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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1915
C. B. If WIS WRITES Of YOUTtifUL THIEVES
EXPERIENCES IN EUROPE HAUL ID Bf f ORE COURT
0. B. Lewi«, son of 11. E. 1-ewis of
th« Ru>««lville Nurssrlee, «pent «everal
month« of la«t year In Europe inveiti-
gating aoraery method« In those
rountrle«. 11« returned home about
the time the war broke out ami recent
ly wrote an article for the Oregon
Countryman, a publication supporle«!
by the etuuenta of the Agricultural
College, relative to hi« finding« and ex
perience« in Europeen countries. Most
of hie time wai «|>ent in France, Bel
gium, Holland, and western Germany.
The Herald has reproduced this article
for the Iwnetlt of ite farm readers:
Offirer Wilson traced down a couple
of juvenile tiiieves thia week anil hauled
them la-fore the juvenile court. After
■ome investigation they were released
with vigorous warning. One of tin* boya
live« on Park avenue, and ha« liven un
der suspicion for koiim - time as he nae
the reputation of letting things «tick to
hi« hand«. The other live« on 87th
street near Mt. Scott avenue. While
they are both finite young they had
evolved a system of thieving that would
pro|a*rly la-long to more ex|»erirnred of
fender«. Tla-ir graft was tq break into
vacant house« and steal everything of
value. Tliey tore out the plumbing,
lead connection« ami brass and then «old
them to a local junk man. The junk
man first suapiajuned tla-y were stealing
the material. The boys told hint their
uncle in Heilwood war giving them the
■tuff. Such boys as tla-ee nee-1 a few
rod but patches put on their trousers.
Something that will cause them to atop
anil recall the experience every time
they are tempted to take what doe« not
lielong to tliem. But partial* they are
encouraged in it.
Here’s Where We Stand In Regard to Keep
ing This Town a Clean Place to Live In!
UBLICITY is the one sure cure for IMMORALITY'.
THROWN ON IT.
THE HOME NEWSPAPER does more to preserve the
morals of a community than any other single factor.
ROAD BONDS OR DIRECT
TAX THE BIG QUESTION
All Sections of The County Agitated over Question of
Bond Issue. Good Roads Conceded to be Nec
essary. Direct Tax Most Economical.
Asphaltic Roads in Discredit.
A HABITUAL ATTENDANT IN THE COURTS FEARS PUBLIC
Everybody in Multnomah County is
agreed upon one thing
We must hare
Thia HOME NEWSPAPER should receive the unalloyed
opinion on the kind of road« that may
support of every citizen who ia anxidbs to uplift the morals of our
be built, but again al) are agree«I that
I uropean Agricultural Advancement
the «lay for macadem roads are past, so
Thia newspaper works band in hand with the churches in all
The men end women of Europe, es
far as the main traveled lines are con
worthy efforts to make thia community a better place. It supports
pecially of France, the "Garden of
cerned. All are agreed that the road
all movements tending to improve conditions.
Europe,", have learned through har«l
to be built should be of a [«ermanent
The churches, the citizens and the press should co-opcrate in
experience, that the chief means ol
nature, and of concrete, brick or of
making this a clean town in which to live, in which to bring up
their exlstance a« a Nation could be
some form ol asphaltic nature. The
nothing elee but Agriculture.
I coet of brick at this time seems to ex-
They were given the soil to till sul
I clu<ie it as i material.
Asphalt in its
Every one should read this newspaper. Every one should assist
they must produce a« much as the soil
various forms make a good road but it
in ridding the town of all forma of immorality.
was capable ol producing. They always
is open particularly to the objection that
It would be easy to open a gambling den on the principal
aim to get the maximum returns from
it ia slick when wet or frosty, or when it
street of the town were it not for the publicity that would be ac
their land. It would make a French
ia worn smooth by the travel of numer
corded such an undertaking. Illicit selling of intoxicating liquors
man's heart ache to see our wasteful
ous motor vehicles. This quality is so
would be easy were it not for publicity. Other nauseous forms
methods of cultivation—permitting eo
objectionable that even automabile own
of vice would thrive were it not for fear of publicity.
much ground to lie idle, sod planting
in many instances declare that it is
Robert Holman Passes
YOU CAN HELP MAKE THIS A BETTER PLACE IN WHICH TO
the crop so thin tn rows so wide apart.
