The Boardman mirror. (Boardman, Or.) 1921-1925, September 19, 1924, Image 1

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    VOLUME IV
BOARDMAN, MORROW COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1924
'Bucky" Looks Like Winner
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Aii Ode to The China Pheasant
bfaniey Harris, more popularly
known as "Bucky," has had wonderful
success with the Washington Nation-1
als 'his year and It would not be sur
prilling if he landed his team a win-1
ner. Harris is the youngest manager .
lu the major leagues.
I
f FAITH !
By THOMAS ARKLE CLARK
Dean of Men, Univeriity of j?
; Illinoif.
ND though I have all faith, so
that 1 could remove moun
tains," I'aul said to the Corinthians
I used think about this removing
of mountains a good deal when I wa
a child and I was finally convinced
that it couldn't be done, but I wa
wrong. I took it all literally then, hut
there are other mountains which faith
fun remove which are quite as high
and impassable as those reared by
earthquakes or formed by erosion DtiiJ
which stop our progress as completely "
There are mountains of discourage
nient. mountains of difficulty, rooun
tnlns of temptation and sorrow which
faith In ourselves, faith in other men.
or faith In higher and unseen things
can make as easy of traversing as n
paved highway.
Garver has brains, an excellent pre
llminary training and a healthy bod)
but he Is doing badly. He distrusts
himself and his ability, he is eusih
discouraged, and will admit without
argument that he Is going to fail. H
has no self-contldence, no faith in him
self. If someone could get him to
stand solidly upon his feet, to believe
sincerely In his own power of accom
plishment, to develop personal faith
his business and Intellectual salva
tion would he assured.
Striken) an Is one of the most 1 ril
Hnnt young fellows with whom I am
acquainted. He Is handsome physl
cally; In college he was among the
best In his class, but ns a professional
man he is neither happy nor success
ful. He has faith in himself, but
little or none In anybody or anything
else. He Is cynical and supercritical
of people, and he trusts very few. lie
laughs at religion and considers those
who find help and comfort In Its
teachings weakly and superstitious
His own character is guided largely
by expedient rather than, principle
He has nothing higher than his own
selfish Interests to guide him or hold
him in the path of rectitude. He Is.
of course, discreet, for he has no de
sire to come under the ban either of
the law or of puhllc opinion, but
whatever can be done sub rosa is In
his ndnd legitimate. He has hl ups
and downs, he has his periods of ela
tion followed by the deepest depres
sion, he Is pretty largely what the
people are with whom he associate
People do not believe In him becausi
he does not believe In people. Tln.
do not trust him; they do not hftafl
him their business. His . hnrncter h
a eak character because It Is cot
founded upon any definite moral 01
religious principles. He has no fllitli
In man; he has no belief In Cod. The
"evidence of things not seen" make
no appeal to him. He hus virtuull
failed.
But to him who has faith In himself
In his fellow men and In the Cr aor
of all things, the mountains are quite
likely to disappear.
Written for the Anti-Gun Club by
Mrs. F. B. Pennock
Here's an ode to the China, that grim
seed of hate,
'Twixt t lie farm and the gun club,
the Devil's own mate.
How the hunters adore him, with all
of his sin;
But the weary old "Hayseed," loges
his grin,
As he strolls down the trail where
the China has been.
Alas for the melons he hoed with
sucn care,
For the law armored china has beaion
him there.
He tightens his belt, and strolls on to
me corn,
Which lie tilled with high hopes in
tue young dewy morn.
But here to the china has finished the
job ;
And left for the farmer the stark nak
ed cob.
He ruined the grapes and the straw
berries too.
Of what he has missed, not one thing
meets our view. .
He has scratched up the turnips, and
bit all tne spuds,
Pecked into the squashes, and then
mussed the duds,
Which lie loaned to the scare-crow, to
keep him at bay.
The duds we shall need on our cold
"rainy day.".
We bubble and simmer down under
the vest,
For we know we're the goat as has
long been confessed.
We give him our gardens, and give !
him our fruit.
And fat him up fine for the nimrods
to shoot.
And if a stray bullet should slaughter
a cow,
Tis a small thing to "holler about"
anyhow.
