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THE OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL. PORTLAND. SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 18, 1911.
, By Ferdinand C. Inglehart Ood has 'lmpusd on "us la1 very Sfa-
1 ' ' Oopyrlg ht lilt, by C Mar. tlon tn life. Thera Ik nothing worth
THE young man at th clot of the that can ba had without It As
day look, out over a city with It te kaowledg.- It can 0 -non ba ,
i. 1. u,rw planted in th human .mind without
X voloa. ara invltinc him to sntr Ubr th'n r,,,a of wht Bro-
IS "luSlfrt h. of inatry '"- without th. previous m of th.
aW ...fulness he haTaisrsgarded. nl J M if.-SJ-lSiS
la laf inn with tha rarrata of a " Wind ara docile, and knowledge
waited day - . "'Uy laid up; but If wa neglect pur
He bss not about him the gamblar-. .VJJl .
...chips' aor beer mug nor champagne ft'"'," "m '...o,
bottle nor companion tempting mm to 7
octal danger. Indicating that b I "l ,mh' u' . ot thI toB
faat young man. wha not only, waate e of labor la .'"
y but' murder time there I only .the r?"" """, ,::
. noming young ie.iww.wnw w; n nut ...... .v..
. work, " H. I ha type of a Urge class . . h fA'tVES t& TmSS-C
r 1. ... knA .mm alaed, b"t It 1 evident that the Injuno-
who ire' a dtaappolotment to their ?d;yS-r,irira Ju
friend and a curae to their fellow.. ,, i"tii? r. ?-
, Nature ha po room for an ,. " l iHh.t fS!! ?h. ' ii.L?J!5'
Y The flower, the grain atathg and th tol "J" T".
. ....., 7 nf or cnaractar or the exiatenc of civil i ,
. t?.AArer,i"? 'mmv 12 atlon poaaible at all- A living without i
Among the loweet form of plant life T"" th!TSllid ' 5
' h iv.muivu would nave been a eaay to nave XUlea '
r'bA,!Ltih-at th!m"!l!!! the cup. of chaff with ft flour a
m oiner oriinum inu nil u; "",. n- ...
. toil. The Idlery are the paraaltea of ao- ."rJ'V tk; m .7Jk. a.
. a ii. i. of bread n the - corn stalk a
' th aea to bve an Independent Ufa It
and l per cent la hard work." ' When Iaddera have climbed ta the top of very without any domaetla reaprfnaiblitty and
om one remarked to him that genlue tall a pi re. ,. . 'J , th j,, without any ayetmatle em
la Ine&lration, he ald: The Inaplra- There, are children of poverty wha ployment It ' la not true that 'all
tlon of genlua 1 peraplratlon." ara laay and' deelbeat their i way .,,,h v" v.m hiM-
The aaawer waa not a correct defl- through life. - There- ara fewhllla aver-. -Hhy . koroaa have Indolent ehlMren.
tloa of genlua for he evidently placed looking clUe In the country under ' Bom ot tB mo"t 'vtl "adn.l Hu.
too low an aatimate upon the - value whose tree there are not tramp loung- banda and wlvea, knowing the Value of
of native endowment, and yet It em- Ing. looking out over a waa ted day. labor, aee ta It that the temptation
phaatied hla eatlmate of th necesatty One of the disgraceful phaae of our of Idlenra with th rich ara (vvercom
of application for auecea In any Ufa national life 1 the immenae array of ,a ,nat Bon, ,n(j aanghtera ra
a.Ab 11a k4 mam am a Aataai aval a Ka4 aa k Wakll n Kaknlr , aaa4 ie k .
w vi av iif Ha4 Hvaj aiiamag nv yvw vu fatamiiiM iiwiwuiia wau ainu avi bit
of genlua hlmaelf. but It waa unquee. through th country begging a living ,virr AMhiM'of no
tlonably hi enormoue amount of la- out of the sweat of somebody alee' faoe.
bor ' which made hla genius fruitful, working sver ao much harder to avoid
By his own admission he haa spent an work than they would tn eeeure a living
aversgs of 1 hours a day at hard work by protr mthoda There Is need of
'for It years In succession.
