¿ML ^rrrtt ìleratò Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, August I I9lb Subscription, $1.50 a Year ,f of 0 Library Vol. 16. No. 31 resentation of the spirit of the war. MuRt ROOMS MI DID SI LOtMS VVLLL CARED A number <>f the nations were rep ALL CANNING STEPS IMPORTANT; GALA DAY SPtN I resented by twirls in costume, em WISE CANNERS HEED EVERY RULE fOK 6. A. R. VIMIORS I OR BY LENIS PEOPLE the idcu of a united people AT HELD MEET in bodying a great cause. Gresham Grange LENTS CHANGERS ATTEND AN NUAL MEET AT GRESHAM - 2000 PERSONS ENJOY PATRI OTIC PROGRAM AND SPORTS. Lenta was well represented at the Grange field meet at Groaham last Saturday. It was estimated that more than ¿000 persons attended the exer cises and witnessed the sports. Several of the Granges offered spe cial stunts, all of which were enter taining. While some of them were very funny it was conceded that Pleasant Valley Grange was entitled to the greatest honors for its rep WOODMERE and had a comedy scene of McGinty at the bottom of the sea, while Pair view had only a single representa tive in the person of D. S. Dunbar who sang a patriotic parody on "Old Black Joe.” Multnomah Grange had a stuffed figure of the ^Kaiser and, proceeded to swat him with patriotic placards and a final knockout. Russclville contented itself with. a song by a quartet. After the program had been fin ished the remainder of the afternoon was devoted to the «port events, in these the honors again went to Pleasant Valley Grange. J, J. Johnson, Master of Evening Star Grange, was chairman of the day. Many more room* thap are lilted [ will be needed to accommodate the visitors during the National G. A. ; R. Encampment August 19 to 23. Mr». John W. Maffet, 6335 Nineti eth street, telephone Tabor 1309, is able to list your room* for Grand Army guest». All who can possibly »pare one room or more should make the fact known by »ending in their names and addresses without delay. Rector Takes Vacation. The services at St. Paul's Episco pal Church. Woodmere, will be dis continued during the month of Aug ust. The rector. Rev. O. W. Taylor, will spend the month at Seattle and other northern points. St,. Paul’s Guild will also take a vacation dur ing August. LLARD AVENUE SPBCIAL CORRBSPONÜhNCE Somebody ruthlessly destroyed most of the choicest plants iu Mrs. George Merry's flower garden last week. The beautiful plants were pot ted carefully each winter and nursed watchfully all winter. Everyone in the community looked forward to the time when Mrs. Merry would put them out for all to enjoy. Conse quently the person who destroyed the plants is getting a good roast ing. Miss Gladys Crum rendered a piano solo very creditably. Light refresh ments were served and all enjoyed themselves. Little Nanette Younger spent the week-end at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Harry Usher, on Fifty-seventh avenue. The three children of Mrs. Henry Haugner have been suffering with whooping cough. Mrs. Caldwell, of North Platt, Neb., has been the guest of Mrs. Alex Rob inson, on Millard avenue, bhe is visiting all through the west, stop ping at Seattle, Tacoma and other cities. She is now in Hood River and will return to Portland soou. Mrs. Ivan Pollard and baby, Bar bara Jane, are visiting Mrs. Pol lard's mother in Washougal. Wash. Mr. Pollard is in Nebraska, where he will have his old position in the bank, and Mrs. Pollard will go to him in September. Mrs. Pollard wax Mrs. W. A. Holmes and children a member of the Millard avenue arc spending their vacation at the Presbyterian Church choir and a much appreciated soloist. beach. Miss Bertha Fletcher is at present residing with Mr. and Mrs. O. IL Gilbert, on Forty-eighth avenue, ow- mg tq the abscuce of her mother, Mrs JLkwhtr, who has left for Seat tle o viait her tv» who is in the training camp at Camp Lewis. Mrs. Mira Zchrung spent last week at Gladstone Chautauqua. She reports an interesting and benefi cial time and most enjoyable pro gram. Vancyl Klock, son of Mrs. Blanche England, on Fifty-third avenue, has enlisted in the U. S. navy and ex pects to be called to service any day. He is at present enjoying a short outing al Rock Island with a party of