The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, June 30, 1918, Section One, Page 18, Image 18

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    .THE, SUNDAY" OREGONIAN, . PORTLAND, . JUNE 30, 1918.
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INDUSTRIAL FIELDS LONG HELD SACRED TO MEN ARE INVADED BY WOMEN IN
HOUR OF NATION'S NEED AND BOTH WORKERS AND EMPLOYERS ARE GLAD
and the Dead
Both to Hear the Gospel.
In Shipyard, Machine Shop and Pattern Shop, Portland Women Do Men's Work With Smile on Their Faces and Prayer in Their Hearts That Their Work May Help Native Land Win
Freedom for All, Forever.
WORKERS
BARRACKS
fThree Huts Occupied by Men
in Olive Drab at Van
couver, Wash.
ACTIVITIES AR VARIOUS
Athletic Smokers Much Enjoyed hy
Soldiers Secretaries of Camp
Are Hard Worked but Be
, salts of "Work Large.
Vancouver Barracks is the scene of
much activity these days. A word as
to the activities of . the Y. M. C. A.
may not be amiss.
There are three buildings occupied
by the association. These "Huts" are
occupied by men wearing the olive
lrap. Building Number 1 is situated
In the heart of the cantonment. The
"T." now housed in a huge tent, will
soon have a splendid building, with
equipment sufficient for the needs of
the thousands of men quartered west
of the garrison. The attractive build
ing amid the oaks in the garrison is
busy meeting the needs of the men
quartered in the different barracks
there.
Religious, social and athletic pro
grammes keep secretaries and soldiers
keyed to a wholesome pitch.
Noteworthy In recent days have been
the athletic smokers enjoyed by the
men through "Y" activities.
At Number 1 building a thousand
casuals, accompanied by officers, sat
or stood about a ring in which six box
ing and a like number of wrestling
bouts were pulled off, a "Y" man of
ficiating. Officers and men alike par
ticipated in the manly exhibition.
Perhaps the most exciting exhibition
was one between two top sergeants. It
was an evening of good-natured, en
tertaining sport.
On Thursday evening of last week
the athletic director of Number 2,
in conjunction with the director of
Number 3, prepared an entertain
ment for the barracks men, which was
well attended and thoroughly enjoyed.
Some fast boxing and wrestling was
witnessed by the hundreds of men who
gathered at the ringside. The secret
aries of this camp are a hard-worked
lot. Kifteen men comprise the staff.
Camp Secretary Bolt recently surprised
his secretaries by appearing at the dif
ferent "Y" buildings and presenting
an assistant in the person of his bride.
The real "surprise." however, waB
sprung by the "boys" of the "Y," who
gave Mr. and Mrs. Bolt a good old
fashioned serenade at their apartment
on Eighteenth street and kept up an
unorthodox din until the groom re
sponded with a speech.
Later the secretaries presented the
newlyweds with a silver service set.
Hospital Secretary Earle Feike making
the presentation speech. The present
staff is comprised of 15 men and the
accumulation of work indicates the
need of a larger force in the near
future. Besides Camp Secretary Bolt,
there are the following secretarial
forces: Ben Schmidt, camp director of
athletics; Building Secretary Roberts,
Religious Secretary Sprague, Educa
tional Secretary House, Social Secre
tary Jasper. Athletic Secretary Ackley,
all of Number 1. Building and Re
ligious Secretary Poling, Hospital
Secretary Feike, Social Secretary
Stewart, Athletic Secretary Katherenes,
all of Number 2. Building Secre
tary Darks, Religious Secretary Put
man, Educational Secretary Immel,
Social Secretary Minton, Athletic Sec
retary Webber, all of Number 3.
LINN COUNTY TO SEND 20
Draft Contingents Leave Today for
San Francisco and Vancouver.
ALBANY, Or., June 29. (Special.)
Linn County will send two more draft
contingents tomorrow. Five men will
go to San Francisco for special train
ing In mechanical work and 15 limited
service men will go to Vancouver for
spruce division work.
The contingent which will go to San
Francisco consists of Eugene S. Shea,
Albany: Ray Realto Wallace, Lebanon;
Everett Edward McClun, Crawfords
ville; Willie F. Price, Halsey, and
Early Phillips, Scio. Eugene Shea has
been named leader and will be in
charge of the contingent until it re
ports. The contingent to go to Vancouver
consists of Joseph Newton Slyvester,
Lebanon; Wilbur R- Devine, Waterloo;
David Davidson, Albany; George Fitz
water, Berlin; Lloyd Wade Kimball.
