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LENT.*», MULI Non AH Co., Ü^EdON
IHURSÜAY, JUNE 4,
DAY BIG EVENT
GROUND NOW OPEN
Procession, Addresses, Program and
Lunch Consume Most of Day.
Veterans Continue Their Sketches.
According to plan the big annual
event in tlie life of every old Veteran,
decoration day. wa* duly celebrated by
lamta Veterans on last Saturday. The
decoration* Iwgati -wrlj In the morning
and lasted till afternoon. As early a*
eight o'clock liasketa of flowers were < n
the way to the cemeteries. By nine
o'clock tlie Veteran* and their wive*
and familiee were as*embled at Odd
fellows hap and shortly after that hour
the parade was formed and moved sou III
to Johnson Creek bridge where a short
ceremony wa* held, the stream was
■howered with flowers in memory of de
parted soldier* and sailors ■ three
volley *alute was fire») by local Hons of
Veterans, end then the return inarch
was iiegun. Returning they aaseosbled
In the Oddfellow* hall and an excellent
program was rendered, of which th»*
Mint r- ot If ills'll ■» *-ti I'.-t 3'1» A K
following is a report:
introductory talk, by John lluntliig
• - I ■»
Prayer, Dr. Fawcett.
it ». w. » ■
Reading ol General i-ogsn'e Order,
I •»•ll-l «I M. |> «e i
ar. tv al st t’>e » c nd re<
Recitation, Mis-Leah Melvin.
c e'-r» i «»id sui l.or<! Lyons,
Address, Mrs. M. L T Hidden.
g isti lilisi-ter, acre present.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, M ia»
Ib. 1M». the spring < am-
pegii c o.in* i>ced ' y * mardi to
Hong. "Cover Them Orar." Eire M «■*-«-» W lioe|tier- ae le.rued h*t
the rm- y i .,» i deetroie»! everything
"The lawt Veteran." Mi** Leah Mel- perishsi'le
»li ut Cei.tervilh)
Msn«»«,* Jniit on, am! reí reatad
"Tapp*," Ned Curtis.
towa'd G.ioloi w lie aid Richmond.
After this feature of the day * pro- Wtii e at that (sunt a rro'gamxatmn of
gram was ended all repaired to tiir the arm, was effe»'(e»l by order of
dining room where a fine lunch bad President Lincoln (sanerai Jot u Gib
t>een spread. At the cloee of the lunch bon* wss as igne»! die > <immau l ol the
Mr*. Hidden, acting a* toast master, briga»!*. Auguri 2U t i 23 we f -light at
calle»! on John Walrod, John Hunting Rappaliaiin.s k Niallon, Va ; Augnai 26
ton, G M. Wilson, ami Messrs l'ugh. We fought at bulnhrr Spring«, V* , ai d
Baker, Stalely, Mr*. Maffei, and Mr. August 28 at Galnsviliu; Augii«! M o
Darnall of the Herald. Following this 30 at N. comi Bull R'l ; Heptetuber 14 st
all the company returned to the hall Souiti Mountain; Heptember 17 at
and the veterau* and their wives were Anleitam, and Ihrcem'ier 11 t> 16 •«
lined up and had their picture* taken were at Fie»irickburg. V«. April 29 to
These picture* were not the tieet in the 31), 1888, we fought at Fitglingli Urn*»-
worhl but they were the lies! ever taken i'’g. Va.. Mai I to 5 at Cha o o vi le,
ot thi* gioup ami under the cir Va., and July I tn 4 si Geit»*tmrg,
cumstance* we are compelled to use it where I wa- wmiii'tol on the li -> »1
The Ladies of the G. A R. wish to ami take * p *«»»< er
m rn. ng <
offer their thank* publicly to the | tll(,
• ri i en by our ow
following pel sons who furnished do-1 (ofce< BI)11 ,r„t ,
nation* a* indicated: Meat*, Eggiman j p |(
the IVi . Thii
and Duke Brother*. Groceries, Katzky , |hl |( R(
liolway, ( WBB there B,wlU, tEi
ni»'lit tip * E»wi I
Werner, Kanno, Miley and Westover. WB, w|l| t(,
••■‘tv • i C t ini'. Va. 1
Strawberries, Mr. Toon. Milk, Mr*. re,,,,—j
there u util ik'iow-r, w Eieii I
Raleigh, Mrs. Hawkins.
, , „ thlrll
( iirloug»! and went t<
Wlieh my tur
iu C»» ii
Veterans Continue Sketches
Uncle Sam's Fighting Men
“On the Job” at Vera Cruz
The biographieal »ketches issue! in
last week’* Herald were highly pprecl-
a led and several promised to send in
tiieir stories for this week's issue
These will lie continued as quickly as
they come in.
