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THE OREGON' STATESMAN; SALEM, OREGON
THURSDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 20. 1923
B. J. HENDRICKS '
;: - - Secretary
- Issued Dally Except Monday by .
' ' f THE 'STATESMAN. PUBLISHING COMPANY :
' si: " 215 8. Commercial St.. Salem, Oregon '
(Portland Office, 723 Board of Trade Building. Phone Beacon lltS)
' MKMJJKR OP THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - s ,
; The Associated Presc is exclusively entitled to the use tor publi
cation of all news dispatches credited to It or not otherwise credited
In this paper and also the local news published herein.
R. J. Hendricks
John L. Brady
Job Department -! ;
Catered at the Postof flea in Salem,
FOR A CHEATER WOOD
Salem is a wood working center. Taking into account the
f ''per mill and saw mills here and in the other cities and towns
Li the Salem district, a very large wood . working business
centers here ' -' '"' - ., j ': . . .
: ij Jiut it . should .be stilljarger. : ', -? js :!;-. 1:14: y ; . , 1 -
, - Salem should have a great 'furniture factory. News print
paper mills arid specialty paper mills ought tp be located here:
We iiave the raw materials, and. we have this available cheap
water power. .-r-'-t -. 'J Vy
1 1 John H. Lewis, then Stile Engineer, in the official " Oregon
Almanac," in 1915 wrote these words: .
; Approximately 20,000,000 horsepower, or one-third of all
the undeveloped wterjfeower in the United States, is located
in the Columbia river basin." i , . t;
, , Some one has recently said that half the water power of
'the. .United5 States; is in thethree. Pacific Coast states, Wash
ington, Oregon and California. .. 1 . L m .
R. VI Another authority says one-fif tK of the standing timber of
the United States is in Oregon. ; V ; ! 1 -
Still another, that the timber", supplies of ; the region east
T?th6 Rocky mountains -will he 'exhausted in 12 years j that
ftvery manufacturing concern, even" a steel plant, must have
i.omeTwood, for. crates and: boxes; that on the average 25 per
( enVotHhe.raw 'materials of manufacturing plants' is wood.
4 ; The head of the. forestry, department of the United States
government, Col. Vm. B. Greeley,' said during a recent Visit
to this state that the lumbering industries ;will in ten years
" e ten times as large as they -are now. ' f ... "
r So many things are working together tor, 'greater and more
Tpe.edy (development of our wood" working industries
For manufacturing plants will have to come where the raw
Materials may be had; and the great bulk of the timber on this
continent ispri the western slope in Alaska,; British Columbia,
..Tashington, Oregon,: Calif ornia and the Pacific coast of Mexico.
Add to all this the fact that three-quarters of the popula
tion of the. world is just across the Pacific ocean ; joined to our
rhores rather than separated Iron them, considered -in terms
cf cheap water transportation- s s -.p ''UH1
And add to all this the fact tEat coal and. other fuels are
growing constantly -scarcer and higher in price, and that the
re 5t field of the immediate and distant future. t for, I bydro
Jectric engineering and investments is along this coast- t
And the dulleit of us ough to see visions of a great future
Vor. ,tha .Paciffe .Coast atates- v . ' :vx';v.l ;.cV.-
1 Salem is the' center of tf gTeat part of Oregon's Immense
tlraber supply, in the foothills and upper slopes of the Coast
:ace and the Cascades, and along the banks of the . Willa
And it i j all Howfi grade to Salem. ; Jr.
