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FRIDAY, DKCKMHKK 7, 1917
4 OKBGON W BATH Kit
4 Pair, moderate southeast-
The action of congress In declar
ing that state of war exils be
tween this country and Anuria,
which is expected within the n'e.a
few days. Is simply p"tilng into the
realm of acknowledged fact itiintf
which is a reality. Presider.l Wil
son's recommendation to this effe'l
was merely the giving voice to a
pretty Insistent demand that has
arisen during the past few months.
Especially has this demand come
from officials in the department of
justice where their work of trying
to round up enemies within our own
borders has been seriously hamper
ed by the fact that we could not treat
Austrian as enemies.
To be fighting Germany and tech
nically at peace with Austria has
been an anomalous position which
even the laymen of the country hare
But aside from the Justice of rucu
declaration, on the ground that
Aostrlans were helping the Germans
In their scheme of world domination
to the limit- of their ability. Is the
fact that It was Austria' who started
all the trouble. The greed of the
louse of Hapsbnrg, urged on, It Is
true, by Germany, led the to
undertake to dominate the Balkans
even to the extent of looking for an
excuse to invade Cervia and wreck
that inoffensive people. The spirit
of the Austria natloi In that course
was none the less damnable than
the spirit which has characterized
the rulers of Germany. That spirit
must be crushed before democracies
are safe In this world. And it is to
sake those Diinciples safe that Am
ericans are making war.
When we put a million or more
soldiers in the field, we decrease the
ordinary productiveness of the coun-1
tryto a decidedly appreciable extent.
While In the army or in training,
theee men do not produce. On the
contrary, an army consumes an im
mense amount of produce, especially
when on the fighting line. There Is
hardly a more expensive organlza
nf earth thsn n army In the
America Is the one remaining
great storehouse of supplies; and the
one country where the possibilities
of increasing output Is very large.
It has become a most important pa
triotic duty to draw as little on these
wtores for domestic consumption as
we possibly can. The more we les-
New Seedless Raisins
7 lbs. Whole Rice 50c
9 lbs. Rye Flour 65c
KINNEY & TRUAX GROCERY
QUALITY Kl KMT
"' ' demands, the more M
people in every section of the na
tion, should observe It.
Sugar ships more easily than syr
ups since It Is lighter and can be
placed In baits. We must supply to
our allies some of the sugar they
were formerly buying; from enemy
j countries. Soldiers need mi (tar In
large quantities for It la an invig
orating food and baa been found to
lessen the craving for intoxicants.
HALIFAX LOSS GROWS HER
(Continued from page 1.)
The disaster which has pinned
the dominion into mourning probab
ly will rank as the most fearful that
ever occurred on the American con
Residents of Halifax and thous
ands of volunteer relief workers who
have come into the city have been
almost dazed at the extent of the,
Temporary morgues have been es
tablished in many buildings to which
a steady procession of vehicles of all
kinds have been carrying 'tr hours
the bodies of men, women and chil
dren. .Most of them were so charred
that they were unrecognizable.
The,flameiswept area covers two
and one half square miles. It 'hIiih
at what la known as the North street
bridge, extending. north to Pier 8 rn
the Richmond water front and back
to a point running parallel with Got-
tinner street. Nothing has been left
standing In this section of the city
Only a pile of smouldering ruins
marks the spot where the great
building of the American Sugar Re
fining company stood. The dry dock
and all the buildings around it were
destroyed. The Richmond school
that housed hundreds of children
was demolished and it is reported
only three escaped.
Canadian officers who have seen
long service In France characterize
the catastrophe as "the most fearful
which has befallen any city in the
Mr. Healeluh-Some of my boarder
make disturbance w hen I don't bare
soup for dinner.
Friend I notice that some of them
make a disturbance when you do. Exchange.
5000 Miles Guarantee
C. L HOBART CO.
ENGRAVED and FANCY
CHRISTMAS CARDS AND LETTERS
The xwt lines tve ever have had Cot yonr while the assortment
Demaray s tosL
. MASONIC TEMPLE, G HANTS PASS
Dt'ticitMit plumbing is
never sanitary, and is
lear at any price.
Your health r even
your life may lepc".'l
on the eare given to flu;
laying of a tlrain pi'ie.
"We guarantee every
pieee of plumbing we r
to lx jK'rfet-t befnit- we
quit the job. '
Play safe let us do
your plumbing right.
Tetherow Sheet Metal
The Lanpny't Nest.
