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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon. Thnrs Jay Morning,
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'Wo Faror Sways Us: No Fear SJaU Atee"
From First Statesman, March 28, 1851
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Of Old Salem
Town Talks frora The States
maa of Earlier Days
February 23, 100S
Salem trapshooters will open
the season today with -a big meet
at the fairgrounds, termed the
first annual shoot of the Salem
Gun dab, Trapshootsrs will bo
In attendance from San Francisco.
Portland, Albany, Eugene and
Miss Lena Vavanagh, one of Sa
lem's pretty and popular young
women, was united In marriage to
Mr. Otho Ragan, one of the Capi
tal City's progressive young men.
I at the Presbyterian church last
night by the pastor. Rev. Henry
Settling War Debts
IT U too bad for the country and for Franklin Roosevelt
that he is thrown up against the problem of settling war
J AL.A.. 1 l - j; u.j 1
uww ctcu vuuie lie utn.es luxicc. upmiuu ut su uivmeu nuu
so bitterly expressed that no matter what Mr. Roosevelt
suggests or does will draw upon his head vials of wrath.
In saner moments even the politicians will admit that war
debts are a big obstruction in economic recovery, will admit
..that some readjustment needs to be made particularly with
England. But when orating on the floor of the congress
these politicians are provincial to the core and declaim with
sufficient loudness to be heard in the fastnesses of their own
districts that not a jot or title of principal or interest may
be abated from the solemn obligation.
Pres. Hoover sees the realities of the situation and
ST. PETERSBURG!. A plot
was frustrated here yesterday to
assassinate Grand Duke Nicholas
Nicholalevlteh, the second cousin
of Emperor Nicholas. The attempt
was ascribed directly to the social
February 23. 102S
The 3 2d legislative assembly of
Oregon adjourned at 1:30 this
morning after falling to reach as
agreement on the consolidation
bill through which the governor
asked control of the banking de
partment, fish commission and tax
commission. The senate, however.
accepted the new income tax bill,
which will go to Governor Pierco
Phil Bayes, featherweight box
er of Salem, won a decision over
Kewpie Riley of Portland there
Citizens of the so-called Freemen's
league, however, were massing
forces to repeal the cigarette reg
ulation and all other "blue laws."
SALT LAKE CITY. There
were no arrests In Salt Lake City
would like to negotiate fresh agreements, not to let the oth- tate anti-ciaaretu law as it per-
er countries off more easily but to speed up recovery. We tains to smoking in public places.
have lost in foreign trade alone as much in one year as the
total of the foreign debt to this country. But Hoover could
make no headway with congress. Now the job falls to Mr.
Roosevelt. It may be a rock on which his administration ship
will flounder. Unless something is done for readjustment
trade will still languish (though war debts are only one ele
ment causing the continued depression). On then other hand
if Roosevelt recommends remedial measurpji nf hnompnt he "What Is the best thing the
will rlraw nnr.nsitinn nnf nr.1v frnm nar-fiaon r-onnKlixmo hf I legislature could do for the state.
from progressives like Hiram Johnson who helped elect him. "po?t
xu vmy way oui oi xne aiiemma ior jwr. nooseveii win
be to gold brick the people. He wHl have to wring ostensible
trade concessions from England and other countries before
consenting to any amelioration of terms. Disarmament is no
longer useful as a trading pawn; for with Japan running
amuck nations are not so eager to scrap their fighting
irons. The trunra card is foreign trade. If Roosevelt can of the things 1 think myself they
make some kind of deal whiclrwill satisfy England and at XZStWLZ
the same time show the wheat grower, the pork-producer, ttt the whole country, and the hop
uie cotton grower that his foreign market will be improved business here, which, is our big-
ana prices brought higher in consequence then Roosevelt e8t
J , oncut, w wusieaa uu w uw A. j Smith, ministers "Well,
Fwe I there are so manv things before
We hope he can make a deal. A constructive settlement t the legislature it is hard to keep
will warm once aeain the now nearlv concealed arteries of track of them an. but being a
commerce. When goods start flowing again in domestic and Si-Tc2ib5
loreign trade demand wiu keep pace and oppressive sur
pluses speedily be lost in increased consumption.
The Roosevelt administration must meet its major test
ia the first four months of its existence because June 15th is
the next pay-day for foreign countries. A proper solution
of these immediate and obvious problems will not only
strengthen Roosevelt's hand but release the natural forces
of economic rehabilitation.
