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JULY FIFTH A
LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREOON, THURSDAY, JULY 8, 1915
ROSEBUB Jli NEY BUS
BURNS Al $3.000 LOSS
A MEAN FIGHT.
The Ro»ebu«t Autobus, making its
trip to I .ent» about ten o'clock Wed-
H. E. WERNER ENDS
LIFE IN SUICIDE
Mt. Scott people were not altogether
surprised Wednewlay morning to learn
that H. E. Werner, at Mth St. and
Forter Ro««i had committed suicide. It
said that thin is the third time within
Complete the Day.
was practically all burned up. Thera
the past year that he has attempted t>*
same oct. The last previous time waa
July Fifth will go down in local hi»-< was considerable wood work about it
and it soon developed heat enough to
alx>iit a week ago when he took some
lory a» <>n« oi th* nwat »itcceasful do considerable damage to the machine
sort of poison, bnt a local doctor saved
“Fourth»” ever •*«•> In thi» part of ami chassis. The bus ooet over $34» Ml
hix life that tin*«. In this instance Mr.
Oregon. Th* <lay was jturt warm enough end is essentially a complete love.
Werner got oot of reach of acquaintan
No explanation can be given for the
to I m Fourth of July weather. 1<*
and ma«le a successful attempt of the
cream, and ••old drink» were appreei- tire. The driver lia«i just tieen stopped
a tod, y«-t tlie <lay wa» not warm enough
It is said lie left home Tuesday night
to !»• i, ^comfortable
The early morn-1 cranked up and Immediately there was
about nine o’clock, but hix son ami
inu looked very much like rain but a»
daughter supposed he was going to call
the day grew old the weather mall de In flames. It i« possible that some ot
on a friend down town town and so did
cided to liottle hie water and the end
not suspect hix intentions. Mr. Wer
was > perfectly sati»factory piece of
ner has been separated from his wife a
weal .er. No oae suffered from lieat
' couple of years and of late has tieen
and yet everyone wa» warm enough.
giving attention to a Mr». Ellen De
From early morning a «ream of
laney of 5235 seventy-ninth street, and
l»«>ple »wariiHst back and forth. I»*nt» !
i but from interference from otlier mem
people went to the various city park», to
ber« of his family would probably have
The oak», Gn*»ham, Crystal Lake Park
At the meeting on July 3 of Evening
married her before this. Mrs. Delaney
at Milwaukee, Peninauia Park, or to the !
has children of her own and Werner lias
big affair at Multnomah field. A good Star Grange, the hall wax decorated
a son and daughter at Lents and a mar-
many of them »tayed right at home and with the American flag in honor of the
ried «laughter at Willamette. Tlie child-
worked or entertained friend».
Fourth of Julv. The aftermxm pro
i ren could not get along together and
There waa a wl program of feature» gram began with the singing of
tliey prevents«! the wedding. The xon
at Arleta where then- waa »leaking,
is now of age an«i the single «laughter
uiusio by a chorus of local »inger» and
acliool children, and a program of tiel<i Genievsve Fisher sang “Star Spangled
When next seen Werner was found
event«. runniug, jumping, vaulting, , Banner.'* ami a» an encore gave “Tent
hanging from an old oak near tlie west
throwing, and not tl>e lean, a big Indi ing on the Old Camp Ground " Mi»»
—Fitzgerald in St. Louie Post-Diapatch.
approach to the bridge at Oregon City,
gam«- between the team» from Wood- Pearl Hintield gave two very amusing
i Two workmen found him about 6 o'clock
■lock and Arleta schools.
and ent him down. They found he was
While no s|*cial commemorative ex- dialect reading» which were appre
not dead but wax able to walk across
ercisw were held at Lenta on July 5th, ciated by the audience.
river and they took him, to the sher
the playground official» conducted a
Rev. O E. Eldridge gave a very In
iff’s office but he died soon after reach
lengthy program of exerciMw that liel<i teresting address on tbs subject, “Agri
ing it- Some tiiink he took poison on
tlie interested a large numtier of young ,
cultural Life, the Hope of the Nation.**
way over. His act is shown to have
and old. Most of these featurve were
At the last official meeting of Lenta .The regular semi-annual installation Ireen amply premeditated as he had a
given by young |>eople from l-enta and He told of how everything depends on Fit» Department W E. Goggins was ot officers oi Ü* Mt. Scott I. O. O. F.
