The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, July 28, 1923, Page 4, Image 4

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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 23, 1923
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PRESIDENT HARDING AND SALEM
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, President Harding is passing through Salem at an early
hour this morning - ? 1 J
; And the people of this
of not disturbing his rest
that he needs it on account of
bo far and the strenuous days that are ahead
, . ' And the, people of Oregon's capital city are bjs friends
and have been and will be his supporters j
, , Because they believe in him; have faith in his honesty
and good intentions ? regard him as an able executive; respect
him as a fearless administrator of the Constitution and the
laws of the countryv T - i
, The people of Salem would have been delighted to show
President Harding Oregon's capital city, 1 to convince him
that it is the "City Beautiful," the Cherry City of the
World ; the hop and prune and loganberry andflax and walnut
and filbert and strawberry metropolis of. this great region;
the ytity.'of welcome; the city of opportunity in the land of
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. The peppermint and blackberry and black raspberry and
gooseberry and pear, and celery and poultry, and goat and hop
center of this section '--r ;j Y i -
That Salem took last year
rtcans used in the Pacific Northwest in packing fruity and will
use more this year . Y i: ! -
t Or about twice the number of cans used by the whole
- Columbia river salmon pack. Y
f -Our people would like.to show- President Harding that
there' could be grown and manufactured in the Salem dis
strict on !and that is now waste, or fallow; , the 50 to ,60 mil
'.. lion dollars worth of flax and hemp manufactures an4 seed
1 nhatomr;tuntiy Impbrtd ' annually; that Salem has the only
. y fiber flax industry of consequence in the United States--I
I VThat Oregon, Washington and Idaho could raise the
t 1 beets to make the United States self contained in sugar manu-;;ffactaring-.
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. iuSome time, during his second " administration; r if not
- before, the people of Salem hope they may. be given an op
j portunity to show President and Mrs. Harding the beauties
and to explain to tnem tne
siiTTftiinHinir rnnntrv;. :
Sbs Athet Armories of oregon
" YA local publication that, for reasons which puzzle none,
flrmarentlv has an' innate and incrrowincr aversion for any-
thing; relating to the World war and the men who served in
it. devotes its - whole editorial
White, -Adjutant General of the. state,, for; his refusal to let
Eugene V. Debs use National Guard armories in which to hold
radical meetings. . . . : .'".-.' ; . : . ... r
i One takes ; it; after leading the editorial outers that
General White 'made a grievous error in not welcoming .this
distinguished ex-convict into the armories and making him
feel at home. j
I No doubt it would have been a delicate courtesy had the
Adjutant General ordered the American flag; sjtf ipped from
Its staff on the armory for the occasion in honor of the man
who was thrown into jail for lending aid and comfort to the
1 1 enemy during America's darkest hour t ; ; Y
-JY;- For. the sight of the flag must always be something of
an annoyance, if not an accusation, to such men as Debs and
his advocates. . ; r- ,t
; General White "might also have had the regimental bands
massed; to play the anthem of the Russian Soviet, and re
moved the bronze tables recording the names of those valient
American lads who left these same armories a 'few years
ago never to return. j
4 Thereby, he might have won the approbation of Debs
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city are paying him the respect
at an unseemly, hour, realizing
the hard work of his journey
more than a fourth of all the
opportunities oi tsaiem ana its
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page to flaying George A.
after a lapse
years. Photo l
ward Oonli of
".cret. Hott)
lapse of seventy-five
hows Mrs. Ed-
Seneca Falls
and the editorial tributes of
lanimous Americans. r
But the writer is mighty
exactly what he did
Refused Debs admission
refused it in a way that left
by throwing Debs rotten war
And no doubt nearly everyone else feels1 this same way
about it.
The war is five years in
forget it. Y -
But we must not forget
that new sense of a united
that came to us out of the war.
Nor must we forget that
their duty to our country in
some men were the enemies
It is dangerous to forget
And so we should all be
what he said to Eugene V. Debs.
