The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 22, 1918, Page 2, Image 2

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    THE OREGON STATESMAN T1ESIA JAXUA11V 22, 101
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The Oregon statesman
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THE OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
During jliwte stirrinK war lime, with tin' worl.1 on n riiiii;itfe
of clestruetioii And 1lit people- rnit ami ability to rule fueiuK itn
supreme tent, all legitimate democrat ie InHtituthm are entitled to
our support-. CriticiHin' of" Hticli institution nhould ho of h ecm
atructive nature only. WV are loath to believe that Toniona (irane,
in adopting resolutions condemning in violent language the Hoard
of Regent of the Oregon Agricultural College and PrcKident Kerr,
intended to Ktrike at the very fouinlation of the institution. Mm
uaefulueMH depend very largely upon the number of young men and
women the College U able to train along xpeeial linen to the end that
the work of the Htale and. Nation mny be belter ami more efficiently
performed.
The reaolutioh do "not declare' whether It i higher education
generally that Jh objected to or only the particular brand of practical
higher education dwpfnned at the Oregon Agricultural College. The
College ha o Jong enjoyed the confidence of the people and ha
met the need of the State in its xtruggle for better agricultural and
farm home condition that this unwarranted ami caustic isault
eomcH a distinct ahock.
When Dr. Kerr took hold of the iiiMtitut ion, if it had any rating
among the Agricultural College' of the nation, it whh a thing to be
forgotten. , Now, however, it is rated an third in the United State,
a standing Oregon may well be proud of. We should also be proud
of the fact that the College han ecn able to contribute-to the
Nation's Army and Navj over r0b young men with military train
ing. Over 1800 student are enrolled m ttie tegular course and over
.'J.'jOO receive instruction at the iiislitutini. It extension department
reach en e.very part of the Ktate uiml extend expert ail vice and as
R'lKtance jit all matter pertaining $o crop production, including irri
gation, and drainage- Thia i the jorgatuxaVton through which the
Federal Government i largely j carrying on it, effective campaign
to stimulate food production.
Yet it is the institution that has these achievement to it credit,
largely due to the rare executive ability or its 'President and the
confidence of the people in him, that the Pomona Orange says is
an unfit place for the sons and daughters of Oregon farmer.
- - It was originally; asserted by the enemies of Drl. Kerr and the
College that, deception had been practiced, but this wa exploded by
Dr. Kerr V frank statement in his first published interview, unani
mously corroborated by the members of the Board if Regents. Then
why this attack! What is the motive behind it? .
Upon cool thought it must be apparent that the disruption oi
this organization-and creating of distrust in the minds of the peopU
would be no little handicap to the nation at this time. Let the author
of the Grange resolutions come frankly forward, state how man)
Liberty bonds he has bought and what other acts he has performed
to assist the nation in its struggle for liberty.
If there be no ulterior motive behind these resolutions, then wt
can only say of the. Grange as the darky preacher did of the Almight
when he misquoted the scriptures. "Truly it. (the Pomona Grange
works in a mischievous way its blunders to perform."
It is the open season for Russian
premiers and for most other Rus
Uans, too for that matter. , 1
They thought, in the east, that
Dock Garfield ws giving them a coal
.deal. But it looks better now; and
will look more so as spring advance.
Although Russia Is a large coun
try, when the thousand and one fac
tions all get to whirling they will be
Cramped for space. ,
The world domination dream of
the Kaiser Is becoming a nightmare,
the kind a fellow Has after eating
half a mince pie.
The, ballot will hardly coat sen
'A
iruen. seeing so many of them had
tmfch. more coarsening work to do j
during ' their lifetimes. Keepiog
hpuse Is not a season of unadulter
ated ease.
"iTherd: will be no poblte building
bilt - this session of Congress thua
saving about $15,000,000. Any ntw
construction must be based on im
perative necessity. This will be j a
bitter pill for the Southern Demo
crats. If it be true that Von tllndenburg
nas ' been placed4 in supreme com
mand of the German army, we may
be able to get a gllmps of bis more
or less celebrated line. And It i
I retty certain that this line will
turn out to be "damaged goods."
"This Is no time to play politics
when there, are so many chances to
get into a rougher game,' says an
exen a n ge That is Democratic ' ar
Cvfment,,Thy do, not. want the, Re
publ'cacs to play politics; but they
ASSOCIATED pRESS
entitled to th use for republication of
not otherwise credited in this paper
herein. '
Ufanneor
Managing Editor
.......... Cashier
Advertising Manager
. Manager Job Dept.
themselves are playing the game tr
the limit.
