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FALLS CITY NEWS
IN ARGENTINE WIN
HOT STREET FIGHT
Buanot Aires Patrolled and All Rioters
liuuiina Airea. April 1ft.—Argon
tin» at »tlied with war and anti-war
In Bueuoa Aina pacitiata in a
»i'll orgunizml group, had a pitch
ed battle with pro war advocate*—
and won. It »as a tiurcely fought
in»)»» for a abort time. Today
the peace advocatca weia pDnning
a monster demooatratiou for late
thin allemoon, under th« leader-
ahip ol former Minister of Foreign
Practically ull Argentine pro
vince* reported diatiirhancea on
Sunday, created by peace and war
agitatora. Police in every section
were dealing nupaitially with the
A survey today of the damage
done to German property indicated
there might have been some lives
lout, all hough the ollicial govern
ment insisted simply that many
were wounded, mostly from aabrei
wielded by tho gendarmes. A
number ol Germaua and aeveral
policemen were injured. There
was unquestionably aouie deaths.
The damaged building* included
the German club, the Kaiaerhot
hotel, the German consulate and
officer* of German newspapers.
Ol the later, the building* occupied
by La Union was the most wreck
Great forces of guards patrolled
the city and the German property
today and the government has an
nounced etriugeiit precautions to
prevent further outbreaks. It is
understood Germany will formally
deuiaud reparation lor the attack
and loss ol her citizen* property.
Argentine socialiat met today
and formally adopted resolutions
urging the peace In the mean
time, the newspaper LsPronza, ed
itorially demanded punishment ol
everybody connected with the use
ol tho Argentine Hag on tho steamer
Moute I’rotegido, the torpedoing of
which aroused the latest storm of
imti-Gorman feeling here. La
Prenza insisted that the Monte
Protegido was illegally flying the
Argentine colors, not being regis
tered as an Argentine vessel. ¥
SHOOTING IT TO PIECES.
In the past three years there
have been proposed in Congress
Ninety-nine amendments to the
Constitution of the United States
covering twenty-seven different
subjects. (See N. A. Review for
Some of them are not altogether
unreasonable but most of them
are revolutionary and if adopted
by the people would completely
change the foundations of our
government, says David Jayne
The amount of attention given
to these propositions, to shoot the
good old constitution full of holes
with political experiments, in the
press of the country is very
If the items in the'general pro
gram to overthrow the old safe
guards and checks and balances
are mentioned at all it is in a
very casual manner as if tinker
ing were commendable.
The fact is overlooked that
powerful organizations are back
ing the revolutionizing tendencies
and a certain school of highbrows
disparage the Constitution as an
The casual judgment of any
mere majority .of voters is to be
set up as the ultimate standard
FALLS CITY OREGON, SATURDAY. APRIL 21, 1917
of right and the so'e authority o f ; uracy. A curious paradox which
law, with certain undefined con w« trust will not b» realized.
That a system of control of pub- j
ceptions of “ humanity."
IS ENDED BY DEATH
must be maintained in war
Universal suffrage with all
questions submitted to a popular time no one will deny. The Anuer-,
vote are to take the plane of the icari pres* will ueicorue it. New* Brothers Had Not tpokon for 20
fundamental charter of our liber ol military or other value to the : Years— John D. Will Attend Funeral.
ties which guarantees every citi enemy must I ni rigidly excluded.,
Rut thu present administration
zen “due process of law.”
New York, April 16.—Death to
It is high time the press of our give* evidence of seeking an entire- day ended the 17-year-old feud be
country gave some attention to ly different sort of censorship. The tween John I). Rockefeller and his
the raids of political agitators scope ol the censorship proposals brother, Frank. The billionaue
who with plausible pretence of introduced at the last bchsioii oil king announced that he would
giving the people rights are real which include criticism of official attend his brother’s funeral at
ly undermining their freedom.— blundering ami inefficiency. We Cleveland.
can understand that the present
Industrial News Bureau.
It took the reaper to settle the
administration which has d"inon- grim silent hatred that existed, for
straled an exceptional incapacity what reason they themselves only
TOO MUCH PROFESSIONALISM.
for dealing competently with mili knew, Ifetweeu the two brothers for
In all western states probably tary und naval problems, would nearly a score of years.
more school laws were passed l'ko to carry on its movements be "John D. Rockefeller and Wil-
than for any other one subject.
hind an impassable »nil of cunsor- Iflaiii Rockefeller will attend the
In Idaho nearly thirty new ed ahip. But if congre-e makes the
funeral of their brother, Frank, in
ucational measures were put government immune from public Cleveland,’’ was the laconic official
through and the same will be discussion of its cour>e of action it statement from Rockefeller’s Stand
found true of other states.
will not only commit an offense ard Oil officera here today.
These laws do not originate against the right of self-defense
Neither friend*, associates, mu
with the people who pay the b e l o n g i n g to the nation b it it will tual business interests, nor family
taxes and buy school books and make itself accomplice in the er- < ties succeeded in breaking down
send their children to school.
rors of th» executive dopurtinent*. the mysterious will between the
In some of these, states nearly
What censorship piotected in two men. For 17 years they neither
half the total appropriations were England congress knows. The spoke, wrote nor so much as refer
for what is termed higher educa lately of the empire was in ths bal red to each other. It w»s to each
tions and professions.
ance; British live* »ere being aa though the other did not exist.
