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'A'- SHIVER runs through Europe as Germany withdraws
XX from the disarmament conference and from the league
was perilously near last 'spring:
by Pres. Roosevelt's dramatic
resident's influence abroad is
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sieance aw liuuauuj sum uiere
at arms. '
The world sees a revival of Caesarism. Hitler, Mussolini,
Stalin, Pilsudski, Dollfuss are all dictators. Each eyes other
nations with envy or hatred. Each girds himself with weap
ons. Fear, the mother of modern war, gestates in Europe
again. lne.ouuooK is aismai. , ,
Were it not for the Prussian
ot.i. . , -
manding either arms equality
- of the treaty of Versailles by
tions, headed by France, have refused to carry out their
covenant to disarm, yet they insist on a disarmed Germany.
If Germany only knew it, that should prove ner salvation
: because she would be free of the crushing burden of arma
ment taxation and could devote
and internal development. But
ing border fortresses stronger than ever, sees the huge
French army, learns f the cloud af French airplanes. So
Germany clamors for her place in tnesun, and under Hitler
is determined to achieve it.
A new world war promises
tion. One cannot anticipate war without seeing it succeeded
bv, new ."daTk aces' in which perhaps the seat of power, of
wealth and of, culture might
We may be too gloomy. Bankruptcy may still hold Ger
many in too tight a grip: but
of wars waged sometimes successfully, by nations seemingly
bankrupt. Patriotism a great energizer; and we must re
member that if is 15 years now since the last war ended;
and many of the powers have washed out their debts by re
pudiation or inflation. , -
If we did not have such complete information of the mil
itaristic policy of Hitler we might rely on the belief that no
European power would .welcome a renewal of the mad car
nage which enveloped Europe. But the march, march, march
of German footsoldiers, and every other move under Hitler
shows the building up of the war spirit. The responsibility
rests not on Germany alone; but on the late enemy states in
large degreebecause of their insistence on the harsh terms
of the treaty of Versailles, their vesting of all guilt on Ger
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under the treaty.
many, ana ineir reiusai to compiy witn tneir own oDiiganona
Only one thing seems certain (and perhaps we should
not be too sure of that) if war does break out again in Europe
; this country will not again play the Sir Galahad to make the
: world 'safe for democracy".
' The Recall
flOMEBODY with a srrouch
t5 recall. It. makes us weep with laughter. The pro-recallers
are the ones who beat the tom-toms for Meier under the
slogan "clean out the state house". Now they are whetting
knives 'to cut his gizzard out. Meier has only a year and a
cmnrter to serve i ann we favor
if for no other reason than to
elected him against the emery
Meier's chief trouble is absenteeism and pubescent peev
ishness. If he would grow up and stay on the job he could
accomplish a great deal for the state. As it is he stays in
Portland, rows like a juvenile
far as state affairs go, lets "the old cat die" as the children
The recall is nothing more
Lynch: and is just a sample of
;izes political activity today. Gov. Meier has not lived up to
tne advance promises either of
dorsed him to the electorate; but he has not damaged the
state; instead he has done many things to the state's profit.
A PREACHER back at a church convention in Columbus
XV had the following to say with reference to the AAA pro
gram of destruction of crops and swine: s
Christ would condemn to tn same burning torment to
which, he condemned the famous rich man, every tanner who
barns the surplus of his granaries; every planter who plants to
plow nnder for gain; every breeder who slaughters to create
hunger; every dairyman hijacker who pours Into the ditch or
ewer milk undernourished children need."
That impresses us as a- funny brand of religion. Because
a man plows under a row of corn when men are hnncrv. a
merciful deity consigns him
- humble opinion is that lh tWiW tmr tvt
r ,r etTcai DUl we are not ready to send Sec Wallace
to hell for it . - .t , . .
t.i.S?!1- h5Tfv been ISa' out against sewage disposal
natei d,Swd th" u racket, promoted by vendors of
on tt! tanks. The plans of the engineers now
Mbsut,1 sh.Duld h them, that their tear, are not
KrtaSSi Jui, KtreRtment Blant on ftre being recommend
tto. 2nT, ft tZl Theae serve to save the river from nndue pollo-
The labor f.1orati
" because they do noY k. Tth. V.i K a Drco" on German goods
guilty. ' u " " wmcn tne innocent suffer with the
One thing wo an say for the "new deal"
cheoa clubs with plenty of speakers.
