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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 6, 1917)
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Vol. 2, No. 25
FOREST GROVE. OREGON. THURSDAY. SEPT. 6. 1917
$1.50 per Year
Aged Citizen Called
Will Eat Melons
A Statement By
Where the Money
John VanKoughnet, aged ninety
Next Monday evening after the
passed away at the home of
. Red Cross Officers regular business meeting, the
Has Been Spent
For Better Walks years,
his son, Charles, in this city at 2
To All Who Are Interested in Red
Subscribers to the recent $2,-
o’clock this (Thursday) morning,
O. O F., will be hosts to Dr. A.
The members of the city coun
as the result o f a n apophetic
We desire to announce to the II Johnson, grand conductor, who 000,000,000 issue of liberty bonds
cil hcl<l a speciul called meeting
public that the Red Cross sociefy comes to deliver an address on | and intending subscribers to the
stroke suffered Sunday night.
Tuesday evening to receive bids
second liberty loan are interested
Deceased was born at Conpta* in Forest Grove has been ad
on the macadamizing of North bleville, New York, on May 22, vanced from an auxiliary to a Odd Fellowship, and to members in knowing just how the money
Seventh street and transact other 1827, and when 33 years of age branch and in the future we will of the Subordinate and Rebekah obtained is used. A large amount
important business. AH members moved to Montague, New York, be known in Red Cross circles as lodges from all over the county. of money is necessary to maintain
were present during a part of the where h<* was united in marriage the “ Forest Grove B anch of the Past Grands Hill. Shearer and the Navy, which has been called
Portland Chapter of the American Morgan have been appointed a '
session, but Councilman Hawke with Miss Anna Dunham, who Red Cross ”
upon to defend our coast and our
passed away in this city on May
was called away before the meet 30lh of this year. In 1905 Mr.
Our territory has been enlarged committee to procure and serve1 commerce from attack.
watermelons and cantaloupes to
and M rs VanKoughnet a n d by giving to us the organization
To put the Navy on a war
George McGee, former county • laughter, Mary, moved to South of Western Washington county the members and their guests, basis, every ship in reserve had to
surveyor, was the only bidder for Dakota, where they resided until into units or auxiliaries and all in- j with full discretion as to how and tie fully manned a n d commis
struction in work and all supplies1
the road wo-k and he offered to the spring of 1910, when they for this district will come through when they procure the “fruit.”
sioned. Many auxiliary vessels
moved to this city.
do the work at cost, plus ten per
also had to be added.
Four children survive the aged
cent. If the city prefers, he will father William VanKoughnet of
We have made, through our
Miss Eva Ritchey, daughter of
On April 6 there were 64,680
also finance the work until the Denmark, N. Y., Chas. L. Van Milita y Relief Committee, under Mr. and Mrs. James Ritchey of enlisted men; now there are more
fronds are sold, in wjiich ca-e he Koughnet of this city, Mrs Al | the able instruction of the Chair- this city, and Mr. H arp1 L Shick than 136,000. In addition, we
j man, Mrs. Todd, and her assist
expects interest on his investment. bert Anderson of Sturgis, S. I)., ants, two No. 8 boxes and have of We-ton were united in marriage have enlisted more than 35,000
and Miss Mary VanKoughnet of
at Pendleton last Monday, Rev.
The matter was referred to the Forest Grove.
shipped them to Portland, and the H. H. Hubbell of the First Chris reserves and t h e r e are 10,000
street committee, with power to
John VanKoughnet was a kind • third one is almost ready to go,1 tian church of Pendleton perform National Naval Volunteers in ser
close a contract with Mr. McGee and generous husband and father, besides a large amount of knitter! ing the beautiful ring ceremony. vice.
if the members conclude this is ! a good citizen, was a member of goods which will be ready for The father and brother of the
Contract have been placed for
•he Congregational church and shipment in a short time. The bride accompanied her to Pendle every des'royer and submarine
the best that can be done.
Recorder Dyke read a res lu- lived a Christian life to the end. passed upon by the inspectors in ton to witness the ceremony.
Many friends will grieve at the
The groom is a worthy and in chaser that the shipyards of the
tion establishing street and side news of his death
charge of the store room in Port dustrious
young farmer of Uma country can build, and new records
walk grades on a number of streets ! Funeral services will be held at land and accepted by them and tilla county, while the bride is too are expected in construction. All
and same was adopted. (Plats on the home of C. L. VanKoughnet, pronounced ‘ very nice.”
well known in Forest Grove to this is in addition to the 32,000-
need any eulogy at the hands of ton battleships; the five battle
file at the recorder’s office.)
