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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 1931.
THE SUN UPON YOUR
There is a certain family in this
country, consisting of several bro
thers whose combined resources to
tal many millions. They meet ev--ery
day at luncheon and discuss
whatever problems the day's work
has developed. Often the debate is
spirited, but when it is over they
make their decision unanimous and
always act as a unit
All their financial operations are
pooled. If one brother has a for
tunate investment all share the
benefit If another takes-a loss, it
is charged to the common account
What has preserved their re
markable partnership? One great
rule. They never allow a disagree
ment to carry over into a new day.
If two of them have had a falling
out they must meet and settle it be
fore the sun goes down.
I have an acquaintance who re
cently celebrated his twenty-fifth
wedding anniversary. He Bald that
when he and his wife were married
they faced frankly the fact that
some disagreements would inevit
ably arise. Therefore, they tried
to remove in advance two of the
most common causes of misunder
standing. First of all, money. Nothing
causes more marital grief than the
constant argument about expense.
The husband who does not make
his wife a regular allowance, who
compels her constantly to ask for
money, explain its needs and ac
count for its expenditure, is sure of
plenty of debate.
They decided what part of his in
come she ought to have. He then
arranged that his salary check
should be divided Into two parts;
her part was deposltetd not only in
a separate account but in a differ
Second, jealousy. He said to her:
"I. love and trust you. I know that
you love and trust me. When my
feeling changes I'll tell you, and I'll
count on, you to be equally honest
Until that time I am not going to
ask you any questions or fret my
self, no matter what you do or
whom you meet
"As for the troubles which we
could not forsee," he concluded, "we
agreed that we should never take
them to bed. We would make up
and forgive before night-fall, and
go to sleep in peace."
Many years ago St Paul, writing
to his friends, the Ephesians, said:
"Let not .the sun go down upon
What would happen, in business
and in marriage, if we all should
try that good rule for a year?
Unlike the artisan, the artist can
keep on working long after his
physical powers have waned. My
neighbor, Daniel Chester French,
the famous sculptor, is past 81, but
this year he is exhibiting one of the
finest pieces of statuary he has ever
conceived. It represents a young
mother holding her Infant son
aloft and if ever cold bronze held
the spirit of life and youth it is in
Mr. French may live to a hun
dred, and I hope he does, but when
the end comes he will be found still
working, like the artist is his own
beautiful piece which stands in the
Metropolitan Museum, called
"Death and the Sculptor," In which
the angel of death is staying the
hand of the young artist.
Pure alcohol is a natural element
in the human brain, according to a
scientist who presented proof of his
statement before a meeting of med
ical men in Buffalo the other day.
That is certain to be taken up by
the enemies of prohibition as an ar
gument in favor of the repeal of
the Volstead act Of course, it will
be an absurd argument, but It will
have weight with many.
There Is no question in my mind,
on the other hand, that a great deal
of the argument against drinking,
on which the prohibition movement
gained its strength, was based on
equally absurd allegations.
The fact is that there are no
facts about the use of alcoholic bev
erages which apply equally to all
people, or to any individual person
all the time.
Some day the general public will
be well enough informed to dis
count the "bunk" on both sides In
the prohibition argument
Who is watching the road con
tractors In your town and county?
There are many fine-looking con
crete roads being built which will
not stand up under heavy traffic,
especially in regions where the frost
can upset their foundations.
The city of White Plains, New
York, sont an engineer out to make
borings In the pavement of a road
which cost around $100,000 a mile,
and discovered that the contractor
had put In a foundation only half
as deep as the contract called for.
Concrete roads, when properly
built, have proved by far the most
satisfactory so far. But when im
properly built they can give more
trouble and cost more for repairs
than any other type of highway.
The experimental work of the
company which is starting up the
business of freezing fresh foods by
means of "dry ice" so that they
will keep indefinitely and can be
merchandised like stockings or
hardware, has progressed so far
and so well that the largest New
York department store is now sell
ing "frosted" oysters, fish, meats of
many kinds, fruits and vegetables
Just as they sell shoes or shirts or
any other "dry" goods.
Several small cities have re
sponded well to the experimental
sales efforts, and with the big stores
in the large cities taking up this
new line of goods, it seems as if
the day was not far off when the
local butcher and green grocer'
might be wise to look for some
thing else to do, or else to get into
line with the new method.
