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THE VALLEt DAILY CHAOKICtl, ATURDAY, APRIL 99, 1M1,
THE DAILY CHRONICLE
requires the timber of the woods.
From the example of China we
RbH Ereni learn that when we denude our
by the Gfcronlclo Publlattfng- ctfoaaany Ic
Ben R. Lttfln
Alrin V. BUckHn
Entered In The Dalloa pwittfflei as
tecond cIom matter.
United Preso and United News Sarviea
Member of Audit Bureau of ClrculattaM
DAILY CHRONICLE BY CARRIER
One year. In advance M.M
Six montha, In advance 3.tf
Oregon hillsides and valleys of for
ests, we must put back the trees,
else Oregon rich agriculturally may
find herself In the' sad fix China is
Forests guarantee crops. Lack of
forests dooms them.
Let us insure moisture and crops
M . and human hanoiness by reforesting
mil v runnMiri it nv mil I
One year. In adranve.
81 z monthfi, In advance.
i.W the wooded areas of Oregon as we
One year, In advance
I st ' cut them down
community where men live in peace
and raise food for the millions.
In ordering chunro of address, sub
crtbor should always giro eld aa wMl j
aa new aaarssa.
If we could have one wish ful
filled by the obliging fairies, it
HubHcrtbera to tho CttronteU ara guar
anteed nervlco. Prompt and regular de
livery of every nubscrlbor's paper la tke
aim of the circulation department The
Chronicle carriers art required to uf
the paperit on the porch or wherever th
ubcrllor wlnhcs 'ho paver dallrered.
Editorial Rooms Black 111
Business. Adv., Cir. Dets Rad 111 . that v,i,iun(vi Hrpams
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and fancies be not destroyed. Dis
illusionment it seems, brings sad
ness with fuller understanding. It is
not always pleasant to know too
The child who bollovcs that a be
nign old gentlemen on Christmas
Eve comes from the far north with
presents for the world is happy in
that belief, erroneous though It is.
The child, too, 'learns through this
myth that there Is much that is
worthwhile and comforting to be
found in giving to make others
A stroll through the woods In
childhood meant more than it does
now. Every tree was inhabited by
ii wood nymph. Every flower was
the home of a good lntentloned
fairy. Elfs and goblins were all
about. One only had to possess
very sharp eyes to Bee them.
And In childhood everything was
good. There was no evil. Kind-
Forests vitally affect human hap
piness. They Insure moisture sup
ply and crop production. They guar
antee abundant food. Therefore, if
we would avoid misery, drouth, crop
failure, and lack of food, we must
conserve the wooded areas.
t How can forests play any part in
.man's happiness and prosperity?
How can woods insure crop produc
tion? Forests husband moisture. Trees
and other vegetation such as shrubs
and vines and grass reach out and
pull the rain into the soil. Wher'o
trees grow tho soil is looso. Rain
can and does penetrate. Checked lu
its race to tho sea, duo to tho im
peding methods of wooded aroa3,
the moisture runs off slowly, most
of iHromulnlng until crops need it.
China Borvos as im example of
nrlint flfin-1.1 t.i i. t pnul ...m... t1l
bring about. In the provinces of
Ilonan, Shensf and Chlhli, China, an
area of some 100,000 squnro miles,
several millions of persons aro stjirv-ing.
ness and friendship and love these
things were real and constantly op
erative. You remark tho frankness
of childhood now that you aro older.
I It seems rather queer that a child
i should trust without any reason for
I so doing. Reasons for so doing. Ye?,
the child has a very good reason.
Ho has never been disillusioned. His
dreams and fancies have not as "yet
como to wreck against stern real-
In desporate efforts to save their ity. The myths have not been ex
children parents have killed them- ploded. Ho still lives in a won
solves in order that thoy would not drotis world of make believo.
eat tho food required by tholr off-f it wo could have ono wish ful
spring. lJut dospito this uncrlflco of filled by tho obliging fairies, il
life, tho children have died and aro would bo that our childhood dreanw
dying, and fancies bo not destroyed. God
Tho crops of this region havo help a man when is thoroughly dis
failed throo successive years. , illusloned. Then, forsooth, ho bo-
Had China her forests, millions of comos WHrkl wenry.
Chlneso would not be starving to World wenrlnos is nn incurable
death, crops would uot havo failed "y.
