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WASHINGTON COUNTY’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 27. 1913.
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS SELL BONDS BEFORE DISTRICT ELECTORS AUTHORIZE ISSUE
BIG STOCK OF MERCH
Still Swapping Property.
MORRIS AND COMPANY, OF PORTLAND, PURCHASE AT Wi"
PAR-THEN CHARGE $1060 FOR SUPPOSEDLY
FREE LEGAL SERVICES—BONDS ACTUALLY
SOLD OVER 3 POINTS BELOW PAR.
s *»™ "
IS MISTAKEN FOR THIEF
PEPPERED WITH SHOT
L. M. Vincent, George Culver,
M. S. Taunton has traded his
Frank Maitland and Fie Neout,
store building on Pacific avenue
o f Gales Creek, are placing a
to F. W. Emerson for residence
portable sawmill in timber own NARROWLY ESCAPE DEATH
GENERAL STORE IS SOLD property in this city. It is un
derstood Mr. Emerson will use
ed by L. M. Vincent on the Clear
water, about three hundred C. B. Stokes Wounded by Wm.
A. G. Hoffman Secure* Entire the store room for business pur
from the McCann mill.
Geiger Sunday Evening as
Interest of Hoffman and
There is always something to learn in the realms of high They expect to begin operations
though the exact nature is at
finance, and good teachers are generally eksily secured. That inside of three weeks.
is the opinion one would form, anyway, if they stumbled across a
Because he was mistaken for
A deal involving a large sum
proposition like the Press men ran into yesterday. It seems ns if the
chicken thief, C. B. Stokes, a
of money and the transfer o f one
Board of School Directors of Forest Grove, supremely confident of
known resident of this
o f the largest stocks of generalJ
the securing, Saturday, o f a vote favorable to the issuing of bonds
city, has been confined at his
merchandise in Forest Grove oc-1
to the amount of $35,000, the proceeds from the sale of which
home since Sunday night with
curred this week when A. G.
would be used for the purpose o f constructing a school building
Hoffman took over the entire in -' PLAY “ BETWEEN THE ACTS” on the lot recently purchased in the south part of the city, con FINE PROGRAM ARRANGED his lower limbs swathed in band
ages, the result of a well-placed
terest of the Hoffman & Allen
ducted preliminary negotiations far the sale of such bonds, finally
company. Mr. Hoffman will re Hall Filled to Capacity By the closing a deal with Morris & Company, of Portland, for the en Talks of Interest to Farmers and charge o f birdshot, fired by Wil
Friend* and Neighbors of
Others Will Be Given by
arrange the stock, adding con
tire issue, subject, of course, to the action of the voters Saturday.
Chicken thieves had been raid
siderably to the many lines of
That is all serene and comfortable, and undoubtedly entirely
ing Geiger’s hen coops quite fre
goods now carried, including a
within the bounds o f legality,—but two letters are on file in the
number of staple articles for
Gale Grange will meet in the quently, and Sunday evening he
G aston , O re . — The delightful office of the clerk of the board, which sadly contradict each other
which there is a general demand. little c o m e d y “ Between the and would lead one who reads them to believe that Morris & Com Knights o f Pythias hall this determined to watch for the
C. E. Jay, o f Portland, an ex | Acts” was staged by the Gaston pany have sized the people o f Forest Grove up as a ripe bunch of Saturday.
In connection with marauders and effect a capture,
perienced salesman and purchas j band boys and their lady friends come-ons.
the regular business matters*If possible. About nine o ’ clock
ing agent, has secured a work at the Odd Fellows’ Hall, last
Letter No. 1, dated January 25, 1913, says in part: “ We are which will be handled, one of the Mr. Stokes came down the road
ing interest with Mr. Hoffman | Saturday night.
to purchase the issue o f $35,000 bonds of school district No. 15, most interesting programs yet leading his cow, and as he was
and will move to the Grove with
The hall was packed and a num Washington county, Oregon, bearing interest at 5%, at par and arranged has been provided for passing the Geiger place, a
in the next two weeks. Mr. Jay ber had to be turned away for accrued interest, if any, at time o f transfer. We to furnish blank the afternoon session.
In ad watch dog started a loud bark
ing, bringing Geiger to the door.
has been associated with Swift want of standing room.
