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f PAGE FOUR V THE ALBANY DEMOCRAT -H ERALD, ALBANY, OREGON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 1936 "AND THE RAVEN, NEVER FLITTING, STILL IS SITTTING, STILL IS SITTING" dropped in the city's utilities threatened to take a. great many. Batmd at Albany, Onion, poatoffie m -' Meond-dui nail. Member United Pi-mi BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON -BY RODNEY DUTCHER- BY RODNEY DUTCHES -1 correct that, because Its local rep-SEA Serrlca ta ( orrr.poi.df ! rosentatives usually arc plantation WASHINGTON'. The- fuss over : owner, big AAA benefit payments lias I Under the new AAA soil pro-rvd to hrlnc nut ancles of the ! owners are supposed to give just then. I like to hear you say it." Suddenly a harsh voice from the front of the cab interrupted. The driver had turned and was eyeing them. "This is Jersey City," he said. "You want me to go any farther?" . Toby said, "Jersey City! Good heavens. Bill, look at the meter. Tell him to take us home. We can't waste money like this." 'Oh, hang the meter " But he gave the driver the address and the cab turned around. It was while making the turn that Toby noticed the card on the back of the driver's seat, bearing his license number. There was a picture of the taxi driver with his name and a few lines of type I sharecroppers about 25 per cent of farm programs which, although they won't be made Into campaign Issues, seem to reflect more seriously on the record than the mere fact that big payments were made to big producers in accordance with law. Displacement of sharecroppers and tenant farmers, notably In the south, Is ground for one of the chief complaints. The news that Thomas D. Campbell had received about $50,000 for not raising wheat was not considered as significant, except by politicians, as that Campbell as a "sharecropper" could pocket 85 per cent of the benefit payments while Indian owners of land which he rented pocketed 15 per cent at a time when cotton BharecroDoe'rs theoretically were averaging about 15 per cent of benefit payments and cotton land owners about 85 per cent. THE R. E. Lee Wilson plantation In Arkansas received the largest cotton payments $199,700 in 1933 and 1334. Interest In that sum Is accentuated by charges of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union that the firm changed from a share-cropping system In order not to have to share benefits, threw hundreds on relief, and rehired workers at 75 cents for a 12 to 14-hour day. This practice has been widespread, it Is said, necessitating large relief and Resettlement expenditures In addition to AAA benefit money. Many croppers and tenants are alleged to have been phenagled out of all share in benefits and the AAA here, has been powerless to 5, On the Campuses; 5:30, Music; 5:45, Vespers Led by Rev. E. W. Warrington; 6, The Dinner Concert; 6:15, Swindles to Suit Port land Better Business Bureau; 6:30, Evening Farm Hour 6:30 Farm Act Information; 6:45 Market and crop reports and weather forecast; 7. Animal Husbandry; 7:15, Hops; 7:30, Music; 7:45, Trends in industrial Chemistry George W. Gleeson, assistant professor of chemical engineering, O. S. C. 8, The Oregon State System of Higher Education E. L. Packard, Dean an'd Director of Science; 8:15, The KOAC Drama Guild "The Pen is Mightier"; 8:45, Oregon State College Orchestra Dclbert Moore Conducting; 9-9:15, United Press News. I've been working for it and Blane half-promised me " "Fifty dollars is a lot of money, Bill. I used to earn $15 and I lived on it. We'll get along in grand style." "But you're used to so much more " "I'll have more, Bill. I'll have 1936 NEA Scntc., tut federal payments and no one here Is prepared to say how many evic-tlons or evasions may he expected. There has been constant conflict within AAA ranks as to what should be done to protect croppers and tenants, the. plantation own-ers' side being upheld by Cully Cobb, chief of the AAA cotton section. Croppers actually have been receiving 11 to 12 per cent of benefit payments, officials say. Meanwhile, the threat of the Itust brothers' cotton picker hangs heavy over the whole situation. A LSO Into the picture comes Mr. Oscar G. Johnston, manager of the federal cotton pool and man ager of the British-controlled Delta i md Pine Land Co.. which received the third largest cotton payment. Johnston has In time past been virtual boss of the cotton