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WASHINGTON COUNTY’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1913.
WILL RACE SATURDAY IF
OREGON’S MIST PERMITS
ANNUAL SUNDAY SCHOOL
Young People Are Married.
Arranging for Dandelion Day.
afternoon at 6:30, at
A committee from the Women’s
Lane and M c A d o o , Cabinet Men,
Mr. and Mrs. John
club of Forest Grove is busily en
gaged upon an appropriate pro
Track in Best of Condition and
Prominent Speakers Addressed
Creek, Rev. Daniel Staver, of
urday, April 12. Last year priz
Prospects for Record-Break es were given to several of the |
Forest Grove, pronounced the
ing Performances Good.
for the Ensuing Year.
er Cathereine J. to Leonard Jen
sacks of the plant. This year;
nings in the solemn bonds of
The motorcycle races which the school child en will be told
The Washington County Sun
matrimony. Both the contract
have been twice postponed be
day School Association held its
ing parties are well known and
cause of unsuitable weather con other weeds. School gardening
24th annual convention in Forest
popular in the younger set, and
ditions will be held this Saturday
carry with them into their new Grove March 27 and 28th.
The meetings, which were held
and Sunday if the famous Oregon tive little booklets have been se
life the congratulations and best
in the Christian church, began
mist will permit. The track has j cured for presentation to the
wishes of a host of friends. The
been placed in excellent shape, ! various groups and awards of
jat 10:30 a. m. Thursday, at
ceremony was performed in- the
! which time an unusually large
well banked at the turns, and
presence of immediate relatives
| number of delegates were pres
rolled solid as a rock. The vari gent ones. The managements of
and a few close friends only. A
e n t to join in the opening exer-
ous professionals who are to par-1 the Star and Grand theatres have
wedding supper was served. Mr.
ticipate in the several events arranged for special films for ex
and Mrs. Jennings will make
There are over 50 Sunday
have viewed the local course and hibition on “ Dandelion Day” and
their home in Los Angeles, where
pronounced it one of the best a fine musical program will be
schools in the county and in spite
the'groom is employed upon sev
tracks they have ever seen, and j given at each theatre in the ev
1 of rainy weather about two thirds
municipal improvement en of them were represented, and
feel confident of being able to ening. The school program will
equal the best records that have! be held Saturday afternoon at
the attendance was good for a
yet been made. Despite the de
Prizes Awarded in Contest.
lays which have occurred local j Young Folks Joined in Wedlock.
The committee on credentials
A county educational school reported 101 delegates enrolled.
interest in the races has not
which has just closed in
ceased and a goodly crowd of
Rev. Charles A. Phipps, the
county, in which a general secretary for Sunday
Grove enthusiasts will be present
giod per centage of the grammar school work in the state, was
when the events are finally pull-1 young people of this section,
grade pupils took part, has been present through the convention.
ed off. A large crowd of Port
great benefit to both teachers Two of the unsalaried state
land cycle fans are also expected j
scholars. A first prize con workers, Mrs. S. W. Ormsby,
to attend, as there is a general
of an encyclopedia and superintendent of Sunday work,
desire to witness the bettering of j
valued at $120, was and Miss Clarke, superintendent
the half-mile record held by J
Miss Mabel Clouser, of elementary work, were also
Barney Oldfield. The different
High school. here for most of the sessions.
racing machines which will b e ;
were giv Other speakers from outside
used are on exhibition in the |
of of the county were Mrs. Clara
windows of local dealers, togeth
of Essen, of McMinnville; Rev. Mr.
er with a number of the various
prizes which have already oeen ,
Hayes, of Portland; and Rev. J.
Dilley, Miss Mabel Rasmussen C. Spencer, of Silverton. Rev.
won by riders who will contest in and congratulatory m e s s a g e s
were received from far and near.
and Miss Lois Livingston, of Hiram Gould, of Forest Grove,
the events scheduled.
Photos copyright, 1913, by A m erican P ress Association.
They will reside in the county
spoke on Temperance and Rev.
WO of th e m ost In terestin g figures In P resident W ilson’s cabinet are
Youngster Celebrates Birthday.
