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AN IN D E PEN D E N T W EEKLY NEWSPAPER
Voi. 2. No. 10
FOREST GROVE, OREGON. THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 1917
$1.50 per Year
directors will meet in a few days
Ethel Sharfenberg Dead
and-eleet their officers for »he en
Mrs. Ethel Pierce Sharfenberg,
sister of Dan Pierce of this city,
The meeting was a good one in
every way and certainly accom- passed away quite suddenly at
All members were present when
Friends of Pacific University to| percentage of their earnings, so Pushed the purpose ascribed to it her home in San Francisco last
Saturday, aged 26 years, peri Mayor Paterson called the coun
the number of half a hundred, in- long as they live in Oregon.
Ixens a n T t h f t r u S ' know each
tonitis being the cause of death. cil to order Tuesday evening.
eluding seven trustees, the presi-
W. P Dyke, a trustee of M e ; SthSr Eett«- and ¿¡¡I huve m 're
After the reading and approval
dent and scvorul mtmbcrB of the* Ivlinnvillc* collc*^i*, hut a resident, inclination to co*operatej the un- Mrs. Sharfenberg lived in Wash
faculty, enjoyed a banquet and
this city, said he didn t know certainty as to the future of the ington county from the time she of the minutes of the February
much speech-making at the Hotel *nou*h ^ ou tcolleg e management co|U>K<. has been removed, for the was a little girl leaving here eight meeting, the report of City Treas-
Laughlin from 6:30 to 8:30 last ? ? ffe r" y effica" ,ou" P,an
present, and the majority of those j years ago to take up her home in urer Sparks was read and ordered
, „ he hoped to see P. U. continue at the meeting will be inclined to j 'Frisco, where she has lived since, filed, the report of the finance
¡except a few years spent at Ana
£ £ * ? of 1
; * ■ »* -«* »
* » - conda, Mont., Chicago, 111., and committee was adopted and the
for a half century past. He also
club and the trustees were present
The d i n n e r wa s abundant, Salt I^ke City, Utah. She had monthly p a y r o l l , totaling $2,-
would like to see some plan for
on invitation, “ to get tietter ac
varied, well-cooked and nicely ¡returned from the latter place to 097.60, was allowed.
|SPrved and Mrs. Sherrett was San Francisco but a short time
It developed at this time that
quainted with the people of Forest employing students. He consid lserved
With her husband, M ^ .
ered the college the biyg‘*st asset complimented on the manner in ago.
sewer has so far cost the city
Grove and leave any message
Sharfenberg visited relatives and
w’hich she fed the crowd.
in the community.
they might have for our people," j
friends in this city and county
$9.125.43, although the contract-
George H. Marsh of Portland,
two years ago. She was of a lov- ors have not received a cent of
as President Hurley stated at the
Death at Gaston
son of a former president of P. U.,
disposition and all who knew their pay. The expense so far in-
beginning of the speaking, follow
Mrs. A. J. Hamrick passed
was always glad to get back to
her will be grieved to learn of her curred ¡g divided as foU ow a:
ing the dinner.
the old home town. He had been away at her home at Gaston at t a ’
Engineer and Helpers .......... $4,431.01
The first speaker was Harrison
away so long that there were few 6 o ’clock this morning, after a Deceased is survived by her hus Inspectors .......................
G. Platt of Portland, president of
of the old familiar faces around prolonged illness w i t h throat band, one brother and four sisters. Attorneys’ fees ..............
the board of trustees, who stated
the board. He hoped P. U. would ,
he was gratified at the reception !
Supplies ... —,......
take on new life and fulfill the ?J.a*e an^ w asbornat
given himself and associates and
Rights o f way ........................
he believed the getting together mission its founders planned fo n t. County Commissioner R. Mat-
John H a i l e y , local
rustee, teson of this city and was a mem-
would result to the advantage of
thought the citizens of Forest her of one of the pioneer families
The street committee recom
both the University and the city.
