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WAS HI NGT ON C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 1913.
School Bond Election Ordered.
Wood Saw Cuts off Fingers.
The school board met Tuesday
Chas. Bilderback sawed off the
Captain W. J. R. BEACH
and in addition to Endorse Hunting Permit Bill Now
Pioneer of Oregon Succumbs to
Before State Legislature.
ranged for an election to vote up
working with a wood saw. It is
on the question of issuing bonds
A large and enthusiastic gath
Wilson Bump, Oregon pioneer 1 not known exactly how the ac
to the amount of $35,000 for the ering was held in K. of P. hail
of 1861, died at his home in South
purpose of erecting a new school Saturday, the occasion being the
Forest Grove last Thursday after sumed his hand slipped while
regular monthly meeting of Gale
noon at 4:30. of paralysis. He
was born near Corning, N. Y.,
The new officers were all in
Dec. 29, 1836. In 1859 he crossed
their places with the exception
the plains to the California gold
The Dalles Present Arguments of three who were detained by
fields, travelling with an ox team Faculty Committee Will Control
the prevalent “colds and grippe.”
Which Gain the Decisions.
Until End of School Year.
as a part of one of the great cara
During the forenoon delegates
vans of those days. He came to
were elected to the County con
Pacific U n i v e r s i t y ' s long
Oregon in 1861 and settled in
vention which meets with Hills
Benton county, conducting a gen struggle to get Dr. W. N. Ferrin
boro Grange on the second Satur
eral freighting business which out of the office of president ter
of March for the purpose of
took him into all parts of the minated at a meeting of the
delegates to the State
coast country. He was married trustees Tuesday afternoon in
The delegates chosen
to Mrs. Emily C. Pitman in 1871, the Portland Y. M. C. A. build
G. O. Rogers, Mrs.
at Corvallis, and remained on a
elected by direct vote of the j A. J. Rice and A. T. Buxton. A
farm in King’s valley until com in hand and the trustees voted
people,” was threshed out to the j resolution was passed strongly
ing to Forest Grove in the fall of | to accept it, effective at the
complete undoing of the Forest! endorsing a bill now pending be
I close of the present school term.
Grove teams, which upheld the fore the legislature, making it
Mr. Bump had been an invalid (No successor has been chosen,
affirmative end at The Dalles and necessary to secure a written per
since January, 1908, when he but for the remainder of this
the negative side at home. The mit from the owner of enclosed
suffered a stroke of apoplexy i term, Professors Frank C. Tayl
victory was awarded The Dalles property before hunting or fish
which robbed him of his strength or, H. L. Bates and W. C. Har
by an unanimous verdict at both i ing on the premises.
and left him practically helpless. rington, the committee of three
places. Ella Garrigus, Tom Roe 1 Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dickinson
A second attack was endured which has been in charge during
and Claude Hutchens represented of Oswego, were present. Mr.
about a year ago, and the third Dr. Ferrin’s absence on the
this city at home while Ruth j Dickinson is the County Deputy
and last stroke occured Wednes financial campaign, will continue
Troutman, Glenn Morgan and for Clackamas county. Mrs.
day noon, a week ago. The in control.
Vinton Robinson appeared at The Dickinson is a State Deputy as
Last year the faculty, student
widow, three sons, Mark, Daniel,
The Dalles Teams con well as being secretary of the
and Clarence, two stepdaughters, body and alumni broke out in I
Howard McDonald, Er Woman’s Work committee of the
Mrs. J. N. Hoffman and Miss Em open revolt against Ferrin’s re
and Arthur Marsh, State Grange. Both are a c
Enlisted 1861 in Sturgis Rifles of Chicago, which form
ma Pitman, all of this city, and a gime. Many) persons represent
and Donald Lewis, tive workers in the Grange and
brother and sister in Corning, ing all three of these elements
and Dedie Wolff, gave excellent talks and a num
made complaint to the trustees, j
N. Y., survive.
lar Campaign, and the second battle of Bull Run. Member
Harrington, ber of helpful suggestions for
Funeral services were held Sun They said Ferrin had not risen
of U. S. Secret Service from 1863 to 1866. Resident of
acted as making the work more effective.
day afternoon under the auspices
Forest Grove 25 years. Department Commander Oregon
The afternoon session was, as
G. A. R. 1910-11.
of the Masonic lodge of this city,
devoted to an interesting
with interment in Forest View
program. In addition to
cemetery. Mr. Bump had been a
of musical selections,
member of the Corvallis Masonic
an address on “ What
body for 44 years.
