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THE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON
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TRIBUTE TO THE LATE JUDGE BUSHEY
' Editor Statesman :
' The late Judge "William Bushey of Marion county deserves
more than the merely formal notices given almost any man
upon his departure nowaday. As a public man with a long
Tecord of service he stood in a class by himself, and had few
-who were his equal in administrative ability. He, was possessed
of democratic ideals that are the essence of true Americanism,
and t6 which our country must return or be swept into a
Whirlpool of shoddy officialism that places selfish interest above
service of the people Bora in Pennsylvania of poor but high
minded parents of Virginia ancestors, he came .west and took
up a hill farm in the Santiam country. He read law and fol-
' lowed surveying for a living, and naturally drifted to the
county seat. -Always the plainest of the jlain in his habits
of life, he was more nearly the Abraham 4 Lincoln ' type than
any man Oregon' has produced, ; He kept the mind and mental
habits so characteristic of the great commoner, down to the
last "day of his long service ! of fifteen years as head1 of the
county government. I ! '. - ' :ly '-1
No man has ever lived tin -Oregon ywhp gave, the t people
of our second largest "county the service in office that he did.
lie was county judge, probate judge, trial judge, judge of the
juvenile court, a member of j the board of commissioners, and
chairman of the board,' and was, never away from his office or
his work," except for two 'weeks vacation, ;in all that long term.
He handled more money disbursing with his twocolleagues,
(the other two county commissioners) millions of money and
was never accused of having a cent stick to hiis f ingers'that did
not belong to, him, or of knowingly improperly disbursing a
cent, and the word dishonesty was never in the vocabulary in
which he was discussed by any citizen of anypolitical shade of
thought,- That such earnest,; honest service may jhave left him
enemies' at times was-most natural and human, but those ene
mies were always dissolved in the background 1 of the deep
' tincerity of the man. !i '
, Judge Bushey,; based on the record bf service rendered, in
iriyiiis the people of Marion county a good county administra-r
lion,: holding down the extravagant -.tendencies which are t da'
tommon in public affairs, and keeping the county' on an even
keel financially, was without doubt the best man who ever held
that office ia this county and; so far as anyone knows in this
state orw the entire west.' Pyramiding taxes and Jacking up
salaries through the Legislature lias, been the favorite indoor
political sport ol the; past twenty years, but he was never a
party. The theory that taxes must be continually going higher
was knocked silly by Judged Bushey; as during his term county
XJevies in Marion did not go up. The professional salary boosters
and Jojrollers never got a 'helpinghand front himVl Take the
Reliable Standard Itlerchandise
;i a gehnbaum
i 4z7 i
02.50 and $3
Sizes 6 to 14
Direct , f rony New York
matter of his own salary. He served 15 years at $1500 a year,
exeept for the last few years when, his salary was raised by the
Legislature, i without his reuest,Mo $1800. But that salary
is paid to many mere clerical! subordinate employes of the state.
During the 15 years he served, there were only two salary
raises by the action and consent of the county court over which
he presided. The treasurer's salary was raised to $1500. The
county clerk's salary was raised to $1800: All the rest of thd
county salaries stood, and the county got good,; first-class ser
vice. This gives the lie to the whole salary boosting profes
sion that swarm about the legislative halls. But Judge
Bushey 's fight for good business administration did not stop
there. The professionals and general class of sharpers who
make a bee-line for the state house, court house, city hall and
other departments of government, to sell machinery, inventions,
equipments, and all the predatory money-making 'schemes that
fasten like parasites upon evlery department. of government,
never made any impression upon Judge Bushey, or the general
administration of Marion county. The big machinery houses
that raid the state and counties and cities for enormous con
tracts and to sell patented devices generally came away from
the Salem court house with a very bad opinion of Judge
Bushey 's progressiveness on their particular line. .
