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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (June 1, 1916)
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AN IN D E PEN D E N T W EEKLY NEW SPAPER
Vol. 1, No. 21
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY. JUNE 1. 1916
PUBLIC HOMAGE TO
CIVIL WAR HEROES
$1.50 per Year
Tom m y" best, say he was one of |
the most charitable persons in
the community, doing much for
the unfortunate in his quiet way. i
He was a good neighbor, attend
ing to his own affairs and allow- i
ing others the same privilege. He
Pacific University announces a
was a m e m b e r of the local re-organization of i m p o r t a n t
Masonic lodge and when he real- courses at Forest Grove, including
ized that the end might come at
the work of the Conservatory of
any time, he request* d that or
ganization to have charge of the Music, with the selection of sev
fune al services, asking that his eral new teachers.
friend, Judge Hollis, say a few
The acting Director of the Con
words over his remains and that servatory will be Miss Wilma P.
, the body be cremated and the Waggener who is a graduate of
ashes buried in the lot he had Pacific University Conservatory
purchased in Forest View ceme- of Music and formerly acted in
tery. Services, in accordance with that position for cne year in the
his plans, were held at the Mason- absence of the retiring director,
ic Temple at 3 o'clock Tuesday Miss W’aggener is well knowd in
afternoon and yesterday morning the Northwest as a pianist and
a cornmiitee from the lodge, con- organ teacher of large ability,
sisting of J. W. Hughes, H. J. She has had the advantage of two
Goff, W’ . H. Hollis, C .O . Roe, A. trips to Germany, spending the
G. Hoffman, John Anderson a n d ; year each time in Berlin and
John Thornburgh, accompanied , studying piano and organ under
by A. B. Todd and J. S. Buxton. Alberto Jonas and Bernhard Irr-
took the r e m a i n s to Portland, gang. She was for three years in
where th*y were cremated. The | charge of the piano department at
ashes will be interred next Sun-, McMinnville College and for the
past four years has occupied a
similar position at Albany Col
lege where she also taught pipe
ELECTS NEW TEACHERS
The memory of the men w h o' in ho many places it was not
fell in the HtruKgle lor the prefer- turned into a gladsome holiday
vation of the United States of for mirth and joy.
America during the stormy days
The old soldiers are passing
of the early sjxt.es was ^fittingly
of history long
recalled in this city last Tuejday, jafter their names are forgotten,
when citizens of all creeds and
He reported that there was a
nations joined with the men of move on foot in many of the
the Grand Army and women of «tates to secure the passage of an
the Relief Corps in a patriotic o b - ' ac,t 1wh,lch would transfer the old
servance of Memorial Day.
! ^dier s pension to his widow
At 10 o ’clock citizens owning when he passed away. He was in
automobiles hauled the members ^ P * 8 such a law would be enact
or the G. A. R. and W. R. C. to ed' / ? r ' t wa? the. l e M t » n.at,on
the cemetery, where the ritualistic cou ^
show its graditude.
servic»*s of these kindred organiza- 1 Commander Butler thanked the
tions were enacted by the officers.1 citizens for their interest and sym-
The Forest Grove band donated pathy and also those who had
its services for the occasion and used their autos to carry the
pluyed appropriate numbers before soldiers and their ladies to the
and after the reading of the cemetery, the a u d i e n c e sang
“ America." R e v .
The memorial services were con nounced the benediction and th e :
ducted at the monument for the exercises were over.
Marsh Hall was crowded and
unknown dead and hundreds of
men and w o m e n outside the everybody appeared to enter into
Grand Army and women of the the spirit of the occasion with the
Relief Corps p »id close attention proper feeling.
First Presbyterian church of that
The memorial s e r m o n was
to the various numbers of the two
This play, usually considered
services. At the close of the ser I preached at the Congregational
! one of the cleverest and prettiest
Prof-Chapman, who retires from
vices the band marched back to church at .‘1 o ’clock Sunday after
of Shakt-speare’s comedies, is to the directorship of the Conserva-
the city and the veterans and noon by Rev. O. H. Holmes, who
be presented by the students of torp, strongly endorses Miss Wag-
members of the Corps were hauled
Pacific University, Monday even-1Rener for her new position. He
splendid address, during which he
back in autos.
