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Page Two Rejected Draft Men Should Have Old Posts Back Declaring Selective Service reg- istrants who are rejected at in— duction centers because they faili to meet Army physical standards have a “moral right” to be rein— stated in their‘former jobs, Brig- adier General Maurice Thompson, The Adjutant General and State Director of Selective Service, to— day urged all local boards to "util- l ize every facility" at their disposal to aid these men. While State Headquarters has been advised that most Washington employers} are reinstating selectees in their‘ former jobs, the General said the Selective Service System wants to make certain that no man is unjustly treated. The Selective Training and Ser-- vice Act requires reinstatement by former employers of men inducted into the Nation‘s armed forces who satisfactorily complete their mill tary training. The State Execu- tive indicated that employers also should feel a “moral obligation" to reinstate men who were not actually inducted but who had ful- l filled their duty to the Nation by!L responding to the call for service. I “When a man responds to a, call 'for military training," he} said, “he is fulfilling his lobliga-i tion to his country. When, for some reason beyond his control, he is prevented from entering its armed forces, he nevertheless should be considered as having discharged his responsibility and should be protected in doing so. Every effort must be made to al- leviate hardships and suffering in. these cases.” l l l l l 011 lCountries and Scandinavia in ad- World Traveler To Speak at Farm Program March 6 A vivid word picture of condi—i tions in Europe and their effecti American life, particularly, agriculture, will be given by Karl? Olsen, brilliant young world trav—T eler and advisor to the National, Defense Council, who is scheduled‘ to speak at Rochester Grange. Hall, March 6, at 1:00 p. in; (Rochester is located in Thurston; County on the highway between? Elma and Centralia). 1’ A native of North Dakota, 01-: sen attended Cambridge UanCl.‘ sity in England and spent several. l _months on the European contin-l ent just prior to and shortly af-‘ ter the beginning of the present war. Hitchhiking, riding on coal barges and tramping through the; countryside, the young traveler; visited Germany, France, the Lowi dition to extensive travels in Eng- land. guages, he was able to talk with hundreds of students, laborers and other common people and thus ob- tained information and impres-: sions not reCeived by an ordinary traveler. Olsen has also made an exten- sive study of economics, especial- ly in relation to Pan-American defense, and is now making a nation—wide speaking tour under the auspices of the Department of Agriculture for the purpose of in- forming farmers and others of the background of world events in their relation to current agri- cultural problems. “I had the good fortune to hear Mr. Olsen when he addressed a meeting of farmers at Spokane last month,” Bert Rau, county committee chairman, declared'yes- terday. “He held the audience spellbound for several hours and Familiar with several Ian—i ' Swillingl‘y answered questions piit DEVELOPED and to him from the floor. “He car- PRINTED ides a message that every Ameri~ 2 n can citizen should hear.” Plus per to Anyone interested in attending lthis meeting should contact the Free enlargement lCounty agent so’ best use of trans- Coupon lportation‘can be made. i Your choice of I ———— l negative " .10 Commandments l. Placed In New l 1 Order by Survey; tR. Farnsworth of Stanford's psy- Sanford University—Prof. Paul _chology department today revised 'the order of the ten command- ments in the light of modern so- cial importanCe, on the basis of a survey of students and teachers. Farnsworth asked 119 Wiscon- sin students, 52 Stanford students and 55 “old maid” teachers of Wisconsin to re-rank the com- mandments of Mt. Sinai as they would best apply to the modernl Fir Drug Store RAHA '" G THEATRE M SHELTON. WASHINGTON l Two shows every night . ' Starting at 7:00 PM. l Matinee 2:15 p.m. Saturday and Sonday Adm.. 10¢ and 25¢, plus tax I world. te 2 ; F de a 3 . , x, (Sta ¢ e r 1 ¢) All three groups agreed on thel five most important command-l ' merits which varied widely froml Last Tune Tonight the order on th‘ele'gendai‘y tab- , lets of stone brought down by i Deanna Durbin Moses. i "if “Thou shalt not kill” was movedg féSPRING PARADE” A; ‘ up from sixth place to first