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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 1915.
Largest Factory of Fireworks in
Northwest to be Located at 106th
Street and Foster Road.
Productions at Once.
la>nta la to have a new Factory, The
Wra'rrn Oregon Trust Company close-1
« dca1 tills ww for U h * sale of two acres
of ground on F*ster Road, east of Ismto
Junction, on 103 street, just outside of
the city limits, to II h * Columbia Fire
works tkmiiMUiy, Inc., upon which the
company will l»*gm U h > construction al
an early date of a large building. The
construcUon work will begin soon after
the first ot U h - year.
The ground will
be inclosed first wiUi a high board fence
and suitable buildings will be erected as
Ute business develops. Tim company
lias about Ill's» «> in busiuMs in eight
now and oilier prospects coming up
M. 11. Squires, the manager of llie
company, is well knowu all over the
coast. He waa formerly connected with
his father’s firework» factory near Kan
Francisco He has l»*n looking all over
U h - Northwest tor a location and when
he came to Portland to consider a site
I m * was shown all around the city, look
ing at places in North Portland, Monta-
villa, Gresham and elsewhere, but lie
consider* 'he location near Is-nte Junc
tion U h - js I of all. The car service he
cvnsidr excellent. The Portland Rail
way has mails Ux-m couceadona that
an- particularly attractive.
The cotnpauy are particularly grateful
to the Portland Chamber of Commerce
for its assisuuice.
During the ;>ast m-anin the company
has lawn connected with numerous un
dertakings. They furnished the flre
works at the County Fair at Gresham,
the Htate Fair, aeveral f-atures at
Beattie, Omncil Great, and tliey have
plans for supplying a Portland event
that will come off in February.
It is Mr. Squire's intention to begin
work at once in a small way In SOI1M«
vacant buildings near U h - property they
have bought, when* Immediate- orders
will I m - tilled. There is little machinery
used in U h - manufacturing ol fireworks.
Almost all of the product is made by
hand, and girls are employed mostly and
When the works are well developed lie
will give employment to upwards of 20
girls and men. He intends to employ
local (aople as much as ptwible so that
U h - location of the factory here will I m -
quite an advantage to ;>eople of the Mt.
Ncott section of the city.
Tin* com|>any will maintain an office
at 616 Eilers Building in Portland,
when- tin- business of disposing of its
products will be caret! for.
Ialrvleu Holds Eleclion
The annual town election was held at
Fairview on Monday. Tlireu matters
divided the attention of tin* voters. A
312,500 I>ond issue far the purpose of in
stalling a municipal water system waa
considered, a change in the boundry was
the second topic of interest and the
election of town officers waa third. And
in addition to this there was a proposed
amendment to the charter providing for
a water Ixiard composed of llie Mayor,
two members appointed by the may'.r,
and the recorder.
councilmen were W. T. Brooks, D. 8.
Dunbar, John Jonas, John Moller, and
W. H. Stennick.
The election resulted in the rejection
of the bond issue, and the choice of
Dunbar, Rtennig and Jonas as Council
Gresham Elects Coundlmen
Gresham selected Geo. F. Honey,
Hoy Todd ah'd Wm. Thom councilman
at Tuesday's election. The tight was on
Mr. Honey, who is an arder.t prohi
bitionist and believes in enforcing the
“dry law.’’ Evidently the "Dr»«"
have the upper hand In Gresham.
Lady Mayor Popular
Troutdale has re-elected Mrs. Clara
Larson for mayor for another year. Rhe
got 24 out of the 25 votee cast. Trout
dale’s voting population seems to be
falling off. J. 8. Hudson was re-elected
recorder, and L. A. Hawlow and Wm.
Rodgers were selected for the council at
The annual meeting of the stock
holders ot Uie County Fair was held
Monday afternoon at the Fair office al
Gresham. Tin* attendance was not
large but the stock was well represented.
Over 700 shares were voted. Several
matters of Lusiness were taken up,
amendments were made to the rules of
tie- Company, and directors were
elected. Practically all thane on last
year’s board will serve again next year,
and in ail probability H A. Lewis will
be chosen the next president. Tboee
chosen wen- Theodore Brugger, F. H.
Crane, R. W Gill, E. 8. Jenne, W. A.