ANOTHER GEORGIA;
Soviet domination In the an
cient province of. Georgia has
swollen the cost of living. .That
section of the' " Caucasus ' moun
tains used to be a snap for trav
elers. One could live there for
about half what it cost In Mos
cow, nut it is ainerent now. u
the landlord has to take Russian
money he will demand 250,000,-
000 rubles for a day's board. Even
n million-ruble notes this would
make a bundle about the size of
bale of hay. Ancient sports
used to speak blithely of having
more money than some people had
hay. In soviet Russia a load of
loose hay 13 worth' more than the
same stack of paper rubles. March-
ng through Georgia. Russia, will
cost the tourist about 500,000,000
rubles a day. i -f . : i
VILLA AXD PERSHING
General Villa cost Uncle Sam
more than $100,000,000, accord
ing to the estimate of the war de
partment, and seven years ago
the government would have been
glad to pay $1,000,000 for his
pelt. But he saved It and now
there is no Indorsement of his as
sassination. Unsuccessful as it
was, it was the Villa campaign
that eave General Pershing his
toenail gr!puon immortality. It
made him .the logical contender
for the great post overseas and
that eufficed.
BRIGHTENING UP
The faculty in the University of
Moscow will not permit' the stud
ents to Indulge in the guitar, the
mandolin, the ukelele or the saxo
phone. These -are considered as
the tools of the Idle rich and to
have no standing under a soviet
administration. Uncle. Sam might
strain a point and try to recog
nize, a government that has the
courage to muzzle Its ukelele per
formers. It would seem that here
was a higher civilization than onr
own. If Russia can snuff the Jazz
there must be something to Its ad
ministration, u after alL Ex
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FUTURE -DATES
July 28. Saturday Printers and pnb
Usher of the Willamette Taller : to
picnic dt SiWerton city park.
July 29, Sunday Union church services.
willson park.
July SO, Monday Second term of Will
mette university summer school to
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July 31, Tuesday Annual picnic ; of
Marion Community Club federation.
state fair grounds.
August 1 to 29 Annual encampment of
Boy Scouts at Cascadia,
August 5, Sunday lfi2nd Oregon infan
try to pVnie at Clackamas.
August 16-9 National Kuard rifle
matches at Clarkamaa rifle range.
September 19, Wednesday Willamette
university opens.
September 24 to 2t Ores-on state fair.
-HTS CONVENTION.
Cnristopber of Seneca Falls
(Elizabeth Cady Stanton) In
the Pageant of 1848. In honor
of the first woman's rights con
vention held their seventy-five
years ago. At the left. Mrs.
Susie Latham Larzalere of Sen
eca Falls as Amelia Bloomer.
axter.
wuom ui wen Known
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flabby, treacherous and pusil
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glad, for his part, that he did
to any armory in the state, and
no room for misunderstanding
record in his face
the background. We all want to
its lessons nor must we forget
and loyal American citizenship
there were men who failed in
that grim emergency. Nor tnat
of their own country,. .
such things as that.
grateful to General White foi
The voter who la looking for ex;
citement In 1924 would certainly
get his fill witTi these tickets In
the field: For president, William
E. Borah, Republican; James A.
Reed, Democrat!, and Henry Ford,
Independent. Tnat would be a
situation that would send every
body to the wopds. Exchange.
The statesmanship of the day
ought not to call for the cutting
down of the wheat acreage, or the
acreage In any other staple crop.
It should call for the produc
tion of more sugar beets, sugar
cane, flax and
provisions for ,
into articles of
other crops, with
their manufacture
'commerce to -the
full limit of tli
e things we lm-
port, and more
That is the big
job. That is what J we should
have a right to expect of construc
tive statesmanship. Then we will
have no surplus of wheat. We
will need all w-raise.1
Perhaps one of the three most'
beautiful girls tin the Salem dis
trict is in Eola. Or in Brooks.
There are eome fine looking wo
men in both neighborhoods. It
is their duty, tp enter the contest
for Queen of Egg Day at Peta
luma. Let's show the world that
we are a poultry producing dis
trict', and that
we have the most
beautiful women on this coast.
The Canadian flax puller is due
n Portland this morning. Its
services for about. 20 days will be
needed; so will be the services of
the. 11 Oregon invented and
manufactured .pullers, if they can
be whipped Into shape and effi
ciency. J
There will be more than one
sugar factory in Salem, if there
can be had 1 he leadership at
Washington that will put over
the idea of self contained self But
fiency. which ought to be the
biggest idea of the United States,
worthy of the! team work of the
brightest, brainiest' and best men
in the country!.
