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THE HOOD KIVER NEWS, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2. 1912
S American Lawyers
Have Been Given
2 Too Much
fL ifl JAt. jAt
Br JUDCB J. D. LAWSON of t. Louis. Member of Committee of
Amerlctn Law Society Which Investigated Foreign Method
HN INVESTIGATION OF FRENCH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
LEADS ME TO REAFFIRM MY POSITION THAT THE ROW
TR8 OF AMERICAN LAWYERS OUGHT TO BE CURBED,
WHILE THE POWERS OF TRIAL JUDGES OUGHT TO BE
ENLARGED. APPEALS OUGHT ONLY BE GRANTED ON THE
GROUNDS OF A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE AND NOT ON THE
PRESENT TECHNICAL RULES OF PROCEDURE.
The great difference between European and American procedure ia
the part played by lawyers in the United States, where they are prac
tically everything and the judges are minor issues. In Europe the
judges are everything.
IX FRANCE THE LAWYERS ARE ALMOST ELIMINATED.
They only address the jury. They do not cross examine the witnesses.
The judge does that If, when the judge has finished, the lawyer for
the defense thinks that some points have not been covered he asks the
judge to put such a question to the witness.
While the French system is adverse to the Anglo-Saxon ideas in
many respects, there is a good point, such as an endeavor to ignore
technicalities and get at the truth. Under the present French system
it is PRACTICALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR TILE GUILTY TO
That the valley I facing a strlou
liibur problem to the Increasing num
ber of Japanese here, wai the declar
ation made by A. I. Mason at the
meeting of the People's Forum Fri
day. After the meeting adjourned,
Mr. Mason took the floor and nuked
for a couple of minute In which to
bring up the subject.
" We have been dlttrumring matters
of Importance to the state," said Mr.
Mason, "but there In a matter of vi
tal local Importance which I wish to
bring to your attention. It Is the
labor problem. We have a conn tan t
ly IncreaMlug Japanese population In
thin county and as a rettult It I get
ting harder all the time to get good
native labor. White laborer are re-fu-lng
to come here to work when
they learn that they must compete
with cheap JapaneHe tabor.
"I wan talking today with a man
from Wateonvllle, Cut. He said that
practically all the labor In the fruit
district there Ik now being done by
forelguerta, many of them Slave and
Hungarians and many Japanese
The orchard are owned by Ameri
cans who sublet them to the foreign
ers because of the cheupnexs of the
labor. However, the rtnult has Iteen
that the grade and pack of Watson
vllle apples has Imhmi rapidly deterio
rating and that section has no long
er the reputation for Its fruit which
It formerly possessed. I Itellevo that
we are approaching the same condi
'The foreign residents of our valley,
although peaceable and Industrious,
do not materially benefit the com
munity. The money they earn Is
most of It sent to a foreign country;
not many of them !ecoroe citizens.
They do not help you. Mr. Store
keeper, because the most of their
earnings are uot spent here. Tbey
do not help you, Mr. Minister, because
tbey do uot unite with your churches.
They are a foreign element In our
population and an element which we
cannot assimilate. I submit It to
your coiiHlderatlon as one of the lo
cal problems which challenge onr
Whims of lbn.
Like many another mun great In bis
writings, Ileoiik Ibsen was not with
out hie foibles. Scorning company as
be professed to do and declaring al
ways for solitude, he nevertheless de
lighted to be dined, and to Invite him
to a banquet In bis own especial honor
was to give the great man unalloyed
pleasure. In bla latter, days, too, be
developed a passion for decorations, of
which be received a large number from
bis own and foreign monarchs, and on
public occasions be would wear alt bla
Insignia aa probably the most decorat
ed author Id the world. It was on
public occasions that Ibsen would car
ry a small mirror and comb In the
crown of his bat, and "coram populo"
would proceed to arrange bla busby
hair and whiskers.
Tbe practice of dyeing la so ancient
that It would be folly to attempt to say
where or when It originated. Tbe
place or period of Its genesis no one
can tell or even guess. As far back
aa history or tradition can take us we
And tbe dyeing vat Phoenicia waa
famous for Its rich dyes, as was Egypt
also. Modern chemistry does not seem
to add much to tbe efficacy of tbe art
Tbe colors of tbe most ancient times
of which we have any knowledge were
as "fast" as any that can be made to
day. In fact. It Is held by some au
thorities that the men of four or Ave
thousand years ago possessed secrets
about dyeing that would be greatly
appreciated by us if we could get bold
of them. New York' American.
Ma Knew, if He Didn't
"Are you going to marry Bister
Ruthr asked tbe email boy of tbe
young man who bad been Invited to
"Well er." stammered the young
man In great embarrassment, "I er
I really don't know, you know."
"That's Just what 1 thought," said
tbe boy. "Well, ma says you are."
