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vWAR ENGINE TO PERFtiftSl
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left unasslgned. About this time
word came that a battalion of tank
ers were forming for the overseas
trip and as short a few men. Pri
vate Liklns heard of this and, cradl
ing out of bed, went to his com
manding officer and politely asked
(or release from the hospital for en
trance In the corps. ' This' waa de-
nled; Next dar . the performance
was repeated, whereupqa-fne officer
delivered himself of
reflecting on the Intelligence shown ' fu happening.
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soy me sick private. The private did 131 Private
not take his officer
fitting manner and after some par
leying he returned to his bed. Be-
iore dawn the next morning the C.
O. came to the patient's cot, told him
a truck was waiting and to get his
THE OREGON STATESMAN TllTRSDAY. APIUL 17. 1010
ove'rleas"11' Pre'ator' the afternoon of the fifth f Novem.
The trip was made without event-
On November ' t
The private did H,?18 Prlvate Llkins arrived at
s remarks in a j SfJ?8,11' Fnce, and absolutely
! without Iouva itio.ii.j ki .
- t xukucu uimseu lo a
truck train leaving for Verinnes, (h
was satisfied the war would end
soon), and from there straight to the
Argonne forest, with the 34 5th bat-
Htmnoiine tank corps. This was
Der. The PPtt mnrninr ... v-
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nour, a barrage went over. They
were now at the front. Private Llk
ins saw a man crawling into a tank
and having been assigned to none
himself, he crawled after him, tak
ing the gunner's place. At 10:30 the
tank ran Into a snell hole partly fill
ed with water.
Private Likins and the driver, get-
wk wun mem the ma
chine gun and the two men took
turzs carrying it on thHr backs un
der heaTy shell fire. U4.U1 la the ev-
-ning. me otner man was killed. Not
being able to manage the run. Prl
vate Uklns dropped it, picked up a
wounded lieutenant jear him and
carriea Mm to first aid. For the art
of carrying the machine gun, the
Croix de Guerre was awarded, and
w a. m i . . .
tor printing in the lieutenant, a Palm
I I : .,' ' mmmmm m 1 ......
' Wfn n n rrK
JXFF THOUSAND OF OUR
lie among the-poppies of Flanders Fields in
France. To thenl onl v is the war ovt . tt?i
have paid the price in uH. To countless other thous
ands of these boys returning home maimed and
broken the war will still go on; they will be paying the
price every day, during the remainder of their lives.
Can we who stayed at home carelessly arid thought
lessly assume the "ivcr is over" attitude until bur bal
ance of account is paid--ointil we have redeemed our
pledge-f o : bear- tlwalfwst:-no matter what its amount?
h in u
b3 .P .
is m liquidation of the debt for men and munitions we
amassed, and which brought about the end of the war
saving for every day it was shortened billions more in
money Nand thousands more in lives.
The imprint of fame upon the name of ouijair state will turn to a stain of shame
if we do not meet the obligation this Vidlory Loan represents. You are face to
face with the real tel of citizenship true Americanism. Let this tesl find you
measuring up one hundred per cent loyaL
U lL U
The Parent Bond: or Them AH
The government bond is the Parent bond of all bonds. Back of the gov
ernment bond are all the assets and all the resources that supply the value
of all other bonds, all other securities, all other investments.
The government bond is a prior lien on lands, homes, chattels and every
thing else, and the bonds to be issued under the name of v the Victory Lib
erty Loan are the highest of the high in government bonds. They constitute
a contract of the United States, government, entered .into by unanimous vote
of congress, and therefore a contract and mortgage behind which stands the
possessions of One Hundred and Ten Million American people with their
entire resources developed and undeveloped; the intelligence, ambition and
ability ofjhese One Hundred and Ten Million people mortgaged to pay the
The Victory Liberty, Loan Bonds, will bear an attractive rate of interest
and, together with all other desirable elements, when compared with other
investments as to strength, collateral and return, have no equal;
This is one of 176 advertisements inserted simultan
eously in evey newspaper in the State of Oregon on
behalf of the success of the Victory Liberty Loan for
we believe in this cause and are willing to contribute
to the full extent of our power. ,
MORRIS BROS., Inc.
JOHN L. CTKERIDGE. Vice-President
PORTLAND, OREGON ...
THE PREMIER EOXD HOUSE
J waa attached, making thla medal
equal to the Victoria Cross.
iTijaie uuns next norninc at
tached himself to another tank and
In three days occupancy or It. three
driTers were killed. The fourth drlr
er to be killed was struck by a shell
which also struck Prints Uklns.
This was (he 8th of November. Next
time Private Uklns took notice of
things, he was hi base hospital .24.
-nKres. mis on the llth of No
vember. With a rnmnonn r.--.
the le. a dislocated shoulder, a frac-
iurra ssuu and badly t:ased.
