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Oregon Hibtorlcal Society
F orest G rove P ress
W A S H I N G T O N C O U N T Y ’S N E W S P A P E R .
USUAL ROUTINE B U SI
NESS COUNCIL MEETING
Issuing a n d S ale o f B onds A u th
o rized to P ay fo r P aving on
O n e B lock C ollege W ay .
L IB R A R Y B O A R D C H A N G E S
N ew ly E lected M a y o r a n d C oun-
cilm en to A ssu m e O ffice on
J a n u a r y T w e n ty -T h ird .
At the regular meeting of the
city council Tuesday evening
bills to the amount of $2,701.48
from the general fund, $169.90
from the road fund and $50 from
the library fund, were ordered
paid. The treasurer’s report for
the preceeding month gives $1,-
345.31 in the general fund, in
cluding receipts from water and
light plants. $214.69 in the road
fund. $5,187.20 in the street
fund. $312.30 in the library
fund and $147.30 in the building
Daniel Staver was awarded
damages to the extent of $73 for
the right-of-way through his
property for the pipe line of the
A petition requesting better
drainage facilities for Second
avenue between First and Sec
ond streets was referred to the
T. H. Littlehales was appoint
ed a director of the Rogers pub
lic library vice Prof. J. W. Marsh
The resignation of Prof. L. B.
Shiopee as a member of the
social committee was received
A bill authorizing the issuing
and sale of bonds for the paving
of College Way between Pacific
avenue and First avenue North
was passed. The total cost of
the work amounted to $4,918.72,
apportioned as follows: Con
gregational church, $2,050.80;
Pacific University, $2,386.25;
Intersections, $481.57. A time
warrant will be drawn for the
amount of the intersection, and
a sight warrant for $1,558.46, as
partial payment on the balance.
The remainder will be covered by
The newly elected mayor and
councilmen will assume office on
the 23 of this month.
B ro th erh o o d M eeting.
Last evening a goodly number
of men gathered in the parlors
of the Congregetional Church for
the first meeting of 1913 of the
Congregational Brotherhood. A
well cooked and bountiful supper
was served after which several
selections were rendered by the
Pacific University Glee Club
Quartette. The topic of the
evening, “Needed Legislation,”
was discussed thoroughly, S. B.
Lawrence and W. P. Dyke lead
ing. A committee, consisting of
Dr. Bishop, Rev. D. T. Thornes,
Senator E. YV. Haines, Prof. H.
L. Bates and Attorney W. P.
Dvke, was appointed to keep in
touch with legislative affairs,
and take action for the further
ance of such bills as may seem
commendable and needful.
In su ra n c e O fficers E lected.
At the annual meeting of the
Bankers and Merchants Mutual
Fire Insurance Association, held
in this city yesterday, the three
out-going members of the board
of directors were re-elected.
The same officers were also re
elected by the board. The as
sociation has over $18,000 in as
sets and a decided increase in
business was shown by the re
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 16. 1913.
Y oung F olk Jo in e d in W edlock.
M r. a n d Mr*. C h arles W . O ’D ell
W o m an
to C a st
At one o’clock Saturday after
noon, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. N. Doane, just east of
town, Rev. C. H. Hilton united
in marriage their daughter,
Annie L. to Floyd W. Allen.
Earl Fisher and Miss Grace New
ton were best man and brides
maid, respectively. After the
ceremony, which was performed
in the presence of a large num
ber of relatives and friends, all
partook of an excellent wedding
dinner. The newlyweds left for
a short honeymoon, after which
they will be at home to their
friends in Scoggins Valley,
where the groom has recently
constructed a modern residence.
Many handsome and useful gifts
W ho Celebrated Their Fortieth Wedding Anniversary Christmas D ay
were received by the young
Mrs. Joseph Fairchild, a na
tive daughter of Oregon and a
resident of Forest Grove for 20
yeais, had the distinction of be
ing the first woman in this city
to cast a ballot at an official elec
tion. Mrs. Fairchilds was at
the voting booth shortly after
the polls opened, marking and
casting her ballot with all the
sang-froid of an old voter. Mrs.
Fairchilds was born in Yamhill
county, and has always taken an
active interest in the cause of
Women’s suffrage. She has
been a consistent church worker
for years, now holding the office
of clerk to the board of the local
Christian church. For ten years
past she has been treasurer of
the same organization, giving
FREE PICTURE EXHIBIT
ION TO-MORROW NIGHT
WOMEN OUT IN FORCE
AT THE CITY ELECTION
OBSERVE CHARTER DAY
AT PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
C ollege F o u n d ed O v e r H a lf C e n
tu ry A go H as H ad P h en o m -
inal, YVonderful G ro w th .
FIR ST B U IL D IN G L O G C A B IN
G ra d u a te s P ro m in en t in A rt a n d
P ro fessions in E very P a rt of
th e O ld a n d N ew YVorld.
