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mt. Scott fie raid I Am an American
100 per cent American
Published Every .Friday at Portland.
Entered as seco nd -cl ass mail mat
tar February 14, 1914, at the post
office at Lents, Or., under act of con
gress, March 8, 1879.
Subscription Price -
-$1.50 a year I
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5812 Ninety-second Street
Phone SUnaet 2228
“Yankee Joe” has
exprvtiaed the proper attitude toward
the alien—the attitude o( apprecia
tion for the gifts his race hem made
to humankind. Perhaps a little les*
chauvinism. a little mure charity and
toh rance are »hat «f need as Amer-
wanted to Uap him cn the back and
say, “Go to it, old man. America is
yours. Help yourself.” Did 1 do it?
Not much. For he was a Dago, and
1.—an American.—one hundred per
Down on Washington street I
bumped into a stalwart Englishman,
j Now there is something about the
English that strikes me like an ea-4
wind. They are xo calmly superior,
and as this particular Englishman
I gave me a cool, careless glance. I
knew that ha was thinking, (if he
saw me at all, which i «doubtfully)
“only a blawsted Yankee, dontch y*
know.” How- I ached to give him a
hearty kick. Did I do it?
not for well I knew that he would
return the compliment with compound
interest. But for the life of me, I
can’t see why the English are mi
stuck on themselves. They are made
of common dust, like the rest of us,
and as for ancestors they have noth
ing to brag of, only a bunch of rub
bers and murderers who crowded on
to the tight little island and pushed
the native« off. Wei! they had bet
ter not try to impose on u*. We lick
ed them once, and could again, so
having regained my complacency. I
stuck a cigar in my face, and saun
tered down Aider street, humming to
myself: I am monarch of all I sur
vey. My right there it none to dis
pute. For I am an American—One
hundred per cent American.
and how much you spend on various
Items of the household. Um it your |
“pleasure money” and chooxa whole
some pleasures. If you like the the-1
uter. learn where to aee the good playa I
at reasonable prices, and go consist- >
You must realize, early or late, I
that if you have one thing worth
while you may have to do without
uther things not worth while. You
must learn that sacrifice means sat
isfaction. Deny yourself little things
to get the big.
"There's a poor man outside who
want« «.»•«■•thing to eat.”
“Give him some bread and pota
“But he seenia to hare seen better |
“All right; give him a napkin, too.”
I am an American, one hunderd per
; cent American. One of my anc»«-
Re porters—Mrs. S.iGray. 3549 Sxty- tore
‘>wr »» the Mayflower. It
eighth street. S. E, SUnset 1609; [ is true that this ancestor's chief claim
Morrison Handxaker. 5603 Forty to distinction seems to have been
fourth avenue S. E- SUnset 2814; murdering the natives, but as that
Make Candy Your Valentine
Lawrence Dinneen. 4827 Ninety-sec was being done in those days, it was
ond street S. E- SUnset 4782.
’Remember, everybody like» candy”
Anyway, I am
Snecial Valentine Brick Ice Cream
very proud of my Mayflower grand ■
NOTES AND NEWS
for that dinner party.
Where the rest cf my an
cestor came from. God knows, I
The Tribuna Italiana of Portland don't.
Perhaps one of the grand-
carries the information that the fathers came with a price on his head,
13904 Division St., Near 50th
Italian minictry of public instruction
trying to hide his identity and his
ia reducing its budget for Italian shame in the trackless, wilds of the
schools in Greece and Turkey by
new world. Perhaps he took a wife
10,000,000 lire, and that it ia the gov
from one of the Indian camp« with-
ernment's intention to allot these
128 Third at., bet. Wnahington
cut the smetion of church or state,
10.000,000 lire, in part, to Italian
and Alder sts.
ami as he slunk through the winter
schools in the United States and, in
Just 1*1 blocks from “M-S” car.
