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    THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 1G, 1924
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OUT OF THE LEAGUE BUT IN IT
The writer of the matter that appears in this corner of The
Statesman believes the United States should be a member of the
League of Nations ; believes our country should have ratified
the treaty "when it was up in the United States Senate for rati
fication, either without an i dotted or a t crossed, or with any
one or any one set or all the reservations that were proposed
And he holds that we should still join ; that we should quit
sneaking in at the '.various back doors
For we have sneaked in at most of them already.
; ' Every, now and then somebody pulls a flash on our govern
ment to show that, in spite of the isolationists, American partici
pation in-the affairs of the League of Nations is being daily
extended. '
The League is not' press-agenting itself, but there is an
assistant secretary in charge of publicity. His presence in this
country was viewed with alarm by some of the hermit statesmen
at Washington. -Senator Moses of New Hampshire had the gen
tleman subpoenaed to compel him to testify concerning his
mission. .
.The visitor had no objections,
i He told Senator Moses a'lot of things.
He said that there was an international federation of peace
societies and League of Nation associations with the avowed
purpose of bringing the whole universe within the scope of the
And the visitor said (hat even in Italy the government was
furnishing the support for a League society that was a member
of the federation. It was started-by Mussolini himself. The
visitor:told Senator Moses that Ireland had joined the League
Without being in any way committed to the territorial provisions
of the Treaty, of Versailles and that the United States could be
admitted without becoming involved or entangled in any Euro
pean territorial controversies. &
' Moreover the League representative mentioned the fact that
America. is already .participating in many functions of the
League with the approval of the government. Joseph C. Grew
was appointed by Washington as observer on the disarmament
commission of the League. Congressman Porter of Pennsyl
vania was named by the American government to full member
ship in the opium commission of the League. Dr. Rupert Blue
of the United States health service was officially designated to
the like commission in the League. Miss Grace Abbott of the
Children's Bureau at Washington was named by our government
as a member of the League commission on the white slave traffic
Col. James A. Logan was designated by the administration as
observer on the reparations commission under the Treaty of
Versailles.7 Gen. Charles G. Dawes, Owen D. Young and Henry
M. Robinson were officially designated by the reparations com
mission to determine the financial condition of Germany. W.
P. CF. Harding, former head of the federal reserve, has been
selected as the League manager of the financial affairs of Hun
gary. John Basset Moore, former Counsellor of State, was
appointed as a judgjs in the permanent Court of International
Justice Huntington Gilchrist and Arthur Sweetser, capable
Americans, are filling responsible positions in the official secret
ariat of.the League , -.-.- ,;
And there are others. The list is a growing one r
In fact wejare out of the League but in it. "'
Although we are .out-of the. League, in respect to paying
any : of its expenses,' our country furnishjes more auditors and
spectators when the Council assembles than all the fifty-seven
membership countries put together '
And they sit in the bleachers ahd offer more or less dis
interested advice, to the chagrin or Heartening,; as the case may
be, of the men and women who are playing the game, and whose
government are paying the bills-
. And this places the richest country in the world in the
attitude of the small boy. who era wis. under the circus tent
Puts Uncle Sam in the position of sticking his nose into the
business of other peoples concerning the business of which he
of ficitlly claims to have no concern
And if this process 'of sneaking in through the various back
doors keeps on at the rate of the past year or two, it will. be
but a short time till our country is "sitting in" in every phase
of the game, without contributing! anything at all to the jack
pot, or necessarily sharing any of the responsibilities coming
from the activities which, are. set on foot partly through the
participation4 of our own' unofficial" observers and. players
and various and "divers brands of Buttinskys.
The reference in yesterday morning's Statesman to the idea
of Henry Ford on the high surtax charges on large incomes in
this country was very well put- byj both, Mr. Ford and the
editor. There are a lot of fool things in our federal taxing
system One of the biggest fool things of them all is the system
we have of making Americans doing business in foreign coun-
tries pay the same taxes as they would pay at home Awhile they
are in. competition with the nationals of other countries who pay
in the sajInV fields of endeavor no tax at all; indeed, in some
cases, are subsidized by their.governments. This is pure idiocy,
i We cannot hope to build up a great foreign trade if we refuse
to allow our people to operate on an equality, or something near
an equality, with the people of other countries with whom they
must come into competition. We are pursuing a provincialism
that is on a par with the ideas prevalent in the veriest back
' woods districts. V':.-' v ''"V
CONGRESS AND THE PEOFLE
President Coolidge made an
arnest. effort -to Jiate eongress
reduce the '- taxes of the people.