Hereditary traits have much
Industrial reforma that will leaaen the
do number cf this army of tramps and
It would have been a easy to
IMWI IU an mururnu.iu aits. t m-M tt,t-A l
,fc. ZM-m ir i l ii. a tinyi nav woven , our clothing and. nttea it
flghta the wave, but If grow tired of. . ,. ..I ,n m.
th ox or th bear, There
' --.i m-i.- robes for
so convenient. It takes up free board, JiV-,"", .h- TSu1
.i.v. i.. .wti.- Xmm i.bi ,h. aach year to support th race without
Z"...-" . . - - - -- --- work.
n na la xne rcaunr
and feeds on Its
There I enough grain . that I spoil
ed In the field, there ara enough blok-
ns,W U. tall off.:
th mouth is lost and tha creature be- I, .ST , " Th ' . " w tJi
cornea a mra sack-on of tbs lowest-5L. J? J0.'!
forma of animal, Ufa cursed by nature 7kA,,i . r.r.T; - -orV V
for trying to live by Ita wiu in.t.ad of thihuwJL ."..SJh. ' W
h..,ir rh. hiini.. 1. 4k. Thn 11 enough waats fores In ths
winds, th rivers and tha tides of the
aea to run all the mills of this
with comparatlvery' MtUs toll.
by Work. The indolent in lbs Industrial
.' world are like this trifling creature In
,', tha realm of arlanra. ! ". -
t k... kV wun comparauvery mue toil. .
v fJT1 fJ rd.f52 i!?Z1!liuL,2i - Providence oould have eupported
," ll.T- .J f" ; without' wprk with the element
morning the robin, "a. real-poetr slnga . L.'.-Ar..r?w!. AJi
Vl. g ak.JI kr.kai - n -.. loss " IUI11IIUII W IUV tTaM m ,
v lL-ZLlhViJ2t?L-' r,c of Wlerm-this i.w of
V-i atrair?!' of IrSTi. ? tDr neceasary toll, man's "anergic ambl-
1? fTw 'b0' " nPa their time rwho go :
t.4rfhlJ- iyfim to forefront in all of tha railing..
Th duok th sportsman shot waa fed
hi?.! fi 2 4,1 Inherited fortune, but they ara the
hard -and fly a long -distance -to get ,.nfl. ...i.i
exception and dkservs especial credit, ,
for - most of those who .bava achieved 4
auocess In life bava been the children
of poverty who were compelled to work.
Nature and tha lower tribes eharae- There is scarcely a city, village or
the Idler, who wastes th day.. "' '.community in ths country whose fore-'.
t-Ticarmue has written truly In nis most . business and professional men .
The Idler Shamed.
Planet V I AUl 1' MvW J I Z Tf'i ZSW&Z? S r'
..-vr .ixu - i j"fln. w iu i ni ill - -vxfl ijr.f,:'. -tr '
set to some systematto employm(
v." i . "t ' ;
Drawing By Homer Davenport.
Copyright, 1111, By C 3. Mar.
bar of ths wealthiest families In Amer-
Ira are taught ths srts of every depart
ment of housekeeping just aa careful.-'
ly as era- the daughters f poverty.-
American life In palace or cottage has -produced
no batter sssmpls of tireless
Industry for other than Mis Helen '
Gould, the millionaire daughter of .the
millionaire, whoee hand of gold la ever
opening In anawer to the, touch of a
heart of love." - - . ......... .-.v,.,.... 4
Some of the sons of the multlmlMlo
aire, ar Ideals of Industry, crsdlt to
their home trslnlng and a prophesy of
large activity and uaefulnss ta thslr
generations, . John D. Rockefeller) Jr., '
J. Merpont Morgan, Jr. Young Harrl- '
man. George Oould. Cornellua Vanderbllt .'
and other that could b mentioned have
arisen anov the handicap of a wealthy ,
environment snd have beoome notable
esamples of Industry, s ; l
Ths sad thing la that Indolence lead
to vice. If Mr. Davenport were to draw -a
picture of the young man two or three .
yeara hence he would likely have ta
place about him the gambler's tool, tha
flask, the evil associates, th midnight
dinner, and not very far away the
wreck and tha coflfn. It la not recorded '
that Harry Thaw ever did a day'e work. ."
