The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, December 06, 1927, Page 6, Image 6

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    The Oregon Statesman
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W. H, Haadaraoa, CireulaUea Mit
E. A- ILhot.a , - , Uraatoek Editor
w. C Conner . . . Povltry Editor
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v And Jesus going- up to Jerusalem took the twelve disciples apart
ia me way, ua saaa onto id em. uebold, we go up to Jerusalem; and
the Son of man shall be betrayed onto the chief priests and onto the
scribes, and they shall condemn Him to death, and shall deliTer Him
to the Gentile; to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify Him; and the
-mira uij fii snau rise again. Matthew 20:17 to 19.
An exchange says: "Punishment of crime in Oregon, aa
described by section 15 of the first article of the Constitu
tion, provides that 'laws for the punishment of crime shall
be founded on' the principles of reformation, and not of vin
dictive justice.' Yet what possible chance of reformation
has a youth, who on his first o'ffense is sentenced to a long
term of association with post-graduates in crime ? What-d
ever chances of reformation existed will be gone by the time
of his release." v -? '-a-' ry :4 ;2 r 1 . r: h: :
TThe reference is to several youths given long sentences in
the penitentiary by Circuit Judge TazweU of Portland,-and
specially to the cases of five younjr fellows pleading guilty
to hold-up charges and being given terms of 20 to 25 years
each, and still more especially to two youths being sent up
last Friday, for 15 years each for robberies yielding $66,
and despite the fact that the district attorney pleaded for
leniency because it was their first offense, committed be
cause bf a long and fruitless search for employment
And more especially still, the reference is to the compara
tively insignificant punishment of vastly greater offenders.
; There is ho such thing as exactly even handed justice in
this world, but there can be devis'ed ways for a nearer ap
proach than we have to this ideal in Oregon in ! the, punish
ment of men convicted of crimes in our courts.
; There is too much difference between sentences for the
eame or like offenses in the different circuit courts--
And there will always be as long as men are "sentenced"
for ascertain number of years- f jl t-"'-&.rr
Until all sentences are indeterminate, absolutely.
Theh, under laws "founded on the principles ; of rpf orma
tion, boys ought to be released on parole whenever they
become capable of leading decent, law abiding; self support
ing lives and men, too.
Such a highway as Is now proposed will lead not only to
Champoeg, but to a new appreciation for the romance of
Oregon. ' ' 1 ; " :
The above appeal of the Portland Telegram is timely and
appropriate. We must have that highway finished, if pos
sible, In time for the 1934 centenary celebration of the coming
of the missionaries to the Willamette valley, '-.
This is the week. The week to finish bond pledges to pay
the debts of the Oregon Linen Mills, Inc., and the names of
the committees at work give assurance that the task will be
done.-Then, next week and the weeks following, should have
the right of way in securing further bond and stock sub
scriptions, till the Institution shall be provided with work
ing capital to make it a going concern. This will give a firm
foundation for specialty mills, which will come leading to
the employment of several thousand people. .
- Put tht? linen industry on its feet, and there will be no
question of my line of business beings over done in Salem.
. The. linen industry will be great here, finally,
great prontissimo. Do it now.
Make it
- With more inmates than cell room, the Oregon penitentiary
is likely very soon to be up against a hard problem.
Mint, Slogan subject Thursday; Help the Slogan editox
show Salem is the permanent world mint center.
, Salem is taking on .a holiday appearance, and holiday trade
is earlier and better thanjexpected.
-. By OroTe Tattersoa
: But Oregon is in a bad way for acdommodations for such
a system' even if she had it. There were 627; prisoners men
and women (and boys) counted in at the Oregon state peni
tentiary last night; the high water mark in the history of
thel institution, and the number "will likely increase during
the winter months, as is usual ... - r:
And there is no room now provided at all for more than
dtout 15 additional inmates . , j.L ,
V And in fact the number is too great now." (There is too
much crowding; too many cases of two "persons in one cell.
The ideal systen4cklls f or a single cell for every prisoner.
