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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1916)
Notice to Hop Pickers
3f f n r * 0t ( g r o u p l i x p r p o a
Published every Wednesday at Forest Grove, Oregon.
W . C. Benfer, Editor and Publisher.
Entered as second-class matter Jan. 12, 1916, at the postoffii
Oregon, under the A ct o f March 3, 1879
TH U RSD AY
Th e deer season is sometimes manager of the Express is willing
the undertaker’s busy season.
to sell it to any reputable firm
that wants to buy.
“ Blame Wilson for your mis
This, to the writer, is not near
fortunes and praise the republican
ly so reprehensible a practice as
party for your blessings,” is the
that o f taking money from the
slogan of the republican campaign
hardware dealers of Forest Grove
Kaiser Bill is more
and spending it with a Portland
generous— he generally gives God
plumbing supply house, as was
half the credit.
done by a member of the News-
Sam Gompers, for many years Times fam ily.
president o f the American Federa
If the clothing dealers of Forest
tion of Labor, is advising trade I Grove are going to assist the
unionists to vote against Candi News-Times bunch in maintain
date Hughes and Judge Ben Lind ing a newspaper monopoly, the
say of Denver, one o f Colorado's Express owes them nothing in the
most influential progressives, is i way of support, nor do the read
ers and friends of this paper.
T h e city council made a move
in the right direction in ordering
sidewalks replaced and repaired.
Where people are not able to put
in new walks, some arrangement
should be made to have the boards
nailed down, so they will not trip
people and break legs or arms.
Only thirty-four days to the
opening date o f the county fair.
See if you cannot bring some
thing interesting to place on ex
hibition and induce your neighbor
to do likewise. This is not a
Forest G rove enterprise alone,
but one in which every person in
the county should be interested.
D o your part
For the State Fair
cans strongly outnumber th e
All persons wishing to pick hops
L . M . Graham who j,
Americans do not
at the J W . Seavey hop y a rd ,, mg a Washington county
want war, and President Wilson,
- - - as
; r the
even if he has blundered in some will please sign up
getting our extra nn e grains and
diplomatic moves, in that regard possible as' w
an( j to add to his cohesion. VT
least, reflects the sentiment of j ^ c o n t i n u e to get them there j ers will bring the ex lJ S t,!
the nation. A vote against
untiiw e have a°full crew. Sheds G ^ h a m ’s office, he will soi?
would receive a tremendous ma- wilj ^ reserved for four or more and
I M U ST G E T T H E M
Imperial valley, California, a
fearsome desert within the mem
ory of most adults, has just ship
ped to the eastern markets a solid
train of 30 cars of cantaloupes,
all of one variety, says the P ort
land News. W ater did it. By
diverting the waters of the mighty
Colorado into the desert the Im
perial valley has been transformed
into a section as fertile as the
famed valley of the Nile.
On both sides of the . great d i
vide— the Rocky mountain rang
es— from Montana to the Gulf of
California, are thousands upon
thousands of acres of desert land
with possibilities as great as that
of the Imperial valley country,
under irrigation. Oregon has a
great share of these arid lands.
And billions of gallons of water,
sufficient to irrigate every one of
these acres, is trickling down the
slopes of the divide to be swept
away and lost in the waters of the
ocean, wiping out millions of dol
lars’ worth o f property on its way.
In conservation of its water lies
jo r it y . - M cM innville News-Re- pickers> not less. Do not ask it.
porter. (R ep.)
1 Where anyone signs up for four
; pickers and they do not all come,
F IR M N E S S A N D
their shed wiii be rejected unless
FO O LISH N E SS
Hughes’ we have plenty. W e do not want
Commenting on Mr.
a t t a c k s on president Wilson’s you to sign up with us unless you
are sure of coming. Pickers will
Mexican policy and his criticism
be paid $1.00 per hundred. Will
of the president’s refusal
pickers from Forest Grove
ognize Butcher Huerta as presi
dent o f Mexico, t h e Omaha
Very Truly Yours,
J. W . Seavey,
“ President Wilson refused to
C . Oglesby,
recognize a government resting on
murder and a ravished condition.
a n d i mSch ¿ ¡3 L ?“
Get your violin string .»
Store— the best^ ^
L y . F. G.
