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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTMBEER 12, 1919
VOL. XVn. No. 37
Additional Departments Rainkahs and Odd
Letter From Secretary of Oregon
Welcoming Commission Tells of to Make Exhibits at Fellows to Hold a
County Fair Next Week
The Tragic Death of Cecil Landon
The following 1s a list of some of
Mr. Vona at hl» home. The conversa
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. I andon, of 4124
Elghty-nlnth street, the latter part of
last week received the following let
ter from the secretary of the Oregon
City relative to the death of their eon
I'ecll. in nddltlon to the Information
given the letter shows the keen In
terest taken by this organisation in
boys as they
York from overseas.
day a soldier en route from New York
to Camp Lewis called al the I andon
home and brought the remainder of
the personal effecta of their son Fol
lowing la the letter:
By thia time your son's body should
have arrived In Portland, although we
to that effect.
While the body was at the undertak
various Oregon boys. In the service
went there to pay their respects, and
attention was paid that
could be given to a member of ones
Tho uniform In which he was cent
was his own. which we found at the
home of his friend Voea. and the few
sending also were there In a kit which
I was not able to »end
those to you before, as. although they
were tn our possession, the police did
not want them to
Kenny, of the
formed me that he had obtained some
of your son's poaaaaalona
will bo sent to you aa soon aa they are
willing to release them
working very hard Io find Uie man
who committed the crime, and they
have promised that their vigilance
will not lessen until they have him.
The whole affair here la regarded
-When some months ago
Guard was released from duty here,
them began to be leas protection for
tho man In uniform, aa he did not es
pecially regard himself aa a subject
caused the vultures
ei I ora and sailors their prey to work
in more freedom, although at no time
has the work of the police against the
This last calamity, your eon's mis
tioned in the earlier previews of the will have a joint function In honor
Horse department, which Includes bekahs and also in* honor of the re
"I am sorry, but I shall not be at
types from thoroughbreds to the gen turned soldiers and sailors.
home, I have an engagement. But
Including principal address of the evening will
I would like to see you as I have
mules and Hhetland ponies; cattle, of be made by Bishop W. T. Sumner of
all the standard kinds; sheep and the Episcopal church.
A short ad
"That's the reason I'd like to see
well-known dress will be mails by the grand mas
you. I'm In clvles too."
breeds; poultry. Including American, ter of the Odd Fellows.
"You left your second uniform here
Asiatic, English, Mediterranean, and
After the program, which will be
when you were out, don't you want
French breeds; turkeys, geese, ducks, given in detail next week, there will
hares and* rabbits, pheasants, pigeons, be refreshments. The committee from
"Yes I will come up and call for
and guinea fowls.
the Rebekahs consists of Meadames
Milk and butter tests are to be
Allen, Anna Romacly, Mamie
"1 will leave It with the téléphona
made on the grounds and every pro <’ex Minnie Nelson and Nellie Dilley.
boy In the hall. Do you know how to
caution Is to be taken that the com Tho Odd Fellows committee includes
get up here again?"
petition shall be fairly conducted.
Mem irs. W. E. Goggins, Walter Baker
"Oh. yea I'll get there all right."
Honey, comb and strained, of local and Samuel Allen.
About seven o'clock u clerk about
production will be on exhibition.
ten blocks north of there and seven
The Oregon Manufacturers depart
Regi»trai Ion 73M al Ix-nta School.
east, at 177th street and Amsterdam
ment will show farm Implements,
Professor Herschner, of the I.ents
street, sold a pair of shoes to a man.
road vehicles, household necessities, school, states that up to and includ
whom he described as your son. The
ing Wednesday the registration of
boy was in civilian clothes and
Prises will be given for the boat pupils had reached 711; also that one
wrote hie name**Cecll E. I andon." on
collection of medicinal herbs grown other new teacher has been added to
the bottom of his Issue shoes that he
in Oregon and also for the best col- the fkculty. Miss Bessie Eardsley.
He started to
left to l»e called for.
lection of domestic-purpose minerals.
He had a roll of
p«y for his shoes.
The Industrial Club department PARTY GIVEN NRK. ELKINS
about *100.00, und the smallest bill
will exhibit results of the following
ON NINETEENTH BIRTHDAY
was fifty dollars,
projects: Corn growing, potato grow
A most enjoyable party was given
seven, dark. Jewish or llallun. and
raising, pork production, sheep rais in honor of Mrs. L. E. Elkins at the
rather heavy, large features.
ing. calf raising, canning, sewing, home of her mother, Mrs. M J. Bol
"don’t break that, you can give it to
cookery, rabbit raising and
milk and of «510 Eighty sixth street on
me later." And he puid *10 for the
Wednesday evening. September 1.
