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M’MINNVILLE, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1894
Entered at the Portoffice in McMinnville
as Second-class matter.
Don’t forget the Thanksgiving ball. *
Ed Warren returned to Corvallis Wed
Cheat seed for sale. Inquire of T. D.
CATES & HENRY, Props.
Remember the society entertainment
at college Nov. 10.
Have you seen J. P. Irvine’s cash price
E Street, north of Third. Everything New and
First-class Conveyance of Commercial Travel
list for November?
ers a specialty Board and stabling by the day or
month We solicit a fair share of the local pat
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Gray have re
moved to Vancouver.
Pork and Cider Barrels in Oak or Fir.
C. S. Clark, the North Yamhill editor,
was in the city Saturday.
Sweet Potatoes Two Cents a Pound.
W. S. Kirk and Lin Parker were up
from Newberg on business Monday.
Schilling’s Red Band Tea. A guarantee with every package. Mr. and Mrs. Jarrett Todd of North
Yamhill were in the city over Sunday.
The dancing club will give a grand ball
We Buy all Kinds of Poultry. Cash or Exchange.
on Thanksgiving evening. A great time
John Stafford will deliver liis fall stock
FRESH MEATS OF ALL KINDS.
of trees at Campbell building on main
CH0ICE8T Ilf THE MARKET.
street, Thursday, Nov. 8th. First-class
trees of all kinds at lowest prices.
South side Third Ht. between B and C.
An eight day, mantel, striking clock,
W. G. HENDERSON.
with alarm for $5, without alarm $4.60,at
Wm. F. Dielschneider’s, the leading
jeweler of Yamhill county.
J. W. and G. A. Newton will have a sale
TOW.SORI AL PARLORS,
of stock and implements on the 17th at
(Third Street, between E and F.)
the place of H. P. Newton near St. Joe.
Logan & Kutch, Prop’s.
The Philergian society of the college is
making great preparations to make its
For a Clean Shave or Fashionable Hair
entertainment Friday, Nov. 16, a success.
S. WIUSON, manager.
Cut Give Us a Call.
J. P. Irvine has the best baker that
Baths are new and first-class in every re
ever struck the town, and you can get
spect. Ladles’ Baths and shampooing a special
that nice bread cheaper than you can
Employ none but first-class men. Don’t
Everything first-class. Horses boarded by day, week or month. Commercial bake it.
forget the place. Three doors west of Hotel Travelers Conveyed to all points at most reasonable rates. Give us a call.
There was a large attendance at the
stock and implement sale of W. A.
Howe, at Carlton last Saturday.
Manufacturen and Deals in
Married, in Carlton, by Rev. W. E.
McCutcheon, Neilse Pearson and Ida
Anderson, all of Yamhill county, Oregon.
Several hackloads of Rebekahs ’.vent
SADDLES, BRIDLES, SPURS,
from this place to Sheridan Saturday and
Brushes and aellHthem cheaper than Considering
established a lodge of their order. It
they can be bought anywhere else in
will be known as Crystal lodge No.
the Willamette Valley. Our ail home The Purchase of a
63, and starts with 23 members.
made sets of harness are pronounced
All persons indebted to R. Jacobson
unsurpassable by those who buy them
will please call and settle as we have
waited patiently, and now are obliged to
make collections to meet obligations.
Frank M. Boyer, formerly in the brick
and tile business at this place, was taken
to the insane asylum from Washington
county on Saturday.
Ill health and
given as the
Paid up Capital, $30,000
Transacts a General Banking Business.
Died, of diphtheria, near this city,
3d, 1894, Ellenor Redmond, aged
■ J. W COWLS.
three years, ten months, and four days,
Vice President, - LEE LA UGH LIN
E. C. A PPERSON
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Redmond.
A m I. Oashier
A funeral service was held at the ceme
tery Sunday afternoon by Rev. Joseph
Board of Directors:
J. W. COWLS,
A J. APPiKSON,
Prof. Lewis’ “Nights of Enchantment”
1. L, ROGERS.
proved quite entertaining to a number
of people last week. Hi3 jugglery and
Stell Sight Exchange and Telegraphic Trans
fers on New York, San Franeiseo and Portland
sleight-of-hand performances were very
Deposit, received .object to check Interest paid
on Tim* Itejstsits. Lians money on approved
skillful, but the midair posings of the
security. Collections made on all accessible
young lady were a little tiresome,
especially when the frame work gave
$4.50 will buy a bran new banjo, $5 will
buy a good violin, $5 will buy a fine
Proprietor of The McMinnville
guitar at C. Griseen’s.