June 5th. The play'has an ^
of her* She was a faithful
At 2 p. m. an excellent program
and talented student and gradu
was rendered at Marsh Hall.
mitting, it will be given on the ated with h o n o r . She has de
Prof. Bates of Pacific Univer- of the civil war. The church was
campus. If it rains, the veloped into a brilliant pianist,
sity welcomed the soldiers, mem- crowded to hear the address of
be staged in Marsh Hall, and is especially successful as an
bers of the Corps and public to \
ed with him as “ Uncle Tom m y,” T * e. students have worked very accompanist, to which many art
the hall and paid a high tribute to
At the invitation track meet at assed away at the home of Mrs. hard under the direction of Miss ists of fame will bear witness.
the memory of the fallen heroes,
Miss Waggener has also been a
Salem last Saturday P. U again
as well as the survivors.
i. B. Doane (with whom he has Bagstad. Special costumes have great success as a teacher with a
won third place
Willamette Uni made his home for some years) been secured for the occasion.
Commander Butler responded,
brilliant record behind her— I can
versity won first place again, with : just north of this city, last Satur
It is believed that all lovers of
thanking the s p e a k e r for his
congratulate any institution
McMinnville second. John Ire
hearty welcome and remarked land of P. U. won the mile race day morning, after a lingering ill Shakespeare will enjoy this pro which may be able to secure her
duction on this the tercentenary
that the old boys in blue were
services.” M i s s Waggener will
this time, however, creating the
this distinguished writer.
getting scarcer year by year and sensationof the day.
Deceased was born in Living
have charge of the piano depart
C ast of C h aracters
those still here were losing their
ston county, New York, March 11,
ment and her many friends of Ore-
Leon Logan gon
keenness of vision and were grow
1833, and when but fifteen years The D u k e ____
ing feeble, but they loved the old
of age began to shift for himself. Duke Frederick
prosper under her hands.
Stars and Stripes as much as they
In 1855 he migrated to California, Am iens..... ......... ...............Russell Morgan
The head of the Vocal depart
.... .................. Thayne Livesay
did during the strife of battle.
where he followed min ing for three Jaques
ment will be Mrs. Virginia Spen
He told the young people they
years. Meeting with but indiffer-
_____________ Irvin Turner cer Hutchinson, well known in
had many »Julies to perform. He
i ent success, he went to the Frazer O liver
Glenn Jack P °r^and as a contralto soloist,
hoped they would not forget the Harriet Benjamin Cheater A. Buell
River district, British Columbia,
teacher and singer in prominent
old soldiers when they were gone, Zela Buckingham Myrtle Clark
where he followed the same occu Adam ..... ............. ........._ ........Willis Cady churches. F o r t w o years she
but a greater duty was to teach Dorothy A. Joy
pation for a time and then came
Arthur C. Wahl
......... .................. Lester Jones studied in New York City under
the strangers c o m i n g to these Eugene Ixiving
j to Portland, near which place he Toucestone
Harold Reed The»xlo!e Bjorksten, A. A. Patton
shores what A m e r i c a n ideals Donald E. l.amh Frank C. Doane
| farmed for three years. He next
In New York,
Blair Paul and Signor Belari.
meant. He did not like hyphen
went to Lewistown, Mont., where
Mrs. Hutchinson was soloist in the
Ruth A. Patton
he engage»! in the buying and
Elizabeth I. Potwin Willis R. Hines
Church of the Good Shepherd. In
Prof. Bates invoked the divine Alice N. Ralston Elizabeth Johnson
selling of hay, later again trying Jaques de Boys .......... ........Max Reeher Portland she studied with Rose
C. Nelson Johnson his luck at mining near Warren, Rosalind............................. ......Alice Smith
blts-ingon the assemblage, after Irene Robinson
Celia .............. .................. . Marie Wells Coursen Reed and Kathleen Law
which Miss L u c y Buffum very
In 1886 he came back to
For two years Mrs. Hutch
Lois Ellen Tupper Julian Wilson Ryan i Idaho.
Phoebe ................... E 1 i za b e t h Briggs ler.
sweetly sang a patriotic song.
