Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, February 14, 1916, Page 11, Image 11

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liEUTRALITY IS NOT
EASILY RETAINED
Member of Fcrd Party Expects
to See Norway, Sweden
and Denmark Fighting.
OLD WO USDS STILL SMART
lanur Toojr Yifrrw -sympathy
f.r panlh llaet and Admlra
Imn fr IVopI Wlw roy
alty I'ldiea Comment.
r.T UUAR TOOZK.
P i !nt :rrrrnul!. t'r.lr.rsity of
i'f"i, va tti lord l'car i;pdl
i . n.
niv. ;:;:. or, r.b. i:. s.-ndiraia
! fcnc a t-ard t.m itiaJnliniaT ll
asutralur. Norway, wa.i.a and lo
r.nrk ara ia mmr.ui doner of b
Jnc dra lotj lbs rat tufopB
truci. All thra eooetrt-a r bound
u4t.ttr BBlr tba Jfot a.liaaca
rf U'.t. tut It cm l.ka:y that .-d-a
wt.l witftilraw ?ullr should
ana fipau !: i.-rro causa, wnicn
U: aets InUicata m( sha wi;i da
,onT cr Utr. Tfels. st-.oal4 II ocur.
t jubt. l'y woul4 -o4 a.l lhr na
tcti ioco ax.
T"! who! SatJinrta pat!naa!a.
So far as ara roactmad. I
msta a dacact VMiia W.starn atal.
. far ma population l coB'TB"). tea
atata et Nv lor coul4 eaaaa aa aa
rtin lta all thfa combin4. lu
14.. botQ la popalatioa tnl ara. ooi
rot trsi-at a troejr aatmnal spirit
tfta plr t at Nrmirk for tf.a tanaa.
?.rwr for .N riui an! f- w a
j.a (or tba J:a. Tot; all prisa
th.ir statu aa osrala s'.at.a. an4
al.t fi ) for It If naca.aarjr. Conraaa.
toaor an4 patriotism aaa aa Impor
tnt tart la tea inaaaup of th ara
Iwamar'a. thai tint country Iftal
ftas tha irrna frontier a Ita south-
ro, 6oua-lfT. I tba most daltcataly
a't'tatait. mi ItnoBi boI. aa PraslJ.nt
tt I!ob wom I Mr. til a alncla day
r a rc tour CI krina forth.
ImaJii araaaaa ssatBr.
Th.ra a ioffli(ki( rathalic about
Nnrntrk. rorm.rly. Bfor larcr aa
ti'ifi b.rama l&rsa an4 lntrud.4 Into
fc.r domtiu, t'vnmartt was a rl bo
ar. . still but to mo It sams
art : it s..ms mat an l trytna
t -ro.-na back." ao4 cul. Tboao 14
cast. 'a mt.f iuit t eulluro of
l.i a court of Ida ar!r bines. Thy
a.m to fcark bark to tba oid day
wh.a Iirnur ta4 lataraatioaal la
(lu.nca. IUt ar4:B:;y bar domalna taa ba
tha tri of larr for.iaa naton
an ill bow tam la la truta but a abadoar
f br farmer aa if. Norway and Sw4n
aaratl'd. irtrny sot bar anara. and
t.-.at aba at;.! ramaina a iomt:i atala
la to rr. a a wondar. (Loaa of t.rrltory
doaa not Bnn a lo of prlda. Ivan
ara proui of t.ialr art tnuaauma. thoir
lu.ralur.. tbatr contritxitiona to acl-an.-a
aa4 proofs of la atai4ar4 of
lan;h fu'.uri. Tha "b1I4 Stati-a Is
tnd.Mvd to tanmark fr soma of tba
bast ci'iJ.na wa baa. w ara indebted
to bar for tha Ula Jacob l:u. tha
Naw Tor aditor who waa oca of tba
vioaaara In cl.aaleaT up atata and Na
tioaal aoUtlca.
