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AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER
F. B. Boyd, Publisher
TRUTH ABOUT THE TRUST.
Published Every Friday. Office, Corner
Third and Jefferson Streets.
Entered In lb FnMofflce at Athens, Oregon,
a cot)il'Mans Mall Matter.
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eTHENA. ORE. NOV. 29... ...... 1912
Tbe Pobliosees in be overwhelming
fleotion of Woodrow WiIbod to tbe
Fresideuoy not a triampb for tbe dem
ocratic party in bdv old patty sense.
Mr.. Wileoa was nominated against
tbe opposition of all tbe "machines"
in tb it party, political and iodnstrial.
and in direct response to tbe demands
of its genuinely progressive elements.
He was eleoted by progressives of all
parties, regardless of whether they
voted for him or not. That tbe puty
vote to I bo demooratio parly was
largely for Wikon after bis nomina
tion is bat a phase of tbe situation.
It goes to show tbat more is to be
gained for progressivism by getting
control of an old party than by tiring
to make a new one. Tbe force of par
ty batit, whioh usually tells against
the now party, may be thns seonrod
for tbe new policies a new por'y
world proolaim. By a new party
witbiu the old one, Dut by tbe dem
ooratio party of tradition, was Mr,
Wilson elaotfd. This new party was
born with Bryan's nomination in 189B.
It ' was foftered by "Bryanism"
through tbe next decade and a half,
while plutocracy and an unawakeued
demoorncy iu Loth parties were joined
toRotber fur its destruction. It uams
to full vigor through Bryan's eeivioe
last snmmei ; aud the progressive par
ty revolt a republican, repetition in
differeLt loitu iu 1913 of the demc-
oratio quatrtl of 1896 helped bring
it into power through Wilsou's flco
tion. All that remains to complete
this triumph of progressivism is for
tbe President elect to recognize in his
administration aud leadership tbe true
uature of the linst tbat has ' been re
posed in him. To urga Mr. Wilson
to be president of tbe wholo people
wonld te ab empty coromonplaop.
This is bis vlain duty of course, and
no one donbts bis rurpose iu ttiat re
sped. But even as he is to be rnoie
than an executive of the national law,
bo be has R larger function than tbat
Whlob tbe polilioal commonplace of
"represcutilg all tbe people'' itn-
pliee. lie has beon elected to repre
sent, in the highest office in tbe land,
a oertaiu kiud of public sentiment and
tbe promotion of a coiUiu kind of
public policy a sdntiment and a pol
icy that have bad no, competent and
faithful leprfsectativo in that office
for half, a oentory or more. On his
fldelity to these obllgHtious will his
loyalty to bis leadeiship ttnst be tried.
It is not as a paity democrat tbat Le
goes to iuto office biit as a demooratio
Demoorst; and at every tniu his good
failb and ability iu iLU respect will
be tbe test of lis oaten.
Under tbe Initiative and Referen
dum, woman 8tffi9ge was adopted in
Oregon, (after five unsoooessful at
tempts). Arizona, Kansas and Miob
igu, and was defeated in Wisconsin.
Tbe states in whioh suffrage is now
conceded tn women tberefore number
ton, being Wyoming. Colorado, Wash
ington, California, Idaho, Utah, Kan
sas. Oregon, Arizona, and Michigan.
Their combined electoral vote is 70.
Placing Telephone Poles.
Tbn teiephoue company construction
department is engaged Ibis week in
placing poles in tbe alleys wbioh will
oairy wires of tbe local system. Com
pany wires heretofore struog on eleo
trio system poles will also be trans
feree at onoe to tbe new poles, wbiob
till in great measure lessen danger
of euob burn-oots as transpired a cou
ple of weeks ago, wben a bigb voltage
wiie fell aoross tbe telephone line and
caused serious damage to tbe cable on
Fine Window Displays.
Store windows in Athena bore at
tractive displays for Thanksgiving
shoppers. Tbe hest tbe market affords
iu edibles were shown by tbe grocers,
while table lioejs was the principal
attraction pot forth by tbe dry goods
department". A tuikey gobbler made
from napkins attracted attention at
Fix & Badtkes.
