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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH ,21 1919
WOODMERE SCHOOL GAVE
Midi ENJOYED PROGRAM
TO BE GIVEN TONIGHT
Friday evening the 14th the Wood
mere Parent-Teacher association gave
an entertainment at the school house.
The program was opened with a com
The Ix-nts Evangelical church will
munity sing, including the “Star
a welcome reception tonight
S|Hingled Bunner,” led by Miss
to all returned soldiers,
What proved to be one of the most Hotchkiss, both of whom made u few Brandt, instructor in music ut Wood-
whether on the honor roll of the
enjoyabl -ocial affairs of the winter
church or not, or whether returned
was th r ■€■ pt ion and dinner given of which was thut they were mighty born were a reading by Miss Buena
| from France or the homeland ramps.
by the grunge to returned soldiers glad to be buck ugain among the
(encore, "Grin”); the formal intro- A cordial invitation and hearty wel-
und ailors lust Monduy evening and old familiar friends.
...... duction of the Woodmere Boy Scout:-, ; come to all soldier boys to a chicken
the donee following given by the
| who made the walls echo with their dinner served free of charge. Dinner
Myrtle club. About 200 people were
will be from 7 to 8 p. m. in the boys’
in attendance und 50 couplet enjoyed the able chairmanship of Mrs. It. E. i patrol and troop yells; a piano solo,
The other members were “Fifth Nocturne,” by Miss Ruth
An entertaining program will be
The event was also a farewell re- Mrs. McNeil, Mr
Mr. j Clark; u cocal solo by Miss Eva Gen
at 8 p. m. to which all are
<-t pti< n fui MY. und Mr Charles Mc und Mrs. Furey, Mr. und Mrs. Snuf ' try; club, wand, sailor and fairy
I heartily invited. After the program
Gill, old time members of the grange,
drills, directed respectively by the
; chocolate and cake will be served
who art' non to leave for their new Mrs. Hotchkiss, Mrs. Forte and T. J. Mossine Goodul, Ewing, Cunning, and
i free to all, and a general good time
homo in Idaho. Mr. McGill wan pre
Mis. Nelson; singing of the “Mar I is expected. The committee on en-
Returned soldiers in attendance seillaise” and "Vous Dansez Mar
sen' <1 with a cake and Me,'.. McGill
- tertainment extends a welcome to
with a b
1 ful plate us slight tok- were Corporal George Jones, Corpor quise,” both in French, by Mrs. Lina
t ns of th- i t. t| in which they are
Jasper; aid a community sing con
hud just arrived from overseaa; Lieu cluding with “America.” The exer
held by their friends.
After the < u>..d had a entitled a tenant Rex K. Stoner, of the avia cise» were condurteli by Mrs. Alexan LENTS PHARMACY IS NOW
grand mnrch wiw formed in the as- tion corps, who is home on furlough der, principal of the Woodmere
IN THEIR NEW LOCATION
■ emltly hall, It <1 by Lieutenant and after 12 months’ over-^i service; school and ex-officio hostess of the
Mrs. O’Donnell, which proc -<<d •<! to Lieutenant P. J. O’Donnel, Corporal evening. Others who assisted Mrs.
The Lents Pharmacy is now com
the dining room where u Itounteous V. C. Dornin, Dwain Wheeler, Harold George E. Stoner, president of the
home rooke I dinner was provided by Bretel, aod H. C. Miller, of the naval Parent-Teacher u-ociation, were the fortably located in their new home
the Indi« of Lent grunge. T. J. reserves.
accompaniests, the Misses Ruth Gen across the street from the old store,
Other boys in the service whose try und Grace Jasper. Refreshments' and are justly proud of the new
mu tei of the local grange,
acted ns t«>a. t maste r and Jud;
Mor- parents are members of the Iz-ntx wen ••• sold at the close of the evening, place. It is one of the best lighted
row made the princ'pu! address of grunge are Ted Hall, Ralph Hurlhurt the proceeds of which are to b<- used and mot conveniently arranged store
welcome to th • ls>y , concluding with (killdd in action); Sheridan Rogers, for the Woodmere athletics and for rooms in Ix-nts, and affords about a
third more floor space than the old
an udmonition no*, to tarnish their Geo. Bent, ilurold Worthington, W. the Parent-Teacher association.
