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T he N e w s a ta n d a f o r
a greater and b e t t e r
Kalla City all th e time
FALLS eiTY NEWS
KALLH CITY. OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY Ö, 1014
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R ev S amuel
W.P i r v i s DU
THE NIGHTMARE OF DEBT.
Text, "Ow* no man anythin*
There are two kinds of sermon*. One
Is preached after much midnight oil
and book study. The other Is preached
from coutact with uieu after much
uieu study. One is o f books, the other
o f tho stuff from which hooks are
made. This sermon la o f the latter
class. 1 would like to write of the debt
we owe to tbe barbarian, tbe Hcytblau,
the bond and the fret-. I will write
o f that tremendous debt some day. liut
the homely virtue I have In my mind
Just now Is not our debt to tbe great
writers, printers nn<l thinkers of the
past, hut the simple, everyday, com
inonplace. unadorned virtue n t paying
one's "butcher, baker and candlestick
maker," and all the other hundri-d and
one people who press their claim* each
month. I am moved to do this because
o f some merchants In my acquaintance
who hare gone to the wall. They tell
me o f eminently respectable people
who wear good clothes, have a pew In
the church (though they still owe for
It), run up bills with all the merchants,
doctors aud deutlsU In tbe towu. Tbe
l>oor washerwoman baa to wait and the
seamstress and the cobbler for bis
little bill. The carpenter lias to threaten
Inwsult for repairs to the leaky roof
"The only way to get money from
them," says my dentist neighbor, 'is
with legal forceps.”
"T h e A rtistio Tem peram ent.”
AN UNEXPECTED BOOMERANG.
A C m « In Which the Chicken* Cam*
Horn* to Ro**t.
titlklnic nt the (jurtlen City Uolf
club about cron* examination.
" I am a foe to bar*b uuil overbear
ing croaa examiners," lie «aid. "and I
wlab they would all fare like Council
''Councilman Daali wa* the prose-
cutor In a cane of alleged election
fraud. Ilia own election, a municipal
one, hud been all right, but In tbe re
cent aiate election be hoped to prove
"Th e councilman ttegan to croaa ex
amine a voter named Washington
'' 'Wash,' be aald, 'have you got any
(lied Incom er
•' ‘Whnt's that, atrr Waah nuked 'I
don't quite understand the question,
'“ H ave you got any fixed Incomer
aald the councilman. T h a t la to nay,
are there any aet autna of money or
a|>purteiianoca assured you on certain
'• 'Oh. ye*, atr.' aald Wash. 'Yes, there
" 'Oho,' aneered the councilman, 'you
have got a fixed Income, then, have
you? W ell, tell ua what It la.'
" 'You kuow yourself. air,' aald
Washington reproachfully, 'that every
election day, Juat aa sure aa It cornea
around, you give mo $2 aud a ham.’ " —
" I have to wear futher's old clothes
I don't suppose you girls hare any
troublea like thoseT”
•'Yea, we do." aald the girl "1 have
to wear mother's old hair."—San Fran-
A Real Friend.
8 h e-S o eorry to hear o f your motoi
Expect to live through many more.
She — Oh. but I hope uoL — Boston
" I t I* exasperating," *ald my grocer
on the corner, "to see folk* splurging
around on your hard earned money,
enjoying food, clothing nnd entertain
ment that you couldn’t afford.” “ That
young fellow with the full dress suit
and the crush opera bat has not yet
the suit paid for he was married In
fire year* ago," said the little tailor on
the side street. The florist, the livery
man. the caterer and the Jeweler stand
hat In baud for their bills, which s|icll
some o f the extravagances o f the*«
care free folks. One long haired dti-
ten whose profession makes bis artis
tic tcm|>emiueiit peculiar says be has
three degree* o f obligation—debts of
honor, debts o f a gentleman and some
not worth mentioning. The first class
were those the sheriff compelled pay
ment, the second those who could wait
Indefinitely for n geutlemau's conven
lence. When he was naked concerning
the debts to the town tradesmen he
looked Injured and said they were too
vulgar to speak of. When last winter
one o f those tradesmen committed sul
cldc lji_. sheer.despair he said, "Th e
poor beast tnke* life too seriously.”