At n bargain: 600 acres of oboioe
farm land near Athena'. Well im
proved, with plenty of good water.
Une of the best wheat farms In tbe
country. A rare obanoe at only 65.00
per acre. Ten or eleven thousand
dollars down bandies ttis place, bal-
auae on tertjia to suit ibe purchaser.
For further particulars, see
B. P. Eiohards.
For Sale. '
South bulf of Lot 7 and 8, blook 1,
Kiik 1st addition. 6-room bouse. Ex
amiue skub aud make us a Lid; any
reasonable cash offer will be carefully
considered. Mnlliu Bros. Land Co.
105, 3rd Ave. Seattle, Wash.
Bather au nulque wrtiole entitled
"If Adveilihiug Were Eliminated" is
pobhsbed in tin Woman's Home Com
panion, It is worth fiooie study aid
should prove iutemtiug to tbe adver
tiser. It Ib as follows: 'Canyon im
agine what existenoe would Le like if
ell' advertising weie "liiuinBted? It
wonld mean more that) the absence of
advertising iu the pains of the peiiod
loala and newspupeis it would mean
tbat tbe grocer would not hare the
bBme of bii bubiuebs pii.' ted over bis
t!oor or his wiudow. 'J be drugstores
v.ould not display the t;loLoa of odor;
eJ water, Tbe niuitter would nut
annouuoe the topic cf liii next sermon
nor the midweei prtijtr meeting from
tbe pulpit. There wouldn't te i vun
iimu posts at tbe cooutiy crossioadj
i ...r on the street comets iu tonus and
Utlca. If yon visit a Etrange commun
ity where tbere wub no adyeitlsiug
whatever you would realWe bow ab
solutely dependiuit jou aro ttpou ad
vertiuiup. if you wauled to go to a
store, parlicuUily ti e best store, no
one oould direct you.' for that is ad
vertising woid of ruoutb advertising,
wbiob Is eometluictt as important and
aa valuable as auy other, Fiaokly,
yon would find it. piactioally impossi
ble to liva without athet lining, al
though you wight manage to exist af
ter a fashion. A mtru blld could
Jangle us in about a minute if Ms iu
eatiable cuiiotiity wero directed Id ad
veriaiug. To fall tirst questiou wa
caD piotupily end truthfully reply Ibat
a mau ud vttl iw h to make utuuey;
"How dpM bo uake money ty d?er
lining?" tha utm?r U not u easy.
Possibly tie rtilrtiab mind wight te
fratiatkd with tltr explanation tbM ad
vertisirg fnerrews Us volume Of tus
iness, wlioh U (ice it oouisn, tot it
is neither couiprebeusive nor Uual.
Yon rosy fallow it tbiougb tvo fo
many tamiQoatioua aud in the end yon
Notice of Final Account.
In tbe County Court of tbe State
Iu tbe Matter of the Estate
Lucrelia C. Maloney, deceased.
Notice is hereby given to all per
sous whom it may concern that John
Hotbrook and A. B. Rotbrock, ad
luiuisttators of the estate of Luoretia
C. Botbroofr, deceased, bave filed
tbeir final account and repoit in tbe
administration of said estate. Tbat
the County Judge, by tbe order duly
made and entered, has appointed Sat
uiday, the 28th day cf December,
A. D. 1913, at tbe bour of 10 o'clock
in tbe forenoon as tbe time, aud tbe
County Conrtbonse at Pendletou,
Umatilla county, Oregon, as tbe
place, wheie all otiectious and ex
crptions to the said flual account and
report will be beard aud tbe settle
meut thereof tuad.
Dated Ibis thn 89th day of Novem
ber, A. D. 1913. John Botbrock,
A. B. Rothrock,
tion" Do Not Materialize.
Loula O. Bra ridel In Collier's.
