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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, June 27. 1913
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SCHOOL CHILDREN Wttwtu. wnnik givín
CANNING AND WHY NOT COME TO
GRAND PARADE AND SHIP LAUNCHING DAItSfOR
RECEIVE THANKS 30110 tALlt010 0UIY
MT. SCOTT DISTRICT
EEATURE FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
GRATF.PUL LEtIHR FROM FATH
ERLESS CHILDREN Ol FRANCE
SENT TO LENIS PUPILS-LITI LE
<IIRi. WILL BE THEIR CHARGE
Just (adore the dose of the last l«rm,
the pupils of l«*uta school subscribrai
the amount necessary for the sup|s>rt of
one French war orphan. In acknowl
edgment of the n-mlllance the following
letter has tiesn received by Mr. Hirscli-
uer, principal of the m -I kxi I:
Arrairriox, L smts Bcnooi. I' ci - iiji .
I’li-asi- accept th« deep gratitude of
the Fatlierh-«« Children of France tor
your sulsM-ription to the aupport of one
child for one year, and for your remit
tance of $341.50 t<> cover it. Tlie follow
ing child has bean allotted to you:
A 403—1’aiilettc l!umix>lt (girl)
Born Dec 27, 19O9,
185 frg. Hi. Denis.
Paris, 10, France.
Mother: A crockery ware woman.
You may count on hearing ilirectly
from tlie child as s<s>u aa Word of your
kilidix-iM lia» had lime to reach them
1 do not tsdieve you could wish for a
mon- lasting natialaction than the knowl-
<-<lgv that you are helping to km-p alive
ami well a child who will one day I»-
come a woman of France.
Yours very truly.
A. L. M1LIM,
Chairman lax al Committee
Falberfaaa Children of France.
Mrs. M. J. Boland gave a farewell
dinner Tuesday evening of last week in
honor of her eldest son, John, a mem
ber of th» IJ. H. Marines, who left the
following evening for Mare Island, Cal.
A delightful time was paxM-d, music
and games adding to the enjoyment.
Those present, la*ai<iea the lioeu-ea Slid
guest ol honor, were: Mr. ami Mrs. A. J.
Boland and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Boland ami family, Mr. and Mrs. T
J. Duffy, Mrs. L. Broock and daughter
Josephine, Mike Bolnud and the Misses
Mary Fleming, Florence Reiser and
APOSTOLIC I Al TH MISSION IN
ANNUAL SESSION AT KENTON
Th« A| mm I o I ic Faith campmeeCing
opened Sunday al Kenton. The taber
nacle will seat 1400 and accommodations
have Iteen provided for housing and
fee ling 1000 |M*opl<-. Two large garages
are ready for the accomtmxiation of thoei-
coming in automobiles.
During the aix-weeks meeting then-
will lx* a service each evening, »|»-<ial
services during the day and all-day
meetings on Sunday. No collections are
taken or solicited for defraying the ex-
prum-s of tlx* meetings, members of the
Apostolic Faith Mission ot Portland
Ix-aring all the expenses.
This Mission liaa subscribed to patri*
otic war funds as follows:
honils, |8 000; war stumps. t-tMW, Red
MANY AFTLICANIS IN IINtluR
Ml. SCOII REAL LSIAIL MOVING
HOMESILAD6 ON RElLAIMft) LAND . Williams HeaUy Company at Gray's
Tie- first day for filing applications for
homesteading reclaimed Oregon A Cali
fornia »».ilroad grant lands in eleven
coiiutiv» wl northwestern Oregon, more
than 300 p- rsous were iu line at the
United Htataw Land Office in lite Wor
Applicants will lie reoeived until July
17 at 4:30 p. in. Applications for h-sa
thau HI acres must tie accompanied by
a depoait of $5. and >10 «lien more than
that acreage is filed upon. In addition,
cwwMwissioav at the rate of 3 ; W cent mi
lands at >2.50 an acre must lie paid, al
a flat rale of 7!, cents an acre.
