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GRANGE OFFICIAL SAYS
THE FARMERS WILL NOT
UNITE WITH A. F. OF
T. C. Alkraon, representing
National (!i ange at Washington,
Issued u statement denying that
farmers' organization« of this coun-
try will join th«- American Federation
o^J.iilior in its nation wid campaign
to elect this year only supporters of
the trade union movement. Mr. At
keson's denial followed a long state
ment of political plans and purpose,«
put forward by Samuel Gompers.
- president of the federation, and a
committee of that o) gunizution.
At one point in th<* labor * ta te
rnent the aasortlon ls mail" thnt the
organized farmers lire co operating
with the labor unions, Mr. Atkcson
takes issue with that usi eition' “We
decided." he says, “that the interests
of the farmer* and of organizer! la
bor were not identical, in fact were
diametrically opposed on some ques
tions. The union man wants shorter
hours und higher pay, which means
higher prices to th" consumer. A
similar attitude on th- part of the
farmers would mean curtailment of
production of food, until the people
were so hungry they would pay ex
orbitant prices rather than starve.
Instead, it i.< our policy tn encourage
a.<i much work an po- iblc, to stimn*
late production no that normul con
ditions may be restored.”
A memorial to congr
formulated by representatives of four
fanners’ organization . the National
Grange, the American Fgrm Bureau
Federation, the Cotton Staten Board
and the Association of State Farm
ers’ Union Presidents. Pointing out
that the city dwellers are depending
upon th" farmers for food and thut
interruption of this supply can hr
brought about through strikes, th<-
mv mo rial asserts:
"Those who believe labor has an
inherent right to strike believe that
such organizations have a right to
starve the people of the cities to
death, on the one hand, and to de
stroy the property of the farmers on
the other. No such' right had ever
existed and no such right exists now.
It is economically unsound and the
American people can and will work
out some other method for the set
tlement of controversy.
"No set of men has ever had the
moral or legal right to destroy prop
erty or cause suffering by conspiring
together, und the welfare of the peo
ple must ever remain superior to that
of any class or group of people.
"What would be the verdict of the
people if the farmers of the United
States should decide suddenly to go
on a strike and refuse to supply the
wants and needs of those who are
not in a position to produce food and
clothing for themselves? They would
lie condemned from one end of the
country to the other, and the fact
would be pointed out that they, as
owners and tillers of the land, hail
no right, either moral or legal, to
bring about such a calamity.
“If the farmers, who own and oc
cupy the land, have no such inoral or
legal right, then why should it be
conceded by any one that those who
handle the farmers’ products have a
right to block the transportation or
industrial facilities of the country
and thus jeopardize the food and
clothing supply of the nation? If
the farmers have no such rights,
those who handle his products have
no such rights.”
LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1920
NEW YORK SNOWED UNDER IN TREMENDOUS STORM
New Yon ci.y lius boon experiencing one of the worst suowstortus la Its history and Its means of extricating It
self proviMt wholly Inmioquale. For days vehicular traffic was almost ot a standstill. The photograph shows a lino
of strevl curs «lulled In the snow and abandoned.
HIGH CAR FARES SAID
HECKLE’S AUTO DAMAGED COUNTY COUNCIL P.- T. A.
TO BE BREEDER OF
BY A CARELESS DRIVER
MET LAST SATURDAY
SLUMS IN LARGE CITIES
Last Sunday evening as Mr.
Showing the tendency of high car and Mrs. Otto Heckle of Gilbert
fares to breed slum«, the Herald , road were motoring past the
quotes an article from Reconstruction Crawford place n mail whose
written by Ralph Adams Cram. Mr. I car had been headed east on the
Cram, who is a well-known architect left-hand side of the road be
and chairman of the Boston city gan, without signal of any kind
planning board, dwells on the rela to back toward them. In spile
tion between high street car fares of Mr. Heckle’s quick manipula*
and city slums in a way to arrest lion of his car the backing auto
crashed into it, mashing the
“We confront the necessity of build mu<l guards and damaging the
ing a new world on the ruins of one axel. Not content with the dam
that has fallen, not without some age to the machine, the man.
signs of discredit. We have the free resenting Mr.
choice of building up a new era of natural remonstrances assaulted
real civilization or of reverting to Mr. Heckel.
When the melee
another period of dark ages. On the wns over Mr. and Mrs. Heckle
choice we make depends the future
reported the matter at police
of the world for the next 500 years,
headquarters where they were
What is our choice? Are we going
directed to the sheriff for a
to yield to the reactionary, status
j warrent. The innii is now under
quo influences now showing them- ■
arrest, the damaged car in a re-
selves: are we going to submit to
, , , .,
. .. .