The bonds, all necessary proceedings and directions in connection with
Geiger sent a call out into the
& Company as city salesman in players
acquitted themselves holding election to vote the bonds and such legal services as may
Portland, and is well qualified in favorably. To Mrs. H. L. Rus be required, free o f expense to the district.”
readings, the following subjects night, to which Stokes paid no
every respect to assist in the sell is due a large part o f the
In letter No. 2, under the same date, it is agreed and under will be spoken on and discussed. attention, thinking it an effort to
handling of the huge stock which credit for the splendid rendition stood that the district is to pay Morris & Company $1060 for such
“ Preparations for S p r i n g quiet the dog. Geiger, in turn,
Mr. Hoffman has taken over.
by Dan Baker, which receiving no reply to his hail,
blank bonds, services, etc, at the time the bonds are delivered.
of the play.
The store which will be known
The cast was as follows: Dick
Both these letters are signed by the authorized agent of will treat of, first, preparing the and hearing the cow tramping
in the future as the A. G. Hoff Comfort, Henry Bennett; George Morris & Company and by the chairman of the Board of School soil; second, local conditions en along the road, mistook the
man Company establishment, is i Merrigal, George Oakes; Mr. i Directors.
tering into plowing, pulverizing, sound for that of a person runn
to be thoroughly renovated and Meander, Dick’s uncle, Ben
They constitute a binding agreement and mean that if the fertilizing and seeding; third, ing away. He placed his double-
barrel in position and let fly,
a number o f improvements, in Ward; Harris, the man servant, bonds are voted they will De sold at slightly more than three points advantage o f local soil tests.
S. T. Walker will give a talk placing a choice collection of
eluding a new front with better Joe McBurney; Mrs. Meander, ! below par value. 6% bonds generally command a good premium.
and more commodious display Dick’ s aunt, Caroline Wescott; 5J% bonds asomewhat smaller premium. And although it is claim upon the care of flowers and birdshot in the lower extreme -
ties of Stokes.
windows, stairs leading to the Sally, the maid, Grace Baker; ed 5 % bonds have to be sold below par, there is no reason why roses.
The injured man will be about
galleries from near the main en Edith Comfort, Sadie Ward.
“ Mistakes I Made Last Year
! they should not command par if 6 and 5 \ command a premium.
shortly. No hard feeling
trances and a quantity of addi
The band boys played numer-
The School Board was probably justified in selling something
between the men as a
tional shelving, will be made. 1 ous selections.
they did not possess, but we fail to see it that way. It’s up to Mr.
f the mistake, as they
Better arrangements will also be
After the performance the and Mrs. Voter, Saturday, to give the final decision, after a little
provided for the display of goods. | players were treated to a bounte L headwork as to the contents o f the two letters mentioned.
“ What I have Gotten from have been friends for years.
Books and Papers That Have
ous luncheon, at the home of Dr.
Helped Me as a Housekeeper,”
and Mrs. Baker, assisted by Mrs.
J. D. Mickle.
E. J. Ward.
invitation is extend-
The players are contemplating i
! giving a performance at Dilley
M. S. Allen, who hrs just dis
Saturday, March 8, the An in the near future.
the afternoon session and all
of his interest in the Hoff
nual County Grange Convention
Captain C. P. McCan Buys Washington County Fair Association members are requested to be man & Allen company to A. G.
will be held in the Grange hall
present at the business meeting
Grounds—To Establish Breeding and Training Stables Semi-
Hoffman, has purchased the
Grange work will
in the morning.
hardware business of W. Ü.
occupy the morning session, and
Wagner & Son, on North Main
in the afternoon the Washington
taking possession at once.
S t . J ohns , O re . —J. T. Brooks,
will meet with the Grange and a prominent shoe mercant of aire horseman and advocate of track. Orlena, a trotter; Car
Mr. Allen has had over 15 years
experience in the handling of
participate in the program. this city, died Tuesday morning clean sport, Tuesday noon com man McCan, a pacer with a
One of the fastest and clean- hardware o f all descriptions, and
“ Earth Education” by Prof. , at his home from a complication pleted negotiations with the mark o f 2:09J; Syrangar, a trot
Gentle of the State Normal, of diseases. He was born in Washington County Fair associa ter, Hazel Patchen, a trotter by jest basketball games ever wit- is qualified in every respect to
“ School Fair Exhibits,” by Mr. | Wabash county, Indiana, in 1853, tion for the purchase of its Patchen Bov; Ethel Toddington, ¡nessed here was won by the \ continue the business in an up-
“ Agriculture in the and came to Oregon in 1893. grounds just east o f the city, a futurity colt pacer, and Lady Chemawa Indians over Pacific to-date and live-wire manner. It
Grades.” by Prof. Inlow, of He first located in Forest Grove, comprising 27 acres, including a Allation, are to be quartered University by a score o f 25 to 15 is understood Mr. Allen will
The presence o f Black Friday night on the Pacific make some improvements in the
Forest Grove, will be some of but removed to this city in 1906, first class half-mile racetrack, there.
arrangement of his stock and in-
the subjects handled at this ses i where he has been engaged in numerous stable buildings, and Rex, a stallion o f Kentucky sad- University floor.
crease the present lines to some
! business until the time o f his
death. He had been an Odd
who scored six field baskets
Unique Colonial Party.