The game wardens warn us of prison
and line,
If we should dare on his carcass to
dine.
But we gaze on the wrecks of our la
bors and pains,
W ith grim satisfaction, we munch the
remains.
And should the game lovers once
venture our way,
We have all clubbed together to see
that they stay.
On the safe public highwoy, nor ven
ture to pass,
Over one tiny blade of "old tassels"
grass.
We too can get warrents, and trespas
sers fine,
And we don't have to post every
fence with a sign.
The peace loving farmer is forced to
tlie fray,
For the china must go, if the farmer
should stay.
He looks on the flag that unfurls to
the breeze.
And then on the game warden, skulk
ing at ease,
In the cool restful shade of his hand
planted trees.
He thinks of vain toil in the swelter
ing sun.
He thinks of the license he pays on
his gun.
He mops off his forehead, and mur
murs by heck,
It's time to take that D-Mn law by the
neck.
So now Mr. Warden, come if you dare,
; We will show you a long list of men
who declare,
That the season will open when e're
this old sinner,
1 Drops down in our garden to pilfer
a dinner.
And also the court room will open to
those,
Who trespass upon us to succor our
foes.
: We will test out the power of these
laws of the great,
To confiscate our farms to grow game
for the state.
; Or to be more exact, as the trouth
stands to date,
To grow game for the Gun Clubs In
the name of the state.
And this Is no bluff, but a bonified
warning,
: We'll arrest you as sure as the dawn
of the morning.
We'll not take the trouble to warn
you with signs,
But will pinch every man who steps
over our lines.
Child Who Chats With Monkeys
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Little Helen Erickson (left), shown here with her sister Marlon, is n puz
zle to scientists. The girls, who recently arrived In San Francisco, are th
daughters of Frederick Krickson, a mining engineer of Kcundor. Born In a
mountain village of Ecuador near an tttte-lnfested forest, the flve-Jttar-pld
Helen nas proved from the time' she viaalile to (oildle that Ihrotlgli peculiar
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mlltirnl sounds she is able to make" monTtys im lei -tnf hiff Inngungo ami
obey her commands. She gave an Impressive demonstration on board the
steamer with a brown monkey owned by the chief steward.
ONE MAN'S SECRET OF BUSINESS SUCCESS
A 14-year-old boy, George Black,
built himself a wagon out of four
wheels, an egg crate and some ma
terial, then went to peddling mer
chandise for eggs among farm folks
around the town of Pigeon, Mich., He
became known to every farmer lor
miles around. A few years later he
opened a store. The buisne,;s outgr w
It and he bot a big factory building.
Recently he built a three- story addi
tion to that. Black now doe a bu i
ness of $350,000 a year in his town of
800 population. People for miles a
round trade with him. Salesman in
his store work on commission; his
hardware clerk averages $2 50 a
month and the woman at his notion!
counter makes $30 a week. His busi
ness nets about $1000 a day not
long ago a merchant in a larger town !
took a day off and went to Pigeon!
solely to ask George Blacl: if he
cared to divulge the secret of his sue- .
cess. Black smilingly said he was glad
to tell the world his secret; and he!
told it in words we want every mer-!
( bant in and around here to read and
commit to memory. He said:
"I offer nothing but real bargains
and I advertise in the BGWiP&pan in
small towns around Pigeon. There's
no secret to It advertising has done !
it for me."
Your Teeth
By TOKTWRPJGK D. gTfMC&Blt, M.
!). Of Stale Hoard of Health
The importance of the care of the
teeth needs no argument A well car-;
ed for mouth and set of teeth are c
mark of well being, refinement and
character. Bad teeth are an'unnecea
sary evil. Tooth decay sooner 01
most comon of all diseases to WhlCi
man is heir. Tooth decay sooner or
later causes toothoche, but toothache
is only a fore-shadowot what is likel
to result It' IhS tooth is not propers
treated by a dentist. Toothache Is thi
danger signal but It is frequently
soundod too late to emible the dentla
to save the tooth. We used to thiol
that toothache, the good, oldl'ashlon
ed "jumping toothache," the wor
punishment anyone could recieve for
thecrir.ie of decayed tcelli.
