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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, July. 19 1917.
Subscription, $1.00 a Year
WOODMERE P. T. A.
NEWSY ITEMS FROM
SPECIAL SESSION CANNING ARE CLASSES
HELD IN LENTS
HOLD BUSY SESSION
DOWN THE LINE.
OF LENTS CLUB
Vegetables And Berries Subjects Of lodge (Joses A Very Successful Canning Club Started—Community
Chronicle of Weekly Events In Arleta
first Demonstration—Meals Io
Ierm—Delightful Social Hour
Sing to Be Given—food Con
And Kern Park Varied and Full
Lents Improvement Club Meets At
Dairyman Who Has Made Good Has
Be Ireated At Next Meeting.
servation Pledges laken.
Of Interesting Doings.
Kenworthy's And Considers lire
More Calls for Milk than He
The cl eases in canning and drying
Mountain View Rebekah lodge, of Ar
Protection, Ilghllnq And Rodds.
The Parent-Teacher Association of
Is Able to Supply.
ladles Encourage Cleaning Vacant
Lots, Mowing Parking And Light
ing Park Corner.
The Club inst Wednesday evening In
Kenworthy's |>arl<>r* with an attendance
of representative people on band. On
account of the sickness ol Mr. Fox,
J A. Dunbar wax appoinied Secretary
for the evening.
Mr. Kenworthy prevented the object
ol tlie meeting which included an effort
to eecure a paid Eire Department in
l.enta, some more light! for lent! on
darl^cornera and the conaideration of
tlie pavement of Foeter Road by the
The discussion of improved fire pro
tection by Mr. Goggins and others
showed that the City C mnnaaion would
perha|>e furnish thia auction with a good
truck which would carry plenty ol hose
and the chemical engine but would not
furnish us a paid atation at thia time.
It wax thought that the ¡’ark Com
missioner would favor a light at the
8. E. corner of the lente Park. Mr.
t.oggina wee appointed chairman of a
committee to interview the proper city
otticiala in regard to these matters and
If possible secure some of the things to
which we are entitled.
Mr. Bloyd was appointed to interview
the Dlatrict Attorney about the inter
pretation of the 1917 Road fatwa giving
the County Commiseioniera power to
use a part of the road taxes to pave
r<>a<ia even in Incorporated cities,
Lenta is. and has l>een for many
years, an important subdivision of Port
land and can secure many improve
ments if the people will stand together
and go after them. The Improvement
Club la ready to take the lead or to fol
low in thia matter. It desires the co-
ojieration of all
people" to the end that l-ents may be
come an ideal section for homes noted
for its comfort and conveniences.
The Club wishes to encourage the
movement for better streets and walks,
clean vacant lots and a lietter town
The Relief Board of tlie Rebakah
lodges of the city met at the 1. O. O. F.
Temple, First and Alder streets, on
Tuesday afternoon. The election of
officers for the ensuing term occurred at
this time. Mrs. Mary F. Whitney, of
Mountain View lodge, Arleta, was
elected President. Other officers are,
Christine Anderson, of I'topi# lodge,
vice-president; Esther Circle, of Rose
City lodge, re elected secretary; Etta
White, of Marietta lodge, treasurer.
SMAIL BOY WITH MATCH
An alarm of tire on Modday afternoon
called out the Lenta Volunteer Fire De
partment to the home of Arnold Hess,
on Foster Road where a stack contain
ing aixiut six tons of hay was destroyed.
A chicken house belonging to Mr.
Flanagan, adjoining the Hess place,
was also quite badly burned on one
aide, but was saved from total destruc-
The tire WM started by the little son
of Mr. Hess who secured a match and
lighting it dropped it in the hay, not
realizing the ruin which would result.
Prof. Hollingworth Entertains Pupils.
The members of the Arleta Studio of
Music Were entertained by their instruct
or, Prof. A. J. Ilollingwarth, ami wife at
their residence at 5140 tbith street, S E.,
Friday evening, July 14, 1917. There
were sixteen present and a fine musical
program was enjoyed. Those participat
ing were Mrs Mollet, Mrs Currie, Miss
Rose Wassnm, Miss Sadie Carlson, Miss
Sarah Buell, Messrs. Waugh, Klock,
Thompson, Currie, Freeman, Jennings
Hindi and wafers were
served, Mrs. Mollet presiding.
motive of this musical club is for mutual
advancement and definite improvement
in all students is noticed by tlie in
fruits, vegetables and meats which are
being carried on in the schools of the
city under the supervision of Miss Edna
Droves and a corps of proficient
domeetic science teachers, are attract*
Ing widespread attention and are prov
ing an invaluable aid to the housewives
of the city who are keenly alive to the
necessity ol preserving everything pos
sible In the way of food stuffs during
the present world-wide demand upon
the resource« ot this country.