G W. Pugh waa first sergeant of Co
G, 35th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
He enlisted in 1863 and was with h.»
regiment tn Aiksus**, Miaaieaippi,
Louisian* and Alalmma Took part in
the seige of Mobile, Spanish Fort ami
Fort Blakeley. He lead Ids company at
the charge on Whistler Station, ami
when Dick Taylor surrendered to then
division they went to Mobile, ami then
sirs assigned to Sheridan and taken to
the Mexican itorder. They were along
the Kio Grande for nine months, until
Maximilllan was killed, returning home
in March 1866
After discharge he returned to Wis
consin where he lived for several years,
then he triesl Nebraska, and thirty
years ago he came to Oregon, settling at
Lenta eight year* ago.
John Walrod was born August 6,
1829, in Herkimer County, New York,
cams to Wisconsin with his parent* in
May, 1M12, enlisted in July I 86 i, wa*
mustered in August 16, 1861 into Co. A,
7th Wisconsin Infantry for three years,
or during the war. The Company re
ceived the name of N »11 Guards
the 21st nt Neptern’ier, 1861, it 1—It
camp for Washington, D. C. October I,
It marched to Chain Bridge, viaO. org
town and was brigaded with the other
troops of General Kings command in
the organisation of the srmv by General
McClellan. The Iru i Hriga le, w'n h
wa« c ,mpo«r»l of the second, six'h am
seventh Wi“con«i i. nineteenth Ind'aiis.
and lottery H, F mrth United Nt le-
|Ar i 'ery, » <1 assigned to General
M. |i .*fil's division ol the army of the
Pototrine, and October Sth it went Into
lamp at Fort 1 i 111 ng hast on Arlington
Heights, half a mile west of the Arling-
serve Coro», » my «.mid
shot wound thrilsh the h fl w .» joint,
ami I cou d >. liaiidl- i ym . Im < e<i
as Sargeant without a gun, wide m
rank was lh.it • I flr-t <orp.,ia
August III lKttfi I was n,ns i. it out at
Washingto ., It <’ by iea*o„ ot • xpi’n
lion of term ot
The sevn h R intent, Wise n»m I i
fatltry Io will h I helm* d, m-t Pou.
killed in sc I n, 281 ; from di wise, 146,
Regiman’al str.- gtn 1630
This reyiiurid ai-cordi’g to Colonel
Fox's llisuiri »t.itids third i" losses of
anv 't'giimn' in the Union Army.
Company A st .ml- fi.«t of any Company
of mfwutry in th- Union Army.
Chas R Drak" was born in Tompkins
' Conntv, New York, Mav 28 I# 8
•nli*te»l in 0«». C, 141 N-w Y ok V • i-
teer Infantry, August 1861 f .r >h -
years service and serv-d nt u u ly —
except when sent to the Fvnm>ille,
Ind , hospital along with 4 11 others .,m
following which he took a 30 day« -it»-
lough, rejoining his companv in F ••
ruary. *1862, — until his diecli irgv »•■
Jun 18 6.
Hi* first service was at Mine.’. Hill,
Va. Then he went to Niittic mi the
Potomac, and from there wa* called to
participate in the Gettysburg campaign
After thi* Ills comuiAiid | lined with the
11 th ami IStli corp* to form the 29tl>
corp* and were sent to he p Sherman
I* fore Atlanta
They engag»»l in
numerous skirmishes and battles o
that »'Amnaign. Peach Toe Cre- k ’»-ing
th»--ewrest. Ill" company Iwillg the
color compsiiv wa« sll «hot !•» pie-es
All but the of the entire eompanv wa«
kdle»< or wonnd»d, Mr. Drake e*»-apii>g
wit I,on a sera ch. After the I* I of it
f.i j.,it, th*- M iri'li r»i the s , I, *,'o,,
in • cA'ii|«<hr «i '
t»er»'»l f r ill- Im »• -•• *tn -• •
I»- m- » > .|.*»tr o'-»l, bot’i Uy rt
(<'iiiiliiinrd on Pam- Four)
Photoe copyright. 1*14. by American Pre»* Association
l-»nt* playground. North Main street
i* now open and in daily use by several
hundred children. The play apparatus
has been doubled. Plan* are laid so
the north portion of the grounds will be
used for the boys, the south for tbe
girl*. Mr Fithian has been sent out as
boye’ instructor and he will be in at-
tsn anee from 1 to 8 p. in. The gt.-la
1- «tractor will be Mrs. Wetterhall and
she will be on the ground from 10 a. m.
to 6 p. m.
