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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (April 6, 1916)
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W. C. T. 1. COLUMN
Published every Wednesday at Forest Grove, Oreirou.
W. C. Benfer, Editor and Publisher.
Mrs. K. B. Penfield, Editor
STAR ★ THEATER
J U S T O N E N IG H T
There came into our bunds re
cently a copy of "The Other Side
Prohibition,” an organ of the
THURSDAY, APRIL 6. 1916
National Brewers’ association and
by one Winton Wunder, in
N O T E S AND C O MME N T S
Cincinnati, Ohio. It was a won
Only T E N more registration Sounds like a chapter from the der. for after reading the first page ;
days. You better hurry.
! feud disricts of Kentucky, doesn’t on “ W hat’s the matter with Poor
Kansas?” we found so many lies
Villa may not be much of a it?
to the square inch that, fearful of
tighter, but he would sure stack PATRIOTISM AT
becoming innoculated, we read no
up well in a Marathon.
Every district deserves its Con As we chance to have from re
Don’t kick about the hot days ;
Wherever an incom liable sources some vital facts as
remember how you longed for
petent has been delegated to rep to Kansas, we give them here:
them about thirty days a g a
resent his fellows, more capable Kansas women have had municipal
And j u s t see how vegetation
are either profiting through suffrage since 1887, and full suf
thrives under the warming influ
his weakness or are too intent on frage since 1912; Kansas has only
ence of the sun’s rays.
t h e i r private advantages “ to two per cent of illiterates. It has
When you see an editor who is waste time on outside affairs.”
a prison population of only 740, of
If a community is ignorant of whom 40 per cent are non-resi
continually suggesting that his
town is not big enough for two its best interests, it is only because dents of the state; 28 counties did
newspapers, you have a right to those who know better are lazy or not have a jail prisoner during
1914; 12 counties have not called
assume that he wants his compet too selfish to alter conditions.
Therefore, a misfit legislator a jury case for many years; 48
itor to get out. Isn’t that atti
tude a little porkish? Of course, typifies the territory from which counties did not send a person to
people who have had things their he is elected and his constituents the penitentiary in 1914 and eight
counties have nc poor farms, be-
own way for a long time are liable must share his opprobrium.
Every voice is equal in a Re- cause they did not have any in
to be like spoiled children—when
they can’t have the moon they public. One man’s vote is as digent*; Kansas had but 14 child
are inclined to become peevish. powerful as another’s ; and be ren paupers cared for by the state
But they all manage to get over cause this is so, America can in 1914. There has just reached
never be greater than its judge us one more item of interest re
their peevishness in time.
ment at the polls.
garding “ poor" Kansas which we
A carelessly cast ballot is civic append:
The members of the National treason. Bad citizens menace a
“The general officers of the Kan
Association of Merchant Tailors, country as much as foreign foes. sas Woman's Christian Temper
in session at St. Louis during Feb Nations die at the heart, not in ance Union, representing the e x -1
ruary, passed resolutions c o n the trenches.
ecutive committee, met recently!
demning legislators and city coun-
It is just as important to extend in a commodious and convenient!
cilmer who appear at meetings of the power of America in times of room of the beautiful library at |
their respective bodies in any- peace as to defend it in hours of Wichita to receive from the ex-
Present REX BEACH’S Masterpiece
thing less stylish than frock coats, peril. Congress makes the laws, ecu tors, Hon. C. Q. Chandler of
This will go hard on some of the but we make Congress : a product Wichita and Hon T. L. Lind ley of
aspirants for legislative honors in never excels the capacity of the Medicine Lodge, with their attor- .
this county, if they get past the machine.
ney, Chester I. Long, ex-senator,
first barrier, commonly called the
W’e have no occasion to fear the residue of the estate be- Nine Reels of Gripping, Thrilling Adventure in the Panama Canal
for tomorrow if we fulfill our re queathed to the organization by Zone, said by many critics to be far Superior to that other Beach
sponsibilities today. W h e n we the late Dr. Henry Wisner of production, “The Spoilers.” The “Ne'er-Do-Well” ran two we**ks at
SEND 'EM AFTER VILLA
begin to fail in ourselves we have
Two factions of the town of fought the invader’s battle for Medicine L*>dge. Barber county, the Heileg, Portland, at 50c, 75c and $1 00, but you can see it at the
Kansas. All details connected Star for only
Turner, Marion county, indulged him.
