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About Mt. Scott herald. (Lents, Multnomah Co., Or.) 1914-1923 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1917)
countries have for year« practiced in
tensive farming, a system that is only
just Is'ginning to prevail in this country, i
Instead of being merely an experi-' held a social and dance at Bell Saturday
ment, intensive farming should Iw the evening.
rule. Nothing mon* fully demoiiNtrates
The Kendall Base Ball Club is to
the truth of this statement than a glance start activities with a dance at Bell
at the re«iilta obtained by the many corn Saturday night.
of the country. From all direc
2 size« : 5 Washings, lb cents ; 10
Friend« and neighltor* of Mr. and
tions come reports from these organiza
washings .’fl cent«
<«uarai)l« < <! : To wash virati in 10 tnln
Mr«. Hudson ol the Sunnyside road are
Ulva without rubbing Not to llijurr the
»*it»at delirate fabric« To remove ali «pota
bushels and more per acre has bean at sorry to learn they have gone away,
Nut to burl the I I I«
tained. Not only this, but the rejmrts having traded their farm home for a
contain no Injurious ch* mica la BAMHI ►
a «I». ia! offer wv will -L
coming from all sections of the country larger one near Crabtree, but our loss
■Jia’ order« to rvaldrnla of Uulu
are proof that almost any of our soil is will lie the gain of the community of
Home Products Co.
susceptible to just such improvement. their new location. The new occupant
Then then* is another important fea i" a Mr. Dickain.
ture to these big corn yields. It has
Friends of Mr». Mile« will tie glad to
been shown that they can lai prrsiuced know she is home from the hospital
at a sulsdantia) profit over and above where she went the first of the week
the cost ol preparing the land for their expecting to lie gone a week or more,
production. Careful records have i»een but the ailment was not as serious as
kept of all expenditures, and ill almost expected.
every instance the proceeds have much
Your corresjiondent is endeavoring to
mon* than paid the cost of bringing the increase the patronage of the Herald in
soil to its present state of fertility.
thia locality. Farmer* will find it well
If these results can lie obtained from worth the sul*cription price. Those go
(Hurcruuora to M S MAPI.FR]
Possibilities Of Our Soli.
an acre, or two or three, why not from ing to other localities will wish to keep
ten, or fifty, or a hundred acres? If in touch with their home community.
Art at your service. Tabor 5542
community that no feature of present they can la* obtained from
We formerly lived at Jefferson and still
PLUMBING and GASFITTING
day education is more potent for g<ssl to why not from a field? Why
continue to take the paper from that
Complete line of Plumbing Future« and this country than that now living ac all fields?
town although it is seven years since we 1
Suppile« al way« on hand
complished by the various agricultural I The deplorable truth is that too many left there and the sutiscription price is
•chisils and ex|»*riment«l stations anil of our farmers an* “necessity” farmer*. 50 cents a year more than that of the
They ask themselves, "How much do I Herald.
Twenty year« ago the "book farmer” need?” and then proceed to satisfy that
was hsiked upon as a visionary by a large need, and no more. They should rather
(Too late for laet issue.)
per cent of our farming population, ami ask, “How much can 1 get?" and then
The beautiful enow (nit) is with ua
is even yet »o regarded by some, though get all they can.
Il has lieen estimated that America rather late.
happily their number is small
Now the man who intelligently studies could feed the world if all her soil were
The Ladies’ Aid meets next week Fri
his soil with a view to determining its made to produce to its full capacity.
day, March 2nd, at Mra. Adamson’s.
What that capacity is, we are only They will aleo hold a social and «upper
need« i* coming to the front a* an
authority on matters agricultural. And just tieginning to discover.
and “get together’’ time on Saturday of
thia week at Battin school.
Repair Work a Specialty
Miller & McGrew
sing a good deal, too.”
“But what aleiut selecting the eggs
from euch a hunch of hens? Aren’t the
egg* all alike?"
“By no mean«. Home have the exact
■ize, color. iha|>e and condition of «hell
that Indicate good hatching of a «train
that will fill the egg basket next winter
with mighty attractive egg«.
Dryden, ol the O. A. C., Experiment
Station, from whom 1 got rny founda
tion stock, considers that the «ize,
color, and ihaja- of «hell are probably
hereditary, and 1« himself selecting one
strain of Barred Rock« for a white-
«helled egg. 1 am after a tyjie with a
livautiful |warl-pink «hell, and am
throwing out all «peckled «hell. Per-
ha|Mi thia 1« only my fad, but without a
fad a back-yard poultry fan is apt to lie
•‘And say," he concluded, “if 1 can't
get the hatching all done by the first of
April I «hall think I have but llttlf*
chance of getting winter layers."
