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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, July 25. 1918
Subscription, $1.50 a Year
SURPRISE PARIY GIVEN
KERN PARK SOL WER
FIFTEEN STAR» REPRF.SI'NT SONS
AND GRANDSONS - FAR I; WELL
RECEPTION GIVEN MEMBER AND
SOCIAL EVENING SPENT.
Hliilob Circle held dedicatory
in Odd Fellow« Hall Saturday evwuiiig
fur their uew service flag, now bearing
twelve lUn of honor—but soon io have
three more added—representing sons
and grandson« of member«, wiw are
serving their country.
An informal reception wan titan held
to Mrs. 8 J. Allen, who will eoon leave
the oily. A muaieai program, which in
cluded a vocal selection by Mrs. Jajq>er,
and addrewtes formed a |>art of Uw
This afternoon ilia ladies of Hhllob
Circle and Keubeb Wilson Post, O. A. R.
will meet al the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Allen to give them a farewell reception.
Sainrd ay evening tlie members of
Bl Paul’s Church will go and «ay their
OHIO SOCIETY TO ENTERTAIN
SOLDILKS AT PENINSULA PARK
The Ohio Society wilt entertain sol
diers from Vanoouvrr Barracks ou Sat
urday evening, July 37, at IVniniula
Park. Picnic dinner at 7 o'clock, fol-
lowed by dancing in park gymnasium,
Notify secretary, Tabor 2793, that you
will I m > there. Arrangements for enter
tainment of visiting Ohio Grand Army
mrn will Iw considered at this meeting.
Heveral members of ths Arista Bap
tist Church aud ths Young People«'
Boelsty had a surprise party cn Otis
Woodham, at ths hours of bi« parents,
Mr. and Mr«. WUIi«ni Woodham, ot
Ksru Park, last Thursday sveniug. !
(His ha> lieen a member of ths Bunday
He bool, Y mug Peoples’ Buclsty and ths
Church for a number ot years. A vary
pleasant evening was enjoyed, several
gains« were played, and refreshments
Everybody looking happy and feeling
grataful that the dry season is at last
Mr. and Mrs. Angelow, whose home is
located in a beautiful cherry orchard on
Eiglity-seobnd street. are enjoying trips
In their handsome new auto.
Mrs. John Tlipperson of Spokane Falls
is here visiting her son, Harry Hipjier-
son, and family, in their cosy bungalow
on Hfaty-seventh avenue. Many of their
friends are hoping tlie visit will not be
too short, as the lady is a very interest
Mm Otto Schaeffer has purchased the
residence and lota on thecornerof Sixty
seventh avenue and Eighty-second street
and has Is-en remodeling and making
other improvements to the property.
She also has quite a war garden.
Mr. and Mrs. Georgr Yarnow, of 6IM7
Eighty-second street southeast, attended
the Moose picnio near Milwaukie, and
report a fine time and a large, merry
crowd. Olliers of th s district were also
there with their autos.
If prizes were given the owners of war
gardens, this district, or rattier two
districts, would lie hard to compete
with as to growth, cultarv and variety,
ami because so many have specialized it
would not be fair to mention any par
The residence on Eighty-sixth street
near Seventy-first avenue is now oecu-
pied by Mr. Shaffer, wife and several
small children. They are giving the
place a homelike appearance, which is a
relief, as I lie house had been empty for
nearly three years and was getting badly
out of repair.
O.(Daily has gone to Newberg, where
he will work with a threshing outfit.
The wildcat, or catamount, that was
seen last week was run down by hounds
this week and shot by August Budon-
slin. It weighed forty pounds.
After forty years of careful training
the celebrated German army, the beat
ever known, so they said, is being run
over by a lot of “green Yankee block
heads" or "bluffers.”
Fred Beechil will build a Hume from
his mill near the Rockwood schoolhouse
to the dam, a distance of six miles. The
estimated cost is $12,000. He will get a
contract for a period ot years for float
ing ties and other lumber.
The unexpected has happened. Vter
everybody had given up all hop,- for
rain until fall, it finally came on Mon
day and continued through Tuesday.
It is lining lots of good to gardens, late
green potatoes and pastures.
