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FOREST GROVE, WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1914.
FLOODS CREA1EST PEOPLE 3000 STRONG
ATTEND BANK OPENING
IN SEVERAL YEARS
TO BE HELD JANUARY 30
Crowds from All Over Country
Fills and Culverts
Aw ay W ith
Delighted With Banking
Luncheon and Program
Dr. J. A . Baker, of Gaston,
W ants $ 2 0 0 and Booze
People from all over the county, 3000
strong, were here Thursday afternoon
and evening to attend the grand open
ing o f the First National Bank in this
Citizens o f this place, farmers o f
various sections, and folks from Dilley,
Big Cherry Groye Dam Goes Gaston, Banks, Cornelius and Hillsboro
Out Sunday Evening—Gaston flowed in and out o f the three-story
banking institution, and 1000 photos of
the bank made by Archie Bryant were
given out before more than a third of
the crowd of visitors had passed
Water has not reached such a high through the building on their tour of
mark in years, according to old timers, sight seeing and inspection, and every
as was registered Monday. No big body was delighted with the bank’s
damage has been done in the immediate new home.
President E. W. Haines. Cashier
vicinity o f Forest Grove, but it has
been estimated that the total loss over George W. Hancock and all o f the
the county will be from $15,000 to directors except Mr. Buxton, who was
unable to attend on account o f illness,
$ 20 , 000 .
A large bridge fill, 100 feet long, were present and received the visitors
over the Tualatin River on the Spring and showed them around.
In the rooms to be occupied by
Hill road washed out, and that highway
Pharmacy refreshments, grape
is blockaded to traffic. Culverts, small
bridges and fills all over the county juice, piping hot coffee and wafers
went out and travel has been greatly were served by Mesdames E. W.
Haines, John Templeton, George Han
Sunday evening one end o f the big cock; A. L. Sexton, and the Misses
dam at the Lovegren mill went out and Bessie H»pe, Margaret Hancock, Flor
it will take $3000 or $4000 to make re ence and Fay Templeton, and Ruth and
Don Templeton and
pairs, according to statements made Grace Haines.
this morning by Philip Lovegren to the Charles Hancock also assisted in the
P r e ss . He said that the water had work.
Walker’s Orchestra, with Mr. and Mrs.
not subsided sufficiently to begin the
Charles Walker, Raleigh Walker, Nick
work of reconstruction.
Trains were held up on the stub line Moore, Walter Sears and Charles Mc
from Patton to Cherry Grove from a Neil furnished delightful music during
washed out roadbed, but are now the whole time.
Among those present from Hillsboro
making the run.
Gales Creek boomed over its banks were President A. C. Shute and Cash
and the high water came up to the city ier Cal. Jack, o f the American Na
electric power house. The Dilley road j tional, and Ladd & Tilton, o f Portland,
between the long bridge and Webj were represented.
Bunking business was transferred
Hughes' was a regular canal, and a
from the Nixon building to the new
crossroad’s bridge went out.
A t Gaston Sunday morning water building Friday morning, and Earl
stood eighteen inches deep on the main Buxton, who has been assistant post
road and the railway roadbed washed master, is familiarizing himself with
away for 100 feet, but repairs were the work as assistant cashier.
LOVEGREN’S LOSS $5000
made in the night so as not to interfere
with train service.
Gus Gardner and Clyde Perry, the
mail carriers, have found
difficulty in getting around the circuits
because o f high waters and washed out
fills. The Jackson bridge south o f
In the Circuit Court at Hillsboro the
Hillsboro was buried by three feet o f past week several cases were disposed
of. In the divorce action o f James vs.
James, the plaintiff was given a decree,
and the defendant must pay $750 to her
at the rate of $25 per month.
In the divorce suit o f White vs.
White, the plaintiff was released from
the bonds o f matrimony.
In the case of Blakesley v r . Blakesley
Will Be Played by Famous and J. White vs. Minnie White decrees
McLaughlins of Porland
The case of Smock vs. Bailey was
taken under advisement.
and High School
sustained in the case of Morgan vs.
Columbia Elevator Company.
wise in Jacobson vs. Pubels.