L. M. Boozer, of Orenco, and
W illiam O. McAdoo, secretary of th e treasury, and F ran k lin K. I.ane,
Attended Methodist Parliament.
se cretary of th e Interior. T hey a re the .u st an d th e w est of th e coun
Rev. W. J. Weber, of Hillsboro,
Harriet Helen Hughes passed
Old Pioneer Passes On.
cil table. In th e H udson riv er tunnel builder the president has a
A goodly number of the Meth- gave addresses. All the other
the second milestone in life’s j
Littleton Lindsay, who came shrew d man of business, keen on finance and capable In th e affairs of men. In [ odist congregation of this city at pastors of Forest Grove and sev
journey last Saturday and in j to the Oregon country in the th e fo rm er ch airm an of th e In te rsta te com m erce com m ission he has a broad
minded, n ationally posted law yer, w ith all the breeze of the w est sharpened tended the session of the Meth- eral from other parts of the
honor of the occasion Mrs. G rant1
early days from his home state by co n tac t w ith big men from m any states. H ere th e tw o cabinet mem bers, l odist Parliament held in Portland county were present and fitted
Hughes gave a birthday party, of Virginia, settling on a dona the New Yorker (below) and th e C alifornian, are show n a t th eir desks In W ash
Saturday and Sunday. In honor into the program as occasion of
which included a matinee at the
tion land claim near Farmington, Ington busy a t th e ir tasks.
of three visiting bishops and fered.
Star theatre, luncheon in the
Washington county, died at his
numerous official g u e s t s the
A main feature of the conven
Star confectionery and an auto home last Saturday morning, Friends Entertained Saturday.
Mrs. Louisa Nason Dies.
Ladies’ Aid society gave a ban tion was to hear from the schools
ride about the city. The tables aged 83, from pneumonia. A A. J. Strang entertained a Portland.—After a short ill
quet in the First Methodist and encourage them in their
set for the refreshments were
widow and several distant rela number of his young friends in ness, superinduced by age and church Saturday evening. Bish work. A feature of the opening
decorated with daffodills and for-!
tives survive. Up until taking the parlors of Mrs. Miner’s resi general decline, Mrs. Louisa op W. 0, Shephard, of Kansas session was for each one to rise,
get-me-nots, and the centerpiece
sick a few days before his death, dence, in this city, last Saturday Eliza Nason, widow of the late City, preached at the First give his name, and tell where he
consisted of a monster birthday Mr. Lindsay personally attended e v e n i n g . Games of various Charles E. Nason, died yesterday
j church Sunday morning, and in was from; and on Thursday
cake with two candles brightly to all the work in connection kinds, vocal and instrumental at the residence of her son-in-
j the afternoon, under the direc- afternoon every school was given
burning. About 15 were present with his farm.
music, and other amusements, law, W. J. Cuddy, in Washing ! tion of Bishop R. J. Cooke, of the
opportunity to report on the
and all greatly enjoyed the after
helped the hours to pass pleas ton county, aged 81 years, 6 Oregon conference, a most in-
Native Son and Daughter Wed. antly away. A delicious supper months and 25 days. Mrs. Nason j teresting program was given in work and progress in its field.
All schools represented respond
Mrs. Fannie Clark and Daniel was served and the guests all de was the eldest daughter of Milton j the same edifice.
Laborer Hurt at Beaverton.
ed to roll call in some way and
Black, middle-aged people who parted voting the evening a and Eliza (Choate) Stone, and
Beaverton—The 7:10 a. m. were born and raised in Wash most happy one. Those present was born in Windsor, Me. She Dr. Ernest Everest Convicted. this exercise was very helpful to
Oregon Electric car Saturday
ington county, were married were; Misses Rita Watson, Alta was married to Mr. Nason at
Dr. Ernest Everest, indicted
The interest in the sessions
struck Emil Anderson, tearing
Wednesday at Walla Walla, Williams, Cressie Tennis, Letha Danvers, Mass., in 1852, and re | several weeks ago upon statutory continued until the last and the
his scalp open and nearly running
Wash’n., and will make their Davidson, Louise Freeman, Mil sided in Maine, Wisconsin and ; charges, was found guilty Mon experienced workers united in
over both legs before the car was
home at Dayton, in the same dred Fitch, Maude Clark. Ethel Nebraska until 1896, when they day bv a circuit court jury, and | pronouncing it one of the best
stopped. Mr. Anderson had been
state. Mr. and Mrs. Black are Elston, Hazel Carney; Messrs moved to Oregon to be near their remanded to jail for sentence. j conventions in the history of our
working on the county road east
children of two of the earliest Glenn Bunker, Ernest Lang, Roy children, who had preceeded The penalty prescribed by law is county organization.
of Beaverton and was on his way
pioneer families of Oregon, and Burnworth, Mr. Hansen, W. H. them westward. Surviving chil from three to twenty years in
The sessions closed at 3:30 p.
home. When the car was leav
ha/e considerable property in Eaton, Lloyd Gennell, Albin dren are: Mrs. W. J. Cuddy, of the state penitentiary. The con | m. Friday to permit delegates to
ing the depot he started to cross
Strang, Arnold Herter, Alfonso Hillslioro; Mrs. G. W. Green- victed man was granted until
terest« in this section.
take the 3:40 car east and as they
the track. Someone called to
Guenett, Arthur Lane, George street, of Portland; Mrs. A. E.
him and he turned to see who it Improvements at Oregon Electric Shaw, Frank Dunlap, H. W. Spaulding, of Los Angeles, and next Thursday to file a petition separated all seemed to feel that
for a new trial. Dr. Everest is the meeting had been particular
was when the car struck him.
