Oregon Hibtorlcal Society F orest G rove P ress 8 Pages 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 . Vol. 4 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 fund. Daniel Staver was awarded damages to the extent of $73 for the right-of-way through his property for the pipe line of the water system. A petition requesting better drainage facilities for Second avenue between First and Sec ond streets was referred to the street committee. T. H. Littlehales was appoint ed a director of the Rogers pub lic library vice Prof. J. W. Marsh resigned. The resignation of Prof. L. B. Shiopee as a member of the social committee was received and accepted. 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 bonds. 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 ports. No. 11 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 F irst W o m an to C a st B allot. 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 people. 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 complete satisfaction. 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. In the industrial fields con With delegates to the number 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 Homan, of Willamette Univer at Bull Run, on the P. It. L. & 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 vention, presiding. 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 to change this school into the The only contest of the elec men and the Industries.” Col. conferences for older boys were addresses ever heard at a con I proposed academy, and in Sep tion was for City Recorder. E. Hofer, of Salem, and presi held during the year, two in vention. Rev. Boyd made an tember, 1849, the charter of Marion R. Markham, incumbent, dent of the Oregon State Press Southern Idaho, which were at able plea for the placing of the Tualatin academy was granted. running for re-election as an In Association, who will speak upon tended by 650 different boys. Bible in the public schools, treat From this small beginning the dependent against Prof. YV. G. “ Home Industries;” Philip Bates, One in Southern Oregon was at ing his subject from a strictly present University has sprung. \ 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. the Bible is the masterpiece of and triumphed over his opponent building, Marsh Hall; a large and illustrating his remarks with the w o r l d ’ s literature, and by a majority of 56. O. M. San commodious dormotory for girls, In the establishing of new as colored lantern slides, and last should be considered of para ford, for mayor; H. J. Goff, P. a finely equipped gymnasium sociations, Baker takes the lead, but not least, Mrs. Edyth Tozier mount value from an educational C. Starrett and S. E. Todd, for building, and the latest addition the Y. M. C. A. building now Weatherred, a native daughter standpoint, in preference to the councilmen, were elected with to the campus buildings, the Car under construction there, and and former student of Pacific works which are now permitted out serious opposition. Mrs. E. negie library. which will be completed about University, who will speak for a to enter into the education of H. Coleman received a compli Tualatin academy and Pacific the middle of March, promising 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 Life.” structures 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, Northwest. A combined city will be found in the forefront in 345 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. Graduates a similar meeting, under the ed in December at Harrison, an attorney of Albany, first as H. J. Goff, Councilman, of this institution are, with but 406 auspices of the Commercial Club, sistant, and Prof. H. L. Bates, P. C. Starrett, Idaho, which cost about $6,000. few exceptions, successful in “ 409 will be held at Gaston. of Pacific University, second as Dr. S. E. Todd, “ The newest association is at Al whatever they undertake, which 398 The meeting tomorrow night sistant. 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 the consumer. Friday evening the Modern (Continued on Page Five) in the near future. dence of Mrs. E. F. Burlingham, Woodmen and Royal Neighbors the YVoman’s 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. held its annual open meeting. local Odd Fellows’ hall, which Harvey Baldwin is rapidly be- The program was arranged by Following a grand banquet, at was considered one of the social Preparations for the great open comingasecond “ David Harum.” Miss Mary F. Farnham, and was He has just completed a trade meeting of the Maccabees are which the members and their events of the new year. A ban most excellent and delightful in whereby he becomes owner of proceeding rapidly. The affair, better halves partook of every quet was served, commencing every respect. Vocal selections 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. Mrs. ings. 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. I organization.