Irene Vanderberg Florence Thornburg Portland and worked in a flouring
inson was contralto soloist at the
Miss Aileen Hoffman played a
With the above-named young mill near w h e r e the town of
On account of the great expense First Presbyterian church and for
jiatriotic number on the piano |
. Oswego now stands. About 1888
the past four years occupied a
men and women as graduates, the
j he purchased 120 acres of land incurred in securing costumes, it similar position at the White
Commander Butler then sang: 1916 graduation exercises of the , west of this c i t y This land he will be necessary to charge 25c Temple. She has given concert
“ Dropping from the Ranks, One Forest Grove High School were I tilled and improved until it is admission, with 10c extra for re tours both in New England ancl
by One.” For a man of his years, _________________________
held at the Congregational _______
church now one of the most valuable served seats, which may be pur- j the Northwest where her work has
the commander has a clear, strong |M t Friday evening, the spacious farms in Washington county, corn- chased at Littler’s pharmacy.
brought the highest praise, both
voice an«l he was liberally ap-1
; prising more than four hundred
a singer and as a teacher.
plauded for his number.
j J cre8 * o f h i g h i y . c u U i v a t e d a n d
Pacific U n i v e r s i t y Mrs.
Col. Housdorf of Portland then and balcony being crowded to well-improved land.
will give, not only
delivered a very patriotic address, standing room.
By hard work and strict econ
private lessons, but will have
during the delivery of which he
The exercises opened with a de- omy deceased had become one of field, if past performances can be charge also of the normal course
recited, in brief, the history of the lightful number by the high school j the wealthiest men in the county, taken as a criterion,
in public school music, special
war from the beginning to Lee’s orchestra, after which the grad- owning, in addition to his farm,
The McMinnville huskies will classes in singing and work of the
surrender. He characterized it as uates and faculty marched from j considerable valuable paper, in- try to take the P. U. boys into Choral Union.
the most cruel war in history up the rear to the choir seats in the eluding stock in the Forest Grove camp.
The Violin department will be
period, for it was a war of front of the church, singing the i National bank, in which he was a and root. 10:30.
in charge of one of the most dis
is — b r o t h e r against processional as they came.
tinguished violinists in the North
father against son and
Mr. Todd had been ailing for
iiast Monday night the Odd west, who has substantially main-
Rev. R. E. Dunlap of the M.
neighbor against neighbor. While E. church delivered the invoca the past year and several times Fellows e l e c t e d _L. G. Morley
the northern s o l d i e r s suffered tion.
during the past four months it noble grand and Claude Davis ta‘necL^
an^L A 7ler’
many miseries in southern prison
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^!ra^ j n
pens and on battlefields, they
but, fortified by a strong consti
were not the only ones who suf
tution. he fought off death until
fered, for the wives, mothers and
Saturday morning, when he gave
Europe studying under the most
children left at home were in many
Mrs Crane, mother of Mrs. A. eminent instructors. He needs no
Fo r Ne
i- Y I e
M a I r up He
mgnrjgd ¡n ear]v |jfe>
cases destitute while the men were
E. Scott, who arrived the first of introduction to the people of Port-
down south fighting to maintain
The board of education has an but his wife died about fifteen j the week for a visit with her land and of Oregon,
a united country. He paid high nounced the names of teachers years ago without bearing hirji daughter, slipped on a polished ; The best testimony of the re-
tribute to the sacrifices made by
any children, so he leaves no floor yesterday and fell, breaking markable success of his n u m erou s
the women and children.
The who will be employed in the pub widow or offspring. H e leaves her left arm above the elbow,
pupils holding splendid positions
speaker some years ago made a lic schools during the ensuing three half-brothers, A. B. Tt dd,
Miss Gladys Todd, w h o is
visit to the south and he was year and most of them will re living in this city; Reuben Todd
is to be the policy of the
pleased to find little, if any, ani main. Miss Vara Stewart. Miss of Syracuse, N. Y.; William Todd teaching at Vancouver, W ash,
to give the very
mosity a m o n g the conf»*derate
of Chicago, and two half-sisters, attended the funeral of her uncle, highest service at the moderat»-
veterans t o w a r d the “ Yanks.”
Mrs. Louisa Buxton of Walla Thos. G. Todd, in this city Tues standard cost of the best college
Everywhere he was treated as an K. Hoyt, teacher of commerce in ! Walla Wash., and Mrs. Allie day.
conservatories o f t h e country.
honored guest. This day of days the high school, have not accept- Tracy of Saratoga Springs, N. Y
Tom Todd left Monday, on the This enables Pacific University to
was some recompense for the suf
Two other half-brothers have not steamer Bear for OakIan»i. Calif., offer the finest teaching service in
ferings endured by the old boys in places have been filled.
been heard from in years.
near which he has been offered a music at rates below those pre-
blue and he was glad to find that
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Those w h o k n e w
“ Uncle position.
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“As You Like It”
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