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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 28, 1916)
AN IN D E P E N D E N T W EEKLY NEW SPAPER
Voi. 1, No. 38
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT. 28. 1916
lows: Gale grange, 1st; Hillsboro
grange, 2d; Riverside (Dilley), 3d;
Washington, 4th and Bethany 5th.
All of them were good and some
showed artistic skill in arrange-
onto a hydrant and two others ment.
S. M. Chapman took first prize
carried the nozzle up a ladder and
dropped the nozzle over the top for individual farm display, with
H. T. Buxton s e c o n d
rung. No water was turned on.
Walker of this city also had a
Gaston ran first and went thru
good display of grains, vegetables
the various movements in 1:08
I and forage grasses, but did not
1-5. Cornelius beat this by six
' enter it as a whole.
O. S. Higby left Saturday ev
School Children’s Day
ening with a part of the display
Friday (School Children's day)j
from agricultural hall for Salem, |
was the record day for attendance
to be entered at the state fair as
during the fair. The schools of
. .. ,
. , a Washington county display L.
the county were well represented
4, J T *
and the fair „round, were filled M
“ ~ 20th with
THE COUNTY FAIR
O A l f T in
fs » T T \
COMES TO AN END
$1.50 per Year
With M a y o r Paterson and
I ho county fair gave its dying
Mertz, Wirtz. Todd
gasp about midnight Saturduy,
in their chairs, the
when the dance at the grounds
j city council met in adjourned ses
came to a close
sion at City Hall Monday night
As a fair, it wasn't to be com
to investigate the report of City
pared with former efforts, old-
Engineer Kirkwood that the new
timers say, and as a businers ven
sewer was not according to speci
ture it will not more than pay ex
p o se s. Country people are not
There is no claim by the con
satisfied and it will be next to im
tractors that the sewer is perfect,
possible to get many of them to
but th ey contend that if it is not,
attend another fair held IN town
is because the instructions of
The horse races were missed more
the city's representatives were
than the promoters expected and
followed in the construction. The
the “ novelty" sports substituted with a throntf of school children I,arL 0 „ C.T
(Continued on page Six)
city engineer claims the sewer
therefor were, in the main, rather and many parents and teachers.
leaks to excess, because of the
tame. Very few people care to The parade at 11 o ’clock was by |
A Brilliant Recital
see how slowly an auto can crawl. far the best and largest during
Above is a likeness of Miss failure of contractors to follow in
A large and enthusiastic aud
structions. The Elliott company
Firemen's day furnished some ex the fair. The Cornelius band led
ience was present at Marsh Hall Manche Irene Langley, Forest
citement, but there was not co m -! the parade f r o m t h e college
on Friday evening to hear the Grove’s candidate (on the demo- had in evidence more than a dozen
petition enough to make things1 campus, where the parade formed.
opening concert given by the new cratic ticket) for the state legisla- affidavits, from former employes
and city inspectors, stating that
r e a l l y interesting. Chidren'*' to the race track inside the fair
faculty of Pacific University Con- ture. While not a “ Webfoot” by
of inspectors were followed
day was the only big day as to grounds. The p a r a d e t h e n '»ervatory.
birth, Miss Langley has been a
in the portions of the sewer com
attendance and this netted very j circled the race track giving all
The opening number was the resident of Washington county
little at the gate. However, th e1 present an opportunity to see Beethoven F Major Sonata for for twenty-four years a n d is plained of. John Taylor, a for-
youngsters had a good time and the many pretty floats, autos and violin and piano, played by Prof, pretty much an Oregonian. She ; mer inspector, was present and
that is something. The livestock marching groups. T h e largest William Wallace Graham, head of is the only woman lawyer in ! stated that he did not understand
and farm exhibits were good as display was made by Dilley, school the violin department and Miss Washington county and has the : that sewer pipe was to be laid in
far as they went, but they were district No. 10. They had sev Wilma Waggener, dean and head r putation of being the equal in wet ditches without oakum, but
I it had been done.
eral pretty floats. Tigard, district of the piano department. The her profession of any of her male
After considerable discussion,
The exhibits in the women's No. 23, was also well represented. first m o v e m e n t , the allegro, colleagues. She was admitted to
Elliott offered to accept pay
department were more n arly full It must be said in behalf of this showed to good advantage Prof, practice law seven years ago,
than in any other department, school that they were ‘right there” Graham’s flawless technique and after studying for a number of for all but the 973 feet in dispute
unless it be the poultry show, and when it came to enthusiasm, too. wonderful tone. After the adagio, years with her father, the late W. and wait one year for his pay on
the disputed sewer, saying a year
the exhibits were very good.
