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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1919
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LENTS MSN WRITES OF WORK
GOVERNMENT HIT BY H. G. L
City f'ommisloner Blgeiow Is again
The following letter from J. Emil a fsw pieces of furniture on.it; soon
Hwnnaon of Lenta, who la engaged in a Indy came up th« hill with a pall
Evidently they hud just
reconstruction work In France for the of waler.
m«Kl* church, will be of interest arrived to iiinU .< new stmt for a
proceedod on to Mont-
not only to hla many friend* but to home.
all reader* of The Herald
was written to the Christian Endeavor
Hoc let y of the Mnts Friends church,
and among other things, aaya:
Now you will Want to know some
thing about it** unit, I’m sure.
terially thia unit 1a a complete sue-
<•«*•«, Everything la no splendidly or
acting mayor while Mayor Baker Is
Ninety-five per cent of the popula
tion of France are Catholic, this be
ing the only church recognised by the
clergy are given any recognition what
faucon. ’ Thia place too has shared In
the war's destruction. It was al thia
point the Crown Prince viewed th«
since he has been "acting" mayor so
• • •
battle In which he endeavored to
Along the roada
take Mort d’Homme
the stench of decaying flesh la almost
City Treasurer Wm. Adams has In
stalled the latest cash register system
to facilitate the rapidly Increasing
buslnees. Mr. Adams pronounces It a
Montfaucon the Ameri
It la my lot to work through a part
of the country Just vacated by the
u rmtea and torn with tronrhea shelf
hull«, anti added to thia la an endleaa
inn** of wire and Iron entanglements.
The pu*t few daya 1 have been work
ing through what was "no man’s land"
during the siege of Vauquols.
time ago I had a little trip through a
the territory In which
large part of
the Argonne-Meuee fighting was done
We wont almost to Verdun when we
left the road at the spot
aloud before 9 914 but where there
la now only pile* uf atones and mor
tar; occasion», lly on »ugh «• ie:t that
one ran .ell it ns once being the comer
of a building.
Of course the familiar
trench whs to be seen
From here we
went over Mort
Man's Hill) where the Crown
The French armies stormed
- left —
Battle ha» --------
neap« effect on thia lull as on others,
in addition being honeycombed with
It was in
Hept «in lier. 191».
pushed them back from thin
On our way home we passed through
Neuvilly with* its wrecked church,
Whan working I have seen where
men la on an open fire out of doora or
under u few bards until a huse can
be built by "Le* Amla” (the Friends).
gether with thia are the human bones,
A few daya ago some of our work
which are bleached by
On the other aide
our way through
mass of wire and Iron bar«, we
upon the body of
soldier which had never been burled.
what was Bethincourt, now
a pile of rulna. From hero
to Ou lay
we did not see a living person.
ers were at AcocourL
numbers of homes In rulna. Some of
the owners perhaps will never return
Mrs. Madge J. Mears, state record
The Hunday School Institute of dis
trict number nine win held as schedul
dressee of the session were not only en
county Institute Is the third
Thursday of each month, August In
to bo held In Laurel hurst
Park, with picnic lunch.
As no union
Is entertalrflng at thia time, each one
provide more fully than
Scenes along Tillamook Coast
Ix>nt* Grange met in Grange hall
The regular meeting of the Wood
mere Community club was held Fri
Saturday August 9th.
were present to
the day evening. August 8, at the school
morning session was devoted to busi
The treasurer, Mrs. Nick Faler,
resigned and Mrs. Hotchkiss was elec
will be taken up and a new lecturer
arranged by Miss McNeil was render
Gladyn Johnson, daughter of
The roll call disclosed tl.e fact that ed.
there were about 126 present In the attorney J. J. Johnson, entertained
afternoon and 75, at the evening ser With a violin solo, accompanied by
Among the number were five Bernioce Helm who Inter rendered two
Johns Christian Hunday Schools atten
meeting ded the meeting.
we learned more about
Only nine of the
thirteen schools in the
very difficult piano solos which were
for the Oregon
Farmer, told of
were ditions of Agricultural
Plans were made for an en
tertainment to^be given at the Tre
The features of tt.*e evening will con
sist of films, readings, music, etc.