7 ho handsomest touring car In our
towu I m owned (at least we think It U
owned; by n man who haa mortgaged
his home nnd laughs patronizingly In
the face o f dozen* o f town rredltora.
"The Worst Trust.”
Fortunately the dishonest debt folks
are not many or all business would be
disorganized and Industry would come
to a standstill Unfortunately the oth
er fellow has to pay part o f the bill of
those who keep up luxury or the ap
pearance of luxury. Merchunta must
charge more for tbelr gooda to make
up the percentage o f losa, and the
whole community haa to support folks
who would not apeak to you on tbe
The worst trust la not tbe
predutory form o f capital which gov
ernmental financiers and lawmaker*
try to curb, but that which Is asked so
oaslly by customer and granted so re
luctantly by merchant and frequently
never liquidated. It Is an easy habit
to form. Simply live beyond your In
come and try to keep up appearances.
Raise your children as If they were
rich Cultivate the taste o f a million
aire on the pocket o f poverty. Dress
the now-born baby In garments rich be
yond need, bury tbe dead in style that
Will make the neighborhood gape in
awe. From tbe wood o f the cradle to
the marble o f tbe grave do things In
large style. Tobacco, drink, gambling,
tho fearful extravagance of spend
thrift women, caused by tbe craze for
dress aud desire to outshine socially—
these are tbe money affairs that cause
nine-tenths o f the domestic unhappl
nos* nnd about the anine proportion o f
wrecks In the business world.
Th* Nightmare of Debt.
Debt is the great force master. It
u p s vitality. Not many honest people
can be In serious debt without worry
aud anxiety. Many a man drags about
tbe debt skeleton of past extrava
gances. Young man, don't get Into
debt liefore you are married. Cut
down dress, cigars, social life, and save
to have a little balance to begin with.
If possible buy your cage when you
gel your bird. Debt rides on the back
of pride. When you marry don’t let
any false pride tempt you Into an elab
orate wedding beyond your means.
Gloves, bouquets, cabs and costly sou
venirs may meau a bugbear o f debt
for many a day to come. Don’t fur
nish your house oti Installments. Let
every slick o f furniture be Individual,
pun-base few in uumber. but let it l>e
your own—and thank God. Don't try
to keep up the social pace you did be
fore you were married. Look out for
the loan shark. Live your own lives
nnd be honest. When tbe day comes
that will mean a new life In your hone
expenses will be many, but you will
Is- able to meet them with honest eyes
Tbe nightmare o f debt makes men
walk with downcast eyes by day aud
produces nights that mean dishonor,
suicide or prison.
I’ ut a motto on
your wall—"O w e no m »n anything.”
Are In Good
By H OLLAND.
R. BUSINESS M AN, have
you ever thought that
advertising puts you In good
company? It Is an old saying
that a man Is kuowu by the
company he keeps.
you join the ranks o f the ad
vertisers you Join the ranks
o f the biggest and most suc
cessful merchants and manu
facturers o f the world
How many concerns can
you name In Chicago. In New
York, In Kansas City, In Bos
ton, In any large city In the
country? Nome them and you
will notice that all are big
advertisers and all are lead
ers In their lines. Ask your
friends to name tin- most suc
cessful merchants they know
In the big cities and in each
case the name o f a great ad
vertiser will be mentioned.
The same rule Is true of
smaller cities nnd towns. The
successful merchants are the
advertisers. The advertiser
stamps himself ns one hav
ing confidence In himself and
his wnres, ns one proud o f his
calling and seeking publicity
and the test o f patronage.
JOIN T H E R A N K S
O F SUCCESSFUL
Buy all goods o f home
merchants and help to
make Falls City greater
May 9 In American History.
1771) Washington wrote that the Con
tiuental force was little more than
a skeleton of an army.
1781 —Washington's army had but two
days' rations ahead.
1804 -General John Sedgwick, leader
o f the Federal tflitb corps, killed
by a sharpshooter at KpotUylvanla.
Va , born at Cornwall, Conn , 1810.
1911—Colonel Thomas Wentworth Hlg
ginson, author, historian and Fed-
era I soldier, died; born 1823.
ASTRO NO M ICAL EVENTS.
Kvenlng stars: Mars, Venus, Saturn.