Get into the Petaluma Egg Day
queen contest and there will be
a friendship established between
the people of that greatest of all
poultry districts-and those of the
lalem district, who are in fiiend
ly rivalry In this respect. Salem
hopes to out-Petaluma Petaluma
And there is not' a man in'Petalu:
ma who would not like to see Sa
lem go to it.
The Auburn section ought to
haveat least
two of the prettiest
girls In the Salem district.
AIR TRAVEL
An airplane service has been In
lugurated between Newport anl
New York City, so that' the tired
business man may leave hia office
in Wall stree . after the market is
closed and reach his summer
home in time to take part in the
closing activities of the day.
These are said to be among the
first commercial planes in this
country to run on a regular sched
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In Europe sixteen companies
operate air routes covering dis
tances aggregating 8000 miles
Passengers crossing the English
Channel regularly avail them
selves of the; airships for expedi
tious crossing, and the fare' is not
exorbitant. London may be readi
ed from the Near East by plane,'
and vice versa; it is a short' trip jto
Berlin from tnat city, and Franee,
Russia and North Africa are link
ed together! in well-traveled air
routes. ; 1 .
However, when we come to con
aider ( the tremendous strides
made in utilizing aviation for
practical purposes in -Europe we
must consider that the European
companies are aided by govern
ment subsidies. American ven
tures are dependent solely on pri
vate capital, which is still wary of
this particular fjeld. The French
government disburses sums year
ly to her three companies varying
according tc tne A baggage and
passengers parried and the dis
tance traversed.. Last year they
v-.e paid $8,000,000 from this
source, The great feature of the
emu re is the rapidity of -trans
portation, which the government
feels will be an important factor
in many commercial ventures.
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A DISEASE NOT. HABIT
One million drur addict In iha
United States is the tragic total
compiled by the American Phar
maceutical association. Complete
cures are rarely made, although
the pathetic feature of the matter
Is tnat the majority of the victims
ure irmi
themselterrrom thetr-condmon of I
slavery to drugs. .'. More will be
saved, an authority on ; opiates
states, when the public as a whole
realizes that addiction to opium
and derivatives is not a vicious
habit, but a frlghtfsl . . disease
which the sufferer is incapable of
fighting alone, j
Addiction to cocaine is compar
atively easyo cure, .as withdraw
al of the drug causes intense men
tal torture, but has no harmful
physical result. But" depriving
users of morphine and other nar
cotics of their usual dose fre
quently causes convulsions, par-
alysis and sometimes death. Many
a cure has to be abandoned be
cause the subject is too weakened
physically to Btand the strain of
further deprivation, despite his
eagerness to overcome his unfor
tunate habit. Pity for his misery,
rather than contempt for what is
believed his weakness, in not over
coming a vicious habit, is recom
mended by the expert on narcot
ics.
The old adage that an ounce o
prevention " is worth a pound o
cure would work wonders in hand
ling this . situation. The first
thing advised by the pharmacists
in a campaign against the evil is
education. This, they say. should
begin with the doctors, for the
great majority ;of the .victims
have become addicts when recov
ering from operat'ons. Prescrib
ing opiates too freely In times. of
suffering has the result that when
the patient recovers from his Ill
ness he ia in too weakened a con
dition to begin the' battle against
the habit he has acquired, v For
the body of a person who has been
given drugs daily for some weeks
only approximates normality when
the opiate Is present, and the sys
tem weakened by illness cannot
stand the strain of deprivation of
the element that was formerly
ued merely to alleviate pain, f
Given the right conditions,1 the
authority states, any one of us
might become an addict, ilf we
keep this in mind We can view
the sufferings of these unfortu
nates with more charity and set
to work more earnestly to remedy
the tragic situation. For among
the victims are ministers, lawyers
and others in the better walks of
ife, as well as representatives of
every other class.- And, since the
greater per cent J of these, are
slaves toi narcotics through no
fault of their own it is up to the
public to demand that greater
care be exercised in the prescrib
ing of habit-forming drugs. But
the pharmaceutical j association
warns against the reformer who
would completely abolish the man
ufacture of opiates. Jest those in
excruciating . and unbearable
agony be left with nothing to al
leviate their frightful pain, r
RESIXSIBBILITY; NO
AUTHORITY
A prolonged fight in the Philip
pines between the executive and
the legislature has reached the
acute stage through tne resigna
tion of the Quezon cabinet. Gen
eral Wood has stuck to his guns
and has refused to accept a posi
tion of responsibility without au
thority. Manuel; Quezon,' who
may be called tie head of the
home-rule party j in the Islands,
has forced the issue, hoping there
by to bring the matter before the
United States congress for a clos
er definition of the lines of au
thority. ' -' -
Government in the Philippines
Is proceeding as usual, the under
secretaries taking the places of
the secretaries - who. have resign
ed. But this, is only the fjrst
move in ja deep political game the
home-rule party, under Quezon
has been playing for a long time.
