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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTMBEER 5, 1919
Subscription, $1.50 a Year
List of Awards of Multnomah
County, Fair September 15-20
Will Cover Numerous Industries
Lenta hulsnees mon are fast arriving
at a point where drastic action will ba
demantteal ef the authorities to break
The Multnomah County Fair, which F. H. Crane, will Include exhibits in
will be held at Gresham the 15th to vegetables, forage plants, grain and
the 20th inclusive, will have special seeds, and cereals.
days for specs I activities.
up potty thievery in tho neighborhood.
othsrplaces occur almost nightly, ami
will be children's day,
some <> the boys are becoming so hold
as to attempt to eteul In daylight
It le high time parents oftheee boys
there will be a big industrial pageant
take some action as business men are
by children club members.
thoroughly exasperated and will show
CLARENCE F. LEA
JAMI H A. FHEAR
no mercy whoti they get sufficient
evidence tai send the guilty miscreants
WALTER W. MAGEE
Congressmen James A. Frear of Wisconsin. Walter W. Magee of New York, and Clarence F. Ix>a of Califor-
nia. member* of the spruce Investigation aub-commlttee on military expenditures, which begun hearing» in Port-
Dr. Ogsbury land last Tuesday.
was l-roken Into by a thief or thieves
last Friday night about twelve o'clock
but were frightened away before ee-
Mr. and Mrs.
curing much plunder.
Coulter, who occupy an apartment
DEATH OF MRS. ROBINS
OCCURRED FRIDAY, AUG. 29
adjoining Dr. Ogsbury'a office, heard
n crash and started Investigating
basements. but no cluo was found un
He found the thief had en
tered through the hall door and In his
Fifty-ninth avenue H
E . passed away
August 2* at the Portland Sanitarium
She was born in Chester, Pa.. Decem
ber 29, 1845. and came to Oregon in
She Is survived by her husband.
a George E Robins; three daughters.
dropped Mesdames C. H Everett. J. II Wor-
onto a stand having a plate glass top.
rel. and D. C. Kellogg, of Portland;
breaking the glass into several pieces.
two sons, John and Robert Vance, of
Thia was evidently as far as he got in
Portlund; and one daughter, Mrs. E
hie search and he left before finding
The funeral service was held at the
“liJiDphK of value.
D^Nelson's garage was broken In parlors of Dunning and McEntee at
night and grease cups,
last Tuesday, the officiating
2 P. M
spotlight and other acreasorles to the
clergyman being the
value of 325 were stolen.
The Interment was made
After treating them to candy at tho IB the Multnomah cemetery.
of buys gained entrance through the
A. ». KENWORTHY DEI j EGATE
TO NATIONAL 4T>N VENTIGN
hack way and stole a valuable spe-
cially-mado fountain pen belonging
tors Association convened September
pocket of hie coat
2 at the Portland ¿Hotel for a throe-
Ab/M 50 undertukers
from all over the 4rrte of Oregon were
to the proprietor, A
which waa hanging In the back room,
and scattered the contents about,
evidently In search of money. These
boys seem to have an organised gang,
George H. Peterson, son of Mr. and
MRS. RANDOLPH IS GIVEN A
SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Mrs. F. R. Peterson, surprised his fam
Quite a number of people joined Mr,
Coulter in searching
GEORGE PETERSON KI RPIUKEM
FYMILV AFTER 5-YEAR ABSENCE.
lly by dropping In on them
A number of the ladies of the Bap-
day. the first they had seen him in
tist church staged a delightful sur-
over five years.