When history first begins to ro
coi'd events, tho great plains of east
ern China wore tree covered. Tho
mountain plateaus of central China
wore covered with verdant forests.
Crop production went well with
China then. There was sufficient
food for tho dwellors In the land.
The forests woro working day mid
night to safeguard the crops and tho
peoples whom tho crops fed. Event
unlly the Clilnesu turned to agricul
ture and cut down the forests to
make way for fields.
Italns tall now, but thoy do not
seep Into the ground. No trees and
plants and grass roach out and take
the water and draw It Into tho soil
What's become of No-Man's-Land?
That tangle of barbed wire, explod
ed shells, dead and dying, blood
soaked soil, is today a rich farming
section. Tho barbed wire Is torn
down. Tho shells have been remov
ed, tho dead have disintegrated iuto
tho soil or have been tnkon to quiet
ooinotarlos for formal intormont.
Smiling fields havo replaced tlio
wreck of war.
Tho ehango hns boon almost mir
aculous. You remember that men
said: "No-Man's-Land will remain a
wnsto until tho end of timo," Hut
men, as In many other conjectures,
NEW YORK, April 30. The most
Interesting events in New York, if
one only has time to- stick through
them are the Pawnbrokers' auction
3ales, held annually, down on the Bow
ery. One was on last week, and I
went in for half an hour, listening
to the beauties of horse-shoe diamond
scarf-pins and monogrammed cigar
ette cases. Then I got my thrill. A
square picture frame was put up, con
taining a wood earving of the Lord's
prayer. And the auctioneer told its
history. On a cold, blizzardy night,
twelve years ago, Julius Michaels
was just about to close his pawnshop
on Second Avenue, when a poorly
dressed man came in with this carving
and its frame. Michaels lent him 82
on it, and he told the pawnbroker that
he had made it in prison, devoting
several years to the work. Every year
the interest came on the day it was
due. Once a letter accompanied it.
apologizing for its being late and ex
plaining that the sender wus in Joliet
prison. Then two-years' silence; and
Chen a letter from Sing Sing asking,
that it bo kept for him until he could
redeem it. That was seven years ago,
and no further word had been receiv
ed from the "4nan who thought so
much of this one thing in his life that
he tried to cling to it through every
thing. At last' the pawnbroker could
not wait any longer and it was auc
There is a motley looking crowd on
Broadway around Times Squaro these
days. Some movie director gave out
the suggestion that "character" peo
ple could make a more convincing invH
prcssion if they created "atmosphere"
for themselves by dressing their chos
en parts all the time. They'd ,got in
the habit then of really being a "rube"
or a sailor or whatever else thev
chose. So along the Rialto they stroll,
and in the white-tabled restaurants of
the district they abound; long whlsK
ered, big-hat ted farmers; monocled,
cane-carrying "Englishmen," and all
the rest of the stock character parts.
Let this he mentioned, though; it's
only men you see in such regalia and
make-up. Never does a character
woman step upon the street without
looking as every other woman does
her very best and a la mode-est.
lo conserve It against, the season ot Wero wrong.
no rain and hot sun when It slowly Mon forgot to rcckon , tho urg0
trickles down to irrigate tho thirsty 0f hunger.
mm'' ' I After tho war peasants began
When rains tall now thoy rim trekking back to tho homos from
wildly down tho alopoH to tho river, which thoy woro driven by war's
Tho hill sides aro gullied by tor- desolation. They woro almost pennl
rents. Tho rich soil is curried to loss. Thoy had no roof to. shelter
"on, thorn. Hut thoy hud their two hands
iiiu minimi joiniuii niuucu aim great uosiro to live. Hunger
hy the forests Is wasted. Conse- prodded them mercilessly. Tho ache
fluently crops dlo of thirst, Famine In tholr stomachs suggested hat if
ensues. Death comes. ; they wore to appoaso this craving
Tho Pacific Northwest may well for food thoy must till tlfc soil and
ponder tho lucts. China so long us raise crops as lu tho days before
hor forests wero conserved hnd madness engulfed tho world,
ample water supply to brlug up nn-1 So those peasants, spurred on by
mature crops. 'Ihero wus abundant hunger converted No-Mnn's-Lnnd In
food for hor teemlna peoples. Fa-J to peaceful fields again. They sow
mliio never came neur China. Then ed crops,
China destroyed her forests, Lack And when wo aro reckoning the
ot moisture, crop failures, fumlno human qualities that muko for pro
and death by stnrrnUon resulted , gross, when wo assess urges that
from tho folly. (further civilization's march, wo must
lu tho Pacific Northwest aro inauy j give hunger a plnco high up In the
valuable forests. Rapidly they, aro list.
being destroyed. The destruction bjrj Hunger converted the bell ot No
flro aloue la tremendous. Industry j Man's-Land Into a quiot farming
Mrs. Evelyn Ide has answered n
$100,000 suit brought against hor by
ono Mrs. Margaret McEwan, for al
leged alienation of her husband's af
foctlons, Hy tho statement that Mrs.
