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FALLS eiTY NEWS
IS FOOL'S PARADISE
O nly AMERICA* <
Don’t Let Smoke From Munition
Factories Cloud Your Brain
With Belief It’s Abiding.
KALLS CITY OREGON, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER «J, 1910
New Fall Goods
Are Now Beginning to
F o rg e t N o t th e D ire C o n d itio n ! W h ic h
Depreeeod T h le C o u n try U n d e r th e
D e m oo re tio F ree T ra d e T a r if f P rio r
to th e W a r— T h e y W ill R e tu rn to
P la g u a and H u n g e r Y ou Unloaa th e
R epublloana A re R eetorod to P ow er.
“ When we contemplate Industrial
and commercial condition«." snvs Mr
Hughes, “ we ace that we are llvtug In
a fool'a pamdlae." Tbla la the condl
lion to which the administration and
Ita aupporters buve deliberately closed
their eye« When the war cloud broke
over Europe thla country waa expert
dicing the uioat aerloua depression It
had known aluce 180.1, when the I)eiuo
rratlc party and Ita potlclea were In
full control o f the United States.
Suddenly there came from over the
ara a demand for muultloua of war.
clothing, food, supplies, everything
needed by vast armies and by coun
tries whoao sons were taken from the
ttrld and the workshop, never to re
Aa a result our exports and the bal
ance o f trade In our favor have reach
ed figures far surpassing any ever be
fore known. Temporarily, especially In
tbo east, there ta no lack of work at
high wages, for Europe must pay
whatever price America asks.
thoughtful person would Imagine that
thla condition la anything like real
H ow falsa It Is we In
Oregon, who have the clearer vision,
hecatiae not clouded by the smoke from
munitions factories, have fully felt and
What the Republican candidate for
president says about It the Democrats
know to be true:
"Our opponents promised to reduce
the cost o f living.
This they have
fnlled to do. but did reduce the op
portunltles o f making a living I.et us
not forget the conditions that existed
In this country under the new tariff
prior to the war. Production had de
C ART ER. in New York Evening Sun.
creased: business was languishing;
new enterprises were not undertaken:
Instead o f expansion there was cur
tallinent, and our streets were filled
beginning to see a possibility In tbs
Pitiless publicity, says Mr. Hughes; |
with the unemployed."
near future o f regululng their self re have a heart, say the Democrats.
Tho suspension of these conditions ; spect
Is not nntlon wide, only sectional, and
Of Mr. Wilson It may be said he
depends upon the duration of the war.
a few Democrats
This administration seems to have meant well, hut lie now finds himself
Those who think otherwise are Indeed
sold everything it could, from the na j hurled under the evidence of Ineffl- each election year to be strictly
living In a fool's paradise.—Portland
tion's houor down to the smallest rural I deucy that Mr Hughes bus brought independent. I f it supported Re
publicans all the time, it would
By protecting ourselves we have
in a large way been able to
secure goods at old prices. Re
cently there has been some
FIGURE FOR YOUR FALL RE
Q U IR E M E N T S
T H IS YEAR.
SELIG’i Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition” .
X u vd m o3
n o ta io
p m q v io j
*U 3 P ° W
“ I ’VE 11AD ENOUGH OF I T ! ”
Secretary Daniels says this Is no
There are those who assert that
time for politics. And It's uo time for I Woodrow Wilson Is a clever politician
But how do they account for his re
(Headline—W eekly bulletin Issued i Becretary Daniels cither.
mark to a committee of women, call
by Democratic Campaign Committee.)
Senator Lewis, defending the presi ing upon him, to the effect that If they
F o r H ughes.
F o r W ils o n .
on his “ too proud to tight" ex made suffrage "the paramount Issue
Theodore Roosevelt Bain bridge Colby
pression Intimates that It was due | of this campaign," he would "lose
Francis J. lleney
solely to the Ignorance o f his audience all respect for them?" The women
Oscar 8. Straus
that the popular Interpretation that of tho enfranchised States assert that
has been put upon It waa evolved, uud this threat will cost Wilson the presl
Hlrnm W. Johnson Matthew Hale
that anyway It didn't mean what It dency.
Jnmes A. Oarflold
appeared to mean. The latter state
Chester IT. Rowell
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ment can he taken with some degree
Albert J. Beveridge
IN P R E P A R E D N E S S T H E A D
o f confidence, ns It Is ^ulte a well
William Allen White
known fact that most o f tho things the
M IN IS T R A T IO N H A S F O L
George W. Perkins
president says do not menu what they
LO W ED . NO T LED.
Harold L. Ickes
are supposed to mean.
George I,. Record
In the demand for reasonable
Henry J. Allen
preparedness the administration
Secretary Redfield has presented
Charles J. Davenport
has followed, not led.
another of those living Illustrations of
Stew art Macdonald
who demanded more adequate
tbo old adage that “ fools rush In
Horace S. Wilkinson
forces were first described ns
where angels fear to tread," with one
"nervous and excited."
Important modification. The differ
TT. P. Gardner
about n year and a half ago we
once In the 8ecretary'rf caso la that he
Eton II. Hooker
were told that the question of
walked right In and turned arouud
F. P. Corrlck
preparedness was not a pressing
and was kicked right out again.
