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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. 2, No. 8
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. T H U R S D A Y . M ARCH 1, 1917
“Trial of February”
Was Big Success
$1.50 per Year
presents appropriate to the oc
It Was Guest Day
casion. The guests were Misse
Monday was “ guest d a y" with ,
Kate Scott, J e s i e Reynolds,
n . _ t-i
. . , the Woman’s club and alm oitev-i
Theresa Beahen, Florence Webb-
member availed herself of the
So well waH the grade school
Last Saturday evening there
Shower for Grace Newton
!ey Mary Corl and Anna .Staehr privllege
guest to en-
play, "T h e Trial of February,"
joy the excellent program pre- was a special train from Portland,
Saturday evening Mrs. H. T .
received at the Star Theater last Buxton entertained a number of James West and Edith Wirtz.
carrying only Masons and mem
Probably the most enjoyable bers of the sister organization
evening that many ladies at a miscellaneous shower
A Colonial Party
fe ature of the program was the
Htood during the entire perform for Miss Grace Newton, who is
Tuesday afternoon,at the home play. “ The Honeymoon," put on (the Eastern Stars) to this city.
ance rather than m m any of it
evening was pleasantly spent at of Mrs. E. F. Burlingham, the by six P. U. students, under the Aboard the train were Masons
and the repeat performance,given parlor games, music and refresh members of the P. E. O. cele direction of Miss Bagstad. The numbering ninety-seven, including
Friday night, wan quite well pat ments. The guest of honor re brated their annual guest day b. players were Herman Turner, as Worshipful Master Mason Hurl-
spending t h e afternoon a t a the duf e; Francis Wade, as the .hurt and the degree staff of Wash-
ronized. in spite of other attrac received many pretty and useful
Colonial party, in costume, danc count; Orlando Romig. as Ro- ington lodge, who came to con-
tions in the city. Too often home- articles from her admiring friends,
ing the minuet; singing pa riotic lando; Harry Romig, as Lopez;
the third degree upon W. K .
talent p l a y s , especially where who were Mesdames R. C. Hill,
songs, each singer rendering a Dorothy Hall, as Juliana, and Newell of Gaston who becomes
young children are used, are lire- Zoe Hartrampf, Robert Bellinger
phrase. In the dances, each lady Mildred Scobee as Volante
The affiliated with Holbrook lodge of
some and uninteresting, but “ The H T . Gilmer, Nora McNamer,
selected her partner by means of play was well put on and made a this city, and a dozen of the
1 rial ot February” was so snappy A n n a Dixon, Hazel Carmack,
the names of historic couples. hit.
Eastern Stars of Portland.
and pretty that most of those in Lulu Ingersoll, Ivy Moore and
The afternoon came to a close
While the Masons were doing
the audience were sinceiely sorry Misses I>-ta Newton. Iva Con with delightful refreshments
work at the hall of Holbrook
when the curtain went down on
decorations wt re red carnations,
spend to several encores. Her lodge the officers of Forest Chap-
and Aggie Peterson of McMinn
the last scene.
flags and oth« r patriotic colors. numbers were greatly appreciated, ter, Eastern Star, were entertain-
The opening number consisted ville.
There were three dozen ladies in
Miss Miltlmore read a paper on ing Mrs. P. L. Lerch, worthy
of a well executed piano solo by
Mrs. R e b a Secour Saturday the party and a jollier crowd “ Modern Poets” that appealed, matron of Martha Washington
Following this uflernoon entertained a number would be hard to find.
especially, to the lovers of modem Chapter of Portland and ten of
was a violin duet by Arlington of little folks in honor of the fifth
her officers at the home of Mrs.
Marsh and Waneta Wendt which birthday anniversary of her son,
The Congregational church par- E E. Williams, Worthy Matron
found much lavor with the hear Edwin Hoffman Secour. T h e evening gave a dinner party to a
ers Then appeared Master Fran | dining room decorations were in few friends ¡n honor of the sev- l°rs were beautifully decorated in of the local chapter. The enter-
tainment at the Williams home
cis Jones, in continental costume, red, white and blue, with slream- enty-fifth birthday anniversary of potted plants.
of music, cards, fortune-
wno announced the remaining I erg ,n these colors hanging over
cards and palmistry
numbers of tne prof^rurn. I* irsi t i , i | i | p in the c*(*nt 4 *r of which -
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and last, but not least, a fine
of these was “ A Ganien of F low -!
ge Ke^V"e with smidTer f t “ ! ° f f t * " « ’
p o th er of .the g j j j ^ 0^ a n d S n fc r
lunch, served by the “ Star points ”
ers in which girls from the in- Kewpies suspended over the feat- lhosie8s’ H . R Salt marsh of Port- S h u ltz, Gordon and Benfer.
