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Lents, Multnomah County, Oregon, August », 191»
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HARRY B. BLOYD
ON HONOR ROLL
YOUNO aERGl'.ANT, WELL KNOWN
MERE, AMONG THOSE KILLED
IN RECENT BATTLE» BRINGING
VICTORY TO ALLIED ARMY.
H. E. Bloyd, cashier of the Multnomah
State Hank, mwivsd word Monday that
his brother. Sergeant Harry R Bloyrf.
Company (?, Sth Field Battailion,* Sig
na) Corps, had tieen killed iu battle.
No details of his <leath have been re
ceived, only a short telegram Mating
that he was killed In action July 16,
which was tlw day our boys stopped the
last great German drive and started it
back toward Berlin.
Past tbe draft age, Mr. Bloyd enlisted
as a paivan- in the regular army, and
wa* sent to Fort I ea ven worth tor train
ing. He went to France last January
aud was In the irencl»es in Msy.
SCHOOL WILL PICNIC
EDGAR RUTEN BADLY
INJURED, BUT RECOVERING
Edgar, th* 10 ysar-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. E. B Rman on Ninety-first strsvt,
met with a «ad aceldsut Tuesday evan-
log. Mr. Rutati had taken the hoy*
for a vacation visit to their cousins'
(arm near Hkamoka «a, Wash. Alter
dinner the boy* went out to play. Al
bert, the eider ton. goiog -across tbe
road to a abed, picked up a »hot gun.
Edgar was approaching him when in
•ome manner the gun was discharged
■triklng F.dgtr in the cheat and ateto-
Tbe wounded boy wa* placed on
the «(earner Georgians and brought to
Portland that evening, be was placed
in tbe Go»»! Hamaratiu Hospital, and
an operation to remove tbe abut we*
immediately performed, aud the little
fellow la now »bowing promise of re
WILL HAVE LAWN SOCIAL
A quotation from one of bls latest let
At the home of Mrs. Lusk on Ninety-
ter«, written June 7, says:
second street next Thursday afternoon
"When we get time we sleep, and that tlie Missionary Society ot tlie Evangeli
is what I’ve been doing thi* p. m., to cal church will give a lawu social. Tlie
now 1 am good for another week unless Milwaukie society has beeu invited to
Friuie drops a “Good Morning" too join in the program and entertainment.
Each lady ia expected to.being a penny
close, and if he does I'll not be Worrying
about sleep any more. . . . The French to represent each year of tier age, for
tel) tu> we don’t know w‘xn we are th* Mirsionary fund. Refreshments will
whipped, aud maybe we don't for we be served and a musical program ren
Green peas are among the moat dif
all want to end tlie thing and get home dered. The social committee consista of ficult vegetablea to can at home. Ab
so much that we don't «top to figure out Mrs Frankhouser, Mr». Luak and Mr*. solute cleanllneaa, quick work, atten
tion to every detail, are eaaentials to
whether we are whipped or not.’’
■ucce**. Only young and very fri-ahly
gathered pea» should be canned. Pens
are best gathered In the early morning
when cool. Work rapidly from the mo
they are gathered. Peaa ahould
Mrs Ivy M. Kinney, piano iiiMructor, I Mrs. R. E. Thomas, at Gray's Cross- not stand after being shelled. Get
lias Iter proleasional cani iu the Herald ing will leave this evening for Han Fran them Into the previously boiled jar* as
cisco, where she is taking Mr Thomas, rapidly as possible. Shell and sort,
tor hospital treatment, a» lie has not putting only peas of the same alse and
degree of ripeness together. Do not
Harry Vale and family motored out to fully recovered from an injory received use bard, mature peas among tender
tlie Molalla Sunday for a day'* outing from a fall from a ladder in May.
ones or big peas with very small ones.
Blanching (dipping Into hot water)
Ione aged eight,and Viola Graham.six la very Important. If well done. It pre
Tlie Multnomah «tate Bank ia con year* old, sisters ot Max Graham, with vents cloudy liquor,- makes the peas
tributing considerable space to held win a little neighbor. Lea Ruby Steven*, tender, and also removes some of the
the war, and ban a meaeagv of interest also six, were caller* at the Herald office gluey substance which coats them.
Blanch by dipping the shelled pens
yesterday. The little girl* live near
lent* Junction and had come over to in a clean cheesecloth sack, into boiling
water one to four minutes, depending
Ninety-second street almpping.
