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Other a liability Get
Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, September 27. 1917
fORMER LENIS SCHOOL
BOY WRIIESTHE HERALD
Hept. 5, 1917.
Editor of Herald:—We are getting
along fine here in the wimh I b . Thnsfof
the fellows were out flailing this p. tn.
and brought in 135 trout ranging in
length from 5 to 12 inches. Munday one
man caught a trout that all agreed wae
18 inches. We have had oilier fresh
meat too; for a alieepiierder near by re
cently gave us half a sheep. When the
deer season opens we are going to have
some venison. We see deer tracks all
around ami occasionally a deer or two.
Monday evening as we were coming to
camp we saw ta«r tracks aliout a mile
from camp but as yet have not seen tiie
liear. Nome baked duck made us a tine
It is very easy for people to get lost
hen. Several of the crew have gotten
lost at various times and turned up at
the forest rangers station.
last bunch arrived tiiere tiie ranger said
lie had often wondered why we had two
crews but at last lie had found out—one
full crew was lost all the time so w
had to have two in order to get any work
At «ome of ou> camping places the
mosquito*-« have tieen very bad but on
account of the frost they are disappear
ing. We are told we may expect any
kind of weather (nun now on.
It take« two days to get our mail from
the post office from Which we liear once
The wind lias been blowing a good
ileal lately. One man who has spent
much time here said recently : “It feels
like fall, smells like fall, and sounds like
fall.” It also looks like rain tonight, so
I will close this epistle and go to bed
possibly to I* awakened by tiie patter of
the rain on tiie tent root.
A representative called on T. J.
Kreuder tiie other d«y and found out
that be'« a rattling good fellow, and
ought to lie in ll>e harneM for the up
building of thin community, or perhap«
we ought to «ay, that if he were in the
harneea it would bo tor the up-building
of thia community. Mr. Kreuder lives
on tl»e Powell Valley Road and runa a
ten acre garden right next the Cn-aton
School. Here lie raiaea carrot« and
collar«, boy« and lieana, cow« and coni,
scenery and aticcotaah without any
lias a large horse-collar factory in which
he is more or l«ea active at all times ac
cording to the state of the leather mark
et. His garden is tended as a aort of a
side-line, more for the sake of his liealth
and tin* family table than anything else,
but it is a model of its kind. Besides
tlieae various activities anil tiie making
of a beautiful home from among the
brush which formerly oovered this place,
Mr. Kreuder finds lime to devote a good
deal of time aud tlmught to the attain
of the Ijents Grange of which lie has
been tlie Master for many year«. He is
a member of the Grange Stock Company
which owns the building, and Ute busi
ness of the lwnts Mercantile Company.
Tiie other directors liave lieen kind
enough to put on to his «boulder« the
active direction of the store.
Kreuder paid a very fine tribute to
Messrs KaUky Bro«. stating that their
store, and their steady courageous at
titude towards business at all times liad
done much to make Ix*nta such a stable
business centre. He claims that even if
L amont D vsba «.
a firm is his competitor it is to his inter
With the U. 8. Gov't. Land Office Co.
est if the firm succeed«, for whenever
any firm is making a success of business,
tiie community thereby becomes more
prosperous and a good reflex action will
1« felt by all businesses. He feels that
there is abundant room for all the
grocery ston-e here now, and that as the
Buy at Home Campaign become« more
Holly Lodge ON Foster Koad Near
successful and more people trade at
Lents Yielded Its Toll 01
home, the prosfiecU will lie even bright
Mr. Kreuder put intn words the
Booze and Arrests.
whole need of a community spirit, the
necvaaity lor loyalty, co-operation, for
John Barleycorn is traveling a rocky
bearance with one another’s failing«,
road in Portland these days. He is be
and llie optimistic looking on the bright
aide of thUgs. He mentioned the stores ing driven from pillar to poet and the
indications are that the genius of those
ol John Donaldson and L. E. Wiley as
who seek to evade the law will soon be
being also his competitors, but towards
exhausted and they will be driven
whom he had only tin- kindliest feeling«.
from their last hiding place.
He stated that if tiie l.enta Mercantile
very nearly reached that point now
Company did not give people good ser
when boose is shipped into Tillamook
vice, reasonable prices, and reliable
marked an clams and sent from San
goods they would not merit the patron
Francisco. It was like sending “coals
age of the j*ople, bnt was confident that
Newcastle" and aroused suspicion at
they could and would establish fortliem-
selves a place without in any way harm
On Sunday morning 30 persons were
ing, but on tiie contrary helping the real
arrested in joint raids in and about
of the business life of the community.
