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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 19M
Subscription, $1.00 a Year.
MT. SCOTI SCHOOLS
SHOW BIC GROWTH
HAS BEST SHOW
The opening term ol tbe Mt. Bcott
Axel Kildabl, proprietor of tbe Lento
Garage, got bia name in the dailies last Driver oi Auto Narrowly Escapes
week on account of bia recent trip up
Death at Hand of Crazy
Livestock, Fann Products, Vege schools makes a very favorable showing.
tables o! all Sorts, Household Contrary to what might have been ex
Products and Juvenile Display pected tbe attendance ha* Increased in
Mt Hood on a motorcycle.
Axel aod a
the district as a whole, tbo in two of
bunch of Lents and Portland boys went
them there has been a reduction in
out to the mountain September 5. and
What Is probably the beat exhibit ol numbers. The total enrollu— nt for tbe
farm products that Multnomah County | Mt. Bcott section is 1938 against 1834 ol
proceeded to make the ascent next
morning. He bad made tbe 7000 foot
elevation before but he was out to beat
bis own record. Five machines started
up the mountain.
Three of them
•topped in two miles and the others
quit at tbe 7000 foot mark. Here the
boys disposed of a lunch and the climb
proceeded till tbe snow was hub deep
and it was impossible to dodge the
boulders further, 7800 above the sea,
3800 above Government Camp.
turned without a mishap and got back
borne next day.
Those who made tbe trip were: Kil-
dahl, on a Dayton motorcycle; Pete Er
win, on a Dayton; Bert Hedderly, on a
Dayton, carrying tandem Rudolf Haff
ner; Rube Johnson, on an Excelsior;
Clyde Prettyman, on a Harley-David
son; Arthur Knight, on a De Luxe De
troit eye e; J ack Tauscher, on a Day
ton; Harry Eston, on a Harley-David
son ; C. Wiese, Dayton; E. R. Casey,
Dayton; Captain Evarts, Dayton, and
W. H. Wood worth, Dayton, with Fred
Cochold on the tandem
Bloy rode tandem with Kildabl
as Government Camp.
exhibit this I la*t year. The enrollment of each of
week al Gresham. Only one thing has ths four Mt. Bcott schools was as fol
prevented It being • bummer—the very I lows: Arleta, 606; Lents, 663; Hoffman,
generous supply of moisture that has 269; Woodmere, 411. The largest gain
•ver got together is on
been showered down on the county dur was In tbe Hoffman school, tbe addi
ing the entire week.
Il has prevented tions »mounting to over 120 in excess of
»decent attendance; it has reduced the last year.
There are several new teachers and a
display in a bruited way; Il has ¡>ul the
to m>w principal at Arleta io place of Prof.
Ol course If tbe New bill who goes to
rains continue there will be no racee.
But the rains cannot shut out tbe pigs,
Tbe civic center idea that was ad
the goats, the sheep, the chickens,
ducks, geese, and turkey«; the horses vaiiced at Arleta last year has been di»-
and cattle. They are there In abund ; continued due to tbe expense it en-
ance and of the highest quality.
Miss Johnson, who was in
i’ercherons, and all grades
that department is employed
down to Shetlands.
Among the cattle
aristocracy are Altman’s and Cleve
land's Jersey's, Brugger's Swiss, and
McKeown'» »nd Muilenbof'a Holstein’»,
Rdilton Home in Ruins
• nd others so numerous that every
The home of J. N. Railton in Cadwel
•tall la full.
Tbe exhibit in the Juvenile Dr part- acre« was Inirned to tbe ground early
went breaks all previous records. A Monday morning. It is supposed the
Monlavllla boy has an exhibit that tire originated io the flue. A consider
would be a credit to a county at tbe able part of the furniture and clothing
state fair, He exhibits about 4<i0 farm was saved, but tbe bouse was totally
ruined. It was heavily insured, in fact
Amusements were provided this year for more than kt was worth. It is not
ahead of the usual, A good dance floor known what the intention is as to re
has l>e«n provided, a merry-go-round building.
races entirely out ol busineee
and a big lln» of 'concessions, Two
hands take alternate days for music.
Both will be preeent Saturday.
The Grange exhibits are tine.
•I of them are oi such size as to make
creditable sh0w for tbe county at the
NOTES OF THE W. C. T. 0.
Husband—Dr. B . said an i alcohol
sponge would do me good.
which of your cronies did he refer?
—New York Bun.
Veteran Fighting Men of Servia
The Rervtnn army ta largely composed of veterans who know what war to
They have recently been through two wars, one against Turkey and another
against Bulgaria Anns expert» consider them to be excellent fighters.
