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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1912.
GRESHAM NOTES FIRE BOYS'
GOOD MARKET FOR MASONIC LODGE
LENTS GIANTS CLUB ORGANIZED
OF INTEREST SOCIAL SUCCESS GRESHAM PRODUCE
Local and Personal Item» of Ice (’ream Social Given by Gresham Equity Market Will Deputy Grand Master Wm. Two Home Runs Give Port Nearly 100 Young Men At
the People In and About Fire Department Was Market Gresham Produce C. Bristol Instisutes A. F. land Eagles Long End of tend Organization of New
That Busy and Growing Great Success—Band Con i n Co-operative Supply & A. M. Lodge in Lents— 3 to 2 Score—Contest Was
House of Portland.
cert Was a Big Feature.
The movement to organize an atldetic
Those who wended their way to the
During the fore-part of thia week a
William C. Bristol, of Portland, Dep
•teal was dosed between the Gresham uty Grand Master A. F. A A. M., inMi- Lente ball park last Sunday afternoon ; club in Lente came to a culmination
Tuesday evening when nearly 100 Lente
Equity Market and Tfw Co-operative tuted a new Masonic Ixidgv in la-nts were treated to a rattling go>xl game of
young men and boys assembled in the
Supply Houaeof Portland whereby the Tuesday evening and the new order will
liall above the Alcazar Theatre and
latter will take all tie- farm produce soon i>e on a working Imais. A charter
score was 3 to 2 in fsvor of the Portia nd formed a permanent organization. Not
which tlie Equity has to offer during the
only was the meeting well attended, but
•nd number will soon lie granted the Eagle team.
coning year, »aya tlie Outlook.
new organization and it ia expected that
The game started in whirlwind fash tlie enthusiasm displayed waa even
This house is a new concern beginning Lent* will anon be the home of one of
! greater than the most optimistic had
ion so fsr as the locals were concerned,
business in Portland and will occupy a
the strongest Maaonie lodge» in the coun Grimm and Webb being ruebed over I hoped for.
large concrete structure in East Port ty. The order starts out with a good
The election of permanent officers
the borne plate in the first canto for a
membership and many otiier» will be re count of two scores. The visitors were was the first order of business and re
One of tlwir principal liepsrtrnento
ceived during the next few months.
blanked in their half of the first. In sulted as follows: President, Ix>u Mc
will Is- tlie produce department by
The officers of Lente Lodge are as fol- the second inning the locals drew a Kinley ; Vice-President, Fay Raybarn;
means of which they an planning to
Secretary, Walter Raker; Treasurer,
I lows: W. M., Dr.O. A. Hess, 8. W., C.
handle for farmers’ organizations large U Geeell; J W., J. E. Loucks; 8. D„ goose egg, while toe members ot the Art Geisler. In addition to these of
couiuguiiienta of produce on a very ri-s- Dr. E. L Sella; J. D., Dr. C. 8. Ogsbury;
the result of a free pass, a stolen base ficers a board of governors, or trustee»
Secretary, H. E. Pease; Treasurer, P. and a hit by fielaney, Nolan scoring the was elected as follows: M. K. Hedge,
The deal lias been ao arranged
L. B. Tuttle, Emil Otto, Fay Rayburn,
N. Kennedy; Tyler,-------- Wing.
Equity will have a man in thia depart
Harry Mount, Lou McKinley.
The new lodge will immediately com
ment to look after Uie farmer»' interests
VsriotM other matters pertaining to
mence the holding of regular stated eighth there was nothing doing for eith
and tlie Equity officials feel quite con communications and extends an invita
permanent organization were discussed
fident Uiat it is by far Uie best arrange tion to all Masonic members to visit
and the home plate preseated a picture and another meeting of the officials and
ment they could possibly make at the
board of directors will be held Friday
present time for the disposition of pro . The movement to secure a cl tarter for of loneliness in the matter of receiving evening, when it is expected to com
the pattering feet of base runners. For
a -Masonic lodge here was inaugurated five innings, Purcell, for Lents, and plete the organization.
