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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 1915
LENTS PATROLMAN AMPHION CHORUS
Patrolnum Jas. C. Gill, Frequently
Assigned to Lents, Victim of His
day at One O’clock.
People of Ml Scott will Im interested
in hearing of tlw accidental shooting of
policeman Jauire C. Gill, wlio baa at
various time« I men relief on the various
■tatliina in thia auction
AIxmt ten o’clock Tuesday moraine lie
went to liie net room at Hilmrnia Hall,
:M0 Riiaael Street.
Shortly after enter
ing the room lie removed the revolver
in ita cave, from hie pinkel,
them in an inside coat pocket.
aupiHiaeil the revolver drop|ied from tine
pocket, «truck the floor on ita hammer
BEFORE THE HORSE IS STOLEN.
The Amphiou Male Chorus gave ita
! first formal concert last Wednesday
ovening al the laurel wood Methodist
¡Church. The affair wa» well attended
, and no doubt would have had « peeked
tioiise except that it was a very stormy
evening. Tire program was rendered in
excellent form and was highly appreci
ated by all those present The character
reading« given by Mr. Hadley wen*
commended for tlieir quality and rendi
tion. J. Archie Hollingsworth lead» the
Chorus, Carl Nutton presides at the
piano, and the otlier member« are Dr
ixiekwood, Dr. Bright, Dr. Carlos, Geo.
Hollingsworth, Mr. Burna, Mr. Klock,
Mr. Davies, Mr Mollett. Mr Willings,
Mr. Frose, Mr Johnson, Mr Hillialand,
Mr. Friesen aud Mr. Mohan.
Tlie Chorus will accept offers to give
entertainments at oonvenienl points
around Portland and their work will win
llx-m favors wherever they are lieard.
tlm «airly catch Iming unlocked.
iiiiot | aaaiaj jiuat below hie right collar
bone into the lung.
He picked the re
volver up, started for the door, called
for help, and colla)ieed.
Ile wan dead
before anyone could reach him Several
officers arrived and he waa taken to the
After an invtwtigatioii
tie- body waa turned over to the A. D.
Kenworthy On., for burial.
Mr. tiill ia a brother of R. W. and
Edward tiill of Ruaaelville.
inarntol and lie leaves a wife a and four
year old daughter, who live at AtM East
He had lieen a mem
ber of tlm force for five years and waa
highly regarded by oilier mem bcm of the
department. He waa born at Parkers-
ville, Indiana, and waa bl yean of age.
Ilia lather Uvea at Dufur.
brother« al Ruaaelville lie had a slater,
Mr». Flora Faust of Orlney, Oregon;
amt three brotiwni. Clias W. Gill of
Washougal; F. M Gill and George H.
Gill of Dufur.
He waa a student of New T1 tought
principle« and member« of that congre
gation ami of the < kldfellow« lxalge had
charge of the funeral, which waa held
Thursday at one o'clock at Finley'« un
dertaking rooms. Patrolmen Jenkins,
Trout, Bigelow, I.illiw, Johnson, and
Wilaon wen* pall bearer«.
waa reputed to b" somewhat disorderly.
The publicity given was resented by
Mr». Claae and other memtier» of the
family. They deny it emphatically, and
regret that such an impression has been
Mrs. Claae «ays they do
buy family liquors from the delivery
wagon occasionally, but »lie conaiiiers
that tlieir own business.
She has al
ways been free to entertain acquaint
ances with refreshments, when they
called, in a friendly, but not in a busi
She says some of her
neighbors misinterpret social customs,
otlier neighbors of the Clase’s say they
are honest, well-meaning people and be
lieve them to be innocent of any im
proper motives. There is reason to be
lieve the public has lieen a little hasty
in forming an opinion in this instance.
H Wearied Hun, and Yet We All Fas«
the Same Problem«.
A friend once askeil au aged man
what caused hlui to complain ho ofteu
at eveutldc of pain and weariueaa
"Alaa," replied he, "I have every day
so much to do. I tiuve two falcona to
tame, two hurea to keep from running
away, two hnwka to manage. 11 aer
pent to con.Wic. a Hon to chain and a
sick wan to tend and wait upon."
