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WAS HI NGTON C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. MARCH 13. 1913.
SPEED FIENDS WILL GO
AFTER WORLD RECORD
C O N T E S T S BE H E L D
F am o u s M o torcycle R iders W ill
C o m p ete on L ocal T ra c k fo r
M ’C an C h a lle n g e T ro p h y .
T e a c h e rs in F inal Session.
The Washington County Teach
ers’ association held its last meet
ing of the year at Hillsboro Sat
urday, with about fifty teachers
in attendance. The meeting was
profitable in every respect.
At the conclusion of a short
business session Supt. B. W,
Barnes discussed the reading
circle work, the social fair, and
and the affairs of the Annual In
stitute and Athletic Association.
This year’s institute will be held
on the department plan, which
met with the approval of all the
The afternoon session was a
joint meeting with the Grange
convention in Grange hall.
R acing S ta rts D e co ratio n D ay.
M r s . D espard, N o t e d Suffra gette,
In A c tio n B e fo r e Street C r o w d
The Riverside Driving Club
will stage eight racing matinees
this season. This was decided
upon at a meeting of the mem
bers of the club, recently.
The season will open with a
I card on May 30, Decoration day,
at the McCan track, which will
he the future home of the club.
Sunday racing will be a feature
i this season, as the members
! claimed six Sunday dates for
J Forest Grove, although the club
may stage two at Vancouver.
The following are the dates
scheduled: May 30, June 8, June
22. July 4. July 13. July 27,
August 10 and August 24.
Interest is rife in the Motor
cycle races that will be held in
Forest Grove next week, March
22 and 23. Several of the riders
were in the city Tuesday after
noon and looked over the track
and they are of the opinion that
they will be able to make some
very fast time.
There will be at least eight
entries besides the local riders,
more than have ever contested in
any of the races that have been
PU B L IC SC H O O L S C O M P E T E
held in Portland. Tnese men are
all riders with a national reputa E L E C T S T A T E D E L E G A T E S
tion, there being in the crew,
P acific U n iv ersity Silver C u p a n d
Vern Maskeli, recognized as one M eetin g P ro fita b le in E very R e
G o ld a n d Silver M ed als will
of the fastest dirt track perform
s p e c t- L a d i e s serv ed B ounti
b e P rizes to S trive For.
ers in this country, who will ride
one of the machines that holds
all of the world’s records,—the
The Annual W a s h i n g t o n
Indian. Mr. Lahaie, the local
County School Track and Field
The Annual Grange conven
Indian agent, has arranged for tion held at Hillsboro last Satur
Meet will be held in Forest
the display of the machine in his day was a very busy and profit-1
Grove sometime in April, under
window here. Harry Brandt, able meeting for those in attend
the auspices of Pacific Univer
the champion of the Northwest, ance. Hillsboro Grange held its
sity, and the P. U. silver cup,
will ride the Flying Merkel, and regular meeting in the morning,
which is now in the possession
he and his yellow jacketed ma conferring first and second de
of the Hillsboro school, will be
chine always create a furore gress in full form on two candi
put up fot* the second time, to be
P h o to by A m e ric a n P re s s A ssociation.
whenever they appear.
awarded to the school making
M ONG th e m o st m ilita n t o f th e E n g lish su ffra g e tte s w ho figured In th e the most points.
Coe C. White, commonly called
After a bountiful dinner serv
la te s t " u p r is in g ” In L ondon w as M rs D e sp a rd , s is te r o f E n g la n d 's
of gold and
“ See See’’ on account of his ed by the sisters of Hillsboro
l fa m o u s c a v a lry c o m m a n d e r. Sir Jo h n F re n c h , w h o re c e n tly v isited
speed, will have a new Thor; Grange the County Convention
A m e ric a
W ell a d v a n c e d In y e a rs, sh e h a s h u rled sto n e s, s e t fire to
Kid Zob, a German rider with an was organized with Deputy B. le tte r box m all a n d sh o u te d d e fia n ce to th e police w ith th e y o u n g e st o f th e and second places in each event.
e n t " v o te s for w o m e n ” c h am p io n s. She w as sn a p p e d , a s sh o w n above, ex
international r e p u ta tio n , will K. Denny in the chair. The fol- j a b rd
T ra c k M eet R ules.
o rtln g s s tre e t c ro w d to fight for th e b a llo t for w om en
S he h a s been Jailed
have a Harley-Davidson, and lowing delegates and alternates) o ften a n d likes I t H e r e n em ies call her a fa n a tic ; ner frie n d s a m a rty r.
