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THURSDAY1, JIXY IT, 191 .
-f Pair In west, fair and cooler
4- east portion; gentle northwest-
"Skirts will he much longer," said
Lady Duff Gordon, fashion authority,
aa she sailed away for gay Paree
to study the latest atrocities.
Fashion designers took advantage
of woman's credulity and patriotism
during the war, according to Lady
Duff Gordon, and made her believe
that the short skirt was a necessity
for the war-worker, and an economy,
ainea H required less goods; but
peaoe and plenty will re-create the
demand for longer draperies.
Since 'her ladyship, commonly
known aa Lucille, is an authority,
only a brave soul would question her
wisdom. 'But most Americans, male
and female, will hope that she is
wrong. ' 1
' Jt Is true that there have been
kirte too short; out the smart,
nappy skirt, cleaning the floor by
a generous margin, is a safeguard to
Of course, the short skirts make
K a little hard for father to tell
whether K Is ma or daughter ahead
of him on the street. But who cares?
Somebody told ma so once, and she
perked up, and 'began to walk like a
girl and feel like a girl, and before
long to look so much like a girl that
now the difference is little more' no
ticeable from front than rear.
Perhaps sister's skirt does need to
be lengthened a little, just enough
ao that she' Is entirely within the
bound of modesty, and acquire a "bit
af ma's dignity. But short shirts
mean freedom and a swinging stride,
and women who are good out-of-doors
( Yes, we hope Lady D. G. is wrong;
FILIPINOS .NOT FOLLOWING THE
The Philippine mission at Wash
ington Is working with a vim lo
prove to the United States, that the
Pnillpinos are now capable of self
government. And the mission i go
ing at the task eystematictilly'by but-
t6n-holing every senator and ion
gressman and flooding the press of
the United States with literature to
substantiate their claims.
It has been rumored that the ma
jority of the PhillpinoH do not want
self-government; that it Ik only the
politicians over there who nie clam
oring for a free rein. Uut the mis
slon points out that the great ma
jority of the island population is
highly civilized and that there are
. not over 500,000 pagan people left,
this number being one-twentieth of
.the entire population of the Philip
pines. The most . numerous of the
pagan tribes are the Igorots of tm
. son. ;'
(But the Phlllpinos are not follow
ing in the footsteps of the Irish, who
. have sent De Valera to the United
States to stir up sentiment in this
country against the British. If the
iPhillpinos should take such a course
then America would clearly under
trtknd how the British feel over the
-visit of De Valera to this country
JHs Valera's visit might do consider
able harm can it do any good?
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In speaking of the recent resolu
tion pained in the house permitting
the Chinese government to send two
cadets to West 'Point, Representative
Hullng, of Pennsylvania, said:
'tn general principles I would be
quite opposed at this Btage of the
world's peace to the United States
providing tuition for any foreigner,
but In the hope that these two cadets
going to West Point Wy be able at
some future time help the Chinese
drive the Japanese out of Shantung.
I shall not object to the resolution."
Evidently the gentleman from the
Quaker state forsees a big . war
looming up on the distaut horizon.
as a result ot President Wilson sign
ing up to permit the Japs to exploit
China: merely to get the little brown
men's signature to the peace treaty.
California is going strong for
Johnson, and further, if they don't
get him nominated they will more
than likely kick over the traces-an
they did at the last election. But
perhaps the nest presidential elec
tion will not be so close as it was
when Wilson won over Hughe
then California will be helpless.
The president couldn't stand the
same medicine he has been dosing
out to congress for two or three
years. When that body ignored him
by not asking h!a counsel, he grew
restless and gave a little party at
the WhHe House. First blood for
The Oregonian wants the treaty
and league ratified at once, regard
less of Shantung, Flume, or the
swift kick to the ribs of the 'Monroe
doctrine. The peace treaty should
be signed at once, but a 'little more
light should 'be thrown -on the league
pact . . ' .
The Chinks paid, and Shantung
was the price. Who will get Flume?
The Italians now have it.
Aug. 11-29 Josephine county
teachers' training school.
Aug. 23, Saturday Civil service ex
amination for poetoffice clerk-carrier
postponed from July 12.
