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The OlifiGON STATESMAN. Salcm Oregon. Sunday Sloniing. December H. 1932
"Anyway, Pa, We Cn Have a Tree, CarftWeT'
"THE BLACK SWAN"
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"No Favor Sways V$; Nd Fear ShaU Aw$"
From First Statesman, March S3, U51
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Penny Wise; Pound Foolish
IF Oregon is preparing to go out of business and turn the
state back to the Calapooias and the Cayuses then it is
satisfactory to close the agricultural experiment stations.
If, on the other hand, the state is desirous of going ahead and
conquering the obstacles which r$nv beset us then it would
seem folly to end the work which has been of vital impor
tance to the welfare of the state. Oregon farms and orch
ards must compete with other districts : and if our farmers
are to survive they must learn low-cost production, low-cost
marketing, proper packaging and merchandising. The ex
periment stations and affiliated extension agencies have been
of great value to farmers and orchardists; and the need
continues even in times of depression.
The state horticultural society took prompt action op
posing the closing of the stations. These members have per
sonal knowledge of the practical value of the scientific work
of the stations along lines they are interested in. The Med
ford Mail-Tribune, published in the heart of the Rogue river
pear country, while favoring holding down costs, says :
"We do deny that abandoning extension and experimenta
tion work entirely Is either neiessary or advisable. And wo foel
confident that when the members of the legislature get together
and consider this problem, calmly and in the light of all the
factors involved, they will agree that the dollar saved by such
extreme action, would be a mere drop In the bucket, com
pared to the financial loss to the agricultural and horticultural
Industry of Jthe state, as a whole, a loss that would be suffered
not only next year, but through the year to come."
Those familiar with the work of the experiment sta- j
tions are confident that they have paid for themselves many j
times over. The Moro station for example developed Hard
Federation wheat which has proved one of the best varieties !
for growing in eastern Oregon and Washington. The Clat
sop station has led in transforming the lower Columbia dis
trict from a timber and fishing country to a dairying and
truck-raising country. This agricultural development is
proving the very backbone of that area at the present time.
When the pear growers saw their markets threatened be
cause of regulations against spray residue, scientists at the
Talent station and the state college enveloped a simple, in
expensive treatment which saved the day for them. These
are only a few recent examples of valuable work which
these stations have performed.
Experimentation is a continuous process. Each project
covers a term of years. To abandon work entirely means to
throw away the investment in partially completed experi
ments. How much money is required for conducting the essen
tial work, we do not undertake to say. There may be some
services which we could afford to drop for the time being.
But it seems to us foolish economy to suspend the scientific
investigation which is indispensable in this highly compet
It 'la the rear lOI. The "Cea-
taar" eaittag frees the Wast Iedlea
far Ragle ad ia captured by the emt
thi real Teas Leach, who, a beard
kla fiml, Th Slack Swaa, has
bac UtrmeUmi shine mm the 8pea
iah Mai a. Pans get aboard ta
"Caataar arc Prisdlla ILsrradiae,
daughter of the lata Sir Jaaa Ear-
radiae, Caetsia-Ceaeral ef the Lee-
wart Isles) II ajar Saada, Sir Jeha'al
middle at eaaietaet. wKa hopes
ta marry Priori Oat mm i Ilaaakar
C-arlea 4 Beraia, gallaat, yng
Frcaeluaaa. Da Bataia tu a fiea-
tcaaat af taa aatoriam aaotaaan.
Hearjr Mart-i a, vaa -rafarmad ta
tier taa aarvfca af aia Kiar aad
rU tkm seaa of pirates. Morgaa kas
ffarai a reward far taa captara af
Laaca, After aeiataff taa "Ceataar."
Laada atard-ra taa captaia aad
v. Taa aaaaracara are spared
a like fate tanrngh Da Beraia wit.
Ha iatrodaeaa PrlaaUla aa kia wife
aad the Major as Us arot-er-ia-law.
Ha them tells taa pirate chief
a aoariadfes atorx abeat kla lear-
iag M org am ta aearck for Leack
aad enlist Ms aid ta captnriag a
Spanish plate fleet worth a king!
raasoau It ia agreed that De Beraia
Is ta take coaaiaad af the "Cen
ta or" and lead Leach in The Black
Swan" to the treasure. Major
Sand a, who dislikes De Bernia bo
eaaae of PrucUla'a laterest ia the
Frenchman, helieraa the French-
aaaa to bo ia league with Leach. De
Beraia assares Priscflla and the
akeptleal Major that they are in ao
immediate danger. Pierre, De Bernia
errant, warns his master that
Leach intends to doable-cross him
aad not give aim his share of the
He desired a boat to be manned and laanched
to take him aboard Tom Leach's ship.