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. Con
stellation Leo itbe Lion), which In
cludes the Hb kle. seen duo southwest
about 9 p. m.
May 10 In American History.
TH E CONQUERED BANNER.
U R L that banner for *t)a weery.
Round It* staff tie droopla* Iraarr-
Furl It. fold It; it la boat.
For there’a not a man to wava It.
And there’* not a «word to ear* It.
And tbere'a not one left to lave It
In the blood whicb heroe* cave It.
And ita foea now acorn and brava It.
Furl It. hide It. lot It rest.
Taka the banner down! 'Tie tattered.
Broken I* Ita etaff end ■ bettered.
And th* valiant hosts ara «cat ter ad
Over whom It floated high.
Oh. 'tla hard for us to fold It,
Hard to think there'* non* lo hold It
Hard that thoae who ones unrolled It
Now must furl It with a sigh!
1782 -The British commander In Amer
ica, General Carleton, formally no
tified General Washington o f peace
Furl that banner, furl It aedlr.
measure* In Knglund to end war.
One* ten thousand ballad It gladly.
1804—By direction o f General U. 8. And tan thousand wildly, madly
Swore It should forever wav*.
Grant three separate attacks were
Swore that foe man'» sword should never
made on the Confederate fortifica Hearts Ilka theirs entwined dissever
tions at Spottsylvania. The Second, TUI that flag should float forever
O’er tbelr freedom or their grave.
Fifth and Sixth corps lost 4,000
killed and wounded, their oppo Furl I t for th* hands that grasped It
nents less than 2,000.
And the heart* that fondly clasped It
Cold end dead are lying low.
1869— First railroad to the Pacific (Un
And that banner. It la trailing.
Ion Pacific) completed.
While around it sounds the walling
1904—Henry M. Stanley, Journalist and
Of Its people In tbelr w oe
explorer, died; born 1841.
A8TRO N O M IC AL EVENTS.
Evening stars: Mars, Venus, Saturn.
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. The
lone star, Cor Hydrae (the Solitary
One), low In the southwest about 8:30
p. m., belongs to constellation Hydra.
May 11 In American History.
For. though conquered, they adore It.
Love the cold dead hands that bore It.
Weep for those who fell before i t
Pardon those who trailed and tor* IL
And, oh, wildly they deplore It
Now, to furl and fold It so!
Furl that banner! T ru e 'tla gory.
Tat 'tla wreathed around with glory.
And ’ twill live In song and story
Though Ita folds are In the dust
For Its fame on brightest page*.
Penned by poets and by sages.
Rhsll go sounding down ths age*.
Furl Its folds though now wa must
1778—Washington and his generals at
Valley Forge renounced allegiance
to K ing George 111. and took oath Furl that banner softly «lowly.
acknowledging the United State* to Treat It gently—It la holy—
For It droop* above the dead.
be “ free. Independent and sover
Touch It not—unfold It never—
Let It droop there furled forever.
1864—Cavalry combat at Yellow T av
For Its people's hopes are fled.
—Abnun Joseph Ryan.
ern, six miles from Ricbmond.
General J. E. B. Stuart's Confeder
An Outlet For Her Feelings.
ate corps disputed the road to Rich
Tbe lovely young lady and her bore-
mond with General P. H. Sheri
dan's column. Stuurt was mortally some escort were sitting In the draw
ing room. He had taken her to the
theater and brought her safely home,
which was really all that waa required
ASTRO N O M IC AL EVENTS.
Evening stars; Mars, Venus, Saturn. o f him. But still he stayed and talked
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. Four and coaldn't seem to know what polite
stars o f constellation Corvus, forming yawna signified.
Finally the yonng woman said:
a quadrangle, seen, due south, low
"Mr. Rubbitin. would you mind doe-
about 8:30 p. w.
Ing that door? I feel a d r a ft"
He tried aod tried, but the door
1780—Surrender o f Charleston, S. C.
“ I fear It can’t be done." be an-
by General Benjamin Lincoln to nounced.
“ Y’ es, It can. If you know how.” said
1804—Battle In the "Bloody Angle" at she. "You have to dose It from the
Spottsylvania. General Hancock's outside.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Second corps carried the outer line
" I wouldn't have believed It o f her."
o f Confederate works. Federal Iosa,
“ Neither would I. Jane la tbe last
7,000 killed and wounded; Confed
girl In the world I would have thought
erate about 4,000.
such a thing of.”
