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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 28, 1916)
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A N IN D E P E N D E N T W E E K L Y N E W S P A P E R
Voi. 1. No. 51
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, T H U R S D A Y . DEC. 28. 1916
and Mrs. Gordon Brown called to
, wish the family a Merry Christ
mas. The dinner was a fine one
and the guests showed their ap
i predation by presenting Father
! and Mother Fletcher with a num-
The Municipal Tree
Forest Grove’» first municipal ! ber of gifts, including a grapho-
Christmas tree, planted on the phone, w h i c h instrument the
Congregational church lawn, re i " K id " is learning to play like a
ceived a rather damp reception I professional.
Red Letter Day
Mrs. Williams Laid To Rest
Funerai services for the late
Mrs. John Williams, who passed
Mrs. E. E. Williams, Woman's away at, Atascadero, Calif., on
club chairman of the Red Letter Dec. 21st, were h< Id at the
Day committee, is busily engaged Christian church last Sunday, at
in prepai ing for the occasion, when 2 p m , Rev. R. L. Putnam of
a first-class musical and literary ficiating. The funeral was large
program will be given at Marsh ly attended by old neighbors and
hall for the benefit of the student friends, and the remains were in
Saturday evening at the hour »et
loan fund. The date is Wednes terred in Forest View cemetery.
Sarah Elinor Wells was born at
for the out-door program, uh there
day, January 24th. On this date
was a heavy drizzle of rain all ev
the Woman’s clubs of the state Viroqua, Wis., March 9, 1856,
ening. Notwithstanding the rain,
endeavor to raise funds to be came to Oregon with her parents
The newly-elected officers of
however, the singi-rs from the
loaned to girls and young women in 1871, was married to John
Holbrook bslge N o. 30, A. F. &
schools sang a number of Christ
who are anxious to secure educa Williams in Norton, Kas., on Oct.
A. M., and of Forester Chapter
mas songs and the band played
tions and are handicapped by lack 6th, 1894, and came to Forest
No. 42, Order of the Eastern Star,
of funds. No restriction as to the Grove with her husband in the
appropriate selections. About a
1 were installed last evening, after
hundred men, women and child
school they attend is made by the spring of 1896. Here M r. and
which the members of these or
ren sto<xl across the street, in the
clubs. Many students have so ^ Mrs Williams resided until about
ders, including a number of out-
shelter of awnings, and listened to
far been helped by the fund and two months ago, when they went
of-town visitors, enjoyed a swell
the music. -The tree was beauti
all have shown their appreciation ! to California for Mrs. Williams’
banquet in the dining hall. The
by making the most of their op health. Death was due to a par
fully lighted with colored electric
| officers of Holbrook lodge were
alytic s roke. Deceased was a
lights and gave a holiday ap
¡installed first, D. D . Bump being
pearance to the exercises.
While the program for the 24th member of t h e Forest Grove
! the installing officer. Following
is not yet complete, it will have a Christian church and left a testi
are the officers:
At the Churches
number of excellent musical num mony that she was ready to meet
L. M . G r a h a m , Worshipful
The choir of the M . E. church
bers, a Kipling reading by Miss her Savior. Besides her husband,
gave a C h r i s t m a s cantata, Master.
Bagdad, folk dances by young Mrs. Williams leaves a brother,
C. T. Richardson, Senior War
“ Savior and K ing." at7:30Sun-
women and a number of other Aaron Wells, of Salem, and a sis
dav evening, which was largely
ter, Mrs. Emma Teegarden, of
E. D. West, Junior Warden.
attended and greatly enjoy«*d.
; J. A Thornburgh, Treasurer
A t the Christian church Sun
D. R. Cheney, Secretary.
day evening there was an appro
Next Lord's Day is ou*- Annual
E. D. West, Senior Deacon.
priate program of music and rec
meeting. A t 11 A. M.
C. A. Brodersen, Junior Deacon.
The committee which was ap-
itations, with an offering for the
will deliver his annual
B. F. White, Tyler.
| pointed at the Citizen’s conven
Chas. (). Roe, Marshal.
tion to fill vacancies that might message. A basket dinner will be
The Congregational Sunday
J. G. Ix*nneville, Senior Steward. occur on the Citizen’s Ticket, has held in the basement at noon.
School gave a Christmas concert
O. S. Higby, Junior Steward.
finally succeeded in getting W. J. i The election of officers and the
at 5 o'clock Sunday evening, but
The Eastern Star officers were McCready, retiring councilman, J busine s session will be from 2-5
there was no preaching.
