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About The Coquille Valley sentinel. (Coquille, Coos County, Or.) 1921-2003 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 26, 1940)
For then will justice wear the crown.
the staff of Brigadier General Thos.
For still in God we trust.
E. Riles, commander of the 83d brig-
Unander who has been
385 N. Henry Strleet
/ernor as research
promoted to the
On a bed of pain from which he
post of executive assistant.
will in all probability never rise and
walk again, Velorous Call submits the
A total fo 171* civilian trainees following to the Sentinel for publica
are now enroleld in Oregon's nine oc tion in its columns. Mr. Call who
Only six independent candidates cupational contort according to O. I.
was a C. H. S. graduate some 15 or
had qualified tor positions on the Paulson, acting state director of vo
18 years ago, was struck with
November ballot by dosing time teat cational education. The largest en
arthrites a few years ago which has so
Friday night They are: Russell Gal rollment is at the Benson Polytechnic
crippled him from the waist down
braith, Redmond, for state represen school in Portland where *73 young
that he will never walk again, the
tative, Deschutes and Lake counties; men are in training for jobs in defense
H. C. Schmalz, Bums, for district at industries. The Eugene vocational
The subject of which his poem
torney, Harney county; Ercel E. King, school has an enrollment of 333
treats is given more thought today
Hood River, for district
; Salem, 230; Pendleton, 183; than ever before.
Hood River county; Charles E. Board Oregon City, 1*0; Astoria, 72; Bend,
IN GOD WE TRUST
man, Mitchell, for district attorney,' 21; LaGrande, 48; and the new school
Wheeler county; William R. Cook, at Medford, *0. Plans are under way No more the children run and smile
Benekth the warming sun.
Madras, for state rerpesentative, for the opening of additional training
Crack and Jefferson counties; H. H. centers in this state, Paulson said. For death now stalks the peaceful isle,
Where life was full of fun.
Stallard, for representive in congress
third Oregon district
Oregon as a state will save as much No%ore the skies are velvet blue.
Where winds were wild' to play
as *50,000 by reason of the mobiliza
tion of the national guard into federal Among the fawny clouds of dew,
That softly fade away.
service, according to Major General
George A. White, state adjutant gen Swift planes by dark dash through
eral. Thia saving will come about
On wings of flashing light;
through discontinuance of all state
uniform allowances and all allow And little helpless children die
That man may win his fight.
ances to national guard unite from
state funds. White the main office of The sting of death on wings is free,
For death has found a cause
the adjutant general will remain in
Salem the records and property sec To wipe away democracy
And God’s immutable tews.
tions will be transfererd to Camp
Murray to which place a small staff But let the band of time bear down
LOU1 FARES-Oil IH1Í5
And crumble death to dust,
of civilian clerks will accompany the
Whet I have to say now is just pri
vate thinking, aloud. I ask myself
this question, does liberty, freedom
and power entail responsibilities?
The answer is certainly, yes. A very
profound yes. To be free, to have i
Activity an Oregon’s political front
liberty, requires the acceptance of • gained considerable impetus this week
duties and the earnest endeavor to ) as the republicans brought their big-
perform those duties well. Whether ’ gest gun—none other than Presiden
your liberties and freedom are cur tial Candidate Wendell Willkie—into
tailed or extended depends on how ’ the state for a series of rear platform
well you handle pr fail to handle your ’ speeches at Klamath Falls, Eugene
and Salem and a major address at
The child most free in the home is i Portland on Monday morning. Every-
the child who does not abuse his free • where along the line the G. O. P. stan-
dom. The freest man on earth is the ' dard bearer was greeted by enthusias
man who consciously or better un tic throngs, all of which is regarded
consciously, wilfully or better unwil- by republican leaders as indicative
fully refrains from abusing the tews i of the popularity of their candidate
of society. The freest slave is the i and assurance of victory for the
slave who respects the rules of his i Willkie-McNary ticket in November.
master. The freest people are the >
It is. however, a bit early in the
one who realize freedom is costly and I' campaign to venture any predictions
therefore a treasure. A treasure that as to the outcome of the presidential
is an eseet to you and therefore an contest so far as Oregon is concerned.
asset to the one who tabes it from you. Republican Chairman Ralph Cake is
A treasure worth protecting not just claiming Oregon for Wlllkte by at
least 50,000 majority.
Now the protection of liberty is a leaders are making just as extrava
compound problem. It requires all gant claims for the Roosevelt-Wal
the attributes, faculties and ingenuity lace ticket All of which must be
of man to create and carry on ad in put down as wishful thinking rather
finitum, I do not intend to discuss than conservative estimates.
its myriad phases I have one thought L Unprejudiced political observers
in mind. Does the added liberty, believe that Willkie will carry Ore
freedom and power under Unionism gon This belief is based upon the
carry with it responsibilities? Yes; fact that Oregon is normally a repub
most certainly, yes. The success and lican state, coupled with the addi
perpetuation of Union depends en tional fact that WUlkie’s running mate
tirely, an how unions accept and per —Chas. L. McNary—is a native son
form the duties and responsibilities and a very popular one as witnessed
involved. The liberties we have un by his repeated elections to the Unit
der unionism are every one bought ed States sens*- If, under these cir
and paid for or are being bought and cumstances, Willkie can not carry
Oregon, these observers point out,
They are treasures some would take then the republican cause nationally
away because they are valueless? No, is pretty hopeless.
because they are valuable. If they
Offsetting the republican com
are valuable then they are worth pro plexion of Oregon and the strength
which McNary will bring to the tick
tecting as well as accepting.
How then can we protect them? By et, democrats are counting strongly
acknowledgment of the responsibili on the strength of the New
ties involved and the performance of the labor groups as well as
our duties well. I shall endeavoj to workers, reliefers and other benefi
name a few responsibilities without ciaries of new deal benefactions.
Outside of Willkte’s visit to the state
going into too much detail an each.
First and above all is, do pot lot : [the only major development on
power go to our head. A book could I Oregon’s political front this week was
be written on this alone; suffice it to • the outright declaration of former
say, power to a tonic to any human, , Chas. H. Martin, an old line demo-
in dizzying proportions. It is an i crat, in support of the Willkie-Mc
opiate of the strangest kind and the Nary ticket. Martin, who la bitterly
Individual iaitastrtal organ, union or opposes to the New Deal, has accepted
the state chairmanship of the Jef
fersonian democrats of Oregon, an
organization of conservative demo
crats who are supporting the repub
lican national ticket this fall. Other
prominent democrats affiliated with
Announcement of the promotion of
this organization are George P. Put Mrs. Helen Beelar, from the position
nam, publisher of the Salem Capital- of chief clerk in the executive de
Journal; I. H. Van Duzer, prominent partment to that of secretary was
Portland lumberman; and State Sen made this week by Governor Sprague
ator Dellmore Lessard. The group simultaneously with the announce
attempted to buy a page in the offi ment that Cecil J. Edwards, his secre
cial voters pamphlet in support of tary, had been granted a year’s leave
Willkie but were denied the privi of absence to serve with the Oregon
lege on the ground that they did not national guard in which he holds a
represent a “political organization < captain’s commission as s member of
Gee Oerding Ranks High
With Continental Asurrance Co.
Word has just come from the of
fice of the Continental Assurance
Company at Chicago, advising that
George E. Oerding of Coquille, is
one of six men in the entire sales
force of that company which is show
ing an increase in business produced
each and every month thia year. Vice
President W. Edwin White of the Con
tinental has forwarded to Mr Oerding
an insignia of mamebrship in the
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