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mi Scott Gerald
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ter February 14. Uli, at the post
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Phones: Tabor 78*4.
In the next fiscal year the people
of the United States must pay Inter
est on their war debt amounting to $1,-
017,IWO.(Wk which Is more than con
gressional appropriations for all pur
poses In any one year during pence
And yet s>me persons tire
lessly endeavor to prevent a perma
nent state of peace In the world.
The latest prescription for warding
off old age is a diet of lettuce, dande
lion leaves, honey and watercress,
highly recommended by an English
authority on longevity. Then what Is
to become of- the roast beef of old
England, which originate* for the most
part In America?
In order to be reached by the law
a red must do something seditious.
Propagnndistn Is not sufficient to land
him. Perhaps It Is fortunate that a
red should be normally far more in
clined to loquacity than to physical
It Is reported by cnhle that English
girls are becoming more beautiful
through merely watching the beauti
ful women in the film.’. There may
be something In It, and then again It
may be an extra clever movie ad.
CLASS OF NINETEEN
ordinary people of every day
God must have loved because he
made so many of them --and the
fun they got out of life- fun
■Carter's Gold" by Philip Cur
-“An unusual story
mystery, love, and adventure of
the present day, with a olot that
sparkles with surprises at every
“The Gold Cache” by
James W. Schults. “Mr. Schults
•has produced some of the best
Indian stories that have been
written in recent years.
are popular ami furnish infor
mation as well as make good
reading.” “Adventures in Alas
ka” by S. Hall Young. “Dr.
Young’s experiences have been
both wide and valued and he
relates them with Best and vigor.
His stories have the quality of
being the record of genuine ex
periences ami personal adven
lures which befell the veteran
missionary in the frosen North.'
“A Layman’s Handbook of Med
¡cine” by Richard C. Cabot. “A
book for every one interested in
preserving his health and high
Waiting" by Kate Douglas Wig
gin. “In this volume Mrs. Wig
gin brings together five of her
They have the author’s familiar
good qualities, her fascinating
art. her bright and natural eon
vernation and her very enter
Roosevelt’s Letters to His Child
This volume is full of
lessons of great concern to
American children: and lesson'
of love, cheer, courage ami good
sense, of even more concern t
all fathers and mothers.
GRADUATI» FROM ARLETA
At the close of the January. 1920,
term Arleta turned out a class of 19.
13 girls and six boys. Most of them
entered high school. On Thursday
afternoon of last week the 8a grade
tendered the graduates a reception in
the assembly room. It was a surprise
and was a well arranged and highly
enjoyable affair with games, pro
gram, and plenty oi good eats, and
needless to say was appreciated by
On Friday night there was a class
party at the home of one of the
graduates. Miss Elsie Schmidt, 4115
63rd street, at which was given a
splendid program of games, tests,
»'citations, rcudings, etc., with all the
usual class poetry, prophecy and
wills. Refreshments wort' served by
the class. All the papers are worthy
of publication but space forbids. The
following class poem by a 13-year-
old boy is printed The author, one of
the giaduates, has never attended
any other school than Arleta, has
missed very few days and was never
Eight long years I’ve gone to school,
In the same old place, over the same
I am sorry to say I’ve broken many
But the years have been full of study
Have been brimming over with pleas
ure and pain
(The pleasure has mostly been ours,
While the pain fell in showers on
There aiv eighteen others, more or
I’m not certain, I must confess.
But there will be plenty unless some
Then some heart went to his throat
If so some teachers feels sorry and
And some poor kid will try it one
But Winnifred Johnson, who tops the
Goes without question—her grades
are so fine.
Look who comes next; not Homer
who wrote the llliad.
But “our Homer”—the silly kid.
Right after Homer comes Eva S.
Did she pass? Of course, yes.
And after her. so round and fat.
Comes Kenny Ames with grades all
And on Sylvia Seymour, who never
Than E’s and G’s on her card. I’ll
risk a guess.
And about George Killetts, so long
We are not worrying a bit, we know
Virginia Russell, like Ichabod Crane,
Is not only tall but good of brain.
B. D. Davis, our boy so new,
One of the things we positively re
fuse to worry about Is the recent dis
covery of scientists that light does not
NEWTON FRASS PASSED
move In straight lines and that some
AWAY AT ST VINCENT’S
of the stars are not where we always
thought they were.
Newton Frass. 6703 53rd ave
CURFEW LAW SHOULD BE
nue. aged 64 years, died at St.
ENFORCED BY POLICE Vincent’s hospital January 21.