Henry Dewhner has answered lite ci II
on the age of the peaa. Put Instantly,
of the shipyard* and ia employed in the
while hot, into cold water, (one tea-
Mrs. Kate M. Wagner, who haa been spoonful salt to one quart water) and
lx>lier shop of the Willamette Iron and
here for aorne time with her daughter, remove after about SO seconds.
Sirs. Gullika, went Monday to tier home
Drain and pack to within one-half
in Woodland, Wash. After taking care inch of the top of tbe previously boiled
Brugger, th«» baker, has something in of tlie fruit on her place, she will re
Jar. If the Jar Is filled too full, a few
teresting to tell yon in hi* ad thi* week, turn in time for the G. A. R. encamp peas at the top may burst and make
Mr. Brugger's bread is appetizing as ment.
tbe liquor cloudy. Add seasoning
well a* sanitary.
(on«*-thlrd level teusp«»onful salt and
Prof. Jame* T. Matthew» of ths Wil two-thirds level teaspoonful sugar to
I>nta Milbnery, on Ninety-second lamette Vnivetaity will preach at 11 in the <iuart) and fill with hot water and
street, still haa stylish models in Wim the morning at the Methodiat Church, paddle well to remove all air bubbles.
mer hate, of excellent quality at price* F.ighty-sixth street and Fifty-eighth ave Partially seal Jars.
Processing with »team under pres
that al) can afford.
nue. Mr. Matthews especially requests sure is recommended. Process pinta 45
that the yonng people be present. In minute» under pressure of 10 pounds.
Mrs. Inez Gulliks ha* been attending the evening Rev. J. G. Alfrid will oc Seal Immediately, cool in a draft-free
tlie opening of the' wholesale milliners cupy the pulpit.
place. When cold test for leaks, and
store In a cool, dark, dry place.
down town this week, studying ad-
Mr. and Mr*. Orley Blizzard and little
If the intermittent boiling process Is
vanned styles for the tall trade.
•on Norman arrived here last week from used, boll for 90 minutes on the first
Clarence Patixon (I»otter known as Lansing, Mich., and are occupying apart day, and 60 minutes on the second and
third day». Before ench subsequent
Pal), who is attached to the Depot ment« in the Helge building. Mr. Bliz boiling the covers must be loosened,
Brigade at Camp Uwis, spent Sunday zard ia employed in the shipyards aud and after each boiling the covers must
Mrs. Blizzard is doiug her bit to help
with tbe E. L. Rayburn family.
be ««-curely tightened to make seating
win tlie war by holding a portion with complete. Cool, teat for leaks and
a downtown garage.
Joseph Ixiraung and family, who were
If a »lngle-|»erlod boiling process Is
living on Eighty-tiftli street, have moved
J. Sanger Fox occupi«*d the pulpit at used, place Jara in the cattner and boll
to Marshfield, where Mr. Lorsnng will
the Friends church Sunday morning. A for at least three hours. Seal, cool,
Is1 employed at his old line of work.
large audience listened to hi* discourse test nnd store.—United States Depart
on “Church Finance,*’ and as he is field ment of Agriculture.
M. 8. Allen, who makes the run on secretary for tbe church lor the district
the electric line from Portland to Cor comprising Oregon. Washington and U.S DEPT or AGRICULTURE
vallis, spent Sunday at the home of his Idaho, he is in a position to acquire a
father, Thomas Allen, on Ninety-second great deal of knowledge on his subject.
Mias Vivian Julian has returned front
Dr. A. G. Atwood lias opened a dental a six weeks vacation spent at ‘'Meadow
office at 5922 Ninety-second street and is Brook Farm," Hood River, when* she
prepared to serve the public. HI* pro was the guest of Miss Muriel Beadell, a
fessional card will l»e found in another former lents young lady. Mias Julian
'! did her bit while there by breaking the
record at the farm in cherry picking.
To can okra select young tender
She will spend the rest of the summer pods. Remove stem without cutting
Sergeant D. C. Dye. of Coin,»any D, at the Tillamook Iteachea.
the seed pod. Blanch by dipping Into
boiling water from three to six min
21st Infantry, stationed at Long Reach,
utes. Plunge Immediately into a cool
Cal., is spending a ten-days furlough in
Mr. an<i Mr*. W. H. Pratt, ot Topeka, salt bath (one tenspoonful salt to one
Dints, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Kas., have recently located in lent* and quart of water). Remove at once.