Ladles' Home Journal.
Willie Uncle Jack, did you choke on
that cake batter ma made yesterday?
Rich Old Cncle Good heavens, no,
child! What put such an extraordinary
Idea into your head? Willie Why, I
heard pa fell ma be made you cough
op tbe dough. Exchange.
A little sunshine set aside for a rainy
day Is better than an umbrella.
Regular Sunday excursion to Park
dale. Pleasant trip for yourself and
THREE SONGS. r
They Will Live Above All Other Mi
the Man Who Hoard Thorn.
Tbe brilliant, fashionably clad audi
ence roared an ovation to the great
singer. She waa unquestionably the
beat soprano in the world. The critic
turned to his friend, tbe aelf made mil
lionaire, and said:
"Did you ever hearny song more
exquisitely rendered V
"Yea,' aald tbe rich man musingly,
for be was touched by tbe magic of
what be bad beard. "Yea; I have
heard three greater alngers."
"I want to know!" exclaimed the
"The first was years ago. The singer
was plain of face and gray of hair and
tired of body. There waa much work
to do and many little mouths to feed.
X waa tbe youngest child, sick and
cross, and that dear alnger crooned to
me a lullaby, and I alept It waa a
"The next waa years afterward. We
bad a little cottage. It waa aummer,
and the windows and doors were open.
My wife waa in the kltcher. preparing
supper. She was singing something
about ber true love coming borne to
her. It waa for me. And that, too.
was a wonderful song.
"8ome more years elapse. There la
a little toddler In the garden, and she
ainga hesitantly something about dad
dy and bis baby.
"These are the three singers, my
friend, who beat all your Tetrazrlnla."
And the critic T Well, perhapa the
critic agreed with him. Albany Times-Union.
The Wsy It Aots as a Prossrvstive of
It Is sometimes necessary to pre
serve parts of a human body or of
some other animal for tbe purpose of
testing for the presence of poisons.
In such cases the preservative must
fulfil certain special requlrementa. It
moat be able to prevent absolutely any
decay or putrefaction; It must not It
self cause any change In the tissues,
either structural or chemical; It must
not Introduce any substance that
would In any way Interfere with the
subsequent testa or give rise to false
conclusions, and It must be easily han
dled. Liquid air has been found to be
quite well adapted to this use. Its
low temperature (about 400 degrees
below tero, Fahrenheit) prevents ab
solutely all putrefaction as well as all
other chemical change. At the same
time. It prevents the evaporation of
any volatile substance that may be
present, such aa carbon monoxide or
hydrocyanic add gaa. Experiments
have ahown that the most delicate
tissues, such as glands and brain, are
quite unaffected by being placed In
liquid air for a long time, and the
tissues even retain their natural colors.
For the purpose of making chemical
testa In a piece of tissue It Is frequent
ly necessary to cut tbe material up
Into very email pieces. Tissues that
have been preserved In liquid air are
frosen so bard that they may be
ground np Into a fine powder. Har-pot's.
Titbits of the Ancient Crooks.
As delicacies the Greeks ate young
foxes caught In the autumn, robins
and sparrows and certain kinds of fish
snared by moonlight There la a scrap
of an old Greek comedy In which a
cook boasts of frying a fish so exqui
sitely that It threw him grateful looks
from the pan. A famous Greek dish
was the Trojan pig. half of It boiled
and the other half roasted. It was
stuffed with egg, ortolana and
thru shea. The Romans ate snails
giant monsters fattened until their
sheila held an Incredible amount of
snail. The kettle In a high class Ro
man kitchen was often shaped like an
elephant'a head. The water was pour
ed through the trunk. The gridiron
might be a huge silver spider or a
Oysters st Thsy Grow.
When young oysters first appear they
are called "spat" and are no larger
than a plnhead. At the age of one
year they are known as "brood" and
a bushel measure will hold about 6,400
of them. When they are three years
old they are designated aa "ware" and
the 6.400 of them will then fill three
one bushel measures. They are not
ready for market until they are four
years old, and then they have arrived
to a dignity of proportion that If the
buahel of broods has not lost any of Its
members It will require nearly seven
of such measures to carry them to market
An elderly beau had been delivering
himself of certain forcible home truths
when lecturing his nephew.
"Wonderful chap, your uncle," ob
served a friend when the old gentle
man had disappeared. "So well pre
served." "I don't know so much about hla be
ing well preserved," growled the of
fended nephew, "but he Is unpleasant
ly candid." Youth's Companion.
A Dobatsd Definition.
"A gentleman," says a contemporary,
"Is a man who feels uncomfortable
while be slta In a car and sees a wo
man banging to a strap."
Not so, brother. A gentleman doesn't
keep bis seat long enough to feel un
comfortable. Roaton Transcript
No Roturns Wsntsd.