The Woodmere club is working In
sistently for street lights on poorly
illuminnt«*d corners, for the paving of
Seventy-second street and for the se
curing of a city park at the corner
of Seventy-second street and
Beside* the many composed of Messrs. C. U. and Chas.
outside duties, she Is a good home ’L.. Fowler and Mr. Hillis sang.
keepet-. sharing her bountiful home
These quarterly district Sunday
bert la no slacker.
with many others.
Visitors from the
stopping place and
Time will soon be here for the next
meeting of the locablTnlon.
ber August 26.
and Fifty-fifth avenue, left for Hea-
slde Tuesday where they will enjoy
a two weeks outing.
Ixtwell II rad ford In carrying mall
on route 3 while Mrs. Howe Is hav-
In her vacation.
school Institutes certainly are worhth
attending, if the worker is interested
In the work.
<’AHI> OF THANKS
and W. A. Young also gave interesting
and acquaintances and Odd Fellows,
for the kindness and sympathy shown
GRAYS CROSSING MAN
PASSED AWAY $UNDAY
ing passed away August 10, Hunda.v.
He la survived by nine children, seven
of whom were with Imi to celebrate
us in our. recent bereavement, the
his 64th birthday on July <1 and
loss of our devoted
later to be present at the obsequies,
father, also for the many beautiful
Mr. Woolen was born In Canvllle.
Mrs. A. C. Miller.
III., July 21, 1858.
The funeral ser-
Mrs. Hannah Root. vice was held at the Kenworthy un
Mrs. E. L. Kelsey.
dertaking parlors, Mrs. C. P. Blan
D. M Miller.
chard being offl-latinc minister. The
N. Gerlinger of Beaverton
C. E. Kennedy, Tuesday.
the second Friday of each month.
CITY PLANNING COMMIS
SION TO MUET RESIDENTS
He was known as a
The following children
years and Is
kins and Mrs. Peters furnished music
for those who wished to dance. Re
ice ci earn
were served apd
ity in their new home.
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Gary, park assistant, took a
dren. all of Portland.
to attend the general meet at Penin
sular park Saturday,
luist Monday evening as Mrs. Will
of this district
zendeger won the
Owing to lack of faclli-
ties and interest taken m the Lents
on the west,
with representatives of the Portland
was very low at the meet.
Hunt of 7*19 Woodstock avenue and
Mrs. A. I-a B rance were getting off
the Mt Scott car at Woodmere sta
taking the second step to the ground
when the car abruptly started throw
ing her heavily to the ground, The
STORE HAS BEEN SOLD
The Alvord Furniture company, of
4629 Sixty-seventh street 8. E., Las
changed hands, Mr. Alvord having
conductor had not yet given tbe for-
sold it to 8. Director & company
ward signal and Mrs. I-a Branca was
Augst 6. For years the Alvord furni
still in the vestibule. Mrs. Hunt was
ture house has been known in the
carried to her home and the family
Kern Park and Arleta district and
jihysiclan was summoned- The doc its change of ownership marks the
tor pronounced it a case of internal passing of another landmark.
injury from which the patient may
dered her to remain in bed for four
or five days; an order scarcely need-
ed as Mrs. Hunt is so sore and
bruised that she moves only with dlf-
It is reported that a similar
RETURNS TO EUROPE FOR
WAR BRIDE AND BABY
Freeman Armstrong left for New
York this week.
From there he will
accident occurred aboti half an hour
later at Firtand on the same car
go to Europe to bring Lis wife and
Mr Armstrong enlisted
in the Canadian army at the beglnlng
ALBERT MILLER DIED
FRIDAY OF LAST WEEK
Albert Miller of 244
land Boulevard passed away August.
He was born in New, York
state in 1849, and had been a
of the war and served with the Can
adian Scottish infantry.
The ladies of Portland and vicinity
are up in arms over the H. C. of L
A special meeting to be held
scheduled for *
resident o’clock next Tuesday afternoon.