The first demonstration for the lent!
school was held on Monday and was
given by Mine Baker, of the Domestic
Science Department of the city schools.
There was a good attendance of very
interested women who received many
valuable ideas regarding the canning of
peas, l>eana and raspberries.
The next demonstration will lie given
in Ixmts on Monday, the 30th inst. At
thia time the canning of meats will tie
given attention, chicken and salmon
principally. Thcee classes are free to
all, two classes Iwing held on each date,
one at 9:01) a. m., and the second at
i 00 p m.
Reports which coine in from other
schools in the Mt. Scott district indi
cate that the interest is keen through
out the section. The mem tiers of the
Creston P. T. A., united with the
Franklin high school for thia purpose,
taking their lunches and remaining
throughout the day.
Mias Elsie Thompson of Nebraska, is
visiting her friend, Mrs. Bernice Pollard.
Mrs. Neal Robertson left Saturday for
Rockaway Beach for a short vacation.
Mrs. B. C. Heath of Laurel wood, is Ranch Produces Milk. Berries, Vege
quite ill at tier home threatened with
tables and Hay. Employes Nine
Men the Year Around
Mrs. Chas. Nearn and daughter,
Marguerite, have returned from a visit to
Tlie Jersey Lily Dairy is located on the
Miss Bernice Pollard has been con Powell Valley road near 97th St and is
fined to her tied for a few days, but is owned and operated by Chris Gesme, a
native of Wisconsin, who spent a great
many years on the plains in the days
Mrs. J. F. Laughlin of Arleta is camp
when they were open to herds of cattle
ing with friends at Richardson’s ranch
near Kelly’s Butte.
Mr. Gesme located at this place nearly
The Women’s Benevolent association
fifteen years ago and has improved it to
of the Maccabees met Friday afternoon
its present condition of comfort and con
with Mrs. Clyde Hildreth.
venience. The ranch consists of ;J7 acres,
J. Chambers, of Firiand, who has been but tlie proprietor baa under lease about
suffering from one of his chronic heart 170 acres more.
attacks is again convalescing.
The principal business of this enter
An ante truck load of young people prising farmer is the production of milk
went to Oregon City last Sunday on which is sold to the homes principally,
pleasure bent ami report a good time.
although a small qnantity finds its way
Miss Edith Carr, of Canby, who has into the stores of southeastern Portland.
been visiting her sister, Mrs. Etta Hill, The representative of the Herald found
at Nashville station, returned home last Mr. Gesme and five of hie helpers en
gaged in milking. There were 40 cow»
A bouncing baby boy was born to Mr. in the stanchions, all of which are pro
and Mrs. Fred McKinley, June 14th, at ducing milk except one. The stalls were
7704 63rd ave.
Mother and babe are clean, and though the day was hot it
seemed reasonably comfortable in the
The yards in which the cows
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Crofts, of 7108
52nd Ave. 8. E., left the last of the rest during winter days are paved with
week for tbeir Summer camp on the plank, which keeps them from the mud
in the worst of winter weather. The
Mt. Hood line.
Mr. J. K. Chambers, a booster of Mr. leisure hours ot summer are spent on
Chambers of Crum A Chambers Grocery the hillsides under the trees or browsing
company at Millerd Ave. is seriously ill in the pastures.
The milk is taken into a concrete cool
at bis home on 52nd ave., 8. E.
ing and bottling room, fresh from the
Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Usher and barn. There it is poured into a vat after
family have taken the Gardner residence being Btrained twice from which it drop»
at 7026 62nd ave. for the winter and are over coils of pipe through which water
now at home to all their friends.
is constantly being pumped from a well
Mr. L. C. Jordan of 54th ave. and 71st 200 feet deey. This brings the milk to a
st. is much improved, but is still in a temperature of 52 degrees, at which point
precarious condition. Friends of both it is kept until it is placed on the wagons
Mr. and Mrs Jordan are anxious for his for delivery. For delivery purposes it
requires the services of two wagons every
Miss Aimee Hollingworth, Miss Carl day and a third on Saturday.
