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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, March 2, 1916.
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Lents School News
Mias Cavanna of the U*nta School is
sick thi* w<—k aiul Mr». Jefferies is sub
Ralph Keel of the 7th A tirade ha*
Washington Committee on Road In invented u very unique little machine.
spection Sees Multnomah Roads It is a tatting »buttle winder. The Work
and Carry Home Opinions to be manwhip and the idea »hows unusual
“GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME!”
Iremost Hen Gets in Paper
A Tremont l>en, owned by B. F.
Bntler of MI6, 00th avenue, got men
tion in Tuesday*» Oregonian.
that »la- has been trying to break the
Plans are almost complete for the es
record this winter laying double eggs.
of an Agricultural Trades
i On tbe 27 th »he laid two eggs. But!
that wasn’t such a big job either. She School near Ore»ham. Arrangements
.' put the yolk in one ami tlie white in the have developed so far that the Albert
other, and she neglected to give it a Cleveland farm north of «'Tresham has
! veneer of Hme. , But tlie two eggs were been leased. The farm contains 65
joined by a strip of inner tissue. Any- acres, has a fine barn anil comfortable
1 way she shows a progressive disposition. residence. It has been need as a stock
farm for some time.
The idea seems to lie to make agricul
ture the major course and the study of
Fred Mysinq Dead.
Fre<! Myiing of 53rd Avenue, Lenta, some trade possible. The school is de
died at the county hospital on the 28th signed for town boys and to he self dis
ol February, the immediate cause of his ciplined. Eventually a “Junior Repub
being pneumonia, but Mr. Mysing had lic” will control the institution. Half
been ill for many months. His funeral of each day will be devoted to manual
was held Wednesday at 10 o’clock at work of aome kind, the remainder to
Of the trades
Mt. Scott Cemetery Chape), Rev. elementary studies.
Hornscnch delivering the address. Mr. blacksmithing, engineering, forestry,
Mysing leaves a wife and several chil public hygiene, music, carpentry, cobb
dren. He was the obect of coeiderable ling, banking, bookkeeping, cooking
sympathy around Lents for it was felt and laundering. There will be lectures
that much of his distress was due to un and social functions. It will be a boys
school, terms to be 45 weeks in length.
happy conditions at home.
The instruction will be open to boys
Mt. Scott Dresses In White
character and sound body. It is ex
The whole cf Mt Scott woke up pected that a boy will be prepared to
Wednesday envelopedin a white nightie. make his living on a piece of raw land
Being March first it wae excusable, but when he completes his training in the
March first is pretty late for that sort of institution.
Of course the project will inv dve the
winter wear. Snow covered the ground
three-fourths of the way down ami con construction of numerous laboratories,
tinued to lay there until Thursday after classrooms, dormatories. and work
rooms, and will necessitate heavy
capitalization. Some of the wealthiest
people in Portland are backing the
Story of a Bunch of Koya.
project which has l>een incorporated and
After Mary, queen of 8cota, had suc
Attorney R. M. Burley has been chosen
ceeded In effecting her escape from tbe
grim old fortress of Lochleven her de president of the board; Ck A. Wood
liverer. William Douglas, threw the worth, treasurer, and John Pearson,
keys which hau brought her her free secretary H. E. Fairchild, one of the
dom into the waters of tbe lake. There founders of tbe Pisgah home, has been
they lay till the parching summer of the active promoter of the undertaking.
1805, when a boy named William
Honeymas while strolling on its
A surprise was given L. Btaufus at
banks, picked np a bunch of five keys
of antique workmanship fastened by his home, «812-68th avenue, Lents. Sun
an iron ring. These the boy carried day. Feb. 27, it being his 70th birthday.
to the parish schoolmaster, who for His children, Mrs. J. T. Nelson of
warded them to the Earl of Morton, Mosier. Oregon, and C. F. Blaufus and
hereditary keeper of Lochleven castle. family of Brookfield, Wash., came to
I near Edinburgh, where they still re Portland for the occasion. Tbe crowd
main. They are without doubt the
' old keys which William Douglas threw met at First and Alder, and Sellwood
into tbe loch on tbe eventful night Golf Links. Five Hundre«l waa played,
when the queen escaped, only to be First prizes were awarded to Mrs.
taken again and consigned to life long Nichtigal and Mr.
prize« were given to Mrs. Bartz and
Mr. Deukel. Refreshments were served
Ths Head of the Firm.
