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THE OREGON DAILY ' JOURNAL. PORTLAND. SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 27,' 1911."
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DAILY AND Sl'XDAY.
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' Oss year.
A faloon, towering In her prJda
Waa by a mousing owl hawx'd
at. and kill'd
THB REAL ISSUE
him. His nam wai Aahburner. ionable restaurant at $2000, an ad
Durlng hit first year ot work, they vanca tf 8000 per cent As the
ear,, aaved mora than hla salary, faimer stood at tba door of the atora
Ha hired very ona employed by thijand learned that the proprietors
city and saw that they did their paid a rental of 112,000 a year, he
work. He bought the ' coat Mia correctly concluded that It (a not
bought the material and paved the the farmer, but the huge' colossus ot
streets. He bought, material for our j system or , distribution that
cltliens to pave their sidewalks, ; Ha makes the prices high.;
ran the fire department and made
It tha best In the county. Ha kept ,. , BIO FACTS
km all 1hm. Mm. I . I ' -
ws.n hi. rirattArm of M.rrlre ex- I TWENTT - ONE carloads of beet
plred ha was reelected and has been I eauia, part rrom coioraao ana
ever since. What the city council X rmr irom oraK, nave
did was to ratify his acta, and keep received in r ortiana wunin
their hands off. week. , They are brought for eon-
Jo Kickers there were. They be- sumption in tne locai maran.
longed chiefly to those who wanted f ormerly, uregon snipped Deer to
ioh. an,i faiurf to rt them, or who Omaha. Kansas City and other pack-
wanted their friends to get Jobs, but ,n centers. Wallowa " and other
MDid riot fi it with Aahburner. So "tern Oregon polnta were frequent.
thA atirr nn thinm and made him Mppera in that' direction. As late
as last year, shipments were sent
haa TMtmmA mnA tnn iwtr. elcW aastwar from Burns.
from neryous prostration. His ad- " n anoraaiy mai a qeuwu
mirra aar that aa fan knew his sys- populated section of the country
torn waa on trial as well as himself hould be shipping beef, hogs and
he overworked poultry products to sparsely settled
Th mnf tl! ii a that anr oneP-'fa""- 'r' ""'
I 1 taAAJa4.a1AA f f - al,
wti -rw-t-tanttnii -anil wi h -IfWB-w I w trniw in- uw
about tha town will recognlie the transaction. The shipping point Is
doings . of a maater-hand. Bo be " r" inl " in oi .up-
doubUeas got satisfaction. If not ot Chicago, 8t. Lou a, Omaha
much money, for his work. "a mn7 oin duk ue"- "
nn wiu lav aalda for fntnre mora than strange that Portland, al-
referenca this story of a ona horse reaay receiving caiue irom uregon.
chooslnif this. practically new art for
extended ' teaching and demonstra
tion. - , ' ; ; f-y
The recent stock ahow. gave proof
of tha possibilities of tha early ripen
ing for , market of younc cattle
reared la ' eastern Oregon a pro
cess In which tha stockman a money
la turned over mora rapidly and to
better advantage by far than la'tha
handling of older cattle.. In the
near future western Oregon farmers
will have tha same opportunity. Tha
new bank will supply the means.
Tha fertile farms of western Ore
gon are specially adapted to ' the
rearing of young stock: But the
Industry, has been ao far neglected.
save in . special cases, ; because re
quiring considerable' 'expenditure,
both in care and money for its de
COMMENT AND NEWS: IN BRIEF -
-ww-. rVkmi k VnTVn 4 mm mm. Kaafnfaftt
I tha people of Portland is
I . whether or not tnere is to oe
i: ". a change In the plan ot gov
ernment The paaslng show la evi
dence of tha need of a change.' The
m ak I vm va Vw vv fAAaa? V k V A J Va tJW mmr aww-
rewards of tha mayoralty have not a man wno waa a whole California, Washington, Idaho and
ceen suiucieui to oring oui, muivt t tt Montana snonia aaa sua more ale-
There is a blessed simplicity about i" w her sources or suppiy.
the town a-overnment of Staunton. It is no rami ot uregon. me ataie,
- 'Itt a - m a a a
vlrHnla for amall cities. at we are lmpouera or iiveaiocn.
ine recent uveuiocK mow aemou
. Able candidate.
1 Big man were sought for tha of
fice, but numbers of them refused.
The complexity of tha system and
'the amall chance to give a satisfac
tory ' administration deterred them
,lrom " 'acceptance . The' knowledge
'that their efforts might be obstruct
ed by. an unworthy council was a
. forbidding prospect.