We shall have to make new defin
itions of "perishable" foodstuffs,
Improvements In the Model A
are to be followed if rumor is cor
rect with a new type of Ford car
in the Spring. I know no more
about It than anyone else does, but
my guess is that the new Ford,
when it comes out will be as sur
prising as was the present Model A
Henry Ford has always been a
pioneer. He was the first automo
bile manufacturer to put the steer
ing wheel on the left where it be
longs, and all the others had to fol
low suit He was the first to detect
the flaw In the Selden patent on
which all the other makers paid
royalties for years. Ford refused
to pay tribute, fought the case to
the highest courts, and won a vic
tory for the whole Industry. He
was the first to reduce the daily
hours of labor In his factory from
nine ot eight, the first to establish
a minimum wage of $5 a day for
the lowliest worker, the first to use
modern alloys for strength and
lightness, and to build engines to
such accuracy that no "block test"
Ford can do those things because
he has no board of directors to tell
The man with a
crooked streak can't
There Is more crime In Chi
cagoone American city
than In all of Europe.
The person with valuables Is
a standing Invitation to thugs
Are your valuables and Im
portant papers SAFE?
Our Safe Deposit Boxes ARE
SAFE; the cost very low.
. and Stockgrowers
National Bank ,
There Is No Substitute for
him what he can't do, no stock
holders clamoring for dividends at
the expense of the product The
greatest achievements have always
been, always will be, by men work
For Lincoln Rearing
Near Allinger Home
By CHARLES ALLINGER.
While' visiting my old home at
Santa Claus, Indiana, recently, I
had the pleasure of again visiting
the Lincoln-Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Memorial park at Lincoln City.
This is the boyhood home of Lin
coln who lived here from 1816 to
1930. His mother died here and is
buried here. 1874 the first railroad
was built through Spencer county
and afterward the town of Lincoln
City was laid out on the old Lincoln
Lincoln City is not much of a
town perhaps you will not find it
on the map as it is merely the Junc
tion of Cannelton and Rockport,
Indiana, branch with the Evans
ville branch of the Southern rail
road. When I was a boy we shot
rabbits and squirerls in the winter
and in the summer we picked
blackberries on the old Lincoln
After Lincoln's mother died and
Lincoln left the farm was neglected
and covered with brush and briers.
About 1875 Clem Studebaker, a
great admirer of Lincoln, heard of
the neglect of the grave of Nancy
Hanks Lincoln. He visited the
place personally to see what cquld
be done. Through his efforts the
grave was cleaned and he erected
a monument to the memory of
Nancy Hanks Lincoln, the mother
of the great president, Abraham
Lincoln. He put an iron fence
around the grave and left enough
money to take care of the grave
for all time to come. Then for a
long time all was forgotten and the
farm grew over with a second
growth of oak and the Southern
railroad built the Cannelton branch
through the farm.
Finally Spencer county woke up
to the fact that the mother of one
of the greatest men the world has
ever produced was buried on Spen
cer county soil. So Spencer county
bought the farm and made a park
of it for which it is well adapted aa
the land is somewhat rolling. The
county then presented the park to
the State of Indiana and from that
time things began to move. An iron
fence was placed around the eighty
acre farm. Buildings were erected,
water works were installed, an Iron
tabernacle, seating 600 people, was
built Landscape gardners came
and laid out the farm in a nice park
with flower beds and trails. The
state also bought 400 acres adjoin
ing which is now being developed
Into a park, so that there will be
.There Is a lot to be done.
Exacting details, hosts gt
them, but naturally every
thing is disorganized. Out
of chaos comes experienced
direction, quiet, unobtrusive,
effective. Nothing is done
mechanically, yet all expertly.
The feeling of sympathetic
helpfulness soothes and heals.
Taps may now be sounded.
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480 acres in the park.
I was surprised at what had been
done since I was there in 1928. The
park is a bird and squirrel refuge.
Birds are everywhere and squirrels
by the hundreds, both grey and red,
as tame as kittens. The state has
caretakers who watch the park day
and night and the birds and squir
rels are fed regularly. These lovely
little animals (the squirrels) are
not to be confused with the dirty
ground squirrels that we have here.
