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FALLS CITY NEWS
KALLS CITY OREGON. SATURDAY. JUNE 16. 1917
C O N G R ES S M A N S E T S
BAN ON BARNEY THE BEAR
Labor Unions Win
B LA C K H A N D N O T E
In Suprome Court
Ohio M t m b a r of l o w a r Houaa W ho
Votad for Gonaei I j t l j n la W arned
Th ai Repeal O i l y Will Save l i f e
Anti Trust Law Injunction* Gan la
Ssourtd Only By the Oovernment
Congressman Henry I. Emerson
o f Ohio, who voted for conscrip
tion, Monday was threatened with
death in an anonymous letter re
ceived from Cleveland.
The letter, which hast)een turn
ed over to United States District
Attorney Wertz, follows:
"M r. Emerson:
You voted for
conscription. Work to repeal the
law and save your life. You are
my man; 1 know you. Others will
get notices. Some will not. Help
others to save their lives.
"W e have lodges in every citv.
We will get every man who voted
"H O M E S IL E N T ."
FATHER REPORTS SON AS SLACKER
San Franciaco, Cal.— Eno R.
Lr.raon 46 years old, was surrend-
9i d to the federal authorities
ncie Monday as a slacker by his
father, John Larson, a sea cap
tain. The father told the police
that his son had not registered
and should be locked up.
police accommodated him. Young
Larson said he did not believe in
WANTS TO TRY A WHACK AT HELL
Billy Sunday believes that one
' o f his sermons would stir up
tilings in hell to such an extent
^ i h a t the chief ruler o f those re-
•' gions would loose all his subjects.
He says, "People! I f God would
let me go down to the infernal
regions and preach a sermon I
could depopulate Hell in fifteen
Why not send Billy and Teddy
to Germany? Billie could chase
’em out and Teddy could pot ’em
on the run.
The decision not to make Bar-
ney Baruch the centralized pur
chaser o f war supplies for our
government and our Allies is
said to have been reached partly
because o f his operations in the
stock market at the time o f the
"le a k " last December. The ban
o f the "le a k " is not genera),
however. Mr. Price, the White
House reporter who was involved
in the scandal, has been given a
nice place on the censorship
hoard an appropriate job for an
experts on "leak s"--an d it ia
Washington, June ll.-In ju n c -
tions against labor unions under
the Sherman anti-trust law, the
supreme court decided to day in
dismissing proceedings against
New York carpenters' union, can
be secured only by the govern
ment and not by private persons.
Vandeventer ^ robable that the other reason*
for M r* liaruch’“ fadure were
Injunction proceedings brought ,nore compelling.
by "open shop" woodwork manu-
facturers to restrain N ew York
carpenters' unions and others anomalous. He made his reputa
from refusing to work on their tion, such as it is, as a great
products were dismissed by the bear in Wall Street, In other
words, his achievements have
i been along the line o f destruction
I rather than construction.
has acted as chairman of a most
SEIZED SHIPS TO BE USED
I important board engaged in atfir-
; mative work in the war, and. his
Q g rm a n V m m I s H e ld b y B r a z il to subordinates
R e lie vo A m e rio e n S h ip p in g
some o f the ablest business men
in the country, who could not
have felt »he incongruity of
The 40 German ships seized re
thei; position under Mr. Baruch.
cently by Brazil will be put into
service between the American
A kindergarten teacher enter
continents to release American
ing a street car saw a gentleman
and British vessels for transpor
whose face seemed familiar and
tation o f supplies to Europe.
she said, "Good evening!”
He seemed somewhat surprised
she realized that she had
VILLA BUYS BONBS
si>oken to a stranger.
Hipolito Villa has purchased a
Much confused, she explained:
$100 Liberty bond from a local
"When 1 first saw you I thought
bank at El Paso, Texas.
you were the father o f two of my
stated that his brother. Francisco
intended to buy $1,000 worth o f
“ Doyou know I started life as
1 a barefoot boy,” said a merchant
[who had been rather successful.
