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T1IK C.AZKTTK-TIMKS. IIF.iTXEK. OREGON. THURSDAY, JAN. 5. 1922.
TlID GAZETTE-11MES as reposed M- the Multnomah del- more than SOO.iXX) aliens entered , ured in dollars and cents. If it were. cynicisms, "is the organization of
ii,juum. u me lutTrsm aoes. not ine couturv in t ie twelve montns to manv or us the rast vear would . idolatry, liovernment ?n a democ-
the Portland legislators. Likewise if em law. and in view of the figures jus have reached the point when we 'people. Without their consent it,
.it feels the people of Oreeon are show ine that immigration reached a i realize that we will "not make a mil-: would not exist. Not likini the
Sinrth J". 1SJ
Neu.ber 1 Hi-7.
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Kr,.i M-:tl at the i'uMotlu- at Hftpp-i-ai.
in.iC"n .-.. nd-clas matter.
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Fomfn ArvairiMnc Repmmtarjve
THE AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION
We are in receipt this week of Vol.
1, No. 1 of Oils and Industrials, a
new monthly publication launched
the first of the year by the Press Pub
lishing Company of Fort Worth, Tex.
This new magazine is to be a month
ly digest of activities in oil and other
great industries of the Southwest,
and is published in the heart of the
mid-continent oil fields. Its editor is
Garfield Crawford, formerly of this
city, and brother of the editor of The
Ga:etie-Timcs, and W. F. Hecht is
business manager. These men are
also connected with the S Miami Oil
Journal, a weekly printed in the in
terests of the oil industry", and the
two publications now being put out
by the Press Publishing Company
will thoroughly cover the oil activ
ities, not only of Texas but of the en
tire country. We also note that the
New York representative of Oils and
Industrials is another boy from this
town, Heppner Blackman.
In putting out the initial number,
its editor states:
"Oils and Industrials has arrived
It is not the best nor the biggest pub
lication of its kind to come from a
press, but we have a pride in it. We
believe that this pride is more or less
justified for the good reason that we
have spent much money and a lot of
hard work and conscientious effort in
producing this first issue. The mag
azine is just starting on its way. It
is not what we want it to be, nor will
it arrive at the goal of success until
its makers have given it tremendous
labor and sacrifice.
This first issue contains 64 pages,
finely illustrated and well printed. Its
promoters should be proud of it and
if subsequent numbers measure up
anywhere to the standard set, the
magazine will surely prove to be a
valuable addition to the industrial
publications of the country, and
successful financial venture to its
publishers. The modest price of $2
per year is asked for the new publi
cation and if there is anyone in this
part of the country that is at all in
terested in the oil development of
the great Southwest, as well as its
other industries their money will be
well invested in this magazine.
overwhelmingly in favor of a state total of more than 400.000 in the
tax for the fair let them submit their calendar year of 1920. The largely
measure under the initiative. But mvthical character of the "meltine
.why does it never occur to Portland pot" was revealed under the scrutiny
o ;to pay for the fair itself? Portland of war conditions and it is cear that
; w ill receive the lion's share of the we have many problems to solve be-
,104' income why should it not do the fi-jfore complicating them further, as
renaieton Last uregon-i unrestricted immigration would be
sure to do. We ought at least to
have time to put the machinery of
Americanization in working order, to
assimilate all the elements now in
the country and to complete the
rlans now on foot for eliminating il-
lissening to a class jiiteracv among the native born. The
witch was reciteine al- American 1 epi on. which ehamninns
the three-year movement, would do
well to makejt thirty vears instead.
lion." We don't expect it. We ex-1 blood, or the torture, or the separa-
By ROSS FARQUHAR
Friday enjoied myself wile
gebray to are teecher.
It is a funny thing to
study, all about a big
fish witches body ways
2 times as much as its
hed how much does its
tale way & etc. there
teecher was sick or
went to a funral or sum
thing, also they was
reading about 1 time
when the nite was fall
ing and the day was
brakeing witch wassent
very mutch sense in it.
Saturday xmas come
& went as usual, et a lot of candy
& cakes & nuts & frute & turkie &
food & got sick & licked. I put sum
soft choklit candy in a pear of sox
belonging to ma. I new she liked
candy and thot I wood please her. I
woodent of done it if I had new she
had ben wareing them. She all so
got angry at pa & scolded him fur
spilling sum nut shells on the rug.
& when pa & me went down town to
go to the pitcher show mr. Gillem
sed to him Where you been you look
so sad in the face. Pa replyed &
sed he had ben Jaw ndeing.
Sunday Sunday skool does not
close down for crismas they have
more than ever for a fellow to do.