With the intelligent reforestation program that is being
orked vout, ' Salem should be permanently a great1 and ever
increasing wood working center, It should be the Grand
""apids of aQregon - -V y-" v - ' ; - ; I --- - - " "
, 1 '! DOST KNOTV,n
"I dia't know." three simple
rords spoken carelessly by hun
reds of folk erery day, are spok
1 sorrowfully and with the aw
jlnesa ot despair, by others less
f srtunate. I don't know" is the
.earing sigh ot the wingnilngled
flatterers , young and old, who
cpulate' the Institutions for the
veak ' And it is the sob of those
.fho surrounded" by love, permit
Ccnisslres to sink to lower .levels.
li one knows or will know the
irr'raamotiTe v which., lures, the
young girl and. matron alike from
',th safety ot the home. In years
ot effort taking4 care ot thoe
caught in the weV or trying to
straighten those who Incline away
from- the narrow 'path, officers
hare had only one answer, to her
i uery of "Why hare you done
this." It is "I don't know. r
i la it a fact that tbese victims do
'not: know? " Have they gone their
course In such a way that they
have not realised their tendency
until they touched bottom? One
thing'la certain, aI the girls and
J women caught: In the meshfs of
social wrongdoing are not hope
less. They are being saved every
day. Kindly hands are reaching
out and friendly administration Is
helping them regain .their feet,
put the 'utatandlng tact is that
the fallen women and girls them
ielres do not know, they cannot
put their finger on the moment
Jhey started to slide. It was a
gradual process.' flattery, false
pride, lore for cheap finery ; or
Eone cause operated to start the
tctossan ;and they" .were very
much surprised to find the'y.were
aboard.. - '
; Some girls will look up at you
with eyes filled with shame. Their
body Is diseased and their soul is
infected but there Is' yet a big
chance. You work hard to gain
their confidence and once gaining
that you have little difficulty
helping them to see for f them
?elres.; tYet you ask them again,
uni again, it Is the same answer.
' i them years later, when they
: 3vo redeemed their souls, "and
f : ie to 70 In those moments of
confidence. It is only the echo
-In and again, "I don't know.
71. :r. tv "ra la Hie girl, who. la de-
t. -3 no longer carC3. She
J. L. BRADY
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Manager Job Dept.
Oregon, as second class matter.
speaks bluntly and coarsely. She
tells how she' only waits the time
when she is free pnee more to ac
cept the .bondage of sin. - She
boasts and' gloats in her candld
ness. But ask. her the old ques
tion, Why?' j Always the answer,
"I don't know."
What are we going to do?
How can we really do much more
than watch and lore and con
tinue' to mourn? They come and
go, many over and -over again.
We have the law; we hare com
passion ; we i have sympathy," but
what can we do? -Together we
must answer? ,.v" -
l -I DONT KNOW." ?
- XII3TRJSATIXG . A :. PRINCIPLE t
75- ; f ,. -.rij
The recall is a principle, fit Is
not a policy, Recognixng it as a J
principle its misuse Is a perversion
'of government. - It must he as
sumed, that the people adapted, the
recall In good faith and for a def
inite purpose. That Its use by dis
appointed office holders and ma
licious politicians was no part of
the original purpose is apparent to
any student of government. 'The
present recall movement cannot
have back of it any purpose that
is patriotic or for the public wel
fare. ;x Governor Pierce has not
tteen in office long enough to
make values Ion his administra
tion. The. worst that can be said
Is that some of his friends have
been disappointed. This in all
fairness cannot be made a basis
for- recall, j : '-
" Two, things will be accomplished
if the recall goes through. Gover
nor Pierce, will be re-elected and
will he the strongest man' in Ore
gon. The recall will be disgraced
and , the people angered. Prom
the former will follow a rebuke of
the republican party at a time
when the country may need our
electoral vote to putlhe republi
can candidate across. Short-sightedness
on the part of certain re
publican ' politicians who lend
themselves to this effort for sor
did reasons cannot be repudiated
in time to save the state an elec
toral ticket; in Oregon next year.
There will follow out of the sec
ond a disappointment on the 'part
of those ' who' i feel . that there
should be some hold upon derelict
public officials. ; This will bring
the recalling to disrepute.
are those who will favor a recall
for the purpose of doing this very
Never in the history of the state
has there been such a predica
ment It is time for patriotic men
to serve notice on the tricky poli
ticians who think they are under
cover that the light will be ruth
lessly turned on and the perfidy
exposed. It Is no trifling matter
to tool with the suffrages of the
people, to traffic In the franchise.