After more than a month la the
Place he was sent to an evacuation
m soutnern France, bat be
cause he had nvr a. VI A
because he had heard it was a nice
piace. ne aecided he mUht as well
make It a nice visit. He was rone
14 dars before renortin ki. ..
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v l la l. wim a Itnrr nr v
SiZ months to thm v.
minute, from th tima t t-
the Unk corps. Private Uklns re-
luiuea 10 nis wire and his small
aagnier m Portland. He had been
run 20 or mom nntflt. ka v .
roaen many riba. but he came home
Besides his Croix de Guerre with
its Palm, he wear aronn4 hi. id.i.
der a cord of scarlet, whtrh w..
award for valor, which was riven to
uuit inree ouirns in the war, one
to an infantrr
orp and to the tank corps with
which Private Uklns attached hi ni
sei r. This particular
ed by the French nine times for brav
CLUB ROOMS FOR FARMER
IS NEW PLAN ANNOUNCED
(uontinued from Pace 1.)
means that be also has the privilege
of attending our monthly open farm
meetings, where we may together
discuss those matters that are of vi
tal Importance to the entire community.
"we soon will v tnr Mnnt.
to solicit members In the various
communities and if you will, it will
assist us to put In motion a most
meritorious enterprise and one much
needed by the farmer a wti . fh
The - Drorfalnna . nf' IV. c 1. 1.
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Hughes bill providing for vocational
education was explained by County
ocoooi supervisor John W. U Smith
who outlined the effect of the bill
as applied to Marion Mint
The remainder of the program waa
kiich to mosicai DomMn and en
C. E. Snenca of Orrni Pi tr mm-
ter of the state rrtnrr. u amA.
J. S. Whitehead Of Tnrn.r tipmI.
. - Mr
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Oakland s 7 t
Kantlehner. SmJLh and .XKv
Brooks Arlett. Kramer and'SHlioiL
At ia Angeles II II E
Los A'jgeles ....C IO I
Vernon .4 c a
Pertica and Lanan iionpir n
At Sacramento n H",E
Seattle ,...o 4 l
Sacramento ....I 4 0
Mains and Coleman Pinrh ta
At Salt Lake Citlr n it p
Portland i k i
Salt Lake s - $
Lunkanovle. James and Baker;
Markle and Spencer.
Appearance of Influenza
at Liberty Causes Alarm
v Alarm Is beinr xnratuwl in iv
bommunity Just south of Salem at the
reponea outbreak or Spanish Influ
enxa. which It Is feared may spread
to the CitT. -Dr. J. Rit Pmhrtnn.
city health officer says that to far no
cases have been reported to him la
Salem but he has personally attended
a number of cases at Liberty and
Just west of there. In several hous
es as many as four in one family were
111 with it and he had knowledge of
at least a dozen persons suffering
irom me nu.
Dr. C E. Cashatt. eountr fahrKlr-
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Ian. has onlr been lDDriiuvl of ivn
or three cases in the last few days.
He expressed the opinion that most
of the people he had seen near Ub
erty were suffering from "tonsilitls.
pure and simple. However. Dr.
Cashatt issued a warning that peo
ple be on the lookout for influenxa
again, as he agrees with Ir. Pember
ton that danger of Us spreading still
Head Under Bombardment
The Salem Student nod- nt h in.
has begun a bombardment of teJe-
grams upon tneofflee or Ralph" E.
Weeks, of Scranton. Pa. nro.lri.nt nt
the schools. In behalf of Benjamin
n. i-crains. who has been discharged
as representative of the schools in
this district. Mr. Perkins waa re
moved by Manager Snvder of th
In reply to a telegram sent tt
week Mr. Weeks replied yesterday,
"eying the case had been referred tr
Mr. Snvder for rersonal lnv.iiv.tin.
This ransed the Salem students last
night., headed by O. C. Newgcat.
president of the organization th.t
has been formed here, to wire the
following ultimatum to President
Weeks: , .
"Received roars tat In? e..rf.r
would personally Investigate Perkins.
Have taken the matter up with him
who positively refuses to rernrntz
or cooperate in any way with ns. Rat-
imea prvonal matter with Snyder.
If school' policy is cooperation with
students please amr h ? .
: When Your
tires Cash in i
-; Just as certainly as
you buy. a tire,you.
know that some day
-it-will-iicesh in its-
; checks "ail yours!
, That . day youll
measure its mileage
against the sum you
paid for it. Not until
then, probably, will
"you know whether
that braid of tires ?
: really gives you your j
Unless those tires
be. Diamonds. f You
can count on f Dia
monds to roll up
5,X50, 6,000 and8,000
I miles persistentry
though they COST
LESS than most
; For example, in
winter driving with
chains, 341 Diamonds
arcraed orcr 5,000
: miles oa Quaker Cab
Co. taxis in Philadel
phia. The , Texas Co.
with over 500 cars,
6,000 and 8,000 miles
Why not cut your tire
: upkeep with a Diamond?
. LOT L PEARCE
236 No. Commercial St.
Salem. Phone 00
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