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A N IN D E P E N D E N T W E E K L Y
Vol. 1. No. 3
[he c ity
cou n cil
P aterson called
o rd e r
iast pointed city engineer under the
same contract as in the past.
R . C. Walker was re-appointed
ere present ex ce p t the o u tg o in g
light commissioner at $60.00 per
em ber, J. J. W irtz, and C o u n cil- month.
an M c C re a d y , the latter b ein g
S. G. Morgan continues as
lut o f the c ity .
chief engineer at the power plant,
T h e first business, a fter the at a salary of $85.00 per month,
id in g and a p p rov a l o f the m in - with Sam Ridgley and W. F.
tes o f the previou s m eetin g, was Stockman as assistants at $75.00
aring the rep ort o f T reasu rer each.
P. W. Watkins was appointed
P. W irtz. T h is rep ort sh ow ed
la t on January 1, 1915, th e g e n chief of police at $10.00 per month
ial fund c o n t a i e d $1,280.06, and, on his recommendation, El
hile a y e a r later it co n ta in ed mer Bennett was appointed night
349.99, a loss o f $930.07. W ith watchman at $50.00 per month.
he a m o u n t inh erited from th e
City Treasurer Wirtz was re
ear 1914, th e receip ts fo r the appointed light and water col
ear 1915 w ere $30,086.16 and lector.
le expenses were $29,736.26.
All appointments were con
by the council.
The treasurer’s report on special
ands is as follows:
The purchasing and printing
was authorized to se-
n hand Jan. 1, 1915.................$ 251.91
new books for the
lisbursements ....................... 1,054.09 treasurer and recorder and, it
having developed during the talk
................................ 3,053.10 about books, that the safe was
lisbursements .......................... 3,053.10
too small to hold the books need
1911 Street Imp. Fund—
the matter of having a vault
In hand Jan. 1, 1915.................
leceipts ................................... 6,662.67 for toe keeping of books and
isbursements........................... 6,205.00 records built in one corner of the
Balance on hand ................ 1,381.47 council chamber was discussed
1912 Street Imp. Fund—
and referred to the purchasing
■ n hand Jan. 1, 1915.................
H e ce ip ts .....................
1,546.65 committee for investigation as to
lis b u rse m e n ts ...........................
I Balance on hand .................
The mayor then offered for con
I 1913 Street Imp. Fund—
an ordinance fixing the
I n hand Jan. 1, 1915
waj Receipts .................................... 1,758.41 salaries of the mayor and mem
lisbursements .......................... 1,960.00 bers of thecouncil. The ordinance
Balance on hand..................... 250.49 provides a salary of $4.00 for the
hidil 1914 Street Imp. Fund—
X T Receipts ..................................... 4,766.46 j mayor and $3.00 for councilmen
................ 4,324.57 | for each regular monthly meeting;
441.87 | no pay for special meetings or for
Balance or. hand ................
ueitsuici reported about meetings not attended; also $2 50
.600 still due the street improve- per day and actual expenses for
ment funds. The report was ac councilmen who must leave the
cepted and ordered placed on file, city on city business. Council
io h t lt this Point a motion to adjourn man Coon was slightly opposed to
T evaded, Councilman-elect Nixon paying salaries to the officers
I ok the oath of office succeeding named, as he feared such a course
I J. Wirtz, and the new council might bring about a commission
fis called to order by the mayor, form of government, to which he
tfter rollcall, Mayor Paterson was opposed, because of placing
ggested the first thing in order, too much power in a few hands.
luld be the election of a presi Another councilman thought the
lt and Councilman Nixon nom- salary feature might induce better
ited Councilman Todd and the men to run for office than in the
It ter nominated Councilman past. On a vote being taken on
lar. The vote resulted 3 for first and second reading, all voted
^ ^ ^ d d and 2 for Hoar and the for- “ Aye,” Dr. Todd saying if he
concluded the salary feature was
‘j^ B r was declared elected.
'^ B tu le s of order were then adopt- bad he would vote against it at
I for the guidance of the council the next regular meeting, when
the mayor stated that he final action will be taken.
?ed the new council would be a
The matter of extending the
lie more expeditious than the power line to the trap factory was
in the transaction of business. referred to the light committee
re^Blayor Paterson then appointed for in v e s t i g a t i o n, after which
following committees for the council adjourned.
Streets and Public Property—
Election Judges and Clerks
tCready, Hoar and Coon,
The county court has selected
irehasing and Printing—Coon judges and clerks of election for
the county for 1916 and those for
finance— Mertz and McCready. Forest Grove and Gales Creek are
I ater, Light and Fire— Todd as follows:
Northeast Forest Grove— Day:
)rdinance— Hoar and Mertz.