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He left the Mexican people free
Hops Look Good
P. E. & E. ELEC!
to continue their fight for liberty.
Ralph Oglesby, manager of the Lv. F. G.
Arr. Pt. L y . Pt.
An. P. t
If they have not the capacity to Seavey hop yards, was in town 6:35 a m 7:50
t7:15 *m 83
attain it that is no fault of his. Saturday and reports that he has t7:20 a m 8:45 t9:05
a m 1022
He has striven, in the main suc completed the last spraying of the t9:41 a m 1 1 :1 0 11:00 am 12:15
cessfully, to protect American vines and they are almost free 12:35 p m 1:50 2:15 Pm 33
3:20 t3:30 Pm 43
rights in Mexico and on the bor from lice. He is getting applica t 2 : 0 0
3:50 p m
5:05 5:40 Pm 73
der and yet avoid war. He may tions daily from would-be pickers t4:34 p m
5:55 t6:15 Pm 73
not have been so “ firm” as Mr. and expects to have no trouble in t 6 : 2 2 p m 7:45 8:00 pm 93
Hughes, or M r. Roosevelt would securing the 450 needed for the 9:35 p m 10:50 ssl:00 Pm
have been— not so “ firm” for ex harvest. M r. Oglesby expects to
as Sat &, Sunday
ample, as was Austria with Serbia. be able to secure 150 pickers from
The difference is that the Hughes- this section, which will necessi
Roosevelt-Austrian policy is the tate shipping about 300 from out
kind of policy that has precipi side the county, mostly from
tated the bloodiest war in history, Portland. Arrangements h a v e
with no wrongs righted and no been made with a Banks firm to
settlement yet in sight, while the maintain a general merchandise
Wilson policy has preserved the store at the yards and meat and
peace and has now brought to the fish wagons will come daily to | — T hru the Inland Empire
verge of settlement the serious ^ SUpp]y the pickers with provisions.
— Grand Canyon of Columbia
— A m erican Wonderlands
The harvest will probably start
between Mexico and the United about Sept. 10 and will last two
— G lacier a n d Yellowstone
States. The national guardsmen, weeks.
P a rk s
for whom Mr. Hughes is so sorry,
Round Trips at Low Fares Daily
Rev. Joseph Hoberg was at
are on the border, in is true. But
The interest shown by Forest
until Sept. 30 via the North Bank
Forest Grove recently and was
they are not engaged in war with
Road. Stopover where yoa like
G rove people in the Child Welfare
i surprised to see the fine church
15,000 000 people. Their mothers,
exhibit made here Thursday, Fri
the Methodists have at that place.
sisters, wives and sweethearts are
day and Saturday was not such as
North Bank Rail and 26 Boars Sail
He said that the first bell for that
not scanning the daily papers to
to greatly encourage the promot
on the ships o f De Luxe Service,
church was cast in Portland and
find their names in long columns |;
ers and this lack o f interest is
S. S. Northern Pacific and
it cost $100. He preached at
of the killed and wound, d
hard to understand. The exhibit
Great Northern, for
Forest Grove in the early '70’s
think that, on the whole, Amer-|
dealt with many phases of prob
SAN FRANCISCO KT°™ D $32.00
[cans' w iii' prefer' t h U p o lic y 'r f a" d T ? " y ht
lems that the state of Oregon
es in the town. “ That is really a From any Oregon Electric Ry. point
faces, problems that must be
Woodrow Wilson to the policy of
! modern church,
Ticket includes meala and berth
faced, sometime, by the taxpayers.
Francis Joseph, greatly though
The morally and m entally unfit
'a ^ er appeals to Mr. Hughes
must be taken care o f and their Am erica’s future industrial great- and
^r'cn^> Colonel Roose- C,hrch Wf then in the old days in
Sept. 24 to Oct. 8
numbers reduced or thè problem ness. In it, too, lies the most di v elt.’
| Minnville News-Reporter.
From Middle West to Willamette
will be greater year by year. rect solution of its immigration
H U N T E R ’S LIC E N SE S
Statistics show that the feeble problem.
I sell prepaid tickets.
