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PAGE FOUR THE ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD, ALBANY, OREGON TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1936 HERE IT COMES into her throat, bringing the tears to her eyes. She couldn't work. She had to work it out for herself, but she couldn't do it and keep her mind , Catered at Albany, Oregon, postofflce as tteond-elaM mail. Member (jolted Preu and NBA News Service. Established JB6. BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON a kind of morbid delight in pessimistic forecasts. No one durcd look to the future with true confidence. Then, for one reason or unolher, our mental attitude changed. The greatest gain made in the last two on her job. bhc asked for a vaca Editor! and Publishers L. Jackson and R. R. Cronlse. -BY RODNEY DUTCHER- tion and got it. Then she got out her party clothes, like countless girls before her, and, with a new years has been based on that some ot the ideas he and Saxon suggested for a Republican pro wave, a determined smile and change. We becamo hopeful again. heavy heart, set out' to join Wilda Wo stopped expecting every SUBSCRIPTION RATK8 DELIVERED BY CARRIER One rear, In advance $6.60 SW montha, In advance 2.76 One month. In advance 60 BY MAIL Linn, Benton, Marion, Lane and Lincoln at the Jennings' camp. thing to go to pieces day after tomorrow, and started to comfort ourselves with fine dreams in the BY RODNEY DUTCHER NEA Srrvlrc Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. The new Re-publican "braWi trust" is getting up steam at a rapid rate. Already it has spread over two floors and a half of a handsome oflice building less than a block from the White House and a couple of dozen stenographers are whacking away at their machines There were boys on the party and music and gayety. It was like the good times that Linda used to have before Calvin Bourne killed hirpself, and that there all day long. part of her life came to an end. Once more Linda had breakfast in bed and sat up far into the night, listening to gossip with Wilda. She danced, played golf and joined in the infantile games old American tradition dreams about the great things that were about to bo done in our country. But if this has been a great gain, it has also carried with it the seeds of great risk. When many hopes arc aroused, it is inevitable that some of them must be false ones. Not everything can be set right overnight. counties. One year, In advance 18.00 if months, In advance 2.26 Three monthi, In advance 1.26 One month. In advance .so Br Mall Elaewhere In V. 8. A. One rear. In advance 96.00 Six montha. In advance 2.76 'One month. In advance .60 Per copy, on trains and newsstands . . .06 In orderinrt changes of address suhscrlr. en should a Ways alve oid as well as no's Published Dsilr Except Sundays The Demoerat.Hvra!d Publishing Co., lie. An Independent Afternoon Newspaper address Eventually there will be a staff of about 60 persons brain-trusting or helping brain-trust for the G. O. P., at the rate of about three stenographers for each professor, with all signs indicating a pleasant that were the race that season gram caused some of the shuddering politicos to assert that it ' "sounded almost worse than thf : New Deal." -Saxon is an able, impressive economist who gives you the idea that he will try to be "honest ant) objective" in his efforts to show, by statistics and other evidence, that the New Deal has been destructive. , '. . TEFORE election Saxon expect to have issued factual studies in all those fields eventually to be made into a book and pamphlets of argumentation to (o along with them. The 10 full-time professors to ' be employed will present various alternatives to New Deal meth- ods of doing things which is exi actly where they and the politicians probably will clash. Saxon, apparently, believes in an economy of abundance which would create re-employment by She won a little money at bridge and lost it at backgammon. She went for tramps in the country and drives into town. It was the M. C. Mogensen It Co., National Adver- life she had once led and enjoyed, but now she no longer enjoy tislnc Representatives, ed it. She played until she was i , FACTS BELIE WAR TALK tired but she was never too tired Letters to the Editor rMK OI'KN FOKI'M to feel the ache that stiffened her , . During the last three or four years, the average American came throat when she thought of Dix- The fortnight came to an end and she faced the future with no Mr. Editor more hope than she had had when she ran away from herself I happen to be one of those and her job. "deluded pacifists" mentioned in expanded production at lower prices. He thinks the New Deal price-program has been awful. your last Saturday's editoria But on that last night at the "The Right Kind of Hate." Even Jennings, Linda laid her emotions mm more, I am foolish enough to push one of the petitions of the Non and the facts she had to face out on the table of her mind. She was 20 and she loved Dix. Dix did not love her and he had moved summer. A fine library is being built up and Dr. Olin G. Saxon of Yale, chosen by G. O. P. Chairman Henry Fletcher to head this interesting .experiment in research for a political party, indicates his expectation that the "brain trust" will be a fixture and not a mere flash in