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WASHINGTON COUNTY'S NEWSPAPER.
MRS. MYRTLE HATFIELD
FOREST GROVE, OREGON. THURSDAY. MARCH 20. 1913.
H a n d so m e N ew S to re F ro n t.
The new display windows and
entrances to the Goff Brothers
Hardware establishment have
been completed and add a hun
dred per cent to the appearance
of the building. Two entrances
have been provided, one opening
on the corner Pacific avenue and
Main street and the other on Pa
cific avenue proper. With the
increased space given by the new
arrangements Goff Brothers will
now be enabled to make one of
the largest window displays of
any store in Forest Grove.
Colonel Goethals, Panama Canal
Engineer« and His “ Success Smile”
Sire of th e B o n d sm an D ead.
GREAT CROWD COMING
FOR OPENING OF TRACK
Baron Wilkes 2:18, the original
“ Futurity Sire,” died at the
Baron Wilkes Stock Farm, Em
Kansas, February 25, at COURSE IS NOW IN SPLENDID SHAPE
CASE INVESTIGATED BY CORONER’S JURY
the age of thirty-two years.
Baron Wilkes was a remarkably
Was Apparently in Excellent Spirits Short
successful sire, his sons and Six Events Scheduled for Each Day and
daughters being noted for their
Time Before Found Gasping for Air-
Over $ 3 0 0 in Prizes will be Given-
race-horse abilities. He was sire
Services Were Held Tuesday.
Professional Riders Feature.
of 119 trotters and thirty-four,
pacers. The Bondsman, owned
“ We, the jury, find that de
bv Captain C. P. McCan, of this
Twelve entries have been re
ceased died from a cause un
city, is one of Baron Wilkes most ! ceived to date for the motorcycle
known.” Such was the verdict
successful sons, with forty-three races that will be held on the
rendered yesterday morning by
trotters and three pacers to his Forest Grove track Saturday and
the coroner’s jury which had
Sunday. This will make a very
been investigating the death of
large meet, as the greatest num
Mrs. Myrtle Pease Hatfield, who
ber of riders that have ever en
died at her home in this city last
tered a similar affair in the
Friday evening about ten o’clock
Northwest has been sixteen, and
under peculiar circumstances.
there is every probability that at
Fred’k Schomburg, a wealthy
Mrs. Hatfield was found a few
least a half-dozen more contest
Hillsboro, Ore.—John Foote, | ants will enter the local races.
minutes before six o’clock, three 1 resident of Hillsboro, and owner
an aged capitalist, died here Sun Captain McCan has had a force
hours before she passed away, of the Mountaindale farm, one of
day afternoon at the home of his of men working on the track for
lying on a bed in her home and the most successful dairy enter
brother, Perry Foote, of the Tu the past ten days and it is like a
gasping for breath. Her mother, prises in Washington county, is
alatin Hotel. Foote was born in paved street. The motorcycles
Mrs. Clinton Pease, who discov preparing to visit his old home
Blenheim, N. Y., August 2, 1837. must have a smooth track as the
ered her in a dying state, had in Germany some time in Mav.
He came to Oregon in 1863, and | tiniest pebble will cauee them to
left her but a short time previ The State Immigration commis
a fortune in farming. | swerve and go off the oval, often
ously in apparently good condi
of the original found through a fence or field to the
tion, and with no evident sym-
old First National injury of the rider.
toms of the approaching shadow.
many years was Not one of the professionals
Dr. F. A. Bailey, of Hillsboro,
and hank that will be with the Premier
who performed the autopsy as
the re racing crew but has had at least
sisted by Dr. R. E. Yenney, of
Portland, and Coroner Barrett,
three years experience. Brant,
He leaves the following broth the Northwest champion, riding
of the county seat, gave an ex the Oregon country. Mr. Schom
ers and a sister: Perry Foote. the Flying Merkel, has been at
haustive report to the jury, in burg will devote his efforts entire
Hillsboro; A. L. Foote, Fayette, the game seven years, being one
which he stated that every por
C opyright. 191J. by A m erican P ress A ssociation.
Mrs. Amanda Rector, De of the pioneers.
tion of the body, and each par
N. Y., and W. C.' Foote,
ticular organ, had been carefully
Using the best grade of gaso
It's a b o u t th e m ost h u m ane philosophy the wise men have given us of Esperance, N. Y.
examined, without the slightest
line, Liberty oil from Pennsyl
T ru e optim ism leads to tru e smiles. T ake our w orthy friend Colonel
Mi. Foote leaves a considera vania for lubrication and shod
indication being shown as to the landed in Oregon with a little
G oethals, for exam ple. H is Is a sm ile th a t m eans som ething
estate, a portion of which with U. S. tires, there will be
cause of death. The stomach of
U 8 A It m eans th e scream of the grand old eagltf All honor to the smile goes to the heirs of the late Mrs.
the dead woman was placed un
little danger of preventable ac
and Its w earer, th e m an who put through the b ig g e s t most Im p o rta n t an
i Eliza Litchty. A few years ago cidents. The only thing that can
der a chemical analysis by Prof. wealthiest men in Washington flu e e rlu g e n terp rise of th e g re a te st republic ou th e face of the earth.
