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LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1912.
STATE FAIR TO
BULL RUN PARK
BE BEST EVER
Those in Charge oi Annual Mt. Scott Circle W. of W.
Will Run Pleasure Excur
Fair at Salem Say That It
Will Surpass All Former sion To Bull Run Sunday
—Lents Band Going.
THE BULL MOOSE
Hush! little Republican voter,
Quit yo crying
I’se £ot another papa on
The Bull Moose Line.
Bright Realty Co. Business R. E. Beegle Says White
Purchased By Portland
Ribboners Did Not Con
Parties—Firm Has Been spire To Trap Spring Val
important Factor In Lents.
Although the people of this slate have
Peer the recipients of entertainment in
different munlci|>alities during the peet
eia months and festivities have lieen
common tbrrougbout Oregon, there ie
etill an event approaching which bids
fair to surpass anything in the way of
entertainment and aiuueeuMinl ever ar
ranged so far. It is lire Fifty-first as
sembly of the Oregon State Fair which
ofiens at Naleni, the Capitol oily of Ore
gon, on Beplrmlier 2. 11 is no more
than proper that the state event should
lead in entertaining the |>e<>ple of Ore
gon anil oilier states in view of the fact
.1 ie maintain»«! by lbs eitiaene of the
etale and is strictly a state-wide institu
tion for the benefit of all.
Hoch an array of stock, poultry, ag
ricultural and other product«, including
special entertainment, feature event«,
raci-s ami free attractions as has never
lieen seen lirbire will be at llie pleasure
of tbe patrons of the fair this year. By
dint of hard labor, careful judgement
»nd study, the State Board of Agricul
ture this year has assembled tree at
tractions which will eclipse all former
programs ever prepared for the fair.
The new events are strictly original and
very iuu-restlng, while tiie Board as
sure« tbe public that there will lie am
ple fun «nd amusement on band during
the week Isith day and night for every
one. In addition to the free attractions,
the officers of tbe fair have arranged a
shooting totrnamenl. which will lie in
terstale ami probeb|y the largest shoot
ever belli in this state.
A dog show,
which is also interstate, Is included in
the program, while the races this sea
son will no doubt go down in history as
liemg the liest ever held in the North
west. There are more horses and
faster ones at the track this vear than
there lias lieen collecli-dat one time on
any course on the coast, and the quality
of tbe stock is first class in rvery re
The Parker Shows have lieen
engaged while tbe Los Angeles Fire
Works Co., will again introduce the
wonderful tire works display every even
ing. Music of tbe highest order has
lieen secured and evening concerts
promise excellent entertainment.
reconi breaking attendance is expected
LENTS BAND RtNDERS
Tuesday evening the I^nta Concert
Band, under the direction of Prof.
Thislke, gave an excellent concert on
Main Street that wax enjoyed by sev
eral hundred people and out-of-town
The local band has appeared in public
on several occasion», Lut at no time
under such favorable conditions, and
the repertoire included the best selec
tions yet rendered by the organization.
The manner in which a numtier of over
tures and classical waltzes were render
ed clearly demonstrated that the band
ia compos«! of many excellent musi
cians and that rapid progress is being
made under the leadership of Director
The concert lasted for an hour and a
half and each number was heartily ap
plauded by the large number of people
During the course of the concert hats
were passed among the spectators with
which to secure funds to pay for the
14'tit« citixew and |><<<>pl»' from all over
Pori I snd are looking forward with
pleasure tor Ute coming of Sunday,
August IS, on which date Mt. Scott
Circle N<>. 5W>, Women of Woodcraft
will conduct a pleasure excursion to Bull
Run Park and give a big picnic.
The Is-nte ConciTt Band iigs Ivi-n
engaged to aivaaupany the excursion
snd will furnish lauxie for the event.
The fact that lie- baud is going will add
many to tiie list of passengers ami a
recon I breaking attendant«* is predicti-d.
Bull Run Park is ideally located for a
picnic and is a ls*autiful s|s>t on which
to spend a Sunday. Refreshments of all
kinds will Is* svrve»t on the grounds and
everything will Is* provided that will
tend to give tlie picnavre a good time.
The excursion will Is- run over the
Ml. HoM line and will h ave Ml. llissl
station at Ila. m. sharp
All parties <i»-
siring to go should take a Montavilla ear
to Mt. Ilixsl station w I m - vc the »|»'<ial
will be in waiting.
Tiie affair is Is-ing well advertised and
the invuils*rw of the onler in charge are
Is-nding every effort to secure a g<«»l at I
Ticket» are now ou sale at
various place» in Is-nte.
Round trip |
ticket« are 50 cents for adults and 25
cents for children.
