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Established March 30, 1883;
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Official Paper for Morrow County.
RESPECT. Forbes Magazine.
"AMI SLIPPING?" "Is my ablins-ity
giving out?" "Has my re
sourcefulness dried up?" "Has my
right hand lost its cunning?" "Is
my will-power on the wane?" Such
questions plague many men today,
They won't down. In view of what
has befallen, this is natural. But it
is not logical. If you were the only
person whose income has diminish
ed, if yours were the only business
that has become unprofitable, you
would be justified In concluding
that something had gone wrong
with you, with your brains, with
your judgment, with your capacity,
The truth Is, however, that not one
man in a thousand, that not one
business in a thousand, has es
caped the devastating effects of
events since 1929.
Ponder these facts: The total in
come of the people of this country
is estimatetd to have fallen from
approximately $90,000,000,000 to less
than $50,000,000,000. One-fourth of
all who. were gainfully employed
are now completely idle, and a still
larger number are working only
part-time; almost every high salary
has been drastically reduced; the
income of every investor has been
severely curtailed ; most wages have
been cut. That is what has happen
ed to individuals. The majority of
companies are today paying not a
single dollar on their common
stocks. Examine the quarterly or
other earnings' statements pub
lished day-by-day and you discover
that it is unusual rather than usual
for any net profit whatsoever to be
shown. In a great many cases the
losses run into very large figures.
Since the panic there have been
about 80,000 commercial failures.
In addition some 4,750 banks have
closed. Our foreign trade has
shrunk from over $9,600,000,000 in
1929 to approximately $3,000,000,000
for this year.
Under all these circumstances
why should we feel that we should
have gone along as if nothing out of
the ordinary had happened? How
could we in reason have hoped to
receive a special dispensation? If
we still have a job any kind of a
job we should realize that we are
among the fortunate ones. If we
have been able to keep our business
going, even at a loss, we havejjea-
Sunday Schoo
Lesson n
a hi
By Bev. Charles E. Dunn, D. D.
John Prepares the Way for Jesus
Lesson for January 1. Mark 1:
Golden Text: Mark 1:3.
The lessons for the first 6 months
of 1933 are taken from the earliest
gospel, that of Mark, the cousin of
Barnabas, and companion of Paul
and Barnabas on their first mission
ary journey. He also knew Peter
intimately, absorbing the apostle's
counsel and knowledge so well that
his book has been called "the Gos
pel of Peter." Let us take note of
its salient characteristics.
It is the shortest gospel, a sketch
with only sixteen chapters, easily
read at one sitting. Moreover it is
the gospel of action. Mark is main
ly interested in telling a story, and
does so with simple ease. There is
only one long discourse, and but
four parables. But there are eigh
teen miracles, one-half of the whole
number recorded in all four gospels.
Another impressive feature of the
gospel is its rapidity. The action
is quick, urgent, described in the
vivid, pictorial language of an eye
witness. The Greek word translat
ed "straight-way" or "immediate
ly occurs eleven times In the first
chapter, and over forty times in the
entire book. Jesus is pictured as a
tireless worker of abundant ener
gy. Events crowd upon one an
other, as Dean Farrar says, "with
the impetus sequence of the waves
in a rising tide."
Mark also, be it noted, is the gos
pel for the Roman world, ..6 omits
all Hebrew genealogies, does not
emphasize the obligation of the
law, inserts fewer references to the
Old Testament than any of the oth
er three evangelists, and employs
more words of Latin origin than are
to be found in any other New Tes
tament book. Mark, like Paul, car
ried Rome in his heart Indeed,
there is reason to believe that he
wrote his gospel in that ancient
What sort of a picture of Jesus
does he paint? He presents the
Master as the strong Son of God,
the lion of the tribe of Judah.
In the lesson for this Sunday,
New Years' Day, we read Mark's
brief but graphic account of that
unconventional prophet, John the
Baptist, whose desert education
and striking sermons paved the
way for our Lords' ministry.
son for self-congratulation. Even
those who have lost out completely,
financially, workwise, businesswise,
must not conclude that they have
outlived their usefulness. What
ever befalls, we must hold on to our
self-respect. We must indulge over
much in neither self -blame nor self
pity. We must not surrender ab
jectly to fear, but lay fast hold on
faith. Our heads may be battered
and bloody, but they must not be
come bowed. We must fight, not
faint. Remember that no man is
defeated until he himself admits
Don't admit defeat!
Blue Mountain Eagle.
CONGRESS is stumped. It has
made an open and pathetic con
fession that the great economic
problems that confront a stagnant
business world are too big for them.