"In this era of high prices even
the rain refuses to come down,"
complains the Los Angeles Time.
Better move op to the Willamette
galley, where it rains once in a
while, 'and sometimes' even twice In
a while. '
Wi: IIAVK IT. AXI Ml'HT KKK1 II
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Thij ountry is fast becoming in
dependent of German dyes. Hefore
the war we imported $10,00o,00v)
worth of dyes from Germany. Tht
first ten months of last year we ex
ported $12,500,000 In dyes. That's
the stuff. Kichange.
We now hare the dye trade, and
j we must keep it.
There is only one sure way, and
that is to put a Republican adminis
tralton in power at Washington; put
men on guard who believe in pro
tection to American Industrie', an1
that the time to prepare for peace L
while we are in war. (
Otherwise, our dye Industry will
be squeezed out. after the war, by
the fierce competition of German dy
manufacturers, who will be fighting
to get back their lost world trade 1
whose profits they enjoyed before I
the war.
WAIT AXI KKK.
The question Is aVel. "Will thU
war make a president of the I'nlted
States? It 1. a onery impossible
to answer now; but some man now
unknown may ome from the world
conflict a hero and march straight
to the Whit Ifpuse.
$ Washington rtarted as . colonial
colonel. Old Hickory Jackson was
born at the battle of? New Orlean
The victories of "Rough and Hearty"
carried Zachary Taylor from 'the Hio
Grande to the pn-sidency.
J a men Monroe was in the devolu
tion, and 'Lincoln served in the Black
Hawk war'. Ha . McKlnley and
Garfield were all nold!ers. The war,
so far a America Is concerned, ha?
juM
bogun. and th- chances favor
i the proposition that some one or tiif
brave soldiers-now, ut the front. o
to go. will come liome w-lth the nomi
nation in his pocket. His election
on h plat foi tn of HuicfHH in war
would make him an irresistible can -
dldate. What part of the country
will furnish the candidate?
The!
Pacific ccast may -thus get h-r
chance. The war may produce a
man who, will set aside the rule, in
every national i convention that iw
son of the Pacific coast should be
nominated for the presidency.
SS( K l A TKM' T "I,I.IK.S."
j A reqiiest from President Wilson
that the Countries associated with
the I'nittd States in fitting (Jer
maD)' be referred . to in Food Ad
ministration posters as "our aoci
ates i if the war" instead of as "ott
allien has been received by the t'nii
d States Food Adniinltratlon Com
mittee in St. Louis. In his lette.
the President said:
"I have noticed on one or two cf
the posters of the Food Administra
tion the words 'our allies.' I won!'!
be 'Very -much obliged if you would
Issue instructions that our aoci
ates in the war is to be substituted,
j have been very careful about thin
myself because we have no alilet,
and I think I am tUht In belfev'ni:
that the people of this country are
very jealous of any Intimation that
there are formal alliances."
FUKXCII TAitLF, LrXl ltlKH.
The French government enatcert
last March a law giving to farmer
a premium of Uftee francs per low
kilograms about 17 cents per bush
el for all wheat harvested In
France. To this is added a premium
of 20 francs for each hectare $l.t0
per acre- cultivated in wheat in ex
cess of the area cultivated in the preceding-
year. The French farmer
therefore receives from the govern
ment an average of oveV 20 franca
per bushel for all wheat he ral?e
on acreage not previously devoted
to the cultivation of wheat. On th
other hand, he la prohibited from
charging the millers more than 23
?rancs per 100 kilogram aboJt
$1.75 per bushel for wheat. ,
The millers are required to Jn'x
!5 per cent of rye, maize, barley or
Vean flour with wheat flour. Tha
t ikers are required to make loaves
lot. longer than 80 centimeter?
31 H inches) and weighing not less
:han 700 grams (one and one-half
pounds). They are prohibited fron
taking bread made with addition
i milk.' lactose, sugar or butter.
; cad may not be sold until at least
'v clve houra old and may not be
objected to processes of conserva
tion tending to keep it fresh. But
bfc.-d for the use of government
liicials is net subject to the regula
tions of this decree. Jean Crapaud
rt his cabin must c-jntent himself
Aith stale bread but Clemenceau and
I'.lncare can breakfast cn hunks of
lt bread with lumps of butter
Lie', ly spread. '
Allotments of sugar are twenty-
ive. grams seven-eighths of an
ince to each person for thre?
e.oals but only two-thirds of an
i nee to war prisoners. In re:tau
. .inta patrons have their choice be-v-een
cheese or a dessert; they can
i t have' both. Pastry and confec-t.-nery
are prohibited altogether.
