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FÄLLS CITY NEWS
P A L L S C IT Y , OKFXJON, S A T U R D A Y . MA ECU 30, 1918
VOL. / A V
Mrs. ). Vassal «pent Saturday
and Sunday in Falls City, Miss
Mr. and Mm. W. T. Wallace are Hazel Wingo taking her place in
spending the week with their «on, the cook house.
The men did not work Friday,
.W&fty'.'Whp ha« the pneu-
pytoe»* •»» <WW| W 0’(j
due to a wind and rain.
I f aw
Sa M i« recover-
T O R T H Q iiu iK *'
. ne muet v1 i
Glen Wingo visited at Clarence
Powell’s Friday and Saturday.
Mra. N. F. Newhouse ia assist
tJ^ oniVfn‘*r rna(^1’ “ business ing at the cook house during Mrs
Two-inch/V-nd, Monday, March Cleveland’s absence, she going
down town to d a y M is s Esther
£lul*-l McFarlane ia viait-
S. W. Wingo, Mr. Otte. und N.
Hihiter in our city thia w«n»k
F. Newhouse were in Falla City
fthm. lily ami Mra. Fowler went Friday.
U> Falla City laat Saturday.
D. H. Cox is quite ill.
John Bullin wua a Falla City vis
Mrs. J. Vassal has quite a chick
itor laat Saturdiy.
en ’ ’ farm .”
Mala*! (taker made a iniaineaH
There are now 65 men in camp.
trip to Falla City laat Saturday.
The new site is about ready to
M *»( t**a1yro attended the teach-
Mrs. Ed W right is helping at
;n North Dallas
the cook house since March 18.
B w « M . 1 oM. H *n u .l mmi
W A I . K K l l H . t C T K I C W()|Oe
UumaM«. oar. loth.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Anderson
and son were Saturday and Sun
day visitors in Falls City.
Carl King, brother of Mra. D„
Cox came up last week and
i car o f the Falla visited with the latter and got
2.>. is actively en- work also.
. taking the men
ork, and to Falla
WAR STAMP DRIVE
la the r . gA p
lu m ,
I zrl King was hurt to day, Mch
Si, by falling and striking his head
on a truck. He went to Falls City
Mra. W. Miller is much improv
ed after an attack o f illness.
Darrel New house commenced
his first trial of school last Mon
D. Cochran’s father repaired
the Seymour shack last week for
his son and wife.
W eekly Roport For Polk County
Kick real I
N a y e a r it has b ecom e
fa m o u s; th e m a n ’s cig-|
a rette for the m en w h o are
w o r k in g o v e r h e re , a n d
fig h tin g o v e r th e re/
T h e re a s o n ?
o f B u r le y
tobacco and because—
I T ’ S 1 T O A S T E D
If ro a r daslsr d o »« n »«
carry lham, isnd $1.20
fo r a ca rton o f 12 pack*
a g ss to T h a A m erica n
T oba cco Co., N. Y . City
G u a ra n tee d by
• M • O R P ON ATIO
P. N. w
WHY WE ARE
AT W AR WITH
EP H R AIM D O UGLASS ADAM S
Exocuttv* Head, History Depart
Leland Stanford Junior Unlveralty
“ T h e ob ject of thi s w a r It to d a ll v a r
t h » f r « « people» of t h t w o r l d f r o m the
m a n a t « an d the ac t u a l p o w e r of » vas t
m i l i t a r y e s t ab li s h m en t con tro ll ed b y an
irr es ponsible g o v e r n m e n t , w h i c h , h a v i n g
ee rretly pla n ne d to d o m i n a t e t he w o r l d ,
proceeded to c a r r y ou t the plan w i t h o u t
r a g a r d e it h er to t he aacred obM'iatlone
of t r e a t y or th e long eetabllahed p r a t
tlr.ee j n d l o n g • ch#rJahed p r i n c i p le « of In
t e r f u t i o n n l act ion an d h o n o r ; . . . T h l e
p o w e r Is not the G e r m a n people.
the ru th le s s m a s t e r of t he G e r m a n peo
It It o u r bu siness to see to
I t ha t the h i s t o r y of the reet of the
wo rl d Is no lon ge r left to ite h a n d l i n g . "
— P r e s i d e n t W ll eO n, A u g u s t 77 , 111?.
THE GERMANS Afi A CHOSEN
by O rin a n y’a own rhnllvnKv. I h on trial
fiaJirn)«. Arai In nt -U we muat prevail,
T f c 1,a H the flret of a eeriee of ten
aHIclet by Profeeeor Adame.
DRESS IP TIME
THOUGHT HE WAS A WIZARD.
Star/ of th# On* Trial For Witchcraft
Hold In Tonnosao*.
This case o f witchcraft was in the
yeur 1835 atitl originated on the
batiks o f Obey’* river, a tributary of
the Cumberland and in Fontrc*“
comity, Term. It was first tried b e - !
fore Joshua Owens, a justice of the
peace at thut time.
An old tnnn named Stout, who
lived in a very quiet way in the
neighborhood, who did not attend
church, who had been sitting up late
at night reading strange books and
about whose early history nothing
was known, was suspected o f being
a wizard, and when a daughter of
one Taylor was taken violently ill
with a disease that the doctor could
not diagnose it was determined to
arrest old man Stout fo r bewitch
A large posse was secured, and
guns were loaded with silver bullets,
fo r it was thought that nothing else
would kill a wizard.
Th e old man was arrested and
brought to trial In-fore Esquire Ow
ens. A vast array o f witnesses tes
tified as to his habits und added t h a t ,
they had seen him escape from ,
dwelling houses through the key
hole in the doors and that he had
thrown people and animals into
strange spells by his influence when
they were miles away from him.
