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COURSE OF POLIII-
Prof, French of Agricultural College
Tbe monthly meeting o( the District
No. 15 Development U-ague met al
Laiibaiaar hall at Bellroee station on
Saturday evening, January 31. Heventy-
five tuniiilsr» were present.
usual routine of business the speaker of
the evening. Prof. French of CorvalHe,
Prof French has lieen engaged in
agricultural extension work (or some
thirty years and Is a uational authority.
He is now our state superinleurlrnt of
the Farm, Fl« Id and Demonstration
work carrien on by the national depart
ment of agriculture in all the states
He expiaine«l the purpose of the move
ment which has l>een reeeutly started in
Oregon, It Is tbe latentiou of the De-
;>arttnent te put a man lu every county
as a supervisor of the work and as an
advisor for any or all the people of the
Prof. French said Oregon had prote
ably the le-st laws on this subject of
any stale. Our state will duplicate any
county appropriation which la made lor
the purp«MM*and tiie college at Corvallis
will help to secure a man—not a stu-
dent—but a man of experience.
dwelled on the fact that the com-
misaioners ul Multnomah counts have
already set aside a definite amount for
ths work and that the county can have
a man a- noon as the farmers make the
proper request of the commissioners
who will then secure tbe state aid.
The speaker advocated the teaching
of the industries and domestic science
an«i the farm extension work in the
schools, beginning in tbe lower grad«*«
and in that manner connect the inter
est in the schools with the homes, in
After some lighter entertainment and
the serving of lunch the league ad-
journe«i to meet the last Hatunlay in
FIRE! FIRE! FIRE!
The lecture by C. H. Chapman on
the 19th is the first of a series being
arranged by the Political Hcirnce De
partment of Mt. Hcotl W. C. T. U.
They are especially planned for instruc
tion, information and general education
of our new voting constituency.
Chapman is to sjieak on the “Resjionsi-
bility of the Individual Thought of the
While all are cordially invited to
these lectures, both men and women,
! old and new voters, it is especia ly
I planned for the newly enfranchised. If
there lie any woman in our community
indifferent, any also who do not care to
vote, are earnestly urged to* come and
hear Mr. Chapman.
needs no Introduction.
He is well
known as one of our ablest educators,
deepest thinkers and most entertaining
The lectures are free ami the place of
meeting chosen is as central as possible
and near the car line so that those liv
ing at a distance can come. Time:
I Thursday, February in, at 3 o’clock.
Place: Friend's church, one block south
of car station at l-enta. Do not fail to
attend. Tell everybody to come.
Section Line Has Water Company
The 8. E. T. chib were delightfully •
The Section Line Water Cotuixny
I entertain«*«! at th«- home of Miss Letty has la-en organized, H. C. Wortman,
I Smith. 9th Ave., TiKwday evening. The Mattie E. Buckley, ai.d John H. Horen-
rooms were tastefully decorated and sen being the Incorporator«, The pur-
carried out in a yellow scheme, there poae of the company is to serve the
being yellow streamers, chrysanth-1 district northeeet of l^nta with Ball
emuns an<l souveniors of the same shaiie. 1 Run water, buying it of the city
It was tbe moM largely attended m«s-t-1
company is capitalised st *5<lO
ing yet held by the club, there» ls-ing
twenty four of th«- meuitiers present. A
dainty collation was served oy the
hostgssi. TI m * club will meet at the i The announcement made last wegk
The funeral service of Mrs. Maude
: Smither was held at the M. E Church
Monday at 3 p. m. The funeral addrese
was given by the pastor. Mrs. Smith
ers was born in Nebraska, Oct. 4, 1882
and died at her home in Vale. Oregon,
January 29. 1914. She leaves a hue
tiand, five children, and many friends
to mourn her death.
bom«- of Mrs. Wallace Bleything, Wtxsl- | relative to the Sons of Veterans Dra-1 Mrs. Mary L. Weeks was laid to rwl
mere Station, next Tues«lay eveuing.
matic club is said to have been in error. Monday the 2nd. Mrs. Weeks lived on
No club has been formed and the com the Fuller road, south of I-ents. She
mittee appointed to complete arrange was tí) years of age. She leaves a eon,
Two ini|x>rtant road improvements to
ments has not announced its plans, E. W. Simmons anda daughter. Mrs.
b«i inaiie near Greaham in the roads.
and nothing definite can tie reported. C. R. Ford of Sioux City, Iowa.