P. M . t
A t St. Anthony’s (Catholic) installed by Mrs. Jessie Bump, to permit his name to go on the
In the evening we join in the
church there was mass at 6 and Past Worthy Matron, assisted by ticket in place of the name of
union meeting a t t t i e M . E.
10 a. m. Christmas day, with Mrs Lora V . Starrett, installing Frank Gordon, who defines to be
a candidate. Mr. McCready was Church
Christmas mu s i c . The church marshal, as follows:
R. L. PUTNAM, Pastor.
Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, Wor nominated at the convention, but
was beautifully decorated with
stated that he felt he had given
To The Voters of Forest Grove
pictures emblematic of the N a tiv thy Matron.
W. H. Hollis, Worthy Patron. all the time he could spare to city
Having been nominated at an
ity. There was also mass at Cor
mass meeting for the office
nelius at 8 a. m.
tion, but since Mr. Gordon de of City Treasurer by the citizens
Mrs. Sylvia Lenneville, Secre clined to run, Mr. McCready has of Forest Grove, Oregon, I have
On Christmas day W . II Greer
been prevailed upon to allow' his accepted the nomination, and re
of this city had as a guest F E.
Mrs. Dorothy Seymour, Treas name to go on the ticket. Mr. spectfully solicit your support.
Stephens of Corvallis, Ore., an
McCready has been one of the If elected I will give honest, faith
old boyhood playmate, the two
Mrs. Jessie Scott, Conductress
hardest workers on the present ful service. Election to be held
having been born on farms a few
Mrs. F.lizaboth Todd, Associate council and many voters will be
Monday, January 8, 1917.
miles apart, about three miles
pleased to know that he will con
E D W IN S SPA R K S .
from Harlem Springs, Carroll
The appointive officers are as
tinue in office.
county. Ohio, Mr. Stephens now
being 73 years of age and M r.
The Goff boys of this city and
Miss Leone Graham, Adah.
Greer 77. When the former was
I will be a candidate at the
vicinity were much pleased on
Mrs. Marie Pollock, Ruth.
nine years old and the latter 13
coming city election for the office
Miss Florence Enschede,Esther. Tuesday and Wednesday to re
the Stephens family moved to
o f City Treasurer, to succeed my
Mrs. Mabel Fuqua, Martha.
Iowa, and the "Iniys” had not
L J . H O AR.
Gordon McLeod of Dawson, Y u self.
Mrs. Mata Ahlgren. Electra.
met since that time, and it is rafe
Mi-^s Mary Stalley, Chaplain kon Territory, who is on his way
Notice of City Election
to say they did not recognize each
to the European battlefields. He
Mrs. Clara Hughes, Marshal.
to Order of the Com
other. Both saw service in the
Mrs. Dorothy, Broderson, W ar left this city yesterday evening, mon Council of the City of Forest
civil war, Mr. Stephens serving
bound for Victoria, B. C., from Grove, notice is hereby given that
nearly two and one-half years in
which point he will sail for Eng the general election of the C ity of
M r. O. S. Higby, Sentinel.
the 20th Iowa Volunteer Infantry
land some time next week. Quite Forest Grove, Oregon, will be
Mrs. M ary Beach, Organist.
and Mr. Greer serving three years,
number of soldiers have recently held on Monday, January 8,
The banquet was served by the
1917, at the Council Chambers on
11 days in Company I), 80th Ohio
been recruited in the Yukon for the West side of Council Street
Volunteer Infantry. The day was
i and in Verts Hall on the West
pleasantly spent by both old sisted by the following young
Jesse Smith and sister, Mrs. side of Main Street, in said city,
men: Lester and Cecil Hughes,
| between the hours of 9 o ’clock A.
Robert Enschede, Taylor Graham, Adolph Iler of Portland visited at M. and 7 o’clock P. M of said
M r. and Mrs A. H. Underwood Nelson Johnson, iineell Todd, the home of their grandparents, day, at which time and places
h a d for Christmas dinner Mr. Clarence Ijehneville, Joe Loomis, M r. and Mrs. Levi Smith, Christ- there shall be elected one Mayor
Underwood’s father and mother, Glenn Hoar and Willis Hines.
I mas day, as did also M r. and for the City of Forest Grove, for
a term of one year; one Recorder
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Underwood
The officers of Forest Chapter, Mrs. James Dempsey, the latter a
of this city, Mr. and Mrs. W . M. Royal Arch Masons, as published i daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Levi for a term of one year; one Treas
urer for a term of one year; three
Able and daughter, Virginia, of in the Express of Dec. 14th, were Smith.