Loaa of Tarrttawr rait.
tvnmark Ia kaest tba loaa of
tha two aothrn Brolni-ao of schla-
w.a: and UoUtata. It will bo racattcd
that tn.ia ware takaa away from bar
tT tha comMnrd forraa of Austria and
rru:a la I'pon tha conclusion
of tha war I'ruaaia occupiad fthlnal
ani Austria llolatata. to tha famous
M Ua.lt VTar la M with Austria.
Prussia took both prilnca. This waa
tho first not of I'isiaarrk looklntc
toward tIa tM.hroot of tha Oar
nua Kmplra it la today I roaaa aa
11 was k'fora tba war atartad.
la th-a rrot war I an.a liTlna; lo
F.'Miiai'Ho;iiiB ara flMlns; on tha
t..-tr.ao ai.1a contrary lo their wishea.
I waa t"l4 la U-vnaism. Hut ;r
mn military raporta taU of tha al
linirr of tha Jut and.r. aa thay ara
ra:.d. Tay ara t"urou (b cour
aara thay raa Inharnad from thair
forafathars. who did thair al baat to
kD toair country frao from inaadera.
im imbs; l reasonably aura: hhould
tha t'aa aro into tho war. thay will ba
en tha s;Ma of tha a.U'S. That old
ant. 'achy lowar.J li-rmany baa aur
virrd ba.f a cantary and tao wound la
j-ist aa opan now aa II waa la lit.
-or.ttinaT l ot a part of tho tianiaa
ere ad.
-taatraltry t ffaa-t Mara. ad.
T5a raeish s;oTrnrr.nt la taklnc
aitr.ma meaauraa to praarro tha nu-
lr ity of nmrk. Xo PMbilo tnaat
Inca or d.noatratlona of any kind
raa Da ba d in Copanhacra. tha coun
try a rapitaL Tha Kadical ara In power
and their policy la a poliry of peace,
liul sol paaco al any pru-o. Taa Laclan
array baa been tcobilu.d and la ready
for !mc.l:ii actioa. Tha aavy is
ready to bat!lo Co abort notlco.
'opaBhaaran Is daiaoded from Invasion
by wel-coBtruc(l trenrhea asl
barba4wira rn t an c maata buUt com
pl.t..y around tha city.
r;uk.r.( about tranches. I was
a rr a 14 at t.-:.:r conatriKtion. They
ra dee? and a .ibataat!. Most cf Ike
1 u: du-out sro hael wittt atraw
for nt.r.c purpoaas. I bad always
thnicai loat tbay wera rather ahal.ow
on I temporary. At Hal jnor. laml.es
from t'opoahaaTea, I aaw four I-mnua
auhn-arlnea. I;:ck and stealthy tSey
loosed aa they crouchod la tha waters
cf t.".a bay. It seemed as It thay w.re
trTir.a; t b'!a lhea:eele. that aroo..
. u-a air affected thair coist.tat on.
lUHTnr la famouo aa tha o-a!lua of
)(m..ta Castia. lmmorta,lts.4 by
hhskispsBrs. Croninf from XI ! mo.
we4.n. y ferry to Ccpenheen. I saw
rruiaera aad tor;ado-boata tunr.inf
ahaut la a saamlec'.y almleaa fas-lion,
j i.l aa If the' bad bo daatlaatioa In
tir but wera terc::c to praTcnt
t: htre
Trulr. C-anrnark la la a critical po
(itiog and ti preearratloa of bar bio.
tral'fr w;i tat the resourcaa aa wail
a tie lanu ty of tha foramina" cfti
ia:. Sweden. of'I.-lally at least, la pro.
riirituB. A fusion ministry, tho out
growth cf tho ii titr is of tha war.