Vccording to the president's plan
t would be possible to reduce the
ncome taxes 23 per cent. The
arlng, of course, would be much
rreater than that,' aa It prorlded
aking the taxes off from. amuse
lents and a lot of other things,
'he president felt that $300,000,
00 could be saved to the people,
vhich U about $3 per capita. Cer
ilnly this , la something V worth
oking after. 'The leaders tailed
take It seriously. They were so
isy fighting among, themselves
n they could not enact any leg
ation. It is a bad sttnatlon.
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ct the president Is
Manager
Editor
Vui(r Job Dept.
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feasible, it has the approval of the
treasury department, and the pub
lic mind has been expressed eon
stantly since congress convened
three months ago. i . x
The country is not informed of
any situation in the house or sen
ate to account for the Indiffer
ence of members of those bodies.
Tax reduction la a matter of high
est Importance to prosperity of the
nation. Yet congress shows a las
situde, to respond to the popular
will which reflects the distance it
has wandered from the purposes of
its organization to serve the peo-
plev, - ''':''"' "' ' ' "i T ,?
For a pabllc' body to bcome so
unsympathetic toward the sources
of Its being Is difficult to under
stand. The laborer, (the office
manias well m their etnolnyers.
the farmer, the merchant, the lead
ing forces in " great Industries all
anticipated from congress a quick
response when the way opened for
tax reduction and resultant bene
fits to every phase of enterprise.
That the delay is willful there
seems no doubt.
CHARACTER DEFECTS
A careful study of men who go
wrong in responsible positions re
veals that it is not a momentary
impulse, but the result of un
leavened character. A man stays
steady until30 years of age, when
hla early training falls to sustain
the demands of character, and he
falls. The man whose early train
ing is stalwart, who has instilled
in him the principles of integrity,
mighty seldom fails. At times he
may not have much money, but
he always has his character.
This harks back the parental re
sponsibility. One half of the men
who go wrong could, with proprie
ty, charge the act up to early
training. There Is nothing any
worse than an untrained child that
has not' learned to act according
to the rules of the game and to
preserve character above all
things. Character defects are re
sponsible for practically all our
business shortages.
STUDYING OREGON
Professor Horner's new history
for Oregon calls attention to the
fact that we can profit greatly by
studying our state. Oregon has
not developed. There is a reason.
and that reason can be found in
studying our historical settings, by
knowing where we stand and why
we stand there. It is possible for
Oregon to take a new lease on life
and to take its rightful place on
the Pacific coast. We have more
potential wealth than any other
state in the union and more chance
of development than any other
state, and it is good news that we
are beginning to wake up and in
sist upon our place in the sun.
Not only should we study our
history, but we should study our
industries, study their prospects
and resolve to become boosters for
a state that can respond splendid
ly to legislative boosting.
AN INTOLERABLE SITUATION
Congress has been in session
three and a half months and it has
no legislation to Its credit. The
entire time has been taken up with
fruitless investigations, petty bick
ering and despicable partisan ex
hibitions.
What Is the remedy? There Is
but one remedy, and that is a re
turn to .the iron hand methods of
Tom Reed. There was terrible
squirming and much clamoring,
but the majority in congress did
pass legislation. Both houses of
congress needs a dose of Tom
Reedism. Ultimately, we must re
turn to this practice, because it
gave us legislation. It was un
popular at the time; terribly so,
but It saved the situation then,
and it will save the situation now.
Senatorial courtesy and congres
sional dilatoriness must give place
to positive action.
UNITED ACTION
There are indications that Ore
gon can put through some reclam
ation programs if the people prop
erly get behind them. Oregon has
not fared as well as it should fare,
and this is not a good time for
new projects, but we have several
under way which promise well if
we can give them proper attention.
True, they are not worth much
out here In the Willamette valley,
but neither are the Willamette
valley rains worth much to eastern
Oregon. We are one state, how
ever, and what helps one helps all.
The reclamation would be a great
thing for eastern Oregon, and it
is up to the people to Insist that
a real program be put through.
THE FEDERAL CROWD
The Oregon Statesman is glad
that there is such an hearty re
sponse to its protest against any
member of the federal crowd act
ing as a delegate to the national
convention. This is not a personal
matter in any sense, but It cer
tainly is a fine political matter.
There are hundreds of men in Ore
gon who would appreciate the
honor of being sent, and who
would conduct themselves just as
well as any federal official. These
men are entitled to the party honors.-
, It is selfish, it is poor poli
tics; and It means trouble tor any
member of the official, crowd to
ask to be sent to the national con
vention. A GOOD APPOINTMENT
Everything indicates that the
appointment of Mr. Mitchell to the
state fish hatchery Is a good one.
There is no politics in it. but there
is a lot of fish. Mr. Mitchell un
derstands his business, and will
breed the flsfcV 71'. " .. p
Oregon is a fish state, a fishing
state. : Not only do our own peo
ple like to fish, but hundreds of
thousands comi 'lipre TprT. tmt
A LESSON FROM
Copyright 1924 by San Jose Mercury)
HOW little we know of the infinite universe in which we live!
Our knowledge is limited to the revelations of our physical
senses as these are brought to us in our very limited environ
ment, aided by such mechanical assistants as the mind of man
has devised and by the discoveries of scientists. All of these
things combined cover a comparatively small part of what is.
Even the modern astronomer as he sweeps the far distant heav
ens has touched only the edge of the physical universe. And
what of the realm of the unsecir, of the intangible,. that men are
coming to know exists and is all about hs? As yet few meii
know that there is such a thing as a spiritual realm with laws
and forces different from those that control the physical uni
verse, and fewer still know anything in detail or by experience
about these laws and forces.
The radio set that sits in your home perhaps may have start
ed you thinking about these intangible and unseen things. As
it sits there unadjusted it is as inert and dead as the very stones.
But a turn of a button or two and the air is full of music and of
human voices ; it brings to you every kind of human knowledge
from broadcasting stations not only comparatively near, but
hundreds, even thousands of miles away. These human voices,
the music, the knowledge were all passing through the atmos
phere gust the same before you. adjusted your receiving set to
catch them, though you did not realize it. This adjustment con
sists in changing the vibrations of your current so as to har
monize with or correspond to the vibrations of the broadcasting
station that jTou wish to receive from. By changing these vi
brations you can shut off one broadcasting station and receive
from another, these messages coming to you through the atmos
phere hundreds, even thousands of miles away. How wonderful!
And yet there are doubtless all about us things, powers, forces
and possibilities more wonderful than this radio world: that we
can not now conceive of, that time and development will make
known to men. "
The jhuman soul is a spiritual radio set, both broadcasting
and receiving. Our thoughts and the conduct of our lives have
an-influence far beyond those to whom they personally come.
Thoughts which are things just as tangible and real as the
thoughts and music that come out of the air over the radio are
often conveyed to others thousands of miles away, even to those
wholly unknown to us. Mental telepathy is just as real as the
radio world and often operates entirely independent of the will
of him who sends the thoughts. These come to another out of
the air he knows not whence. When we think strong, and pure
thoughts they often affect others, although not orally expressed.
When we express them the current they create in the spiritual
atmosphere is stronger and reaches farther. And when these
thoughts are actualized in life and conduct their influence is
greatly extended and augmented in power. The influence Upon
others of a truly good and holy life in a commuriity can hardly
be overestimated and it has an influence in the elevation of the
world far beyond its own environment. .
This soul of ours is also a spiritual radio receiving set
through which we may attract unto ourselves such influence as
we will. Base, sinful and depraved thoughts and lives create a
vibration in harmony with them and out of the atmosphere come
similar thoughts and influences to still further debase the man
who finds satisfaction in sin.
On the other hand, the man who has pure thoughts and aspira
tions creates a vibration in harmony with the higher elements in
the universe and out of the same atmosphere come currents that
tend to still further elevate and purify his thoughts and his life,
that bring to him harmony, beauty and satisfaction. He is in
tune somewhat with the Infinite and from the great source of all
harmony, beauty and truth he may receive what no man can
give. At first the divine messages may be faint and hard to
catch, but as he elevates the current going out from his spiritual
radio, his soul, as he makes its current more in harmony with
the great Spiritual broadcasting station of the universe, its mes
sages become clear and his spirit is constantly suffused with the
entrancing harmonies of the spheres.
Religion, 'spiritually, the spirit and life of God, are the most
real things in the world, although the souls of men have not
generally been adjusted so that they know this by experience.
These oan not be gotten from books nor from the words of other
men. They must come directly to us from the great Oversold
of the universe when we have brought our lives sufficiently into
harmony with His. Our principal job in this life is to elevate
our thoughts and lives, to strive to overcome the flesh, so that we
may receive and "bear the messages of God." In, every chapter
of the New Testament and in many of the Old Testament will
be' found exhortations, commands, to do this, and all the biblical
promises of blessing are conditional upon this overcoming.
James, for example, says, "Resist the devil and he will flee from
you. Draw nigh to God and He will draw nigh to you. Cleanse
your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double
minded."
By this overcoming of our physical, fleshly natures our souls
will be adjusted to be in harmony with the soul of God, and
when this is done we may receive from His great storehouse mes
sages of truth, direction and guidance in all our duties and in
terests, strength, wisdom and power, and all the peace, happiness
and blessing that His spirit brings. He never can be our God
in this real and personal way until we become His true, spiritual
children.
"And if Thy casual comings, Lord,
To hearts of old were dear,
What joy shall dwell within the faith
That feels Thee ever near !
1 in
"And nobler yet shall duty grow,
And more shall worship be,
When Thou are found in all our life,
And all our life in Thee. "
for that purpose. It is a business
proposition to keep the streams
so replenished that the nimrods
can be accommodated.
State Has No Money to
Purchase Flax Pullers
Unless bankers agree to advance
money to flax farmers of the Wil
lamette valley for the purchase of
about 10 patented pullers, there
will be no purchase of this ma
chinery this season. And inas
much as Governor Pierce has de
clared a policy of not allowing con
victs to pull the flax, the question
of how the farmers are going to
get their flax harvested is some
thing of a problem.
At a recent conference it was
suggested that the state might ad
vance the money fort the pullers,
which cost $2600 each, and with
hold the money advanced when
settlement is made with the flax
growers at the end of the season.
But Governor Pierce said Satur
day that because of the necessity
of buying much other flax machin
ery the state cannot afford to do
this. At the recent conference it
also was suggested that the banks
might advance the money, and the
Question will now be placed be
fore them.
, Fanners In the central valley
Will CTOW ffVV."n0 JerO jpff1,'T.
THE RADIO WORLD
this year for use at the state prison
plant.
The American form of govern
ment seems to be reform during
the winter and platform during
the summer.
EDITORIALS
OF THE
PEOPLE
Aldermen Satisfactory
Editor Statesman:
Our report of the meeting at the
Englewood school house last Wed
nesday evening left a wrong Im
pression. Our councilmen, Suter
and Van Patton, called the meet
ing for the purpose of obtaining
the people's wishes. The people
were fully satisfied and endorsed"
the work done by said Suter and
Van .Patton and instead of giving
instructions they voted unani
mously for our councilmen to pro
ceed according to their own judg
ment but the people did denounce
the stree committee for trying to
usurp the duties of our council
men. 4 'v' :'
Things ;
To Do
Copyright, 1023, Associated Editors.
SOME SIGHTSEEING TRIPS WITH THE BIRDS
Three Brilliant Songsters, the "Mocking Thrushes"
Three cousins, the Tirown
thrasher, the catbird, and the
mocking-bird are sometimes called
the "mocking thrushes."
Though the thrasher builds his
nest in the undergrowth or on the
ground, when he decides to sing
he glides through the air with a
floating movement to a treetop,
from which he pours out his merry
peal. Proud of his brilliant per
formance, the bird repeats what
ever he sings two or three times.
The poet Browning describes this
characteristic of the brown thrash
er when he says:
"That's the wise thrush; he sings
each song twice over,
Lest you should think he never
could recapture
The first fine careless rapture."
The Brown Thrasher
MY MARRIAGE
PROBLEMS
Adele Garrison's New Phase of
REVELATIONS OP A WIFE
Copyright 1921, by Newspaper
Feature Service, Inc.
CHAPTER NO. 127
THE TELEGRAM LILLIAN
ASKED MADGE TO SEND
Dismay blank, overwhelming
this was my first emotion upon
hearing Lillian's decision that she
must send for Allen Drake to help
in the problem confronting her,
the problem of which I had but the
haziest fdea, but in which I knew
the wounded man in the hospital
was involved.
What would Dicky say? That
was the crux of the situation, and
Lillian had voiced my own fears
when she had said that she "was
afraid the Dicky-bird's reactions
wouldn't be any too pleasant."
But I knew that Allen Drake's
presence must be vitally necessary
to Lillian's plans or else she would
never Have suggested his visit.
I had guessed long before that
she did not approve of the atti
tude toward me which the bril
liant secret-service man invariably
adopted whenever he was in my
vicinity, an attitude of exaggerat
ed admiration and attention which
embarrassed me as much as it irri
tated Dicky. However, ejther her
approval or disapproval of a man
never mattered to Lillian when she
had use for him in her work for
the government. So I knew there
was no escape from Allen Drake's
presence in the vicinity, indeed in
our actual home, unless I should
thrust aside the habit of years and
fall Lillian in some favor she ask
ed of me.
That, of course, was an imposs
ible thing to me, and. Indeed, I
knew to Dicky also. Therefore I
turned to Lillian with a nonchal
ance which I was far from feel
ing. "Of course, you know that yon
are privileged to send for any one.
Just as if you were in your home,"
I said heartily. "And" I essayed
facetiousness as a mask for my
embarrassment "I suppose Mr.
Drake is allowed to be at large.
He Isn't labelled 'Dangerous," is
he?"
"When Is He Coming?"
"I'm not so sure of that," Lil
lian answered dryly, with a' quick
little glance at me which se)rt a
hot embarrassed flush to my
cheeks I knew then that she had
fathomed what I myself hardly
knew, that there were times when
Allen Drake's undeniable attrac
tions of mind and person had tri
umphed over my dislike of his
quiet arrogance, and his audacious
presumption, and had made me
really enjoy his society. Hi3
scintillating wit. his interesting
tales of life in all quarters of the
globe, his half-fascinating, half
Irritating air of lordly admiration
which he adopted toward me- all
came back to mind.
"When is he coming?" I asked
quickly, to hide my confusion.
A I haven't seen Mm yet ad
don't know where he Is, I can't
tell yon," Lillian returned. "He
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Thrasher Is Not Thrush
The thrasher is not a thrush,
but a close relative. He is found
from Alberta, Michigan, and sou
thern Maine, south to Louisiana
and northern Florida. Iifke the
mocking-bird, he winters in the
southern states. The eggs which
are laid in the thrasher's nest
about the middle of May or the
first of June are blue-white speck
led with brown.
The catbird is a sulking bird
one minute, a happy bird the next.
His figure is slender and grace
ful, a smooth even gray color, with
darker head and tail. He moves
nervously, likehis cousins the
thrasher and the mocker, his long
tail constantly pumping up and
down. When he is out in the open
where people may see him, the
catbird is carefully preened to look
trim and neat, but in the forest he
goes about with his tail drooping
head hanging and his feathers ruf
fled which only proves the change
ableness of his nature.
The catbird's song is soft, with
beautiful, finished ripples, but it
may at any moment be broken by
a disagreeable whinning cat-call,
"Me-ow!- which gives him his
name.
The mockingbird is to the south
what the robin is to the north. He
is known as far north as British
Columbia, but is seldom is found
nesting there while those found in
the southern United States live
and I want to get in touch with
both of them. Did your father
leave any address with you?"
"Yes," I returned promptly. "He
wrote me that in an emergency,
not otherwise, I was to send a wire
to a certain address in Washing
ton." "Well, this is an emergency,"
Lillian retorted. "As you know,
ordinarily, I would have both your
father's address and that of Allen
Drake, but because of my long ill
ness I have dropped out of things.
Indeed, I am doing this present
stunt strictly on my own, but I
have come to the point where I
must have help, and I do not want
to appeal to any one save your fa
ther and Allen Drake. So if you
will send a message for me to your
father "
"Grandma's Hurt."
"Of course." I smiled. "What
shall I say?"
"It will be in code," she said
apologetically, "for I must give
them some adequate reason for
leaving the task they are on. Sim
ply say: 'I am requested to send
you this message,' and then add
this "
She dictated a lengthy innocu
ous message concerning a real
estate transaction, signed it with
three initials, and put her arms
above her head with a weary ges
ture. "I wish I saw daylight," Lillian
said unevenly, and I realized that
for some reason the problem con-J
fronting her had shaken, the calm
ness, the absolute poise with which
she usually faces her work.
The next instant, however, she
was speaking as nonchalantly as
if there was nothing out of the
ordinary in her horizon.
"Has your mother-in-law con
sented to have any one in Katie's
place yet?" she asked smiling.
I gave her an answering smile,
for Mother Graham's attitude to
ward the question of replacing Ka
tie had been a source of amuse
ment as well as annoyance to our
whole family. When Katie was
with us, Mother Graham was con
stantly finding fault with every
thing she did, but now that the
girl has gone and we do not know
when, if ever, she will come back
to us, my mother-in-law mourns
her absence hourly, and has de
clared with great emphasis that
no other girl could ever take her
place.
"Not yet." I said, "although
she wavered when I talked of that
colored cook the other night.
Mother Graham is awfully worn
out, but is too stubborn to give in.
But I am constantly afraid
that "
From the kitchen came Marion's
frightened cry:
"Oh, Mother! Auntie Madge!
Come quick-r-Grandma's hurt!"
(To be continued)
IXDLW TEACHER DEAD
SAN FRANCISCO. March 15.
Brigadier General Richard Henry-J
Pratt, USA, retired, founder and
organizer of the industrial school
for Indians at Carlisle, Pa-, and
its superintendent for a quarter
of a century, died here today.
Cured His Rupture
?
I wtt btdly mptured while liftiaf
trunk icrersl yera ago. . Doctor laid
my only bnpo of extra wag aa onratioa.
Trusses did me no rood. Finally I got
kola of something; that quickly and Com
pletely eared mo. Tears hava passed and
ttio rupture bat never returned, although
r am doinr hard work aa a earoenter.
There was no operation, bo lost time.
no trouble. 1 bare nothing to sell, bnt
will giro full information abont how yon
may find a complete ear without opera
tion, it yon writ to me. Enrn K. Pal
ten. Carpenter, 492-K Mareellna Arena,
Uanssqaan, H. J. Better cat at this
ootie and show it to ny others who
sr rap tared yon may tav a life or at
loatt stoo th auaery ot rnptnro and th
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Edited by John 11. Miller.
there the year round. The female
builds her nest the latter part of
f a Mil InWa 4N Ink V.I.. .
speckled with brown early in Ap
Thcj Mocking Bird
HI, and by May the eggs are hatcb
ed. A second brood is often rear
ed by the same pair of birds.
The mocking-bird's back is ash-'
en gray, his wings a brownish
tinge with a large white patch,
and his throat and outer tail fea
thers are white with the under
parts brownish white.
It is when the mocking-bird'
works himself up into a passion of
song that one realizes the wonder
of his voice. Flitting from tree
to tree, his whole body seems to
proauce me music in mm. no
imitates the sounds of the woods,
and the other birds, but he 1m-
proves on mem.
Cap'ri Zyb
MUSICAL BOTTLINA
D'ja ever hear of making a mus
ical instrument out of old bottles?
It can be done and this Is the way,
to go about it.
Get a whole bunch of old bot
tles, all sizes, and wash them jout.
Now make a stand, similar ta the
one shown In the illustration. All
boVtlina
musical:
INSTRUMENT
PUT WATER IN
BOTTLES AND.
TIETO SUPPORT
LARGE BOTTLES
LOW NOTES
SMALL BOTTLES
HIGH NOTES
you have to do to make this stand
is to drive two stakes in the
ground and nail a strip across
them.
Take your bottles and hang
them as they are hung in the pic
ture. Now comes the difficult Job,,
tuning them up. First, remem
ber that the large bottles will have:
the deeper notes and the small bot
tles will give the higher notes. If
you can't get just the right note
out of a bottle, put a little water
in it, which will change its tone.
With a little experimenting yon
can get a complete scale of two oc
taves. With a little practice you
can play tunes on this instrument
by striking the bottles with d met
al or wooded rod which should be
padded on the end to avoid break
age. When you get so you can pick;
out a pretty fair tune with one
stick, try using one stick In each
land to get a little more melody
and some harmony.
CAP'X ZYB.
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FUTURE DATES
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meet at Dallas.
March 19, Wednesday Annual concert.
Women's auxiliary YWCA. Methodist
church.
March 21, Friday Hamilton Holt and ;
Dr. Xehemiah Boynton to lecture at First
Methodist church.
March 27, Tuesday County Community
federation to meet at Salem. Heights.
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paign opena at armory.
April 19, Saturday Dedication of
statue "The Circuit Rider," in stat
honse grounds.
May 19, 'riday Primary election in
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al convention meets in New York.
June 27-28 Educational conference.
University of Oregon, Eugene.
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