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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER li, 1919
VOL. XVH. No. 50
Why West Is Interested.
The
large amounts of money
AIDS IN RED CROSS SALE
in
putting together the
spent
pro­
.Th< Mt. Scott Mental Culture plants of western metal
club held Ils regular meeting in duccrs in recent years amounts
Arletn library hall Thursday, to approximately a billion dol­
December 4. The Inst of a se­ lars.
The bulk of this money
ries of papers on Walt Whitman
came
from eastern
investors
by
Mrs.
Blnnche
was given
Special tnusif* was and the west received the great­
Thurston,
furnished by Mr. and Mrs. J. est benefit from the expenditure
McMillen Muir, one of the most ami sternly payrolls maintained.
a
being
This is the reason why the
it h in be r s
attractive
west is interested in maintain­
Scotch love song.
The Indies of the citi l> as- ing conditions which will make
slsted the Ited Cross Friday of it possible for such idustries *o
Inst week in selling their Christ develop and get needed capital.
inns senls nt Meier A Frank's,
The west is perculiarly depen­
the Owl Drug Store, Woodward- dent on foreign orders and out­
Clarke's and Lipmnn A Wolfe’s, side capital Investments to min*
'file Indies who gave their ser- tain its prosperity.
We have unlimited recourses
vices were Mt-sdamea Frederick
Armstrong, F. H. LeRoy, M. A. but it lakes money to develop
Locher, T. C. Lockwood, F. N. them nnd purchasers to buy, as
Dobbs, Harold Wagstaff, Jean our own local requirements are
F. McLoncy, J. J. Hiindsaker. small.
This is why we should
A. C. Holcomb, W. M. Abel nnd
hump ourselves to establish and
George E. Stoner.
maintain sound measures in mat­
ters
relating
to
legislation
Endless Regulation.
There arc many lines of busi­ Inlmr questions nnd taxation.
Delayed ratification of peac:
ness to enter which now one
negotiations
is sevcrlv injuring
must take out a license, or at
western
industcries
at this time.
’cast give reports to I he govern
The
Farce
Continued.
incut of hi* business statistics.
Press dispatches again
an­ O. E. S. OFFICERS ENTER-
BLIZZARD RAGED MON­
LADIES OF G. A. R.
A newspaper publisher said the
nounce
that
“
Consideration
of
TAINED
BY
MRS.
HESS.
DAY
AND
TUESDAY
other ilay that it took one of
ELECT OFFICERS.
his clerks half her time to make waterpower legislation before
One of the most pleasant so­
On account of the blizzard
There was a good attendance
out government reports.
In tile senate will be taken up fol­
cial
events
that
has
happened
in
lowing
disposition
of
railroad
raging
Tuesday
afternoon
and
at the meeting of the Ladies of
his irritation he probably exag­
gerated, but many business men legislation. The proposition is Lents occurred last Wednesday Wednesday the Herald’s local the G. A. R. last Saturday eve­
the same which hns met with op­ evening when Mrs. O. A. Hess, news department is greatly cur­ ning nnd the following officers
would make a similar report,
worthy matron of Mt. Scott O. tailed this week. Telephone were elected for the year 1920:
The field of governmental ac position of conservationists for
E. S„ entertained her officers service was poor owing to the Mrs. Docia Tussey, President;
tivity
constantly
enla r g e a. many years past. Terms of the
Many of these extensions arc bill would open up the entire at her home 5406 92nd street, at inability of the operators to get M rs. Florence Hamlin, Senior
a six o’clock dinner.
to their work Wednesday, mak­ Vice
President.; Mrs. Emma
absolutely
necessary.
When west to development of its vast
The tables were tastefully de. ing this means of collecting news Bush, Junior Vice President;
wasting
waterpowers.
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’
most people drove horses, little
The public han little faith in corated with red carnations and out of the question, while Miss Mrs. Alice Woodworth, Treas-
or no road regulating was call­
covers were laid for twenty-two. W. Aimee Hollingworth, local urer; Mrs.
Mary
Lawrence,
ed for, now most of the states such statements as the same pro­
A
most enjoyable four course news writer for the Herald" was Chaplain; Mrs. Lulu Schermer­
mise
has
been
made
for
years
maintain Inrgc departments of
dinner was served. Just as the also unable to reach the office. horn, Conductress; Mrs. Olive
people to license
automobiles and never yet has a leader been
dinner was being ended a pho­
Business of all kinds was vir­ Forte, Guard. The instillation
and their operators and control found in congress with sufficient
tographer appeared and a flash tually at a standstill in Lents of the new officers will take
understanding
of
the
case
and
this traffic. The assessing and
light picture of the party was all day Wednesday owing to place January 3, at which time
collecting of the federal income courage enough to show the hy-
taken.
Just before the tables cold weather and deep snow’ the appointive officers will be
tax is another function requir­ pocracv and self interest of the
were
removed,
Mr. F. O. Mc­ drifts.