program. It was he who jammed through tha government's cotton loan policy and especially the 12-cent loan rate over the original objection of Secretary Wallace and many others. The loan policy loaded the government with 6.000.000 bales of cottcn and. according to experts, caused a large decrease In cotton consumption especially In foreign ' markets, since cotton owners who could get 12 rents a pound from the government naturally didn't care to export at lower prices. A Brookings Institution report on AAA cotton control asserts that by the fall of 1935 the AAA was financing the holdlnt;' of nearly twice as much cotton as the much-abused old Federal Farm Board. In spite of marked reduction In the amount of cotton produced. (Copyright, 1936 NBA Service. Inc.) FIFTY YEAR ANNIVERSARIES McGregor, la. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller recently celebrated an occasion of double significance. It was their golden wedding anniversary and marked the end of their 50th year on the same farm. FOR FULL MARKET PRICES Market your Eggs Poultry Cream Sheep Wool Live and Dressed Veal THROUGH SWIFT & CO. Albany Phone 234 (AND -it':' 'if-- & --Z' frienjlf to vor 1 111 ha ; 1 V It left Pittsburgh, for a day or so facing the most dreadful fate im aginable for a modern city. Of course, the danger passed The flood waters subsided, peo ple got their basements shoveled out and mopped up, the power plants begun to hum again, and life was going forward on the usual basis before so very long But the threat had been just real enough to show what a slim thread it is that holds up the lives and the happiness of the millions in our cities. We do a great deal of talking about the horrible things that could happen in a modern war. with airplanes raining explosives and incendiary bombs on t densely populated city. The pic ture is frightful, but it is too elaborate.. An invader bent on destroying a city would not need to lay down any intensive bombard ment. All he would need to do would be' to drop a few bombs on the power plants and the pumping stations. Then, if his aim had been good, the could fly serenely away and leave the city to writhe helplessly through its death agony. A dozen bombs, properly placed, would do the trick. A modern city is essentially an unnatural thing. It groups together some hundreds of thousands of people and strips them all of the ability, to fend for themselves in case of need. The water that they drink, the fire that warms their houses, the power that gives them light, preserves their food, enables them to move from place to place, and permits them to keep in touch with one another all these things are as much out of the individual citizen's control as they are out of the control of his pet spaniel. For the city dweller depends on co-operative effort for all these things. Produce an accident or a hostile blow which disrupts that effort and he is helpless as a ship-wrecked sailor on a raft in midocean. He can do absolutely nothing toward supplying these wants for himself. He can only wait until the services on which he depends are restored. Postpone their restoration for only a few days, and you would let loose in the modern city a honor of darkness, cold, hunger and panic such as the world lias not seen before. BARBS TJOCTOns didn't know what to do with that Louisiana woman who talked for nevcn days. From experience, they knew It was futile to say, "Yes, door." Those Clerelanders rfo.trrt with liiKor to test a new drunk detector" leant to know how long this viartyr-toscicnce business has been going on. At Inst reports. Went Virginia's Holt, was living up to his title. "Ilnby of the Senate." by keeping politicians awake nlKlits. A rumor from the front hat it that Emperor Halle Selassie had lost his uhiskers. Which makes it difficult for II Dure to beard the Lion of I. ions. in the east (hat motto may have chanced lo "Put aside for a lloody Uny." Graduation Exercises Scheduled for May 8 Fourteen districts of the eastern Linn county school system joined yesterday in a picnic on the banks of the Santiam six miles above Sweet Home and decided that the graduation exercises of their schools would be held jointly on Friday, May 8. The eastern districts have also joined in presenting their annual May day exhibits, and all programs and activities are being given on a large scale. Approximately 25 teachers were at the picnic. ALASKAN TALK SET Life of the Aleutian