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PAGE FOUR AN INDEPENDENT HOME NEWSPAPER ublished every Friday mornlng and issued from the Postoffices of Binges and White Salmon, Washington F. H. MICHAELSON .............. Publisher and Editor GEORGE WILLEY .............................. News Editor R. L. MICHAELSON .................. Business Manager Friday, September J0, 1938 THE TROUT LAKE FAIR Elsewhere in this newspaper will be found a news report, not necessarily complete in de- tail, of the Trout Lake community fair =held last Friday. No doubt the good peopleof the Trout Lake .' neighborhood who promoted the local exposi- tion ave much of their time and labor to make the untertaking-a thing of pleasant and in- formative community interest. And -now that this groundwork has ben laid .various thoughtful persons hereabouts have suggest- ed that the scope of the Tr6nt Lak fag hould be extended to include western "t:kitat county in particular and, of cottrse, ,with .'. a welcome to the people of the county in gener- al One of the most important advantages of a community fair is that it promotes acquain- tance and fellowship betweea persons whose interests are akin and who should be neigh- bors. We suspect that an undertaking of the kind that the people of Trout Lake have pro- . meted would, with broadened score and sin- cere co-operation from other communities, have a tendency to centralize and harmonize collective county inferests. As we write this we are mindful, that interests of the people of all parts of Klickitat county are in a large measure eompositethat it would seem quite impossible to help one part of the county With- out, in the long run, helping all parts of the county, If we read correctly neither Klickitat nor Skamania county is of outstanding prestige in state and other public affairs as eompar.ed with more distinctive counties of the state. We wonder f it may not:be true that a great- MT. ADAMS SUN d problems would wr.t0.on go9 . KEEPING There is street come a partiipiht. A raajbritf of dependa-' bte observers declare their belief that in the: event of wholesale, ;ar.ttiUfied Stes may be able to keep out of the muss "for a year or two." As a price ever, there would sees,, our cotintry's traditional right to freedom of the seas. It will be recalled ,th was violation of this right that mediate, if not fundamental ticipadon in both World wars. But the think they will not again the world safe for European democracy. This that European democracy is deniteiy " i danger ....... :,  - .  ......... The fact thaf the American people saved the hides oJ World war and' later ed, their has, ism out of the American them dissiUusionize. The voice of Hitler. as he eteI vered notable address at distinct to persons his cause of latter-day :invention, our world grows small, indeed. It was mdica ed address to be nervous and emotional, And thatf might have been, because there can. be. no doubt that upon his procedure depends the lives of.milllons ....... ." IT HAPPENED IN AMERICA We read that in  brief released Friday by the United States Circuit Court of Ap- peals it was directed that payment of ap- proximately $200,000 in back wages be made to lum'ler mill strikers employed by the Car- lisle Lumber Company of Onalaska, Wash. These days $2(X),000 is a lot of money for any business firm to pay without return in value. This does not mean, of course, that there was anything wrong with the findings of the court. The courts, let us remind ourselves, but interpret our laws. In the case in question it appears, if we read correctly, the ,workers quit their jobs because of labor- union strife between the A; F. L. and C. I. O., -rival organizations. Under the circumstances one is inclined to wonder where the employers get off and jflst what might be expected .to happen if they were unable to find that $200,000 to pay for services not performed. Will those employers, in such event be sent to jail for contempt of court--or contempt of Madain Perkins, Harry Bridges, John L. " Lewis et alor something? O THE INNOCENT BYSTANDER As another illustration that our world is small and that, unavoidably, the interests of the people of civilized nations are necessarily allied, it is worth nting that the European war situation has caused grave uncertainty as to our export apple market. Less than a month ago price prospect of export apples grown hereabouts was considered to be reason- ably satisfactory. Now, we read, the well- being of local export growers is largely de.- pendent on whether, within the next .few weeks, .insane Europe "blows up" or settles down to sanity. Under the present outlook it would seem that there is, danger that the local producer of export apples may find him- self in the position of an innocent spectator of a free-fear-all fight who is swatted with a random brick. PEOPLE ARE THAT WAY In this fast-moving age no community or individual can expect to stand still while keep- ing in touch with progress. This assertion is partuta'Iy t;ge as to merehandisitag. th .... in almost every di- ne longer are consumers tied down. Instead, to go where they can obtain" service with the least ,xxpenditurc. And, like it or not, as a rul the average  housewife', through the reading before she Ventures on anything more than tour. LET JOHN DO IT rtTanunfortunate truth that interests persons who promote wars do not do