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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (April 11, 1918)
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AN IN D EPEN D EN T WEEKLY NEWSPAPER
FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1918
OVER THE TOP ON
THE THIRD LOAN
Considerable routine business
was transacted at last Monday's
meeting, including a decision to
purchase a Liberty bond.
May 1st was chosen as the date
for the club’s "Guest Night.”
On request of Superintendent
Inlow, the club will co operate
with the school board and Com
mercial club on school gardens.
Clean-up day was discussed, but
left to the city council.
After informal ballot for officers,
Monthly Meeting of
the City Council
With all members present, the
city council h e l d i t s regular
Forest Grove, Washington county and the state of Oregon
monthly meeting Tuesday even
have subscribed more than their (|uota of the Third Liberty Bonds
Bills to the amount of $1,-
and this city has a chance of getting a special Honor F’lag for hav
were allowed and the res
ing been the first to subscribe its quota. Friday afternoon Presi
raising the salary of the
dents Johnson and Thornburgh j f the two local banks agreed to take
light commissioner $25per month,
the city’s quota of $80,850.00 and a message was filed to be sent
the water commissioner $5 and
the state chairman at 9 a. m. Saturday, the hour of the opening of
the light and water collector $10,
was given last reading and passed.
the drive. This is said to be the first guarantee sent the state
chairman, although Mosier boosters claim to have telegraphed
Street committee reported that
avenue would be graveled
’Frisco headquarters earlier in the day.
street to the cannery.
Forest Grove and vicinity have exceeded the quota by more
The cannery owners and adjacent
than $13,000, while the county is $39,000 over the mark. Hillsboro
property owners pay for the grav
is the only town in the county which was below its quota last night.
el, the Oregon Electric railroad
It is customary for newspapers hauls it free and city employes
The state has gone $4.000,000 over its quota of $18,495,000.00.
say pretty things about all will spread it to a depth of one
This city reached its quota Tuesday evening, but some of the
home talent entertainments and foot and width of 24 feet.
workers had not seen all their allotted customers and kept after
the public would be dbappointed
The Warren Construction com
them, with the result of an oversubscription.
in the paper that did not follow pany reports that it will soon re
Foremost among those entitled to credit, after the purchasers, i Above is a fair lik<-ne-s of a red this rule. Sometimes an editor pair the worn places in the First
for this splendid victory are John Thornburgh, county chairman, headed printer’s “devil” theedi- is compelled to stretch the truth avenue pavement.
andW . J. McCready. city chairman. Some of the subscriptions
^ called the lad close to the snapping point in pr-
City treasurer was instructed
. j .
I Mickie. He was a sophisticated der to praise a school or other to pay $405 interest on street im
were .so heavy, considermg the supposed ability of the subscribers, young8ter and was almost as fond home talent entertainment, but
bonds and $750 inter
that they astonished the solicitors, while others were smaller than ;0f hearing h.s own voice as some no si retching of the truth is nec- provement
est on refunding water bonds.
1 ej-editO ’s we have met. With so es-ary in order to praise the mus
G. Morgan, chief engineer at
Bonds will be on sale at the local banks until May 4th.
much talking ‘Mickie’’ was bound ical entertainment given at the the S. power
station, reported that
to make some bright a ser vat ions Star Theater Friday and Satur-
Power company had
, i , nr
. , The best of these gems have been dav nights of last week by the installed a meter
to measure the
A 1 T
! rile Express, beginning next week, high school. The entertainment by the city.
now used* *
rest ljCH>k ,on
Jdi,torial page next was a light opera, called “Polished
Water commissioner was auth
now used, I hey are to I mil rest- wet>k for "Mickle's Sayings.”
Pebbles.” and so carefully had the
t o connect t h e Watts
At its regular monthly meeiing
the water mains, but
held last week the Board of Edu for each 90 meals served.
short talks by eighth grade pupils. ougly had the singers been drilled
of Mr. Bratt, on the
cation elected teachers for the
A Delightful Event
The exercises closed with the pre-
Thos. Todd place, was denied, as
ensuing y«ar. Several members
One of th
Pr*zes for the three
too expensive for the revenue in
of this year’s teaching force have
1 best bird houses on exhibit. The might have thought the singers sight.
signified their intention of accept
pupils of the Lincoln school a t were seasoned veterans (in exper
Water commissioner instructed
ing positions elsewhere at higher the "Japanese” tea given, for the tended the exercises.
ience, not in years). The writer
to clean out Clear Creek dam.
