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ASHLAND WEEKLY TIDINGS
A 8H LAND, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, O CTOBER 29. 1919,
Florence Hardeman, the American
violinist, who appears with Sousa's
band In Ashland November 16, has
won for herself an enviable reputa
tion and critics have been unani
mous In their pralBe of her artistry.
This Is the second tour Miss Hard
eman bas made with Sousa's band,
and the great leader himself says he
considers here one of the leading vio
linists before the public today. Mad
ame Sarah Bernhardt, with whom
Miss Hardeman toured the states and
Canada as assisting artist, Is a most
Interested and enthusiastic admirer
of the violinist's work.
Miss Hardeman bas appeared as
soloist with some of the leading
symphony orchestras of the country
and with the New York Glee club at
Carnegie ball, the Rubinstein club at
the Waldorf, the New York Criterion
club, the New York hippodrome Sun
day night concerts, and with Bern
hardt at the Knickerbocker. She
is the proud possessor of Ole Bull'
rare old Amatl violin. This Instru
ment was presented to her by Cin
cinnati patrons of music, who also
sent ber to Europe, where she stud
led with the famous master, Leopold
Auter, In Russia.
In order that the Oregon dele
gates to the national convention of
the American Legion to be held in
Minneapolis on November 10, 11 and
12, be advised of the attitude of the
members of the Legion of the state
on various matters that are likely
to come before the national body,
the following Important questions to
be voted upon have been placed be
fore the various posts to secure an
1, Bonus or additional pay for
t. Universal military training.
Requiring a man to devote a certain
time exclusively to military training,
(a) Universal military training in
connection with educational Institu
tions. I. National defense, (a) Large
standing army, (b) Small standing
army, with a well organized and
quipped National Guard, (c) Re
serve corns, training of civilians.
4. (a) Preference to ex-service
men to requiring public lands, (b)
Financial assistance to ex-service
men in form of long term loans on
home building and purchase of farms.
t. Immigration, (a) Restrictive
policy as to all Immigration, (b) As
tatic. 6. Naturalization. (a) Strict
naturalization laws, (b) Immigrants
required to make application for cit
izenship papers In a limited time af
7. Constructive policy and Imme
diate relief toward disabled service
t. Opening of Klamath lake lands
to settlement Instead of lease to cor
porations. t. Parallel paragraphs transla
tions for all newspapers printed: in
10. Abolition of all foreign lan
II. War risk Insurance bs amend
ed so that beneficiary may have op
tion of receiving principal In lump
sum or monthly payments.
12. A liberal constructive and ef
ficient system of vocational training
tor service men.
13. ' Immediate deportation of all
14. Complete Investigation of all
army prison camps and punishment
of those responsible for unjust treat
ment. Ashland Post expects to have a
called meeting soon to bring these
questions before the members to se
cure their expression which will be
mailed to the state secretary so that
tbe Oregon delegates will know the
attitude of the various posts.
CHAMPION SIGNER HAS
15,000 NAMES IN BOOK
LONDON (By Mail) Reginald
Bray claims to be the world's "auto
graph king," having secured the sig
nature, of 15,000 celebrities Blnce
1900, quite without influence.
His "bag" during the war Includes
President Wilson, signed at Paris;
General Pershing, Marshal Foch and
Field Marshal Halg, all signed on
tbe battlefield; Admiral Be?tty sign
ed on the Lion during tbe batttle of
Heligoland; Admiral Jelllcoe, signed
on the Iron Duke; General Sir Stan
ley Maude, signed at Bagdad; Mar
shal Joffre, signed at Buckingham
Palace; Vedrines, the French "ace,"
and Madame Botchkareva, com
mander of the Russian Women's Bat
talion of Death.
Recently an Australian soldier,
Corporal 8. B. Williams, walked into
Buckingham Palace, asked for and
actually secured autographs from
King Geor.e Queen Mary and the
Prince of Wales; and this following
many similar trlumhps. Induced tbe
"Digger" to claim tbe championship;
but Bray says he has blm beateS.
The most fortunate man In all the
world Is be who bas achieved tbe
rreatest success through bis own
honorable and unaided efforts.
WITH SOUSA'S BAND
COLONEL TRADED FIVE
YANKS FOR A GENERAL
SAN FRANCISCO Colonel Gid
eon ,H. Williams, "who arrived here
from Vladlvostock on the transport
Logan, brought back with him the
reputation of having commanded the
only offensive operation ever eon
ducted by the American forces In Si
beria, fighting nine engagements last
July in the Suchan valley.
