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H. H. Brown Dies
H. H. Brown, a pioneer of 1652,
paused away Hept. V, of injuries received
from an accident on August 6, 1615, on
Kost Gilbert avenue, while drivlog
borne from lwnta, being thrown to the
bard macadam and sustaining a frac
tured hip which resulted in hie death.
Mr. Brown was born in La Porta,
2nd., March 5, 1834.
When • lad of 17
be crossed the plains with hie parents,
going to Calf., remaining J here until bo
got married and then moved to Bay
Center, Wash., and reared a family of
three boy» and lour girl«. This wile,
wile, MargaretU- Brown, died in De
In 19J6 he married
Charlotte L. Brown of Tacoma, Wash.
They mo Wei to and made tbeir home In
Portland, Tigard, and Lent« for the
■ 3 st throe years.
Here be passed bio
time working 5 acres of land till death
took him. He 1« survived by bis aged
widow of M2 years; one brother, Daniel
Brown, who io tho only one left of a fami
ly of twelve; and three sons. Arthur,
George and Jeeee , four daughters, Mre.
A. Htons, Mre. W. C. Aldereon of Port
land, Mrs. R. Matbewe of Salem aod
Mre. Mary Compton of Tillamook.
Mre. Brown ia making her home with
her daughter, Mre. Otto Heckel, where
ebe will be welcomed her remaining
The Buifinch family, living at 56tb
avenue and With street, left Wednesday
morning for some eastern point.
. * While cranking ins machine last Tuea-
* day, Th. Birney had the misfortune to
get a badly braised leg.
Marguerite Geisler, sister of Arthur
and Fred Geisler was married Tuesday
evening to J. W Petit.
lias many acquaintance» in Lents who
extend to ber tbeir beet wishes.
Mue Olive L. Dawson lias taken the
Killairn bouse on 68 street. She has Uie
piare in school field by Miss Waugh.
Karl Krtiierford is Uie victim of a i**ck
firing auto and as a consequence «ears
a broken right arm and a sprained left
R. J. Hteffe hae returned to live in
Uni« He says farm life is too lonesome
for him. He ia entertaining his cousin.
Mr Whites»), from Indiana.
See notice of our new
serial story, page5, we
want your judgment.
LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT., 16, 1915.
LENTS DOCTOR IN
VENTS NEW SPORT
Gresham Fair Best
Ever Held in County
It remained for a l>ents man to invent
an automatic base ball throwing device
Magnificent Exhibits From Granges, Farms and Juveniles.
that will furnish sport for thousands of
fun lovers the world over.
Stock Excels all Past Records.
« Friday, and Saturday
thia Invention tliere was a mechanical
ball throwing device that was operated
by hand and was a slow affair.
Pomona lo Meet at Lents
Fawcett of Lenta had hi* attention di
The regular quarterly meeting of the
County Grange. will meet at Lenta
next Wednesday. Plans are develop
ing for a big session. It will not be
possible to give the boamee» program
but some of the amusement features
have been arranged and give promise
of an excellent program for the even
ing seeaion. The following numbers
I are assured.
Violin Solo, Miss Marie Chapman;
Piano Solo, Mrs. Leo Katzkv: Vocal
Solo, Mise Grace Ragg; Violin Solo.
Milton Kataky; Reading, Mrs. Fullman
, Piano Solo, Mre. Leo Katzkv and Mise
‘Gertrude Katzky; Quartette, Mr. and
Mrs. W. O. Aah, Ralph Spearrow, Mrs.
rected to the machine and lie set to
work to make an all machine ball throw
ing device that will keep Uie fellow
awake who un<iertakes to «trike all the
bails that come hia way for it will cast
thirteen bail« a minute and that will be
about as fast aa anyone -are« to tat
them. The whole thing can be stored
in a space four by six feet, except the
return way for tin- balls, and that is de
termined by the size of the field or room
in which tne machine ie located.
The machine is driven by an electric
motor which turns a «crew into the gear
that draw« an arm back until it auto
matically catches Uie ball returned by a
run way, from the screen in front of the
Just as the ball drops into the
receiver an eccentric release« a dog and
a set of powerful springe pull the arm
forward, throwing the ball with force
toward the list ter who is supposed to
strike it back into the field where it ia
returned to tlie machine.
tiling ia done automatically or mechani
cally, and the only thing tlie ojierator
ha« to do ia to throw it into gear.