"Well, well." commented hla friend,
"you are busy Indeed! But I didn't
know that you bad anything to do
with a menagerie How. then, do you
make that out?"
"Why," continued the old man. "Ila-
ten Two falcona are my eyaa. which
1 must guard diligently; the two hare«
are my feet, whlcb I mu«t keep from
walking In the way« of sin; the two
hawk« are my hand«, whlcb I must
train to work that I may provide for
niyaelf and tboae dcimndeut on me a«
well «« for a needy friend occasionally;
the serpent In my tongue, which 1 must
keep ever bridled le«t It «|>eak un
seemly; the lion 1« my heart, with
which 1 have a continual tight leal
evil thlnga come out of It. and the aick
man la my whole body, which la al
ways needing my watcbfulneaa and
All this dally wears out my
CAPTURING A GIRAFFE.
Th« Anlmsl Is Teo Frsgile to Snare In
Traps or Pitfalls.
Perhaps you have often wondered
about the scarcity of giraffes In pub
lic coos. The renaon that only a very
few menageries can boast of this ex
Mbit Is on account of the difficulty tn
capturing and trau«|Hirtlng them.
The long legged and long ueckedanl
trial, keen of eye and nose and ear. can
see. smell and hear a hunter mil««
away. Hunters cannot employ traps
and pitfalls against him. His fragile
legs would be crushed tn a trap, and
both hla legs aud neck would be bro
ken In a pitfall.
There la only one way to capture a
giraffe alive. He must be aurrounded
and chased until from sheer weariness
he «taggers helpless Into a bamboo In
Peril lies in shipping the giraffe for
Ma voyage on the sea. The giraffe's
legs break very easily. If he stipe the
fragile nnderpinnlnga double under
Mm and anap. In transferring the aid
ma) from shore to ship his long, help
lees neck may become tangled in the
tackle or «trike a spar, mast or shroud,
in whlcb event it's sll over with Mr
The Western Oregon Older Boys Con
were about three hundred <lelegates in at
tendance representing the Y. M. C. A.,
BoyaClulis, Sunday School classes and
The Knights of St.
Paul, tl>e t>oys club of the Evangelical
Sunday School, was represented by Paul
for the entire
—Fitifarald in St. L»ui« Poet- Dispatch.
conference was "The Marks of a Man.’’
Tie- doors of the House of Representa
tives was thrown open to the l«ys for
the Saturday afternoon session.
tiappened that a lent«
honor of making his first speech in the
hall of Representatives on the subject
of "Bible Study.”
At the Saturday evening banquet they
were honored with speeches by Governor
Withyoombe, Dr. Doney. President of
the Willamette University, President
Campbell of the University of Oregon,
fudge McNary of the Supreme Court
and several prominent men of tile Y.
M. C. A. and Sunday School. The Sun
day morning church services were in
charge of the prominent conference men
assisted by their boys.
A full report
will lie given at the Evangelical Church
next Sunday evening.
E venlnq Star Meets Saturday
The scholars of the Brentwood M. E.
Church have just ended an exciting con
test. Each side had tlie same numtier
at first and one side chose a red button
The pupils of the Ninth Grade of tlie
while tlie other wore the blue.
Woodmere School have for the past
blues won and now the reds are to serve
week liven busy preparing stories for
a supper to the winners.
They are reproduc
TLa Parent-Teacher Association of the
ing the stories by telling them to the
Woodmere School will have its regular
Each child must be able
to tell the stories from the let to 5th meeting Tuesday afternoon. Dec. 7. A
program will be rendered and City
Superintendent Aiderman will address
Nix teen "Boy Scouts” under Scout the meeting.
Master Ntirene's leadership enjoyed a
Mies Myrtle Hulsey, who has been
party at the home of Richard Stoner in
visiting her aunt at 8tB5-60th avenue,
honor of hie birthday. Games and re
i-as gone to the Fair and from there she
freshments were enjoyed.
will return to her home in Arkansas.
was required to do some stunt.
The boys’ and girls’ contest of tlie
Mrs. J. E. Edwards and daughter,
Evangelical Sunday School closed last
Helen Rae, from Woodland, Wash., are
The girls of Mrs. Nordberg’s
visiting Mrs. Edward’s parents, Mr. and
class won tlie prize.