CHAPTER TWENTY -ONB
Meanwhile, now on the poop.
December 11, 1007
The causa of industrial peaow
was last night preaeated to a
gathering at the Unitarian church.
by Patrick Scullen, originator of
the peace movement which is rap
idly assuming more than national
prominence. Governor Chamber
lain, who heartily approves of the
movement and had been appoint
ed to act as chairman of the
meeting, was kept away by bus
Not a Modified Income Tax
A sales tax, if imposed in this state, will work a lot of hard
irla. ship, and that upon the weakest members of the com
munities of the utate. It may cause the death of a lot of re
tail establishments which cannot absorb the tax and cannot
pass it on. Those doing business in items costing less than
a dollar will have difficultyin adding the one or two per
cent sales tax. The restaurant charging 5c for a cup of cof
fee and 10c for a sandwich cannot add a cent to the unit
price, so he will just be stuck for the sales tax. He might
of course put more hot water in the coffee or slice the ham
a trifle thinner; but it is hard to be accurate and still keep
Understanding as we do that the state needs more rev
enue, why not obtain it by a modified income tax? This
would reach the ones actually enjoying a net income. Taxes
liave to be paid out of income. The opposition to an income
tax should pass when it is realized that a sales tax is apt to
cumulate many times so the person of small income may
pay considerably more in a sales tax than he would on an in
While it may seem outrageous to suggest it, even the
old property tax has something to commend it. It reaches
those with property in this state who reside outside its bor
ders. Timber has been overtaxed it is true, but timber rep
resents a large portion of wealth in this state. Should it no
pay some tax either in the form of a direct property tax,
severance tax, or an income tax? Persons owning farm lands.
city property, etc., who reside outside the state, would pay
no sales tax here, yet their property derives benefits of gov
eminent here. Imposing a jiales tax lifts that much load
from the non-resident property-owner.
The trouble with the sales tax is that it does not dis
tribute the burden with full equity, is subject to consider
able evasion, and may be made burdensome because it is in
direct. The legislation should not rush a new tax through in
just a few days.
The Elks lodge here has for years put on a Chrntmas enter
tainment and raised money for its Christmas cheer fund. The shows
hare been presented so many years, and have been so popular that
about aU they have to do is to announce the dates and they got
packed houses for two nights. Many times they have engaged pro
fessionals to put on the program, but this year the performance
was strictly home talent; and thera is enough variety In the lodge
membership to put on a fine program. Lymaa McDonald and Clif
ford Mudd and Tiny McNamara, .orchestra leader, and their corps
of assistants won many compliments for the performance put on
Thursday and Friday. And there will be many happy homes and
nearis tais Christmas when the Elks baskets go the rounds.
... Of Old Salem
Town Talks from The States
man of Earlier Days
NEW YORK Weekly Finan
cial Letter another week of gra
tifying recovery has been exper
ienced and since the panic, se
curity values show an advance of
10 points and over on the leading
issues. In bonds, also, there hare
been substantial gains, and the
whole drift of the financial sit
uation snows genuine recup
SAGINAW, Mich. The state
grange at its annual meeting hero
yesterday adopted a resolution
calling on the constitutional con
vention now ia session at Langlag
to insert a clause la tha new con
stitution prohibiting all traffls tti
He Will Stand and Run, Maybe
He'll Have Walkover and Then Sit
By D. H. Talmadge, Sage of Salem
Ioe-iber 1L, 1923
At Aumsrnla yesterday after
noon was held a mooting that
may prove to bo the solution of
the irrigation problem for much
of the fertile but all too dry 3an-
tiam valley. A committee was ap
pointed to make an exhaustive
study of water rights and ditches
of the old Willamette Valley Ir
rigated land company, and to
frame' up a tentative plan for op
eration. Committeemen are: T. E.
Thompson, A. E. Bradley, J. N.
Duncan, Harry Colgin and J. W.
THE open season for wild duck
closes December 15. Wild
duck meat Is very good eat
ing and wild dnck shooting is
vary good sport, as William Ev
erett Anderson and a dose or
moro other reputable citlsens ot
Salem will testify. Personally. I
know little about It.
