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WHERE DID YOU GET THAT HAT?"!
' . - (Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 18.) !
Mrs. Hemans, in the Rhine Songj of the German Soldiers,
wrote in part: ;.! y
I bad a hat. It was not all
Part ot the brim was gone:
Yet still I wore It on. !
And, metaphorically at any rate, it may presumably be
taken for granted that Uncle Sam'sj winter and spring hats
are getting into a similar condition,! for, according to infor
mation "in the Trade Record of jthej National City! Bank of
New York, some $30,000,000 is at present invested in the new
hats, which the men of the United States will be donning be
fore long, as the summer season approaches. Nearly 100 fac
tories in the United States were engaged in the manufacture
of straw hats in 1923, that year being apparently the latest
for which figures are available 'and yet, according to the
Record, nearly all of the material f roin which they were made
came to the United States from thej other side of the globe.
For one reason or another, it would seem, the American farm
er is practically not being helped at all, so far at least s the
sale of straw- is concerned, by this j mammoth covering for
his country s head.
- The above, from the Christian Science Monitor, is mailed
to the Slogan editor of The Statesman by "Mrs. A. C. P.,"
with this note: "Another idea to help the country through
the farmers is contained in the enclosed clipping." ; j ; ' !
The matter is deserving of more attention than will ap
pear at first glance. The fact is, the traw hat manufacturers
of the United States have been i going through a hard time.
They are not sufficiently protected against foreign competi
tion by the present tariff rates--1 H .' : j:4J:i!!TH ; ' I 'A ' , ' ; :
. And so some of our factories were shut down last year,
while the straw hat shipments from foreign countries were
larger than ever before. : ; I U ! Ah ! 1
There is no good reason why the United States should
not be self contained in straw haisi iThei men in our straw
hat factories have the know howr and our farmers can fur
nish the straw I j :
-' - And the drain of money, to foreign lands for our straw
hats, as well as all other kinds of our headgear, may as well
.be stopped. It is all a matter of giving proper protection to the
growers and the manufacturers.
"Where did you get that hat?"
it is a straw hat.
Perhaps in Germany, if
AMERICAN FOREST WEEK j
owners of land
' , American forest week begins tomorrow. It is a reminder
that we must foster fire prevention, and we 1 must have re
forestation . j ! " . . '
By the federal government, by 1 he states and by private
owners of lands. j I j I t
There are towns in Europe that own near by forests,
from which they derive enough revenue to pay all city ex
penses, with something over. Movements- of i this kind have
been started in Pennsylvania and New York.
I Their spread is worth encouraging, " and
wishing to plant forest trees ought j to be encouraged. "Their
holdings devoted to growing forests ought to be. exempted
from taxes. If there is to beany tax on such lands, it should
be on the timber taken of f. J ! ,! J J
The whole matter of forest conservation
. tion ought to be reorganized, frorri the top down, and on a
business basis. i - j H Hi
Oregon, whose wealth 1 consists j so ; largely in timber,
should be the most interested of all the states n reforesta
tion. We should pass this source of wealth on to the genera
tions to follow us. , L I i !
Forthe nine months preceding April first, the favorable
trade balance of the United Suites was $935,000,000, or over
$100,000,000 a month. This was not due to restricted im
ports, for they increased $172,000,000 over the same period
the year before; exports increasing! $448,000,000. ,Jn this
connection, it is noteworthy that ! General Pershing, a few
days ago, on - his return from his triumphal tour through
South America, said he was surprised to find that the Unit
ed States supplies but-24 per cent of the imports into the re
publics south of the Panama canal. There is room for the
expansion of our trade in most countries of the world, and es
pecially in the South American territory. r
j HIE DAY OF RECKONING
tional feature, and that the original bill did not contain this
appendage..;; v " ''" .!'' - i
The whole matter resolves itself into an attempt to evade
taxes which ought to be paid for the support of the state gov
ernment. The game and fish commissioners are playing the
same game. They all enjoy opportunities offered them by
the state but when required to pay what even they themsel
ves, or by their representatives, during the legislative ses
sion conceded to be right, resort to every known device to
break down the law providing for these taxes. . Through the
referendum and through technicalities of law the j commis
sions and the telegraph company may thwart the will of
the legislature. But they will by this procedure hasten the
day when the farmers, home owners-and others who! have no
such means at hand to evade their duty will by means of the
ballot lay heavier demands upon them and from which there
will be no escape. The day of reckoning will surely come.