Creek to Lose Its Dizzy Curves
Will Save Thousands to Property
County Interested in
Johnson creek is to be straightened.
It will be shortened more than a mile.
The coat will lie five thousand dollars.
No more will the valley rant of Main
I street be flooded each freshet.
“Campfire Girls” Will Entertain
That is, thia is the plan now under
The la-nt* "Campfire Girls" society Consideration by Road Commissioner
will occcpy the center of the stage, a* it Yeon. If the survey completed yester
were, next Monday evening at the day by Engineer William Balzhiser is
Yeager theatre. Lent*. A special serie* accepted by the county i-otnmissionem
of good photoplays will be pct on and the improvement will be made before
the girls will give one number. The tlie winter rains come again.
The cost will practically all be borne
proceeds of tbe show will go to aid in
getting uniform* for the society, and to by private subscription». Tlie Portland
meet incidental expenses. A big at Railway Light and Power Company nas
tendance i* expected.
offered to donate two thousand dollar*
toward tbe work. D. V. Jone* is also a
Road Supervifior, R. W. McMullen,
has charge of the undertaking.
Balzhizer was sent out to estimate on
the com of raising tlie road* in the Lents
Bid* for the construction ot the new district that are fl<x>ded each winter.
Sandy River bridge will be »»lvertised He reported back that instead of filling
for in * few day*. According to plans in the roads the proper way wa* to
and specifications filed with the County straighten the »-reek and the cost would
Com mi.-winners yeeterdty. Tlie bridge is be very much lees.
to be two spans, one 200 feet and the
Between the Sieber place on tbe east
other 77 feet long. Bills received a and the Sichel place near Marconi sta
few -lays ago were rejecte»! localise the tion, the creek winds aroun»! for two
Commissioners had not followed the law. and a quarter miles and has a fall of ten
feet. It is propose»! to cut through four
Sandy is preparing to hold a district narrow necks of land. The first cut on
fair Octol>er2, and X, under the direction the Seiber place is 660 an»l >»av»-s
of Sandy Grange.
2!M0 feet. Tbe second bend in !*tX) feet
around and 130 across. The third is
The County Fair Premium list is out. 600 around and 100 acroe*. The lower
A copy may be secured from the cut will be only 360 feet acroes and the
distance by the pseaent channel is 4000
Secretary, E. L. Thorpe, Gresham.
feet. Even this 360 feet can be reduced
D. 8. Dunbar and wife of Fairview, to 285 bnt it would make a bad ent in
will spend the summer with a son at the Sichel field. By keeping to the line
fence the distance is 66 feet longer. In
this 350 feet there is a drop of three feet.
The new channel will be 40 feet on
Troubiale will indulge in a rousing
top, 20 on the bottom and 10 feet »ieep.
Fourth oi*Jnly celebration this year.
Of course with a fall of ten feet in little
more than a mile the bed of the creek ia
Gresham has a jelly factory assured bound to cut deeper.
anil a fruit cannery coming.
The total excavation is about 1,400
feet and the cost $3.30 per foot, or 30
The Government dredge Oregon, cents a yard. It is all plow and -».Taper
which has been operating in the work. There are only three big trees in
Yaquina River for several months, all the excavation to be removed. The
has conpleted a channel from Toledo dirt will be use«! to fill the old channel
to the ocean and the first ocean-going as far as it will go.
steamer has been docked and loaded at
There is also a bend at the Wagner
that port The steamer Bandon, of place which will be included in the t-eti-
San Francis»x>, loaded a cargo of mate. This would *d»l another big tree
600,000 feet of lumber for the California and save only alxwit 20 f-et in distance
city and will hereafter make regular and nei-eesitate 100 feet of excavation.
trips between the two ports. It is
Each winter for a few day» the electric
estimated that the new channel through ear track is flooded.
Yaquina Bay nas put not less than six the creek have also been troubled with
billion feet of splendid timber within high water.
Dr. Harry McKay was
easy reach of the ocean.
planning to pnt up a fine residence just
above Lente Junction. One winter day
Each of the eight Willamette Valley he fonnii the pla«-e under four feet of
counties included in the Willamette water. The st raigh toning of tlie channel
will enable tlie dix-tor to build on dry
Valiev Exposition Association, will
land. 11 will also add many thoiisaml*
specialize in some particular phase of of dollars to the value of other property
the exhibit. Clackamas and Washington in that district.