People axe sometimes inclined to
mi plain of the regulations preserlo-
i Ly Food 'pi rector Hoover. 8u;
"se they lived in Paris and !n re
i onse to an 'order for dinner the
alter should say: "Fresh bread
s not available sir. ; You nm t eat
f stale or go without. You are al
nwed but one lump of sugar In your
'ffee. sir. Yon may have either
resh fruit or cheese for dessert; yot
annot have both.. Mince pie, did
ou say? There has been no pic
n this house since February last,
if I were to obtain a piece and ferv?
"ou with It we might both be sent tn
iaH. Is there ajiyth'jig j-ju an
have without restrictions? Oh. yes.
'Ir; snails. You can have all th
snails you want. Wliat? You are
a free-born American and no insect
eater, and if you must, change your
diet you prefer fried tarantulas or ;
'tewed scorpions! Sorry, sir, but a
lot of Arlzonians dined 'here yester- !
I day. They demanded heme luxu-i-
and cleaned ns out of tarantula,
scorpions and snakes."
citorp at MiiiMiuiT at:ll IV
MOItMN'fi.
"A few nights ago one of my pat
rons had a small child taken wPh
eroun about mid-night." writes M. T.
Tvls. Bearsville. W. Va "They
rame to mv store and got a .battle of
Foley's Honev and Tar. ' Befo-
momtn the -ch fid had ent'rHv recnv
erd." Tse onlv Foley's far roughs
eolds, eronp and grip. -J. C Perry.
I A SOCIAL
WAY! I
By FWeae F.llaab-th MrKdi
Informality is the keynote of ;il
nioht every gathering of note. Moat
bids onie over the telephone a.
thee days of I lonvcrizat ion spent a
cancel Kiiblay s etiKav:ng expenses.
Stepping wan choen mm the diver-
1 jijon at one such informal affair
j which h given by Mm. Oorse E.
vv aiers, namruay niK.if at me u-
tern residence, 3s4 Summer street.
The guests danced in the glass in
closed porch of the home. There
were six couples.
The marriage of Miss Flora Lu
nelle Hicharuson and P. A. Ilennlntf
sen took place January 17, at Cen
tralia. Washington. It was solem-
nized at Z o'clock In the afternoon a
' the Itaptist parsonatie with Ifev
; Henry Van Kngelen officiating. Tie
bride in the daughter of Mr. and Mm.
Edward KichardMin. of Tono and tins
many friends near Salem. The g oom
is recently from Fairbanks, Alaska.
The couple left for Tacoma on their
honeymoon and upon their teturu
will make their home at Calvin, Or.
Announcement is made of the mar
riflge of Miss Mabel K. .la men, of
6.1S Center street, and Frank I)
Uowiiian. 1294 South Liberty street,
took place Saturday night jn Kugene
at the Methodist church. Uev. Geo
II. Parkinson officiated. The couplo
have left for a few weeks sojourn
at Long lleach. Calif.
Mrs. II. C. Kpley entertained th
members of the Loval Women's cla !
of the First Chrifflfin church recent
ly at her home. 4 fix Nrth Winter
street, with Mrs. 8. C. Stone, Mrs
Dee Cholson, Mrs. Ovill Hull. Mrs.
W. H. Cave and Mrs. J. R. Hett-e'
as additional hostesses. A business
meet I nor' was held followed fv a pro-
. i grsru, I" charge of Mr. J W. Rich
j "ds. There were about Hxtv g'lent'
whn also enjeved a gme pnd ro'
1 freshments. Psrtlclpitlpg In the
program were Mis Itenlta Mf '
rv. Mr. F. T. Porter and Mlas
Gladys Ilensel.
f
Knitting cectmled the i'nl '
i l.vv rf air's who were the gue t
of .Minn fpx Goltrn st r home
Court sr, recnlv. Th''" Invite
wre members rf a n --t I mo th
w'th the exception rf MU Hr-l"
Pfgrfrtn who vm home from In4"
nendence for th" weeW-pn'. Th"
fcnltter W" the Mlse t "ii)-o pon
""i.'Ads MOIfr. Lvdi Hll. Do-othv
Panrce. He'en Pere. I rirn B'l
Cnvtve Avtor. r.rtnwt KoV'n
"fl Kva Scotf.
besides the hoste' !
nd her extra auest.
vH AHe 'fichrrtnV th hif
es t a,tretty s"rnrie rrfv tr ' "
"t ih hrSme o hr
Center ". r vt tn bn"
o" of Mt" PT-Mwlr-S ptn"
ht-ndiT. ! Tne vT;n a ni4o'
'th mle, ctirA tt f 1 r n " n r A
OiHm Ciri Ktt'. Am WC'li-"-Prom
.Tow Tn V"i
rn ?"'. A H" n r Ttoaalo RoSfiinV
""d Messrs. Vester Bones, Ray Haw
thorne and Lester Frame, Mrs. M
B. Rojrers, Mr. and Mrs. Watklns
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Simpson, Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Schrunk and Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Schrunk.
