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F orest G rove P ress
W A S H I N G T O N C O U N T Y ’S N E WS P A P E R .
S tar Riders Will C om pete.
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY. APRIL 10, 1913.
H igh School Baseball League.
A PR O SPERO U S ESTABLISHM ENT O F FOREST G R O V E
G am m a Sigma Banquet.
Geo. F. Naylor Convicted.
Hal G. Hill, a rider in the Pre The McMinnville, Newberg and
The tenth annual banquet of
Hillsboro, Ore. "O ne of the
mier motorcycle racing crew that Forest Grove High school base
the Gama Sigma Literary society hardest-fought battles in the an
will race here next Saturday and ball clubs have organized an in
was held Saturday night at the nals of Washington county crimi
Sunday, has quite a reputation ter-county league, and will play
Laughlin hotel. About 70alumni, nal jurisprudenc ended Monday
on Eastern tracks, having been a series of six games in competi
students and friends were pres night, when Geo. F. Naylor, a
one of the stars of the Haw tion for a handsome silver trophy
ent. The early part of the even- wealthy Forest Grove property
thorne motordrome in Chicago cup, donated by the well known
i lg was spent at the Knights of holder and broker, was convicted
two years ago. He has been on sporting goods house of Wright
Pythias hall, where the reception of a statutory offense, the crime
the Coast for 18 months and last and Ditson. Forest Grove will
and entertainment were held. involving the wife of Miles Wat-
year was seen on the Portland play two games each with Mc
After retiring to the hotel an rous. Both the defendant and
tracks, where he was a frequent Minnville and Newberg, the two
elaborate banquet was enjoyed. 1 Mrs. Watrous were for yeais
winner. He is not the star rider latter nines doing likewise. A
Many of the old members now residents of Forest Grove, The
of the crew, however, as Vern similar league existed last season,
! prominent in affairs throughout ¡case was stubbornly contested
Masked, Harry Brant, Coe C. Forest Grove winning the pen
¡the northwest joined in the re- with Ex-Deputy District Attorn
White, Zip Zob and Albert Post, nant. With the new talent which
ey Fitzgerald, of Multnomah
the other professionals that ride, has been added to the local ag
The affair marks the celebra- county for the defense, and Dis
are just as well, if not better, gregation there is little doubt of
; tion of the 50th anniversary of trict Attorney E. B. Tongue, of
a like success this year. Consid
Gamma Sigma, which has the the Fifth Judicial District, and
The races here, which will be erable interest is manifest among
distinction of being the oldest his deputy, T. II. Tongue, prose
the first meet this year in the local fans at the revival of base
cuting. The witness, Mrs. Wat
j college society in Oregon.
Northwest, the first on the Mc- ball and the game scheduled for
Partial view of the meat department of W. F. Schultz’s Pure Food Market
Hugh W. Sparks presided as rous, produced the 3-year-old
Can track and the first in Wash this Saturday afternoon between and Grocery.
toastmaster, and among the child in court in obedience to the
ington county, were to have been the Portland Academy players
prominet responses were the fol order of Judge Eakin, and the
held two weeks ago, but were and the Forest Grove aggrega
O renco A dopts First Laws.
Dr. Everest Goes to Pen.
lowing: “ Trying Times of an little one was submitted to the
postponed on account of bad tion will probably prove a magnet
Orenco.—The new local town
Hillsboro, Ore. —Dr. Everest of Old Lawyer,” S. B. Lawrence; inspection of the jury. This was
weather. They will assuredly be which will attract all the enthu council at the last meeting pass Forest Grove, was Tuesday morn “ Mittens and Other Yarns,” S. the babe that themother refused
held next Saturday and Sunday siasts in the city.
ed ten ordinances, the first code ing given the maximum penalty W. Grathwell; “ Public Speaking to produce in court on the first
if the weather will permit.
of laws framed for the the new for the crime of which he was During the War,” R. F. Peters; subpeona issued by the District
The residents of this city, Cor News of th e County Schools.
town. The ten ordinances order convicted last week, imprison “ When Gamma Was in Knee Attorney’s office. Miles Watrous
nelius, Hillsboro and surrounding
The spelling contest which has a five foot side walk constructed ment from three to twenty years Pants,” Howard R. Taylor, and was an unwilling witness from
towns are anxiously awaiting the been on for three months will throughout the town; bicycles in th e penitenitary. J u d g e “The Early Literature Society,” the start and divulged nothing
event, as they expect some fast close this week. The grand are prohibited from being ridden Campbell delivered a scathing Professor E. D. West.