Islands In dians wilt be shown in pictures at tlie Christian church at 7:30 p. m. Wedneseday by Kev. and Mrs Franklin J. Smith from Bristol Bay, Alaska. Rev. Smith is tin former pastor of the Halsev Chris tian church. A slight offering will be taken. Barber and Beauty Work for the Entire Family At Popular Price Hair Cutting Permanent Waving Hair Tinting Flnsjrr Waving Marcelling etc. WALKER'S Barber and Beauty Shop 21 Lyonl. Phone 679-R 7 nd NBA Ntwi Service. EeUbltibed 186S. i t ., , Editors and, Publisher! ,, L. Jackion and tt. R. CronUe, SUBSCRIPTION RATES DELIVERED BY CARRIER . - On 7ar, in advance 16.80 01 month, In advance 2.76 One month, in advance .CO hi BY MAIL Linn, Ben torn, Marion. Lane and Lincoln j.-' eountiaa. One year, In advance $8.00 .Sis agontbi, in advance 2.26 . Three months, in advance 1-26 One month. In advance .60 -r-By Mall -SUacwbeiv In U. B. A. One year, in advance 16.00 i aionUnwia advance ..... 2.71 oe month, la advanc ' CO er aopr, on traim and newutanda .. .06 i In crdertnn chanvea of addreaa lubacrlr-n ahnuld aWava (ve old ma well a new W Pablbbed Dally Except 8undayp ill Democrat-Herald PublUhlns Co., Inc. 9n Independent Afternoon Newspaper iddreaa. M. C. Sloffwaen ft Co,, National Adver- tUtf Repraaentatlvea. - PARENTS AND CRIMINALS J I .... ... T;The oldest arrow in the quiver 0S the experienced criminal lawyer is the picture of a gray-haired another--weeping over the way wardness of her unfortunate son if' Any reporter who has covered Very many criminal ,, court , trials can tell you all about it. The thug who. is being tried will sit at the trial table, doing his. level best to Wear an innocent, morc-sinned- against-than-sinnlng look; and his advocate, with quavering voice, will tell the jury' aboqt thtf mother of "this poor boy.'Vand will beg them to send sonny back to. her so that her. pur? motherlove may redeem and ennoble him. 'lt Is 'all very pretty and inspir-ftg, of course, but it is about time hat someone spoke up and inquired, why; mothe Jsij't right (Jhere in the dock along with son-'ry boy, facing vtrial on her. own account. " ; ' ' ; J. Edgar Hoover, renowned head 4f the G-Men, tolc) the New York tftound Table Forum the olher day 'lhat an amazing number of the .crimes- charged to our underworld Hhese days should really be charged to the underworldlings' parents. Some 20 per cent of all our crime, said Mr. Hoover, is committed by lads .who are not yet old enough to vote. Many of these youngsters are still of high school age. Practically all of them come from homes where papa and mama Just couldn't be bothered to enforce discipline, set up high moral standards and, in general, see to It that Junior set his feet in the way that he should go. Worse yet, continued Mr. Hoover, when one of these wayward boys does get into a jam with the law, his parents come down to court with ony one thought in mind to get him out of trouble. That he may need a swift rap over the knuckles to straighten him out never seems to enter their heads. ' ' They weep over him and cuddle up to him and save him, if they can, from paying the penally' fur his misdeeds; and. by the same token, they leave him feeling that it is all right if he goes out and steals another car or sticks up another filling stntion, as long as the law doesn't catch him. The attack on crime, then, Mr. Hoover concludes, must begin with "a reconstruction of the American viewpoint toward belter parental discipline and a greater sense of law abidance beginning in the home." . This is so undeniably true as to be self-evident. Yet it is the one step we usually overlook when we talk about wiping out the underworld. . The police courts, jails, penitentiaries, and death chambers of our land tell an unspeakably tragic story i and it is a story which, in the vast majority of cases, begins back In some American home in which the father and mother made a terrible mess of their most important job. Back of almost every criminal stands a parent who failed. HELPLESS MODERNS Whatever else the recent floods have done, they at , least have shown how the modern city leaves the lives of Its Inhabitants forever at the mercy of a mechanical accident. What hurt Pittsburgh the worst, for Instance, was not the fact that a torrent of water went sloshing through the streets and base ments of the downtown district It was .