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WA S HI NGT O N C O U N T Y ’S NEWSPAPER.
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. 1HURSDAY, JULY 3, 1913.
Dr. C. J. Bushnell,
Progressive Young Educator
Local Institution After August First—Is
NEW PRESIDENT FOR PACIFIC
UNIVERSITY CHOSEN BY TRUSTEES
Writer and Lecturer o f Prominence
Dr. C. J. Bushnell, dean and rence College, Appleton, Wis.,
head of the department of social three years -from 1910 to date.
Dr. Bushnell has been in fre
science at Lawrence college,
quent demand as a public speak
Appleton, Wis., was chosen Sat
er and lecturer and has deliver
urday as President o f Pacific ed platform addresses in various
University to succeed William N. parts of the United States and
Ftrrin, who resigned
a few Canada.
He is a member o f the Con
The action was
taken at a meeting o f the trus gregational church and is an ac
tees held in the office of B. S. tive Sunday
Huntington, chairman o f the
a ll c i t i e s
in w h i c h
Dr. Bushnell will take immedi has lived.
His present Sunday
ate charge of the university, and school class is composed o f col
is expected to a«3ume his duties lege women who are taking a
about August 1.
One of the course on “ Fundamental Prob
first things that will demand his lems of College Women.”
attention is the completion of
Besides his Sunday school work
the endowment fund for which he has been active in organizing
the trustees and alumni o f the church brotherhoods and clubs.
school have been working for He was chairman of the commit
more than a year.
tee o f the Congregational church
Pacific University now is en at Appleton, which installed and
dowed for $250,000 but recently now operates educational and
J. J. Hill made an additional religious moving pictures to il
contribution o f $40,000 on con lustrate evening services.
dition that other friends of the
As a writer on religious and
University raise $160,000. The sociological subjects he has gain
completion of this fund will give ed
the school an endowment aggre Some o f his published writings
gating $405,000. In the last year include “ Some Social Aspects of
President Ferrin has given much the Chicago Stockyards,” Pro
o f his attention to this task of gress City,” “ Public Relief in
raising the endowment.
the United States” and “ The
Dr. Bushnell is not unknown Social Problem o f America in
in Oregon, as he served for two the Twentieth Century.”
years—from 1901 to 1903—as
Dr. Bushnell was married a
professor of social science o f Al few years ago to a daughter of
bany College. He is 38 years of Judge Hewitt, o f Albany. She
age and a native of Des Moines, has taken a leading part in
social welfare work in the sev
He is a graduate o f the Uni eral places in which they have
versity of Chicago where he won liv^d. She is a graduate o f Chi
fi ie scholarships and attained cago University and obtained a
the Ph. B. degree in 1893 at the master’s degree in sociology
age o f 23. Later he was also there.
awarded a Ph. D. degree. The
During the past year Pacific
special subjects that he pursued has been in charge o f a com
were sociology, economics, polit mittee o f control composed of
ical science, philosophy, peda three members of the faculty.
gogy, religion, public speaking, This committee was appointed
when is was decided to send Dr.
After completing his term of Ferrin to the east to carry on
service at Albany College in 1903 the financial campaign. His con
Professor Bushnell was head nection with the college termi
professor o f social science at the nated with the end of the pres - 1
The trussees |
following institutions success lent school year.
ively: Heidelburg University; at Saturday’s meeting adopted a
Tiffany, O., for 4 years; Trinity, resolution o f appreciation of Dr.
Texas, one year; Ferrin’ s services during the
Oklahoma Agricultural and Me many years he has been at
chanical College, one year; Law Pacific.
C opyrigh t, 1913, by A m erican P ress A ssociation .
By WALTON WILLIAMS
■Y\7HEN Uncle Samuel had reached
His eighty-seventh year
He had about the biggest fight
That Time has witnessed in his flight
Upon this rolling sphere.
now that fifty birthdays have
B' i UT Been
added to the score
Y our Uncle Sam is o f a mind
That is more peacefully inclined.
A n d he w ould fight no more.
ND yet if other lands get gay—
A course they might regret—
They w ould awaken to the truth
That Uncle Sam is still a youth
W ith some fights in him yet.
Papa-Willie.You May Begin Firing When Ready
DOG RACES MILES THE TALE OF THE
IN FRONT OF CAR
TAIL OF A DOG
Monday night when the 9:35
Oregon electric car was coming
from Portland to this city, a
rather unusual thing occured.
Just after the car had passed
Beaverton a large shepherd dog
ran onto the track ahead o f the
car. The motorman sounded his
warning horn, but the dog re
fused to leave the track and
raced in front o f the swiftly
moving tar for nearly three
miles. A number o f times the
dog was nearly run down, and
would have perished under the
wheels if the motorman had not
reduced the speed when this
The shepherd finally realized
his great danger, and sprung
away from the track.
motorman said this was the most
peculiar instance ho had ever
met with, and explained it on
the theory that the brilliant
headlight on the car had ‘rat
tled” the dog.
Tuesday some boy or boys,
with the thoughtlessness and
indifférance that is not always a
characteristic o f youth, tied a
tin can to a dog’s tail on Pacific
Avenue in the neighborhood of
Third street. The poor little
animal ran around in a distract
ed manner, scared out o f its wits
It finally ran under a store build
ing where it set up a pitiful
whine which attracted the at
tention of two ladies who were
They coaxed it out
and a kindhearted physician who
just then happened by, removed
the instrument of torture.