Misses Helen and Freda Nickels.
As he appears to-
The office boy: A large, fat being Hulda Blaufus and Edna White.
Mr. and Mrs. J.
whose grumble is worse than Jove's Those present were:
thunder and whose commendatory nod Richie. Mr. and Mrs. H. Deukel; Mr.
is worth almost any amount of per and Mrs. J. Gartner, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Streibe and little daughter, Mr. and
Head bookkeeper: A good man, with Mrs. Besuer and little daughter, Mr.
no head tor figures, who has arrived and Mrs. C. F. Blaufus an<i children,
at his present exalted position by a
Lucille and Leo. Mr. and Mrs. L.
combination of luck and pull.
Tbe stenographer: A pleasant old Blaufus, Mrs. Bartz, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs.
party with singular weaknesses and Prickett, Mrs. Nichtigal, Mr. Bugge,
a strange capacity—rarely exercised, Mrs. Mulder and daughter, Mr. Lebo
and the Misses Helen and Freda
however—to make one cry.
His wife: A baby —Life.
Nickels, Edna White and Hulda
ability. Lenta may well feel proud that
it ha» a boy <>f tliis i-alllwr. The world
Thursday, Friday and Saturday wart need» more «neh lx>y» a» Ralph Keel.
bury day* for U h - road promoter* * The writer hail the pleasure* of view
ing the gymnastic work« of rooms 1, 2.
A supposedly unbiased, !
3, 4, 5. under tlie supervision of the
and uninfluenced committee from
Misses Evarts. Dawson, Smith. Full and
Hnohomiah County, Washington, visited ;
Mrs. Oarnail In the Assembly Hall last
Portland They left their several homes
Tueada) afternoon. Il is not »aying too
ill " ««Kington with the intention of
much to say that them- little folks cer
modnit things down hen- just aa they
tainly »how nice work In thi» line of
are, without the advice or assistance of
school work anil are a credit to their
any road promoters or prvdjudiced
agents. Unfortunately they were not ,
Thi» W's-k the manual training boy»,
fully informed of all the antecedent in
fluences that prompted tlie numerous under tlie direction ol Mr Merot, are
little acta of courtesy which they found building bird horn*», from material
coming their way. in the Aral pla«v II which they bring from home. Next
ia i'nw lingly «1 range that they should Wednesday Mr. Merot will take his
have to coma to Oregon to axe g>»»l class of boy» for an noting and they will
roada. law than a year ago Oregon ■' place tln-se liird house» in different lo
people were gAlng to Pierce and King I calities for the Ute of the birds
Countie» to sew roads up there There ‘ i» a »plendid idea and will tend to foster
are aome uAHonally renowned road» j the feeling ot the feathered frieuds in
right at their door»—juat hetwern th«m stead of destroying them.
The regular routine work of the shop
and N«attle. The only reason that can
be given for St la that road» a little will la-gin anon and furniture will la
Mr. Merot ha»
further from home, and newer, look the interesting feature
it i4 not suggested that the eight classe» of 18 to 18 boys and they
committee had any special preference are all very much interested in their
for Oregon R om <I». it wa» suggested to work, in June, at tlie close of the term,
them that the l»e»l »ample» of up-to- there will la-an exhibit in the shop All
date r«da could be »ren in Multnomah visitors will lie gladly welcome«!. Thi*
County, and that i» a fact. e»|»-cially the last term the I sty» have put in new
up-to-date part. if they had la<en a liM-ker» ami done quite a lot of general
—Fitzpatrick in 8t. Luu's P»*t-Dioatch.
or so »Miner they would have caught repair work in the shop.
tlie Warren people reconatructing a
Mr Aiderman is giving the city
considerable portion of their Unnlon schools tests in the common branch«*,
road, which went down during the win each school having a different branch of
ter under the especially heavy traffic study. The test tor Lenta was geogra
NO DRY BATTERIES.