Lewis Avery, retired paper
maker, railroader: "There s l
good many things they could do
The first thing, they could work
a little different on the beer bus
iness than they have. That la one
By R. J. HENDRICKS-
seeing favorable action for prohi
E. J. W liken, salesman: "Cover
up this blacktop pavement. It s
treacherous. I think that's the fin
est thing for the people."
For Stayton Bank
charge of liquidation here.
Crowding on the Beer-Truck
VI TE are witnessing again legislation by mass hysteria
T and emotionalism. Back in 1919 and 1920 the fever of stayton, Feb. 22. Acting on
prohibition was at its heighth and state after state raced to " ?TlZ Irom tne circuit court,
get on the water-wagon. Now the hysteria is in reverse and mLVS ?!!LeI1!d,eftlt.!l
states, with agile politicians setting the pace, are pushing cent win be paid on and after Feb
and shoving for first seats on the beer-truck. The race now is ruary 23 on an claims filed
to see which state will be first to ratify repeal; and mob Jf1..1 BaTTln ccounts of
psychology is such that the sweep will take in Drobablv a SET." 1T" V: J V "SJl
sufficient number of states to pass the repeal amendment. 212,250 and is the first dividend
Later on. alter sober reflection, people in many of the nor- to be paid since the Bank ot stay
mally dry western states mav recret their hast rn lino nn closed by Mr. Schramm
wifri Wcver "Vivlr r May 1, 1912. J. C. Lindley is in
It was probably a mistake for New York to have rat
ified the original 18th amendment in view of the character
of its population ; but the contagion was infectious then, just
as the repeal idea is spreading now. The conseauence is aDt
to be once more not carefully considered legislation to deal
with one 01 the most ancient and difficult of social questions,
but a swing to an intolerable extreme.
The immediate prospect is not for a mere return of the
wet days of pre-volsteadism: but for an orey of intemDer-
ance such as marked the days of the Stuart restoration aft
er the Puritan regime in England. Legal barriers such as
lVt atvMav" mill U - ! FTTU . At-
wvA vjuu ry in uc swept asiue. Aiiere are not now uie
moral resistances built up in the individual. Let there now
be unleashed a barrage of high pressure advertising, release
f propaganda campaigns of "education" which will teach
young people the "use of beer", and society may soon be sub
emerged in free-flowing liquor.
"True temperance", what crimes are about to be com-
mitted in thy name! .?
Joaquin Miller, bono thief:
There are some lines la Barr
Warner's book. "Joaauln Miner
and His Other Self.- that tell ot
nttia section of the life er tna
"Poet of the Sierras' that changed
his course from wild, reckless
youth to aspirations sad endea
vors leading to useful greatness.
In part, they read:
"In ISM 1 Tjslted Treks with
Joaquin. The people gar aim
great honor and aaa xnieresung
anec dotes to tell about him la the
days of 'IT. Every saloon claimed
to have the Identical bullet that
Joaquin tired at the sheriff . .
It was claimed ho had stolen a
horse and the sheriff was trying
to capture him. . .
"He (UUler) lived at Dead-
wood, on Indian creek, for a
while, and he also worked as
cook for a Mr. Hurd. who lived
on what is known as the Island
section of Scott valley. Joaquin,
with poetle justice, took a horse.
because the man failed to pay him
for his labor. Ho was pursued by
the sheriff and his me, and made
wild ride td MlllvUle, Shasta
county, where ho left the exhaust
ed horse he was riding la a cor
ral, and took another horse be
longing to Thomas Bass. ....
w S S
"A posse followed, recovered
the horse, and brought Millar
back and lodged him la the Jail
at Shasta. In the middle ot the
night an Indian girl came and
sawed through the bars and lib
"There ia no doubt that ho led
a wild, tree life among the In
dians and miners, and the settlers
of the Shasta region, from 18 II
to ISO. He also, during these
years, made several trips to Mex
ico, across the Colorado desert.
and the poppy covered plains ot
"How did his wild life affect
his creative work? How did It In
fluence his character?
"In answer to a question I ask
ed about his life in the Shasta re
gion he plaintively replied, 1
could not have been a very bad
man. I was less than IT years of
age when I left this country.'
"Soon after the Pit river mas
sacre (of whites by Indians among
whom Miller had lived but knew
nothing of the massacre), Joaquin
escaped from California and re
turned to his parents la Oregon.
A new personality dominated him.
