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O.S. TO KEEP ON TRAIL
OF ALL DRAFT EVAders
"Government Will Trace Tltem to
Tlioir Graves," Selective Serv
ice Official Says.
CHICAGO. The ending of the
war did not put an end to the trou
bles of slackers and draft evaders.
They are to be hunted out. They will
be punished by the government if it
takes the next hundred years to dig
them out.
V. J. O'Kelleher, inspector of United
States selective conscription service,
made this announcement to 200 rep
resentatives of the Illinois draft
boards.
"Deserters and delinquents shall be
prosecuted," declared O'Kelleher.
"The first by court-martial and the
second lot by civil courts. The gov
ernment will trace them to their
graves if need be."
Lieutenant Joseph Bdmunds Curry
of the Sixtieth Field Artillery was
married New Year's day at Louis
ville, Ky., to Miss Irene Madeline
Vezolles, according to word received
by local friends this week. Lieuten
ant Currey is a graduate tof the
Olympia high school and the Oregon
Agricultural college. They will be
at home in Olympia after January
10th.
KEEP Children's Feet
Absolutely Dry
"Dri - Bhu" keeps shoes dry
and you will not need rubbers.
One 15-cent can of "Dri -Shu"
will outlast two pairs of rubbers
and lengthen the life of your
shoes. Children's health de
pends upon dry feet.
Try a can of "orl-Bhu"
Paste, 15 cents. If your shoe
dealer has none, send 15 cents
for trial can.
nAAGAARD
MANUFACTURING GO.
Everett, Wash.
iCuh] Register Bargains
Good as new National—about half
price. Fully guaranteed. We buv,
WR sell and exchange. Write us your
■ wants.
IVSDWAU * "O.
■| tit M Ave. Seattle
Dr. Mark Rosier
DENTIST
Gfice Honrs: I' a. m. to l:te p. m
Phone SKI
While Roaee Otynapte, Wert
LOGGED OFF LAND
Par ante on easy ueeea So aofwal
•ettiers only. Hell earth payment
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meats, with Interest at I per eoat
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Liberty Beats taken at par.
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CLEANING, PEERING AND
REPAIRING
dona toy onion tailors at the
City Dye Works
101 W. Fourth Phono 084
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THE OXFORD BOWLING
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Meet
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Braeger's Place
"Home of the Rammy dab"
119 WEST FOURTH ST.
NINETY-FIRST WILL
HAVE UNUSUAL PARI
IN HISTORY OF WAR
PERSHING PRAISES COAST
MEN TRAINED FOR BATTLE
AT CAMP LEWIS.
DIVISION ACTIVE THROUGHOUT
Piecemeal History Iteveals Valor of
Troops From Northwest—Clever
Military Work Credited.
A brilliant chapter In the history of
the world war will be that in which the
valorous deeds of the 91st division, mo
bilized and trained at Camp Lewis, are
chronicled. To the Washington bu
reau of the Portland, Ore , Journal The
Bugle is indebted for the brief sum
mary of the campaign of the 91st here
with:
"The fragments of news that have
come from time to time, pieced togeth
er from official reports and devoid of
descriptive embellishment, neverthe
less show that this division has distin
guished Itself fn two of the hardest
campaigns of the war. General Persh
ing has given it high praise by saying
In an official report to the secretary oi
war, concerning the operations along
the Flscaut and the Scheldt in Belgium,
"By a clever flanking movement
troops of the 91st division captured
Spltaals Bosschen, a difficult wood ex
tending across the central part of the
division sector, reached the Kscaut and
penetrated into the town of Attdenarde.
These divisions (91st and 37th) re-
ceived high commendation from their
corps commanders for their dash and
energy.'
"The 91st first figures in the front
line reports under date of September
12 when the American army advanced
for the reduction of the St. Mihlel sa
lient. In that engagement, however. It
formed a part of the reserve, assigned
to the support of the first army.
"Next the 9tst was reported in the
line at the beginning of the Meuse-
Argonne offensive on September 26.
This was the great offensive of Amer
ican arms aimed at Sedan and Mezieres,
in a difficult country filled with de
fensive machine gun nests, where the
German reserves were thrown in with
out stint. In describing this attack.