Lewis Ritzi-r went down to visit hia
people near Estacada last week, and said
they were feeding the finest kind of
cherries to tjie hogs. What a treat and
ANY CLEAN VESSEL WITH TIGHT
COVER MAY BE USED IN CANNING
COUNTY GRANGES GIVE
Fit ID DAY F Xt RCISES
SETS EIRE TO HAY
Multnomah County grange« will
, hold their annual Field Day exercizes LENTS VOLUNTEER FIREMEN DO
at Gresham Saturday, beginning at
OOOD SERVICE, BUT CAR AND
110:30 o’clock. The exercizez will be
CONTENTS ARE BADLY INJURED
held at the county fair ground». The
BY SMOKE AND WATER.
| program follows:
I^nta Volunteer Fire Department bad
Song, “America," chorus 100 voices;
■ address of welcome, Judge G. W. a run out Foster Road to Lents June
Stapleton; song, "Our Flag In the tion Saturday afternoon, when tbe fire
Wes of the Sea,” chorus; address, | bell gave the signal about three o’clock.
Lieutenant R. A. Blyth, Canadian In- j A car load of bay that was being
fantry, three year» active service, 22 switched on tbe street car track had
month» in trenche»; song, “Keep the taken fire from a cable that had fallen
Home Fire» Burning," chorus; patri upon it. The timely work ot tbe fire
otic address, Dr. F. Burgette Short, men prevented the hay from being en
tirely destroyed, but it was so damaged
pastor Wilbur Methodist Church,
by smoke and water that it brought
Portland (an eloquent and forceful
lees than a third of its marked value,
speaker); song, “The Flag Without a
selling for »8 a ton. The car was also
badly damaged. Tbe hay belonged to
Basket dinner at noon.
the Portland Floor Milla.
Blnce all successful canning is de
Fruita and vegetables may be suc
cessfully canned with very simple and pendent upon sterilization by means of
cheap appyancM. Tbouaauils of wom beat it is most Important to apply suf
en, girls, aud boys every year can fruits ficient beat to make tbe products ster
and vegetables successfully with home ile. Do not let filled jars cod before
made equipment—fn fact, ao success they are sealed. Seal them tight while
He loaves for Camp Lewis July 20th ■ fully that many find a profitable out they ere still hot from the bath. Tbe
side market for their surplus home- hotter the product when sealed the
His numerous friends wish him well.
less chance that molds and bacteria
To can almost' any fruit or vegetable from the air win enter the jar. live,
REVS. Y0UN660N AND RARICK
or fruit juice—especially for home use and cause the canned goods to spoil.
Tbe jars must be absolutely air
10 PREACH AT M, t. CHURCH —tbe conservwr needs only;
(a) Good, sound fruits or vegetables tight—hermetically sealed. The slight
est leak anywhere in a Jar or can at
Rsv. William Wallace Youngson will
(b) A large metal vassal, with tight- the rubt>er ring or through a crack
Song, “Star Spangled Banner,”
preach in the Lents Methodist church io lifting cover, such as a wash boiler or means that the air, carrying with it
the mornlog next Sunday, and Rsv. C. olg pall fitted with a false bottom of germs, may enter and tbe product will chorus; baritone solo, Dr. H. H. Ott;
not keep. Bear in mind that the hot selection, mixed quartet; song, “The
0. Rarick In the evening. Rev.
product la the jars will shrink a little Wild Bird,” chorus; selection, male
Hoardley ol University Park, author of
when it begins to cool. This shrink- quartet.
MORI CANNED GOOD» THAN
“Bethlehem Belle, occupied the pulpit'
I age will draw air Into the jar If the
Grange stunts, 2:30. Patriotic stunts
one Bunday recently. Al the meeting ' i I
frfrfrfrirtrtrtrfrfrirfrfrtHrtrtrfrfrfrfrfrirtrtrit | by Granges will be interspersed with
of the annual conference in Portland
First step—Get jars and tope,
WHERE CAN YOU CAN?
T | music, and followed by sports. Fat
io Beptember a regular pastor will be ■ clean them, and have them
appointed lor this church, to take tbe
men’s race, 5 yards, year’s subscrip
ready for use.