wood*, his hand against every man,
' part, to the organization of meetings
MEALS AND. LUNCHES
and every man's hand «gainst him
of Italian professional men resident
How little he dreamed of the great
in America. While this kind of props-
j honor that was in store for him, that
gar da, frankly acknowledged, is on a
one day in the distant future he
different plane from the secret propa
would have the great distinctin cf
ganda in which government» engage,
being an ancestor to me, an Amer
it ia distasteful to American senti
ican. one hundred per cent American.
ment and as it becomes known will
It is highly probable that mcsA of
react in a fashion unfavorable to the
50th and Division Streets
the long line of grandfathers and
grandmothers came from all parts of
Pay our new shop a visit
It begins to look as though the the old world, some were ignorant WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE
American press has forgotten the some were dirty, all were poor, but
We have white, raisin, rye,
debt tn La Fayette. Here is an edi in the heart of each, there had burn “Where do we go from here?’’.
Pullman, French and
torial comment from the Washington ed for years, a tiny flame of hope
The doughboy asked hi» friend.
twist bread. Variety of rolls, too.
(D. C.) Herald of January 22: “Ger that semetime they might come to “We are tired of the road we tread
Ftor the original French cnffee
man militarism was nothing com this- wonderful land, anil be free.
We want to see the end."
cake come here.
pared to French militarism—a fool once heard on Irish lady remark that
ish futile imitation. The stupid kaiser a true American was a mixture of “We went to the battle front
Fruit and pound cake«, mince
merely tried to be a Napoleon. When scum of all the earth, but of course
And we fought the wary Hun,
and all varieties of pie*.
ever triumphant. France has made
herself* a tyrant—the imperialistic, ■» «B« and not one hundred percent We lived for years in the mud and
Every Saturday and Sunday.
French doughnuts and pastry.
militaristic menace of Europe. France American.
Till they told us we were done.'
The other day as I »as walking J
it again sowing the wind, and she will
Give us a trial
reap the whirlwind. Her present down Second street, met an aged 'And when they called a halt.
course leads straight to another Blen
We thought that we had won
Francis E. Nandie
heim another Waterloo, another ged, his flowing beard was long and Though we never found out, what
’twas all aobut
rags and dirt. I seemed to see ‘he I And we’re not sure we are done."
Bible pictures of my childhood Abra
ARLETA BRANCH LIBRARY
ham and Isaac. I ran the Judean “For France has crawled into Ger
hills, where shapers kept their flocks
Mis» Grace Anna Johnson, formerly at night.
1 saw* Solomon's temple | And is hogging all the clothes
of the South Portland branch, has bee a an(j
beatiful queen of Sheba
And what will happen when Frits
appointed children’s librarian of the bringing rich gifts to the king, an 1
Arleta branch library.
i wondered if this old man might
Perhaps only the Kaiser knows.
For those who enjoy a bit of fun not be of the lineage of David. A»
in their reading the library has prov- I looked into his serious eye*. 1 “Will they eat each other up
ided a shelf of humorous books. Thia longed to gain an entrance into the
Like the cats of Irish fame?
You may get the famous
includes, humorous books of travel, chambers of his memory and to see Would anyone care very much of they
poetry, essays and stories.
‘ the pictures hanging there, pictures
Stewart Edward White’s new book, f the squalid home in Petrograd. • Would the world jag on the same?
“On Tip Toe,” has been added to the I pictures of war, of famine, of pest
at the following stores:
book collection. This is a romance ilence and sudden death. And deep “Now Greece and Turkey and Russia
of the red woods. Ancient buccaneer in the innermost chamber burned a
6040 Foiier Road, SUnaet 2424
ing methods are applied tn a modern tiny flame of hope, that some day
Are spitting like alley cats
D. C. GEDDES
situation, with a bit of satire and he might come to this wonderful
6405 82d St., SUnset 3503
While even the neighbors, out here
L. L. DI ER A SON
I wanted to bare my bead and
5010 72d St. SUnset 1353
Are trying to stir up spots.”
grasp his knotted hand, and say,
ROBSON’S STORE HELD VP
“Welcome Father Abraham,
6305 Foster Road TAbor 2430
“Where do wv go from here?