friends. Mr. Klock will be greatly missed in our musical circles as he is one of our promising bass soloists. He is also a member of the male chorus under the direction of Professor liollingworth. It is hoped that he will cheer some poor soldier or sailor's life by his singing. Mrs. Blanche Klock and Peter Eng land were united in marriage at the close of the morning services of the Millard avenue Presbyterian Church, Sunday, July 14, Rev. William Har vey Amos officiating. Many friends were present. Mrs. Klock was given away by her son, Vancyl Klock. Mr. and Mrs. England now reside in their new home at Fifty-third av enue and Seventy-second street. The meetings of the Red Cross unit, at the home of Mrs. George Merry, on Millard avenue, are al ways inspiring. The women of the community deserve public credit for their work. Mrs. William Lope is recovering rapidly from a very serious opera tion performed about two months ago. The Arlcta Union of the W. C. T. U. will hold its next meeting in the club rooms of the new Public Li brary. We are proud of our new building and many will enjoy its ad vantages. The Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Millard avenue Pres byterian Church met at the home of “Grandma" Hollingworth, Seventy- second street and Fifty-seventh av enue. Mrs. McClung gave a splendid talk on the "American Indian’s Prog ress," and Mrs. Hickey read a fine article on the progress of the Amer ican Negro. Mrs. Hollingworth gave a fine talk also. A paper was read by Miss Alma HoJIingworth in the absence of its writer. Mrs. Putnum. Be cheerful. Mental depression checks digestion. Poor digestion wastes food. Wasted food helps the enemy Cheer fulness is therefore conservation. BRIEF »NEWS NOTES of LENTS tftapa In Canning: Left, Packing Pimentos In Glaaa; Right, Placing Jara In Processing Vessel. The first step tn home canning cf vegetables or fruits Is to make sure that all the needed apparatus la handy and In condition for immediate use. Aa explained, thia consists of a hot- water bath outfit (such aa a wash boiler with a false bottom), or a steam pressure canner, glass Jars, tops and rubber rings (or cans and soldering outfit), a yard or two of clean cheese cloth for blanching and dipping, and the usual kitchen equipment of clean •nameled pans, knives, s|x»ons, wood en paddle, and sugar, salt and other condiments for flavoring. Tables and all utensils with which the product is to come In contact must be scrupu lously clean—preferably scalded with boiling water. Use Fresh, Sound Products. Mrs. A. J. Hollingworth has as The fruits or vegetables to be guests her son's wife, Mrs, Pearl canned must be fresh, sound and nei Hollingworth and baby Jean. ther too green nor too ripe. Young vegetables give better results than old. Mrs. A. M. Webber and daughter, woody or tough ones. Alm to get the Alice, have returned home to Havre, products Into the jars ax quickly as Is Every minute's Mag- Mont. Tfiey hale been visiting Mrs. practicable. Putnam, on Seventy-first street, who lessens flavor and adds to the difficulty of canning. Such products as green is a sister of Mrs. Webber. peas or sweet corn are not fit to can If they are olT the vines more than a Mrs. O. B. Elliot, of Goldroad, Ari few hours. Pens for canning should zona. returned home last week. She be picked early In the morning or dur had been the guest of her son, F. ing a cool spell and rushed Into the A. A. Putnam. cans. Don’t let peas stnnd after they are shelled. Prepare Water Bath and Empty Mrs. Harry Usher, on Fifty-seventh Jara and Lids. avenue, is quite proud of her little Start your day’s canning operations ten-year-old daughter, Marian, who was able to do her share of war by putting your wash boiler or hot- service by canning ten quarts of water bath with Its false bottom to boll on the fire. Before the water In raspbecrics absolutely unaided. She It gets too hot place clean empty Jars also made five pints of currant jelly. on their sides and put glass covers or metal caps In the bath, the me’nl The Red Cross class at Mt. Scott caps preferably In a piece of cloth play park was treated to a fine pic which mny be lifted out conveniently. nic at Peninsula Park last last Sat Cover the