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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 14, 1916)
AN IN D E P E N D E N T W EEKLY NEW SPAPER
Voi. 1. No. 36
KOKEST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT. 14. 1916
Wants Fruits and Vegetables
for the County Fair
$1.50 per Year
Sewer Is Faulty
There is on exhibition in the
windows of the Goff hardware
store a fine display of grains and
grasses which L. M. Graham has
gatherer! and prepared for the
Washington county exhibit at the Gas Company Would Supply Us
state fair, which opens at Salem;
With Summer Fuel
Biff Show OpenH on College
8ept 26th. While the di.-play is j
one that would be a credit to any
About the most interesting fea
Campus at 10 A . M.
county in the state, so far as it ture of Tuesday night’s council
goes, it is deficient in fruits and meeting was a partial report on
vegetables and any growers w ho1 the new sanitary sewer, made by
The Forest Grove public schools
Washington County’s Third
can furnish either will be assisting1 City Engineer Kirkwood, who in
will begin next Monday, Septem
in advertising the county. The-e, formed the council, in reply to
Annual fair will open on the
ber 18th. The signs of the n< w
must reach Mr. Graham questions, that the work did not
new grounds, Pacific University
school year are in evidence in
Can you help? meet the specifications by far.
campus, at 10 o ’ clock next Wed
many quarters. Houses are filling
Mr Kirkwood said there were
nesday morning a n d present with families who have moved to
than 1200 feet of laterals
prospects are pood for a very town to avail themselves of the
that he could not recommend for
educational facilities to be found
acceptance; in a number of other
F a r m e r s , orchardists a n d here. Children’s faces are seen
Pacific University announces places there were bad leaks; there
dairymen promise large and ex upon the street with greater fre
several new teachers and re-or- was mud in the pipe in places;
quency, as the school population
ganization o f important courses seven o twelve flushtanks tested
cellent exhibits, the women o f
returns from vacation and sum
for the fall semester, beginning by him leaked »o badly they will
the county are taking a lively mer employment. Workmen are
not flush themselvts; several other
next Monday, Sept. 18.
interest and w ill have many good busy about the school buildings,
were pointed out by the
exhibits and an excellent pro placing them in order for the
The sentiment of coun
an entirely new corps o f teachers, in
gram o f s|K>rts and amusements year's work. And the teachers
no move on its part
has been provided by the com are already assembling to assume
was advisable until the contract
son, W. H., in this city last Fri and Musical Theory: Mrs. Virginia S. ors tried to turn the sewer over to
The Forest Grove and Cornel
The prelimina y teachers’ meet day. Deceased was born at Mer Hutchinson, head of Voice and Public city, so no action was taken.
ius bands will keep the merry ing will be held in the high school cer, Pa., May 20, 1835, and on
Becsuse they work Sundays and
makers in a pleasant mood and building Saturday. Registration April 6th. 1855, she was united in School music; Mr. Willard Wallace
Graham, head o f Violin and Orchestra; holidays without extra compensa
nothing b u t a spell o f b a d will occur Monday morning at 9 marriage with Thomas Law M c
weather can keep the fair from o ’clock, the pupils will be given Eldowney. After living f o r a and Mrs. Charles L. Walker, instructor tion, the three engineers at the
in piano and in musical training for light plant asked and were grant
being a success.
th< ir instructions and list of books time in Iowa, Nevada and Cali children.
ed, one at a time, a week’s vaca
The work o f moving the barns, needed and will then be dismissed fornia, M r. a n d
Under the direction o f Prof. Graham tion, on full pay.
sheds and pens for the livestock for the remainder of the forenoon, downey settled on a farm near it is proposed to develop a large and
H. W. Strong, representing the
is practically finished and there so that they may purchase their Hillsboro in 1871. Here they re strong orchestra, membership in which
Gas & Coke company,
will be better accomodations in ! books.
sided until 21 years ago, when is to be practically free to all who play stated that his company desired a
an orchestral instrument and desire the
this line than ever b e f o r e .
The teachers employed and the the husband passed away.
privilege o f training by this eminent franchise to sell gas for cooking
Electric light and water service grades or subjects to which they
Deceased was one of the most violinist and orchestral leader.
and heating purposes to the peo
is furnished free by the city and have been assigned are as follows: worthy of the pioneer women who
These teachers have all had wide ex ple of this city and presented for
tents for the various exhibits,
H. E. Inlow, City Superintend ’ assisted their husband» in making perience and splendid training under examination an ordinance his com
have been ordered.
homes in this state and was noted eminent teachers of the United States pany would like passed.
and Germany and bring to the work the
The tent for the dance, con
and wide for her hospitality most modern ideas o f musical teaching, company is piping gas from Port
Beatrice Kirkup, Supervisor of
ducted by the local band, will be
and acts of chanty.
insuring strong musical organizations land to Oregon City, Gresham
60 x 100 , with a good solid floor, Music.
at the college.
and intermediate points and is
Hazel Plympton, Supervi or of
the tent for the auto show is of
In the division o f Arts and Letters, now asking the county court for a
the following new teachers have been
the same size, the agricultural Art.
downey. of Forest Grove; E. L. elected: In History, Mrs. R. F. Clark; franchise to lay mains along the
High School: J. H. Pruett, prin
tent is 30x100, the domestic arts
McEldowney, of Amity, Ore ; T .