'E says to me, 'Why don't yer tt
ImT "It 'lm.' I says. 'What's the
use of my Ittln" "1m? 'EM Mt me back
again.' "London Tatler.
Those In French Forest Equal Inetitw
tions For Human Beings.
To Louis XIV. France la said to be
indebted for tbe Importation of Its
pheasants, writes Llllie Hamilton
French In the Century. On that aide
of the forest Complegne nearest to
Complegne Itself la a falaanderle cov
ering many hundreds of acres In which
the breeding of these birds, begun on
der hla protection and further encour
aged by Charlea X. and Louis Philippe,
la now carried on by a private person,
who rents bla right to do so from the
I have never seen a place so abut in
and protected by wire fencea and lock
ed gates, stone walls and more gates,
special guards In special houses, police
dogs, guns and traps. There la even
a thick kind of double mattress made
to cover the guards, who In winter
must sleep out of doors In watching
for poachers. I have never aeen insti
tutions for human beings better plan
ned In the way of nurseries and at
tendants, hygienic lawa and systems of
The pheasants when finally shot must
have a wonderful flavor, and In a aln
gle day as many as a thousand are of
ten shot within those walls, each one
of the thousand having cost Its owner
the sum of 40 francs to raise.
GARRICK'S MOBILE FACE.
It Drove 8ir Joshua Reynolds Into a
Fit of Temper.
This story of an artist's despair while
working on Garrick'a portrait la often
printed, but It la reproduced In "David
Garrick and His French Friends," with
a footnote saying that the experience
waa made the material for a French
li was pi easy task to transfer to the
canvas features so changeable. Gar
rick, as a model, threw painters Into
despair. Let us listen a moment to
Northcote relating Sir Joshua Reynolds'
"When the artist bad worked on the
face till he had drawn It very correct
ly, as he saw It at the time. Garrick
caught an opportunity, while the
painter waa not looking at him, totally
to change his countenance and expres
sion, when the poor painter patiently
worked on to alter the picture and
make It like what he then saw, and
when Garrick perceived that It was
thus altered he seized another oppor
tunity and changed his countenance to
a third character, which, when the poor
tantalized artist perceived, he. In a
great rage, threw down his palette and
pencils on the floor, saying be believed
be waa painting from tbe devil and
would do no more to the picture."
Creating a Vaeanoy.
When the republic had been set up
in France In 1848. wrote the Baroness
Bonde, the first attempta of the en
franchised people to use their new
powers resulted In the election of the
most miscellaneous assembly that had
ever tried to govern a country. A
member nominated from Rouen went
to Paris and selected his seat He had
hardly taken It when his next neigh
bor turned and stared at him. The
Rouen man, embarrassed, turned up
his coat collar, but too late.
"Sir," aald his lynx eyed colleague,
"I believe I had the honor of sending
you to the galleys for murder In 18,
when I was Judge. You had strangled
the servant of tbe cure who had
brought you up and robbed the worthy
man. Oblige me by resigning Imme
diately." The next day tbe monlteur announc
ed that there waa a vacancy for Ron
en, but did not tell why.
Sulcido snd the Wsathor.
Suicide Is most frequent in summer,
when the air Is clear and the sun
shines. In Europe tbe maximum of
suicides Is reached In June and the
minimum In December. Yet there are
fewer suicides In the torrid than In
the temperate sone. In the United
States, in all seasons, there are more
sulclaea on sunny days than on cloudy
days. Some theorists reason that fine
weather aggravates the mental depres
sion of the unhappy by Its contrasting
sunshine. In dark weather there are
few suicides and fewer In time of
war or following some great catas
trophe. During the first three months
that follow a devastating earthquake
there are fewer deaths by suicide than
before the cataclysm. Harper's.
Most people outside Japan are wont
to speak of the "mikado," but really
that title- Is obsolete. The Japanese
never use that appellation themselves,
and they do not like others to do so
Educated Japanese speak of their sov
ereign as "shnojo sama," and the or
dinary folk term him "tenshl sama."
"Tanno" Is the title used in all official
documenta, and for the foreigner tbe
most correct form Is "kotel" that la,
emperor. Westminster Gazette.
A Facotious Convict.
"This confinement" said the long
faced prison visitor, "must digress yon
"Tea," replied the facetious convict;
"I find the prison bnrs grating."
"Ah, life to you Is a failure:"
"Yes; it's nothing but a cell"
The Rstort Vicious.
The Ex Hero Ah. my boy, when I
played Hamlet the audience took fif
teen minutes to leave the house.
The Vicious Ex Comedian (i-oldlyV
Was he Inmc? Ixuulon Answers.
Life Is made up of little things, and
he Unit scorn them despises his own
real Interest. Barker.
