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About Beaverton times. (Beaverton, Or.) 191?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 30, 1915)
VOL ill. NO. 27.
Burglars (Jet Tools
Last Sunday night robbers en
tered the public school building
in Beavertoa by wrenching the
front door lock off, and carried
away a number of carpenters'
tools left there Saturday by car
penters working on the aew high
school building r a 'saw, level,
Efuare, nail apron, pair of over
rails and various other articles
were missing when the workmen
went ior their tools Monday
morning. The tools were put in
the schoolhouse for safekeeping
. over Sunday. No clue as to the
identity of the thief has been
The. fact that a thief wouM
stead work idols is ineomprehen-.
sible... - ...
N& S. Skiles of Portland has
move his family into apartments
. in the Fisher building, and is.
making arrangements to open
marble andjrranite shop in Beav
erton He will oceupy the Beav
erton Grocery Co.'s building on
O R A AS lift 11 1
Demonstration Every Day This Week
Come in and get acquainted
with the Beechnut Lady. She
will be glad to tell you about
the fine Catsup, Jellies, Pea
nut Bufter, and Dried Beef.
We are glad to say
jwe have stocked
these goods, none
better on the mar
ket. Gall any or
: everyday this week
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SUCCESSOR TO "THE
Some of Beaverton's boys evi
deatly mistook Monday night for
hallo we'en,- else they certainly
would not have gone to the trou
ble f turning over a few sec
tions of sidewalk and wrecking
wood piles. Too early boys, bet
ter save your energy for the reg
'ular time, then people will un
derstand better what you are
.trying to get at
Convict Hooker Captured ;.
; Otto Hooker, the convict, who
escaped from the Salem peniten
tiary Monday, and who shot and
killed Warden Harry Mint a
,few hours later, with a gun he
ihad taken from Marshal Benson
of Jefferson, with which he shot
the latter also, was captured wi
der a house in Albany Tuesday
night. Hooker was shot by Pat
rolman Long of Portland, as he
was seine draeKed from under
the building. Hooker was lying.
on his face, but made an attempt
to pull his gun from underneath
hitpBeff, wheti he was shot
through the breast by Long.
Hooker is in an Albany hospital,
and is said to have even chanee
for recovery. ., -s-y
OWL," Beaverton, Oregon
SEPT. 30, 1915.
Chamber of Commerce .
The Beaverton Chamber of
Commerce met last Friday even
ing in the Bank of Beaverton for
the purpose of holding its annual
election of officers.
The board of directors centrists
of nine members, of vhich six
were holdovers : L. L. Gilbert,
A. W. Pike E. Sears, S. H. Da
vis, A. H. Spraner and J. Frank
Stroud. Those retiring ; F. W.
Cady, R. L. Tucker and J. H.
The three members elected on
the board Friday evening sre :
W. C. McKell, T. W. Zimmer
mann and J. W. Barnes. As this
board chooses its president, sec
retary and treasurer; a meeting
of the board was called for Tues
day evening of this week to elect
successors to F. W. Cady presi
dent, R. L. Tucker secretary,
and Doy Gray treasurer.
No business was taken up at
this meeting, this part of the
program being left for the new
officers and board to wrestle with
under the new line-up.
The board instructs the secre
tary to write the S. P. company,
relative to installing an automa
tic' bell at each the mill and
Broadway, crossings, especially
the latter crossing, where two
or three narrow escapes from
collisions hive occurred.
At the conclusion of the meet
ing, the retiring president, F.
W. Cady, irivited the entire
membership present to the May
belle eonfectionerystore and or
dered ice cream, wh'ich was very
At the directors' meeting Tues
day evening, L. L. Gilbert was
elected president, T. W, Zimmer
man secretary, and A. W. Pike
treasurer, It was decided to hold
an entertainment and dance on
Tuesday evening, October 12.
The County Fair.
Everything now indicates that
the third annual Washington
county fair to be held on the
grounds near Forest Greve next
week, beginning Wednesday, Oc
tober 6, and continuing through
the entire, week, will be most
successful ever held by the pres
The fajr is to be honored on
the opening day by the presence
of Governor Withycombe, who
has consented to be present and J
L.00 Per Year
assist in the opening exercises.
This will be almost the gover
nor's first appearance in his,
home county since assuming theN
duties of his high office, and all
citizens of the county will be in
terested in hearing what he haa
to say. . .
The entries already made lflf
the livestock department Insure"
the largest exhibit of blooded
stock ever assembled in the coun
ty and gives evidence of the
awakening interest in this, line
of work among all our farmers;
The board of managers haVe
found it necessary to authorize
the construction of additional
sheds for the accommodation of
the stock,' and these are being
built the present week, so that
all,wil ;be in readiness for the
Concrete work on the Beaver
ton high school was begun Mon
day morning with a large fore
of men. The weather has beea
ideal so far for the work, which
will be rushed to completion at
early as possible. Once the con
crete story is finished, the work
of the two upper brick stories,
will go up much faster. We un
derstand the contractors expect
to complete the building by the
first'of the coming year, in case
too much severe weather does
not delay the work.
The work of building new side
walks goes along unabated in
Beaverton. George Teft is busy
this week building a walk, be
ginning at the Pegg coraer on
Watson street, and extending
west to the schoolhouse corner,
embracing the property of W. E,
Pegg, M. P. Cady, George Teft,
S. W. Mcllvane and John Sum
mers, three blocks in all.
George Meyer brought a few
sample onions from his St. Ma- .
ry'a farm Tuesday, that are
about the finest we have seen
this season. He has about 100
sacks, all of which average very
fine. He will probably exhibit
some at the county fair next
H. G. Vincent and family left "
last Saturday for Salem, wher
they will spend all this week at
the state fair. They took along
camp equipment, and will stop
right on the fair grounds, Mr. .
Vincent having made reservation
for camp privileges in advaa.. (.