His funeral service was
held at Kenworthy’s chapel on
To The Mt. Scott Herald:
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock
Your gentle and timid reader,
Rev. A. C. Brackenbury of the
while prowling around looking
Laurelwood M. E. church, offi
for the best places for pastime
Mrs. A. C. Bracken
and diversion, wandered into a
bury and Mrs. W. O. Boon sang
movie theater. He found a very
“Jesus Lover of My Soul” and
“Jesus. Saviour. Pilot Me.”
tion would have done justice to
Mr. Frass was laid to rest in
a down-town theater, but he
found a very unwholesome atmo
Newton Frass was born Oc
sphere or condition. Your read
tober 1!. 1855, at Delphi. Ind
er went early and found in the
playhouse 40 or 50 boys unat He was married to Miss Lottie
tended by parents or guardians. Voght in September, 1880, in
running, yelling, Carroll county. Ind. Three chil
throwing paper and spit-balls, dren were born to them, one son.
hanging over the edge of the Harry, and two daughters. Mrs.
stage—in fact, doing what they Nell Mahan and Miss Elsie
liked. The management did not Frass, all of this city. Mr. Frass
seem to be paying any attention was a member of the Methodist
Episcopal church, having joined
to this confusion.
These boys were unattended in Buck Creek. .Ind., in 1895.
and stayed until 9:30. and even He moved with his family to
then did not seem to be in any Portland in the spring of 1909
where he lived till his death.
hurry to go home.
Where are the police that they
do not enforce the curfew law?
Is the police force serving the
movies or the public? Children
of tender years have no business
running at large.
thinks it might be a very good
thing for the parents to go with
the children to the movies. They
would then know what the chil
dren were seeing and also where
they are. The police ought to
take every boy and girl under
the curfew age in charge and
make the parents responsible for
their children. There is too
much lawlessness among the
youth in the city. This gangin'
together at night is only a school
Parents, the moving
picture theaters and the police
should co-operate to stamp ont
this school of crime. The movie»
are blamed largely for the wave
of crime now extant, but the par
ents are more to blame because
they do not look after their boys
and their amusements. The po
lice must bear their share of the
blame because they make laws a
dead letter. They all ought to
get together. Some parents send
the children out at night to shirk
Movie opertaor .
like the one-time saloonkeeper,
see only the dollar—not the
future of their business, and the
police take the easiest road an l
want to be popular with the ele
ment that might make trouble.
But in the meantime the youth
of the citv should.be restrained.
A HERALD READER
Arid* P.-T. A Mei Thursday
At last week’s meeting of the
Arleta P.-T. A. • on Thursday
afternoon, Mr. Kirkpatrick. ■*
boy’a club worker spoke on his
work and Miss Ethel Mitchell
gave a little talk on Girl Re
serves clubs. Special music was
given by Miss Bullock of the
Monday musical club, and Mrs.
Harvey T. Blakeslee of Wood
The men** club of the Arleta
Baptist church met last Tuesday
evening for its usual supper at
6:45. Following this an address
was given by Judge Gatcns. it nt!
music was furnished
double quartette of the Frank
lilt High glee club, led l»v (Prof.
TEAM WON FIRST GAME
This evening (Friday) at the First
M. E. church the Methodists of
Portland will celebrate in honor of
the prohibition act. The leading fea
tures will be an address by Bishop
Matt Hughes and the delivery by
Miss Margaret Garrison of her ora
tion, "The New Reconstruction."
Miss Garrison, a teacher in Franklin
high, won first award for this ora
tion at the national prohibition con
test which was held at Des Moines,
Iowa, during the holiday season. She
is a graduate of Willamette Uni
The Laf-a-Lot Club spent a
most enjoyable «lav Thursday,
January 22. at the home of Mrs.
E. E. Cone, «»f Woodmere.
delicious luncheon was served al
noon an«l the
spent in social diversions nnd
fancy work. Those present were
Mcsdnincs Echo McCord. Nettie
Howe, Jessie Sanders nnd Nen
A new Boy Scout troop has
been organized in the Arleta
neighborhood with Sidney Bra
sure ns scout master assisted by
George Jennings and
Belmore. Some of these scout
boys will take part in the scout
demonstration at Arleta school
this (Friday) evening.
Surprise Party For Howe
A complete surprise to J. S.
Howe, 6022 82nd street, was a
party given in honor of his birth
day on Saturday, JanuaiA’ 17.
A pleasant evening was sipent
playing five hundred. Refresh
ments consisting of cake, sand
served. Those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Finley McGrew. Mr.
and Mrs. Chester McGrew. Mr.
and Mrs. Rov Kelly, Mr.
INTERESTING NEW BOOKS
Mrs. Clyde Sager, Mr. and Mrs.
AT THE LENTS LIBRARY John Hankin. Mr. and Mrs.
Of the new books which have Droste, ami Clyde Sager and
arrived nt the Lents Library tie Frances Droste.
following are outlines given by
Miss Fleming, librarian. "Pa
Come in and pay that ove ’-,
Hickinger’s Folks” by Bessie R. due subscription account. Don’ I
Hoover. "It has to do with the wait until the paper stops.
Mrs. l.ouisc Johnston.
Millie Louise Johnston died
January 25 nt tlx home of h< r
sister, Mrs. Grcbic, 5311 Powell
Valley road, following nn illn< ss
of several months. She
born in Ijirm i. , > vo., Jmiunrv
(J 1892. She is survived by lie,*
husbnnil, F. S. Johnston, of
Petersburg, Alaska: three child
ren, Bruce, Mildred mill I’alri
cia: her mother, Mrs.
