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Y SEVENTH ANNUAL I
Great Men Can Find No Other Hook
That Combine« Ita Literary or
“THE CLADEK GAKIWSE”
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AND I. ACHINE SHOP
The bulk o f the people— business
men, lawyers, doctors nn«l others—
don't rend the Bible, but writers uni
versally reoogulxe it as the -t ontest
book. Prof. William Lyon Phelps of
Tnlc university snki in n recent ad
“ Rein!? n serious book. It Is weak in
humor,” Professor Phelps said. “ Rut I
think Job intended u grim joke when
he sold, ’Would that Vine adversary
had written a book.'
“ No narrative writers can match the
'"style o f the Bible’s Old Testament
stories—Hume, Ribbon. Rose— they nre
jt ll Inferior. This is the day o f the
abort story w riter. Kipling. LV Mnupus-
Mattery C h argin g. A ll kinds of asM M oricu.
*mnt, O. Henry, but their best eTorts
Cliis and O ils for side
fa ll short o f the storiea of the Bible.
Ro it is with its poetry in the Psalms.
1 wisdom of the Proverbs Is just ni
up to date ns the morning paper, and
^Jhcre Is no political economy equal to
jS Splendid Exhibits. Daily Lectures and Demonstrations on Food Productions and Con- ^
'♦he Rook o f Gospels.
“ It Is possible to overestimate the | g servations.
High Class Arrusemantv. Attractions ur.d Entertainments
Bible's Influence on English literature.
Runyan wrote n front book hccuuse he
was saturated with the Rible, and It
trickled out wheu he wrote.
^ Ide; 1 Camping Grounds, the best o f accommodations 1er both exhibitors urd visitors
“ Lincoln knew- only twc hooks— the
Bible and Shakespeare— and yet he
was a splendidly educated nina. To
know the Rible is to be educated. One
o f the finest metaphors in Kent's *Ode uvuvruvrvL'\rjvt_ w l t u u w i rvrvnn ùvrvuvuvruvi/vuvx/uvvnnA.vnjvnjuiruv u u u l uumjunjvrjvrvnnj vuvriiuuvuuvruii
For Infants and Children
For InfAnts and Children
to a Nightingale* is taken directly
from the Bible; ’Nearer My God to
In U s e F o r O v e r 3 0 Y e a r s In U so F o r O v e r 3 0 Y e a r s
Tlx e’ *ls simply a paraphrase of th*
FOOD ADM INISTRATIO N
Bible."— Detroit News.
Signal ute oí
of ¿ Z s / í f f & Z É M
A C ETY LEN E WELDING
All Kinds ot Repairing done at
S A L E M , S E P T . 12M-LM)
All my work is Guaranteed First Class
A N E X C E L L E N T R A C IN G C A R D
jj A. H. Lea, Secretary,
WARM WELCOME FOR TWINS
Cnpt. Norman Thwaltes o f the Brit
ish intelligence department said the
“The snsmr shortage is felt keenly
over the watt r. It s odd how you
miss your sugar over there. You long
for it us you'd long for tobacco.
“ A I’ •yswntrr special constable hur
ried heme from his bent at the Mar-
Mo .t-vh the other evening to be pres
ent ou a very interesting occasion,
and. as he sat in his library in the
*tra. 11 hears, the nurse came to him
FOOD CONTROL IN AMERICA
IS O r AND FOR TH E PEOPLE
“ ‘It’s nil ri^ht. sir.’
“ T ' • Bays water man swallowed; he
moistened his dry lips; then he asked:
•Is it a boy ?
OUR GREAT TASK '
“ The nurse smiled soothingly.
By Herbert Hoover.
“ “One of 'em's a boy, sir,' she said.
“ And the Bayswater man. Instead
If you could stand in the middle of
• f turning pale or »mothering nn oct'i, Europe today and survey the land to
as he'd probably done in peace time. its borders, you would discover its
Uttered a glad cry of Joy.
whole population of 400,000,000 human
“ Thank heaven!’ he exclaimed, beings short of food. Millions of peo-
•that gives us two extra sugar ra [ pie in Poland. Finland. Serbia. Ar
menia and Russia are dying of starva
tion and other millions are suffering
from too little* food. Our Allies *ard
There was a pool by which we the neutrals are living on the bariMt
■topped on<- day to look at a great margins that will support life and
dragon fly in golden mail lighting on | strength.
