The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, July 27, 1919, Section One, Page 16, Image 16

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    THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAX. PORTLAND. JULY 27. 1010.
OREGON ELKS WILL
MONUMENT AT OREGON CITY WILL BE
DEDICATED TO OREGON'S PIONEER PAPER
The E. R- Parker
System in Dentistry
What It Means to You
History of "Spectator"
in Days When News Traveled by Steamer or Overland Caravan Will Be Recalled by
Visit of National Editorial Association to West.
Second Annual Convention to
Be Held August 14.
BARBECUE TO BE FEATURE
16
Special Train Will Carry Large Dele
cation of Portland Lodgemen
to State Meeting.
Elks from every part of Oregon are
making final plans for delegatiops to
the second annual convention of the
Oregon State Elks association at
Klamath Falls, August 14, 15. and 16.
Between 500 and 1000 Elks from Port
land are expected to make the journey
to the southeastern part of the state
and each lodge is sending a large quota
of delegates and members.
In Klamath Falls the committee of
lodgemen have all plans completed for
three days of unrestricted joy, inter
fcpersed with serious business sessions
by the members of the state association
of Elks.
Parade to Be Given.
One of the features of the last day
of the convention will be a street
parade in which every lodge of Oregon
and several lodges of California will
participate. Appropriate prizes will be
offered, one for the largest represen
tation in line from one lodge, another
for the most unique showing, and
others for similar showings.
Chief among the stunts being ar
ranged is the big barbecue which is to
he held at Pelican Bay Lodge on the
shores of the upper Klamath lake on
the afternoon and evening of August
15. This unique event is to be staged
at the mountain home of the famous
railroad magnate, the late E. H. Har
riman, who spent much of his spare
time during the last years of his life
in recreation there.
A large natural amphitheater has been
discovered, which is being fitted up for
the accommodation of the guests, with
many of the rustic features 6 till un
touched and where, after the big feed,
each visiting lodge is to provide some
unique stunt as a surprise to the others.
One of the live wire Elks of Klamath
Falls, PE. D. Mortenson, president of the
Pelican Bay Lumber company, has just
returned from the Bohemian club "hi
jinks" in San Francisco and from this
spurce has worked up a number of -features
which promise to be especially at
tractive. Both boats and automobiles
will be ready to carry the visitors from
Klamath Falls to the lodge, which is
about 30 miles. The Klamath Falls
committee is keeping secret on some
of the plans which will be staged in the
nature of surprises.
Special Rate Granted.
Although many of the Elks from
very section of Oregon will journey to
Klamath Falls in automobiles, a large
number will also go in a special de
luxe train operated by Portland lodge.
This train will leave Portland at 11
o'clock A. M. August 13, arriving in
Klamath Falls early on the opening day
of the convention.
Arrangements have been made by the
transportation committee of Portland
lodge for a special rate of $35 for the
round trip from Portland to Klamath
Falls, including sleeping accommoda
tions for five days, and war tax. Corre
spondingly low rate was obtained on
the certificate plan, the delegates and
members paying the full fare to Klam
ath Falls and returning on a third f are. j
Reservations for the special train can
be made by communicating with Secre-I
tary Spaldin'g of Portland lodge or W. J. ;
McGinn, chairman of the convention1
committee.
RANGE TROUBLE SHIFTED
Klickitat County Cattle Difficulty
Kcsults in Arrests.
WHITE SALMON, Wash., July 26.
(Special.) The field of operations in
the Klickitat county cattle range trou
ble serns to have shifted to the back
section of the county, in the Glenwood
district.
The Perry-Barker combination has
been endeavoring to round up its stock,
which it is claimed were driven off the
range by their opponents, and have
failed to find quite a number. It is re
ported that a number of residents, sev
eral men of family, have been arrested
by the county officers.
In a former mention of this trouble
It was reported that Perry and Wyers
had been warned to leave the country.
This should have read Perry and Bar
ker. Perry several years ago rode the
range for Mr. Wyers. Interesting de
velopments will probably be forthcom
ing in the next few days.
ROAD VIA ONALASKA AIM
Chchalis and Centralia Clubs Co
operate to Obtain Routing.