Mrs. Malloy of 7503-tiD Ave,. S. E.
Mr. and Mrs. Lockwood, who have
The l»>y» of the Brentwood M. E.
Church are planning a "Boy Scout’’ been working for the Shaver Transporta
organisation, with Mr. Howd as their tion Company for the past year have
returned to their home near Kendall
Mrs. Anna Miller of Tacoma, Wash.,
Virginia Souders, a pupil of the Wood
who has lieen visiting Mrs. Locke of
Kendall station for the past six months, mere school, who has been sick for some
time will be able in a few days to resume
has returned to her home.
her school work.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Roue and their
Miss Shoemaker of Woodmere School
family, of Portland, spent Thanksgiving
Day at the home of Mr. W. W. Rose of spent a very enjoyable Thanksgiving va
cation visiting her sister at Castle Rock,
7V2S-77th street and 5Kth avenue.
A party of the W. P. C. was held at Washington.
The regular monthly meeting of Even
ing Star Grange will lie held next Satur
day at tlie hall on East «Oth and
Tlie lecturer has
planned an afternoon program which
will l«<gin at two o'clock.
Elliott will give a piano solo; Elisabeth
Ball, a vocal solo; Mire Roberta Down
ing. a reading; Miss Ruth Schmuckli
will give a vocal solo; Cecil Brown, an
instrumental selection; James Kelly will
discuxs "Poultry from the Consumer's
Standpoint;'* and Postmaster S. F.
Meyers of Portland will talk on "Rural
The ‘‘Jolly Brothers” Club meeting
the home of Howard
W“dnesday, Nov. 24. A tine time was will be postponed until Dec. 10th on ac
count of the supper at the Millard
Oddfellows Have Open House
Marie Jacobsen played the part of avenue church.
Following the election of J C. Kennedy, hostess at a party held at her home
A party was given at tie- home of
Noble Grand; Dr. Hee«, Vice Grand; Saturday, Nov. 27.
Richard Stoner, Tuesday evening, Nov.
Ralph Stans, Secretary ; J. W. McNeal,
23d. The boys report a tine time.
Mr. and Mr«. Duncan and family
Financial Secretary and F. R. Peterson
spent Thanksgiving Day with Mr. and
Mr. F. B. Rutherford of Brentwood
Treasurer, the Mt. Scott Oddfellows
Mrs W. Gray.
has moved to his new home near Mil
held open house Tuesday evening and
Mrs. Chas. Gittus and two children of lan! avenue.
entertained a hall full of members and
Clarence Eastman of Woodmere, who
Music, games, addresses and 7B30-63 Ave. N. E. spent last Tuesday at
refreshments were the features of the Mt. Tabor visiting Mrs. Gittus' parents. underwent an operation for appendicitis,
evening. Everybody was happy and tlie
The Hchellhous family spent Thanks is recovering fast,
evening will long lie remembered in the giving at the home of Mrs. P McDonald
Mr. Archie Mattoon, a former resi
dent of Brentwood, has gone to live at
Mrs. E. A. Revenue of «1st Ave. 8. E. Estacada with his uncle.
is spending n fortnight with her friends
Mr. Thomas Whitbeck of Arlington,
at Boring, Oregon.
Oregon, is visiting his motlier, Mrs. 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Weisenlxck of Oregon Whitbeck of IWth avenue and 70th street.
City spent Sunday with the family of
Mr. and Mra. J Z. Platt of 7113-Nfith
Mr. Wisenheimer of Brentwood.
Nt , 8. E. have moved to their home in
The boys of the Millard Avenue Estacada.
Athletic Club apaat last Wednesday
Miss Eiina Pringle spent the Thanks
giving holidays with her aunt at Kern
Advertised letters for week ending evening at their Club house.
Miss Zella Mattoon spent Thanksgiv Park.
November 27, 1915:
M.: Atcheson, Lura; Denver, Walter; ing holidays at the home of tier cousins
Mr. and Mr«. Painter and family left I
Fischer, Mrs. Mary; McGill, J. M.; who rraide at 72» Pacific street.
last Friday for the Fair.