Portland and 60 quarts of liquor were
Holly Lodge, situated on the Foster
Road near Lents, was one of the places
included in the raid. Mrs. C. Dudley,
the proprietress wae arrested, together
with nine guests. Those who were
The “Aeronauts” of the Friends Sun taken in the raid at Holly Lodge gave
day School gave a delightful surprise their names as Mrs. C. Dudley, Harry
party in honor of Carroll Tamplin, one Linden, Ervin Bacon, Edward Holt,
of their number, at hie home on 82nd Patrick Mellen, Edward Berg, Neldon
St., Tuesday evening. A very pleasant Gearwing, Harry Rodan and Ah Sam.
evening was spent with games and The district Attorney states that he has
Refreshments were served. in hie possession other evidence regard
The following were present: Kenneth, ing Holly lxxlge that will serve to show
Carroll and Madge Tamplin, Mabel and the character of the piece.
Carl Kadolph, Evelyn Hyland, Evelyn
Smith, Dorie and Wilda Mann, Theodora
Dunbar, Albert Boatright, Myron Rich
ardson, Goldie Carr, aud Emel Swan-
eon, teacher of the class.
Carroll left on Wednesday for New
Books are wanted for the Soldiers'
berg, where he will pursue his studies
Bring your beet ones to the
at Pacific College.
('antral Library or to any of the
Our young men are sacrificing their
education, business, professional train
ing and home life to serve their country.
They need bootee and current magazine«
for study, recreation and diversion in
Attention’ol Mt. Scott Rebekahs and lonely moments.
their friends ia called to their semi
Mark ths packages, “Books for Sold
monthly card party which will be given iers." Writ* your name on the fly-leaf
in Odd Fellows Temple, First and Alder of the book and make it a personal gift.
Sts. on Tuesday afternoon of next week,
This is our fight. Send some of your
Oct. 2nd. A brief business session of books to tho man who Is fighting for
the Relief Committee will be held at yon.
1:30, the card party to be held at 2:30.
Two prisee will be given.
Paste This on Your Windshield.
work carried on by the Rebekahs of the
city is of a character which should ap When you coms across a crossing, here’s
a simple rule for you,
peal to all members and there parties
Stop, and look and listen, and be sure
should be well patronised. A good time
that yon can view
is assured in addition to the amount of
good that it is hoped to accomplish by The track from every- angle and that
nothing is in eight,
this means. A charge of 10 cts. is asked.
Then start again yonr journey, and
Al) Rebekahs are asked to attend and
yon’ll cross the crossing right.
bring a friend.
IN TOILS OE LAW
THE "AERONAUTS" 6IVE
, X' -K
YEAGER THEATRE I WEDDING BELLS Al
NEWSY ITEMS EROM CITY FLSH MARKE I
OCT. 4th and 5th
• DOWN THE LINE DOES BIG BUSINESS
Three Performances to be Given for
Soldiers Library Lund. Tickets
Now On Sale.
l^nts district will do its part in assist
ing in the raising of ths Oregon quota
of the Million Dollar Library Fund for
the Holdiers and Hailors of America and
France. A meeting wae held at the
library in I^nts Thursday afternoon of
last week as arranged by Mie« Winni-
fred McLucas, the librarian, and a com
mittee appointed to initiate plane for
the raising of the funds. Mrs. Otto
Katxky, Mrs. Mand Darnall and Mrs.
Dr. Hees, all of I^nta, and Miss Swan
son, of the Woodmere school, which
forms a part of the district to be covered
by this comittee, were appointed and
already have their plane well in hand.
The Yeager Theatre has been secured
and benefit plays will be given Thurs
day afternoon and evening and Friday
evening, Oct. 4th and 5th, the proceeds
to be devoted to this fund. Tickets will
be on sale by the last of this week and
an effort will be made to have a capaci
ty house at each of these three perform
ances. This is a most appealing cause
and should meet with a hearty response
on the part of tbs general public.
HOME INDUS IRY LEAGUE
PRESENTED TO P. T. A.
A recent social event of local interest
was the wedding of Miss Lois Burch and
Mr. Allen Black, which took place at
the little Millard Ave. Presbyterian
church last Wednesday evening, Sept.
12th. The ceremony was read by Rev.
