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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1919
F. W. GILLIHAN DIED
RESULT OF ACCIDENT
SOLDIERS WITH FAMILIES
Council Will Probably Take
Action to Devise Ways to
List Includes About Everything
From Ice Cream Sodas to
_ . Silk "Nighties."
It has come to the knowledge of
Skull Fractured In Fifteen-Foot
Fall From Udder While
at Work Thursday.
F. W. Gillihan, of 4849 Sixty-third
street H. E., mot with an accident at
the Columbia Steel Works at 9:80
Thursday evening, March 28, which
resulted In his death. Hr was carry
ing a hose up a ladder and when
about 15 feet from the ground hia
feet became entangled in the hoar
causing him to fall. He struck on
his bead, fracturing hia skull. He
was rushed at once to Good Samari
tan hospital but did not regain con
sciousness, dying 36 hours later.
Mr. Gillihan was bom March 13,
1877, in Portland and had resided
here all hia life. He was married to
Mias Stell! Bowman February 7,
1904, and to this union were bom
four children: Pearl, aged 13, Curtia
11, Ruby 8, and Oliver 6. Besides
the wi<iow and children Mr. Gillihan
leaves to mourn hia departure four
sisters: Mrs. G. Balenaifer, Wallace,
Idaho; Mrs. Millie Wamach, Yakima,
Wash., who was too ill to attend the
funeral; Mra. Flo Wamach of Ix»s
Angeles, and Mrs. Rose Gibson, of
Hr also ¡eaves two
brothers, I sm - Gillihan, 780 East Six-
i\ > ighth htrert N., and Arthur Ran
dolph, 16HS Haaaalo street.
The funeral services were held at
Kenworthy’s chapel Monday, March
31, at 1:80 p. m., Rev. Brinkman, of
St. James English Lutheran church,
officiating, Interment waa ia Mt.
Scott cemetery. There were many
beautiful floral pieces from the Boil
ermakers* union, Ben Hur lodge, of
which he «as a member, and fellow
workers at the yards.
Mrs. Gillihan and children will con
tinue to reside at the family home.
GIVEN BY LENTS SCHOOL
POPULAR LENTS WOMAN
FR AN KLIN BASKETBALL
Entertainment Was for Benefit
PASSED AWAY MARCH 31
BOYS RECEIVE LETTERS
APPEALS TO PARENTS
of itasebafl Nine and Was
Had Been a Resident of District Parents and Teachers Held An Ask« Them to Co-Operate With
For Fourteen Years Where
Teachers in Controlling
A successful entertainment was
She Had Many Friends.
Conduct of Pupils.
he hi in the auditorium of the Lents
school Tuesday afternoon, arranged
by the banc ba 11 committee, consisting
of Miss Anderson, Miss Meagher and
An admission of
five cents was charged and the sum
of $32.45 waa raised, which will be
used to buy balls, bats and mitta for
the pupils. Following is the pro-
Game—Rooms 4 and 5.
Poem Marie Hershman.
Draomatization — Miss Everett’s
Song—Miss Chapman's boys.
Dumb-bell Drill Rooms 11 and 12.
Poem Katie S. Schweitzer (R.10).
Echo Dialogue—Room 10.
Stunts—Russell and Norman Sella.
When Poppies Grow in F. F.—
Violin Duet — Roy Selfridge and
MORE TAXES TO BE
LEVIED ON CONSUMER
Mrs. Essie McCollum passed away
An assembly was called recently
Monday, March 31, at the Good Sa by the Student Body of Franklin
maritan hospital after many weeks high school to create interest in
school activities and to devise ways
Mrs. McCollum was for 14 years and means for more school unity.
a resident of lx»nts, where she en Gene Gillis presided and several talks
deared herself to all who knew her were given by students and teachers.
by her many acts of kindness. She !l. W. White gave a report of the
was alyvays a ready and willing help student-body finances. Miss Rubie
er in time of trouble and will be Hammarstrom, Mrs. P. Lynch and
greatly missed by her host of Frank Hallier talked on achool spirit.