Prof. W. Gifford Nash of Corvallis
entertained a number of invited guests
with piano recitals at the home of Dr.
Calbreath Tuesday evening. Prof. Nash
Situated at the Southwest comer of the Fan
is a graduate of Leipsic, and will en
deavor to organize a class in this city.
GOOD APPLES AND POTATOES
Wanted in Exchange for Groceries
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THE A. P. A
President W. J. II. Traynor.
i Published by Request.)
To the Members of the American Pro
tective Association, Greeting:
Many of the leading daily and oth
er newspapers of the west have as
serted or implied that the recent
strikes at Pullman and elsewhere re
ceived the countenance and support
of this body.
The falsity and dangerous tenden
cies of such statements rendered it
incumbent upon me to immediately
prevent them from becoming gener
al, or permitting any false impres
sions respecting the mission of our
order to obtain credence.
With this end in view. I, on July
7, ordered the following promulgated
through the order:
C has . T. B eatty ,
Saginaw E. S., Mich.:
Telegraph immediately to all State
“Transmit to all subordinate bodies:
While maintaining your own legal rights,
perpetuate our time-honored name as
‘most loyal of citizens’ by scrupulously
respecting all property and rights of
others during present trouble for which
congress is criminally responsible.”
W. J. H. T raynor ,
Supreme President American Protec
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Hence, in practical use,
The Royal Baking Powder goes further, makes
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While it is true that the American
Protective Assoc ation is not a labor
organization de jure it becomes so de
facto when the demands of labor are
just, honorable and American, as op
posed to those of capital when they
are unjust and burdensome to the
Inversely the association becomes
the supporter of capital and the op
ponent of labor when the latter seeks
to impose unjust conditions upon the
former, or pursues a course which is
opposed to the general welfare of the
The constitution and ritual of our
noble and loyal order would not per
mit me to shirk such conclusions,
even though prejudice, or—if such a
thing were possible—my own inclina
tions should be opposed to them.
While the fundamental principles
of the American Protective Associa
tion aim at the entire separation of
church and state and the removal of
ecclesiasticism from the politics of
tbe nation, it by no means follows
that the objects of the organization
are bounded by such narrow limits.
It would be a mere waste of patriotic
labor to remove from ecclesiastical
hands the power which they' at pres
ent exercise over the affairs of state,
and yet leave it in the hands of those
who appear to be bent upon the con
version of the republic into an im
mense oligarchy, and the deprecia
tion of labor to the condition of serf
I would, therefore, lay down the
proposition that wherever and when
LARGE INVOICES JUS I INI
W. M. Wardle, who ran a barber shop ever a point involving a principle of
here six or seven years ago, and who has justice affecting the national weal is
We invite the attention been located at Sherwood the past two raised, no member of the A. P. A.
of all persons contem years, has returned and is opening a in consonancy with his obligation
plating the purchase Of shop in Grissen’s building, north side of can conscientiously avoid the issue.
Third. He is married and lives in S. F. He who passively permits an act of
new goods in our line.
Staggs’ house in the east part of town.
injustice to be perpetrated is as cul
Come and see them.
A union temperance meeting was held pable as the active aggressor.
at the opera house Sunday afternoon by
In the light of such a proposition
the different C. E. societies of the city. it behooves us—more especially at
Frank Weed, from the Baptist society, the present time, when culpable mal
Speeches were made by administration and political misman
Messrs. Coshow, Williams, Dodson, agement have brought the nation to
Thompson and Weed, interspersed by
the verge of revolution—to carefully
singing by the various societies.
investigate the causes and not only
The following officers were chosen by their effects but their probable effects
Knowles Chapter No. 12, O. E. S., at an upon the republic.
At the same
election held Monday evening: Mrs.
time, as well, we cannot too careful
Susie Talmage, matron; J. C. Cooper,
patron; Mrs. Walter Durham, associate ly measure our own duties in connec
matron; C. H. McKinney, secretary; tion therewith, nor neglect to ob
Mrs. A. D. Simpson, treasurer; Mrs. serve any of those precautions which
Mary Glenn, conductress; Miss Ina will keep our organization pure and
Cooper, associate conductress.