Wm. Harvey Amos, pastor of the
church, under a lieautiful wedding bell
made penionally by Mrs. Orley Gilbert,
a close friend of the bride. The church'
was very artistically decorated by Messrs
Mclxiney, Jordan, Crum and Jeffries in
a bower of green under which the bridal
Before the ceremony a
very beautiful song was rendered by Miss
The bride was attired in a beautiful
gown of white tulle with pearl beads.
She carried a shower boquet of bride
roses and wore a veil with a lacey cup
trimmed with orange blossoms.
Matrons of honor, Mrs. Geo.
son! Claire Burch, sister of the bride,)
wore a handsome gown of lavender silk
trimmed in silver lace, and Miss Mareita
Howard wore pink georgette crepe over
messaline. The bridegroom was attend
ed by Mr. Arthur Johnson. The little
flower girls were little Roberta Burch
ami Jewel Ciutchfleld, cousin to the
Marguerite Burch and Vivian Culver.
Tiie young couple left immediately for
their new home at the Roselyn apart
ment« at No. HO, N. 21 St.. Portland,
All immediate friends and members of
the church wish them a long and happy
journey thru life.
Portland is certainly having to meet
its own problems in dealing with varions
combines organized for the purpose of
obtaining a monopoly on food products
and other public necessities. It wonld
Mr. and Mm. Joe Johnson have mov seem that tbese would-be monopolists,
ed to their new home at 62nd Ave. and short-sighted though they be. wonld see
77th St. 8. E.
Mrs. Johnson is a that they are only hastening tbe end of
daughter of Mr. D. W. Gardner, 6536 all kinds of combines in food products,
80th St. Mr. Johnson left the last of the if not in public utilities of all kinds.
week tor the Bremerton Navy Yard«, The municipal fish market opened tbe
where he expects to work during tiie I first of the week was rushed to such an
extent that before the first day was
The reception given to Mr. and Mr«. ended three men were needed to do what
Allen Black and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Neil one man had started out to accomplish.
son was a very sncccesrful social event. The people are being driven to tbe wall
Many friends were present, extending with high prices and anything and
hearty congratulations to the contract everything that has a tendency to re
ing parties. The brides were tbe recipi lieve the situation is welcomed. Tbe
ents of many beautiful fpfts bestowed by worst feature of the case is that in most
loving friends and acquaintances. A instances it is felt that prices are being
musical program was rendered. Punch inflated beyond reason. Tbe munici
and cake were served by tbe young pality can, if it will, take matters in
ladies of the Millard Ave. Church.
band and put the local profiteers out of
Little Annie Vail wae taken quite ill business.
in Sunday School Sunday morning. She The city can operate jitney busses for a
is still confined to her bed. but is much three-ceut fare and thus eliminate the
transportation trust. It can establish
Mrs. G. E. Reed, of 78th St. and 67th slaughter yards and butcher shops and
Ave., has received several letters from eliminate tbe beef trust. It can catch
her eldest son, James, who is at Camp its own fish and eliminate the fish trust.
Green. The boys enjoyed the trip im It can establish fuel depots and break
mensely. The first thing he did upon up tbe fuel trust. The city can go into
bis arrival was to attend tbe Christian any line of business it desires to follow
Endeavor service, taking three of the and supply the people with necessities
boys with him. They visited all the at coat if it wishes. Other cities have
place« of interest and were much pleased done some one or all of these things.
with their visit to tbe cotton mills where Why not Portland.
Chronicle of Weekly Events In Arleta
And Kern Park Varied And full
Of Interesting Doings.
they witnessed tbe weaving of all kinds
of cotton material. He sent a “Hello”
to all his friends at home, and said that
he was feeling fine. Much of the spare
time of the boys he said was spent at
the library where the beet of reading
was to be found and which was greatly
Lenta was the scene of a stabbing af
It is estimated that the receipts of the enjoyed by the boys.
fray on Sunday afternoon about two
Mildred, the eldest daughter of Mr. o’clock in which a man named Paine,
Multnomah County Fair were nearly
13,200. They would undoubtedly have and Mrs. Zehrung is very ill with pneu residing on Belmont St. on the East
been larger but for the heavy rains of monia at her home on 45th Ave. and side, bad his face laid open, supposedly
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. It is 76th St.
with a knife in the hands of Frank
quite certain that after all expenses have
Mrs. Florence Fletcher has been ill for Lane, of 86th 8t. Paine, it is under
been met there will be a neat surplus tbe past few weeks. Her friends hope stood, came out to Lents to visit friends
left. The premiums are being paid by for her speedy recovery.
aud was standing in front of the Lents
the appropriation made by the last
Miss Pound is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Pharmacy when Lane, who chanced to
Legislature and this money cannot be Orley Pound Gilbert, at their home, pass on the opposite side of the street,
diverted to any other cause.
saw him and crossed over and did the
4928 71st St.
