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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 31, 1918)
ähr Tinrent (6 m ue Sxurrau Caught in
His Own Trap
Published every Thursday at Forest («rove, Oregon
W. C. Benfer, Editor and Publiaher.
Filtered as secoml-elass m atter Jan. 12. 1916, at the postoffu-e at Forest (¡rove,
Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1S79
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We Buy j
A fter dinner they had some cigars
with the old man, and finally the old
man said it would bo a good thing to
Paid in advance
$1.00 One year
$1.50 send a squad of men as soon as p»«ssi-
.50 Six months
.75 1*1» while the snow was on the ground
.40 as the men would find it easy to find
them at home. So the major called the
THURSDAY, JAN. 81. 1918
sergeant major and had a detail of 18
i men and four days’ rations issued to
*‘l am sorry that you do not wear a ting every
1 each trooj>er. and ordered me to l>o
day and I can only ask you if you lose the physical
emblem to he sure that you wear it IN YOt’K
ready to start to Centerville, via Pine-
HKART: the heart of America shall interpret the
Factory, and to Centerville and
heart of the world.” President Wilson.
i Yellow Creek.
1 was to make the Pinewood Factory,
N 0 T E S A N I) C O M M E N T S
which was about forty miles distant,
the first duy. We hail a hart! day be
If the three-cornered scrap be ia. where he has sent thousands of fore us, as the snow was about 15 in
deep and very cold for Tennessee.
tween President Wilson, Secretary ! the brightest men and women of ches
but very few men on the road
of War Baker and Senator Cham his empire for , . holding
up. We lauded
berlain results in better and more views not to his liking; Private at Pinawood ju all st housed
as the sun was setting.
rapid preparedness to subdue the Font'eroy Fitz Maurice, the pet The foreman of the factory rushed out
Huns, good and well, but if this ted son of the Boston con-fish where 1 dismounted my tr«»op and in
formed me that was private property want my troop« to know anything as j He remarked that I had a fine lot of
scrap delays the bigger scrap, in aristocrat, is meekly taking orders and
he could not permit me to camp on regards the trap they had set for us. rTecruits and Col. I'olk said, “ Itecruita
which we are all interested, then from Captain James Casey, son of the premises.
informed him that As soon as I finished my meal I went hell! We are Confederate soldiers."
let the guilty trouble-makers be- Mike Casey, a section boss; so- we camped at I soon
any place that suited to the liv«-ry stable and onh-red a horse The next morning I took the prisoners
ware The people will have their ciety butterflies, who have never our taste. 1 said 1 would destroy noth saddled and bridled and then 1 arrested to Nashville, Tennessee, an d turned
them over to Andrew Johnson, the mil
before done a useful day’s work, ing but wood, and use a little hay for the eook anil we were soon all mounted itary
inning later—at the polls.
governor of Teanesseu. The gov
are working side by side in Red
ernor wus well aci|uuinlfd with Col.
The county auditor of Cuya Cross
and other patriotic service were very light for such cold weather. would return to camp at Charlotteville, Jam es Folk and asked him how he
hoga county, Ohio, complains that with girls
who inherited factory In the morning we mounted and were and we were soon off.
liked to be a prisoner. Folk said he
he can find but $680,000,000 of positions from
not mind being a prisoner, but t>e-
the road at five o'clock. The day
John D. Rockefeller’s wealth and banker and the hod-carrier are ? I on
was bright, not a cloud in sight, but a two miles from town and recrossed the ing captured by a d boy, without a
states that he is positive the oil tramping together from house to | sharl> hre«e was blowing from the river again, as the river was as crooked beard on his face, was disgusting to
magnate is holding out some of house to enlist the people in Red west. We halted the troop at noon anil as a horseshoe. We went back in the him. Governor Johnson replied "This
about five miles and camped at a boy is llie greut grandnephew of Gen
his property. He points out Cross, Y. M. C. A. and Liberty made some coffee and fried some bacon, hills
house and killed and roasted a eral John Savier."
that John D. paid but «0,000
pig and borrowed some eggs from the I will just add to this story that I
in taxes i n Cuyahoga county . cha> M
farm er's wife. We got up at 1 o’clock ruptured Col. Folk’s negro boy. Julius
very thinly settled.
in f o u r y e ars. What the Ex i of industry, who has never before try, When
we were getting pretty close the morning and ate our breakfast. Folk, and he stay is I with me and cooked
press would like to know is shown any tender feelings for the i to Centerville, a government horse With the coon for a guide, we struck for me until the close of the Civil war.
i buyer with our troop, whose feet got out for the head of Yellow Creek, where Col. J. H. Folk anil This*. Webster
very cold, asked me to let a soldier ride the cook told me that Col. i'olk and are l*oth from Columbia, Tennessee.