CHEHALI& AVash.. July 2S. (Spe
cial.) A joint committee composed of
members of the Chehalis Citizens club,
the Centralia Commercial club and the
Onalaska. club, met here yesterday to
lay plans to further the proposal to
obtain the routing of the National Park
highway from the Pacific highway, via
the south fork of the Newaukum river,
to Onalaska. thence via Mill creek to
Salkum, where it would connect with
the present route.
Kiver grades, an abundance of road
material along the route, probable
shorter distance, more people to be
served and cutting out of two or four
bad hills are urged as reasons for the
change. The committees that met here
named a sub-committee to work with
other organizations to secure the con
struction of the permanent highway.
EMPLOYES PICNIC GUESTS
Armstrong Manufacturing Company
Holds Outing.
The Armstrong Manufacturing com
pany, 4 Second street, played host to
50 employes and their friends with an
old-fashioned picnic and outing on the
Willamette river July 19. The party
chartered the launch 'Dix. and Magoon's
landing. just below Oregon City, was
chosen as the site for the day's fun.
Swimming was enjoyed both in the
morning and evening, and the appetites
of the pleasure seekers were satisfied
by a basket picnic lunch at noon and
too cream and lighter refreshments in
the evening.
The afternoon was spent in an ath
letic meet, held in the park, in which
everyone joined in the contests.
CARD OF THAMvS.
We desire to sincerely thank our
menus Tor tneir kindness and words of
sympathy during the illness and tieath
of a loving wii'e and a dear mother;
also are we deeply appreciative for the
many oeautnui noral olierings.
AUGUST H. FRIESE, Husband.
MRS. SOPHIA C. KRUFKE, Daughter.
.MRS. DORA KRUG. Dairghter.
MRS. MINNIE WARDLE, Daughter.
AUvSL'BT F. FR1ESE. Son. Adv.
In the days when news came only
when steamers or overland caravans
reached the coast, when It was months
before important events occurring in
the east became known to the west, a
group of men interested in the future
of Oregon City, then the seat of govern
ment for the provisional government of
Oregon, determined that a press would
greatly promote their interests.
The germ of thought was born in
1844 and on February 5, 1846, the Ore
gon Spectator made its initial bow to
the public. In so doing it gained the
lasting prestige of being the first news
paper published west of the Roqky
mountains.
Early next month when the delegates
of the National Editorial association
visit Portland they will be taken to
Oregon City to witness the unveiling of
a monument in tribute to the Oregon
Spectator and the men who were as
sociated with it during its compara
tively short career. The unveiling of
this monument, placed on the site of
the first newspaper office in the great
western country, will be one of the
noteworthy features of the national
gathering of the country's newspaper
folk in the Pacific northwest.
George Hlmea Collects Data.
The Spectator was established
through the organization of the Oregon
printing association, the officers of
which were as follows: W. G. T' Vault,
president; J. W. Nesmith. vice-presi
dent; John P. Brooks, secretary; George
ADernethy, treasurer; Robert Newell.
John E. Long and John R. Couch, di
rectors.
Data collected by George H. Himes.
curator and secretary of the Oregon
Historical Society, show that the press
used in printing the Spectator was a
Washington hand press, bed 25 bV 38
incnes. ine plant was procured in
New York through the instrumentality
oi governor George Abernethy, who
was reimbursed for his expenditure and
effort later by the printing associa
tion.
The Spectator began its career
pledged to support no exclusive party
politics and continued the nonpartisan
policy until February 3, 1852, when for
the first time the Spectator became a
distinctively political journal, cham
pioning the cause of the Whig party.
Pioneer Is First Editor.
The first editor of the Spectator was
Colonel William G. T'Vault. a pioneer
of 1845, who at the same time was the
postmaster-general of the provisional
government. His editorial salary was
at the rate of J300 a year. - Colonel
T'Vault was a native of Kentucky, a
lawyer by profession, with some news
paper experience gained in Arkansas.
Politically he was an uncompromising
democrat of the Jeffersonian school,
but the constitution of the printing as
sociation made it necessary for him to
bury his political beliefs.