Proctor, E. M Lake, A. F. Miller, H
Q. MullenholT, R. P. Rasmussen, D. M.
Roberta, E. L. Thorpe, J M Townsend,
John Hleret and David McKeown.
FAIRVIEW GRANGE HAS
The annual election of officers occurred
at Fairview Grange last Saturday and
Sylvester Hall was chosen Master ; Earl
Townsend, Overseer; Roy Stone, Secy.;
J. W. Townsend, Trees.: Mrs. D. W.
Stewed ; Eva Townsend, Aset. Steward ;
Ruth Shaw, Musician ; Mrs. Ruth Mol
ler, Ceres; Mrs. Dora Peterson, Flora;
Mrs. Janet Grant,
Stone, Gate Keeper, Mrs. J. W. Town
The next meeting will be held New
Yeai’sday and they are preparing to
have a big time. Committees have also
been appointed to provide for the next
meeting of Pomona which will be held
next Wednesday, the 16th.
CHOOSES LADY MASTER
—Godwin in Pittsburgh Dispatch.
Mr. Freese of Mist street and 67th
. avenue left for California, November 28.
On Friday. Dec 3, the Mt. Kcott He intends to make California his home
Mental Culture Club met at the home of and plans to either rent or purchase a
Mrs. 0. E. Kitehing
Mrs. Geo. E. farm.
Stoner read a very interesting paper on
Mr. Ham Woodyard of Corvallis spent
English Cathedrals, which had teen
I* st posed from the previous meeting. the past week visiting at the home of
This was followed by a short business his brother, E. B. Woodyard, of Wood-
Plans were discussed for the mere
Christmas party which will be held at
Mrs. B«rg of 62d avenue entertain»«!
U h - home of Mrs. James F. Huggins, b«-r many relatives the evening of De
Wednesday evening, Dec. 22.
The topic for the day was. “George
Mrs. J. Flemming and daughter spent
Eliott.’* Mrs 8. F. Ball gave a sketch Bunday visiting at the home of her
of the life of Marian Evane, better father, Mr. Win. McConkey of 81st
known as George Eliott. Mrs. Fred street 8. E.
erick Armstrong reviewed “Mill on the
Mr. Larson of 82rd street has started
Floes" as typical of her earlier works.
a grocery store beside his bakery.
Mrs Cora H. Ward discussed “Daniel
Thursday evening. December 2nd, a
Deronda,” bringing out especially the
author’a view« on social and religious number of young people of the W. P. C.
Wood ham’s made up a skating party and enjoyed
paper on George Eliott’a poetry will be the evening at the Oaks Rink.
Miss Zella Mattoon spent Sunday
hear-' at the first meeting in January.
Memliera please note that that meeting visiting her aunt and uncle, Mr. and
will lie at Mm. F. W Dobbs, 11:13 Mrs. Boylan.
Mrs. 8 G. Morrison, who has been
visiting Mrs. C. F. Goodwin of 6609 62d
avenue has returned to her home in
Senator Lane of Oregon has given out
Mrs. J. Bently lias returned to her
an interview severely upbraiding the
home on 71st street and 65th avenue
government for extravagance.
He says After an extended visit in California.
that from 30 to 40 cents of every dollar
Mrs. Gifford of 62d avenue, who has
S|N*nt goes to waste, ami »reert»* that if
business efficiency and economy were been sick for some time is slowly regain-
applied to tbe government's affairs it ’ ing her health.
Three of the children of Mr. Clark’s,
would be no trick al all to save 3300,_
000,000 to 3400,000,000 a year out of the who lives near Kendall Station, are
money now being expended.
If some sick with scarlet fever.
one could com;») the government to, Mrs. Lyons of 83d street has returned
practice economy, I m * thinks there would from a lengthy visit. She has been
tie no need for emergency or other visiting friends aeveral places in the
state of Washington.
No one will quarrel with him as to
The supper held at the Millard avenue
the truth of his statenientei and there is '
Presbyterian Chnrch Friday, December
no room for a division of opinion on the
3, was a success in every way.
subject. Everyone knows the govern
Mr. Owens of 59th avenue has moved
ment is run on a fiscal plan and would
liankrupt a private enterprise before it
The little grand child of Mr. and
even had time to get started. Economy
is a word that is known only in political Mrs. Mesher of 6347-84th street, cele
debate and efficiency has never yet been brated his second birthday, December 5.
made a science in our government.