Out o f 181 banks in the state
“ Well, I wasn t born with shoes
64 have failed to report to head on. m yself," answered the clerk.
quarters in regard to the sale o f
Liberty bonds. On Mondav the
A "sp o tte r" is the most detes
names o f these delinquent banks
being on earth.
were published in the Oregonian.
N o. 42
OUR FOREIGN BORN
They Amount to Only a Seventh
of the Whole Population.
GERM ANS IN THIS COUNTRY.
More Than Eight Million, of Our Poo-
plo Aro Nativo. of tho Fathorland or
Ara Oaacandad From Thom— Intor-
o.ting Immigration Facta.
“ During tin* lost quarter o f a century
there ha a been a startling falling off In
the percentage of Germans In the total
number o f Immigrants who have come
to our shores.'’ says a bulletin of the
National Geographic society. “ With
more than 17,000,000 Immigrant arriv
als (luce 1890 only 1,023.000 have been
Germana, whereas in (he 114 years be
tween the establishment o f the Ameri
can republic and U90 out o f a total of
IB,6X9,000 Immigrants there were 5,125,-
000 Germans— every third arrival a
“ I f from the 1,02.1.000 who have come
to America since 1890. the period of
greatest Influx o f foreigners, a proper
deduction la made for those who re
turned to their home land and those
who have died since their arrival It
(Till be aeec that there are fewer than
a million former subjects o f the kataer
In this country who have not been here
more than twenty-alx years. O f more
than 8.000,000 people o f German birth
and Immediate ancestry among us less
than 1,000,000 fail to have the back
ground o f birth or long residence in
America behind them.
“ An examination of the statistics of
American immigration shows that since
the foundation of our government the
United Kingdom o f Great Britain and
Ireland has contributed 8,400,000 o f her
people and Germany more than 6,000,-
000. Ireland, with more than 4,000,000;
Great Britain, with a little less than
4.000.000. and Scandinavia, with some
thing less than 2,000,000, have, together
with Germany, contributed more than
half of the total Immigration to oar
shores since the beginning o f the Rev
“ Austria-Hungary stands next on the
Avt o f contrlbatora to the immigrant
stream that h/s flowed from Europe to
America. Although Austro-Hungarians
began to Immigrate In considerable
numbers only when the arrivals from
western Europe had begun to fall off.
sufficient have come from the dual mon
archy to populate the state of Texas
to its present density. Italy has sent
us enough o f her people to duplicate the
population of Montana, Wyoming, Ida
ho. Oregon. Nevada, Utah. Colorado,
Arizona and New Mexico.
"The Russians who have come to our
shores number 3,419.000. They could
replace one half o f the population of
“ Although the people o f foreign birth
constitute only one-seventh o f the coun
try's population they contribute nearly
one-fourth (22 per cent) of the arm
bearing strength of the nation. At the
last census many of the states had a
greater number o f foreign born men of
arm bearing age than they had o f na
tive ancestry cltl 2 cns, among them Mas
x*nt o f the Italians, 53 per cent o f the
sachusetts, Rhode Island. Connecticut,
Russians, 22 ix»r cent o f the Dutch, 34
New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Min
per cent o f the Scotch und -1.. per cent
nesota and North Dakota.
of the Welsh in the United States.”
"Taking the states where those of for
eign birth and their sons together con
stitute a major portion of the men be
W lllie-F op . what are ancestors?
tween the ages o f eighteen and forty-
four, it will be found that the list In Father—Well. I'm one o f yours, and
cludes the above named states and the your granddad la another. Willie—Oh,
hut why Is it that folks I rag about
following: New Hampshire, Pennsyl
1 bem?— Everybody's Magazine.
vania, Michigan, South Dakota, Ne
braska. Montana, Idaho, Arizona, Utah,
Be not like the anchor, which, al-
Nevada, Washington' and California—
In nil twenty states. W e have consid :hough long at sea, never learns to
erably more than 20.000,000 men o f mil swim.—Youth's Companion
itary age In the United States.