URGENT CALL I0R BERRY PICKERS
Mon- Is-rry pickers are needed imine-
dialely, ami all girls, boys and women
who can In- spared from heme circles for
the next few weeks should signify their
willingness tn go by notifying J. II.
Bn-wer, Federal farm help s|iecialist,
“04 Oregon Building, or at IMG City
Hall, or at lie- Men's division, 247 Ilavi»
RLCEPIION fOR NLW PASIOR
The members of the Evangelical
Church gave a reception for Rev. N,
Bhupp and wife in the parlors of the
church Tueet lay even ing. Mrs. E. M.
Rev. A. E. Myers gave the address of
welcome for this congregation, and Mrs.
8. G. Lenon spoke for the |ieople of the
Happy Valley Church.
Rev. Bhupp responded, expressing his
appreciation of the cordial welcome ex
tended to himself and wife.
Instrumental music and singing con
tributed to the enjoyment of the even
ing, also ap|w-tixing refreshments.
PIANO PUPILS’ RECI I AL
Miss Mary Cauthorn will present her
piano pupils iu recital’ Monday evening,
July 1, at 8:15 o'clock at the Ariel a
The public is cor
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC
The Baptist Sunday hc I ioo I pupils i*n-
joyed their annual picnic last Saturday
at Johnson Creek, just east of the Ken
dall bridge. Games and races added to
the fun. Ice cream cones wen- given
ns prizes. All gathered round the pic
nic lunch spread on the ground.
Prophecy Has Come True
Thomas A. Edison, the elect^icgj wiz
ard, was the first well known American
to prophesy that the automobile would
revolutionize transportation. Nearly 25
years ago he said in the New York
World: "The horseless vehicle is tIn
coming wonder. Ten years from now we
will he able to buy a horseless vehicle
for what you would have to pay tixlay
for a wagon and a pair of horses. A
great invention, which facilitates com
merces, enriches a country just as much
as a discovery of gold.”
Wheatleaa Dining Cars
The "no wheat until the next harvest”
pledge has txx-n signed by 59 out of 62
dining car services, the f<xxi adminis
I'rcseing eio«e*i I Up three deals last
Thursday to ths following parties:
< Ulis and Hortaon to G. T. Barber, a
fire-room botiM- on 8tod strret.
James A. Lewis to Frank Marks, five
room house on K3rd street.
R E. Williams to W. W. Green, a
four-ro<>m house on 82nd street.
GROWERS MAY SKIP SPRAY
IN REGULAR SCHEDULES
BUSINI>S HOUSES SHOULD BE DECORATED AND FLAGS FLOAT
FROM EVI RY DWELLING IN HONOR OF THIS GREAl DAY
The main feature of the Fourth of I the foreign groups will finance. This
July celebration will lx* the parade in float will have the flags of the different
the morning. Following the suggestion countries, with a girl of each race in
of President Wilson, foreign-born citi native ixwtume on the float. An Ameri
zen« will show their loyally by parading can girl is to be the Goddess of Liberty.
as Americans. Representatives of fifteen
Esch shipyard ha« been invited to
different nationalities have promised send a delegation of 100 men to join the
their co-operation. Already a friendly parade, the number being limited be
rivalry is Ix-ing manifested among liieee cause otherwise the parade would be too
foreign group« to determine which will long. Ten bands have promised to par
win the American tlagx to be awarded by ticipate.
The ship launchings, planned for the
Among the groups which have an morning, have been postponed until
nounced a willingness to participate are after 2 o’clock in the afternoon, so that
Belgian«, Chinese, Caecho-8lavs, Danes, the parade will not be interfered with.
Hollanders, French, Germane. Greeks,
Business houses are re<|Uested to deco
Italian», Japanese, Norwegian», Rus rate with the American flag and flag»
sians. Roumanians, Bwades, Kwise and of the allies. The parade will end at
British. With the exception of the Multnomah Field at noon, and will be
German foreign-born, each nationality followed by brief patriotic speeches by
will carry tlie tiag of their native coun orators representing the foreign group«
try. together with the Star» and Stri(s-«.