He lived at
ty-fifth avenue S. E. çn the south, and
LENTS CHILDREN TAKEN
TO PENINSULAR PARK
number or children
residents of Woodmere two and a half years and
Forty-second moved from there to the home where
.»venue s. E. on the north and Seven he passed away about three weeks
wished Mr. and Mrs. Faler prosper
Property owners and
Wesley, Blanch, and tour grandchil
<»f Portland ten years.
east and Seventy-seventh street S. E.
Harold I. Woolen of Grays Cross
We wish to thank the many friend*
the flying squadron organised in this represented.
county. Mt. Scott Union Is to have a
Mrs. Me Guire of tl.<e Women's pro
The three Guthrie brothee, Alfred.
visit from them between thia and our Quinton and George sang a trio whirl' tective bureau gave a general outline
annual meeting Reptember 9,
was highly appreciated. In the eve of the womens work among the delin
County President Mra Marton Gil ning session a Naxarene church trio quent girls of the city. J. J. Johnson
east find the Gilbert home a pleasant
tion, the former w—s in the act of
tertaining but very Instructive and en appointed at the next regular meeting.
Aft« r dinner an excellent program
couraging to the workers who carry
the load in the different schools.
livered to the department stores for
play ground activities,
OFFICERS OF LENTS
WOODMERE CLUB TO
AT MEETING SATURDAY
AT P A R K AT TREMONT
WOODMERE WOMAN IS
INJURED BY STREET CAR
be the main feature of the program.
Hugh F., William. Margaret. Elmer,
Chief of Police Johnson is scheduled assistant superintendents and thirty
for n talk In the afternoon.
Visitors from Woodlawn
Welfare work and “Our Girls’’ will Christian.
First Christian and Rt.
him to the spirit world a
The club, of which H.
Mr. Davis.’ of T. Blakeslee is president, has for its
1« Grande, talked on the High coat of aim the furttering of the general in-
bread. Mr. ^ldig of Russelvllle grange terests of the community.
Those appointed on the
ed last Hunday. Considering the hot ted to fill the vacancy. Lecturer Mias Augst 20.
Mrs Mears- day the attendance was all that could Myrtle McNeil also handed in her res committee wore Messrs. L. L. Lev-
heart Is so full of this work for Ood be expected.
The church was well ignation but owing to the lateness of ings, G. T. Douglas, Thomas Mallory,
and home and every land that It la filled in the afternoon.
All the ad the hour it was laid on the table and G. A. Morrison and F. A. McKinley,
his office by doing away
ploy of the city
J. EMIL 8W ANSON.
ing secretary, spoke In the Methodist
church at Lenta last Hunday to an
tomorrow and will be Immediately de
quiet citlxen and a good provider for
his family. He has been "in the em
NEWS ITEMS REGARDING
SUNDAY SCHOOL INSTI
ACTIVITIES OF W. C. T. U
TUTE MEETING SUCCESS
City Commissioner P’eç is making
new Improvements and alterations in
and n*k«il where Avo-
said there must bo aome
mistake for she had left a house und
there were no houses here.
hard for her to believe. There are
Mr. McIntosh expects the ar
rival of the tomatoes either today or
than 21 years.
An elderly lady
an inspiration to hear her,
at I^nts, where he lived
In Avocourt she begun to
C'ulsy we first noticed a wagon with
for the fiscal year.
came to Oregon in 1899 and settled
When she was Informed
foodstuffs, such aa bacon, ham, beans
and other canned vegetables and dried
could be deatroyed. It la aald he had They begin their home In most any
600.004 dead on thia spot at out Um* oM »lace, a dugout or sometime* an
aa a result of thia effort The hill ’.a abandoned barrack. Homo cook their
one maaa of trenchea ahell holes, re
first of Heptember It is going to make
a serious Inroad in the city finances
little over a year
mains of dugouts, wire entangtementu
Pier will negotla'.a for fur
ther consignments of various kinds of
Margaret Montgomery of New Vim. a beautiful lavalier as a small token
Mrs Fague of love and appreciation. Carl Haw
lot be taken up promptly by the citi
It Is real pitiful to see some of the
avenue 8. E. this city. August 7 of held in the highest esteem by all Its
She was presented with*
stomach trouble. He was married to members.
