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neat men and etocks of morehandiao
are aot heavy. Business could go
ahead with greeter confidence if the
people will porvide the loanable capi
tal needed to r maximdup production.
There are two ways for such capital
'to he provided. P in t, everyone to
save money and deposit it in good
banks. That is always necessary.
Second, everyone to quit buying on
credit and to pay cash, so as to release
mneeessary loans. Considering bow
this would relieve difficulties end re
duce business coetft IT Is a wonder
people don’t see it. When you make
the M ia re work faster, you accom
plish asm ueh as if there w a n more of
A THRILLING BIRD »TORY
From an article on "Our Animal
Allies in the World War,” in Harper’s
Magnatae, we quote the following
I t was lata afternoon. One of Eng
land’s largest seaplanes had je st com
pleted a long antiaabmarine patrol
ibove the North Sea, and her tired
pilot gladly swung fher round and
ishdod fotf his bass. Then something
w ait wrong. The huge craft plunged
law uw ud, righted itself, plunged
»gain aad dived sidewise into the w e
a r . There waa an ominous cracking
and rippihg. some quick, dangerous
work b y the crew, and four men stood
upon a wrecked aad wave-swept sea
plane. How long she would flout,
heavily laden a» she was with motor
and armament, none could tell, but
what every man did know was that
help must come quickly from some
where or it need not come a t all.
Than somebody shouted, “The
A dripping basket was
C o« u d Douglas eouutta». TW pro
ject w u financed ky the State and
Federal Government under Project
Agreement No. 29. Construction waa
contracted under two aepurate unita,
¿heae unita being divided a t the Cooe-
Dooria» County Une. Contract Nee.
207 and 208, for the grading* of both
unita to a standard 20-toot roadbed,
were awarded to John Hampehire 6
The following list is now given us Co., of Grants Paso on October f ,
as the probable members of President 1019. Work waa started immediately
ifter t j ^ award» were made and
i Charles Evans Hughs», of New pushed during the winter of 1919-
York, for secretary of «tato. .
1990. Clearing wna dene and aoam
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t h e
Jefcn W. Weeks, of Massachusetts,
for secretary, of war.
Andrew Mellon, of Pennsylvenie,
for secretary of treasury.
Will H. Hays, of Indiana, for post-
'maspar general, M /
Harry M. Daugherty, of Ohio, for
Henry Wallace, of Iowa, for secre
tary of agriculture.
A. B. Pall, of New Mexico, for sec ummer of the present year, but in
retary of the interior.
July found themselves unable to fi
Herbert Hoover, of California, for rs nee the work any further, lim y
lecretary of commerce.
requested th at the State Highway
. Frank O. Lowden, of Illinois, for
take over the work and
•secretary of the navy.
Inish it by State forces, with the un
Jam es J. Davis, of Fennsylvcnia, derstanding th at they would liquidate
for secretary of labor.
my expense on the p art of the State,
n excess of of the aaaeunts dun them
meed on the quantities involved and
.ha unit price Hems of the contract.
Work waa taken over by the Depart-
nent August 1, 1920, and Saperla-
endent J. D. Mac Vicar plaesd h
harge. A t this date all work not
.-ompleta has baan sublet to station-
men, with the exception of approxi
This tw o miles
That the federal government is co mately two miles.
u n t i n g with the state of Oregon
n bulding a road through the meet mt the early rains have made this
sxcruciating portion of the old rood impossible aad it is expected th at the
letween Myrtle Point and Roseburg work will be either hold over until
to the Cxtcnt of an appropriation pf priag or let out to station gunge,
t i l station work whick la under way
mrvivor po wet and chilled th at Ha 1196,841, as stated in the report of
*t the present time will he completed
recovery w*s doubtful. But it seemed
y j December 1, if reasonably good
* he the only chance, and an officer dicates that Coos county Is getting working weather prevails. *
wrapped it in e woolen muffler, which
Work has boon carried oa in unit No.
>y some miracle was dry, aad placed arc sure, though, th at the poetodlce I in Douglas County under the in-,
the bundle ineide his shirt. In half
perviaioa of Clement F. Waite, Resi
m hour the pigeon had somewhat re that in hauling our mails over that dent Engineer, and on Unit No. 2 in
vived. eqd as the daylight was already
Coos County under W. M. Strohmey-
’ailing it was decided to wait no long-
ir. A brief message was written and
The total estimated seek of this
attached to the right leg of the bird. lion pounds of newspaper were car
ried in the mails during the last fiscal work is *890,600.09, the Federal Gov.
year. New York, of course, stood at >mment co-opcrathtg to the exteut of
.ho head with 287,617347 pounds; »198,660.99, with the State paying the
Pennsytvaqia came next with 1*0,- U lance of *196349.01. A t the date
546,941; Illinois third with 187,928.- of this report, total expenditures of
196; and Ohio fourth with 108, 064,- 1237,711.69 have been made, *168,-
567. Nevada waa the lowest state, 119.00 by the State aad *69398.09 by
with 402,128 pounds.