Jnrs with water, put the lid urday. They all wore their- khaki on the boiler, and let the Jars boil until you are ready to use them. They suits they had made during the week. should be allowed to boll for at least They went swimming and had a fine 15 minutes. As It takes time for a time. big vessel of water to come to a boll, start this boiling of jars some time “Grandma" Hollingworth has re before you begin actually to prepare ceived a very interesting letter from your fruit or vegetables. Try not to Clarence Freeman, who has gone to have your prepared fruits or vegeta his home in Fairbury, III., prepara bles wait any length of time to be put into the boiled Jars. * tory to joining the U. S. Infantry. Meanwhile itnrt water for blanching Mr. Freeman had not been home for to boil In a c’ 'an enameled pail. four years. Mr. Freeman and Van tTse only new rubber rings. Shortly cyl Klock were given a fine farewell before you will use the rubber rings- reception before Mr. Freeman’s de add a tenspoonful of bicarbonate parture for the East, at the home of (cooking) soda to a qunrt of boiling “Grandma” Hollingworth. The yard water. Cleanse the rfibber rings. Just was a beautiful scene with its Japa before putting them on the Jars by nese lanterns, bunting and American dipping them for one minute in this flags. A delightful musical program hot soda water. Preparing Fruits ana Vegetables. was rendered and fruit punch was Select sound, fresh fruits and vege served during the evening. tables and carefully wash in cold wa The two boys were each presented ter. Do not put soft berries into wa with soldier and sailor kits, and ter. Rinse them by pouring water other cherished presents. over the berries in a colander, being careful not to mash or bruise them. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hollingworth Sort the product again and discard all and family; also her son’s wife. bruised or defective pieces. With clenn hnndx and scalded uten Pearl, and baby, Jean, have gone to their ranch near Banks for a short sils peel or scrape or cut up large products Into pieces of cnnnlng size. vacation. If the hot Jars are not yet ready— and they must have boiled for at least Mrs. George Merry, of 7103 Fifty 15 minutes—cover each dish of pre fifth avenue, was suddenly called to pared product with a clean towel or Seattle by the illness of her daugh scalded cover. Better yet, prepare ter, Mrs. Mattie Carrier. only a small quantity at a time «nd rush into one or two Jars. Then pre Miss Myrtle Camel, of Fifty-fifth pare another batch. The quicker the avenue S. E.. has returned home product Is prepared and packed Into from Eugene. She is working at the the hot jar the better. Ladd & Tilton Rank, but will return to school in the fall. Rev. and Mrs. William Harvey Amos, pastor of Millard avenue Pres- j hyterian Church, ami son, William, left for Tacoma Tuesday for a short vacation. They will visit Mr. Amos' mother. Cart L. Randall, one of the radio students recently sent to the Lents Radio Station, was a caller at The Herald office the other day. Mr. Randall is a bright young man from Kansas City, Mo., who had just been admitted to the bar when he was called to the colors. The other young men at the radio station are Delbert W. Sprague, of Seattle; Frank W. St rope, from Kellogg. Idaho. They were sent here from the United States Naval Radio School of the University of Washington, at Seat tle. and will finish their course at this station. The boys are all of the character which makes the people of the United States especially proud of their soldiers. Mr. Randall spoke appreciatively of the hospitality shown the men in Portland, and, as Lents is notable for its good eating places, they wilt be well fed, as well as getting plenty of fresh air while here. Blanching. Just before plnclng In the Jars pnt the prepared product In the center of a clenn cheesecloth square. Take the cloth by the corners and plunge the product Into the clean boiling water In the blanching vessel. Allow it to re main In the boiling water only for the time specified for the particular prod uct. Remove immediately and either dip Into cold bath or place directly in the Jars, as directed for the product