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CLUB INITIATES NORTHWESTERN EARLY MORNING FIRE BOYS VOTE
RAILROAD MOVE TOURIST ASSOC’N
TO CONTINUE on fiFcfli'enua
Adjourned Meeting of Improvement local Club Participates in Meeting of Volunteer tire Department Called Out Il fort Made Io Disband Volunteer
Delegates In Preliminary Session
Club Meets At Kenworthy’s Mon
01 Snug Beds At 2:00 d. m.,
fire Department On Account of
day Night—Good Session.
of Wide-Spread Importance.
Io Wood-Ilf I Eire.
Attac ks O d f. R. Peterson.
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PETERSON CALLEO ASSET STATES AND PROVINCE OLARTER-MILE FROM CITY
Committee Reports And letters Writ Oregon. Washington. And Province of Run Made With Hose Cart—Some Re Rather Than leave Residents Without
ten Show Club Active In Diversi
British (olumbld United In Plan
turn lor Chemical-lire Put
Protection Department Contents
fied Ways to Boost District.
Io Attract Tourists.
Out With Buckets.
Itself With Resolution.
“Lents ought to have Ix'tter railroad
F. R. Foster and J. 8. Fox were the
facilities’’ was the burden of th«* regular i delegates in attendance at an important
we«*kly meeting of the Denta Improve meeting called by the Portland Cham
meni Club last Monday. A plan was ber of Commerce in the Oregon building
launched to investigate the amount of , last Saturday for the purpm* of plan
local tonnage, the freight rates, and the ning as to Oregon's part in the proposed
amount of tonnage which would be Ì Northwestern Tourist Aiaax-iation. The
available if a cut-off, transfer line were States of Oregon and Washington have
«»nstruded connecting the Southern , each appropriated the sum of $45,000
Pacific and Oregon-Washington Rail- i ; and Mark Woodruff, the tem|»>rary
roads, and passing through Lents. It chairman of the meeting, announced
was the opinion of some who were pres that the British Columbia 1 Parliament
ent that thia project was quite feasible, w as now in session and was e>pecte«i
and a local engin«x*r agreed to investi appropriate its share. $22,500.
gate the details, and if reports wen* a»
R. W. Sawyer, of Bend wa» choen
favorable as he anticipateli I h * was of the Chairman of the meeting, and Mark
opinion that capital could l>e interested Woodruff. Secretary. The discussion
in this project. He was empowered to dealt chiefly with the best way of spend
act on behalf of the Club, and was ing the appropriations, and the con
promised such assistance as the mem census of opinion undoubtedly favored
bers could give. He will report at a hiring an advertising expert to spend
H, day of days! Shall hearts •ubsequent meeting.
time stud) itig the greatest assets of the
The Committee which was appointed ' whole district anil the best ways to get
No ’ minstrel rapture" find for thee! at a previous meeting to look into the | : the fact before the travelling public in
possibilities of improving 65th avenue other parts of the union.
Thou art the sun of other days.
were informed that a date had bei*n
A resolution was passe I asking each
They thine by giving back thy rays. i made for tlieni by the Secretary to call County Court ami Commercial organiza
| on the Roadmaster the following morn- tion throughout the state to submit a
Enthroned in thy sovereign sphere, j ing.
list of industries, resources and scenic
The delegatee to the meeting called by attractions to the Oregon directors of the
Thou ahedd'st the light on all the
| the Portland Chamber ol Commerce re Northweetem Tourist Association for
them to pass upon and revise if neces
Sundays by thee more glorious break. ported the result of their visit.
Two committees not being ready with sary so as to put it in the lieet possible
An Easter day in every week.
reports, were held over until the next shape to attract tourists
meeting. They were the committee to
A. E. Todd, Mayor of Victoria, B. C.,
And week days, following in their look into the estimate» on improving
is the President of the Association,
88th street, and the committee to raise Herbert Cuthbert of Victoria, Secretary,
The fullness of thy blessing gam
a fund for publication of Booster cuts on J. C. Ainsworth of Portland is Treasurer,
Till all, both resting and employ.
behalf of the Club.
and the First Vice-President is Emery
Be one Lord's day of holy joy.
The following resolution was unan Olmstead, also of Portland. The head
imously pained : “ Resolved, that this quarters are to tie in Seattle, Wash.