I once spent a Sunday after
noon duck hunting with Mike
Terry. Mtke had tlio gun. I went
with him for the exercise and be
cause I had nothing else to do.
Wo walked fully five miles on
frozen mud before wo saw a small
nartv. or whatever It's called, of
ducks. Mike fired both barrels at
the ducks and knocked a feather
from the tall of one of them. The
feather came fluttering down.
Then Mike discovered that ho had
left his supply of shells at home.
"Well,' said he, after explod
ing a number of other words, "wo
may as well go back. If 'twas ti
gers or something like that we
was hunting 'twould bo different;
wo could club thera to death. But
'tis no use hunting ducks without
ammunition, I'll take tha feather
along; 'twill come handy for oil
ing the clock."
So wa went back. Mrs. Tarry
saw us coming- and stepped onto
the front stoop to greet as.
"Where are the ducks?" she
"He flew away," said Mike. "I
hit him all right, but 'twas not in
a vital spot."
afwraajs '"' " r
National Commander Elvla M.
Owsley of the American legion Is
to be in Oregon the early part of
January, Tlsiting Portland, Salem.
Eugene and other cities. He will
bo In Salem only a few hours, ac
cording to Adjutant General
George A. White.
An additional detachment of 10
supply sergeants and cooks was
ordered to Astoria last nlzht bv
Adjutant General George A.
White of the state, to meet the
heavy demand for meals at that
place. More than 1T00 meals were
served yesterday from tha emer-
Footbafl paid few dividends this year. Graduate managers are
scratching their heads now to see where the money will come from
to meet coaches' salaries and all the other experses of a modern
athletic establishment, to say nothing of the interest on stadium
Meacham at the summit of the RIua rnnuntalna. cornea to life
at this season of the year along with Havre, Montana and Uadlelao
Hat, Alberta. It was it below at Meaeham yesterday morning; and
aouDiie me railroad water tank has long whiskers of ice oa It.
We have a notion to write our friends not to wish us a "happy
ana prosperous new year". The wls&es sent last year ara still an
used so they will do for 1933.
Why aU the grouching about tha cold weatherT Remember, tt
aught have boea worsa. . - .
-Four teen-days till boor by the wet caUa.dar.
Dr. Frank Vlietelly, managing
editor of the new Standard Dic
tionary, said In tho course of a
recent address: "Mistakes, and I
make my full share, may bo
avoided by concentration upon
what we have in hand, even If
we do use a langaago that enables
us to say. 'If Mr. Henderson, who
sat for this constituency, will con
sent to stand" again aad run, ho ;
will probably have a walkover and
sit in parliament. "
Wo aren't always reasonable.
Wa Insist too much oa tangible
resulta from our Individual ef
forts to accomplish things, aad
whea such results are not appar
ent wo become dlsooaraged aad
fall a prey to tho inferiority
germs, which like tho 'fin gems
are ever hanging about in search
of lowered resistance. Actually,
some of us buy a pair of 8 -cent
all wool trousers aad expect the
transaction to have an immediate
sad uplifting effect oa tho cotton
market. Ridiculous t
That which la this valley is
termed a cold wave, but whioh Is
really only a cool wave, is a great
revealer of unsuspected ventilators.
would never be one of them.
The hands crowdieg the waist
looked on with interest, and even
with a certain admiration for da
Bernls, aa admiration by no means
due only to his fine exterior and
impressive manner, but nourished
by all those lerends which had
Waning oa the taff-rail, and observ-j coma to be woven about his name
ins; taa Black to wan where she toM . . result of his activities when ho
lowed ia their wake, her yards Uj uJled and marched with Mor-
suared to tho breeze, Monsieur del m
em i a . i n m 9 . . .
cternis was uiongntzauy xrowiung.i His answer meanwhile bad
It would be a half-hoar or so Uteri curbed the axgressiveness of Leach,
when ho roused himself from his if there was one piece of inf orraa-
0009- abstraction, as be took nisi tkm the pirate craved at that mo
elbows from the rail and suddenly mftnt. it was Just this which do
M a . I - - -
orew ainueix erect, we aeep uaosiRernis announced that be cams
of thought were smoothed out of I to give him. Once ia possession of.
us xace. into t&etr place crept taeithat. he would soon know how to
creases oi a speculative smiie. i change tho i Tench man s tone.
Ho turned, and cams briskly "Come below," he said shortly,
down ta tha quarter-deck, where! and led tho way.