* Stick ’em up,” i« what two robbers the God of your fathers grant you
CRUM & CHAMBERS
said to R. A. Robson, grocer at 48th peace and length of days, in this
7136 55th Ave- SUnaet 4931
We’ll go to the bug house mighty
avenue and 92nd street, Saturday at ' land of freedom.
Did - I —
8:20 p. m. i And. wisely, Mr. Robeon te]j the worH j didn’t for he was a
29th Ave. and 71»t St- SUnaet 2573
If we don’t watch out.”
did, for there was a gun in
' a robber
*■ ’s “ dirty Jew, and I,—an American one
R. H. HUNK
1781 Belmont at 69th St.
hundred per cent American.
Two men entered the t-tore about
In a rickety tenement down on the
How to Cultivate Thrift
I. T. BOEHM
8:2ft, asked for cigars, were waited waterfront, I saw a red-cheeked Irish
First learn to distinguish between I
271 E. 8td St- TAbor 8683
upon, proffered their money, and were woman busy at her tub«.
At her luxuries and necessities. You do not
about to receive the change when | feet played several husky lads who need all you think you need, and cer
5537 Fo«ter Road, SUnaet 2644
the man cloeest Mr. Robson turned will one day be our traffic cops, per tainly not all you buy. You want
him about with his gun and took haps, one of them will hold down things because you see them—that is
.5204 Foster Road, SUnset 2929
shop window» are for. Second,
about $40 from the till. The men Mayor Baker's chair, and as tl.e | what
learn to know good value. Learn
were unmasked. Mr. Robson says he mother worked she sang the heart where and when and how to buy.
5911 82d St- SUnaet 1283
could identify the man who held the gripping ar ng of old Erin, to her lit I.earn to know good meat from ba.i,
gun on him, but he did not pay at- tle brood. It was a pleasant picture nourishing from the worthless. Learn
5807 92d Street.
tention to the ether.
in spite of its poverty, but it faded to judge clothing and shoes, and buy
good material—it payB in the end.
and I saw the little hut in Ireland. i Third, keep track of your expenses.
343 R umc II St- EAat 0154
GIRL SCOUT NEWS
I saw the long years of grinding toil, Know how much it coat« you to live
and ’em ¡starvation. I saw the lit
A new troop of Girl Scouts ha.? is* hoard in the old teapot, that gre.v
been organised at Woodmere school j so pitifully and ao slowly. For in
with 40 girls enrolled.
the heart of a young girl in that hut
The Girl Scouts of Arleta school 1 there burned a flame of hope that
gave a bazaar, February 2 at the 1 some day she, too, might come to this
school. The proceeds were $32.50 I wonderful America and be free. How
-vhich were divided equally
I svanted to sing out, “The top o’ the
Near East Relief, the Arleta______
Parent morning to ye, cousin. Welcome to
Teachers Association and the Girl the land cf freedom where all your
Scouts. Some fancy work was left , dreams may come true.” Did I do
When going East you may include
and wa3 offered for sale at the it? Not so you’d notice it, for she
that longed-for trip . to California at
Parent Teachers meeting Friday. was an alien, an Irish emigrant, and
practically no additiv
The Giri Scouts also told candy at I, one hundred per cent American.
You may choose one of several de
The Troop of Girl
lightful routes each distinctive in
Down in the market, at a fruit
Scouts went Saturday, February 10, stand, I ran across a flashing-eyed
for a ssvim in the Y. W. C. A. Tank. son of Italy. His dark face was alive
Then, too, you have liberal stop-
with hap pines and ambition, aw he
Four “Shasta Route" trains are at
Herbert Lilley, and Ernest Tepdin darted about, waiting on hi» custom
your service every day.
have installed radio sets in their ers and raking in, *da mon.’
Let your local ticket agent furnish
the market faded and ill its place I
detailed information, time tables
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Arton are saw the pride, the power, and the
booklets, or write.
entertaining evening guests quite glory that once was Rome. Perhaps
JOHN M. SCOTT
frequently, listening to radio concerts one of this man’» ancestor was a
General Passenger Agent
from Colorado, Idaho, California, and Roman senator, perhaps one of his
many other points.
grandmothers was a famous beauty
A Good Time
Mrs. Hilbam of 89 street is enjoy in Nere’s court, who watched with
ing a visit with her son, Edmond him while Rome burned.
to Visit the
empire fell, ax all empires most,
Kilbam, from Werner, Idaho.