Mrs. Williams' guests numbered
termed late and grammar grades ¡a | board. The place cards were an *
Freshmen Score a Hit
thirty six in all, eleven from Port-
appeared dressed to represent in the shape of hatchets. The
Mrs. John Buchanan enter
I he annual Freshman play, land and the remainder members
sweetpeaa, buttercups, morning lunch con isied of cinnamon rolls, tained the Bide-a-wee club at her
Put on at of F °rest chapter, including eight
glories, etc. Wi th colored lights cocoa, ice cream and cake. The home on F i f t h street Friday , T heLV,1lla,?e ,LaWi 5 ’
playing upon them to enhance the guests were Misses Harriett Helen night. After a sumptuous dinner, Marsh Hall last Thursday even- worthy matrons of the last-named
ing by Mamie Loomis, Edith chapter
scene, these flowers awakened Hughes, M aigaret Hines, Mar the guests played cards the re-t Craft. Beth Potwin. Bertha Flan-j
This fs the first time in history
from their winter sleep and sang garet
Faxon, Alice Johnson, of the evening
a Portland Worthy Matron
their morning songs. Then came Alice Inlow, Margaret and Mary
officers ever made an of-
To Talk to Farmers
a beautiful little drill, entitled the Ellen Mertz and Betty Clark
to the local chapter
Under the auspices of the For
“ Mountain March” by children and M a s t e r s Bruce Brook-
proved one of i he histrionic treats an(j the members of Forest chap-
from Miss Krafsic’s and Miss En bank, K d w a r d Johnson, Don- est Grove Commercia' club, R W .
so often put on by the College ter, naturally, appreciate the
laid and Stanley Caples and Gill of Multnomah county, E. H. boys and girls. While other at--honor,
T h e play “ T h e Trial of Febru l Edwin Hoffman Secour. Irene Fry. a famous swine-breeder, and tractions kept the crowd from be-
E. H. Davis, berry-grower, will
a ry " was then announced. The
Kobinson. Kvelyn Palton and * H
, " M
T r * T . £* “ ^
'« * » £ * ■ » «
Court , of .. . Time, . presided
leen Hoffman Muted in
brewitr„ anc, ¿L ' L , Z m t t K ' bee,n’ those who attended were twelve of them outside of Oregon.
Frank Schroeder, in the garl> of I taming the little guests. Mrs. r.tIJ ^rs ana^D^rry growers at K . enthusiastic in their applause After the business session and
F’ather Time, was convened to de E. Faxon of Portland brought of P hall this city, next Satur The players were coached by Miss initiation. Stewards O. S. Higby
termine if the month of February, I her little daughter, Marfcaret. to day. March 3d
and J. G. Lenneville, assisted by
The program will occupy both Anna Bagstad._________ __
represented by Orval Howard, I the party.
members, served lunch to
morning and afternoon and at
was entitled to a place in the cal
five tables being re
Mr. and Mrs. James Rasmusen noon the Commercial club will
endar. The prosecution was con-
all and some of
serve a substantial lunch to all
ducted by Joseph McCready.as Kave a dinner 1 uesday
did not get out
Attorney Fourth, while the prisoner |n honor of the
was defended by ltoscoe Coonse, versary
as Attorney Y e a r .
Members of Holbrook lodge are
for the fact that the engineers had
were then called in the interest of enjoyed in playing “ 500." A growers and will alk from ex-
hose with which to check the very enthusiastic about the man
both the prosecution and the de
blaze until the department ar ner in which the visitors conferred
fense. The prosecution tried to three fine views— one of Marsh
Boy Scout Notes
rived, the darkness might have the degree.
show that because February is
Prof, Thomas, former scout lasted some days. The depart
shorter than the other mouths one of t h e Pacific University:
Tuesday evening at the same
visited the local troop ment had to hitch up and work
that it should be eliminated. The
there was another big cele
night. Eight new by lantern light, making a slow
testimony in defense went to show background— was a birthday gift Pn Saturday
the occasion being a flag
that of all the months of the year, from a friend. Guests were Or- boy-m ade application for mem- job of it. The damage was yes- dedication by the Masons and
we are most indebted to F'ebruary
Stars, the members of Holbrook
and Ben Willard.
istered with the Portland head- will be settled at that price.
us the month that gave the world
lodge being the guests of Forest
quarters. J u d g e Hollis, Prof.
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Lincoln, St. Valentine’s Day,
The members of the Philothea Inlow and John Anderson are act-
''a lte r Morris, aged oo years, Chapter N o . 42, O E. S.
Washington and Leap Year. The class of the Congregational church ing as troup committee to regulate an , n£>neej‘ on *‘ie ,
A t the appointed time, Mrs. A.
trial carried much patriotic color held their class partv at the home t io i »pi affairs
A band is being and a brother to M r s .J .G . Len- E. Scott, conductress, and Mrs.
and was interspersed with many of Miss Kate Scott yesterday organized.
was badly Elizabeth Todd, associate con
pretty drills and exercise». Hum afternoon and a jolly social time
The Boy Scouts wrork and earn S(,alded about the face, hands and ductress, of Forest chapter, and
orous situations arose with enough
The afternoon was their way. I^et them clean that wrists Sunday, when his engine C O. Roe, marshall of Holbrook
frequency to keep the audience in
spent in doing fancy work and yard or put in that wood. Call was derailed near Kalama, Wash . lodge. entered the room with a
good humor. Space will not per talking over matteis of interest to 0343
by reason of striking a six-ton handsome flag, which was pre
mit particular mention of every the class. Those present regret
rock that had rolled onto the sented to the two orders through
part of the play, but the work of ted the absence of Miss Camilla
CONDENSED NEWS NOTES
track. While the engine and sev Worthy Matron Mrs. Williams
Glen Thornburgh and Frederick Abernathy, who is in a Portland
eral cars were derailed, no one and Worshipful Master L. M .