Tin»«' who have never visited Bull
Run Park, or this«* who have and »itwire
to spund a pleasrnt day should avail
gheuiaelvea of this excellent opportuiuty.
A deal of do little importance, and
To the Editor of The Herald. Lent s.
i one of interest to every r- eidcnt of Or.—I wish to inform the public that the
I l*nte, was completed a few days ago
article published in Wednesday's Ore
when tbe real estate busine*» of tbe
Brigtit Realtv Co. was transferred to gonian under “Wine and Woman
Messrs. A R. Harvey, George Duncan Blamed” was very unfair to the state’s
and Mrs. Jennie »tacey, of Portland. witnesses and must surely have been
Tbe new owners are now in charge of intended as a whitewash fur the Spring
. tbe business and are occupying tbe reg
Valley Wine company, which should
offioe building, tbe Lente business
Instructions Are Being Sent Brief News Notes of And ! ular
been blamed instead of tbe women,
b ing in charge of J. C. Tyler, who has
To Oregon Farmers Rela A tout the People In the been connected witb the Bright com- who only did tbeir duty as citizens and
for some time.
instead of the forbidden wine that can
tive To Gathering Pro Growing and Lively Town | pany
Tbe deal includes the name and all not defend itself for several reasons,
busine-s connected with the Bright and was only an instrument in tbe
ducts For I>and Shows.
Realty Co. but d< ee not include the hands of those who deal damnation
■ real estate holdings owned by Mre. around the land.
Theckla Bright, the manager of the j In my opinion tbe »omen have been
Portland, Or., Aug. 13 (Special)—
Dr. and Mrs. Todd left this morning
' unjustly treated by tbe writer of said
Complete instructions have been sent for Seaside.
The Bright Realty Co. was organized article, a brief reply to which was pub-
out by Secretary C. C. Chapman of the
Sherman McCarter is learning to drive and established in I-ente in May, 1909 lished in the Oregonian, and by said
and ha» transacted an enormous amount company's attorney, if they %e not one
Oregon lievelopment I»-ague to the T. R. Howitt’s motor truck.
business since that time. There is and tbe same party, The women are
commercial Ixsiir* of the state having
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Sleret are occupy
not a firm that has assisted more in the ! charged witb laying a trap, when as a
membership in the organization, direct ing their cabin at Welches.
upbuilding of I^ente and surrounding matter of fact the order was given by
ing the collection and shipmeut of ex- | lut Sunday Mrs. Gould entertained territory.
No concern has aided and Mrs. Drake, after the third visit of
hibita lor the land shows of tbe Middle | her daughters, Mrs. Thornton, Mrs. worked as consistently as that company said company’s solicitor, and then after
West. The samples of fine grains, I Ball, Mrs. Pullen, Mrs. Look, Mre. under the able leadership of Mrs. a special inducement had been offered.
i Theckla Bright, who has managed the
grass»", fruits ami vegetables will be ! l-eighton and some of their families.
Incidentally, Mrs. Drake gave the so
1 same from its inception,
and it ie licitor rope with which to hang the
sssemFled at Portland and when
with regret on tbe part of many that company before the public, if not be
shipped to the Oregon State Immigra I »|>erit tbe week end at Mrs. Max Schnei
tbe change ie noted.
However, tbe fore a jury. She merely agreed that he
tion Commission, Commercial Club;
new owners will continue the same might set a nooee for his employers,
Building. Portland, they will lie carried
[»olicv and in their dealings expect to and they kindly did as their trusted em
by the railroads without freight charges. Mrs. Robt. Lansdowne, at Cottrell.
maintain the same loyal position to ploye bid them. They stuck thur heal
Many sections of .Oregon are busy
wards lent» and it is assured that they into the noose and were caught, if nit
making a collection to ship to the Port- cation with her parents, here. She is
will continue tbe business in the same convicted. They now repent by ch»rg-
land headquarters and it is expected tbe
ing their sins to innocent parties.
state will Im able to make a strong : pital, Boise, Idaho.
