Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Mt. Scott herald. (Lents, Multnomah Co., Or.) 1914-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 10, 1922)
Mt. brilli Hrrulii
School Bill Carries
By 14,000 Majority
Head of Scottish Rite Masons Charged
With Misuse ot Authority
A. F. Flegel, well-known Portland
lawyer and leading Methodist layman,
was a zealous opponent of the school
measure throughout the campaign. In
the course of an addreaa delivered a
few days ago he charged P. 8. Mal
colm, inspector-general in Oregon of
the Scottish Rite Masons, with threa
tening him with the penalties of the
order for his attitude on the bill. Mr.
“It were sufficient cause for me
to be here if 1 can save that ancient
and honorable order, of which I am
a member, from internal disorder and
disruption by directing its attention
to the muzzle it would put on when
it submitted to the intolerant deapot-
Ism of 1*. 8. Malcolm, inspector-gen
era) in Oregon of the honorable body,
the A. and A. S. Rite. Recently he
called me on the telephone and asked
If it were true that 1 had spoken
against the school bill at St. Johns,
snd 1 said 'yes.' He then naked if 1
knew the supreme council was back
of the bill, and I refilled I did not,
but it would make no difference to
me. He replied he would report me
to the supreme council, and I told him
to report and be d------.
"1 on met on every hand by Ma
sons who go out of their way to
approve my course in this matter. As
illustrating the extent to which ill
will and hatred are stirred up. Wash
ington lodge in Portland, in its official
bulletin, is opposing the election of
an honorable Mason to an important
office and advocating the election of
his opponent who has been refused
admission into the order.
"I am opposed to this because I
am opposed to despotism, benevolent
or otherwise. 1 am opposed to in
visible government; I am opposed to
the ku klux klan and I am opposed
to any order which adopts, approves
or practises their methods or prin
"I oppose the bill because I be
lieve in a Christian civilization and
a Christian church, and that a Chris
tian civilization cannot exist without
a Christian church. I oppose the bill
for the reason that if this bill is a
lawful exercise of power, then It is
logical and reasonable that the pro
. _ to the c.nd
all education should be in stat*
schools, and thus our educational sys
tem free from all semblance of Cath
olicism. This is further illustrated
by the fact that the Protestant church
receives 90 per cent of it»« leaders
from Protestant schools, while the
Catholic church receives 100 tier cent
of its leaders from its schools. I
warn my Protestant friends who
would punish the church of Rome by
lighting this fuse, that at the other
end is a charge of T. N. T. which
will destroy Christian civilization.**
Tho compulsory public school bill
has boon carried by a majority ot ap
proximately 14,000 votes. Western
Oregon counties have given substantial
majorities for tho measure while
Eastern Oregon counties In general
gave an adverse vole. Where the Ku
Klus Klan has bwn well organised
the measure received a favorable
vote. The largest majority was In
the city of Portland.
Pierce Chosen Governor
Walter Pierce, democrat, has de
feat ml Governor Olcott by a majority
of 30 000,
Tho democratic drift
throughout the country Is reflected
In the Oregon result though. In addi
tion. Pierce had the endorsement of
the Ku Klux Klan and tn general of
the forces which carried the school
bill. Ellon Watkins, democrat, has
defeated Congressman McArthur; here
also the democratic candidate waa
aldml by the general democratic sentl
ment of the country and tho Ku Klux
endorsement In explaining the *■*•••
spread sucrose of democratic candl
dates in normally republican con»tit-
ueuclee observers place the Daugherty
railroad labor Injunction In tho fore-
front of causea
In the second congressional district
N J. Hlnnott retains his seal by a eub-
Ou account ot his
being a Catholic. Mr Hl an. St was op
posed by the Ku Klux forces but his
commanding position In the house of
representatives where be Is chairman
of tho public lands committee won him .
