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Beaerton, i Oregon.
Published every Th.urscjuy.
. Entered US Second Class mot!
(hatter, under the Act of March
9, 1871. At the Peat Office, in
Baavarton, Oregon. July 20. 1912
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Thursday, Dec, 2. 1915
TO OUR READERS
We wish our readers a Merry
Christmas.' tfiia day', above all
he days qf fee year, should be
given to good cheer, We should
recollect that nearly two thous
and years ego, the Christ' of a
civilized world' wps born. No
nan in all history has been hon
ored as Be has been honored,'
and no teacher's precepts have
been so well kept and so well
spread throughout the different
races of the earth. There has
been no factor in all the world's
history, that has so Influenced
the onward march of civilization.
' If we were to live up to the
teachings of Christ, there would
not be the peed ' o ' half the
aws on our statute books that
we have. His teachings are ab
solutely right and just.
' If you have a gronch, forget
about it for the day. If you are
harboring ill-will towards your
neighbor, fprpef it. ' t you can
make a child Happy, do so. If you
can bring a little cheer into a sad
home, go about t at once,. Forget
self and, think, qf others, and see
if in making others smile, you
don't smile yourself.
WHAT OF THE
At the present time the tax
payers are still in the dark as to
how much of the $26,000 will be
gpept between Beaverton and
Hillsi(Qr. except that there is
practically about three miles of
unmacadamized road between the
two points. We have it from the
Judge that the balance of the
road iund, after closing up this
gap, goes to the other end of the
This sort of arrangement will
never be satisfactory to the tax
payers in this end of Washington
county, or to any fair-minded
citizen familiar with the argu
ments, which have been present
ed to the public through the col
umns of the Times. The tax
payers will stand agast at the
indiscriminate use of public mon
ey to build up one community at
the .expense of another when
that money could be su placed as
to Berve at least one hundred
times more people.
During a visit in Portland Mrs.
A. Howie, dairy expert, who has
been in charge of the Wisconsia
exhibit at the Panama Exposi
tion, delivered herself of a few
, of the latest fads for making the
touch overworked bossy come
through with, still more returns.
She believes that cows surely re
spond to human treatment, such
us lace curtains hung upon the
windows to diffuse the light.
Now if our Dairy Commission
would only see it that way, too,
.so we could have a Btate law,
making it compulsory for each
dairyman to hang lace curtains
in the barn how happy bossy
would be. Then when the house
wife had finished her daily toil of
washine the dairy dishes and
felt in need of a pleasant place
to sit and maditate she could go
to the barn, and there enjoy the
blessings of modern dairying
methods. In time, nodoubt,when
. o'l there is to learn
about dairying and install the
the burn will be so attractive
tb,at the old home will be vacated
and we will all hike forth to t"e
barn to eat sleep, and be merry
with rnuc.h-ata.usQd bossy,
Students of Washington' Hit
School have organized a Cham
!ber of Commerce modeled on the
Jine of the Portland Chamber .of
feomrnerco. . Jts. purpose will be
problems 'they will encounter af-
I '." -i ,' i,.,l
ti- u c , ""UUB"rul.w on mindly. .,d theri arl-
Hlgh School. , . i re'iil)' untt li prejudice In, the south
Anything that tapds to drill in- iniat uwtlii'Nii'i's. Kpvertheicai my
to the mind of the bchool bey .tr.,'sraii'fniir. (ilium nnstlnss, secured
igirl the practical solution nf ev-Hl f lT ?osi,'',ca TJ?
, ,, . ,, 1 stnli" of iiFUi'Kla III tlio fnmlly uf F1B-
.ery-day prob.ems is well worth ut-li UHss. who owned .n large plan
'while. The tendency now-d ays in, union worUnl ly 600 negroes.