In the kitchen, proylded with
i place of Rev. J. M. Jasper, who la act
tion to Gresham Outlook; boys’ race,
8<-c<»n<l step—Have new rubber
coal or wood stove, range, gas
io» ae field secretary for tbe Y. M. C. A ,
rings ready to put the seal on
under 18 years, SO yards, necktie, do
stove, or oil stove.
your canned products.
sod ie station»! al Vancouver.
nated by Samuel Rosenblat. Port
Out of doors, tn a dean, cool,
Third step—Conveniently ar
land ; boys’ race, under 12 years, 50
shaly sprg, over a charcoal fur
range canning outfit and other
yards, pocket knife, donated by
1UNERAL Of JOHN HOWELL
Strowbridge Hardware Company,
heat a large kettle of water.
A determination to save food
John Howell died at hia home at Tre
Portland; girls’ race, under 18 years,
On the back porch.
mont Station July 17. Funeral service 1
In a city apartment
50 yards, umbrella, donated by E. W.
with a plentiful supply of fresh
was held from Kenworthy’« undertak
In a school room.
1 Aylsworth, Gresham ; free for all race.
vegetables and fruits, If careful
ing parlors in lamta, Friday afternoon.
In a community kitchen.
ly managed by safe and sanitary
I100 yards, baseball mit. donated by
Interment io the Ml. Scott Psrk ceme
Moist heat does the trick.
methods, will give results that
• L. L. Kidder Hardware Company,
Where does not matter 80
tery. Mr. Howell leaves a widow and
are successful and satisfying.
| Gresham; sack race, pocket knife,
much as how.
several children. He was aged 73 year».
Bulletins containing directions
I donated by Lents Hardware Com
for canning, preserving, jelly
pany, Lents; shoe scramble, baseball
making, drying apd other con
seal Is not perfect and there la the glove, donated by Mt. Scott Drug
serving methods will be sent free
slightest opening. Molds, yeasts, and
on request to the U. 8. Depart
bacteria are likely to be carried tn by Company, Lents; chicken race, chick
ment of Agriculture, Washlng-
the air and the very things the con- en, donated by S. B. Hall; tug of war,
., ton, D. C.
j , server tried to kill by heat end keep lemon pi*«, donated by Mrs. Ida Bur
what a sight these monster clierry trees
out by sealing are present in the jars gess and Mrs. J. C. Duke; tug of war
loaded with delicious fruit would be to
and all effort and labor Is lost.
for women, box of candy, donated by
laths or wire and partly filled* with
tlie |MM>|>le of tlie middle west.
P. Campbell; the annual Staples
(c) Heat to keep the water hollín*, Throw aside bent lids, even If the low cup grange relay race, presented by
(d) Tight-sealing jara and rubber er lip is dented only slightly. Discard Staples, the jeweler, to be won two
BELKOSE - GILBERT rings
(or cans and a soldering outfit). I jars with faulty screw threads or un years in succession for ownership,
J evenness where tbe rubber must fit. now held by Pleasant Valley Grange,
(•) A yard or ao of cheesecloth.
Take no chances with leaks.
The fire on Wilson bill, referred to in
(f) The ordinary enameled pans. leaky container must be reprocessed pony race, under 14 hands, free for
the Herald last week, was caused by china bowls, and other equipment
and sealed absolutely tight before it all; shetland pony race, V4 mile, free
carelessness and pipe ashes.
found in every kitchen.
ran be exjH-cted to keep.
Even sugar is not essential. Fruits
Thanks to the Soldier Boy from Van
More Elaborate Canning Outfits,
couver who kindly came over to Bennet and berries can be canned in plain hot
Those who wish to save time and
water, fruit juice or fruit sirups made
Cbajsd and preached last Bunday.
labor in canning can purchase steam HOLINESS GAMP MELTING OPENS
from concentrated fruit juice.
pressure caiiners, which produce tem-
People liere have not been seen on
The Oregon 8tate Holirieee Associa
The Hot-Water Bath.
telegraph (Hiles swinging their hats, ex
tion has begun its thirteenth annual
With a hot-water bath outfit the
actly, but all are certainly elated ami home canner can boil (process) the
campmeeting at Alameda Park, East
thankful for the rain.
Thirty-third and Mason streets. A
filled jars or cans so that when finally
large tabernacle, a number of tents and
Mr. French, who started for Eastern aealed th« contents are reasonably cer
the big dining hall are being utilized.