They succeeded . In winning . from
the i Democrats .under Wilson cer
tain constitutional prerogatives.
But in attempting to control the
actions' ol Governor Wood they
struck a snag. Finally, unable
to get their way, the Quezon cabi
net, by resigning 'en bloc, has
tried to force further congress
ional action in the administrative
affairs of the Philippines.
A large part of the present con
fusion is a -legacy bejueathed on
the islands by the Wilson Demo
crats. They started something
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they couldn't finish. To pave the
way for . promised independence
they increased the power : of the
local legislature at the expense of
the governor. Harrison, himeelf
a Democrat, cheerfully acquiesced.
But a change in the sentiment of
the country returned a Republi
can congress before- the Demo
cratic independence program was
complete. . .
' This, "left the Philippine people
with half a loaf. General Wood
was sent to maintain the other
half for which the Quezon party
is grabbing. And Wood happens
to be a whole-wheat man.
Just what the present congress
will do In defining the exact rela
tions between the legislature and.
the .executive is problematical.
The situation Is loaded and will
require careful handling. The
Quezonlsts are still fighting for
the independence they were led
to hope far by the last Democratic
administration. General Wood
evidently will never accept respon
sibility without authority,
The whole muddle, a left-over
from the Democratic propensity
to bite off more than it can chew
is thus thrust on President Hard
ing and the Republican' party.
Apparently, the present sentiment
of congress is opposed to Philip
pine independence at thia stage of
International adjustments. : Nor
is it likely, unless - something 'at
present unforeseen changes the Is
sue, to favor it In the near future.
Yet we must not forget that the
native party has certain Just and
fair claims to place before con
gress. The Democrats opened the
door of Independence Just far
enough to give them a glimpse of
the vistas beyond. Then Uncle
Sam started to close it. But the
Quezon party has its foot across
the threshold. And this foot pre
vents General Wood from shutting
it up tight again. Congress has to
decide whether the Quezon foot
shall be sjueezed or the gover
nor's strong arm restrained. '
The reader is reminded that
what stands for the constitution
In "the Philippines Is the law of
congress under which the insular
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Lessons Champion Swimmers Learn I
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SCULLING
(This is the seventh of a series
of eight articles by Plerson L.
Maxwell, a swimming expert, who
has taught boys and girls to swira
at municipal beaches, ocean
beaches and ' private pools. Mr.
Maxwell has been a life guard and
a racing swimmer for a number
of years. He knows what he is
talking about when it comes to
swimming.- Clip these articles and
follow them if you want to become
a good swimmer.)
If you have followed the first
six articles -of this series' and
worked so as to learn' what the7
have tried to teach yon, you Will
be ready for some of these water
tricks which good swimmers of
ten use for their own pleasure and
for the amusement of others.
One of the fundamental points
cf much trick swimming is "scull
ing." which is Just one1 kind of
swimming.: To learn to skull,
turn - over on the back, put j the
arms at the sides, and start using
the crawl kick, to keep you; up.
When you have started this kipk,
start the hands moving, first away
from the body, out to the 'sides,
and then back into the body again.
t THE SHORT STORY, JR. I
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A WOODEN BIRTHDAY RABBIT
Little Dudley whittled away
At a gift for his brother's birth
' day. . ... .