The not l.;uM!lii ertii.-t of the com
' nioti lamprey wl show h ilceo nf iic
' eruew that It- icully very wonderful.
When the IicM'iil' t'mo iimto the lih
' leave the const water Mini illlike llicir
way hi. river. TImtm ut m likely it
' upon t lie I Mill otii ttie two relit proreed
j to luiilil a Hint wlili (-loinx for wil
ing, the xt one lic-Ing I itui-hi In I lu
! creatures' )in.utli. mitl i!cHiiirl In the
orni of a Ik-m i. When u large Mntic i
t w Milled the lh combine ami, gripping
It with their mouth liy suction, carry
it together nml 'l.l-wit, it u ii the
heap, which limy sttnlii u height of two
or three fi-l. l.oii'loii Telegraph.
Anything to ei Try a classified.
Not a mere aftejr -dinner tablet,
but a real stomach medicine, for
mulated to bring Instant relief to
severe eases of recent or long stand
ing. Try it and be convinced. Sold
and guaranteed by all druggists.
Send to The Black Medicine Com
pany, San Diego, California, for
The hliih quality of llerkHlurt
hnjiM rained in the II -guti vallev In
southern Oregon has beeu empiuH
ed recently by the Inning of flint
prise lit the Junto- boar tug elms ut
the ureal International I. he Aim k
KxpiMldon at Chicago, III , I 'it
greateitt stock show In tu world,
by a young Berkshire Hoar from
Wlnomi ranch. This pig. Winona
Champion Leader. I a huh ih the
Kreat Oregon sire, luiirel ( hu.viidun
a ii. I Is a son of Ksralon foil-' Inr.tnr
champion o uf Ore mm in K 10,
and a liuiiKliler ol Cruml U'a li i ,'inl.
grand champion hoar of the I 'i mun i
Pacific International (exposition. An
far as is known thla Is the flt Oregon-bred
llerkshlre to have been
shown at the great Chicago show;
J and his winning there Is therefore of
j extra Interest to western breeder.
The pig was shown In the herd of
Hamilton Farms, Gladstone, N. J , to
whom F 11. Steel shipped the young
boar after the Oregon State Fair
this fall. This winning Is also a
credit to the Judgment of J. V.
Cliipp, suierlntendnt of the hog de
partment at Hamilton Farms, whn
saw this pig at Winona on a trip
weiil when the boar was only three
weeks old: and picked him out to
add to the Hamilton Farms show
herd, even at this Immature age, a
election which the placing at Chi
cago amply Justifies.
Old engiavlng of mining work lu
the early part of the seventh rentury
show Hint the ph kx. chisel and ham
mer were the principal Implements
The "charger" of the lllhle wae a
hallow vessel for receiving water vr
bliMid. It waaln ned for preserving
offerings of floe flour with oil i Num
ber, vll. Till.
Antliiilly conceal the orlglu of gold
leaf, hut It was used In the eighth cen
tury before the Christian era. and the
pmr-f of prrpnrliii; It by hammering
Is believed to Imve lus-n the same then
Sorrow wlih his k tallies tl.f
heart, but he is a runiilug workman.
He ifcc-ii the channel whereby hap
piness may enter and hollows out new
rhiitnlH'ra for Joy to abide In when he
An ostrich fenllier. if held upright,
will be seen to le crfis tly eiial on
both s-ldt-s. the stem dividing It exactly
In the cnicr. In other feathers the
1'i'iiis are found to lie more or less on
All Ihivs think they will lie richer
than their fathers, and all girls think
they can keep houe better lluin their
mothers. They continue to think thl
ontll they are fnthcr and mothen
Calcutta ha a botanical garden In
which plants of the temperate xone are
kept alive In cold bouse, mneh ax
tropical plants are preerved In hot
houses In this climate
Strong Impulse nre but another
name fr energy. KnerKy may I
turned to bad tine, but more good may
always be made of en energetic na
ture tlinu of mi InirtVeiit and lmpsslve
one John Kfusrt Mill '
did not live on honey, UmmikIi
we) art told that ho son fond
of rating it. In order to keep
ii hi prodigious utrenglh tin
inusf linvc rnivn plenty of
You should do llkcwW. (Vime
to us when you feet that your
strength niseds renewing. We
handle) the bcxt meat that the
market affoiitN selling, In sea
HEKK, POKK, MUTTON
FISH AW (iAMK
The pnci'Ketic men of this
world are moot enters. IUil
your vital force to the niul
mum EAT MEAT.
