The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, July 01, 1912, Page 8, Image 8

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' An" unjust acquisition ,lK
a barbed arrow,- which most bo
drawn backward with horrible
anguish. Or else will be your
; destruction. Jeremy Taylor -
this 'artist's story tells this war
brought down in detail to the lives
of Individual sufferers with ' the
homes of the nation filled, mean
while .with , the -agony of , suspense,
if notof actual bereavement. V
. It ls nearly true that' the history
of tne world is told in Its "Fifteen
decisive battles' -each onev a Get
tysburg, ehdlngthus.- v,"Tbe noise
died 'away.. Tie winds came creep
ing back front the west, and gently
lifting the coverlet r of -smoke, .re
vealed a Btrange sight. The fields
were all carpeted, a beautiful car
pet,;, a costly carpet. - The
figures were horses and men . all
matted-andwov.ea together wi th
skelns of scarlet thread." ... .
What Issues- are- of- sufficient
weight,-that the settlement-shall be
paid for,5 not only in the pauperiza
tion of the nations, but in blood and
lives of myriads of men? A' terrible
responsibility Is his who lays but a
finger in the path of honest effort
to lessen the risk of. wa.".
ESPECTINQ the accusation
. of. his alliance with reaction
aries In his fight for the presi
dency, Speaker. Clark demands
"proof or retraction." v
" ''It': common knowledge that in
the recent presidential primaries,
'Speaker Clark's managers were in
cooperation with the managers of re
actionary candidates. ..;..
It Is of record that in the conven
tion.. Speaker Clark's strength went
to the election as temporary chair
man, of a Thomas P. Ryan lawyer,
over William" J. Bryan, the leading
. progressive of the age.
r . It Is public knowledge that when
asked by Ms managers whether; to
support Boss Murphy's man Parker,
. or Mr. Bnran. for temporary chair
man. Speaker- Clark refused to de
clare for the progressive as against
' tha reactionary. , ., .
But stronger than all these con-
!rtncing facts are other evidences.
The speaker's candidacy Is sup
ported by Bo"" Sullivan, a reaction
try, and his Illinois delegation.
Ha .Is supported "by Boss Outfy
the reactionary Pennsylvania boss
Ha Is supported by Delegate Fred
,V. Holman of Oregon, a well known
" He Is supported by August Bel-K
. mont, a reactionary. ' - -
He is supported by Boss Murphy,
' leader of Tammany, -and the most
powerful figure of reaction in the
. convention.
- -. Reactionaries know their kind.
a HOPEFUL Indication that the
A Ulster men are beginning to
AA see light is in the admission
. . Just made ? by one of their
hardest fighters that if they are to
have a Home Rule parliament they
may as well have as. able and power
f ul an institution as they can get
This is the exact counter to the varl
ous amendments' theyr and their al-j
lies of the Conservative opposition
have placed on the order book, for
argument,-the object of which is to
weaken, to deface, to disable the
covernment bill to make it so rldi
onlou'a'that its -authors may, for
very abame. abandon it.
TIils-jjioTe-aenslble -policy would
serve to .drjve apart the two const!
tuents ot the opposition. The Ulster
ltes' would Btrlve to pass theJljjJPX
out of every four bovs of IS to 18
with pipes: or tlgarette'. ta their
mouths, it Is a comforting thought
that there is effort at the state .capi
tal to emphasize -the. work of the
state reform schools
,The trouble at Baltimore is that
there, are too. many hand .'picked
HREE Portland, youths are in stampede proo&delegates. They dp
Jail for an -attempt at-. highJQt represent the true sentiment of
their party., . ... ; '
HOUGH importuned to do'eor
Governor Woodrow Wilson re
fused, to go to Baltimore in
theinterest of his candidacy..
With becdming dignity, he remained
at Trenton, leaving to. the Balti
more delegates the issue of wheth
er or ndt he is. to' fce called aa the
standard bearer of. his party.
Against him Ii the convention is
Thomas F. Ryaw It was Governor
Wilson b refusal to" permit itenry
WattersonTand Colonel Harvey to
solicit campaign contributions from
Thomas F. Ryan' that caused . the
break with .the. Kentucky colonel,
then a supporter of "Governor Wilson,
new a manager for Speaker Clark.
Both incidents are splendid proofs
that -Governor Wilson is of presi
dential mold, In refusing Ryan
money," he refused to put himself
under obligations to Wall street. In
refusing to go to SBaltimbre, he dis
played an exalted conception of what
the presidency ought? to be.
" Governor Wilson may fall
nomination. . What does a stupid
Tammany boss with 90 Wax figure
delegates at his back know abott the
presidency or care about who or
what is fit?
way "robbery on the Powell
,,. , . Valley road. ..-'A shot fired by
one of them at the occupants of an
auto Increases the gravity of their
offense, 'I
...!. But why did Bociety permit this
trj to be at largeeach with a big
revolver in. his hip pocket? . r
A cocked revolver is a highway
man's only working tool. If , society
provides adventuroas : and Improp
erly trained boys wittf ' a - robbeT's
tools, what . else is to be expected
but robbery? .. '"-: ''. J".