Rev. Frank M. Jasper spent Friday Dowler, were callers at The Herald at home with his family. office Thursday. No wonder Eggeman’s Market is Stevens’ Cash Store has some in a busy place. It is so clean and cool If dipping In s cold water bath la teresting news for you in large type that one feels very comfortable in advised for the product, the moment on page 4 of this paper. eating meat served there. See the the hag of blanched material lx taken from the boiling water plunge It into a card on another page. Mrs. E. P. Tobin and children are vessel of clean cold water—the colder spending their vacation on their the better. Allow it to remain In the Miss Caroline Rhynell has rented cold water only for the time specified. ranch at White Salmon, Wash. her home at 597 Ninety-ninth street Do not allow it to soak in the cold to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Howard and water. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holmes, of gone as cook in a logging camp to Packing the Jar. St. Johns, spent Sunday at the O. S. aid in the war service. Remove from the water bath the Worden home at Gray’s Crossing. Jars and covers, which must have been boiling for at least 15 minutes. As Lents Mercantile Co., sales people, Glen V. Wimberly was the guest are very busy these days, but can quickly as possible pack the blanched (and dipped) product Into the bulled Sunday of his brother. Corporal Carl find time to serve the newcomers Jars. Pack quickly and carefully, us E. Wimberly, at the O E. Lent home. with groceries of the best. See ing a flat and narrow wooden paddle the company’s ad in another column. or wooden spoon. Eliminate all bub Dr. Ogsbury, the dentist, is one of bles. Pack tightly but not so as to the busy men in this community. See Mrs. G. R. Evans, who, with her mash or crush the product. Fill the Jar to within one-half inch his professional card in another col husband, recently came to Portland of the top with hot brine or water or umn. from Idaho, was in Lents Friday to Juice if you are canning vegetables, see her father. C. W. Smith, of The or with hot sirup, fruit juice or merely Herald force. Mr. Evans is now A. S. Pearce, of the Sheet Metal clean hot water if yim are cantilug working in the Portland shipyards. Works, is fu!l-up on business these fruit. Directions for making brines and sirups are Included In the bulletin days. See his ad in a “new dress" James E. Snyder, half-brother of on canning Issued for free distribution this week. by the U. S. department of agricul O. H. Auborn. on Fifty-sixth avenue, ture. Mrs. L. Madden has moved to who was called to the colors in Partial Sealing of Jara. Lents from the West Side and March, is in the Medical Officers’ As each Jar Is filled and while it lx Training Camp at Fort Riley, Kan still hot place a rubber ring cleansed opened dressmaking parlors in the sas, and is helping care for the boys In boiling soda and water on the Jar. Yott building. in the hospital. Mr. Snyder is a Screw down the boiled top, If a screw former Lents boy. top jar is used, but do not screw it Roy Hurst has bought a house at tight. If glass-ton Jars are used, put Myrtle Park, on Forty-fourth avenue, on cover and slip wire over it. but do O. S. Worden, of 8521 Eighty-third not press down side spring. Do not and his family has moved into their street S. E.. suffered a fracture of new home. delay In putting on tops until the jar the collar bone Monday, the result and top are cool. of a fall from the delivery wagon of Do not seal jars tight at this stage. The regular monthly business The packed product will expand some meeting of the Methodist Episcopal the Morrison Lumber Co., for which what when the Jars are boiled (proc Church was held Monday evening at he is working. He is recovering essed), and there must be an outlet , nicely and hopes to be at work agai the church edifice. for the expanding air. soon. As each Jar Is partially sealed put It back In the hot-water bath from A. Guler. living on Greeley street, The advertisement of the Lents which some of the hot water has been | who is representing the Rubber removed and to which cold water has Elastic Roofing Co., was a business Garage is not hard to