They are stumped. And so, since
December 5th they have done noth
ing, thought of nothing, and talked
of nothing but beer. Its awful.
Whether 12 million idle men shall
continue to eat from the hand of
charity does not concern them, for
that is too big a problem for them,
and so they confine their legisla
tive hocus-pocus to beer. This beer
is to enrich a handful of German
brewers and to add insult to injury,
we now have before congress a
strong delegation of French wine
makers insisting that the Volstead
act be modified so that France can
ship her high wines to America.
France, mind you, in default of war
debts to the United States, wants
us to repeal our laws, so that she
can ship wines to us. What a set
up. But booze don t give a "damn
for nuthin' " and never did and
never will. The American people
are now being asked to modify the
Volstead act so that France can
flood the country with French
wines. It is a fact that French
wine producers are all ready for
the invasion. If that ain't rubbing
it into the American, then our sense
of the ridiculous is warped.
MART A. NOTSON. Reporter.
"The total blackmail ran into mil
lions of dollars. New York was a
wide open town. The big bosses
rolled in wealth, and the corrupt
policemen who ran the force lost
all sense of decency and justice.
Nevertheless I wish to insist on
the fact that the honest men on the
patrol posts, 'the men with the
night sticks,' remained desirous to
see honesty obtain, although they
were losing courage and hope.
"This was the situation that con
fronted me when I came to Mul
berry Street. The saloon was the
chief source of mischief. It was
with the saloon that I had to deal
and there was only one way to deal
with it. That was to enforce the
law. The howl that rose was deaf
ening. The professional politicians
raved! The yellow press surpassed
themselves in clamor and mendac
ity. A favorite assertion was that
I was enforcing a "blue law,' an ob
solete law that never had been en
forced. As a matter of fact, I was
only enforcing honestly a law that
had hitherto been enforced dishon
estly. There was very little increase
in the number of arrests made for
violating the Sunday law. Indeed,
there were weeks when the number
of arrests went down. The imme
diate effect was wholly good.
"I had been told that it was not
possible to close the saloons on Sun-
tTaSsj.a-rS that I could not succeed.
However, I succeed. The war
den of Bellevue Hospital reported
two or three weeks after we had
begun, that for the first time in its
existence there had not been a case
due to a drunken brawl in the hos
pital all Monday. The police courts
gave the same testimony, while
savings banks reported increased
deposits and pawnshops hard times,
The most touching .of all things
was the fact that we received et
ters, literally by the hundreds, from
mothers in tenement houses who
had never been allowed to take
their children to the country in the
wide open days, and now found
their husbands willing to take them
and their families for an outing on
Sundays. Jake Riis and I spent
one Sunday from morning till night
in the tenement district, seeing for
ourselves what happened.
"Moreover, all kinds of ways of
evading the law were tried, and
some of them were successful. The
Statute, for instance, permitted any
man to take liquor with his meals.
After two or three months a mag
istrate was found who decided ju
dicially that seventeen beers and
one pretzel made a meal after
which decision joy again became
unconfined in at least some of the
saloons, and the yellow press glee
fullly announced that my "tyran
ny" had been curbed. But my prime
object, that of, stopping blackmail,
was largely attained.
"Reopening of the saloons imm -
diately followed. The hospitals and
police courts again had their usual
quota; retail and wholesale busi
ness and savings banks deposits
slumped to normal and the new
comforts and plesures of tenement
mothers and children were butch
ered to make a booze holiday."
From the autobiography of Theo
dore Roosevelt, who was police
commissioner of New York City
irom 1890 to 1897.
It is often asserted that there was
no "racketeering" in the pre-prohl-bition
days. It is only a question
of terms. Roosevelt called it "black
mail." He stated that the total ran
into millions of dollars
Hokey Funny, you say you write
ror magazines, yet I have never
seen your name mentioned.
Pokey Oh, I always sign 'em
Hokey Well, well, and to think
that I have been reading many fine
articles under that name and never
knew who wrote them! Congratu
O'Flaherty Now, you've been
fighting again, You've lost two
front teeth.
Son No, I ain't, Pop; I got 'em
in me pocket,
" And a Happy New Year""
Italy rich in work
I have just got hack from a rapid
but rather comprehensive tour of
Italy. By railroad, automobile and
airplane I covered pretty nearly
that entire peninsula, and saw for
myself the results of ten years of
Italy today is the least depressed
nation in the world. Everybody is
at work; out of a population of 42,-
000,000, I was told, there are less
than a million unemployed, includ
ing the aged and invalids. The
whole nation is thoroughly organ
ized and a new spirit of national
pride and cooperation has been de
The Italian people give every evl
dence of being the happiest people
anywhere in the world today. Meas
ured in Dollars, they don't handle
much money, but measured in
terms of food, clothing and com
fort, their workers are better off,
on the whole, than those of any oth
er nation.