The committee urges the public to
Almost without exception each for
come 'down town in the morning and
eign group have promised an original
eee and cheer the parade aud help make
Hout and a delegation ill native cos
■ the day a success.
Tlie line of march has not been de-
The Portland Ad Club has lieen
placed in charge of u «(H-cial float, which i cided upon yet.
CtitRRïVILLt lit MS
f ROM OVtR lût SIA It
Wailful watching for rain!
A short crop of hay, grain and garden
It is estimated that over 500 automo
biles passed through Cherryville last
Saturday and Sunday.
Rev. Wm. Runyan, F E. Clark ami
Cha». Hugh proved up on their claims at
the land opening last week.
A small-sized field of strawberries
under irrigation would have realized a
Hin al I fortune for the grower this year.
Forest rangers say there is a huge crop
of liuckielierriee assured in the moun
tains this season. No better fruit grows
anywhere than these berries.
A quince tree that has been out but
two years has over 100 quinces on it
this season. Over 400 ol these trees can
Is- planted on an acre, and the market
price is always high for them.
C. H. Johnson was over from i'endle-
ton last week to prove up on his rail-
road claim south of town. He says the
wheat on high ground is being cut for
hay, as it is too short for grain.
Corporal Stuart Seely of the famous
Third Oregon is staying with bis wife’s
folks, the Odells, near Brighton. He
was injured in an accident at Camp
Mills, Long island, two days before his
company embarked for France.
hopes to be able to return to the ranks
Toledo will have a new tlwater sooft,
Hood River may have a sorghum m fl!
The jx-ople bave voted for a Hewer
The grain elevator at Imbler is near
A great bog of spaghnum moss has
been found near Hauser.
The Dewey Hotel at Glendale is being
remodeled and repaired.
A quarter-section of land near Sum
merville sold recently for $35,000.
The largest fruit crop in the history
.of the section is assured at Brogan.
Many dwelling houses are being erect
ed at St. Helens, and others are planned
for erection soon.
The Brownsville Canning Co are ad
ding a two-story wareroom, including au
office, to their plant.
The Coos and Curry Telephone Com
pany an- rebuilding the whole system of
lines at Myrtle Point.
An air-dome is to be constructed in
the city park at Dutur at a cost of be
tween $1000 and $1500.
Reedsport is to have the largest saw
mill ever built in Douglas County, with
a capacity of 150,000 feet of sawed lum
Work has been commenced on two
Pacific Highway bridges that .will span
Uiuquah river at a point three-quarters
of a mile north of Dillard. These struc
tures will cost $45,000.
“•ei-'Tw* «eali and brown rut have had
little <>p|x>rtunity to develop this year
on account of weather unfavorable to |
llieae diwaR-s, many growers have Iteen
able to omit the regular ten-<iay spray
for apples and |x-ar« and the June »pray
for stone fruit». The sea»on opened
with luiniinum infection aud tlie dry
spring ha« made it hard for «cab and
brown rot to make head way
•'It i» well to apply lime-sulfur, 1-80,
with tlie 4 5 weak «pray for control of
exiling moth on apples and |»-ar«, as a
precautionary measure,” say» l’rof. H.
P. Bam of <>. A. C. ‘‘Still if dry
weather continues it w >11 hardly lx* nec
essary to »pray for any fungous diaeaae
uni*»« present in the orchard due to
hx al condition*.
SAVE YOUK WAS It AND
"If it »hould turn off rainy in orch
IMUS HELP WIN I HL WAR
ard» where tlie m-t of fruit is g>»xl and
not already covered with a protective]
The local "Red Cross Chapter is uiak-
coat of fungicid, summer »trength ap-
arrangements for conducting a sta
pUcglion should lx* made before the rain
or as loon after as possible. It i« too late tion in Leuta for receiving all kinds of
for g<»sicontrol after a |x>ri<xl of rain. In discarded articles. Announcement of
a region where fog and mist prevail, it • the completed arrangements will lx*
is Is-st to hold strictly to the recom made later.