HalliweTI was at tho moment con-j As they went, ho beckoned first
tuas; tho ship and instructing the! to one and then to another of the
quartermaster at tho whipstafr bo-1 buccaneers to follow, and when
low. I they came to the spacious but txn-
He surprised him by commanding I clean and untidy cabin, Bernia made
him to heave to and to signal to I the acquaintance of the mate and
tho Black Swaa to heave to also. I the sailins-master ef the Black
Further, he desired a boat to be I Swan. Both were short, sturdy
manned aad launched to take himl scoundrels. Ellis, the mate, elected
aboard Tom Leach's ship. He had a to take the place previously held
word to say to her captain, there by Wogan, was a red name of
He was obeyed, of course, and a a man, with fiery hair and beard
half -hour later ho was climbing up! and rod rima to a pair of pals
the side of tho Black Swan, on cruel eyes that seemed to have no
which tha paint was blistering and eyelashes. Bundry, tho sailing
cracked, to bo received by Leach I master, was dark with a pock-
with a volley of blasphemous ques- marked face that was of tho colour
tions touching the purpose of thisj of clay. He wore clothes of a do-
morning call and the time it wasted. cent, sober cut, and affected a eer-
"As for time, we have time to I tain fastidiousness ox person and
n-ia. And even if we had not. it I quiet dignity of manner.
w - - . . . I m. . . 1 1 1 1
oald still be my way to go surety I J.ney sac aown, ana u eiaeny
rather than swiftly." I Negro, clad only in a pair of cot-
Ha stood at the head of the ea-lton drawers and with the mark ox
fnaeo-ladder. talL commanding. I the branding-iron on his shoulder,
aad oddly elegant for a buccaneer. brought a punen ox rum ana limes
By contrast with the FreiK:hiaa,l ana sugar, ana men wiinarew at
Loach in his raping shirt and red 1 growl from Leach.
breeches, wearing his own black I "Now, Charley," tha Captain ia-
lurir la abort clustering rreasyl ntod bis visitor, -we a waiting.
curia, looked a coarse ruffian ca-1 Monsieur do Bemis sat forward.
mM f Minmtnrtini' only DV SJMieanea nm eioowa on ice rameo
rrMarfvaneas aad noisy, blustering I table, which was of solid, heavy
- i , . . i - . i
sou-assertion. loejc, aaa zacea eca squareiy. ziia
Tt would bo your way. would it 7 1 opening was unexpected.
Taoe'a some to giro orders, then!" Tve been observing your saH-
Tre coma to discuss with youl tag," bo said. -Not that it was nee-
mar vreeiae destination," waa theleasary, or that It told mo much
aaswor la that oold, level voice, a more thaa I had discerned yestor.
-alee which seemed eotistantly tolday. IVe already said, as you may
nxmounos that, whatever emotions I remember, tnat yours ooea over-
might bo excited ia its owner, fear I long at aaa."
"And that's a fact," Bundry eat
ia. To dont need to be a seaman
to perceive it."
Tell talk when X bid you,
Leach growled at him, as if an
noyed by this early agreement with
anything that de Bernia might say.
Monsieur do Bernia paused a
moment before continuing. Bun
dry's confirmation of his opening
statement was as encouraging ta
him as it was unexpected, and as it
had boea irritating to the Captaia,
He was strengthened by tho quick
perception that ha had here an ally
in what ho came to do, and thaw
therefore, his task was suddenly
rendered lighter than he could have
I told you yesterday that so foal
is your bottom that if I had been ia
command of tho Centaur rould
never have boarded her. Ia fact
Tom, yoald still be chasing mo tf
by aow I hadnT sunk you, although
you've forty-five guns and the Cen
taur had only half that number af
After a moments surprise, Tom
Leach received the statement with
broad, jeering laugh, Ellis
grinned broadly. But Bundrye
countenance, which the scarring of
tho smallpox had rendered natu
rally expressionless, remained
grave, as de Bernia observed.
Te was ever a ruffling, fleering
coxcomb, Charley, puffed up wf
your own conceit. But this beats
anything I've ever heard even from
you. There's a great fighting sea
man, to bo sure. The devil of a top
gallant, high above all other eaa
ras. Maybe theell tell us how
theeld ha' dona this miracle."
Tour sailing-master isn't laugh
ing," said de Bernia.
"Eh?" Leach scowled inquiry at
the solemn Bundry.
