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The Republican Journal
The Republican Journal Pub. Co.
A. I. BROWN, Editor.
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“The worst kind of bad luck is the
good luck you just missed.”
THE I. W. W.
It is not generally known that there
are two distinct organizations of the I.W.
W. Each has a central or headquarters
office and an independent set of officers.
One of these associations seems to have
been designed to enlist the support of the
mildly disaffected members of the body
politic, and in effect is a sort of primary
grade whence its members may graduate
into the other more radical group of agi
tators. Both branches of the order state
in the preamble to their respective con
stitutions that “the working class have
nothing in common with the employing
class.” This statement shows that their
common purpose is to disrupt existing
conditions and to wage a uestructive war
fare against capital, and opens a way for
unity of action between these two
“schools of protest.” The real and domi
nant branch of these dangerous people
claims to have blended socialism, anarchy
and syndicalism into its creed. The origi
nal and genuine type of socialism aimed
to secure reforms through legislative ac
tion, With this sort of socialism the I.
W. W. has nt> sympathy and owing so
the world-wide conditions now prevail
ing, has been able to attach to itself to
many of the erstwhile socialists that the
genuine believer in that faith is now
rather powerless and lonesome. The I.
W. W has not only abducted the greater
part of the socialists but is using its creed
as a disguise for its own revolutionary
purposes. It has. adopted syndicalism
into its creed because it is a close kins
man ro anarchy which is its real aim.
Syndicalism proposes to break down all
forms of industry by a universal strike.
Syndicalists teach that every member of
our trade unions should strike, not for
higher wages hut for the purpose of so
paralyzing governmeni mat 11 wuuiu uc
powerless to sustain itself. Then syndi
cates would govern and the railroad union 1
would run the railroads, the coal miners
would mine and supply coal and so on
down the long list of trade unions, each
union being an independent syndicate.
Each would regulate supply and have a
law making and a price fixing power.
The 1. W W. does not believe in syndi
calism, because there is a possibility that
everybody would have to work in order
to get food. The man power of the I. W.
W. does not believe in work, but its lead
ers ignore that and are seeking for and
claiming fellowship with every organiza
tion which has aims in any way similar
to their own. The I. W. W. is the Bolshe
viki of the United States and would
plunge our institutions and our govern
ment, if it could, into an abyss as deep
as that in which Russia now finds her
self. About four months ago 113 leaders
of the I. W. W. were arrested. About
six weeks thereafter they were indicted
and their trial has been droning along for
about two months. “Watchful waiting”
has had its day. “Work or fight” is the
slogan now. All the able bodied plotters
and their dupes of every age who are
idle, should be sent to France, and there,
about half way between the front lines
and the reserves they should be made use
ful. After the war is over they should
be deported to the country of their na- j
livity. This country, big as it is, has
not room enough for the undercrust of
Europe and our own virile people.
Costa Rica is a little republic which
was established as a republic in 1823. It
has recently 4eclared war against Ger
many. This will not do very much to
bring victory to the Allies because Costa
Rica has only about half the population
and three-fifths the area of the State of
Maine. It has no army worth mention
ing, as a war factor, no fleet and raises
few if any war productions for exporta
tion. Its banks and large business en
terprises are controlled by Germans and
as far as we can surmise the only reason
the people had for declaring war was the
knowledge they had, at first hand, ob
tained about Germans. We have found
them more or less intrenched in almost
every nation on the Western Continent,
and the alien Germans are Huns in busi
ness wherever we find them. There are
few of our own citizens in Costa Rica>
Its people are not what is called a mixed
population. About 80 percent of the in
habitants are pure Spanish stock and
there are about 17,000 Indians, two-thirds
of whom are savages. The people are in
cliVied to be friendly to the Allies but
many of the grandees favor Germany.