Oehlschlnger; two sisters nnd
three brothrn.. Funeral services
were held nt Kenworthy’s under
taking parlors Wednesday, Jan
nary 28, Rev. Brinkman of St.
James Lutheran chrucli official
ing. The Rcbcknlis assisted with
the service. Interment wns in
-Mt. Scott cemetery.
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spring and smmer driving.
Our work is guaranteed and our
prices are reasonable.
We carry a full line of Lee and
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ARLETA BAPTIST CHURCH
JI. D. Kenworthy $ Company
Lead by Mrs. G. M. Billingsly
Mrs. IL E. Hall, accompanist
The Royal Neighbors held its
instillation January 15 with Mrs.
Ella Clnrk ns installing officer
and Mi»» Anna Henderson as
ceremony marshal. The follow
ing were duly
Mrs. Sarah. P. Henderson, I*.
Mr». Nelson, Oracle.
Laura Kiekenapp, V, Oracle
Mrs. Mary Davidson, Chan
Mrs. Leota Hleythlng. Record
Mrs. Mattie Williamson, Re
Mrs. Nellie Kiekenapp. Marsh
Mrs. Mary Bailey, Assistant
Miss Miller, Inner Sentinel.
Mrs. Ella Clarke. Outer Sen
Mrs. Frank Williamson, New
Sunday, Feb. 8, 1920
Royal Neighbor* Install Officers.
Arleta Baptist Church
Owen T. Day of the Arleta Bap
tist church will use for his sub
ject “Witnessing for Christ.”
At the evening service he will
speak on “The Road of Life.”
Vivian llowc, Edwin Cone mul
District No. 9
Ball Feb. 21
Patrolman Anderson hns been
selling tickets this week for the
“cope ” ball, which will be held
nt the Auditorium the evening
of February 21. Mr. Anderson
is a timid man and if he hasn’t
solicited every Hemld reader to
buy a ticket it is because of hi»
inherent bashfulness nnd not be
cause he doesn’t want you to be
Hr is chairman of the
music committee, but lie will not
I be to«» busy to keep nn eye on
the Mt. Scott delegation, who
are ailvised not to attempt to
take advantage of the festive «»«•
cnsion to start anything.
Franklin high school opened
its 1920 basketball campaign on
Tuesday afternoon with a vic
tory over the High School of
Commerce on the Washington
high floor. The game was ex
ceptionally free from fouls and
.ended 33 to 10 in favor of the
Franklin team. '“Chuck” Hob-
son was the scoring star for
Franklin, getting seven field bas
kets in all. three in the first half
and four in the second. -"Chap-
pie” King, the other Franklin
forward, played a great game,
’getting two field baskets and
converting two fouls. The small
forward covered the floor In
Franklin forward, dropped three
field baskets through the hoop
ami converted one foul.
Franklin lineup was as follows:
Hobson, F.; King, F.; Poulsen,
C.; Kelley, G.; Jones. G.; Camp
bell, S.; Farley, S.
Proved in no time that he’s true blue.
Elsie Schmidt is a jolly good sport, a
And always has her lessons, toa.
His last name is Workantine, his first
la order to get thru he had to hustle.
But Frances Janes, so stately and
Got thru without any trouble at all.
Gladys Shipley, the slender miss,
Must not be left out of thia.
Dorothy Jessap. so merry and gay,
Will go without doubt the high
A society belle is Millicent Morrey,
If she don’t work more she will be
Miss Barnes, whose name is Kathleen,
Will go to the top of the ladder, I
Only three more and then I’m »hru;
Can’t think of a rhyme—what shall
There’s Helen and Alta—no rhyme
Helen’s last name describes them
both, it means peach (Crawford).
Oh, yes, there’s Harriet, they call
So her name completes my ditty.
Did 1 say thru? That would never do
Without mentioning Miss Fawcett, so
"Learn means to acquire, teach
means to impart.”
With patience that will never tire,
she excells in the art.
We love her dearly and will miss her
So let us try as the years go by
To reach the goal she taught us in
First-class Service given
Day or Night
“The Church School Goal”
Rev. Harold F. Humbert, State Secretary
Close Proximity to Cemeteries
Enables us to hold Funerals
at a Minimum Expense
5802-4 92nd St. Lents Sta.
Arleta Baptist Sunday School
“The Challenge of Christ”
Lead by Mr. J. A. Finley
Young People’s Service
! Eggiman’s Meat Market
Conducted by Arleta Baptist Young People
Offering for State and County Work
Tabor 5267 ;
Rev. Harold E. Humbert, State Secretary
5:15 to 6:30
The beautiful district banner will be
awarded the school having the largest
percentage of its regular officers and
teachers present at the Institute, the en
tertaining school being barred from the
FRESH AND SMOKED
MEATS AND EISH
Rev. O. T. Day, Pastor Arleta Baptist
Closing Prayer and Benediction
Note.—Ladies of the Arleta Bnptist Church will
provide hot drink for all. Each person attend
ing bring sandwiches, doughnuts, salad or other
material that may be combined to provide the
Vegeta blew and Fruita
Butter and Egua