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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO.. OREGON. THURSDAY, August 26, 1915
Subscription, $1.00 a Year.
Fire Department Enforces Mew Rule.
Clean Up And leep Clean the
The Portland Firs Department baa
establislird a new rule, according Io
Capt. Canuto of the Kern Park statiun.
Thia rule is to arrest tbe fellow who has
a fire. If he can't excuse himself
properly he will be fined, ssut U> jail or
tama)*ed to Hwan Island, or some other
drarrt place. Tt*e tire ilepartment awm»
to think that being burned out la not
enough to make a man miserable and so
they have devised this new method of
But really there is something to it.
Tls-rr are a lot of tie too careless. Tbe
notiou of having to ex plain conditions
«■siatmg liefore the fire might stimulate
«orne of us to have leas to explain. It
might cause some people to eJeau up
their mirrvnndingM, put their buildings
into safer i'onditi'ih» and aware tlieiu-
selves of Uie absolute safety of their
chimneys. There are a lot of people
who nils old clothes ami other stuff
around in the garret« ami l*aaetnente
that should tie removed to safer corners
Particularly old greasy rags are ex
A lot of fin» have
occurred in the Mt. Scott Motion that
ought to iiave been investigated more
carefully. Then- is no doubt that
doaena of places have been burned for
insurance and others will go hkewiar if
official»1 are not careful. It is u**t for
tl>e man who wu* his property on flrr
that people are must concerned. It is
for tbs fellow whose house near by, may
be destroyed through tiie other fellow's
zeal in making easy money.
in the neighborhood of Lenta and
Grays Grossing several tracts are in a
dangerous condition from the growth of
grata* and underbrush. If a tire should
get started now, particularly in tbe dis
trict north of l*enta. a large number of
homes would be seriously endangered.
Much of this is due to leaving the gra*
ami weeds grow to Us* doorMe)« and to
the sides of the houses. A grass fire
would develop enough heat to start a
house burning aud must of ‘.hese planes
are so far from water protection that it
would be impuwible to save them.
THE COUNTY FAIR
The family of Edward Harper of OHM,
40th Avenue 8. h., was disrupted last
Friday morning about five o'clock by
Harpers' taking a done of carbolic add.
The Harpers had been having some sort
of domestic trouble and lie decided to
terminate tiie rumpus
Mr. Harper was a man oi 52 year* of
age. He leaves a wife, a daughter about
twenty, and eon about 10 yean of age.
Tiie funeral was held Saturday at 12-30
from Kenworthy’s Undertaking rooms,
Lents, the Rev Mr. Coriias of the Lau
relwood M. E. Church officiating,
was buried at Multnomah Cemetery
By Peter Radford.
Tbe Foci and Our Forest Dollars
E. T. Allen
Goodby to ths fool with the empty gun ;
bid for fame,
Though he kills his friend, it only
And thst, nowadays, is tame.
Tbe fool wno playfully rocks the t>oat
Is on the front page no more.
He may rank high with the fools afloat
But bis glory is gone ashore.
There's the fool with woman, tbe fool
And tbe fool who games with strangers,
And tbe joy-ride fool (be does well in
By combining these aocient dangers )
But thsy'real) still down in the primer
Mere novices taking a flyer,
Compared with the prise-taking crim i-
Tbs fool in tbe woods with firs.
lew hearts break for tbe deed«
they *ve done
In tnsir pitiful amateur way,
But fire slays dozens where they elay
And scourgee a state in a day.
For tbe ruinwl home and the Htnokelesa
And tbe worker unemployed
Know a hundred years shall never
The things that hie match destroyed.
Baby Rusk Buried
Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Rusk of H wr
roony were called to lay at its last rest
their infant son, last Friday morning.