During the races and other con- the audience held its breath a fuli M Langley. In partnership with
It is probable that the direct tests in the afternoon 1 igard lead minute before breaking into ap- her brother, Lotus L., of Portland, would prove that part of the sewer
ors are now convinced that it all other schools in a spontaneous plause. The Scherzo was an arl »he has taken part in some very I entirely serviceable. Councilman
would be futile to try to hold an display of “ pep." They gave tistic a piece of work as has ever1 important cases, both in Wash-1 ¡ “
other fair in this or any other city yells for “ Tigard” like they were been rendered in violin and piano ington and Multnomah counties,
with the entire system. Finally,
not equipped f o r horse-racing. very proud indeed of their school, duet.
always proving herself a lawyer
on motion of Councilman Mertz,
(And the Express editor hopes Their enthusiasm would have
The ever popular Legende of of good judgment and deep dis-
council voted unanimously to se
there will be more farmers on the done credit to the college students 1
Wienaswki made a tremendous cernment.
cure the services of R. E. Koon,
directorate for the next fair— and at a football game. The Cor
hit and the Scherzo of Van Goens
Another side of Miss Langley’s
who designed the system, to go
not so many four-flushing self- nelius, Kansas City, Centerville, j
was a triumph in artistic execu- makeup is probably not so well
the sewer with Engineer
Whitford, Union, Aloha-Huber, tion and proved Prof. Graham known to the men voters as her
Kirkwood and test the system.
The events pulled off after the Kinton. Watts, Gaston, Green to be a real artist on the violin.
record as an attorney and that is
Council will meet next Tuesday
Express went to press last week ----
Mrs. n Hutchinson
the vocal her club work. She is a valu- p v p n in a f W
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u ic n iiis u n of
o i me
t o h p a r th p rprw^ri-
also deserve special mention in department first appeared with able member of the Forest Grove
The hub and hub hose race was the parade.
two songs in German, “ Liebes Woman’s club and has contrib-
Wife and Mother Called
won by the Gaston company.
The School Fair
Schmerien” from R r n w n rind uted much to the success of the
Mrs. Henry Swanson passed
While s o m e of the schools Schubert’s “ Du bist die Ruh.” club; is a member of the Order of away at her home in this city at
Time 11 4-5 seconds. Cornelius
had not opened for the term, The latter selection especially the Eastern Star and of the Fleur 7 :30 last Saturday evening, of
The Rescue race was won by those which have opened were suited her melodious contralto de Lis club, a social organization, heart trouble, after a short illness,
represented and Hiteon, voice, every syllable being heard
C. H. Bryant of the Gaston fire well
And Miss Langley is something
Deceased was born i n South
department. Time 32 seconds. Tigard, Kinton, North Plains, distinctly and clearly. However, of a gypsy, too, for she loves Shields, England, Aug. 16, 1858,
Harry McKay of the Cornelius Kansas City, Watts, Whitford, it was the third number, “ Ah, nothing better than a tramp afield and was married to Henry Swan-
Centerville, Aloha-Huber, Dilley mon Fils,” from "La Prophete,” after the beautiful pheasant or son in 1877. In 1883 Mr. and
department won second prize.
T h e ladder-climbing contest and Forest Grove had booths in by Meyerbeer and .the “ Saluta- the high-flying mallard and wid- Mrs. Swanson came to America,
was won by M . H. Cotterlin of the school tent, with excellent ex tion of the Dawn” which showed Rcon and is an excejlent trap shot. ; taking up their home on a farm
a Saturday passes in
the Gaston team. Time 8 1-5 hibits of school work, manual the full strength and beauty of i^^m er Umi
, summer that 0,ic
she and her brother near in,s m y
seconds. J. R. Powell of Cornel- training work for the boys and her voice. Mrs. Hutchinson com- do not*
shoot a match,
generally ! Six children have been born to
domestic science and art for the pleted her program with three de- with the sister the winner.