One is the elimination of the * 8” curve
on the Section ^.ine Roati and the Itaath
A NEW EOG RECORO
Curve on ti>e cross roml. The former
A dry sleeping accommodation la an
"Wbat'a In a name’" may welt .-V
will be avoitied by running straight
absolute necessity. Good ventilation
through. The only day to «iisptiee of askbd of the hen at the Oregon agfi-
Is almost as Important. Slates, tiles.
the latter will he to continue the Cross
the world’s record for a year's egg Isranls and corrugated Iron are too
I road directly south til) it strikes tin-
production. Rhe Is numbered like a cohl for pigs to make the greatest
S«M-t ion Line.
There Is nothing which
convict in a is-nltetitinry. and her des progress.
It ia pro|Hi*rd to honor James Jackson
ignation Is C 543. and <lurim? the past gives the necessary ventilation and
and J. N. Powell, pioneer« of Powell
year she laid 291 eggs This exc«-eda warmth in all seasons as a good foot
The annual short course in agricul
Valley, who followed the Indian trail
by nine eggs the former record held by thick of wheat straw. Exercise, es-
now known as the Powell Valley road to ture and its allied interests will be held a Canadian lien and by teu eggs the pecially la-tween weaning and fatten
Gresham by inscribing their name« on iu Burn- from February 16 to 21 in record of the former American cham ing. Is also of very great importance.
clusive. A special effort will be made pion owned by the Missouri experi Coal or ashes and water should lie
the fountain on Powell road and Main
to assist the new settlers who have ment station. C 543 is a cross be w'thln the reach of pigs of all ages to
street, in Gresham. James Jacksonand
from other state» and have found tween a Plymouth Rock and a White assist in counteracting the natural
Dr. J. N. Powell were the first settlers
conditions to which they are. Leghorn nnd begnn her remarkable acidity of the stomach. A handful of
in Powell Valley at Gresllam. and took
common sulphur given once a week
The Burns Com year’s performance as a pullet at five i
up land where Gresham now stands.
will lie helpful. Great regularity in
Powell Valley road was a crooked Indian mercial Club will arrange for suitable on April 21). 191*2. and laying her first feeding, with absolute cleanliness, is no
balls in which to hold meetings ami
very small detail.
trail when they traveled over it. Dr.
also care for visitors from distant parts egg Oct Ki. An interesting feature
P«iwell gave Main street in Gresham for
In connection with her performance Is
Snuffles In Sh««p.
nearly a mile, and the fountain at the of the county.
that for half of the period she was one
Tills |a the time of year when this
crossing in the town which is one of tin
of a flock of fifty hens and for the re
disease liecnmes prevalent.
attractive features of th» place. It is
The Harmony Public Improvement mainder of the time in a fiock of forty
It Is similar to a bad cold In persons
hens. These hens were kept in a <-ol-
planned to have their names inscribed : Society
was entertained by Mrs
Keep the sheep In dry quarters that
on the fountain. These pioneers have Treichel at her home in Brooklyn on
are well ventilated, but free from
died and their Isidies repom- in the WedMtday, January 22.
After the mash In the morning, moistened two drafts.
usual dinner and the bnsine-s of the or three times a week with buttermilk
One of the liest remedies is to hold
day were disposed of, a very good liter and other mornings with water Whole the animal and make it inhale the
Gresham will have a new institution ary program was given in which Mrs oats and wbent constituted the grain fumes from tar which has lieen poure*j
¡Spooner, Mrs. I.itzenlierg at.d Mrs. ration, while green food was given in over red hot coals.
in the form of a laundry.
Fresh plue tar can also be put in the
Treichel took |>art.
Ibe meeting ot the shape of kale or j-lover.
scraps kept liefore the hens constantly i mouth and on the nose
Work has begun on the new Auto
Prevention Is better than cure.
