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About The daily gazette-times. (Corvallis, Benton County, Or.) 1909-1921 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 11, 1909)
Lord Northcliffe's High Tribute
to Our Temperament.
'AMERICA LIKE A BIG BOY."
English Publisher Says Americans Are
a Nation ' of Dreamers, but With . a
Great Future Believes We Should
Produce Great Musical Composer'.
"I have observed thai the difference
between the Americans and the Eng
lish is that the former are all optimists
and the' latter are all pessimists," said
Lord Northcliffe, who' controls the Lon
" don Times and sixty or more other for
eign publications, on his recent ' visit
to Chicago. Everything Lord North
cliffe saw was a target for his' com
ment For America he sees a great
"Tour whole nation, the members of
which have been described to me as
frenzied money grabbers," he said, "I
find to be dreamers a whole nation of
"Do you know, it is ludicrous to me
jto look at some of your papers and see
" bow old -fashioned they .are. . Look at
- the American papers today, all dlscuss-
- lng whether there should be an income
- tax or not, what wages women should
: receive and all these old labor prob
: Jems that we -buried years ago. You
. are a whole decade behind Europe. Do
jou people realize that?
America Like a Big Boy.
' "Why, -1 look on America as I would
look on some young boy just off for
college or as I would on a young couple
newly married. The country delights
me. I am enthusiastic over it. You
have a great future, but your troubles
are all ahead. '
"Tou have one tremendous figure
here. I mean your late and future
President Theodore Roosevelt. He is
- a splendid man. One nation does not
produce more than two or three men
. Uike that."
?Do you believe that he will again
, le president of the United States?"
"Why can I doubt it? Everywhere I
have been the people have talked
Roosevelt to me. You worship him.
There is nothing like it hi Europe,
rsnch hero worship. And he deserves
it too. He is a tremendous figure."
"Do you believe he will be ranked
jflmong . the great statesmen of the
"Assuredly I do. We are still close
fc hlnv however, and it is hard to
tell. Certainly we have no one. like
rfcim in Europe today."
Speaking of the difference between
the English ana tne American temper'
ament, he said:
"The Englishman is a born pessi
mist. He is' never content with sur
face indications; he is always looking
beneath to find something' rotten,
something warping, something wrong;
he is never sure that he is prosperous,
no matter how rich he is.
"You Americans, on the other hand,
are radical optimists. A glance at the
surface satisfies you? Every one of
you believes that America is the great
est country In' the" world' and" that
Americans, are - the greatest people.
You are taken up with dreams" of a
great future.' . '.-
Should Produce Great Composer.
" "And I believe that the future of
America is great. You should pro
duce the next great musical composer
here. -. I do not know that you will,
but you should, for yon have all the
elements a Teutonic strain, a Slavonic
strain and a fine enthoslasm every
where. The two greatest artists of re
cent years were Americans'; Whistler
and Sargent And your standards in
the higher fields of culture are grow
- After visiting the1 University of Chi
cago Lord Northcliffe said: "John D.
Rockefeller could make nor better use
of .his vast wealth than the founding
of your wonderful university. You
should appreciate your rich men for
the wise use of their millions." .
He was asked his opinion of J. Pier
pont Morgan. '
"J. Pierpont Morgan?" he replied.
"Why, if he had lived In- the middle (
ages he would have been another' Lo
renzo fie' Medici another Lorenzo the
GAYNOff LOWS IN PUBLIC EYE.
Career of Noted Jurist; Democratic
Nominee Fow Mayor of New Yorlt '
Judge WlllftMa- J. Gaynor, who has
been nominated fey the Democrats for
mayor of New'Sork, has' been: before
the public for many years,' and by poli
ticians generally fe- regarded as a radi-.
call His last appearance in the- lime
light ' was when lur championed the
cause of George Duffy of Brooklyn,
whos-picture -was im tbe rogues' gal
lery and who declared that although'
he had never' been eonvicred of a1
crime1 t6e police refuse to remove- his
picture-aod' arrested hiai without provocation-
on many occasions. r
: It was the Duffy case-whiirK result
ed In the dismissal' of General Bing
ham from the office of police commis
sioner. Judge Gaynor caosed an in
vestigation of the case, and? Mayor Mc
Clellari Held that' youngr Duffy had!
been improperly treated by: the- police:
Judge G'aynor previously attracted:
public attention, when, in-1996, be held
that' it was Illegal for the Brooklyn'
When Opportunity Knocks.