“ She doesn't seem like that sort o f
ASTRO N O M IC AL EVENTS.
Evening stars: Mars, Venus, Saturn.
“ Indeed, she doesn't I'd have taken
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. 81x
my oath that she wouldn't do such a
stars In vertical liue south of east be
long to constellations Serpens and
"Oh, you never can tell. I’ve known
Ophiuchus, the latter but partly above
girls who have been to college to do
the horizon at 8:30 p. m.
“ W ell, what did Jane do. anywayT*
“ W hat did she do? She led a heart
1776—"T h e Guard o f the Commander when Agnes was sitting there with a
In Chief," George Washington, or whole handful o f clnbs.” — Detroit
ganized In New York.
Pursuant Free Press.
to Washington's dictum, “ Put none
but Americans on guard!” the corps
was composed o f native born citi
A man called upon a physician for
advice. Tbe physician diagnosed tho
1783—Society o f tbe Cincinnati formed case ae one o f nerves and prescribed
at Flshklll, N. Y., In Baron Steu accordingly. The fee waa $6 and the
prescription $2. Tbs man had only 95.
1804—Tw o Federal corps constituting H e said to tbe physician:
the Army o f the James, command
"Doc. $5 Is all 1 have. Lend me $3
ed by General B. F. Butler, cap and I'U have the prescription filled.*'
tured Confederate fortifications at
The physician gazed at the men for
Drury's Bluff, near Richmond.
a moment, then said; " I have made a
1866—Last battle o f the civil war; a mistake In my diagnosis. Your nerve
skirmish at Palmetto Ranch, near Is ail righ t You are afflicted with an
Brazos Santiago, Tex.
enlarged gall. There la no remedy for
ASTR O N O M IC AL EVENTS.
Evening stars: Maro, Venue, Saturn.
She Might Do That Muoh.
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. Po
” 1 wish.” he said, "you would wear a
laris (North Star) white, conspicuous green wig.”
about 8:30 p. m., due north from zen
"But,” she replied, “ this red one la
ith, with an extensive blank area to more becoming to me.”
"1 can't help that My eyes ere
rather weak, and green la restful to
May 12 In American History.
May 13 In American History.
May 14 In American History.
1787—General Washington met with
the first constitutional convention
In Independence ball, Philadelphia.
1864—Flrat severe fighting o f the cam
paign for Atlanta began at Resa
1906—Carl Schurz, noted German-
Amerlcan scholar and publicist,
died; born 1830.
"There goes that Mrs. Gadabout Do
you know. I'v e beard that her poor
husband la absolutely tied to her apron
“ Nonsense I I don't believe she's had
an apron on since they've been mar
ried.” —Philadelphia Ledger.
A8TR O N O M IC AL EVENTS.
Evening stare: Mara. Venus, Saturn.
Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. Con
atellation Auriga, In the northwest la
distinguishable by the first magnitude
star Capella, creamy white on the east
ern rim o f the Milky way, about 8:30
Customer (who Is being shaved)—
Did you pass ths civil service exami
B arber-Yes, sir.
Customer—Well, you ought to get
the appointment if they* Is anything
In a pull.—Cincinnati Enquirer.
"She's head over heels In love with
"T h at so T*
"Yea, she's got to tbe point where
she can't see how she can possibly live
without the automobile be owns.” —De
troit Free Press.
Hew It Happened.
Aunt Nancy—So you didn't forget
your w ife when you w is down th en
In New York thie trip, Eben?
Uncle Eben (her husband)—I couldn’t,
Nancy. Every durn girl 1 met kept
rubbln* ft Into me nbont bein’ n m ar
AD V E R TISE R S.
Danger on E very Hand.
"Oh, see the sunbeams dancing on
the w aves!" said the poetic girl.
"Don’t look I" exclaimed tbe severe
woman. "H ow do we know they aren't
dancing tbe tango or the turkey trot?'
“ Did that young man kiss yon Inst
"Mother, do you suppose that he
came all tbe way up here Just to hear
me sing?” —Fun.