store. The large* show windows on
glorious record in the service of their W. Coulter, G. !.. Coulter, Co.- Dur
two : ides of the building also give
country by affiliation in the years land, Jack Bencfiel, Donald McNeil.
plenty of room for properly display
to come w th parties or movements
J. A. Stiba’ orchestra furnished
ing goods to the best advantage.
inimical to the <■ uintry's welfare.
music for the occasion. Dancing con
Mr. Peterson found moving a tre-
l.i utenant O Donnell responded on tinued until midnight, ami all went
mondous task but considers the re
behalf of the soldiers, and culled on their way wishing that it might
sults more than repay for the work
u|atn Corporal Join- und Corporal be repeat« d soon.
incurred. Herb Peterson is now his
Mr. anti Mrs. J. C. McGrew were
father’s chief assistant, but as soon
tendered a surprise party at their
as Lieutenant Fred Peterson, now in
home at 8741 Fifty-sixth avenue on
France, and Chief Pharmacy Mate
their forty-first wedding anniversary
Roy Peterson return, he will have
Mu. ch ¡2. While they were absent
three of his sons associated with him
from home the guests took pu e.-aion
in the business.
anti the tubles were set with every
thing that could tempt the appetite,
and were decorated with large bou I
quets of red carnations. There were
Wo would like to cull attention to schools, supplying them with reading 32 present. Among those present
th< Is-rit.c Public Library and the fa matter and books of reference bear were Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Prince, life
cllilles it offers to the adult as well ing on their various brunches of long friends of Mr. and Mrs. Mc
in to the young jx-ople in our com study, but also offers to those older Grew, also pioneers. Mr. Prince was
President Levi. T. Pennington, of
munity. The librury is open every equal opportunity. The reading room toastmaster of the evening and gave
afternoon, and Monday, Wed new lay is of umple size to accommodate all a talk on what their lives and the Pacific College, Newberg, will be the
and Saturday evenings until 9 —two tables being reserved exclus- hospitality of their homes had meant chief speaker at a special service at
o'clock. The files contain a daily ' ively for adult readers, Fully 50 to their friends ami the community the local Friends church on Ninety-
second street on Sunday evening.
paper, 30 of the leading |>criodicals per cent of our patrons are people around them.
The Friends church has been busy
mid many magasinos; the shelves above school age.
Those1 present were presented with
hold booke, entertaining, educational
I a book of poems written by J. C. during this great war in various
While the library can
an<l helpful to all lines of work. If , elusively a man’s club, it is a place McGrew, as a souvenir of the occas phases of reconstruction work in
the books asked for are not upon where men cun come for a quiet hour ion. All went home wishing the host France. Belgium and other European
the shelves the librarian will gladly of reading. In the library we have , and hostess many more years of countries, and the object of the meet
ing Sunday is to give a report of the
send fo1 them for you from the main already a center of community inter happy wedded life.
work done. This includes farm work,
library in Portland.
est, and use of the resources offered
house building, hospital, work, work
The aim of the library is not only i may lead to greater development at MR. AND MRS. THURSTON
among refugees, tuberculosis pa
to reach the young people in our la-nts.
ENTERTAIN 26 FRIENDS tients, and many other kincis of re
construction work in war-tom Europe.
The eyes of the world are upon
A very pleasant evening was spent Russia, tom in the throes of appar
March 12 at Age of 67 Years at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
ently chaotic revolutioh. and Presi
Mrs. Phebe Royer, aged 67 years i Thurston Friday, March 14. in honor dent Pennington has been asked to
and 6 days, died at her home at 4812 of Mr. Thurston’s birthday. The eve be one of a special commission to
73d St., S. E., Wednesday, March 12. ning was spent in music and games, visit Russia and bring back a report
Whereas, The evidences show be und was buried from there Friday, : after which a delicious lunch was
to this country of the actual condi-
yond succc fill contradiction that the March 14. Mrs. Royer had been ill served. There were 26 guests pres
uro of tobacco, especially in the form for several months. Her death leaves ent. All left at a late hour wishing
Mr. Pennington is a man of wide
of cigurettes, has a serious effect not only her family but also her him as many more happy birthdays.