Foote deeded these heirs some mar the days’ sport is the chance
Pernoe, of Portland, and found county, and a recent offer of
perfectly normal. No trace of a $22,000 for his dairy farm, which G ra d u a te o f T u a la tin H o n o red . T h a tc h e r R esid en t P asses A w ay land, retaining a life interest in of skidding on the turns, and as
them. Since making the deeds
foreign substance, such as would I last year gave a net profit of
Miss Florence E. Avery, presi James II. Sadd. a resident of the land has become valuable, the track has been especially
cause death, was discovered.
dent of the Women’s Choral Club Washington county for twenty j and litigation to break the deeds, hanked for the races and is in
Dr. Bailey could give no reason
of the University of Oregon, years, died at the home of his which were also covered at time perfect condition, such a possi
for the sudden collapse and j W a n d e rin g D og R e tu rn s H om e.
bility is reduced to a minimum.
W. P. Arthur was in this city which gave its annual concert at son, near Thatcher, Monday, af with a will, ended in a Victory The riders expect to do better
death of Mrs. Hatfield, other
the university last Saturday ter a short illness. Services s for the grantees.
than apnoae, (cessation of res Saturday wearing a smile of night., has for three years been
than a mile a minute and will
were held at the house yester
piration before the heart ceased wide extent, for the valuable
several seconds off Oldfield’s
prominent as a leader in the day, Rev. J. M. Barber officiat B an k s M. W . A. G e ts B an n er.
to beat), and states that the con- Collie Shephard dog which re
musical circles of the Oregon
The camp of the Modern Wood The machines that will be used
tributary causes were unknown cently disappeared from his farm campus. She bears the distinc ing, with interment in Hillside
cemetery. Deceased was born men of America at Banks, won
to him or the consulting experts. ! near Banks had finally been tion of being the first woman
in the races arrived in this city
near Yarmouth, Norfork county, i the magnificent silk state ban
The death of Mrs. Hatfield will found and was once more occu who has ever appeared as a solo
Wednesday and several are on
England, May 23, 1827. Early ner, offered by the head camp
be one of the peculiar mysteries pying its accustomed place be ist with the Men’s Glee Club,
display in the Hinman-Gordon
in life be learned the trade of of the order to the Oregon camp
of the medical profession, which side the family fireplace. The having sung with them this year
Hardware company store win
joiner, and being dissatis- j making the largest per centage
occasionally are found. The case animal had been roaming through on their tour to Hood River.
dow, where the wicked looking
fied with conditions in the moth- j of increase in 1912. The banner
has proved puzzling in every re the Tillamook range for several Under her presidency the Wo
little racers are causing much in
er country, made three trips to now held by Rose City Camp,
spect, and taxed the knowledge days and finally appeared among men’s Choral Club has been this
terest. There is a likeness be
America with the idea of better No. 5466, of Portland, will he
of the best physicians of this and the residents on upper Gales year closely organized for the
tween the rakish appearing speed
ing bis fortunes, finally settling presented to the Banks Wood
Creek. Mr. Arthur was notified
and the ones that are be
first time in its history and has in Canada, where he remained men the evening of March 29,
Mrs. Myrtle Pease Hatfield by phone and searched unsuc been recognized for the first
ing used by riders in the city.
until coming with his family to when a delegation of Modern
was born in Newton, Iowa, in cessfully for two days in an ef time by vote of the student body
The Indian and some of the priz
this state and taking up a home Woodmen and Royal Neighbors!
1873. Sbe came to Oregon with fort to find it. The dog, how as one of the student organiza
es that it has won with Maskell
stead near the old Daniel Baker will go to Banks on a special
piloting it are on disslay in the
her parents who located in ever, was on the lookout and | tions. In the concert of the
place, north of Thatcher in 1884. train from Portland. The ban-1
Albany, in 1899. She taught in finally discovered the trail of Mr. j Women’s Choral Club last night,
local agent’s, Amos Lahaies’
He farmed this tract until 1900, ner is given to the camp making j
window. Some of the trophies
the public schools of that city for A rthur’s pony, following it to I Miss Avery took the role of Mar
when, his wife having died, he the largest increase in any one
five years, and after two years the house and waking the family garet Richie in the sketch,
that the crew have won are be
took up his residence with his year, and retained until it is
ing shown in the window of the
in the district schools of the up in the small hours of the “ When Irish Meets the Greek,”
son, Charles, who with again awarded the following year.