However well he may have tried to
do so, his efforts apparently were not
LOOP BIDS UP TUESDAY
CLEARING AND GRUBBING MAY
START AT ONCE.
Proposals on Hayes Hill Work in
Josephine County Also to
Be Received.
It is possible that much of the clear-
ins and grubbing: and some grading can
be done on the Mount Hood loop this
season. Bids for the Mount Hood road
project will be opened Tuesday morn
ing at 10 o'clock in the new postoffice
building, by C. H. Purcell. At the same
time and place bids will be received for
the Hayes hill job in Josephine county.
L.ater in the season bids will be asked
for grading. 15 hs miles on the McKenzie
highway between Blue river and Bel
knap springs, the first government con
tract on the McKenzie highway having
been let two weeks ago for the 15 miles
from Sisters toward the Summit.
Two kinds of proposals will be re
ceived on the Mount Hood loop. Con
tractors can bid on the entire 37 miles,
or on 14 miles.
The entire route is from Zig Zag
around the mountain to connect at the
forest boundary with a road to Park
dale. The 14-mile section is from Zig
Zag to a point two miles beyond gov
ernment camp.
Providing the contract is awarded
Tuesday and an energetic contractor is
the successful bidder, there is stiLl
plenty of time to make a good showing
this season.
As planned, the loop will be a 16-foot
travel way. It is all easy grade, with
the exception of a short stretch which
will be 6 per cent. This grade is taken
in order to save a particularly attrac
tive scenic effect.
The McKenzie road project is 20 miles
longer than the Mount Hood road, be
ing 57 miles. Government surveyors
completed their work on the McKenzie
road last week. More than half of the
project will be under contract this year.
About 60,000 yards of excavating will
have to be done on the Hayes hill in
Josephine county, this being a section
of the Grants Pass-Crescent City road,
over which a group of government of
ficials toured a fortnight since.
WHITMAN TEACHER HOME
Professor Ruby Wai Librarian at
Army Stations Daring AVar.
WHITMAN COLLEGE. Walla Walla.
Wash., July 2. (Special.) Professor
Kdward E. Ruby has arrived at Camp
Lewis from Coblenz. Germany. He is
in charge of the war camp library at
Camp Lewis, but hopes to obtain his
discharge from the army in the imme
diate future. He is head of the Latin
department in Whitman college, but
has been absent for two years on leave
Ieft W. (I. TVault, who edited first
mountains. RlKht facsimile of first
pleasing to the members of the asso
ciation, as he retired from the editorial
post of the paper on April 2, 1846.
John Fleming, who came to Oregon
from Ohio, was the first printer of the
Spectator. On April 16. 1846, Henry A.
G. Lee assumed editorship of the Spec
tator, remaining at this post less than
four months, for -his retirement as edi
tor is noted in the Spectator of August
6, 1846.
Paper Edited hy Printer.
From this time until October 1, John
Fleming, the printer, edited the paper.
Then George L. Curry, who had Just
arrived over the plains from St. Louis,
was installed in the editor's chair. In
cidentally, records show Mr. Lee to
have been in the first party of immi
grants who entered the Oregon terri
tory over the southern route through
the famous Cow creek canyon.
During Mr. Curry's regime as editor
printers were changed, John Fleming
retiring in favor of N. W. Colwell, who
came to Oregon in 1845. Later Mr.
Fleming returned as printer, but not
until Editor Curry, had quit the edi
torship of the Spectator because of the
political censorship which existed. Mr.
Curry resigned early in 1848 and in
March of the same year established an
opposition paper, which was named the
Oregon Free Press. Publication of this
paper stopped in October, 1848, princi
pally due to the rush of people to the
gold mines in California.
On February 8. 1S48. Aaron E. Wait,
a native of . Massachusetts, became edi
tor. On September 7 of this year the
paper suspended publication because of
the departure of Printer Fleming to
the gold mines. Publication was re
sumed on October 12, with S. Bentley
as printer, and the following terse
apology:
"The Spectator, after a temporary
to aid the government in library war
work, where he has made a brilliant
record for efficiency.