He bad wealth and luxury, and natarally
fell Into the dissipations to whtcb scb ,'
idleness 'would lead. Though ecaroely ,
beginning life, he waated every day and -celebrated
the wreckage of a promising
msnhood with a pistol shot and a tr.g-
The relation of Indolence to vie
graphically illustrated In the choir
Hercules, the original of which wes
been lost, but ths substance of which
has been preserved by Xenophon la )ils
Memorabilia of Socrates. Hercule was
hesltstlng by what path be should enter ,"
life, and two maiden approached Mm. ,
One offered to lead him Into happiness :
without labor of body or mind. Ths '
other said: 'Ths gods would not allow
anything of value without labor of body "
and mind." She said: There la bo son- '
orable deed, human or divine, that Is
done without my sanction. My friends
have the rlohest food and sweetest sleep,
and when the destined end of life shall
com they wilf not It down la oblivion, '.
but, celebrated In song of praise, tbsy v
shall flourish forever la the memory of
mankind. By such a course of conduct
Hercules, son of noble parentage, you
claic works, Tht gotfa for labor ell har not worked their way up from
us all aood thlnaa." Tha lata Praal- th bottom of th laddar to tha too.
Amr T)n4m1n UurwiaAn mmlA kl Ana MdaaIm In Iks fnal glsakss I. ka, .. s . a ' ...si lek .. . .as-las, sa trak. MiaaaaM. av ra 11 Asafru. 1 4la-anasi laa f ha .. In A akaem lnlna Iks hsslswK m eswklli at HaWali 1.as4 a1 a. 1 ak At..an..al la Man.
uwMjsa.assaa a a. avuw ssajaaM atatw sv , mimvwiii m a vi uiaut ail su sv vaasl yv viu ia LVigf ' wejga aisEfavs ajaas ' tuv ihwsm' . sbm ssi ass a-vuw tui uivi sasvssB i i - i n uvtci itiiisiiif mid u n iiivm wviiai arr a w w w viiavtllivill aa vv"- . . . . . . .
of th greatest' inspirations h had vat. General and , Senator Sherman, gar boy, Edison, the, peanut vender on dl that .no amount of lnduatry can peraon can riea in thie world. Wings pelting those who are able bodied to mBT secure wtswi "" ,T , '
when a young man he derived from poor orphans, Garfield on the tow-path, tha train, and a multitude of other equalise. But most of the spaces that are Important thlnga, a well aa lad- .-.. tn. different fields of toil. 1 ?ly i'... e" m?" . .Ii"!.
rssdlng this letter which Blr Walter McKinley, th clerk In tb potoffit. ara all symbol of th. IndomlUbl In- indicate llfe'a inequalltie can be cloaed ders. In getting above the herd, but It Th. I.f..-.a ,h. tn p'th cf Wlne.ia nauntsd ky.vtc.
Scott wrote to hla ion .it achoolr "I Vanderbllt on bla truck farm, Gould duatry which necessity beget. ,. up by hard work. Mr. Edlaon waa once take an Immanae amount of energy , ,.. f . J I J.iTk that of virtu I on of toiu . f
cannot too much Impr upon , your with bis wheelbarrow In the moun-. We do not forget that native ability aaked to give a definition of genlua to work the wings.. Men of ordinary 10 areomeiy, well dressed son or wesun It rau.t be remembered that in nstry
mind that labor la the condition which tains. Rockefeller with hi ho In ,tha baa much to do with guccM That there arid anawered: "Two per cent la genlua ability by working hard enough on the n5 culture. The air of tha palace la Is only on of the essential or aaccsss
ii i i . i. , . ... i . so onen arowsy 10 ins anergic, m in in in. y, ' i 1;
. ,A . ,A t . . . . . , children. Sometimes the pride of the There must also ba honor. v - v j ,-.