RULIXO OUT AERIAL WARFARE strated the splendid poaalblUties of
tnis region in proauang premier cat-
HE COUNCIL of the lnter-par- tie. At that exhibition, a carload of
Ilamentary union, at its last yearling steers from Baker weighed
meeting on April 8, held at 16,560, or an average of 1035
Brussels, resolved to raise the pounds. They brought a price of
la the present system little credit question of interdicting warfare in I $74.62 per head.
roes to tha good official. The work the air at the meeting of the Inter- A carload of 8-year-olda from Ap
of the. bad official Is largely lost
Letter From tlie'People
No Pare No Ride,
Portland. Or., May a . To the Ed
llor of The Journal. -Aa a taxpayer
somawhat concerned In all mattcra per
UlnJng- to the walrara and vital inter
eat of our city, j have thought It proper
to scan tha various meaaurea about to
be voted upon at the com In a" election of
Juno S. There la ona measure In par-
tlouiar which Impreaaee ona forcibly and
Insofar a It la calculated to do much
harm. It should be neoeaaarUy crttt
elaed. ' ' . v
This measure t the propoeed ordhi-
anoa by Initiative petition suppoaed to
rerulate street car trafzlo and common
ly known aa "No aea no ride." Thla
measura la vtcloua In Intent, It doea not
aerva any purpoee . and It makea con
fualon worae confounded by offering
ImpoaalWe solution, thereby placing the
real remedy at greater distance.
It la Impossible to believe that tne
company, which has ao many minions
of dollara Invested here, ahould be in
different to the regulation of Ita buel
neaa. The truth la. that tha problem of
handling local paasenger transportation
In all great cities la very difficult and
Intricate and requires all tha ahrewd-
, sight of In the shuffle, ; There Is
little chance to locate responsibility
' and lees to punish culpability. One
''board, one department or one of ft
clal hides behind another , and In
the mess, nobody knows who's who,
Prudent men hesitate to become
a part of an official menagerie
Public life is - at best an onerous
and nnrequltlng employment.- When
as In Portland it Is embarrassed with
Inooherency and hedged about with
.Incompetency, tha rewards are so
few and tha drawbacks ao many
. that, discreet, men flee from it. al
most, aa from, the plague. . Men of
true mayoralty stature do not wish
.to become part of a government In
whlca" they are likely to be made
' ilowna in aar official circus.
It la" auch cond!Uonthat qre-
land. ? Beside It, the mere question,
of which of three men la to be may
or Is comparatively unimportant 'A
malif , question as to the mayoralty
, candidates la which will do tha most
- -to ahorten his administration by do
ing, what he can to hurry Jn a sane
jform of commission government
The same Is true of the council, and
. It Is by such a test that Portland-
,rs should do their voting ' at the
N INTERESTING use of the
power to tax has bocn applied
In ' Edmonton, the capital of
the province of Alberta, Can
It la a city of 30,000. It cov
ers an area of 17 sections, or nearly
nan a township.
y Under an old grant, the Hudson
,.Bay company held, a body of land
Tin the heart of the city. The com-
rtpany refused to sell a foot of Its
-i'holdlttgT Tt"deIInedH6 improve or
use it. . '
The city was compelled to build
ground it. The land laid Idle like
Jan ounce of putty in a dyspeptic
'.stomach. AH the public utilities
were intolerably strained. Sewers
jwater pipes, gas pipes, wires, and
streetcar tracks had to be stretched
Jaround this unasslmllated center.
J The Idle tract at lensrth became
i each an Intolerable nuisance that
the" city authorities proceeded to
, fdeal with .it They invoked the tax-
jlng power and applied It under an
Increasing schedule. The longer the
"pqmpany held the property Idle, the
i;j!hl&ber became the tax rate. The
vtax last year was $74,445.10. It
would have risen in another year to
The property Is now for sale. The
mlague spot' which formed the un
sightly center of Edmonton is ran-
. Idly passing into individual Instead
of, corporate ownership and will
6hortly be sites for handsome im
provements, symmetry will take
jthe place ot disorder, and beauty
fbe substituted for unslRhtiiness. In
dustry will be reared on the site of
; Idleness and the wealth created by
Ithe common effort will go to citizens
fof tbe city instead of to a foreign
y ' The 4etalls of th-j Incident are
!s Jtold In an article In the American
Magazine for June, and will be re
printed In tomorrow's Sunday Jour
nal. A discussion of the tax system
if Alberta Is also a part of the ar
MAaiai mrA at 1 1 manta 1 aumat tf All f mOalt
parliamentary conference, to be heldltelope weighed 22,570, or an aver-1 intellectual men. The company ahould
in Rome, October 3, next age of 1409 pounds. They were not be hampered In Us task, but rath-
The veteran nresldent ' of the sold at $119.76 ner head. w PP' nouia ewena w u a neip-
councll. the Belgian statesman. M. A carload of J-year-olda 'from Sitrial.ne? foXauc,
Beernaert, will himself report on Baker weighed 22,600, an average an) a degree of moderation. Instead
the nueatlon. He waa a renresenta- of 1606. They brought $94.45 Deri of oomneUIng the company to expend
tlva of 'Belgium at both of the neace head. money for useless litigation In fighting
conference, at The Hague, and Is A carload of 3-year-old. ttomSSS
recognizea as a European autnomy rrinevme weignea zs,du, an av-iterment of Muipment and for enUrr
on International law of the first erage of 1477, and brought $103.39 ling tha eervloe, Thla la the policy for
...i. lr.o u, I making our city attractive as a field
There Is felt to be great-need of These Oregon-produced cattle are g Je,"utmeweVlth mil, ta"'ak!n7tRlr
haste lest vested Interests in many tremendous facta. They are evl- inTestments, desire to have reasonable
countries should nre-emnt and oc-1 donee of what the state will nermlt orotactlon and aafety.
cupy the new field. to be done. If the man will do hla I P
Theai inter-parllamentary meet- part "They ahow how unfit It Is l';. "V - chaanela of bualnesa. the
mgs nave no power 10 maae treat- mai uregon snouia d aa importer i result of auch a policy need not oe ii
SALXL CHANGE : ? -
X shorter ballot If surely a desirable
Oregon ahould ba a great state for p-
.. . - e, -e v ; , ,
To be a right eapahla, efficient and
gooa mayor ox remand la no easy job,
. " , . . a .