The change in him was radical
and complete. He had arrived at
the crossroads ot life and traveled
both roads to the end. His delin
quency from the high moral rules
and regulations of society was no
little detour. His physical self
traveled a long, lone trail with
death at the end and hie spirit
nai self took a road that led to
the start and his championshis of
tne right. He was a real Sir Gala
"The wUd life of the cabin, the
wigwam and the camp was ellm
mated, and he became a student
In a classical college la which the
president and the professors were
of austere morals. (It was Co
lumbia College, Eugene, the germ
of the University of Oregon. The
rim thing of Miller la nrlnt was
the valedictory class poem la that
"A new personality now dom
inated him. He became the poet
of his class, a student of the Bi
ble, of Trench on Words, and of
Shakespeare. The horse thief be
came a teacher In a rural school,
the cook became an editor, and
the white renegade became a
"What brought about this
"The Challenge of. Love" BgSct
change? Perhaps his narrow es
cape from death la the Pit river
massacre. Perhaps his hereditary
urge to peace, poetry and teach
ing dominated nua as no eagea
out of his underdone years.
"After teachlnr school tor a
brief term la Clarke, Washington
Territory, he studied law and was
admitted to the bar la IS SI by
George H. Williams, formerly
mayor of Portland and ex-Attor
ney General under President
"la 18SS. with Isaaa Mossman.
ho established the Pony Express.
Ho was known as the beet horse
back rider in the country. The
Pony Express was one ot the most
pictures quo and ro maa tie feat
urea la the development of the
west. Joaquin rodo the Pony Ex
press from MWersburg, Idaho, to
Walla Walla, Washington. Ho
rodo along some hlstorlo trail ot
Lewis A Clark, the explorers of
ISOS-lSOfl. (William Thompson,
Governor Grovers mad-cap col
onel of the Modoe war, then pub
lisher of the Salem Mercury, now
nearly 109 years old at hla homo
la Alturas, CaL, was a rider for
Miller Mossman.) It was a
"When ho and Mossman de
cided to dissolve partnership It
was done la the true western
stylo. The gold dust was placed on
a table, Joaquin separated It fa
two parts, and Mossman was giv
en first choice. Isaac Mossman.
J9 years later, hunted up his old
partner on The Hlghts (Miller's
home at Oakland, California.) He
held ont aa empty hand to Joa
quin. Joaquin filled it. gave him
a home, work and money.
xne money Joaquin accumu
lated la the Pony Express he used
to purchase a paper la Eugene, to
pay off a mortgage on hla father's
farm, and to marry Minnie Myr
tle Dyer. Tne newspaper was sup
pressed by the government Ho
expressed la his editorials a Dies,
for peace and sympathetic consid
eration for our brothers south of
the Mason-Dixon line. Since he
was not permitted to Issue his
paper, he moved to Canyon City
"Then he began to take himself
seriously as a poet, and began the
study f expression that led to
tne production of the songs that
made him famous.
"The Indians in eastern Oregon
tnreatened to exterminate the
white settlers. The people elected
josquin aa their captain, and he
led a body of troops against the
Columbia College, Eugene, was
on what was then called College
mu now tne exclusive Collsge
Crest addltioa of Bngene. Soon
after MUler'a graduation la 1IS,
me couege ouudlng burned down
Here is a stansa ot his valedle-
tory aaares in poetry, the first
time he broke Into print, the rest
of it lost:
"We are parting, schoolmates,
And this evening sun will set
On gay hearts with sorrow suit
ing. On bright eyes with weeping wet."
Daily Health Talks
By ROYAL S. COPELAND, M. D.
r Regulating Small Loans
rpHIS session of the legislature should not close without
A correction of the loan shark evil. "While 3 a month
seems to be an unholy charge for interest, that rate may be
necessary to handle business of the small loanjdass. But
surely there can be no excuse for the legalized robbery pre
vailing in the class of loans falling below $30 where neither
law nor conscience sets any limit Helpless victims of some
of these agencies are kept in virtual peonage through pen
alties and special charges. The presence of a large and pow
erful lobby indicates the magnitude of the profits which
these concerns are now taking from the Doorest classes in
society. Surely the legislature which shows solicitude for
farmers and others with DroDertv will show consideration
for the poor and downtrodden, with neither property nor
bank credit, whose necessities make them helpless ivictims
01 tne greea 01 loan sharks.
Debaters from the College ot Idaho, after thev reached MeMlnn.
. rille, decided to go on down to the coast to view the ocean, to
view it for the first time. Wo folk who lira in sight of ths mnmitain.
