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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1919
SHOWER GIVEN FOR A
KERN PARK FEED STORE
ROBBED TUESDAY NIGHT
Mrs. McNeil Entertain« in Hon- Door Forced Open with Jimmy
and Quantity of Flour
or of Mi«« Hazel Johnson
and Feed Taken.
Killed In Action Shortly After
Reaching the Battle Line
Petty thievery is in evidence again
Mrs. McNeil, of 9612 Foster road,
on November 1.
In the vicinity of Kern Park. Tues
- of 0 Library
J. H. S. Maybee Writes of
Trip Through California
In her uaual delightful and gracious
We started December 4, 1918, to ing them for $4 to $5 per ton for four old bells hanging in the mission
manner gave a pretty shower at her day night the feed store of W. G.
Deatsman at 6913 Foster road was see California. We left Portland at hog feed and horse feed. As near as yet but they are not very musical.
Thomas Calvin Bair, u I amts
broken into and a quantity of flour 7:30 p. m. and arrived at Ashland at I could see there were tons of hog
From there to San Diego we trav
young man, enlist«! in company II, of a bride-elect, Miss Hazel John stolen. i Mr. Deatsman was unable noon. Ixx>king from the station this
feed but no hogs. Timber is out of eled very near the ocean, sometimes
157th infnntry last May, and later
Miss Johnson was born on the old Wednesday morning to state just is a nice little town—high mountains the question—no trees except those only 30 or 40 feet away. The state
was transferred to regiment 305,
Spring homestead east of town and what amount of feed and flour had all around on the east and south and set out.
highway runs in sight of the ocean
77th division, and transported to the
Turlock is the center of the melon a distance of 50 or 60 miles.
grew to womanhood in and near been taken as he had not at *hat partly covered with snow. The valley
battle front in August. He*had his
Lents, and that she is held in high time checked up his stock carefully. is an open country. We drank our industry, They grow in the fields,
At San Diego we visited Balboa
first experience in battle at the Ar
Upon arriving at his place of bus first soda water here, piped from the along the sides of the roads, and at
and loved by her host of
Park, containing 1400 acres, where
gonne November I, and while ia
Oliander they grow the same in the the exposition was held. The east
friends was shown by the many beau
action was killed.
man found the electric light, which efit of the traveling public.
fields, roads and everywhere. We ern portion of the exposition grounds
Archie is still in France.
he left burning just inside the front
After passing Ashland the train went on three or four auto trips of
and buildings have been given over
Memorial services were held last ceived. The gifts were put into a door the evening before, had been begins to climb up pretty fast and
Sunday evening at the Evangelical large basket and wheeled in and pre turned out. This led to an investiga switches back and forth three or four from 50 to 100 miles through vine to the government and is used as a
sented one at a time by little Mau
yards and orchards. At Sanger we naval training school.
church. His mother, of Bay City,
tion of the premises ami it was times before it reaches the summit. spent Christmas with our old friends,
Tillamook Bay, and two sisters, with
We crossed the bay to Coronado,
Seven of Miss Johnson’s girlhood found that entrance had been made There are two or three tunnels, one D. W. Parker, J. Crisal and Tom a lovely place with many tropical
other relatives, were in attendance.
through the big sliding door on the 3000 feet long.
Stone, from Sandy and (Cherryville,
Rev. Shupp, the pastor, preached the schoolmates were present in addition west side of the building. This dooi
Homibrook is the second station Ore. We had not seen them for trees, flowers and plants. The tent
sermon, and said In part:
was fastened on the inside by a after crossing the state line into Cal nearly 20 years. Here is said to be city is said to contain over 800 tents.