Articles especially desired are:
mended schedule of sprays for brown
Tiu or lead foil, folded flat. Do not
rot ofprunes and peaches.”
All metals, copper, brass, iron, zinc
CANNING KI ÍCHEN NOW BUSY
aluminum, wire, screens, cast iron, junk.
HUTTING IP IRLI! I OK SOLIOS Rublx-r juuk of all kinds, old motor
tires ami tubes. Bicycle tires.
Old magazines, newspapers (folded
Uncle Sam’s Canning Kitchen, under
the auspices of the National League for aud tied), paper bags.
Burlap aud gunny sacks, string, rolled
Woman's Service, is now open in the
Sargent Hotel, corner Grand and Haw into balls; cotton and hemp (serarate).
Clean white rags, woolen rags (sepa
thorne avenues. Mrs. F. 8. Myers is
chairman of the home economics divis rated), mixed rags; empty spools.
Old clothes, old shoes, old kid gloves,
ion, under the direction of whom the
kitchen is operated. Mrs. Lee Da ven- leather cushion tops.
Fruit jars, cold cream jars, bottles of
|a>rt is chairman of the kitchen, and she
is assisti-d by clubwomen, school teach all kinds (cleaned), flower pots, old
ers, and women in different organisa camera plates.
tions. A group of patriotic women
Collapsible paste and paint tubes,
assist in preparing the fruits and vege wafer tins, corks, tin pails, cans with
tables. They are known as sergeants, coven.
with Mrs. Anton Giebisch as chairman.
Typewriter ribbon boxes and spools,
The call sent Out for cherry pickers carbon-paper Ixtxes, egg cartons, berry
met with good response, and the can- boxes, crates.
ners have txx-n kept busy this week.
Wooden and pastelmard ixixes of all
More pickers will lie needed later, and kinds.
information may be had by calling the
War Service Committee in the Meier A
W. C. T. U. NOTES
The Union met Tuesday at the home
Conserve Food and Help Our Army of Mrs. Ruak, 6710 92nd street south
The morale of our lighting forces will east.
A suggestion for adjourning for the
settle thia war. We must see that the
morale of our men and of those who summer did not meet with the favor of
tight with them are kept at high tide. those present, and the meetings will be
The most pressing need in our support held as usual.
Discussion of home work, thrift ideas
of the fighting forces is that of produc
ing and saving food, fad's stand to ami hxxi conservation occupied most of
gether and let them feel our support all the time.
Miss Gladys Gilbert played two piano
solos and the hostess treated the* com-
The best things of yesterday are being pany to her excellent Royal Anne cher
improved by thefexperiencea of today.
OREGON FOOD NEWS
Assistant Federal Food Administrator
Newell, in announcing the inauguration
of the price interpretation system said:
’’The information regarding the cost of
important food commodities to the
dealer will l*e secured by committees,
wtio will also determine and suggest
the reasonable figure at which these
staples thould be sold to the con
These committees will make
weeklv investgations and give out their
schedule of price interpretations through
the local newspapers. It should be
understood clearly that these prices,
however, will not be definite or abso
lute. but are merely suggestive pi ices
that will be reasonable tor both con
sumer and dealer at the time in the
locality where published.”
In announcing the recent food ad
ministration rule that, until further
notice, no family in Oregon be allowed
to purchase more than 25 pounds of
sugar for canning purposes, instead of
the 100 pounds heretofore permitted,
Mr. Newell explained that this new re
striction is not due to any actual short
age of sugar or of sugar-retining capac
ity, but that it is made necessary be
cause of the lack ef shipping facilities.
