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packing baunsr» in the «treats. »
That is resorted to liecause of it« be-
mg cheaper than some other forma.
Thia ordinance might do away with
Trade Conspiracy Ordinance.
that, il it i« ttnally sustained that it 1«
To the Editor:
uot a form of free «peecli,
a »« ina«
In the confusion of candidatsa and
Sime of thee«' poor, ignuraut, labor
issues before the voters in the com fighters imagine that is the only form of
ing election, there is danger that boycotting
some measures which are of vital | It is my inalienable right to refuse Io
importance but which are apparently I deal with a man because he has red
unimposing, may be given slight at I hair, or a cut lip, or a false leg, if 1
tention by the citixens of Portland, chooss to put forth such excuse» as
in the fact of what they may con ! reason».
ceive to be larger issues.
And it is luy inalienable right to tell
One of the measures which no other people WHY 1 see til to withhold 1
citixen of Portland should permit my more or le»» valuable |>at rouage
himself to minimise, as to its ini- I from lorn.
port&nce at this time, is the measure
It in doiug so be has l>eeu »latidcred
known as the Trade Conspiracy Or he has other recourse than having me
dinance, which is designed to give arrested for conspiracy.
the city power sufficient to control
It is my lualieuably right to TELL
some of the forces most dangerous my fellow citizen» WHY 1 will not work
to industrial peace.
for another man, and to ask other» to
The people of the United States, help me in bringing him to a reasonable
was held Tuesday in Lone Fir
in any community where there is in I frame of mind.
CARCELY a week goes bj that tho newspaper« don't print
Cemetery’, with the flags of the ' of home calls to mind that each dustry of any kind, dare not tem No city ordinance can upaet the con
a story of some foolish housewife who thoughtlessly
city at half mast. Dr. Lane’s head of a family has an obliga porise now on measures which will stitution of the state and United States.
started a fire in tho stove where «lie had stored away the
claim to fame lies in his rugged tion to fulfill, a duty imposed clear the way to uninterrupted and Declaring the consulting together of
savings of u lifetime. Money placed in a stove or in a
honesty, his downright sincerity, by
1 the Diety which, if the flame peaceful prosecution of manufactur men who have, or think they have, a
teapot or under a carpet docs not draw interest. It is not safe
ing. for the future depends more grievance »garnet you or me, to talk
from thieves. It is not safe from fire. Money deposited in a bank
and his absolute fearlessness. < of love burns brightly, will lie a than many of us realise, upon every over how to inform their (neuds of
draw« interest. The steel vault« in our bank are impervious to
Indeed in these qualities he has pleasure
to perform—building a factory turning out all it is capable your attitude, or mine, toward them,
fire and thieves. Bank your money with u*.
justly been likened to “Honest I home, giving comfort, beauty of.
aud ask them to assist us by refraining
Fomenting labor troubles at this ; from patronizing them, 1« an inalien
Abe.” As Superintendent of i and protection to his family.
right, and cannot be takeu away
the State Hospital for the Insane,
Here is the place where char time is little short of treasonable. able
troru them by city ordluauce, any more
as Mayor of Portland, and as i acters are formed; where the
disputes through methods which aim than can the right of religious belief,
United States Senator he has al- essentials
of citizenship are in to tie up the production of any con suffrage, power to travel about without
ways been the foe of graft and ; stilled into the minds and cern. or to hamper or destroy its consent of the town council, free speech,
inefficiency, the friend of the | hearts of the children; where efficiency—a method hateful to the a free press aud other rights hard won
poor and oppressed, the cham they should be taught to look public at all times—is doubly to lie oy past generations. Restricting s\icti
lights only makes more trouble and
pion and exponent of honest con for the beautiful and pure guarded against at this time.
nowhere in the end.
The mass of American labor is
viction. It is sad to think that things of life.
The most that this ordiuauce can do
loyal, but there can be no certainty
the bitter and almost venomous
l»e the as to what moment some labor agi- is to make trouble for victims of an
attacks made upon him for being motto for every family in our ' tator may attempt to launch some orgau.zed cont piracy already working
to the limit the weapon it would wrest
true to his oath of office and his cjty. Some of us are prone to | attack in our industrial field.
others, aud jobs for lawyers.—
The picket, boycott and banner
personal convictions by the par- slight our
__ We are en-
trx-si 1». Cridge.
tisan press of the state. “ ’ | grossed in commercial pursuits
: is a menace in many ways. It stirs
aimed at discrediting him politic | to the detriment of our family up industrial discord; it hampers
P. K. L. A P. And Telephone (o.
ally in order that he might be I obligations. We mean well, but i production and may destroy an in- Editor Herald: —
replaced by a representative of are thoughtless. Others set up j dustry just at this time, when it is 1 am wholly in accord with your
their interests —have proven the as their purpose in life "having I most needed: it leaves behind it editorial of .May 17th «hit it led. •’Figure»
last straw, the burden that could j a good time,” and devote all ! deeper hostility and more bitter mis Don’t l.ie, but Liars Figure.”