Tnknown French Holdlera"
returning refuge* arriving.
died at his home. 7705 Fifty-seventh
ment and which is now on the way
from Sacramento. Th-j tomatoes will
urday, August 9. Rev. N. Hhupp offi who have gone to Boardman, Ore-
Mr. Fague was bom at gon to make their home. Mrs. Faler
Wilksburg, Pn., Dec. 25. 1(54. and has been treasurer of the Lents
"It hi forbidden to use thia building
for any but rel'gtoua purpose«.
finally located that car of canned to
matoes purchased from the govern
Members of the Lents grange gave
Tie funeral of Frank H.
well known at Lents, was held from a farewell reception, Monday evi ning
tbe Holman undertaking chapel Sat in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Faler
The atceple still stand* but la quite
broken. The building bear» the sign,
French soldiers have lieen burled
City Commissioner Pier and Peter
McIntosh, the purchasing agent, have
FUNERAL OF FRANK H.
FAGUE HELD SATURDAY
GIVEN FALERS MONDAY
army came and
through the town.
when the American
With prices of
raise in wages by tbe printers on the
aucesaoful In holding It. It has been
mined from both »idea and the' result
the public In trans-
be distributed and Le on sale at Meyer
tegic value. The Gormans soon pushed
their line through Vnrenne« und over
la a great ravine
ment will make it more roomy for the
tt*e same time giro
employes and at
bet er access to
A Franks, Okla, Wortman A King's
The high cost of living Is beginning and Hinton Bros, at coat, with the ad
to take effect in the conduct of the dition of freight chargee. Should thia
and Clermont. therefore of great stra
fore the daya of buttle. it la one of
the highest points between Vurmines
ually have all their belonging« on a
two-wheeled cart drawn by a horse,
endeavored to storm the French army
big success over the old time method
of handling the cash.
the hill time after Mme but were not
Mr. Bigelow Is be
ginning to feel like a real mayor now
cana stormed at the beginning of the
We come un to
ganised. and work carried on cm a American drive.
large scale. The amount of good and Varennea and Vauquola hill. On Ibis
the suffering relieved among the ref hili stood the town of Vauquol* ba
uges cannot be estimated.
phone switchboard to its new quar
ters. room 20*.
This new arrange
He is survived by his wife, Mrs.
Marvin Hedge won third
distance fly cast
west Anglers Tournament last week.
His cast being 96 feet.
Elizabeth Miller, three children, Mrs.
Miss Chloe Keithing came in from
Seattle and Bellingham. Washington,
Tuesday where she has been the past
Kelsey of I .os
Miller of 8eattle.
Also three grand
month visiting relatives.
children, Mrs. Axel Klldahl, Frank
school auditorium Thursday, August
MV. Helen P, Worden spent a few
Root and Elizabeth Kelsey, and one
21’ 1919. at » p. m. for the purpose
great grand child
Klldahl. days with her daughter, Mrs. Chas.
of recommending limitations and re
Mr. Miller was a member of the Odd Holmes, at St. Johns last week.
strictions on various buildings In this
Fellows lodge and
section. All property owners should
B. F. Miller and family and Wm.
Christian Science church.
be present at this meeting.
services were held at Kenworthy's Eatohel are camping at
beach resorts this week.
Wednesday afternoon, and he was
F. II. Peterson will leave next Wed
laid to rest in Mt. Scott cemetery.
R. G. Wlgle spent the week end at.
nesday, for an extended trip to CO|i>m-
city planning commission at the I^nts
hus. Ohio, and other eastern cities.
The ents garage is moving Its office
Into the annex teniporarlnlly while the
older building is being remodeled.
He brought home a
nice string of fish*.
Mrs. Mary Gethlng
delightful day at Bull Run last Sun children and other friends here Wed