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A'umbor 116 on liixllot,
PEOPLE ASKED FOR t
Freewill Offoring of Excess
Stocks Is Requested.
MEN OVERSEAS NEED GRAIN
Plan Devised to Save Transportation
and Time Local Donations to De
Resold Locally Dut Release Equal
Amount at Atlantic Seaboard For
Immediate Shipment to Allies and
Candidate for GOVERNOR
JOS. W. BEVERIDGE
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR
I n-. I All.
HO. ON BALLOT 10l
Geo. T. Willelt
Republican Candidate For
Primaries May 17, 1918
An effort for n Second term
in the Legislature.
NO. ON BALLOT fib
Circuit Judge, Department No, 6
To succeed Jtidjic C. U. (Jantenlicln.
NO. ON BALLOT 105
A. A. BAILEY
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATI: TOR
"IOflicionoy anil Nconomy
J. R. WEIMER
Transfer and Storage
W deliver your goods to and from
oil parts of PortlsmT, Vancouver. Linn
ton, Portland and Suburban biprcis
C., city dock and all points aocasslbla
!T asrV ayJ hrkr
..The Past Time Billiard Hall,,
N I 1 1 I I . I i irt i
The Place Where They All Go
A Choice Line (if ( ignrs, Tobue
co ami Soft Drinks
WIIKKH TIIH VAR, STOPS
Wiring, Pixturcs ami
C. L. Dearlove
1C73 Haven St.
Opportunity In now offered, througl
FciU'ial Kood Administrator w
Ayur, for Oregon famlllus and tnanit
farturltiK flrniH uhIiik wheat flour, to
make a voluntary personal sncrlflco
for the Imtmtlt of t'nele Hum's boys In
tin) Army iinJ Navy Mr Ayur linn
announced Unit any family, iulillc rat
liiK iiIum. or furtorv using wheat flour
SUCH HH linKiiriHM Hllll l "HI Klir IBClOriHB
now has the prlvlli;e of directly con
trihiiiiiig to the flour IiIiih of tlm Army
anil Navy by turning bark to the gov
uriiniriit, at tlm market prleH, Miirli
portion of tlmlr whfat flour allowami
an limy will patriotically rufruln from
H'K'h KlftH of wheat flour, wIiIIh not
goltiK directly to Kruno for tlio boys
overseas, will tin turned into tin' gov
omnium omnnilnKiiry ut tliu iioarc
point, and will release un initial 'limn
tily of wheat flour on tint Atlantic
son iHKird for liiiineillittn tililiuiunt
"nier, tliitr." tfwler this novel ptnii
when a iKitrlotlc Oregon fainlly goo
on a whontles dlut for a weuk or u
moiitli, or longer period, tint wheat
flour they mivii and turn bunk to tin
Rovi'rnmiint nctiinlly represents an
equivalent of wheal flour Dirt) tliott
and miles away, which lintniMllatuly
starts to iiiovii forwurd to thu fighting
fnrcoN. Tli In nrr.ingHiiiiinl Iiiin born
iiiiiiIh In order to tuvo Irunspnrtntloi
across the continent.