Scio; William Henry Kirk, Halsey;
Fred H. Vaughn, Lyons; Sidney Bayard
Altermatt, Tangent; Frank Bishop,
Lebanon; Allan Guy McQueen, Holley;
Everett E. Payne, Lebanon; Ernest Ed
ward Bodwell, Lebanon; Spencer Ran
dall, Portland; Arthur M. Parsons, Al
bany, and George Martin Stone, Browns
ville. Arthur M. Parsons will lead this
contingent.
23 IN H00DRIVER DRAFT
Pioneer Families Well Represented
in National Army.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. June 28. William
John Paasch. son of a prominent East
Side orchardist, German-born, whose
number was 10, will number first on
the list of Hood River Class of 1918
under the selective draft. Young Paasch
is married and the father of a baby
Frank Rosterolla, number 17, is the
second man on the local list. Charles
R. Brown, whose number was 22, will
be twenty-second on the Hood River
County list.
The order of the remaining 23 of
Hood River County's 26 registrants of
the 1918 class is as follows: Cecil
Lewis Jackson, 4; John Marnch, 16;
Alphonse Kollas, 13; Lionel W. Sexton,
3; Wilfred King, 11; John P. Nelson,
18; Uel Elbert Parker, 2o; Berlyn Mc
Kinney Webster, 12; John Bryon
Campbell. 2; Wilbur R. Greene, 8; Al
fred R- Neal, 7: John Bartel Britton, 1;
Lawrence S. Hershner, 6; Warren J,
Mayer, 24: Walter Newell, 14; Lester
H. Everingham, 19; James E. Steele, 15
Henry Erntson. 26; Aalto H. Annala
23; Earl C. Koberg, 21; Elmer L.
fames, 20; and Alvy A. Andrus, 5.
William J. Kirkland Dies.
ALBANY, Or.. June 29. (Special.)
William J. Kirkland, resident of Albany
for several years-, died today at his
borne in North Albany, aged 64 years.
He was a native of Missouri, but came
to Oregon many years ago and before
coming to Albany resided at indepen
dence and Corvallis. He was a member
of the local lodge of Woodmen of the
World. He is survived by his widow
and one son, Curtis Kirkland. of Port
land . .
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BY LEONE CASS BAER. i
Not only is the female of the species
proving every hour that she is more
deadly than the male, but right here in
Portland she is showing that in the
endurance tests she can outlast a man.
We know that as a soldier she would
be his equal, if not his superior, under
the severest physical strain if she had
a chance to fight. s
Nineteen women Interviewed for the
purpose of learning how they regard
themselves, from . the standpoint of
physical marvels, agreed modestly,
however, that pound for pound, any
average woman in good health can en
dure more pain, discomfort and fatigue
and can expend more muscular energy
than any average normal man of simi
lar conditions. Mind you. this is a
comparison of the same types. It
would hardly be fair to compare a
small, frail, physically weak woman
with a huge, athletic giant man. or
little, weak, delicate man with an
Amazonian girl, which Is done so
often by people making comparisons
between the sexes. This is a fair
balance. We are taking them pound
for pound.
Need Provea Woman's Equality.'
Everything else being eaual there
isn't a doubt in all the world that
women rank 50-50 with men insofar as
physical endurance is concerned. Had
i doubted it, or If anyone else doubts
it, take a little trip out to the Co
lumbia Engineering Works at Linn
ton and when you get your eyes and
ears full of the splendid work women
are doing in holding down men's jobs.
ii you sun nave even a smattering of
doubt lingering in your make-up, go
over the Broadway bridge to the J.
M. Leach Iron Works on Flint street
and see the girls and women at work
as molders.
The managers at both places are
unanimous in their praise of the work
done by women and unhesitatingly go
on record as saying that 9 times out
of 10 the woman's work and her atti
tude toward her work is more sat
isfying to her employer than that of
men. A talk with all the women em
ployed in these two places will revise
the opinion of even the most ardent
doubting Thomas regarding the phys
ical status of women.
Home Not Only Sphere.
It is, after all. rather idiotic to dis
miss one-half the race in choosing
peopie ior nazaraous ana arduous work
in this war simply on account of an
antiquated and mistaken theory based
upon a wrong conception pf sex. There
are thousands of women every day
proving" that they are able to carry
out so-called man's work, and they
should not be relegated to only
woman's work, just sewing and cook
ing and baby tending and knitting and
nursing and the like just because they
are women.
If people were chosen for physical
courage, strength and stamina, many,
many women would be in places now
held exclusively by men and many men
would be in places that are today re
served ior women.