Oi.ll wnrlr anil A,rt Win In tn hmi Art mnthM iaa An rim K. rA worlr ' . . . ... l.!L. '
,.w ,, ' : ' " ' .V" . " " motner. or the inainerenc or tne pre- nowenr pwi mt inamuf u,, ir
- . get mors wsalth. Sell
most of your many year too long already On :u(i1 .. father leave th children coloa! th uceee. If ther be th
at and recreate tract of land we keep for your and her ".TIT,,. n. i Tk. .nt r int.arit tha it.v win ha waafed.
land. You and mother rest and recreate tract of land we keep for your and her . rIT - .,,t.m.ii0 emDloyment Ther want of Integrity th day wUl b wasted.
tn rest or your live, oet joe or nom a new moaern nouss, to cost ouo k.. . i. ,i .h... k. rmMm iiwfuatrv and honor there nmi
a special care laslness and arreminacy Da oenevoiencc
Susy's husband to com and run th or more, must be built, and It must oe
place. Break your shackles and spend wsll If plainly furnished. Tou've lived
the end of your life In the sunshine.'
Uncle Eph. lay awake long that night,
though he suffered no pain, and did
much thinking. Next morning he sstd:
"Mother, I wish Joe would com horns"
"I have sent for him," she said; "ha'll
in this old shack how - long 48 yeara.
Well. H a got to go. Tou are to pay
me 1100 a month for my services ss
manager of your farm and business. I
can earn It
'711 squander none of your money.
IW-The ConTer.ion of a FogtlL their labor at low wag... required of the cost when Dr. Whitley was sent r!"- - "! i"J!J.0.,.l..T imp.r,0,Tft5
Bassku a vai , m vut at va ww mr hv is v v ay sa vvnui af a Vi vv j V I f lVVV
policeman in th city. Me had been within the next year. Lota of people
rather a wll4 young man for awhile want to buy auch land at from 1200 to
..-.. ,r . ,, .... them to work long hours, and frowned for. "I suppose there's no use In glv-
iV. wki.i. V- 1 ' If they had good appetite for tha none Ing you any advice." aald th dootor,
T';" i..:." "".."-too liberal fare et before them. The ruquly, .after an examination, "but
tratlon. Whitley la pretty
but kindly at heart, acquainted with
everybody for miles around, eeldem
giving offenae by gruff talk that would
body else still vivacious and super
ficially pugnacloua at , 70. Cut the doc
tor's story waa too discursive for tha
compass of this sketch, so I will re
late only th substance, of It -
V.kMl. Vaiivklt waa ' .n. m .f M.nv
a man In OregonTnd elseber., J?"1 " 'i
Was, though he 1 still alive, foe late
in life h became a different sort
of man from what he had been, which
make him a peraon of Interest He
came to Oregon when a youth, and ac
quired In a few yeara a tract of land,
to get away from the sordid, gloomy It ought to do you good. If I believed
. ... i tw .nA.i.i ...... .i.i..
ivaiiw . Vll wn um rvuni j Vll vine. I'.b. Vi" vv ..v.vh. v. u,..mv y.v.i- f , v, . - - C.4.... - ..lkl.
t art .. vfMi np.rdn m a v - : - . . r .
.ii h.I ' niarriage they- had. one by one. glad stroke la lust what you dessrve, and
read about but Is seldom seen any
Mother, mora aged than her years, was providence had become so disgusted
expected to do all the housework, un- with you that she had given you a
... . i . . - w.mI.m mm a. a .v..'ii ...... .
! VL?Tt-i'.),.!!rbjr.,li: unfortunate female was willing to help good! deal harder next time, and that
for her keep and a pittance beside, before long, end then a little later, a
A III suit of Sunday clothea would knock-out awlpe, unless you entirely
last Eph. ten or twelve yeara change your way, thoroughly reform,
H was constantly worrying In fear sTst soundly converted, as you sancti-
that the prices of wheat he had to aell monioue professors' say. and act Ilka
tn a aen.ioia, nuoiuuig, ncn oia man in-
after quitting the farm, swearing he $400 an , acre, and you have no real
would never go back, but had steadied use for it This fall I'll marry Mildred
down, and was a fine specimen or stai- Owens, a neighbor glrL who Is now
wart young manhood. His father had grown up, and I'll become a farmer my-
are likely to coma to body and mind. However tireless ths Industry or ln-
The mother has a colony of servsnts corruptible the Integrity, if ther be
to do her work and wait on themselves, coldheartedness and selfishness th day
Tha father tolls at hie business harder will be wasted.