the pan for the campaign of 1936. The only ripple in the ointment is a disquieting indication that Dr. Saxon and some of the other brain trusters may insist on being scientific rather than political in their work. This suggests the horrible fear that Republican brain trusters may get along no better with Republican politicians than Democratic brain trusters have been getting along with Democratic politicians. PLETCHER tossed a party the other night so some of the hard-boiled congressional Republicans could meet Saxon and his first assistant, Prof. Niies W. Carpenter. The politicians now fear the worst. Carpenter turned out to be little better than a liberal and compulsory Military Training bill which will be placed on the out of her life. Therefore, she pONGRESSMAN MARION ZIONCHECK of Washinfton was arrested for ringing all the) telephones in an apartment house from a switchboard early New Year's morn. He is usually on the verge of fisticuffs with Tom Blin- ton of Texas, with the whole House hoping they will mop each November ballot. But what is still worse is the fact that a lot of dumb nitwits would forget him. She would never, consciously. Ihink of him again. He had belonged to her world, yet she along with myself - have already signed the petition. In a month there will probably-be 16,000 more of us. And we presume the Nov would have joined him in any he might make for himself. But he other up. Now he has been arrested on I did not want that. Linda was wiser than she knew. She decided to consider that done. Most girls would have hoped for a ember election will reveal that there are at least three of sucli dumb-bunnys to every one intelligent voter. If the vote of the students' fees bill last January is any criterion there will be about charge of speeding up and down Connecticut avenue at 70 miles an hour. Ordinarily, Zioncheck is rather a nuisance on the House And, when she had decided floor, but occasionally he is rather 157,000 ready to be consigned to that, she packed away her party amusing. (Copyright. 1938. NBA 8ervlc. InO.1 the feeble-minded institution or the mad house to be supported by clothes and sent a wire to Pete Gardiner telling him the hour her train would arrive. to recognize the word Japan as a synonym for trouble. Japan was doing this, that, or the other thing In China and Manchuria; Japan was refusing to cbide by the Washington treaty; Japan was fortifying mandated islands In the Pacific; some day Japan and the United States would get together and fight it all out. That was the burden of most public references to Japan in this country. And since cultivation of an attitude like, that is a necessary prelude to war, it all had a pretty ominous sound. put of late the keynote seems to have changed. We are beginning to hear talk about co-operation instead of talk about rivalry. Someone seems to have 'remembered that Japan is one of our best customers in the matter of foreign trade, and that fixing to fight your best customer is about the poorest known way of promoting a trade revival. The recent argument "over Japanese exports of textiles lends point to this matter. Japanese textile mills have been working overtime. They have sent finished goods into such traditionally English markets as India and China. They have sent them to South America, where both British and American mills have done business; of late they have even begun to send them into the United States itself. This has led to protests, and the protests have led to a re-examination of our trade relations with the Mikado's empire. about 50,000 super-patriotic mili Pretty man Estate $15,000, Porsnnnl nrnnprlv vnlimH at Pete was at the train. "Glad to see me? Miss me?" tary jingoisls. Your logic in this editorial is beyond our comprehension. You state that "the phase of FOLLY and FAREWELL By Marie Blizard 1936 nea. Service, inc. j she asked, sincerely not meaning to be coquettish. side a small stream talking, talking all day of books and plays and Pete told her tales of newspaper tradition, but never that his heart beat faster at the sound of her footfall or that a shadow on her face was like a cloud passing over him. $15,000 constitutes the estate of Mrs. Martha A. Prettyman who died in Linn county March 31, 'according to the petition of a daughter Mrs Fllnnn R Tlininnv fnr been admitted to probate. Administrator' Named. , John A. Holtzel of Salem has been named administrator of the estate of the late Hannah R. TU-lotson, with the will annexed. Mrs. Tillotson left property valued at approximately $100, according to Heltel. petition for appointment. Terribly," he said to both military training is quite a joke." With this much of your argument questions. "Are you glad to be back?" we can readily agree. But how appointment as executrix for her trophies a horrible wriggling doll a cotton Navajo blanket, two any able bodied student who does Terribly," she said, and for IIKlilN IIK UK TODAY .INDA IIUUKNK, 20 yrora old. pretty nd sociully prominent in tho little town Did Linda know? What woman moiners win. inree cnuaren are the heirs at law. The estate has not want ot lake military training can get out of it without lying some reason tears glistened in her dark eyes. canes and a huge box of inedible i wouldn't have known? She tried candy. She arrayed them on' tho I to pretend that it was not