Mt. Scott herald. (Lents, Multnomah Co., Or.) 1914-1923, June 16, 1922, Image 1

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Subscription, $1.50 the Year.
"liuddy, protect yoursvlf."
Thl* i* thè alogun »deci ed for thè
govemmrnt irmurance drive among
wa* vetsran» of thè Pacific northwest,
dune 12 lo 17 inclusive, aceording lo
Brulle) T. Fowlke», Insurance hetul
of t|ie United State* veterana* bureau,
wh> ha« charge of thè campalgii.
Ever> ex-aervice man of Waahing
tou. Oregon and Idaho will be urgod
to ritintale hi* war riak inaurane»
dui ine thi* week.
The quota of veterana* inaurane»
to be renewed by fortner i.»rvice men
of Lenta ha» boen »et at »60,000.
Th • rampatati ha« thè indoraement of
Norman W. Engle, northweat rvpre
aontative of thè American l^gion.and
alt pori* bave been urged to ro-op-
crete actively in fhe reinatatement of
«ir Insurance totaling *6,000,000 in
th» di«trict. The Red <’ro*» ami thè
1 >i. <bled American Vetrran*’ organi-
aalion« eleo are »upporting thè drive
whieh thè veterana* bureau i* con-
duc’tng for thè benefit of thè former
servire men and womrn. Women’s
■miliari»* of ex servire iiri'iimration*
l »r the purpose of having every
ex aervice m«n in lent* protected
b) government insurance, an inten
■iv<> drive to secure application* for
veteran»' inaurnnee amounting to at
le.itt $50.000 will b> held here June
12 to 17 inclusive, according to Ken­
neth L. Cooper, manager of the
United State* veteran** Portland
bu^-au. Thia amount, if aecured.will
he*» auell the «late** insurance total,
the goal to be striven for being *2,-
000.000, he a late, I. The campaign is
limited to the Pacific northwest di»-
tri. t of the veteran*' bureau ami it
ia expected that more than *6,000,000
in war rl»k insurance will be rein-
«fated or converted by veteran*
during the week beginning June 12.
American Legion post* throughout
the entire dmtiict are planning to co­
operate actively in making the drive
a «ueeeas. Norman W. Engie of 8e-
attle, northwest representative of the
natimal organisation of the legion,
ha - -»»nt communication* to many of
th» {»»is uring them to form drive
committee* to help carry on the cam­
paign. Ke stated that service men
of Lenta may make application for
the government insurance, either
through the local post ami the state
department of the legion, or the
United State* veterans’ bureau in
Pritland, Or.
Lent* in Rose Exhibit
hi order to stimulate interest in
hi e growing of roses the district
exhibits arc being revived this year.
Thi'«e districts are designated and
kn>xn by the name of the branch
library from which the exhibit as
Ail exhibit* shall consist of a box
showing IK separate, named, varie
tie* of roses; two vases, each con­
taining not less than three roses, and
a in-kct containing 25 or more rose*.
Th • Rose society will furnish the
bores, vase* and baskets.
The ients committee consists of
Mr- Inez Richardson, 5817 Eighty-
e gkth street; Mrs. H. C. House, Fifty-
third avenue; Mrs. Ruth Pierce, Ixmts
Will all th<«e wishing to help
Lents win the silver trophy offered
bv the Oregonian please phone the
library, or bring their choice blooms
to the library
June 19?
Find Lents Busines» Good
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Smith and baby
d.i' hter, who came to I^nts recent­
ly from Bellingham, Wash., and
opened a cleaning and dyeing parlor
at 9224 Woodstock avenue, find l*»nt’s
business good.
Overheard in Lent's Shop
Foreman- Did you see the picture
“Sitter»,” at the Rivoli? It was one
of the best I’ve ever seen.
Journeyman—Did the picture story
correspond to the serial story as run
In The Herald?
have offered to work for the success
of the drive.
Application blank* for reinstate
ment of war insurance may he »ecu red
at any Igion post, Red Cross chapter,
or branch office of the veterans’
bureau in the three »tales, it was an­
nounced. The only requirements are
th»t the ex-service man undergo a
physicial examination to prove good
hculth and pay two months'premium*.