Is nraillr corr.rosad of rcrraaesta
I.e. of all part e. In reaaty tho
for saraattaa bold tho balanca of
power aad atrtualty dictate Ibo policy
s-f tho aatioa. Tha CooseraatlTes
atror.f.r fatror a larsja array ani rary.
which la OB rnioo why. offl-aUy.
fwedsn ymr!"'' w!ri alliana
eJ.d br ls Gerrraaa i"!-rtT!ny most
triiy turtpi.liM tho apirit of militar
l.m dorr natiBaT tha aolltlca of l.uro
tan nation today. Another reason
la tho letjiil national hstr.4 of Kas
ata. If tbsy waat Into war theywoulo
do so more becaose thay woald ret
chance at the Oar tbaa for aaytaits
else They sympathise w!ta Oermany
not tn mu'h ba--ajaa they facor her
ra iea but hacaua tbey hate and frar.
I r,e iee Russia.
her !t from aereral stodanta of
t risersitr of ptockhotm. membara
of the Radical Club of the onlerattr.
Ihat the sympathlaa of the common
eo;: ca Ua M et U alU,
T1IK Ote 19 RED.
' Til - mi r ,
) iit.tr C
mm nnA
CRABS"
THE GROtrVDHOO'S
DOPK MA V TUT COME
TRIK.
CITY AWAITS REPLY
vol a.
ruHTUNU. UKr.U.. MUUT. CO, FEB. 14. 191.
NO. 41
o-it ctttiwrwii
"It eer Cresek
it YtEEKS AGO TODAT. CIIILDUOOD CLASSICS.
Mur, ran. 14. Iblo.
I'tlA.X CULUNS. KsUtar.
LUITORUL.
At t h im tra Tb Crwf.-i
fin la tfa-.f T.t:i4Qa uf trs-vrt icu
iAr . r t kevT t. C. t&OOa hi
4yaatn aar-.fi4 0 4l r la. .
mr .a;au miaaycl. crd
ln... to tr ?ut in 10 fc
raitij. t.rtof-f lro-li-i kr but
m of turn oiiriaTti rnfi C
t& r;M-l'r-. 4f. t&r . tn
tM(Mo i ta.rt. ulr 1 rti
W e put ysa ! rlla U9
U.itrl. ml m.i lt.1 la-
Tit! I ntran1hrv lft our t.
ftvi-noon ronifmp, to htp
rrnk Unfit r hm Jllo.y
aVainciiLa wrti larrn.
t-rt. J. N Ur pod th
Cl'- boot at t Civic
I.eot. I inch-on m.n.4 mmm
! It ti lartn H mmlt
thit man lobi) .t vat ht
nouch. tut a aomaa .ubblt
an a'out jrt.
Jl an. pr. of ha
Trm Ctat. friroMln ( Ma lima
a a at l(ot Lak rot ft
lil aa I' mi ha ha-ia't mit4
w(n,- a tram coma la for aav
rat dr
W. J. Hofmtnn hai
off hi fnutach. ani mm haS
rot yt gotB,a uai4 to bia mmt
wll.UasM.
LOCAL AND rERSOSAU
Jim I'.art. A3-m. lh
lor of r r Ttrt. aa
iTi Is a .a dopt. In T
rr.wf.Kl. but toil-v It Will
prova a popular on and UI ta
In-trumaiatal Ja rcac jiof from
tjtyllto mo of tba ciasaio
rt.n:m ot tha raco that de
Uzt.il ua yr,. aito. -FTJ. not )
Joiia Istran. iti prom, and
w. k. barri-ivr. Informa ua that
tha f liu t n.r tn) a srat
favor. to around tfi old ilm
nii'ic hola aoma Z yrm. aro. It
uti -mp.oyd aa an Incantalioa
to ait on pla. tnata la r
rnovtnr myatrrtoua knot from
bia t.vh, and mi chantad in
chorua by tha aprrtator. whlla
Hi knota wrM b-lD remoT-ad.
(hi. ky-rhlrky rlia bo of !
l.mvt vui touch
t ni irtn t art cnourh!