The method of using tbe Ilaume
hydrometer la explained by W. H.
Lawrence aa follows:
The Haume hydrometer consists of
a weighted, hollow glass bulb with
a graduated neck. These Instru
ments usually have two scale, one
showing the Haume, the other tbe
specific gravity. The Ilaume Is grad
uated from 0 to 38 degrees and the
other from 1 000 to 1.3T.0 specific grav.
Ity. Owing to the size of the scale
either the Ilaume or the specific grav
ity Is read with euse and accuracy.
It should be borne lu mind In read
ing the Instrument to note the gen
eral surface of tbe liquid and not the
point where tbe liquid climbs up the
stem. Owlug to great variations In
the amounts of soluble sulphur In
commercial as well as home-made
Mine sulphur mixtures It Is wise to
test each lot, since there are frequent
variations In strength of tbe differ
ent lots of the same brand.
For winter spraying for San Jose
scale the 4.5 degrees Haume mixture
Is advised, although where Infesta
tion Is slight and the application Is
made primarily as an annual "house
cleaner, tbe 3.0 degrees mixture Is
more frequently applied. The
strength of the summer spray used Is
usually about 15 degrees Baume.
Owing to the variations lu the sizes
of spraying tanks and measuring
vessels and Inaccuracy In reading the
scales, for practical field work and
to avoid confusion, the general rule
of using one gallon of lime sulphur
to as many gallons of water as
Baume degrees shown by the scale or
tbe decimal of the specific gravity
is usually suggested. This may be
determined approximately by divid
ing the Ilaume degrees by three.
The number of dilutions may be ac
curately determined by taking tbe
specific gravity of the concentrate
lime-sulphur, dividing the decimal of
the spray desired and the quotient
will give tbe number of dilutions.
For example, use 28 degrees Baume,
Decimal of .p. sr. of concentrate (10) .24
Decimal of p. sr. spray desired (1) 02
or the total value of diluted spray.
To make the dilution add one part
of lime sulphur to eleven parts of
water. While there is a fairly uni
form relation between the degrees
Baume and the amount of sulphur In
solutions the proper dilutions can
ouly be made in case Impurities to
Increase the density of the concen
trate have not been added. Impurt
ties can only be detected through
chemical analysts. To obtain accu
rate readings the hydrometer must
be washed In clear water to prevent
accumulations of the solution upon
the bulb and stem. ,
SHOWERS ARE GIVEN IN
MISS WOODWORKS HONOR
Miss Idell Wood worth, whose mar
riage to Hoy F. Dean will take place
October 9, has been the honoree at a
number of pre-nupttal entertain
ments the past week.
The members or tbe J. V. G. club,
entertained at tbe home of Miss Bry
ant, gave a china shower for the
bride-elect Tuesday evening.
Wednesday afternoon the Wednes
day Afternoon Club surprised Miss
Wood worth at her home with a
parcel shower of china, linens and
other useful articles.
At their last regular meeting the
members of tbe Sans-souct Club tame
laden with numerous pieces of Ituen,
which they presented to the future
Miss May Davidson entertained a
number of Miss Wood worth's friends
at a "Kodak" luncheon, at which
time the guest of honor was showered
with an attractive assortment of
A number of Informal affairs are
planned for the coming week.
Next Sunday at the Unitarian
church two services will lie held: At
11 o'clock the usual service of wor
ship with sermon; at 7:30 p. m.,
the second In the series on tbe politi
cal platforms at their last meeting.
Mrs. Minnie Brewen King of Hood
River will speak on the Socialist
Platform. J. D. Mac Lucas also will
speak. The public Is cordially In
vited to both meetings.
Board of Equalization
Will meet the third Monday In Oc
tober at the courthouse at 10 o'clock
a. m. to examine and correct all er
rors In the assessment roll. If any
taxpayers have any objection to
their assessments, they must file
complaint during the first week of
tbe session. J. Wickham,
38 41c County Assessor.
Christian Science Services "
Christian Science services are
held In tbe Commercial Club rooms
Sundays at 11 a. m. Subject, "Unre
ality." Sunday school at same hour
In Room 2, Davidson Bldg. Wednes
day meetings In same room 8 p. m.
Heading room open dally, 2 to 5 p. ni
Hood River Apple Vinegar Co. will
pay $8 per ton for this grade in sacks
delivered to factory. Sept. 25, 1912.
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Daily Until Oct. 10th
to all points on the
SPOKANE, PORTLAND &
Milwaukee St?. 70
St. Louis 37.00
New York 55.00
St. Paul $30.00
Kansas City 30.00
Pes Moines 32.83
Indianapolis 40. (X)
From other eastern points in proportion.
Tell'yonr frienda is the Rut of this opportunity of movins Wait at low ratee. Direct
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