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FOREST GROVE, OREGON, THURSDAY, SE P T E M B E R S 1918
will be in Forest Grove
Thursday, Oct. 3.
B R IN G The CH ILD REN
to see Buster and Tige
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The Boy From Next Door
Y / O U used to see him swing gaiiy dow n the street, radiant with the vigor
* of his sturdy young manhood. O ne day he came home in khaki;
then his father told you, with mingled pride and foreboding, that he had
“ gone across" with his regiment.
Yesterday his name was on the casualty list— “ slightly wounded“
— and your face grew grave as you thought of the sorrow and suspense
of his father and mother.
From every city street, every village, every community, the boy
next door has gone to war.
Think of these thousands of splendid young Americans, reared in
comfort, peace, and security, now suddenly plunged into that
roaring inferno of battle with the hardened hordes of a desperately
W hat are you doing to help them ?
What are you doing .to arm and protect them, and bring them
home in safety? Have you bought Liberty Bonds? Have you
bought all you possibly can?
Has it occurred to you that one more Bond, bought with a little
additional effort, may save the life of the boy from the next boor?
Buy Another Bond!
T H I S SPACK s u r
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number cared for in past years
the expen>e would be more than
The county court duiing the $5000 per year.
week has devoted much time to
Plans under consideration at
consideration of plans for meeting present involve a possible sale of
the emergency caused by the a portion of the present farm, re
burning of the building. The six taining only what land is neces
inmates are at the Tualatin hotel, sary, and by adding the sale price
but the court wishes to make to the insurance creating a fund
other arrangements as sooji as sufficient to replace the burned
possible. Before making any new building immediately with one on
plans the court investigated the plans drawn that will provide ad
suggestion made at budget meet dition when necessary. Another
ings and elsewh' re that persons plan under consideration is the
sent to the institution could be sale of the present farm outright
cared for more economically by and purchase of a smaller place
boarding them at the Multnomah which is available and on which
county poor farm and disposing there is a building which will meet
of the county plant. It was found, present needs. No decision has
however, that Multnomah would yet been reached, but the opinion
charge something over $200 per of the coiyt appears to be that a
month for the present number of temporary expedient woulJ be un
inmates, and with the average wise even under present condi
School and W inter Shoes
A substantial line of them
Suit Cases To Suit You
W aterproof Goods
Single Strap Traces
PARSONS’ HARNESS STORE
Biggest and Best
store, where you will find a com
plete line of up-to date DRY
GOODS, notions, Royal Worces
ter and Bon Ton corsets, Under
wear, House Dresses, Black Cat Hose for men
women and children, Utz & Dunn’s Quality
shoes for women, in all sizes and widths, in the
up-to-date styles and colors; Buster Brown
shoes for boys and girls, Genuine Oregon Cas-
simerc suits for men and boys, Overcoats, Stag
Shirts and Mackinaws, all kinds of rubber foot
wear, Hardeman Hats for men, and a complete
line of Men’s Furnishihgs.
A. G. HOFFMAN & CO.
T H E WAR BY
i however, would secrete apple
leaves and smoke them.— Argus.
Washington County Liberty Loan Association
Plans for County Farm
(ions, and anything done should
be of a permanent nature. The
insurance was $3500, of which
$700 was on the furniture and
The my-tery surrounding the
poor house fi e was cleared up
Saturday morning when it was
discovered that the remains of
John Rhineberger were under the
building. H.s bones were found
under the wire mattress of the
bed on which Supt Gardner slept,
showing that Rheinberger had
crept from his upstairs room to
the ground floor, had gone out of
doors, perhaps with his clothing
afire, and had crept under the
building directly under the super
intendent’s room. His cane was
found a few feet away, and this
was with him when he retired.
It is now positively certain that
Rheinberger h a d ignited bed
clothes in his room and had fled
when the flames became too hot
The remains of Rudolf (Adolph)
Strach were found under his room,
showing that he had suffocated
and perished in his own apart
ment Supt. Gardner said that
Rheinberger had been in the
habit of smoking at night, and he
had taken his tobacco away from
him evenings. T h e o l d chap,
Until further notice the CAN
N E RY will cease operations and
will not receive fruits and vege
tables after Saturday, September
Forest Grove Fruit Growers'
Fair Open Evenings
Gaston Boy Wounded
James Ward of Gaston, son of
Mr. and Mrs. E. J.‘ Wrard, was
severely wounded in France, on
September 9th. H e arrived in
France on1 Januarry 22. He is
chief engineer in the Heavy Ar
tillery, Battery B, 147 Regiment.
The young man is 26 years old.
His wife is now living with her
parents in Portland. Her maiden
name was Caroline Westcott.
Electric lights have been strung
A. Phimister Proctor, brother
and the fair will be open both
cf Prof. W. M. Proctor, who for
merly was principal of Central
The county will receive $3,500 school and later was on the fac
insurance on the poor house,which ulty of Pacific University, has
burned a few days ago.
completed a statue in plaster,
“ The Pioneer." From this
Mrs. M E. O’Neil, formerly a
resident of this city but now liv a bronze statue will be made and
ing in Portland, was visiting here this will be erected on the cam
pus of the University of Oregon.
Dr. Roberts’ Veterinary Remedies.
Dr. Daniels’ Remedies
for Home Treat-
ment o f Horses , Cattle, Dogs an d
Dr. Hines’ Drug