But for the revolvers, this, holdup
would not ' hae been ttemjted.
Three boys or three men would not
try to stop -a passing auto with a
club. NF" would they; depend on
knives, or swords or spears to Stop
a swiftly passlDg ' machine, Itself
more daagetouS to- life and limb
than "fay othfer "robbers' tool ex-,
cept a pistol. :T7- '
It, is only the -revolver on Which
bell will be deplored by many circles
in'Portland as untimely. - She was a
woman of .'high purpose and exalted
Ide&lS whose life left an ineffaceable
impress for good upon those' anjopV
whom aha. moved. ' :;:Jf
IS the Baltimore couvehtion .to be
a bugle.' bote of victory, or a sum
mons, for pall bearers? V
Litters From tKe People -
Articles and questions for this page
should be written on only one aid of
th paper and be accompanied, by the
writer's name. Tbe me will not b
published.' but , is desired as an. indi
cation ot good faith. . ,
. The Socialists' View. :
Portland. Or.. June 10 To the Editor
of T Journal Many et - the stands
taken by Socialists on current political
and economic questions ara misunder
stood by those outstdethe movement
This is largely due to imperfect knowl
edge of Socialism; either .; through
laak of studying the matter or through
consulting the works of unfair or in
competent critics. Perhaps no question
is more puwiing to such people than the
SoclallsT attitude toward competition
and monopoly. 'j
Socialists do not believe that when
a rew people or a community wish 1a
accomplish a purpose that the .. best
method is to struggle ana hinder one
anotner. They believe in cooperation
But they do not be
the cowardly hold up men can rely
It makes them brave, because they
car. keep out Of harm's Way while
reducing their victims to submission, wherever possible.
All wa have to do to multiDlv and ,ieve IJ Private monopoly such, for in
perpetuate robberies, holdups, bur- B0!' - - - f ' ;
glaries and murders - Is to keep on and wage workers' standpoint, as a mo-
sellI&grrevolvers"to all comers. There 1 nopoiy existing for the purpose , of
tftwavB r,Untyr nt msn and Wa KTlnaing profits out of them for the
r , ' . , 1 benefit of the P. R. L. & P. stock
to qq. ids worit as long aa Bocieiy holders.
accommodatingly, supplies them with Merely from the-polnt of fflcient pro-tools.-'
" Iductlon of light and power and the op-
We raise great howl about the n'l "UntT ? 1
noiaups. we pecome inaignam, ana, than could two or more. That of cour
When, we catch them', throw the rob- does not necessarily mean that the mo-
bers Into iail'as we oueht to do. noPly wul not tak th8 'Opportunity of
, v , , . I RAT r 1 rl fir linrtamtinhU' n4n npi,.
v v0 uuaviiaujv yt ivQi X ilO IUa
We shed tears over the increase of
crime, and roll., our eyes to high
heaven and wonder why it is so.
Yet it is we who arm the crooks.
Possession is desire's antidote. ';..
-Tta ground:. Now let tinrshlna.--
Bryan and Ryan ara Demoeratto op-
posltea. , . i
Some rtrla ara led astray; others 'need
no leading. - .
Hello, husky and hungry hobos; the
harvest fields need you. .-.
One may do something that looks bad,
yen if no one else sees iC
Tt wOuM hava -hen a better conven
tion -with, Tammany kicked out of It
Manr neonla agree that oneo In six
years is often enough to save thoxoun
try. . . - .
Neither will.' the weather always
adapt itself - to . the " desires of vaca
tioners. - ' - - i.
Tha '"Esoee la doina- and going to
do big things ' In Oregon, as well as
tho lulls.
In the lona? run brains and behavior
count for incomparably mora than looks
and style. . . .
People wko elected Fred V. Holman
a delegate well Knew nis nrana oi
Democracy. .
Now- attempts are being made to re
form bathing suits; isn't there too much
lappiest pec-;
pie on earth.
If Tart were well advised, and heed
ful he-would probably make no cam'
paign speeches!
A baseball team is "owned by some
capitalist and sportsman,, but its mem-
Dera ara not mereiore nis aiaves.
What sense is there in electing dele
rates of all sorts of opinions and lean
Ings, tnus being representative of .all
sorts of voters of a party, and then
instructing: them all to vote the same.
and so represent only voters of the
came opinion?
Thousands' beside Elks will
to bo among the nest and
-:' ' ',!
