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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREOON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1914
MI. SCOTT BUSINESS
MEN PUT ONCONTEST
NOT SURE YET
Creston Meeting a Rousing One.
Prospects Both Good and Bad But
Attitude of the Patrons at Tax
Meeting Nov. 24, Will Determine.
Tuesday evening will be memorable
in tin- Franklin Hljcli School as being
the first big IxMMler meeting in the
furt liersn««* of the anticipated high
school. The meeting wan well a« I ver-
tim'd and the assembly hall wax crowded
to the limit. The earlier part of the
program wa» given over to the orchestra,
■nd to neveral Glee t’lulm who did them-
■rlvea great credit. The chair nan of
the evening wa« Mr Want I’. Hwojie of
Among the earliest speaker«
wax Superintendent Aiderman, wlio
made a very highly appreciated talk and
Photo b> Arnrriv’in l*r«w» AmuN'isiioh
commended tbewhool for the good work
Het rulfh mobilized urar Qusl*«’ iw
it *»• doing, the principal for hi« uni
form «u<v<*»« in achool work and ended
up l>y telling the aiidieme that the
l«inrd hail decid«*d to include a $100,000
in thia year'« budget a» an advance on
the Unit wing of ttie |>ro|>oaed new
■chool. He tiad no doubt that it would
la* bill It.
Mr. Elwell of WoodaCoelt
made a can-fill analy«i« of the nc I kmi I
■ituation, the need» of thi» part of the
city, and of th« future neceaaity of such
an improvement. He developed that
there wen* now 252 pupil« in the Frank
lin high school. Mini« of them at South
Mt Talair, and that probably aotne of
them would lie meeting al Glencoe next
year unlee» better at ..imoilationa wen*
afTonled. lie thought the principal of a
high achool whose departments were ao
widely M*atU*n«l ax that would find it
rather difficult to attend to hi« dutlea,
not to mention the diaadvantage of tlie
pupils. 1HI pupil« would la* ad do I to
the available list in February, and ISO
more in June.
Director Plummer praMUted tlie nega
PtMXu by Amènent) rr»u Asacwiattur*
tive view in n*gard to the achool, not
that I m * oppoaea the uchool but lie stotol
later that lie nndenrtomi fully how diffi
cult it war to meet the demand« from all
l«rt> of the city and then* was no u»c in
Iwing too optomiatic.
He Wild of the
A "talcmcnt of th« banking buelne««
urgent need« of liclter school faciliti«*» in
various part« of the city ami I m * thought done by the !>*nt» Po»t Office, made two
l«M«iible they needed the assistance a« i week» ago by the Herald wa» wrong. It
much as Mt. Scott. The n*al motive of
. wa« understood at the time that th«
Mr. Plummer'» talk wa» to develop an
' figure« given wen- for the entire ¡»*rio«l
understanding of the need of active work
j of tin* service. In fact they were only
to secure the achiHil. The approaching
| partially correct. Instead of total de-
tax|«iycra meeting »«« mentioned and j |H.**it>< to dab* being $ 18,867, that i« the
all wen* urged to attend the moding at
amount on deposit at thia time, while
the Armory next Tuesday evening.
; the total de|HHiit« to date amount to
L. M. I«*pper of the East Side Busi*
$76,550 o( which $51,683 ha« been paid
new* Men’» Club war present with «ome
back. Tlien* have tieen 7«* account»
resolutions which I m * had pr<*M*nti*d a»
\ opened and then* an* at thi» time, 1H1
The saving« department
Whereas, lioth the Washington ami
tigun*« an* from Jan. 6 1912 to Nov. 1
Lincoln High Hebools an* now over
crowded and the grammar ach<x>la an*
tieing encroached upon, and
Wharoaa, the Franklin High School'«
temporary quarters at Creeton are also
Beginning Monday evening Novetnlier
overcrowded and many high achool pu 23d, there will la* held a aerie« of union
pil« an* sent unreasonably long distance« devotional «ervicee by Uie churches of
to Lincoln and Washington, thus creat the Mt. Scott district. Tlie «cheduJe of
ing Uii» over-crowding condition, there meeting» if ax follow«:
fore, la* it
Monday night, Nov. 23, at 7:30p. m.