Leaders of the new (third term) party
argue tbnt Industrial monopolies should
be legalized lest we losp the efficiency
of large scale production and distribu
tion. No argument could be more nils
It may bo safely asserted that in
America tbere is no line of business in
which ull or. most concerns or plants
must be concentrated In order to tit
tain tbe size of greatest efficiency, for,
while a business may be too email to
be efflrlont. effk-loucy does not grow io
definitely with increasing air.e. What
tbe most efficient size is can be learned
definitely only by experience. Tbe
unit or greatest efficiency 13 reached
wben tbe disnd vantages of size coun
terbalnnce the advantages Tbe unit
of greatest efficiency is exceeded when
the disadvantages of size outweigh the
advantages. Tbe history of American
trusts makes this clear That history
First No conspicuous American trust
owes its existence to tbe desire for in
creased efficiency. "Expected econo
mies from combination" figure largely
in promoters' prospectuses, but they
bave never been a compelling motive
In the formation of any trust On the
contrary, the purpose of combining has
often been to curb efficiency or even to
preserve inefficiency, thus frustrating
the natural law of survival of tbe fit
test Second. No conspicuously profitable
trust owes its profits largely to supe
rior efficiency. Some trusts bave been
very efficient, as bave some Independ
ent concerns, but conspicuous profits
bave been secured mainly through con
trol of the market, through the power
of monopoly to fix prices, through this
exercise of the taxing power.
Third. No conspicuous trust has been
efficient enough to maintain long as
against the Independents Us proportion
of tbe business of the country without
continuing to buy up from time to
time its successful competitors
the Egyptian vessel, the Joy of Ttotethy
Phllopator, with galleries and prom
enades, a temple of Venus with her
statue, a drinking hall, belvederes, a
grotto the sides of which ,were deco
rated with precious stones set ifl, fT
na ments of gold. Boston Herald.
"What a grand old world thin Is!
Have you ever seen a 'more perfect
day than thtar "
" "Has your salary been .raised 7"
"New boy at your house 7
"Oh, no; nothing like that."
"Perhaps t you have received word
that you are heir to a fortune?'
Nothing of that Wnd has happened
to me." . .- .- ., . .
"Perhaps you have written a play
that somebody has accepted for a pro
"Tin not a writer. - Why do you
make such a suggestion ?"
J'l'm Just trying to figure out why
you think tbe world Is so grand and
the day so beautiful."
V0h, you're one of those who can't
understand why one may be optimistic
without having some material reason
for It eb? By the way. I've Just sold
my house for $2,500 more than I paid
for It eight months ago." - Chicago
I . The Wild Horse. " ;
The "wild horse." which until recent
years was comparatively plentiful in
the southwest and west, was the off
spring of the horses Introduced Into
the western continent by tbe Span
lards. When Tizarro and Cortes In
vaded Peru and Mexico they too': with
tbem the horses (the first ever known
in the new world) from which sprang
the droves of mustangs and bron
chos that used to roam in unfettered
freedom over the plains of Texas, Cali
fornia and New Mexicp and the wide
pampas of South America. Some of
the wild horses were of good size and
very beautiful, but most of them, ow
ing probably to lack of proper breed
ing, were of the pony variety. New
FARMER GETS LESS, BUT-
He Has to Pay Mora For What He
., Doesn't Raise.
The United States department of
agriculture tins Just announced that
notwithstanding the Increased cost of
living among the people as n . whole
there was a greater decline In the
prices paid to farmers from Aug. 1 to
Sept 1 this year than there was last
The average farm prices of the im
porta nt crops (corti, wheat, oats, bar
ley, rye, flaxseed, potatoes, tobacco,
cotton and bay. which represent
about three-fourths of tbe value of all - MuijCB, Noto.
the country's crops) declined 7 per Lord North was once asked why he
cent during the month, while in that.) flld not BUbscribe for a certain series
time Inst yen they qeciineu in price
' J Tower of London.
A royal palace, consisting of no more
than what Is now known as the "White
Tower," appears to bnve been the be
ginning of the Tower of London. It
was commenced In 1078 by William
the Conqueror and finished by Wil
liam's, son, William Rufus, who, in
1008, surrounded it with walls and a
broad ditch. Several succeeding kings
made additions to It, and King Edward
III: erected the church. In 1G38 the
old White Tower was rebuilt, and in
the reign of Charles II. ft great number
of .additions were made to It. The
new buildings In the Tower were com
pleted in 1850. . '
NOTICE OF FINAL ACCOUNT.