Baker Democrat! ' Tha 'range In
Baker county is getting back to early
day'- condition-i-bunch gra. f rowtn
tha native grasa, -. ; -
The Wallowa Sun has a new heading.
and the publishers have . made other
changes for bettering appearanca and
improving service. : . -7
The closing ud of tha" subscription
list and tha deal for the purchase of
tha required site for Via Carnegie 1U
brary at Greaham ara Hearing comple
tion, v . , i ", ' V ' '
Weston Leader: A nrettr little orange
tree at the home of Dr. and Mrs. S. I
Kemnard is.lit-bloom. Last year It bore
a single orange, which was duly eaten
and founds to be palatable. . - ,
Rosebufr News: Roseburg may con
gratulate herself , on the .number of
avea . streets sife wiu cto vj iu.
'here are few nlacea of Roseburg'S aise
In. the state that have so many streets
pavea, ana pavea weiu A.. -V: a
Newbera- Entemrlee Next year the
grand army encampment of this state Is
to be held in NewbergL At the encamp-
mont at M&iem mere wm-t ians a-i-
tendance and one equally large may be
Tininn Runubllcan: Frank Turner this
week sent to the mint at San Francisco
throueh the larat JNationai oanK, a very
nice gold retort brought from the mines
at the head of the Grand Ronda The
worth approximately siu, neing apour
800 fine. . "
-refold "Beach Wobet Ooli Beaeh-wlll
no longer be at the mercy ot bum tele
phone service from the outside. - C D;
Lamson is installing a wireless receiv
ing station that Will bo In touch with
Cape Blanco at all times and will reach
as far as Portland. Thus Gold Beach
takes one more progressive step.
;. -
HUlsboro Argus! Ed Sazton and as
sociates gave their friends a big craw
fish feed down on Rock creek, Sunday
afternoon. This fresh water shellback
is now at hla best and collectively
makes a feast fit for the gods.' The
menu of the ancient Greeks jpales to
stateness by-the side of the Washing-
Nl Yet
of frt is w
e who, supply them wlth pis
poge of regulation is to prevent monoDO
lies from pocketing the difference be
tween monopolistic and competitive
coat. Those who believe In oreanlzd
industry and regulation feel that the
community should be spared the. waste
The Dancing Mania,
The effect of the black death had
not yet subsided, and the graves of
millions of lta victims were scarcely
closed, when in 1374 a Btrange delu-
tols and ammunition." It is we who of competition and shouM refuse to pay sion arose Jn Germany, It was a con
make It possible for them to ply
their trade. It Is we who are partly
at fault and partly guilty,
Tf nro oiinnlT tho BBKflRBin with
la wnrbln tnol what ran Wft exnect "8tr,utlon with their democratic con
is working tool, wnat can we expect trol and the rfght of tJw worker9 t0 th(
uut inai ne wni asatiBBiuaie t
a premium to. monopoly.
The Socialists are not primarily advo
cates of regulation. Thev believe in
the absolute ownership by the nation of
the great industries of production and
HATEVER was lacking at
Chicago in the way of in1
structlons as to national
nominating processes", is sup-
piled at Baltimore.
The Chicago affair was composed
partly of delegates chosen in open
primaries where, all could vote. Oth
er delegates were selected by the
convenllon method. The southern
ECAUSE of recent presidential
pardons, it Is not meet for
gentlemen at McNeill's Island
or near McNeill's Island to
raise a furore about Oregon land
fraud trials.
We may all question the methods
of Heney and Burns. We may doubt
delegates were framed up by a cau- .tho rectitude of their processes In
cus of federal office holders hold- investigating Jurors. Much depends
full value of their labor. Socialists be
lieve in regulation only In that it is
better than unrestricted mononolv or
anarchistic competition. So much for
the statement that the Socialists' and
Mr. Josselyn's attitude are the same and
tho suggestion that we make Mr. Josse
lyn the "steward of the public welfare."
Socialists wish the people themselves to
act as intelligent stewards of their own
Morris Hillquit. a clear and able
vulslon which In the most extraordinary
manner Infuriated the human frame,
and excited the astonishment of con
temporaries for more . than two cen
turies, since which time it has never
reappeared. It was called the dance of
St.' John or of St. Vitus, on account of
tho Bacchantlc leaps by which it was
characterized, and which gave those af
fected, whilst performing their, wild
dance and screaming and foaming with
fury, all the" appearances of persons
possessed. It did not remain confined
to particular localities, but was propa
gated by the sight of tho sufferers,
like a demoniacal epidemic, over the
whole of Germany and the neighboring
countries to the porthwest, which were
ing their poeltlons by the grace of
William H. Taft.
When the delegations arrived, and
It turned out that the majority
wasn't right, another agency inter
posed. It was the oatlonahxommitT
tee. Its modern name Is Bteam roll
er. It was final authority In naming
delegates for. tho convention, and It
named enough of the right complex
ion'to nominate Mr. Taft. This Is
what we call "representative" gov
ernment. - '
All these agencies were in vogue
at Baltimore, except the steam roll
er, and the southern office holder
; the-TWkerof :Jrelandr the Conserva
lives to destroy It to upset the gov
erament. The house divided against
Itself would speedily fall.