"I miii hoping for ft splendid wheal
Ritvinii record In Oregon" Miild .Mr
Ayer tlm sillier d.iy. 'Tor I bolluvi'
wlioii Oregon families and public cat
liiK place in tho Htatn know (hut tin
flour llioy Hiivn will ku ill roc I to tin
Iiojh of tli n Army mid Nnvy thoy wll
not hesitate to respond In tha iihiiiiI
piitrinlli! Oregon way. I hud a tt lir
gram from .Mr. Iloiwur today In which
Iih nskod urn for an ostlmalu on what
I IhoiiKht Oregon could bit nil led upon
to mivii iinilnr tlm rww pliiu. I wished
to tin I'oiiHiirvatlvu, and I replied Dial
my I'Mtlinutu would be. HO to 35 prr
i:i'iit of tlin normal wheat flour con
Hiimptlou. Thlri Ih a ninth lower en
llmatu than olhr stale hud iiiude
ami I realize (hut It will probubly bit
iinsatUfnutnry ut Washington, I am
liopliiK Hint the, pKopbt of tlm atntn
lll exceed this eittlumtn by a Keller
oiih margin. Tlu rniinty mliiiluUtru
torn liavo hi band tho full iletitlU of
tlm plan fur nnvliiR wheut In thin way
for tlm iieciln of our HkI(IIiik mini, and
uny nun wUIiIiik to perHonully ronlrlb
lite wheut (lour should net In tom b at
oncn with tlm Food AiliiiliiUttator nf
tlm count y In which ha or aim live
Tlm wheal tmvliiK plun uiiiioiliieeil
by Mr. Ayrr U a nutlunul mm, and It
In now nieriillvii In all tlm alalea
TIih alaluM of WuMliliiKtnn. blulin and
OrKoii are imw eoiiperatliiK In un
effort to miikrt a blK wheut imivIiii; rii'
nnl for tlm Nnrtliwent Kisleral I-NmnI
Admlulxtrnlnra II I' lllokuell of Idabn
and Clmrliw llehberd nf WunIiIiikIiiii
Join wlih KiHleral Kood AdmluUlralor
V II. A)er for Ori'Kon In tlm follow
line uiinniineeiiiiint. which girt In dn
tall Urn plan of liuudlliiK tlm returueil
'Mr llonvnr Im wired all Federal
FiHkl AduilnUtrulora thul llm ecea
atix'kH of flour held by publlo ratliiK
plaem. bakers, dnalera und rouauuiora
may Ue olunlarlly aiirremlereil for
the U'e of th Army and Nuvy und the
AIIIm Till nation baa been prompted
by Urn many voluntary offering from
illffereu' puria of tlm eouiitry.
"Tlm praetU'al inotliod of linudllnK
such returned flour will be through
the Iih'hI nieruhant, who la hereby re
quested to reoelvo ull aurli flour und
pay the holilliiK eouaumer (he uclual
oMt of same, and thou rn dlntrlluite It
without uuy uddlllunal charKo (n (he
ultiinutr consumer Whoru meridmnta
areiumilute morn than their thirty
da a' supply and ull hotels, baker,
ete . that lmveun eioess nmoiinl that
cannot be disposed of locally, thoy
shuubl Immediately rommunlcate with
Mr. M. II. Ilousur. drain Comiulaalou
er of the Food Administration. Hoard
of Trade liulldlnn. I'ortlaiid. mid be
will arraiime for the trnusptrla(lou to
the iMulioi.tit All flour returned to
the iiierilinut that Is resold to (Im
consumer slim. la lie reported (o Mr
lliumer. In o iler Dial an equal amount
iua Ue released for shipment In (he
'The whole obJtH't of the ubovo ar
raiiKeuieut la lu provide a chauuel
IbroiiKh which all en'ims iiuantltln
of flour nw rcaeb the Ann uud Navy
or the Allied uriiiUw as a voluutary
offerluti of thtt ptHiple of thu country."
If )ou have a food cunservatluii plan
or reclne ihism it on to your neighbor
nml )o:ir friends be 'in tho snrvlco."
N. A. Coo, professor of odd
jobs, is now ready to take your
order for anything in house
moving or repairing, roof re
pairing a specialty; cement
work of all kinds and general
contracting. hOl N. Ivanhoe;
phono Col. 803.
Help yourself and your coun
try preserve eggs with Lgg
Keep. Currin Says So.
GUS C. MOSER
President Orcdon Mate Senate.
Number 24 on Ballot
A Patriotic American
A native of Wisconsin. Age 47
I'or 27 years a Resident of
A vigorous champion of the
rights of the people.
For n vigorous prosctitiot of tlic
war to n victorious conclusion.
I'or strict business principles in
iiifMiigctni-til of Htnte nffuirs.
For Kurnl Cretlits Fixtensioti, Irriga
ti in, Urainne and Development of nl
o ir resources.
Marcel Gets His
What's the matter with
For nviihtmice by Port I intl Capital nntl business to every section of
our grenl Slnte.