A TIMELY APPEAL
A verv interesting leaflet entitled "Protect Our Natural
Scenery" prepared by the department of education of the
Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs is being sent out to the
schools of the state by Superintendent of Public Instruction
Churchill. i:: ...- i !
The leaflet urges school children and all other persons
and organizations to defend plant life.' It cites the ! disap
pearance of several of the native plants of the Willamette
valley and urges the protection of the Oregon Grape the
state flower Wild Current, I Rhododendron, Syringa and
other shrubs and plants of which Oregon is justly proud.
Thus a commendable effort in which the Oregon Daily States
man has shared by urging the preservation - of our wild
flowers and shrubs in an editorial in issue of April 12.
Save the trees and shrubs along our highways irom
vandalism which breaks of f limbs, destroys or disfigures the
trunks or stems of trees and shrubs, or pulls up from the
roots the beautiful flowering plants is a timely slogan. At
the present rate of destruction it will be but a short time
when many of these natural messengers of beauty will be
gone forever. . ! : - !
There is a roseate horizon stretched around Salem; her
sun is coming up; great progress is almost here. Boost and
be glad! I :l '. V
In an effort to create more in
terest in the citizens'! training
camp which will be held at Camp
Lewis, Wash., , from June 19 to
July 18, Major G. W. C. Whiting,
of the 96th reserte dirlsion, ; will
address the students of the Salem
high school early this week.
All men between the ages of 17
and 31 are eligible for the camp
training. The gorernment pays
fire cents for each mile las travel
ing expenses, and provides uni
forms, food and shelter during
the encampment. j
The morning programs at the
camp consist of drill and scouting
practice and calesthentlcs. Ia the
afternoon, recreation is offered,
with baseball games, tennis : and
other outdoor sports. Swimming
is enjoyed in the beautiful Ameri
can lake, and in this activity
medals are offered by the ! Red
Cross organization for proficiency
in life saving demonstrations. 1
Track meets are also held, with
medals and trophies going to the
winning ' entrants. Dances are
held once a week, with 6ne of the
regimental orchestras furnishing
the music. j j - j -
Major Whiting has been having
great success In the valley in his
efforts to place the matter before
the parents of the boys and before
the superintendents and principals
of the schools. " In Oregon City
seven boys have signed up, with
the saine number announcing
their intention at Silverton. He
will deliver an address before the
Salem high school this week.
Among the young men making the
trip last year were Floyd L. King,
Howard C. Page. Frank E. Shafer,
Henry W. Thielsen, Wilfred O.
Walbergj Howard F. Waters and
Stanley p. Waters.
Major jWnitlng stresses the point
that entering, the; encampment, is
not in any way to be classed as an
enlistment. Any j boy or man is
free to leave the., camp at any
time, Ifjhe doesn't like it. A
thorough physical examination is
given" to each one Immediately on
arrival and on ' the day of de
parture. s j
Last year .the average gain in
weight for each man was five
pounds la 30 days, for the 810 at
the encampment. One fat boy
lost 42 pounds during the 30 day
purlng the winter follow
ing he regained only 10 pounds of
weight,- and he has an
his intention of being
present this year,-'
Other icities besides Salem that
Major Whiting will visit are Dal
las, Menmouth, ; Independence,
Newporti Marion, Turner and Al
n i II RBI AGE
ldeJe Garrison Wew Phaae of
REVELATIONS OF A WD7E
Copyright by Newspaper Feature
HOW LILLIAN "READ THE
RULES' FOR KATIE'S s
It Is not a particularly easy
thing to face .the realization; of
crass seinsnness in one s owa
soul, and for several minutes fol
lowing the flash of intuition which
had given me the key to Katie's
trouble I bent my shoulders to the
flagellations of a remorseful conscience.
Mistaken in judgment as my
poor, ignorant , little maia naa
been, yet she had braved terrors
of mind and body unknown to bet
ter-informed, more poised wom
en, and she had braved them with
no thought .of consequence to her
self that she might save me and
mine from harm. Jim, her hus
band, had, gone away, angry and
misjudging her sorely. And I had
made no effort to bring him back.
Useless to salve my conscience
with the sophistry that she, her
self - had refused to give any ex
planation to Jim. I knew the
stubborn pride which Katie shared
with many a far more intelligent
sister, a pride which made her
feel that her husband should have
kept his faith in her no matter
how black appearances looked.
And I alone held the key to the
identity of the man whose sum-
mons Katie naa ooejea m ueu-
to her husband-f although
that Lillian had made . a
fairly shrewd guess' concerning it.