(lie fact that elecric power was cut of that heat Was not available, that the city water supply was menaced. . The flood Itself look comparatively few lives in Pittsburgh. The monkey wrench which the flood GCZEMAr quickly subdued and healinn ofhSc anqry skin aided wilhResinol efreeKesinol'A.o4tto..Md. BY LAURA LOU BROOKMAN CHAPTER XXXVII Bill's voice was strained, try- ng to keep steady. "Oh," he said, 'a wedding! Well, I think I can guess the rest. It's Jumicson, isn't it He's a lucky guy, Toby, and I wish you both every happiness. Every happiness in the world." "But it's not " Toby began-"It's not Jumieson?" "No,' Toby said, It isn't." One of Bill Brandt's hands gripped the edge of the table. Toby, he asked, "aicn t you in ove with Tun Jumicson? "You don't understand, Bill " 'No, I guess 1 tlunt. 1 didnt know there was anyone olso. Well, congratulations hold, whoever lie is. 1 hope that he's good enough for you." 'BUI Brandt! ' Toby s voice rose, exasperated. "Will you pleuse lis ten to me for a minute? Will you give me a chance lo go on and tell you what I've been trying to?" 'Why, yes sure. 'You seem to think this is my wedding I'm talking about. It isn't; it's Harriet's. She's going to marry Marty Iliatt next month. She told me last ninlit. Oilier peo ple aren t supposed to know about it yet, but 1 know siie wouldn't mind my telling you. i Marty's a peach and I'm sure they will be happy together- Don't you 1 think it's grand, Bill'.'" I lie did not answer, did not seem ; to be listening. "Wait a minute,' Bill said, leaning forward. "Ut me gel litis straight. Did you sav'i.. ,,,, i in I,,,-.., i , o,,'' Is that right?" I above the signature of a city official. Toby put a hand on Bill's arm. "Bill!" she said excitedly, "do you remember how we used to leave notes for each other in the telephone booth at the dr ug store?" sure. "And do you remember the paee of the directory we always used the one with the name 'Finkle-witz, at the top of the page?" "Yes." . Toby pointed to the card on the back of the driver's seat. "Look." she said. Bill read the name. It was "L. Finklewitz." "Well," he said, "so it's our old friend, L- Finklewitz. That makes it perfect, doesn't it?" But it wasn t the taxi drive he meant, it was Tobys lips. (THE END) Young Democrats to Convene at Salem The fifth annual convention, the first out of Portland Tor the Young Democrats clubs of the state, will be held in Salem April 24, 25 and 26. The city officials of Salem have pledged their support to U. S. Burt, president of the Young Democratic clubs of Oregon, in extending a cordial welcome on behalf of the citizens of Salem. In addition to a full program during the convention the annual banouet will be held in the Salem armory. Saturday evening, April 25, at 6:30. 1 Governor Ross of Idaho, Governor Martin of Oregon and Willard Walter of Washington, D. C, rep-ersenting the Young Democratic Clubs of America, are to be present. Wednesday, April 22 5. On the Campuses; 5:30, Music; 5:45, The Vespers Led by Rev. A. L. Lansberry; 6, The Dinner Concert; 6:15, Oregon Farmer's Union; 6:30, Evening Farm Hour 6:30 Things Seen and Done Floyd Mullen; 6:45 Market and crop reports and weather forecast; 7 R. N. Lunde "Servicing the Car for Spring and Summer Driving; 7:15 J. D. Mickle "Our Milk Supply"; 7:30, Music for the Strings Clara i-napman, Catherine Jordon, and Carol Yokum; 7:45, Municipal Affairs League of Oregon Cities; 8:05, Music; 8:15, We Write a Story Alexander Hull; 8:30, Music; 9-9:15 United Press News. Thursday, April 23 9 a. m., Homemakers' Hour: 9:30, "Wayne and Jane"; 10, Music; 10:15, Guarding Your Health; 10:30, Music: 10:45. KOAC School of the Air 10:45 German; 11 The Story of Oregon; 11:15 The Romance of Words; 11:30 The Story of Music; 11:45, Music; 12. Noon Farm Hour 12:05, United Press News; 12:15. Foresters in Action; 12:40. Market and crop reports and weather forecast. : 1 p. m., Music; 1:15, The World Book Man; 1:30. Program on Parade; 1:45, Music; 2. Lesson in Spanish; 2:15, Music; 2:30. The riume ijai nen necreauon in me National Forests" George Griffith; 3, The Club Women's Half Hour "Designing with Rectangles" Professor Bernard Hin-shaw; 3:30. Music; 3:45, The Monitor Views the News; 4, Musical Stories; 4:30, Stories for boys and girls. the Value Itome . S. Miller, Asst. Mgr. ;if ional lUuik POST - OFFICE KOAC Radio Program . .