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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1918)
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A N IN D E P E N D E N T W E E K L Y N E W S P A P E R
FOREST GROVE. OREGON, TH U R S D A Y , A P R IL 4, 1918
nitions, food and clothing and by
eating such foods as are not need Impressive Services
A Liberty Loan
B IG A M E R I C A N D R I V E
ed by our fighting forces and their
at Christian Church
The address w a s very
Mass Meeting allies.
STARTS N EX T M ONDAY
forceful and undoubtedly gave
The services last Sunday morn
some in the audience a new con
Following a cafeteria lunch of
ing at the Christian church were
The Huns have made their > ands of schools months and months
ception of that thing the Huns
pronounced by many in attend
drives and have fallen far short ago.
call “ kultur.”
An effort is being made to in
of their objective. They have
The meeting was poorly attend ance as the most impressive and
terest the pupils of the schools in hall, l a s t Saturday afternoon, ed, considering the amount of ad largely attended Easter service
failed, in part, at least.
gardening and if enough signify the s a m e b e i n g given by vertising given it, less than 100 ever held in the local church. A
Now the Americans propose to
an interest, an instructor will take atriotic women, headed by Mrs.
few even said it was the best they
make a drive that will be felt charge of and advise the pupils la y Thomas, there was a mass persons being in the audience.
had ever witnessed anywhere.
from Dilley to Berlin. Soldiers during school and vacation time meeting in the large K. of P hall,
Young Man Called
occasion was an Easter-patri
under arms are not going to be
which was addressed by local and
Death last Friday relieved the
and the unfurling of
asked to take part in the great
suffering* of Ernest Willis, aged
In view of the fact that the was for the purpose of explaining
! 29, of the Thatcher district, who the new service flag, containing
Patriotic Drive we are now talk
Government has stated that ev to citizens in general, and women
has for several years been a suf 40 stars.
ing about. This is to be a drive ery man, woman and child in the
in particular, the great need of be- ferer from tuberculosis.
The church interior was beauti
for us chaps who have not gone to nation must own at least $20.00; jng pr0m t in taking up the third
Deceased was born in Michigan fully decorated in the colors and
war. Some of us are not fit to go worth of Thrift or War Stampj Liberty I and issue, whieh goes on March 15th, 1888, and came to
with break fern, Oregon Grape
to war; others are too timid or by December 31, and with a n 1 sale Saturday of this week.
Oregon 16 years ago. He is sur and flowers of various kinds. T o
eagerness to do their part in the
Mrs. Thomas presided and an vived by a widow and two small the right of the pulpit wa§ sta
think we are too busy. Hut no
world war, the pupils of the For nouncer! the purpose of the meet
children, a father and mother, tioned a large white cross covered
body need be too busy or too est Grove schools are making a
ing, after which Thos. E. Isaacs three sisters and one brother, all with lilies, which added to the
timid to take part in the drive hou«e to house canvas for the sale
led t h e audience i n singing living in this county except two beauty and impressiveness of the
which starts in Washington county of Thrift and War Savings Stamps. “ America."
of the sisters. Mr. Willis was a program.
The different schools have been
next Monday. It is a drive for
very ambitious young man before
organized into squads of four
The large audience listened at
illness sapped his strength,
D O LLA R S. The timid can send
pupils in each squad, the higti 1*"« ^ . ‘ America exists to save
tentively to the entire two hour
their dollars out to fight. Dollars school having two such squads ithe world, Rev. Patten declared was a kind and affectionate hus program.
T h e special Easter
are cold, unfeeling and unafraid, while the Central school and the that we should not take credit for band and father and a good music and the sermon, “ Christ's
making sacrifices when purchas neighbor.
Victory for the W orld" were en
but they ran do a work that noth Lincoln school each have one
Fnneral services were held at
ing bonds, for the Liberty Bonds
ing else can do— they can buy souad. The town has been divid were a safe investment, paying a 1 he late home at 2:30 Sunday af joyed by all.
ed into quarters and each squad
The patriotic part of the pro
ternoon, Rev. J. M. Barber of
bread, bullet*, blankets and other
has been assigned a definite quar good rate of interest and assisting
from eleven to twelve o’clock
in saving the world. He explained
things necessary for the boys who ter as its field of endeavor.
impressive. The aud
are neither too timid nor too busy
The student selling the greatest that most banks would be glad to
at attention and sang
sell bonds on easy payments and
to fight the cruel enemy of Lib number of stamps will be award
ed a War Savings Stamp. The there were few people in Forest
erty and Justice.
second highest will receive eight Grove too poor to buy at least away at a Portland Hospital Sat- lcan
The men who have charge of
If he could find a
Thrift Stamps, while the third one $50 bond.
