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Augus: 5, 1918
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THE DAI Ml CAPITAL JOL'HNAI.
Is the only newspaper In Snletn whose circulation Is guaranteed by the
Audit llureau of I'lrcultitlona ,
THEY ARE NOT GERMAN VILLAGES.
The allied advance continues steadily and the Ger
man hosts which but recently were inarching so confi
dently on Paris are still headed in the direction of Ber
lin. They have been driven across the Vesle river where
they had pianned to make a stand, ami are headed for the
Aisne. It is doubtful if they will be able to form a new
line cf defense even there, and that they may be forced
back in this drive to the Chemin Des Dames, the place
where such bitter and long drawn out fighting occurred
last year. It will probagly take some time to get them
started homewards from that point, but once they are,
it is most likely they cannot make another stand until
they reach German territory. Hindenburg stated re
cently that "the giving up of villages caused no worry
because they were French villages." He added that if it
was' the abandoning of German villages it would be a
pitter pill. That is what it will be for none knows better
than he what the condition of abandoned villages is. It
is in fact but the abandoning of sites where villages once
were, for the Germans sec to it that every, particle of
destruction possible is done. This will be the same in j
German villages, not that the uermans wouia aesiroy
them, but that the allies in taking them will leave but
little to mark the spot. The artillery fire necessary to
drive the Germans back will leave little for German ruth
lessness to work on, even if they were inclined to the same
destructive methods used in France. However, when the
war is being fought on German territory, which it gives
promise of being soon, the conditions spoken of by Count
Reventlow, in which he spoke of the German press
"whining" will be multiplied many times, and the end
will not be far away, simply because the Prussian is an
arrogant master but a servile sycophant when he is a
THE CHANGES NEEDED
John A. Logan member of the prison parole boar J fc Changed
ravft a rh.inap is rippHpd at. tnp nnsnn. Hp is rnrrprt. His i
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idea is a new prison, and this is also correct for the pres
ent building is not well calculated for the purposes for
which it is used. What is needed more than a new build
ing however, is a change of system. As at present man
aged the prison is a place for voluntary sequestration, and
prisoners take a vacation at any time they feel like it. If
they would get clear out of the country the situation
would not be so bad, but instead the state is put to the
expense of hunting them up and returning them when
their vacation is over. The governor thinks they should
have some kind of employment inside the prison walls,
but while there are 80 tons of flax straw in the prison
sheds that has been there for two years, his excellency
fails to couple the convicts onto the job of preparing it
for market, and getting it out of the way of the coming
harvest. Besides this there is the entire crop of 1910)
also in the prison yards, and nothing has been done with
this and apparently there is no intention of attempting to
do anything with it. One of the most needed changes at
the state's caravansary is the turning of its management
back to the board of control. The governor has proved
himself absolutely incompetent to manage it.
By JANE PHELPS
The next morning, at breakfast, 1
said to Georsre:
"What made you so lato last night?
I diil not get to sloop until after one
o'clock and you had not yet tome in."
"No, it was nearly two," he re
plied, paying not the slightest atten
tion to my question.
"I hope you are not going to stay
out nights like you used tof I was
very-lonely last night."
"Just thought of itf" he asked,
and there was an undisguised sneer
in. his voice.
"Why yes. You know I have been
so busy with the baby since 1 have
been around that, wnen night came,
I was tired and So didn't think mueh
about your being out."
"So I perceived. I hope you have
not forgotten that I dislike to be
questioned. I hoped you had outgrown
' "I question you very seUom " I
was piqued. 1 bad uoit aked hum
where he had been or what he did, for
mouths, and the very first time 1
mentioned it lie fouud fault,
"That is too often. When where I
am is of speial interest to you, I will
.'Very well. I shall ask yuu no
more question?," I returned, then, in
a burst of indiuation "I soon shv.il
begin to recogiiizo that' being your
Max Ilauser, who handles the grain department of
the food conservation work in Oregon, has purchased the
flour milling interests of the late T. B. Wilcox. This is
not particularly cheering news to the people at large as it
was indicated very clearly that Wilcox, as milling admin
istrator, looked very carefully after his personal inter
ests in the matter of prices, as well as war time rules and
regulations. Now we may assume that Mr. Hauser will
do the same, although as a more public spirited man than
Wilcox was, he may be big enough to serve the country
in a more unselfish way. In this connection it may be
paid that the entire work of the food administration in
Orerron has been unsatisfactory, probably because W. B.