Grove might help by giving free of the county. She is survived
the purchase of a road
Helpful service was the mission of
light and water service, or, at by a husband and four grown Woman’s club met at the Con grader and said committee was
every good American at this time
chi dren, Wilmer and Elmer Ham
least, giving lower rates than at rick and Mrs C Hankins of Gas gregational church parlors last empowered to make the purchase,
and he hoped the people of Forest
ton and Mrs Alice Flett of Wap- Monday afternoon, the educa-
There having been some com-
Grove would extend a helpful ser
Chairman Hurley thought the ato.
tional committee (Mrs. A. G. Hoff- plaint that the pavements in the
vice, whenever po sible, to the
last suggestion a good one and
Services will be held at the man, chairman) had arranged an business districts were not kept
predicted that 90 per cent of the Union church, Gaston, at 11 a. m.
excellent and appropriate pro- clean, street commissioner was in-
Napoleon Davis of Aurora, sec
people would favor such a plan next Sunday, with interrment in gram consisting of music and structed to wash it oftener.
retary of the board, is a graduate
the Hill cemetery.
He called on Councilmen Coon
j [°°d for thought along educational i The matter of t o p p i n g the
of P. U. and said it always gave
lines. Tne grade pupils of Misses , n, 0
and McCready for their opinions.
him pleasure to come back to For
Lathrop a n d Enschede sang a A‘ ^ Pavm8 was referred to the
At a meeting of the re-organ- number of songs, showing what is street committee,
est Grove. He said money was as councilmen. Mr. Coon declined
camp of the W. O. W., held being taught in the schools along
On motion, the local hospital
required to run a school and the
granted city rates on light
great need of P. U. was a greater
to commit himself, as a coun cil-. following officers were elected:
Superintendent In lo w of the and water, although outside the
endowment fund. Even at that, man, until he knew what the law c L B *
the college was much better off said on the question of giving John Anderson. clerk; j . S. I3ux. local schools cave a short, but in- cjt„ jjmjts
teresting, talk on “ The School
than it was 20 years ago and no- ¡away the people’s money. He was fon Banker; j A . parker, ad Laws of Oregon." showing how . ^ ater committee was author-
body talked then of closing the friendly to P. L and its presence vjser lieutenant; Harry Giltner, they effected the teachers and t
to purchase 500 feet of four-
| here partially accounted for his escort; J. W. Thompson, watch superintendents.
« inch wooden pipe to replace worn-
. coming to F o r e s t Grove. He
Scout Master Ray T. Williams out pipe on C street, between Pa-
* he college has endowments of feared there was not enough cor- man; D C. Giltner, sentry: A. E
Alexander, B. L Doane and S. G. brought his scouts and drilled c ific and Second avenues, north.
$243,000. real estate and buildings diality between the college auth
Morgan, managers; Chas. Hines, them in the presence of the mem-
Complaint about rates for elec-
worth $250,000 and enough other ‘ orities and citizens and was glad examining physician
bers, explaining how the exercises . .
a ^ l a t o bring iu total to a halt the .rmteta had coma tor a frit-nd-; ' The mpmV rs are going to start indulged in by the scouts aided in tnc current1 for, heat,n8 P r o s e s
| ly visit.
. . . ..
a membership campaign and make their physical and mental devel- was referred to light committee,
J. Fenenga, who •v'f
has ■“ *“ JUst the camp take its rightful place in
Fire Chief Lenneville asked and
M . R. Johnson, president of the 1 returned from
n a missionary trip ind„ Pfin£
allowed one dozen firemen's
First National Hank, said the fact I to the east in the interest of more :
to cost $5.25 each
that Pacific University was here funds and more students, reported
China Breaks With Germany
did much to induce him to come that people in the east were so be-
Washington, March 14.—Amer to the many new methods in
on every »'d* for money to ican Minister Reinsch at Pekin vogue and contrasting them with men be cut from 20 to 12 and
to Forest . Grove and he . would I feed war
sufferers that it was next
very much regret to see its effi-
impossible to raise money for a today reported to the State De the old m e t h o d s . Oregon and these twelve be allowed a little
ciency impaired by lack of funds, college on the Pacific coast. Self- partment that China had evered Washington were well in the van more m o n e y . N o action was
guard in the adoption of advanced
Attorney L. M. Graham was in- J j'P for «tudenLs was badly need- dipiomatic relations with Ger- ideas, but there is s ill room for taken.