General Pershing says:
" 'We drove through the barbed wire
entanglements and the sea of shell cra
ters across no man's land, mastering
all the first line defenses. Continuing
on the 27th and 28th, against machine
guns and artillery of an increasing
number of enemy reserve divisions, we
penetrated to a depth three to
seven miles.
'"ln the chill rain of dark nights our
engineers had to build new roads across
spongy, shell torn areas, repair broken
roads beyond no man's land and bulla
bridges. Our gunners with no thought
of Bleep, put their shoulders to wheels
and drag ropes to bring their guns
through the mire In support of the in
| fantry, now under the increasing Are
of the enemy's artillery.
" 'Our attack had taken the enemy
hv surprise, but. quickly recovering
himself, he began to Are counter at
tacks *in strong force, supported by
heavy bombardments, with large quan
tities of gas. From September 28 until
October 4 we maintained the offensive
against patches of wood defended by
snipers and continuous lines of machine
guns, and pushed forward our guns and
transport, seizing strategical points In
preparation for further attacks."
"During thse operation the 91st
formed a part of the Fifth corps, and
In the naratlve of the second phase of
the Meuse-Argonne drive, this corps Is
to provide entertainment. There were
special programs in all welfare build
ings, Including moving pictures, music
and other features. There was a party
in the Butte building and there were
various other social gatherings and en
tertainments given under the auspices
of different clubs and organizations.
A special event was the concert given
by the Nurses' Chorus of 70 voices at
the "Y" auditorium. A feature of this
entertainment were the vocal solos of
Rachel Van Valen. daughter of the head
R the Camp Lewis Red Cross, who has
won considerable recognition in camp.
"Every Workman in
America Should Read It"-
Says FRANK P. WALSH
ng pt;B U r MatQiimu National War Labor Board*
gu Bmt I7tjj«treet. inthofollowing Uttor—
GCBUMHBI
1* no greater mi In the world today than that of keeping the finblle
censdousneai olive to the underlying eociel and economic etandarda which moot
be maintained if mankind ie to more forward to ita menifeet destiny.
Unquestionably the workers of the world are making advances along the Una
•f greater Industrial freedom. Collective bargaining ia becoming a fact in count
lass industries Where the autocrat has heretofore reigned supreme. Forums have
been established by the Government to guarantee decent enn: itiona to the workers
in the Industrial trenches. Great regard is being given to tlieir hours of toil as
weU as to the wages ef men and women.
But these are merely steps a and comnaratlvely email once, in the grand march
toward social and induatrlal regeneration. The Public stands out preeminently
as the guide and exemplar of the forces struggUng for the fundamental things of
lift. If the problem of the worker ia to bo decided dually along the Unea af
higher Justice, it will be done only when the people are wise enough to retoln
control of what is left of their natural resources nnd recover bock those of which
they hove been deprived: nnd that the land, the baain of economic independence,
shall be restored to the bcnedcial nee of man.
Every worker in America sboald be a subscriber to The Public. AU lovers sf
Justice are striving toward tho same end. The Pnblie points the way.
Washington, Aus. Jb, lilt. Sincerely, (Signed) IBANK P. WALSH.