Housing . in Italian cities
One of the biggest things the
Italian government has done is to
improve housing conditions for
workers in the cities. In Milan,
which is the New York of Italy, the
industrial and financial center and
the largest city, I saw literally thou
sands of new apartments houses,
built by private capital with gov
ernment aid, modern and sanitary
in every respect, where workers can
rent four-room apartments for $3
a month. On the outskirts of Rome,
along the famous Appian Way and
just over the caves known as the
catacombs, where the bones of mil
lions of Christian martyrs lie, I saw
where the government had provid
ed housing for sixty thousand work
ers who were moved from the slums
of the old city, which have been
torn down and made into parks
or new highways.
The same thing is going on In
many other Italian cities; and ev
ery one of these housing develop
ments has as its central feature a
new and modern school house, with
playgrounds and parks around it,
The next generation of Italians
will be better educated than its
parents were.
Farming .... every acre
One reason why Italy has suffer
ed less from the depression than
other nations is that 55 percent of
its population lives on the land.
There is hardly a square inch of
land in Italy that is not under cul
tivation. Even the mountain sides
of the Appenines and the Maritime
Alps are terraced, in tiny tracts, as
high as vegetation will grow.
Perhaps the biggest thing which
the Fascist eovernment hoi iin.t-
taken is the reclaiming of all the
waste ianas. i saw tne great dram
age works which have reclaimed
the swamps along the Adriatic, laid
out In small holdings. Here again
private capital and the govern
ment cooperated, the reclaimed
land is sown to crops, stocked with
cattle, sheep and poultry, each with
Its modern farm-house and out
buildings, and sold on easy terms to
new farmers, while the National In
stitute of Agriculture, organized
much like the American system of
county agents, tlves 1 nfpnaivA as
sistance in helping the people get
a living irom tne land.
Wheat and tobacco
Italy has set out to grow all of Its
own wheat, both the durum variety
used for making macaroni, and soft
wheat for bread.
Ten years ago Italy was Import
ing five-sixths of its wheat. Today
it is growing five-sixths of its own
wheat. This is a result of what
Mussolini has dramatically named
the "Battaglia del' Grano," the Bat
tle of Grain.
This is something for American
wheat growers to think about. One
of our big export markets, which
formerly took millions of bushels of
grain annually, is no longer a mar
ket for the United States wheat
Something of the same sort is
happening with tobacco. In Italy
the government is the only manu
facturer of cigars and cigarettes.
It used to Import tobacco, mainly
from America. Now in the South
ern part of the peninsula and in the
African colonies Italy is growing
five-sixths of its own tobacco.
Discipline . honest dealing
All Italy is regimented. Every
business, industry and occupation is
organized. The Italian Parliament
is composed of members elected by
400 trade, industrial or agricultural
groups; they do not represent dis
tricts, they represent occupations.
These occupational guilds of syn
dicates have absolute freedom to
combine in any enterprise that is
for the public welfare. So has every
individual the right to make as
much money as he can, provided
he does it honestly. But there is
plenty of governmental supervision
to see that the public Interest is
A number of persons who were
not satisfied to do business honest
ly, but persisted in dishonest meth
ods, were summarily removed by
the fascist organization.
Mussolini's government is ex
tremely practical in its methods.
The Doctor's Problem
Nobody knows more the effects
of a national depression than the
family doctor. He gets the full
force of it. His customers fall down
In their ability to meet his moder
ate charges; his own table and
wardrobe dwindle. Even his sav
ings depart, as mine have. But he
does not complain of misfortune to
himself he sees future effects of
famine on those he serves and
gives his life. The Ill-nourished
children and mothers of today will
be the weaklings of tomorrow of
next year and the next! The real
results of the "depression" have not
yet commenced.
The very well-to-do will not suf
fer. But there are so many of the
thousands who are not In that zone;
and, these for the most part, fall
under the care of the faithful fam
ily doctor.
I, myself, see children all about
me, that will never attain the state
of vigorous manhood and woman
hood because of this awful depres
sion, if you are content to dismiss
it with such a benign name
What to do? Well, here is an In
stance where I must answer, "I
don't know." Relief from this
thing cannot come in a day nor in
a year nor two years, In all prob
ability. The fangs of the thing
have penetrated our very nation's
heart. It is the great mass of
"common people" that constitutes
our America. Without them our
land would perish from the very
weight of its gold! There Is no
more helpless body than that of
what Is termed the "Idle rich."