(George Louis Lawrence has been ap
pointed professor of romance languages
in place of the late James W. Cooper.
Professor Lawrence is a graduate of
Stanford university, who has been in
structor of Spanish at his alma mater,
and for the past three years head of
the department of romance languages
in the San Diego high school.
William M. Proctor, '01, has been
appointed assistant professor of edu
cation at Stanford university. He de
ceived his Ph. D. in June after a bril
liant record as instructor In the depart
ment of education, and In the educa
tional investigations conducted at Camp
Fremont.
FORESTRY WORK TO GROW
REORGANIZATION PLANNED BY
WESTERN ASSOCIATION.
Co-operation With Oregon. Forest
Fire Organization Indorsed at
Northwestern Meeting.
Plans for general re-organization and
expansion of the work of the Western
Forestry and Conservation association
were ratified at a meeting Friday of
a number of the trustees from the
northwestern states. The scope and
personnel of the association will be
made to cover more broadly than ever
before, both the western protective
work and the economic problems con
fronting the -entire industry.
Favorable action was taken on a co
operative plan proposed by the Oregon
Forest Fire association, under which
Colonel C. S. Chapman, manager of the
latter, will take charge of all the fire
and similar local work in the five
states. The five-state association will
furnish him assistants to develop tech
nical fire fighting methods and law en
forcement, also increased facilities for
educational work with industry and
public on protective matters.
The Western Forestry and Conser
vation association also will engage, in
dependently and in co-operation with
the National Lumber Manufacturers' as
sociation and other lumber and timber
organizations in working out larger in
dustrial Questions and in obtaining
recognition of western needs from
governmental agencies. E. T. Allen
will devote himself almost entire
ly to this work in the east. Much
of his earliest attention will be given
to relations between the lumber indus
try and the treasury department in
working out the new revenue laws, af
fecting income and profits taxes.
S. & 11. green stamps for cash.
Holman Fuel Co.. Main 353, A 3353.
Blockwood. short slabwood. Rock
Springs and Utah coal; sawdust. Adv.
Read The Oregonian classified ads.
newspaper published west of Rorkr
Issue of Spectator, February 5. 18441.
sickness, greets its patrons and hopes
to serve them faithfully and, as here
tofore, regularly. That 'gold fever"
which has swept about three thousand
of the officers, lawyers, physicians,
farmers and mechanics of Oregon from
the plains of Oregon into the mines of
California took away our printer also
hence the temporary non-appearance
of the Spectator."
Publication Again Suspended.
With the issue of February 22, 1849,
Mr. Wait's connection with the paper
ceased and soon after the paper again
suspended publication. On October 4,
.849, it again appeared, with Rev. Wil
son Blain, a United Presbyterian
clergyman, as editor and George B.
Goudy as printer. In April. 1850. Rob
ert Moore, the proprietor of Linn City,
opposite Oregon City and now known
as West Linn, became owner of the
Paper, retaining Editor Blain. In No
vember of this . year Editor Blain
moved to Union Point, Linn county, and
established a church, being Installed
pastor in 1853.
He was succeeded by D. J. Schnebly.
who changed the Spectator from a
semi-monthly publication to a weekly.
In the following year Mr. Schnebly be
came owner of the paper and installed
C. P. Culver as associate editor. It was
in 1S52 that the paper became the
champion of the Whig cause, but a
year following the publication was sus
pended until August 19, 1853. when it
resumed publication. After this date
the paper did not receive good sup
port and grew weaker and weaker, fi
nally being sold by Mr. Schnebly to
C. L. Goodrich In 1854. who operated it
until March. 1855, when the first pa
per established on the Pacific coast was
permanently suspended.
ZONING MEETING IS SET
RESTRICTIONS ON BUILDINGS
TO BE TOPIC. .
Planning Commission to Determine
Where Residence and Business
- Houses Shall Be Built.
One of the most Important neighbor
hood zoning meetings held under the
direction of the city planning com
mission Is scheduled for Tuesday night,
July 29. at 8 o'clock. In the Couch school
building at Twentieth and Glisan streets.
At this meeting the zoning of the dis
trict bounded by Qulmby street on the
north, Jefferson street and the south
line of the city park on the south.
