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LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY,
Subucription, $1.50 the Year.
Miss Maude «aider, formerly of
Bevsnty-mnth street, visited Mr.
LOCAL HAPPENINGS 4418
and Mr«. W. A. I’retteo, 4530 Blxty-
AUGUST 4 1922
Christian Century Writer
Gives Views Of The K. K. K.
VOL. XX, No 81
OREGON NEWS NOTES
CLUB MEETS OF GENERAL INTEREST
seventh street, last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bauer and chil to New York Miss Htrinmetz was a
dren motored to Damascus Sunday, teacher In the Portland schools and
where Mrs. Bauer and chddreu founJ
was state president of Oregon Chris
apple», and Joo same other thing*.
tian endeavor. She is now serving as
At th* August meeting of Lents’ Principal Events of the Week
B Tabeil, MOI Foster Road, to
■ ..A -
a worker among young people of the
Men's club test night several
Briefly Sketched for Infor* ,
buildi»s a UtUo store al MU Foster
By Alva W. Taylor, la the Christies fore-shortening of reason, substitut
The Menace of the Klaa
visitors from the Mount Hood cut-off
Road, in which he will sell tobaccos,
mation of Our Readers.
ing one's emotional cmwepUuns of
Mr. and Mrs C. A. Hitchcock of
and other small articles.
I have recently bean in both Oregon road district were present and re
In the republican primaries in Ore what ia American for a rational pa and ths south and have talked with ported the progress that had been
Ilwry «earls is bock again at hia Jefferson, O., are visiting Mrs. J. T.
triotism. In other words, if a man
old task of sawing wood. Olaf Teadel, Rogere, 4606 Heveutieth street. TYisy gon recently the governor of ths state
many leaden in religious and social made with the Clackamas county au
In. Margaret R. Shields hts been
did not agree with yon he was not a
of highy-Cisth and Foster Road, ia
affair« about the klan. It waa origi thorities in reference to the location appointed postmaster at Bancroft.
visited Yosemite and Yellowstone
helping Mr. Beads this year.
nally a revival of the old post-war
by a state senator who based his cam thet» of “pro-German,” "bolshevik,”
George E. Hoyt moved Mr. and parks. Mr. Hitchcock waa formerly
Ku Klux of the ’60s in the south, but which would at one stroke give these
Strict enforcement of the Salem cur
lire. Bain Wunder Saturday U> the
its numbers in the north perhaps out
few law was announced by Verdan
fered with you, especially if tho dif
Bchrvoder Royhl Anne chicken farm
number those in the south. At the
Moffitt, chief of police.
on Eight y riie u nd attest south of Warren Chisholm, are planning to attitude toward the klan waa ap fering one were liberal in opinion, or reunion of th* old confederate vet other adjacent places to a market, and
Twenty-eight towns and 45 Epworth
make al trip to Yellowstone park plauded by most of the newspapers
erans in Richmond the other day ref to the Mount Hood loop road. From
favorite prejudices. War demands a
were represented at the first
George T. Parry, attorney and
erence to the old Ku Klux was greeted
Mr. Tussey chairman, these men annual Falls City Institute
Mr«. Irvin Heinrichs, Miss Ruth leaders in communitp morals, but hs hot patriotism, but peace can thrive with an uproar of rebel yella
justice of the pears of Milwaukie,
learned that Mount Scott was back of
The poutofftce department haa auth
was in Ionia Saturday for the Battin Heinrichs, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman, pulled through by only a small mar only in a patriotism whose light bum*
I found some excellent citizens de
them in their efforts to get this road orized an additional force of IS clerks
funeral. Other south Multnomah and S. M. and W. E. Whitman, Mr. and gin. There were other issues, but to illumine and not to injure.
Thia so-called "100 per cent Ameri fending its revival and among them and that pressure would be brought for the Portland postoffice.
