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THE . SUNDAY OREGONIAX, PORTLAND, JANUARY 27, 1918.
STUDENT TELLS HOW
TO GET EDUCATION
Chalmer Patterson Aids Moth
r and Five Brothers and
Pays College Expenses.
NO WORK FOUND TOO HARD
VdW Called for Jliltlarjr Service,
Uufrn Mia Mill ReceUe Ma,
wr of .rt Iv-jre at Close
of Vfir I tit.
f.NfVERSITT Or OREOOV. Ean.
J n ? Sp-iil. i o ynnnf nun fn
th Western part of the United Stat's
nrj, start out to fce tb battles of
life ithAiit a thnnch education. In
the contention of rht'wr N. ratter
who ba p'lt himself through hieh
hool. a. four-year normal nchool
rour. four year of mlleae work to
aradatlnn, rd who I now continulnc
h work toward a master dearee
from the l"nlvrltjr and Is still sno
lorlnt himself by work done outside
or u nofti honr..
As Mr. T'atterson say. "I know of
T"nr othr students "t Oregon and
other Tariflc Cna.t r(fls who are
P':inn thmIvs throuKh the m
a I am." but one would h4r to look
a Itik tiree before findlna another who
b accomplished what this young man
tadeat Helpm Fire flraera.
Sinre graduating from the eighth
rade at Ml. Helen tn lS. Mr. Pat
1Ton ha not only supported himself
id paid the Toene of nearly 13
year of higher education, but alo baa
idd Ms wlded mother In a finan
cial way. looked after the housework
w ben she was III and alted hi five
iingr brothers to continue their
He ha alm-ava ranked anions the
b-M scholars In hi classes and has
k-pt up hi pace for more than a dosen
)'ar without a vacation or breaking
down hl health.
Physically, he 1 a typical ;ourn
American, such a can be found on the
campue of any colleae In the country.
Jl lie walk with quick military step,
tlie right guide of a company in the
I nlvertty Battalion, hi eyea are
bright and In general appearance ia
that of the averaa student.
No form of honest labor hs been
too heavy or too irksome for Mr. Pat
t non. lie has work -d at II different
job since he started to shift for nun
s' If and share the responsibilities' of
Werkrd Way T areas Mekeol.
He worked hi way through one
year of hiKh ch.ol at 8-appxee. and
then moved with bis mother and
brothers to Philomath, where he toiled
morning; and ere. una to help support
them and keep himself free of debt
during; hla four years, normal school
course. When he came to the Univer
sity of oreicon at the begtnntna of
Ms sophomore year bis mother and
brother a-companied him.
"1 have done everything that I could
f.nd to do." Mr. Patterson said In ex
plaining; the number of Jobs he ha
fcld. "I have tried always to be busy."
While in rush school at Scp;w,
Patterson worked part time on a
frm and spent spare momenta clerk
ins; in a store. Inirlaa two winters
at Philomath, when he was taking his
normal course, hta time outside of
hool was occupied In keeping house
for his mother and brotner. He was
obliged to meet his expenses out of
the saving of one summer's work In
a logging ramp, one as a concrete
worker and another as a carpenter.
Taught la Raral ik-sveola. '
he vi s known to almost everyone In
Pasco, was Pssco s first soldier dead,
having died tn a New York hospital on
January 17. He enlisted In the Navy
October 17 at Portland. Or., and after
having made the trip to Philadelphia,
was transferred to New York to await
assignment to his ship. He wss taken
sick with pneumonia January 10. psss-
Ing away on the 17th The young man
was born In Pasco 25 years ago and
had spent bis entire life In and near
this city. Here he received his educa
tion, graduating from the Pasco High
The funeral was held from the Meth
odist church, which was not nearly ade
quate to accommodate the large num
bers of friends who sought admittance.
Rev. W. A. Bryan, the young man'a
ormer pastor, delivered the funeral ad-
aress inn tne music was rurnisnea vy
Mrs. Allen. Misses Churchman and
White. Professor O. E. Punning and
I balsner . Patteraoa. ! Has
Chow a Mow Meet Difficult Ira
la Letting Edaeatloa.
S. M. Henderson. During the service
all the stores were closed, as were all
the public school.
BURDiCK TO HON AGA!
r:pkkkt.tivk i. 2ist ihstrict
CaasUdate far Resnblleaa asalaatlosi
I'ledaes Support of Highway aa
Ilural Credit Projects.
After his graduation from normal be
leased two winter teaching in a one
room school In the back-woods of the
Coast Kange mountains. In - Lane
rcunty. During the summer follow lug
hi second year as an educator he
bought a woodsaw. which heipcd him
during afternoons and on Saturdays, to
earn the money necenaary for his year
of colUse work at Philomath.