And the boys and young men, and perhaps some of the
first offenders, in the discretion of the, proper authorities,
ought to be taken out of the Oregon state penitentiary and
put into a state reformatory. The state has a suitable plant,
with not very expensive additions, at the old I boy i reform
school south of Salem. And the governor has authority to
make transfers. But funds and regulations are lacking
- And theliext legislature,: at the "farthest, must provide
these things. That would bring some relief.' It would cure
some of :the faults of young men and first offenders being
-rut with "post-graduates in crime.'' .-i I ; ; ,
r A new penitentiary is needed. But the people turned that
r reposition down at the polls. - ;
There is a call for some one with understanding going into
all these matters and' securing some needed reformation in
our laws covering crime and criminals, by the legislature to
meet a year from next month. - : -
' " (Portland Telegram)
At Champoeg on Monday representatives from commun
ities along the proposed Salem-Champoeg-Portland highway,
organized the Champoeg Historic association for the purpose
furthering the project. '
It is said that the new.route will shorten the distance be
tween Portland and Salem by eight or ten miles, which is in
Itself a strong argument in favor of the new highway, but
quite as important is the educational value of a road which
- would touch upon these scenes of historic interest.
We have been all too negligent of the" appeal that lies in
Oregon's early story. No state can look back to a beginning
so sensationally dramatic as that famous line tip at Champoeg
which made Oregon an American state rather than a British
colony. The characters assembled in tnat -early gathering,
mi ssionarie's, frontiersmen, American and Canadian trappers,
Joe Meek, typical Eeatherstocking hero the actors and tlje
movement of the play could not be improved upon by the
most imaginative dramatist. All the story of those 'first
years of pioneering is a romance to fire the imagination and
needs only to be played up a little to arouse new pride in
Oregon on the part bf its own people, and new admiration for
it on me parto luiuiaw.,, -. i -. ; , -
Not long ago a Portland man tried the experiment of ask-
in : "every one who entered his office, "Where is Champoeg
t and what road goes to it V me answers mape up a wna
" mosaic. of inaccuracies. .! , :
-Ifr-wfir mean, a- great; deal to ..Oregon if this ignorance" is
enlightened and an inviting highway leads straight! to these
Ehrines of the Wstoric past, v The appeal U "properly to senti
mentbut we need not sut our eyes to the fact that senti
merit Is a powerful attraction to the tourist.-Dickens has
popularized a hundred places las the homes of people who
never were except in' his creative fancy. The house of the
immaterial and impossible Ramona is a highly profitable
literary shrii . . ,: " ' " "' :'- 'r
we at' hand historic settings of real drama,
Once a wise man said: "Happi
ness grows at our own iiresiaes,
and is not to be picked in stran
gers gardens. If yon do not find
happiness in your home it is, per
haps, because you hare not plint
ed " the seeds of happiness : there.
Or, haying planted them, you
haye not stayed around to watch
them grow. -
. ,: j - . ' : , - ,(
Looking oyer an old newspa
per clipping one finds that a fam
ous French fortune-teller predict
ed dire disasters for the year 1921
The year 1924 has gone by and
who can. remember any unusual
troubles? It is like other years
the years that hare gone and the
years to come. There are troubles
in . all years griefs,- disasters.
Joys and sorrows The years aver
age up. Bitter with 7 the 5 sweet.
And somehow or: other the child
ren of men adjust themselves vto
their circumstances and struggle
along. There isn't much to worry
about. What folks have stood, oth
er tblks can stand. It's not what
you get, but now you , taa u
That's the. main thing. ;
:- x ; :, ' ; .1 l; ;
No" so long ago the great na
tions of the , world were momen
tarily inspired by the seven trea
ties of Locarno. War was to be
come impossible by agreement !
But since then enormous budgets
have been prepared and 1 passed.
Ships of war have been buiH or
put under 'way.. Armament has
been : increased and strengthened
and the same old war ; talk
flourishes. " - - t
: The treaties of Locarno will
not stop war. It would be (better
to begin re-writing school iilstor-
les and nutting war : in the right
light and shadow before the eyes
of youth. The present a-n
loves war. Is it not possible to
raise up a generation which will
hate wart I . t v : i , :
-'I ;' V"- V'. r r
Karl Bickel, a newspaperman,
says: "It is advertising. that has
brought the British workman to
a determination to I improve : his
scale of. living; it is advertising
that bred" in his mind a disgust
f or 1 unsanitary " quarters, for the
dull, bard," desperately " colorless.
dreary life that has been his lot
. When advertising creates a dis
content with the Insufficiencies ol
life, it has stimulated to better
things and . it haa ; performed" a
service. - .'- '
lower coll, than any other sec
tion. Help the Slogan editor.