so. that of Newtown, is left almost penniless after the sutltlni denlli of hur fullicr. The tears did it. "Linda, will I'lOTlCK car. mantel of tho library so that he i Pete was her friend, that their you marry me?" Pete said, mean PINKIt. politic..! .rt-Lirter. ami shows him I coulcl them and review his a scenario silo hn written. Peter Bets I I'l'OWeSS in fields not quite atll- ing it but not meaning to say it. suddenly Linda saw so many or being dishonest we do not understand. If this is the ease and our state educational institutions are breeders of disrespect for worth-whilo rules and regulations then wc are in a most deplorable situation. And yet, apparently, this is the situation. Llmla a job as society reporter. ICtlC. But tllCV had athletics, too. association was to mm wnat it was to her a pleasant companionship. It was only when she spent those quiet, comforting evening at home with Pete and his DIX CAKTEIt, with whom l.iniln Is in Pnte learned in nl.'iv tennis things. She saw how polished were his boots, how smartly pressed his old. tweed suit. She love, tells hi'r ho is iniinir alimnil for n ' There was no servant to keen yenr to study siiiKitiK. lie miypt. "Will you ! wait for me?"' and she answers. ' I'll I the Bourne courts in order, but' mo1 her that conscience smote her Pete and Linda made a game of i and she felt she was being unfair This morning we talked with wail forever." NOW lit) ON WITH TUB STORY two former O.S.C. students. The first one deplored the commun it. Pete taught Linda to swim land laughing, sputtering, cliok-! ing. she clunif to him. not know saw the florist's box in his hand and his heart in his eyes. She saw in Pete the mirror of herself as Dix must have seen her. "If I could be sure you meant it. I think I'd say 'yes.'" she told him. - : ' (To Be Continued) to him. But she had so little, she depended on him for so much that she could not let him go. And, since heflld not tell her that he loved her, she couldn't say anything to let him know how she istic spirit now pervading our CHAPTKIt VI , Linda never before spent a ing unit lo loticn ner was a forny of sweet agony for him. Seeing country and refused to sign the petition, lie strongly favored summer like that one. She was a working girl now, and there was compulsory military training, but, he said it really was nut compul no more traveling east to spend her day by day. her head bent seriously over the smudgy proof sheets. Pete carried Iter in his j heart through the nights when he) called himself a fool. I sory. Like yourself, he stated that any student who did not wish to wccks nousc-parlying on Long Island or the Cape with school Ibarbs take the training could get out of it by getting a medical certifi friends There were no more shopping trips for lacy evening frocks 4t Si He didn't know about Dix, but he did know that Linda, and he and slim, plain little hand-made sports dresses. There was no more roadster, no more "cottage for a month" to repay summer social obligations. Linda was a working-girl with told himself lie "wasn't getting to first has." Lots of girls had made it clear to Pole how they felt about it and Linda showed none of tho symptoms. But she her free time iniiiviii mill-- mm luiiiii-u inuiH-.Y. ,.,,, wt .,11 The invitations came from tho!'.' V,''1' ",B't ''" witlt him. There were heavenly things to cast and Wilda Jennings begged, pleaded and coaxed Linda to "quit that foolish job and come and nave a good time." But Linda was having a good time, and she didn't think nor job foolish. She pored over the do that Pete had never known before. And tilings Pete knew about lhat Linda had not experienced. There were tho concerts given by a local symphony that they drove miles to hear, sitting Now the Japanese foreign office points out that, whatever the Japanese mills may do with their finished product, they at least buy most of their raw material from American producers. During recent years, for instance,, America has sold approximately $100,000,000 worth of raw cotton to Japan annually. These sales constitute the largest single item in America's agricultural export trade. Last year the United State's sales of cotton of Japan outvalued the total of all Japanese exports to the United States. In this connection it is worth remembering that Secretary of State Hull and Foreign Minister llirola last year exchanged letters agreeing that there is no good cause for friction between the nations; and it is also noteworthy that the Japanese arc anxious to conclude a new treaty with the United States working out a non-competitive basis for the foreign commerce of the two countries. olumns of news she turned out dailv. worked anxiously with the!"" a hillside in the cool sweet ail- fpilB other niglit a crooner sang, "Lr-t's Face the Music," which sccnietl Ironic, coming from him. a To anyone tt io recently visited Pittsburgh, anil teas vnanarc of the flootl, the first mental reae-lion must hare been: "7Vic cam fwtiffii i off!" MM "Turkish government has dci hled lo remilitarize the Dardanelles rime.' A wise move, if they intend In revive that sont; ,1 new morie is ".Win.' Your Partner." It seems a rather malerolrnt hint far vires nhosa husbands are habitual occ-trumpets MM "An epidemic of mail rlnss disturbs Philadelphia " If this is not checked, there is n possibility Al Smith might