salaries or will not teach next benefit of the Belgian-French Re
Complaints were made of sev
year. The following have been lief Fund, at the home of Mrs. A. Teachers’ Association at Gaston (the best school entertaiqjaent ever
eral evil-smelling outhouses and
elected and have filed their ac B. Patten.
health committee instructed to
The rooms were artistically . Th o r t r r
with cherry blossoms,
City Superintendent — H. E. decorated
Mayor Paterson reDorted pay
Inlow (Re appointed at an eailier
Jardiniers of spring flowers also
out $1,259 24 in the sewer
U » m * m the^high sdwoi*.'"l)oeL-.Tbose^ taking solo parts were j lawsuit
since last meeting. Attor
High School Principal—J. A. the decorative scheme.
[of the speakers will be Prof. H Mis-es Celia Bernards,Edith Dar ney Tongue thinks the case will
land,Maude Craft, Margaret Mar
A committee of ladies, decidedly
of t he W ashington tin Kathryn Collierand Ellen An be resumed next Monday, after a
High School Teachers— Annabe
in gay ktmonas, with
Portland. 1 he address wi.* der,on while the male Darts were 1 vacation of three weeks. Be-
F. Taylor, Mary E Cole, Celia Japanesey.
fans and flowers assisted in enter-
of interest to school boards oerson, wnuetne male parts were 1 tween two and three weeks should
lana ana no were, asswiea in enter-, ,
memhers as can are taken bV Glenn Hoar, Irvin
Hunkins, Ruth Norman, Helen taming
and later pre ided at the
J * m e m b e r s as can are Thomag and WilIjg Goff( , he ,ast see the finish of this expensive
; named two furnishing the comedy. suit, unless it is appealed to a
Grade Principals G. E. Rich tea urn* and in serving the dainty ur#Ml lo attend,
A. P. PATTEN. Pres.
ards, Elsie K. Lathrop.
Then t h e r e w a s a female
Monday, May 6th, was desig
Grade Teachers — A m y O.
“Churning Quartet.” a “Patching
CONDENSED NEWS NOTES
nated by the council as “Cleanup”
Pechin, Grace Dawson, Florence a well spent afternoon, the first
day. People should burn all in
Enphede, F l o y Norton, Eloise ntimb< r on the program being an
A son was born yesterday to in a “ Hoeing Quartet,” and a flammable trash and place all
Watson, Blanche Morey.
“ Milking Quartet,” with some
and Customs in Japan” by Miss Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cady.
pretty and tuneful marching songs other kinds in securely-tied sacks
It was decided to eliminate
German from the hiffh school and V®1'®1? ¡Ioward-
A good “ Trench Dinner” at the
The orchestra was composed of on the curb line prior to May 6th.
German irom me mgn scnooi and
li^Htful group of stories by Coucreizaiional church at 6 30 Misses
Emma Craft, Frances City teams will haul all such sacks
thu, ha, been done, the c!a«ea, Hashimuri Togo rea.l by Mia, tomorrow
rom oirowevening for 35c for
Benjamin Katherine Gentle and away free of charge.
taking up, instead, a study of the Dorothy Hall and in conclusion a
Mayor Paterson reported hav
Mr. Newton S h i p l e y , violins;
slandaids and ideals of American paper of merit on "Education in
discharged Sam Ridgley as
Cooler sleeping garments are
Japan” by Miss Helen Newman.
engineer at light plant
The Board of Education has
A note-worthy feature was th e ! Pow ?rdeCi
what you want
and placed Herb Hubbard of
approved a plan for departmental neat sum netted for this needed *n
a?d . * aJanJ?s*
work in the u p p e r grammar j,'und
$1.00 to $1.50. C. E. Roy & Co. ionet; Ernest Wolf, cornet, and Dilley on the job. He asked
Russell Beals, piano. And the Hubbard’s confirmation a n d
grades next year. This plan will j
music was a pleasing council complied with his request.
permit all the work in a given
tion met last night and tlecided feature of the show.
! (Ridgley informs the Express he
subject to be taught by one
Rev. Ralph L. I utnam, pastor i elect new dilectors next Wed -
was discharged for roasting his
teacher who is especially prepared of the ( hr 1 stian church, left nesday night, at which time i t . „ C.