Read THE PUBLIC I'JTS&K
If you send your trial subscription at once wo will
include with tho first number a copy ef
•*TK© Crime of Poverty"
By HENRY GEORGE
a wonderful, inspiring, analytical aaaay, beautifully printed In I
cloth-bound book. Write your name and address plainly en
the margin and mail with ii cents, stamps 91 money order, to
THE PUBLIC 122 East 37th stiMi New York City
TIIE WASHINGTON STANDARD. OLYMPIA. WASH., FRIDAY, JANUARY 3. I«H9
I'IILISK WA.s A IVUiTI
\ i "IHNTI'V SATI KDAY v
Shipyard employe* to the ♦
v number of 1" met at the Ox- ❖
v ford Saturday evening and ♦>
marched in a body to the home 4*
v of .lames C'Dintj") Moore, 913 "3*
❖ Class street, and gave bin a v
birthday surprise party. Cards 4*
v wi re played, refreshments •>
v -ervetl and a general good time
•I* was enjoyed by everybody. *3*
"Dinty" was presented with a 4*
•> gold signet ring bearing the em- 4*
blent' of the Yoeinen lodge. <«
"A few accidents occurred •>
v which added to the enjoyment of •>
v the evening." says one of those 4*
•> who were there. "Davis was un- 4*
•3* fortunate enough to lose his »<•
dog; Jensen spilled his denii- 4-
•> tasse; 'Sing' Johnston broke the *3*
handle off his creosote brush; *
Jake Wagner slid half way v
*3- down the hill on his evening 4*
suit —he was coming through *
•> the cow pasture trying to be on ❖
time, and Hogan was celled un- *
expectedly about 10 o'c lock by v
❖ the sickness of a friend. 4*
"Mickey McGlynn entertained ❖
the boys with a few of his old- •»
4* time Swedish songs, and while 4-
❖ very few present could utidpr- 4«
•> stand them, they were appreci- 4»
ated just the same. Robert •>
Johnson enjoyed himself nearly *
as, much as the day he led the 4-
4* Labor Day parade. •>
4« " 'Snuse' was and dis- *3*
•3* tributed by Johnnie Wick. Jack 4*
❖ Stevenson postponed his hunt- v
❖ ing trip Sunday on account of a v
%• sore arm—he worked too hard *3*
•3* during refreshments; Frank 4*
<• Deen and W. H. McGraw took
•3- the honors at their tables some- ❖
•3* how, but nobody saw 'em do it. •>
•3* Messenger service was installed 4*
❖ and operated by Earl Eyers. The 4*
4» evening was broken up for Roy 4*
❖ Hendrickson —he had to leave 4»
*3* for Mud Bay spit at 10 o'clock. ❖
•3* "Mesdames Kaler, Moore and •>
•3* Ayers served refreshments for 4*
4» the party." •♦*
.j. .j. .j. *3* *3* *9 *3* 4- 4* 4*
Carry Your Discharge Paper.
A general camp order issued 011 Mon
day calls the attention of discharged
men to the necessity of carrying at all
times their discharge papers. There
will be many occasions within the
next few months when former soldiers
will be asked to display their releases
from the service, and already in many
instances discharged men have not
been prepared to show them. The offi
cial notification Is issued at the order
of Major General Leltch, camp com
mander.
Benjamin .H. DeHart, a soldier
from Indiana who has been stationed
at Camp Lewis for some time, was
married Christmas night to Miss Ger
trude Cone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
D. J. Cone, at the family home, 1701
Yew street. Rev. Mr. Bricket, pas
tor of the Christian church, per
formed the ceremony.
It was her farewell appearance here.
At the conclusion of the concert the
chorus split up In groups and visited
the various Y. M. C. A. buildings, where
short programs were given.
Concerts were also given at various
centers during the evening by J. H.
Howe. Mrs Jack and daughter. Skits
by soldiers of the camp, Including hu
morous readings talks and debates,
were other entertainment features.
An impromptu debate on the ques
tion as to whether or not women occu
pying Jobs formerly held by soldiers
should give up their jobs when the sol
diers return furnished a good deal of
fun at "Y" 6. The audience Judged the
contest and seemed to be divided, so
the chairman called It a draw. Re
freshments were served at some of the
social centers.
Literal thousands of men took part
in the more hilarious greetings of the
New Year |n nearby cities. Tacoma
and Seattle were especially favored
meeting places for meh In uniform and
they, with their friends, flocked to the
place* when lights burned brightest.
MASONS JOINTLY
INSTALL OFFICERS
THREE LODGES UNITE IN CERE
MONIAL SESSION \T MA
SONIC TEMPLE.
With Harmony Lodge N'o. 18, F.
.v A. M. acting as host, officers of
this lodge, Olympia Lodge N'o. 1. F.
& A. M., and Olympia Chapter N*o. (
36, O. E. S., for the ensuing year
were jointly installed at a large meet
ing at the Masonic temple last Fri
day night. Right Worshipful Deputy
Grand Master Thomas E. Skaggs,
Grand Marshal Harry Dean and
Grand Chaplain H. C. Flagg acted as
installing officers, the O. E. S. of
ficers being installed by Mrs. Etta
Rogers, past matron, assisted by Mrs.