Oregon some time ago, has not lieen tain to keep.
C. H. Babcock, evangelist from Los
A false bottom for the processing
heard from nor any trace found of him,
Angeles, and A. L. Whitcomb, oi Uni
though diligeut rean-li has been made vessel is practicatly an essential. Its
puY|>oae fa to allow free circulation of
versity Para, in., are among the speak-
by relatives and friends.
the boiling water around and under the
Captain Branson, who died July 20, jars and also to prevent the jars from
ami was buried in Gresham on the 23rd, resting on the metal bottom right uext
will be remembered as the evangelist I to the flume. Such a false bottom cun
who held a series of revival services in readily be made out of pieces of lath
Job department of the Herald
Bennett Cliapel and won the love and j or wood or by bending a piece of stiff
office appreciates the following kindly
esteem of all who knew him. The sin I wtre netting. Still more convenient
note from a patron in regard to some
cere sympathy of this community is will be a wire basket with small legs
posters recently printed:
extended to his widow.
"I wish to say that I am very well
pleased with the work and am sure the
We want to pay the high tribute ’ A FREE GUIDE TO CANNING.
committee will also be well satisfied. I
which is due Jessie Farnsworth, who
think it a credit to your shop, and ap
Those Interested In canning
responded to Uncle Saul's call on the ‘!
preciate your promptness, in getting
10th of June. All reports say he is ■ j should send for the department
winning out with true blue loyalty, !of agriculture's bulletin on that
subject. It will be sent free on
though as an only child he leaves the
receipt of your postal enrd re
home lonely; but we “keep the home
To Make the Air Delightfully Fresh
quest to the United States de
tires burning.” His many friends here
In a sick room, dip a shee t in a pail
partment of agriculture, Wash
will not forget him, but hope and trust
of water to which has been added a
ington, D. C. It tells all about
his services will inspire ail who have
canning fruits and vegetables in
small amount of ammonia or listerine.
knowu him to be as loyal to him as he
glass and tin aiul how to make
Wring outjuntil almost dry; theii| hang
lias been to his parents.
■ i many attractive preserves, jel-
in front of an open window where there
; ’ lies, and fruit pastes.
is a gentle breeze.
Other free government (>ul-
; * letlns tell how to dry fruits and
A Simple Home Canner, Made From an
"The contention in Washington that
• x vegetables
Old Wash Boiler and Fitted With a
the passage of the Jones Bone-Dry Bill
Normer Peterson is working at the
wonld impair the efficiency of the ship
peratures higher than 212 degrees F., yards, strikes ue as a sad conm entary
Mrs. Chitman, of lxie Angeles, is vis and fitted with handles on either end or that of boiling water, and shorten upon the patriotism and manhood of
which stick up above the hot water. the period of processing.
the North,’' says a Newport News news
iting with her mothei, Mrs. Rushford.
This basket makes an excellent false
Pressure cookers, which are light to
Mrs. Johnson of Sellwood was the bottom and at the same time enables hamlie and which may be obtained up paper.
guest of Mrs. W. A. Ulrich last Friday the housewife without trouble to lift on the market in various sizes, are es
s.-xeml jars In or out of the hot v a»r<- pecially well adapted to home canning,
cool dnring the air raid
and to the quick and effectual prepar
Though quite a number of farmers in
the other night?”
this district had hay and grain out, all
"Rather! Why. he was so cool hie
kitchen and utensils, or a fire and clean meats, etc., which ordinarily require
rejoin'd to see the rain.
long cooking. They may be used to teeth were chattering all the while.”
Happy Valley Sunday school has
doors, the housewife will need only to advantage three times a day, the year
voted to have a picnic in the near fu follow directions carefully, work quick round, and the Investment of the small
Flax In Ireland
ture, time and place to he determined.
ly, and he ever wntchful of sanitary amount of money required to purchase
Government soon will
J. E. IVardorir had considerable ex conditions, to enn and preserve garden one of these is real kitchen economy
launch a »5,000.000 scheme for increas
citement Thursday w^ien his truck left product» successfully. When the re as regards time, fuel, and work. The
ing the cultivation of flax in Ireland,
grade near the sawmill oil the Deardorff quirt'd temperature to sterilize (boll, use of such an outfit and also full di
road. It took a «tump puller to bring it I Steam) vnrtons products is reached, rections on filling, heating and sealing owing to the importance of flax tor the
ordinary cans are given in bulletin^ manufacture of airplanes.
back to tiie road, lint no damage was
supplied free on request to the Depart
done except to the wood frack, which time stated in processing (heating) ment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.
timetables, and the Jars must be seal
Are yon looking for the "coming
ed air-tight immediately after the pro Where Only One Period of Boiling man” who is to inaugurate a better day
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Deardorff drove to cessing.
for the world? Remember, bis niothor
Mt. Hood Saturday, returning Monday.