The London "Statist," a leading
financial.' paper, believes that a
bright" "future awaits Ireland The
main part of the land is now divided
among the peasantry. Heartless
evictions have ceased. The estab
lished church has been abolished.
The, population is growing rapidly.
Ireland has excellent harbors, and
immense undeveloped water powers.
Every observer notes the marvelous
changS in the spirit of the Irish peo
ple especially in the last 10 years.
There Is a passionate desire for edu
cation, and; coincident with this, Im
proved farming methods are spread
ing widely and rapidly.
. The Home Rule of Ireland will
find a fertile soil prepared, In which
to fructify.
and Boss Murphy selected and owns
90 delegates. He votes them colld-
ly, and votes then wherever and for
whomsoever he wills. That 90 dele
gates is a huge force, a force that
would have gone far In controlling
at Baltimore, but for the brave leadr
er from Nebraska.
if the light of what we have seen
at Chicago, and In the light of what
we have seen at Baltimore, Is it
not easy to see how the trusts, money
and Murphys have managed so long
to control -his country?
In the light of what we see at
these two national conventions. Is
It difficult to see why the cost of
living Is at the highest record, why
It Increased 10 per cent In 1911, and
why, In a time of profound peace,
on what was the character of these
ante-trial .and secret Inquiries.
But nothing will wloe out the
evidence on the records of the fed
eral court In Portland. No power
cau charige "the proved fact " that
frauds of the worst kind were per
petrated. No late developments can
writer, begins in the July Metropolitan I already prepared for lta reception by
the prevailing opinions of the times.
So early aa the year 1374. assem
blages Of men and women were seen at
Atx-la-Chapelle who had com out or
Germany, and who. united by one conv
mon delusion, exhibited to the puduc
both in tho streets and Jrt.churches the
spectacle: They
in hand, and ap-
a series of articles, entitled "Socialism
Up to Date." Those really wishing to
inform themselves on this Important
subject have here a ready opportunity.
W. M.
Religion In Politics.
Portland, Or- June 30. To the Editor following atrange
of The Journal We may.Bupnose that formed circles hand
not a few of the delegates to the Baltl- pearing to have lost all control over their
more convention attended the mother senso. continued dancing regardless of
church of Christianity this morning and the bystanders, for hours together in
heard read from her altars the epistle, wild delirium, until at length they reu
I Peter Hi, 8-15: "Dearly beloved, be to tha around In a state of exhaustion.
Pffam thn PstahTlshed knowledee that yo of ono mln4 ,n 1 sympathls- They then complained of extreme. op
errace the estaniisnea Knowledge inat lng( lov,njf brotherhood, merciful, presslon and groaned aa if in the
inuuiB wero tumuiiciuu lur mtu moaest, -Bumble; hot rendering evil for atonlea of death, until tney wera
men. should have Jaeen sent to the evil, nor Insult for insuUi-butr on -the swathed in oloths bound tightly around
penitentiary, even some who did not 100ntrary. blessing; for this ye are called, their waists, upon which they again re-
1 that ye may Inherit a blessing. For let covered and remained free from com-
- him who will love life and aee rood niint until tha next attack. Thia nrao-
The Issue is not one for thoee ac- ( days refrain his tongue from evil, and tice of swathing was resorted to on ac-
ciisfid to raise. Forests were stole::. 18 "Ps tnat they speak no guile, count of the tympany which followed-
iurn away irom evu ana i th unaamonio ravmirs. dui me uy-
Ti..i,it nim iurn away
ruunu lauuo n cio ncuataicicu, ;wii I . ... - , . i - . , , . . ,
HWt Rt.t It has Rnaa' ttnmhr. t. wm..w n..i iurB? istanaers rrequenx yreuevea pawoui-.--
MiL1.!. r---.- ."x-jiiuHw--ini ? M., tT,'Tor xne eyrB-or xne "wtro ara
. . 4 IS-
was everywhere. The frets In-the
frauds are history, and ineffaceable,
The gentlemen who were partlcl
pants are not martyrs. It Is better
for all concerned to let the dead
past bury Its dead. We all want to
forget It.
for good? But if also ye suffer some
thing for Justice, blessed are ye. And
fear not their terror and be not trou
bled. But sanctify Christ the Lord In
your hearts.'
