¿Knrrsí (& xm t AN IN D E P E N D E N T W EEKLY NEW SPAPER Voi. 1, No. 40 FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY. OCT. 12. 1916 - $1.50 per Year »M SEWER SYTSEM NOT ACCEPTED that he claimed were either due to conditions beyond their con trol, such as the settling of the ground in a place or two, where Mark V. Weatherford of Al- they had to fill in, or to the poor The city council met in regular I bany, democratic and prohibition advice of the city’s inspectors session lust Tuesday evening with nominee for congress from this under the supervision of the city all members present except Coun district, addressed a fair-sized engineer. He w a s particularly cilman Wirtz. crowd at the M. E. church last hard on the city engineer, restat T h e chief business discussed Sunday, explaining the provisions ing what the company claimed was the matter of accepting or and probable effect of the amend before that some of the work rejecting the new sewer system. ment to the constitution of Ore complained of “ was not done ac The report on the proposed gas gon on the liquor question— cording to our way of doing the franchise was not ready. Thej known as the Brewers’ Amend work, but was done as the city First Church o f Christ, Scientist, now nearing completion, matter was discussed but action ! . . u iu ment. The amendment repeals Com er A Street and Pacific Avenue. all laws now in existence on the deferred till the called meeting , Photo by Bryant) He said that the com liquor question and gives the for Friday evening, October 13th.' ° n pany therefore was not responsible M r. H. W. Strong, representing i brewers almost unlimited rights^ if the work was not satisfactory and privileges. Mr. Weatherford, t b . Portland C w d C ok , c o n .-,, hb an(J (hat th a practicing attorney, in p«ny, » p r x n t and «p la in ed wouid not stand the re.pon.ibm .y. terprets the merit« k &> w a co o ld o g fuel, In hla rt.marlis he j r IuunLOJ o A i< 1 the vn im , 11C Last Saturday the P. U. team In the neighborhood of 200 terpret the law to mean that, so as well us the different phases of verely and closet! Pky*^ tbeir ^rst Kame when they members and friends of the For- '°ng a* liquor does not contain city engineer severe! the proposed franchise. Mayor I if we we nave have to to pro- pro- held tbe heavy Multnomah team est Grove M . E. church gathered" more than four percent of alcohol by saying that “ “ if Paterson said that, as the next tect our rig h ts-a s we surely win down to a score of ' * 6 to 0. * As ‘ ev- at the “ ‘ ‘ . parlors Tuesday (and ^ew beers contain that much), church city election is so near, he thought do— I promise you gentlemen ery ° ne knows, the Multnomah evening to celebrate the return by 11 0311 ^ so,d by the manufactur- it would be a good plan to put the that we will show up the engineer Amateur Athletic club team is al- the Oregon conference of Pastor er (through agents) anywhere in matter of granting the franchise riu h f “ H o HiH nnt « if Hmi/n h n f ways considered one of the strong- R. E. Dunlap for another year. | the state to “ any persons or in- up to the people. walked to the d ^ r . M o w e d h . « « 1» "«r th w «t. If not M r,. M. Stephen™ , past ■ presi- • 1 dividuals,” " ‘ which definition in- Messrs. Elliott and Scoggins of the strongest. The Portland game dent of the Aid Socfety, was eludes minors, as well as adult Mr. Elliott, leaving the scene the PHliott Construction company, was witnessed by a goodly num- master of ceremonies and the e x -; drunkards and idiots. The speaker the unmistakable mood of men the sewer contractors, were pres who had their minds made up be- ber of P. U. fans, who yflled ercises opened by a prayer by ^ ¡d the proposed amendment ent to press their claims. They H. N . Robinson would bring conditions a hundred >ond being influenced by further lustiiy for “ Old Pacific.” The Rev. Chandler were evidently not in a concil discussion. It was meant as the game was, as the Oregonian stat- delivered an address of welcome,, times worse than existed under iatory mood and meant business. final effort for a peaceful settle ed, “ a hard fought game from the in which he reviewed some of the i the license system which the peo- Mr. Elliott first spoke. He talked first.” They were not expecting reasons why the members were pie had voted out of existence, ment with the city. plain indeed and wasted no words what they got. Four of the Mult- so pleased to have Rev. Dunlap The amendment carries a re- The discussion then centered in stating the company's position noinah men ‘ were disabled and returned. He mentioned, among pealing clau e, which repeals all