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FALLS CITY NEWS
KALLS LITY OREGON. SATURDAY, MAY 6, 1917
j subdue the United States before
Jt Uniteli States
While the secret service agents
would have been just like Ger
are running down spy suspects
man cleverness, having won the
and seditious utterances are be
present war, to proceed to throw
ing punished as they should,
the hardearned winnings fra r
Submarine War there is a class of traitors to the
her head by invading the United
1 Nation which we should take
jsome means of patting securely
The glibness of the militarist FRANCE AND 8REAT BRITAIN IN
out of the way, in detention
is his most extraordinary charac
DANSER OF STARVATION. DE
camps—or t h e penitentiary.
teristic, perhaps, though, his
STRUCTION OF SHIPPING
They are traitors; and they are
credulity runs it a close race.
far more dangerous than many
This eloquence of the militarist
of the deluded foreign sympath
is devoted with single-minded
izers. I mean the SPECULA
ness to one paramount object, of Over 400,000 Toni Sunk In One
course: Universal military ser
Week* People Have Been De
it will boot us little to speed up
vice (conscription) and a big
ceived by Ceneored Newa
agriculture and food production,
if this class of traitorous harpies
GERM AN INVASION i we know that there is a war.
An Editorial In INI Topika Capital
Daplotlnf the Dangara of an
Invasion of tho Carmans
Delayed In Transit
What most impressed the aud
itor ot a militarist who has it
planned out that Germany was
in the not remote future to come
over and "lick the United
States" was his glibness.
It was so easy. First, all Ger
After being delayed in transit over
many had to do was to "win the
war" now in progress. " If"
a month the beautiful line of Ladies
Germany wins the war "then"
she will proceed to march over
High top lace shoes from the famous
London, May 2.-.Adm iral Lord are alllowed free rein t0 maniPu*
and conquer the United States.
A BRILLIANT IDEA.
Beresford, speaking in London J at^ the ™ark®t;
makers of Ladies high grade shoes Utz
We should succumb, though hav
that the repre and complaing of the incomplete- I J e splend.d loyalty of Labor,
ing guns on the Atlantic seaboard
& Dunn of New York City are at last
that will shoot a mile over the top sentatives of a few of the big ness of the official returns of thefof the common men and women,
of the highest mountain in the papers of the Pacific Coast, who submarine sinkings, said that the «n the.r response to the Nation s
in our store.
cal1- dea*rv,e that ^ should be,
world (ML Everest is nearly six are attending a meeting of the losses were appalling.
, miles high) and nearly 30 miles
; i*een on the matter that he was these useless and dangerous para
in distance. Our seaboard cities advocated the admission
You will find them reasonably priced
sites, protected from the suffer-
would be obliged to "hand over" Chinese and Japanese coolie lab r ¡riC|jne(j to risk the penalties of
an indemnity of three to five bil during the war. They were to the defense of the realm act and ¡"g which will follow the mani-
in comparison with city store prices.
be permitted to work on farms tell the people himself, because Pulat.on of the prices of the com-
How? Not against the com only. This would give the "Se until they were informed they mon necessar.es of hfe. And the
We invite your inspection.
mands of Congt jb , to be sure. lective D raft” a free swing would not realize the importance speculators in money and cred.t
among the farmer boys, and fill of iH'imomv ”
The Congress iPat would have
, , •
slogan. "No Profits." we should
permitted an indemnity of some their places with Japs and Chinks.
This government, also, iswak.nf ad(j the s|ogan ..No Spectlla.
billions to be paid on such a scare
up to the seriousness of the sub tion."
could not return to its consti is a German plot. What better marine war Germany is waging
Close the stock exchanges, if
tuencies. Its members would w’ould they want than to get all on shipping. England has never,
necessary. We do not need them.
be in peril of lynch law. Grant
until after the United States de Not now. But we can use the
ed all the militarist so far alleg- trenches and the country filled clared war, been quite frank in individual speculators at the
ed, the imagined indemnity »ou*d “P ” ith “ lot ° f
«“ • the reports of her losses. In fact
not be '•handed o v er.” The **>>» » "» regard
regard this to u t with «he has tried to create the impres business end of a hoe, cultivating
spuds.—C. C. V. in Pacific Echo
militarist might consent, but the
sion that the submarine was a
The papers represented at the
"Meeting and Beating Competition” .
country would not. New York.
failure; that an armed merchant
TH E FOOD SITUATION.