In financial matters, Judge Bushey was equally conserva
tive, and democratic. Judging by the way other counties have
plunged in debt, we can only ,conclude that but for Judge
Bushey s watchdog proclivities Marion county WUUIjIJ ILAVJb
A BONDED DEBT TODAY OF FROM TEN TO TWENTY
MILLION DOLLARS. In place of that the county has no bond
ed debt, but for market roads which the people voted on them
selves. Judge Bushey always discouraged the people from sad
dling-themselves with bonded indebtedness. Under his admin-
lsiraiion ine county was piaceu auu un u casu uusw, wim
no interest burden, and county warrants were always at par.
The game of the warrant-scalpers, discounting the people's
obligations that have to be made up by the taxpayer was ended
by Judge Bushey. There should be a public monument erected
to his memory inscribed with the words : "AS A PUBLIC
SERVANT HE PLAYED THE ? GAME FOR THE PEOPLE
WHO PAY THE BILLS." Marion county has not only been
the best governed: county in the state, but probably the best
governed county in the United States. 'For 15 years not a dol
lar of public money has been wasted, or if there was no one has
called attention to it. ., J s 3 . ; ?!
;, Governor Pierce in appointing a successor to Judge
Bushey could, have .made no higher demand than to have ex
acted a pledge that' he should follow in the footsteps of such
a worthy public servant, whose influence has been felt in our
city and school district, and in every municipal subdivision of
Mariou county..v:;b;tsijfc(; I'-'r -':-' "' . -:.
It would be a perfect iJodsend to a city like Salem if it
could have its affairs administered as the county has been
by three commissioners, headed i by a man of the character o
Judge Bushey. With this kind of a city and county govern
ment people would seek out this community from all over the
United States to invest 4 money, build their honies, establish
business and industries where the professional taxraisers could
not confiscate earnings as fast as the people made them. We
ciin hope for no such, results in our state affairs, because a nom
ination to a state office is dictated today by the thousands of
persons upon the state payrolls, not by those who pay the bills.
Let. us offer up a prayer that our community, and. pur country
may be delivered from those who love their fellowmen for. what
there is in it, instead of being animated by the high and noble
spirit of democratic service which was so characteristic of the
late Honorable William Bushey. V ;
. f COD. B. HOIfEB.
KAY IT ytlCK
iloys'Wool Suits,' one or two? pants,? Big 'selection, Very'
- , .' ' Reasonable Prices. :
t f Rlankets; Pretty Plaids : Nashua Wool nap Blankets
.66x80 weight 4 1-8 lbs. ; White 72 x 84. , Lovely
' J nice and fluffy. ' large Blankets. : Nashuas
, j Paicj I Best. Special, Pair
. Black . j Colored Table SilSc
. , Sateen 1 . Sateens Cloth , ! - Collsr
f r - Twc fl' j: j Coat Two Yds : Lace'
QooA. ; Linings Wide. 85c f, 9-inch
" Grades 4 01 ff Good i Newest
Cn -VJ v1,vv Values Design
OUC aid. 75c and B8-inch v Yard
38c a Yd, 50c a Yd: 69c ; 75c
, i ;Bisf Assortment o Towels
t 1 'I " j 1111 . . ' 1 r , . ' '
AH f New Gaest Gnest Towels Fancy
Llnea - I j Towels : Pink. Blue , Turkish
ToweU' - , . Hemstitched I Towel.
At , Colors -t. , Large 'Sizes 50c, 75c and :
39c 42c 58c ; $1.00
Turkl&h Barber Fine Linen Large
v Towels T ' Turkish
Sac;' Towels Towels; ToweU
19c 7c $1,00 . 50c
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Elearhed ' Unbleached -i j Unbleached Linen
Art Linen; " Art Linen Art Linen ''Jr!-Glass r?i
il8-lnfh i : 18-Inch ? '36-inch M'LlTwella:M
.G0c 45c : "85c;.. 35c -
It has been common talk for
the last 30 years that fairs were
obsolete. Yet the fairs have con
tinued to , function - just as if no
one, had. told them they were out
of ' date. 1 True, the ; smali 1 ones
have been weeded out, but the
ones that had' an excuse for exi
istence have survived. There is
a reason why fairs have' survived.'
