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U . when he was a member are to sing at Camas, Washougal,
of the Gam m a Sigma aggregation. St. Helens, Vancouver, and prob-
Dean Clark of Pacific University , ably one or two other points.
J a m m a S i g m a B a n q u e t
was also called upon for an im
Those attending the Gamma
ke Thirteenth Annual Ban- promptu talk. He gave an in Sigma banquet in Portland last
| of the Gamma Sigma literary teresting talk in which he said he Friday evening report a grand
ty of Pacific University was was glad he was gaining the con time.
jlast Friday evening in Port- fidence and good will of the stu
It happened to come on dents «although this was his first
Patrick’s day and the evening year with the school. He said he
Mrs. K. B. Penfield, Editor
[ideal. A special train carried was especially delighted to hear a
Jamma Sigma men and their G am m a man reply in answer to a i A good audience greeted those
ito Portland. The train ar- phone call recently in these words, who took part in the program on
just in time for the theatre “ Oh! Is this you, Clark? W ell, Neal D ow ’s birthday, M onday,
at the Hippodrome, where how are you Clark, old boy?” March 20th in the Methodist
John Peters, brother to the ! vestry. The day was auspicious,
mber of old Gamma men
party. “ Rebecca of toastmaster and also a resident of j the sun shining brightly. The ex
brook Farm ” was the very Portland, spoke next. His talk ercises opened with the singing of
ng play presented by the was about the old days when he “ How Firm a Foundation,” Neal
Stock Com pany. The set- was striving for debate honors at , D ow ’s favorite hymn; reading of
as the old state of Maine, P . U . Levi Austin of Rainier, scripture and prayer by R ev. R.
thirty y e a r s ago. The was very unexpectedly called upon j E. Dunlap, pastor of the church;
England life of that time was at the last. He said it reminded Rev J. F. Ashley followed with
yed with an unique fresh- him of this story: The teacher an address dealing with the work
hat made it seem very real, was asking a boy in the geography of Neal Dow as a Prohibition
ading part was played with class what were the exports from leader and pioneer temperance
ome charm that one does Eastern Oregon. The boy evi- worker in Maine from 1831 to the
ily forget, this being acted dently had not studied his lesson, period w h e n a constitutional
iss Jane Urban who made a The teacher tried to help him. amendment was placed upon the
charming Rebecca, with all She said, “ Now just think. W hat statute books of the state in 1884.
inning vivacity and girlish i does that part of Oregon produce i That portion which dealt with
lsiveness. M r- Edward W ood- most of?” “ Oh! I know! Cattle!” 1 Neal D ow ’s work as mayor of
played the part of Adam “ Very good,” said the teacher. Portland was especially interest-
“ M r . Aladdin,” the wealthy “ Now what else?” “ Sheep,” said j ing-
lover that fell in love with the boy. “ That’s fine. Now can
M r. Isaacs followed with a solo
ca and finally won after you think of something else that j which would have been encored
g three years for Rebecca Eastern Oregon is famous for?” at any other time.
M rs. M a r c i 11 i o t gave some
w up. The Gamma Sigma The boy studied for a time but
enjoyed every minute of the could not think what it was. The recollections of attending a meet
One of the Gam m a men teacher then said. “ Now try to ing in the early 70's in Portland,
expressed the way all from think. It’s something that they M aine, addressed by Neal Dow,
c University enjoyed the make clothes out of. Now for in and of the enthusiasm he created
inment when he said, " I t stance, what is your coat made wherever he went; also recalling
three Jiours of solid bliss!” o f?” “ Pa’s pants,” he replied. the customs of those days when
urse there was more than this The toastmaster closed the pro everybody drank socially and wine
of his words, but that is gram with a few remarks in which and cake were served to visitors.
M rs. Penfield spoke of Neal
the sentiment of all the I he expressed the hope that the
new precedent started this year of Dow as she knew him, beginning
er the play the jolly party holding the annual banquet in with 1876 when he came to Spring-
d to the Hazelwood where Portland instead of Forest Grove field, M ass., to speak for thr
ntiful banquet feast was in would be followed in the years to newly organized W . C. T . U . of
that city with its seve.i charter
ess. W ith the aid of place come.
the merry party was soon
Immediately after the banquet members, giving incidents of his
Artistic menu cards o n ! the merry revelers boarded the coming to that city in the years
were embossed in Greek train awaiting nearby. It was a that lollowed, i n c l u d i n g one
Gamma Sigma, and con- late hour when the party reached memorable occasion in 1884 when
the list of speakers for the Forest Grove, but every one had John P. S t. John of Kansas was
g, were at each plate. The had a grand time. The affair was the prohibition nominee for Presi
at the Hazelwood was ex- a success in every way and the en dent, and Neal Dow and Frances
M any remarked about tire program had gone off with Willard appeared together on the
rompt way in which the clock-like precision and smooth platform of the city hall. In clos
ing M rs. Penfield repeated these
were served. The com - ness.