Although tlie machine has
l>aten ted for some months and iiad a
try-out down al tlie Yeon Building last
fall, only three or four are in actual uae.
One lias gone to Toronto, one to Ht.
Paul, another lias been prepaired for
shipment to Boise, Idaho, and otliere
are under preparation.
Most of the
time the past year has t«en devoted to
perfecting tlie machine
It is a neat looking little affair tiiat
will sell readily at 6375 at a good profit
to the maker and the manipulator.
ought to be far more interesting ae a
sport to strike base lialls coming at one
at the rate of thirteen a minute than
rolling balls in a bowling alley, or some
of tlie other relatively tame sfKirte that
NOTES OF THE W. C. T. 0.
Tie* next meeting of Mt. Scott Union
will lie at tlie home of Mrs McKinley,
just eonth of tlie catline on 92<1 street,
J. R. Hemnger and family of Cleve
land, Ohio, will visit Dr. Sells ami fami on September 28 th.
Mrs Phoebe Hammer has gone to
ly about the first of October.
make her home with her daughter in
go to Frisco as manager of the Gorford
Corvallis. Comprehensive of mind and
readv of «|>eech this earnest worker will
tie greatly missed by Mt. Scott Union,
Letter head«, envelopes, cards, bill all of whom hope the conditions which
brads, a> lion notices and poeterà, caused lier removal will soon change
dodgers, announcements, etc, at Mt. aiu^that site may again take up her
Hcott Pub. Co., office, Lents.
residence in ljents.
The Multnomah County W. C. T. U.,
Mrs. J. A. Farrell of Clay Center, will lie held at Central M. E. Church,
Kansas, sister of Mrs. 1. F. Coffman, Vancouver avenue and Fargo street on
and tier h us bad d, left Wednesday for Saturday and Sunday, September 25
Mrs. Esther Fankhouser of
Han Francisco. They will see the fairs and 26.
and tieach points liefere returning Mt. Hcott Union will lead tbe devo
tionale at the opening session.
morning session will be made the three
minute reports of the heads of twenty
There will be a ' Community Hing”
seven departments, and the condensed
at the M. E. Church on Friday evening
story of the year's work of the twenty-
of this week. The ladies will have re
two Unions in the county.
In the af
freshments and candies fur sale. Plan
ternoon the reports of officer« will tie
. to be there. Yon will see your friends
followed by tbe election of officer«.
'^and have a good social time.
tbe evening there will be a gold medal
contest. On Sunday morning the county
Miss Leona Kansum, one of Lente president, Mr*. Mattie M. Sleeth, will
most popular teachers until a year ago. deliver a sermon; in the afternoon, At-
was married Wednesday to Charles R torney Genera) Brown and District At-
Brukley. For the past year Miss Han torney Evans will each speak upon the
sum has taught in the Glencoe school enforcement of the Prohibition I jiw , and
The many friends of Miss Sansum wish the evening seeeion will lie taken np
her a long, happy, wedded life.
with the work of the Young People’s
Branch. Pulpits in different parts of
The Ladies Aid Society of the M. E. tlie city will be supplied by the conven
Church held their bntine«« meeting at i tion speaker* on Bunday morning, Mrs.
the home of Mrs. J. E. Ilawken, Lucia F. Additon epeaking in the M E.
Wednesday afternoon of thi- week. Church at University Park.
Mrs. Frost sang two very hesutiful
The following officers were elected for
the ensuing year:
Pres., Mrs. Nellie songs at the meeting of Mt. Scott
Woodworth; Vice Pres., Mre. Louise Union at the home of Mrs. Donaldson
With impressive rites
Cone; Bee., Mrs. Bertha Hawken; this week.
Trees., Mr«. Nellie McGrew; Chairman Mesdames Thetalora Fox. Myrtle Sager
of Work Committee, Mrs. Mary Wood anil Aebley were admitted to member
ship. Mrs. Walsh assisted the hostess
in dispensing dainty refreshments. Mre.
