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FOREST GROVE. WASHINGTON COUNTY. OREGON. THURSDAY. AUGUST 28. 1913.
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1 atent Medicines and Short Cuts t >
Beauty. Prof. Biodie.
3:30 to.5 Domestic Science and Art;
lecture and demonst: ation, M s. Rob
bins and Miss Groves.
7:30 to 8:10 —(1) Social Hygiene,
Fathers’ and Sons’ Meeting, boys 15
and over, E. J. Cummins.
(2) Domes.ic Science and Art Sub
jects, Mrs. Robbins and Miss Groves.
8:13 Illustrated Lecture, Prof. E. T,
Second day, Saturday, September fith
10 to 11:30— Conferences, Discussions,
(Questions Answered, display of exl ib-
. S . Barnes of Forest Grove, who
is Premier B ow M aker of W orld
South Africa, and, in fact from ail over!
the world. 1 guess it is a case o f doing 1
one thing supremely well.”
“ Begin at the beginning, and tell me
how you happened to take up bow muk- 1
ing, and tell me something about your-1
se lf,’ ’ 1 said.
“WHERE LIFE IS
LARGE” IS SAID
Begin« B ow Making Early.
“ As a boy 1 made bows and arrows. |
A fter the war I took up again my pas-
time o f bow making. I went to Roches- , P O I N T S T O B L E S S I N G q F
ter, Minn., where I formed an archery I
R U R A L L I F E IN
club. From Rochester I went to St. |
Paul. I could arouse but little interest j
V A L L E Y
in Archery in St. "Paul. 1 came to Ore- I
gon in 1885. 1 went to work at mv |
traue of watchmaker in the winter of L1GHT0N, GONE PLUMB CRAZY ABOUT IT
'86 for Albert Feldenheimer.
“ Twenty-two years ago my health '
Says Farmers Receive More For
failed. I could not stand the confine
Lai o.*s Than in Mid
ment of the work-bench. It was a case j
of turning to some other occupation to j
make a living. I came to Forest Grove.
I knew the best bows in the world came ! Tlu,se days we often 1Ì8ten to praige9
from England. I also knew the yew j for the great W i||amette Valley, and
weed, o f which they were made, came j lhen in turn we hear warninRg BMll
from the mountains of Spain or Italy,
aiming at improvement. As
I secured a yew log from the Cascade long as we can assimilate both kinds
mountains. From it I made several o f mental nourishment our well de
! bows. Selecting the best o f the lot, 1 served praises will only help us to
sent it to W. B. Robinson, o f Eaton, realize our blessings hut let us not f c -
[ Ohio. He was an expert bowman and get the one law o f life, the choice of
an authority on arehery. He wrote me progress or deterioration. In the Sept
it was by all odds, the finest bow he had ember Sunset William R. Lighton
ever handled. He wanted to know writes of the Willamette Valley »9
where the yew wood came from. He “ The land where life is large” Mr.
was so proud of his bow and he did such Lighton is a writer o f national fame,
good work with it, that 1 received or aid upon a recent visit to this Valliy
ders from several o f the leading arcl.- effected it for his future home and will
(Continued on Page Five)
soon return, with his wife, to Oregon.
2:?0 to 3 General session, 15 minute
Expected That P r o g r a m WH1 Chemistry o f Foods, Prof. Brodie.
Beautifying Your Commui.ity, Prof,
Prove o f Real V a l u e to
3 to 4:3C Domestic Science and Art,
lecture and demonstration, Mrs. Rob
bins and Miss Groves.
Arrangements have been made to
4:20 to 6 The D.utcbter and the
bold the two-day session o f the Oregon Home, Mrs. Roj/oina.
Agricultural College General Welfare | 7:30 to 8:10 (i) Social Hygie: e.
traveirig school in the Verts Hall on Men’s Meeting, E. .1. Cummins.
Main street instead o f at the Central
(2) Domestic Science and Art Si in
senool building as first announced. H. jects, Mrs. Robbins and M.iss Groves.