W*st Pacific Avenue, at 10:30
cruisers of 35,000 tons each, the
An ordinance amending ordi next Saturday morning, Rev. A. attend the sewing room every the writer.
Mr. and Mrs. Shick will reside largest and swiftest war vessels
nance No. 211 so as to prevent
ever built; the six scout cruisers
will be in Forest View cemetery,
on a farm near Weston.
wooden walks being laid in the with the same pall bearers as who are doing the knitting. Th
I and many auxiliary
which we have made contracts.
city in future was given first and carried the beloved wife to her sewing class meets at A G Hoff
Forest Grove Honored
man’s store and most of the knit-
second readings and passed by a last resting place.
county’s share of These will be built as early as
■ ting is tak* n to the homes of those the Washington
called under the possible, but the right of way in
vote of four to one. Councilman
who are willing to help make the selective draft was
Verboort Woman Called
two men and construction is being given to de
Hines dissenting and Councilman
Mrs. Petronelia DeVlaminck,
Frank Lloyd Smith and Enoch stroyers and small craft.
Hawke being absent.
Since the day war was declared
Will both of this city, volunteered
aged 36, passed away at the For
engaged in this work seems piti- to fill the quota. This is 5 per the Navy has patrolled our own
An insurance inspector recently
est Grove hospital last Friday. af- , fu'ly small compared with the
visited the city and reported, in
of the call and it is expected coast3. For coast defen-es scores
ter a short illness, and funeral ser 500 or 600 w ,,eu of this com cent
that 40 per cent will be called of vessels have been secured-
writing, that the Pacific Avenue
vices were held at St. Anthony’s munity. It would seem that there about Sept 19th.
yachts, fishing vessels, fast motor
garage was carrying a dangerous
boats, and other minor craft, and
church in this city Monday, at 9 should lie at least 100 who would
amount (500 gallons) of gasoline
others are being added to this
CONDENSED NEWS NOTES
a m , Rev. Father Puck ringing be interester! enough to devote
one half day each week to thisI
above ground. He thought the
force as rapidly as possible.
■ a requiem high mass and Rev. cause, but there is not. Our army
Furnished r o o m s f o r rent.
city needed an ordinance against
The navy has sent to France a
Father Van Clarenbeck of Ver is being sent to France as rapidly Phone 024x.
corps of aviators, who arrived on
this condition, as well as one
boort preaching a short sermon. as it can and needs that you do
M iss Manche I^ngley returned June 8, the first contingent of the
against allowing so much inflam
Deceased was the daughter of your “bit.” We also need all the last night from a business trip to regular armed forces of the United
mable rubbish in the alleys. He
States to land on French soil.
, Gabriel and Mary Sohler and was old linen and old cotton cloth you Junction City.
have. Brine it in thoroughly ster
was pleased with our water sup
The Aeronautic Corps has been
A daughter was born Saturday greatly enlarged, aviation bases
ilized (washed and ironed) and
ply and fire fighting apparatus,
except that he recommended the Twelve years ago she was united leave it at Mr. Hoffman’s store. morning to Mr. and Mrs. M. B. established along the coast, and
in marriage with Ivo DeVlamick, We are now having to buy mueh Bump of Hillsboro
purchase of more fire hose
officers and men trained in the
City Attorney Tongue wrote who, with five small children, sur of the material we are using.
Bill and Carmel Good will leave operation of seaplanes, dirigible
And let us correct an erroneous next Monday for a trip through balloons, and other types of air
the mayor that the suit of the El vives her. She is also survived by
liott Construction c o m p a n y eight brothers and three sisters. impression that seems to exist in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri.) craft. An additional appropria
against the City of Forest Grove The husband, her pastor and a the minds of some people, and
County Clerk Kuratli yesterday tion of $45,000.000 has been asked
(for pay for that leaky sewer) nurse were a t the bedside when that is that some of our active issued a license for Fred C. Reed, for aviation.
would be started in Portland , Mrs. DeVlaminck passed away, workers in the organization activ of Wasco county to wed Bertha
About $80,000,000 is involved
ities are being paid a salary or are Reed of Gaston.
about Oct. 1st.
in the entire building program in
j The father and motherless child on
a per centage basis or some
Council then adjourned.
ren have the sympathy of a large
A new Deere wagon and good our navy yards, training stations,
submarine and aviation basis, the
circle of friends in their affliction
Hesseltines to Leave
solutely not the case. No one horse and harness for sale cheap, big storage warehouses we are
now. or at any other time in the or will trade for lumber. Cope building for munitions and sup
The many friends of Mr. and
history of the Red Cross work in land & McCteady.
plies, the new shops, foundries,
Mrs. Roy Hesseltine will regret to
Forest Grove or this community
Prof. Bates returned last even shipways, the huge drydocks, and
learn that they expect to leave
connected with our auxiliary or ing from Portland, where he at the various structures under way
next week for Vancouver, Wash .
