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About The Forest Grove express. (Forest Grove, Or.) 1916-1918 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 1, 1918)
AN IN D E P E N D E N T WEEKLY NEW SPAPER
KOKEST GROVE. OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1. 1918
Want Figure» on Wheat
BURN TO DEATH
Production N O T E S A N D P E R S O N A L S
Will Test Ordinance
Methods whereby Washington
county’s wheat production can be
accurately determined have been
decided ui>on and blank record
1 books ana report blanks have
Two of Washington county’» i lieen furnished by the U. S. Bur
liest-known resident» met terrible eau of Markets.
death» between 9 and 10 o'clock
These have been distributed to
last Tuesday evening, two mile» the 45 threshermen in the county,
»outhwest of Dilley, when their who will be required to keep ac
auto upHet, caught fire and cre curate data as to number of bush
mated Mr and Mr». Simon Wahl, els threshed for each farmer, and
resident» of Scoggins Valley dis- at the end of each month they
will be required to send in reports
to the County Agricultural Agent,
Mr. and Mr». Wahl, their »on,
showing threshing done for that
Alex, and Mrs
month. The County Agent, in
Mrs Susie Reile, were return
turn, will wire t o t a l for each
ing to their home in a Ford car
month to the Bu<eau of Markets,
and when they got a short dis
at Washington, D. C. In this
tance south of Dilley the electric
way accurate data as to Washing
lights failed them and Mr. Wahl
ton county’s wheat production
lighted the kerosene sidelights and
will be obtained, as well as data
continued the journey by their
on this crop for the whole coun
feeble light. When the machine
got on the newly made till be try.
Data will also be obtained as to
tween Reed and Kay hills, two
miles the other side of Dilley, it amount of other cereals threshed,
run off the grade and tumbled but only seasonal reports will
down a ten-foot embankment, be made of these grains and not
pinning Mr. and Mr». Wahl un monthly reports, as are required
Alex and his aunt were not
STILL AT LARGE
On complaint of J. G. Lenne
Where, oh, where is the munic i ville, chief o f the fire department,
Harry and Willis Goff, as Goff
Miss Gladys Porter has just re ' Brothers, were served with a com •
covered from a siege with the plaint Saturday, charging them
Bennett Thompson, serving .a
j with violating a city ordinance by life sentence for murdering Mrs.
'having an unlawful quantity of Helen Gore Jennings of Tualatin
Mrs A. A. Hall and daughter,
|dynamite on his premises. Ac- and Fred Ristman, a jitney driver,
Pearl, returned Saturday from a
companied by Attorney L. M. on the night of May 15, 1916, ac
visit at Seaside.
Graham, defendants appeared be companied by Fred Thurber, a
We deliver ice cream to any fore Recorder Dyke Tuesday and burglar, escaped from the state
part of the city Tell it to phone demurred to the complaint, claim penitentiary at Salem Monday
632. Ottice Shearer.
ing the dynamite was not on their night and were seen Tuesday at
Earl Wagner, late of the Schultz “ premises,” but was on the side Malloy, near the scene of the
market, is now employed at the walk about 50 minutes, awaiting Jennings murder. It is believed
the arrival of the customer, who Thompson and Thurber are heav
Rexall drug store.
later took it to a county road ily armed, as a hardware store at
Order your winter’s
>, of .gang, to be used in building roads. Salem was robbed of revolvers
coal now of t h e
¿ r° ve They further allege that dynamite and ammunition Monday night.
Planing Mill; phone 0232. 30-tf
of the grade complained of is not While in the Washington county
P W. Watkins Tuesday re dangerous, unless a cap is at jail f o r t h e Jennings murder,
placed a defective length in the | tached and that neither life or Thompson threatened that if he
property was endangered by hav ever got out he would kill Sheriff
city water line up Gales Creek.
Reeves and District Attorney E.
Robert Forbis, son of Mr. and ing it on the sidewalk.
M rs-J. A. Forbis of Dilley, has ; Recorder Dyke continued the B. Tongue and many people be
case, in order to give the cb y an lieve this is the reason for Thomp
enlisted in the marine corps.
opportunity to secure legal advise son’s return to this section.
Just what you have been look on the merits of the case. Goff
Sheriff Alexander of this county
ing for— Ladie»’ White Canvas Brothers desire to have the ordi-
and Sheriff Hurlburt of Multno
Oxfords. A. G. Hoffman & Oo. dance tested as they claim they
mah county have armed forces
Mrs. James Devlin and daugh are taking all precautions against searching for the fugitives, but so
ter, Mrs. W. W. Graham, returned danger to life and property and far without success.