Ior tlic ritflitH of both Labor und Capital under n scheme of imitua
FOU C.OOI) ROADS, BUT FIGHTINO Till? PAVING TRUST
We tue tiiviiikt hIkiiiI tfiOOO more per 10 foot mile of Ilitulithic
Pavement in DieKon limn is heiiiK iwid in Wnshington I.et us built
good rontls in liVItRV County in the Stttte 01 VI? KV1SRV COUNTY
A .SOU ARK HF.AI,.
F.lect MOSIiR uud you will forever ImniMh (he subtle Influence of
the Paving TruM ftoin Oregon Hlilic.
AOORI-SSIVKI.V IN'DF.PF.NDKX I'. Paid Adv
RALPH E. WILLIAMS
Condltlato for Notional Committeeman
Number 1.1 on Ballot
j'ivshIvo nurty. and Will II.
Hays, recently elected chairman
of tho lU'iiu Mean National Lorn
mftlt'o. Tht8o letters refer not
only to thu state and national
campaign of 101(5. hut also to
the recent meotlmt of the Ro
pililicnn National Committee at
I.miiH, where Air. Williams
t tivltii's maturially aided inea
t.tliliHliing thu spirit of coopera
tion and harmony which now
prevails in the parly throughout
the I'uited States.
A dcHcendont of Oregon pio
nc m stock, his parents having
eroded tho plains to Oregon in
1HK, Italph WHIiams' American
urn has found abundant ex
predion since the outbreak of
thr war by participation in nil
patriotic war activities.
As is genirlli known senior
ity in service give prestige
and inlliioiicu on thu Hopublican
Nn ionnl Committee in the same
measure as on Congressional
committees. At tho presont
time he is ranked as to sonority
on the National Committee by
two mfmlKfrs only. This puts
Mr. Williams in a position of
power ami distinction such as
no new member of tho Commit
tue could hope to attain.
His reelection will insure to
tho State of Oregon all tho add
ed IwnefHs which will naturally
accrue from his increased stand
THOS. II. TONGUE. Jr.
CLYDE 15. HUNTLEY.
WII.LAUI) L. MARKS.
WALTER L. TOOZE, Jr.
V. H. LEWIS.
1). L. I'OVEY,
Members of Hughes Cam
iwign Committee, Republican-
I ri . n' K , T i '1
lll t 1 1 T t . l ,lr " . , .. 1 Im ... 'I'lll
Ralh E. WillianiK. of Port.
a . . n t
ami, native sm. oi un gon ami
present Kepubluitii .National
;ou)initteeuiim, is a cNiulidate
for renomi nation and election.
All Oregon knows (lint Mr. Wil-
lams was the chief factor in
iringing about the reunion of
the Republican und IVogrefcsive
parties in the state In 101(5, re
sulting in Oregon being the only
state in the west to cant it elec
toral vote for Hughes. I hat
Mr. Williams' splendid work in
mnnonixing the various e'.
meats of the ItcpiihlicNii and
'regressive parties is also rocog-
nixed nationally, is site ted by
strong letters of endorsement,
written by William K. Wilcox,
etiring chnirmun of the Kepuh
lean National Committee. Ceorge
W. Perkins, chairman of the
executive committee of the Pro
lUul Adv .
4 fill'. tUj M Ulnt 4rt tit m.'l ) i
flu, tikmj q ( kitt tt Cttt(tl
. . -S3cYw V
I W aT m -
wncn itac ucis tliat Pouch ol
Real GKAVELY Chewing Plua
You Sent Him
A man's first impulse is to sharo a good thing.
Renl Gravely Plug has been spread all over Amer
ica unnly by tho Gravely user offering n small chew
to bis friends. Tobacco like that is wortb sending.
It means something when it gets there.
vrt..uiA"',y,i!nT nl:,:cw of ,Rc c5av,y,i"c.na ho win uii
you that j tho kind to tend. Send tha beitt
Ordinary plus j false economy. It co.t. Ie per week to
chew Heal Gravely, became a, .mall chew of It laits a long
If you smoke n pipe, slice Gravely with your Itnifo and adJ
a l.ttlo to your smoking tobacco. It will givo flaror-improvo
SEXD YOUR ntlEXD 15 THE U. S, SERVICE A POICH OF GR.VttV
Dealers nil around here carry It in 10c pouches. A 3c
stamp will put it Into his hand, in any Tralnlnj CVmp or Sea.
port of the U. S. A. Even "ov.r there" a 3c. stamp will take
J, , ,"u .ouV,eal""' 'V1 uPH,y envelope and givo you
official direction. .how to addre.t it.