than any man whom he employs, then If there be Industry, honesty and lovs
the children are hampered and petted there will be the picture of a well spent
and spoiled with laslness. Tha girls day of a successful life. . ; -
When Morgan Was Made a Middle
Age Gourmet Continued From tne First Page
But this fourteenth century banquet tie change In the modern manner -of
of Slgnor Volpl's to Mr. Morgan -disre- esting, although fork had already been
garded moat of those old restrictions. Introduced in to. Italy when the palace
On the genuine plate of the period, set of Davansatl waa erected. There were,
stroke" and he and his only son had a girl, for shs Isn't crasy to chsnge tha
long talk. country for town, and ahe isn't a bit lm-
an?, sa -mm w .ati f . as i .... . t . . . ..... VSIs Ul
no. .am job. imauy, i u mivw uv pre.aea wun my jod ana us unirorm. ... - ., .v. n aw..,..!. .
CCtobbTab.Iorut0.nbo!.r. Jnr bcT htnhmeC2n1U,0M n Wh,Ch K IhetJongindVTshlng vnd's the VvSi which bxlbm
tain conditions. 1 m to be absolute boss 111 come bsck home.' appeared in all their lmpresslva sis nera of that generation pretty close to
Li J?nteouv mo-t of t lto b! A T,.n.fn.rfM Wi, .' "a rich odorouane.a thos w, practlc now. ;Italy .had al-
fM ?2 SS-tT if.. Mean ' . "f"1'!0"11"011 Worked Tne beef of ,f Aqujieia, , th veal of, ready taken the lead in refraining from
m. I am Thav. aU the h"p I need tTncle Eph pondered deeply for two Chloggla, the axqulaite pork of rriull. many of th de habit, which then, a
on the fwm and will pay rood wages &W vr th jibe of th doctor and the lueclou saussges of Bolbgne. fur- now. typify the crass barbarian," f--
r Jii nnii isMd i-f n the curt ultimatum of his only son. nlshed such a feast as a wealthy Flor- Mr. Morgan and tha other guests,
buy would go up. -Non of his land steaa or oemg tne miseny siave you va Bpring tor a new barn and other lm- "d then sent lor Jo, and accepted enune noDieman. owner vi w i very proprijr ' ',ul u,l'
t h keot . tur.pw yeara. uuioiwhj, i can i nrovements. There must be helo In the rms. Ana intu ne was a man t.u. u ......... ... ..........
held mortgage He fairly , groaned
when he paid his taxes, though his
property was assessed at less than one-
then very cheap, within -eight miles t.i'"'"
n j n- .ki. k. aaa nre was in getting more land or money
.vmiM h. .!!' not ha-r hn
keen eye on othar tracts on which ha oo anyinuig ior you, nor voa won v.
eiiner. iou v goi a wnoie 101 io ac
count for: Eph honest man and good
citlsen though you think yourself.