-When a toy-niaker's eyes
iHsrpvereil the prize, ;.
He offered him fifty as pay. . ,
Dudley whittled away at the
little wooden rabbit he was mak
ing. "Oh. shoot," he grumbled,
'I wish I had some money -so I
could buy Buster one of those
soft, f nrrjr bunnies that he's s-
crazy for. lie has so many toys
that I've made him", he's begin
ning to get tired of them."
Buster was Dudley's baby bro
ther and Dudley thought more of
him than anything in the world.
Dudley thought bitterly that he
wouldn't mind being so poor for
himself if he. only had money to
government operates. The acts of
congress are the fundamental
laws. ',; " "t
And they heed ' amending.
There must be authority corre
sponding to responsibility in the
office of the governor ; general,
else there Is a seed bed for trou
ble and misunderstanding.
Our congress should have men
in It big enough to frame the pro
per amendments, and a majority
sufficiently far seeing and sensi
ble to pass the amendments. And
then Governor General Wood, if
he is not big enough for the Job;
for the responsibility going with
the authority, should be replaced
by a citizen of the United States
who is big enough. If he is big
enough, he should have the back
ing of the full authority of the
United States government- in ev
ery arm qt its entire organiza
tion. ' : . ' ; ' .'
THE PRINCEL V BUSINESS
The young heir to the British
throne is. .known as the smiling
Prince, but in the pictures taken
of him of. late. there is a hint of
melancholy. . The exactions placed
upon him may be to blame. He is!
about the busiest man in the em
pire. c He has to open a fair, lay
a corner-stone or make some, oth
er public appearance in some sec."
tion of the kingdom, an overage
of twice a day. Naturally, it
keeps him on the Jump and when I
he is not in the hands of his valet,
being fixed up for the next show.
he is in the keeping of a commit
tee of British citizens: or citizen
esses who think they are showing
him a good time. To. keep this
up day after day and month after
month must be wearing even on
a smiling Prince. -If he would
get married ' and settle down the
Britishers would love him as much
and treat him with more consid
eration. :
A BARMECIDE FEAST
A more ' elaborate' expression
which we meet occasionally to de
scribe making some one's "mouth
water" and then disappointing
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Move Rapidly
Do this rapidly, and you will
find that you are 'moving through
the water at a fast clip. If yoa
keep the finger tips higher than
the wrists you will move head
first through " the water; - if the
finger tips are kept lower than
the wrists, you will 'move feet
first through the water.
By doubling up in: a ball, knee
drawn in toward the-chin, and
sculling with the right finger tips
higher than the L- wrist and the
left-hand finger tips lower than
the wrist, you Will move around
in a circle and look like 'a wash
tub spinning in a -mill race.
Put Arms Behind Head
Now, if .you can scull a little
bit, put your arms-out In back c.J
your head., take a good breath of
air and start sculling.. You will
move forward, feet first, your
head will go. under water and
gradually your whole body will
submerge and you will be. travel
ing along . under kater. looking
like a submarine. Come to the
top when you are out of breath.
(Next week : "The Racing Back
Stroke.")
buy Buster the things he want
ed. '. . , . .- (
It wasn't quite, a week now un
til Buster's second birthday. .Dud
ley thought" of all the things i
would have liked to have bought
his baby hrotber. as. he, whittled
out two long slender ears for his
wooden rabbit. Then screwing on
the tiny hinges he fastened the
ears to the side of the bunny'r
bead and the -rabbit was done'.
He painted it a bright, rosy color.
Buster's favorite color, and set
it on the shelf to dry.-
Dudley had been working In his
grandfather's bam. As long as
he worked -at home Bueter Insist
ed upon being with . him every
minute so he had to go away if
he wanted to surprise him.
Bright and early on the little
boy's birthday Dudley "went down
to his grandfather's; to get the
raDDit. He was quite pleased
wun tne toy. Hurrying along
home confident of Buster's Joy In
his new plaything, he was stopped
by a man. ' :-. :.; '. .
"Where did you get that rab
bit?" the man. asked. ' .
"I made it." Dudley displayed
his rose-colored rabbit proudly.