LENTS MAN SAVES VATU-
ASIE DOUAT KERN PARK
Parent-Teach«? Club to Meet
The Cavalry of Germany
BEAUTY OF THE HUDSON
Driving an automobile for tbe accomo
dation of the public isn’t all fnn as our
genial fellow townsman, Tom Cowing,
will testify. He was aaked to take a
fellow out beyond Sycamore, oc the
Rock Creek Road Saturday evening ami
after agreeing on tbe price they started.
For company, two of the Peterson boys
Lents tbe traveler became excited and
began to talk and make threats,
was evidently drunk or insane,
reached over and got
shoulder and proceeded to
what he eouid do.
He first insisted
that he should be driven all the way
home, but Tom only promised to go as
far as the road was good. The road ia
gravelled about two mile« south of
Sycamore store and owing to tbe rains
it was not certain that tbe machine
could be taken further. After consider
able argument on this line be changed
off onto the payment of the carriage.
He insisted that be had paid for the
service. Tom insisted that be had not
been paid. Tbe quarrel grew warm,
and tbo it was dark, in turning around
Tom discovered that bis troublesome
company was bolding a big hammer
over his bead and threatening to strike
him if be offered too much resistance.
At length tbe fellow ordered Tom to
stop and get out of tbe car. After some
further threats he ordered Tom to "i-n
around and go home.
peered in the woo l“.
Tom came home intending to I »-■ i
warrant issued for bis arrest but as toe
justice was away deferred the matter
till morning. In the meantime parties
around town ceard of tbe fellow and
assured Tom that the fellow would be
all right when he sobered up. Tom is
waiting for him to sober up, and he
promisee that he will not wait very long.
MRS. MARTHA J.
M. f. SUNDAY SCHOOL
MISKIMINS AT REST
Kenworthy’s in chair.
Work has begun on the reconstruc
The retiring superintendent put in tion of the Mt. Scott Cemetery build
• for several weeks, but from a complaint nomination F. D. Frost and be was ing, burned in August. The walls left
that a simple operation might have re- elected for the ensuing year.
8. R. standing are found to be safe and the I
Her busband opposed the Toon was elected assistant superintend linings will have to be replaced, and
with a new roof it will soon be as good
¡operation because of its expense.
He ent, Edwin Norene, secretary and R. J.
as new. It is expected that other
is reputed to be well to do.
buildings will soon be erected as plans
lived in Portland over two years and iti Martin; librarian, Nellie Woodworth; are under consideration. A chape) and
assistant librarian, Edna Blything;
crematorium are both contemplated.
Lents about two years.
She leaves to
chorister, Mrs. W. Boyd Moore; or
mourn her departure, a busband, Joe. ganist, Miss Fern Allen.
H. Miskimins, and several children, elected by unanimous vote.
Tliere is not enough of the community
namely, Mrs. Geo. Doyle of Newton,
spirit among our rural distrioto.
lows; Mrs. F. C. Mason of Baxter,
Mrs. Miskimins had been ill
0. D. Forte Begins Sult
I Iowa; W. F. Basten of Denver, Colo.,
all children of a former marriage. Two
sisters, Mrs. Hackenbury of Cedar
| Creek, Nebr., and Mrs. Kline of Platts
burg, Nebr., a brother in Denver, Colo.,
and another at Des Moines, Iowa, and
her father at Cedar Creek, Nebr. Mrs.
Miskimins was 53 years of age.
The remains were shipped to Baxter,
Iowa, accornpaniea by her daughter.
Mrs. F. C. Mason, who has been in
Lents for the past six weeks attending
Restaurant Manager—Virtuoso here
was offered »1,000 by a millionaire for
that fl idle last weex. Guest—I can't
go that high, hut I’ll give him »50 if
I he'll quit right now.—Judge.
Little Willie—la, what’s a redun
dancy of expreesion? Pa—Using more
words thsn are necessary to express
one’s meaning, such as “ wealthy
plumber," "poor poet," “idle rich,”
Caller—Is your mistress in?
Mrs. Bpeedrich (to chauffeur who has
Maid—Did you see her at the window
just run over a fat man)—For heaven’s as you came up the walk, ma’am?
If you must run over
people and get us bumped, pick out the
Maid—Well, she said if you hadn't
seen her to aay that she was out.
“What do you intend to do after you
leave college?" "Well, L haven’t de-
cided on anything definite for tbe first
year, except to come back for the class
Returning home from an evening out
Tuesday night about 12, Wilbur Barnee,
a Lento citizen, discovered a bouse afire
near Firland. He reported the matter
to Chief Stevens of tbe Sunnyside De
partment, and proceeded to save the
occupants. Knocking down the door
he made a rush for tbe bedroom where
he rescued a beautiful child, sound
asleep. There was no one else at home.