F. McGill, relatives of Mrs. Dye.
Mr. Pratt ia putting tlie building at 9216 Pack into previously boiled Jara, cover
Foster road in shape to receive a ship with hot brine (two and one-half ounces
Mr. and Mr*. M. H. Cook, who have ment of notions, whicli ia expected to salt to one gallon of water). Partially
been in Yakima, Wash., for the part arrive soon. He will have a shoe repair »,»«1 Jara.
two month*, are baok in Ix»nts again, ahop iu connection with the notiou “Processing with steam under pres
and are at present making their home store. Josephine Pratt has been clerk sure Is recommended. Process pint
with Mr». Hancock, 10,003 Koster road.
ing at Stevens' Cash store, having pre Jars 30 minutes under steam pressure
of ten to fifteen pounds. Seal Immedi
ceded dter parents here.
ately, and cool In a place free from
P. George haa purchased tlie Graham
drafts. When cold test for leaks, and
grocery store on Williams avenue and
Henry Nutt, of Tacoma, has moved store tn a cool, dark, dry place.
Russel street and will take possession here with hi* family and located at 4586
If the Intermittent process is used,
the first of next week. Mr. George and Ninety first street. He is working ifi the boll for one and one-fourth hours on
family have l»s>n resident* of U'lits for shivyanls at St. Johns, also his son Roy, the first day and one hour on the two
an<l they find it worth while to make succeeding days. Loosen the covers
on the Jars before ench successive boil
♦ he trip to I<enta on account of tlie bet
ing. and seal completely after ench
Some ot those attending the camp
boiling. Cool, test for leaks, nnd store.
mreting at Jennings L<»lge Sunday were: children. Mr. Nutt is doing much in
If the single-continuous boiling
Rev. N. Rhnpp and wife, H. R. Schrw- the cause ot liberty, a« lie haa ope son, period is used, boll for at least two
er in an end family, Mrs. ami Miss Mor- Truman, already in France, and another! hours, Seal, cool, test for leaks, and I
terud, Mrs. Rusk ami Grandpa and son, Guy, who may be called to service store.—United States Department of I
at any time.
BRIEF NEWS NOTES of LENTS
Attractive and economical vegetable
mixtures to be served In salads, with
omelets, eacalloped dishes, and gar
nishes for mi it dishes can be canned
at home, This by-product may be
canned often when email quantities
are left from packing different vege-
tables whole, Any desired combina-
tions may be made. Vegetables ma-
turing in the same season should be
used. A good combination for the
spring would be carrots, peas, string
beans and onions. A mixture which
could be made from the fall garden
might consist of peppers, celery, on
ions snd »mall lima beans. (Beets can
not be used In such mixtures becuuse
they discolor tbe entire contents of tbe
Jar.) All these vegetables are pre
pared separately as for canning and
packed In layers tn previously boiled
Jars. Each layer should be packed as
tightly as possible before the next is
added. When the Jar is filled, cover
with brine (2% ounces of salt to one
gallon of water). Partially seal Jars.
Processing with steam under pres
sure is recommended. Process pint
Jars 45 minutes under pressure of ten
pounds. Seal immediately and cool In
a drnft-free place. When cold test for
leaks and store in a cool, dark, dry
If tbe Intermittent boiling process Is
used, boil for 90 minutes on the first
day, and 00 mlnutea on the second
and third days. Before each subse
quent boiling the covers must be looe-
ened, and after each boiling the cov
ers must be securely tightened to
make sealing complete. Cool, test for
leaks and store.
If a single-period boiling process is
used, place Jara tn the canner and boil
for at least three hours. Seal, cool,
test snd store.—United States Depart
ment ot Agriculture.
RED CROSS NEEDS
The Sunday School of the Lente M. |
E. Church will picnic at Heilwood Park, WORK HAS BEEN HAMPERED TO
Wednesday, August 14. Those attend
SOME EXTENT BY LACK OF O^N
ing will aaxrnt»<e at the » hnrch and take
MACHINES — “SAVING WASTE”
the car at I o’clock for Uie picnic
TO BE NEGLECTED.
grounii* Basket lunches will be carried,
which will be served in tlie evening co
On account of their machines being
that those who have teen employed dur
ing tlie day can g>> out to the grounds away for repairs last Thursday, the
Ijents Red Cross unit met tor work with
for dinner in the evening.