V. B. GRAVELY TOBACCO CO Danville, Va.
77l Pattnt Pouch htD it Freth an,l rUr. J r- i
-it is not Uta! Graced u-ithout rAi's Pn((Stioa Seal
Red Cross Helps .This 15 Year
Old French Boyand His
Mnrccl la n man. tlo Is Just fifteen
years old, but yet bo Is a man. I say
tin Is n man hcrnufte In the last four
years' lima tins burned Into his child
hcurt marks that should wait for stem
cr mnturlty. Ho Is a man because h
has the responsibility of a woman, lie
tins no father. Tho Germans saw to
Hint Marcel has had to stand by and
sec bis small brothers and baby sister
nntt In vnlo for food while bo fought
off the pressing call from bis growing
boy's stomach. Ho has had to set
tenrs from his mother's eyes drop on
the plowed ground as sbo worked the
soli bis father would haro tilled had
he not enno nwny out of the peaceful
ni'M of the Marnc valley Into the Iron
'mil of tho Alsno and on Into tho hero-
Tho boy, who was now n man, work.
cd bard, yes, loo hard. With his hair
less hands and his hoy's strength ho
foiiRlit utmost alono the unequal fight
npnltist want With what llttlo help hit
frull mother could give.
Mother Can Keep Chlldrsn.
One of tho 70 or 80 local societies
In I'm nee, handicapped by lack of
funds because deluged by calls for
Ik1 I n. tried to rclclve tho family by ink
lug away tho children. Rut to the tor.
tttro twisted brnln of Iho woman Uis
-coined llko losing all she had.
And then when everything scen.ed
lost and despnlr cnino they beard tho
news: "No, It could not be true.
They would help them with food and
elothlngt They would till tho soil J
Mend tho burns and slay near by to
seo that things went well" Yes. and
ilm children could stay, said the Ited
Cronii. us tbey had said to hundreds
Thai was two years ago. Today this
family Is self supporting and has sums
In spare for the morn needy ones, who
tlll are being helped. Utile Jean Is
uiller. lie looks well fed and he Is
well fed. The baby Is so roily poly
Unit tho dimples have come again.
I'hey are In good spirits on tbeli foot
And Marcel, do has finished ths
rourao thai the lied Cross gavo til in
In nn agricultural school. It Is he who
litis been running the farm so well. (In
did II all. Al least (hey lot htm think
so, for hctiron knows ho has seen (ho
bottom of the bitter cup. And I knnw
that tho lied Cross will want me 10
w he did It, far that Is the way tuey
wnrkijuletly. earnestly, eDIclently,
without stint, without waste, without
THE LITTLE OLD LADY
OF PANSY SQUARE
Timidly she entered the Ited Cross
llureuu uud stood Just within the door-
Her poor, dimmed old eyes spoke .10
eloquently 1 "I'm friendly, ladles, but
11 little afrnlo."
Several of us rose, but Mrs. Craw.
ford reached her Ural and asked her
to come in and all down.
"Oh, tbniik you so much." quavered
the old lady as she sat down. "You
see, my boy my grandson has gone
and" with Spartan fortitude she re
strained the tears that glistened In her
eyes "gone with his regiment. Now
I'm all atone lu my little railage In
Pansy Square, And, oh, ladles, do any
ot you know the dreury loneliness
vhen there Is no one who comes home
We almost hugged the dear old lady,
so forlorn, ycl so brave. We drew up
our chairs closer, and she told us her
1'he little old lady owned a vine
embowered cottage In Pansy 8quare
liiere she kept bouse for her grand-
on, who worked In a downtown ottlre.
When America took up cudgels for de
mocracy the ian, in patriotic rcrvor,
wit:! iimotig the first to enlist.