Besolvoi, by the |>an*nt«. teachers and Tremont U. B. Church, «peaker, Rev.
taxpayer« here axeembled. That we a»k R. Tibi»« Maxey; Ijturelwood Congre
our*honorable Board of Education to in gational Church, «¡>eaker, Rev. W. T S.
clude a sufficient amount in the levy on Spriggs; Tuesday night Nov. 24, at 7:30
November 24 to provide the fl rat unit of p. tn., South Mt. Talior U. B. Church,
U m * Franklin High School, and that it «¡icaker, Rev. W. II. Arno»; Anabel
lie erected and made ready for use by Presbyterian Church, »¡leaker Rev. C. 8.
Heptember I, 11*16.
Johnson ; Wednesday night. Nov. 25, at
Thia reeolntion wa« adopted unani 7:30 p. m. Kern Park Christian Church.
»I»*aker, Rev. J. B Connor; Millan!
Mra. Wagner of the Portland Council Avenue Prcabyterian Chnrch, speaker,
was called, and Mr«. Meyers. paat pmi- Rev. J. B Parsons; Thnraday morning.
dent of the Portland Parent Teacher Nov. 26, at 10:30 a. m. Union Thanks
Club wen* called for talk«.
Mr. Plum giving service, Arleta Baptist Church,
mer made a reply to aotne criticisms of «peaker, Rev. V. E. Willing«, music by
thq.l>oard, citing that the lioard now had Arleta BaptiNt Choir; Thursday night,
under way over $700,000 of achool im each church to hold it«own prayer meet
provement» in the city.
ing a« usual;
Friday night, Nov. 27.
Everylaaiy interested in the high Revival service», Laurelwood »1 E
achool future of this «ection of the city Chnrch; Saturday, Nov. 28, no service»;
should plan to attend the meeting Tues I Sunday, Nov. 29, regular services in the
day evening. No matter if you cannot ' different churches; Monday night, Nov.
talk, you can vote and that will got the J 30, at 7 :90 p. m. Millard avenue Presby
terian Church, »peaker, Rev. R Tibbs
Maxey; Kern Park Christian Church,
On 18*eeml»*r 2, 8 and I the 29th an s|«*aker, Rev. W. H. Amos; Tuesday
nual meeting of the Oregon State night, Dec. 1, at 7 ;3(> p. m. South Mt.
Horticultural Society will lie held at Tabor U. B Church, »¡teaker Rev. W.
Medford. A program of great interest T. S. Sprigg»; Arleta Baptist Church,
has been prepared for the event and «peaker, Rev. J. B. Connor; Wednesday
fruit grower« from all the northweatern night, Dec. 2, at 7 :30 p. m., laiurelwixxi
«tale« will be in attendance. It ¡»■'Ex Congregational Church, speaker, Rev.
pected by the officer» that thia meeting J. B. Parsons, Tremont U. B Church,
will be the l>est ever held in the history speaker, Rev. C. S. Johnson; Thursday
night, Dec. 3, each church to hold it«
of the organization.
own prayer meeting as usual; Friday
Within the last few day« «top« have night, I>ee. 4, Revival Serviias at
tieen taken to build an electric line be Ijiurelwood M. E. Church. Everybody
tween Astoria and Seaeide. It if be come.
filflrtu frun «port a don to Knidand
GERMAN ARMY’S COOKING TENTS.
Opening of the Tumalo Project
LENTS PIONffR WOMAN TROUTDALE WOMEN
PASSES AWAY Al 69
lieved that the necessary right of way
can lie »ecured practically without coet
and that work on the line will lie com I
menced within a short time.
Twenty-two of tlx- business men of
Arleta and Kern Park, Uigether with the
Mt. Scott Herald, have started a con
test which proniiaes to lie the mret in-
U-resting feature of tlie winter. The
contest will center about a “bottle of
henna,” or rather of seed, which will lie
seen at the Mt. Scott Furniture Co.