Eighteenth and Chapman streets on the
east and the city limits on the west
will be discussed.
Recommendation for the limitations
and restrictions on use. height and
area of buildings to be erectedtfln this
district in the future will be made and
the commission will determine also
where residences, public garages, retail
and wholesale business, undertaking
parlors, apartments, dry cleaning es
tablishments and industries shall be
permitted to be built or established in
the future within the district.
Good-Bye Shiny Nose
And Poor Complexion
-irST MAKE THIS SIMPLE TEST
New Method Does ftm Work Inataatly
One Application proves It.
New Tork: "A ehiny nose. dark,
tanned skin and a poor complexion Is
dreaded by every girl or woman who
has any pride In her personal appear
ance." says Mae Edna Wilder, the
beaurty specialist. "I gladly tell every
one Just how to quickly overcome these
disagreeable defect s." When Miss
Wilder's friends ask her about her won
derful complexion and the beautiful ap
pearance of her neck, hands and arms,
she continued, "It is my pwn discovery,
and just one application proves that
you can have a skin like mine if you
follow my advice. Just think of it; all
this chance in a single application,
that is why I never tire of telling
others about it. Derwltlo is the name
of the toilet article which keeps the
nose from shining and removes every
defect from the- complexion. neck,
hands and arms." Until ou try It you
can form no idea of the marvelous
change it will make in your appear
ance. Go to the toilet counter of any
drug or department store and get a
bottle of Xerwillo. apply It night jtnd
morning. The frrst application will
astonish you. Just make this test. Use
herwillo aa directed on one side of your
face then look in your mirror and you
will need no further argument to con
Br DR. PARKER
Founder a ad Executiva Head of tio E. R. Parker System
'THiE E. R. Parker System means the use of every known
and proved method to give you good dentistry. It means
better teeth for everybody, and this means better people.
It means a fair price for dental work done by specialists.
It means that every effort is made to give entire satisfac
tion to every patient treated in a Parker System office.
This System has succeeded because it believes in the
Square Deal, and the Square Deal is the only thing that ever
.wins out.
This policy of pleasing and satisfying the people
been followed from the foundation of the business twenty-seven years ago.
Dental offices similar to the one in this city have been established in
different parts of the country, and each branch is a credit to the community
in which it is located.
E. R. Parker System "offices grow, and they grow faster as the public be
comes familiar with the dependable services they render.
The System stands for progress for what is newest and best.
Under the E. R. Parker System, Registered Dentists will do your work" as
well as dental work can be done, and do it at a price you can affofd to pay.
Do not neglect your teeth. Let Registered Dentists using the System ex
amine them free arid tell you in advance how little the price will be to put them
in good condition again.
JiSBt
STRIKE STATUS 15 PROBED
IXTEHXATIOXALi OFFICERS GO
TO LOS ANGELES.
Metal Trades Seek Agreement on
Waje Scale to Support Macjr
Award October 1.
SAX FRANCISCO. July 16. Four of
ficials of International labor organisa
tions were sent today to Los Angeles
to investigate the status of a strike in
one of the shipyards involving 6000
men.
The trip is made at the Instance Tf
the conference of metal trades crafts
men who are In session here seeking; a
general Agreement with employers of
Bhipyard labor on the Pacific coast for
a new wage scale to supplant on Octo
ber 1 the Macy award.
Shipyard owners of Los Angeles and
Portland have not yet participated for
mally in any of the conferences, which
opened here last Monday. Kmployera
of these cities have made known their
stand against any coastwise agreement,
expressing; a preference for individual
agreements with the metal trades coun
cil of their districts.
The labor conference has opposed
this plan, and James O'Connell. chair
man of the labor committee, said that
if Los Angeles and Portland insist on
remaining out. negotiations will pro
ceed with employers of the Puget sound
and San Francisco bay districts and
the agreements formulated will be sub
mitted later to Los Angeles and Port
land for ratification.
CITY EMPLOYES TO PICNIC
Annnal Outing to Be Held In Dodge
Park Next Sunday.