(except the nine cloudy months of the year) and within two or throe
, lours drive of the ocean do aot quite appreciate how eager in
landers are to see the snow-peaks and the wide exoenae of th ocun.
if UHons live and die with ao sight of either wonder of nature. These
nea from Idaho were doing just what thousands of others hare dona
whenever they got near the coast. Sacsjawea tor example, was aot
wusuea uniu sne naa made a trip from Clatsop plains to see the
tea wnaio that had been thrown up on the ocean beach.
Wednesday was George Washington's birthday. He would feel as
though in Valley Forge" if he were alive today. Washington knew
- - what It means to have his soldiers barefoot, provisions low, uniforms
nondescript. But Washington hutg on aad held his army together.
v sou wouldn't find Washington "Quitting" USS.
A n--A wl
By ROYAL S, COPELAND, M. D. j
United States Senator from New Tork. ;
Former Commissioner of He si Ik,
2Tew Terfe City.
THIS IS the time of year when
swollen or enlarged glands of the
neck are rather common complaints.
Enlarged glands, or "adenitis", which
Is the medical
name for this
after a cold
fever. It is a
but afflicts the
sdult as waO.
found la the
neck, are often
traced to aa in
fection In the
teeth, tonsils or
ear. It may be
associated with Infections ot the
scalp or skin. An enlarged gland is
a warning signal. It means aa In
fection In some part ot the body.
If the glands of the neck are
swollen, it Ir probable the infection
win be found In the head, face or
neck. When the glands of the groin
are swollen, the Infection is In the
lower extremities. If an the glands
of the body are enlarged. It Is a sign
of generalixed or systemlo Infection.
In such extreme cases, the body Is
afflicted bv Dolsons carried la the
-Cervical adenitis", or swelling of
the glands of the neck, la a condition
that most never be neglected. In
children, the Infection that cs
this enlargement la usually traced to
enlarged and diseased tonaus. Not
an cases ot tonstlitla result la adeni
tis. But enlargement of the glands
Is likely .to recur unless the diseased
tonsJJs are removed.
Adeaitia may be traced to
Infections, euch aa diphtheria, scar
let fever, measles aad Inunensa. The
swaQlag may be so severe as to be
mistaken tor mumps. Tuberculosis
should be suspected when the glands
on both aMes of the neck are In
volved, or ht the swelling persists
after the fever and palm disappear.
Ia an cases of adenitis the mewtk
should be kept dean with mouth
washes, such as Dobelre setutloa er
simple salt water. Drink eoploue
amounts of water.
When the gland Is acutely la-
named, tl e pain may be relieved by
the application of aa Icebag er hot
water beg. If the swelling persists
and pus Is present, the gland should
be opened and the pus removed.
Contrary to the common belief, lit
tle relief to obtained by the applica
tion of ointments, salves aad ether
medications. Never do any self-prescribing.
Talk wttk your doctor
about your trouble.
Seek Underlying Ceeae
Of course the underlying cause of
the adenitis must be determined aad
removed If possible. For example. If
the swelling Is due to eczema of the
scalp, every effort should be made to
relieve this affliction. If the teeth
or tonsils are diseased, the proper
measures of cure should be under
Adenitis should never be neglected.
Many persons overlook the health of
the mouth, falling to keep the mouth,
and the teeth scrupulously clean.
This neglect leads to Infected teeth,
tonsils or sinuses and subeequeat
adenitis. Respect the health of your
body and heed all the warning signs
given you by kindly nature.
Aaswere to Health Oerlee
KM, A. O Five weeks age X had
a major operation aad now 1 seem
eo fat around the abdomen, what win
A. Exercise aad proper diet wffl
correct thla Do aot attempt any
drastic exercise at this time.
W. H M. Q. Is there a cure for
cataracts en the eyest X believe that
this condition was caused by diabetes.
It has persisted for some time but
lately has grown worse. What would
A. See a specialist for his opinion
and advice. Ia meet tnotsncos cat
aracts can be snceessfuQy removed.
(CooyriffXt. 1939. K. T. 8., Inc. I
1KE0 Bf TOME
STAYTON. Feb. 22 Follawtos-
the brief business session at the
P. T. A. meeting Mondav nlrht
the children of the third and
fourth grades under the direction
of Miss Nelreiter presented a elev
er and amusing two act playlet.
Members of the program com
mittee. L. A. Wright and Mrs. A.
Keyee, gave interesting reports
from the Child Welfare magazine.