Oh man, without Judging you, does
your religion enter into your politics
or your pontics into your religion? Ar
tr xr rlTr. TJ.H- "ut-n kbiiw eiun;a aw v,nicago ana
" UJ & RaJtlmorA AinvrAr to flvHlratlnn?
ish "manhood suffrage", bill yet there are those who would have
was introduced In the house women associate themselves with such
Of commons. The resolution "oundings. men and women both, who
rain tvnnM vanraoanf nti1 aaAM ttkmm
was adopted hy 274 to 50. who might weU employ their snare
The purpose of tne bill was one hours In self-leglslatlon and self-gov
man one vote tnereoy depriving iueni, cuniiireiienueu m me woms
those men who held qualifications
... yi ,1 : 1' i --- r
m. lui-uuiicuu. manner, uy uiumuui
just, ana nis ears are open to their I .nd traniDlln upon the parts arrected.
prayers; out tne countenance or the kii dancine- they neither saw nor
lord is on thoBe who do evlL And who I heard, being insensible to external lra
is uicro can nun you, u ye oe zealous
presslons through the aens but were
haunted by visions, their fancies con
Juring up spirits whoso names they
shrieked out, and soma of them after
wards asserted that they felt as If they
had been Immersed In a stream of
blood, which obliged them to leap ao
Where the disease . was completely
developed, the attack commenced with
epileptic convulsions. Those affected
fell to the ground senseless, panting and
laboring for breath. They foamed at
the mouth and suddenly springing up
began their dance amidst .Btrange con
torttona. Yet the malady doubtless
mado its appearance very' variously, and
was modified by temporary or locet
It was but a few months ere. this
demoniacal disease had spread f f rom
Alx-la-Chapelle, where it appeared in
July, over tho neighboring Netherland,
In Liege, Utrecht, Tongrea and many
other towns of Belgium the dancers ap
peared with garlands In their hair and
their waists girt with cloths that they
might, so soon as the paroxysm was
over, receive immediate relief on the
attack of tha tympany. This bandag'
was, by the Insertion of a stick, easily
twisted tight, many, however, obtained
more relief from kioks and blows, which
they found numbers of persons ready
to administer. A few months after
this dancing malady had made its ap
pearance at Alx-la-Chapelle, it broke out
at Cologne, where a number of those
possessed amounted to more than 600,
and about the same time at Mets, the
streets of which place are said to have
been filled with 1100. dancers. Peasants
left their ploughs, mechanics their
workshops, housewives their domestic
duties, to Join the wild revels, and this
rich commercial city became . tha scene
of the most ruinous disorder, Te danc.
Ing mania of the year 1271 was, in fact.
no new disease, but a phenomenon well
known la the middle ages, of which
many wondrous stories "were Traditional
ly current among the people.
Tomorrow The Sweating Sickness.
sot Be Healed
From the Cleveland Leader.
Back of tha unfairness and the fri' .'s
In the work of the majority Of the Re-.',
publican national committee, since but
tressed and sustained by the majority
of the -machine-made 'and committee-
distorted convention itself, lies one
great injustice which dominates every
thing else. . It U the wound which the
Republican party ; staggers under, the
wound which will not heal Until the.
wrong Is righted. -
Ordinary controversies between indi
viduals or factions, ii States of dis
tricts, might be settled in ways which
were, not consistent with equity -or in
line with tha fact upon whlcn auG de-
cisions were supposed to rest, and the
country and th. party would be left
comparatively indifferent. Fal play is
hot expected to be the uniform rule in -politics.
Local quarrels would not ex- .
cue a nation or a great national or- ,
ganisatlon if they, were not the lnstru
roent whereby vast national - injustice -waa
'.perpetrated, "t:;-:
Tho vital point at Chicago has been.
from the first, tho undeniable fact that
many tests of ; party sentiment have
shown Theodora Roosevelt to be the
choice of. the great majority of Repub
licans in tho nation,, and that tha work '
of tho machine in control of the na
tional committee -was lnteded to "over "
come, as It did nulUfyhelsh and pur
pose of tne party. It is not that this
man or that has wort his-fight for su-
premacyln a rounty or aTdlstrict in
some state. It la not alone that dele- '
gates are seated who ought to- be kept
out and others excluded who ought to
bo given seats,, which excites tho coun-
try to wrath. It Is the fact that: these
wrongs havo the effeot of denying tho
majority in a great party the right to
choose its own candidate and make Us
own national ticket
Nothing can get away from this crux
of the wht)le ..controversy- which - will
rage over the work of tho Chicago con- -ventlon
for years rather than months.
Regardless 'Of questions of .party . prece
dent and of state law. Ignoring issues "
of veracity end honor -between men in- '
volved In local cOBtenttonarthaHwilL of
the majority a majority measured in
millions if all Republicans were polled
has been thwarted. Minority rule is
being fastened upon the greatest party ,
in : tha country, if tho machine can
carry out Its plans now well under
way.. - - -v i, . '
This Is tjie wound which cannot ha
healed by salves or closed by fine
words. It Is Injustice which - goes to
the very heart of government right and
party strength, and Ufa , ;--
Baltimore Star: The .platform adopted ,
by the Republican party at Chicago
last week is brief, when compared with
most previous national platforms, but
It compensates in terseness, clearness
and vigor for its lack o.f volume. It
leaves no doubt in inquiring minds con
cerning Just where the Republican party
stands in the presidential contest that
is to be decided next November,, upon ,
every important 4saue4hat Will bo in- '
volved in the contest . . " i.