The occasion was Mrs. Elkins' nine
The next trace we have of him. is M. E. LADIES' AID SOCIETY
teenth birthday and the day also
later In the evening when the two
EIGHTH NEW OFFICERS completed six months since her mar-
men registered at the McAlpin Hotel.
There was an abundance of
Your boy zeglstered his own name
The M E ladles' Aid met at the
plainly. The othei mun made an un church last Wednesday for the first good things to eat ami Mrs. Elkins
intelligible scrawl beginning with P. time since the summer vacation. The was the recipient of many beautiful
They too# their room and to all ap following officers were elected for and useful gifts.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
pearances went to bed.
The boy the coming year:
Boland and daughter Dorothy. Mr.
evidently went to sleep.
His assail Wood worth:
vice - president.
and Mrs. W. J. Boland and family, Mr.
ant remained awake and after strik Strahl; secretary, Mrs. Earl Cone;
and Mrs. L. E. Elkins, Mri Reiser
ing the boy removed his stockings, treasurer.
and daughter Helen; Mewdames M. J.
his collar, toro the band off of his Kerr and Wilkinson were appointed
Boland, George Mllspaugh and C.
shirt and out of his hat.
on the working committee, with Mrs.
Conig; the Misses Mary Flemings.
This is the entire case as it Is Hawkins, Mrs. Nellie McGrew and
Teresa Petty. Tillie Coxer. Gene and
known to date. If you know of any Mrs. Roy Steffey In charge of the
Mae Duffy; Messrs. Matt and John
friends of his here, or acquaintances fancy work. The monthly teas will
Boland; Jennie Lewis and Mrs. Rus-
he might have had in New York, it also be resumed, the first one to be
might be a great help to the officers held at the home of Mrs. Alice Wood
“I am coming up to see you Vooa."
who. I wish to say have shown a re
markable Interest both In looking for next Wednesday, September 17. at 2
the man who did It, an<l also In assist, o'clock. Mrs. Wood worth extends an
Ing us In obtaining the body, and his
Invitation to all members and their
friends and especially to all the ladles
1 have taken the liberty of making of the G. A. R.
Come one and all
fortune. has, we all believe, awakened this lengthy and tedious report to you, and have a good time.
tho public conscience to the dangers because I feel that anything whatso
facing the boys who return, and will
ever concerning the affair is of vital
result In good to the boys who are vet
Interest to you and your family.
to return from France.
who were with hint on the ship anJ
had known him In France say that he I
When your son arrived
with several of the other men In his acquitted himself there as a gentle
to a down man and true soldier, doing hta work
town office, where one of the boys efficiently and well. He made him
special casual company
hnd a friend,
that time they
his own good work, they say. and was
them when they left. That night a credit to his people and state at all
your son was the guest of Sergeant times there.
Permit me here to express my own
Vona, at his home. In the morning
they all left for Camp Mills, where and tho deep sympathy of the other
they reported to Mitchel Field.
members of the commission here and
PAVING OF SEVENTY-SECOND
WAITING ACTION OF P. R. L * P.
The paving of Seventy-second street
is hanging fire at present.
Railway, Light &
pany has filed a remonstrance against
objections and have presented to the
favor of the
and the street car company does not
obtained their discharges on August pf the boys who were here at the time.
12th. Your son, that night registered We had sent him the Oregon Club
nerve an Injunction, the work will go
at the War Camp Community Hotel at card, but his being permitted to go
done the railway company will have
57 West 27th street
record of his baggage
to the city from the ship and his rapid
discharge thereafter in the camp pre
on to completion.
If the paving is
to pay for the surfacing between the
rails and one foot on either side.
leave anything there, that they knew
vented his getting It, or if he got It,
The two young men who shared
getting a chance to come to the club.