In - the International contest
for attendance, so : far this year
the Salem Lions dab ranks high
.est' In the United" States. The
j Lions in Salem are likely to place
salem on the map. Last year the
Salem Lions ranked sixth in at
tendance. This year they intend to
stand' at the top.
(Continued from paga 1)
gon Institute of Technology, Port-!
land. - vi-'r' --" - "
J. R. Hughes has been connect
ed with the radio broadcasting
business in Portland, and will be
business manager of the company
here. He sees a wide field for
radio broadcasting here as an aid
in Droclaimlng to the world the
merits of the Willamette valley.
Broadcasting will begin at 9
o'clock in the forenoon and con
tinue until 4 p. m., with a variety
of musical entertainment and use
ful information for the housewife.
; In the evening : from 6 to 1
o'clock, dinner music will be pro
vided by a stringed orchestra and
vocalists. The period from 7 toi
7:16 will be devoted to civic an
nouncements. and from 7:15 to
7:30 to educational talks.
. 'For the hours from 8 to 10 p
m., a series of feature programs of
. . DV
Business Letters;
Nearly every business
rjlled somewhat as follows
I - "Your kind inquiry or even aaie
receive confirms my belief that no to hand and contents noted. In re
hnach of bnslnesa la carried on so Inly to same, beg to state that I
have no engagement lor Tuesaay
evening and I should greatly ap
nreciate an expression from you
as to the motive of your inaulry
ordinary correspon-
stupldly as
dence. !
Not only does the' silly striving
for pompous phraseology provide
bad English and duU reading; it
is wastef&l. , f
' Every foolish or obsolete word In
a letter takes the time of the man
who dictates It , and the sten
ographer, or typist who writes it;
still worse it ' takes up unneces
sary time of the man who receives
It so much, so that perhaps he
gets disgusted at the first glance,
and reads no ; farther. jThus t the
letter defeats its purpose.: - "
We ordinarily - attempt to be
more painstaking, more -exact, and
to proceed with less wasteful mo
tion, in our, business than In our
pleasures. Tet social correspon
dence usually gets to the point
much quicker than a business let
ter. ;': ,' v,
Just recently 1 wrote and asked
a friend if he were free for Tues
day, evening. ;. '','
He replied simply: "Yes. What's
OPT" : - . " ; -
, Now, it he had dictated his re
ply at the office, he would uncon
sciously have fallen into! the usual
idiotic business Jargon! and re-
regarding the "disposition of my
tlme for that evening. 4 Assuring
you of my wish to be of whatever
service I can in this matter, and
to accommodate myself to your
wishes. I beg to remain etc"
Why do business - men always
say Tsame" when they mean "it I
Why should we use a kind of
phraseology :, in business , letters
that, we never use In conversation,
In writing for publications, or ever
in other kinds of letters?
, Presumably, the reason all busi
ness letters are so much alike is
that each'wTiter wants to show his
familiarity with standardized bus
iness! forms and customs.
It one mast hare his letters
standardized, .'why not - also have
them simplified and clarified?
AH this reminds me that a suc
cessful . banker I know . Is of the
opinion that much time Is wasted
by answering letters promptly. He
says that when -he waits four or
five: days to answer a letter S 1
usually doesnt require an ans
wer. ;.',;f.v-vh v-rC--:;f '-rr
- Hx Ttabavt QviUeei
ue of Nations
Report on Traffic in Girls
GENEVA, Dee. 5. (AP). Am
counts of how , girls have been
lured into lives of vice j in various
countries on the representations of
alleged theatrical managers that
they were, to have employment as
artists in cabarets and theaters are
contained in a report'submltted to
day to the council of the League
of Nations,
. The report from . the league's
"white slave committee, which
with funds entirely -subscribed by
the American bureau of social, hy
glene, in New York, engaged in
vestigators who visited cities in
28 countries. j
;', U. S. Campaign Cited-
The report indicates that Amer
lean officials are making a deter
mined eland against the interna
tional traffic . in women and chil
dren and have been successful In
their campaign
"The fact that cases of both in
coming and outgoing (traffic oc
cur is less remarkable than the
fact that the authorities are able
to keep these comparatively Iso
lated among the thousand of emi
grants received annually," the re-!
port said. f
ine secret agents 01 tne com
mittee mingled with denizens of
the underworld, gaining an inside
knowledge of the means adopted
by the traffickers In women and
children and gleaned 'information
as high class as can be obtained
anywhere In the northwest, will of their methods of evading the
oe oroaucasw me aeiaiieu wi- laws of countries which have
ly prgoram will be announced
later.,.. . ". ::.v .
i The hours on Sunday will be
slightly different, with provision
for broadcasting church services.