ius won second prize.
| Mr. an« Mrs- Swanson, as fol-
The firemen’s free for all 100- girls. The Forest Grove schools lightful songs of somewhat lighter
A woman with such qualifica- lows: Elizabeth Swanson, Forest
yard dash was won by Ben Ward, j had the best in manual training, type, “ Two Roses” by Gilberte, tions— the keen wit of the lawyer, Grove; Edith Swanson. Portland;
of Gaston. Time 11 flat, which and the domestic art and science “ A Love Note” by Rogers and
feminine sympathy of the Lloyd Swanson (deceased); Henry
was good time. Clarence Lenne- pupils also made an excellent “ Day Break” by Sharpe.
;club woman and the healthy body Swanson, Portland; John Swan-
ville of Forest Grove won a close
The boys’ free for all, under 14
years of age 50-yard dash was
won by Walter Lenneville. Time
8 3-5 seconds.
Gerald Dec ius
won second prize.
The tug of war was the most
exciting contest of the afternoon.
While the Cornelius fire company
had the Gaston team bested a
good deal in weight, the two
teams held each other about even
for awhile, but the heavier Cor
nelius men finally wore their op
ponents out and won the contest.
The closing event was the New
York wet test, pulled off at 7:30
p. m., wherein a team of firemen
ran 100 yards with cart unreeled
150 feet of hose, took out the
middle section and replaced it
with another. While this was
going on two other firemen coupled
j The two solos by Miss Wrag- doors^w ould ^ e *' a V e d k ^ t o 800 (deceased) and Edgar Swan-
Frances Teresi, aged 14, of th e; jener were played with a great Washington county in the state son* Forest Grove. She leaves,
Tigard schools had
a big display deal of artistic finish. The beau- legislature At least that’s what besides her husband, one sister,
of needle and fancy work and had tiful Scherzo in C sharp Minor by hundreds of voters in Forest Grove Mrs. Phoebe Ward, of this city.
on exhibition a bedspread for Chopin was f o l l o w e d by the b e lie v e .------- --------------- j Deceased has been a member of
which she had been offered $95.00. “ Lark” by Glinka-Balakirew. In
Hughes Alliance Organized
the Christian church for some
The pupils of Miss Woodward’s the latter, Miss Waggener com-
After billing the town on Satur- years and her faith in Christ re-
kindergarten also had a nice dis bined brilliance of technique with day and again on Monday, the mained with her to the end
play in the school tent.
the exquisite delicacy of touch promoters of the local branch of
Funeral services were held at
characterizes her playing the Hughes Alliance succeeded in t h e family residence Monday
Among the best examples of art
and science dep irtment was a As the accompanist of the even getting two dozen voters to their afternoon at 2 o ’clock, Rev. R. L.
ing, Miss W’aggener played with
tatted American flag, made and that sympathy and feeling which meeting Monday night. Arthur Putnam officia ing, with singing
exhibited by Mrs. Jane Hilliere of helps much in the‘ success of a R. Moulton of Portland made an by a Quart*t from Pacific Uni-
and a solo by M,ss Sadte
address, after which officers for Horn brook
Pacific University is justly proud the the branch were elected, as
Here was also displayed a Nor
The remains were interred in
wegian child’s costume that had of its Conservatory and looks for follows: W. H. Hollis, chairman;
been in the family of Mrs Han ward to a very successful year.
Mrs. Charles Hines, vice chair
A D M IR E R .
Insurance Commissioner Har
man; C. T. Richardson, secretary;
son of Dilley for three hundred
vey Wells is sending out circulars,
Mrs. Mary Johnson departed H. R. Bernard, treasurer.
on the people to clean up
Monday for a visit with relatives
removing all rub-
Five of the granges of Wash at Oak Pine, Mont. Mrs. Carrie
to be held in Portland, Oct. 7th. bish that might cause combustion.
ington county were represented Ramsey takes Mrs. Johnson’s The alliance is open to all who ex- He suggests Oct. 9th, the anni-
with booths in agricultural hall. place as nurse for Mrs J. S. pect to support Mr. Hughes for versary of the burning of Chicago,
The prizes were awarded as fol- Thompson.
j as a good day for this work.