experience, great personal magnet
upon the youthful mind, retarding the neighbors and friends with a sense
ism, unfailing humor, and a most en
powers of the intellect, generally in of personal loss; for she was one
tertaining and interesting speaker
TUSSEY (¡IVEN SURPRISE
terfering with efficient school work,
who was ulways doing something for
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION upon any subject with which he
creating a tendency of dishonesty und
others and was greatly loved by those I
deals. The meeting is open to the
truancy, blocking the way for char
who knew her. She had been for 48
public and all are most cordially in
acter building and.
years a member of the Church of the
A very pleasant surprise party was vited to be present. The meeting
Whereas, Prof. A. F. Kershner,
Brethren, and u pastor in that given Fret! W. Tussey at their home will take place of the usual Sunday
principal of the (s-nts public school,
church, the Rev. G. C. Carl, paid the ' on Foster road last Thursday eve evening meeting for worship at 7:30.
has taken a firm stand against the
last tributes to her. Mrs. Royer is ning, March 14, in honor of his fif
use of tobacco in any form in his
survived hy her husband, J. A. Boyer; 1 tieth birthday. Cards were played Í Newlyweds Paid Surprise
school during school hours, in order
two sons, John C. and Noah A.; by a until a late hour, when the hostess i
to be helpful to his pupils for better
Visit by Lodge Members
daughter, Mrs. Minnie A. Thornton, served a dainty lunch.
results in school work und for larger
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. i On the evening of Saturday, the
and by seven grandchildren.
contributions to character building,
R. J. Tussey, Mr. and Mrs. Duane E. . 15th, members of the Rebekahs of
Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Shive Mountain View Lodge, No. 196, and
Resolved, That the Evangelical Arleta Neighbors of Wood
ly and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry of Arleta Lodge, No. 216, I. O. O. F.,
church at LentH do hereby give him
craft Installed on March 12 Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. George Wil surprised two newlyweds, Mr. and
their hearty enilor ement in the stand
Wednesday evening, the 12th, the liams, Mr. and Mrs. Chas.—Warde, Mrs. Walter Wayne Hyde, at the
he has tuken against the use of to
Neighbors of Woodcraft in- iss Wartie, Mr. Smethurs of Astoria. home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and
bacco in hiH school;* that we pledge
the Arleta Woodman hall I Mr. Butler of San Francisco, Miss Mrs. W. H. Taylor, 3929 63d St., S.
him our earnest support in carrying
the following officers: Guardian I Wefenstelle of Beatrice, Ncbr., Mrs. E. About fifty members of these
his endeavors into effect, and
Stull, Mrs. Smethurst of Fifty-sixth organizations were there, doubly sur
Further, We believe that Principal neighbor, Mrs. Kate Samain; clerk,
Miss Annie Tussey, Mr. and prising the young couple by the gift
Kershner has the fullest confidence Miss Edna Hartley; banker, Mrs. Pur
of a silver sugar bowl and creamer,
and warmest support of the Lents din; adviser, Mrs. S. I. I’ayne; ma
The guests departed after wishing gold lined. The guests took their own
community in his high endeavor for
Mr. Tussey many happy returns anti refreshments of delicious home-made
efficiency in school und high grade Mrs. Alice Seidlcr and Mrs. Z. T.
they might spend the next sandwiches, cake and coffee.
of character building for the lænts Saulcer; captain of guards, Mr. Pur
fiftieth birthday with him.
din; musicinn, Mrs. Clyde H. Grable;
St. Patrick’s Party Given at
Resolved, That n copy of those res manager, Mrs. Lillie Perry; past
Home of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd
olutions he sent to Professor Horsh- guardian, Mrs. Sophy Scott. The
Lieutrnant Stoner Home
ner, one to the city school board, and Neighbors of Woodcraft will give a
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Stokes enter
Lieut. Rex K. Stoner, of Wood-
a copy Is* given the Mt. Scott Herald program and social entertainment
tained a number of friends at a St.