Sunday from a visit at Newport. should not be prevented from sup
caught under the machine, but
Not Much Encouragement
May Have Seed Certified
For Sale—Span of gray mares, plying their customers with this
the latter was painfully bruised
President Hoffman and Secre
Arrangements have been made 5 and 8 years old; 1400 lbs. each;
The young man at once began
Reder of the Forest Grove
trying to extricate his father and
club were in Portland
mother, but was unable to lift the
Cornelius Richardson is driving
car and pull them out and they
a new Chevrolet, having decided
seemed unable to help themselves.
to get in before the raise in price.
Pacific lines in
While he was trying to get his par
Agricultural Experiment Sta regard to commutation rates for
Orval Hutchens of Scofield was
ents out, the gasoline tank caught may be certified. The fields will
fire, exploded and drove him from be inspected twice during the in town yesterday to attend the tion, Corvallis, July 30.— Many people living in this city and em
his labors In a short time both growing season and thirty days funeral of the little Lepschat fruit and vegetable growers in Ore ployed in Portland. Mr. Scott
informed them that Uncle Sam’s
his parents were cremated and so after harvest the potatoes will be boy.
gon have been the victims of firms
We are now prepared to supply which place on the market sprays railway officials were opposed to
terribly disfigured that they were inspected the third time.
The farmers in Benton county all comers with apple and peach low in copper and of uncertain cutting rates, except to soldiers
unrecognizable when help was se
cured and the bodies brought to last year received 12.50 per hun boxes. F o r e s t Grove Planing quality at prices exhorbitant in and sailors, but he would take up
the question with the proper of
this city. All the woodwork on dred at time of digging for pota Mill Co.
comparison with other commer
the car was consumed by the toes thus certified and many oth
Mrs. E. F. Burlingham and cial sprays or with the homemade ficials and do what he could to
flames and the iron work was ers are planning to take up this children are enjoying an outing article. H. P. Barss, plant path- get a reasonable rate.
method of seed improvement thir at T win Rocks, on the Tillamook j ologist for the Oregon Experiment
’ Station, urges growers in the
Simon Wahl was born in Penn year.
Writing to his mother from
The inspection costs $3.00 per
sylvania and was 64 years of age,
Special—-For this week only— state to send for Farmers' Bulle Post Field, Fort Sill, Okl., Mark
while his wife was born near acre and is done by the Agricul One-pound package of linen writ tin 994 on "Commercial Bordeaux Hogue tells some interesting facts
Salem, this state, 52 years ago tural College.
ing paper for 39c. VanKoughnet Mixtures” which may be had for in connection with hi» training as
She was a sister to Senator La-
the asking from the United States
Blanks for making application & Reder.
a flyer in Uncle Sam’s aerial
department of agriculture.
Follett of Salem Perry LaFolIett for inspection can be obtained
H e describes quite
Mr. and Mi$. Carmel Good and
and Charles I,aFollett of near Cor from t h e County Agricultural
minutely the duties of a pilot car
nelius and Mrs. H. W . Scott of Agent’s office and Oregon Agri
rying an artillery observer, but
visited at the Jim Nichols place,
Cherry Grove. Mr. and Mrs. cultural College.
the Express does not believe the
Wahl have lived in Scogging Val
COUNTY AGEN T.
details should be published, for
ley for the past thirty years and
Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Morris of
Carl Curtis, who went to Camp this city and Mr. and Mrs. E. J. help, they may secure same by ap the Huns still have ways of send
they have hundreds of friends
ing information abroad. Mark
throughout Washington county Lewis with the Washington county McAlear of Hillsboro motored up plying to R. W. Reder, secretary likes the work immensely, for he
who will lie painfully surprised to
to Soda Springs Sunday.
says it is exciting. He has two
home Saturday, rejected on ac
learn of their sad ending.
count of poor teeth When he
Men, women and children who weeks more at Ft. Sill, then goes
They a r e survived b y one
tried to enlist in the navy several ren returned yesterdav to their desfre work on the farms or in for two weeks of Aerial Gunnery
daughter and six sons- Mrs. La-
! at Hicks, Texas, then two weeks
home at Hood River, after a visit;
verna Herrington of Scoggins Val months ago he passed on teeth, at the ancestral Templeton home. | register with are also invited to of gunnery at Dayton, Ohio, then
but was rejected on defective un
Mr. Reder. There
ley, Hugh, Henry and Eugene,
derpinning. The army officers
this service, only j the fight to the finish over the
living three miles north of this
deep blue water.
city, Alex, Arthur and Charles, said nothing abo»t his feet, but daughter. Christie o f Salem, a desire to get the work and work
visited their daughter and sister,
To Teach Useful Lessons
living at the home place.
bite the Huns.
Nettie, in this city over Sunday. may be saved for the nation and
Mr. Wahl is also survived by
Jonas of the Wash
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Buxton, its oveisea forces.