On receipt of news that an Ameri
can officer and four men had been
captured while fishing, according to
the stories told here, Colonel Wil
liams and a detachment of 100 men
marched on the bolshevik! at Novit
skaya. One enemy volley brought
down six Americans, but the bolshe
vik! hastily retreated, leaving 32
killed, It was said.
Colonel Williums, It Is said, got his
men a week later, by trading them
for Brigadier-General Samusenko of
the bolshevlkl, captured at Vladl
vostock. Ashland won four times over In
the challenge issued by the young
people of this city to Medford when
they claimed they would send two
persons to Medford's one to the
young people's evening of the Jack
son County Sunday school convention
In session. At the count last even
ing Ashland had 95 representatives of
the young people's societies, while
Medford had 23. Both, however, were!
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good representations and the utmost i
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of amicability existed among the i
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good-natured rivals. Led by Yell-1
leader John O. Rigg, Ashland dem
onstrated vhat they can do In the
way of expressing their exuberance,
and the rafters rang with their war!
cry of victory. Medford came back!
at them and made up In the volume
of noise what they lacked In num
bers. A good attendance greeted the
popular meeting of tbe convention
last night and listened to an excep
tionally flro program. The song ser-l
vice was presided over by General.
Secretary Humbert, after which j
President Carson took charge of the;
meeting, when the vote was taken;
proving Ashland's victory over Med
ford In the numbers attending. A
male quartet rendered a fine vocal
selection, followed by Ralph Bran-.
; . , c. v i
"The Kind of ' a Sunday School
Like." This was full of piquant stor
ies and pointed references that put
the audience In a good humor, yet
carried a lesson with each one. Miss
Hazel Green of Ashland read an ex-,
ceptlonally creditable paper on "The
Kind of a Teacher I Like," which was
. . . , . ,
all Sunday school teachers should
take to heart.
After singing a selection by re
quest Harold F. Humbert, general
secretary of the State Sunday School
association, gave an inspiring ad
dress on "The Torch of Flanders."
n.l.iMM LI. fHAm tl.A I.A'iutlful
. , . . .
poem that will become a classic, "On
Flinders Field," Mr. Humbert
thrilled his audience with his word
paintings of thelnspiratlon to be
gained by carrying on the work be
fore the Sunday school workers.
Yesterday sessions were all brim
full of excellent talks and demon
strations of Sunday cchool work.
Among these were "The Teachers'
Challenge," by Mrs. F. W. MearB and
'A Church School Goal," by Harold
.,..v. . . t .I,1
afternoon the school of methods took'
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by Mr. Humbert, Miss Parker and
Rev. J. W. Hoyt, who addressed the
different divisions of the Sunday
school work at the same time.
The auditorium of the Methodist
church Is beautifully decorated with
autumn leaves tnd late flowers,
which with the appropriate banners
adorning the walls, make a beauti
ful setting for the convention. Today's
programs are full of interesting nnd
inspiring events of vital importance
to Sunday school workers.
HONOLULU, T. H. Transporta
tion is the one big question which
has the Immediate attention of
everyone in the Hawaiian Islands.
Everything that is going to hap
pen seems predicated on "when we
get the ships."
At present three steamers oper
ating on regular schedule, connect
the Islands with the American main
land. In addition to these, Japanese
steamers touch at Honolulu but are
unable to furnish any real transpor
It is estimated that 500 persons
are waiting to get to the mainland
from the islands and the list Is
added to as rapidly as those who
have been waiting are carried away.
To get out of tbe Islands the wold-be
be traveler registers his desires at :
the steamship office. If he is wise
and most are he registers at all
of tbe steamship offices. Then, it he
Is patient, In tbe course of two err
three months he may get his turn to
purchase a ticket.1
But better times are looked for
in about three months. Word has
been received in the islands that
about the lust of November several
of the large steamers which formerly
operated out of San Francisco to Ha
waii and which were used in the
transport service during the war,-will
be restored to their owners and be
sent back to the Island trade.
Portland gets two new auto host
lerles both 100 by 100 feet.
"Recreation In the Southern Cas
cades" is the title of a folder Just Is
sued by the Forest Service.
One side of the folder contains a
map, 18 by 24 Inches, showing the
recreation features of the Crater na
tional forest. In southern Oregon.