THE MYSTERIOUS EAGLE.
and extremely wet winter. The con- phy and three rooms of the upper grades
struction company were under bond» to had not had geography for two year». They All Contain Moisture or They Curious Ancient Monument Left to Us
Would Be Useless.
by the Indians.
maintain it and they hurried tlie job to The teal proved very good indeed and
dry batteries are in common
On the broad top of a stony, rain
liave it out of the way at this particular Prof Hereehner is very much pleased
time. They have added aome in thick- with the average standing of tlieae three use for small electric call bell systems gullied bill in middle Georgia there
and private telephone lines and were Ilea a very large eagle, concerning
news to the road, and also to the width rooms.
Used extensively for ignition on earlier which coufil- tlng stories are told. The
all of which—but then that ia another
The Truant Officers have been look makes ot automobiles. Applying the one point that seems to be certain Is
ing after a numlier of petty offenders in
that the Indians left the eagle as a
When tlie committee ranched Port lite school ami it is hoped that no more word "dry” to the battery 1s mislead- | legacy to the state. A hundred years
land tlu-y were met by a numtier of thieving will be evident in the future.
from now it will probably be found
prominent people who offered their ser Ix-nta school thi» year ha» lawn very 1 “dry" battery. There never was. nor lylug on Its back, with outspread wings
vice» in ahowing the committee around free from petty thriving. When ease»- '
and tall, even os it Iles today. For It
If It were dry no current would
the county They wen* taken over tlie are cited they are reported at once and ' generate, as It requires motature to pro is made of quartz rocks so cunningly
l.inr.ton road and shown how nicely it steps an- taken to prevent any re- , duce chemlco-electrlc activity when placed that it would require a pick in
a strong man's hands to displace any
had survived the winter—and the
the circuit is completed from the plus one of them. The rocks lap and over
currenee <d meli work.
traffic—particularly the bitulithic »ec
to the minus elements.
tap in such a manner as to represent
Mi»» Squires, the School nurse, was
Tbe so called dry battery Is really an
tion», and tiivy wen- also shown, hur
feathers. No cement holds them in
riedly, aome very amazing crack» in
position, and the stones vary in size,
the concrete They carried word liack family that needed a general cleaning, j Its moisture to its limit of life, wheth weighing from a half pound to three
children wen- made clean and the ' er In service or not. The limit of life i
to town about the crack» and aome one The
parents given instructions how to keepl depends on the stored capacity, bow : or four pounds. The image rests on a
int< rested in concrete went down to See
very firm foundation, for the stone
it is to I m - hoped that Miss, frequently the circuit is applied tp It. | work extends several feet Into the
about the cracks. The crack» were sup them so.
eva|H>ratlon due to age and deteriora
posed to have been filled with anphalt. Squire»’ work will show gtaxi results in tlon of the conducting elements.
Once, perha|»s twice, treasure seek
Wfu-ti the zigzag streaks of oil and
The lottery constats of a zinc cylln- :
vandals dug Into the breast of the
asphalt were reached it war seen the
dcr case containing a carbon in the
crack» wen- fraudulent. The asphalt pacity of Children, ami head of the center, the intervening space filled in j eagle, but the work must have proved
too laborious, for the diggers gave up
hail l>ecn strewn acroaa the road to give Allen School at 12th anil Hawthorne, with a paste compound of one part before they had reached the bottom
the impreaaion. Of course—but then was out Monday in the interests of one tine oxide, one part sal ammoniac, layer of overlapping stones.
three parts plaster of parls and two
or two children of the school.
that too, ia another atory.
Rough but fairly accurate measure
The Domestic Sciences classes, under i parts water. The quantities are great ments of the bird show the length of
The committee took dinner Saturday
er as the capacity of the battery la in
Glass Offers Condolence.
the eagle from the middle of the tall
noon at the Imperial and the Herald re the direction of the Misses Pierce and j creased.
porter met two member* of tlie com
At the regular meeting of the ‘‘Over
As soon as a circuit Is completed a to the bead to be lt)*2 feet and from
mittee juat afterward.