Hanson, H.; Hatxel, Lillian; Holstein,
Mifford Schille visited his brother dur
Miss Gladys McLane spent the week
T. G.; Morrison, Mrs. I>r.; Phumacher, ing the holidays. Hia brother resides at ■ end at the home of Mrs. CFI-ary who re
E.; Rupert. George; Smith, Mrs. Mary; 240 Knott street.
sides in Vernon.
Trask. H. P.; Watson, J. C.
Geo. W. Spring, Postmaster.
Salem is to have a cheese factory next
Albany is working to secure a paper
Mrs. Hickox of 82d street and 59th
Av«., who was operated on at the Good
Samaritan Hospital recently
nearly recovered that she expects to be
at home this week.
n _» '»
Mails at the Lenta poetoffice arrive
and depart daily, except Sunday, as fol
fi:00 A. M.
3:30 P. M.
6:80 P. M.
TO BE IN TOWN
The largest organisation in the world
is said to lx an international Young
Peoples’ move .sent, reaching every de
nomination ic every known roonlry in
the world, a.id ixnding togetiier the
young people in one aim, a desire to se
cure training for
«er.ice that will fit
them for wider usesulnees in thia world.
There are those
limits who ilelight to sneer at some of
the more distant and bumble suburbs.
If such an attitude adds to their sum of
human happiness, it may well be stated,
“Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to
be wise ”
For ourselves we are content
to believe that from a true home- mak -
ing, good citizenehip standard the
Jieople of Ix-nts are well able to hold
their own with any part of the city.
This is well exemplified in the activities
of the young people. Not only have tbe
young .people of tbe four evangelistic
Dr. Atwood, formerly of Tremont, and churches perfected an organization, the
subjected to various trials and penalties Young Peoples’ Federation of Lents,
for reputed malpractice, has just been which «uocessfully unites them m lines
divorced by his second wife.
The case of common sendee, but they are also the
has lieen before tlie courts for several pioneers of tnis movement in this city
months. They were married at Rose and county. Their example is even now
burg and she got the divorce tbqre. She being followed by other districts, and
sued for control of practically all the their methods have received tbe beany
property the Doctor had but informa approbation of experienced national
tion does not disclose her success in this. workers in tbe Young Peupkw’ Move
ment in Boston and Chicago.
The Federation Rally to be given next
Miss Dawson tntertalns
Wednesday night in the Evangelical
Miss Olive Davraon, primary teacher Church is intended to be a “Drummer’s
in Lents Schools, entertained a number Sample Case’ ’ to demonstrate before tbe
of former students and graduates of the citizens of Lents the wares kept in stock
Oregon State Normal School on Friday by the Young Peoples’ Soeietiee
There were representatives from various hoped that the samples then displayed
parts of Multnomah, particularly near may prove of such interest that strangers
The party was honored by to this line of “goods” may desire to in
the attendance of Mies Taylor, head of vestigate a liUle more thoroughly.
There will be mnac. lota of it, to show
the Physical Culture Department of the
State Normal. The meeting was turned what the Music Committees are doing.
into a sort of convention for the discus Orchestra music, instrumental aud vocal
sion of topics interesting to those of the solos, and a male chorus will all appear
number who are engaged in teaching on tbe program. Tbe Home and For
and news relative to former graduates. eign Mission Ik-partmente will each
"What to doin my school” was dis- have bright numbers, The former will
cusseii and a number of O. N. 8. songs conduct a street rally on Sager’s corner
Miss Margaret Rice, Mise at 7:45 sharp to open tbe evening’s
Eetlier Halvorson, and Mies Margaret work, while tlie latter will have rapid-
Halvorson from Wasco County spent fire protravels of work in India, China,
the week-end with Miss Dawson.
Africa and Korea.
Perhaps one of the
most popular samples will.be the exhibit
of the Chrisitan Citizenship Committee,
who will handle two lightning debates,
one on Prohibition and tbe other on
Some That Were Inflicted In the Early
Peace vs Prepare« nem
Day« In New York.