In the city of Portland the Ku Klux
Interests felled to rapture the com-
mlsslonerahlps. partly, no doubt, be
cause of a disagreement with the fed
eratlon of patriotic societies (Orange
lodges I The circuit court judges re
tain their seats except Judge Will
iam N. Gatetts, sole democrat on the
local bench. In the state office* aside
from the governorship the regular
republican nominees defeated the in
dependents who had klan endorse-
'"it Is the prevailing opinion that the
friends of private schools will take
step» ns soon as practicable to teat
the constitutionality of the school
measure Churches whose schools are
affected are anxious to have the >iuoe
Hon decided because ths Issue wlH be
raised In other states and a series of
campaigns will prove very coatly It
Is felt that the courts will protect
private and parental rights and cut
ah<>rt what appears to be a nation wide
drive on private education.
S4YS MALCOLM USED THREATS
Headquarters Opened in < hamber of
Dr E O. Sisson, the newly appointed
director ot the activities of the Port
land Americanization Council, has
opened headquarter« at 335 Chamber
of Commerce building anti haa em
ployed as field aecrelary. Miss Cathrlne
A Bradshaw, and aa office secretary,
A. H. Robertson.
and Intensive pro
gram ot practical American last ton
lad ng worked out by Dr.
Sisson, the first thing being an effort
to stimulate attendance ot the non-
English speaking people at the tree
public night schools. Placards in all
languages have been requested fr<»m
Washington and others, indicating
where such truining Is ottered, are
being printed here
These will be
hung In consplclous places and will
be followed up by a survey of all non
English speaking people of the city,
particularly candidates for citizenship
papers, allene who are not candidates
and naturalized citizens who cannot
read or write English.
Dedication of Roosevelt Statue Will
The dedication of the Proctor
equestrian statue of Theodore Roose
velt will be the chief feature of the
armistice day exercise» in Portland
thia year. The statue is the gift to
the city of Dr. H. W. Coe, long-time
friend of the late Colonel Roosevelt,
and is the work of A. l'himister Proc
tor whose striking figure of tho
Pioneer at the University of Oregon
is well known.
Dinner at Evangelical Church
An Oregon products dinner will be
given in the Evangelical church Fri
day evening, November 10, by the
Ix'nta Methodist Episcopal church.
Mrs. Eleanor Reddington, B. S., who
has been giving a home economics
course at the Methodist Episcopal
church all this week, is in charge.
She uses an electric stove of the
Portland Railway, Light & Power
company's and the ham for the dinner
haa been donated by Frye & Co. Ore
gon products will bo used through
WOODMERE CIRCLE MEETING out. The charge for tickets, procur
able at the door, will be used for the
The November meeting of Wood- benefit of the Lents Methodist Epis
mere Parent-Teacher circle is to be copal church.
held next Tuesday evening, November
To Give Free Musical
14 at the school auditorium. Much
The Lents Parent-Teacher associa
business of interest to the parents
of the district and patrons of the tion will give a free musical program
school will come before the meeting at the Lenta school auditorium Fri
for discussion and determination, and day evening, November 10, at 8
a full report is to be made covering o’clock. Following is the program:
the details snd results of ths Hallo Community sing, W. H. Boyer, leader;
ween ball given two weeks sgo. The instrumental solo, Richard Hess;
sffair proved to be the most suc violin duet, "Luella Strech,” Catharine
cessful of any event sponsored by Pridesux, Mrs. Strech, accompanist;
the circle, both in point of attend vocal solos Mrs. Cl E. Goetz, Miss
ance and in the financial resulta ob Edith Turner, accompanist; banjo
solo, Miss Alice Allison; piano solo,
The membership campaign of the Mrs. Miles; vocal solo, Mias Moffet;
circle has been going steadily forward, piano solo, Rouen Faith; vocal solo,
there being at present a total en Mr. Walker; selection, Franklin Male
rollment of approximately 300 mem quartet; vocal solo, Mrs. Johan L.
bers. The fathers form a large per Halldorson; vocal solo« Hugh Walton.,
centage of the membenrhip and it is
to afford these members an oppor
tunity to participate actively in the
work of the circle that the plan of
holding an evening meeting in alter
nate months was adopted. A large
attendance Tuesday evening is anti
cipated, an interesting entertainment
program being a feature of the meet
» r <
The Minot (N. D.) Elkdom recent
ly miblished the following:
"Maybe George Washington didn't
and maybe he did, but there are cer
tain things that all men lie about
without exception. For example:
“Speed of their car.