1 Spooner ami a very pleasant time wan completed the rntion. A runniug |>en
Keep the sheep dry jind protected
mobile factory at Gresham.
scratching shed made out of rough from storms.
Pleasant Valley grangers are very
AROUND THE GOUNIY
A basket social will be held at the I
A WORD TO THE WOMEN.
Gilliert school house Saturday evening,
There is a type of well meaning
February 7, for the benefit «if District's
45 Brass band.
The proceeds will be folks and most of them are women -
who ought to be suppres*<«*il in some
used to help purebase instruments,
effective wiry without serious phys
music, etc. The ladies are invited to
ical Injury. The t.v|>e in question w.is
Rumors are again at large to the effect bring, each, a I kix nr basket containing described by a friend In a converse
that the Milwaukts- R. R. has bean buy lunch for two, and the gentlemen should tlon a few dii.vs ago. He suld his wife
ing up acreage in the flat east of Ia>nts. nbt forget their p«x-ket Isxiks.
bad not been well for some time past
and that w hen the nelghlHirs came in
The idea is caried that the Milwaukee
the majority of them would dwell
wants tin- ground for shops. What
Herald List Grows
with long facea upon the III or ills
alsmt those at Golf Junction.
The following ;ersons have turned in from which she was suffering and
subscriptions to the Herald < ithin the some of them suggt*st ailments that
I-ewis Shattuck, of Gresham has
past two weeks and others are coniina : had no connection with her trouble at
traded his tiresham pr<i|s-rty for a dairy
Joe Mlers; Mrs. Susie Morgan; Dr. ail. So nervous <lld this poor woman
farm in Columbia County.
O. A. Hess; Mrs, L. Burkhart; E. M. become ns a result of these sympa
Scheuerman; L. N. Perry; W. A. Ash; thetic and neighborly visits that she
News comes from Riddle, Ore., of the Dr. Fawcett; Henry Knapp; T. H. nearly went Into a state ot nervous
death of Noah Cornntt, at one time a Willbanks; F. E. Smith; F. L. Lents; collapse. In the nnme of decency and
humanity, you Indies who belong to
resident of Eastern Multnomah
IT. T. Bischoff; W. Blackburn; Rev. this tribe, when you call on a neigh
Th. Scbildknecht; M. B. Camp; Georgia bor who is depressed and in poor
W. E. Markell's store at Pleasant Ewing; Mrs. W. B. Chappeeu; J. Mills- health, talk about the sunshine, the
home, wse entered by burglars Tuesday paugh; Ned Curtis; Geo. E. Stoner; fresh air. flowers, birds and other
night and *75. worth of gisais was M. St»ffy; G. H. Schermerhorn; A. 11. things that make life sweet and worth
Linder; Frank Milev; W. H. Wilhams; while mid even discuss the latest
H. M. Wing; I. W. Richardson; Mrs. J. styles in dress and headgear, but don't
Gresham Grange has returned most W. Brock; B. G. Retheford; Jonas dwell upon the causes, results or possi I
bilities of her III health or give a har
of its former officers. H. E. Davis is Bergman; Dick Markley ; A. M. Simons;
rowing recital of your own pains or
master; W. R. Parsons, Lecturer, and Mrs. Gust Nelson; B. L. Gibson;
What she needs most Is
cheering up and to forget for a little
Strack; Gao. L. Carr and J < -ething
while her own distress. This form of
Gresham will have a half mile of
service hasn't quite the standing of
pavedstreet, reaching fromthet). W. P.
Bert Hanlenbeck is having hie house converting the heathen nnd sending
to the Mt. Hood Line. This will he a fitted up completely with plumbing and them money and old clothing, but it b
one of which there is dire need
very valuable improvement in tlie town. h-d and cold water conveniences.
much distiirlMsl over the n*sults of the
recent Grange election. Many of the
members say the grange would get a
new lease on life if they had a change
in some of the officers.
^^•4’ Î2. No. 6
LENTS, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1914.
Naval Sores In Calves.
In view of congressional duM-ussions
relative to a raise in second claims postal
Thursday and Friday, Busy Days
rate- a omnAtUf representing moat of
the Granges in Multnomah County ruet
Risks Big, Lamp Explosion En
in Portland on Monday and drafted the
following resolutions which will be sent
dangers Family, No One Hurt.
to Oregon re;,resentativee in Congress.