The Funeral was lield Saturday at ID :30
at Kenworthy's and It was buried at
Mr and Mrs. Rusk have the sym-
pathy of numerous friends of the neigh
borhood who sympathise with them in
The German j>e<>ple near Damaacua their loes.
have recently completed a new com
munity hall and they will dedicate it
Eggiman Brothers are proprietors of
the evening of September 4 with a big a new improved smoke bouse where
dame Special music will l>e brought they prepare their products.
out from the city and the affair will tie a
meniorbale one for those interested in
Friends of Mrs. Whitesman. mostly
the work of the society.
from the M E. Sunday School, gave
her a surprise at tbe Brady home on
The Berni Water, Light A Power Co., Park street, Wednesday evening. Sis*
will install a million gallon filter.
will leave for Denver Monday.
DAMASCUS GERMAN SO
CIETY COMPLETE HALL
IT IS TIME TO
MRS. E. L. THORPE
SUCCUMBS 10 DISEASE
PAY TAXES AGAIN
Mrs. E. L. Thorpe, well known
throughout Eastern Multnomah County,
pawed away late last night at the Thorpe
home, a mile and a half northwest of
Gresham. Mrs Thorpe has iieen con
fined to her home for many months with
tubercular trouble. Mrs. Thorpe was
born at Farmington, Iowa, it» 1801.
Tliey came to Portland in 1882 and have
lived near Gresham for the past seven
teen years, where she has ts-en active in
tiie various doings of the community.
Hlie has Iieen prominent ffi the work of
tiie Grange at Rockwood where she was
lecturer for some time, and she held an
afficial connection with the county
grange. For several years »lie managed
Uie Art I»epartment of Uie County Fair
at Greanain. Her loss has l*een felt for
several months, during which she has
lawn too ill to take any part in her ac-
Mrs. Thorpe is survived by a son, R.
W Thorjs*,* ami daughter, Hester; her
husband. E. L. Thorpe, and relatives in
Washington. The funeral will tie at-
tended by a large number of aquain-
lances from all over the the county, all
of whom extend tin* family their ry in
The social, program and benefit given
at the school bouse at Gilt*erts on Wed-
ilesday eveniug was well attended and
highly successful. The program was
well received and tiie band did its part
to tiie satisfaction of all.
Crowds on the Fun Zone at the
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
A8T crowds throng The Zone, the amusement and concessions section of the Panama-Pacific Ir'srratlona:
Exposition at Han Francisco. Tbe Dayton Flood is shown on the left, the Chinese Village tua zoyland
Grow*n Up on the right Tbe Exposition Is breaking all world's attendance records
zi’t»*re are a good many people who
have not paid any of their taxes. It is
time now to pay them, unless you are
going to assume tbe 10 percent penalty.
August 31 is the last day and unless
you are prepared with tbe amout due
by that time you will be penalized 10
percent, and 12 percent interest on top
of that, and it won’t take very long be-
fore you will not have anything to
mention. If you paid half of your taxes
in the spring you will have until tbe
first of October to pay the other half.
If you don’t pay It before September
30, you will likewise be penalized 10
percent of the amount due and 12 per
cent annum in addition. There is no
interest on the half not paid up to
Prof. Ball Takes Trip
Prof. F. 8. Ball of the Frrnklin High
Schoo) writer from San Diego concern
ing a trip he and his fsmily are taking
j in a new machine. They are seeing all
tbe places of interest and having a
most delightful time. They will re
turn by way of Carson City, Reno, and
Eastern Oregon. They started borne
on tbe 12th of August, By the time
they get back they will have covered
over 4000 miles. They left Portland
tbe 21st of July.
W. E. Goggins returned the last of
the week from California pointe. He
went down on a little business trip bat
saw Frisco and several other cities
COOKERY Of STRONG
The many people who believe they
cannot eat cabbage, cauliflower, onions,
and turnips without suffering from in
digestion, and the many others who do
not like these strong flavored vege
tables, which are very valuable in the
diet, should change their method of
Use a large quantity of water in pro
portion to the qnanity of vegetable to
be cooked. To prepared Creamed Cab
bagecut the cabbage, not too tine, with
a knife. Have two quarts of »lightly
salted water boiling rapidly, add ore
j quart of coarsely cut cabbage. Boil,
uncovered, until the cabbage is tender
when tried with a fork. Drain at once
and add one cup ot medium white
The mixture may then be
placed in a well buttered baking dish,
covered with buttered crumus, and
biowned in a moderate oven.