Philadelphia, Boston would be
ship would send them scuttling to
Angeles Times. Portland Oregon
the bottom. The American peo The food situation in the Uni
ian, Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
ted States is said to be assuming
The militarist had only to hear
and Spokane Spokesman-Review. ple are being rudely undeceived. serious proportions. Indeed, it
thia program glibly recited to be
The submarine war is on and
lieve it. Yet has any Canadian
there is no use to bewail the fart is predicted that there will be a
city been destroyed in three years WHAT EH0LAHD EXPECTS AS OUR that iB contrary to international famine unless there is great con
of war? Has Melbourne been
law and humanity—it is war, and servation of the supply and the
WE S E L L T H E B EST
planting of every available acre.
bombarded or asked to deliver an
"Speedy and effective naval
indemnity? Or has British sea co-operation against Germany.” along the same lines and rid the A very large sum of money has
power destroyed the forts guard says Sir. John R. Jellico.
seas of them. A great army in been appropriated to investigate.
Just what is expected to be ac
ing the Dardanelles and exacted
What England really wants, the trenches and no means of sup
Today, tomorrow, or next week you
an indemnity from Constanti and will soon demand is that the plying them with food will onlv complished by this investigation
is not clear, other than to furnish
will find the best that can be bought
nople? Has the world’s superior I United States shall furnish food, add to the burden.
at any time or any place.
sea power. French-Italian-British money and men for the trenches;
It is to be hoped that Russia some few with remunerative em
bombarded Hamburg or forced she will expect the United States will stand firm against Germany, ployment and smooth out the
SHOES AND LOG GERS S U PP LIES
wrinkles in the public mind. No
to accomplish that which she has for without her aid the war will
If Germany wins the war. failed—to subjugate Germany, be a long drawn one and many a
Prices as low as consistent with
The food shortage in this coun
How soon might that be expect that she may retrieve her fallen home rendered desolate.
ed? The longer put off the great fortunes. We are for the United
Every American citizen will do try s caused by speculators buy
er the sacrifice of precious Ger- States first, last and all the time, all they can, reasonably, to assist ing up the last year’s crop and
man lives and the greater the owjng allegience to neither King this government in the hour of contracting this year’s prospec
tive one for foreign shipment
weariness of the German people (George or Kaiser Bi||
leaving this countiy short and at
with war. But at last it comes
prices. The govern
and Germany "wins the war."
President Wilson was persuad
that the amount
What does winning the war
ed, Wednesday while at luncheon ■
mean? Instead of attacking th e 1
monarchy is that form of with M. Viviani, to send troops to contracted hy the speculators is
United States why do not the ¡.ov, rnrnent jn a community by France. Evidentally M. V. is onto ln
of. ,he normal supply
militarists try to visualize what which one person exercises sov , his job. Always fill a man s stem- *"<■ '» frant.cly urpmg everyone
to plant more crops. A la« to
German victory in Europe im ereign authority. The degener- ach before asking a favor.
prevent the hoarding of foodstuffs,
plies? It should mean accom ate form of moncrcy is tyranny,
plishing the cherished hopes of a or government for the exclusive
Can often be reduced if a family keeps a house
The United Steles is enO O d.i°"
.f,c 5 “' " i £ * • «W«1’ ‘ " t «
German hegemony of central benefit of the ruler."