In tbe County Conrt of the State of
Oregou for Uniitilla County.
In tbe Matter of the Estate of Hugh
MoLeau (MoLnne), Deceased:
Notice is hereby given to all per
rons wbom it may oonoern tbat
Ctarles MoLeau, administrator of the
estate of Hugh MoLeau (MoLano),
deceased, bus Oled his final aooount
i ud report iu tbe administration of
tho estate; tbat the County Judge,
by order duly made and entered, bas
appoiuteu Monday, tbe !iOtb day of
December, A. D., 1913, at ten o'clock
iu 110 foreuoou, as tbe time, and the
County Conithouse ut Peudleton,
Otcgou, as the place, where tho said
Dual uooouut aud repoit will te beard
aud the settlement theirof made.
Dated this the 39tb day of Novem-
Cur, A. D. 1912.
by Peterson & Wihou,
At'on eys lor Administrator.
only 4.4 per cent, and during the Inst
four years the decline In price aver
aged 8.8 per cent. Tho average of
farm prlceR on Pept 1 was 2.8 per
cent lower than on that date last
year. x '
Prices paid to farmers on Sept 1
this year, with comparison of prices
paid on the same date last year, follow:
Corn $0 776
But the prices on tariff
articles of manufacture which the
farmer has to buy continue to soar.
IL HE DIED
Taylorshurg, Ohio. Abe Skinuei,
the villuga pessimist, laughed himself
to death from reading BIFF I the
Orcnt Ametioau Magaslue ot Fon
w bioh is making greater strides ttau
auy other inagaiciue before the Amer
ican publio today. It is a ntagatlue
that will keep the whole family in a
good bumor 'J he a' all of Biff contains
the greatest mtiste, oarioaturists,
critics and oditon on tbe eoutiuent.
It is bigbly illustrated aud piloted iu
many oolois. It will keep tbe whole
family cheerful tbe year 'ronud. You
can afford to speud f0o a year to do
(Lis. Send this clipping and r0o to
day to Tbe Blf Pabllshiug Co. Duy-
too, Ohio, for one year's subscription.
it wit ounng one or uie recent
strike An old man. evidently n strlk
er, who looked rather seedy and down
at the heel, went up to a trio of young
striker who were standing nt the ihu
ner of the street aud asked If one of
them could loud him a match. One of
tbe young men. thinking be would
have a joke nt the old man's expense,
bunded hliu a match and with a seri
ous face sakl to him:
"But when will I get It back?"
Luxury on Snipboartf.
Sumptuously furnished vessels were
known centuries ago. The ship that Ar
chimedes designed for Illcro II., king
of Syracuse, not ouly was wonderfully
decorated the story of the Iliad was
told In marquetry, but there were flow
er beds on the promenade deck, n gym
nasium, staterooms with three beds, a
library, bathroom with hot and cold
water, stables and horses, fish pouds
and many fair rooms paved with agate
and precious stones. And this vessel
was designed ns a carrier of wheat. It
was Qist tunned the Syrncusnn, but
afterward the Alexandrian. Archltne-
lus wrote a poem in Its honor, and
Illcro, In gratitude and appreciation,
sent hi m a thousand measures of
cheese and thoughtfully .prepaid the
expense. Mosctilon gives n detailed de
sprlntlon of Mm kIiIm Tl;"ii Mi'nv wan
of concerts, as his brother, the bishop,
bad done. "IM were as deaf as my
brother," be answered. "I would." In
the Musical Amateur Mr, Kobert Ha
ven Sclmuffler: tells Berlioz's story of
the young woman in the music store
to indicate the sort of performer whose
Audience would And deafness a positive
I "But mademoiselle," suggested the
Clerk, "will not this piece in live sharps
perhaps lie rather too difficult?"
I "Pooh!" she replied ' disdainfully.
