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Oregon H isto ric a l Society
F orest G rove P ress
WAS HI NGTON C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 30. 1913.
ACCOUNTS OF CITY TO BE
AUDITED ONE YEAR BACK
S a m u el a n d W illia m M u n c y ,
9 4 , W o r ld 's O ld est T w in s
HOME INDUSTRY MEETING
MOST COMPLETE SUCCESS
Representatives of Manufacturers’ Association of Northwest
and Prominent Citizens of Forest Grove Address Large
Audience on State and Community Up-Building.
At Meeting of City Council Tuesday Night Vote of Mayor
Defeats Motion to Investigate Municipal Records for
Past Four Years— Street Paving Bonds Sold.
Forest Grove residents received er plant and of the new canning
a genuine treat Saturday n ig h t! factory, and stated that the es
when they gathered in V ert’s tablishing of these two concerns
to the number of several should be but a wedge to the se
E x p ec ts E stim a te s Cost.
to take part in the curing of other payroll producing
Questioned by the council be
e v e n i n g industries, as this section of
fore the above action was taken, ]
which had been arranged for. A Washington county was capable
Mr. Crandall estimated that it!
number of out-of-town and local of supporting many more lines of
would take about ten days to ex
speakers were present, but una endeavor in various fields.
pert the books for one year back,
W ill G o B ack O n e Y ear.
Miss Minnie Myers spoke brief
voidable circumstances prevented
When the matter came up for j and about 30 days to go back four
two of the principle ones, Mrs. ly of the interest taken by the
discussion, Councilman Wirtz years. Mr. Crandall charges i
Sarah Evans, President of the women of this city in the further
moved that the books be audited $7.50 per day, which would mean
Oregon Federation of Women’s ance of the "Keep Your Dollar
for one year back. This motion 1 about $225 as the cost of expert-
Clubs and Col. E Hofer, Presi in Oregon” movement, adding
was seconded by Councilman ing the city accounts for a period
dent of the State Editorial As that, if unable to secure "Made-
Barber. Councilman Goff im of four years back.
in-Oregon” products to at least
sociation. from attending.
O p inions of Councilnnen.
mediately moved an amendment,
insist upon having goods manu
W elco m e by M ayor.
In voting against the amend- j
extending the time back to the
The meeting, which was for the factured upon the Pacific Coast.
commencement of work upon the ment, Councilman Wirtz said that j
purpose of telling the consumer The meeting closed with a series
city water system, or about four j he did not think the citizens of |
of the merits of "Made-in Ore of colored slides showing the var
years. This amendment was the Grove would sanction the ex
gon” products, of the possibilities ious phases of road making, and
seconded by Councilman Starrett. penditure, and Councilman Bar
of securing more local industries illustrating numerous stretches
A roll-call vote on the amend ber expressed himself as of the
and of the necessity for coopera of good and bad roads in this
ment resulted in a tie, Council- j same opinion, adding that he did
tion in the up-buiiding of the state and the state of Washing
men Wirtz, Barber and Johnson not think the people passed the j
as a whole and the com ton. J. S. Doolittle, connected
voting no, and Goff, Starrett and resolution which calls for the ex-1 Photo by American Press Association.
in particular, was opened ] with the Portland cement inter
Todd yes. The deciding vote was pertingof the books with a full ]
AMUEL AND WILLIAM MUNCY, nsed ninety four, are declared to pe
Secour, editor and ests of Oregon, gave an interest
cast by the Mayor, who voted no. understanding of its meaning, or
the oldest twins In the world Their birthday falls on Christmas, and
the Forest Grove ing lecture in connection with
the one Just past %vas made the occasion of a big reunion. They were
The original motion was th e n . the expense that would be in
as Chairman. the lantern slides.
called up and carried by a five] curred.
ing there, hale and hearty, despite their great age They posed for their pic
Councilman Goff said that he j ture, as shown above, with Samuel on the left and William on the right, dur
words, DEBATE FOR DISTRICT
absolutely in favor of having
MACCABEES’ SMOKER A was
extended a welcome to the "Home
the books experted for at least a
Industry” idea, stating that co-l
MAGNIFICENT SUCCESS period of four years back, and NEW
operation was necessary to suc
that he believed such was the 1
cess and calling attention to For H IG H S C H O O L S T O C O N T E S T
M A N Y A T T E N D A S G U E S T S concensus of opinion of those who
Grove as a suitable point for
establishing of numerous in- J T h e D alles a n d F o re st G ro v e A f
S p e a c h e s, Songs, M usic, C ard s
C o m m ittees N am ed a n d A p p o in tiv e O ffices Filled by M a y o r an d dustrial enterprises. Mayor San
te r H o n o rs G irls’ G lee C lub
a n d P le n ty to E a t a n d D rink
R a tified by G o v e rn in g Body —G o ff E lected P re sid e n t by
ford in the course of his address I
Im p ro v e m e n t Bond» Sold.