FIRST CLASS WORK
Newsy Items from Nearby Towns
Mr. Pyle has a brood of young
chickene, nearly ready to fry. The
earlieat we have heard of thia season.
Mr. Vrooman is building an addition
to bia house and improving the interior.
It waa one of the former ho nes of the
the young mother* and their problems, little station settlement of four, only
Tremont. Kern Park, Arteta.
and her chief aim is to help such in one other remaining to the present
Little Hazel Wigan has been confined these meetings.
lime, Mr. Carsons having bought and
to her room for the past week with a
Mrs. Ward Swope will give the improved one of them for a home.
case of measles.
Franco« W illard day addrees before the
Some of our citizens are anxious to
Master Carl Jensen has been kept out Albina W. C. T. U., Tuesday. the 27th.
have Pacific phones installed, but it
’ of school this week on account of having
Mrs. Mary D. Russell, State Cor-
his tonsils removed
He is recovering res|icnding Secretary of the W.C. T. U., seems difficult to get over the Clacka
! nicely from the operation and will lie in i< quite ill at her home, Hope Gardens, mas line, this district being served by
the Milwaukee phone.
school again the first of next week.
This is good weather for grip and
Mrs. .lenuie M. Kemp, state presi
Mrs. A. Wan! ami son Eugene, of
on the wrong side of the
i Roseburg, is visiting her sister, Mrs. dent of the W.C. T. I'., ha* returned
from Salem, where she *»< in attend ledger, for those who have to be out
ance at the legislature.
The Mountain View Rels-kah Club is
A great drawback to this district
meeting this afternoon with Mrs Ihslgv.
the 10 cent car fare, although being
mile nearer Portland from the 5 cent
The many friends of Mr. Shoemaker,
limit on the Mt. Scott line.
Snow bound all right.
I especially in Odd Fellow mid Rebekah
circles, will regret to lenrn that he is
Snow fell here last week to the depth
still at tin* Good Samaritan Hospital mid of nearly two feet.
is not improving as satisfactorily as had
< flic of our weather prophets predicts
Mrs. John Howe and daughter. Ruth,
| Iss'ii hiqs-d.
that with the changing of the moon the
The house at the corner of 79th street last day of February, better weather of •'2nd street have gone to California to
spend a few months with Mrs. Howe's
and 1.5th avenue, formerly occupied by i condition* will prevail.
sister near Long Beach, when* it is
Mr. mid Mrs King, who conducted a
Big fall of snow nt this time of the ho|w*d by friends ami family that Mrs.
I small grocery has liven purchased re year means protection to grass and
cently by Mr Metcalf mid improved by grain, a* well as fruit, especially huckle Howe may regain her health. A recent
letter from them stand she is improving.
him until In* has quite a pretty, iiKxli'rti berries on the mountains.
They also said that was a country for
home among the trees.
Mrs. Freil, the landlady at the hotel, hard rains.
Mr. W. T. Wood and family. former will move to Portland soon, where her
Mrs. Pugh of 82nd street has recovered
| ly residing on Tilth street, but fur the husband has a home ready for her and
a severe attack of sickness.
past year living on a farm, have re the family. The bond will be taken
I turned to the city and taken the house over by C. W. (Dad) Miller ami wife,
Mr- Wright of 82nd street has been
at the corner of 48th avenue and 73d who will run it in connection with the , I on the sick list for two weeks.
Mr. Wood says lie has had store. The Millers run a first-class hotel
Woodmere school is preparing for an
farming enough to last him for n long in every respect. We are sorry to lose entertainment on Friday night,
Mrs. Freil as »lie is a good neighlsir and ! 2nd. in the school auditorium. Come
Mrs. E. K. Shaw, who lias spent the ready and willing to help everybody in along and help the Scouts. Woodmere
winter visiting relatives in the middle time of sickness and trouble.
always gives something g<xsi. Admis
west returned to Portland, Monday.
