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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 2 1919
MRS. DAVIS PASSED
AWAY LAST FRIDAY
A very interesting meeting was
held at Gilbert school last Friday
evening al which County School Su
perintendent Alderson and Miss Calk
ins, county Industrial club organier,
were present and an illustrated lec
ture on the club work of Multnomah
county was given.
Following this was the contest in
four-minute sjM>eches by rrprescnta-
tivea of five county schools on the
Victory loan. Murcella Gill' rcpre-
Rented Ruszelville school, Winnifred
Tegart represented Rockwood, Earl
Olson represented Pleasant Valley,
Robert Holter represented Rivera and
Kenneth White represented Gilbert.
Kenneth White won the prize for
the best speech, the prize being a
|li war saving stamp. His speech
on the Victory loan follows:
Yes. .the greatest and most ter
rible war of history has stopped for
the first time in four years.
The armistice was signed on
vember it, 1918.
And now the United States
launched the Victory loan beginning
April 21, 1919, to raise the immense
sum of four billion dollars. Once
more old Oregon ia called upon to do
her part for tho government; will
she respond 7 This la Oregon’s an-
fwer: As in the past each person,
each household and each institution
with a spark of patriotism, of pride,
of gratitude will go over ths top.
Oregon's quota is 25 million dollars
with Portland’s quota 13 million.
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This is the lust time round. This ia
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the final liberty loan. Thia is to pay
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the bills and to bring the boys back.
This is to bind up the wounds of the
injured and provide them with an
other start in life,
America has not begun to bring
back her woundod, her shell-shocked
or her gassaed. and there are hun
dreds more who have not felt the
HIS GOLD IS ON THE SERVICE FLAG -WHERE IS YOURS? KEEP FAITH WITH HIM
affects of the gas yet. The worst
feature the men had to contend with
was the mustard gas. The mustard | ia the war over. They have paid the ,
gas shells were thrown over with the ' price in full.
rest of the shells but they don’t ex
To countless other thousands of
plode; they just separate and the > these boys returning home maimed !
gas escaper, and the men can stand I and broken in mind, the war will still I
to work in it from eight to 12 hours go on; they will be paying the price |
and then only know they were gassed the remainder of their lives.
by beginning to got bilious and their
Can we who stayed al home care
•eyes beginning to get sore, and the lessly an<l thoughtlessly assume the
The city council is going to take found young women who were draw
next thing they know they are in war is over attitude until our balance
of account is paid until we have re up this week the question of a raise ing down only $40 a month and
Now, ladies and gentlemen, invest. deemed our pledge—to bear the final in salaries for city employes. A these women are competent book
Don’t lay back ami let the other fel cost no matter what its amount?
general conference of the city com keepers. 1 believe employes should
low do it Just because the war is
The Victory Liberty loan is to pay missioners is arranged to take place be paid a just and fair wage and
over. Ixmn every cent you have. for the debt for men ami ammunition some «lay this week, but it will be according to their ability. The city
Don’t be afraid you will not get we massed and which brought about several weeks before the matter is should consider its employes in the
your money back because your old the end of the war - saving for every
thoroughly thrashe«! out. Until Com same light as a private corporation
Uncle Sam will see that you do. It day it was shortened billions more
missioner Perkins reviews the situa or an individual in hiring help. Ef
is the safest investment in the world. ,in money and thousands more in
tion and submits a statement of the ficiency, honesty and the faithful
Just becuuse the w»r is over don’t lives.
financial conditions that he may performance of the duties assigned
lay l>ack and let the other fellow do
Men and women . of Oregon, the know how much money there is should be rewarded.”
it because the government needs imprint of fame upon the name of
Mayor Baker says: “There is no
available for such purposes for this
every cent it can get. Nearly a our fair state will turn into a stain
question in my mind that the labor
year, it will be held in abeyance.
million and a half are in Germany of shame if we do not meet the ob
The most insistant requests for a ers are entitled to more than they Miss Ethlyn Fitzgerald, Mrs. Darnall,
and they next clothes and food ami ligation the Liberty loan represents.
are now receiving. The scale is too Mrs. H. P. Trask. Bay City, Wash.;
Saddler Bulk also enclosed an
money to keep them in perfect order. You arc face to face with a real test raise in salaries comes from the com low when the cost of living is taken Miss Thelma Kennedy, Miss Francis
other clipping with the following
Ixmn every -ent you can spare of citizenship — true Americanism.
into consideration. The city should Droste, Dorothy Hess, Richard Hess. comment:
for there are hundreds of men who Ix»t this test find you measuring 100 a dhy. Most of these men have fam not only give them an opportunity to
This clipping was taken from the
are lying in base hospitals in per cent loyal.
support their families but also to
Camp Dodger, the 88th division pa
France, England and even in the
The government bond is the par
save something in case of emergency,
per. The 57th artillery brigade is
United States who are hovering be ent bond of all bonds. Back of our foodstuffs and wearing apparel they such as sickness or accidents in the
comprised of the 119th, 120th, 121st
tween life ami death, and their fam government bonds are all the assets
and 147th field artillery. A and B
ilies worrying about them, nnd they and all the resources that supply the ends meet, to say nothing of provid
Commissioner Bigelow is also mak
147th field artillery is from Portland
themselves do not know whether they value of all other bonds, all other
ing an investigation which he will
and we are hoping to be in Portland
will live or die.
zcc’ii itics nnd all other investment».
present to the council at the time of
for a rainy «lay.
