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PAGE TWO THE ISSAQUAH PRESS, ISSAQUAH, KING CO., WASHINGTON THURSDAY, JAN. 18, 19 W, HE ISSAQUAH PRESS ——0FFICIAL PAPER FOR THE TOWN OF ISSAQUAH— l l 2 l 2 Published Every Thursday at ISSAQUAH, KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON Subscription Rates: One year, in advance .......................................... ..$1.50 Six months, .......................................... .. .75 Outside the United States .................................... .. 2.00 ——.——_—____.—_______ Entered as second-class matter on October 27, 1916, at the postofiice at Issaquah, King County, Washington, under the Act of March 3, 1879. M. A. BOYDEN ................................................ ..PUBLISHER t o..me YESTE ...JNIssAQUAH EIGHTEEN YEARS AGO Issaquah Press, Jan. 20, 1922 ing to forty thousand dollars 0 their plant at Taylor. The‘High Point mill had close due to snow and cold. Many wer enjoying skating and coasting. ed, putting the salary of Tow Clerk at $120.00 per year, an Like other natural laws, the years he has resided_in California where he learned much in the way He frankly 1n- formed the radio people he ban would be worth plenty of money to the sta- After filing his initiative, those favoring it could be tappeo for a large sum of money, while those opposing it would pay an and both would buy huge numbers of radio laws of health are inexorable . . . Ignorance of the laws is not ad— mitted as an excuse any more than motive; and the sentence for breaches is true now as it was ages ago: “The soul that sinneth it shall die.” ——Sir Lauder Brunton. “ll INITIATIVE RACKETEERS We are now approaching what might well be termed the season of initiatives. Already one has been received proposing a chain store taxation bill but was return-g ed because the sponsors failed to send in the required filing fee. A P. U. D. bill has been accepted, making the law governing these utility districts more drastic ant: preventing excessive taxation. But there is another class of initiatives which we feel every paper in the state should warn their readers against, as it is de— veloping iiito lucrative “racket- eering.” Two groups work togeth« er, the pros and cons. One group will develop an idea for legisla- ‘tion which will find a certain group willing to contribute from ten cents to ten dollars for its support. The other racketeer will go out and agitate and raise money to fight the measure, rais— ing money the same way. All the way from a few hundred to tens of thousands of dollars are snag- ged during campaign years thru this type of racketeering. A sponsor of this sort recently visited a radio station in Seattle. where he formerly lived. In recent K‘PURE RAW MILK l AND CREAM . Phone 2-F-4 MORNING DELIVERIES Issaquah Valley Dairy ,._.. DR. G. ,M. BAKER DENTIST Office Hours, 9 to 5. Sunday and Evenings by Appointment Phone 60 Issaquah, Wash. ISSAQUAH FUNERAL HOME YOUR COMMUNITY MORTICIANS MR. and MRS. J. W. FLINTOFT __ DEPUTY CORONE‘R PHONE of racketeering. a proposition which tion. equally large sum, hours during the campaign. This is just the beginning. Busi- leaders, ness houses, industrial property owners, utilities, grocery stores, oil companies, departmen: stores, professional men and W0- ment, the aged, the unemployed and even the down-and—outers Wl-Il Shakedown for funds. Be on your guard for them. ll“ ARM ALASKAN REGION Those who claim that the seas guard the United States from in- vasion, have a strong case, yet the Alaskan region constitutes a vulnerable spot, which should not be left unarmed. Without going into tiresome statistics, it looks as though a voyage from the tip of Alaska to the shores of the allied Soviet re- publics were' less of an undertak- ing than a trip the length of Lake Superior. A fleet of large and seaworthy shuttle ferries plying between Russia and Alaska might be able to cause a great deal of trouble. When Congress parcels out the defense coin, perhaps it would be well to earmark a generous ap- propriation for Alaska, which, after all, is just as much a part 01 the United States as Iowa or New Jersey. ——‘-——1l THAT NEUTRAL ZONE In view ,of the. current contro- versy over the attempt of “the Americas” to establish a three hundred mile neutrality zone, it is of interest to note that the rea- son for the three miles being the distance over which a nation has jurisdiction regarding coastal wa— ters, is because at the time this international law was established, three miles was the longest range of any nation’s largest guns, and therefore the limit to which they could enforce their laws. From this reasoning one might infer that the new limit might well be' cut down some two hundred and seventy-five miles that‘ we may be in a better position to pa- trol that limit. ll . Historic Spot Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, is the only place where Columbus ever set foot on U. S. soil. fl ’t" Ill \‘ Where Do You Bank? A checking account, besides having the ~ I advantages of convenience and" safety, carries with it an el It indicates that you ement of prestige. are well organized that you are on a firm financial footing. It builds confidence hanc_es your personal reputation. * * It takes only a few and respect, en- minutes to start a checking, account here. Issaquah State Bank not be overlooked in this coming Town Treasurer year. Messrs. King and McKibben ha installed an additional washin machine at their laundry. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Issaquah Press, Jan. 16, 1925 Alec and Gust Enberg left thi visit in Sweden. Issaqu ah people selected Ina Isotalo had found employ ment in Seattle. who was in Seattle. Rev. J. S. Umberger, Pastor “The Church Going Family Is A Happy Family.” Sabbath will be: 10 a.m.—-—Sunday School. 1 1 a.m.—Worship. “Dissolving Doubt.” 7 p.m.—~Evening worship. 0 Preston Baptist Church Rev. Gordon Johnson, Pastor 9:45 a.m.—Sunday School. :30 p.m.—Junior Young People. Service. and 7:45, January 19. Rev. For- est Johnson, pastor of Calvary Baptist church in Everett, with his Y.P. will be on hand to con- duct the service. Sunday evening, January 21, a group of young people from Simp- son Bible Institute of Seattle will conduct the service and 6:30 p.m. and also bring messages in song at the evening service. The pastor will speak on the subject, “The Man We Need Today.” —_.__0 A Kingdom Without a King Hungary is a kingdom without I monaI‘Ch. Says the National Geo- graphic society. After the World war, this country first became a re- Public, via the revolutionary proc- ess; then, in 1919, a Soviet state un- der the “dictatorship of the prole- tariat.” The followmg year the op- position came into power, annulling the previous regimes and returning the nation to its former status of s monarchy. A kingdom with an empty throne, Hungary has been ruled since by a regent who has been absolved from responsibility to parliament. EMBROIDERING caocns'rmc \ Mrs..c. J. Boyden Directly East of Plnyficld Permanents DORIS’ Beauty Nook RDAYS" Denny-Kenton Clay & Coal Co. had made improvements amount- ‘ Ordinance No. 617 was publish- at $60.00 per morning on the Milwaukee for a to scrve on petit jury for February were Mrs. A. Stefani, W. H. Wood Geo. H. Johns, J. J. Hallworth, Eugene Hogan, John Brunsberg, Charles Baxter and J. H. Martin. Features at the theatre were “Code of the Sea” with Rod La— Rocque, and “Wild Oranges” With Virginia Valli and Ford Sterling. The Misses Mary Storgil and Mrs. Schmober was substituting a week at school for Miss Turner COMMUNITY CHURCH 0111‘ program for the coming 10:45 a.m.—-Preaching service. and Senior 7:45 p.m.—Evangelistic Gospel You are cordially invited to a special service under the sponsor- ship of the Y.P., Friday evening .we may be able to use. this spe- came in succession swine. a medi- cine, and then a'beverage. CEMENT IS WASHINGTON INDUSTRY l ll C I. 11 d d E Photo: Washington State Progress Commission and Washington Newspaper Publishers’Association Although not generally recognized as one of Washington’s Products, quality cement is manufactured in several parts of the state. Here is the Olympic Portland Cement Co. plant at Bellingham, which produces 900,000 barrels of cement annually, employs about 125 men. Its prin- cipal market is Alaska and western Washington, the product being used in all types of construction, including dams, bridges and road building. S HE IS AN AMERICAN He is an American. He hears an airplane overhead, and if he looks up at all does so in curiosity, neither in fear nor in the hope of seeing a prolt’ector. His wife goes marketing, and her purchases are limited by‘hcr needs, her tastes, her budget, but not by decree. He homes home of an evening through streets which are well lighted, not dimly in blue. He reads his newspaper and knows that what it says is not con- cocted by a bureau, but an honest, untrhmmeled effort to present the truth. He has never had a. gas mask on. He has never been in a bombproof shelter. His military training, and R.0.T.C. course in college, he took be- cause it excused him from the gym course, and it was not com— .‘ fig; He belongs to such fraternal organizations and clubs as desired. He adheres to a political party to the extent that he desires— the dominant one, if that be his choice, but with the,disltinct reser- vation that he may criticize! any of its policies with all the vigor which to him seems proper—any others as his convictions dictate, even, if it be his decision, one which holds that the them-y of gov- ernment of the country is wrong and should be scrapped. He does not believe, if his party is out of power, that the only pulsory. way in which it can come into power is through a bloody revolution. He converses with friends, even with chance abquaintances, ex- pressing freely his opinion on any subject, without fear. He does not expect his mail to be: opened between posting and receipt, nor his telephone to be tapped. He changes his place of dwelling, and does not report so doing to the police. He has not registered with