almost; unanimously. Moses’ first com-l mandment~“’I’hou shalt have 110‘ at other Gods before me" was placed h seventh, The concensus ranked the com—I mandments in this order, with! their Biblical number in parenthe—l ses: I—Thou shalt not kill. (6) 2—-Thou shalt not steal. (8) 3——Thou shalt not commit adul- i try. ‘(7) “CONVOY” g" Clive Brook An Exciting War Picture 4——Thou shalt not bear false I I witness. (9) Thursday Only 15¢ NITE 5—Honor thy father and my mother. (5) l 7—~I am the Lord, thy God, thou shalt have no other gods before me, (1) l ' 8—Thou shalt not make untoI thee a grav‘en image. (2) t QeRemember the Sabbath day,, , to keep it holy. (4) 10—Thou shalt ,not, take thel name of the LOrd, thy God, in ‘ vain. (3) Friday Saturday James Cagney -— Pat O’Brien “HERE COMES THE NAVY” 7!,” g .» .~ .,«-.../ wmii THE » .r. UNITS WWHEN veu “BUY FUEL How many Heat Um'ts do you get per dollar? The measure of heat is the B.T.U. (British Thermal Unit) or Heat Unit. Find out how many Heat Units you now get for your fuel dollar. . Compare with the value in Associated Automatic Bums Oil—approximately 2,250,000 Heat Units for adollar, . the most you can get for your money. » Associated Automatic Burner Oil is distilledramber in . color, clean burning, 100% heat energy. Phone us for... speedy delivery. , 6—Thou shalt not covet. (10) I ilsizu'io'AssociAr: GILBERT w; ruiSKEN' DISTRIBUTOR o FOOTBALIfSPORTCASTt, ‘Tables were turned on the Italians in the successful British attack on Bardia, Libya. Advancing Australian soldiers took Shelter from Italian shell fire in ditches the defenders had constructed to trap tanks. In distance is British supply train, presumably the target of Italian shells. m.“ Diiector, Nalional Farm Yoth Foundaiion — HOW MUCH IS CONVENIENCE \VORTH? If we Americans would become as concerned about accomplish-- ment as we are about “inconveni— ence,” we WOUId an be better 03- Through most of the eighteenth. Facing the facts leads to only one conclusion — this country has gone “soft.” We have been so busy ,seeking some easy way out of the tasks we have before us that we have made no progress in their accomé plishment. We have become a lazy people. “Self discipline” is only the phrase of historians. Each of us has sought to minimize his efforts to such an extent that we find it inconvenient to do things which we know should be done. The desire for convenience has caused us to buy merchandise be- fore we could afford to own it. Kyes Credit has undermined our think- l ing to such an extent that a goodly percentage of our people are con- stantly in debt. Farm debt alone has been doubled by interest ac- cumulation. When one realizes that farmers pay more than $400,- 000,000 annually as interest on mortgage dcbt,~he can readily ap- preciate the drain this is on the| farm population. Consider what $400,000,000 left on 'the farms an- nually would do to improve the status of the farmer. It is signifi- cant that the family farms of New England are in the best financial condition. It is interesting to note that dairy farmers, as a group, have low mortgage obligations. These farms are usually run on a family ' basis. Dairy farmers maintain a good balance between cash income and cash outgo. A study of the Ifarm mortgage situation clearly _.-. ! land NEW NATIVE AMERICAN l’llLOX FOR 1941 i The old tune botanists roamed ithc land in the early days, pick- ling izp new pl'n hero and a {new plant there and many of the ibest native species they discover- .ed found their way immediately iinto the best gardens of old Eng- :land. World plants :CClltlll‘y the Now ' abroad and ‘Wcro very popular quite often the early botanists financed their trips and ltravels by selling and shipping to ,prominent Englishmen the many ,new kinds of plants that grew here. ‘ i One ‘of‘thcm placed himsle in ‘thc employ of the King of Eng- liimself and contracted to {find and send the best of the North American kinds to the royal lgardens. One often gets the feel- ling that even today the foreign lplantsmen are more appreciative lof many of the fine natives than Americans. But there was :onc species of annual flower that gv-Ias found in Texas in those ‘early times by the famous botan- iist Theodore Drummond that has [since come to occupy a prominent lplace in gardens throughout this lcountry. It is a species of annual iPhlox that bears the name Phlox {Drummondii and from it has :sprung a long line of showy, re- fillable garden flowers. i This year another beautiful