Mrs. W. B. Hadley ou Ninetv-fourth
street. Today they meet with Mr*. Cox
WEDDING BELLS RING IN LENTS on Fifty-eighth arenite, near Ninety-
Gue of the pleasant occasions of tbe third street.
season took place at tbe home of Mr.
Sewtng machines, eitaeg for use or a*
and Mrs. Wm. Thurston, 6134 94tb gifts would be very much appreciated by
street, Wednesday evening of this week. thtwe Red Cross workers, who are ¿pend
wh>*u their daughter Grace M wa* ing all the time possible in sewing and
united in marriage to Ragle H. Mills, knittting in tbe great service of alleviat
both of this city. About forty invited ing the suffering entailed upon so many
guests were present to witness the cere during war times. Any one who has an
monies. The nuptial knot wa* tied by idle machine will be furnishing an im
the Rev. Noah Shupp, pastor of the portant item in tbe work by loaning it
Refreshments . for use at the local sewing room*. Mrs.
were serrrd and all had a pleasant V. H. Fish, 4515 Eiguty-ninth street
, has charge of thi: work, and can be
j reached by calling Tabor 3360.
BURS. WESTOVER PASSES AWAY The Salvage Station at 9217 Foster
Mrs. Mary Fletcher Westover, wife Road is open from 10 to 12 on Tuesdays
of J. L. Westover, WJ01 Eighty-fourth and Saturdays. If every resilient of
I street, southeast, paesed away quite sud Lent* woald take a personal interest in
denly at her home Sunday, August 4th. this work of ^’saving waste” the mate-
Tlie funeral was held Tuesday aiternoon, terial that is of practically no use in
interment being at Mt. Scott cemetery. small quantities would in the aggregate
Mrs. Weetover is survived by her bus- amount to considerable in the relief
i>and and two sons, Cliarlee, of Portland, work of the Red Cross.
Bring in your old papers, old rubbers,
and Orton Fletcher, of Prescott. She
was an estimable character and much bottles, cans with lids, etc., etc., and
help along the good work.
beloved in the community.
WOODMERE and MILLARD AVENUE
Prof. J. A. Hollingworth left (or Seat
Howard Waugh was in tbe city thi*
tle laat Tuesday» to study advanced
Harry Usher has returned home from work during his vacation, under the
noted Dr. Edwin J. Meyer*, of New
! Astoria where be has been employed.
York, one of the best vocal instructors
Mrs. O- H. Gilbert spent tbe week, in the United States.
end with her husband at Goble, where
A few of the members of the Chris
I he is employed.
tian Society of Millard Avenue Presby
Miss Mary Lou Sweney ot Fifty-tfret terian church met at tbe home of Mr.
street was tlie guest of Miss Aimee Hol- and Mrs. Harry Usher’s last Friday for
war service. They accomplished quite
Miss Frank Gilbert has returned home a bit besides having no end of fun.
from an extended visit with her uncle ' Rev. Wm. Amoe and family returned
in Olympia, Wash.
home from Tacoma Saturday, where they
Mias Jeanette Pound, sister of Mrs. O. visited Mr. Amoe* brother. They were
H. Gilbert, has accepted a school for accompanied by Mrs. Wm. Lope who
tlie fall term near Seattle.
: ¡9 just recovering from a serious illness.
George. Merry has received word from I i All were benefited by the lovely motor
his wife who is in Seattle, saying their trip.
The Y. P. S. C. E. of Millard Avenue
daughter. Mrs. Mattie Carrier is tmich
Presbyterian church will bold its month
improved in health.
ly business meeting at tbe home of Mr.
Matt Jamieson, step-son of Mrs. Ke
and Mrs. Wm. Lope, 7620 Sixty-fourth
hoe Jamieson, left for Camp Fremont.
avenues tomorrow (Friday). All mem
California, Tuesday. He was called to
bers are urge-1 to be present and a good
the colors about a week ago.
social time will follow the usual busi
Mr. and Mrs Brickell and daughter. ness.
Mrs. Jones,have moved into the residence
Laura Jean, infant daughter of Mr.
on Fifty-second avenue and Seventy- and Mr». Harry Usher, wa* by her
second street. Several other families mother found at the point of suffocation
are newcomers here.
Monday morning,from having pulled the
Miss Ruth Reiter, a former Woodmere blanket over her face. By good care
| and Franklin student, is now an eflicent the little one was revived, but Mrs. Ush
i was quite unnerved by the shock.