Melvin Riggs of 84th street is ill with
The men who make up the govern Scarlet fever.
Melvin has had enough
ment of the United States confine their sickness thia year to last for some time.
views on ei-onomy to criticism of the op Just a few weeks ago he underwent an
position party and to statements given operation for appendicitis.
out for consumption by the voters at
The Womimere School girls have a
splendid indoor baseball team and so
Tliere is a moral in tlie above that for cannot get the girls from other
ought to convincx* anyone of the folly of schools to play against them.
expecting too much relief from govern
8upt. L. R Alderman visited the
ment ownership propositions.
Parent-Teacher Association of the
Woodmere 8ch«x>l Tuesday, December
J 7. He gave a pleasing talk to the pa
trons of the school. All felt repaid for
Miss Nellie Henderson is spending a attending the Association after listening
few days with her parents, Nfk. and to his helpful remarks.
Mrs. R. Hendersan, of Bsllroee.
Mrs. Gill of Pleasant Valley is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. G. Fleming.
Mental Culture Club Meets
1:30 P. M.
NOT MUCH OF AN OBSTRUCTUN
Tbe monthly nureting of Ix*nts Grange
will I m * behl Saturday.
officers will he the leading feature of
tin* morning eeaaion. The Laetare pro
gram will Ix-gin about one-thirty.
Several good numbers have been secured.
Miss Genevieve fee and Mias English of
Ijuirelwood will render piano selections.
Mrs. FraseHB will speak on good t>ooka
Mrs. W. J. Hawkins
premises to be present and «iH-ak
“The Ideal Manhood for our Boys.
Advertised letters for week ending
Dec. 4, 1916: Allen, Walter; Brown,
Mrs. Johnie; Clark, Mrs. Wallace;
Curtis, Franois E ; Hall, Mrs. F. A.;
Henthorne. Mrs. 'Katherine; Miller,
Pearl; Portland Brick A Tile Co.; Wag
12:30 P. M. ner, Mrs. Hattey; 6226E-96 St. S. E.
Geo. W. Spring, Postmaster.
6:30 P. M.
Mails at the Lenta pastoffice arrive
and depart daily, except Sunday, as fol
6:00 A. M. ;
This is a good time to re
new your subscription to
Old Noah had nothing on us.
Clear ttties ahead of us for the holi
days, we hope, at least.
The Lyceum and
continues to draw good crowds and
much interest is manifested.
The writer for a winter vacation took
a hike up into the mountains and visited
tbe summer hotels, now practically de-
aerte<l by guests
Medical men say
since the automobiles have come into
genera] nee locomotor ataxia.is becoming
more and more prevalent and advisee
everyone to walk more, so taking thia
advice to heart this hike was undertaken
as a constitutional and also to see the
improvements made the past season at
tbe resort--. Tin? first one visited was
tbe Arrah N’emah Hotel and rummer re
sort conducted by Mr. and Mrs. Kern
about 4 miles from Brightwood. Thia
hotel is situated on the Salmon River in
a dense cedar and fir forest and is tbe
Inst word in an seclused and delightful
eoumer hotel. The living and dining
rooms are perfect in every respect while
the extensive porches and absolutely
perfect sleeping rooms fitted up with
every modern convenience leave nothing
to tie desired. One of the most attrac
tive features of this resort is the splendid
summer home of B. L. Bavinan. a
wealthy merchant of Portland.
he has artificial fish-ponds fed from the
Salmon river, where he raises eastern
brook trout. This alone well is worth a
trip to the mountains to see. The next
hotel further up is the famous mountain
resort of ‘ Billy’’ Welch’s, known all
over the U. 8.
Here is dispensed a
royal hospitality and a warm welcome
to everybody, rich or poor, high or low.
The P. O. for that locality is here and
in the summer time a village of more
than 100 cottages is filled full of
happy, healthy people.
One of tbe
great sights liere is the head of a monster
elk shot by Mr. Welch ten yean* ago, j
Rockwood <irange held its annual
' election last Wednesday, Thia Grange
will be conducted along suffragette ideas
next year Undoubtedly the ladies are
rapidly developing politically.