TOYS PUT ASIDE AS
SCHOOL OPKXIXQ IN ,
t"Th littiA tnv flop is covered wltn
Yet sturdy and staunch be
the little toy soldier is red
with rust " .. J :vy I t
; And his musket moulds in his
. hand .': . :
' Our little Boy Blue Is too busy
nowadays to play with the toys he
once found so Irrestible. Why?
Because in two weeks more he
will be back at, his little desk,
writing notes to . the little red
haired girl across the aisle ana
learning that there are two e's
and two a's in separate.
Just now his little curly head Is
filled with visions of the super
state he will : persuade : daddy to
purchase and : the marvelous me
chanical pencil with a whole box.
of leads that he may he able to
secure by Saving up his ice-cream
money. Besides, he has been push
ing his round little snub i nose
hard up against the glass of the
bookstores and he has seen pretty
green aritnmetics ana yeiiow-
brown readers that he hopes to be
ab!e,to carry to school under his
arm on the first day.
' And our Big Boy Blue Is neg
lecting his canoe and his swim
ming suit, for lately he has been
wondering if the new girl across
the street, who will be a Junior
this year too when the high
school opens, prefers brown suits
or blue ones. He has his eye on
a peach of a one that he saw In
a window the other day, and he
wants , his mother to look at It
the next time she goes by. '
i Then, too, he is worried oyer
whether he shall be a lawyer or
an automobile dealer when he
graduates, since he must choose
his course accordingly for why
should a rising automobile dealer
need a third year of Latin.? f
No wonder the little toy dog is
getting dusty and the little toy
soldier is showing signs of losing
his paint. The men folk are too
busy, to bother, with trifles like
those Just now! 1 ;
Reports in 21 cities show that
food prices have Increased on an
average of 8 per cent the past
year and that the average Increase
since 1913 has been 55 per cent.
Do you know' what this5 means?
It means that food manipulators
are getting in their work. Certain
ly the farmers have not been the
beneficiaries ot this price increase.
They have been the victims. ;
Some of these days the criminal
Laws will be applied to the price
manipulators. Then the men who
profit on the necessities of the peo
ple will be hailed into court sad
punished. ? V 1 ' ; 'f- ,i i '
There Is not the slightest excuse
for price Inflation now. The local
dealers are not the offenders, they
come in close contact with " the
public and would keep prices down
Ifl they could. They are the yic-
tltns of men higher up who fatten
by their ability to. connive and
combine with other public enemies
and thus raise prices. 1 By all the
trda BiceL -hould be
falling. That they are not is be
cause the bloodsuckers, the men
who neither toil nor spin, levy trib
cte as -odious but. as exacting as
tfiat levied by any other highway,
xaan. v' ' - 1 i ' ' f ;:
..When public sentiment focuses
on the real " of fenders something
wlO be. doing. Men cannot con
tintie to levy tribute in this way
and! get away with it, f ! j
POLITICIANS AND PUBLIC SEX-
Tbiere Is a good "deal of com
plalnt? always about the 'kind of
government the , politicians give
the conntry. As a matter of fact
the i . government is' Just what the
people lauthbrize. . ; Any time the
people irant a chaaige.they make
it. Thii thing called public sent
ment is awculiar. It does not work
by any rule but it functions all the
while, pt Just gets in the air.
Something is proposed, it either
dies then, and there or it takes
wings. 1 No man can, tell how
strong It will be' If the people
like it, flt sweejis the country.
These disturbances are what take
the Joy otut of ghe lives of poli
ticians. They must guess, they
cannot influence.,' " If they happen
to guess rifcht thiey win, if wrong,
they lose. The fplaln fact is that
such government as Is dictated ,by
the politicians is given In a frantic
effort to give thp people what they
wantT The lie -ot the politician is
at stake lwa:rs and he sells it as
dearly as poswlble.