words of Henry Ward Beecher
us hall presented a pretty
“ Let us so live that what comes
with its subdued light, the
flowers and decorations of unable to attend. George Ras to us as bud may go to the next
the pretty gowns of the musen, the society president, has generation as blossom, and what
and the bright faces beam- not been well for some time and comes to us as blossom may go to
*th mirth. The merry ban- unable to attend. Those attend them, as fruit.”
singing of the “ Battle
s had plainly put the worry ing were:
the Republic,” led by
rain of college and business J- Austin
Pi of. Bates, was especially enthus
de for the time and had Barendnck
D r. Semones. who was to
way to a joyous abandon Bernards
have spoken of Neal D ow ’s Arm y
“ Grace Haines
life, was not able to be present.
speakers of the evening Donaldson
M rs. Burns gave an apprecia
ostly old P. U . men who Webb
tive talk on the character and
de good in the G am m a Taylor
work of Neal Dow followed by a
society. The toastmaster Logan
recitation by Carol Phillips, “ The
Frank Peters of Portland. Reeher
“ Give to the Winds
thy Fears” was sung in closing.
Hen of Portland was the Potts
M any thanks are due to the
aker called upon. H e re- Romig
local pastors and honorary mem
to the toast, “ M an y a
bers of the W . C. T . U . who
The gist of his talk is
helped so much to make our
pressed in this sentence, Parker
meeting a success.
“ Emma Craft
just one pang after an- Lester Jones
R . J a m e s Rasmusen, Jensvold
nt of the Senior class and
Salem, March 21— American Tele
>nt of the Gamma Sigma
phone & Telegraph Company doing im
the first semester, respond- Willard
portant and confidential work with
the toast, “ M om entum .” Dean Clark
representatives of army and navy to
Miss F. Benjamin perfect system o f communication un-
ief talk he told of the re- Fowler
i equalled by any other nation.
ork of the society, showing Chas. McNeill
I Harrisburg — Sommerville and Gor
e Gam m a men frequently
R. Frank Peter»
ham will erect garage on Pacific High-
:e lead in the different col- Levi Austin
He briefly re- A. C. Allen
Astoria—Twenty-five out of 30 in
dustries on lower Columbia in operation
the work of the past as John Peter»
| employing 10,000 men.
ed with the present, show-
Geo. W. Dafoe o f Detroit, Mich., is
t the society had not ret
opening new sawmill at Bandon.
ed from its old record of
This is the week of the Spring
Walker votes for a $2500 union high
cy, but had gained momen- vacation. Nearly all of the stud- school.
North Bend gets new depot, 20 by 40
th the years. Robert Im - ents from the outside have gone
Reedville, responded to an home and it is very quiet around
Commercial clubs and colleges are
ptu to ist in the absence the college,
becoming more useful in promoting
ther speaker. He gave an
The Glee club left M onday for flax industry.
ng talk on the good old days a trip down the Columbia. They
Eugene Chamber of Commerce unan-
W. C. T. U. COLUMN
imously adopts r e s o l u t i o n s opposing
proposed change in hours o f labor and
wages for women by the Oregon In
dustrial W e l f a r e Commission. E. J.
Adams said: “ Capital is being fright
ened away from Oregon by fool laws
Harrisburg— Six c a r l o a d s o f hops
shipped direct to London, England.
Oregon is reviving the fiax industry
and extending the mint industry.
St. Helens has a monthly payroll of
Eugene—C o n t r a c t let for school
house to cost $13,492.
St. Johns— E. H. Walkins erects 30
by 70 foot concrete creamery building.
Columbia beach, opposite Vancouver,
to be improved for summer resort.
Geo. L. Pervine of St. Johns, invent
or o f vacuum fire-place, wants to es
Million dollar ship building plant
planned for Linnton.
Allen & Lewis may locate jobbing
house at Bend.
New $30,000 business block started
Alaska-Pacific Fisheries Company to
make Portland home port for Alaska
Willamette Valley Southern Railway
Company increases its stock to $1,000,-
Towns on Willamette-Pacific prepare
for great celebration on opening of
road about August 1.
Russian contracts for 50,000,000 feet
o f Oregon spruce reported let on Coos
Springfield— Construction on $25,000
Methodist church to start soon.
Eugene — Elmira Lumber Company
Bandon will spend $40,000 improving
Hood River— Big Dee mill started op
erations March 20.
Seattle— James Gr i f f i t h s & Sons
charter 12 Japanese steamers for run
between Seattle and Vladivostok.
Marshfield— $10,000 show house to be
erected at once.
Cold storage plant planned for lower
Umpqua, cost about $7,000.
$1,250,000 building planned for Ore
gon City during 1916.
Christensens have re-opened logging
and sawmill operations on Neil Creek.
Outlook for mining in Baker County
during 1916 exceedingly bright.