We must educate. It semes to
me, the World War was a most ef
fectual lesson to establish peace.
Nobody but an Inhuman devil could
lay plans for future war I base
my statements on the lesson learn
ed from the last outbreak of hell.
We must educate.
-By Albert T. Reid
tfldim - you'll have to get up -This
is a.s Far as
5 Pwl
Bruce Barton
writes of
"The Master Executive"
Supplying a week-to-week Inspiration
for the heavy-burdened who will find
every human trial paralleled In the ex
periences of "The Man Nobody Knows"
A Man, Sure of Himself
Jesus grew tremendously sure of
himself as his ministry progressed
No passages in all literature are
more scathing than his denuncia
tion of the cheerless, self-righteous
All achieving characters have a
sublime disregard of criticism
"Never explain! never retract; nev
er apologize; get it done and let
them howl,' was the motto of a
great Englishman. It might well
have been the motto of Jesus. "No
man can expect to accomplish any
thing if he stands in terror of pub
lic opinion," he said in substance.
"People will talk against you no
matter how you live or what you
do. Look at John the Baptist He
came neither eating nor drinking
and they said he had a devil.
come both eating and drinking, and
what do they call me? A wine bib
ber and a gluttonous man!"
He must have told it as a joke on
himself and on John, though the
Gospels do not say so. Indeed we
must often wonder how much of
his humor has been lost to us by
the literal mmdedness of his chron
iclers. How about that incident, for ex
ample, at the pool of Bethesda?
Hundreds of sick people were left
along the edges to wait for the mo
ment when the waters would be
stirred by the visit of an angel
from Heaven; whoever managed to
get into the water first, after the
stirring, was healed.
I Passing by it one afternoon Jesus
heard the whining voice of an old
fellow who had been lying there for
thirty-eight years. Every time the
pool stirred, he made a half-heart
ed effort to jump in, but there was
always some one with more deter
mination, or more helpful friends,
He was bemoaning it on this day
when Jesus stooped and looked at
him with a whimsical smile.
"Wilt thou be made whole?" Je
sus demanded. The old man was
Instantly resentful. What an ab
surd question! Of course he want
ed to be made whole!
The smile on the face of Jesus
broadened. He knew better. En
joying poor health was the old fel
low's profession. Nobody had as
many pains as he. His was the
only original hard luck story. He
had been there for thirty-eight
The keen eyes of Jesus saw deep
into the souls of men. There was
a twinkle In them now:
"Get up," he said briskly, "and
The old chap spluttered and
grumbled, but there was no resist
ing the command of that pres
ence. He rose, discovered to his
own amazement that he could
stand, rolled up his bed and moved
off, A reverent hush fell on the as
sembled crowd, and before they
could find their voices Jesus, too,
was gone. The disciples were too
deeply impressed for comment;
they dropped tack a respectful dis
tance and Jesus walked on alone.
Suppose they had followed clos
er? Wouldn't their ears have been
startled by something suspiciously
like a chuckle? , . ,
Next Week: Work, the Evidence.
Oregon City Results of banding
trees with medicated codling moth
tree bands in an orchard where
worms were kept under good con
trol this year were obtained this
fall on the Luther Felker place at
Eagle creek. Five bands there pro
duced only a total of 24 larvae when
examined, ranging from two to
eight each, In badly Infested or
chards hundreds of larvae have
been captured under each band.
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All warrants of School District
No 25 Morrow County. Oregon,
from warrant numbered 835, Janu
ary 22, 1932, to number 995, Octooer
7, 1932, both numbers inclusive, will
be Daid on presentation, interest
stops on January 3, 1933.
MRS. M. L. MORGAN, cierK.
Boardman, Oregon.
Notice is hereby given that there
will be a meeting of the stockhold
ers of Farmers & Stock growers Na
tional Bank of Heppner, Oregon, on
the second Tuesday in January,
1933, (January 10, 1933) between
the hours of 9:00 o'clock A. M. and
4:00 o'clock P. M. of said day, for
the purpose of electing directors,
and for the transaction of such
other business as may legally come
before the meeting.
