Ashland American. (Ashland, Jackson County, Or.) 1927-1927, March 04, 1927, Image 2

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    ASHLAND AMERICAN
And do you know not a darn.
example an old farmhouse which crease prices and then to maintain
One
of ’em got hurt!
was obviously run down and un­ them on a higher level by means o f
a
plan
which
must
o
f
necessity
in­
profitable, stating that this was a
crease production while decreasing
A d Independent Weekly Paper Published at A.hUnd, Oregon
Judge; “ How do you happen to
poor place to rear a family.
(Successor to the Central Point American)_____________
consumption,
is
to
fly
in
the
face
of
be
in this condition; have you been
“ That farmer doesn’t have to live
an
economic
law
as
well
established
drinking?”
PAUL ROBINSON, Editor and Publisher
out there,” said Ford.
“ He could
as any law o f nature. Experience
Stew: “ No shur I ain’t been drink-
live in town, drive out in a cheap-
O ffice at ‘174 East Main Street
shows
that
high
prices
in
any
given
in’.
I jusht shmelt the breath o f a
BUSINESS AND NEWS PHONE 95
priced car, do his farming and re­
year
mean
greater
acreage
the
next
brewery
horsh.”
every night to a habitable
$ 2.00 turn
One Year
year.”
modern home.”
Advertising Rafes Civen on Application
Mr. Coolidge declared the bill
Didja hear about the Scotchman
With inventions now available,
Entered at the Poatoffice at Ashland, O re g o n , as Second Class Matter, Ford insists, the farmer can “ cut his clearly involved governmental fixing that went insane because he bought
a score coni o( a baseball game und
under the Act o f Congress o f March S, 1879
work to almost nothing.”
Modern of prices.
"It gives the proposed federal neither team scored.
machinery
and
modern
methods
JACKSON
COUNTY’S
WEEKLY
PA P E R
could enable him to operate his farm board almost unlimited authority to
M tnbsr STATE EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION
Patents have been issued for a new
profitably, working short hours, and fix prices on the designated com­
Member NATIONAL EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION
German
process for photographing
modities,”
he
said.
“
Nothing
is
more
at the same time having all the ad­
in
natural
colors on paper.
certain
than
that
such
price
fixing
vantages o f the city for comfort, rec­
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1927
reation, social opportunities and edu­ would upset the normal exchange
Phone it to 95.
relationship existing in the open
cation for his children.
market
and
that
it
would
finally
have
Evidently, Mr. Ford has not kept
PAINTERS
abreast o f the times in the farm­ to be extended to cover a multitude
of
other
goods
and
services.
Govern­
ing communities. Modern inventions
HAWLEY WILL REMAIN
Every day somethin# else is
are making the farmer’s life a little ment price fixing, once started has
thought of that the state legislature
CLIFF BURLINCAME
easier to be true, but we haven’t alike no justice and no end.
accomplished during the recent ses­
The 1928 primaries are along ways yet seen a successful farmer who,
“ It is economic folly from which
Painter and Decorator
sion.
in the future, but a desire for pub­ with all the modern inventions, would this country has every right to be I
Papering, Tinting
lic office is as restless as a five cent call his day done, after he had work­ spared.”
Phone 98
Spring is reigning supreme in piece in a small boy’s pocket.
“ This so-called equalization fee is
ed the eight hours of the city work-
W. C. Hawley, representative in j er. His farm is his business and he \ not a tax for purpose o f revenue in
southern Oregon. Trees in blossom,
birds singing, boys playing ball and congress, is due for some opposition I will work from daylight until dark the accepted sense,” said the presi­
marbles and speeders burning up the in the coming campaign. This is to be I if necessary to make it a success.
dent. "It is a tax for the special
W. H. ROSS & SONS
expected and offers little out of the
gas.