The following officers were installed son, Mrs. Etta Hill and Mrs. Ward truck is used for collecting some hundred
with appropriate ceremonies at the last Swope were among the residents of this gallons of milk daily, which is not pro
session of the tants Odd Fellows’ lodge, district to take in the Gladstone Chau duced on the ranch and for <iehvery pur
poses. The output of milk from this
J. Switzer, District Deputy President, tauqua this week.
acting as installing officer, J. C. Cox, as
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Rutherford and dairy is about 180 gallons daily. To
deputy district marshall: Wm. Ander Mr. and Mrs. Ell ton Shaw motored to make the product absolutely free from
son, noble grand; W. E. Goggins, past Gladstone in Mr. Rutherford’s new impurities, all milk purchased from other
noble grand; A. D. Kenworthy, vice Overland car Wednesday and spent the ranches is thoroughly pasteurized before
grand ; W. Aiken, warden ; Walter Bush, entire day and evening attending being marketed.
Beside the production of milk, Mr.
conductor; I. Hummel, right support of Chautauqua.
noble grand ; E. Sweeney, left support of
In a former report of the patriotic Gesme has a large acreage in rasp
noble grand ; Geo. Brock 1er, left support program of July 4th, held at Mt. Scott berries, loganberries and other fruits.
of vice-graud; Frederick Armstrong, Park, it was an ovesrigbt on the part of He raises considerable in the way of
right support of vice-grand ; C. E. Emer tlie committee to announce that Miss garden supplies, young calves and a few
son, right scene supporter; Dr. Hess, Amy Hollingsworth won fourth prize for hogs.
The equipment of the ranch ie
left scene supporter ; E. Nelson, inside best colonial costume.
modem, having its own light plant,
guardian; Geo. Schimerhorn, outside
Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. Whitney and
guardian ; W. J. McNeil, secretary ; F. R. children, of 3730 (3rd street 8/E., spent boiler plant, blacksmith shop, harneee
repair apparatus, a plant for cooking
Sunday at the R. H. Knight home,
food tor the stock, water system, and
4704 99th St. 8. E,, left on Friday
telephone. Mr. Gesme keeps nine men
for Kansas, having received
the year round and three or four others
Labor Unions Used to Combat I. W^W. evening
word of the serious illness of his mother.
during the haying and other rush
The forces of organized laborare gain
Mrs. C. T. Hollingworth, of Seattle seasons. He nas one man who has
ing strong foothold in Portland. Many Wash., who, with her infant daughter,
been with him seven years, one five
of the large employers have grown tired Dorothy Jean, has been visiting with
and another three years, which speaks
of the line of activities followed by the the family of A. J. Hollingworth, left
well for the management as well as t^e
Employers’ Association, and are per Wednesday, the 18th inst., for a stay
men. Mrs. Gesme is a great worker,
mitting and encouraging their people with her mother, Mrs. Bradley, of Hood
helping to prepare the milk for market
on the pay tolls to organise. There are River.
and other duties about the borne. Mr.
various factors in the problem. One of
Mrs. J. F. Fulton of 5830 39th avenue and Mrs. Gesme have no children, but
several is the I. W. W. Employers are 8. E., left the latter part of the week for they have a two year old d«er which is *
discovering that the I. W. W. costs Sunnyside, Idaho, where she will join
more to combat and are infinitely worse Mr. Fulton, who has been employed in
A well equipped ranch and dairy like
to deal with than a labor union. By that place for several months. They this is a great asset to any community.
fighting unionism they encourage anticipate making Sunnyside their fu It is the large number of plants of this
I. W. W. W-ism.
Forbid men to ture home.
character which places Oregon in the
organise and break up their unions with
Mrs. Orley Gilbert and daughter, forefront of dairying state«. When we
force and the I. W. W , whose God is
Miss Francis have gone to visit Mr. Gil consider the equipment, cleanliness
force, and whose delight is mischief,
bert’s parents at Brooks, Ore. Friends and courtesy characteristic of the Geeme
comee on the scene.
Break up the
of the fatdily are glad to know that Miss ranch, it is no wonder the calle for
Jom*|fti Klineman died at the home of I. W. W., with superior force as can
Francis is fully recovering from her milk are greater than the supply. The
Ilia daughter, Mrs. 0. E. Kennedy, 4278 easily be done, and the union must be
recent illness and will soon be back Herald is glad to report a food produc
90th 8t., 8. E., this morning, (Thurs relied upon to keep industrial peace.
ing business like this within the limits
among her school mates.
day,) after a prottacted illness.