“The length of a fish they caught
or almost caught.
"The population of their towns.
"The time they have been waiting
for a telephone number.”
li' nal Stock Show. He reports a fine
showing of animals, both foreign and
domestic breeds. Mr. Osborn is of
good authority in this line, having
raised and handled some of the finest
rabbits in the country.
The special quartet of the boys'
glee club of Franklin high school sang
for the Eastern Star grange last
week. They also sang for some of
the programs given at the health
A. Caples and daughter of Columbia
City were visitors at the home of w
II. Lake last Sunday.
Mrs. H. H. Jonah is president of
tlie Parent-Teacher association Of
Joseph Kellog school, during the
absence of Mrs. Croffman, who is
visiting in New York city.
The harvest home reception given
at the United Brethren church on
Sixty-seventh »treat and Thirty-sec
ond avenue was a big success. A
splendid dinner, a neighborly crowd,
good musical numbers and a few sea
sonable toasts were in evidence.
Wednesday evenfog the church is
ready for the father and son banquet.
All father and sons welcome. There
will be a program. William S. Halej
former superintendent of the Boys’
Industrial school at Salem, will speak.
The ladies' aid of Laurelwod Con
gregational church served a very
taaty dinner at Luckey cottage on
election day, serving the election
boards of three precincts.
Mrs. W. L. Ormandy of 5426 Forty-
second avenue is suffering from an
alMceas on her side.
A neighborhood rally was held at
the Millard - Avenue Presbyterian
church Tuioday evening. A cafeteria
The Italian fascist! who have taken
supper was served and election re
over the government of the country
turns were received by radio.
are anti-socialist and strongly im
Miss Ixicille Diffenderfer of Reed
perialistic in their politics. One cf
college was the guest of Miss I-oia
their notions is that the Adriatic
Handssker, of 5630 Forty-fourth ave
sea should be an Italian lake, a notion
nue, for the week end.
which may involve them in trouble
Little Miss Thelma Newton, 5735
with their Slav neighbors on the
Forty-fourth avenue, underwent an
east. The fascist! sre direct action-
operation for the removal of adenoids
ists and have secured power by es
and tonsils on Wednesday.
sentially revolutionary means. It is
The Mount Scott Mental Culture
somewhat humorous to read the trib
club met Thursday at the horn« of
utes to them in conservative Ameri
Mrs. 8. F. Ball, 4736 Seventy-fourth.
can papers which have no use for
Following the serving of refreshments
socialist direct action; perhaps direct
Mrs. Louis P. Hewitt discussed
action is allowable when used against
"Agricultural Credits” and Mrs. F. R.
I.eRoy read a paper on "The Trans
formation of Jajwin.” while Mrs. 8. D.
A well-known Methodist layman of
Briggs and Mrs. Metta Snider dis
this city, who made a vigorous cam
cussed "Modern Transportation Prob
paign against the school bill as a
lems in Japan.”
We are glad to hote the progress believer in the traditional American
The funeral of Russel) Dunn, aged
made in the erection of the play standards of individual liberty, told
13, was held at Kenworthy's chapel
his audiences that the school measure
Wednesday afternoon and was con
was fostering Catholic unity and zeal.