These examinations ar* given free by
government doctors. Disabled vet­
erans receiving federal compenxa-
lion are not barred from the insur­
ance privilege.
Mr. Fowlkes announced that insur­
ance checks should be made out to
the treasurer of the United State*
and sent to the Seattle district office
of the United States veterans' bureau.
Government insurance rate book*
have been furnished the local Red
Croas and ex-service men’s organi­
(Messrs. Dinneen and Neher of The
Herald think ao well of government
insurance they have not drop|M-d
theirs.—Editor’s note.)
The following new hook* were re­
ceived at the l^mt* library thi* week.
Boston Cooking School Cook Book:
(Boyd) Utile book of bungalows and
cottage*, (Grainger) Amateur radio,
(Hill) Cooking for two, Home build­
ers* plan book, (Lescarboura) Radio
for everybody. (Moley) lessons in
American citizenship, (O'Shea) Faults
of childhood and youth, Radiophone
receiving, (Sleeper) Design data for
radio transmitter* and receivers,
(Harrison) Wireless telephone con­
struction, (Rolfe) Interior decoration
for the smalt home, (Watte) House
of Remmon, (Rice) Adventuies of
Raphael Pumpelly, (Cohen) Midnight,
(Martin) Make your own hats,
(Fleuron) Kittens, (Calderon) Tahiti,
(Oppenheim) Great iiupeiwonativn,
New juvenile book* are- (mgiadelli
| Hall) Log Cabin Davs, (Williston)
Plover, Peter Pan Picture Book. •
(Eaton) Peanut Cub Reporter.
There was an enthusiastic meeting
of the district rose committees at the
central library last Tuesday morning.
Arlcta was represented by her entire
committee. Walter Haynes spoke
about the revival of the district dis­
plays. Queen Harriet and her at­
tendant* were greeted with enthu­
siasm when they appeared at the
meeting for a few momenta. Mr.
Curry gave a moat practical talk on
preparing rose* for exhibition. He
also related some very interesting
fact* about rose growers and famous
new roses. Many questions were
asked bv the different members of
the committee.
B< sure to let the Arleta library
know about your roses. We want the
first prjze.
The following new books were re­
ceived at Arleta thia week:
“ Wireless Telephone Construction”
"The Clean Heart” (Hutchinson).
"Biology and It* Makers” (Ixrcy).
"Interior Decoration for the Small
Home” (Rolfe).
"Design Data for Radio Trans­
mitters and Receivers” (Sleeper).
“Radio Hook-Ups” (Sleeper).
“Vacation Religious Day School”
Messenger Boy Run (Her hy Auto
Edward Waterhouse, messenger
boy. 6732 Forty-second avenue, suf­
fered laceration* of the legs June
10, when he was struck from a bicycle
he was riding at Fifth and Glisan
streets by an automobile driven hy
William W. Beebe, 670 East Seventy­
fourth street North. The boy fell in
front of another machine driven by
Matt Johnson, 243 Holladay avenue.
The front wheels passed over the
fallen boy1* legs. Beebe was arrested
on n charge of falling to give right
of way, but was released on his own
recognisance. Johnson was held In
no way responsible for the accident.
Mi<r* Gallaway Entertains.
Miss Gladys Gallaway of Seventy-
third avenue had a farewell party at
her home recently. The seventh and
Why cannot a deaf man ho legally
eighth grade* w’ere invited and 25 convicted? Because it is unlawful to
w x> present. Refreshments were convict a man without a hearing.
served. The party lasted from 8 until
What is it that has only a nose left
11 30 o'clock.
when one eye is put out ? Noise.
“They say money talks. How doc»
Young Husband (to wife)—Didn't
1 wire you not to bring .your mother it talk?” “I suppose, for one thing, it
talks cents.”
with vou ?
Whit is the difference between a
Young Wife—That’s what she wants
to »ce you about. She read the tele- hungr- man and a glutton? One longs
to eat and the other cats too tong.
gr »m
The John Toews place at 5111
Eighty-eighth street was sold last
week to Dr. E. 0. Parker of Pendle­
ton. Hi* father, P. C. Parker of
Portland will occupy the premises.