Rockefeller to pay the $10,000. when the workers will control the j ahead
of the troop with him as his feet Thos. W ebster and his men would Col. Folk had a very fine gold watch
Ben W. Olcott, secretary of destinies of nations.
i were almost frozen. They would stop camp. We struck Yellow Creek val when I captured him. He took it from
ley just before daylight, anil by the his |sM'kel and said, "T hat is some
state, has issued an announcement Hi-tory is being made rapidly at the first house to get warm. So time
the sun was up we had captured thing I appreciate very highly, us it
dashed 'off at a gallop and we
to the effect that he is a candidate i these days and the I’nited States they
otlicers and men. We just was presented to me hy my mother
traveled along slowly as the snow was
for the republican nomination for . federal government has taken long soft
the valley and surrounded while I was on a visit to England. You
up on the horses' feet.
governor of Oregon. He announc steps toward a more equal distri When and we hailed
got in sight of the house every house. We let one man get can read what she inscribed on the
es that he is too busy earning his bution of the burdens of war and where we expected to find the men, I away. His name was Petway and he w atch.” So I told the colonel if hr found
had just been married to a beautiful anyone that he could send the watch
salary to make a personal cam i of government in general. In fact, dashed ahead of the troop and when I young
lady, said to be the handsomest home with, I would let him do so, and
the house a man met me at his
paign for votes, but will appre so paternal has our government | i reached
woman in the county. His house was as we returned through Chause Valley,
ciate the support of all his friends. j become that even the socialists men were captured by Captain Me- on a bud place to surround and just us he met an old woman by the name of
He promises to resign his present have little complaint to make. ] Narry, a bushwhacker from Nashville. I turned the corner he jumped out on Chause and 1 returned the watch to the
position as soon as elected, so And now with Charley Schwab I asked the man of the house his name. the snow barefooted and with nothing colonel anil he sent it to his mother.
but his shirt and drawers. I was Now if any man knowing of the cir
Governor Withycombe can ap telling his coll ague that they He replied it was Dr. Bo veil. The doc on
atfraid of him as I really thought cumstances shoud read this article, I
point the new secretary of state. may soon be called upon to cea.-e ,, .
return. I went into his house would like very much to hear from
• I ,
! fe‘!t they make a dash around the
his wife how she liked m ar him. I understand that Col. Jam es H.
Isn’t it strange that the Port
She said she did not know, Folk lives in Fort Worth, Texas. Cap.
land Oregonian, for once,has words ! though the world-war had brought
only tried married life two Thos. Webster, the last I heard of
of commendation fo r Senator i the^day of the toiler coming into fleet-footed animal. I followed the cap days.
him, lived in Columbia, Tennessee. I
Chamberlain, democrat? Can it t^e'r own nearer in three short tain and his men and the two prisoners. Ju st as we were returning up the would be pleased to hear from either
be this champion Camouflager de- >ears l^an a^ the oraory turned When I came to the river I saw the valley we had a man come in front of Johnnie, Keh. or Yank.
GEO. W. PETERS.
sires to see the democrats in the
on the desert air has done in captain anil the prisoners just getting our command. I halted him us he hail
17th Tenn. Cav.,
cabinet get so deeply involved in
ford I plunged my horse in and soon
a scrap that they will cease war ing people of Russia had a fine struck
swimming water and rny horse "You don’t want me; I am foolish and Forest Grove, Oregon.
preparetions and allow the boys, ° P P ° rtunity
to come into their
' swam a few rods; but I landed and up have fits,” and he almost made ine be A patriotic meeting will lx* held
but they spoiled it, at le a s t, the bank ,
when I regthed thé lieve that he was foolish. When we
in the trenches to go wi thout
top of the bank I caught a glimse of started on our return trip my sergeant in the Assembly room of the pub
blankets, beds and bullets? Don’t
wanted and the captain and by the time we reached said "W ell, what will we do with this lic .school in Dilley, Frit. 8, at 2
seem possible, does it? But very
the town I was getting very close to rnan?” "B ring him along,” was my p. m. A joint program will be
strange things are done in the
are now enKaged in killing him
and the prisoners. I fired on them reply "and if he has a fit, shoot him given by the pupils of the school
name of partisanship, sometimes. each other off. Let us hop- that and killed
horse the government and bring his horse.” He had no fits and Riverside Grange Mrs. Jen
if the day ever comes when th»- agent was the
and the horse fell on and turned out to be a very fine and
workers take control of America the agent's riding
nie Kemp, from the Food Admin
foot. I did not have time highly eduraten man.