. f1" t0 Iook M tonK
i a:: Vl"?.a.!aaakst.jJ-at -t-.g-.
and averted at the time only
appeal. Nor the American
slieht following his intran-
4 (.n a A noil
ckxuu uuuuug w o o vmwm
militaristic revival seen in
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or compliance with the terms
the victor powers. These na
herself to economic conquest
Germany sees France build
the end of western civiliza
"pass to the fast wakening
history has many examples
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on the crovernor has started a
lpttino him atav in officp..
press the noses of those who
with his associates, and so
nor less than a resort to Judge
the mobbism which character
himself or of those who en
to burnin2 torment"! Our
-it is .furnishing Inn-
country would bo into the drenches
Over v Hasty Judgments
Reveal No "Insight'
By D. H. Talmadge, Sage of Salem
Let us not be over-hasty in our
judgments. The man who seems
about to have a fit may be trou
bled -with nothing more serious
than a hair in his mouth.
It may be accepted as a gen
eral rule, I think, that only bad
neighbou have bad neighbors.
"Yes, we have fogs In Minne
sota," said a man at the Marion
hotel a day or two ago, "but "
Yt j, yes, I know; but they are
so dry you don't notice them. The
Ring Lardner was definitely
aware for more than a year prior
to his death that he had but a
short time to live. But ho con
tinued to write in a gay and frolic
some vein almost until the end.
A courageous and optimistic phil
osopher. A certain old lady her name
doesn't matter says, "If women
want to smoke, let them smoke a
pipe as I do. A pipe Is decent.
Cigarettes are very harmful. I
wouldn't be caught smoking one."
All right, grandma, but O dear!
When Judge Peter D'Arcy died
it was like nnto the breaking of
a silver cord which bound the
present to the past. He was of a
day that is gone, yet to the very
end of his life- his spirit har
monized with the present active,
virile, unafraid an outstanding
D. H. T. Why is It that
(a certain .movie actor) 'is
so popular with the publlcf I con-
Daily Health Talks
Bj ROYAL S. COPELAND, M. D.
By ROYAL 3. COPELAND, M. D.
United States senator from New Tork
Former CominUtioner of Health, ,
New Tork City i
IF YOU ever had sciatica yon will
agree with me It is a painful afflic
tion and one to so dreaded. Wt hats
all pain but this seems to be par
man talked with
me about nls
sciatica. In his
eagerness tor a
nutck euro he
had resorted to
II the well
but had obtained
Uttle relief. His
pain was Intense
and he was des-
yeiake tor a civm
- The victim of
realize that this
ailment may be
doe to one of many mines.' Ia order
to obtain a cure It U necessary first
to undergo a complete physical ex.
animation. The man X mentioned
had tailed to do this. Instead ho had
resorted Immediately to patent medi
cines, homo remedies and "cures"
recommended by everyone but a doe-
tor who had found the real cause.
' A Localized Infection
This disease Is an Inflammation of
the sdaUo nerve which la the larg
est nerve in the body. It runs down
the back of the tnish and Is em
bedded between the deep muscles - of
the thighi At the knee Joint It di
vides Into two branches which sup
ply the parts below tne knee. 7
Because of Its largo size and post
turn la the body, the sciatic aerva Is
extremely susceptible to blows, infec
tions and innammattons. The trouble
can often bo traced to local heed to
mctiea somewhere In the body. The
toxins or poisons of tnr infection art
a. ' n
D. H. TALMADGE
fess it is a puzzle to me. J. 0.,
It Is not so true, I think, that
this actor is popular as it Is that
he is not unpopular. He Is neither
goci enough to liko nor bad
enough to dislike. It is pretty
useless to. argue about such an
George Arllss was recently in
terviewed for an English theat
rical publication. Among other
things, he said, "The average picture-goer
is an Intelligent person,
and I'm sure ha la tired of so
carried to the sciatic nerve where
they set up the Inflammation.
Infected teeth, sums, nasal sinuses,
tonsils, gall-bladder, or appendix may
be the seat of the disturbance. When
the diseased organ la removed or
properly treated, the Inflammation of
the sciatic nerve subsides. Occa
sionally sciatica can be traced to a
constitutional disorder, such as dia
betes or tuberculosis.
: - - : The Symptoms
The victim of sciatica first com
plains of a backache. The ache or
pain soon travels downward along
the course of the nerve. The pain is
"shooting" in Its nature and may ox
tend from the buttocks to the thigh.