The board of Marysville Parent -
ducted by the Whitney Boys’ chorus
He said: “Had the sponsors of this
Teacher association which consists of
of which Russell had been a mem-
bill lain awake nights trying to de
her. The lad died of appendicitis in
man of the various committees met vise ways and means for promoting
Glendale, Cal. Until recently the
for their monthly meeting on Monday, the very thing they seek to check,
family lived at Sixtieth street and
they could not have served Catholi
Fiftieth avenue, and Russell had been November 6. Ways and means of cism more efficiently. If this were
raising money for the Victrola and
a student at Arleta school. The sym
pictures for the building were dis not so tragic in the bitterness it has
pathy of the whole community goes
aroused, it would be very funny to
out to the family in their bereavo-
Professor Wyman is very proud of think of these gentlemen, and others
the fact that two of our upper grade who are assisting them, becoming the
The Parent-Teacher association of
members won prizes in the essay greatest missionaries tha* the Cath
the Joaeph Kellogg school will give
contest. Genevieve Combs and Rich olic church has possessed in 100
an entertainment and bazaar Novem
mond Norton were the fortunate ones. years.”
ber 17. Mrs. T. W. Davis will be in
We are very glad to welcome the
charge of the apron and cap booth
A magistrate in Pennsylvania seems
following families to our district:
to have a strange conception of his
while Mrs. Sayre's cooked food booth
Messrs, and Mesdames Sutton, Gof- judicial duties. A woman appeared
will feature steamed puddings and
fney, Kromer, Smith, Brown and in his court to charge her husband
fruit cake» for Thanksgiving. A
| with wife beating. Having heard part
pageant, "The Home Spirit,’, will be
The third meeting of the Parent- of the woman’s story, the magistrate
given, showing what club work in the
Teacher association was held Wednes jumped over his desk and ordered
schools is accomplishing. The pageant
the defendant to stand up. The nevrs-
day, November 8. It is gratifying to paper report of the court scene pro
is in charge of Mrs. Sayre and Mrs.
note the progress being made, there ceeds: ‘The magistrate hit the de
Dustin. The Kellogg canning team
being 43 members at present. Miss fendant a sharp blow over the left
is following closely the progress of
Baker presented a good program. eye. The defendant fell, but was
contest in other states as they hope
Mrs. Glasseu-man’s room gave an in ordered up again and received an
to win the interstate championship.
other judicial punch over the other
Dorothy eye, which once more sent him to
A fine exhibit of children’s books
Robson of Miss Lymn’s class gave a the floor.” After which the man
and an interesting talk on children's
fine reading and Ruth M. Prson will inwas fined 310 and the magistrate’s
reading, both prepared by Miss
sj'eak on different library books picture went into the dailies.
Henthorne, librarian at the Arleta
library, featured the Arleta Parent- which is of great interest to all
The value of this kind of Justice is
patrons. After tho meeting the women very doubtful. It appeals to the news
Teacher meeting at the library
Wednesday. Light refreshments were served light refreshments in the tea papers because it is unquestionably
a good story, and any judge who cares
served and delegates to the state con
Mr. White of the Arleta theater, to repeat the performance m.-v be
vention gave their report
sure of getting a line or two until
Mrs. O. Croop of Toledo, Or., was who is one of our patrons, has kind the novelty begins to wear off. It
ly let us use the theater on Monday, appeals to the mob because it has a
a recent guest at the B. F. Volts’
November 13, for both an afternoon melodramatic value. But it is dan
home in Woodmere.
and evening performance. The sale gerous to allow a magistrate to do
J. W. Holmes, 7706 Fifty-seventh
of tickets is being made by the school this kind of thing without protest.
avenue, is one of the latest to sub
children and the tickets range in price Magistrates are empowered to dis
scribe to The Herald.
from 20 cents for adults, 15 cents for pense justice according to set rules,
A. R. Woodcock, collector for
and to award certain maximum pun
high school children and 10 cent3 for ishments, strictly defined for spe
Powers Furniture company, plans to
all grade children. An interesting cific offenses. If you allow a mag
visit for several weeks with hi3 son,
pictures will be shown in connection istrate to strike a man for wife-beat
A. G. Woodcock, in lx» Angeles.
with the program. Be sure to buy ing, you might just as reasonably
Ixmts Mount Scott Methodist Epis
one or more tickets. There will be allow another magistrate to hang a
copal church, Sunday, November 12.