R. Q. Wood, a third member of
the committee, gave a brief talk
on Boy Scout work.
Prof. Tobio SPOke on the nraa.
oat legislative session.
There was an unuansllv rrwui
attendance aad the fler
gave the flag to the seventh aad
After mipoo Wolfe had Ot
bIb and vena out for a tramp
along one of the high roads. Ho
wanted to bo alone wua aunseu. w
thrash things out, to get a grip Of
the Immediate future. Ho had takes
the Wanninrtou road past the Lonv
hardy poplars by old CrabDe s
house, with Tadona a black mass
la the moonlight oa the opposite
hdskie, aad white mists hanging
about the valley of the Wreitn.
The situation was about as des
perate as any adventurous "dragon
alayer1 could desire. Wolfe doubted
whether ho had a single influential
wan-wisher In Kavestock. A maa
eaxmot live aad fight on air and
honour, and this sum of forty
pounds seemed almost too precious
to be squandered m a mere sxir
mUh All the paraphernalia of the
professional life were lacking. If
ho determined to stand hla ground
la Navestoek ho would start with
out a single patient; and area ia
the event of patients coming to him
ho would need drugs and instru
ments that ho did not possess. He
had aot even a midwifery bag, that
sacred symbol distinctive of gen
eral pracUoe. He had no quarters,
no brass plate, bo horse to pull or'
But as to retreating without a
battle, that waa another matter.
Wolfe had not told Threadgold that
ho had duplicates of the map and
papers that had been destroyed.
Moreover, ho was aot without lines 1 him as a maa of honesty and
of advanea for a possible attack. At honour, It was possible that noth-
Wsnulngton, fifteen muea away, 1 1, would coma of it, but
the Radical weekly paper had been J at all events these Kavestock
pushing a campaign against ear- Tathers" might have the truth
tola corrupt conditions that existed I thrust under their noses. They
ia Wannlngton uaeiz. 'lne eutor oi I eonM talk the facts away, rote
the Waaningtoa Clarion was one of I them into oblivion, yet there might
those aggressive, red-headed, little I be one or two men among them
men who are loathed wttk a greatlvbo bad consciences and tongues.
loathing by the representatives of Wolfe thought also of Jess Mas
vestsd interests. Wolfe saw a call and her mother, and hero his
ehaaco here. The Wanningtoa Clar- manhood was concerned more deep
loa circulated ia Navestoek, aad ly, and, whatever the future might
the editor might bo ready to pub- bring him, this "Maid of Honor"
lish a few facta la his columns. wovid still hold her power. Wolfe
la MavostocK au loeai autnorrcy fit rery sensitively about Jess. He
rested wua too rtavesxoca tfoaru
of Guardians. Montague Thread
gold was the medical representa
tive, and the doctor for the Nave
itoek Ualon, Robert Flamming
acted as chairman, aad the men
sho served with him were the rery
mm whoa Wolf e would be attack
bg. Jasper TurreH was one of the
gods behind the gods. The trades
aisa, such as old Hubbard, aad But
ler the botcher, who served oa the
vestry aad also as guardians, were
bound by considerations of trade to
the territorial magnates. Again
among the Navestoek justices who
held ex-offlcie seats upon the Poor
Law Board, were to be found Tut
rail, Wilks, and their intimate
neighbours. The law itself was
erode, complex, clumsy, and inde
daiva, As yet no central authority
could compel the local authorities
to remedy corrupt conditions. Re
form and agitation were at work,
but in the rural districts the people
were at the mercy of privilege.
apathy, and obstinate selfishness.
Outdoor relief itself was still a
srandal, a means by which local
tradesmen could vote themselves
money through the pockets of the
Wolfe thought of the Rev. Rob
ert Tleznneing. This man, as chair
maa of these ruling bodies, should
have a leading voice ia "f
local policy aad local reform. It
seemed good to WoKe that ho
should go to Robert Hemming, lay
Mortgages on Farm
RIVZRVTEW. Feb. S
Thursday Thimble club will moot
at the homo of Mrs. Lora Piatt
with Mrs. L. P. Bartnik and Mrs.
Joo Ambrosek as Joint hostesses.
Thursday afternoon, March S.
M- J- A. Hrudka suffered a
double fracture of the loft arm
between the elbow aad
when she fell from a chair upon
whleh she was standing.