The unions of the American Federation
Mr. Klineman was born in Kentucky; of tabor believe in peace. They believe
had been a resident of Oregon for 35 in conferences, and talking things over. Graysville, Ill., while on their way to
years. Beside a wife four children are They can be relied upon to keep a California, stopped oil to visit relatives Arleta Girls Score One Over Lents.
The Arleta base ball team beat the
left to mourn as follows: Mrs. C. E. treaty if treated on the square. Tbey at Kern Park, Wm. Woodham and fami
Kennedy and W. F. Klineman, of Lenta; will not allow any 1. W. W., tricks, ly, and to attend the N. E. A., both Lents team in a very snappy game on
and I. G. and L. Klineman, of Washing and they have some high ideals of being teachers. The entire party spent Friday. July 13, at Mr. Scott Park.
honor. So it is that in Portland, with a few days at Gladstone Park and en The girls are very ‘»thnsiastic and
Funeral service« will be conducted at the Employers Association walking joyed the Chautauqua. They left Satur clever players and enjoyed the game as
much as the spectators,.
Kenworthy’s Undertaking Parlors on delegate frantic at the accomplishments day for tlie south.
Mrs. James Jones and daughtei Alex ended 31 to 27 in favor of the Arleta
Saturday at 9:00 o’clock a. m., in charge of the unions, the street car company
of the I. O. O. F. Interment at Hills has encouraged the 106 per cent or andria left Saturday, July 14th, for team.
ganization of its men in an A. F. of L.. Rockaway Beach for a long-looked for
union; one of the largest department vacation. Their daughter, Miss Alex
Thirty cities in the United
From the Firing Line: History is stores in the Northwest that has fonght andria, has just recovered sufficient States own their gas plants. The
being made fast just now. What is the unions for ten years baa made its strength to make the trip after a serious municipal lighting plant of Cleve
use just now of trying to change history peace, and trade after trade is being illness lasting several weeks. It is with
land, Ohio, saves the people over
text books, for before long entirely new organized and trade and wage agree God’s speed that her friends wish her
a million a year.
text books will be imperative.
leta, inataihsi the following officers on
Saturday evening last, the 14th Inst.:
Noble Grand. Saraii K. Alvord; vice
grand, Nettie Gal lings; past noble grand,
Mary F. Whitney; Conductor, Bertha
Rutman; warden, Mae («ruble; chap
lain, Nellie Morgan; inside guardian,
Mary Stone; outside guardian, Ray
mond Gallings; right support of noble
grand, Barbara Orendorf; left support
of noble grand, Lydia Tibilla; right sup
port of vice-grand, Myrtle Griffith; left
support of vice-grand, Nina Wilton;
secretary, Eva Peters; treasurer, Wave
Rachel Fullman, deputy district pres
ident, was the installing officer, con
ducting the ceremonies in a very digni
fied and impressive manner. Barbara
Orendorf acted ax district deputy mar
shall ot the occasion. Among the guests
present to witness the installation cere
monies were tlie following: Alice Circle
of Rose City iixige, grand marshal of
the state assembly ; Eloise Roadrock,
also of Rowe City lodge; Mrs. Anna
Burdis, ot Trogress Reliekah hslge, of
Vancouver, Wash.; Mrs. Jennie Imw,
of Ivy Reliekah hslge, of Centralia,
Wash.; and Mrs Clara Harris, of Capi
tol Rels-kah lodge, of Boise, Idaho.
Mrs. M. F. Whitney, the outgoing
noble grand, has presided with dignity
ami orai-e over the sessions of a veay
successful term. There have been nine
initiations, six transfers and one re-in-
s Late men t during tlie term. One mem
ber has lieen removed by death. The
lodge now numbers 132 members.
At the conclusion ot the ceremonies
incident to this occasion refreshments
consisting of ice cream and cake were
An accident occttred at Gray’s erasing served in the banquet hail below.
on Sunday last, shortly after noon, when
a P. H. L. A I*, car collided with an
Overlami Far driven Gy Mr. J. F. Hale,
of Clearwater. Wash., and occupied by
himself and wife and two children. The
auto was knocked against a telephone
pole beside the track and the occupants
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Stevens, of tlie
badly shaken up, Mrs. Hale seeming tp
Stevens’ Cash Department Store, Lenta,
receive the brunt of the impact, being
motored down to their ranch near Salem
knocked violently against tlie aide of the
on Sunday last, bringing with them up
car. Site was taken into the confection
on their return another installment of
ery store of Walter Blackburn and Dr.
the delicious Boy al Ann cherries such as
Aside from the
that section of the country produces.