A baby daughter ha» arrived at the which forget God, and there came
home of Mr «had Mrs. Stevenson, 53 stalking down the age«, the triple
avenue and 89 street.
furies of war, famine and peetilencc.
And deep in the heart of this boy
there burned the tiny flame of hope
that some day he might coma to this
wonderful land and be free
2-J Powder Soap
R. and M.
FOB THAT DANCE
Franklin Barber Shop
Millers’ Service Station
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all kind« of
HOME SHOE SUOI’
Now nt 56.31 N.3d Street
82d and Powell Valley Road
Phoae SUnaet 3l«4
Formerly at 8221 Faster Road
W. M. Donaldson
M. I. NOBLE 4 SON
6435 Foster Road, at Arleta
Watchmaker and Jeweler
«354 FOSTER ROAD
When your watch give« you
trouble bring it to me. Delay may
cause more trouble.
Are you aware that in the course
of one year the balance of your
Watch make* 157.680,000 revolu
tion«? Think of it. In time the
oil gums, produce« friction and
wean away the delicate bearing«,
destroying the high finish snd per
fect fit, thu* ruining an accurate
A clean and well oiled Watch
meant better time and longer «ent
ice. I>on’t let your watch run to
ruin from neglect.
Remember, my buxineas ia the cate
of Watch«« and my opinion
conta you nothing
our own hainburjcrr nrul
our own »ausa#«
Only th« beet material fur your ahoee
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THE BENJAMIN STUDIO
* Every Sitting a Study“
View Work, Home Portrail«. Kodak
6435 FOSTER ROAD
Sheet Metal Works
MRS. N. J. BRENNAN
493« Ninety-a«« «nth Street H. E
(Next dour to the Callin'« reeldenee)
GET MY PRICE BEFORE
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LETTING THE JOB
SI naft 1075
Your inspection invited at the
6007', H2d St.
Phone Ml'mael $441
74th and Fuater Road
Perfectly Pasteurised Milk, Cream.
Whipping Cream and Buttermilk
A Thrift Year
My wishes for you
Start a saving» account today.
It only take» a dollar. After
that you’ll karri what every
other depositor know»—that it’»
fun to save.
It’« all in getting started.
You Can Earn
I Per Cent
on your savings.
266 Morrison St., Portland, Oregon
Do It Now!
I^ntz, Portland, Or.
LAUER REALTY CO.
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Waste matter remaining in the intestines sends its
poisons throughout the body. Resistence is weak*
ened. Strength is undermined—colds, headache, in
fluenza and other sickness are invited momentarily.
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The Old Way
CITI PBOPBKTT la« FAHM»
WIR TSad »tr«e<
you feel constipated in the morning. You wait until
night, then take a laxative of the old-fashioned, slow
acting tyjie—What follows? You wait till next
morning for results. A whole day lost!
Richmond Plumbing &
1078 Divirion Street
The New Way
PHONE TAbor 3760
CURREY’S SYSTEM CLEANSER
is a harmless water laxative and intestinal antisep
tic. It really flushes the system as onlv water laxa
tive can do—quickly, gently, completely it removes
the poisonous waste material. No waiting till night
to take—then waiting till next morning for results.
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Scored 99 at Stock Show, Novem
ber 1922—winning third prize'
Cuney’s System Cleanser
taken on arising gives relief while the morning is
yet young. It safe guards the health—removes the
poisonous waste from the bowels without dangerous
loss of time. Relief is certain and complete.
Horseshoeing A Gen. Blacksml I hint)
9327 Foater Road
DR. P. J. O’DONNELL
Phone«—SUnset 1510 (office)
SU next 1818 (residence)
Cor. 92d and Foster Road
D. H. LETCHER
8439 FOSTER ROAD
«007'4 82d St.
Anything that’s good to eat;
Groceries, Meats, Fish, Canned
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