' The commission form of aavernmant
la pretty , surely oomlng , la Portland
Over use' of the referendum and, re
call will tend bring about their re-
Many of tha roees will ba too slow for
ina snow again. Hot weather needed,
Mr, Observer. ...,;! . , .7J
- . r :' aV1;.- vx ."
It la tha tlTTia nf vui fa, flna mm.
dens, but Mary flardan la antraniln at
wMf ina oi year, . ., -
.. e e ; ' K'"
Always something doing; this and
next week are campaign weeks, and than
cornea the Rosa wekv r -. , - .
. .. . a '"v -. ; . '.
Doubtless tha Standard Oil people are
unable to see yet how or why - their
trust la "unreasonable." , ' - , ,
, ' . . : ' :- ' '. '
Tha name of organisations for devel
opment la not very Important; It la what
theydo that la imporunti ' ,, j
Not a great number of people will feel
fery deeply interested in tha quarrele vi
ium (iuiiua reaarve oitioera. ;. V ; .
; OREGON. 6IDLUG1I-J ;i
'"Tha Maccabees will picnic at 'Jeffer
son, June 1.' .
Oervaia Stan Our eulet little town
was Infested by a band of gypstea last
Friday, but our good marshal gave
them tha run early Saturday , morning.
A boo re of Roseburg musicians have
org an tied a band. with. w. 11. Bowden
aa director, and t B. Moore business
manager. Mr. Bowden la a fine clari
netist. ; ' : t.
Ck.rii. Ann. - f.u T- rrr n-.. Waa
resigned his ptorataof the Congrega
tional churoh. He expeota to engage In
evangelical work, hla first work being
at Beaverton. , v
Mora Observer; Making 10.009 brick
of concrete per day la about what 10
How to Male a Clean
:;i City; r.(:;;y JM
men are doing now at tha high school
tha very best quality.
campus In this city, and tha brick are
It Is very good newa. if true, that tha
emperor of German is also for peaoa,
ui Kiuninmcui mama owtr. . -i ,
KOW1 there are aartmlanaa In ' Wvanna
C,J,."2,?J.01 carrying jo or lj people,
whloh wtU add largely to the llat of air
uTi(auD monajiiy, , f .
. e , .
Tha postal eavinaa banks are nrovlna.
aa predicted, a very good thing.- But
how lone ft took to get them.. Tha ar-
v-oi yu.i win cuuin. ickj, Borne cay.
: t , e a. ..
Nearly 100 Ocarreea-tn tha ahada In
muggy old Washington, D. C last week.
No wonder conzresemen want to ad.
lourn. Such weather la enough to make
mum -nt tor treason, stratagem and
Prima Minister Balfour of iDnaland
goea up safely In an-aeroplane; Prima
Minister Monla of Franca la nearly
killed, and .tha minister of war la
killed, while on tha groand, by a falling
aeroplane. Tet the ground, may, aa a
rule, ba aafer than the air. One would
better view flighta from a safe dlatanoa,
Corvallla Oasetta Tlmeal A. N. Har
lan has finished a well for Aaron Enoch
near the- Cooper place, west of town.
At SI feet' so heavy waa the pressure
that tha water rose to within 10 feet
of tha surface. ..v r r
. . 'v. .. , .
Albanv Herald: ' An extra ; aanc 'of
track hands have been at work in the
north end of the yards repairing .the C.
at E. wye and making other Improve
menta. . It Is rumored that two or three
additional sidetracks will soon be laid
in front of the dpot- : .
People living In College Crest addi
tion, Sunset Park, Greenacree- and other
additions, south of Eugene, have organ
ised a - rural telephone company and
have begun tha construction of a line
to oonneot with the city, ayatem. v"
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'Mayor Wallace of Albany, J has ap
pointed a commission or it prominent
t.t From the June Technical World.
Minneapolis Is . blaring a new trail
She has found out that 'no 'city that
wanta to ba a clean city can neglect Us
garbage handling, and aha has 'gone
to work to, sera pace for, the rest of
ua.. The-real beauty" of It." too,, is that
aha has solved tha garbage 'problem
or mor nearly solved It than hsa any
body else, up to date.' She may be
aatd tq stand first In tha list of cities
mi America in tne soiuuon or tna aayj
ttary disposal of - refuse and othf I
towns are : sending delegations 'to In
spect this -garbage system, Winnipeg
haa ala1ir r.m I, '
' Nearly four "year, ago thla campaign
to handle garbage without nuisance
waa started and today It la pronounced
an .unquauned success. No more are
there foul, maggoty garbage oana and
all because a city, ordinance provides
that every housewife, shall drain the
garbage of all moisture and wrap it
in a paper before putting It In the can.
