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FALLS CITY NEWS
KALLS CITY OKLGON. SATURDAY, MAY 12. 1917
SETTIN G TH E CLOCK B AC X
Sink* Closet Down
resulted in* wholesale exemptions
■ ngland’a Curious Problem In (ho D a y
of rich or influential youths.
light Saving Sohame.
"'There also has been comment
A rurlnua problem eroae In England
on the fact that army officers who when the daylight «living »< heme,
are in a position to grant exemp which Involved setting the clock
Man Demand Increase of 80 Conte •
tions often grow rich rapidly. ahead In May and Betting It back la
October, was first broached.
Day in Wagee on Ground That They
Whatever the merits of the case Whltebouse, a mein bar o f the British
Cannot Pay Living Eipenaea.
the Argentine public believes any bouse o f common», tell* of a discos
one can escape military service if alon In the bouse o f lords and o f some
Marsh held, Or., May 7 .- The
of the objections to the change that
he has ‘puli’ or money enough."
were made In that august assembly.
big mill of the C. A. Smith com
It doesn’t require a prophet to
"A peer o f considerable wisdom, of
pany clotted down Monday and the
foresee that the conditions just great resourcefulness In debate, point
eust aide mill o f the company in
ed out wbat was going to happen,"
described as existing in Argentia aald Mr. Whltebouse. “ lie reminded
operating on only one side, an a
will very likely be duplicated in the members o f tbe bouse o f lorda that
result of a walkout o f the men in
the United States, should this re they are the eldest sons o f their par
t(ie sorting shed«. Sufficient men
ents and under our legal system cer
public depart from its free tradi tain estates descend from the father
quit work to make it impoaaible
tions and adopt compulsory mili to the eldest son.
for the others to work. What at
“ ‘ Now, take tbe case o f tha parents
who have twins, male twtna.' be aald.
titude will be taken by the com
To call such service universal is The clock is put back by one hour on,
pany will not be known until the
but another dishonest trick of the ■ay, tbe 1st o f October, at 2 o'clock In
arrival of Superintendent Arno
militarists. Any one who is at all the morning. Well, now, at 1:55 (that
la five minutes before you put back
Moreen, who is in San Francisco.
familiar with the peculiar potency tbe clock) tbe eldest twin la born, and
The men, who are working for
o f "p u ll" and who has observed in be la registered, therefore, as baring
$2.50 a day, want an increase of
been born at 1:53, at five minutes to 2.
the slightest the tremendous in on
tbe morning o f O ct 1.
50 cents. The company recently
fluence wealth possesses and
“ T h e second twin Is born ten min
promised an increase of 6 i>er cent
wields most unfairly, will not be utra later, and therefore be should be
to be paid November 1st.
entered as baring been born at five
fooled by the “ dcinozracy” dope minutes past 2 on tbe same date and
A fte r the walkout about 200 mill
dispensed by the militarists who therefore should be properly registered
men held a meeting in this city.
as tbe second and younger son. But
want compulsory service.
The leaders urged that the strikers
between the tw o births you put the
Past experience and common clock lack one bour, with tbe amazing
conduct themselves in an orderly
sense point to the extreme prob legal result that the eldest son Is born
ability that gra ft and favoritism at 1 h3 o’clock and tbe younger son la
that, on the present wages, they
born at an hour earlier, at 1.05 o'clock.’
will govern largely the working
" l i e put this rase, and there la no
cannot meet living expend is on ac
o f such a military system, and fallacy In I t That la wbat precisely
count o f high cost o f food
that the only vital feature of the may happen, and he pointed out to
their lordships that If this rase did
system will be its compulsory fea arise It would be necessary fo r them to
Taamatars Threaten Strike.
ture. It is unlikely that it will be l<asa a special act o f parliament to de
Marshfield. Or.. May 7.—Team
(ermine w hich was tbe eldest son and
sters of the city have organized genuinely universal.
which the youngest son."—Argonaut
As it is in Argenina. so we may
and state that they must receive
expect it to be in the United
MERE MAN AS A SHOPPER.
$7 a day instead of $6 or they will
not work. About 00 teamsters States. The
neither money nor influence, will Whan Ha Invadaa Woman's Stronghold,
who own their horses are involv
(ha Departmsn( Store.
be compelled to serve. The rich,
When a man wanders Into tbe de
lossessing both of these magic in partment store the rigid rules o f war
strumentalities, will escape service fare do not apply. A man In tbe rush
bour at tbe counter will be waited on
MOW UNIVERSAL SERVICE IN
altogether, or will be favored with out o f bis turn without protest from the
ARGENTINA EXEMPTS RICH | soft and comfortable berths.