It develop« that he
prise birthday party for Mrs. A M.
has been murrled
three year«, cn-
Randolph, of Gilbert road. Monday,
listed In 1414 and was with General the occasion being Mrs. Randolph's
Pershing In Mexico, was in France seventy-third anniversary. Mrs. Edna
17 months, was on eight fronts and
I-egg, Mrs. Randolph's daughter, kept
He Is a sergenL firat class, In the 14th
her mother interested until the ladies
A delightful dinner was
field artillery, and Is enroute to Chi
cago where he expects to be detailed
birthday cake, 42 Inches in diameter,
the work of Mrs. William Barker,
for recruiting duty.
one day here,
He only spent
on route from
Loa Angeles, where he spent his fur
lough with his wife.
the fifth star in the Peterson service
flag five boys and five «tara.
graced the table.
After the dinner
was disposed of an enjoyable story
telling time was indulged In.
Those present were Mrs. Darnall,
Mrs. E. M. Moore, Mrs. William Bar
ker, Mrs. Rosa Silver, Mrs. Swain.
MISS FLEMING BEGINS »I TIEN
AN 1.1 B It A KIAN AT LENTS
Mrs. D. C. Johnson, Mrs. A. J. Moore,
Mrs. A. M. Randolph. Mrs. Edna
I-egg. Miss Ada Barker, Moretta Sil-
Miss Esther Fleming has recently ver, Lucile Gillett, A. M. Randolph
been appointed permanent librarian and Pastor Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Randolph are held
at the Lents branch. She will be glad
to co-operate with the other educa In deep affection by all the members
tional leaders In this neighborhood of the Baptist church.
by giving reviews and other guides charter members of the church and
‘are always identified “‘-with
to good reading.
The outstanding fea
Miss Esther Fleming reached Lents branch of life and work In the con
Tuesday to take up her residence and gregation. These two old people be
one of them being seen acting as ture and demonstration given by Prof.
to assume her new duties. She Is a gan life in New York.
lookout, although It was not realized Warsham of Chicago «ho Is a nation
graduate of Washington University young they moved to Wisconsin. They
at the time what they were doing.
al authority on enibulmlng, anatomy
and has had four years of very suc next moved to Minnesota, where they
and dem I-surgery. A. It. Kenworthy
cessful library experience in the Se were married more than 50 years
of Lenta was made a delegate from
ago. Few couples have lived happier
attle library. She has also spent one
the Oregon association to the natlon- year at the Albina branch library In or more useful lives.
al convention, which convenes Sep
Portland. The people of Ijents cor-
tember 10-12 at Atlantic City, N. J.
diully welcome Miss Fleming to the
He left Thursday night and while In
the east will visit some of the largest
Prof Hershner reported 443 In at undertaking establishment* and will
tendance at the lj>nts school last study new methods of buslneas.
tures of the convention were the lec
REGISTRATION 693 AT LENTS
SCHOOL FIRST TWO DAYS
Tuesday and said
the registrations to run up to about
750 in a week
Mrs Viva Driver having gone to teach
teachers having been
Farmers of the Oilbort
FIRST MEETING OF AULITA
P. T. A. TO BE HELD NOON
expects to return about the middle of
faculty has been somewhat changed,
MRS. McHEIL VISITING FRIENDS
AND RELATIVES IN THE EAST
kecond grade; Mlaa Evelyn Isiwrenson,
The firat meeting of the Arlcta
Parent-Teacher Association will lie
announced, according to Mrs. V. H.
Relneking, president, after the firat
general meeting of the city Parent-
Teacher Association, which la sc lied -
third grade; Misa I Ji lira G. Harvey,
uled for toduy (Friday).
fourth grade; Miss Crabtree, sixth
Mias Mnyce Alton, seventh B.
will be In
EVENING STAR GRANGE W ILL
MEET TOMORROW, SEIT. 0
the hands of Mr. Piper, but, to the
probable disappointment of many, will
for the seventh
be given only
eighth grade pupils, two days a week.
Evening Star Grange will meet to-
morrow at Grange hall, corner of
Valley road and Eightieth
The market and Irish ques
tions will come up for consideration,
and among the speakers will be Dr.
C. E. Kline. In October this Grunge
Mrs. Emma Thomson, 4102 Eighty
will celebrate the “homecoming sea
E„ died at the Sell son."
hospital Saturday, August 30.
fifth street H.