checking account. Open a checking account for
with the allies, in fighting for a wlll? " y forc?,the f * 6 m * *
Europe and expansion through
your wife and let her pay the household bills by
"A Democracy is the rule of world democracy; but is England market regardless of price con*,
sincere in this policy? Her deal- tions and enable the speculator to
the near East, the Bagdad rail
check. There is no reason why the same busi
the people." "A government of ings with Ireland and other of her fill his foreign orders with a wide
road and a terminus on the Per
ness methods should not prevail at home as well
the people, by the people, for the dependencies would say, NO.
marign of profit.
sian Gulf. Winning the war sig
at the office. This bank will take pleasure in
people.” —Lincoln. The degen
By all means plant large crops,
nifies something of that sort.
the rules of banking to lady depositors.
erate form of democracy is a
LaFollette has again been guilty but first let this country be assur
The natural immediate conse
government dominated by the of treason. He has urged that a ed of sufficient to keep her from
quence would be for Germany to
will of one man and any one referendum be taken on conscrip
organize her resources for the who opposes him branded as tion and sending troops to Europe. starving before we contribute to
The "war barons” say, “ Let the the gains of the speculators.
highest development and utiliza
people be damned.”
tion of the new territorial oppor
tunities for the expansion and
The farmers who are opposed
An effort is being made by, Care and Forethought Would Have
prosperity of the empire.
to the $6.000,000 road bonds need well-meaning people, doubtless,
Prevented Many Accidents.
But instead of doing so the not worry; State Highpay Com- to raise *3.000.000 to are for c
So excellent has been the re These avoidable accidents in keep its men and have the work
militarist has always had the missioner Adams will talk it to reJ ,giouf-
physical welfare ot the soldiers putation of Southern Pacific em- volved directly the records of 195 done in such an earnest and alert
Kaiser call his people cheerfully j ,L 'f i ,? ,
sailors of _____________
the present war.
ployes for attention to duty and men. and included the dismissal way that discipline will not be
to arms against the United death if left
of fourteen men. These facts necessary. Care and forethought
_ „ , u __ carefulness that it is always to
States. It seems entirely logical
A correspondent to the Portland a ijtBe more energy in hunting be rev etted when anything oc- are hardly in keeping with what would have prevented the necess
and sane to the militarist, and
we know well enough that Ger Telegram favoring compulsary down the speculators in foodstuff curs that is not in keeping with our men themselves expect in ity of levying demerits and saved
military service as opposed to the and war material there would that record,
Southern Pacific efficiency.
the fourteen employes from dis
many is logical.
Damage to Company property missal.
If asked to take up arms again, volunteer system says:—"To raise probably be fewer explosion» in Vice-President and General
The Southern Pacific Company
to separate again from their an army of volunteers yon mnat ! »«■ehonsea .n d munition plants Manager W. R. Scott has compil from these accidents totaled over
ed figures showing the number of *12,000. This a large item in it has blazed the « ay among Amer
families and to go off on an ex- necessorily
"^cowjnijr glorify war.
i u u can’t
^am e 0f q Q( j
pedition against the United get men to volunteer if you teH Father Let us Stop the Slow accidents resulting from equip self. But the bigger question is ican roads in the Safety-First
States, without cause, what the truth about war and its hor- Starving of Belgian Children.” ment on tracks not being in to the damage to the reputation and movement In the public eye it
would be the response of the Ger- rors."
By the same token let us stopi clear. The statement covers the service of the employes involved. is still the leader in transporta
slow starving of American twelve months ending January
Discipline of men is always dis tion efficiency. To the employes
man people? Such questions are
Will this apostle of "involuntary
to managing officers, and themselves goes most of the
overlooked by the militarists, servitude” explain who favors Let us first provide for those of
of men is against credit for this prestige, and it is
who transport a couple, or a war, since they who must do the own household before we cross
.. . , .
of management. to them that the Company looks
dozen, of million soldiers over fighting must be bamboozled or the seas to display our great cou>d have been »voided bed pro
desires to to maintain it.—Bulletin.
per care been taken.
here, perfectly by wireless, and forced into the ranks.
SELIG’S, Cash Price Store,
FALLS CITY LOGGING
HIGH C O S T O F L IV IN G
BANK OF FALLS CITY.