The obstruction of traffic at the Baker, Roy Freeman, Clarence William E. Nason, of Goldfield, 65 years old and a pioneer physi ly enjoyable and helpful to them.
He will recover.
Oregon Electric depot by trucks Lenneville, Clarence White; Mr. Nev., and 19 grandchildren, 12 cian of this section of the county.
The following officers were
backing up to the freight house and Mrs. Schonover, Mr. and great-grandchildren and one
Orenco Buys Fire Equipment
for the coming year:
great-great-grandchild, besides a Secures Responsible Position.
to unload and load merchandise Mrs. DeCuman.
Orenco, Ore.—By action of the will soon be a thing of the past,
County President, Pro. F. C.
brother and four sisters in East Gordon G. Brown, a graduate
Orcnco Civic Improvement club, as the management nowT have a Reception for Mrs. Sarah Evans. ern states.
Forest Grove; Corres
of Pacific University and the
the fire department building and crew of men at work tearing
Saturday afternoon in Herrick
O r e g o n Agricultural College,
equipment becomes the property dowrn the platform in the rear of hall, the member^ of the Forest
Eye Was Badly Injured.
where he completed a course in
of the town. The department the building and arranging a Grove Women’s club and the W.
F. L. Fox, while working on horticulture, has recently been 1st District President, Mrs. H.
was owned and run under the drive way for trucks to get in C. T. U. united in tendering a the Southern Pacific power sta appointed by the Canadian gov Russell, Gaston; 2nd, L. L. Hol-
direction of the Oregon Nursery and handle freight without block reception to Mrs. Sarah Evans, tion in South Forest Grove, was ernment to the office of Horticul linger, Forest Grove; 3rd, Mrs.
company. The club also decided ing the walk.
president of the Oregon Federa struck in the eye by a sliver tural Field Supervisor for a Brit J. J. Hutchins, Banks; 4th, John
to ask the Oregon Electric line
tion of Women’s clubs. A pleas which broke from an axe he was ish Columbia district. Mr. Brown Boyd, Cornelius; 5th, Frank W.
for a reduction in fares between
New Cement Contractor.
ant hour was spent in social con using in breaking out false work. will oversee the development of Power, Orenco; 6th, M. P. Cady,
here and Portland, the rate
M. S. Taunton, of this city, verse and Mrs. Evans gave a The particle of steel embedded large orchard tracts and the Beaverton; 7th, or German dis
charged now being straight 3 has established a cement con most instructive talk upon a topic itself in the iris, necessitating an renovation of older, neglected trict. John Crone; Recording Sec
cents a mile.
retary, Blanche Harbison, Hills
tracting business, and is now en of general interest. The after operation, which was performed orchards.
boro. Superintendents were also
gaged in constructing 250 feet of noon was voted most successful. Saturday in St. Vincents hospital
Will Tell How to Spray.
for the various lines of
curbing south of the Oregon
Orenco, Ore. —Friday evening Electric depot on First avenue Firemen Danced Friday Eve.
A. A. Kirkwood, one of Forest Sunday school work.
A. B. Cordley, dean of agricul South. Mr. Taunton is prepared
The best of music and a well- Moore s Market Changed Hands Grove’s well known young men,
The report of the correspond
ture at the Oregon Agriculture to undertake cement work of waxed floor gave pleasure to a
Robert Duncan, an experienced a graduate of Pacific University ing secretary and treasurer show
college, will speak under the any character.
number of couples who attended butcher from Detroit, Michigan, and the Montana College of ed all bills paid or arranged for,
auspices of the Orenco Horticul
the firemen’s dance last Friday has leased the meat market of Mines and Engineering, has been so that Washington county can
tural club on “ Insect Pests and
C. W. McNamer has purchased night. The boys were all there Moore and Son, on Main street, appointed city engineer by the go before the state meeting at
Remedies,’’ giving special refer the property of Mrs. Fan Clarke, in full uniform, and although the Mr. Duncan has also secured the council. Mr. Kirkwood will have Oregon City in the latter part of
ence to the application of lime- in the east part of town, and will attendance was not large, all en- Gibson house as a place of resi- charge of all street and other im- April with a clean financial
take possession shortly.
joyed the evening greatly.
j provementa made hy the city,