Photo by American Press Asaoclatlon-
The house was burned to the ground.
I He was surprised later to learn tbe ob-
' ject of bis bravery was a grown up doll,
The cavalry force of Germany, comprising approximately 100 regiments,
which in hie excitement had not been
numbers about 70.000 men. The private soldiers carry lances, which stand
upright when the troopers are in Baddie. A carbine is alung In a bucket be observed.
The building belonged to 8. A. Cobb
side the saddle.
of Oregon City, W. A. Walsh was liv-
Drink And Vagrancy.
ing in it.
An investigation by a superintendent
Chief Stevens made a record run of a municipal lodging-house in New
from Sunnyside to Kern Park in six York, covering 2,000 cases, reveals the
fact that 30 per cent of these people
were vagrant“ solely because of their
The funeral of Mrs. Martha Jane
The Sunday School >>oard of the
addiction to intoxicating liquors. Fifty
MF. SCOTT CEMETERY ASSO
Miskimins, ill for tbe past month, a Methodist Church held their annual
per cent of the eases involved showed
CIATION WILL REBUILD very excessive consumption of alcohol.
resident of ijents. near the schoolhouse, election Tuesday night, W. Boyd Moore
The fjmta Parent-Teacher Club will
meet Friday afternoon at 2:90 in the
There will lie
several interesting features, one being a
talk from Judge Gatens of tbe Juvenile
Every pare* t in tbe district
thou hi hear this.
A phase ol the temperance campaign
In which every person interested can Its Ploturssqus Scsnsry Far Surpasses
That of th* Rhine.
take a part is that of expressing to the
Tbe Hudaou river is very remarkable
management of the newspaper which
In several respects, in (he first place,
you read, vour disapproval ol liquor ad fur 15o miles of Its length it 1» not a
vertisements. It is not necessary to true river bill a fiord
wait until some on* gets up a petition to tbe ocean Its rock bottom, with tbe
and circulates it for signatures.
If you exception of a few laluuda. la below
have a telephone, call up the manage- *eu level. How far below. It is not
ment today. In Portland a commute accurately known
ol one hundred business men are wag King mountain engineers bored a thou
ing a campaign for prohibition. The snud feet down into the dirt and sand
that fill the gorge under th» water and
best, most influential me a have been
did nut find ruck bottom. Tbe shore
■elected to act upon and are serving up line at Albany la at practically the
on this committee oi one hundred | same elevatlun as tbe »bore line at
This committee lias circulated a state New York, and tbe tide rlaee at Albany
ment, saying among other things, as to two and eight-tenths feet Tbe up
th» effect of the passage of the prohi ward and downward flowing of tbe
bition amendment, "There is every tide, of which Hudson took advantage
reason to believe that it will stimulate in bia voyage, bad long been noticed
by tbe Indiana, who spoke of tbe river
all business to a marked degree as it
with wonder as the stream that flowed
lias done in Kansas and other prohibi- i
lion stales. The abolishment of the
Tbe river 1» nnaurpasaed for Its great
•ale of liquor will release a large sum of natural beauty
money daily which will be free for in German surgeon. Dr. Adolph Lorena,
vestment ; for the purchases trom mer tn 1902 declared It more beautiful than
chants and trades people." The influ the Rhine, which depends on the
ence of these one hundred businees castlee on Its becks for It» main charm
men is of greater importance to any Primarily, the beauty of tbe Hudson
ta due to tbe extraordinary range of
news|>aper than the support of any j
Its geological history. From It» source
brewery or other liquor dealer. If the
to tbe sea it Is an epitome of creation
attention of the newspaper is called to It rtsea tn tbe Adirondack mountains
this matter by any considerable num-j
which tower to a great height. The
her of people it cannot fail to meet con famous Highlands of tbe Hudson, be
sideration. All newspapers are main tween which Hudson sailed 300 years
tained by the business interests of the ago. are of the same Archaean rocks
community in which they are estab and were once a group of Islands The
lished and tbe management of a pa;»er ■ Catskill» ere more modern and the
Palisades »till younger
cannot afford to insert advertisements
rising »beer 300 to MM) feet above the
inimical to business welfare. The busi
water’» edge, were once a fiery molten
ness men of Portland declare they mats and their columnar shape 1» due
wonld be benetitted by tbe ;>aasage of to tbe manner tn which tbe mas» cool
the prohibitory law. Press that fact ed off
boine to the newspaper management. ; Tlieee fact» Indlcnte what a »torc
It will have greater weight with them hon»« for faaclnnting research tbe Hud
than the no less patent fact that liquor ■on valley 1» for the person, young or
advertisements are a mrnance to the old. who will study It with the mind
■■ weH a» with the eye.—Edith Town-
physical and moral stamina of the
•end Kaufmann In Leslie's
community. The jiatrons of the busi
ness men should take up this matter at
Browne—What ever became of Diggs?