Chaw! Chaw Chaw!
. V nt aj a w arra feat
1 1. a of.-f da.
ta anvi tn twa or.
ko ut4a ittl for mm la cwtao
bmrm
Jim K.Ua tha y major of
f aa! f!.d. who haa found that
turn of tfa f-op.a ia a--i.-
t a.a tnt Cuat. Ur., aa
(.uciartte 'sui ii o.r ait-.t
lb PtBaf (J.
.Swaa-'O I a,a al!-!
pr-. .( !!. liotary CI ib la-t
aai to b inauguration
4ira ria did not p-C li- w.
a. i'B:iniw( "1 uw.-l rihf
tr . -n t li.a praHal-ftit. J.
U. Vr,4-( tt.i .aci4 aa;
t f-a )ff."a of m.
tarjr lovaiaaai. ta ar. k.
faii-.-t i a-port, laforma aa
icmi k w ia ai b a.o to go
f ft'soIua with tho ft -Xar-iai
im Apr. but b may ar
r.cf la taka a aaalaia and
Pan I rna tauSday lt IkO CO
tsvuta .laia'r,
af i ota, a4 Jim J Hrl-n. a
iksa-at a a man. ap-R( a a rmi
r.roo-iu, roura at a. Jimmy
it i ime 4 -r -J oa f.R lur
ant (ha an tar frank la lO
Cto.ra Oori ao if- at t he-r
r-M. Ba I- Haaa, l. C la t
aaw n a W .
A rtafo : bif My ln-
e--waM fcr laa Ci I.oar'J. t a
an4 in A4 CliK U -4 . but
U baaaka af our tlif r? 4-H I
" ahataaa r hi -'!ar.
in-, w aro r:tab.f lnfirmd
tl-al I if .i o t a aVs ma c "n "
iM(iti fti:iEula i-aH ik
W in.-fa ar. 1 O oi urn boa
: 'ov a ! t-n-a f't 4rnaf
lae( k from tn 9.at witb tfca
-rti ei at a b may
b atart-4 far taa lata T. Mooao
t.
; It ard-. t-io pap m gr of
?a rhn af t ' ir4 frona
m k . (. tba ethr da
trat 1f- ia af a tKmnrm Aat
fi lad t"M.3'f mar bo
'' hmt r ira muaiCaP-al
icosTlum la flniariad.
TlirATRJCAL NOTFH.
Crtru1a Hoffmana apprarod
at Ibo urphaum In "8 tiuurun "
act wk . la a air In of b-a1a
an. a Hcht t-rrft r.tta fin.at.
tbat waa traatly adrztlrad.
A W lniar,tar baa Ixa-n a
a'acta la tba at acme t ho
f'rwi tftra or f'-ur acta of Tn
S'ttm In a larrtMrn' In tho
ro. varaina. on tba Dtatrlct
a til a clri-utt.
It, D. CarpantT nppoarrd In
tha r"i of a. i Jnrtun, t ha w.
It omanrli-atnr. at tha Ad Club
amateur cr(ofmnr) Wad., but
mm Sot in tao lata to loam
l'r ho did any irat
amaiecipatttka on that orraloa.
nmm la
A. a-tsnaya buueo rf tMli
fl-o rilay firrnoofl and want
tharMiab tha roof boforo It waa
tiaa-otrd. It aa -on tub
i parka fall on tha rnof
from tba Mm nay burning- out.
A i"-? Not-a. Tola county
Ob-rnf.
Mt-trak.
7lftae It Onajnt Ileal. thO W. ft.
Ntor of tho I'rraa Club, anter-taii.T-i
iwime of hia frlrn.la at aa
alK n'.rak orgy at th flub ro-r-ntly.
ar.l Nd l.lytha, tha
cfna-t m.inulfr f tho orajcoalan
opy Uk not blnc ahla la al-t-fii
1. tti-y thouelitf uiiy rava
him hla atrak w rap pod up In a
ba appT to tako home.