L. A. ALLINGER, Cashier.
Dated this 21st day of December,
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of the laws of the State of Oregon, I
nave taken up and noia at my piace,
in Blackhorse. six miles north of Hepp
ner, Oregon, the following described
animals, and that I will on Saturday,
the 31st day of December, 1932. at the
hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon of
said day, at my said premises, offer
for sale and sell the said animals to the
highest and best bidder for cash In
nana, unless tne same snail nave Deen
redeemed by the owner or owners
thereof. Said animals are described as
follows :
One bav horse, about 18 or 20 years
oia, weignt aDout liuu ana Dranaea na
on rignt stitie.
One brown horse, about E vears old.
weighing 1,000; blotch brand on left
shoulder, wire cut on front foot, spot
in toreneaa.
Lexington, Oregon.
To Henry Dennis, defendant above
OREGON, you are hereby required to
appear and answer plaintiff's complaint
Served Here Fresh
If your appetite de
m a n d s something
different some
thing tasty some
thing healthful
For a good meal any
time go to
For Women
Traveling Alone
American Express
Travelers Cheques
JLo insure
her against the loss or theft
of her travel funds.
To provide her with a ready
means of identification.
To assur her the personal
service of the American
Express travel organiza
tion which will care for
her safety and comfort
wherever she may travel.
You can secure these
Travelers Cheques at
this bank before
starting on a trip.
They are issued in
convenient denomin
ations, and cost only
75c for each $100.
and Stocltgrowers
National Bank
Hied against you in the above entitled
court and cause within four weeks from
me aaie oi uie nrsi publication or this
summons upon you. and if you fall to
so appear and answer, for want thereof,
planum win apply to ine aDove entitl
ed court for the relief prayed for In
her complaint, to-wit: That the bonds
of matrimony now existing between
you and plaintiff be forever dissolved,
and that plaintiff have an absolute di
vorce form you; that her maiden name
De restored, ana lor sucn other and
further relief as may be Just and
This summons Is published upon you
in uie raeppner uuzeue limes, once a
week for four successive weeks bv or
der of We T. Campbell, Judge of the
loumy uourc oi uie stale oi Oregon
for Morrow County, which order Is
dated December 21, 1932, and the date
of the first publication of this summons
is December 22, 1932.
jus. J. NYS,
Attorney for Plaintiff.
Postofflce address, Heppner, Oregon.
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue of an execution in fore
closure duly issued out of the Circuit
Court of the State of Oregon for Mor
row County on the 2!lth day of Novem
ber, 1932, by the Clerk of said court
pursuant to a Judgment and decree ren
dered in said court on the 28th day of
November, 1932, in favor of J. H. Frad.
plaintiff and against Geo. R. W. Mead,
and Elizabeth Mead, his wife, defend
ants for the sum of $1500.00. with in
terest thereon from the 3rd day of
February, 1931, at the rate of eight
per cent per annum, the sum of $160.00,
attorney's fees, and the sum of $17.75,
the cost and disbursements, and di
recting me to sell the following describ
ed real property of the defendants, to
wit: The SE4 of NE. the NE of
SE'4. the SM, of SE'4 and the SVi
of SWi4 of Section 31 In Township
one (1) South of Range 26 East of
Willamette Meridian, In Morrow
County, Oregon.
NOW, THEREFORE, in obedience
to said execution, I will on Saturday,
the 31st day of December, 1932. at the
hour of 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon of
said day at the front door of the Court
House at Heppner, Oregon, sell at pub
lic auction to the highest bidder for
cash, the real property above described
and apply the proceeds thereof to the
payment of said judgment and accru
ing cost of sale.
Dated this 1st day of December, 1932.
Sheriff of Morrow County, Oregon,
Professional Cards
Attorney at Law
Phone 178
Humphreys Building
A. B. GRAY, M. D.
Phone 323
Heppner Hotel Building
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted.
Leave orders at Peoples Hardware
X-Bay Diagnosis
Oilman Building
Heppner, Oregon
Frank A. McMenamin
906 Guardian Building;
Residence. GArfleld 1949
Business Phone Atwater 1348
A. D. McMURDO, M. D.
Trained Nnrse Assistant
Ofllce in Masonic Building
Heppner. Oregon
First National Bank Building
Heppner, Oregon
Offloe In I 0. O. T. Building
Heppner, Oregon
Farm and Personal Uroperty Sales
A Specialty.
"The Man Who' Talks to Beat
the Band"
5229 72nd Ave., S. E Portland, Ore.
Phone Sunset 8461
LdteHt Jewelry and Gift Goods
Watches - Clocks Diamonds
Expert Watch and Jewelry
Heppner, Oregon
Old Line Companies. Seal Batata.
Heppner, Oregon
Roberts Building, Willow Street
Heppner, Oregon