As a fundamental it is declared: Wo ,
bplleve In fur self-controlled represent
ative democracy, which is a government
of laws not of men, and in which order
is the prerequisite of progresa" Tho:
platform declares for the Integrity of
the courts, reaffirming tho intention at
all times to uphold the authority and
integrity of the courts, both stats" and
federal, and insisting that their powers
to enforce their mandates and to pro
tect life, liberty and property shall bo
preserved lnviolata There la nothing
In the slightest degree equivocal about
the tariff plank. Tha party stands now,
as It has always stood, for a protective .
tariff. While recognizing that continu
ous modifications In tha schedules to
meet changing conditions ara necessary.
It Is declared, that the principle i of tho .
protective tariff la so woven Into tha
fabric of our agricultural and industrial
Ufa that to substitute for it a tariff
for revenue only would destroy many
Industries and throw, millions of our
people out of employment - '
Attention Is invited - to tha past rec
ord of tha party, and tha (nteUlgent "
udgmeht of the American people Is so
licited especially upon the admlnlstra- '
tlon of President Taft Tha Taft record
Is In itself a platform upon which, when r.
this record la fairly appraised, the Re- -
jffMJjjariyjwilLatakB ths campaign
By Miles
- Overholt
I read an ad. one wintry day
An inside Job with weekly pay,
Waa what the want ad. offered.
The rain and snow. were wet and cold;
I took the Job in manner bold
A SOOn aa ll waa pruiiereu.
In different places from casting a
separate vote In each. This Is, nat-
meat prices are higher than In war urally, a distinctly liberal measure
In the light of Chicago and Balti
more doesn't everybody see that
The manager said: "Here's a chance.
A moat deitgnirui circumi"i..
For you to make a killing.
He aald: 'If you will never shirk;
If vou aro over at your work.
AA ahnw that VOU ATA Willing.
individual and homa Perhaps it were And keep your mind upon your goal.
well that tho police were well represent- Although ai nrsi you , ny --".
As Otters See Ui
ed at both conventions, lest we Import . AM Pu XSU 0tir. ,h1' ' Vm.r.Mf
a foreign custom of smashing windows J'T
and cheking the speakera. If this is bv working every m!nuta'T
! of the Liberal government, and will,
If passed, deprive the conservative
opposition of nearly 200,000 votes.
William J. Bryan has been right all For this Radicals and Laborltes
published, another woman has her say.
these years, and that he Is the nob
lest Roman - f them all?
iHS first eight pages of the At
lantic Monthly for July are
Ivea to Miss Mary Johnston's
"Gettysburg" which, once
read,' Is" etched on the memory, in
add strokes that. stay. History it
Is not nor is It a collection of in
dependent and unrelated sketches.
Rather the Impression Is given of
an Invisible photographer who hov
ers high In. air above the blood
soaked field holding place through
the whole dreadful three days, from
tho moment that Heth's brigade of
A. P. Hlirs corpS encountered Bu
.ford's cavalry, until,," from exhaus
tion of life .and energy the wrecked
columns of Lee's splendid army on
the third day drew slowly tnd sullen
ly away .ia retreat
But the Imaginary camera should
te endowed with the magical gift of
widespread and simultaneous vision
end of penetrating the smoke pall
that began gathering when the op
posing armies met and thereafter
hung in never-dissolved masses over
the entlrejleld.: -
, Every enclosure,' "every slope,
evrry fence, every, boulder on the
historic .htllsldw Aeld a tragedy past
r JaTlie waklngr Dead, dying and
f4.-..,,, ly- wounded 1 1 men. tM and)
M by , the thousand, paying in
tne tremendous' effort the nation's
1 rh'e for settling the Issues of Its
i.turc. '.. And what a price it was
HERB Is a hew superintendent
at the state reform school. In
his selection, the state board
sought for a man with special
preparation for care of refractory
boys. It is said that at the time
he was chosen, not one of the three
members of the board knew the
political affiliation of the new su
perintendent, If Indeed, he has any.
It has never been proven that poli
tical labels are a help In, reforming
boys. A Bpolled boy or a boy with
hereditary blight Is one of the most
dlrficult problems or lire. TO re
habilitate him Is accomplished not
by a political hack, but by a man
of especial fitness, acquainted with
boys, attuned to their aspirations
and skilled In human psychology.
It Isn't because he is a Democrat
or because he Is a Republican, or
because he Is neither, that the 'head
of the Oregon training school can
reform bad boys. If mostly a Re
publican or mostly a Democrat, be
cannot do it.
Superintendent Hale's - qualifica
tions are that he was long identified
wtyh the boy saving workat the Y.
better Institution in the world for
salvaging boys. - v . . -
v When one pauses along the streets
of Portland and sees, two or three
have been working for many years.