Additon was in good voice ami fine
Anntlier bit of information that came
spirit, giving a talk of great benefit, full
to light thin week adds to the burdens
of up to date news. Al) declared as one
'Portland ¡assumed when it annexed
' Linnton, that is a note for 82000 against voice that it seemed very good to have
Mrs. Additon with na again and all
the town of Linnton for a loan taken
went home in happy anticipation of
from a private citizen in
future meetings lull of help! nine«» and
more nibbles of this sort and IJnnton
might tietter be Isernon.
Par ent-1 either’s Club Actve
The Parent-Teachers’ executive com
mittee met at 2:30 Wednesday and out
lined the work for the year. One of the
thing« suggested by this committee was
trying to get the Board of Education to
buy more land. This is a feature of
the work they wish to interest every
acbool patron in.The dub feel this ie an
important thing to the people of Lenta.
Arista school has a much larger ground
The Hot Lunch will be
served, starring Monday, Mrs. Smith
will be in charge.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Parent-Teacbere* Club will be held in
the assembly hall at 2 30.
Kataky will furnish an instrumental
eolo and Dr. Strong of the Child’« Wel
fare of Washington, D. C., will add res«
A short business meeting will be one
feature but it is hoped that the session
will clo«e promptly at 4 o'clock. A good
attendance ie desired.
DRIVING THE ANIS OLI
Of HOUSt AND HOMI
Ants, particulary troublesome this
time of year, may be controlled with
considerable success by smearing a mix
ture of three parte tartar emetic and
four parts syrup on bite of china or
wood and placing this bait about the
runaway« of the ante.
This is a clow
acting poison, of which the ants eat
enough to poison tbemeelvee and also
carry away enough to poison their
young In this way the entire colony
may be extrrminated.
Where it ie possible to locate the
colonies outside the house the ants may
be exterminated by the carbon bisul
phide treatment. For killing off a large,
well established colony, about an ounce
of carbon bisulphide is required.
placed in a shallow dish on the open
ing of the colony runaway an 1 covered
with a galvanized tub or other vessel
that ie inverted over the dish.
openings from the colony not covered
by the tub should be closed with dirt
preseed down slightly.
The gas then
formed ie allowed to act for about eix
hour», when the treatment is applied
to another colony.
The action of the bisulphide ia thus
explained by Professor A. L. Lovett,
assistant entomoligiet of the Oregon
Agricultural College, who prepared the
sulphide is obtained in liquid form,
which, upon exposure to the air, ie
transformed to gas. The gas is heavier
than air and penetrates down to the
verv bottom of the colony home, where
its deadly propertie« destroy the ante.
If the colonies are near a tree care
should be taken that not too much is
used or it might injure the tree. The
gas is highly inflammable and must not
be opened near a fire, nor exposed to
What is undoubtedly the best fair ever
carried through at the
Grounds at Gresham is now under way
and will continue till Saturday night.
Never before.has there been such a
profunion ot exhibits of nil classes.
Although the show space was consKier-
ably enlarged this year every available
1 spot has been filled and a considerable
part of the offering* could not be dis
played. The manager of tbe County
Farm at Troutdale came with a good
aized display and it was impossible to
provide him space. The home sheds
are all fill)} the cattle barns have a
much larger Showing than ever before;
the milk and ilairy department is mak -
ing things interesting for a large num
ber of visitors, end every part of the
grounds shows evidence of growth in
Among the prominent exhibitors are
Mise Stella Wilson starts to Corvallis E C. Altman, J. F. Borns, O. W. Tarr.
on Friday, where she will enter college G. H. Dammeer, Chas. Cleveland and
for the year,
She will be greatly 8. Wise, all Jersey breeders; Jas Burns,
missed by her numerous Mt. Scott Dave McKeown and A. H. Barns, with
their Holstein*: Theodore Bmgger with
Brown Swim; C. T. Wilson, J. T. Richey
and 8 A. Richey with Guernseys. A.