Wben New York, or as it was then and Relief Department will be there,
called. New Amsterdam, was under also tbe Finance Committee, although
Dutch rule, some peculiar penalties there will be no appeal for funds, no
were enacted. In 1642 a defendant In collections and no admission fee.
an action for slander was sentenced course there are a few “Young People”
“to throw something In the box tor (no age limit specified) who will look
the poor." In 1044 Thomas Cornel, a forward to the exhibit of the Social and
soldier, was tried for desertion and
Refreshment Department, which will
aentenced "to be conveyed to the place
come towards the end of tbe program.
of execution, and there fastened to a
staxe and a ball Bred over hit head, as Undoubtedly the best treat of all «rill be
an inspiring talk from Clarence Sprague,
an example to other evildoers.”
In 1647 Jouas Jonasseu, a soldier, for a young man. who in himself, unaided,
robbing hen roosts aud killing a pig could put up a whole show tliat wool
was ordered "to ride a wooden horse delight any audience for a whole even
three days, from 2 p. m. to the con ing. He is an expert in Young People’s
clusion of the parade, with a fifty work and a prominent memtier of the
pound weight tied to each foot." In City Union of Christian Endeavor.
1648 an Englishman found guilty of a
You are asked to remember tbe date,
grave offense was pardoned on con
dition that be saw firewood for one place and time; Wednesday evening,
Dec «, 7:45 p. m.
All are cordially
year for tbe West India company.
In tbe time of tbe commonwealth, tn welcome.
England, drunkards at Newcastle-on-
Tyne were sentenced to carry about a
Bdbv Boldnd Didd
tub. with hole« tn tbe sides for the
Alexander Joseph, infant son of Mr.
arms to |«ss through In 1754. in Scot
land. David ix-yes. for striking hla and Mrs. Al. Boland, died last Thursday
father, was compelled to appear before morning at 5:30. Tbe funeral was held
the congregation at church, "bairheddlt at the Boland home Friday and tbe
and tmlrfuttlt" with a paper above hie bnrial was at Mt Scott.
head insert tied with large letters, "Be was three month« old but he had never
hold the onnaturall son. punished for
He waa not able to
putting band on his father, and dis
and suflered from
honoring God in him."—Exchange.
Mr. and Mrs Boland were
very proud of the little fellow and his
Backing Him Out.
Sir Herbert Tree'e wit is well known lose will be felt with deep sorrow. Their
among his friends, and they tell some many acquaintances extend them <ym-
very good stories auout hia funny re pathy in their distress.
mark« at rehearsals.
Once during the rehearsal of a cer
tain play Sir Herbert asked a very
Gto. E. Rowtand Killed
young end by no means brilliant ac
Geo. E. Row land, a carpenter em
tor who fancied himself greatly to
ployed at Olds A Kings, living at Fifty-
"step back a little.” Tbe actor did so.
and Tree went on rehearsing A little firvt street and Forty-first avsaue was
later the famous manager repeated bis killed Mornlay night at 32d Ave., and
50th St., as he wa» attempting io board
request, and the youth obeyed again.
Shortly afterward Tree once more a moving Mt. Scott rar.
asked him to “step a little farther inatantaneona.
Mr. Rowlami leaves a
t'H. k '
wife an<l a eon 16 years of age.
"But if 1 do." complained tbe youth
ful one ruefully. “I shall bo complete
A. G. Shepard, formerly of Lenta,
ly off tbe stage-"
“Yeo," answered Tree quietly, "that's tried farming near Boring for a number
of year«. He ia now living on property
DR. ATWOOD’S MARTIAL
ference waa lieldat Salem Friday, Natur-
In connection with statement« made
LENTS BOYS AT
TEND CONEERE NCE
day and Sunday ot last week.
last week relative to tlie cutting scrape The Federation Rally to be Given
at tlie Class place on 82d street, mention
Next Wednesday Nifht is “Com
was made of the rumor that the place
which tired the cartrhlge in the barrel,
HIS HARD TASK.
This is a good time to re
new your subscription to
1915 returns from Hood River Valley
Baker has voted $125,000 bonds for a
will be over $1,000.000.
new high school.
A new bridge will be built acmes the ’
To insure a million dollar sugar fac
tory, the merchants of Medford haw de Willamette at Salem to cost $233,000.
cided to raise sugar Leets to keep up the
The tabanon paper mill starts with
tlie full crew, the first time in over a ’
for which be haa traded in Fulton Park.