The last proposition being the most
Mr. Smith of the lumber firm of Little
& Smith was a caller Wednesday. He important, as one upon which the
states that his mill has cut about 900,000 future weal or woe of the country
ARTHUR J. VIAL, M. D.
feet during the season, the most of which chiefly depends, it would be well to
was sold to fair advantage by reason of a
our relative sources of weak
Physieian and Surgeon, big contract with Chas. Ladd early in examine
ness and strength, that we may bet
the spring. Timber is about exhausted ter remedy the one and increase the
ROOMS IN UNION BLOCK
the present site of tbe mill and they
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One DoUar if paid in advance, Single numbers five cents.
be surprised if the incoming mem class of citizens upon the roll of ac those laws were made by rascals in
bers, to a large extent, are not of ceptance. Those who have been re the interests of their masters. «
different caliber and actuated by jected are those whose past history
ERRORS OF OUR OWN.
more or less different motives than as citizens has not been up to the
And the labor unions are not alone
the older members. This change is standard required in the order.
in mistaking the shadow for the sub
to be observed even now, and it is
Therefore, I say, keep out of your stance. Much valuable time has been
one which in many places, I regret council the candidate whom you devoted by our own organization to
to note, is not for the better.
would not admit to your domestic municipal and county politics that
The pioneers of the order will re circle or trust in your office. I think might much better have been applied
member that known membership in the rule a safe one and worthy of to national affairs. Sufficient atten
the organization a few years ago en adoption. It may be accepted as a tion has not been devoted to the con
tailed upon the member financial principle that he who has not suc gressional and senatorial districts,
ruin, commercial proscription and ceeded in bettering the moral condi and thus it is we behold the spectacle
social ostracism. With these un tion of the party with which he had of Congressman Linton, of the 8th
pleasant conditions of membership been hitherto affiliated, is not calcu district of Michigan, standing alone
before him it necessarily followed lated to be an elevating influence in upon the floor of congress, the sole
that the selfish, and those who join the A. P. A.
active opponent of sectarian rob
organizations upon business princi
THE LABOR PROBLEM.
bery. It is a reflection upon every
ples, gave the association a wide
While the labor problem from an loyal citizen in the United States that
berth, aud only those whose attach abstract point of view, does not come only one man could be found in the
ment to the republic was a para well within the province of this or house of representatives to raise his
mount consideration could be induced der, in its concrete form it ranks voice against tbe plundering of the
to become identified with it. The pro equally with politico-ecclesiasticism national treasury of 1400,000 under
fessional politician was most conspic with which it is too closely inter the guise of Indian appropriations.
uously absent, for the reason that twined to be readily separated or There must be a majority of such
membership in the A. P. A. meant treated as a distinct issue.
men as Mr. Linton in both houses
political ruin. The merchant who
Labor is the heart of this great before the nation can be relieved from
goes into societies to “benefit his republic, a blow to which is a blow the effects of the unjust, unconstitu
business,” kept away for the same to the entire nation; to check which tional and burdensome laws which
reason in a financial sense. Money is to congest the national arteries. cumber our statute books.
kings and monopolists, railway’ mag Weaken the heart and the system
It is doubtful whether even under
nates and professional labor agita becomes enfeebled, patriotism dies, the most favorable conditions, the
tors stayed away because the field and corruption feeds upon the dis work and results of many years of
was barren so far as their interests eased membranes. The deadly ene maladministration can be swept
were concerned. Men joined the A. my of the nation, then, is that which away quick enough to avoid the rev
P. A. to sacrifice their own interests creates such conditions as tend to olution which is hovering over us
upon the altar of patriotism, a most the debasing and degrading of labor. black, murky and threatening. We
unbusinesslike proposition to the
Corrupt politicians, elected chiefly have had a foretaste of its temper at
minds of the classes referred to.
by labor, and bought up by monopo Chicago, in the far west and in the
It was this constant and untiring lies and trusts, have been the chief south, not to mention the Pennsyl
sacrifice; these undying altar fires to factors in the system which has de vania troubles.
the genius of American liberty which veloped an oligarchy of some three
I believe these are merely pre
built the foundation of the American or four hundred capitalists, who not
monitions of the coming storm,
Protective Association, hewn from only control the price of labor itself
which it is our duty to avert if pos
the wrecks of princely fortunes unit but dictate the market price of every
sible by consummating a revolution
ed with the cement of bitter perse commodity known to commerce. An
in politics that shall relieve the pres
cution and proscription.