40i HTRBBT PHONE B2
' Make Your Christmas Eve More Merry with a
Wit iiiiike t'lirUliiMia Merty 4kh liritH m full home ilnle
nml then Ml hIC, The) PATHM'HONK la dlnVrcnl riimi n plio
iiogmph you lio known. What luakea It illflervnt f
'I lie I'Hllie Kapplilrr IUI tbnl alleles over the wmiiiiI grove Mlth
mil MrHtrliiug producing a tone of niHlrlilrwi lovrl) mnooiluir.
No mis:. o cliangts lUsvinla guaraiilenl to plii) I.ihmI lliw.
t oiuo In itml hear the P vTIIKIilOXK tmlny al
RECORD OF OLD TRIP
Haleui. tiec. 7. MUk t'orncllu
Marvin, state librarian, yesterday re
ceived from llorbert Scholfleld, of
New Yolk, the diury of bis giand
father, Nathaniel Scholfleld, who
was an engineer of what la known
as the Klamath expedition, unit oii-
cernlng the activities of which there
Is llllle historical data.
This expedition sailed fiom Am
KranclHCo in July. ISfiO, during lm'
gold e( Itenicnt, and explored hal
was then believed to be the Klnm.itti
river terrltniy, but hlch was In re
ality the Rogue river territory. The
result of the exploration a sub
sequent expedition shlch brought
the seltletnent of the country. H' hoi-
field's diarv rovers the exporatlon of
the expedition, and Miss Marvin pro
nounces It a most valuable contribu
tion lo the early history of Oregon.
HIGH COST OF LIVING.
It's An Old, Old Itery and Was Tela
2.000 Ytars Ago.
A wife's letter '.'.'Ml years old was
Ui.cartlnsl recently In the ruins of the
twikpoom. the temple of Memphis, tbe
iiieut city of. am lent Copt. The let
ter wa written by Klu to her bus
land llcphacll"li, who bad dewerted
her. There were two lettera. In fact,
the fiift Inuring a date equivalent lo
July '.'. ISO II. '. lu them lb wlfs
reproaches her hunbimd for neglect of
hi fiunlly, and, what I particularly
lulereiting at (be prcKent time, she
..oinpliiln of the high cof of living.
Here are some extract from the Brat
litter: "Mas to He phiii'Mlmi, her bus
bund, (ireetlngs- If you are well and
Mlier things are lurning out with you
aivording to your wishes it woukl be
s I perMtually pray the cods. I "''
etf uiu lu com I ln-alth, and the child
ami all In the bonne muke mention of
you continually. When I rcrvlved your
letter from Horn, In whleb you ex
plained that you were In retreat In the
Hem urn at Memphis, I Immedialely
gave thanks to the fcila that you were
well. Hut that you do not return dls
trecs me, for having piloted myself
snd your child through such a crlxi
and having come to the lat extremity
because of the high cost of corn, and
thinking that your return would bring
me relief, you have never even thought
of returning or spared a look for lay
helpless state." New Vork World.
JHINNEST SOAP BUBBLES.
Thsy Almost Giva Us a Sight 1 the
What Is a soap bubble' Nothing but
a film of water molecule held together
hy the cohesive power of soap In solu
tion. A sonp bubble's sixe ami strength
depend iiion the right coniixixltlnn nf
the mixture Hint furnishes It mate
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rial. The eojori la a soap bubble are
due to what Is known In physics the
Interference ut light, and depeud upon
the varying tbhkneaa of the Ilia of
It la alngular fact that the last
color lo apiN-sr on a soap bubble Just
before It breaks la a gray Unl Tbe
thlckneaa of the film when Oils tint
appears npon it I lesa than the one
hundred and Afty-eli-tbousandtk of an
Were a aoap bubble to be uagniUed
to the else of the earth and tbe axele
enlea magnified In ioiortlon, Lhea the
whole structure would ba aa coarse
grained aa a globe of small lead shot
touching one another at their earfaee.
In the blowing of a aoap bubble there
la presented the spectacle of the
stretching of a liquid to the extreme
limit of ita capacity. In this way wa
come nearer to a sight of the invisible
axolernlea of matter than could lie got
la any other way no matter how elab
orate the experiment. Exchange.
Noole thought arc jewels of the
I Tbe automobile Industry date lck
I to m.