Fifteen interesting wholesome girls
and women are employed in the ship
block department or the Columbia En
gineering Plant. Their work is all
indoors in a big machine-filled shop,
where all day long the roar and whirr
of pulleys and belts and huge machin
ery reverberates. Twenty-five minutes
of the noise and I'd be a raving drivel
ing maniac, but the girls say they've
got used to it. I guess you can get
used to anything.
Girla Used to Koine-.
They told me that at first the noise
bothered them, but that they became so
fascinated by the work and in being
integral parts of the tremendous unit
that now the noise is like eating marsh
mallows to 'em.
The girls are from all ' walks of
work-a-day life. Two are school
teachers, some few had been engaged
in clerical work, one is a matron and
mother who seeks to broaden her use
fulness in this world crisis, two are
farm girls, ambitious to be out and a
dolng their part, a few had worked in
logging camps and in. factories and
other people's homes.
Every morning .they meet at 7:15
o'clock at Second and Stark streets,
trim and attractive in their own' femi
nine fripperies, for they are all intense
ly feminine and love their fineries the
same as any woman under 96.
Company Provide Cars.
Two big motor Jitneys, belonging
to the Columbia Engineering Works,
are awaking their fair fares and whisk
them along that smooth winding river
edged road to work. The ride to and
from work is free, and the company is
glad to furnish transportation to Its
women employes. .
Its like casting bread on the waters.
for it all comes back to us a thousand
fold In the smiling, happy faces of our
women employes when they tumble out
or the jitneys, all ready for work and
inspired by the lovely morning triD
along the river," said Manager Steele.
The girls do not tumble right into
work, however, when they tumble out
of their limousine.
FlrBt they go into a big. commodious
dressing-room and divest themselves of
their street attire, getting into comfy
overalls. Some wear caps to protect
their hair, others say a cap heats the
head and don't wear one.
The dressing-room is fitted with mlr-
FROHINENT ENDEATORER IS
CALLED BY DEATH.
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Mill Helen Orr.
The Christian Kndeavorers of
Oregon lost one of their most
faithful and beloved members In
the death of Miss Helen Orr Sun
day, June 23. In 1916 Miss Orr
was elected state expert superin
tendent and supervised classes in
Christian Endeavor efficiency all
over the state. Last year she
held the office of state secretary.
This year she was .entering into
the work of life recruit chair
man. Her unselfish devotion and
faithful services in the upbuild
ing of the Oregon Endeavor
Union won the admiration of all
Oregon Endeavorera.
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1 Two former School Teachers at Work Tnrnlns; the Lathe la the Columbia
Engineering: Works. 2 Mrs. May Torrence, Patriotic Woman. Klnlahlas; I p
the Mold. 3 Tnmplns; the Mold. 4 Flttlns; Ball Bearlnsjs In Pulleys. 6
Pouring; Hot Metal Into Casting Molds at J. M. Leach Iron Works.
rors, dressing tables, wash basins and
plenty of hooks on which to hang gar
ments. The girls fetch their own toilet
requisites and there's a couch and
chairs and a truly homey air.
Ready for the days work they re
port to the foreman and are assigned
their places. Two girls work con
stantly at the lathe, cutting cold iron
bars into small ball-bearings. Another
girl then polishes the bits of iron and
the next girl smooths them to perfec
tion against a revolving emery wheel.
The next two girls adjust the ball bear
ings into a pulley, confining six of them
with a wire around their middles and a
small ring inside. This must be done
with a keen eye to the perfect manipu
lation of each ball, and a girl in
spector passes on them to see if they
revolve properly.
All of this work requires accuracy
and skilled hands, attention to minute
detail and a steady, cool head while
working amid the rapidly whirring
belts and machinery. Over in another
part of the big room, while the girls
already mentioned are getting the ball
bearings ready for the iron pulley, an
other group of women are making the
wooden frames that hold the pulleys.
Adaptability Amply Proved.
On long boards a girl holds an iron
pattern and traces around it. Another
girl busy at a machine cuts the board
into pieces, each bearing a pattern.
Another girl drills holes into each pat
tern, another nails . rid bolts them to
gether, and another cuts their edges
into a round or oval shape. Another
machine girl polishes them by pressing
each frame against a whirling sand
paper wheel, and still another grooves
out the place for the ropes with a
chisel. Another girl polishes them
again and then the varnish girls take
the finished pulley frame and make
it a shining success.
It is interesting t know that these
girls are making the blocks or pulleys
for use in ships, in rigging and tackle
for a contract calling for $35,000 worth
of such material which the Columbia
Engineering Works will provide for the
British Government. The fact that
they are helping win the war actuates
the women to a fine enthusiasm when
they discuss their work. They know
they are helping.
Women Moulders Make Good.
