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mt. Scott herald
Published Evwy Friday at Leota
¿tattoo. VorUanU. Oregon
Geo. A. McArthur
No person can afford to be without fire insurance. Who knows’ you
may be the next one to have a fire in your home. ARE YOU PRO
TECTED? Our company is an old line company and a good one
too. Call in and we will give you the rotes. (
Yas, we a!w> write automobile insurance (Fire, Theft. Liability)
USE THE INITIATIVE
Multnomah State Bank
Bv the close vote of 29 to 27. the
lower house of the legislature de
feated th« rive textbook bill, which
would have brought relief from the
schoolbook graft to the parents of the
school children of Oregon.
rhe same old arguments which
have become timew orn and thread-
bare through continued rehashing
were advanced by opponents of the
bill, S'tumered down to rock-bottom.
the heavy taxpayer! would haw con
tributed indirectly a larger _ portion
of educational costs, and when the in-
ferevts of the general public and the
heavy taxpayers clash, the G. I', gets
it in the neck. That's why the bill
was beaten and a* long as the legis
lators we send up to Salem every two
years have the final word, that's
where the public will usually get it.
Speaking of final words, we have
an initiative power vested in the peo
ple of Oregon which i* an efficient
weapon with which to attain our
ends. With it we obtained practically
every bit of progressive legislation
enacted in the last decade and a half.
Through the initiative a textbook
law will eventually be enacted.
will never come through the legisla
ture, unless an enormous pressure is
brought to bear upon it by the peo
ple, and the people are not cohesive —
they haven't the close-knit, fighting
organisation which enables the oppo
sition to get what it wants with reg
Having failed in the legislature,
textbook advocates will do well to
prepare and initiate a bill which gives
them what they desire
If it origi
nate with its friends and is not too
radical in its provisions, school pat
rons will step into the breach and put
the measure over with a whoop. It’s
the only way we will obtain it.
P. LARSEN, Reai Estate, Insurance
6702 Foster Road
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FEB. 28 TO MARCH 5 SET
Mayor Baker announced Monday
that he had ofifclallv designated the
week of February 28 March 5 as
"clean up »wk" fur Portland.
official proclamation to that effect
will be issued soon.
The reason for the earlier date than
ever before is to provide work for the
hundred- of unemployed in the city.
The various departments of the city
Hoy 'vouU and oth
or organisation« will partieinate in
During the present week inspector»
from the fire department and the
health bureau have been making an
effort to visit every building in 1*ort-
land, giving instructions and advice
as to tho best manner in which to re
move fire and health hasards.
Edward C, Grenfall. fire marshal.
Monday gave orders to his squad to
make an effort to inspect every resi
dence in the city Each member of
the «quad carried with him the tele
phone number of the uftemp'oi.-.I
commission of the American legion,
which guaranteed to atipplv men for
the necessary work.
Sundai scho-l at 9:45 a. m . Supt
M. Flier Good music and claxsea for
worship at Ila. tn., subject: "The
l.csurreclton of the l>ead”. a theme
that interests all. Special music by
the choir, under the leadership of
Mrs. W. S. Thompson.
Choir practice on Friday night, as
The W illmg Workers class will give
a carnival Friday evening tn the
church. There will be booths with
many interesting things to sell. At
the close of the carnival there will be
a band concert given by a band of
young ladies. All invited.
Mr. and Mr». W. 8. Thompson
spent Sunday in Salem with their
daughter, who is a teacher in the high
school of the capital city.
Mr». Catherine Jane Thompson,
mother of W. S. Thompson of 82nd
street, died at the Glenn Haven Rest
Home on the 16th and was buried
from the Kenworthy parlors on Fri
day, the 18th.
Rev. H. Austin of
Baptist headquarter» officiated Mr».
Thompson formerly lived at Harring
ton. Wash. Interment took place in
Mt. Scott cemetery.
The Whitney boys’ chorus is re-
hearving at the Baptist church every
Tuesday night and is making firn-
progress Any parents who want their
boys to learn to sing are invited to
send them along.
MAJOR JOHN J. MURRAY
BURIED LAST WEEK
Funeral services for Major John J.
Murray, native of England, distin
guished actor of Shakespearean roles.