tit for roadways. In other instances
Notices in the dailee of the last
It is bred In the race, this continual publish the death of Robert Holmen,
when asphaltic surfaces are lai«l soft it
LIVE. A FAR BETTER HOME FOR OUR CHILDREN, BY COR
conservation, and from beginning to (ormer fire chief of the city of Portland, ,
is objectionable because horses are like
DIAL CO-OPERATION WITH THIS NEWSPAPER.
end. the people a« a nation have been and 5'2 years a resident of Oregon. For
ly to sink into it the full «lepth of their
POINT OUT WHERE VICE EXISTS. THIS NEW8PAPER WILL
taught to "Live for France.” To this the past five years Mr. Holman ha«1
or the surface pulls off when
FOCUS PUBLIC ATTENTION TOWARD EVIL 8URROUNDING8.
end. they toil, day alter day with loyal been living on Taylor avenue, a ehort
i vehicles pam over it.
PUBLIC SENTIMENT WILL THEN BE AROUSED. NO INSTITU
heart ever sjhging, the "Mareeillee."
But this is not the only objection to
distance north of Section Line road,
TION IS STRONG ENOUGH TO OVERCOME PUBLIC SENTIMENT.
Germany, like France realises that about eight milee east of central Port
asphalt. It is nearly as high priced as
PATRONIZE THE HOME PAPER!
the means of existence lies through the land. Mr. Holman wae the victim of
| brick and it is not nearly so satisfactory.
maintainance of her Agriculture, and it. an apoplectic stroke.
Most of the so-calle<i asphalt use«l in
He wai seen on
street and roa«I improvement today is a
is to this epd that she he« made won- j the etreete of I amts a week ago. He
derful strides durirg the last quarter frequently drove here and went into the
petroleum product, due to certain pro-
LENTS REBEKAHS SEE
WHY CERTIHI TE 0L NECESSITY ceases in refining oils that are highly
century, «he has advanced ahead of (fit y on the care
He was deeply inter
Franc«, combining theory and practice ested in all things relating to the work
LAW WAS thTEATED IN OREGON charged with asphalt. There are sever
THE 000 FELLOWS HOME
together, and advancing both at a very ol firemen. The funeral was held Run
al kinds of these products and they are
essentially of the same value, but due to
rapid pace - faster than any other na day and 100 firemen, led by fire chiel I
About twenty member« of Lenta Eu
Washington(g. > enacted a certificate
tion in so short a time.
Dowell, attended in a body, He was reka Rebekah Ixidge, including several of public nac« ty law that prevents , certain processes used in refining, one
of the products have been patented by
Germany 1« even ahead of the I’nited buried at Riverview.
officers, visited the Oddfellows Home at raiding public ilitiee by piratical com- Warren Brothers and is sold as War
Htatre on questions |>ert«ining to the
«Ml 32nd St. and Holgate Avenue. petition.
renite. Warren Bros, have organized
rapid advancement of Agriculture. Her
Tn that state before a franchise can companies in some of the cities and
aim is to put the whole nation upon it's
Mails at the Lenta postotfice arrive They went prepared to give the old peo-
own fooling, so that in case of war. she ■nd depart daily, except Sunday, as fol I pie living there an entertainment. i be granted to ^competing public utiti- have sold their products through these
Miss McNott gave two recitations ami a i tv? br to municipality itself, the public subsidiary companies.
could l«e able to hold out for a gnat lows:
Mrs. Peters gave a piano selec service commission must be shown that Construction Company of Portland is
length -if lime.
one of these companies.
England did not forsee the Im port 8K)0 A. M.
7:30 A. M tion ; Gordon McNeil gave a recitation.
It must be shown that the existing
The Warren Construction Company
ance of such a precaution,
12:50 P. M.
not make a business of laying their
some day be to her sorrow that she has 3:30 P. M.
6 3Ü P. M
by ttie old folka in the home an<i visits giving good service before piratical product. They own the machinery
turned her attention to commerce and
used in heating and mixing the several
manufacturing. However. England has pence per day. From first to last the from member« of the order are always competition can start.
made some tremendous stride« toward theoretical part ■( the instruction is appreciated. The home is reached over
As public service commissions have materials used in producing the paving
the vital point of «elf-maintainance, es made the minor point—practical work the Woodstock car line
full power to regulate rates and compel material. They usually locate their
pecially in her colonies and numerous is the main factor always.
adequate service, such a law tally pro I mixing plants along a line to be im
Even these schools are not considered
poeeeeeions. But with her dominating
tect« the community against supporting proved and the contractor who has tak
MISS WOODHAM ENTERTAINS.
en the job of laying the pavement buys
naval powers destroyed, the hope of perfect, end everywhere compulsory
a second public utility.