women shoppers. H e U like a babe who
has strayed Into tbe No Man's Laind be
"The specious argument of the
tween tbe hostile trenches. There may
advocates o f universal compul
be a smile on either aide o f tbe coun
Should Be Mora Charitable.
ter, but In bla helpless state be appeals
sory military training is that the
There is a disposition on th e, to tbe Innate chivalry In w oman.
rich would be forced to serve un
When a man shops for himself he la
o f many of the newspapers satisfied with tbe first approximation
der such a system the same as
the poor. But is this argument o f this country to discredit any lo what be wants. When he la shop
ping for bla w ife be does uot even
correct? Would not the wealthier peace proposition made or that know wbat be wants. Lie reads some
class o f bitizens, through their might be made by Germany. and thing from a list aud asks for six yards
position of power and influence, without knowing anything with of it aud only wants assurance that be
la getting wbat he asks for. Ills lgno
escape service, while the workers, regards to the terms. Such an ranee o f tbe distinction between poplin
as usual, would have to carry the attitude would very clearly indi and crepe de cbine la a claim on tbe
cate that the said newspapers maternal Instinct In tbe heart o f tbe
saleswoman. And he does not waste
"W h at the result would be if a were not in favor of peace at this time. When a man buys half a dozen
system o f universal service were time. An honest man will listen pairs o f silk Bocks be Is sbowu a pair
and assumes that tbe other five pairs
adopted in the United States may to and understand a proposition out o f the same box w ill be tbe same.
A woman usually examines every pair
be inferred from the actual work before he turns it down.
There is a strong feeling among of tbe half dozen.
ings o f the system in Argentina,
A man In a department store Is like
the Argentine system, by the way, the people, that this war is not 81r Gals bad. Qo brings out what Is
being the one upon which the Army waged strictly for the cause of best In everybody. Saleswomen are
with him. Floorwalkers give
W ar College professes to base the "humanity," which in a great patient
blm explicit directions to tbe shoe de
system it is urging in this couutry.
partment. Elevator boys call out the
The following dispatch, sent out "unpatriotic" attitude o f many floors for him distinctly. Tbe girl at
the transfer desk guarantees delivery
recently by the United Press good loyal American citizens. This of tbe goods that same afternoon. The
Association, tells how the Argen
laws o f war are uot for blm. He Is
they will give their whole-hearted not o f tbe enemy. H e belongs to tbe
tina system works:
Red Cross.—Harper's Magazine.
"Argentina has an excellent support. This cannot be done by
little army, well officered, well
8neezing Fatal to Aviators.
In the American Magazine Is an ac
trained, well fed, well sheltered that advocates o f the "w a r
count o f Katherine 8t!nson, the girl
and generally well treated. But party.” instead o f using convinc-1 filer, who has performed the most diffi
the system by which its ranks are
“ When asked If she was afraid she
filled is savagely criticised bv terms, seemingly forgetting that
might fall, she replied tbat sneezing
Argentines. The critics are the
was the only thing she feared. She de
bulk o f the population, who assert titled to freedom o f thought and clares tbat nine-tenths o f tbe accidents
that the ‘ best people’ do not do speech. To deprive them o f this, In the air are caused by aviators losing
control o f tbeir machines by sneezing.
military duty, if they do, do it as the very foundation o f a free and
“ ‘The aviator,' says Miss Stinson,
independent government, would 'passes through numerous strata of air
“ It is the national system o f bring about a reign of anarchy o f different temperatures. He often
catches cold and sneezes violently.
conscription which comes in for ‘ that would be more terrible than When yon sneeze, for the moment you
lose all control o f yourself. I f you do
popular denunciation. Argentina the German submarine.
Not only should those opposed tbat while In the air your friends are
being a republic, the question
going to gather up your remains.’ ”
may be asked why the law is not to the war use discretion in their
changed if the majority do not words and acts, but those favor
ing it should be more circumspect
“ What la tbe moat musical lan
like it. They are trying to change
it. Several bills have been Intro than they ordinarily are.
Mill in Morshffiold
duced and some strong speeches
made in Congress, but it is slow
work. The militarists are influ
ential, if not numerous. Besides,
the ballot has not been genuinely
free in Argentina for very long.
" The Argentine system o f com
pulsory military education was a
subject of a nasty scandal five or
six years ago. when there was a
cleaning out of the medical staff,
whose duty it was to make phy
sical examination o f young men of
military age. The charge was
made that these examinations had
Slrtct Improvement Postponed.
The city council o f Dallas have
decided that on account o f ’ ’high
taxes, bad labor market and war
conditions,” that they will post
pone street improvement. A re
monstrance against the improve
ment was presented and these
reasons set forth and the council
I f the above reasons are reas
onable, and no doubt they are,
why should not the same reasons
apply to the proposed $6,000,000
road bond issue? .
JUDGE TEAL DIES.