Many business men installed.
so-called “conscrvationest" wag
ing costly machinery.
Grew
in
a
most
fitting
manner,
found their stores barricaded be­
which baa been able to fool the
Tnesc are only two of many
public and delay development on behalf of the officers of Mt. hind drifts three to six feet high
Basic Economics
new fields of government ac­
chapter, presented Mrs. Wednesday morning, while 92nd
of wasting water«, when
the Scott
The schools are the medium
tivity. ' The cost to the public
world is crying for fuel, heat, Hess with a beautiful Parisian street and Foster road were
which we should use to spread
is great nnd includes not only
ivory mirror.
closed to traffic by snow drifts
light and power.
among the American people cor-
the force of government depart­
This month closes the admin­ in many places higher than a
Delayed development due to
rect notions of capital, labor,
ments, but the time it takes
political rag chewing has been istration of Mrs. Hess as wor­ mans head. All day a Dodge
banking and thrift,
The ele-
business concerns to make out
n crime against the nation and thy matron of the Mt. Scott touring car stood in the inter­ mentarv school is none too early
their reports nnd deni with the
when the man who brakes the chapter, and under her direc­ section of 92nd street and Fos- in which to begin
instruction
government.
combination and succeeds in tion Mt. Scott chapter has had er, road, having stalled in a snow­ along such lines. We are all
Some people think that event­
opening for development the one of its most prosperous years drift there some time Tuesday agreed that thrift should be
ually no one will be allowed to
in its history. Her devotion to night.
vast areas in the west.
taught in schools, but to teach
enter business or even take a
the work of the order and her
A lone street car plied be- mere saving or accumulation
job
without
being licensed, MISCELLANEOUS SHOWER congeniality toward the entire
tween Lents and Anabel station without showing what the ob­
foresee
ail
army of inspec-
They
FOR VIVIAN TOPHAM membership has resulted in her
those who were compelled to IP jects of thrift are, is teaching
tors, mostly politicians in need
being held in high esteem by to the city being obliged to
miserliness. In connection with
Mrs. P. A. Kennedy recently
of a job, who will swarm over
all. The* guests departed at an walk from Anabel to some in-
the teaching of thrift there
the country investigating every­ entertained the Five Piont club earlv hour feeling that they had
be should also be taught the func­
definite
point
supposed
to
at her home, 5005 82nd street,
body.
enjoyed one of the most pleas­ 12th and Hawthorne. Hundreds tion of banks. Pupils should be
This is nn extreme view of in honor of Miss Vivian Top­ ant evenings ever experinced in
however, made no effort to made to see that mere saving
whose
engagement
to
course, and while the public ham,
the history of the Mt. Scott reach the city.
does no good unless that which is
feels that mnny
practices of Harry Trask was announced, the chapter.
saved is used to create more
marriage
to
take
place
Christ
modern life do need control
The Short Handled Shovel.
All the officers were present
wealth.
To that end thev should
mas
day.
The
occasion
was
a
yet the government nnd states
Sing me no song of the short
with the exception of Mrs. Hurd.
be
shown
that there is a great
for
Miss
should go a little slow in this micellaneous shower
The following were among those handle shovel, the ding-busted difference between money which
direction. The cost of regulat­ Topham.
present; Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Me- thing has nigh broken my back. is merely stored un in a little
The rooms were beautifully
ing and the benefits incurring
Grew, Mr. and M rs. Hankin, I’ve shoveled the sidewalk, the iron bank at home
and that
should be closely figured out be­ decorated with pink roses and Mesdames Maud Damali, Nellie roof and the henhouse; the milk
which
is
taken
to
a
real bank
fore entering into new fields Oregon grape nnd with festoons Katzky. Estelle Kat«ky. Janet. man, the mailman and the coal­
and
is
put
ont
into
the
indus-
of
pink
nnd
green
crepe
paper.
of inspection, thnt may not be nt
Gcssel, Myrtle Sager, Edith man track. I’ve cleaned off the trial world to earn an interest
nil necessnry or beneficial to the A delicious luncheon was served Droste, Mamie Snyder, Nellie steps and the porch and the
in return. In some of our large
and the afternoon spent in so-
people as a whole.
Jessie rose bushes; dug out the garage, schools there are school savings
McGrew, Nellie Stout,
cinl conversation.
Sanders, Vida Weddle,
Echo the woodshed and then—I'm a banks established. These exist
Mr. Shank Buya Klebe Ranch
Those attending were Mr. anil
McCord,
Alice
Stevens and sun-of-a-gun if the didn’t drift not only in elementary but in
Sumner D. Shank has pur­ Mrs. J. C. McGrew, Mrs. C. P.
full again. I’ve shoveled the high schools, but in very few
Mayme Hogue.
chased the Klebe ranch on the McGrew, Mrs. F. O. McGrew
coa,l the briquets and sawdust cases are any attempts made to
Gilbert road and will take pos- and two children, Mr. and Mrs. MARY E. FAWCETT TO
through the slit of a blank fur­ teach the nupils the functions of
cssion about the first of the McCord, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
ADDRESS KELLOGG P.-T.A. nace door. Sure I love Oregon
a bank and where the interest
year.