There’s land for the
Eugene Register: Rev.
minded are increasing faster than landless man and a man for every J McCallum, who is known
at my farm, four miles northwest
J. E. FARM ER, Agent
tract o f manless land. T o bring one of the best jokesters in th e ! of Forest Grove, Ore., one light
Forest Grove, Ore.
them together is the question. city, says he has been licensed o I yellow Jersey cow, about five
C O N S IS T E N C Y
years old, wearing small bell.
W ho can furnish the answer?
Washington County Fair,
The Greedy Twins, who edit and
Owner may recover animal by
manage the paper down the street, N O T IN T H E
| paying feed and advertising bill.
Sept. 20 to 23, inclusive.
yesterday after the parson made
in the latest issue of that sheet, S E E D C A T A L O G U E S
R. O. Stevenson.
criticise newspapers which ask
Did you get a package of seeds
“ I got a hunting license today,” !
people to patronize home [ner' j from your representative in con
“ M ac,” and in reading it
chants and accept advertising gress ?
read, “ You may kill a
from out-of-town houses. As the
Those seeds are good for two
“ Go get a license and see
Express has done this very thing, kinds of flowers, the kind men
And the jolly par
an explanation is probably due tioned on the envelope and the
A T HOME
the readers o f this paper, if not kind your congressman cherishes.
spend it in Forest Grove, and you have a very good chance
Sure enough, upon examination,
o f seeing it again ; you may even handle it again. Even if
You like to see the first kind
| the hunting licenses issued by the
E very clothing dealer in Forest
you never see it again, some o f your neighbors will
™ ....! " d
contain, this distinct
Grove has been solicited to ad K
over your garden. H e has more
No matter whether you need groceries, clothing, shoes,
vertise in the Express. A ll of interest in the other variety, the sentence: “ You may kill a man.”
them have refused, at least three flower that is planted about this
saying they could not trace any time and is in full bloom on the ence: “ You may kill a man,” ap
pears in the upper left hand
beneficial results from the adver first Tuesday in Novem ber
tising they were doing in the call what science named it; he corner under the heading: “ Cau
other sheet and did not care to calls it the “ V o te .”
this advice is worth considering, fo r m any a town has been
make further useless expenditures.
A Story of Clean, Strong Men
I t ’s a valuable flower, t h e
promoted to the city class bv the patriotism o f its citizens m
One man volunteered the infor "V o te .” So the government ap-
Those who have read and ad-
refusing to send a w »v fo r things th ey could get at home.
mation that “ people don’ t believe propriates $10,000,000 annually to
Harold Bell W rignt’s stories
what they read in the News- keep it in bloom.
in the past should get and read
Tim es.” Asked to give the E x
latest western story, “ When a
Of course, you appreciate your
press a trial, he promised to do so
It is a fascinat
representative’s kindness in send Man s a Man.
plant is fully equipped fo r all classes o f jo b printing,
“ som etime.”
The “ sometime”
ing you those seeds. So does he, ing and gripping story of ranch
o f taste and judgem ent are employed and you can get abn®1
failed to materialize and when an
any kind o f stationery the most exa ctin g fan cy might era«-
for Y O U A R E T H E V O T E .— life in Arizona, carrying a very-
Gome and see.
opportunity to get advertising
from an outside clothing company
of wholesome philosophy.
¡«• tw PT v , '^ / ou th 'nk you have some reason fo r not
the.Ex.press, take your work to the other local
(T h e Lion Clothing Store of P ort Y E A . V E R I L Y !
W right does not make his story
hither will do more fo r Forest Grove than some pnnCni
lands presented itself, the ad was
There is one discordant note in people do impossible things, but
concern outside the city or county.
the Republican band wagon and everything he tells of them is in
T h e writer does not believe the that is the “ war” basso. It is go teresting and beneficial to the
merchants of Forest G rove would ing to cost the party many votes reader. Go to the Book Store,
refuse to sell Portland people mer- outside of Oregon, Here in Ore- buy the book ($1 35) and read it!
Went of the New I. o . O. F. HI«**
chandise and, as adverising space gon the Hughes-Fairbanks combi-
Hancock & Wiles have $25.000
is the publisher’s merchandise, the nation is strong because Republi -1 to loan on farms.
Forest Grovef O r«**
K eep Y o u r Money
WE’RE IN THE HOFFMAN BUILDING