To be eligible to compete each
Archie Post, one of the best of were elected to the State Grange
pupil must maintain an average
the riders from the Playa del which meets in Albany the sec W ill S tu d y F rie d m a n n ’s C u re. School C h ilren H e a r L ectu re. ¡of 80% and not fall below 75%
N. C. Maris, of the State Earth in any one subject. Each High
A storia , O r .,—The Oregon
Rey motordome in Los Angeles, ond week in May:
will ride a Pope. With these
H. R. Findley and wife, of State Board of Health has chosen Educational department, address school pupil must carry at least
machines and a perfect track, Leedy Grange; Geo. Galbraith Dr. August M. Kinney, of this ed the pupils and patrons of the three regular subjects aside from
which will certainly be arranged, and wife of Winona Grange; Mr. city, as representative of that Watts school district Friday ev J manual training.
as Captain McCan has had a crew and Mrs. Gustin, of B u t t e body to go to New York and con ening, telling of the premiums must have been in regular at
of men there for the past week, Grange. Alternates: Mr. and sult with Dr. Friedmann, the being offered by the state for the tendance for three preceeding
the boys should shatter several Mrs. Stark, of Leedy Grange; German tuberculosis specialist. best exhibits at the state fair. months. No one who has finish
H. P. Blake and wife, of Winona Dr. Kenny will investigate the He urged the children to enter ed a four-year High school
To spur them on in this resolve Grange; Mrs. Alice Cutting, of methods of treatment and report into the contest for the numer course shall be allowed to com-
to the state board. He will ous prizes. Mr. Maris stated [ pete.
Captain McCan has offered a Butte Grange.
perpetual challenge trophy to the
After the election N. C. Maris leave for the east as -soon as he that Oregon imported $12,000,000 The events consist of a 440,
rider who can better the record addressed the gathering on in can secure an appointment with in butter and $1,000,000 in eggs 220, 100 and 50 yard sprint;
Dr. Kenney the past year, and that Kansas, 220 yard 30 inch hurdles and 120
made by Barney Oldfield on a dustrial fairs and Prof. Gentle, Dr. Friedmann.
half mile track. The Oldfield of Monmouth, spoke on earth and his father, Dr. Alfred the first state to take up the ) yard 42 inch hurdles. Shot put,
record is one minute and a half education. Both addresses were Kinney, are well known through “ back to the land” movement, standing and running broad
and the pop-pop fiends expect to especially fine and timely, deal out the Northwest as tuberculo was now the richest state in the [jump, running high jump, stand
ing high jump and half mile
encircle the local track twice in ing with the value of practical sis specialists, with offices at union, per capita.
nearly a minute, or several sec work for the public school pupils, Portland and Astoria. Dr. Kin
For public school scholars only;
onds faster than the world’s best and of the value of local, county ney is a son-in-law of J. T. Bux C ath o lic T h e sp ia n s to A p p e a r.
and 100 yard dash. Running
auto driver could negotiate the and state industrial contests for ton, of Forest Grove.
Wednesday evening, March 26,
jump and running high
distance. No automobile can children.
the Catholic young people’s dra
T im b e r G e ts N ew D epot.
cope with a motorcycle on a half
matic society will present “The
N a tiv e Son P asses A w ay.
mile or any circular course.
A passenger station typifying Deestrick Skule” on the stage of
As these will be the first mo H illsboro , O r ., —J ames C. the principal industry of the Vert’s hall, in Forest Grove. G ra n d J u ry M ak es Its R ep o rt.
torcycle races that have been Corey, native son, died at his community will be built at Tim Careful and consistent rehersals
H illsboro , O r .—The grand
held in the Northwest this year, home at Mountaindale, ten miles ber, one of the new stations on are being held, and the amateur ! jury, appointed at the November
and as this is the best crew of northwest of Hillsboro March 3, the Tillamook line of the South thespians expect to be letter per term of the Circuit Court, made
riders that have ever visited this after an illness of several weeks. ern Pacific. Timber is the prin fect in their parts when the mo ! its final report Tuesday evening
section of the country, interest is He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. cipal industry, and the new mentous evening arrrives. “The to Judge Campbell and was dis
great in Portland and there will George Corey, pioneers of the building will be so constructed Deestrick Skule” will he well charged. Five not true bills and
be large crowds coming here on Glencoe section, and was born that it will remind passengers in worth seeing.
68 true hills were returned dur
ing the sessions. The final re
the two days of the meet. This five miles from Hillsboro, A ugust) stantly of this fact.
will likely be one of many meets 4, 1858. He married Hala M. | The sides will be of roughly
port recommends some repairs
C ollege S tu d e n ts to W ed.
of a similar nature that will be Harms October 1, 1892, the wife hewn logs, cut in the vicinity.
Students at Pacific University to the poor farm buildings, and
given by Captain McCan this dying November 1, 1911. He The interior will be in conven have received cards announcing urges that road supervisors he
leaves four children, George H., j tional fashion.
the marriage of Miss Grace M. required to file monthly reports
Payne to William G. Gwynn, of money expended.
C a u g h t in S to rm a t Sea.
F., all at home.