The next Summer saw Patterson busy
with his woodsaw In Kugeue with J.
Andre Well., bis partner, who has since
graduated from the university, with the
degree of master of arts, and la now
scienca teacher in the Astoria High
School. The opening of the Kali
semester found Patterson registered In
the university. but continuing bis
woodsawlng operations during spare
lima. Thla was the school year of
Business took a slump In the wood
saw line daring the Hummer of 1915
and Patterson "returned to the soil.'
aoeepllng a job on a farm near Ku-
gene. Having Insufficient money to
return to hla studies that Winter he
accepted the prtncipalahip of a grade
achool at Myrtle Point, but continued
bis university work through corre
spondence and by attending Summer
school during the following vacation
was able to keep op with his class and
re-enter In the Kail of 11 as a senior.
Zurtng the period between Summer ses
sion and the opening of the Fall term
ha worked In a shipyard at St. Helens.
Call Servlew Kx peeved.
Tha comparative relaxation and
greater opportunity for enjoyment of
college life which cornea to most uni
versity seniors was lost to Mr. Pat
tersonhe continued to work, retain
ing tha position as assistant In the
physics laboratory. He had held this
position during the Summer session. He
is still engaged In thla department.
Mr. Patterson graduated from the
university laat June, at tha age of Z&.
but returned to Summer school again
to take up advanced study. Summ -r
school closed and he had seven weeks
before the university re-opened, part
of which time most young men would
have spent on a well-earned vacation
trip. But not for Mr. Patterson with
two pf his brothers he accepted a log
ging contract and finished it before the
opening, of achool called him back to
the physics laboratory.
Mr. Pattrson would receive hla mas
ter of arts degree at the close of the
119 year, but he expects to have to
turn bla hand to another Job that or
a soldier In the cause of democracy on
the battlefield of Europe.
"If I am railed I will go where I am
best fitted." he said. "If I return It
will be to Oregon and the completion
of my work here."
Mr. Patterson now baa a brother la
the service. Vincent, who after enter
ing the university ae a freshman laat
KalL withdrew to enlist with the ma
rines. L.lke Ms older brother, he was
working hta way. as la William, an
other brother, who la a member of the
sophomore class this year.
IlKDMOND. Or.. Jan. I. Special.
Urnlon li. Burdi' k. of this city, ha
announced his candidacy for re-elecilon
State Representative for the Twen
ty-first Legislative rHstrltt. compris
ing Klamath. Lake. Deschutes. Crook.
Jefferson and lirsnt counties. Two
years ago Mr. Hurdii k received the
largest number of votes cast in this
district for Representative and bad
the unique distinction of being the
onlv candidate receiving the indorse
nirnt of the Republican. Democratic,
Prohibition and Progressive parties.
As a member of the last Legislature
Mr. Hurdirk was chairman of the reso
lutions committee and a member of tha
Irrigation committee which compiled
and secured the pasaage of the Irriga
tion code which has proven such an
asset to the settlers on arid lands and
has greatly facilitated the sale of irri
ga'lon bonds in Irrigation district).
In again seeking the Republican
nomination for the office of Hepresen
tative from the Twenlfirat Hepresen.
tatlve District." says Mr. Burdick In
announcing his candidacy. 1 do so for
the purpose of endeavoring strenuously
to assist In continuing the work ac
complished by the last Legislature In
commencing an adequate system of
slate highways, particularly through
Eastern and Central Oregon; which
roads, particularly the north and south
trunk lines and the John Day High
way, will prove of inestimable value
to the farmer and an immediate asset
a a line of defense In case the Nation
should require a mean of travel for
men or supplies) along the Pacific
Coast. It Is apparent that the state
can assist further In the matter of se
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Dealea ti. Rardlek.. sn7 Redsaoad.
1 ho Aaaoaaeea Caadldaey foe
Re-eleetloa aa State Reareeea
curing speedy rural credit for Its farm
ers, and I would like to be able to as
sist in the passage of further legisla
tion to this end.
"If nominated and re-elected I will
feel It Incumbent upon me to favor, all
legislation which will truly tend to
protect labor and the wage earner and
to support any co-operative measures
found expedient to enaMe the state to
assist the Nation In pressing the war to
a speedy termination and victory."
Cliasu'rttm Street at Broacpt
Only Three Days 'Remain of
the January Jewelry Sale
They Can Be Profitable Days for You
During these three days vou can buy Jewelryprecious stones,
watches, clocks, snd manv other articles at reductions which will
save you many dollars. Come In and look, leisurely through our
beautiful stocks. y
'TWO ATTRACTIVE WATCH SPECIALS
Men's $15 Watches reduced to 11.75
Women's $20 Bracelet Watches S15.00
Tloeks at Three-foartbs Regalar Prices.