"That Is all one to me. Whenever 1
find more than two sharps or flats I
scratch them out with my penknife "
Wiie Old George.
She And bow did you like the meet
He-Flue, especially the talk by that
pretty little Mrs. Feathcrly.
She-Mrs. Featherly! Why. the silly
creature hasn't an Ulca In her foolish
"Maybe not. my dear, hut she's nw
fully cute "
"On second thought, (leorge, you
needn't go with me ngaln."-Cleveland
"You were speaking Just before tbe
postman handed you your mail about
our glorious Institutions. Won't you
continue the subject? I'am interested."
"No. Confound our Institutions! I've
Just received notice to call and pay
my taxes." Chicago Record-Herald. ..
Wife Silence Is golden, they say. '
Husband Gosh, yes! Think how
rich I would have been If I hadn't
asked you to marry me!
Oh, what men dare do, what men
may do, what men dally do, not know
ing what they do! Rhakesiiesre.
Ma j. i l j .i , .i I "After the strike," was the Quick
.1 Bud that adverting pa, lor tbe (housU-Uumte4 'ply, V 'S
LAND OF PALMS
A PLEASURE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
ASK ANY AGENT OF THE O WRoN
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PHYSICIAN AND. SURGEON
Special attention given to all
cahb both night and day.
OaMaymmntly answered. Office on Third
Street, Athena Oregor
' PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Calls answered promptly night or day."
PETERSON, WILSON AND
j. , Attorney s-at-Law
Athena, .Oregon. Pendleton, Oregon
Homer I. Watts
C. W. LASSEN. M. D. V.
Official Stock Id spec tor. Graduate McKllllp
Vetlnary college, Chicago
Pbane Mnln 7, FKNDLETON, dBKGOM
Veterinary Surgeon & Dentist
C. H. SMITH
Te Live Stock
Phone Main 376 " MILTON, OREGON
Back at the Old Stand
and ready to give you the same satisfactory service you
' " always received from me here.
J. W. WRIGHT'S BARN, at 2nd and Current Streets
ST. NICHOLS HOTEL I
J. E. FROOME, prop.
Only First-class Hotel in
THE ST. NICHOLS -
In t be only one thai can accommodate
J Can be teoomended lor He clean and
A - well ventilated rooms.
WATCH AND CLOCK REPAIRING M SPECIALTY.
Cob. Mais and Third, ATBiA,Or.
For the Best Work
HENRY KEENE. Agent,
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fflS' .yr:.m ft i :
tA. J. Parker
Cla Ho d em
and Up-to -d a le
SOUTH SIDE MAIN
trta most healina salve in the vvorld.
Hardware & Implements
: G. W. Proebstel, Weston
We are showing a fine line of Heaters, Cook Stoves and
Ranges. .Our stock of Hardware, Implements and Ve
hicles is complete. ,We have the new Empire drills, har--ness
and horse Clothing, Wood, Coal, Lumber, Building
Material, Wire Fencing, Plumber's outfits, etc.
All Sold at Reduced Prices for Cash
Saved Her Life from Pneumonia
' "My wife had a severe attack of Pneu
monia which followed a case of La Grippe
and I believe that FOLEY'S HONEY
AND TAR saved her life," writes Jamea
Coffee, of Raymond, Missouri.
Good Results In Every Casa
Dr. C. 3. Bishop, Agnew, Mich., writes: '
"I have used FOLEY'S HONEY AND
TAR in three very severe cases of pneu-,
monia with good results in every case."
Cured ef TcrrHIi Coch ea Lcns
N. Jackson, of Danville, 111., writes:
"My daughter bad a severe attack of
La Grippe and a terrible cough on her
lungs. We tried great many remedies
without relief. She tried FO LET'S
HONEY AND TAR which cured her.
She has never been troubled with a cough
Curt J Clua Very Lv K!A
'J.T.Bryan, of Lowder, III., writes:
My little boy was very low with pneu
monia. Unknown to the doctor we gave
him FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR.
The result was magical and puzzled the
dectar, as ft immediately stopped the
racking cough and he quickly recovered."