Spanish War veteran and business
man. who died early last week at his
residence, 1126 62nd street, were held
on Thursday of last week from Kin
worthy's chapel at 10 a. ni.
The deceased was born in 1-ondon
in 1852. spending nine years of his
early life in Australia and coming to
New York soon after the close of the
Civil war. For ten years he was on
the New York stage, awociated with
George Sammis, Alexander Salvini.
Robert Graham. Henry E. Dixie, J.
Wilkes Booth and J K. Emmet.
Major Murray’s father was the or
iginal manufacturer of oleomargarine
and for some time the deceased was
associated with him in Chicago per
fecting his product. During the Span
ish-American war he served with the
Black Hussars of Chicago and at the
close of the war was commissioned
major of cavalry.
'fhe Murray family has resided in
Portland since 1913. He is survived
by his widow, two sons. Clarence E
Murray of Aurora, 111., and John J.
Murray of Portland: his daughter.
Gladn< -s N. Murray, of Portland; al
so two brothers and two sister«.
The decline in the price* of agricul
tural products and other raw mater
ials has effected a substantial reduc
tion in living costs. The high cost of
lirtng of which the wage-earners now
complain, is in their own wage scale«.
This is the situation which every
body is side-stepping. while looking
hopefully from day to day for better
Eor instance, the baker cannot re
i I duce the price of bread to correspond
i with the reduction in flour, because
flour is only one item in his costs.
His labor, delivery cost«, machinery,
coal, freight charges, supplies, etc..
which mainly represent labor, have
not come down to correspond with
wheat or flour.
The building industry is marking
time, although the need for construc
tion work is greater than ever before,
vecause the high costs are prohibitive
•e- If building should go on under these
conditions the costs would be eharge-
I able in the form of high rental«,
largely for labor to pay.
builders doubt if they can obtain such
rentals and building is almoat at a
standstill in consequence.
rates in terms of money should have
a decree of flexibility, giving them a
relation to the selling value of pro
ducts. High wage-scales which pro
can only bring RUNAWAY HORSES ARE
hibit I employment
business stagnation and hardship.
STILL IN EXISTENCE
As a reminder of the "boss and
AMERICANS ALIVE TO SHIPPING
wagon” days of yore, a team of hors
The pride of the British Empire es, attached to a vegetable wagon be
lies in the title "Mistress of the Seas.” longing to Lin Poy, Ixnts Chinese
English people take the greatest farmer, ran away Monday afternoon
and created considerable excitement
pride in their shipping.
It is time for the American people in the north end of Portland. The
to awaken to the need of becoming team and wagon was parked at Sixth
l enthusiasts for building up in our and Davis streets.
they ran west on Davis to Tenth
country a merchant marine.
If we are to send our farm products street, where they crashed into a
and manufactured goods to the ends •ruck lx-longing to the Denby Trans
Tne wagon and truck suf
, of the earth we must have successful fer Co.
fered considerable damage.
oc< an-going shipping companies.
The Pacific Mail Steamship Compa
ny of San Francisco was established
Except Sunday, at Lents station,
in 1848 and sails modern ships to the
arrives at 7:36 a. m., 12:50 p. m ,
great ports of Europe and Asia.
Their monthly, called the Pacific and departs at 9:20 a. m., 12:30 and
Mail, wonderfully illustrated, is a 5:30 p. m.
liberal education in the commerce and
geography of the world.
Every day J to 6 p. m. Monday,
A copy of this magazine, which is
sent free, should be used by men and Wednesday and Saturday, from 2 to
women to educate their chi’dren on 'J p. m.
i broad lines of '-vr rid culture.
rhe xvordj shipping and meohant
marine *;enn I ’tfe to the average cit
izen in the mlt-im! of tie country.
They should mean much if we hope
to attain our proper place and pros
perity as a nation at home and WHO DESERVES IT AND WHAT
GOOD FOR FIFTY VOTES
Mt. Scott Herald Trade-at-Home Contest
Mt Scott Herald, Lents Sta., Portland, Oregon,
Please credit this coupon to:
This will be full discussed in our
The Publisher's Responsibility
class meeting Sunday morning,
Much demoralizing reading is print
9:45. All young people who do
'd on the plea that “the public wants
not attend a Sunday school are
A mother might as excusably
cordially invited. Come and get
give her child the glistening arsenic
acquainted. You will find us in
for which it cries.
the Friend« Church, one block
heard in opporition after the notices
of the station.
that of the preacher or the teacher.