A New Jersey farmer whose farm
i' near a school for boys was greatly
annoyed by " the depredations of the
youngsters. Finding two of the boys
helping themselves to his choice ap
ples, he ushered them from, his prem
ises, ably assisted by the toe of his
The following day he found the
same boys loitering in the vicinity of
his orchard fence.
"What you young scamps hangin'
round here for?" he shouted. "I told
you yesterday what you'd git' if I
caught you on my land ag'isx.'
"Yes, sir, we- remember;"' explained
the spokesman. "We didnt come for
apples this; time. We eame- to ask you
to Join our football erevehi"' Harper's
Magistrate Did yow arrest tSe pris
oner, McNntty? Officer McNutty
did, yer honor. Magistrate Did he of
fer any resistance? Officer McNutfy
Only $2, yer honor-Chfcaeo News.
The Daily Gazette-Times, 50c month.
itJIIII I Millie
upper courts held that it wsslegw.for
the company to charge a doblr fare.
Judge Gaynor first attracted public
attention when he took part ta the in
vestigation of the election frauds at
Gravesend In 1893. , :As a result of this
investigation several men were sent to'
prison, and. one of the most c erupt
"election gangs" New York' city eve
knew was broken up.. This made Judge
Gaynor a conspicuous figure, and a
short time later he was nominated by
the Republicans and independent Cemr
crats for a place on the supreme const
bench. He was elected for fourteen
years to 1893 and was- re-elected, fix
1907 and assigned for service in tbar
He was born in Whitestown, New
York state; fifty weight1- years: ago and!
went to Brooklyn in 1873 to do news
paperwork. He had received ari'edn--catfon'
fir the Whitestown seminary and
a school Va Boston. While doing news
paper work be studied law and was
admitted' to the bar in the early sev
enties. .- , -
-. Judge G'aynor is one of the executors
of the- estate- of WHIIa'm Zlegler, for
mer head of the baking powder trust
who left between $30,000,000 and $35,
OOOXKX): From this Judge Gaynor de
rives a sutiBtantix! income.
f We do the Best Plumbing and
Cra fujl line o Plumbers1 Supplies ,
Hardware; Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Cream Sepa-
rators, Graniteware, Tinware and Builders'
Congo Roofing and Quick Meal Ranges
J0DGB WTLI.IAM J. GATNOBU -
Rapid' Transit company ,'to charge
more than, one- fare to -Coney Island.
This decision: was rendered In the case
of a Dr. McFarTane, who had refused
to pay the' two fares regularly col
lected by tUe- railroad company- Many
thousands of New York residents-re--
member the- riots whicfr followed, the
issuance-OS this decision. Tie Sunday
crowds bound for Coney Island de
clined toj pay the two fares,, and. the
entire pollee force was required, to pre
vent incibient rebellion. '1 Hundreds of
persons, were Injured. . A few days
later Judge Gaynor advised all! travel
ers to pay the two fares until the
higher- courts could pass upon the de
cision.: This siODDed confusion. ! The
St. Louiir Ntair Woulcf Educate His Fel-
lbw Citizens In Politeness.
Are- you1 willing; to give up your seat
to any woman who Is standing in a
street car?' : It' yon are yon may wear
an A'.. R: Stafford tree blue button. If
you wear this- button yon are pledged
to see- that tne-women are seated be
fore the men. " . -
Mr: Stafford' believes that if St. Louis
men f bllow his- pfan for one week they
may get into the habit He has lived
fir New York, CWcago and St. Louis,
and he says that f the three St: Louis
is the most polite; but he believes there
Is room for- improvement. He first
broached1 his1 idea fa asjetter in a Stl
Louis newspaper, heeded "Be Seated,
. The small' button is to be covered
with navy blue silk, and he will bear
the expense of manufacture. He re
cently ordered 1,000 for delivery and.
says more will be forthcoming as needed.
Benton County Lumber Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds of , .
fir Lumber, Mouldings, Cedar Posts,
Sawed and Split. Qedar Shakes
Doors, Windows, Lime, Brick, Cement,
Pbisot Sauad" hr PfirtadelDhia School:.
The "poison- squad' idea as to chil
dren's- food! is to- fee adopted In rnua-
delphla; schools; Special lunches will;
be supplied: to- some sehools, while pbt
pil&: in others wHt be allowed to eatr
what they' prease, and mental andi
physical' eomparisotts will be made at:
the-end) af the-terax.
The Gazette-Times 50c per month.
1 Doors, Windows, Lime, BrtcK, Cement,
Shingles, etc 1
I and "...p.-aW-i
H I il beautitui mustratea catalog, wa l. I
I I complete cultural directions.'' ..T f
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