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THE ONTARIO ARGUS. ONTARIO, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1919
O. K. AIKEN, Editor nntl Publisher
Published Thursdays nt Ontario,
Oregon, and entered at tlio Ontario
post offico for distribution oh 2nd
8UBSC1UPTIONS Ono Yoar 1.G0
IIOL'NIM AT IiAHT.
Ontario In nt Inst stopping forth
mid showing noma confidence In
Itself. Whllo other towns In thin
vicinity were bolus Improved by resi
dents erectliiK homes Ontario, con
tinued to talk about Its ncod, but
took no action. Now things arc dif
ferent nnd tho sight of n new house
frnino will not startlo anyone.
Hlnco tho stnrt Is mado tho number
or houses that will bu built will bo
far inoro than was originally uot, for
this Is n contagious movement and
others nro getting tho fever to live
In homos of their own. It Is about
I lino Hint this epidemic spread. Last
Snturdny n man, accompanied by his
wife and small son enmo Into tho
Argus offico. Ha was carrying nn
Argtm want ad In his hand which
(old of two rooms to rent.
"Do you know where these rooms
nro located?" ho asked.
"Voa, hut thoy arc nlrondy taken,"
wn hnd to toll him, for tho ndvortlxer
hnd Just been In tho office to say
that tho ad hnd secured results.
"What do you people ovor hero
want?" countered tho wnuld-bo
ronler. "Voa ndvortlso Ontario nnd
Mnlhour county as n good placo to
romo to, but when pcoplo do come
you have no plnce to put thorn."
This man mum Imvo gono somo
placo clsn to llvo, for ho hns not been
seen on tho streets since. Thus was
another family lost to Ontario.
How many such fatnlllos Imvo
boon lost no ono knows. Wo bollovo
that fully fifty or inoro fnmlllos
would Imvo been hero this winter
hud thoro boon houses to accommo
date thorn. It Is thoroforo high
1 1 mo that Ontario folks show ns
much faith In their homo town ns do
I bono outsiders who romo oor hero
to mnko their homo.
WHY hH Attn NOT OlISIIUVKI)
Thoro Is n great deal of comment
theso days about foreigners not ob
serving tho laws of tho United States,
and demands that sinco they do not
conform to our laws they ought to
bo doportcd. It all sounds flno nnd
patriotic nnd all that, but dl'l you
over stop to think how oven those
who nro pledged to enforco the laws
Tako Just one sample, tho law pre
venting gambling, punch boards, etc
It may bo n foolish law, and punch
ing tho board may ha n harmless
pastime, and everyone docs It and all
thnt, yet, when tho authorities order
such practices to stop, and then pro
ceed to forget nbout It, Is thcro nny
wonder thnt tho people got tho Iden
(hat to vlolato any law Is all right?
If tho merchants of Ontario Imvo
tho right to permit gambling, nnd to
run punch boards, nil welt and good
Tho Argus Is perfectly willing that
they have that right; hut tho Argus
does object to having officers elected
to enforco nil tho Inws constituting
themselves ns legislators nnd elect
ing which laws they shnll enforce
nnd which they shall Ignoro. Thnt
Is whnt contributes to tho disrespect
for lnw for which America is noted.
It Is Just such things thnt glvo pub
lic sanction to tho Ignoring of courts
by tho miners nnd others.
If a lnw Is n foolish lnw tho quick
est way to Imvo It repealed Is to on
forco It, but whllo tho law Is on the
stntuto hooks nt least tho men who
nro elected to enforce tho laws
should obsorvo thorn.
It take u groat donl to nwakon tho
Atnorlcnu pcoplo to n realization of
dungor. Tho tho Pacific Northwost
has boon terrorized for yours by tho
nctlvltlos of tho I. W. W oKpcclnlly
In tho lumber roglons, tho public
generally hns nccoptcd tholr work ns
thnt of n fow fanatics nnd paid no
further attention to thorn.
Hut when thOHo dnstardly cowards
Hhot four flno American men, men
who wont forth to defend their coun
try, and who wero marching In n
peaceful parade, tho public nwoko to
the menace thnt It has permit tod to
rnlso Us bond In our laud.
Whllo ninny of tho I. W. W. mom
bors In tho Ccutralln gang nro for
eigners, tho mnjorlty wero not, nt
Icnst ko far as their nativity nnd cltl
xoiwlilp. Thereforo tho agitation
should not bo dlrectod to tho riding
of the country merely of moil of for
eign birth. Wo mtut got hold or tho
Ignorant flannel-mouthed Amorlcnn
agitator ns well. Wo van not deport
him but wo can put him where ho
will do no harm.