C. Ruby has a fine display of his im
There are many different ways to ported draft boreee; Fanner Smith of
blanch celery. Tbe following have been tbe O. W. R. & N. is making a re
markable exhibit ot tbe corn be has
found to be the most practical:
Trench Method.—When the young helped to produce in this county; Pleas
plants are set out, they are placed in a ant Home, Rnreelville. Lents, Fairview,
trench 6 to 8 incbee deep. As they Rockwood, Pleasant Valley and Gresh
Endeavor Society to Meet
grow, tbe dirt ie gradually worked in am Granges have exhibits that are re
The Christian Endeavor Society of aroand them, care being taken not to presented with excellent reports; Gill
Bros., hare a fine display of the pro
tbe Millard Avenue Presbyterian Church cover tbe leaves.
will hold its regular monthly business
Banking Method.—Earth or clean ducts of the seed farm, particularly
meeting and social at the home of Rev. straw can be used for this. When the Dahlias; Tbe Mountain View Floral
W H. Amos. 7420-02<i Ave. 8. E. on plants get fairly large, the dirt between Company of Portland show a big dis
Friday evening Sept. , 17.
This is a |
rows can be palled ap around tbe play of roses There are lectures each
very important meeting and all the «talks, or straw can be made to serve day on farm and dairy work, preserv
members are urged to attend.
Among | the gam4, parwoee. Do not use manure, ing fruits, and care of milk, and other
other item» of business will be tbe lay-L, it is apt to ferment and injure tbe related topics. Speakers from the Ag
ricultural College, and various other
ing of definite plans for attending the «talk
annual rally of the Presbyterian young
Boarde.-Six to eight-inch board, are parts of tbe state are present to assist in
people of Portland Presbytery, which often used.
They are placed one on the educational work.
will be field at tbe First Presbyterian each side of the row. and as near the
Today, Friday and Saturday will be
Church on Friday evening Oct. 8. Rev. I planW M
¿«¿j. have the%d- enlivened by some horse racing, and
M. A. Matthews of Seattle and Rev. J. , vantage over tbe other method in that there will be music and dancing each
H. Boyd ot this city will be the speak-1 they are easy to place when needed, and day.
Excellent provisions has been
ere of tlie evening.
Kpecial music has can be removed and stored until tbe made to feed the crowds, and the even
been provided. The banquet will begin next year.
ings present a fine display of tireworks.
at 6:30. The Silver Cup which ie offered
Wrapping Paper. — Strong
manila It only costs 25c round trip on the car
ea« h year for the best attendance was wrapping-paper can be used. Each in to go to Gresham and the entry fee this
won last year by the Millard Avenue dividual plant is wrapped. This ie a year is 25 cents. Every one that goes
Last year 356 Christian En- slow method, bnt keeps the stalks clean. will get a dollars worth of fun and in
deavorers were seated at the banquet
Tile.—Four-inch drainage tile ie formation.
table. This year fully 500 are expected. sometimes used. The tile ie eimplv
Officers and committee chairmen for the elipped over the plant when it ie 7 to 10
Arteta W. C. T. I. Elects Delegates.
ensuing six toon th» will tie elected at the inchee high. The tile stands in an up
The regular bi-monthly meeting of the
meeting on Friday evening.
right position and affords good protec Arleta Women's Chritaian Temperance
tion to the stalke.
This method ie not Union met in the Kern Park Congrega
eound because tional ehnrcb, Tuesday afternoon, Sept.
the tilf can be need for many years for 15th. Mrs. Stella Wilson, retiring presi
this purpose.—F. F. McKune.
dent presided, opening the service with
Schoo) begins here this week.
a scripture leeeoD, prayer, and song.
These Fall rains are very welcome as
The Oregon division at the Panama Re|X>rts from superintendents of depart
they have done a great deal of good.
Pacific fair ia asking for more fruit— ments were followed by a short talk by
Arthur Buxter, a «on of Mre. Wm. peaches and apples.
Mrs. Mattie Sleetbe, County Supt., in
Hugh by a former husband, and lately a
which she emphasized the special feature
The President says to-the Austrian of the coming county convention to be
resident of Portland has taken np a rail
Ambassador. Here is your hat! What’s to be held in Central Methodist Church,
road claim near here.
Rev. Wm. 8 Runyan, for 13 years a your hurry?