Thla not onlylnurs a clean can but
tha spacea between the paper allow
the air to circulate and keep the gar
bage from f reeling and adhering to
the- an tn -eold treasons. Injother words,
heat, moisture and tha fly fare all eliminated.-
Any kind of paper can be used
hut as a rule there la plenty of wrap
ping paper that comes around packagea
from the grocer and butcher, as well
as old newspapers, that tha housewife
la glad to get rid of. That all thla may
be don properly the board of health
issues a printed card of directions for
the boueewlf and advleee that It ba
hung In her kitchen. .v .
.But this la only aa Important Intro-
cltlaena to cooperate with the . Astoria ductton to tha atory of tha garbage aye
from Albany to Astoria on Willamette 1Wn'n, arb "t0
Dar. Aua-uat 17.
Euaena. Ouard: A number Of enthusi
astic small boys too Impatient to await
tne mucn Delated warm waatner. nave
been swimming In tha river during tha
rast few days, In aplta of the faot that
he 'maximum temperature ; haa . not
reached TO for over a month. ,
- Eugene Register: "Glen O. Powera
killed a large black bear on Tuesday."
ear Clifford Flak, the Blur River suae
driver. "And thla la the third one be
haa killed Inside of a week. ' The Sims
boys have alsn killed four big ones In
tha same length of time." They seem
to be very plentiful thla spring.
les or to Impose International obH- of Nebraska cattle.
uuuiu ui ..io.uii.uuuo. uub uio; I
are highly representative In charte-1 WOODROW WILSON'S OPTIMISM
ter, and can and dp exert much In
fluence, not only on. governments,
but-on, public oplnlon-4he-court tof i
.The use of the aeroplane In war
lustrated. Sufficient to aay that it
will create nothing new, and have the
tendenoy to stifle what there la. If
tha voter la keenly alive to his beat In
terest let him vote 1Z7 X No.
Indorsee George H. Thomas.
Portland. Or.. May 17. -To the Editor
of The Journal: I heartily Indoree tha
candldaer of George H. Thomas for
NB OF THB notable character-
Istlce -of Governor-Woodrow
Wilson is his optimism.
Doubtleaa all who heard his
la defended on the around of Its addresses In Portland were con
nower aa a carrier of death and de-1 vinced that he is politically honest mayor, and urge jny frfenda to support
atrucUon, compelling peace by rea- and tremendously alneere. . lnL Jl? S'TJl iimI- IJVSm
son of Its fear.inspirlng efficacy, as But there is nothing of the dema- "7 , ,, " ubor f0r his
well aa from the enormous damage jgogue about him, and when he says support. I have the firs person to meet
It can Inflict. The same argument as be did in Portland that there is
was barred out when applied to the I in this country a growth of polltl
use of explosive bullet. In war. One cal "wholesomeness," there Is rea
evidence of the progresa ot clvfllza-1 son to believe that he really thinks
tlon, to say nothing of humanity, so; and that he thinks so la calcu
has been to draw In fend diminish Mated to Inspire optimism In those
the field for brutality In war. The who hear or read regarding the fn
Red Cross Is In service in Mexico, ture of Democratic government in
The rights of neutrals to exemp- this country.
tlon from death and damage among Political diseases corruption.
the hazards of war are Increasingly graft, chicanery, bribery, selfish-
protected. Undefended towns, with ness are giving way gradually and
nnder various modes of attack, to
"wholesomeneets" In the body poli
SEVEN FAMOUS FRENCH WOMEN
Madame de Mlramlon.
"Hope, like the gleaming taper's light.
Adorn, and .haarv tha ur.v .
Among tha noble French women, none
baa left a name more Indelibly stamped
upon tha memory for goodness than' did
Madame da Mlramlon. Although reared
a French lady of rank and fortune, and
having paaaed tha whole of her Ufa near
the showy and lloentloua court of Louis
XIV, and In the society of Paris, when
that society was most devoted to pleas
ure, yet she draw Irresistibly to a no
bler Ufa and spent tha greater part of
her . existence Jn. alleviating: human-an-
gulah and founding Institutions whloh
have continued the same beneficent) of
fice ever since. '
Kne waa not only an heiress, but a
beautiful woman. - Losing, her mother
when aha waa only nine years of age
aadaenad ner lire and made her for a
.VU. , V. I .. . 1 ...1 1 . . M t
teen her father died, leaving bar In the
. - - . --f-. ... .-rrtant aa nuiuiuwui Mini woon ViilJ
7J?..aJirZ oht ooncarning her was to sure
of giving ua a good administration.
their nnwarllke populations, are
supposed to be safe from attack, by
It Is to be hoped that the voice
W. H. LESH.
Steers by Gyroscope.
From the New Tork Herald.