Ida Burgess was elected Master; Mrs.
Mary Jensen, Overseer;
Rowan, Lecturer; Tony Scliantinu.
Steward; L. W. Pratt. Asst. Steward;
Wm. Rowan, Chaplain; Mrs. Mary
Riibmond, Treasurer; Lewis Jensen,
Secretary; David Weiland, Gate Keep
er. It is evident that Rockwood men
folk» have been “shown” a few things,
but a year’s trial may change the next
CLUB NEXT FRIDAY
The next regular meeting of Lente
Parent-Teachers' Club meets Dec. 17.
Already several feature« are being listed.
Miss Fisher of the Lenta Library will be
present to talk about books for children.
There will be music and some business.
All parent« invited.
OREGON NEWS NOIES
National Grange, Sees Fair, and
C. E. Spence, master of the Oregon
State Grange, atten«ied the seanonn of
tbe National Grange, and is returning to
Oregon enthusiastic over tne work ac
complished. While Woman Suffrage
was defeated by the National Grange
last year by a vote of 26 to 24, the
women won out this year by a vote of
30 to 26. Mr. Spence coiuùden* this
change of front remarkable and the en
dorsement of Woman’s Suffrage as a
great step forward.
Last year, Prohi
bition was treated in a rather indefinite
way, while this year the National
Grange was practically a unit in en-
doreing National prohibition. Tbe pres
ent conservation poliey of the Forestry
department came in for emtorsement,
and very progressive ideas on Rural
Credits were adopted as the policy of the
National Grange. It waa decided to de
mand that tbe Government provide for
rural credit purpose aome circulating
medium as in the case of tbe Regional
The Grange arrayed itself
against bonding for road construction,
largely ou the idea that road building is
still in its experimental stage. It also
declared in favor of building market
roads first. There was practically un
animous opposition to tlie propose«! in
crease of army, navy and armanent.
The National Grange insists on raising
the standard of citizenship rather than
large sums of money for destraetive pur
pose. Strong peace resolutions were
adopted. It waa also agreed that there
should be a uniformity of tax laws as
affecting states, this to prevent the tax
dodging that has become so flagrant on
the part of wealthy citizens owning
property in many states
Tbe National Grange is composed of
the Master and Matron of tbe State
Granges, of the nation, and at this time
fifty-seven were present, representing
practically all the states of the Union.
Mr. Spence spent considerable time at
the Oregon Building and on tbe Exposi
tion grounds and expressed tbe confi
dence that Oregon has made a w«.nder-
fully effective showing here, one from
which the state is certain to derive great
benefit. B. G. Leedy, of Corvallis, for
merly Master of tbe State Grange, was
also there, and was equally enthusiastic
over the Oregon showing.
West Linn’s new water system will be
completed about Dec. 1.
Eugene has 37 manufacturing plants
employing 322 persons with a payroll of
3167,000 and an annual output of
Douglas County farmers got 33D.000
for 11700 turkeys.
The Palmer Lumber Company of
La Grande has awarded logging con-
tracts totaling 11,000,300 ft.
St. Helen’s Shipbuilding Company
The ejection of officers of Evening
has been asked to bid on five 5,000 tank
Star Grange for the year of 1916 was as
vessels for an eastern firm.
Unless all eigns fail, the long haired, follows: Master, J. J. Johnson; Over
which weighed oyer 1000 lbs and is the long winded, smooth tongued politician seer, Mary R. Gebhardt; Lecturer. L.
largest elk ever killed on the coast. No ¡g going to have a hard time putting Maud Ball; Steward. E. J. Spooner;
one ever visited this delightful mountain through any industry killing and tax Assistant Steward, E T. Peterson;
Chaplain, Euda A Niblin; Treasurer,
resort that was not charmed and who j raising laws at the next election.
regretted leaving it. About one mlie
The creamery at Reedsport produced Wilda Buckman; Secretary. Ivy Hicky;
beyond Welches is tin* justly celebrated 167,528 pounds of butter the past year. Ceres. Bernice Elliott; Pomona, Nora
Mountain Home of Mr. and Mrs.