DRAT I LOITERY GOMES FRIDAY
Secretary of War'Bakerhas announced
that the draft lottery for newly regis
tered 21-year-old men will be conducted
at the Senate office building, starting at
9 o'clock Friday morning, June 28.
First Fiction Known
The oldest work of fiction extant is
thought to be the ‘’Tale of Two Broth
ers,” written 3,200 years ago by the
Theban scribe F.nana, librarian of the
palace of King Menepthah, the sup
posed Pharaoh of the Exodus.
In co-operation with the Food Admin
istration, a series of demonstration« in
REASONABLE LIVING. BEST OF AIR
tlie canning and drying of fruita and
AND NATURE’S PLAYGROUNDS
veg<tabh-s will he given in twenty
i «choola ot the city by tlx Domestic Bci- ! INVITE THE HOMESEEKER-LET
ence department ot tlie public ichools.
US PREPARE AND WELCOME.
Tlie Girl«’ Canning Club will meet in j
tlie morning and the Housekeepers in i At tbe weekly noon meeting of the
member»’ council of the Chamber of
Monday, July 1, is tlie date set for Commerce Monday, one of the main
tlie demonstration at the Lenta school, iMues diacuivied was tbe housing quea-
and Wednesday, July 3 for the Arleta I tion. Herbert (Jordon, chairman of tbe
joint housing committee, said that tbe
city will need accommodations for from
8000 to 9000 additional residents within
tbe next six months, owing to certain
increases in the shipyards and other in
Beginning next week the Portland Red dustrial plants. He urged immediate
Cross chapter will sell Thrift Stamps necessity of provision for this increase,
each Wednesday afternoon during the suggesting the erection of apartment
summer at the Lenta Branch Library.
houses or small homes in tbe vicinity of
tbe industrial districts.
The Herald would suggest that some
BABY NEARLY PERFECT IN TEST
The si*ven-month»-old daughter of ot these people might be taken care of
Mr, and Mr- Alexander Duncan, 6805 in the Mt. Scott district. There are
83 rd street, attained au average of 99J4 still vacant houses here which rent for
a moderate sum, or could be purchased
|«r cent in a decent eugenics test.
on reasonable terms. Also many fine
lota are lying idle which would make
ANNUAL MOONLIGHT EXCURSION good
home sites. In some eases the
The Portland Christian Endeavor owners are in a position to enable them
Union enjoyed their annual moonlight to erect small houses as an inducement
excursion Tuesday night.
They en- to buyers. Spme of these lota are being
gaged the steamer Swan to take them eaten up with taxes while waiting for a
down the Willamette and (Columbia. real estate boom which may never come.
Severul members of the Lenta society
It would be a patriotic service as well
had the pleasure ef the trip.
as a civic help to place these lots upon
the market at reasonable prices.
Why not fill up tbe waste spaces in
Morning sermon, “ What is Life?” this district? Nothing could do more
Evening sermon, What Shall We Do toward bringing about street improve
When the W’ar is Over to Help the ments, a paid fire department, better
car service, etc.
Thursday prayer meeting topic. ‘‘The
You may offer the arguments that
Bible Poet and Nature.” Everyone tbe district is iaolated. the car ride too
welcome to these meetings.
long, and lack of improvements a dis
But what of tbe
Missionary Society Meeting
thousands already making good? What
The quarterly meeting of the Ladiee’ they are doing others can do
Home and Foreign Missionary Society
Every effort should be made to get a
met Tuesday at the Baptist Chnrch. fair portion of the newcomers for tbe
About eighty members were present.
Mt. Scott district. Every new resident
must of necessity put into circulation in
the community tbe price of lodging and
food, and as much in the way of mer-
^hMdiaa can be obUip-d f-l MX e\c»l-
l«ui stok,.-. in this locality at a lower
W. 8. 8. will help buy liberty and
figure than in down-town stores, it is
a conservative estimate to assume that
Should we not consider it a privilege each newcomer adds from $30 to $50 [x-r
to save to help dur boys?
month to the welfare of tbe town.