Members of Portland’s Y. M. branch, has ever received one cent tended a meeting of the North or provided for.
where Mr. Hesseltine has pur C. A., with their wives, number for anything they have done or west Library association.
The Marine Corps has more
chased a good-sized block of stock ing seventy-five people, all told, been reimbursed for their ex
in enlisted strength
With them it is purely a city today to arrange for the ship since doubled
in the Vancouver National Hank. spent Sunday in this city, holding penses.
began. On April 6
labor of love and an exemplifica-1
The deal for the stock was made business sessions at Marsh Hall tion of their loyalty to th • call of ment of her household goods to there were in the corps 426 com
some months since and Mr. Hes and Herrick Hall. They brought the government. All our bills' Portland, where Dr. Moore has missioned officers and 13,266 en
opened an office.
listed men, only 1,479 recruits be
seltine is expected to ’ take his with them their own chef, who must be O. K.’d by the one mak
required to bring it up to its
The members of the J. H. Con-
place in the bank in the near prepared and served meals for the ing the purchase, passed upon by
authorized enlisted strength
the auditing committee, and al nett family will leave Monday to of 30,000.
future, hence it becomes necessary
A force of marines has
lowed by the executive committee
for them to leave Forest Grove,
in France for service
to look after their greater financial d e rric k Hall. Practically all the t>efore being paid and let us assure Miss Lucile will enter the law of under Gen. Pershing,
and the en
interests. Mr. Hesseltine is still provisions for the table were pur you that no bill for salary or fice of L. L. Langley as a steno tire corps is eager for action.
wages could get by. Our books grapher.
interested in the First National chased in this city.
open to the members of this
Hank of this city and leaves with
Dish Towels Needed
Miss Liola House, daughter of
It has for some years been the
branch for inspection and you are I M rs. Mary House, will be united
the best wishes for those who
soldiers camped in the
¡invited to look at them
have succeeded him in the activei
detention c a m p s are
management of the local institu hold at least one meeting outside
Do not forget, however, that we Halford of Coalinga, Calif., at the greatly in need of dish towels and
tion. And the Express believes it I
need your help, and that you will Congregational church this after those made from flour sacks will
voices the sentiment of all the ; selected Forest Grove. Among feel better and be happier by do noon, Rev. Patten officiating.
be gratefully receiv d at the Red
stockholders when it slates that! the business transacted was the ing your duty to the government
sewing rooms in the A. G.
Mr. Hesseltine’s connection with ■ planning of the year’s work.
and to our soldier boys.
store. Please bring them
the local bank has made it a b et-1 General Manager Scott of the
W. H. HOLLIS,
ter and stronger institution than Southern Pacific Railway com
Chairman Forest Grove Branch
Forest Grove Branch of
it was before his connection there pany is authority for the state Portland Chapter American Red attends school. The remainder of
with. Having been for 35 years ! ment that his company and the Cross.
in the banking business, Mr. Hes-| railroad brotherhoods have come
The regular meeting of the For
DOROTHY H. SEYMOUR.
seltine’s services will, no doubt, to an agreement that will avert a
Grove Hospital auxiliary will
Secretary. Bernards of Verboort and Edward I be held
be of much benefit to the Van threatened strike.
Friday afternoon at 3:00
The Hoffman Evaporator is Sohler of Banks, which was to o’clock, at the home of Mrs. J. P.
Swanton Bateman, a young son canning about 400 pounds of Ev have been solemnized at the Ver Hurley. All members are urged
Mr. and Mrs. Hesseltine are
mighty good citizens and the Ex of George Bateman, Tuesday had ergreen blackberries per day and boort church yesterday, has been to be present as this is a semi
press hopes they will be received the index finger of his left hand so would handle l.OOOpounds if they postponed one week on account1 annual meeting, and there is im
as such by the people of Van badly mangled in a feed chopper were obtainable. They are pay of the death of Mr. Sohler’s sister, portant business.
that amputation was necessary.
ing 3 > ¿c.
Portland Y. M. C. A.
Visits Forest Grove