Jschool work is more' towards the j
t .... ISUH, iiL'l null. IU twiuije uuu iwui uo
.practical things of lite. - i'.v.mnsor children 14 the elementary
-- i hramlics. There whb H'daoBliter two
. ,r . ."ri, ..., ; vi'iii'B olUor limn Herbert, whose stud
According to a recent tavern-.ia n n.m:mo youne UmUul,a WM
'ment crop reiiort, there wis pro- ,..,lt,c.tcd .tll i omluet. "
duced the cast season off of 33,-1 li i wrausii that parents win permit
nnn 1 1 en nnn hxahal,, i ; the liitiuiato'iissoolatiou of a son or
000 acres 1,160,000 bushels of u.,u,.bt0I, ,itb one wuom tUcJ, wonM
com, as against zz.vw) acres ana
a yield of 660,000 in 1914. Farm
ers are. beginning to realize that
corn may be successfully grown
in this state, and if Oregoh fol
lows the history of corn growing
in other States the acreage of !
that cereal will be materially in-;
. . . ... ., !
creased from year to year until it ,
will become one of our staple ;
p-nna 1 i
ipl u u Mon ul tllDntnTO
The Heald Map and Directory
Co., of Portland, are publishing ,
a map and ownership directory i
of land holdings of the counties
of Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook,
Washington and Yamhill that
will no doubt fill a long-felt want.
COST OF STATE ROADS.
Variable Factors Must Be Takon Into
Cons i da rat ion,
The coat of n rotid is dependent upon
not ouly the type of 'construction, but
the amount and character of grading to
I.- 1n Mof n tnKnr'nnil nmtn.
riuis, mo wiuiu iiuu vuiu&uim? i
tl. ol.nvnolw .inrl nnimint nf
drainage required and, other factors of
equal vurlahllity. Xtased upon general
averages, t has been ascertained by
highway specialists pf the department
hat under average conditions mac
adam roads can he built in southern
states at from 4,000 to $5,000 per mile,
gravel roads at from $1,500 to ?2,50O
per mllft and sand-clay and top soil
roads at from $S00 to $1,500 per mile.
Iu New England and the other eastern
states macadam roads are reported at
from $0,000 to 9,000 per mile, gravel
roads at from $3,200 to $5,000 aud bitu
minous macadam from $9,000 to $13,-
STATE I1QAD IN CONNECTICUT.
000, according to tho charaetci' of con
struction, whether surface treated, pen
etration or mixing method. The bitu
minous type Is quite general in the
easteru states. As indicating costs in
other sections of country the state
highway commissioner of Michigan re
ported in 1013 the average cost for
macadam roads to be $4,300 per mile,
clay-gnivel roads $1,500 per mile and
concrete roads about $10,000 per mile.
The overage cost of state highways
constructed in Ohio in l!)ia was $8,83.
According to types, in 1012 the brick
paved highways averaged $14,050 per
mile and the macadam highways .,-
030. In California the first 350 miles of
the state system of highways cost on
average of $8,113 per mile and con
sisted principally of thin concrete with
a thin coat of bitumen. The maximum
and minimum figures given are not ab
solute, but are intended to present the
usual range of costs. The rates given
include grading, drainage, surfacing
und engineering coatB.
Gont to Wart.
"1 don't like the way thy reported
my speech." complained the new con
"Why, they sprinkled to plenty or
tnushrer and applause."
"Yts, but bow about all those K
tmtw'r Kansas City Journal.
ivifa-tLiottn gv Pdo fiv of rbom
niiH'rv I made, end be wen! and
hiiriwi it. . Bub-J'B not 'tarprtftrti
pvfrtuib'y ttok K(i bene Br
urn 'twiwterlpt' ' ... i
A Complication of
Lflve "m4 Wa?
fly EUl'On MARSH
My Krunilful htT was gruduatMl from
Milluep lu (K). At (hat time the planta
tion system in Ike1 south was attrac
tive to oortliirji young win, and be de
tenulucd to Q couth at 0 tutor In
H "'"'"i rnmliy." Ensu'ts leading
h !lp vur ucluoi'ii Uio nates wete
Hla.dotl, lrmra the older
pprove' for a wife or husband, for
ti lovo uffair is most likely to be the re
suit. --The' 'present ease wus no escep
fiuu to tho rule. ' ' -
However, no one was aware of it ex
cept 1ue lovers, VUeu both the south
and the . utirlh were arrayed against
i each other by the flrine on Fort Bum-
tor my grandfather left for his home
'ltU the understanding that when
pcaco enrne he would return and see
don(j e,lioUlg Olivia's
parents' consent to their union. But
the outlook was not hopeful.