This, at any rate, is the view of the
Publisher« of The Youth’s Compan Bessie Schray
ion From its first issue to the pre«
Violet Littlefield, Secretary
ent it has been a constant force for
character building. And with all that
"WE ARE THE AERONAUTS”
it has been so wisely edited that no
Something Doing Every Minute
publication exists of more varied
charm, more inexhaustible and re
freshing sources of interest.
The 52 issues of the coming year
will be crowded with serial stories,
short stories, editorials, poetry, facts '
and fun. Only $2.50 for an amount
of reading equal to thirty-five vol
umes of fiction, humor, etc.
THE YOUTH’S COMPANION
Commonwealth Ave. and St. Paul St.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the Circuit Court of the State of
Oregon, for the County of Mult
nomah; Probate IWpartment.
In the matter of the Estate of Car
olina Johnson, l*eceased.
_ Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned has been appointed execu
tor of the last will and testament of
Carolina Johnson, deceased, by the
Circuit Court of the State of Oregon,
for Multnomah County, Itepnrtment
o( Probate, and has qualified as such.
All persons having claims against
said estate are hereby notified to pre-
-ent the same to n>e or to my attor
neys. Gebhardt, Scuiider A Hendrick
son. 610 Spalding Building. Portland,
Oregon, with proper vvucner«, duly
verif.ol. within six months from the
Datr«l and first published. February
Date of last publication, March 4,
SVEN P. JOHNSON,
Execvtor of th« last will and toats
ment of Carolina Johnson, dereaaed
Gebhard’.. Scudder & Hendrickson,
Building, Portland, Oregon.
In the Circuit Court of the Stat« of
Oregon, for the County of Mult
Elizabeth P. Feflea, Plaintiff,
Andrew Feflcs, Defendant.
To Andrew Feflea, the above named
In the name uf the State of Ore
gon: You are hereby required to ap
Ear and answer the cumplaint filed
the plaintiff above named in the
above entitled suit against you with
in six weeks after the date of the
first publication of this summons, to
on or lx-fore Friday, the 11th
day of March, 1921. If you fail to
answer the complaint herein within
said time, plaintiff will apply to the
Court for the relief demanded in said
complaint, to-wit: for a decree and
judgment against you forever dis-
solving the bonds of matrimony be-
tween you ami the plaintiff herein,
and that plaintiffs maiden name of
Elizabeth P. Wilson be restored to
her. and for her costa and disburse
ments and for $160.00 for her attor
ney’« fee* in this suit. and for «uch
other and further relief as to the z-
Court may seem just ami equitable.
This summons is published by or
der of the Honorable J. P. Kavan I
Hugh. Judge of the Circuit Court of
the State of Oregon for the County I
of Multnomah, made this 26th day of .
Date of the first publication 1« Fri
day, January 28th, 1921. and date of
last publication is March 11. 192t.
W. 8. U’REN,
Attorney for Plaintiff, Oregonian j
Building, Portland, Oregon.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the Circuit Court of the State of
Oregon, fur the County of Mult
nomah ; Probate Department.
Notice is hereby given that the un
lersigned, A. I). Kenworthy, has been
ippointed administrator of the rotate
>f E. I .a vino, deceased, by the Honor- I
able George Taxwell, Judge of the i
Circuit Court of the State of Oregon,
for the County of Multnomah, Pro |
bate Department, and that he has
qualified as such.
All persons having claims against !
the said eats to are hereby notified to |
present the same to me, duly verified 1
as by law required, at the office of I
Howard P. Arn-st, 1210 Yeon Build
ng, Portland, Oregon, within six
months from the date of the first pub
lication of this notice.
Date of first publication, February '
Date of last publication, March 4. |
A. D. KENWORTHY.
Administrator of the estate
E. Ijivino, Deceased.
Howard P. Arnest, Attorney fori
Administrator, 1210 Yeon Building, ■
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