The map Includes considerable of the
surrounding country. It shows the
roads and trails giving access to the
forest from Medford, Ashland, and
Klamath Falls, and calls attention
to the public camp grounds and sum
mer home sites maintained by the
Forest Service at Lake of the Woods,
Dead Indian Soda Springs, Recrea
tion. Union Creok, Odessa, Natural
Bridge, Blue Mountain and other
places. Points alon the routes
where tourists may find stores, meals,
lodging, service statlonK, garages, and
horse feed are Indicated, and the lo
cation of Huckleberry mountain
camp ground Is also shown. Thej
map Includes a mileage table giving.
h0 rtutnnra from Medford. Klamathl
Falls, and Ashland to the principal
Falls, and Asniani
The back of the folder carries a
brief description of the Crater Na-
.... A i n
t onal forest, nnd calls attention to
, . . ,. .
"Hs more Important recreation fea-
tures. Importance of care with fire
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10 tjiuijiiaonjcu, mm .
preventing' fire are given.
"Forty thousand people vlBlt the
Crater National Forest for varying
periods each year, and there la room
for thousands more. The visitor Is
not trammelled by rules or regula
tions. He may go where he likes,
pitch his tent, help himself to wood
for his fire and forage for his horse
and enjoy himself In his own way.
All that is expected Is that he will
be careful with fire and in other
ways see to it that be does not in
jure the beauty and usefulness of
forest. For the benefit of the visitor
conveniences, especially at the
niOBt frequented camp sites; has
h..M .noH. anA trails nnd nliired
. . .appointed countryr
EUlde signs, surveyed summer home w '
,;s tes, and n many other ways made
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it easy to travel and vacation in he
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The fo owing quotation from the
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folder Is worthy of repetition: Take
care of your forests as you do of
turo m ,uu ' .
Do your sh
fuul , " ' . ' . th.J
attractive for other,
people. Damage to the forests means
1 1 .... .
I iOSS u, e,eu.., ... ...- """"I
I Ways. JJU uaiciui mm . '-
; the Btream pure. Keep a clean
camp. This folder tells you about
: many of the recreational features of
the southern Cascades. The map
will guide you to them and to the
enjoyment of many leisure houra,
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallis. A short course on
using the home newspaper to sell
surplus farm produce will be offered
farmers' week at the college, De
cember 29-January 3, by C. J. Mc
Intosh, farmer, farm writer and ex
"I have known farmers to pay a
local commission man $50 to sell 100
tons of alfalfa at $20 a ton, when
they could have sold It by Paying (be
ed tor a donar, sam mr. ncmiwu
In announcing the course. "They
could then have kept the extra $49,
credited it to the buyer or split It
with blm. I asked why not advertise
nnil nnll direct, and they said, 'Why,
I never thought of It.'
"Not only the advantage but the
method of using the home paper will
be considered. The success of the
advertisement depends on the facts
selected for announcement, the form
In which they are stated, and the
reputation of the advertiser. All of
these except the last will be ex
plained and so far as possible dem
onstrated. Specimen advertisements that have
been business-getters with results
are wanted for this course.
Using the home press is not only
profitable business but Bound public
policy as well, Mr. Mcintosh asserts.
These papers help farm production
by running many a farm story that
enables the farmer to Increase or
protect his crops, and are fairly en
titled to a shore of the paid news
Editors generally like to run as
news Items farm stories of unusual
yield, odd and interesting farm hap
penings and community enterprises,
and the course will show how this
matter may be handled to mutual
The funeral of Miss Florence
Erickson was held Saturday after
noon from the home of ber parents,
Mr. and Mrs. N. Erickson, on Fair
view street, and was attended by a
large concourse of sorrowing friends.
Rev. C. A. Edwards, pastor of tho
Methodist Episcopal church, conduct
ed the services at the house, and
Hope Rehekah lodge of which the de
ceased was a member, held a ritual
istic burial service at the grave. Miss
Erickson was well beloved by a large
circle of friends who expressed their
sorrow over the death of this young
woman and sympathy to the bereaved
family with offerings of many beau
A modest grave on the ridge
of hill In the cemetery of a
$ small Long Island town, marks
the final resting place of a
plain, simple man and has be-
come the mecca of pilgrimage
for all the world.