They have met a real need;' they
hare filled a 1 real laee ia the
country. It is , idle to say they
hare been kept alive to gire men
jobs. The faira are of such short
duration that the average; man
disarranges his work more by be
inz connected with a fair than If
he had nothing to do with one.
Pairs have lived because they had
a real lace in the scheme of at
The La Grande Observer has
raised the query this year. It is
answered by stating that every
fair in the country worth while
has had an Increased attendance
this year.' People do not have to
go to fairs. : They pay to go.
COST STILL CLIMBING
The cenbus department publish
es figures from 14 states which
are indicative or the average
" - V-.-.-'' -- ;
that we have been r. wrong ih
enlarging the functions of gov
ernment. It simplyiynean that
we' shall be on the tookout for a
terminus, f There musti:Dt limi
to the governmentifn" busisMfs. 1 t
. , -There is just one .permanjeat rej
lief 'not only for the -farmers in
their present pllghtV bJirffor all
lines of Industry and thafrfs for
the. government tq opea th way
tor tne larmers .q Jie'Pf nem
selves. Laws ; under, whtca the
farmers Can cooperate "wJQl en
able the farmer toSork putf thelr
own salvation, f That: help - is qf
permanent value . only vwnen it
opens the way for the farmers to
help themselves -Anything else is
temporary and, a makeshifts
" (By W1CKES WAS1UOLDT)
Wordy, windy people are a tre
mendous bore. ' They buttonhole
you and sputter in your face for
15 minutes when they could say it
all in 60 seconds.,
I have several acqaintances who
have large possibilities along con
versational lines. , But a super
fluity of words takes the punch
and point out of everything 'hey
Many a man has talked himself
out of a Job or an order. A man
was trying to sell me a car not
long ago. He had me sold. I
was opening my mduthto , tell
him so. When be launched Into a
long line of reasons why his car-
was superior to a certain other
make of car. Whereupon, I
closed' my mouth and decided I
would take a look at. that other
Mark Twain said he sat in a
congregation listening to a minis
ter plead for a large contribution.
The plea was so eloquent and ef
fective he decided to give $500.
But the preacher talked so long
that when the collection plate was
finally passed, Mark reached in
and took a nickel out of it. .
I, once listened to. a apeaker ar
gue for an nour ana a nan to
prove that Jesus was a unique in
dividual, while everyone in , the
congregation was ready to admit
it at the start.
The short story has reached its
highest development In this coun
try.' - That is because the United
Statesan insists that things must
be "snappy." He demands that
the 300,000 word novel be "boiled
down, so that he may read it in a
hurry and be on his way. v
That is what the average pres
ent-day reader has against the
old-time literature. It it too pro
. This 'is not always the case,
however One of the shortest
stories I ever read is to be found
in the sixteenth chapter of Second
Chronicles: "Asa, in the thirty
and ninth year of his reign , was
diseased in his feet, until his di
sease was exceeding great: Yet
in his disease he sought not the
Lord, but to the physicians. And
Asa slept with his fathers."
The - average speaker can tell
his story , in 15 minutes if he will
choose his words. . One ,of the
most; delightful speeches I ever
listened to was only five minutes
long., . .. ,; -
.Saying what the audience wants
to hear and saying it in thei fewest
possible words is what hits. I
heard of a man who declared that
the speech that meant the most
to him in his life was delivered by
a judge and consisted or Dut one
vord "Discharged." ' '
The habit of succinctness is a
good i habit. And this applies to
tw,o-party ' lines as , well "as every
A DEOAHDIXG CASE
The degrading Stokes case is
news simply because. It is a, rare
exhibition of the ' depravity of
men. It shows man at his worst
It is hard to see to any ; man can
It Is bard, to see how, any man can
acter of a woman f any woman
but least of all a woman to whom
he had been marrie. Stokes is
a poor specimen of the degrada
tion to which some men. can des
cend. Unfortunately,. thera are
such men, and, ther ". belong to
what is called high society; They
y ; A Big Paving Contract ; '
MARSHFIELD, Oct. 11. -Aided
by good aotumn weather. Marsh-
field's biggest paving program for
any one year is rapidly drawing
to a close, and within 10 days'
time there will be - 27 blocks of
new - cement paving laid in 1923,
the cost of which is $115,000.