On Saturday evening, dance music
will be broadcast from 9 to IS,
after which there will be a variety
broadcast tinder the, appropriate
title, "After the BalL" There will
be special programs from 11 to 1
o'clock-Friday night.' -
Bits For Dreavkfaat
of them?
. Help those committees - -r
", The committees to finish r the
bonds necessary to free the Ore
gon Linen- Mills, Inc., of debt
- "W
And then keep up the work till
the institution - has sufficient
working capital to .make- it a go
ing concern - - , -
- a "a "a v- - 1 - .
. Because that is YOUR job as
much as the task of any member
Of the commutes. It is Salem's
Job. It Is the thing to do. : The
big thing, right" now. It will put
Salem in the - way of ' immediate
growth, and of Immense develop
ment in the course of time.
It will help the -value' of every
front' foot - of - property In Salem
and every uacTe of land in the Sa
lem district, and it will put sta
bility behind every line of bus!
nesa in "Salem and all the towns
of the valley. -
Coming up, mint. Slogan sub
Ject Thursday." This will not al
ways be a bonanza crop.) f There
may be lean years. But' persistence
will make Salem- the great mint
center T..of the world, for? we can
produce better " peppermint oil
acre cf It to tc.0 'sere, sri at a
taken steps to prevent the en
trance of undesirable aliens.
Grrman Girls Ruined
One Investigator tells the etory
of 15 young German girls who
were taken to Athens by a German
woman on the representation that
they would sing and dance in a
cabaret but were compelled to
Florida cities are also described
as centers from which Mexican ca
barets have recruited girls.
The report states very young
girla . are being smuggled into
west coast cities by Chinese secret
societies, chiefly in San Francisco.
! Many Become Bootleggers
Since the passage of the Mann
act and the closing, of . houses of
ill fame in American cities; the re
port says, most of the "old time
leaders of the American white
slave traffic have become bootleg
The report said there is little
evidence of immigration into Can
aaa for immoral purposes apart
from seasonable crossings of the
frontier by women from the Unit
ed. States.
The section on Mexico indicates
that women are taken there for
immoral purposes by evasion of
the Mexican laws. Tijuana, Tam
plco, Mexican and Mexico City, are
amonj; the clues discussed. It
states that American girls are
numerous at Tijuana,- and also
Tamplco, and says many girls en
ter i Mexico allegedly as actresses
to work in cabarets:
Tijuana is pointed out' as typi
cal; of seasonal traffic houses be
ing operated there in connection
with bars during the racing sea
son, when large crowds flow over
the California HnoL
O" m : "; " " o
(From columns of The Statesman,
' Dee. 6, 1908)
Sweet Home A man was
kicked to death here yesterday by
a cow.
Fred A. Legge was elected wor
shipful master of the Salem Lodge
No. 4, A. F. V A. M. J. H. Al
bert was chosen treasurer.
Mayor C, P, Bishop received a
letter from -bis two sons, Clarence
and Roy, who -are attending 4 the
Philadelphia Textile . school In
which they gave a graphic account
of, the army-navy football game.
Twentyfive thousand people saw
the game.; Tickets were 815 and
up. ' . ; ' ' ....
The - W. U.r ladles basketball
team defeated McMlnnville college
women 31 to IS. ,
(Continued from page J) .-: :
elded between them by the flip
of a coin, Campbell winning.