“ Another striking fact o f our immi
gration situation Is the unusual pref
“ There is .me word that wo quickly
erence of the foreign born and their
learn in five languages.” said nn Amer
children for the cities. Of the 35,000,-
ican Red Cross nurse who served In a
000 foreign stock whites living In the French army hospital. “ It is the word
United States approximately 23,000,000
that comes most often to the lips of
live In the cities. In only fourteen of sick or wounded soldiers when suffer
(he fifty leading cities o f the country ing or delirium wriugs utterance from
do the whites o f full native parentage them. It Is mutter, mere, moeder, ma-
constitute as much as half of the total dre and mother."
population. Only one-flfth o f the total
population o f New York and Chicago is
T h . Last Word.
of native white ancestry. I.ess than a
“ Your better half likes the last word,
third o f the population o f Boston. Cleve doesn't she?" questioned the confiden
land, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Buffalo, San tial friend.
Francisco, Milwaukee, Newark. Minne
“ I don't think so," rejoined the oth
apolis, Jersey City, Providence, S t
er. “ Anyway, she Is always remark
Paul, Worcester, Scranton, Paterson, ably reluctant about reaching It.” —
Fall River, Lowell, Cambridge and Philadelphia Record.
Bridgeport are# o f native ancestry.
“ Conditions have played some curious
pranks In the distribution o f the immi
“ Before marriage," said the boat
grant population In the United States. swain. “ I used to hold Nancy on my
More than two-thirds of the Germans lap tw o or throe nights a week, but
live between the Hudson and the Mis now—sfdver ray timbers—she sits ou
sissippi and north of the Ohio. The me all Ike time.”
same is true o f the Austrians, the Bel
gians, the Hungarians, the Dutch, the I
Italians, the Russians and the Welsh.
There is a case pending in the
New York, Pennsylvania and New Jer
court o f the state o f
sey have 47 per cent o f the Austrians,
35 per cent of the English, 30 per con! Missouri to determine the consti
of the Germans, 54 per cent of the Hun tutionality o f the Draft Act.
garians, 45 per cent o f the Irish, oS pci j
LAD IES HIGH T O P SHOES
New Spring Styles
IN U T Z O R DUNN Make
For The Next Week we will allow
$1,00 off regular price on any of
these Newest High-Top Ladies Shoes
S ELIG ’S, Cash Price Store,
“Meeting and Beating Competition” .
CARELESS P EOPLE
Hut the Careful Person deposits
his money in the
B AN K O F
T H E LAST SHIPM ENT
C ITY .
and pays ail his bills and purchases
with his personal check.
IS IN O F T H E
Linoleum With a Felt Base
last year at a price unheard off before and now being
sold ffo our many cusffomers at a price unequalled even at normal
times when prices were low.
JU S T T H IN K O F G ET T IN G SUCH B E A T IF U L P A T T E R N S
LIN O LE U M
45c P ER S Q U A R E Y A R D , 0 R - -
S5.40 for a piece 9x12
$7.20 for a piece 12x12
S9.00 for a piece 12x15
Any size you need at 45c per square yard.
of all kinds at prices that please.
12 foot Linoleum
Why let w ife, mother, sister, or
daughter slave at scrubbing when you can save her for such a small
DAVIS FURNITURE COMPANY.
9rf§ The Reliable Homefurnishers,
court i f necessary.
I covers the ground thoroughly,
and not only sets forth that the
Act is contrary to the laws o f
the state and the constitution o f
the United States, but is so in-
artistically drawn and the word
ing so vague that the President
expressed doubts as to its mean
ing and had called the Attorney
General and Provost General o f
the Arm y in conference with
leading lawyers o f the United
States to arrive at a true mean
ing o f the Act.
PEELS BLLY SUNDAY’S HIDE
Raymond Hitchcock, the actor,
has succeeded in gteting under
the hide o f Billy Sunday and
making him squeal. Hitchcock
has made a great hit by burlesque
impersonations o f the evangelist
which made him highly redicu-
lous. Billy recognizes the powers
o f the spectacular stage adver
tising and so to get away from
the damage Hitchcock was liable
to do his especial stunts, agreed
to drop his criticism o f the stage
if Hitchcock would quit making
Billy Sundy rediculotis. It seems
from this Sunday is not as badly
hurt by the wickedness o f the
theatre as he is by a jab in his
will be carried up to the supreme Journal.