Sherman was mating his march to the
. m .,.,,,,.. wiln ... lieu.
tenant in the invading army, passed
near the pWutatlon whero a few yecra
miliar with the region and able to
imitate the southern accent, he volun
teered to disguise himself as a' poor
jrhite countryman and go forth for in
formation as to the location and uum
6ers of the' enemy's forces. He was
recognized by one he had known dur
ing Ills residence there rind turned over
to the Confederate authorities, by
whom he was tried and sentenced to
he hanged as a spy.
As a last resource he sent to the plan
tation' to ' learn if Fltzuugli Griggs
was there and If he would not inter
cede for him. Griggs had commanded
n fteni-ffln reclment hHtl been' wounded
. , . iv
a uumv fu
wound. He declined to interfere t;o
save Liodfeuunt Hastings until his
wife and Olivia begged so hard that he
should tip. so that he nt last consented.
Havlue' great Influence with the o!n-
cer into whose hands the spy had fall
en, his efforts were successful. Colo
nel Griggs not only succeeded In sav
ing my grand father's life, hut in hav
ing hiiu ptirolcd to remain on the
Griggs pUmtutlon till the end of the
The planter's children had received
no instruction for several yehrs. Her
bert had feccutly entered the Con'fed
erate army, hut the younger mcmuera
of the family wore growing, up in ig
norance, it wus this that iuduced
Colonel Griggs to suggest that Hast-
incs he narnled on nis plantation, ue
desired that lie should resume his du
ties as teacher. .
But this plan placeil Lieutenant
Hastings in an equivocal position. His
life had been saved by Colonel Griggs,
and his intimacy with tho colonel's
daughter was resumed, Griggs not
dreaming that Olivia was tu love with
a northern suldler who had been con
demned, as a spy. Not only would it
be dishonorable In Hastings to take
advantage of his position to possess
the girl ho ioved, but his sentence hnd
been luoreiy suspended, und ut a word
from Grfegs he could be sunt to the
The strain upou the lovers was very
great. My grandfather, who was un
aonornble man, treated Olivia as if
there i:id been nothing lover-like be
tween them, and she, not realizing
the cause of such treatment, made it
very hard for him. During the balance
of the war, though it was but a few
months, be was subject to a terrible
temptation. The more he endeavored
to treat Olivia with apparent iudlffer
ence the more difficult became his po
sition. At lust he said to her: "If
your father knew of our relationship
be would doubtless consider that 1
was acting a dishonorable part My
life is in his hunds. Wo do pot know
but that he would send me back to
the authorities to meet the doom of a
This frightened Olivia to such an ex
tent that she controlled herself, and no
one on the plantation suspected that
she and Lieutenant Hastings were lov
ers until they mude the fact known
The war closed in April, leaving
Colonel Griggs with a wrecked plan
tation and all the negroes freed by
virtue of the emancipation proclama
tion From a rich man be bud been
reduced to poverty. Hastings went
north to rind that his father early in
the war bad bought cotton at a low
price and sold H at a price varying
from $1 to $2 a pound. This bad made
t:i a rich man.