Onions, cauliflower, and turnips may
be prepared in the same way. Small
I onions should be boiled whole, larger
j ones cut in quarters; cauliflower may
i lie left in the head or broken into
smaller pieces; and turnips should be
cut in cubes.
The advantages of this method of
The vegetable stays
1 white or pale green in color, the odor
in the house is not disagreeable, tbe
flavor is much better, and the food
I more easily digested than when a
covered kettle or flrelese cooker is need.
See notice of our new
serial story, page 5, we
want your judgment.
When you enter the agricultural to-
partment of the county fair, yoa feel
your soul uplifted and your life take«
on a new power—that la the inspira
tion of the soil. You are overpowered
by the grandeur and magnificence of
Lents acquaintances of Jules Chard, a
tbe acene—that la the spirit of the
ot Gilbert Road, just beyond
harvest You can beer the voice of
nature calling you back to tbe soD— tbe city limits, were surprised Monday
that is opportunity knocking at yevr to learn that be bad tried to end hie
door. It to a good chance to spend • earthly troubles by taking poison of
quiet hour in contact with the purity some sort. Chard has been staying at
and perfection of nature and to sweet tbe Randolph Hotel at Third and Co
en your life with its fragrance, elevate lombia recently.
your ideals with its beauty and expand about 2:30 be was beard groaning and
investigation showed that be bad taken
your imagination with its power.
These products as food are fit for something with suicidal intent. He
the gods, and as an article ot cons- was taken to tbe hospital and given
merce they ought to bring tip-top , medical attention.
He rallied rapidly
an«i by Tuesday morning was considered
prices on any market in the world.
Whether be took
The products of the soil are teacher* . out of danger.
and preachers as well Their beauty poison or not seems to bo doubtful to
gives human life its first entertai»- those who attended him as there is
meat, the'r perfection stirs the genius nothing about bis personal appearance
in artists; their purity furnishes mod i to indicate that be has been injured.
Chard's trouble began about four
els for growth of character and th e ir
marvelous achievements excite oar I years sgo when be married a Mrs.
curiosity and we inquire into the wo» Mills, with several children.
derfu) process of nature.
, Ghard «low not seem to be an anreaaon-
Before leaving the parlor of agricul ab e woman, but Chard could not get
ture where nature la wading tn her along with tbe children and they were
moot graceful attire and science to separated several months about a year
climbing the giddy heights of perfec
tion, let us pause and take a retro
Chard's trouble seems largely to
How many of you
in hie habits. He uses liquor
know that after these wonderful prod
ucts are raised, they can seldom ba I freely and bis family say that be was of
marketed at a profit? Take the blush | little assistance to them. He
ing Elberta, for example—they were been employed at the city park and
fed to the bogs by the carload tost drew good wages but tbe family got
year. The onion—the nation's favorite little of it. This developed frequent
vegetable—every year rots by the quarrels with tbe children and finally
acre in the Southwest for want of a
one of tbe girls accused him of indee-
market and aa a result hundreds of
I cretions. The totter seems to have
farmers have lost their homes. Oat
ton—nature’s capitalist—often goes preyed on hie mind and determined
begging on the market at leas than him in trying to end it all in the way
coat of production.
P evious to tbe attempt be «pent
It is great to wander through the
■ neb of Sunday and Sunday night in
exhibits while -he band
“Dixie*' and boast of the
writing to various acquaintances, tell-
fertility of the soil and pride ourselves i ing of bis troubles and giving instruc-
on our ability to master science, bat I tion «bout bto property.
He wae very
It to also well to remember that thare
much opposed to letting tbe present
is a market side to agriculture that
• Mrs. Chard share any of the property
does net reflect its hardships to th»
and directed that it should go to his
exhibits at a county fair.