There are not only the wounded
The Victory Liberty loan bonds
“The 57th artillery brigade has the
There aro also many employes in
men, the shell-shocked and the will bear the attractive rate of in
City Commissioner Mann, who has
The noon lunch at the Lents school distinction of'not only being the only
gassed. but there arc many ships to terest, and together with all other various departments who are under charge of the Municipal Water Bu has been in charge of Mrs. E. J.
four-regiment bridage in the A. E.
be raised, and that will coat millions. desirable elements, when compared paid and are making strenuous ef reau, has announced that free water Hess for the past two years. She
F. but according to official orders, it
It will cost millions to build up dev with other investments as to col
will bo furnished by the city for all keeps her account books open for was second in the consecutive number
astated France, which will all be lateral, strength and returns have a living wage. Commissioner Perkins Victory gardens planted on vacant inspection, at any time, by the pa
of days spent in action, first in the
says “that to adjust city employes’
counted in with this loan, and if the no equal.
property, but will not be given for trons of the school, and urges that number of shells fired on the boches,
government does not get enough
Americans, all lend your all for
gardens on lots on which buildings they come to see the kitchen and how and had more ground won by the
money and the people will not sub the hoys who have sacrificed their general standardization of wages are now erected. City Auditor Funk she makes the good, warm soup.
infantry in front of it with fewer
scribe they will put a tax on the lives that this country might be safe made by a board of disinterested has a list of properties which are
Mrs. Hess buys her vegetables
persons. With such a plan in effect vacant and are now available and is from farmers at wholesale pricesand casualties than any other artillery
people, and then they will not get to live in.
unit in F rance.
■ ach employe would be paid accord desirous to have all owners of lots tries to keep other expenditures
any interest back.
“When the members of the 57th
The interest on them» bond» is 4M Former Lents Girl to Visit Czlifornia ing to his or her worth, while at
who are willing to allow citiaens to down to a minimum. She knows, by artillery brigade leave the 88th to
Miss Ruby Ixrve, n former well- present many employes are greatly plant gardens on their property to the aid of the teachers, through a
rejoin the 32nd division, it will look
Invest and help some poor soldier known Lents girl, will leave on the underpaid.
In my department I
system of ticket-selling each morn like a doughboy outfit ready for the
send in their names and locations.
boy who has been on the western steamer Rose City on May 6 for San
ing in the rooms, just how many trenches. All material will have been
front and has been wounded. Arms, Francisco. She
remain in San
bowls of soup she is to provide; and turned in and hiking with full pack
legs or hands blown off. Some of Ffancisco a short Tlme'and will then
last Tuesday she used three tables will be the fashion.
you may have a son who has been go on to Ix>s Angelos, San Diego and
to seat 55 children.
“Turning in of the equipment
on the western front and has been the Catalina Islands She expects to
The teachers have been comparing started last week when the escort
wounded or gassed. If he is wound spend a month in^k' llifornin, making
the afternoon working capacity of wagons went back to the 88th di
ed loan, your little "saving may save the return trip by train, Miss Love
Addie M. Root died at her home, into the Christian church in 1914 and .the children who have the warm vision. Soon after the motor show
his life. If he does not get help in now employe«kby wl Gary Coast 10332 Sixtieth avenue, Friday, «|ini
April was a faithful worker in the church. lunch with those who eat the cold, on March 28, the horses and motor
from home and the Red Cross had Agency, Inc., pi Portland, as ste- 25, after a short illness with influ
She came to Lents with the family and they have come to the conclusion vehicles will be turned over to the
not had money he might have died. nographe r.
Mrs. Root was born in Little
thus far, that the warm-lunch chil 88th division and the three- and six-
from Mosier, Ore., about six months
Many of our boys died.
dren do better work than those who inch guns will be taken to the army
Lieutenant IE Steiger Rock, Ark., May 9, 1881, and was ago.'
They gnve their all forever.
have cold lunches.
married to Elmer L. Root
. .. _ in _____
artillery park at Toul.
Funeral services were held at Ken
You lend a little for a while.
has returned home from Camp Hola- Three sons were born to this union:
It is to the interest of the children
“Upon returning to the United
Sixty thousand of our American bird, Baltimore, Md. He has been Eugene, age 16; Howard, 18, and
that the school is looking in pro States it is said that the 32nd divis
day, April 26, Rev. Smith officiating.
hoys lie among the poppies in Flan serving in the transportation division
Amos, 7, who with the husband and Interment was in Mt. Scott Park viding this lunch convenience, and it ion will parade in Milwaukee and
ders fields in France. To them only of the army.
is most earnestly desired that the Detroit before the men will be mus
father survive her. She was baptized cemetery.
parents look into the matter.
tered out of service.”