except what was extracted from
and interesting races. The Mc- “spelling down’’ will be held at on sidewalks from April 1 to No arraignment in giving sentence,
him by piecemeal Naylor said
Can track is a half mile standard Hillsboro on Saturday, April 19. vember 1; no hogs are allowed to dwelling upon the heinousness of Preparing for Dandelion Day. that he would appeal to the su
course, the turns being banked The contestants will represent be kept within the city limits; the offense and saying that the
Members of the Women’s club preme court unless he were
four and a half feet, allowing the schools which have taken licenses were placed on every punishment was influenced by of Forest Grove have arranged granted a new trial. Mrs. Wat
fast time. As the surface is part in the contest. We invite dog in the town, $1.50 on males the probability of guilt of other with the management of the two rous admitted on the stand that
clay and hard, the riders expect each school to send as large a and $3 on females; theatre and charges brought.
moving picture houses of this her parents were always preju
to be able to circle it in less than delegation as possible. The pub moving picture shows are to be There is still another indict city for the exhibition of special diced against her husband, and
30 seconds. *
lic is most cordially invited to at licensed; Sunday shows are pro ment pending charging man educational films the evening of contended that although a will
Six of the fastest machines— tend the spelling down at the hibited; owners of poultry will slaughter, based on an alleged April 12, and will also furnish a ing worker, he wras unable to
the Indian, Flying Merkel, Thor, court house.
be compelled to keep their fowls criminal operation upon one of i program of special musical num provide for her and the children.
Harley-Davidson, Pope and Ex The present teaching force in on their own property; doors of his wards.
bers for each house. An attrac Watrous left his home last fall.
celsior—and the fastest riders the Orenco public school has been public buildings are required to
George and Edward Hender tive program has been arranged
that have ever been gathered to elected for another year. Prin open outward; limits for the op son, young men living at Cor I for the afternoon, which will be
Sm ash Saloons a t Cornelius.
gether in the Northwest are en cipal, R. L. Wann; Miss Julia eration of the fire department nelius, were given the same sen j given at the Central school build Cornelius, Ore.—With women
Hatch, and Miss Ruth Gilman. were defined as embracing the tence on an identical charge in ing commencing at 1:30. The casting half the vote in Monday’s
Harry Brant is the Northwest To relieve the crowded condition original town site.
volving the same young girls, school garden plan will be intro election, the anti-saloon forces
champion. Hill is from the of the school, the board has
but were paroled.
duced and lewards given for the triumphed with a majority of
Hawthorne track in Chicago. elected another teacher, Miss C om edy-D ram a a t Cornelius.
j best garden. A start at digging nine. This is the first time the
Discuss the F arm G arden.
Masked possibly is one of the Edith Pechin. The school board
up dandelions and other weeds town has gone into the dry col
On Wednesday evening, April
best known of the Portland riders. should be commended upon its 16th, a comeda-drama in four
Gale Grange had a very inter should be made now, before they umn, though the margin has al
White is well-known in the early and wise selection of teach acts, entitled “ The Price of His esting session Saturday, the af get well rooted.
ways been small. The total vote
Northwest, having raced on most ers.
cast was 267, and the present ad
Honor,” will be given in Hen-1 ternoon being especially profita
of the courses. Zob is a German
We are much pleased to note drick’s Hall, Cornelius, under ble. H. T. Buxton delivered an Next Postm aster of Portland. ministration was supported, A.
rider, while Post is a recent ar that a number of schools through the auspices of the Knights of instructive talk on the “ Qualities
Frank S. Myers, a brother of F. Sholes, Virgil H. Maffey and
rival from the Playa del Rey the county have decided to have Columbus, Hillsboro branch. The of a Good Home Cow and How Miss Minnie Myers, of this city, A. F. Hendricks being re-elected
motordrome in Los Angeles.
a longer term of school than was opinion of those who have seen to Select and Care for Her.” and a graduate of Pacific Univer respectively, mayor, recorder and
Captain McCan has arranged contracted for last fall. '
it both at Hillsboro and Beaver “The Farm Garden and What sity, at present private secretary treasurer. M. H. Henderson and
for special car service to the
Call at the county superintend ton, say it is one of the best Should be Found in It,” by Mrs. to U. S. Senator Lane, has been George A. Wilcox, on the same
track for all of the meets this
amateur performances ever given Schaffer, was listened to with chosen for the postmastership of j ticket, were elected Councilmen.
year, the car stopping within 50 ent’s office and see the spelling in the county. The proceeds will great interest. Various other Portland. Mr. Myers is com
feet of the gates.
be for our Catholic church matters were discussed by differ paratively a young man, and u n -! T entative Paving Bids Received.
(Through the kindness of the ent members, and the talks were til recently was not active in po- j At the meeting of the City
T h e High Cost of Living.
Some W ise Old Coon.
Rev. Father J. R. Buck return pastor, Rev. Father Lappen) and enlivened with instrumental and litical affairs. He has made his Council Tuesday evening bids
Cody Hal, the handsome black
a large turnout is hoped for. vocal selections by the Misses home in the Rose city, with his were received from three con
mare ow'ned by Mrs. W. H. Hol ed to Forest Grove last Thursday Remember the place and date.