Coming as a «urpriee to her many
education is necessary. In some gar
England will vanish forever.
Many cases are up in Oregon at pres his Warrenite of them, hauls it to the
France realised the im;«ortance of self risoned towns, the soldiers are given friemls is the bethrothal of Mise D'Ethel ent where this law would protect the place it is to be used, spreads it and
maintenance long ago, and Germany instruction in Agriculture daring their Woodham to Mr. J. Carral Richards of community and protect property, as at rolls it into shape while hot. Thus it
Tkcoma, Wash., which wax formally
was not slow to get in line. Germany leisti re hours.
Fuge» e. in the Snake River valley and I will be seen that tlie mixing plants must
be located about six or eight miles apart,
made thorough investigation« periodi
While France ha« been slowly mov- announced Wednesday afternoon at tlie at Baker City.
home of her mother, Mrs. Wm. Wood
cally, «ending delegates to look into the ing forward to a greater efficiency,
At Baker the people are initiating a as the material must lie moved while
ham and Mies Woodham cleverly ac-
agricultural conditions existing in the a eelf-supporting nation, Germany
big bond iseue to install an electric j hot.
a numbsr of invited gneeta the
There is no material difference in
different foreign countriee. The good been making immense strides to
lighting system to compete with the
I Warrenite and so called Asphaltic Con
and the lied |>ointe alike were con front. She has realized the great im- nuptials are dated for early June. The Eastern Oregon Electric Company.
sidered, the one was u«e<l a« a basis up portance of a centralized government, house was beautifully decorated in ap
In Oregon the Certificate of Necessity crete Both contain about 11 percent
on which to work, and the other to aad, acting upon this basis has left ple blossoms, pink and white living the law was passed by the Senate and de ot asphaltic residue which is bought
profit by, a« only a German can. They nothing unturned in reaching the high celor scheme throughout. For enter feated in the House by one vote by the | from the same wells or refineries, but
tainment progreesive conversation was
love to profit at the expense of other est point ol efficiency.
alleged influence of parties interested the asphalt of asphaltic concrete is not a
The German crop yields have been enjoyed, topics being fumialied on pink in invading fields already occupied in patented article, while the asphalt in
Although the French Government increasing from year to year, due to the cards embellished with tiny white cupids order to force existing companies to Warrenite is claimed to be patented,
tho persons who claim to understand
has done a great deal toward« the ad- much more intensified methods of farm- and gold seals. After a few musical buy them out.
' num lien by Miss Woodham and Miss
vancement of agriculture, France ha« img. The German farmer spends much
It is the old story of raiding invest tlie methods of manufacture say there is
' Eva Johnson, dainty refreelimenta were
been held down by unfortunate delays time, labor and capital in the growing
ments with piratical competition and in absolutely no difference in the asphalt
and the neceeaarlty high taxation. She of hit crops. He lets no amount, ever served, the pink and wliite color solieim* the end the people pay the bill.—Pectic used in the two compounds. Tie* name
being further carried ouL
of being patented, however, is urged bv
ha« tried to centralise her goverment so small, slip from bis grasp. His fields,
ham received in pale pink silk with lace Manufacturer.
the Warrenite people as a reason (pr its
and her territory being small has met like the French neighbor's resemble
, overdrew« and corsage boqnet of Qecil
having preference over other pavements,
gardens and the soil is alwsys in the
with fair success.
Hruoners and Lilies of tlie Valley. Mrs.
and to justify them in charging more for
The country has been divided into finest condition. He is careful in the
Woodhatn was attire«! in wistaria mar-
it. Figured accurately, it is claimed
different agricultural sections, and selection ol hie -ee<l and a better and
j quisette over green silk. Mr. J. Carall
that a yar«l of Warranite may be made
specialised farming is now in practice mure uniform crop is the result.
Richards is a prominent young hiisinres
for 24 centa.
Adding a royalty of 25
All the waste materials are returned
man of Tacoma, living connected with
cents, it is therefore evident that War
schools have been established for re to the soil as fertilizer, and the German
The Lents Grange will hold an all renite may he prmiuced for 49 rents
Hunt-Mallet Oo. of Tacoma and Ray-
search and investigation, instructing farmer has learned how beet townee
moud Hdive of Raymond. Wash. The «lay session Saturday, April 10, begin with a profit to the Warrens of over
and helping the people to a greater
honored guests were: Mesdames J. Emil ning st 10:30. The first and second de i $2tW per mile on a sixteen foot road,
used unnecessarily to replace, but to
Nelaon, A. M. Webster, L. H. Adams, grees will be given in the morning ses ! just in the material.