Then wake, my soul, to high desires. Club goes on record expressing confi- Each state and the Province of British
: dence in F. R. Peterson aa a citizen and Columbia has eight members of the
An earlier light thine altar fires.
The world some hours is on her way, business man. We consider him to be Board of Director», and two members of
' a credit to the community. one who the finance committee. The two mem
Mor thinks on thee, thou blessed day.
i always has the interests of the district at bers for Oregon, appointed by Governor
heart, and a business man who has Withyconibe are W. J. Hoffman and
Or, if she thinks, it is in scorn.
i made goo I.
Phil Metschan Jr.
The vernal light of Easter morn
•tReeolved that a copy of this lie fur
To her dark gaze no brighter seems nished to the press.”
Than reasons or the law's pale
The next meeting will be held at Ken
worthy’s Monday, April 9, at 8:00 p. m.
“Where is your Lord?" she scornful
“V/h t » i- ij hire? We know his
Sons of a king ye boast to be.
Let us your crowns and treasures
ELMER ELLIOT I PASSES
SEVERAL BOGUS CHECKS
Amateurish Methods Soon Bring Ar
rest—local firms Victimised—
Penalty The Navy.
We in the words of truth reply
(An angel brought them from the
“Our orown, our treasure, ia not
Certain busineee men of Lente have
been made to figure as the innocent ac
Tii stored above the highest sphere. complices of a forger who launched bis
' game in the Sunnyside and Arleta dis
"Methinks your wisdom guides amiss
tricts, but owing to the amateur meth
To seek on earth a Christian's bliss.
ode employed was easily detected before
We watch not now the lifeless stone.
a great deal of damage had resulted.
Our only Lord is risen and gone.”
Yet even the lifeless stone is dear
For thoughts of him who late lay
And the base world, now Christ hath
Ennobled is and glorified.
No more a charnel home, to fenee
The relict of lost innocence,
A vault of ruin and decay—
The imprisoning atone is rolled
He gave the name of Elmer Elliott and
hie residence as 43rd and E. Harrison
Sts Three of the checks which he suc
ceeded in getting cashed bore the signa
ture of A. D. Kenworthy, one of Mc
Kinley A Bundy and one of the I^nts
Fuel Co., and the sums ranged in
•mounts from |Ió to *18. He repre
sented himself as having been in the
employ of A. D. Kenworthy. He is 27
years of age. He gave as the reason
for the forgeries that he had been sick
and unable to secure work. He pleaded
guilty to the charge. It is probable he
will be given an opportunity of joining
'Tis now a cell, where angels use
To come and go with heavenly news
Gllrose Parent-leacher Meeting.
And in the ears of mourners say,
The regular meeting of the Gilroee
"Come, see the place where Jesus
Parent-Teacher Association will he held
at 3:00 Friday attern »on, April 13th, in
"Tis now a fane, where love can find the school auditorium. «Mrs. J. W.
Hawkins, member of the Child-Welfare
Christ everywhere embalmed and
I Carnmittee, will give an interesting talk.
- Miss M. Davie will give a paper on “Hot
Aye gathering up memorials sweet
Lunches for School Children.” AH
Where’er she sets her duteous feet. I members and friends are urgently re
quested to be present.
Ona Way of Decorating Eggs.
I saw my Polish washerwoman care
fully saving the little bits of wax from
some honey which I had given her for
her lunch, says a writer In the New
York Malt I laughed at her and asked
her, ‘‘What for?" She answered, "Me
make pretty eggs.” I finally got out
of her limited English that she melted
the wax and put it on the eggs. Then
she drew figures In the wax and boiled
the eggs In various color»—a kind of
crude etching. She brought me some
egg» test Easter, and they were really
very pretty. Her delight when I gawp
her a chunk of paraffin with which to
coat the eggs was like that of a child.
Gilrose School Entertainment.
A basket social and entertainment
will be given at the school house at
Gilbert station Saturday evening. April
14th, at 8:00 o’clock. All are invited
and a good time assured. Some of the
leading citizens of Gilbert and Beiroee
are taking part in the entertainment.