In addition, there has been
$1900 worth of sewer Improve
ments and $5180 worth of city
L goes, and energy, pep-and
, ' . Tim return when taking -'
TABLET ., r
Kmp stomach swt
bowels reauiar JM7 we.
FUTURE DATES j
showing that the expenses of state! feel themselves a part and 'regard
government have doubled ' since
1919, and have quadrupled - since
1913. The estimated cost of state
government In the 48 states in
1922 is $1,443,161,272. or $13.21
per capita. In 1919 the cost of
state government was $640,403,
134. or $6.09 per capita. In 1913
the cost ef state government was
$382,551,199. or $3.95 per capita.
Unless we can . find some way to
head off our taxing . bodies they
are liable to tax us to death.
Every legislature is asked to find
new avenues of taxation.
their own wishes, as justification
for crimes that 'shock the civilized
world. J Fortunately the Stokes
a;d the Stillmans are not plenti
ful. . - j ---.;.;TiV:-r
A 0 nr. J -2 5 , North Commercial : Street
TUB FAItMERtt' RELIEF
There Is a certain amounts of
help that can be rendered by con
gress In 'Improving living condi
tions, but at best congressional
action, is just an enabling act,
under, which the people can work
out 'their own salvation. This
government started to be entirely
clear of business, but gradually
the pendulum swung the other
way, and the government came
near " going into, every business.
Whenever a man wanted any
thing done that he could not do
himself.; he straightway asked tin
government , to do it. '
It has bepn. hard to remember
uat tne government 1 is Just an
agency for certain things, That
it . Ik a clearing houie and can
no more depart from its functions
successfully: thah can clearing
house- between- the -'banks - of ' "a
city. However this does not mean
SAGE TEA DANDY
Grandmother's Recipe to
Brinsr Back Color and
Lust ; to Hair-
You can : turn gray, .faded hair
beautifully dark and lustrous al
most over 'night if you'll - get. a
Itnttla nf 'Wir.lh'. B... mnA O . 1 t fl v -I ndrondFiir rorn aher.
" J - , c. ... w ..il
store. Millions of bottles of . this
old famous Sage Tea Recipe,, im
proved by the addition5 of other
ingredients. are sold annually,
says a welt known druggist here,
because it; darkens the hair so
naturally and evenly that no one
can tell it has been applied.
; Those ; whose hair is 1 turning
gray or becoming faded have; a
surprise awaiting them, because
after one or two applications the
gray hair vanishes and your locks
become' luxuriantly dark and
beautifulj. . '
.This is the age of youth- Gray
haired. : unattractive- folks': aren't
wanted around.' so get busy : vU
Vyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com?
pound tonight and you'll "be de
lighted wtlh "your "dark; handsome
within a few days.
October 13. Stnrdy Prehm-8opfc
. tv. h .t WiMamclta aniTeraitr
n,ha, 14 is 28 Omi mod lor
V. Itn.tin. "
n.th.r 14. Sunday releHratioB of
35th nnierary ol Capital Trporpfc-
i iT.i.. v un Marinn hotel.
October 15." Monday-YMCA budget
October IS. Thurdayi Grace Wood
Jena appear in a costume recital tinder
the auspices of the Civie Muste club of
October 19. Friday- Forty and ' 8 cer
emonial at Dalla'x. '
October 19, Friday Annual Junior
Guild, danre at tha armory.