Oregon City Manufacturing Company
adds 26 machines in garment depart
Hood River to have factory for
preparation of candied fruits.
Hancock & Wiles have $25,000
to loan on farms.
The Express prints butter wrap
pers with non-poisonous ink.
For Circuit Judge o f the Nineteenth
W. H. HOLLIS
1 am a candidate for nomination to
the office of Circuit Judge of the Nine
teenth Judicial District, composed of
the Counties of Tillamook and Wash
ington, subject to the Republican Pri
mary election to be held May 19th,
If nominated and elected I will ad
minister the business o f the courts of
this district justly, promptly and with
the least possible expense to the tax
Less litigation; less expense; less de
lay and more justice shall be my aim.
Your support is respectfully solicited.
For Circuit Judge
To the Republican Voter» o f Washing
I am a candidate for the Republican
nomination for Circuit Judge of the
Nineteenth Judicial District, compris
ing Washington and Tillamook Count i
at the May 19th, 1916, primaries.
G eo .
To the Voters o f the Republican Party
for Washington County
1 am a candidate for the nomination
for County Clerk, for the Primary
Election to be held May 19th, 1916;
have been chief deputy Couuty Clerk
for the past two terms, was born in
Washington County, am familiar with
the work of the office, and if nominated
and elected will during my *erm of of
fice attend to the duties thereof, exer
cising economy, and courtesy to the
H e n r y A . K u r a t l i .
To the Voters o f Washington County,
I hereby announce myself as a candi
date for the nomination on the Repub
lican ticket for sheriff in the primaries
of May 19th, 1916. If I am nominated
and elected I will, during my term of
office, conduct the said office honestly,
impartially, efficiently and economically
and for the best interests of the tax
payers of the county.
Dated at Hillsboro, Ore., this 28th
day o f February, 1916.
J. W . C o n n e ll .
i n a m « M g M » i i « » M « i r a ] r a a « « a i
J . C. A p p le g a t e
Deputy Sherif Announces
his Candidacy for
Primaries to be held May 19, 1916
If nominated a n d elected h e
pledges a strict observance o f his
duties and an economical admini
Notice to Taxpayers
Notice is hereby given that on Tues
day, February 15, 1916, the tax rolls
for the year 1915 will be opened for the
collection of taxes. The first half of
all taxes should be paid on or before
April 5th following, and the second
half on or before October 5th following.
Interest shall be charged and collected
at the rate of 1 per cent per month or
a fraction of a month until paid. “ In
terest at said rate applies to the first
half if not paid by April 5th, and to the
second half if not paid by October 5th.”
All taxes remaining unpaid on October
5th, shall become delinquent, and on
November 5th a penalty o f 5 per cent
will be charged and collected thereon
in addition to the interest provided
herein. Any day after the expiration
of six months after the taxes charged
against real property are delinquent,
the Sheriff shall have the right, and it
shall be his duty upon demand to make
out and issue certificates of delinquency
against such property. Certificates of
delinquency shall bear interest at the
rate o f 15 per cent. On or as soon as
practicable after October 5th, the tax
collector shall proceed to collect all
taxes levied against personal property,
and which shall have been unpaid, and
shall levy upon sufficient goods and
chattels o f delinquent taxpayers and
sell^ame to satisfy said tax, or said
Sheriff shall charge said personal prop
erty tax against real property and said
tax shall become a lien upon said prop
erty, and shall be enforced in the same
manner as other real estate tax liens.
J. E. REEVES,
Sheriff o f Washington County, Oregon.
By J. C. Applegate, Deputy.
C . H . L u sh am
W . H . H o l l is .
For State Representative
L. A. FERNSWOKTH
To the members o f the Republican
Party in Washington County:
I beg respectfully to solicit your con
sideration at the Republican Primaries
May 19, for the office o f state Repre
I favor uncompromising
economy, clean-cut, fewer laws, and I
shall place the public interests ahead
of politics. I shall work against un
necessary, frivolous a n d conflicting
laws, and 1 shall give my best efforts
to lightening the ever-increasing bur
den of taxation created by expenditures
out of proportion to increase in wealth
and actual needs.
L. A. Fernsworth.
R. B a g l e y .
Steam and Hot W a ter Heating
First Class Work Guaranteed.
Estimates Cheerfully Furnished.
S lio p w ilh tin r d n n a n d G o r d o n
F o r n a i Carola», O m i n a
I 'h o n f «
To the Voters of Washington county:
I am a candidate for the Republican
nomination for the office o f sheriff at
the Primary Election to be held May Forest Grove,
If nominated and elected, I will give
N .H O F F M A N
the protection o f my office to all per
sons and all classes alike ; I will con
Attorney At Law
duct my office in an economical way, as
near as possible ; with fair and court-
Patent Office Business Solicited
eoua treatment to the public.
Geo. G. Hancock.
Fnneral Directors and Embalmers