At the gate of the park is a notice
that you cannot bring dogs or guns
into the park. Chains are provided
to tie dogs on the outside.
The park is a little out of the way
of travel as it close to the Ohio
river but people will go out of their
way to visit it While there I count
ed 24 automobiles parked on the
outside. No one is allowed to drive
in without permission. There were
automobiles from almost every
state in the union. One was from
Maine and one from Canada. This
shows that as the years go by, Lin
coln's memory grows brighter.
In her "Life of Lincoln," Ida Tar
bell mentions Crawfords and also
Gentrys after which GentryviUe
was named. Some of their descend
ants are still living and a ninety-year-old
lady told me that her
grandfather knew Lincoln. I re
member an old log house where the
Lincoln family lived and rail fences
whose rails were split by the rail
splitter, Lincoln, but they have been
carried off bit by bit long ago by
It is strange that as far as any
one knows Lincoln never returned
to visit the grave of his mother.
There is an old cemetery on one
side of the monument and one mar
ble slab has the date of 1840 but the
name is oblitetrated. Some of my
schoolmatse lie buried there. What
will be done with these graves no
one knows, but it is thought that
If there are any living relatives they
will have a chance to remove them;
otherwise the markers will be re
moved and the graves leveled.
It is thought that the United
States will make a national park
of this park. They are now locat
ing the route by which the Llncolns
came to Spencer county. They
crossed the Ohio river at the mouth
of Anderson oreek and then went
northwest to GentryviUe which is
about two miles from the Lincoln
farm. As one walks over this al
most hallowed ground events of the
past come to mind. What would
A hen has fourteen
days to make a yolk
and only ONE day to
make the shell and
She must have the
right feed each day or
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have happened if Douglass instead
of Lincoln, had been elected presi
dent and the cause of the Union
The memorial when complete will
be of red and gray granite and will
cost two and a half million dollars.
There is still much work to do to
fashion it into a park. The tracks
of the Southern railway will have
to be removed and relocated and
when the route that the Lincoln
family took to Illinois is located a
paved highway is to be built When
it is all finished the state of Indi
ana will have a Lincoln memorial
second to none. There are other
Lincoln memorials but none like
this one to Lincoln and his mother.
I hope that I will live to see it after
it is finished.
"At 20 you left the farm and
came to the city. And for 30 years
have been working like the dickens.
In order to get money enough to
live in the country."
"And, you mean to stand there
and tell me that Lungheigh was
We can give you a
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fix that blowout in
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killed by a bolt from a clear sky?"
"Sure, a workman on a 20-story
building dropped the bolt"
Teacher If Columbus were alive
today, wouldn't he be looked upon
as a remarkable man?
Jimmy I'll tell the world. He
would be 500 years old.
"I hope you are not one of those
men who go home and find fault
with the dinner," said Kidder.
"No," replied Growcher, "my wife
and I eat at a restaurant where we
both can find fault"
Hornblower I heard that a ban
dit relieved you of your pocketbook
Windjammer No relief for me,
but he saved my wife the trouble.
Alonzo Edmundson was shopping
In town Saturday preparatory to
taking over the former E. R. Hus
ton farm on Eight Mile which he
is now operating.
When you buy a Ford there are two things you never have
to worry about. One is reliability. The other is long life.
Here's an interesting letter from a Ford owner in North
"My Ford w.n purchased May 8, 1928, and has been run 121,767
miles. It has never stopped on the road for repairs of any kind what,
soever except punctures.
"The brakes were relined at 101,000 miles. My gas mileage aver
aged 21 miles to the gallon, and on tires, 19,000 miles per tire. I travel
over all kinds of road conditions mountainous and flat.
"I consider this a wonderful record and I assure yon my next car
will also be a Ford."
This is just one of many tributes to the reliability and
long life of the Ford. A Ford owner in Iowa tells of driving
his Ford 73,000 miles in a single year. Another writes of
120,000 miles of good service.
Think ahead when you are considering the purchase of
an automobile and consider what it will be like after thou
sands of miles of driving. Will you still be satisfied? Will
you still say "it's a great car"?
If it's a Ford, you know everything will be 0. K. It will
be taking you there and back in good style, just as it has
always done. And you will have saved many important,
worth-while dollars in cost of operation and up-keep and
low yearly depreciation.
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