In every way the Fair has been voted
before any one realized what waa
Messrs. Gilbert, Crum. Jordan, H oil
The Chautauqua features
happening: Paine fell to the sidewalk
ingworth and McKenzie went black
were of the best and tbe poultry and
where he lay for some few minutes
lurrying one day during the past week.
live stock entree had never been excell
when he wae assisted by a bystander in
to ttye office of Dr. Hees and his wound,
and Mrs. Gilbert.
which was a bad one, attended to. Lane
Little Nanette Younge spent the week caught a car for tbe eity where later io
end with her cousin, Miss Marian Usher,
the day be gave himself up and is being
7626 62nd Ave.
held for trial. There is said to have
Miss Myrtle Campbell leaves on Satur been bad blood between the two men
Lents Tourist Longs For Rain And day for Eugene, where she will enter for some time past.
the University of Oregon. She is in tier
ON STREETS Of LENTS.
COUNTY TAIR PROVES
Albert Q. Clark, manager of the Home
Industry League, of the Chamber of
Commerce, gave a very interesting
address before the Lente Parent-Teach
er Association last Friday afternoon at
their regular meeting held in the As
sembly Hal) of the school.
took for bis subject, “Our Home In
dustries.” In the coarse ot his address
he gave conclusive evidence of ths great
loss to tbs state resulting from the
shipping of so much of the raw material
produced here East for manufacture
and then importing the finished product
for retail trade.
Ws have the water
power and everything necessary to en
able us to manufacture our own raw
material and conserve to the state the
money paid out for its manufacture.
He urged the ladies, upon whom rested
almost entirely the responsibility of
buying for the home, to take pains to
inquire for Oregon made p oducta and
stimulate as far as lay in their power
the home industries which we already
have. His remarks scintillated with
epigrams and trite sayings which gave |
added emphasis to the facts stated.
The meeting of the Red Cross wae in
progress in the sewing room at the same
If the charms of Oregon wane, just
time, the ladies adjourning with their
take a trip to some more favored clime.
knitting and other work to the Assem
Tbe longer the absence tbe stronger be
bly ball for the purpose of listening to
comes the lure of the Beaver State.
Mr. Clark’s address.
This is tbe experience of Mrs. R. E.
Thomas, of Woodmere who is visiting
relatives and friends in Southern Calif
Bible Extension Classes.
ornia. Letters received by friends an
The Bible Institute of Portland is
nounce that she is having a delightful
holding extension classes at the Evan
time, but will be glad to get home once
gelical church in I^nts every Tuesday
more to “rain” and “soft water.”
evening at 8:00 o'clock. Dr. Ralph Ceil
Everything in that land of sunshine she
is the lecturer and all the churches and
writes is looking gray and dry.
young peoples societies are asked to co
One of the pleasant coincidences of
operate. Great interest is already man
the trip has been the meeting of a sister
ifest. The study of the Bible will be on
Rebekah from Scranton, Pa., who re
interdenominational lines and on Bible
sides on tbe same street as her brother,
which was like a visit at her old home.
Inst letters received were written from
Sawtelle, at which place she had visited
the National Soldiers’ Home, having
over thirty-six hundred inmates. It is
a wonderful institution providing the
comforts of a home to these, men who
Mary Conway, of Foster Road, died have served their country so well in the
Tuesday morning at the age of 86 years. vast. Mrs. Thomas expects to be home
She was born in Monohan, Ireland in by tbe first of the month.
1832, came to America and settled on
Conway Homestead in 1871, where she
lived the remainder of her life. She
Mrs. J. Henderson, of 94th St., was
leaves one brother, Philip Murphy, of
given a very pleasant surprise on Tues
Nan Francisco, and three children, Mr«.
day evening, the occasion being her
Gentry, Mrs. Clark and Jacob Conway,
birthday. A number of her friends were
Fuenral services were held at St.
invited in to tea by her daughter, Miss
Peters church, Lenta this, (Thursday)
Margaret, and the evening greatly en
morning at 10:00 o’clock.
joyed. Later the guests were taken
home in the new Ford, which brought
to a most delightful climax the evening’s
Franklin Team Wins Game.