var- liety of the annual Phlox is mak- l lSki Meet Entries To Be In By February 28 l I Entries for Olympia Day races imust be at the Rainier National 1Park Company’s office at Taco- ima, Attention of \Valt Franklin, {not later than Friday, February ’28. Drawings for starting posi- ltions will be made Saturday. lEvents and their starting times lare as follows: Junior slalom Wage limit 18 years or under) at' 510:30, Sunday a. in Women’s islalom (open) at 11:30 a. m. Men’s; lgiant slalom (open) at 2:00 p. m. 5Couples Costume-obstacle race at indicates that a man operating aliazao p. in. All races will be start- i‘ninily farm has the best chance for permanent success—providing {his starting position will be au-' ihe operates efficiently and applies, ' good farming‘ methods. “LOOK behind the automobile, Johnny Tax Collector, and you will find a nice birthday gift of $10,000,000,000.” If you heard that" come out of the radio loud speaker, you would probably think that Orson Welles had taken over one of the popular in ’which listeners with birthdays birthday salute programs, are told about hidden gifts. Such a , message, in gasoline taxes youngster. These billions of dollars in gas- oline taxes are being paid largely by families with modest incomes. According to studies by the fed- eral government, more than half of the car-owning families in the United States have incomes of less than $30 a week. For that reason they have small ability to ,pay taxes. First inaugurated in Oregon in 1919, the gasoline tax was soon adopted by all the states. In 1932 the federal government imposed a duplicating levy, the rate of which was increased in 1940. Most of the states also have increased their tax rates, chiefly in the de- ,”$Io,ooo,ooo,ooo ,3 LOOK BEHIND A THE .AUTo.’ , however, . would be entirely appropriate for use on Tuesday, Feb. 25. That day is the 22nd birthday of the Amer- ican gasoline tax. Behind the au- tomobile is more than $10,000,— 000,000 that has been contributed the motoring public since the birth of the led on time. Any racer missing itomatic'ally disqualified. Awards iwill be made at 4:30 p. m. IRTHDAY pression years of 1930 to 1933. The overall burden of federal and state gasoline taxes averages about 46 per cent of the retail price. For every $1 that the aver- age motorists pays for gasoline, he also pays an additional 46 cents in taxes. At this time America may Well salute the gasoline tax on its birthday, for the roads built with the revenue have eliminated the isolation of the farm. These roads have facilitated the movement to market of products of field and factory. By opening up the scenic beauties of the country they have made real the slogan, “See Amer- ica First.” These roads, built with gasoline taxes to serve the peacetime needs of the nation, now stand as the first line of defense in our great program of national secur- ity. These roads already have been produced. They do not have to be built. Men, equipment and supplies can be moved'ov‘er" them today. There is no waiting until next month or next year for these roads. In a national emergency the entire nation could be moved, with a seat for every man, wom- an and child in the passenger cars and buses now operating on our highways. trucks now on our highways could service the biggest army Emil; this nation could put into the e . American The 4,500,000 I SHELTON—MASON COUNTY J OURNAL » Talia Ditch es Shelter to BritishAttackers THE HOME GARDENER by’Dr. John H. Hanley . Director, U. of W. Arboretum i grower, and the flowers are bril- 'showy flowers. 'all. is about one foot. Red owes Relief l . To War Sufferers ' l Now $19,495,605? Washington, D. C., Feb. 11. s 1The American Red Cross in an— lnouncing today that relief sup— lplies for war victims sent by the lruary 1, Iof January marked the heaviest relief shipments by the organiza- tion since the beginning of war. The total relief valued at $19,-I 496,805 includes expenditures and ,icommittments of the American,‘ 'Red Cross, estimated value ofi chapter produced supplies and (purchases from the U. S. Govern- ment appropriation of $50,000,000. Relief shipments of clothing, {medical supplies and all types ‘of civilian supplies, shipped in British boats for Great' Britain, ‘fl,_- of medical supplies, clothing and, foodstuffs was shipped to Greece, a shipload of milk, vitamins, medi— ' cines, clothing and wheat flour" 'was shipped to France and Spain, heavy shipments of shoes and ,clothing were made to Finland, _rice, lshipped