The gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1912-1925, February 16, 1922, Page PAGE TWO, Image 2

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represent uilfully and deliberately.! It is probable that no man ever
The balance sheet shows that no con-; as wholly pleased with his auto
Sress in history has ever enacted mobile or his wife,
into law such high percentage of J , . , , , .
r.;.ntiai wkwiv. mm:,n.i,.i Most fools and their money are
tions as this congress has in the short I0' .so.on Fied because most fools
space of ten months.
The legislation enacted at the re-
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Home Markets Best.
Herbert Hoover, secretary of com
merce, is the latest economist and
authority on international trade to
give emphasis to the fact that the
hcpe of the American farmer for
renewal of prosperity and a return
to profitable prices for his products
lies in his home market, rather than
in foreign markets. Mr. Hoover
voiced the sentiment clearly and
most emphatically in a statement
which he recently made to the Inter
state Commerce commission relative
to a general policy of rehabilitating
the transportation system sof the
United States. Secratary Hoover
showed the need of such rehabilita
tion from the standpoint of private
enterprises as well as that of public
In speaking, however, to the point
of how such a policy would effect
farmer and farm prices Secretary
Hoover said:
"A real program of construction
would in its various ramifications
give relief to fve or six hundred
thousand of our unemployed. It
w ould enable even added numbers to
increase their standard of living, and
thus give increased market to the
produce of our farmers. Our far
mers who look to foreign markets for
their surplus should stop to consider
that our home consumption of meat
decreased nearly 7 pounds per capita
in 1921, mostly owing to unemploy
ment and that if this decrease could
be overcome it would be worth more
than a 35 per cent increase in exports.
"We talk glibly of giving billions
of credits to foreign countries, to in
crease our farm expprts. I wish to
say with all responsibility for the
statement, that a billion dollars spent
upon American railways will give
more employment to our people
more advance to our industry, more
assistance to our farmers, than twice
that sum expended outside the front
iers of the United States, and there
will be greater security for the in
In short, the problem confronting
the American people, farmer and
city consumer alike, is not what shall
be done with European markers but
what shall be done with American
markers, and what domestic policies
must be put into effect to stop the
influx of cheaply-made foreign goods
that are now driving American indus
tries out of business and throwing
thousands of American working peo
pie out of employment.
quest of the president, plus the other
o n legislation, nas an peen constructive.
and most of it has been of a momen
tous character. Let those who are
" Jo ' disposed to criticise ask themselves
hat individual or what business or
what corporation, industrial, finan
cial or commercial, composed of
men who are leaders in their respec
tive fields of activity, can show with-
n ten months a record of construct
ive worn or so nigrt a cnaracter as
that which is to the credit of the pre
sent republican congress.
don't have anv money.
Any doctor could have a big prac
tice if he would break down and
weep with every patient over the
tatter's ills.
A rich man may become accus
tomed to poverty, but a poor woman
can't get accustomed to riches.
One secret of a long life is to for
get injuries and remember favors.
All that Joseph's coat of many col
ors ever got him was trouble. It's
the bird with the fine feathers that
oftenest is shot.
FOR SALE Thor electric vacu
um sweeper. Inquire at this office.
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He Wants Stability.
There will be to many people an
element of humor in the present sit
uation under which many woolgrow-
ers look askance at the rapid climb
in wool prices. One might expect
them to throw up their hands and
shout. But it must be remembered
that the grower had the advantage of
skyrocket prices during the war and
such prices entailed certain disad
vantages. The grower doubtless has
no desire for further experience with
60 cent wool and a 30 centt drop in
price over night. It is hard on the
nerves not to mention the pocket
The woolgrower like most other
people, is trying to get readjusted.
He wants a strong market, naturally,
but he wants a dependable market,
so he can tell where he is at. Who
can blame him for remembering the
old adage, "all is not gold that glit
ters." East Oregonian.
Slat's Diary.
Friday went to a soshul meeting
at the chirch tonite 8t we had games
& contests & so 4th. 1
game was they ast a lot
of kwestions & all we
had to do was to anser
them, the 1st kwestion
was Are you trooth full.
All the ladys rote yes on
there paper, then the
last kwestion was How
old are you. A lot of
the ladys a speshully
them witch was single
snuk out & quit playing.
Saturday pa cum
home tonite & was very
sick, he had went &
had a tuth pulled & the
antiseptik witch the dentist give him
made him sick in his stummik. ma
was very kind to him made him cus
tard pie & give him coffy & supe &
pickels & wen he .went to sleep she
took a 1-2 a $ out of his pokket &
had me go get sum candy for us I
to eat.
Sunday pa tuk us out fording in
the otto this evning we got lost it
was so dark & the lites went out on
us. pritty soon pa sed We sure are
moveing sum. look at these mile
posts were passing, then we discov
ered we was passing telfone poles or
toom stones or sum thing.
Monday ma had a letter frum
her brother Ike out in Conn, he is
my unkel& has now got a good job
traneing wild animals like leperds
& tigers & lions & ostriches and so
4th. pa sed he shud ought to make
a good one after all his xperients.
Tuesday pa told me las week that
mr. Homes had a job doing sum wirk
passing bills. I ben a dodgeing mr.