Nwl left It on tha kltrban
taMa whan b cot home and
tr plytha. then aha aroa in
Ihw morninc, waa plaaaod to a
that hr buxhand bad bc-n ao
thfuK'fil of hrr and forth
wltb aha trvila.l tha atcak and
brk faptd upon It
,r, tx-rr U bravrty. but ha
aa na ralty dt wonder what
an fit aik tata llao.
Iffff-d Qoory.
I. K. tho iJ man of mysterr.
haa wtrul u Mr followlnc t
a-r-M qu-fry: "What haa b-renma
of i h oUI -fahiorl man who
utf-d t war a niinlatura com
paa for a aalrh charm ?"
mows (.in mux Aiiot: vai.:tie hay.
-KSHEN THE DOVE BIT
THE EAGLE."
Bt WHIXTOX O. HOTAIKE.
Chapter It.
Meanwhile things were proB
resslnc all aloes our far-flun
latli lire. A wire from CoL
Ganienbeln'a r a I m e n t an
nounced that they had decided
Instead of turnlnc at I-Tureka to
cut the anamy to places, to lure
them on end sweep them Into
bar. Franclsoo Bay.
Two hours later a second wire
was received, announcing that
the plan bad been chanced
a tain, that the rcalment waa
anil In excellent wind and In
tended to lure tha foe further
Kouth and eween It Into tha
Ju,r ot California.
Already tha rerlment waa
nearly to Los Anneles. anil had
picked up several new divisions
of tha enemy, which were In
vading SValllornla. All of these
were to ba lursd to tha same
destlnatlnn.
A -new detachment of the
enemy landed helow l.lnnton
and beran marching upon the
cltr. and It waa lenrned frnm
them that Gen. White and tha
mltttla were hopelessly hem
med In In their trenches at
Ci.tsksnle. ....
In thla trying hour, t find,
py consulting my notes taken on
my culf si the time, two ex
amples of heroism standing out
pre-eminent.
I will touch upon them
their order.
While tha cltlrena were won
dering what could he dona to
rescue the brave militia, ('.race
Ia Graff adjourned tha peace
rneetinr which she had been
conducting alnce tha war broke
out and applied to F. R. Nor
man, of the Ford works, for
tha use of a lltney. In wbl'-h
she departed immediately for
t latskanle. with a email party
or aopbomores from the High
Schools.
"out of tha trenches by
"Washington" birthday. Is our
motto for the mlittla." waa the
enigmatic reply to all Inqulrlea
as she and her party of peace
advocate disappeared In a
cloud of dust down tha lower
Columbia Rlrer Highway.
(To be continued.)
In
Na Innovation.
Herb. CnmpbeM. the premier
-iitl-wllder of the copy desk
o our est. morning rontemp..
Informs us t!:al tha plan for
Intra-mnral baacbs.ll a1vancd
by l'rs P. L Campbell. f-r
the t. of O, la not a novel one.
They have been enjoying
Intra-moral eporle In w. k. In
stitutions In both Salem and
V s.lla Walla for some yrs." says
Herb
Tho common people, a represented) by
the Social NrsiH'rau, ara acalnst a
large standing army and a powerful
navy. Toey liter diaarmamiBl, real
IsinsT. however, that such action could
only bo posslbio throuf n untrertel dis
armament. Tbey feel, like those who
favor preparedness la tha L'nlied
ftatee. t.'iat disarmament oo tho part
of one cation, acting aloney would ba
no leaa man auiciaai.
ttiwaden baa bad ber neutrality vio
late 1 several time, but has managed
to keep out of tha struggle through
shrewd diplomacy and sheer lark. Al
the present lime, however, ber situa
tion Is irrave Indeed.