not be borne, and he has gone i their time and energy to that understanding between employer and A more unconscionable gang of free
looter» never got their fangfl inserted in
down, wearied and worn out un end, growing narrower in their I The Trade Conspiracy Ordinance any
community than tiie Phone and
der the terrific strain, and left
vision, having the wrong con-' provides fair and legitimate methods Light companies infesting Portland
behind him a noble example and
of protection for industry and the
I have ix-en fighting both for year»
iception of life's duties.
public against this threat, and and hoping to break the back of the
priceless heritage which even
Both classes are training the against any conspiratory business P. R L. A P. Co. 1 gave as a free gift
those who differ with him may
wrong classes of citizens. We wrecking enterprise that may be in- to the City of Portland filing* covering
be proud to share.
want in the Mt. Scott district, augu rated under this or similar 17,0«) horse power of water on the up-
Had a small fraction of the
per Sandy four year» ago. That Com
¡and in Multnomah County home methods.
kindly and charitable things
Voters should not, in the volume pany, this month, had to meet their
j trained citizens. Let us then of other issues that they are called note of Five Million l»oilars for the Mt.
which are now being said about
him been spoken and printed a give more attention to home; upon to decide, 'forget to cast a vote Hood Rail and Power purchase. The
tility Commission awarded them a
few months ago there is very i building—homes where charac for this ordinance and thus to insure ' •I million
and a half of dollar* for the
likelihood that Senator Lane in ter will be rightly formed—so i stability is vitally necessary.
thing* in sight, 1 the railroad.
the flesh might be still amongst that our future citizens will i
right of way, etc. Calling up
J. A. BRAUCHT.
their Superintendent this morning I
us an honored and a useful cit have the right conception of,
A home first..
asked Mr. Coldwell what amount of
izen. Even his colleague. Sen life’s duties.
horse power they claimed as constant
ator Chamberlain who now states
lielonging to them from the .Mt. fLxsi
that Senator Lane was not in-any;
and he »aid about 15,(OU horse
urged to make fool» of tbeinselve- by a
way guilty of partaking in a fili
power. This then, and the little land
The proposed taxes on incomes
that accompanies it, they paid Three
buster, failed at the crucial time
inheritances are not half ing out of it.
to come to his comrade’s assist
They are t«ing asked to vote a Trade Million, Five Thousand Dollars for
this valuation my gift to the city of
5927 92nd St. S. E,
ance and defense.
Had the what they should be. The needs Conspiracy ordinance onto the city On
Portland exceed» Four .Million Dollar». |
tables been turned —as indeed
It will »imply make trouble and ex The telephone companies are extort- I
they have been in a measure in ; one young man out of ten step pense
ing from this city over one ami a half
for a lot of people.
Million Dollar» yearly, of which at least
the past.—the loyalty of Lane to into the ranks. Why not one Jobs for lawyers.
a million dollar» is cool rascally .
Chamberlain would have been,
Jobe for professional labor tig liter«
1 prn|>o»ed a method of ac
Jobe for courts.
and was, of a different stamp.
Jersey Bell Butter
quiring the Home Co., now defaulted,
He was an infinitely greater
on |>ayment of interest on it» bonds to
I Editorials Continued on Page 4.)
man.—J. S. F.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ALWAYS FRESH
the City Commissioners which would I
The whole thing is a job.
It will Ire a sad job to every fraternal
CAULIFLOWER, TOMATOES AND CABBAGE PLANTS NOW IN
Draft Acres As Well As Men.
order or publication that will seek to acquired, but the patriots who so self.
secure work for it» members, patronage Mcrificingly work night and day for the
When the people get wiser they
for its members, preference for its mem interest« of the city, (may be) bowled
will no more think of issuing ♦
it out with scant ceremony, by a unan
bonds for anything whatever
vote, as the record reads.
It will be a “ad job for business, that
than a millionaire thinks of issu
Rates of |l,00 in the homes and fl.<10
is, any kind of useful business.
in the offices for monthly service are |
ing a mortage for 25 cents for
The ordinance can’t stop boycotting.
for the payment of interest ar <|
All the power of the Czar of Russia in
his breakfast. There is abundance
Ixiok over the many galvanized iron articles »,- make.
up-keep of a utility not incrusted in the |
8ANITARV CHIC k rOÙNTAIXH and FEEDERN GRIT
for any and all local and general
ami NIIELL BOXES, HOPPERS ami TROI <. US
From the time when people first be cost of rascally manipulation, and this !
purposes (yes, including war)
«»UTTERS and ROOFING, GARBAGE CANS
gan to trade and to have commercial is what we must eventually obtain, any
created by the people from year
relations, they have boycotted, with anil way I shall work tor it night and day — I
to year and day to day, by their
without reason. They refused to trade Chas. P. Church.
Home Trained Citizens.