Furthermore the farmer is not benefit of particular _ groups. As a
Painters and Decorators
ordinary. But why search for con­ lacking in social recreational and direct tax on certain of the vital
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The self­ necessaries o f life it represents the
As hot days approach, it is time gressional timber to replace Mr. educational advantages.
1023 East Main Street
Without much yelling or same car and other inventions which most vicious form o f taxation.
Its
for the fashionable flappers to with­ Hawley.
ASHLAND, OREGON
draw those furs from the cedar campaign fireworks, Congressman would permit living in a city makes real effect is on employment of this
Hawley
has,
in
each
successive
term,
it possible for the farmer to enjoy coercive powers o f government to
closets.
worked untiringly for Oregon as a the same luxuries on the farm.
the end that special groups of farm­
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REAL ESTATE
whole and each Oregonian individ­
ers
and processors may profit tem­
The
country
folk
have
their
gath­
San Francisco is working hard to
ually.
We venture the statement erings just as often as those in the porarily at the expense of other
land the 1928 Republican National
that W. C. Hawley has accomplished city.
The automobile has made it farmers and of the community at
convention. We hope she wins. Some
-S E E -
more for the individual Oregonians, one o f the largest producing mines large.”
of us who have never been "sent”
BROWN & RICE
Oregon cities and the state, than any possible for a man to reach his
The message declared the bill
to a national convention, may yet
for a bargain in
other one man in the house o f rep­ neighbor’s place in a very short time. economically unsound since it would
have the opportunity to attend one,
— REAL E S T A T E -
resentatives..
The telephone is just as accessible be unlikely that surpluses could al­
and talk about it the rest of our lives
63 North Main Street
J. W. Mott o f Astoria is not as the city phone. The radio brings ways be exported.
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Ashland, Oregon
bashful in letting the press proclaim
“ Increased production on the one
Medford is out after a new can­ him an avowed candidate for Mr. even better results that the city op­
erator can obtain. School busses call hand, coupled with decreased do­
nery, a woolen mill, a pulp mill a . Hawley’s seat in congress. Mr. Mott
A. M. Beaver
Telephone 68
almost at their gates to take their mestic consumption on the other,
new railroad and u new business
will never be nominated in 1928. Mr. children to school.
would
mean
an
increased
exportable
block. We admire the ambition of
Mott can make a fast and furious
We know of many city people who surplus to be dumped on the world
Reliable-Responsible, Real Estate,
our sister city, and if it will help campaign and is an easy and flowery
Loans, Insurance
find
it
cheaper
and
more
pleasant
to
market,”
said
the
president.
“
This
in
them any, we’ll gladly o f ri r our
References: Citizens Bank o f Ash­
talker, but of the two men, Hawley have their homes in the country and turn, would mean a constantly de­
honest opinion that she wins her
land, First National Bank, State
appeals to Oregonians and is too come to work in their machines. Mr. creasing world price until the points
Bank of Ashland— 175 Main St.
wishes. One can get what they want
well known.
Ford should revise his statement to was reached where the world price _____ ASHLAND. OREGOON
if they want it bad enough to get it.
Of talked o f candidates to date read also that the city people are was sufficiently low so that, even
o
Senator B. L. Eddy of Roseburg. also enabled to enjoy the advant­ though increased by our tariff du­
All Oregon appreciates the glad I would receive more votes than Rep­
ages o f country life by the inven­ ties, commodities would flow into the
REAL ESTATE
announcement that Portland is to resentative Mott.
tions he suggests.— Rogue River country in large quantities.”
Good City for Country
have her "Rose Festival" this year.
Courier.
— Buys and Trades—
Furthermore, the president object­
It gives us all a splendid excuse to
STILL IN OUR POCKETS
F. L. NUTTER
240 E. Main
ed to the power given to the federal
visit the big Oregon metropolis. The
THE FARMERS LOST BILL
Ashland, Oregon
farm
bureau
under
the
measuree.
ros*» show is the one big yearly
If you don’t mind getting hot un­
“ The law fixes no standards, im­
events of the Northwest, and many
der the collar, read this.