The Franklin High School football
eleven have certainly started in the year
with flying color«. In the opening game
Death of Lents Resident.
of the reason which was played Tuesday
Mrs. August Gandesbergen, of 8803
aft» moon on the MnHqomah field, they 94th Nt. 8. E., died at her houfe on Sat
won a game with the High School of urday last. She had been afflicted with
Commerce by a score of 64 to 0. This dropsy for some time and a fall a short
game was tiie opening game of tiie Inter time since in which she suffered consid
scholastic league. “Pudge” Brown was erable injury hastened the end. Funer
the star player of the Franklin team and al services were conducted Monday
led hie eleven to victory.
The game morning from the Kenworthy parlors,
wae played in a masterly fashion from Rev. W. G. Lienkaemper, pastor of the
start to finish with several spectacular Gernaan Reformed Church of Lente,
feats which were as neat as any one officiating.
Interment in Multnomah
would want to see.
GIVE THE SOLDIERS YOUR
BOOKS AND MAGAZINES
REBEKAH RELIEE COM.
TO GIVE CARD PARTY
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NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Miss Sadie Carlson speut Sunday with
her parents at Forest Grove.
Three Alarms—One Fire.
Meeting ot Si. Paul’s Guild.
The Guild of St. Paul’s Mission,
Woodmere held their regular meeting
on Wednesday afternoon at the home of
Mre. R. W. Smith, 73rd Ave. 8. E.
There was an exceptionally large attend
ance and a pleasant social time was en
joyed in addition to the amount of work
accomplished. Lnneheon was served at
1:00 o’clock. The afternoon was spent
in working on tbe quilts which the ladies
are preparing for the missionary box
which forms a part of their annual work.
Three alarms of fire were turned in to
the Lents Volunteer Fire Department
on Wednesday. Two of them were fake
calls, presumably turned in by children
who were bent on a tour of investigation
and wanted to see what would happen.
The third proved to be a roof fire,
caused by an over-heated stove pipe in
a house on 93rd St. The fire was quick Franklin Glee Clubs Attend State Fair.
ly extinguished with only slight damage
Franklin High School Glee Clubs are
to the roof.
in Salem today where, under the direc
tion of Prof. Walsh, of the music depart
ment, they are participating in Portland
Honeymooning on the Sound.
Day festivities. Misses Fay Hornschuch
Chester Cieelinski, the popular barber and Grace Jaspe', of Lents, are mem
is particularly, unusually, extremely pop bers of the Girls’ Club.
ular these days. A stream of gladhand-
On Friday evening the school assem
ers is seen going in constantly to his bly hall will be tbe scene of the first
shop returning with the promised social event of the school year, at which
“smoke.” Chester says married life is time the Parent-Teacher Association will
one long dream. He finds it so already. give a reception to the faculty of the
He is perfectly satisfied, ideally happy and school. A program will be rendered
his many warm friends are heaping which will include several numbers by
their best wishes on him.
This trip the two Glee Clubs.
took the young couple up to Seattle, Ta
coma, and the Bremerton Navy Yard.
Loses Fingers In Saw.
They went fishing on the bay and
caught a fish. No record was kept as
Anthony Merrithew. who lives just be
to its variety. By some it is suggested yond the Junction and is employed at
that it was a jelly fish, others say a star the Rice A Kinder mill met with an ao
fish, while still others say it was a suck cident the last of the week by which be
er. Anyway Chester says they had some lost the four fingers of his right hand.
swell time and The Herald joins with He wm operating a rimmer «aw and in
its readers in hoping same win contfnue its operation used his hand where be
should have need an implement provid
ed for that purpore, with tbe result that
hie hand waa dragged into the saw and
Walter SommerWdt, of Co. C., 3rd
the fingers revered. He is recovering an
Oregon Inf., enjoyed a brief visit with
well as could be expected.
tbe bM* folks, •Hiving' on Saturday
last and remaining until Wednesday
Teddy Lee, of 9611 57th Ave., wm at
morning, at which time he left for
Vancouver where he wifi enter the Army least successful in raising a bumper (jtn-
Hospital and-’untargd an opdLation. ffower ia his garden, whatever else ite
Il is expected. ..thgL it wi|J be at contente may have been.
kfat a tnorftM lArfolU bwi« ab> Mt ular specimen is a trifle over four feet in
oiWbtewmp^^whiabh^hfen ore chcuifafsréfice and measures 18 mehre
ty for some time guarding the bridge* ■6MM at the widest part. TbeeWÄwan
aid tuntwOS 6f SbMMtffOhtto.
'' ’ nine inches in circumfereaea.