You'v not only been ruled by sordid
Portland. To this he gradually added
adjoining tracts, until he had 800
acres, of which ha could till but a
small portion, and that was usually
not very well tilled, though he worked
hard -and Incessantly, from daylight till
greed all yourlife, and it has become
a dlsgustlngalsease in you, but you
have made a slave of your good, old
"For 40 years she has been carrying
load heavy enough for two , or three
uch little women. ' Tou have deprived
her of ' almost all life's pleasure snd
to loan, yet with Us acquisition, he
became unhappler because it waa not
His wife , was naturally of quite a
different type, and in a different en-
"8". i i : . , , , ,
J ..... km, ..... kl. ...k...... - v w ava, M IMT, UlVal ..af.I.l, .W-
" """"""' .i.m. m.A i n. .kin.. .nA nor oi aimosi an Hie s
increased., and the mora he gained tha 1,." " "Zl .tT 'h. IV, ,y.rt. Mlnf(lrtl fBr mor than a generation,
more" he wanted, the more miserly he fh.M,nb.upt , VZXSlnt LlX your own children don't lov you
became; ay, the poorer In mind and "nTMs.L na won t mourn for you at heart when
heart and aoul h was. His type i Rnd infrequent complaints and protests. ; PrOTMenc, gtvtM th(S tnIra . ,,t rap,
common 1 country and city, Tliw Ttimln Tnn Thia one stroke won't kill you, no; you
The late Russell Sage was a consple- 4W iunun roul , . will recover from It probably, and live
uous example of the city type. Vaughn About sight years ago Uncle Eph many years yet. if you face right about
in his' narrow and humble, sphere was then- 67 years Old, was surprised and change yourself thoroughly. Prob-
llke Sage. ' The wealthier he- grew tha and scared, when one unusually ably you can't; inen other will ooa
more he begrudged every expenditure, hot day he suffered a stroke of par- have your precious property, and you'll
He could seldom keep hired men mora alysis. H was so astonished and fright- be in purgatory. L guess, reflecting
than a few days., because he wanted an ed that he made no protest because, what a fool you were up here on earth.'
4 . - - ' " " ' ' ' ' '
The Harbor of Love"
PAGE, JUNE 25
of strong chsracter Is shown by the
transformation of his Ufa that he ef
fected. H lives now on a beautiful
10 acre tract, that yields far more
than enough to support him and bis
wife, who seems younger than she did
eight years ago. Ha works some, but
lightly, for he la afraid of Doctor Whit
ley and his scsrifying tongue. He has
a cottage at the beach, another result
of Joe's masterfulness. On tha 800
acres that he owned eight yeara ago
live aoms 80 thrifty and progreastvs
families, his own children among them,
and all their 160 people have profound
respect for Uncle Eph. Many love him
now, where none d!3 before. And he Is
infinitely richer and realises it.
provided to go with tbs game, ths time by the, worthy -friar-of ..Milan,
trussed fowls rossted on the spits of Vonveslno da Rlva, 1n his notable "ra
the Immense kitchen, the wine that ble of Etiquette." alt hough. .th very
had been handed down, precious se- first of them may have been forgotten "
crets of the cellar, from the days when for the few hours th marvel wa being
ancient Roma wrested from Greece the enjoyed. That is the one wher Friar
supremacy of vineyard and copious
Elegant little baskets, woven of solid
silver and of gold, stood like hospitable
sentinels along the length of the board,
filled with rare and alluring sweet
meats, as freshly prepared in these
same kitchens aa had been the pullets,
all browned and crackling from the la
bors of the sweating turnspits.
From ths air outside there emanated
Bonveslno says: "Thou shalt remem
ber the poor when thou slttest at ta
ble." ' But the rest of his admonitions,
which were very urgently necessary for
msny Of the guests who first drw
chairs and benches to the Davansatl -board,
were strictly adhered to., even
the desirable toothpicks being omitted.
It was rather more a feast of tha eye
than a riot of the palate to which Mr. '
Morgan eat down amid the candle light
and torches of the Davansatl palace. .
But it afforded an experience unique
a delicious fragrance or exotic plants,
"Now why." asked the doctor, after and the windows carried- boxes of flow.
he had told this yarn, "can't other old era and quaint cages of singing birds, in th adventures of a mart whose whole
fossils get converted as Uncle Eph dldT memories of which hava fascinated the avocation for years has been to try to
I'll tell you," he added, "they need a heroines of all the novel where a he- realise, In the very last shade of sen-
stroke of paralysis." rolne has a romantic window to lean aatlon, how the other half th . half
"And then a doctor like you perhaps," out of and a gentle warbler to feed. that Is so long dead and gone used to
I suggested. The table service called for some lit- live. , '.. i.
EVENTS OF CURRENT INTEREST AS TREATED IN PICTURE BY THE CARTOONISTS
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,1: tfMS' y 'THE MAN VTtfKJUT'A C()Ut$TRY. v ' f C0NGKSS"TIMl TO TAKi 'EM OFF I YOU DOH'T KtD SO MUCH i
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