You may
The McNary-Haugen farm relief poses no restrictions and requires no
were disappointed that the show
I thank Mr. Garet Garrett for dig­ bill was vetoed by President Coolidge regulations o f any kind,” said he.
fniled to materialize last year. The
ging up the facts, and us for passing On the announcement last Saturday
To expect moderation under these
dates for the festival this year are
G E O R G E E. F O X
along the news. News it is— briefly we heard a near-farmer remark: “ I circumstances is to disregard ex­
June 1,‘i to 18.
— "truth about our war loans, or, told you so, all for Wall street.” Of perience,” he said. “ And credit hu­
REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE
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- . .
our League of Debtors,” which Mr. course we naturally asked the speak­ man nature with qualities it does not
Good Bargains in Land
Agriculture will be placed on a Garrett explains fully in the Sat­ er if he hail read the McNary-Haugen possess.”
and City Property
level with other industries. The veto urday Evening Post, issue of Febru­ bill, and his answer was: “ No, I never
Pointing out that the department
Central Point
Oregon
o f the McNary-Haugen bill, will do ary 12. In substance he proves. "It seen it; don’t bother with ’em.” So
o f justice had been employed in
it. The results will lie favorable, we has gone far enough.”
this, generally speaking, is the way breaking up combinations aimed at
predict, to farming interest. A d if­
When the war ended we had many opinions are formed.
raising the cost o f living the message
Are you going to Buy or Build I
ferent bill will result; a better plan bought goods and services of the
Home in Ashland ? ? ?
McNary has been talking “ farm re­ continued:
and one meeting the approval o f all British Empire
Write JOHN B. SHELEY,
totaling
$2,500,- lief” for years, as if the farmers
“ The granting o f any such power
Central Point, Oregon
classes o f farms and farmers.
One 000,000— for which we had paid in
were all a bunch o f starving Armen­ to a government board is to run
for LOANS-10 year
thing is certain, that is, the prom­ cash. Great Britain had required
ians. He gets sympathy and votes counter to our traditions, the phil­
County Agent for the Benefit Sav
inence the situation has obtained goods and services o f us to the
mgs & Loan Association
and we admit that ('harley is a good osophy o f our government, the spirit
and the interest aroused. The agri- amount of $3,750,000,000— which
We
make
loans on town property
senator for Oregon, a vote getter and o f our institutions and all principles
anywhere in the county
curtural question is the most serious she had borrowed from us— and
worker for the West. We have had o f equality.
and most important in America, and $.i00,000,000 more after the Armis­
doubts about the farm relief bill,
"The administrative difficulties in­
the recent legislative activities have tice.
ever since we first heard o f it.
volved are sufficient to wreck the
ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW
presented the subject to the world.
In France our war department had
We couldn’t help hut think back plan.”
Action, favorald action, is sure to required goods and services to the
to our younger days every time we
Opening his veto message. Presi­
result.
value o f $1,750,000,000 which we hear the Senator talking about the dent Coolidge said in part:
w. G. TRILL
had paid in cash. France required down-trodden farmer.
We try to
“ The conditions which senate bill
THE GREENBACK
goods an»l services o f us to the avoid the unpleasant (or pleasant) ; 4808 is designed to remedy have
amount of $2,000,000,000 all of memories, but. as stated, every item been and are unsatisfactory to many
Attorney-at-Law— Notary Public
The old Greenback, unquestionably which we had loaned her—and $1.- we read or press dispatch of activi­ cases.
in southern Oregon in former days, 000,00(1,000 more after the Armistice ties of McNary-Haugen, brings those
Central Point
“ No one can deny that the prices
Oregon
is soon to he in full production.
In all, when the war ended, we mental movie slides of ex-Senator o f many farm products have been
I his news will go a long way toward had loaned the Allies $9,500,000,(100 Peffer, "Sockless” Jerry Simpson,
out of line with the general price
offsetting the feeling occasioned by
and had paid them in cash $4,500,- the former populist leaders o f Kan­ level for several years.