To build a home, with love as archi
Pnbli>be<t Every Thursday at Unu, Graton by
Is one of those God-given gift« that
Tax M t . ft-otT Pvai.iaHiMi Coarasv
J. SANGER roX. M»n.»tn* Editor
MINNlEGOOHENOlHiH HYPE. New. Editor j At times are given. that men may
J. AI.I.KN DU.NR AR, Cirvulating Manager. I
Knterei a* second-claa* mail matter Febru On earth a model of Heaven above;
ary 14. 1V14, at the poni office at l-cnta. Oregou. I
For wood and atone themselves can
tinder act of Congreaa. Mareh 3 1BT9.
. «I a year, in advance
Till placet! together by the hand« of
I'HOSKs: T a «<>« tkh . 1» 41.
And then we hear from the celes
Harry W. Lane
“Ye have done well, for ye have built
Regardless alike of political
and personal differences, it is ad And comfort, beauty and protection
mitted on all sides that with the
death of United States Senator To all those little ones who come to
Harry W. Lane at San Francisco On earth, and grow and love and
on his way home to Portland,
Oregon lost a most distinguished The world replenish with its mead
and capable citizen. His funeral
Mt. Scott Herald
I wwi .I m
The Biink h Safer Than the Stove.
“Extra Choice ¡Meats”
presence and activities in any
community, that can be levied
upon any time and all the time.
It is levied on in this country
more than in some others, and it
will be levied on more and more
as we get our eyes open. It is
the values of bare land.
There is no need for any specu
lation in food.
There is plenty.
The man who holds land idle for
speculation is more of a specula
tor in food production than he
who fills a warehouse with food
HE ALWAYS DOES.
and will not sell at reasonable
He has EVERYTHING
figures. While we are denounc
ing the food speculator let us re
dream of going out of town
member that there is idle land
when you CAN GET ANY-
enough in the state of Oregon to
THING YOU WANT in thb
feed the entire country if put to
use, and that before either labor i X Be,ide,, you BOOM ths TOWN
or capital can use this idle land ! When you BOOM THE TOWN
yow BOOM YOURSELT
they must first agree to gite a
large, and as prices increase, a
Trade at Home
still larger portion of their pro
duct in order to get some idle
speculator out of the way. If
Published by order of
men can be drafted, why not
ENCOURAGE HOME INDUSTRY
with those they didn't like, and they
did it and do it, and will continue to do
favors The Bond Issue
Editor Mt. Scott Herald, Dear Sir: i
There are a number of commercial
Suppose you sold your home for a cash
organizations who protect each other bv
consideration and a certain sum each
sending out lists of bad debtors, and I
people hard to collect from. According year for a specified term of years.
to this ordinance they are liable to fine Then suppose you bought an unimprov- :
ed place with the cash you had. wouldn.t ’
A few months ago the Chamber of j you be apt to borrow at least a part of
Commerce »ent out a personal letter to the money you would expect to realize '
its employees and members urging the I from the other place and use it to im
boycotting of a certain business in this prove the new one? I think you would.
1 would, and I'll wager you would be- '
The Employers Association back of fore you had lived very long on the un
this Trade Conspiracy bill is itself improved place after having had some
organized for no other purpose than to ' thing better, and with the assurance of J
boycott employers who will not be dic having the money to return it with.
Should the Road Bonds carry we will j
tated to by it, and the blacklisting of
be transacting business in about the I
workingmen who propose to collectively
same way. The legislature has raised
bargain for wages and conditions of em
automobile Itcense fees and turned the
ployment instead of going up against
sum that will be realized into the road !
the game single-handed.
fund. Now it is proposed to borrow
The passage of the measure will not
the sum that will accrue from those
stop boycotting. It mAy victimize some
license fess during a certain period of
engaged in some forms of boycotting.
time and use it at once instead of using
It will simply tie the thing up in
it a little each year as it comes in. The |
court for years ami compel! a lot of
automobile owner will pay the bill and
lawyers to work nights and Bundays at
the rest of folks not a single extra pen- I
tacking and defending the abortion.
ny. Whether you vote for the bonds or
If finally sustained the boycotts of
not, the license on our machines has
the labor people will be more fierce,
been more than doubled in some in
more positive, harder to stop and more
stances. We are willing to pay. With
vindictive than ever.
(Continued on Page 6.)
| There are other ways of boycotting i
SAVE YOUR OWN TIME
You can buy our goods in Portland, but they can he bought cbeajM-r here
A. S. PEARCE; The Tinsmith, Foster Rd. (Opposite P.O.)
GASOLINE, We have the kind that gives you more jHiwer ami mile»
out of a gallon, it has the kick, is not h MIXTURE.
Our New 5 Gallon Quick Action Pump Gives You Service.
Don’t Forget the Address
R019 FOSTER Road
Tais,» 342» 1» 01
JT. D. Kenworthy and Co. Inc.
PHONE TABOR 6207
SHO2-4 O2nd STREET S. E.
PHONE TABOR BBSS
4ft1S bbth St., Cor. FOSTER RPAI)
Pint Class Service Given Pay nr Night,
< lo«e Proximity toOmetorle* Enables (J*
tn Furnlili Funeral* at a Minimum Eiponm.
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