No agreements of any nature wliat- several months ago and that the new
Over 50 residents have signed the
Concannon, for the Eaglee, twirled
ever have been entered into to buy lodge lias lieen instituted is a source of
petition for membership and it is ex-
manufactured goods or supplies from satisfaction to those who have had die
pitcher’s battle. Honors were even be pected that the list will be increased to
Uiis house and whatever benefit Uie sup work in hand.
The one who ha* lieen tween the two until the eighth, when 75 or 100 before another month.
ply house gets along thia line must up|<erruoet in this work ia none other
Winters, the sturdy third-sacker of the
come from Uie individual farmer on ac- than Dr. O. A. Hess ,who has been hon
visitors came to bat. He had been look
count ot fair treatment ami low prices ored by being elected as the first Wor
ed upon as a dangerous man throughout
for goods that are what Uiey are repre shipful Master of the new lodge.
the SM»on,snd that this feeling was justi
sented to be.
The new organization has leased the fied was smply proven when be slam
The Gresham Equity Market has hall on the second floor of the new
med one of Purcell’s choicest clear out
ls-en incorjiorated tnnier the co-opera Hashim building and has fitted thesame
of the lot and registered st home before
tive association laws by a few farmers up in first class manner for communica
the ball could be returned. Blake, the
The 10-round boxing bout formerly
and is an adjunct and die financial tions. Chain, carpets and everything
next man up, bunted but was retired advertised to take place between Prof.
agent of the Fanners’ Society of Equity have lieen purchased and installed and
by the catche* to first. Then came Ely and “Kid” Joaee has been post
which has a membership in this aection tlie hall is equipped in first class shape.
Felt, another husky lad, to the bat. poned for an indefinite date. As a re
of over two hundred.
The new hall is provided witih suficient
The plan at present is to admit all L reception and ante-rooms, locker», etc. He swung at one and missed. The nex t sult there will be no boxing tournament
.Mrs. Shipley, of Corbett, spent a few
members of the Farmer»' Society of ‘ u and was especially constructed and fitted ball he met squarely and with a terrific Monday night.
•lays with Mrs Meade this week.
drive he lost the sphere, at least for a
There will be a regular meeting of the
Equity as mem tiers anil to increase the ((,r lod((v p’urp,^
Mr. ami Mrs Geo. Folsom, of Port
time until long after he bad scored a athletic club on that night and a num
land, were the guests of W. E. Wood
home run. Lents used every ounce of ber of good amateur bouts are promised.
lion but in the whole Northwest.
and wife Monday and Tuesday. Mr.
brain and muscle to come back in their No admission will be charged.
An auto truck will Is- put on between
and Mrs. Wood also entertained Fred
half of the eighth and ninth with a tie
The cause for the delay io holding the
Dalton, superintendent of the West
score, but the excellent twirling of Con- Ely-Jones bout is due to the fact that
Coast Life Insurance Company on Fri
cannon held them scoreless and the "Kid” Jones could not be present.
daily. An office and storeroom has
game ended in a 3 to 2 score, and closed
been rented in Gresham, the McCord
Rev. Roper and daughter, Htella, are
• contest that was closely contested
building on Powell street, for temporary
visiting with the latter's aunt, Mrs.
throughout and one tha» was anybody's
quarters. The oflicers plan to be ready
The ladies in charge of the public
Hopper. Miss Roper has lieen attend- !
g.ime until the third man was retired
to take go<sls for transportation as early play-grounds are arranging a benefit
Ing the Willammette University.
in the ninth. Lents had several excel
The amateur wrestling bout stag»-d at as Monday, July 29. biads of goods are
social to be given Friday, August 2nd.
lent opportunities ot »coring, but bad
Vernon Hopkins is visiting bis tlx- Isis last Thursday evening between wanted for ths return trip from Portland
The affair will be held at the play
their hopes dashed to oblivion by the
jxrenta tor s few days.