The following will appear in the cast of
characters: Mesdamee Shannon, Steiger,
Calkins, Farnsworth. Walker, Gilbert,
Goodwin, Lowe, Ferris, Schuman, Hay
garth and Kirkman; and Messrs Burns,
Hurst, Steiger, Lowe, Walker, Good
win and Gilbert.
Officers Elected And Yedfly Reports
Given At Well Attended Church
Banquet fuesday Night.
The annual congregational meeting of
Church waa held in the basement of the
church Tuesday evening, the 3rd inst.,
a banquet being served for this oc
casion. There was a large attendance,
it being estimated that over 100 were
Yearly reports were given for all de
partments of the church, revealing a
very flourishing condition along all
lines. Finances for the year had all
been brought up in good shape, a
balance being reported in the treasury
and all bills paid.
The following officer» were elected to
serve during the coming year: Ray
burn Edwards, elder; Tho». Malloy,
Jno. R. Hughe» and H. C. Forbes,
trustees; J. A. Hollingworth, choister;
Neil Robertson, organist; C. K. Batters,
Sunday School superintendent; E. B.
Woodyard, financial secretary of the
church; (treasurer to be elected by the
The following superin
tendents of departments were also
elected for the Sunday School; Be
ginners, Mrs. J. H. Zehrnng; primary,
Mrs. A. J. Hollingworth; junior, Mrs.
Jas. McLoney; home department, Mrs.
J. Jones; cradle roll, Mrs. W. H. Amos;
ushers, Everett Rarnsey and Edward
Dr. W. H. Amos is the pastor of this
church, having served in that capacity
for three ami one-half years. The
church has been established for about
eleven years, and has a membership of
Dr. S. W. Seaman presided over the
yearly meeting and gave an address.
Dr. Seaman is pastor of Hope Presby
terian Church, of Montavilla.
dresses were also given by Dr. Amo»
and Wilaon Benefiel, member of the
Board of Church Extension.
Easter services will lie held on Sun
day. A program will be rendered by
the Sunday School at 9:45, follower] by
communion service and reception of
new members. The Amphion Male
Chorus will render special music, The
topic for the morning sermon will be
“ Resurrection of the Body.” In the
evening the pastor will take for hie
subject, “Power for Witness.”
One of thorn* “aggrauoying" calls
The regular bi-monthly meeting of tlie
routed the Fire Department out of bed Lents Volunteer Fin* Department last
at 2:00 a. tn., Wednesday morning. The night was an unusual one. There arc
fire proved to Is* about a quarter mile 24meinbon; almost all wrrv prveent.
outside ot the city limits near the Gill«*rt Besides the regular routine bu»itu*os, call
Road, and believing it to be ciower than ing o! roll of tiremen and reports of tin*»
it proved to be the l*epartment started attend«*«!, etc., a nwilution was sub-
out with the hose cart instead of Un* mitted calling u|»>n the Society to die
chemical engine. When it was found band on «M*count of what wen* (ell to tie
that it could not he reached by hose a unwarranted attacks against
part of the De;>artment started back for Peterson, a niemlier of tin* oor|>s.
the chemical, while the n*st tried to lo
After considerable discussion it was
cate the seat of the tire. The smoke felt that nothing would Is* gain<**l by
was so thick, and the fumes proved to I m * such action, and the district would la*
so overcoming that it was some little left without fin* protection, »<> it was
time liefore it could be found that the unanimouMly decidix! to lamaiu intact
blaze itaelf was in the shaft of a w<Mxi as a Fin* Department, and work for the
lift. When once located it was soon put l»*t terment ol tin* servi«*e.
out with the old-ta»hion«sl bucket
The following n*M>lution was passed
expnsaiiiig the feelings of the Fire boys
The house lielonged to R. Monteitte Vith reference l<> the Peterson matter
and tile damage »»« ««tinialcd to be
“Resolved, that the la*nb< Volnntivr
alMiut *200, fully covered by insurance. Fin* Department protests against the
Easter fires, established in
Eight memliers of the Fire l*e;>arltneut action of a few resident» ot lente in
responded. Harry Burnham was over their unwarranted attack» against one ,
honor of the sun, form a fea i i
come by smoke. The probability is that of our number, F. R. Peterson. We I
ture of Easter observance in
there was some carbide in the bouse hendiy go on nx-ord as having atisolute
parte of Great Britain,
Wm. Anderson also felt considerable confiilenc« in him as a Fin*man, a busi-.
where bonfires are quite com-
effects of the smoke.
neas man, and a public-spirited citisen.
