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BEAVER STATE HER/ '.D
LENTS\ MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 1913
Subscription, $1.00 a Year.
•• GRANDPA" CRAWFORD
A STUDY OF THE EURO
PEAN PUBLIC MARKE!
William M, ('rawford, who died at
the home of hie daughter, Mrs. J. J.
(continu««! front I ant week)
Job neon, 2727 filet st. M. E., Sunday,
August 3rd, was born at Columbus, •rower» have confidence In ths market
Ohio, January 1, 0*34.
In the retail rnarkela each dealer In
were of Irish extraction. His father fresh meal pays just under l< a week
In all. wIills dealers In salted rneata,
die<i in Ireland prior to hie birth. Ilia fish. asms ami vegetabl«« pay a much
mother died when he waa ft year« of lower rats. All, however. In the covered
age, after which he made hie home markets l>ay three taxes one for the
right to occupy a »land, one for the
with hi» eldest brother.
When a cleaning and arranging of the markets,
young man he went to Illmoi» where he and on, for the maintenance of guard-
married Miea Hosannah Pray, in which Ians and ■■fllelals. In the open markets
Htate their five children were born. th« -lands ar« rented by the day. week
year. the rat«« fur the Hay ranging
About 1M7H be. with bia family, moved or
from 10 to 30 cent*, according to »paca,
on a farm near Fairfield in Clay Several of thaae local market« have
County, Nebraska for the benefit of cha .rters (latina bark to prerevolutidn
his daughter Ina'a health. She, bow i ilay that isiinlt now lie annulled.
ever, died about a year after arriving ’ It would tie difficult to devise a more
thorough system nr mspecllori
at their new home. lie moved to orai- vear's aelsure» Include 500.000
Fairfield in JHxO where he served as I pounds of meat, 17.000 pounds of fruit
Justice of th« Peace for atauit 14 veara, I ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦
•nd until he refused to aerve any
Boston haa a proHt on Ita mar ♦
longer. Hie wife died in Fairfield,
♦ kets of $«0.000. itai umore i&e.eee ♦
Iteceniber 10, 1H97.
He came to Portland, < tragón, in ♦ $44,000. Cleveland (Ohio) $27,507. ♦
1901 and hae lived here moat of the I ♦ Washington < I ». C.) $7,000, Nash ♦
He waa industrious, ♦ ville (Tenn. $2,200. Indianapolis ♦
Itochester ( N. Y.) $4,721. ♦
honest and upright in hia every act. I ♦
and St. Paul (Minn.) 14.065.
To him his word wa* hia bond and in
all the variona eapacitiee which he was ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦
called to fill he performed hie duties I • ml vegetables, and 500,000 pounds of
with credit to himself and »atiafaction salt water fish.
Thus the Parle market arrangements
to all concerned.
He leaves surviving him five child- provide an admirable central clearing
ran. Mrs. Alice Thurston and Mra. Ella house, where »upplles are lnai>ecteil and
•old under such conditions as to pre
Johnson, of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. vent the artificial raising of prices, It
Anna Avery of Toledo, Oregon; W. N. also acts a» a feeder to the marches <!•
Crawford of Fairfield, Nebr., and C. S. quartier .to the great convenience of
Crawford of Danville, III., beeide ten local consumer» Moreover, the pro-
.ducer Is aafexuarded. for on his supplies
grandchildren and two great grand a small fixed iMrcentage only can be
charged by the salesman, and the cur-
He was baptised and united with the i rent market prices are made public by
M. FL Church early in his boyhood, agents esp« tally detailed for that pur-
•nd haa always lived a good Christian | pose.
Havre, the well-knowr. French seaport,
life. He has been a member ol Evan* with a population of 130.000, has a profit
log Star Grange No. 27, P. ol li. ot 1 of over S per cent on the Halles Cen-
Multnomah County. Oregon, for several | tralee and 10 per cent on the fish mar-
, get. All told, there Is a profit of 127,000
Ion the 12 municipal markets.
