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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 14. 1918
The party will leave on the 7:20
Married fifty-tight Year«
Monthly Meeting of
S. P. train. Notify Mrs. Hum Eugenics Contest
Dr. Hall Speaks
On March 15th, I860, Nelson
phreys, at M cNutt’s, if you ex-
and Miss Anna Shearer I
Friday, March 22 Gardner
were united in marriage back in
of Hun Menace p*e* New
*° » Minister
At last Monday’s meeting of the the state of Missouri, and two
With a full attendance, the
Traveling t h e
Grove Woman’s club, M r., year, la w thuyrU.rtwJ aero" ; th e; membm, o( the cit’y'cou acil met
The Methodists of Forest Grove F" re»‘
states under the direction of Reed
chairman of the R,“ “ wl‘ h “
College Extension course and turned out in goodly numbers last
Oregon. After six months and six in monthly session Tuesday nigh’
speaking at Marsh Hall last Sunday, both morning and even- public health committee reported days they arrived
Portland, transacted a little business and
night on invitation of the Forest !
to. hear their
their new minister, thattoo.Friday. March 22d. m
u „ f e and sound, having met with spent several hours in social con-
m. - . a Rev. John
ifW«kio hardship, IT.,.
Grove Brotherhood, the
n . Eberi,
„ late of Si-seton, of Portland s leading physicians;„nn.
but no versati >n and mastication of var
mereiai Club and the faculties of bouth Dakota. Lev
trouble with the" Indians. They ious textiles.
Treasurer Sparks asked for an
Pacific University and the high a KO<|d invpfvssion in the morning babies (6 months to 5 yeurs;whose liked Oregon so well that they
parents desired them entered in
in compensation as light
school, Dr. Walter P. Hall, mem
the eugenics contest. There are have remained here ever since and and water collector and Water
ber of the Princeton University of the fact that he had just com
they will quietly, cele- „
no prizes, but a thorough scoring tomorrow
brate their 58th wedding anniver- Commissioner Watkins reported
faculty, related some of his ex pleted a journey of 2 000 miles to
periences and resultant conclu get here. He went to Portland
>ary. They have lived in Forest j that his assistant, Jap Munkers,
the rules of the Congress of
sions on the war against Hun
Grove twelve years. Ten child had found better paying employ
Ebert and three children and the Mothers. There is a charge o f ; ren have been born to them and ment and left him He thought
domination of the world.
members of the family are now at 25c for registration, but this can eight still live, three of them— if the city would raise the wages
Dr. Hall spent several months home in the M. E. parsonage.
be waived where parents do not Fred and Gus Gardner and Mrs. of himself and Light Commissioner
as an ambulance truck driver on
feel able to meet the expense.
Bertha Howard—residing in this Sayres, they might take on the
the French front and, on his way
The contest will be held in the
work heretofore done by Munkers,
to the United States, was su b -!
Congregational church and will couple. Long life to this estimable in addition to their own work. A
marined and floated, in a nude \
k l a r lg h ir p p f n r q continue throughout the day.
resolution was passed to give Mr.
D i i e t i u i b Habks muHt be rcgUtered with
condition, for, « ight hours an a
Sparks a raise of $10 per month,
storm-tossed raft. As a result of j The annual meeting of the For Mrs. Walker or Mrs. M. S. A len 1 a U ,U U t IltUIJ
Watkins a raise of $5 and Sayres
the exposure he has suffered ever 1 est Grove Commercial club was before the day of the contest.
since with throat trouble and
a m r ¿.»in.., t „Woi
Street Commissioner Watkins
speaks with some difficulty.
to Mrs. P. L. Schultz and her
,hat ,he management of
First of all, Dr. Hall made it j
committee for the economy prac
clear that, war being the trade to j forty-eight members were seated. ticed in serving th e excellent county will be held I. H iliX r o | ^
f i C
which the average C< rman is ap- i The dinner was a good one, ad lunch on ‘ Guest’s Day,” when next Wednesday, March
’ south, from A street to the can-
prentieed when a boy, the Hun mirably served and put the mem
the- committee expended but
u d I » « 7 and the street committee
army is not to be pushed aside by
$3 89 of the $5 00 appropriated
the wave of a hand or a breath of reports of officers and the election for the refreshments; also to the
air. The Huns know how to fight
decorations for i a
und they fight. The English and
of the Patriotic League of f f r i , " " “ do “ " a r d *he
ington County and the afternoon
It appearing that sjab-wood is
French have learn d this, but are presided and Treasurer Littler re-
in no way dismayed. The Amer ported receipts during the year of, O n jn vital ion of Miss Wilma and evening sessions will consist costing the city $3.50 per cord
ican soldiers are just as brave and, $883.36, disbursements of $785.53 Waggener the meeting of March of mass meetings and demonstra- and the wood can be purchased
when they get a little more train and $95 83 on hand. Most of the 25th, will be held at the mu^ic tions by the Food Adrninistra- at the mill, ten miles away, for
ing, will be able to play the Hun money handled was spent for the room of Pacific University, and tion and other War Service organ- 3,oc' Maj or Paterson suggested
that the city might, with profit,
game to the satisfaction of their G. A. R encampment last June Miss Waggener will have charge zations
officers and the allies The great and was donated by public-spirited of the musical numbers. Mrs. O.l ‘ Mr. A r t h u r M. Churchill, seI1 ^ team and buy a motor
danger is that civilians of Ainer- j citizens. The leceipts from mem- M. Sanford will read a paper on Chairman of the State Food Con- truck to haul its own wood and
“ The New
and there servation campaign, who is hold- f|o other work now done by team.