Basketball fans of this city are
State cases were set for trial on the
promised one o f the best games that
follow ng dates:
they have seen in many moons next
Chickerous, January 19; Newharri,
Saturday when the famous McLaugh
January 20; Colfelt, January 21; Dona
lins o f Portland come to this city for a
hue, January 22; William Penny, Janu
game with the local High School boys
ary 23; Antone Christener, January 24.
in the Pacific University gymnasium.
Civic cases: Hillsboro Commercial
The McLaughlins are one o f the very
Bank vs. Wenstrom, January 28; El
fastest teams in the state and have got
more vs. o reKon Electric Railway Co.,
the angoras of many strong quintets
January 29; Howard vs. Phelps, Janu
in and out of Portland. Roscoe Vaughn,
ary 30; Lilly vs. Hiatt, January 31;
who played a star game with the local
Dennis vs. Hoyt, February 16; Ruther
scholars last year, is playing with the
ford vs. McCann, February 19; Nable
Rose City team, and he is but a sample
vs. Watrous, February 18; Heater vs.
o f their excellency. Everybody that
Cook & Clark, February 19.
has seen Vaughn in action, shooting
baskets, know that he is a winner, and
Canvases to Be Shown Here
his team mates are ditto.
Folks in this city who love art should
Enthusiasts o f the local boys need
not fear, however, but that the Forest avail themselves of the opportunity to
Grove High School will be in the battle see the exhibit of oil paintings, to be
from whistle to whistle. They are in given by Miss Inez Luce at the Ilogers
She has over fifty
direct line for the state championship City Library.
pictures, which will be shown, begin
among high schools.
They beat Newberg last Friday, and ning Tuesday, January 13, and lasting
Newberg two years ago won the state the rest o f the week. Scenes o f the
championship and last year ran a neck Oregon Coast, Eastern Oregon, and
and neck race for first honors. So it is pictures with a Forest Grove setting
up to the lovers o f the game and the 1 will be shown. Miss Luce has had the
friends o f the school to turn out en advantage o f instruction by some of
masse to cheer the High School team the most famus artists o f the brush.
This week her pictures are being
on to victory against the McLaughlins
at the P. U. gymnasium next Saturday shown at the home o f Thomas H.
Tongue, in Hillsboro.
night, January 10.
JAMES MUST PAY WIFE
$750 BY ORDER OF COURT
NERVE RACKING CONTEST
NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT
WET GOODS CAUSE
Marsh Memorial Hall
IN A U G U RA L OF P R E S.
C H A R LE S J. BU SH N ELL
Last evening the board o f directors
of the Commercial Club in their regular
monthly session sec the date for the
coming get to gether luncheon on Jan
uary 30. Committees on program, sale
o f tickets and luncheon were appointed
by Pres. Goff.
It was decided that the luncheon
tickets he sold for only 50 cents and a
special effort will be made to have a
large representation o f the farmers of
this section o f the county present at
A good part o f the meeting will be
taken up by impromptu discussion of
vital factors in the settlement o f For
est Grove and adjacent territory. All
are urged to attend the meeting and
lend their assistance in formulating a
definite campaign for development
The feed will be given in the K. P.
All Sections of Northwest Will Gather Here TRAIN REACHES BUXTON
O . (Special to the Press) —
Wednesday Next—Public Cordially
The first P. K. & N train to reach Bux
ton since the recent damaging rains
Invited to Attend
was Thursday morning. It is expected
Many prominent men from a'l over I Myers, A. B., ’99, President of the
the Northwest, old students and friends J Associate Alumni.
of Pacific University will be here j In behalf of the Faculty, Prof. F. C.
Wednesday, January 14, to attend the Taylor, A. B., o f Pacific University,
all day inaugural exercises of President Forest Grove.
Presentation of the President, Rev.
Charles Joseph Bushnell, the new Col
Luther Dyott, D. D , Pastor o f the
lege chief executive.
A special invitation is extended to First Congregational Church, Portland.
Address, President C. J. Bushnell,
everybody to attend all meetings and
citizens o f Forest Grove should turn Ph. D.
Music, “ Pacific University Song,
out en masse to hear the splendid ad
dresses that will be given by leading College Glee Club.
Benedictioh/Rcv. F. H. Geselbracht,
platform men and educators of the
Following is the entire Ph. D., Pastor o f the First Presbyterian
Recessional-—To Herrick Hall: In
inverse order o f the Prccessional.
10:00 A. m ., Marsh Hall.
