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MEDFORD MAID TRIBUNE, MEDFORD, OREOON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 3.015
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Bubcrlbor falling to rccelro
pnpors promptly, pbono Clrcu-
4 latloa Mananor at 2G0-R,
HONG KONG KOLUM
China lloyVf Almnuno
Saturday Well known day. Clonic
liflorc Sunday and follow Kllday.
lAllaBainco will rain ijoiiio placo
nnd snow odder placo. Sclnp In .Mex
ico. Kalnor nllaeamco soro bout soma
thing. Fiulur atlop on way lionio and
Ming Btrango umbrella.
Slomobody hllntminco lllc nrtlclo on
iJalltons. Llttlo Wllllo steal Blugnr
Hum bird cago. Cook quit jlob.
"Will bo dlnrk tonight when sun go
down. Fllco of meat go up.
Good day for boubo. Sun nlla
naiiico shlno If no cloudy, l'llco of
gasollno go up, bang!
Oood day for young hoy to Hto lovo
lottor. Lucky dlay for blacksmiths
and enmp blooks.
Kino thought for lleday: Honesty
makeo hlost poverty.
What 1h u Man lo l)o?
Sir: I am a failure. I havo four
daughtorB. Ma and I struggled flvo
years to get rid of tho oldest girls.
Wo safely got 'cm married off nnd
moved Into a smnllor cottago. Ono
hubby turned out N. (J. nnd dauchtor
comes back to tho o. h, Daughter
Iso. two has Just sprung n dlvorco
cortiricnto oa us nnd Is back homo
ngnln. Wo'ro Just whoro wo stnrlcd
only nioro so. Fleming.
Sly daughter Graco spends lots of
money; thcreforo olio's not a saving
Graco. H. ).
Married men: rirst ho sure your
right then, ask your wife.
Vo hco by tho papers that Dr.
Marvol 3. Lingo llvos In Newark,
Maryland. (Undoubtedly ho's n good
Simeon Kord, tho famous nulhor
nnd nftor dinner spoakor says, In
Bpcnklng of tho luto J. IMorpont Mor Mer
gan: "Wo loam from Mr. Morgau'ti
Jlfo thut grout wealth dooH not al
ways bring happlnoHH. Mo know al
ready that poverty doesn't nlwajs
bring ImpplnesH. "What on earth,
then In a chap to do?"
HU'Hu'h llnignln tViunlor
Us tholramp who goos to wink n
deserter from tho army of won't
"What you say In n letter goos If
j on put a stamp on It and don't for
get to put It In tho mall box.
Our Otin Cln Minus IIIiiIn
StyllHh waist, designed an a gift
for n girl friend. Inoxpomtlvo nnd
ITALIAN STEAMER PORTO SAID
REPORTED SUNK OFF EGYPT
LONDON, Poo. 1(1. Tho Italian
rdcumor 1'orlo Said has been bunk, it
U nniiouiiced hero. i
Tlio l'oito Sniil was -lib feet Ion,
nnd hud u gro8 tonnage of MII7
According to tho latest record of he
movements she soiled from denim.
November 17 for Alexandria.
RUSSIAN WARSHIP DESTROYS
BUILDING FLYING OLD GLOR
i . i.
IJKItLlN, Don. 17 (hy wirolowj I
fiuyvillo). Tho elmrgo that HiiMiu
vnrsliip several montlih ugo d
htroyod a building filing the Ainuil
on n flag is made in nn official pub
lication of tho Tiirhioh government,
tho Overruns Ne agency Hiiuuuuuud
IJKIthIK, ). 17, im London -At
tinny hendipinrtei tlio niumirwuent
was inndo today thut tho Aiutlru
Hungarian truojui which mo tutttdUMf
Jlonlonegro have onplurod UjoJojhjIju
on, tho Lim river, about twenty mil
jvcM gf the Serbian border,
TO PREVENT WAR
EYER LONDON", the
introduced a resolution authorizing an attempt at
mediation in the European
setting forth principles upon which he believes a perma
nent peace can be established.
Instead of huge armaments to enforce treaty agree
ments and the findings of international arbitration trib
unals, Mr. London proposes an international commercial
boycott by the combined nations against the offending
nation and a referendum by the people of the countries af
fected as to whether there shall be war or peace. In behalf
oi these proposals, lie will devote his energies during the
It is an undeniable fact that commercialism is the un
derlying cause of all wars. This has been the case since
civilization began. A close analysis of causes shows that,
even the religious wars had commercial greed as a base.