around the matter of a law suit. in regard to the way the city of i they had to put in four new men other things, that but one other state laws and city ordinances in After considerable discussion the Forest Grove had held up the conflict with its provisions. council finally instructed the city during the game. No substitutes'church in the district (Salem) settli^hent of the contract. He The speaker did not once men engineer to go over the repairs were used by Pacific. The heavy stood higher in finances and mem said it had been nearly a year tion the fact that he was a can- line and backfield expected to bership than the Forest Grove made by the company at the re- since the work had been begun i didate for congress, which is so quest of Mr. K ^ a n d Engineer j u'ar holas in the Pacific line- but ch“ rch" ^ , and nearly three months since the Rev. Dunlap, in his reply, in- unlike the average candidate as Kirkwood, at once, and when he they came near meeting their last of the digging had been com match when they got up against dicated that he was as glad to re -1 to deserve special mention, was ready for their personal in pleted, or since the system was this year's team from Pacific . 1 main as the members of the flock i spection every man on the council Pioneers Will Organize practically ready as it had only. .. .. . . . for With thrill-producing plunges and were to have him. been minor details that they had L. v . . , Thos E Isaacs sane a solo At a meetin* of Pioneers of them selves* THe motion included f° r" ard P3* * * t0 combat, the M. Mrs. Dopp gave several selections Washington county, held in Hills- been finishing up since. His talk a called meeting for Friday night, A. A . C. team was only able to from the writings of James Whit- boro last; Thursday, W. N Bar- was brief, but to the point and it at which time they would try to make one lone touchdown. Mult was evident that he was hiding comb Riley and Miss Crmft f a y - 1 ? ' tba t E W ~Hames decide whether or not to accept nomah relied upon old-style foot and Ira Purdin of this city were his real feelings by sheer will. In ored the audience with several ball only. This year Pacific has the system, as the final decision elected a committee to draft a closing his remarks he explained , . . . , was clearly in favor of a setlle- one of the heaviest and most violin solos. that they were now held up in the I . , V .. . , A fine lap lunch followed the constitution and by-laws for the . . ,. ... i __ • ment of the matter out of cou rt,. promising teams in years and they , , , work of flushing out the remain- .f a Jate hour expect to also give Willamette a program and the company spent proposed organization, which will take in persons who have resided ing sections of the sewer that the when‘ the ¿neeti adjourned but surPrise- When that is done an the remainder of the evening visit- in Washington county since 1876. city engineer had complained of c ounci|man Coon had ]eft ear| v 'old score will have been settled ing and getting better acquainted. Two hundred and thirty pioneer in his recent report, by the lack in the evening, evidently tired o f , make the hearts* of a ll 1 It was a deserved tribute to one citizens registered for member of water, owing to the break in happy and ola P. U. will once of the most popular ministers in the wrangling. ship. W. N. Barrett presided the city water system, a thing for j more be “ on the map” right, the Salem conference. and when his committee is ready which the city could not hold j Under the able and encouraging to report he will call another them responsible, and stated in a leadership of Lucas, U »j j m l leau ersm p ui i.uca: the new cap- meeting. positive way that the company Here liext 1 uesoäy ■ tain of the football team, together insisted uj>on definite action of Woman’ s Club Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 10:00 a. with the systematic drill of the Forest Grove music-lovers will some kind by the city council— m the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. new coaches, Professor Handlin, The Forest Grove Woman’s either the acceptance or rejection j C. A. will hold a joint meeting in coach, and Professor Gilmer, as i enjoy a feast tomorrow (Friday) club held its first regular meeting of the sewer system; and threat the college chapel, which will be sistant coach, both experienced evening if they go to Marsh Hall, | of the club year at the Congre ened “ to protect our own rights” , addressed by Rev. Frank Knight men who thoroughly understand where Miss Helen Calbreath, pian gational church parlors Monday if the city failed to take feme Sanders of New York