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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 14, 1916)
FOR COUNTY F I
(Continual from piige One)
Thursday, September 21.
10:00 Water fight on street; 1st
100 cigars, 2nd 1 dozen can
ned goods. Parade into Fair
race; 1st $25.00 cash, 2nd
1:00—Coupling contest; 1st $5.00
pair shoes, 2nd $.'1.50 pair
1:30—Hub and hub race; 1st 500
printed envelopes and letter
heads and $15.00 worth of
groceries, 2nd $10.00 worth
of dry goods.
2:15—Fireman’s rescue race; 1st
Stetson hat, 2nd hat.
3:00 ladder climbing contest;
1st $5.00 worth of groceries,
2nd fountain pen.
3:45 100 yard dash; 1st case of
canned goods, 2nd case of
4:30 Tug of war. Hanks and
Hillsboro; 1st box cigars; tug
of war, Dilley and North
Plains; 1st box cigars.
6:30—New York wet test; 1st
$50.00 cash, 2nd $25.00 cash.
School Children’s Day
3:00 3 horse relay race; 1st $15.
cash, 2nd 100 cigars, 3rd box
3:45 -Pony race; 1st $10.00 worth
of merchandise; 2nd raw hide
4:30 Ladies nail driving contest;
1st mission clock; 2nd 1 gal
lon of syrup.
There will be a band concert
and dancing every evening and all
exhibition tents will be open until
9 p. m.
Admission charges Single, 35c;
after 6. p. m., 25c; children, be
tween 9 and 14 years, 10c; season
tickets not transferable, $1; fam
ily ticket, good for entire family
one day, $1; auto admitted and
Attention, Odd Fellows
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Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Sept. 20 to 23, inclusive
Forest Grove Fair Grounds
(Only One Block from Railroad)
This Will Be a Great Exhibition
Washington lodge has bee n
notified that Brother F'rank E.
Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine, Poultry and Pet Stock,
THE PLIGHT OF THE TWINS
Vegetables, F'ruits, Grains, Grasses, Farm Machinery
Reed, grand conductor, represent
Automobiles, Flowers, Fancy Work, Plants,
ing the grand master, will visit
Pictures, Culinary and Household Articles
The Twins hh I in their Sanctum, as this lodge on Monday evening,
Doing Every Day! Watch for the Program!
cheerful as two mud pies. “ Now see Sept 18th. All members of the
See List of Special Prizes!
what you’ve did," quoth Aaron, “ with order are invited to come out and
your meddlesome lies; you done stirred
$2,000.00 in Premiums; $600,00 in Special Prizes
up that Squatter and made our few hear the grand master’s repre
Firemen’s Tournament !
Band Contests !
friends laugh; you sure deserve a medal sentative.
for invitinr of his gaff. We were doin’
well, Joe, until you lo*t your head (?), The members of the local R( -
but now it looks like well, sir; remem bekah lodge will give a program
Friday—School Children’s Day.
ber what he said? Called us public at the lodge room on the night of
mendicants; and nearly proved it, too! Oct. 4th in honor of the sixty-
The officers will be pleased to furnish you any
Holy smoking mackerel, ’twas a fool
move for you; I once looked the swell fifth anniversary of the Rebekah
•four hundred’ fairly in the face, but
Joseph P. Hurley, Pres.
R. W. Reder, Sec’y
now through the byways I toddle in dis Having put the subscription
grace. No more can 1 sing blithely of price of the Express down to
‘mansions in the skies, ’ since you awoke
the Squatter with your clumsy lies.
During September you can
will insure your auto against
Now I wish you’d leave me; go back to for new subscribers, the manage have the Forest Grove Express fire, We theft
and collision. Hancock
Minneap; go where you list, my evil ment want to treat present sub
Twin, you surely are a Yap. You say scribers fairly, so if those in ar (once a week) and W. J. Bryan’s
he runs the Lion ad? Oh, piffle, what’s rears will pay to date, they will Commoner (monthly) both one The person who left a pair of
the drff; go chase yourself around the
block or jump from yonder cliff ! We be given another year’s subscrip year for $1.50. This offer means nose glasses in Star Confectionery
I cash in advance.
can find them at this office. 34-tf
also have some ads. Twin, not run for tion for $1.00 additional.
Friday, September 22
11:00— Parade i n t o grounds;
School children and teachers o |
1:00 -Chicken catching contest
for boys; age limit 10 years.
1:30—Chicken catching contest
for girls; age limit 10 years.
2:00 -Penny scramble for boys;
age limit 7 years.
2:15—Penny scramble for girls;
age limit 7 years.
2:30- Tug of war, Hillsboro and
Forest Grove; 1st 5 gallons
2:45 Tug of war, Orenco, Scholls,
Reaverton, N o r t h Plains,
Ranks, Sherwood, Tualatin,
Gaston, Dilley and Cornelius;
1st 5 gallons ice cream.
3:30—Tug of war, all other small
er schools; 3 gallons of ice
4:00- Bicycle race; 1st electric
lamp, 2nd bicycle horn.
4.30— 50 yard foot race for girls;
1st kodak, 2nd box candy.
5:00- Nail driving contest for o
girls; 1st gold ring, 2nd foun
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Friday, Sept. 22 d
THE GREAT INCE TRIUMPH
Special Orchestra, Chorus and Effects,
Spectacle of the Age!
Saturday, September 23
10:30—Farmers’ parade, for best
horse-drawn float; 1st milk
stand and $10.00 worih of
nursery stock, 2nd $10.00
worth garden seeds, 3rd cross
F’inest driving team and bug
gy; 1st $10.00 worth of nur
sery stock, 2nd meerschaum
Finest single driver and bug
gy; 1st aluminum double boil
er, 2nd safety razor.
Finest saddle horse; 1st case
canned goods, 2nd fountain
1:00—Best 5 minute talk On ensi-
silage; 1st $10.00 cash, 2nd
2:00—100 yard foot race for farm
ers; 1st set of Rogers Bros.,
knives, forks and spoons, 2nd
Sterlac milk pail.
2:30—50 yard foot race for farm
ers’ wives; 1st $5.00 hat, 2nd
local good; when you lost your head on
that, Joe, you lost a block of wood.”
“ Now cease!” cried Joseph Puffedup,
fir splinters standing erect, “ tell me
what you do of my wooden head ex
pect? I own I made a blunder; pray
tell me who has not? But from off this
plane I’ll drive him, with gas and air
red-hot; pray am I not the champeen
spreader of the *con’? Do I not tote a
medal for bragging what I’ve done? I
am a mighty Booster, (but this secret
to you I’ll tell), I never boost a dam
thing unless it pays me well! Let’s
stop this profitless wrangling, Em, and
get our heads together; two heads beat
one, they say, though mine is wood and
yours is leather.” (Exit, singing “The
Tie that Binds.”
O. B. ZERVER.
Painted by Master Hands, in all Its
Prices the Same as in Portland—25c, 50c and 75c
ALL SEATS RESERVED
Music Composed by Schertzinger