But the fur will fly when an
amendment Is moved to strike out
the word "male" from the electoral
definition. It will then become a
universal suffrage measure, and the
suffragettes will gain all they are
fighting for If and when It passes.
Will It pass? The Labor party
were pledged to. It, and they will
Perkin's Problem.
a From the N. Y. Post
People are wondering where George
W. Perkins expects to stand If Roose-
vet hla candidate, la, after all, elected
to the presidency in November. Perkins
himself may know, and then again, he
may not Possibly Perkins la like the
dog In an Indiana town, about which
he likes to tell.
Perkins was standing at tha railroad
station, waiting for a train. He was
talking with tha agent, when tha Twen
tieth Century. Limited swept around a
curve. Hardly had the last car gone
I worked from 6 to again;
I did mora worK man au mo m,
And then I siuaieu mnuy,
T wtpht the business grow and thrive,
And barely kept myself alive.
And -mora or- ieaa unaigituy.
The manager then came to me
And said: "You're getting on, I see;
Just keen on Keeping at n.
And when a good ball comes to you.
Just shove yourseix oui mm view.
And then, aoggone it. Dai iu
worked with might and
many a shooting
course, X
main, -
Though filled with
rm varvt(nar was mastered:
My pocketbook was Just as slack.
Although I knew the boss' shack
Wltn yeiiow ouia waa yiHtvivu.
probably stand to their colore unless when the agent's dog went up the track whenever I'd demand a rajse
disgusted by the suffragette out
breaks to the point of refusing their
votes. The Conservatives may vote
for the amendment In order to kill
the bill. But the Labor vote Is
needed to pass Irish Home Rule and
the government cannot afford to op
pone its staunchest supporters. Nor
can the Laborites refuse their votes
to a bill for which they have been
fighting these many years
as fast as his four legs could carry him, I The manager would start to praise
barking furiously at the fast receding
"Ha alius does that" remarked the
agent "He does It every day."
'Indeed," said Perkins. "And does ha
over expect to oatch the train?"
I dunno," waa the reply, "but wot
Tve been a-tryln to figger out is wot
he expects to do with it it he over does
ketch It"
vr wnrlr to frnt the dickens.
He'd say: "Just keep a-plugglng on;
You'll own the works when I am gone.
Then you can count your cmcaena
And so I slaved for 40 years
But what's the use of idle tearsi
Why tell of hopes defeated?
I quit at last; I saw the schema
Tha salaries aro paid In steam.
And air tnawi superneaieai
1800 additional feeds In the year.
Only four states, Mississippi,
Onfl Bed for Ten.
Nearly 4000 additional hospital beds vada. Utah and Wyoming. have no beds
Mr. Asqulth Is In a strange ouan- or consumptives in 29 states were pro- whatever in special hoapltala or -warda
Amrr iiuru uuriug iuii year cooing june 1 1 for consumpuvea. - x.igni years ago,
from the records of the National Asso- ganlied. thera were 2 states in which
elation for tha Study and Prevention of no hospital or sanatorium provision for
Tuberculosis. This makes a total of eonsumntlves existed, and tha entire
AN earnest worker in the church over 30,009 bed but nljr bout on ,or number of beds in tht United states was
. rior,j v.. every 10 Indigent tuberculosis patients only 10.000.
activities of Portland has fall- m th country. V- whii theso figures would indloats
en. The missions and mission- In tha last fivo years, tho hospital a remarkable growth In anti-tuberou-arv
sor.ffltv of tha PrMhvATHn provision for consumptives . has , in- inula activity." say Dr. Livingston Far-
organization have lost tha matm-lal orea from K4Mn 1907 to over. J0, rand, executive secretary of the national
organization nave lost tne material 00() ln m2i or over 100 per ct New association, in commenting on this sub
aid and wise counsel of one who was York state leads ln tha number of beds. ier. "there ara still practically 10 in-
devoted In' their service. The Younglhavlng 8380 on June 1; Massachusetts dlgent Consumptives for "every one of
Women's Christian association and come' nxl Wlin "na Pennsylvania, tho Decs, including thosafor pay
orMvU.o. ,nn.fH ;A lJcloB! tUr wltn "00..-. Alabama natlenta .In other words, we hav? from
- --M - ' srwweg tneaTwtssT-Tertntag8nr in-1 iKo ooa Tnoo.oor ronBumr-rioi in
man welfare must strike another crease In the last year by adding t country too poor to provldaMispltal cars
name from the roll call ot their new beds to its 48 a year ago.' Georgia for themaelvts. If tuberculosis Is ever
nrl2ed friends 1 comes next with 109 beds added to 840 going to be atamped out ln tha United
mv ' . ' "i a year ago. New York has tho greatest states, mora hospital provision for these
1He passing. Ot Mrs. U.-U Camp- numerical lncreasa, having provided over foci o infection must be provide' '
Astoria Budget
Tho Oregon Journal never published
truer words than those contained ln an
editorial appearing ln Sunday's paper,
which said:
come uay mere ia iueiy to be a
diminution of the building activity in
Portland, when contractors will be Idle
and labor have less employment What
then? . . -
"Some day the limit will be reached
ln tho Inflation we can pump Into our
town lota, whereby speculators and.he
thousands employed In real estate ac
tivities will find their revenues reduced.