S. F. Ball outlined the purpose of a
Mrs. McCollum was l»om in Daven student-body association, after which
port, Iowa, January 3, 1867. and was the following boys received their let
married to Robert McCollum nt Els- ters for basketball: Frank Hallier,
worth, Wis., July 21, 1883. Besides Babe Thomas, Harry Thomas. Cecil
her husband, three daughters sur Jones, Howard Hobson, Ted Farley,
vive her, Addie Grundy of California, Gene Gillis, assistant coach; Allen
Norma Daniels and Gwendolyn Car Knight and Laurin Reynolds.
ver, and one son, George, of Port- committee on ways and means to
land; her mother. Mrs. Mary raise the financial standing of the
McDowell; four sisters, Mrs. D. M. assoeiation is composed of the fol
Simonson, Mrs. McDougall, of Lents. lowing: Seniors. Dorothea Anderson,
Mrs. L. S. Johnson, of Wheeler, and Frank Hallier, Harry Thomas, Ros
Mrs. H. Page, of Sellwood; two well Peake and George Geiger; jun
brothers, William and Clarence Mc- iors, Ruth Levan, Ellen Gardner and
George Cornea; sophomores, Mildred
Funeral services were held at Ken Boon, Lyle McCullum and Howard
LADIES MEET WITH MRS.
worthy’s chapfl Wednesday, April 2, Blake; freshmen, Sadie* Reed, Betty
GRAVES ON BIRTHDAY under the auspices of the Rebekah Ross and Arthur Barbur.
lodge, of which she was a member.
Mme. Valair entertained the stu
Interment was at Mt. Scott Park dents March 27 with several French
The home of Mr. and Mrs. John A. cemetery.
songs, closing the program with the
Graves, «107 Ninety-first street, wa»
“Marseillaise." 1 Mr. Griffith intro-
the scene of a pleasant afternoon on
duced the singer and gave a brief
Hrs. Brownlee Died Suddenly
March 27, the occaaion being the reg
history of French music. Mme. Va-
ular monthly meeting and social af
lair's singing was much appreciated
ternoon tea of the ladies of the Kern
by the students.
Park Christian church, and also in of Charles S. Brownlee, died at the
An enjoyable meeting of parent«
honor of Mrs. Graves* 45th birthday. home of D. B. Trout, Foster road and teachers of Franklin was held
Two kinds of cake and pink tea were and Lenox avenue, Monday, March on the afternoon of March 25. Pro
served to all. Miss Esther Mitchell 81. She is survived by her husband fessor Balt gave the address of wel
and Mrs. A. B. Short presided ably and three children, and two sisters, come and vocal solose were rendered
She was an old friend of Mr. and by little Helen Abram, Mrs. Clark
at the piano.
Those present were Mesdames E. Mrs. Trout and had been visiting eand Miss Alice Johnson. A violin
W. Hackman, A. B. Short, F. W. them for some time.
solo was given by Gladys Johnson
Wright, Bertha Douglas, Tisdale,
and a reading by Beulah Margason.
Elsie Graves, Minnie Arp, Griff Parents Receive Word That
Mrs. Fratelle talked on books for the
Son’s Body is Buried at Brest home and Mrs. Helen Starrett spoke
King, Belle Montgomery, W. H. Fer
Mr. and Mrs. John Porter, of on “Child Training.”
ris Jr., H. H. Wild. M. A. Newman,
J. H. Record, T. T. Record, J. W. Eighty-first street and Sixty-sixth
The regular meeting of the Tri-L
Anderson, Marshall, Otto Essig, Ida avenue, have received the news that club was held yesterifty at the Y. W.
M. Wiley, W. H. Highmiller, Rose the body of their son William was C. A. when Miss Dorothy Arnold
Hubler, Olive Howlett, Ella Record, found and buried in Br^st, France. talked on reconstruction. A social
F. E. Talbott; the Misses Evelen Es- They have lived in gre^t suspense, hour was enjoyed after the program.
sig, Esther Mitchell and McHugh; waiting and wishing that he, like
Elcana Short, Clarence Elie, James many others reported dead, might
Father Beutgen, pastor of St.
Record, Frederick Wright.
still be living.
Peter’s pariah, returned last Satur
The affair was greatly enjoyed by
Charles Edwards, manager of the day from a week’s trip up the Wil
those present and all wished Mrs.
