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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 30, 1916)
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Publisher! every Thursday at Forest Grove, Oregon.
W. C. Benfer, Editor and Publisher.
Entered as second-class matter Jan. 12, 1916, at the nos to thee at Forest Grove,
Oregon, under the Act of March 8, 1879
THURSDAY, NOV. 30 1916
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Did it ever occur to Mr. Capon,
we wonder, that, even if the Ex
press hasn’t as much circulation
as some of the older papers, pub
lishing the school budget call in
the Express brought out a larger
crowd t h a n generally attends
school meetings in this city? The
Whine cannot take to itself any of
the credit for the attendance, for
it published the call for Nov. 15th
(three days before the meeting
was held). Was this erroneous
date run to keep people from the
meeting, or was it merely one of
Big Joe’s little jokes?
out the man who took you
when you came shivering from 1
Minnesota, you may still be able
to wax wealthy and lord it over!
the poor clods who have for sev ;
eral years been paying you real
money for your so calk'd news-
paper It would not be right to
lead you to believe that you will
ever again have a monopoly in
Forest Grove, but if you don’t
die of indigestion, (brought on by
whining) there is a chance for you
to live to a ripe old age and enjoy
what Aaron helped you build.
But be warned. Josey, this con
tinual grouching will make you as
WHAT’S THE ANSWER?
big a scold as Sister Carrie Nation |
The food problem is looming and another “Sister” who recently 1
large before the British nation. whined and groaned in this city.
Walter Runciman, president of
why do you whine, dear brother;
the London board of trade, sounds Oh, Why
do you grouch and groan?
a solemn warning to the govern Don't you know it is written
ment that timely steps mu.>t be “The grouch shall herd alone?"
taken in view of the liklinood of “ Laugh and the world laughs with you"
a long protracted war, to con- i Is a maxim old as Ann
up and smile. Dear Josey.
serve the food supplies of Great Cheer
That is, if you can.
is it ails your tummy?
Simultaneously, c o m e s t h e ! What
Or is it in your head?
startling declaration of Basil Why can't you just imagine
Manly, American food expert, The durned squatter's dead?
that bread is selling for four and You’ve kicked out poor Aaron,
one-half cent a pound in London, Gobbled the whole durned bed;
can't you smile one wee smile.
while in America we must pay- Why
E'en tho' it split your head?
six cents for a 12-ounce loaf. In
you seek new worlds to gobble.
other words, bread, the staff of Do Where
competition is squeezed out?
life, costs Americans 74 per cent Then smile, e’en tho’ it choke you
more than it does the Londoners. Put Gloom and Grouch to rout!
The present epidemic of high Gird on your shining armour.
prices in America is due to the 1 Once more grin like an ass,
at least so
the i Spread
. the may
„ . Europe,
And , joy
come to pass,
so-called experts say. If the war
is to be long drawn 'out, certainly 0h* why do y,ou wo" 7 ’ De‘ r Jo9ey’
we may look for still higher prices Why not be a Gentleman. J o e -
Like unto Sir Galahad?
/h e spirit o f the season prompts us to express our
grateful appreciation o f the good wilt yon have bestowed on us
during the past and we bespeak an opportunity to supply your
Holiday l''estival wants.
Our Personal Attention will accompany your kind favor.
Last, but not least, our Purity Home-Made Mince Meat, in Sanitary Con
tainers. at 20c the pint, 35c the quart or 60c for three pints.
Our Store will be Closed ALL DAY THURSDAY, November 30th~Thanks-
giving Day—but will I k * open this i Wednesday) evening until 8 o'clock
Good fo r 100 Votes
T IC K E T S
“ High-Flight” Auto Contest
Come anti vote for whoever you please.
Start your hoy or girl today. W rite name in
blank line. Ballot box at our atore.
Ask the Clerk
Let us all be Thankful for the Blessed Peace that [»revails throughout this
grand Nation of ours and as we enjoy our grand Feast of Thanksgiving,
let us offer a Prayer for Universal Peace,
Thankfully, Yours for Pure Food,
S C H U LT Z ’
D» Lu t o
G R O C E R Y ano M A R K E T
Does your conscience prick you, Josey,
THE AUTO TAX
For what you did to Scott-?
The action of the West Side It certainly was ungrateful.
sion to be used as a part of the tion to the Express or for every
Pacific Highway association fav The deal sure smells like rot.
25c spent for job printing. If you
oring the framing of a new law He gave you part of his bed, sir;
Hundreds of characters have owe on subscription, pay up and
for increasing the fee in licensing A bed free from pain;
part in the picturization. Ket som(‘ free tickets; if you do
automobiles is a move in the You kicked him out like a dog, Joe,
the com- not owe-
Outshining any of the sonsa- Scenes of the sessions of theoom-
in the Oregon rain.
right direction. C. C. Chapman No Out
wonder you have indigestion.