They were not term. The classes in cooking, about chemical combination Is started, and tip to tip of outspread wings 120 feet comers Bible Class,” which was held
disposed to talk much about their seventy in all, ranging from eleven to the current flows from the internal The length of the beak Is ten feet
opinion» of what they saw. They had sixteen, have learned to prepare and part of the zinc to the carbon, then and tbe height of the body at the cen Feb. 18, the following resolution was
ter of the breast is ten feet Tbe eagle passed:
been treated moat courteously, and they cook most of the every day essentials in out from the carbon to the appliance lies with its head to the west
were mtrprired to find so many promi the food line, such as breads, sou|>s. and returns to the zinc. The external
Whereas, in view of the loss we
Tradition does not give any satisfac
nent people on «ueh good term» with vegetables and beverages, such as cocoa terminals of the battery are the re tory explanation of the age or the have sustained by tbe death of our friend
the bitulithic cauae. Tlie chairman ot and chocolate; also cakes, such as gin verse of the luternal.
When the battery Is exhausted it can meaning of tbe great stone mound. It and teacher, Dr. Fawcett, this heartfelt
the committee was very positive in elat ger-breads. cup cakes and fruit rolls. be recharged by sending current Into may have had religious significance to testimonial of our svmpathy and sorrow
ing that they had nothing to »peak ot, Monday’s class in cooking gave a It from a close circuit battery, such as tbe red men who built it and it may shall be sent to the members of his fam
except that they had aero aome fine luncheon.
a nitric or sulphuric acid cell. Pour t>e tbe burial place of some great chief. ily by the secretary ol the class.
It is one of tlie most mysterious and
roada and had been treated moat
We condole wilh you most sincerely
The classes in sewing, under the di ing water through a small hole at the
courteously. He left you with the Im- rection of Mi»* Barrett ami the teachers top of the battery Is an aid to the re most interesting of prehistoric monu on the sad event, and if tbe sympathy
preeaion that he waa afraid he would of the respective rooms, are doing splen turn of Rs life, but neither this nor Companion.
of friends can be a consolation, be as
learn aomething disagreeable to hie did work The girls, 1!»4 in number, the former will restore the battery to
sured that all who knew him share your
previorariy formed opinion.
It waa not including all girls from 5B op to the Its original efficiency. — New York
sorrow for his loss. While you have
aurpriaing to hear Inter that he ia a I* A take sewing
In the seventeenth century erring in . lost a dutiful anil affectionate father,we
Just at present the
An Artist’s Criticism.
habitants of Newcastle used to under have lost one of our best friends. We
banker and that an agent of one of the pupils are doing individual work, some
Falguiere. the sculptor, told a capital go far more trying ordeals than that of are confident no one could more fully
paving companion lia.a moved to bin making princess slips and combina
town and opened up a 829,000 bank ac tions, bloomers, aprons, models, etc. story of Ilenner, the grent nrtlst. who the drunkard's clonk.
appreciate his loss than we. He did so
although he lived In Parts all Ills life,
Ralph Gardner in a work entitled
count with him. That may I»- the The work, however, is mostly under never lost lite Alsatian peasant ac
“England's Grievance in Relation to much for ns all.
reason—but that, al»o, in another atory. garments. The classes in sewing meet cent or his country manners. But the Coal Trade," published lt!55. re
True, hie death teaches ns that sooner
The committee left Portland on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday fore Ilenner was a very keen critic and cords having seen "in Newcastle six or later we must all make the journey
four o’clock train. There waa hardly an noon and afternoon.
lind a clever way of showing Ills dis months ago one Ann Bridlestone dryvj? across the mystic river. The angels
hour during their visit in Portland
like of wordy enthusiasm Falguiere. through the streets by au officer of called and in the way of an all wise
whose talent as a sculptor Is km wn all the same corporation holding a rope in Providence it was best that he should
when they were not directly under the
the world over, was very fond of paint his hand, the other end fastened to an go. We will have the ordeal to pass,
influence of the friend» of bituythic in-
Occasionally a writer makes a big Ing. but he did not paint partieulnrly engine called tbe branks. which Is like | fortunate it would be if all could be as
teri-ata. A few other people got a
a crown. It being of Iron, which was
chance to »[»-ak with them hut they ad hit by a very simple device. He dis well. One day Ilenner was In bis muzzled over the head and face, with : certain of being among the exalted
covers his nclghliora. Most of us live studio, and Falgulre showed him some
mitted surprise at the evident preference next door to people for years and visit
a great gag of iron forced into her angels as our dear teacher, therefore,
of his pictures.
for asphaltic pavement* in the county. with them on the front porch and once
'•What do you think of this one?” mouth, which forced the blood out. and our loss and hie gain.