Under direction of the Inventor,
Elmer A. Sperry, a gyroseoplo . compass
la to be Installed this week on the tor
pedo boat deatroyer Drayton, at tha New
Tork navy yard, it is expected mat De-
fore tha end of the week the vessel
will be at aea giving the compasa a
thorough and systematic test Mr.
EDerrr la tha leading authority In tha
United Statea on gyroscopes, ana no aaa
mint minv vaara nerfectlna tha new
i nis cannot do ciear to some, compass, which, ir successful, wui ne ox
ventlons due to
but perhaps Governor Wilson sees Incalculable value to mariners and win
of American representatives may be more clearly than . they. One
effectively raised,- at all such con- point to the frauds In Ohio and Illl- c&ss will be under tha direct supervi
ferences .as they shall attend,. In nols, to Lorlmer, andto various ipub- 4on ot tha -Uniud statea bureau of navl-
favor ot ruling out the air as a 1 11c exhibits of political disease, but
field fOP warfare by means of in- that these are public exhibits, and
the genius of will serve as examples and warn
Ings, Is confirmatory of Governor
Wilson's opinion. Political condl
tions have doubtless been worse in
ttiA nnaf. than now. hut never hpfnre
HERE ARE those who attempt were the people so aroused to th,e iiJSSSJSSlai
to fix the blame for hit-h nrim Jit hono-in. a P dh.,m5rln "Pa?wLU
-j i 1. V .uuu.wq vuv... -- pojQ( geograpiuciuiy nurui va uie men-
ua ia larmer. aji aruuie in the better, or making pontics and dian, unaffected by magnetio attraction.
the Technical world for June public service cleaner and purer. If
proves that the farmer Is an lnno- more dirt and slime are visible now
cent bystander. than before, it. Is because the po-
A farmer from New York State Htlcnl cnrlner hn hnn nrlrreri nn
Eave ud fruit ralslne to eo to L, ani rvi tn b n..mna The two gyroscopes to oe placed on
n . ... v r , i"rr.. . . " rrr . . r the wwaen
Katlbn. which haa .'contraoted iwlth Mft
Sperry for tbo lnatalUtlon of hla Inven
tion. After tha Installation of the gyro
seoplo compaaa on tha Drayton two
gyroscopes will be placed on tha torpedo
boat deatroyer Worden for tha purpose
of solving further ideas ox Mr, fcperry
relative to the use or tba instrument.
Mr. Brery'a gyroscopic compasa In-
her a brilliant match and see her dis
tinguished In society.
Among tha young ladles of her time
there waa none more beautiful than
aha and te her charm of face and form
was added tha attraction of broad
estates and fair chateaux, all her own.
She was married, at tba age of sixteen
to M. da Mlramlon, to whim aha took
a fancy, having aeen him for tha first
time at church and observed how at
tentive ha was, to his aged mother. Us
waa rich and of noble rank and eleven
years her senior. v
This harmonious marriage Was rude
ly terminated at tha end of Six months
by tha death of her husband, after an
Illness of a week. When aha emerged
from mourning a widow ahe waa love
lier In face and peraon than ever, and
her fortune had been greatly Increased
by her portion of her husband's. Lovers
again surrounded- her,-hut aha -encour.
aged -none W them. Ona lover, mora
ardent than the rest, resolved to carry
her off In tba ayla of an old-fashioned
He waylaid her carriage, abducted her
but ha found her ao obstinate that she
was at length replaced In her carriage
and set free. Such was tha state of the
law of the seventeenth cntury, and such
the power of tba nobility, that the per
petrators of this outrage eacaped un
punished. From thla Incident to tha and of her
Ufa Madame da Mlramlon thought no
more of lovers. - She economised her
large Income so as to have the largest
possible sum to expend In- works and
Institutions of charity.
lady of Europe wbo aver tried sys
tematically to reclaim tha fallen of her
own sex. She hired a spacious house
In Paris, Into which aha received those
who wished te reform, and . there she
maintained and taught them, and for
auch. aa persisted In leading an honest
life, aha procured places or husbands.
Other , ladles of rank joined bar, and the
king assisted. -
She also founded a dispensary, wbiol
comes . around to collect hla quota ha
rind a clean can. he 1a not faced, with
wet and dripping '.refuse . and in - cold
weather ha - doea not take a nick and
batter the can In order to lift tha froflaj
en material. ., He merely loads the pre
pared garbage into a large steel box.
somewhat resembling bath tub, and
which has ona hundred 'feet capacity.
H haula thla to a central transfer sta
tion, where the tanks are lifted off
I the wagon truck by means of an elec
tric holat and placed upon flat ears
which convey them to the crematory
or disposal plant A train of several
cars aoon reaches tha crematory Just
outside the city, where the boxes are
Ufted from the oars by an electric hoist,
and dumped directly into tha fire. In
other words, from tha time tha garbage
la rolled In paper by tha housewife un
til the aahes are taken from the fire
of the disposal plant there Is no neces
sity for the refuse to be handled by
hand. As tha papas need to wrap the
packagea la aa a rule, waata material,
thla' too la disposed of and the san
itary dondltlon of tha carta and reduc
tion iir bulk of the waata, because
drained, make tha necessity for collec
tion less frequent a saving In money
to tha city. .