J. W. Baldwin, Oliver C. Jackson,
[Health and Police— Nixon and judges; Allen Rice, E. B. Catch
ing, Chas. P. McCann, clerks.
j P. W, Watkins was appointed Night: H. T. Buxton, E. A. Dixon,
reet and water commissioner, at judges; Walter Roswurm, E. O.
dary of $75.00. per month.
Buxton, Arthur Shearer, clerks.
Bishop health officer at
Northwest Forest Grove— Day:
[-00 per month, with additional J. C . Clark, R. O. Stevenson,
ipensation during epidemics, if judges; Ray Giltner, W. H. Mc-
Eldowney, Merle M. Reder, clerks.
dbert Kirkwood was re-ap , Night: R. M . Taylor, E. S. Abra-
$1.50 per Year
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26. 1916
W h en
even in g, all m em bers
ham, judges; Vic Fuqua, Ed.
Davis, Ed. Dixon, clerks.
Southeast Forest Grove— Day:
L. S. Porter, John Wirtz, judges;
D . D. Bump, F. C. Starrett, C.
R. Morgan, clerks. Night: John
A man well known and highly
Ireland, John E. Railey, judges;
respected by the pioneers of
High School Pupil Called
Ben Whited, Loren Watkins,
Siegus M. Berthold, aged 16, Forest Grove passed away in
Robert Wirtz clerks.
son of Rev. and Mrs. Berthold of Portland last Saturday, when the
Southwest Forest Grove— D ay: Cornelius, died at the family home Grim Reaper summoned Isaac
A. G. Hoffman, Wm. J. M c in that town last Friday of heart Meier, aged 82, to his last reward.
Cready, jud^rs; Geo. Patterson. failure. Besides his father and
Deceased was one of the first
John Thornburg, Manche Langley mother, he leaves to mourn his merchants of Forest Grove and,
clerks. Night: A. E. Scott, J. C. untimely death, five sisters and although he has been a resident of
Latta, judges; M. S. Allen, Mai one brother.
Portland for the past forty years,
Deceased was a bright and he was in business in Forest Grove
colm Bean, E. R. Wirtz, clerks.
Gales Creek— D a y : J a m e s manly youth and great sorrow is fully ten years prior to going to
over his death by his mates in
Churchill, Nick Bothman, judges; j felt
the Forest Grove High School, as Portland. He at one time con-
J. R. Greenwood, J. W. M cRob- well as those who knew him at ducted a general merchandise
erts, Frances White, c l e r k s . Cornelius.
store where the Roe furniture store
Night: N. C. Lilly, J. E. Lewton,
Funeral services were held in now stands and later a drug store
. ^ .
judges; J. B. Bateman, Chas E. the German Lutheran church at
Potts, R. B. Lilly, clerks.
Cornelius Monday and quite a ™ the 8 tet of, th® J ? rB?t Grove
The pay is $3.00 per day and number of the pupils of the For- National bank. While he never
the first judge named is chair est Groqe High School attended became a merchant prince, he
1 out of resf ^ct to their late school- always made some money, much
man of the board.
of which he gave to charity. At
Miss Hesseltine Leaving
one time he is reputed to have
Miss Marjorie Hesseltine,daugh
owned 6,000 acres of school land
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hessel
in this state, but a financial de
tine of this citv, leaves tomorrow
A busy week: final exams began pression caused him to sacrifice
for Topeka, Kansas, where she yesterday, (Tuesday.)
practically all his lands. For
goes to take a course in music at
The Modern Language club held many years “ Uncle Ike” has con-
Washburn college. Miss Hessel a pleasant meeting Friday evening ducted a litlle bookstore in Pori-
tine will specialize on pipe organ at Herrick Hall.
land, where all the children who
and orchestra music and her
knew and loved him came to pur-
many friends in Forest Grove ex
and exchange books. Al-
pect her to give a good account of
herself in the Kansas institution. team is the strongest in years, our though he never married, he loved
She has for the past eighteen team won a 26-19 score on their children and their company gave
months been a student of Pacific own floor last Saturday, making him more pleasure than anything
University and her fellow-students
else unless it was the companion-
have given a number of social the third victory this season.
The initial numbers of the Ex- ship of brother Masons, for whom
functions in her honor during the
press won many pleas'ng compli-
held a high regard. He was
past ten days.