"When the Declaration of lade- Stella Henderson, Myrtle McNeil, strong hook and staple. Marks on ifornia. Our train made a short stop
We spent a day at Tia Juana, on
the longest flume in the west, over
pendence was made a new and sig- Francis Hartwig, Adina Morterud, the edge of the door and on the
Mexican line. Had our pictures
here. I counted five saloons from the 80 miles long, and for a distance of
nificant force was net in motion, Mrs. Hazel Somerfeidt, Mrs. Becker, door jamb show where a jimmy had
at the monument, my wife in
car window, and nearly every man 15 or 20 miles is 12 or 15 feet high,
which, under God's guiding hand Mrs. I/overta Bohna Allen, Mrs. Car been used to force the door open, No on the train made a rush for fresh
Mexico while I was in the good old
is a lovely view of the moun-
was destined to revolutionize the rie Steiger Aincough.
U. S. A. Saw the powder works.
tains, 30 or 40 miles east, from here,
The rooms were beautifully deco dew of the perpetrators of the air and to see the town.
world in the overthrow of despotic
our pictures taken at the salt
We passed cattle ranches, and part There is once in a while a live oak
governments, It is n fruit of the rated with pussywillows and the
where they make salt from
of the country is covered with very tree on what was once the desert,
cross, and the cross must win. dining room was made very charming
sea water. The output of
scrubby timber, mostly oak.
We but mostly the farms are in grapes.
American democracy was born, not with the bluebrids of happiness and FRIENDS MINISTERIAL
this plant is from 17,000 to 20,000
Next to the foothills are the orange
no much of the will of man, but of cupids of love. At the table were
CONFERENCE ENDS HERE which is 14,444 feet above sea level, orchards, just now loaded with ripe tons per year.
God. It in Gott’s manifest idea of cupid place cards tied with blue rib
Camp Kearny is about eight miles
and Mt. Lassen, elevation 10,577. It fruit, and lemon orchards also. The
government for the people of the bon and held in place by the cupid
northeast of San Diego.
world. When this vhild was born it bride in the center of the table. A Most Successful Ever Heid by
We went by auto stage from Los
is the latest scene of volcanic activ- the more soap you use the more like
was charactei ized as a weakling des delicious luncheon was served, after
Angeles to Riverside, via Ontario, a
Association or in
milk it gets.
tined to an early death. But it sat at
We arrived at Sacramento at 4:30
The grapes are set out about 8 by distance of 65 miles, Part of this is
the lx>cal Church.
the Master’s feet, working out its wishing the bride-to-be happiness and
a. m. and left at 9:30 a. m. We 10 feet apart, some 10 by 12 feet, fine garden land and orchards. We
own problems amid sneers and in
visited the state house, a fine build and are trimmed about 18 inches passed in plain sight of Mr. Lowe,
Those present were Mesdames Max
sults. But the evidences testify to
The conference of the ministerial ing, and I think nicer than Oregon’s high, leaving two to form new buds elevation 6100 feet.
the soundness of body and mind.
state house. I think, however, that for fruit. When the grapes are ripe
Seven or eight miles this side of
Under its healthful principles and Portland; Geo. Spring, Sr., Geo. association of Oregon yearly meeting
Oregon’s capitol grounds are nicer they lay a board about 30 inches Riverside we passed a very sandy
sound doctrines the United States
than those of California. The station wide between the rows and take a country—drifted like snow. There
has grown to the most influential Guinness, Mary Gilbert, Grace Furey, in the local church, closed last Thurs
at Sacramento has a train shed about pair of shears and cut the grapes, were three or four teams with scrap
nation as well as the most powerful Emma Snuffins, Ida FalJr, A. Weber, day afternoon. Oregon yearly meet-,
60 or 70 feet high and will hold six placing them on the board till they ers scraping the sand off the high
nation of the world, American do Schemekonis, W. Hotchkiss, R. A. ing embraces the states of Oregon,
trains at a time. It is painted a light are dry, then take them to the fac way and the railroad had snow
mocrncy hns stood th« test long Thomas, J. Steiger, C. Edwards, Pet Washington and Idaho and the stakes
yellow, and is in need of another coat tory where they are fed into ma fences to keep the sand off the track.