Mrs. Bright still maintains extensive
Mrs. Drake was a hoped-for customer
showing, both at Chicago and Minneap
Osborne returned Saturday from Seaside property interest» here and elsewhere and they cared not how many dollars
olis. The Pacific Northwest Land Pro
she exchanged for bottled hilarity and
ducts Show at Portland will a so a’- where they have been spending their and will devote her entire time to look
tract exhibits of soil and wealth, not
The defense set up was that they had
Mi»» Arlie Gib!« ha» gone to Seaside new office under construction just east
only from this but from neighboring
for a few days outing.
of the old office and will soon be com- no solicitors and that they always in
Russel) Pugh and Ray Metzger are so- fortable located therein. She expect» structed their men not to sell in dry
CHERRYVILLE, Or., Aug. 14—A
Farmers who have samples of their
jouring at Seaside.
to devote her time to the selling and territorv, and therefore the charge could
feat that has seldom, if ever, liven per
crops they can send in for exhibit may
The foundation is laid for Dr. A. buying of real estate as a private busi- not be true. But they were compelled
formed was accomplished last Sunday
get full directions either from their
nese and expects to build several new to admit, in the face of their denial,
when Attorney Snedecor, ol Portland,
nearest Commercial Club or by address Thompson’s new residence on Roberts
homes and otherwise improve her local that a Mr. Kiser had solicited for them,
in company, with Henry Boyd and a
ing C. C. Chapman, Portland Commer
party of Portland young men. climlied
Miss Mina Gilbert has returned from holdings. She ie highly optimistic as and they further admitted that they
to the top al Mt. Hood.
to the future of this place, and. as in did not inform tbeir men as to what
The Oregon State Fair will celebrate Newport where she has been visiting.
The )>arly had tx-en visiting at the
the past, will still continue to use her territory was drv.
its 51st birthday this year with the big
capital and influence in the upbuilding
In tbe face of such defense they
summer home of young Boyd's father,
gest and liest showing of Oregon pro quite ill has recovered sufficiently to be
of the town, and that she will be of characterize as outrageous the conduct
the Rev. Dr. Boyd, near Cherryville,
ducts ever gathered. Not only are the
great assistance in the work ie attested of the women, but if it is an outrage
ami Imgan the ascent at an early hour
cro|>s so excellent that tine exhibits may Meade in Portland where she will visit
to inform against violations of a state
and experienced but little difficulty in
by her reinarble success of the past.
be made, but new departments will be
law, and to appear against tbe offend
making the trip. Those who composed
Mrs. Max Schneider has been brought
added for the first time
the party state that they gave but very
er who was caught in bis own trap,
are the state and the exposition of Eu
what of the conduct of the men who
little assistance to Snedcor, and that al
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Rusher spent a
genics. both of which are arousing wide
not only violated a state law. according
though handicapiHsi by a cork leg made
to several witnesses, but practically in
the trip in a comparatively easy man
President W. C. Brown, of the New
Dr. J. M. Short’s new bungalow at'
ner, and was none the worse for the
sist that they have a right to, because
i York Central lin«m told Portland peo Welches is nearly finished.
they are in busineee—by openly eensnr-
ple the past week that while the farms
Mre. F. L. Everson who has been vis-'
There is no record that shows a like
ing those who bave informed against
of the country have increased their iting at Hood River for several weeks
Fairview, Or., Aug. 14—Fairview ie
lea' in history of the climbing of Mt.
products 36 per cent, consumption of returned to her home here last week, to have a chemical engine for extin-
Hood and it is doubtful if the reconi
I trust that they will henceforth re
the necessities has increased 6o per cent
Burton Meade came out from Port- i“>»bing tires. The engine will be do-
lieen equaled anywhere.
spect our laws and our votes and there
during the past ten years, aud unless land to get hie dog one day this week, nated to the city by the manufacturer»
Snedcor’s leg was amputated just be
by protect not only their own reputa
some remedy is found to equalize the
Clyde Sager, of the firm of Woodyard F°r use until such time as the proposed
low the hip when be was a boy 12 years
tion, but the welfare of all.
two, the people of the United States A Sager at Lents, was a business «’»F water ’y’ti-m is installed and the
R. E. BEEGLE.
will face a crisis before long. He urged caller in Gresham Monday evening.
' P'P*» laid, subject to the City Council
Mr. and Mre. C. E. Pugh who left purchasing all necessary hose and
new gas torches recently purchased to
an account of tbe acquittal of the Spring
provide sufficient light for the regular
Logan berry culture, a new industry, home in Vancouver, B. C. are in Spo- water system is constructed from this Valley man was printed iD last week’s
concerts snd a sum of |5.00. the exact ' ie growing to large proportions in this kane, Wash., at present looking for a concern> »uch
...... material to
... furnished issue and was copied verbatim from the
| the city at a price equal to that charged Oregonian.
cost of the torches, was readily secured, i state. At Brooke alone 34,000 cratee business location.
which plainly shows the interest local were ehippeil to a Portland cannery,
Bre by any other such company. An ordi-
Mr. and Mre. E. W. Aylswortli__
people are showing in thia creditable netting the growers 131,000. A total of rejoicing over tbe arrival of a nine n»n«‘»•
r®ducing Gresham Market and the matter will
the license for pool tables from $5 to be taken up with the State Board of
37 care of loganberries was shipped pound boy, born Aug. 11.