On Thursday evening, instead mentsfrom students and faculty
T a ^
of their regular program and busi members. We are glad to see this Holbrook lodge A. K & A M
ness meeting, the Kappa Delta new enterprise and wish the paper organized September 18th. 1860,
he esteemed by
girls gave a jubilee in honor of success. This town and vicinity f.nd s° h f h l y
„ .„ „ .j .
the members of that lodge thaton
Miss Hesseltine. Delicious lunch
newsDa Ders b
support two Dec. 27th, last, when the lodge
was served during the evening newspapers.
observed St. John’s Day, the
and each member wrote and
Rev. Dunlap, the Methodist members sent a man *to Portland
sealed a letter, which Miss Hes minister gave a most interesting to brinK Unc;e Ike to forest
seltine is to open, one a day, until ¡talk in chapel Friday on “ Source Grove for the ce|ebration. At
the supply is exhausted.
of low er as applied to leaders of
(¡me nothing serious appeared
Saturday evening Mrs. Yakel men. I he gist of the talk could
be w r o n g with him, although
and Miss Monroe gave a dinner be expressed in this single sen- be was noticed to be growing a
party in honor of Miss Hesseltine tence: “ 1 he price of success is su- ¡¡m e unsteady on his feet from a
at the Yakel home, those in at preme consecration.
general breaking down of the sys-
tendance being Lura Tamicsie, a
Since Puget Sound college went tern and his death may be attrib-
Kappa girl from Portland; Marie back on us, we are glad to have uted to the infirmities of age.
Wells, Margaret Marsh, Carrie received an offer from our °'d
Deceased was born in Germany
Senders, Helen Brunner, Emma I rival, Wdlamette U., to meet us amj his only known relative in
Craft, Donna Mack. Mrs. Hes in debate. 1 he men on our de- America is an uncle, said to live
seltine, Marjorie Hesseltine, Mrs. bate team will give a good ac- ¡n California
Yakel and Miss Monroe.
count of themselves. The news
, . . „
J of this offer was received with joy
|!e b o d y was brought to hor-
wp II m
Grove Monday and prepared
for burial by Undertaker J. S.
! the school.
Buxton and the funeral services
Ivan Donaldson was suddenly were held in the Forest Grove
called home last week on account
Mrs. Dora Emerson, assisted by of the unexpected death of his Undertaking company’s chapel
yesterday afternoon at 2 o ’clock.
Mrs. Alice Marshall, as ceremonial mother. The student body adopt
The funeral was under the auspices
marshal, last Friday evening in ed resolutions of condolence and of H dbrook lodge and the rites of
stalled the newly-elected officers ! forwarded same to his address at that order were enacted at the
Tillamook. His many friends in chapel and the grave, Senator
of Rosewood camp No. 3835,
Forest Grove as well as in college
Royal Neighbors of America, as sincerely sympathize with him in Hollis taking the leading part.
The High School Growing
Oracle— Mrs. Carrie Graham.
A special car has been chartered
Thirty-one new pupils began
Vice Oracle- Mrs. Mary Porter. to carry the crowd to McMinn attending the local high school
Chancellor— Mrs. Libbie Pot- ville to witness our victorious last Monday morning and two
team win another victory in bask
et ball. For years McMinnville new teachers were required to
Recorder— Mrs. Winnifred Al college has been our strongest look after the new-comers. Miss
rival. The P. .U. team this year Celia Hunkins, a graduate of
is one of the strongest in our his- Reed College, Portland, is a new
Receiver—Mrs. Nellie Ives.
tory. We believe they will win instructor in German and History,
Marshal— Mrs. Eula Shearer.
Inner Sentinel—Mrs. Lizzie Sap- from “ M e” and we are going along while William Hoyt of the Uni-
one hundred strong to see them versity of California teaches corn-
win. All friends in town are wel-, merce.
Outer Sentinel—Maude Perry. come to go in the “ special” that
Miss Bara Stewart, a graduate
care to see the supreme contest of of the Monmouth normal, is a
Physician -D r. Quentin Tucker. the season, if you make your res new teacher at the central build
Following the installation cere ervations in time. The train leaves ing, where she teaches the sixth
the S. P. depot Saturday evening,
monies, the ladies enjoyed a nice returning after the game. Phone grade.
The many Forest Grove friends
lunch and a social session that i “ Hap” Morgan for further in
Mrs. W. F. Schultz will be
breathed the spirit of fraternalism. formation .
pleased to learn that that most
Mrs. M. W. Patton was hostess
The Hillsboro High School estimable lady is recovering nicely
to the Young People’s Missionary basketball team defeated the Es- from an operation for goitre, per-
society of the M. E. church, on tacada team Saturday night, at former! at the Good Samaritan
Monday evening of this week. A Hillsboro, by a score of 28 to 12. hospital, Portland, Jan. 17th. At
)rogram, with Miss Edna Mills as After this game the Hillsboro sec- last reports, Mrs. Schultz was able
eader, was enjoyed by all mem ond team took on a team from to sit up a part of each day and
bers present. Light refreshments i North Plains and won by a score her ultimate recovery is only ¡
\ of 20 to 6 .)
| matter of time.
IS LAID TO REST
The Royal Neighbors