Norway Is both officially and popu
larly sympathetic to tho rauao of the
entente. It la easy to explain her of
ficial position: Tha Klnsr of Norway
waa formerly a lan!h i'rinca and has
ail of the I'anlah antipathy toward the
Teutons. The King Is popular with
tha Norwegians. lie I democratic
Almost any afternoon If you happen
to be walking alone tba mala thor
oughfare of Chrtstlanta you can set a
glimpse of tha Kins; driving; bis own
automobile around tha city. Secret
service men. eoldlera and rold braid
are noticeable by their absence. Tha
King waa elected by popular vote. fol.
lowing the separation, of Norway and
Sweden a decade ago.
I'opular feeling- la bnt a reflection
of official feelinc Tha Norwegians,
are Intensely patriotic.
Norway, like the other Scandinavian
countries. Is gealoosly mtardine; ber
neutrality. Nona of the Scandinavian
rountrle want war: Kn gland say she
didn't want war: Germany say aha
waa forced Into tha struggle all of
tho belligerents disclaim responsibil
ity. Yet this creat war! Why?
Historians of tba future only w-IU
know.
Grant Isolated 10 Pay.
CANTOS C1TT. Or, Feb. 1J. (Spa
clal.V tiraat County baa bad tha ex
perience of being; Isolated from the
outside world for 10 days. Tha cause
wa blockades on the riumpter Valley
llailroad. which Is tha avenue for this
county's mall runnln from the main
line of tha 0.-W. R. N. at linker to
Its termlnue at fralrle City.
WIDE PATRIOTISM URGED
BF.V. Pit. mOTIIt'RS SPEaKS
Atr.RICAS OFroRTl'.MTV.
OX
Delation af lateraatloeal Pre k lews a Lice
la Breadealas Lave at toaalry,
Saya Preacher.
Because of Ita National solidarity. Its
unconscious dedication to the entire
world because of the heterogeneity of
Its composite cltlxenshlp, tao I'ntted
Hatea Is offered tha greatest oppor
tunny that haa ever hern jiven any
nation since the foundation of world
powers for the solution ot International
complications.
Such l the opinion of Samuel Mc
Cord Crothera. of Cambridge. Mass.. and
such waa the Imputation given In an
address vesterduv mornln nt the
Church cf Our Father, corner of Broad
way and Tamhtll streets. An unusu
ally large congregation greeted Or.
Crothera.
'Tha diversion of the patriotic In
stinct from a mere love of country to
a. love of all humanity waa the plea
of Pr. Crothers. and the statements
came from him that, since patriotism
waa primal, an Instinct born of the
eagerness to fly to the defense of one
kin. and could not bo eliminated from
the sum total of human instincts. It
should ba developed to function on
Diane hlrher than tha mere defense of
country. The development of a MsTher
patrlotlsm.'nn raternrs on the part of
all mankind. Is America- opportunity
said lr. Crothera.
Otton rotate Appraised.
HOOD RIVER. Or.. Feb. IS. ( Spe
cial.) Appraisers of the estate of the
late John Otlen have placed the value
of hla local business houses and a
fourth Interest In a 4tl-acre East Side
orchard at tJo.OOO. This Is exclusive
of a house and lot left by the will of
Mr. Otten to hi widow, worth isoou.
By tha will of Mr. Otten. who died
ARROW-PIERCED HEARTS
ARE UNABASHED TODAY
Tradition of St. Valentine, Tatron Saint of Sweethearts, Lay Hold
of Portland With Expreaaiona of Tender Affection.
PT FEN H. "LAM PMAX.
SWEAR not at all: but If yoa must
wear by St- Valentine.
For today, you haven't foraotten.
la February 14.
Oath that ara dedicated lo this
patron saint of sweethearta may not
always be endurable, yet they ara me
tenderest memorle of many llra-
la packets of otd letters. Ivorled with
age. la corner of musty trunk trays,
in the personal Blee of busy. rroalc
butnesa men. the olden pledaea of St.