livo to break into a run. (Conyrlsrht. ISSii 'NBA 8orvlc Inc.) felt. . , For she had only Pete and her letters from Dix. The letters wore few and like water one dreams one is drinking when one is thirsty, it did not quench the thirst. Dix was in Rome. He was studying with Gactano. He thought he would try for a singing role in a London production. Opera took too long. He had met some amusing Russians. He hoped she was "having a good time." That was all. No more of coring for her. No mention of that last night. No word of the future. And yet Linda wrote her heart out to him and then tore up the letters. But finally her loneliness and love for him came to dominate her letters and on a cold bleak day, one of those October days that flaunts the coming death of the season, there came a letter from Dix in answer to hers. "We didn't know what we were talking about," he said. "It was only a few months ago, but it seems like years, Linda, and 1 think that we were caught up in an emotional wave with my leaving and all that. 1 suppose you feci the same way. We've been apart now for a long time. You have a job you like, and I'm in this music tiling pretty deep. It isn't fair to either of us to be bound to anything as vague as my future." It didn't matter what else he said. He didn't intend to come back to Linda. The letter Linda burned, but not before she knew every phrase by heart and every phrase weighed on her heart like stone that pressed into her and surged up The Spiralcrtor EASY Washes U 50 . FASTER than ordinary washing methods yet is far GENTLER too! ' See this remarkable washer now (or the first time available with reliable four cycle Briggs-Stratton gasoline motor. paper's photographer and learned'"'"11 s,a,s above them, think-thc thrill of a good job well done.. 'H their separate rapturous She was in her ink-permeated 1 thoughts as the music swelled and office from early morning until ' wrapped them in its beauty, lato those summer nights. ! There was the time that they And she had fun. fun with went to a statefair and judged Pete Gardiner. One time they j the hogs and jellies with impar-went to a carnival, and lVtOjtial if inexpert judgment. There proudly presented her with his was the time they spent day be- OTTO KOOS ROSCOE AMES HARDWARE 216 West First Street This Curious World M Phone 243 Ferguson If cate. The fact that the student lied about his -health or that the medical examiner winked at the alleged physical defects did not appear to be in the least discordant with good ethics. When the second student was asked how he stood on compulsory military training the emphatically replied. "1 think every .student should be allowed to decide that for himself. 1 did not want to take the military training and 1 did not lake it." When asked how he evaded it he said. "1 went to the doctor and told him 1 had flat feet, he therefore gave me a certificate excusing me from Hie training. Shortly thereafter a number of other sludents also developed flat feet." This young man was eager to sign the petition. There you have it. And still you, and some others, thinks it is more important to keep some fake regulations on the books than it is to inculcate a high degree of morals among our cituenry. If space permitted wc would like to comment on your other points. Perhaps later you will grant us further space. We will conclude with a word about the petition and our opinion of those refusing to sign it. If Iti.tH'O qualified voters sign the petition then the bill for non-compulsory military training will be placed on the November ballot for all of Oregon's citizens to state whether they wish military training to be a requirement In order higher educational schools. If this to graduate from any of our is done it will be the first time thai the voter lias had any expression .whatever on militarism. Heretofore militarism has been rammed down our throats by the war department and the military minded, whether we liked it or not, and there never has been anything democratic about the procedure. If this is a democratic government why should not ull of the people have a voice in its affairs? The answer is, they should. And from now on many of them are determined to have that free democratic expression. Now, why should any 100 per cent American refuse to sign a petition of this nature to place such a bill on the November ballot? All this does is to give himself and all other citizens a chance to vote on the question and thereby further true democratic processes an orderly government by and for the people. When he refuses to sign such a petition (whether it is a good or bad bill is beside the question) to that extent he denies his fellow-citizen the right to free democratic expression and to this same extent he asserts himself to be a dictator, saying. "I sh. not give you a chance to vote jjii this AT LAST NINETY PER CENT OF THE GREAT MOM OF HISTORY MAD PGOMNEAtT ACCORDING TO SCIENTISTS, IT IS THE MENTAL POWER THAT PSODUCXS LGi- lG NOSES, AND NOT LONG NOSES THAT PRODUCE AENTAl POWER. tMnyfoSan Diego .W tka EXPOSITION? S top at tka... U.S. GRANT Central downtown location convenient to the Atw Exposition and beaches. RAMI 4 to'3 bu auM 3to8 wttawta vVe tell you straight, too. The gasoline we sell at our pumps is backed by simple FACTS. 1. 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