Woodmere. The older people can» out agriculture and on the farmer, and elected Chief, Wm. Eatcbel, Junior lodge was held on Tues«!ay evening. letter in bis pockets to Mrs. Delaney
to see their children taking part in tlie bow every one, men from all walk» of Ai»t..;Wni. Anderson, Secretary, and The installation was a private one and and another one to his children.
Mr. Werner formerly lived in Oregon
life look forward to the time when they Arthur Geisler, Treasurer.
wax in charge of D. D. G. M. Btepben- City and wax employed in the mills and
The first number waa a display of may be permitted to live in the
In case of fire an alarm may be So" assisted by past grands. Schweitzer,
folk «lancing by the girl». Thi» waa country and till a few acres of ground. phoned directly to the fire department Spring. Darnell, Schemerhom, and in other work around town. He seems
follow««! by a girl»' content on the ap- Remarks were made by H. A. Law!« on in Portland, if more convenient than to Wm. Anderson. The newly installed to have had a strong liking for the place
which drew him to return for his last
In thia conteet Winnifred the coming "Field Day,'* July 24th at come to the alarm stations in lente.
officer* include W. R. Douglas as N. G. ; ‘ moments.
Smith t<M>k tlr»t place; Mabel Grimshaw
Tliere has been a tendency of late for L C. Kennedy, V. G. ; Ralph Stanz,
Mr. Werner was highly resj>ected by
wa» ancood ami Virginia Andrexai waa fair.
several of U h * larleew« people around S«-ÿ. : O. A. Hess, Warden; Wm. An his neighbors who recall him as very
Prof. 8. F. Ball told about the new town to turn in false alarms
third. Tlie l>oy» apparatna work wa»
Turning derson, Cond. ; A. D. Kenworthy,
given <>n tire horw, ami horizontal and Franklin High School soon to I*erected in false alarms is dangerous bus i new«. Chaplain; and Hummel for I. G. ; mildly disposed person who wax over-
parallel bar*. Philip Strack. Claude at 52d and Division streets, where he It may cost home one 854X5 in fines some Franklin for O. L. G. ; Bronghler, indulgeut with his children, who as is
Christensen, Alfre«l Nyggartl. Bal* Wil- will be in charge. He sai«l that the day for doing that sort of tiling, or R. 8. N. G.; I*eters. L. S. N. G. ; Sand customery with children indulged, failed
eon, Bob t«*-»el. Philip Drake, Brick building» will lie numerous, »mall two poaxibly a month in tlie city jail. It is berg, R. 8. V. G. ; 4iardner, L. S. N. G. ; to appreciate their fathers temperament.
More, Roacoe William» and Heinie story bungalow style, and when all are decidedly laid taste to meddle with a R. S. S., Sanders, and L. S. 8., Howe. They frequently made life very unpleas
ant for him and their attitude preventol
constructed will take care- of about tin- alarm unless you really mean some-
Kenecht wen- participant*.
his marrying again. Seeing no possi
The Field Meet opened up with a 25
bility of improving conditions he must
Mr. and Mrs. Zeek of Coos County
Mrs. Anna Heins Passes
yard da»h by the girl*. In thi« Freda
have worried himself into an insane de
Geisy was first; Winnie Smith, second, were present ami make »oine remark».
Mrs. Anna Heins of 60th Ave., died sire to end his troubles in the manner
Mr. Zeek led in the salute to the flag by
and Malwl Grimshaw wa* third.
A piano recital was given by the the 19th of June and was buried the taken.
The bora three legged race wa» won the Grange and talked about “Coopera
by Claude Christensen, ami Edgar tion.'*
pupils of Mrs. Woolworth, at her home 26th of June. The services were con
“The First International Congress of 7l42-43rd Ave. 8. E.. Tuesday afternoon, ducted at St. l*eters Church. 1-entx, and
Chamla-rlain, let; Floy«l Hoffman ami
Angelo Andriuti, 2nd; Philip Drake and Women to Discuss Peace," was the June 29th. Tlie program consisted of she was buried at Mt. 8cott Park
Oldest Bridge In England.