“ Old Glory.” After a brief prayer
buyer for his automobile, he
the drive for Forest Grove met prize is four Thrift Stamps.
would gladly invest the proceeds j ing just one day of being 44 years Sadie McCoy sang very sweetly
yesterday and made partial plans
“ Keep the Home Fires Burning."
A L L VO TERS
in Liberty Bonds, which he con i of age.
for the drive. They are under the
Following this there were three
South of First Avenue and sidered a better investment than
leadership of W. J. McCready, a West of the center of Third Street a pleasure car.
31. 1874, near Oregon City, and short addresses: “ Preparation” by
G. E. Richards; “ Sacrifice” by B.
go-get 'em hustler, and he has se must R E G IS T E R . The line be
After a vocal solo by Mr. Isaacs, lived all her life in the state of J. Simpson and “ V ictory" by H
lected as team captains H. E. In- tween Southeast and Southwest B. J. Simpson gave a very force her birth except a few years spent
F. Wilson. E a c h speaker did
low, Thomas Isaacs, W. P. Dyke. Forest Grove Precincts has been ful address on “ Loyalty,” giving in Clickatat county, Washington. splendidly and kept within their
changed from First Street to a few definitions of his conception On Feb. 2d, 1898, she was united
Mrs. Brady Chowning and W. C.
Hazel Stockman fol
in marriage with John T . Martin. time limit
Third Street. The voters in these
Benfer. Each of these captains is two blocks of streets have here of loyalty. “ Loyalty means giv Early in life deceased became lowed with that very appropriate
ing up somethirp for a principle,"
to select five assistants and then tofore been in Southeast and are the Speaker declared. He gave iden’ ified with the Primitive Bap-1 s° l.°‘ ‘ ‘Th,? Little Blue Star in the
Window." A t this juncture her
start out Monday morning and now in Southwest Forest Grove. the people of Washington county tist church and she has always
Guy, who has been called
visit every man and woman sus R E G IS T E R with Manche I.ang- credit for being liberal in two Lib ; led a wholesome Christian life, to the Colors, had to leave in or
ley before April 16th if you wish erty Bond drives, in two Y . M . i For the past twelve years the
pected of being patriotic enough
to vote at the Primary Election. C. A. drives and other patriotic family has lived near Dilley.where der to catch his train.
to lend Uncle Sam $50 or more,
The audience w a s greatly
the bereft husband and seven
A vacant house, corner of Sec movements. Another phase of
touched by the response on be-
with a Liberty Bond, bearing 4J*
ond avenue, south, and Second loyalty was in the conservation of
ful wife and devoted mother. The half of the parents by Mrs. A. B.
per cent in erest, as security.
street, owned by John Wegner, foods. Too many people did not
The captains and their teams caught fire in a mysterious man take the conservation propaganda youngest child is a boy of two Todd and Mr. Chas. Aydelott.
The minister next read the Roll
will meet around a banquet board ner between 1 and 2 o’clock this seriously, but it was time they
Honor of 40 names (three hav-
at the Hotel I.aughlin Saturday morning a n d w a s practically did so, for the people of France Dilley at 10 o’clock Monday in? ^een added since) and made a
wrecked by flames and water. were but three days ahead of
evening, at 6:30 and complete the
The house being repaired for oc hunger and if America failed to morning, Rev. John Ebert of this £ne* presentation address in which
Interment w as:
g a v e six reasons why the
plans for the drive. These work cupancy by the Wegner family, keep food coming, the French city officiating.
churches should have a service
ers are expected to be patriotic was insured for $1.000 in favor soldiers might have to cease fight in the Hill cemetery.
flag. He then asked that all stand
enough to pay for their own of George Keine of Hillsboro, ing and thus throw additional
and sing “ America." The first
meals, give up their time for sev who had an equity therein. The burdens on the American soldiers.
R ev. R. L. Putnam Sunday stanza was sung by the old soldiers
Miss Goldie Peterson of Port
eral days (three days should suf fire department was called too late
^ e ir w*ves> the second by the
united in marriage two of the I
to do much good.
land favored the audience with
fice) and then buy bonds them
j most popular young people of the young people, the third by the
two excellent vocal solos, after
Thatcher district — Miss Myrtle relatives and fourth by the whole
which John A. Lee of Portland,
! L. Gilpin and Mr. Louis Juncker, audience. Then while the chorus
Washington county is to buy
who spent fifteen years of his
the marriage taking place at the sang, ‘ God save our splendid
boyhood in Forest Grove and
$278,000 worth of bonds and For
Christian parsonage. The bride men" etc., two sailor boys dressed
graduated from Pacific University,
est Grove and vicinity are expect
is the daughter of M r. and Mrs. _ in T uniform,
. Claude Davis and
gave a stirring address on the
L. C. Gilpin and is a most charm- Walter Watkins, came forward,
ed to take $80,000 of the amount.