man on his own initiative for dog
home-made candy booths. The pro stealing. In the case under considera
Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. Morning
tion there may have been circum
worship at 11 A. M. The theme of
help pay for the Victrola and the pro stances which would make amy red-
the sermon, “The Christians* Posses
ceeds of the candy sale will be used blooded man want to beat a despicable
sion." The Epworth League at 6:30
for suitable pictures for the building. wife-beater. This could have been
P. M. Topic, "What Christ Means
done better outside the courthouse,
The officers of the Parent-Teacher where, aa a private citixen. a man
to Me.” Evening service at 7:30. As
association offer a prize each month could take the consequences of his
this is Armistice Sunday the pastor
to the room having the largest rep militancy.
will preach on "The Reign of Peace.”
Mid-w-eek prayer meeting Thursday resentation of mothers present.
A Few Questions
Many boys and girls of the school
at 7:30 P. M. You are invited. Come.
1. What is the swiftest of all sbip3?
went to the stock show Saturday.
T. H. Downs, pastor.
Free tickets were given to school
2. In what ship is it safe to travel
again ? Steamship.
SOUTH MOUNT TABOR RESER pupils.
Tickets were given to the boys of
3. What ship is manned with guns ?
VOIR PARK AND VICINITY
the school for the father and son Battleship.
4. What ship do wfe all try to
Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Fiest are Jubilee at the municipal auditorium
spending the winter months at the
5. What ship superintends the
home of W. R. Lake on Sixty-eighth will admit one father and one son.
kitchen and dining room ? Steward
The boys of the 8B were given ship.
6. What ship com«« of superior
E. N. Rockwell of Sixty-eighth tickets to the auditorium last Friday
street and Powell Valley Road have evening. There was music by the skill ? Mastership.
ship do we all wish for and
sold their place and gone south; Benson Teck bank, an entertainment | try 7. to What
.‘«topping for extended visits in San by the Benson pupils, a comic film, ‘ 8. What ship is dying? Horse
Francisco and Los Angeles, From Pathe News and a film about Benson manship.
9. What ship meets the enemy on
here they expect to move to Tampa, school.
Roosevelt invitations were given all the high seas? Warship.
Fla., where they will make their
rchool children to attend the parade I 10. In what ship are many young
people found ? Courtship,
Ed Mayor, previously living at .1543 and programs Saturday, November 11.
11. In what ship do generals excel?
Sixty-eighth street^ has sold his placv.
12. In what ship should all people
He and family have gone tn California
November 12 to 19 will be Good excel? Fellowship,
to spend the winter months.
IS. Tn what ship do we wish our
Mrs. C. P. Blanchard and Elisabeth book week. Especially children's books Church
to be strong? Membership.
Southworth returned from Amboy, in good and cheaper editions will be
14. What ship haa the rifght of pos
Wash., on Sunday. They will live at
session ? Ownership.
15. What ship belongs to any firm?
Amboy this winter, returning to visit gladly explain the books.
The Mount Scott Mental Culture Partnership.
for short intervals only. Mrs Blan
16. What ship does Marshal FccK
chard is pastor of the United Breth- club will meet at 12 noon, Thursday, possess
ern church at Amboy.
17. What ship are we forbidden to
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Blanchard sold
give to any creature? Worship.
• lot adjoirflng the Blanchard garage the Creston Parent-Teacher associa
Making Own Sausage
on Powell Valley Road to the Port tion November 21.
Lately the children of the smaller
land Railway, Light & Power com
M. L. Noble & Son, succeMors to
pany for a new power station. After grades have been receiving instruc Dav« Nepom, 6254 Foster Road, have
its installation we ait* Expecting a tion in the us* of the catalogue. The put in a line of fresh meats. They
children in the higher grades have make their own hamburger and sau
better lighting system.
Hal Osborn is serving as Judge of studied the catalogue in their own sage. Business is splendid, father and
the rabbit entries at the Intema- rooms.