Employes of the city of Portland
will gather in Dodge park on the Sandy
river next Sunday for their annual out
ing. The proposed programme has not
yet been completed, but the usual
picnic activities such as sports of all
kinds, baseball games, dancing and
other amusements will be included.
City Commissioner Mann. In charge
of the water bureau, is having Dodge
park prepared for the picnickers. A
large number of stoves will be set up,
so that hot meals may be cooked and
served on the grounds.
175 AVar Veterans Expected.
SEATTLE, Wash.. July 26. Advices
received here today eaid that 175 vet-
vince you of its wonderful merit. Tt
makes the skin appear transparent,
rosy white, smooth and velvety: the
kind of skin "everyone Just loves to
touch." It is especially recommended
for a shiny nose, freckles, tan. sun
spot?, coarse pores, blackheads, sallow,
rough skin, ruddiness and wrinkles. If
your neck or chest is discolored from
exposure, try It . there and the objec
tionable discoloration will in many In
stances disappear as if by magic No
matter how .rough and ungainly the
hands and arms, or what abuses they
have had through hard work and ex
posure to sun and wind. Derwiilo will
work a wonderful transformation in
twelve hours at the most. Thousands
are using it in place of face powder
as it is more life like, cannot be de
tected, stays on better and perxpf ra
tion does not affect it. Tt isbsolutely
harmless, will not produce or stimulate
a growth of hair, nor does ft rub off
on the clothing, and if you ever use it
once you will never be without it,
NOTE To the hnt effect be sure to
follow the complete direction contained In
every park are. It is o impl that anyone
can umi it, and so lnexpente that any jrirl
or woman can afford it. Proprietors of toilet
counter eerywher guarantee that there
will be a noticeable Improvement arter th
first application or they will refund the
money. It 1 pold in this city under a
money-refund ruara n ieo by all depa rtmeni
tores and drurxisia, Inctudinc ta Owl Urug
btorea Adv.
Registered Dentists
using the
E. R. PARKER SYSTEM
nperi.ti.im Portland officei
Dr. A. 1. age KsamJnatloa.
lilt. V. . rlirlWMii Kilrirtln, T-Ray.
Ir. A. R, Mitchell fma Bad Bridge.
Ir. K. H. Klett lalay.
Ilr. A. II. Silica Crow mm Bridge.
Ilr. ' It. Rrtt 4'raWR,
Ilr. K. . V IIbob I'orrrlala.
-ir. A. W. Ieane Crowo ana Fllliae-m,
Entrance 326 t Washington St.
erans would arrive at Camp Lewis to
morrow over the Northern Purine rail
"See All the Rest Then Come and Buy the Best
Izard Gas Generator
Makes GAS From Coal Oil
NO ODOR, DIRT OR LABOR
No oil cans used to squirt oil to generate with. Simply
turn a valve, light a match and leave it alone. Placed in
any range, heating stove or furnace. . Absolutely safe and
fully guaranteed.
INVESTIGATE BEFORE BUYING WOOD OR COAL
R. M. JENNINGS
General Sales Manager
193 Fourth Street Portland, Oregon
State and District Distributors Wanted
A LATTER-DAY PROPHET
The Test Applied.
Br Dr. JAMES E. TALMACE
Of the Conaell of the TwflTf, Cfcnreh Jma Christ f Latter-day Salnta;
Salt Lake City. Vtah.
Kotei For free eepiea ef ether articles mt thla aerlea. arad reqaeet to the aata&
Let ub apply the test cited In the last
preceding article of thla aeries, for the
detection of spurious prophecy and
false prophets. For convenience we
shall restrict our consideration to a
single feature or function of the pro
phetic gift. vis. prediction, or the fore
telling of events.
For the test proposed. Joseph Smith,
commonly called "The Mormon Prophet".
shall be the subject. A few Instances
of his predictions, and the sequel to
each, will be presented.