The total the Federal Governai Sat.
numbqr of pounds of newspaper car
ried in the entire country during the
fiscal yaar 1920 was 1,168,766,302
duct ions b ars been discovered in tax
payers’ returns, saya the Bureau of
The Medford Tribune’s prayer internal Revenus.
meeting editor claims that the heavy
To bo allowed, deductions for looses
rahu this winter are in answer to must be confined to the following
he prayer offered up for rain in
1914-16. If returns are as slow as business; losses sustained in translc-
-hat coming in, we suggest that the
’.lons entered into for profit, though
Medford editor call a special meeting
to t connected with e brads or bus-
and start praying for it to stop.
nee; losses sustained of property aot
Otherwise there is going to be an -''nnected with trade or business if
other flood in this country and we
»rising from fires, shipwreck, storms.
haven’t any ark.—Corvallis TimeU-
>r other casualty, or from theft. To
the extent any of the above lo ss« are
The center of population iS the compensated to r by inauranee they
United States movsd nine and eight are not deductible. •
To bo allowed aa a deduction In the
eenths miles westward and rbout one-
for 1920 a less must have been
fifth of e mile northward between
1919 and 1920. It is now located in ictually sustained during th at year.
the southeaster corner of Owen 4 taxpayer stay feel certain that real
county, Indiana, near the White riv estate owned by him is worth lees
pause and listen—it was the sharp, er in the southwestern part of the than what he paid for It. A merchant
may be convinced th at cartels stock
insistent cell of an electric bell which state.
can not be sold unless marked helew
rings automatically when a homing
-ligeon enter* the “trap.” A non-
ommissioned officer set down his cup »nodical publications in the United » titled to a claim for deduction until
»totes having the privilege of second •*« IoM H " M e absolute by sal# or
door leading to the pigeon loft. From class rates in the mails. During the ®th«r disposition of tbs property,
Claims for losses must conform
t corner where H was huddled he lift fiscal year ending at th at time, 8360
ed a little-blue pigeon, very wet and new papers were granted mail privi-1 closely to the wording of the statute,
bedraggled, skillfully removed a small leges and 8,687 had been discontia- K Iosl sustained in the sale of an au-
tomobile purchased for personal use
aluminum syHnder from its right leg, ued, the net decrease being 97
dipped the bird into a pigeon basket,
and carried it into the mess room.
“ ’Ere!” he called, "set this biarated
pigeon on the ’arth till it dries a rt,” state Highway Commission, has been
and before the order could be obeyed selected by Senator Stanfield as his
to had drawn from the little cylinder private secretary.
a roll of tissue paper, smoothed It out
flat, and was reading aloud:
“ Machine wracked and breaking up
fifteen miles southeast of Rocky
Point. Bond boat.”
Two men had already reached for
their oM dns and wear passing out of
tho door into the fog. Another min
ute end those ripping their tea heard
the staccato “put-put-put" of s mo-
This ought certainly to make a
strong cabinet. Five of the men
flamed have been considered sis of
presidential stature by large numbers
of their countrymen, Judge Hughes
having come very close to election in
1018, and Herbert Hoover having
demonstrated executive abilities dur
ing the Wjgjd war.
|j | One Woman told us:'
“Five m inutes in the m orning
' with my Electric Iron m akes
wash day so much lighter.”
This woman realised how often blouses, frocks
and even lingerie found their way into the laundry
bag ahead of time, just slightly mussed.
Even a hint of untidyness made dainty things
unwearable and added to the weekly w a s h ^ r ^ ^ - l
Now she uses an Electric Iron.
With just a twitch of the switch and a few mo
ments of gentle ironing, crumpled garments become
I smooth and lovely—altogether wearable.
A t Any D ealer
Mountain States Power Co.
'r’yr;£ f m '£
Tobacco Chew then you ever
got from the ordinary kind.
T h e good tob eoeo teste
k * s so long—a small chew
of this chug o f tobeoeo lasts
much longer than a big chew
of the old kind. That's why
it costs lees to use.
A ny men who has used both
kinds will tell you that.
Coitractors k Builders