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vndtftun, non, by the
BAST OltKUONlAN 1'L'BL.lSHINGl CO.
Kntmd nt the ttastorrire at Pendle- ! Dally, on year, by mall
n'Ittor?r"f"1' 'od-cl.. mail umy. six months by mail - ..
t '- I Dally, three tnontba by mail
. Tttephon I Rally, one month by mall
f-ON BALK IN OTilKK C1TI1CS Z " '
Imperial Hotfl News Stand. Portland D"-". months, by carrier.-. S.75
1 Uvwriu Jsjrwa o.. Portland. Oregon. tlally, three months by carrier.-, 1.95
A r Daily, one month: bv carrier ,.ts
The total distance covered f
UJ uu-uurmujj engines m isii
was 148,997,144 miles, and the
laverage distance covered per
barrel of fuel consumed was
j:5.2 miles. Oil-burning locomo
tives were operated ia 1917
lover 32,431 miles of track in
21 states. ;
THE DIVINE RIGHT OF THE
... CThlCaf O Bureau. Sua Kecurllv TtuiM
. Washington, n. c,. Bureau Ml Four
.leifua tllreet. N. V.
OME anti administration
nAwArianpra are already
the airplane program is a fail-
one year, by mail... l.oowire. that it is permeated wiin
oomi-wepKiy, six months, by mail ,75
Semi-WoekV, four months by mail .(0
Kraft, etc.. etc. . They are stu
pid and by their course do not
V. . . 1 w in winninrr rria 1 ii V it
That's why it is that neither Li,
the Kaiser nor the . German U v aaa same ' irtpntirn 1. rritica
people see anything laughable Were saying the same thing
in the statement that God's about the navy ' a year ago.
hand has visibly prevailed, it era- thou- uWi rnnsHno- the
though mutilated and outraged war department, particularly
women weep in Belgium and 'o-,0t!irw PoVr -with enual
a . " ' r . ' f A . 1.
vehemence. lei xacis nave
Life's Rarxll'n. .whern
' sympathy rrcw.
God planted a soul 'twas the
soul o' you.
life's wonderful garden, -Love,
- . seeking, went through,
trill he found a heart 'twas the
Love, Sympathy, Faith all
changing- anU true . .
Are the heart of my Slower,
dear Mother, 'tis you.
France, and harmless homes of
England mourn mothers and
children dead from aerial
bombs. Poor, thick-headed,
stupid, humorless Germany.
IT WOULD BE A
I hav sought through Ufa's
garden of rosea and. rue
And I find one sweet blossom, all
Jeweled with, dew.
? (By Kenneth
"God's hand has visibly
prevailed" The. Kaiser
sTF" HIS is a horrible example
riJi of what can happen to a
1 nation or to an individual
that has been deprived of all
,Ji4mor. .. . , .,-r -
jThe Kaiser is a thick, conceit-'
Tied egomaniac who would froth
fit the mouth and fall in a fit if
. bnyone dared to laugh at him.
.A thick, conceited person is
without a sense of humor. If
Jie had one, he would realize
the absurdity of his own thick-
. fiess and conceit.
"J "Similarly, the German peo-
: Vle are thick rsnd conceited.
-They have stuffed themselves
with rich foods and self-adula-
. tion for so many years that they
hre slow-witted- fafc-headed.
JJThey are furious when they are
laughed at. They never laugh
' at themselves. Whatever they
;my is sound ; whatever they do
-is right. So far as they are able
'to discover, there is nothing
about themselves to provoke
.mirth. - v -
HE idea of a union depot
for Pendleton ia 'perfect
ly logical from every
standpoint. It will not only
mean . , economy of, operation
but it will mean improved ser
vice for the - public. -Baggagel
transferring can be avoided,
freight may be transferred
from one road to the other in a
manner that is bow impossible
and other conveniences will result.
The Northern Pacific has its
passenger depot in the East
Oregonian building. Therefore
should the depots be combined
this publishing company ,. will
lose a tenant. However, pri
vate interests should' not con
flict with a move for the public
benefit and the rule applies in
this case as well as in any
HEAVY USE OF OIL BY
TTT7 twiTri nvioA ?rtin no a in
railroad traffic due to the
active ; participation of
the United States in the war in
creased . , correspondingly the
quantity of petroleum and of
petroleum distillates consumed
as locomotive, fuel in 1917, de
spite their mounting cost and
Statistics compiled under the
supervision, of J. D. Northrop,
of the United States Geological
Survey, Department of the In
terior, from reports submitted
by all railroad companies that
operated- uii-Durnuig lucurau- ; ,. , Vt-
i.f ' it. tt.-xj ' i I (From the East Oregonian for May
urt III UliC wivcxjl uuitca onwn I . . ,878 i
that the quantity Of fuel OH ,0ur M friend J. C. Franklin, of
consumed by them in 1917 Was Butter Creek. Inventor of the patent
45,707,082 barrels, a gain Of mail bag-fastener, has added another
3,580,665 barrels, or 8.5 per Y ingenious invention to his jut.
a J 1 ii ia no lean iuu.ii an nugn
cent over 1916 and a larger a square hole by rotarjr motion. Mr.