Pacific University celebrated
the granting of its charter by
the territorial legislature of 1854,
which extended the orginal
charter, granted in September,
1849, to Tualatin academy, so as
to include collegiate privileges.
E. O. Sisson, of Read College,
delivered the address of the day,
a masterly effort detailing the
past history of the University
and forecasting a bright future.
Pacific University of today
M any C ast B allots B efo re N oon—
V e rt’s H a ll E n g ag e d by M a n u
sprang from an humble beginn
L arg e C o m p lim en tary V o te
fa c tu re rs ’ A ssociation N o rth
ing. In 1847 Rev. George H.
to M rs. E. H . C olem an.
w e st fo r P ublic M eeting.
Atkinson visited the present site
of 150 present, the Thirteenth siderable work has been done at
of Forest Grove as a delegate
Annual Convention, Young Men’s Kellogg and at A r r o w r o c k ,
from the Congregational and
E X P L O IT O R E G O N P R O D U C T Christian Association of Oregon Idaho.
An additional building M A R K H A M IS R E -E L E C T E D
| Presbyterian churches, with the
and Idaho, opened in this city has been opened at Camp 3, on
| object of extending the religious
M rs. S a ra h E vans, M rs. E d y th Friday enening at the Congrega* the Celilo canal project, and a S an fo rd fo r M ay o r M eets w ith j work in Oregon. In connection
tional church, President Fletcher club house is being maintained
No O p p o sitio n C an d id ates
T o zie r W e a th e rre d , C olonel
with this work, Rev. Theron
C ouncil Poll Big V otes.
j Baldwin, secretary of the Ameri
H o fe r, O th e rs to S p eak .
sity, president of the last con P. company lines. A large car
can college and education society,
has been constructed and assign
In an atmosphere free from convinced Rev. Atkinson of the
What should be one of the
The opening services were led ed to work in the lumber camps clouds ofi* tobacco smoke, and de need of colleges in the west.
largest meetings ever known in by H. W. Stone, of Portland, of the Potlatch lumber company
this city, from point of attend general secretary, followed by in Idaho. This is the first effort void of the odor arising from in- Shortly afterward Rev. Atkin
ance, is to be held Friday even the appointment of the com of this kind undertaken in that umerable pipes and bad cigars, son attended a meeting of the
over a floor of positive cleanli i Congregational and Presbyterian
ing in Vert’s hall, in the interest mittees on credentials and nomi state. ‘
ness unmarred by the expecto conferences at Oregon City,
of the Manufacturers’ Associa nations.
Alfred C. Schmitt,
The financial report of the as rations of tobacco chewers, and where he set forth the need for
tion of the Northwest, which is vice-president of the First Na sociation shows receipts amount
engaged in a campaign of educa tional Bank of Albany and chair ing to $9,946, from various before an election board upon ' educational facilities so ably,
tion as to the merits and values man of the State Executive Com sources, which has been entirely which two prominent women of that a committee of the confer
of “ Made-in-Oregon” products. mittee, submitted the aunual re expended in the work of organ- Forest Grove, Miss Minnie ence members visited Forest
Several speakers of prominence port of that body, a synopsis of zation. For 1913 it is estimated Myers and Mrs. A. M. Bean, sat Grove, to find the nucleus of the
throughout the state have been which shows g eat advancement that approximately $11,500 will as judges, the qualified voters of present institution, represented
arranged for, and a splendid ex in the work of the association [ be needed to continue the pro this city Monday cast their bal by the children of the settlers,
hibition of scenic views of Ore during the year just ended. jects now under way and to fur lots at the first election held gathered in a small log church,
gon will be given. Among those Great interest was aroused in the ther extend the work of the As here since equal suffrage be receiving instruction from Mrs.
who have promised to attend are Y. M. C. A. throughout Idaho, sociation, in Oregon and Idaho. came a part of the Oregon code. Brown, the first instructor in the
| A total of 462 ballots were cast, Academy.
Mrs. Sarah A. Evans, for the by means of the eight-day cam- j
Rev. John II. Boyd, speaking 151 by the hands of women, a The favorable opening for the
past eight years President of the paigns of the “ Men and Religion
Oregon Federation of Women’s Movement,” Boise proving the at the opening services on “ The majority of whom were at the educational center so impressed
Bible in Its Relation to Educa polls before noon.
the delegates that it was decided
Clubs, who will talk upon “ Wo most fruitful in results. Four
tion,” gave one of the strongest
change this school into the
The only contest of the elec
men and the Industries.” Col. conferences for older boys were
academy, and in Sep
tion was for City Recorder.
E. Hofer, of Salem, and presi held during the year, two in
the charter of
Marion R. Markham, incumbent,
dent of the Oregon State Press Southern Idaho, which were at
running for re-election as an In
Association, who will speak upon tended by 650 different boys.
dependent against Prof. YV. G.
