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CLOVERDALE, TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OREGON. AUGUST 6, 1915
i lie tlopeville Debatin' society was
fcqunr' Joslyn’s idea. It dawned ou
1 :!: j one afternoon as lie was hoeln’ in
his garden, and that evenin' he came
over to the drug store and made a
sptei ii and started the ball rollin’. A
week l iter the society had its first
met; in'. There was a hot time fur
about an hour. O f the forty men pres
ent live wanted to be president, but
after awhile and by puttin' in two
votes fur himself the squar’ was duly
el. te i.
Deacon Jackson was made
and the other offices was strug
gle . ;i. er to an extent. There wasn't
* at the tirst meeting, but
S .. ii .. .sl.vn made a speech o f ac-
< ; an e wl ¿oil raised the price o f buf
fi .• in ilop.-vil'e 10 cents per pound.
A ter saying that he wouldn’t ex-
cnan o places with the president o f the
T'nit d States he b* ran with the year
T."0 l ’>.
nd the way lie come whir-
li i’ along down to the year 1015 made
t: e ; lass 1 i the windows rattle. He
the crowd as he hit Nero,
fit applause as he touched Co-
"ii 1 when lie got through with
i on there wasn’t no holdin’
h! inius. and Jonas Bebee and
a Bradshaw was In tears. After
i l i was over Elder Harper flg-
1 up and declared that the squar’
h d made twenty-seven different p’ints
in his oration.
The subject fur debate at the next
moot In v.ais ’’Decs Honesty Pay?”
T e i ’. -I ce on the affirmative and neg
ative sides was almost even, and Eben-
ezer White was appointed to lend off
and tell bow honesty paid him. Each
speaker was to be limited to ten min
utes. Ebonezer had been thinkln’ it
over fur three or four days, and when
he got up he began with:
“ Fuller me back to the days o f Julius
When Caesar was a young
man o f twenty-two he hadn’t a dollar
to his name and no show to strike a
Job. He had about made up his mind
to commit suicide when he found a
five dollar gold pie; e in the road. Ills
tirst thought was to use the money
to start in business, but it was only a
temptation. Ilis honesty wouldn’t per
mit such a thing. He went around
inquirin’ who lmd lost $5 and at length
found the owner, and the owner took
a likin’ to him and pushed him along
until lie was dually made a king.”
“ That’s one tally m a r; fur the a f
firmative side.” said tii • leaeon as the
i speaker sat down, "and I decide that
Ebeneier lias made live p’ints.
will now hear from Jonas Bebee on
: the negative side.’’
“ Fuller me back to the days o f Julius
Caesar.” 1> gan Jonas as he rose up.
“ When Caesar was a young man of
twenty-two he liqdn’t a dollar to Ills
i name.” continued Jonas. “ He had made
up his mind to hang himself when he
found a stray mewl in the woods. He
sold the critter to the tirst man who
would buy. and with the $12 he receiv
ed he went into politics and pushed
along until lie finally became one o f
the greatest men o f his time.”
“ That’s u tally mark on the nega
tive side.” said the deacon, “ and tho
p’ints seem to 1 • even.”
The deacon called upon Aaron Brad
shaw. who was on the affirmative side.
“ Folier me back to the days o f Julius
Caesar.” 1 egan Aaron, with a wave of
his hand. He had it that Caesar was
poor and out of a Job and discouraged
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I of the year.
No need to come to the bank in person.
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give vou the same satisfaction.
E . L. u lc O A B E , C a sh ie r.
believe we have given them satisfactory banking service and can
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though we have done business bv mail with them for years.
Several of our customers are people vve do not know by sight
Open an ace nnt wi th »his Hank
Avoid all Li
when lie happened t<> find a diamond
ring in a iuudhole. He could have got
an advance o f $50 on it at a pawnbro
ker’s, but he actually went hungry for
three days while huntin' up tho loser.
Struck by such a display o f unselfish
honesty, ttie owner presented him with
$75, took him under his whig and in
time made him king.
“ That’s another tally fur the affirma
tive.” said the deacon, "and 1 guess
I’ll give Aaron the same number of
p’ints as the rest
“ It’s the turn of the negative," said
the deacon as Aaron sat down, “ and
we ll now hear from Pblletus Johnson.”
“ Folier me back to the days o f Julius
Caesar." began I ’biletus as lie rose up.
and there was a row. it was full ten
minutes before order was restored, and
during that time everybody got his
head punched at least once and his
coat torn up the back.
By and by
Deacon Spooner said:
“ It’s n shame ami n disgrace to tills
town o f ours to carry on in this way.
I notice that Jim Yates, who don’t be
long on either side, has Jest come in.
Jim, do you want to say anything?”
“ Not very much,” replied Jim as he
looked around. “ I’d simply like to ask
if anylssly here has lost tills half dol-
Why T h «v End In a Sharp Point and
Not In a Knob.
The reason a lightning r<xl has a
sharp point is because a flue point o f
fers no resistance to tho discharge of
electricity and In order that a cloud
may be emptied o f it noiselessly and
The degree o f resistance 1s in propor
tion to the surface o f the object. If
the rod were surmounted by u knob,
for instance, tho discharge would I ki
violent But many a lightning nxl has
received an electrical discharge when
the people lu the building below were
calmly unconscious o f the fa c t Non-
corrosive metal is used for the point of
the rod, as corrosion makes r< ¡stance.
The dlffeieiice between u point and a
ball is shown hi discharging a battery.
The full charge from a largo battery
would be received quietly on a metal
point, while a moderate charge from a
small one would explode violently on a
It is said Unit a full charge may lie
passed harmlessly through a person's
body if received on the point o f a nee
die, whereas the same charge received
on a discharger with a ball or knob on
the end would mean Instant death.
He held up the coin In ills fingers.
There were forty-seven men in the
Mistakes In U:.» of W o rd s.
room, and every singlo one o f ’em, in-
It use can make authority in tho em
< ludin' tlie deacon and tin* squar’, re
ploy men t of words it is high time that
plied licit it was Ills.
certain etj mo logic ally misused phrase»
“ As to a debatin’ society. It may tie
o f our English tongue should lie adopt
a good thing.” said Jim as a grin
ed into tin- luuul.v o f orthodoxy. Tin
spread over tils face, “ but as to the
word "hc«-t‘-,slty" is habitually used as
subject o f discussion tonight I guess
the equivalent o f “ necessary.” Instead
you'd better drop It and let it stay
of luting its direct opfxisito. A man
dropped. This half dollar lias bin in
“ I «l<f not care for tb • luxuries of
my pocket for two weeks, and every
life If I have the ne essbo-s," when
one o f you was willin' to lie to git
probably he has the ‘not. ssltles” In
hold o f it!"
clam sous abundance, quite as com
Then he moved softly downstairs
ui< n a hltmder Is the confusion be
and went home, and after the rest o f
tween tin* words "ex|*oct" and “ sus
the crowd had snt and looked at each pect." A man says: "There Is a kno k
other for two or three minutes In an at the door. I ’expect' that is the tax
uncomfortable way the (»resident put collector.” He should say. “ 1 have been
on his hat and said:
exjiectlug the tux collector and sm q»e t
“ Instead o f fullerin' anybody else that is he.” -Boston Transcript
hack to the days o f Julius Caesar, I
guess we'd better folier Jim Yates
downstairs and call the thing busted!”
O u g h t to L ovs It.
Lover «passionately» Sir. I love the
very ground your daughter walks on
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