Ica wi I not take the war seriously I bership dues were $!*•>.
enough to make the supreme sac-1 Secretary Johnson reported 95 will be other features of interest, ing a series of county meetings
representative of the United
rifieee needed to back up their | members in good standing at the Th© meeting is open to the public, throughout the state, will be pres- irucA '? ? ?
and stated that
ent and will address all sessions, for $3,655.00 his company would
fighting men and boys with arms, I close of the year and President
With him are a number of ladies sell the city a truck that would
munitions, clothing, food and Graham, who was out of the city,
other supplies. Ships to haul these sent in a written report, showirtg
from the Corvallis Home E c o -, b*ul eight cords of wood per day
nomie branch, who will give dem -! *rum the mill in question With
supplies are being built, but they some of the most important act- '
will be useless unless the civilian ivitiea of the club The mo>t im ! Beginning Tuesday morning of onstrations in cooking and the use tw° men s wapos, the cost would
population furnishes supplies to portant was, probably, the secur this week a new revuhtion nro- of substitutes for wheat and other be about $10 oO per day and the
truck would pay for itself in two
haul. T h e French soldier has ing and handling of the G A It. mis wee«, a m w regulation, pro- foQ(Js
stood the brunt of the fight on encampment, which gave the city | S i x * be3Vurchased°f w U h ^ w h
^ is the earnest desire of Mr.
tHef offere? t0 make a
black bread, apple sauce and un much favorable advertising; the must be purchased with each Churchi]| that loval housewives demonstration at any time the
sweetened black coffee and is far officers of the club wi re instru
from all parts o f't h e county be ?
N o a c*
from b e i n g discouraged. His mental in having a Washington Principal Bates, Forest Grove present, with their note books in
greatest concern is the welfare of ’ county exhibit at the Land Pro Food Commissioner, has received order that they may not only sc-
the folks at home and the uncer d u cts show in Portland last N ov these instruction from W. B cure the information for them- company having offered to meas-
tainty as to how many men ember and this, also, w ara good Ayer, state commissioner.
be selves, but may take home what uFe tbe electric current used by
America will send to the conflict. piece of advertising The Club
,e cliY> “ ee 0* charge, to ascer-
purchased without an e q u a l they learn and demonstrate it to
The speaker was very m uch1 has also been active in working
what it would cost the city
weight in substitutes for wheat.
disturbed about the activity of for good roads, especially in see
a like amount of cur-
The great need of the allies for
certain pro-Hun publications in I ing that this part of the county wheat products is given as the , conservation,
. - .
. this ruling. Heretofore factor at . this
this country and mentioned “ St. was not neglected in routing the,
time, can be carried the light committee was instruct
ed to have t h e measurement
Joseph’s Blati,” a German lan state highway and th e p rsid m t itbe
consumer was able to purchase to every home in the county,
guage paper published at Mt. believed that the n u t) bad ac- two
ds of flour for e
Meetings will be so arranged made. Some members of the
Angel by the Benedictine Fathers, complished enough to justify its pound of substitute.
thal 3,1 visitors will get the full council think the city could save
from $1 500 to $2,000 per year by
as a publication t h a t needed existence
Don’t get angry at your grocer va].ue °f
current, instead of
The reports disposed of. Prof. if he complies with the adminis- W1. no^ be cr 9 w’ded out.
He advised against public crit
tration’s rules and regulations.
entertaining musical pro
gram is being arranged and the j The recorder read a short note
icism of our war activities, as pointed a committee to solicit
program will include speakers of from the sheriff, wherein the lat-
Grand Army Man Called
many people would be discour those present for membership (at
reputation, covering all ter promised to give the illegal
aged when there was no real $1.00 per) and secured thirty
William Ridgley, aged 77 years
punch boards operated in this city
reason for discouragement. This members.
and eleven months, passed away
This meeting was announced in his * attention” in due time,
was a favorite method of the
The election of directors result at his home in this city at 9:30
Warren Construction company
Huns for discouraging civilians. ed in the selection of A. G. Hoff- : this morning, heart disease being last week’s paper for Saturday,
March 16th, but has been post- reported, in writing, that it would
Russia has gone down to humili man, B. J. Simpson. M. R . John- the cause of death.
ation as a result of listening to son, R. F Clark, R . W. Reder,
Mr. Ridgley was born in Ohio poned until Wednesday, March send a man to the city soon to
the Hun whisjterings
America A. E. Scott, W . C. Benfer, H. E. on April 11, 1840, and moved to 20th, because of conflicting county look after repairing the paving
done by that company
should be too wise to let this in Inlow and W. W. McEldowney Iowa while still a young man, be events.