wnat men 7
jrornana nas Deen exDanfl nr at a
tremendous pace, a pace that put her
ln the march with million-Inhabitant
cities but it is useless to exnect that
all the forces that have kept us going
on uih iorcea arari will continue In
action. What then? What than Will
keep tho labor employed, fill the chan
nels of trade with money and drive
tne mm wneeisT
"Portland needs the maritime trade.
heeds the Interchange of products and
manufactures with distant ports, to
maKe nor a wen rounded city.
"In order to become a safe and as.
sured city, a city bulwarked against
all storms and calms of economic life.
Portland needs men 1 who can sea be
yond tha Portland city limits."
it nas oeen this inab litr on tha
part of the financial interests of the
metropolis ot Oregon to aee beyond
tho limits of their own city that has
retarded, tho development of tha state
and Incldentaly retarded the growth of
us cniei city. it. is this spirit which
has kept Oregon with but one city hav
ing over 100.003 inhabitants,, while tho
stater and younger state of Washing-
ion, witn no greater resources or ad.
vantages, ha three cities ot that also
and Its total, population Is nearly dou
bio that of Oregon. A-elty -can con
tinua to grow by Itself only so long aa
outsiders pwur m tneir money for real
estate speculation, but sooner or later
that come to an end anu then follows
a crash. Any town to have a sound
business growth and on that will be
permanent must havo tha backing of
payrolls iom large ana extensive man
ufactories or th products of a rich and
prosperous tributary district Some day,
the big flnanoial Interests of Oregon
will reallx that fact and when they
do, tho commercial development of the
stats win begin. . r .
" ; One Reason. '" '
' ,,a?elllBB',T6UrJmod,1biirAn',aulo
mobile. What wiu you do without a
homer '. .. ,
"Won't need none after I git th auto
wouldn't never ds there, anyhow."-
Houston rosj,--' . ;- '
Pointed Paragraph
Hast generate a - brand of wast -
that la seldom utilised. ., ,
A wise nian compliments a ' woman
before asking a favor of her. - " " "
The average man would rather be
caUed down than shown us.
A woman never measures her years
by th number of her birthdays.' --
Many an aspirant occupies, the polit
ical grava ho dug for the other fallow.
a a . -. . . .
Muoh of man's interest in'woman is
duo to his inability to understand her.
Many a man's bad luok is duo to the
fact that he has neither inherited ability
nor acquired industry.
Vaudeville shows were possibly In-
Vented ln order to make psopls onjoy
grand opera for a chang.
. v -Marriage
Is never a failure when th '
contracting parties bay sens enough '
to settle down ana try to mak th beat
of It
I I V T " ' I I
IN ovel Headers
CoDtrlbateS M Th Joanial n Will Union.
th famous Kintat poet. BU proM-poeiat r a .
tefulr ttatara of tola eslama la Tba Pill ,
louramL) , v.-
mmmmm ' ' L '
I hava sympathy to burn for thaolks
who never learn to pick up a rattling '
Story and forget their car and toil; for
the novel readers find payment for, the
Weaatly grind Jn a yarn . by Hop' or
Farnol, Phllllpshelm or Conan. Doyla
With a corking book In hand all my '
griefs and woes aro canned, all the sor
did work and worry are forgotten for
a time; and adventurous I ranga off
tha countries far and Strang in the
wake, of Rider Haggard or H. Oppen-,
phllllpshelm. -When th summer, days
are hot I grow weary of my lot, of the
constant strain and effort of the Ice
man and th flies; but I soon forget'
my care, seated in a garden chair with '
a. volume that conveya .ma. to- a land -
neath Arctlo skies. When tho wlntrv '
tempests howl I am sombre as an owl
for It' keeps m always humnln: to
supply the house with coal till I get
next to a book In the-coty Jnglenook
and repair to soented Islands where the
troplo billows rolL You're unfortunate,
indeed,' tf you can't sit down and read '
and imagine you're a hunter, an explorer
or a sleuth; If you Cannot roam away
to Old Bagdad or Cathay on the shining
wings ot fancy and forget the shabby
truth. So I gaily help myself to some
fiction from th shelf and go questing
for adjtw41U my drowsy syflids
drop; nothing gives so much relief from
the weary, round of grief aa a tale by
Rudyard, Haggard or K Phllllpshelm- ',-bf'-."' ffcjfH
1 Cwurs alattbtw Aomi.