Valentine are bidden away.
If Ihelr frothy decoration of paper
lace. Ihelr sanguinary scarlet hearte.
arrow. pureed, and their aentlmental
rhymee and raoiMlngs. summon a
smile It la that of whimsical tender
aeae without ridicule.
Kor the past week Portland shop
windows have displayed tha token of
)t. Vaiealina. From epnia triumph
of emboeeed and decorative art they
range to tha bumble penny postcard,
with Ita romprebenalve query:
-Will you be my valentine"
Taleatlae atB.a Deplete.
Nor I Portland unlaal to tha tradi
tion at the day. Uea-ers lo the pretty
i.k.iii ui that the trade In pierced
hearts, f orgal-me-nota and declarations
of undying affection baa never been
brisker. Their stomas nave oeeu rwoi
and depleted by tha many who count
thta dar loat If Someone falla lo re
ceive aa assurance of omethlnj more
than caeual regard.
An humble little valentine was tucked
away In tha corner of a how-wlndow.
priced at on Jitney. A boy and alrl
(lanced upon It. In cheap-colored pic
luring. Beneath their clasped band
appeared In glided print tha verse:
-My heart I waiting for somebody
borne body, wher can h bet
T.s. my heart la locked fast andjlrmly
And somebody ha the key."
lie couldn't outwit St- Valentin, that
window dresser, for all hi gull In
concealing the gaudy little valentln.
For rixt day It had winged on Ita
way. Tha obecur window comer wa
desolate.
eSouctab.o 14 taa bae of fhaan
vulgarity, aa once expressed by tha so
called "comics." With their offensive
and ribald rhymes, their leering cari
catures and their appeal to Madame
Cosalp and Mlstresa Malevolence, they
have apparently been swept Into tha
ash-can of time.
Saturday an elderly gentleman loi
tered uneasily before a . stationer's
shop. Heblnd the plate glass were
heap and heap of valentines, big and
little. They made a pretty showing
People paused, then hurried on, as
though Just a little abashed by the
show of Interest. But the old gentle
man kept his post- II twiddled hla
watch fob and glanced around.
Then tha St. Valentine smile agi
tated hi gray Vandyke. With quick
decision and sprightly step ha turned
to the stationer' door.
-I 11 do It dashed If I don't" h ald
aloud and to no one In particular.
Al any rata, long year ago, before
the greater part of English history
wa acted and written, tha country
laasea and lad of England believed
that all the saucy sparrows, singing
larka and brown partrldgea plighted
their troth on St. Valentines day, the
1 to or February.
Yaleatlae a Martyr.
Little I known of the patron aaint
of lovers beyond the tradition that the
holy Valentine lived and Buffered
martyrdom In tha thirl century. It la
told thai tha aalnt effected tha cure
of a blind girl, whose father bad been
charted by Emperor Claudius with the
conversion of St. Valentine to Chris
tianity. Through prayer and faith the
saint worsted the pagan and converted
him instead. For this the good aalnt
of sweethearts wa led to the block.
It I difficult to trace the relation
between bt life and tha custom that
honor It by observance. Perhaps in
merrle England, whence spring so
many of tba olden rites, St- Valentine's
day found It origin.
Not wishing to be shamed by the
enterprise of the birds, these merry
youngster contrived a custom of send
ing little gift of affection on that day.
Tha custom ba endured, aa Portland
can testify
For nearly rjron sent one; didn't
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In January, hi property I left In trust
to his grandsons. Iiernhard and LeRoy
Krohn. the trust to be ended when the.
eldest of the boys, now 19 year old.
reaches the age of 40 years. HI wife
and bis daughter. Mrs. Annie Krohn,
each Is to have life Interest In por
tion of the real estate.
Offer for St. Johns Water
Works Is Sent East.