C. Hetzel who was in the city Tuesday
8:15 Lecture and demonstration,
completing arrangements said the ! Food Adu.teration, J. D. Mickle, State
cnange was made in order to accommo Dairy and Food Commissioner.
date the business men and others who
Interesting Exhibits on display from
would be more likely to attend at this Oregon Social Hygiene Society; Oregon
more central location.
Dairy and Food Commission; Oregon
The Oregon Agricultural Welfare Library Commission; Domestic Science
school, made up o f specialists from the and Art Department, Q. A . C .; Depart
Agricultural College, the State Dairy ments o f Chemistry and Bacteriology,
and food Commission and the Oregon O. A. C.
Social Hygiene Society, carrying splen
did educational exhibits will be in this
F Rowing is printed extracts from the
city September 5th and 6th. The start
has just completed two weeks’ work in
The Willamette Valley o f Oregon is
the cities o f the southern section o f the
a land where life is large.
state. Reports indicate that he ses
This wonderful valley lies tucked
sions have been well attended and that
snuggly away between the Cascade
In preparation for tbe fair this fall
the cullege representatives have left
mountains on the east and the coast
Mrs. Ella Reynolds died at her home
the various cities staongly impressed the board o f directors have made ar
Range on the west. Its mouth is at
with the nature o f their work. Al rangements with a Partianil rirm to
| neral was held Wednerday morning and Portland, at the junction o f the Wi’-
ready numerous requests are pouring furnish tents enough to take care o f
| the remains brought to Forest View lamette river with the Columbia; its
j cemetery and placed by the side o f her upper end is the highlands of Lane
in to the extention offices of the college
husband. Mrs. Reynolds was 74 years
asking lor a repetition uf.the work in lents, eacn 40x-u feet; one of ..hese is
old. Mrs. Alice Murry and son o f Ida county, off to the south. The valliy
expecteil to house toe ageicuitu al and
the towns visited.
ho have been with her mother the past proper holds about 5,000,000 acres o f
“ It is our purpose to take wholesome, horticultural uepartments and the other
t ie most fertil soil in thè world, a soil
Mrs. Reynolds was born in Illinois equal to any demand that may be made
helpful information to the people o f the
and has lived in Oregon for 27 years.
various communities o f the state," sain ial exhibits; one tent 40xo0 will be pro-
She is the mother o f 13 children, 10 of upon it. Today it is carrying a popla-
Director £_ D. Hetzel o f the Extension i vided to take care o f Lbe juvenile d .-
whom are living. One daughter and tion, outside the city o f Portland, i f
Division. “ We do not pretend to know partment and at Icasi one 30x50 to
three grandchildren live in idaho; one about 200,000 people. Brought to its
everything but we do believe that we j nouse the woman’s and Eugenics de-
| daughter, Mrs. Bacon, lives in Cor- ! f u;] development, this land will one day
' nelius; one daughter and three grand-1
have something of interest and value
| children live in Washington; four sons, support one prosperous, happy human
, uer o f »mailer tents available to take
to the people of the state if they will
Charley, Will, James and Frank live in bring on every acre five millions o f
, c re o f any overflow from the larger
co-operate with us aod help us to get
people whose life will embody the high
j ones. Tnese tents will all have 8 ft.
the information to them.
est and best things in civilization.
walls and will be so arranged as to
“ We are particularly anxious that
Lightening D estroy« Bern.
The best blood o f America pioneered
economize space and give good oppor-
every person who is intesested in bet
belonging to Henry Carstens, this country o f the Willamette, making
i .unity lor d.splaying the exhibits.
ter cities; better social conditions; bet
together with its entire contents, con the first really permanent settlemints
Part of the hi estocs wul he cared for
ter health; better morals; better homes
sisting of hay, oats and wheat, Caf- something more than sixty years ago.