“ Home Industries;” Philip Bates, One in Southern Oregon was at
\ Harrington, of Pacific Univer
Secretary of the Oregon State tended by 72 delegates, repre
Press Association, who will talk senting nearly every town in literary viewpoint, and basing sity, regular nominee, gained a From a log building has blossom
his contention upon the fact that strong lead early in the count ed forth a magnificient central
about “ Oregon Opportunities,” the district covered.
Bible is the masterpiece of and triumphed over his opponent building, Marsh Hall; a large and
illustrating his remarks with
w o r l d ’ s literature, and by a majority of 56. O. M. San commodious dormotory for girls,
colored lantern slides, and last
be considered of para ford, for mayor; H. J. Goff, P. a finely equipped gymnasium
but not least, Mrs. Edyth Tozier
from an educational C. Starrett and S. E. Todd, for building, and the latest addition
Weatherred, a native daughter
preference to the councilmen, were elected with to the campus buildings, the Car
and former student of Pacific
now permitted out serious opposition. Mrs. E. negie library.
University, who will speak for a
to enter into the education of H. Coleman received a compli Tualatin academy and Pacific
few moments upon “Country
to be one of the handsomest the young. Before the close of mentary vote for the office of University have given many men
in the city, and one the Friday evening services, Mayor, amounting to 76. The and women prominent in the
A meeting of a very enthusi
Jno. P. Congdon, a civil engin offcial returns are as follows:
arts and professions. Its alumni
astic nature was held Tuesday of the neatest appearing in the
eer of Boise, was elected chair O. M. Sanford, Mayor,
will be found in the forefront in
evening at Hillsboro, and tonight
and industrial building was open man of the Convention; Carl Sox, Mrs. E. M. Coleman, Mayor, 76 lines of endeavor.
a similar meeting, under the
ed in December at Harrison, an attorney of Albany, first as H. J. Goff, Councilman,
auspices of the Commercial Club,
sistant, and Prof. H. L. Bates, P. C. Starrett,
will be held at Gaston.
of Pacific University, second as Dr. S. E. Todd, “
The meeting tomorrow night
YV. G. Harrington, Recorder, 199 speaks volumes for the character
will commence promptly at 7:30 bany, where a suitable building,
All the meetings held Saturday M. R. Markham,
containing a gymnasium and
255 and thoroughness of the instruc
and is absolutely free. Every
other social rooms, but has been morning were well attended, and R. P. YVirtz, for Treasurer, 405 tion received.
one should come out and learn
great interest manifested by all
what Oregon has to offer the secured and is being remodeled
M eeting of YVoman’s C lub.
for temporary use, the intention in the work of the Association. M. W . A. J o in t In stallatio n .
manufacturer, the producer and
being to erect a suitable building Raymond Robbins spoke at the
Monday afternoon at the resi
Friday evening the Modern
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in the near future.
of Mrs. E. F. Burlingham,
Woodmen and Royal Neighbors
Club of this city
A S econd D avid H a m m .
held a joint installation in the
K. P. In stallatio n .
M ac cab e es to C eleb ra te.
local Odd Fellows’ hall, which
Harvey Baldwin is rapidly be-
Following a grand banquet, at was considered one of the social
Preparations for the great open
comingasecond “ David Harum.”
He has just completed a trade meeting of the Maccabees are which the members and their events of the new year. A ban
whereby he becomes owner of proceeding rapidly. The affair, better halves partook of every quet was served, commencing
100 acres of improved land, well which will be held the evening thing imaginable good to eat, the at 6:30 in the evening, and full
of rare merit were given by Miss
stocked and with a comfortable of the 28, promises to be one of local lodge of the Knights of justice rendered to the many Linehan, and Mrs. YV. F. C.
dwelling and numerous outbuild the best ever held in this city. Pythias installed officers for the good things provided. A pro Thatcher, of Portland.
In exchange for this Several men prominent in the ensuing year, Thursday night. gram of musical and literary Alice YVeister, also of the Rose
property, which is located in organization will be present and Deputy Grand Chancellor E. R. numbers was given between the city, gave a most entertaining
Yamhill county, near Dewy, at deliver short addresses. Numer VV'irtz officiating. At the con i n s t a l l a t i o n ceremonies, and talk upon the “ Mission of Art in
the head of Wapato Lake, Mr. ous stunts of an entertaining and clusion of the ceremonies a gen greatly enjoyed. The W. M. A. the Clubs. ” This meeting was
Baldwin gave business and resi attractive nature will be pulled eral good time was had by the and R. N. are growing rapidly, one of the most pleasant and en
dence property in this city. off, and the banquet to be served members, their wives and sweet many members being taken in joyable e /er held by the local
i each week.
Edwin Tatro was the victim.
, will be without an equal.
^ hearts and friends.