Harold's bridge, said to be the oldest
subject of an address by Mist Grace
Heinie Knecht, 3rd.
bridge In Rugland, is near Waltham
Girl» under five feet six, three legge.1 DeGrafi. Mixa lteGrafl waa one of the duets and solos by the following stu
Theixlore oj>eration for ap;>endicitia. She wax 35 Abbey, which the Saxon King Harold
raa-e wax won by Mildred Roxeman and 41 women from the Vuited States who dents:
Gladye Dunkel, let: Ruth Roseman and attended that memorable meeting at Zehrung. Donald Lockwood, Dorothy years of age. She leaves three boys, founded. It consists of a single arch
nine, ten, and twelve years of age, to of sandstone surmounting stone foun
Esther Speckman. 2nd; Pauline Clark The Hague last spring. She told in a Snyder,
Himielea, Clifford mourn her loss.
dations and spans a little stream, the
verv entertaining way of their troubles Zehrung. Morrison Handaaker. Helen
and Emily LaFatire, 3rd.
river Lea. Acicas thia bridge King
Girl» under 4:10, lhree-legge<i race: in arriving at The Hague liecause of May
Harold is said to have been borne to
Ruth Hawley and Agnea Munnay; Win the war; also of the wonderful ability Katherine Snyder, Mildred Onslow,
bis grave In the abbey churchyard
after having been slain by an arrow
nie Smith and Josephine Koekey; Ger- of Miss Jane Adams of Chicago who Lois Handsaker and Mildred Lawrence.
Mrs. Helen M. Martin of 87th street
presided at the meetings and rea«l the Most of tlie pupils were very small
at the battle of Hastings In 1066. The
trmle Koxkey and Fre<la Geiaey,
near Foster road died Wednesday, Joly «Idee of the arch have crumbled away,
Boy» under 4:10, tluee-legged race: reeoiutions which were adopted. She children and tliey did remarkably well.
7th, aged 70 years. The death was due but the central portion Is Intact and
Ed Smith and Randall Huston, Walter told of the horrors of war. and of the Some had legun their studies since U h * to heart trouble.
seemingly as secure as it was when
blessings of peace.
Christensen ami 1-en Railton.
New Year and showed marked progress.
The funeral will be at Kenworthy’s constructed, more than 850 years ago.
Wheelbrrrow ra<"e. under 5:0, Claude
The numbers on the program deserving at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Rev. W.
The bridge Is not In use today, but
Chri»ten»en and Bal* Wilaon, Heinie
special mention were Katherine Snyder's Boyd Moore being in charge of the ser stands tn a pasture adjoining the
Knecht and Philip Drake.
Mai)» at the l*nts postoffice arrive solo, “Diary of a Day”; a duet by vice.
grouuds of the ancient abbey, of which
Wheelbarrow race under 4:10: Eddie and depart daily, except Sunday, as fol Donald and Helen May Ixickwood,
Mrs. Martin leaves her husband and the chapel, now used as the parish
Smith ami Paul Hawley; Andrew lows :
“The Pixies’ Carnival"; and Miss two sons, now in Alaska, to monrn her church, and ;>ortions of the brick wall
surrounding the grounds alone remain
Freiainger and Ray Ridt»r.
I-awrence'x solo, “Goodnight” by Nevin. departure.
106 yard dash. Itoye under 5:6. Edgar 6:00 A.M.
Mrs. Meta Snyder added much enjoy
first: Robert Gazell, 12:50P.M.
12:3OP. M ment to the entertainment by reciting
A Gramophon» Trick.
No Suns»t For Five Days.
second ; Alfred Nyganl, third.
5:80 P.M. for tin* little folks and the afternoon's
At the head of the gulf of Bothnia
The neatest thing In gramophone
7S yard daah, boy» under 4:10. Ran
pleasure waa further enchanced by tlie there is a mountain on the summit of
tricks is to offer a bet to any member
dall Huston, first; Hewitt Hatter Rossman, l*t ; Mildred Rossman 2d; serving of icy refreshments. Mrs. Wool
which the sun shines ;>erpetually dur of the company that you can play a
Dorothy Smith, 8d.
worth was assist«si in entertaining by ing the Ove days of June 19. 20. 21. 22 record without the machine. It Is a
Boys running broad jumps, 16 ft. 2 ill. her sister, Mrs. Greenman, who is visit and 23. Every six hours during thia
■50 yard da-h, girls under 5:6. Ruth
> perfectly straightforward matter, says
Rider, first; Dorothy Smith, second; Philipstrack, 1st; Robert Geese), 2d; ing her from Kansas City, Missouri. season of continual sunshine a steamer | the Strand Magazlue. Take a lead pen
Alfnsl Nygaard, 3d.