'Ah. ho" I loved him und needed
'dull" whispered the old lady broken
y "llui my dear country needed hlui
more, so 1 tow mm 10 go. 'llui
what will you do. granny?' he asked.
told him I had enough, and so ha
went. Urnve. brave heart I My Iihs-
imiiiiI Mis a soldier, and I have his
pension Itui II Is small. After pay
ug the taxes on my cottage there was
little left, und now It Is gone. I'm old.
but I n) wining. All I ask is a ciuinro
10 earn my bread till till he returns."
I'hrough the Home bervtre workers
of her community the little old lady
of Pansy Square has been provided
with simple tasks, such as making pro-
serves and delicious cakes aud Jellies,
labor of love for her and an unfail
ing source of revenue.
Some day. please Ood, her soldier
boy will come bacn 10 ine utile 01a
lady of Pansy Square, and he will dad
her ns be left her happy, comfortable
und self reliant.
The Portland Garbage Co.
is prepared to remove rubbish
of any nature from the resi
dences and business places of
St. Johns at 75 cents per month
for residences and, from busi-
ness places at reasoname rates.
Calls made every Saturday.
.cave orders at the St. Johns
lardware, or phone Woodlawn
Hear Melba any day at Cur-
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R. N. STANFIELD
UNITED STATES SE ATOR
Number 19 on Ballot
"I bnvc a very strong conviction that Oregon has been discriminated
against by the National Government in many ways. Mr. Stauficld
shares this feeling and promise."), if elected, to corrept it ns far as it lieslti
his power to do so. Senator McNnry denies that any such discrimina
tion exists. lie was quoted in n dispatch from Washington to the Ore
gon Journal as saying that he took no stock in the statement that there
had been discrimination against Oregon. Of course, if he believes that
there has been no such discrimination he will make no effort to remove
it. S. H. Huston who withdrew from the Senatorial contest and is sup
Why do the Telegram and Journal complain that Seattle is always
Inking pay rolls away Irom Portland, then attack Stauficld because he
has built up an industry which benefits Oregon and Portland, creates n
pay roll and adds thousands of dollars to the tax list? Why has Port
land lost so much to Seattle is it because there arc elements in Portland,
ulwnys ready to knock anyone who tries to help the community?
Five lawyers comprise tlc Oregon delegation at Washington, there
has not been n business man, farmer, or toiler in the delegation in n gen
Why has the Chamber of Commerce felt it necessary to hire a
special representative at a Senator's salary of $7500' a year to look after
Stanfield will not he dictated to aud controlled by n political boss,
by corporations or by newspapers, but he will serve the people of his
state playing no favorites and giving a square deal.
No otie has ever said that Hob Stanfleld is n double crosser, or that
he is selfish or not liberal with his resources or his friendship. There
sn't a lazy bone in his body, lie has been a toller all his life mid never
teld a cushy job.
Raised on a range, he is.no silk-stocking, Stanfleld has built up
from tiothiug through constructive labor until, today he is one of the
genuine assets of Oregon. lie did not marry his money, nor did he in
herit it he woiked for it.
Republicans know that Stanfleld is 100 per cent Republican,
is not a 50-50 DetuoRcp.
Paid adv. by Stanlield Senatorial League, 203 N. V. Danlc bldg., rortlaml
CHARLES A. JOHNS
Number 35 on Ballot
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Charles A. Johns of Portland, Re
publican, the only candidate for Su
preme Judge from Multnomah Couuty
to succeed the only member of the Su
preme Court for Multnomah County.
The state is divided into three con
gressional districts and there are seven
judges of the Supreme Court four of
whom are now from Congressman Haw
ley's district, and both of my oponeuts
are from his district and if either of
them is nominated there will not be any
member of the Supreme Court from
Multnomah County or McArthur's
District, and there will be five from
Hawley's District and two from Sin
not's. Multnomah County should be
fairly entitled to one member of the
Supreme Court out of Seven. Mr.Johns
is an enrolled pioneer and has been a
resident of the State for fifty-nine
years. Was admitted totbe bar in
1881 and has practiced law for thirty
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