SEES A LIGHT
they will have profited by th e mis- to stop, however, and we soon came to We were soon on the return, as we istration Bureau, in Portland, will
M. 1 Schwab,
president of , takes of the Russian workers, to a lane and 1 got another shot and crip- were a long ways from our headquar-
be the speaker. Mrs Kemp comes
anil each one of my men h had
Corporation, the end that they will not destroy
th" horse my trooper was riding, ters,
recommended hy Mr. YV.
: so I had a straight run after the cap prisoner. We traveled all day with K. Newell. All are cordially in
last week told a crowd of rich each other,
tain and his man. I was soon close up out anything to eat, except the meal
men, gathered at a banquet in
them, and when we came to the we ate at midnight. At 9 o’clock that vited to attend. lecturer.
New York city, that “the time is | STRAINING
. . .
brush they both jumped from their night we stopped at a farm house and
Cook With foal
near when the men of the working ! Anent the suggestion th a t th e horsea and I captured them. My men I had a supper cooked for the troop
class—the men without property churches be closed to save fuel, soon came up and we returned to the and the prisoners. We left at 12 The Forest
* ~ “ Grove
».»« v » v
• i i * l l l l l g 4 Mill
anu arrived at Pinewook Fac- has |ai(1 ¡n a 8 u p p |y ()f
—will control the destinies of the the Michigan Christian Advocate hotel. The captain had a brand new o’clock
tory at 2 o’clock, where we stopped
saddle that and
world.” Continuing, this far-see- says: “We have not heard of the rebel uniform strapped so to I his should
1 ,s P^Par«! to supply-
authorities asking the saloons to ^ that st. f‘l he was
the a wnt‘fr’
ing captain of industry said:
at a reasonable price.
tall and slim man as his
“I am not one to turn over
and pants just fit your w riter fine. to camp with 18 prisoners, 18 horses, Order by telephone No 0232.
carelessly my belongings for the about their closing an hour earlier. coat When
we returned to Centerville af saddles and bridles.
Warranty deed and mortgage
uplift of the nation, but I am one The saloons are open sixteen or ter the chase,
I ordered a dinner for the When we reached camp, Major John blanks for sale at this office.
who has come to believe that the eighteen hours per day for six days troop and had the horses fed. In swim Kirwari came out to see the recruits.
worker will rule, and the sooner
the river I got my boots full of
we realize this he better it will while the churches are open a few ming
soon found the fire and
be for our country and the world hours in the week. Yet fuel ad emptied so the I water
at large In these times of war we ministrators see the salvation of was drying my o-ks from when my dyiner
of America should not criticise the the fuel situation in closing the announced. I told the troop to go into
Under the new management, this market has been
actions of our President and our churches, but for some reason the dining room and eat their dinners,
stocked up with a tempting line of
Nation. We are behind him and have overlooked the saloon and the cook, who was a big coon, came to
we are behind the Nation. When
sitting room and said my dinner
I say “we” I mean the steel men the breweries. By all m-ans close ¡ the
was ready. When I was M ated at tin;
of the United States. Within the the churches, hut close the saloons table the coon came up by my side and
next 18 months we will have more first. Don’t stop the forces of said, "Captain, you came powerfully
tonnage on the ocean than all the salvation and let the forces of I nigh being killed." I ju st rernarkad
Hams, Bacon, Sausage, Hamburger, Wieners, etc.
nations of the world.”
j that I did not see anybody to kill me
Also Bread, Cookies. Pickles, Spices,
Truly, the war is changing the
and he stated that the rebels had a trap
Fruits and Vegetables.
attitude of men and women toward Remember, friends, you must set for me and if I had gone 200 yards
COME AND SEE OUR GOODS
further on the road I would have been
pay in advance to get the Express captured.
We nay Cash for V eal
Nicholas Romanoff, c z a r of at one dollar per year. The reg baking bread for Col. Jam es H. Polk
pork. Hides, Poultry-
Russia, has been deposed by his ular price is $1 50. We pay you and Captain Thos. W ebster. I told him
Phone 03 0 1
former subjects and sent to Siber- 50c to collect from yourself.
not to say a word more as I did not
for Cash j
and Sell \
j The Main Street J j| mhpr Yard 1
Copeland & McCready
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The Pacific Market
Fresh Beef, Veal, Pork
Mutton and Poultry. . .