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About Mt. Scott herald. (Lents, Multnomah Co., Or.) 1914-1923 | View Entire Issue (March 8, 1917)
Farm and Grange Notes
Evening Star Grange.
Evening Star Grange met in its usual
■ xshioii on Saturday, March 3rd, with a
Tin* afternoon program was unuaiially
interesting. Mrs. T. J. Horgan of the
Oregon Conservatory of Music was pres
ent and reudrrwd two of her own oom*
poaitluos on the piapo. One waa en
titled "On the Cam pita,” and the other
Four 41111« girls from tlx« llndaon
■tfbool gave two pleasing aongs.
Mr. F. M. Heath gave some very
Mr, A. L. Barber, eity auditor, lold
alxiut the need of "(lily and County
Consolidation.** He spoke from ex-
lierirnce, telling of many duplications.
Many thouaaiida of dollar* of the tax
payers money can be saved by consolida
tion and he hoped that it would come to
It has proved to lie a amices* in
many eastern cities, so why not hare in
Portland and Multnomah county.
Miss Pauline Pease talked on the all
absorbing topic, "High Cost of Living.**
She told how to purchase with care, buy
ing the good and needed materials for
‘food; leaving out the me-lcxs, the
premiums and the sluff of but little
I><> not alway* buy
the highest priced, the cheaper may lie
just a* good
Hbe advised u* to study
our daily need*, and provide accordingly.
Mr Itoliert* of Columbia County, Mr*,
Ben vie of Milwaukee and Mr. I. L. Bar
ber were present and gave very pleasant
an<l helpful talk*.
This Grange will give a public enter
tainment in its hall on Friday evening,
Pleasant Valley Grange.
arrangement« (or entertaining Pomona
Grange, which maata with Pleasant
Valley Grange an tlx; third Wednesday
The appropriations of |3’>OO.iXi secured
by Stab« Senator Lewis of the Mult
nomah County Fair, Gresham, has
caused all the (¡ranges in this part of
the country to prick up their ears, tor
they feel that It will now lie [xmxible for
the Fair to give Grange premium* of
1260.00 each for high point winner*.
Fairview Grange, under Master Stone,
liad a very full meeting last Saturday,
*t which time the Fair proposition waa
thoroughly <liaciu*«<<l and committee*
ap|M>inted. Fairview Grange won the
first prise two year* ago and are de-
termined to repeat tills fall. They have
already nerved notice on the balance of
the Grange« in the county to that effect.
County Agent Hail waa on hand at
the meeting, taking notes of everything.
His«ennation must have been a queer
one, for lie has alxiut ten Grange* in
the county, every one of which will ex-
pect him to be their next best friend.
Ixxiks a* if it waa going to I*’ neiiwary
for him to la< a centipede in order to Oil
all tlie demands on his time. There is
probably no section of Oregon which
ha* a more fertile soil than that along
the Columbia Slough when* members of
the Fairview Grange mostly Uve. As
a rule they confine themselves to a few
standard crops, but this year they will
put ill small patch«-* of all the different
gram* ami vegetable* grown ju*t to show
the |KM*i bi lilies of their section and to
help them make au attractive exhibit nt
Gresham. If all the other Granges in
the county go into the matter with the
name spirit as doe« Fairview, the Mult
nomah County Fair Uiis year will tie
one of the I m «1 ever and will ilemonstrate
thoroughly to outside people the poe-
•ibililiee of agriculture in this part of
tlie state.—Portland Uve Stock Report
Then- wa* a gissi attendance at Grange
last Saturday notwithstanding the
stormy weather conditions. An lAtcel-
lent literary and musical urogram was
renderai, the readings given in com
memoration of the anniversaries of the
birth* of Washington and Lincoln were
especially Utting for the occasion. Lee-
tarer Mr*. 11. E. Poppleton was in
charge. Committee* were appointed to
I xnm in egg* from handling make* a
make arrangement* to enter an exhibit big bill, for it is difficult to sell an egg
at the county fair next fall, and to make with a broken abell. A farmer in Illi
nois has discovered a way to nave this
waste. He saved the broken egg* for a
week and mended them with gum srabic
sticker*. He then put them in a small
incubator and lighted the lamp. From
forty-eight eggs, twenty-nine chickens
were hatched. So successful has he
been that lie now run* three small in-
cnbator* to lake care of the egge which
would otherwise have tx*en a total loss.
anxious to induce the farmers and stock
men of the country to adopt, fkxik keep
ing is not the complicated tiling that it
I* usually aup|Mia«*i to lie. Common
knowledge of language and arithmetic
is all that I* nec insary.
