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THURSDAY. JANUARY 8. 1914.
FOREST GROVE PRESS
—The P r e s s desires
Highway Through Mountain* of Nor* to secure a live correspondent in
way 3,715 Feet Above Sea Level.
every community in Washington
Iu some parts of the United Statue
the geographical conditions make the county. Send in your application
building and maintenance o f good at once.
roads almost an impossibility. To con
struct u w >d highway through certain
S ociety stationery of correct
sections o f the mountains Is a stu style and neat appearence may
pendous tusk. Put in many sections
be obtained from the P ress job
even short stretches of roads have been department.
• - V . V . W v . v . w . w . v . v . v . v . built at an enormous outluy o f money.
One of the most difficult roads to
V build—one that perhaps cost as much
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8 « as any other In the world—was con
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The“ A c id T est”
structed through the deep July snow
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creased salaries amounting
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A d v e r tisin g M an
A s Second Number of U. of O.
School Tuesday Evening
A s Result
Next Tuesday evening, January 13,
The U. S. Civil Service Commission Professor A. R. Sweetser, of the De
announces that a postoffice clerk exam partment of Biology at the University
ination will be held at Forest Grove, o f Oregon, will deliver a lecture at the
Oregon, on January 24, 1914.
Both | High School auditorium upon the sub
men and women will be admitted to ject, “ Some Microscopic Friends and
this and the age limits are from 18 to Foes.”
The position o f Assistant
This is the second number on the U.
Postmaster, salary $1000 per annum, | of O. Extension Course, being given in
will be filled as a result of the male Forest Grove under the auspices of the
clerk register resulting from this ex Public School, the Worn n’s Club and the
amination. The age limits for the po- Public Library, and gives promise of
aition of Assistant Postmaster are being an interesting discussion.
21 to 45 years Applicants should apply
Prof. Sweetser was formerly a mem
at once to the local Secretary, Board ber o f the faculty o f the Pacific Uni
o f Civil Service Examiners, at the For versity. Having been a resident of
est Grove, Ore. post office, or to the Oregon for many years he is entirely
Secretary, 11th Civil Service District, conversant with the problem o f civic
Seattle , Wash., for application blank improvement confronting the citizens
and full information.
of the state.
Teaching in Philippines
M illion D olla rs!
Don’ t fill a little job all
your life when you can so
easily move up in the world.
& b y U n d e r w o o d & U n d e rw o o d .
Frank Knight was in town from his
Nursery Stock, Rose Stock,
farm near Dilley Saturday. He said shrubbery, all kinds of trees.
that his son Fred who is teaching Apples trees $12.00 per hundred
school in the Philippines liked the cli From the best nursery in the
mate much better now than he did state. Guaranteed true to name.
when he first went there. The tern- j At the Forest Grove Greenhouse
perature in the section where he lives ' 4th Street and 5th Avenue South.
is, never registers below 80 degrees. 1 Phone 0116.
Roland Knight who formerly worked ;
for Hollis & Graham of this city at [
abstract .work is now in Portland doing
Convill W ill
The Business of This Place
Is to Raise Salaries
drifts upon Dyreskard pass, In Nor
way. This road is 3,715 feet above the
level of the sea, and the workmen were
compelled to dig through snow, soil
and rock iu order to make it passable.
In certain sections o f the United
States roads have been built through
the mountains, but In most instances
they are poor and impassable, espe n n n
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cially in severe weather.
The roads iu the mountains o f North
Carolina are perhaps the poorest, but B B
are being Improved. This section is B B
sparsely populated, and the Inhabitants B B
are no longer willing to put up with
the poor roads and live shut up in the
great mountains, frequently having
every approach to the nearest town cut
off by absolutely impassable roads.
NOW is the time (> mark the Cospan
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Clearance Sale Beginning Today
Boy»’ S h ir t s ...........................
1 lot of Men’s golf shirts
1 lot of Men’s golf and negli-
gee sh ir ts ................................ $ .73
Men’s Fine Hall Mark shirts
$1 value a t ...........................
This stock must move.
$1.75 value now .
H O SE
Children’s 25c values, now
Ladies’ 35c silk,
$ .12 1-2
G IN G H A M — 15c value now
New goods on the way
W O O L UNDERW EAR
Wednesday o f la^t week the County
Court cut the budget $80,949 39, mak
ing the amount o f the levy $298,081.96.
The tax rate this year is 20’ _ mills.
! City --------
Tax Levy 2 0 1-2 Mills
P u b licity
S t a t io n a r y E n g i n e e r
T e x t i l e M a n u f a c t u r in g
C i v i l E n g im
B u ild in g C o n t r a c to r
A r c h ite c t
C o n c r e te C o n a tru ct’n
P l u m b in g , S t e a m F itt’ g
M in e F o re m a n
M in e .S u p e r in t e n d e n t
S h o w - C a r d W r itin g
W in d o w T r im m in g
C o m m e r c i a l I llu s tr â t.
I n d u s t r ia l D e s i g n i n g
A r c h i t e c t u r a l D r a ft s .
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H a n k in g
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C i v i l S . r v l c . l H .H .n
“ Dad” Convill who was football
coach at Pacific University three years
ago and who has many friends in this
city has been chosen captain o f the
Multnomah football eleven for next
fall. He has been playing a star game j
for the club this year at the fullback
position. Before coming to the Pacific j
coast Convill played with Purdue and
This makes his
second year with Multnomah.
times has Forest Grove been well rep
resented on the club team. Several
years ago Arthur Downs known to all
the old scouts here as “ A rt” played a
stellar game for them at half back and
was one o f the best groundgainers the
club has ever had. “ Bud” James an
other lad who learned the game here
for years played fullback and won
many games by his trusty boot.
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POSTOFFICE CLERK EXAM. ILLUSTRATED LECTURE
TO BE HELD JAN. 24 BY PROFESSOR SWEETSER
Salary W ill Be Selected
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If we believe in mythology
Mrs. Cor Kliny: left a few
days ago for a visit with her we should say the god Hymen
was leaving his influence here
mother at Lewiston Idaho.
the holiday season Mr.
There was a large attendance
at the funeral o f Mrs. Henry Elmer Tompkins and Mrs. Ethel
Scott here Saturday morning as Tilden were united in wedlock
a testimony to her many friends. and Mr L. Coatney and Miss
Mabel Hoffman joined in the,
Mrs. Hanna Best who has ranks with the married last
been sick for sometime has been week.
taken to Portland by Mrs. Harry
Christmas eve Mrs. Eddy in j
charge of the public school here I
Mrs. Baker was a Portland had her pupils give a program in
shopper this week.
connection with a Christmas tree
Mrs.SCharles Wescott is very furnished them. George Oberg
ill at her home, no one permitted acted as Santa Claus.
to visit her except relatives.
A number of students went
Miss Grace McBurney and home for a few days during the
Wilbur Johnson, of this town, holicays.
were married at 12 o ’ clock on
New Year’s day. They were S The church held its regular
showered with rice and best1 communion services here Satur
wishes as they departed for Sea day and elected their officers for
side on their wedding trip. the ensuing year.
They will make their home here, j
Assistant Postmaster with $ 1 0 0 0
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Many other special Bargains
George C. Blower, a graduate o f the
University o f Ohio, has been appointed
College Extention Secretary o f Pacific
University. He is an experienced plat
form speaker and newspaper man.
Besides booking the college lectures he
will have charge o f publicity work.
— C arter in New Y ork Evoning Sun.
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