... pair garage, mid the case penu-
bolshcvik anarchy that, whatever its
ing. Mrs. Heckle was so severly
pteUuuuana, can have issue only ini
shocked by the unpleasant affair
barbarism equal to, if profoundly
that she was unable to leave her
different from, the barbarism of the
nineteenth century; or are we going room for a day or two. She is
still under her physician's orders
to learn the lesson of the war. scrap
ping our old superstitions and our for rest and quiet.
old methods us we scrap the slums
which an- one manifestation thereof? PATROLMAN ANDERSON
“One question immediately arises
WARNS AUTO DRIVERS
with regard to this second consider
ation, and that is transportation. To
Patrolman Anderson issues .n
make decentralization possible, trans ¡last word of warning to care
portation must be quick, regular, re ¡less autoist. From this time oil
liable and cheap. As a matter of fact those who fail to observe park
it comes in the end to the question ing rules, rules for turning cor
of a five-ccnt fare. In Boston and ners. and speed regulations will
many other localities we are con be dealt with according to law.
fronted with a situation which works Those who find a little official
absolutely against this fundamental cart! stuck in their machine will
necessity of decentralization. The please report to police headquar
situation in Boston at the present
Patrolman -Anderson has
moment is one which is working in
been very, very lenient thus far.
the opposite direction through a pro
nnd it is through no personal an
gressive increase in fares on steam
tagonism thnt he will do his
and electric railways. We began at
duty. So please assist an officer
five cents and remained there for
in the the performance of reas
many years. We then went on to
seven cents, and there is now a veiled
threat that before long the minimum
VALENTINE TEA GIVEN
far«- will be ten cents.
“1 believe that every one inter
BY ST. PAUL’S GUILD
ested in the question of decent hous
ing and in building up decent citizen
A most interesting event was
ship should set his face against this the valentine tea given by St.
scheme of doubling the fares of our Paul’s Guild at the residence of
street railway service. In sanction Mrs. S. J. .Mien at Woodmere.
ing this increase in rates Boston The day was bright and sunny
places itself absolutely out of line and over 80 ladies and a nuin-
with the most progressive communi ber of children were served dur-
TEAM DEFEATS CAMAS ties in Europe. In England, France, ing the nfternoon. A blind-fold
B ’"’urn, and I think Germany, the .game conducted by past-presi-
The Arleta basketball team .closed tendency has been and is now in the (|enj
Irs. Mnffet, caused much
a most successful season Sat unlay other direction—that is, toward re- I ■ 'merriment,
prises being won by
night when it made a trip to Camas, ducing fares instead of increasing Mrs. Sears anil
Wash., and defeated the American
Other pleasant features included
legion team of that city by the am told that many working people singing by Katherine and Doris
score of 40 to 17. Th Camas boys live twenty miles outside the city Allen, a saxaphone
rushed the Arletn team off its feet because they can obtain season tick Florence Nelson, mid a recita
in the first few i linutes of play and ets enabling them to cofnc in to their tion by Zelnm Gretchen Crary.
piled up an eight point lead, but they work in the morning and go out at The ladies are very appreciative
were soon overtaken by the Arleta night on certain specified trains, the of the beautiful decorations fur
boys and the first half ended 19 to total cost per week being twenty nished by Mrs. Wm. Taylor and
cents, or less than two cents per
18 in favor of the Arleta team.
Phylis. A most enjoyable time
In the second period Arleta out- I
was reported by all present.
classed the legion team by close
Mr*.«and Mrs. J. ('. McGrew Mrs. Allen and
guarding. The entire Arleta team of 8741 Afitli avenue, entertained were the hostesses, assisted in
played one of its best games of the last Suiylay (he latter’« sister and serving bv Mesdames Lewellyn.
season. The team was one of the her 1 usband. .Mr. and Mrs. Malloy, Cone and Sears, and
first in the field this season and has J’hilip Evans, formerly of Bell- Miss Sulsebaugh of New York.
a record of 20 victories and six di- . ’ inghnm. Mr.
i rt. iivtiii.s
feats. 1 MaTiagrr Brooks, expects
temporarily staying in Westside
Miss Penrl Jones and Mrs. W.
have one of the fastest squads ip, -apartments. Mr. . Evans contem-
I. Porter,* who are visiting in
„„ dates going into o buisness in this
same players who were in the line-
i which i case they will Manxanola, Colo., are both ill
_ up this ___
year will be with him again make a permanent home in a with the flu.
residence district. Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Rachel Craig who has
The Arleta lineup was Hobson, 8, ¡Evans returned last Saturday
F.; Mackenzie, 14, F.; H. Johnson, 4, evening from n visit with Mrs. bt;en very ill al the home of her
C.; King, 8, G.; C. Johnson, 6, G.; Evans’ sister, Mrs. C. Whitlock son, W. j. Tisdale of «127 42nd
avenue, is now much improved.