Of course at the first, when we
had been caught in the swirl of
the events surrounding Smith's
dangerous activities, jwej could
have risked no slightest complica
tion, and Jim with his jealousy
and brooding anger was far better
in his old home the fishing col
ony in Marvin, to which) he had
betaken himself with the injunc
tion to me to watch over Katie.
Lillian Is Surprised.
The little hoard of his
which he had left with; me to use
for Katie had not been touched.
and I had added to it! the sums
which - he had occassionally sent
me, with the simple scrawled in
scription upon the 'paper "For
Katie." I knew the strong sincere
affection Jim's loyal heart held for
his tempestuous, ' volatile little
wife,; and I counted much upon it
in the appeal I meant! to send to
him at once. " . i'
" For there must be Bo i further
delay. Whether Katie's: depressed
mood was due to Jim's absence or
some other cause, she needed her
husband's supporting strength.
: Lillian's knock - at the door
brought me back with & start
from my study of ways' land means.
I opened the door, and she step
ped through it, smiling.
"How did you manage t?" she
whispered. "The time-honored
summer morning had jnothlng. on
Katie for serenity when she an
nounced dinner. Are you ready?
I'd -advise you JLo . hurty-,We
waited dinner, you know, for youj
and Mother Graham la so hungry
she's . actually growlng.'j : ... ,'..
: "All ready." I answered, for I
had removed the travel ' stains
while I was ruminating; over Katie
"But don't imagine -that Katie
is 'serene, for Bhe Isn't. Will yon
ICINGS THAT NEVER HAPPEN
" '.These are troublous times if or state finances in Oregon.
The latest effort to block the legislative program of the last
session i3 court procedure to have declared unconstitutional
the law providing for payment of a small tax by public service
corporations into the treasury of the state for general pur
poses. The last effort to evade taxation proposed by the law
makers of the state is by; the Vesern TJnionlTelegraph Com
pany. a gigantic corporation of Kew Toric Cify. Through its
general attorney, Francis Stark,!!it has written Attorney
General Van Winkle that the one-tenth mill tax proposed is
in direct violation of the Oregon constitution. ::; 1 " r
" That the matter will be held; up in thej urts and the
czVzziicn cf .tha tax pestrchod: crrdefeated is certain. . It is
c! -.:r.:d itzt'Vzo c .r jen-y clrjza sttaclici Is thi tin-cu
. mmFsf You MOST' i
FttL IT5 MY!
OOTV TO HELP . - .
' SJSTER WITH ! .
Crr-VJ. y 1 . ' !
go over to the Briggs place and
'Phone a telegram for I me to-
nignt rigntfter supper? I'd go
myself but f Mother Graham
I "You don't need to finish " Lil
Han laughed. ; "My Imagination
Is in perfectly good working order
tnans: you. Of course ;I'll go. I
suppose the big idea is! a wire to
Jim to get himself here pronto.
"Exactly," I returned. "I feel
guilty that I haven't thought of it
before." ' - :'.-."!
"I think it's just as well you
didn't , Lillian returned drvlv.
"I think both Jim and j Katie will
be happier for this performance,
that Is if Jim learns a lesson from
It. I'd like to be around when
he comes home and drop a hint
to him on the management of his
wife. He ought to provide him
self with a hickory stick or fits
spiritual equivalent. j ij
So astounding was this i from
Lillian, feminist, tried and proved
that I forgot the waiting dinner
wrath, and started at her I in
amazement. i ' ,--- 1 I '
'"No, I still have all five of
em,"' she said. ' "But I never for
get that an alien girl like Katie,
brought up in: a. country where
the -peasant man has the power
almost of life and death over; his
wife and children, is used to
nothing else but obedience to, 'her
man. Jim is American to this
finger-tips, . and . has f unusually
chivalrous Ideas about women for
his station in life. Tou know
what happens when' you give a
slave unlimited freedom petty
tyranny! ' " -. : . - " , ' I
"Katie always has tyrannized
over Jim," she 'went on, "and he
has enjoyed it, but when a breath
of the old life, the old authority
came to her, she wag so terrorized
that Jim's requests, even his j de
mands, meant nothing to her. I
have a pretty .shrewd; Idea S of
the situation there, and the reason
for the terror which swayed her,
which I know you will! confirm in
your own good time, but I should
strongly advise telling Jim that
his one best bet lies In showing
Mistress Katie that In future- he
is to be boas with a bir B. She
laughed and then abruptly said: :
"Come on to dinner!"