Upon It are heaped each day
8 fresh flowers, roses ana tor-
mal flowers from the florists;
set pieces from assoclutions all
4 over America. There is no
$ headstone to mark the spot, a
lone locust tree, its strong
limbs thrusttnglt. sparse toll-
age against the elements,
3 stands as Nature's single sentl-
pel upon the simple mound. $
Theodore Roosevslt's resting
t nlnrn In there.
A Travelers from ; the
and south, east and west, from!
India, Egypt and Africa, from wj
the capitals of two heml-
spheres, come to stand and pon- ,
der over the simplicity of the !
rontmst it with the $
dge(Jg fif hm who restg
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p-g ,eRthered frlendB perch
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uh i" ir""" ...... v.
aiop ine mcum n. v,
and chattering. Oribles and
sparrow, hold forth in the
leafy recesses of the wild bush-
A iiasn ui wjiwi wiid iud 1-1
. n ih. a
of a scarlet tanager;
cat birds nest among the lilacs;
woodneckers all seem to ex-
press some sentiment for their
friend who lies cllently beneath
WEAKNESS OF I'. S. LAWS
The vanguard of the host of Ital
ians who sailed with their families
n (hoi mvltiri for their native
'"" land a. speedily as possible after,
tneliana as bv J v .J
New York last week, on the steam-
800 of them, all traveling steerage,
and they prophesied that their dis-
men would fill
westbound ships for months to
Turbulent Italy, they declared, has
no place today for thrifty sons re
turning from foreign shores. Food
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. live' prices, they Bald, and profiteers
throng on every slde.to pounce upon
This news Item ml?ht equally well
have applied to any one of the south-
ern nations of Europe from which
our Immigronts have come for the
past decade. It points to a sinister
menace that Is becoming clearer to
those Amoricans who have eyes to
see. It means that Americanization,
us applied to many of our foreign
born citizens. Is a flnt failure.
Aside from the fact that less than
ten percent of these same Immigrants
even go through the form of taking
ntil nltlvannhln nunara' nalla fpnm tho
.,.. hif f h.
fact that more than one-half of the
workmen In our fundamental Indus
tries, iron, steel and coal, are for
eigners, there remains the bitter
truth that we have a huge and undi
gested alien population within our
boundaries, which has come here for
what there Is In It, and Is interested
in only what it can get oufof our
eountry, and eager to return to home
lands with Its earnings at the first
Theodore Roosevelt said, "Unless
we are thorough-going Americans
and unless our patriotism Is part of
the very fibre of our being, we can
neither serve God nor take our own 1
part. Whatever may
an Infinitely remote future, atifor hls vlo,atlon of ,he n,,"s- n";
present no people can render any
service to humanity unless as a peo
ple they feel an Intense sense of
national cohesion and solidarity.
The man who lores other nations
as much as he does his own, stands
par with the manrwho lovesi"'
other women ns much as he does his
wife The United States ean'nlm'e" ,ar tne mlnerlnr an'' 11 en'
accomplish little for mankind, save!ab,ed hlm ' wl" wm,t was 8 verV
In so far as within Its borders
develops an Intense spirit of Ameri
His words are worth pondering.
Beyond and above hnd below any
other need Is the need for the im
migrant to learn the language of the
land of his sdoptlon. Until Jie can
niuuik suit rwd F.nirllsh he ( heln-
less. Until he know the language!
of the Declaration of' Indeoendence i
he Is a menace.
One of the priceless legacies left
us by Theodore Roosevelt was his;
clear vision and powerful words on!
hi. nrohlem. Ha knew: and w. on
do well to remember what he said,
nnuhnrr Fira thousand boxes I
of tomatoes from five acres of land '
at Dlllard Is the record made by T. j
B Evans ft Son, the largest grow-!
ers In this section.
Of eonrse everybody longs for
peace and tranquility In the U. 8. A.
And. likewise, everybody wants the
other fellow to be .the one who Is
flattened out by the steam roller of
Good resolutions are all right, pro-1
vIAkA the re.nl liter rasolutea ai ha
CALLED W DEATH
' Clay VesA Fltzwater, a brother of
L. G. Fltzwater of this city, died
Sunday evening at 6 o'clock of spinal
meningitis. Mr. Fltzwater came here
from Fall River Mills nbout a month
ago to take treatment, but his trou
bles were too far advanced for med
ical help. The body was shipped
lust night to Redding, Calif., for
burial. The deceased was 41 years
of age and was married.
NEW YORK. Seven wars ago a
slim, muscular school boy walked
from an athletic field I Pasadena.
$iCal., with an ambition to become
the nation's greatest athlete.