An interesting meeting of the
County Council of Parent Teach
er Associations wn* held Satur
day afternoon in the office of
the Child's Welfare Bureau, 550
Aside from the regular business
of the council, reports of the
work being undertaken and ac
complished by the local associa
tions were given. Those repre
sented were Gilbert. Lynch.
Troutdale and Orient.
After the business session and
local reports were finished, a
splendid talk by Mrs. C. W.
Hayhurst, president of the state
association, was enjoyed. She
told briefly of the work accom
plished the past year and out
lined plans to be developed in
A joint meeting of the slate,
city ami county councils will be
heid in Portland early in April
at which time the two mill tax
measure will he discussed.
The next regular meeting of
th county council- will be held
at Orient the third Saturday in
EASTERN STAR TO GIVE
The Eastern Star order will
have their regular social night
meeting celebrating their seventh
anniversary, Thursday evening.
March 4, under the supervision
of the Five Point club, in Odd
Fellows hall. Each member is
requested to bring some article
of food, and supper will be
served at six o’clock for the mem
bers and their families.
ladies are requested to be at th.-
hall at 4 o’clock. The regular
business meeting will be held at
8 o’clock following the social
The home of Mrs. Grassen.
Foster road, was the scene of a
very pleasant gathering Tuesday
afternoon of a few neighbors
and friends, the occasion being
two-fold, that of extending a
good-bye reception to 'Mrs. Ar
nold Hess, who recently
their home, and a welcome to
Miss Lcahv. who. with her father
and mother will occupy the Hess
property. An excellent lunch was
served by the gracious hostess.
Music on the graphonola and a
few selections on the piano were
enjoyed by all. Among those
prsent were the guests of honor.
Mrs. z\rnold Hess ami Miss
I.eahy, and Mesdames Grasson.
Nisse, Moll. Holvev, Schalhorn.
I.ockhart. Campbell and Mrs.
guests were detained al home on
account of sickness.
Ray Schermerhorn, of 58th
avenue, bought the Ash residence
at «015 91st street Tuesday, and
will make their home, there.
Mrs. O. S. Worden is very ill
at her home. 5821 83rd street,
suffering from an attack of fin.
She has been confined to her
bed since Monday.
An error was made in last
week’s Herald in the address of
the Locke family who is quaren-
tined for dipthcria. It should have
been 0210 93 rd street instead
of Gilbert road.
VOL. XVHL No. 9
LENTS SCHOOL NOTES
MRS. HELEN WORDEN
PASSED INTO GREAT
Miss Bessie Earsley resumed
her duties as teacher in the Lents
BEYOND FEBRUARY 21
school the first of Jast week.
Miss Earsley was out of school
for three weeks on account of
• • •
For the highest -per cent of
i attendance in any one of the
rooms at the Tx:nts school the
banner was given to Mrs. Ab
sher’s 8b class for the month
ending Friday, February 20.
• • •
All the regular leaching force
of the Lents school is now at
I wo rk as usual in spite of current
But it is rumored
¡that cupid has been getting in
some of his deadly work and
that one of the teachers will
s< < n be giving up her position.
• • •
Washington’s birthday was ob
served last Monday at the Lents
school with an assembly at 9:80
in the auditorium. Professor B.
E. Hughson gave a patriotic
speech and Rev. E. A. Smith
spoke on the lessons to be de
rived from the life of Washing
Patriotic songs were led
Lucille Triplett at the piano.
• • *
Stereoptican slides are now be
ing improved to a great degree
of practicalness. A lecture of
from 50 to 100 slides may he
rented from the Ea^t at the cost
of postage, the slides being form
ed into a flexible, thin, inflam
mable roll similar to that used
in the film machines. Lectures
on education, history, missions,
uplift work and science, may
thus be brought within reach of
almost any community at a min
The recently elected officer» of the
Drama Club are Harvey Bennett,
president; Helen North, vice-presi
dent; Jeanette Bear and Lissette
Canuto, advisory committee; Miss
Mackelvain, faculty adviser.
• • •
Franklin Debating Society elected
officers as follows at its last meet
ing: Hilliard Atkinson, president;
Lynn Anderson, vice-president;
Evelyn Hogue, secretary; Leonard
Roberts, treasurer, and Miss Burns,
• • •
An unusually interesting assembly
was held at Franklin Wednesday
morning of last week, the most im
portant feature being the announce
ments made by Anna Ulen, Hazel
Loy ai.d Miss Alice Johnson pertain
ing to the erection of a bronze statue
of Benjamin Franklin in some place
of honor in the building. The Peda
gogy Club girl« were the originators
of the idea and they have started a
fund to tbe used for this purpose.