President’ s Reception, Herrick Hall,
President C. J. Bushnell, Ph. D.,
Informal dinner for the invited guests
Invocation, Rev. J. J. Staub, D. D., at six o ’clock at the First Congrega
pastor o f the Sunnyside Congregational tional Church, under the auspices of
Music, vocal solo, Mrs. Pauline Miller- Forest Grove, President C. J. Bushnell,
Ph. D., presiding.
Symposium—Modern College Admin
“ College Trustees,” Hon. B. S.
“ The Student and His W ork,” Prof, Huntington, A. M., Portland.
N. F. Coleman, Reed College.
“ College Faculties,” Prof. W. M.
“ College Finances,” President E. H. Proctor, A. M., of Pacific University,
Todd, D. D., of the University o f Puget Forest Grove.
Sound, Tacoma, Washington.
“ College Fellowship,” President L.
“ College and University Extension,” W. Riley, D. D., of McMinnville Col
President P. L. Campbell, A B., of lege, McMinnville.
the University o f Oregon, Eugene.
"The Christian College,” Dr. G. H.
Benediction, Rev. J. B. Holmes, A. Patterson, ofj Wills nette University,
M., pastor o f the Christian Church, Salem.
Luncheon for the invited guests at
P. M., Marsh Hall.
Herrick Hall at 1:50 P. M.
Academic Prochssion, College Campus,
3:00 P. M.
Prof. Wm. G. Harrington, Marshal.
Order o f procession From Herrick
Hall to Marsh Hall: Instructors, pro
fessors, invited guests, members o f the
Board o f Trustees, speakers o f the
hour, Dr. Dyott and President Bushnell.
Inaugural Exercises, Marsh Hall, 2 p.m.
Hon. 3 . S. Huntington, A. M., Pres
ident o f the Board o f Trustees, pre
Hymn. "A m erica.”
Invocation, Rev. D. V. Poling, pastor
of the Pilgrim Congregational Church,
In behalf o f the Public Schools,
Hon. J. A. Churchill, State Superin
tendent o f Public Instruction, Salem.
In behalf o f the State Institutions of
Higher Education, President W, J.
Kerr, Sc. D., of the Oregon Agricul
tural College, Corvallis.
In behalf of the Independent Col
leges, President H. M. Crooks, A. B..
o f Albany College, Albany.
In behalf o f the Students, Clinton
Ostrander, T5, President o f the Student
In behalf o f the Alumni, Mrs. F. S.
Hon. E. W. Haines, member o f the
Board of Trustees, presiding.
Invocation, Rev. R. E. Dunlap, D.
D., pastor of the First Methodist
Episcopal Church, Forest Grove.
Music, violin solo, Prof. F. T. Chap
“ Religious Education,” President C.
S. Nash, D. D., of Pacific Theoligical
Seminary, Berkeley, California.
Address, "Cushing Eells; Pioneer
j Educator,” President S. B. L. Penrose,
D. D., o f Whitman College, of Walla
i Walla, Washington.
Music, College Glee Club.
Benediction, Rev. D T. Thomas, B.
P., Pastor o f the First Congregational
Church, Forest Grove.
Bonfire by the students at 9:30 on
N ote . — Entertainment will be pro
vided for all members of Collage Fac
ulties and other invited guests. Those
expecting to attend are requested to
notify Prof. Wm. M. Proctor, chair
man of the Inauguration Committee,
at Forest Grove, Oregon, not later than
Monday, January 12.
Academic costume will be worn by
speakers and members o f the faculties
represented. Caps and gowns may be
rented at the College by those desiring
to use them.
that the service will be extended as far
as Timber by Saturday but that it will
be ten days or more before any train
will be ready to run across the moun
tains into Tillamook.
Never before in the history of the
road has so much damage been caused
from washouts, and land slides are un
usually severe. There is little snow
in the hills, the distruction being caused
entirely by heavy rain several days
ago. The line is in bad condition, in
many places but as telegraph communi
cation has been disabled no definite
report can be obtained.
GETTING USED TO DRY
LAND AT COUNTY SEAT
LIQUOR HELD AT HILLSBORO
Through Forest Grove
If Dr. J. A. Baker, o f Gaston, wins
in a suit he has filed in the Circuit
Court against J. E. Reeves, o f Hills
boro, Washington County’s sheriff will
have to produce $200 and several
barrels o f booze which the M. D.
claims the official holds, and which he
refuses to give to the Gaston man.