Just how many see*l the bottle con
tains will lie the problem. Everybody
may giy*»« but to get in on tlie prizes
which number twenty, it will 1»? neces
sary to hold a “gueHB card.” which is
available when patron« of these firms
apply for a card when making pur
chases. The prize« are divided into one
«15 prize, one $10, one $5 00, one $3.00
and one $2.00 and fifteen $1.00 prizes.
The prizes are to be paid in orders on
any of the firms, for «uch goods ax tliey
may see fit to purchase.
Already a great number of “guess
card«” have been taken out and the in
terest is growing daily. Tlie firms en
tering into this contest include:
Fred Gilstrap, Bartier Shop; Arleta
Cleaning Works ; Kern Park Meat Co.;
W. H. Gillis, Grocer; Purden, School
Supplies; Kern Park Hardware Co.;
J-aurelwood Bakery; Knox Fuel Co.;
Kern Park Candy Kitchen; J. K. Roes,
Real Estate; Jay Gould, florist; Mt.
Scott Herald, Lents; Rickert A Gorham,
Plumbers; Mr» E. J. Howard, Milliner;
A Cambridge, Sheet Metal; Phoenix
Pharmacy; Arleta Studio; F. W. Mus
grave, Shoes ; Mt. Seott Furniture Co.;
J. P. Johnston, Jeweler; Wilberg-Oppe-
gard. Lumber, I Leonard and Leonard,
Full information concerning the con
test will be found at any of the above
Mrs. Martha J. Johnson, wife of
Jacob Johnson, pion<*er resident of Mt.
S.*ott, died Sunday at her home 498
Ea»t 18th St , <»• years of age. Mrs
Johnson came to Oregon with her par
ents in 1853, settling in Clackamas
County. In 18.5b she married Jacob
Johnson. They located on the slope
of Mt. Scott and most of the mountain
wa* included in the Johnson homestead.
The old home buildings are still stand
ing on the road leading to Mt. Scott
The funeral wax held Wednesday,
at Evening Star Grange Hall, of which
«I m - was a member, and she wax laid to
rest in Multnomah cemetery. Her hus
band died in 1901.
Mrs. Johnson leave« eight children,
namely: Wynn W. Johnson, of Taco
ma, Wash.; J. J. Johnson, Mrs. Mary
M. l.ent. H. L. Johnson, Mrs. Arminia
Zinaer. Charles E. Johnson and Miss
Jennie A. Johnson, of Portland, and
Mrs. Annie E. Clark, living in Alaska.
Mrs. Johnson's father was a couain of
General Rolx*rt E. l^x*.
t?rbut<iale is making a record of late
which will do much to wi|x* the stain off
its previous record
tunately, has never been able to choose
all round g<x>d <-ity officials, ow ing to the
predominating IxMize element. At the
last city election it elected a woman
mayor but she found it pretty difficult
to enforce the ordinances against the
liquor element, especially ss her husband
wax a saloon kdeper. Nomination» are
now before the citizens for the approach
Mrs. Aaron Fox has been
nominated for Mayor and Mrs. Francis
Allard has l«*en named for recorder.
With this combination Troutdale will
prot>ably be a dry town. Mrs. Fox has
always been very active in all of the
good work of the town and Mrs. Allard
will be rememtx-red for her gixxl inclina
tions. William Light is another candi
date for recorder that ought to make
good. John Hudson is still another
candidate for that job, but he will not
lie likely to land the job as a dry con
stituency would tie wary of his liquor
destroying propensities. He would not
be a very steady judicial officer.
Among the candidates for councilmen
the women predominate and some of
them are excellent. The men might have
done much to make Troutdale re
spectable. The women couldn’t do
The lecturer raised his voice with
“Il is my belief, and I venture to
assert it,” he declared, * that there
isn’t a man in thia audience who has
ever done anything to prevent the de
struction of our vaat forests."