Masculine Fashions. .
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Wa often talk of tha tyranny of fash
Ion over womankinds but man la more
the alave of It than she. A woman
adapU..hac wearlng.apparel to. the -aaa-.
sons and tha weather; most man, seem
ingly afraid. of being called unconstant
and tickle, know but one change, from
thick to thin. , They put on clothes that
tha tailor telle them are for winter, and
when they swelter In unendurable heat
they reluctantly lay aside their four-ply
woolen garments for three-ply, which
the tailor aays are for summer. On tha
other side of the world, when. Jt gets
hot. they know enough to put an cool
.nntranHrtni tr alllr
not only supplied thai poor with medUi pongee and linen, but When a man in
clnaa, but Instructed a number of worn-1 thla country haa the aense to wear sucn
en In tha art of preparing them.' and thlnga outside of the seclusion of his
In making of salves and plasters. An own apartments wa call him a freak.
axoaUent Institution founded by Mad- and the little boya run after him along
amo da Mlramlon was an Industrial tha streets. The United Statea is the
aohool for young girls, where they were country for radical experlemnta In leg-
taugnt ail manner or uaarui wings, ana i lsiation, but When it comes to matters
in ail these eatabiisnments tbia weaitny i material our citizenry are ultracon
and reflaed woman labored with her
own hands and head, setting an example
of devotion and skill to all wbo assisted
Madame de Mlramlon ' spent her life
servatl ve. The man display an unac
countable desire to be dressed ail alike,
and to ba uncomfortable at any coat, at
the axpenae of comfort.
The tendency la particularly in evl-
In labors Ilka these, devoting herself I dance in the choice of a head covering,
and all aha possessed to tha mitiga
tion of human woe, reserving literally
nothing for her own enjoyment. It
an who gave that Impulse to
works of charity whloh has rendered
Paris tha city of Europe most abound
ing in organizations for the alleviation
Tomorrow Marie De Rohan..
Apparently some or ua would declare a
close season for straw hats except for
about three weeka in tha middle of the
summer. Ia there any earthly or un
earthly reason why a man should not
wear a straw bat If be like from tha
first of May until the first of October,
taking it off at night, of course, or In
tne presence oz ladles T
The Indicator will point out in lines of
a scale the ship's course ana ner varia
tions from it This development means
abaoluta certainty of apeedy reckonings
to the -mariner.
getting rid of these corrupting ele
ing for the city, children on the ata- ments. . 1
STAfNTOX 19 MANAGED
T'ATJNTON IS A small town, of
less than 6000 people, in VI r
glnla, Ita citizens are progres
sive. ? They have a mayor and
council to themselves, but they were
toot satisfied. -' The Louisville Conr
JerVournal tell, us that some were
Jfor the Initiative and referendum,
ywhlle others advocated , a commis
sion form of government 1 '
Finally, they worked oot a solu
tion for themaelvea. vThey left the
mayor and council alone, but chose
business manager, at a sblary that
ldnot hurt the town but VaUsfled
tlon platform were selling grapes at
2 cents a pound. The wife wanted
to buy, but the ex-farmer said no,
insisting that It would pay better
to buy them after reaching the
He was horrified when he called
for grapes at a New York grocery
and found them worth 40 instead
of 2 cents a pound. Aa a grape
grower he had sold tons at 2 cents.
Why this advance of 2000 per cent
in the short transition from the
country to the city?
He sallied out on an errand of In
quiry. He found potatoes that
brought 85 cents on the .farm selling
to the city man at $1.50, an Increase
of 300 per cent, of which only 80
per cent went for freight and han
dling. Milk for which the farmer got 4
cents the city buyer paid 8 cents
for, an increase of 100 per , cent.
Pork that brought 4 to 6 cents on
the farm sold In the city for 20 to
30 cents, an advance of 600 per
Wood that was worth $3 on the
farm cost the city man $8, which
with 2 for cutting meant an In
crease of 100 per cent. - "
Eggs for which the country price
was 20 to 48 cents a dozen or 3 to
4 cents an egg, brought Jn hotels 30
cents tor two or 16 cents an egg.
Cabbage -that brought the -farmer
2 cents each went to Ihe tjityman
at lO cents, an Increase of 100 er
cent. ' - .;,-;:;,-:;;;,'
Beef that brought $50 to $60 per
steer to thefacmer went-toJlheJcIty
man In the prices paid at a fash-
So It may be safely assumed that
the country is Indeed making pro
gress toward political "wholesome
ness," but It Is to be remembered
that the price of political health.
aa well, as of liberty is' "eternal
are expected to maintain the
stabiUty of the vessel against rolling.
With the aid of . tba gyroscopes Mr.