BITS FOR BREAKFAST !
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All sunshine yesterday.
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Austria Is going to pieces.
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The people of the dual monarchy
are tired of the war.
.
There was never anything in th
war for them but sacrifice and bur
den, and they want to quit.
So will be the beginning of th
end of the war. The German people
Alkali Makes Soap
! Bad for Washing Hair
Moxt soaps and prepared sham
poos contain too much alkali, which
very injurious, as !t dries the
cilp and makes the hair brittle.
The best thing to use is just plain
mulsified cocoanut oil, for this i
nnre and entirely greaseless. It's
very cheap, and beats the mot ex
pensive soaps or anytlhng else all to
Pieces. You can get this at any drug -store,
and a few ounces will last th- j
n-hol family for months. j
Simply molnten the hair with wa-1
er and rub it In. about a teapsonful '
' all that I retiutred. It makes an
abundance of rich, creamy lather.
'r'teh'' nd rl"ses out
easily. The hair dries quickly and
ve-ily: and Is "(!, fresh looking,
bright fluffv. rw and easy to .han
dle, Bestd-, It loosns and taken
out everv particle of dust, dirt and
'liindruff.
January 23. w-irt-iwiay lx-ctur- r--
i.?
rum on iiunoian niuww rty ir. j-rnnK
Wilbur Chi-, H-I.m TuMIc library. !
Jmuary ?i. Kridny ,nt hH.I
tuni..r hh1 CroHit nuxilisry carnival.
January 25. Friday. Triangular d-l
ll ,fu,'b"rd 9'1 Kstaea.la j
January 2". Kunday. Itally of 3rf- .
fi'rm.n Sunflav o-h.. district at Marlon.;
February 2. Krblav Arbor day
!. Ii, ii. r' A .. t tt d 1 - . I.m - -t
'Ir-rman allf-na. I
February 8. Friday. fior Kenut an- i
; nlvrraary to b- celc-bratcd in Salfm. j
wfc tn fire,.,, " "n" "'"
F-burary 1J. Tucsdav Lincoln day.
February IS. Katurday. Celebration I
u .ifnF nnlvr'Ty ot foundin ofj
February 1. Rturl v Mental rx
tn'natlon to h counducted at Katnn
II for ran1'l-tii for anntlntment to
1 '""-! .Htale- navaV aendemv
f-'ebrnarr 11 to K.--Farm crop and
I'.Sor rurvev.-
rebruaw ' f 4 W'teen Orrron
""' of Christian Endeavor so
ciety, Eugena.
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CLOSS OUT SALE
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Our prices ABE LOWER BY FAR than you willver see prices again until after the WAR
IS OVER ' v V '
BUY NOW AND SAVE MONEY
SCRIMS and
CURTAIN
NETS
12c Scrims, yard 10c
18c Scrims, yard 13c
20c Scrims, yard 15c
25c Scrims, yard 20c
35c Scrims, yard 25c
40c Scrims, yard 28c
45c Nets, yard. .32c
50c Nets, yard.. 39c
60c Nets, yard.. 4c
75c Nets, yard.. 62c
Embroideries
$6.00 Embroideries $3.00
$3.50 Embroideries. . . .'$1.73
$3.00 Embroideries. .. .$1,50
$2.00 Embroideries. . . .$1.00
$ .85 Embroideries....! .42
$ .45 and 40c;Emb.. . . $ 59
$ .24 Embroideries.... $ .14
will be next. In fact, many of them
are already next.
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The German propagandists in Aus
tria tell the people there that thev
are in favor of peace without annex
ations and indemnities.
V
Mitt they reserve judgment on Al
sace and lorralne. If that crime
of forty years were out of the way.
the war would very soon be over;
and it may be anyway.
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As the writer takes it, the BoUhe
viki argument Is that in a Socialistic
society no government at all is nec
essary. The thing Just runs itself.