the fighting. Instead remain in the a mouth : or otherwise human wreck. And, remember this; of you--a helluva long ways o your last drop of blood." TO BE GOOD (Helena Independent) "' Doolfsb|ng the old theory that the stupid are abia University pro- lessor   of a study of data on bout 120,000 persons the opposith to be true. disastrous to any one else. And that thoe co,eye studelts who did well with their work were mlrkn. bizorally and socially to students whose poor. go together. And we would tell instead of sin- And the so-called brilliant ones have a screw loose somewhere. : I Wonder f youl love me when my gray ?" I've loved you every time ADVENTURERS' CLUB HEADLINES FROM THE LIVES OF PEOPLE LIKE YOURSELF! "Monster From the Swamps" By FLOYD GIBBONS Famous Headline Hunter _ ELLS EVERYBODY: - Well, sir, if I seem to be continually harping on the fact that adventures are things you meet up with most frequently at home, you can put it down tQ the fact that I am continually be- hag reminded of it. Just the other day, while looking through a sheaf of letters I came to a story by a woman who had an adven- ture on a farm. Well--of course, there's nothing unusual in that. The funny part of it was that the farm was in this country, and the adventure was of a sort you'd only expect to run into in the jungles of Africa or South America, or to read about in some account of the grim battles between men and animals that the ancient Romans used to stage in their gladiatorial renas. The woman is Lottie Hawco---Mrs. John Hawco, of New York city. And the animal she fought with was a wild boar. I'll bet a lot of people including me--didn't know there were wild boars in this country. But there are, as any South Carolina farmer can tel/ you. How they got here is an interesting story. You see, the ordinary barnyard breed of pig is nothing in the world but a descendant of the wild boars you read about in tales of old-time Merrie England. Those boars were tamed and fat- tened and domesticated until, over the space of six or eight hun- dred years they became the fat, lazy, gluttonous animals you see in hog pens the country over. How Pigs Get Wild and Dangerous. But a pig will stay fat, and tame, and lazy only so long as he's kept in captivity and stuffed with chop suey from that well known galva- nized iron can out on the back porch. Once he gets loose and goes back to the woods again and has to rustle for his own food--well--then he gets thin and tough and rangy His tusks grow out, and in a generation or two he becomes a boar againjust as wild and as dangerous an ani- mal as ever he was when he roamed the marshes and forests of old England in the days of Robin Hood. There are plenty of those backsliding wild hogs in the back country of South'Carolina, and the farmers hunt them down and round them up ecause they destroy the nests of the wild turkeys in the neighborhood, -- The Boar Viciously Attacked Lottie's Mother, And. that brings us to Ltie Howco who, on February 16, 1931, was Visiting with her mother and her sister, Inez, on a farm near Os'oorn, ii S. C, , where a wild boar hunt was in progress. A bunch of men from the neighborhood had been out all day, comb- I hag the marshes with packs of dogs, roping boars and herding them-- alive--intb a big high-sided farm wagon. They had just returned home : with Six or seven boarsbig, vicious fellows, waist-high to a man and weighing three or four hundred pounds--animals that could break a , ma leg ith their huge etching, jaws. and which frequently did dis- 'embowel'the fierce dbgs tfiat hunted' them With ode sweeping blow - of their long, protruding tusks. The men backed the wagon up to a strong enclosure and were boars one by one and into by, thing i The men had unloosed the largest boar and were prodding it toward the pen when it turned, squeezed between the wagon and the enclosure an ruSh ott irate the Ien, gashing ts-great teeth and foaming at the ao !t headed raight for L0ttie s mother, wh0 was standing nr- est :the' n  lfo/e sh  co turn t0 run it was on aer, throwing her in heep t 0 @ie our, bitng at he samgelya It was the most terrible sight Lottie ever beheld in her llfe. Charlle, the foreman, stood with his mouth agape, too surprised for a moment.to even rove. Sster Inez, paralyzed with fright, clapped her hands over her. ears andbegan  to scream. Lottie herse was numb with terror, and for precious seconds--seconds that seemed like a 'lifetime--she staled rooted to the spot. All the rest of the,.men were on the other side of file pen, or on the wagon, too far away to reach the spot in time to do any god. The allot asudden, Lottie came to life, She can't explaifi what happened, bdt ftseemed aS'ff aslJring lhsldb her had sud- ' denly been released, She sprang forward, threw herself on the snarifng steh/ntng, i:ollihg'jdmbl of Wom and'beagt, singled out. the boar :and began beating and mauling and scratching it wire saia framer: .... : ......... Surprised Him, So He Fled. :/: The boar could have killed Lottie with one thrust of its sharp, poin.d tusk. Lottie's aother had been savedzsn deaththus far only by her long skirts anilVle by grge, the boar couldn't quite figure out'this' wild neW enaee that came beating and kickingat his flanks--tearing .and scratching at his eyes. It was a thing of f. It didn't seem..one:waitaraid/fthe boar. And .an animal will often reason that if you are not afraid of him, then he must have good catlse to be afraid of you. - ,* This one did just that. Snarling and grunting, he turned to flee frem:. this inexplicable new attack. He got about three steps, and then :he, found himself tangled up in the ropes of the men Who, by this time, had come around frpm the other side of the pen to deal with him. The next thing Lottie knew! she was back on the porch of the far, m!. house wi: her:moer, 9bking o,er herself for injuries. She d  evehremember, helping her mother tO the porch, and to thiS' day l can't figure out how  came out of that.fight without a scratch on ! body, Copyrlght.