to China. Red Cross relief to the war vic- tims in Great Britain totals to date $10,277,089; to France $2,— i101,191; to Finland, $1,834,513; to liant rose in color with a big,iChina $1,328,940; to Greece, $1,- creamy-white eye. It is one of 432,304; to Poland $993,922; to the new gigantea, or very large- ISpain $403,756. flowered class, with big trusses of Relief sent to Great Brim,“ has us helghtv over,been in the following categories: ing its appearance. It is the var- ioty “Rosy Morn“ and was one of the best of last summer’s trials. The plant itself is sturdy, a fine {cash assistance, $1,077,143; food These annual phloxes are adan— $153345; value of Chapter_pm_ table to a Wide variety of condi- duced garments and surgical tions although tests show that and thousands of tons of wheat“ cloth and medicines werc' ._/ / IRed Cross had reached a t o t al , value of $19,496,905 up to Feb- , __ stated that the month, ‘ the:' l l i l I , , , dressings $4,056,993; manufactur- tney develop beSt 1“ regions Where led clothing, blankets and bedding. the night temperatures, at least‘ ‘ 348 ' ' -l. ‘ 1 cl in the early part of the summer, ‘53’ ’300' medics“ surglca 221‘ 'l‘u _ —» l l .. ., E New W S C Dean ‘; .‘. were very heavy, a. full shipload, _‘ ., .__'____—.——————-—-—-—-— .DR. J. MURRAY LEE New Dean of the School of Edur cation at Washington State Col- lege is Dr. J. Murray Lee, of the College of Education at the Uni- versity of Wisconsin. He succeeds A. A. Cleveland, dean since 1917, who will continue to teach. The new dean was graduated from Occidental College and re- ceived his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University.‘ He has taught at sev- eral summer sessions at Teachers College and has been a member of the faculty at Williams and Mary College and at the University of Texas. Dr. Lee has published several books, including “The Child and His Curriculum,” with his wife as coauthor; “Enriching the Elemen- tary School Curriculum,” and “Growing with Books.” i As Dean of the School of Educa- ~ Ends This ‘ that are definitely cool. However, even i hos ’tal su olies ‘1,0”6,324; , , , pl pl' 5 1, tion, Dr. Lee Will also be director in sections where the temperature stays high.at night, the garden- er can get good growth on the annual phloxes by starting them early. The seeds should be where the plants are to grow in the garden, if the gardener plans to sow them outdoors. But pot- grown stock, planted out of 2-in. or two and one-quarter inch pots early in the season before the become root-bound will give the best results in those regions where ithe summer season is hot. GARDEN-TESTED MARIGOLDS The marigolds are always pop- 'ular in the annual garden because they are so sturdy and floriferous and because their colors are so showy. In popular parlance there are two recognized types —— the French and the African. How these names come to be applied is something of a mystery since 'the marigolds are truly American plants. They grow naturally in the drier, warmer parts of southwes~ tern United States, Mexico and South America, hence to allude to them as being either French or African is somewhat erroneous. The garden varieties, because they have been derived from native. species that grow under severe, dry conditions, are perfectly adap- ted for use in those parts of the country where there is a dearth of summer rainfall. Cultivation is very simple and seeds can be sown late in April or early May. The new flowers for 1941 in— clude several marigolds. Most persons know and use the popular variety called Harmony which ap- peared several years ago as an All-America selection. Subse- quently a dwarf Harmony was in- troduced and now, comes a big improvement on the latter typeH a new, improved dwarf Harmony that is called “Spry.” Nine inches tall, compact, regu- llar, and covered with flowers that are a rich maroon on the outer ipetals and, surmounting these, a crest of bright, light orange - is “Spry” and it’s a type that you will find very satisfac- tory for low bedding or for edg- ing. Its compactness gives it added value for formal usage. There is another variety in the 1941 novelties that is of the Dixie Sunshine type — large-flowered, fully double, strong-stemmed and free-blooming. This Chrysanthe- mum—flowered class has become very popular with a great num- ber of gardeners for cutting pur- poses as well as for massed bed- ding effects. The new variety, Goldsmith, is a stranger color than Dixie Sun- shine—a. golden