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That is substantially the argu
ment npon which the Bolshevik! pro-
sume to dissolve the constituent a-
sembly.
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The locking of horns by Senator
Chamberlain, and President Wilson
was the sensation of the dav in
Washington. There Is every indica
tion that only 9 small grease spo'
is left of Senator Chamberla'nV
proposltlon to create a war council
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If the new tax scheme of Senator
Smoot allows t ultimate consumer
o escane with his life, we are for
It strong. Los Angeles Times.
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ir--!M be noted that the Hohen
zollern boys of all ages are kept safe
iv behind the Itnes. and the further
the safer. Exchange.
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The otd-fashloned motto. "Boost,
hut don't knock." Is suspended dur
ing the period of price fixing.
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We understand that all of the
socks being knitted by the women
have toes pointing toward Berlin.
It is all right to have a meatless.
1 wheatless and a iork'ess day In
thl roantrv: but what we really
need is a hogfess day.
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t mm va Ka ilAs,
mted tb Russia Is to be made!
safe for hypocrisy.
Thev nre having about everything
n tne wsr rr nnrtages back east'
but
a snow shortage.
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Tnere naa ieen no new change n i
he head of the h Inning board at''ately for ureent and important
he hour of closing this page. j "rV In the execution of the selective
One lump of sugar In the coffee
Instead of two will help win rtie wa.
s w s
ben Uncle Sam gets oven to President Wilson has addressed a
France in numbers every little move- letter to alt teachers asking them to
ment will have a meaning all Itstglve their services for the very lm -
own. (portant work required.
It is suggested that the proposed
retirment of Sir Cecil Spring R(re i
I ought to be announced in the food
conservation columns.
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r So far as the war Is concerned, we
i are not concerned so much about
lour aims as our hits. Nashville
Southern Lumberman.
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There are some evidences from
Berlin that Germans still Imagine P.
I nn-hl tn vim Iha lrnch and
,rUIgh to death. Dallas Ne ws.
Wilhelm will now devote himself
to writing an Easter address. New
1 org Sun.
mm-
Ttnaala It miklnr hlatnrv
like a
stuttering man telling a funny story.
Kansas City Star.
Perhap, was the intention
Perhaps it was the Intention to
wait and capture machine guns from las to his qualifications for special
the Germans. Kansas City Times, jdnt'e transcribed on a prepared
mm m m . j card.
Messrs. Postpone. Procrastinate., Knowledge Prevented Itolay.
and Delay are three prominent a short time ago General Pershing
stents of Prussia In the United j rolled a number r rained moeor
Sutes. Chicago Dally News. ologists to be hurried to France.
AT THE
Dress floods
For Less
$4.00 values.. $3.4
$3.75 values.. $3.00
$3.50 values... $2.78
$3.00 values... $2.67
$2.25 values - $1.0
$l.U'j values.. $l.4a
$1.65 values... $1.37
$1.50 values... $124
$1.35 values... $1.00
$1.00 values. .,$ .78
$ .90 values... $ .6U
$ ,75 values. . .$ .54
$ .60 values. ..$ .4U
$ 0 values. . .$ .ltf
UMBRELLAS
$1.50 values. ..8
$1.75 values. . .$1.10
$2.00 i values., . ?pj
$2425 values, J .$1.6il
$2.50 values . '. $1.94
$2.75 values. ..$2.19
$3.od values... $2.44
$3.50 values... $2.94
$4.00 values... $3.44
$4.50 values.;,. $3.04
$5.00 values - .$4.44
$5.50 values . . .$4,94
$6.00 values... $5.25
"BLIND TiIAN'S CREED" IS SUBJECT
OF SERMON BY REV. MR. ELLIOTT
Rev. Carl H. F.Iliott of the Pres
byterian church developed an inter
esting sermon; Sunday evening on
the subject. "The Blind Man's
Creed, suggested by the text, "One
thing I know; I was .blind, now 1
see."
Mr. Klliotf showed that while the
creed was . a very, pimple one. It
served to build spiritual strength.
The personal element entering into
the creed gave it more power for the
blind man's good than the Lheolog-
( teal knowledge that many men have,
I -n Mr. Elliott's opinion.
Among otnen tmngs. Air. canoti
saia:
"This
was a very simple creed.