Let us all go.
A resolution authorizing the
sidious propaganda disorganize The directors will meet later on ing united in marriage to Miss
her war work.
of a warrant for $1,674.00
call of Mr. Hoffman and select Elizabeth Maxwell in that state
CONDENSED NEWS NOTES
for improvements on Sev-
The house was fairly well filled their officers.
on Feb 3, 1862. He served dur
A son was born last week to
with interested listeners and Dr.
Dr. Hall, who later spoke at ing the civil war in the ‘29th Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Elm r Purdin of the enth street was passed.
Hall received c l o s e attention Marsh Hall, was a guest of the infantry, serving with credit to Thatcher district.
Mayor Paterson reported hav
throughout his speech. President: club at the dinner and told some himself and his regiment.
ing paid du-ing the month to
Mrs. J. N. Austin is visiting her witnesses in the sewer lawsuit as
Inlow of the Brotherhood presid- of his experiences with the French
Eight children were borti to Mr. mother. Mrs. Jesse Knight, and
ed and the meeting opened with army. lie is not inclined tu b e
witness fees and expenses sums
the singing o f “ T h e
Star-, discouraged at the outlook for and Mrs. Ridgley, of whom the(Qther relatives in this city, on her tota ing $855.89, with some of
following are living: H H. Rldg- way from Riverside, Calif., to an
Spangled Banner,” by the aud- vanquishing the Huns, but made
the witnesses still to pay. The
ley ofjseattle, S. W. Ridgley and eastern state where she and her
ience, led by Thos. E. Isaacs. A j it plain that it was a man’s job Mrs. Esther Watson of this city
case has been sidetracked until
double quartet of college girls and Yankee Men must be pre and Mrs. Jane Olson and Mrs. husband will reside.
; the second week in April and it is
T h e Beaverton
Commercial i estimated that three weeks more
favored the audience with a song. pared to go up against the most Alura Hines of Gales Creek.
club, Honor Guard Girls and citi will be required to finish.
| brutal and efficient war machine
The family came to Washington zens in general have invited the
An Excursion to Portland
'ever assembled by man—or devil,
The monthly payroll was not so
Mrs. L. A. Humphreys, the
O N. Mullikin, a band man, county in 1876 and the wife and entire county to come t ° ’ hat |arge as usually, coming under
lady who has for the past two stated that he would like to re- mother passed away five years town next Saturday to attend the
opening of the potato starch fac-
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weeks been demonstrating wheat organize the Forest Grove band ago.
Funeral services will be held at tory. A fine program, with din-j Recorder Dyke reported that a
substitutes in this city, has ar- and the directors will hear his
the Buxton chapel at 2:30 tomor ncr at noon, has been prepared. I " f * e,ec'. on ' “ *■ maklnS term.3 ? '
ranged to take as many Forest proposition later,
all councilmen two years, made it
Grove ladies as desire to make the
Judge Hollis reported that the row (Friday) afternoon, under the
The M arcb meeting of the For- necessary to amend t h e city
trip thru the Crown flouring mills, government was looking for a site
Brotherhood (March charter and he was instructed to
the Pacific Coast Biscuit plant, for an aviation field and suggested G. A. R. Friends are invited.
~f)tm will be in the nature of a draw up the amendments needed,
the G o l d
C r e s t Creamery, that the Club try to find such a
Council then adjourned.
J. W. Goodin of North Plains reception to Rev. and Mrs John
the I/)g Cabin Bakery and a part field near this city. President has filed for the republican nomi Ebert, and will consist of a supper
of the Union meat company’s Hoffman appointed Messrs Hollis, nation for county judge.
at one of the churches, addresses
Mrs. Anna E. Dixon, the milli
plant in Portland next Wednes Dyke and Johnson to look into
by members and, probably, some ner, has just placed on display a
day, with a free lunch at the Log the matter.
A son was born Monday at the ‘music. T h e members will be fine line of Spring Hats of the ac
Cabin Bakery. All the ladies are
The crowd then adjourned to local hospital to Mrs. Julius Kin permitted to bring their wives to cepted shape, color and design.
expected to pay is their car fares. Marsh Hall.
dle of Verboort.
Come and look them over.
Wednesday, March 20
A Chance to Show