The time is coming when the squandered and Biitish strength
They were churns in hoyhood.
tax limit will he reached and the wasted until a newspaper editor They fougtit tueir early business
people will rebel against too defied the censorship and at the battles side by side. They shared
much professional education.
risk of impri-onmeut and ruin told their first success as they had
There is no sound argument for the English the truth.
shared their childhood poverty.
o/er-crowding the prefessions
We want no such folly in our They were unusually close as bro
with too many persons educated country, Proper censorship we thers.
at public expense.
will “have. But no such blind re The break cas e in 1900. In
The learned professions do not liance upou officialdom *6 Mr. that year Frank Rockefeller an
become producers but most of Wilson seems to favor.—Chicago nounced that he had left the Stan
them must be provided with sal Tribune.
dard Gil Company never to return;
and that he bad taken a vow never
If that were all it might be en
again to speak to his brother. The
dured but investigation will show
was said to have been over
that most of the new laws in The press that is loudest in its
endorsement of President Wil
creasing taxes originate there.
spent part of each
The state educational machines son’s war policy comprises the
are busy creating positions, new very ones that last autumn were from New York and Frank from
departments and institutions, and insisting that he should be re
elected because “ he had kept the his ranch in Kansas. They lived
not far apart, but they studiously
In place of serving the people country out of w ar.”
seeing or hearing of each
No discordant note is in order
they expand the functions and
emoluments of the machine and now, but deep down many people
are asking if he had followed out Even when he knew he was go
ing to die. Frank prohibited those
Western states need more pro his sending of the fleet to Vera
him informing his brother
ducers and less professionals— Cruz, by establishing a stable
more industrial education and less government in Mexico, whether
any such situation as now con Nothing vexed Frank Rockefel
ler more than io be referred to as
fronts us would have arjsen.
We sometimes think that the
Frank Rockefeller, stock-
ZEITUNG DISPLAYS WILSON
American people are growing
and John D. was do
fickle and unreliable, especially
President's Picture in Window at War those who take the hysterical
Not loug ago William Rockefel
emissions from the Washington
made an unsuccessful attempt
press as a guide to public opinion.
the two brothers.
he made a large
A picture of President Wilson,
fortune in stocks, did not begin tu
draped with the Stars and Stripes
N0THIN6 LIKF IT
equal his brother John’s fortune,
now graces the office of the
Deutsche Zeitung. the two-lan A local newspayer is absolutely but he lavished as much care and
guage newspaper, at Fourth and necessary to any community. It affection on his seven-mile square
Salmon streets. It is said that a is the home paper that keeps the farm in Kansas as John D. has on
committee of Spanish-Anieriean people in touch with each other by his Pocanlico Hills estate.
war veterans called on the editor giving them the news of their own
and “ persuaded'’ him to put it neighborhood and county. For
WANTS WHEAT STANDARDS
that alone they are of value and
An ardent advocate of reform
Until a week ago the windows worth far more than the small in the present methods of stand- j
of their office were devoid of pa-
izing wheat in this country is Sen
riotfc decorations. On the day the local pride and progressive
ator Asle J. Gronna of North Da
the war resolution was passed by
kota, who claims that the people
Congress pictures of Washington
his state alone lost more than
and Lincoln, with flag draperies, community than a community
in the year 1916 be
ever spends on them. The daily
paper, with its large news service cause of the present system. Last
The absence of the President’s and quicker facilities may, in
season there was a great deal of
picture had been noted and com some instances overshadow the
hot weather,wheat ripened early,
mented on by passers-by. Ore weekly, but the weekly home
paper fills a place in the hearts of and there was much light grain
people that a daily cannot fill. on the market. Inas much as the
It appears that some of the pa the
It comes to your home as an old farmers at present are paid for
triots are mistaking “ partyism” and tried friend while the daily as
wheat on a weight basis they re
for patriotism. A display of the a stranger. —Myrtle Point Enter
in 1916 only about 50 % of
Stars and Stripes would have prise.
value for milling purposes
Yet there are men with large
been sufficient insofar as outward
product. On the other
holdings who should be vitally
appearances are concerned.
the consumer of
interested in every enterprise for
the upbuilding of the town thro the flour made from that wheat
pique or spite use their influence paid for it what he would pay for
flour made from heavier grain,
AND ILLEGITIMATE. against their home paper, sending the great profit going to the mil
any business they have to other
While the new regime in Russia towns and then wonder why taxes lers
Senator Gronna believes
relaxes censorship and asserts the are high; that they can’t rent the present system should give
freedom of the press, the Democra their houses and when they bor place to a standardization test
based on the milling value of the
tic powers in democratic America row their home paper they also grain, and thus give to the farmer
wonder why it is such a little
propose a censorship of the kind thing. Every town has such fel the compensation to which they
maintained by Russia’s fallen auto- lows.
are rightfully entitled.
Having bought out Mr. Brentner’s
stock I have established a bargain
section of various items and rem*
Call in and inspect, you w ill find
some excellent values.
S ELIG ’i
Cash Price Store,
"Meeting and Beating Competition”.
WE SELL TH E BEST
Today, tomorrow, or next week you
will find the best that can be bought
at any time or any place.
SHOES AND LOGGERS SUPPLIES
Prices as low as consistent with
FALLS CITY LOGGING & LUMBER CO.
HIGH COST OF LIVING
Can often be reduced if a family keeps a house
checking account. Open a checking account for
your wife and let her pay the household bills by
check. There is no reason why the same busi
ness methods should not prevail at home as well
as at the office. This bank will take pleasure in
explaining the rules of banking to lady depositors.
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