Councilmen for a term of two
Portland and M r. and Mrs. W . installed last Saturday night.
The school directors of this city years, and two Councilmen for a
C. Breed of Vancouver, Wash.
have engaged Clarence Bump of term of one year.
B. J. Simpson, local Southern
In the evening there was a tree
W . P. D Y K E ,
Carnation to fill out the unexpired
agent, left Monday even
City of Forest
for the children.
term of Prof. Geo. R. Thomas,
ing for Baker City, to attend the
On Christmas day Mr. and Mrs. funeral of his wife’s mother, Mrs. who resigned as instructor in
mathematics at the high school.
On New Year’s day William J.
John T . Fletcher had for dinner McMurdo, who passed away at
Mr. Bump will take the position Enschede of this city will be
guests their son and daughter, Baker S u n d a y . Mrs. Simpson
when school resumes after New united in marriage with Miss Ruth
with their families, as follows: was with her mother when the end
Harris, daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
Prof. W. T . Fletcher, wife and ¡came, having gone to Baker ten
A. Harris of Hillsboro,
Mrs. Emma Kennedy of Port
two children of St. Johns; Mr. ¡days ago. Mrs. McMurdo was
taking place at the
and Mrs. Walter Sargent and two quite well known in this city, land is spending this week with
children of Gales Creek; a l s o having visited Mr. and Mrs. Simp her sister, Mrs. Rose Olmsted. home of the bride’s parents.
Chester Vincent, a grandson, of son last summer. The funeral was Mr. Kennedy and daughter, Rose,
Mrs. Chas. Giguere is convales-
spent Christmas here.
St. Johns. In the afternoon Mr. held Tuesday.
ing from a tussle with the grip.
Nasons and Stars
Will Be Candidate
$1.50 per Year
Between three and four hundred
men and women gathered at the
court house in Hillsboro last Sat
urday morning to discuss and
adopt the proposed county bud
get, which appropriated a total of
$398,995.92 in expenditures for
the year 1917.
L M . Graham of this city was
chairman of the meeting and
managed to keep very good order
and E. C. Luce was secretary.
After the reading of the budget,
a motion that it be considered and
acted on section by section was
defeated and, on J o h n Thorn
burgh’s motion that the budget
be adopted as read, the verbal
fireworks started. More orators
and semi-orators clamored for the
floor than one would expect to
find in one little county. Fred
Groner, Ben Cornelius, William
Schulmerich and a half-dozen oth
ers spoke against the proposed im
provements of the east-and-west
baseline road through the county
unless improvements were also
made on north-and-south roads.
Some of the speakers were against
spending $5,000 between this city
and Banks, while others didn’t
want any spent between Beaver
ton and the Multnomah county
Ira Purdin spoke in favor of the
Forest Grove-Banks road, saying
it was very important and was
used by many of the heaviest tax
payers in the county.
W. K. Newell of Seghers was in
favor of economy, but didn't be
lieve wallowing through the mud
w’ith farm products was economy.
He favored the base-line road and
roads intersecting it. "Im prove
what we have and build more,”
was the keynote of his speech.
Sam Paisley wanted all the road
money ($35,000) put into the gen
eral fund and divided equally be
tween the road districts, but he
stood almost alone in his position.
Other speakers wanted to in
crease the budget, so that other
roads beside those mentioned in
the budget could be built or re
paired, but it wras the consensus
of opinion t h a t this could not
legally be done.
A motion to deduct $7,500 from
the sum specified ($35,000) and
spend it improving the road south
from Hillsboro was lost and the
original motion was carried by a
vote of 195 to 149.
There was some kicking after
the meeting, but most of those
opposed to the budget took their
defeat philosophically and will
wait another year for their turn.
Father Buck Rejoices
One of the happiest of Forest
Grove pastors on Christmas day
was Father Buck, pastor of St.
Anthony’s church, whose happi
ness came as a result of his par
ishioners presenting him with a
purse of $500, with instructions
to pay off a note a g a i n s t the
church and keep the balance
for his own use. It was a beau
tiful tribute of the esteem in
which Father Buck is held by his
parishioners and he appreciates
the gift very much, especially as
it makes possible the cancelling of
the debt against the church.
Money to loan— Valley Realty
Co., Forest Grove, Oregon. 19-tif