He has lieen Emil Otto ami M. K. Hedge, local men, and will Is- transported at reasonable
grounds and the net proceed» will be
masterful twirling of the vieit'ng elab-
working with a surveying crew near Sea proved an easy victory for Otto, who rates. Several stations will lie establish
used in the work of m intaining the
Twenty-five automobile owners were
ster, who is a midget in stature. A
won the tintt two falls in short time.
ed at convenient places Where farmers grounds and carrying un the work al-
to the officers of the first po
pretty double play, unassisted, on the
Tlx- event was witneem-d by a fair
W. W. Wood moved thia week to
can meet Uie truck or leave their pro- ready started there,
part of Kellar is all that saved the lo lice • elief last night by specially de
sized audience, many ladies being pres
duce to l»e picked up later, A complete
cream and cake, •nd home-made
Troutdale wliere ho has opened a barber
cals from a worse defeat. In the seventh tailed squads as having violated the
ent. While Otto exjierienced but little
list of these together with other infor- candies will be served, commencing at
trouble in throwing his man tlx- liout |
the visitors had three men on bases traffic laws. Six automobile and mo
A Dowsett has purchased the Short held considerable interest and every niation is being prepared and will lie 3 o'clock in the afternoon and lasting with only one man out, when Kellar torcycle drivers were arrested. Ten
sent to all members next week.
until well along towards -he midnight
property on Roberts avenue.
were reported as going st speeds from
pulled the trick that retired the side.
thing considered tlie spectators received
The starting of this enterprise is only 1 hour.
to 25 miles an hour on Washington
Mrs. James Voss, of Boring, WAI A tlie worth of their money.
The double system of umpiring was
the first step along important line» which
The Lenta Concert Band has been se-
Gresham caller last Friday.
uaed and there - as very little rag chew street, ne«r Twentieth, by the measure
The principals, their seconda and Prof, i
the Equity organization plans to carry cured t > render a concert during the
Last Friday the Mieses Evelyn Metl Ely, the referee, apjs-arod upon the out The long-talked-of cannery will lie even ng and a good attendance is ex- ing. All in all, the game was clean ment of distance over which stop
watches caught the time of the auto-
ger, Mamie Pitta, Elsie Metzger and stage at about 9 o’clock and after a the next under consideration and many pected. The ladies are arranging at- throughout and the visitors won simply
through the ability of two men to slam mobiliete.
Nellie Faris visited Mies Ellen DeHaven brief introduction time was called aud
questions of considerable import in con- fairs so that everybody will have a good
Wilbur Halverson was arrested at
home runs in a game where Purcell,
at her home at Senic
nection with its establishment are now time and citizens are urged to keep the
and Savior, F. P. Nor
the local twirler, allowed only three
cautious game for tlie first few minutes.
under consideration, among which, and event and date in view,
ton at Sixth and Burnside streets for
Mrs. A. 0. Keller •nd daughter, of
of no little interest to the general public
Ladies are requested to donate home-
Prior to the Giant-Eagle game the' speeding on the Burnside bridge, N. 0.
Ashland, are visiting the former'» aunt, had the better of tlie match, several is the location. This question will have made candies and cake and have the
A. W. team defeated the Sunny Gould at the same place for the same
They have been
Mrs. W. H. Bond,
uiat and throwing him, but it was not I
side club by a score of 7 to 6. The con offense, Clayton W. Stearns at Union
traveling since May, stepping at Chica
order to get it in operation before anoth-. afternoon of the 2nd.
test was close throughout and the locals and Tillamook avenues, Ray McMillan
go, Naw Orleans, Washington D. C., until 10 minutes had elapeed that er berry season.
failed to bring in the winning run until at Union avenue and Knott street, P.
aud l.os Angeles, where they spent the Hedge's shoulders wen- pinned to the
Some interests in this vicinity have
two men were out in the ninth in A. Fulmer at Grand and East Davis
mat and Otto declared the winner of
suggested that tlw farmers would injure
ning. The local team was short several streets for speeding a motorcycle and
the first fall.
The customary n-et was local business by entering into the first |
Albert Doane has sold his cement given and the second round was on. |
regular men, however, or the showing Charles Hailing at the same place for
block machine to E. P. Tobin of I ents.
the same offense.—Oregonian.
mentioned deal but others are taking a
would probably have been different.