Mr. Hoskins gave a talk on the ex
cellence of the motive and asked that
every student do his share toward
the project. Mr. Walsh told the
story of the opera “Pinafore," which
the glee clubs are giving. Mr. Bell
announced that a new addition had
been made to the commercial depart
ment and urged all students who
could spare the time to take up pen
In connection with the estab
lishment of a new operating unit
to be known as Arleta office at
the corner of 71st street and 51st
avenue, certain outside telephone
plant construction work is being
undertaken for the purpose of pro
viding the Mt. Scott district with
adequate telephone facilities.
An underground conduit is
being constructed along
street from 45th avenue to 54th
Through this conduit
a number of underground cables
will be placed, and an areal
cable is to be extended north on
72nd street from 45th avenue to
Division street. We are
constructing a conduit west of
72nd street along 51st avenue
and 50th avenue, and placing
underground cables to 46th
Helen Patterson Stewart was
born March 4, 1841, in York
Mills, N. Y., and died February
21, 1920, at the age of 78 years
11 months and 17 days.
When a very small child her
people moved to Wisconsin
where she was married to Henry
D. Worden June 8, 1857. Eight
boy« and eight girls were born
to this union, 11 of whom are
living. Her husband died Aug
ust 2, 1916, at St. Croix Falls,
I Wis. She has made her home
I with her daughter, Mrs. J. O.
Kadoch, of this city for several
She and her husband
were pioneers in southwestern
Minnesota when railroads were
Mrs. Worden was loved by all
who knew her, being always
ready to lend a hand in time of
sickness and a source of comfort
to many wh^n sorrow filled t)ieir
Her surviving children are
Mrs. Agnes Bryan, Lamour, N.
D.; L. M/ Worden, South Da
kota; Mrs. Wm. Wakefield, Min
neapolis, Minn.; O. S. Worden,
5821 83rd street, Portland; W.
H. Worden, Savanah, Minrf.;
Mrs. Frances Aldrich, Scobey,
Mont.; James S. Worden, Brook
ings, S. 1).; Mrs. Edith Holmes,
394 Baldwin street, Portland;
Alfred S. Worden, Carson Lake,
Minn.; Mrs. Annot Kadoch, 9611
43rd avenue, Portland; Arthur
Worden, St. Croix Falls, Wis.
Funeral services were held on
February 24 at the Kenworthy
chapel. The officiating minister
was Rev. E. A. Smith, of the
Lents Baptist church, assisted by
Rev. Thomas Broomfield, of Sell
wood. Special music was given
by Mesdames Henderson, Boat
right, Smith, and Miss Agnes
Huntington. They sang "Asleep
in Jesus,” "Face to Face," and
Shall We Meet Beyond the
River?” The ladies of .the G.
A. R., Shiloh Circle, gave their
regular ritualistic burial service
as a tribute to the memory of
their late member.
The rerrfains were forwarded
to St. Croix Falls, Wis., for in
Lents, Ore., Feb. 25, 1920.
Resolutions to the sons, daugh
ters and relatives of Sister Helen
Whereas, The hand of Di
vine Providence has removed our
beloved sister, Helen P. Worden,
we, the members of Shiloh Cir
cle No. 19, L. of G. A. R., are
desirous of testifying our respect
for our departed sister and ex
pressing our sympathy for her
sorrowing loved ones in their be
Resolved, That we condole
with them in their hour of sor
row and devoutly commend them
to the keeping of Him who looks
with pitying eye upon those in
Resolved, That in their sorrow
they will find consolation in the
belief that it is well with her
for whom they mourn.
Resolved, That these resolu
tions be transmitted to them as
a token of our respect and the
interest felt for them by the
members of this Circle, and that
they be written in the minutes
and that the charter be draped
for 30 days in honor of our
sister. Loyally in F. C. L.,
Mary Lawrence, Chaplain.
Anna M. Melvin, Sec.
MRS. SOFA JOHNSON
PASSED AWAY FEB. 23
Mrs. Mary Sofa Johnson of
48th avenue and JOSth street
pased away February 28 at the
age of 54 years, carcimona being
the cause of her death.
Her funeral service was held
at Kenworthy’s chapel at 10:80
A.M. on Wednesday the 25, the
Rev. W. Lee Gray of the Millard
Avenue Presbyterian church off
Last Sudav was father and iciating. The interment was made
son day at the Fourth United at the Mt. Scott Park Cemetery.
Brethren church. 24 boy scouts
Mrs. Johnson, who is survived
under Scoutmaster Seaquist gave
demonstrations at the morning by her husband, Henry, was born
service. In the evening Bishop in Sweden. Her home for the
i Washinger of the United Breth- past fifteen years had been in
' ren church gave the address.