In seme cases It may even reach to
Sciatic pain may be so severe as
to completely Incapacitate the suf
ferer. He becomes bedridden and
even then contact with the bed
clothes causes pain. The symptom
is usually worse at night
There are many drugs that relieve
the pain, but none that win core.
Cure Is only possible when the under
lying cause Is determined and re
moved. After this la accomplished
complete .recovery can be hastened
by heat applications, massage and
certain exercises, j This treatment
prevents shortening of the nerve and
further disability. A
Answers to Health Queries
Mrs. T. It T. Q. My husband Is
losing his beard la patches on both
sites of nls face. The trouble starts
with a little water blister and then
the hair cornea out There Is no red
ness or reuc-hness of the skin. ; He is'
strong and healthy. The spots seem
to have increased la stso lately. What
would yon advise ? ' '
Ai This may be dna to rlnjrworm.
For fun particulars send a self-ad-
dressed, stamped envelope and repeat
VAMP fltimojwtAoa . . ; '
manv feeble films " I hava been
endeavoring to think of the right
wora. -jreeDie ' is very good.
The Kingwood Review, "a
monthly message from West Sa
lem, Oregon", arrives In the morn
ing mail. R. A. Harris latest idea.
Suggestive, somehow of Elbert
Hubbard's "Philistine". And it Is
Quite as reasonable to look for
something good to come out of
west Salem. Ore., as it was to
expect something good to come
out of East Aurora, N. Y., and we
all know what came to pass back
Another thing to which I look
forward every month w. c. Gon
nor's "Wise and Otherwise" in the
Northwest Poultry JoujrnaL
A played-up item In the news
of the past two weeks pertains to
a jackrabblt which zoomed
through the windshield of J a c k
Gingrich's car while he was mak
ing early morning delivery of the
Calgary Albertan. Not so much of
an item. About a year ago a
horse toomed through the wind
shield of a Statesman early morn
ing delivery machine.
I asked a Salem youngster this
week if he was making any money
for himself, and ha said ha vu
getting five cents for every dose
oi castor oil no took but business
wasn't very good. Life is certainly
discouraging at times.
... Of Old Salem
Town Talks from the States
oan of Earlier Days
October 15, 1908
No more patients suffering with
communicable disease such as
diphtheria to be cared tor in city
Jail hereafter, reported; new city
budget to include Item for pest
DETROIT.- Beating Detroit, S
to 0, Chicago wins world series in
baseball; Detroit takes one game
out of five.
Civic Discussion club organized
by Salem younz men with nnrnosa
of agitating for abasement of bill
board nuisanca in cirr: Robert
Duncan named president, J. H.
lauterman vice-president, Dan Al
len secretary, Max Gehlhar treas
urer, P H. Heltzel censor, A. H.
Gille press correspondent.
October 18, 1023
A. M. Dalrymple. new warden at
state penitentiary, urges guberna
torial committee to investigate
paying industries to rive tnmatea
employment: states belief in con
servative, , decent and just treat
ment of prisoners.
NEW YORK. Yankees unloose
barrage to defeat Giants 8 to 4,
tying world's series.
PORTLAND. Oregon to have
first general children's hospital on
coast; $200,000 donated Univer
sity of Oregon for Doernbecker
Memorial hospital to be estab
lished on medical school campus.
Fir Trees Cut Fori
Breakwater at Gap
Bridge; Fill Silos
LARWOOD. Oct. 14. Marvin
Davenport and Sid Stringer are
cutting- and logging fir trees off
the Orin Hasaler place. The trees
are tracked to the Richardson
Gap bridge tq bo used as a break
water there. : 7 ;;- ;' v..-.'
Silo filling: bersn yesterday at
ElUr, - Kruml's farm. There are
nine or tea silos to bo filled.
Farmers with turkeys hare de
layed filling due to the tad that
It b corn Has. been stow, about
. SYNOPSIS ; 1 '
: ' The coiorfml career of "Big UtT
Randolph, new a national football
here, has Uea traced from his
kamblc heat la tiny Athens, a mid
west factory town, threagh high
school gridiron stardom that made
him a magnet for sconta from biff
coUerea and thronrh two years of
baekfield glory as a saperatar at
Thorndyke, rich and alstorie east
era nnirersitr. He's the Idol of faa-
doaa, thapctnf society, tha envy at
hack home aeighbors, ami "ay
boy" to Us adoring Horn mad Pea.