No one
m ortuary
the flood losses, for it no doubt 000,000 -a small total of $1.3,750,- sas, the farmers alliance, back mem­
could fail to want every proper step
presages n general resumption of 000.000.
ories o f former political days and taken to nssure to agriculture a just
mining development work in southern
England now owes us $4.250,000,- oritorical outburst hatched before the and secure place in our economic
Oregon.
PE i <L f u n e r a l h o m e
000 and France $3.000,000.000.
grasshopper days and magnified scheme. Reasonable nnd constructive
Those who remember the days
The present cash value o f all ever since.
legislation to that »9,1 would be
"hen the Greenback was turning out settlements, including the one pend­
< erner Sixth and Oakdale
The veto o f the McNary-Haugen thoroughly justified and would have
its golden bullion tell us that times ing with France, is roughly one-half will practically hush “ farm plans”
the interest o f that nation at heart.
Medford, Oregon
were good in Grants Pass and in the the amount the debtors borrowed__ for the 1928 campaign.
The difficulty with this particular
surrounding country. The mine was and remember $2.000,000,000 of
The president said in a special measure is that it is not framed to
rieh there was no doubt o f that. It these loans were made after the message to the senate that he had
aid farmers as a whole, nnd it is,
ABSTRACTORS
is just ns rich today and further de­ Armistice was signed.
declined to approve the bill “ because furthermore, calculated to injure
velopment work will show that the
All of this is in reply to another the measure discriminates definitely rather than protect the general public
mine can be operated for mnny sentimental wave o f propaganda against products which make up what welfare."
JACKSON COUNTY
years and turn out its hundreds of which is now sweeping our land for has been universally considered a
thousands of dollars each year.
abstract CO .
a cancellation of Europe’s war debt program of safe farming.
There is a growing demand that a
I here are no complete records of to us. Don’t you think we have loaned
“ The bill
.gles out a few pro­ larger part o f the time in the school*
TH E n v i
in 1*85
the mines production but partial enough? If you don’t, you would, ducts, chiefly sectional.”
he said be employed in teaching the hoy* j M s TFM i Í IN
n .1
U \( r ' KS
' 1' o KTK
TITLE
n COUNTY
ones show that at least $.1,5000.000 if you will read Mr. Garett’s com­ and proposes to rnise the prices on
nnd girls trades, and how to do the
T"?.'“ . ° f Title «od
has been taken out.
Future years p lete article.
You will then help, those regardless o f the fact that things that go to build homes, pro­
* '*le Insurance.
may see that figure equalled and whenever need be, in that delicate thousands o f other farmers would
duce necessities from the soil, an<i
rurpassed.
task of removing Europe’s hand from be directly penalised.
perform the task* for the upkeep of
monuments
Mr. Klump’* announcement Wed­ Uncle Sam’s pockets.
And it’» high
"The chief objection to the bill is the community.
nesday was made in the beet of t me.— Pacific Record Herald.
that it would not benefit the farm­
'■•tith. He waited to tell what wa* in
er.” the president continued. “ What­
We think that the hardest thing
roinect until he wa* certain that
FORD AND THE FARMER
ever may be the temporary influnce to .earn about farming i# getting un
SWAN BLU
• ovelopment could proceed. Work 1«
or arbitrary interference, no one at 4 a. m.
T»
Sv
ready progressing on the road tn
** "»w ready ti
Henry Ford hai stated hit belief can deny that in the long run price#
®n all kind# of
'Se mine. That means that there it hat farmer* should live in town#, will be ft}verged by the lave of #up-
A tigh— the dye {* eg*t.
tery w- «'•
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t . U ao delay — ({rant. Pa«, fauriee In a rvcenl interview he n«*d a* aa pi? t'.ed
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