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George's smal. grandson
No term is more abused ' than
the subject of this brief editorial.:
In its purity It means that the
government ; is representative' of
the people, that it Is their agent.
All they have to do is to desire a
thing and if they desire It strong
enough it will come to pass. That
means If 1 they pift ; their desires
into expression through the ballot
box the representatives of govern
ment will do their bidding. The
perversion of this is that so many
special interests feel . that ' their
peculiar Isms will be represented..
While some of the people sleep
the 'men who know exactly 1 what
they-Vant are not . sleeping, they
are eooklng up a dish for the pub
lic that will not be palatable.
Under representative government;
these Ideas and Isms are engraft
ed into the body politic and it
does not always mean good
health. Sometimes It ) means a
loatbesome disease. Our repre-J
sentative government is an elastic
Instrument sometimes it is very,
seriously twisted. :
GET THE PACTS "
We do not know the politics of
the men appointed . to hunt out
the cause of the penlteniary fire
but the fact that they were design
nated by office rather than flams
would indicate that the governor,
did not know either. . What U
wanted is a full investigation.'
The administration, wants to know
the facts an dthere is no-- desire
to have anything concealed. 1 If
the buildings were set on fire a
knowledge: of the fact will hep
prevent future fires. If the "fira
Vaa caused by spontaneous com
bustion, then the institution can
be cleaned up so that such fire
will be impossible in the future.
It is a time when nobody wants
anything covered, when everybody
wants the facts it they can be al
The Dalles Chronicle is another
paperithat does not favor the re
call. When the fight gets on in
earnest the high grade ' papers
will nearly all be lined up against
the recall. This does not mean
that Governor. Pierce is -.popular
with the press, he is not. but it
does mean that the newspapers ot
Oregon are big -enough to Insist
upon a square deal. "
Two dollar bills are so unpopu
lar that the ' government is. pre
paring to ' discontinue issuing
them. In the early days $3 bills
were printed. ; ' ' ' 4 .
One Touchdown Means d
- Dinner. From Rotarians
f. , - - ' j
One touchdown against the Uni
versity of Oregon, football, team
on September 29 and. members of
the Bearcat eleven of Willamette
university will - be the. guests, of
honor at a Rotarian luncheon. '
; This proposal was made at th
Rotarian luncheon Wednesday by
Frank Deckebach, who'- said 'Pres
ident Carl Doney of the university
had requested him to make the
suggestion.? President Doney re
futed this,' and said he had merely
sown the seed. He further sug
gested that Mr. Deckebach be fin
ancially responsible for. the : invi
tation. - This Mr.- Deckebach con
sented to. providing.-the -organization
would not. . . .-.. i' i-
A ailLD m PAIN runs to Mother
for relief. So dp the rowa-ups.
For sudden aod'seVer pkini in stomach
' mtkd bowd4 cTudpa, diarrboca-'.
COLIC and DIARRHOEA
V REMEDY .
It has never been known to falL
AND HER BABY.
Viscountess Lascelles and King
BITS FOR BREAKFAST
In wood working plants
Salem is doing very well. . .
1 But we have only got : a fair
start, if Chief Forester CoL Wm.
O. Greely of the United States
government was a good prophet
when on his recent visit to this
state he said Oregon will in ten
years have ten times the lumber
ing output of the present time.
L. That will mean, if Salem gets
her share, that this city will be
come the Grand Rapids of Oregon.
We will have big furniture factor
ies and more paper mills, and
many; kinds of wood working
If . we could get a Kay family
and a Bishop family, into flax
manufacturing, as we have them
in wool manufacturing, it would
not take long fbr Salem to get Into
her stride towards becoming the
Belfast of the New World, to
which great destiny she Is plainly,
on the way. j m - .
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Showers are , predicted by - the
weather man for today. If they
come, the prune growers will pray
that they may be made snappy. A
long, steady downpour would
cause a lot of loss to the prune
men. Some ? snappy, showers
would do little damage.
- Salem will, be all .dressed up
next week but with a place to
go; to the fair.