Sperry wlU also try to roll tha vessel.
so as to learn tha possibilities of free
ing a vassal which li stranded by rock
Long Time Farm Leases. ,
From tha Des Moines Register and
Tha Iowa land owner at Mineola who
lis aivine- his tenants leases that run
LOAN for 10 years la setting ottier lowa land
owners an example mat uey ougnt to
Tha short term farm lease la a ser
ious menace to any Individual farm, be
cause the man who farms it doea not
have interest in the preservation of the
soil or the permanent Improvement of
the bulldlnga on It Ha is on tha ground
for his year or two years to get the
most he can out of It; ha doea not care
what may happen after be la gone, ao
he probably robs the soil and leaves the
farm worth leaa than wnen ne came on
It Such a farm- can be told almost
Invariably by Its unproeperoua appear
ance. Its rickety buildings, Its lack of
cattle and hogs. Its meager Implement
FORWARD STEP of import
ance for the stockmen of Ore
gon has been taken In the re
cent - organization of the new
Portland Cattle Loan company.
The new company haa been start
ed under the strongest financial
auspices for the special purpose of
providing funds on loan to stock
men and farmers on security ot their
herds and flocks. It will open to
them a new source of Income In pro- equipment and general untidiness.
Tiding opportunity for the pur- The short term f-erm lease is a men
chase of "feeders," and their rapid ace to the future agricultural proaperlty
preparation for the market, lines 2J<5SZ
similar In general to those followed shew that many more than a third of
by the farmers of Illinois, Iowa, In- the farms of tha state are occupied by
diana and Nebraska, What a fa
miliar sight it is as one passes
through those states In winter, to
notice, the groups vof 10 or 20 big
steer, round , the corn crlbr putting
on flesh for the .Chicago itnaxket.
.; It Is. Irne that Oregon farmers
cannot ; yet rely on corn as their
stand-by in this work. , But the ele
ments of successful feeding and fat
tening are not confined to corn as
many successful experiment, nave
shown. We look for the agricul
tural -college, -ta-.tnake-tb.is plain-to
our farmers 4n ,th ' near : future,
tenants. Statistics show further that a
majority of these are rented only f or
year or two at a time, and not for long
periods. The .result is that a vaat pro
portion of Iowa's rich lands are not be
ing cultivated with a view to preserving
their fertility, but with a, view of get
ting everything possible out' of, them
without putting anything back, .,
v '. No MorV Romance. '
" From the Pittsburg Post v
"Ob for a drink from the old oaken
bucket!" er claimed the early summer
boarder.; -"Where Is It?" j '. ' .. f ,
, "The old oaken bucket waa Unsani
tary'' replied the farmer, "We have
supplied Individual drinldng-cups - In
stead," . . "
Has Robbery Been Legalized?
From the Rogue River .Courier,
Reasonable restraint of trade may
bav no crime in the ayes and In the
great legal mlnda ef supreme court
juatloeav but tha man In Grants Pass
f lnda It difficult to choose between rot
ten apples. If trade la strangled,- much
or uttle. It la strangled Just tha same,
and why, ona act la '. proper and tba
other a crime la beyond the ken of
the average American citizen. And It
la the average 'American citizen who
made this country what It is and who
has a right to demand that Justice ba
distributed on an equitable basis.
If the footpad robs a pedestrian of
half the contents of hla purse, the foot-
pad. if caught, will' be aent to prison.
Under the ruling of tha supreme court
In i the Standard Oil company case, the
thug should ba given Immunity, as his"
act waa reasonable, In that ha did not
take all the wealth of, the, citizen. .
Tha supreme court ia charged ' with
giving to tha monopolists and reading
into tha statutes the very word swollen
trust nabobs have long sought to get
Incorporated Into tha law. - Their hired j
men in the house and senate have
striven for some yeara to so amend
the Sherman anti-trust law, but have
failed,- as the matter was so glaring
in Its piracy that the remainder of the
statesmen were afraid to lather it
Yet the supreme court gratuitously
reads . It Into the law and, as an Im
mediate result criminal packing" trust
officials in Chicago and elsewhere are
allowed a new hearing on . demurrer,
wherein only last week they were de
feated in an effort to have Indictments
against them quashed, and were told
by the court. that they must coma to
trial,' Now that the supreme court haa
given -all such gilded thieves a chance
to escape Just punishment the pack
ers wera Quick to take advantage, and
the same federal Judge who. last week
told them they, must 'appear for trial,
now, In tha light of the supreme sourt's
Interpretation of "reasonable restraint
of trade," grants them their requests
and will listen to argument of their
attorneys on their demurrer, -M In ether
worden tha lower court- will give them
all possible chance to wriggle . away
from tha whip of Justice, ,
Please do Not Trade Me for Merkle.
(Copywrlght 1911. National .News As-
Tha following ballad bids fair tn be
tha song hit of the season. Tha words
are by Jake Daubert and the music la
by Qroundkeeper Murphy. ' , r--'
The magnate of the Brooklyn team
within tha clubhouse sat
Tha moon was alowly rising In tha
- - - West) ? -
A tall first baseman hurried In, not tak-
- Ing off hla hat -
- And thumped his fists against bis
- manly breast ....
"What means this hurried visit? genial
- Charley Ebbats asked: - r"ii
"1 can alva you no advance todav.f
Jake Daubert only sighed, then raised
nis neaa in nride
And unto Magnate Ebbeta ha did say:
"Please do not trade ma for Merkle;
Please do not send me away.
A star I am reckoned, I always touched
Right here la the dace I should nlav.