To the former, he's atm her SUle
Tosaaiy and U father, weQ
Toaa's stannera and clothes annoy
the veteraa glassworker whs se
cretly, hewever, rates Us boy a a
par with Pop's sspreme political
favorite, Al Smith. Before Thom-
dyke had pat a Ugh hat sort of
halo oa hint. Tommy's best girl
was Dorothy WUtney, daughter of
the richest tad most important
rifJsea ia Atheas. Bat ia New Tack,
Tommy has mot Elaine Wiathroa,
society artist and daughter of
Wall Street magnate. More glit
teriag than over was "Biff Jeff" as
a senior bat ia the tnal game oa
Thsrndyke's schedule. Tale feU a
14-t lead ia the third avarter. Capt
Randolph's Pflgrlms oeemod doom
when aa 31 -lineman calls "Jeff"
aa "old pro". ... "Jeff" went ber
serk and Thorndyke cat Eu's lead
to 14-13. . . . Then, with has than
two mantes to play, "Jeff" booted
a field roaL the Purriau winning
lt-14, thereby earning the right to
play ia the Tournament of Roses
game ia California the following
New Tear's Day. Mom is getting
ready to hear that eae- oa the
Mom was puttering around the
kitchen, really only putting in time
until the broadcast started She
should have been lying down taking
a nap but she had tried that and
was so nervous she coaldnt- Be
stOL So she began setting: the table
for supper. It wouldn't bo for three
hoars yet bat is might as well be
dona as anything else.
Nobody else was ia the house.
Pete had gone back to his garage
and Pop had gone to the corner
garage where they had a big radio
and ho could be sore to hear rood.
Undo Louie had gone to the cigar
store where ho loafed and they had
a good radio there, too. Mom was
glad they didnt go to the same
place because both of them would
want the floor and they would be
sore to make a show of themselves.
They might as well have stayed
home, though, because Mrs. Farrell
had her new radio turned on so
loud you couldnt hear anything
else in the neighborhood. Her Joie
was sure she had it turned too loud
just to annoy her because,' all Mom
had was the little set Pet built
It did all right for local stations
but there was something' wrong
with the aerial of something and
Pete had spent all morning tinker
ing around with it so there wouldn't
be so much static Mom thought H
was the street cars which made it!
buss so much and everytime
freight train went over the bridge
it was the same. Mom wasn't in
terested in the fine points of the
game anyhow. She'd just listen and
pay close attention whenever they
mentioned Tommy's name. ...
The announcer was telling about
all the floats and the parade that:
day. Mom thought it must bo won
derful to bo out there in the sun
shine and among the grand moun
tains and flowers while everybody
in the east was shivering although
Mom always liked to see it snow
on Christmas and Now Year'a.
They had had a food Christ'
mas except that Tommy hadn't
been home again. The poor boy had
to stay with bis team and they had
had Christmas dinner on the train.
It had been hard without him but
. a - m- mm
mom was growing usee to re i om
At Circuit Session
SILVERTON, Oct 14. arge
delegations. Including choirs, will
go from Trinity and Immanuel
Lutheran churches Sunday for the
unai program of the Oregon cir
cuit of Luther league, which op
Banking House ft Fixtures
Other Resources ........
Drafts lu Transit . i . ....
Customers Liability Under
LC Drafta and
U. S. Bonds . $ 1,1 1 3.6 0 0.9 0
Cash 2,013,154.40 3,124,454.40
A, H. Bush, President '
Wm. S. Walton, Vice President Roy Burton, Asst. Cashier
S. Bush, Vied President , H. V. Compton, Asst. Cashier
& AJ-DSTCH, Cashier - C. M. Cox, Asst. Cashier
Geo. tLxiCHEa, Asst Cashier - Jacob Fuhses, Asst. Cashier
' . Roy Nelson, Asst. Vice President
mm fxff is
was hamming "Bockaby Baby-
Laeup annonncemeati -At rausacx ea hhhh, -
standing player of the
my was a public figure with his!
name and picture wherever you
looked and Mom just couldzrt un
derstand it and had given up try
ing'. Ho was just a" wonderful boy
and she didnt understand how she
had come to have him. She was just
thankful to God.
Next Christmas ho would be
homo and ho would bo making' big;
money and would boy her a big
radio it was the first thing: ho was
going to buy her, his letter had
said. It had been a wonderful letter
and it had corns Just as they had
all sat 'down to Christmas dinner.