During the evening the Girl’s Farmersshould know about Bank
The trustees concluded to
He was one of the noted figures
in the pioneer life of Oregon. He name a committee to manage the Victim of Bright’s Disease —Ser- Deputy Game Warden Hot on Glee club gave several selections, ing and Exchange,” by E. W.
and the High school band ren Haines. A brief history of the
had hunted for gold in practically university for this school year,
vices Held This Afternoon.
Trail of Former Hunter.
organization and development of
dered a few numbers.
every part of the country, mak placing Dr. Ferrin on the work
the Grange, with an outline of
ing long trips into California in of raising an endowment for the
I. T. VanNoy. aged 52, died at
George W. Russell, of Gaston,
of its principal departments,
Young Folk Are Wedded.
search of the precious metal, and old organization. This prevent- J his home near Dilley Tuesday deputy game warden, found four
by A. T. Buxton. A
going into Alaska with one of the ed the resignation of the faculty morning at 9 o’clock of Bright’s elk pelts in a barrel at the Van
Saturday evening, at the home
first expeditions to leave the as had been threatened, and disease. Mr. VanNoy had been Antwerp home in Forest Grove of the bride’s parents, Dr. and
coast. He was of the hardy, self brought all elements into line in poor health for the past year, this week and a warrant has been Mrs. W. Q. Tucker, occured the
to the Farmer”
reliant class of the early days, again. It was understood then ! and about a month ago was com issued fo ra man who left that marriage of their daughter,
J. Rice read
and up until the time he was that Dr. Ferrin would resign pelled to take to his bed. He city about four years ago, moving Frances, to Ray Joy. The cere
of the ser
first stricken with paralysis, was entirely later and the action of was born in Kentucky Jand came to Portland and from there to a mony was performed by Rev.
a most active man. His death, the trustees Tuesday was not a to this county about 20 years ago, point on the east side of the Hiram Gould in the presence of
although not unexpected, casts a surprise, as a complete change settling on a 50-acre ranch three Southern Pacific Railway.
immediate relatives and a few
pall of gloom over his immediate had seemed to be the only way miles from Forest Geove. Funer The pelts were left at the Ant close friends, after which a for several meetings.
family and the numerous ones in which to re-establish Pacific al services were held from the werp’s by this man just prior to bountiful wedding supper was The meeting closed at 3 p. m,.
University on a harmonious basis. Methodist church of Dilley this his leaving Forest Grove. They served. The young people are all present voting it a day well
who called him friend.
afternoon, interment following in were neatly packed and were staying in this city for a few spent.
Judge Hollis Honored.
Shoot Horse With Broken Leg.
Forest View cemetery.
dressed for mounting, proof that days, but will probably make
Saw Mill Starts May First.
The Women’s Home Industry
Besides the widow, deceased they were destined for a taxider their home in Portland. A num
Mr. Sills, of the Oregon Land
Raleigh Phelps and associates
company, took a prospective in League of Salem is arranging for leaves a brother and sister who mist as indications are that all ber of the young friends of the
this city have completed ne
vestor in Washington County a “ Made-in-Oregon" banquet to reside near Lincoln, Nebraska, were from bull elks. It is sup newly weds, students in the For
for the opening up of a
farm land on a trip through a be given members of the Legis one daughter, Mrs. Maude Ram- posed that the owner also had the est Grove High school, gave a
of timber, approxim
portion of the surrounding coun lature Monday e v e n i n g . It beau, of Racine, Wis., and eight antlers cached away. The hides serenade late in the evening.
about two miles
try, Tuesday, driving a team promises to be most interesting other children, all of whom, ex were prime notwithstanding their
on Gales Creek.
made up of his own horse and as well as instructive. The menu cept one, reside at home. They four years of seclusion, and evi Pilgrims Crossed Burning Sands
mill, valued at
one from the Ryals barn. Just will be elaborate and the ladies are: Millicent, Ruth, Margaret, dently had been treated with a Saturday night, in Portland,
on the way
across the Tualatin, near Dilley, are planning some amusing and Gertrude, W’illiam, Clifford, E d preservative. The man in ques 74 candidates made their first | to this city from Sifton, Wash.,
the horse owned by Sills stepped unique entertainment features. gar and Clayton. The wherea tion formerly lived in Patton Val pilgrimage to the shrine, and
! and it is expected that operations
into a deep mud hole, and losing Among the speakers will be bouts of the last named is un ley and was noted as a hunter. ’tis said the journey to Mecca
will be commenced May first.
his stride, was thrown to the Judge W. H. Hollis, State Sena known, as he has been a travel His name was not divulged by was no joy ride, and neither
tract consists of about 500
the authorites. The four mounts was it an excursion of mere
ground with sufficient force to tor from this county, who will be ler for a number of years.
of yellow fir, the balance
would have been worth several pleasure. Hundreds of the faith
snap the leg. Help was sent for, given the toast, “The Relations
excellent tie timber. Th<\
and it was found necessary to kill of the Highway to the Industry.”