The acquisition of territory is useful only to extend mar
kets. Commerce is international, particularly modern com
merce. Each nation produces what it is fitted to produce
best and sells it to the other nations in exchange for oilier
products. This has gone so far under modern conditions
that countries like Great Britain no longer attempt to pro
duce foodstuffs, but sells their manufactures to other na
tions in exchange for food. Many nations produce only
raw materials which other nations utilize in manufactures,
and international exchango is essential to tho life of the
people. Hence no possiblo weapon could be devised more
effective than a severing of commercial relations with tho
Concerning this feature, Mr. Meyer says:
Tho present war proves tho strength of thlH weapon. Tho most of
fcctlvo force of tlio allies has been tho embargo thoy havo been nblo to en
force against Germany's commerce if tho allies win It will bo becauso of
this commercial boycott.
Commercialism Is so Intensely International that to conflno n coun
try's co in in or co within her own boundaries would bo tho Bovcrost punish
Democracy in international affairs would result in
abolition of war. 1 f the people were given a voice, instead
of kings and autocrats, there would be no wars for wars
are J ought by the people, who
huiut ine puiusiinicni.
Concerning (he preparedness program, Mr. Meyer says:
All tho present hysteria as to our need for a larger army nnd navy
nil our fear of Invasion and conquest Is tho result of abnormal, distorted
vision produced by tho h'uropoan holocaust. That war Is turning all of us
back toward animalism. Stories of men slaughtered hy thousands, of
atrocities, suffering and hardship that normally would mnko our blood run
cold, wo now accept as nothing out of tho ordinary.
And so wo stnrt about arming oursolvcs to tako part In tho samo sort
of business. Fighting nnd war and slaughter wo havo como to think of as
a normal condition.
Wo havo been progressing backward. Let us faco about nnd get our
snno Ideals back again. Properly mobilized, tho forces of pence can crush
absolutely tho forces of war.
FIFTY MILLIONS LOST
A PRACTICAL farmer and prospective investor in the
valley estimates that the lack of an irrigation system
has cost tho Rogue River valley a loss of $50,000,000 during
tho years sinco the building of tho railroad.
The loss is not oxaggoratcd indeed, probably under
estimated. "With irrigation the annual output would be
many times greater, much more varied.
Lot us figure tho loss for a single voar, even on the
acreage under cultivation, without anv intensified farm
ing, using present slipshod and unscientific methods of
cultivation. Take the year 3915, for instance. Were the
valley irrigated, the fruit shipments would Imvc totalled
between 12000 and JIOOO cars, conservativelv estimated. This
would havo meant from $2,000,000 to $:i,000,000 brought
into tho valley. Instead, the output was :100 cars, bringing
in $300,000, a loss of two million dollars on one crop in one
All oilier mips were shy grain, hay, potatoes, beans,
vegetables not enough produced for local needs. The
shortage is reflected in the livestock and other industries,
in creamery and cannery output. The loss totals at least
1 1 ere, then, is a loss of three million dollars in one year.
Hut the loss is really much greater, because with irrigation
there would be intensified fanning, much greater acreage
farmed, many more fanners, more livestock and poult rv,
larger creameries, larger canneries, all of which wouhl
create more industries.
The loss to the valley from lack of irrigation is incal
culable. It is the one great need, and until water is sup
plied there will be no established property values, no nmr
IceJ for property, no real prosperity.
AS IT APPEARS TO YOUTH
Editorials Written hy Pupils of the Metlfortl High School.)
Why Ito a lV.vlnilt
Jur than it wit IhiI year at thn
limit hy a wtda mania. Wo can oito
two oau whoro ln Xutudur l.u.i.
IIO Of 1013 UMtf NUnMMMl the X.
vewlittr liukineu of 1. ' Mrtt
told hy the jkropmtor of one imn
that bin XotoatUr buuu-b of mi;,
turiNUbf uu November buiiuk r
101 1 hy jtitt $1000, nud the pivpri
tor of miotber firm i bi m-
crM fur th mubo month l iTiut
At 11 who!, JlWford haa Wtir pn-
mu tar ft bntitw futura than it
iiu had for to r.