October 20. Saturday Football- Wllla
ntette s. Mt. Anjret rolleica. at Balem.
October 33. 24, 25. 26 and 27 An
au aliow at state penitentiary.
October 24 and 25, Wednesday and
Thursday Completion of paving of V
rific highway from California lina t
Vancouver. B. t;., ' to ho celebrated t,
Olympia. Portland and Salem.'
October 26, Friday County YMCA
October 20, Friday- Frances WHIard
day. ' - - ....
October 27, Hatarday Football. Willa
irette ti. Cheteewa. at Salem.
October 27, Saturday Muscovites to
meet in Halem.
October SO. Tuesday Special , school
election on proposal to buy property and
build junior high school.
October 31, Wednesday Trepidant
Sniialo of University of Washinjfton to
address Rotary elnb.
November 2 and 3, Friday and ISatnr
mette vs. College of Fuget Sound, at
November- 8 to 10 Paclfie Interna
tional Livestock exposition., Portlaad.
November 3, Sat urd a y Footba II, 8a
letn hieh school and Cottage Grove high,
November S, Tuesday Special election
on income tax referendum.
November 9 and in. Friday and Sat
urday First Annual Willamette Uaiver
"ovember lo, Saturday Football. .Wil
lamette university vs Whitman college,
at Salem, ' a
' November 12. Monday Armistice day
celebration in Salem.
Novembfr 12. Monday Football, Sa
lem high and'Kugene hiarh. at Salem.
"'vmer IT. Hturday Foot halt. - Sa
;. November 22. 23 tid 21 Con lwv
and induft'iat exhibit at armory under
auspices Chamber f Commerce.
lera hish aad Medfnrd hirh at Med ford. -.
November 83. Friday Football. Willa"
mette vs. Pacific, probably at , Port
, ' land. - -. -t
November 23. Friday Football, Salem
burn and Albany high, at Albany. '
November 29. Thrraday Football.
lent hivh and Corvallia high, at Corrallia.
November, St Thursday Football, Wfr
'. imm "B. !oltoaT f Tdah. a IteM
January 12. Saturday 1 Maarovif ear.
moaial at Albany. -
af , ' . . - i
wv J ...
X cap srahem or whole
' nliaal final
4 WWnaannon emit
Mix aasd aift dry Imjre.
Uents twice. - Combine
well baalsn mga srttb aaUfc.
Add to the eVyBBsreiliesua.
oiil thocoosfarr mind
atd hair a aa, g'saanJ aianni
dtgioae F.) for I it to
Youngsters are bound to
be a "howling success" if they
have the proper nourishment -have
foods that build strong minds and sturdy bodies.
Childhood is the period of
growtli foods that are rich in tissue
and bone building qualities are essentiaL
, Combine : the use o f white
i flour with bran: muffins, cakes, etcl,
made with : i- ! .
I jJ raew
The Economy WflIIiUG P UJEEO: ' 4
It never fails to raise baldngs to their full nutri
tional value-then you will be sure the chil
dren are getting the proper nourishment. Try
, the bran muffin recipe onl the left. " Let "the
children have all they want. !
K pound cm of Calumet contains full 16 oz Some baking povr- '
ders come in 1Z ox. cans instead of 16 oz. can. De sure you get
a pound when you wane lc 7 1
EVERY INGREDIENT USED OFFICIALLY APPROVED BY U. 8. FOOD AUTHORITIES
Galea 27 times aa cmeti as that c2 any ctlicr tirantl
CLASSIFIED At)S IN THE STATESMAN BRING RE3SULTS f
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Lesson Six i
Catching Punts ,
V" . .
, ,Thi is the sixth of a. series of
twelve iefwons which bring out the
most important points which the
boy ' should know who wants ' to
learn td play football and play It
right.) - ; '
A good football player "must
know how to catch a ball correct
ly as well as kick it.
Keep Eye on llall
First of all, the catcher muBtJ
keep his eye on the ball until he
has it. j If he takes a glance to
watch for tacklers Just before he
catches, he is likely to fumble.
