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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 10, 1918)
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AN IN D E PEN D E N T WEEKLY NEWSPAPER
A. G. Hoffman Is
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY, JAN. 10. 1918
LE T H IM L IV E
Odd Fellows Install
Assisted by Past Grands M c
From "The Silent Partner”
At Tuesday night’» meeting of
There was a meeting of the
the city council, with all members
“ Patriotic Council of Washington
present except Hawke, the re»ig-1 Gurtis, Graham and Benfer, Die-
A h long at flowers their perfume give,
County” at Hillsboro last Friday
nation of Councilman McCready, j trict Deputy Grand Master R. C.
So long I’d let the Knitter live -
afternoon to provide branch com
(who quits because of too much Hill.Mf>nday evening installed the
Live and live for a million years,
mittees for Hillsboro and Forest
private business) was accepted officers of Washington lodge No
With nothing to drink but Belgian tears,
Grove, it being conceded that
and the place was offered to John 48, I. (). (). F., as follows:
With nothing to quench his awful thirst
these two towns were too large for
A . Thornburgh, who refused to
Dan S. Pierce, past grand; Carl
But the salted brine o f a Scotchman's curse.
one committee to look after.
serve. A. G Hoffman was then (;. Curtis, noble grand; George B.
On motion B. J. Simpson and
I would let him live on a dinner each day
appointed and, after a mild de- Onrnan, vice grand; H. R. Ber-
C. E. Wells were authorized to
Served from silver on a golden tray -
rnurrer, accepted and was sworn nard, recording secretary; R. C.
appoint ten men each for Forest
Served with things both dainty and sweet -
Hill, treasurer; ( ’has. VanDoren,
Grove and Hillsboro.
Served with everything but things to eat.
The monthly ami annual re- R S. to N. G ; W. H. Cole, L. S.
Mr. Simpson has appointed for
And I would make him a bed o f silken sheen,
|M>rts of the city treasurer were to N G .; Ivan R. Curtis, warden;
the Forest Grove auxiliary com
With costly linens to lie between.
accepted, bills amounting to $1,- S. G. Morgan, conductor; W. K.
mittee Messrs. W. H. Hollis, W
With covers of down and fillets of lace,
164.47 were allowed, A. G. Hoff- Curtis, chaplain; J. Wehrly, in
C. Benfer, H. L. Bates, A. E
And downy pillows piled in place;
man was granted permission to side guardian; W. C. Benfer, out-
Scott, M. R. Johnson, W. J Me
Yet when to ita comforts he would yield.
install a public drinking fountain sid»* guardian; J. H. Shearer, R
Cready, A. B. Patten, R. L. Put
It would stink with the rot o f the battlefield,
in front of his new store, to be ac- S. to V. G .; Clarence Ortman, L.
nam, R. F. Clark and H. E. Inlow
And blood and bones and brains o f men
ceptable to the water commit tee S. to V. G ; E. B. Catching and
Should cover h:m, smother him—and then
The Hillsboro committee is com
and a light pole at the rear of the S. A. Walker, scene supporters
His pillows should cling with the rotten cloy—
posed of John M . Wall, J. E
same building was ordered moved. I \ resolution was introduced to
Cloy from the grave o f the soldier boy.
Reeves, S. C. Killen, C. B. Buch
Sam Ridgley was appointed en- provide for a financial sec re ary
And while God’s stars their vigils keep.
anan, Dr. R . M. Erwin, N. A
gineer at the light plant, in place and this officer will lie elected
And while the waves the white sands sweep.
Frost, E J McAlear. M. H. Stev
of Walter Watkins, who resigned next Monday.
He should never, never, never sleep.
enson, R. M. Easter and O. B
to en'ist in the navy, and pur
tAnd thru all the days, thru all the years,
chasing committee was author
I. 0. 0. F. Encampment
There should be an anthem in his ears
It was reported that the county
ized to advertise for cord and slab
Ringing and singing and never done
Assisted by Deputy Grand Jun
conrt had, on request, made an
From the edge of light to the set o f sun,
appropriation of $100 to defray
Fire Chief Lenneville’s annual ior Warden J. F. McGill, District
Moaning and moaning and moaning wild—
some necessary expenses of the
report showed eight fires during Deputy Grand Patriarch Chas.