Shorthand and Typewriting, Miss highways of Washington county.
tent 30x60, the fnailtry and ju v cipal; Richard Abraham, mathe A. McEldowney of Monmouth, in
Daisy Leonard; in Biology, Prof. Will M r. Strong will again appear be
enile tents 40x80 each and there matics; Alice Cole, Latin and Ore.; F E. McEldowney, of Oak iam C. Handlin; and in Chemistry, Prof. fore the council at the October
will be 1,100 feet o f canvas fence English; Mary Cole, English and land, Cal., and S. J. and J. H. Paul M. Gilmer. Mrs. Clark, Prof. meeting.
Handlin and Prof. Gilmer have com
history; John A. Dopp, commerce
to enclose the grounds.
work for the Master’s Degree at
Month’s accumulation of bills
Following is the amusement and study supervision; Celia Hun j Wash.
Columbia and the University of Illinois. was allowed.
The two last-named men are athletic
program for the four days:
Some slight changes in the grade
Funeral Services w*re held at enthusiasts, training under some of the
Mills, domestic science and art;
Third street, at Pacific avenue,
Automobile and Portland Day
Anna Taylor, English; G. Ran
Wednesday, September 20, 1916. dolph Thomas, manual training
Monday and Tuesday. Sept 18 and
Dr. O H. Holmes officiating and
meters were ordered in
19, will be given to registration. On
the S. P. passenger and
Central School: G. E. Richards,
Wednesday morning. Sept. 20, at 10
10 o ’clock—Automobile Parade.
land and interred bt-s.de those of o ’ clock; the opening assembly will be freight depots, at the U. S. Livery
principal, 8A; Amy Pechin, 7A,
10:45 - Governor’s Address.
the husband, in Riverview ceme- held in Marsh hall, at which time the and the White House Cafe.
7B; Laura Bell. 6A, 6B; Margaret
new teachers will be introduced. Spe-
11:00—Best five-minute talk on Rodolph, 5A, 5B; Nan Miller, 4A, j tery.
The lighting committee was
1 cial music will be furnished and Presi
“ Why People Who Live in 4B; Edena Clarke, 3A, 3B; Jessie
dent Bushnell will give a brief address authorized to have fair grounds
on “ Pacific University and Christian and buildings wired and to fix
Oregon Should Use Oregon | Greer, 2A, 2B, IB.
Leadership,” reviewing the interesting rates for private concessions.
Lincoln School: Elsie I.athrop,
Products and Manufactured
early history o f the college under Pres
Water service was ordered for
ident Marsh and pointing out the qual
Goods— 1st Prize, 1 year’s principal, 8B, 7B; Opal Hyde, 6B,
ities and standards o f Christian leader the new Anderson block.
subscription Oregonian; 2nd
ship demanded by the times and pro
2A; Katherine Krafsic, 2B, 1A,
Property owners petitioned for
Prize, 1 year’s subscription! IB.
After being in the jury room duced by such standard Christian col a fire hydrant at corner of First
exactly thirty-three minutes, the leges as Pacific University.
Grad s in High School Building:
On Friday evening o f next week. : avenue and Sixth street and coun
jurors selec;ed to decide the guilt Sept.
22, beginning at 8 o ’clock, will be cil granted prayer.
Floy Norton, 2B, 1A, IB.
or innocence of Bennett Thomp given a special concert by the Conserv
Purchasing committee was au
1:00— Washington County Deal
Pupils living north of Pacific son, charged with the murder of atory faculty, free to the public, fol
ers 100 yard dash— 1st Prize, Avenue will attend Lincoln school Mrs. Helen Gore Jennings, at 8:18 lowed at 9 o ’clock by the annual fall thorized to purchase eighteen rub
if the grade to which they belong last evening brought in a verdict reception, to which the public is also ber coats and a leak-stopper for
100 cigars; 2nd, 50 cigars.
use of the fire department: also
1:45 — Automobile handkerchief is found there; if not, they will of guilty, having reached a de
The first preliminary meeting o f the two Pyrene extinguishers—one for
attend Central school.