--Is— -» Aw,,
VOL. XX, No 45
NOTES ANO NEWS
Robert Forrest Wilson, writing in
the October issue of the Journal of
the National Education association,
states that the English schoolboy who
goes to the university is a year or
two ahead of the American boy in
educational preparation. This ad-
vantage of the English boy he at-
tributes to the great privately-en-
dowed schools of England.
U of O Library
LENTS STATION, PORTLAND, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1322
Subscription, $1.50 the Year.
President Harding has issued al the unfortunate, the suffering, the
roclamaticn designating Tnursday, distracted of other lands. Let us in
lovember 30, aa Thanksgiving day all humility acknowledge how great is
in accordance with time-honored our debt to the Providence which haa
custom, in the course of his proc- I generously dealt with us and give da-
tarnation the president says:
voted assurance of unselfish purpose
"For the Divine guidance which has I to play a helpful and ennobling part
enabled a growing fraternity with in human advancement
It _ is ____
other powers to attain so much of to be desired that in rendaring hom-
progresa, for the bounteous yield age for the blessings which have
which has come to u> from tha re- come to us we should earnestly testify
aeurces of our soil and industry we j our continued and increasing, aim to
owe our tribute of gratitude and with make our own great fortune a means
it our acknowledgement of the duty of helping and serving, aa best we
and obligation to our people and to I can, the cause of all humanity.
KENDALL STATION NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Topliff, Mrs. Worth
ington and Mrs. Riley Loyd were in
Taxpayers' League will meet here
after on the first Monday night each
A3 nothing is sacrosanct when
month, instead of Friday night.
printers are determined to blunder,
A most enjoyable social was given there have been famous misprints in
last Saturday night by the Harmony the Bible. And it is interesting to
note that the art of misprinting was
discovered almost contemporaneously
While splitting wood Sunday morn with the art of printing. A clergy
ing S. M. Williams had the misfor man’s article in a literary magazine
tune to cut his hand. Several stitches calls attention to the fact that in the
were necessary to close the wound edition published in 1631, produced by
He still is suffering considerable the “king’s printers” the word “not”
was omitted from the seventh com
mandement, which caused the edition
Everybody is asked to come to the to be known as the “wicked bible” and
community clubroom to the commu the printers to be fined 3000 pounds.
nity sing. Don’t forget this ie Music
A slight alteration in the marriage
The Community club met Wednes I service was made at Oxford by son»«
whose levity led them
day at Mrs. Fred Johnson’s and a undergraduates
to attempt to revise a book which was
very enjoyable day was spent.
in preparation at the Clarendon Press.
Gladys Loyd snent the week end at They achieved their task by the sub
stitution of a "k’ for the original “v"
home with her parents.
Mrs. Lottie Battin is able to be out in the last wjrd of the clause which
again after several days* illness last appeared “Wilt thou love her . . .
and, forsaking all other, keep thee
unto her as long as ye both shall
like?" The Vinegar Bible, of which
Application blanks for 1923 licenses you may have heard, was so called in
have been mailed by the secretary of allusion to the misprint by which the
state to all motor vehicle owners in “parable of the vineyard-’ became the
Oregon, so as to permit them to apply “parable of the vinegar.” It is a con
for and receive such licenses before vention to Joice about about the in
January 1, 1923. Motor vehicle owners accuracy of printers. In justice to
will avoid much trouble, annoyance the craft it should be said in all
and unnecessary delay by promptly seriousness that few men work as ac
applying for their 1923 licenses upon curately as the printers.
receipt of the application blanks. De
ferring applying for licenses until
Books by children seem now to form
about the first of the year only con a regular part of the stream which
gests the work of the secretary of pours from the publishing houses.
state's office and may result in the Meat of the books by juvenile authors
arrest of the car owners by traffic are simply amusing, and only amus
officers for failure to have the 1923 ing in the sense that We laugh at the
license on their cars after January children, not with them. Yet there
1 next. License plates for 1923 will are things which a child could teach
have a dark blue background- and us if the child could express ideas.