Whereas, there is to be an investi
Thursday and Friday of last week
gation held on February 9th by the corn-
dangerously near being bad days in
mitte on Poetoffioee, with a view of
of Lenta firemen. The trouble
ascertaining moat feasible plan ot de
creasing the deficit in the poeta) depart **gan with a call from the home of M.
8. Hazen, on Campbell Street. Thia
Whereas, is has been suggested by
turned out to be a hurning flue. No
certain interested persons that such de
ficit Is- provided for by an increase in damage was «lone but a badly scared
postal rates upon second-class mail; and j neighborhood and family were glad it
Whereas, it would, in our judgement, was no worse.
work a hardship upon the people at
That night about 10 o’clock an alarm
large, and M well npon th«- printers and was turned in from the home of Ward
publixliere of magazines, papers an»I Brothers, on North Main St. The Benge
periodicals, to have any increase upon boys returning home discovered Ward
the |s>stage thereon, and we believe that Brest, feed liarn on fire. The barn was
the better plan would be to relieve such found to be thick with smoke ami a
deficit by a decrease, if possible in the bunch of baled straw bed«ling
cost of transportation, rather than by an j on one side ami of hay on the other,
increase in the rate of postage:
, The fire seems to have started in the
Now. Tb«-refore, we, the undersigne«] straw and it had burned through the
representing various Granges of Mult- i manger and one horse g->t his right side
Another horse was singed
nomah County, State of Oregon, do here- blistered.
by protest against any increase in postal somewhat. The fire was soon pnt out,
rates as to second-elaas mail matter, and after the horses had all been taken from
-uggi-st ami recommend that said com- the barn. There were seven horses in
mitte investigate the plan of reducing the bam, and one of them was quite
cost of transportation of such mail by valuable.
Government ownership of ears therefor, I On Friday a fire occurred on Brace
or other means, lieiieving, as we do, Street,
caused by a small oil explosion.
that the (Government can by handling The sitting room of the home of Mr.
such mail in this manner largely redo«*, and Mrs. Prink was the scene. In some
if not entirely eliminate the deficit now way a lamp was overturned, broken,
and the room was Instantly in flames.
The paper was burned from the walls
the furniture damaged.
A group of friends of Miss Hattie
Willis, of fjents, surprised her last Friday Prink ran over to give assistanc-- and in
evening with a miscellaneous shower. breaking into a window got hi« hinds
The evening was pleasantly spent with liadly cut. The house was saved ami
music and games after which supper was some repairs made it as good as ever.
served. Among those present were Miss
Frankie Nichole, Mias Helen Johnson.
Miss Anna Achinaon, Mias Marie Huxley
Miss Fay Hickox, Mias Fay Rhodes.
Fred Homing, Wesley Barker and Guy
There are 16 maples in the United
State», moet of them being eastern
. specie«. Tbe moet valuable, not Only
I be«-anse of the product of its sap but
also of the lumber, is sugar maple.
It has been demonstrated that over-
grazed stock ranges on the nation)
forests can be brought back to use
under a system of regulated grazing
faaster than if they are left unused.
German pencil manufacturers are
looking to California incense cedar for
The establishment of a
pencil factory in California is not
The two school entertainments given
this week netted about *40, which will
be applied on pictures for the assembly
We have just six new high grade steel
ranges worth regular *42 to -ell at *29
cash, cheaper than settoml hand. Come
quick, no more at this price. Alvord's
Sometime* h dry. hnreh cough is an
ulMtluiite conditiun to correct, but the ' There is promise of a I arg» turpentine
following Is a giMM). simple cough sirup I industry in the west and southwest, the
that shoul I lie kept on baud for cough raw product being supplied . by the
ing cow*: Simmer together over a slow resinous gum of western yellow pine.
tire two ounces oil of tar. three ounces
extrnctMf belladonna, three ounces sir
Mrs. W. E. Walker, has moved from
up of squills, «me pouud grnnulut«*«t
sugar, one-half pint water. Constantly Falla City, Ore. tn 104 10th. Ave., lente.
stir while melting until It apiiears like
a thick sirup. Give one tableepoonful
Dance an<i oyster supper, Seward’s
on the tongue twi«?e daily. You may
hall, Tuesday evening, February 10.
ludge the quantity In making by the
numlier of cuws to treat.