orangeaand this, coupled with its early and free- blooming habit makes it the more desirable. A third new Marigold, called Scarlet Glow, is also a new- comer. It is a dWarf, double var- iety, and is the richest rod so far found in ‘this popular flower fam- ily. L.M. Co. Remodels Meat Difloartment Elimination of excess floor space and installation of new and mod— ern display cases in the meat de- partment, was included in re- iiiodeling work undertaken at the Lumbermen’s Mercantile Co. over the weekend. The department will remain in itlic southeast corner of the store as before, but has been cut ddwn l I l i l i l :sible for greater efficiency considerably in size making it pos- in smoking cases and serving cus- tomers. BUILDING ALTERED A building permit listing alter- ' ations valued at $600 to the build— ing housing the Grant Lumber Company was issued this week by City Auditor Gordon Hend'ry. Seattle Sal: “I knew you were on the fobtball team by your mustache." Seaman Sam: “How could you tell by my mustache?” Seattle Sal: “I can see the first down on your upper lip.” planted 1 small plants have had a chance t0| bulance, canteens and other mo- jtor vehicles $205,251; other types $354,729. The current relief being sent to France, with cooperation of the British Ministry of Economic Welfare, which passed the Red gCross Merch Ship, the SS Cold lHarbor, through the blockade, will be given only to the children, and sick adults in unoccupied Franco. Relief in ,under the supervision of Ameri- can Red Cross representatives, and is distributed through the Red Cross Societies of the Nation. and ,other established social and chari- itable agencies. All relief given to Poland was in the occupied or German Gov- ,‘ernment General Sections, and now ihas been discontinued due to the Iinability to ship supplies to that ‘region, with the closing of the I Mediterranean. l lKamilche Man Buys Registered Guernsey I C. E. Buxton of Hamilche Val- l i l l 1 l l l . .. 17.71.. of the State ‘College summer’ses- of relief, including transportation, l Slon’ iDriiik Makes Drivers I all of, the nations 18' 1may be or where they may be. . or lwhcel of an automobile,” said tlier Poor Judges, W.C.T.U. Cites From Court Cases A Seattle police judge thinks drink makes people poor judges of themselves, no matter who they going. should not judge recently as he fined a mo— torist for negligent driving after the man had gone through a ped— esti‘ian crossing. The driver admitted he had had two drinks of Wine and believed that such a small amount was not enough to affect his driving. “I could feel it,” he bragged to the judge, according to a Seattle pa- per. Whereupon the judge ex- :plained to the defendant that two ley has recently purchased the lglasscs of wine might not neces— registered Guernsey cow, Rosie of :sarily make a person drunk. in Lindendale, from Meyer Brothers the common acceptance of of Thurston County, according to ,term, but they do transform‘ a the American Guernsey Cattlcnisually cautious motorist into a club. AND SEE HOW MUCH MORE YOU GET! loo-nonsnrownn 6-CYLIN- DER ECONo-MASTER ENGINE 119-INCH WHEELBASE BIG- GER, ROOMIER FISHER BODY NEW INTERIOR LUXURY 4 con.- SPRING RHYTHMIC RIDE FAMOUS oLns QUAL- ITY THROUGHOUT! can / 2&3 1 THE , i I Phone 114 If you’re one ——here’s a tip. Take a look at the big, luxurious Olds Special before you pay your money for a de luxe model loWest-prioed car. You’ll find but.1itt1e'differ- once in price, but a tremendous difference in cars. You’ll 'find you , can easin‘afford to own an Olds! lbad and reckless driver. “LOOKS LIRZ' mm mm T0 STICK To ONE 01' um THREE LOWEST PRICED (Mst 0 many people still thinkOlds is priced beyond their means. MELL CHEVROLET “Too many people think they. ldon't feel it and as a result are poor judges of when they should; climb behind the" that ‘ *Optional at ‘Extra Coot L , csd'iy, February 2' y Febr‘ E1. M. C0. Dr gains Make Cont ‘” kaLhs will if on Thu, Ock at the Shelton‘s amateur 3613.1‘ FfidaE iarc reminded that they, held at ,until Friday noon to en, Mrs. J_ E fies in the Lumber-men’s, he meet“. . ltilc Co. dross contest w“ and two 1 ling held this week. itiated, 1 Three beautiful prizes Yed', A11 ing offered by the stole mv‘ted t best dresses. First prom‘N lovely silver tea set; 566 t "S a large blanket and mi Meet tablecloth. 0f the F The Lumhcrmen's Will' Saheld a another display of cro_ nBSday ticles such as was so p0.e‘ Folk year. 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