W ill R e n d e r Selections.
M ad e E v ery o n e H a p p y .
A c c la m a tio n W ill D ispose o f O ld W a te r T ow er.
of welcome, compared the high
At this meeting bids were r e - !
state of efficiency which com
ceived for the College Way im
Good things to eat, the best of j provement bonds. But two of Thursday evening the Forest to the council for a price upon munity and state development] Saturday evening, in the Cen
c i g a r s , excellent instiumental j fers being received, one from Mr. Grove city council of 1912 as the old water tower, which stands had reached in the east to the tral school building, the debating
and vocal music, talks by speak-! Hendricks, of this city, fora $500 ] sembled for the last time; the on A street, was received from apparent lack of the "get-to-geth- teams of The Dalles and Forest
ers of ability, and a general joy bond and the other from the W ar-; reading of the minutes of the VV. J. Good, and taken under er” spirit which prevailed in Grove will contest for forensic
honors. Forest Grove will sup
ous time, was what the Knights ren Construction company, for previous meeting was listened to, consideration.
some sections of the west, placing j port the negative in this city,
of the Maccabees and their the entire issue of $2,386.25. It approved without comment and
the blame, not to the lack of in and the affirmative at The Dalles,
T o A u d it A cco u n ts.
friends enjoyed Tuesday even-1 was suggested that possibly Mr. the council made its final adjourn
or willingness to progress, where Ruth Troutman, Glenn
In line with the tencnts of the
ing. A large crowd assembled Hendricks might wish to take up ment. The chair of office was
general prosperity and
in Odd Fellow’s hall early in the the entire issue, and he was called turned over to Mayor O. M. resolutions adopted at the nom opulence which was evident on Morgan and Vinton Robinson will
represent the Grove school. The
evening, gathering in the gen up by phone and given an op Sanford, by ex-Mayor J. A. ination mass meeting preceding all parts of the Pacific Coast.
home end will be upheld by Ella
eral assembly room, where they portunity to do so. Upon Mr. Thornburg with a silent hand
" O re g o n C o u n try L ife.”
Tom Roe and Claud
were treated to a number of se Hendricks reply that he did not j clasp, the three new members of
Mrs. Edyth Tozier Weatherred, Hutchens. This debate w i l l
lections. vocal and instrumental, care for more than $500, it was the council took the vacated seats
representing the organization practically decide the district
by the Walker Bros. F. W. decided to accept the bid of the of the former councilmen, and of exporting the city accounts,
publicity departments of the championship as Forest Frove has
and make an early report.
Jones rendered several humor
Warren Construction company, with the rap of pencil held in the
Oregon Manufacturers’ Associa won from McMinnville High and
C o m m ittees A p p o in ted .
ous selections, and excellent who offered par value.
hand of Mayor Sanford, the gov
tion. gave an excellent talk upon The Dalles secured a decision
talks were given by Judge John
It was decided to have the old erning body of Forest Grove for Mayor Sanford named the fol the advantages of country life in over Oregon City. Two minor
Ditchburn. of Portland and State
Oregon, calling attention to the schools are still to be met, but no
water tower removed and a mo the year 1913 was in session.
Commander J. W. Sherwood.