Banks Couple Married Here. hundred dollars.— Hillsboro dis-j ful were on hand to give aid and
will be known as
the animal in order to relieve its The editor of the Press acknowl A pretty wedding occured in patch in Portland Journal.
comfort to the daring ones, a the Fair Creek Lumber company.
edges an invitation to be present. this city Sunday, shortly after
An investigation reveals that large contingent coming from
the noon hour, at the home of in all probability fhe elk in ques Seattle and Tacoma hy special
Will Locate in This Section.
Arranging for Entertainment
Government Selling Maps?
Mrs. Estelle Ames. Miss Mary tion had been killed before the caravan. Many of the Shriners
Leroy Needham and Clifton
Another big smoker is being ar The U. S. Surveyor General, E. Kem became the bride of law protecting their kind went who have pitched their tents in
McNeill, with their families, left
ranged by the Maccabees of this they say, is preparing to make- Clarence E. Shipley, the cere into effect, and it is claimed that Washington county stole away to Arnold, Nebraska, Monday, en-
city, to be held the latter part of an up-to-date map of the state mony being conducted by Rev. the hides were left in this city sip of the waters of the Port route for Oregon and Forest
this month. Something decided of Oregon. In this connection C. H. Hilton in the presence of by a man who was an expert tax land oasis and participate in the
Grove, and arrived here yester
ly original and unique is looked solicitors are going through friends and relatives. A wedding idermist, and who had them for general good time which follow
day a fte rn o o n . T h e y h a v e
for, as the committee having the W a s h i n g t o n county securing dinner was served and congratu the purpose of mounting.
ed the ceremonies of the even sold their ranches in Nebraska
affair in charge want to make it orders for the completed map at lations showered upon the happy
and will buy property in this vi
the most notable in the history of $3.50 per order. Seems too bad pair. Mr. and Mrs. Shipley will Oliver Curtis Preaches Sermon.
and establish a new home.
the local lodge.
Two Join Eastern Star.
that the United States, through reside at Banks. The Press ten Oliver Curtis, theological stu
is a brother, and
dent at the Christian Bible school
its Surveyor General, finds it ders best wishes.
Mrs. Margaret Hay ter, of Dal Mrs. McNeill a sister, of Mrs. E.
in Eugene, visited with his moth
Will Conduct Revivals.
necessary to employ a corps of
las, Grand Worthy Matron for
in this city last Saturday, and Oregon of the Eastern Star, was G. Mills, of this city. A. H.
Rev. C. H. Hilton left Tuesday agents to sell maps in order to Will Paint Rural Wagons Red.
Needham, their father, has been
Sunday occupied the pulpit of the
for Independence, where he will meet the expense of production.
Postmaster General -Hitchcock Christian church at Farmington, the guest of honor at a meeting of in Forest Grove for some time,
spend the next three weeks in the What ?
the local chapter Monday night. visiting at the home of his daugh
has sent a notice to every post-
delivering a sermon which was
conducting of a series of revival
office in the country to have all well received. Mr. Curtis carried Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield, of this ter.
meetings. Rev. M. H. Kendall,
J. S. Buxton has leased the city, rural and parcel post de
city, were initiated into the mys
of McMinnville, will occupy the Booth property, just west of the livery wagons painted red. This mail on rural route 2, out of For teries of Stardom at that meeting.
Miss Margaret Wheldon, of The
pulpit of the local Christian Laughlin hotel, and is having it order foltows a test of the red est Grove, for 8 years, resigning Refreshments were served at the Dalles, visited over Sundsy with
from the service of Uncle Sam
church during the absence of Rev remodeled for a combined resi paint on the Washington postal last
October to continue his stud- conclusion of the ceremonies, and her sister, Miss Jerrine, at Pad*
dence and undertaking parlors.
a general good time followed.
1 fic University.
[ies for the ministry.
INTERESTING GRANGE MEET
WILSON BUMP IS BURIED
DEFEAT GROVE DEBATERS
HEAD OF PACIFIC RESIGNS
DILLEY FARMER IS DEAD E K HIDES ARE CAPTURED