At Montpelier, to the Houth, the supplant the stable-fertilizer. The ad
Pater Bargan, J. F. Rodgers. S. 8. sion and the afternoon will be devoted S charge around S5 rents a yard, thus.
main points of instruction have heen dition of humus by various means
Stout, w. T. Stout. Jacque Willi-», .1 to the lecture honr. The following pro ! reaping a royalty for their product of
the culture of the Grape, the Olire, keeps the eoil crumbly and pliable, and
gram has lieen arranged by the Lec | around B0 centa a square yard. The ma-
Nut, and the extracting of vegetable the moisture content is enabled to keep H. Williams, J. L. Uok, I. E. Thateh-
turer, Mrs. Maud K Darnel): Piano j terial laid is estimated at $1.20 to $1.75
to a high point continually.
ter Johnson, Herbert Bartholomew, C. Solo, Miss Robinson; Vocal Duet, Clara or $1 85 a yard.
At Rennes in Brittany, the main
The systems ol Agricultural educa
Asphaltic concrete in appearance is
study is of the raising of fruit, potatoes, tion and of scientific research are main A. Foster, E R PittMtan. W E Whit and O ive Ash; Recitation, Mre. E. C,
dairying and the making of cider for tained bv state and national appropria man, L. F. Brasure, p. F. Mo.Murdo, Geeslin; Violin solo, Milton Katzkt ; practically the same as Warrenite.
U. G. Berry, Ed Griffith, Jay Gotihl, Mouth Hygiene, Dr.
Arthur W. has lievn produce«! ami lai<l on the street s
which that section Is so famous.
tion*. The inspection laws are adhered
Gtia Burlingham, J. N. Dolph. W. Brad Chance.
Road Bonding will be dis- i of Portlaml at $1.05 and it is certain
At Grignon in the north, cereal«, to very strongly and the high protective
ford, Robt. Brooks, Stuart Sims, Geo. cueeed by Wilson Benrflel and II. A. that bid« will he offered on the roads of
sugar beets, fodder plants together with tariff« are an aid to the native farmer.
Darnell. Everybody is invited to hear the county at 8«> to 90 rents per square
linen ami flax sre th«- main crop«.
He is not slew in taking advantage of Rred. Joo. Jenning. J. II. Galltglier, C.
the program which begirs at 2 p. m.
Following these National Experiment the co-operative societies and the over
The agitation in road work in the
Htations are some fifty different practi ready and reasonable loan-fund. The Ed. Robertson, ami Miseea Dorothy
Eikhenlainb, Eva Johnson, Elva John
The road meeting held last Saturday , county at this time is not half so much
cal schools where the pupils are taught latter to be had at any of the 1(1,000
the importance of Agriculture in its rural lianks, having in all some $25,000, son, Mary Chambers« Hssvl Rra.lfonl, evening by Mr. Yeon, was a failure, as i over the question of improving as it is
Perle Miller, Lucile Berry, Belle Col- far as ahowing Is-nts people why they 1 over the question of tlie material that
different phases. Al) these schools are 000 capita).
should support a liond issue.
Mr. i may lie used, for there is a stront feel
The American Harmer is coming to ■bach.
general, more or less, but sach one has
Yiron's rrgument wen- badly punc ing that undue activity on the part of
its specialty. Along with these Nation tha front, and the people -<re beginning
John Kestell of 9th Ave., was arrested tured by memla-re of tile audience.
paving companies is liack of the move
al schools of Agriculture, are several to realise that living and merely exist
ment There is abundant evitlenre to
inetHntioM, maintained eepecially for ing are two different things. He must Wednesday evening for disorderly con
Conrod Olson, notation« for having i prove it and it is important to the voters
be educated up to it.
"A Greater duct lfie wife left hin< this week lie
the practical instruction of girls.