Mr. Shank grew toma­ Sweet, Mrs. W. W. Sanders,
and the snow caps, etc, but comes from.
The regular meeting of the
toes on a large scale in the Wil­ Mrs. Emma Hankin, Mrs. Will­
blamed if Iwant any more. 9t>
lamette Valley prior to coming iam York, Mrs. Walter Kaneau. Kellogg Parent-Teacher associa- sing me no song of the short-han­
The bazaar which was to have
here, his crop yielding seven and Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. tiou wjll be held next Tuesday, dle shovel, for I’m sick of the
been
held in the M. E. church
one hnlf tons. He is planning Elmer Droste nnd little daugh­ December 16, at 2:80 p. m. in thing in more ways than one.
Wednesday
has been postponed
on starting a bee farm at his ter, Mrs. Clyde Sager, Mrs. the Kellogg assembly room. The I’ve seen enough winter to last
indefinatelv on account of the
new home. He claims they will Connell, Mrs. Dena Hess, Mrs. principal speaker of the after­ me till next year, and I'd give
weather.
Mrs. May noon will be Mrs. Mary E.
pay from 100 to 200 per cent Eddie Snulstrom,
my last sock for a look at the
Howe, the Misses Frances and Fawcett, dean of women at O. sun.
on the investment.
In the beginning woman wore
Vivian, Tophnm, Mrs. Lydia A. C. Mrs. Lina Jasper will be
Old Wrinkle-eye.
her
engagement ring in her nose,
The average family consists of Campbell, Mrs. Thompson, Mrs. the vocalist of the afternoon.
where
right now man is wearing
Where there’s a will there*!
four and a fraction persons. Mosier, P. A. Kennedy and the Mrs. Bruce Polwarth will pre­
a
lawyer.
his.
side.
hostess.
Father is the fraction.
MENTAL CULTURE CLUB
Collective Bargaining
101
MRS. A. S. PEARCE LAID
TO REST DECEMBER S
Mrs. Anna I. Pearce, of 6209
89th street S, E., died Saturday
morning, December 6, at Good
Samaritan hospital. Pneumonia
was the immediate cause of her
death, though up to a few days
before her illness was not
thought to be serious.
Mrs.* Pearce was born at VtM
ville, Ind., in October, 1857. She
was married to A. S. Pearce st
Indianapolis, Ind., December 17,
1874. Four children were born
to this union, each of whom died
in early childhood many years
ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Pearce lived In
Indianapolis until 1904, when
they started west.
They re
sided in Colorado three years,
California one and a half year«,
and
British
Columbia
three
years. They have lived in Lents
for the past four years.
Mrs. Pearce was a member of
the Lents Methodist Epispocal
church and of the Women’s Ben­
efit Association of Maccabees at
Arleta.
She leaves no relatives here
except her husband, but two sis­
ters reside in Galveston, Texas;
one sister in St. Louis, Mo., and
two brothers in Indiana.
The funeral services were held
at Kenworthy's chapel Monday
morning, December 8. »er. >. It.
Sibley of the Lents M. E. church
officiating, assisted by Rev. E.
A. Smith of the Lents Baptis.
church.
Killing Industrie*.
The question is being com­
monly asked. “What excuse is
there for the excess profit tax
remaining on the statute books?
The public seems to demand its
early repeal along with other
special taxes
against
certain
lines of industry.
Commenting on the situation
the Wall Street Journal says:
•“ The theory of the excess pro­
fits could be drawn into the na­
tional treasury and a high pro­
duction of essential goods main­
tained. The originators of this
monstrosity forgot the story of
the philosipher, who, wishing to
get over a rail fence, thrust his
fingers into his bootstraps and
pulled with all his might, He
didn't get over the fence, bat
pulled out his bootstraps.
“That is about the way the
excess profits tax has worked.
It has helped to ceate and bol­
ster up an abnormal price level
for all commodities. It is no
less than
a highway
robber,
robbing the people, and robbing
the government.
.“There must be unusual taxes
for some years yet until the cost
of the war is paid. But there
are better forma of taxation
than this one that helps to sti­
fle industry, increases the cost
of living, makes the purchasing
power of the dollar less, breeds
discontent and encourages strikes
“To say that income taxes
will be less this coming year is
not sufficient. The public wel­
fare demands that this form of
taxation, together with other
porfiteers, be abolished.”
Card of Thanks
I wish to thank the friends and
neighbors for their kind deeds,
expressions of sympathy and
beautiful flowers on the occasion
of the death and burial of my
beloved wife.
A. S. PEAICE.
Mr Clifford Wilson, 8604 48th
street in confined to his bed by
sickness.
Mr. Wilson has not
been well for the past year and
has now had to give up com­
pletely.