The Costa Ricansare not noted for watch
ful waiting. If they have a president
whom they do not like they get rid of him
without delay. About two years ago
they had a president who was not satis
factory. His name is Gonzales. He was
' pro-German but it does not appear that
this was the reason for the bloodless
revolution which ended his career as
president. The Costa Rican congress be
stowed the office upon Senor Tinoco who
strongly favors the Allied cause. And
in due time the voters at a general elec
•* tion confirmed. the appointment. The
Tinoco government has not been officially
recognized by the United States although
recognition has been made by 20 other
nations. Costa Rica is a republic. She
is on our side Against Germany. It would
* at least be neighborly for Uncle Sam to
raise his hat and say: “President Tinoco
1 greet thee.”
The German guns which have been
bombarding Paris are located some 70
miles from that city. Doubtless the cost
of these guns amounted to millions of
dollars, the daily cost of manning these
guns and of the ammunition used must
amount to thousands. There is no possi
bility that all this expense and human
effort will aid, in the slightest degree,
the military efforts of the Germans. A
few old men, and helpless women and
children have been killed or maimed,
Germany has once more exemplified her
imbred barbarity, and the civilized world
has been unmistakably shown the Ger
man menace to its future freedom and
safety. This inane effort to take inno
cent life, to burn and destroy, has react
ed, because the only effect it has had on
the war is a quickening of the determina
tion of the Allies to crush Prussianism.
At Midvale, where we are trying to make
some ordnance for our troops in France,
it is reported that a big gun is being made
which will have a range of 110 miles. If
this report is true an investigation of the
sanity of the man who ordered the gun
should be made at once, and the labor and
material employed in its construction
should be applied in some practical direc
tion. Of course it would be pleasing to
our vanity to read that an American gun
was hurling shells into Berlin, but it will
be far better, however, to hurl shells and
shrapnel into the ranks of the Kaiser’s
forces in France. The Germans are good
fighters, but at the same time they are
braggarts. Brag is a German germ and
it must be admitted that it has found a
lodgment in the United States. This is
not a time to make mammoth guns just
to show that we can outdo the enemy at
long range. It is a time to wage a prac
tical warfare against the forces which
are facing our boys on the lighting line.
We cannot believe that our ordnance de
partment is wasting labor, material and
money in making a gun which will throw
a shell ill! miles or even a distance of 20
miles. Such a procedure would be fool
ish because we have no use for such.a
gun, and we have an immediate and
pressing need of ordnance which will
kill Germans at a closer range.
T. Herbert White, sheriff of Penobscot
county, has been summoned before the !
Governor and Council to show why he <
should not be removed from office. The ;
-hearing commenced today, June 6, and it j
will doubtless be spirited and entertaining.
It is alleged that Sheriff White has failed ;
to enforce the prohibitory liquor law and 1
it is further alleged that January 13, 1918, J
he failed to serve papers from the supreme ;
court. We are informed that whisky
cannot be obtained in Bangor for less
than $16 a gallon. We do not know
whether this high price is due to an in
sufficient supply, an increased demand or
to the hazards of sale which Sheriff White
has imposed upon the dealers. Perhaps
this hearing will throw some light upon
this subject.
English observers viewing the American '
troops on parade in London with critical
eyes describe them variously as “solemn
looking blokies,” “an infernally adequate
lot of fighters,” “in physique and morale
equal to the finest troops of any country”
and a “fine lot of huskies.” We do not
need this comment to know the sort of
men we are are sending over. Amejican 1
soldiers are not supermen, but given the i
necessary training they make as good
soldiers as any in the world, and our men
are not being sent into battle in Europe
without being well trained, They go
willingly, they know what they are light
ing for, and they know' what they are
fighting against.—Syracuse Post-Stand
Children Cry
C A 3X0 R 1 A
Federal Farm Help
Specialist for Mama Urges Residents of
Cities and Towns to Assist the Fenners
The task of supplying ample labor to
the farmers of Maine this year, in order
that they may not be handicapped in the
planting, cultivation, and harvesting of
their crops, is one of great importance. It
should receive the serious consideration
of everyone. Many ways have been pro
posed for solving the farm labor problem
but the only feasible solution of the whole
matter will be some sort of voluntary re
adjustment, if Maine does her share to
wards producing the crops which the
nation needs for the winning of the war.