Streets and Public Property, rapidly increasing transportation trouble is anticipated in securing
tion was passed authorizing the
Later the Knights and their
The work of organization was Councilmen Johnson, Todd and facilities and the many miles of an easy victory over them. The
Recorder to advertise forbids for
friends adjourned to the dinner the same.
immediately taken up and H. J. Starrett.
good roads being constructed, all real contest lies between the
hall where cards and cigars help
Goff elected president of the Printing and Purchasing, Coun tending to alleviate the disadvan Grove and The Dalles, and the
ed to pass away the time until
cilmen Barber and Goff.
tages which at one time went question, "Resolved, That the
The matter of purchasing lots council. Mayor Sanford named
lunch, prepared by Steward Len-
Finance, Goff and Barber.
with a home in the country. Electorial College should be abol
neville and his assistants, was
Mrs. Weatherred also spoke of ished and the President and Vice-
served. Sir Knight Carl Hoff square was laid upon the tab le! of those whom he had selected to Johnson.
m a n y "Made-in-Oregon” President elected by direct vote
man then took the boys to the indefinitely. The salary of Light fill the appointive offices, securing Ordinance, Wirtz and Starrett.
which were at the com of the people” offers exceptional
Star theatre, where they witnes Commissioner Fuqua was in- j an unanimous ratification in each
Health and Police, Starrett mand of the consumer, dwelling opportunities for clean cut and
sed a special production of creased $10 per month, and the case.
upon the i mportance of patron-1 decisive argument from both
"Kings of the Jungle,” one of council decided to retain the o f-,
izing home industry in order that sides.
the best film productions ever fice of the City Recorder in the
manufacturers might be in The Girl’s Glee club and the
A committee from the mem
store room now used by Fuqua
shown in this city.
to settle within the bor High School hand will furnish
As a result of the excellent en as an office and display room, pay bers of the Congregational church
the state, thus building vocal and instrumental music for
tertainment w hich was provided ing a rental of ten dollars per appeared before the council with
center of worth the evening, which is expected
by the Knights, eight new mem month. This action was taken
closing, Mrs. to be one of the most notable in
bers were secured, with a prom- j by the council because Fuqua re
that the Ore the history of thedebating league.
ise of more to come. Another fused to accept the appointment
entertainment and smoker is be- j as Light Commissioner, unless
J . S. L oynes F ra c tu re s Rib.
ing planned for the latter part of the remuneration was increased
in every way in the securing of Jas. S. Ixiynes, one of the pro
February, which promises to be j to $25 per month and the Record suitable building. This was tak City Attorneys, Hollis and
industrial enterprises and the up prietors of the Forest Grove
of an unique and interesting e r’s office maintained in his store.
Planing Mill, is confined to his
building of the community.
The council debated the matter
with a broken rib, sus
at some length, and finally ar
while climbing to the
rived at the above decision, be which was referred to Council- do business. Mr. Constantinos i Judge W. H. Hollis, state Sen
A tte n d e d F u n era l of A unt.
planing mill during
W. W. Ireland, a well-known lieving that the extra cost of the men Barber and Goff, the com will open a fish market on Main ator from Washington county, the recent snow storm. Mr.
real estate operative of this city, fuel which would be used in the mittee having those matters in street, near Pacific avenue and next addressed the gathering up Loynes intended to clean the snow
e x a c ts to be ready to serve the on the "Need of A I.ocaI Pay
was called to Independence last city building on Council street charge.
from the roof and in endeavoring
public tomorrow. The s t o r e roll” , giving in a crisp, concise
Saturday to attend the funeral of would offset the rent paid for the
climb ¡up, slipped and fell
W ill O p e n Fish M a rk e t H ere.
room is now being equipped with way an enumeration of the ad
his aunt, Mrs. J. W. Leonard, j Pacific avenue office room.
the edge, striking his side
John Constantinos, who recent the necessary shelving and coun vantages offered by Forest Grove
who died recently at The Dalles.! A communication was received
from the Forest Grove Press, re ly sold the Hillsboro restaurant, ters, and the show window a r and the surrounding country to
W’m. Hardebeek, of Dilley, J questing an equal division of the has decided that Forest Frove if ranged with water-tight compart many lines of industry. Senator
city printing and publishing, a good place in which to live am: ments for the display of seafood. • Hollis spoke of the milk condens-, Subscribe for the Press. 12-tf
was a Grove visitor Tuesday.
By a vote of five to one, the
Forest Grove City Council, in an
adjourned session Tuesday night,
authorized the auditing of the
city accounts for the year 1912
only, and agreed upon Max Cran
dall, an expert accountant, toper-
form the work.
to one vote, Councilman Goff
standing by his guns and voting
COUNCILMEN ASSUME OFFICE
PERFECT ORGANIZATION THURSDAY NIGHT