Clackamas county people attending Mrs. H. Mis son, George Jennings and they seemed subordinate to that of
has violated tho moat funda a number of ministers in communi to bear upon Multnomah county com
The Richardson Gap cheese factory,
th« obsequies were Mike Gaffney nuJ
mental principles of genuine Ameri ties where they are organized. They missioner* to do their share towanfa located about six miles southeast at
at the Columbia elty Baptist young fight.
Scio, was destroyed by tire Monday.
In Texas the democratic senatorial canism in denying liberty of assembl all said, “I have seen what it does.” obtaining the road.
Mias Alice l«>f<-bre and Miss Cora people’s conference.
Further inquiry revealed that the klan
The matter of the city of Portland
Wounds suffered when a bull attack
Colurlc spent last week at Seaside
Mrs. Ward Swope took her class, primary contest similarly pivots age, freedom of speech, right of or
Mm. W. McVey and Mm. Howard the juniors of the Kern Park Chris around the klan. Senator Culberson ganization, and representation to any had cleared out whisky-runners and giving adequate police protection to ed and gored Frank Lsndolt. 40 years
McVey and twin daughtioa were tian church, on a picnic to Mount is being opposed by Representative group of legal citizenship, and in other immoral characters and it Lento was discussed. Lente business old. at his home near Mohler, prov
Henry, who stakes his campaign bold seeking to repress or restrict the free seemed Co me apparent that my par men are tiring of paying taxes to the ed fatal to him
Wedntsutey visitor» with Mrs. Ray Scott park last Friday.
son friends had not looked deeper j city and on top of this paying for a
upon ths klan isue. Senator Cul expression of public opinion.
Thus far this season 130 tons of
Bansberry, VMU .Sixtieth wv.-nue.
Word haa been received by Mrs. N.
W. M. Donaldson, watch repairer, E. Cham bless of Arleta from the J. berson declare» it should be destroyed, Orxaiuziag Oar Favorite Prejudices into its purpose and method than to private watchman to give them police loganberries have been
that whidh incidentWJy helped on protection.
through the Oregon Growers' associa
baa returned to Arleta after a two K. Gill Co. that the grammar and while Mr. Henry replies, "The Ku
Tho Ku Klux Klan seems to be their good work. I felt also that they
The auto camp committee reported tion from Canby.
years ahaence at 1105 Hawthorneave- music text books for the next school Kulx Klan must and shall survive in
sue. Ho haa a shop at «435 Foster year have been changed. The Mac Texas and throughout tho country," founded upon the favorite prejudices «hared to a considerable degree ths that the camp was so popular that
Owing to the drought, red spider
prejudices against aliens, Catholics some travelers were planning quite an
or some other cause the hops in the
F'addcn language series will replace and declares, "I am a natural born of the average American, and the not and negroes. So, too, it seemed to me I extensive stay at the park.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Douginas and the Alden language books now in use. klseiaman. They didn’t have to make small degree of genuine conviction
Mount Angel vicinity will not be over
that in about the ratio that those
It was decided that the regular half an average crop.
me one. I received great benefit when
Mr. and Mrs. loonie Douglas* of These books will soon be on sale.
prejudices were absent the klan was meeting night of the club would be
1 took fellowship in the Methodist
«event > second and F oster Road, have
Linn county farmers are beginning
The Baptist Young People’s union church. I received great benefit when these prejudices there may bo some condemned notwithstanding its action on the second Wednesday of each
been al Garibaldi. Calvin iJouglaaa
to cheer up as the harvest season
•tale summer conference Convening I went through the Masonic degrees. thing that gives fear to the provincial- on behalf of morals. Men in wider month, in the Lents Grange hall.
ia expm ted home thia week end.
progresses Yields of grain are prov
at Columbia City went into session These all made me a beter man. But minded. It is really an “ahti” move fields of religious action than the
Mr. Tusiey reported upon the action
Rev. G. M. Sniderhon has a nsw
last Friday, July 28. It is catimated when I read the creed of the klan a ment in which the great majority may local parish were of one mind in of the east and south Portland people ing better than expected.
Font touring car.