If we can produce food enough within the
State to feed ourselves, we will have
done our share. This of course refers
only to those foods which can be raised
within the State. The surplus from other
parts of the country will be needed to
feed our soldiers and sailors, and the sol
diers and sailors and noncombatant peo
ples of our associates.
The same conditions prevail in other
States as in Maine relative to farm labor.
Not only have men left the farm for mil
itary service but thousands have gone
into the industries.
The war cannot be won unless we pro
duce more food. More food cannot be
produced unless the farmers secure suffi
cient labor? The laborers have gone from
the farms. What can be done to handle
the situation? Sufficient labor cannot be
secured unless town and city people who
are qualified for such service volunteer
for farm work near their homes during
the busiest seasons. There are many
business men and other people in the
towns who have had past farm experi
ence. They should be willing to go to
near-by farms for a few days at a time as
needed. Their livelihood is dependent
upon the farmer.' Why not help him
during this great emergency? Remem
ber that upon Jiis existence and prosper
ity there is much depending.
In some States many of the large busi
ness houses and stores have agreed to
close a day each week during the culti
vation and harvest season. There are
quite a number of business places in
Maine whose employees take a Saturday
half holiday. This releases a large num
ber of men, who can be utilized on the
farms. Would it not be more patriotic
at this time to place your services at the
disposal of the farmers in your commun
ity than to take pleasure trips? It will
not be fun to go to work on farms, en
during the hot sun and the many back
aches. No part of this war is a picnic.
It is no fun to live in a muddy hole in the
ground, neither is it a pleasure to stop a
shell fragment or to charge a machine
gun. Maine boys are today doing these
things in France and you are only asked
to work on farms in your county for a
few days when needed, to help win the
war and feed \ourselves.
Many communities and counties in
other States are requiring the loafer and
idler to go to work. If men are loafing
in Maine, pressure should be brought to
bear to compel them to work.
You have sent your sons, contributed
your money; you are proud of your pa
triotism. Now, Mr. Town and City Man,
the farmers in your community need help,
particularly a little later, when cultivat
ing and harvest seasons arrive. What
can you do to help? This kind of work
will not be so attractive for you as the
selling of Liberty Bonds or canvassing
for the Red Cross, but it is even more
essential and patriotic. Town people all
over the United States must do it. No
matter how much money we raise, we
must not fail to raise food. Soldiers
can’t eat money, and money can’t buy
food, unless food is produced.
It is merely a question of the willing
ness of every town person who is able ot
work on the farms in his community as
be may be needed, and the willingness o
every farmer to make the most of aucji
help. Farmers prefer to have permanent,
well-trained help, but at present this is
impossible. Farm labor needs must be
supplied locally by town volunteers or
high school boys. There must be co
The U. S. Boys' Working Reserve,
wtfich was known last season as the Jun
ior Volunteers or^an*zat'on> con^emP*
lates the enrollment of 2000 boys for farm
service. A State-wide movement is being
( made to enlist every boy of physical fit
ness. The students of the four Maine
colleges are being interviewed that they
may have the opportunity of offering
their services to the farmers during the
vacation period.
One thing is certain, Maine won't be
able to get any help from outside of the
| State this year. It is the duty of every
[ town and city man and boy to help.
I Get in touch with the County Agricul
I tural agent. There is one in each county.
| Ask him if he knows any farmers who
need help. The State Food Production
! Committee has a representative in every
county and town in Maine. This organi
zation is conversant with the labor needs
' in their respective communities and will
be more than pleased to receive your ap
cation for farm service.
| It will be hard work. It will not be
romantic or adventurous. It will not be
especially profitable, financially. With
out it we can’t win the war! It will not
be as hard as going over the top or hold
ing a line of trenches in an inferno of
flying steel. Maine boys are doing that,
not because it is easy, not because they
get thirty dollars a month, but just be
cause they are Americans!