find, as Axel Kildahl, the progressive proprietor, been added until the water Is merely visitor in Lents Saturday. believes in letting people know warm. Do not put cold Jars directly Into hot wnter. They will crnck. Try through the local paper the ad The ever progressive Mt. Scott to have filled Jars and the water In the vantages of trading at home. bath about the same temperature nt Drug Company is prepared to fur nish music for your home, as an the start. Miss Anna Ricther. of St. Paul. Fill and partially seal all the Jars nounced on page 4 of this paper. Minn., is visiting at the home of Mr. as rapidly as possible and place them and Mrs. N. F. Tillman. 6236 Ninety in the bath. See that when all are In the water comes over tops of the jars. : J. L. Johnson, of Gilbert, was in fifth street. Miss Ricther left Port Put a tight cover on the vessel to Lents yesterday. He is very busy land two years ago to accept a posi keep the steam around the tops ofYhe this week painting the residence of tion with the Great Northern Rail Mrs. Silverstone, on Wilson Hill. jars. road. and has come back to spend Allow the Jars to remain In the boil her vacation with old friends here. ing water for the time specified for the Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Haugner. product. Begin counting the time for from Abbotsford, Wis.. have pur Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kersting, of proce?slng when the water around the chased a home on Sixtieth avenue, Damascus, were in Lents Saturday Jars In the water bath starts to bolt near One Hundred and First street. looking after business and. inci Sealing the Jars. Remove jars from the hath at the dentally. taking in the Rancher show end of the canning period prescribed ! Tom Anderson, brother of Ser attractions. They are selling off for the particular vegetable or fruit. geant William M. Anderson, who en their stock and farm implements Instantly clamp tightly or screw ' with a view to going to California down the ltd on each Jar as It is taken listed in the Quartermaster’s Depart next winter. ment of the Army, is in the East. out. Make certain there is no leak. Store Jars to cool In a draft-free place. Miss Winona Aniferson is at home Test for leaks again next day. If any Mrs. Hattie Reldin. of Arleta, was Jar shows any signs of leaks replace with her mother, Mrs. William M. in Lents Monday and called on her fnulty rubber, cap or container and Anderson, on Saginaw Heights, after old-time friend. Mrs. William Wood, reboll. an absence of several months at Sea on Third avenue; also making The Canning In Metal. side. Herald a visit. Mrs. Beldin is rep Wash the cans carefully and scald resenting this paper in Arleta and with bolting wnter to make certain S. R. Dowler says if he is not able Kern Park, and as she was for sev that they are absolutely clean. In the case of cans, prepare the product the to go to France to lick the Kaiser eral years editor of the Mt. Scott same as If It were to be packed In he will do his bit by helping to News, is well qualified for the work. Jars. Fill the cans. Solder on the build ships at the Foundation Ship tops, leaving open the small hole In George W. Day. of Ninetieth street, yards. the center of the cap. now working for Uncle Sam in the Bolling (Processing) Filled Cans. Becker’s Market is not only still Government Commissary, is a re Remove the exhausted cans, tip the air hole with solder, then process In selling extra choice meats, but also markably vigorous veteran of the boiling wnter or In a wnter-seal or has a fine lot of fresh fruits. See Civil War. As he is accustomed to stentu-pressure canner for the time advertisement on another page of getting what he goes after, his rec specified for the particular product The Herald. ord as a fisherman is very good. He and for the particular outfit. has brought home one or more large Bulletins Issued for free distribution fish each day, caught under the Mrs. Harry Usher, of Woodmere, by the department of agriculture, Rroadwav Bridge during his noon with baby Laura Jean, now seven Washington. D. C.. tell nil about can day rest hour. month« old. and nurse. Mrs. S. R. ning In cans as well as !<• glnss Jara. Cold Dipping.