The 54th annual Oregon Baptist
be devoted to the flag and to law and strong condemnation of it. It is safe who are desirous of having another convention was held at Columbia city,
The Herald apologises to Ed. Me. that 5(X) young people are taking ad new religion came over me.”
vantage of the ten-day course consist
to say that men of wider knowledge, bridge acrosa the Willamette river at
Mahon, proprietor of the Flriand
The congressman goes on to defend order. Our “109 per cent American"
with more than 100 delegates in at
ing of Bible training, methrxis of con
larger sympathies, and more rational Beacon street Action will probably
bartwr shop for calling him anything
the kianamen as men “who believe in
tendance at the conference.
but the real Irish name he ia proud ducting B. Y. P. U. meetings and constitutional government, in obedi dangerous by the half-falsehood it patriotism are unanimously in opposi I be taken to have proper represents-
The Roseburg Country club has de
to bear, McMahon. The Herald called
ence to the laws of the country," and carries on its under-side, and doubly
upon the erection of a club
legislat re to see thst the bridge is
Mr*. 8. L. Barnett and son. Harry, says “the klan believes in Christian dangerous if the emotional content of aims and in its methods.
him MrMtutn and M><ku>n.
house oa the property recently acquir
Mrs. M. J. Callicotte, 8439 Foster
ity." Though “we do not come to the half-truth carries the half-falae-
ed a few miles north of the city.
Axel Kil iahl reported upon the plac
Road, to leaving thia weak on a buai- Arleta Baptist church attended the make war upon any religious organi liood into the war-like action of a in its method. Honest, courageous
Members of the Oregon supreme
Baptist church state convention al zation, we do claim tho right to ex crusader.
citizens of large mind will not hesi ing of new snto camp signs and upon
court doffed their official robes Tues
Mre. Hedge, mother of Marvin Columbia City last week.
Acting under the banner of “Ameri tate to take their stand on moral and the action of the residents of the day for their annual vacation. Tho
ercise our own liberty in the choice
Mr*. W. B. Newton of Albany visited of our religion and of our churches. canism" and “law and order” tho real civic issue* in the open, and they Pleasant View avenue district in the
Hedge and daughter of Alaska, have
court will resume its duties Septem
her son. Roy, at 5736 Forty-fourth If ths citizens of Texas and of this animus of the klan seems to be anti will act by and through the law as matter of a better road.
returned to Portland.
Mr. anl Mrs. John Donaldson and avenue, over the week end.
country will cling to the doctrines Catholic, anti-Jew, anti-negro, anti- such. In no organized society can
Herbert Hoover, heed of the depart
eon, Mr. and Mm. Fred Rathkey of
enunciated there, they will preserve alien and anti-radical. Tho honest
of commerce, baa telegraphed to
fttitetey. Ma. and Mrs. Ralph Stans, pulpit at the St Johns Congregational our homes and our country."
k Lans man tells you that it ia net that take the enforcing of the law into
Governor Olcott, suggeetlng a state
Mr. and Mrs. Gardner, Dr. and Mrs.
at all, but that it ia “pro-American”
organisation in Oregon tor the market
Why the KlanT
Nelson and daughter were Sunday absence of the pastor who is vacation
with a devotion that finds in these law is not organized or in a commu the library is quite busy. The cir ing of coal
An organization that numbers thou groups dangers to Americanism. He nity where lawlessness haa taken pos culation for July was 5012. Many
callers at Cosy Corner ranch, Mr. ing near Corvallis.
George Polund Putman. New York
Mr*. L. H. Fishbum of th* Kern sands doss not some into existence declares he has no objection to any session it may be pardonable for the are availing themselves of the privi
and Mrs. G. C. Hamilton, Gilbert Sta
will head a party of auth
Park Christian church took her Sun
one being a Catholic, but has a defi best element* to take vigilante action, lege of taking ten vacation books with ors and faurnallst* to the 1922 Round
G. C. Hamilton was in lxrnts
nite objetcion to Catholics acting as
up to be held at Pendleton September
school agv. on a picnic to Peninsula hundreds at a time and to enter poli such in political matters. So, too, ho in the average community.
due back October 1.