\ Fellow for 25 years and he has on the fast course and will es Forest Grove the cream of the
when his team was behind, con-! Mrg. Ralston Has Accident,
Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Walker en been prominently identified with
largely to the success ol
Sunday afternoon, while walk-
tertained the members o f the
about the yard o f her resi-
E. 0 . W. club last Saturday
Mrs. M. E. Ralston, of
evening at a “ Colonial” gather
s|ipped in some manner
ing. The lady guests were all Brooks, one
en(jeaV0r to save her-
arrayed in appropriate costumes
a fai|t badly strained
and the decorative scheme car
o f the left limb,
ried out the idea conveyed by the
A delicious lunch
The Riverside Driving Club Sister of Late A. C. Brown Dies. ton is confined to the house as a
eon was served after which five- got together the latter part of yearly county fairs will still be
A Salem dispatch to a Port result o f the accident, and it
hundred was indulged in. High last week and after the usual staged by the W a s h i n g t o n will make its future home at
prizes went to Mrs. Chas Bu dickering, completed a swap of County Fair Association. Cap Forest Grove, Captain McCan in land paper announces the death will probably be ten days or
chanan and W. B. Haines, while residence property. Mr. Mertz tain M c C a n will l e a s e the tending to build a clubhouse for in the capitol city Feb. 18, of more before she recovers the use
In addition the club Mrs. Pherna Strong, at the age o f her foot.
the consolations were awarded has moved onto the Keene place the grounds for fair purposes its use.
two-day meet at Van of 83. Mrs. Strong was a sister
Mrs. J. W. Macrum and H. J. near the Dilley road and Mr.
New Restaurant to Open.
of the late Alvin C. Brown, of
Keene into the Mertz residence
this city, and a granddaugter of
in the central part o f town.
three or four days’ duration, Mc Forest Grove and Vancouver for Tabithn Brown, closely associat proprietor o f the Forest Grove
Basket Ball Friday Night.
I race meetings is planned for the ed with the early historv o f For Fish market, is arranging to
A committee composed of Can guaranteeing all purses.
Portland Academy and Forest
est Grove and Pacific University. open a commercial restaurant
The three-heat, every-heat-a- coming season.
Grove High school will try con representatives from the various
and oyster house in the store
clusions at basket ball in the churches, the public school, the race system will be adopted on
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Thompson
Mrs. W. E. Sherbrooke and room just vacated by the Emer
college gymnasium to-morrow social commission, and the city the Forest Grove track, w ith the
are suffering with La Grippe.
small son Charles, o f Cornelius, son grocery.
evening. As both teams have officials, met yesterday morning modification that a winner of
W. E Sherbrooke, the Cornel spent a day visiting at the Hol- equipment have been ordered
been putting up a good game, a and passed a resolution request one heat cannot participate in
This insures a more ius rose garden man will give an linger home.
and it is expected the restau
contest for supremacy that would ing the proprietor of the Grand another.
The Forest Grove Scrubs play rant will be prepared to cater to
o f the purse address upon “ The Cultivation
prove interesting from the start Theatre to refrain from running equal
and Pruning o f Roses,” at the ed a Basket Ball game at Banks the public about March 7.
should be the result. The local the films depicting the adven money.
By April 1 Captain McCan will meeting o f the Grange Saturday last Friday evening, ending in a
High School second team will tures o f the Dalton brothers,
Mrs. E. T. Scott and daughter
play Beaverton High school, notorious outlaws o f some few have his famous trotting stallion, afternoon, March 1st. All lovers victory for Banks by a score of
last week at New Port.
the Bondsman, and a number o f , of roses are invited to hear him. 24 to 13.
GASTON BAND BOYS EN
TERTAIN WITH COMEDY
GALE GRANGE TO MEET
HERE THIS SATURDAY
M. S. ALLEN BUYS BIG
MILLIONAIRE HORSEMAN WILL MAKE
STOCK OF HARDWARE
PERMANENT HOME IN FOREST GROVE ^ to e.ver>one to participate ¡n
COUNTY GRANGE CON
VENTION AT HILLSBORO
FORMER GROVE RESI
DENT DIES IN STJOHNS
INDIAN BRAVES REAP
HARVEST AT PACIFIC I