Tho funeral was held at Kenworthy's
••1 Pupils Register at Woodmcv*.
Mrs. A. Alexander, principal of the
Rev. Grimes, of Vancouver, conduct
Woodmere school, reported that there
The interment was had been ill registrations on Tues-
Mrs day, and the full number has not
made in Ixine Fir cemetery.
Thomson was born In Fondulac, Wis., yet been reached.
September 22. 1271.
She had lived
22 years in Oregon, and at the time
Woodmere P. T. A. Meets Sept. II.
hoo<l are being solicited by the Key-
Mrs. Wm. McNeil of Foster Road
left Thursday for an extended
stone Development Co. for contracta ern trip. She will stop first at Colum
bus, Ohio, where she will attend the
ullowlng them to prospect for oil on
According to their con
tract they do not interfere with the
G A. R. convention.
she will go to Alliance, Oliio, to visit
leaving Alliance her trip
cultivation of the land while carrying cousins.
on their prospecting, but so far as will be extended to Louisville, Ohio,
women's day and grocer’s day.
On Saturday the state societies and
patriotic organizations will have right
basis, a handsome
The Grand Army quartet at the M.
E. church Sunday night made a hit
The service was the best attended of
of the union services.
will be other union services later on.
church preached an excellent sermon.
The Grange contest will be under
The art department, as conducted
the direction of Edith Tozier Weath-
erred. This will include an exhibit of by Mrs. Blanche Hoffman, will list
“farm and household products grown prizes for printing and engraving,
members of a Grange.”
The sign painting and penmanship, pho
prizes will be awarded on the basis tographs, amateur photography, oil
of |1 for each point scored, a special painting, water-color painting, pastel,
prize of |10 to be given to the ex
hibit most beautifully and artstically china painting, and naturalistic china
Hie Raby Show.
For the best farm display, includ
A most important part of the fair
fruits, will be the baby show.-which Mrs.
grains and grasses, a maximum prize Edith Tozier Weatherred will direct,
of 350 will be given with a minimum This will be held on the last day of
ing all things grown or produced on
will be awarded a j^pe of 3g,
There will be at least ten counties
represented at the fair.
entries will be captioned as followa:
Pj-etticst baby; baby less than a year
3 p. m. The
the fair. September 20, at
three districts, the first district in under two years; prettiest blonde un
cluding Clatsop, Tillamook. Lincoln, der two years; prettiest pair of twins
Coos and Curry; the second. Hood under two years; prettiest trio of trip
A special prise—an outfit of
River, Columbia, Clackamas, Wash lets.
garments — will
ington, Yamhill, Polk, Linn, Benton, Vanta
awarded by the superintendent.
and Marion; the third. Wasco, Uma
Mrs. Cliff Kern will have charge
tilla, Baker, Wallowa, Morrow, Klam
of the floral display. This will con
sist of plants, and cut flowers. Dahl
Union. Sherman and Deschutes. The
merit will receive 3150.
The agricultural department, under
MARIE CHAPMAN TO RESUME
TEACHING VIOLIN AND PI INO
Miss Marie Chapman has completed
at her home
had several very flattering offers for
the winter concert season, but has de
H. A. White on Nineth street. Wed
In case a sufficient number of music
After the regular
pupils in Lents so desire. Miss Chap-
business of the day was transacted
a social hour was enjoyed, the hostess
man will arrange to spend two days
a week in Lents,
serving light rereshments.
tions under the supervision of the
United States department of agricul
be ected on the basis of skill, neatness,
finished product, and speed.
cided to spend the winter teaching.
In the evening exhibits will
monthly meeting at the home of Mrs.
ture, O. A. C„ Miss Helen Cowgill,
To the fraternal and lodge society tions will be given every day of the
which has the largest attendance in fair by teams of five girls from 12 to
point of numbers on a percentage 1 8 years of age. Scoring will be *t-
both violin and piano.