Clara Koxkey, third.
Mr». Woolworth is a lover of Hower» as leaves Stockholm crowded with visi cil and a piece of note paper and ex
Shot Put, lioys under 5:6- Perrin
Boys Flag Race, 4:10.
Randall i well ax music ami the parlors were tors anxious to witness the phenome plain that this Is al) you are going to
Wilaon, first;' Claude Christenson, Huston, 1st; Hewitt Hatter, 2d; Ed- lieautifully decorated in white lillies an«i non. At the same place during winter l use. Then fix the lead pencil Into the
the sun disappears aud Is uot seen for hole of the disk so that it can be set
second; Philip Strack, third
want Smith, 3d
; pink roses from her own garden».
weeks. Then It comes In sight again spinning on the point like a child’s tee-
High Jump, l*oyx uiuler 4:10. Elmer
Giris Flag Race. Winnie Smith, 1st;
for ten, fifteen or twenty minutes, | totuin. Fold a piece of paper, which
McKay, first, height 4 ft.;
Ran Gertrude Koxkey, 2d; Cora Drabrim 3d.
lengthening Its stay until I should be thin and crisp, and bold the
Three Legged Race for Boys tinder
dall Huxaton, second, height 3ft. 8 in;
Announcement is made of the wed finally It stays In sight continuously ! sharp point of the paper in the groove
Hewitt Hatter, thin), height 3 ft. 8 in. eight years. Howard Elliot and Elmer
for upward of 120 hours.
! of the reeortl very lightly, so as not to
High Jump, girl* under 4:10. Cora McKay, 1st; Andrew Frisinger ami Ray ding of Carl Hollingsworth, of 71st Ave.,
I disturb the equilibrium of the spinning
Derhein, first; Ruth Harvey, second; Rider, 2d; Maurice Harvey and George
No Cas» For Sympathy.
; disk. The record will be distinctly
on Wednesday, June 30, at the home
Gertrmle Koskey, thin!
"You didn't award auy damages played, only very faintly, of course, as
Relay Race. Boys ap«l Girls. 4 to a of the bride. 1 he young people were worth mentioning In that breach of I you are substituting a somewhat prim-
High Jump, boys under 5:6. Claude
Christenson, first, 4 ft. loin.; Alfred team. E«lgar Chamberlain. Bata- Wil student classmates at Willamette promise case.”
Itive "producer" Instead of the patent
“No." explained the foreman of the I sound box.
Nygaard, second, 4 ft. 8 in.; Fl«>y«l son. Ruth Rossman ami Ruth Ryder, Vniversity, graduating in 1913, and
1st; Floyd Hoffman, Robert Gexael, have had the event in mind for some jury. “We decided that the plaintiff
Hoffman, third, 4 ft. 8 in.
Marie Mc.Man and Esther Speckman, time. Carl has been connected with was lucky to get rid of a man who
Pole Vault, boy» under 4:10.
Mr. Heyman said to Charles Froh-
Hesse, first; Amo Wirley, second; 2d, Allred Nygaard, Philip Drake, the educational department of the Y. would write the fool letters her lawyer
man one day:
Gladys Dunkel and Mildre«l Roseman, M. C. A., in Beattie the past year and read to ns.’’—Washington Star.
Hewitt Hatter, third.
i “Do you know you are not doing right
will return to that work after the dose
Boys Pole Vault, 5:6, 8 ft. fl in. high. 3d.
Th» Voie» of Experience.
in sending money to all the people who
The x|w>rts ended with a ball game be of a two month vacation. Miss Bradley
William Moore, 1st, Alfre«l Nygaard, 2d,
The new minister was holding forth. write and t«ll you they are in hard
tween the Iwiys and the girls.
“It seems to me." be said, "we should ; luck? They may be Imposing on you.-»
The playground was the scene of many for two years. They are taking their do more to bring the people together."
Boys S80 yard run, 5:6.