enough to prove its sou mines« and
of paint. • I walked out to the Sacra chines something like a thrashing
We passed two outfits digging po
superiority, worthy to be offered as
mento river—about two blocks. I machine. It takes all the stems out tatoes with four-horse potato diggers
a healthy substitute to the world for Wagstaff, Harold Ril«y, Gladys Wil attendance of any held by this asso
saw there a real estate ad in the and runs them through a grader and and the yield seemed to be very
the threadbare European autocracy. cox, Grace Milla, Forte, and mother, ciation. The verdict was unanimous
shape of a big heart. 20 feet wide by makes four grades.
that the goal was Beached.
TO umrTFF-nrvmTme ever ffli
feet high, reading "Come to the
the lips of a ruler of the people than
route. At San Jose we visited Alum
the declaration of the cool, calm, in Johnson, Tessie Petty, Thelma Stutte, success of the Conference, it is con heart of California—Sacramento.” It oil fields of California.
We went to San Pedro, which is on park. Visited a barrel factory where
tellectuni President Wilson when he Margaret Stutte, Pauline Schuman ceded that the greatest credit is due also needed repairs pretty badly.
The Sacramento river is not as the coast, and is a part of Los An -hey are making 400 wine barrels
to Miss laurana Terrill, who is not
said: “We uro not in this war for and Mildren.
only the pastor of the local church large as the Willamette and is very geles, 22 miles away. Los Angeles ffcr day. I went to the city park
territory nor for indemnity.
but also acted as chairman of the riley. I saw a steamer towing a is very hilly and there are two or and viewed the McKinley monument,
shall take neither. This is the peo SERGEANT E. F. NORENE
scow loaded with rice.
program committee. «
three tunnels near the center of the upon which is the following inscrip
ple’s war; a war for freedom and
WRITES FROM FRANCE
We arrived at Ceres at 1:30 p. m. city. The Los Angeles river, where tion:
justice and self government among
vention were the address by Homer Here we made a stop of over a week it runs through the city,’ hasn’t as
“The constitution is a sacred in
all nations of the world; a war to
much water in it as Johnson creek.
strument and a sacred trust is given
make the world safe for the people.” Hopes to Feet His Comrades at L. Cox, the pastor of the first at the home of L. G. Forbes.
We visited Modesto, Huston, Tur-
church of Portland, on W’ednesday
We went to Wellington and Long to us to see to it that its preserva
Thin far-reuching saying revolution
Broadway and Washington
evening, and the bible readings Wed iock, Crows Landing and a number Beach and had a 22-mile ocean ride tion, in all its virtue and its vigor,
ized the world in a fortnight. The
nesday and Thursday mornings on of other small places. Made auto on a steamer.
is passed on to the generations yet
basis of peace terms was radically
in the Near Future.
changed. This nation, as with leaps
this country is a level plain, very the cactus in its wild state, of which
an on "Job,” by Miss Terrell.
“Spoken on this spot May 13, 1901,
and bounds, sprang in support of the
Following are a few interesting
There were 30 delegates from out litUe good except for cattle. Where there are a number of varieties. A by McKinley. San Jose, CaL”
saying. Our good, far-seeing presi
excerpts from a letter from Sergeant side points, all three states being they have brought water on it it is few people have settled on this desert
At San Francisco we went through
dent is the most powerful factor at
Edwin Norene, company C, 162nd in represented, and almost an equal very productive and is cut up into but they are not having much success Golden Gate park, one of the most
the peace conference to bring about
fantry, who writes from Contres, number from the three Portland small farms. The farmers lost near in building homes.
beautiful parks in the world.
a peace settlement on the basis of
‘ France, under date of December 22: churches. Free entertainment was ly all of their bean crop and raisin
At Los Angeles we spent two contains a $60,000 band stand, Jap
justice and humanity because he is
Dear Father and Mother: 1 just provided in homes of the local mem crop on account of the early rains in weeks, visiting Lincoln Park, Pasa anese tea garden, Egyptian museum,
the voice of the American people:
a long letter from Roy and bers and two meals were serve.' at September.