The pivufut hit of vU-ilric luw that
only socialist in congress, has
war hy the United States and
also have to pay the bills and
is rapidly heme; laid is afferding: em
plojment to it erew of men, nnd the
biigar beet faetorv and tho ruUine; of
nuns buoiiiii open up tlio now year
with a boom.
Ko why be u pessimist when it is
o much better for tho fount rv if you
lire an optimist Tho winter weather
promue to put it suffioient umouut
of moisturo into tho ground for n
pood fruit crop; nnd together with
.the other enterprises of tho valley,
11MU is sure to bo it prosperous ,enr
Mont men dread to seo Christmas
npproneh. Wondorwhj? Tim, verj
fact kcems to me to irnv. Hint nn,,..
thmir in wrong somewhere. The
dread t heeuusc it menu. Im-t mg
JOHN A. PERL
1H S. IIAIITI.KTT
I'liomw 91. 47 uml 17-J'J
around to scrape up tho extra money
for ClnislmnH shopping-. Tho cliasc
of tlio "almighty dollar" lias tiHimlly
tired them so much Hint it is impos
sible for them to enjoy thoroughly
.tlio liolidny season. And, too, often
just because "dad doesn't euro nny-
thing about Christmas," n tie, u pair
of Bocks nnfl n eouplo of handker
chiefs often suffice for him. IIo snvs,
"it's foolishness," mid that ho "docs
not cure n sunt) about it," but just
tho- sumo it hurts (o be tho only one
who is slighted. Mother with her
new necklace, daughter with n rich
set of furs nnd everything n heart
could wish for; and dad, witli a gaudy
tie nnd n "two-hit" handkerchief, just
because "ho really doesn't euro." This
lis surely enough ground for a onm-
piugu for a saner Christmas. A true
Christmas spirit is o.tprch'cd when
we buy u simple, useful nnd appreci
ated gift for those whom wo really
love, from the money which has
meant sacrifices to us in order that
wo might save it. Ict us stop some
'times in tho midst of doing our
Christmas shopping early and think
of dad, thn ono who says "lie doesn't
enro a bit."
When tho Americnn neoplc hnvo
succeeded in conquering their Christ
,mns manias they will huve Hindu a
lung stride toward u happier nation.
PAHIS, Dee. 17. "Wo mll be
very much iibtonMicd if the Amciicau
Kovenimcnt doqs not reply to tho
Austrian note by simply instructing
Ambassador Penfield to nsk for his1
passjioits and by hnndinc; his pass
ports lo tho Austrian chiuc,o ut
WuHliuiplon," snys tho Figaro.
"Austna's anbwer is a barely dis
Riiiscd refusal. Tlio only satisfao
tion Austn'a tiives tho United Stales
is thut she did not keep the United
States waiting for it. President Wil
son's long utility bus its limits nnd
tho dismissal of tho Austrian ohnrgo
at Washington nnd tho recall of Am
bassador Pcuficld will show this is
not it question of a fit of energy, hut
n curcfully thought-out resolution."
FORCED 10 RETREAT
PARIS, I)rc.-17.Tho following
official .Montenegrin fommuuieatioii
was received hero teday:
"At dawn of December 11 tho Aus
triuiiH directed n general attack ut
nil our portions in tho Snnjnk. At
nightfall our advance guard troops
had to retire north of Clmliovie and
Hielo. In tho direction of Ipek-lto-rai
tho enemy, after several days'
fighting, succeeded in occupying Ko
zai. "Along other fronts there was in
Corn Lintpersl Use'
"Gels-It" and Smile!
Corns Como night OCT, Clean and
Quick I You Needn't limp, or
Iius With Your Corns
Any More I
What'n Uio um of spoiling ft rooil
tlmo for yourself by limping around
with rtcrco curnsT It h ono of thn
railed thl n km in tho world, now, to
t;et rid of them. "dots-It" doca It
"Hot Corn Com Right Off, CLn At
Vti,U., It Utiac 'CiU-IU";
tho new wny. ThatS why "flels-U" li
Ikicokio tlio corn remrUy of Amcrln,
tho lilgnpst ulUiipt corn remedy in tho
world, preferred 'r mllllouj. lo 7011
reiiiember thnt too -eating raIvo you
tried, thnt Micky tape, that toe
liundllliK ImudnKe. tlio kourIiik you'vn
done with kntea, raxora nnd HcUsorn?