A daughter waa born to Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence V. Scott, June 8.
Mia. Joe Teeney presented Mr.
Teeney, of 4615 Sixty-sixth street,
with a daughter, ,May 31.
Clara Jane Burley, 68, of 430«
Fifty-seventh avenue, died June 9 of
Robert Rugland ia building a *2500
house at 6030 Thirty-sixth avenue.
Mia* Emily Le Fevre, 9402 Fifty­
seventh avenue, a saleswoman in the
bakery department of Meier 4 Frank
Co., aays she enjoys meeting people
who know her well in her working
uniform, when she is in street cos­
tume. Oftentimes these people will
not recognixe her a» the same person.
Manager Butterfield, of the Lent*
Twentieth Century »tore, states that
business is increasing constantly. He
ha* some interesting figures on
growth at his tongue’s end, but say*
he is not permitted to give exact
figure*. Mr. Butterfield attributes the
growth of the Twentieth Century plan
to the saving* made by purchases in
large quantities, the “cash and carry’’
system, eliminating costs of collec­
tion and bookkeeping, and the per­
sistent advertising campaign of the
Twentieth Century grocery store*.
Week in and week out the store* ad­
vertise in the newspapers of their
E. D. Boylan, foreman of the Bit­
tner Plug A Lumber company’s boring
mill was a recent lint’s visitor.
Mr*. Pearl Simmons is giving esrd
reading at her home,, 6009 Eightv-
•ixth street Southeast, after 10 A. M.,
or by appointment. Phone 624-66.28 !R.
Mrs. M. L. Reed, of 10018 Fifty­
fourth avenue, gave a birthday party,
June 7, in honor of Miss Stella
Easton's 17th anniversary.
Easton is the daughter of Everett E.
Easton, who recently purchased the
Abbot home at 100th street and Fifty­
fourth avenue. Dainty refreshments
were served at 11 o’clock, and music
and games were the order olxserved.
Oscar A. Easton, who ha* been a
resident of Seattle for 30-odd years,
rccenty came here to visit his elder
brother. E. E. Easton. He intends to
make his home with his brother.
Fifty-fifth avenue is beginning to
look more like a city street instead of
a country road full of chuckholes.
May the good work go on and branch
out. There are other street* just a*
bad if not worse,
The tougher element among the
boys of this vicinity have suddenly
quieted down and are quite manly and
dignified. A very gratifying result.
We wonder if they have just observed
that a United States deputy sheriff
has settled in our midst to stay right
around and be a handy man if needed.
There is not much sickness in this
part at present. A few isolated cases,
but everybody seems to work their
hardest to grow a fine garden, hence
a let of tired women, with rough
hands, and tanned so badly that the
worst kind of powder (face) will
hide neither tan nor blisters, but
won't they have a lot of good things
to eat, and talk about.
Mr. Tobin is getting along wonder­
fully well with his large residence
which he and his sons are building,
They only work at odd times on it,
as their time ia mostly occupied with
other work.
Zimmerman-Kuntz—Lee Carl Zim­
merman. 22, 4417 Sixty-fifth street,
and Elsie M. E. Kuntx, 21, 5118 Sixty­
seventh street.
Isham-Wiles—Robert E. Isham, 21,
6801 Sixty-third avenue, and Esina M.
Wiles, 20, 688"East Ninth steret.
Swanson-Nordstrom—Fred Swan­
son. 35, 4930 Sixty-first street, and
Ellen C. Nordstrom, 32, 4930 Sixty-
first street.
Stone-Seybold—Russell B. Stone,
legal, 4214 Sixty-seventh street, and
Francis Seybold, legal, 1508 East
Glisan stret.
Ole Nuubson, died at his late resi­
dence, 5404 Fifty-eighth avenue, June
10. He i* survived by his widow,
Mary Ann Nuubson and five children,
Mrs. F. O Windblade of Milwaukee.