21, 22 and 23.
tical contests with such amazing re declares he is far justice for the
Becrecy, combined with the use of
Forty or 50 I-ent* people will enjoy park last Tuesday.
The Arista well baby clinic cele
The water In the Columbia river
The Arleta W. G T. U. ia planning sults unless a great number of citizens negro and the alien but that he in force, inevitably degenerates into law- brated its first birthday August 1.
a picnic of Wise Bros.’ department
haa reached the stage where fish
a special program for the Gresham
store alt Pudding river Bunday.
tends to see that they both keep their lessness itself. Tho old Ku Klux thus There were 293 babies enrolled dur
wheels in the gbrge can operate no
Many attended the funeral of fair. August 10. The topic of th* soundness of something for which it place. He runs with the law where degenerated until the hand of all law ing the year and four new appoint
more far the season
<>eorge H. Peterson, father of Fred
the law is not enforced and before it abiding folk was against it and law ments were made the first day of the
catch haa been large.
Peterson of Lents’ pharmacy, Wednes The chief speaker of the meeting, or imaginary, it is real to those whom where the law, moral, social or legal, iteslf drove it into oblivion. In the new year. The clinic meets every
Prisoners In the Lane county jail
day. Rev. Mr. Smith officiated. Mem which will be held in the forum tent, it enlists. If it is not real in its own is, to his mind, menaced. Thus the Missouri Ozarks you may see the bald Tuesday and Friday at 1 o’clock.
hereafter will be turned over to the
right the organization may be dan "bootlegger" is visited with the ter tops on mountains made historic by
bers of the Oddfellows, Reuben Wil will be B. F. Mulkey.
Summer is especially trying for the
Aaa Eastbum of Albany visited his gerous through its very devotion to a rors of a night-ride, the loose char the meetings of the ’"bald-t^obben” baby so don’t forget your particular county roadmaster for work on the
son post of the Grand Army of the
public roads and other county proj
Republic and ladies of the G. A. II.
acter of either sex warned to de in days when there was no law and day.
ects, the county court has decided.
tortion of devotion or a conviction camp wih perhaps a warning applied every man did that which was right
fourth avenue, over the week end.
participated in the sendees.
Miss Mary Henthorne, librarian, is
Fat cattle are scarce in Umatilla
Rev. H. A. White writes from 520
that sticks to the skin, the Japanese in his own eyes. There the men of on her August vacation. She expects
Arizona avenue, Santa Monica. (Ml., in the Eugene public school, ia visit lence to good aims through it* very in California carted out of the com peace organized to rid the community to have a fine two week s’ trip with the County due to the late spring and the
to the effect that he is thoroughly ing at the home of her uncle, J. J, misinterpretation.
munity with all his belongings, the of thieves, moonshiners and murder Mazamas up the Mackenzie river and lack of good early range feed. Ship
ments which generally are inovtng
Handsaker, after returning from a
enjoying hia vacation.
The klan seems to lie i>orn of a negro cabin terrorized by an appari ers. Then you will also see the trees into the mountains.
fast at thia time are still very few.
Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Wai rod enjoy vacation trip throught Canada, the post-war reaction, It is part and tion of white-clad ghosts, and a great where later “bald-knobbers” were
Mias Francis Elli3 expects to be
Members of the 483d company, coast
their little home at 8632 Fifty-aixth middle west and Yellowstone park.
panel of that hyper-Americanism that host prepared far the ballot box hanged for the crimes they committed gone all of August. Miss Rice is
artillery corps of the Oregon national
Mrs. J. N. Mulkey and daughter, called itself “100 per cent American” against Romanist, radical, or enemy through the secrecy of the vigilantes
avenue. They have some corn eight
back from her vacation at Rockaway
guard of Albany, have received drill
Deverly of Ocean Fulls, B. G, arc while it denied the very fandamentate of the klan, and perhaps for the carried beyond all original purpose.
feet high in their garden.
beach. She reports a fine time and
pay covering the first six months of
Mr. and Mrs. Kies of Deardoff
of genuine Americanism. It was a officer of the law who winked at duty Law abiding men can help the law ideal weather.
this year amounting to nearly $2000.