The new torches will give sufficient from Brooke this year. The acreage
for three months. An ordinance Health.
Mrs. Roy Kern entertained Miss
light to allow the band to play at anv : given to thie fruit ie constantly on the Mary Jefferies, of Portland,
8 th® ¡»»»nee and sale of
location in town, and as a result of thia increaee.
Dr. and Mrs. McSloy, L. A. Wiley
One man will set 200 acree
Wilbur Thompson left Monday for bon<1’ ior the Purchase of blocks 25 and
each concert will be held in a different in Polk County during the Fall and The Dalles to spend the remainder of
for cl*F P»rk '• be,ore the Council, and family, C. C. Wiley and W. E.
plane to install canning, drying and bis vacation visiting bis brother, l>r.
and specifications for a i. ity Hall Goggins were among those who at
The concert next Tuesday evening bottling machinery.
to cost 12500 have been approved and tended the annual picnic and reunion of
will include a number of fine selections
Hotel men of the state have launched
Miss Grace Lawrence returned Tues- work wil> >*«'" Forthwith. The site the South Dakota society at Wilson
Hnd those who fail to hear it will miss a campaign to attract Eastern tourists day from St. Helens where she has lieen For the hall is the flatiron block located ville last Sunday. All report a most
at th* intersection of Fairview road, enjoyable time and say that the ban-
to Oregon. At a recent meeting of the spending part of her vacation.
Mrs. C. L. Kimmer and son, of Salt First »nd Cedar streets. Complaints quet was the best ever. It is said that
state association.it was decided to carry
She—Can yo<> manage a typewriter? i on extensive advertising and publicity Lake City, are visiting Mr. and Mrs M. have been made of alleged unsanitary Dr. McSloy is suffeaing from trout as
j conditions at the slaughter yards of tbe a result of the big feed.
Hi'—No. I married one.
■ work throughout the East to show the p Kern
1 scenic beauties of the Pacific North
Messrs. Fritz Wirtz and Harold Kern ___________
_. ______ _
west to the intending traveler. It is are spending a few days at Long Beach.
1 tiie plan to distribute many folders and
Chas. Cleveland has a new automo
I pieces of attractive literature illustrat*
j ing this subject.
Lewie Shattuck sent a load of goods j
The population of Oregon ia to be in up to Welches for hie new bungalow
creased between 30.000,000 and 35,000,- last week.
000 thia year, only the newcomers are
Born—To Mr. and Mre. J. T. Stillion,
What is the matter with the Lents tions and ¡policies in a »ingle handed
and yet all are at a loss as to a cause for young salmon and not people. That a eon, Aug. 13.
murder or suicide, however the Inst two
Club? Someone has said manner is not a success and never will
be. What Lents need» and what every
seem to be uppermost in the minds of into the streams of the state from the days at Welches.
that such an organization did exist here
town needs is a live organization com
those best acquainted with the circum various hatcheries. The fish, when re
at one time, and it is a matter of shame posed of all interests that can and will
leased, will be from five to eight months
that it was allowed to die a natural go after new improvements and deal
The investigation is still under way old and are ex, ected to be able to tight ♦♦♦♦♦
death. Questions confront the business with municipal matters in an organised
and it is ho|>ed that some tangible clue
1> men and taxpayers of Lents almost daily manner. Concerted action on the part
will be secured and the mystery un
Names of ItMMi Ex-Kansan
’s. < > that could bi' properly dealt with through of all is what counts. Unorganised, we
ravelled. Sheriff Stevens and bis assist
Noah complained. “My wife kept me
ants have been looking into the matter up every night to see it didn’t ¡rain in i > Address, FI. A. Damali, Lents ¡ ¡ the agency of a good, live commercial can accomplish but little. The Herald
organization and there ia dire need of suggests that the business men and tax
and will continue the work as long as the windows,” he cried.
payers get busy and reorganize this im
one hero right now.
Thus we see the Hood had terrors i >
there ia the least chance of solving the
The policy of dealing with public ques- portant factor in town development.
even for survivors. —New York Sun.
ONE LEGGED MAN
CLIMBS ML. HOOD
FAIRVIEW WILL HAVE
HMRFl IS HT H
P. WARREN’S DEATH
The agency that caused the explosion
of powder that sent Percy Warren to
eternity is still enshrouded in a cloud of
mystery. Investigation by the Sheriff’s
office and other agencies have been
under way since the night of the horrible
tragedy but up to this tune no particular
clue has been advanced that has the sem
blance of a foundation.
Warren's closest friends can advance
absolutely no reason for cause of the
explosion, as there appears to 1« but
little chance of an accidental discharge,