Encouraged by the admiration In
the man's eyes. he. , thawed him
how the hig ears flopped up and
: mm, or any uisumsionment I
lowing a deliberate drawing c
of one's hopes, is a BarmecL
feast," The term comes to t
from one of the "Arabian, Night,
tales. j
Barmecide, a rich and heartk
merchant of Bagdad, as the stc.
goes, is annoyed by the lmportus.
Ing of a hungry beggar. He C
vites the man to his home, when,
with cunning cruelty, he has t
before the famished creature oil
great covered platter after. anotL.
en . And when the beggar ralii
the covers he finds the disfcu
empty. ; . . , J j
That is the original "BarmecLV
feast." -Jean Newton In Los Aa
geles Times.
DRESS SUIT ISSUE IN
MINNESOTA
It is set forth as a good rea:;
for putting a senatorial toga c
the rather impossible Magt i
Johnson of Minnesota that he tf -
er wore, and would never wear,
swallow-tall coat of the convb
tional pattern. The issue is t ;
new In American politics. Almc ;
half a century ago Ben Butl
had to meet it in Massachusetts.
He was : criticized for making p
litlcal speeches in evening dress;
some of tne Boston newspapers
made merry freely at his expensa.
His answer was to put on tls
'fancy togs" and face his constit
uents at Lowell with th's explan
ation: "It's my business as a lav
yer, 'most every day in the week,
to meet some of the wealthiest
and most powerful men In Boat'os,
and, when I do, a sack suit ii
what I wear. But nothing is too
good to put on when I aDpear be
fore the good and friendly voters
of Lowell to -whom I owe ti
much.-- lie -was cheered to Cj
echo. Brooklyn Eagle, '.
Miss Margaret Wilson, daugh
ter of former president Wiisc .
has become associated with tl
Blow company of New York, i
national advertising agency. Si;,
prepared herself for the work 11
months course of study and wi::
be engaged in selling work.
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Of Fnn
Edited by John M, Miller.
WHEN IT RAINS CATS
AND, DOGS
Old myths irom .Norway con
tain weird tales of the Influence
of cats and dogs on the weather
As the cat represented the rak
the dog was supposed to be the
wind , that 'accompanied the rain.
Therefore, "to rain cats and dogs
meant, to rain and blow.
The dog and wolf . were atteni
ants upon Odin, the storm god.
In old German prints, wind it
represented by the head of a.doj
or, a wolf from which issue greal
blasts. English sailors still say
that a rain comes when the ship'i
cat Is unusually frisky. Witch
were believed to assume the form
of cats and ride upon the storm.
To hear, .the .expression, "It's
the cat's nose," you would not
understand what was meant at
all. But In parts of Norway it
would mean, "It's the northwest
wind blowing."
There r are - two other explana
tions of the expression to "rala
cats and dogs." One Is that .it
comes from the word "catadupfl,''
meaning waterfall or cataract
"It is raining catadupes."
The second explanation is that
it is a corruption of two Greek
words, "cata doxas," which meani
contrary to experience, or in an
unusual manner.
. Never Thouglit of That.
Teacher:. "Rastus. am 'pasts'
a common noun?"
Rastus: . "No, teacher; 'pant'
am an uncommon noun."
Teacher: "How-come, uncom
mon nouni" ...
t- Rastas: ."Becoz. teacher, pants
am singular at de ton an nluri.1
at de bottom."
.'Was it your own Idea?" t:v'
man asked.
"Yes, sir." .
"How miich will you take for
the Idea? I'm the manager of the
toy shop out at the edge of town.
Those bunnies would sell like hot
cakes, I'll tell you what. 1 11 pay
you $30 for the Idea, and give yoa
a 'royalty on all the sales."
Without a word Dudley hand
ed over his rose-colored bunny.
Fifty dollars sounded like a vast
fortune to him. The man wrote
him a check. "Say, did you e.r
make any other toys?" he asked.
"I've made lots of them for my
kid brother. Come home with
me and! I'll show them to you.
But wait a. minute, I want to go
in here and get one of these furry
rabbits for Buater. lie's wanted
one for ever so long." . .
- And from that time 'on Dudlc-r
continued to sell hs wooden toys
and little Buster had all the nice,
soft, furry things that any baby
could want. . . -..