Women of England
Aroused By Sisters
Who Wear j Feathers
LONDON, April 11 Use of
stuffed humming birds for decor
ative purposes In dress has arous
ed; the Ire of the Royal Society
for the Protection of Birds, which
issued a new appeal recently td
women, urging them to abstain
from wearing the. feathers ;. of
egrets, birds of paradise, herons
and other rare species in ;the
name of humanity and common
sense. Importation of the; plum
Age of .these birds and others Is
prohibited . by an act ot parlia
ment passed In 1921r-H-
I There Is a tremendous Illegiti
mate . traffic in the plumage of
these-rare birds not only in Eng
land, but, Jn the. United States
and "other parts of the world j ac
cording to statements made at
the annual meeting of the society
In London, when ways1 and means
were discussed to put an end to
this ' business. -A proposal i was
made to form an international
committee under the League u of
Nations, and the Duchess of Som
erset, likened to savages the wo
men who adorned themselves jfith
these contraband feathers. L - s . ,
; ; Mrs: Fox ; Pitt made a striking
speech,1 In which she startled the
members by announcement that
but recently she had seen an eve
ning gown with stuffed humming
birds all over It. She counted
them. ' she said, and was astoni
lshed to ascertain that 227 of the
little creatures had been used for
the "creation." 4 J ;
Another dress described by Mrs.
Pitt required the skins of 14 birds
cf rT?2l3e to be sewei into the
. . . - .ri-i .
REV. W. E. LONG HERE
'My Four Years in. Salem'
Topic for Sermon to
Today completes four years'
service Ifor the Rev. Ward Willis
Long aa pastor, of the First Pres
byterian church of this city. To
night he. will speak on "My Four
Tears in Salem." - .
During the four years just com
ing to a close the church has had
a steady and healthy growth. Its
membership has grown from about
500 to 800; its Sunday school at
tendance from 100 to near 400:
the benevolent giving through
church i agencies from less than
$1,000 a year to more than $3000
this last year.
Also kll indebtedness on church
property has been paid off. A new
manse located at 845 Chemeketa
has been built and paid for. This
manse is regarded as one of the
most, artistic and desirable manses
of the Presbyterian church in. the
northwest, and one of, the most
livable Houses in Salem. It is sit
uated ojn the large corner. lot at
North Winter and Chemeketa. This
corner ot Is the property of the
church and was purchased for the
purpose of erecting on it the new
$125,000 church building in the
: The outstanding' achievement of
the pasi year has been to raise in
cash' and subscriptions $75,000 to
ward the building of : the new
church.! When $60,000 in cash la
secured building ot the new churcs
; The topic for Mr. Long's last
Sunday morning sermon ' of the
four years service will be "The
Outlook of the Church ot Christ."
The first sermon that is to open
the fifth year of his ministry here
will be j the first; sermon he ever
preached in Salem- four years ago.
This' sermbn will be'given Sunday
morning. May 3.
Mavis: "How did Simpson meet
Mann: "A man behind him In
the street car shot him for turning
the page of his newspaper too
Steuer: "Were you ever mar
Edwards: "Oh, yes."
Steuer (sadly) : "No, we were
both of age."
. Every small boy who has been
caught in the pantry knows that
the proof ot the gating is in the
chorus lady at the right, end of
the first row. . -;. - ' j . - '
Diminuendo '- Indicating the
way a man's savings disappear till
there's nothing left of them.
. . Dorothy Burgess.
Fisher: "Henpeck was quite a
musician, but he gave up the vio
lin when he married."
Ward : "Poor fellow, he soon
realized that he'd have to play
second fiddle the rest of his Hfe.'i
Mrs. F. C. Jacobs.
"What has become of the blind
man who used to sell pencils on
"He's auit. Says there's no pro
fit In the business any more, v Peo
ple used to give him money . and
let him keep his merchandise, but
now they take the pencils to work
out cross-word puzzles with.
Did ' You Ever
. ' i Stop To Think
By E. ,R. - Waite. : Secretary,
f Shawnee, OUa, Board of
That ' progressive cities are on
the threshold of the greatest de
velopment In their history. Every
indication points to an era of prog
ress and prosperity for them which
has had no counterpart in the
past. ! ; ::' I, .
That j hospitality is the joy and
spirit of those cities. They are
laying the groundwork for a great
future, and this spirit Is attracting
the attention ot the world.