counties will feature p oeessing fruits
and vegetables; Polk County, wool and
Clarence W. Cone of Lents and Miss
' mohair; Benton County, minerals; Lane
, County, timber products; Linn County, Lettie Smith of Ninth avenue were
inarrie»! at the Methodist parsonage
fresh fruits and vegetables; Marion
June 3, 1914 at. 8 p. m.. Rev. W. Boyd
County, hops and canned and dried M«x>re performing the c»-reinony, after
fruits and vegetables. It is planned which the bridal party was driven to
that while each county will specialize the home of the bride, 217 Ninth
along these lines, no county will be avenue, where a we»iding dinner wa*
served. A large company of relative*
barred from contributing good samples
were pr. Bent from different parts of the
in other lines if they wish.
city and Mrs. Dyk«tra of Heppner,
NOT!S Of INTEREST
NCLE NAM'S fighting uieu are following active career* tn Mexico
■ ud they like the work a* a welcome change from the dull routine
llluatratlou *p|>ear two typical acene» of
of times of peace In the Oue (how* a machine gun with It* crew
affairs In eastern Mexico to guard the waterworks, five mile* »11»
hurrying westward from Vera Crux
The other shows * squad of Infantryman firing at Mexican sharp
shooters lor «ultwr». a* they are termed) In the outskirts of Ver* Cru*
Oil LTOtna Wants He p
Death oi Mrs Tracy May Low
A caU i« g ling oat to *11 par * of the I Mr*. Tracy M;»v low, was b»irn at
country ask v ’or fifteen thoussml liar- , Plymouth 'n»L, September 22il 189f>
vest hands L r Oklahoma.
'' age* are From chililhtMai she was of a sunny and
|2 41 and lanrd. There cheerful disposition. Although severely
• « * p n,»»i"d v il st most of the harvest ! afflicted her whole life, she was never
As a result of the interests which has
ploy, es will hr n-tsined later to care known to conp'ain or Itecome dis
been aroused in the raising of corn in
for the lull i rons. The state will mai li ,-ou.agr.«!, whe
the cloud« set-med 1 Oregon, it is stated that over 2,000
tain free employment l>un-*u* at quid, darkest she pierctsl them through with acre* of the cereal has been planted in
(Iva, Wisidward, Freilerick, and Okla her su. nv smiie
the vicinity of Ontario. Most of the
i She wa* rear» d in the Cath lie faith planting was done with carefully
b ilia • 'it v.
mnaimng « sincere »ml faithful selected, acclimated seed, and as the
I member of the church, and held in growers are using the most modern
highest esteem in St Peters Parish the methods in its cultivation, it ia expected
local society. The was a most devoted the yield will lie the beat ever turned
wife and loving mother. She »lied J out in the state. Over 40 corn cul
li-- Lillian D'T Thomas of Yam- June 1, 1914. age 27 years. 8 months, tivator* we e sold by Ontario merchants
in one week.
•n'gon, were marri»«!
tl.e bom»' 9 days.
She was married to W J. l ow Sept.
bride Jul.»- 3. 181 I. Rev. W R'.y.l
18, 1966. t Plymouth, Ind . after which
At Amity, Marion County, there has
• »'ffl iating
Tlie wedding was a they came to Portland
just been received a herd of registered
•I"" on»', i-n y n'lativ»« Iming present. | She le ive« a father, mother, three Holstein dairy stock, bought in Michigan
■ le ivn'iii my a wedding »tinner, brothers, one sis’er, one son, and one and said to be the best lot of dairy
ri..'v Mill sfM-nd the - daughter, a loving husband and a host cattle in Oregon. The herd consists of
■ r it « i-l I»' a'’’»-* M* ieb »het Mill of fr.ends to mourn her deusrture. 18 heifers and one registered bull. The
Funeral service* conduct»«! Wednesday mothi-r of this bull is said to have a
a d ni i*e p .r laud tla-ir *t 9:00 A. M. hv Father Hetitgen. In
reccord of 909 , out ids of butter in a
T ■ r m my friend« will la- glad terment was at Mt
Scott Park single year. Cost of the herd, includ
■ >< h in hack tn tli' -e fairts. - emetery.
ing transportation, amounted to 15,500.
Oregon. They will reside at 7028, 60th
Ave.. 8. E. an»l will he at home after
June 20. Both them- young people are
well known in this community anti their
many friends join in congratulating
Louis Schuman Dies
Louis I. Schuman of 860 Willamette
Boulevard died last Wednesday, 66
rears of age. He was well known by
old «ettler* in this county, where the
family has ived for years. He was a
brother to Mrs. Frank Nnutfin ard
Pauline and Albert Schuman of Lento.
He leavee a wile and two daughter* and
a son to mourn hi* departure, be*i»ie* a
large number of friends.
Grange Officers Meet
The regular quarterly meeting of the
Master* and Lecture* of Multnomah
County will he held at the Evening
Star Grange next Satur lay at 1:16 P. M.