The Funeral service waa held
at 10 o'clock
The Halles Centrales occupy an entire
Parlors, East nth and Alder Streets. square In the cente rot the city, and cost
The remains were sent to Fairfield, 175.000. exclusive of the site. Gardeners
Nebraska, where services will I h > held amt farmers are not iiermitted to sell
in the M. FL Church next Sunday their produce on the way to the market
and are only allowed to deliver to store
afternoon, after which he will be laid keepers after the wholesale markets are
to rest in the family plot l>eeide hie closed. Here, as elsewhere, where the
wife and daughter in the Fairfield markets are successful, every precau
lion la taken to avoid the prosperity of
the market being dissipated by sales In
Mta. Johnson an.I Mrs. Avery will go the surrounding neighborhood. The an
to Fairfield to attend the final cere* nual rents for butchers are very moder
ate, ranging from (57.HO to (154.40; veg
JOHN h. SHA HUCK
LAID 10 RfST
Friend« ami acquaintances of John '
Shattuck, of Gresham were. Lents Again Suiters From Fire. In-
New Production Standard For Um
41 market*, «even of which are located
hi» !'»*• on Monday, Au
More Homes For
and Mrs. Shattuck
Building in Town Destroyed by
Market com ml«* loner* appointed by
the municipality conduct the business hail been spending the
summer at I Three O’clock Blaze.
Makes Oregon Farmer.
of the markets according to strict regu
and Mr. 1
lations, enforcing a rigid inspection of
all products .as well as weights and Shattuck’s d«-clining health was a matter
Representatives of the U. H. bureau
The people of Lente were again
Violations of these rules
of Plant Industry aud fruit growers of
are punishable by fines of about |2. Im- of great anxiety throughout tl>e sum- | startled by the fire alarm Sandav night,
primonment for 24 hours, or exclusion tner.
the northwest will hold a aenea of
Monday morning lie suddenly This time it proved to be the basinees
from the markets.
Huch penalties are
meetings to discuss in a general way
away from heart failure. Dr. center of town that was on fire, the old-
buyer* are defrauded,
the »object of apple storage and re
dealers oppose the market authority, or Faulkner Short »«< in attendance and j eat building, except one, perhaps, that
exceed the charges that are posted in the
frigeration and to report something of
had been for < obis time. Mr. Shattuck has marked the townsite for the past
the Government'» progress in inveati
Nut merely land and water produce, was sever ty-nine yean of age
twenty year« or more. It ie just about
but general farm and household requi
The funeral was held Wednesday at twenty-one year» ago that F. L. Lent
gallon» as to the behavior of fruit In
site* are sold at the*e markets. Outside
at *-51 and Ed Spooner built the McG rew
cold atorage. Thia 1» a timely topic
buying is strictly controlled, owners of the home of Dr. and Mrs Short
bouts on the Imnube .or wagon* on the east Seventh Kt. South, at,2:30 p. M., Building, aa it has recently been known,
and one that will Intereat the live fruit
public streets paying toll to the munici and the remains were taken to rest in »nd the north wing of the Hedge Build
grower» who appreciate the value ot
pality on any Males.
ing, at the corner of Main ami Foster
Mt. Scott Bark Cemetery.
Over $60,00» profit is the average an
the work that ia being done to develop
Road. The Hedge building waa prob
nual yield of the markets tb the city
the subject. The meeting place» and
truuNury, and It is generally agreed that in tl»e Powell Valley sewiou uf Eastern ably built first.
date« are scheduled aa follow»: Med
(the market system tends to keep down Multnomah County. When he came to
Juat whether the fire wae caused by
Aug. 9 2; • Freewater, Aug. 9;
pthe price of foodstuffs to normal levels, that part of the state it was in its primi- an incendiary last night, or whether it
Budapest has 715,000 people and a
Hood River, Aug 12 or 13; Portland,
caught from the stoves or fines of the
I very complete market system, under
I Sunset Restaurant ia, and will probab-
which, though only nominal rentals are
' ly remain a query. It wae about two-
charged. there is a profit of over $100,-
From Weston, Oregon, comes news
thirty when Mrs. Cowing wae disturbed
There is one large wholesale terminal
of the first returns of the 1918 harvest
by »moke from the burning building,
market, while six local markets cater
season. From a field mraeuring 3M
'and she woke her husband who hastily
for the retail requirements of all quar-
acre«. J. N. York, a farmer at that
l ran to the fire bell and sounded the
ters of the city. All salesmen are care-
poiut, hsrvested ÎHÛ sacks of extra
fully selected, criminals and diseased
Before anyone was ready to
persons being rigidly excluded. Though
fine wheat, indicating an average yield
give assistance the entire inside of the
a wide variety of articles are sold In
of a fraction over 77 bushels |>er acre.
building wae a sheet of fiamee. By the
the smaller markets besides farm prod
time people generally became alarmed
uce, storekeep* are not allowed to rent
flames were »booting twenty f*-et above
atelia, so the market men and farmers
At the present time a farmer in the
alone have the use of the buildings.
the roof. It looked for a time as though
Mollaila Di-trlct. about 30 miles from
Th«- regulations under which they trade
a large part of the town wae destined to
Oregon City ia harvesting a crop prob
were drawn up by a market commiaaion
go, but the lack of wind, the damp
ably not grown by any other rancher
and confirmed by ministerial decrees.
morning air and dew already fallen
Willamette Valley, — teasel.