We feel deeply for you In the loss of
cluding the crosswalks, will also be
the room with him, returned to their
homos this week.
be called at six
They had asked to
that his misfortune will be the means
It la not known what of saving, perhaps many more from
your son did during the day.
la aa yet no record of his movements;
wo do know that at six thirty-seven
Very truly yours.
comforts of home.
put in; the whole improvement being
to the side
walks already at official grade, such
In case HURST TO ADDRESS GRANGE
AT MEETING TOMORROW
they are accompanied by their fam-
City ('ommlsloner Pier Is to be com
When the paving is done the side
Ill-luck here cannot soften that, but as those at the corners of Seventy-
It Is one of his sacrifices. With sin second street and Millard venue and
cerest regards I am,
Seventy-serond street and Fifty-ninth
o'clock In the evening he called up
CITY TO NET AMIDE PARKING
HITEN KIR AUTOMOBILEN
The Lents Grange will meet at the
plimented upon his untiring efforts in
and In the future will be the means
of Inducing them to make more fre
will speak on “The Wastage of Child
TIiesc nites will be located In quent visits to the city.
different sections of tho city and tho
Mr. Pier han had this matter upper
public will he Informed In the future most in his mind for some time and
"Observations on My Trip to Crater
of their location.
now tlfat the opportunity la at hand
Tourists sojourning throughout the
for him to carry out his plans, he la
mother, and J. L. Johnson will also
country will find this new Innovation
going to go right ahead and make the
render a vocal solo.
to be a great convenience to them up
“automoblllat, randevoux" one of real
second degrees will be conferred^on
on their arrival to the city and aa Mr.
pleasure, comfort and enjoyment.
Pier contemplates to
with all necessary improvements such
ns sewerage, water etc., tho tourists
Pleasant Home, WIs., made a call on
will not be compelled to be at an/ Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ulrich of Happy
great expense while here. At the Valley last Tuesday.
same time It gives them ample time and Ulrlchs were old time friends In
to do some shopping and enjoy all the Wisconsin 15 years ago.
FORMER PROPRIETOR OF THE
LENTS JFNCTION STORE WEDS
The news that Peter Leipzig, well
A vocal solo will be sung by
The first and
sub-chaser during the
home the first of the week.
Everything was real interesting at
first, but after being down here for
Kuenxl, brother of Mrs. John Eg-
glman. is reprinted from a Silverton eight months or more everyone longs
Mr. Kuenzl’s home Is at Sil to get back to a civilised land. I
verton but his entertaining letter de would prefer Oregon to all others just
scribing the places he has visited will now.
be of general interest:
The Dominican la a mixture of In
Will try and give
from Santo Domingo, as very little is
known about this
people In the states know that the ma-
rines and sailors of
dian .Negro and
shades of color between white, yellow
and black; the majority being a light
looked up to and the darker class all
having some rough times here in this look aa if they had fallen into a flour
insignlflcent Isle of the south seas
barrel when they are "dressed up.”
I enlisted in the navy May 29th,
Drinking wine and watching a cock
191«. and was stationed at Bremerton.
fight seems to be their chief sport, or
then transferred to Charlston, 8. C.,
where they make the queerest kind of
for further orders.
music with every kind of instrument
We were In hopes
of going to Fance, but when the old
U. S. 8. Kittery turned her bow south
The most of them are very Illiter
ward we knew that we were bound
ate and many have never seen the In
for a different clime.
side of a school room, even such as
Our first stop was at Guantanamo
They are under the Am
Cuba, where we met many sailors and
marines, all eager to get some news
From there it took
from the states.
with roving bands of bandits and the
us about six hours to get to our next
Dominican government was unable to
port, Santiago de
control them: being under the weath
given four hours of liberty there, and
To one not acquaint
it would seem
never forget Santiago and how queer an easy matter to put an end to these
everything seemed to us. The build roving outlaws, but there are some
ings are mostly one story and built of large hills and swamps here, with a
abode clay and
brick, with flat roofs
Here are the rest
ed with this country
dense tropic«! vegetation that would
discourage even a tax collector.
stopped at on our way down: Port au
Prince, Haiti, Cape
Agriculture is their chief occupa
Sugar cane and tobacco are ex
Christi. San Domingo, Puerto Plata,
Sanchex. St. Thomas, Virgin Islands,
Quite a few Americans
Porto Rico, and finally own large sugar and tobacco planta
landing at Santo Domingo city after tions on the southern part of the is
almost a month < of traveling on a land, and believe me, they are all
crowded ship and I sleeping on the guarded by the U. 8. Marines.
hard deck with nothing but sky over
head for a roof—oh yes, we got wet.
Much cocoa is grown in the vicin
ity of this town.
At Santo Domingo city we took in
We. who are stationed down here,
the sights for three days and then
are mostly al) duration of war men
were trasferred to different posts on
and are looking forward to the day
when we can bld "adios” to the land
Kuenxi, and I enlisted
where formerly the cannibal had his
war dance, and where, it is claimed,
time and had been
this time, but were
parted here, he
going to one
some still exist.