Back in 1912 the citizens o f Gaston,
that is the dry element, became muchly
worked up over what they claimed wa*
a flagrant violation of the local opt ¡or
law. It was said that all one had to do
to obtain the stuff that made the cele
brated Wisconsin town famous was to
give the proper sign.
Along about this time one of Gov.
West’s men not Miss Fern Hobbs, in
this case made a quiet little investiga
tion at Gaston, and as a result Dr.
Baker was arrested and taken to Hills
boro, on an information sworn to by
S. S. Ellerton, the aforementioned
agent of West.
charged that Baker had violated the
local option law November 28, 1912.
Baker gave bonds o f $600 in the
Justice Court, and was afterward in
dicted by the Grand Jury,'nineteen in
dictments being returned against him.
He pleaded guilty on all the counts last
March, and on the first indictment was
fined $500. On the balance o f the in
dictments he was fineef ¿50 each, and
| he was also sentenced to thirty days in
the county jail, but was paroled on all
S the indictments except the first.
Baker claims the booze which Sheriff
| Reeves holds is worth $315, and he
either wants this amount, with $200
damages, or his liquor back. When
! his booze was brought through this city
on its way to Hillsboro, dry mouths o f
l wet people in this arid community
watered to see a four-horse load of
drinkables go through without stopping.
All is quiet along the Potomac, and
they do say that the citizens o f the
county are getting real used to having
the town dry, as far as the booze joints
are concerned. Promptly at midnight
on the last day o f December the merry
crowd of revelers, who were drinking
potions to the coming o f a new year,
reluctantly left their glasses and bottles
and filed out into the night.
Along about the 13th o f this month
the Supreme < ourt will pass on Circuit
Judge Campbell’s decision, and the five
men who have been dispensing joy
water in Hillsboro will rest on their William Kapple, Sr., and Partner
oars, so to speak, until the final ulti
Blew 1884 Quart Bottles
matum is given.
Ever since the special election to
in One Day
vote on the proposition to close the
saloons was first started, it is said that
many of the rural inhabitants living i:.
William Kapple, Sr., was in Forest
the Hillsboro community have made | Grove Tuesday trading with local mer
! dire threats of diverting their trade
He raised thirteen tons o f
from the county seat to a more salubri prunes this year and received six cents
ous town should the drys prevail, but it
> is also said that the merchants of the a pound, selling to a Dallas packing yi
j house, as did most o f the local growers
county seat have not as yet signified this year. Last year was a poor prune
their intention o f closing their doors season and he only got a crop o f three
along with the Tom and Jerry dispensers tons.
and retiring to gloomland.
Before coming to Oregon seven years
LOCAL MAN CHAMPION
OF U. S. AS GLASCBLOWER
ago Mr. Kapple lived at Streator,
Illinois, where he worked in a glass
That Mt. Hood was belching black factory blowing bottles for thirty-:.even
smoke from its crater Monday after years. While working in that factory
noon is the avowed statement o f a there he and his partner won the cham
group of spectators that gathered on pionship o f the United States by blow-
Pacific Avenue on that day. A score 1 log 157 dozen quart beer bottles in one
or more of citizens who watched the eight hour day.
Over in Germany and Italy, where
strange phenomena state that the thick
smoke puffed from the peak o f the Mr. Kapple worked for several years
mountain as from a factory smoke j before coming to America, it .s consid-
; ered a good day’s work for one man t®
stack and blew away to the north.
blow 450 bottles in a day. This is in
big contrast to the 1884 bottles that
Mr. Kapple and hia partner blew in ox»
The Washington County Teachers’ day. He aaya that the reason wljy
Association will hold ita next regular the old country man is more rugged ok a
meeting at Beaverton, Saturday, Jan rule than the American horn is because
uary 10. A very strong program has of the contented spirit, freedom fro n
been prepared for this meeting. M. S. worry and hurry which the Europe*u
Pittman, o f Monmouth, will lecture at has. Mr. Kapple would not go back t*
11 o’clock A. m . Prof. Sweetser, of the glass blowing business for fame or
Eugene, will lecture in the afternoon. money. He ia content to live with tvs
Parents and teachers are urgently re family on hia fruit farm on David's
quested to attend.
Say Mt. Hood Was Smoking