These regulations are regarded In Eu
rope aa a model of comprehensiveness,
seemed all to be on the side of the town,
His present crop consist» ot about 70
and their observance insures close atten
the flames scarcely scorched even the
acres and during the harvest season be
tion to hygiene. Among the rules is one
nearest buildings and the Hedge build
will employ about 40 hands at $2 ftO to
insisting on the placing of all waste
ing hae only a few new shingles to show
|3.Ooper day. The teasel ia a bur for
paper in the public refuse receptacles,
while another compels the use of new,
that it was even threatened. Cinders
which the mauufactureas of cloth find
clean paper only In wrapping up food
were carried to the rear of the Mt. Scott
a use in raising the nap ot the goods, a
' Drug Store, and to the roof of the Lents
process for which no inventor he» ever
.Stall* are rented from 4 to 10 cents
tive condition and be lielped to liew a Hardware building on the corner. A
l>een able to invent a mechanical sub
a day. according to the accommodation.
Supplies come by boat, rail and wagon, farm ont of the wilderness. He was a little chemical soon disposed of these
loyal friend of his community and no catches and the fire was then confined
(continued next week)
one in it ever tried to do more for its to the McGrew building and the smal
Asa roaull ol U m » recent visit of Chief
development than he. He was one of ler building to the south.
Forester Graves to the Hiualaw Forest
the early members of the Grange at
The buildings were occupied by the
Reserve, the agricultural land» included
Gresham anil remained a member till Sunset restaurant, the Jewelry Store of
in that tract will be ojwned to entry by
his death. During this time lie gath J. P. Nordin, and W. Lovett’s paint and
hnmeatcadera. A large part ol the
ered around li m a host of good friends, paper store, and the small building to
land tieat auited to agriculture and
for everyone liked “Grandpa” Shattuck. the south, owned hv Finley McGrew,
dairying has already been sur,eyed and
People in the vicinity of the echool He leaves the wife, daughters, Mrs. Ed. was occupied by F. A. Bohna » fruit,
segregated and the balance will receive
house at Lente received a bad scare on Sleret. Mr». Faulkner Short, Ix-wi« and confectionery, and grocery store. All
attention as SOOD aa possible after ap
Friday. A email st.ed just outside the Carl Shattuck of Gresham, Dudley and are practically losses. A considerable
plication by prospective settler» have
school yard fence w ae discovered to be Bate» of Maupin. Oregon, an<| Henry part of the jetfelry stock was saved,
ablaze and it wee only a short time till and Allen Shattuck of Jivmu Alaska. with eome of the furniture. All of the
etahle dialers, (1?
the alarm was sounded and the Lente Father Shattuck'» going will lie regret- -tuff wae insured and the C. P. McGrew
produce dealers. 452.11 to (Sft.ll; fish
Her health broken by manv years of
Volunteers responded. As usual their te I by everyone he knew and hi.« loss is building wae insured for fifteen han-
GEORGE H. PITTS SUC
mongers (2:1.IS to |sc.x5. In the whole
school teaching In the middle west,
sale markets there Is an annual trade fire apparatus was hitched to the rear one felt by more than mere relatives dred dollars.
CUMBS TO HEART TROUBLE
Miea M. E. Wheeler came to the
turnover worth well above (1.000,000. of an automobile, ami when it turned and acquaintances. E very one who knew
Especial notice ie due the firemen
of which fish represents 12(0,000.
Willamette Valley a little more than a
th< corner to the north of the school him f«-ls it as a , r^oaal loss, so that who handled the situation nobly. No
George II. Pitts of Fourth Avenue, I far from the fishermen finding the fish house the strain on the axle was too sympathy to members of the family in
year ago. bought atmut 25 acres of
one ever thought (or an instant that
I market detrimental to their interests
wild land a few mile» south of Milwsu- Saginaw Heights, soccnmhed to the they welcome It and cheerfully observe much, it gave away and the chemical truly a heartfelt expsession of regret.
the fire would be put out before
km • nd commenced clearing it with effects of heart trouble on Thureday last i the rule forbidding sales on quays or was out of the fight. In the meantime
destroying the buildings, Most of the
her own hand,. By this spring she •t <5:1ft. lie had been confined to his | transit shells except under special per the school house I oee had been con
crowd expected to see it go to the other
Evening Star Notes
had grubbod out the brush and tree, tied for several weeks and was known mits.
nected up and it was carried out to the
side of the street, but when the top
•nd dvamited the Mump* on »even to I m * in a dangerous condition. Death
story was burned to nothing the fire
j may be taken as the best example of a fire and uaed to good effect.