Every fanner «hould know what it
coats him to raise a ton of bay, a bushel
of wheat, a work horse, a sack of pota-
ti**<, a milk cow, or anything that lie
raises or wislte* to raise. He should
know wnat the ton of hay is worth to
him it fed to the horse* or the cow;
what the sack of potatoes is worth to
him if fed to the cow or the pig*; what
tlie bushel of wlx>at Is worth to him if
fe<l to the chickens or the stock. He
ahould know whether Ute cow • he is
keeping is paying for her pasture and
bay and ituMdental expense, and if
another cow that lx; might keep would
pay him more for the same feed and
care. There are a thousand thing* tlrat
he *hould know—that he alxvdutely
must know if Im is to Niieceed, unless lie
was liorn under a lucky star, that in
sures him auecM) without effort on hie
Bpecitlc information can la* bad on the
analysis of the business of the farm and
tlie keeping of cost and return account*
by applying to the I’nited States de
partment of agriculture at Washington,
I). 0., or by addressing the farm ex
tension department of the college or
university in the state.
Eggs that hatch well come from hen»
that have good vitality.
The reproiuctive organs ot the hen
are apparently very sensitive. A hen
may produce well, but not reproduce
The fact that a hen lay« well does not
necanxariiy imply that her eggs will hatch
well and her chick» grow well.
The hen that nistles for a living, lay»
a nestful of egg» in the lence corner,
batches every egg and rear» every chick,
if cooped up in a house and fed and
cared for well doe« not always, if ever,
produce good hatchable eggs, The hen
that han tile litierty to range over the
fields will produce eggs that will hatch
well and chick» that will grow well—J. D.
LENTS MERCANTILE CO
SUCCESSORS TO COFFMAN & SPRING
Wish to introduce themselves to the people of Lents and vicinity.
This firm is comprised of
CLYDE E. SAGER
As GENERAL MANAGER, with
0. E. Lent, S. D. Campbell, T. J. Kreuder and
As OTHER DIRECTORS
TheFormal Opening Will Be
Held Saturday, March 10th
The entire COFFMAN & SPRING stock
Together with the largest individual order that Mason-Ehrman &
Co. ever delivered at one time are attractively displayed.
Two Professional Store Decorators and Window Dressers
from Portland have been busy all week making such a transforma
tion of Katzky’s Old Store as will astonish you.
The shelving has all been put in new and the place painted a
Come and See the “FLAP-JACK MAN” Make Hot Cakes
Katzky’s Old Store ■ "™“
At the Evangelical Church special ef
fort is being put forth throughout the
month of March, in harmony with the
city-wide plans of ‘‘go-t6-chureh"month,
as outlined by the Ministerial Associa
tion. H|>ecial music is always an at- sonage Monday evening A social hour
tractive feature of the Sunday services,
enjoyed at the conclusion of the
Mayor Overliolwn of Oklahoma City more than usual attention being given business session,
is a tieliever in agricultural activity, and to this interesting part of the program
in order to stimulate enthusiam in school during the present month. On Sunday (
children for practical agricultural educa morning Rev. Hornschuch will take for
tion, he has offered a prize of a five- his topic, “Aaron and Hur Staying the
The usual services will be held on
pasxengei machine to the boy or girl I Hand* of Moses." The general public Sunday. The pastor, Rev. Riley, will
among tile fourteen thousand school are always cordially and warmly wel- preach both morning and evening. The
children of his eity who prixluces the
topic of the morning sermon will be,
greatest profit from his vacant-lot gar
“Danger Lines in the Deeper Life."
dening during tlie coming summer. Il
Rev. Riley occupied the pulpit of the
is reported that the earth of Oklahoma
| Sunnyside Friends Church on Sunday
City is being torn open in a fury of ex
Next Sunday will lie a very special
evening last, owing to the illness of the
day in Methodist circles of Lent*. Rev.
pastor. Geo. V. McClure occupied the
Paints and Kalsomine Brushes loan
M. B. I’arounagian, of Salem, Sunday
pulpit of the local church.
Analyze I he Business.
School Missionary for the Oregon Con
ed free. Ask Hedge at
The monthly business meeting of the
Busmens men in the city always keep ference will be preaent throughout the
Endeavor was held at the
in their buainesM in a majority of case*. Parotinngian know what a treat is in church on Tuesday evening, A very
< >n the farm it in the exception rather ■tore for them; a most delightful sur pleasant social hour followed the busi
than the rule for Ixxiks to be kept. prise is in store for those who have jot ness session.