white figures and letters. Up to Octo At last a child has written something
ber 27, 1922, there have been regis from which grownups may learn. It
tered and bcerved in Oregon 536 comes in the form of a series of arti
motor vehicle dealers, 11,804 chauf cles by a girl of 14, on "How Parente
feurs, 211,496 motor vehicle opera and Children Can Improve Them
tors, 3162 motorcycles and 131,831 selves.” There is one piece of advice
passenger and commercial cars, from from which many parents may profit
which the total license fees aggre by the wisdom of an infant: "Parents
gate |3,307J)73.98. The fees, less ad make great mistakes sometimes in
ministrative expenses, are distributed the treatment of their children. When
one-fourth to the counties from which they are naughty or slightly vex
the registrations are received and their parent, the parent often gets
three-fourths to the state highway furiously angry all in a minute, which
fund for use in road construction and naturally makes them very despicable,
improvement throughout the state and the children despise them for
their temper accordingly.”
Report Good Business at Station
M. Miller and his brother, R. Miller,
both of St. Johns, report business at
Eighty-second and Powell Valley
Road as good. They have purchased
and are running the service station
formerly owned by Mr. Sims.
Pear-picking and shipping will con
tinue in Medford and vicinity for a
month. So far 1035 cars of pears have
been shipped from hare to the eastern
markets and the canneries. Apple
shipping haa just begun, only six cars
to date having gone east.
O. L. McIntire, for the last two
years employed as an instructor in
the Kentucky state school for the deaf
at DanviUe, was appointed superin
tendent of the Oregon state school
for the deaf at Salem, to succeed A.
S. Tlllinghast, who has accepted a
position in Missouri.
A well-dressed woman stopped in
front of the perfume counter.
“I should like some good perfume,”
she told the clerk.
Pointing to a bettie filled with per
fume costing 38 an ounce, she asked
to sample it
Because the woman loked as if she
might make a purchase, the clerk per
mitted the woman to take a whiff
“Now, that's pretty good,” the cus
tomer replied, “I think I’ll take a
“Why, madam," the astonished
clerk managed to answer, “you’ve
already had a quarter’s worth.”—The
LENTS LIBRARY NOTES
The library will be closed Saturday,
November 11—Armistice day.
There will be a short talk for the
children at 4 o’clock Monday, Novem
ber 13. The subject will be “Robert
The following books: "The Story of
Mankind,” by Hendrik Van Loon;
“Herdelf—Ireland," by O’Connor:
“The Happy Irish,” by Harold Beg-
bio”; "Babbitt,” by Sinclair Lewis.
Possibly You're Bashful!
Dress suitably and then forget
about your costume and yourself.
Make good manners a habit, and then
cease to think about them or what
ethers will think of you.
Shyness is a weakness that grows
«•bon it is yielded to. Young people
who feel themselves at a disadvan
tage in social intercourse are likely
to avoid society, with the result that
the thing which was a shrinking at
the start becomes an obsession.
Genial people are not hurt by soli
tude, but to the diffident it is dis
astrous. If you feel awkward and
unhapy in the company of other young
people, the more you should soak their
Shyness can be conquered. Lord
Chesterfield, whose very name haa be
come a synonym for social graces,
has recorded the fact that his first
appearance in society gave him far
more discomfort than pleasure. But
. the most timid may overcome this
handicap if they think more of pleas
ing those they meet and not at all
of the impression they are making.—
Mother! whose virgin bosom was un
With the least shade of thought to
Woman! above all women glorified.
Our tainted nature's solitary boast;
Purer than foam on central ocean
Brighter than eastern skies at day
With fancied roses, than the unblem
Before her wane begins on heaven’s
Thy image falls to earth. Yet soma,
Not unforgiven, the suppliant knee
- might bend
Ao to a visible power, in which did
AU that was mixed and reconciled in
Of mother's love, with maiden purity,
Of high and low, celestial with serene.
—W ords worth.
The Univendty of Oregon will be
repreaented by Bernie« Altatock of
Portland at the convention of College
woman to be held at the Untversity of
Utah thia week.