Had they known that the fellowa who tn nwhlle call on them But we rarely a ske< 1 Falguiere.
Let ns hope, however, in the lan
that Is the punishment which the mag
were ao courteous were in the employ of get really acquainted.
"8uj>erb!" said Ilenner. with Ids Al istrates do Inflict upon chiding and guage of the Scripture, “I go io prepare
scolding women."—Ixindon Express.
And then a McCutcheon comes along, sation accent. "Marfeloua!"
the Warren (’ona^-uetion Company, or
a place fot- you,” that in the golden
aome of their subcontractor» they would or a Webster, or a Briggs, or a George
“And this one?”
summer of another life, children,
not have been surprised at the evident Ade, or a Fatty Ix-wls and finds out
mother and father will gather again in
"Ma. James asked me last night to
that a neighbor is a human being. It
“And thia one?”
effort to make them ao comfortable.
reunion where partings are un
Is revenlcd that he gets |>eev|sh when
share his lot."
"Bit pl Inter
the buttons aren't sewed on. and that
Then the old man picked up a little
A true friend, a devoted father. No
his children have the croup, and that bust which hte friend had just finished: a good building section?”—Baltimore
eulogy can be pronounced upon
On the train going out Subbubs got the baby keeps the family awake all
“Ah!” he said. "Now, dat’a good!”
into conversation with a wtrnnger. who night, and that in general be Is a ro
“I never painted after that,” said
Commending you to Him who doeth
“1 aee you are putting up a good
ft ia possible that your own neigh
“Could you lend me a dollar, old all things well, with feelings of deepest
■any new buildings'
bora might be as Interesting aa those
sympathy, we remain in the tendereet
“Yea." answered Hubbubs, "new of the gentlemen juat mentioned if you
“Certainly! I could do lots of things friendship,
buildings are the only kind wa put up ” would taka the pains to know them —
The Pacific Coast Steel On., plans to I have no Intention of doing Nice day.
Tbe Overcomer» Bible Claes.
Kanaaa City Star.
—Kaaawa City Journal
Isn’t It T’-Judge.
erect a 8600,000 plant in Portland.
Adina Morterud, Bee.
Advertised letters for week ending
Feb. 26, 1916: Armstrong, Miss Edna;
Bair, Miss L.; Barker, Mrs. W. M.,
Barkhurst, Mrs. Pearl; Carlson, J. P.;
Clark. Charles W. Mrs.; Davis, Miss
Edith; Davidson, C. F ; Ferguson,
Burt; Hill, F ; Kettle, F. C.; Krein,
Miss A. L.; Kelly, Miss Ethel; Lewie,
Mrs. Marrie; Marshal), G. B.; Mason,
E. J.; Mavara. John; Olson, Mrs. C.
E.; Peterson, Dorothy; Pettys, J. A.;
Reedfield, Bert; Btober, Mrs. C.; Tay
lor, Geo. W.; 96 25-67th Ave.; 6304-
Geo. W. Spring, Poetmaster.
New industries are coming to the
state, and in many towns the erection
of new buildings and new plants have
Everywhere in tbe
state are the signs of steady, consistent
and encouraging growth.
Dyer Company of Cleveland, O., have
the contract for erecting a 8600,000
sugar factory near Giants Pass.
Portland is to have a new vaudeville
theatre to cost 8425.000
Annually enough watei goes to waste
in the Umatilla River to irrigate
100,000 acres of land.
The taxpaying industry started up
Feb. 20th. and payments may be made
in two installments without penalty.
The Dallas Commercial Club is boost
ing a tank factory at that place.
Cheap capital and abundance of farm
labor to raise crops and clear land are
necereary for the development of the
state and its industries.
Monmouth gets a 85000 co-operative
Roseburg is planning a 875,000 high
North Powder wants te bfold a new