The Farm Schools are next In line. Efficiency" must be his motto. And cause he is reported to have treated her m-arly choked his wife to death several to look into tlie matter thoroughly. If
months ago, »as releared from jail Wed- | Warrenite is to be put on tlie roatls at a
Here the boys and girls serve as ap with the many opportunities at hand, so brutally. He war fined ten dollars.
nesday and that evening he was chased profit of $2tM)0 to tlie mile, that will
prentices—«AMbownifig an interest is the reelkmatton of the waste and arid
Mrs. Frank Rowley of Mill St. is vis Sway from her home, having promptly ; mean a clear profit to the company of
the crops raised. Likewise there are land«, he shall soon see hie way clear of
dairy schools, eilkwormeries, *U., the dark clouds which now obscure bis iting her mother and hrottiet in f'nder- returned there to carry out previous i $140,000 on the 71 miles of roa-I.M If
Warrenite is put on the mails at a profit
where the pupils are hired at k few a>!vance.
ITY MORE THAN THE POSSIBILITY OF
LICITY IS THE PREVENTIVE OF VICE.
GRANGE WILL HEAR
ROAD BONDING DEBATE
of »10 centa a square yard, or from |000U
to $MO00 per mile it will represent a clear
profit in royalties of $420,000 to $54)0,000
on the contracts. Since we are assured
that SO percent of the bond issue will go
to labor it is evident there has been
some poor calculation, for with either of
three figures it is evident that at least a
third of it will go for royalties, some of
it must go for material, and some must
go for legitimate profit to the contractors.
Another element that ia likely to mis
lead people who are unacquainted with
facta is tlie snpjxsssl gnarantare which
these companies promise. They aeeure
us that they guarantee to keep the roads
and street laid by them, for ten years.
Men who have been employed by the
companies for many years assert posit
ively that these guarantees are absolute
ly worthless and that they have been so
decided by the courts.
The general freli ng among all classes
is that the roads may be constructed of
concrete more ei-onomically and that they
will tie more satisfactory after being con
structed for they are just as lasting, are
not so slippery, and that their adoption
will provide a way for unlimited compe
tition in construction offers.
But the anticipation of the mass of
voters and of atxiiit every contractor in
tlie city is that the patented pavement,
Warrenite, will be theonly one likely to
be seriously considered. Evidenee to
prove this is shown in the tight that was
made in the legislature to kill the
Ringham road bill which provi-led for
competition iu‘‘mat** rials and a maximum
royalty of 5 percent on material and
machinery used in construction ; in the
activity of the same people who opposed
the Bingham Bill in promoting this
bond issue; in the peculiar manner in
which die contract for paving the inter
state bridge was awarded to the Warren
people when bids on asphaltic concrete
were received for $12,000 less than the
bids which were accepted; in the fact
that prominent bankers in Portland re
fused to advance a contractor's check
for bond to at least one company that
was in competition with the Warren •
This bond issue is more than a ques
tion of bonds and expense; it is a ques
tion of being controlled by the paving
trust. (See Editorial page 4.)
Evening Star Grange
The worthy leeturer of E-ening Star
Grange at the meeting April 3 iurniehed
and unusually good program. It was as
Song by Chester Alvord;
Piano solo. Miss Helen Smith; Vocal
solo, Mies Alice Johnson; Instrumental
solo, Mr. L. T. Cook; Reading, Mies
Edna Burke, of Gillispie school. Mr.
H. E. Weed gave a fine talk on "Home
Gardens." He «¡>oke highly of them as
they are Itringing the children and their
parents back to Mother Earth. He at
the same time deplored the eouditienH
which have brought about the need for
home gardens, also school gardens. Mr.
Ambura read a fine paper on "Road
Construction.” Mr. Ambura is a road
engineer and gave some good practical
advice on road building.
A discussion on road bonds in connec
tion with the coming election regarding
the $1,250,00 mad bond issue was both
instructive and entertaining. It was
very well considered by J. G. Kelly, A.
I. . Keenan, Mrs. E. A. N'ihlin. Mrs. K.
A. Kelly, Paul Osburn, Joseph Paquet,
Mr. Willard and J. D. Lee, and many
new points and ideas bought out.
A «-ommittee of three was ordered ap
pointed to confer with like committees
from the Pomana anti otlier .'ranges in
regard to field day.
Advertised letter« for week ending
April 3, 1915:
Godfrey, Mrs H. L ; Herchberger,
G. L.; Maguire, W. C.; Morrison, Dr.
N.; Newman, Mrs. Mvrtle; Prudence
John; Robert sen, Ruby (2): Robertson,
Cnas. L.; Smith. Roy; -»nyde»-, James,
Thomas, Geo., Thomas, Mary A.;
Vance, Mrs. Clara.
Geo. W. Spring, Postmaster.
A. J. Bunde will take a bunch of
young -took to his farm near Philomath