Clarence F. Dodge
one; that the country had been
misinformed. Later, under the
Charles S. Bird
The Democratic contingent In the
pressure o f other leadership, this
W. W . Seymour
Senate Is all worked up over the fact
attitude was changed. The nd
William Hamlin Child*
that the terms of the treaty for the
ministration. It was said, had
W. D. Stevens
purchase of the Danish West Indies
"learned something,” and It made
"leaked out.” "Pitiless publicity," you
n belated demand for an In
understand, has been consigned to the
creased army. Even then the
scrap heap with a lurge assortment of
demand was not prosecuted con
vadlous other Democratic policies and
sistently and the pressure ex
erted on oougress with respect
to other administrative measures
The fact that the Democratic cam-
Housewives In need of pork recipes
was notably absent.
palgn managers have booked Secre
W e are told that the defects re
tary Daniels for a speech In Maine j should address the Wilson admlnlstra
vealed by the present mobiliza
seems to Indicate that they have aban tlon.
tion are due to the “ system." But
doned all hope o f carrying the state
Mr. Wilson has made no reply to
It was precisely such plain de
and simply don't care what happens
the charges o f Mr. Hughes la he still
fects that under the constant
to the ticket in the September election
too proud to fight?
warnings o f recent years, with
the whole world Intent on mili
Senator J. Ham Lewis, a spokesman
By the way his opponents are abus
tary concerns, should have been
for the administration. In attempting
studied and rectified. The ad
to apologize for tho prealdeut'a molly- ing him', It Is evident that»Mr. Hughes
ministration has failed to dis
coddle expression that we are “ too has touched them ou the raw.
charge Its responsibilities. Ap
proud to fight,” explains that ft Is an
parently It is now seeking to
No apology which tho Wilson ad
old Latin quotation. But tho people
meet political exigencies by Its
already know that It la out o f date and ministration can make for Its futile
naval program. But It has Im
and Irritating Mexican policy will sat
the expression o f a decadent nation.
■ ■ "
posed upon the country an In
isfy the American people.
lacked conspicuously the two charac
competent naval administration.
“ W e don't want to maintain a potltl
—From Mr. Hughes' Speech of
cal almshouse,” remarked Mr. Hughes teristics which Hughes promises—a
to the North Dakota farmers, and a friendly spirit and a firm hnnd
"M o c k
D r if t
to W ilto n
S ta m p e d !.“
A p p ro a c h # !
nation applauds blm._ Americans are
not be independent.— Monitor.
Shades o f Judas!
“ M U ST”
don’ t have a very independent
twang to an American citizen.
But why confine the “ must” to a
Why not take
under the shadow o f thy protect
ing ( independent ) wing, the
Socialist, the Prohi, and theanti-
Prohi? MUST the independent
newspaper smile alike upon the
“ just and the unjust?” May not
a newspaper advocate the princi
ples o f Socialism, or Republican
ism, or Democracy and retain its
independence? No need to bow
to the leader o f any party.
It seems that the Monitor’s
conception o f an independent
newspaper is one that can play
sweet with both parties.
THOUGHTFUL PEOPLE ARE ASKINGFOR
"Y Omaris CRgcoktes
— no matter what stylo of
chocovates your friends
prefer, they are packed
under this well known
In 50c and $1 00
and $2 00
BONDS IN TIMES OF PEACE
House tells us so.
“ He kept us out o f w ar.” Y e t McCormick adds that it is the
the Democrats o f the Senate, President who has “ kept us out
with full approval o f the Secre o f w a r.” Y e t here we are issu
tary o f the Treasury— who hap ing $130,000,000 in bonds.
pens to be also a son-in-law o f
The dilema is interesting.
the man who “ kept us out o f
Which horn will the apologists
war” — proposes a bond issue o f
the administration take?
♦130,000,000 to meet the expen
ses incident to the mobilization we are at peace, if we have really
o f the National Guard and to pay been “ kept out o f w ar,” why
the cost o f keeping them there are we to have $130,000,000 o f
The great railroad strike has until January 1, 1917.
bonds to pay for the upkeep of
Nobody outside o f Heaven and
been headed off until such a time
an army in the field? I f we are
as the railroad companies can get the White House knows whv the at war, what becomes o f the chief
Guardsmen were ever sent to the
slogan o f the Democratic party?
into court. The law as it stands
border in the first place or why
The issuance o f bonds in times
will never go into effect; it never
they have been kept there—and
o f peace ¡is no novelty when a
was intended to.
There was a thus far no information has been
Democrat sits in the White House.
political crisis staged and it was forthcoming from either place.
Cleveland did it—and for sixteen
planned that Woodrow should do There is more than a suspicion years he was referred to as “ the
the rescue stunt. It made no d if that the mobilization was ordered last Democratic President.’ ’ W il
ference if the law were unconsti for some obscure political pur son will do it—and he will suc
tutional, as there would be no pose not entirely disconnected ceed to Cleveland’s title for even
chance for a decision until after with the Wilson campaign for & longer period.
Even before the re-election. Whatever the mo
President signed the bill, reac tive, the bill o f expenses runs to
QUALIFIED FOR CITIZENSHIP?
tion began; Congress became a pretty figure. To meet it, the
A Washington Justice o f the
ashamed o f having allowed poli
ticians to use them as tools and bond issue which will (entail not Peace imposed only a nominal
plans are being made to amend only the payment o f their lace fine on a couple o f aliens charged
The bill provided nice fat value, but|a long-continued annu with carrying firearms unlawfully
on their promise to take out citi
jobs for three more “ deserving al interest charge.
The White zenship papers.
1 We are at peace.