G. W. Zeren, marshal.
The new officers of the different
lodges are:
Olympia Chapter No. 36, O. E. S.—
Worthy matron, Mrs. Mabel Dean;
worthy patron. W. C. Salter; asso
ciate matron, Mrs. Frances Leach;
secretary, Mrs. Belle Gaston; treas
urer, Mrs. Eva C. Owen; conductress,
Mrs. Lottie Salter; associate con
ductress, Mrs. Minnie Beach; chap
lain. Mrs. Lavina Hartsuck; marshal,
Mrs. Christine Glidden; organist,
Mrs. Eunice Cramblit; Ada, Miss Vio
let Weller; Ruth, Mrs. Evelyn New
ell; Esther. Mrs. Clarine Stokes;
Martha, Miss Cory Davis; Electa,
Mrs. Lylian Cameron; warder, Mrs.
Cora M. Troy; sentinel. E. M. Mc-
Clintic.
Olympia Lodge No. 1, F. & A. M. —
Herberj W. Cummlngs. W. M.;
Theodore Parker, senior warden;
Chas. A. Besse, junior warden; Rob
ert Dorah, treasurer; Fred W. Stock
ing, secretary; Rev. R. Franklin
Hart, chaplain: E. A. Baldwin, mar
shal; H. N. Webber, senior deacon;
W. E. Britt, junior deacon; John
Harlan Post, junior steward; E. M.
McCllntic, tyler.
Harmony Lodge No. 18, F. & A.
M. —R. James Morris, W. M.; John
W. Dent, senior warden; Edmund J.
Pope, junior warden; W. T. Foster,
treasurer; Alex Wright, secretary; E.
A. Marshall, marshal; Brad W. Davis,
senior deacon; Donald F. Bennett,
junior deacon; Jamep P. Jensen, se
nior steward; W. J. Abbott, junior
steward; E. M. McClintic, tyler.
WHIT HAPPENED IN OITIM AND
STATE TWENTI-filE TEARS Mil
From The Washington Standard for
Friday evening, January 3, 1804.
Vol. XXXIV. No. 7.
Heavy shipments of oil are being
made from Kalama.
The Puget Sound Tugboat company
has purchased the tug Mogul from a
syndicate of Port Townsend and Ta
coma men for SIO,OOO and now has
a complete monopoly of the towing
business of the Sound.
It is to be regretted that an efTort
has been made to deprive the oyster
men on Oyster Bay of their posses
sions held and improved the past 14
years; and which have developed in
to such a benefit to our local trade.
"Buffalo Bill" is a candidate for
governor of Nebraska.
Eggs are Iselling at 30 cents.
State warrants now command as
high as 97 and 98 cents.
E. G. Kreider and J. C. Hursch
pool have formed a partnership for
practice of law and opened an office
in the Williams building, corner of
Fourth and Main.
Bacon has taken a tumble and the
best of hams now sell at 15 cents,
shoulders at 12% and sides at 14.
The Olympia Door & Lumber fac
tory are driving piles for the site of
their new mill and shops on the East
side waterfront.
A merry dance was given at Turn
water New Year's night, but it was
not so merry when about 20 couples
who went from Olympia had to foot
their way home about 4 o'clock In
the morning.
Snowflakes were flying this after
noon as we closed the forms for
press.
* The Chinamen In the city refuse
to register, notwithstanding Deputy
Collector Kingsbury of Portland came
over this week especially to secure
their signatures and photographs.
At the monthly meeting of the
Ladies' Relief society, held at the
Washington club rooms yesterday, the
following officers were elected for the
ensuing year: President, Mrs. P. C.
Hale; vice president. Mrs. Wm. Mc-
Micken; secretary, Mrs. Geo. Blank
enship; treasurer, Mrs. J. J. Gilbert,
and Investigating committee, Mes
dames Bettman, White, Hale and Den
ton.
EMPIOYMENT CARDS,
As a part of the work of facilitating
the transition of discharged men
into civilian employment, the United
States employment service has prepared
a "soldier's employment card."
This card will be supplied by thv
labor department, through Its repre
sentative in camp. The use of the card
is authorized, hut the filling out is
optional with each individual soldier.
