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About The Ashland register. (Ashland, Jackson County, Or.) 1927-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 29, 1927)
T h e R E G I S T E R ’S E D I T O R I A L a n d F E A T U R E F a y e
C. J. READ, Editor and Publisher
âhc Aahlauil üU'yissU'r
S «m i- W evhly P a p e r Publish* *i at Atitlsnd, O r e g o n
Formerly tne Central Point ami Ashland American
O ffiee at 372 Kant Main Street
BUSINES AND NEW S RHONE 95
Or a Romance and Adventure in and
of the West
A d v e r tis in g Rates G iv e n on Ap p lic a tion
Entered at the Portoffice at Ashland, Oregon, as Second CIUM
Matter, under tiie Act of Congress o f March 3, 1870
By D A V ID M A R K
M e m b e r STATE E D ITO R IA L ASSO CIATIO N
M e m b e r N A T IO N A L E D ITO R IA L A SSO CIATIO N
216 Central Ave., Ashland, Oregon
END OF THE RAIN BO W
A few days ago the Miami Herald published
sixty-two pages 01 legal notices in fine print ad
vising owners of lots that th uarcels of land de
scribed will be offered for sale at public auction
for the payment of delinquet taxes. The typical
tax bill oustanding against these lots amounts to
less than $15. The typical assessment is in the
neighborhood of one thousand dollars. Appar
ently, thousands of former owners of boom'lots
are ready to permit t^eir property to slip from
their hands because of their inability or unwill
ingness to put up three additional $5 bills.
It involves a sharp strain on one’s senses of
reality to recall that the lots now advertised as
junk were only two years ago the articles of fren
zied exchange. What kind of madness was this
that two or three years ago set tens of thousands
o f otherwise rational bank clerks, plumbers’ help
ers, 1 • •irage keepers and ex-grocery store manag-*
era sweeping into Florida in search of lands that
they expected to build upon?
Imagination is all right in fiction, but it takes
more than that to fill 500,000 lots with bunga
lows. A point was reached when ima/ination
went stale. Trading slowed up. Then it slowed
down. Then it stopped altogether. Now comes the
sheriff. Thousands who “ bought” Florida lots
lots have gone back t tending school and keep
ing store, and will n • :er return to claim them.
The lots will return to the la ad ^companies, to the
banks, and ultimately will lx* reconsolidated into
the truck and citrus farm that they were once up
on a time and should have remained. It >vill be a
long and harrowing process this Squeezing fake
values from subdivisions born 50 years before
their time, but it will have to be gone through
with before they can be returned to sane and use
W H A T SCHW AB SAYS
< hailes M. Schwab, the steel executive, recent
ly stated, in response to the question of a woman
reporter, “ I am content with my life as 1 lived it
and I’m not through yet ” Saying that “ not a
single day would 1 change." he corrected it the
next day by aiding that he would like tq live ov
er the (lay he rejected the chance
Wright Brothers in their first aviation venture,
because he turned them down with the remark
that it was a harum-scarum stunt.
Most of us would have made .the same mis
take Schwab is one of the bigg 4'men in the in
dustrial life of the nation, and may be interest
ing to some of our readers, particularly the young
folks, to get his viewpoint of life. Here is what
■d’li tell you what h
peace o f soul— what w u nia, wi h to emulate,
“ It's the satisfaction i
life that will
make you stand well in opinion i >f your fellow-
citizens, of having their good \\ islu s and their
love and respects.
“ To make workingmen content and happy; to
make them love their work and have a personal
interest in the business that’s the greatest field
of engineering I ever entered.
"This is a happy land. W e have 5 per cent, of
the people of the world and we do 50 per cent of
the business of the world. We have peace and
plenty and contentment among the high and low,
Others can pass whatever judgment they
please on the activities of Mr. Schwab but the
young people of Jackson county might find it pro
fitable to realize that this successful industrialist
has taken no credit for hi- work in the fi.-ld of
HONOR F.MANCI ’ ATORS
I W re hasten to call your alien ion to ihe group
«if windows recently dedicated by tin Unitarian
eiicrch of Lancaster, Fa. to the memo* / o f the
“ great emancipator» of the human race." W e do
this because no national or credal lines have been
drawn in the selection of the men thus memorial
ized. Jew ami Gentile. Catholic and Protestant
are represented and even Socrates that wise man
who lived five centuries be ft
Fhrist, is given
O f course, there mnv I readers of The Regis-
1er who could suggest other liâmes for such re
The room prepared for them and thut Society gives birth to or
“ The creates when she
gentlemen may come into the amends a Charter for a City or a
It Constitution for à State or Nation.
is u od fo r both as rooms Said person exist in the mind o f
were hard to make in this rock. the Judiciary. The form, charact
The electric current both heats eristics, powers, duties and obli
and lights the cavern so well that gations thereof being discerned
conditions are not so bad as one by the Courts upon their inquiry
might expect.# ‘ 'A ll the members into the Charters and Constitution.
of the party were highly pleased Plus laws governing in American
<it their reception and surround Jurisprudence which was an in-
ing, “ Sure, and it is a foin gentle- English Common law, >. e. laws
" I t is not so bad for housekeeping created by Judicial precedent, and
man ye are,” said Molly O’Toole, not void by Constitutional provis
at all,” she continued with a mis- ion. From this we can readily see
chiveous look at Donald. “ It might how important Constitutional pro
he worse,” said Donald, “ H ow evfr visions are. We also can see how
mere is no lawn in front neither important Charter provisions are
is there a garden in the rear.” as governing the Form, character
“ Rest here,” said Hartley to th* istics, powers and duties o f the
three Judges.” Waldo and I will legal person created when Chart
get the baggage the drivers are ers are adopted or amended. In
bringing down. It is quite a lot. things that make as to usefulness,
The truck was well loaded with helpfulness beauty or righteous
plenty o f bedding and grub and ness Charter Provisions play an
ORECON IN D U S T R IA L NEW S utensils, arms and ammunition.” important part so also as to u>rm
“ Looks like we were expected to and
Snlem — Telephone expansion stand 4 siege. Guess the authora- Oregon’s follow each other as fast
all as the people amend the Consti-
requires more room fo r exchange tles wanted us ready
kinds o f trouble.” “ Let us hope tution. Ditto Cities as regards City
we won’t hove it,” said Hartley. Charters. The effect o f amend
During 11127, Washington coun Half an hour later the two young ments on statute or more proper
TH E W A Y TO LOSE IS TO G IV E UP
ty graded 24.15 miles surfaced 27. men finished their task and Hart ly Municipal law, whether made by
I f you hung on and preserve you may not succeed anyhow, but if
3 miles and oiled 27.3 miles mar ley with the assistance o f Molly enactment or by precedent if they
you give up you are sure to lose.
«in had the morning meal ready. conflict is to make them void.
Albert Payson Terhunc listed recently a number o f things about ket roads.
failures who hung on and finally succeeded.
All were hungry and did ample
The Constitution adopted in
He tells of Garibaldi, who had lost everything and was in prison
Oregon City Woolen Mills have justice to the eooks by eating a 1851) was left untouched for near
and condemned to death, yet he never lost his grip and lived to be
800 employees in factory
and heavy meal, later all but Hart ly half a century in 1902 the
the Saviour o f Italy.
ley laid down for a much need amendment known as the Initia
A middle-aged man peddled cordwpod in St. Louis in a shabby old clothing plant.'
army overcoat, yet this figure was General Grant, who afterwards was
ed rest and sleep. A fte r the noon tive and Referendum amendment
elected President o f the United States.
Deschutes Power & Light co. lunch was eaten and work done. was adopted. This amendment was
An obscure country furmer w aited to come to America and his
23-mile line, Raymond to They all gathered
the the most radical ch a n g e^ except
King would not let him. That fnrnierTTtprwards becam«1 r.Tler o f Eng plans
land, Oliver Cromwell.
( hief Justice and the paramount one, o f which I will mention later,
Patrick Henry could not make good in the grocery business or on
question being, government by that has been made since 1859.
his farm, but became one o f most famous orators.
Government is putting in nine law. All by common accord re- Not only was
A t middle age Stonewall Jackson wus an absouro college instructor.
emergency airplane fields south of I quested him to give them a re brought into being at tha; time
He lived to he the idol of the South,
Bulwer Lyton thought he was a failure when young and though he Grants Pass.
sume of the Judicial history o f but he had a new form. A form
| was a hopeless invalid he hung on and was afterwards one o f the j
Oregon. To tell them o f the things that differed from his predeces
! most famous English writers and a member o f the peerage.
Springs that were the things that are and sor. The first Oregon had a Poli
Thomas A. Edison, as a hard-up newsboy-candy butcher was thrown
found that probably would be hereafter. tico-Republican form. The second
from a train and his fall injured his hearing. He got up and tackled power plant t* stod and
He declined at the first but later Oregon had a Politico-Democra-
his tasks anew and you know whut he became afterwards.
Alexander Graham Bell was not tmu h o f a success in his youth, but *
after much persuasion he consen tico-Republican form. His form
those who bought his stock when h* was peddling it at a cheap rate
Oregon’s honey crop about 400 ted. So reclining on a rude settee was political because o f Judicial
are now rich.
Robert Louis Stevenson, a consumptive, sat on a bench in a San tons a year and o f highest grade. made comfortable by placing bed succession from Babylon and be
ding on it he began.
Francisco park, middle-aged and penniless. He became one o f the most
cause o f Court precedent. All laws
famous writers in the world.
effective in the English Common
Napoleon the Third fled to England, was dead broke and made a
bare living in America. Afterwards he became Emperor o f the French.
said, “ Oregon as a Municipal Cor law not made void by constitution
Napoleon Bonaparte was considered a failure when a young man,
I f there is a dragon— ^ hydra- poration, State Government
or al Provision, are constitutional or
hut by a change o f fortune became the foremost man o f the ei«th. headed monster within the domain
effective. It is because an English
So, if you can’t do anything else you can hold on. Nobody knows
Common law compelled the Courts
when the lightning is going to strike or where.
o f !,er,ou';
doubtless its deputy destroyer. really is such was born or creat to recognize that it is the legal
About all the intelligent physicians ed at the first. He at that time right and duty o f the Government
cognition or advance reasons why some name
can do when confronted by this bad no predecessors, in the. year to use his police powers to enforce
should have been omitted. Nevertheless, we are
enemy, is, to treat the most out- 1859 A. 1). His Father, the people exploitation upon the laboring
standing symptons vigorously, in His Mother,. Society, or the pou- people.
giving you their names, which include three
such a manner as to conserve ev alnoo is creator, if the last is pre- and to protect the exploiter and
presidents of this country and we wonder how
ery atom o f the patient’s strength ferable. were a people o f Anglo- profiteer while they lived o ff the
many o f our readers know the great achievement
— and, trust to a merciful God for Saxon Stock. Sturdy pioneers common people or o ff of others
of each. Wo confess that we will have to be advis
the rest. That wp must have a from the Mississippi Valley, large that the form o r n r ^ o .i was poli
ed about several o f them, but we intend to look
summer variety o f this scourge, is ly. Only n few from east o f the tical. His
form was democratic
quite beyond ray understanding; Allegany mountains. They
them up in reference books, and we advise you to
were because in the enactment o f laws
I have met the most widelv-differ- mi n , f the out o f doors. Free men. | becauae ° f their power o f initia-
do the same-
mg symptons in so many patient’s Men hating oppression, courageous ,ion’ th* electorate could
Here are the ten countries, represented by the
each diagnosed “ summer flu ” that men, Men with a vision, lovers o f s° me laws by the voice o f tl
I am more than ever bewilder, i liberty.
J , P1
*- His form
United States: Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lin sometimes.
conditions disturbing the Nation because bY retaining the legisla-
coln. Woodrow Wilson.
flu in my experience, at tl at time. The people within the ture they through it made laws by
Great Britain: Tyndale, Graher, Latimer, Mil-
creates its havoc in the stomach Territorial limits
described to r« P «* n t a t iv e s . To recapitulate,
and bowels; a short season o f de- Congress, at the time o f his ad-|He’ 0 re* ° n was political because
ton, Priestly* Newton, Darwin, Ridley, Lindsey,
in tbt’ re-j minion into the family o f States. by thp u*e o f hi* Police powers
gion attacked; a very much
dis-1 wen descendant» o f an ancestry hp enforced exploitation. He was
France: Pere Hvacinthe.
turbed heart-action; very little
o f | who forced King John to sing Eng-1 ,democratic b* cause some o f the
Italy: Gallileo, Columbus, Socinus
nausea, s m itin g , or diarrhoea: se- land Magna Chart.. They were ôr l ,aW* wer* mad* bV the people di
Germany: Luther, Melanthon, Cellafrius, Gut-
r. headache, brief darts o f keen many o f them were decendants o f, rect‘ H<* was Republican because
headache; a cool, damp skin;
men who signed the American De- * °m* ,nw* wer* mad* bY the leg-
sudden hurst into a fever o f It).’
with deliriutn at tim e s -a t others.1' ,an,ti° n ° f !ndeppndpncp
W ~ * « * « “ « that O r -
'light for the’ principals declared f ° n had * Political form that when
the patient's perceptions
re therein. Sec. ( 1 ) o f Art, <l> o f „ functi°"e d he brought
Holland Erasmus of Rotterdam.
greatly heightened: the picture
. " " Constitution,
u „ „ llu tlo n . tt|lt
„ , adopt
dopt i . l 1 1
Hungary: Francis David.
too terrible to paint her.
tnp •doption o f which gave birth ! ..
wa"’” r f Pli,d Judge B.
C* H ** appropriate name
to or created the legal man we call, Y * caRt have a government with-
* c n. read*. AH men when they
Politico can ye? put in Molly
Jack Dempsey thinks the boxing game .
form a social compact are equal in • 2 T .°«
" Y ** w<‘ ca*> *»*d Judge
rights; That all power is in the 1
But not if the government has
should have a dictator----- like Landis in base- the
tract, it mi
People, and that all free govern- 1 « political form. And it was all be-
ball and Hayes in the movies That’s fair enough moved by that channel. A
ment* «re formed on their author- 1 rause he was built that. Was it*”
and on the record President Calles has made in citrate of m .»* . «
'«.v and are instituted for their ; smd Molly. -Yes. that
handling opposing factors in Mexico— we nonti-¡ ,iminsr>' treatment—* fun
| Most families know o f
nate him for the boxing job up here.
o f Soda; fivs grain* <
*he govern f notions fratemalism is the re-
hours will do good— uni
Chicago Bill Thompson’s army o f 15ik> load I tor arrives with somrthi
k * r“ * nn« r a* th-y < «u lt A church ha,
1 er There pre natvl t" ,n Lforw * " d wh*" »he function,
into Washington in the interests of Flood Relief
Allow plenty o f go J r
the Mother o f Or».--
was a great relief— from the one-man war on ing-water and remembei
<To be Continues!)
, •» a very present friend in tre
Ì* • * <dJr * ‘*n
in the entire
— stick to it no matter
Art I „ f th, conMj_
I-aCi ,nde— New 8-story Hotel
temporary relief comes.
Cuba does not forget to remember $6,000 a
Lnition o f the word I-’ Grande opened.
“ Summer flu” w not i
Dr. Frank Crane Says
year pension to the widow o f Major-General
I*eonard Wood who ruled them so intelligently
1 S 9 Ì» to UK):
gestion. as generally m
co n stru e d
ipheld by the Jud
Ni.ua. A L< gal per»
•ugeno— Municipal airport and
mmcrc al Hying school prop*,#.