At the age of 15 he had taken the
colors of the Pasadena high school
Into tin all-around championship
and I""" crowned the victor.
Recently at Jersey City, this same
gl0wn now to a six fooler of
tlon's oremler athlete in the natlonnl
A. A. U. "all-around" championship
He 1. Samuel Harrison Thomson,
-tar Princeton athlete of Los An -
geles Call and late ef the Amerl -
can Kxueaiuonarr lorcea.
; n new cnampiun is a years m
He comes of athletic Block.
Six years ago at Princeton his broth-
'. Rev. Fred C. Thomson
record of 7,411 Vs points, which still
In bringing the second champion -
ship title to the family, the younger
Thomson accumulated a total of
6,133 ponts after a battle with
Larry Karlmo, the noted Finn of
The Californlan won the running
h6h Jn'P Bt 5 feflt 10 lnrhefl: the
S80 yard3 wak 3:37 4-5; the 11
pound hammer throw with 115 feet,
lu incnes. r.e was seconu , u,
1UU yams aasn, iinisiiing one iooi
behind Dan Shea of the Pastime (N.
Y.) A. C. In 1 1 1-5 seconds; second
In the 16 pound shot put with 38 feet
6 Inches; second In pole vault with
9 feet 6 inches; second In the 120
yards hurdle behind Karimn, who !
went the dlstnnco In 16 3-5 seconds;
second In the 56 pound wolclit event
'with 18 feet 1 Vt inches; fourth In j
I the running broad Jump with 1 S i
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cne-mne run ai o:ji ..-.
j The now champion Is no Thorpe In
nblllty or physique but he does ap
proach close to the type of the Ideal
American athlete. Ho has size,
grace and ease of movement almost
to the point of laziness. In the high
jump he would rise from a squatted
position on the ground, walk leisure
ly to the bar and clear It with no e
ertlon. The same confidence an;l
ouse of action wus apparent in nil
i In commenting upon tha cham-
plonship meet it Is but fair to pny
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tribute to tho Finn representative of
the Detroit Young Men's order, Lnr-j
ry Kurimo, who finished second In
the meet. Without attempting to
detract any from the credit due to
Thomson's victory It Is said In pus
tl'e to the Finn that the Detroit man
beat himself out of the champlon-
Bn"' thnt h'9 a"-"-01ini1 (orm ,rove'1
Karimo lost the championship by
beinK "'qualified In the 880 yards
walk. His indulgence In hunning,
which caused his disqualification
and the loss of at least 700 points
must have been due to a case of "rat-
jtled nerves" as there was no reason
waa in lourm j.mce coiiuui inmy ....
instead of playing snrewuiy ior,sure
points he hud one of those so-called
"Balloon ascensions" and got out of
Howevr cool nerves nnd steadiness
69 8n ttribnt. of a champ
and In this respect Thomson proved'
cio8By maicne.. cm..
WANT BACHELOR FOR
THE SMALLEST RECTORY
NEW Y O R K The Eplscopnl
Church Is In quest of a.barhelor rec-
'Of t occupy the smullest rectory.
He must be a bachelor, for the
smallest rectory Is far too small for
rector with a wife, nnd quite im-,
possible for a rector with a wife and
The smallest rectory Is at St.
Mark's church. In Tonnpnh, Nev.
The nee of a bachelor to fill It has
been brought to the attention of the
heads of the Church's nntlon-wldo
campaign in New York by the Right
Rev- George Coolldee Hunting, D. D.,
missionary bishop of tho state. The
rectory has stooa vacant, nisnon
'Hunting explains, beriuse none but
a single man could get Into It, "and :
there do not seem to h any more
single men In tne ministry. j
But Bishop Hunting has found a
war out of the difficulty. In his:
statement of the proiects for Nevada
I to be embraced In the campaign, he
I recommends a nc rrctory for St.
Mark's. "There Is not a bed to bo
had In the town." he reports, "to
jsay nothing of a bouse." j
HIGH IN GERMANY
(By the United Press)
BERLIN,. (By Mall.) Democra
cy comes fairly high In Germany.
While she has no campaign expense
laws like America, Bhe Is already
learning that elections are costly as
evidenced by a compilation of the
costs for the national assembly and
Prussian land assembly elections
some months back. The expense
against tne government was more
than 1,000,000 marks, while to the
parties Involved the expense was
more than 6,000,000 marks.