Now we know that the poteen frnn
bad teeth and gums hus so far reac
ing effect in stomach dissordora.rheu
mat ism, heart trouble and a numbe:
of other disorders which cause 111
health and iiieue In almost BVorj
part of the body. It is cheaper, lesr
painful and better for the health to
go to a dentist, twice a year, an.
have the teeth kept in good condl
tion all the time Instead of goiin
only when one decays or aches.
..The teeth are living, sensitive struc
tures, lying in sockets which re: em
Me a bony joint. S.rong teeth and u
healthy body have a mm1; greale.
power of resisting decay than ottlffl
wise. Teeth need exerslse by eating
the right kind of food in the propel
way. A soft pulpy diet weakens tie
teeth and invites trouble. Tootl.
decay is often an expression of gen
eral malnutrition and is frequently
associated with 'enlarged tonsils
adenoids and other signs of discos,
or degeneration. It Is probable that
sound, vigorous teeth have a definite
power of resistance and it Is nov
believed that structural changes with
in the teetb render them susceptible
to outride influence. The tMtU an
dependent on the general nutrition
of the body. A well balanced diet
rich in vitamino, Including wholi
grain, fresh dairy products, and greei:
vegetables is one of the best prevent
Ives against tooth decay. The most
frequent cause of tooth decay Is un
clean teetb and mouth. The teeth
almost always decay from without
as a result ofa id formed by haoter
Inl formenta! Ion. The common ex
plMtation is that calcium tie idesolved
by lactic acid formed In the fermen
John E. Martineau
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Breaking Up Camp
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talion of food In contact with tin
teeth. Cleanliness hels avoid tie
Immediate causes of decay.
For cleanliness of the teeth y
can content otirelves with a toutil
BOmd silk flOM and clean w;i:r.
While It is preferable to brush the
teeth the last thing before retiring
the first thing on arising and alt i
each meal, many persons find it in
convenient to brush the hssth mon
than twice a day. A good method mi
brushing is known as the ro!lhu
stroke method, To brush the tool
and gums uilh this method, plSOi Die
toothbrush (ends of the bftetll i up
for th- upper teeth) botwecn th
cheek and gums; tmrn the brusl
towurd the gums, sweeping the bi n b
down over the teeth and gums to the
culling edge of the teeth. Reverse
for the lower teeth and brush iy).
This motion brushes the (heck
side of all teeth and the tongue
side of the back teeth, Brush the
lastde of front teeth by pitting the
brush, bristles up, on the roof of the
mouth for the upper teetb and on
the floor of the mouth for the lower
teeth, and pulling the brush outward
over the gums, and teeth. Brush
the grinding surfaces of the teetb
with an in and out and shb' to side
Judge John K. Martineau of l.ltlle
Rock is the Democratic candidate for
the governorship of Arkansas, lie has
Strongly denounced the Ku Klux Ulan.
New Style Points
in Coat Details
In describing coal styles for fall,
st might and slim" eltUOOt goes with
out Saying, This silhouette may he
iken for granted In ninety-nine cases
ut oi a hundred, tn the hundredth
nse "slim and flaring" will t!l the
tory. it is in details of cut, shape
if sii'Ovso, colori methods of decors
rton and choice of fabric that we find
'mires that distinguish this fall's
'iilels.
Pile labrlcs eontlnne n great fuvor,
it lliey have been Joined by heuvy
hb silks and certain novelty
.veuves in wool materials, in colors
II the .vii i in browns, dark greens.
otue deep reds and castor sliadH
:i ! iiniong the rivals of block. A
liandsntne brown coat Is pictured,
lib dyed squirrel collar and bunding
it the modish sleeve. It Is further
nriCbed by a braid embroidery In
self color.
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routid IWO or three lu tb'
"'roke of the brush, Rinse Ibebrush
In clean water fre iuentlv while brush
teeth, especial!) as to whether there
Ing the teetb.
Tb,. advice of the dentist thi;'
be ought as lo I lie condition of the
.teeth, especially as to whei!,er there
j Is any decay or destruction of enamel
! Periodic examination and .cleaning
I by the dentist are the only safe
I means. Prevention Is greater than
SUCH IS LIFE
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