City and village people of Maine are
asked to work on farms when needed, not
because it is easy, not because of the
money wages, but because they are
Americans and their country sends this
The night is dark and chill; our fire burns
We two alone! And ail thfngs that delight1
Are gathered ’round me, close and warm
and certain;
The green vines fling across the crimson
Their tender arms; at June’s remembered
Fair flowers stand smiling in each other’s
Inside the pane, lo, summer laughs and
Outside the snow beats with its chilly
Next year at this same hearth, the lire
— shall warm thee,
The blossom and the vine be left to charm
And I shall be—outside—wilt thou re
And shudder when the storm beats, next
Nay, start not thus, nor in thine arms
enfold me.
1 If love were strong as death thou shouldst
withhold me.
If, from my narrow cell, mV ghost can
And if I find thee dear, by death made
Or, held within my prison, if above me
I hear the whisper daily “Still I love
Why, that were well; the terrors that be
set me
I can endure, if thou wilt not forget me.
—Charlotte Louise Smith.
A yield of 98,411,822 bushels is the esti
mate on the Kansas wheat crop to be
harvested next month, according to a re
port issued by the State Board of Agri
culture. This estimate is two and a half
million bushels greater than that forecast
by the Federal Department of Agricul
ture, and is an increase of 137 per cent
over last year’s yield of 41,000,000 bush
els. According to the report the average
production per acre is 15.6 bushels. The
condition of spring wheat is given at 90
per cent.
Makes Every Drop
of Kerosene Count
The long blue chimney of the New Perfection Oil
Cook Stove turns every drop of kerosene into clean,
intense heat. That is why the New Perfection is
the one oil stove that gives gas stove comfort with
kerosene oil.
Always ready. Does not overheat the kitchen. No
waste—instantly regulated. Cooks fast or slow,
without watching—eliminates the drudgery of coal,
wood and ashes.
. Already in 3,000,000 homes. In your home it will
let you give up the coal your country needs—and
gain a wonderful, economical all-round cook stove.
Made in 1, 2, 3 and 4-burner sizes, with or without
cabinet top. Also, 4-burner stove with heat-retaining
oven and cabinet complete.
Use SO-CO-NY Kerosene—every drop clean heat,—
inexpensive and economical.
Ask your dealer about the I j
New Perfection Kerosene
Water Heaters and the
regular New Perfection
ovens. None better.
Take Care of Your Tires
America’s greatest need is for ships—more ships.
Every available vessel is being utilized in govern
ment service. 9
Many ships that have been carrying rubber from
Sumatra and Brazil have been taken for active trans
port duty.
This will necessarily force a temporary curtailment
of tire production.
So, make the most of the tires you have.
Use good tires. J
Take good care of them. Keep them in perfect re- |
pair. See that they are properly inflated. f
Increase their mileage by careful driving. Keep out |
of car tracks and away from bumps. Don’t scrape |,
the curb or apply brakes too suddenly. Ip
Get every mile your tires have in them. ||
Only in that way can you be assured of your car’s ||"
continuous service. |
United States Tires |
are Good Tires |
tm 'I
This is tlie old British cruiser Vindictive which, filled with concrete, has been sunk in the chaum 9
partly bottling up that German U-Boat base. The photograph was taken after she had been battered ii 9
raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend. Above are her gallant officers. Lett to right: Surgeon Bayne, Surgent 9
mander Osborne, Captain Carpenter, Staff Surgeon McCutcheon and Senior Gunner < obby. 1
Nolice of Foreclosure.
WHEREAS, Phineas G. Hurd of Northport,
in the County of Waldo and State of
Maine, by his mortgage deed dated the twen
ty-third day of February, A. D. 1912, and re
corded in the Waldo Registry of Deeds, Book
296, Page 228, conveyed to me, the undersign
ed/ a *certa n lot or parcel of land, with the
buildings thereon, situated in Northport, in
the County of Waldo and.State of Maine, be
ing the homestead farm of said Phineas G.