nervous shock no serious injuries were
One small branch left at this office con
tains 75 cherries, with numerous stems
Mr. and Mrs. Hale had been on an
to show where several hail Iwen picked
extended trip into Southern Oregon and
off, any judging from the amount of
were on their way home. Soon after
thia fruit which Mr. Stevens is bringing
starting out Sunday morning they con
to town when lie returns from his week
gratulated themselves u|>on the fact that
end trips, this is not the only record-
no mishap bad befallen them upon the
breaking branch upon the trees.
trip. Shortly after they blew up a tire
Mr. Stevens has just disposed of 110
anil then later met with the street car
acres of bis tract, taking some Foeter
accident. The auto was badly damaged
Road property in part exchange tor the
by the collision.
same, lie still has st acres, 30 acres of
which he will set to prunes this Fall.
His tract lies at an elevation of 500 ft.,
and contains five springs, so located as
to provide an abundance of water for all
The U nts Grange met in all-day ses purposes.
sion on Saturday last. Work in the
Mr. anil Mrs. Stevens will go down
third and fourth degree occupied the there again thia week for the week-end.
morning session. A sumptuous dinner
was served at noon.
A short program was rendered in the Arleta Man Leaves Lor American Lake
afternoon. In tlie abaeoct* of the lec
Mrs. Harry Prentiss, of 44th ave.. en
turer, Maud Darnal), Mrs. McGill pre- tertained Mr. and Mrs. Archie Clark at
sided over the lecture hour session. A dinner Monday evening. The gentle
number of patriotic songs were rendered men amused themselves at cribbage,
and several instrumental selections. while the ladies shelled j-eas. Water
Mayor George Stapleton, of Gresham, melon was served at 10:00. Mr. Clark
gave the address of the occasion on has left Portland for American take,
W. Benefiel also where he will work on the temporary
buildings to be erected. Mrs. Clark wi|(
Representative* from the various go to*Tacoma in the near future.
granges of the county will meet with
the 1-ents grange on Sunday next to re
hearse the chorus for the annual field
day meet at Gresham, July 28.
OVERLAND AUTO AND
STREET CAR COLLIDE
H. L. STEVENS SETS
ACREAGE TO PRUNES
LENTS GRANGE MEETING
DIES AT LENTS
The Oddfellows of Arleta Ixxlge, No.
216, installed the following officers at
their regular seimion held Friday even
ing, the 6th inst. : A. J. Oder, noble
grand; J. 8. Whitney, vice grand;
Danna Morgan, recording secretary;
E. H. Fishburn, financial secretary;
F. P. Hilton, warden; R. C. (tailings,
conductor; O. R. Orendorf, chaplain;
P. Morton, inside guardian ; A. T. Sal
le«-. outaide guardian; J. E. Coates,
right acene supporter; T. J. Eber man,
left scene supporter; W. 8. Wilton,
right support to noble grand; C. T.
Organ, left support to noble grand;
W. T. Jolley, right support to vice
grand; L. M. Estey, left support to
the Woodmere school held a meeting at
the School house on Thurada} of last
week, the 12th inst. A number ot im
portant questions came up for discus-
don. ¡(efinite Word was received in re
gard to ths canning club, the first class
es being held in the cooking room ol the
school on Monday of this week at 9:30
a. m. The next demonstration will be
given the 30th inst., and the third on
Arrangements were completed for tlie
second Community Bing, which will be
held in tlie school auditorium on Tburs-
day evening of next week, the 26th
inst. The public is cordially invited to
attend this entertainment.
Tbs committee to gather flowers for
decorating the hotels of the city during
the N. E. A. reported a splendid show
ing from this district.
Arrangements have been completed
lor tlie girls to begin tbeir regular
swimming lessons for the Summer.
Tltey are requested to meet each Tues
day and Thursday at Tremont at 12:30.
Mrs. G. F. Clark and Mrs. O. Lesley
were placed on the Red Cross commit
tee. The ladiee were requested to bring
old table linen, spreads, Turkish towels
or old linen to be used in making sup
plies for Red Cross work.
A number of pledgee for memliership
in the Food Conservation club of the
Nation were secured and a number of
blanks were circulated in the hope of
securing a large number in this district
ready and willing to start in active work
along this line as recommended in
Washington, D. C.
The next regular meeting of the Asso
ciation will be held August 9, at 2:30,
at tlie residence of the president, Mrs.
W. M. Abel, 9505 77th street S. E. An
invitatiou is extended to sll adults in
this district who may be interested,
whether a parent or not.
LENTS ODD FELLOWS
VALUABLE JLENTS ASSET