•road have had a modern bathroom Eighty-third street.
sort of short-circuited patriotism that in matters of well established com-I in lawful ways. All other ways are
There will be a special story hour
Mr*. E. O. Shepard, state president burst into flame through an emotional ■iunity morals.
Orchardista of Marton and Polk
__ I only a menace.
added to their residence.
at 2 o’clock Saturday, August 12, at
counties have declared war on rab
The Happy Valley forest fire de of ths Women's Missionary society
the library instead of at the Mount
bits and probably will ask the coun
stroyed much timber and cordwood of the United Brethren church, made SHALL WE ULSTERIZE THE
LENTS PIONEER BURIED
Scott playground. Miss Rice of the
a trip to Coos county last week where
ty courts of the two counties for
SEEKS AN INJUNCTION
before being controlled.
library will tell the stories. She is
financial assistance in exterminating
AGAINST KU KLUX KLAN
Bernie Broat ia painting his Dear she addressed the missionary society
W. J. Campbell, who was buried at
of three churches.
doff road home.
The repudiation of the Ku Klux
Little Rock, July 28.—(Special.)— don’t forget the other stories at the
W. C. Driver will preach both mom- Klan by 25 grand masters of Free- View, Wash., Monday, was one of the
George Howard, who waa in the
Mrs. Ora D. Fleming has leased her
Action to prevent officers and mem playground every Saturday at 1
home on Deardbff road. She and her ity and evening at the Arleta Baptist masonry in the United States is very pioneers of Lenta, where he settled in bers of the Ku Klux Klan from par o’clock. Miss Byers is the story state penitentiary at Salem awaiting
execution for the murder of George
daughter, Helen, am visiting Mrs. church in the absence of the pastor, significant, in that it puts an end to 1865, and lived until about 1900. He ticipating, as an organization, in the teller.
Rev. Owen T. Day. Mr. Day left the attempt of the klan to identify came from Iowa with his wife, Julia,
Sweeney. In Malheur county was re
Fleming's sister at Klamath Falla.
turned to the latter county for resen
John Broat of Deardoff road re Wednesday for Sunnyside, Wash., itself with a great fraternal order. a sister of Mrs. Caroline Battin of in Pulaski county has been begun by library are:
turned July 24 from Tillamook where where he joined his wife who is spend Freemasonry is a beautiful and be Harmony, whose son was buried here G G Hughes, candidate for sheriff
ha visited hia sister. Two other sis ing the summer with her parents. He nign influence in our national life, last week. The eight children of Mr. and collector, who alleges that he be Vechten).
The silveraldes are patting in an ap
ters, from the east, ware in Tillamook intends to stay two weks.
pearance at Astoria this year much
humane, rich in philanthropy, founded and Mrs. Campbell were born here and came a member of the organisation
Miss Velma Shepard visited friends on spiritual faith and moral principle, attended the I^nts school, which he
at the time. Mr. Broat had not seen
under the belief that it waa not a poli the story of the conference (Mark earlier than usual. Trailers operating
his two siatars from the east for 18 in Hopewell, Or., over the week esid.
outside the Columbia river are making
and in no wise to be confused with helped organize, in connection with O. tical organization, nor opposed to any Sullivan).
Mrs. A. W. Knoyer, formerly Miss owlish orders that work in the dark P. I^nt, for whom the town was
good catches, some beats getting as
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Manz and baby Regina Ernie of Linnton, Is visiting in defiance of law. It is an roder that named, and Jacob Johnson, from whose enforcement body.
as half a ton.
by the author of “Abraham Lincoln”—
daughter and Mr. and Mrs. John Man* her sister, Mrs. J. H. Morse, 5616 work in the dark in defiance of law. family Johnson Creek takes its name.
The Oregon Growers' Co-operative
and son, Willie; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Forty-fourth avenue.