L ’. r-
LENTS SCHOOL LUNCH
POPULAR WITH KIDDIES
MRS. ROOT VICTIM OF INFLUENZA APRIL 25
Mrs. Edith N. Davis died at her
home at Bell itose at 6:40 o’clock
p. m. Friday, April 25, 1919, at the
age of 65 years and 15 days. She
was bom April 10, 1854, in McClane , The following clipping from the
j Daily Mail was sent by a Lents boy,
| county. Illinois.
At $he age of six years she moved SaMdler Charles Bulk, battery A,
I with her parents to Miama county, 147th field artillery. Saddler Bulk’s
■ Kansa.’, where she was later married artillery brigade fought through the
I to B. T. Davis. To this union were war with the 32nd division, men
born five children, four of whom are tioned by General Pershing as the
object of his warmest approval.
At the age of sixteen years she
General Pershing inspected these
was converter! and joined the Cum troops, most of whom come from
berland Presbyterian church, in 1890 Michigan and Wisconsin, during his
she with her husband and family recent visit to the army of occupa
moved to Rooks county, Kansas, tion. It was that visit which called
where they joined the M. E. church, forth his letter, which reads:
In 1911 the family came to Bell
“My Dear General Lassiter: Please
Rose, Oregon, and she became a extend to the officers and men of
member of the M. E. church at Ben the 32nd division my sincere compli
nett chapel, of which she was a ments upon their appearance and
member when she passed away.
upon the splendid condition of the ar
Mrs. Davis leaves a husband, B. T. tillery and transportation at the re
Davis; two daughters, Miss Minnie view and inspection on March 15. In
Davis and Mrs. E. J. Shotwell; a | fact, the condition of your command
son, W. Davis, all of Bell Rose; and was what would be expected of a di
a son, Roy L. Davis, of Riverside. vision with such a splendid fighting
Cal. She also leaves a brother, J. record.
M. Mannen, of Paola, Kan.
“After training for several months,
Funeral services were held at Ben following its arrival in February,
nett chapel Monday morning at 11 1918, it entered the line in Alsace
o’clock, Rev. Patton officiating. The and held this sector until the time
remains were laid to rest in Mount of the Aisne-Marne offensive, when
Scott Park cemetery.
it mover! to that active front. On
July 30 it entered the lines on the
Ou req, and in the course of its action
captured Cierges, Bellevue Farm and
the Bois de la Planchette. The at
tack was resumed on August 1, the
division pushing ahead until it
crossed the Vesle and captured the
town of Mismes. On August 28 it
most enjoyable evening was again entered the line, and launched
spent at the O. A. Hess home last attacks which resulted in the capture
Saturday by numerous friends of Dr. of Juvigny at the cost of severe cas
and Mrs. Hess, the occasion being a ualties.
“During the Meuse-Argonne of
surprise party in honor of Mrs. Hess’
birthday anniversary. The surprise fensive, the 32nd division entered the
feature was a complete success, Mrs. line on September 30 and, by its
Hess having no inkling of the affair persistence in that sector, it pene
trated the Kretmhilde Stellung, tak
until the guest« arrived.
Being a surprise party, Mrs. Hess ing Romagne and following the ene
had no opportunity to exercise her my to the northeastern edge of the
well-known culinary ability, so the Boise de Bantheville. On November
guests brought refreshments of sand 8, the division took up the pursuit of
wiches, cake, etc., but an immense the enemy east of the Meuse until
birthday cake was also enjoyed by the time when hostilities were sus
those in attendance.
“Since the signing of the armistice
The evening was spent in playing
cards, Mrs. C. P. McGrew and W. S. the 32nd division has had the honor
Sanders winning first prize and Mrs.
F. O. McGrew and C. P. McGrew- cupation. For the way in which all
ranks have performed their duties in
winning the booby prize.
capacity I have qnly the warm
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
Barstow, Mr. and Mrs. Walter San est praise and approval. The pride
ders, Mr. and Mrs. Chester McGrew, of your officers and men, justified by
Mr. and Mrs. Finley McGrew, Mr. such a record, will insure the same
and Mrs. J. C. Howe, Mr. and Mrs. high morale which has been present
Otto Katzky, Mr. and Mrs. Leo in the division during its stay in
Katzky, Mr. and Mrs. E. Snyder, Mr. France. I want each man to know
and Mrs. Thomas Weddel, Mr. and my appreciation of the work he has
Mrs. M. K. Hedge, Mr. and Mrs. H. done and of the admiration in which
L. Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Ken he is held by the rest of his com
nedy, Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Droste, Mr. rades in the American Expeditionary
and Mrs. Clyde Sager, Mr. and Mrs.
John Hanken, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
“JOHN J. PERSHING.”
Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Foster,
PARTY FOR MRS. HESS
VOL. XVn. No. 18