Jo an shepherd, who has ap
pointed last week oa the farm
mortgage adjustment committM
of Linn county, attended the meet
ing of this county board in Albany
Friday, and Saturday attended a
meeting of the district board ia
Popcorn Folks Plan
Event For Neighbors
MOUNTAIN VIEW. Feb. II
The program at the monthly meet
ing ot the local Parent-Teacher as
sociation wiu bo assembled by
representatives of the Poneorn P.
T. A. and Mountain View will re
ciprocate at the next meeting of
uiv jrapcorn organisation. Tne an
nual not potluek supper will pre-
eeae tne program Friday night.
reoruary si, at Mountain View.
ELI RHODES DfJlTREn
LABISH CENTER, Feb. 11.
Ell Rhodes is recovering from in.
Juries he received Sundaw night
when ho was caught by the bump
er ox an automobile, being thrown
against the car aad onto the road.
Examination at a Salem hospital
revealed several rib fractures and
severe leg bruises and erts. He is
Flextmlag was staading by the window, sharp suing a quiH pen.
Inspiration had taflod hiss.
imperceptibly during the last tea
years, Repetition had become s
habit with him, and he distributed
his teaching with the placid per
fUDCtoriaess of a baker delivering
Whea Wolfs rang the rectory
bell that morning, Robert Flea-
Sling's sermon book lay upon his
desk, with a few slovenly sentences
written across the right-hand page.
Flemming himself was standing by
the window, sharpening a quill pen.
Inspiration had failed him, and
Flozanung, like many a heavy mas
who finds it easier to use his handa
than his head, would try to help his
ideas to flow by fiddling with his
knife or his fly-book, or with some
mechanical crank he had in hand.
"Now that the harvest is being'
gathered in, I think, dear friends,
that we should recall to ourselvea
the infinite mercies showered down'
upon us by Our Father ia Heaven.
When I look round this neighbour-!
hood oi ours, X often feel how bless-!
ed we are, how supremely happy ia'
the peace and the goodwill that
alone make life worth living.
"Do wo not teu ourselves that
God is good, and that "
Flemming had beeome bogged
here, and had been unable to ex
tricate himself from the idea-leas
mood into which he had floundered.
He had fidgeted, bitten his quilL
got up and drawn the blinds, and
felt vaguely irritated because the
sun was ah hung and making it a
penance for him to sit indoors.
The thought struck him as he
stood by the window with quill and
"How is it I have so little to sav
to these people? The hot weather.
pernapsi it ones one up like a
But ho felt Irritated and dissat
"A gentleman, sir, wants to see
Flemming had not heard the door
open. He turned rather sharply,
his grey eyebrows coming does
(Te B CoatfaHMO
rt M. UeMri k S Ce,
would sooner hare forfeited the
goodwill of a whole town thaa have
east the least shadow of a dtoflla-
stoameat across her mind. To Wolfe
she was the mirror of what life
should be, clear, frank, and untar
nished. She stirred in him all the
chivalrous tenderneas and awe that
are very passionate realities ia the
heart of a true man.
He told himself that he would go
up to Moor Farm tomorrow and see
Mary MasrsJl. She was a woman
to whom ho could open hla heart,
Ha felt that she would understand
him and that ho could trust her,
aad that she would trust him in
Meanwhile, in the little private
parlor of "The Crooked Billet" Inn,
Mr. Ragg and Adam Grinch, old
Crahbe's gardener, had spent half
aa hour over their pipes. Grinch
had left the ina before John Wolfe
returned. He had gone straight to
Josiah Crahbe's stone house where
the Lorabardy poplars struck like
silver spires into the moonlight.
Robert Flemming had postponed
the writing of his Sunday sermon
until necessity and Saturday morn
ing brought him relentlessly to his
study chair. Flemming was a man
without utterance. He had to labour
things out, to heave himself rest
lessly la his chair, to struggle with
the feeblest Inspiration ia order to
compel it to servo him. Bis spiritual
his had grow flabby and commoa-
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155 Years From Valley Forge
4oa Nt efseWsssa
at the homo ot bis daughter, Mrs.
DO WEB INFANT DIES
DAYTON. Fab. 22. Graveside
services were held at t p. m. Tues
day at the Daytoa Odd Fellows
cemetery for Oscar Richard Dow
er, week-old son of Mr. aad Mrs.
Oscar Dower. The child died at
Doerabecher hospital In Portlahd
Monday at 1:2S a. m.
SUVEB SCHOOL REOPENS
BUYER, Feb. 22. The 8uvtr
school opened this week with sn
attsBdancsotKoutot II. It has
boea closed the past two week?
due to measles.