That's because ho guesses
what's ia my mind," de Be mis con
tinued. "He's not without iateatt.
gence. He knows that if tho Con
tour with her well-greased keel had
beaten up against the wind, aha
would probably have outsailed
"Outsailing me ia ooo taiag,
sinking mo another. You spoke o
sinking mo." '
(T B CaatUa4)
Coprncfct, 1. by Rafael Saaafa'al
Dutributea by Sf Fcatarca Syndicate law,
nioo fresh veat'latioa 1 what dat
apahtment hain't got nothln' else
These horisoatal telephones are
annoying. Users persist in plac
ing them wrong end to, and the
result is, as Mrs. Annie Bronnaa
elegantly says, we put our basoo
to the ear thing and nothing de
One of Mr. Cohen's Birming
ham friends might state it thusiyi
"It don't seem te ao la summuh
'at my apahtment gets any fresh
air Into it e-tall. but in wintuh
A good many of us feel a sort
of personal Interest in Marie
Dressier, whose latest picture,
"Prosperity", la being shown at
the Elsinore theatre today, to
morrow and Tuesday. I am not
expecting to see another "Emma".
As a matter of fact. I am not
much concerned about tho pic
ture, knowing well enough that
It will bo a "Dressier picture" and
as such fully worth tho seeing.
BITS for BREAKFAST
geucy military kitchens sent by
General White to Astoria follow
lng the destruction of tbo bus
iness section and all restaurants
-By R. J. HENDRICKS-
Tho KGW radio audience liked tha will am At f a imf rartlfv ti hit h sits.
monle choir so much that the choir has been Invited to appear fort
nightly oa Sunday afternoons at 3 : t o'clock. On the alternate Sunday
afternoons at this hour, WilUmetJ university will provide a program
.uuw up, rwo weexs ago Dr. Doney spoke, and &! addresa
brought in many requests for printed copies. Today Cameron Mar
shall and Miss Melton of tho music department will giro a recital.
fv ? v. university will do glad to know the hour aad get
tho habit of tuning la at S:30 Sundays on KGW.
Clerks in the American consulate aniuiuf Aibrt tonttn ta
tha point of his exasperation when he called to get his visa admitting
mm io mis country. Einstein Is one of the greatest scientists and ma
thematicians of the world. It was humiliating and disconcerticg to
" m D" put inrouga a category of Questions. The insistence oa
tha routine is discreditable to our own foreign service. This country
should rejoice that Einstein is willing to pay us another visit, in
stead of hounding h!m like a cool i a or communist.
Thera is tho army mule: then there I tho alienor "mula whlah
the shoo stores advertise every Christmas. Thera isn't as ataah kisk
ia a supper mule as aa army mule.
Sea grandpa ha a hard time balancing hi talgett his bread
butter don't seem to coma out even at kia meals.
Fifteen boxes of gold arrived in this county from France. Whea
a box Ilka that falls oa your toes It doesn't hurt a bit.
Is that opportunity knocking at tha doorf No, It's last tha b&l
flosaa aaa te proposiag thb churches gtra courses ia marriage.
good many post-grad ates will bo available- to teachers.
McLoughlin's answer to spies!
(Continuing from yesterday:)
"As tha officer conducting tha
Hudson's Bay company's business
in the department. It was my duty
to use my utmost exertions ta
manage It to the best advantage
consistent with the duties of re
ligion and tha usage of business.
As a good and faithful subject tt
was my duty to do my utmost ta
maintain peace and order between
the British subjects and Ameri
can citizens, and I exerted my ut
most endeavours to do so, espe
cially as I knew, la the state of
the public mind la Great Brltaia
and the United States, if diffi
culties unfortunately arose be
tween British subjects aad Amer
ican, citizens la this country, tha
two nations would be involved la
war aad If I have been the
means by tho measure I adopted
and tho conduct I pursued of
averting any af tho evils I dread
ed. I will bo amply repaid by tha
approbation of my own eonscianea
aad of all good men who win say
X hare done well and express their
unbiased opinion, than I may
throw to tho winds tho charge
which Mess.. Waxra aad Vavasour
make of my being mora thaa aa
eaatory to tha Introduction of this
"It Is true X assisted tha immi
grants. But thera is a time and
from the time and the manner ia
which this aaa dona it had tho
desired effeot, and every Ameri
can in the country believes and
says he could not have gone on
without rar assistance. And was I
as tbo representative of the Hud
son s uay company to be such a
simpleton as to destroy the bene
ficial effect of my measures and
tell them, 'It la true I assisted you
from principles of humanity; but
If I had not done so you would
have fallen on our hands when wo
would have been obliged to feed
you gratlsT I assbted you with
means to sow wheat In the spring
of 1844, but if I had not done so
there would have been a famine
in tho country in IS 45, as I know
you would not allow your fain
Ules to sj-arve to death when thera
are provisions in the Hudson's
Bay company a store and aa a
Quarrel about them would bo ex
tremely Injurious to tho Hudson's
Bay company's business, indeed,
much mora thaa asslstlsg you, of
two evils I chose tha least?' It Is
true I heard several say they
would act differently, and. tf ray
memory does not deceive me.