These expenses are likely to be
vastly increased when the elections
tor the Reichstag occur. So far,;
no definite dutes have been set fori
these, but the present regime Is strlv-
; n(? lmrA to get (he elections post-
; poned to next gprin(f on the theorv
j tnat elections this fall or winter!
; WOuld. only make for fresh unrest.
I no,,, the rgllt Bnd the ,eft arfl
m,lS9,lg fnnSi howerer, so ns to
nlilke a 8(r0ng campaign against the
moderate regime, and the new teats
wm fHrll9h one 0f the bitterest cam-
r,aEn ever waited In Euronn
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man.) uwners ot coal DiacK
j ksre kee ng ou n ; t s
I . ....
tnai wie cnicxen nouse aoor s ockoii
1 An , ,
1 f Kiauea , ow the m0flt Mtve
' . . .
it has been for 35 years.
Six months ago Kilauea was sput
tering away In its mile wide bowl of
burning, molten rock, with the level
o( th8 (,anlK crhn8011 8M 0, bo,n.
feet from the top of the
The niirht that Secretary of the
! Nnvy Dlinelg nd w par(y pd K,
auea a visit the latter part of Au
gust the level of the seething lava
lake was about 50 feet below the
Several overflows nlrendv have oe-
curre( A cone whch onM
500 feet nhovo the crater's top has
melted away Into the sea of fire. Two
, aftor ,he ocro,ary nd hl rar.
(y (lft ,he yo(,nnf) m wa, be.
tween the main crater and a second
smaller one, caved in, Joining the
And Kilanei still Is going strong.
As to tho connection of all this with
coal black game cocks? Oh, that's
M'mj' years ago, when the Islands
first were becoming n while man's
land, Kilnnea became
roared and hissed and sputtered nnd
the ground shook
Then the lava
overflowed anil moved slowly down
the mountain side toward Hllo.
The native Hawiiiians had been
Christians hut a comparatively short
time. Their (rit'ht knew no bounds,
for the Island let-ends were full of
ii..u nf wit k-ii,. ,ii,t vi,n
Madame Tele, the goddess who lived
in Kilauea's crater. In came anry.
So the Hawaiians prayed that thn
flow would stop. Hut It didn't.
Then they danced. But that was
Filially, forgetting their Christi
anity for a time, they sent a party Cnsl Miller, who has been In the
by canoe to Honolulu to consult a j employ of the Southern Pacific corn
few remaining priests of the days 1 1'? 'r several yea,rs here, has gone
when they all worshipped the strange, ,0 Coslollo, Calif., where he holds
South sen diodes. a Psltlon similar to the one held In
"Throw a black rooster Into the! Ashland. Mrs. Miller will Join him
lava flow," was the advice they
ti,u .i,.oi,n. i,iint rnk on the
,Hlani of Hawaii was picked for the1
sacrifice. anil while the maidens
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n(o ic of the lavffl
uam . it, llie mil I mm , ani iiiit niuun-.
In an hour the flow hnd stopped.
Madame Pele, the most feared
(less of tho Island, evidently had
U.IM. . ,llpkn ,Hnner. !
American residents of the Island,
1)pleve ,, ,inre , ever nnother
bg )ayn fow coa ,)la(,k rnmtfin wil,
come into demand once more.
LET PROSPERITY REOIN AT
Community prosperity is, or Is not,
WB ' " community make It,
Much money will be spent around
iiere during the coming Christmas
holidays. It is right that It should secretary; Mrs. Gustave Johnson."
be so, for every normal person likes treasurer; Mrs. John Graves, auditor,
fo partake of the Joys of the yulejnnd Miss Elisabeth Merrill, state dl-
Hut where will that money go?
Will the profits remain here, and
continue to circulate In our midst,
continue to circulate In our midst,
and enrich our local community? Of
will they go to foreign houses, and
be forever lost to us who have pro-
duced them by our energy and our
The answer Is in our own hands,
Our loci merchants will be well
equipped for supplying our demnnds.
The goods will be on their coun-
tors, where we can see them, Judge
as to their quulity, and know what
wo get. And the name of a local
neamr suinns as a Kunraniee ior.
everything he sells. . !
Hut if we buy abroad we lose from
our midst both the dealer's cost price
hiui nis proms, we rever see ineiii
And our community Is. the poorer
to the evtent of the profits on' every j
article not purchased at home.
Which shall It be?
A constructive Mirirtmas. or a de-
Prosperity should begin at borne.