One thing revealed in Sept. 25 and 26. The following delegates
squatter on a railroad claim near here this impertinent matter ie that the were elected to the county convention:
was selected to represent the squatters Austrians at Bethelem, Pa., in making Mrs. Woolworth. Mrs flarza, Mrs. Zeh-
at Salem this week. Nobody but hand- shells to kill their friends were working rung; alternates, Mrs. Lock wood, Mrs.
picked delegates will be allowed to take 12 hours a day and 7 days in tlie week. Snider and Miss W. A. Hollingworth.
part however and no one will be al-. A writer in tlie Saturday Evening Mrs. Stella Wilson was elected delegate
lowed to even a»k questions at any stage Poet cautions people about becoming too at large.
of the proceedings. Tlie resolution* are wild in a career of speculation soon, he
To the State convention to be held at
The New I erg, Oct. 4 and 5. delegate at large,
all cut and dried and will be forwarded says, to break out in this country.
to Congress later on aa the will and vast amount of money brought to this Mrs. Fishburn; delegates proper, Mrs.
wishes of a representative body of country can not much longer be kept Zehrnng, and Mrs. Lockwood.
Oregon people and as a free and full ex idle and when the stampede sets in it
pression of tlieir desires anil wishes in will probably break all bounds and
this matter. This is too much like the I records ae one extreme ie sure to follow
letters for week ending
rule of the Czar in darkest Russia and ie another. The writer once saw a stam
not in the least like anything in free pede in wild-cat oil stock« in which over Sept., 11, R15: Fleming, Mrs.; Health
6150,000 was won* than wasted in an Essentials Co.; Horne, Mre. Margaret;
an<i liberty loving America.
HawMy, Mre. Ella; Lowsson, Mrs.;
The amazing part of these old stanii- utterly rotten scheme.
patters and re-actionaries is they are
A billion bushels of wheat it ie eeti- Lerch, Mre. A.; Mama. Mrs; Millie.
still in the ooze and slime and monstrous mated will be the amount of the crop Mrs. Saddee; Nerjes, John; Pervin, J.;
cruelty and injustice of an exceedingly this year and all other crops largely in Bheldton, .1. F. ; Smith, 8. D.; Wyant,
early history, or rather pre-historic era excere of any other period in onr history. Ralph; Wilson, Mre. Susie.
Geo. W. Spring, Postmaster,
of the world. They belong to the time Still there are, and will be more this
of the Icthyoeannu ami Pleiseoeaunis winter, hnndrede and thousands of hun-
and other uncouth and uncanny mon ’ gry people all over the land.
sters who have long ago sunk into the meantime 44 families own nearly al) the
mud and muck of the bygone past.
land on Manhattan Island where people
Tom Galarneau, who lately returned are packed like sardines in a box in rot
from fighting tires in the mountains, re ten tenements and hundreds go hungry
lates that one morning early while he' to bed nightly.
The same condition
walking down a lonely trail be saw a' exiats in Chicago where the Fields, the
bear sitting with his back to him by a Leitera, the Armours and a few others
little mountain stream.
Hie body was own anti control the larger part of that
rolling gently tiack anil forth as if in eity. The appetite for greed grows up
time to some inward melody, or perhaps on what it feeds and no amount of
chuckling to think of the long winter'»! wealth Mtixties these inhuman monsters
nap lie was soon to enjoy.
Wlien who walk, or rather ride daily among
The destruction of several Imp yards,
lightning last Sunday killed an
startled by a lond shout he ambled off I thousands of their fellow beings in ac
An Astoria man ran his disabled auto in a disgusted manner aa if irritated at tual want, and with no desire to help or
Italian gardner at Walla Walla, and with buildings, inlaid to labor agitators,
tho not definitely assured.
1 into the river, where he was drowned. thia interruption of hi» reverie
etrack the depot at Gaaton.
relieve their sad conditions.
Cord of I hankt
The bereaved wife wishes to thank
the people of Lenta and Gilbert for the
symathy and kindness shown her dar
ing her bereavement.
Charlotte L. Brown.
Mails at the Lents poetoffiee arrive
and depart daily, except Sunday, as fol
««) A. M.
3:30 P. M.