Consumption than in any Other Franklin ,has, by this Invention, par-
. . . . . , , i
lyear. petuated bis name ana puweq it en u i
shown that the critics wer
wrong. The navy is efficient
and its efficiency, has been
Daniels' vindication. The silly
attacks uoon Daniels were un
fair and did not help the coun
trv. The attacks, upon Baker
have fallen down. The war de
partment is making good and
alwavs has been making good.
The chief trouble has been with.
the slanderers, not wuh the de
It would be well to : suspend
judgment on the airplane divi
sion until the full facts in the
case become apparent. Most
of those who are raising their
voices to the skies in criticism
know no more about the sub
ject than does Adam's off ox.
Snp.h. critics do not strengthen
the country's morale but tha of
course is not of importance to
them when an election i just
ahead. The outs must exercise
their, divine .right to censure
those who are in; " . v
Borglum is a sorry figure for
the airplane -critics to line, up
Bottling up a lftrbos with a
ship is an American trick ; Hob
son started it, ' '' '.v"
The wafwill make interna
tionalists of us all, but not the
I. W. W. sort of international
Some very smart people have
Lloyd George is some snake
driver himself. .
j 4Q Years Ago Today
'n m a! gp
AT A GARAGE THAT IS FULLY EQUIPPED TO 1 YOUR WORK AC
CURATELY AND IN THE SHORTEST POSSIBLE' TIME. L
. WE ARE AGENTS FOR
and Wire !Grip
" t " '
cars washed and stored
OILS, LUBRICANTS AND ACCESSORIES.
GAS, tilL; WATED AND AIR
Court and Thompson Sts.
' ; Mr.- Lang' ralactf hi brewery build
ing this week, across the bridge and in
a short time it will be In running or
der. , .
Mr, Gisler took a spiniast Suniiny
to- Pilot Hock, accompanied. : by Ms
wife. . Just before arriving at their
destination, Billy 'dropped the lines
and the team concluded to spin in ear
nest, and away they went at 2:40
speed. Mr. Gisler was thrown from
the -wagon, but 'Mrs. dialer c)ung to
the ship and escaped unhurt.
George W..1Vebb, our enterprising
tinsmith, is having a "condition ad
ded, to .his tlnshop. .Fraker la the car
The1 .foundation for the .addition to !
the. Pendleton- Flouring Mills is fast
uearing its end. This will, when
completed, be 'one "of the largest In
the state. -
One of a fleet of MASTERS in service and owned by the U. S. Government
TIHS ia the same 2-ton truck thatmade the record haul of wool to Pendleton Wednesday from the
TTmntilla Shopn Co's ranch in Coombs canyon. " It eartied 6300 lbs, of wool piled four tiers high, and
" The MASTER!
' The MASTER
WHY PAY MORE?
A 1 1 II.. 4 .... L IV 4 W 1. Tllr. AH. .-.JHau
The trip was made in about u mmuies anu uicuhvk wm ui. mua mi iiuvinitruiaic. - ,
has the specifications oi a three ton trucK. - , .
does the work of a three ton trucK. . " .1. ' "'l r
costs less than-a three ton truck." mm!mMIBZ
SIMPSON AUTO COMPANY
Cor. Water and Johnson Sts.
of the greatest' inventors of the
138 AMfimCAX TflOOPS !
s -nmrvnf miom francb
r AN ATLANTIC FORT.May 1 1
One hundred and twentyielght Ameri
can officers and men, of the American
expeditionary, forces... In France,
wound wounded in action or 111, have
arrived here en route to their homes-
All are In fine spirits and say they en
vy the Americans pttw going over for:
a crack at the Germans. ,
Every time an American boy goes
down the war spirit of American goes
THE MEDAL OF HOXOR.
CW(t( 1MU ... 9
J.I-.-M LM ' 1
Mi. . "fjn .
,, , l"ri1 r Jr
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Just as light rays penetrate
. 7. through glass, so current passes
freely through Threaded Rub
ber Insulation. Nearly 200,000
tiny "threads in each insulator
. mark the path for the current
, The " hard . rubber stands
guard-against the formation of
short circuits, between battery
There's another reason why
the Still Better Willard Bat-',
tery with Threaded Rubber""
Insulation is worth so much'
more than its slightly higher
cost. It's the one and only
battery with the !'Bone Dry",
principle that is your absolute
assurance of getting a battery
as new as the dayjtjcft.'the
factory. - -til.
ELECTRIC SERVICE STATION
Corndr'Main and Water Streets
We advertise anil offer War Savings Stamps for sale with pTpry
I .This Is the highest award of the
United States. It is presented for dis
tinguished gallantry in battle or for
herolmn of an especially distinguished
character not in the resular line of
I .,1. "
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