In getting ready for the ball the
hands should be extended well up
and out . toward 'the ball, one a
little farther than the other. The
band which is farthest out guides
the ball to the body and. is usually
on top of the balijvhen It conies
up against the piayerC The other
hand helps ' to, gu!de the bait 1oto
the pocket which ts formed by the
body and hands, and is on the un
derside of the ball. j 'r
' 4 Change Catching' Style
When, however; the ball is very
low or is over the head, it must
be caught. like a baseball. ,! - .
; Whenever the ' catch is not too
difficult, it is best to make It on
the run, as the catcher has a bet
ter chance to get away from the
opposing tacklers. . .
(Next, week: The Forward Pass")
Answer' to' today's picture puz
xle:' In the four words, nllman -umbrella,
letterbox, lace, it he wonl
"pull," Is, suggested. The initial
letters of the words spel It when
properly arranged. ? - '! '. ,
Edited by John 51. Miller.
IN HONOR OF
Delegates to the Pan-Amerlc;
Conference from Santa Domtn;
suggested the erection of a lig!
house on -their home island whi
would., be a - memorial to-. Tbri
topher Columbus, who lies burl !
there. ; The island is also H i
scene of the founding of the flri.
Spanish city In the new world. .
Mounted on a globe 160 feet la
diameter, " the lighthouse won! I
rise 385 feet " ln the air, where
vessels traveling 'from Europe t3
the -Panama Canal could see th a
lights' flashed out in Morso cei
to' spell . the word Columbus, JU
honor of the great dlscjvercr. 1
" Trgi nitvvl irniras or nc V";
R3UC OBJECTS TD CxB MAV j
a. KKfiBOD w.SrRLlrC VCC3
5UCWEStED IN XACH PlCTUCC
J 1 aT fjpF
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I THE SHORT STORY, JR.
jMiVO IX THK 5ITSTIC MAZE
m--. . ' . V' :--
Don could say few wwds of praise
In favor of that, mystic inaze; ;
If you'd Inquire '
"What caused his Ire
I f aney a howl he would raise.
"Right this way for the mystic
mace." sang out the "barker" at
the carnival. The twins, Don and
Doug, stood outside and stared
' "t? guess I'd. rather go on the
ferris wheel again." decided Doug.
Don counted over his remaining
nickels thoughtfully. :He looked
; -vi i :- i
again at the Inviting 8lgrV "Guess
111 go. In' he declared, and In ho
went. y : ,: - : :- j . :.
; He'd , no idea what a . mystic
mate was like, but it j sounded
thrilling; all right.- You probably
wound round and, round in a tun
nel orsomething , until you got
lost. ' - : j . -"
Clutching 'his ha tightly. Don
went down a long, narrow, poorly
lt corridor. lie could hear some
one else coming along behind him,
but he didn't turn around to see
who it was. .. ; ' j '--y;
- The corridor made a sudden
turn and bump! Don's head hit
something and down he went. Jle
scrambled up, .and -there, in the
dim light, he saw Doug staring at
him. He must have decided to
come in after all.' and, had come
down a different entrance.
"Dook here. Doug, you'd better
watch where you're going.! mut
tered , Don: angrily. "Gosh," you
surprised me, 'bumping Into? ;me
around the corner like thatl',.
"Look out ; yourself, dunc."
replied Dong In a nlgji, squealr,
mocking voice that he' sometlr
used to tease. Don. s ,t (
v; Don was thoroughly angry, i
wasn't going Jo let Doug run In 1
him and then. mock him about i'
after 'knocking htm' dQwn. -
f TYou take that back," he
manded. . There .was no re 7
Don's fist shot out and struck
something very hard.
"Ha.ha.", laughed Doug. ,t J
Don felt his hand on his shouldfr.
"I came, up behind you., Tbir.'
twice before you go taking swlsg
like that at glass walls."
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