Aver, as its head, is too indolent and lacks business and
executive ability, allowing most of his subordinates to do
as they please. Herbert Hoover is certainly an over
rated executive if Oregon offers a fair sample of the
brand of food conservation he has handed out to the coun
try at large.
Count Reventlow, in a Berlin" paper reviewing the
war says the beginning of the fifth year of the war
"finds the German press marked by reflections which are
overflowing with resignation, melancholy and whining."
A little taste of real disaster makes them despondent and
drives away hope. The Prussian is a good winner, but a
poor loser, simply because he is not a true sport. He can
fight a winning 'fight but has not the spirit to battle
igainst.odds. As that is what he will have to do for the
balance of the war, the outlook is anything but cheerful
for him. 1 ,
Under the agreement reached as to the allied aid in
Siberia, it is understood Japan will furnish most of the
troons needed, although China many send a formidable
number. As to the part the balance of the allies will take j
in helping untangle Russian aifairs, whatever it is it will wife cames no privileges. 1 try to
probably be applied from the Murman coast. German ar- TmZTX i
oeance is daily making the situation easier tor tne al
lies, and before long will make all Russians willing to
welcome anv aid that may be rendered them by the .al
lies in getting rid of "their friends, the Germans." The
latest news from Ukrainia is to the effect that the peas
ants have assembled an army of 25,000 and' besides are
doing all they can to make it uncomfortable tor the enemy.
It is stated they are burning their grain and all other
supplies rather than have them. fall into the hands of
the Prussians. TJie news from the eastern front is not
much more cheering than that from the western, to the
The Oregon Voter is not particular in the selection
of its words, sometimes. For instance lately it asked:
"Where are we getting with our flax and lime programs
which were backed so liberally in response to government
operation enthusiasts?" He fails to distinguish between
government operation, and governor manipulation. So
far as the flax proposition is concerned we can-enlighten
the Voter. We have arrived at the governor's office and
there the business is lost in the great vacuum under the
LADD & BUSH, Bankers
ALL THE THIRD LIBERTY BONDS ARE NOW
THOSE INTERESTED PLEASE CALL
AT Tin? BANK
Conditions in Austro-Hungary grow steadily worse,
if the reports can be believed, coming from that country.
The masses are said to be ill-fed, and many, actually starv
ing. However the conditions in Austria are always
brought forward as bad when the Germans are getting
the worst of the scrap, presumably to persuade the allies
to believe their efforts may be reduced, and that Austria
is going to quit. No doubt she would do so if she could,
but with the kaiser's mailed fist clinched on their throats
they are helpless, and will do nothing until the entire
population turns against the government. This it may.
i 1 ..l il . Je I 1 ...MLiLK i,nt t-r
uo in lime out me sunenng iias nut, ueeu &uj.iicicih vl. iu
cause this. When it does, even the kaiser will find him
self helpless against the entire people.
. The new draft bill will be submitted by Senator Cham
berlain this week. The ages suggested in the bill are from
18 to 45. It is suggesttd however that the. boys under 21
be not sent into the fighting, and it is probable aiight in
congress will be made on this feature of the bill. One
proposition is to keep the boys under 21 in training, and
it is also held this will relieve the labor shortage as it will
gave the authorities jurisdiction over the younger men
as well as those up to 45 and this will keep them doing
work for the government, even though not engaged in the
ii Rippling Rhymes
by Walt Mason
HYMN OF HATE.
Last night I sat up pretty late indulging in a lot of
hate. I hated all our'Teuton foes, their hearts, their whis
kers and their toes; I hated Hindenburg and Bill, and Lu
dendorff, with right good will. From 10 o'clock till half
past one I hated every beastly Hun, and hoped his name
might yet be Mud; I ground my teeth and sweated blood.
And so today I'm feeling punk; there's lassitude through
out my trunk; my head aches in a horrid way, I have no
appetite for hay; a shooting pain is in my lung, and I
have moss upon my tongue, the gripes disturb my ample
waist, my mouth is full of dark green taste. I don't sup
pose a Teuton knew that J was hating, long hours thru.
And so I realize today that all my hate was thrown away;
alas, to waste a hundred weight of all-wool-and-a-yard-wide
hate! The Teutons have for many years been soak
ed in hatred to their ears; they lapped -up hatred from
their birth; it fattened them, increased their girth; their
kultur has it for a base, it thrives in every Prussian place.
