott; Secre
Spoken of as a Candidate for
Referred to as next Mayor of is separarely packed in a perfect The postage rate for the first
Wash., is visiting friends in this
tary, A. Ben Kori; Captain of
the Host, B. F. White. Installa
No restriction is placed on the tances not exceeding 50 miles,
John Taylor, who teaches at
tion will be held the fourth
mailing of salted, dried, smoked will be 5 cents for the first pound
Springfield, is home during the
or cured meats, but fresh meat and 3 cents for each additional
will be transported only within pound.
Prof. Marsh, who has been
Miss Bessie Ebberly of the
the first zone.
The rates increase for each
ill, is reported improving.
Forest Grotfe hotel, spent Christ Christmas day witnessed the
The body of Mrs. L. J. Chan
Fragile articles, including mil successive one of the eight zones
mas at Banks.
marriage of one of the most pop linery, toys, musical instruments into which the country is divided, dler, wife of the methodist Epis Sumner Bryant, from Kalama,
H. M. Sailing has returned to ular young ladies of this and articles of glass in whole or the maximum rate being 12 cents copal minister at Drain, Oregon, was visiting college chums here
Forest Grove from an extended city, Miss Carrie S. Austin, to in part must be securely packed a pound, which will carry a par was interred in Forest View cem- Sunday.
M. W. Patton attended the
| David D. Wilson, of Shaniko, and marked “ fragile.”
visit in Western Oregon.
cel across the continent or even etary, this' city, to-day. Services
were held at the Forest Grove wedding of his brother in Ta
Oregon; the ceremony being per Articles that may not be sent to Alaska and the Philippines.
Mrs. D. N. Morris entertained
Undertaking parlors, Rev. Hi*! coma, this week.
formed at six o’clock in the af- by parcels post include intoxi
For a fee of 10 cents a parcel ram Gould officiating.
her children and grandchildren
; ternoon by Rev. Hiram Gould, in cating liquors of any kinds or
may be insured and if the parcel Chandler died at her home Tues Alva Patten, a student of Pa
with a Christmas tree Tuesday
the presence of a few near poisons, poisonous animals, in
is iost in the mails an indemnity day at the age of 65, after a cific University, is spending the
friends and relatives, at the sects or reptiles, explosives of
to the amount of its value, not to short illness. The Chandlers! holidays in Tacoma.
J. Hendricks, one of the Ore home of the bride’s mother, Mrs.
every kind, inflamable articles, exceed $50, will be paid.
Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Kinzer and
gon Electric motormen, has mov R. H. Austin.
came to the coast about 8 years [ son are spending the holidays at
ed to Albany, his run having The bride has taken an active
chines, pistols or revolvers, dis of distinctive postage stamps ago from Nebraska and have had Mr. Kinzer’s home in Seattle.
charge of churches at Ellens-
part in the church work of the ease germs, any obscene, de
James H. Beeks, of Golden-
Mrs. 0. M. Taylor and daugh city, and has always been a soc famatory or scurrilous matter and there is now being distribut burg, Wash., Hood River and
Wash., visited in this city
other Oregon points, previous to
ter Anna are visiting with Mrs. ial favorite with the younger set. now prohibited by law, live or
with his sister, Mrs.
going to Drain. The Chandlers
Taylor’s son, Prof. A. W. Taylor, The groom is a well-known dead animals or birds or live
in Pullman, Wash.
; rancher of Shaniko, where the poultry, raw hidés or pelts or Parcels post maps, with ac have many friends in this city
Mrs. A. M. D a r l i n g and
and are well know’n in Nebraska,
Dr. D. W. Ward entertained couple will make their new home anything having a bad odor.
companying guides, are to be where Rev. Chandler occupied daughters Belle and Dee, to
at dinner Xmas day, the guests at the conclusion of a brief
Books and printed matter may sold to the public at their cost, 73
pulpits in all parts of the state. gether with Mrs. Aldrich, are
being Dr. and Mrs. E. B. Brook - honeymoon.
not be forwarded at parcel post cents.
Besides the husband, one sister, spending the week at Oregon
bank and little son. Mr. and Mrs.
of Williamsport, Penna., sur- City, guests of Mr andMrs. Lind-
John Anderson, Ed. Ward and
Read the advertisements in
For R ates p er Pound for A ny D istance See Page E ig h t. i vives.
the Press this week.
GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
CALF BORN WRONG SIDE
OUT WITH ALL ORGANS
CONVENTION HELD HERE
Rules for Parcel Post Completed
ROYAL ARCH MASONS
ELECT NEW OFFICERS
WIFE OF DRAIN MINIS
TER BURIED IN GROVE
POPULAR GROVE GIRL
MARRIED ON XMAS DAY