Hedge appean-d somewhat fagged, while
W. H. Boring, of Boring, was aGresh- his opponent was fresh and decidedly ! more liberal view of the situation and I
encouraging the project that tlie more
am visitor Sunday.
confident. The second round was real produce marketed at home and paid for
Sale of Deadly Weapons to Be Made
ly a better exhibition of the game than in cash will give the |s-ople mor»- money
Walter Stiger, the 13-year-old son of
Only by Police Permit.
I the first, despite the fact that tlie su;>er- to
Mr and Mrs. John Stiger, accidentally
home, and most
A drastic ordinance, aimed to restrict
ior strength of Otto was plainly seen «pend their money when- they get it and "hot himwly last Sunday morning with
the sale of deadly weapons, waa passed
The men went to the mat and at the town or store where they unload a 22-calibre rifle Tlx* bullet struck the
by the Portland City Council vestenlay.
the contest was somewhat exciting for a
instep of the right foot, passing clear It prohibits the sale of revolvers, rifles,
‘ few minutes. The excitement lasted
This move on the part of the farmers f^rimgh the foot and slioe sole* Dr. i dirks, daggers, etc., to any persons not FALLS CITY , Or.. Julv 24.—(Special)
Hiram H. Starr, who died here July
only fora few brief moments however,
to sell in union ia growing everywhere Nelson was called and rendered the nec presenting a permit, signed bv the
20 at the age of 85, has left all of his
as Otto flop|>ed Hedge to his shoulders
essary .urgieal awuxta ce and the young Chief ot Police, says the Oregonian.
Jack Johnson, tho heavyweight pu
ami was declared the winner of the
man is rapidly recovering from the ef-, Dealers in weapons must first obtain estate, valued st several thousand dol
gilist champion of the world, is about
lars, to B oker T. Washington, of Tus-
match after 12 minutes of wrestling.
feet» of the wound.
from the City Auditor a license to sell cotree. Ala., to tie need in negro educa
to become a baaelmll player. Johnson
It must lie said to the credit of both and will if pro|>er)y managed be the best
At tlie time ot the accident the young
these goods. The Chief of Police must tional work. Mr Starr was a pioneer
tonight made application for the first
that the match was clean, rough tactics
thing from a business standpoint for the man was at his home and was playing satisfy himself that a person applying
base i.osition on the American Giants,
white settler of Oregon.
being eliminated ami the result finds community in general that has lieen ac with the gun.
to him for a permit to purchase a
“Rube" Foster’s colored semi-profes-
So far as is known Mr. Starr’s only
the two men as good friends as ever.
weapon is responsible, and such person living relative is a nephew, George H.
al team, and will be given a chance for
Otto has the appearance of becoming
BALL GAME FOR SUNDAY.
The <>fl.4'r* of the Gresham Equity
must present a petition signed hv at Starr, of Maricopa, Cal.
a gisid mat artist and it is likely that
Market are C. R. Keller, president; A.
Next Sunday the Lenta Giant» will least two responsible persons, known
Manager Foster asked Johnson to re
I teat h of the Oregon pioneer, who
another match will be found for him be R. Lyman, secretary: Theo Rrngger,
try conclusions with the ball team r> by the Chief. Even then, it is within served in many of the esrlv Indian
port for morning practice for a couple
treasurer. These officers have lieen ap- presenting the Salem Woolen Milla, of the discretion of the Chief to grant a
of weeks for the purpose of developing
w-trs, was dne to paralysis, which
pointed a committee to negotiate these 1 Portland.
The visiting team is said to permit. All sale» mint be reported to caused the walls of the esophagus to
his batting powers. Johnson says he
the Chief of Police by 12 o’clock noon collapse and refuse to take food.
played a fair game of baseball several ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ deals and |wrfvct the plans ami arrange- tie composed of a number of fast play-
era and a good. Interesting game is daily.
years ago and be has no doubt that he
Records show that Mr. Starr was
Penalty lor violation of the law it a born IVceniber 111, 1826, and that be
can "come back.’’
fine of not lees than *6U.
Na mea of 1000 Ex-Kan»an’a.
Wednesday was the date of tl e gro
was a Government pensioneer.