Gilbert Potwin of Portland vis- was killed and the scalds of the
Olmsted as the loving Mr. and hospital. A most delicious dinner
Mr. Graham made an
at the family home in th is
Mrs. Newlywed, a n d t h a t of was served at 7 o ’clock. Those
engineer are not considered fatal. expended speech of acceptance,
Master Hague ( ’ ate, as Cupid, present were Mrs. Livingstone, city Sunday.
acknowledging the wrorth and ap
J. W. Hughes, the champion T L « A f t i c i i n P n n r o r t
deserve special mention because Mrs. A. G. Bryant. Mrs Luella
propriateness of the gift and
auctioneer of the Pacific coast,
Jit l l o d l l b a l l i v i l
of their unique apjiearance. All
. pledging, for the lodge, that the
Walker and Misses Anna Taylor, departed today for Weiser, Idaho,
parts were w e l l carried.
W a s a K iln ?
emblem of freedom should ever
Christine Mackrodt, Jennie Arm- to cry a big sale,
characters and groups appearing
The concert given in K . of P.
unstained while in his of-
strong, Stalley and Kate Scott,
F . M . Starrett, who is suffering
in the play were as follows:
and Mrs. Scott and son.
severely from a carbuncle on his hall Friday evening, under the
F'ather Time, F'rank Schroeder;
auspices of the Artisan Assemblies
Miss Christine Mackrodt last |
F’ebruary, Orval Howard; A ttor
F’orest Grove, Hill boio, Dilley past matron, and followed by all
ney Flarth, Joseph McCready; A t Thursday evening gave at her , Cirove hospita^1 this morning,
and Gaston, proved one of the ; ' h<J m.prn.be1^ was i*?en
torney Y e a r , Roscoe Coonse; home a miscellaneous shower for i Practical nurse, 12 years exper- musical treats of the season and ter which the members of the two
Clerk of the Court. Donald Tern Miss Anna Staehr. who this even-1 ¡ence, wants case for M arch: ma- the large crowd in attendance ap lodges spent several hours in a
pleton; Sheriff, Carl Johnson; Mr. ing becomes the bride of E. C. j ternity preferred. Phone 376 or
social way, with plenty of music
predated every number, as was
to enliven the occasion.
North, Ralph Lyons; Mr. South, Montgomery, the marriage taking address Lock Box 335, Forest evidenced by the applause.
Francis Thomas; Moses Black, place at Hoquiam, Wash., where j Grove, Ore.
The big show opened with sev
Received Sad News
Listeon Barber; Columbia, M ar the groom is employed as a mill I The county camp of the Mod-
. . . « 7 C.C.....R
w... meet in
Walker s or-
Mrs. Catherine Wallace of the
evening was npcutic..,
spent ern Woodmen
ian Bockman; C u p i d , Hague foreman.
ra and ttiese were, of course, Cottage Hotel Tuesday received
Cate; Mr. Henry Peck, Harold by the members of the party at April 4th and the local camp has
Howard; Mr. Newlywed, Glen games, followed by dainty refresh-1 elected M. H. Martin, WT. P. Pot- e°T?ua u:~'f„_.____ t a . _______, word that her daughter. Mrs.
The big feature of the concert Lizzie Gage, aged 36 years, had
Thornburgh; Mr s .
Newlywed, mdTits. The guest of honor re win, Clyde Perry and H. G. King
the Artisan Juvenile band of passed away at her home at Mar-
Frederick Olmsted; Uncle Sam. ceived a number of very pretty as delegates.
_______________________________________________________________________ Portland, composed of nineteen sailles. III. Deceased is survived
Paul Baldwin; I. B. Shiftless,
boys, from eight to sixteen years by a husband, three children, two
Kenneth Benfer; Twelfth of Feb
The dedication of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, of F’or- of age, directed b y Percy A.
ruary, John Henry Buchanan; est Grove, Oregon, (southeast corner of Pacific avenue and A street) Campbell, one of the most effi- sisters and one brother.
Twenty-second of February, M ar will be held on Sunday, March fourth, nineteen hundred seventeen, eient directors on t h e coast.
Three years ago this morning
vin Emerson; Fourteenth of F’eb Services at eleven o’clock a. m. and eight o’clock p. m.
There are many juvenile bands “ D ad " Ott and his old speckled
ruary, Graeme Strickland; Con.
All are welcome to these services. The regular Lesson-Sermon,! in the country, but few of them horse began hauling mail between
T . Nental, F’ rancis Jones; Pick
together with a brief historical sketch of the church organization, essay such difficult compositions the postoffice and depot and they
will be read. The evening program will be a repetition of that of as were handled with
credit by have never missed a train in that
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