Some steps In the procedure may
If the product is one that can be will surely precede him, and largely
They report having had a capital time, seem unnecessary to the amateur, but canned by a single-period of boiling In shape and train him.—White Ribbon
and found tlie roads in a very good con- the operations of blanching, boiling or a hot-water bath, your product, if Review.
51 r. Deardorff lias resigned his position I steaming of jprs, attention to rubber tightly sealed and thoroughly cold, is
rings, and flnifl sealing have hn impor
with the Vaughan Motor Worxs and tant function in aiding to kill molds, now ready for storage. Where only
Rev. Dr. Taylor was a caller in Lents
will lie identified with tbe Meyers Ga yeasts, and bacteria and In preventing one boiling is required, screw-top, Friday, the guest of Dr. McSloy and 8.
rage and Machine Works in I xmls.
tliMr re-entrv into the food.
cans can be used.
WAT SON /indi EN DALL
can food and preserve - the - nation
BIG SHOW WILL AMUSE
EENTS PEOPLE FOR WEEK
Bauscber'e Big United Showswill hold
forth on the grounds near tbe public
library, for a week. The amusement is
of a sort that will appeal to the children
who will enjoy tbe merry-go-rouhd and
other features. A big Ferris wheel will
give thrill to those who enjoy the onusu-
al. The show will be open afternoons
RALPH NICHOLS LIKES ARMY LIFE
Mrs. J. Nichols was a caller at the
Herald office Monday. She was rend
ing a copy of' the Herald to her eon
Ralph, from whom she had just re
ceived a letter from France. He said
that army life agrees with him, as he
weighs 171 pounds now, while hia
weight w»i but 130 pounds when he
went into the service
RADIO STUDENTS IN LENTS
Four yonng men in the radio servic
of the navy, who have been studying at
University of Washington for several
months, were transferee I last week to
the radio station at the loot of Ninety-
second street. Ac they board near the
business district, tbsir trim blue uni
forms are familiar objects on the streets
SAVE YOUR OLD PAPERS
TO HELP THE RED CROSS
“Save your waste and help win the
war” is the new slogan in the Port
land Chapter of the American Red
Cross. A salvage bureau has been or
ganized with headquarters at 80-82
Third street, corner of Oak, and dis
trict receiving stations throughout
the city. If every individual will do
his part, this new activity will be able
to finance largely the Red Cross work
of succor and relief for our boys
“over there.” A few newspapers in
one home are valueless, but collected
from all the homes in the city and
sold by the ton. they bring good re
turns. On this one item, the salvage
bureau cleared, in one week. $114.
Practically all household waste mate
rials can be marketed by the Bureau.
Mrs. Myrtle Sager is Divisional
Chief for the Lents district, and the
fire engine house is named as a re
ceiving station. If possible, take your
salvage material there, or, if you have
an automobile, take it directly to the
Pleasure does make us Yankees kind o
Ez though’t wuz sunthin paid for by
But yit we do contrive to worry thru
Ef Dooty tells us tnat the thing’s to du.
An’ kerry a hollerday, ef we set out.
Ez stiddily ez though t’wuz a redoubt.
CHERRY PICKERS RETURN HOME
Mrs. G. L. Catrand children, in com
pany with the C. C. Barker family,
have returned from Springbrook where
they have been enjoying an outing
picking berries and cherries. Many ot
the farmers in that locality could not
get help and their berries dried on the
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to extend our sincere thanks
to our many friends for their kindness
and sympathy shown us in our recent
bereavement in the death of our father,
August C. Kanne.
One Y. M. C. A. hut oversea.« has al
ready served more than a million sol
diers and sailors.