We lielicve that his efforts are reopons- ■
moa in early spring. Effigies
ible, to a larg«* degn*e for the ineasun*
of Judas were annually bunt
of tire protection shared by II kmc who ,
ed in Athens on Eaater Bun-
have brandtxl him as a public nuisance.
until the | fovemmeat pro
We have no hesitation in declaring all
ouch statements to lie false, narrow-
minded, unpatriotic, thankless ami not
Fraaer la "The Golden
Bad Cold Contracted While Visiting representative of the opinions of the Bough” states that about 100
lietter citizens of fz-nts who are in poe-
In Eastern Oregon Ends fatal
yean ago the custom at Al-
session of the full facts.
thennsbeTg, la upper Bavaria,
ly—Weak Heart Is Cause.
‘‘Resolved, that this Volunteer Fin"
was u follows: On the after-
¡H*partment, instead of disbanding nut
boob of Eaater Saturday boys
E. W. Elrod, o( 6335-92nd street. a of disgust for such contemptible crili- i
collected wood, which they
prominent resident of Lents. died at his cisms, redouble their efforts of saving.
piled in a oornfleld. while in
home Monday morning, after an illneea the lives and pr<>|>erty of the residents of ;
of about one month, death coming very this community, as well as defending
the middle of the pile they set
suddenly at the last as he waa con the reputations of those comprising the I
up a tall wooden cross all
sidered to 1« improving, although from corps. ”
swathed in straw. After the J
LENTS VOI.I NTEER FIRE DEIT.
the first hi» condition was considered
evening service they lighted »
By W. E. Goggins, Fire Chief.
aa critical. Heart failure waa the con
lanterns at the consecrated can
W. J. Boland, Secretary.
tributing cause of death.
dle In th» church and ran with
In hia earlier life Mr. Elrod waa a
at full speed to the pyre.
farmer. Between the years 1895 and
The first to arrive set fire to
1!O> he was active as a wheat grower in
the heap. No woman or girl I
Moro, Sherman County, Oregon. In
might come near the bonfire, j
I 1906 he settled in lent*, where he has
! since resided except for a period of two
but both could watch it from '
years which he devoted to the develop
a distance. As the flames rose ;
ment of a dairy farm in Washington Committee from Improvement Club
the men and lads shouted, "We 3
County. He was a large man, of com
burning the Judu!”
Walts On Roadmaster io Secure
manding personality and energetic in
the development of the enterprises of
Relief and Gets Surprise.
the community with which he was
Eaater Egg Game.
When your friend» come tn play with
Tuesday morning a delegation form
E. W. Elrod was born in Indiana in
1855. In 1873 he married Amanda the Improvement Club waited on the you during the Baxter holiday« select
Elder, two years later moving to Iowa, Roadmaxter’s office in the Court House a loader The lender stands In the cen
ter of a circle Each player hold» out
and from there to Minnesota in 1880. to see if the county could be |M-rsUaded hl» hands, palm» upward, and upon
coming to Moro in 1896. His first wife to came to the relief of the resident* of eat h of them the leader places au Eas
died in 1894, while the family were re 65th avenue (formerly Mt. Scott stnx-tl ter egg. The leader then goes around
siding in Moro. In 1899 he married a.« that thoroughfare is fast becoming the circle, catching up the eggs In turn
Elizalieth Chambers, who survives him, impassable. To their surprise it was and trying to atrlko them upon the
together with his daughters, Mrs. L. K. learned that thia portion of the street, hand» that hold them.
Each one tries to withdraw bls hands
Moore, of Portland; Mr». G. M. Frost, namely from *2nd to irjnd atreet* waa
of Ashland, and Mildred Elrod; also not a county road, and the county could before they are struck. The sama lead
three sons, J. O. Elrod, of Portland, therefore do nothing aliout it. The er continues until he Is able to strike
D. W. Elrod, of Hpokane and Claire Roadmaster’s office lielievcs that appli some one’s hand«, whereupon the vic
cation to the City Commissioner« would tim must take his place. If one’s
Elrod, of San Francieco.