Well now, forKct thoin nil. No mom
tuslnif. no uioro pnlu. Vbennver you
no ulinple, ensy '(lets.It.,, tho corn
I doomed, kith, tin is every cnlluf.
nrt or bunion, Neer cut corm
or calliues, it tunbea them grow thnt
much (inter uml lnerene tho Unnitfr of
bliKHl imiI.oii. NoouttliiK 1 neeenry liy
tuliiit (lots-It " Uo it tonight nnd end
your corny exlJtene. ..., , .
ilet It- is told by all (lruBBlt.
3uo a bottle, or aent. direct by L
Corner Cury and Joti Sti.
"A kUl l IUIlt.,
(Vnlrallr 'o.a' I wlthm lhetw nl
lolS li-ln.l. l4 iUlinr n.tMita
roiHWM ith lain Jleuti!ulljr h rnulied,
(H direct nt Ihw to lh VXIJITIOX
IKS MtNtrna Kll't.
Men Uvr tl il ciwcrtlo bulUlBf.
miU M I W-50 rfijr
Vrom Y rrr or lit UV
'ISIVKKiM H l " Pr' T
w nt mr iktiivw
ON MEXICO CITY
GALVESTON, Texas, Dec. 17 Tho
ealo ot alcoholic liquors In Mexico
City has been forbidden for ninety
days by a decree issued yesterday by
tho governor of tho district, accord
ing to advices reaching the Mexican
consulate hero today. Tho decreo
was a measure taken to prevent tbo
spread of typhus In tho capital.
It Is also reported that Qovornor
Alvarodo of tho stato of Yucatnn, lins
Issued a decreo permanently forbid
ding tho sale of liquors In that state.
Tho dispatch adds that foreign lino
Insurance companies who havo fail
ed to comply with tho order which re
quires detailed reports to tho govern
ment of their business, havo been no
tified to comply with tho order nt
ouco or their' business will bo sus
NKW YOKIC, Dec. 17. Forty thor
oughbred horses constituting ono ot
tho largest Importations of racing
clock to this country In ten years,
arrived today from England and
Franco on board tho steamer Minne
haha. In tho lot are sixteen horses
from Clnrcnco MacKay'a Normandy
stock farm. Others are consigned to
II. P. Whitney, Francis It. Hitchcock,
W. It. Coo and to Arthur B. Han
cock of Paris, Kentucky.
Tho nrrlval of Wrack, a sir year
old stallion by Itobort Lo Dlablo
Samphiro by Isinglass, Is regarded
by horsemen ns tho first step toward
an importnnt development of racing
nnd breeding conditions In this coun
try. 'Wrack will bo placod on n stock
farm In Kentucky.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17. Henry
Prnthcr Fletcher, now nmbassndor
to Chile, was nominated by Presi
dent Wilson for ambassador to Mex
ico. Kllsco Orrcndondo already has
been appointed Mexican ambassador
to tho United States nnn Mr. Fletch
er's nomination today restores dip
lomatic relations between tho two
countries, broken oft moio than two
A Night in the Show
Genuine Essanay Chaplin Comedy
It's uproarious because it's a burlesque of something
ve all abhor and duly do.
The Print of the Nail
.Modern polities is the subject of this three-act
Canimated Nooz Pictorial
Live news of the day shown in an Essanay picture.
1 I1C I age
Mcdford's Leading Theater
SKLAVYN & COMPANY 1'rcacnt
"A Great Actresa In a great play," N Y. Herald.
"Insplrfliig, reverberating triumph " Amy Loillo In Chicago News,
Hr HKXIIY AHTlint JONKS
Ono jcar at tlio Hart In Theater, Xow Ymk Clly.
XHV YOUK OAST AX1 moni'OTio.v.
Mail Ordor Now ; Seal oh Sta Ubmitow.
l'rieaa. Ut 14 raw Igwor fiser .; laal 4 IJ.M; balaany. ltt
VOIE CREDIT ASKEO
PARIS, Dee. 17. In the course of
his demand today in tho chamber of
deputies that tho chamber grant
three months' credit on the budget ac
count, Alexandre Itibot, Trench min
ister of finance, stated that the sub
scription to tho recent French na
tional loan from London nlono was
GOO.OOO.OOO francs (.11!0,000,000).