You remember he took a I’h. D. in
September 22nd, at the Evangelical Greek poetry. Grey—He's scanning
Church, will occur the annual election meters for a gas company.—The Smart
of Mt. Bcott Union.
Mrs. Charles McIntyre entertained a
number of friends and relatives Tues
day evening, the occasion heing her
mnsic and refreshments the evening
passed only too quickly for all present.
Photo by Amsrlrart Preea Association.
Miss Hnperldgi I should just like to
see the man that I'd promise to love,
honor and obey.
Mias Pertly—I’m sure you w uld,
Astoria Municipal Docks Contract.
Astoria, Oregon, Sept., 9—(Special)
—The contract for the superstructure of
Astoria’s big municipal docks, the finest
on the Pacific Coast, has been let to C. L.
Houston, a local contractor, for the sum
of »128,350 00. This is the thin! contract
awarded on the structure, the first and
second being to J. A. McEachern A Co.
of Seattle and the Tacoma Dredging Co.
of Tacoma for the total sum of |:MO,000. -
00 for piling and dredging. The new
docks are being built under the direction
of tbe Port of Astoria ( “immiseion, and
the present contracts include tlie first two
The laws relating to business are wholly units only.
The entire project will
unsuited to the transactions of the farm approximate »1,000,(XX).
||O D. Forte of Lenta has been ap-
pointed administrator for the i estate of
Basil Peterson, a checker, who was
killed in the N. P. terminal yards by
being ruu down by a car. 1 Mr. Forte
Canning Peaches Without Sugar
The waste of effort through impractical
has sued the company for »20.000
If the price of sugar is prohibitive one
damages, alleging negligence on the methods of farming is the greatest
may can peaches so that they will keep
tragedy of the age.
part of the company.
indefinitely by using plain water in-
stead of syrup, The foliowing recipe
Something is wrong in our marketing may be used:
“He disappeared one day and stayed
sway five years.
Recently he reap system when a small crop brings more
Remove skins from peaches by im-
money than a bountiful one.
peared and his wife took him back.”
mereing in boiling water, Place whole
“Are they happy now?”
peaches in glass jars or tins and fill
"No; he says she's unreasonable
Farm tenancy is the greatest menace j*ra with hoc water. Place rubber and
now confronting the nation and can only top in place and sterilise for 15 minutes
be checked by affording the tenant and in hot-waler bath outfit}, 12 minutes in
"She wants to know where he was the laborer facilities for acquiring prop water seal, 1C minutes at 5 pounds
during those five years.”—Louisville erty and by reducing the high rates of steam pressure or 5 minutes at 10
interest which an- now sapping the vital pounds steam pressure.
ity of agriculture.
Of course the peaches when removed
“John, didn’t f tell you that if yon
from the jar will not taste so sweet as
come home tipsy another night I’d go
Under the present system of market those canned in syrup.
home to my mother?”
ing farm product», it is possible and sweetening is desired it may be added
often occurs, that people in one part of when tbe fruit is to be eaten.
“Then why have you come home in the Uniteti States literally starve for the
Thia same method is good for canning
want of a product, while the same pro with syrups containing varying amounts
‘ Didn't you shay (hie) that you’d go duct in another part of the nation is of sugar. A very thin syrup may be
home t’ your mosher?”—Boston Tran- wasting for want of a market.
ns&i if the housewife does not wish to
dispense entirely with the sngar.
Applee may also be canned (for
The Booth-Kelly mill at Springfield
“Won't you l>e very, very happy was formerly opened for business last apple sauce, pie filling, etc.) using plain
when your sentence is over?” cheer Saturday although it had been running water instead of a sugar syrup.
fully asked a women of a convict in for a few lays previously in ortier to gel partment specialists have repeatedly
the machinery into smooth running onter. canned them by this method.
“I dunno, ma'am, I dunno," gloomi This mill has a capacity of 150,000 feet case of apples, j»rs should be sterilised
ly answered the man.
each day of ten hours, and makes use of 16 minutes in bot-wster-bath outfits,
"You dou’t know?”
the the most modern safety and labor-saving 12 minutes in water-seal, 10 minutoe
devices in every dejiartment. it will em under 5 pounds of steam awl 4 nnnotos
woman amsxed. "Why not?”
under 10 pounds ol steam.
ploy shout 125 men at first.
“I'm in for life.”