•erne. A pa-t of thia land was planted cattle slowly and it waa two or three | flourishing French provincial city at a was soon under control. Had the fire Grange on August 2, Dr. H. F. Ong wae under control and by the time the
to oats which at the present time are hours after the crisis was reached be | considerable distance from the sea. The gotten beyond control it would have
lower floor had been weli ruined it too
more than 7 feet tall, and on another fore his day was done. The funeral | principal market, la Halle, is known all, endangered several residences and the •Rabies.” warning people of the wae under control. In only one in-
tract she is raising every kind of was held Saturday at 2 p. nt., at the
stance was there bad management, All
, Accommodations Is provided for 276 manual training department of the for an infected ckse.
vegetable that can be grown in Oregon. Pease undertaking rooms, and the in ' stalls, rente*I at 14 cents a day per school.
of the force wae used at the front while
As a result of the strenuous out-door terment was made at Mult* ninah Ceme | square meter for fruit, vegetables and
Before starting to the fire the captain
the rears were left practically free.
| cheese, while other stalls for meat amt of the team turned in a call at the city grange on record as being in favor of
life, Miss Wheeler has completely re tery.
Finally two men undertook to restrict
Mr. Pitta leaves a widow and six liv fish are rented at 33 cents tier square departn ent.
gained her health and says she cannot
Engine No. 9, Capt.
the spread there and then one of these
understand why everyone in Oregon
Hansen, Stitt» and Taylor, responded,
Immense Auction Sales.
great menace to the health of the com lett. About this time one of the city
children. Mrs. Moodenbaugli, Mrs
does not take up farming.
At the morning auctions, held at the making the tripto I-ents in six miputes,
wagons arrived and they proceeded to
Hoefer, are married daughters living in rear of the hall, are sold Immense quan stopping on the wav for the captain at munity.
make an attack on the rear.
Lenta, and a son, Walter E. Pitts alao tities of fish, oysters, lobsters, game, Kern Park. This made a rate of 56
One of the difficulties met in the
by the grange for his instructive talk.
lives at home. The other children live poultry, butter, cheese, eggs, fruit and miles an hour part of the distance.
fight was the very unsatisfactory con-
There is a rule that all
in the east. The family has the sympa
supplies must eome from outside Lyons,
the subject: “Fool Value of Vege diti >n of the L**nts hose supply. They
thy iif relatives and numerous friends. so that local store men cannot there
tables.” Mr. L. H. Wells discussed were short on the quantity, and the
dispose of surplus stocks, but dealers
Next Monday the Public Park girls, the “The Work'’,gnmn’e Compensa quality sas dc.'ldcdly bad. It is old
in other French cities often thus relieve
Circle Social a Success
Dr. E. C. Joss of Ivanhoe, near
These dressed as Spanish girls will proceed to tion Act,” telling of the merits of the and leaky. When new ho»e came from
The haiblkvrchici «ale and tea given by auctions not only enable local dealers the Peninsula and join in the exercises , Bill, and others spoke on the same eub- Kern Park it w*s connected and things
Creston, ami wife left home Tuesday at
noon for Vancouver B. (’., where they the Ijulir* «»1 the Grand Army Shiloh I io distribute supplies at cheap rates to planned for all children of the city who j ject, expressing the hope that there went better. The city departments co
I the small stores all over the city, but
«ill take steamer for Australia
Dr. Circle No. 19, at the home of Comrade
would lie no referendum on the Bill, operated gallantly. One te.xm came
wideawake housewives can froquentlx are taking instruction in park games
Joss lived at one time at Lents, in and Hiater Power* at Woo« I mere, wa* tell Just what the stores gave whole- Miss Gleiper, the lady appointed to in and if there was that the g ange would over two miles to join in the battle.