City. Dr. the work, the outlook for this ist; Miss E v e l e n e Calbreath, afternoon with a very good at mezzo soprano, and Mr. William definite action at once. 1 his was Sanders has had wide and varied season is bright. Wallace Graham, violinist, will, tendance. . , There _ . , was music, „ the followed by a warm argument experience and the Associations The schedule of games is not give a musical program of unusual! President Mary Fain- that became more heated as it feel that they are fortunate in yet made out. Probably no game merjt ham, which were very cordial and progressed, the principals being securing him as a Speaker. He will be played next Saturday. Miss Helen Calbreath is a grad- full of interest to the members. Councilman McCready on on the the was born ¡n Ceylon and after- The schedule will be announced in _ uate of Peabody Institute. Nash- ,0 ! ,Pres'de" t one side with Councilman Coon wards returned there as an in- these columns next week. The ville, Tenn., was Dean of Wil- f° l o “ 'lKl a" d f 0" '« 1 a c 'ost‘ ^ n<l and City Engineer Kirkwood on structor in Jaffna College. He is present lineup is follows lamette U n i v e r s i t y in !906; of fellowship between that officer the other side. The city engineer a graduate of Rippon College and A. Jones, R. E. L.; Walker, R. T. studied in Berlin in 1907 and a" d ‘ he membe" - ^h e members came in for a severe gruelling, received the degree of Ph. D. j U.; Barendrick._R._G._L.; Smith, traveled Europe in concert with 0 « ec“ t,ve board had charee while Councilman Coon took his from Yale University. He was C ; Romig; L. G. R .; Livesay. L Alberto Jonas in 1908. of th? mcetln8- part. Mr. Elliott got to his feet for fOUr years Dean of Yale T. R .; L. Jones, L. E. R.; Fowler, Q.; Lucas, L H. R. and captain; Miss Evelene Calbreath studied ; Football Next Saturday two or three times more adding Divinity School, three years sec- Irle, R . H. L.; Stanley, F. in Berlin in 1907-8; in London in The first football game of the to the argument that centered retary of the Congregational Pub- George Kasmusen was elected 1909 and for the past five years season, for this city, will be fought around the city engineer’s part in 1 fishing Society, six years Presi- manager of the team this season has been a student of F. X . Arens out between the Forest Grove the sewer controversy. Mr. Scog- j dent of W a s h b u r n College, The orchestra organized at the and teaching in New York City. High and Newberg High on P. U. gins then got up and emphasized Topeka, Kan., and since 1914 di- College under the direction of Mr. Graham is the head of the field next Saturday, at 3 p. m. what his associate had said in 1 rector of the Board of Missionary William Wallace Graham held its violin conservatory at Pacific Uni- Newberg is coming strong, but even more plain language, his Preparation of New York City, first rehearsal last Monday even versity and is one of the most the local gladiators are undis- words burning with cutting sar- He is the author of a number of ing with sixteen members en finished violin artists in the North- mayed and promise to give a good casm, aimed at the council in gen- Bible texts. The people of Forest rolled. A great deal of enthus- west. This is an opportunity for account of themselves. Admis- eral and the city engineer in par Grove are cordially invited to hear him. iasm was shown and a good re- local people to hear some high sion will be two-bits. ticular. It was plain that it was hearsal was the result. It is hoped class music at popular prices. A report was received here the , difficult to hide the tempest that .. William Dickson, for the past avail them them- -1 Mr and Mrg M s Aj,en and thrpe yeafg a resjdent Qf ^ ¡ 3 cjty> seemed to be raging within. He first of the week that a baby boy that many more wnl Congressional Candidate Lambasts Amendment P. U. Football Team Return of Pastor Makes Good Beginning Heartily Celebrated who S o t \ W . a A Noted Speaker pointed out in detail the minor faults found in their work by the city’s engineer that held up the settlement of the contract, faults had been born to Mr. and Mrs. H. Price of Portland. Mrs. Price was formerly Miss Jennie Ras- musen of this city. A Musical Treat Tomorrow Night !n n ?in r^iiin in ^P^ndUnthnr superior training and that an o r - 1 M , fs- , Seeour and son, Edwin, Ger- chestra of real merit may be built trude A1,en and Margaret Me- up in which the citizens of Forest Feeters motored to Cedar canyon Grove may be justly proud. j Sunday. leaves Saturday to spend the . . . . ^ _ winter with a son at Seattle, where he will also take treatment for his failing vision.