1. In 1S23. Joseph Smith declared on
the authority of Divine revelation that,
because of the work required of him
by the Lord, his "nam aaoola be had
for arood aad evil aaBoaar all atatlona.
kladreda. aad taaran, or that It sbould
be both gooa aad evil apokea of amove;
all people." A strange avowal for a
17-year-old lad to make! And yet more
strange that it should be so abundantly
verified as present-day literature at
tests! 2. In the same year he foretold the
bringing forth of the plates on which
the Book of Mormon record was in
scribed, and with this specific aver
ment: "The kaowledare that thla record
eoatalaa will ICO to every natloa. aad
kladred. aad toaaroe, aad people, aiader
the whole heavea." This was done 1
years before the graven plates came
into his possession, and 14 years before
the Elders of the Church entered upon
missionary service in foreign lands. As
to the fulfilment, consider the fact
that since Its first publication, in 1530.
the Book of Mormon has been trans
lated Into every language of prom
inence and Into many of the yet primi
tive tongues: and that many millions
of copies have been distributed.
5. In 1S4S. while the Church was
suffering persecution in Illinois, and
when the western part of the continent
was but little known, and only as the
territory of an alien nation, Joseph
Smith prophesied "that the fraiata
woold eoatlaoe to aotfer aaarh affile
line aad would be drlvea to the Rorky
Moaatalaa", and that while many then
professing allegiance to the Church
would apostatize, and others, faithful
to their testimony, would meet the
martyr's fate, some would live "to
aaalat la aiaklac aettleaaeata aad bolld
eltieo. aad arc the Malata beeome a
aaighty people ta the aaldat of the
Rocky MoaafaiBB." The abundant ful
filment of this prediction, uttered, as
stated. In IS42. and, it may be added,
foreshadowed by an earlier prophecy In
131. is attested by the official history
of the settlement and development of
this once barren but now productive
region,
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4. A specific and most remarkable!
prophecy regarding national affaire
was uttered by Joseph Smith on De
cember 25. 1532. It was eoon there
after promulgated among the members
of the Church and was preached by
the Klders, but did not appear in print
until 1851. (See Pearl of Great Price,
British edition of 1S51). The revelation
reads in part as follows: "Verily thaa
aalth the lord . coaeerelna- the wara
that wil: ahortly come to paaa. beala
alnar at the rebellioa of South Carolloa,
which will eveatually terminate la the
death aad mJaery of many aoala. The
daya will come that war will be poareja
oat apoa all aatloaa. bcglaalna: at that
place. For behold, the Soathere Statoa
ahall be divided agalaat the Mortherai
States, aad the Sonthera States will
of (ireat Brltala. And it
ahall eoate to paaa. after maay daya,
alavea aball rlae ap agalaat their
maatera. who ahall be marahallea aaa
dlaclpliaed for war. (See Doctrine and,
Covenants 87.)
Students of United States history
know well the facts that establish A
complete fulfilment, even in clrcunw
stantlal detail, or this astounding pre
diction. In 1861. more than 28 yeara
after the prophecy was recorded, and,
10 years after its publication in Eng
land, the Civil War broke out, beg iro
ning In South Carolina. Slaves desert
ed the i-'outh and were marshalled ID.
the armies of the North: the ConfedV
eracy solicited the aid of Great Britain;
and while no open alliance between thw
Southern States and England waa
effected, the British government gave
Indirect assistance to the South, and
this in such a. way as to produce seri
ous international complications, r-.-Mult-ing
in Great Britain paying fifteen ami
a half millions of dollars in accordance)
with the Geneva award in the settle
ment of the Alabama claims. The fato
ful prediction that war should bo
poured out upon all nations is of such,
recent, complete and tragical realisa
tion aa to make comment unnecessary.
The only adequate explanation of
these and numerous other predictiona
by the latter-day prophet, considered
In the light of their strict fulfillment, ta
found in the solemn fact that Jooeaei
Smith waa a trae Prophet of .od.
For the Rook of Mormon, etc- apply
to Northweatera htaten Miasioa, tl
Kant "Madlaoa ?, rorflaad. Ore.
Kor book of -UM mm eontalalna corn
plcte eerlcn of toeae arllclcn. aamfeeriaa;
I OA. ealltled "The Vitality of Moi moa
lam." apply to pnbllahrrai The t.oraaaa
rreea. Ueatea, M aaa, Adv.