.n the stock sheds already on the
and better schools, shall luck arms with
sten’s entire crop, as well as a buggy j Wheat growing was the chief concern
(Cut printed by courtesy of Oregon Journal)
grounds, and it is planneU to erect oth
us in this attempt to solve our many
F. S. Barnes o f F »rest Gr< ve, world renowned bow maker; above is his Grand and a wagon, was destroyed by fire ° f those pioneer farmers, and wheat
er peimaneni aneds to shJler the addi
Friday as the result o f a stroke of ! growing held first place for a long time,
daughter, and below is H. B. Richard ion, the famous archer oj Boston.
The lectures and demonstrations by
lightening. Carsten’s farm is at Roy, Y the exclusion o f almost everything
it is the purpose o f the Fair to en>
few days, he beat all the veterans in about seven miles east o f this place. e e-
Mrs. Robbins and Miss Groves ori sub
N ew Cham pion Uae« Barne« Bow .
phas.ze those features to which the
the counti y.
jects relating to the home are proving
That couldn’ t last though. Soils,
The barn was recently erected. M-.
county is especially adapted. For ex
“ Yes, Thank you, I am gaining rap
to be o f great interest and value to the
climate, location and every other cir
Carsten’s loss is over $2000.
ample we have an excellent dairy coun id y and am beginning to feel like my
R eceive« N otice by Journal.
women o f the towns where the work
cumstance made this an ideal place fur
try and it is realized tnat there are self again, ” said Mr. Barn's to tl e
C ou ncil M eet«.
has been offered. These lectures and
The following is taken from an ar
modern diversified farming in its 1 ei t
many flue dairy herds being kept by editor one day last week. " I am plan
ticle by Fred Lockley in the Oregon
demonstrations are practical and right
At a call meeting of the city Council form. Wheat farming had to give way
men who do not care to unuertake the ning to be able to take my regular fall
to the point. They are o f such nature
last Tuesday bids were called for to before it. " ’ '
purebred cattle business; so, without trip on the Cascades some time next
They sometimes call him the Wizard roof the base o f the old water tank and
as greatly to help every housewife who
It’ s only within the last ten years
interfering with the purebred classes, month to secure another season's sup
of the Oregon Mountains. If he is a convert it into a tool house for the' that diversified farming really got Upon
is fortunate enough to hear them.
encouragement has been given to these ply of bow wood.”
wizard, he is a very genial and kindly city.
The lectures and demonstrations by
its feet in this valley. Let's not try
men and a very valuable feature added
Last Thursday at Cambridge, Massa one. F. S. Barnes is what he writes
State Dairy and Food Commissioner
now to forecast what it will accomplish
by ma'cing a place tor grade herds, chusetts, the Nat'onal Archery associa
H ot S tu ff Being Laid.
when he signes his name. F. S.
Mickle are designed to bring directly to
the future; let’s look instead at what
there are three good cash prem.ums tion held its annual tournament at
The surface crew o f the paving com has been already actually accomplished.
Barnes may not mean much to the
every community the information that
consisting ot »10 for the first, »7.60 for which time Dr. .!. W. Doughty, o f Ta
average citizen, hut it is a name to pany are now at work on the streets ¡T hat't the best part o f the story, right
is necessary to preserve the best health
the second, and »5 for third, ottered for coma, won the championship o f Ameri
conjure with when it comes to tie anil our new mile o f pavement will be ' now.
o f its members. The problems o f each
grade herds consisting o f a purebred ca with the last bow Mr. Barnes has
sport o f archery.
open to the public in about two weeks.
community are studied by these men
The net income o f a farm is what re
s.re, any dairy breed, one cow 3 years ever made. Mr. Barnes said, “ Mr.
"The lowest priced bow I ma' e costs
and their advice is given in such way
main'd after all cost o f crop production
old or over, one heifer between twoai d Doughty is now in the art o f archery.
C h ief in Tacom a.