Allen and Ogden.
family, since 1899. Mrs. Myers, | tracting concerns for the street
lis, of this city, suffered a severe evening from a few days’ visit at
was Miss Lois Carker, is al paving to be undertaken this
Cupid A gain T rium phant.
attack of indigestion last Sunday, Vancouver, B. C. and in conver Young M atron Passes Away.
spring. Montague and O’Reilly,
brought on by a too liberal indul sation with a Press representa
of Portland, offer to furnish El
Mrs. Lottie Weik, aged 26,
gence in green clover. Forest tive stated that the cost of living
Oso concrete pavement at $1.25
died at her home in Hillsboro the
Grove’s well known /eterinary, in the British Columbia city was
The Star theatre with its ever- j and $1.68, the former price for
first of the week after an illness
Dr. W. B. Coon, was immediate much higher than on this side of
ready progressiveness, offered a 4 inch concrete base with lè inch
of ten days. Deceased was the
ly summoned, and after several the line. Eggs were selling
striking attraction to the theatre El Oso surface and the latter for
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
hours strenuous labor, was suc around 23 cents and a very poor
going public public Tuesday ev 2 inch surface. $1.50 was bid
Hayes, of Reedville, and was
cessful in bringing the animal steak cost about 30 cents per
ening, in the reproduction of for 4 inch crushed rock base with
married in 1909. A husband,
safely through the attack. Cody pound. Land values are almost
“Cleopatra. The house was lè inch El Oso surface. Warren
three year old daughter twin
Hal is now as brisk and spry as prohibitive, suburban building
packed from the time the doors Construction Company bid $1.58
lots, unimproved, being held at babies two weeks old, one broth
opened until “ Good Night” was and $1.68. The former for 4
er, two sisters and her parents,
from $500 to $600 each.
inch gravel bithulithic and the
flashed upon the screen.
Boys Enjoy C hicken D inner.
latter for 5 inch. The Dolarway
, Funds in City Treasury.
The members of the 0. K.
offer pavement at $1.25,
M ust P u t in Sidewalks.
April 1 the report of the city
club, an organization of young
of $4,546.80 for the en
City Marshal Watkins has been W ilson Confirm ed N ight W atch.
boys of the city, sat down to a treasurer gives the following
The bids have been
instructed by the council to order
delicious chicken dinner last Sat amounts in the several funds:
eneral..........................$2,446.14 the construction of sidewalk on
urday night, after the regular G
L ib rary .........................
business meeting of the club had Street B onds................ 5,243.14 North First avenue below “C” Grove was confirmed by the city wife of Dr. Kinney, at present
A rt Exhibit for Scholars.
been completed. The tables wei e Road............................... 445.85 street. This street leads to the council Tuesday evening, and in the east investigating the
Horace K. Turner travel
8.63 Emmeison addition to Forest former night watchman Burn- Freidmann cure for consumption,
spread in the headquarters of Building.........................
exhibit will be displayed
Bills to the amount of $1,495.60 Grove.
the club, and their contents
worth instructed to turn over the returned with Mrs. Caples for a in Forest Grove, April 23, 24 and
greatly appreciated by the 20 or have been ordered paid.
property of the city, when his week’s visit with her parents, 25, under the auspices of the
The Sophomore class of the March salary would be paid.
more who sat down to the feast.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Buxton.
public schools. The admission
Several crews of surveyors High school gave a party in the
The Ladies’ Aid of the Method charge will be small and the pro
have been noticed in town re I. O. O. F. hall last Thursday
Real E state Given City.
The improvements at the A. G.
evening. All enjoyed a most Hoffman & Co. store are being ist church met at the home of ceeds devoted to the purchase of
A triangular piece of real es cently and speculation is rife as
pleasant time. Dainty refresh hurried to completion as rapidly Mrs. A. G. Hoffman yesterday pictures with which to decorate
tate situated at the corner of to the why and wherefore of
the various school rooms.
ments were served.
as possible. The rear gallery afternoon. A very interesting
Third avenue North and the their presence.
Mrs. G. G. Paterson entertain H. S. Nutter was visiting his extension ha3 been finished and program was enjoyed and de
Gales Creek-Thatcher road has
City T eam ster A ppointed.
been given to the city by Mr. ed the members of the Five-hun wife and baby in Forest Grove the painters are applying the licious refreshments served.
J. D. Bellinger has been ap
Prof. Ed Allen, a former teach pointed city teamster at a salery
Davis. The transfer was made dred club at her residence last the latter part of the week. Mr. finishing touches.
evening. A most pleasant time Nutter is route agent for the
Howard Taylor has returned er in the Forest Grove schools, of $57.50 per month. Mr. Bell
Wells Fargo Co., with headquart from a surveying trip through vsited here the latter part of the inger will care for the team in
Oregon, Washington and Idaho. week.
A well written advertisement
Miss* Lizzie Weitzel, a former
his barn, which the city will
is like a school book—instructive resident of this city, visited in
Mrs. Ben Kori is sick with the
Miss Maude Franklin is on the
Miss Manch I^angley visited in equip with water and electric
to .painstaking readers.
the Grove Sunday and Monday. sick list this week.
measles this week.