On Tuesday evening August 24, the
Loyal Daughters' Class of the Millard
Avenue Presbyterian Church School, ae-
birted by their teacher, Mrs George
Merry, entertained Mr. Ruthertord's
class of boys in the Sunday school
rooms of the church. The rooms were
prettily decorated with Japanese lan
terns, garlands of crepe paper ol the
class colors of the Loyal Daughters and
large boquets of dahlias, nasturtiums
The evening was spent in mnsi- and
games. The girls were assiste«! in serv
ing refreshments by Mrs. H. D. Murray
anti Mrs. Ellton Shaw. At the close of
the festivities a fond good-bye was saui
to Alta McDowell, who leaves the city
early next week
Those present were: Alta McDowell.
Lucille Marsh, Claudine Moore, Edna
Gilbert, Agnes Murray, Ruth Murray,
Marie Dewey, Lonnie Shaw. John Ram
sey. Rollin Moore. Norman Olson, Floyd
Duffield, Wayne Dimmick, James Laird,
William Murray, Falconer Campbell,
Stanley Hawley, Mrs. George Merry.
Mrs. H D. Murray and Mr. and Mrs.
first wife if she could be found and if
not he wanted it to go to the Oddfellow
lodge of Lents, of which he is a
mem ber. He also gave instructions
that his funeral be conducted by the
Oddfellows and named T. C. Krender,
F. R. Peterson, J. W. McNeil and Mr.
Bush as pall bearers. He willed his
gratnapbone to the county jail, and if it
would not be acceptable to them he
asked that it be sent, to tbe Oddfellows
home. He gave definite instructions
that Mrs. Chard should not attend his
funeral. Of course all this and a good
de •-! more sounds pretty silly now that
Chard is not dead.
things he took a few “shots" at the
paik officials and tbe commissioners,
that will not look good when he gets
ready to resume operations again.
That, however, moet of it can be ex
cused on the grounds of his being under
tbe influence of liquor.
Mr. Chard is about 48 years of age.
He speaks both French and English.
Moet of his troubles are due to hie in
temperate use of liquor. If he would
quit that, and if people who know hie
tendencies would quit selling him
liqaor, he would get along very well.
He is all right to work when he is
Construction of the Willamette Val
ley and Siletz railroad is being pushed.
L. E. Fry of Arlington will erect a
modern garage at Condon.
DISTR ICT ONE
Tbe cornerstone of the $20,00 Fay Klineman............
Emanuel Hospital building of Portland Lenna Johnson................................. 183300
The peach industry at Hermiston Hilda McTaggart...............................47700
has reached the carload shipments Irma Fish............................................ 11100
I Della Pitta........................................... 5500
Cora Valentine .................................... 5500
The Scholl’s Telephone Company has
Opal Woodworth ................................ 5000
been given a franchise at Hillsboro.
Marjory Kellogg.................................. 5000
Advertised ietters for week ending |
Aug. 21, 1915: Cunningham, J. W.;|
Ford, A. J.; Ferris, Frank E. Dr.; Ix*ie Burch ..................... ................ 56300
Godshesen, Christian; Holter, Mrs. H.; Stella Wilaon................. ................. 53200
Howard, L. D. •, Harllow, Mr. and! K v*a Kurd ii* k
Mrs ; Miller, Mrs. Mamie; Marotte, 8.; ! Gladnes Murray.................................. 7000
Stanhird, W. D.; Shepard, Nell;' Sarah Bnel...................... ................... tifico
Ida A rnott
Postmaster, Geo. W. Spring. ' Silvia Anderson............ ................... 5000
I.illian St. i'inir
Miyls at the Lents poetoffice arrive Gladys Dunkle ..............
Sibyl Baker..................... ..................... 4500
and depart daily, except Sunday, as fol
Eva Hill ........................ .................... 45<X)
Cleone Tucker...................................... 4000
Ask Walsh about repairs for your
fi:00 A. M.
7.15 A. M.
12:3OP. M. Ford cars. He baa two expert men
5:30 P. M. ready to look after your work.
3:30 P. M.