A ravaged French girl’s bastard child.
such as stenographic work
the year, with a property loss of VanDoren last night installed the
and stationery, the
officers of Washington Encamo-
court recognizing t h e a id the
As lovely a castle as ever could be;
Mayor Paterson reported hav
council might be to the county
Then I’d show him a ship from over the sea,
ing paid out $849.10 to witnesses, ows:
Bernard Ortman, Past Chief
in the sewer lawsuit and council
The State Council of Defense
Laden with water cold and sweet.
allowed his bill. He reported that Patriarch; James Devlin,* Chief
having written that Major F. B.
the trial was continued from last Patriarch; R C Hill, Senior War- J
Edwards, Captain E. J. Cook and
Yet does she scarce touch the silvered sands,
Friday to today and that the El den; Julius Wehrly, Junior War
Lieutenant Colonel J. M. Mac
liott company still had two wit den; Wm. VanAntwerp, High
millan, of the Canadian army, re
Priest; S. A. Walker, Scribe; J H.
nesses to testify.
cently invalided home from the
And though he’d watch on the wave swept shore,
Treasurer; J. F. McGill,
Seventeen former firemen in
trenches, were available as speak
Our Lusitania would rise no more.
formed the council, by letter, that first watch; Dan Pierce, second
at public patriotic meetings,
In "N o Man’s Land’ ’ where the Irish fell.
they were ready and willing to watch; W. C. Benfer, t h i r d 1
Mahon was authorized
I’d start the Kaiser a private hell;
serve the city if Chief Lenneville watch; W H. Cole, fourth watch;
to secure these speakers for dates
would resign fr >m the depart George Ortman, inside guard-
in Washing“x>n county. Since Uie
In evwry wound I ’d pour ground glaaa;
>•»; L. G. M or ley, outside guard- ■
ment. The chief was n a i t P f i ' hou;
it has been arranged to
n ow |an. B ernard 0 rtm a n an(, o
I*d march him out where the brave boys died —
many men he now had and stated
have these men at Hillsboro on
he had sixteen and could get Kels y, guards of tent. Owing to
Friday evening, Jan. 18th, at
In the fearful gloom o f his living tomb,
thirty if he wanted them. Coun the lateness of the hou*', the in
There is one thing I’d do before I was thru;
cil then tabled the communica stallation lunch was postponed
I’d make him sing, in a stirring manner.
tion. Chief reported that four until Jan. 23d.
large numbers, accompanied by
The wonderful words of "The Star Spangled
former firemen had refused to
the High School Glee club.
hand in their uniforms and Mayor
If you want to go to hear these
Paterson stated that he under-
Gale Grange met last Saturday
talks, notify B. J. Simpson in or-
food they would do so soon.
for the first time in 1918 Besides
! der that seats may be reserved
A communication from the regular routine work, considerable
j for the Forest Grove contingent.
county assessor stated that . a levy ' new business was transacted and
N. A. Frost, county superin
of 13.2 mills would be required t o , a t.|ass of three were received into
tendent of schools, was present
raise the $10,603.00 asked for in fu|| membership. Deputy A. Mil-
! and offered to assist the council
The open meeting of the Con
The recent drive for members through the schools of the county,
the city’s budget and this was lie- ier of Albany, in a very creditable
of the Red Cross in this county The offer was gladly accepted.
yond the legal limit. Recorder manner, installed the following
Woman’s club, held at Langley
was instructed to notify the hoard officers1
hall last Monday afternoon was has resulted in adding more han 1
of equ itation to m ote the levy
Maslc j E u ,wl
one of the most interesting yet 4 000 members in Washington:
9.4 mills ami the council wouldl ^ ^
Minnie Lewi,; Steward,
county, the west end of the county j Writing t o h i s father from
curtail its expenditures and 8ft Mrs Mary Newton; Asst. Stew- held by that committee.
bringing in more than 2200 mem- somewhere in France” Chas. G.
along with this levy, which will ard, F. J. Lewis; Lecturer, S. T .
Staley of the 18th Engineers.de-
produce about $9,000.00 t a x Walker; Treasurer, H . T. Buxton;
bers, with Forest Grove rolling up
the streets and* sidewalks
talk on “ Food Values,” illustrat more than 1,000 members. With
Secretary, Mrs. E v a Adams; ing her points by sample menus
of the towns he has visited. He
Council then adjourned.