Wis.; Norman and Johan Nuubson of
Portland; Troy Nuubson of Washing­
ton. D. C., and George Nuubson of
Jeffersonville, Ind. Funeral services
were held at the Portland crema­
torium June 13.
Taura Dittmer died at her late resi­
dence, 8903 Seventy-third avenue,
June 12, of lobar pneumonia. She was
5.3 years of age.
VOL. XX, No 24
Cora Lyndon had gone away from
The graduation class went on a pic­
to spend several days with a
nic to Oak Grove Thursday.
Mrs. Abscher, teacher of room 1”, cousin in another town. The day!
is back from her absence of a week aflej; Cora went away her mother,
went into Cora’s room to put it to
on account of illness.
rights, Cora having left it in the'
Gurdon Ogsbury, president of the degree of disorder in which she
poultry club, left for Oregon Agri­ usually left her room. Her daugh­
cultural college Munday and will be ter's disorderly habits were a source
gone for two weeks. Gurdon de­ of a good deal of concern to her
ceived a free trip on account of taking mother. Something else in Cor*’*
first pi.ze at the Salem fair last year. tendencies troubled Mrs. Lyndon.
Rovella Johnson, room 19, was in­ What it was found expression when
jured slightly Tuesday by being ac- I she took from a little table in a cor­
cidentaily hit in the face with a bat, ner of the room a partly completed
which rendered her unconscioua for bit of embroidery in a heap. Mrs.
several minutes. Rpveils ha* fully Lyndon gave a little sigh as she
recovered and returned to school this picked up the hoop, and her men till
comment was:
B. A. Thaxter, principal, left Thurs­
“It is about six months since Cora
day morning for an extended trip began this with all of the excited
through the east. He will go direct to enthusiasm with which she begins
New Haven, Conn., where he will take everything, and she has not touched
part in a reunion of his class—Yale it for weeks,” she thought, “and
'98. From there he will go to New here is the half-finished vase she
York for a week where he wilt visit was going to paint when she took
with relatives and friends. He will up lessons in china painting. And
then attend the N. E. A. at Boston. there is the sweater she began to
After that he will go to Machias, Ma., knit for herself weeks ago and it is
to visit with his father, after which not half done. She has not even
he will go to Montreal, thence up the finished the hat she began to trim
St. Lawrence to Detroit and through for herself two weeks ago. And just
the Great Lake* by boat, and back before she went away she was full
across the continent by the Canadian of a new plan for joining a class in
National to Vancouver, B. C. Mr. the study of Spanish. I doubt if she
Thaxter goes to the N. E. A. as rep­ will go to the class more than three
resentative for the Principals associa­ or four times if she joins it. Some­
tion of Portland. He will be gone thing must be done or hers will be
a life of unfinished beginning* and 1
about six weeks.
Mrs. Absher's room made posters that kind of a life is always a ’
Wednesday morning, concerning the failure.”
Cora arrived at home one evening |
school election. They are to be put
and the next morning her moher
in windows of the homes.
Each room received a gold star for went up to h«r room with something
obeying health rules and helping to in her hand. It was the long un­
get rid of the smallpox. The school finished sweater.
"Cora,” said Mrs. Lyndon, “would
nurse, Mrs. Albro, presented the star«
cause I haven’t danced lately. But I
you be willing to do something to
to the classes.
live well and have a good reputation.
All your life I have
The 8B class was delighted to re­ please me?
I never let men lounge around in my
ceive the news that everyone would tried to do things to please you. I
stow. If any of them stay too long
Now I want you to do something
I jist say, “Gentlemen, business is
Following is a list of those who that will please me very much. Will
business, but I can’t have you loafing
will receive diplomas on Friday: you?”
in here. I am running this store all
“Why, of course I will, mother,”,
Glenn Blair, Ronald (.'impbell, Will­
alem*. and I can’t have folks'talking
iam Geise, Charles (fairness, Fred said Cora, who was at heart an af­
nbont me.”
Hollenbeck. Richard Hubler, Clyde fectionate girl and glad to please.