H. A. 1st cl. U. 8. N. R. F.
(X)NFECTIONERY STORE IN
MRS. DROSTE WILL LEU)
HERALD BLDG. BURGLARIZED
DRIVE FOR BABY HOME
The burglars union
prietor of the store at Trents Junction
Mrs. E. A. Droste, of 9409 Fifty
for several years, was recently mar
seventh avenue S. E., has been ap-
ried. will be of interest to his many
of the event appeared in the Sellwood
pointed the head in Lents of the drive ject of special attention. Last Thurs
for the Albertina Kerr Baby Home. day night a rock was thrown through
This home, situated at 129 Fourteenth a back window as near the lock on
street, is for the babies of unmarried
the door as possible.
ing between 1 and 2 o’clock entrance
The following account
Mrs. Frank Leipzig
Peter A. Leipzig,
Hollevoet, daughter of Mr
Chas. Hollevoet, were married in St.
9 p. m. last Thursday. September 4th.
The ceremony was performed by Rev.
Father Murphy, pastor,
No child can
from broken homes.
with the full consent of the mother,
picked the Herald building as the ob
was gained to the building by reach
ing through the
some instrument and sliding the bolt
His presence became known
and then only after it has been in the back.
home or six months. This probation ,when he opened the door into the
is required so that the mother may confectionery store, allowing a cream
have a chance to change her mind
spade which had been leaned against
about giving up the child, for the city
the boor by Mr. Kerr for that purpose
Rev. John Cummisky of St. Agatha’s protective society believes that the to crash to the floor.
presence of a large best friend of any babe is its own turned on and the man was located
Owing to a
mother. The amount of the drive is hiding behind a door.
number of friends.
pariah, in the
Mias Mary Hollevoet, sister of the
bride, was bridesmaid, and the groom
by his brother,
Leipzig, as best man.
*40.000. $10,000 of which will go to
lack of ''shooting irons" he made his
Tuesday morning Patrolman
pay off the mortgage on the Louise
Day found the
store open shortly after 1 o'clock, and
a wedding banquet was tions. the women’s clubs, the minis when Mr. Kerr reached the store a-
spread at the home of the parents of terial bodies, and all civic organisa bout $8 worth of chewing gum was
The trustee for the funds ‘s found to be missing.
Mr. I^ipsig was mess sergeant tn W. D. Wheelwrght, the well-known
Dr. Floyd Rowland and wife spent
the quartermaster's corps, U. 8. armv, lumberman.
one day last week visiting with the
during the late war, and since his dis
The money for the Albertina Kerr
latter's sister, Mrs. O. E. Lent, of 8*17
home is to be used for a new fire
Fifty-sixth avenue, en route to Law
and confectionery at 424 Hoyt street,
rence, Kan., where Dr. Rowland will
where Miss Hollevoet was employed.
take up his duties as instructor at
Both are decidedly popular in Port
the University of Kansas.
ciety, which is sponsoring the move
young ment. includes the Albertina Kerr
people will make their home in Port home, the Louise home, and the De
Park at Seventy-second Probable.
It was stated at the city hall Wed
nesday by one of the commissioners
that the park at the corner of Sev
partment of Domestic Relations.
avenue is a probability, but that It is
pending until Information is had from
Mr. Kiser of the park bureau.
Kiser Is out of town, but will return
in two or three weeks. Nothing def
The new gas stove has inite can be stated till then.
been "connected up," which will In
sure delightful refreshments.
Mrs. Ralph Wlgle, who has been
spending the past two months with
Elghty-nlnth Mrs. R. G. Wlgle and family, re
street, who served hie country as a
The following letter from Harvey
known In Lents as the popular pro
youngsters plenty of
On Friday evening. Heptamber 19.
the Rebekahs and the Odd Fellows
Before you go down town to
make your purchases look over
the advertising columns of The
Herald. Many people arc sur-
pri.'sxl to find that they can buy
for less money and secure better
values right here at home. Our
advertisers arc soliciting your
trade through the medium of
this paper and at the same time
arc making it possible for you
to receive the local news every
week. A community without a
newspaper Is a dead one. Our
advertisers are live wires. Tlteir
Interest in the community Is
bigger than just the dollars and
cents they can extract from it
Dr. Nelson Buys Home.
who has been
living for a number of years in apart
home at 9C35
Fosjer road and ex
pects to take possession the first of
Gertrude Katsky and Zella Landon
will leave next Sunday for Monmouth
to begin their year's studies at the
Mlss Alta ta.n-
attend the University of
turned to her home in Hood River Oregon at Eugese this year and will
last Sunday, accompanied by her son
last of the