"There may be some that are Im-
Christenson, 1st; William Moore. 2d;; picnics during the day. The wailing vacation in the mountains near Hood
"Huh!" snorted the deacon. "If you’d poaing," Froliman answered, "but I
poo) attracted many of the little folks River.
been be» as long ns I have you'd know know that there are others In wxut, so
Carl has numerous friends in Mt. that wbkt we need is something to I can't afford to make a mistake.”—
Boy» standing broad jump, 4:10. Ran and was popular with the older ones
! New York WorlcL
dall, 1st; McKay, 2d, Fal ward Smith, 3d. who collected to watch the children en Scott who will I* pleased to wish them keep 'em apart"—Puck.
Girls running high jumps, 5:6. Ruth joy the water.
Picnics at City Parks, Crystal Lake,
needay morning caught fir« about a
Arleta, Gilbert Station, Lents liumirtxl feet south oi Powell Valiev
Playground, and Other Points Roatl on 92nd Street, As they had no
HAS FINE PROGRAM
LENTS FIRE DEPARE-
MT. SCOTT ODD-
MENT ELECTS OEEICERS
ENDS IN JAIL
Fight Duel Over Girl Sold and
Partly Paid for.
Knife the Weapons.
A pretty little Japanese girl wax the
cause of a duel on Bnnday evening at
the home of H. Maxnda on Gilbert road
about a mile east of Lents. The girl
wax Tia Ynakaxbima. Her father is
now living with his xer-ond wife and
that wife’s brother is l>er lover. It ap-
l»-ars that Tia’s father and Maxmia ha<i
ma«ie an agreement that she x non Id be
worth a 81 ,<JO0 and Maxuda hail paid
8600 on the account and when ;.reseed
for further money tn* declared that he
luul given enough. The argument be
gan at the father’x home where they
were celebrating the Fourth.
se»-mii to have been some liquor in the
affair. After Maxnda refuse«I to pay
more for the girl he went home and wax
followed by Ynakaxhima whereupon
Maxnda armed himself with a long
brake pole from a wagon and struck the
old man and broke some of hix ribs. The
old man retreateil and armed himself
with a big butcher’s cleaver. When he
renewed the assault Maxmia wa- anne«i
with a big knife. The cleaver proved
to be the letter weapon ami Masada got
the worst of it. They were both pretty
ba«lly hacked up and the old man re-
treattsl again and was fonml in the
woo<l» doubled up with pain. .Maxmia
wax found in the road in a bad condi
tion being unconscious and faint with
losx of blood. Dr. Hess wax called anil
the Sheriff’s office was notified by
Deputy Gates of Gilbert.
deputies came out from town and took
tlie beliggerents down to the county
jail. They will be tried for assault with
intent to kill.
The girl has been staying, according
to Japanese custom, at Maxuda’s home,
bat is now in care of friends. The
question of sale will be investigated but
it is not probable that the bargain will
be I h *1«I a crime, as the understanding
was that she was to be his wife.
Lents Grange Meets Saturday
The regular monthly meeting of Lenta
Grange will be held Saturday. The
third and fourth degree« will be given
in the morning.
The afternoon pro
gram will include musical selections
from Mrs. Leo Katzky, Miss Gertrude
Katzkv and Mrs. Peters. Richard Hees
will give a recitation and Judge Gatens
will be present and speak on some in
Auto and Taxi in Collision
J. G. McDougall with a party of six
met with a serious accident on the
Linton road Monday while they were
returning from a drive down the river.
Harry Burnham was driving and as
they were entering the old Fair grounds
they were met by a taxicab driven by
the City Taxicab Co. It was coming
do*n a wet steep hill and being unable
to stop skidded into the rear of
McDougall’s machine. Both machines
suffered damages but no one waa hurt.
The Taxicab company makes the re
This is another instance of
machines skidding on wet asphalt.
Standing of Contestants
Cora Valentine ......................... .54)00
Erma Fish..................................... ..... 564X)
Mildred Rossman.......................... ..... 45410
Opal Wood worth.......................... ..... 4500
(iladys Moe .................................. ... .4604)
Elverta Bulina............................... .....4600
I.tirelle Kearney ........................... .....4.500
Clara Clark .................................. 22000
Della Pitts.................................... . 6444M»
lx*rm Johnson............................... . 5500
Hilda M«Taggart ...................... ..... 4500
Eva Burdick ................................. ..... 5600
Millie Marrei) .......................... ..... 6504)
..................... .... 5500
..................... . .4500
Stella Wilson................................. .5504)
Silvia Anderson ........................... ..... 454X)
Lillian St Clair.............................
Ida Arnett .................................