C o u n ty A tto rn e y Bill P assed .
next Saturday at Puyallup,
Mrs. Speaker, wife of the for
Mr. Corey was a charter mem E. B. Tongue will now handle Wash. Miss P a y n e attended H orse Likes F ern C ove Soda.
mer superintendent of street ber of Glencoe Lodge. Knights
It is hard to keep a good thing
paving in this city, underwent a of Pythias, one of the oldest the criminal business of Wash Pacific University for several hidden, as Harve Baldwin is
years. Mr. Gwynn is a gradu
strenuous experience recently lodges in the state, and also a
ate of Pacific University, was a ready to testify. Last Thursday
while on a pleasure trip from charter member of Washington
star football track man, and night a horse belonging to the
Tillamook, their present home, G r a n g e No. 313. He made
represented the institution in U. S. Livery, being somewhat
over the waters of the nearby Washington County his lifetime
oratory and debate. He is now dry after a long country trip, re
Pacific. Their boat was caught home. Of his immediate family
fused to partake of the fluid
practicing law at Toledo, Or.
in the midst of a severe storm he leaves a sister, Mrs. J. W.
served at the barn and made a
and compelled to run into the Hayes, of Carlton, and a half-
flying trip to the Fern Cove con
mouth of the Columbia for shelt brother, Thomas Cooper, of Ka- deputy, the salary of whom will T h o m a s R ussell o f D illey Dies. fectionery, crashing through the
be paid by Washington county.
Thomas Russell, a well known
er. The storm continuing, the lama, Washington.
front door and coming to a stop
farmer of the Dilley section,
passengers were brought to
Next Sunday morning at the jvho died at his home Wednes with its head hanging over the
Portland and returned to Tilla
Rev. Hiram Gould soaks “ Ye Methodist church the Rev. Fletch day night, was buried Saturday. soda counter. Some damage was
mook by train.
Editor" with an axe this week. er Homan, D. D., President of Mr. Russell was an invalid for done by the buggy, to which the
It is reported that the time And we thought he burried the W i l l a m e t t e University, will several years. He is survived animal was still hitched, scrap
ing along the door casing. One
card on the Oregon Electric will instrument years ago.
preach the annual educational by his widow and nine small of the lights of glass was also
soon be changed.
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TRACK AND FIELD MEET
TO BE HELD THIS CITY
HOLD ANNUAL GRANGE
REGULAR MEETING OF
1 CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY
G R A N T P A V IN G P E T IT IO N S
M cC an R ace T ra c k will b e S u p
plied w ith C ity W a te r
to P u rc h a s e F ire T eam .
At the regular session of the
city “ Dads,” Tuesday evening,
the usual grist of bills were or
dered paid, and general routine
business transacted. A request
from the Women’s club that the
electric plant be operated two
half days, or all day Thursday,
instead of Wednesday morning
as at present, was laid on the
H. P. Watkins was appointed
chief of police with power to ap
point a deputy for night service.
A request from the Women’s
club that the council name a day
as “ Clean-Up Day” was referred
to the police and health commit
The resignation of Dr. W. Q.
Tucker from the social committee
Alderman Johnson, upon mo
tion, was instructed to purchase
a suitable team for use by the
city. This team, it is under
stood, will be used to pull the
water cart and for hauling the
A petition from property own
ers that Pacific avenue from A
street to the city limits, he pav
ed, was granted.
Petition from property owners
that A street North, from First
street North to Third avenue
North, be paved with 24-foot
paving, was granted.
Petition for sidewalk on North
side of North First street, be
tween C and B streets, was re
ferred to the street committee.
Arrangements were made to
run a pipeline to the race track
so that an adequate supply of
water might at all times be
available for use on the grounds.
Captain C. P. McCan, the owner
of the track and grounds will di
vide the expense of the installa
tion jointly with the city and pay
a minimum of $10 per month for
water. Such amount as will be
used over the minimum allow
ance will be paid for at meter
S u rp rise G iven E x-M ayor.
In honor of the birthday of J.
A. Thornburg, Forest Grove’s
popular ex-mayor, Mrs. Thorn
burg arranged a delightful sur
prise, which took the form of a
reception and dance in the
Knight’s of Pythias hall. A
large crowd of local friends, as
well as a number from out of the
city, were present, and passed a
most enjoyable evening. Punch
was served between the dance
numbers by Miss Beth Sexton.
G o v e rn o r H o n o rs G ro v e Boy.
Salem, Ore,- Willard Wirtz,
son of Henry Wirtz, of Forest
Grove, has been appointed by
Governor West as county attor
ney for Crook county, as an
appreciation of services rendered
to the administration. Mr. Wirtz
is well known in Forest Grove,
where he attended school for
R u n a w a y T ea m C au ses D a m a g e
Monday afternoon, near Dilley,
a team hitched to a harrow be
came frightened at a passing rig
and ran away, seriously damag
ing the implement, breaking a
leg of the driver who tried to
stop them, and cutting one of the
horses so badly that the attention
of a veterinary was necessary.