---WNU Service. . Friday. September 30, 1938 Winning the Prize "" EALTH, harmony, security, Joy, "9 and freedom are today within -'- reach of the spiritually sclen- Uric thinker. If we continue to be lleve that these desirable states are to be found in natter, or are to be gained by means of material meth- ods, we are already losers in the race. To believe that the determined human will la a factor in successful living Is a mistake which tends to rupture the harmony of mankind. Success, when built upon a founda- tion of materiallty, is temporary and may be likened to the house built upon the sand: "And the rain de- scended, and the floods came. and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it" (Matthew 7:27). Is not a prize or goal a point to- ward which we direct our thoughts and efforts? In the world of sports the goal is a winning-point, a defin- ite line, a fixed limit. In the world of thought goals assume greater Im- portance; and In the universe of spiritual understanding, the possible unfoldhent of the truths about Life, Truth, Love. and of man as God's image and likeness, Is without limits. In the divine universe every right thinker is a prize winner. Every good motive or aim has its reward, since every spiritual thought carries with it joy, peace, abundance, health. In the human sense of life man- kind strives to achieve a competence, health, harmony. Too often, in spite of sincere efforts, the goal seems al- ways just beyond one's reach. The proverbial ship with its cargo of rich rewards seems long overdue, or per- haps fades away on the horizon. Hope erelong becomes a cheat. But human sense,human outlining, hu- man sacrifice, human will,--ls the foundation of sand upon which no one can successfully erect a perma- nent structure. It Is only upon the rock of spiritual thinking that one may build a right sense of life. may achieve permanence, peace, security, and win the prize of harmonious ex- Istence. of eternal life and Joy, through understanding God's allness. The Scriptures offer a rich field of reading and study. In them we find practical wisdom, Inspired direc- tions for, and illuminating illustra- tions of, constructive living .... In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 462) Mary Baker Eddy says, "Whoever would demon- strate the healing of Christian Sci- ence must abide strictly by lt rules, heed every statement, and advance from the rudiments laid down. There is nothing difficult nor toilsome in this task, when the way is pointed out; but self-denial, slncerlty, Chris- tianity, and persistence alone win the prize, as they usually do In every department of life." Christian Science teaches, as does the Bible, that man's origin in spirit- ual, not materlat. It teaches that hatred, envy, revenge, greed, malice, anger, are inflammatory states of thought. Like poison, these false be- liefs cause the distress, inharmony, loss, and death which seem to afflict mortals. Wherever fear or greed enter into a human problem, there enters also inharmony--disease of body, mind; business. Honesty. sincerity, geueroslty, sim- plicity, righteousness, carry a cargo of riches only dimly seen by mortals. Truthfulness. temperance, gentle- ness. coupled with the spiritual un- derstanding of Ltfe as God, and of man as the reflection of Life, bring us each day greater evidence of sup- ply, health, peace. It seems easier to desire freedom from distress than It is to gain the corrected mental outlook, the spirit- ual point of view which confers a realisatlon of present harmony. Every amateur begins with the' sim- ple rudiments of the art in which he desires to become proficient. Every prize winner expends eounUess hours upon practice, constant repeti- tion of those rudiments which are the foundations of his o1" her success. Divine Mind, God, Is the source from which we may draw unlimited Ideas, and these ideas are praecal, power- erful, productive. These ideas spon- taneously appear to the eonscl0us- hess which is practicing right, truth- fuL spiritual thinking. Healing in thought an inharmoni- ous past, fearing a dark future, liv- ing today in a sense of fear, cofit, slon, doubt, or of distrust In God's omnipotent love and tender ears for 'His chlktreti, What can our outlook be Surely, not a healthy, peaceful, stmure state of mlndl The false sense of life as being of or In matter can be removed from our lives by undertanding spiritual truth.... Paul wrote for the encouragement of mankind (Phfllpplans $:13, 14.), "Brethren,.l count no myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are , behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press to- I ward the mark fer the prise of the ! high calling of .God In Christ Jesus." rl CARRY ANTI.