dena, and Cawston ostrich farm. The redwood log, imposing groups of
American democracy under the power
in which was enclosed the the church. During the three days’
From Ceres we went to Fresno and ostriches often weigh 300 pounds and statuary—U. S. Grant, Garfield, Mc
of the cross.
picture of the boy. Some boy, eh, session 250 meals were served in the Oliander. This is the center of the lay eggs weighing as much as five Kinley, Bubby Burns; old Dutch
Dad? He certainly looks strong and church. There were many excellent raisin industry. The soil is very pounds. The eggs are sqmetimes windmills, mirror lake, buffalo, moose,
FUNERAL SERVICES HELD healthy. Looks something like his papers read and some important res sandy here and the weather very hatched
by incubators and sometimes deer, antelope, elk, bears, lifesaving
olutions were passed in the business warm in summer; but it seems that by the birds, who take turns on the station, Cliff House, seal rocks.
FOR MRS. ALICE ROBINSON mother, don’t you think so?
There has been nothing out of the session. It is safe to say that in they require warm weather to grow nest, the males at night and the fe
The Presidio, the largest military
usual happening during the past spite of the immensity of the task well. The country is very level. males during the day. The chick reservation in the United States, is
Had Lived Many Years in North week; work, sleep and eat—just the for such a small church there has Grapes, apricots and peaches as far goes without food for four days and within the city limits. Here may be
same. Some of the men have gone never been a function held in the as you can see in any direction. This at the end of that time he begins to seen Fort Winfield Scott, Fort Point,
Platte, Neb. Son is a
to different stations, among them a local church attended with so much section is all, irrigated and small eat. At six months he is full grown Fort Baker, Fort Barry, Fort Miley,
Resident of l^nts.
few of the old members of the com pleasure and profit.
farms are the rule, but lots of it is and stands eight feet high.
Fort McDowell and Fort Mason, all
pany, so there are not so many here
without water and is only fit for
We went to San Diego, 138 miles, at the entrance of the Golden Gate.
The funeral services of Mrs. Alice now. It was not easy to bid those
pasture—and poor at that.
by auto stage. On the way we vis
We went 14 miles by boat and 30
Robinson, aged 62, late of 7022 Mil old men goodbye, for wb had been MONTHLY MEETING OF
We visited the packing house and ited the old mission San Juan Capi- miles by auto through Oakland.
lard avenue, were held at the Ken together for a long time, hut that
GRANGE FEBRUARY 8 saw the rasins graded, run through a strono. 40 miles south of Los An Berkeley, and Lake Merit. Went
worthy undertaking parlors Monday has been happening ever since last
stemmer and graded to a cytain size, geles. It was built in 1776, but is through Chinatown after dark.
afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, G. F. John spring, so we ought to be accustomed
seeded and boxed for market.
in ruins now. It was built of sun-
There are many things that I have
son, of First Methodist church, be now. We will meet again on Broad Miss Helen Cowgill, of Oregon
At this factory the farmers were dried brick six inches thick, 10 inches passed which were of interest to me.
ing the initial officiator. The clos way and Washington!
hauling in' damaged raisins and sell wide and 14 inches long. There are
J. H. S. MAYBEE.
Agricultural College, is to
ing chapel service and the interment
Our new chaplain can hardly be
Speak in Afternoon.
ceremony was conducted by Dr. compared with the old one, either in
, BOY SCOUTS OF LENTS
Baby Collins Dies.
PARENTS AND TEACHERS
personality or in speaking ability, It
TO BE RE-ORGANIZED
MEET TO CURB SMOKING
lente Grange will hold its regular
Mrs. Robinson was for the greater is not every preacher that can talk to
monthly meeting next Saturday, Feb
baby of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A.
part of her life a middle-westerner, soldiers and keep their interest
ruary 8, with T. J. Kruder presiding. Large Number of School Boys Collins, died January 31 at the par Dr. Ogsbury and Dr. Sells Will
having spent the greater part of it at throughout.