The Ladies' Missionary Society met,
DONT BLAME THE HORSE Where miccesn is made in farming it is lia<l that pleasure. Among the musical
I made in spit«* of this lack of careful features of the morning service will be a for an all-slay session with Mrs. Riley |
It's more than likely lie can't help check on the business rather than be duet by Misses Luzvlle and Frances on Tuesday. The morning was devoted
stumbling or calking himself. You'd cause of it. and where farming fails it is Kearney. In the evening Mr. Parouna-I to sewing.
A mid-day banquet was;
■tumble, too, if vou wore misfit shoes
often tiecHiise tin* tanner does not know ginn will give his address, "From Ar served, the mission study class conven-
We Fit the Shoe to the Foot
wlmt the various line* of the business menia to America.’’ The Male Quar ing in the afternoon. “Early Protes-1
Home smiths tit the foot to ‘tlie cost or what they produce.
tette will give two selections in the tant Missions of Wie Eighteenth Con-1
shoe—which may lie all right for ttie
Th«* allsolute necessity of n keeping of evening. If you do not appreciate your tury” was the topic discussed. Mrs. i
«hoe, but Rol’GH GN THE FOOT
account* to insure against unwise and country, you will after you have heard Jasper, of the Methodist Church, was
Try u* on ttint stumbling horse.
unprofitable undertakings Ims led tlx* this lecture. Mr. Parounagian will ad present and contributed a solo to the i
MATT GREENSLADE, Blacksmith
I'niteil States department of agriculture dress the young |>eople of the church in program which was very much appreci
Foster Road and 93d St.
I to prepare a simple, definite, clear sys the League room at an afternoon ser ated.
tem of farm lMx>kk«*eping. which it is vice.
The ladies of the church very pleas- !
— The Helping Hand class will enter antly surprised Mrs. Geo. V. McClure
tain the young men's class on Saturday at her home on 91st St. Monday after
evening at the home of Misses Ruby and noon, the occasion being her biithday.
Gladys Woodworth. The teacher of the A most delightful social time was en
class, Mrs. Wallace, will lx* chaperone. joyed, supplemented J by plenty of
A splendid progrtim is being arranged, "eats," so essential to the success of
in addition to which a social time will such an occasion. In departing they
lie enjoyed ami refreshments served.
left behind them as a reminder of the
Mt. Scott Methodism was well repre occasion a beautiful set of dishes of
sented at the Centenary Church Tues dainty design. Needless to say Mrs.
day evening,, at which time the McClure was delighted with this splen
mortgage of the Portland Methodist did gift.
Deaconess Home was burned
Those noted evangelists, Bud Robin
church was tilled to capacity and from son and Milton Williams, are in the city
beginning to end the service was in endeavoring to arrange for a union tab
in its character. Much re ernacle meeting later in the Spring. The
Hundreds of the 1917 prize designs to
gret was felt at the absence of Bishop former will speak at the Piedmont I
choose from. Homes, barns, churches,
Hughes, who is in Eastern Washington Friends Church Sunday morning. They '
silos, sheds, hog and poultry houses,
missed his train by four minutes, will both speak at a union mass meet- |
creameries, elevators, etc.
thereby tailing to reach the city in time. ing at Centenary Methodist Church in
We make it our business to help you
l)r. Stansfield, of First Church, gave a tiff* afternoon.
get What you want at the lowest cost.
brief address. Also 0. W. DeGraff, of
Woodlmvn Church, and <>. V. Radley,
Special prices on sawed or split Cedar Posts
of Sunnyside Church, both members of
the Board of Trustees, gave interesting
addresses. To Mrs. Esther Waldfogel,
Even in ordinary life the un
the donor of the first 91,000 toward the
selfish people are tSe happiest—
building of the Home, was given the
those who work to make others
honor of burning the mortgage.
happy and who forget them-
enthusiasm, was manifested throughout
eelves. The dissatisfied people
Quality First, Service Always.
are those who are evoking hap-
pineea for themselves.—Mrs. Be-
9418 Foster Rd.
Dr. W. W. Yotingson, presided.
The monthly business meeting of the
Epworth League was held at the par-
5805 92d SL, S.E.
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 being the case, it should have your closest attention in order that
you eat RIGHT. But vou 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.
591« 92nd Street
(Successor to McKinley A Co.)
Hay, Grain, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Chicken Feed
and Supplies of all Kinds. Wood, Coal and
Briquettes. Meat Scraps and Grit
GIVE YOUR WHEE1 L A SPRING TONIC
We Handle Bicycle Supplies and
Copeland Lumber Co.
0326 Foster Road
Tires and Repairs.
axel kildahl ,
Both Phon.., T*b. MÄ. DM
8919 FOSTER ROAD