Tho publlo must .uudortituud thnt,
tho I. W. W. Is nt war with tho
United Stntos of Amorlcn ns thoy
now eoiiHiltutG thonitiolvos Into n
Kcnornmont, of tho peeple: by tho
peoplo; for tho people Thoy Imvo
commlttod nets of war, and nnnnront
ly thoy wnnt to contlnuo wnrfaro
That holng so, thoy should bo no
rommodntod. Tho moans for sup
prowling them nro nt hand. Tho pub
llo will support tho most rigorous
methods to rid tho land of Its on-omlos.
KTItAUJHT TALK lll'IITH.
Tho straight from tho shoulder
talk which Secretary of Lnbor Wil
liam II. Wilson gave tho coal oper
ators nnd tho conl minora In Wash
ington Inst Friday covered tho situa
tion exactly. Ho characterized tho de
mands of tho mou for n six hour day
nnd CO por cent Incrcuso ns preposterous.
Ho also took tho reactionary oper
ators to task for tholr nttltudo and
voiced tho opinion that tho public
has nccoptcd for somo time that It Is
tho victim or tho cupidity or men on
both sides or tho labor problom.
Whllo tho public takes heart In
tho statement or tho Secretary It
doos not get nny coal from thnt
source. It Is to bo noted that tho
minors, In tho majority of tho dis
tricts, Imvo Ignored tho federal
court Injunction. To nil intents nnd
purposes thoroforo tho coal minors
nro n law unto thomsolvcs, What
doos this menn, nnd whoro will It
load tho Amorlcnn peoplo If that Is
to bo tho nttltudo or other labor
Irrespective of tho merits or tlw
minors' contention tho order or tho
Court should bo obeyed. If tho mln
ors will not obsorvo orders of tho
court, how can thoy oxpect peoplo to
bollovo that they will ndhero to tholr
agreement, It thoy should mnko ono
with tho operators?
11' THK I'UIJMO STItlK'K.
Suppotso tho publlo wont on strike?
Mumbors or tho labor unions prob
nbly novor have tnkon Into consldor
utlon whnt would happen to thorn If
tho publlo took tho unmo nttltudo
nnd methods In gottlng action as Is
contemplated In strikes and boycotts.
Hut suppose that tho public would
bo put out ot btuinosti If tho rail
road men wnlkod out nnd said to tho
"You rofimo to limit goods so that
wo oau continue to do busliioss. You
rofuso to work and us tho result
hundreds will stnrvo because jou can
not ngroo with your amnio) or. All
right, wo rofuso to soli you what lit
tlo wo Imvo loft In stock, until after
our other customors havo boon cared
Of course, It may bo fantastic to
Imngluo such n ultuntlou but it is
Just ns logical as tho nttltudo or tho
unions who would mnko tho Inno
cent publlo freozo or stnrvo to forco
n decision. It could bo mado to
work both way a if tho public was ns
well organized ns tho unions nro.
tin: AfiD tiwt.
A dlsclplo or Americanism recent
ly gavo this as tho acid tost to bo np
piled to nny proposal or govern
montnl chnngo nnd wo bollovo It rills
tho hill to n too. In aubstnuco It was
ns follews: "Wo bollovo In pollclos
thnt will promote liberty nnd Justice
That Is it, liberty and Justlco ror
nil. Not liberty ror ono gnng to tho
detriment or nnothor, but liberty
nnd Justlco ror nil.
To nttnlu this It may bo that thoro
nro uccc-stmry somo changos 111 our
present laws nnd customs, but If so,
thoro Is n way open to attain those
ends. Wo Imvo tho grentost InBtru
mout ror Justlco In tho world,
the Amorlcnn ballot box, Thnt
Is tho placo to sottlo political differ
oiicos. No othor place Is needed
Whon you hoar a street comor
agitator condemning America nnd
hor ways listen to his proposals for
bettering conditions nnd seo whether
or not thoy will stand this ncld test,
or "llborty nnd Justlco ror nil." If
thoy do, thoy will somo day bo ronl
Ized. If thoy do not, wo don't want
thorn, that's all,
timi: I'OH ACTION,
Tho damnable outrago at Con
trulla, Washington, on Armistice
Day should nt last nwakon tho Amor
lean peoplo to a realization or what
a mennco Is hlddon within tho ranks
or tho I. W. W.
Tho tlmo tor tomporlzing Is past
Tho pcoplo want action This land
must bo mado too hot a placo tor
that brand ot cowardly whelps to
oxlst In. Oregon must do Its part by
Immodlntoly backing tho Amorlcnn
Legion, In Its Americanization cam
paign. Next, stops should bo taken
to sustain tho otflcors or tho law to
loonto and broak up overy gang or
radicals who would overthrow this
Amorlcan government. And by all
moans steps must bo taken to re
establish tho death penalty ror lnur
dor In this statu.
John Lewis' declaration, "Wo nro
Americans and wo will not fight our
government," will go down In his
tory ns ono of tho great statements
pronounced by tabor leaders. It Is to
bo hoped that tho rank nnd file or
tho men will follow his example.
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