AROSSOW'S. DIiMODS DELIGHT.
You will be pleased at the beauty of our diamond exhibit, which
includes inexpensive stone at $10 up to magnificent ones costing
thousands of dollars. We are glad to show you our diamonds.
DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS
S25 S50 S75 S100
Beauty and Quality Combined
Portable Visible Listing
ou Have Waited For
A Model for Your Business
$125.00 to $300.00
E. W. PEASE CO.
110 Sixth St., Bet. Broadway and Stark
County Agriculturists United in
37 COUNTIES REPRESENTED
ICacb Grange and Farmers' Cnion
Will Klert Representative
County Council, Which Co-operates
Wltii Farm Agent.
DOUGLAS YOUTH BIG AID
Volunteers Many In American Food
PASCO MOURNS SOLDIER
W. A. Morment. FlrsS Son lo Die in
PASOX Wash.. Jan. :. I Special.)
What was prohablr the laraeet funeral
ever held In Pawn wa hld thl- aft
ernoon for W. . s .r-o- i . -k"
ROSKPL'RO. Or Jan. 28. (Special.)
The parenra of the DoukIss County
boys and Kirls may well be proud of
their loyal response to the call for
volunteers In the American food army.
Their Interest promises splendid re
sult. t'nder the leadership of County
Srhol Superintendent O. C. Brown and
Ms trainers, the clubs are betns: or
ganlxed tn almost evry school. Club
recently have ben orsanlxed at tllen
dale. Kiddle. Canvonville. Iiays Creek.
Mrlrose. Kdenbower, Iltrlct No. 71.
Sylmon Valley. Winchester. Oakland.
Suthcrlin Wilbur. Peady and Riverside
The clubs of Garden Valley. Green
No. 47 and Fullerton schools are busy
work Ins; on the projects. Amonit the
projects selected by mot of the mem
bers are pis;, corn, poultry, sheep. Bel
Irian hare. Krd-nlng. food preparation
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OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLiXJK.
Corvailia. Jan. 16. (Special.) With
the appointment on January 24 of of
ficers and an executive board, the 17
County Agricultural Councils of the
Slate became federated Into an organ-
xation called "The Federated County
Agricultural Councils of Oregon."
A. Wylbers;. a prominent orchardist
of Grants Paso and president of the
osephlne County Agricultural Council.
president of the newly federated
councils; Henry McKinney. a stockman
f Baker, president of the local council.
retrent of the University of Oregon and
former state legislator, is vice-presi-
ent. and Calvin Ingle. Benton County
farmer and secretary-treasurer of the
Benton County Council, holds the same
office In the state organization.
Lance C'eaveatloa Ueld.
The state organixation Is the out
growth of the second annual confer
ence of County Agricultural Councils
nd county agents held in connection
with the recent Farmers' week at. Cor-
allis. This was one of the largest and
most enthusiastic of the many conven
tions there assembled and at its close
idopted permanent articles of as
The County Agricultural Councils
represent a federation of the estab
lished agricultural organizations, rath-
than new and competing organlza-
ons. or example, each grange.
farmers' union or local community club
entitled to elect one representative
to the County Agricultural Council, and
his body co-operates in outlining and
directing the work of the agricultural
Twenty-seven Oregon counties will
avo county agents during the coming
ear and as rapidly aa the work can be
done, agricultural councils will be built
in each of them. The same work is
rapid progress in every state in the
nion. Although new, the agricultural
council organization represents the
most potent, far-reaching organization
the Nation today.
iiapport la Pledared.
. The councils at their recent confer
ence, which terminated in the state
federation, pledged their support to
the Government in its effort for in
creased production, and feeling keenly
the great handicap under which the
farmer Is working with reopect to
labor. paed resolutions to the effect
that all men between the agea of 18
and (0 be registered, and placed where
they can best serve the country. The'
extension of Federal regulation to the
sale of staple farm machinery and the
licensing by the Federal Government of
all dealers handling grain and seed
were also recommended.
tlon to attend, as have Dr. J. K. An
derson, Louis J. Simpson and Gus
Moser. candidates for Governor; Spence
Wortman. sealer of weights and meas
ures: Fred O. Buchtel. Public Service
Commissioner, and Kditor Kdgar B.
Piper, of The Portland Oregonlan.
ABERDEEN SOLVES PUZZLE
All "Drives" in Future to Be Han
dled Under Xew Plans.