I'll piay ior you nonest and zaitnxui.
V. - -I--"
gtrls as ln-
. University Facility Commended.
Fron tha Spokeaman-Revlew.
Two young men studying at the
veraity or Oregon disguised
and took part In a frollo that waa
tended only for girls. The faculty sus
pended the bnys, - and sympathisers
with them assert that the punishment
waa too great for tha offense.
The sympathy is misplaced. The fee
ulty has the right view of the misde
meanor, and ought to have imposed tha
sharp punishment that it saw fit to in
flict , . ' . .- - . .
The performance, on the face ef It,
was In poor taste, to say tha least The
affair was Intended only X origins, and
no- man with the Instincts of a gentle
man would have tbiaght for a moment
of obtruding his presence Into it -.
Between tha lines, however, of tha
story told can be read tha suggestion
of a story untold. Tha young men and
those unwomanly girls who helped them
and knew "of their presence have- hurt
their own reputation and that of the
p jVU IIUUCPH RUU ASM 1M Mil 1 .
ka a fiend I will field and will bat; j university. ; Though the prank Is said to
nave been a navnuess ene, tne partici
pants have exposed their characters to
scandal. ', v '-: -pw-;--
The fair fame of a coeducational col
lege can not ba too Jealously preserved
from suspicion even.- The action of the
faculty of the University of Oregon is
strong and wise. It ia . In the direction
! of preventing even the seeming of evil.
But please do not trade ma for Merkle,
xou am t got no rtgnt to ao mat."
Aa i magnate of tha " Brooklyn 1 team
u( stopped counting up the gate.
Two teardrops came into hla kind blue
-eyes:' . " .
He quickly swept the money from the
i- - contribution plate,- , ..-. X
Then gazed at hla first baseman with
surprise. ,!''..-. wy,r',i.:'' ':' .
"Why, dear old boy' ha murmured, "you
.- can never leave thla team; ,
Z wouldn't trade you -not for John
. McOrawl'1. :- , -. ,; . v -"Oh,
thank you, Charley" Daubert said,
- "now I ean aleep- in peaoe; -.,
"I'm sorry now I sang that chorus
- raw: . :. .
' . CHORUS --..- '
"Please do no trade me for Merkle,".to.
, 'He Wanted Something Tender. "..
. ? '., From the Mlnneapolla Journal ;
At Battle Lake a young man of mild
and embarrassed manner proposed to the
most - broad gauged, ' determined and
commanding woman in tna place ana
was Snapped up. Husband made two
amall hursts of speed for Independence,
lie found his rightful place inside of
ten forceful xainutea. All the neighbor-
(Contributed te Tba Joarnal by Walt Mason,
tba famon Kanaaa piieti Bit proae-poeina ara a
reruUr featura' of tbls aolooa la The Dill
Journal). ..-V't.;-';- v, V rv;
"Oh.. it sort or seems to me, as t faoe"
eternity, and consider how much work
I have in view, that tha biggest earthl I
crime is ' this thing of killing timel
wnica bo niunj' mie f euows seem u ao,
I ms evermore in haste; I have not an
hour to waste; I've a million thlnga to
do before I die; and tha minutes as
they flea are as. precious unto me as
tha diamonds that an actress wants to
buy,, ; Now he comes, twlth nerve sub
lime, ' soma - tired .bore who's killing
time,' and -he" baa grist of stories, ha
Having His Own Way, ; ' . ,
v. .From an -Exchange, , !-s
The cook aays she Is going to leave."
said Mrs. Cross lots, mournfully.' ,,,
-"Are you sure she s fn earnestf re
sponded her husband. : ( -
Tea." - -v
'Nothing will change her mlndr .
' "Nothing." t . 1
"""All righfTheh lirgo doVn to Uia
kitchen an4-c3acharga her," .
wife's control and . wondered how ahe would telUby my. writing desk he stops,
did It - 'r-i
One night recently his wife gave' him
15 oanta and told him to get some meat,
and her parting Injunction was:
- .'Dont you rooms home - with meat
that Isn't tender or you'll hear J from
me." ;J-.:::."-r-Vv- i(:l?f: -ir-'Vv i r
The Voung . man : ordered a place of
ateak, -,"-.-1 r
-la that ateak tender he asked. '
; ''Tender!'?, replied the butcher. 'Why
that's as tender as a. woman's heart!"
Thepale young man. shuddered, looked
arouna tnasnop ana said: . -. -
-"I'll take some sausage meat" '
- - , . :
and he gurgles ; and he yawns. . tlU I
take an ax and kill him, with a yell.
People partial to this crime of annihil
ating time might .be pardoned If they'd
only , kill their ownj but ,they . murder
yours and mine kill Cur moments- as
they shine, butcher -minutes which are
rightly ours . alone. . Which fa why 1
say In rhyme that the - men who kill
our time, should be banished to an
Island In the,, aaa, -where, among the
leafy bow'rs they can kill a string of
hours and not have a chance to. bother
you and m. r , "
Cofiyribt 181. by A' jfff
fiwtrse Matuie kdima. IXlQJJL MatViM