Alrplune view of Cvpltoi Hill. Washington, showing the capltol st left center, the limine office luiltffliiK in Hie I in me-
Mute foreground, the library of congress on the right, the senate office building beyond Hint, iiml the'Unl union In
lie tii per right. ' Beyond the capltol and the senate office building are the government doniilloili.N'fnr 'woincii.
JAP LABORERS AWAKLN
Toklo, June 10. (Correspondence
of the Associated Press.) The in
creasing tendency of the Japanese
workers to assert their rights and to
interest themselves in socialism is
causing leading Japanese to study
the means of meeting this labor
problem. It Is pointed out that
strikes are liable to lead to danger
ous violence, as in the rabe of the
rice jriots last year.
The Herald of Asia says that there
la a considerable element affected toy
socialist theories, but that owing to
the severe repression imposed by the
authorities there Is no means of
knowing how ttCr socialism has
spread. The journal adds: "That the
bacteria exists here, there la no
doubt It is kept under so far, but
H only smoulders, ready to break
out on occasion. If socialism can
not legitimately raise its head, then
it will try to do so Illicitly, and the
result is bolshevism and anarchy."
The journal recommends immedi
ate and effective improvement of la
bor condition in line with the sug
gestions of the league of nations, a
political educatiqnal reform, the
elimination of bureaucratic methods
and a true restoration of the ideal
"BRAYERS" SEE LIGHT
FIRST TIME IN 12 YEARS
Grass Valley, Cal.. July 17. For
ty mules, some of which recently
1 had their first glimpse of daylight
'in 10 or IS years, are being returned
!to the underground workings In the
'Umpire and North Star mines here
I after a brief sojourn In the open.
The mules "visit" to daylight re
sulted from the miners' strike here
! recently. The mine pumps were
j stopped and as the water began to
i fill the workings it wua necessary to
l bring the mules to the surface. They
I had been used in hauling ore oars
j on the different levels.
Many of the mules through the
influence of their keepers had. cul
tivated a taste Tor chewing tobacco
and some were said to have made
known tbeir desire, for their daily
("chew" by ibeing untractable while
on the surface it It was denied them.
Printing that pleases We do If
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Hill AS SEEN FROM AN
Los Angeles, Cal., July 17. Ef
forts to change a left-banded child
Into a right-handed child often re
sult la a; stammering ohdld.
This statement waa made by Or.
W Franklin Jones, - regarded as an
international authority on "handed
ness" and dean-elect of the school of
edurution of the University of South
"If your child Is left-handed," said
Dr. Jones, "don't try to make it
right-handed. It was iborn with a
major arm and In transferring the
use of the bauds you may disconnect
the 'wires' and stammering may re
''Ninety-six per cent' of the race
are born right-handed and the re
maining four per cent left handed.
"One-half of the people who stam
mer have transferred the use of their
"One-third of all left-to-rlrht
transfers are stuminera.
"One-sixth of all rlght-to-left
transfers are stammers.
"I.es than one per cent of 'pure'
handed individuals are stammers.
"The fundamental fact of handed
ness, so far afl we can yet unravel It.
Is the fact of congenial cerebral
asymmetry. The present day know
ledge of brain psychology Is very In
complete but a speculative treatment
of our problem in terms of the best
theory that physiological psychology
has to offer, will at least be better
than no attempt at all at explana-i
LONGER COVERED UP
Toklo. July 17. Permission has
just been granted to take photo
graphs of the imperial family as
they appear' In public driving in a
carriage but not when they are on
horseback or afoot. This Is Interpret
ed here as a' very great concession
to the spirit of democracy. '
In the earlier duys of Japan it was
popularly supposed that any one
gazing on the sacred emperor would
be struck blind. Accordingly his face
waa always veiled by a fine bamboo
mat when an audience was granted.
As late as 191 .1, on the occasion of
the coronation at Kioto, photographs
of the emperor anil empress exhibit
ed in shop windows had the faces of
their ma'Jecties obscured By a piece
Now snaimhots of the emperor and
tils consort are uppeurlu frequently
In the Japanese newspapers .
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