The committee appointed some
flueneed in selecting Forest Grove l< '
many and that the government improvement.
time since to try and effect a set
The program was one of the
as a home by the presence o f the , ¿
f t e E had —
tlement with thesewer contractors
best given at a business meeting
college a n d its wholesome in- sehools, and J A. Thornburgh, his passports.
reported that, as the sewer was
the club this year.
lluence. He would like to see new trustee, and P/of. Bates, in
not fit to accept, the committee
American Ship Sunk
some industry in the community which each spoke optimistically of
Pythians Work and Feast
! had notified the contractors that
that would employ students, so
Four candidates took the Es- no compromise was possible,
they could work t h e i r w a y Platt arose and stated that, after .can steamer Algonquon was sunk |
An ordinance to c o m p e l the
what he had heard since his for by a German U boat off the Ply quire degree as members of Del-
mer remarks, he was convinced
phos lodge, K. of P., last Thurs- grading and laying of cement
mouth coast yeterday. The crew
President Bushnell said he was the people of this city were be
day evening. The degree staff of walks in front of theCaples, Hoff-
escaped in lifeboats.
the Hillsboro lodge put the candi- man and Naylor properties, North
glad of the meeting; his heart and hind the college and he desired
dates over the hurdles in excellent Main street, and the Baber prop-
interest would always be with to assure them that the college
CONDENSED NEWS NOTES
would remain open another year
shape and after the work the re- erty, on First avenue, south, was
P. U , no matter where he might and he saw no reason why it
Floyd Taunton, who spent the freshment committee of Delphos given last reading, declared adopt-
wander. He did not consider the should not grow larger and more
Iodge served a nice lunch
ed and ordered posted.
college in desperate circumstances, prosperous. Expenses had been past winter working in a sawmill
An ordinance compelling metal
at Wauna, on the Columbia river,
even though it was not growing. cut w i t h o u t impairing the ef is back on the Dan Pierce truck. county seat were in attendance.
fire escapes on all buildings three
, or more stories in height, was also
The people of this city had al ficiency of the college and the
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Parsons, who j
danger point is past. The Alumni
School Accounts Are 0 . K.
passed, to go into effect in thirty
ways shown a warm friendship association has announced that it were married in this city a week
Not because they mistrusted days.
toward t h e institution. There will give financial aid and he now ago yesterday, departed this after
Ruxton, but to assure the j A rather lengthy traffic ordi-
was a strong possibility, he said, ■ believed the p e o p l e of Forest
that all was well with nance was given first reading and
that. Albany college would come Grove would also help. He said
funds, the directors was laid over to the April meet-
to this city and unite with P. U. he was surprised that the citizens
after which council adjourned,
did not make more use of the Car-led this morning for St. Johns, to have had H. E. Ferrin audit the j
council chamber has re-
Rev. Luther Dyott of Portland, i negje library, which was open to attend the funeral of her uncle,
given a new coat of
trustee, said he had no authority every citizen.
James Johnson, who passed away
is now quite a
, to speak for the other trustees,
Mr. Dyott m o v e d a vote of Tuesday evening, «aged about 70
but speaking for himself, as a pri- thanks to the Commercial club .Years. Mrs. Marsilliot. sister to
vafe citizen, he would say that anf* tbe same was carried, af- deceased;
ing the directors appointed H. E. midnight.
when death came.
the college was not in danger and ter which a vote of thanks was
Ferrin to act as clerk until an elec-
Senator Wood of Hillsboro asks
given the visiting trustees for their
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Towery
it was not necessary or desirable: vjg^ and assurances of friendship two children of LaGrande
tion is held
Under the law th e. the Expre88 to announce that the
to merge with another, unless the
The members of the Commercial \ visiting at the Jim Ritchie home, office cannot be declared vacant | d t J the cIosing of the con t st
other came with an endowment club then elected a new set of nine Mr. Towery says there was two until he incumbent has abamted ; f arguments on the benefit to be
equal to that of Pacific. He sug- directors, as follows: H. E. Inlow, feet of snow on the ground when himself for a period of sixty days. deriv£ b state and counties by
gested that all present including
G. Hoffman, C. A. Littler, L. he left I,aCirande and he hadn t| The mystery concerning Mr. the $6,000,000 bond issue has been
Graham, W. P. Dyke, A. E. seen the ground since November Buxton’s whereabouts and the PXtended to March 31st. Corn-
the trustees, agree to contribute
.. . ..
. ¡Scott, A. B. Capíes, M. J Fen- until after he got out of Union cause for his departure is as deep p]ete rules were published in last
annually to the college a certain ; enga and m . R. Johnson. These county.
today as it was a week ago.
j week’s Express.
Pacific University Has
Many Loyal Friends
A Fine Program
Before Woman’s Club