Th e officers and posse subjected him
to a great many indignities, and he
was held to await the action o f the
When court convened Judge
Abraham Caruthers, who was on the
bench and who founded the great .
law school o f Cumberland univer
sity at Lebanon, Tcnn., and Gen
eral John B. McCormick, the prose
cuting attorney, refused to indict
the old man. The action o f the j
court and attorney general almost
precipitated a riot, it is said, in the
Old man Sfout then sued the offi
cers and posse for dnmages, and
they pleaded as a defense that they
were in the act of arraigning a crim
inal and cited the statutes o f Henry
V I I I . and James I. making witch
craft a felony, which they declared
had never been repealed in Tennes
see. Thus ended the first and only
trial fo r witchcraft in Tennessee by •
the conviction o f the persons who i
had arrested him and subjected him
to great indignities.— Case and Com
Tht. foundation rauav of (hi* war I*
Ooriiiauy'a firm la-lief that »hi* alon*
ha* (ho right to direct th* pro*re»* of
(he world and to exploit Its resource*.
For the laat thirty year* the military
autocracy of German? ha* seen to It
(hat thla I,.diet was taught lu the
school*, anil today that autocracy la
reaping the beuetlla of a blind obe
dience to It* will. German political
'writing of recent year* la full o f the
Idea that the German people 1» "Uod'a
chosen people, destltugl to luipoae Us
'Kultur' ti|K>n all other people*."
"Th e German hou I I s the world's
soul, (hrd and Germany belong to one
another." ''Germany la the center of
God'* plans for the world.” "W e hope
that a great mission will be allotted
to us Germans . . . and this Ger
man m l». Ion la: to look after Hie
world " "Germany Is chosen, for her
own good and that of other nations,
to undertake their guidance.
dence bus placed the appointed people,
at the appotuted moment, ready for
the appointed task."
"T he German people la always right,
t>eratiae It la the German people, and
number» R7.000.WM) hou I s .” "Kultur 1»
lieat promoted when the strongest In
dividual Kultur. that of a given na
tion, enlarge* it* held o f activity at
the rxpenar of the other nalioual Kill
tura.” "The attempt of Naitoleou to
graft the Kultur of Western Kureite
niton the empire of the Muscovite
ended In failure. Today history ha*
made us German* the Inheritors of the
“ The further we
earry our Kultur Into the Host, the
more and the more profitable outlets
shall »••■ llnd for our ware*. Economic
prolit Is of course not the main motive
of our Kultur activity, but It Is no un
welcome by-product.” “ Our belief Is
(hat the salvation of the whole Kultur
of Kuropn depend* upon the victory
which German 'Militarism' Is about to
These quotations are but a few of
hundreds o f like expression, and the
last one cited is from a manifesto
signed by thirty-five hundred German
professors and lecturer*. Reduced to
A n Airlin* Railway.
simple terms, the German belief at the
Th e railway line which connect«
beginning of this war was: "God di Petrograd with Moscow rivals a R o
rects Germany. Civilization advances man road for straightness. I t was
only by combats between Kulturs In first projected in the middle o f the
which the stronger and God directed
last century, and the then czar was
one has the right to prevail and must
asked to state his wishes as to the
prevail. The immediate and present
object is to make our Kultur prevail course the railway should take. In
in the East (In ‘Muscovy’ ), and In ac- reply ho drew a perfectly straight J
cnuipllshlug this we shall also gain line between the two capitals, and
economic advantages. This Is tha first the engineers proceeded according
ly, though many o f the natural diffi
step in our world domination."
Where does America stand In this culties to be overcome were great, I
theory of a “ chosen people"? America and it would have been far loss ' I
denies that theory; she denies that costly to have allowed some devia- |
God has chosen any one people as tions. As it is, it is probably the
His own; she asserts rather that there longest straight railway line in the
are many civilizations, each with its
world.— Christian Science Monitor.
owu merits and defects, and that to
each muat be left the working out of
Uso of th# Toothbrush.
It* own problems.
The habit o f using a toothbrush
We Americans are unable to under
should be acquired as soon as a child
stand, or sympathize with, a people
can wield it, and the habit should
who conceive of themselves as a chosen
people, chosen of God— a people to never be abandoned.
whom all things and actions, however should be brushed at least twice a
Inhuman or brutal, are regarded as day. Not only the teeth, but the
permissible, even holy, because of a gums and the back of the tongue
faith In their superior mission and should be cleansed. The usual saw
To us such a belief is ing movement of the brush across
direct evidence, not of a leading, hut the teeth is far less efficacious than 1
of a longing civilization.
a rotary movement directed from
This German Ideal, when expressed the gum downward.
A thorough t
merely In theory, even though taught
rinsing of the mouth and forcing
In Germany for the last thirty years,
the water between the teeth is of
stirred hut Indifferent Interest In other i
European nations. In this war Ger
many has revealed In the application
of her theory a lust for world power
The wise laundress knows that or
at the expense of other peoples, a lack
of good falih, a brutality that have dinary stains from fruit juice and
so on may generally be washed from
stamped her theory as involving a re
♦able linen if the latter is placed in
turn to barbarism.
hot water before any soap is
By the application of German theory
we were forced, unwillingly, to go to used and allowed to remain there for
war. Rut today we know that there five or ten minutes. If these spots
was no rsra|io from a war between two are stubborn, salts of lemon or spir
contradictory Ideals. Germany's eco
its o f ammonia will probably re
nomlc objects are many and large
move them. In all cases the soiled
(they will he pointed out), but the basic linen should be rinsed thoroughly
cause o f this war was the German Ideal
before being treated with soap.
of a dominant nation
That Ideal, |
New Men’s Hats
New Crash Hats
New Ladies’ Hats
New Ladies’ Shoes
New Men’s Shoes
New things throughout the store
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