The fx-lleutbnant returned to Geor-
!uf made a forma) application for
i,.l of Olivia. Binp he was the
, i r to n fortune and the colonel
n-tiM'i'r. flie tnnn who would
o., him as a min-li-law be-
- 'vp h wUbut! consent He
!tio'lr w:tf married and
1 H i. oi.p tit 'heir numpr-
IF you have something that is
intended for your eyes only, put
it in one o(our Safe Deposit Boxes
Fire cannot reach it-bnrglars cannot get it and you wil(
have absolute privacy because all pur Safe deposit Boxes
are fitted with Yale lyDclfs which cannot be opened
unless you help. These locks have doJible' mechanism,
that requires, two different keys to unlock, You have
one key and we 'hold, tlje other and both must be
used at the same time or
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will be crowded with
the veiy best reading in
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ForSaJeat: BEAVERTON HOME BAKERY
Made by LOG CABIN BAKING CO.
Beaverton Livery Stable
Where good teams, rigs, harness
and courteous treatment are kept
Harness for sale, Horses fed by
the day, week or month.
SCHOLLS TELEPHONE CO.
Owned bj farmers and busitess men for the
conveniens of its patrons and not for profit.
Free service extends all over Washington county
and to Newberg in Yamhlil county.
Makes connections with the Bell System
and the Home Telephone Co. at Portland,
Home Office, Scholia, Ore,
v ' ' - , , J. W. RAYNARD, Secretary.
THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL
Mr. and Mrs .W. E. WREN PROPRIETORS
Across the street from the S. P. Depot
RATES or "Pdar boarders : Meals 25c
Beds 25c & up
i PLUMBING and HEATING. -lw- V
A ELMER STIPES Mgr. A
I w - jjw- uo iiKurc wiui
tne 003: cannpi oe openea.
Bank cf Beaverlon
250 Start Stories
Rare Article. Nature and Science.
Exceptional Editorial Page, family
Page,' Boys"Page, Cirls' Page, ChU.
dren'a Page, jAU ages' 'ItbeXBjJy
provided forv ' t ' -
Twice as rrrccl) aa an magaaine
givei in a year. Fiftr-tWQ' times
ii year not twelve. "
Send to-day to The Youth'j Com.
panioti, Bo;;on, Maas for
three curutqrr issues'- free.
For vour fancy holiday candies. Prder
early. " ' MRS. S,' E. ELLIOT
PLUMBING CO. 5
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4107 pm Will'n elec
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S;05 am eleo
10:29 am e(ec '
2:86 pre elec
4:56 pm from Tilla-
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ALL-TRAINS electric, via 4th
street line, except No. 141 and
and No. 142. '
S. W. McJlvaine, Aeeat .
EAST GOING WEST
No. 30 6-53 A.14.-N0. 31 7-32 am
38 1-03 P.M,
46 10-17 Sat.
37 1-52 FM
39 4-07 '
45 8-02 Sat.
' G. L. THOMPSON, Al
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F. J. BABCOCK POST NO. 30.
Meets every 2nd. Friday of?
each month, at the residence of.
Comrade W. L. HIKE.
, " GRANGE '
Beaverfim P. of H. meets at
Granee Hall the second Saturday
of each month. 1
A, W. Pike Master
Mrs. W.H.Boyd Seoretary.
LODGE MO. 10Q
A. P. AND A.M. '
$ Reyular oonaun-
lcatioa first and
third Tuesdays CADY HALL
8-00 P.M. Visitors welcome.
C. E. Hedge. W. M.
Cuy Alexander. Seety.
S. D. A. CHURCH
Regular preaching services on
the first Sabbath of each month
at 11 a. m.
Sabbath school every Sabbath
Eld. R. D. Benham Pastor
Sunday School at 10 A. M.
every Sunday. Christim En
deavor at 6:30 sharp. Preaching
very Sundays of each month.
Rev, Upshaw Pastor,
M, E. Church
Preaching Every Sunday At
11 A.M. and 7:30 P.M.
Special song service 7 P.M'
Sunday School 10 A.M.
Prayer Meeting Thursday 7.30
To The People Of Beaverton.
My Work as well as my prices
are right. Half soles from 45c
to 85c The price and the work
Can NOT be. beat. DEIBELE'S
SHOE SHOP opposite the Cady
FIRE and AUTOMOBILE
INSURANCE . . :
' ' ,' .
Stroud & Co.
iateat fads for poor bossy