Mr. Elrod realized that his condition bring little encouragement. They be band» are withdrawn and the egg falls
to the ground because of a feint on the
was critical, but he took consolation in lieve that if the residents would grade
part of the leader It Is as If hia hands
the fact that he had given two boys in
received the blow. At the end of the
one day to the service of his country, proltably macadamize it.
game the eggs can lie eaten.
hie son Claire leaving Bunday evening
for San Francisco tor the purpose of
O'er all tho earth the F.astor bolls are
entering the navy, and D. W. filing
papers tor a commission in the U. 8.
From arctlo onows to troplo lalea eo fair.
Where Easter lilies, their white centers
Funeral services were conducted this
Rich fragrance pour upon the balmy air.
afternoon in Finley’s Undertaking
A most delightful social event occurred O’er all tho earth a myriad hnppy voteoe
parlore, Rev. F. M, Jasper, pastor of
With loyoua greeting» hall the Eaater
Lents Methodist Church officiating, in the 8. Mt. Tabor districton the even
ing ol March 2Hth, at the home of Mr. "Dosth
interment in Riverview cemetery.
reigns no more,” the chorus glad
and Mrs. H. C. Pettit, 7020 30th Ave. H.
E., the occasion being their loth wed "The Lortl hath risen! Life the grave
doth senrn "
ding anniversary. The house was la-au-
—Mary 1. Safford In New York Sun.
tifully decorated, pink and green com
Bo Careful With Pork.
prizing the color scheme. A lieautiful
safe to cat any form of pork
tray and sewing basket were presented
Right Rev. Walter Taylor Sumner, to Mr. and Mrs. Pettit as mementoes of lu the raw state, including dried or
Bishop of Oregon, will make hia annual the occasion. A delicious luncheon waa smoked sausage» and ham. All pork
viaitation to St. I’aul’a Episcopal Church served at the conclusion of the even- u»cd as food should be cooked thor
at Woodmere, on Easter Sunday, April ings’a festivities. Five Hundred was oughly, ns otherwise trichinoeie 1» like
played, music being a le« turn of the ly to result. Cooking kill» the minute
8th, at four o’clock p. m.
Bishop Sumner is one of the beet ora program as well. Mrs. Negleetach and organism» which call»» thia deadly dis-
tors in hia church and ia well known in Mr. Davis won the first prizes and Mrs. ease and makes them harmless when
the East, being a native of New Hamp Ruggles and Mr. (Haas won the conio- subject to u temperature of 140 de
shire. In Chicago he waa known aa one lation prizes. The following were pres grees Fahrenheit or higher. To be
of Chicago's leading men In hia work in ent: Mr. anil Mrs. Neglestach, Mr. and safe, cook pork well, until it has lost
the alums and vice district, aa well as in Mrs. Geo. Root, Mr. and Mrs. Glass, its red color through all portion».—Ex
liia work aa a school director. St. I'aul’s Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Davis, Mr. and Mrs.
miaaion considers itself fortunate to se O. Hass man, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Pol-
cure the Bishop for Easter, but like the worth, Mr. and Mrs. Collins Mr. and
Gold was known from the earliest
late Bishop Scadding, hia heart is in Mrs. Ruggles, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. l-ea- b la torte timen and la mentioned In the
Missions as well aa in the large city dy, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. King, Mr. and eleventh verae «T the second chapter
Mrs. A. J. Htimpson, Mr. and Mrs. H. of Genesis At flrat it waa chiefly uaed
Special music will tie rendered and the Clotta. Mr. and Mrs. Price. Mr. and for ornamenta. The trade of the gold-
church decorated with Eaater lilliea ami Mrs. Hochscheid, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. atnlth la nientlontxl In the fourth verae
palma. The public ia invited to attend Woodard, Mrs. C. Miller, Mrs. Hay of the aeventeenth chapter of Judge«
the service and hear Bishop Sumner. garth, Mrs. Limebaugh, Misses May In connection with the overlaying of
The church ia situated at Woodmere on and Florence Hoffman and Mr. and Idols with gold leaf.
the Mt. Scott line.
PNEUMONIA CARRIES OFF
E. W. ELROD SUDDENLY
SIXTY-FIT TH AVENUE
NOI A COUNTY ROAD
PLEASING SOCIAL EVENT
LEARNED PRELATE TO
VISIT LOCAL CHURCH