That; the 'names of those cities
are net easily! forgotten. ' Where
ever they are named, people stop
to' listen. It calls to their minds
a collection of thoughts about
great cities In the making.
-That; progressive cities of today
are coming into their own.. The
results their citizens acheive In
their great development will be
great because they - depend upon
the great vision, they possess and
the great energy they have"lo
carry noteworthy and well devised
plans to a successful conclusion. .
THE WORLD . PAYS ATTEN
TION TO PROGRESSIVE CITIES.
IT PAYS LITTLE ATTENTION
TO CITIES THAT LACK A PRO
GRESSIVE SPIRIT. ,
0inc:iEr,7En s fills
f Proof Positive
i Grace: "How do you know Jack
is in love with Beatrice?"
Opal: "At the party last night
he was the only one who didn t
laugh when she tried to sing."
H. F. W
Eugene: "So you're selling radio
supplies, eh? How's business?'
! Ted: "Picking up all the time."
From the Musical Dictionary
Pitch Underhand, overhand,
spitball or fadeaway.
; Crescendo The rate at which
the cost of living ' increases. .
Bass Note i The. shameful
sounds the cats indulge in on the
back yard fences. H
; Scales The Instruments by
which the grocer and the iceman
get the better of you. ;
Chord Something in the heart
of a susceptible youth that is
struck when he sees the charming
Permanent Home Sought -
. By Silverton Legion
. SILVERTON. Ore.. April 25. I
rSnecial to The Statesman). A
deal is now underway which if
completed will make j the former
home of Homer Davenport at mi
verton property of the .Delbert
Reeves post of the American Le
gion. The Legion .post will erect
an armory on the site. Clifford
Rue, commander or tne UelDer
Reeves post, reports that the Le
gion hopes to have its $3,000 ar
mory underway in the near future.
Turns j Right Out Itself
I f V 'I
"Outgrb" is a harmless antisep
tic manufactured for chiropodist
However.) anyone can buy froii
the. drug store a tiny bottle con
taining directions. j
A few drops of "Outgro" in th
crevice of the ingrowing nail re
duces inflammation and pain an
so toughenB the tender, sensitive
skin underneath the toe nail, thai
it can notj penetrate the flesh, ana
the nail turns naturally outward
almost over night Adv. ;
Oregon Pulp and Paper Co.
! - Walfitn, Orecom - 'j '
j '"i '' . - - i, - !
Sulphite, and Manila Wrappings, alio Batchers Wrsp
pinsSt Addinsr Machine Paper, Greaseproof, Glassine,
Drug Bond, Tissue Screenlnff3 and Specklllta,
Was This Lad
No! His Mother had
ed his eyesight.
One boy or girl out of
every four has below nor
mal eyesight. Perhaps
your child is that one.
Perhaps his marks could
be higher. Perhaps he
couM lead the class. Cor
rected vision m a k e a
brighter boys and girls. -
English - - -s 35 . English - - - - 90
History - - - - 40 History 1 - ; SS
Spelling - - - - 38 Spelling - - - 96
Arithmetic - - - 30 Arithmetic - - - 85
Reading - - - - 25 Reading - . i - - 0
MORRIS OPTICAL COMPANY
SOl-4 OREGON BUILDING
Tuiesday, April 128, 1:30
' ; . 653 North High Street
Edison phonograph and records; part enamel combination
wood, coal and gas Universal range; heater, board and pipe;
reed electric floor lamp; round reed table;! 5 reed chairs; reed
rocker; aeagrass rocker; roll seated oak rocker; tapestry rug
8-3x10-6; tapestry rug 9x12; aanitary couch and pad; William
and Mary oak extension table; 4 oak diners; waxed oak buffet;
ivory dresser; grey enamel dresser; Simmons square continuous
post bed with coll spring and mattress; 2-inch post white enamel
bed and spring; 3-4 enameled wood bed; small rugs, stair and
hall carpet; fir music cabinet; reed sewing basket;: reed foot
stool; grey enamel commode; a lot of curtains, hat rack, kitchen
treasure, garden: hose, ironing board, pictures, set drapes,
kitchen chair, clothes basket, fork, hoej rake, crocks, some
dishes and kitchen utensils. i '
Terms cash. Be on time 1:30 p. m. sharp, Tuesday next.
-Notice: Goods on Inspection on day of sale'oniy.f
Mr.s. it. Im rmixrrs
Owner, C33 North Hlh Street
1 r. n. wooDr.y
Auctioneer, Phone 511
'Woodry buys furniture for cash or sells on commission"