Graves many returns of her birth Copeland Lumber Co. at I>ents, is the lamette valley where he visited at
St. Trouts and Mt. Angel.
owner of a brand new Ford.
Lents School, April 2, 191".
To the Parents:
Two many things are lost, all
skates, knives, lunches, umbrellas,
overshoes, hats, coats, combs, pins,
Please tell your children to be
careful. When possible to do so,
mark plainly all articles with the
Have children call at the principal’s
office where all lost articles should
We want you to warn your chil
dren to keep out of danger of autos,
wagons, street-cars, etc. We warn
Have them come directly home
from school. We do not want the
children to idle on the street«, in
the stores, at the picture show or at
Please tell tlp-m to pass quietly
on the opposite side of the street
when there is a funeral.
Not to play in the mud and water.
Promptly report to the teachers
any bad conduct.
Pupils should not ride bicycles to
Lunches should not be brought ex
cept by pupils living a long distance
from the school or in extremely bad
weather. Walking is a good exercise.
The health of the children is much
benefited by going home for lunch.
A. F. HERSHNER, Principal.
the city commissioner« that there is
a certain prejudice among Landlords
of this city against renting to dis
charged soldiers and sailors rooms
in apartment houses where the fam
ily consists of more than man and
wife. Mrs. A. E. Richards, of the
housing bureau, has made the com
plaint and intends to go before the
local clubs and start a movement to
secure home« for the service men.
Commissioner Bigelow says “that if
fathers and mothers are barred from
homes in Portland because they hap
pen to have children there would be
'little incentive for young people to
get married." It is very probable
that the city council will be com
pelled to take some definite action in
regard to this matter and assist the
landlords in devising ways and
means of housing families with chil
The city council will act upon the
recommendation of • Commissioner
Perkins' resolution increasing the ap
propriation of the Rose Festival from
$2500 to $5000 this week, This is
on account of the nature of the cel-
ebration, it being held at a time
when the city should give the re-
turned soldiers and Bailors a hearty
and cheerful welcome, and at the
same time to Bhow the appreciation
of Portland’s citizens.
Commissioner Mann wants a geo
logical survey made of Bull Run
lake, but he has not as yet made up
his mind to ask for an appropriation
from the council to pay the expenses
of a noted government geologist, Mr.
John Diller. The purpose of the
survey is to insure a lasting water
Commissioner Perkins has drafted
an ordinance compelling every police
officer to act as a deputy license in
spector. Under this plan the police
officers on their respective beats
will ascertain if licenses have been
secured and report to the officials
at the license bureau. Commissioner
Perkins states that in this manner
the whole city will be covered at
hardly any expense to the city.and
will increase the revenue by thou
sands of dollars which has hereto
fore been lost. Commissioner Per
kins is now installing new furniture
in the license bureau and by the
time everything is in shape it will
be of immense benefit not only to
the employes but also in the ac-
commodation of the public.
S. WARSHIPS WILL
VISIT ROSE FESTIVAL
a tax of 5 per cent upon the sales of
al) articles commonly or commercial
ly known as jewelry, including pre
cious metals or imitations thereof,
and ivory, watches, clocks and opera
glasses. This tax is to be collected
by the dealer upon such goods when
sold to the user, and every store in
Lents handling any of these lines
must collect this tax upon all sales
made commencing April 1. In order
that a complete list of dealers in
these goods may be compiled, all
such dealers should send their names
to the collector at Portland, stating
the business engaged in.
On and after May 1, 1919, there
will be a tax collected from the pur
chaser of ice cream, soda water, and
such other refreshments of this kind
as are served at soda fountains and
similar places of business. Owners
of soda fountains and ice cream par
lors should be sure to have their
names listed with the collector at
On and after May 1. 1919, the lux
ury tax will be effective, Thia pro
vides that a tax of 10 per cent «hall
be collected by the dealer from the
pu i chaser on carpets and rugs aell-
ing at over $5 a square yard; picture
frames, trunks, valises, purses, port
able lighting fixtures, umbrellas,
fans, smoking jackets, men’s waist
coats, men’s and women’s hats, caps,
boots, shoes, pumps and slippers,
men’s jackets and neckwear, silk
stockings or hose, women’s silk stock
ings or hose, men’s shirts and men’s
and women’s pajamas, nightgowns
and underwear, kimonas. petticoats
and waists. Virtually every store in
Oregon will be affected by this tax,
which will apply to all that part of
the price for which the goods are
sold in excess of the price stipulated
in the act.