Homes ever sents. so he finely cot
me & give me the job & I past them
mostly but when I went in to colleck
from him he had went out. mebby
he seen me comeing & will dodge me
like I ben a dodgeing him. I hope
Wednesday no skool today on
accct. the teecher was vaxinated & it
was takeing. I beleave in vaxina-
tion witch I never did before, pa
tuk me to the city in the ford & we
was stoped 1 time by a policeman.
he sed Say you big hick this is a 1
way st. just like that. Pa replyed
& sed Well you big boob I am drive
ing 1 way aint I. the judge let pa
off easy but tawked awful plane.
Thursday ma is hireing a new
hired girl, t cum today & ma sed
Well how about yure Ancestors she
sed Honest misses I aint got enny
thing like that just a little rooma
tiz & a cupple bunyans but no an-
sesters. I gess she thot tney was
Congress Makes Good Record.
The present Repubilcan congress
has been and is working at a speed
and with an efficiency which has
never been excelled by any previous
congress in American history.
l! has been only ten months since
this congress convened in special
session and listened to the first mes
sage of Presilent Harding calling up
on it for certain legislative action. A
ttudy of that message and a listing of
the accomplishments of the congress
set forth the indisputable and irrefut
able fact that every request for leg-
wative action which President Hard
ing made in his first message to con
gress has been acted upon favorably
by the house of representatives with
cne exception. Congress is delaying
nction upon this pending decision by
the president and his cabinet regard
ing the proposed plan of reorganiz
ing all of the executive agencies.
In addition to carrying out the pres
ident's requests for legislation the
congress has enacted a great many
laws which were demanded by public
interests to facilitate the processes of
reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Those who charge that congress
has been dilatory, that it has not been
hard at work, that it has paid no at
tcmion to the president's recommen
dations speak either out of utter ig
norance or with a purpose to mia-
Who Remembers
The old-timer who used to clink
silver dollars together in his trous
ers pocket to indicate his affluence?
Common Sense From National
A great deal of money makes fools
of most people, but a very little mon
ey can have the same effect and you
can be a fool without a cent in your
pockett if you have a talent that way.
Marriage not only is a great level-
er, but it is sometimes a great flatten-
er of pocketbooks.
Some of the bridegrooms ought
to do the blushing when they con
sider the incomes on which they ex
pect to support their wives.
If you are a good citizen the pub
lic may never find it out, but if you
are a bad citizen it will.
1732- WASHINGTON -1799
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No one could misunderstand Washington.
He gave up 'comforts and security and
much of his wealth for a principle the inde
pendence we all enjoy today.
In every public utterance, his words are
weighed in the scales of vision, since proved to
be foundation stones of our Republic.
And he said:
"Economy Makes Happy
Homes and Sound Na
tions." It is in the sense of community and nation
al welfare that we urge THRIFT.
This town, this county, state, nation, can
be no stronger than its individuals. We can
none of us truly prosper unless all prosper.
Let us look at our business relationship in
that way.
We want you to know that we guard the in
terests of our depositors; advise investors as to
sound investments; and all business transac
tions with the broadest sense of SERVICE al
ways in mind.
Make this your bank.
Farmers & Stockgrowers
National Bank
1922 -ECONOMY -1922
Economize by having your old dress, suit
coat, blouse and gloves Cleaned
and Repaired.
February Clearance of
'Dry Goods
. For each week in February we will have
a new list of Special Bargains.
Now On Sale
Ladies' Coats, Suits and Dresses - at Lower Prices
Ladies' and Children's Underwear" - 15c, 35c, 98c
Ladies' and Childrens Sweaters - 50 percent Reduction
Wool and Cotton Blankets - - - Bargains Galore
Wool Batts - - - One-Third and One-Half Off
Ladies' and Children's Pajamas and Gowns - -
39c, 98c, $1.69, $1.98
Wool Piece Goods ------ 58c to $2.48
Special Sizes in Cotton Sewing Thread at a Special Price
3 Spools for 10c
This Week And Until February 28th
Ladies' and Children's Shoes and Hose
Ladies' and Misses' Corsets-BIG REDUCTIONS-
2 Lots at Special prices of 98c and $1.48
Ladies' and Misses Aprons - - - - 98c to $3.15
Next Week, Beginning February 20th
This sale will contain many bargains of short lengths
piece goods, as well as odd lots of dry goods.
Minor & Company
1 aarf'i
s At sac
We are now showing many
latest patterns in
French and Domestic
For Spring and Summer
Good time now to make
your selections
Sam Hughes Company
Why Do You Keep
For the eggs they lay?
Or do you keep them around, like your canary, for
If you would have them lay eggs you must give
them the proper feed.
We carry a complete line as follows:
Scratch Food $4.00 100-lb. sack, 5c lb.
Egg Maker 4.00 100-lb. sack, 5c lb.
Chick Feed 4.00 100-lb. sack, 5c lb.
Eastern Oyster Shell.. 2.25 100-lb. sack, 3c lb.
Coarse Grit 1.75 100-lb. sack, 2o lb.
Fine Grit 1.75 100-lb. sack. 2c lb.
Bone Meal 4.75 100-lb. sack, 5c lb.
Charcoal fine 3.40 50 lb. sack, 8c lb.
Charcoal, coarse 3.40 50-lb. sack, 8c lb.
Meat Sraps 7.25 100-lb sack, 8c lb.
Chicken Kolled Oats.. 3.00 65-lb. sack, 5c lb.
.Oak Groats - 6.00 125-lb. sack, 5c lb.
bro off of above prices for cash.
Don't let your hens waste their time setting. Let
them keep laying eggs and use a
Sure Hatch Incubator
170-cgg Capacity $31.50
, 220-egg Capacity:.$35.00
Less 5 for cash
Gilliam & Bisbee