The veteran has I nt been hermit
Mr». W. A. Hartung (nee Anna Mey ' ¡ Addreaa, H. A. Damali, l.anta
like in his habits, living alone, but
number of lent» stores were closed, but ice cream from 4 to 10 o’clock p. m. on
Mr». Dr. Anderson, of Weaport, Ore., shortly before d«-ath he waa removed to
er) of Missoula, Montana, ia vialting at ' Ì Oregon.
none of the local merchants were in August 1 in I.range Hall. Everybody vieited at the borne uf L r. Hess last the home of Mra. M. E. Holeey, a
the home of her parente, Mr. and Mrs i >
| attendance owing to the rain.
cordially invited to attend.
J. H. Meyer, of l*nta Junction.
Mrs F. W. Wlthaiu and HtUe daugh
ter, and Mia» Jessie K»Hog|f "I Walla
Walla, Wash , w»r» tbs guests ot Mr.
and Mrs W. H. Bond last week. Mra.
Bond’s son-in-law ot Heppner, was •!•<•
a visitor at tlisir bom» last week.
Mayor Shattuck’s uioderu new resi
dence will soon be ready for occupancy.
Mrs. J. N. Faris had tlie uiiskirtune
to »raid her foot saverly last week.
Tlie many friends of Dr. J M. Short
and family will be eorry to learn that
they hav» sold their hotu« iu Gresham
ami will move to Portlaud in the near
future. Mrs. Bhort and daughters are
at the besch at preaent. Dr. Hliurt will
continue to lie in ills office in Gresham
on» half of each -ay.
Miss Mae Hopkins Is visiting friemie
•nd relatives in Kaleiu thia week.
J. H. Metzger and family leave to-day
for Keaaide to spend several weeks
in their cottage there.
will accompany them.
Mr. Jesse Moore, a pharmacist of Sa
lem, is assisting in tbs Johnson Drug
company's store this week.
Mr» Harve Metzger, who Is at tlie
Good Samaratian Hospital ia steadily
Mias Norma Hundley is taking her
vacation thia mouth and Mia« Lizzie
Halliday is keeping books for T. R.
Howitt during Mias Hundley's absence
Mrs. Kent, and daughter, of Portland
visited with Mrs. Aaron Knighton Tues
Miss Insz Lusted Is visiting relatives
in Nawbarg this week.
Tlie icecresun sis-ial given by the lente
Volunteer Fire Department last Friday
evening was a big suo-ww from every
standpoint and twlted the d<-|>artment
about *16.1*1. The affair waa held at tlie
lente public playground and was well
attended. Tlx-evening was ideal for the
occasion and hundreds of people turned
out to assist ths fire department and to
listen to the band concert rendered by
tlu- lente Concert Band.
When tlu- band reached the grounds
at shortly after 8 o’clock a large crowd
had al reaily gatle-red anil before the
opening piece hail been completed the
crowd was greatly augiiM-ntwl by others.
Ice cream, cake, peanuts wen- served
and the grists receipts ainouatiii to near
ly *40.00, which gives wane idea of the
number of people in attendance.
That event witnessed tlie first appear
ance of the Lents band under the present
management, and that tliey were well
received and tlie music highly enjoyed
is attiwU-d by the fact that hundreds of
people sUssl during the two and a half
hoars and heartily applauded each
n am her. The band waa oompowd of 20
mrqibers during tlie evening and all wlui
I ward the various numbers do uot hesi
tate in saying that the prvaeiit organiza
tion Is far ahead of any former tiand
ever organized in lente. In (act tlu-cx-
preeaions were numerous that tlu-re are
few Is-tier lutnda in Portland, and Prof. .
Thieike anti his member» were tlu- re
cipients of hearty congratulations.
Tlx- members of the fire de[»artm<-nt
desire to expretw their lieartieet thanks
to tlie I muk I six ) all others who aasist-
ed in making tlie event the success that1
The sucee«« of the event was
such that the department is already
contemplating tlie holding of aaother
like event in the near future, only upon
a larger scale.
BOXING MATCH HAS
BENEFIT SOCIAL FOR
OHO EASILY WINS
OF SPEED FIENDS
WALItK ollvtK Io
JACK JOHNSON 10
STAR IN NEW ROLE
EEAVES HIS ALL FO
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON