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i- ' July 23, 1924 i
RIGHTEOUSNESS PAYS: Better Is a little with righteousness.
than great revenues ! without right. Proverbs 16:8,
PRAYER: i-Teach us, Lord, to trust Thee so: Implicitly! thfct we
shall be satisfied in whatsoever state we are.
COTTON TEXTILES AND THE TARIFF
make it interesting to the tourists.
If I can use my Imagination to
help these gentlemen out. 4 am
going to do it, but so far I can not
see that my imagination is needed.
It fs a very good exhibition! they
have made for themselves in tak
ing a clump of rocks and imagin
ing it is a pyramid. The trouble
will be to get everybody else to
believe the same thing, but I guess
we can do it If we agree; it is a
pyramid. The discoverers of this
see a very perfect pyramid. They
see liuKe tunnels and runwayg.
Hma not see them, but I Jcnow
they are there, because these! men
said so; just the same as I knew
those ape men were there because
one of the men came running past
my house. He was running so fast
that he couldn't stop. I don't
know whatever did become of him
He was still going the last I heard
or him. increasing- speed as he
went down hill. I have an! Idea
the imagination of these men will
so the same way Increase as
time passes, and they will '; not
need my services which are so
freely offered. And further j this
deponent sayeth not. Very re
BILL SINCALLER "
After flouriilering around for six months, blaming tire tariff, ,
Republican policies, the Republican administration, inefficient
mill management, etc., the New , York Journal of Commerce
: finally settles down to the following reason for the depres
in the eotton textile industry : f j i f
; "vnen an is saia ana jaone. however,, u remains
. true thai the : major item is labor expense. Ths
:l- newspaper has often urged the necessity of i rq
V ducing this item of costjand still is as much eon-
vinced as ever that such a step is necessary, f
WHO SHALL SPEAK
h is'now voming in at the rate of 220,000,000
or four times the pre war rate. The Journal
would, as an advocate of free trade, adjust (the situation in
There Is objection because dem
agogues are always presuming to
rpeak for the people. Who shall
speak for the people? We submit
that it i3 not fair to give the dem
agogues a monopoly on this. It
is not fair to have the special In
terests get all the presentation and
let the people be speechless.
Tne trouble , with our politics
selves. ; m no other way can we
resist the blandishments "and sub-
tlety of the smooth salesman. We
must permit only legitimate stock
propositions, to be offered, and
the state .must be virtually Kick
of theintegrity of everyone.
i We 411 want to get rich, and get
rich quick. Wo are tired of the
slow drudgery of just getting by
and wljien a smooth salesman ap
peals to us on the proposition that
30 or 60 days will make us rich
by expending $100, it is very natu
ral forius to try to get that $100,
and when we do get it we hand
it orjito him.
Furthermore, the violations of
our blue sky laws mean that
legitimate propositions must suf
fer. A man who has been bitten
by a fake will rtot be very apt to
succumb a second time, but fakers
live because a sucker , is born
every rninute, and none ever die.
The result, unfortunately, Is that
many developing projects In the
state of Oregon are made to suffer
because they can not get capital
with which to develop. It Is a
serious; situation for legitimate
promotion enterprises, and Gover
nor Pierce has put his finger on
one of the sore spots of the state.
We wih luc.k to him in his effort
to protect the people, and at the
same time protect honest, four
alias Flapper: "Why not go te
j Frank Braltbwalte.
truly Democratic fashion, that is by reducing tariff duties still j has been we have let the dema
more, permitting! an even greater competition from? abroad, I gogues; be the tongues and mouths
thereby compelling American labor to accept a drastic jwage of j the average people. Then we
cut and eventually no wage at! all for lack ofa job.
But having taken its stand, the Journal! becomes fei
of the criticism of its recommendation and starts hedgirig by blame and it Is a very severe blame
Raying hat itf does not advise an immediate, indiscriminate, Is upon those who ought to speak
universal decrease in rates or spay 10 xne operatives:,
"In some instances certainly money wages i are
have complained because
arful were .taught wrong. The
too high). In others the! indicated eourse of pro
" i cedure is probably that 6f taking steps to increase
the output per man hour by means of eliminating
restrictive rules and other senseless burdens upon
efficient production." j I i
Something; of the sort was' attempted by the cotton manu
facturers of JNew England the; latter part of (May aim if was
reported that weavers in some- of the mills had threatened to
- strike because jthey had been asked to operate eight instead of
six looms, with no change in wages. This would have meant
,a 33 per uent. increase in efficjency, and probably had it! been
Accomplished by an offer of a 33 per cent increase ; in jwage
there would have been no decided objection. ; But this would not
have met the recommendation of the New York Journal.!.
Wage reductions in the New England mills can only be
brought about by mutual agreement between the employers and
employees, forj the latter are strongly organized. In sorjie in
stances where it has been attempted the reaction has been so
creat that the: attempt has been given up. and a number of
-operators have! elected to move; their plants tolthe South rjather
than attempt it again Texas for example, gives promike of
becoming one of the great cotton manufacturing states of the
future, and she is the greatest cotton producing state ,
And the tage question there is easier to manage
Because ii is largely colored lalor, and unorganized, and
difficult to organize; in fact, impossible to effectually organ
ize, under the (conditions prevailing there. I I j
The cotton mills of the South are generally making money;
some of them Ipaying high, dividends. They are enjoying this
prosperity under a tariff law that the party to which the South
gives it electoral votes is pledged to destroy f
The destruotion of which would put the New England
cotton mills out of business entirely, and render those of the
"South unprofitable. "' . j . ' 1 - : ) ' ; ' j j
I No Democratic tariff lawlis coiner to solve, the difficulties
"now encountered by the cotton textile industry, and it i.4 just
such a law that the New York 'Journal of Commerce! advocates.
Compromises1 of capital and labor, and a revision upward of the
tariff rates on cotton manufactures fthouch the elastic nrn.
visions of the (tariff law or by direct enactment), are the best
4 and the only) methods to meet conditions now existing-
But a Democratic tariff would render compromise, capital.
labor, and eveprthing connected with the cotton textile industry
For everything in that field would go to the dogs;
mere wouia oe no sucn maustry. ; I ; .
The time jisjjoming when; the cotton manufacturers,
of the South,i are going to be up against a stiffer crame
most of them have dreamed of in their philosophy, and tjiat is
me nnen inausiry 01 western Oregon, Washington and northern
California which will depend largely upon i machinery!: the
raw materialsj for' which can le produced more cheaply f than
those for the cotton indastry ;! which will be troubled with no
boll weevil; which will be able to stand up! even against the
unorganized colored labor of the South, i j 1
Ard, in the very near future, this will cease to be considered
any wuere as: an idle dream.
for the people but do not.
The republican party is a party
or the people, for the people, and
by the people, yet the special in
terests are always trying to get
Secretary Hughes In his ad
dress at London, pledged the aid
of the; United States in rehabili
tating Europe. That is the only
way Europe can ever get on its
feet. After five veara of snarlinsr
and petty bickering we gave them
the Dawes report, and now after
some months of mutual suspicion
and criticism they are unable to
put . it In operation. -America
should find a way.: America must
find a way to go over there and
use her friendly offices to see that
the Dawes report be put into exe
cution, It is the only way out of
a desperate situation, and we are
the only people who can morally
I Items . From the Rusztoivn i
j Enterprise- : s
As Reported : I
- ! By Griff 'raw foril
10 ru i'a runs, who is hard of
hearing, ; got too close! to ; Will
King, who was playing the slide
trombone at band practice, Thurs
day night, and got two jront teeth
knocked out when Will slid to a
hard note. , j!
Jutlson Whipple, our genial
postmaster, forgot to put up the
mail for No. 3 Frldayl He said
hejgpt interested in reading the
postcards and did not notice what
time it was. ?i
! ' , ' ' I
Fitch's warehouse burned down
Sunday night. , The fire depart
ment got all ready to' go, but.
Chief Henderson could , not f ind
his! bugle no they gave it-up. T
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Joe Burns is a wit. We stopped
In his Btore to get a bandana , to
wear on a fishing trip and Joe
said, without stopping to think
it up, "Yes we have no bandaftas."
" !'.''' ( '' '!:- .
Lad iea dresses more! than half
off this week at the Emporium.
Hurry. Advt. :
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THE JIXGLE-jAXGLK cbuXTER
Who says the woman never pays?
She pays enough for marcel waves.
I - - Roy Uxandale. .
In battalions troubles come: !
Jaws are full of chewine srum:
Nathan M. Levy.
1 1 ,.
Babies cry and flapper? giggle;
Fiehes swim and tadpoles wls;j;le
H, G. Ki.iei.
chuckled the gay mar
ried man, as he plncked a blonde
strand from his coat, his what I
call escaping a divorce! suit liv n
hair!" ,p i
ness is unquestioned, and our abil
ity to' serve them is apparent..
Secretary Hughes spoke for Amer
ica in iis address.
The celery growers of theLabish section are not disturbed
by the present season of unusual dry weather. They have sub
irrigation. The harvesting and sending to the market of their
3924 crop of 250 cars of celery to-near and distant markets
goes right onj. So did the harvesting and marketing of their
head lettuce crop of some ten! cars as an experiment, earlier in
the season. With a great asparagus crop in the offing fqr the tnIs year for tne PopJe to express
same section, jit would seem that no argument is needed for tneiselves along the line of Cool4
the full use of all the beaverdam lands in that section which ige and Dawes McNary, Hawley
would render the , proposed Million Dollar Highway a ten M(l a competent, responsive legis-i
mmion aouar nignway. ana then some. Ami then ra ia.i nature.
more, in annual turn off of crops fit for the best markets of the
country, to be sold on quality, . f I . : 1
control of it; always trying to put force Europe. .Our disinterested-
something across. It has been a
continual fight to keep the party
in line with its traditions,: and
while this has been going on dem
agogues have been sowing poison
andthey have been able tq .reap
a pretty fair crop. ; Thousands of
the most honest men in the world
have teen led astray because the
demagogues have soft pedaled
with them and presented fallacious
things in a systematic and attrac
tive: style. If the republican party
is to continue to serve the people
it must adhere to its traditions
aim. De a peoples party, a -' con-
fcnucuve pany; a party with a
vision. It must not be governed
oy special privilege; it must not
be used as a vehicle of men for
selfish purposes. It must be con
secrated to the public welfare.
ine republican party has met
the'challenge of every hour for 60
years, it must meet the challenge
of this hour by responding to the
things, the people want. Senator
McXary has been fighting for. the
common people, fighting some
times with his back to the wall.
He got worsted in the last con
gress but the things for which he
fought will come up again and
uregon needs him in the senate
to continue this' fight for. the peo-
plC. ' ' ;' . f
. We again reiterate that it Is un
fair to permit the demagogues to
speak for the people when- men
of high character can be obtained
io uo ii. inis is more, than a po
litical question. It is a patriotic
question, and In this year 124 it
is highly important for Oregon to
return McNary to the senate by
a j tremendous -majority. . In the
meantime it is up to us to elect
a legislature untrammeled, untied,
and if any pledges have been 'made
against public interest, the can
didates should be made to repudi
ate them. If there is a string tied
to; the repudiationlthere will be a
tomorrow, and the men can be
marked, later. This Is no time for
using gloves. This is a time to
strike for the people's rights in
Oregon, to strike from the shouli
der, and fearlessly. I
The republican party has offer
ed the only opportunity in Oregon
j The Daily Program
bmlth: "We call ouri new rhnlr
itadio.' " !
Friend:' "Why?" f " J
Smith: "Because shie picks ud
everything ehe hears around the
house,' and then broadcasts it to
the neighborhood. . i
j . j . i F. M. ilngham.
I i Anl Reverses.
"Henry," said his wife sternly.
holding out a handful of red
white, and blue disks, fare these
pojser cnips mat i found in your
pocket?" : ' .
. a "
j ny yes, my dear,! I suppose
they are. . You see. I-r-"
'Well, all I've got to ay is this:
If you hayeu't got sense: enough to
cash In your chips when you quit
-the game, .it's .time you stopped
piaying poKer. -
.VERSES AXD REVERSES
Ily Samuel Tloffenstein
j A lA'I-LAIJY
IX JINGLE-J ANGLE FASHION'
Sleep, my darling baby, sleep; s
The French eat frogs; Australians,
. fi- ii '
Today: win go, tomorrow come;
i u Dane a cake anu give you
: f . ' - hi
Angels o'er your -slumber sing;
A kangaroo's a funny thing
I" : . . IV.;.' -., "
A kangaroo will make you laf f.
But not so' much as a giraffe
, ii.- v
Not so much as a giraffe;
I'll bake a cake arid give you half,
!; vi .
A chocolate cake and a goose
'; . bprry tart; .. ;;' ; :
Sleep, j my darling; have a heart?
I : VII . r .
Don't iyou worry; ma will keep
You bawled all day, and now you
sleep! . ... ' 4 ; :
Though some folks frown on kiss-
I ing. ' .
I am here to state ;
I'm fond of osculation
And find it more than great;
With me it U a habit
I. pray I never shake;
it is the only
Perfect game of give-and-take.
Edgar Daniel Kramer.
Sister's "Sweetie," handsome
young lieutenant, making one of
his very rare visits to the city,
was being entertained ! at dinner
and, of course -everyone was dn'
best behavior. . ; s v '
During! a slight pause in the
conversation. Baby reached for the
pencil. in Daddy's pocket. and bee
and poking; it in his, eyes. ; .
j Oh Baby must not put pencil
In; his eyee," mother remon
strated, i i i
In his little hurt voice he? re
plied: j"Well, Sister writes on her
eyes. ' j '. ; . .
. Mrs. J. A. Oestrelch.
Webster (in a ; jovial mood)
Vhat: would yoit doif I should
leave you, dear?".
Mrs. Webster (quickly): "How
Edward II. Drcschhack.
A r .
n. wuigia woman wno swore
she would never i marry a day
ui earner was recently wedded to
a nignt watchman.
Are Pe! "Easy,,?
Interviews with merchants of a nearby city show that
Salem furnishes them morq retail trade in proportion
to population than does any other city in Oregon.
Salem is regarded as "easy" business for them.
The First National is conducting a survey, now nearly
complete, which will . Bhow fairly accurately, the ex
tent of outside trading by Salem people. .
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We shall publish the result of our survey and endeavor
to point out the Reasons for this outflow of wealth
as well as to suggest remedies. "
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Our purposes are constructive, not critical. We ask
the good will and cooperation of every merchant and
resident of Salem m improving1 an adverse trade situa
Let us not be timid vvith facts they may wound our
pride somewhat- but when put to work will help build
a better? prosperity for Salem.
First National Bank
A&el flarrtaoa's New PTiaw of
REVELATIONS OF A WIFE
Copyright 1SSL. by Nwpapr
ratur 8ervie. lu.
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ine jrun Shop is open' during
all hours when our readers : are
AH bujnor, epigrauia (or humoroua mot
toei). jokea. ' anecdotea. nnotrv .hn.
letque, latiret and brieht aarinra of
children, must be ortginal and nnpnb
lished. j Accepted material will be paid
tor at regular ratea. AH manuicripu
muit be written on one aide of tha
.paper only, should bear name of thia
nowapaper and should be addressed
in. n n H h A n H A it r.m ntl,
child has inalienable rights.
alsio, but, they are not worth par
until it is big enough to defy
those who would punish it.-
BILL VISITS ELKHORX
The Oregon statesman - was
pleased yesterday to get a lettejr
from its old friend. Bill Sincaller
of the Waldo hills. I Bill, it seems,
has had a vacation, but we will
let him tell it: ; " j
"Editor Statesman: Perhaps
you may be interested In knowing
that I took a day oft and -went
over and Investigated the ruins
around Elkhorn. I am sorry-to
report that my Investigations re
sulted practically In the same con
clusions as when I Investigated the
n:?'i-?r3 "business at St. Helens.
There Is this difference, however.
The men burled on the Elkhorn
have been there several million
years further back than my fam
ily record takes. ; j
"However, I noted some won
derful things there. Some call It
excavations of the earth; I call it
God. These excavators have
found one of the unusual! actions
of nature and have veryl properly
sought to capitalize it. ii would
be a great thing to get a King Tut,
or king or the Indians' tomb out!
in this country e several million
It is a fact that must be remem
bered that the initiative and refer
endum has saved the day in Ore-t
gon. It has done this because hog-
tied legislators have not responded
to the people's desires. This is an
Important election, and It is no
tlriie to go after false gods, nq
time for dividing influences. It
is a time for united action under
the banner of the republican party
-the only really progressive party
In the world.
SELLING RLt'E SIvV
1 . A Complaint
Geqerpsity is mah middle name
an sociability is mah nature, but
I done hates familiarity.
111 share mah ; meat wif mah
dog, 'll frow libber to de fish,
an dei birds is welcome to mah
las crumb, but they's a place
where mah middle name an mah
nature jes nachaliy 'fuse to mix;
an dats when a boom in' humhio
bee Vsputesr wif me ovah de pos
session ob de shady spot und'neath
de honeysuckle vine an backs up OVfitilCf7-"
and' tries to mish me off mv nn
po'ch; . den's when I Jes nachallv
Circus Day Parade.
, Clown Entertainment.
: Admission 40c
Governor Pierce has decided to
investigate blue sky sales.'; . The
investigation promises to be whole-
j Not Much Repaired
Miss Flapper: "Where are you1
going to spend your vacation?"
iliss Flopper: ?I really don't
Comic Opera "Robin Hood."
UcMvn i tamoua opera present
ed by May Valentine original
New York Caat of thirty people.
j-rS o.u. iouicertainiy help j some. It is true that we must be
tta tourista ana I am anxious to protected, by the state against our-1 havn't a thing to wear,"
know; As a matter of fact, 1 1
What Katie Dhl with the Tarter
Father Graham Sought
The nearer I came to my moth-
er-in-tlaw'a room upon our bizarre
errand, the more faint-hearted 1
became. Katie's monkey-like clev
erness inhiding in my mother-in-law's
quarters the paper she had
abstracted, did riot appear - like
cleverness, but monumental idiocy,
by the time I reached the door be
hind which Mother Graham was
peacefully sleeping. . . i- !
Katie put her hand upon my
arm and her lipa close to my ear.
"Plees, I ..don't. like go in, she
keel me eef she wake oop und
find me snooping round her room."
With an effort I repressed the
inclination to inquire fiercely in
return, what fate she thought
awaited me were my august mother-in-law
to waken, but I turned
instead and tensely whispered:
"Where ia it hidden?" I
"You know dot pretty box mit
roses und pictures ; of old-time
ladies und mens on it?"
"You mean her hat box? ' I
gasped with a mental vision of the
pride of iny mother-in-law's heart
a fancy and "costly j millinery
box, decorated with old English
scenes and narrow borders of
roses, inside which! reposed her
very best hat. j
pered back and I could have shak
enher for the nonchalance In her
manner. Katie patently, had cast
her! burdens upon me and was
worrying no! longer.
! i : ;
A 'Tense Moment.
' "It's on top shelf in closet,"
she j went on. "I saw eet ven I
dusted room -yesterday. You can
hoOfc eet Bhoost aa easy! 1 See!
I'll hold door open. You shoost
grab eet and runt und I close door
after 'you.? '' !-'--"'
"Don't dare to touch the door,"
I whispered, setting my teeth for
the Jordeali in front of me. I "Go
back down stairs and wait for me
I'll j manage this. . Softly,! now
Hush! . Not another word."
, She scuttled obediently and to
her J credit noiselessly odown the
stairs, and I waited beside the
door for a long two minutes to see
if my mother-in-law had jawak
ened, . But the rasping sounds of
what ! - he; euphoniously j terms
heayy breathing.; but which j Dicky
describes as the! "sincerest! snor
ing on Long Island," went on
without interruption. . . j
So, with tense Inerves and quickly-beating
! pulees, I turned the
knob with Infinite caution,; pushed
the door ajar and slipped into the
roonj. I had taken the precaution
to turn out the hall light that
she might'not be awakened by its
sudden gleam, so I left the door
ajar" that I might be able to
escape quickly and noiselessly.
"Oh I I Forget
I held my breath as I made my
way to the: clothes closet, deciding
that; even jthe highly-colored life
of a fiction burglar was notj worth
while.'And while I was lifting the
box jdown, recognizing It by1 touch
rather than sight, and making my
painful way back to the door,. I
'Dot's the one,"! Katie whis- was listening tensely to the regu-
lar snores and thanking my par
ticular little joss for their volume.
1 1 reached the door without mis
hap,; passed into the haH, closed
the door after,, me, relighted the
lamp, and went swiftly down
stairs, hugging to my breast th
assurance that I had succeeded in
my mission. True, there lurked
in the background. the ordeal o
getting the banbbox back to Its
place, but I did not have to con
sider that for another half hour
or so, and I was frankly trium
phant as well as consumedly cur
ious, when-1 rejoined Katie in the
"Did you get eet?"'she whis
"Yes! Hush!" I returned as I
hurried her into the library, lock
ed the door behind me and put
the box on the table. Then I
looked around, enjoying my reac
tion, the expressions of astonish
ment upon the faces of the group
before me. '
"Now, Katie, Bhow us where
you hid j the paper," my father
said, and I could' see that even his
grave lips were periously near a
Katie, with a runny litte air of
Importance, undid the fancy cords
fastening the ornate box, lifted the
lid and took out from Its tissue
paper wrappings my mother-in-law's
best fall hat. 8he had
bought it late the previous sea-
Ison, paying what was really quite
u cAuruiuai price, i ana l knew
she counted upon wearing it
through the autumn. My little
maid posed it upon her hand and
looked around at us with a funny
little air of dismay, j
Oh! I forgot." she said. "I
have to have scissors 'to get eet
"My sainted aunt!" Lillian ex
claimed. "She sewed it Into
Mother Graham's best hat!" '
(To be continued.)
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