We Give JztfGreenTrading Stamps
Wednesday Will Be Free Magazine Day
ACCEPTANCE IS EXPECTED
Attorney Communicates Settlement
Flan to Bondholders at Chicago
and Asks Council for Few
Slore Days Time.
Acceptance of the offer of $108,000 for
the plant of the St, John "Water Com
pany rests with Eastern bondholders,
but approval of the proposal Is antici
pated by Richard W. Montague, attor
ney for the water company.
No definite answer having; been re
ceived yet from William A. Jackson, of
Chicago, who is In touch with the chief
bondsmen. Mr. Montague will be un
able to make a final report to the City
Council today, and may ask for a few
days mora time in which to hear from
tho East- He said yesterday that he
would report that a favorable answer
Ls expected.
The City of Portland has made the
offer of 1108.000 as a compromise, the
first proposal of the city to the St.
Johns Water Company being $100,000
in reply to the demand of the company
for $109,650.
In the face of the positive assertion
of Attorney Montague that the St.
Johns Water Company would contest
any attempt of the city to construct a
duplicate water system In St. Johns,
the Council voted Friday to increase
Its offer to $108,000.
Commissioner Daly planned to begin
work on . dunlicate system today, but
was told by City Attorney LaRoche
that the company would be able to en
Join the city pending a hearing on the
question of the company s uumim
Titialv wator franchise In St. Johns.
A trial of this case. Mr. LaKoche point
ed out. would take possibly three years.
In the meantime the company wouiu
continue to furnish water In the dis
trict at present rates, wnicn are con
siderably higher than those prevailing
In the rest of Portland. The delay
would cost the people of St. Johns $40,
000 In excess water charges and the
city a heavy sum for- lire protection
service.
An ordinance authorlxintr the sale or
$125 000 In water bonds with which to
purchase the St. Johns plant or build
a new one was passed Friday.
The compromise offered by the city
falling but $1550 lower than' the
original amount demanded by the com
pany Mr. Montague anticipates little
opposition to the sale among the bond
holdera. "
. Klamath Men Candidates.
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It's wholly a matter of blood-current and tissue
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vigor in these regards depend largely on good,
nourishing food.
Much of the food in the ordinary dietary is
lacking in certain vitalizing elements which Na
ture has designed for sturdy growth and resist
ance to disease. Especially is this true of white
bread and white flour foods, because in making
flour white most of the energizing mineral phos
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process.
These vital elements are retained in the scien
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Grape-Mel
Made of whole wheat and barley, this food pro
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in building up and maintaining a robust, vigorous
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A ration of Grape-Nuts along the other food
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Advance Showing of the
New Spring Suits
and Coats
For Women and Misses Distinctive Models from
famous designers, embodying the newest style
touches of the coming season. You are cordially
invited to come and see these new models Today!
We Are Also Showing
New Wash Goods Neckwear
New Wool Suitings Veilhigs
New Silks
Embroideries
New Laces
Millinery
Ribbons
Special Demonstration
Wear 'Ever Aluminum
Cooking Utensils
Third Floor An interesting; and novel exhibition by an expert
from the Wear-Ever factory. Today's demonstration will con
sist of cooking a pot roast in Wear-Ever vessel without the use
of g-rease or water. Come and bring your friends with you.
Watch our advertisements for daily menu.
(Special.) Two more Klamath candi
dates shied their hats in the ring today.
Earl Whitlock, the present County
Coroner, has filed his petition for the
Democratic nomination for that office
for another term.
John Y. Tipton, prominent rancher on
the Bonanza road, about 15 miles east
of this city, and an old-time Klamath
resident, has announced his candidacy
for the nomination on the Republican
ticket for Assessor, to succeed Captain
J. P. Lee.
Venizelos Back In Tolitlcs.
PARIS. Feb. 13. The Journal's
Athens correspondent says that ex
Premier Venizelos, of Greece, has de
cided to return to active political life,
becoming candidate for a vacancy In
the Chamber of renuties from Mytllene.
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