“Then finish this sweater before
Huntington, Edgar Lane, William
I arsen. Elmer Lee, Lowry McKeown, you try to do anything else.”
“Why, mother, what difference does I
William McCrary, Luther Pennoyer,
(From the Oregon Veter.)
Lee Reed. Sebastian Roth, Edward it make, to you whether I finish the
C. Newill, present chairman of
Railton, Roy Schreiber, Emil Soren­ bothersome sweater or not? I was
the Portland board of education, will
son, George Trenary, Richard Trust, making it for myself.”
have as an opponent F. S. Pickering,
"That does not alter the fact that
l-eonard Thielke, Gladys Allen, Clara
a retail groceryman. Mr. Pickering
Arnett, Marie Beissel, Nona Cook, you ought to finish it You have
is undoubtedly the candidate of the
Katie Goetz, Gurii Gustaffson, Mar­ put more than *2 worth of yarn into ■
Ku Klnx Klan or F. 0. P. S., which­
jory Harrington. Aleen Henry, Anita it and that will be a waste if the
ever organization has the ascendency
Henry, Emma Justice, Mabel Knox, sweater is not Finished. There are
Jessie Knox, Nancy Kinnel. Helen half a dozen other unfinished things Mrs. Adah L. Conine makes “go" oi within the other. While he parries
the direct question as to his affilia­
Marshall, Florence Mary Plummer, in this room that represent a waste
grocery in Lents district
tion with the klan with the retort
Eva Smoke, Milda Sundquist, Elnora of time and money if they are ;cft
Having had experience with three that “it is a personal question,” Mr.
Wilkinson, Beryl Williams, Delphine unfinished, ar.d, worse than anything
else, they mean the fixing of a habit husbands, Mrs. Adah L. Conine, near­ Pickering is emphatic in his “Ameri­
There was a large attendance at —not finishing what you begin. If it ly 70 years old, believes that single canism," hi* approval of the anti-
both the afternoon and evening ex­ is allowed it will grow with your blessedness with one’s own business parochial school initiative bill to be
hibitions of the children’s school work years. Now complete everything that to manage, beats the marital exist­ submitted to the people in November,
on Monday. The parents seemed to you have left unfinished, and any ence. Mrs. Conine is one of the old­ and in his belief that all children
be greatly interested. We feel sure ( thing you begin in the future finish est storekeepers in Portland. Sho should be compelled to attend the
is manager, clerk, cashier, book­ first eight grades of public gram
the Lents vote will go solidly for the before you begin anything else.”
Cora gave a littl» laugh and said:, keeper, janitor, housekeeper and mar schools. . .
tax and bonds, so that the children
“Well, mother, give me the sweater. chicken grower at 9956 Fifty-fifth
A Protestant, a very active Mason
will not be denied the valuable train­
ing in special work which they are Not a thing will I touch until it is avenue. And in spite of her years Mr. Pickering has had very little edu­
finished. Hl start out on a new she is extremely active, working from cation. Slow and deliberate of speech,
now getting.
7 o’clock in the morning until nearly with no pretense of being other than
Seventh and eighth-grade pupils tack.”
a hard working business man, Mr.
“There is crying need of it, my** 10 o’clock at night.
gave a very creditable entertainment
“Rattle the knob" is the sign Mrs. Pickering fairly exudes an atmosphere
with lantern slides on Monday after­ dear,” said Mrs. Lyndon, “and I’ll
noon and evening.
Miss Michaels see to it that you keep your resolve Conine places on her store entrance, of earnest, stolid honesty, cautiously
in regard to no more unfinished while she is in her chicken yard. The and simply expressing his deep con­
supervised the work.
customer rattles, Mrs. Conine hurries victions.
Pastor Wil) Give Chalk Talk
to the front of the store and is at once
Rev. Henry White, pastor of Mil­ MINISTER DENOUNCES KU KLUX the gracious hostess.