Aside from members. of tlie ex
ecutive committee the only offices
that were contested were those of
drink with the patrons "and were historian and sergeant Tt arms
- "I may be old-fashioned, but
It's my notion that It was easier
for married folks to "be square
when they danced the old-fashion
ed square dances." '
(Coprrigat. 1927. bliaharg Syndieato)
By C3aod4 Callaa
"Jou-i ia pe iu.. od la
dies call such a good man, so I'm
afraid - he'll . sell me soxnethln'
worthless.";.. ..4-;-;4
(Coprisfct, IttT. PtioHahors SjmoicaU)
The World Aid All
- In New York
"The Ladder" now holds the top
place, among Manhattan plays now
running, for number of successive
performances, -k It has been . per
forming continuously for over, a
year, i "Abie's Irish Rose" ran five
years and five months in Manhat
tan, but has now -.gone to the
' The Ladder" is not a hit. It
never was. It has lost half a mill
Ion dollars for its backer, Edgar
B. Davis, of .Brockton, Mass., and
Texas. But Davis Isn't discour
aged. He will keep "The Ladder"
going- as long as anybody goes to
see It. And it is said to bCvei
played to audiences containing not
more than five people already.
The Ladder" has a reincarna
tion theme. Davis believes in re-!
incarnation. He is willing to back
his belief with a little money, so
that others may have' a chance to
get an insight into reincarnation
theories. "". I
Half a million is a small amount
to Edgar Davis. - And, by the way.
there's a great story connected
with, Davis and his money and this
play.-.; :. . ;.
There's another Davis in it. " J
Frank Davis and Edgar B. Davis,
not related, were boys together in
J. Frank Davis became a news
paper man. Representing a Bos
ton paper, he went north to meet
Peary, returning from a polar ex
ploration. He slipped on an icy!
companionway, fell and broke a
vertebra. .. For IS 'ycaraj be baa
been a semi-invalid, able to sit up
only a short time each day. He
writes . short 1 stories. He also
wrote "The Ladder." .
J. Frank Davis .was living- In
San Antonio, Texas. Thither went
his old playmate, Edgar Davis,
prospecting for oil. Edgar' Davis
borrowed a quarter of a million
dollars, and spent It drilling in
wildcat territory, at Lullng, near
San Antonio. When the money
was all gone and he had mailed a
letter to the bank, saying he could
not meet the Interest, a gusher
came In. Davis sold out for 12
million dollars that time. He has
made a lot of money In oil and -rubber
since then.
- So Edgar Davis hired his old
friend by the year, paying him a
good salary. There was Just one
Job for the writer, and that was
to write a play with, incarnation ln
it. J. Frank Davis wrote the play,
and I believe he is still on salary,
rewriting it.
Edgar Davis Is a reticent man.
He is neff Interviewed or photo
graphed for" the-papers. He has
an offfc li Ne- York t.nd he em
ploys a stiff to keep playwrights
with new offerings away from
him. He doesn't in tende to be
angel to: any other play, but he
is not at all regretful for what he
has spent on "The Ladder."
Edgar Davis, by the way, is a
loyal soar of Brockton. He has
given much money to the old home
town.' : - . . .
the local drum corps, was present
ed to the . assembled legionnaires
by Karl Hinges and gave an ex
hibition of how , an expert drum
mer handles his sticks. v ,
A call for more recruits for the
drum corps was j also voiced by
Hinges. . i.- -... j - ;
forced to lead an Immoral life.
Another Investigator tells of a
German light opera, company
which went bankrupt in 'Buenos
Aires, with the result the girls of
the company faced starvation and
some disappeared.
American girls crossed the Mex
ican border on the representation
that they were artists and entered
resorts in Tamplco, another inves
tigator reported. v Tijuana, -- 18
miles, south of San Diego, is de
scribed as a? vice center which
draws girls from the United States.
Cuban Conditions Shown
The woman proprietor off a re
sort In Havana, Cuba, is quoted as
saying so many "American " opera
companies and variety shows visit
Havana that she has no difficulty
in recruiting girls who get strand
ed and beg to be taken in..
The manager of a Panama ca
baret is quoted as saying a thea
tncal employment agent In New
Tora suppued him with all the
girls he needed, while New : Or
leans, Tampa and various southern
was raised by the post for the pur
pose of paying for the band con
certs in Willson ' Park' last sum
mer, and which had been return
ed to the post by the Salem city
council, .was put aside in a spe
cial fund which It Is hoped even
tually to Increase to the necessary
r R. Schults who r has charge of
(Special) Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Jones of Silverton have purchased
Wads worth 10-acre tract near the
school house.
Mr. and Mrs. Goodwin and four
children, from Nebraska, are vis-
Goodwin is Mrs. Dunn's sis-
For historian Lloyd Demarest re-Htinjc at the M A. Dunn home.
ceived 84 ballots as against 23 for
Robin Day. For sergeant at arms
W. W. Williams won over Maurice
Sawyer by 51 to 42.