■ lily pad. I suppose that he did not
This, the most appalling and dread
live the season through, hut b*s race ful thing tha*. has ccme to humanity
has not lost a scintilla of his rrdlance, since the dawn of civilizat'on, is to
and there is a curious comfort in me the outstanding creation of Ger
thinking that even in days like these, man militarism. The Germans them
when mankind seems to h ive gone selves are not the worst .sufferers.
mad. and “ when but to think is to be They are extorting at the cannon's
fu ll o f sorrow,” I have only tr go to the mouth the harvests and cattle of the
same poo! to see a creature is beauti j people they have overrun, leaving
ful, limiting on a lily pud as green, them In desolation. If the war were
floating on water as pure. Nor is tl !s | to cease tomorrow, the toll of actual
mere sentimentality. To bec< ir,e nwrre dead from Etarw it!o« within the Ger
c f the fleeting permanency < f all tle se man lines would double or treble the
bright short-lived things, tnelr in< cs- I 5,000.900 or 6.000,1)00 of men who have
sant change with essential ihangel*
been actually killed by Germany and
boss , their passing benuti -r but jkt - her allies in arms. The 10.000.000 peo
•teteut, beauty, brings he-dth to the ple in occupied Belgium and Northern
spirit o f man. A fM r hi* wars and France would have died of starvation
revolutions he always returns to the had it not been tor us and the Allies
brooks, nnd is surprised but hnppv to
W e must build our food resources
find them still dancing *
slngii.g.— to stand ready for any demands upon
Robert M. Gay in the Atlantic Monthly. us by the Allies, it is of no purpose
to us to send millions of our best to
Origin Claimed by Turks.
France if we fail to maintain the
According to the OsrnanM historians, strength of their men. women ar.d
the original Turk wav a grands, n of children on our lines of communica
- Noah. Though there were only eight tion. This United States is the last
people in the ark when it was first reservoir of men. the last risservoir of
floated, there were nlje, it is assorted, ships, the last reservoir of munitions
when it landed at Mount Arrat. The and the last reservoir of food upon
additional one was the eldest son of which the Allied world must depend
Japhet, born duritg the flood His if Germany Is to be defeated and if
name was Turk. A descendant in the we are No ba free men.
fourth generation, one Alindje Khan,
"had two sons (twins) who were named
Now Is the tiras to eat and te pre
Tartcr-Khan and Mogul-Khan. Tartar serve home grows prod ants. Perish
w as the father of the Turks; M .gul able fruits are coming on the market
-was the father o f the Mongols. Turks the gardens are making available daily
*n d Mongols were thus closely n lated supplies of food that will take the
by birth, and the wars which at once place of the commercial canned ar
broke out between them, and the rec ticles that are ne'eded for shipment
onciliations that speedily ensued, had
abroad. Sugar has been made avail
much of the nature of family quarrels. able for home canning purposes and
T lie Turks were the more frequently the supply is good at the present time.
triumphant, one Mongol throne after The home garden and the canning of
another yielding to their arms. Not till its products means more this year
the Christian era was well advanced than it ever did before because it will
Aid the ethnological name of these chil play a very important part in keeping
dren of Japhet uppear in history.
the fighting forces supplied with the
Salem, Oregon ij
T h e [J u g l e
CASTO R IA CASTO R IA
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Summons all the force* ami resource» of the Republic to
the defense of Freedom
By wtUlag service of a free
people to do these things:
To feed the Allies that they may
continue to fight.
To feed the hungry in Belgium
and other lands that they may
continue to live.
To feed our own soldiers over
seas that they may waut noth
To keep prices steady and the
flow of distribution even that
the poor at home may be fed.
To make everyone's effort count
its utmost for winning the
war for freedom.
Their Arrival in cn English Horn«
Meant Two Extra Sugar Rations
THE OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
which the United States authorities have ranked as one of the
fifteen distinguished institutions of the country for excellence in
military training, has responded to the call. The College is
distinguished nut only for its military instruction, but'
DiSTiHctnsHco also roa—
Its strong industrial courses (or men and f r women:
In A arkultur«. Canunerre, f n i i s H t t n i . Forestry
Born« E s o u s n is c Mutiny, Pharm acy, s a j
Iu wholesome, i u. poseful student life.
Its democratic college spirit.
Its successful graduate*.
Students enrolled last year, J 4 §J; stars on its service flagt, l j j l ,
over forty percent representing officer*.
College opens September 23, 191S
For ca u loi. ne * lUufltratei Booklet,
other infarajiion wiitc lo th « R«g»»u*r»Corva!U*» Orcfua
W e have a large line of the
bust oil cook stoves on the
market in all sizes such as
W O M E N A N D T IT S W A R
By MRS. HZNRY P. DAVISON
Hostess Houses in the
camps all over the country
phase of the Y. W. C.
W o r k
Trea%urer War Work Council
National Hoard Y. W. C. A.
¿ 3 Z . ¿ . 3 3 1 2 reception
r , e e - il in n
are placed at the
entrance to the
canteuments f o r
the u*e of women
visiting tlieir sol-
flier relatives So
necessary h a v e
these proved that
t e n t s and bor
rowed rooms wore
pressed into use
until houses co*;Id
rooms in the near-
e s r town w e r e
ily Into hostess houses.
“ We put up an extra cot.” r -
ported one western secretary, who re
turned to tell the War Work Coun
cil the special needs of her commun
ity, "for an old IJthuanian mother
who came a hundred miles to see her
boy in camp. She cannot speak a
word of English and she has to have
her old black pipe every hour. Rut
her boy loves ber.