Hurd, and the same conveyed to him by John
Hurd by his warranty deed dated January 31,
1882, and recorded in Waldo Registry of Deeds,
Book 200, Page 51, described in said deed ss
follows: Beginning at a stake and stones stand
ing on the southerly side of the road leading
from Northport to Belmont, being Benjamin
Stevens’ southeast corner; thence south forty- j
nine degrees west on said Stevens’ line one
hundred and ten rods to a stake and stones;
thence southeast on Ezra Pitcher’s lice one
hundred and sixteen rods to a stake and stones
at the toad leading from Lincolnville to Bel
fast; thence northeast on said road one hun
dred and ten rods to a stake and stones; thence
northwest on David Knowles’ line one hundred
and twenty-five rods to place of beginning,
containing seventy-five acres, more or less.
Reserving town road leading from Northport
to Belmont; and whereas the condition of said
mortgage has been broken, now, therefore by
reason of the breach of the condition thereof
I claim a foreclosure of said mortgage,
Dated this twenty-first day of May, A. D.
1918. 8w21
The following clubbing offers are only tor
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The Journal and Farm and Home, $2.00
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The publications included In our
clubbing offer may be sent to dif
ferent addresses.
Send in your subscription now.
Belfast, Maine.
Notice of Foreclosure.
WHEREAS. Ellen M. Bartlett of {Winter
port, in the County of Waldo and State
of Maine, by her mortgage deed dated the
fourth day of October. 1913. and recorded in
Waldo County Registry of Deeds. Book 304,
Page 462. conveyed to Arthur W Knight three
certain lots or parcels of land situate in said
Winterport. and bounded and described as fol
The first lot of land being situated on the
southerly side of the Bangor roau, so-called,
in White's Corner, so-called, in said Winter
port, and bounded on the north by said Bangor
road running from Mcnroe Village to Bangor;
on the east by land owned and occupied b>
Isaac Perkins; on the south by land occupied
by George Clark and Maurice Clark; and on the
west by land occupied by Frank Grant and
Raymond Clark; containing about twenty live
acres, more or less; reeervii from -aid par
cel a small parcel of land so... j.v Wellington
Chase to the town of Winterport, containing
abcut one-quarter of an acre.
The second parcel of land conveyed is situ
ated on the ncrth side of said Bangor road in
said, White’s Corner, bounded on the east by the
road leading from said Bangor road to Arthur
Edmunds’ residence, and land owned and occu
pied by said Arthur Edmunds; on the north by
land owned and occupied by Arthur Edmunds
and land formerly owned by Solomon Chase;
on the west by land formerly belonging to
Solomon Chase and land owned and occupied
by Charles Libby, and on the eouth by said
Bangor road; containing about fifteen acres.
The third parcel ot land is bounded on the
east by the second lot of land above described
and land owned ai d occupied by Arthur Ed
munds; on the north by land occupied by E.
N. Bartlett; on the west by land owned and
occupied by Walter Bickford, and on the south
by land owned and occupied by Charles Libby
and second lot above described; containing
about twenty-five acres.
And whereas the said Arthur W. Knight, by
his assignment dated the sixth day of Septem
ber, 1917, and recorded in said registry, Book
297, Page 136, assigned said mortgage to the
undersigned, Nellie D. Bartlett, then Nellie D.
Baker; and whereat the condition of said mort
gage has been broken, and remains broken:
Now, therefore, by reason of the breach of
the condition thereof 1 claim a foreclosure of
said mortgage.
Bangor, Maine, May 16, 1918.
(formerly Nellie D. Baker).
her Attorneys. 3w21
£ Four connecting rooms, newly renovated,
to adults only. Apply at
ltf Near Congress Street.
tion. Furniture, bedding. <
etc. Antique furniture a e»« .
have anything to sell droi im j
you will receive a prompt call
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249-3 64 Main.1':- ' . Beif*
1 am prepared to do all kind- “
Eurniture and piano moving a *P:C"
Have just added to mv eauipmen'*1
A' nie auto true kmade by the CadilU
cern. Leave orders at the static. cot*
j Main and Cross streets, and they
| ceive prompt attention.
| Telephone connection.
w w BtAZft
12b Waldo Avenue,
Attorney at Li
Practice in all Courts. Probate, P*1
e specialty.
Eye-Sight Special'’
44 South Main Street. Winteroort.
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