The stranger in the neighborhood is
lard-Avenue Presbyterian church, will
give a chalk talk on Sunday evening Dr. Walters of Eugene Points Out at once curious to know how Mrs.' What is the oldest piece of furni­
Danger of Secret Society
Conine happens to be running a store. ture in the world? The multiplica­
at the regular 8 o’clock service. A
short song service will precede. In the
The Rev. Mr. Walters, pastor of Then she tells of her husband. The tion table.
morning the communion of the Lord's the Methodist church in Eugene, Or., conversation veers back to two other
What is the color of a grass plot
Supper will be celebrated.
devoted his sermon last Sunday to i husbands in the dim and misty past. covered with snow? Invisible green.
pointing out the dangers of the Ku ' “1 was married first when I was, What is the difference between a
When little Percival arrived at Klux Klan to the peace of the state. 16,” explains Mrs. Conine. “That was I light in a cave and a dance in an
school on the opening day. he carried People, he said, need not be surprised j entirely too young.”
inn? One is a taper in a cavern;
if the methods pursued by the klan
Number one was “no good,” and the other a caper in a’tavern.
he following note to the teacher:
her parents took her away. The next' What are the most unsociable
"Dear Teacher—Our sweet little led to bloodshed.
In dealing with the complaint of husband was “refined and genteel,” i things in the world?
Percival is a very delicate, nervous
Mile stones,
child, and If he is naughty—and he is some that Catholics maintain paro­ but he died of liquor. Mrs. Conine for you never see two together.
likely to be naughty at times—just chial schools for the religious educa­ then lived in San Francisco for a1
Why are clouds like eoachmen?
punish the boy next to him. and that tion of their children. Dr. Walters number of year», where she taught Because they hold the rains (reins).
asserted that it would be well if physcia) culture nnd dancing. To
will frighten him so he’ll be good.”
Why is a fisherman’s the moat
Hub—My dear, isn’t that dress a Protestants had the same care for this she attributes her present ability lucrative employment? It is all net
th» religious instruction *of their to work as she does. But the earth­ profit.
trifle extreme?
quake came and she lost what prop-' Why is the root of the tongue like
Wife—This dress, darling? Why, youth that Catholics manifest.
erty she had. Then she did various a dejected man? Because it is down
I put this on merely that you may be­
A child adopted from an orphan kinds of work until she met Vsnine. | in the mouth.
come accustomed to the one I am
tree in I' ■tlaffd.
Who had the first entrance into a
home was being ridiculed by the Houses were very
having made.
other children because he had no real and the one in which she was living theater? Joseph, when he got into
the pit for nothing.
“Aw, you haven’t got any real parents. The conversation went as was to be sold.
What tree has fire no effect upon?
father and mother.”
Wouldn’t Be a Housekeeper
“Maybe I haven’t, but the ones I
“I didn’t know where I was going Ashes, because when burned they
have love me as much as yours do
to live,” explain» Mrs. Conine, “until are ashes still.
Why is a person reading these
some friends told me about Conine.
“They do not. Ours are real par­
To Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Bush­ He has property iw*the east and wn« conundrums like a man condemned
man, 72.35 53d avenue. June 8, a son. just having a little venture out here. to undergo a military execution? Be­
“Well, mine love me more than
To Mr. and Mrs. Stanley William I met him at his store and he wanted cause he is pretty sure to be riddled
your« do you, ’cause mine picked me Voorhees. 3620 East 82d street, June a housekeeper. But I told him I to death.
What is the most awkward time
out of a hundred other babies and 9, a son.
wouldn’t be housekeeper for any man.
yours had to take what they got,” re­
To Mr. and Mrs. S. 0. Gribble, 331» So we were married and a week later for a train to start? 12:50, a» it’e
plied the adopted son.
went to Vancouver for a short visit.” ten to one if you catch it.
East 49th street. May 13, a son.
*T make a good living,” aavs Mrs.
To Mr. and Mrs. Sheely M. Hudson.
When a fellow buys his first ear 7023 59th avenue. May 19, a daughter. Conine, “but not so good as I did be­
Booze is officially dead, but it ia
he promptly repudiates all of the
fore the other store started. And I’m doing a lot of kicking »round in ita
harsh things he has said about motor­
getting a little stiff: I think it’s be- coffin.
2723 66th. May 27, a daughter.