A business session will be held and
be Scout Masters for
ents’ home at Kendall station. Fu
North Platte, Neb. While there she
You have probably read that the
Smoking Cigarettes Make
third and fourth degree work will
was closely identified with the "Y” will distribute Christmas boxes
the Two Divisions.
be given in the forenoon. In the
Methodist Episcopal church. When on Wednesday, that being the peo
February 3, at 9 o’clock a. m. at
afternoon a good program will be
Dr. Ogsbury and a field executive
she came to Portland nearly six ple’s gift to us. Ours will be given
At a meeting held at the school the Kenworthy chapel.
given under the direction of Myrtle
years ago, she placed her member out in the afternoon after a song
the Portland office met with a
McNeil, lecturer. The speaker in
was at Mt. Scott Park cemetery.
ship in the First Methodist church service. In the morning the chaplain
number of Boy Scouts at the school
afternoon will be Miss Helen Cowgill, trons and teachers of the Lents
of this city.
will administer the sacrament of the
assistant state club leader, of Oregon school it was decided to call a joint
auditorium Monday evening for the
Children and grandchildren of Mr.
On the night of January 28 Mrs. lord's supper, and I intend to be
meeting of churches and parent
Robinson asked that "Rock of Ages” present at that service.
teacher associations of this district to and Mrs. Charles W. Davis, 6304 purpose of re-organizing the Scouts
Dr. Ogsbury is
be played on the graphonola. As
Please thank Rozella for that letter
consider ways and means of checking Ninety-fifth street S. E., honored of this district.
the sweet old hymn was lifted to which she wrote me, and tell her FORMER ARLETA GIRL
the use of tobacco among the boys them by calling at their home Jan scout master for the boys from 14
DIED AT SAN JOSE. CAI under age.
her ears, she fell into the deep sleep that it was very welcome. It was the
uary 30 to celebrate their wedding to 18 years of age and Dr. E. L.
from which she wakened in eternity. first from a Leaguer for several
Mr. and Mrs. Davis Sells for those from 12 to 14. Mr.
The use of tobacco among the boys anniversary.
This beautiful hymn with “Nearer, months.
Miss Goldie McCallum, formerly of the school has reached such an were married at Wahoo, Neb., 40 Piper, instructor of manual training
My God, to Thee” and "He Leadeth
Please give my love to my many of Arleta neighborhood, died at a alarming stage that it will require years ago, on January 30, 1879. They in the Lents school, is assistant scout
Me,” were t^e songs sung at her kind friends in Lenta—especially to San Jose, Cal., sanatarium ten days the combined efforts of parents, are the parents of ten living chil master, and the troop committee con
Mr. McGrew. Tell him I shall make or so ago. The body was brought teachers and churches to stamp it dren, some of whom lived too far sists of H. E. Bloyd, A. Earl Ken
Mrs. Robinson is survived by her a call some day next spring.
to Portland, where her parents live out. The meeting will be held in away to attend the gathering. 'They worthy and John Walrod. They will
You will know from this letter that in the Sellwood district. The fu the school auditorium Monday eve are all married except one son and meet to organize Friday evening at
son, Guy Robinson, of lienta ; a sls-
ter, Mrs. W. J. Hollingworth, of this I am well and happy. Keep smiling, neral services were held at the Sell ning, February 10, at eight o’clock. one daughter. The youngest son is the same place. The movement has
city, and Messrs. B. A. and Thomas dear people, and some day soon I wood undertaking parlors Saturday, Don’t forget the time and place and serving with the medical corps in the endorsement of Professor A. F.
France. A very pleasant evening Hershner, principal of the school.
Tinkham, of Nebraska.
shall be there to greet you.
be on hand promptly.