It is an order of picked men, obligated They formed the first school board and suit to enjoin the organization, Hughes
“Story of Drugs" (Henry C. Fuller), association, with headquarter* in Sa
Mra. J. H. Ludwig and children to chastity and charity, and sworn to acted in that capacity for many years.
Mirwald and four children made up a
popular and non-technical on the lem, handled approximately $2,000/-
happy party to Cannon Beach oq « apent a week in the country near make righteousness and good-will pre Mr. Campbell organised the first plate immediately mailing to each origin, preparation and commercial 000 worth of fruit during the last
recent week end. Mias Emma Young Oregon City.
vail. The Ku Klux Klan,, if it has grange in Oregon and also Evening member of their organisation a importance of drugs.
year, according to a report made pub
The public is invited to witness the its way, will Ulsterise America, mak Star grange at Lents. He was a
of Sellwood accompanied the party.
lic by the assoctotioa.
Martin Manz, son of John Manz, volley ball games played esrh night ing our cities scenes of tragedies such United Brethren minister and superin of various candidates before the com Glasgow), a novel with a bit of mys
At a mass meeting of cdtisens of LA
•pent the paet two weeks with his
as terrify Relfsst. It behooves right-
Grande and Union county a resolution
Leonard Harnett is lenving for thinking men of all race« and religions which met for many years in the old
grandparents at Rickreall.
among other« it will contain the
“Batik and Other Pattern Dyeing” was adopted placing the section repre
J. A. Teeny haa purchased a home Weston, Or., where he intends to to bestir themselves, lest rancor, run schoolhouse. His wife died some eight names of certain candidates for the (Baker), history and process of this sented squarely behind the proposed
spend the rent of the summer, Hia ning rife, end in a saturnalia of blood- years ago and three of his children
at 4310 Sixty-fifth street.
merger of the Union Pacific and Cen
democratic nomination for sheriff and art, illustrated in colors.
Mm. J. Hansen is visiting in San brother. Gordon, haa just returned red intolerance. Those who fan such have passed away, but he remained collector, including the name of said
tral Pacific railroads.
passions are playing with fire, for
Doubting of the acreage of potatoes
plaintiff; that the persons to whom Radio News are now avaidable at the
Mr. and Mra. W. 0. Swift left Tu**- getting the Lilliputians may kindle a years of age. He wsa well known to
H. R. Stone has rented the house
which grower* seek to have certified
this ballot will be mailed b» asked to library.
at 8935 Forty-fifth avenue from J. J.
conflagration which even a Gulliver
for seed purposes Is reported by Fred
vote for one name upon the ticket
Mr. and Mra. J. J. Handsaker and cannot extinguish. Though boasting land. I. F. Coffman, called "mayor"
and scratch the others, and that the tion in such procedure would amount Benflion. Ums tills ewinty agent The
On Monday evening a reception in daughter, Elatn*, and Hieona New of its "Americanism," a more un- by many, was hia nephew
one receiving the greatest number of to a violation of hia pledge taken as certified acreage last year was 21$.
honor of the return of Miss Faye ton made a trip to Independence laat American organisation than the Ku
votee will be determined the candidate a démocratie primary candidate which This year it will bo about 500.
Steinmetz from New York will be held Friday where they visited relative*.
Klux Klan has never been concocted.—
of the organization land that the declares that "I am not now and will
Owing to the dry spring that pr*
at her home, 1520 Taylor street. The
The Christian Century.
others will be requested to retire from not become the candidate of any vailed along ths Oregon oooat thin
reception will be in the form of a Mrs. W. I* Ormandy, who have been
the contest, and that it is calculated faction, independent or otherwise, year, the hay erap to enesually light
lawn social and will consist of music, suffering from the whooping cough,
It is estimated that about $8,000,000
that the result of said ballot, when either privately or publicly suggested, for Tillamook county, although there
readings by Miss Emma Walton, are nearly recovered.
is inrested in fox farming in the
returned, will be announced."
other than the regular democratic is a fairly good crap of oat hay which
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games and refreehmenta. Before going
United States alone.
Hughes declares that hie participa- nominee."
will relieve the feed question some.