There is a severe penalty at
tached to an act o f cruelty such
Parents should teach
their children to be kind to
dumb animals, and if moral su
asion has a lukewarm effect, a
little hazel tea should be admin
istered, otherwise the strong
arm o f the law may step in and
give them a needed spanking.
— Hellste In St. Paul Pioneer Press.
The subject for the morning
W. W. Ryals was looking aftei
Congregational business interests in Portland,
be M °nday*
“ Bought with a Price.” At eve-
Leroy L Dennis, o f Hoffman
theme o f Pastor & Co., spent Sunday with hit
Thomas will be “ Liberty.”
i parents at Wapato.
NATIVE SON IS
MUNICIPAL JUDGE MAY BRING WEALTH
In Recognition c f Hi3 Fitness For Clay Beds Near This City Are
Position J. H. Stevenson is
Valuable for Porcelain —
Appointed by Portland
Discovered by former
Forest Grove may become
John II. Stevenson, a son of
as a pottery town, if the
Ex-Judge, R. O. Stevenson, of
hopes o f Henry Albers, o f the
Elk Horn Farm, north of this
Albers Milling Company, Port
city, has been appointed Muni land materalize.
cipal Judge o f Portland by May spent part o f last summer in Ger
or Albee, and assumed the duties many. and took with him sam
ples of Porcelain clays, or clays
o f the office Tuesday
John II. Stevenson is a native which he thinks will be avail
able for pottery. He owes a bed
son, and was born here in 1878.
fine gray pottery clay a mile
He receiyed his early education
o f this city, in what is
in the Watt school and later at
the Fern Hill section.
tended a Portland business col
took samples o f
lege. He was employed on the
reportorial staff o f The Evening
he had it test
Telegram for seven years, dur
ing three of which he studied
law, an 1 in 1907 was admitted
rich, requiring to be impoverish
to the bar.
Shortly after being
ed with fine sand to make fine
admitted to practice he was ap
pointed Deputy Prosecuting At pottery or porcelain. So far Mr.
torney o f Multnomah county. Albers has been unable to find
| just the quality of sand required,
He served in this capacity for
one year, and then resigned to but be expects to be able to in
terest people in his clay beds,
take up private practice, being
and it is probable that when a
associated with Attorney John
F. Logan, one of the leading more extended search is made
the right kind of clay will be
barristers c f Oregon.
discovered. Should Mr. Albers
Mr. Stevenson was not a can
succeed in founding a porcelain
didate for the office o f Municipal
industry in this city be will
Judge, but Mayor Albee offered
place the entire state under ob
him the position without solid
ligation to him, as this would be
tation from anybody, and the
a great source of revenue.
offer was accepted.
The clay beds now owned by
in this section is acquainted with
Mr. Albers were discovered by
this brilliant young attorney,
Tom Bellinger, a former well
and are assured that he will dis
known resident o f this city, now
charge the responsible duties of
living at Cornelius.
his office with evenhanded jus-
linger installed a grinding ma
chine and ground several tons o f
clay, which he sold for manu
facturing purposes, but as there
was no great demand for the
product as it is now, Mr. Bellin
ger sold his holdings to Mr.
Albers. Should a great industry
The Anniversary of the Decla evolve from the use of this clay,
ration o f Independence will Mr. Bellinger will deserve recog
be fittingly celebrated in sev nition as the discoverer o f the
eral towns o f Washington county clay beds.
tomorrow. The biggest celebra
tion will be held at Hillsboro,
where the time-honored lists of
sports, such as horse and foot
races, ball games,
rounds, baloon ascensions and Department of Oregon, G. A. R.
Portland, Or., June 26, 1913
side shows will furnish amuse
ment to the large crowds which To the Hon. Mayor and Council,
are expected to attend. Dan J. B. Mathews Post No. 6
cing will also be one o f the G. A. R. The Faculty o f Pacific
mean o f enjoyment, and the University,
celebration will close July 4 with Club, The Ladies Civic Club a nd
fraternal Societies representing
a grand display o f fireworks.
In the forenoon patriotic ad the people of Forest Grove: The
dresses and a musical program Comrades of the Department o f
Oregon, Grand Army o f the Re
will be given.
A celebration will be held at public, assembled in the 32nd
Cornelius under the auspices Annual Encampment at New-
of the Socialist party. They are burg, June 17—19, 1913, unani
planning to have a big time, and mously
will have speaking and amuse
ments for the younger people. eral
One unique feature of the cele their hearty appreciation of
bration at Cornelius will be the your courteous and kindly invi
selling o f icecream.
candy, tation to hold their 33d Encamp
lemonade and other things dear ment in your fair city, and to
to t ie y ojn r celebrant’s heart convey to you their sincere
This will make the thanks for your rememdrance o f
kids all want to celebrate at Cor them.
Many o f us have pleasant
o f our sojourn in
Verboort, Sherwood and Oren-
town, some years
co are also advertising to cele
have the pleas
brate, and several of the smaller
again at some
hamlets will also observe the
day with exercises. Many of
the residents of this city have
C. A. Williams,
declared their intention o f re-
Assistant Adjutant General,
j maining at home, and some of Department o f Oregon,
them will take well-filled baskets
A fire in the Loomis dwelling
and seek the quiet nooks in the
All of house on Main street called the
these celebrations depend on the fire laddies out Tuesday night at
i state o f the weather, but the al>out 10 o ’clock.
fates will surely be kind on the were subdued without materia)
IHE EAGLE WILL