U -3. DEJPT OH AGRICULTURE i stenographer in the tracing department er
i of the Willamette Iron and Steel Works. Mr. Usher was out of the city.
The following recipe for canning
baby beets Is applicable to carrots.
Only young, tender beets should be
canned to get a high quality product.
The best variety for canning Is the
Sort the b«-»ts, putting uniform sizes i
together. Cut the stems off, hut be j
careful not to cut off too closely or
break the root. This will cause loss of
Juice, color and flavor. Boll in an en
ameled pan until three-fourths done,
peel, pack hot in layers in previously
Imlled Jars, fitting the second layer into
the spaces left by the first layer and
repenting. Cover with clear hot wa-
ter; partially seal the Jars and boll
them In a water bath for one hour con-
ttnuously, counting from the time the
water bolls again around the Jars.
Do not allow cold water to touch
the beets after they have been cooked.
If beets are packed tn tin the cans
used must be Inside-lacquered. Beets
1H inch in diameter and over should
be cut or sliced before packing Into
Jars. When a steam-pressure canner
is used, process pints SO minutes un
der five pounds steam pressure.—Unit
ed States Department of Agriculture.
Next to our hoys who are doing the
fighting the war mothers are the great
est gift this nation has made to civi
OLD RESIDENT PASSES AWAY
I0WANS WILL PICNIC ATfOAKS
Williiiu S. Payne, aged &6 years, died
at bis home, 5808 Eighty-second street
Friday, August 2, and was buried with
Masonic honors Monday afternoon, in
terment being at Mount Scott Park
Mr. Payne had been a resident of Lente
for tLirty years, and was a member of
tlie Grange as well ae a Mason, He
leaves a wife and two children.
There are many Iowans in Lents and
throughout Mt. Scott district who will
be interested in the announcement that
the Iowa Society picnic^will be held at
the Oaks Park Tuesday. August 20,
from 2 p. m. until 8 p. m II is tlie sec
ond day of tiie national encampment of
theG. A. R. The Iowa veterans of the
Cival War and the Ladies' Auxiliary so
cieties are to be the guests. Every
Iowan living in Oregon is asked to come
with a basket sufficiently tilled to feed
a friend as weil as himself.
HIGHER PAY FOR BERRY PICKERS
The last picking of berries on the Cot
ton form, near Gresham, has started and
H. W. Strong lias sent ont an appeal for
more pickers Owing to the necessity
of saving tlie crop immediately, the pay
to the pickers has been advanced 20 per
cent in the hope that more pickers would
be assembled while the berries are good.
As extra inducement the pickers are
allowed concessions in getting berries
for home use.
AT THE EVANGELICAL CHURCH
The evangelist and field secretary.
Rev. B. R. Weiuer of Chicago, ia listed to
preach at the Lents Evangelical Church
thi* coming Sunday evening at 8 p. m.
This will be a rare treat for the people
of Lent*. Rev. Wiener was the evan
gelist at the general assembly at Jen
nings Lodge which closed on Thursday
evening of this week. Night after
night he held hie audience spellbonud
and then in his natural spurt* of humor
would convulse them. He has had
Can Anybody blame a young woman much experience in the evangelistic
for looking happy on the nrm of a field and he certainly is the right man
for the position. The people ot Lents
will do well to hear him ar-I a cordial
The cat in the thrift garden is very invitation is extended to all.
much of an enemy alien.
ON THE ROAD TO j RECOVERY
Max Graham, who met with an acci
dent last week while riding his wheel on
the Powell Valley road, near Kelly
Butte, was taken to Emmanuel hospital
for treatment. It was found that he
had his collar bone broken, a frac
ture over tbe right eye.fa^d a cut under
the arm, but is recoveringjapidly, anti
it is expected he will be home next week.
Max is the 12-year-otd eon of L. D.
Graham, on Fifty-fifth avenue, near
Lents Junction. He had an Eveniug
Telegram route and was just finishing
his afternoon delivery wlien the accident
SOLDIER DIESAT CAMP KEARNEY
Claude JViiaon, ago! 22 year , son of
Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson, residing
at 2737 Sixty-third avenue, southeast,
died at Base Hospital, Camp Kearney,
California, July 27. He was a member
of Company F, 158th Infantry. The re
mains were brought here for burial, in
terment being at the Mt. Scott Park cem