The H ih ’I i iioys. one mile west of sion 15 cents. Mr. Dickson and teach
Mrs. Bhaw visited a sister in Lincoln, Cherryville on Ce.lar Creek, grid U)0 ers always give the public a cordial wel-
Nebraska, and later accompanied by sacks of potatoes last week to a Portland | come and a good program.
her sister spent a month visiting rela party for $3.10 per sack. These potatoes
Mr. Blything is home from California
tives in south central Iowa. Mrs. Shaw were grown on less than otie acre of
he has ls*en building some houses
says she is very glad to get back to ground. Potatoes have been grown here
to quit on account of seven*
Portland. She experienced some real at the rate of 400 sacks to the acre.
winter while in Iowa, seeing the mer With the ground yielding abundantly cold weather.
cury drop from 10 above to 28 degrees and the ocean teeming with fish it seems
Mrs. F.lmer Woods of 66th avenue is
below zero within a period of twelve strange that there is so much hunger home again front the hospital when* she
hours. She reports all kinds of pro and poverty in the land.
has been very sick the past two weeks.
visions very high. Onions which an* a
Gen. Fred. Funsten, in one of his last
Ralph and George Howe an* sure good
luxury here were^elling at 317.00 per statement« said that it was inconceive- i rustlers and every one wishes them sttc-
sack in Lincoln. Nebraska, when she able that we allowed a few greedy mon- cess in their courageous undertaking of
left there the last ot the week.
sters to nail down the larger part of our their late father’s business. George is
Arleta W. C. T. U. friends will con wealth ami pass it on to their degenerate a gissl cook and Ralph can just handle
fer a great favor if they will bring all sons, and said further that something the dishes.
old magazines and papers not wanted must be done or we would travel the
Everything is quiet around the Fire
by themselves to the meetings of the same road to destruction as old Greece House these days.
W. C. T. U., held the first and third and Rome.
Mrs. Tibbils, of Rayburn avenue, who
Tuesdays of each month at the I.uckv
It is all very well to say that Billy has been seriously ill for the past two
Cottage, near Arleta Station, 64th street. Sunday only take« a voluntary contribu
weeks is now somewhat improved.
Community Mother« Meetings, are to tion for his services, but the ushers are
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be held twice a month nnder the warned at the iwyctiological moment
anepicee of the Arleta W. C. T. U.. tak bow beet to proceed to the beet advant
A DEPAKTWEN’T (’oMH (TED BY OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS
Up-to-date Hair Cutting
X'elvet Shave«, Razor Honing
S|iecial attention to children
FOSTER RD. and MAIN ST.
CICARB AND TOBACCO
Come in and enjoy the music
from our Edison \mberol«
PARLOR SUITS, Etc.
Here at Home
lliirness Mnkim ami Repairing.
Horse Blankets, Whips, etc.
Some see.nid hiind Harne—
For RELIABLE SHOE
REPAIRING call at the
CASH SHOE REPAIRING SHOP
Ht . near Woodstock Ave.
N. N. NYGAARD
Ladies' and Gents Fine Shoes
REPAIRING A SPECIALTY
9133 Foster Rd.
We (tvs "R A H” (irceli Trading Stamp*
(Under New Management)
Yonr Patronage Solicited
ing vital everyday topice for diecuMion. age. Your correspondent reported one
No wonder tome men are always eua-
Mrs. Geo, Merry, president of the of bia meetings for live weeks for a pieiona of other*. They know them
W. C. T. U., is especially iatenaud ia newspaper and knows his methods.
Hundreds of the 1917 prize designs to
choose from. Homes, bams, churches,
silos, sheds, hog and poultry houses,
creameries, elevators, etc.
We make it our business to help you
get what you want at the lowest cost.
Copeland Lumber Co.
Quality First, Service Always.
9418 Foster Rd.
THE THINGS YOU EAT
Make for Health or DI Health
Eat PURE foods, even if they do sometimes cost a fraction more.
Your health is priceless. But good health can never result from eating
We are located on “the hill” for your convenience.
We will appreciate your trade You need our goods.
H. C. CARVER, the Upper Main St Grocer,
We call and deliver
(Successor to C. J. Holway)
Anything in Galvanized Iron
that Can Be Made
STOVE-PIPES, elbows, stoves, furnace repairing.
CHICKEN SUPPLIES, such as Sanitary Fountains,
Grit and Shell Boxes, Hoppers and Troughs. GUT
TERING and Roofing. No job too small or too large.
A. S. PEARCE; The Tinsmith, Foster Rd. (Opposite P. 0.)
IN BULK AND PACKAGE
FOR FIELD AND GARDEN
Wizard Commercial Fertilizer
GROCERIES AT LOWEST PRICES IN LENTS
L. E. WILEY
9040 Foster Road
IS HALF YOUR LIFE
That living the case, it should have your closest attention in order that
you eat RIGHT. But von CAN’T eat right without the RIGHT EATS.
And that is where we shine. We have a wide reputation for
FINE MEATS FOR THOSE WHO CARE.
Our pride is centered in our quality.
If you CARE, come to the store that caters to THOSE WHO CARE.
5919 92nd Stnet