" f I PlanTexas jaunt
f For ihefirst time agitation
looking; toward sending the' post's
drum corps to San. Antonio, Tex
as for the 1928 national conren-4
tlon "there crystalized In the form
of specific s legislation at . last
night's meting. A motion was put
through definitely committing the
post to sending its drum - corps
tothe convention if the funds can
possibly be secured. It Is estimated
that about 86000 will be required
for the project.
i Fifteen hundred dollars which
ter. ; " --' v
A business meeting was held at
the schoolhouse Monday evening
by the strawberry growers, . for
the purpose of contracting their
berries. i ;. ": 4; . - . - " ,
Mr. and Mrs.? Ralph Patterson
and two children, of Salem, Mr.
and Mrs. R. O. Dunn and son
Keith, and Mrs" Sylvia Baughman
and five children were Thanks
giving guests at the V. L. Morgan
home. - v "... -s.:zr . -.r-:. ,.r ;
The pupils of the North How
ell school gave a short Thanks
giving program Friday afternoon,
November 2S.T-:4-4 4
. ,.IL 3. Ranton, the cowboy evan
gelist, will conduct a "old time
revival' beginning Thursday even
ing, December the ; North
Howell community "i church. - -It
win conthThe until December 1 8.
Dec. 5. (AP)
Heavy fog on the Columbia river
delayed- the arrival at , Seattle of
three vessels I for more than 24
hours. ' The belated trio consists
of the Lykanger the Paul LucTy
enbachi and the Sidney M. Haup
man, all of which "will arrive to-
Student Body Office Plan
Considered By WA) Group
Whether Willamette university"
students shall expend 8270 to pro
vide new quarters for the- student
body officers and the Collegian
staff In the basement- of Waller
hall win be decided at a meeting
of the executive committee today.
It Is proposed to erect panel and
glass partitions In the preseni
large Collegian office, setting
apart offices for the Editor an
manager; the reportorlal staff:
and the student body presiden
and secretary. 4
PORTLAND, Dec. 5. ( AP)
Thlrteen cases of infantile paral
ysis, with three deaths, were re
ported to the city health office lat
week, and. another case was added
to the list today, when Rosemary
Techtmaa, T, was- taken to a hos
pital. . r ; - 4--. :
NofJesn if hereby given that the
undersigned by order of the Coun
ty Court of -Marlon 'County, Ore
gon, has ' been- appointed adminis
trator of the 'estate of Levi Allen
Geler, deceased." All persons hav
ing claims against such estate are
required to present them within
six months from the-date of this
Notice with the proper vouchers
attached thereto to the under
signed at No. 80S Salem Bank of
Commerce Building, Salem, Ore
gon. Dated "this 9th day of Novem
ber, 1927.
" Administratrix.
- Attorney for the Estate.
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A Hcture Story. From
- The . Immortal Novel :
By Victor Hugo
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to desperation .by hxrc,
vork and poverty, Jean Valjtan, a
French peasant, ia the year 1795,
-tele a loaf of bread. Oa his miser
.tie wages ho had been attempting
support Us sUter, a widow with
.cn children. lis wai arrettsd and
w!tt9U. . - .ii.abTe iact.
ivailed him nothing and he wa.
entenced to five years hard labor ir
Jie ' gralleys . forj the vinipeakabk
"crin-.e" of attempting- to sustain
lie. For: four terrible years he suf
fered hardships and torture pri
whe convict sh!p,x and then he
:scaped, only to be recaptured soon
ftcr. For. his attempted. escape he
ras 'sentenced to serve three year?
norei .Three times thereafter he got
way only to be brotijht back -t
r;v4"jrai p'tinishmenti' Wher
at last he left the prison ship a fre
man hs had served nineteen years
from , 1725 to 151J for stealing s
loaf of bread. One ean but Imagine
the bitterness of Jean Valjaaii. It
assumed the form ef hate ag ainst
society -men, women an4 children,
iml H -was increased daily hy the
Mtet that wlrerer he went ke was
xrced tar s!.3W hi passport," prov
ng hlrx t 1 t ta ex-convict, la each
own gr.. :4i No tavern wciild
?ive L!-a s'.ur and no citizen
would :v Kkn work.