G. A. R. Quartet Sang Sunday Eve.
Friday will be fraternal day, in baking, pies, preserves, pickles, and
cluding Elks. Woodmen of the World, canned fruit
There will be canning demonstra
Grange, and schools.
where she will give
The Indies Guild of St. Pauls Epis
white embroidery, filet crochet, cluny
FRANKLIN HIGH P. T. A. WILL
METT Tl ESITA Y. (MTOBER 7
president. Mrs. George G. Root.
crochet, fancy-stitch crochet, tatting,
Faler reunion on the John Faler place a very successful tour with the Elli
which is in that vicinity. I .at er Mrs. son White Chatauqua Co. ami return
McNeil will return with her ntother ed home last week. She has again
Mrs. J. T. Riley.
men, and automobile«.
where she will meet her mother and
Mrs. McNeil is accompanied by
izations will also participate in the do
sister who are attending the Matti and
kinds of work to be shown are hand
Thursday is set aside for Portland. sewing, artistic needlework, colored
Manufacturers’, business embroidery,
have as yet signed up.
and sister to their home at Warren.
quinces, grapes, prunes, and miscel
campfire and an Indian war dance be
could be learned none of the farmers
The Parent-Teacher Association of
Franklin High School will meet the
first Tuesday in October, which will
be October 7, as announced by the
The horticultural department will
be directed by G. H. Ritchey and will
show apples, pears, plums, peaches,
in a special
Manager C. D. Minton left for Spo
kane last Tuesday evening where he
will secure some livestock for exhi
CECIL LANDON LAID TO REST
AT MT. SCOÏÏ PARK CEMETERY
The funeral of the late Cecil Lan-
don was held at Kenworthy's under
August 30 at 2 P. ,M., the Rev. L. B.
Jones, former pastor of the Lents M.
Jasper and Mrs. Lily Sells sang, at the
chapel, "Rest for
•Tell the Joyful Story.”
At the Mt.
Scott cemetery, where he was laid to
rest, they sang at the short service
there "My Faith Looks Up to Thee.”
ing of ten dollars was made by the
qiiested to call Miss Chapman, Home expressed
auxllliary for missions.
ing the service.
(laughter, Anna Thomson.
Parent - Teacher
meet nt the school
house Thursday, September 11, at 3
JAMEN TITl H POTTS PANNED
AWAY SATURDAY, AUGUST Ml
James Titus Potts, of Kendall sta
passed away Thursday, August
conscious or a time In nn accident at
Mr. Potta was born
the Southern Pacific shops last Fri
In Canton, Ohio, September 24, 1858.
day, and at first It was thought ho
was fatally injured.
He was struck
by a flying piece of metal off of one
22, at 2 p. m.
the Kenworthy undertaking
parlors Saturday, August 20, the Rev.
Belden of the White
made In the Mt. Scott cemetery,
Mr. Potts had been a resident of
He was a
Portland for seven years.
carpenter by trade.
of the machines.
He was rushed to
Good Samaritan hospital, but after
regaining consciousness made a quick
changed the time of their meetings
from 7:30 P. M. to 4:30 P. M.
ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPH OF TWO OF THE EIGHT AIRPLANES IN REGULAR SERVICE AS HiREST FIRE PATROIJ4 IN OREGON
latte In July outbreaks of forest fires In Oregon resulted In so much pressure being brought to bear upon the war department that eight Curtiss
planes were sent to Portland, Salem, Medford and Roseburg, and men assigned to fly them. Regular routes are covered, and almost daily machines
are to be seen passing over I .ent a on their way to the scene of the forest fires. Two planes leave Salem daily, one operating over the timbered are*
east and west of the Southern Pacific as far north as Portland and as far south as Eugene. A similar service has been Inaugurated out of Roseburg,
one of the planes covering the territory as far north as Eugene and the other as far south as Medford. Th« Herald is the first newspaper In Portland
to publish the above photos.