A rather timid, henpecked-looking
There is a painter of the “impression
man quietly arose In the rear of the
ist’’ school now confined in a lunatic
hall and said:
asjlnm. To all persons who visit hie
“1—er—I've shot woodpeckers.”
studio he »aye: “Look here, thie ie the
latest masterpiece of mv composition.”
Mrs Watkins was entertaining some
They look, and see nothing but an ex
week-end guests not long ago, when panse of hare canvas. They aek : “What
they were startled by a commotion does that represent?”
“Why, that represents the passage of
What’s that a ■ Ini pro the Israelites through the Red Sea. ’
fanity down-stairs?" whispered one of
“Beg pardon, but where is the sea?”
the gneeta in a frightened tone.
"It has l>een driven hack."
“Don’t lie alarmed, my dear,” re
“And where are the Isralitee?”
plied the hostess. “It's my husband.
“They have crossed over.”
He’s come in late and fallen over the
“And the Egyptians?”
new Persian prayer rug.
“Will be here directly. That’s the
sort of painting I like—simple, sugges
After having «ashed lamp chimneys tive, and unpretentious.”
in soap water scald them with clear
water. They can lie dried much more
Carl Gustaf Patrik De Laval, the in
quickly and will lie perfectly clear.
ventor of the creain se|>arator, died at
his home in Stockholm, Sweden, Febru
A pinch of salt added to the Hour to ary 3, 1913. He was a native of Sweden
l>e used for thickening gravy («tore mix and was 67 vearx of age at the time of
ing it with water will help to keep it his death.
from being lumpy.
There is no cleaning cloth equal to
To keep raisins from drying out and old underwear, and outing flannel, after
Boiled rice must always lie lightly t>«coming hard keep them in a glass jar it has passed its usefulness in the gar
handled. It «hould not be stirred with with a close fitting top such as a fruit ment, makes excellent dusting clothes
for the floor.
a fork Oi spoon.
The opening of the Tumalo irrigation
project, the first in the United States to
lie finaoced by a state, has been offically
announced. Seventeen thousand five
hundred acres are thrown open to entry
under the terms of the Carey Act it $40
an acre The terms are one-tenth cash,
the balance in ten years. Detailed in
formation may be had by addressing
the project engineer, O. Laurgaard, at
It is stated that the lands under this
project are excellent for graine aDd
hardy vegetables, and stock raising ie
also successful. The high altitude ren
ders this eection subject to frosts in late
spring and early fall and frosts have
been known to occur during tne sum
mer months. It is expected that this
condition will improve to some extent
as the land is cultivated, but people de
siring to locate on this land are advised
to make a personal inspection instead of
trusting to any unofficial reports.
LtNTS MAN SHOOTS
Rejected by Young Woman be Ad
mires, He Resorts to Threats,
Arms Himself and Follows her
Home Where Deed is Committed.
Fred Tran)«on, a young man about
twenty-two years of age. residing on
South Main street, I«*nta, is accused of
the murder of Mias Emma Ulrich, a
stenographer in the office of Kerr, Gif
ford A Co., ot Portland. Tlie deed wax
committed at the door of her home at
1074 Corbett xtrwt, South Portland, just
as «be wax returning from her days’
work. Tranl«on, if it were he, wax
evidently waiting for her, and began
abooting as soon a» «he got off the car.
She ran to tlie rear of tlie house, he fol
lowing and shooting all the way, and as
»lie opened the door tlie last shot struck
her in tlie Ixn k of tlie liead and she sank
to the floor dead. He immediately dis
appeared and tlie police department be
gan a search for him within a few
Traulson lived with his mother anil
brother, in a little bungalow built by
Fred Love on Sontb Main Street, Lents.
For several months he hax been em-
ployed as elevator man in tlie I<ewis
building, where the yonng woman
worked. Early this summer he told her
of his feeling for her but «tie rejected
his advances and then he seemed to lose
all reason. After several attempts he
threatened her, and when she still fur
ther rejected his attentions he drew a
conple of revolvers from his pocket« and
manded that she elope with him
this Traulson wax anesteai and being
brought before Judge ^evennon. he
«»nsidered the young man derange«I an«l
he was released with the understanding
tliat he would leave town. He did not
leave town an i Miss Ulrich rep**ate*iiy
saw him watching and following h?r.