next Wednesday evening, the 26th, at mere, returned home last Saturday, Patrick’s party at the home of Mr.
the 15th, after a 15-months’ service
Unanimously adopted at the Sun Woodmen hall, Arleta.
and Mrs. E. L. Boyd on Ninety-
in the air squadron in France. After
day morning services March 16, 1919.
second street. A very enjoyable eve
his 10-day furlough has expired he
Mr. Bernal, of 6126 80th St., has will go to Kelly’s Field, Texas, where ning was spent. After refreshments
a new milk goat. He has kept goats ho will be instructor in aerial acrob- were served everybody went homo at
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. McGrew spent for nine years and says that every acy. Lieut. Stoner has an interesting an early hour in the morning.
the week end at McMinnville with woll-refrulated household should not collection of souvenirs from over
Get the home news in the Herald
Bert Sanders, Mrs. McGrew’s brother. be without one.
every week, $1.50 per year.
McGREWS CELEBRATE 4IST
LIBRARY FACILITIES AMPLE-50
PER CENT OF PATRONS ADULTS
TO SPEAK HERE SUNDAY
HERSHNER’S ANTI-CIGARETTE IMr* Phebe ,Uver ,)ied on
“IRISH” DINNER GIVEN
AT KERN PARK CHURCH
Th^ Kern Park Christian church
gave an Irish dinner on Friday eve
ning, the 14th, in the basement din
ing room of the church. The deco
rations, which were of greenery com
bined with Irish hats, were the work
of Mrs. Minnie
Bertha, I A v~..
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Douglas. ' The reception committee turne(|
the jury Wednesday night
, .. , I rt
C? 8. L* F.
was composed «-1 of K4
in the case of N. P. Sorenson, at the
Ball, R. A. Moon and M. Frances
of his trial for involun
Swope. The kitchen committee in
in connection with
cluded Mesdames Griff King, Tisdale
and Hackman. Mrs. Minnie Miller the death of Mrs. Mina Smith, of
was in charge of a candy booth which Lents. It was stated that the jury
netted about $7. Mrs. Miller Was as agreed on the verdict within 30 min
sisted by the Misses Helen Purviance
utes after the case was submitted at
and Audrey Purdin. The proceeds
from the dinner itself amounted to 5 o’clock and the verdict was ren
about $35. The social hour was most dered when Judge Kavanaugh con
uniquely planned by Mrs. Nettie Fish vened court at 8 o”clock.
Mrs. Smith was killed December 26
burn. The company was divided into
groups, each group bearing the name by an automobile at the comer of
of an Irish family. The most talented West Park and Oak streets about 5
member of each family was required o’clock which was said to be zig
to do a stunt, and as encore the zagging back and forth across the
whole family had to respond. The street, and from this fact it was in
“Murphy” family was represented by ferred that the driver was intoxi
Mrs. Driscoll, who sang and read. As cated. The prosecution relied en
encore, the whole “Murphy” family tirely upon circumstantial evidences,
discussed the be t way to conduct a there being no witness who saw the
family. Father OTool (Dr. R. A. accident who could identify the driver
Moon) gave a reading, “How I Pro
posed to My Sweetheart,” and in re
FELLOWSHIP MEETING AT
sponse to an encore married off all
his family in several mock ceremon FRIENDS CHURCH ON 28TH
ies. The whole entertainment was
so impromptu and so spontaneous
A fellowship meeting will be held
that it was most delightful.
at the Friends church March 28 at
7:30 p. m. in order to get acquainted
with each other; that is, the members
of the church, the attendants and the
parents of the Sunday school pupils.
The evening will be spent in a social
way and a short program given, fol
lowed with light refreshments. Fol
The regular meeting of the Lents lowing is the program:
Parent-Teacher association will be
Opening song by congregation.
held this afternoon (March 21) at
Welcome, by the chairman of the
2:45 in the school auditorium.