So they can hate the hours away, and not be crumpled up
next day. But hatred here seems coarse and rude, for
kindness was our infant food ; it makes us bilious, sick and
sore, and life becomes a dreary bore.
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with you almost as I would, with a,
"Don't bo silly!" and when he went
out he, for the firvt. time, slammed
I was so astonished at, George at
hiiu slumming the dour that I forgot
my indignation. Then suddenly it
caine over me that I had really been
to blame. 1 knew only too well that
ho would not be questioned, yet 1 had
deliberately asked him. where he bad
been. Then I had been rather horrid
when he replied that when he had
anything of interest to me he would
tell ine. I was not keeping my word
to Airs. Seton. 1 had promised her
rbat 1 would not do the things 1
knew angered George.
"Your husband is a peculiar man.
I am suie lie loves you dearly, but
you could easily lose his love if you
kept him in a state of annoyance.
Some men throw such things off, but
not men of his type,"
From that timo on I never askcil
my husband any questions.. That is,
nothing referring in any way to his
action, the wuy he ."pent his timo. 1
tried to become more reserved, more
tactful. And 1 was uot without my
rewird. George often 'told me how
improved 1 was, that I had grown in
every w:ty to be more attractive. If
I thought" that others might not agree
with him, 1 never gave the thought
expression' I had him, and kmi nuly
When the baby was about six
months iold we took -up our Isoe'iul
duties again. We had been so long
out cf things, wo had accepted so
many beautiful flowers and received
so many expressions of regard, and
congratulation that we felt, we owed
nearly everyone we knew some form
of entertainment So I necessarily
had to spend less time with Ken
uolh. which Evelyn's mother-in-law
told me w the best thing that could
happen. We had a thoroly competent
nurse so he was in no way neglected.
And the nurse did not humor him as
UKOHGG TALKS OF INDIVIDUAL-
That winter we were very gay, we
entertained at least once a week, w&
subscribed for the opera, we attended
the theater and concerts. Wo accept
ed so many invitations to dine out
that 1 laughingly told Georgo we
might as well have no cook. Then in
the early summer we took the baby
and went up iu Maine and remained
for the summer. Wo fished and roam
ed over the woods, we spent long lazy
happy days together, just George mid I
There was no friction between us that
summer, and he often spoke of it as
we sat on the porch after the rest of
the household were in bed.
"Men and women are so foolish,"
I remember lie said one night, "In
stead of triving each other" the liberty
Uod intended thov should have, they
try to mold the other to their own
desires their own way of living and
thinking. We are individuals, Helen,
and we enn no more eet away from
our individuality than we can from our
ancestor You uro emotional, natur
ally show your feelings at the slightest
thing; whereas I am just the opposite.
You cannot make me emotional; 1 never
have succeeded in teaching you to
conceal four .ffeelings- YVt, Waiffc
we are together, because we care for
each Mher, vto are eaeh insensibly
changing. Perhaps you more than L
You are learning that it is undignified,
bad form, t show your emotions to
the world; and I am learning to show
you that I am not the cold-blooded
me. But in all vital tilings we will
always show personality, individuality.
You recognize that fact, and so do I.
But it spite of it we are about as
happv as the average, don't you think
so " '
"Perhaps but George I want to
b happier than the average."
Tomorrow Deep Waters.
State Normal Ready
For Big Enrollment
Pespita the drain of war tho out
look for increased enrollment at the j
BOYS ATTENDING SCHOOL
IN SWIFT'S OFFICES
STUDY MEAT BUSINESS
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Thomas O'Brien Explaining Cuts of Meat to Schoolboys.
This is a story of a pig that went
Nut only one pig went but n whole
lot of bis brothers will follow.
Here's how and why:
Two huiuired hoys who attend
Ri'lioo In the general offices of Swift
& Co. i:t the stock yanb; ntid are
growing up in th. business of pack
ingrown, fire being taught thu prac
tical siile of the meat business in
Just now the boys are studying
Iho various cuts of meat a hog be
comes after it is made Into pork.
W. D. Hnnnhnn of the provision de
partment and Thomas O'Brien ex
plain the cuts of meat and
tell the boys of ttto live animal and
v.h.it becomes of the dressed cur-cuss.