At the J. M. Leach Iron Works on
Flint street. Just off Broadway, four
women moulders are kept busy and
more will be given work. A new
building is being planned and the em
ployment of women in other depart
ments. They pour the hot metal into moulds
for castings used on vessels the Supple
Ballln Shipbuilding Corporation is turn
ing out. Besides this the women make
the moulds, putting the iron patterns
on a board, covering them with sand
which they pack tightly by tamping
and then reversing the frame and lift
ing out the pattern, leaving the im
press in the tight-packed sand.
They take a great pride in their ar
tistry and the perfection of a. mould
means as much to them and is as ten
derly watched in development as the
making of a dress, or a pie. or a poem.
There's a fine friendly rivalry to excel.
and a genuine patriotic impulse back of
every bit of work.
Work Declared Fascinating:.
They make wheels of all -sorts and
sizes, they do bridge work, the small
component parts needed in the big
work, they make brake shields and do
stove repair work, casting and orna
mental work and find it fascinating
and absolutely within their realm as
that realm develops.
"This class of wo'rk belongs, or rather
has always belonged, to men," said J.
M. Leach, "and until I found it Impos
sible to get men I had believed it was
work that only men could do. I know
now, after three months' trial, that
women take greater pains with the
work, they are neater and quicker.
Their hands seem Instinctively to do
the right thing. They get about more
efficiently and they mind their business
better. I can use more women workers
as moulders. I give all my help a half
holiday on Saturday on full pay.
"It means a great deal to them
that half day on which to shop or va
"THAVE used Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin and find it a most effective
and pleasant laxative one that is worth recom
mending to one's friends.' I know that my
health has been greatly improved since
using it."
fFrom a letter to Dr. Cakiwell written by
Miss Alice Lombard, 22 Boylston St.,
V Springfield, Mass.
Dr. Caldwell's
Syrup Pepsin
The Perfect Laxative
Sold by Druggists Everywhere
50 cts. (i) $1.00
A mild, pleasant-tasting combination of simple laxative
herbs with pepsin- Brings relief without griping or
other discomfort. A trial bottle can be obtained free of
charge by writing to Dr. W. B. Caldwell, 458 Washing
ton Street, Monticello, Illinois.
cation and I get my returns in their
appreciation and better co-operation
work."
One of tho women Mr. Leach employs
is a matron who Is helping her hus
band buy liberty bonds. When her
work Is done she goes home a lid cans
fruit from her own little garden and
looks after her White Leghorn hens.
Another is a young widow with a Boy
Scout son who has a liberty bonds and
is buying war savings stamps. That is
another thing that impressed me.
Every one of the girls and women I
talked with are real, earnest patriots
and are buying war savings stamps,
and helping members of their families
to buy them. A great number of
closely linked in the great conflict by
reason of sons and brothers and sweet
hearts overseas. They show courage
and willingness and are splendid, magnificent.
Philomath Goes "Over the Top."
PHILOMATH, Or.. June 29. (Spe
cial.) All business houses In Philomath
closed yesterday afternoon and a large
committee of solicitors for pledges for
war savings stamps quickly covered the
city and school district. The objective
was attained in four hours. Philomath
going "over the top" with a nice raar
sln. Read The Oregonian classified ads.
By Dr. JAMES E. TALMAGG
Of the Council of the Twelve. I karrk of
Jeans Cbrlat of Lmttrv-Dmy lnt;
Salt Lake City. L tah.
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the
means by which salvation has been
placed within the reach of all maaklnd
poor and rich, bond and free, and. be
it added, llvlns; or dead.
We have seen in the light of scrip
tural demonstration that, except through
compliance with the laws and ordi
nances of the Gospel as enunciated and
prescribed by the Lord Jesus Christ, no
man can attain a place In the Kingdom
of God.
What then of the dead, who have lived
and passed without so much as hearing
that there is a Gospel of salvation or a
Savior of the race? Are they to be
hopelessly and forever damned? If so.
the phrase "eternal justice" should be
stricken from Scripture and literature,
and "infamous injustice" substituted.
Think of the myriads who died be
fore and at the teluge. of the hosts of
Israel who knew only the Law and
died in ignorance of the Gospel, and
count In with them the millions of
their pagan contemporaries; tlwn think
of the generations who passed away
during the long dark night of spiritual
apostasy, predicted by prophecy and
attested by history: and contemplate
the heathen and but partly civilised
tribes of the present day. Are these, to
whom no knowledge of the Gospel has
come, to be under eternal condemna
tion in consequence?
In the hereafter the saved and the
lost are to be segregated. The Scrip
tures so avouch. Therefore, were there
no salvation for these who have died
in ignorance of Christ's Atonement and
His Gospel, these benighted spirits
could never associate with their de
scendants who have been privileged to
live In an age of Gospel enlightenment,
and who have made themselves eligible
for salvation by faith and Its fruitage,
obedience.