Mr. Johnson, chief of police, will
Welcome, by the pastor.
speak at 3 p. m. on the workings of
Welcome, by the Sunday school su-
Mrs. Chapman, former president of
Welcome, by the C. E président.
the Parent-Teacher council, will
Vocal solo, J. S. Fox.
speak at 3:30 on “Back to the School
Three minute talk, by Myra Smith
of Commons mission.
Miss Frances Smith will demon
Three minute talk, by Philander
strate “Good Posture.”
Arnold of Vancouver mission.
Refreshments will be served.
Piano solo, Ruth Lent.
Everyone is welcome.
Piano solo, Doris Baldwin.
Reading, Anzonette Dunbar.
BOX SOCIAL WAS HELD
Ladies «partet, “The Little Gray
BY UNITED BRETHREN Church in the Dell.”
Piano solo, Kenneth Tamplin.
Oration, “Application,” Carroll Tamp
The Tremont United Brethren lin.
church held a most successful box
Piano solo, Little Miss Kenny.
social last Monday night at the Brent
Reading, Maud Keach.
wood hall. The local talent was aug
Pianc solo, Bessie Fitch.
mented by a 20-piece Salvation Army
band and about 15 of the Salvation
Piano solo, Mrs. Kenny.
Army singers. Other outside talent
were Miss Covert, a reader; Mrs. Miss Myrtle Moore Given
Chas. Fulman, who read “Socary Set-
Surprise a Birthday Party
ting the Hen” and “Home Sweet
friends of Miss Myrtle Moore
Home,” a touching home-coming
story of the Civil War. She was gave her a surprise party Saturday
accompanied on the zithec in the' lat evening. March 15, on her seven
ter reading by her son, George, in teenth birthday. The young people
marine uniform. The home talent passed the evening with games and
members were by Alfred Guthrie, music. A dainty lunch of sandwiches,
Wanda Wisenflue, May and Violet cake, chocolate and coffee was served.
Hendricks, Helen Abrams, Mrs. G. E. Those attending were Frankie and
Abrams, and Messrs. G. E. Abrams, Zada Nichols, Gladys and Mabie
John Esta and Hezden Metcalf. A Woodworth, Hannah Anderson, Vel
most unusual quartet was formed by ma Subblet, Mrs. Ruby Ryder, Mrs.
the last four people; Mrs. Abrams Jessie Retheford, Mrs. E. M. Moore,
played the piano, Mr. Abrams sang, Messrs. Roscoe and Lester Williams.
Mr. Esta manipulated the bones, and Ivan Campbell, Sergeant McCabe, Er
Mr. Metcalf played the violin. Fi nest Retheford, Ted Hall, Brodie and
nancially as well as socially the en Wesly Subblet, William and Ossie
tertainment was a huge success, the Moore, Grandfather Whitworth, R. H.
receipts amounting to $46. This is Whitworth and Thomas Moore.
to help pay for kalsomining and
painting inside the church, and for I Interesting Program Given
the new rostrum and railing which
By Woodmere Association
have been added to the front of the
At the regular monthly afternoon
The enthusiastic meeting of the Woodmere Parent-
pastor of this thriving unit is Mrs. Teacher association, Tuesday, March
C. H. Blanchard. Last Sunday the 11, at the school house, Mrs. Harvey
Sunday school numbered 98 and the Blakeslee sang “Years at the Spring,”
collection was $7. This Sunday school by request. She then sang most ef
is now ahead of the other three city fectively “Americans Have Come.”
United Brethren churches in this re Other interesting numbers were a
piano solo by Miss Ruth Clark, and
songs by the eighth grade. The ad
Mrs. Bernal Asks Assistance
dress of the afternoon was given by
In “Band of Mercy" Work E. H. Whitney, district superintend
Mrs. Bernal reports that at the ent of schools. Mrs. Geo. E. Stoner,
third meeting of her Band of Mercy able president of the Woodmere
the capacity of her house was taxed Parent-Teacher association, presided.
to overflowing, and many more chil
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Lehman and
dren have expressed their desire to
join. As this is a beautiful and in family, of 6421 Eighty-second street,
teresting work for both children and spent the week end at Newberg visit
grown-ups, Mrs. Bernal appeals to ing their daughter and son-in-law,
some lady to open her home to a Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Sykes.
band of children one afternoon each
week after school hours.