heard Mr. Vavasour say so alsOj
once. But as explanation might
give publicity to say apprehen
sions and eb?et. and aeatroy my,
measures, I was afloat la tha
full reliance that la dsa time Jus
tice would bo dona me, and aa
these gentlemea were sot respoav-
wa, I took .tfte -ut
eri to presume to judge for my
self and follow my own measures.
at the same time communicated
them to Chief Factor Mr. Doug
lass under the injunction of se
crecy, that In the event of any
accident happening to me he
might do tha needful, and who, I
am happy to be able to say, agreed
1th me as to their expediency
and assisted me most ably and
zealously to carry them into ef-
ect. And though Messrs. Warre
nd Vavasour may have collected
much correct and valuable infor
mation from the sources whence
they drew it; but if Mr. Warre
had done me the honor to avail
himself of the offer I made him
to give him every information in
ray power In regard to Columbia
affairs, at the same time telling
him I was happy of an opportun
ity to do so, as from circumstan
ces I had been obliged fo be si
lent, and I could give hia cor
rect miormauon wmch no one
else could. But as he did not ap
ply after I made tho offer I did
not deem It necessary to obtrude.
But If he had applied he and Mr
Vavasour might have seen reason
to' doubt the correctness of some
of the information they have re
ceived and stated as tacts in their
reports, and I think the world
will admit that the Hudson's Bay
company, if they knew the object
of Messrs. Warre and Vavasour's
mission, and those who sent them.
ought in Justice, to mo and to the
situation I held In tho Hudson's
Bay company's service and to
themselves, so as to obtain correct
Information of the affairs of the
country, to have instructed those
gentlemen to have at least headed
ra their report for perusal, that
T'Tnight have an opportunity to
explain aad not have aa It were
my character assassinated la the
dark, and which I think, consid
ering tho offer I made to Mr
Warra aai tha acsjualnlanee I had
with him and Mr. Vavasour, tho
world will admit they ought la
Justice to themselves to have glv
on ma a perusal tf their report,
unlaw they had positive orders to
tha contrary. And I mast la coa-
(Indeed, the world has long
since fully justified the course
which Dr. John McLoughlin took.
And this Justification extended to
his superiors In the great concern
he represented, and has followed
in the case of their successors
for that ancient concern still ex
ists in actlre business and is one
of the largest In the world deal
ing in furs and trade goods at far
flung interior posts, much as In
the old days, besides having mod
ern stores in many cities and
towns in various countries, nota
bly in Canada. It la one of the
oldest existing business concerns
on earth, organized over Sit
Tho treatment that great and
good man. Dr. John McLoughlin.
received from both his British
superiors and from our pioneer
American citizens, was a blot oa
their spirit of fairness and sports
manship. The truth of all this has
long been acknowledged, and the
pity, of it is that this came after
his death, and not In time te
smooth the path of his declining
Some new information concern
ing the history of the First Con
gregational church, and Interest
ing slants oa matters brought out
in presenting that story, have
come to the desk of the writer,
and they will appear later in this
column, probably on Tuesday.
Long Buys Farm
And Continues to
AURORA, Dee. 10 A. H. Long,
proprietor of tho Aurora service
lunch and filling station, has pur
chased a 41 aero farm ta tho Ua
ioa Han district, 17 of which ara
under cultivation. Improvements
oa tho place ara a five room
house with modern conveniences,
a barn, chicken house and other
out Bondings. All stock, grain,
hay sal saacklaery are Included
ia tha transaction. Mr. and Mn.
elusion be allowed ta aboorva. ft? Long wtU continue to rum their
is a traauBsaai x oil not Ceservrv place of buslaoss, raaktag the 16
aad which I did not expect te re-tattle drive back aad forth eacb
oahra frees aaa. of ibo-earttea.--, ' day.