$25; the next $50, and the highest priced
as to bear upon actual contitions. Ci’y
| and all cost o f family maintenance are
three, one heifer between one and two, A c .uple o f months ago he visited me- $100 I do not sell many o f the 425 or
Fire Chief Joe Lenneville writes from
improvement, including utilization of
and one heiter under one year old. It and selected the wood for the new bow $100 hows. I sell all o f the $50 ones I Tacoma that he is having a fine time at tiken away from the gross incline.
vacant lots, will be explained by Prof.
is hoped by the management that there with which he won the champ.onship can make. Probably from 400 to 500 of the Fire Chiefs’ convention in that city. ! The average Mississippi valley farmer,
The chiefs are witnessing many demon after paying the cost o f operating his
The question of pure foods and pure may be a number o f grade herds enter With viitually only a few months' my bows are in use. I receive orders strations o f the latest firefighting in- farm and keeping his family, has noth-
practice and having this bow only a from England, Scotland, Australia, ventions.
drinks which are such a factor in the
i ig whatever left out of his Trop re
lives of every one, are given fullest
t irns. He’s been growing rich u|on
consideration by Mr. Brodie o f the de
the increase in the value o f his lard,
partment o f Chemestry.
not from the profits o f farming. The
The subject of social hygiene, which
Oregon Agricultural College: has care
is receiving so much emphasis through
fully compiled actual figures covering
D O Y O U K N O W W H O IS E X E R C I S I N G Y C U R P O L I T I C A L P R E R O G A T I V E S ?
out the country at the present time is
this proposition in the Willamette Val
The PRESS takes pleasure in announcing to its readers a very
This contest is to bring attention to the many public officials,
dealt with in a masterly way by Mr.
ley. Here they arc:
We believe i t will
Cummins o f the Oregon Social Hygiene unique contest, beginning today and closing Wednesday evening, to whom we have delegated our political duties.
The average farm o f 5 to 20 acres
Society. The staff carries a splendid September 10t!l.
prove interesting as «ell as being instructive.
has a gross income o f $1451, and a net
exhibit from the Social Hygiene Socic-
income of $852; the average 20 to 80
For the most complete and nearest correct list of all offices and the present holders whose author
ty, the Dairy and Food Commission,
I acre farm has a gross income o f $2474,
ity extends over Forest Grove, federal, state, county, city, etc., we will give a handsome dictionary,
The Oregon State Library Commission
and a net income o f $1511; the average
and the College
100 neatly printed visiting or business cards, and a two year subscription to the PRESS.
farm of 8o to 160 acres has a gross in
These lectures and demonstrations
come of $2970 ami a net income o f
For the second best list we will give 100 visit'ng or business cards and a one year subscription to
are free to everyone. The college au
$1762; the average farm o f 160 to 320
thorities and others interested in the
• acres has a gross income o f $3487 aril a
For the third best list we will give a one year subscription to the PRESS.
general welfare in this state and in our
net income o f $1908. That shows what
home city unite in urging the people of
^ farming is earning for the Willamette
given for your knowledge o f who represents you in the
this community to attend these lectures
Valley farmers, in net profit after
various departments o f this great republican government
and view the exhibits.
they've paid the expenses o f running
Following is the program:
Begin your list at once and mail it not later than Wednesday.
This Contest is Open to All - Professional men, business men, their farms and the cost o f providing
First day, Friday, September 5th.
September 10th. Send them in as early as possible.
teachers, women voters, bow near complete can you make this list? for their families, including the items
2:30 to 3:30 Explanation o f the work
All officers whether judicial, administrative or legislative, who Watch out, or some o f your children may prove themshlves better o f food, clothing, doctors' hills, educa
and 15 minute talks on:
tion and all the rest, with an allowance
have any authority in or represent Forest Grove, either in them posted. We do not expect to receive a single comple or correct list. of $60 a year for recreation anil amua-. -
Home D ecorati's, Mrs. Robbins.
P o r t Food l^ft ! «tion, J. D. Mickle. selves or thru subordinates, will bp entitled to a place on the list. If you make only a partial list, send it in anyway.
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