Artisans. I^nts Royal Assembly 210.
ganised in nearly all of the sebtmls in
_ J these clubs
... be en-
titled to bulletins and information and
advice of every sort regarding -any line
More than 120 million board feet of I
timber was given away free bv the
government last year to settlers and • I '
minereliving in or near the national
Keep your barn ns clean as possible
when «-.-living takes place. Wash the
newlsirn calf with a mild solution of
.intiseptii- ns often ns twice dally. Tie
the navel with aseptic silk thread
mid snip ofT lielow ligature. The trou
The forest service collected 40,010
ble Is caused by infection from ex pounds of tree seed last year for use ir.
tenia I sources.
reforestation work. The total area re-
forested was about 30,(MX) aces.
Cough Sirup For Cowl
The name shoe boil is a misnomer,
an lmpro|>er term for the condition. It
is true that sometimes^he shoo eni--,*-
these enlargements, but more often It
does not. The damage done to ellww
is brought about by the anlmnl at
tempting to rise when the fore feet are
exteaded. The nnimnl gives one violent
lunge to get up. and the bruising Is
done when It pounds down Just before
the upward direction Is taken. Hav
ing It removed by a competent man is
the only sane and s?fe remedy.
will earnestly strive to make themselves
proficient in potato growing. raising
corn, vegetables or pigs, sawing, cook
ing and baking, or in keeping farm and
dairy accounts may find themselves en
titled to a reward well worthy their
beet efforts. The Agricultural College
co-operating with the Sute 8upe>inten-
dent of schools, n is planning to give at
least two boys from each county in the
state a trip to Salem for the entire week
of the eUte fair. In addition, at least
| ten of the highest scoring prize winners
have all __ their expenses
paid on a
visit to the Panama~Pacifie ExpiZ
Bt 8an Francisco next yea
ir. It expect
«j that indn
i„h. will tie or
In the gardening contest fractional
tracts must be cultivated and accurate
records of every detail of its results
must be kept. It is hoped that a large
noroonln»., of _11
-V __ in
the state will take part in this content.
Equipped with stock from the Oregon
Agricultural College, carrying expert
instructors from that institution and
also a number of farmers who have
proven that hog raising and dairying
are profitable pursuits in Oregon, the
Southern Pacific demons! tation train
will start from 1 tide pend-nee on the
morning of Feb. 2, concluding its trip
at Albany on the 14th, in the mean
time having passed over ail 8. P. and
P. E. A E. lines. Arrangements have
been made for two lectures with demon
strations at every stop.
This train is
intended to take the advantages of the
College direct to the barn door of the
farm and stands for practical farro
Believing that alfalfa growing is. of
vast importance, not only to the live*
stock interests of the state, but also in
Its relation to the up-building and
maintenance of soil fertility, the State
Superintendent of Public Instruction
has set aside the entire second week of
March as "Alfalfa Week."
school in Oregon, including the one-
room country school will le expected to
place special emphasis on the subject
In the lower grades this
instruction will be in the form of story
telling by the teacher and comments
Advertise«! letters for week ending
a- d questions by the pupils,
January 31, 1914.
upper grades, all the written composi-
Aleeina, David; Axford, Mrs. R. M.;
fions of the classes will be on the sub*
Banks, Mrs.; Con lee, R. E.; Griffiths,
iect of alfalfa and its relation to other
G. C.; Johnson, C. H.; Taylor. Mrs.
Alice; Lents, Mr. Willie; tawis, Mrs.
F. J.: McElroy, David; Park, Mrs. O.
Gr, dlawley, Nathan; Haling, Muriel;
Little Mise Eva An<ter*oa of room 17
Taylor, Edward; Thomsen. Lantikke; of the Lente schools won the silver
” imi > v Albert E.
. C. *.
in the vv W.
Geo. W. Sprint, Postmaster. | at the school house last Friday.