A'ter all a very simple diet suffices
for health and strength. The sol
dier has a limited' menu but keeps
l " 'luu"
! '''"'" Of dollars may be paid for a
jstateroom on one of the 'palatial
... ., 1 tw
Bit-Biumps. uui iu pea air is just as
invigorating as it blows into the
common cabin. This is an age of
many books, but Lincoln grew great
with no library worth mentioning
erceo the Bible and 'The . Life of
Washington.' Some giant souls have
bfen nourished on very . simple
creeds.. - , .;
"The blind man's creed was also
personal. When Melvin Trotter, the
successful rescue worker, was exam
ined for ordination, it is said that!
EDUCATORS WILL
BE CALLED UPON
I Work Is Important in Con-
r
...
neCllOD. With selective
J Service Law
pnnn.Avn nr tan 21 vrv
I school teacher in Oregon is asked by
i-
he government to volunteer Inline-
service uw in this state. I
The same call is beln-r made of
teach'ers in every state. So urgent I
is the need of their assistance tlut:
wor is 10 neip ocai uraii.
boards compile immediately a com
nlete card Index showing the special
qualifications of every man they
have classified under the draft law.
I tela .V-eW"l .Vow,
This Information must be had by
the government at once, because
calls for men specially qualified for
certain duties are received, from th-
armv every day. Ixical boards arc
too busy making classifications to do
the work. .
The ierNons best fitted of all oth
ers to perform this, patriotic task are
the school teochers, and they are
ow asked to volunteer their services
to their respect I vel oral boards. .
The work will not be hard or ex
cinr. N'o teacher will be asked to
give more than a few hours for a few
clavs. But sneed and accuracy are
required. The Questionnaire of ev
ery man who has been classified
must be examined and information
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; some deep theological question was
asked him, and be answered; 'Search
me.' He was unlearned In the creed
of the schools, but he had rome to
know that Jesus saves men from
drunkenness and the' brothel and be
was ordained because he had a creed
built up on his own experience.
"The blind man's creed was a pro
gressive, growlnx creed. Jesus found
him a'ter. he had been thrown out
of the synagogue and asked him,
'Dost thou believe on the Son of
God? 4 I the man answered, "Who
is he. Lord, that I may believe on
Him?' and when Jesus answered, 'Ha
is that sperketh with thee.' the
blind man replied, 'Lord, I believe.'
He irould not be bound by the creed
of his parents, nor by the belief that
lie himself had had. His creed was
enpablej of expansion so as to in-e-urte,
ier truth as it appeared to
his he"rt and soul.
"Too nvny of cn hold to a mini
mum creed; we should believe as'
much. as we can. It is a distinct
moral and spiritual loss for us to fail
to believe all truth that we can un
dertsand and all that Is believable.
lfJesn Christ is divine, then he
wo bel' es in Him only as human
U losing from bis life the inspira
tion that the larger conception gives.
"The blind man wanted a maxi
mum creed and so kept it adjustable
to Inc'udc new truth as God revealed
it to him."
The government had a list of me
teorologists, so the rail was filled
and the men sent without delay.
I Similar calls for specialists la
her lines are being made continu
ally. Jt Is Imperative that the war
department have a complete card
Index, listing for example all tb
carnenters. the mechanics.' the black
smiths., the accountants and so on.
so that at a moment's notice tb
I men required can be called out 07
I consultation of the index.
! , Kve-y. teacher in Oregon who will
.ui .1, .vmiM
(present himself or herself immedl-
'.. .! t at -Jt
a'' 10 OT "ru'
-
ImDOrtant AddtetSti tit i
ft 1 ft a j -r J
balem l W. C. A, I Oday
Of much Interest in Salem this
afternoon will be the addresses ott
war work which will be given at
- 2:30 o'clock at a maws meeting at
the Young Women's Christian aso-
elation rooms. Miss El zabeth YOi.
dean of women at the t'nlverity of
Oregn. will speak on 'War Service"
and Mrs. William McMasters of Port
land will tell of V. ,W. C. A. work
j TO RELIEVE CATARRH
t At DEAFNESS AND
I HEAD NOISES
If you have Catarrhal reafneas
or head nnlnri ko to your drua
Klat and tret t ounce of Par
mint (double strength), and add
to it pint of hot water and
4 iiunrm of granulated sugar.
Tk 1 tablepoonfukf four times
a tny. i -
Thla will often bring quick re
lief from the dlatreaalngi h-al
noiaea. Cloa'ged noatrlla hould
open breathing become eaay and
the mucua atop dropping Into the
throat. It la caay to prepar
rout a Jittl and la paaant to
take. Any one who haa t'atarrb
al Deafneas or head noiaea ahould
irLy thla preacrlption a 1 trial.
Capital Drug Htore.
a