Mrs. R. J. McCollum, of 631 Mar
who will help to further this cause shall street, a former resident of
please call at Mrs. Bernal’s* home, Lents, is very ill at her home. It is
6126 Eightieth street, or phone Tabor feared she will have to be taken to
“OF NOT GUILTY” BY JURY
MEETIN6 THIS AFTERNOON
of the car, but all agreed that it was*"
a Winton six.
The next afternoon Sorenson’s car,
a Winton, was found parked near the
police Station with the right front
lamp badly bent and a package of
malt wedged between the fender and
the hood of the machine. It *aa
claimed by the state that Mrs. Smith
had gone to town that afternoon to
purchase a bottle of malt and the
drug clerk who sold it to her identi
fied the package and having been
purchased by Mrs. Smith, The state
maintained that the lamp was bent
by the body of Mrs. Smith when she
The defense maintained and sev
eral witnesses testified that the lamp
was not bent when Sorenson arrived
home the evening of the accident and
that it was not bent nor was there
a package on the fender when he
returned to town and parked his car
the next day.
Multnomah county Pomona grange,
which met at Russelville grange hall
Wednesday, elected J. J. Johnson as
master for his third successive term
without opposition. Other officers
Overseer, John Melbis.
Lecturer, Mrs. Mary Palmer.
Steward, H. A. Lewis.
Assistant Steward, W. A. Young.
Chaplain, Mrs. Clara Smith.
Treasurer, E. L. Thorpe.
Secretary, Mrs. Anna Lehman.
Gatekeeper, John Sleret.
Ceres, Mrs. Carrie Townsend.
Pomona, Mrs. Alice Welbis.
Flora, Mrs. Belle Stockton.
Lady Assistant, Mrs. Jessie Miller.
Musician, Mrs. Vera I. Dixon.
Executive committee— J. J. John
son. F. H. Crane and A. W. Orton.
Legislative committee—J. J. John
son, H. A. Lewis and Mrs. Cliff Kern.
Delegate to state grange—R. W.
Gill; alternate, A. F. Miller.
Following are the standing com
Resolutions — R. W. Gill, F. H.
Crane and Miss McNeil.
Finance—T. J. Kreuder, W. N.
Green and H. A. Lewis.
Condolence — A. F. Miller, E. L.
Thorpe and Mrs. Clara Smith.
A motion was adopted providipg
for the annual field meet of the
county granges on the county fnir
grounds at Gresham on the last Sat
urday in July. Each grange was in
structed to appoint a committee of
three on arrangements for this event.
Master J. J. Johnson will be general
The bill passed at the recent legis
lature providing for the consolidation
of all the country school districts in
the county under a board of five di
rectors, was condemned.
Mrs. McSloy and Mrs. Rayburn
Celebrated Birthdays Together
Seven years ago Mrs. J. H. McSloy
and Mrs. E. L. Rayburn discovered
that their birthdays occurred on the
same day and that they were the
same age, and each anniversary since
they have taken "turn about” enter
taining in honor of the event. Loree
Ray bum, daughter of Mrs. Rayburn,
also chose the same day of the month
for her birthday, and is included in
the entertainment. This year it fell
to the lot of Mrs. McSloy to provide
the dinner, which occurred on Thurs
day, March 13. Those present were
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Raybarn and
Loree, Dr. and Mrs. McSloy, Mother
McSloy and Tom McSloy.
Farewell Party Given For
Lamont Dunbar by Friends
A pleasant little goodby for La
mont Dunbar was given at the family
residence, 6029% Ninety-second, last
Saturday night Sixteen young peo
ple — just enough, somebody said —
made a very pleasant party.
Games and jollity filled the eve
Light refreshments were
served. All went away wishing Wm.
L. success in his chosen field of la
bor, farming in the Boise valley, la