“ Another charge bestowed upon us
is the girl-wife of a bootlegger’ ar
rested for selling whisky ts soldiers.
He was wild with anxiety about her
till we said we would look after hei.
“ A thirteen-Jrear-old Imp has just
been turned over to our rare. Rite
ran away from a convent, and be
ing adventurous, made straight for
Any hostess can tell you heart
breaking stories of times when the
hoctess house has been the refuge
of stricken women. She can tell jna
also of Incidents when the boa test
house lias brought about a happy i-ud-
Prayers of gratitude for the Host
ess Hou-:e arc miymJTcd every n, .tit
In many towns by women who are of
no particular lni|>ortaure to any on*
except to some inan in the army—
and to God.
The commandants of the camps are
as appreciative of the hostess bouse*
as is the most forlorn woman. No
bouse is erect, d cx< ept at the direct
request of the commanding offi ce.
Fifty-four bouses aie now in ute,
others are belli1
* built ss fast ns lum
ber and carpenters can be secured.
Each house has Its Individuality,
The plans for the building at Camp
Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia, were ro-
drawn by Miss Fay Kellogg in order
to save three magnificent oak tfees.
A flue old ¡Southern mansion secured
for the Young Women s Christian As
sociation headquarters at Petersburg,
Virginia, is as popular with the sol
diers from Camp Lee as is the official
The hostess houses serve the entire
The work with girls is one of the
most Important functions of flie War
Work Council. It deals with ail kinds
of work with girls.
Girls is small
towns, in cities, in country villages,
and in the great manufacturing cen
ters are ail touched by the unusual
conditions of a country in a state of
may urge them toward unexpected pit-
falla. Tlieir very enthusiasm leads
them into danger.
t Continued ___ .)
I Cook in Cool Comfort
These makes are too well
known to need description,
with one of these stoves you
w ill be able to do your cook
ing in a cool kitchen
H A R D W A R E CO.
Children C ry for Fletcher’s
T h e K in d Y o u H ave A lw a y s llo n g lit, nnd which lias been
in uso tor ov er 3 0 years, has borne tho s iL iiu lu r o o t
a n d lius been uuulo untie? Ills per
sonal hiipervislou rincc I U infancy.
A llo w no one to deceive von in this.
A ll Counterfeits, Im itations nnd “ Just-an-good •* are but
Uxperlinenf.s that trifle with and en d an ger the health of
JLuhuiU and Children— laxpcrlenco against ILvp^rimcuU
What is CASTOR!A
C aaiarla Is a harm less snhstltnto for C astor O il, P a re —
fforle, l>rops and Nimthlug .Syrups.
I t is pleasant. It
contain* neither Opium , M orphine n o r other Narcotic
substance. Its agii Is its gu aran tee. It destroys 'Worms
and alluys Feverishness.
F o r more than thirty year* It
has been In eonstant use for the relief of Constipation.
Flatulency, 'W ind Colie, nil T eething T ro u bles a n d
l)larrh u:n .
It regu late* the Stomach and Ilow els,
nwsimllutc* the Final, ifivlnt; healthy and n atu ral sleep.
T h e C h ild ren ’s 1‘unuccu—T h e M o th e r’s F rien d .
G ENU INE
I Bears the Signature of
kind of food they need at the time
they need it most.
From Old Tins, $900,000.
A conference, representative o f mu
nicipal nnd other local authorities in
•he Midlands, was held at Birmingham
recently by arrangement with the na
tional war salvage council to consid
e r the question o f the utilization of
The lord mayor of Birmingham, who
presided, stated thut in Birmingham
«00 tons of olu tins were collected an
nually by the refuse disposal depart
ment, nnd that the recovered tlr wes
«o ld at $l,fl00 a ton. The sutn o.’ *15,•
000 was obtained from the sale of re
covered waste paper. Food for poul
try and pigs was made from material
from the corporation slaughterhouses;
condemned fish and meat were con
verted into valuable manures ; fa t was
^tilUBd for *oapmflfct%______ *
STAYTO N , ORE.
America expects every civilian to
do his or her duty in the same spirit
as she expects each soldier when the
command comes, “ TO GO OVER TH E
TO P" without turning to see if bis
neighbor had gone first.
In Use For Over 30 Years
We have often quoted that old
verse, 'Gather your roses while ye
may," and we can well now change it
to gather your vegetables.” for by bo
doing we can accomplish great good.
"W e stand behind our boys in
France and we will not rail It a sacri
fice but a privilege to do our bit to
ward feeding them Over There."—
Kmraa V. Mtllfken. _
K in d
H a v e A lw a y s
TH« CjfNTSl’ " rOM »*NY, NflW YORK OtTV,__
Here is an American commander In Alrace acrompanylng a French
general in his review of a Yankee contingent billeted in a town where the
trench line In the Vosges lias invaded territory under the German flag
wheu the war be.an
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