Lend your mpney as freely as our
At the present time, strangers coming
boys are giving themselves.
to Lenta with tbe intention of locating
It is cheaper to spend a lot of money must wander about seeking even a room
in which to sleep, in vain in many in
to win the war than not to win it.
Madge Tamplin is convalescing nicely stances, and as the streetcars will quickly
take them elsewhere, this very home
after an operation for appendicitis.
lessness drives many away who would
Mrs. A. J. Boatright is home from tbe
otherwise become residents of the com
hospital and is improving rapidly.
Jack Close is adding at attractive
As a remedy for this condition, a co
porch to his house in Eugenia Park.
operative etfort to prepare and make
Miss Betty Hyde, who has been visit known that such places are available,
ing in Lents the past two weeks, re suitable dwellings for families and lodg
turned to tier home in Clatskanie Tues ings for those who wish only sleeping
apartments, wouid be of immense bene
Are you grateful that 2,000,000 of our fit in making this place attractive to
boys, enlisted in our Army and Navy, those seeking a location.
Some of the empty business houses
are giving up security at home? If you
are, turn your gratitude into War Sav could be easily converted into house
keeping apartments and lodging rooms,
Mrs. J. M. Nelson, accompanied by and th» stranger thus be made welcome
her little son, Harold, arrived from in our midst.
Board and meals can be obtained in
Bend last week to look alter property
—the good, wholesome, oldfash-
ioned kind—far cheaper thau down in
Eugeue Kelly has been called to the
the city or close to the shipyards, and
colors, and his mother, with whom he
i out here the children cau play in the
resides, has moved from 6725 86th street
woods within a few blocks from home
to 6814 82nd street, to be near her
and enjoy the finest air obtainable any
daughter, Mrs. W. R. Douglas.
where, summer resorts not excepted.
Mt. Scott region is an ideal place for
Let's help them to locate is Lents.
June brides as the mock orange is out
in great profusion and in beauty its
blossoms are scarcely excelled by the
To Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Anderson, 4711
‘‘real thing.” Bushes are found all over
58th street, June 20, a son.
town, wherever the native shrub has
To Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hodson,
not l-een crowded out by cultivation.
Gresham, June 18, a son.
Mrs. R. H. Todd of Gresham spent
To Mr. and Mrs. Carl Aschoff, Mar
several days the past week at the home
mot, June 16, a daughter.
of her brother. W. L. Powell, 5920 60th
To Mr. and Mrs. 8. Sakuma, 4004
street. A family party motored over
street, June 12, a son.
Canyon road Sunday and also made a
To Mr. and Mis. James F. Hunter,
call upon Mrs. R. J. Williams, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Powell, <Wi Missis 4822 74th street, June 9, a son.
Mabel Olson Schultz, aged 26 years,
121,782 Square Miles Mined
beloved wife of Richard Schultz, 1511
The area in the North Sea, recently Hawthorne avenue. Burial was at
announced by the British Government Canby, Ore., on Tuesday.
as prohibited as dangerous to shipping,
Millie Stipano, 5528 58th avenue,
will be the greatest mine field ever laid
June 21, aged 3 years, from pneumonia.
to foil submarines. It will embrace
121,782 square miles, larger than the
state base forming a line between Nor
Despite the fact that German artillery
way and Scotlaud and the ,x>ak extend fire destroyed virtually all their Y. M.
ing northward into the Arctic Circle.
C. A. equipment, three American and
three French workers on the western
War Zone Service
front immediately gatliered new sup
Dr. Robert Freeman, after a year’s plies, opened a bakery and fed thousands
service at the front in France with Y. of wounded and refugees, asking nothing
M. C. A. workers, recalls having made for food or services.
eleven speeches in three days and trav
In 1898 gasoline sold for 6 cents a
eled two days and nights on trains with
PORTLAND RED CROSS TO SELL
THRIFT STAMPS AT LIBRARY