She had told her employers of her fear»,
and her parents.
Miss Ulrich is well known by several
Mt. Scott people.
She is «iescribed as
being a very pretty young woman, about
21. She lived with her mother and
step-father, who is in the employ ot one
of the city breweries.
Traulson is described a.*< being 21 or 24
years of age, rather slender, about five
foot ten, long faced, freckled, and re
cently inclined to be melancholy in
manner. There is no doubt he haH
worried a great deal about his rejection
by Miss Ulrich and it is very probable
that it has unbalanced bis mind.
After the shooting Trauison is believed
to have crossed the river at the Sellwood
ferry, an«i to have gone south, probably
over into Clackamas County. Hix home
in Lents has tieen constantly watibed
sina early Monday evening and he did
not return there. He did not have much
money, and it is thought he will have to
show up somewhere soon for hwxl
The Traulson» are not much known in
Lents, having been here for only a year
or so. They are attendants of some
down town church and have occasional
visitors from their church friends.
A meeting of stock holders in the Co
operative Creamery was held at Junc
tion City recently and attended by 450
randier». The secretary’s report showed
that during the two years tlie plant has
been operated 233,933 pounds of butter
have been made, valued at $67,035, and
the sales of by-products has brought the
gross receipts up $68,531. The aver
St. Pauls Guild f ntertained
age price of butter for the two years
Mr«. L. J. Tibbles and her daughter,
ha» been 33 and one third cents per
Mra. Harris, entertained St. Pauls Guild
pound, the lowest price having been 25
and their friends at a Silver Tea on
cents and the highest 40 cents.
Wednesday. A program consisting of a
solo by Mix» Wagstaff, v«x*al solo
Forest Supervisor Merritt,of Bend, has
just received word of the final decision by Miss Smith and a reading by Ger
of the Secretary of Agriculture regard trude Taylor wax much enjoyed. A
ing an area of 28.500 acres in the Dee- fortune telling booth wax also an attrac
chutes national forest along the Metolius
tion to the younger set. Dainty re
river. The secretary has decide«! that
freshments were served to over 30
the land is ehiefly valuable for timber guests.
and is not subject to entry as agricul
The Guild elose a most successful
tural land. The yellow pine timber on
year with their annual bazar on Dec.
this acreage is estimate*I to amount to
8th. Great credit is due the present
about 500,000,001* feet.
Rector who works with unfailing zeal.
persons have filed applications for land
The officers of the Guild are as fol
in this se«*tion and under this decision of
lows: Pres., Mrs. Goodwin ; Vice Pres.,
the secretary their claims will not be
Mrs. Klant; Collector, Mra. Tibbles;
Financial Secretary ami Treasurer, Mra.
A. Sholenberg; Recording Secretary,
The principal of an academy in Evelyn Allen, and they also deserve
Providence had been in the habit of re great credit for their efforts.
quiring the boys in his Shakespeare
class to give appropriate titles tor the
Every boy and girl in Oregon will
scenes in different plavs. After read
have a chance next year to take part in
ing “The Merchant of Venice,” he
a hog raising contest to be backe«l by
asked one of the boys to suggest a good
the Portland Union Stock Yanis, the
title for the acene in which Jessica steal«
Bankers' Asso«*iation and other organi
away from tier father’s house with
zations interested in the agricultural de
velopment of the Northwest.
The boy after a moments’ thoughtful
planned to permit the young people to
silence, showed his familiarity with
borrow money on the security of their
melodrama as well as Shakespeare, by
parents or school principal which will
enable them to buy their hogs for cash
"No Mother to Gnide Her."
at current market rates, the money to be
repaid when the stock is sold. The
A soft rag moiatene«! with lemon juice boys and girls will be requireti to keep
and then dipped in silver whiting will an accurate record of all their expetwii-
be found excellent for cleaning piano turex and to sulimlt a complete report of
their operations at the «nd of the year.