! tional films recently shown here, mission in Chicago, Washington nient starts this week and runs
is the father of this plan, how The fantods in the runnet;
exceeding in spectacular interest and other cities are shown. Vice for ten weeks—until Jan. 27th.
ever, and it is likely that many i It looks to this poor Squatter
“Where Are My Children?” and president Marshall and Congress-
bills will be introduced in the ! Like you hadn’t ought to “ done it.'
different from that film in that it man Mann, who attended the
Free Methodist Church
legislature on the same proposi
j sessions in Washington,
school 10 a. m., preach-
tion. The resultant tax would be K now A l l M en by T h e s e P r e s e n t s ,
ized vice, while that attacked an- photographed.
ing 11 a. m. and 8 p. m., prayer
applied to county road fund in That the following articles will be
meeting on Wednesday evening at
other form of evil, The Little j Co to the Show at Our Expense
each county f r o m w h i c h it sold at public auction, to-wit:
p m. All are welcomed.
1. One Elephant, about 61 year» old, Girl Next Door” comes to the I The manager of the Express has
J. N. W ood , Pastor.
The automobilist uses the roads aired by Wall Street and dammed by | Star theatre next I uesday for arranged with Manager Hoffman
matinee and evening performance.
a great deal and the revolving of every
N.H OFFM A N
2. One perfectly dilapidated Repub This film, based on the testimony of the Star Theater to give Ex
the wheels at great rapidity re lican Platform, all shot to pieces.
press subscribers free show tickets,
Attorney At I .aw
duces the gravel and rocked roads 3. One Republican Machine, badly of the Illinois vice In
the een* ß°°d f°r Saturday Matinees only.
surface to dust. Hence it wou’d in need of repairs.
, One of these tickets will he given Patent Office Business Solicited
follow that the demolisher of
t ^e with every 25c pad on subscrip- ForestGrove,
but has been endorsed „ by ,r
roads should meet its just share - T
F f \
n ffav atirm
in f o ,» » u
” Two 8ets
beautiful Whiskers, ; prfcs.s and pulpit and Mr. Hoffman
Of taxa ion. In fact, the majority guaranteed to antagonize the Barbers*
of autoists have no objection to Union.
The stories told by the girl
an increase in the tax on autos, 6. One Billion-Dollar Special Train,
before the commission,
if the money will only go to the
To Sister Lucretia:
road fund in the county where gentleman at one time Justice of the including the white slave stories,
Snakes, like men, run up and down the whole
the tax is levied.
scale of good and bad. O f all the bad snakes,
laid all over the country. The
The present method of collect 8. Yards and yards of Tariff Bull.
however, the black cobra seems to head the list
ing the automobile license or tax 9. One antiquated policy of attack- reels are connected by a running
for genuine capacity for harm. He has been cal
through the state department is ing labor unions. This belonged to the sto ry , telling the history of one
led the “most diabolical member of the snake
too expensive, not enough of auto laj! Ha™ n Gray Whoti9 and wil1
girl from her firs’ false step to her
family.” Of course there is nothing diabolical
tax money returns to the county. ^ o ^ O n e “ WhtatSTbadly cracked, and aPPearance “ a ™tness before
about him, for whatever he does he does because
of no further use to the Old Codger at l^e commission. The experience
“he’s born that way ”
u n v v n n V m ; w m w i> ,
Fir8t and Broadway.
thru which she passed, as well as
Wherever this snake is found it it reported
WHY DO l OL VV H IN r..
We give further notice at this sale those of other witnesses are told. I
the spray of his venomous saliva, which he
Some of t h e Major Twin’s Elihu Root wishes to dispose of his pre- The state senate investigating
can throw as far as eight feet, will produce in
friends ought to take him in hand ™ature appointment to the position of ^ Jy ¡n ¡t report recommended
. . .
. . .
S p c r p t a r v of
K i r i n as
u u low o as
stantaneous blindness when striking the eyes of
and whisper in his ear that con 30c will he considered, while Mr. Ray that its report be placed before
man. Sometimes this blindness is permanent,
tinual whining gets him nowhere mond Robins will sell his chance to be the public in pictures. The re
it lasts but a day or two.
head of the Department of Labor
except the dyspepsia ward in the come
port in written form, it was sug
for a much less sum.
Here is a fine illustration of the slanderer
horse hospital. Not an issue of Any and all bids will be considered. gested. would only be read by del-
goes about blinding people by “spitting” the
his Distress Signal appears with (Signed)
vers into sociological facts, physi
or slander and falsehood into the intellec
CHARLES ECHO HUGHES,
out one or more whines. Gen
cians, preachers, and persons es
tual eyes of those she knows, till they are either
erally it is somebody he calls th e !
pecially interested in the vice
permanently blinded to the truth, or at least so
“Squatter” o r “Bushwhacker”
Island Red cockerel; full brother problem from a standpoint of
incapacitated for seeing that they never
which appears to be worrying him. of pullets entered in Laying Con statistics. The senate passed a
see straight again.
A CATHOLIC LADY.
Cheer up, Josey; all may not yet test at Washington State College, resolution authorizing the taking
be lost. Since you have crowded | Inquire at this office.
of a picture of that body in ses-
Comes to Star
The Black Cobra