Ceres, Miss M. A. Lewton; Flora, and Mrs. Anna Pogue, who re 85 new members, Gales Creek says the streets are just wide
Mrs. Eva Thompson; I,ady Asst. turned Thursday from Corvallis, produed what is called a hundred enough for two carts to pass and
Steward, Mrs. Maud Buxton. where she attended a state meet per cent membership (the equal of the sidewalks are rough and nar
Brother Miller also gave a talk on ing of the Woman’s Committee of two for each family); Cornelius row, but this doesn’t bother him,
did the same with 250 members as he lived in Forest Grove before
Thafrher is in thp
plaaa i . , 1
. 1 ,
The K a n S sld£ waIks came into fashion
The stockholders of both the ” commanding the attention of made an interesting report of the ^ t h 82 mlmber
^ P „ he ,n «opdhealth, as
local banks met Tuesday and Granges all over t he United States, I SeSSions at Corvallis. Miss Anna £ ! v district is also in that
elected officers, as follows;
for we can do our share in help- Barrows of Washington, D. C., ^ £ 67 members ^DUley h a d 106 are Cec'- Hughes and Eme,T
Mont, also from this section. He
First National- M R. Johnson, ing the Government by
Pr° S ' ” atntthe ^sfite^ meeting“ and a m b e r s at last report and Cherry “ „ ¡J ^
write* aTong* inter"
Chris Peterson, Allan Rice, J. E. duction and conservation tHe
forcibly emphasized the need of
!eating tetter, but is afraid of the
Loomis and A J. Demerest,
Gaston were not all in, but the censor s eraser. (The letter the
directors, with M. R. Johnson, land gave an inspiring talk on more and more conservation in workers did well there.
president; Chris Peterson, vice “ Patriotism.”
food, fuel and textiles^ Miss Bar-
j n pores( Grove the team citp- editor of the Express saw has a
president and A. J. Demorest as
rows impressed her hearers with (ained b Mrs Brady Chowning h
J ’SSfen He also mentions
the priz* having taken out $10,000 life in
the idea that America 1 has not yet wouId ¿ ve carried
learned the great need for con for the most members had there surance, which costs him $7 per
Forest Grove National— E F.
and many of them came been a prize. Mrs Merle Reder month. He says this comes pretty
Burlingham, John E. Bailey, W.
The newly elected officers of
meeting determined to has given very faithful and ef- high for a private, but he has lit
W. McEldowney, S. G. Hughes Diamond Assembly No. 27,United
tle use for money, as Uncle Sam
John A. Thornburgh, directors, Artisans, were installed Tuesday begin
begin to really save
save in the h.°.m e! ficient service as secretary, keep - 1 f„ d a d _i th_ hi so|dier vp v
with J. A. Thornburgh, president; evening as follows:
for the benefit of the nation. Mrs. ¡ng the records straight and neat, feeds - cIothei> h,s s0,- ers very
well. The climate of France he
John E Bailey, vice president
E. G. Webb, M. A .; Della Pogue is asked by the Council to in spite of manv difficulties.
finds about the same as that of
and W. W. McEldowney cashier. Baldwin, Supt.; Marie A. Patton, make talks before the various!
Inspector; C. L. Perry, Secretary; lodges and societies of the city: Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hughes Oregon, two or three days rain,
Income Tax Man Coming
Geo. G. Hancock, Treas.; Clara and will be heard from on this big, are in Portland today to see their then a little sunshine and then
daughter, Hazel., who is very ill in more rain.
R H. Wisecarver, a representa Sage, Sr. Con.; Alma Sage, M. C .; vital subject.
tive of Milton A. Miller, collector Clara Fowler, Jr. Con.; W. K.
"Household Management and a hospital, following an operation
Billy Ives has been offered a
of internal revenue, will be at the Curtis, Warden; Hazelteen Stock- Account Keeping” was to have two weeks ago._________
good position at Vancouver and
First National bank in this city man, Instructor; Chas. Hines, been the subject for last Monday s
l . A. Copeland, superintendent if he can dispose of his hotel prop
tomorrow (Friday) to assist all Medical Examiner.
meeting, but Miss Edna Mills,
the C opland Lumber corn- erty to advantage will move to
subject to an income tax in mak
After the installation the mem federal and county Home Demon- pany’g yards at Bozeman, Mont., the Washington town in the near
ing out their reports. On Friday bers enjoyed a program of music, stration agent, has let it be known accornpanied by his wife, is visit- future. This news will be heard
of next week, Mr. Wisecarver will recitations, etc.
Diamond As that she would like to talk on that j ing at the W. J. McCready home with regret by many of the peo
be at the Forest Grove National sembly is growing steadily by the subject at the first meeting in
pie of the city, who have a high
bank for the same purpose. If addition of new members.
February and it has been so ar
regard for the members of the
you are a single man or woman,
More sensational than “ The Ives family.
ranged. Every woman in Forest
See the eight-reel Italian-Ger Grove should attend this meeting. Stars and Stripes in France” is
with a net income of $1,000 or
A new serial story, “ The De
over, if married, with an income man war picture at the Star
the eight-reel Italian war picture
Warranty deed and mortgage at the Star Theater Jan. 19th; stroying Angel” begins in this is
of $2,000 or more, better see this Theater on Jan. 19; just one
blanks for sale at this office.
sue of the Express.
' just one night.
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Interesting Session of • ¡Many Have Joined
the Red Cross
He’s Used to Bad Sidewalks