McEwan never had a husband.
Whether Mr. McEwan is a myth or
whothor It Is ono of tho more sor.
did situations where Mrs. McEwan
considered him her husband and the
rest of the world did not, has not
been brought out. But just as a slm
pie, sweeping, answer to n charge,
It was what the best-sellers of the
moment call "intriguing."
Speaking of best-sellors sixty
persons come to tho desk of Now
York's public libraries to get abook
of fiction to one Individual who
wants to carry a book on religion.
This Is ono of tho facts brought
out by tho annual library report Just
Issued. Tho figures show further
that fiction Is tho most popular ami
religion tho least. Philosophy is al
most as far down on tho list, whllo
the fine arts got twice as many
readers as do religious subjects;
"useful arts" and history, oach throo
t'mes as much, and most amazing
of nil, to me, nnywny, who can bare
ly remember what the word means,
no.nrly as many are Interested In
philosophy as In history. And in
those days of wars!
Spring breezes that roach oven the
most sluggish of city hearts drifted
Into a class-room on tho lowor East
Side the other day, where for four
hours dally a young and sprlng-lov
Ing teacher struggles to teach Eng
llsh to adult foreigners. Tho breezes
reminded hor of tho world out-of-
THE HOME OP
Phono Mala IH1, Nlfht Mack
401. Mala IM1
doors, and she wrote the word, "sea
sons" on the -board, and asked the
class, "Now, - can anyone tell me
how many seasons there are and
what they are called?" In unison the
class promptly responded, "Two
busy and slack."
The movement to extend the use
fulness of the Navy club of this city,
by making it national in charter
has been officially launched. The 'navy to subscribe f 10,000 for en
plan is to have each state represent-J dowment of dormitories to be used
ed in the enlisted personnel ot the ' as shore quarters by visiting sailors;
Dr. T. DeLARHUE
Hears t:00 ta S:0&-Sundaya and Evan In ft hy Appointment
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The May Victor Records
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We are ready to play them tor you at any time, or to send you the illustrat
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649481 Passed by Your Window Frances Alda ?1.2j
746S0 Favorlta O moi Fernando(Dearest Ferdinand!) Gabriele Bcsanzonl ?1.75
64953-in Old Madrlff. ............Emillo de Gpgora-?1.25
G4945 Travlata A'ddlo del passato (Farewell to tho Bright Visions) Amo-
tlta Oalll-Curci J1.25 . v , , .-..-
64944 Tosca Reconilta armonia (Strango Harmony) Beniaminp Gigll ?1.2o
74G78 Cnnzonetta (Tschaikowsky) Violin. -3AMCh Sf i i ll
4946-Just That One Hour. Edward J?oaJ1.25
(54947-On Miami Shore-Waltz Violin --- ;"ine,1ef?J
74679-Valse in E Flat -Major (Chepln) Piano Sergei Rachmaninoff-? 1.75
649B2-lI Plsanelle-The Quay of the Port of Famagusta........Toscanini and
La Scala Orchestra $1.25 Wn.nMlh $1 or
ricuainuy wu - isabelle Marsh
- wraoat Thnmnaon aeion
. Tin I Ejlltrai 1 UUWFO"
55136-Three sous hZI -Ernest Thompson Seton
-Hummlng-Meaiey d thelr orchestra- .
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18738-Mazle I ox i l star Trio and their Orchestra
Answer Meuio rux Tnnh C. Smith's Orchestra
flna V (1117 - ... 4
18739 kiss u -jvr7. Joseph C. Smith's orcnesira
-inomanco Waltz -
18740 Wyoming (Lullaby)
18741 Rose I Call Sweetheart
Russlau Rag Accordion,
.-.Charles Hart-EUlott Shaw-
F. A. FRENCH
Opposite City HU