confectionery and motion
rural sections, spent three years
and also appeared in a quartet a daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Ben Any camp winning it five times
at Mt. Tabor, resigning to ac turn.
of the same racers that
and other features of the pro nett, also of the Thatcher neigh in succession retains it as the j
cept a position with the Boys'
in action, are being
gram. Her voice is a dramatic borhood, and another son, Henry, permanent property of the camp.
and Girls’ Aid Society. While M a k e C h a n g e in B usiness Firm . soprano. Miss Avery is the
of Oakland, California, survive.
Chris Lashem, a recent arrival
connected with this organization
events will be on
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. He also leaves a large number of
B lack sm ith T h re a te n e d Life.
each day’s program. One race
she traveled throughout the state in this city from Devil’s Lake, Thomas E. Avery, of Hood River,
grand-children and great grand Hillsboro J. C. Wegner, a fo” beginners, two novelty races
looking after neglected children, North Dakota, is arranging to and is in her junior year at the children.
blacksmith of Forest Grove, was and three fast professional rides
often undergoing great hardship purchase a half interest in the University. She is a member of
brought to the county seat Sat for big cash prizes. Over $300
and privation in the pursuit of tinning and plumbing business of the Kappa Kappa Gamma fra
P h y sician P ay s $ 5 0 0 Fine.
charged with making
duty. October 4, 1911, she was Wm. Weitzel Mr. Lashem is an ternity.—Sunday Oregonian.
Hillsboro, Ore.—Dr. J. A. threats against the life of J. G. in prizes will be given.
married to Charles Hatfield, a experienced tinsmith and plumb Miss Avery is a graduate of Baker pleaded guilty Tuesday to
retired merchant of this city, er and considered an expert in Tualatin academy of this city and selling liquor without license and Lenneville, another blacksmith He** W ill R aise B looded Stock.
and the couple lived here con the installation and arranging of a member of the Kappa Della was fined $500 on the first indict of the same city, who swore to
M. S. Hess, formerly of the
the complaint. Wegner was John Day country, and until re
tinuously since, in a bungalow heating systems for private and Society.
ment. Upon payment of the placed under bonds to insure his
adjoining one occupied by the public buildings.
cently one of the proprietors of
fine Judge Campbell paroled good behavior.
father and mother of the de
the U. S. Livery, in this city,
G ra th w e ll C h am p io n O ra to r.
A ttra c tiv e E a ite r D isplays.
ceased, who came to Forest
has purchased a 222-acre farm of
pending good behavior. Baker
T a x e s A re P o u rin g In.
Schultz Market and Grocery
Last Friday night, in New-
Grove from Albany in the spring
Mike Wirak, near Amity, the
was the druggist caught in the
have an unique display of rabbits berg, Samuel M. GaathVvell en -)
Hillsboro Sheriff Reeves’ of consideration being over $12,000.
crusade started by Governor
Funeral services were held and chicks in one of their win hanced the fame of Pacific Uni West last fall. Charles G. Lind- fice force is kept busy taking Mr. Hess will engage in the rais
Tuesday afternoon, and the re dows which is attracting atten versity as an educational center gren, the Timber saloon keeper care of the tax payments which ing of blooded stock. Chas.
mains were sent to Portland this tion from the passers by. The by winning first place in the an who went bankrupt last sum are arriving in a steady stream. Brown has purchased the U. S.
Pioneer Drug store has also ar nual Oregon intercollegiate ora
At the last report, $17,423.69 had Barns for $5,900.
afternoon for cremation.
ranged an attractive window con torical contest, with an oration mer, was given an indeterminate been turned over to the county
Ten of the young people of the taining a family of China Pheas entitled “The College Man and sentence of from one to ten years treasurer. The total amount of
Have you been waiting for a
Congregational" Christian En ants. Other windows in the Social Service.” Howard Zim and then paroled during good be cash from taxes received to date chance to buy a bit of second
deavor society got up Endeavor business section have been ar merman, of the University of havior. He was charged with is $248,209.97.
hand furniture, or machinery, or
enthusiam enough to walk out to ranged in a pleasing manner Oregon, won second place and larceny on complaint of a cus
an auto, or office appliance, safe
Watts Sunday evening to help commemorating Easter.
E. D. Curtis, of Portland, vis or other useful article at a
Miss Loraine Johnson, of the
the young people there with their
in this city over Sunday with “ right” price? Keep in touch
Oregon Normal School, won
his brother, Wm. Curtis.
near Newberg this week.
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