1 have read of a heathen king. who.
through the sealous efforts of mission
aries whom he had tolerantly admitted
to his realm, was inclined to accept
what had been presented to him as
Christianity and make it the religion of
his people. Though he yearned for the
blessed state of salvation which the
new religion seemed to offer, he was
profoundly affected by the thought that
his ancestors, the dead chieftains of his
tribe, together with all the departed of
his people, had gone to their graves
unsaved. When he was told that while
he and his subjects could reach heaven,
those who had died before had surely
"gone to hell, he exclaimed with a loud
oath -Then to hell I nlll go with them."
He spoke as a brave man. Though,
had he been more fully Informed he
would have known that the Gospel of
Jesus 1 hrist entails no such dire cer
' tainty: but that, on the contrary, tho
spirits of his noble dead would have
j opportunity of learning, in the world of
the disembodied, the saving truth which
j in the flesh had never saluted their
ears.
The tionpel In being prenrhed to the
dead. Missionary service In the spirit
world has been in progress since Its
Inauguration by the disembodied Christ
while His crucified body lay in the
tomb. (John 6:25).
Christ's promtse from the cross to
the penitent thief dying by His side,
that the man should that d iv be in
paradise with the Lord, tells us where
the Savior's spirit went and ministered
during the Interval between death and
resurrection. Paradise is not heaven.
If by that name we mean the abode of
God and the place of the supremely
blessed: for In the early light of the
resurrection Sunday the Risen Lord de
cisively affirmed that He had not then
ascended to His Father. tiee John
0:17).
Peter tells of the Lord's ministry
among the disembodied: "For Christ
also hath once suffered for sins, the
Just for the unjust, that he might bring
icmo, out QuicKenea ny vne spirits ny
which nlMO he went nnd prenched unto
the spirits In prison. (I Peter 3:1S-19).
The terms of salvation are equally
binding upon the quick and the dead:
"For this cause nan the gospel preached
also to them that are dead, that they
might be Judged according to men In
the flesh, but live according to tiod In
the spirit." (I Peter 4:6).
The Atonement would be shorn of Its
sublime import and effect were its pro
visions limited to the relative few who
have complied with the ordinances of
the Gospel in the body. But the Scrip
tures abundantly show that the Atone
ment is of universal effect, reaching
every soul, both in the certainty of
resurrection from death and In the op
portunity for salvation through indi
vidual obedience. With particular ref
erence to redemption from death Jacob,
a Nephite prophet, thus spake: "Where
fore It must needs be nn Infinite atone
ment snve It should be an Infinite
atonement, this corruption could not
put on lneorruption.n (Book of Mormon.
2 Nephl 9:7).
Obedience to Gospel requirements is
likewise of universal application. It
follows that if any man has failed,
either through neglect or lack of op
portunity to meet the requirement, the
obligation is not cancelled by death.
For Book of Mormon. and other
Church literature apply to booksellers
or address Northwestern States Mis
sion, 810 East Madison St.. Portland.
Ore., or Bureau of Information. Salt
Lake City. Utah. Adv.
HE WAS CALLED
A LOAFER
BUT HE WAS SICK
Thousands Are Sick, but Get No
Sympathy or Help Because
They Are Not Bedfast.
A healthy man or woman simply
cannot loaf. When you lack energy
and vitality you don't feel like work
ing. All the organs of your body are
sluggish. You are not keen for either
pleasure or work. You eat plenty
perhaps but your stomach and digest
ive organs do not build up your
strength. Dissipation In one form or
another may have caused your trouble.
Nature needs the help that Cadomene
Tablets will afford anyone suffering
with that tired feeling, with headaches,
body pains, restlessness, sleeplessness,
despondency, loss of energy, etc Try
taking Cadomene Tablets Instead of
using strong stimulants like whisky
or wine. They will give appetite, aid
digestion, enrich your blood, strengthen
your nerves and make of you a real
live, healthy, energetlo person. All
druggists can supply Cadomene Tablets
In sealed tubes.
For sale by the Owl Drug Co. stores
and all other druggists Adv.
Tobacco Habit Cured
Not only to users of pipe and cigars,
but the vicious cigarette habit Is over
come by using the "NITIUTE" treat
ment. Price, complete, postage paid.
$1.50. Laue-Davis L'ruT; Co.. Third and
Yamhill. Dept. 1, Portland. Or. (When
writing mention this paper.)
Phone your irant ads to The Orego
nian. Main 7070. A 6096.
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