- . i you!" ... Later he asked, "What do you suppose your father will say when we tell him?" "He'll say he's getting a son he'll bo proud of. He likes you, Bill. He told me so- And I think he knows the way I feel about you. Besides, my father would be the last person in the world to tell anyone else who they should marry, or try to manage their lives for them. You know what his parents did to him by their interfering." "Yes, I guess that's right. Gee, he's swell, Toby! You know I can't believe this has happened. I was so sure Jamieson was the one you wanted " "I did think so, Bill once. But I found out 1 was mistaken. Tim's all right. Now that I understand him we're good friends. But I never really Was in love with him, any more than he was in love will) me. . "I thought I was broken-hearted over Tim once, but it was only my pride that was hurt. It was Father who made me understand how different real love is- Knowing the way he loved my mother, hearing him talk about her, and Knowing the way he feels about iter, after all these years, made me understand what real love is. I realized it was ' the way I feel about you." "Darling!" "But, oh, Bill, you wouldn't help me a bit! Honestly, 1 thought I was going to have to do the proposing!" "How could I guess you would care anything about u sap like I me." "Will you please stop calling my future husband a sap?" "Say it again, darling, will you?" "Sap." "No, thiit's not what I mean. Say future husband' the way you did SafvfiMHtvd of Your 111 tROtt wrw v J - r Her eyes met his, wavered. A',m ' wu"". iooy. ana u you 11 give "Toby, 1 haven't any right to say this to a girl like you, but I'm going to say it. I've got to. If you don't if it isn't Jamieson you care about have I got a chance?" She was smiling. "You've got more than that, Bill." He pushed back the chair, got to his feet. "Come on," he said abruptly, "let's get out pt this place." Outside he signalled a taxicab and tin; driver pulled toward the curb. As they waited, Bill nodded toward the cafeteria. "It's all right tor corned beef," he said, "but it's a hell of a place to kiss a girl. And I'm going to kiss you, Toby." He helped her into the cub and climbed in after her. "Anywhere," Hill told the driver, "Anywhere at all only keep going." Twenty minutes later he was i saying, "Toby, there isn't an ad-; jective In the language to fit you. You're the kind of a girl a man drtums about, even though he knows she doesn't exist. She couldn't, because she'd have to be perfect and they don't ma lie 'em lhat way. Except you, Toby. "I've got lo be honest with you, darling. All I've got to offer you is a $&U a week pay check and the kind of apartment that goes with it ad a couple of hundred dollars in the bank- I'm crazy about my job and I'll work hard at it, but I don't suppose I'll ever be able to i8,ve ou , ; yuu ,nave ,,uw ancr servants and cars and expensive clothes. You're tile most wonderful gin in me tne cnanee i it spena my lite o you happy. If you iiiuiK you comet marry a sap liKe " "".-""'"". in !-vl,u' Slic said. "Yes." Poets have sung of such ecstacy. Musicians have set it to music. Toby, and Bill had only- the hum it was of the taxicab motor; enough. He stud presently. "1 told you I'm only getting $50 a week now but I think 1 can get a raise Hccr dsw.Ktft r,r.vrr'J S r a k. K N( faint glow of pink tinged u.r , cheeks. "Well, you're ptirtlv I ,.1,1 What does that mean?" It means" the color in Toby's cheeks was definitely deeper as she hesitated, choosing the words. "lhat I'm in love but not with ! Tim.' She raised her eyes then, eyes! glowing radiantly. . For a moment Hill seemed I speechless. Then he said, the ! words tumbling over tint another. i. I you'll find a barrel of quality in every bottle! Old Quaker sticks to every rule of fine distilling, in spite of its friendly price MkJ&M i Choice ifPW HOPS JHW' for full flavor Neglect takes a rapid and heavy toll from the nltin of residential prop erty. Yon protect your investment as cll an enhance the comfort ami en-jo ment of your home w hen you keep it in muni repair ami up to date. Our Home Modernization Loan in helping literally hiimlrcdn of alert home ownrr to h thin. It had a numlwr of outstanding atl vantages. Loniitt Him CI Years In addition In its long-term feature, this practical loan plan provides n reasonahle interest rate, cav monthly payment that reduce holh principal and interest, amouutN from $100 to $2(NH specifically for rc You've ordered over 3 million cases of Old Quaker straight whiskey! 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