At another point in his speech M.
Ribot Btnted that whilo the war ex
penditure nt tho beginning of the
conflict wus 1,500,000,000 francs'per
month, it wus now 2,100,000,000
Tho chamber by n vote of G04 to 1
voted the credits asked on account of
tho first semester of 1010.
"At tho beginning ot hostilities,"
said M. Ulbot, financial considera
tions took a secondary place. Wo did
not think the war would last seven
teen months nnd now no ono can fore
seo when It will end."
During tho discussion Deputy Jules
Rocho said tho war already had cost
Franco 2G, 000000,000 francs (5,
200,000,000) and her enemies -17,-
000,000,000 francs. Kuropo ns a
whole, ho said, had exponded 101,-
ATLANTA. 2K In. hlh
'WHITBY. Vi In. blh
t UZ3c..lt C.ll. N.Wi, A C.. !. M.t.n
ST. MARK'S HALL
at 8 o'clock promptly
PRICES ... 10c and 15c
MEDFORD 'S LEADING
Motion Picture Theater
Anaemic, Ittm-dowii, Xorvoun How
There arc so many cases llfco this
right hero In Medford that wo aro
publishing this Interesting letter
with tho hope that some of our custo
mers will try VInol nnd got tho samo
happy result that MIsb Baez did.
Key West, Fla. "I am a tcachcr
and becamo anaemic, nervous, run
down, no energy or dcslro to do any.
tiling, I could not ulcop nnd had that
languid, nervous fooling thnt mado
mo a burden to myself. I had taken
various tonics without benefit I
heard ot'vlnol nnd tried It Soon
I had a good appetite, could sleop all
night nnd It built me up so I havo
tho ambition to do any hind of work."
Mary Ij.Uncz, Key West, Fla. '
Tho reason Vlnol was so successful
In this enso is becauso it Is a consti
tutional romody that goes to tho scat
of trouble. Tho peptonnto of Iron con
tained In VInol enriches and revital
izes tho blood, whilo tho strengthen
ing, tissue-building properties of tho
extractives ot coda' livers and beer
peptono aid In building up tho tired,
overworked, ru down systom. Mod
ford Pliarm . Adv.
J4-oal. Tea Garden Gyrup....
I gal. Tea Garden Syrup
5-lb. can Karo Syrup . .
10-lb. con Karo Syrup.
Crystal White Soap, doz
3 cakes 5c Sweetheart Soap.
Star Naptha Washinn Powder,
25c size . 19c
Citrus Washlnu Powder, 25c size..20c
Gloss Starch, 2 pkgs 15c
Cornstarch, 2 pkgs. ! 15c
Spring Clothes Pins, doz 05c
Large Moll Toilet Paper 05c
Royal Baking Powder, lb 43c
K. C. Baking Powder, 25c slzc20c
I lb. Hcrsey's Cocoa 29c
Vi lb. Hcrseys Baking Chocolatcl9c
Ground Chocolate, lb.
Vi lb. Upton's Tea ,
I lb. Upton's Tea ..,.
50c Bulk Tea, per lb.
Japan Rice, per lb
Head Rice, per lb..
Macaroni, per lb
Bulk Cocoanut, per lb.
Bulk Crackers, per lb..
Holly Milk, 2 cans
Ycloban Milk, doz.
3 nkns. Crackers and Cookies.
10c size 25c
Soft Shell Walnuts, 2 lbs 35c
Cornmcal, sack 30c
Rolled Oats, sack 35c
2 10c sacks Salt 15c
2 25c sacks Salt 35c
Lemons, doz. 20c
Oranges, doz. 25c
Comb Honey 12c
3 boxes Matches 10c
Codfish, lb. . lie
Shrimp, can lie
Canned Peas, doz. $1.05
Canned Sugar Corn, doz. $1.05
Best Creamery Butter, lb ..30c
Gut Price Grocers
33 North Grape Street
In homo management dictates prac
tlcal and economical Christinas pur
cluiHes this year. "'o would miggost
a fow Kiicka of
High Patent Flour
".Superior" (irahant ir Whole Wheat
I Hour, as a wlso buy at this tlmo. All
of these brands nro manufactured by
j THE CENTRAL
I POINT MILLS
j They nro cold on their merits
J Ask Your (iroii'f For Them
.Union Feed and
112 South Iiivmido