Huns and their cruel philosophy
ing young lady, well educated and saluted the American flag and
Be ready when Uncle Sam’s
LAH CK part o f the
of “ Might makes right.” He de
endowed with a full quota of slowly unveiled the beautiful ser
world Is comlnft to
solicitors call on you. And re
clared the subject too grim for
vice flag which was stationed be
the position that
flights of oratory and then pro common sense. The groom has neath the large American flag
member that they are w orking1
Belgium Is In ; com
ceeded to show just how devilish
for you just as much as for any-
ing to the stage
about ten years and all one h^ars j raised at the opening of the ser
is the foe America and her allies
of him is to his credit. Mr. and vice. While all were standing at
have undertaken to put in her
mary and Im
Mrs. Juncker will reside on a attention, t h e minister, with
All bonds bought through the
place. He declared if the work of
finger pointing at the unveiled
in the Thatcher district.
local banks will be credited to
I n l i f e Is
Washington and his brave Con
flag, very dramatically recited:
enough f o o d
tinentals and of Lincoln and his
‘‘Border of red for courage high—
to keep alive.
equally brave Yanks was to stand,
Courage staunch and true.
Pood has now
Hurley Sells Out
the Huns must be vanquished,
taken a domi
wired Dr. H. R. Kauffman of this With a field o f white for purity,
for should Germany and her allies
The Express learns, officially,
nant position In the war. The
Where the name stars glimmer blue—
city to report for duty as a sur
win the war, liberty would vanish
American people must prepare
that A. E. Scott has purchased
geon by a week from next Mon Blue for the man who lives and serves
from the earth.
themselves to sacrifice far more
the interest of his late partner, J.
Where echo the fierce war cries.
day. Dr. Kauffman offered his
P Hurley, in the News-Times,
services several months ago and But gold for the one who gives his life
greedy and cruel monarch on
and that the N .-T will make an
And dies as a hero dies.
The cold facta a r e : Prance,
God’s footstool and he must be this is an acceptance, but he has
nouncement of that fact in its is
Italy and England have Just
of red for courage high—
made harmless. Defeat for Ger
sue of today. Whether Mr. Hur
enough food to keep them going
that’s staunch and true.
man militarism would be the best
The operetta, “ Polished Peb
ley will leave this community the
ten or twelve week«. When
of white for purity,
thing that could happen for the bles,” at the Star Theater to
writer did not learn, nor does he
America's food shipments stop—
name-stars glimmer blue—
German people in general, the morrow and Saturday nights is
the allied nations begin consum
care. Hurley yesterday resigned
God grant that our men come home
ing Into this slender store and
going t o b e worth attending.
as chairman of the Liberty Loan
begin a swift march Into actual
Germany have been taught that Seats at Littler’s.
committee and W . J. McCready,
w ar’s furious hold;
fnmlne conditions— which would
the state can do no wrong— that
a very able man, was elected in
that the blue stars on the
mean defeat In short order.
what is done by the governing
his stead. And the “ Squatter"
Europe then must live on
class must be right. Until that
America's surplus. Your saving
Change not to the stars o f gold!”
notion is knocked out of the Ger parsonage Friday, April 5th, 3 to
Increases our avnllnhle stocks
Nix on the Cherman
man mind by the troops of the
Ray J a c k s o n
Just thnt much and nctually feeds
French and Belgian relief fund. stepped forward and began sing
The directors of Forest Grove
except through surrender to the A silver offering will be taken and ing “ When the BoysCome Hom e;"
which we are associated In our
(N o. 15) school district, at a meet
the public is cordially invited.
Hun way of thinking.
then all joined in singing, “ Praise
ing held Tuesday evening, decided
God from whom all blessings
Those of us who are not fight
that during the period of the war
been shipped to the allies.
ing on European soil must do our didate for county recorder, visited flow," etc., and the minister pro
the teaching of German in the
U. S. PO O D A D M IN IS T R A T IO N
fighting at home— by furnishing Artisan lodge in this city Tuesday nounced the benediction,
high school should cease. This is
the funds to purchase arms, mu night.
following an example set by thous-
Food Will Win the