The Gold Star Mother who is to
represent Oregon at the national
convention of American War
Mothers at Kansas City-the first
week in October, Mrs.' . John J
FalHn, was, years ago, a resident
of Salem. She was then Miss
Laura-Rudolph. Her father was
a well known brick layer In Sa
lem, and helped in the construc
tion of many of the well known
old buildings here. Her mother's
people were pioneers of Oregon.
They settled in the Myrtle Creek
and Canyonviliesection of Doug
las county. John J. Falun's fath
er was Dr. Fallin of Myrtle Creek,
a pioneer physician of Oregon. '
SQUEAK! ) -'Why
do 1 you feed your
axle grease?";, "tr---r: - ':
"It helps his wagginV
September i20, Thursday
eonnty coramnoity federation
Chamber - of tCoromerc. 1
fintpmhp 20. ThnradaT Willamette
alter ' hardware t and- Implement dealer
to hold conrention" in 8alem. ...
September 80, 21 and Jtz -Baieo"
Seotember - 21. Friday Children's
MiniA at Chamber of Commerce.
September XI. rrwar uy Dnag-et
meetinc at city hall -
Seotember 24. Monday uoanir xax
eommisaion - ol ail eoaaiiea to meet i
Reptember 24 to 29 Orop atate f air.
September 29. Saturday football, "
l.m.ttn ti. Orecoa. at Salem. -
October t. Monday Salem acheoU
, October 2, : Tneaday Katnraliaatioa
October o. Batnrday fmidiiu mus
t mette ru. Waahinrton. at ' Seattle.
October 19. Friday Aannal Junior
finild dance at the armory.
October 20, Saturday Football, Willi
, mette e. Mt.- Anffl college, at Salem
October 23. 24. 25. 28 and 27 An
nnal ahow at state penitentiary.
October. 24 and 25. Wedneaday and
Thnraday Completion of parinf of Pa
eif ie highway from California line to
Vancouver, B. C to be celebrated at
Olympia. Portland and Balem.
October 27. Saturday Football, Willa-
- mette ti, Cbemewa.. at Salem.-
October 31, . Wedneaday President
Sniialo of -Unireraity of Waskiaxton to
addreas Kotary club. i.
Noember . 3, Saturday Football. Willa
mette T. Collefe of Pocet Sonnd, at
! Tacema. c t
. November 3 to 10 Pacific Interna
tional Lifeatock exposition. Portland.
.NoYcmbcr 8, Tuesday Special election
on income tax referendum.
Jember 10, Saturday football. Wil
lamette vs. Linfield. nt MeMinnyllle.
KoTember 16. Friday Football. WiUa-
mette s. Whitman, at Salem.
KoTember 23, Friday Pootball. Willa-
sett vs. . Pacific, probably - at Port
land. Voveicber 2S Thnrsdsy Tootbsll, Wtl
Uue: -s. College of Idaho, at Boise.
Remember the Hose
I .know a 'governor, one who's
. straight .
And one who's on the job both
early and late;
And he knows the time of day and
date, i (
Now, after seven months or more
He's managed to make some of
fice seekers sore; -The
papers pan him and the Job
..hunters roar .
At every assault and cry," encore.
No reason why I should Interpose
In the battle between his friends
and foes; '
Get this remark out of the tangle
While feeling the thorn, remem
' ber the rose. .
P. H. Preston.
TURNER, Or., Sept.' 19. Pro
fessor Bid good has moved to town
and is shaping up the school work
ready for the opening of school
October 1. ;.;' . '
Mrs. Jeanette Moore and Mrs.
Andrew Baker drove down from
Mill City Thursday.
Carl Duncan went to Portland
Thursday to attend the Methodist
conference. G'. A. G. Moore went
down Saturday to attend, also.
Mr. and Mrs. John Watson are
leaving for Lewlston, Idaho, to
visit their daughter. ' ,
Riches " Bros.' are preparing to
exhibit their Jerseys at the state
fair. . :.. !