ABERDEEN". Wash.. Jan. 26. (Spe
cial.) A fund of between $73,000 and
$100,000 is to be raised here this year
among manufacturing and business
men of the city upon a monthly sub
scription plan to be used in meeting
all drive assessments levied against
Aberdeen. This will make it po.-eible
when an assessment Is made to imme
diately write a check for the amount
requested and to forward It to the Na
tional headquarters. All future Red
Cros. Y. M. C. A.. Y. W. C. A. and
Knights of Columbus drives will be
handled in that way.
Under this plan, which has been in
dorsed by both the business and manu
facturing Interests of the city, the
workers will not be called upon to give
anything toward drives. In considera
tion of being relieved from this burden,
they are expected to subscribe 25 cents
a week or more toward the Aberdeen
Red Cross Chapter.
WATER RIGHTS SOUGHT
2 Plants on Deschutes River Would
Develop 131,000 Horsepower.
SALEM, Or.. Jan. 26. (Special.)
Applications for filing on water rights
In the Deschutes River were made by
II. S. McGowan, of McGowan, Wash.,
Friday, and the filings represented
that the cost hydro-electric power
plants contemplated under the applica
tions is estimated at 66.00,000 for the
One of the filings Is on what Is
known as the Metolious power site, to
develop 47.000 theoretical horsepower
with a dam 800 feet long and 180-feet
high, at an expense of $2,000,000, while
the other is to develop 84,000 theoreti
cal horsepower with a dam 420 feet
long and 236 feet high, at an estimated
cost of $4,000,000.
Cowlitz Farmers Plan Season.
KELSO, Wash.. Jan. 26. (Special.)
Plans are being laid for a busy sea
son for the farmers of Cowlitz County
next month. The County Agricultural
Council meets In Kelso February 2. A
three days' farmers' extension school
will be held February 8 and March 1,
and during the week of February 11-16
Mr. Audrain, district club leader, will
be In Cowlits County, getting the boys'
and girls' clubs started.
Camp Liewis Soldiers to Get Sox.
WHITMAN COLLEGE. Walla Walla,
Wash., Jan. 26. (Special.) Professor
Bratton visited Seattle and Camp Lewis
last week to become familiar with his
new duties as manager of the Red
Cross for this district. Professor Brat
ton expressed surprise at the efficient
manner In which the local work was
Liv I r SlfU
SUNDAY NOON CONCERT "
1. Medley of War Songs.
2. Wedding Dance Waltzes.
3. Polish Dance, by Scharvenka (requested)
4. Raymond Overture.
6. It's a Long Way to Berlin, but Well Get
There (popular song).
ALBERT HAY MALOTTE
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From the Play "Two Women," by Rupert Hughes
Via freight he landed,
On the desert stranded,
With his pants all full of vents.
An Injun chased him,
A rabbit raced him
Get the rest for 20 cents.
being carried out. At Camp Lewis there
are now 1700 sweaters, sox and wrist
lets ready for Immediate distribution
to the soldiers. At the Seattle .ware
house there is no reserve of goods.
They are being sent direct to France
soon after they are received. Pro-
Llucoln's Birthday to Bo Observed.
ciaL) The Lincoln
son County has
ments for Its annual dinner on
Lincoln's birthday, February 12. which
has come to be an Important feature
In Southern Oregon politics. Governor
Wlrhvcomhe haw eeptd an Invlr.i-
Before yea a to the eloalasr-oot sales
or aelllna-oat aalea, Juat step lato Kae
tory Sample feop. 24I Morrison street,
between Koarta and Fifth, next to ( or
fcett Balldlaa. for a aranlae rlearlna
sale, and too will save sooaey and time
4 a mo farther far Oreeaea, Sulfa.
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Y. M. C. A. 'COLLEGE PREPARATORY
New. Term Opens January 28th
Students from this school are accepted in any
college on the Pacific Coast without examination.
Enroll now and qualify for college in September.
Call at office 416, day or night.
Y. M. C. A., Portland, Oregon
fessor Bratton intends to visit all the
chapters of the Red Cross In Southern
iua.no uuruiK uiu uuaegc exa-rauiauon
Fliedner Building, Tenth and Washington, Portland
It is unnecessary to attend school months and months to acquire
a business education. "Cut across corners" at Armstroner-Holmes
College, where practical, up-to-date work is done. Six months or less
for a business dr a shorthand course; nine months or less for both.
WE COMBINE HOW MUCH AND HOW WELL
to the distinct advantage of students. Several of them have passed
Civil Service examination in the last few weeks, and been appointed
to Government positions. More calls for help than we can meet All
branches included in one fee: Nine months, $81; six months, $60;
three months, $33. Night school, $5 per month. Open all the year.
Enter any time. Catalogue free. Write, phone Broadway 182X, or oU.