Mom had kept it nnder her pillow
ever since. The poor , boy hadat
money to send her anything' else
bat the best present ho could give
bis mother was to let her know ho
was well and healthy and thought
of her once in awhile even if she!
knew ha was too busy to write very
Next Christmas he'd be homo and
they'd all bo together again and
an the hard work of putting him
through school would bo over and
she could just sit back and take it
easy with all the nice things he
said he waa going to boy her like
electric washers and aa auto and
the radio and everything.
But that wasnt what Mom would
really bo enjoying. She'd really be
enjoying sitting' back and watching
her boy make a man of himself.
There was no telling what a boy
like Tommy would do when you
thought of the things ho had done
There were the bands playing, so
the game was about ready. Mom'a
nerves began, to tingle and jump
and she began to hum to herself
to calm them down. She was ham
ming the song she used to put Tom
my to sleep with
"Rockaby Baby On The Tree
And hero was that little early-
headed baby who had lain, so quiet
in her arms while she walked Urn
about this very kitchen, way out
there in sonny California with a
big crowd of people watching and
everybody la the eountry, Mom
guessed, listening on the radio.
She laughed while she cried and
Hook her head. He had always been
a brave little fellow; even when
Ole Lis had put the wish oa him:
and because he waa bravo she had
put a good wish oa him. Mom didnt
like to believe in things like that
because tt was too much Eke the
ened In convention at Canby Fri
day. The local choirs will sing in
Unison with choirs from other
Lutheran churches. .Special num
bers from the two Silverton con
gregations will also appear on the
programs at Canby.
Jonas Byberg of Immanuel
church at Silverton, is president
of the circuit ami will preside at
the sessions. The Rev. O. G. Sal
veson ls'pastor of the host church.
REPORT OF CONDITION
& BUSH, Bankers
close of business September
Capital ............... 500.060.00
Undivided Profits ...... 35.S40.00
Letters of Credit ...... . , . S.SOS.OO
Drafta and Acceptances v
Sold...,....,.,.,... 2 S2S.49
Deposits I T.Of MS o!ll
wkea froea the radio came
year. . . .Watch that
aaoy g teway
devil's work; but it was certainly
straaro to have Tommy grow ua
into such a great man when he was
the only one Ole lis had ever put
a good wish oa as tar as atom
know: and whoa there were ss
many things had . happened to tne
ones she had put bad wishes on.
There was the lineup now: "and
at fullback Big Jeff Randolph the
outstanding player of the year
and watch that all-American baby
Mom's heart leaped and she had
to sit down, This was why she had
never gone to ' see Tommy play
football, area la Ugh school it
was too hard en her nerves and
heart, she couldnt stand it. This
was his last gams and Mom, proud
as shs was of him, was glad. She
would pray to God as she had never
prayed bet ore to keep him safe and
sound and not let him get hurt
today. . .
The game waa oa but there waa ,
such a jumble of the bands and
the crowd cheering and the an
nouncer's voice mixed in with it all
that Mom couldnt understand very
well. She wanted to hear every
thing and yet she-didnt; when they
said Tommy had the ban aha was
nervous until the play was over;
so she just kept moving around the
kitchen, doing this and that, always
with her mind close to God, asking
Him to look after her boy.
She thought she heard the door
bell; then it did ring; and when
Mom went to the door, thinking
Pop or Uncle Louie had gotten
mad at somebody and come home,
it waa little Joie Farrell.
."Mom thought maybe you'd like
td come over and listen to the game
on our radio," ho said. He waa
"Oh, rra getting tt all right,"
Mom said, "thank you, Joie, and
toll your mother thanks."
"I knew you'd want to hear it
and we've been having a little static
ao I thoaght maybe you might bo
having trouble. If you do, you'll
come over, wont you i Mrs. Ran
"You bet will, Joie but I've
been getting it just fine."
"Tom's playing a great game,
"He certainly la, Joie."
"TO bet you're proud at him
well, IH get back, only dont for
get" CTe B f HiimiQ
Crrlrfct. ljt7 Fraacii Wnot
Olstribatcd V Kinf Featares Syndicate. I so.
. AGED WOMAN INJURED
SILVERTON, Oct, 14. Mrs.
Sarah Jorgenson, past 8 years
of age, surtained a fractured right
arm and a ninjury to her knee
when she fell on the ' basement
floor of her home Tuesday night
Mrs. Jorgenson has just recently
recovered from a broken left arm
wrlch she suffered , three years
ago. M rs. Jorgenson's home Is on