Trousers Not for
Has Own Ideas
Olrls, have you a secret, silent
longing to be a farmerette and don
overalls, or to wear a distracting
riding habit and brother's military
niitfooa? Tf t,nnA I nA ... -
, . . ...
t uireim propnesies a uamornia man,
opposed to woman's suffrage, has to
"Overalls spoil girl's beauty, giv
ing them a 'mascline, repulsive as
pect' and vulgar manners, which un
fits them for home duty," decides
the California prophet.
"A woman, who from the outset
would show a desire to wear
breeches," he says, "would never
be wed by a sensible man,"
Seven reasons are submitted for
donning the trouser by women.
1. Because some girls should
like to be men; 2. Others do not
live with their cruel husbands (?);
3. Others are German sympathizers;
4. Others are working hard to heat
the Chinese lottery; 5. Others are
lowering the high cost of living: 6.
whlcT oZl.I: Zd T,ZZ
wtlloh otherwise would be spent In
: i.i,.. j n nti,.. v.n..
cte be.. ZlZl Vl
"bout I . tight,
- - j j
silks In our factories, but a plain,
female, patriotic, decent working
i girls. Our shops would look 100
per cent prettier than with girls In
man's trousers," according to tho
opinion of the Calitornlan.
EVEN SOME NEWSPAPER
PEOPLE ARE Ql'EER
Newspaper folks are supposed to
be the most open hearted people on
earth. Their diversified experiences
usually makes them broad. Yet,
once In a while one Is met up with
who seems not to have profited by
observation or experience.
We are led thus to cogitate on
remembering that the Portland
Chamber of Commerce, In conjunc
tion with the civic bodies of South
er Oregon prepared a fine excursion
throitRh this beautiful region for the
National Editorial association at an
expense of some ten thousand dol
lars. They did it of course In the '
hope that It would Illicit favor- V'
comment concerning this sec' in
iip.iiilli.nlR when Mia vlaitnra re.
,, , , '
lurneii, ano u uiu in moRi cast".. i;;u,
one very fine lady n v.rvi "ir.T
er and editress, llvlnir nt nixon. 'V .
nnd editing the Dixon Telegraph. kM
no Inspiration from the t !p. Not
withstanding having net a number
of former Dixon people in the Ash-
"u" ,mm """ Bu"
especial attention, the only comment
InnA ......Ir i.t.l I I
she made when she returned was that
she had hnd a very pleasant trip
through the northwest. It Is so un
usual that we are led to think that
1 she saw only with her eyes. Her in-'
i tolled was asleep.
",lBr' 'r. ami mrs. miner nave Deen
! Identified with the social and club
affairs of Ashland during their resl-
lce here, and will be greatly
The fifty-first annual Oregon Bap-
- llHl SIte convention nns been in see-
sln In Portland this week, of which
god-i'ev. and Mrs. W. N. Ferris, of the
'"cai napusi cnurcn nave Deen at-
tendants. A large number of minis-
lers and laymen and women were
present all week from various parts
0f the state. The following officers
were elected at the ministerial con
vention: President, Dr. W. A. Wal-
do, Portland; vice president, Rev. E.
M. Cllne, Grants Pass; secretary and
treasurer, E. A. Smith, Lents. Other
officers chosen at the women's ban
quet of 620 guests were: Mrs. F. E.
A. Smith, vice president; Mrs. W.
E. Scotton, recording secretary; Mrs.
Thomas Broomfleld, corresponding
rector of the world-wide guild,
ventlon closed yesterday.
v. 0. N. Smith, cashier of the Clt-
izens Bank, received a letter from H.
0. Frohbach, former secretary of the
Ashland Commercial club, but now
of Three Forks, Mont., In which he
lauds his adoptlvo state greatly, but
before closing he says: "Some day I
am coming back to Ashland to liv.
Just when that will be I cannot say,
but I am sure It will be some time
when Ashland finds Its proper gait."
In speaking of the Commercial
flub of which Mr. Frohbach still
takes greni interest, ne siaiea: "ion
cannot do anything without money.
If the merchants of Ashland refuse to
contribute to their Commercial Club,
iney tnemseives are to uiaiue ior m
condition of their community. If
about time you folks woke up
Thlnrs have been coming too easy for
you and you are waiting for some
thing to develop. Get off of the
waiting Job and go after things with
your money and tbe spirit of your
Comnuinity will soon change.'