John Baldwin Teal died Tuesday
night at his home at 10 o’clock,
jeriod o f lingering
.illness. Age 68-years and three
Jndge Teal w h r born in Utica,
N. Y ., May 5, 1840, and moved to
Scott county, III., in 1851. A t the
outbreak o f the Civil War his
father enlisted in the Union army
and was killed in the battle of
Petersburg. During his father’s
enlistment he was bound out for
his board and $1 a month. He
supplemented his rather meager
common school education, during
his bondage, by attending night
school. A t the age o f 17 he was
apprenticed to a carriage maker
and served four years. In 1870
he came over the Union Pacific to
Oregon, locating at Dallas where
he followed his trade for ten
In 1871 he was married to Miss
Ursley Ann Huffman. To this
union eleven children were born,
nine o f whom are living. The
surviving members o f the family
are: Albert Teal, Mrs. Alvin B.
Brown, \V. A. Teal, J. E. Teal, C.
O. Teal, Mrs. Clem Cleveland, J.
B. Teal, Jr., Lee Teal, and Mrs.
Judge Teal was elected county
judge in 1912 and his term extend
ed to 1918. Ill health caused him
to resign about the first o f the
year. He has taken a prominent
part in the political affairs o f the
county as school director, road
supervisor, County Commissioner,
and County Judge.
The deceased was a member of
the Odd Fellows and Mccabees.
Funeral services were conduct
ed at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon
by Rev. E. A. LaDow. Interment
was made by the side o f his wife
who died April 20, 1916, in the
Odd Fellows cemetery.
Delayed In Transit
After being delayed in transit over
a month the beautiful line of Ladies
High top lace shoes from the famous
makers of Ladies high grade shoes Utz
& Dunn of New York City are at last
in our store.
You will find them reasonably priced
in comparison with city store prices.
We invite your inspection.
SE LIG i Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition”.
A WOMAN’S HONOk.
The Falls City Dramatic Club
will present “ A Woman’s Honor"
at W agner’s hall on the eve of
Saturday, May 19th. The per
formance will be followed by a
dance. This is the first perfor
mance given by the club this year
and it is expected that there will
be a good attendance.
Admission will be 15c and 25c.
Tickets will be on sale at Won-
derly’s Confectionery. Seats may
be reserved when tickets are pur
This is the way editorials will
look after they have been dissect
ed oy National Censor Lansing:
"Heonm asklajyet ripoa, ja lpe
0 1;? ! — ( — ) waz ne yu H e—
K e s certynbvxqol-wow nastqo
pw oe & $ jab us 23. ”
The gambling in the necessa
ries o f life goes merrily on, as is
evidenced by a tremendous raise
in the price o f flour. “It will re
quire a more drastic effort than
President Wilson's "Tom-Fuller
patch” back o f the White House
to help the situation.
The Patriotic League sends out
the following favoring conscrip
tion:— "T o be conscripted by a
"Dunna French or Italian, maybe despot, (absolute ruler) would be
"M y brother pronounces in favor of humiliating: but there is no des
pot in these United States.
"N ever beard that aald before. How
does be make tbat out?"
"H e aaya when two Chinamen have
a really animated discussion It's like
listening to a piccolo d u e t"— Louisville
N o. 37.
It is claimed that U. S. ships
have been furnishing German U-
hoats with supplies.
The duration of the war deponds
upon the ability o f the fighters
A famous physician, asked at tbe to obtain supplies See?
that if I go abroad with troops
and return alive it shall be stipu
lated that upon the day o f my
arrival Joseph P. Tumulty shall
administer to me a dose o f bi
chloride o f murcury.— From a
statement o f Theodore Rooshvelt
"T h at seems perfectly fair.
Y e t it will mak« it hard for pooi
Tumulty. An easier way would
be for Colonel Roosevelt to enter:
into a gentleman's agreement,
« ith. say Colonel House, not to
New Y o r^ Academy o f Medicine why
be a candidate for the Presi
he wore rubbers on a day when tbe
•treats were perfectly dry, replied:
dency in 1920.
"M y w ife runs down the street after
"T h e colossal shadow o f Roose
" I ’ m perfectly willing to enter
me with them when I don't I wear
darkens Democratic hopes
them to keep her from getting pneu into a friendly agreement with
monia."—New York Time«.
for the future.
President Wilson to the effect
Obviously a hero o f the great
war. freshly returned from the
field o f battle, with the laurels o f
great achievement upon his brow
would beat any Democrat in 1920.
No wonder they are scared to
"W e seem somehow, however,
to recall that the great Lincoln
was not much alarmed at the
prospect o f possible or probable
rivals, through popularity gained
by military prowess.
had his chance; and Grant and
Thomas, Logan, and all the oth
ers. So did Seward and Stanton
and others in another field.” —