with the settling of the estate had ! ^
in a pitched battle Saturday night
Armies, fleets and forts cannot
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and when quiet had been restored protect the state that do«s not been so thoroughly and carefully , 1
! considered that little time was r
three men were found to have respect itself.—Herbert Kaufman.
quired to sign the necessary pap
been seriously stabbed and two
ers. The total amount of the be
First in Field
dozen citizens were bruised and
The socialist party is ihe first quest is $23,165. the major part
bleeding. Knives, c l u b s a n d
which is in real estate securities
bricks were freely used in the to place in nomination its candi-
Barber county, where Dr. Wis
scrap. One faction was led by dates for president and vice-pres
lived for many years. Hon
the mayor and city council and ¡dent. This was done by means
ley has consented to
the other by the members of the of a referendum vote of mem-
Turner brass band. The
bers of the band had engaged a primary. T h o s e selected a r e
carnival company to give a carni Allen L. Benson, of Yonkers, New
the women of Kansas to enlarge
val for the benefit of the band York for president, and George R.
work and to realize some of
and when the city recorder de Kirkpatrick o f Newark, N ew
and hopes which for
manded the usual license ($3.00 Jersey for vice president.
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Oregon socialists met in Port
per day) the bandmen refused to
but which could not be brought to
It isn't necessary to read stars to know that TOWN
dig up. Then the mayor and land Friday and, after a three-day
BOOSTING P A Y S
IF EVERYBODY BOOSTS. THIS
some of the councilmen tried to convention,nominated the follow
OF THE BEST PLACES IN
stop the show and the fun started.
Secretary of State—E . L. Can
Councilman Lee Jeans spent Sun
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day in the city jail, charged with
stabbing R o b e r t Hunsaker, a
The boat wmy to boost is to PATRONIZE HOME
member of the band; but w is elect—J. E. Hosmer, of Silverton;
In common with a number of
TRADE and READ THE HOME PAPER
, other loca) busines8 men the man.
later released on bail. Mayor R, C J. Anderson, of Portland.
Dairy and Food Commissioner ager of the Express has deci(led
O. Thomas could not be found
D. McKinnon, of Eugene.
customers a bar
Sunday and it was believed he
Next Saturday is DOLLAR DAY in Forest
was hiding out in fear of bodily
Presidential Electors, five to gain offering next Saturday April
Grove and you can get a year’s subscription
harm. There has been bad blood elect—Max Burgholzer,
8th, designated by the Commer-
between these factions for two gene;F. C. Ramp, of Roseburg; cjai Club and Woman’s Club a s ,
to the Express for $1. Regular price $1.50
years and it has crept into the William Tipton, of Hillsboro; C. “ Dollar Day.’ On that date one
schools and churches to such a.i F\ Johnson and August Nikula, of ! little old dollar wifi be accepted at I
extent that their efficiency is al- A sto ria._____________
the Express office as the price of
most annulled. At last, accounts
We will insure your auto against a year's subscription to the E x-!
the sheriff of Marion county was fire, theft and collision. Hancock press, an eight-page weekly news
in c harge of the town of Turner. & Wiles.
paper. This price is for old as
For a short time only, in order to get my stock before the
well as new, subscribers. Those
public, I am offering eggs from my heavy-laying strain of Trap-
subscribers who have entered
nested Rose-Comb RHODE ISLAND REDS, at
their names, but not yet paid, can
on anything in the line of
get a receipt Saturday for a year’s
subscription for just one dollar,
You CAN buy eggs for less, but are they from trap-nested stock?
making a saving of 50c, or 33
As this rate holds but a short time, I would advise you to hurry.
White River Flour - $1.50 Bananas, doz
! per cent.
Pure White Flour - 1.50 Big Oranges, doz
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Have a good second-hand cam
Brown Beans, V /i lbs - .25 Other lines at reasonable prices
era that will take 8x10 or 5x7
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Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1679
Wednesday, April 12
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