Evergreen Park, lie has been at the a great *u<ve** and much enjoyed by I sale for the produce offered to them struct the girls at the Lents park ha« stand by the Bill. R-ndings and reci- There were four city departments on
head of the Government Inspection all present. Over fifty were aorwd to a I retail later In the day; so a check can been Hseisted in the preparation of the j tations were given by Mary Tones, Jack the scene before it was done. Every
service in Oregon (or several year*. He moat delirious lunch. Table* wore *et 1 be kept on overcharges.
costumes bv Mrs. Gazelle, president of ' Bishop an.I Mrs. Marion Nelson. Three one seemed to have done tneir part and
The auctioneers are given a monopoly
goes to A ustralia for the purpose of in the dining room which wa* I trail ti- i of selling for 10 years, on binding them the Parent-Teache s Club, Mrs. B sidy« Hawinian girls gave two very nice the Lents Volunteers are again especi
studying their system of handling fully#<tecorated with our emblem», the | selves to pay to the city n sum equal and it hers of the Club. The boys of songs Piano solos were rendered by ally to be commended.
meats and other food products in American A hr *. Si*ter* Heald, Power*, ' to 2 per cent on the total annual sales. Lents will not j >in in the tournament Harriet Jones and Ruth Gibbs. The . Prospects for new building1» on the
preparation for market, The govern- and Mallett were pre*ent to *re that all The minimum Is fixed at $1930 for one this ytar for the reason their inrtructor, program was quite long but was much site o' the ones destroyed are good. It
or $5450 for four stands, to be
is probable that within the next three
ment is not desiroua of encouraging enjoyed thelmedve* and wore aerved. stand,
paid to the municipal treasury.
Two Mr Hewett, was not sent out early enjoyed by those present, a goodly
the importation of meats hut it is in
per cent Is added to the purchase price enough in the seas< n to» get the results nnmtier considering the warm day and months a new stone or brick structure
will be erected which will inimimize
terested in knowing the method» pur firm visiting Circles and G. A. R. of every payment made by the buyers al necessary to join in the park festival. that it was vacation time.
sued in the work of preparing such member* were present. The mun of $14 auction, and If thia does not amount to Mr. Hewett says the Lents boys are a
The matter of the continued publi the danger of Are.
meats aa they may desire to ship into wa* realised and a* no expenses were $1930 per stand for the year the auc splendid band of lads, attentive, alert, cation of the Grange Bulletin was dis
tioneer haa to make up the difference.
this country. Dr. J ims lias established attached to the affair, the Circle have The poorer classes benefit largely by and responsive to suggestions, and will cussed at considerable length by the
L. T. L. Picnic
a very high credit for reliability with the sum to add to their treasury. The these sales, banding together to buy make a good showing next year.
grange at their morning session. There
The County L. T. L. held its annual
wholesale and then dividing their pur
government officials of the Department
seems to be a strong feeling that the outing at Peninsula Park Thur»« lay,
of Animal Husbandry and he and one of humanity in general, being mainly a chases.
paper should be continued in some way July 31, the I-egions from Woodstock,
There are alao 17 markets for general
Laid to Rest
other inspector were seletted for these relief work, and deserve the impport of
not too hard on the finances of the Albina, St. Johns, Sunnyside and Lents
retail trade In Lyons.
foreign investigations. The other man all. They are now planning for a Market ot 1st Halle cost the city $m.-
Grange There is some talk of participating. After the picnic dinner,
six year old eon of Mr. and Mrs.
goes to South American Countries. Bazar to be held in the early fall.
The company which built It was
iniating an amendment asking for a which, unless appearance« deceive, was
given a conceaalon for 50 years on a
Bulletin Fund. This matter was re fully appreciated by the yonngsters,
divlalon of profile arrangement, but a«V>
Incident to the tire Sunday night within 18 months the utility of the mar Left to mourn big toes tM*sides his ferred to a committee who Will consult the company re pair« I to the gymnasium
Bake a roll of sausage in your cov- Harry Eaton made the trip to the ket aa an advantageous enterprise for
with the members of other granges of where a short program was rendered by
parents are two brothers and a host of
ered roaster, let it get very cold, slice Sandy river near Bull Run Monday the city was so clearly demonstrated
members of the several legions. The
thin, and sec what delicious, cold meat morning after three o’clock, in forty that the municipality bought the com
remainder of the afternoon waa occupied
with hia playmates. He waa laid to
you will have. You will find it tastes minute», and returned
Chao. Ward and family left Saturday in the various forma of amusement af
rest in Multnomah Cemetery bawide hie
much like the old-fashioned head Bohna in forty-two minute«, which ie
Vienna, with 1,700,00 people to supply, grandmother who prvceeded him to that afternoon for Bull Run where they forded by the park, ami they returned
cheese which "mother used to make.” some record for an early morning ride. has a magnificently managed system of better land.
to their home«, a tins! happy band.
will spend a few weeks vacation.
f. C. JOSS 10
CAUSES BAD SCARE