, T T
, chief (Mr. Morgan) for refusing to
to give instruction in that sub 1 uesday for Vancouver barracks, I wj|| bt. decided whether or not to Follett,e and Joe Loomis were the
ject. It will also accustom the where he has been assigned by the hold a fair this vear
general managers, with Harley comply with the new “daylight
children to the methods of study Army Y. M C, A. to do religous h
Barber looking after the stage. ¡saving” regulations. Mr. Paterson
and instruction with which they work among the soldiers Mrs. The annual convention of the ¡Miss Thelma Mills looked after says Morgan refused to work with
Ridgley after their altercation and
must become acquainted in high Putnam and babies left the same Oregon State Sunday School as- (he costumes and properties.
discharged t h e man whose
school, thus smoothing the way day for Autnsville, Marion county, sociation will be held at the F irst' The ..Sunbonner chorus was
place was easiest filled, and th at’s
for entrance upon high school to visit Mrs. Putnam’s parents JJ- E/ i urCL a t
’uAf nl 25’ composed ofLuci l e Robinson,
wt> and - i. Rev. L. W. Halpenny Mabel Patton, Marguerite Smith, all the Express knows about the
for a time.
case.) Mr. Ridgley is nov em
The members of the Christian of Chicago is the international Marjorie Haskell. Agnes Fenenga, ployed in the Forest Grove Plan-
M. E. Service Flag Dedication
Ethel Tupper, Margaret Taylor | ing mill.
church congregation held an all speaker.
Remember the serv ice flag dedi day meeting Sunday, with basket The president has called on and Eleanor Haskell.
cation Sunday evening
Th at ft the M. | dinner a t noon, as a sort of fare-1 Washington county for 28 more
The “Overall” chorus was cum -, A f t e r authorizing Recorder
E church at 7:30 1 he nag will J we„ send-off for their departing men for Camp Lewis and they posed of Oscar Humburg, Nor- Dyke to secure a filing cabinet,
have 20 or more stars
represent.- - 1 j IiastnP
music are peing selected this week by man Powne, Fredolph Halveison, council adjourned.
ing the bovs who have left for the and short addrosses‘ by T j the exemption board. The work Oscar Schneider. Willie Troutman,
N. Rob- - Lowry, Mrs. - Bayne, Orval - Hutch is slow, because certain farm labor John Garrigus, William Miller
camps and the front. H.
parcels for members
ihson will speak for the fathers ens and B. J. Simpson, all the is exempt.
and Lawrence Wehrley.
and Rev. John F)bert will deliver speakers expressing regret at los
Mrs. Jennie Reeher Sunday . The house was packed the first t h e American connected
a patriotic address.
ing this popular young preacher
of her children nipht and comfortably fil ed the Forces in Europe cannot be ac
The Grand Army will be pres from the local field and wishing had a number
__~ I second night, as it should have
cepted for mailing or dispatched
ent in a body as well as the
unless they contain such articles
Woman’s Relief C or™ and ¿¡Jy | ¡¡¡JJ
'"sia^ o f°th i ' fl' T St\ ' lford University, How-
ire a '
ard was home from a northern
as are being sent at the
Kansas City district will temnor-
The public is invited to these i arily fill the pulpit vacated by training camp, Mrs. Dewey was Florence Perry of the M. E. written request of the addressee,
out from Portland and Mrs. church; Misses Ernestine Brown approved by his regimental or
1 Rev. Putnam.
Hoyt was here from Eugene.
and Doris Story of the Christian higher commander, or an execu
New Bread Regulations
Yesterday afternoon the Cen
There are many kitchen cabi church and Mrs. H. J. Cheadle tive officer of the organization
As owner of the Home Baking tral school held it’s annual Bird nets made to look (a little) like and Miss Ruth Burlingham of the with which he is connected. The
company, Mayor Geo. Paterson, Day program, which consisted of the Hoosier, but there is only one Congregational church at ended approved written request must
with other bakers of the state, last a number of songs by the primary Hoosier, and that is sold by *he,Oregon Girls’ Conference at also be enclosed with articles
Saturday held a conference with department, tw o numbers in Claude Smith, who has recently Dallas Friday and Saturday of asked fon________
Food Commissioner Ayer at Port dramatization by the intermediate shipped cabinets to Yamhill, Port- ,ast week^____________ _
We carry the Hardeman Hat.
land. The bakers are instructed pupils, two folk dances from the land and other points outside thisj Mrs. Reba Secour and son vis Better I$ats f o r men. A. G.
that, beginning next Monday, they upper grades, and a number of county.
It j ited friends in Portland yesterday. Hoffman & Co.
Were Brilliant Gems
for Next Year
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