Pupils cision on the first ballot
! orchestra will be held in Marsh hall on
race for men 1st, spotlight;! living south of Pacific Avenue and
Monday evening. Sept. 25, at 7:30. the light plant, the other for the
2nd, 5 gal. zerolene
west of Second street will attend
Whether you are sure you can join or city barn.
I tence Thompson tomorrow. Coun not. come and talk with Prof. Graham
2:30 — Automobile handkerchief ( Central school if the grade to
Kibbe Paving company writes
sel for Thompson says an appeal and let him explain his plans.
it will comply with request to re
race for Ladies; 1st robe, 2nd which they belong is found there; will be taken to the supreme court.
W’ rite for a new Conservatory bulle pair paving in near future.
if not, the Lincoln or Clark.
tin, just issued, giving complete state
Those living south of Pacific A v
Library board recommended re
o f the courses and expenses at
3:15—Slow 4 cylinder race for enue and east of Second street, nonchalant attitude all during the ment
of Mrs. J. E. Bailey
men or ladies; 1st 50 cigars, attend Clark school (High School trial, which required eight days,
and Geo. G. Hancock as members
McNamer Sells the Maid
building) if their grades are found but he paled perceptibly when the
2nd 25 cigars.
and council made appointments.
I verdict was announced.
John McNamer returned Tues
4:00— Slow 6 cylinder race; 1st
As predicted in last week’s Ex
Mrs. Jennings was killed with a
Portland News, 2nd box of
A called meeting of the Wom hammer as she slept in her home day from the Northwest racing press, Councilman Thornburgh
an’s club was held at the Congre near Tualatin on the night of May circuit, where he has been watch handed in his resignation. Same
ing his black mare, Tillamook
4:45 Ford start and stop race;' gational church last Monday, at ' 15th, this year, and Fred Rist- Maid, win races from some of the was accepted.
Recorder Marion Markham,who
1st barrel of flour, 2nd hand which time two new members ; man; a Portland auto driver, who (*raok pacers. The Maid was a
were admitted, Mrs. WhitVhouse, ; carried a man answering to Thom-
; is attending a Portland business
signal, 3rd inner tube
Miss Thatcher and Mrs. Benfer I son’s description to the Jennings 2:25 animal up to last week, when college, also resigned and both va
5:15 Auto rescue race for men; were appointed to work with the farm the night of the murder, was she jumped into the 2:15 class at cancies will probably be filled at
1st perculator, 2nd Umbrella. Commercial Club Lyceum Course killed in his own auto, presumably Centralia. After winning $350 an adjourned meeting, to be held
with the Maid, John got an offer
6:30 — Decorated auto parade; 1st, committee in boosting the coming to close his* mouth. Thompson is from J B. Ball of Seattle of $500 | at 8 o ’clock this evening.
charged with Ristman’s death.
kodak, 2nd bottle perfume,
for the animal and let her go, as
Sergeant Ray T. Williams and
Following are the names of the he does not consider himself rich bride arrived from Sacramento
Councilman H. B. Johnson will
3rd ladies hat.
I enough to support so expensive a Sunday for a visit w i t h the
Decorated vehicles; 1st pho leave in his auto next Sunday
Geo. W. Beal, Gaston; Daniel I luxury as a race horse. At Elma, eroorn s parents. Mr. and Mrs.
with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Latta of
nograph, 2nd fruit trees or
this city and Mr. and Mrs. Ches Deaville, Cornelius; E. L. Abbot, Wash, the Maid made a phenom E. E. Williams. Ray has been
ter Johnson of Portland,'bound Hillsboro; Allen Dilley, Dilley; enal showing gainst Indian Hal away from Forest Grove for eight
Decorated bicycles; 1st boy’s for Pendleton, to see the loundup. A. J. Roy, Hillsboro; W. E. Pegg, I and J. B., beating both of them years and he finds man} improve
Beaverton; Henry P. Roberts,
ments made during his absence.
tent, 2nd 5 lbs. candy.
An eleven-year-old daughter of Gaston; Paul Beck, Dilley; Mart
Mesdames Hunter, GofT,
Note: All automobiles en Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Beaman of
C. L. VanKoughnet has traded
in C. I^rson, Cedar Mill; John Winbigler and Roe gave a Silver
tered in races must be stock the Kansas City district was op Loftis, Hillsboro; O. C. Jackson, tea at the Congregational church his 1915 Maxwell for a 1917 model
erated on for appendicitis at the Forest Grove, and L. J. Rush- yesterday and, as a result, added of the same make, equipped with
$,.0 to the Working Society fund. electric lights and self starter.
Hillsboro hospital last night.
(Continued on page Seven)
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