George Mobre has erected a new
G. W. Hewitt and family spent
the past week with relatives In
Yamhill county.- '
W. T. Riches and wife, Mrs. H.
Barnett. Mrs. C. A. Bear and
daughter. Miss Hazel, were In Sa
lem on business Wednesday.
Tom Miller spent two weeks in
southern Oregon visiting, his son
and hunting. : . - -
Copyright, 1023, Associated Editors.
NEW TALES OF
POWHATAN INDIANS OP MR-
v : ; ' - GINL.
When the Indian princess, Po
cahontas, saved the life of Cap
tain John Smith, little did she
dream that the captain, with John
White, another of the early Vir
ginia, colonists, would leave draw
ings and records of her people so
that today, when the Indians of
that locality are gone, we st'H
kuow i-bout how they looked and
what they did.
The Indians in the picture are
Powhatan Indians and lived on
the spot where tho capitol of the
United. States now stands. They
were a race of warriors and hunt
ers, and naturally, they had to
make their Own hunting and
I THE SHORT STORY. JR. I
Mark was an unlucky fellow;,
MYou rascal!" the teacher would
Though rnnch in disgrace,
. The music he'd face.
For. Mark was too proud to be
-,:;yelIow. v t - iyf.
It was the first day of' school.
The pupils all felt very important
as they filed into the new build
ing' and seated themselves in., the
brand-new seats. Everything was
so bright and shiny, there wasn't
a scratch on any of the desks.
"We have made a rule," an
nounced the stern-faced principal,
"that if anyone mars his desk he
will, have to pay a fine of, five
dollars or else receive ' a whip
ping." V ;
. The principal looked at -Mark
Fisher as he spoke. ' Mark,had
always been the worst scholar In
the whole class about marking his
' John Streets and family have
left for Marshfield. ;
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Hill were
in Salem Tuesday.
Mrs. MIlo Knight, Is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Lester Smith in
Charter No. 58. -- "Reserve District No. 12
REPORT OF CONDITION OF THE ;
SALEM BANK OF COMMERCE
At Salem, In the state ot Oregon, at close of business
September 14. 1923 ,
: ' i RESOURCES ",
1. Loans and discounts'. Including rediscounts shown In
' items 29 and 30, If any ...................... H 10,6 7.94
2. Overdrafts secured and unsecured 1,012.09
3. U, S. government securities owned, including- those
shown in Items 30. and 35, if any . 130,000.00
4. Other bonds, warrants and securities. Including for
eign government, state, municipal, corporation,
' etc. including' those shown in items' 30 and- 35, ;
if any. .. . . . . . .. . : . .: : . 248,960.95
Banking house; $22,500.00; furniture and ' fixtures,
$1800.00 i . 24,300.00
(ab) Cash on hand in vault and due from banks,
bankers and trust companies designated and ap
proved reserve agents of this bank ........... . 165,84.5.91'
Exchanges for clearing house and item on other
banks in the same city or town as reporting bank 6,845.68
11. Checks on banks outside city or town of reporting
bank and other cash items' .................... 22.50
Total cash and due from banks, Items 8, 9, 10
and 11, fl72.714.09. : u , : - . ,
1; Capital stock paid in ........... .... A . . ; .... .. $. 50,000.00
t f : C,..nl..a ' J
(a) Undivided 'profits .......... . . . .$7,716.72 ;
(b) Less current expenses," interest, and v
; taxes paid - Q : 6,651.19 s
DEIAXir-DEPOSITS, other than banks, subject to
reserve: '--:' : : 1 ' . ;
Individual deposits subject to check,' Including de
posits due the State of, Oregon, county, cities or
other public funds ,..............,. .
Cashier's checks of this bank outstanding payable on
26. ' Certified checks outstanding .. .-. ...... . . ... .
-t :( v J Total of demand 'deposits, other ' than bank
r- ' deposits, subject to reserve, items 23, 24,
25, 26. $714,144.23.