On and after May 1, 1919, per
fumes, essences and extracts, denti
frices and similar articles, as well as
pills, tablets, powders and other me
dicinal preparations, will be subject
to a tax of one cent on each 25
cents, or fraction thereof. This tax
will be paid by stamps affixed to
the goods by the seller.
The taxpayer is supposed to ascer
tain his liability, and ignorance of
the law is not held by the courts to
be a valid reason for not complying
with the law. Collector Miller will
be pleased to furnish all information
upon request, but obviously has no
means of reaching everyone affected
by the act and notifying them indi
vidually of their liability.
Probable That War Maneuvers
Funeral Services Held For
Will be Giben by Fleet of
Mary Eliza Cundruff Tuesday
With the acceptance of an invita
tion by Rear Admiral Fullam to at-
tend the Victory Rose Festival June
11, 12 and 13, it is assured that
Portland’s harbor will be the haven
for a good-sized fleet of Uncle Sam’s
fighting craft while the festival is
Recently the directors took up the
matter of having warships in the
harbor while the Festival was being
held and the navy department indi
cated that such request would be ful
filled. Following this, an invitation
was extended to Admiral Fullam at
San Diego, where he commands the
Pacific division, and he accepted this
week. This means that not only
Admiral Fullam will be a distin-
guished guest but that he will come
with his flagship and an escort of
almost every type of fighting craft
Dr. Birney’s War Relics Now
on the Pacific Coast, including some
On Exhibition in Local Store of the sub-destroyers which played
such a leading part in putting to a
The war relics collected by Dr. quick death the activities of the mur
Birney on numerous battlefields of derous German submarines in the
France where he saw many months great war.
of active service have been placed
Coupled with the announcement
on display in one of the show win i that Portland will offer a great
dows of the Lents Pharmacy, where naval pageant is the neWs that it ia
they are attracting much attention. extremely probable that a race be
Dr. Birney left for Camp Lewis on tween airplanes, either from Los An
Wednesday morning after a 14-day geles or from Mather Field, Sacra
furlough and hopes to receive a mento, will terminate here on the
discharge in a short time.
opening day of the festival with a
series of amazing demonstrations of
T. Y. Cadwell sold three of his airplanes in war manouvers, the first
houses in Ixints last week, one to air meet to be staged in the North
E. J. Market at 9408 Fifty-seventh west. the center of the entire spruce
avenue. Otto Essig bought the one output by which the air division of
at 9402 Fifty-seventh avenue and E. the allied nations were supplied with
J. Markell Jr. one at 9414 Fifty the essential materials for construc
Funeral services were held for
Mary Eliza Cundruff of 6123 Ninety
fourth street, Tuesday, April 1. Ser
vices were held at Kenworthy’s
chapel, conducted by Miss Terrill,
pastor of the Friends church. In
terment was at Mt. Scott Park cem
Lents School Garden Club
Has 200 to 300 Members
Between two and three hundred
pupils of the Lents school are en
rolled as members of the home gar
den club. About 75 are members
of the poultry club and about 25 of
the rabbit club. They are to make
reports each week of the work done
and progress made. Reports are to
be made to Miss Smith on gardening,
Miss Train on poultry work and Miss
Vaughan on rabbit raising.
Lars Rasmussen Died From
Heart Failure Last Thursday
Lars Rasmussen died at his" noirii* *
at Bellrose March 27 of heart fail
ure, at the age of 51 year». Mr.
Rasmussen was born in Denmark in
1867. He is survived by his widow,
Christina Rasmussen, and three chil
dren, Raymond 18, Walter 15, and
Ethel 9. Funeral services were held
Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock at
the Kenworthy chapel. Interment at
Mt. Scott Park cemetery.
Ball Season Now Open
Arleta and Lents schools played
the first game of ball of the season
Wednesday afternoon at Lents park.
Arleta won this time, but look out
for next time. The score was 12