Had a fite on the way home & ma
sed Why did I do it & I sed Limber
neck had started it. She sed Well
the good Book says A soft anser
turns away rath. I sed thats all rite
pect to get something out of our lives
in honest work, satisfaction of con
duct and in the pleasure derived
from the association of those whom
we like and love. We can and should
find consolation and pleasure in ev
erything. We should be like the
pilgrim who was disconsolate be
cause he had to go to the temple
without any shoes but when he met
another pilgrim without any feet he
found plenty of consolation in the
blessing he was enjoying. Canyon
City Blue Mountain Eagle.
Whisky "Before and After."
The minority has a perfect right in
this democracy to try to turn a ma
jority against prohibition, but lets
have no misunderstanding about the
chief argument of the wets in their
fight to overthrow the Eighteenth
"That bootleg whiskey is so bad
that it is better for this nation to go
back to pre-prohibition whiskey."
The pot calling the kettle black.
The whiskey made by the profiteer
ing "distillers" during the last quar
ter of a century of wetness was fully
as villianous as the stuff they sell to
day. The only difference is that the
public does not know what was hap
pening from about 1S90 to 1919.
Just as many men fell, poisoned, on
the streets and in police stations but
nobody paid any attention to it in the
cities. They were just "drunk."
Listen to what the official United
States government census for 1900
said (Twelfth Census):
"MOST (note that most) of the
distilled liquors consumed as a
BEVERAGE by the American peo
ple pass through rectifying houses.
The different classes of rectified
spirits ranee from the CHEAPEST
CONCOCTIONS of natural spirits
and DRL'GS to the simple blending
of young and old whiskey."
Look Out For More Propa
ganda. No doubt our readers have heard
of a recent hullabaloo in New York
against our modern American histor
ies as written by some very able
American college professors.
Don't worry over it folks. It's all
propaganda. The earmarks of prop
aganda are all over it.
New York is the home of propa
ganda; you may be sure that when
a bunch of fellows anywhere in the
United States get ready to spring
some doctrine or scheme on us simple-folk,
they start it in New York
with huge clouds of smoke by day
and lots of fireworks in some big hall
Peocle of common sense who
think, know that the farther time
moves away from some historical
event, the more truthful must the
histories of that event become. That
is because prejudices die with the
generations that were intimately
concerned with the event. It is now
about 140 years since the American
revolution was fought and it is pret-
tv safe to say that histories written
hv American scholars in the last
Quarter of a century are more truth
ful than those that went before and
which propagandists would now like
to foist upon us again.
It is also enough to say that the
Daughters of the Revolution approve
the histories attacked.
That was 2t vears surn MOST of
but he knocked my wind out of me & the liquors were that way then. Jn
I cuddent tawk. But 1 gess he wishes the next 15 vears ALL 0F JHEM
he haddent when I busted his tooth became rottener and viler and more
ff- poisonous. Whiskey drinkers were
Monday pa & ma including me.rnI(i ttlat "Mpndinc-" and "reetifvin?"
went to a indoor fare witch they had made fhe whisky better and they be
raffeling & weels of forchun and etc. lieved it BECAUSE THEY WANT
mr. Gillem had a hole ottomobeel . ED T0 BELIEVE IT. The truth was
load of stuff he had win to take home that "blended" whiskey contained
pa spent all the money ma let him all the pojsons mat js in newly dis-
have but all he had to take was nisltilled wh;skv. and "rectified" whiskv
contained small quantities of real
whiskv to which was added raw spir
its, colored water and drugs. No
wonder drunkenness and booze
deaths increased mightily every year.
No wonder prohibition came.
And all for the benefit of thieving,
murderous profiteers who cleaned
up untold millions every year and
who posed as respectable citizens.
The doggery saloon keeper was
paragon of virtue beside them.
But, anyway, let nobody tell you
that bootleg whisky of today is any
worse than the poisonous chemicals
men drank for 10 years before the
1 8th amendment.
Tuesday pa was arested for turn-
a - .t J--1 . O.
ing nis tora tne rong airensnun a
hitting a junk dealer on a wagon.
pa demanded a jury true witctn was
done, after all the witnesses was
over the judge charged the jury &
the jury charged pa 20 $ and costs.
ma paid up.
Wednesday pa. found out today
is trile was not fare. 2 of the men
the jury told mr. Gillem they
wood not of voted for convickshun
only they cud not spell akwittal.
mebby pa will a peel the case.
Thursday got a iuu in jugrany
today almost, only 1 I had rong was
the teecher ast where we got turpen
tine frum & I sed from the bones of
a fish called the terrapin.
Old 1921 was a pretty good year
after all. We lived and we have
! memory of many pleasant days spent
The demand for a further three ; with our families, friends and neigh-
vears restriction ot anen imimgia-; n. " r-.j -
- .... t.1 . UI.J ...:!, UanUU rnnfr trt at onH
tion seems far more tnan reasunauic, j lmccu hui m-anu,
in the light of the statement of the the association of congenial friends
commissioner of immigration that I The success of the vear is not meas-
Why Don't They Pay For It
For the most part Portland papers
have remained discreetly silent since
ihe legislature adjourned. The Port
land Telegram, however, earned an
editorial Wednesday from which the
following is taken:
"A well organized effort was evi
dently made to kill the exposition in
the state house without giving the
electors of the state opportunity to
express their minds on a clear cut
question of an exposition, yes or no
The election has been tied to
gasoline question that may or may
not please the majority of the voters
who favor an exposition. There is
no strong reason to believe that the
people of the state at large are not
overwhelmingly in favor of financ-
ine the exposition by a direct prop
crty tax, for at the most it will be
but a trifling tax."
The legislature refused to take the
responsibility of submitting to the
people a $3,000,000 tax measure for
the Portland fair. The legislators
properly held that if the fair promo
ters wish to put the matter up to the
people they should use the initiative,
as is their crivileee. The matter
can then be passed upon at the reg
ular state election.
tion of families of the legalized free
love, or the starvation of millions,
all of which go naturally and freely
with Communism, the people of de
mocracies gladly consent to govern
ment. If you call that idolatry, Ber
nard, make the most of it !
Will Irish Bonds be Offered?
Final ratification of the covenant
between Ireland and Great Britain
will probably be followed promptly
by an offer in the United States of
bonds of the Irish Free State. As
yet there has been no discussion of
the amount or terms of the loan,
states Robert E. Smith, President of
Lumberman's Trust Co. Bank, Port
land. With an area of 32,586 square
miles (not including ulster), or
slightly more than one-third that of
the state of Oregon, Ireland had
according to the 1911 census, 4,393,-
000 popuation, ranking fifth in size
and third in white population among
the British self-governing dominions.
Alone among these many divisions,
Ireland has shown a steady decline
in population, dropping from 8,175,-
000 in 1841. During the 60 years
from 1851 to 1911, more than 4,190,-"
000 emigrated to other countries.
Ireland possesses 3403 miles of rail
way and 837 miles of navigable wa
terways. Agriculture is the domin
ant industry, and potatoes are of
course, the chief crop. The pro
duction in 1918 amounted to 3.836,
000 tons. Of flax, Ireland produces
less than one-fifth of the require
ments of the Irish linen industry, the
balance of the raw material coming
largely from Russia. Other import
ant crops are grain, hay and veget
ables for livestock. Since 1916 Ire-1
land has enjoyed a substantial favor
able trade balance.
John Barleycorn is dead, but there
are some in this town who act as if
they didn't even know he was sick.
Homey Philosophy for 1922.
"The art of government," says
communist Bernard Shaw, who has
made a fat fortune by writing brutal
Booth Must Not Resign.
Rumors that ill health and over
work have caused Robert A. Booth
to consider resigning from the state
highway commission have reached
Portland from his home cty. The
Eugene reports aver that Senator
Booth thinks he should allow some
younger man to be appointed to the
The Telegram joins with tens of
thousands of Oregon citizens in hop
ing that Mr. Booth will not quit the
commission that he has honored so
long and on which he has unselfishly
done such a great work for the state.
No other man in Oregon knows the
state's highway needs as does the
chairman of the commission.
He has gone over every lane and
path in Oregon that may some day
become a real road. He has jour
neyed over our main highways time
after time, spending a great deal of
his own money and many days in
studying first hand the needs of each
community and the best routes for
main roads. The distance from the
Jones farm to Sheepskin hollow by
the low road and the miles by the
hill line are as well known to him
as to the rangers who have herded
over the territory for a decade.
Chairman Booth knows because he
has cone over the roads. He walks,
rides horseback or takes an automo
bile over every proposed route. He
studies maps, reads engineers' plans
and then goes out to see for himself.
In this way, much valuable time is
saved at every meeting of the state
highway commission. There is no
lost motion showing hills and dales
on the county map. The visiting dele
gations, when they address Chairman
Booth, can talk to the point he
knows the road, the crossings and
the interior difficulties that confront
builders and taxpayers.
A high-minded, intelligent and
practical man in public service is a
gem of great price and greatly to be
prized by the state. Mr. Booth is
such a man. Mr. Booth's services
must not be lost to the commission
and the state. Portland Telegram.
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because of the very liberal
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