the police. He carries an. identification card only in case he should be the, victim of a traffic accident. He thinks of his neighbors across intérnntionfil borders of those to the north as though they were across a State Iinev, rather than as foreigners—offline to" the south more as strangers since they speak a. language different from his, and with. the knowledge that there are now matters of difference between. his government and theirs, but of neither with an expectancy of war. He worships GOD in the fashion of his choice, wlithout lat. His children are with him in his home, neither removed to a placé of greater safety, if young, nor, if older, ordered ready to serve the State with sacrifice of life or limb. \ He has his problems, his troubles, his uncertainties, but all oth- ers are not overshadowed by the immincnce of bhttle and sudden death. ‘ f He should struggle to preserve his Ame‘ricunism with its price- less privileges. He (is a fortunate man. I He is an American. —New York Sun. W SPE IAL CLUBBING RATE The combined length of ter- To ROVIDE WORLD NEWS races constructed for erosion con- Important, vital events are “‘01 by farmers Who PartiCiDatecl crowding each other off the front in the 1938 AAA Farm Program pages of the daily papers today, would reach around the earth ap- coming from all parts of the prOXimately three times- world. Under _New Managament— WHITE SWAN INN HANNAH STROM FREDA KRUSELL Pathfinder, a magazine Coming out of Washington, D. C., is searching for these facts and is commenting on them without bias or political flavor. In order‘that our readers may be able to get this information at a minimum cost we are arranging a special- ly low clubbing rate. with» this magazine. See the advertisement in this issue and if interested, act at once as We are not sure how long We Cater to PRIVATE PARTIES AND BANQUETS Dinners Served . We Handle Bottled Beer __.. cial rate. —————o—_ Bad Luck Expectancy A major emergency in the form of a serious illness, surgical opera- tion, or accident, must be faced ev- ery 11 years by the average Ameri- can family. If it is illness. it will most likely be pneumonia or stom- sch ulcers-with an average cost of $343 for doctor, nursing, and hos- pital expenses. If it is an opera- tion. it will probably be an. appen- dectomy at a cost of around $258: 11 on accident. chances are it will be either on automobile crash or a toll of some kind costing $240 to remedy. \ —._..._._,___0 Uses for Conce First used as s food, coffee bo- Lak DANCING EVERY W 'Leave Seattle 1:00 p. Now. Open . . . UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT eSammamish Inn with SATURDAY NIGHT UNION MUSIC ERNIE and LEONE Proprietors Former Owners of “The Thistle" in West Seattle ,{ I. HI TIMELYS ,1. By E. Engebretsen School Gets New l.‘Vlike’ . . . ‘ The Senior class of ‘39 left' . the school, as a gift, a new mi phone. which will be used for; first time at the Kirkland-I quah game here Friday eveni, A system of broadcasting been needed on so many occasi that those benefiting from new set will surely appreciate i l l Kuhn to Play Huckleberry . . ': Albert Kuhn, a member of ‘. Junior class, is taking the part Huckleberry Finn in the fam comedy of Roy F. Lewis. T change was made because Edi Eaton, the former “Huck,” moving away. ‘r t t Girls to Wear White . . . . The Senior Girls, at a. gr. meeting Monday, unanimously I le‘cted white formals for th_ graduation costume. iii Exams Today and Tomorrow . I: The final semester examinati will be taken today and tom row. The report cards, which , come out next week, will mir the outcome.of these tests. ‘ t t 1‘ Girls Adopt Truth Box . . . At a meeting Friday, the Gi Club voted a truth box, into whi: girls will put suggestions ‘- criticisms that will help to i_ prove each others appearance a' personality. :I‘ i i “l” In Appreciation . . . We, of the Issaquah Hi School, wish to extend our tude and appreciation to Mrs. Blaine Ellefson, for participati in the Annual Christmas Conce . t i t On For Washington . . . June Lindsay, representative the Issaquah High School for is: “Good Citizen Pilgrimage ', Washington, DC.” contest, whi is sponsored by the Daughters the American Revolution, to the examination yesterday th, will determine the pilgrim for I. State of Washington. t i 1‘ Girls Enthusiastic . . . The large basketball turnou in the girls' intramural spor show that they are enthusiast in this activity. The first fe' turnouts will be used for practi‘. ing until they are able to p1 from six to eight minute quarte " N0 COMMONLY USED AI) MEDIUM E\(IEPT :1 HOME NEWSPAPER IS RATED AS .\ COMMUNITY ASSET ::.w:-r....v-=u. m mwa» Issaquah Auto Freight -.»~ ‘70‘_ \ s “W . ‘;1:“'i(‘v‘»~m m .;,R...-.......,,a,,,, r... v .. , . . _. WE DO— All Kinds of Business Hauling j Every Business Day BETWEEN SEATTLE and Coalfield, Issa uah, High Point. Preston, Mono on, Elliott, and . Cedar Grove and all way-places . Seattle Depot ‘ Railroad Ave., Dearborn t. and Railroad Way I' in. only Leave Issaquah 6:00 a.m. Telephone 4-J