TIME AXD SAVINGS DEPOSITS, subject to reserve
- and payable. on demand or subject to notice:
27. Time certificates of deposit outstanding ....... . ...
28. Savings deposits, payable subject to notice ........
Total of time and savings deposits payable on
demand or subject to notice, items 27 and
. ,28. $195,425.31. , - T
Total ...........;Ui,..t..':...,. .....$987,635.07
State of Oregon, County of Marion, ss. .
I, H. V. Compton, cashier of the above named bank, do solemn
ly swear' that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge
and belief. H. V. COMPTON, Cashier.
CORRECT Attest: B. L Steeves. W, W. Moore, S. B. Elliott.
: ' - Directors. . .
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of September.
1823. A. W. SMITHER, Notary Public.
My commission expires September 1, 1925.
Biggest Little Paper in the World
fighting implements. .They found
that flint and similar workable
rock was best for making spear
heads, arrow ' points, knives and
scrapers, and In the East now can
be fCfifnd traces of quarries, of
rock pitting and stone manufac
turing that they left. -
In the picture you see two
Powhatans in the first stage of
manufacturing stone tools. .The
man at the left is prying up a
f tinted quartxlts boulder, the best
that could be-found for the pur
pose. 'His companion Is helping
to break up the rocks Into small
er pieces so that they can be car
ried ' backto ; the Indian "tillage
where they will be shaped Into
instruments at the leisure Ot tho
warrior. S ?, ': ,
desk. The teachers all declared
he was well 4 named. They . had
often preached to him about
"Pools names, but It never
seemed to have, any effect. In
every public place Mark's initials
could be seen. He had boasted
that they were carved on every
desk in the old school building.
For a week Mark diligently
kept his knife In his pocket and
the new desks ' remained un
marred, but at last he could stand
it no longer. He was so afraid
some one else .would be braver
than he. and carve, his initials on
the desk first. He felt that honor
should be his.
"Mark Fisher, come forward"
sternly demanded the principal.
"You know our. rule. If you do
not bring five dollars' this after
noon you will receive a whipping.
You deserve both the - whipping
and the fine."
Mark wished that he hadn'
carved on the new desk, but .14
was too late now. There waa
nothing to do but appeal to hia
father. He felt very doubtful of
getting It.: All the way home he
thought up what he would say.
He decided that he must stress
the fact that' the family would ba
" 'TO his surprise his father read
ily agreed with hira. ?Jo, you
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- .Senator Smoot wants new lux
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telling us taxes were a necessity.
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very sharp, after all, as the mi
croscope shows ; when the needle
is placed alongside a bee's stinger
and is viewed through the lens.
The 'needle looks like large.
blunt nail and the stinger like. a
long, slender sliver.
It is not the sharpness of the
bee's painful weapon that makes
his sting hurt so much. In spite"
of. Its, being so small.lt has a
canal through the center throurh
which a fluid is secreted into the
flesh of the bee's victim and caus
es the "sting." This1 fluid is a
mixture of an acid and an . alkali
contained in two tiny sacs, aci
when the bee is disturbed thc-e
two fluids flow together into t'e
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must not disgrace your sisters '
he said, j "Come into the stu
and I will give you the money."
Mark followed his father Into tl
sudy and there he was given net
only the money, but the whippins
also. ' l ,
Mark limped Into the school
room to find Thelma, the Utt: 1
girl across the aisle from him, i-i
tears.' Several" big scratches were
across the back of her seat. "Tta
pin In the back of my dress d M
It." she sobbed. "It wasn't r 7
fault. , but the principal says tt t
makes no difference."
"But why. don't you pay tti
fine?' asked Mark. ,
"I 'haven't "any money, sr.!
Mother can't afford i to give rr
any." .v... . t. , .,
"Herfyou take"-' tbTs." Mark
thrust his own bill in her han l.
"I'm going to take the whipplr.
The principal would rather gtvd
it to me. Besides, I Just had or t
from Dad, so I'm in practice."