Stanfield will drill an artesian well to Holm; Flora, Evylin Walker; Lady
Assistant Steward, Josephine I ickard ;
Tawney and who iu the atate of Oregon irrigate 6000 acres.
Musicians, Clara Smith, Ada R. Kelly;
has not beard of the culinary skill of
Q .. ..
Sutherlin will have a new two story Executive Committee, A. L. Keenan
Mrs. Tawney, and her able assistant, ... .....
yonng Mrs Tawney
A. H. Averi)], '
and S. N. Cbvell. This is tbe 13th con
Mr. Ross and other prominent business
Talbot, on the Oregon Electric, has secutive election for Mr. Johnson and
men of Portland have summer homes dedicated a new school house.
near Tawney. This famous summer
At two o’clock the lecturer provided
home has recently been rebuilt and re-
first cornmeal ever ground in
the following excellent program: Piano
modled and is now thoroughly up to Hood River has just been turned out.
date in every respect and is one of ’ ’ hr
The ministers of the Christian and solo, Bernice Elliott; Readings, Miss
most delightful summer resorts in the 1
Churches in Eugene are using Rjberta Downing, of Gillispie Nchool of
newspaper advertising to fill their pews Expression; Cornet Solos, Ceeil Brown;
Temperature of the Earth.
and have had overflow crowds as a re- Readings, Mrs Chas Full man; Vocal
It has been generally believed that : suit.
solos, Mr. McKenzie of Woodlawn.
the temperature Increased at almost a
Rev. White of the U. B. Church was
T im * Port of Astoria will erect a
constant rate from the earth's surface
introduced to the Grange ami made a
toward its center, but this supposition
few appropriate remarks.
Newport will have a radio station at
ap|>ears to t>e incorrect tn the light of
F. 8. Myers, poetmarter of Portland,
recent expertmenta In one mine the an early date.
made a good talk on “Rural Credits.’’ t
average rate of Increase in tempera
Hunt Bros, cannery at Salem shipped He advocated the use of the money now
ture. carried down to 8.000 feet, waa
a carload of loganberries to Chicago in the Postal Savings Banks in
one degree Cor each 260 feet of de
establishing and maintaining the Rural
scent. Various results have been ob which brought 33600.
tained from measurements tn other
The Eugene cannery has received a Credit System. He said: “Thereby the
No temperature variations contract for a carload of canned cabbage armer will be greatly benefited, giving
were shown betweeu depths of 1,400 for tlie U 8. army.
him the use of cheaper money; the
feet and 2.300 feet In the Kalgoorlle
problem of tbe unemploy^j will be to a
mines in Australia. Thea« and other
great extent solved ; bring prosperity to
North Western Inventors
observations are considered as Indi ,
the country; and be of no added ex
eating that tbe Increase of tempera
The following patents were just issued panse to the government,
tures with depth In the earth is not ( to North Western clients reported by D. plenty of officials, clerks, etc., already
governed by any general law.
Swift A Co., Patent lawyer», Washing employed who can do tbe work.’’
The Grange advocated and worked
ton, D. C., who will furnish copies of long ami hard to have “Parseis Pott”
Na Royalties Called “Baby."
any patent for ten cents apiece to our established and now it is working for the
Ous noteworthy feature about royal readers.
Rural Credit System.
ties Is that none has been called
James G. Kelly apoke on “Poultry”
Idaho. Ernest J. Benson, Blackfoot,
baby." From their earliest years the
from the view point of t*oth U m * pro
royal children are alwaya called by
ducer and the consumer.
There w«>> a large attetuianee of mem
their names or possibly by some pet Wallace, Ore Jig; Roger C. Tbomaa,
here ami visitors.
name, but an English prince or prin Gooding, Water Meter.
The Masters and lev tasers Associa
Washington. John T. Voigt. Rich
cess la never called "baby" either by
tion will hold their next quarterly meet
relatives or by his or her nurse«. From mond Beach, Gold Saving Machine; ing with Gresham Grange on Saturday,
Harold Stewart, Walla Walla, Thermal
the age of Ove a prince la styled “sir** Valve.
Dec. 11. The Overseers are alas invited
by bls attendants and a princess "mad
Oregon M. Kchoren. The Dalles, to be present, as well as all others who
am.“— London Standard
may wish to »Mend.
Weed Cutting Machine.
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