E. T. Loft, well known sign painter
of this city who enlisted in the navy
when the United States became in
volved in the war, has been honor
ably discharged and has returned to
his home in this city. For the past
few months he has been a painter in
th ecamouflage department of the
navy yard at Bremerton.
WORK FOR EVERYONE
BV E. O. HOLLAND
President, the State College 0
Washington
There is grounding pessimism evi
denced in our fear thai the return to
civil life of millions of soldiers and
munitions workers may he followed
by extensive unemployment and so
cial unrest.
Such pessimism is rooted in our
failure to perceive what the imme
diate future holds for all intelligent,
law-abiding people, and amounts to
thinking in terms of yesterday in
stead of tomorrow. Considering this
great tomorrow of ours, we should
see that whatever it lacks, there is
no lack of things to be done.
Itight at hand is the task of pro
visioning. comforting, and rehabili
tating areas of the Old World conti
nental in scope that have been swept
by the fury of war. Compared to
this undertaking, the relief of famine
in India or China would be the work
of a day. The task of increasing
food production will require the em
ployment of hundreds of thousands
of additional men.
Then there are other things for us
to do at home. The United States,
according to estimates, possesses
more than a billion acres of land
that can be used for agricultural pro
duction. Less than 400 million acres
of this vast, tillable domain tow are
used. To reach with the plow our
unused 600 millions, mighty feats in
engineering, drainage, irrigation and
clearing must be accomplished. Waiv
ing for the present all discussions as
to the best method of procedure, all
Of us admit that fruitful opportuni
ties for employment are offered by
our unreclaimed land domain, and
that the resources, industry, and skill
of the American people are equal to
the task of reclamation.
Before 1914 there came to the
United States each year between
1,000.000 and 1,200,000 immigrants.
During the past four years the flow
has ceased. Consequently, the farms
FOR AN EARLY BREAKFAST
I Cook DR. JACKSON'S ROMAN MI'.AI, the night before In n double boiler,
without stirring, and warm In the morning by netting la bolllag water
while dressing. At -rocers everywhere.
Use an Electric Iron
It does away with a hot, dirty stove.
It Is ready to use la a minute and wherever there is an elec
tric light socket.
And It saves many steps from the Ironing board to the stove.
Olympia Light & Power Co.
Cheapest Engine Made
PER HORSEPOWER
Use a full 6-h. p. "Associated" as a feed or ensilage cutter
—it has the power and pull of the ordinary 8 h. p.
Six-inch bore, 10-inch stroke, 40-inch diameter fly wheel,
weight 1,425 pounds. ,
P. J. O'BRIEN
Agent for JOHN DEERE Farm Implements of All Kinds.
THIRD AND COLUMBIA STS. PHONE 340
have been depleted of help, and every
industry has had to run shorthanded.
No one should he disturbed about
America being able to absorb in the
peace-time industries all the soldiers
in France and the men in our can
tonments.
In America we perceive more clear
ly than before the war. the world and
its opportunities overseas. There is
Siberia, for example, reaching from
Europe to the Pacific anil practically
doubling the length and breadth of
this country; holding locked within
its vast boundary lines all in soil,
mineral, water .power and forest that
lies out of doors; and scarcely on the
threshold of industrial development.
Russia is in a mighty struggle,
which, beginning in her overthrow of
autocracy of the Romanoffs, now Is
a contest with bolshevism which is
nothing less than the autocracy of
ignorance, the mob and the gutter
succeeding that of Romanoffs, Ho
henzollerns and Hapsburgs.
Great though the obstacles, Rus
sia is emerging from the polar ice of
ignorance that has held her bound
for centuries. If in the United States
we overflow our 600 millions in un
developed land and the new indus
tries that will be built therepuon, we
still shall have left a big world out
side of this country. Russia, in par
ticular, will want our help. Even
before the war, the State College re
ceived calls for scientifically trained
young men in Siberia. Russian and
Siberian students have attended In
struction at this institution and
every one of them said that in her
reconstruction Russia would look to
America for help more than to any
other nation in the world.
So, if we in America suffer from
unemployment, it will be for no lack
of opportunity here or overseas.
There has never been a time in all
human history when the world was
so rich in opportunity as today. If
we. in our generation, but touch "the
hem of the garment" in the great
work to be done, there shall be serv
ice and its rewards for everyone.

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