A Forest Grove man, who had
two sisters and two brothers—
ington County Fair board informs
Tuesday afternoon George Jack- the Express that one of the out
Mrs. Lavina Moore of New Jer been bothered by his neighbor’s ! their daughter. Jessie. Miss Vera
sey and M r s . Lizzie Buck of chickens, recently caught two, at Schiffer and Will Harrison visited son, drug clerk at the Littler standing features of- the coming
Moulton, III, and Harden and tached to their n&ks cards bear the Austin Buxton family at Mo- Pharmacy, got himself into an ex- fair will be a food conservation
ing this inscription: "I am a bad lalla Sunday.
j pensive mess by trying to accom- exhibit, under direction of County
Fayette Wahl of Idaho.
keep me at home.” Not
Prof. F. C. Taylor returned modate somebody. Dr. Tucker F o o d Administrator Wells of
Funeral services were held at
_ h e premium l i s t ,
the local M. E. church at 2 hearing anything from the owner, Monday from a short visit to had left his auto parked in front _________
out in a few days,
o ’clock this afternoon, with Rev.
H a y e s , an Episcopalian min sages and was informed the chick He reports all the sawmills busy a driver for Dan Pierce wanted j will give full information as to
ister from Portland, officiating, ens must have destroyed them, as and quite a number of campers on to back in with a load of flour,; plans and prizes.
the auto was in the way. George
nterment was in Forest View | the owner never received them. the beach.
J. E. Lewton spent Sunday with
cemetery and the funeral was
Mr and Mrs. J. A. McCoy of
, move the auto and, his family near this city. Mr.
the Kansas City district left this instead of backing up. as he
largely attended by friends of the teacher fail to arrive.
Lewton has been doing Y . M C.
Lowell, the six-year-old son of morning for a month’s visit at thought it would, the pesny ma- A. work at Raymond, Wash., bu .
They will be joined ch,ne went forward, climbed the
The double tragedy is a fearful Mr. and Mrs. R F. Lepschat, Barview.
now has been selected to go to
blow to (he relatives of the un passed away at the family home Monday by Mr. and Mrs Will ¡curb and broke two plate glass
windows in the drug store, besides j.'amP
He likes his work
fortunate couple, especially the in this city Tuesday morning, Baker and two sons.
bending the axle and fender of the i , T
ne an(* aas. &aint>d ten pounds.
son, Alex, who saw his parents heart failure being the cause of j Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Milis were
He expects later to go to France.
die, without being able to save' death. Services were held in the | relieved Tuesday when they re car. George says before he at
Because their mother had made
Christian church at 10 o ’clock ceived a cablegram to the effect hereafter, he will be sure he knows
strong appeals in their be
Corporal Frank Porter, who is yesterday morning. Rev. Sias o f that their son, Lieut. Ralph I. what he is doing. On the same
half, George and Robert Cox,
now stationed at Fort Douglas,
i day Mrs. Robert Alexander’s car hailing from near Gaston, under
reached France safely
Utah, writes his mother, Mrs Banks cemetery.
tried to enter the front door pf indictment for burglary, may be
Mary Porter,that he never saw or
Joe Wiles and Dr. W B. Coon, the Forest Grove National bank, permitted to enlist in the army, a
A party of Sumawa Camp Fire
fe t heat like he is feeling it now Girls, composed of Margaret T ay who took their better halves and but was stopped by the fire hy-
Portland paper says. .
He is guard at an internment lor, E t h e l
Tupper, Arlington! Master Elwin Coon to Newport drant. Very little damage,
camp and is putting in some Marsh, Aileen
Dandelions are an effective bait
Hoffman and last Saturday, returned home,
W. J. R. Beach, past command- for poisoning the pocket gopher,
pretty long shifts
Guardian Lucile Higby left today
the most dreaded by Willamette
The Express is running Ser for Twin Rocks, on Tillamook Chi- popular resort for an «utin*. i
valley farmers, according to G. F.
geant Empey’s story, “ Over the
There will be a special meeting urday at Portland of the Illinois Sykes, professor of zoology in the
Top,” and the moving pictures of Miss Ruth Patton will join the of the V . R. C. at the usual Veterans Association. This or- Oregon Agricultural College.
the story will be ¡teen at the Star girls l a t e r . _______.
meeting place on Saturday, Aug. gafiization is arranging to main-
Theater o n
Jim McGill, who works for Un
Elmer May and family arrived 3d. at 3 p. m., to arrange for tain a headquarters tent on the
Thursday nights of next week. yesterday from Pasco, Wash., for transportation to the national en-1 postoffice’ block during the G. A. cle Sam at the North Bank depot,
See these pictures and read the a visit with the Morris and Good campment at Portland Aug. 19th R. national encampment August Portland, is spending a two day
1 19 th to 24th.
| vacation with hiswife in this city.
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