These demonstrations will be put
mlilmnn to their regular classroom ' Into practical use by the boys In
work, v!i!cli is under tho direction connection with their problems in
of the Chicago Imnrd of education, i percentage In the classroom. They
Demonstrations und lectures hy (ft-, take the different parts of an an
purtmeuf tiitds of the various : Jiiial and apply them to arithmetic;
tranches of the business have been thus varying the usual problems
liwuguratoO found In the textbooks.
DON'T CHEAT YOUK
hiy , Give
A LITTLE OBE
HAOS Arftrt CVRo
mo -we i. eai
,5S froiteo 1
ickles put in crocks should
BE WELL COVERED WITH VINEGAR TO
Mold is the villain that'll get your
pickles if you don't use enough
vinegar. Follow the rules. Write
for free book of instructions, ad-'
dressing National War Garden Com
mission, Washington, D. C, and
sending two cents for oostaee.
state normal school at. Monmouth this
fall is encouraging. Every student is
pledged to become a teacher and that
there will be plenty of opportunity for
them to ocure positions is shown by
the fact that most of the 700 teachers
demanded each year to fill Oregon's
growing needs are drawn from the nor
Five courses leading Jo state, life
and one year certifioates'are open to
students. The faculty has a member
ship of 20 instructors. The curriculum
includes special courses in school su
pervision, primary, work, domestic art
and science and library work.
Allied Planes Bomb
Several German Cities
The Hague Aug. 5. Bombs from al
lied planes recently fell in the midst
of a group of 400 German marines at
Bruges, killing many of them it has
been learned here.
it up as night ca'.,ie on.-peal.
HOGS BREAK RECORDS.
Portland, Aug. 5. All' prev
ious high price records were
broken here today whtn hogs
advanced 50 to (i5 cents. Ono
carload of hogs from Ileriuis
ton sold ot $19.1.-).
All open market summer re
cords were broken for cattle
when a carload from Bend sold
.Open Forum J
SAN FRANCISCO SHINES
Amsterdam, Aug. 5. Twelve persons
wre killed and sixteen wounded when
allied airmen dropped 28 bombs on Due
ren Thursday morning, according to an
official announcement made in Cologne.
fieneva Aug. 5. British air raids on
Stuttgart and Cohleni last ' Thursday
weie the most destructive (ever made, a
Basel dispatch said today. Large por
tions of the railway stations were dt
siroyed and traffic was seriously inter
rupted. At Stuttgart the royal palace was dam
ag.ed, while in Coblenz an ammunition
factory was partialis destroyed.
Another Black Bear Seen
In The Silverton Hills
A black bear crossed the road near
the J. C. Bonner home in the Silverton
Hills Sunday afternoon. It was not long
after bru.n was sighted that a party
-fi on the trail. Dr. Loar went out with
his hounds and thevdogs soon took the
ttail. Ihc li ar went in the direction
of J. H, Porters ranch and made off
into dens woods beyond. The honnds
fulKved the trail for a time but guvej
San Frr.ncisco, 8-1-18.
'Dear Editor: In your issue of July
30th you had an editorial about .the Sam
Francisco bootblacks juggling with the
price of shines. I wish to correct the
idea you have relative to the prices.
There are only a few stands that
charge a 10 cent rate. In fact nearly
all of the shiners in the cities around
the bay charge the 15 cent rate whick
of course is unreasonable. However, a
number of boys in the larger cities in
the state especially here in the city
and at San Jose, have gone back to the
old bootblack days. They carry their
little outfit and stop you on the street
and ask to shine your shoes. The lit
tle wooden box they carry is marked,
5 cents. It may mean 5 cents per shoe
Today I heard about a hotol in Oak
land that had honey suckles painted on
tuo cups to mane you think the coffee
is sweet. If this is true, it certainly is
Hooverizing, and if the idea has the
desired effect it will be a great boost
to the New Thought movement. I won- -der
if Elizabeth Towne has started the
B. A. LUCAS.
IT CHEERS 'EM UP
fc-x. . j Put us iai :
3 This wv
r nui 1 3 COT IN UAia -
teRBftWGEO WITH PIT DOWN
, Thl. s the way to pack your
inuts in jars in canning. Send for
free canning and drying book, en
closing two cents for postage. Ad
dress National , War Garden Com
Tusston. Washington, D. C.