oligarchy in the American republic
ent tension upon the labor market
Since those days conditions have is a monstrosity whose fruits are in
and forever render the inordinate
been gradually changing, and with justice and oppression. Therefore it
accumulation of wealth an impos
them to a certain degree the class of is our enemy, for hand in hand with
men admitted to the organization. ecclesiasticism it is cutting off the
But, while we sympathize with
Yet let me not be misunderstood as life of the nation, and prostituting
and may as individuals take
asserting that the spirit which ani the principles of true patriotism to
part in the active fight against its
mated the pioneers of the order is corporate greed.
enemies we must not let the excite
now absent. Far from it. I believe
We need not hesitate a moment in
ment of the hour blind our eyes as to
that true patriots are as numerous declaring that its friends are our en
who the leaders are. Leaders of any
and as willing to sacrifice person and emies and its enemies our friends.
movement in which members of the
fortune upon the altar of their coun As a body we have neither need nor
A. P. A. participate must be, before
try to-day as they were seven years right to indorse Mr. Debs or any of
all things, loyal to the flag of the
ago. But that change of conditions his co-labor leaders. We may think
nation, devoted to its interests, and
which has made the A. P. A. the his cause a good and honorable one.
obedient to its laws. The advocate
ruling factor in the politics of the As individuals we may even affiliate
of anarchy or other lawlessness we
nation, has also changed those con with him in his actions so long as his
can neither endorse nor follow. Nor
ditions which, six years since, made acts are lawful, while as a body we
can we uphold one who directly or
the partisan machine wire-puller, decry them as inferior to our own.
indirectly owes ¿ris first allegiance to
Because labor unions, keeping
the professional politician and the
any foreign power. We must neo
corrupt legislator avoid the organi within the provisions of the law
essarily distrust and discountenance
zation as a monument of political deem a strike the most direct reme any organization or combination
dy against the greed and oppression
which suggests collusion with the
This class, hungry for office and of corporations, it does not follow papacy or any element thereof. It
SOURCES OF WEAKNESS.
the franchises of the association, is that the A. P. A. is not in full sym
is no new trick of the priests to
Never, perhaps, within the whole now clamoring at your doors, intent pathy with labor, because it consid engineer a strike in an industry
range of human or national history upon building upon your foundations ers the ballot tbe quickest, surest where the protestant workers are
was anything like the American Pro of honesty and patriotism their su and safest remedy. It is a question plentiful and papists in the minority
tective Association created and main perstructure of political corruption. of methods, merely.
Mr. Debs’ assertions to the con and, at the conclusion of the strike,
I charge you keep your doors
tained, either for numbers or for its
for the protestants to be replaced by
bearing upon the affairs of the na barred and bolted against all such. trary, there is no clause in the con papists. These are things worthy of
There has been a laxity in this re stitution of the A. P. A. which ex
tion and the shaping of its future.
consideration before committing our
Rapid growths are usually weakly, spect in some quarters which, be cludes its members from labor or selves to any particular line of labor
and although the A. P. A. has coming general, would speedily drag ganizations or prohibits them from policy.
proved a remarkable exception to the order down to the level of the striking if they choose, or employing
Capital is not always right and
any lawful methods to secure their
the rule, it would be strange if, with parties.
always wrong, as the daily
Investigating committees should sacred rights.
in the vast recruiting grounds of the
have the world believe.
organization there were not some require more than a superficial reas
editor sits in the
weak spots that need fortifying— on why the politician, so eager to
nowadays and the
some undesirable elements that need become a member of the order to
eliminating—some prospective dan day, was not to be found a few years scribed by the law, which once over advertisers edit the paper. The ad
gers to be warned against.
ago, and exercise more than ordinary stepped makes the offender a crimi vertisers rather than the readers de
While there is no body of men so care in ascertaining his standing as nal in the eyes of the organization. termine the sentiments of the press.
I regret to see the time of labor We can all the more readily sympa
singularly free from those defects a good citizen; and let it not be taken
which mar the perfectness of most for granted that the organization is frittered away upon strikes and other thize with labor when we remember
organizations, the fact should be possessed of any supernatural power abstract treatment of the monopolis how much misrepresentation we as
carefully borne in mind that the con to convert political rascals into po tic evil, when the end could be ob an organization have suffered at the
ditions which governed the growth litical angels. The strength of the tained much more expeditiously and hands of the press within the past
of the A. P. A. seven years ago have association lies in the fact that the completely by political union. Labor six years. It is only since the press
almost entirely changed, and in con- discrimination of its investigating plays a losing game when it raises its has learned to fear us that it has
sonance with the change we must not committees has placed only the best hand against the laws, even though
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